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Of 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Full Associated PreSS Mostly cloudy, probably occasional News and WirpnWrva showers today and tomorrow; cooler to- iscws dxlU VV ilcpilOtOS night; gentle winds, mostly north. Tern- Sunday Morning and peratures—Highest. 84, at 1 p.m. yester- Evprv Affprnnon day; lowest, 71 at 5 am. yesterday. livery AliemOOn. Pull Report on Page B-3. _ CP) Means Associated Press. ____ No. 1,635-No. 33,682. SS4S SS&SrBT WASHINGTON, D. C„ SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 19, 1936-NINETY-EIGHT PAGES.* I TEn“cENTS F~ - - .. —... -.-.— - :. ■■ ■ - ■■■■■■ -- -- ■ - SPANISH CABINET QUITS AS ARMY REVOLT GRIPS MOROCCO AND ISLANDS -. i Government Is i» Reformed by Barrio. SHIPS, PLANES ORDERED OUT Strikes Are Called If Martial Law Is D^ereed. BACKGROUND— . Fascist and monarchist elements in Spanish army resenting suppres sive measures taken by Spain’s Leftist government, in power as re sult of radical front's victory in February 16 election. General am nesty for Socialists and Com munists followed poll victory. Two thousand Fascists have taken place of 25,000 of their enemies in Span ish fails. Unrest in Spain heightcnecd this week when men dressed as Assault Guards assassinated Jose Cairo Sotelo, monarchist leader. By the Associated Press. MADRID. July 19 (Sunday).—The Spanish cabinet of Premier Santiago Casares Quiroga. harassed by a mili tary revolt, in Spanish Morocco and the Canary Islands and outbreaks in Bpain itself, resigned early today. Diego Martinez Barrio, chief of the pepublican Union and for a brief time President of Spain, immediately or ganized a new cabinet, containing five tnembers of the previous group. The resignation of the Casares Qui t oga government came only a few hours after it had sent air and naval forces against the rebellious soldiers In the two Spanish possessions and had claimed complete control of the Internal uprising, which it is said cen tered at Seville. Racked by Labor Front. The Leftist Casares Quiroga cabi net—installed May 13. when former Premier Manuel Azana was raised to the presidency of the republic—had won the support of a solid labor front •gainst the revolt. Socialist, Communist and Syndicalist leaders had ordered general strikes in •ny places where martial law' was jji ' jLitniiitru luii li iii \ lu go\ernmeiu ©rders. Reports from Tangier, interna tionalized zone in Morocco, said 20,000 rebels, headed by Gen. Francisco Franco, military governor of the Ca nary Islands, held complete control of Spanish Morocco, An unconfirmed dispatch received Bt Oran, Algeria, related, however, that Franco had been arrested, two generals killed and 30 other officers eeized at Tetuan, capital of Spanish Morocco. This report stated loyal soldiers, Joined by naval aviation forces. Which refused to join the rebels, made • successful counter attack. Border Is Closed. British authorities at Gibraltar, on the southern tip of the Iberian Pen insula, closed the Spanish border after Bn encounter at La Linea. Spain, In Which one person was killed and at least 20 were Injured. Reports received at Gibraltar s^id £0,000 troops of the Spanish Foreign legion were participating in the Mo loccan revolt. Spanish government airplanes bombed the cities of Melilla and Ceuta, Spanish Morocco. Warships bad been sent to aid in attempting to crush the rebellion across the nar row strait separating Spain from Forth Africa. The civil governor of the Canary Islands Informed the government at Madrid he and the civil guard chief at Las Palmas were beseiged in his palace. Admitting the revolt had spread to Spain proper, the government de clared it had crushed a rebellion movement among soldiers at Seville, important southern city. Gen. Franco was relieved of his command by a cabinet decision, along With Gen. Queipo de llano, who the covernment accused of leading the outbreak at Seville. French sources provided uncon firmed reports that fighting had oc curred at Cadiz, Burgos and Barce lona, as well as in Seville. The administration announced all foldiers implicated in the revolt would be granted immediate and indefinite borne leave. The move was seen as pn attempt to weaken the rebel forces. Rebellious Elements Checked. An official note said the public m (See'REVOLT,’ Page-4-47) dUDGE LIKELY TO BAR LABOR BOARD HEARING Indicates He Will .Enjoin Body From Hearing Workers’ Complaint. . 0? tbe Associated Press. EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., July 18.— Federal Judge Fred L. Wham indi cated today he would grant a pre liminary Injunction to prevent the Rational Labor Relations Board 'from hearing a complaint that the Weil Kalter Manufacturing Co. had dis charged employed for union activity at its Millstadt, 111., garment factory. Though not passing on the consti tutionality of the Wagner labor dis putes act. Judge Wham expressed the opinion the act provides for an in vasion of rights of the company, which he did not believe was engaged In interstate commerce. Weil-Kalter attorneys were asked to presept a form of injunction to t>js court Tuesday. JOSE CALVO SOTELO. Fascist leader, whose murder after he was kidnaped has brought revolt to Spain. SANTIAGO CASARES QUIROGA, Ousted Spanish premier. His Leftists are “ready to go into the streets and fight.” LANDON CAMPAIGN OPENS INIS WEEK — Delivers First Speech at To peka on Thursday.—G. 0. P. Hopeful. BY G. GOULD LINCOLN. Gov. Alf M. Landon, Republican nominee for President, slips out ol j the realm of silence this week. H< | delivers hiS first speech of the presi • dential campaign against Franklin D, j Roosevelt in Topeka Thursday .night : More than a month ago the Kansas | Governor was selected by the Repub 1 lican National Convention to be th< paiiy Manual u utaici. xac iiaa «nu j conference after conference with Re ! publican leaders since then. But re | garding the issues of the campaign he lias made no public utterance. One speech does not win or lose a campaign necessarily. If Landon has a speech that is well received, how ever, It won’t do him any harm. It is what the Republicans are praying for. President Roosevelt got in the first lick of the campaign with his ac ceptance speech at Franklin Field immediately after his renomination in Philadelphia. Roosevelt’s was a re markable speech, an appealing apeech to many who believe as he does. With the formal acceptance of the Republican nomination by Landon, the decks will be cleared for the ac tion of the campaign. There have been two stehools of thought in the Republican camp. One which has held to the idea that Landon should do a minimum of campaigning and adopt a front-porch style. The other considers that Landon should actively campaign throughout the country. Landon Unknown to Big Majority. The country has a great curiosity about the Republican presidential nominee. He is known far and wide through newspaper comment and newspaper pictures. But personally he AO UltBiinAl IV V A A V. >0UV AA VA voters in all sections of the country, except his own immediate bailiwick. Many of the Republican leaders who have visited Gov. Landon are con vinced he will aid himself materially by getting about the country and meeting the people face to face. And that he seems likely to do. Speaking of first bows, Representa tive William Lemke of North Dakota, Father Coughlin’s white hope, is to address the Townsend old-age pension conference in Cleveland today. Dr. Townsend has personally declared his (See POLITICS, Page A-X) MRS. AMY PORTER DIES Was Widow of Secretary to Presi dent McKinley. NEW HAVEN, Conn.. July 18 (*>).— Mrs. Amy Betts Porter, 79. widow of John Addison Porter, secretary to President McKinley, died today in a hospital. She was bom here September 5, 1856. During the Spanish-American War, Mrs. Porter was active in Red Cross work, assisting Clara Barton as a nurse in Cuban hospitals. Asheville Police Question Mark Wollner, Musician, Who Lived Here. By the Associatea Press. ASHEVILLE. N. C.. July 19 (Sun i day).—Mark Wollner, 35-year-old j classic German violinist, was held to i day for questioning in the death ol pretty Helen Clevenger. New York honor student. Wollner. who has played difficult | transcriptions of Bach, Franck and | Mozart on three continents, was ar rested last night shortly after officers announced a "prominent white man" was sought. The German musician immediately produced an alibi in the person of 19-year-old Mildred Ward, daughter of his landlady, who said he was at home from 9 n m Werinesriav until 8 a.m. Thursday, when Miss Clevenger's body, shot and stabbed, was found in her room. Arrested at Friend's Home. The" musician was taken into cus tody by two deputies at the home of i a friend, a piano salesman, at ] 9:30 p.m. Sheriff Laurence E. Brown quoted Wollner as saying he was with a 1 young woman friend at 1 a.m. ; Thursday—the hour officers fixed as the time of the mysterious murder, j Wollner, whose parents live In Ger ! many, was held simply "for question,” ; a classification under which police , said they could detain him for 48 1 hours. j The sheriff said he had been in ; formed by a witness, whose name he 1 did not reveal, that Wollner had re marked about 10 p.m. Wednesday: ' I've got a date with a girl at the I Battery Park Hotel tonight.” It was at that hotel that Miss Cle venger, pretty 18-year-old blond, was found shot to death, and her face stabbed with some sharp instrument. Sheriff Brown said Wollner would be detained and questioned further. Wollner, who came to Asheville more than a year ago, maintains a studio here. He speaks English with a barely distinguishable accent. Formerly in Washington. Previously, the violinist, who studied music at Berlin and Paris, lived in New York and Washington. He gave a series of concerts in Florida last Win ter. (Wollner’s wife, Mrs. Mary Bowen Wollner. is a teacher at the Cathedral Schools for Girls. She said last night she married Wollner here in 1928, but had been separated from him for two years.) A few years ago, after his American debut at the town hall in New York, Wollner made a number of appear ances in South American cities. While here, he has played on a i number of national radio hook-ups. Guests and Employes. The dozen witnesses questioned at the Inquest were guests and employes of the fashionable -resort hotel (Bat tery Park), where the girl was found shot to death. While officers pressed their hunt (See VIOLINIST, Page A-3.) Drought Aid Plan Is Extended By Tug well to 11 More States Resettlement Head Acts When Told 664,000 Need Immediate Help. Rain Relieves Lakes Area. (Copyright. 1936, by the Associated Press.) RAPID CITY, S. Dak., .July 18.— The Federal drought relief program was ordered extended into 11 South ern. Central and Northwest States tonight by R. O. Tugwell, resettle ment administrator. Communicating with resettlement supervisors and regional heads of 16 States, Tugwell was informed that at least 664,000 farmers and their de pendents must be taken care of at once. A quick order for immediate applica tion of the aid program to Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama. Georgia, Oklahoma, Mia* souri, Nebraska, Kansas and Western Wisconsin followed. Residents of the sections were described as victims of drought conditions constantly becom ing more serious. "Extend Immediate aid to the needy farmers and place every agency at *}rour command into the field at once,” was Tuswell's general order to Reset tlement Administration officials of all drought States. Five States Previously Listed. Previous plans had contemplated the drought relief program’s operation only in North and South Dakota, Mon tana, Wyoming and Minnesota—the Northwest drought sector. "The President has ordered that no one must be permitted to go without food,” the resettlement head told hia staff members in the added territory. “The Job is up to you.” In the 11 States the Resettlement Administration listed 122,500 farm families representing 490,000 depend? ents, as requiring Immediate help. By States, the figures were: Georgia, 25,000; Virginia, 1.000; Kentucky, 10,000; Tennessee. 10,000; South Carolina. 18.000; Alabama, 18.000; Oklahoma. 10.000; Missouri. (See DROUGHT. Page A?*) THOMAS IS BOOED BY TOWNSENDITES AS HE HITS PLAN Appeals to Delegates to Rally to Socialism to End Capitalism. ONLY SMILES AT BOOS AS DOCTOR INTERCEDES Proposal to Reorganize and Strip Townsend of Power Is Tabled. By the Associated Press. CLEVELAND, July 1*.—Norman Thomas. Socialist candidate for Presi dent, told the National Convention of Townsend Clubs today that their old age pension plan is unworkable, but he was met with a chorus of boos and the session wound up with a vote which left Dr. Francis E. Townsend In control of the movement. Thomas appealed to the delegates to rally to the socialistic movement to do away with the capitalistic system. He said he did not believe that the transactions tax. through which the Townsenhjtes propose to pay *200 a month pension to all persons over 60, would work. He was interrupted frequently by boos, once so prolonged that Dr. Town send appealed lor order. Reorganisation Tabled. A resolution was brought before the convention proposing to reorganize so that the board of directors would be elected by the citizens maximi or dis trict leaders. This would have stripped Dr. Townsend of much of his power. "If it is your will that I renounce ownership—which means control, then I will,” he said as a roar of "no" swept the crowded public auditorium. Amendment upon amendment en tangled debate until finally the whole resolution- was tabled. Tomorrow's session at which Repre sentative William Lemke. the new Union party candidate for President, will speak, ends the convention. Smiths Rally Delegates. The Socialist presidential candi date’s speech came just after the con vention had been stirred into a whoop ing. purse-opening frenzy of enthu siasm bv a display of unanimity among the leaders of the movement and a series of emotion-rousing appeals by Gerald L. K. Smith and Gomer Smith. The Smiths who have been at outs, asked the delegates to rally behind Dr. Townsend in defending a suit brought by Dr. A. A. Wright of Cleve I land, a former Townsend director de ' mandlng an accounting of funds and the ousting of Townsend. Thousands of dollars had been col i lected in cash and pledges before the day ended. Hundreds of delegates pushed^thelr way to the platform, opening bill folds, check books, bat tered pocketbooks and untying money from handkerchief corners. Resolutions Adopted. The day saw, too. the adoption of a series of resolutions, which put the convention on record as: Condemning the congressional com mittee which recently investigated Dr. Townsend. Declaring that partisan political speeches made before the convention represented only the views of the speakers. Resolved, not “at any time during ♦ v*« e*omr>a!on rtirArt.lv nr indirActlv.** Indorse any presidential or vice presi dential candidate. Determined to leave up to the board of directors the question of recon sidering previous approval that may have been given to congressional can didates! Empowering the national board and State area manager areas to devise a new method for a systematic way of financing the organization. Desirous of investigating the pos sibility of sending a representative to the World Youth Conference at Geneva. Recommended that a youth be ~ < See TOWNSEND, Page A-5?) Readers9 Guide PART ONE. Main News Section. General News—Pages A-l, B-3. Washington Wayside—A-2. Lost and Found—A-3. Death Notices—A-10. Resorts—B-4-5. Sports Section—Pages B-6, B-ll. Boating and Fishing News—B-9. PART TWO. Editorial Section. Editorial Articles—Page D-l. Editorials and Editorial Fea tures— D-2. Dnlifirol RnnnH.TTn_Ti-5 Civic News and Comment—D-4. Veterans’ Organizations, Na tional Guard, Organized Reserves—D-4. Cross-word Puzzle—D-5. Conquering Contract—D-6. Stamps—D-6. PART THREE. Society Section. Society News and Comment— Pages E-l, E-9. Well-Known Folk—E-4. Barbara Bell Pattern—E-9. PART FOUR. Feature Section. News Features—Pages F-l, F-4. John Clagett Proctor’s Article on Old Washington—F-2. “Those Were the Happy Days,” by Dick Mansfield—F-2. Radio News and Programs—F-3. Stage and Screen—F-5. Automobiles—F-6.. Aviation—F-6. Children’s Pago—F-7. High Lights of History—F-7. PART FIVE. Financial, Classified. Financial News and Comment Pages <3-1, G-5. Classified Advertising Pages Q-5, 0-13. I SHIFTS EXPECTED Morgenthau Said to Reflect Roosevelt Views on “Snip ing” Report. BY REX COLLIER. A shake-up in the Secret Service is expected to follow the disclosure— ! officially characterized as “horrify- | ing”—that agents of that veteran in vestigative service have been “spying” on their fellow Government agents, the Justice Department's G-men. Secretary of the Treasury Morgen thau is said to have reflected the attitude of President Roosevelt when he expressed to the Department of j Justice his consternation over pre liminary substantiation of "sniping” reports that have been current for some weeks. Oradv I. Rnatwrieht aeent in charee i of the St. Paul office of the Secret ! Service. Is said to have confirmed j under questioning here yesterday that he and another Secret Service man under his command have been ques tioning eye-witnesses to the fatal shooting by G-men in 1934 of Eddie Green, Dillinger machine gunner, Murphy En Route Here. Boatwright, first of several agents ordered to come to Washington and explain their ‘'ill-advised" activities, is understood to have said he was directed to make an investigation of the Green case by Joseph Murphy, assistant chief of the Secret Serv ice. Murphy is said be en route here from the Pacific Coast, where, reach ed by telephone, he expressed sur prise that his men "might have mis I construed" anything he told them. Murphy is to be interrogated as to what he mieht have told his men that could have been, interpreted by them as Instructions for a check-up on work of the Federal Bureau of In vestigation in St. Paul and Chicago. Thomas J. Callahan, in charge of the Chicago office of the Secret Serv ice. and Harry Schaetzel, agent in the Chicago office, have been called upon to explain certain inquiries made of police and other persons about the death of John Dillinger at the hands of F. B. I. agents just two years ago. Duties Limited in 1908. The present explosion parallels sofhewhat the furore caused in Con gress in 1908 over disclosure that the Secret Service was “spying" on em ployes of various executive depart ments and on Senators and Represen tatives, themselves. As a result, the jurisdiction of the service was lim ited to suppression of counterfeiting and protecting the President. President Theodore Roosevelt threw a bombshell into Congress when he sent a message denouncing the restric tion of Secret Service activities and insinuating that members of Congress were afraid to be investigated. In discussions on the floor of the Senate, it was brought out the Secret Service had "shadowed” a naval officer who had run away with the wife of some one else, and had made a report upon which the officer was discharged. Roosevelt’s Message Direct. In asking for elimination of the limitations on Secret Service activity, Theodore Roosevelt told Congress: "The chief argument in favor of the provision (for restriction) was that the Congressmen did not themselves tu uc Jiuvcotigntcu vjr ice men. Very little of such investi gation has been done in the past, but it is true that the work of the Secret Service agents was partly responsible for the indictment and conviction of (See SECRET SERVICE, PageA^T TYPHOID FEVER CASES IN LOWELL REACH 21 16 Children In Orphanage. 'Peak Expected Within 72 Hours. By the Associated Press. BOSTON, July 18. — Twenty-one cases of typhoid fever In Lowell were reported tonight by State health offi cials. Sixteen of them were children at St. Joseph's Orphanage. In Lowell Dr. John J. McNamara, city director of health, reported five were new cases since yesterday. The peak should come, he said, ‘‘within 72 hours.” Dr. John M. J. Poutas. assistant di rector of communicable diseases of the State health department, said a cheek of water and milk revealed aathiag wrong. ♦ Woman’s Face Cuts Found Sewed W ith Thread and Button Victim ts Discovered in Church Y ard in Dazed Condition. Py the Associated Press. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. July 18—Police sought tonight to solve the mystery surrounding a woman discovered at noon in a downtown church yard, in a dazed condition from face wounds sewed up with black thread and a button. After treatment at the City Hospi tal, the woman was questioned by Capt. William A. Oeltjen, then com mitted to jail on charges of disorderly conduct and vagrancy. She was booked as Edna Morris, 33, of Cincin nati. Capt. Oeltjen termed “unsatisfac tory" the woman's story of receiving the wound in a Jefferson County au-* tomobile accident. He sent her pho tograph and fingerprints to authorities i See WOMAN Puw A.2 I . i Lausanne Post-War Treaty Signatories to Sign Con vention Tomorrow. BACKGROUND— Turkey refused to violate a treaty pledge openly, although well able to defy any opposition to her wishes, and asked for the privilege of refortifying the Dardanelles. Smarting from, the sting of Ger many’s sudden reoccupation of the Rhineland, the powers long ago gave quick assurance Turkey’s wishes were most reasonable. Ef the Associated Press. MONTBEUX, Switzerland. July 18. —Immediate right to remilitarize the Dardanelles was granted to Turkey tonight by nine signatories to the Lausanne post-war treaty. Delegates to the international con ference resulting from the Turkish request to rearm the straits agreed to sign a convention Monday. The decision was unanimous, with only the Japanese making slight res ervations because of what a spokes man described as Japan's "unfor tunate departure from the League of Nations." The countries agreeing to the con vention included Great Britain, Prance. Russia. Japan. Turkey. Greece. Rumania, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. The convention would grant com plete liberty to merchant marine pas (See DARDANELLES, Page A-3.) ~ PLEASURE RIDE TRUCK UPSETS, KILLING YOUTH By the Associated Press. WELCH. W. Va., July 18.—A truck filled with young people out on a pleasure ride overturned on a moun tainside near the mining town of Oary tonight, killing one youth and injur ing an undetermined number of others. Sevent^n-year-old Louis Barta was killed when the machine rolled 100 feet down the steep hill. Seven of the injured were brought to Welch hospitals and ambulances returned for others who were reported hurt. Doctors said those at the hospital are expected to recover. Three of the injured, whose names were not learned immediately, were taken to a local hos pital. Others hurt were treated at a doctor’s office in Oary. ______ Received SI ,000 From Japa nese Agent for 2 Articles, He Asserts. BY BEN H. PEARSE. John S. Farnsworth, dismissed naval officer, charged with espionage, ad mitted yesterday he had received $1,000 from an agent of the Japanese government, but stated the money was in payment for two articles, or monographs, he had written. One of the monographs, he said, was on the London naval conference last Winter and the other on naval aviation training. Neither, he said, contained information he considered secret or confidential. The charges against Farnsworth al lege that he sold a secret naval docu ment, "Service of Information and Security,” intended for circulation only among high-ranking naval offi cers, to an agent of the Japanese government. ' The agent has not been named by the prosecution, for fear of diplomatic complications, as be, re portedly an officer in the Japanese Navy, has diplomatic immunity. Visited by Cousin. Defense plans In the case were still unsettled last night, although John Farnsworth was visited by his cousin. Ward Farnsworth, Chicago real estate broker, and retention of an attorney was discussed. Ward Farnsworth left last night for Cincinnati, to meet his cousin's father. Frederick Farnsworth, who was in California at the time De partment of Justice agents arrested the former Navy flyer at the home of his former wife here. He is expected to return tomorrow. The one-time Navy lieutenant com mander, whc«e condition had improved considerably yesterday, although he was still in the District jail infirmary, readily admitted he had been paid by the Japanese government, but declared that the money he received was for his writing. "The article on the London naval uumeicn« merely an estimate of the situation as I saw it, to the effect that if Japan should withdraw as a signatory of the limitations pact, due to preoccupation over present economic conditions, nothing would be done about it. All the conclusions reached were my own and had no relation to the opinions or policies of the Navy,” Farnsworth said. "The other monograph was on a plan for training of naval aviators and (See FARNSWORTH, 1Page A-3.) ■ ■ ■ • SAN FRANCISCO FIRE CAUSES HEAVY LOSS Shipbuilding Plant Is Destroyed, Another Is Damaged and Boats Are Burned. B? the Associated Press. 3AN FRANCISCO, July 18. —A spectacular water front blaze was brought under control tonight after causing damage estimated by fire of ficials at $50,000 to $100,000. The George W. Kneass Co., ship building plant, was destroyed, the roof of the John Twiggs A Sons Co. plant was burned. 7 cruising launches were consumed by the Are, 14 skiffs destroyed and 1 oyster boat burned. The Twiggs company also is a shipbuilding concern. Two firemen were injured, neither seri ously. Origin of the lire was un known. "The flames, whipped by a strong wind, menaced two blocks of water front. The Mariposa Yacht Club and the Union Iron Works Co., were the other principal structures in the path of the Are. Neither was damaged, although a number of boats were cut from their lines at the yacht club and taken out Into the bay. Political News From the States Another presentation of developments "back home” in the political campaign, as re ported by The Star’s special correspondents, appears in today’s Star on Page 3, Part 2, the Editorial Section. 1—■—-ft----4--1 \ THE THREE MUSKETEERS! I ^_____ _ EXAMINERS DELVE INTO FINANCES OF CLOSED LOAN FIRM I- . Fidelity Association Placed in Charge of Receiver After Probe. $13,000 LARCENY LAID ' TO FORMER PRESIDENT “Apparent Irregularities” Re vealed in Investigation by Federal Agents. With operations suspended, the Fidelity Building & Loan Association yesterday, while Treasury and Justice agents continued to delve into its finances. The association, with headquarters at 610 Thirteenth street, and six branches over the city, was closed early yesterday afternoon, after the former president, Fred B. Rhodes, 60. promi nent attorney, had been arrested on a warrant charging a $13,000 larceny. The closing was ordered by William Prentiss, Jr., acting controller of the currency He said an examination had revealed “apparent irregularities and losses which exceeded the profits and reserve accounts of the associa tion, which, in the judgment of the controller rendered the association in solvent.” It was announced that the shut down would be “for at least 10 days." and M. L. Barnett. jr„ a bank ex aminer, was named receiver. Released I'nder $5,000 Bond. Rhodes was taken into custody shortly after I p.m. in his offices in the National Press Building by De tective Sergeant Paul Ambrose. At police headquarters he was booked, ! fingerprinted and released under $5,000 bond. "There is not a word of truth in this charge,” said Rhodes, who re signed several months ago as president i of the association. “I have never taken a dollar from the association. At the proper time it will be shown that everything I have done was for the best interests of the association.” AVWiru^c. VW.IU Lo UlulUCU A11U lias four children, lives at 4715 Seven teenth street. For several years he has been identified with important banking litigation here. The warrant mas issued at the re quest of Assistant United States At torney Henry A. Schweinhaut, mho said transactions by Rhodes, in addi tion to the one described in the mar rant, are under investigation. Charged With Obtaining Loan. The former president mas charged specifically with obtaining a $13,000 loan from the Fidelity last November 8 through a “straw” party, crediting the proceeds to his own account at the Fidelity to meet an overdraft. The loan supposedly was made for use on a construction project in the Guilford l subdivision. Fairfax. Va.. Schweinhaut I said. When the alleged overdraft had been satisfied, according to Schwein haut. only $398 of the $13,000 re mained. Issuance of the warrant followed In vestigations by agents of the Treasury and Justice Departments, working with Assistant United States Attorney Charles B. Murray, mho is now out of the city. These investigations, it mas said, mill be continued. The Fidelity association has about 16,000 accounts, most of them small. It Is not a member of the District of Columbia Building and Loan League, and its accounts, officials said, mera not insured. TVi a ncenoiot ion'r cfolcmnnt /%# nccate and liabilities, filed with the controller on June 30, 1935. listed installment dues paid in at that time at $1,862.* ! 655. This, it was said, represented | the money owed the general public I by the association at that time. Dr. ftalph Bonnett. the president, said the financial statement for 1936 had not been completed when the office was closed. Dr. Bonnett said he would confer on the closing tomorrow with I. I. Chorpening. chief national bank ex aminer. After a meeting with other officials of the association. Dr. Bonnett issued the following statement: “The transaction which led to the closing of the Fidelity Building and Loan Association by the controller of the currency occurred before I be came president last March 1. The Treasury Department has been inves ( See FIDELITY, Page A-4.1 -•-j 51 AM tot I WIN WtU AT TEXAS FESTIVAL Violet Hilton Becomes Bride of Dancer—Denies It’s Pub licity “Gag." By tty Asscclsted Press. DALLAS, Tex., July 18.—A brunette Siamese twin sister was married here tonight to a tall, dark dancer and musician with the other twin assuring: “She has never resented my pres ence when on dates with gentleman friends and I know this marriage will cause no rift between us.” In the cotton bowl of the Texas Centennial Exposition, winsome 28 year-old Violet Hilton became the • bride of James Moore of Cleveland, Ohio. "Sure, I know every one has tagged it a publicity gag," smiled Violet. "After all, you know, we're show people. “But I’ve been in'love with Jimmy since I met him two years ago at San Antonio. You know we tried in several Eastern States to arrange a wedding, but strict State laws calling for the establishment of a residence stopped m.” "They’ll hardly know I’m around." said sister Daisy, joined with Violet since birth by cartilage at the base of the spinal column. Moore, a member of the Hilton sisters' night club troupe, will continue as Violet’s professional as well as do mestic partner.