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Hamilton Daily News Journal (Newspaper) - March 10, 1938, Hamilton, Ohio This Newspaper Faithfully Prints the account of all public It also prints important news about things you buy for yourself and your Thinking about new cover for the automo or perhaps a new oil burner Read the advertisements Then You Will Be Able To Buy Wisely eotttt HAM I LTD N catt Jot JOURNAL HAMILTON IN 68 MARCH 1938 Entered Scemd Matter pBTflK nrWTB PRICE THREE CENTS leaders the News family of possible readeri 22 PAGES WEATHER HAMILTON AND VICINITY FAIR TONIGHT AND WARMER TREASURY SEEKS NEW REVENUE SOURCE NAZIS HOWL OPPOSITION TO AUSTRIAS LIBERTY PLEBISCITE STREET FIGHTS MARK TENSION IN CAPITAL Partisans Parade Downtown Sections Of Vienna ARMY GARRISON f LOOK TO ROOSEVELT CONFERENCE TO CLEAR UP WRANGLE Premier Chautemps Tenders Resignation Fails In Effort To Obtain Decree Power Held In Readiness Prepared To Combat Emergency As Vote Date Draws Near Asuorlntod March Mounting tension resulted today in street fights in which 11 men were injured and 23 arrested or detained as nasis and the father land front campaigned for the Sun plebiscite on Chancellor Schuschniggs policy of independ ence for Hundreds paraded the downtown their cries ol hail Schus chnigg or heil Hitler rising high above the usual roar of traf The entire police force was called out on an emergency basis that will continue through The two main army garrisons at Vienna were held in readiness with motors of troop lorries constantly The issue was whether the influ ence of Schuschnigg or of Chan cellor Hitler of Germany should predominate in Nazis Angered The nazis were angered because they had no advance notice of the plebiscite to be held and because citizens under 24 may not Austrian youths appear to be the element most interested in Vienna was blanketed by nazi handbills before and there was much lusty shouting and march Disorders were minor but there were fears of grave Nazis conferred through the night and into the and with them was the naziiuclined minister of the Arthur There no authentic information on reports he would re sign in anger over the plebiscite Schuschnigg dramatically an nounced the national vote to test his strength in his fight for Austrian independence in a speech to a labor audience at Innsbruck I desire and must he whether the Austrian people want this free German uni partyless His appeal stemmed from the weeks of unrest since he met the German Fuehrer Hitler in Germany last The results of that meeting were appointment of five ministers fa vorable to release of po litical prisoners in and easing of restrictions on the out lawed nazi Schuschnigg made clear in a sub speech to the Austrian I that the Hitler meeting would result in no further conces and that there was no thought of with Plebiscite Branded Impudent At tempt At Coup DEtat March ally important nazi leaders today characterized Chancellor Kurt Schuschniggs call for an Austrian plebiscite as an impudent at tempt tt an antinazi coup A source close to the government said the Austrian vote would be a plebiscite without ballots where everybody could cast as many votes as they have identification papers or friends in the fatherland WHITE URGES REPEAL OF PROFITS TAX March Representative White ROhiol said today that the through the undistributed profits is penalizing thousands of small companies against debt re tirement to the extent that they cant afford the money they owe and should pay to preserve their and therefore is breed ing unemployment and promoting insecurity and unsound He urged re peal of the CAMILLE CHAUTEMPS BULLETIN Press Leon socialist expre today accepted President Albert LeBruns mandate to at tempt formation of a new cabi replacing the resigned gov ernment of Camille Irenu March Premier Camille Chautemps re signed today because he could not win from parliament the power to reorganize French finances and cut government finances by The premier wanted the decree he told a silent because persistent rumors of cabinet changes had taken all the liberty and power from his Emphasizing that the crisis which brought his fall was essentially rather than Chautemps that If we received the full powers this government would be able to carry on perfectly The premier assured the deputies the treasury was in a safe although there is a prospective budget deficit of around 000 due to vast armaments expend Weakness of the he was only Opposition of who had given him support in was the immediate cause of his res The retiring premier and his min isters left the chamber abruptly at the close of his brief speech to hand their formal resignations to President The chamber Edouard suspended the session be fore Albert president of the socialist could answer Chau Name Robinson Roosevelt Recommends Plan To Develop Water Resources Norris Agrees To Serious Consideration Given Plan To Replace Board By Single Director BULLETIN Aftttovtitteil March Secretary Ickes made public a letter today in which he charged Wendell president o f Commonwealth and with asking the Public Works Administration to conspire with him to hold up a nicipal power project in the Tennessee Battles Young Ryan Close Five More Ohio Camps 1reHN March Robert Civilian Conservation Corps ordered today a 291 eamp reduction by July to make the program fit 19381939 budget ary The Fechtner would leave 1210 10 of which would bo closed before Oc tober The order also involves dismissal of approximately camp officers and civilian The operating program for the final quarter of the current fiscal ending1 June provided for the maintenance of an enrolled strength ol young men and warveterans and approximately 000 Indians in designated by the nearest which will be shut down permanently included in Ohio Nel Elvria and LEGALLY WITHHOLD SALES TAX REVENUE March The state auditor may legally with hold sales tax from counties owing the state in accordance with a law passed by the legislature last The state supreme court upheld late yesterday constitutionality of the Davis act and denied in a test suit brought by Montgomery county a writ of mandamus to compel the state auditor to pay the countys full share of in sales tax without deducting its in debtedness to he SECRETARY TO ELAINE PERISHES IN MAINE FIRE Mary who served nearly a half century ago as secre tary to James and Neal noted prohobition died early today in a fire which destroyed her home where she lived She never mar The apparently starting around a was discovered by too late to save the house or rescue the aged I PrOM March President Roosevelt presented to congress today a national re sources committee report which he described as a comprehensive na tional plan for the conservation and development of our water re I recommend careful study of documents by the he because they present a frame of reference for legislative programs affecting water conserva and because they illustrate an approach to the systematic hus bandry of our natural resources on a regional The President told the congress the report was in accordance with his message of August when he vetoed a senate resolution authorizing the drafting by army engineers of a broad flood control In that veto he said the local and regional basis of plan ningwas Roosevelt said the proposals recommended by the resources com mittee were based upon findings of 45 joint statefederal basin com mittees composed of more than five hundred local state and federal of The proposals in the he provide a guide for author izations of surveys and construc tion of flood rural water wild life beach erosion con hydroelectric and other water Because it was necessary to confine the program to projects that are primarily for water control and many related landuse proj ects are not He said preferred watei projects had met the test of con formity to a general regional pro gram and although they were cov ered in a sixyear theji completion would have to be deter mined by the condition of the bud The six year program suggested in the he should be read in the light of budgetary re Congress Calendar TODAY Leaders hope for final vote on tax revision Government ale continues committee continues hearings on longandshorthaul repeal committee begins hearings on bill to create new air YESTERDAY House revolt struck closelyheld corporation lejy from tax Senate debalod government reor ganisation and the proposed in vestigation of mid of be uljusted each year to correspond with budget recommendations and with action by the Asserting water plans should be revised the President added Changing public first in then in and then in flood water power or has produced a collec tion of unrelated water Japanese Sever LifeLine Railway AuMoninted March Jap anese spearhead force that fought its way across the Yellow river at 25 miles west of Cheng succeeded today in interrupt ing transportation on the Lunghai Chinese sources admitted the Japanese had succeeded in cutting the eastwest life line of central China and objective of a Japanese pincher movement since the fall of Nanking last Chinese bitter fighting still was going with the troops of Generalissimo Chiang KaiShek attempting to wipe out the Japanese advance Japanese succeeded in establish ing a base on the south side of the Yellow river under an artillery screen and despite floods loosed by cut MluTlnl To The Little March Widow of the late democratic leader of the Joseph Robinson has been appointed postmistress of Little by President The posi tion pays a Unions Disapprove BULLETINS FIVE BOYS CONFESS TO PETTY THIEVERY Five ranging in age from 10 to 12 were arrested late Wednesday afternoon by Patrol man William Blair for a series of petty thefts in High street The who were turned over to juvenile were taken into custody at Second and High They had 24 pack ages of chewing gum which they admitted stealing from a 5 and 10 cent BURGLARY AT HIGH STORE NETS 35 CENTS Only 35 cents was obtained in a burglary Wednesday night of the Dixie Dry Cleaning company quar 642 High Gene 942 Campbell the reported to police Thursday morn The place was he told Patrolman Lev Justice and Arthur Entrance to the priintes was gained by forcing the DENIES CONTRIBUTIONS March regional manager of Gen eral Motors Truck denied today that his firm had made any contributions to the 1934 campaign fund of Governor Martin L APPEALS TO JUDICIARY March Francis old age pen sion appealed to the su preme court today in an effort to escape a 30day jail sentence im posed for contempt of a special house of representatives committee investigating his plan to pay elderly persons a month pen SLAYER SANE SAYS HEAD OF HOSPITAL March Arthur Massillon state hos pital appeared to day at the first degree murder trial of Edward age to testify as a state witnes that in his opinion the defendant is Accused of the assaultslaying of Louise at nearby Grafton lest October Hensley entered of innocent by reason of Reuben Cleveland testified yesterday the girls itody showed she had been criminally assaulted and AHNOclnteil PrcMM March Cleve land Industrial composed of ex pressed today strong disap proval of Judge Alva Corlctte refusal to release on bail pending appeal Don Campbell and John labor leaders convicted of Campbell and identified with of were sent enced to from one to five years in the state penitentiary after a com mon pleas jury convicted them Tuesday of obtaining from a restaurant executive Under threat of construction work They were denied bail and lodged in prison less than 10 hours after the jury returned its Their conduct during the trial was such as to forfeit any conskl cration as to bail pending said Judge mentally to the prison LEVINE MYSTERY IN THIRD WEEK New March disappearance of 12year old Peter Levine entered on its third week today with police con tinuing their hands Murray Now York law yer and father of the re mained at home in the hope that kidnapers would seek him out to collect the ransom he has announced he would AL CAPONE RETURNS TO PRISON ROUTINE San March The Snn Francisco Examiner said today Al onetime Chicago gang chief who a month ago was placed in Alcatran prison hospital because he was has been returned The paper said Capone was told he would be expected to resume which included work in the prison Egg Pods Point To Grasshopper Hordes March usually heavy deposits of egg from which will spring liordes of hungry raised fears among midwestern farmers today that crop destruc tion by the pest this year was potentially greater than in Department of agriculture of ficials estimated hoppers de storyed crops worth 66 million dollars in 24 states last The prevalence of heavy egg deposits this many as eggs were found in a square foot of soil in attributed by entomologists to favorable weather late last sum mer and Aimorlntcd Pram March Senator Norris agreed today to support a congres sional inquiry into the Tennessee Valley providing none of of its opponents is appointed to the investigating known as the father of the heretofore has de manded that the Federal Trade commission conduct any hearing on the policies which have created dis putes among the agencys three di This investigation ought to be made by persons who want to sec the but want to be sure there are no irregularities in he Senators Bridges King had revested fee An investigation by friends of the would be wbrse than declared I think the inquiry should be made by a committee representative of all Conference Tomorrow Norris said he hoped the air would be cleared by President Roosevelts conference with the three quarreling directors The President has summoned Chairman Morgan planner of the Miami Conservancy district and the two majority David Lilicnthal and for a review of the charges and counter charges they have Norris said he had given serious consideration to a plan to the act by substituting a single director for the threeman This would have the effect of removing all the present mem Norris and Bridges clashed on the senate floor yesterday after the lat ter called Director Lilienthal a fuehrer and declared Chairman Morgan was being Norris denied Bridges contention that a Federal Trade commission in quiry would be a HOUSE DEFEATS CORPORATION AMENDMENT Morgenthau Asserts Recheck Shows Short TAX INCREASES Sprrliil To The March Deser tion charges of Mnymo Ryan against her millionaire Thomas Fortune soon may be brought to court following his arrest in Miami on charges of non support and a Wyoming married the tobacco heir after dude ranch ro mance in Wyoming six years She says she is tired of being a wife exoffieio after more than two years separation from f ft STATES LINED UP FOR FISHING CODE March Commercial fishermen of northern jealously guarding the most productive portion of the Lake Erie shore found two states lined up in favor of international regulations for fishing in the Conservation Commissioner Law rence Wooddell said that Ohio fish ermen were bitterly opposed to a recently advanced proposal for cre ation of an international regulatory com the United States senate commerce committee ap proved a house resolution authoriz ing states on the Great Lakes to enter into a compact for the uni form regulation of fishing in those EMPLOYES RAlsE FUNDS TO BUY ELECTRIC LINE March Employes of the Lake Shore Elec tric Railway sold recently at were pledged today to raise funds to purchase the Seventyfive persons on the Lakf Shore payroll organized last night to acquire the now facing and operate it on a co operative ADVERSE WEATHER FORCES DOWN PLANE New March American Airlines reported one of its planes en route to Atlanta had been forced down by bad weather at early The line said no one wag in jured and the plane was undam Crowd Jeers Nazi Envoy In London March JP Un friendly demonstrations today greeted Joachim von Germanys foreign both before and after a Conference in which he and Britains foreign sec retary canvassed the whole field of A crowd of 500 demonstrators tried to break strong police cor dons as von Ribbentrop left the foreign office after more than two hours with Viscount new director of British foreign Cries of get Ribbentrop and release Niemoeller awl Thael mann were shouted at the Ger man to the Martin held in a German concentration and Ernst German com munist held trial since FRUITLESS SEARCH FOR MISSING PLANE dependent ground expeditions planned today to search for the airliner which vanished with nine persons inthe mountains east of here during a storm March An unsuccessful aerial search and a growing belief that the Transcon tinental and Western Air liner might not be found until the high Sierra snowpack melts failed to discourage ground parties spurred by offer of for finding the Paul vice president in charge of said at least one plane would be kept on the search HOOVER PLANS SPEECH ON FOREIGN RELATIONS March President Herbert Hoover plans a speech on American foreign rela tions after his present European tour is He disclosed his plan after issu ing a statement in which he de clared his visits with European leaders and including Chan cellor Adolf Hitler of reinforced his belief in demo Hoover left for Warsaw this STEEL CORPORATION GOES ON 40HOUR WEEK PLAN March Continental Steel corporation plants in Indianapolis and Ko komo were affected today by re newal of the present wage and working conditions agreement with the Amalgamated Association of and Tin It calls for a 40hour week and con tinuance of the 10 per cent wage increase granted On Liquor And Gasoline Are Proposed To Offset Loss By Defeat Of Measure Amioclnted Preim Secretary Morgenthau announced today the treasury is preparing al ternate revenueraising proposals to fill the gap in the new tax bill left by defeat in the house of a special tax on cloeely held If and when Doughtou Chairman of the house ways and means commit tee calls on well have a num ber of optional ways of raising ad ditional revenue to the secretary Morgenthau declined to comnirat on yesterdays house action except to say the administration wanted any revenue losses in the bill made A recheck of the bill as re vised up to last he showed more was Administration leaders in con gress held little hope of persuadiiig the house to restore to the tax bill a deleted levy on closelyheld cor Call Another Vote They decided to call for another vote on the despite their general pessimism that it merely would reaffirm the 180 to 124 mar gin by which the tax was bluepen cilled Democratic members of the house ways and means committee decided not to recommend substitute levies to offset the estimated to revenue They declared that since the en tire house had discarded the called IB it should assume the responsibility for raising more funds or should turn the task over to the Representative Robertson D Va proposed raising the federal liquor tax from to a gal He said the increase would produce Representative Flannery DPa suggested a onecentagallon tax on fuel oil The yield was estimated at ae high as First Major Defeat Virtually all the 90 republicans and as many democrats teamed up to eliminate the IB tax and give the administration its first major defeat in the current House members declined an assertion by Chairman Dough ton of the ways and means that deletion of might lead to a presidential Representative Vinson one of the bills said the President was unequivocally and wholeheartedly in favor of remov ing what the Keutuckian called discrimination in existing law in fa vor of closelyheld and against widelyheld Opponents said it would penalize legitimate business in an attempt to prevent tax avoidance by a few in Advocates said it was essential in establishing an equit able tax The house approved tentatively these other major features of the revenue bill A to 16 per cent income tax on corporations with incomes be low They would pay no un distributed profits A 16 per cent income tax and 4 per cent surtax on profits of most corporations having incomes of more than A gains tax system which would set at 16 to per cent the maximum rates on gains on assets retained by a for more than 13 FORMER DEAN DIES March Charles dean of the University of last i
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