San Antonio Express, June 4, 1936

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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - June 4, 1936, San Antonio, Texas Mind Dr- In San Antonio Kxpresa learn tha difference between guess-work about how the mind works, and scientific findings. The dally Myrtle In San AntOHle preM found Leaflets are free. VOL. 156 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE PAGES PRICE 6 1866 CITIZENS who are interest- ed, directly or indirectly, in the -welfare of Texas' common schools doubtless will concur in the Austin schoolmen's plea that the State Board of Education raise the apportionment to per cap- ita for the scholastic year opening in September. Such an allowance, together with the S-million-doIlar "equalization" fund voted the rural districts, would assure the schools' operation on a full term another year, regardless of local tax-collections. That relative pros- perity would be in sharp contrast to the recent hard times which compelled many communities to put teachers on Government relief. AGAIN, increased State aid would be in line with the coun- try-wide trend, as lately reported by the United States Office of Education. At least 32 States (including Texas) have increased their allowances to the com- munities for school-maintenance. Though that policy resulted frorii the failure of local tax-revenues, it is likely to continue after tax- collections shall have returned to normal. Assuming that State con- trol will not follow State financ- ing, the effect will be salutary. Outside the large cities, the dis- tricts never were affluent. How- ever, if considerable of the State's money is not to be wasted, the entire school system must be re- on a coxm- ty-unit as rapidly as practicable, the one-room, one- teacher schools must be merged into modern, consolidated schools. Hoffman Sleuth Held oh Charge Of K idn aping New Indictment Names Sen- ior Parker in Frameup of Wendel Confession SON FUGITIVE Extradition to New York "Must Come Before His Governor-Friend (By Associated press) MOUNT HOLLY, N. J., June Ellis Parker Sr., widely-known chief o( Burlington County detec- tives, was arrested tonight by New York authorities, charged with kidnaping and assaulting Paul H. Wendel during Parker's investi- gation of the Lindbergh kidnaping case. A LONG with its higher per capita that shall be granted of Education therefore should re- vive the school-consolidation move- ment, which was dropped during the difficult times. Apparently the increase proposed (from per capita this year) is practicable, because of the prospective pay- ments by Centennial through one-fourth of the gaso- line, cigarette, beer, liquor and other special the school fund. The money can be provided thus without increasing the State ad valorem tax for school purposes above the present 20 cents on the valuation. Perhaps that levy might be dropped altogether, as taxpayers' leagues are demanding. jyURING the past eleven years, Camp the Hill Country near has helped San Antonio toward realizing for itself Article IX of "The Children's That article demands "for every child a community which recognizes and plans for his needs. .provides him with wholesome places for play and recreation promotion of health and a health program." Within that period several thou- sand underprivileged boys and girls have been given a wondrous summer vacation, which conferred lasting benefits upon them. Many who were suffering from under- nourishment and threatened with the white plague and other serious maladies, were started upon the road to health. They came home after that three or six weeks' con- tact with the outdoors, with cheeks ruddy, bodies rebuilt and a new outlook. FACH returned traveler had mar- velous stories to tell brothers, sisters and playmates and happy memories to last the year through. If the physical and mental benefits of that outing were great, the moral gains were incalculable. No doubt many a youngster was saved from becoming a "problem child" a juvenile court by his sojourn at Camp Laf-a-Lot. Yet the cost averaging about week) is slight compared with the expense of maintaining a chil- dren's ward in the county hospital and a training school for delin- quents. On such grounds the Camp Laf-a-Lot Association ap- peals to the community to con- tribute to this season's budget. That sum would be used to keep 300 children at the camp for the average three weeks each and also would provide for urgent- ly needed repairs, extensions and equipment. Thus far only about half the required sum has been raised. The remaining is needed now; the camp will open on June 13 and the City Health Department, has selected the first quota. 75 children who most need an outing. The others were put on the waiting-list. They can go to later camps, assuming that the budget shall be fully as it should be at once. The arrest was made three hours after the Kings County (New York) grand jury returned indict- ments against the detective. Brooklyn authorities charged Parker planned the abduction oC Wendel, former Trenton attorney, and took charge of the question- ing that led to Wendel's discredit- ed "confession" of the kidnaping ot Col. Charles A. Lindbergh's in- fant son. Three Brooklyn detectives, Fran- cis A, Madden, assistant district attorney of Brooklyn, and Detec- tive Louis Bornmann of the New Jersey State police served the war- rant on Parker as he sat on the porch of his favorite haunt, the Mount Holly Elks Club. Soil Fugitive. Parker, whose son is still a fu- gitive on similar charges, was re- i. at. t. -a j leased afterward in ?500 bail. He State .Board slg.ned his own pr0perty bond be- (By Associated Preis) TRENTON, N. J., June rnor Harold G. Hoffman today ailed "freshmaniac juvenility" the .ction oE 12 Princeton University undergraduates in sending him a nedal commemorating his alterca- Ipn with a reporter in New ecently. During an exchange of words at n art exhibit, the governor struck jou Wedeinar. The Princeton undergraduates ent the governor a two-pound, liver-plated disc, bearing the in- cription "Rainbow room cham- ionship, May 18. King Kong Hoff- nan, 208 pounds, vs. Lou Wede- Tiar, 120 pounds." A caricature of he governor appeared on the re- verse side. "I am sorry that Princeton Unl- one of the oldest and finest nstltutions of higher learning in he world, should have been used as the background for this out- jurst of shall I :ay the governor said in a statement. "So far as the advertised dis- parity of weight is concerned, it vas Mr. Wedemar's choice. The next times he wishes offer to a governor the insult of fighting vords, he should pick a governor in his weight class." the Peace John Madden had cle- fore Justice ot Throckmorton. mantled that heavy bail be set. Parker's attorney, James Mer- cer Davis Sr., hastily summoned from Camden, said he assumed Madden would take Parker's case before Governor Harold G. Hoff- man without delay. Davis indi- cated he might resist extradition, declaring Parker had acted to the best of his ability as a detective in detaining Wendel. Wendel charged he was seized in Brooklyn and held there until' he "confessed" the kidnaping. Then, he asserted, as Parker's "guest" he was held in the State colony for the feeble-minded, New Lisbon, N. J., until a few. days before Bruno Richard Hauptmann was due the second time to go to the electric chair as the slayer of the Lindbergh baby. Wendel was taken to Trenton and locked up on the charge for which Hauptmann was to die, Wendel's case was taken before the Mercer County (New Jersey) grand jury. The foreman asked the warden of the State prison to delay Hauptmann's execution un- til the grand jury investigation ended. The warden agreed. After two flays of inquiry, in which Parker was heard, the grand jury refused clearing him indict Wendel, the Lindbergh case. Hauptmann died in the chair. Wendel, meanwhile, communi- cated with Attorney General David T. Wilentz, who prosecuted Haupt mann. The Brooklyn grand jury heard his charges and Indicted Ellis Par- ker Jr. and four Brooklyn men, Murray and Harry Bleefield, Mar- tin Schlossman and Harry Weiss. The four Brooklyn men were ,ar- Harry Bleefield died while out on bail. A friend quoted Parker as saying trie arrest was "spitework to em- larrass Governor Hoffman for fail- ure to reappoint Col. "They failed to get Mrs. (Anna) the friend quoted Parkei is saying, "so they tried to get me instead." New York authorities sought Mrs. Bading, Parker's secretary, to testify before a King's County grand jury investigating Wendel's charge. They tried unsuccessfully to remove her to that State undei the new reciprocal witness law. The Governor this week submit- Column 3 Continued on Page PARSONS PROMOTED TO SUCCEED HAGOOD (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, June dent Roosevelt nominated Briga- dier General James K. Parsons commander of the Fifth Brigade a Vancouver, Wash., to be a major general, succeeding Major General Johnson Hagood, who re tired May 31. Weather Man Sez "Cloudy" San Antonio and vicinity: Partly cloudy with moderate 'south and south east winds. _ Kast Texas: Partly cloudy Thursda: and Friday. Moderate south east -winds on the coast. West Texas: Generally tair Thursda; and Friday; warmer in the Panhandli Thursday. Hourly Temperature San Antonio, Tex., June 2-3, 1936. 8 p. m.........83 8 a. m.........7 9 p. m.........81 9 a. m.........7 10 p. m.........79 10 a. 11 p. 11 a. m.........8 12 midnight....77 12 noon........8 1 a. m.........78 1 p. m....... 2 a. m.........76 2 p. m....... 3 a. m.........75 3 p. m.........9t 4 a. m.........75 4 p. m....... 5 a. 5 p. m....... S a. 7 a. m.........75 7 p. m.........8 Hoffman Irked By Spoofing of Princeton Men Medal for Rainbow Room Championship 'Given COALITION TICKET TO STIR Comes Up With Chance of Gaining Decisive Mo- mentum OTHER METHODS Fusion Cabinet or Question Of 1932 Platform Also To Fore G. 0. P. HEARSJINGLES Definite Trend Toward Lan- don Seen By Early Arrivals (By Associated Press) CLEVELAND, June 3. In the midst of a pre-convention drive .hat brought claims by prominent party leaders of a definite trend :o Gov. Alt M. Landon of Kansas 'or presidential nomination and dis- cussion of the Vice-Presidential nomination, the Republican Nation- al Committee late, today took up ts 57 wrangles over delegate seats. Some of the eastern party lead- ers arriving almost a week in ad- vance of the convention said they did not see how the early Landon sweep was to be stopped. For the Vice-Presidential spot, however, most of them said that was a be taken up later. Former Senator David A. Reed, Pennsylvania. National Committee- man, said there was "quite a bit of Landon sentiment" in his delega- tion, although he added when ask- ed his own preference, "I haven't made up my mind." Charles D. Hilles, New York commilteman, refrained from men- tioning Landon by name but ob- served the nominee must be satis- factory to the West. New York For Landon. A New York party leader, who the use of his name, as- serted: "A majority of the New York delegates are for Landon and there is a strong chance they will all be for him when the convention opens." J. Henry Roraback, Connecticut commftteeman, said Representative James W. Wadswortb New York, wouJd be the ideal tial choice a.nd "it's all over." The southern delegates will climb on the Lnndon bandwagon with a rush. The Indiana Republican conven- tion anded to the Landon move- ment today Its four delcg-ates-at- Continued on Page Column 1. SPEAKER BYRNS UNEXPECTEDLY Suffers Heart Attack and Cerebral Hemorrhage Few Hours Later ACTIVE TO LAST Death Comes During Press For Adjournment of Congress My DAVID LAWRENCE (Copyright, 1936, San Antonio Expresi) WASHINGTON, June basic idea in political war- fare, sometimes called has come to the fore again, as It has on several occasions In the last IS months, as prospects are dis- cussed of a combination of Inde- pendent, or Jeffersonian Democrats with the Republicans in a united effort to defeat the New Deal party. The fact that the New York Her- ald Tribune, a traditionally Repub- lican paper, renewed the suggestion of coalition by an editorial on Its first page, recommending that a Democrat be chosen for vice presi- dent, caused much comment among the members of Congress who are preparing to go to Cleveland for the Republican national convention next week. Two interpretations were placed upon the move. The New Dealers, of course, insisted that it showed the Republican party was changing to include all opponents of the New Deal, irrespective of previous party affiliation, and that Republicans alone were not sufficiently numer- ous to wage the campaign success- fully this year. The Republican leaders, the other hand, insisted that it was in accord with moves that have been made in various campaigns to attract voters of the opposite party. Bolting Tradltlomil Thus, in nearly every campaign, there are bolters who form a league and keep their campaign efforts separate and distinct from the regular party organizations. In this year in particular, the effort to develop a coalition move- ment has had its origin in a knowl- edge that there are many inde- pendent Democrats who differ fun- damentally on the New Deal and who belieVe that its really a devia- tion from historic Democratic doc- trine. They construe the New Deal, therefore, to be non-Democratic, and were there ways by which the name Democratic could be put on a ballot and a contest as to its use put before an impartial court, there would be plenty of argument to the effect that a party which deserted its 1932 platform so extensively had taken the initiative In the bolting. But whatever the merits of the controversy niay be from the stand- point of a. Democrat, the problem is; one of ''onorete strategy for the Republican leadership. Wil' It try to corral the Democratic vote that refuses to go along with the New Deal? The nomination of a Democrat for .the vice presidency is, of course, a conspicuous way by which the Republicans can empha- size their willingness to "orm a other con- doubt will come up during the campaign, as, for instance, the pledge to appoint a coalition cabinet. Ambitions Frustrated Among the factors working against the naming of a Demo- crat for vice president is the eager- ness of various Republican aspi- rants for that nomination to get the second place on the ticke. for themselves. This motivates many delegates who are entrusted with vice presidential booms. The decision In the final analy- sis will he made by Governor Lan- don or Senator Vandenberg, either one of whom seems likely to be nominated at Cleveland next week. Whatever the spokesman for the successful Candidate decides next week will be adhered to by the convention. There if, on the other hand, one thing that many Republicans may overlook in the interim. It is that, if the coming convention at Cleve- Continued on Page 3, Column 2. (By Asitelated fren) WASHINGTON, June seph Wellington Byrns, 66, of the House of Representatives, died at a. m. today ot a heart attack followed by a cere- bral hemorrhage. Dr. George W. Calver, capltol physician, announced the death. "Speaker Byrns suffered a heart attack at p. m. Wednesday the physician said. "At lip. m. he suffered a cere- bral hemorrhage and at a. m. he died." Death recurred in the speaker's apartment :n the Mayflower Ho- tel. The White Houte was inform- ed immediately, and the news was relayed to other officials, who were profoundly Wholly Unexpected The death was wholly unexpect- ed. Byrns, a Tennesseean who has had a long career In Congress, had been active almost up to the last in the trfc.nendoUH task of trying to clean up pending legislation and adjourn Concross by this week-end. Friends believed the strain of this task may have been at least partly responsible for hi.s sudden passing. Representative Snell New York, WHS one of the first to com- ment, "I am beyond all imagi- he said. "It Is a terrible thlnp. It Is an almost Irreparable loss." Inasmuch as "Uncle as he was known to many intimates, was known ay a master parliamenta- rian, adept at straightening out snarls and keeping House tempers Continued on Page 5, Column 2. SENATE TIED UP BY TAX DEBATE Stout Resistance Made to Seizure of Surplus; In- come Tax Hiked Strikes Become General Throttling Paris, Cabinet Of Radicals to Be Sworn Murder Done on Order Terrorist Killer Says 4-Biliion Deficit Runs Public Debt Up to 34 Billion U. S. Billion Worse Off Than Year Ago Obedience Point of Death Required of Members, Executioner of Band Testifies. fusion, but (here are siderations which no Eadoglio Returns From "Mission Of Civilization" in Ethiopia to Receive Adulation of Romans (By Associated press) ROME, June modern Ro- man conqueror returned from his "mission of civilization" in Ethi- opia today to receive the kisses of H Duce and the adulation of all Romans. Viceroy Pietro Badoglio Whose legions swept into Addis Ababa on the heels of the fleeing little Em- peror Haile Selassie, swung off a special train here to receive a hero's welcome. Premier Mussolini kissed him on both cheeks. High-ranking Fas- cist military leaders paid homage. But what moved the strapping campaigner most was the roar from 60.000 Roman threats. Before the grey" veteran strode within sight of the multitude, Mus- solini modestly lingered behind The white-bearded 70-year-oltl conqueror nf Aduwa and Makale returned six months ago on a rainy winter night In contrast to today's reception. Today he was home. ill. A special train bore Badogllo home on a vacation, after which he is to return to Ethiopia in the discharge pit his viceregal duties. As Badoglio rode away through the throng echoing his name and praises, ihe new .viceregal banner on the car took the breeze to sym- bolize the newly created Fascist Italo-Ethlopian empire. Badoglio was asked by news- papermen, if he had expected such a thorough victory in so short a time. "No general can foresee where he will get, because, besides him- so as not to detract from the mass self, there is always another gen- lionlzation. Absent from the scene was the littlf general, Emilio De Bono, predecessor of Badoglio In the African thrust. eral with the same he said. Details of the grand military re- view to be .held Sunday were pub- lished today, but the part Badog- Ho will play was not mentioned. (By press) WASHINGTON, June tax bill bogged down tonight in a wrangle over the crucial issue of stiffer taxes on undistributed cor- poration profits and a vote on pas- sage was held over at least until tomorrow. Coming after the Senate had giv- en tentative approval to virtually all the rest of the bill, including a boost on individual income surtaxes In brackets above this stale- mate definitely imperiled the chances of a congressional ad- journment Saturday night, or even Monday. Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the majority leader, said the rev- enue measure would be passed to- morrow and sent to conference with the House, where a "very sharp Is assured. He said if no conference agreement was worked out by Monday afternoon, the Senate would start three-day recesses. Leaders scurried around arrang- ing a recess until 10 o'clock tomor- row morning after Senator Lafol- lette Wiscinson, had pro- tested against passing such an im- portam measure in two days. Wants to Talk LaFollette announced, too, that he might talk for two hours on an amendment offered by himself and Senator Black Alabama, to impose more drastic taxes on cor- porate earnings withheld from dis- tribution to stockholders. The amendment would align the bill more closely with the House measure and. the recommendations of President Roosevelt. Robinson declined to concede that adjournment by Saturday night was out of the .question, add- ing that it all hangs on the confer- ence report on the tax bill. The Black-LaFollette amend- ment would retain the present to 15 per cent corporation Income taxes and Black surtaxes, after some exemptions on undistributed income. The surtaxes would be from 20 to 30 per cent. Acting Chairman King Utah, of the finance committee predicted flatly to reporters that the amendment would be smashed along with any move to send the bill back to the committee to defer tax legislation until the next Con- gress. That's Idea The Democratic whip. Senator Lewis of Illinois, earlier in the day had told the Senate he would sub- mit such a- motion. Still to be disposed of after the corporation tax provisions is a sec- tion, which Robinson said was al- most as controversial. It would ex- empt from taxation life insurance policies taken out to provide cash (By Aisitlittd PrtsU WASHINGTON, June ing the amount to be paid on the bonus this month, treasury experts today estimated the fiscal year would close June 30 with the pub- lic debt a few millions short of They figured that of veterans eligible for the bonue, some would receive their checks and bonds during the last two weeks of June, Involving an outlay of This would be reflected also in the de- ficit. They decllneij to hazard any opinions as to what the latter fig- ure might be. However, at the close of business June 1. it stood at Adding the to that figure pro- duced a sum of This would be increased by the amount that June expenditures exceed June revenues. The public debt on June 1, stood at and in reaching the figure for the. end of the fiscal year the treasury officials added to it, in addition to the bonus cost, to be borrowed cash June 15, and to be bor- rowed by the weekly sale oE treas- ury bills. The whole would add up to From this is deducted an expected 000 in bonus bonds cashed, leaving a net figure of If the debt reaches the nearly figure predicted to- day for June 30, it will stand at a peak above the point at which the fiscal year began. For the year thus far, it has increased 000.000. During the equivalent period a year ago, the debt increased but at the same time the treasury's store of cash on hand fell by while this year it has increased For the approximately 11 months period, receipts from taxes and other general revenue sources, ex- clusive of borrowing, are greater this year than last. Kxpendltures also have increased. Revenues are up and expenditures The deficit of June 1, was and of June 1, 1935. was Expenditures this year totaled and last year, Receipts this year aggregated and last year HORSE STOLEN, NOW NEW DEAL LOCKS BARN (By Amelitid rriu) WASHINGTON, June dent Roosevelt's recommendation lor curtailing large 'benefit pay- ments under the new soil erosion farm control program today was quickly adopted by the Senate ag- riculture committee. The committee at first agreed to shove toward the Senate floor a bill to cut in half all benefit pay- ments of more than but later it was indicated a move would be made tomorrow to apply the 50 per cent cut to all benefits in excess of (By AtueiitU Pros) DETROIT, June obe- dience even to the point of murder was required by the Black Legion from Its members, the confessed executioner for the hooded band testified in court today as defendants on murder charges and a silent but intent audience looked on. Waving aside the shouted objec- tion of his attorney anil Ignoring the hostile gaze of his fellow de- fendants, Dayton Dcftn testified that he shot and killed Charles A. Poole, young PWA worker, last May 12 at the end of a "one-way because it was expected of him after "Colonel" Harvey Davis, another defendant, had "got the thing up." Dean said that he shot eight bullets into Poole's body from a distance of 10 feet, using two re- volvers, while members of his party looked on. He fired so many shots, he said, "just from nervous- ness." The slaying led to disclosure of the existence of the bla'ck hooded terrorist band with its widespread ramifications. Reserve Query Barred. Defense objections balked Prose- cutor Duncan C. McCrea when he tried to ask Dean if he had I knowledge of any army reserve officers being active in training members of the Black Legion. A charge that such training had been given was made in Washington by Representative Samuel Dlckstein. (Dem.-N, who is seeking 'a congressional Investigation of the terrorist organization. Dlckstein said he had information that an army reserve officer was using cavalry horses to train Black Le- gion members to be riders." Dean who admitted he once was a "major" in the Black Legion but lost his rank wlien he moved to another was said by De- tective Sergeant John Harvlll to have told how he himself was flogged by the terrorists about 18 months ago .for "failing to bring in enough new members." Yawning frequently on the stand. Dean accused Davis and Ervin Lee, also a defendant, with having decreed the killing of Pooie, os- tensibly for beating his wife. Poole's widow has denied her hus- band ever mistreated her. Unafraid of Talk. "Isn't it a fact that you shot Poole because you were afraid he would Prosecutor McCrea asked the witness. "No. I was just supposed to do he said. "You have to take or- ders from your superior officer." "You mean it's part of the 'orders of the Black Legion that you have to shoot someone if you're told McCrea asked. "Yes, sir." Dean told of the meeting at which it was decided Poole should be "taken for a the pretext of organizing a sandlot baseball club that induced Poole to accom- pany his executioners and the cries of "Whip "Hang him" and "Shoot that were made at the meeting. "Davis said they were going to hang him; Lee said It'll be a one- way ride; we'll either shoot him or hang him." Dean testified. Dean said he had bought one of his two revolvers from Arthur Lupp Sr., of Highland Park, a Continued on Page 3, Column o. Originator of Goofy Derby and Put-Out-Cat Contest Mentioned as Candidate for Zioncheck's Seat Continued on Page I, Column 1, (By AiiteUUrt Press) SEATTLE, June 3. Former Mayor Charles L. Smith, originator of the goofy derby, the iceman's kiss race and the put-out-the-cat contest bobbed up today as a pos- sible opponent of Representative Marlon A. Zloncheck In the state elections this fall, Smith merely stated that hie friends had mentioned him as a possible Republican candidate for the congressional nomination but he was counted In along with three other Republican and five Demo- rratir. possibilities. Zioticheck, a Democrat, is under psychiatric observation in a Wash- ington, D. C., hospital as the re- sult of his recent widely-publicized extra-congressional activities. None of the Democratic possi- bilities would speak for publica- tion. Recently a group of self-styled left-wingers by William Nadeau seized control of the coun- ty Democratic convention and with allied factions dominated the state convention and likewise the Dem- ocratic delegation to the national convention. Ill all-night slon the state convention exhausted three chairmen. The chairmen broke four gavels trying to main- tain order and finally sent the ser- geant-at-arms to cut a club out of a nearby tree to serve as a gavel. "Well, after that convention, maybe Marion's right when he says he best represents his don't use that and don't Hse my name. Maybe I've still got a said one of the five Dem- ocratic "possibilities." Washington's new blanket pri- mary law may have something to do with Zioncheck's future. Voters will not call for party ballots. Names ot all In all par- ties will appear on the one ballot, including blanks for write-ins. Political observers said that it the Republicans believe Zioncheck easier to defeat In the general elec- tion than some other Democrats they would vote Cor him in the pri- mary Sept. 8 and then rally be- hind their own party candidate In November. They also-predicted that a large Held of Democratic opponents will be to Zioncheck's advantage on the theory that his own support will "sUy and tht will Just divide the opposition. NEW GOVERNMENT TO ASSUME RONS AT CRITICAL TIME Gas, Water, Milk Supply of Millions Menaced By Sitters (By AiMtiaM Prtsi) PARIS, June raising strike fever stayed the hands of French workers tonight and alarmed a changing government with the menace of Paris food, water and gas shortages. Official France, swapping" cab- inet horses in the middle of a tur- bulent labor stream, saw more than 300 factories idle, many of them in the hands of "folded arm" work- era Apparently intent upon seizing immediate gain from the advent tomorrow of Leon. Blum's Leftist sovcrnment, the strikers gained adherents hourly, from police pa- trol drivers to biscuit making mothers. The movement fast was gaining the appearance of a general strike. Chamber of Deputies lobbies heard rumors that even the rail- road workers and postmen would go out tomorrow. From Roger Salengro. the man who will be the Socialist minister of interior in the new Blum inet, came a demand that Com- munists call off the strikes and order their adherents out of the plants. Peoples' Front for Order. "This agination is not admiss- he declared. "The Peoples' Front must not be In a state of anarchy. The Peoples' Front stands for. order." He referred to the popular front of Communists, and Radical-Socialists which worn the balance of power in the last Chamber of Deputies elections. Tonight, throughout the "red hje1t" of factory suburbs that Paris, policr guarded factories where more than slept on their work women and children. Gendarmes watched idle plants in the provinces, partlcularls' IB the northern Industrial centers. Bakers, plumbers and even wait- ers in the big cafes of Paris ened to Join the strikes, which in their 10th day affected more than a dozen industries, from metal workers to night club entertainers. A strike of refrigerating and ice making plants threatened the milk supply and meat stock on hand In packing houres. Pumping station workmen- eaid they might quit. Gas Plant Hit. In 30 suburbs, a gas shortage was threatened by a strike at the Naterre plant. In the north, eight textile at Lille and suburbs were occupied by idle workers. The French faced a dearth of newspapers, for employes of the company holding a virtual mon- opoly on their distribution de- bated a walkout. Already, the paper Industry involved in the strikes. Polfci wagon drivers stepped dowji from their wheels and au- thorities pressed taxis Into service to transport prisoners. In one cult factory, mothers brought two dozen babies to did no work. Paris deisertment store and warehouse workers were quitting late today. In motion picture stu- dios, furniture plants and per- fume factories there was the same situation. Film Plant Oecupied. One film plant, where American studios store their Hollywood mov- ies, was occupied by workmen who refused lo allow the films to be taken out for delivery to Outside of Paris, the chief strike centers were Lille, Royen. Nantes, Touloise, Lyon and Marseille, Branches of American firms occu- pied by idle workers included the Continued on Page 3, Column IFyOUHMMTIOKMOW HOWTtMCANMOftlYS JUfTIMKM NEXT SUNDAY EuhwfeeJr ;