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Branch Says Subsidy and
Free Mail Charges Not Taken Into Account. By the Associated Press. The bookkeeping, by w^ich the Post Office Department reported a surplus of $12,161,415 for the fiscal year ending June 30 last, was explained In a statement by Harllee Branch, Sec ond Assistant Postmaster General. As previously made known, this sur plus did not take into account subeldy and free mall charges. Revenues for the year were given by Branch as $586,733,165 and ex penditures as $630,767,000. The re ceipts were $898,199 less than 1933, but expenditures were down $69, 239,256. In reaching what he said was the actual cost of postal activities, the de partment subtracted from total audited expenditures $28,692,604 of subsidies to ocean mail contract holders. $12,992. 991 to airmail contractors, $23,094,882 of postage for Government depart ments. $776,000 for mail of Congress, $545,000 for weekly newspapers han dled free within the county of publi cation and $521,6j2 for handling mail for the blind and similar activities au thorixed by Congress. This would have left the department with a surplus of $23,689,205, but Branch explained that the department had subtracted from this figure $2, 633,564 in outstanding obligations, $5, 485.932 for the cost of operating public buildings and (2,308,334 for which the department became obligated when the Shipping Board turned over to It ad ministration of an ocean mail contract formerly handled by the board. Film Boosts Colony Idea. "The Riders of German East Africa," a German colonial propaganda film, has been given its first showing at Hamburg. It romantically deplcti German fcloneer work in the African colony and the operations of Col. vor Lettow-Vorbeck and his Germans and Askarls In the World War. MILWAUKEE STORE EMPLOYES STRIKE Negotiations of Several Weeks Collapse in Middle of Christ mas Shopping. Br the Associated Press. MILWAUKEE, November 30.— | With the Christmas shopping period heading toward its peak, employes of the Boston Store, one of Milwaukee's major department stores, were called out on strike today. The order. Issued by locals of the International Retail Clerks' Protec tive Association, the Auto Truck Driv ers' Union and the Building Service Employe·' International Union, fol lowed several weeks of negotiation*. Stanley Stone, president of the ■tore, promised "regular service to all customers," but termed a walkout by "some" employee "inevitable." Estimates as to the number of em ployes subject to the strike call were disputed. Phillip Koerner, president of the clerks' union, said 616 regular clerks, 23 extra clerks for rush sea sons, 108 maintenance employes and 64 truck drivers had union affiliations. The store management contended some employes changed their attitude after signing union membership blanks and the total membership did not represent a majority of employes eligible to belong to the union. Songs are still used in treating the sick by medicine men of the Seminole Indians of Florida. 20 CHURCH DEFENDERS SHOT DOWN IN MEXICO Official· Forced to Abandon Mis sion When Villager· Adopt Passive Resistance* Br the Associated Press. MEXICO, D. F., November 30.— Twenty Indians In the village of Huixtls, Chiapas State, stood quietly In iront of their church last Sunday and allowed themselves to be shot down by officials who sought to re move and burn images. Three men and a child were killed. The story, as told in belated dis patches reaching the capital yester day, said the villagers adopted the method of passive resistance when officials tried to enter the church. They surrounded the edifice, stand ing quietly and refusing to allow the men to go in. The latter finally opened fire with pistols, killing four and wounding 16 of the defenders. The officers were forced to abandon their mission. GREEKS RESIST BAN ATHENS, Greece, November 30 (/P). —Foreign Minister Maximos yesterday took the first action against a new Turkish law which forbids the wear ing of religious attire on the streets. Communicating with the Turkish Minister, he forecast strained relations If the order is carried out. The ban includes priests of the Creek Ortho dox Church. Noted Surgeon Diet. DALLAS, Tex., November 30 UP).— Dr. Andrew B. Small, 71, nationally known surgeon, formerly a profeosor af surgery at Southern Methodist Uni versity and Baylor University, died last night. A son, Dr. Andrew B. 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