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Times Recorder, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1933, Zanesville, Ohio w r Always First The Times Recorder Always Fair rOL. XLIX, NO. 71 ZANESV1LLE, OHIO, SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1933 .abor Sharply )pposes Plan To Aid Jobless harge It Smacks of cism, Hitlemm and Sovietism bject to Regimentation of Workers and Proposed Ratio of Pay WASHINGTON, Mar. nt Hoosevelt's plan to enlist men In a "civilian conservation ps" apparently was scheduled to- ht for extensive revision by con- ss alter organized labor had de- inoed It as "smacking of fascism, lerlsm, and a form of sovletlsm." ot the blU was predicted chairmen of both house and sen- labor committees as they con- led Joint hearings on It today, but re was strong support among nbers of tne two committees for I intion of the measure's essential' of Flood Damage Further Abated Ohio Beer Bill Is Redrafted For Sixth Time no? reach flood stage at of Home BrCW Of LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar. Fear of heavy flood damage along the i somewhat today as the Ohio a rise cle cllned and the weather bureau at I Washington said the Mississippi would i not reach flood stage Tcnn., and Helena, Krk. At Cairo, 111., the weather bureau forecast, the crest of the Mississippi would go but slightly above flood stage by March 28. The Ohio and Mississippi meet at Cairo. Residents along the Mississippi near Its Junction with the Ohio had fear- ed a severe flood when the Ohio's crest empties Into the "Father of Waters" after having caused heavy damage from Its source ell through the Ohio valley. More Than 3.2 Content Worries Solons Farm Relief Bill Meets Opposition In Upper House Is Called An Unworkable Scheme On Tax Price of Farm Products Suggest Sale of Near Beer Be Permitted Only on Licensed Premises COLUMBUS, O., Mar. Bound six was started today In the glslature's battle with the beer bill. Five times before, the senate judl- ary committee had turned out a neasure It thought wcmld meet all re- ulroments In permitting Ohioans tc et parched palates along with, the est of the nation, April 7. But today, the committee admitted he bill still was not la shape for assage and members grappled with t In the sixth and what they fer- Confesses an Attempted Extortion Plot KANSAS CITY, Mar. sun Moore. 33-year-old ex-convict land former clerk In the bureau of I'.rlntlng and engraving, In a, state- Sncnt today confessed an attempted extortion plot against Mrs. Jacob Le- ander jboose, Washington and Kan- sas City society woman. Trapped by postal inspectors who followed the directions Moore had given his Intended victim for the dc- ivery of money, the former convict pleaded guilty before a. United States commissioner to t charge ol sending an -extortion letter through tho mail. He was held In default of band for action of the grand Jury- t? C Andrew W. Mellon Again France bees Serious Blow To Peace Plan WASHINGTON, Mar. imidable efforts to change the ad- lmes' I ministration's farm relief bill, inter- imlttee Meetings Irupting the smooth, flow of Hoose- halrman Walsh of the senate com- velt through congress, came ee called a meeting for tomor- into ttle today In the senate ag- riculture committee. As an" answer to the opposition, George N. Peek of Mollne, HI., an- nouncing his appearance as in be- half of Secretary Wallace, told the committee the house-approved Roose- velt bill should be passed and breed powers given the secretary to cope with the farm problem. John A. Simpson, president of the National Farmers Union, later attack- d the administration proposal as "a arice fixing bill which would not give .he farmers half the cost ot produc- tion." "It is Simpson declar- jd. "It would guarantee the con- umer can eat the farmers' bread and cutter at less than the cost of pro- duction." The president himself, meanwhile watched Intently the progress at the bill. It -was said at the White House that there is no Intention of cm jloying any unusual number of new workers to carry out the proposals ol the administration measure, bu that existing agricultural machiners would be used. Senator Smith (D., S. present ed a substitute som senators privately intimated might b acceptable to the White House. This would sharply curtail the -centem plated grant of power to Wallace bj to begin "re-vamping" the bill, rocess which he predicted would s several days and delay senate sideration. halrman Connery called a, nieet- of the house committee for Mon- s said he would submit a substi- i proposal which he outlined at House conference Wed- lay night but for which, he failed obtain President Roosevelt's ap- Organized labor's opposition tie bill was expressed at .the Joint mittee hearing by William Green, lo'ent of the American Federation He said It provided for regimentation of labor in peace s" and would demoralize the na- 's wage levels. regiment labor in Fascist In Hitler Germany, and Soviet ia." he said, waving his arms for basis, "but It seems to me the t of America Is not In favor of regimentation of labor here. do It in a way that Is to rd- with the spirit of America- labor work, but let it work vol- rfly and freely." munlst Against It strange contrast to Green's con- on the bill constituted "a, form the committees were by a Communist leader. Herbert amln, that his organization. was (Turn to Page Nine, Please) cal Folk Are Planning to Sell Legalized Beer rBe Handled m Hotels id Restaurants in Near Future JJCflCVL fcl-JJ V eliminating a section of the admin istration bill providing for reducln acreage through agreements with pro ducers under a modified version o the domestic allotment plan. Xb.e senate agriculture commute chairman's substitute -would elimin ate also the' proposed licensing le on .distributors and: seek to modil the orocessing tax to provide onl sufficient revenue to pay-for retlrin land from production by leasing, it. Tha administration bill proposes processing tax sufficient to lift t! price to the average level for 1909 1914, and to "raise revenues for vh payment of extraordinary expend jtures Incurred by reason of the u: Lukewarm Reception i n British House of Commons Is Held Ominous France Makes no Secret of Fears of Italo-German Alliance Flood Relief Is Discussed Friday Columbus Meeting Citizens Are Promised Co- Operation of Governor White A number of citizens from towns in the Muskingum and drafting. Thus, with the legislation expected o reach the committee again next Monday afternoon, hope for early assage paled and even the optimists encoded final action might not come Before April 3. Home Breiv" Angle Meantime, a new angle was Inject- ed Into the discussions with the hought that the problem of "home drew" may ba a pertinent one for en- orcement after 3.2 beer a legalized. Since, It was argued, the brew to be approved has been said to be non- ntoxicating, what Is to prevent per- jons so disposed from continuing to! of higher: alcoholic content in kitchens and cel- rs? At the same time, it was pointed cut that "near beer" to which the thirsty have turned these many years likely will be forced out of existence with the return of a, stronger product. The proposed Ohio law would sub- iect "near to contain .ess than one-half of one per to the same Sl-a-barrel levy as the 3.2 concoction. Under the new regulations, licenses would be required to market "near beer" or any other cereal beverage with alcoholic content. adding further to the difficulty of selling the currently popular light beer" will be sold only In those establishments permit- ted to sell the 3.2. Though a mounting mass of amenci- entlv hoped would be the last re- Tuscsrawas valleys were in Columbus Friday whero they attended a com- ft-rence with Governor George White regarding the devising of flood pro- tection in the local watersheds. The meeting was held in the Neil House and it was the unanimous de- cision of the committee to go ahead with their flood- protection general project. Plans were discussed for promoting the work, and Governor White promised the delegates his hearty co-operation. Fred Haugh, chairman of the work project development commission, ap- pointed recently by the governor to promote President Roosevelt's relief clans, was present and pledged his co- operation in bringing the project be- fore the president. C. A. Brock, of the ray ton-Morgan Engineering com- cany, of Dayton, was also present at .he "conference. Those attending the A P Hogge, Charles L. Beathard, H. C Littick and Bryce C. Browning, of this city Harold Schramm and Ueno Hoag, of Marietta; Frank Coulson, Bufus Brown, Dr. Lewis Mark. Halpb. Biter, F. W. Cochran and Harry Phil- lips, of McConnelsville; Edward Thompson, of ccshocton: Senator W. G Nichols, and Kobert Wllkln. of New Philadelphia; T. J. Haley, of Dover; F. W. Justus, of Massillon, and C. A.. Ercck, of Dayton. PARIS, March quarters saw a serious blow to Pre- mer Mussolini's four-power peace plan today in the reception accorded by the house of commons to Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald's expla- nation of the project and In the re- fusal of the smaller powers to ad- journ the disarmament conference until after Easter. Some French quarters took the view that the Mussolini scheme had been temporarily shelved. This interpretation was based on the assertion that the house of com- mons gave a cold reception yesterday to Mr. MacDonald's explanation. Sim- ilarly, the refusal of the small pow- ers to adjourn at Geneva was looked upon as a solemn warning that they would not be dictated to by the "Big Britain, France, Ger- many and Italy. Keep It In League In government quarters it was said events had Justified Premier Edouard Baladler's acceptance of the Musso- lini peace plan coupled with Insist- ence that the scheme be kept within the framework of the League of Na- tions. The French position has been that in the league France would be able to obtain sufficient support among the smaller powers to combat any threat of an Italo-German bloc against France. The government was pleased with "Private Citizen NEW YORK, March drew W. Mellon, private citizen now. after serving his country for 12 years, camo back to America today "glad to be free" of the cores of public office. But although today was his 78th birthday, the erect former ambassa- dor to Great Britain made it clear ho has no thoughts of pursuing an inactive life. Back in Pittsburgh he has a busi- ness which, his family and close friends with assets above the mark, even at 1933 prices. Banking, one of his chief Interests throughout his business career, is one activity he will be unable to engage in. under the law, for two years, ex- cept in an advisory capacity. Gigantic Meteor Seen In Southwest; Brilliant Display Disintegrates With Thun- derous Rumble That Rat- tled Doors, Windows AMARILLO, Tex., Mar. gigantic meteor lighted the skies with awesome brilliance In five southwest- ern states before dawn today and, with a thunderous rumble that rain; Sunday clearing, cooler Trade Concessions Only Way That Downward Revision Of War Debts May Be Had Publisher and His Wife Indicted for Murder MEDFORD, Ore.. Mar. 24. tfP) A Joint indictment charging Lewellyn A. Banks, former crusading newspaper publisher here, and his wife, Edith B. Banks, with the first degree mur- der of Constable George Prescott of Medford was returned by the Jack- son county grand Jury today. Pour other indictments were re- turned by the grand Jury today. Mrs. Henrietta B. Martin, president 01 the so-called "good government which Banks organized, was Indicted for riotous conduct, as was Fitch and O. L. vanwegan. E. L. These charges grew out of an al- leged attempt by the three to horse- whip Leonard Hall, Jacksonville edi- tor, for a reference to Mrs. Martin In his paper. C. H. Brown, secretary of the "good government was indicted for alleged slander against a bank. Constable Prescott was shot to death two weeks ago when he at- tempted to serve a warrant on Banks at his home. what was termed the pacific tone of Chancellor Adolf Hitler's speech to the reichstag yesterday, but referen- ces to friendship with Italy stiffened French, fears that France would find herself facing an Italo-German bloc in any four-power grouping, with England acting as umpire. "The language Herr Hitler used was well received "here." a Direct Grant of Federal Relief If Necessary leaders insisted tne unisnea measure will still be essentially the same as j Would A V C r t the original draft. 1 t T Starvation by Long 1 erm _ government spokesman said. "The responsibilities of power and the advice of the Wll- rattled doors and windows, apparent- ly disintegrated on its earthward plunge. Persons In various localities of the north Texas plains region, the Okla- homa panhandle, southwestern Kan- sas, southern Colorado and New Mex- ico expressed the belief that the met- eor or fragments of it had fallen nearby, but no reports had been re- ceived" tonight of the finding of parts which may have struck the ground. Two nlr mall pilots of the Trans- continental and western Air Line fly- ing near Amorillo and Albuquerque, N. M., had uncomfortable' close-ups of the heavenly visitor. "I thought it was coming straight for said who was fly- ing cast-bound at feet over Adrian, Tex. "We were at the same altitude." A moment after the dazzling light flooded the sky, however, Coyle caught sight of the meteor's deep red and. bluish tinted tall and saw It was north of him. He described the meteor as "shaped like a with OI power aim VA helmstrasse (the German foreign of- fiery fragments whirling away from ile they are somewhat "up in tional economic emergency." ilr" concerning the method of jg It, many Zanesvllle establlsh- 5 are planning on having beer on us soon, as IT> is legalized la this a canvass of hotels, restaurants 3ther places revealed. Friday, i itatlva purchases of needed] ment .and .supplies have .beenj by several. Fulfilment of the] s only awaits proper legalization. i managers of Zanesrllle's hotels I Friday that If their guests id beer they would be in a posl- co serve It'the same as they do and soft drinks. se hotels are well equipped to beer to their guests and all modem coffee rooms which can iverted to the purpose with bu.. eiroense. umber of the downtown restau- are also preparing to handle >aming after the leglsla- has taken final actisn. It was Friday. They expect to serve tables to their customers at imes or any other time through- ie day or night. None had an, te plans formed Friday.- officials may take some action .horlze the distribution and sale T In Zanesvllle, It was Intimat- jund the municipal building This will be done as soon 5 legislation legalizing Its sale nanufauture Is settled. This B brought up before city coun- Its reeular meeting Monday fiber cities throughout Ohio. Is are preparing to modify old nces prohibiting the sale of al- beverages and to pass new rca conforming with state leg- ras authoritatively stated this that Cleveland capitalists were city Tuesday conferring with ncr resident of Cambridge for irposc of reopening the old liJgc brewery. Another confcr- be held In near lutrre. said last nlgS. ments is accumulating, legislative! leaders insisted, the finished measure j the original draft. License Commission i Briefly, the bill provides for a state commission of seven members to be appointed by the governor at a year and expenses. Senate confirm- ation -of tae appointees, only four of whom might be from a single politi- cal party. Is provided'forl The group would be vested with power to rule the manufacture and sale of beer In Ohio with an 'iron hand.- Under the commission, the 3.2 per cent 'beer would be" sold in draught form at restaurants, hotels, clubs Bond Issue WASHINGTON. Max. '34. fice) to use restraint were apparent. French Army Shield Prime Minister MacDonald, in his explanation of the Mussolini project to" the house of commons, said "the small European nations need have no fear of the scheme. "The conversations at he said, "amounted to this, that now, while It is perfectly plain to every- body that national life is being re- vitalized in Europe, the four western powers should meet before they might be driven apart, and try to remove by negotiation the dangers which "I noticed that an extremely bright, School Bus, Auto And Truck Tangle Two Pupils Injured. When Bus Overturned MEDINA, O-, Mar. school 0-us, a truck and a passenger auto- mobile figured In an accident on the Medina-Akron highway today in WHICH two children were Injured and more than a score ol others remark- ably escaped serious harm. tangle occurred -when the truck end the automobile drivers attempt- ed to pass the bus, which was park- ed on the roadside waiting for school ccssengers two miles east of Medina. Late today Justice W. P. Alnes- wcrth. fined D. W. Reynolds of Ak- ron driver of the and costs for passing a school bus and con- tinued a similar charge agalns. Thomas Buebl of Toledo, driver the passenger car. pending the ar- rival of counsel. All the vehicles were headed In the sam- direction -when the crash oc- curr'-d The truck and automobile drivers applied the brakes too late. The truck smashed bus In the rear, and relied It over in a ditch. children were badly shaken up and some of them bruised. Ida Brt'tt, and her brother. Thomas. 15 and 17 years respectively, -were knocked unconscious by the Impact and were to community hospital. The other children, tween 30 and 4O of were able to so on their way after the first aid treatment by physicians. and parks. No reference Is made in j the tentative draft to sales to minors end It might be sold on Sundays and election days. WASHINGTON, Mar. oy uuc President Roosevelt is prepared to WOuld have to be met eventually any- authcrtze direct federal grants to how." states and municipalities if neces- scry to prevent human starvation. Determined also to balance the lop- sided government budget, he Is going to ask relief funds for the crisis through a bond issues to be paid OTer a period of years. president believes that if fed- reaulred to meet hu- -well be given as a relief Pacing a charge of destruction of property during the recent Cleveland !dry cleaning war. Harry Weiss sur- j rendered to police today. He recently was given a suspended sentence In the bombing of a Perrysburg, p., dry cleaning plant. Anti-Jewish Atrocities in Germany Denied BERLIN. March state- ment that certain foreign newspap- ers are printing "irresponsible distor- tions" concerning the treatment of Jews In Germany was issued today by the Central Union of German citi- zens of the Jewish faith. Reports of anti-Jewish atrocities are the statement "pure said. The central union is an Incorpor- ated society with, headquarters in Berlin and It comprises 21 affiliated organizations in the different Ger- man states and 14200 local centers. The alms of the unioa are given as to combat anti-Semitism and to pro- mote the inner peace of the German people. Noted Song Writer Is Taken by Death rm.ii icJicj. iw f o----- direct erent rather than a loan, feel- 1 lino- it "would be Impossible for the CHARGE PROPERTY DESTRUCTION i states or cities to repay such, loans. CLEVELAND. O., Mar. 5J a nat reversal of the Hco- ver policy. The direct relief proposal will go forward to congress shortly. It is understood there are sufficient funds available In the Reconstruc- ;ion Finance Corporation to meet lef needs until May. As for balancing the budget, the busy Mr. Roosevelt is giving careful attention to that problem now and is confident of making normal, reg- ular expenditures of the government come within the total of receipts. He not only wants to pay for regular "ovemmcnt costs but to have some additional for retirement of the pub- lic debt. He does not regard emergency ap- propriations to meet starvation needs in the economic crisis as within the scope of normal, regular government expenditures and therefore believes it justified to spread these costs over into more prosperous times. The Mussolini plan, -which was pre- sented to y. MacDonald when he visited the Italian premier in Rome last -week-end, was vigorously attack- ed by Winston Churchill, former Con- servative chancellor of the exchequer. "If Europe enjoys Mr. Churchill said, "It Is under the shield of the French army. Ee careful not to break that shield." fiery thread extended backward from the main mass before it spread out Into the gaseous brilliantly shaded tail, which may have been between 50 and 100 miles he said. "It was impossible to tell -whether the meteor gradually disintegrated or struck the ground." Frank Williams was flying 50 miles west of Albuquerque when the whole sky was suddenly illuminated "as If some one had turned on a great blue electric as he described it. He said an "enormous mass of blue light" without a tail, approached from a high altitude for eight or ten seconds from a distance estimated at 300 miles, and then separated Into two a very brilliant blue and the other yellow and flame col- ored. The" clouds then seemed to Max Frazier Is The New Mayor Of Frazeysburg Council President Takes Place of Late -Mayor Finley M. Fleming Mar Frazler, -who has been presi- dent of the Frazeysburg village "coun- cil for the past eight years, is now acting mayor of Frazeysburg, suc- ceeding to that post on the death Thursday morning of Mayor Finley M. Fleming. Mr. Frazier is well versed in the affairs of Frazeysburg and Is -ex- pected to give the same successful administration as the village has en- Joyed under the deceased execu- tive. He is a, farmer, conducting his farm near Frazeysburg, while he mokes his home within the village limits. At the next meeting of the coun- cil to be held Thursday, April 8, Mr. Frazler will be sworn in. A successor x> Mr. Frazler as a member of the aoard will also be appointed. At the same time a president of the council will be named by the new mayor. These appointments are expected to British Ambassador No Chance of Something For Nothing Full Payment of All Debts Installments Due June Expected WASHINGTON, Mar. aln's plea for downward revision of the war debts was carried to the Roosevelt administration today to be met" with renewed indications that, the United States will Insist that any reduction bo balanced by definite ac- complishments for the restoration of world trade. For the first time since President Roosevelt took office, the subject -wM broached by Sir Ronald Lindsay, the British ambassador, in a long Inter- view with Secretary Hull at the state department. Hull called in Assistant Secretary Raymond Moley, regarded as one of President Roosevelt's closest advisers both before and since his election, and there began the careful dlplo- matlc fencing which the will result in greatly' scaling down the four and a half billion dollars which they owe to the United States.1 For Economic Kecovery A state department announcement afterward made clear that the United. States on the other hand desires1-. above all things in the International field the complete success of the- world economic conference to be held In London this summer. The admin- istration was represented as believing: that upon it depend the hopes of .all nations for ending the depression: The American government will em- phasize at the conference the. portance of agreements for the. re-' duction of tariffs and the removat.of trade barriers. It will place little.: emphasis on the war debts.. While the administration regards trade and debts as subject to separate-v treatment In 'theory, it Is believed'..; by well' posted observers, that the attitude of the TJnited reducing the debt of any one nation." will be determined to a great extent by that nation's contribution to re-: vlval of trade. The theory behind this it that by sweeping away the tangle' of trada (Turn to Page Bank President Kills Examiner Fires When Official Reports Shortage In Accounts merge and remained in view for about Okla., Mar. C. Brock, president of the Citizens; State Bonk of Headrick, tonight was said fcy officers to have admitted fataHv shooting a state, bank exam- iner today Just after the latter had ordered the closing of the institu- tion. The banker, held in the Jackson county Jail at Altus. was quoted as saying "I thought I had to." In com- menting on the killing of W. E. Ern- est, the examiner. Ernest was shot In the head as he turned from a telephone after advls- an hour. Many oersons were awakened by the brilliance and the rumble which caused dwellings to vibrate. The display was visible at Albu- querque for nearly 30 minutes In. the form of a huge cloud of fiery gas and at Colorado Springs, Colo., the illum- ination, lasted for an hour and p. half after the ball of fire passed from vleHr- Eouthward. The rattling of doors and -windows at Liberal. Kas., caused residents there to believe the meteor had struck the earth ha that vicinity. At Guymon, Okla.. It -was thought it may lave fallen somewhere northeast of meet -with the full approval of the council members. A vacancy was recently caused In council by the death of Fred Mc- Glade. At that time .Paul Benson was appointed by former Mayor Fleming. The council members In a short In- formal session Thursday night ex- pressed regret at the death of Mayor Fleming.and extended their sympa- thy to the bereaved family. Mayor Fleming died suddenly from a heart attack shortly before noon Thursday. He was at the Frazier home at the time assisting Mr. Fra- zler in making out his personal tax .return. He was writing the name of Mr. Frazler and had written Fra" when he was seen to fall for- ward. He was dead before aid could bo given him. meteor faded 'from his view it appear- ed to be in the vicinity of Tucumcarl, N. M. RJDLEV PARK. Pa_ March ana Mon-son Stults. 71. song composer and author of "The Sweet-' cst Story Ever Told." died in a hos- tures -within the range of Its Income, the president faces a billion dollar stumbling bioclc. A heavy -whack at existing costs of government Is to be the first move In eliminating this tremendous deficit. Reorganization of the departments on a wholesale scale Is counted upon to save about S10Q.OOO.OQO. Reduc- tion of salaries Is looked to for an- other S120.000.000. A trimming down In veterans allowances Is expected to vleld a minimum saving ol 000.000 and possibly as much as __ have found Brock short." The only details of the affair en- tirely clear were those given by Bar- nett concerning his conversation by telephone with the examiner. Miss Virginia JSoane. stenographer for the banking department, who accompan- ied the examiner to Headrick from Altus this morning, iad Just step- IpStal today. He had been 111 several Yanked Tooth With Pliers, i He was a native of Hlghts- Consider Flood Control Relief Work Ot IniCCUOn Some of his other songs -were rn 101 Ranch To Zack Miller KIRK. Okla-. Mar. 101 ranch was resumed of the last o' brothers. Zack MH1- I two srusiT-es. b? court cnJtr BIG PINET, Wyo.. Mar. Experiencing an aching tooth, Joseph A. Hansen. Hoback Basin rancher, forestalled a tedlus sKl trip Inc. pair of pliers. CUIHC Ul -..-I. Me Some Quaint Old Ballad." COLOTSBUS. O.. "I live You SO." "Jesus, SU11 Ohio, through Its "O lamb of God. Still Keep I vclopmcnt commlttte On. and His Mar. project or th- A Duich survives. let 'i 5 sirswovtd contractsj Q MIllT and ranch lor ol the, -acrr domain under ji trustee- ndins: s jwo-year TWlwrSJlp.! Jan- i 3935. Txm Issued T to a hospital here by dog Lest night he died. Physicians saJd a virulent Infection caused by SJw extraction CTdcfl his life. American Is Robbed in Hotel ricans of Fiction Found YORK, Mar. WV- SrttMi Sxwiwl r that bssis of their weeks' led are" "a frir the snapshot ms of Bf't? Aslrwlth. Ifs seen only thwc to drtnl: ftt met sn Ajncrtcan ish WOTX- I See by the Classified That gaPoJinc ol and 5 h. p. are lor trade for garden Srscitrr or horso, Thnt Main street used car dcaJcr has wed Uws tor ica.p, 32ifi tn-rX llJicS. That you can ?ct boats built order locally. Screr Is the pet ready 1W Hwt w That >ai 3nr.tr coll matUcs a -walnut finish Slngwje-w- taS at -r.tlacr blfZ relief commission, mcrwj toward roblrm ol Hood control Wday. she records and reports of f-ral and state engineers for last ts-o decades at band. I Bowe. chairman cf the 50 hear from mayors of IXJNDOX. March Smcry of Cincinnati to po- principal city la Ohio rf. at Oklahoma City that ieves, Pilot Coyle said that when the ped-out of the banker's office -when the shooting occurred. "Mr. Ernest had been sitting at a Miss Doane said. "He and Mr. Brock had been talking: I tell what they said until 1 have to. They -were still talking when I left the bank on an errand for Mr. Brock." She said when she returned to the Japanese Diplomat Is Asking No NEW YORK, Mar. Matsuoka. who headed the Japanese delegation which walked out of the League of Nations special session on Manchukuo, arrived here today on his way home and disclaimed any inten- tion of appealing to the United States, because, he said, Japan "Is not a vassal state to America or any other nation." A chunky little man with a thick moustache and vellow horn-rimmed spectacles, Matsuoka puffed continu- ally on a pipe as he expressed the opinion Japan was misunderstood In this country. He .said, however, h" Governor Will Not Dismiss Merrill Secretary of State Myers Calls It "Whitewash" COLUMBUS. O., March Another broadside was fired In the verbal battle between. Governor George White and Secretary of State George S. Myers today over High- way "Director O. W. Merrell with the result that the chief executive refused to dismiss Merrell and Myers cried "whitewash." Governor White refused to remove Merrell after an Investigation by Fl- Banker Mitchell 1 Denies Charge Of Tax Dodging i Counsel Informed Be Tried Any Other Like; Action f NEW TORK, Mar. K Mitchell, former chairman, of the board of the National City bank, wasj indicted by a federal grand jury today on a charge of evading Income taxei of S573.312.81 for the year 1929. J Within two hours, the -wealthy Sbanker was arraigned before Federal udge Henry W. Goddard and en- cred a plea of not guilty. When April 3, -was fixed as the timtv; imit for making motions and day on -which the- date lor will be fixed U. S. Attorney Z. Medalle announced there ipould no delay in pressing the case to Its conclusion. At the same time Judge Goddard' told Max D. sel that "this case will be ust as other cases are treated." The remark -was made -when Steuer pleaded for more time in -which prepare the banker's defense. Neither Mitchell whose ball of 000 was continued nor Steuer -would discuss any phase of the case as they; .eft the court room. Steuer had said nance Director Howard L. Bevls re- sulted In n report that Myers' charges that Merrell and W. D. Van Hess, highway department auditor, were "derelict In their were based on "false conclusions." In a letter to the secretary, the governor declared "my Iftltb In Mr. Merrcll and his assistant remains un- shaken. I must therefore respectfully decline to accede In your demand for their dismissal." Myers then Issued a. statement In which, he said he had been advised of the "expected whitewash made by Bevls." The row between the secretary of state and the highway director had ,eit, WItJ It he was "entirely unfamiliar -with tile- facts." Mitchell, -wearing a gray suit and" top coat, spoke only two guilty." He uttered them in a. Icnf clear voice, while he looked straight at the judge. The Indictment charged that Mit- chell received a net Income of 823.4C6JJ5 in 1929. although In his in- come- tax reports for that year he set forth that he had a net loss Ot S48.000. In the tax return the bank- er acknowledged a gross Income or more than S2.70O.OOO but charged off the between the price he paid for 18.300 shares of National Cltv bank stock and the price at which he had sold the stock to his was on no "mission In that conaec- tlon. Its Inception about two months ago! when the governor proposed the' the motor vehicle bureau Ho also expressed the view, in an- swer to a question, that Japanese- American relations might bs Improv- ed bv the -withdrawal of the Cnlted from control of the secretary to the highway director. Myers charged It was political dead. The younc -aronaan than ran out of the bask screaming. Ernest, who had been a bank ex- aminer for 18 years, leaves his iridow and two children. Brock also has family. That there Is JOT MUy SWIM- rnoney on B ShcUon Pcr- roanmt waving machine and other beauty shnp equipment. That you shOTld Urc- stock to the man "'-'ho HvcrtoCJt." udgets uc not <5W- to when the weight flfd eficnOTnlss throa'rj Sisto ri_5ht Thrill? to depend upon V-t f tJ I1 lice today that he had been robbed ol Jewelry vpJucd sit about J3XW i tjja. cry principal city la wiw or ttoe Civil war. WAR VETERAN PIES NT3J5S, O., Mar. I. one of the youngest of ttoe Clrll Cincinnati, lo actual bT 41 j liU' (approximately M-4580J at West End hotel -xjjcrc he has been a staying since his recent arrival from Parts. Someone enterod his bedrox-np. ol lie four __Hood. pd scon. iJj? _ lo go ahead plan of Hood control in of state. Jlnilng It Trtth th-t crea- Em-cry said, and took, among other crUdos. jtaH necklace, a women's watch tastcwxa by chaJn So n dia- mond brooch, and a number of flood eoBind. wM- jjjwli-lons for 3m- -sitcr against dnrath jx" Thn major tra-tfld be ijr the OWo raflty and In 11s MJaaiJ. COTERNMENT ENGINEER DIES MARIETTA. O-. Mar. onel O. Oldster. S3. government engineer In cJiarge of toe marine re- pair plant for the Ohio river, died suddenly here today following a heart attack. "Til" continued presence of the fleet In the Pacific at this time." he said, "Is causing misgivings among some people." Court To Determine Libby's Share of Millions BALTIMORE. Mar. Balti- more court was asked today to deter- mine what share Ubby Holman Rey- nolds. Broadway torch singer, and her infant
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