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9 j WEATHER/ /-v The only evening paper <TT. 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) .1 • nr F Generally fair tonight and tomorrow, in VY clShmgTOn With th6 ssxrsjxszsstt TfT^ • Preag News at noon today; lowest, 55, at 6 am, today. I' I ■ and WirephOtO Services. Full report on pate A-6. • n • M v L M L-* 9 If Yeaterday Circulation, 138,352 Closing Wew York WtratU, fifC Id - <a°m« return, not ret recdvd-> No. 33,756. ^"0^“ wTiwurw" "£“£ WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1936—SIXTY-FOUR PAGES. *** on Mum anmum prM«. TWO CENTS. MARITIME UNION AGREES TO TRUCE AVERTING STRIKE _ • Shipping to Continue Under Old Agreement During Arbitration. McGRADY’S PROPOSAL KEEPS 37.000 AT WORK Assistant Secretary of Labor Praises Workers and Employ ers for Attitude. BACKGROUND— Pacific Coast maritime dispute which threatened to tie up ship ping hinged on expiration of work ing agreements which followed the bitter 1934 coastwise strike, in which a dozen men lost their lives and which finally led to a mass walkout of all unions in the San Francisco Bay area. Agreements were renewed a year ago by mutual consent, but this year both sides announced dissatis faction. By tbe Associated Tress. SAN FRANCISCO. October 1.—A threatened tie-up of coast shipping :hrough expiration of agreements be .ween shippers and unions represent ng 37,000 workers was announced as iverted early today through union ac teptance of a 15-day truce proposed jy employers. Under the truce, as outlined by As listant Labor Secretary Edward F. vfcGrady. commerce will continue ander the old agreements, with "no strings” attached to the arrangement. During that period, he said, the anions will appoint committees to de ;ide whether disputed issues shall be submitted to arbitration during an ad ditional 45 days of proposed negotia tions. The question of arbitrating these disputes has been a principal cause of. deadlocking negotiations. The unions declared they could not arbitrate such fundamental questions as recognition and the right to collective bargaining. Employers in Accord. Employers in turn said they had granted full union recognition and were in accord with the workers' rights to bargrin collectively. The ruce was announced nearly half an hour after the time set for | expiration of the old agreements', Bader which the maritime workers genearUy were granted higher wages end in proved working conditions than had e isted previously. Coa c shipping lowed to a fraction Df its normal movement yesterday in anticipation of waterfront trouble. McGrady praised both sides. "If common sense prevails, I am sure there is no necessity ..for a tieup in the future,” said the .official, who j spent all yesterday ana' last night j moving from one conference to an-1 other. He was sent here by plane , from Washington. In unanimously accepting the truce ; ►he Joint Union Negotiating Commit tee thanked McGrady and Federal Conciliators E. P. Marsh and Edward Fitzgerald for ' preventing a lockout j by employers.” Previously shippers had announced that, beginning today, they would hire j only under their own terms, and at j docks instead of through jointly oper-1 •ted hiring halls. Union chiefs, including Harry J Bridges, district president of the In ternational Longshoremen's Associa tion, said such action would be resisted as a "lockout.” Propose Arbitration. The employers’ proposal for the truce Was embodied in a telegram sent the newly created United States Maritime Commission. It specified that “each of the unions on or before October 15 agree with your commission and with Bi that any and all disputes that shall uot be settled by negotiation within the 60-day period * • • shall be sub mitted to arbitration before your com mission. and upon the understanding ' that your commission will lend its ef- I forts and influence to see that awards ! and existing contracts are lived up to | riurlncr • "We have advised maritime unions of our willingness to grant a 15-day extension." Last week the unions proposed a 15-day truce, but employers then said they were "loath” to any extension which would not result in permanent settlement of difficulties. The big Dollar Liner, President Coolidge, diverted from San Francisco, sailed for the Orient several hours be hind schedule from San Pedro. The delay Involved crew demands for any benefits that might result from main land negotiations during the 60-day royage. MERCURY TO REMAIN LOW, BUT RAIN ENDS Water Seeping Into Traffic light Puts All Out of Commission on Avenne. The rain of the past two days ended today, but not much change in tem perature was forecast for Washington today and tomorrow by the Weather Bureau. Generally fair tonight and tomor row, with moderate winds, was the forecast. Tomorrow will be slightly cooler. It was predicted. The mercury ranged between 51 and 65 yesterday, but the low mark this morning was only 55 degrees. The maximum this afternoon will be about the same as yesterday. Rain seeping into one of the traffic lights on Pennsylvania avenue early today was held responsible for a short circuit which threw all the lights from the Peace Monument to Fifteenth street out of commission. Police learned of it in time to station traffic officers at each intersection, however, and rush-hour traffic was not delayed. Rainfall since Tuesday noon totaled 1.69 Inches. Series Delayed As Rain Soaks Polo Grounds % _ Second Contest Is Postponed Until Tomorrow. Mr the Associated Press. NEW YORK, October 1.—A heavy overnight rain turned the Polo Grounds into a miniature lake today and forced postponement of the sec ond game of the world aeries between the New York Giants and New York Yankees. Weather permitting — and there were indications that a two-day spell of intermittent rain finally was ready to call a halt—the game,will be played tomorrow at the Polo brounds. The series schedule, calling for the third, fourth and fifth games to be played at the Yankee- Stadium, sim ply will move back one day. The postponement was ordered by Kenesaw M. Landis, high commis sioner of base ball, ajfter he had in spected the rain-sWted grounds. In the left field section, where yester day's rain had driven Yankee relief pitchers over to the Giants’ bull pen because of “high water,” was a vir tual lake and the infield, though it had been protected by covers during the night, was a quagmire. Landis made his tour in company with Joe McCarthy and Bill Terry, the rival managers, and Travis Jack son. field leader of the Giants, who took a one-game edge over the Amer ican League champions by winning the opening game yesterday, 8—1, be hind Carl Hubbell. After he had had a chance to view the situation, Landis decided promptly in favor of a postponement. “It would be no fair test of base (See SERIES." Page A-2.) -...— • . ■ ■ - — DEVALUATION BILL Compromise Measure Voted by Chamber—Senate Objections Win. BACKGROUND— Announcement last week that government of Premier Leon Blum would move to devaluate the French franc by approximately one-third lei to stampede of other members of European gold bloc to follow suit and spurred hopes for trade revival and ultimate stabilisation of world currencies. France divided along two lines for battle on revaluation—Senate versus Chamber of Deputies, and Right Wing versus Left Wing Pop ular Front, composed of Socialists, Radical-Socialists and Communists. uy the Associated Press. PARIS, October 1—The French Chamber of Deputies late today gave final parliamentary approval to de valuation of the franc, adopting the monetary measure, with its compro mise clause on price fixing decrees, by a vote of 354 to 217. The vote meant that only the pro mulgation of President Albert LeBrun is necessary to make reduction of the gold content of the franc a law. Before the final ballot, the Cham ber had adopted, by a show of hands, the compromise Senate clause which provides a check on efforts by the government to control the cost of liv ing. Mobile Guards Reinformed. The government and the Senate, earlier, had gotten together on the devaluation bill in a political atmos phere charged with threats of dis order. Rumors that the capital's mobile guards were being reinforced were reflected in the Senate debate, where speakers urged avoidance of “the psychosis of civil war.” Premier Leon Blum announced he would leave Paris tonight on a delayed Journey to Geneva. Thus he indicated his confidence that the government's devaluation difficulties were ended. Committee Accepts Compromise. The Chamber Finance Cdtnmitte^ accepted the compromise definitely after the Senate had passed the substitute measure without a record vote. It provides for realignment of the currency, but provides a check on government decree powers to control price increases. Both M. Blum and Vincent Auriol, the finance minister, pleaded with the Chamber for speedy passage of the compromise. The government approved the sub stitute bill, withdrawing its opposition to Senate objections to particular clauses in the original measure. The Senate, bowing to the govern ment's desire for speed, pushed through the compromise after only a brief debate. Made in Conciliation. Abel Gardey, presenting the report of the Finance Committee, said the concessions were made “in a spirit of conciliation.” M. Blum addressed the Senate briefly, approving the compromise. Then he went to the Chamber with Auriol, Edouard Daladler, Camille Chautempa and other ranking mini sters for the final drive to enactment. As finally approved by the Senate, the clause concerning the bitterly de bated issue of decree powers to fight price increases provides for obligatory arbitration and conciliation of labor (See FRANC, Page A-3.) SPANISH CONGRESS GIVES AUTONOMY TO BASQUE REGION Home Rule Allowed Area Mostly in Hands of Insurgents. REBEL RING OF STEEL IS CLOSING ON MADRID Parliament Meets, With Planes Boaring Overhead as Guard Against Air Baids. BACKGROUND— Revolt of Spanish conservatives against popularly-elected coalition of Leftist parties was directed in early stages at capture of Madrid, but government defense stemmed the tide. Realizing weakness by dispersion of forces on several fronts. Fascist insurgents turned to concentrate attack on northern key cities before returning to Madrid assault, /run and Son Se bastian have fallen: Bilbao is be sieged, and now the rebels are once again smashing actively at the Madrid defenses. Toledo, in their path, was occupied this week. BULLETIN. LISBON, Portugal, October 1 (if;.—Six hundred Fascist insur gent* In Fort Estrecho de Quinto are surrounded by 3.000 Spanish government militia in a critical siege similar to that of the Alca zar fortress at Toledo, the Huesca correspondent of the Poi uguese Dlario notlcias reported toe y. icopyrltm. 1836. by the Associated Press 1 MADRID, October 1.—The Spanish Parliament, meeting (or the first time since ahortly before the civil war, to day approved an autonomy statute for the Basque regions of Northern Spain and heard Premier Francisco Largo Caballero announce his determination to force a "workers’ republic." The statute will give the three prov inces of Alava, Guipuzcoa and Viscaya a regime similar to that of Catalonia within the Spanish republic. They will receive home rule for local affairs, while the Madrid government will control matters of national Interest affecting the area. The Basques long have demanded autonomy, and the government felt the measure would Increase their al legiance to Madrid. However, of the three main cities of the region, the government controls only Bilbao. San Sebastian and Vitoria are in the hands of the insurgents. Fall Power Given Regime. The Congress, in one of the most extraordinary sessions in the history of Spain, also prorogued the 1936 budget and granted the government full powers to conduct the war. It met while the guns of <Uvil conflict roared on fronts scarcely more than a score of miles from the capital. Among those in the diplomatic gal lery was Marcel Rosenberg, the new Soviet Russian Ambassador, to watch approximately 100 Deputies, virtually all of them representing popular front parties, gathered in the historic Cortes Building under heavy guard. A squadron of loyal airplanes screamed overhead. Anti-aircraft guns manned strategic capital points, to beat off any raid by Insurgent planes during the session. One anti-aircraft battery was posted in Central Cibeles Square. The Parliament adjourned until De cember 1 after a brief session. Rebels Push on All Fronts. A concerted Fascist attack on all fronts against government positions was reported by the war ministry in an official communique today. In addi tion to the offensive from the south, fresh assaults began north of the capital in fortified passes long held by the Socialist defenders, the com munique declared. Government military commanders Indicated the insurgent attack was planned to cut the vital line of com munications to the southeast and the activity in other sectors was a diver sion to prevent the hard-pressed gov ernment from pulling out reinforce ments for that area. At his headquarters at Aranjuez, southeastern communications center, scarcely 30 miles from Madrid, Gen. Jose Asensio, chief of stafT of the army, undertook a complete reorgan laatlon of his militia forces to bear (See SPAIN, Page A-3.) GEORGE HUFF DIES AFTER OPERATION Director of Athletics at Illinois Was Pioneer in Western Con ference Activities. BT the Associated Press. CHAMPAIGN, HI., October 1.— George Huff, 64. director of athletics at the University of Hllnols for the past 35 years, died today, following a critical iltnes of five days. He was 64 years old. Huff, one of the pioneers in the development of Western Conference athletics, was operated upon' for a stomach ailment Saturday. He failed rapidly and four blood transfusions and an oxygen tent were resorted to In an effort to prolong his life. He showed a slight gain yesterday, but last night suffered another relapse and died at 10:37 am. (Central stand ard time). ■ ■ I See the World s Series With The Star The Star scoreboard will give a play-by-play description of the world series base ball games between the Giants andthe Yankees, when they are resumed tomorrow at 1:30 p m. with the second contest at the Polo Grounds, New York. Immediately after the game The Star will be on the street with the box score and full details. /j DONT LIKE 7b OPPOSE / FARLEY BUT ID MAKE EVEN \ \ A SORRIER SPECTACLE RlDIN'l A Rouh' The Country on / )\ A JACKASS * /rrSN A / ' TWO RACE FLYERS KILLED IN AFRICA Findlay and Morgan Die in Crash—Scott and Guthrie Win. By the Associated Press. JOHANNESBURG. South Africa, October 1.—Max Findlay, England-to Johannesburg air racer, and his radio operator, A. H. Morgan, were killed to day in a crash near Abercorn. North ern Rhodesia, the Reuter's (British) News Agency reported. They wtre speeding down the last lap of the $50,000 air race, won today by C. W. A. Scott and Giles Guthrie. Scott and Outhrie nosed their plane down at Johannesburg at 10:34 a.m., O. M. T. (5:34 a.m., E. 8. T.) to win the $20,000 special speed prize The crash brought the first fatalities of the 6.540-mile race, although an earlier smash-up robbed the leader, Oapt. S. 8. Halse, of victory. Findlay's co-pilot. Ken Waller, and a passenger, CaD. Eeaehgy, were suf fering from shock. The plant bore race number 13. It had taken off at 6:41 a.m. from Aber oorn Airdrome, Entebbe, Uganda. Findlay and Waller were the last pilots left In the race after Scott’s vic tory and the crash of still another racer, D. W. Llewellyn. They had re ported engine trouble at Entebbe. A. E. Clouston was held at Khartoum with engine trouble, while Victor Smith, whose plane was the only other survivor of the original nine entrants was down near Saloniki, Greece. The race was sponsored by Isadore W. Schlesinger. American-born cap italist, to boost Johannesburg's empire exposition. Scot and Guthrie completed tbe flight from England in 52 hours anu 56 minutes. A great crowd greeted Scott, co winner with the late Tom Campbell Black of the London-to-Melbourne air derby two years ago. i Jailed 64 Days, Woman Is Freed By Pauper Oath Mary Cassidy, 78, Held in Vermont on $475 Judgment. Bv me Associated Press. RUTLAND. Vt., October 1—A pau per's oath left 78-year-old Miss Mary Cassidy of Poultney, confined 64 days in Jail because of non-payment of a *475 court judgment, free to work her farm today. The aged woman farmer was ar rested July 28 on a cl06e jail war rant which under an old Vermont law meant she must remain in jail until she paid the judgment or was per mitted to take a pauper's oath. John O. McNamara of Middletown Springs, injured when struck by Miss Cassidy's automobile, obtained the judgment. The woman maintained she could not pay the *475. Her only posses sions, she claimed, were a cow, a horse, some tools and a small farm that was mortgaged to the legal limit. The county commissioners finally agreed to allow the gray-haired spins ter to take a pauper’s oath and she was released. MISTAKE KILLS TWO FLINT, Mich., October 1 UP).—De tective Lieut. Ray J. Martin said today gasoline poured down the wrong pipe by a maintenance man caused the ex plosion that wrecked a building here Monday, killing two persons and in juring six. The officer said there was no evi dence of criminal negligence: that the maintenance man drew 15 gallons of gasoline for test purposes, then poured it into an unused conduit in the belief he was returning it to a tank. The conduit led to the basement where the blast occurred. 1 Summary of Today’s Star Pace Pitt Amusements. C-8 Puzzles __C-13 Army-Navy .D-18 Radio _ C-7 Comics _C-13 Serial story C-9 Editorial_ A-8 Short story . C-7 Financial ...A-18 Society __B-3 Lost*Pound A-3 Sports.D-l-4 Obituary_A-1Z Woman'sPageC-lt POLITICAL. Browder released by sheriff in Terre Haute. Page A-I Roosevelt talks to crowd in rain at Elkins, W. Va. Page A-I Illinois held doubtful after recent trend to O. O. P. Page A-l landon renounces elements fostering race prejudice. rage A-2 New York Times announces support of Roosevelt. Page A-8 Johnson brands Peek's charges as untrue. Page A-4 New York elections fight swings to national Issues. page A-4 McCarl predicts $35,000,000,000 debt for this Winter. Page A-5 Hamilton sees red issue forcing Roose velt on defensive. Page A-5 Hoover leaves Denver for talk with Landon. Page B-18 Knox to renew New Deal fiscal at tack tonight. Page B-18 FOREIGN. Scott, Guthrie win England-to-Africa air race. Page A-l French Senators compromise with Blum on franc. Page A-l Attacking rebels encircle Madrid with ring ol steel. Page A-l Queen Mary quits Buckingham Palace for new home. Page A-l Japanese increase patrols of marines in Shanghai area. Page A-8 Disarmament Committee planned by League of Nations. Page A-5 Wandering Spanish ship cannot dock ih South America. Page A-15 LOCAL AND NEARBY. Boland, convicted In Lyddane case, asks habeas corpus writ. Page A-3 Man arrested for traffic violation kills himself. Page A-4 Vital statistics Page A-l* Roland Williamson, former Supreme Court librarian, diet. Page A-18 Virginia dairymen plan suit "to take milk out of politics." Page A-14 New illicit liquor squad here being considered. Page B-l Vast milk domain ‘band by survey. Page B-l Three unite over the top in Red Cross drive. fag* B-l District school operation coats found 4— *r Quick action on revoking drivers’ per mit* urged. Page B-l People's counsel urges approval of gas merger plan. Page B-l Police to estimate cost of services to United States. Page B-l City News In Brief. PageD-10 NATIONAL. Maritime unions agree to truce to arbitrate dispute. Page A-l Davis presses demand for W. P. A. probe in Pennsylvania. Page A-2 $64,000 extortion plots laid to unem ployed acrobat. Page A-3 Bankers aided Amoakeag Co., Sabath probers told. Page A-6 Illinois strikers ask friends' aid in protest parade. PageA-13 New X-ray tube makes old pictures aeem amateurish. PageA-16 "Chief of Technocrats” declares fol lowers are non-political. Page A-20 EDITORIAL AND COMMENT. Alice Longworth. Page A-2 This and That. Page A-8 Answers to Questions. Page A-8 Stars, Men and Atoms. Page A-8 Political Mill. Page A-8 Mark Sullivan. Page A-» David Lawrence. Page A-9 Paul Mallon. Page A-9 We. the People. Page A-9 Headline Polk. Page A-9 SPORTS. Second world aeries game rained out. Page A-l Yankees still favored despite loss of opener to Giants. Page D-l Mrs. W. 1. Shepherd proves big sur prise in national golf. Page D-2 Pro grldders play tonight as collegians look to Saturday. Page D-3 Week end foot ball games are rated by Williamson system. Page D-4 MISCELLANY. Washington Wayside. Page A-8 Irvin 8. Cobb says. Page A-ll Traffic convictions. Page B-9 Night clubs. Paga B-l4 Dorothy Dix Pago C-l# Betsy Caswell. Page C-l# Bedtime Story. PageC-ll Nature’s Children. Page C-12 Young Washington. Page D-l# FINANCIAL. United States bonds ease, others gain (table). ' Pago A-17 Clearings below 1925 despite week’s Use. Page A-17 Stock* tend up in narrow range (table). • Page A-ll Curb price* uneven (table), rage A-ll Insurance sound as rod, says Acacia. chief. Pag* A.l| Public work lead# construction awards. Page A-ll ♦ !Ur4» ON CONSERVATION Stands in Cold Drizzle to Address Mountain State Festival Crowd. By the Associated Press. ELKINS. W. Va., October 1.— Stressing conservation of natural re sources in his first West Virginia speech, President Roosevelt declared here today there was a growing con sciousness that "man's errors in the past must be corrected by man in the future." Standing in a cold drizzle In a natural amphitheater of Davis-Elkins College, the President told a Mountain State festival crowd that "in the worth-while effort” of conservation the Federal and State Governments are "working hand in hand." He cited aaany activities of the New Deal to conserve wild life and other re sources because, he declared, "critics of the administration have lately been engaged in expressing dissatisfaction with the progress of wild life restora tion by the Federal Government dur ing the past three years.” Left Train at Thomas. The President left his train at ft :4ft in the little town of Thomas. 40 miles away, so he might take a motor trip over the forest roads. Gov. H. G. Kump headed the Reception Com mittee which gathered with a crowd and a band at the little station. After motoring to Blackwater Falls at Davis, one of the State's scenic spots, President Roosevelt returned 6 miles to the train and rode to Par sons, where he made a five-minute talk from the rear platform before resuming the train trip into Elkins. Greets Crowd in Rain. Wrapped in a tight-fitting yellow slicker. President Roosevelt greeted crowds at Thomas and Davis in the blustery rain. rne inclement wearner causeo mm to cancel original plans for a 50-mile motor tour from Thomas to Elkins through the National Forest Park. The change in plans permitted leaders to carry out plans for the rear platform appearance at Parsons en route to Elkins for a presidential talk at the Mountain State Forest Festival. The President will make his second major address of the campaign at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh at 9 p.m. (Eastern standard time) tonight. Thousands Gather. In the beautiful amphitheater of Davis-Elkins College here, surrounded by stately buildings and red and gold foliage, thousands were gathered long before the President's arrival. Auto mobiles poured into this city in the Tygaart River Valley all through the night. Hotel rooms could not be found. Many of the visitors slept the night in their cars, others were thoughtful enough to bring trailers as living quar ters, while some Just walked the streets waiting for the hour when the Presi dent would greet the folk of the Mountain State. Before 6 a.m., the streets were crowded, in spite of a misty rain which fell almost continuously. All roads led to the amphitheater. After addressing the festival throng, the President was to witness the coro nation of Queen Sylvia VII of the forest lands and then go on to Pitts burgh, where the speaks tonight. Queen Sylvia—Miss Mary Jane Bell —and her 30 princesses came early to the college buildings high on the hill behind the amphitheater to await the (See ROOSEVELT, Page A-2.) Hibernation Day Delayed by Man Till Series Ends He’s Going to Bed for Winter Soon, However. By the Associated Press. WATERTOWN, Wis., October 1 — Hibernating Arthur (Turkey) Gehrke. stifling a yawn, opined today he would defer his twenty-seventh annual all Winter doze at least until the end of the world series, and probably as long as November 1. It was because he tyanted to keep abreast of the Yankees-Giants civil strife at New York, for one thing, that he hadn't gone to bed already, the 54-year-old, 215-pound tavemkeeper explained. Last year he turned in before October 1. “They think I'm queer,” he said sagely, "but I think people who stay up and face those cold Winter blasts are the ones who are queer.” Gehrke's first hibernation began In the latter part of 1910, he recalled, when he went to bed to ease a pain aggravated by cold weather, and stayed there all Winter upon discovering the cure was effective. Thereafter, he took to the covers annually with the first twinge. The keeper of bears’ hours had this to say today to non-hibernators: "If more folks went to bed all Winter there wouldn't be so much trouble and confusion in the world and every body would feel better in the Spring.” Gehrke figured his probable loss in weight during his protracted retire ment at from 10 to 20 pounds, al- j though he always had a fair appetite j as he lay in the second-floor bed room where he has taken refuge the last 26 Winters. The sudden death of his wife, j Grace, forced him to end his sleep earlier than usual last Winter, and for the first time in years he was up and around when the violets began to bud. "I miss Gracie,” he said. "She was a great help to me and was so sym pathetic in understanding my need for an annual hibernation.” Communist Candidate and Four Others Are Out of Terre Haute Jail. Picture on Page A-2. Bt the Associated Press. TERRE HAUTE, lad . October 1.— Chief of Police James C. Yates today released from Jail Earl Browder. Com munist candidate for President, and four associates who were arrested yes terday morning when they came here to hold a campaign meeting. Browder and the others were ar- ; rested yesterday by Chief Yates in an effort to halt a Communist meet ing last night. Browder, Waldo Frank, novelist, and Seymour Waldman, member of the Communist National Election Campaign Committee, both of New York; Charles Stadtfeld, Indiana Communist chairman, and Andrew Rems, a party worker, both of In dianapolis. all were held on vagrancy charges. The charges were dismissed at a brief court hearing this morning. For a time last night it appeared as if Chief Yates would be success ful in preventing any Communist speeches. Browder was in jail and Indiana State Teachers’ College stu- ! dents took over the hall where the i meeting was to have been held and i conducted a foot ball "pep” session. The chief had three policemen in ; the local radio station under orders to prevent any Communist speech, there, but a few minutes before 9:15— i the time Browder's speech was to have been started—David J. Bentall, Chi cago attorney, rushed into the station, hurried past the officers and was locked in a small broadcasting booth. Almost at the same time Chief Yates, 10 other policemen and ap proximately 50 citizens hurried into the studio. The door to the broad casting booth was locked, however, and Bentall began speaking. There were a few cries of "Let’s take him off the air” and “That door is not very thick,” but when all the policemen except Yates left, saying they had been given orders by the Board of Works and Safety to allow the speech to be made, the threats subsided. Yates asserted he did not "understand” what had happened,, as he had given his men strict orders to prevent any Communist speech. TOWN GOES DRY TULLY, N. Y., October 1 (IP).—The town of Tully returned to prohibition today under local option after a nightly celebration which had been under way since Saturday. Beer and liquor licenses In this Ononadga County town expired at midnight and will not be renewed as a result of last Autumn's election. The town’s three licensed drinking establishments offered full course din ners with orchestras and dancing for several nights. Queen Mary Quits Buckingham After 25 Years Its Mistress By the Associated Press. LONDON, October 1:—Today was moving day in the royal family, too. After 35 years as mistress of Buck ingham Palace, which she entered first as the bride of the late King George, Queen Mary moved into her new home, the smaller Marlborough House. The Queen mother, dressed in black, left Buckingham Palace with King Edward and the princess royal to drive to Marlborough House. Her pale face worked with emotion, but, with her monarch son at her side, she managed a smile. and a slight wave of her gloved hand to a small gfoup gathered on the sidewalk as her automobile tanked down the drive a U way past saluting, blue-coated “bob bies” and scarlet-jacketed sentries presenting arms. The King, who returned only today from Balmoral Castle, Scotland, re mained with his mother for some time after her personal standard had been hoisted to the flagstaff of Marl borough House—the first such flag to fly there since the death of Queen Alexandria. Now that she Is no longer wife of a reigning monarch, custom dictates the Queen must be' content with a smaller household and a smaller en tourage than were hers at Bucking ham Palace. The new residence has been deco dee QUXEN, Page A-:.) 1 _ V . AS RECENT TREND TO G. 0. P. IS SEEN Down-State Swing Since Primary Held Favorable to Republicans. NEW REGISTRATION LAW IS FACTOR IN ELECTION Aftermath of Row Between Hor ner and Kelly-Nash Machine May Hurt Roosevelt BY G. GOl'LD LINCOLN. Staff Correspondent of The Star. CHICAGO. October 1.—Last April, at the time of the primary elections in Illinois, this State looked hopeless for the Republicans. The number of rotes cast in the Democratic primary ;xceeded the number in the Repub lican primary by half a million or more. Today the State looks, at least, debatable ground, with the Repub licans apparently gaining strength. Whether they will be able to gain ■nough to carry the State for Lan 3on depends upon a number of im portant factors, some for and some operating against the Republicans. The change in the situation marks i gain for the G. O. P. Since Gov. Landon of Kansas was nominated for the presidency in June, there has been i marked swing back to the Repub lican fold in down-State Ullnois. In Cook County, which includes Chicago, the bitter strife which has existed be tween the Kelly-Nash Democratic ma chine and Gov. Homer, Democratic candidate to succeed himself, has been glossed over. But the bitter feel ing continues. These obvious and less obvious rela tions between the Kelly-Nash Demo cratic organization in Chicago and Gov. Homer operate in two different directions, both seemingly to the ad vantage of the Republicans. In the primary campaign this year. Mayor Kelly of Chicago and Patrick Nash, the Democratic national committee man. decreed the political execution of Gov. Homer. They did not like him for a number of reasons, one of which Is sufficient. He would not let them sop up all they wished; he would not play ball. Homer went to th® mat. He made himself out a martyr, the object of attack by a corrupt Chi cago machine. He told down-Stata Illinois that the Chicago bosses in tended to dictate the nomination of the next Governor. Sectional Rivalry Intense. For years the rivalry between downstate Illinois and Chicago hat been intense. The voting strength of the one section is about equal to the voting strength of the other. Downstate Illinois took up the cudgels for Horner. Homer is a Jew and tho large number of Jews in the State, many of them in Chicago, rallied to his support. Some Republicans went into the Democratic primary in order to help beat the Chicago bosses. Horner triumphed over the Kelly Nash candidate by a considerable margin. Now, with the apparent reconcilia tion between Gov. Horner and the Kelly-Nash outfit, Horner no longer looks to the downstate voters quite the same. And, at the same time, if reports be true, the Kelly-Nash out fit would not be averse to sticking a knife into Horner’s back. This row, therefore, may have a very definite effect on the outcome of the election, not only for Governor, but also for President. In Chicago, which has so large a proportion of the State's vote, an election is no pink-tea affair. The political "deals" and corruption have been almost unbelievable in the past. No such thing as party loyalty or keeping faith has been known in many of the wards. Republican ward leaders and committeemen have sold out to the Democrats, and vice versa. Political bandit leaders have flour ished. Five Women Sentenced. Only yesterday three women poll officials in the twentieth ward in last April's primary were sentenced to a year in jail and two others to six months. Three of the women were Democrats and two Republicans. They were found guilty of ballot frauds—and they were judges at the polls—after 14 persons had testified in court that they did not vote, al though the poll books showed them to have voted, and a handwriting ex pert had said 26 ballots were marked by the same person. All these 26 ballots were marked for President Roosevelt, for Bundeson for Governor (the Kelly-Nash candidate) and for John M. Bolton, candidate for State Representative, who has since been murdered. In addition to the women, five men have been held for the grand (See LINCOLN, Page A-S.) 39 FACE CHARGES IN LETTUCE STRIKE First Major Disorder Reported. Guards With Tear Gas Halt 500 Pickets. By tee Associated Press. WATSONVILLE. Calif., October 1. -Thirty-nine men faced charges of violating the anti-picketing ordinance here today as the result of the first major disorder reported in this im mediate area in the lettuce workers’ strike, now entering its 27th day. They were arrested yesterday after Charles Tolvien, 27, lettuce shed worker: Herman Blonke, 35, another non-union employe, and Charles Col bem, 58, a night watchman, com plained they had been beaten. Four other men were arrested on assault charges after rocks were hurled at a lettuce truck near Fajaro. Five hundred pickets from Salinas, center of the walk-out over union matters, were halted by 25 State highway patrolmen on their way to protest the Watsonville arrests. The patrolmen, armed with tear gas suns, persuaded the Salinas pickets to turn back. A