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7Ae Weafief Snow an Colder THE EVENING NEW! ClTrtiHttflO IXt'4 Audit Bursa el Ctrculua BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1937 CITY EDITION PRICE THREE CENTS tub enquirer. rs. jur n. vo. xt.m.

im rn vr JV Member of The Associated Press 7,111,111 a Train Robbery. Doesn't Pay IG1P BILL BRINGS GREYHOUND ASKS SEARCH FOR NEW 800 OLDER BOYS IP PROBLEMS FACED BY YOUTH 'Court Votes 6 to 3 For Gayer Neckties Supremo Court Photograph Shows Justices Reverse i Thomsr lves on Neckwear; i Only Three Now Wear Judicial Dlack in Official Picture. DAMAGES; FIGHTS LEAD TO ARRESTS What's tha Real News in Public Affairs Day-by-Day History of These Momentous Times Interpreted for the Home Reader by a Skilled News Observer. i Cif101 i Harry Dwycr tleft) nnd Henry Lorenz tiight), both battered and cut, decided the Deming, N. M.

jail was the best place to be after beatings administered by passengers aboard a Southern Pacific train which they attempted to rob. CITY OFFICIAL'S WIFEISHURNED Mrs. James E. Merrill in Serious Condition After Clothing Catches Fire. LANDSLIDE LOS ANGELES BREAKS CABLES Million Tons of Debris Tumble Down 'Mountain'; Great Avalanche Predicted.

WORKERS BARELY ESCAPE I.OS A I (JP) A million tons of earth and rock tumbled down Elysian park's "Jlovinjr mountain" last nipht, ard today engineers forecast another even greater avalanche. Three workmen narrowly escaped when the landslide. 400 feet lone spilled Into scenic Riverside drive, breaking power lines and surrounding several buildings lth debris. Kxtra police barred sightseers from the district. Kpress Concern Rrptesentatlves of the city engineers office expressed crave concern.

They said the slide probably as only the forerunner of a greater avalanche, which might tumble from the summit, destroying the Dayton avenue bridge and clogging the Lew. Angeles river bed. Last night's slide came from the mid-section of Buena Vista peak. Elysian park la about a mile from the downtown business area Tli" "moving mountain." is about 3V) feet In height. Boulders, earth and trees spread last nlsht across Rtverlde drive for approximately 40 feet, overflowing Into the los Angeles river bed.

Thr debris piled up to a depth of more than 40 feet In place. Utile Warning About 100 feel of the dmc a-. carried aaav by the Mule The mountain ha been under con stant aatch by geologists and eiml Please Turn to 9. Column EHICTJIT03 OF CUBA IS HELD IN NEW YORK Machado Guarded in Hospital After Arrest on Murder, Embezzlement Charges, NEW YORK-m Vi Gen. Gerardo Machado, one time dictator of Cuba, wat under guard In a hospital today alter a surprise move by federal authorities led to his arrest on murder and charges three days before he had Intended to surrender.

The former "strong man" of Che Island republic, now broken in health, trusted In the mercy of the I'nited Ktates government to save him from extradition to his former domain. But President Laredo Bru In Havana was silent as to Cuba's course when hut 63-year-old predecessor given a hearing on the three-year-old extradition warrant next Monday, possibly In the hospital bedroom here where he has been under treatment for a kidney ailment for about three weeks. Other officials In Havana made vague comments. Last Monday Francis A. ONelll.

former United States eommisiioner and now attorney for Machado. said his client, who had come from Canada to New York for an operation, would surrender In a week. He refused to disclose Machado's whereabouu but published reports that the man who was twice president of Cuba as in a mid-town hospital were followed by the appearance of a United States deputy marshal there late yesterday. FALL FRONTS FtTAI. GRAND RAPIDS ir Gordon Robers, 35.

died Friday a fw hours after lie fell seven fert from a painter's scaffold and fractured his skull on a concrete drive. 0 Companies Charge Brother- hood with Destruction and Intimidation. DRIVERS ARE ATTACKED CLEVELAND (TP) Greyhound lines filed nine suits in federal court today asking $7,500,000 damages from the brotherhood of railroad trainmen and 20 officers and members. The action followed arrests In various cities as violence continued in a strike of bus drivers affiliated with the B. R.

T. The strike was called Thursday to enforce demands for a clofed shop and wage increases. Intimidation Charged ''Damaging and destroying tires, windows, brakes and various parts of motor buses and other equipment." "threatening and intimidating employes" and "intimidating prospective passengers" were cited as alleged offenses. The companies charged the strike was called to "restrict, limit and cripple the motor bus operations with a view to restoring the (Please Turn to Page 2. Column 2) WARNING 10 JAPS Demands Respect for Rights In Shanghai; Expects U.

France to Follow Suit. By I he Associated Tret) Great Britain today acted to warn Japan that British rights In the complex Shanghai situation must be considered and Ixndon officials indicated they expected the United States and France to take similar action. The British ambassador In Tokyo was instructed to leave the Japanese government "in r.o doubt whatsoever" that Britain Insisted on Us rigut to be consulted concerning any changes Japan" contemplated regarding the Chinese maritime customs and Chinese communications facilities In the conquered Shanghai area Britain, the United States and other foreign powers are Interested in the Chinese customs because their revenues are largely pledged for payment of foreign loans. Since conquering the Shanghai area the Japanese have greatly Increased their power In the customs and have taken control of all Chinese communteatlons facilities there. Britain's growing concern over the Shanghai tingle competed with her European anxieties, and it was indicated In London that the Far East might, take a prominent place in impending talks between British and French A spoke sman of the Japanese embassy in Shanghai emphasized that his government considered It had a clear right to take over all authority and agencies of the Chinese government in the Shanghai region and intended to exercise Its rights Immediately.

PIONEER DIES AT 101 BROOKLINE. Mass. P) Mrs. Caroline Melvin t'onant. 101, granddaughter of an American minute man at the revolutionary battle of Concord, died last night.

She was born in Concord when Andrew Jackson was president. She saw four brothers serve in the Civil war, three bel.ig killed She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. mm SSUES Vandenberg Attacks Proposed SI 00 Fine for Failure to Make Reports. COST INFORMATION ASKED WASHINGTON (J-i President RooNevelt suggested today that expenditures under the new farm program be kept within In an effort to bring federal spending within income. WASHINGTON (VP) tax exports began a search today for extra soutcer- of revenue in the event the administration's crop control program exceeds present farm benefit costs.

Some ineinocrs of the house tax subcommittee, which discussed the problem, iavored processing taxes on major commodities similar to those the Invalidated AAA. TropoM! Exemption Cut Others proposed iovering income lax exemptions end broadening the income tlx base, although they not- ed such proposals always have met opposition. No decisions were reached, for members pointed out that the amount needed will not be known until the crop control bill is enacted. I In senate debate yesterday. Sen ator Ty'Mngs tD.

Md.) asked cost data from K-cntary Wallace iiucl the depa 'tmcnt ol agriculture. "If the department is favoring a program In excess of $300,000,000," he said, "Ihc President is rot being i Please Turn to Pigc 9. Column 1) ROOSEVELT ILL LEAVE TCBIY ON FlGRlDA THIP To Co Directly to Miami and Embark on Yacht Potomac For Fishing Cruise. WASHINGTON lT President Roosevelt will leave late tonight for his postponed fishing cruise off the Florida coast. The nine-day rail and water Journey will add" more than 2.500 miles to his recently-achieved presidential travel record of 114.008 mUes.

Mr. Roosevelt will go directly to Miami by special train and embark on the yacht Potomac Monday morning. After four or five days' fishing, he will re board Ills train for Warm Springs, Ga to enjoy a belated Thanksgiving dinner with the Infantile paralysis patients. This Is an annual event for Mr. Roosevelt, but this year an Infected tooth since extracted caused a postponement of the Journey.

The original Itinerary of the trip is being rcveried to permit the President to regain strength by going to Florida first. White House officials said he probably would disembark after the cruise at or near Miami instead of sailing around the peninsula to land at St. Petersburg or Pensacola. As plans stood today, he had arranged only one brief appearance at Gainesville, on his way home, to dedicate a square named for him. Ctrl Born After Death Of Mother Succumbs WINDSOR.

Ont. A baby born yesterday In a Caesarean operation two minutes after the mother death, died at 2 a. m. today. The baby, named Marie, in a baptismal service, was the 15th child of Mrs.

Alclde Soulliere. 37. who died of toxemia. Funeral services for mother and child will be held Monday. The child, born three months prematurely, was barely alive when the operation was completed but revived quickly when placed In an Incubator equipped with an oxygen tank.

She was fed milk, mixed with a few-drops of whbky. through a medicine dropper and until last night physicians believed she might live although she weighed only two pounds and 14 ounces. Then she began to fall and death followed. Ruler Nearly Runs Over Moslem Seeking Justice AIRO (T; Young King Farouk of Egypt was en route to a mosque for prayer today when a peasant. Hussan Mohamed Hassanein.

almost threw himself tinder the wheels of hla automobile In a novel attempt to "get Justice." The king's car was halted so quickly that it skidded around in the busy street, narrowly missing the prostrate Moslem. Hassanein told police he only wished to appeal to the king for a Judgment In a claim to land which had been pendins in court for 30 years. INC! UUUIIUL BY EDDY GILMORE WASHINGTON Sartorial experts discovered today that the Supreme Court by a six to three decision- has switched to gayer neck-near. Hi rotofore the court has divided five to four in favor of judicial black. Tills review not ba.e-1 on hearsay evidence or casual observation, but on scrutiny of the chokers rhcucn by the Justices for their lait olficlal photographs.

The previous lineup, based on a 1M3 picture, was: Chief Justice Hughes, narrow stripe: McReynolds. black bow; BrandcLs. small polka dot; Suther- Turn to Page 4. Column 3 STATE MANSION Fry Denies Political Motives in Search for Gubernatorial Residence. LANSING 1 1 Sta'e Treasurer Theodor I.

Fry denied In a prepared statement today that the attempt to governor's mansion in Michigan is a political Issue. j.c bustled at a.s-ertions he said mere con'nlned In a letter from Rep. Klton R. Fa'on, republican. Plvmouth.

that the hunt con stituted an attempt to obtain free rent for ttovernor Murphy. I might add." Fry 'that any pica surh as his "Eaton's for economy In hiate Roveniment could wrll have roine from a better source than the author of a resolution which proved- and partially did waMG h'Uidretls of dollar on a legislative Kainbitosr nveeMaUou- questionable sincerity." The treasurer referred to a committee created bv legislative resolution to investigate gambling which Attorney General Raymond W. Starr ruled had no legal status becauro it as not created by statute. The legislative committee later adopted the committee and It 1a attempting to resume Its inquiry. Fry said the movement to provide a mansion for the governor and another to Increase his salary could be traced to no political party.

"Thry are matters which should 6C of state prtrie." he asserted. "Insuring the dignity of the oflice of governor of the state of Michigan. I am opposed to continuing Mich-lgans 'White HoiuC in a hotel room." EX-OFFICIAL CONVICTED ON EMBEZZLING CHARGE Charles S. Ricce, Former Treasurer Of Manistee I Inn, C.iven Three Ta Ten Year Sentence. MANISTEE (41 Charles G.

B.Rge. former secretary-treasurer of the Fibre was convicted last ntht of embezzlement and sentenced to serve from three to 10 years in prison. The circuit court Jury composed of 12 men. nine of them farmers, retired at 3:45 p. m.

yesterday and returned Its verdict at 6:15. Judge Homer Ferguson. Detroit, who presided because the clrcu. Judge resident here was a stockholder of the Filer Co- granted the defense the rlKht to file an appeal bond of tlO.tCO and a hearing was to be held this morning. Meanwhile Blgae remained In cu-todv of Sheriff Michael Martin.

The Jury llnding was that Bigge was guiiiy of embezzling from the company. Character witnesses for BUge Included the sheriff, register ol deeds and treasurer of ManL-tee county. DEXTER niLOWS ION DEFENDED How to Get a Job and Stay Out ot War Come Up for Discussion Here. ELECT OFFICERS TONIGHT Some of the problems which confront youth in this day getting a job and -keeping it, the possibility of another war, delinquency were receiving the earnest attention today of more than 800 young citizens of Michigan attending the 35th annual Older Boys conference in Battle Creek. Together in general sessions and separated in forum discussion groups, the Older Boys talked conscientiously of trying to elevate social and moral standards, both for young people and for their elders.

Leaders In high school and junior high school life in their respective communities, the boys met again In the city In which their movement was started 1903, for the exchange of ideas. Doubt Adult Leadership In matter-of-fact manner a number of them declared late yesterday afternoon in a discussion of juvenile delinquency that there should be closer cooperation between school and church. Two or three boys declared a belief that adult leadership against gambling and drinking often lacks sincerity and for that reason fails to accomplish its purpose. Over in another discussion group, boys were expressing the opinion that the United States could ho forced into another war by factors almost beyond control. Most of them advocated a policy of complete neutrality for America.

Honesty' willingness, and neatness were named as requirements for getting a Job and holding it. Not dls-couraeed bv the Dresent niitlonlc thn boys said they thought industrious persons could get and hold Jobs. The (Please Turn to Page 3, Column 4) WAR VET GIVES BLOOD TO VICTIM OF MALADY Donor Had Recovered from Infection; Transfusion May Save Grand Blanc Man's Life. WINDSOR. Ont.

(IP) A country wide search for a blood donor who could meet exacting requirements ended today and Weston W. Fletcher, of Grand Blanc, suffering from a streptococcus vlridans Infec tion, received a blood transfusion which may save his life. The donor was Ernest Vansickle. 40, of Brantford, a World war veteran and former airplane pilot. The transfusion was begun at II a.

m. Complicating the search were the requirements that the donor have type four blood and that he must have recovered from streptococcus vlridans, a rather rare infection. Two thousand five hundred offers had been received from blood donors, but Vansickle was the first to meet the requirements. Arabian Agitator Hanged by British HAIFA, Palestine UP) Sheik Farhan Saadi. bearded trouble maker of the Holy Land, was hanged today in the ancient fortress of tlhe medieval crusaders at Acre the first to face punishment under the new military courts martial to curb terrorism.

The sheik, a stalwart, six-foot man between 55 and 60 years of age. walked to the gallows with Moslem stoicism and faced the hangman without flinching. The body was left hanging for an hour In accordance with Moslem law, then it was cut down and carried to the village of Jenin where the fiery Arab was dragged from a cornbin last Monday and given summary trial for possessing firearms and ammunition. PONTIAC MAN. FORMER MANAGER OF FAIR, DIES PONTIA t'P) George W.

Dickin son, for 15 years secretary-manager of the Michigan state fair, died at his residence here at 3 p. m. Friday after a long Illness. He was 78 years old. He retired as manager of Che fair In 1926.

Dickinson served under Governor Fred Warner as a state railroad commissioner, the appointment growing out of his service with the Pontiac. Oxford and Northern railroad. He started as a section hand and was advanced to station agent and then to train dispatcher. ATTORNEY RESIGNS LOS ANGELES OP) Jacob Moidel. who 11 days ago won a long court fight to validate his year contract as attorney for Aimee feemple McPherson, resigned today.

He did not give a reason or say wnether a financial settlement had been made. -BY FACT MALLON; WASHINGTON. RUSSIA has bein getting tlff-necked about the Jap aaaln. Tough talk Is coming out of Moscow. Via flilernatlonal grapevine fomn report, apparently more creditable than It Is advisable to strew, that filalln secret arrvlce atumblcd upon aome disquieting Information a few daya bark.

They heard the Jap were preparing to make trouble for them, now that the Chinese have been beaten beck to their heels. The plot was jtippowd to be thla: The Jan have bren harboring certain oulrr Mongolian tribal chieftain 'bandit lenders In the R.iuln eyei Mitre Ru.ia rhaed I hem oiit of thi aotletivd territory. Japan nld to be prr paring to wild theee bm-it bark Into their old damping rrrund to re what they can do to make the reriA redhended. Of court this mlcht mean ar. but it probablv won t.

Depend on Hitler A rorvhiAJve tip on what it will mean will come from Berlin, not Tokyo or even Mnvo. If Hitler Mart acting up. almultaneotuJy. the Attuatlfn might eaMly become aert-oii. No otie here expecta der furore to do anvthlng

All Hit bUbble-blabbte from Hitler about colonic is bwomltis! bit tireeotne to the well-Informed. No a-'tlludlnnu anlhonty litre would urpn-1 If Bnlaln nave Ill'ler a colony or to In the Alrk-mi In a j-t a I 1 1 1 fir a (irrman trade agreement. That 1a hat wu tv-hlnd the Vlv-out Hall- I I I I animal, nr ntni imijuiv-- iw drflnlfelv in the making. But lhoM ho would like to aee an up and rujptng liko, Hitler get along iiirnT'Vorld are advWng him to look the gift linr.e over carefully, especially in the mouth. It Ik harrilv likely thai Rrllaui will give him Ireland, or India, but rather aome.

tooUilcua out-lylim pieclnrt, which, like r.Uilopla. may have aome raw material Mime- lirre that no one ha yrt found. The pertinent qneMton underline thta pending deal, therefore, aeemx to be whether Hitler want another empty diplomatic victory to advertise In hie aell-kept prei a a txe-mcndntui feat bad enough to give KtiRiand a trade asreement for It. No authority really bt lievea Hitler necda any advice. Hi colony lioorali Ja-X for home consumption and a cover for hla real purpose.

He knows there are no colunlea within hla reach uhlch are really worth reaching for a productive renter of war and raw material, including cannon fodder. What Hitler really wants and working for expansion in cenlral Europe. Mussolini ant expansion in the Mediterranean. Tokyo wants expansion in China and to getting It, As long as this terror trio continue to pu.h tor their advantage without rrwUy injuring the major nations of the aorld. thry are likely to get what they are alter.

They have picked the right period In world hWory for expansion by gangster diplomacy. War Not Ended The Chinese twue. may not be as settled aa the Jap think Next 10 days will tcU the tale, question Is whether the new Clilnew Hindrn-berg line like iw namesake brfnre or after tlw? maitnes gt Uirough with It. No one now know. from here it look a If It may cause tle Japs trouble.

The fin.1 part of It from the Yangtze fons 40 rnllea to the great lake Is strong. The Ctiinc. hse leo ooo good tnxn on It. The aevond Jump flankable on the south and not so good although defended by ftOOuO. The third line area around Nanking defended by 80 000.

and better than the second one. At any rate the Chinese are not a disorganized They have about 2j0.0iiO diorgntd in the far ho may be brought Into line If the Hue eli lences strengthen Uielr morale. Then there the question of ammunition reserve hlrh 1 aufpcctrd to be serious. The Japa are plunslng alvead on same line and strategy used by the British eneral Gordon In 1863. tjorricin found he had to capture Nanking to assure lua victory, and It possible the Japa may reach the game concision.

The comma chasers are alter Mr. RooarvcX Tlx-y say some of I he i Please Turn to Page 9. Column 1 lllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllltlllllllllllll WELL Th t4unr 4 Ki ru.lw BtsUoa Recommends TONIGHT 6:13 roolluill: Mich. Slate x. San Krnnclsco MKN San KrancUco li'ililiiiiiiillliililillillliltllllilllillllllt Judge Decrees Death in Chair For Mrs.

Hahn CINCINNATI VD Mrs. Anna Marie Hahn. 31-year-old mother, was sentenced today to die in Ohio's electric chair March 10 for the murder-by-poison of Jacob Wagner, 78, a gardener-acquaintance. Overruling a defense motion for a new trial. Judge Charles S.

Bell held "the evidence was so overwhelming that no verdict other than guilty rould have been reached by the lury. The verdict is not contrary to law." Mrs. Hahn was convicted November 6 by a jury of 11 women and one man which heard testimony linking her with the asserted poison deaths of three other elderly acquaintances in what the state contended was "tho biggest iassTnurder InMuo country a plot to slay for gain." DEARBORN POLICE FREED OF NEGLIGENCE CHARGES DETROIT (iV) The Dearborn public safety commission voted unanimously yesterday to dismiss charges of neglect of duty against five policeman and a police matron accused in connection with the May 26 "battle of the overpass at the Rouge plant of Ford Motor Co. John J. Fish, chairman of the commission, remarked that in view of Circuit Judge Lester S.

Moll's decision to dismiss assault charges Wednesday against certain Ford Motor Co. employes, on the ground there was not sufficient evidence a crime had been committed, it would be "presumptious" for the commis sion to hear charges against the pa lice. The Mystery Of Black Gold WHERE do prospectors find oil and how did it get there? Do oil companies have to look for new supplies Just as the motorist does when the supply In his tank runs low? These and many other questions about oil are answered In an article in the magazine section of the Sunday Enquirer and News. Another Interesting article In the magazine section tells how Ziegfeld's successor goes about selecting show girls. He violates most of the traditions of the theater in making his selections.

You'll also find O. O. Mcln-tyre's column. Looking Over the Week, latest Associated Press dispatches and colored comics in your Sunday Enquirer and News. The plane struck a hangar and its exploding Xucl tanks set fire to the building.

Four motorists were killed early yesterday in a crash in a London suburb and several persons were injured at the Nottingham railway station when they tumbled off the platform. A railway employe was struck by a train and killed. Trans-Atlantic liners due at English ports over the week-end wirelessed that they were fighting fierce gales and would be delayed many hours. Those due today included the Champlain. the Duchess of Atholl, the Ascanai and the Rotterdam.

Automobile association scouts In the London area lighted flares and convoyed automobiles. Many buses and private automobiles were strand ed by numerous minor collisions. Visibility at the Charing Cross station in the heart of London was two yards. Mrs. James E.

Merrill, wife of City Commissioner Merrill, is in serious condition in Leila hospital suffering from burns she received about 10 a. m. today at her home, 201 Mcach-em avenue. Mrs. Merrill was burned while disposing of chicken gravy and other fats by throwing them on tne iur nace fire.

The grease burst into flame and Ignited her dress end nair. Mr. and Mrs. Merrill's three sons, Richard, James and Marvin, who were on the second floor, heard their mother scream and ran down stairs. They found Mrs.

Merrill in the kitchen. James put out the fire in his mothers hair, while Rich ard extinguished the flames on her dress with water. Richard tried to call a private ambulance but could not locate one. He then notified the telephone operator who called police. Mrs.

Mer rill was taken to Leila hospital In the police ambulance. Dr. Russell L. Mustard, who treated Mrs. Merrill, said her condition was serious and that she was suf fering first, second and third de gree burns of the head, neck, chest and abdomen.

Parolee Is Killed After Jail-Break BAY CITY (IP) Death as the re sult of the marksmanship of a state trooper ended the flight of a 19 year-old Clyde Engle, Midland parole violator, six miles west of Bay City Friday night, after the youthful hoodlum broke Jail earlier In the evening in Midland. State Trooper Russell Aldrich, of the Bay City post acting on a tip from Midland county sheriff's officers, attempted to halt the youth on the Salzburg road. He was forced to fire and the bullet striking the youth in the head, sent his stolen car ca rcening wildly across a field. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniitiiiiiiiiiiiiui Well I'll Tell You By BOB BURNS iiiiiiiiiilllililiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiii It's funny how a habit can get a hold of us and finally get to be sec- ond-nature. That's the reason it's a good idea for a person to get away once in a while and change his mode of living.

I knew of a fella who was arrested and convicted of oigamy one time and when the judge asked him how in the world he happened to do a thing like the fella said, "Well, they sold me a two-car garage, two telephones and so many two-pants suits and two of this and two of that, I just got the habit!" (Copyright, HOW SMART ARE YOU? (Let escA member of tbe family write oown bia or ber ovcd answer, or at school, let each pupil write down tbe answer to eftcb question. Ol the 10 questions, lour correct answers Is a fair average for adults, three for children under 12. The correct answers will be found on the news notes page.) 1 In what body of water are the Madeira J.ilands? 2 What Is a postern? 3 What Is often called "the 4 What arid where Is Caracas? 5 What Is a ganc-pIowT What muscle separates the abdomen and chest? 7 With what sport Is Wimbledon associated? Ermine Is the fur of what animal? Tn law. what Is meant by 10 What is a handspike: Dexter Fellows, No. 1 Press Agent, Succumbs Heaviest Fog on Record Paralyzes English Cities HATTIEeBVRO.

Miss vr Dexter Fellows has told lor the lt time the wonders of "the greatest show on earth." The man ho as known In newspaper office from coast to coast as the nations No. 1 press agent died last night at the age of 64. He succumbed to bronchial pneumonia which set in three days ago after he had been stricken with typhoid fever earlv In October on his lOb "III BdailC" nf Ilia Rlncllni. Brothers-Barnum and Bailey circus. Mra.

FelIos. the former Bigne Eugene von Bre nholtz. almost exhausted by the long at his bedside In a hospital liere. was not present hen he died. Fhe a as under a physician's rare tndav.

RT Dwver. Fitrhhurr MasH operator, a friend of Fellow for many jrars. saia me Body wotua be taken north tonight and that burial would be either In Fltchburg or New Britain. Conn. Boon after Fellows' death, acores (Please Turn to Pace 9, Coiuoui 1 LONDON (X) The greatest fog In many years curtained half of England today, choking transportation and endangering pedestrians and motorists for a third day.

Weather officials said the "blackout" was one of the worst on record and predicted it would continue over the week-end. At least 10 deaths has been attributed to the murk. Trains and buses ran behind schedule or quit running altogether. Shipping on the lower Thames was halted. Pedestrians formed hand-to-hand chains to guide themselves along London's sidewalks behind leaders carrying torches of blazing newspapers.

Three persons fell Into reservoirs and a river while groping in the darkness. The three men in the crew of a German plane were killed last night when the craft crashed In taking off from log-cloaked Croydon airdrome. I.

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