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BULLETIN LONDON, July 26 UP) dispatch from Vienna in a late edition of the London Mail said today that Heimwehr troops agd civilians had sought during the night to lynch the assassins of Chancellor Dollfuss. The dispatch said police, heavily armed, had repulsed all attempts to get at the' prisoners by threatening to fire into the approaching crowd. The police barracks where the prisoners were held was surrounded by barbed wire entanglements. By WADE WERNER (Copyright. 1834, Associated Press) VIENNA.

(JP) group of Austrian Nazis today seized the Federal Chancellory, killed their bitter enemy. Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss, and held the government bulldhig until they were given a guarantee of safe conduct to guarantee which was revoked when it was discovered that. Dollfuss was dead. The 14 were placed in Marokaner Barracks, stripped of their uniforms and were ordered held after a. cabinet meeting: under the leadership of the new chancellor, Dr.

Kurt Schuschnigg, minister of education. An official communique stated that the fact that Dollfuss was killed cancelled the promise of safe conduct, in return for which the Naais had surrendered the building aqd freed other members of the government they had been holding for six and a quarter hours. Dr. Anton Rintelen, minister to Rome, who Is well known to have pro-Nazi leanings and whose name was connected with reports that the Nazis were setting up a new government, was placed under arrest. He is one of the most prominent Austrians in public life in recent years.

Dollfuss was shot to death as the Nazis, under the leadership of men disguised as officers of the wehr (Fascist home guard) loyal government organization, raided the chancellor's office" in a sudden "putsch." Kmil Fey, idol of the heimwehr (Continued on Pago 12, Col. 4) Dictator Slain Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss Austria was slain in Vienna without twtrning, at the Federal cellory at 12:45 p. m. yesterday when fie was shot by Nazis who entered the place in the uniforms of a Vienna reports said the assassinators numbered over 100- International repercussions are feared, as Dollfuss was considered as a close friend of Premier Mussolini of Italy. 'MARKETS AT (Br AueHatet PrettJ NEW YORK Stocks steady; leaders recover moderately.

Bonds mixed; secondary rails better. Curb irregular; specialties improve. Foreign exchanges quiet; German marks heavy. Cotton higher; unfavorable weekly weather; trade buying. Sugar lower; AVall Street liquidation.

Coffee quiet; trade buying. CHICAGO Wheat higher; Canadian deterioration heavy. Corn strong; big; Irreparable damage. Cattle, steers, yearlings steady to 25 up. Hogs steady to 10 lower; top 4.70.

DILLINGER GETS HIS LAST A BASKET Duce Calls Troops MUSSOLINI ORDERS ALL LEAVES OFF PITCHFORKS IN USEJNCTRIKE Utilized To Stab 'Breakers' As Stockyards Are Glutted CHICAGO. July 25 The union stockyards and packingtov. teemed with unprecedented activity today as efforts were made to clear the pens of sun blistered cattle, piled up by a strike. Ramifications of the staiemaie at the core of the world 's- moat packing industry wore felt from the dusty plains of the central west to official Washington as efforts were launched to settle the strike of SOO livestock handlers and pro- vent a general walk out. These developments took place in rapld-firo order: Two strike breakers were with pitchforks held by unidentified assailants in the first outbreak of violence.

They had ben unloading- hay for cattle. The attackers fled. The men were not hurt seriously. Executives and drafted labor as well as workers not yet affected by the movement labored in the intense heat under the watchful of the armed police guards to dispose of the glut of animals that taxed the capacity of the pens. Frank Monohan, vice president of the Livestock Commission ployes Union, announced that 700 members of his unit would abandon their jobs and join the SOO handlers who walked ovit yesterday.

0 III 0 fair ami cooler In north and probably local thunriershowers anil somewhat cooler in south (Million Thursday, cooler Thursday night; Friday generally fair and cooler. Indications are for local afternoon showers in 1he Ohio valley Thursday. Somewhat cooler weather will oveispreid middle, and northern sections by or during Thursday night. LOCAL temper attire yesterday, 90; yn date year," 7(i; temperature yesterday, 78; on same date, last year, 68; precipitation yesterday. (I; on s'liiis date last year, humidity: 8 m.

61, noon 68; sun rises today, sun sets today, 7:53. RELIEF IS SEEN AS HEAT DEATH LIST INCREASES Ohio Fatalities Mount To 121, Nation's Casualties Are Placed At 1,212 Persons. Tie Auceiatrd Prcu) Ohio 's ilea tli toll of one of the hottest weeks in the state's long history Had passed the 100 mark today, as residents turned hopeful faces to coaling winds from the went. Weather observers cheerily relief was on the way from the Canadian northwest. Already some states to the westward had found omfort again here and therein Ohio temperatures dropped before advance-guards of coming cooler weather.

Hut. until late afternoon, heat again laid a heavy hand on Cincinnati yesterday. Thirty-eight persons died there in the 24 hours since 5 Tuesday. That sent the total there to 45 since the lu-at wave began, and a death at Middletown, first of the heat wave, made the known total to 121. Some Relief Found Wind and rain combined forces to afford some slight relief to parcln-d fields, painting beasts and the perspiring populace, but the toll dealh and damage continued to mount in the nation at largo.

Fatalities, listed as "heat deaths' reached 1,212 persons. Thousands of heads of livestock have been destroyed the market value oi many additional thousands seriously reduced during the past 6 days, when most of the nation suffered under temperatures around the century mark, irreparable damage has resulted to crops in all groat producing areas. Culumbiis hunted comfort, too! as the sun sent the temperature 104, hottest 25 since 1S92. Cincinnati had 106. Zancsville reported 1110, Dalyon 102.

Youngstoiui and Akron while. Cleveland was the envy of the state with temperatures in vhe hish 70's. Newark haa the hottest day in its history with a mark of 106. Hurricane In Texas Cause Of 3 Deaths Widespread Damage To Buildings, Lines and Boats Will Mount Into Millions. Hoi'STOX, July 25 (JP) howling gulf hurricane vented its fury on a 125-mile sector of the south Texas coast today, causing at least six deaths, crops destruction mounting into millions of dollars and widespread damage to buildings, communications lines, boats and highways.

Disruption of communications abruptly blocked off information from the hard-hit area where the storm swept inland but it was learned that five Mexicans were drowend at Sargent, in Matagorda-co. and a man was drowned at Texas City when he was carried out to sea from Galveston Bay. Daniel B. 40. and Charles A.

Ross, a restaurant operator, were standing on the dike opposite Galveston Island when a big wave dumped tons of water on the dike and swept Singleton away to death. Ross swam to safety. Cotton Crops Ruined Cotforj cropa completely ruined in coastal counties around Corpus Drought previously had burned cotton, feed and other crops far below normal production and the heavy rains and wind today were believed to have finished the destruction. Torrents of rain swept the sparse ly-settled coastal region and the shrieking wind piled huge waves against the shore. Small craft in tne fishing and resort ports were cast up on the beach.

A $75,000 yacht was battered fnto wreckage against the sea wall at Seadrlft. The storm, which had been moving westward across the Gulf of Mexico, centered Us force between Rockport ai.d Port O'Connor, more than 100 miles down the coast from Houston. Price Increase In Milk Asked In Toledo Area THE REGISTER SAYS TODAY- LOCAL Settlement is. reached in Barr strike, and full production at plant expected to be resumed shortly. Davey makes plea for lower price for beer in talk here a'nd hits system used in liquor control operation.

Speaker before finance men at Cedar Poii.t says more drastic action by President would not surprise. GENERAL Chancellor Dollfuss of Austria slain; attempts made to lynch Austrian Nazis involved in killing; Kuropean capitals tense; Mussolini orders troops, navy to be ready. John Dll linger buried day early. Many lives lost in Texas hurricane, SPORT Cleveland 1 i defeat Athletics behind Hihlebnind, to 3. Detroit loses to Boston.

9 to 7, ami Yankees lower Browns, to gain full game in American; Senators blanked. Reds beaten twice by Braves in only National games. Hagen eliminated in P. G. A.

golf tourney. American netters beat Australia in Davis Cup series. One big scoring session enables Wyatts to take win over Chevrolet squad. COLUMBUS, July 25 Upward revision of a milk marketing price agreement in the Toledo area, comprising northwestern Ohio and southern Michigan, was asked today. Contending they accepted the agreement of March 16 solely as a co-operative gesture, the Toledo Producers Association and the Northwestern Co-operative Sales Association applied to the Ohio Milk Commission for authority to raise the price of class 1 milk from $1.80 to $2.05 per hundredweight.

Independent producers, represented before the commission by Hyman Topper, urged that the higher schedule be denied if a proportionate increase in the retail price would be required. Retail dealers told the commission their price would climb one cent a quart if the proposed increase is granted, but K. D. Wald, representing the Co-operative association, said that neither association contemplated any change the retail price. First Italian Naval Squadron Leaves Fort Ancona.

ROME, July 25 time military- orders were given tonight by Premier Mussolini, acting as minister of war, navy and aviation, directing that all military forces in the kingdom be held in readiness for any eventuality as a result of the Austrian developments. A emanating from official sources tonight said the Austrian ment has requested intervention by powers to guarantee Austria's integrity. At the same time the government- inspired press announced Italy's deep-seated resentment against what it termed Germany's interference in Austria and declared the situation extremely serious. The army and air force at Padua was commanded by the premier to be In momentary readiness to move across the Austrian frontier. Leaves were cancelled, and each unit was told to keep itself in full strength with all of its mechanical war devices in order.

The order applied to 75.000 men north of Padua. At the same time an official communique was issued stating that the first naval squadron had left Fort Ancona. The communique did not gWe the destination of the squadron, but naval circles said that it is moving into the north Adriatic, particularly Port Trieste, to in touch with Austrian developments. Colonels Take Command Mussolini ordered the ministers of war. navy and air to keep officers of the rank of colonel on duty all night until further instructions, instead of assigning night duty as usual to a second lieutenant.

The Italian press regarded with particular animosity the part the German ambassador played in the granting of safe conduct to the killers of Dollfuss, who was to come to Italy this week to confer with Mussolini. Fulvio Suvich, under-secretary foreign affairs, was remaining at the foreign office throughout the night to keep in touch with the Austrian situation and to co.n'.er with Mussolini by telephone. II Duce at the same time was keeping a vigil at Riecione. The official press bureau where wireless contacts are maintained was a beehive of activity at hours when it is usually deserted except for a night watchman. Xo effort was made to disguUe (Continued on Page 32, Col.

8) RELATIONS WERE BROKEN 20 YEARS AGO WITH SERBIA The AfHtriated The. assassination of Chancellor Dollfuss in Vienna was just 20 years to a day from the fateful date OH which Austria-Hungary broke off diplomatic relations with Serbia as a consequence another one that led to the "World War. The paces of history rippled back to that July 25 in 1914 when Austria its ties with the neighbor nation of Serbia and mobilized eight, army corps. Serbia was held hy Austria to have fomented indirectly the assassination of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. Preparatory to burial in Indiana, the body of John Dillinger toas handed over to his relatives in Chicago.

This was the scene as the body was carried in an undertakers basket from a Chicago morgue where it was taken to Mooreville, the home of his father. SEES PRESIDENT PLANNING MORE DRASTIC ACTION Speaker At Cedar Point Tells Finance Men His Views About Washington. "To expect any release from pressure from Washington on the world of business seems lo me sheer folly," Chester M. Wright, Washington, C. newspaper man and of Personal Finance News, told members of the Ohio Association of Personal Finance Companies at the opening of the summer meeting at Cedar Point Wednesday.

"To expect that vague and never very clearly defined ihing called 'turning to the right" is even more foolish." Mr. Wright declared that only two things can happen, and of these only one is likely to happen. The administration can abandon its repeatedly declared program in search of "more' abundant life" for the: masses of the American people which nobody in Washington expects it to do, or it can continue a programs of curtailment of the power of corporate wealth, niul expansion of activities calculated to produce jobs and wages. "Inasmuch as the first of these two courses is not expected," Mr. Wright- asserted, "and.

inasmuch e.s the second can be prosecuted oniy by continued governmental activity, of a character whiclrtwo years ago was called 'life and which today Is very, frequently called (Continued on Fuge 12, Col. 5) See Stay For Shank Death Condemned Man May Be Given Sanity Test. LITTLE ROCK, July 25 (JP) close to Gov. J. Martin today Mark H.

Shank, condemned quadruple siayer, probably would be. given a stay of exe- cutibr-Tto give the courts time to rule on unprecedented points of iaw raised in a. petition tor a sanity hearing. Shank is scheduled to die Friday morning. He is a former Attica.

Seneca-co schoolteacher and Lorain and Akron lawyer. Arbitration Is Approved, 4-1 SAN FRANCISCO, July 25 A 4 to 1 by striking racii'ic Coast longshoremen in favor of arbitrating: their differences with employers was announced today by President Roosevelt's mediation board. The vote, with all but about ballots from small ports in Washington and Oregon reported, was announced by the board as li.jSS lor arbitration uud l.SJt against. Kurmillation of conditions under which the sinkers would go back lo work wits undertaken at once by the board. Official sources were on these plans but rumors circulated that shipping interests and the.

union-were far apart on some questions. 145 Wll.l, (iHAI)l ATE AT HUNS. July 25 (IP) Ohio University on Aug. 3 will graduate 145 students at its summer commencement. The regular summer session ending then will be followed by a special three weeks term of student-instructor conference study.

Flames Trap Three LORAIN, July 25 Flames trapped three men in a wrecked automobile today nnd burned them to death. The machine had been demolished by a freight train and burst into flamt-s as It was thrown from the trucks. The driver was identified as Paul Kofsco, Avon Lake village, and" the two men with him as Frank of LaGrange and Michael Jayhoru of Lorain, hired hands on Kofsco's father's MORATORIUM ON ALL DEBTS, OLSON ORDER BISMARCK, N. July 25 North Dakota's new dirt farmer governor, Ole H. Olson, today pro- clamed a moratorium on every form of debt where the debtor shows In ability to pay.

Broader in scope than any moratorium issued by his predecessor William Langer, removed by court order, on conviction ot a felony, Olson's proclamation is designed to protect the farmer against foreclo sure and also small businessmen, home owners, and extends even to a suspension of payment on condi tionul sales contracts. LAKE VILLAGE, July 25 Gov. Futrell said today thaL Mark H. SharA, condemned to die Friday morning for a quadruple poison murder, will be granted a sanity hearing "if the law requires it." He said he had not been advised of any further court action by Shank's attorneys, who were refused a mandamus writ by Judge T. G.

Parham at Pine Bluff earlier in the day. ''The law forbids the execution of aij insane man," the governor said. Witness Aids In Search For Warden Slayer WARREN, July 25 With the assistance of an eyo-witnrss who begged this his withheld, police tonight seeking to establish the identity of the slayers of Fred Griest, 42; a steel worker. The motive for the shooting of Griest by iwo men as he sat in his automobile on a downtown street waiting for his son, a. theater ploye, was obscure, unless he was a victim of mistaken identity.

Friends of the victim' described him as a quiet, friendly man with no known enemies- He was employed in the open hearth division of a local steel mill which is not involved in labor difficulties. His automobile, however, was said to ic- semhte cars owned by several minor The eye-witness told police he saw two men walked around Griest's car and pull open the door, driest shouted "help," the eye-witness said, and then the shooting began. DILLINGER NOW HELD BY GRAVE Slain Notorious Gangster Unexpectedly Buried Earlier. MAT WOOD, July 225 The grave holds John Dillinger. The body of the man who couldn't be kept behind jail bars and who so frequently evaded the.

traps set for him, rests tonight six fect beneath the sod. His body was lowered into, the srave on the Dillinger family lot in peaceful Crown Hil) Cemetery this afternoon following funeral services held here at the home of Mrs. Audrey Hancock, the sister who reared him after the death of his mother. There was some shiftiness about Dillinger even in death. When his body was brought back home to Indiana last evening from Chicugo, where he fell drilled by the bullets of officers who finally had tracked him down, it was announced that his funeral would be held Thursday.

Instead the family gathered today for the services, hoping' to avoid a gathering of morbidly curious persons. The trick deceived some but nevertheless there was a throng around ihe little bungalow home of Mrs, Hancock when the services began shortly after 2 o'clock. The Rev. Charles M. Fillmore, retired minister of the disciples of Christ Church, preached I he funeral sermon.

In it there was on mention of tl.o one for whom the obsequies were held, Tho pastor's text was "Have Faith in God." "Many people think thii gers have not had faitli in God." said the preacher. "I glory that, this (Continued on 12, Col, C) URGES CHANGES IN METHODS OF LIQUOR CONTROL Davey Wants 'Nickel Glass Of Beer' And Also Raps Conservation Department. Changes in the methods of handling the slate liquor control system- "so we can have a nickel glass of beer" were among the things advocated by Martin L. Davey, Democratic candidate for governor, in addressing 300 sweltering Davey fans here last night. Then he paused long enough to remark that "that glass of beer wouldn't taste badly tonight." Methcds of administering the state workmen's compensation act and the conservation department also came in for.

attack by Davey during his talk at the Senior High school. Yesterday was the "tree surgeon 's" birthday and Mrs. Nettie Woodruff, Elyria, brought him a cake. Davey confessed lo being 60 years old. Mrs.

Woodruff confided to a small gathering following the meeting, however, that "a Republican had baked the cuke but she hoped Mr. Davey would eat it anylfow." The cake was presented as the meeting got underway. Asks Beer Tax Reduced In. attacking present methods of state liquor control Davey proposed "a reduction in the tax on beer to discourage the use of strong liquor and increase the consumption of lighter beverages and with speedy correction of faults in the administration of liquor control." "A large part of the cost of beer Is the excessive tax, both Federal and state," Davey said. "This combined tax is more than twice as (Continued on Page 12, Col.

2) AGREEMENT SIGNED BY BOTH SIDES No Comment Made But Expect Work To Resume Shortly An agreement ending the Barr Rubber Products Go. strike was reached yesterday; afternoon. Those signing it were the Barr Rubber Products representatives of employes who are members of United Rubber Workers' Federal Labor Union No. 19075 and the Cleveland Regional Labor Board as mediator. The agreement stated that it is "for the purpose of clarifying the decision of the National Labor Board and to and bring about a satisfactory sqttlement of the existing strike." One of the eight articles of the agreement stated "that the company shall retain in accordance with the list furnished the Cleveland Regional Labor Board, ninety-fife Individu-; als to be placed as nearly as possible in their former positions prior to the strike" and another "that personi next returned to work shall be drawn from a preferential list esV tablished and delivered to the committee, showing their former positions with the company, to which positions those employes former shall be returned in the order of Xo Comment Offered Representatives of neither side would offer comment.

It is understood, however, that full production will be resumed as soon as possible. About 140 employes were affected by the strike which began April, 9 and developed Into one of the most stubbornly contested labor battlr-a in Sandusky's history. It was the second strike at the plant this year, the second growing directly of the first. The first "was settled on an agreement reached with the Cleveland Regional Labor BoardTand the second developed when Union members charged the agreement with the board was not being carried out. The strike was marked by minor violence from time to time, stone throwing being especially marked at times.

Arrests were also chiefly for assault and battery and- damage to cars. In two Instances strikers were taken into common, pleas court, 14 of them at one time. Board Gives Decision After attempts to settle the trouble by mediation had failed, it was carried to the National Labor Board which handed down a decision strikers regarded as inimical to them. They rejected the NLB The Cleveland Regional Board then stepped In again through Ralph (Continued on Page 12, Col. 3) Newspapermen Again In Jail DANVILLE, Ky, July 25 (IP) Jack Durham and Wesley Carty, young newspaper men who have refused on three occasions to tell the Danville police court about their advance information on a hanging in effigy, wont back to jail late today to serve another six hours.

Judge J. Harlan ordered them to appear in court again tomorrow morning. At the conclusion of today's hearing, after Durham and Carty repeated their refusal to disclose their information on the ground that it was given them in confidence, Judge Harlan said: "Well, hoys, if this is going to be an endurance contest, I can stand It. You understand that this is a challenge to the court." Yesterday Durham and Carty served a jail sentence of three hours. -Monday they were fined $10.

ANXIETY NOTED QVERJUSTRIA Telephone Wires Busy Between European PARIS, July 15 The utmost anxiety prevail in official French, quarters tonight over the bility of Austria's loss of independence and the possibility of the Naals gaining the upper hand. It was unofficially said that telephone, wires between' Paris, Rome and London were busy with consultations, 55, 1 France and the Little Entente view Austrian independence as vital to the of Europe. With Italy and Britain, Franco publicly servant notice last February that she intends to do everything possible -to keep Austria from falling into Nazi hands. Rome, July 25 While government spokesmen professed to 'be alarmed by the putsch In Austria, the fate of the Dollfuss reg-ime was described here as a matter of great concern. There was a strong opinion that Italy would press firmly for military intervention before permitting Austria to become Nazi.

The view was generally held in semi-official circles that Chancellor Hitler of Gtrmany had not lived up to his promises to Premier Mus-; solini to respect Austrian independence. Roosevelt Lands, Sees Hawaiian Volcano By -HANCIS M. STEPHENSON' HIL.O. HRwaii July 25 (JP) President Roosevelt, having made history as the first American President to set foot on Hawaiian soil, paid a visit today to this island's tame but nevertheless awe-inspiring Kilauea volrann. But even Hie President was impressed, Pele, Hawaiian dens of the volcano, was not.

The fire goddess put on no special show for her distinguished guest, the gigantic fircplt of Halemaumau being merely the laiy, steamjj-surphurous hole in the groumv it has been for some months. President Roosevelt landed at 9:10 a. m. (2:40 p. e.

s. waved a welcome to the huge crowd and entered an automobile for the 31-mile drive to the volcano- The President's program allowed him several hours in the Kila11en region before the returning, to Hilo, where a punule WHS planned prior to his re- boarding the Houston for the overnight voyage to Honolulu. The interview at the automobile was jusr long enough to permit the taking of pictures of the President, "What news?" asked newsi'A- per men. "You know as much as I do," Mr. Roosevelt parried, still smiling.

"How about the fish you caught?" it already had been disclosed that President's link on -sierday's fishing trip off the Kona coast had been nil, although nearby boats made catches. But the executive was equal to the question, "They spoiled before I caught them," he explained in a confidential tone. Three Escape Lima Hospital LIMA. July 25 Three men, hy a simple ruse, tnade their escape from the Lima State Hospital lor criminal insane today, Dr. Roy B.

Bushong. superintendent of the hospital, after an investigation, announced none of the hospital attenoants appeared to have been neglectful. was a simple case of overpowering: one fact, two encountering a second in tile corridor. Kiu-lt a coincidence, probably would never occur again," he said. Although first reports" indicates the trio had cowed one of the guards with a gun fashioned of wood, Dr Bushong discounted the theory the men pulled a "John BERLIN, July 25 Nazi Get? many received conflicting reports ot today's developments in Austria with mixed emotions, ranging from "I told you io" to denials that there 1 any connection between German and Austrian Nazis in the event J.

EIGHT CALLED TO TRY OUT WHISKY AKRON, July 35 men in municipal court tasted anil smelled whiskey offered in evidence, and on the basis of their opinion of the liquor. Judge C. D. Emmom. today ruled In favor of the Deluea Distributing Co.

of Akron in lU suit for $931 allegedly due on a liquor shipment. The judge hi Id that by the Riown-Forman Distilling Cfo of l.onlhvllle. was "far Inferiof to other whisky of the same ctut and quality and unpalatable an4- being so was unfit for purposes tor which It was The juJge called the eigkt BKn lo taste and smelt wMaRy to submit to A.

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