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Srmmu Walmsley today called 500 additional police to duty from the civil service lists, swelling the local constabulary force to 1,400 men. Pull arms. Including riot guns, were issued to the augmented lorce at headquarters. All officers now on leave were recalled to duty and 12 hour police shifts were decreed for the first time here In 15 years. The rival forces stood ready to bat tle for control of New Orleans. The city was tense, fearing the first hostile move by either side might pre cipitate an actual clash. Long, self-titled "Ktngfish.” moved about like a war general, “command ing” 500 National Guardsmen mobi lized at Jackson Barracks on the edge of the city. Walmsley "Army” Ready. The embattled Walmsley. once a friend of Long, held his 1,400 police men in readiness to resist any possible attempt of Long to usurp the city po lice power. Almost two score militiamen held the city registration voting office which they stormed Monday night. Machine guns looked from the win dows across a narrow street toward City Hall. Gov. O. K| Allen’s proclamation of partial martial law, applying to the City Hall area, continued in effect Ward and precinct leaders of both factions muttered. Ordinary citizens stared wide-eyed at the fully armed State soldiers in the voting office. Some stopped to laugh and joke with the Guardsmen. Walmsley and Long lambasted each other over the radio last night. The whole affair pointed to the coming congressional primary In Sep tember. In which Watoialey and Long are supporting rival candidates. mayor see* wing »u*c. Along with that Issue was Long’s | announced determination to clean up i the "vice and corruption” In the city, which Walmsley interpreted as a ruse for Long to seise control of the New Orleans administration. The main point at Issue today re volved about the new police board authorised at the recent Long-con trolled legislative session to take the police power away from Mayor Walms iey. The board, composed of representa tives selected by various civic or ganisations, was scheduled to assume control at noon today, but the city administration obtained a court order yesterday temporarily restraining it from taking authority pending a hear ing Monday. Walmsley armed his policemen and stationed them at headquarters with Instructions to resist any attempt to dislodge them. Long and Allen were noncommunl catlve about the presence of the 500 National Guardsmen at the barracks. Infantry, artillery and cavalry troops were ready for action. Walmsley in his radio address last night described Long as a "cringing coward.” hiring bodyguards like “an Al Capone" and said the Senator would “pay the penalty as other car pet-baggers have done" if a single life be lost in defense of the city. Calls Charges "Lies He branded as "lies” charges made by Senator Long in a previous address that the PcUce Department was thriv ing on graft and that the city was overrun with gambling establishments and house* of prostitution that had to pay tribute to Walmsley. The mayor said. "We will never sur render to this madman " and compared the Louisiana Senator with “Caligula. JVero, Attila. Henry the Eighth, Louis (Continued on Page 2, Column 1.) SECOND SHIP WRECKED i All Lives Saved in Accident in “Dangerous Archipelago." | PAPEETE. Tahiti. August 1 OP) — I The "Dangerous Archipelago ’—known ' in the South Seas as the Tuamotu group of Islands—has claimed another victim, this time the intensland steamer Vllle de Papeete, which is a total loss or. the reef at Haraiki Island. 300 miles east of here. All those on board reached shore aafely. The VlUe de Papeete, under charter to the Compagnie Messagenes Mara time* to pick up copra at various islands, caught on the reef recently. She was a 164-foot ship of 615 tons, built at Troon in 1928. RAIN-MAKING MACHINE “GETS” MUSIC, TOO: TELEVISION NEXT ft? th* Associated Press BRANTFORD Ontario. August 1 — Brantford has its rain maker, but : unlike the Indian medicine man of (Fairfax. Okla.. be claims he has pro- : duced storms, not mere sprinkling He is Frank Clark, who says he has jaapent IS yean completing a device Shat draws moisture from the heavens : Clark declared he had his device |T'on* for only four hours two days |ag° and "brought the storm." It did Spiortn at that time. Clark maintains the "rain maker" I gV> can receive music—and television 3*s the machine's next development J 1 It will produce any kind of weather, he says. The "rain maker." resting in a closet at Clark's home, is a tangle of wins with a packing box. an aerial and a mysterious box wrapped with insulating tape. The box is Mr. Clark's own little secret and when asked about it, all he said was: "Well, it won't hurt any one " It is so powerful, he added, that only one will be needed on the North Amer ican Continent. In the Winter the weather could be made "to order from day to day ” "I have made it all by myself in my spare time," he said. 1 I Capital Motorists Find Faces ! Red as Voice of Safety Speaks -----. ... WASHINGTON D 1ST. OF COL. 1 t' Maj. E W Brown Impersonating the Voice of Safety. Capt. Milton D Smith is shown at the wheel. —Star Staff Photo. Today the Voice of Safety spoke. As It did so A woman who hfd started to park her car abreast of another at the curb looked up with startled expres sion and stepped on the gas. A barefooted boy near Peace Mon ument halted hu> play on the street and Jumped back on the sidewalk. A taxicab driver who was pulling out from the curb without signaling his Intentions suddenly remembered about a certain regulation governing use of the left arm as a warning sem aphore. An ice man trundling a cake of Ice across the street In the middle of the block stopped a moment—and then went right ahead across the street. And were their faces red? Maybe the blushes came because of (.he distinction accorded them. They had been singled out of all the thou sands of people in Washington as the first victims for a gentle chiding by the "Voice"—that mysterious direct appeal to conscience and common sense desired by the Board of Trade and the Police Department. Today the voice was that of Maj. Ernest W. Brown, superintendent of police. The timely admonitions came from a loud speaker mounted atop a dazzlingly white sedan, emblazoned with such appropriate advice as "Drive Considerately.” "Give the Pedestrian a Chance.” "Take Time to Be Careful” and "Courtesy Leads to Trafflc Safety.” In the car, in addition to Maj. i Brown, rode District Commissioner I Melvin C. Hazen and Capt. Milton D. ; Smith, the latter at the wheel. Ahead, alongside and in the wake of the safety car came a small mobile army composed of Board of Trade representatives, municipal officials, press and movie photographers, re porters and even broadcasters. Hia watchword being "courtesy” toward all Maj. Brown graciously per mitted the cars of observers to cluster around the white sedan as it cruised from the Union Station plaza to (Continued on Page iTColumn 6.) PROBERS REFUSE TO HEARKELLEV Arlington County Chairman Had Asked to Defend Official Acts. Br a Staff Correspondent of The Star. ARLINGTON COUNTY COURT HOUSE, August 1.—Lyman M. Kelley, chairman of the Arlington County Board, was denied the privilege of appearing before the special grand jury convened here yesterday after it had been charged by Judge Walter T. McCarthy to investigate and pre sent to the Circuit Court “any cases of malfeasance, misfeasance, miscon duct, wilful neglect or incompetency on the part of any officials of the county government.” In a letter presented to Lawrence W. Douglas, commonwealth attorney, Kelley asked the privilege of appear ing before the grand jurors “to be questioned on any matters pertaining to the questions before them.” He stated that he had been advised by friends and newspaper articles that the special grand jury had been called “to Investigate, among other things, act* or deeds of mine.” homing 10 conceal. "Being an official of Arlington County and having nothing whatever to conceal of any nature as to my public or private business, I ask the privilege of appearing before the jury now convening to be questioned on any matters pertaining to the ques tions before them,” Kelley said in his petition. The request was denied after a con ference between Douglas and Judge McCarthy. Kelley was at the court house almost all day yesterday while the jury was in session. After hearing five witnesses during its all-day session yesterday, the jury adjourned last night to resume their investigations at 10 o'clock this morn ing. Among the witnesses who ap peared before the jury yesterday were three contractors, J. E. MacPherson, Van E. Thompson and Roger Daniel. The other two witnesses were C. C. Lamond, an official of the Potomac River Clay Works of Alexandria, and' Crandall Mackay. former Common wealth attorney of Arlington County. Four Must Concur. At least four members of the Jury of seven men must concur in the be lief that there should be a present ment before any charge may be brought in. Judge McCarthy told the jurors when they convened The members of the special jury are J. Thomas Manning. Harris Levy. P E. Schaub. Walter O’Hara, fore man: Philip M. Talbott. S. Groome Eareckson and Louis C. Carl. New Yorker Found Guilty of Selling New Car Below List Price. By the Associated Press. / NEW YORK. August 1.—Gordon S. Harris, an automobile dealer, was con victed in General Sessions Court to day on a charge of violating the mo tor vehicle retail code. It was the first conviction under the code in the State. Harris, who lives in Ridgewood, N. J., and maintains offices in New York, was remanded to the Tombs Prison for sentencing next Tuesday. He was ordered held to enable Dis trict Attorney William C. Dodge to Investigate evidence of forgery ad duced during the trial. $500 Fine Is Possible. The penalty for violation of the motor retail code is a $500 fine. Harris was charged with having sold to Howard A. Boyd, code investi gator, a new automobile for $50 under the list price. There were two counts in the complaint, one that Harris had offered to sell, the other that he had actually made the sale. The defendant’s case was based on his contention that he had turned the transaction over to another auto mobile salesman, William S. Willis, part-time employe of a Haledon, N. J. agency. He had done this, he testified, after he had leaned Boyd was an investigator. Deal M' Je in Winter, Harris had Willis deliver the «iar to Boyd on February 5, this year. At that time several papers covering the transaction were signed, one of them being a receipt for the machine. The prosecution, through the testi mony of a handwriting expert, at tempted to show that on the receipt, the name of Harris as the seller had been erased and Willis’ name substi tuted. The testimony of the handwriting expert, who declared that several of the papers covering the sale had been altered, caused Chief Justice Frederic Kernochan to order Harris remanded for further investigation. HIROTA QUITS ROLE OF RAIL MEDIATOR Advises That Soviets Should Ne gotiate Directly With Manchukuo. By the Associated Press. TOKIO, August 1.—A foreign office spokesman explained today that Koki Hirota. minister of foreign affairs, had withdrawn for the time being from the role of mediator in the Chinese East ern Railway question after advising that Soviet Russia should negotiate directly with Manchukuo in the mat ter. He said this action did not ex clude the possibility that he would resume the mediation should the ne gotiators desire. The newspaper Nichi Nichi reported from Ksinking, capital of Manchukuo. that the new nation which Japan created wtU abandon the negotiations il Hirota ceases to act as mediator. Negotiations have been under way for some time past toward the pur chase by Manchukuo of the Chinese Eastern Railway, built by China and Russia in Cxarist days. OLSON’S SOLDIERS ARRESI STRIKERS DURINGJWO RAIDS Central Labor Union at Min neapolis Mopped Up by Guardsmen. MOVEMENT OF TRUCKS BACKED BY ARMED MEN Guerrilla Attacks Occur After Violence Campaign Ii Put Down. By th« Aaaoclated Pre»*. MINNEAPOLIS. August 1—Heavily armed troops In quieting striking truck drivers today raided the Central Labor Union, where scores of men and women were found. Twenty Army trucks with machine guns lined up outside the building within three blocks of the heart of town, and the Guardsmen took control of the place An estimated 2,000 spectators, many of them shoppers, jammed adjacent sidewalks to watch the troops. Some Firearms Found. Officers said some firearms were found in the building. No arrests were made immediately and several of the occupants were released after questioning. Many were searched. Forty automobiles used by pickets were confiscated during the raid. Albert Goldman, Chicago labor at torney, immediately began considera tion of legal moves to obtain the re lease of strike leaders under arrest. Goldman expressed the belief "we might question the legality of the martial law order and also the legality of the arrests.” The raid was the second today. Guards seized the headquarters of the truck drivers first at 4 a.m., ar rested the ringleaders, and smashed an organized movement to stop all truck transportation in defiance of military law. Adji. Gen. E. A. Walsh, In com mand of the troops, said: "The round-up of these officials was started because they defied orders of military rule by holding a meeting at the parade grounds last night without a permit. Effective immedi ately, any pickets cruising the city in automobiles will be arrested." Among those marched off to the fair grounds for incarceration in the stockade there were Vincent Dunne and Mose Bork. two of the strike leaders. Books and records of the union. No. 874, were left in the build ing, placed under a guard selected from the 1,000 troops surrounding the place. wounded Men Lett. All were ejected from the head quarters except a doctor, two nurses and a few strikers still ailing from wounds suffered in the outbreak of July 20, in which 68 persons were hurt, most of them shot by police. Pour field machine guns, drawn up before the entrance, rolled back to the armory, the troops sheathed their Tommy guns and gas guns, and all except the few men left as sentinels hiked back to the armory within two hours after they had struck in the early dawn without meeting any re sistance. Officers formed their men in a solid line completely around the block in which strikers congregated in a former garage. Marksmen, alert for belligerent moves by those inside the place, took up posts in doorways of a tenement across the street. Others routed oc cupants out of bed and peered through windows, automatic rifles ready. Troops hemmed the block and sev eral squads, in marching formation, were drawn up in front of the en trance to the headquarters, machine guns ready to be swung into action. A few early risers, on their way to work, stopped to watch from nearby corners as Col. Elmer McDevitt, pro vo6t marshal, went inside to arrest (.Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) POPE PIUS ON VACATION; BREAKS OLD PRECEDENT Leaves Vatican in Motorcade for Summer Residence High in Alban Hills. By the Associated Prass. VATICAN CITY, August 1— Pope Pius XI left the walls of the Vatican today for his Summer residence at C as tel Gandolfo, breaking a papal precedent of 65 years. He and his suite made the trip in a motorcade of four American au tomobiles The Pope rode in the sec ond car with Msgr. Caccia Dominioni. The blinds of the automobile were drawn. The first car bore the Pope’s engi neer and nephew. Count Franco Ratti; the Governor of Vatican City, wd the commander of the Papal Gen darmes. The other cars carried other high officials of the Holy See. The Summer residence is near Rome, high In the Alban Hills. H.J. C00LID6E DROWNS Boston Banker and Attorney Dies at Summer Estate. ASHLAND. N. H, August 1 (A3).— Harold Jefferson Coolidge. 65, socially prominent Boston attorney, drowned in Squam Lake near his Summer borne on Long Island last night. He was a director of the National Shawmut Bank and the Ipswich Mills. Guide for Readers Page Amusements.B-16 Comics .B-10 Features . B-9 Financial .A-15-16-17 Lost and Found. A-9 Radio .B-ll Serial Story.B-5 Service Orders.A-13 Society.B-2-3 Sports . A-18-19 i I ^VJNCLE is MOT SATisfitO \MTH HIS SHAR-t AND YOU'VE COT To CUT XYOUESOUTI 28 ARE INDICTED IN DETROIT IDE Bankers and Former Bank ers Charged With Various Federal Violations. By the Associated Press. DETROIT. August 1.—Twenty-eight present and former Detroit bankers were charged with various infractions of the Federal banking laws today in 22 Indictments returned by the Fed eral grand Jury which has been in vestigating the circumstances that led to Michigan’s financial debacle of last year. The chaiges mainly are conspiracy to make false statements and mis application of funds. Many of the men named today were among the 13 indicted on June 29 by the same grand Jury. Among those indicted today are; i Wilson W. Mills, chairman of the board of the dosed First National Bank, Detroit; John Ballantyne, former president of the Detroit Bankers’ Co., holding company for the First National and other banks; E. D. Stair, president of the Detroit Bankers’ Co. and publisher of the De troit Free Press; Oscar Webber, vice president and general manager of the J L. Hudson Co. and a former direc tor of the First National, and Robert O. Lord, former president of the Guardian Detroit Union Group, hold ing company for the Guardian Na tional Bank of Commerce and a score of other Michigan banks. Others included T. P. W. Living stone, former president of the old Dime Savings Bank and later a vice chairman of the Executive Committee of the First National; John R. Bodde, former vice president of the First National Board; James L. Walsh, former executive vice president of the Guardian group; Herbert R. Wilkin, former general manager of the Guardian group; Donald N. Sweeny, former president of the First Na tion; William T. Barbour, president of the Detroit-Michigan Stove Co. and former director of the First Na tional; James Thayer McMillan, former director of the First National. Others on List D. Dwight Douglas, former presi dAt of the old First National and subsequently vice president of the De troit Bankers’ Co.; Ralph Gilchrist, president of the Detroit & Windsor Perry Co., and former director of the First National; Herbert L. Chitten den, former chairman of the Execu tive Committee of the First National; W. Wesson Seybum, capitalist, for mer director of the First National; James S. Holden, former director of the First National; Ralph Stone, vice chairman of the Detroit Trust Co., and former director of the First Na tional; James O. Murfin, Detroit attorney, and active in banking cir cles; Edwin J. Eckert, George Wiley, John M. Donaldson. Julian P. Bowen, Fred J. Robinson, Richard H. Web ber, Mark A. Wilson, Robert Shiell and William B. Mayo. 5544,221 Misapplied. It is charged that 14 former officers and directors of the People’s Wayne County Bank, which merged with the First National Bank, Detroit, in 1932, misapplied 5544.221.35 of bank funds in the purchase of inadequately se cured notes. It also is charged that 11 officers and directors of the Detroit Bankers’ Co., holding company for the First National and other institutions, and of the First National, had knowl edge of these purchases. Three former officers of the Guar dian Detroit Union Group, Inc., a holding company for the Guardian National Bank of Commerce and a score of other Michigan institutions, are charged with having made a fa'iss report to the Federal Reserve Bank, by omitting 5600.000 of bills payable in a report of the Union Industrial Bank & Trust Co. of Flint, Mich. Two of these men. James L. Walsh, a former vice president of the Guardian Group, and Herbert R. Wilkin, former executive vice president and cashier of the Flint Bank, were named in State warrants issued in Flint last week, based on the same transaction. The third, Robert O. Lord, former president of the Guardian Group, was among those indicted a month ago. 300 Die in Korean Floods. TOKIO, August 1 (A1).—The Korean governor general announced today that more than 300 persons are dead or missing following recent floods in South Korea. The losses were esti mated at about (9,000,000. It was announced that 12,000 houses were swept away, 53.000 inundated, and more than 300.000 acres of farms had been destroyed. t I Gen. Johnson Rests At Home, Head In Mother’s Lap By the Associates Press. OKMULGEE. Okla , August 1. —Gen. Hugh S. Johnson rested last night, rested as he used to do. his head in his mother's Up. Stretched out on a sofa in the modest living room of the cot tage on South Seminole avenue, where Mrs. S. L. Johnson— "mom” to the general—lives, the N. R. A. chieftain—"Hughey” to her—sighed deeply and smiled up at her. And they had a long mother and-son chat, their first since Mrs. Johnson visited her son several months ago in Washing ton. IN RACE OVER DIXIE Lands Near Atlanta as Two Others Are Seen—Five Start in Contest. By the Associated Preaa. ATLANTA, August 1.—The Good year VIII, one of five entries in the National Balloon Race, landed at Bolton, an Atlanta suburb, shortly after three gas bags were sighted here today. The Goodyear entry was piloted by Lieut Karl L. Lange and Vemer L. Smith, his aide. The landing was made safely. The other two balloons drifted in a northeast direction. Two of the balloons had not been reported at noon. All took off from Legion Field at Birmingham last night to decide the Nation's three entries in the Gordon Bennett Trophy race at Warsaw, Po land, September 23. The air line distance from Atlanta to Birmingham is 125 miles. Change Direction. 'Ae balloons first were sighted by Atlanta suburb residents of Bolton, 5 miles from the heart of the city, in a northwesterly direction. The gas bags seemed to change direction as they approached the city and their course apparently was directed north east. One of the three came near enough for Atl&ntlans In office buildings to see it. Pour of the bags floated off in a northeasterly direction into the dark ness from Legion Field last night while 8,000 persons cheered. The fifth, the Navy entrant, went higher and caught a northwest wind. The winner Is determined by the air line distance from the starting field to the point where the balloon lands. Weather conditions were Ideal as the entries were cast adrift. Gets Wrong Balloon. Six entries originally were in the race, but the City of Chicago was scratched shortly before the start. It was said the gas available would not lift the baUoon. Pilot Henry Hansen said the wrong balloon had been ship ped to Birmingham for the race. The three balloons making the most distance wUl win an opportunity to enter the International contest, in which the Gordon Bennett Tro phy is the prize. In addition, first place gets a cash prize of $700; sec ond, $500; third, $300, and fourth, $200. Officials expressed hope that one of the bags might exceed the record of 1,072 miles established by Ward T. Van Orman In 1924. Van Orman took off from San Antonio. Tex., and landed at Rochester, Minn. None of the pilots In the race has ever won the national event. HOUSEMAID OF 70 HELD Obtaining Large Sum by Deceiv ing Art Lovers Charged. MONTEUX, Prance, August 1 UP).— A 70-year-old housmaid, Mine. Valo pln, was arrested today on a charge of having obtained half a million francs from three Avignon art lovers, who allegedly were deluded Into the belief they were buying rare pictures and royal heirlooms from the mag nificent Paris residence of the Prin cess Bourbon-Panne. Mme. Valopln was taken into cus tody In a handsome home which she had purchased with the money ob tained from the collectors. Police charged she laid the ground work for the deal by trafficking hon estly for years. i TUGWELL STIES AT OBSCURANTISTS Aims at “Tories” Who Seek Cancellation of Social Insurance. By the AuocUted Press. Rexford O. Tugwell, administration agricultural planner, says certain "Tories” want “nothing so much as the cancellation of the social insur ance” for the farmer. These “obscurantists," the Under secretary of Agriculture told a radio audience last night, “have seized on the great natural calamity of a drought” to discredit the farm pro gram. It was, Tugwell said, an “in decent expression of Joy that thou sands of farmers have been hurt by freak weather." “What they resent,” Tugwell said of opponents to the program, “is the fact that the people of ihe United States have organized themselves to deal promptly and effectively with economic problems as they arise, with out being thrown on the mercy of those who formerly profited by de moralization and coined chaos Into dividends. “They want nothing so much as the cancellation of the social Insurance with which we have provided agri culture. They want the human beings who live on the land to be subject only to the will and convenience of the speculators, who thrive on confu sion and calamity.” Control Methods Not Permanent. Tugwell said the production control methods were adopted with the idea that they could be “modified or aban doned as industry attuned itself to an economy of abundance." Tugwell contended that without the new deal’s millions to aid agriculture and drought victims and its measures to provide against future catastrophies, ■‘we should face famine and poUtical revolution in the Farm States and food riots in the cities.” Describing the Farm Administra tion's efforts to adjust production and consumption, Tugwell, whose address was released through the Democratic National Committee, said: “I know that I am speaking for the Department of Agriculture when I say that It was only with the greatest reluctance that we temporarily called a halt to that unchecked, gigantic and uneconomic abundance which is the first law of nature, but we felt that with industrial America controlling its production in order to maintain profitable prices with absolute indif ference to the fate of the millions who depend on industry for a livelihood, (Continued on Page 4. Column 5.) FIRST BOAT AWAITED Churchill, Manitoba, Port Will Open for Season August 10. CHURCHILL, Manitoba, August 1 (fP).—Warm winds dafted across Hud son Bay today, brightening propects for Northern navigation which will open at this port August 10. Ten steamers have been scheduled to make calls here, and it was ex pected that more will arrive, some to take part of the 2.500.000 bushels of wheat which fills one huge eleva tor. The first vessel expected is the S. S. Dalworth, which is bringing a general cargo of merchandise from Antwerp and Newcastle. FATHER ACCUSED OF GIVING SON WHISKY GETS SIX-MONTH TERM Several days of grief and bewilder- | ment had a bitter climax In Police Court today for 3-year-old Paul Manyette. when his father received a six-month jail term after it was testi fied he gave the boy whisky. The child wept and tried to follow his rather. Bernard Manyette, 33, when bailiffs ushered him into the prisoner's dock after sentence was passed by Judge Ralph Given. Paul's cries arose to an hysterical shriek when he saw his father disappear and the child was turned over to his mother. Mrs. Helen Manyette, to be removed from court. The elder Manyette received one of the longest sentences on record for a simple charge of Intoxication. He pleaded guilty to this offense, but pretested innocence when Judge Given laid: “What do you mean by giving this innocent baby whisky?” Paul’s small head wits In a whirl ana he wobbled unsteadily on his feet when strangers noticed him Moo- • A day afternoon at Sixth and F streets. Despite his objections, Paul was turned over to a policewoman, who took him to Emergencv Hospital where he was found to be suffering from the effects of alcohol. The child's stomach was pumped out and he was taken to the Receiving Home for Children, where he spent yester day. Officials there turned the boy over to his mother last night. The next time he saw his father was in th« prisoner’s dock this morning. When sentence was passed, Paul ran up to his father and kissed him He tried to follow as deputies led ths elder Manyette off to Jail. Woman’s Bureau officials said they would present the case to the District Attorney tomorrow, in an effort to have Manyette prosecuted for giving the boy whisky. Manyette’s wife told the court bt gave their son liquor and that she had smelled it on the child’s breath. This, however, Manyette denied. HITLER MAY SEIZE ABSOLUTE RULE AS HinURMS End of President Believed Near, With Delicate Sit uation Arising. REICHSWEHR LOYALTY MAY BRING UPRISING Government Troops Are Not Ex pected to Submit to Chan cellor's Domination. BULLETIN. BERLIN, August 1 (A*).—An an nouncement at 8:28 pm. tonight said President von Hlndenburg's death agony had set in and death was expected In less than an hour. (Conyrlsht. 10.14. by the Asioclsted Press ) BERLIN, August 1.—Adolf Hitler Intends to be both President and chancellor of Germany, one of hla close friends told the Associated Press today. This would give Hitler a dictator ship as absolute as any in the world. Hitler was busy while Germany prayed for Von Hlndenburg, Its be loved "sturdy oak ” He ordered the cabinet back from vacations for a session tonight. The Oerman press was commanded not to speculate on Von Hlndenburg's successor. Hlndenburg Near* End. Physicians watching over the Presi dent as he lies near death at Neudeck, East Prussia, reported a slight Im provement last night. But the end of the 88-year-old leader seemed near. Despair gripped many conservative* who had looked upon Hlndenburg a* an anchor against extreme Nazllsm. If Von Hlndenburg dies, fhe Asso ciated Press Informant said, Hltlei would call the cabinet together and read a brief law concentrating all power to himself as President and chancellor. "The whole thing will take but * few minutes," he said, "for the cab inet will, of course. Indorse the pro posal. It will simplify der Fuehrer’? (Hitler’s) whole work immensely If he need no| first ask somebodj whether he may do this or that.” An Indication of the reliability of this source to that Runday he re vealed Von Htbdenburg’fl turn for tht worse and wSi the first man to tip off the fact that Hitler was going to Venice to meet Mussolini. Under the constitution. Dr. Erwin Bumke, president of the Supreme Court, would become acting President until an election was held to choose a successor. Stage Set for Hitler. "All that has been taken care of," was the terse statement of the prop aganda bureau on the matter of suc cession. To many observers this in dicated the stage has been set for Hitler. A foreign office official pointed out "the Hitler government holds emer gency powers enabling it to do almost anything.” If such are the plans of Hitler, the time is speedily approaching when Germany's enigma, the Relchswehr, or regular army, will have to uncover Itself. It has long been devoted to Von Htndenburg, Germany's World War hero. Men who know the spirit of the Relchswehr say it is possible Hitler would not have such smooth sailing If he seated himself in the Hlnden burg chair. Ever since 1919, it was pointed out, the Reichswehr has adamantly re fused to become the foot ball of poli tics. The army was the chief instru ment of the President, while police were the agency of political cabinets To place the Relchswehr under Hit ler, the head of a political government and a political party, friends of ths (Continued on Page 3, Column 3.) MAINE TO DECIDE CLAIM FOR SUSPECT’S RETURN Attorney General Will Kule on Extradition in Michigan Bank Hold-Up By the Associated Press. AUGUSTA. Me , August 1— Attor new General Clyde R. Chapman today was asked by Gov. Louis J. Brann to determine whether Theodore Craig, 31, alias Bents, should be extradited on a warrant alleging that he par ticipated in a Grand Haven, Mich., bank hold-up, August 18, 1933. Counsel for Craig agreed to abide by his decision. They promised not to institute habeas corpus proceedings or try In any other way to block ex tradition should the decision bo against them, the Governor s office said. Craig is held In 850,000 ball at Port land on a fugitive from justice war rant pending the outcome of extra dition proceedings.