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i IH WAYOF RUSSIA World Apprehension Stirred i by Crisis and Its Dire feu firf Possibilities. ^ " BY DAVID LAWRBNCK. ' Germany is the chief worry of the tvorld. Drifting along: from ore crisis tmuiother, with her political and eco nomic structure steadily weakening/ fUere arises again the specter of an I;her Russia. And if Germany should o the way of Russia the effect on France and Great Britain would be an Infinitely greater shock than Europe as & whole could stand. f This is the 'apprehensive state of yiind in Washington, 5,000 miles away fn physical distance, but. from an eco nomic viewpoint, next door. Every branch of the government which jtooches foreign trade or is dependent upon European economics is afraid of ? collapse in Germany. The Treasury department expects to fund the allied yar debt. Interest and principal are Ionfldently counted on to help ease j merica's tax burden, but, while there ; s no official relationship between i erman payments of war reparation nd allied payments on war debts to Jhis country, the connection is all too t>b vious to officials here to ignore. | Mould Delay War Debt. If Germany ahould collapse, the al- I lies would promptly ask for a post- j fonemetit of payments of their war ! jebt. They would contend that the I fnoney they had expected to receive from Germany didn't materialise and that the crisis in Germany has inter- | tared with trade and other source* of .income on which allied governments dependent. , iiSermuny in absolute bankruptcy, it H. admitted here, would change the tVbole >?cc of things in Europe, though, to be sure, financial bank- j rnptcy is feared much lens than po- | lijucal chaca. If Germany should go iijto a state of bankruptcy and turn j toi the allied governments for a re- j OeJvership the viewpoint of the ! Snrtnch. who have been insisting on ?,he letter ot the Versailles retaty. i iwteht be cnanged. But it Otrmaoy 4*11 s into the hands of the com ist? and confiscation of private btOperty begins, as was the ease in jUtc^ia. and an era ot' bolshevistic terror sets in. France will steel her fcslf against any concessions and will iiflBist on maintaining a large stand tog army to protect ner own frontier a&Minst the overflow of communism across her boundaries. j !?? Concerted Action Eikeotial. ,8ome concerted action to save the j German republic from disaster is es- j sential. The l'nited States govern- j tnent is sympathetic with any move ! ijiat will tend to hold the Wirth cabi- j afet or a cabinet of similar principles ? in power and would surely lend moral i support to any plan for a revision of ! the reparation clauses of the Ver- \ saiiles treaty. The very announcement ! of* such a revision would strengthen ' the hands of the Wirth cabinet and i give the republic the first fruits ?C! its patience and help to convince the German people that if they pin their faith in the republic the .?hip of state will be steered through the crisis of today, to safer seas ol orderly recon struction. What can be done? The initiative on j "European politics will never be taken ? here. Hints and informal suggestions . may emanate from Washington, but ! the administration of Presktent Hard ing believes that leadership in mat-} ters such as these ^should come from ' stfme European nation. -Great Jtritaiin-which has as much i VS. lose as arty power m Europe j through a tierman -catastrophe, is j looked to for the first move. Prime : Minister IJoyd George struggled j vainly at Cannes to bring about a r "world economic conference which f would help Germany to her feet. The ? French balked and overthrew the Brian* ministry. The Genoa confer ence was prohibited from even dis cussing reparations or a modification of the Versailles treaty. The situa tion in still the same as it was when , the Cannes conference adjourned?, the French are opposed to conces- . aions. Events alone may change} their viewpoint. The question is j Whether the reign of assassination ' and the circumstances which in re- j ;cent weeks have made Germany's, government totter will /? make the j French realize the danger of further ? obstruction. Another conference may be tried by Lloyd George with the ; request thai the L'nited States and : other signatories to the reparation | clauses of the Versailles treaty shall j attend. America could not very well j refuse. The next step lies, however, With Britain. RETIRED JEWELER SUED ; If FOR LIMITED DIVORCE! paries F. Karr Said to Have' In come of $15,000 Annually, Declares Wile. j i : Charles F Karr. a retired jeweler.! IWho Is said to own real estate and personal property valued at 1100.000, jiaid to have an Income of $15,000 an- J Anally, is named as defendant in a i suit for a limited divorce and alimony I fried in the District Supreme Court by ! Ms wife. Belle T. Karr. Mr*.' Karr ; has been employed as a war-worker ?In the War Department, but has been notified that her services will be ioapensed with and she tells the ijDurt that she must rely on her hus band for support. !? The couple separated April 1. 1919. and since that date. Mrs. Karr de- ' pjares her husband had not contrib- j tHed to her support. They were mar tf|ed October 17, 1912. and have no ! dhlldren. The flrst two years of their parried life were congenial, the wife Mils the court, but after that her hus band began to ill-treat her at times, Ate says. (Ton one occasion, she states, he tferew the silverware from the table; fit another time he kicked over the Chairs and when she attempted to Stress him he would turn aside and Sy. "Don't get your germs on me." Is alleged ill-treatment continued, e court Is advised, until April 1, Ml#, when, it Is charged, he deserted lils wife and has not since retunred i? her. Attorney E. L.. Wilson ap pears for the wife. INFORMATION BUREAU AT P. 0. DEPARTMENT j! DROPPED TO SAVE COST After a brief career, the bureau ?:?f information of the Post Office '.JDepartment is no more. .. Postal Inspectors, combing the 'department for ways to save 'money, took one look at the bu reau, which was established by '?Will Hays for the benedt of tha public, and recommended Its '? abandonment. Today the sign on the front of .'the department building dlsap : peared and the window* of the , bureau ware dark. * /' The clerk In charge has' been put back at his old desk.. If you want any information now you have to aak Capt. Riddle of i the watch force, who has all the pamphlets, maps and hotel rates formerly in poasesalon of the bu '; raau. City Postmaster Chance recent ly announced that bla office, was. willing?nay. anxious?to help tin-> can 'ourlsts and others, so that " JmJM help la dispensing in. MUZZLED DOGS TO BARK IN PROTEST TOMORROW AT 3-MONTH RESTRAINT There will lie much barking and yelping on the streets of Washing ton tomorrow, when the regulation requiring that dogs be muzzled for three months goes into effect. The order of the Commlaeioners only requires that canines be muz zled while on the public streets. The records of the collector of taxes show that there are more dogs In Washington this summer than there were last year. Since the beginning of the new fis cal year Collector Towers haa licensed 2.696 of the pets, whereas at the same time last July only 2,000 li- j censes had been issued. | Muzzles may be removed October 9. VALElSWlE s IS BELIEVED NEAR Sinn Fein Chief to Be Re leased if Caught, Reports Predict. B.v tlie Associated Frew. LONDON, July 8.?Chief interest in the Irish situation for the moment centers in the operations in the Blessington district, fifteen miles south of Dublin, in County Wicklow, owing to the supposition that Eamonn De Valera is with the irregular forces there. The republicans are tightly inclosed within a ring of national trcops and announcement of the final success of the government forces is awaited with considerable confidence. Erskine Childers. one of De Valerh's main supporters and recently report ed as commanding the rebels in the area south of Dublin, is said by the correspondent of the Daily Mirror to have been badly wounded. The Dublin correspondent of the Daily Express declares several hun dred prisoners already have been taken Und that several lorry loads of wounded were sent to the capital. The Daily Telegraph's correspondent claims the nationals can carry the rebel position at Blessington at any time, but may delay the final opera tions to prevent as much bloodshed Us possible. Rfkauf la Predicted. The question of what the provision al government will do with De Valera, if he is captured, is raised by the ! Daily Mail's Dublin correspondent, i who expresses the opinion that it will | merely detain him a while, releasing him for the first meeting of the new ! parliament. The writer adds that it is scarcely : necessary for the republican leader to hide, as the government does not plan severe punishment for any of the chiefs of the irregular movement. He points out that Art O'Brien and Sean O'Kelly before being freed were fined ; only five shillings each to pay their j night's kfep. Among the reports from the prov- j inces is an account of a skirmish at ' Keadew. County Koicommon, in which i six irregulars were killed. Another fight was reported in progress last j night around Skeogh House, on the I Donegal border, where 200 Free Staters were said to be besieging a party of irregulars. FREE STATERS ROUTED. Republicans Take Over Positions at Berehaven and Kilmallen. CORK. July 8.? Republican forces have taken over a house In the west ? end of Bcrehaven occupied for the! last two weeks "by Fref State officers! These men left the place guarded by I armed republicans after the latter | had surrounded the house. Free State troops also have evaeu- ( ated the Kllmallen warehouse, re publicans taking possession. SKEOO HOUSE BETAKEN. I 1 Garrison of Sixty Bepublioans j March Out and Surrender. By the A.tortat'd Prew. BELFAST. July 8?Skeog House, the home of a loyalist, who was dis possessed by the republicans In tll> siege which has played a big part j in the military operations in County Donegal for the last week, has been I surrendered to the Free State forces, j A white flag was hoisted over the! building and the garrison of sixty i republicans inarched out and sur-1 rendered, having previously smashed! their rifles. The majority of the prisoners are residents of the city of Londonderry. The Skeog defenses originally con sisted of the house and three other dwellings nearby, all strongly forti fied. Outposts also had been estab lished. but these were abandoned in the early stage of the fighting. The adjoining buildings were successively taken and the garrisons retired to the Skeog House for the final con flict. George McCaTlon. leader of the re publicans, was wounded. 2,000 VOLUNTEERS IN DUBLIN. Big Progress Reported in Drive to Crush Republican Revolt. Bt the Associated Preaa. DUBLIN, July 8.?There has been a remarkable response to the provi sional government's call for volun teers to assist in putting down the republican revolt. In this city alone nearly 2.000 men have been enrolled for military service. Substantial progress in the (cam paign being waged against the re* publicans by the national forces In the province* is indicated in today's official communique. More thaa fifty prisoners were taken, Arklow, County Wicklow; Drogheda. on the Louth Meath border; Newtowncunnlngham, County Donegal, and BaUymora ?us tage. County Kildare. The town of Fern, in County Wex ford. which has been strongly held by the Irregulars, has been captured and the garrison made prisoners. In the Enniscorthy district, parties of Irregulars are reported to be roving about the country, seising food and clothing. Droeheda is completely controlled by the national forces, the communique says. IsrrmM la PretlscM. The activities of the Free State forces In the provinces, as Indicated by the lateat official reports, are ] meeting with complete success, large j numbers of insurgents continuing to < be captured. Id various parts of the ; provinces the Irregulars, alarmed by : the advance of the- national soldiers, i have abandoned and burned their j fortified positions and fled into the country. The encLrclIng movement In the hills south of Dubltn is rapidly ap proaching success, virtually whole roving bands of irregulars being driven Into Blessington, where they are practically Invested, with the na tional troops holding part *of the town. The total number of Irregulars In Blessington is placed at more than (00. There are persistent rumors that Eamonn De Valera and Brskine Childers have been seen In tjils dis trict. but these have not been verified. In Dublin Itself life Is rapidly be coming normal. The railways are resuming service, though damage to the line prevents direct communica tion with Cork.-x Dniska'a Death Teple. . The tragic end of Cathal Brugha (Charles Burgess), the first irregilair leader to fall In the present fighting, was the fo^emos^topic today. It was recalled how, when fighting the Brit ish forces. ha received ao leaa than PRESIDENT MAY HOME LATE TODAY Coal Strike Expected to Re* ceive First Attention After i Week Away. By tli* Auociatttf preu. EN ROUTE WITH PRESIDENT HARDING, Unlontown, Pa., July t.? After a week's absence from the While House, President Harding ex pected today to be back in Wash ington by evening. A X25-mile auto mobile ride, most of It u? and down mountains, faced him aa ha. early to day, left the hotel near Unlontown where he spent last night after an all-day drive from Columbus. Refreshed by his week's vacation, the President was ready to again plunge into the direction of the gov ernment^ affairs. It is expected that his attention, on his return to tba While House, will first be directed to ihe coal strike. Negotiations between operators and representatives of striking miners having come to a I hall pending Mr. Harding's return. It is thought that he will lose no tttne In getting first-hand reports from Secretaries Hoover and Davit as to the status of affairs. laforated Froaa Capital. While away from Washington, the President has received information from the capital on the subject, and while in Marion and Columbus, dis cussed the situation with Attorney General Daugherty. but it Is said Mr. Harding as yet has not determined I what course to pursue. I Part of yesterday's ride from the Ohio capital to Unlontown was through coal mining sections affected by the strike. All along the road th* President was cordially greeted, idle miners lining the roadway Joining In giving him an ovation as he passed. Preaident Harding plans to stop at Hagerstown, Md.. to be a guest of the Maryland state republican committee, at a rally which will be held at the Hagerstown Country Club. I'rfts People's SenlM. Speaking at Muskingum College, which conferred the honorary degree of doctor of laws upon him, the Presi dent declared yesterday: "It is up to the people of America not only to tranquillze themselves and get on the right track, but to point the way to the world and help it get on its feet again." [ Muskingum College, which is a ! United Presbyterian Institution, in 1887 absorbed Ohio Central College. | which the President attended as a student. Recalling the forty-four years since he attended Ohio Central College at Iberia. Ohio, near his home, the 1'iesldent remarked: "If I knew as much 'oday as I thought I did then I would fear none of the problems that confront me." The degree wss conferred In a hol low near the college spring, with 1.000 or more persons grouped about on the hillsides. Mr. Harding urged the students to remember in their preparations for lift* that service is the greatest com panion that can come to man. No life is worth while that is not a life of service, he added. BOATS TO FLY DAILY. Hydroplane Service Between De-: troit and Cleveland to Open. CLEVELAND. Ohio. July t.~Daily hydroplane service between here and I Detroit Is scheduled to start tomor- I row. according to an announcement mad* here today. Three flying boat*, said to he the largest fleet ; ever flown ov? the great lake*, wore , expected to arrive here from New! York today. Plan* were mad* to tak* a party of newspaper men to Detroit in the afternoon. On* plane, possibly two. will leave | Detroit every morning *nd Cleveland in th* evening. A half day will be required to make the trip, it is said. The boats which will be used are | those which are used in the winter j between Key Welt and Havana. J B.Y.P.U. ELECTS OFFICERS j C. H. Bailey of Richmond, Again State President. NORFOLK. Va? July C. H. Bailey of Richmond, was re-elected as presi dent of the state B. T. P. t*. this morning, at the closing session of the state convention being held in connection with the Baptitt encamp ment at Virginia Beach. Five hun dred attended the Anal session. Other officer* named are Vice Presi dents. G. F. Poteat, Norton; C. A. Hutchinson. Marlon; A. W. Garner, Roanoke; Percy R. Monroe. Lynch burg ; J. D. Bailey, Portsmouth; E. E. Fenwick. Fall* Church, Va., and Rev. R. T. Hays. Pendleton. Miss Gladys Whltaker of Roanoke, was chosen as aecretary. Rov. E. T. Wright was selected aa the field *ec retary for thl* year. U. F. Reynold* of Richmond, was elected as the B. Y. P. U. treasurer. Upon th* close of the B. Y. P. U. convention the sonference of organ ized worker* that will last through tomorrow opened. MARKET FLO WEES BY PLANE. Information that Dutch florists have adopted the expedient of sending their flowers daily to th* London market by airplane has Men received by the Department of Commerce from Trade Commi*sioner Howard W. Adam*. The Hague. The flowers are cut at night, packed early next morning, and *ent by motor-car from th* Bos Voop flower growing district to the Waalhaven aerodome. near Rotter dam. They arrive at Croydon, Eng land. at 1 SO p.m.. and from there are dlapatch by motor-car to the Lon don florist*. Boskoop flowers are thus put on sal* simultaneously In the London and Dutch shop*. About 10 kilograms of flowers per day are to be transported in thl* way. fourteen wounds, and for a month hovered between life nad death, eventually to become minister of de fense in the first Irish government, though later he espoused th* repub lican cause. Harry Boland is known to be among those besieged at Blessington. His brother, J. Boland, was captured yes terday. after a brisk light, at a farm house two mllea north of Bleislngton, whcnce the rebel* fled. Boland, with eleven others, drove up to the farm house later, auppoalag it to be still In the hands of th* Irregulars, and th* whole party was captured, with a quantity of arms. Brig. Oen. Mac Donnell, commanding tba Irregulars, also was captured. Army laanea Ow?al<?? The following army communique was lasued late yesterday afternoon: "At Trim, after aa engagement lasting several hour* the party of Irregulars occupying a bouse near the towq. was captured with all Its arms and ammunition. At Ballyshaanon our troop* control the entire area. Gharrlck-on-Shannon I* reported to be perfectly quiet." Casualties suffered by the national army in ihe recent conflict in Dublin were l< dead and Its wounded, an official announcement saya. Architects estimate that it will re quire four yeara to rebuild the areas devaatated Curing the recent fighting In the city, thle not Includ ing replacement of the four court buildings. " The frlah independent suggests an lriah loan of i26,ew,9?0 for recon struction. : Tiny Brother and Sister Hunted By Maryland and D. C. Police Mir Mupi Klaaata, nix rmn old. and Klaa?*a. dtn* rears aid, trhn arc aitulot fn?ni tfcrlr hoiur In Taknuta Park, Md. ? Has any one In 'Washington seen ' Buddy Mason Klaasen. six years old. ?.nd his aister. Gladys, eleven yearn old, probably walking hand-ln-hand, who left their new home in Takoma Park. Md.. yesterday afternoon and boarded a car for this city? This is a question which local police authorities are endeavoring to answer, following the statement to day by a street car employe that he saw the boy and girl, hand-ln-hand. ? board a street car In Takoma Park at 12:11 o'clock yesterday1, headed for I Washington. Blame Lare of Old Scenes. "Buddy" and his big sister, who really isn't as big an he thinks she Is, apparently didn't like the home on the Sligo Mill road, which their fathtr, Paul Klaasen, recently ac quired for tbim. The police think that the children, with visions of for mer playmates and familiar street* befoie them, decided to come back to the city. So they are propounding the question 10 residents in the vicinity of 12t* l*th street northwest, from which place the Klaanens moved a week ago. Headquarters Detectives O'Brien and Springrman ascertained that Buddy and Gladys left home bMween 11 and 12 o'clock yesterday moraine, on their way to the store to buy some coal oil and a bottle of milk. The empty can and bottle wore found on the tide of the road, where the children evi dently had discarded them in favor of the trip to town. ? When the local police first were notified of the disappearance of the brother and sister a search was In stituted in the woods about Tekoma Park, Md. A woman neighbor of the Xlaasens reported that she ftfew two youngsters enter the . woods last night. The woods were scoured to day by local and Maryland authori ties, but no trace of the mlasing ones was found. Remembering the recent kidnaping of Katherlne Roeenbaum, thirteen: years old. of this city, who was con fined In a house on the Sllgo Mill road, not a great distance fi qui the home of the Klaasens. residents of Takoma Park. Md.. at first feared that i another abduction had taken place. RAIL OFFICIALS IN OVERALLS FIGHT TIE-UP AT ASHPITS IN BIG STRIKE Special ril-l'tli h lo Til* Mir. CHATTANOOGA. Tenn.. July The general manager of the South ern railway (line* weal), in over all*. drawing clinker* from engine fireboxes. anil other high railway officials performing similar labors, are sights common about the Southern's local shops. When the shopmen left their jobs the office force shucked white collars and the like?with them, some twenty 5>ars of collar service?and went back to the jobs of other days. All took a hand in cleaning cin ders. connecting hose, inspecting equipment, and. in general, as sisting In the work of keeping everything in shape so that trains would move on schedule. To^fy they still are at It, although they are bringing In more and more ac tual workers to take over their impromptu jobs. Strike TYithaat ONtrt. The pitmen, who glean and make flres. were not ordered on strike, but they went out. Every time a train comes in off the road the engine must be attended to. old fires extinguished and the fire box cleaned. Soon after the pit men quit, traffic began to halt be cause the engines were not in shape. Xjeneral Manager Stan fleld called for volunteers from IRON AND COPPER IN. VOLCANOES, By the Auociate* Prttt. HILO. island of Hawaii, T. H., June 12.?Drillings Into the volcano of Ktlauea, on this island, in tl.e hope of discovering some means of harnessing the steam and heat of the natural phenomenon and utilizing .the resultant power in industry, have brought to light the apparent existence of iron and copper in the mountainous crater, according to acientlsta di recting the drilling. The material through which the drills are sinking consists of a slliclous ore containing Iron sul phides and pyrites, which indi cates the presence of copper. The drilling, which was Inter rupted by the recent activity In craters eleven miles from Hale maumau, the activ* pit of Kil auea. has been conducted under difficulties, due to the excessive heat of the region and the fact that live steam rises In clouds and condenses around the boring rig. The steam, however, is only sur face steam or. water vapor caused by seepage of rain from the ground surface, and the drills are not y$t down to & depth where It may be determined ? I his office end quirkiy trot busy. His work was thorough So was j that of the others, and aoon what had threatened to become a se rious conKeution had disappeared. All of the officials insist that they like their jobe. II has been very effective to some. who were beginning to soften up with the years of desk work. Had they shirked the Southern must have been tied up. As it is. trains have moved, and are moving, on time. All passenger traffic haa been handled with expedition aa has most freight, especially the big fruit specials carrying north the melon and peach crops, and the cattle trains, while the oil tank* have been shoved south nearly on time. Xetkiat for Pellre t? De. There has been no disorder here, I and no ^ofeasional sirlkebreak- ! ers have been imported. The po- ] lioe. heavily reinforced, at the local | yards have had nothing to do. The officials of the company have been most conciliatory toward the j strikers. They have not issued ultimatums, as at certain other points, demand- j ing the strikers report for work j at a certain time or suffer loss | of their seniority rights. They take the position that it is poor policy to create bail feeling. The result Is that the strikers are loud in their nralse of the officials, but bitter against the Railway Wage Board. ! (Copyright. l?2g. I BELIEVED HIDDEN DRILLING SHOWS whether there is sufficient steam at a high enough temperature to furnish steam that may, in turn, be used commercially. The heat at the present depth of the drilling appears to be fair ly constant at a temperature of tt.S degrees centigrade, or ap proximately 104 degrees Fahren heit. The question confronting the scientists is whether this heat will Increase as the drills bite their way through the lava reck, which has proved difficult of pen etration at some points, where only three or four feet resulted from entire operations of a day. The first hole attempted was driven approximately twenty feet, when it was found that the rock beneath was tllte* at such an angle that the drill was directed on a slant which would have made extrication of the tools impossi ble. This hole was capped and another started, with the same result, but more favorable condi tions were found in several other locations, and It is hoped that eventually the drills may dig their way down at least 100 feet. The drilling experiment is of tremen dous Interest to scientists and ge ologists. who hope that It may solve the question of what is ua derneath a volcano. Denial of Seats in House of Lords To Women Alarms Coalitionists B? tli* Awuciatad rrcaa. l?ONDON. June 19.?Coalition mem bers of parliament are manifesting 1 alarm a* to what effoct the refusal to allow peeresses to sit in the house of lords may have on the votes of women at the next general election. Should women in any iargs numbers > vote against the governmental candi date* it la certain that many of them] would be defeated, and probably Pre mier Lloyd George would no longer be able to command a majority In ftarllament. Thereforo they are anx oua that the government be not sad dled with responsibility for a daolaion which wm made by the lords them selves and In which the government was not openly Involved. < Viscountess Rhondda and leaders of ! the women's movement generally are determined that the government ahall be saddled with the responsibility which belongs to It and not be al lowed to shirk it If they can help it. ' Msact the flewruasit. - Lady Rhondda herself says that the decision to exclude peeresses from the upper chamber was v-lrtaally that, of the government and not of the house of lords. She points out that I the original houss of lords committee, ?n privileges decided by seven to one In favor or the right of peeresses to vote in the' house. Ordinarily such! a decision, supported by such a ma- ! Jorlty, -would have been adopted by the lords without question. But the lord chancellor, Lord Birkenhead, x member of the cabinet. intervened with an amendment referring tks matter back to the committee for r?e?asldsratlon. And reconsideration by a commit tee. which. In the Interval, had been strengthened by lords of Lord Birken head's own way of thlnjflnr, resulted In reversing the aeven-to-one deci sion. The committee decided, 20 votes to 4. that peeresses should not alt and vote In the bouse of lords. "It seems pretty certain," cays Lady Rhondda. "that had it not been for the lord chancellor, women otherwise qualified would not be excluded from the house of lords on the (round of ??35-" ? I ? Sultjeet KutX. The sex disqualification removal act starts with the opening generalisa tion, "A person shall not be dlsquall-1 fled by sex or marriage from the ex- | ercise of any public function." and was loudly acclaimed as women's new charter of liberty. But the act which purports to give equal opportunities for men and women, I-*or Rhondda points out, has availed women noth- i tng when challenged. Women In the civil service have been.refused the; same rights a* men. Woman doctors. In the employ of municipalities have been deprived of their positions when they married, although the act spe cifically stated that marriage should no longer be a bar to publle service. The government has made many thousands of enemUa, Lady Rhonnda eays, by Its failure to support lta own act. "The question today la," says Lady Rhondda. "does the sax disqualifica tion removal aot mean what It ap? pears to mean, or was it simply a clever fraud perpetrated on a'section ot the community new - to political dotge* by an uascjtypuloua savers \?eatr III.VI III lb If Hui | | toWFpIE Declares Republican Dis aster Awaits if Present Bill Is Enacted. The 8CDtti continued considera tion of th* administration tariff bill under the usual procedure today, the attempt of republican leader* to shut off debate on ihe measure having failed with the dereat of the motion to invoke the existing cloture rule. The vote on the motion yesterday was IS to SS, or nine lees than the necessary two-thirds majority, with democrats voting Mildly against the proposition and Joined by Ave repub licans. La Pellette Aeaaiia Bill. <fe,eat of the motion to Invoke the cloture rule in con nection with the tariff bill vesterday 84"*"r ,J* Alette of ?LEEtP ? rtPub"can member of the hi!? 7i?.'ch the oil I, ?cli\?retl a scathing attack uMn the measure and predicted the defeat be -~-r-''-ub"c*n J?W' If It ShelU bt " *>"n Only h?n rewriting the bin, ht HM, could th% party ho*? to election? tli'is'ein'" '?*. eon*r*??lo ial Sr&??ST"" '??"'*?? "-un the bl" ?*?v*n worse lets wM* ?l*? *?" P^^he-Aldrtch . "* Glared, had caused the political upsets in 1919 iti? itn and 1918. Ken.tor La Vol%ttV ^ked ?Jn?u k*W ,f thty though" the people had forgotten; if they thought the people would "calmly accept The ?"??"? ?" which "thev so lie 1918" re d to carry '?? 1910 and a Powerful, indeed, must be th? in SBMtt c*n. bludgeon through PoHtlcVPlife. * 8aW' the Keer tbJ. S*rt r^eponsible for It ,.n?w t?t it meant the defeat of J.?~.pSrty a1- tl>? end of th"po litical lives of most of the leader* responsible for this bill " ?Wders T"*In Oottoa Sehedale. snsS'SH HTOflSHSS515? from ISO to 200 per cent hU-h?T.S those In the existing statute. Me *a*ld "2Se o?"he ma^rJ,y had rerao"^ the8 cotton ?i'wsSr'M not ?v ^ rattl wag wood la?? .? aj:er?*? i? the Under , Others! he' ?gF"JX?J**" the committee majority still' w'd a "hj&JSsSjstfS.K: 'Krnate th* ^edule to the ? ""Si",?,; ;; ?s.?" K-.-';1Tr.v?Lf ,;fs rr:i arc : o?18later* a?! "th".8, he ?oo?e" Art TM tknm. ! toMVurm7 ara?: l&gs 'o-n^tii-r^K "??? th? facu. "Ud tht SSSS m.v rttoTwiVh v&'Ci? i? pSM 'ea?h>*d?yf Wjus*fourteen. JOHN D. IS 83 TODAY. Day to Be Quiet Owing to Recent Dtoth of Brother. TARRYTOWN. N. T.. July' *.?John D. Rockefeller was eighty-three years old today. Friends said his birthday celebration would be unusually quiet because of the recent death of his brother. William Rockefeller. For several years a band has gone from here to serenade him in his Pocnntico Hills home. Mis program called for a game Of golf In the fore noon and an automobile ride In the afternoon. ntON IMPOSTS GAIN HEAVILY Imports of iron and steel products into the United States during May [amounted to 23.091 long tons, a figure higher than any reached In either 1621 or 192i. according to the De partment of Commerce. The monthly average of Imports for 1(21 waa only 6.500 tone, an amount which has been greatly exceeded by the imports or 1912, which were: January. It,IS* tons: February, 11,Kit tons; March, 11 ?.l50 tons, and April, 19.192 tons. U. S. MAIL L08T ON SHIP. The Post Office Department an nounced today that eighteen bags of mall, containing 161 parcels from the United States, were lost by the recent sinking of the steamer Egypt. The parcels contained mall matter which had accumulated at New Tork be tween April 29 and May 2. , i BLIND PERUVIAN GENIUS. | From the New Terk Ermine Po?t To have won high fame as an aviator and Inventor and then. Just as the re- ; wards of Ms skill seemed near, to be i stricken with total blindness was the' fate of a young Peruvian named Adan R. Solonano. He lives In Lima, where ! he Is known now as a blind mechanical genius. It was in ltlt that he lost his sight, as the result of sn airplane acci dent. At once he began to learn his trade over again. In darkness. The sensitiveness of his touch so developed that It became almost a substitute for sight. As early as 1909 Solonano was known bevond Peru as an Inventor, designer and builder of airplanes. The Chilean and Argentine press described his mod els. The Chilean government made him flattering offers, but he preferred to serve his native land instead, and In > 1111 he entered the military service of, Peru in tiie aviation department, where j he soon made a reputation. Since losing his sight Solonano has worked away by himself, his active mind originating and his skillful hands perfecting the delicate mechanism of several useful inventions. The most notable or these, so far. Is a hydro cycle which created much favorable comment at successful trials In 1917. Of considerable Interest, too. Is an au tomatic. rapid-fire, lightweight rifle, which weighs only a little more than the ordinary rifle, except for the addi tional ammunition, aqd which will flre 250 sho.'s in a minute. The plans and model of this rifie the inventor present ed to the war ministry or Peru in 1920. In hla little shop in Lima the blind mechanician specialise* in spring work and Is said to be the nmt expert crafts man in Peru at making springs for phonographs, guns and other mechan ism of spring movement requiring accu rate adjustment, precise Uaaton and delicate tempering. TALKING MOVIES ARE INVENTED BY UNIVERSITY MAN\ By the Associated Press. CHICAGO* Ju.y 8.?Develop ment In th* laboratories of the University of Illinois of talking j motion pictures, through a process ! of photographing and reproducing j sounds, was announced today by I W. L. Abbott, president of the j board of trustees The Invention is the work of Prof. Jbecph. Tykodnakl-Tyko ciner of the physics department. Mr. Abbott eaid that Prof. Tyko- 1 ciner's invention belonged to the university, patents had been ap plied for by the School and the Institution would develop the scheme and if It were successful It would be turned over to the pabllc at a nominal profit. Prof. Tykocinskl-Tykoclner's ap paratus to receive sound consists of an ordinary telephone speech receiver. Fluotuatlons in electric current, caused by the vibration of the transmitter, cauae varia tions In a beam of light and these variations are photographed In a strip of film alongside the regular movie negative. By the means of a cell, which is sensitive to light and the ampli fiers used In radio this sound Is reproduced simultaneously with the picture, Mr. Abbott said. IescapedMssin, GERARDBELIEVES I Convinced Only Absence From Germany Saved Him From Rathenau's Fate. Br tbe AiKx-litef NEW YORK, July S?James W Gerard, former American ambassador to Germany, came home today on the Berengaria from a nine-week Eu ropean trip, firm in the belief that had he gone to Germany the group of assassins who killed Dr. Rbthenau. (Tertnan foreign minister, would have tired at him. He said he received from Dr. Rkihenau several newspaper/ clip pings asserting that he should not be allowed to enter the country. He; was assured by Rathenau. he said, tM?t the clippings represented "only silly utterances of the newspapers" and that he would he most welcome. Mr. Gerard said he believed llathenau's murder was instigated by; "former army officers. "No doubt they' ! would take a shot at me if I went into Germany." he added. Most of his time was spent in France. Mr. Gei!*rd said, where he found a fear of Invasion. He de clared France was not Imperialistic, but remembered invasions and did not rest easy with Russia and Ger many in difficulties close at hand ALEXANDRIA. Va.. July 8.?Bail bond In the sum of 15.000 was fur 1 nished by W. Alfred Waters last night for his appearance in the DIs ! trict of Columbia court. Waters was ] taken In custody here a few weeks I ago and held In the Alexandria Jail ! in connection with the investigation j being made by the Washington ? ' thorltto* Into the fatal stabbing of I [Deals B. McCormack of Washington.] which occurred June 11 on the! : steamer Charles Macalester. The I I amount of bond was flxed by Judge l D. Lawreence Uroner In the United' i State* court for the eastern district ! i of Virginia- It was given before I United Plate* Commissioner Wllllsm ! j P. Woolls. Attorney Edmund Burke ] ! appeared here In the Interest of : Waters. His bondsmen are W. T. j 1 Windsor, William R. Pulman and Er- j ; vln Roberts. The Alexandria Motor Bus Line. Inc.. which operates between this city and Washington, has reorganized, with ? the election of officers, as follows: : Dr. C. E. Outcalt. president: Kenneth 'Altcheson. secretary: H. Noel Garner, J treasurer. L. W. Selfe. Baltimore, is acting general manager. 1 This conctrn has Just added three I new busses to Its fleet, and expects i shortly to procure others. The com I pany now has a total of nine busses. ! Services tomorrow and next Sonday I at the Second Presbyterian Church twill be conducted by Rev. C. H. ! Nabers. Camden. Ark.: Sunday. July i JJ. by Hew Maxwell Cornelius. New ; Bethlehem. Pa., and July ?0. by Rev. ; E. M. Delaney. Lynchburg. Va. I Mrs. Alice Gregory Herbert, widow I of Col. Arthur Herbert, died yesterday : afternoon at her residence, Mnckross, | Fairfax county, on Seminary Hill. ! about three miles west of Alexandria. Mrs. Herbert had been in declining 'health sine* last spring. She is sur i vlved by flvt daughters. Mrs. John D. Hooe. Warrenton. Va.; Mrs. J. H. Mr Cauley. Laurel, Md.; Mrs. Robert V. Holt. Newport News. Va.. and Miss Marianne Herbert and Miss Florence Herbert of Seminary Hill. Her funeral will take place at S o'clock tomorrow afternoon from the chapel of the Episcopal Theological Seminary and burial will be In Ivy Hill cemetery. Services will be con ducted by Rev. B. A. Wallis. The pallbearers will be Julian T. Burke. Archie R. Hoxtort. George C. Stuart. Frank L. Daingerfleld, S. Cooper Daw son. Arthur H. Bryant. C. S. Taylor Burke and Gardner U Booths. James Gardner Orrlson. forty-two years old. died late Thursday night at the residence of his sister. Mrs. i Ethelbert Tatspaugh, whom he was visiting. Mr. Orrlson had been in de clining health for several year* and only a few weeks ago paid a vIsTT to hi* sister. His condition became grave ] a few days ago. The deceased was a civil engineer by profession and lived at Clarendon. Arlington county. Be-! sides his wife and one child, he is i survived by his sister. Mrs. Tats- I paugh. of 17 Mount Vernon boule-1 vard. Rosemont. and by four brothers. He was a son of the late Samuel snd j Margaret Orrlson of Leesburg and i was a native of Leesburg. His funeral will take place at 2 o'clock tomorrow ] afternoon at that town. ROCKVILLE. | ROCKVILLE, Md.. July 8 (Special).? Rev. Charles O. Rosen steel, pastor of St. John's Catholic Church. Forest Glen,j officiated at the marriage a few days ago of Miss Florence M. Jacobs of Warrenton, Va., anA Michael T. An- j derson of Takoma Park, Md., the' ceremony taking place at Forest Glen, i I Oen. Clinton Rlggs of Baltimore has notified the officials of the Montgom ery County Agricultural Society that: he expects to bring to the Rockvllle fair, to be held next month, several hogs weighing around 1.000 pounds' each. The animals will be trans ported on trucks. The funeral of Norman W. Waters, one of the county's best-known busl tress men. who died In a Washington hospital on Wednesday, following an Illness of only a few days, took place at 11 o'clock this morning from the Presbyterian Church at Darnestown. many peraons from various parts of the county attending. The aervlces were conducted by the paator of the church, and at the grave the exercises were In charge of Masons, Rev. O. A. Dillingham of Germantown, formerly pastor of the Darnestown Church, being In charge. Burial was in the cemetery near the church. Mr. Wa ters was the only son of Mr. and Jtffre. Hattan A. Waters of Travllan. He conducted a large mercantile es tablishment at Oermantown. ' TRACTION POWER - STAYSni Commission Understood Not to Order Connecticut Avenue Transfer. Although the Public Utilities Com mission has not yet made known its decision, it is understood the board has decided not to order the Capital Trac tion Company to instal underground track construction on Connecticut ave nue at this time. It also was reliably reported today I that the commiSKion will not require j the removal of the overhead trolley poles at this time from the center of I Connecticut avenue to the curbs at either side. One official of the commission point ed out today that one advantage in , having the poles between the tracks i instead of at the curbs is that it serves to keep vehicles from zig-zaggim; i across the tracks. At a hearing a few days ago the Capital Traction Company estimated lit would cost $325,000 to install under ground trackage from Calvert street to Newark street. J. P. Crawford, appearing for the Connecticut Avenue Citizens' Asso ciation, urged the commission to order the change, contending that the pres ent income of that company is large enough to make the estimated ex penditure possible. The commission, it was officially learned today, has decided to give it?* approval to the petition of the CapitHl I Traction Company to extend its tracks i across the new Georgetown bridge | and to charge each passenger cross ing the bridge \z of a cent extra cover the lax which the compan> I must pay the federal government "POP" BOTTLE, THROWN AT BALL PARK, HURTS 2 Alleged Hurler Released on $500 Bond?Griffith Acts to Pre vent Repetition. . Throwing "of a "pop" bottle by a spectator at the Washington base ball park yesterday netted injuries to I Edward Jordan, thirty years old, of I Clarendon. Va . assistant business manager of the ball park, and James G. Craig, twenty-five years old. 1135 i 10th street northwest, a spectator. | It Handed Earl Jennings Brown. | twenty-four years old. ItiOO Rhode Island avenue northwest, in t!>e lock up. charged with throwing the bottle which caused the injuries, j It brt>ug"ht forth an edict from Man ager Griffith of the ball team ban ning bottles from the upper tier of I seats, and eventually from the lower j tier, thus preventing a repetition by stopping the cause at the source, j Headquarters Detectives Darnall land Springman arrested Brown, and chargred with assault with a i da^erous weapon. According to the I police Jordan went into the stand to recover a ball, the crowd jeered him. and a pop bottle shot forth, ricochet ing off his head to Craig. Earl Brown appeared in Police Court today and demanded a Jury trial H* pleaded not guilty and was released on a bond of $600. His case Was set | for July 21. ! AUTO THEFTS DOUBLE. i Figures for First Six Months of Year Show Recoveries Increase. Special Itiapatrl) to Tke Star. BALTIMORE. >ld . July I.?The auto thief is still dorng a flourishing business. \VhiJe. in comparison with the number of cars reported stolen each day. the recoveries are greater than ever before, the fact remains that the auto thief is operating With much success. Figures for the first six months of this year show that ?10 automobiles have been stolen, nearly twice the number driven <-ff during the corre sponding period last year. Refworfs of recoveries show that of this num I ber 4?3 automobiles have been locat ed and restored to their owner.-, forty-seven being unaccounted for At this time last year a total of 27:j machines had been reported stolen and only forty recovered. Bootleggers and joy riders t!> blamed by police for the large num I ber of thefts and also are responsible for the large number of recoveries It ia seldom that either a bootlegger or joy rider will keep a stolen ma chine longer than i*vo hours and b? generally abandons it within the cit> limits. DEPUTIES GUARD MINES. Workings in Ohio to Resume After Threats Scare Non-Union Men. GALLiroi.IS. Ohio. July S.?Severs. I small hillside mines at Cheshire, nea. i here, were scheduled to resume oper ! ations today, with deputy sheriffs or j guard, following the cessation of oper I ations yesterday after threat# had j been "made against their non-union j employes. I According to Sheriff Swanson of Gal ! lia county, who promised "sufficient (deputies to give adequate protection" j tor the workers, tlueeii automobile loads of striking union miners from 1'omeroy and vicinity, went to the mines yesterday, and. flourishing firearms, influenced the miners to leave thefr work. When the sheriff and deputies reached the scene, the non-union miners had quit work and tke invaders had departed. WATER FAMINE IK EGYPT The shortage of water Tor Irriga tion of the 1922 Egyptian cotton crop lias become So serious that the Egyp tian government has found It neces sary to greatly curtail the normal supply, eaye Consul Lester Mavnard. Alexandria. In a report to the De partment of Commerce. Th* present low Nile is lower than any previous record within modern times. Prior to this year the year 1J14 was the low est record, and not only is the Nil" lower this year than in 1914. hut the prospect of an increase in the supply before the regular flood is very poor_ SUFFERS FROM OAS EFFECTS. William Bond, twenty-six years o!d. 1318 L street, was found in hi* room early last night suffering from the ef fects of illmlnatlnar ass. His wife found him and sumrrr"ied Dr. Frank Welch from Emergency Hospital. The physician reported that Bond's condi tion was not serious. ACTRESS IS ARRESTED. n?o UMar. twenty-six years old. an actress, giving her address as tot 1. street, was arrested this morning bv Detectives Cox and Lynn, and charged with robbery. It Is charged thai she stole a gold watch and chain from Charles A. Day. 4M Tulip avenue. Tskoms Park. Md.. while In an auto mobile with him a month ago. "Tiro Seats for BiW' British Students Shout ' To Chief Justice Taft By the Aaanciated Pre**. ABKRDKKN. Hratlaad. Jaly t -lift aaerrlmeat amoag (he Mdervradaatrs ef Aberdeea Valveralfy marked the aradenle remnoay.at nklrk t hief Jiutlee Taft rtftlTt* the decree ef <?, tar er laws reateela*. Wkn he was ahowa ?? a seat the ?Meats aheatedi -Tot* seats - Mr SOU"