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Experts Fear German Air,
craft Will Surpass Whole
1 World.
Teutons Contend Flying Esi
sential sis Transportaf
1 tion Means.
j^'uklictsi Hermld-Pahllc LHl*'
\ Service, Special Cable
i Paris. July 11.?Fears that Ger'
many will "come back" through a
i daring and impregnable position in
i aerial navigation have been ex;
pressed in both the French and English
press following the discovery by
allied commissioners of newly dej
velopcd powerful German^ planes
f built entirely of metal. Warnings
i have been sounded from time to
i time that Germany was preparing
f for a greater air supremacy through
: the perfection of these planes,
adaptable either to military or com
mercial uses, and official notice %Nas
1 taken in the chamber of deputies in
a speech by M. Flandrin, under secretary
for aeronautics. At the same
time the Excelsior, the French pictorial
daily, issued a full page of |
pictures showing the new designs j
complete, constructed of a light j
metal called duralumin.
Keep Treaty Term*.
In accordance with the Versailles
treaty Germany must not only surj
render all aerial military equipment
Ibut she must cease all production of
planes for military uses. M. Flandrin
explains that Germany had developed
these advanced models at
the signing of the armistice, but
that the delivery of them to the allied
governments along with other
war material was unsatisfactory.
"Work may have stopped on thes^
planes," M. Flandrin t-tated. "but
the actual progress of experimentation
on products and designs for
construction is ftll1. one of the greatest
activities among the scientific
men of Germany and especially in
the research laboratories of the unt-y
"Germany hopes, without doubt,
to rebuild her ait fleet, and this
Beet will have the incontestable advantage
of being Cfmpf>sed of the
very best and most modern types
They will piobably baptize It th'
Commercial aerial fleet,' <>r *,ie
civil aerial fleet.' but when one
realizes the facility with which an
airplane of peace can be turned
Into an airplane of war. it is easy
to see at tha bottom of this project
only a menace and a warning for
the other nations of Europe.
All-Metal Planes.
Th? planes have been built after
designs by the German Professor
Jankers. In both monoplane and biplane
models. In the air they aPpear
more like birds than any other
type of machine. There is not a
strut or a wire support and the Interior
of the wings are re-enforced
by light metal tubing. In this
space is kept the tanks for oil and
fuel and replacement apparatus.
The monoplane propelled by a
160-horsepower engine reached a
height of 4.500 meters carrying a
load of six passengers. The same
plane with a 185-horsepower engine
carried eight passengers up 7.000
meters and its speed was 160 kilometers
per hour. Both in these biplane
and monoplane designs the
French and British experts say the
Germans are far In advance of the
other countries.
Followers of English aeronautics
lament the fact that development
of aviation has been arrested
since the armistice, and one writer
in the London Times describes the
new German metal planes In an attempt
to awaken interest of British
designers. The writer takes
the position that England should
hold no grievance against Germany
for aiming at aerial domination,
since commercial flying is the heritage
of all countries, but he warns
of the seriousness of continued apathy
and Indifference toward the
already advanced German designs.
(Copyright. 193). by Public L*dc<r Co.)
The Rev. Hugh T. Stevenson, pastor
of Bethany Baptist Church, yesterday
celebrated the twenty-sevgnth
anniversary of his ordination
as a minister of the gospel. j
A large congregation heard his
anniversary sermon. "The Minis- ;
ter's Thanks." and he was the recipient
of many congratulatory
messages and telegrams throughout
the day. Last night his topic [
was "The Glories of the Ministry."
Ordained July 11, 1893. In Engle- j
wood Baptist Church, Chicago, the
Rev. Stevenson came here as stu- j
dent-pastor to Anacostla Baptist i
Church. Following the completion
of theological studies at Colgate
University, he accepted the call extended
to him by Bethany Baptist j
Church, May 14, 1905. Snce then !
he has served continuously as Its I
Commissioners to Open
Bids for Road Contracts
Bids for contracts to improve and
epalr the highways of the District
will be opened today by the District
Commissioners. This Is the flrst
?tep In the expenditure of $1,000,000
!or road work, as provided by the
ipproprlatlon which was passed on
'.he last night of the Congress just
I Have Leese Make I
Your Eyeglasses I
I ?That is the sure way of
I Setting the kind that will
I meet your individual re*
I Optical Co.
I 614 Ninth Street \
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New Mexican Envoy
Reaches Washington,
Unierwood * Underwood.
Who has been appointed Mexican
high commissioner to the
United States, has reached here
with his staff and is awaiting
6 Masked Men Get $5,000
In Coney Island
New York, July 11.?Six masked 1
and armed auto bandits held up
the Seminole Club, Coney Island. f
this morning and escaped with $5,000;
in cash. Four entered the club while
the other two stood guard over the
automobile, which was left with engine
Thirty members of the club, who
were playing cards, were lined up
with their faces to the wall and j
their hands above their heads and |
[covered by two of the men while
| the other two robbers went through j
their pockets, and compelled them j
: to slip off diamond rings.
Slowly backing towards the door. I
lone of the bandits said:
"If anyone makes a noise Inside
of Ave minutes he'll be a dead man."
| As the four men backed into the
:.street they ran into a man who lives
' in the neighborhood. He started to
j grapple with one of the thieves, but
I was soon thrust aside and the quartet
then made a run for their
waiting automobile.
Police commandeered an automobile
and started after the fugitive
car. -V,
The high-powered touring car
occupied by the bandits soon outdistanced
the pursuers. LAter police
placed under arrest two men
believed to know something of the
campaign expenses to ua. was in
substance the message that reached
the McAdoo leaders at San Francisco.
They are taking back to their
fallen idol another message of less
comforting character. It purports
to give him the inside story of his
downfall at the convention. Mr.
McAdoo will be told that the Democratic
bosses beat hitn. He will be
Informed that on Friday. July 2,
following the first two ballots, there
| was a conference of Democratic
(state leaders opposed to the McAdoo
There participated in that conference,
according to Mr. McAdoo's
friends. Gavin McNab, the Pacific
Coast leader; Charley Murphy, the
Tammany boss; Tom Taggart. of
Indiana; George Brennan, of Illinois;
Wilbur Marsh, of Iowa, and
some others of lesser renown. It
was here and then decided that
the McAdoo rush must be stemmed
at all costs. The adjournment until
Saturday morning had been
[taken against the vociferous protest
of the McAdoo-ites. supported by
Palmer's friends.
"Error" Made by Chairman.
Mr. McAdoo is going to be told
that when Senator Robinson, of
Arkansas, the permanent chairman,
declared the aye and no vote on
the adjournment, to have been carried.
Robinson was in error The
McAdoo leaders affirm that on a roll
call the motion to adjourn would
have been decisively defeated had
balloting proceeded.
They are going to report to their
chieftain' he would have been put
over later in the night. They fixed
the tenth ballot as the outside limit,
and believe McAdoo's nomination
would have ensued sooner. The conference
of bosses, following adjournment,
settled McAdoo's fate. They
proceeded on the theory that Palmer
never was sriously in th rac at all.
and decided that eventually Cox
should receive the nomination by a (
combination of all the delegates they
jointly could swing to him at the
psychological moment.
Mr. McAdoo will also be given
some inside information on the role
played by Mitchell Palmer. He will
be assured that If the big delegation
of seventy-six votes, or such portion
of it as wp.s throughout loyal to
Palmer, had gone over to McAdoo at
once, immediately after the atorney
general had released his supporters
in the convention. McAdoo would
have shot ahead close to a clear majority
and the bandwagon clamberers
would have done the rest.
Expenditure to Be Shows.
The Pennsylvania delegation gave
Palmer a final complimentary vote
before splitting up. The aforementioned
tale of woe. whatever it*
actual merits, is the one that will
be spread before Mr. McAdoo within
a few hours as the official explanation
of his failure to secure the
Democratic standard bearershlp.
An interesting receipted bill will
be laid before him. It shows an
sxpenditure of JOS as the sum total
of outlay on his behalf at San
Francisco. His managers claim it ia
a record in convention expenses and
demonstrates by all question the
'unorganized" and wholly spontaneous
character of the McAdoo movement
at the convention. Assurances
*re given on Mr. McAdoo's behalf
that he will "get behind the Cox.
md Roosevelt ticket, whole-heart-1
idly and without iemerge."
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Former Army Officer, Who
Killed Spouse, Says She j
Is Calling Him.
Chicago, July 11. ? "The ragged
stranger" who was shot and Instantly
killed by Lieut. Carl Wanderer.
was Identified today as John
J. Maloney. His home was In Pontlacf
R. I. Identification was made
by employes of the John Robinson
Circus at Kansas City, after they
had been shown a photograph of the
"stranger." Maloney, they said, was
employed as a "train driver" early
this spring.
Yesterday, Miss Catherine Vanes,
a Chicago actress, claimed the slain
man was Al. Watson, a former Canadian
soldier and son of a wealthy
New York clubman. The authorities
tonight were convinced shu had
been mistaken.
According to a confession made
by Lieut. Carl Wanderer Friday lie j
employed a "ragged stranger" to;
stage a fake holdup to make it ap- ,
pear his wife had been slain in an '
exchange of shots. After he had
killed his wife, he shot the "stran- !
ger," but claimed it was accidental.
Saya He- Didn't Know Him.
"I didn't Intend to kill him." Wanderer
told the authorities. "He must
have gotten In the range of my
shots when I killed my wife. I
didn't know his name or anything
about him."
Wanderer was being closely j
guarded In his cell tonight. He
was willing to talk and showed no I
irritation at questioning.
"I feel fine." he said. "Fine. The
only thing was I kept dreaming.
I dreamed about her?Ruth?Just as
if she were back with me again
and nothing had happened. Ever
since that night I have been dreaming
about her.
"I thought when I was planniug
it all that when It was over I'd J
forget about It. But I didn't. 'Even
when I thought I had everything
covered up, so that the world would
think it had happened as I had
planned they would think ? even
then I couldn't forget.
Keeps Hearing Her Voire.
"Somehow the tone of Ruth's voice
when- she told me. 'Carl, I'm shot;
I think I'm dying." kept coming 0
back to me again and again. Memo- t
ries are strange things, aren't ?
"I guess perhaps It was for the t
best that the police got me and l '
made me confess. I haven't got ! 1
much of an imagination ? rather 1
cold blooded. I guess?but there are '
some things?well, if I had my wish j r
I'd swing tonight.
The prayer of rry heart Is to fit 1
myself to m?et Ruth. I loved her 1
more than tnybedy else In tl>e
"If I could only show voyu i" mo , <
' r.f the letters I wrote to her wh'ti '
l vai in Frtnce. or scnie of the ?
wonderful notes she sent me. no- *
body would doubt we were ir. lov<with
each other.
Uiveil I nbon- Child.
"I lovfd the child that wa* never
born We alwayr l>ad talked ob- ut
:t. I wanted It to be a girl. Ruth
wanted It to he a boy. We i-jed ; r
to spend hours and hcurs Miking I
about what school the child would
go to.
"Tliey have said in the news-pa- !
j.eis that I war urmoved. cold all
th?> way throuRh. I've tried to jn
through with It like a soldier. But
mv tears ha\e tfll been on the inside
ani I tell \ou those ars the
tears that hurt the most." o
ops of Indianapolis. Long Island.
Newark. New Mexico, North Texas '
South Dakota P.nd West Missouri. !
On Christian fclth in relation t? j f
spiritualism. Christian Science and f
Theos?>phy. the bishops of Virginia. ^
Western Now York, West Virginia ^
and Wyoming j 0
On problems of marriage and sex- j a
ual morality, the bishops of Duluth.
Kansas. Sacramento, Texas, Vermont. ! a
Western Mats schuKctts. Western ci
Missouri ami Western Nebraska. j
On the position of women in the !
councils and ministrations of the
church, the bishops of Arizona. New
York. Rhode Island. Southern Florl- ci
da. South Dakota and Western j
Michigan. .
On Christianity and international
relations, especially the league of b
nations, the bishops of Arizona, Con- n
necticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, p
North Carolina and Washington.
On industrial and social problems. r<
tha bishops of Kansas. Maine, Mich- tc
igan, Milwaukee, Nebraska. Newark, ai
South Carolina and Tennessee.
On the development of provinces
In the Anglican communion, the p;
bishops of Massachusetts. New Jer- a'
sey. North Dakota, Ohio and West a
Texas. ..
(Copyright. 1930, by Public Ledger Co.) j
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Alexandria Man i!
Claims Ice Cream
Soda Invention D
(Special to Washington Herald.)
Alexandria, Va., July 11.?ice
cream soda made Its first appearance
in Alexandria and not
Philadelphia, claims Police Justic*
Luther H. Thompson. di
Justice Thompson asserts that 0i
lis old friend Henry Bringle. who ,,
once ran an Ice cream parlor <jn
King street, was the inventor of
this delectable drink, nl
Bringle told old residents of |K
Alexandria before he died that
the formula was suggested to y<
him by Dr. Robert Powell, a
prominent Alexandria physician w
in those days, who dropped into ,
the store every morning for a
dish of ice cream. "h
The concoction made a pro- e<!
nounced hit and soon spread all bl
over the Ignited States. fr
Philadelphia peoplo credit the fo
late Luther H. Oreen. of that Hi
city, with the Invention, but m
Alexandria's claims antedate this gi
claim, old residents say. In
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drafts Own Skin
On Injured Wife
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Chicago. July 11.?Dr. Orlando
P. Scott cut twelve square inches
of his skin from his thigh and
grafted it on his wife's foot
and antyc.
He performed the double operation
himself, without a local
anesthetic, in the American hospital
here, while physicians,
internes and nurses looked on.
Mrs. Scott was hurt in an
automobile accident.
Light Continuall
At A liar Goes (
Dies But F
Chicago, July 11.?In the shadow
f the spires of St. Charles' Itonian
"atholic Church there stands an
>ld-fashioned brownstone house.
iiKKestive of the grandeur of yeserday.
The shades are drawn at
he windows. The room is almost
are of furniture. At the back of
he room in the shadows a miniaure
altar had been built. In the
enter there is a life-size picture
f Christ. The face of Christ is'
llmninated by a single shaded
Before the shrine an old, whiteIAZZLESS14TH
'aris Musicians Threaten
Strike on National
Holiday. J
Paris, July 11.?The deliberations j
>f the migratory peace conference |
t Spa are a matter of far less j
oncern for the French capital to- j
ay than what the temperamental |
nusicions' union will do Tuesday, !
rhen It threatens to call a general j
trike on the national fete day, j
uly 14.
With rigorous war restrictions
one and Paris once more the proud
ueen of continental cities, the i
'rench had promised themselves a
cuI old-time Quatorze Juillet celeration.
This means music, bands,
rchestra? and improvised stages
n street corners, plazas and parks
nd a whirl of dancing all day and
11 night long and, with the new |
raze for jazz bands and dinner
ances, this year it would be almost
festival of music.
But the musicians are idle b? :
nuse . proprietors of restaurants !
ismissed their orchestras as a proest
against new cafe taxes voted
y the chamber of deputies. The
luslcians in protest threaten to
ack up their violins and have a
>al day of rest themselves on the ,
)urteenth, unless the Senate j
mends the law.
It is assuming importance In the
apers alongside the German dis- j
rmament protocol, for it would be
catastrophe if th#usands of vis- |
ors from the country and across
le Channel should And theaters,
tnemas and cafes without song
nd dust settling on the piano keys 1
nd the only music the martial airs
military bands with an Intermit- i;
>nt motif of taxlcab horns.
(Copyright, 1820, by Public Ledger Co.) J'
eats Sister's Insulter;
Victim Expected to Die ^ *
New York, July 11. ? John Healy, j J
f years old. was locked up yester- 11
iy, charged with felonious assault, , 1
? complaint of Simon Hecklnger, j'
years old. who has been In Mount
Inal Hospital since Wednesday
ght with a fractured skull. Heck- 1
iger asserted Healy and another j
>uth beat him. j
Healy told the police that last i
rednesday evening, his sister,
>sephine, 1* years old, told him (
le had been Insulted and assault- .
I by Heckinger. Her mouth was 1
edlng, Healy said. Ho called a ^
#id the two went In search <
r Hacklngcr. On finding him. <
saly declared, his friend, whose ^
Wie he said ha doe* not know, <
ivo Hecklnger a beating. Heck- i
ger will probably die. the police :
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Betty Parsons, Famed N.Y.
Beauty, Says Slain Man
4Just Friend."
By C. r. BERTELL1.
(UaiTtrul Service 8UIT Corrcupcodent.)
Deauville, near Paris. July 11.?
"Of course I knew Mr. Elwell. like
iveryone else In Now York. I took
.essons In bridge whist from him,
>ut it is ridiculous to expect me to
leny an obviously untruthful
Mrs. Schuyler L. Parsons, of New
,rk. who before her recent mar-*
was Betty Pierson of the trio
of beautiful Pitrson sisters prominent
in New York society, made
this statement to Universal Service
today when she was shown that
l>art the now famous "Kane affliavlt'
which purports to refer to
These statements were cabled to
me by New York headquarters of
Universal Service for verification.
Mr. Parsons, who was present when
I Interviewed his wife here this afternoon.
'My wife's family In New York
will do all the denying necessary."
Herman Oelrlch, prominent New
York clubman, said:
"Anyone who knows about Betty
will know how utterly absurd Mrs.
Kane's story is."
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor and
Mr. and Mrs. Vandervilt likewise
characterized Mrs. Kane's assertions
as "silly to anyone who knows
Mrs. Parsons said in her statement
to me:
"If the housekeeper's affidavit is
true, then there is another Betty
Parson. Anyway. I never in my life
lived on Fifth avenue. My relations
with Mr. Elwell were exactly those
between him and hundreds of other
New ^ orKerit who know him socially.
I played bridge with him.
"I never heard of this alleged
housekeeper. Annie Kane.
"I decline to deny the story because
it is too absurd to be worth
(Copyright. 1K?. by lr at Tens I Service.)
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Out When Man
'lares Up Again
haired woman kneels. She looks at
the face of Christ and makes the
sign of the cross.
lutallrd Mae Years Ag?.
Nine years ago the husband ol
the white-haired woman. Mrs. Frank
T. Nichols, one of the most devout
worshipers at St. Charles', installed
the altar In his home. lie wa;
growing old. nearing 70, and th<
time would come when he would
not be able to make the walk to
the church. For nine years th?
husband of the white-haired woman
worshiped before the little shrine
People of the Catholic faith know
that in Catholic churches there is :
light burning perpetually. It Is th;
"spirit that never dies.' And so oi
the face of the Christ at Nichols
altar a light shone day and night foi
nine years. It was a single incan
descent blub placed there by the ol(
man when he built the altar. Dur
ing the nine years this bulb wai
never changed. One day severa
weeks ago the white-haired wife oi
Mr. Nichols was standing gazini
reverently at the face of the hrlsi
at the altar. While she gazed th<
light went out.
She hurried Into another room t<
tell her husband what had happened
He wis dead.
When she ran back, daxed. to th*
r l^e I,eht was burning again
It had been out about fifteen min
<VMri *,c,l0,s waa buried from St
Charles Father Fox. the attendln.
pciest, does not understand the be1
avjor of the light at the altar.
Eleetrlrlaaa Marvelled.
Electricians from the Edison Com
I any have stood puzzled before th?
tiny bulb and wondered. The llf?
of a bulb of Its kind Is barely ?lxt>
;V\y*' <hey 8a>- A year Is the longesl
the> hava ever known any bulb tc
Inirn continually. Members of St
fth'* FV h and PHsrims from
ether parishes have stod before th?
shrine and marvelled.
But the gray haired Hldow of th?
(load man understands. While his
soul was being judged the Ilgh
went out. When It flashed up again
That Is why kneels before th?
democrats fear"
his recently announced position on
the league of nations, the Ohio man
evidently has been trying to fit ln
with the Wilson plan, it |8 stlll the
intention of the President to meet
with the nominee at an early flate
for a discussion of the issue.
t<> determine what part the President
can play In the campaign
Men ln touch with the whit.
Mouse are beginning to bellev^a?
if Gov. Cox attempts manv
times to absolve himself of the^cl*
r>f the Wilson administration a^ h?
Hid in the Irish question he "m
find that the President will assume
of neutrality toward his ca
.lidacy that will have its harmful
These same leaders are hoping
against hope also that Gov. Co2
ivilt not come to Washington as has
been reported and demand that ce"
lain members of the Precis ?
"ablnet be kept entirely out of tlte
pre-election campaign
Party Spilt to Be AfoMel "
They feel that the adoption of
?uch tactics on the part of thi
Democratic candidate will brln2
ib?ut a clash with the Presiding
.nd a split In the party thai It
11 afTord ?t this time.
A Senator who has just return.*
rom the West said yesterday that
.b"ckf!r1e ?" "Jimmy" Cox's
.peech to hi. fellow club members
Vest The Atm'r?ady the MldA*
, The, American farmer as a
lass regards daylight saving as one
in^f ur0^t ,Ht modern evils and It
hard' 14 ' for the Dern?
ratic nominee to convince the
.grlcultural elements of the counJnk
li.mil h" t0ld hl" '?"ow
Jub member* wag a pleasantry.
War Risk Bureau Says That
Business Is Exceeding
(By Cklrmal ferric*.)
A total butineac exceeding 15,000,000,000
ha* been transacted by
the Bureau of War Rlrk Insurance
front ita creation in 1917 to June
f0, 1920. it wu arncuncrd yesterday.
In le-ia than two years the insurance
dlvUicn has written 4,631.9P8
pollclea to the amount of $40,284.892.500,
making It one of the
Hrgest Insurance ccmpanlcs in the
world. g
All of the policy-holders were
men who served in the army, navy
and Marine Ccrps during the world
v/ar. Of the number. 12$.300 were
killed In battle cr died In the service
their bencflclarles receiving a
total of tl.141.81S.133.4S in claims.
In addition, $28,536,640 was disbursed
bjr the bureau In claims for
insurance on account of permanent
or total disability resulting from
v/ar service.
The medical division of ihe bureau.
through the administration of
which the government became med!
ical adviser to the army of men
j i-xrcsed to the haxards of war. has
examined and treated 451,609 patient*.
Of this number 54.779 were
udmittei to government hospitals
for treatment.
The Marine and Seamen's InsurI
anc? division, which during the early
j part of the war wrote war risk
tarards o nhulls. cargoes and sfeamen
did a total business of 82.487.j
!tl 3.351.74. the figures show.
The Allotment and Allowance division
to date hfc approved 2,090.,
f93 claims, Involving total payments
of S555.S15.511.54.
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Dedicate Dundalk
Field to Memory
Lieut. Pat Logan
Dundalk Field, at the army
Air Service station, near Baltij
more, was Saturday dedicated to
the memory of Lieut. Patrick
Logan. who fell to his death
there a week ago.
The Rev. E. L. Leonard, of
the Baltimore Cathedral, con|
ducted the religious ceremonies
over the spot where Logan fell,
after which the field was formally
dedicated by Gen. William
Mitchell, director of the Air
Service, and MaJ. Scanlon. commander
of Boiling Field.
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Tennessee Leader
In Suffrage Fight
x ^aH?|H
To Miss Sue S. White, chairman
of the National Woman's
party, belongs a large share of
the credit for convincing Gov.
Koberts. of Tennessee, that his
State should be the thirty-sixth
to ratify suffrage and inducing
him to call a special legislature.
Miss White is in charge of the
suffrage campaign in Tennessee^
During the war she was chairman
of her State Council of
National Defense and did brilliant
work, registering 70.000
women for war work in a single
Darwin Woods, youthful Florida
convict, who escaped a short time
ago from a State road gang and is
being held by the local police,
charged with robbing a Memphis.
Tenn., pawnshop of $5,000 worth of
Jewelry, will be arraigned in police
court this morning.
Woods gave the police their first
(clue when he attempted to pawn
several pieces of the stolen jewelry.
When arrested he gave the name
of Frank Winfield. but was later
identified by finger prints.
Two other men were arrested
with Woods. Both were said to
have been with Woods Friday night
, in his E street rooming house, and
I both had some of the stolen jewelry
I in their possession. Woods claimed
[ they had nothing to do with the
i Memphis job.
He is being held for Memphis and
i Florida authorities, who have been
| notified of his arrest.
lc home
/ith a QUART
Delicious lc
Carry's Kewpie Doll
or You at Our Dealers,
Federation Heads Are Here
To Study Party- 1 j
Record of Votes on Nolan
Wage Bill Enters
Calls upon the two Presidential
candidates for interpretation of the
party platforms by delegations from
the Federation of Federal Employes
is likely to result from the mealing
of the executive committee of the
federation which today will meet
here to discuss the planks dealing
with conditions of government employment.
The session will last
seven days.
The planks adopted at Chicago and
San Francisco are much alike in
that they recogniz# the right of collective
bargaining, condemn strikes
directed against the government
and commend a policy of equal and
just treatment under civil service.
Study of the two planks and party
records will be ma<le by the executive
committee, which includes representatives
from the seven geographical
It is thr de.-iro of the federation
als'. t<> btcir. from the candidal*
themselves thcii lntc rpi < tations of
the planks so that they may determine
<xactly how they ate to be
carried out in the event of the election
of other.
The position of the federation will
I be based also on the record of the
. democrats in the lrst C< nitres who
I through a fliibuster In the closing
;pou's preverted rossace ol ti e Noj
Inn waee bill, which had been api
proved by th>- R< r i blican majorities
! in both Houses and the repeated
efforts of Senr.'ors Mj its and Thomas.
Democrat? and Reprer?>ntatlve
Hlanton. Derrc<-rat. to kill th<* federation
lts"ir l>y refusing it permission
to affiliate with the AmerI
ican Federation of Labor.
Ir. furtherance of Its edticaM jnal
campaign In behalf of recles?<flcaioi?.
a nati^n-v lde drive for 10''.00"*
members has plresdy been launched
"Tty thus rMenptheii'ng !ts own
lires th?- fedjratior expects to bring '
| additional pvb'ic sentiment to b<-ar
i up"n Cong."ess and convince the
members that the nrly way to hav?
?.d<<iuate and efflolmt public .verfire
is to api>l? fair p.nd l.i;nlneasiiVc
einp! iyir'Pt rolb-ies" dee'arod
i"K J Newniyer, ?e< r* tary-lreasur?r
J of th-' fedcrBtlm. last night.
July 15

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