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tfailt in Eiirlmgame-THE TIMES AND D'AILY NEWS LEXPER-San Matta.'"Calif. amir; i, Italian Survivors of Mediterranean Battle Tell of Sea Disaster Burning Duce Ships Blinded Other Gunners -. ·=, 'Bv BEN AMES (UntltiT Prrit Sluff CurrtfcpimtJ-MO ATHENS, April 3.-- (LP)-- Sur- T.Vors of the Italian warships lost in the battle of the Ionian sea told today of the disaster which had overtaken them, of hundreds of ThfrfT trapped in raging flames and live -steam, of gun creivs standing helpless because they could not s"ee ? the British fleet through the burninjr craft around them. : They told of clinging to rafts for 2-1 hours as their comrades dropped on? by _oilt_fc*n?.»*V' ^? W *t6?: .Q n ? to whom I 'talked Lswnm to a tuft wiich contained' : 1GC -_TIC~; -Them we're only 22 left, when British and Greek rescue ships arrived. .' ,"" Confii'in Loss " "The survivors confirmed that It- rily lost a third destroyer in addi. · tion to the two which alonp with three cruisers, the British claimed. Among them were officers and men of 'the destroyer .Vittorio Alfieri, which the British had listed ' merely .-,« R "probable 3 ' loss- ·-- " Tfcere were 118 men in the group . frt.whom I talked. ^ /·'One described the ?^ns5gem was not a naval battle but a dls- asUr. ' - - " - · ; ~i{ -. "The Fiume rank without firing a shot. The first we knew of the battle was when. 1 n- torpedo hit our port side.' There was a terrible ex- plociCm. I was m the bow as one of the creW'in the fire control. tower. Flames shot up and fumes suffocated us. We" grabbed pas masks and fought through tangled wreck- age'Jn complete blackness, hemrin? t h e - frightful streaming of the wounded and dying about us. ., . . Short Battle A 25-year-old survivor, an ardent. Fascist, said: "The battle lasted 10 minutes. The, -Fiume sank in 45 minutes. Trying to escape to the. deck I was cut off. I. found myself in a blazing companion way. I -ran through the flames and reached the emergency gun turret. There \ found all the crew killed or wounded, ·frightfully burned by a torpedo explosion. Then IB-inch shells began to hit us and put all our. guns out of action. ~ ; "" . -"We could do nothing, not even eapo. 1 Tho ship" turned .over to starboard. I and -others scrambled to the keel and. hung on till we slipped into the water as the stem dived, hissmp and gurgling, and · the bow reared, and the Fiume went ' down." -... . . Caught In/Trap "We Vere caught like rats In a ·trap under the fire^.of a British - bxttleship." said n fire control nian ^of the Fiume. fOur' ships shooX und.er 'the mtghty barrage 'of the btjr'guns. They pulverized ua. -The Vittono Alf ieri . fired lorpe- does'blindly in the darkness, two : ' of: its .of fleers told nie. The British ships · coukT not be seen through . the flames from burning Italian shin?. ,. _ ' · They said the Italian ships were floating furnaces as British. crOis- er? notinded at the destroyers while battleships disposed of the cruisers Fiume, Pcla, and Zara. ---- -- ~o -MORE ABOUT-- : -^ l^evvs Behind News ' f (Continued frois Page I) to\vrd the new ajjcney." Secretary Knbx,* whose "naval" building proj* eels' ".suffered most- from the itrik'csj, was also out of -the city. The N.L.R.B., at this, critical moment, was engaged in another family, quarrel.' President Roosevelt was Jibing-- and ;.lso 3ilcnt. TKtf.principals in these labor disputes · might learn a ' l o t If they ' J could : take a. peck" aLthe discatchb'j wtilch German,., Italian, Japanese /and "Russian correspondents " at . Washington are 'Sending" to their - home capitals. They headline American 'labor troubles as the biggest ·ejrs'.bf the war -- more important ihan German triumphs or Allied Icfeats,, . ",-.,'. * * * . William S. Knudfien was q US ttoned sharply by 'le'riatbrs'about the hardships which ^riorily orders impose on small American manufacturers. The quiz Jrrfs singed behind the closed doors f - t h e senate appropriations com- nittee^when he testified in favor ,tf.thc* lease-lend bill. The senators wanted to know vhy the factories of little fellows verc being closed downj and men rtirown out of work through these r;ority arrangements. They asked llso about reports that the Alum- Indm , Company "of Canada was rojiplying the precious and . ro- itrictcd metal to large manufacturers in this country. The O.P.M. Manager's replies were not entirely :attsfactory to the inquisitor?. He lenied that aluminum was coming: from Canada, though " admitting 3iat he would be glad to have more leUils. He admitted that priority irders were throwing many non- [efensfi producers out of business. 3ut he added that tl^ staff was Srying lo'flr.d new defense work 'or them to do. Under heavy examination, he ad- nitted that these attempts had not succeeded so far except in a few hs tan ccs. It sounds fine in theory, kit to shift from peacetime to vartimc production is not an over tight matter. Meanwhile, as con- [rcssional_mail reveals, small fac- ftries are folding up daily, and i heir employes are going or relief. Census figures show nearly pillion neckties for mpn are made pch y*ar In American factories. jfioujfh to provide two neu- ones pach male. Gwt-s Boom First Time Since 24 Fsr.'i'nt first Ume in 14 years, coast artillery guns »t Fort Me- Arthur, San Pedro, Calif., fired 17 missilpa from four medium ea.i- berfd"piet.-i : out to sea recently,'sorie'"of iti*?» passing over the big Pacifii liner .Matsonia and an oiltanVer plowing off the coast. Last fired in 1924, the gana mtile ^b much noise (hat pi-ople of San "Pedro petitioned- tha* extrcisft b* stopped. Today's Death of Premier of Hungary Turns Suspicious Eyes on Hitler By J..W. T. MASOH (Uuited Press War Eswrt) The. sudden death of Count Te- leki, premie^ of Hungary, described today in Budipeat as having occurred "in "tragic circumstances," comes at a moment when persistent reports credit Germany with preparing t o attack J u g o s l a v i a through Hungarian territory. The Hungarians'a^nd Jugoslavs have no quarrel between themselves, and it Is difficult to believe Count Telekl would have "desired to submit to belligerent G e r m a n - pressure, Involving his country in -,var solely in Ado'f Hitler's,interests. - · Suspicions Aroused Count Teleki's death was not preceded by any Indication of serious illness. Its unexpectedness, coupled with the present strained situation in'the Balkans,' inevitably will be associated In"the minds o'f Hungarians, with the premier's pre- sumed'dislike of having to submit to military orders fronv Berlin. Kunssry--2pj;3cd the triple alliance last November, but there'is no clause in.the agreement compelling' the Hungarians to grant facilities for German acts of aggtiaslon agalhst'^iieighboring" states. The Hungarian "government certainly hoped :fpr- some measure of ir^de- [xmdpnce.unde'r the pact, in reaching critical decisions. · -'Enter From Hungary ' Yet if Hitler has resolved to attack Jugoslavia or only to make preparations as.a measure of cowing the Belgrade government, ft is essential for a rapid movement he use the southeastern - Hungarian border of Jugoslavia as a base. The main railway line to Belgrade enters 'Jugoslavia from · Hungary in that area, and the Danube river docs' likewise, Possession of-both these avenues of communication must he sought by .he Germans as strategic necessities for a blitzkrieg, since.they provide the quickest approaches to Lhe Jugoslav capital. They can be reached by a difficult and lengthy movement from Rumania, but Hungary Is the natural gateway nnd would have to servo as a base for transporting supplies even for a campaign against Jugoslavia moving from Rumania. N Danger From Bonbers _ Hungarians naturally have no desire to · see their own country aflame with war from which they can get nothing. Although It is not probable that Hungary would be invaded by a Jugoslav army, nevertheless, f.ttacka from the air on German supply bases and military concentrations in Hungary would seem inevitable with Budapest, itself, In range of Jugoslav bombers. It seems certain Count Telek.'s death will cause disquietude In Berlin, ff the Balkan people in general become convinced tht respon- MORE ABOUT-Senate Tables Tenure Attack (Continued From P*z« 1) sentmg the California Teachers a*- socfatii;n _Cn opposing the bill, said wo^!J leave only 2i districts in the state under tenure. Districts with 850 daily attendance now have tenure, with a permissive clause for smaller districts. Mrs. Bradley -Brown, of the League of Women Voters, urged retention of tenure but improved methods for" dismissing poor teachers. Nazis Claim 10,000 Tons of Shipping BERMN, April 3. --(LP) -- T h e official German DNB news agency reported tonight that German pombcri jfljiV 10,000 tons of British shipping *nd i-rarnaged another 16,000 tons from a cojivoy off Dundee, Scotland 1 , this afternoon. iMKods irf trying-'--.'* JninU triplice. solely r ^or the sibility must b« ahouTdered by the Nazi military demands made on Hungary, further smoldering discontent in Rumania and Bulgaria may be expected. Hurt Hitler In Hungary the loss of the premier u n d e r such provocative:, circumstances may lead to a revulsion of feeling against the triple alliance, even among those who previously supported it as temporarily advantageous. At least, resentments can be expected ·; against Gerr." "" "~ * *'" nate _ _ _ _ _ _ fuehrer's, gain... The incident vividly slTows the uncertainties and unpredictable ehavncter of events in the 1 Balkan?. The farther.Germany tries to push forward in Southeastern Europe, the more risk Herr Hitter runs of starting a conflagration beyond his capacity, io contrd^Yet..to extricate himself'umlerpreSe'^il'circum- stance vrithout loss .of prestige is almott as dangerous as going lend. Japan's foreign minister, .Yosuke MaUupka, left Ronc today on his return journey to Berlin. Bad luck for the axis continues to accompany him, for he.will arrive in Berlin juat in time to examine the cause of the quick death of Hungary's statesman who carried Hungary into the triple alliance little monj than four months ago. MORE ABOUT-More Rain on Way, Forecast (Continued from Fife J) "" mark there to 26.61 Inches, compared to 28.76 inches lut season. A comparison o f - t h e totals for this time 3»st year with the 1330-40 seasonal total shows that little rnin should bs expected here the rest of the current fiscal yeav.-if last year's figures may be. taken as a criterion. At this time a year ago; San Ma- feo had 22.20 inches and at the end of the season reported a total o f ' 23,01 inchea. Mills Field had 23.25 inches a year ago and at the end of the season reported 24.K" inches. Redwood City had 28.76 Inches a year ago and ended the season July 1 with 29.40 inches. The comparison shows that lui than one Inch of rain fell in San Mateo county from April S to July \, 1940. - · · f _. MOEE-ABOTJT-- U.S., British Meet in Manila (Continued From P«E* 1) with Francis B. .Sayie, United States htjfh commissioner to the Philippines, and other American military and civilian leaders, It was bslieved thai Field Marshal Doug'as MacArthur, commander in chief of tho Philippine army, attended thi* meeting 1 . Mae- Arthur had [ireviously conferrec with Bi-ooke-Popham. It was understood that during-the current conferences here the possibility of American use of Singapore naval base, co-ordinated Brit- ish-Amerlcfin-Nctherlands defense and other matters involving the entire far eastern and South Seas were being discussed. FRENCH DINNERS....*. VV up (Sundayi 85c up) PBRICHON HOUSE 123 Seettid Are, Phone 1231 MORE ABOUT-Berlin Jails 8 Americans (Continued Fron P*x« 1) Arthur K. Dunning, 61, Bftth, Me., Bocictary of the American chamber of commerce in Berlin since 191ft and "a vesirJent of Germany since 4902. . John Paul Dlcksan, New York, representative of the Mutual Broadcasting system and part time assistant in the Berlin office of the Chicago Tribune, A music student from New York named Welsh, a negro. AJexander : ThieHy, 34, Philadelphia. · Cavanaugh. - Schmidt. csiapo rcsu Ichard A young- Californlan. Expect More The Alcxandsrplatz leadquarters is \vhere Ri _. Sottelet of -the United Press Eer- has been held since icxm ifter the enactment of the lease- lend bill oa "suspicion of espionage." . Tho American embassy and consulate genei-at. took up the matter of the arrests with the police ftnri foreign office as soon as it learned of them. . . , Policy told some of those arrcat- ed that . t h t y . expected to arrest more Americans. Those Americans peiicd had been resident in Germany for a long time, ftlost of them have been atu- lenEs and f e w - have engaged in gainful occupations. Most of the Americans were kept in one room of the gestapo headquarters. Not tail of them were subjected 'to detailed 'questioning. For supper last night they wer« given one slice of rye bread each. The arrests started Vesterday,af- .ernoon and continued for some "hours. It was believed that the Aincr- ca'ns were detained for nn average of about three hours each, ROMB A lands of I' Venice square today and exchanged ihe Fascist salute- with Premier Benito Mussolini afte^ students ran :hrough the streets . shautlng, 'Down with the democracies," and clashed ffjth _ioldlcri_=r.d police April 3.--tlP) -- Thou- Italians gathered in around the United States embassy. Duce Appears* The great Venice square was tilled with thousands of. cheering Fascists. They cheered again and appeared on ngv^Li -uiini rwjKauimi ajijieare on ;he balcony and raised his arm in the.Fascist salute, It wa» Mnssolinl'i.third appearance on the bslcony this week, ?»ch time in response to chebring throngs._ ·_ __, "The crowd avttmbled after several hundred .students clashed with cordons of aoWieru and police who bav« been atxt.oned- around · the United States embassy a a pre~« cautiotiiry measured Nazi Troops Near Benghasi BERLIN, April 3.r-tUVr-.li«rman :rces have taken Agedabia, Libya, 100 miles south of Benghazi, from :he British army of the Nile, and iave pushed on 20 miles to Zue* Jna, a special German high command communique said today. .The high.command said that lumber of prieonejs-. as well · jooty. of armored and unarmbred vehicles" had .been taken. It was asserted that German leases were 'unusually. smsll." (There was no official confim\a- .10n of the German claim In London )ut informed quarters there said It was improbable in view of the irobability that the British had ie!d the Agedabia area* with light patrols only. It was expected In London that the British would tn akc a sti ff stand s omewhere qouth of Benghazi.}. NAIROBI, Kenya, April 3.--IP) -- South A f r i c a n , headquarters warned today, that the Duke of. Aoata, viceroy ol Ethiopia, may delay until too late a request that British Kmpire forces advancing on Addis Ababa prevent tnti-Italian natives "from Beekjng vengeance and causing casualties among both soldiers and civilians." A communique described new British victories over Italians in south central-Ethiopia and in mop- hiopi inir-up operatolns in Italian Soma- land, -It aafd that Empire forces ·ere maintaining their advance on ,ddis Ababa up the Ethiopian railroad from Dire Dawn. Ord Engineers to Trek to Yosefite FORT ORD, April 3. 1 --LP)--The Nineteenth regiment of englneir* prepared today for a week-enr transport expedition to Yosemite v»].!.y and back, leaving here Friday and returning Sunday. The regiment, which will traval' by truck, consists of 1200 officers and men in training at Fort Ord. The 31st field artillery made a similar frip'tast week. KOBE ABOUT-- ... British Give Up Benghazi (Continued from I'M ft !)'· the foreign office And other fcourct'i of reports that he had killed him; (Belgrade skid diplomatic quarters thtre heard Telekl took hi:, own life rather-than submit to German demands to take over Hungary as a base for an attack upon-Jugo- slavia.) . ,, Telekl was the ac^nd top-ranking Hungarian leader'-to'die under mysterious circumstance! ; within About two months. Only Uat'Ja.nu- Hry-28 Count Stephen Ciaky died of what was described officially as "food poisoning." ··- · · · · It\waa aaid Telekl killed himseU for.reasons connected with the "international political situation',' but thre ;waa no. explanation here of the nieanlng of this phrasej Telehi's -death followed closely that ^of Count '.Stephen CiaVy. Hungafy's.forelgn minister and his closest collaborator. Czak'y . contracted what Vis officially; described as "food poisoning" last December 16. while an Toute back to Budapest from Belgrade on a dip- .omatic tn.Usion. · " - ' "' Cr^ky nev.er recovered from that llness. ~ Ht died January 26. . · This morning -the 1 sudden death durini ng the c.l. It ·nlng- . __ __ the night of Teloki was re- was satd officially that . ... . - ..... ie died of heart disease. lly that It was denied that TclekFt wife, lonj ill of a lun infection, also had died. (Hungarian quarters in London heard that. Xeleki's sudden death followed receipt of German demand* that "he turn over control f Hungary to the Nazis prtpar*- :ory to a German attack upon Ju- (osUvfa. The suggestion was that Telekl'B death might not have been due to natural causes). Yugoslav Gunfc Tire BELGRADE, April 3.--(IP)--Ju- goslav anti-aircraft batteries on the lorthern frontier across from Germany today fired upon a foreign urc'Jit plane which flew over Manor, a border^town, · Reports from Zagred said that the plan*, disappeared immediately after the anti-aircraft guns went :nto action and may have been hit bytheirflre. The report of the air violation of Jugoslavia's northern frontier came as th« venerable" Croat leader. Dr. Vladimir Matehek, announced officially that he will collaborate with the n«w Jugoslav regime "for the uke of preservation of th« peace." The fact that the g6vernment had reached an agreement .to ihaure collaboration of the powerful Croat faction in the regime was revealed in United Press dispatchei from Belgrade yesterday. ''" ·' " ~~" Mitchtk (o Belgrade Matchek made his formel announcement after a conference with Croat leaders. He said he would leave for Belgrade tonight, -·Germany w.as.reported today to hiv* maaied upward*- of 200,000 troops In the Rumanian banat acrdss the Danube from'Jugoslavia ready to inarch signal. ' at, Adoll Hitler's . . . . . The'German forces were said to bt mas«ed along a line from Tiir.i- soar«, Maai military he'adquartefs only 80 miles from Belgrade, to Tumu-S«yeT.n, in. Important D_in- ybe river crossing between Rumania and Jugoslavia. More members of the German It- g*tion staff here*' prepared to leave for -Germany tonight. Some of the remaining German newspapermen also planned to depart. Reports circulated that the German minister, Viktor von H-seren, might be^aboi't to return .to Belgrade from Berlin where hs'lwent to consult with the foreign office regarding the situation. Reports that the Jugoslav frontier with Hungary has been closed by Jugoslav authorities were denied. Soviet Conwent v j i i « i i i i . i i . - u r . on, Ga., of .the house naval affai committed announced after 7 a , conference with Mr. -Rctsevelt-thftt Ilia. group.. would .begin investigating all aspects of naval production on Avril 16. Both' the May and Vinson committees ^were authorized to conduct inquiries by the house yesterday. May said the lira I four witnesses summoned: before his committee will be Chairman Clarence A. Dyk- )tra..of- the: defense mediation board; .William S, Knudsen, director of the office of production management; Sidney Hlllman, defense labor coordinator and OPM associate director, and Secretary of Labor France* Perkins. · . May refused to'say whether .the MOSCOW, April S. -- (IP) -- The authoritative army newipapw. oir g«n Red Star in the first Ruzsian comment on the Jugoslav situation, said today that the Jugoslav coup had changed the Balkan situation and initiated a new phaae fn Southeastern Europe., Without expressly stating ' the Russian government attitude, the newspaper cited, however, the Ju- goslav government declaration of vthe determined will of the people to preserve ind defend the country's independence." It also mentioned the German charges of atrocities -^ tni] that the Jugoslav gqverr.Ment "denied them and declared .them ^abrica- tbni." Jugoilav events had substantially heightened Greek morale, the newspaper continued. *1M WATCBE STOLES -Theft of a $100 watch was reported to Burlingame police night by Dave Spiller, a b»rten« M at a cttktai] bar at .1327 Broad- "ffay. He told police several patrons hid been in the kitchen where he had let his coat and watch. · 15,000 ROSES One Hundred ^ ff^. In Gallon Sixty Varieties £f^)V Cans Spriig BlooMiag B«Miu Mails A whol« loth how full oils CENT SHRUBS A PfCtPAY-AND-PACI-AWAY DEPAKTMEMT Roger Reynolds Nursery CONGRESS CHEERS HINT OF ACTION ON STRIKES . \VASHINQTON, April 3-- (U.R)-- Democratic Leader John 1 i!^oCorjn»ck.of Mussaclmsctts drew prolonged aj)planfee in the house today when he oyr Roosevelt should publicly condemn unjust labor strikes in defense industries., '" . ' . McCormack, defending th presl- dant's defense policies, was interrupted by Rep. CUfton A. Woodrum, D., Va., who asked whether he'did not think the time had come for th*j president to "speak out/' 'f Yes/'"said McCormlck, "And I'm satisfied he will/'- ... Both sides applauded vigorously. - , Procedure Studied The debate occurred as th'e'-de r enpe mediation board studied the P rocedure' it will . follow In at- smpting 1 to end the'71-day Allis- Jha1m*rt strike, which was certl-' fied to it late last night Chairman Andrew J. -May, D. Ky., of the hoiiie 'millti.ry affairs committee announced-he would call four defense 'labor and production with A questioner that President chiefs before, his , _ _ _ , ___ . . . . . .,, when it is scheduled to open a far- reaching inquiry into the defense prou: id to c Monday, program. ' Planned . " i .-Curl O. Vinson, !)!, MOKE ABOUT-Mrs. Hallinan Hurt in Crash (Continued from P*te 1) jiofial hospital, where Mra. Halli.*Ji -t»j.a taken by ambulance, have eVealed that the bone will heal. Mrs. ;M]in*n, who lives at .1801 Marlborough rod^ was a pas denser with "Mrs. Catherine Headley, 1440 Floribunda avenue, Burlingame, when the car crashed into mother driven by Nathan Basin, 16, 476 Twenty-fourth avenue, San Mateo,-at the corner of Nineteenth and Palm avenues. Basin was treated at Uills Me- houl- ed of a pain in her neck but refuled medical attention, police reported. Officer. William L. Aadreascn, who witnessed the accident, reported Mra. Headley passed sa arterial itop. Sha was driving east on Nineteenth. He cited her'for reck* ees driving. . Mrs. Hallirian'i husband Ii~ heaj of the California Pacific Title and Trust company In Redwood City, a director of the San Mateo Chamber of Commerce and'president of San Francisco Peninsula, In?. rcorial hospital for a bruised ah der and Mrs^rleadl/ complaine Mill Valley to Buy Own Buses MILL VALLEY, Calif., April -(IP)--Mill Valley city council voted, 3 to 2, last'night to purchase five buses for municipal traSporta- lion service between Mill Vftlltv and San Francisco. The buses, irhlch will be delivered within 15 weeks, will cost 165,000. The city' laat year approved i $105,0.0 bond Issue to establish thi municipal commuter., line. Pacific Greyhound lines alno serves Mill Valley. ' - . Four Arraigned on Gas Theft Charge .TIM** fUAwwed City Xmre»m) REDWOOD CITY. .April 3.--A Menlo Park man and.three youths were arraigned" today before Justice of the -Peace E. T. SIcAuliffe on a charge of stealing 50 gallons of gasoline in Athcrton. The four Robert Linn em an, 23, and hi: nephew, Harvey Linnems.n, 39, o: Menlo Park; William Smith, 19, of Redwood,City, and Malcolm Ma son, 18, of Palo Alto, will enter a plea In Judge G. E. Jennings' court Atherton, tomorrow night. Author ities said the Ltnnemans \rere in volved in a sericr of week-end cabin burglaries. committee in secret session .had decided to mike the;defense labor iltuatiori the principal phase of its investigation. .'You can. draw your own conclusions from that witness list," he said. MORE ABOUT-U.S. Accuses Duce Attache (Continued FrMH Page 1) ccrtain'perBons of acts in violation of thi laws of the United SUtes. No Longer Wanted 'The preaident .has reached the conclusion that the continued presence of Admiral Lais as naVal at:ache of the embassy would no origer be'-Agreeablt to this government. ''The president lias directed me, ;herefore, ^.notify your excellency ;hat Admiral Lais 15 persona non grata to this government as naval itEache of the royal Italian em- assy at Washington and to request that your excellency's government withdraw him immediate* ly from : the United States.* "The royal 'Italian -government vill no doubt.realize thet the government of the United States Ins, n view of all the circumstances, no alternative course.". · Directed Sabotage The note itself did-not specify MIS' connection with the sabotage iperatfohs.' Hull aatd -Ihe'note was n connection with-in juries done to ,5. re at many lUHan vessels in Jnited States harbors.. There have been allegations in ither quarters.that thi attache, had directed or' transmitted 'orders f e- gardir.g the cabotage. ·· · - This was the first Ume in the rourse of the. present world hos- 'l.ties and growing 111 feeling among, governments that the "United States had. actually requested he recall .of any diplomat.- THe Italian embassy said Hull's iote was received last night-and ransmltted to Rome. A spokesman said there would be no comment unit reply Is received from the 't alia ft government. However, the government was expected to. comply with Hull's request and withdraw the Attache. : Voiced SiBpfelon ' .On March 5, Hull had-gent a note to Colonna asking the ambassador lo keep the. state department in- i Form ed of the m ovement s outs ide of Washington by the Italian natal i .nd military attaches. - -j No restraint was .put on other: members of ttie Italian embassy at: the time,, but the U.-S.~ re quested closing of the' vice '''consulates at Newark. N. J,, and Detroit, Mich. Other consular officials "were- instructed to "Confine- their movements to thoie'areaa in "which they performed their recognised duties. ,No:'responjie haa been' received to this request. The consulate at Newark,.N. J-. was still open when coast guardsmen seiied several Italian .vessels tied .up at Port Newark. The Detroit consulate alio is understood to be ttlll open. I British Hit Slur at U.S. LONDON, April 3.--^-T-OIV (km r.ew»pip«rs protested stronclf today a itfttement In * aemf-orfi- elal British publication that "tin United States has decided to support the war financially 'to the lait Englishman/" The statement was In the hew- edition of "Janes All the World'i Aircraft," published by Sampson Low. It was written by Charlet Grey, associate editor of the semi- rfffttal publication, who 1i Brit- itn's best known Aviation writer md formerly editor of the magazine, Th« Aeroplane. London morning newspapers published Grey's statement under such headlines as "Insult to America" nd "Slight on U. S. Aid." David Murray, managing director of Sampson Low. said the state- went would be deleted from all copies in possession of the publishers and that "every atep will be taken to recover copies already cli culated/' The deletion was ordered on tht i grounds that Grey's statement wii in insult to the United States, Despite publication of thi itaU- raent In morning newspapers; e*n. sors would riot permit It to be cabled abroad until Ute this afternoon for fear of offending the United SUtes. " NOW PLAYING Tonite la Lot-O-GoId Nite] "TOBACCO_ROAD" "SLEEPERS W£Sr ( "The Son Of MONTE CRISTO" LOfIS HAYWARD JOAJtfBBNNKTT CKOBCE tA.ND.5RI ''LAL'GHING AT DANGER* J Here Is Your Cookbooklet Council 7hJ» coupon, when pccp»rly iign«L and n««nl»d al Th« Tlmci offic* with only 10 cents la cost, mtftlM you to any ONE of the Culinary Art» InjHtul. 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