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NTOWN MORNING CALL THE WEATHER Fair today; slightly colder tonight. Rain or mow tomorrow. CODE VOL. XC. NO. 42 ALLENTOWN, PA., MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11, 1935 SINGLE COPI Three Centi DAILY It rent Week DAILY SUNDAY IS Cents Week ALLS State's Finance tv t-i X lUUlCllId V(U1I1C Before Assembly Earie Will Deliver Budget Message Tuesday at Noon Expected to Ask Boost In the Gasoline Tax May Also Suggest Small Amusement Levy to Overcome 21 Million Deficit HARRISBURG. Feb. 10. OP) The state's "pocketbook" problems overshadow all others this week as the legis:rure prepares to hear . Governor George H. Earle give his suggestions lor filling Pennsylvania's near-empty treasury. Hearings on constitutional revision, investigation of the state liquor board, and consideration of the administration's labor measures are other bright-lighted events on the law makers' schedule. They will be halted temporarily Tuesday noon, however, when the governor plans to deliver his budget message and outline ways of raising and spending funds for two years beginning June 1, 1935. Reports from the governor's office have led to beliefs he will suggest an additional two-cents-per-gallon gasoline tax, a small amusement tax, and a transfer of $3,000,000 from other funds to the general fund. The budget total is expected to be approximately $242,000,000 including a $21,000,0000 deficit from the current biennium. After receiving the burget message, the legislature will begin considering scores of revenue-raising, appropriation and other financial bills which have been submitted. Developments scheduled for the week include: Senate action on Governor Earl's three appointees to the milk control board, and one appointee each to the game commission, workmen's compensation board and the securities commission. New advances by the house committee, headed by Herbert G. Cohen, York, Democratic, into its investiga-(Continutd on Page Nine) 4 Program Planned By Gov. Earle Cigarettes' Face 2cent Pack Levy 5 Cent Gas Tax Proposed PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10. OP) The 4 Record says a $200,000,000 tax pro gram is planned by the Earle administration, it was learned tonight, as the governor and his cabinet, after a special all-day and night meeting, completed the budget for the 1935- 3i oiennium. "The budget," the Record adds, will total approximately $350,000. 000. This figure includes $120,000. 0 for relipf and ffpnprftl fund nn prflktriations to provide for the ordinary running expenses of the gov ernment." The tax program, the paper adds. wux inciuae tne rouowing points: "A six per cent tax on the net In comes of all corporations." "Bring manufacturers, now exempt, under the provisions of the capital stock and loans tax." "Remove exemption privileges of gas, water and steam heating com panies under the gross receipts tax." increase oy cne-miil, or 25 per cent, me present s-miu personal property tax now collected by and for the counties. Under the new plan, the revenue from this levy would be split with the state." "Increase the gasoline tax from three cents to five cents a gallon.' "A cigarette tax of two centa on a package of 20 cigarettes." "A lax on admission tickets to amusements and athletic events." Telegraphic News Briefs PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10. OP) Fire from an exploding heater swept a 135-year-old building formerly used as a furniture factory, in the Frankford section of the city early today, causing $25,000 damage. Two deputy United States marshalls assigned to guard the building after a raid a month ago disclosed a large alcohol plant, escaped injury. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) Representative Wright Patman (D-Tex) today declared that the reason Commander Frank N. Belgrano of the American Legion wanted a bond issue to finance the payment of the soldiers bonus was because his bank received $1,350,000 in interest annually on $45,000,000 of government bonds. FLEMINGTON, N. J., Feb. 10. OP) A throng of 4,711 persons visited the courtroom today where Bruno Richard Hauptmann is on trial for the Lindbergh baby kidnaping. Although far short of the estimated 6,000 who came the first Sun day it was opened to the public, the crowd topped by more than 1,000 the previous count. SAARBRUECKEN. S A A R BASIN TERRITORY, Feb. 10. OP) Frau Micbaela Johannes, the 85-year-old widow whose words "I was born a German and will die a German," became the slogan of Nazis in the re cent Saar plebiscite, died today. Iia Johannes' ballot was declared rules by making the remark while voting. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10. OP) Police and agents of the state liquor control board, carrying a warrant charging illegal liquor sales after the Saturday midnight closing hour, early today arrested 97 men and women in a large cafe in the Frank-ford section of the city. ELLENTON, FLA., Feb. 10. OP) Don Inman, 27-year-old pilot, was probably fatally injured in an airplane crash here late today in which two companions. Miss Corrine Edwards 17, of Ellenton, and Charles Honeus, 38, Ohio pilot, were (lightly hurt. Goes on Trial Today r-z - UK f- 4pV '"' '' k '' ' ' tV' ; in PHIL KENNAMER KennamerCalm On Eve of Trial For Killing Chum Brought to Pawnee, Okla., Jail to Face Court To-day PAWNEE, OKLA., Feb. 10. OP) Phil Kennamer, nattily dressed and freshly shaven, was brought to Pawnee by two deputy sheriffs today to wait in a jail cell shared with a liquor still operator for the opening tomorrow of his trial on a charge of murder In the mysterious shooting of a Tulsa dental student. Indians stood in a crowd of more than 100 persons which looked on as Kennamer strode to jail. The 19-year-old son of Federal Judge Franklin E. Kennamer grinned and joked, apparently unconcerned on the eve of a hearing at which the (Continued on Page Nine) German Army Men Predict War If Pact Fails Reichswehr Officials Ready to Act If Arms Negotiations Collapse BERLIN. Feb. 10. OP) If all efforts to come to an arms agreement fail, Germany would have to prepare for war and can as many men to tne colors as possible, Reichswehr (regu lar army) circles said today. The statement came as the reich followed with close attention Adolf Hitler's deliberations over his reply to Anglo-French proposals, made after conversations in London last week, for an inclusive European security agreement. Hitler, faced with one of the most momentous decisions of his career. has retired to almost complete seclu sion to work out his answer an (.Continued on Page Nine) Girl Killed in Auto Crash Three Companions Injured in Smash- up Near Shamokin A Hfnirrv iroh in rt in.. Frances Selter, 26, oflSunbury, was killed and three companions were hurt today in an automobile wreck at a highway intersection at Paxinos. The car. swerving broadside aealnst a pole, was demolished. Those injured: Miss Claire Brandon. 25, of Berwick, fractured skull; Adolph Selter, 25, Miss Selter's brother, concussion of the brain: and Richard Tice, 22, Sunbury, lacerations of the head and body. State highway natrolmen said they believed the driver of the car turned at the Intersection by mistake and then tried to swerve back into the road. Youth Shot as He Passes Tent of Union Pickets Saya Shooting Resulted When His Auto Backfired DAISY, TENN.. Feb. 10. OP) Six men .described by Deputy Sheriff Joe F. Shipp as striking textile workers were-held in jail todav on charges of shooting George Clayton. 17-year-old Daisy youth who was slightly wounded by a rifle bullet as he passed a union picket tent in an automobile early today. The boy was not seriously hurt. Young Clayton said he and two companions were fired upon as they passed the tent of the nickets near tne uaisy piant or the Richmond nosiery mms, scene of numerous dis orders in recent weeks. He said his automobile backfired as it passed the tent and that a volley ui snow was urea at tne car, The Calls Index Amusements Page 11 Birthday Greetings Page 6 Classified Ad Pages 17-18 Comics and Crossword .. Page 16 Deaths Pages 7-17 Diet and Health . .-. Page 12 Edgar A. Guest Poem .... Page S Editorial Page Page 6 Financial News Page 17 Guiding Tour Child Page It News Behind the News . . Page 17 1 Pumpernickle Bill Pare 6 Radio Time Table Page 9 Serial Story Page Sports ; Pages 14-13 Thirty Tears A$ ..." Page 6 Weather Report Page 1 Woman's ........ Page 11-13 Tugwell Takes A More Active Partintlie AAA Assumes Place on New Op erating Council After Shakeup WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. OP) Lib eral groups within the Agricultural Ad- justment Administration were claiming today that their leader, Rexford Guy Into rtUr a COnSCtlVe VlCt0ry Tugweu, undersecretary of agricul- ture and a man who causes many con - a uijj. servatives bad dreams, was in Florida io. rw v,.- v,o v,.. Jerome Frank AAA counsel, anrt sev- era of hi. follower, had heen ousted. The undersecretary took the next niane for whincrti with the thought, friends said, that he might quit. Within five hours after his arrival he had talked to the president, abandoned wnatever thou-ht he had of resigning: secured the riromlse nf a. new admin- istration inh for TVanir Furthermore, his adherents remind- ed that he had asked for and had been given a place on the new operating council wmcn win run aaa. Fnr several months Tncrweii hn not. concerned himself directly with day to day AAA decisions. But his assump- tion of a place on the council apparent- lIif jwct-arran amendment was certain ly was notice to Chester C. Davis, AAA J1 Senator McAdoo (D.-Cal.) who administrator, that he Intended to lirst supported it, then moved for remake himself heard directly In the fu- consideration tomorrow, and Senator ture. The nreratfnr council ennctet nf se.retanr walla. num. xi o Tni. ley, planning director, and the heads of tne various commodity divisions. For montns the aaa has met re- SM&ra ferences between men of decided views, Jffil But Tugwell too often for it to be anything fundamental divergence of viewpoint. ttotawSSnM more concessions to processors and dis tributors of foods than Frank or Tug well. Hoover in N. Y., Smiling, Silent Former President Comes East to Attend Insurance Com pany Directors' Meeting NEW YORK. Feb. 10. OP) A smil ing but silent Herbert Hoover arrived in New York today on the business of a private citizen. Grand Central station was wrapped in the calm of an early winter sun- day mcming when Mr. Hoover step- i ped. off the Twentieth Century limit ed at 9 a. m. Four policemen, a horde " of red caps, a group of photographers and his former secretary, Lawrence Rlchey. formed the welcoming throng. The former president looked rather pleased than otherwise at the ab sence of attention. He smiled and posed for pictures obligingly but refused to say anything. With Mr. Hoover were two friends, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rickard, return- I ing to their home in New York from California. Mrs. Hoovert did not ac company him. A handful of curious wayfarers gath ered around as the former president. policemen, pnotograpners and redcaps yuriLiuuca. vn rage e.igai Cough lin. Says Roosevelt Endorses Radical Leanings Refer to Charter Sought by Ickea fot 'Public Works Leasing Corporation DETROIT, Feb. 10. OP) The Rev. Efn.y ,tf,L Fffi .&J!?,AWfI 22. MJSr'..-? Mr. Roosevelt shares the resn! ih41it . (...h., , . - . i E-.jd. iai Rvi;r," 4n ' HXrL.The omes effective February the rights to private property owner ship." arScief ?K "wVa? S He said the corporation was char- 4n ri t wi ,nrf, St, . r r v: to thTmrnf oTr enty-fourth congress last month." The incorporators, Fr. Coughlin said, were Harold L. Ickes. secretary SJL15?J?ttSSL8C" chapman and The priest read from what he said were the articles of incorporation of tVlA PllVllif Wwlr rmBrrrovm T a.n corporation, quoting these articles as giving me corporation power over tne maintenance and operations of edifices, structures and buildings of every kind, nature and descriDtion.' And gave it the right to acquire per sonal property and to acquire, hold, use or dispose of any franchises, licenses, prants. rnnrejsslnns -na ten t and other similar things. . Read the histories of the first or second and third international con- ventions of the Communists." Fr. Coughlin said. "Scrutinize the eco- nomic laws or edicts which have emanated from Moscow since 1917 and I challenee you to discover a more comprehensive theoretic onslaught against private property " No Danger of Crash Between Sun and Stars Planets So Far Apart Collision Is Almost Impossible. Scientists- Say WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) One worry was removed today with the positive assurance that the chance of me sun coaming wun anotner star so babies, Mrs. Lyon s babies weighed be-remote that they aren't worth think- tween 4 and 5 pounds each and totalled "'K aooui. But if there were a crash! It would be the biggest story since creation only there wouldn't be anybody left to write or ten about it. The latest measurements of snace show that the stars are so far apart tnat sucn a collision is almost imnos- sible, an announcement of the Car- negie Institution of Washington said. The space around us is so emntv. in iact, carnegie institution astronomers said, that the area unoccupied by stars is 100 million million million times as great as the space that the stars themselves- occupy. inis means that the. stars in the muity way gaiaxy, or wmcn tne sun is a part, take up only one one hundred I quintiiiiontn (one over one plus twenty cipners of the total space. . xa view oi sucn a ereat dlSDersion. says the Carnegie announcement, "we should feel fairly secure from the uo"6ci wi-t uui sun wax ever comae with, any of its neighbors even thoutrh ?Z are ,5U movm8 through space wiwi .o,iueraDie veiociues." . inas of ten smashed their hones. Roosevelt Worried Over Fa te of Work Relief Bill Brings Pressure on Senate to Eliminate McCarran Amendment to In- , crease Pay of Relief Workers . WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) Pres ident Roosevelt today was described by a high ranking Democratic senator as "obviously worried" over what may happen tomorrow to his $4,880,000,000 work relief bill In the senate appropri ftHnn mmmittw beaonnDeSs ffffikS r,,, ,:.;.. " 1 !,. ,-. t. . j I worKers. over the week end ne con I -fv, --, - - ferred with several senators In a move rf -""B" iull-co committee. wora mat insistence on tne amend ment by congress would wreck the president's plan to end the dole Is to be delivered to the committee tomorrow Dy oenator uiass tu.-ya.; cnairman, rc4uti ui iue cum ereu UVe. One senator, who declined to be tuuu, ncnea wu Mr. ttooseven was w?,nl"5 everything possible to get his blu through without much change and uui uc wuum uui prove a measure that will not permit """V" uul " program. Thls senator said a shift in votes on McKeiiar (D. Term.) linec" up by the president against tne Proposition. 1 oenator Adams lo.-col.i. However. said tne vote to reconsider "will be m ' ' i e wrarff-om Pennsylvania Dutch' -Works of Art on Quilt Make in 1848 by Unidentified Housewife Among 200 Exhibits of Guns, Carvings, 'Door Towels' Shown at Metropolitan Museum of Art NEW YORK, Feb. 10. OP) A patch work quilt made nearly 100 years ago by an unidentified "Pennsylvania Dutch" housewife and wooden eagles carved by a German soldier who wandered through th Shenandoah Valley became part of an art exhibit today. UoSoJ by the National Committee on Folk Arts of the United States in an "exhibition of "Pennsylvania Dutch" folk arts. Paintings, weather vanes, "door towels," pottery, and Kentucky rifles tnat actually were made in pennsyi vania have been lent to the committee by collectors and by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The quilt, which Miss Elizabeth Bur- chenal, executive chairman of the committee, said was considered the most beautiful in existence, was lent by Mrs. Mary B. Ledwith of Philadel phia. . The initials "M.G.R." flanked by a hand and a heart, and the date 1848 are the only clues to its maker. George S. McKearin of Hoosick Falls, N. Y., brought his collection of "Schimmel carvings," which are dis played in an antique open dresser from the Pennsylvania Dutch country. President Signs Cigarette Code Provides 40-hour Week and 25 to 40 Cents an Hour . v Minimum Pay WiCUTVP-TTlM rH 1 ft A President Roosevelt today signed the cigarette code, prescribing a 40-hour JH"L 5f?!".v55 tenia Bii uuui lur nic iuubuuu mail- industry. SSSS heTbsfrv'edVr resented improvement proposals ne uireciea me nnn. uivisiun vi research and planned to make a study conditions.ln the industry relating to wages and hours by the industry (continued on page two) Dionnes to See Exhibit Of American 0uintuplets ""Ji See Mummies of 5 Boyi Born to Kentucky Woman 39 Years Ago WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. OP) One ' tne iDes the Dionne quintuplet parents may see when they visit Wash-r ington this week will "be the carefully-kept scientific evidence that perfect quintuplets were born to an American WOman. The proof Is at . the army medical museum mummies oi a set or live boys born in Kentucky home thirty nine years ago. Although 'each of the infants was perfectly formed at birth, none lived more than 13 days. Tne parents or tne famous Dionne five already know something about the army museum s prized exniDii, ior ine mother of the American . quintuplets visited them ft their Canadian home last year She is Mrs. A. D. Lyon of Kevil, Ky., now 78 Shortly after the birth of the Dionne babies last year, the Chamber of Commerce In Mrs. Lyon's home town arranged for her to make the triD. A nlane was chartered for the ioumey In contrast to the tiny Dionne 21 pounds. - French Women Near Vnte "cnvn rruillCD near YUie -akis, rec 10. iP) a measure of official approval was behind the worn an suffrage movement in France to- day. "Your case is Just and well founded. Minister of Colonies Louis Rollin said at a luncheon climaxing the ronven- won or the National union for Wom- en s Votes. "You have pleaded for so long and with such force and talent." he Ariripri "that it will surely be won. If it were only df pendent on me it would be al ready done. Senators and munirlnat officers joined Rollm in expressing their sun port, other speakers at the luncheon inclUdine the Barnne. rie la TJrvhefn- cald. Senator Manuel Fourcade and Georges Contenot, president of the municipal council. Trncr and tiripc kaan ka Mm an'i battle for the ballot. The senate Democratic Committee Members close and there is no telling right now how It will go." The McCarran amendment was ad opted 12 to 8 last week, with four com mittee members, McKeiiar, Ty dings (D.-Md.) Overton (D.-La.) and Nye (R.-ND.) absent. All except possibly Overton, who is ill, probably will be there lor the test tomorrow. Adams said he would renew his effort to continue the dole by limiting the appropriation to $2,880,000,000, after the 'vote is taken on the McCarran amendment. The senate will resume tomorrow its consideration of the farm credit bill. with the administration endeavoring to change that. - .The senate adopted the Wheeler amendment lowering from 4 to 2 per cent the interest rate on farm loans. Senator Robinson of Arkansas the Democratic leader, said this would cost the government $100,000,000 a year. The amendment Is to be recon sidered. The house will be in recess tomorrow there "being practically no measures made ready by committee for its con' sideration. The house will be In recess tomor row, there being practically no meas ures made ready by committee for its consideration. However, the ways and means com mittee will meet in executive session to begin rewriting the administration's scjial security bill T . , Display in N. Y. Schimmel, he said, was a wounded German soldier who roamed thruout the Shenandoah Valley carving wooden birds and animals for the children of families who gave him lodging. A rare group of 16 "door towels" interested those at the exhibition. Embroidered with designs and sometimes mottoes, they hung from doors and were to be looked at but not used by anyone less distinguished than the minister. Under them were concealed the family towels. The handsome, brassbound Kentucky rifles were lent by Joe Kindig, Jr., of York, Pa. Paintings Included two native ancestral portraits and a "Hicks" an ingenuous assortment of lions, lambs, leopards and William Penn done by Hicks, Quaker painter and minister who lived in the early 1800's. Mrs. Albert K. Hostetter of Lancaster, Pa., and Isabel Carleton Wilde of Cambridge, Mass., were other collectors whb lent prized objects. The.Metropolitan museum contributed examples of homely pottery now precious called Sgraffito ware. Bascom Lunsford, North Carolina folic "singer, sane ballads and accomD- anied himself on an old five-string 18 Killed, 9 Hurt In Soviet Wreck Third Disastrous Railway Ac cident Over Period of Five Weeks MOSCOW, Feb. 10. OP) Russia's third disastrous railway wreck in five weeks, killing 18 persons and seriously injuring nine oiners, was reported to day near Saratov in West Central Kussia, on the Volga river. a ireignt train and a passenger train crashed head-on at Karian- Stroganovo station on the Rvazan- Ural railway, destroying both locomotives and piling coaches and cars into a mass of wreckage. A mail car and a passenger coach caught fire and burned. First reports received here indicated the wreck was caused by station em ployes routing two trains over the same track by mistake. Two other recent accidents have been blamed on personnel-failures. The Saratov wreck occurred ' early on the morning of February 8, said aeiayea reports just reaching the capital. January 6, 23 persons were killed in a rear-end collision of two express wains at MorDino, near Leningrad. Seven railway emDloves were imnrft. oned for three to ten years each on conviction ior blame in this mishap. A rear-end collision of passenger trains near Rostov in Southern Russia January 8 caused six -deaths. A station master was shot to death and eight other employes were imprisoned for long terms for this wreck. Sees Pension Plan Resulting In 'May-December' Unions Rep. Young, Ohio, Predicts Townsend Proposal Would Boom Romances WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) Many "May" and "December" marriages were predicted today by Representative Young ' (D-Ohio) if the Townsend $200 a month old age pension is adopted. "I remember that a Washington newspaper the other day had a picture of a young man 23 who married an elderly lady of 64," he said. "If the Townsend plan goes thru such marriages would not be news. The young men of the country would frequently marry the elderly ladies and many girls would marry elderly gentlemen." Sharecroppers Demand Court Protection MEMPHIS, "TENN., Feb. 10. OP) Injunction suits to prevent planters and East Arkansas officers from interfering with organization rallies of sharecroppers were threatened today as organizers for the southern tenant farmers union awaited the outcome of an appeal to Governor Futrell of Arkansas for protection from "mob violence." , C. T. Carpenter of Marked Tree. Ark., counsel for the union, said that he planned to go into federal court to seeic protection for the union. There was no comment from Gov ernor Futrell's office at Little Rock on a telegram sent from here last nieht by H. L. Mitchell. Tyronza. Ark.. So cialist, and secretary of the union, de manding "necessary steps for our protection." Surrenders in Killing Jllllll 1 ' ! MRS. ELLEN 'BILLIE EDLIN Who surrendered to Chicago police for questioning in connection with mysterious murder of Louis K. Straub at exclusive club. A woman answer. ing her description was driven to the club shortly before the murder. Judge Newcomb Dies at Scranton President Judge of Lacka wanna County Court Was 77 Years Old SCRANTON, PA., Feb. 10. OP) Edward C. Newcomb, president judge of Lackawanna county and for thirty- three years a member of the common pleas court bench, died at his home here early this morning. He was 77 years of age. Death was due to cerebral thrombosis. Judge Newcomb had been confined to his home for more than a month having suffered a relapse from an ail ment which necessitated the amputa tion of his left leg above the knee in .Continued on Page two) French Radicals Honor Riot Dead Despite Flandin Thousands of Communists and Socialists Defy Gov-, ernment PARIS, Feb. 10. OP) An immense tower of red blossoms heaped to a height of 30 feet around the great statue of the republic by thousands of Communists and Socialists in defiance of the government, commemorated to day the deaths of 19 members of their ranks in political lighting of the last year. The sight of 2,000 or more steel helmeted police and mobile guards Kept tne leftists, including men, women and babies, from starting any dis orders. Apparently it was sufficient that they outdid their hated nationalist enemies in a floral demonstration. The latter heaped flowers on the fiace oe la' Concorde on the anniver sary of February 6, start of the fatal stavisky riots a year aeo. The huge Place de 4a. Republique was a riot of red flowers brought by a crowa wmcn ponce estimated to in elude 30,000 persons. communist and Socialist workers brought even their babies, all garbed In scarlet like Little, Red Riding Hoods. Parading, singing, and the carrying ui cmuiems ana oanners nad been su-icuy ioroidden on orders of Premier Fierre-Etienne Flandin, leftist leaders wearing red arm bands them selves policed the crowd to keep truce wiin wie authorities. Guards and police encircled the square and filled the side streets with a formidable mass of steel helmets and carbine muzzles. - Others in troop formation filled the courtyard or the nearhv cmnrrt hr. racics awaiting a riot call. Hundreds oi ponce in tne sauare kent the rrnwriic oiuwiy moving. Mrs. Fiermonte Engages . Noted Italian Lawyer NAPLES, ITALY, Feb. 10. OP) Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fier. monte, who according to friends here was "extremely downcast" following her handsome pugilist husband's departure for Rome last nieht without saying good-bye, engaged a Naples jwyer uKiay to protect ner legally. Friends said she had received a He mand for a large sum of money from a lawyer who claimed to represent the nrss airs, nermonte, who gave up her job in a shirt factory and is now living in Rome. . The widow of John Jacob Astor im mediately sought the assistance nf Francesco Montefreddini. one : of Naple's best known legal practitioners. Mrs. Fiermonte. who has kent to her hotel ever since she arrived in Naples, had a most unsatisfactory visit from her young husband, Enzo Fiermonte, friends say. XJuring the several hours he sat with her last nieht in her sumntnniis hotel apartment here there were many sharp words exchaneed. after which he left the hotel to spend the remainder of the night with a brother-in-law. Fiermonte did not return to the hotel nor telephone to his American wife before leaving this morning for Rome. He told his brother-in-law, Signor Hugo Persico, he cdukUnot stay in Naples any longer because his passport had been withdrawn by the police. Cold Weather Adds to Woes Of Texas Tornado Sufferers GRAPELAND. TEX., Feb. 10. OP) Temperatures only slightly above freezing piled new misery today on the hundreds left homeless in East Texas by tornadic winds which killed 12 Friday night. . Grapeland officials and citizens provided food and clothing, a National Guard unit at Austin sent tents and blankets, and the Red Cross set up headquarters for general direction of relief work. ' Hauptmann Gets His Last Chance Today in Court New Padlocks on Doors Of Bruno's Jury Room FLEMINOTON, N. J., Feb. la (AP) Thert were four shiny, new padlock hasps today on the doori leadinc to the remote, diner room In the back of the court house where the Hauptmann- Jury will deliberate. Supreme pourt Justice Thomas W. Trenchard approved the use of the room for the jury and directed the court crier, Elmer Rann, to "flx It up". The appearance o the bright padlock hasps was the first siin of preparations. The room runs lengthwise across the back of the courthouse, paralleling the Judge's bench in the courtroom. At the southerly end of the room . are double doors through which the Jurors will enter. A padlock hasp has been placed on the inner door. Crowd Follows Mrs. Hauptmann And Baby to Jail Trails Them for Two. Blocks Running, Pushing and Tak-' . ing Snapshots FLEMINGTON. N. J.. Feb. 10. OP) Hundreds of curiosity-seekers trailed Mrs. Anna Hauptmann and her baby for two blocks today, running, pusning and taking snapshots. Mrs. Hauptmann walked with her head down, pushing the baby in his go-cart after taking him to his i atners cell for a half -hour visit. Her face was red, but the year-old Mannfried crowed and waved an iced cookie. Hauptmann bounced his son on his shoulders and wept when the baby was taken away. A near-riot took place on Main street in front of the Jail as the crowd surged to follow. The narrow lane troopers had made across the street closed in benind tne go-cart, and wo men started shoving. The Journey to the yellow frame house where Mrs. Hauptmann is staying was orderly, but the procession moved at a gallop, scores taking the middle of the street. Mrs. Greta Henkel helped the two as they left for the jail, but did not accompany them. She came from the Bronx with Mrs. Hauptmann. Nudist Hiking Au Natural Along Highway Arrested RIVERSIDE, CALIF., Feb. 10. OP) Peter McConviile, 48, business manager of the fraternity Elysia, a nudist colony near Elsinore, faces charges of drunkenness and indecent exposure for a highway hike au natural. Constable George A. Mees said mo torists whizzing along near Lake Elsinore were startled to see a man entirely nude walking around looking at the scenery.' They told Constable Mees about it. He put McConviile back in his clothes and his car, which he had parked Just off the highway, and brought him to the Riverside jail. Designer of Flatiron Building Dies at 76 Frederick Philip Dlnkelberg Succumbs on 50th Wedding Anniversary CHICAGO, Feb. 10. OP) The de signer of New York's famous flatiron building, one of Gotham's first skyscrapers, died today in poverty on his fiftieth wedding anniversary. Frederick Philip Dlnkelberg, 76, died of heart disease a few hours after he had eaten a piece of cake which his 78-year-old wife, Emily, had baked in celebration of their marriage. It had not been a happy anniversary for the couple. Dlnkelberg had awakened with a paim in his chest. Mrs. Dlnkelberg said, and had been unable to get up. Their financial reserves which had been accumulated during Dinkelberg's 40 years as a successful architect had gone in bank and stock failures, the wife related, and only 60 cents remained this morning. They- had been on relief for two years. Dlnkelberg was born in Lancaster, Pa., in 1858. He was the designer or consultant architect for the Wanamaker Stores in New York and Philadelphia, the Hibernian bank in New Orleans, the Bank of Commerce in Memphis, Term., the Bank of Detroit, the Philadelphia Land Title building, and the Conway Pure Oil, Commercial National Bank and Marshall Field Annex buildings In Chicago. He married Emily Dunn in 1885. The couple was childless. Reading Times to Sign Contract With Guild Provides 40-hour, Five-day Work Week READING, Feb. 10. OP) The Read ing Times announces tomorrow in its news columns that it had reached agreement with the Reading News paper Guild - and that a contract would be signed governing the em ployment of its editorial workers. The agreement was reacned Detween the following negotiators Friday afternoon: Norvin Veal, publisher, and Abe Hurwltz, managing editor, repre senting . the Times: Paul comiey French, national vice president of the Guild, representing the national or ganization; jonn w. Edeiman, oi Philadelphia, representing the regional Guild: Raymond Hofses. of the Reading Labor Advocate, representing the local Guild; W. Erie Homan and Martz Schoffstall. Times employes. The contract will cover a graduated scale of wages; provides for a 40 hour. day week; two weeks' vacation with pay for all employes of a year's service, and three weeks with pay for ten years or more of service 1 a dismis sal bonus of two weeks lor every six months of continuous service: con tinuous sick leave with pay; check off of Guild dues; closed shop and an arbitration board for any future problems, with the board's decision binding upon both sides. W. Erie Homan is president of tne Reading . Guild. Defense Sums Up On 30th Day Of Trial Hauck Will Open With Brief Plea Reilly Will Then Begin His Plea to Jury of Eight Men and Four Women Although Hauptmann Would Like C. Lloyd Fisher to Carry on Fight Wilentz Will Conclude State's Summation. Case Likely to Go to Jury Tomorrow By JOHN FERRIS (Associated Press Staff Writer) FLEMINGTON. N. J- Feb. 10. OP) Bruno Richard Hauptmann gets his last chance tomorrow to convince eight men and four women Juors that he is Innocent of the kidnaping and killing of the Lindbergh baby. The thirtieth day of his trial will open with Prosecutor Anthony M. Hauck. Jr., of Hunterdon county, in the chief prosecution role. To him falls the task of presenting the formal statement of what the state believes it proved by ita 111 witnesses. When Hauck 'has concluded, the defense will begin its summation. Chief Defense Counsel Edward J. Reilly of Brooklyn has cast himself ((jonnnuea on Page Nine) Vanderbilt Cancels Lecture Refuses to Talk When Asked Not to Mention Roosevelt DETROIT, Feb. 10. OP) Telegraphing Paul Rehmus, president of the Battle Creek High school, that "it would take a lot more than your meager fee to make me sell out my cniei," Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr.. of New York, cancelled a lecture he was to have delivered at Battle Creek to night. Vanderbilt said tonight that he had cancelled the engagement because Rhemus, head of a lecture course in Battle Creek, had written to him say ing that if he (Vanderbilt) mentioned President Roosevelt in his lecture "he will be asked to leave the platform." Vanderbilt explained that his lecture was entitled "Farewell to Fifth Avenue" and that he mentioned the president therein only In the light of personal reminiscence. Rehmus. who was enroute to De troit tonight to confer with Vanderbilt. said, before leaving Battle CiJt, that Vanderbilt had written to mm asking permission to change the subject of his lecture to one entitled "From Roosevelt to Roosevelt." "w are conducting a general lec ture series and we have already had one political address this season," Rehmus said. "Since we did not car to have another, I simply wrote Van-derbilt's bureau and asked him not to cive us the Roosevelt talk but to stick to his original plan and talk to us about hta Fifth avenue- experiences." Seeks Federal Honor for York County Doctor Dr. 0. E. Holtzapple 50 Years Ago Made History in Use of Oxygen for Pneumonia WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) Congressional recognition is being sought for a venerable Pennsylvania physician who made medical history 50 years ago by saving the life of a pnueumonia patient with the aid of oxygen. , He is Dr. George e. Houzappie, oi York, Pa., who, although long past hla allotted three score years and ten, is still engaged in active practice of hla profession. Aitnougn ne was not tne nrst to aa-minieter oxygen to pneumonia suf- (Continued on ragewo) Gary Leon Weds Tt JUANA, MEXICO. Feb. 10. OP) Gary Leon, the dancer whose name has figured in the Rudy and Fay Val-lee marital dispute, and his brunette dancing partner. Marcia (Tut) Mace, were married today by Civil Judge Alejandro Batainl. The ceremony was witnessed by their parents and several close friends. They went to Agua Caliente. roman tic border resort where Leon first met Marcia, to spend their honeymoon. WEEKLY WEATHER FORECAST Rain Early Part of Week: Snow or Rain About Friday, WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. OP) The weather outlook for this week: Rain early part of week and snow or rain about Friday; colder middle of week, otherwise temperatures near normal. The Weather WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. OP) East ern Pennsylvania and New Jersey: Fair Monday, slightly colder Monday night; Tuesday rain or snow. Sun rises at 7.00 and sets at 5.30. Moan sets at 2.00 a. m. Temperatures Monday. Feb. 10. (AP) 8 PM. Day's 1ST. Highest Boston 30 36 Chicago 32 32 Los Angeles 66 66 Miami 72 78 New York 30 38 Philadelphia 33 39 Ban Francisco ...... 86 62 Allentown (11 . m.) 33 44

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