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The Weather
Fair, Wanna* Tonight;
Friday Cloudy, Warmer.
Final Edition
Closing Stocks
Late News Flashes

Olympic Games In
Germany Scored
By Labor Forces
Federation Members Urge Boycott of the Games;
American Liberty League Also Is Denounced
Many Resolutions Are Passed By That Body
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Atlantic City, N. J., October 17 — (UP) — American
sports organizations were urged by the American Feder
' ation of Labor today to boycott the Olympic Games in Ger
many next year.
Bitterly denouncing the Nazi Regime, which it declared
had “exceeded all cruelties known to history,” the Feder
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conduct "with new Intensity” or
ganized labor’s two year old boycott
on German goods and services.
The resolution adopted stated the
Olympic Games were being used
to promote Nazi ideals and that all
sports organizations would be urged
not to participate In them.
In denouncing the Hitler govern
ment, the resolution said:
"Upon the crooked cross of Nazism
the teachings of Jesus Christ have
been crucified.”
Denounced Liberty League
The Federation denounced as
“unethical” the tactics and methods
of the American Liberty League.
The Federation, picking up mo
mentum again after yesterday’s vio
lent debate and defeat of the in
(Continued on Page 12.)
New Non-Support Law to
Be Tested Out for
the First Time
Bearing of the first case Invoking
the new non-support law passed at
the last session of the general as
sembly was delayed in city court to
day when counsel for four daugh
ters who were arrested on complaint
of their father secured a continu
ance till Saturday. The father, John
Lockwood, based his complaint on
the new statute which makes chil
dren liable to criminal prosecution
for failure to support their parents.
The law also makes It mandatory
for persons to support their grand
children or grand-parents, If aid is
Will Appear Saturday
The four who will appear to ans
wer the charge Saturday are Mrs
Maude Irwin, 47, of 410 Willow
street, with whom Lockwood now
makes his home; Mrs. Kerry Dun
lap, 48, of 40 Bunker Hill avenue;
Mrs. Etta Wheeler, 47, of Baldwin
avenue, Watertown; and Mrs. Rose
Denver of Rockdale avenue, Oak
ville. Under the new law, violation
of the non-support act constitute?
a felony. Persons found guilty of
breaking it can be sent to jail or, as
In husband and wife non-support
cases they can be placed under
bond and ordered to pay a certain
amount each week to the one bring
ing the action. Up to now, the only
way In which a parent or grandpar
ent could force children or grand
children to Support him has been
through civil action.
First of Its Kind
It Is believed that the local case
Is the first of Its kind since the
passage of the new law. The statute
was obviously designed to save the
state money by making children or
grandchildren support persons who
might otherwise be eligible for the
old-age pension.
Chicago, Oct. 17—(UP)—Counsel
for Mandevllle W. Zenge today re
sorted to tactics used in the famed
Leob-Leopold case In their efforts
to win an acquittal by reason of
temporary Insanity for Zenge who
Is charged with the mutilation
murder of Dr. Walter J. Bauer.
The same alienist'who played a
major role In the Loeb-Leopold
case a decade ago was called to the
witness stand op Zenge’s behalf. He
is Dr. Harold 8. Hulbert. He told
the jury that Zenge Is a victim of a
form of "circular (recurring de
This type of melancholia, he
said may appear in a patient at In
frequent Intervals and in varying
degrees of Intensity from time to
time and Is almost sure to be In
duced by sudden emotional shock.
Thus he laid the groundwork for a
conclusion that when Zenge learn
ed his sweetheart Louise Schaffer
had married Dr. Bauer he was sub
jected to sufficient emotional shock
to induce a severe attack of the
so-called "circular depression.”
Hartford, Conn., Oct. 17—(UJ*.)—
Trying to get onto a moving
Ireigbt elevator at the ShroAr Bro
thers warehouse cost Nicholas Rago
17, his life late yesterday. He slip
ped and his body was wedged oe
tween an iron girder and the side
of the elevptor shaft
Former Secretary for E.
W. Goss Would Practice
in Connecticut
Attorney Francis M. Sullivan of
Washington, D. C., former secretary
to ex-Congressinan Edward W. Goss
has applied for admission to the
Connecticut Bar, it was announced
to-day by Attorney Walter F. Tor
rance, member of the New Haven
County standing committee on
recommendations for admission to
the Connecticut Bar.
Mr. Sullivan asks to be admitted
on motion, Attorney Torrance
stated. He explained this Is per
mlssable in Connecticut provlden
the applicant has had five years
practice before recognized tribunals
In the state from which the appli
cant applies. Attorney Sullivan has
been practicing in Washington, D.
C., for five years, or more. If ad
mitetd on motion, the applicant
does not have to take an examina
Attorney Torrance said the com
mittee will meet Monday, October
28th at New Haven to consider the
application. At the same time.
(Continued on Page 2.)
Chicago, Oct. 17 — (UP) — Mrs.
Anna Sage, the "Woman In Red”
who led John Dilllnger Into a po
lice trap, today lost her light a
gainst deportation when Federal
Judge John T. Barnes dismissed her
petition for a writ of habeas corpus.
Judge Barnes dismissed the suit
after announcing the case would be
considered “entirely upon the
merits" of whether Mrs. Sage re
ceived a fair hearing before the
Hoard of Review of the U. S. De
partment of Labor. 4
Mrs. Sage fought a deportation
order on the basis of an alleged
agreement with Melvin Purvis, Ace
department of Justice agent.
Mrs. Sage contended she gave
Purvis Information that led to the
slaying of Dilllnger In exchange for
a promise that Purvis would stop
deportation proceedings against her.
The labor department had ordered
Mrs. Sage deported to Roumanla
because of her connection with a
vice resort In Indiana.
Mrs. Sage will appeal.
Washington, Oct. 17.—(UP)—A
total of $098,090,050 of the $1,250,
000,000 Fourth Liberty Loans 4 1-4
per cent bonds, which were called
for redemption October 15, have
been exchanged Into lower interest
bearing securities, the treasury re
ported to-day. Complete treasury
figures showed $568,910,050 had been
converted Into 2 3-4 per cent, 10
to 12 year bonds and $429,180,000
Into 1 1-2 per cent, 3 1-2 year noter.
The treasury Tuesday began pay
ing off in cash about $250,000,00 of
the Fourth Llbertys which had not
been converted Into other securi
ties. This operation completes the
erasure from the treasury’s books
of the $21,000,000,000 of original
wartime loans. While the war
time bonds were taken off the
books, little of the war debt has
been repaid as most of the retired
wartime obligations were paid off
through Issuance of new securities
which are still outstanding.
Newcastle, Del., Oct. 17—(UP)—
Fire swept through the hangar ol
Air Service, lie., at Bellanca field
tod-y, causing an undertermlned
amount of damage. It was believed
most of the airplanes stored In
the hangar were saved. .
For a time the blaze threatened
to spread to the nearby plant of
the Tlellanca aircraft corporation
and fire fighting companies from
Wilmington and other communities
wen summoned.
i'tichard D. Morgan, president ol
tne air service corporation, could
not estimate the damage immedi
U. S. Annexes Pacific Isles As Air Route Links
Shrouded in secrecy for more than naif a year, American "colonization oi nowiana, Hauer ana Jarvis
Islands, shown In niap above, for use as stepping-ston es In a projected transpacific air route to Australia
and New Zealand, has been revealed. An American citlsen, Harry L. Thelss, is pictured above raising the
Stars and Stripes over HowVind Island after four Hawaiians, American citizens, had been placed on each
island to make them United States property. Though Great Britain Is believed to have rival claims to the
three Pacific “pin-points,” the U. 8. state department asserts that official American claims go ly.ck to 1856.
That Is What It Cost Him'
to Be Defeated By
Mayor HayeS
Major John M. Burrall, defeated
republican candidate for mayor in
the recent city election, spent $175
during his campaign. A report filed
by him this morning with Town
Clerk Dora A. Egan disclosed this
fact, Up to early this afternoon the
Independent democrats had not Hied
a financial report for any one of
their candidates. They will meet
Friday night at 181 East Main street
to discuss the results of the recent
campaign and to make plans for
carrying on their organization.
Bane Spent $60
Thomas F. Bane, defeated g. o. p.
candidate for city sherllT, spent
$60 during the campaign. Major
Burrall gave $150 to the republican
town committee and spent $25 for
advertising and postage. Mr. Bane
gave $25 to the g. o. p. town com*
mlttee and expended $35 for ad
vertising and postage.
Alderman Ernest P. Belval, dem
ocrat, once more elected for a two
year term, spent $18 during the
campaign. This sum was used for
“literature and postage."
Chairmen Reports Coming
The chairmen of the various par
ties represented on the voting
machines a week ago Tuesday must
have their treasurers report to the
town clerk not later than next
Wednesday or expenditures during
the campaign. The reports for the
various parties are being awaited
with much interest.
Local Priests Were
In Clerical Changes
Bishop McAuliffe Made 36 Clerical Appointments or
Transfers Today—Two Young Waterbury Clergy
Were Given Their First Assignments
Want to Know How She
Stands as Regards Help
to British Fleet
(Copyright, 1935, by United Press.I
Paris, Oct. 17.—(UP)—Great Bri
tain has Issued a virtual ultimatum
to France, demanding that she co
onerate with Britain in the Medi
terranean or lose Brlitsh support
on the continent, highly reliable
quarters said to-day.
The British Indicated to the
French, these sources said, that if
Paris does not reply favorably to
the latest British questions about
the Mediterranean, Britain will con
sider Franco-Brltish cooperation
ended. Britain has called for a
“yes" or "no" answer on whether
France will cooperate with the Bri
tish fleet In the event of an un
provoked attack by Italy.
British official sources here, when
questioner, refused to confirm or
(Continued on Page 4.)
Final News Flashes
Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 17.—(UP)—On
April 28, 1934, Frederick Cain, Yysilanti youth,
drove his automobile through a group of people
killing Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stockdale. The sur
vivors were five orphaned children of the Stock
dales. Today, Circuit Judge George W. Sample
placed Cain on probation for five years, stipulat
ing: He must pay $10 weekly toward the support
of the orphans, and to pay $50 costs within six
months. He must not drive an automobile again.
And under no circumstances may the youth pur
chase liquor.
Rapid City, S. D., Oct. 17.—(UP)—A take
off at dawn tomorrow in the Third National
Geographic Society-United States army strato
' sphere ballooto attempt appeared certain today.
Cavalrymen from Fort Meade were ordered to
the take-off bowl, eleven miles west of here, to
serve as ground crew for the giant balloon. The
weather report showed favorable conditions over
the area of flight. A later report was expected to
determine definitely whether inflation would be
ordere dtonight for a dawn start.
Wellesley, Mass., Oct. 17.—(UP)—Jack
Fenwick, 17, Wellesley high school senior, was
dead today of injuries suffered in a high school
football game Saturday. Fenwick was hurt in
ternally while playing halfback in the Welles
ley-Natick game.
Of great interest to Catholics of
this city is a list of 36 clerical ap
pointments and transfers, made by
Most Reverend Maurice P. Mc
Aullffe, bishop of Hartford, and an
nounced to-day through the Catho
lic Transcript, diocesan publica
tion. Affected by to-day’s an
nouncement are priests now sta
tioned at churches here, priests who
formerly served in this city, and
two newly-ordained Waterbury
young men.
The two young priests receiving '
assignments are Rev. John Byrnes
and Rev. Lawrence Doucette. Father
Byrnes is named to serve as assist
ant at St. Patrick’s church, Hart
ford. Father Doucette goes from
St. Anthony’s church, Bridgeport,
to the Church of the Assumption,
Stratfield, as assistant.
Local Parishes Affected
Two priests now stationed at lo
cal parishes are transferred else
where. The two are Rev. Francis
Breen, now of the church of the
Sacred Heart, and Rev. Ernest
Bolleau, now at St. Ann’s church.
(Continued on Page 4.)
Columbus, O., Oct. 17—(UP)—An
army airplane struck an electric
wire during maneuvers near Shade
ville, O., today, and fell in a march- (
lng column of Fort Hayes soldiers.
The plane's observer and five of the
contingent of 300 men were injured.
The pilot escaped injury. The men
were marching to Chlllicothe, south
of here. After encamping near
Shadevllle last night, they resumed (
maneuvers today, with instructions
that an air force would ’‘attack'’ (
somewhere along the line of march. |
The war games proved realistic ]
when the plane piloted by Lieut, s
Theodore Graff, with Sergt. Glen i
Scarberry as observer, swooped low f
and struck the wire. The plane was
one of three operating from Port \
Columbus. [
The men dropepd into a roadside c
ditch as the plane "attacked.” ®
Those injured, none seriously,
were Corporal H. Reed and Privates
Fred C. Coleman, Raymond Deer
field, R. W. Brown and J. Corbett. ‘
The plane was demolished. j
Hampton, N. H.. Oct. 17—(UP)— s
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., Harvard
junior and son of the president, t
hase been fined $5 on a speeding j
charge. Young Roosevelt was stop- j
ped on Lafayette road Sept. 18 for (
traveling at a 66-mile-an-hour clip.
Judge John W. Perkins Imposed the
fine yesterday. The case originally
was called Sept. 28, and when ]
Roosevelt failed to appear New
Hampshire authorities appealed to
the Massachusetts registrar of mo
tor vehicles to urge him to set an
example “as a law-abiding citizen.’ <
The default was explained as owing a
to a "misunderstanding." 1
-—- 1
Cristobal, C. Z., Oct. 17—(U.P.)— a
President Roosevelt sailed aboard t
the U. 8. 8. Houston to-day appar
ently bound for the San Bias Is- a
lands. It was believed he planned t
an Indefinite stay for several fishing 1
expeditions. -- *
War Danger Much More
Serious—British Fleet
Not On Pleasure Jaunt
Former High School
Athlete Died Today
Joseph Edward Moore, 28,
former local resident and
prominent in athletic circles
here died this morning at the
Nassau County Hospital. He
was a graduate of Crosby high
school and was one of the out
standing athletes during his
course there. In Long Island he
had been engaged as manager
of a store for the Atlantic and
Pacific company and through
his genial personality had ac
quired a host of friends and
acquaintances by whom he was
held in high esteem.
Mr. Moore is survived by his
wife, Mrs. Mercedes Keefe
Moore; his mother, Mrs. Ellen
Magner Moore; one sister, Mrs.
Laurence Kilbride; and two
brothers, James L. Moore of
this city and John F. Moore of
Washington, D. C. The funeral
will be held In this city, time
and arrangements to be an
nounced later.
.eague Will Attempt to
Cripple All Industries
That Help Italy
oi inwKMUA nun
(Copyright, 1935, by United Press)
Geneva, October 17 — (UP) —An
embargo on selected key products to
Italy, intended to cripple Its Indus
try, was agreed on today by a
League of Nations sub-committee.
The products include managanese
jre, chromium, tin, iron, ferrol-man
tanese, amalgaum, tungsten, molyb
len, radium, aluminum and nickel.
The economic sub-committee of
the league’s "general staff” of 18
nations voted to recommend the
■mbargo to the league's penalty com
mittee, on which all member na
tions are represented.
Selected Products
Their selected products comprise
‘List No. 1” of a three part classl
rication of products necessary for
war, of which it is hoped to deprive
Italy entirely in time.
This List No. 1 consists of raw ma- 1
erials whose production and world I
markets are predominately con- 1
rolled by league members, and, 1
therefore, may more easily be con- I
To the original list, however, the
lub-committee added aluminum ,
ind nickel. These had been on
List No. 2,” comprising materials j
(Continued on Page 4.)
10,000 of Them Paraded
For Emperor Before
Going to Front
Copyright, 1935, by United Press)
Addis Ababa, Oct 17—Forty thous
,nd savage warriors, howling and
randishing weapons surged past
Imperor Halle Selassie today,
houtlng defiance at Italy as they
ecelved orders sendllg them to
ght the invading Italian legions.
The Ethiopian fighting men—
rho might have stepped from the
ages of a chronical of the times
f Tamerlane—waved swords, spears
nd guns as they piedged themselves
9 fight to the death to defend
heir homeland.
They cheered wildly as a procu
ration by the emperor was read
ailing upon ^hem to give their lives
l battle but to sell them dearly.
Iraybeards. and boys of 12 shouted:
Threat of Warriors
“We will die for you. We are the
ons of lions, born for war. We will ,
ick the invader to pieces and feed
outhhlm to the vultures.” J
At the emperor’s side during the
emonstratlon by the tribesmen who
ave beel converging on the capital
rom the south and southwest for
ays, stood his minister of war,
(Continued on Page 4.)
St. Johns, N. F.. Oct. 17—<UP)~
Irave concern was felt today for
homeward bound Labrador flsh
ig fleet as a strong northeast gale
:shed the east coast of New
High tides and heavy seas de
troyed marine and fishing struc
ures all along the coast.
Many ships in the Labrador fleet
'ere known enroute home with
eavy hauls and It was feared he
imberlngt vessels may have been
i the path of the high winds.
e . * vi.Vi, ?
Sent for Two Purposes: First, to Force Mussolini to
Back Down; Second, to Compel Him to Desist;
France Probably Will Yield to Great Britain
(United Press Cable Editor)
New York, October 17 — (UP) — The danger of war
In the Mediterranean between Britain and Italy seemed
graver today than at any time since Italy’s invasion of
Ethiopia started.
There was no longer any mistaking the British atti
tude. In refusing to withdraw its Mediterranean fleet
_ ----- i concentration. cabinet indicated
Italian Army Is Ordered
to Push Ahead for
Over 250 Miles
(By United Press)
Djibouti, French Somaliland—
Reported Italians killed "a number”
>f British Nationals on Ethiopia
3rltish Somaliland frontier.
Geneva—League of Nations sub
committee agreed to embargo sel
ilected war materials from Italy to
:rlpple its industries.
Rome—Dispatch from Asmara
■eports Italian column mdvlni;
northward along British Somaliland
London—Cabinet to warn country
of danger of war.
Paris—British demand yes or no
reply from France on fleet coopera
tion in event of clash with Italy.
Alexandria — Egyptian infantry
(Continued on Page 4.)
Vot Joining General Em=
bargo on Italy—Canada
Stands By League
Washington, Oct. 17—(UP)—In
llcations that the League of Nations
lowers will go slow in making any
'ormal approach to the United
States to join them in applying a
reneral embargo against Italy were
lengthened today after the French
ambassador called at the state de
Andre de Laboulaye, French em
mssador, conferred for 30 minutes
vlth Secretary of State Cordell Hull
vlthout mentioning the subject of
American cooperation with the
eague powers in application of sanc
lons against Italy. |
De Laboulaye said he had a gen
xal discussion with Hull on the en- j
(Continued on Page 2.)
Twin Hills, Oklahoma City, Oct.
7—(UP)—Walter Hagen, playing
vith brilliancy that has seldom
narked his game in recent years, <
bowed the way for the younger
feneration in qualifying round of
he national PGA tournament to- ;
lay, carding a 67, three under par.
le was the first of the field of 114
jrofesslonals to get under perfect
Hagen’s sub-par round blasted Al- i
fin Krueger, the Beloit, Wls., semi- 1
>ro baseball pitcher out of the lead
te had taken with a par 70.
Hagen scored two birdies on the
irst nine but lost a stroke to par on
he 200 yard par three 7th to take
he outward nine in 34. He got
lown in three for a birdie three at
he second and sliced ofT a stroke (
it the par 5th. Coming in he started ,
irith a birdie three at the tenth,
aught another birdie on the par
ive 16th and shot the other In par.
New York, Oct. 17.—(UP)—Ed
yard A. Fllene, Boston merchant
,nd philanthropist, returned todya
>n the Italian liner Rex from the
outh of France where he re
uperated from an attack of pneu
nonla with which he was stricken
yhile in Moscow.
The 76-year old retail authority
aid his life had been saved by Dr
tits Meyer who flew with oxygen
nd serum from Berlin to the So
let capital.
The Rex brought in 1478 passen
ers of which 829 were American
ttlzena. Ships officers said there
tad been only 10 cancellatolns be
muse of President Roosevelt's i
yarning against travel on ships of j
yarring nations but passengers in
isted there were more than 4tt |
quite clearly that it was sent there
on business, not on a pleasure cruise.
In that case, the fleet could have
been sent only for two purposes—
either as a demonstration to force
Mussolini to back down, or for ac
tual use in case he didn't and
chose forcibly to resist Britain’s de
mand that he halt his war in Africa.
Attitude With France
Britain’s attitude towards France
also took a startling turn. After
weeks of negotiation, London indi
cated that its patience was ex
hausted with Premier Laval’s hesi
tating efforts to play with both
sides and alienate neither.
The Paris bureau of the United
Press was reliably Informed today
that Britain has finally told France
(Continued on Page 12.)
Consolidated Its Position
in Tigre Province; Ethi
opians Hide Munitions |
(Copyright, 1935, by. United Press)
Rome, Oct. 17.—CUP)—Italy to
day consolidated Its position In
northern Ethiopia with appointment
of the deserter, Ras Halle Selassie
Gugsa, as governor of Tigre prov
ince, and ordered its army In the
south to drive northward with all
possible speed to cut off Ethiopian
The Italian forces, seeking to push
northward from Somaliland 350
miles to Jijlga and Harar, are being
Pampered by renewed rains, a gov
ernment spokesman announced.
Military circles, however, reported
that Italian airplanes had success
fully bombed an Ethiopian base at
Warroh, 75 miles southeast of Harar
in the southern front, and SO mllee
from the border of British Somali
Foreign military experts predicted
possibly the heaviest lighting of th0\
war impended in the Jljiga-Harar \
sector, where they said the Ethiop
ians have concentrated about 135,
)00 of their fiercest lighting tribes
Munitions in Caves
In caves deep in the mountains of
that region, the Ethiopians are re
ported to have stored considerable
juan titles of munitions, food and
light trucks. There Emperor Haile
Selassie s warriors expect to make
jne of their major stands against
the Italian legions, which are under
irders to push on as soon as the
weather permits.
Appointment of Gugsa as governor
>f Tigre province was announced in
in official communique, which said
eaders of the section "and all the
>eople” welcomed the action with
By appointing the Ethiopian
eader governor, Italy seeks to set
ip a puppet ruler of the northern
>rovince, part of which it already
las captured, and thus facilitate
(Continued on Page 3.)
Washington, Oct. 17—(UP)—Oov
rnment expenses and receipts for
he current fiscal year to Oct. IStba
ls compared with a year ago;
rills Yrnr Expenses (,»t Year
2,18,946,747.30 31,828,398,<79.00
I, 120,192 387.78 31,131,368,418.10
II, 069,754,369.52

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