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P.r No. 236 Price 8 cents; With Comict, 10 cents. VICIOUS SHANGHAI ATTACK BLOCKED DICTATORS HELD TO HAVE PLOTTED SIEGE OF MADRID Mussolini and Hitler Map 'last Big Offensive," paper Charges 80,000 BLACKSHIRTS, NAZI PLANES GOING? Soviet Reported To Have Demanded Opening of French Frontier JBy Havn (official french mwi agency I) LONDON, Oct. 2. The Manchester Guardian declared today that Premier Mussolini and Chancellor Hitler had arranged a "last big offensive" against Madrid.

(Unconfirmed reports speak of another 80,000 Blackshirt volunteers.) 1 The drive was to be made, the newspaper said, "not perhaps to Insure the Immediate victory ol the rebel for that may bs Impossible but to secure such gain on his (General Franco's) behalf that they will generally be regarded as victorious in any real sense, and that their ultimate triumph will only be a matter of time. In Next Few Weeks "The military objective Is to be Madrid. During the next few weeks Madrid is to be subjected to Gcrman ItRlinn raids of such violence that tha city will according to the German Italian calculation which would seem to be ana lagous to that of the Japanese in China be demoralized and so weakened that Italian volunteers, who hove an enormous preponderance In war material, will be able to take the city by assault" The Manchester Guardian said that according to Its information, described as coming from "altogether trustworthy and independent sources," the German contribution to the proposed drive would he limited to the air. "Rome expects Madrid to fall within two months," the newspaper said. "The fall may not be decisive." it continued, "but it will he represented especially by Berlin and Rome as much the same thing as the triumph of the rebel cause." SOVIET DEMANDS END TO NON INTERVENTION (By Tht Aiiocllttd Praia 1 LONDON, Oct.

2. The Soviet Union was reported today to have demanded abandonment of the entire Spanish non intervention scheme, permitting shipment of arms and volunteers to bolster forces of the Valencia government. It was reliably learned that the Communist state urged in a note to the Earl of Plymouth, chairman of the virtually Inactive non intervention committee of 27 nation, that the Franco Spanish frontier be thrown open to such help. Diplomats said the Russian move would form the basis for further Russian negotiations to obtain greater equality or opportunity to help the Valencia government. The not said the non intervention naval patrol ceased to be effective when France and Great Rritain withdrew their warships following similar action of Germany and Italy.

ANGLO FRENCH NOTE ARRIVES IN ROME By Tha Aeaoclated PraaiJ ROME, Oct. 2 The Anglo Fiench note asking Italy to join a three power conference on intervention in Spain arrived today and the British ambassador, Lord Perth, and French charge d'affairs J. F. Blondel, were expected to deliver it this afternoon. Diplomatic sources said the two were Instructed to make strong oral representations to tha Italian foreign minister, Count Galeazzo Ciano, when they handed the in vitation to him.

Lord Perth was Instructed to ssv that continued Italian Intervention In Spain would prejudice the forthcoming conversations to end Italo Brltish difficulties in tha Mediterranean. Blondel was told to say that the French government was considering opening the Pyrenees frontier if Italian Intervention persisted. Ciano, to judge by an apparently Inspired article in Premier Mussolini's own newspaper, II Popolo ltalia of Milan, was prepared to object to presentation of the note under such "poor auspices" as" a French threat to open the frontier, PUBLIC SCHOOL SOCCER In a Public Schools' soccer Senior fixture, played this morning on Isaac Brock grounds. Genera! Wolfe defeated Principal Sparlinq Long Suffering China Bucked Up By Hope Of Pressure On Japanese Chiang Kai Shek Takes Courage From Rising Tide of Public Feeling Against Nippon, But Big Assault on Shanghai Now, Expected By MME. CHIANG KAI SHEK (Special Cable to The Winnipeg Tribune) COM EW HERE IN CHINA, (whereabouts undisclosed for military reasons), Oct.

2. World disapproval of Japan's ruthless bombing of non combatants, and probably Internal pressure, seem to be filling Japanese leaders with a frantic desperation to crush China as swiftly as possible. It is therefore my belief that we are about to witness around Shanghai the most ferocious assault from the Japanese yet seen, while on all northern fronts Intensive drives are being made. Units of sadly depleted Chinese planes succeeded in scattering a Japanese artillery regiment Friday near the border of the bhansi province and dispersed a body of Japan ese troops near Paotingfu. Despite the terrible weight of the explosives adame Chiang being launched against them, the Chines troops kept their spirits high until the end.

Not Deserted We have been receiving reports from all over the world of the intense feeling aroused by Japan's unwarranted bombing ot non combatants on land and fishermen in their junks at sea. This has had the effect of stirring our people deeply for we do not feel de serted by the world in this hour of our need. In commenting on this, Generalissimo Chiang said: "I am grateful that the world's sense ot justice has been brought to bear at last on Japan. I feel certain that once the people of Great Britain, her Dominions, Europe and Africa know the real truth of the pres ent situation they will press their governments to bring home to the aggressor the enormity of his vicious behavior." My heart is chilled by. the thought of what is coming over the rest of the land in the near and distant future, with her ports blockaded, her wide northern re' gions being torn by ruin and all about us here doomed to demoll lion.

But one thought is dominant that is to fight until we can fight no more. (Copyrloht. 1(37. World a M.S.R.L CHAMPS OPEN CAMPAIGN WITH VICTORY Opening their defense of the Manitoba Schools' Rugby league championship, St. John's College trounced Ravenscourt, 24 to 0, an the North End gridiron today Ravenscourt tried valiantly to break Into the score column, but were no match for the powerful Collegians.

"Bud" Parslow's touchdown, converted placement kick by Car ter and rouges by Emeno and Saunders gave the champions an 8 to 0 edge in the opening half. During the second half. Bill Taylor, Morris Carter and Jim Jacob marched over for major scores. Carter converted his own touchdown. The teams St.

John's College Hubbard, Emeno, Donegan, Mowbray, Ellis, Jacob, Saunders, Dahl, Mckenzie, Taylor, Carter, Parslow, McCurdy, Williams, McDonald, Rutledge, Brownell, Bredln, Booth and Marshall. Ravenscourt Shaw, Parton, Richardson, Manning, Gardiner, Osier, Campbell, W. Gardiner, Smith, McDonnell, Sully, Ferguson, Elgle, Boulton, Dillon, Brockington, Ash down, Bartholomew, Balls. Referee Vince Leah. Today's Tribune Anne Adams Patterns Page 17.

Art and Artist Page $. Boys' and Girls' News Page 32. Book Reviews Page 10. British News Page 20. Bridge Table Page S.

Building News Page 7. Chess and Checkers Page 19. Church News Pages IS and 19. Cross Roads Serial Story Page S. Comic Strips Page 31.

Finance. Markets Pages 22, 23, 24 and 2S. Gardening Page 7. LeUers t0 the Editor Page 26. Music Pate 30.

Needlework, Designs, by Alice Brooks Page 17. Radio Programs 4. Road Report Page 2. Skyways and Byways Page t. Society and Women's Features Pages 13, 14.

IS. IS and 17. Sports Pages 27, 21 and 29. Stage and Screen Pages 9. 10 and 11.

University Notes Pge 11. Wild Wings Page 32. 2 MUFTI. ESCAPES, 4 OTHER ARADS EXILED TO ISLE 200 Guard Moslem Leader Clinging to Sanctuary of Mosque of Omar lay Tha Aaamlatad Preaa) JERUSALEM, Oct. 2.

British warships were reported today to be carrying four high Arab leaders towards Seychelles Island in the Indian Ocean after a transfer at sea. The cruiser Sussex, which left Haifa at dawn with Dr. Hussein Khalidl and three others ordered deported, returned later and it was believed the four had been trans ferred to another vessel that was proceeding directly to the island. At the same time Jacob Hussein, leader ot the Arab youth organi zation, who was previously thought to have tied Palestine, was arrested. Sanctuary In Mosque Tht Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, another object of the drive, clung to the protective holy walls of the Mosque of Omar, protected by a guard of 200 Arabs sworn to defend the Moslem spiritual leader to the death.

Whatever the Mufti's ultimate fate he had lost his office as head of the Supreme Moslem Council, his 600 ($2,970) annual salary for the job, control of funds estimated at 67,000 a year and power of appointment over some 1,500 Moslem clerics. The troop cordon which had been thrown around the Mosque area was withdrawn today and British authorities insisted the Mufti was legally free to come and go. The mosque remained under close police surveillance, however. Guard City's Gates The Mufti's nephew, Jamal Hsseini, head of the Arab party, was hunted for deportation, though there was no warrant for his arrest. DUKE OF YORK RACE WON BY NOBLE TURK aa Cabl LONDON, Oct.

2. Alfred Sains bury's Noble Turk, a four year old gelding by Noble Star Dtlman, today won the Duke of York handicap over 1U miles at Kempton Park, defeating Corlerte Glorney's Palette by a head. Another head back, third in the field of 12, was G. E. Cloke's Rodeo II.

Noble Turk stnrted at 4 to 1. Palette at 100 to 7, and Rodeo II at 20 to 1. The race was worth 400 Dazed Alberta Awaiting Next Week's Final Drive To Control Press, Banks Caucus Called for Monday Is Expected to Be Followed With Final Passage of Measures In Face of Growing Hostility. By TOUCHY ANDERSON Special to The Winnipeg Tribune EDMONTON, Oct. 2 This puzzled provincial capital sighed with relief at prospects of a quiet weekend ad it looked back this morning on a week of the most extraordinary political events in its tumultous history.

It looked back on a week ofr hectic debate, of constitutional conning and unprecedented political expediency all culminating In the first attempt in hundreds of years to bring the press under the direct domination of one political group. Meets Again Monday As the situation stands this morning, the legislature will meet again on Monday afternoon to deal with ten bills which have reached the lagc of second reading. Asbestos Men Use Gas Foam 41. 1 it OYAL Air For sawn wearing carbon dioxide gas foam on plan development in flre ltghting that may Men Seek Green Goddess For Every Horrible Crime Marijuana Is New Public Enemy in U.S. Seeds and Blossoms of This Prosaic Hemp Plant Make Men and Women Vicious Law Breakers.

i By H. R. BAUKAGE IBy Laaard Wira to Th. Tribunal ItTASHINGTON, Oct. 2.

The name of a new public enemy has been written on the books of the Federal government. She is called the "Green Goddess." And she is charged with nearly every horrible crime on the calendar. Her other name Is Marijuana product of the prosaic hemp, whose twined strands have ended the careers of many of her devotees. Like Persian Hashish Three years ago, the word Marijuana meant little to the police ot America. To the public, still less.

Few guessed that it was the modern edition of the drug hashish, chief ration of the ancient Persian murder sect whose name, Haslii shan, gave us our word assassin. Since 1935, Marijuana has been written across the police blotters from coast to coast, for it is held directly responsible for many of our most brutal crimes. It is charged with being an important factor in the recent crime wave. Murder, rape, hold ups. suicide and insanity have been definitely traced to the smoking of the so called "reefers," or cigarettes made of the seeds and blo.oms of the hemp plant, sometimes as the result of smoking a single cigarette.

Acticn Now Possible I'ntil Oct. 1 of this year, the federal government could do nothing to control the traffic in marijuana. The law which went Potential power of some of 'hese bills is: Control the banks, or drive them out of AlHcrta by excessive taxation; Dictatorship for the newspapers; Control every trade and industry in Alberta. Caucus Called Over the ek end the "Pies bill" stands at Its second reading asbestos suits use a blazing aero Into effect on Friday makes it possible to take action against anyone who is not licensed to produce or sell the drug end who sells without a prescription, such as is demanded for narcotics. (Experts question the drug's medical value.) This means the beginning of a campaign which officials believe will be effective, now that Uncle Sam has taken a hand.

No big racketeers are behind the sale of "reefers." which are obtainable in many dance halls, hamburger joints and offered by peddlers, frequently to high school children. Grown From Bird Seed The big racketeer doesn't handle marijuana because competition is too keen. Any vacant lot can produce it. Many do. Of course, there are cultivated plots, too, but many of these are already "spotted" by the federal sleuths and they will go up in oil fed flames.

Even though the bureau of narcotics has had no law to ficht the evil up to this time, it has not been Idle. As a result of an educational campaign on the use and misuse of the drug, ninny legiti and awaits consideration In committee. There will be a caucus on Monday morning, and, despite pledges of It Is known that the press legislation will be one. perhaps the only, consideration. Meantime the newspapers, six dailies and nearly 100 weeklies, arc determined to fight the legislation to the last ditch, Weekly editors are frankly bitter in their determination to Ignore the Act, and there Is no reason to believe thot the dailies will be any less adamant Not all Social Credit private members arc happy about the press legislation.

There may be qualms even in the cabinet, which may eventuate In Monday's continuation of what is now almost a perpetunl eaucus may modify the aitua tion. But a complete retreat Is hardly possible. Such is the bundle of legislative rivnnmite which awaits the per sonal cap ol assent, hen the on a Fire save many livesand reduce another haznrd ol aviation. The men walked unconcerned and without danger in the flames and the lire was extinguished by the foam. (A.

P. Photos.) mate retailers are returning tbelr stocks and wholesalers are not restocking. 1 Further, dealers In "bird seed have agreed to sterilize their product. The connection may' not seem evident. Here it is: Hemp I seed is widely fed to birds.

At the same time, it Is the hardy and prolific parent of the marijuana plant. Therefore, Innocent sweepings of seed from bird stores and its scattering by the housewife over the back fence as she cleans the birdcage has caused the deadly weed to spring up in profusion. The growth of the weed has spread so In this country that it is being smuggled Into Canada and Great Britain from the United States. By mere coincidence, one piece of unconscious propaganda for the use of marijuana was nipped in the bud. A movie containing a seductive song entitled Sweet Mnrijuana, Lull Me to Sleep was shown in Geneva, Switzerland, while the opium committee of the League of Nations was meeting.

Appeal was made to Czar Hays, who had the piece eliminated. (Copyright, 1937, by tna North Newspaper Alliance, Inc. 1 Cigaiettes of marijuana are not used in Winnipeg, police say. Criminals re are content to use heroin, and the smoking of the Mexican weed is unknown. "We have never encountered it here," said Detective Sergeant George Burnett, acting chief of the morality department.

"It is not used in Manitoba," Inspector Anthony, of the R.C.M.P., said. "We have a small sample of It, but do not find any smokers." solid phalanx of Social Credit has finished Its march through the order paper. This may take another day, perhaps another week. Progress of Bills Friday afternoon saw a number of bills advance through committee stage, including the bill for taxing banks It stands amended to taxation payable 60 days after enactment, Instead of 15 days as originally specified. Social Credit legislators laughed and voted down suggestions that this legislation should be withheld from proclamation until tested in the court or withheld until the province itself organized a bank, Opposition members suggested that It would drive the banks out of Alberta.

Friday morning, niter a day which mny go down in Alberta's political history as "Tremendous on Page 6, No. 1J Chinese Holding Sector Against Furious Thrust Defenders and Invaders Fight to Standstill Within Stone's Throw of Foreign SettlementNipponese Use Air, Sea and Land Forces. By JAMES A. MILLS (Associated Press Foreign Staff) SHANGHAI, Oct. 2.

Chinese and Japanese troops fought each other to a standstill today in the fifth day of battle for Shanghai's North Station, where the Chinese defense line is anchored only a stone's throw from the foreign settlement While Japanese warships in the Whangpoo river blanketed the area with a barrage of shells, planes dropped demolition bombs on Chapei and several burned, blackened areas formerly in Shanghai's foreign districts. A flat i Via Tnnnnca iAnt uv a i after wave of tankt against defense I positions, the Inventive Chinese devised a unique method ot stalling the tanks. They shaped torn up railroad tracks into what looked like Inverted cow catchers. These held the tanks long enough for Chinese machine gunners to inflict heavy losses on Japanese infantry advancing behind them. This correspondent spent several hours with the Royal Welch Fusiliers, within close view ot the hand to hand fighting centring around the Pantheon theatre.

Still Holding On At nightfall, the Chinese still were stubbornly holding the theatre despite a series of Japanese thrusts to dislodge them. The heavy fighting in the Chapel district resulted in the destruction ot one of Shanghai's gayest white light districts, located on the Ju kong road, once crowded with soldiers and sailors making the rounds of its cabarets, bars and dance halls. Chinese commanders declared 200 Japanese were killed In close quarter fighting around the North Station. Despite stray shrapnel an1 IContinued on Page 6, No. 2) Old Country Football ICanatfian Praia Cable LONDON, Oct.

2. Results of soccer games played In the Old Country today follow: ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 2, Manchester C. I. Birmingham' 2, Grimsby 2. Blackpool 1, Derby 1.

Bolton 6, Leicester 1. Brentford 4, Sunderland 0. Hudderstield 1, Wolverhampton 0 Liverpool 1, Everton 2. Middlesbrough 2, Preston 1. Portsmouth 2.

Chelsea 4. Stoke 2, Charlton A. 0. West Bromwich 2, Leeds 1. Division II Barnsley 2, Burnley 2.

Blackburn 4, Southampton 0. Chesterfield 6. Norwich 2. Kulham 1, Bradford 1. Luton 0, Bury 1.

Manchester U. 0, Sheffield U. 1. Newcastle U. 1.

Coventry 2. Notts Forest 2, Swansea 1. Plymouth 0, Aston Villa 3. Sheffield W. 1.

West Ham 0. Stockport 3, Tottenham 2. Southern Section Div. Ill Aldershot 2, Gilllngham 0. Bristol R.

1, Queen's Park 1. Cardiff 2. Notts C. 2. Crystal Palace 3, Newport 0.

Mansfield 2, Southend 2. Millwall 1, Watford 1. Northampton 3, Brighton 1. Reading 0, Bristol 1. Swindon 3, Exeter 0.

Torquay 3, Clapton O. 1. Walsall 2, Bournemouth 0. Northern Section Div. Ill Barrow 1.

Crewe 0. Bradford 4. Carlisle 0. Doncaster 2, Chester 1. Hartlepools U.

2. Durlincton 1. Hull 3, Gateshead 1. Lincoln 0, Oldham 1. Rochdale 2.

Rotherham 0. Southport 2. Accrington S. 1. Tranmerc 5, New Brighton 2.

Wrexham 0, Port Vale 0. York 1, Halifax T. 1. SCOTTISH LEAGUE Div. I Ayr.

U. 2, Hamilton A 3. Celtic 3, Clyde 1. Dundee 1, Kilmarnock 2. Fnlkirk 1, Queen of South 4.

Hibernians 4, Morton 2. Motherwell 3, Hearts 3. Partick T. 3. Queen's Park 2.

St. Johnstone 1, Aberdeen 1. St. Mlrren 4. Arbroath 1.

Third Lanark 1, Rangers 2. Division II Albion 1, Stenhouscmulr 1 Alloa 3, East Stirling 0. Domrarton 4, Cowdenbeath 4. Dunfermline 3, Brechin C. 0.

Edinburgh C. 2, Lclth A. 4. King's Park 4. Dcndee U.

4. Montrose 3. East Fife Rnith R. 3. Forliir A.

(t. St. Bernards 3, Atrdi iconiuns 2. CLUBES TO SEEK LARGER RELIEF GRANT IN EAST Hopes To Persuade Ottawa to Increase Aid to 200,000 Monthly An Increaae in the Dominion's grant in aid for unemployment relief in Manitoba from $175,000 to $200,000 monthly will be asked by Hon. W.

R. Clubb, provincial rnln ister of public works, who left Winnipeg for Ottawa Friday evening. The meeting will be one of those hejd every three months for review of 'the relief On this occasion, Hon, Norman Rogers, the Dominion minister of labor, suggested that relief costs In Manitoba were not dropping in proportion to the increase in the employment rolls. Mr. Clubb will bring forth points to support his request for the increase.

He will be assisted by A. MacNamara, his deputy minister, who will leave Sunday evening and join Mr. Clubb at Ottawa on Tuesday. Hon. W.

J. Major, K.C., attorney general for the province, travelled with Mr. Clubb, Friday. He is going on a business trip to Montreal and will not take part In the Ottawa discussions. PROWLER DIES IN HAYLOFT OF BLAZING BARN Seen Wandering About and "Acting Qucerly" on the Day Before An unidentified mnn ws burned to death Friday night In an Incendiary fire which destroyed the bain of Edmond Petite, near Grande Pointe, south of Winnipeg, on the Red river.

Mr. Petite had reported to R.C.M.P. headquarters in Winnipeg that a man, who was acting qucerly, was wandering the vicinity of his farm. He wore overalls turned up to his knes and a fur coat. Mr.

Petite found that four holes had been bored or cut Into the side of his granary, causing a loss of a quantity of grain At about 1 a.m. Thursday. Mr Petite was wakened and discovered that straw had been packed between the screen door and the door of his house. When this was reported to the R.C.M.P. an Investigation was commenced and it was found thnt another farm house had been broken Into and ransacked.

Nothing was stolen except a fur coal. At 11 o'clock Friday nigbt Mr. Petite was awakened by the bark Inj of his dog. He and his hired man found the footprints of a man leading from the bush to the bai and muddy marks Indicating that some person had climbed through a window Into the barn. Going Inside the barn, tlie hired man notlcd that a trap door leading to the loft was open.

He had barely closed the door when smoke was observed coming from the loft. The farmer and his man had only sufficient time to remove the stock from the barn before It burned down. To prevent the fire spreading to the nearby granary, Mr. Petite I and his man shovelled away the ashes and hile doing this came upon the badly burned body of a man. The remains were taken to jCoutu's funeral home and Dr.

A. N. Laurendcau. St. Boniface coroner, will decide today whether an "inquest Is to be held..

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