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at Odds Over Nazi in Police Post. •? the Associated Press. VIENNA. Feb. 15—The deadlock In Austrian negotiations over appointing N»«i sympathizers, as cabinet min ister* to satisfy Germany's desires, be came more pronounced today. Fatherland front, leaders from nine provinces were summoned to partici pate in the ministerial conference seeking solution of differences between President Wilhelm Miklas and Chan cellor Kurt von Schuschnigg over the naming of a Nazi as minister of the Interior in charge of police. The controlled press in early editions predicted such a cabinet appointment would be made, but later, obviously on instructions, said the situation was taking a normal course, without cause for worry. The controversy arose after Srhu •chnlgg's conference last Saturday with Chancellor Adolf Hitler at the German leader's Rerchtesgaden retreat. | Diplomatic sources said Hitler wanted Nazi-approved men as ministers of jus tice and interior, the latter to control security forces. Sehuschnlgg provisionally accepted this view at Berc.htesgaden, but Miklas, supported by strong clerical elements, balked. A majority of the Fatherland j Front leaders upheld Miklas. It appeared at one time that the Nationalists, Dr Seyssinquardt and Edmund Glaise-Horstenau, who would 1 be acceptable to Hitler, would be named ministers. j But something approaching a serious j conflict of opinions developed when thoroughgoing Nazis, represented as trying to forcp Schuschniggs hand, clamored for three outright Nazi sym pathizers in the cabinet. It was reported the government has until tomorrow to express its attitude on the Berchtesgaden conversations. If these decisions are negative, Aus trian Nazis threaten to resume the sabotage and propoganda activities they engaged in before the accord of November 7. 1936. was signed. A German commercial expert and staff who came here for financial dis cussions departed suddenly, leaving j the impression economic agreements I depended upon the reaching of an Austro-German political understand ing first. The Austrian population, informed tt could expect a complete explana tion of the situation soon regarding the Hitler-Sehuschnigg conference, showed increasing signs of concern. rp 1 axes _ < Continued From First Page ! which would exempt, sales of motor vehicles. The automobile dealers, however, Proposed that a tax be placed on the certificate of title of all cars sold in an amount equal to a percentage of the total purchase price or fair market value of the vehicle as determined by the director of traffic. The percentage figure was not suggested. Howard W. Kacy. vice president and general counsel of the Acacia Mutual Life Association, protested against in clusion of life insurance companies In the income tax feature of the bill. He declared the measure as now drawn is "not entirely clear" as to whether insurance companies would be re quired to pay the income tax. An additional tax on the income of life insurance companies. Mr. Kacy said. "is not necessary and is not Jus tified.” particularly in view of the fact, that, such companies now pay a tax on net premium receipts, which last year's revenue bill raised from l'a to 2 per cent. W. A. Torrey, an automobile dealer, wrote the subcommittee that continu ation of the business privilege tax or the proposed income tax was not needed. "It is time.” he said, "that there was more efficiency in the administra tion of the affairs of the District, plus the fact that it is also time for the Federal Government to pay its just share of real estate and other taxes to the District.” Earlier this month. Mr. Torrey Wrote Chairman Palmisano of the District Committee: "This business 1 privilege tax is the worst piece of un just taxation I have ever heard of nr read about. My judgment, is that if ♦ he tax is re-enacted for another year it will be better for me to sacri fice and liquidate my business and ' atari over somewhere else, and this is what I contemplate doing.” N. Arnold Tolies, chairman of the Civic Affairs Committee of the United ' Federal Workers of America, wrote the subcommittee that the business privilege tax is "highly unsatisfactory," and declared "certain highly organized and powerful groups are attempting to have an outright sales tax foisted on residents of the District.” Chairman Nichols announced the •ubcommittee would hear a special committee of the Federation of Citi zens' Associations tomorrow. The committee, composed of L. A. Carruthers, president of the federa- i tion; Thomas E. Lodge, former presi dent, and Dr. A. M. Edwards, vice chairman of the organization's Fiscal Affairs Committee, plans to urge an ; Increase in the Federal payment | toward S«*irict expenses and the adop- ; lion of a general consumers’ tax. Mr. Lusk charged the business privi lege tax is working an injustice among certain classes of real estate owners : and doing a “lot of damage.” but said he preferred its continuation to an Income tax. He said changes should be made to eliminate the Inequities, the ytemption raised above the present $2.0(10, and real estate removed from the effect of its provisions. Building Off, He Say*. Questioned by Mr. Wood as to the effect of the raise in the real estate i tax rate last year from $1.50 to $1.75, Mr. Lusk said building operations had fallen off tremendously in the District, I but had increased in the surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia. ■ Don't you believe the high rentals here, and cheaper real estate in Mary land and Virginia, is the cause?" asked Mr. Wood. "That has something to do with It.” Mr. Lusk replied. Mr. Lusk also questioned the neces »it,y of the creation of a board of tax appeals, as provided in the business privilege tax section of the bill, as well as the necessity for the high lalaries prescribed for the three mem bers. The chairman of the board would receive $8,000 a year and the ether two members $7,000 each. "There are so many boards at the District Building now," he declared. "th» Commissioners can't find a place sc put them." ^ Grayson Attended Wilson Admiral urayson, who died early today, was the private physician of President Wilson. He is shown with him and Mrs. Wilson at the funeral of President Harding Grayson 'Continued From First Page.) their sorrow at Admiral Grayson's death. It was announced that the rites would be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Church at Sixteenth and H streets N.W., where Admiral Grayson had been a member of the vestry since 1926. Place of interment and other details had not been de cided. President’s Tribute. “As physician, as humanitarian and as Red Cross executive, Admiral Gray son touched life at many angles, and did outstanding work in every field of his endeavor,’’ said a stalement from the President. “His earlier activities were a logical preparation for his work in these later years as chairman of the American Red Crass. Whether directing relief at home, or co-operat ing in the alleviation of human misery in other lands, his tact, industry and genius, for getting things done, made his work outstanding. “But It is as a friend that so many of us will always think of Cary Grayson—a friend in the truest and finest sense of the word. A stanch friend, an old and clase friend, has been taken from us.'' One of Admiral Grayson's last offi cial acts was an appeal, indorsed by President Roosevelt, for a $1 000.000 popular subscription to aid Chinese left homeless in the Si no-Japanese war. President Theodore Roosevelt start ed Grayson on his eminent career by appointing the young naval lieutenant to the White House medical staff In 1907 President Taft kept him on duty there, and President Wilson made him personal physician after he had attended the first Mrs. Wilson. Roosevelt Drafted Him. It was Dr. Grayson who stood on the steps of Mr. Wilson's S street home in 1924 to announce the death ot the former Chief Executive. A year later the admiral left the Navy to practice medicine privately in the Capital. Franklin D. Roasevelt asked him to tase charge of his inauguration in 1933 and called on him to perform the same task in 1937. The men had become acquainted while Roasevelt was war-time Assistant Secretary of the Navy. After the death of Judge Payne President Roosevelt importuned his friend to assume the chairmanship of the Red Crass, and this he did. Recent portrait of Admiral Grayson. —Harris-Ewing Photos. refusing, however, a $17,500 annual salary, and insisting instead on the income from an endowment fund which netted about $4 300 Wherever the politically great gath ered, thoroughbred horses ran or medi cal men met in the interest of hu manity. Admiral Grayson was known When Woodrow Wilson was inaugu rated, March 4, 1913. Cary Grayson was unknown to him He had served as a Medical Corps lieutenant and White House attache under Theodore Roosevelt, remained at his post during the Taft term of office because Roose ■ ell recommended him so strongly, and had passed on to the Wilson staff as a matter ot routine. But within a short time his position in the scheme of things at the Executive Mansion was decidedly changed On inaugura tion day Mrs. Wilson suffered an unim portant but, painful accident. Grayson was the only member of the White House medical staff who had not been lured away from his post of duty by the inaugural spectacle He at tended her, and the deep and favor able impression he made brought him to the attention of her husband. Prom that day through the remaining 11 years of Wilson's life, the two men were drawn together by the relation ship of man and man as well as that of doctor and patient. Professionally Grayson had upon his shoulders the responsibility of the President's health during the trying years of the war. ano the idealistic and bitter battles Wilson fought In the peace conferences after :t. As a friend, he was one of the few whose counsel still was welcome when the administration ended. He ar eompanied the President everywhere, his genial smile and Southern accent REGULAR 5.75 & 7.00 -MIARS ai .... Entire winter stock. All sizes—oil models in Cordovans, Scotch Grains, Norwegian Calfs, Dress Calls. Tri-Wears are the stan dard of quality—unbeatable values at their regular price—so you're missing a bet if you don't take advantage of this chance to save! HAHN MEN'S SHOPS—14th & G • 7th b K e 3212 14th almost as familiar In Washington as the lean countenance of his chief. Rulac Sick Room. Through the years after the war Admiral Grayson's Influence enlarged aa the President broke with one af'er another of hiB advisers. During the his toric days of 1B19 and 1920. when Wil son lay so gravely 111, the decisions of his phyisician carried national signifi cance. With Mrs. Wilson, he alone de termined what questions were of suffi cient import to be carried Into the presidential sick room. He stayed with the President through the Peace Con ference in Paris in 1919, perhaps the most intense strain of all Wilson’s works, and when the administration changed in 1921 President Harding ar ranged for Admiral Grayson to remain on duty in Washington in order that he might give his services to the for mer President. He attended Wilson until his death in 1924. and four years later retired voluntarily from the Navy. Admiral Grayson was the central figure in two controversies precipitated by members of Congress. When it was proposed to advance him directly from the rank of junior officer to the high post of medical director and rear ad miral. Senators Lodge and Weeks of Massachusetts raised violent protest to nis promotion over the heads of a long list of senior officers. President Wilson had made the ap pointment in 1916. but confirmation was delayed until 1917, when a strictly partisan vote made it official. The story is told that the first Mrs Wilson during her fatal illness, asked Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to give Grayson, then a lieutenant commander, a rank commensurate with his responsibilities. Daniels sought the opinion of the Judge advocate general, who said the move would be legal, and the recommendation for appointment as a rear admiral conse quently was forwarded to the Presi dent. Criticized for “Censorship." The second squabble arose in 1919 and 1920, when Admiral Grayson was criticized for not revealing more Infor mation about the condition of the President, to whom he had given hi* promise he would not let the Nation know Wilson was paralyzed and near death. After his retirement from the Navy Admiral Grayson devoted the major portion of his time to the work of vari ous Institutions he served as an officer and in developing his hobby ot breed ing race horses There was seldom a big stake day at the tracks when he was not on hand unless pressing busi ness interfered. At one time Admiral Grayson had a sizeable stable, but none of his horses ever reached the prominence attained by My Own, which, as a 3-year-old in 1923 won the Saratoga Cup, and had turf followers split into two camps when the time came to choose a rival for the British invader, Papyrus, one faction strongly sup porting the Grayson-owned colt and the other Zev, Harry Sinclair's Ken tucky Derby Winner. Zev was selected. The breeding side had particular appeal to the admiral, and this it was that drew his Interest at his country place in the Virginia horse country. Admiral Grayson disliked reckless betting and distrusted tips. Once when he was asked about the former he remarked: “There Is enough ex citement in getting a horse ready for a race, in seeing him Eel away from the barrier and in winning or losing the purse without risking additional money” In regard to track tips, he has told the story of a visit he made to the track with Senator Ollie .lame* of I Kentucky. Admiral Grayson was “given" a horse named Sleepy Sam. He whispered to Senator James, who bet $50 on the horse's none. It won at 15 to 1. And Senator James looked disgruntled. “What's the matter?" the admiral asked. “If you had only whispered louder I’d have bet $100." In Washington Admiral Grayson was an Important factor In the develop ment of another side of the horse game, the horse show. In his “Who's Who" sketch he always listed as one of his accomplishments the fact he was a director of the National Capital Horse Show, a distinction numbered beside decorations of foreign govern ments. membership in weighty medical societies and other honors heaped upon him during his lifetime. Not only was he a director of the horse show here, but he had served as its president, guided its growth and held virtually every office In the Riding and Hunt Club, which is closely associated with the exhibition. Admiral Grayson also was a golfer and he often told friends that he took up that game because he had recom mended it to President Wilson—and the latter needed a partner. “The President used to say I was a victim of my own orders," Dr. Orayson said. "I had told him to forget busi ness while he played, but every one he played with persisted in talking shop,! so finally I was rung into service." Horesback riding, however, was Dr. Grayson's principal sport. He and Theodore Roosevelt once rode 90 miles In icy weather, from Washington to Warrenton, Va. The then President Roosevelt had made travel In the saddle a test of physical fitness for swivel chair Army officers, and he: wanted to practice what he preached. i Held Many Posts. Horses did not by any means consti tute the sole avocation Admiral Gray son pursued He was a member of the Public Health Commission of the Na tional Pood Administration, a medical member of the Council for National Defense, a member of the staff of Em ergency Hospital and formerly on the staff of the Eye. Ear and Throat and Providence Hospitals here and presi dent of the Gorgas Memorial Institute His decorations included the Navy Cross, commander of the Order of Leopold In Belgium and commander of the Legion of Honpr of France. In addition. Admiral Grayson was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, honorary collegiate scholastic society; Kappa Sigma National Fraternity, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Southern Medical Association, the Association of Military Surgeons and the District Medical Society His social clubs included the Army and Navy. Metropolitan, Riding and Hunt, Chevy Chase. Alibi in Washing ton and the Racquet of Philadelphia He was for 20 years a member of the Alfalfa Club and served as its presi dent in 1934. Son of Country Doctor. Admiral Grayson was born at Salubria, the home of his father in Culpeper County, Va. His father was a country doctor, and not long after Cary Travers’ birth in 1878 he was orphaned. The financial path was not smooth for him. but he obtained a pre medical course at William and Mary College, went to the University of the South, at Sewanee. Tenn., to obtain his M. D. degree and later attended the United States Navy Medirtil School. 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