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Syracuse Journal (Newspaper) - February 24, 1938, Syracuse, New York Syracuse Journal's Great Daily Features Include EXCLUSIVE and EXCLUSIVE International News Service Dispatches WEATHER cicely e VOL XO 46 X Y 24 c TV SCHUSCHNIGG TO VOW INDEPENDENCE n w Southern Japan Alarmed by Air Raid Scare Huge Army Air Force Planned By ROBERT HUMPHREYS Copyright by the United j States must maintain an air FRISKING LATEST VOGUE BY THE BLUE DANUBE Dozen Aircraft Reported on i second to none the House European Developments Spur Way to Mainland Japs Plan j Military affairs Action to Give U S an Defense i -a seeret Adequate Defense prehensive investigation of the i By GEORGE R BROWW Special to The Journal Feb 24 entire army air The committee by unanimous vote has authorized a sub- committee beaded by CD of to mediately for By JAMES E YOUNG Staff Correspondent Feb Southern Japan experienced a brief but terrifying air raid the scare today with reports that a fleet of Chinese bombers iras across East China Sea on an errand andj SECRET SESSIONS destruction At a m Japanese defense headquarters at F u k u o k a on Island southernmost of the j re- has Port congress adjourns June patriotic tms week President Roosevelt's All sessions be behind closed main Japanese island group issued an air raid upon receipt of that 12 Chinese planes Sad passed over China en route to Western Japan FAIL TO APPEAR Late this afternoon however an all clear signal sounded for Kyushu Island when the planes failed to appear and Japanese decided they were cot after all The all clear notice relieved the tease apprehension at Nagasaki Kyushu's principal port has JL population of Fukuoka and other populous centers on the island Still another alarm was sounded or the Japanese island of Formosa off the Chinese coast which was bombed bv Chinese aircraft day with casualties reported at more than 40 At S p m the Formosan air de- fense headquarters warned the population Chinese aircraft were The warning signal later was lifted and it was an- j the Chinese planes had Avoided For a time of- fears these planes too might be flying toward trol ships doors members said chief cf Gen Maj tying recommendations for j behind strengthening the army's air force au divisions program lor a navy capable of defending both coasts of the United States at the same time Pacifism in Washington has against this to an estent not heretofore observable It has failed to break down the leadership of the President and indications are now that not more than 100 votes can be mustered the supplementary to increase the navy by 20 per cent i when it reaches the House Alive to toe pressing which has induced the President to Gen Oscar chief of air corps and Gen H H Arnold assistant chief were scheduled to be called as the opening witnesses The committee members were represented as seeking the 1 Any data the intelligence sion has gathered on the air strength of other world powers 1 If army chieftains deem ent of sufficient import to warrant increasing the present authorization of 2.149 bring this forward this time jority the Japanese mainland FEARS GROUNDLESS Military authorities here and on Kyushu Island had estimated it take the Chinese planes about sis hours to reach the island irom Hangchow the Chinese city where they were this period passed and no planes appeared military decided there was no im- danger of an air raid preparations had teen made at Kyushu to give any Chinese attacking planes a hot re- Continued on 2 Column 3 Top Hat Strike Holds Up Nuptial PHILADELPHIA Fee Rock best declared he wear a top tails for his brother's wedding Six ushers sympathized with the prospective bridegroom ated by picketing the Rock home signs Rock it unfair to marriage No top hat no wedding Chicago Trio Hunted As Doctor's Killers planes a which the ex- to reach by 3 Advisability of Congress ing appropriations to complete the huge network of army air bases under the air base act Breeds for additional nance depots and increased 5 Whether the army should ad- just its current policy of bomber construction to permit a of the suit force 6 Advisability of the army again a fleet of giant bles as well as increasing its Speaker and Leader have given of way in ouse immediately after the tax 11 has been disposed of Mr Rayburn said today that it will be taken up week after Chairman and the House naval affairs committee will come the fullest discussion They believo the to be invulnerable to attack There is every evidence in con- gressional correspondence that the country is backing Jlr Roosevelt's program in overwhelming force In the Senate it is estimated by Chairman Walsh of the naval affairs committee that probably fewer than rotes will be cast against this essential provision for ent fleet of small semirigid air j the PLAN NEW AIR BASES The army to date has re- funds for the building of the Northwest air base near Seattle though the act calls for of bases in New land the South Atlantic area the gulf area the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountain regions Alaska Panama and two more on the Pacific Coast The oases would permanently house 132 planes each with a field capable of handling ships Members were pictured as being particularly Interested in action on bases authorized on both coasts Panama and Alaska Likewise the committee wants to know what improvements are necessary at existing army air bases Plow Causes Death By Upsetting Pole ELIZABETH Feb plow that fed Fanner Clarence Stoner also indirectly caused his death As his plow turned ths earth it cut a guide pole The pole skull The continuing gravity of the whole European situation has brought home to Congress the of an immediate ening of the force in the At- which today has been stripped of nearly all naval tion Virtually the entire fleet is in the Pacific Britain U.S Charged at Navy Quiz WASHINGTON Feb 24 Great Britain the United States when it made over- tures to European Representative D of Connecticut charged before the House naval affairs committee today I am satisfied by the action of Prime in going along with the ships that have been he As one of a group of members of Gaj Vienna is now a city of suspicion and feir As government in Berlin scenes like this are the rule in Vienna of outbreak of the nation awaits the next move in Austria's destiny by the Universal from International News photos Senate to Probe Germany Joins in Deal Trend of Prices For Europe's Peace Monopoly Practices to Be Studied I By SMITH Feb 24 of the aris was evidenced today Germany agreed to the British formula for withdrawal of volunteers from Spain j Italy previously Call Secret Session On Wage Bills Before Badly Split House Labor Unit Feb 24 Clamoring for economic to have accepted the proposal in Senate today looked agreement with Prime Minister expectantly to a threefold Neville Chamberlain's scheme of gation of business trends price appeasement fluctuations and monopolistic tices Although various proposals ing information on the economic life of the Nation lay scattered around the Senate attention was focused on three broad tions covering much the same They 1 of hearings before the Senate business and relief com- headed by Senator Byrnes CD of South Carolina Bernard 3L Baruch New Tork financier will which Anthony led to resignation of Eden as foreign Claim New Gains in Spain SALAMANCA The German acceptance TT a s i Lord Plymouth transmitted to chairman of the international non- intervention committee by Dr Ernest counsellor of the Reich embassy It regarded as a signal victory for Chamberlain in the dispute which has left parliament seething with dis- content Premier likewise has Spain Feb advances south appear Monday to discuss Factors emier tn Most Influential in teen ported to hav Believed to Be Most Influential in the Present Industrial Recession Robert W Irwin Grand SO the ruined and recaptured city of WASHINGTON Feb 24 j Chairman Mary T Norton D of i Xew Jersey today called the badly j split House labor committee into secret session for discussion of her two new compromise bills The measures framed in an effort to pave the for enactment of national legislation studied by members and Teruel on Spain's eastern were claimed today by insurgent officials in- a military communique The statement said Loyalist forcements rushed to the front in an attempt to stem the rebel V-shaped advance south of Teruel were overwhelmed with losses Victorious insurgent troops of ing against the naval expansion program Koppelmann warned that we may find ourselves using this expanded navy to port Representative D of to a telephone Wisconsin declared this whole j the committee and is expect fell fracturing 1 ridiculous program has been the j approved by the Senate e signified his the British proposal removing alien fighters from the dealer will discuss i conflict of the j Increase o Monopolistic in Certain J decades j and the of mission jurisdiction over minimum Ir- addition the London Daily it was claimed and j and maximum hours ity prices price fixing and j Telegraph in a Rome dispatch their advance threatened to cat an tions in commodity prices by the Marshal Herman j ever deeper government Senate commerce The Goering Hitler's right-hand man LJ UL j V front ready have brought forth violent opposition The committee in its first real discussion of legislation this session to move toward a showdown on the issue doubts increasing as to likelihood of such legislation before adjournment In addition two compromise drafted by Mrs Norton the committee was to discuss the posed substitute of Representative D of Georgia which would give the federal trade com- Favorable ever Anticipated in Speech On Meeting With Hitler By ALFRED I N S Stuff VIENNA Feb 24 Emphasis Trill be placed on Austria's determination to maintain her independence in Chancellor speech this evening it was re- liably forecast He will however comment ably on his meeting with Adolf Hitler at re- in placing Nazis in Austrian key posts also Is expected to announce an internal loan of nearly to finance public Polio from the provinces were brought Vienna the to help city in the event of PLAN MASS MEETINGS was by the re- port according to that Mayor has prohibited the Hitler salute and display of Swastikas and Nazi flags Vienna Broadcasting facilities designed to reach every man and woman in the nation were completed for speech Trill begin at T p m 1 p m eastern standard and is to for two hours Motion picture houses restaurants and theaters have Installed loud speakers so that their patroni may hear the entire from their scats Fatherland Tront organization will mass ings and demonstrations public buildings but display of either trian or Nazi flags has been for- bidden for tonight Police have completed elaborate to cope with any disorders HIT STEAM-ROLLER Adding to the papers appearing on Vienna streets at noon published French report attributed to the Italian newspaper that Italy would guarantee Austrian in- dependence in return for recognition of her conquest of Ethiopia by Britain and other powers The report also stated Germany would receive colonial concessions in return for cancellation of her annexation of Austria Austria schilling bonds leaped S to 10 per cent as a result of report which qualified circles were inclined to regard French propaganda Meanwhile powerful but tary official voice was raised In an attack against the Nazis and their steam-roller tactics in Austria Mayor Schmltz of Vienna cheered Continued on 2 E territory along the east coast I result of CHICAGO Feb 24 men and a woman believed by lice to be the bandit Firemen Dazed Kingston Prelate By Smoke at Blaze Dies at Age of 84 unanimously approved by j to arrive in the Italian j the committee and is expected to tal shortly to confer with H Italian Foreign Minister Count 3 Hearings beginning Ciano on British Prime on Minister Neville Chamberlain's tion licensing before a Senate lor a settlement with In Airplane Crash Opera Singers Make Vain Detroit Trip of Senator Bailey D North Carolina calling for the in- Joachim von are ex- Feb 24 members of the Salzburg Opera were en route back to York today after a one-night stand in a one-arm restaurant The com- SANTA MONICA Feb 24 pany came to Detroit yesterday for judiciary subcommittee The and Italy Goering at F- Clark 22 a scheduled performance of tion between government and lent is in Poland Southern California student opera Cosi Fan un- ness is expected to form the main Britain's ambassador to Thomas B Joy 21 aware that the performance had subject of discussion Government I the of Perth was en route to student were dead here today cancelled because of a small officials representatives of business for instructions Following abor and consumers will testify j conversations with Ciano he de- Th e investigations j parted from the Italian capital in H Duce's Fascist NEW TOKK Feb 24 Eight j KINGSTON Ont Feb Most slayers of Dr firemen were overcome bv smoke j Michael Joseph Spratt fr Max Bemhard Sammet early today as battled a i Catholic archbishop of Kingston dental surgeon and Jewish refugee j basement blaze in Central i died here He had been ill for j represent upon i ins his arm from were hunted here j hotel but their mates extinguished j eral years He was named to part oj senate in dealing j salute i fire Guests were not disturbed Kingston archdiocese in business recession and I in his talks it legislation farced Lord Perth sought as j the A t T A A t T A BOMB SHANGHAI victims of a plane crash The two j ticket sale The cast sat in the apparently lost their bearings in a fog and headed the directly into the earth all-night restaurant two hours be- fore leaving for the railroad station to return to New York More Sweepstakes Tickets Confiscated Feb 24 Another load of Irish Hospital sweepstakes tickets worth half a million dollars seized today by United States customs officials A week ago W tickets were seized two sailors arrested and the owners cf the British freighter Toronto City fined for bringing them into country Offers I Plant Scene of Attack 50 Cents on Dollar SHANGHAI Feb The g who ob- WASHINGTON Feb 24 to j Chinese 1 to statements printed the was bombed i i Three grenades exploded on the second time within a month premises of the paper which is cipal topics suggested W NeW I of Italy's conquest of YORK Feb 24 Ar- riving in this country to neir post of France to the United States Count 2 Possibility of which Italy a naval pact seek naval Ia tn post-war debt of I money compared to allied late today j owned by Hal P Mills aa American j to proceed to Washington a of 30 A Several Chinese employes said he was happy to ea the aocar but op- j shot killed the j were injured such that H appeared ana arrested an accomplice j oa the severed haad of unlikely the proposal he con- j original attack against the la Chinese subeditor was delivered at this time j publication was credited to the newspaper's office said he happy France in America because men have not forgotten that ica came over to fight ia France to i s Britain would request that Italian j troops Jn Libya randa attacks against etch tether In return for reducing her troops GEN PERSHING GAINS j His Son Arrives by Plane from How my inquired the general's son i Hi had good night it j rexting Frank re- plied Warren then was taken to the World War armies marked desert sanatorium to the side of his TUCSON Feb 24 Warren arrived here j day by plane from Palm Fla j to find his father Gen John commander of improvement in his fight j father 77 years of age and stricken against A severe illness i with rheumatism ana a heart i Warren investment broker i order met at the airport by his Dr Roland Davison reported j sin Frank Pershing who flew here day the noted condition i defend the liberty of nations i Continued 2 1 from Palm Springs J renews 100 per cent improvement In Today's Journal Classified ComiCS Dafe Carnegie 11 Damon Runyon 11 Editorial 10 Edwin C 10 by W Bridle t Health Talk Dr O O 10 Paul Mallon 32 Radio 29 Serial Story Sports 10 20 30 Franklin 3 Theaters Walter 2t Winning Contract 11 Women's
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