The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on January 8, 1938 · Page 1
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Good Morning Only 352 days until Christmas. MORNING ,D Weather Forecast Generally fair and colder except snow flurries in extreme west portion Saturday, continued cold. Sunday fair and VOL. XLII, NO. 7. I'reM Han n.MM) HAGKRSTOWN, MARYLAND. SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1938. ) —Means Associated Preit SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS. SEA SCANNED FOR MISSING NAVAL PLANE Hope Wanes for Rescue of Seven Men Aboard Bomber WEATHER REPORTED AS GOOD IN AREA Big Sky Cruiser Could Remain Aloft for Several Days San Pedro, Cal., Jan. 7 (IP). Thirty - five fighting ships scanned the sea today while 284 planes hunted from the air in an area of 60,000 square miles off the coast here foi eight naval fliers lost at sea There was no hope for the eighth flier, Cadet Scott P. Hawkins, 29 of Jefferson City, Mo. He fell to death yesterday 100 miles offshore from a catapulted plane attached to' the cruiser Chicago searching for the other seven missing navy aviators. Hope waned for the seven men uureporteil since Wednesday evening on one of the navy's newest cruisers of the air, a 25 ton patrol bomber. They were Lieut. Truman K. Carpenter, 28, pilot, of Passumpslc, Vt; Aviation Cadet Philip 0. Browning, 2S, co-pilot, Lees Sum mit, Mo.; Edgar Anglin, aviation chief machinist mate, 37, Norfolk, Va.; G. A. Mills, 22, radioman, third class, Prescott, Mich..; C. C. Creech, 22, aviation machinist mate, third class, Richland, N. Y.; L. Peaci machinist mate, National City, Cal., and J. J. Adair, 21, radioman, third class, Carulbersvllle, Mo. Staff officers of tbe Commander of Aircraft Squadrons, Scouting Force, to which the missing plan was attached, said the big sky cruiser could remain aloft for several days. However, in May, 1935, off Midway Island in the mid-Pacific, a sky cruiser plummeted to the bottom during fleet maneuvers, carrying six men to death. The commander-in-chief of the. V. S. fleet radioed the Associated press from his flagship, the Pennsylvania, that weather was good for the search area ioday. He said Ihe hunt 250 miles to sea from the coa,st extended north and south for a space of 300 miles, from San Luis Obispo, Cal., to Bnsenada, Lower California. 3-YEAR-OLD BOY EN JOYS HIS SMOKE Ironshire, Md., Jan. 7 (If) — John Merlin Brown, three years old, sat on a box in a Berlin, Md., store and borrowed matches to light his corncob pipe when it went out. His mother, Mrs. John Brown, doing a bit of shopping, said the boy had been smoking since he was 18 months old. "He doesn't inhale," she said, but he seems to get a lot of joy from just smoking." He usually carries his own matches, she added, but he is careful with them. She bought him » five-cent cigar when she finished shopping. He put It in his overall pocket to smoke after dinner. MANY TO GIVE UP WORK RELIEF JOBS Order Is Issued by Works Progress Administration Washington, .Ian. 7, (fl').—Between 25,000 and 30,000 persons will have to leave work relief jobs Ihis month because they are eligible for unemployment insurance checks, the Works Progress Administration ruled today. Aubrey Williams, the acting WPA administrator, announced the policy that workers entitled to the insurance benefits could not retain work relief jobs. : However, he said those dismissed would be re-employed, if sufficient funds were available, as soon as they ceased receiving unemployment compensation. Stale laws provide for tbe payment of benefits to the insured nn employed for periods of from 14 to 16 weeks. Payments already are being made in Wisconsin and are scheduled to begin this month in 21 other states and the District of Columbia. Unemployment insurance systems in all states will be making payments by mid-summei If Congress approves recommendation of the Social Security Board to reduce the time during which taxes must he collected before benefits can be paid. , . Wages no id by WPA average between $52 and ?35 a month. Unemployment, compensation will range from $5 to ?15 a week. Former Runner to Chose Racketeers Long Hench, Calif., Jan. 7, (/P).— Charles Paddock, onco the world's fastest human, has turned to chasing racketeers. Business manfigeiyof two newspapers here, the former holder of most of the world sprint records, will leave tonight for New York City to confer with District Attorney Thomas E. Dcwey. Paddock will represent "The Committee of Ten Thousand," an organization of Long Beach and suburban residents designed .to "prevent and drive out of the city organised racketeering." Th« former Olympic star wns up- pointed to confer wllli Dnwey on wny* and moms of rMdln* the city •( racketeers. YOUTH, CONFESSED KILLERJSJ1UIZ2ED Wendell F. Bowers Taken to Scene of Crime Near Philadelphia Norristown, Pa., .7an. 7 (A*) — Wendell Forrest Bowers pointet to the wet leaves under a fence a hundred yards from the suburbai Philadelphia home of Mrs. Wllmi V. Carpenter today—and found foi detectives new evidence by whicl: they hoped to send him to the elec trie chair. Me is charged with tin murder of the pretty 3S-year-ol(' widow. Beneath the leaves detectives found Bowers' discharge papers from the Huntingdon State Indue trial School—torn in shreds—and two notebooks where he had dis carded them a nionth ago, shortl} after he had been released from the school. Mrs. Capenter wa: killed 10 days after Bowers was given his freedom. Bowers came back today from Louisville, Ky., to tape a murdei charge which had made him the object of a manhunt throughout the East and South. District Attorney Frederick B. Smlllie began a questioning of the wan-faced youth that lasted all day, interrupted only for meals and one-hour motor ride to the Carpen tor home from the Montgomery count}' seat. It was 22-year-old Mary Griffin, companion of Mrs. Carpenter, who started the search for Bowers. She said she recognized his picture as 'the man who killed Wilma." She said Bowers bent her and tried to assault her when he shot Mrs. Carpenter. Bowers was picked up as a vag- •ant in Louisville December 20 and identified later by fingerprints as .he man wanted in the Carpenter murder. Smlllio said he would lave Bowers face Miss Griffin ter. No Hope For Peace, Jap Envoy Asserts Ambassador to China Declares Negotiations "Out ol the Question"—Troops Maneuver for Stranglehold on Railway System <n,v Tilt- A.ssofiiHfil Press) j police by Japanese soldiers. HL Shanghai, Jan. i; (Saturday).— charged that Japanese arme( forces had invaded the British de fense zone of th°, Internationa Settlement. Telfer-Smollett was reported to have warned Japanese military an While a Japanese army maneuvered for a stranglehold on China's lifeline railway the Japanese Ambassador lo China declared today that peace negotialions were "out of the question for rbe present." APPEAL OF OFFICER IS BEFORE JUDGES Annapolis. Md., Jan. 7, (/P).— The appeal of Lieut. Edward L. Hitzelberger, of the Baltimore police, from a sentence of one year in the Maryland Penitentiary, and a mo- lion for reargument of the case of Harry Cohen, taxicab union organizer, today were before the Court of Appeals. Cohen is under sentence of 3 months in the penitentairy and a flne of $5,000. The sentence was recently upheld hy the Court of Appeals. Both Httzelberger and Cohen were sentenced hy Judge Eugene O'Dunne, in the Baltimore Criminal Court. HlUelberger was given the term after being found guilty of malfeasance in oflice. His trial grew out of the Baltimore vice investigation. The envoy, Shigeru Kawagoe, told .Japanese newspapermen that "Japan should repudiate tbe national government as China's cen- j tral administration.". "A new regime is needed," he said, "one absolutely relying upon the technical and economic support and guidance of Japan." The principal theater ot the war was more than 400 miles northwest of Shanghai, on both sjdes of the' east-west Lunghai Railway — known as China' r ; "last line of defense" — but there were fresh international complicnf.ions in Shanghai. The commander of British troops at Shanghai, Majov General A. P. D. Telfer - Smollett, protested against the slugging of (wo British officers of the Shanghai municipal thorities that repetition of the in cident might bring "gravest con sequences." The British charged severa' Japanese soldiers rushed into the British zone to attack the officers when they remonstrated against what they considered unnecessarily rough treatment of Chinese ped dlers. Japanese reported their advance southward through Shantung pro vince, aimed at control of the Lunghai line and complete occupation ot the intersecting north- south Tientsin-Pukow line, had captured Tsowhsien. Chinese forces were reported strongly entrenched at Lincheng 50 miles north of Suchow, indi eating a major engagement rriighl be fought there. PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR TRADE ACCORD United Stares and Great Britain to Negotiate Agreement Washington, Jan. 1 United States and Great Britain took a seven-league step toward economic co-operation today by announcing formal "intention lo negotiate" a trade agreement. Ser.rel.ary of State Hull's announcement, disclosed Iliat the British Colonial Empire and Newfoundland are .to be included in the accord. Excluded are the Dominions, Ireland and India. March 14 was set for the beginning of public hearings on imports, and exports suggested for inclusion. Hull published a 47-page list of over 1,000 imports on which tariff concession'.! may be granted. Secretary Hull said a British delegation of trad^ experts would sail from Britain around the first of February for tlu United States to begin discussions with United States experts. A list of exports on which Britain may grant tariff concessions was not issued here. This was left to the British government lo out. A similar announcement is expected shortly with regard to new trade agreement with Canada. Concessions up 'o 50 per cent reduction in tariff duties may be imports into ROOSEVELT TO BE SPEAKER AT DINNER Light on Attitude Toward Business Will Be Sought Washington, .Tan. }.~Po litical onlookers, including many perplexed rank and lile Democrats in Congress, are awaiting the Administration symposium at 30-odd Jackson Day dinners 'tomorrow night for fresh light on President Roosevelt's altitude toward business. They believe the speech may indicate whether the Ickes-Jackson hot shot at "big busines" or the conciliatory tone President ranted on British this country. Labor Leaders Are Silent on Choice Washington, Jar. 7 (If)— Lead ers of the American Federation ot Labor and the Committee for Industrial Organization received in silence today the announcement of Charles V. Mclaughlin's appointment to be assistant Secretary of Labor. McLaughlin is a vice-president of the Brotherhood ot Firemen and Enginemeiv one of the "Big Four" railroad labor unions affiliated with neither the A. F. of L. nor C. I. 0. Informed that President Roosevelt had named McLiiughlin lo he Secretary Perkins, first assistant, William Green. A. P. of L. president, said only, "I have no comment." Philip Murray, John I.. Lewis' first lieutenant in the C. I. 0., said the same. Duce Challenges Naval Supremacy Rome, Jan. 7, -Premier Election Will Be Held Wednesday Officers will be eicctod and plans furthered for/Ac Lincoln Day banquet at a meeting of the Young Men's Republican League at 45 Kant Washington afreet on Wednesday, Jan, 1? at 8 o'clock. Officers were nominated at the December mooting. Finns for the an nun 1 banquet,, pontored by the club, are going fcrwant, Benito Mussolini today announced a. surprise naval building: program to give Italy absolute Mediterranean supremacy over the normal British or French strength. 71 Duce announced consl rue tion would begin immediately on two 35,000 ton battleships, 12 destroyers and an undisclosed number of submarines. The sudden move was considered the Fascist answer to what has been described as "the naval race of democratic countries." Completion of UIP program hy 1941' would give- Italy her largest fighting navy—more than iiOO.OOO tons—and place her second In rank- only to Russia in submarines. There was a hint, in some authoritative comment Italy intended to assert her position outside the Mediterranean. HOLD-UP MAN SOUGHT Chicago, Jan. 7 (/p)—Police were on the lookout today for Chicago's most jittery hold-up man. The nervous young gunman entered Isadore Gottlieb's car, forced his victim to give up one shoe and $65 and then fled, fn his excitement he left his gun in the car. Roosevelt's annual message gives (he real clue to the manner 1n which the New Deal will attack the recession problem. Mr. Roosevelt will speak to all the diners from Washington. Assistant Attorney General Robert Jackson, who joined Ickes in charging big business with fostering a "strike" against New Deal policies, is among the honor guests speakers at a New York City dinner. Secretary Tckes will speak at Nashville, Tenn. Secretary Wallace at Des Moines. The other four cabineleers, Attorney General Cummings, Postmaster General Farley and Secretaries Woodririg and Roper, will he broadcasting from such widely separated sectors as Chicago, New York, Denver and Columbus, Ohio. James Roosevelt is speaking in Boston. Among all these speeches, that of Solicitor General Stanley F. Reed at Detroit may prove a greater interest to political Washington than any other sxcepl, the President's. There Is a widespread, belief that he may succeed Justice Sutherland on the Supreme Court after the latter'a retirement. PUBLISHERS ASKED TO TAKE INITIATIVE BORAH MAKES AN ATTACK ON LYNCHING BILL Idaho Senator Says Measure Is Blow at Local Self Government 1 SOUTH IS CURING EVIL, HE ASSERTS Bill Would Have Serious Effects, Senator Says Washington, Jan. 1 (If) — Southern Senators opposing the anti-lynching bill drew eloquent support today from Senator Borah, who denounced the measure as a "blow at the very heart of local self government." The Idaho Republican told the Senate that the bill "rests on the theory Uial the people In our Southern States are either unwilling, or unfit, to maintain the ordinary principles of self government." Speaks for Hour Borah, oldest Senator in point ot Weds Heiress to $7,000,000 Hoor and when the spoke service, took the Senate convened hour. Southern Senators began using dilatory tactics against the anti- lynching bill yesterday, and Senator Barkley of Kentucky, the Democratic leader, threatened to call for "longer sessions" if their speechmaking went on too long. The • anti - lynching measure would permit Federal prosecution and fining of sheriffs and other officers who failed to protect prisoners from lynching, and would make communities in which lynchings occurred liable for payments, to families of victims. . Borah declared the legislation was a "sectional bill" which would undermine states' .rights and condemn the South as being unworthy of self government. "While the South, lost .eight Negroes by lynching last year, 1 Borah said, "the North lost 300 white people by the activities of thugs." "I do not believe," he continued, 'that the authors of this measure (Continued on Page 10) REPORT ON HEALTH MADE 10 COUNCIL Decrease in Contagious Diseases Reported in December llagerstown bad only 54 con- agious and infectious diseases during December as against 87 for .he corresponding pariod in 1930, Dr. W. Tloss Cameron, city health officer, reported fo the Mayor and louncil. Last, month's Diphtheria, report follows: gonorrhoea, 8; pneumonia, 15; scarlet fever, 7; syphilis, 17; tuberculosis, 2; Vincent's angina, 2; whooping cough, .; scabies, 1. Dr. Cameron reported that 500 persons had been.given anti-pneumonia vaccine so far this winter Val Ernie and Mrs. Irene Shreeve Woodworth Val Ernie, orchestra leader, may not have been playing Lohengrin here to Mrs. Irene Shreeve Woodworth, widow of a perfiime manufacturer who left her $7,000,000, but it was something equally as romantic. For the two were married at Stuart, Fla;, at the county judge's office. The •bride gave her.age as 35. Ernie, whose real name is Ernest Peter Yallee, said he was 34. PROPOSAL REFUSED. EDSEL FORD ASSERTS Manufacturer Declined to Continue Shipping over Railroad Washington, Jan. 7 (#»)<—Henry Ford turned down a proposal that he promise to continue .shipping his products over a railroad he was selling in 1929, Edsel Ford told the Senate railroad committee today. The Pennsylvania Railroad, it was testified, sought to get the promise when the Pennroad Corporation was negotiating to buy the Ford-owned Detroit, Toledo and Iron ton road. After Ford's refusal, Pennroad bought 'the other carrier anyway. Committee investigators contended the 'pact would have violated Federal law, and this view was shared by Penn&ylvanin Rail road counsel, 1 Edsel Ford, so - of the famous automobile manufacturer, said the Ford Company acquired the Detroit, Toledo and Ironton when it was in had shape and rehabilitated it, but decided to sell it in ]!)29, partly because of government restrictions. A. J. County, Pennsylvania vice- president and a director of Penn- road, said the agreement was sought because he did not believe the railroad was worth the $36,000,000 asked by Ford unless a guarantee of future traffic .could be obtained.' Under tbe Elkins act railways are forbidden' to give any rebate j to shippers. Committee investigators contended that since Penn- PUBLIC AIRING OF CHARGES IS URGED Kimble Declares Phoebus Has Right to Public Vindication that results ware extremely r ° ad was wil - li " s to pay .""> P. 1 "" latisfaclory. ?iven throtij The vaccine will hout the winter. be The healUi officer also reported Washington, Jan. 7 (/P)— Publishers of newspapers and magy? zines received an invitation from President Roosevelt today to take the initiative in reducing postal subsidies which he said they now enjoy. decrease syphilis cases. the number of It. was the first i price only in of future traffic, part of the price would have been a "rebate"' to Ford. time a reduction had been shown i in five years. OPERATORS BEST IN DICTION, SHAW SAYS In response to a question at bis! London, Jan.-7 (^P)—George Ber- press conference, he said he believed the time had long since passed when the government should continue mail subsidies to newspapers and magazines. Asked if he intended to do anything about it, he suggested that 'he press take the initiative. Relief Revenues Show an Increase Annapolis, Md., Jan. 7 (/P) —Revenue received from the Maryland relief (axes since Juno 1, when they became effecllve, rose to $1,761,440.51 today when November collections of $272,287.!I4 were added lo the state fund for aid to the needy. The six months total Indicated that collections were running at a rate calculated to bring In the $3,510,000 contemplated by tho Legislature In a 12 month period, Tho half of one per cent state ncomo tax payable by March 15 Is expected to bring li) another f 1,500,000, boosting the relief program to $5,010,000. Officers of Ship Deny Negligence Baltimore, Jan. 7, (#>).—Three officers of the steamer City of Baltimore, destroyed by flre last July 2!), denied before a marine Inspection board today they were guilty of negligence in their actions during the blaze. Capt. Charles 0. Brooks, master of the City of Baltimore; Chief Engineer Charles W. Simmons, and Second Engineer Albert Nelll, the defendants, and seven members of the steamer's crew appeared before a trial board of the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation. Three persons, Including two crew members, wero drowned attempting to escape tho blaze, which burned the steamer to the water's edge. After a full report of tho flre was submitted to Dnnlel C. Roper, secretary of commerce, the bureau placed charges against thn three officers, nard Shaw rated telephone operators above actors and actresses today in diction and enunciation. "There are dramatic schools all over the place; and yet today all profession speak better English for public purposes than the dramatic profession," the playwright said in a message to the annual meeting of the Association of Teachers of Speech. In addition to the "wonderful telephone girls," Shaw listed the clergy, politicians and lawyers as being superior. HUSBAND IS FOUND AFTER LONG SEARCH Chicago, Jan. 7 (IP)— Mrs. Erlha. McGrath's quest for her husband, missing these many months, ended successfully because Mrs. McGrath reads the obituary columns. She .told about it yesterday before a judge sentenced Robert McGrath, 37. to. 30 days In.Ja'l on a non-support charge. "I read that. John Leary was dead," she explained. "It told where the wake ..was going to be. I knew we would find Robert there. John Leary was his favorite uncle." Test of New Horn Planned Shortly "The only technically perfect I A new tire horn with sweet, speaker" of Victorian days was Queen Victoria herself, whom, he said, "some of our worst stage gabblers would probably describe as A ham elocutionist." NEGROES ARE GIVEN SENTENCE OF DEATH Marlon, Ark., Jan. 7, (/P).— Two negroes, convicted by a ; history- making jury of 11 white men and a member of their own race of criminally assaulting a white' girl, were under sentence today to bo electrocuted Feb. 8, Only seven minutes were ro- quired for the Jury to reach Its verdict last night after a one-day trial of Frank.Carter, 26, and Th«n Thnmftii, 28, before Circuit Nell Kllloiigh, soothing tone will he tested at the Western Enterprise Fire Hall aome time, .within t.he next'two weeks, Ralph J. Coombs, superintendent of the police and flre Baltimore, Jan. 7 (fP) —State Senator Robert B. Kimble '(Rep., Allegany) announced today he believed State Labor Commissioner Harry' T. Phoebus, whose dismissal Kimble has asked, "is entitled to a public vindication." Kimblg's statement referred to Gov. Harry AV. Nice's announcement yesterday that a secret investigator would examine six charges the Allegany Senator filed against Phoebus. Kimble accused the Commissioner of irregularities in the conduct of his office. "Ths chargesl presented to.the Governor," Kimble asserted, ".were brought to me by numerous complainants, both employers and em- ployes. "Two others hinge on the records of the office of the Department of Labor and Statistics, and without a thorough examination of these records, no'one can say whether the charges are true or otherwise. * * * "I believe entitled to Senator Phoebus is public vindication if the charges -are wrong. I believe the public is entitled to know whether Phoebus did or did' not do the things charged. * * * "I do .not see how the. charges can be thoroughly explored by an investigator acting in secret without any knowledge of what witnesses are available or wbere to look for evidence." He suggested that he and Phoebus might accompany the investigator—me to lead him to witnesses and Senator Phoebus to protect his own interests." CLIPPER RETURNS Baltimore, Jan. • 7 (/P),—The flying boat Bermuda Clipper, bound for Bermuda, returned here a few minutes after the take-off today because Capt. R. 0. D. Sullivart was dissatisfied with the operation of one of tbe engines. Both the Clipper and Imperial Airways' Cavalier will make the trip tO'Bermnda to- MARTIN SAYS MANY IDLE IN AUTO PLANTS Union Leader Tells Senate Committee Conditions Are Serious ACTION IS NEEDED, WITNESS DECLARES Sears, Roebuck & Co. President Sees Early End of Recession Washington, Jan. 7 (fP) — Half the automobile workers in Detroit have been laid off and those still employed are working only 12 to 24 hours each week, Homer Martin, youthful G. I. 6. union leader 1 , informed the Senate Unemployment committee today. "Immediate action is needed," he testified, "for the relief of hundreds of thousands of workers lacing immediate hardship and other hundreds of thousands facing such low wages that it is impossible for them' to obtain a proper living." Big Cut Made Martin said General Motors had cut employment from a 1937 peak of 220,000 to 161',000, and Chrysler from 80,000 to 15,000. He said his statement was based on figures supplied by the motor companies to the United Automobile Workers,- of which he is president. He said best estimates for • the Ford plant, with' which the union had no relations, were that 50,000 of a normal 90,000 force were at work. No one, "no even Ford himself," had authoritative figures • on that point, Martin added. "Looking at the situation as a whole," he said, "I would say that employment in autoa and auto parts has been reduced 50 per-cent." Many Seek Relief For those whom General Motors has retained, the work week is 24 hours, he continued; Chrysler em- ployes are working 12 to 24 hours weekly, and Ford workers ,one to three days weekly. • Martin said there were "lines two blocks long" at the city relief of(Continued on Page 10) Order to Create Increased Burden, Patterson States Baltimore, Jan. 7 (fP)— Orders.di- recting the State Works Progress Administration to dismiss workers receiving unemployment compensation benefits will create "serious" relief problems in Maryland, relief authorities said today. .1. Milton Patterson, executive secretary of the Board of State Aid and Charities, said local welfari agencies would have a "heavier burden all around." "If a WPA worker getting $40 a month is fired from his job because he is to receive a $5 weekly benefit, he'll go to' welfare people for funds to keep going," Patterson said. "The order will jump the intake at relief offices all over the state." He suggested also that WPA workers, fearing discharge from comparatively lucrative jobs, would not file lor unemployment compensation. The order issued by Deputy WPA Administrator Aubrey Williams said eligible WPA workers "shall be expected to file" for the benefits. ACCUSES HIS SON Marietta, 0., Jan. 7 (IP)— Ernest Perry filed a drunken driving iharge against his son., Earl, thfln paid his $35 fine in hopes "it will ;each him a lesson." JOSEPH P. KENNEDY IS NAMED AS AMBASSADOR TO BRITAIN Sweeping Diplomatic Shakeup Made by Roosevelt- Hugh R. Wilson Named to Be Ambassador to Germany Washington, Jan. 7 (JPf— President Roosevelt announced today the most sweeping diplomatic shakeup since he took office, involving . the important posts of London, Berlin, Moscow, Brussels, Ottawa and Santiago, Chile. telegraph system, announced last. I The President sent to the'Sen- night. ' •' ' •- •• ' • As a matter ot faet, Mr. Coombs said, the strains from tlio new horn may, have the effect of a sleep-producing potion and entirely defeat, the purpose ot the klaxon. The horn tested here several days ago drew a 'storm ot protest. Itowever, a majority TOte of the Western Enterprise company Is »11 that will bo necessary tor the Mayor and Council lo make the purchase. The dromon will vote on Iho mat- tor nl. a special meeting Monday night. ate the- nominations-of: Joseph P. Kennedy, chairman of the Maritime Commission, to be Ambassador to Great Britain. , Hugh R. Wilson, Assistant Secretary of State, to be Ambassador to Germany. • i Joseph K, Davles, Ambassador to Soviet Russia, to be Ambassador to Belgium, Korman Armour, Minister to Canada, to he Ambassador to Chile. Three of the new appointees, Kennedy, Wilson nn<l Armour, will leave for their posts after the ens- ll[n.Vd AIM IIICM! |»JOtH (TILVI lllo l.uo . 1^D|/«II tulcllb III tomnry month's "period of Instrnc-lof nerflc* her*. tion," during which they will reafl up on State's Department archives, relating to their respective countries of assignment. : : Davies will not go to Brussels until spring. He will remain In this 'country until that time. His millionaire wife, the former Majorle Post, has been in ill-health;. Today's ahakeup leaves open the post of Ambassador to Moscow, the position of Assistant Secretary of State, the post ot Minister to Ottawa. The question of what will becoma of Hugh Simons Gibson, until now Ambassador to Belgium, remained unanswered, Asked 'his question today, President Roosevelt said M did not know. ' Mr, Olhson, expttt In disarm* ment, debts and mediation Witts* endes, may b« brought hick to It) Department of »(»((•' f»t a'port*

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