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' _ _ weather The on]y evening paper Probably showers tonight and tomor- in Washington With the row, colder tomorrow; southwest winds A ccnrnoforl Pence Mpwc tonight, changing to west and northwest A U , rre „ . ws tomorrow. Temperatures—Highest, 82, and WirephotO Services, at noon today; lowest, 52, at 5 a.m. to day. Full report on page 3. __ oo ou> on - Yesterday’s Circulation, 129,537 Closing N. Y. Markets, Pages 14 and 15 ___ Some Returns Not Yet Received y 22^22 Kntered as second class matter WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1935—THIRTY PAGES. ** (*> M..n. Aa.oci.ted p™.. TWO CENTS. INO. 00,^00. post Office. Washington. J>. t __7_7 7_. _____... , ___ “ ■ 1 _ ~ ■ — - "* 11 ■—1 - ■ -- —^—"———~— 1 "* 1 ——■ ■ ■ NAZI SUBMARINE PROGRAM ALARMS EUROPEANPOWERS Memories of War Scourge by U-Boats Are Re vived. FURTHER VIOLATION OF TREATY IS SEEN German Defense Ministry Admits Ships Constitute Part of Re armament Program. Bv the Associated Press. Acknowledgement at the Berlin De fense Ministry that submarines con stitute a part of the Reich rearma ment program sent a shudder through world capitals today in memory of the U-boat scourge during the World War which sent 5.408 ships to the bottom of the sea. First disclosed in London. Ger many's intention to build submarines was to be considered by the British cabinet, probably early next week. Spokesmen close to the government claimed Germany had again broken the Versailles treaty with a violation even more flagrant than the con scription decree. British reports said 12 submarines of 250 tons each were now under con struction in German shipyards, but the Berlin Defense Ministry denied that any orders had been placed. New Protest Seen. In Paris it was said the submarine disclosure opened up the possibility of a new joint protest on the part of France. England and Italy. United States officials declined to comment, having no official informa tion that Germany was building or Intended to build submarines, even though it was pointed out German construction of U-boats would be in violation of the naval provisions of ♦ he separate German-American peace treaty. Americans recalled that the Ger man U-boat brought the World War closer to the United States than any other single factor. They recalled the fatal sinking of the Cunard liner Lusitania off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915, at a cost of 1.198 lives. Trip to U. S. Recalled. They recalled also the startling ar rival at Newport, R. I.. on October 7. 1916, of the imperial German sub marine U-53. which had crossed the Atlantic under her own power to en able her commander, Capt. Hans Rose, to mail a letter to Count von Bemstorff. the German Ambassador. Nonchalantly setting a world rec ord. the U-53 upped anchor in three hours after arrival and disappeared again beneath the waves just inside the 3-mile limit, without refueling. SENSATION IN LONDON. New Move Will Be Placed Before British Cabinet. LONDON. April 27 </P).—Reports that Germany had started construction of u fleet of submarines In violation of the Versailles treaty—confirmed in well-informed circles here but denied in Berlin—caused another war sen sation in European capitals today. • The German defense ministry ad mitted submarines constituted a part of the Reich's rearmament program, although denied that orders had been placed for construction of new U boats.) It was claimed in reliable sources In London that Hitler already has begun laying down the keels of 12 small U-boats of 250 tons apiece, de signed for home defense, preparatory to launching a more extensive con struction program. Officials Surprised. Although British officials were sur prised at the admission in Berlin that U-Boat construction was a part of Hitler's plans, especially since the matter was not broached during the talk between Sir John Simon and Hitler, no British move was expected Immediately. The full story will be placed be fore the cabinet, wrhose next regu lar meeting is Wednesday. There was no indication that the minister would be called together before that time The government meanwhile was in communication with the Berlin em bassy. "There is no doubt,” said one source close to the government, “thal Germany has again broken a part ol the Versailles treaty. "It is an exact repetition of whal happened with the land forces and an even more flagrant violation.” Fears were expressed that Ger many's new action may affect the naval talks with the Reich which have been virtually fixed for the second week in May. It was pointed out thal in any case the action must receive •'the most serious consideration.” Not Discussed by Simon. It was understood that submarines were not discussed during the recenl conversations between Hitler and Sit John Simon, the foreign secretary. The fact that two leading, but en tirely independent newspapers repre senting different political factions car ried the information as diplomatic news tended to strengthen the authen ticity of the reports. HULL DECLINES COMMENT. Lark of Official Information Given A< Reason. Hr the Associated Press. Secretary Hull today declined com ment on reports from London thal Germany was constructing submarine! in violation of the Versailles treaty. He said he had no official informa tion on which he cared to make an; statement. Construction of U-boats by German; also would be in violation of the nava provisions of the separate German American peace treaty and technical^ would place the United States in c position to protest against Germar naval expansion. The United States has, however taken no official cognizance of Ger many’s military and aerial rearma ment. » Job-Education Plan Given For 2,000,000 Idle Youths Commissioner Studebaker Pntposes 42 Hour-ft-Week Community Project to Save’Morate and Usefulness. _ A plan to give at least 2.000,000 un employed young people a year’s work was submitted to Secretary of the In terior Irkes today by John W. Stude baker. United States commissioner of education. His plan, he said, ’’might be 42 hours of work, education and recrea tion combined, or it might be educa tion alone.” The plan calls for an adaptation of the present college aid program and the C. C. C. camp program to assist in their own communities the large num ber of unemployed youth unaided by other work relief projects. The committee developing Com missioner Studebaker’s program of community youth service was appoint ed as a result of a Nation-wide con ference on youth problems held here last June. There are about 22,000, 000 young people 15 to 25 years of age in this country by the latest cen sus estimates. "The prolonged thwarting of the natural desires and abilities" of the nearly 3.000,000 unemployed youths outside the C. C. C„ Studebaker pointed out, "may result either in a rebellious spirit or in a feeling of inferiority and despair from which some of them will never recover." The college student aid program would be adopted, under the plan, to provide a Nation-wide community service for youth designed to rebuild the morale and restore confidence through a program which combines counseling and guidance, education, recreation and remunerative work, or scholarship grants. The main purpose of the work or grants would be to provide these young people with funds 1 Continued on Page 3, Column 4.) OVER WEEK-END Morgenthau Says No New i Change Will Be Announced Immediately. — ■ -. — 1 By the Associated Press. Official notice that there would be ! no announcement over the week end of a rhange in the price of silver paid by this country was given today by liecre i tary Morgenthau. He made this statement to news paper men as the financial world won dered what the reaction of the United States would be to the fast-moving sil 1 ver price race. Earlier in the day he conferred with Senator McCarran, Democrat, of Ne- j vada. McCarran said the Treasury Secretary did not “evince any deter mined attitude as to what he intends to do." The Nevadan said he personally rec ommended at the morning meeting that the domestic price be increased 1 immediately to $1.29 an ounce from its i present level of 77.57 cents. Three Courses Outlined. He added the conference, attended i also by Herman Oliphant. general counsel of the Treasury, went over the altenative steps open to the Govern ment. which included: 1. Do nothing. 2. Move up the domestic price slowly as at first. 3. Jump It to $1.29 at once and erid I it there. McCarran said adoption of the third course would “practically re monetize silver and that's what we want.” He also recommended removing the , 50 per cent silver profits tax as a j step to minimize foreign speculation ! in silver. He added the secretary ap peared to be softening in his attitude on this point. Foreign Dealers Profiit. “Very few American dealers have | made anything out of silver, but ! foreign dealers have,” he asserted. MGCarran also discussed complaints j from Western gold miners that they | were getting only around $31 an ounce from smelters as compared with ■ the legal price of $35. He indicated “some relief” might be forthcoming. The world upswing in silver prices was interrupted today by an abrupt decline in New York and London which virtually cancelled yesterday's gains. Foreign bar silver for commercial j use in New York fell back 4’( cents 1 to 76 "h cents an ounce. The price posted in London was i 351 i pence, a decline of l’« pence from Friday’s quotation. In Mexico, D. F.. all banks were closed for the day and the govern 1 ment issued a decree forbidding the export of all silver coins and ordered holders to submit their silver money to the central bank to be exchanged for paper currency in order to prevent its circulating medium from getting out of hand as a result of the rapidly mounting world price of the metal. ICEBOUND VESSEL AND CREW SAVED Sealing Ship Reaches Side of Titanian. Held by Ice Since Thursday. By the Associated Press. ST. JOHN'S. New Foundland. April 27.—A wireless message irom the ice studdcd North Atlantic brought word i today that the sealing vessel Imogene had reached the side of the crippled English freighter Titanian, and that the vessel's crew of 32 was safe. The freighter had been caught and held fast by heavy field ice about 147 miles off St. John’s since Thursday night. The Imogene smashed her way through ice floes to the ship's side and was expected to assist the Titan i ian to this port. TRIPLE SWING WITNESS HUNTED Sailor Is Object of Search in Bizarre Hollywood Tragedy. By the Associated Press. HOLLYWOOD, Calif , April 27 —A maze of bizarre circumstances in Holl\ wood's triple shooting mystery was brushed aside by authorities to day as they centered their efforts on an international search for a tall blond" missing sailor. The man. sought in Southern Cali fornia and Mexico, is N. C. McDermitt, 21year-old seaman, from the U. S. S. Pennsylvania. They said they were convinced he could furnish valuable information in connection with the slaying Thursday night of Paul Ivar, young Hollywood dress fashionist: the purported suicide of William M. Howard, former Wash ingtonian and secretary-chauffeur for Ivar, and the critical wounding of Henry E. Bolte, sociology instructor. Personal Affairs Probed. It was the personal affairs of young Ivar, the self-styled "nobody who wanted to become somebody," that in vestigators sought an explanation for the fantastic shooting. He was a designer for such movie stars as Constance Bennett and Jean Harlow. Capt. William Bright of the sheriff's office expressed belief that a money quarrel precipitated the affray. He reconstructed the case in this manner: Ivar was killed in his Hollywood apartment apparently by Howard, cli maxing what had been a quiet sup per gathering. Howard fled from the scene as offi cers launched a city-wide search for the slayer. Several hours later. Howard shot and wounded Bolte just outside the instructor’s apartment door, and then filled himself. Capt. Bright said he believed the , sailor. McDermitt, may have been one | of Ivar's two—or possibly three—din i ner guests, or more probably was the j “tall, blond man.” who appeared just after the stylist was shot. Bolte, whose friendship with Howard and Ivar was at first denied, but later disclosed by mutual associates of the three, remained near death in a hos pital today. Investigators dug deeply into the pri vate_lives of the principals in the j (Continued on Page 2, Column 7.) SCHULTZ JURY HUNG; IS SENT BACK AGAIN Foreman Thinks Agreement May Be Reached in Income Tax Evasion Case. By the Associated Press. SYRACUSE, N. Y„ April 27.—The Federal jury deliberating the income tax evasion case of Arthur (Dutcf Schultz) Flegenheimer disagreed today At 11:42 a.m. the jury filed in the court room of Judge Frederick H Bryant. Michael A. Shea, foreman announced: “Your honor, we have not been able to agree." Judge Bryant asked: “Are there further particulars you desire to helf you in your deliberations?” “No,” replied Shea. “Do you think you might come to ar agreement?" “Yes, I think we may agree,” repliec ! Shea. Judge Bryant then instructed the ! jurors to return to their consideration j Iowa Liquor Head Quits. DES MOINES, Iowa, April 27 (A>) —Harold M. Cooper yesterday resignec as chairman of the Iowa Liquor Com mission. He recently was convictec of permitting the illegal possession of liquor by a Cedar Rapids resident | Gov. Clyde Gerring accepted his resig nation. London Sees 6 Wild Speculation5 In Silver by American Banks By the Associated Press. LONDON, April 27.—American banks were understood today to have been large buyers of silver in a boom here which assumed such proportions that conservative market quarters de scribe it as “wild speculation,” since President Roosevelt’s announcement of a price increase. A further sensational jump in the price of the white metal was ex pected in a number of quarters, which believe speculators will push up the London price in the belief that the United States Treasury will follow suit. i < I The Financial Times sees no imme diate prospects of a halt in the up ward trend, commenting that thosi who think a reaction is imminen “little realize the strength of the all verites in the United States or thi obstinacy of Roosevelt when he ha: lashed his helm on a set course.” Roosevelt’s “tinkering” with thi world’s monetary mechanism and it resultant silver gamble on the Londoi market, was criticized by the Dail; Mail’s financial editor, who said: “In certain London financial circle the view is expressed that this sllve program is acting as a menace t< world economic recovery.” # II. S. QUIZ SPURRED BY TAX CONVICTION OF FONG'S FRIEND More Louisiana Allies of Senator Under Scrutiny. Two Indicted. FEDERAL AGENTS HINT FURTHER REVELATIONS New Evidence of Alleged Con spiracy to Evade Income Levies Reported Uncovered. BY REX COLLIER. Encouraged by a conviction in the first of its series of prosecutions of alleged income tax evaders in Louisi ana. the Federal Government today j pressed forward in a State-wide inves tigation that officials expect will re sult in further important indictments, j "We are going right ahead with our investigations in Louisiana.” it was declared by Elmer L. Irev, chief of the Internal Revenue Bureau's In telligence Unit, who is in general charge of the income tax ''clean-up." j “Naturally. I am gratified over the j outcome of our first case to reach the I trial stage,” Irev said. “That is just ; a start, however. There are seven other cases yet to be tried, at the present time, and there may be more before ihe inquiry is completed.” Friend of Long Convicted. Irev expressed commendation of the way in which Dan Moody, special assistant to the Attorney General and former Governor of Texas, handled presentation of the case which yester day resulted in conviction of State Representative Joseph Fisher, intimate . friend of Senator Huey P. Long. Evidence of an alleged conspiracy by a ring of prominent Louisiana politicians to defeat the Federal income ; tax law is said to have been uncovered by a corps of more than 25 agents of I Irey's unit, working under direction of A. D. Burford. agent in charge at New Orleans. The Federal investigators are scru- j tinizing financial operations of the so called ‘Long machine.” Seymour Weiss, treasurer of the Long organiza tion, already is under indictment, and so is Abe Shushan, one of Senator Long's closest political allies. Shu shan, for whom New Orleans’ huge airport is named, was to have been , tried on May 6, but he is understood to have asked for a postponement be cause of “ill health." This will be the second trial of the series. Long Charged “Persecution." Senator Long has taken cognizancp | of the activities of Irey's agents on several occasions and has charged I “persecution.” The inquiry in Louisi ana was launched during the Hoover regime, was allowed to mark time pending the change in administration and was renewed intensively last year. Frank Wilson, one of Irey’s “ace” I agents, was called out of order as a prosecution witness in the Hauptmann trial at Flemington so that he could hurry to New Orleans to aid in the investigations there. Wilson was ac tive in the inquiry which sent A1 Ca pone to Alcatraz Penitentiary for in come tax evasion. Moody, recently named by Attorney General Cummings as special prose cutor, at the request of the Treasury Department, will serve as chiel of Government counsel in all casts to be tried in New Orleans. He also will present additional evidence to the special grand jury sitting In the cases. Internal Revenue Commissmner Guy Helvering has ordered that the investigation continue without let up and without regard to politics. Political adversaries as well as hench men of Senator Long are to be checked on, “as a matter of routine.” FISHER GIVEN 18 MONTHS. Long Ally Found Guilty of Evading In come Tax. NEW ORLEANS, April 27 (A1).—State Representative Joseph Fisher, a close i political friend of Senator Huey P. Long, was in Federal jail here today under conviction of income tax law violations, and other men high in the Long admlnistiation faced trials on j similar charges. Fisher was sentenced yesterday to serve 18 months in the Atlanta Peni tentiary. and Marshal Sidney Freuden stein said he would be taken there without delay unless an appeal is filed. The State Representative, who, | under the Constitution, will lose his ! seat in the Legislature, was a leader j of Long's forces in Jefferson Parish. where almost unanimous votes have j been rolled up for Long's candidates ! in elections. Others of Long’s friends under in dictment are Seymour Weiss, treas urer of the Senator s State political organization; Abe Shushan and State Senator Jules Fisher of Jefferson Par ish, uncle of Representative Fisher. JAPANESE CONFISCATE SHIP ON SPY CHARGE Dutch Tanker Taken and Skipper Is Fined—Yacht Now Held at Formosa. By the Associated Press. TAKO, Formosa, April 27.—A court today ordered the confiscation of the Dutch tanker Juno and lined it* 1 skipper 2,000 yen following the ' tanker's detention earlier this month j by Japanese authorities on suspicion i of espionage on the Island of For mosa. s Another foreign vessel, a small > yacht manned by Frenchmen and t Germans, was detained today on r similar charges at Taianko on the coast of Taichu Province. Officials i were especially suspicious since the ■ yacht previously had been under in > vestigation after entering a fortified Bone near Keelung. It 1 CThat'S A GREatA STEP IN THE RIGHT I r DIRECTION I J EDUCATOR WARNS LYNCH BILL FOES Howard U. Vice Dean Sends Protest to President, Asking Passage. By the Associated Press. As Democratic leaders considered parliamentary maneuvers to sidetrack the anti-lynching issue now before the Senate, a protest was sent to the White House today by Charles H. Houston, vice dean of the Howard University School of Law. asking if the Democratic party was ‘‘determined to make it impossible for self-respecting Negroes to support it in 1936.’’ Houston said in a letter to Presi dent Roosevelt: “Negroes have been looking toward the White House in vain for some official encouragement on the Costi gan-Wagner anti-lynching bill. Now that the Democratic floor leader (Sen ator Robinson of Arkansas) is openly organizing the fight against the bill in the Senate and leading tactical maneuvers to prevent its consideration. Negroes can reach no other conclu sion except that the filibuster against the bill either has White House ap proval or else has frightened the White House into silence.” Dixie Senators See Victory. Southern Senators sensed victory meanwhile in their fight against enactment of the law which is ad vocated by Senators Costigan. Demo crat. of Colorado, and Wagner. Demo crat. of New York. Not discouraged by a one-vote set back in a preliminary skirmish which failed to provide a clear cut test they moved to continue their three-day filibuster against consideration of the bill. An attempt by Senator Robinson to have the Senate adjourn over the week end was defeated by a 34 to 33 vote yesterday. Had adjournment been voted the anti-lynching legislation might have lost its place at the top of the Senate calendar. Foes Are Confident. Senators agreed, however, that sentiment regarding the proposed lynching curb was not the only factor which influenced voting on the Robin son motion. Foes expressed confidence they would be able to block consid eration in a direct test. Even Sen ator Capper, Republican, of Kansas, an advocate, in a statement yesterday expressed regret that "apparently the Senate is not to be given an oppor tunity to vote” on the bill. “Lynching,1* said Capper, “is a menace to law and order. It holds up to scorn our protestations of de mocracy and justice.” Senator Bailey, Democrat, of North Carolina, denounced the Costigan Wagner bill as an effort to “restrain the Constitution and write into it powers not contemplated” by its framers. “What power has Congress over a sheriff of North Carolina?” he de manded. “He is not responsible to Congress, but to the people of his community. When that responsi bility is destroyed you destroy free government in this country.” Would Punish Officers. The bill would provide punishment for local officers if they conspire to turn prisoners over to lynch mobs or fail to protect prisoners properly. Under the bill counties would be liable for damages to the dependents of persons lynched. In the vote on the adjournment motion, which failed to sidetrack the lynching question yesterday. North ern and Western Senators lined up against Robinson, and all but two Southerners stood with him. Logan of Kentucky and Bachmann of Ten nessee voted against adjourning. The Senate faced a choice today or Monday at the latest between con tinuing debate on the lynching bill or taking up tfij bonus payment ques tion. A victory for the latter course was widely predicted. I--1 Guide for Readers ' Page. Amusements .B-14 Church News.A-10-11 Comics .B-9 Finance .A-14-15 Lost and Found .A-9 Radio .A-6 Real Estate B-l-2-3-4-5-6-7 Serial Story .A-6 Service Orders .A-9 Short Story . B-13 Society .A-7 Sports.A-12-13 Washington Wayside ... A-5 Women’s Features.B-S 4 2,000 New Dealers Will Hear Farley On Jefferson Day Largest Gathering Since *32 Will Honor Foun der of Party. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. April 27—The largest assemblage of Democrats since the 1932 Chicago convention gathered to day for the 101st annual Jefferson day dinner tonight. More than 2,000 reservations have been received. The traditional tribute of the Na tional Democratic Club to the founder of the party celebrates the 192d anni versary of Jefferson's biith. The birth day came last April 13. but the dinner was postponed to avoid conflict with Lent. Postmaster General James A. Farley will be the principal speaker. Others will be United States Sena tor Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky, Gov. James M. Curley of Massa chusetts and Josephine Roche, first woman to hold the rank of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Rumors Arise as Silence Cloaks Committee’s Recommendations. BY JAMES E. CHINN. The Special Crime Committee of the House today rushed the revision of • its 120-page report on the result of Its 60-day investigation of vice and law enforcement machinery in the Dis trict. being prepared for submission to the full House District Committee. The original tentative report, pre pared by John R. Fitzpatrick, com ■ mittee counsel, is being revised to overcome objections made to certain 1 recommendations by several members. In the meantime, committee mem bers maintained silence as to the find ings and recommendations, and. as a result, numerous rumors circulated. Adhering to a pledge not to discuss the report until it has been acted on by the District Committee, the mem bers would neither deny nor confirm the reports. Support for Garnett Rumored. In the crop of rumors was one that the Crime Committee had ordered the , deletion from the original draft of : Fitzpatrick’s report a recommendation ' for the immediate removal of United i States Attorney Leslie C. Garnett and the retirement of Police Supt. Ernest I W. Brown and several other police of j ficials. including Inspectors Thaddeus R. Bean and Albert J. Headley. Gar nett and Maj. Brown are known to have several staunch supporters on the Crime Committee. Another report was that Chairman Norton of the House District Commit tee and Representative Randolph. Democrat, of West Virginia, who heads the Crime Committee, had arranged lor a conference Monday with Attor ney General Cummings. Mrs. Norton said she had an appointment with Cummings Monday at 12:30 o’clock, but had canct.ed it. She also ex j plained her contemplated visit to the Department of Justice did not concern the activities of the Crime Committee. Committee Meets Wednesday. The full District Committee will consider the crime report at its regu lar meeting Wednesday. If ratified at that time it will be transmitted —(Continued on Page 2. Column 6.) NUNS AND MONKS — Held for Exchange Viola tions in Anti-Christian Ger i man Faith Movement. By the Associated Press. BERLIN, April 27.— Nuns and monks, some of whom were described as aged and feeble, from 54 different Catholic orders, were held today for foreign exchange violations as the cries of speakers In a great anti-Christian German faith movement echoed through the Reich. The members of the religious or ders were arrested during a wholesale purging of Catholic institutions for alleged violations of the exchange law. Many of the nuns who were arrested. Catholic sources said, have been in solitary retreat for more than five years. They scarcely know who Hitler is, it was said, and “most certainly never heard of the devisen (foreign exchange! law.” Elderly and sickly mothers superior were among those arrested. Some were brought to Ber ■ lin and put in the women's prison. I Catcalls Greet Speaker. This action was disclosed as catcalls and stamping feet greeted last night's anti-Christian meeting in the great Berlin sports palast when Jacob Wil helm Hauer declared that Christianity is not the true religion of Germans. At the same time, the possibility arose that the Vatican would protest against the new press law banning religious and other publications held inimical to the Third Reich. While a report was being sent to the Vatican maintaining that Article IV of the concordat was broken by the new law. the church situation be came further Involved when the Nazis struck nearer to the heart of the Protestant opposition to the Nazi j church by arresting three more rebel | pastors. All were closely connected with the inner functioning of the non conformist, underground organization. The pastors. Rev. Wilhelm Harnisch. Rev. Mr. Prastorius and Supt. Gott hold Bronisch, office manager of the Berlin organization of confessional clergymen, were arrested at thp close of an executive council meeting of the confessional synod. The arrests apparently were made with the in tention of creating a salutary effect. Other members of the synod, how ever, said later that the executive council would sit again Hauer, addressing a huge crowd at the Nazi-sanctioned rally, said that God had “revealed himself to us" through Adolf Hitler. “Christianity says there is only one | way to God and whoever does not be ; lieve in it is lost," Hauer said. “Such a claim leads to confessionalism, from which sprung all evils that af flicted the religious history of the German people in the past. God has not revealed himself in the so-called thosen people alone, but also to us through our Fuehrer, to enable us to accomplish our great mission in the world.” Students Answer Hauer. Theological students attempted to break up the pantheistic gathering but after several interruptions they were dragged to the door by Nazi Brownshirts. Several were struck on the head. The students had answered Hauer’s statement that the church would give way to the German faith movement, with cries of “Never, never.” Count Ernst Reventlow, an old Nazi fighter, preceded Hauer and de clared churches were losing ground every year. Reventlow described the faith move ment as “religious and non-christian,” and born of the Germanic longing for something apart from Christianity. Whole Congress Program Topic Of Roosevelt “Chat” Tomorrow By the Associated Press. The legislative program, as well as the new work-relief undertaking, will be discussed by President Roosevelt tomorrow night in his radio address to the Nation. The President worked on the ad dress today. It will be delivered at 10 p.m. It was authoritatively learned that social security, holding company reg ulation, the new banking bill and ex tension of N. R. A. will be included j in the talk. 1 This win be the first time the President has spoken to the people in the four months of this session of Con gress. So far it has passed only one of the major administration pieces of legislation — the $4,000,000,000 work relief bill. Recently Mr. Roosevelt suggested to some congressional leaders that the public was looking to Congress to act on important bills and close its busi ness at an early date. The primary purpose of the fireside chat to the Nation is to inform the public as to the administration plans for work-relief. i*. W. A. PROJECTS Call for Applications Starts $4,800,000,000 Program of Work-Relief. M. L. COOKE MENTIONED FOR RESPONSIBLE POST Philadelphian Rumored Slated to Head Rural Electrification in New Set-Up. By the Associated Press. Taking the first step toward start ing actual expenditure of the $4,000 - 000.000 work fund. Secretary Ickes today telegraphed P. W. A. State en gineers to resume receiving applica tions for non-Federal projects. Meanwhile, informed sources linked Morris Llewellyn Cooke of Philadel phia with the post of director of the $100,000,000 rural electrification pro gram in the new public works set-up. It was said that Cooke, vice chair man of the National Power Policy Committee, has been called to the White House for con'erence on this program. He also has been closely as sociated with Secretary Ickes. one of the three leaders designated by ’he President. No Applications Since 1931. No works applications had been ac cepted since February 28. 1934. when there were $2.000 000.000 in projects already submitted for which no funds were available. Ickes’ action coincided with hur ried preparations by Harry L. Hopkins, director of the Works Progress Divi sion. to prepare lists of employable persons on relief in different regions throughout the country. P. W. A. will send ISO engineers, attorneys and financial examiners to co-operate with State engineers in preliminary examination of projects. Officials said it remained to be de termined whether the new applications would be forwarded to Frank C. Walker, head of the clearing house for all projects, or direct to P. W. A. headquarters. "The P. W. A field force, manned by persons who have had nearly two years' practical experience in examin ing public works projects, is ready to swing into action immediately." Ickes said. Public Works officials said applica tions for non-Federal public works projects would be received in the Dis trict of Columbia under the same terms as outlined for the States and territories. While the District was not included in the list of State engineers where applications for projects will be re ceived. it was said the projects here would be cleared through the District Commissioners or Engineer Commis sioner Dan I. Sultan. The President today added a repre sentative of the National Resources Board—Frederic A. Delano—to the Works-Relief Allotment Board. He is the President's uncle. As they left a 4-hour discussion at the White House last night, neither Hopkins nor other officials would re veal much that had occurred at the conference. They said the President merely had gone over general plans with them and that no decisions had been reached. Those who attended the confer ence. in addition to the newly ap pointed “three musketeers" of work relief. were Secretary Morgenthau, who will disburse the huge fund; Joseph P. Kennedy, chairman of the Securities Commission; Rear Admiral Christian J. Peoples, in charge of procurement; Rexford G. Tugwell. named to direct the movement of stranded city and farm families to new homes, and Charles West, the President's liaison officer with Con gress. Elsewhere in the Capital today, it was disclosed that Tugwell had re ; linguished his duties as administra tive officer of the Agriculture De partment in order to direct rural settlement under the work-relief pro gram. Tugwell. the Undersecretary of Agri I culture who has been the special target of critics of the administration, was i said to be selecting at least one aide j from each of the agencies which will \ take part in his share of the drive. These agencies include the rural re-, habilitation sections of the A. A. A. and F. E. R. A., the Soil Erosion Serv ice, the Bureau of Agricultural Engi neering. the Forest Service, the Bureau of Home Economics and the Bureau of Plant Industry. C. C. C. Being Enlarged. Friends of Tugwell evidenced con siderable satisfaction at his assign ment, recalling reports of a few months ago that his influence in the * Agriculture Department was waning. Meanwhile, officials of the Civilian j Conservation Corps announced State 1 quotas for bringing that organization | up to a strength of 600.000 men. En ! rollment will begin June 15 and is ex j pected to be completed by August 31. ; President Roosevelt said at his press conference yesterday that construction of adidtional camps for the C. C. C. probably would start May 15. The President said work on projects requiring extensive engineering study might be delayed until August. He j reiterated that he expected to pro ' vide jobs for 3.500,000 by the middle of November and that his goal was to spend the $4,000,000,000 by the Sum > mer of 1936. CURB MOVE BEATEN j Dissolution of Chicago Mart Is Rejected by Three Votes. CHICAGO. April 27—A motion to dissolve the Chicago Curb Exchange and liquidate its assets failed by three votes today at a stormy meeting of the members. Leaders in the move were able to muster 87 votes for dissolution, and 68 were cast against. Under the Illinois corporate liquidation law. 90 affirmative votes were required. The : group favoring liquidation put through a motion recessing the meet ing to May 17 after proxies for tlx votes which they held were dis qualified.