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'emeur o) By Edward W. Pickard > (Q ffaltni Newspaper Union Italy Takes Addis Ababa; the Emperor Flees EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE of Ethiopia gave up the hopeless fight against the Italian Invaders and fled from Addis Ababa with his family. B Mussolini's victorious troops soon after marched Into the cap ital, the first to enter ment representing all army, the Askarl, ln force, engineers, gren adiers, bersagllerl, Al plni, cavalry, marines and Fascist mllitla . Haile Selassie men> Their coming was welcomed by the foreigners who remained In the city, for as soon as the negus left, the na tives began to pillage, plunder and burn. The business center of the town was speedily wrecked and the government buildings were stormed and ravaged, these Including the treas ury from which the state’s store of gold was stolen, and the armory. The streets were strewn with corpses and the Ethiopians, crazed by liquor, rushed about shooting at random and gathering up their loot to carry It to the hills. Only one foreigner was reported [killed. That was Mrs. N. A. Stadln, 'American wife of an Adventist mis sionary, who was struck by a stray bullet Nearly all other foreigners were gathered In the well fortified British legation, but American Minis ter Cornelius Van H. Eggert with his wife and the male members of the staff remained In the American com pound. They were armed only with rifles and pistols and were under or ders from Secretary of State Hull not to risk their lives uselessly; but they were determined to hold the legation and radio station as long as possible. This plucky little group was attacked repeatedly by marauders but repulsed all onslaughts. Mr. Engert was In wire less communication with Washington. The British legation offered to send a detachment of Sikhs to escort the Americans to the British compound, but Mr. Engert declined to leave his legation at that time. Next day he and his staff evacuated the compound. Haile Selassie went by train to Djibouti, French Somaliland, and was received with all honors at the gov ernor’s palace. He and his family boarded the British cruiser Enterprise and sailed for Palestine. At first It was rumored the French would hold him for a time, but later advices said the French and British governments had decided that he re mained a sovereign and must have full liberty of movement So ends the military part of Mus solini’s African adventure, a success despite the opposition of the League of Nations and the Imposition of eco nomic and financial penalties. The duce announced the victory to his country from the chamber of deputies and there was wild rejoicing through out Italy. It Is taken for granted Mus solini will set up an Amharlc state In part of Ethiopia under a puppet em peror; and presumably Italy, France and Great Britain will get together and determine their respective zones of In fluence in the ancient empire. The hu miliated league can do nothing except lift the existing sanctions, which proved futile In halting the war. Brit ish Foreign Minister Eden and his fel lows In the government must admit as gracefully as possible their failure to check Mussolini and get what they can for Britain out of the African trag edy. France probably Is not sorry over the outcome, for her opposition to the duce’s ambitious scheme always was half-hearted. Vandenberg’s Name Is to Be Presented SENATOR ARTHUR H. VANDEN BERG of Michigan has asked Gov. Frank D. Fitzgerald of that state to present his name to the Republican convention In Cleve land for the Preslden- HBPIIjMSII tlal nomination, but ||H9i the senator insists K ' this does not make him an active candl- “The Michigan state ■Lf’JjP convention generously Instructed the Mlchi- I " gan delegation In Cleveland to present my name,” the senator said. “But the delega tion is unpledged—at 8 my request. It is free to vote as it pleases. I have not sought a delegation here or elsewhere and I shall not do bo. I have not sought the nomination and shall not do so. My situation is not changed in the slightest.” . Friends of Senator Borah in Utah tried unsuccessfully for a Borah pledged delegation from that state. The Republican state convention In Ogden voted to send an uninstructed group to Cleveland, following the recommenda tion ef the resolutions committee. The Arkansas delegation also will be mlnstructed, though the state con vention approved an “expression of good will” toward Gov. Alf London. ■ . . . . 'j , ‘ , i Col. Henry Breckenridge, who offered himself to the Democrats as a Presi dential nominee aspirant merely so that disaffected members of the party might have some place to go, received about one-seventh of the votes In the Maryland preference primary. The rest, of course, went to Mr. Roosevelt. Colonel Breckenridge had made no campaign. Radicals Control French Chamber of Deputies FINAL elections In France put com plete control of the chamber of dep uties In the hands of the revolutionary “Popular Front,” a coalition of Com munists, Socialists, Radical Socialists and minor left wing groups. The new chamber does not meet until June, and the confusion Is so great that there are fears of chaos and financial panic In the interim. Many believe the Popular Front will be unable to form a stable government to succeed that of Premier Sarraut. The lead must be taken by the Socialists, for they now form tbe largest group In the chamber with 146 seats. The Radical Socialists have 115, the Communists 72 and minor left parties 44. The National bloc. Includ ing center and right parties opposed to the leftists, have 236 seats. Senator Hastings Will Not Seek Re-election DANIEL O. HASTINGS, senator from Delaware, chairman of the Republican senatorial campaign com mittee and outspoken opponent of the New Deal, will not seek re-election when 1 n,>,ln< ' e, ' * n ** ,ettpr t 0 ■"BpM his state, giving as his reason the neces bblH sl,y t 0 <ipvote h,mself ■£f|j enced his decision, but It Is more than sus- Sen. Hastings pecte( j that the rea i reason was the fact that the du Pont family, all-powerful In Delaware Re publican politics, had decided that the senatorial seat should go to Gov. C. Douglas Buck, who is related to the du Ponts by KWrriage. Senator Hast ings' has alwaps been ready and elo quent In defense of the du Ponts against attacks by the New Dealers. Navy Expansion Measure Passed by the House SINCE International naval disarma ment efforts have failed, those who advocate adequate national defense re joice In the passage by the house of the bill appropriating approximately $531,000,000 to build our navy up to treaty strength. Representative Marc antonio of New York and a few others put up loud opposition, but a record vote was not necessary. The objectors dwelt especially on a clause authoriz ing the laying of keels for two 35,000 ton battleships after January 1, 1937, should any foreign signatory to the London naval treaty start a battleship replacement program. Two days later they might have read dispatches from London saying rumors had reached there that Japan was considering lay ing down a 55,000 ton battleship armed with 21-Inch guns. Appropriations in the bill, along with other available funds, will give the navy a total of $592,237,807 for the next fiscal year, starting July 1. Business Men Differ With Mr. Roper DANIEL C. ROPER, secretary of commerce, appeared before the Chamber of Commerce of the United States at Its annual meeting in Wash ington and warned its members, most of f whom are perslstsent J critics, of New Deal jig policies, that unless private enterprise h||§P|i : S|§pi takes up the slack In 1 employment, business KHvJa- $• must pay the relief bill out of earnings. “It Is the responsl- I * billty of all business .’••’jar ; ■ ■ and industrial enter prises, said Roper, ® ec - Roper “and not of one particular segment of tbe government to Increase its efforts for greater employment. If a substan tial measure of increased re-employ ment does not take place the taxation for relief purposes will come largely from business earnings. There must be re-employment or a longer period of Increased taxation.” Roper admitted that the adminis tration had fostered bureaucracy, but insisted that it was occasioned by an emergency, and responsibility for Its Increase again lay at the door of pri vate business. Various members of the chamber re plied spiritedly. Roy C. Osgood, vice president of the First National bank of Chicago, predicted that If the ad ministration embarked on a sound fis cal program that would inspire confi dence, business would make rapid strides toward recovery. He criticized the pending tax on corporate earnings as Impracticable and a brake on busi ness expansion and stability. MIDLAND JOURNAL, RISING SUN. MD. Huge New Tax Measure Rushed Through House WITH extraordinary speed which the opposition considered Inde cent, the administration's new $803,- 000,000, revenue bill was pushed through the house. The vote, 267 to 93, pgf , was almost strl cll y f'vl's along party lines. The ppfi roll call showed 82 Republicans and only 11 Democrats voted against the measure, while four Republicans J deserted the minority to cast their lot with the administration. The bill was handed to the senate whose Ben. Harrison finance committee, headed by Pat Har rison, had been studying It In secret cessions in order to be prepnred for the public hearings that opened two days after the house had acted. There had been predictions that this commit tee would modify the measure radical ly, but the opposition to It In Demo cratic ranks seemed to have faded away and Its passage by the senate without material change was deemed probable. As passed by the house the bill pro vides: 1. A graduated tax on corporation Income which. It is estimated, will force distribution of $3,360,000,000 more In dividends and yield the gov ernment an additional $620,000,000 an nually. 2. A "windfall” tax on unpaid or re funded processing taxes Imposed under the invalidated AAA, which Is expect ed to yield $100,000,000. 3. Continuation of the capital stocks and excess profits taxes for six months to yield $35,000,000. 4. A refund of $35,000,000 to proces sors who suffered financial losses un der the old AAA. Hagood Holds New Command , One Day, Then Retires MAJ. GEN. JOHNSON HAGOOD, assigned to the command of the Sixth corps area with headquarters at Chicago, held the command only one day, as a matter of form, and then at his own request was relieved of the , assignment and retired from active ’ service. He said he would remain in , Chicago several months to do some special work for a mall order house ■ and then would select a permanent res idence and write a book telling “how the United States can get a very much better national defense at very much less cost to the taxpayer.” Young Farouk Succeeds j to Egyptian Throne FUAD I, king of Egypt, died of a gangrenous throat infection at his country place near Cairo at the age of sixty-eight The crown prince, Fa i ' rm, k. a sixteen-year f n,r> Pupil in the military academy ; Woolwich, England, was Immediately pro t>V| claimed king and start- JjKp ed for Egypt, sailing from Marseilles on a I British liner escorted by a British warship ’ aPIPMII ln order to avoid go i A ing byway of Italy. Before h |s death i K,n o Farouk. Fuad named a regency I council of three to govern the country i until Farouk comes of age. The young king, who is six feet tall and well edu i cated, hopes to return to England to complete his studies at Woolwich. 1 Egypt elected a new parliament, 1 and though returns are not In at this writing It is believed the Wafd or Nationalist party won a clear major ity of the seats. The Wafdlsts demand a free Egypt, completely rid of British Influence and control. The negotiations for the new Anglo-Egyptian treaty were deferred until after the election. Bringing Back CCC to Its Authorized Strength DIRECTOR ROBERT FECHNER of the Civilian Conservation corps moved to bring the corps up to Its au thorized strength of 350,000 by order ing state enrollment officers to disre gard previous quotas and accept any qualified boy from a relief family. At the same time, Fechner author ized enrollments in eight southern states omitted from the original sched ule, while the War department ordered corps area commandants to report on the number of recruits needed ln each state. Estimating that between 30,000 and 35,000 new members would be required, Fechner attributed slowness of enroll ments to Improving business conditions. Vacancies also exist for 4,000 war veterans. Urges New Compact on Neutrality and Rights “TPHROUGH Secretary of State Hull * the United States has suggested the conclusion of a general convention to supplement and clarify existing rules governing the rights and duties of neutrals in wartime. The proposal is made to the nations that will take pa- ln the American peace conference in Buenos Aires this year, but Is in tended to be open to all other nations ln the world. Pioneer Champion of Inland Waterways Is Dead JAMES ELL WOOD SMITH of St Louis, who died the other day at the age of eighty-five, had devoted much of his life and fortune to the cause of inland waterways transporta tion. 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If you Live in Canada, address: General Foods, Ltd., Cobours, Out. (Oder expires July 1.1937.) — Baseball's 100th Birthday to Be Observed This Year The birth of baseball at Coopera town, N. Y., will be celebrated there this summer on Its 100th anniver sary. The Albany legislature Is being ashed to vote $5,000 toward study ing the development of the game from the beginning and to advertlae the celebration. The Held on which the first game was played Is colled Doubleday field after the Inventor of the game. The baseball muheuta bf records of the sport and Its greatest players also Is located at Coopers town.