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17-Day Tour of Central Europe Capitals. By th» Associated Press. PARIS. Dec. 2.—Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos turned to the East today for the th'rd move of Europe’s many sided diplomatic chess game, reported ly bearing the assurance that France and Britain would not give Germany a "free hand" in Central Europe. M. Delbos arranged to leave this •venlng for Warsaw, the first stop on » 17-day tour of the capitals of Poland. Rumania, Yugoslavia and Czecho slovakia. Informed sources in Paris viewed the trip as a definite sequel to this week’s French-British diplomatic talks In London and the November 19 con ference between Britain’s Lord Halifax and Chancellor Hitler of Germany. Leaves Warsaw Monday. M. Delbos will leave Warsaw next Monday for a short visit to Krakow, Poland's old-time capital, then con tinue on to Bucharest, where he will1 stay until December 11. He will spend two days at Belgrade and arrive at Praha December 15, leaving for Paris three days later. M. Delbos hopes to gain a new promise from Poland and the Little Entente—Czechoslovakia, Rumania and Yugoslavia—that they will keep their alliances with France. At the same time he will seek to quiet fears Britain and France might be ready to abandon Central Europe to Germany's ambitions in return for a full settlement in Western Europe. Foreign office sources said M. Delbos would give the French allies assuranfce that Britain and France stood to gether and took “an active interest" in Central European affairs. Nine-Power Pact Planned. He will also sound out statesmen In the four capitals on a plan for a nine-power European security pact said to have been broached in Lon don. Members of the pact would be France, Germany, Britain, Italy, Bel gium. Poland and the Little Entente. Paris sources said this proposal— hardly favored by France because It would exclude a French ally, the Soviet Union—was being pushed by the British as a means of forming a workable “Little League of Nations” to deal with European affairs. -m ■ — ■ T -m _ — lyavy is rermittea To Fire at Peepers During Maneuvers Sivanson Opinion Holds Such Shooting Legal and Justifiable. Unauthorized vessels entering the restricted zone around San Clemente Island, off the California coast, where the Navy and Marine Corps hold maneuvers, may be fired upon with Justification, in Secretary Swanson's opinion, the Navy Department re vealed today. Likewise the Navy's lawyers have advised Mr. Swanson that anti-air craft guns may be brought into play against strange planes flying over the area without permission after they have been warned. In an opinion just published by Rear Admiral Gilbert J. Rowcliff, Judge advocate general of the Navy, it says: "It would be far more advantageous to the United States to prevent an in vasion of such an area than to pun ish the culprit after apprehension and conviction. Accordingly, held that if the national defense is jeopar • dized those charged with the admin istration and protection of such areas would not only be legally justified but required to use all available means of force necessary to prevent their vio lation and to pursue and take those apprehended in such violations into custody.” RIVERDALE PARTY RIVERDALE HEIGHTS. Md., Dec. 2 (Special).—1■■Funds for the erection of the concrete bridge on Spring street here will be Increased by a benefit party to be held tomorrow night in the Riverdale School. The affair is being given jointly by the Riverdale Heights Fire Depart ment and the East Riverdale Citizens’ Association. r = 1 His Speeches Sure Cure for Insomnia, Ashurst Declares By the Associated Press. Senator Ashurst, Democrat, of Arizona recommended reading his speeches today as the ideal cure for insomnia. A visitor to the Capital asked the Senator for his autograph, but he refused to sign except in pen and ink, which was not available. “Write to my office," Senator Ashurst told the visitor. “I’ll not only send you my au tograph, but the greatest thing for insomnia you ever had—a set Of my speeches in pamphlet form.” STARHEMBERG WEDS VIENNESE ACTRESS Prince Wears Civilian Attire in Ceremony—Newlyweds Plan Italian Honeymoon. By the Associated Press. VIENNA, Dec. 2.—Prince Ernst von Starhemberg, former vice chancellor of Austria, and Nora Gregor, pretty Viennese actress, were married today in a private church ceremony on Kahlenberg, a historic hill rising above the Danube at the edge of Vienna. The Catholic service which made a princess of the actress was conducted by one of Von Starhembergs old friends, Prelate Karl Grossauer of Graz. 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