The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on November 29, 1937 · Page 1
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Good Morning The wheclu of Congress grind very slowly but HOI 'very surely, MORNING HERALD Weather Forecast Fair and much colder, except probably lisht snow IHiiTios in west Monday. Tuesday cloudy. VOL. XLI, NO. 284. Pm* II•• ».««• HAUERSTOWN, MARYLAND. MONDAY, NOVIOMBER 20, 1!>37. (/P)—Means Associated Press SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS. STEPS TO END BUS WALKOUT TO BE RUSHED Fresh Outbreaks of Violent. Spur Settlement Plans BUSES STONED BY SYRACUSE CROWD Operations Out of Boston and Philadelphia Suspended Cleveland, Nov. 28 (/P)— Fresh outbreaks of violence in the 16-state Greyhound bus strike spurred company and union officials toward a settlement today, with a Federal labor conciliator.declaring he was "extremely optimistic." In Syracuse, N. Y., previously the scene of several disturbances, three Greyhound buses were stoned. Police estimated 500 persons crowded around the buses at their station. Missiles crashed through windows and windshields. None of the.passengers was hurt, but • Thomas Dennis, 23, whom police described as a bystander, suffered a head injury from a brick that bounced off a bus. Attack Reported J. G. Perry, a Greyhound driver, told Virginia state police of an attack by an unidentified assailant. He suffered head gashes requiring hospital, treatment. Illinois state highway police meanwhile were investigating the stoning of buses. A passenger listed as K. Hoyt, of Duluth, Minn., received cuts in one attack. Greyhound had suspended operations out ot Boston and Philadelphia, and a New England line official said all striking drivers had been "dismissed." Service at New York and several other points was crippled, with the extent of suspensions sharply disputed by company and union spokesmen. Central Greyhound, operating out of New York, planned.some resumptions tomorrow. Joint Conference , Representatives of the nine affected Greyhound lines and of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, bargaining agent for the lines' drivers, held a second joint conference in Cleveland seeking an under- sftnding The brotherhood called the strike last Thursday announcing it sought a closed shop and wanted to increase drivers" mileage pay to 5.5 cents a mile. Pres- (Contlnued on Page 1") Gales Scheduled to Follow Heavy Week-end Rains (Hr The A«micl»ie(I Pr«i«> .Weather Bureaus issued warnings yesterday (Sunday) that gales would follow a week-end of heavy rain log and high temperature along much of the Atlantic seaboard. Signal* warning of southeast gales flew from Cape Hatteras, on Uio North Carolina coast, to' the northernmost tower at Eastport, Maine. Heavy winds, lightning and rain whipped over most, of western Pennsylvania and parts ot eastern Ohio and southern Now York causing heavy damage. Forecasters said the storm would an end 48 hours of unseasonably warm weather. Another disturbance brewed over the Great Lakes. Northwest storm warnings were displayed along shorelines ot most of the lakes from Superior to Ontario. Motorcycle Rider t Injured in Crash Paul Hylan, 700 .block West Washington street, sustained head cuts and other minor injuries yesterday afternoon when his motorcycle skidded into a ditch near tho top of South Mountain at Dtlhgren and struck the'steps of a building. Hylan was enrouln from Frederick to Hagerstown at the .time of the accident. Ho was given flr«t nld treatment, nt, the ofllco of a Boonsboro physician. Later he went to tho Washington County Hospital. ACCEPTS APPOINTMENT Ixis Angolos, Nov. 28 (/P)-Wcr- nor .lansscn, noted musical con : rtuctor and husband of screen actress, Ann Harding, said here today ha hnd accepted appointment as conductor of (ho JlnKlmora Symphony Orchostra, .lanMen,' who thlfl miinmcr conducted the'firm nll-MlblluB program tn the Hollywood Bowl, pla'nn to .loavn noon with Mis* Harding and ber youai daughter lor Baltlmirt. Housing Message Of President Is Ready Congress to Receive Recommendation! for Stimulating Today—Farm Bill Debate to Get Under Way Washington, Nov. 28 (^—Congress will receive a special housing message from President Roosevelt tomorrow before plunging into a crop control debate which promises to he long and vehement. Mr. Roosevelt completed the message, expected to contain recommendations Tor stimulating home building, before . departing Saturday night on a fishing trip in southern waters, For the House, farm legislation will provide the first actual business of the special session. That body has been marking time for two weeks while its agriculture committee wrestled with the crop control bill. Unless there is a hitch it will be submitted to the House tomorrow. A majority of the committee recommended today that the hill be passed, but a minority of five headed by Rep. Andersen (R-Minn) issued a warning that it would "bring about a complete dislocation of agriculture in the United States." Stabilization Proposed The measure proposes to stabilize prices through control of acreage and marketing and an ever- normal granary, plus loans and subsidies to farmers. The Senate has a half week of "arm debate behind it, but leaders said they saw little likelihood of a vote for another six or seven days. The chambers are considering separate hills. The President's housing proposals will add a fifth item to the legislative program he mapped out-for the special session. In his first message, Mr. Roosevelt suggested that legislation covering control of agricultural surpluses, regulation' of wages and hours, regional planning, and government reorganisa- tion he given prior consideration. Senate leaders said it might be possible to act on a housing bill at the specinl session, provided it did not remain too long in committee. Meantime, there was no indication that revision of the tax laws, so urgently requested by business, would be accomplished before January. Byrnes Urges Action The House Ways and Means committee, initiating source of all revenue legislation, is said to have fixed January 15 as the earliest tentative date at which it could have a tax bill ready. Although Senator Barkley (D-' Ky), the majority leader, accepted the committee's prediction as final, Senator Byrnes (D-SC) spoke out in favor of tax action as soon as farm legislation is out of the way. Byrnes said action could be limited to the surplus profits and capital gains .taxes—the two levies most vigorously opposed by business—and legislation passed in a day. "Then we could take up any further amendments to the revenue laws in the regular session," he added. Two Republicans, Chairman John M. Hamilton of the national committee and Senator Capper, of Kansas, spoke up for tax revision today. Capper urged that Congress "remove the unjust features of the undivided profits tax, and thereby encourage business to go ahead." BLOCKADE ON SPAIN COAST IS DECLARED Nabbing a French Plotter FIFTY KNOWN DEAD IN REBEL ASSAULT Women and Children Are Killed During Insurgent Air Raid By CHARLES pTNUTTER Colmcimr Viejo, Spain, Nov. 28 >)—At least 60 persons—all women and children but one—were killed today in an Insurgent air raid on.this village 2Q miles north of downtown Madrid.. I counted 35 corpses lying in the shed of a graveyard on a little hill above the village when I visited it at dusk after an afternoon of death and destruction. Fifteen bodies. wore yet to he brought up from the village and the debris of more than 125 houses was still being explored for other victims. There were 120 persons in hospitals while ma ynwuond hospitals while many wounded were taken to their battered homes. Eleven of those lying in the graveyard shed were infants. Swathed In blood-stained sheets, they had been placed In their dead mothers' arms. With one mother were her six : months-old twins. None of the Infants was over a few months old. Bight older children, ranging up to Bye years of age, were grouped separately. All the olllr.r dead were women except one man lying just inside the door. Practically the entire group were victims of one 220-pound bomb that ripped through six feet of stone and earth covering a small' refuge in the coiftral plaza to kill 32 persons. Only one person left that refuge alive; she was taken away on a stretcher. The victims were trapped in the passageway five feet high and two feet wide. Might Insurgent airplanes swept over Colmenar,Viejo about noon. At nightfall some inhabitants began returning from the fields where they Bed at the first alarm. Many had fled, however, only to die. The bleak, stony hills were raked with machine guns and blasted with bombs. I saw one old man jumping hastily from one ruin to the next. He was wounded in the raid last ,Jn|y, when his daughter was killed by his side. Today he was looking for his grandchild, her six-year-old RAILWAYS TO OPEN WAGE BOOST FIGHT Freight and Passenger Increases Sought by Carriers "Y" DRIVE FOR $6,000 The Frederick Y. M. C, A. will launch its campaign to raise $6,000 on Tuesday, Nov. :10, according to the Rev. Charles I). Shaffer, general secretary, who said thai every cent of tho amount In needed. Ho (mid the past year extra expenditures were necessary to make needed repairs and replacements. BEGINS ANNUAL RETREAT Vnllcnn City, Nov. 28 (ff)— Pope Plus began hln annual spiritual ro (rent today, He will ipend ft week In seclusion with Puttier Klghlnl, (he noted ,lesuU( preacher, as conn nflllnr, Ho will (rant only » few audiences nt major Importance.dur- ing llw period. ' • Washington, Nov. 28 (ff 3 }— Rail- •oads of the nation joined forces tonight, for what they termed through counsel a fight for life. Many declared their continued existence is dependent on the outcome of hearings starting tomor- roiv before the Interstate Commerce Commission on higher rates. But, the shippers too. declared their future prosperity is dependent upon freight rates, which the carriers seek to increase 15 per cent, on all but five major commodities for which specific maximum rates are asked. Coal men from the bituminous fields were especially emphatic in stating higher freight rates would cut deeply into their operating revenue. John Carson, consumers counsel for the National Bituminous Coal Commission, led the soft coal opposition to the requested coal rates. Carson especially opposed the maximum rate asked for bituminous coal, one of the five exceptions to the 15 per cent boost. The other exceptions are anthracite coal, lumber, sugar, fruits and vegetables. He sa id the ' proposed increase would mean ?^0,000,000 to the coal consumers, citing an increase in bituminous rates already granted by the commission. He said he will ask the commission to start a general investigation o£ the entire coal freight rate structure. The railroads, in addition to freight rate , increases, also seek a boost in passenger fares from two to two am} one-half cents, a mile in eastern territory— the region east of the Mississippi and north ot the Ohio and Potomac Rivers. Robbery Reports Keep Police Busy Petty larcenies kept police on the jump over the week-end. While last week the robbers appeared particularly Interested In money, they marled another week end with the Requisition wf nt least two revolvers. The Summit avenue garage, 600 block Summit avenue, reported the larceny of a revolver from thtili cash register while a Cearfoss pike garago owner also, reported a re volver missing. Investigators have so far Been unable to uncover any clues In the cases but juveniles are (inspected WINS AWARDS Alice Ilohrer, Funkslown, Wa(h Ington county 4-It Club girl, won two awards In nation-wide club oon tests recently conducted, tt was announced yesterday from the headquarters In Chlcngo. Misi Itohrcr, competing with .girls Rll over tho nation, won a blue ribbon for having the bent window treat ment for club girl's bedroom; red ribbon (or best cotton ichopl drtli Insurgent Regime Proclaims End of Neutrality of Ports PLANS ARE MAPPED FOR NEW ASSAULT Vessels Attempting to Enter Ports-Will Be Attacked Hendaye, Franco - Spanish Frontier, Nov. 28 (/P) — The Insurgent regime proclaimed a blockade of all Spanish Government ports today including ,hose on the island of Minorca. The communique issued at Sala- nanca, where the Insurgent general staff was completing plans foils next offensive, flatly declared^ an end to the neutrality of the ports vhich the London non-intervention committee has attempted to main- in. "All .vessels which attempt to enter government ports will be at- ached," the communique said. Government sources declared his merely put • the finishing ouches on what they termed a 'paper blockade." They said General Francisco Franco did not have sufficient sea strength to make the ilockade effective. Massing Forces Since the Insurgent conquest of he Asturias on the Bay of Biscay, lowever, Franco has been massing lis full naval force in the Western Mediterranean, off the only striy of coast remaining to the Government. Reports reaching the border, de- ,,)ite Insurgent efforts to keep hem secret v . indicated Franco vould strike first at Almeria prov- nce in the warm south ot Spain ind then from southern Aragon oward the Mediterranean. A Government communique was imited to reports of minor artil- cry action while Salamanca headquarters announced simply: "Nothing to reuort." ' Armistice Denied The widespread report that an armistice was being negotiated met with categorical denials from both sides. Insurgent and Government sources alike agreed the lull in operations was due to Franco's preparations for attack and the Government's strengthening of Us defense. Franco was reported to have de- nanded the Government surrender mconditionally before Dec. 5, when ,e would-launch his offensive if his ucrms were refused. The report said Franco had been ready to attack since Nov. 10 but had delayed n hope Government capitulation would spare many lives. At Salamanca, however, a mani- fe«to declared the war • would be won "by force of arms." Franco >arred any compromise with the Government, but the manifesto left the way open to'peace if the Government surrendered "without conditions." __^___ Premier Escapes Assassin Bullets Cairo, Egypt, Nov^S m—Pre- mier Mustapha Nahas Pasha es- pod unharmed tonight when an assasfiin fired four shots at his motor car. • .. A 26-year-old member ot the Green -Shirts Association, a small group of. Fascist tendencies, was arrested and charged with the attempt. The Premier's car was fired on about 8:30 p. m. as he was motoring from his home in Ilelipolte to Shurbra, both Cairo suburbs, to attend a reception. Three shots were ide; one passed through the car hut struck no one. News ot Ihe attempt spreading through Cairo brought on disor- ilers. Bands ot infuriated Government supporters armed with sticks paraded the streets and attacked offices of opposition newspapers. Heavy Rain Over Week-end Reported More than a half Inch of rain fell over the week-end and the mercury went, up the tube to the highest figure since November 8. D. Paul Oswald, Government weather observer at Chewsville, reported .0!) of an inch yesterday and .45 on Friday and Saturday. The maximum temperature yesterday was 66 degrees. On November 8 tho reading was 71. Saturday's maximum was 60, tho minimum 38 and the sundown temperature was 41. Yesterday)* low wan 4fl. SLIGHTLY INJURED Floyd Gates, Knit ~ Pint strccl was slightly Injured In an accident at the Moller Motor Car Company on Saturday, Ho wad taken to the hospital. i ienri Mouler (right), dealer in antiques, in whoso Taris store was ound a large quantity of munitions, is shown in custody of the French government agents. His store was one ot many raided in the drive by uthorities in France against Les Cagoulards, a secret hooded society whose goal is Fascist and Royalist France. THOMPSON GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER •4egro Convicted by Jury in Circuit Court on Saturday James Thompson, 68-year-old negro, was found guilty of mn'n- laughler by a jury in Circuit Court iaturdny afternoon for tho killing if Albert (Skeeter) Dixon, also colored. Thompson, wiio showed little concern during, his trial, thanked liidge Frank C. V/agaman and the ury after the verdict came in. Dixon was stabbed to death last Labor Day following an altercation n the Thompson house. Thompson claimed he stabbed in self defense contending .that Dixon cursed bin and then threw the lid of a stove in his direction. The State charged that jealousy was. the motive for the killing. State's Attorney Martin L. Ingram had asked for a verdict of murder, pointing to jealousy over the love or Louise Jackson, colored. George Dean, a State's witness, (.•stifled he heard Thompson protest his love for, the Jackson ivoman. The criminal docket will be resumed In Circuit Court this morn- ng. The entire week will likely he used in the trial of criminal cases. Section Is Swept by Severe Storm; Damage Reported Pittsburgh, Nov. 28 (IP)— A terrific windstorm, accompanied by lightning and rain of near cloudburst proportions, lashed Western Pennsylvania late today. The wind uprooted trees, toppled chimneys and disrupted highway traffic. A few homes were unroofed. At Irwin, a town of about 15,000, Fire Chief. Ward Teter estimated 20 homes were damaged by winds of tornado intensity. Only one man was reported injured, a workman struck by flying debris after a chimney crashed into a plant building at the Carnegie Reduction Company plant near here. SPOKESMAN TELLS JAPAN'S POSITION Tokyo, Xov. 2!< (Monday) (/I 1 ) — A Japanese Foreign Office n pokes m an doc la rod today Japan takes the position that "We do not have to nonsuit, dreat lirttain and (he Uiiilod States rcf-anling our projectod iu-iious in Shanghai." (The United Siatf.s made formal representations to the Japanese Government, stating American concern over anything affcniiig the integrity of Chinese man- time customs. Great Britain madu Mmihir representations after Japanese made known their intention to control the Shanghai customs.) "Shanghai presents a problem wherein legal and .sii-ntcgit: phases are badly I angled." the spokesman said. Chinese authority underlies foreign rights and in(crests. Certainly \VL> do not have to consult Britain and the United States regarding projected actions." Plans Go Forward for Clothes Ball Plans for the Oid Clothes Ball to be given under the sponsorship ol Morris frock post of the American Legion st the Masonic auditorium on Friday evening are fast taking shape. A large attendance and record number of contributions are expected. Admission to Ihe dance will he hy clean old clothes and shoes. > Al Grun'er has donated the services of his Club Royal orchestra and the Masonic auditorium has also been donated. Clothing will be distributed to needy families by the feilvatlou Army. Persons, who will be unable to attend tho dance and who want to contribute clothes, can either leave them nt the Legion Home or call 2771 and Legionnaires will call. MACHINES COLLIDE The police department cruiser In charge of Patrolmen LDIard and Kuhlnmn and an automobile operated by Donald W, Shaffer, of Klkton, collided at Frederick street and Willow Lane last night, about S o'clock, Both machines were damaged. Shaffer was charged. with falling to' glvo tho right of way. 1 '4 FLAT TIRES RESULT OF RUT IN HIGHWAY Fourteen motorists, who drove heir automobiles over a rut In ,he highway at the Leitersburg- Marsh Pike intersection yesterday, reported they got flat tires as a result. . One man told police that on one occasion four autos in rapid succes-. sion met the same fate—one flat .ire each. The rough spot was opposite the old toll 'gate house. State Roads Commission officials were notified of the rut. TALKTwllfART ON MAJOR POLICIES British and French Map Out Plans^injipan|sh . Crisis London, Nov.. 28. (/P)—With Brit ish a.nd French statesmen scheduled to begin talks on major policy tomorrow, authoritative sources said tonight Britain and France had worked out detailed military plans to defend their Mediterranean lifelines against tho ultimate victor in the Spanish civil war . Recent developments were considered to have lessened the possibility of a new Spanish regime entirely hostile to Britain and France. Among these were London's agreement for exchange ot commercial agents with the Insurgent regime. Also it was felt the airing of the German colonial problem should ease ' Mediterranean ension. Nevertheless, the French and British Naval and Army staffs were saidito drafted plans to balk Italo-German control of the western and southeastern portions of the sea Premier Benito Mussolini calls "Mare Nostrum"—Our Sea. This accord was based on the supposition Italy would drive Insurgent Generalissimo Francisco Franco to victory and get payment in the shape of territorial concessions. Despite Fascist^ assurances to the contrary, London and Paris remembered that in each o[ the live instances of armed intervention in Spain during the last 300 years, the inlcrveners have taken a big share of the spoils. The safety of Gibraltar, Malta, the Balearic Islands and French Morocco figured largely in the discussions. These were considered the essential protectors of French and British line* of communication with ' their colonies. Kqually important was the threat to' Egypt and French Tunis from the Italian colony of Libra and to. the Anglo- Egyptian Sudan from Italian-con- (liie'red A'thiopia. AUTOIST FATALLY HURT IN ACCIDENT J. Edward McCormick Is Killed in Crash on National Highway ,T. Edward McCormick, 21, of Millstone, was killed Instantly Saturday night when his west-bound automobile crashed into a large coal truck on the National highway about five miles east of Hancock. Investigators said McCormick had passed another automobile traveling in the same direction and crashed into the east-hound truck of (he Hillside Cool Company of Frederick. The McCormick car was demolished and the truck with Its con- ents of ten tons of coal was overturned. The truck driver escaped unhurt. Justice Charles Hcusoii, of Clear- spring, who with Corp. Carl Dillinger, County Investigator Clarence Baker anil Deputy Leister Isanogle investigated the accident, deemed i an inquest unnccesary. McCormick'E head was crushed. Ke was thrown from his car to the highway. Young McCormlck was a member at St. Peter's Catholic church at Hancock. Hr, is survived by his parents, Mivand Mrs. John McCormick, near Millstone; sister, Amy McCormlck and brother, Walter McCormick, hoth at home. The funeral service will he held j en Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock: from St. Peter's Catholic church in Hancock with Rev. Fr. Ryan officiating; interment In cemetery- adjoining. Steps to Tighten Control Planned During the Week Washington, Nov. 28 (#>)—The Administration will take steps this week toward tightening government control of Wall Street's counterpart—the nation's grain exchange markets. The Commodity Exchange Commission will hold hearings at Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday on its own proposals that new restrictions be placed on speculation in grain futures—an activity that in- olved $25,000,000,000 lust year. One proposal would place a limit n the speculative transactions of any individual. AIR RAIDS BY JAPS MADE ON VITAL POINTS Americans and Britons Endangered by Plane I Attacks MANY CHINESE ARE REPORTED KILLED Shanghai Is Cut OH from Telegraphic Communication Shanghai, Nov. 2!) (Monday) (/P)—Shanghai was cut i off from telegraphic communi: cation with the rest of China today as Japanese officials, ; having seized control of the 'Chinese telegraph and radio channels linking the metropolis with the interior, ordered I service suspended. Shortly before this occurred, in| coming messages reported.a score I ot Americana and Britons were en- •dangered and hundreds of Chinese killed or wounded as Japanese air- forces struck savagely at vital points around China's evacuated capital, Nanking. When 114 bombs were dropped on Chinkiang. important Yangtze river port 40 miles east of Nanking, the small American and British colony took refuge on the British gunboat Aphis, lying in the river. No foreigners were hurt. Representations Made Japanese diplomats admitted the United States and Great Britain had made representations at Tokyo against Japanese interference with the integrity of Chinese maritime (Continued on Page 101 Aged Woman Dies as Result of Fall Catherine Dunn, 76, died almost instantly'late last night as the re suit of a fall down a flight of slairs at the home of A. R. Barnhart, Madison avenue, with whom she had been making her home. After an investigation by Patrolmen Rikle and Schmidt, Acting Coroner C. Kdward Heard was called lo view the body. .The aged woman's neck was believed to have been broken. DEMP8EY IMPROVING New York, Nov. 38 (.IP)—Mends ot Jack Dompsey said tonight the former fighter was "doing tine" In his recovery from an attack of plo> malno poisoning suffered during a wrestling rcfcroclnV trip In Canada. ROOSEVELT STARTS SOUTHERN VACATION President Confers with Aides and Train Speeds Toward Florida Aboard Roosevelt Train Eir Route to Miami, Nov. 2S (£•)— President Roosevelt laid aside thoughts of his Florida cruise long enough today to confer with aides on a host of momentous subjects, including plans to bolster the antitrust laws, housing, unemployment relief and liquidation of the Emergency Public Works agency. As his special train traveled across rain-swept South Carolina, he called to his private car Robert it. Jackson, assistant attorney general in charge of anti-trust cases, for a report on Justice Department studies looking to strengthening of the laws to control monopoly. "The whole policy is in the formative state," Jackson said, adding he reported on the department's present efforts to enforce the antitrust laws. Cases are now pending against the Aluminum Company of America and several oil companies in an action being tried in Madison, Wis. The President in his message to the special session pointed to a need for changes in existing law to give small businesses a better chance to compete with the larger. Legislation, however, is expected to go over until the regular session starting in January. With Secretary Ickcs, who also is Public Works Administrator, the (Continued on Page 10) HAMILTON CALLS ON CONGRESS TO REVISE POLICIES OF F. D. R. Republican Chairman Demands That Roosevelt Stop "Groping" in Business Crisis—Tax Laws Condemned by Speaker Washington, Nov. 28 ({P)— Republican Chairman John jl. Hamilton said today it was the duty of Congress—"in the face of presidential gropings"—to revise Roosevelt policies responsible for "a major business recession." In a radio speech, Hamilton agreed that it was "right and proper" for Mr. Roosevelt to invite business men to confer with him. But, he' added, business leaders "(eel that limits to effective cooperation have been set by the reckless and heedless policies of the New Deal." Hamilton asserted the cumulative effect of recent Administration legislation had been to "handcuff, to shackle, to hog-lin the legitimate activities of the business ot the nation." The undistributed prolHs tax and the capital gains tax, In Its present form, worn condemned by Hamilton, "Kxaggorgallons of regulation" In the securities exchange act, Hamilton snld, had led to a break In the markets. Republicans, Hamilton said, fav- or an "honestly designed" labor relations act but feel that provisions of the existing Wagner act "have resulted in putting the Administration of the act into the hands of political and economic partisans who apparently consider themselves pledged to discharge a campaign obligation to certain special groups." Hamilton asserted that amend; meiils to or repeal of these laws would restore business confidence and reduce unemployment. "Nothing could '.n more salutary for the country now than awakening by Congress to its own powers, Its own rcsponsibiltlcs," Hamilton said. "Wo face indeed a national emergency. Tills depression which Is now upon us may not be Just another depression like those of the past. Our ability to withstand depressions has been gravely weakened. • • 'Do not forget th»t dangerous political philosophies havo boon making rapid stride* III recent yours and are reaching out their hands even now toward America,"

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