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Labor Secretary Declares
Reds Planned Jobless Demonstration. Secretary Doak said yesterday the recent "hunger march" was "wholly the Inspiration of communism." Outlawed Communist organizations— one urging violent overthrow of the Government—were charged with re sponsibility for the demonstration Doak said he held evidence showing most of the participants were Com munists, and named John J. Ballam, William E. (Bill) Dunne, Fred G. Bied enkapp, Herbert Benjamin, William Z. Foster and William Weistone as the leaders. Reveals Directions. Saying that the march was planned by the Communist Central Committee, Doak added preparations included "gen eral membership meetings of the Trade Union Unity League, which has been outlawed by United States courts, the District Court and the Court of Appeals. One of the paragraphs Included in the direction for the march reads: " 'Groups of comrades should be as signed to make contact with the work ers in the flop houses, employment agencies, welfare yards, etc., raise spe cial demands and involve them in the hunger march. Special attention to employment agencies in colored sections hiring scabs for longshoremen strike.’ Bares Work in Strike. "Dunne was active in the Lawrence, Mass., strike as the direct representa tive and secretary of the Trade Union Unity League.” Doak said. "This league has been declared by the United States Court of Appeals of the first circuit, Massachusetts, to be an organization which is seeking to overthrow' the Gov ernment of the United States.” ADMITS DOAK CHARGES. Man Who Headed Connecticut Group Here Says Communists Led. SPRINGFIELD, Maas., December 14 (/P).— C. P. Webber of Bridgeport, who headed the Connecticut delegation in the recent march of unemployed on Washington, admitted in an address here Saturday night that Communists were back of the demonstration, thus bearing out the report issued yester day by the United States Department of Labor. Speaking before a small crow'd, he said: "They say our march ■W'as a Communist demonstration and that the Communist members were be hind it. I stand here now and say that the Communists were not behind it .they led it." BODY OF STAGE STAR, DROWNED, IDENTIFIED Jack Thompson, Who Drew Jibes as He Left Party to End Life, Lays Ten Days in Morgue. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, December 14.—The body of Jack Thompson, Broadway mu sical show and vaudeville dancer, who left a party in his apartment, in Man hattan, November 3 to the accompani ment of “wise cracks” by friends, who didn’t believe his announcement that he was “going to throw himself in the river," was identified late yesterday in the Bellevue morgue. It had lain there since December 5, when it was recovered from the North River, off One Hundred and Thirty fifth street. Thompson had played the juvenile lead in "The Connecticut Yankee” in New York for two years, had danced with Betty Compton, musical comedy and film actress, in “Fifty Million Frenchmen” and had an important role in the musical success “Peggy Ann.” Some time ago he suffered an injury to one leg, which had prevented him irom dancing and kept him out of ■work. On election night, November 3, a party was in progress in his apart ment, when Thompson suddenly walked out, saying he was going to throw him sell into the river. None present be lieved him, and as he left they called to him that the water was too cold, for suicide and made similar remarks. Detectives made the identification partly through exceptionally costly den tal work, charts of which were sent to dental magazines in the hope of finding the dentist who h»d done the work, and expensive shoes, said to have cost $40 a pair, found on the body. »' ' ' - Sees Santa Claus After Being Blind For Thirteen Years By the Associated Press. ST. JOHN, New Brunswick, December 14.—Johnny Warner knows now that there is a Santa Claus. He has seen him. The little St. John boy was totally blind for 13 years. An operation recently restored the sight of one eye. Since then Johnny has been around places and looked at things, Including all the prepara tions for Christmas. He glimpsed Santa for the first time in a de partment store. MAN, WHO LEFT BRIDE THREE YEARS, DIVORCED By the Associated Press. 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