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Readers More Ontario County RMten than other Ontario County paper. ®je Bail KDSo^SljKreEtll Established in 1707. Vol. 112.--No. 102. The Weather Generally ftlr tonight and Friday, ritowm till* aft*nto«n; warmer tonight, cooler Friday. CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1939. Single Copy, 3 Centa VIOLENCE FLARES IN STATE WPA STRIKES Senators to Deny Repeal Of Arms Ban WASHINGTON (IP) -- With a big question mark hanging over neutrality legislation, congress con- 'ntrated today on the adminis- i/, aUen's lending and social security bills amid serious talk of adjournment by Aug. 5. Advocate.s of postponing neutrality debate declared that not even a special massage from President Roosevelt would revive the proposal to repeal the arms embargo, sidetracked in the Senate Foreign Relations; committee. "A message would make little difference in the situation." said Republican Leader McNary of Ore- froii. He thought Congress would adjourn by Aug. 4 or 5. Representative Raybun: of Texas, the House Democratic leader, a;so looked for adjournment about thai time. All agreed, however, that should Mie neutrality issue come before the Senate, the session would be prc- longr.c! by weeks. Another phase of international relations was taken up by a cornmiUn- of ins Senate's isolationist bloc, which sought to solidify opposition iv.'ain-t a proposal by Sen- :Hrr Piit:ii;in D-NfV. to 1ft tl.e president curb the export of wi ; .r matr-ifi!; so Japan. The ;;rci!p. most members oV v.'iiich evprc--cd concern that ocimini.-iraiicn ir.ii;~ni use FiUmciii's i K u t . r a i i t y I'-ylslaiicr. before the Sci.- ute. \vi'- nrtiiv'd i n t o session a i J0::;0 A. M. EST) by Senator Clark D- Moi. Plurnan promised that the tv.'" (juestions would not be intermingled. T«: .Study Vote Rumors ; SenaLcr Borah (I^-Idaho) said the r/oiip p.Is-o would sift reports that the administration plans a dctcr- ij'-ned. iilU'mpt. to rsverse the 12 to ! 1 vote by which the foreign re!;:- ; lions com in ii tee postponed ccnsidc-r- ;il:o;i of neutrality legislation u i ; t i i , li if; ne:-:t session of Congress. There \vere -indications that the ociininiKt'ati'.m'.s next move inigh: bf a proposal that, the committee ap- p.ove a neutrality bill with the v.n-- tin-standing it would not bt acted; on no?; but would remain on the calendar for early consideration next, session. Suiiitor George «D-Gr.). one of Hie 1'J v.ho voted Tuesday to defc-- action, snid he thought such :i com promise v.oulci not be acceptable. : The president's $2.600.000.000 ler.ci- i'.:U prnu!am and amendment to the Social Security law appeared th: f.-r.lv ;:rMor measures before Con- !',ies= mr-iked "safe" for 'Fun' At The Fair jVIr. and Mrs. J. C. Kathbcrne. socially prominent couple of westbury. New- York, went to the Xcw York World's Fair one night recently and literally "stopped the show cold" -- for five hours at least. They boarded the parachute drop, a ride device, and it jammed on a descent cable 125 feet from the ground, leaving them dangling in the cool, then cold night air. The arrow paints to the couple in the lilted^ chute in the center while in chutes above and below are policemeiT who ascended to shout encouragement -- they could do little else. Finally after five hours, two mechanics, performing human fly stunts, managed to free the Rathborncs. U. S. LAWYERS HARLAN COURT CONDEMN WPA ACTION SLATED STRIKE ACTION! IN 200 ARRESTS With hearings being held be fort both Ssi.-ute and House oankirg committees on the lending program ihe Senate was winding un .-i«b;;u.- or, the Social Security amendments. The Hoi^e already ha.-- approved tricm. Tin Smnlc yesterday inserted. 4? to 35. ;-n amendment by Senator ConnalSy «D-Tex) increasing bv 5·-. r,no.f;m federal outlays ;or old ;,!.· assistance benefits. l"t provided for :: fcttern' contribution of S3 fcr \ IT S! by the states up to r. max jjiiiim monthly pension of SIC. Abe*'.i!-at the federal government \vou3d 'ivitrh state payment.s doll-.ir ist ftollar up to S40. The presoit Ir.v. fi:uv:i(3f-. for cven-doilar m.itchir.t; up o $."0. Youth Refuses to Name Accomplice In Slayings PHOKMIX. Ariz. f*F) -- Stoical RoJjCTt Surpundw. 22-year-old col- ]·}:*« drlwtcr, began his fourth day on" the wit new stand today still in- in his #1ory that tnc two saileMnfn he is charted rin^ were shot toy an ache retowJ to name. A "code of criminals" he Jcam- r(3 in a Washington state reformatory, Burpijndrr testified, prevented' him from identifying his ,rr?miwmjon in the kjllincs ol Jar* pelTtfion and Ellis M. Roury, slain ns 1li r 'y lay trussed on the de.,?- rrt near here April 23. DRIVE A S - l F T H E Y W[ YOUK OWN ) SAN FRANCISCO /P) -- A com- I miltce report, adopted lasl winter j by the 160-man House of Delegates. j placed the American Bar Associa- I tion today in direct opposition to |. strikes by government employes. ; With WPA strikes in numerous j parts of the country against new jwork hours prevalent at this time. the labor, employment and social security committee placed on record with the bar association yesterday its report v.-hich declared: "No organization of government employes should be recognized for any purpose or given any standing under any statute or regulation im- Icsr; such organization shall expressly in its constitution renounce 1 and bar the weapon of the strike as a means of coercing novernmrnt and thereby attaining its nims." While the report did not mention WPA strikes specifically. Judcc William !.. Ransom. »·.· York. chairman n f 'he rommiree. declared the re])ort was mcniil to include such walkouts. "II is pur purpose 1" t.iKe n pr*i- tson asaJn-M aH Mrike artio:is apainsl the uovcrnment hy employes of l3ie government, wijtlner tiiey be aJTiJwted -.viOi the AFJ.. or the CIO. and whcHier the wor'sers involved are mailmen nr WPA nniiloyes." It a'unher .i..4:«3 i:ir a n";' 4 ' 1 :'!!- · wide study 'I tne initr^iii pjv-iblem. i partinj3ar3y in Caliiornia. 20 CCC Boys Huil As Truck Plunges Down Embankment WIXSTKP, ("inn. f/T--- Nearly a vrorr 'if (VC rni.'iiir"- ver' injiwrrd jn i hefnrc- midni^hi U.«l nijhl whrn a track in whtrti 35 of (hem weir re- In heir eamp al River- =» jnilrs imm here, dot»-n an eTnbankmrnl. The injured were aken lo their eamp and h«-n brnnjilit baek it a hospital here where aalhorilirs sakl Ihnrr were in ri(«al t»ndiiwm and hari hcrp fn-fn th* la*t rilr* «f Ihe Ca- fholie Chvtxh. First reports said that the drtwr of the tnk'k tha left Ihe road, one «f Ihnr tnKks retwrninir the eamp^Ts hmw after an evenrnjj spenl here, was Minded by the lights of an «n- raminf car. The r«K* wa.« re- p«n«l t«* have srreral times as H Amni the tank. WASHINGTON i.?-- .lohn L. Lewis appealed to Attorney General Murphy today for federal intervention in the Harlan County (Kentucky) mine dispute where union miners and the Kentucky national guard clashed yesterday in a bloody gun battle. Lewis, head of the CIO and president of the United Mine Workers, declared in a letter to Murphy that Gov. Chandler was "violating his oath and prostituting the power »f his state" by usin£ the national jrnanl as he had. on. HARLAN i.^'i -- court action was planned today for more than 200 jer«ns arrested by National Guardsmen after a fatal "pitched bailie" between soldiers and coal mine nickel* in "bloody Harlan" County. i'ini: a -rmr ol i;ir{:r .'-U; ! - Amonff those in custody were Georce Titler. secretflry-trca^urer of the Harlan District United Mine Worker.? Union C. I. O.' and his wife. M«i.i." Fred W. Staples of the militia said warrants would be issued chnrcinj: both with beinr: ac- ees.«oric,-= lo 13ir rJa,«h in which a miner «v^5 killed and six other men. includinc 1wo ciiardsmen. either were shot- or beaten. Two perjsons were wounwe^ in a later dislwr- bance. Capt. John Hanberry of H-opkins- villr, piaard oiiirer. and two min('T~ n-oimdwl in the fnrmintrr were irepnrtrd in n frrinus rnndition. Thr flrnrl man was Doc); Ca Id well. 31. of Wilsdn-B^rcfr. Major Staples trrmed the situation here "e:iTrmr]y critical" as i upward of -Sff) iroop rrinforremcnt^. i inrlndinr: machine cian and lank units, moved in to augment the 300 i niiardsmen who have brrn on duty hrrr 1 for nearly two months. i P.'iiil K. K f f d intT'iTiational rrp- , r r t .rnta1ivf' oi 'he U. M. W., said !" ir:rif"-s" ".err .-tni om L'j.-t riithi tr civr ordfTs for ' ; no picketing" lodav. 3?'fd ;d,*.fi]m f 'd ·rharce v-m- . porauly of union activiiies in t-hf ; ah.-rnrr. of District President Wililiam Tiamhlawr of -jrlliro. Tf-nn.. [who was reporlfrt in Washington, | Prisoners overflowed the jail orj i the fourth iloor oi the Harlan ' CouiTtv Courthouse and msrrv v.Trr j herde.-j into the courtroom on the | second floor. The building was rop- | ed off and was under a heavy I guard of soldiers, armed with ma- 1 chine gims. Submarine Lifted From Ocean Floor PORTSMOUTH, N. li. i/P)--The ircst dillicult step in one of the toughest salvage jobs in United SUites Navy history was completed k-ciay when the submarine, Squalus p.nd its cargo of 26 bodies, wer? il'ted from ihe ocean floor in t-: cradle of ponderous pontoons. A burst of air bubbles--showing that the pontoons were rising--V.-UP sighted alongside the salvage ship Falcon, at 10:05 A. M.. EST. The water was literally churned as the bubbles broke first from above the bow of the submarine and two minutes later bubbles began to rii'c- I'rcm the stern. The full length of the Squalu:; v;as not pulled free immediate!;.. however, and the pumping of high pressure air into some of the pontoons was slowed until the craft cculd be leveled off. The full length of the bow first v.as raised free of the ocean floor and the men manning their ak Loses worked carefully on the stern pontoons. lifting first on one side and then on the other. Proceeding with infinite cr.re, a diver went over the side oi ihe sai - viige ship Falcon about a;; hour after daybreak fcr a final check oi the high pressure air noses, ar.ci shortly teiore 6:00 A. M.. (EST;. Rear Admiral C. W. Cole announcer: the lime was near for the big ''blow." The decks of the Falcon were so jammed with men, many of them j biought over from the g u n b o a t . Sacramento soon after s-inrhe. ilia. | the low. gray vessel appeared almo^. j like a busy excursion beat--save- j lor the maze-of more than-50 brist-1 ling air hoses and lines attached to | the Squalus and the seven huge lift-! ing pontoons. ] The breeze freshened soon after i a huge, bright orange sun came cut o; the sea. but it failed to place vhiie caps on the long, easy swells that rocked the salvage fleet, The woather at that hour was cold b u t j clear, a near perfect morning at' sea. To Be Towed 4 Miles If all went well, the first operation would hoist the partially-flood- e'l craft 85 feet off the bottom, after vhich she would be towed about Ic.ur miles while still 155 feel belev. thi surface. Grounded at 'hat rteplh. another 80-foot lift wouid be ::tempted and another shoreward tow begun. For 50 days--ever since ^3 survivor- were rescued in the huge nowj escape bell about 30 hours after t h e j S'-.000.000 fighting craft went down; May 23--the .salvage crew labored! deliberately to arrange the intricat? p: eliminates, often at great peril to the lives of divers. Finally, last night, the long- jnvaited order came from Rear Admiral C. W: Cole, commandant c» the Portsmouth Navy Yard a n d ] director of the salvage work: "Weather permitting will begin fnal blowing of Squalus daylight ir-th of July. Ships concern?d be! ready at 4:30 A. M. EST» to take' Mstions." Seven pontoons were sunk ard liooked to the Squalus--five astern j and two forward--and ^ maze of I r.irlinrs. anchor chains ana buoy- j line.- flashed in the light ns Mic rescue flotilla. (,oin])osed of ihc rescue *3:ip Falcon, th? .^:bmnrir ; e Sculpin. two undersea boat? from Ne'v Lcn- don. Conn., and two j-lavy ius*. s'.'."iin~. over thr scene. !· miles -rf Portsmouth. Hotel May Be Heaven Jap Council OK's Policy For Parley Refused renewal of a liquor license for her Summer hotel -once a private residence -- in exclusive Pfewpcrt, R. I., Mrs. Angela Kaufman (above) threatened to give, sell or rent the building to Harlem's bald-headed little Negro, Father Divine. Her home was once the residence of the late Richard^ Washburn Child. STABLE MARKET RESULTS FROM MILK DECISION ALBANY (ff--New York's state's two billion dollar milk industry looked today to a stable market as a, result of a court of appeals decision upholding the 1937 Rogers- Allen milk law. Agriculture Commission Holton V. Noyss said validation of the law, already replaced by a revised act, should "strengthen the prospects for a stable milk market." "I am particularly impressed by the court's observation that no immediate legislative investigation was necessary just prior to enactment of the Rogers - Allen law because a wealth of investigation preceded it over a period of years showing its need,''' he said. The Rogers-Allen law was held unconstitutional by Supreme Court Justice Francis Bergan of Albany last Winter. It permitted collective bargaining between milk producers and dealers on prices paid farmers. The Court of Appeals' reversal of his decision came eleven days af- tei the effective date of a new fr:!- eral-.state milk marketing order for metropolitan New York. "I feel that this decision by the highest court in the state should be encouraging to all our milk producers." Noyes said. "Both the decision and the recent c'ecisicn of the United States Supreme Court . . . strengthened the prospects fcr a stable milk industry." The U. S. Supreme Court held the federal-state milk agreement. constitutional. TOKYO (/Pi -- A cabinet council attended by all ministers today approved a draft of Japan's policies for forthcoming conference.-; with British diplomats to settle the Tient- sin controversy. The conferences were expected to start Saturday. Reliable sources .said Japan would a:/k that Britain abstain from assisting Generalissimo Cniang Kai-Shek and guarantee po- luical and economic cooperation ir Japanese efiorts to reconstruct North China. (Britain has wanted the negotiations limited to the situation ai Tientsin, where Japanese have blockaded British and French concessions since June 14. Original source cf friction was the British refusal to surrender four Chinese accused ci' terrorism.) Relax Restrictions TIENTSIN (ff) -- Japanese block- Being" the -British and French concessions relaxed their restrictions today on the British aiea's mi;k rupply., permitting entrance oi r. r.early normal amount. Instead of searching tne bottle:; "ior bombs'' as in the past, the Japanese merely counted them. The blockade was started June 14. The British escort vessel Sand- j \vich was scheduled to arrive today EJ; part of n British naval move i n ! connection with British-Japanese friction in China. The escort vessel LowestofL which had hurried to Tsingtao after mobs stoned the British consulate and the British Hongkong and Shanghai bank on Monday, left fcr an undisclosed destination to be replaced at Tsingtac by the 1,375-tor. destroyer Diamond. The British charged that the attacks were Japanese-inspired. The Tsingtao consulate protested to Jap- enlisted men". Worker Attacked In Rochester As Dismissals Mount BUFFALO (/P) -- First violence in an upstate New York walkout of WPA workers in protest at a working schedule of 130 hours a month was reported in Rochester today as the movement tempo decreased elsewhere. Rochester police were called to five projects to halt reported fight- ings between strikers and non- strikers. Police and an ambulance rushed to the scene where a non- striker was reported to have been hit on the head by a shovel, but found neither aggressor nor victim. In Buffalo, District WPA Director Guy W. Rice said "some misunderstandings'' had been ironed out in a 20-minute conference with Lloyd D. Kinsey. Erie county chairman of the Workers' Alliance, a national organization of relief recipients. NAVY PROBES SHIP BLAST; SEVEN HURT f.nese and notified them of information that similar demonstration.-. \vcre being planned for Saturday. Friciav Approximately 70.000 Fi3iiino laborers work in islands mines under supervision of American engineers. BAXK CLEARINGS IMPROVED NEW YORK r/P) -- Bank clearings in 22 leading cities during the week ended July 12 improved sliphily over the preceding week and a year ago despite the sixth consecutive year-to-year decline at New York City. Dun Bradstreet reported today. The latest total of S5.1325~0.000 was 25 per cent ahead of thr $4589568.000 in the comparable 1938 week and $94.338.000 more Jhan in the preceding week. Ankara. Turkey, hac increased in population from 20,000 in J923 to 135.000 in 1939. HASHES OF l/f£ Ev The Asf-orialed Press i Wholesale ,t* OMAHA. Neb. - Catrher Marj- Ann James. 15. of «T Tildrn. Neb.. cir]s" wit ball learn caught a pitch on the nose. inM/rad of in her glnvr. and rame 1o Omaha for treatment. When 1he doctors finally finished 1hey hart removed no1 only a pierr ol cartilage from the injured nose, but her lonsil.*-, adenoids and appendix. ESTILL. ?. C. -- Whm ehurrh attendance dropped sharp-*'- the town's miniM-ers arranged lor f.fr- vicrs during thr MimmcT in T nf-w fjir-condilionc-d thfalf-r. Now attendance is above normal. It's Easy DETROIT LAKES Minn. --Mote, to the golf pros who have fool (un- sucressiully 1 ! they coultS make a hole-in-onc-: Dr. H. A. Anderson nonchalantly dropped an 80-yard pilch shot into the cup on the 7th hole of the course h*re, then sank his tee shot on the 176-yard 8th hole! I Boots and Saddle, ] KANSAS CITY -- Rather than J disappoint relatives visiting Iron: TvnrJand. Tom Taylor, a ranrhrr 1 1rom out by Great Eend. Kay.. I drcK~-f-(3 up in cowboy suit to meet ;1hcm. i Thr nlativf-.--, \lrf. Kalhlrrn ( Perkins and her dausibftr. Miss K 3 i t ; . n{ Lydnry. Eng.. picked niri out riehi njf the bat aithoiigh they l i a t i never scrn him. "Iff handsome, isn't it." Mis? Prrlnns said oi Taylor'.-, ui1. ''Uf is a crr.vb,T.'. you Snow. Hr ha- ; ranch." Cnme True Ei:\D. Ind. -- NicJit br- laM the sistf-r oi H-yf-ar-old ; Ernes' Hmilla drcarnfd ii^ had drowned. She told her mother. · Politf camf ycr-tfrday to the Knilia home. R^niCTObfTini; thf- · dream, Ernr-st's mother. Mrs. Syl- I vest or A. Kmilta. a-skod if her son A muffled roar came from the water line amidship the 735-foot vessel, witnesses said, and flames swept over the plane and flight decks for a breadth of 200 feet. Firemen at the Norfolk navy yard, where the Ranger was docked for repairs, battled the blaze for three hours bpfnre it WPS brought under control late yesterday. Capt. H. E. Keys, captain of the yard, said "We do not know what was responsible for the explosion." Other officers withheld any information in their possession pending an investigation of a board of inquiry. Unofficial reports said, however, west cf Khalka river and said they that gasoi^g t, e i ng loaded on the considered the main baule virtually j snip pro b a bly was touched off in '· ( ' r - isome manner. Some of the soldiers I rode wth j one officer at the yard estimated inachine-Bi.n wounds; other- tne damage to the $30,000.000 craft FIGHTING ABATES By Ruisell Brines With Japanese Troops at Nailar Manchoukuo (Delayed) VP)--I rccie hi an army truck over rutty road..; tcduy with Uvelve wounded Man- choukucan cavjirymen. part of a Group oi 50 being brought fioni tr.'r Mongolian warfare front to HaiH;r. about 100 miles to the north On the front itself. Japanese- ha.i driven most of the Soviet i NORFOLK, Va. (/P) -- Rear- Admiral M. H. Simons, ~ com- R»andant of the Norfolk Navy Yard, said today air explosion and fire which damaged the exterior of the air craft carrier, Ranger, amidships yesterday, was caused by a welder's spark igniting a "pocket" of gasoline. NORFOLK, Va. (ff) -- Naval officials sought the cause today of an explosion and spectacular fire which damaged the huge aircraft carrier Ranger and injured seven had been hit by shrapnel. They sair, they had been hurt in fighting west of Harchardhan. a railroad head, and that about 30 v:ere bein;- v.ounci.'d tiaiiy in their section of the ironi. When the truck hit the big bumps they bit their lips on tneir fingers ;n~id said nothing. All weic young. A. dawn we had seen Scviet.-Mon- i-clian and Japanese-Manchoukuoan j field pieces blasting at each otht.-ljob. :-fnr where Ihe Khorsten river run:- j'.ito the muddy Khalka on the Moi:- colian border. The tiring went on as we rod; through fieW camps where sturcy i-oldicrs called a welcome Calm under shcainc. they awaited orders K- niter a battle whose purpoft- no onv stcmed able to explain. at $50.000 but said that if an inspection today reveals that much of the expensive machinery aboard had been harmed, th? damage figure would be considerably higher. There was also a possibility that the terrific heat to which the blackened hull was subjected might have buckled the plates amidship, necessitating a costly replacement Second Witness Names Bridges As Communist Bodies Of Four Found In Wreckage of Auto! UTICA ·.-? -- The bodies of fo-jr people-- two ar.d Ihcir y Ulir.'i SAN FRANCISCO OP) -- John L. Leech of Los Angeles, former member of the Communist pany who identified Harry Bridges, west coast CIO director, as a Communist leader he knew as "Comrade Rossi" in 1936, resumes his testimony in a half-day session of the Bridges deportation hearing today. Leech was the second government witness to identify the Australian-born lonsjshoremen's union found today ~m 5h: 7.--ec-kagr | chief as a Communist. He also was an automobile -5W lost ofi tnc - Utica hagJjway, lour north ol this city. f polhT. who cxiDCTirner6 cor- o difliculty in idc-rliiyang thv victim- 1 . liM'-xJ the dead a.s: MIS.N Ardcth IDcmuth, SO. Ln^'\ i i l ^ . n M.uiicnt nursr in St. Luke's 1;(;spi1fi1. Utica; Mis;, Virginia L)ouchc-rly. 22. Seneca 1innpil:c. also ?. ilufJent nurse; Robc-n V.;ry. 21. Lowvillr; Earlc W. Bright. 25. Uiir.i. iffTipv'i.-i'or engineer. the second witness to admit having ' previously inade false statements under oath. Huey Long Followers, Ex-Governor Probed In LSU Emlezzlenient 14 Firms Indicted On Monopoly Violations CHICAGO '.-?. -- Innic-l.rmnts ao j ', ]r,£; K jndiviauals and 34 err- ! ri;T,-!tiOTis ar.d groups in tlv mi;:: ! r:du-liy of violating the- anii-mov:- i V' rlrral Court. ' l. r -o F. Tiemf-y, spfriaj t:- liic atlorncy-gencrai, . They told her his body had been found at the bottom oi a lake near here. He had gone swimming with friends. nJrng directly to the Onitod Sta1- Supre-me Court. The dismissal was embodied ir- Federal Judge Charles E. Woocl- \;ard*s sustaining of d'-feuse cle- murreis to the indictments. BATON KOt'GE. I.a. -Ti -Some nf «he Ute Iluey r. Long's ronst lr»^cd l*e*tenjnJ* were ea»ed today bcfwe a $rand jury whieh t«wh charge of its o*n investigation and went into a h»d- ri!e with the *ta«c university'* indicted former president. Former Governor Richard W. Ix-ehe tMtadcd the list. Hie «rthw 1» MiinnKmed inelnded jankinc flale polities a?7d all the vnivereity s»prrvis«rs rwtpt Attorney General DavM M Ellfson. Behind door* barred even to its stenographers and its «wn attorneys--Ellison and Distrk-t At- t»rwT Oem«y Sanehw--4lw yM«r*ay war wHh Dr. James Mmrve th* it- WftK While the AFL high command speeded up its drive to restore tiie prevailing wage rate to the ney-··«* lief act, thousands of WPA strikers received dismissal notices for Ignoring their jobs for five days. -:- · · William Green, AFL president, called a strategy meeting in-Washington to carry out demands on congress and the president sanctioned yesterday by federation unions. . . -; ."-'-:/ The WPA gave out no totals on the number of workers diismiiiBed, but a survey showed administrators in several states had mailed large stacks of the discharge notices. The strikes protesting the new requirement that all WPA 1 eitt- ployes work 130 hours a month. were ignored by WPA Commissioner F. C. Harrington as he conferred in Chicago with state' adr ministrators on other restrictions of the new law. ,J" ,'V.. Harrington said wages m tfie north and west would be reduced Sept. 1, while those In the souSh would be increased. The law pror vides that differences to WPA rates in various sections shall be no ·greater than differences m the cost of living, but that the present".ifa- tional average -- $52.20 a month- shall not be changed. - ,..-Hit 130-How IsMtt ; ;^The fire of the AiPL was dfrectad, however, at the 130-hour provlsiati. Heretofore, skilled workers on TOA rolls have received the same hourly rate as similar craftsmen";fc' private employment, tills meant, JA many cases, that a 130-hoor wwt month for the same monthly-wage would effect a decrease in the n«B; ly rate. r "_.\ A resolution to petition congress for revision, of the law watJldbptT ed without a dissenting vote yw- terday after the AFL leaders hid listened to speeches proposing ex-: tension of strikes if Congress ad-i journed without changing ihe relief measure. ; When Green asked what the situation would be if Congress went home and left the statute untouch-, ed, one delegate shouted: "They'll have strikes until they come back." The conference resolution s«4d the mass protests of WPA workers had been "erroneously interpreted as strikes against the government.'' "The very lifebtood of a trade union structure," it said, "is the standard union rate of wages. It is perfectly understandable that our trade unions should use all of then* economical strength by every legitimate means to maintain their respective standards of rates of wages on public as well as private enterprises." Green denounced the order of Harrington dismissing those away from their jobs five days. "I refuse to believe," he said. "that the president of the United States would stand for discrimination against workers because they quit their jobs to protect their rights." The order was being carried art in many states, however. Hitler Inspiration For Nazi Temperance Drive BERLIN W -- With Adolf Hitler as the inspiration. Nazis opened a nation-wide temperance cam* paign today by formation of a "state bureau against the daofen of alcohol and tobacco." For months Nazis have advocated moderation in drinking and. sutofc- ing. especially in appeals to the Hitler youth. Hitler, who Wither smokes nor drinks, is held up constantly as the nation's modeL * The "state bureau against the dangers of alcohol ami tobatccT will operate parallel to the MMl party setup of provincial and dfi- trict headquarters, with branch, at- . fices under Or. Leonardo OwO, state health director. Aircraft Firms Oust Aliens From Employes WASHINGTON W -- !».»!»· guard secrets ol new miptann *e- signed for the expanding amy aad navy air forces, aircraft aiaiMfac- tiirers are quietly weeding oat alims irt-m their employer,. At the direction of the war »nd navy departments, several senc foreign technicians have been 4H- dtaried recenUy or tramfernM to other than military wvric. Others hold their Jobi Mif through short term offidal permtta, issued after a close t»b has made of their reliability. THEASOtT WASHINGTON UP) -- tion of the treaavr on Receipts, H.TW. "H U:

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