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Nebraska State Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1939, Lincoln, NebraskaLargest circulation per capita of any City in the United Stales from to population. Founded in 1867 Lincoln Nebraska sunday March 19. 1939 ten cents new four motored plane Falls to pieces during test flight. Two dutch agents aboard Alder Wash. A 33 Pas Senger air plane built to Fly in the feet above the Earth crashed saturday while on a test flight. Ten Man were killed. Two of them were repro of the Royal dutch airlines. The dutch representatives a transcontinental and Western air lines test Pilot and seven employees of the Boeing aircraft company of Seattle were aboard the big four motored plane when it was taken up from the Seattle Field for a test flight. When it crashed thru the Trees and into a Small Ravine near Here All lost their lives. Cause of the plane s failure was not determined. One witness believed the plane expected to cruise thru the thin High air at nearly four Miles a minute was in a Power dive. Others thought the Tail fell off. Some said it was a Wing that crumpled. Victims of crash. The dead Earl Ferguson 31, Boeing chief test Pilot Julius Barr co Pilot who was believed handling the controls at the time of the clash. Harry t. West flight Engineer. Ralph cram Engineer. W. C. Doyle Engineer. J. Kylstra. Engineer. Harlan Hull Twa test Pilot. Benjamin j. Pearson assistant sales manager p Guilonard manager of the Royal dutch airlines Amsterdam the nether a. G. Von Baumhauer Royal dutch airlines Amsterdam. Most witnesses however agreed the Stra Toliner a streamlined Low Wing monoplane powered by four t horsepower Wright Cyclone i engines lost its Tail right Wing tip and one motor while it was plunging to the ground. Hold up sister ships. At the Boeing factory in Seattle it was announced that construction of six 33 passenger Stratlin ers being built for pan american airways at a Cost of each would be stopped until the cause of the crash was determined. The Stra Toliner was designed so that passengers and Crew would ride in sealed Cabin filled with super charged air which would be kept at Normal flight level density. Robert Beringer regional representative of the civil Verona u tics authority in Seattle went to night clubs me enjoined court bars liquor sales in Kansas City places. Kansas City. The recoil from Jackson county s busiest grand jury struck a blow at Kan Sas City s night life saturday Leav ing ten of the Gayer downtown spots under court orders not to sell liquor. Circuit court Tempo Rary restraining orders were is sued against the proprietors of the ten places All of whom were indicted by the grand jury which ended its Legal existence a week ago after returning 16s indict ments. The orders were issued by judge Thomas j. Seehorn on the re quilt of assistant attorney general j. F. Allebach. The temporary or Ders did not require closing but operators were instructed that if they made further liquor sales they would be in contempt of court. Permanent injunctions re Quested in the attorney general s petitions would result in padlock ing the places. The scene. The Stra Toliner made its first flight dec. 31, 1638. With test Pilot Edmund t. Allen of new York City at the controls. Allen has test flown All Boeing plane de continued on Page 8-a, col. 4. Is killed by Auto Sam Nisley Lexington takes second in showman con test 400 attend. Ray Crawford agricultural col lege freshman from Alliance who showed a Lamb walked off with the trophy As grand Champion showman saturday night in the Junior a Sar Ben livestock show at the a College. Sam Nisley Sophomore from Lexington took the Reserve championship. He showed in the hog class. Other winners were Marvin stauffer of Page horses Howard Zorn of Dalton Dairy cattle Oscar Tegtmeier of Burchard beef cattle. In the Novelty coed milking con a which produced More Hilar Ity than milk Lois Lichliter of David City and Esther Wiechert of Emerald took the Blue ribbon. Their production for the three uproarious minutes was variously continued on Page 8-a, col. 6. Where to find it. Section news. Section markets want ads. Section clubs music churches. I Section features Heaters radio. Section sections. Special writers. Joseph Alsop Robert Kintner Page 2-a John Bentley Page 3-b or. William 6-d Ely Culbertson Page 9-a Bruce 8-d Barney 7-d Kathleen Norris Page 7-c by Sherman Page 2-b Mark Sullivan Page 6-d regular features. Churches Page 9-c i crossword Puzzle Page 6-d 1 editorial Page 4-d fraternal .pa9e 8-c Gallup poll Page 9-a Helen and 10-c Mary Gordon Page 10-c Mere Page 4-a music Page 3-c news 6-a novel Page 5-d people you know Page 4-a 8-d Heaters Page weather for the week Page 10-a wedding anniversaries. Page 3-d drawings. Here in Boz 1-d was crossing 17th Street on his Way Home from work saturday night Nicholas Brehm 56, of 2141 g St., was killed almost instantly Here saturday night when he was struck by a car at the intersection of 17th and k its. Driver of the car was r. R. Burn 45, of 2436 b St. Brehm was dead before the ambulance reached a Hospital having suffered a Skull fracture and internal injuries. Traffic officers said he was thrown 21 feet along 17th St. From the Point of Impact. The Accident occurred at p. As or. Brehm was returning Home from Rudge Guenzel store where he clerks. The Accident victim was Cross ing East on k while Burn Driver of the car was going South on 17th. Police officers booked Burn pending further investigation of the Accident then released him to Farley Young Deputy county at Torney. Young later released Hini to appear in the. County attorney s office monday morning. Or. Brehm s death was Lincoln s second traffic fatality for 1939 and the third in three successive years on 17th St. In 1937 an Accident at 17th and m its. Resulted in a death in 1938 an Accident at 17th and l its. Resulted in a second death and saturday just a year and 10 Days later and one Block farther South a 17th St. Intersection claimed another victim. Born in Clay county or. Brehm had lived most of his life in Sutton and Harvard and operated a Gro Cery store in the latter town for Many years. He move to Lincoln in 1919, and had been a clerk at Kinsey s garage and at Rudge s. He was a member of Calvary evangelical Church. Surviving Are his Lydia c. Two daughters Genevieve Brehm and mrs. Herbert Krueger both of Lincoln five Sisters mrs. Charles m. Moon mrs. Elizabeth Sohl and mrs. Doretta Graham of Lincoln mrs. Earl Atkins of Sutton and mrs. Harry Gladfelder of Des Moines four Brothers or. Paul Brehm and Carl Brehm of Milwaukee John of Denver and Fred of Des Moines one granddaughter. Heavy toll in air raids unicameral of keeps anticipated Revenue for state assistance As matter of doubt. With the legislature committed o a program calling for Revenue from full Gas tax cent for state assistance and with liquor Revenue More or less certain the big question Mark is head tax. For the most recent full year this tax produced a Dis appointing return. It had been rated at a much higher amount. Douglas county with Omaha As its was chief offender in failure to collect. The governor in his inaugural message suggested that Legisla Tion be passed to make collection of the head tax More effective. The legislature is responding in a big Way. Initial step was taken thru introduction of a Bill to extend the Field of production. This measure provides that people shall pay the head tax until they reach the age of 65 when they Start to receive benefits. An idea formulated by speaker Diers and others calling for the extended age limit started a Chain of thought. A followup or companion Bill provides that a condition of automobile registration shall be proof that the head tax is paid. Going a step further it has been suggested that before the Driver of a car receive License it be proven that his head tax has been accounted for. And another step. Going a stride further one member has requested an Amend ment to one of the several Bills providing that the tax be collected at the employment source. Under this proposal the employer would pay the head tax on All employees subject to same and deduct from their pay slips. Until the head tax Issue is settled it will be impossible to deter mine with a degree of certainty what social Security May expect in Way of state Revenue. It is assumed that Revenue from a full Gas tax cent should produce nearly 4% million dollars for the Bien cum. The liquor tax should be Good for better than 2y2 million in View of the fact that during 1938 it was productive of inheritance tax collections credited to assistance for 1938 were rated at on basis of experience the one cent Gas tax liquor and inheritance tax should produce a Little More than 7 million Dol Lars for the biennium. Governor Cochran has recommended 7 million of state Money for assist Ance same As two years ago. Acquainted with the facts and difficulties members of the legis lature Are doubtful As to Suffi continued on Page 2-a, col. 3. Consolations Are Mutual japanese kill or wound a thousand chinese. Hon Kong. A toll about chinese dead of and wounded was reported saturday in widespread japanese air raids in Central and Northwest China which destroyed american and British Mission hospitals. Advices from chunking Tempo Rary capital of China said the u. S. Embassy there had been in formed that the american South Ern Baptist Hospital at Chen Chow Northern Honan province was hit directly Friday and that six Chi Nese patients were killed. An american maintained Refu gee Camp at Chen Chow which has accommodated thousands of War and flood refugees in the past nine months these reports said also was bombed. Heavy casual ties were said to have been inflicted on the Camp. Both the hos Pital and the Camp were clearly marked by american flags. Reports in Shanghai said none of the seven americans on the Mission staff in Chen Chow was injured. They Are headed by hos Pital superintendent Sanford Ayers of Atlanta a six japanese bombs were re ported to have hit the English Baptist Hospital at Sian in Shenski province killing or wound ing most of its native staff but not injuring officials. Any of its British Mercury zooms upward temperatures zoomed up Over the 60 Mark in Western Nebraska saturday As the weather Bureau reported High Clouds Over the state. It was overcast at Lincoln and grand Island. Six p. Weather Bureau readings included Omaha 42, Lincoln 48, grand is land 52, Overton 62, North Piatte 63, big Spring 62, Sidney 60 and Cheyenne wyo., 52. Lincoln s High was 50 at 5 p. Low was 21 at 5 a. London beginning to take on atmosphere of a crisis this touching scene was enacted at the state department in Washington when Vladimir Hurban minister from fallen Czechoslovakia and or. Don Fernando de los Rios Spanish ambassador met on visits to learn latest developments in Europe. Hurban rejected orders from Prague to surrender the czech legation and consulates to German representatives. De los Rios is continuing As ambassador until the United states acts on recognizing the new government. Broadcasts to nationalists its readiness to negotiate to end War. Two citizens of Nebraska donate Money to sing at world s fair. The Lincoln Cathedral choir will make a trip to new York City in june and will make several appearances on the new York world s fair grounds it was announced saturday by John m. Los Borough director of the choir. The trip is being made financially possible Rosborough said by two persons who prefer to be known simply As citizens of Rosborough said he was unable o reveal the donors identity. In previous statements he has Indi ated that the Cost of the trip will be about the offer to finance the trip came almost at the ast possible time since the dead Ine for contract signature had actually expired wednesday. How Ever Rosborough said the time was extended and the contracts will be made As planned. Student officials of the choir in clude Harold Niemann arts and science Junior who had charge of obtaining a sponsor William Clay ton pharmacy graduate in charge of new York arrangements and William Ludwick dental College senior business manager for the continued on Page 8-a, col. 4. Stock Price san a Tumble Sellers disturbed by what May happen in Europe. New York. Sellers Dis Turbed by guesses As to what May happen in Europe As a result of Germany s absorption of Czecho Slovakia flocked to the Stock Market and pushed prices of Lead ing issues Down is to or More a share. The Market steadied near the finish of the Short session and extreme losses were shaded in Many cases. A total of shares changed hands in the heaviest saturday trading since oct. 22. The Bond Market likewise suffered and in a continuation of Fri Day s downswing prices dropped from a few cents to More than per s100 face value. Most whole Sale commodity prices declined. Stock Market losers included u. S. Steel at Down Amer ican Tele phone Down Westinghouse electric Down u. S. Gypsum Down Dupont ?146, Down ?3.75 and Philip Morris ?92, Down Madrid. The Spanish re publican government saturday night broadcast to the nationalists its readiness to negotiate immediately for an honorable peace to end Spain s 30 month old civil War. Minister of foreign affairs Julian Resterio speaking from Thuc Union radio station declared the moment has come to talk peace and that he was using the radio As the fastest Means of communication with the nationalists. At Valencia the socialist news paper Adelante reported Gen. Be i Spirido Casado Republican de sense minister had left Madrid for Paris apparently on a peace Mission. We do not think a fight to the end will be the news paper said. The fascists nationalists Well know the seriousness and technical capacity of Calm the necessity of crushing the communist revolt in Madrid last week and avoiding its repetition should not Lead the National de sense Council to forget its Mission and the real reason for its sex Besteiro said. Calm is re established today and the defense Council has just reinforced its authority and is con Vinced that it interprets the Gen eral feeling by trying to obtain an honorable peace As soon As pos sible. Moreover it is our main desire to inform the Public of what we Are doing to reach this end. Message to nationalists. Now we give you today the exact terms of the communication which the National defense Council addresses to the nationalist government using the radio As the fastest Means of communication. The communication from the defense Council to the nationalist government is the moment has come when the National defense Council must carry out its Mission and in con sequence it addresses your govern ment to inform it that we Are Dis posed to undertake negotiations which will assure us an Honarable peace. We await your pact with Portugal. Burgos Spain. Job. While civil War fronts continued quiet Satur Day the nationalist press announced the signing of a pact of Friendship and non aggression be tween Spain and Portugal at Lis Bon. At henday at the French Bor Der it was reported the Long awaited nationalist offensive against Central Republican Spain would be launched Early next week by an army of More than men with Madrid the chief tar get of attack. Florida area of Quarter million acres burned Over. Fort Lauderdale Fla. Auckland fires which for two weeks have ravaged Large sectors f the Everglades Region were re sorted under control by w. Stafford state fire Warden. Staf Ord who estimated a series of Ive fires had burned Over a Quarter of a million acres said the remaining fire in Broward county tvs burning itself out in a a rolled area. Accorded Jay greeting German troops amazed at czechs Cool Welcome. Prague. Some German troops expressed amazement Al the icy greeting the czechs gave them As they occupied Bohemia and Moravia. They said they they were coming Here to quell a revolution and were sur prised that Thoy were not Given a great Welcome. The German sol Diers most of chem from 18 to 20 years old have shown Good discipline. The Khaki of the czech army is still seen on the streets with the German Field Grey. Compile 79 Points with Mal Colm second with 62 Points. Rokeby High school musician von the annual Munecas music contest Here saturday night by nosing out Malcolm High school by 17 Points. More than 600 students from 21 Southeastern Nebraska non county seat High schools participated in the contest which Aegan 8 a. Saturday in the Kves Leyan University auditorium and lasted until nearly 11 o clock saturday night. The winning school compiled 79 joints in the meet and Malcolm with second place had a total of 62. Other schools entered and the Points won Are As follows Walton 54 to linage 56 Ster Ling 55 Virginia 6 Vesta 1 Roca 6 Palmyra 24 Liberty 10 Lewiston 6 Hickman. 50 Elk reek 31 Eagle 30 Cortland 41 ook 48 Clatonia 48 Cheney 22 Burchard 23 and Adams 34. At the half Way Mark in the afternoon Rokeby and Talmage lad tied with 29 Points each on the basis of Competition in instrumental and vocal selections. The contests in duets quartets and continued on Page 8-a, col. 7. At same time rejects Lon Don and Paris protests on seizures. The weather. Nebraska tartly Cloudy in East Gener ally fair in West sunday and monday Amie what warmer in East and North Cen trial Sim Daj moderate temperature Mon Day. Kansas fair sunday and monday warmer sunday continued mild monday. Iowa considerable cloudiness sunday and monday rising temperature sunday and in Central and East monday. South Dakota partly Cloudy sunday and monday warmer sunday. Berlin. Germany Satur Day night promptly rejected Brit ish and French denunciations of Ier Conquest of Czecho Slovakia declaring they lacked every political Legal and moral at the same time Chancellor Hitler called Home his ambassador to London Herbert von Dirksen to make a reciprocating action taken by Britain i calling her Berlin envoy Back to London. France following Britain s Lead also called her Berlin ambassador Home to the government announced that its rejection of the British and French denunciations had been delivered to the British and French ambassadors who earlier in the Day had presented notes charging that Germany s course in Czecho Slovakia was illegal and a Viola Tion of the Munich agreement. European states in a panic. These developments occurred As reports of consternation came from european states within s reach of the expanding nazi Empire. The foreign office watched the gathering Clouds of criticism imperturbable. Saturday night the returning British envoy sir Nevile Hender son took a train to London to re port on developments in Central Europe. In London it was said von Dirksen ambassador to Britain since last april 1, was expected to leave sunday. In addition to re porting on Britain s reaction to Germany s invasion of Slovakia it was said the a iwo probably would be asked to re port on an incident involving the mention of Hitler in the House of Outlook for the period March 30 to 25 for the upper Mississippi and lower mis Souri valleys and the Northern and Central great Plains Nebraska Kansas and the not much precipitation indicated temperatures mostly near or above Normal. Temperatures. 7.00 .35 .29 12.00 noon.38 .29 10-00 .27 11.00 .26 mdt.25 .42 .44 .46 .48 5-00 10.00 .23 -s2 .22 .21 .22 .23 .25 .28 am.32 . . . . Am. . . . . 7.11 pin. . 9-41 . 10.41 . 12-41 . Sun. 38 50 49 44. 41 39 ,38 ,38 .38 prepared to Block reported nazi movement to Over run Rumania. Looks to great Britain to guard her against Ger Man invasion. Commons thursday while All Europe anxiously watched the lengthening Shadow of the Swastika Adolf Hitler Rode from Vienna amid tumultuous heels to a secret stopping place on his Way to Berlin he left to lieutenants the task of imposing the nazi will on Bohemia Moravia and ironing out relations with Slovakia Germany s new protector ates. The fuehrer was expected to make a triumphal entry into Ber Lin at p. P. M., e. S. To sunday. Names Bohemia protector. He named Baron Konstantin von Neurath former German for eign minister and president of the secret Cabinet Council As Reichs protector of Bohemia Moravia. Von Neurath responsible Only to the fuehrer will have supreme Power Over czechs who have become German subjects. Meanwhile Rumania feared for her Fertile wheat Fields and Oil Wells alarm was reported in Lithuania concern was shown in Poland suspicion grew of a coup d eat in Danzig and the possibility was mentioned of German aggression against Hungary. Helmuth Wohltat adviser to held marshal Hermann Wilhelm Goering nazi economic dictator was in Bucharest apparently at to tighten Germany s by William Hillman. London. Copyright by Europe saturday night awaited a further March by Germany toward the East As Rumania appealed to great Britain King Carol sending an sos Call to King George to prevent the nazi Conquest of his country. Reich fuehrer Adolf Hitler according to information reaching British government circles has men now mobilized that is Between 42 and 44 divisions including 22 divisions already in the recently acquired German do main. The British Cabinet will meet to consider military measures should the government decide to defend Cabinet in Long session London. Britain and France saturday sent bitter de Nunci Atory notes to Germany for her seizure of Czecho Slovakia and acted quickly to Block a reported nazi move against Rumania. Both nations it was said on High authority Are trying to per Suade soviet Russia to join them in aiding Rumania to protect her self against a German threat to her Independent economic exist ence. Acting almost As a team the two democracies lost no time in moving to Cope with Germany s absorption of Czecho Slovakia and the threat to Rumania. Prime minister Chamberlain rushed Back from Birmingham and presided Over a momentous two and one half hour Cabinet session the first saturday session of the Cabinet since last year s septem Ber crisis. Given Power of dictator. Premier Daladier won from his chamber of approval of his plan to Rule France by unprecedented dictatorial Powers until nov. 30. He called a special Cabi net meeting for sunday at which it was expected specialists would be called up to join the powerful French army. No official announcement Fol Lowed the British Cabinet meeting but it was stated authoritatively that the session dealt with a re quest from Rumania for a state ment of Britain s position on the Praise Roosevelt stand Young democrats commend resistance to isms Richmond a. The National committee of the Young democratic clubs of America com mended president Roosevelt sat urday for resisting the increasing menace of nazism fascism and communism and pledged its sup port to the maintenance and Protection of the ideals of american u adopting a Resolution proposed by John Patrick Beacon president of the Young democratic clubs of West Virginia the committee lauded the president and his administration for their never Ceas ing efforts for peace and Security and their Progress in maintaining a position which has made our country the burning Torch of democracy and a Haven of Freak Accident kills two Man and wife victim of automobile mishaps. Pendleton ind. A Man and his wife were killed sat urday night at the same time by two different automobiles in a freakish Accident in front of their Walter George the Road to a Mailbox and was returning to his House when he stepped in front of a car driven by George Zeiler of Marion. He was killed almost in stantly. Mrs. George saw the Accident and ran toward her husband. As she stepped across the Road she was struck and killed by a car driven by Darryl Kerns of Terre haute. Home near Here had gone across Empting economic Europe. Sway in Southeastern slated to follow in Hitler s Book a government spokesman How Ever described As arrant non Ense reports that Rumania and Hungary were i Echo Slovakia of conquests. No ultimatum to Rumania. A German spokesman denied Here had been any ultimatum to Rumania. Of British and French continued on Page 7-a, col. 1. Visit Hydro projects legislators and state officials on tour. North Platte. One Hun dred fifty persons including 30 legislators and several state officials got a first hand View Satur Day of two of Nebraska s three major Hydro electric projects. After arriving at Ogallala from Lincoln by special train the Visi tors went to the site of the Central Nebraska Tri county Public Power and irrigation District s Kingsley dam on the North Platte River the second largest earthen under dam in the construction. From there the caravan went to the Platte Valley Public Power and irrigation District s diversion darn farther Down Stream. Near key Stone they viewed the Paxton Siphon under the South Platte River the Sutherland Reservoir the regulating Reservoir and the Power Plant near North Platte. At North Platte the group was feted at a banquet. Sunday the entourage will in Spect the remainder of the Tri county project including its canals Power House Sites and irrigation activities go on to Hastings before returning to Lin Coln. Included in the group were Sev eral representatives of the Loup River Public Power District the third Hydro electric project. Among them were Harold Kra Mer Columbus and de Lusienski Platte Center. Be taken until the dominions advise London of their attitude. The Cabinet held an emergency session As the British ambassador was recalled from Berlin. British defense ready. The British air Force and Navy Are ready the defense minister re ported to the Cabinet. The army will be strengthened by the immediate imposition of compulsory military service if War is threat ened. A new National government of National concentration May be formed. The United states it was Learned is taking an Active role in stiffening the attitude of Brit Ain and France toward Germany. Rumanian circles said they had received indications America is continued on Page 8-a, col. 3. Get started chamber of Commerce Points to past year s record As sales Point. With 30 captains and colonels heading an army of 150 workers the chamber of Commerce four Day membership drive gets under Way Early tuesday morning. In co m menting on the forthcoming Campaign Harry Krusz general Man Ager stated that he was fully confident that the drive would be a real Success judging by the enthusiasm expressed by a majority of business men already approached. Heading the member ship Campaign committee is George Lemon with Sydney an Derson As vice chairman. This year s Campaign will be unusual in that a drive will be made for members of the new women s division which is being organized for the first time in Lincoln. The new division is be ing organized along the lines of the Junior chamber with a View toward giving present women associate members and other Busi Ness women of the City an Opportunity to participate in civic improvement service. Broadcasts outlining the work of the chamber and reporting the Progress of the Campaign will be Given nightly Over Kpor this week beginning monday and continuing thru thursday. The Campaign opens officially with a kick off breakfast tuesday morning at the chamber. Report continued on Page 8-a, col. 2. Vesper concert. The Lincoln High school choir assisted by John Shildneck Trum Peter of the University of Nebraska school of music faculty will present a Vesper concert in Lincoln High auditorium sunday afternoon at 3. The choir is under the direction of Hugh t. Rangeler. Or. Shildneck will be accompanied by Frank Cunkle of the school of music faculty. The program choir. May now thy spirit or Hetky Treharne. Ext in to hip , Oett. Mary opt or. Shall Dorrk. Andante. And Rondo Ron str. Cent Nollac Onn Bart. Choir. Rovn Nurr. Kohrer. Tim Gepty Kolofer Orff. Sun Ami Moon . Cei Ved and then rejected a virtual ultimatum from Germany to Grant the Reich sole Access to Rumania s Rich Oil Grain and other resources in Exchange for German Protection of rumanian territory. Rumania asks Protection. The report met official denials in both Berlin and Bucharest but the press association British news Agency with excellent government sources carried a report that the rumanian minister to London had informed the foreign office of the demands and of the rejection. Re mania was understood to have asked Britain and France particularly How far they were prepared to go to protect her i any stand against Germany. The British and French ambassadors to Berlin who both Are to come Home to but Are expected to remain Home for some time in diplomatic Rebuff to Ger Many were instructed to deliver formal notes to the German government describing Germany s military action in Czecho Slovakia As being without Legal basis and a Complete repudiation of the Munich in crisis atmosphere. Downing St. Was Back in a Cri Sis atmosphere saturday night re mindful of the fearful Days of last fall. Cabinet ministers were instructed to remain within Quick Access to London altho no fur ther Cabinet meeting was called in Advance of the regular session next wednesday. Chamberlain however was expected to have a Long session with foreign Secre tary Viscount Halifax sunday and perhaps Call a meeting of the in Ner Cabinet. In Downing St., where the prime minister s Home is located several Hundred people stood around in the cold waiting for a glimpse of the ministers As they appeared for the meeting. The atmosphere was tense. Even the foreign of fice which is usually vacated promptly and completely every saturday noon was brightly lit and Active late saturday night. Informed quarters expected no spectacular move immediately on. The part of Britain altho British policy was expected to veer definitely toward Russia and away from Germany. Possible Cabinet changes. There were conjectures among trained observers that chamber lain might open his Cabinet to such dissident conservatives As former foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and former first lord of the admiralty Alfred Duff Cooper who both resigned in protest against Chamberlain s now abandoned appeasement policy and Winston Churchill outspoken Veteran of Many governments and Many crisis. There were conjectures too that Chamberlain was ready to Back conscription and that he was prepared to give a guarantee to Rumania provided France and Russia agreed to do likewise. The disillusioned Chamberlain has abandoned his appeasement policy As he made Clear Friday night in his Birmingham speech. Now he is replacing it with a Stop Hitler " movement acting particularly with France but also with other nations wishing to co operate. Barrier against aggression. The immediate question before continued on Page 3-a, col. 1. Jews paper i in few spa Peri

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