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TWO 4 < 4 4 4 4 < < < < < 4 4 1 Roosevelt May Deliver Four Major Speeches Considering Personal Ap-„ .pearances in Pennsyl'"., " vunia, Ohio, Illinois and New York , Washington. Oct. 14 </P> — President Roosevelt may carry his fourth term campaign personally Into Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois, In addition to his home state of New York, where an aggregate of 135 electoral votes are at stake. 'It was said authoritatively today that these states are high on the presidential intincrary now under consideration, although the White House «ald no dates or places are ready for announcement. Coincident with an announcement by Presidential Secretary—Sisphea- Early that Mr. Roosevelt had declined an Invitation to speak next _ Wednesday night on the New York Herald Tribune forum, Democr,atlp spokesmen said the chances ' are good that he will speak in Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago, probably alter his address on international affairs before th« Foreign Policy Association in New York City next Saturday night. Speech Talk Follows Berie Letter Early's statement that the president is "talking about" other speeches came after publication by the White. House 'of a letter to the president from Adolf A. Berle,- Jr., assistant secretary of state, which a ceased Governor Thomas E. Dewey, Republican presidential nominee, of making a "surprisingly dishonest effort" in his Charleston, W. Va., *peech to make,-It appear that the present administration secretly hopes to "set up a communist system." Berle «aid Dewey "ripped a single sentence" from a memorandum Berle prepared in 1939 and put it forward."as the doctrine advocated, ..fb'oXigh the entire memorandum 'showed the exact contrary." ..The White House also made available to reporters, although not as a White House document, a compilation of some of Dewey's quotations from administration speeches, testimony or documents. Each quotation was followed by a fuller quotation from the same record, speech or document in obvious design to develop the contention that Dewey had distorted the meaning. Other Talks Considered Mr. Roosevelt's campaign' consultants, it was learned, hav* talked of speeches at Detroit, St. Louis, Buffalo and the Twin Cities of Minnesota, but ths likelihood of their being Included in a swing is regarded by them as slim compared •with others higher on the tentative list. The president probably will not go west of Chicago In any •tumping tour, one spokesman said. The four states tentatively marked for possible visits are all populous battle grounds. All have big Industrial centers where party workers have been active in getting voters registered. New York has 47 electoral votes, Pennsylvania 35, Illinois 2S, and Ohio 25. All were carried by Mr. Roosevelt in l«o but are now classed by many politicians as doubtful. RooaeveH Decline* Forum Talk One Dewey talk will be on foreign policy on the New York Herald —.Tribune forum at 9:30 p. m. CEWT) ~next Wednesday. This In the same Jnlght the President was asked to speak, but declined. In announcing a telegram of refusal had been sent last night .to Mrs. Ogden Reid, vice president of the newspaper, Secretary Early said that as far as he knew no reason was given. la New York, Robert E. Hannegan, Democratic national chairman, said he had written an explanation of the President's action to Mrs. Ogden -Reid, vice president of the Herald Tribune. Mrs. Reid's secretary said no such communication had been received yet. Dewey has speeches scheduled for Buffalo, October 31; New York 'City November 4 and a radio studio election eve talk, as well as addresses in St. Louis Monday, Minneapolis October 24, Chicago October 25 and Boston November 1. SUNDAY.TIMES. CUMBERLAND; MD., SUNDAY, tyCTOBER 15, 1944 They're Not Superstitious Marine Pfc. George J. Czlmback, Corning, N. Y., and Lucy Figueroa New York city, both 22, cross their fingers for luck as they enter the marriage license bureau In New York city wheri they were married on Friday, the 13th. ._.. . . '. ' . . Norton Amazed At Luee Statement "Calls on Republican Speaker To Apologize For Calling the President a Liar New York, Oct. W (ff«u_K ep , Mary T. Norton (D-NJ) said tonight that if Rep. Clare Soothe Luce (R-Conn) "does not apologize for calling the President a liar, there Is no truth in the woman." Mrs. Norton's statement was !s-. uad through tha women's division •of- the Democratic National Committee. Mrs. Luce, in a prepared speech in Chicago last night, said of Mr. Roosevelt: "For me, he is the only American president who ever lied us into a war because he did not have the political courage to lead us into It." • In her statement, Mrs. Norton *atd: "I read the words of Mrs. Luce this morning with amazement— mcnt that a woman, particularly the so-cnlled ace woman of the Republican Party who has not yet finished her first term In congress, would make a statement she cannot back up with the record." GOP'cr Says Hannegan'a Shennnnigans Unfounded New York, Oct. 14 (/TV-Republican National Chairman Herbert Brown- pi I. Jr., snys an assertion by Demo- Nntinnoi ch=lr^::r. nolicii, E. Hajmcgan that "apparently there Is •-. whispering campaign" regarding President Roosevelt's health Is "unfounded" and "some more of Hannegan's shcnnanlgans." 10 Allied Warships Destroyed, Japs Claim New RAF Bomb Mokes Nazi Flying Bomb Look Like A Toy Tobin Not One Of Teamsters In Hotel Brawl By HENRY B. JAMESON . London, Oct. 14 (m — The air «* ««„„!„ -D««-u« ministry announced tonight that the of Senate Frobe BAP has be en brea king dams,' sea- Committee Refuses To Say Whether Any Of ficera Were Involved walls, and submarine;pens recently with .a- new-type,. 12,000-pound earthquake bomb which it described as "undoubtedly the most destructive ah- weapon ever used." The b 'S weapon combines great — Senate penetrative power with a terrific tf;~J W« ,J 7 , , ..... . . Washington, Oct. 14 ..., Investigators have identified and UItwv Cltcl;t obtained affidavits from American adding that "no other bomb used Federation of Labor teamsters who j n this war, either by our selves or r\n win. +«,»._ ».l*-\. 4-«, n -fc*_.._„ _.crt . ... - . .'.-_ ^^ came to blows with two Navy officers in the "Battle of the Statler." Chairman Green (D-RI) of the Senate campaign expenditures committee disclosed today, but he refused to make the affidavits public.' Likewise Green would not divulge the names or number of the unionists involved but snitf. it had been, established that President Dan Tobin of the teamsters was not one of them, and that none of the participants was "a personal friend of President Roosevelt." Affidavits Not Rtvealed The affidavits were obtained yesterday by Robert T. Murphy, attorney tor the; Senate committee, at New York headquarters of the union. Tobin himself did not make an affidavit, Green said because he wasn't an eye 'witness. Asked if the affidavits would be made public, Green replied, '1 don't know when or if they ever will be made public." That will be left up to ths full committee which will consider it here next Wednesday Green added. Lt, (jg) Randolph . Dicklns, Jr, one of the Navy officers, said he Mid a companion became Involved In an argument with a group of men at tl;e Statler hotel the night of September 23 when the officers refused to say for whom they would vote for president In the election. The melee occurred shortly after Mr. Roosevelt opened his -fourth :erm campaign in a speech to the teamsters et the hotel. Dicklns said he was told after the ruckus: "You have struck a personal friend of the president. Silent as To Officers 'Were any of those Involved officers of the union? ed. Green was ask_ s^s-n%,-v- „-»-»'£ to go into iliat, !s Lhe Senator replied. Later Murphy also talked with reporters. He said he didn't want to go beyond what Senator Green had stated, but remarked that Tobin was "extremely cooperative" In helping to obtain the affidavits. Rich Oil Executive Attacks Roosevelt Says President Hopes to Make Truman Next Leader of Nation Philadelphia, Oct.'14 (/P)—Joseph N f . Pew, Jr., multi-millionaire Pennsylvania oil executive, making what was termed the first political speech of his career last night at a Republican rally, said President floosevelt "is not campaigning for himself, but for Senator Harry Tru- to make the man, who he hopes next president of States the New-Type, 12,000-Pound . Explosive Described as "Most Destructive Ever Used" blast effect, the ah- ministry said, by the enemy, has had these two advantages." "Even the old-type, 12,000-pound factory buster detonated on the surface and destroyed Its-target by the blast alone," the ministry observed. , The blast of either one makes that of the Nazi flying bomb look like a toy. The new bomb is three times the size of the original blockbusters, one of which is known to have destroyed at least 30 buildings during an attack on Emden. That would mean that under the same conditions the "earthquake" might flatten up to 100 buildings. Scientists estimate that 1U blast damage covers an area of approximately 80,000 square yards. It is streamlined so that it will penetrate into the earth even from moderate altitudes-. It carries a delayed action use so that the bomb does not explode until it is inside or under its target. The head contains the heaviest possible charge of "a very powerful explosive." Its extraordinary penetrative power was shown In recent attacks on the submarine pens at Brest. They were among the strongest shelters ever built by man, with concrete roofs 12 feet thick. "Four 12,000-pounders hit the roof and drilled their way right through the concrete to explode Inside," the air ministry declared. The new bombs also have been used with great success in knocking out formidable German long-range weapon sites; One of them dropped on a hillside In Prance burled hundreds of flying bombs the Germans had stored in limestone,caves. It took only one to put the big German battleship Tirpltz out of action, probably for the duration. They also were used to <!rsln the vital Dortmund-Ems canal, to crumble the sea walls around Wal- cheren island off the Dutch coast where the Germans had long-range guns and to smash the Dembs dam in southern Prance. Okayaiiia, Chief (Continued from Page i) Hnrbor. Since that time the military establishment on the island has been enlarged until it has become a gigantic arsenal supplying all the enemy operations. This tenth expedition of the air giants was the shortest raid they have made : to date and permitted transport pf greater bomblonds. The official announcement said the ag of incendiaries an( was the greatest In a single .operation ... .-Burma-India theater. It also marked the beginning of n „ Superfortress opera is. Maj, Gen. Curtis Le May, Ii prc-raid analysis and forecast, said "previous operations were United ? a , P rc y. ous operations were u " lveu largely preliminary while the crews Pew Wded, "We will never stand !oa £ led ^ "* e the ^5 ca i new weapon ,r this " with confidence. The first phase of for this. Predicting Pennsylvania would go for Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, Pew said "we .are going to see the t greatest Republican sweep In his- " lory from one end of America toj City Chairman David \V. Hsrris WeaCl OI U. S. remarked at the conclusion of Pew's combat testing is satisfactorily end cd. From now on the real Job be- glas and greater damage with each can be expected." speech, which preceded that of Gov. Green of Illinois, "This Dwight H s (Continued from Page i) Senator. She is the former wife of the first 'time "Mr". Pew "has ev« / r ° 0h ^ ^^ 0 f£ r °Jl C ^ F - hilade!l ? h!a ' „ _'»»«l"i»J!Vi1_*,*""*""' l *"" l *ja year ago. Mrs. Sproul and Falrless have bean acquainted nearly 20 years. Both attended the wedding In San Francisco last August of Mrs. Sproul's daughter, Caroline, to Fair- Republican organization." New York City Vote Registration Off From '40 —— less' son. Lt. New York, Oct. 14. W)~Reglstra- JUSNR , Blaine F. Fairiess, A tabulation of the city's five boroughs showed a total of 3,419,861 8»n Francisco, Oct. 14 (Saturday) I </fV-The Tokyo radio claimed today that Japan has "sunk or destroyed 10 enemy warship of which six are carriers." during recent American raids In the Pacific. The Japanese broadcast wag In English ana lor American consump-j ... _._ „. „, (ends at 10:30 o'clock tonight. tion of NewVork city voters for the! Falrtess. 34, is a native of Pigeon presidential election today fell be- °"~ " u '~ "" — J ' hind the 1940 total for the first time since polls opened on Monday. Run, Ohio . Ohio. He graduated from Northern University In 1812. Formerly president of Carnegle-Ill Inols Steel Corporation, he became president of P. S. Steel January 1, 1938 - He holds o(flccs OT <"rector- 554529. HeRlstrntlon of New York City voters for the November election ' Following a reception at tho Hatfield home, the couple left for a short Wedding trip. They will make their home at Llgonier, Pa. Dewey Bid For Baljots Will Be Intensified Has Arranged To Talk in Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Chicago, Buffalo After St. Louis Address BY JACK BELL •Albany, N. Y., Oct. 14. (^—Pressing his campaign in the doubtful states, Qov. Thomas E, Dewey, on the eve of his departure for St. Louis arranged to make a major campaign address in Pittsburgh th« night of Oct. 20. ' The Republican presidential nominee,, who will leave tomorrow afternoon for a speech In St. Louis Monday night dealing, with whsjt he has called "the urgent need for honesty and competence in our national government," did not announce his Pittsburgh subject. There was immediate speculation, however, that this speech, which will follow the Governor's talk on "This Must Be the Last War" at the New York Herald - Tribune forum Oct. 18, would deal largely with the problems facing industry and labor In the postwar reconver- sion period. Thus far, he has made no "business" talk as such, but has touched on the subject hi several speeches. No Comment On Roosevelt There was no comment from the Governor's office on the White House announcement that President Roosevelt had declined to talk on the Herald-Tribune Forum, which he customarily closes with an address. With evidence Increasing that the President otherwise may enlarge his political speaking schedule, aides said Dewey also might sandwich additional dates Into his program for the remainder of this month. The schedule includes appearances Oct. 24 at Minneapolis, Oct. 25 at Chicngo and Oct. 31 at Buffalo. There was some talk of a major stop in Ohio or Michigan on the return trip from Chicago. Dewey's visit to Pittsburgh will take him. Into an area that has been strongly Democratic In recent years but into a state which -Herbert Brownell, Jr., GO# national chairman, said yesterday he was confident the Republicans would carry Nov. 7. Pennsylvania. Held Vital Other Dewey followers, however, have made no secret of the fact that they consider Pennsylvania, with its 35 electoral votes, second only to New York as a major battleground. The state three times has gone for President Roosevelt, and Republicans this year have made strenuous efforts to reverse that result. Earlier in the campaign, 'Dewey visited Pittsburgh for conferences with business, labor and political leaders on his way to the Republican governors' conference 'In St. Louis. At that tlrr?, local Republican leaders urged him to return for a major speech, Dewey plans to lay particular emphasis on "competence" in government In his SU Louis talk, Which is to be broadcast by the NBC and Blue networks from 9 to 9:30 p. m., central)war time, and rebroadcast later, "fhe time of the Pittsburgh talk has not been set. Aides said that at St. Louis the nominee was expected to continue the vigorous criticisms of the New De'al and President Roosevelt he began, in Oklahoma City continued In Charleston, W. last week. that and Va, Interest Rate On Public Debt Low Wartime Increase Accomplished at Average Rate of Only 1 3-4 Per Cent Morgenthau Says Los Angeles, Oct. 14 (;P}-iTreasUry Secretary Henry Morgenthau said ioday that the vast wartime Increase in the public debt has been accomplished at an average Interest rate of only 1% per cent, compared with 4 >/i per cent in World War I. "The resulting interest saving approximates four bUiton uO;Ir>rs a year," he said in an address prepared for delivery at a war bond rally. He added that Interest in all securities sold during this conflict has been fully taxable, while Issues marketed during the last world war were all either wholly or partially Agreement On II. S. Policy For Germany Reaction To Morgenthau's Agrarian Reich Proposal Gears Air For Actual i Decisions ;. exempt. "This has resulted In a further let saving to the treasury amount- Ing to several hundred million dol- "ars a year," he declared. "I do not anticipate a rise in In- ;erest rates In the foreseeable fu- :ure. x x x we believe x x x we shall be able to refund our obllga- :ions, as they come due, at rates comparable to those now prevailing. Thus the saving to the treasury will continue over a long period of years." Morgenthau came here to aid in plans for the sixth war loan drive which will begin Nov. 20 pn Reds and Tito (Continued from Page i) were In the Baltic port. Forty fires Jroke out accompanied by explb- iions In the port district and could be observed for 125 miles, the com- munique said. Hungary's fate was. nearlng a decision in great four-day-old tank battles on the Hungarian plain near szoinofc, 50 miles southeast, of Budapest, and near Debrecen, important communicetloris v&itet 115 miles east of the capital. There were unconfirmed reports hat the last big Axis satellite na- lon already was negotiating armistice with the Allies. Reds To Wage Prussian Drive Now that Riga, Latvian capital on the Baltic, has fallen the Russ- aris can divert thousands of troops o the battle for East Prussia, and Berlin said the heaviest Red Army jresaure was being exerted against h« southern side of the Reich pro- 'incc from the northern Polish .own of Rozan, on the west bank of he Narew river 33 miles from the fazl frontier. Early liberation of Belgrade WHS ijcpected. The ancient fortress city with a pre-war population of more nan 300,000 At the confluence of he Sava and Danube rivers was occupied by the Germans April 13, '941, after mass raids by Nazi xmibcrs had Ivlllans. killed thousands '03 ; Washington, Oct. 14 ,.., v agreement on the general lines..of American policy fqr the long-range control of Germany and especially German ability to make war in the future was forseen by some well Informed officials today. .Three weeks of public as 'we 11 as private official debat over Secretary Morgenthau's original plan for ending the German menace by stripping-the Reich of Us industry-is understood to have cleared 'the official atmosphere considerably, Not Inslsllve on Industry Stripping As a result, it is reported' oh excellent authority that Secretary Morgenthau and those who represent his viewpoint in Interdepartmental • committees formulating German control plans no longer insist on extreme deindustrialization of Germany. Apparently they are much closer to War and State Department experts who favor control of the enemy's war-making resources . through selective .elimination or control of such Industries as synthetic oil manufacture and steel processing. Several points now reported as generally acceptable to the experts are said to Include: The breaking up of large German estates and their conversion into small farms to be distributed among the German people. ; The preservation or restoration, under rigid Allied control, of some of'the. industries and .mining operations in Germany which are considered necessary to economy of Europe as well as the existence of the German people. Tough policies in dealing with the German people either Individually or in political or other groups—for example no fraternization is allowed between American invading troops and German citizens—but provision for the relief ol these people to prevent needless hunger and cold. Restoration of Transportation Restoration of the transportation system sufficiently to allow the exchange of products within Germany —some areas are food 'deficit territories and some produce a food surplus but lack fuel found in other areas. Indefinite control of German industry, and political and to some extent economic organizations—for instance to prevent cartels—so that the old i union of politics and industry can not be revived to start another war before Germany has a chance to redeem Itself as a "peace loving" state. All the long range policies for German control find some reflection in the detailed policies for the period of military occupation which will begin when the country is fully-conquered. Plans for that have been well advanced in agreement with. Britain and Russia insofar as Allied governmental machinery and the creation of these spheres of control are concerned. The degree to which major Industries and transportation systems are maintained and restored in this period will have a direct bearing on the state of Herman industrial power In the long future. Military Occupation Expanding its machinery for the period of military occupation, the State Department said today, that two foreign service' of fleers, Ware Adams of Savannah, Ga., and Parker W. Buhrman, of Botetcourt County, Va., have been ordered to loin the staff of General Elsenhower In London as aides to Ambassador Robert Murphy, political advisor on German affairs. Reports persist too, that Leon Henderson, former director of the Office of Price Administration, may be named to handle economic affairs during the period of military government in the American sec- or. Meanwhile another factor in the iope for early decisions on the gues- ;ion of Germany's postwar future '3 ' ti"i£ r.iCiCO'rr EncctiTlg Cri Minister Churchill and Premier Stalin'which has been widely reported to be concerned with the future of Germany as jirell as with other urgent European questions. Having met with President Roosevelt at Quebec immediately before he went to Moscow, Churchill is in a position to help clarify the American position to Stalin as well as present British point of view. Little of an exact nature is known about what Russia wants out of Germany except that she has plans for using German manpower in rebuilding Russia and that she intends to add to Poland, East Prussia and other eastern areas of the Reich. Both ore regarded here as entirely acceptable to the American government. ' Tydings And Kari<JalltAssail Extra Terms, Democratic Candidate for Senator Says His Parly " r "Made a Mistake" In Nominating Roosevelt For Third and Then Fourth Term; Opponent : : Terms Him Inconsistent . - - (By Tht Aitoclatei fren) New Deal extravagance plus third and fourth, terms provoked campaign, criticism today by both Blanehard Randall, Baltimore Re- publi«an, and Senator Millard E. Tydings, Harfotti county Democrat, candidates for. the United Stsi senate. •--Completing • his week's tour . of Eastern Shore and southern Mary- land'Senator Tydings maintained his traditional independent course in an address at a Democratic rally in Leonardtown where he said-the Democratic Party "made a mistake" in nominating Roosevelt for a thffd and then a fourth term. In a Spencerville Republican rally, however, Randall accused his opponent of inconsistency, asserting that "President. Roosevelt in 1938 tried."in Maryland to purge Senator Tydings, who 'now tamely licks the hand that smote him." Randall particularly attacked the federal food administration which he labeled a bureaucratic bungler In handling food distribution, saying large quantities of foods have been permitted to spoil in_storfc houses - because of " "incompetent management and red tape." Then launching Into a general attack on the New Deal he declared: "In no other nation in the world, even in the present age confusion, Is there a government other than Roosevelt's New Deal government, where: negligence is an asset, incompetence a virtue, extravagance a prerequisite'to a preferment, distortion of the law an open door to judicial appointment, misapplication of public funds an amusing aberration and the power of taxing used to promote or punish Individuals and 'accomplish political purposes rather than to raise money to finance the nation." Further assailing Tydings, the Republican candidate said, "yet my opponent for the Senate, Mr. Tyd- Truman Calls For Roosevelt Victory Confident People Will Reelect Him To Make Lasting Peace. With Truman Enroute to Los Angeles, Oct. 14 (#)—Senator Harry S. Truman, rolling westward for a major campaign speech in Los An- ;eles Monday night, said today he was'confident the "-American people would elect a national administration Nov. 7 which would make "a peace lasting long enough so that our grandsons won't have to do it all over again." Speaking from the platform of ils special car at El Paso, Tex., the Democratic vice presidential candidate said the nation "can't afford another Harding" and that it ."must keep In the White House the man who knows where he Is going and what he Is doing." Inga,,. seeing all, hearing air and khowlng-'an, nevertheless, fs prepared -to .swallow this -distasteful New Deal-,.mess and;dpeilly line up In support; of, the ; fourth-term candidate who. brewed this witch's bi'bth." Clarifying",.' his former statement that he would not oppose President Rooseveltj Senator Tydings said he believed -he could do better work in the Democratic Party by -sticking to It than by opposing It. He was frank in his criticism of the present administration, however and urged .vqters to be discriminating 'in 1 .' their balloting— splitting their votes, if necessary, In order to choose the "best men" offered by either party. Declaring that he wanted to be "brutally, frank,',', .the Democratic candidate said he believed in "keep- Ing state '.and local . governments close to -the people" -and did not believe .in "the national 'government dabbling. in them or : trying to regulate them.!' - ^ ; •>-."I do "not believe -in borrwowlng money excess sppndlng," he , continued,'. "arid I would like to keep the integrity of the courts free'from He reiterated- his belief- in two terms -for a President ', because of the "untold;; power" the presidential office, may wield and declared '.that It was- for that reason the -party made 'a mistake -In. renoraina'Uhg Roosevelt: for- more than two terms"Two terms is enough f or' any -o : man," -he added.' - . ;.,. :,' .. . Senator Tydings said ; there were 'lot .of things-lnUhe party" of which he did not approve and which he would attempt to "clear im" if returned to .office. "Dewey 'is' a fine! man," Tydtags commented, elaborating on his presidential views, "and has a flne record. But he has .been in office only two years and can offer only two years' experience to deal -with international and national prob- Gerinans Capture American General Arthur _W. Vanaman Was Reported Missing in Action Over Reich Washington, Oct. 14 (IP)— The War department disclosed today that Brigadier General Arthur W. Vanaman of Melville, N. J., has been captured, the first American general officer to become a prisoner of Germany. General Vanaman's interment in iermany was disclosed in an announcement of an award to him of the Legion of Merit for prior service in this country as commander of the Oklahoma City Air Service command.' First reported missing In action over Germany last June 27 while ar ^iture ac ting as an nhsefygr on •« aerial -_•--. pomblng mission, Vanaman was ascertained on Sept. 16 to be a prisoner of war In Germany, the department said. Roosevelt Not To Malce Forum Talk Declines Invitation; Reporters Referred to Han- negaii for His Reason Washington, Oct. 14 (IP) — The White House announced today that President Rooosevelt has declined an invitation to speak at the .concluding session next Wednesday night of the tjew York Herald Tribune forum, Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, his Republican opponent, will speak on the forum that evening on foreign policy, his topic being, "ThU Must Be The Last War," White House Press Secretary Stephen Early referred reporters to Democratic National Chairman Robert E.'Hannegan in New York when asked why the President turned down the invitation. The President usually has addressed the forum in former years. "The President," Early said, "declined the invitation by telegram last night. He didn't say why, to my knowledge, end It was a very brief telegram. You can ask Chairman Hannegan why." Early repeated what the President told reporters yesterday about future campaign plan* — that th« President la talking about other speeches beyond the one planned for Oct. 21 in New York but "nothing U ready for announcement." Socialite Set (Continued from Page i) 25 calibre pistol which Mrs. Andrews agreed resembled one which belonged to her was lying near him. Two ejected shells were on the ground about nine feet away. Mrs. Andrews told the neighbors and the youth's parents that he had committed suicide. She said he was "very angry" and that she had "scolded him" because he had "Sled to her" about going to the home of Mrs. LInde, that evening, aiter telling her he WBS going to a movie. State Charges Jealousy District, Attorney Anthony Brazil charged that Mrs. Andrews shot young Lovett in a burst of jealous rage because he had gone to the Llnde home for dinner. He introduced testimony into the trial in an attempt to show that Mrs. Andrews had been carrying on a "clandestine love affair with the youth. Mrs. A'ndrews and her husband both testified they regarded Jay as ."almost a son," and said there had been no improper relations between them. Prosecution witnesses testified Mrs. Andrews had called Jay endearing names and one told of seeing the defendant "snuggled up" to the youth at a cocktail bar. Mrs. Andrews denied this. The prosecution contended that tests showed young Lovett could not have shot himself, and argued that Mrs. Andrews was the only person who could have shot him. Manville Plans (Continued from Page T) ent means for obtaining pre-medical or medical education." The will sets a limit of <600 a year for each student fo» a maximum of five years. The court action filed today on the trust fund in a counter motion to one filed by Manvllle's sister, Lorraine w. Dressclhuys. Her motion seeks a bill of particulars on a suit brought by Manville in August to change the relinqulshment of power of attorney over the trust fund he snys he signed Nov. 20, 1842' at her suggestion ito avoid federal taxes. Walsh Demurs To Court Issue Case Contends Petition Opposing Reorganization Should Be Denied Annapolis, Md., Oct. 14 (/?}— Attorney General William C. Walsh contended today that Anne Arundle County Attorney Noah Hillman did not have sufficient interest in the reorganization of the Maryland Court of Appeals to be able to sustain a suit against a proposed change in the court.. • Judge James E. Boyian, sitting in the county circuit court, announced ne would temporarily withhold and later-mall to the court clerk his ruling on whether Hillman's petition or the demurrers to it should be granted, x x x HUlman sought to restrain Anne Arundel county election supervisors from counting the votes on the referendum of the proposed reorganization of the state appellate court. Walsh, presenting final arguments on behalf of the Anne Arundel county election supervisors stated that since Hillman as a taxpayer would not sustain pecuniary loss should the proposed reorganisation be voted upon, he had no right to bring the petition. Hlllman stated he believed the case should be taken to the Maryland Court of Appeals no matter what Judge Boyian decided; "so we will know exactly what the amendment section of the state constitution means." Roosevelt Has :ackecl Courts BricKer Sa Declares It Effort To R.J make Nation^bng Lines' Sinnlar£to~-State ; 'Socialism v By E. E. EASTERLY Sah JPranclsco, .dct.'»i4—{fl>)—GO-L John- iy.'-Bricker"-de;c}ared tonlj*.'| that the federal .courts had be transformed into ^conclaves of N Deal ideologies" Jn,Vn effort to re I make the nation-'along lines Tar to state socialism'. The 1 Republican-nominee for vi« I president,.' asserting-'.that Presid«jJ Roosevelt had "appointed 61 r« cent "of the entlre'life.'tenture ;L? eral Judiciary," ^added in a preiv^l text released by 'Hi* campaign sair I Courts Given New Deal Pla SDU I "Clearly, Mr.,' RoosftVeU has sa-.l cessfully 'packed 1 -out-federal W I clary from top '. .tfeijottom. iv.l fresh young blood that-he promise I to pourinto.the-ageing'blood sireS! of the Supreme-Court'in his criuii ing days' of J93.7'has-.proved to bi the plasma of-the'-New Deal." Tonight's speech of'the Ohio gor.l ernor,.-launching a strenuous day drive for-California's 25 toral. votes; wai.set.up for broi.^.. (Pacific coast; Mutual networti from-4he-San_JFtancisco Civic At ^ dltorium, -where- G.OJTpresidcntaiB candidate Thomas E Dewev on Sept. 21. • -.•;•• " By such.. court ..appointments continued, "Mi. Roosevelt 'y. ul naJleii ;out' from our. federal the Ideals and opinions of n of Americans who' sincerely the -New Deal -on principle. Tti-l means that the;22.000,000 men agl women-who voted 4 Republican ^ I 1940 have been .'disfranchised iuitl j-falH- »' - J I spoh I Says-Voices of Million* Stlfltj The "court packing" apporn;.! ments, the Republican candlda- said, "have done more than to the voices and opinions of of Americans.'.' . "They have transformed our fc-.| eral courts of law into conclaves <i New Deal ideologies," he added t was inevitable that the New ba| appointees should color their cial decisions . with their persopjl philosophies. A man can not «4 cape the impact of his German Relief (Continued from Page i) II miles from the vital Schlucht Pass through the Vosges mountains to the Rhine. The U. S. Third Army cleared the ....... Germans from three-fourths of the Forest, of Psrrsy, * Mre point east 7™? of Nancy from which the Germans have been mounting counter-attacks, but, no other changes were reported. German Plan Spring Offensive A spokesman for the German high command took advantage of the lack of important Allied advances to boast tonight that "we shall use the sixth winter of war to turn to the offensive next spring and to carry war back again to French soil." The Paris national radio joined this war of words by claiming that a free German committee had enlisted more than half of the German prisoners of war interned In France in a move to fight the Nazis. Allied warplanes, which had wrecked much of Aachen, turned their guns, rockets and bombs on targets behind the lines as the Doughboys fought deeper Into the city. The veteran division assaulting Aachen took 1,000 prisoners in five days, including 300 yesterday and 60 in the early hours of today. Aachen Without Wafer Aachen police, forced by the Nazis to fight as commandos, said upon their .capture that the city had been without water or electricity for three weeks. Three miles north of Aachen the Americans were fighting slowly, south, narrowing the escape route even further, but held up by stubborn resistance from Mobile guns and tanks. Eleven miles southeast of Aachen the Dpughboy.s were bounding back from a reversal at Germeter, slowly regaining the territory they had yielded in the fir forest of Hurtgen. Wallace. Contributes 31 to PAC; Gets Billion Indianapolis, Oct. 14. (/P)—Vice President Wallace joined the CIO Political Action Committee today end later waved his receipt for a contribution a luncheon $1 at remark: to the PAC fund meeting with the "I don't know why I had been passed by so long. Now I am B member of the common man's club." The vice president wore .on Jiis apel as he left hr-re a PAO button n addition to an "FDR" pin which was the lapei's sole decoration when he arrived this,morning. and social environment by pufia on a black robe." « v The Governor said that while tv. President failed to "pack" the £•-. preme Court, In 1«37, the plan ;-,;• "succeeded in the spirit of the -J, tempt," and he added that "net then are the consequences of V- Roosevelt's triumph in stuffing <r. federal courts with New Dealers' Shut Out New Deal Criticism "First, the action has closed \;\ doors of our federal judiciary ;:l the opinion of all those In oppo-jl tion to the New Deal, to the 22 wo 000 who supported the Repub'iic ticket in" 1940. Secondly, our .'ei eral judicial rulings have come reek with the snap Judgments cj New Dealers. Thirdly, the Suprecf Court of the United States has assumed quaal-legislath-8 authorin Fourthly, the Supreme Court ha made a hodge-podge of adjuclu- tion in all the courts of the land i] Its passion for Ignoring legal pr«<dents of long standing and by !i willingness to reverse it* own it- cisions .in the flash." Elaborating on "the appointed Supreme Court," Brlckc assertncd it "has done more than:; discolor its ruling with New Df! ideologies. "It has approved the usurpaik: of legislative powers by the exeo tive branch of government, and iu; even undertaken to legislative self." Would Remake Nation, He Sirs I He said the "packing" was row-l vated by "the New Deal purpose ;| remake this nation along lines similar to state socialism that i constitutional barrier had to broken down. There is no o:fc reason." x x x "Being impatient, and too u certain of popular support to i'i| for constitutional amendment? • meet his objectives," Bricker «:-| tSnued, "the President sough: the c-OQauiuMon by perio:. force.' Tnac is why he has pacii the courts with New Deal phi!o?>j phies" And that, the Ohioan t clared, "alone Is reason for change and the election of Thorni E, Dewey president." Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 14 <f- Gov. John W. Bricker, openir.c six-day campaign for Califorrn: 25 electoral votes, told a Saeramer/. audience today that "this coiir.'-" too .long has looked toward the i almost exclusively." Praising the "great natural sources and the spirit of the pcopi of the west," the Republican car.£-| date for vice president added: "The administration and govcrn-J ment must look more and more : the-strong western section of t- v -J nation. This section should be rcp";l sented In every federal departine.*-'" In a press conference Bricker a-- vocated that employes of plants cp erated by the federal government 1* covered by unemployment Insurant through "state systems." The Republican candidate, rep>;' ing to questions, said: "There ia no reason why unemployment compensation should r.r' be paid to federal workers." He referred, he said, to wort« in plants such as Navy Yards. Bandleader Wayne King Discharged From Serviei] Chicago, Oct. 14 (IP) — Maj*l Wayne King, former dance bs'-l leader, was released today from »";| Live army duty, Col. Georgf Sushman, commander of Fort St. Wan, 111., announced. He was discharged, Cushman ?• at his own request under a curr policy to relinquish this type specialized personnel AS soon l '| possible. King was radio of " of the Public Relations Ofl#l Sixth Service Command, for ir.o-''| ihsn two years. British .Forces Enter Athens, Greek New York, Oct. ; l4 troops hav« entered Alheni, British radio broadra»t hcwd "I CO3 said today; An earlier bro» s '| cast said. order prevails In th« G:"JI capital, nnd that the Oermaru f>| '•carried oul only a llttl* d«nM J 'l tion." r:^,:v^^.™^:,^v^.:,;;^.i>'r^3ltAA,;::0:C\&J^Af^-;K.^; : ;;i:'V"V^iW4S^^J03

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