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JUSTICE BARNARD L DIES MAGE OF 19 Retired Member of D. C. Su , preme Court Suffers At ). tack of Influenza. WAS NOTED FOR LEARNING Served Throughout Civil War. Had Membership in Many Societies. Judge Job Barnard, retired member of the bench of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, one of the best known members of the bench and bar of this city, a veteran of the civil war, member of the Oldest In habitants’ Association and long aelive in civic matters, died early today at the family apartments in the Kalk stone, 14th and Fairmont streets northwest, aged seventy-nine years. Two weeks ago Judge Barnard suf fered an attack of influenza, and on Saturday last was stricken for the second time, with paralysis, which caused his death. Funeral services will be held at the Church of the New Jerusalem. 16th and Corcoran s;reels northwest, at 1:30 o'clock. Thurs day afternoon. Hev. Paul Sperry, pas tor of the church, officiating. The interment will be in Arlington na tional cemetery with military honors under auspices of the department of file Potomac. <}. A. U.. of which Judge Barnard wa° a member. The pall bearers will be the six judges of the Supreme Com t of the District of Co lumbia. Served In Civil Wnr. Judge Barnard was born on Maple Arbor Farm. Porter county, Ind.. June R. 1*44, and was the ninth, child of Wiiliam and Sally Barnard. He grew to young manhood on his father’s farm. He early developed a love for knowledge and was an incessant leader of the works of the best authors. He received his early educa tion in the public schools of his county and later attended the Val paraiso Male and Female College for two years. With the outbreak of the civil war young Barnard was an early volunteer for service in the Union army. His father, being n Quaker, would not consent to bis son s entering the army. However, he enlisted and was assigned to Company K of the '.3d Indiana Volunteer Infantry, serv ing with that command all through the conflict. He was mustered out with the rank of sergeant. The last year of the war he was in command of his company, as all of the commis sioned officers of his command had «< •, . .11 STICK JOB II All \ All I). been taken prisoners. His regiment was in the Army of the Cumberland and his service was in Tennessee and Kentucky. While serving •» the army he studied shorthand, which bad a determining influence on his future life. At the close of the war he entered the University of Michigan for the study of law and graduated from that school in the class of 1867. Forty years later the university con ferred upon him the honorary degree of HU l>. On September 25. 1867, he was mar ried to Miss Florence A. Putnam, and then located in Crown Point. Lake county, ind.. v\ here he practiced law until June. 1873. being a partner of his brother Milton Barnard, and also Elisha Field, lie served as town clerk, marshal, assesaor and city treasurer. His knowledge of short hand and experience as a court re porter brought him to Washington as one of the assistant clerks in the Su preme Court of the District of Colum bia. serving under the late Chief Justice Pav’d IC. Cartter. Appointed a Justice. In 1876 he formed a law partner ship with Jam s K. Edwards, practic ing under the firm name of Edwards & Barnard until October 1, 1899, when President McKinley appointed him one of the associate Justices of the S-uprcm Court of the District of Co lumbia. which position he held with marked ability and honor to himself and the bench and bar until June 8. 1914. when he retired at the age of seventy years.. Judge Barnard made his home at the Falkstone apartments. He main tained a summer home at Center Lovell, Me., where he and his family spent the summer months. Outside of his professional life Judge Barnard had varied interests. He was a mem ber of the school board of the District of Columbia for a number of years vice president of the general conven tion of the New Jerusalem for twen ty year*, president of the board of trustees of Howard University, pres ident of the Audubon Society of the District cf Columbia; president Os the Washington Society of the New Jeru salem. a member of the Society of • oionlal Wars, the Society of the • ’umberland and the Department of ihe Potomac. O. A. TU; the Columbia Historical Society, the Association of < ildest Inhabitants of the District of I ’olumbia. and a member of the Cos mos and University clubs, serving on the board of .governors of the latter organisation. He was a student of genealogy and had written many genealogical records, not only of his own family, but that of the Putnam family, from which his wife came. Judge Barnard is survived by his wife, Mrs. Florence A. Barns rd. anti three sons, Ralph P. Barnard, Capt. i larence Barnard. U. S. A., stationed nt Raritan. X. J.. and Charles Arthur Barnard of this city. The death of Justice Barnard was announced to the Justices of the District Supreme Court, assembled this morning In general term, by Maj. Peyton Gordon, president of the liar association. Chief Justice McCoy paid a short tribute to the retired iustlce and directed that all branches of the court remain In recess until Friday morning out of respect to his memory. Maj. Gordon declared that it was with profound sorrow that ha an nounced the passing of Justice Bar nard. At a future date appropriate eulogies for the dead Justice would be made at a special meeting of the bar. he eaid. "This is no time for mounrlng or for much speaking.” said Chief Justice MeCoy, “a good man with no malice in hla heart; and with charity for everybody, who was estsemed by •hfrse who had only a passing. Sc •nKaintance with him, hut who waa M '*sg by all that knew him Intimately, iiafc gone in the ripeness •( age. The FIRST MEETING OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION TO THE PAN-AMERICAN CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT SANTIAGO. CHILE. MARCH 25. J £ ■■ jtfj r- ■— Infill r .jjm ... * Am t ’ML wßßMiss gfc&p ; If . mrrir aaßsS~' - --- - Pbutiiarngii made la the conference room of the Secretary of State today. Deft to rtghti Dr. L. S. B#wr, director grarral of the Pnn-Amertenn I nloui George E. Vincent, president Rockefeller Foundation! Senator Frank H. Kellogg. Henry P. Fletcher. United States ambassador to Belgium! Secretary Hughes, Senator Atlee Puinrreue, former Senator Willard Sauls hury, !•’, C. Partridge, former United States minister to Veueauela. and AV. L. Fowler, Washington. O. C, OBSERVERS HERE TO QHEGKON STAR Naval Observatory Astron omers Scout Report Beta Ceti Is on Fire. Astronomers at the Naval Observa tory tonight will verify, if possible, reports front Paris that observers there have noted that the star Beta Ceti has suddenly taken on a tremen dous brilliance. * Local observers are. inclined to the belief that the foreign astronomers may have confused the stir Mira with Beta Ceti, but are going to give the heavens the "once over” tonight to make sure. Bfllcte Two Mnrs Confused. There is a possibility that some one may have confused the two stars, both unthinkable distances from the earth. Prof. Asa Hall of the Natal Observatory declared today. "While he wouid make no positive statement, he and brother astronomers at the observatory will make careful obser vations tonight, holding this theory in mind. Prof. Hal! pointed out that the star Mira is a variable star, and that her period of greatest brilliance in 1922 was on May 13. The belief here is that this period of maximum brilliance this year is ahead of time, and that the foreign astronomers may have confused Beta Ceti with Mira. At 111 Man Telgac^Rgs.... , , . i As soon as darkness descends to night Prof. Hall and other observers at the Naval Observatory will take their positions at the telescopes, sweeping the sky to find out if Beta really has assumed a brightness far beyond all past performances, or if i the bright star Is in reality their old friend Mira. JTof. Hal! was inclined to laugh to day at any belief that the brightness of the mysterious star could have much effect on the earth, one way or the other. \ PRESIDENT SIGNS BILL TO AID SHRINE CONCLAVE __ Ney Act Will Allow Use of Parks During Big Convention. President Harding today signed the act of Congress authorizing the Dis trict Commissioners and the Secre taries of War and Navy to permit those who come to Washington to attend the convention of the Mystic Shrine here next June, to use the public parks and other reservations and affording police and military as sistance. The actual signing of this paper was witnessed only by Rudolph Forster, executive clerk of the White House, hut the gold pen used by the executive in attaching his name, previously sent to him by members of the local Shrine, afterward was sent by messenger to L. P. Sleuart, poten tate of Almas Temple. Mystic Shrine, of this city, to be kept as a relic. U. S. ZEPPELIN TO FLY OVER ALPS ON TRIAL Extended Trips Planned to Demon strate Safety Before Trip Over seas Is Started. By the Associated Pres*. BERN, February 28. —The Amer ican Zeppelin now under construction at Frledrlchshafen will be the latest word In aircraft of Its kind. Trials of the huge ship will begin in May and will comprise extended flights, in cluding a trip across the Alps. The dirigible will be taken to Ber lin in June, where it will be inspected by the AmecJcan ambassador. Its transatlantic flight to America is not expected before autumn, when it Is hoped that the Zeppelin can fly at least to Chicago without a stop. court will stand adjourned In ail its branches until Friday morning.” D. C. COURTS ADJOURNED. Mark of Respect Shown to Memory of Judge Barnard. Both branches of Police Court and the Traffic Court at 12:30 today ad journed until tomorrow morning at 9:30 o’clock, as a mark of respect to the memory of Judge Job Barnard, a former member of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, who died this morning. In the United States branch. Attor ney James A. O'Shea made the mo tion for the adjournment. Judge Mc- Mahon, presiding, ordered a minute be made of record and that the court adjourn as a mark of reapect and last tribute to the memory of Judge Barnard. In the District branch, former Judge James A. Pugh made the mo tion to adjourn. Judge Hardison or dered a record made of the motion to adjourn the court. The Traffic Court was also ad journed, but without formality. * All United States whisky oases on the docket .for jury Trial* today went over by atslgnment to March 7. The regular .docket w4jl. be resumed In both courts tom~dww. THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. 0., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1923. HEARING IN LARCOMBE CASE AGAIN POSTPONED Prosecutor Says Girl Is In’ Too Serious Condition to Appear in Court. Preliminary hearing in the vase of. John S. Larcombe. jr.. of the Roydon I apartments. 1619 R street, on :i c harge I of assault was postponed today until ] March 27. The original hearing was ; set for February 15, was postponed j until today, and was set today by j Assistant District Attorney Bruce for i March 27. Mr. Bruce said he had been inform - j ed that Elizabeth Rhodes of 1466 Rhode 1 Island avenue, the girl who fell or! Jumped from a window of I.arcombe’s ! apartment the evening of January 26. ! wag in too serious a condition to ap- I pear. He eaid lie had been told Mies Rhodes may have to undergo another operation. Neither Miss Rhodes nor larcombe was represented today. Mr. Bruce said. Larcombe is charged with assault on Miss Rhodes In a warrant sworn out by the girl’s sister. RITES FOR A. T. COWELL wm BY Miff Services Conducted by Rev. Dr. Tupper Precede Interment in 1 Rock Creek Cemetery. j Simple but impressive ceremonies marked the funeral yesterday after- 1 noon of Alexander T. Cowell, libra- ■ rlan of The Star, who died suddenly Saturday night after thirty-two years of continuous service with this news- j papet*. The service*, which were held at the residence, 1131 Fairmont street northwest, were attended by rela tives, close friends and former col leagues in Journalism. High tribute to Mr. Cowell's ster ling character, technical skill, faith fulness, cheerfulness and modesty was paid by the officiating clergyman. Rev. Dr. Henry Allen Tupper. paator of tits First Baptist Church, 16th and 0 streets northwest, who pointed out how unconsciously familiar thou sands of District residents have been throughout the years with the results of Mr. Cowell’s painstaking labors, although they never knew of him personally. As head of The Star’s copy desk for many years he handled, with true perspective and unerring propriety, news from every corner of the globe, and the professional equip ment and broad culture thus gained made Invaluable hi a later services as librarian. The pallbearer*, all cf whom had been closely associated with Mr. Cow ell on Tho Star for several decades were G. A. Lyon. Charles M. Hhlnn. Guy V. Colllne, Samuel B. Milton. R. Lee Cox and R. M. Kauffmann. Placed on the coffin was a wreath from his follow employe* of The Star. The Evening Star Newspaper Company and the member! of The Evening Star Club also sent flowers. Interment was in IJock Creek cemetery. GYPSY BABYGETS GOLD AND FINE LINEN FOR FLIGHT TD WORLD BEYOND from First Page.) whimpering on Its pitiful pallet three days ago. It Is clothed In the beat of linens and a warm, while woolen sweater covers Its body. Two days ago the nurse had to borrow clothing from one of the gypsy men to keep It warm on the trip to the hospital. Dainty Flowers Cover Bier. Dainty flowers cover the casket and around the little body are gold, silver and brass trinkets. Yards of bril liantly colored silks He beside the bier, and at its feet, tucked well out of allrfit, are half a dozen bundles wrapped In more silk. What those packages contain the gypies would not disclose. Those who know the ways of the Romany say It Is food to sustain the life of the spirit until It is released from the grave. Tribal tradition. handed down through the centuries by the nomadic ancestors of the gypsies, has given It In death all of life’s necessities, the very things that would brobably have lengthened its short sojourn on this planet. _ But gypsy psychology Is a strange one and the parents of little Mary did not know their child was 1 dying for want of the things they i could have easily bought it. They their tribal life, existing in poverty, but wearing wealth around the necks and on their arms and hands. Tribal Chants at Grave. Later this afternoon the body will be taken from the undertaking rooms to the Greek Orthodox Church at Bth gnd L streets northwest. Until that hour a tribal guard will’be constantly with it. Then the last rites of the church will be administered and the cortege will move to Olenwood ceme tery. At. that point the casket will be sealed with tribal ceremonies and the gypsies will bid farewell to their tiny departed member until they meet —somewhere in space. Like the Egyptians, the gypsies be lieve death is but a long sleep and that about 3,000 years hence the spirit of Mary will awake. While they cared little for its appearance while on this earth, they would be ashamed If one. of their tribe appeared- in' the next world unless immaculately colthed. That Is why they wrapped the -Utile body la the flnest of linens and.show ered It with gifts to give Tt WBbrt in lie next life. - GERMAN PRINCE HELD BY FRENCH tContinued from First Page > seizure, of 260,000.000 marks at Kup ferdreh. Fifty per cent of the miners in the Ruhr valley are to be given a vaca tion on full pay during March and the others are to be granted April on !h<- same terms, according to Informa tion received by the French. Will Furl her C ampaign. By this means the German mine di rectors will further their campaign of obstruction to tbe Franco-Belgian occupational authorities, as it is con- | ceded that such vacations would re duce the present production of the Ruhr mines approximately one-half, or to about one-fourth of normal. There are 560.000 miners in the Ruhr. French official estimates place the reduction in the output already at from 50 to 60 per cent of normal, as the miners have been working seven hours a day. instead of eight, as formerly, and many are employed in repair work and odd Jobs around the mines instead of in the actual production of coal. According to French estimates there are from 8.000,000 to 10.000.000 tons of coal abo\c ground at the pitheads. American Orders Delayed. Plans designed to unravel the prob lem of billing delayed orders from the United Htates held up by the occupation are being worked out, but nothing yet has been definitely de cided upon. These orders amount to approximately 16.000,000. They were placed months ago and con- | sist chiefly of silks, velvets, lace, mil- ■ linery and also steel rails, pig iron j and fishplates. Most of the orders were placed f. o. i b. at tiie German port, payable at New York. So far as is known, none of them lias been shipped. According to a scheme worked out by the French It would be quite possible for American buyers to obtain goods by paying a 10 per cent export tax. which the Germans refused to pay. Donald L Breed, assistant commer cial attache of the American embassy at Berlin, is here making an investi gation of this problem. Another case of serious wire-cut ting during the night between Essen and Duisburg was reported and simi lar work by wire-cutters at Bochum and elsewhere, all showing a design to isolate the French headquarters at various points. French Combing Ruhr. The French are combing the Ruhr in a determination to rid the district of those who are practicing sabotage and of other elements they consider undesirable. In Essen alone, yester day, 157 persons were arrested and expelled into unoccupied Germany. These men were regarded as trouble makers. They were out of work and, according to Information reaching the French, were mixed up in sabot age operations. It developed that the accident near I Coblent* In which five French rail road men were injured, was a deliber ate act of sabotage, several rails hav ing been removed. PROBE BRITISH CLAIM. Money and Plates Being: Held Un der Seal Until Question Is Settled. By the Associated Pres*. COLOGNE, February 28.—An official Inquiry is proceeding here to ascer tain the legality of the British claim to part of the funds seized here last week. The money and the plates are being held under seal until the ques tion la settled between great Britain and the occupation allies. MONEY SEIZURE ABSORBS. French Have Not Released Funds for Use in Paying British Troops. By the Auoctsted Pr**». LONDON, February 28.—The seiz ure by the French at Cologne of a large sum of German money, part of which was Intended for the payment of the British troops In the occu pied area, continues to be the moat absorbing of the many difficulties which aro confronting tho British administration In the Rhineland. As far as can bo ascertained in London, the French have not yet released that part of the money seized which was for the British army and which a dispatch to the Times from Cologne places at 67,000.000 marks. The remainder of the 12,000,800,000 marks taken by the French was In tended for the payment of wages of workmen In the British zone, includ- Inc those of the big Bayfcr dye work® at JLeverkuaen, the Humboldt steel works and the extensive Brown coal mines to the west of Cologne. The money Is said to be urgently needed to meet month-end requirements. The Belchsbank IB declared to have sus pended further money shipments until the French guarantee them immunity from seizure. . „ . The daily needs in th# British zone are estimated at from eight to ten billion max»t/, and definite arrange ment for the French permitting this money to pass through their lines Is declared to be urgently necessary. One correspondent says that French circles in Duessoldorf thus far have shown no disposition to release the money seized, and that unless their atUiude is changed the situation may become extremely serious. SLATS WIFE; AWAITS POLICE BALTIMORE. Md., February 28. Nathan Lasky, twenty-nine, shot and killed his wife, Tetta, at their home, 1119 Linden avenue, today and then I awaited the arrival of police, who found him calmly seated in a chair. Mrs. Lasky was an expectant mother. The shooting followed a quarrel be tween tbs two. according to Infer*” mation obtained by the police.’ COUSIN OF PRESIDENT IS CLAIMED BY DEATH Rev. Joshua Crawford. Methodist Minister. Dies in Ohio—Pastor for 48 Years. Br th« AMOfl.ilod I’rf'ss. NEWARK, Ohio. February 28. Word was received here today of the death Monday of Rev. Joshua Craw ford. seventy-four years old, a cousin of President Harding, at Centerburg. He was born near Blooming Grove. Ohio, in 1849 and has served as a Methodist minister since he was twenty-six years-old. SHiPimSs BEGIN IN SENATE Vote 48 to 36 Against Re committal —Milk Bill Then Is Taken Up. The administration shipping bill will remain on the Senate calendar for the rest of the session, but for all practical purposes It is dead. The Senate this afternoon voted. 48 to 36, against the motion of Senator Robinson of Arkansas, democrat, to recommit the bill. As soon as the vote had been an nounced Senator Ladd of North Dakota, republican, moved to take up the so-called filled milk bill. His mo tion was adopted by a vote of 63 to 7. Senator Jones of Washington, who has conducted the long fight for the passage of the shipping bill In the Senate, admitted that the bill was dead, and said that it would not be brought again before the Senate at this session. On the cote on Senator Robinson’s motion to recommit the shipping bill, three democratic senators voted with the republicans against the motion, and seven republicans voted with the democrats In favor of recommittal. Following the vote. Senator Heflin of Alabama said that be understood that on the motion to recommit, those who had been In favor of the hill had voted against recommittal and those who were opposed to the feill voted for recommittal. Senator Oouzens of Michigan, re publican. and Senator Harrcld of Oklahoma, republican!!, both of whom voted against recommittal, denied that they were for the passage of the shipping bill. WOUNDED POLICEMAN IN SERIOUS CONDITION Takes Sudden Turn for Worse in Night and Prieat Is Summoned. In an endeavor to locate the bullet lodged In the head of Policeman Fred O. Stange. an X-ray photograph was taken early today at Emergency Hos pital, while the patient was in an extremely critical condition, it was announced today. Stange. who Is aixty years old, and who waa Injured by a bullet fired by Precnlet Detective Thomas McDon nell In ai chase after an automobile the former was occupying early Mon day morning, took a serious change for the worse last night at the hos pital. resulting In a summons for a priest to his bedside. Ha held through the night, how ever, and remained thia morning in a very serious condition. He has been suspended from the force, pend ing a hearing on a warrant charging theft of District government prop erty. Policeman Ruby Downs, who was in the machine with Strange, is also under suspension and was re leased on |SOO bond for the pre liminary hearing of a warrant for the same charge. It was charged that the men attempted to make away with a bumper off an automobile held by the polios in a prohibition case. BASE BALL BILL PASSES. Senate Approves Plan to Erect Monument. Senator Pepper's bill authorizing the erection of a monument to base ball, a gift by tha American League, was passed by the Senate today,. The bill provides that the monu ment or statue must be passed upon by the Fine Arts Commission. f mmmm ■ ■ ■ ■■■ ■ ■ ———■ i 1 ' "■ "■■■— The Whirl of the World —slows down at the close of the dav—and then comes the 5:30 EDITION OF THE STAR—putting you in touch With all that has occurred up to the last minute.* Current news financial reports sports finals. Featured also is the program an nounced for the courts on the morrow. For sale by newsboys and newsdealers throughout the city. CIA’S CONDITIONS BORDERONGHAOS Impoverished Treasury, Troublesome Tu-chuns and Bandits Held Responsible. BV I'REDKHIC WILLIAM WILE. Although China's new “Magna Ciiarta’’ was signed, sealed and de livered at the Washington conference only a year ago. conditions in that country are about the most chaotic and desperate in its distressful his tory. The central government at Pek ing is a government In name only. Its treasury is impoverished. Its author ity hardly extends beyond the great wall. In province after province in dependent power is wielded by mili taristic Su-chuns, with well equipped armies of their own, who are mon arch* of ail they survey and snap their fingers defiantly at Peking's wishes or commands. The autocrat of Mukden. Chango-Tso-Lin. rules the three eastern provinces of Manehuria with an iron hand. The vast depend ency of Mongolia refuses to recognise the sovereignty of the Peking regime Tihet is similarly rebellious. In the south the Canton government re mains at the helm, while the province of Fukien is in the hairds of Chinese, who decline allegiance to the Peking aulhorit ies. External Trouble Looms. In the midst of these domestic turmoils. China is faced by external difficulties. The soviet Russian gov ernment is in conference with Peking on the subject of the Chinese Eastern railway and seeks to recover the old czarist rights in that property.,'|Lus sia ulso ilenfatuls the independence or autonomy of Mongolia. Next month Japan's lease <Jf Port Arthur and Dairen, carrying with iV virtual control of the province of Kwan-Tung. expires, uiiless China recognizes the validity of the notori ous twenty-one demands. Under the [demands China, in 1915. sullenly agreed to a prolongation of the I former Pussian lease until 1997. Japan [stands stubbornly on this extension and scorns the action of the Chinese I senate on January t'O in declaring the lease abrogated. The old expiration date is March 2fi. There is consider able tension at both Peking and Tokio ■ over the Kwan-Tung. Constitution I.acking. j Meantime, China's troubles in every ! direction are Innumerable. The re- I public has entered upon its eleventh year and is still without a permanent constitution. Chinese statesmen are fond of recalling that although the United States of America declared its independence In 1776, It had no effective Constitution until thirteen years later. Owing to lack of con stitutional security, the legal status of every member of the Peking gov ernment is open to question. It has had eight different foreign ministers during the past year. Next to France and Russia, China today is probably the most highly militarized country in the world. There are said to be a million and a half troops under arms, controlled by rival tu-chuns or provincial war I lords. The central authorities at i Peking discuss and from time to time order disbandment of those forces, but are helpless to carry it out. Interest and principal owing by China fr foreign loans, as well as for domestic borrowings, long have been in arrears. No funds are in sight to meet them. The credit of the govern ment abroad le. therefore, destroyed, while hostile Influences continue to prevent official recognition of the new international banking consor tium. Troubles Are Many. Even the schools are disorganized because of the disappearance of oper. attng funds. Students have gone on strike and aggravated the general unrest. Like the schools, nearly every department of the government ie suf- I feting because of stoppage of salaries and other current expenses. The cen tral authorities claim their money troubles are due mainly to the hold ing up by grafters In the provinces of revenues rightfully belonging to the national treasury. Increasing ban ditry in the outlying provinces, labor lawlessness and recurrence of famine are some of the government's minor troubles. All of these facta are known to our ptate Department and are the cause of mingled anxiety and Indignation. The reoent declaration of Secretary Hughes about China’s failure to give satisfaction for the murder of Charles Coltman, an American, by Chinese soldiers, and Minister Schurman's Washington's birthday speech in Peking are indications of the United States’ growing annoyance over con dition* in China. Mr. Hughes recog nizes the terrific difficulties under which China is laboring, but there Is a feeling at Washington that greed, partisanship and Inertia are being permitted to affect the situation in a wholly Indefensible manner. (Copyright, 1929.) Armed Uprising in Ruhr Forecast; French Prepare More trouble in the Ruhr section was forecast today by the French embassy here, which announced thrl it had “reliable Information" indicating an anti-French move ment calculated to culminate In "an armed uprising.'’ In a statement the embassy de clared that the German govern ment was "known to be backing" the enterprise It was said that volunteers were coming Into the Ruhr to assist In the "uprising” and that the French were prepared to adopt rigorous measures as a result. HUNT FOR LOST PLANE GIVEN UP BY FLYERS | Aviators Overdue From Nassau to 1 Florida May Have Been Rescued by Schooner. By the Associated Pre«». MIAMI, Fla., February 28.—Further search of the sea for the airplane overdue at Stuart from a trip to Nas sau was abandoned by local planes here today, the belief of the airmen here being that the missing airplane was forced to land at some small Is- j land. Others think the crew may have been picked up by some small scloon er and taken to some other port. Harry Rogers, pilot, on his person ally owned seaplane, flew for ten hours yesterday, searching for the missing ship, covering much of the territory between Stuart and the Ba hama group. Aboard the plane when it left Stuart were Delos Thomas of Roanoke. Va , and Capt. Theodore Tibbs, according to Information available. Thomas’ father, before death, was an official of the Norfolk and Western railroad, with headquarters at Roanoke, Va. His sister married Carter Glass, jr.. son of the senator from Virginia, Thomas formerly was In the Navy. WADSWORTH TO CALL UPOH POINCARE TODAY Assistant Secretary of Treasury Will Meet Other French Officials at Dinner. By the A««oei»led True. PARIS. February 28.—Premier Poin care will receive Eliot Wadsworth, assistant secretary of the United States Treasury, this afternoon. Mr. Wadsworth will meet representatives of the government at a dinner tonight at Ambassador Herrick’s residence. Mr. Wadsworth is to represent the United States on the interallied board which will adjust claims against Ger many for the cost of the armies of occupation. • MAIL BOX EDICT RULES TOMORROW (Continued from First Page.) i by calling for it at the postal station j designated on the notice to he given j by the carrier on the first delivery o( i the day. Will Protect Mail. Steps will be taken by the post office to see that the right claimants get the mail, when called for at the city post office or designated branch office. Some personal identification, such as a letter received in the past, j will be necessary, although the post j office does not intend to make this j identification as strict as Is needed I in cashing money orders. Requests of householders to have ! carriers "just throw my mail in the ' vestibule" are not being granted by 1 the city post office. The office is not I able to comply with this request, j owing to it being n risky method of i delivering mail, and In response to j each such request has notified the i home that the mail box. or door slot, i as required by the Post Office Dcpart- I* inent, must be installed. PARALYTIC STROKE FATAL. , Speelsl Dispatch to The Star, j CULPEPER. Va,. February 28. — (Roslynn C. Vass. retired merchant, j died'at h.ls home here last night after an Illness of a few hours following a I stroke of paralysis. He was senior warden at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. His wife, who was Miss Ada Harper, sister of Col. Robert N. Har per of Washington, D. C.. and two daughters. Mrs. Laurence S. Ricketts of Orange, and Mrs. Mercer Nalle of (Culpeper, survive. TOMORROW | You will be pleasantly surprised. These new releases include such snappy numbers as—When You and I Were Young, Maggie, Blues, with Come On ,4 Home by the Virginians—Carolina in the Morning by American Quartet, with Billy Murray and Ed. Smalle’s Toot* Toot, Tootsie Good-Bye—and Several New Vocal numbers bv such famous artists as Merle Alcock, Sir Harry' Lauder—and Instrumental numbers by Rachmaninoff and Stokowski. Open Evenings Until 10_ P.M. , I I SPECIAL.'! AN APRIL VICTOR 1 [ RECORD On Sale Here Tomorrow —the local demand for these two numbers HAVE CAUSED THIS SPECIAL RELEASE. AGGRAVATIN’PAPA , } few* ,1 by the Virginians ...I / \^g% J AUNT HAOARS BLUES ( #Ut Jj by the Virginians..,.. * jj-j H , Northeast Brand*, 900 H St. N.E. || | REFUSESTOHAVE SEKATORARRESTED Man Assailed by Caraway May Seek Redress in Civil Action. MEN'S STORIES DIFFER Incident on Street Car, Leading to Assault, Related by Roth Parties. HARRY A. WALLER STEIN. Photographed today with marks uC encounter with Senator Caraway • bowing on fala face. , Harry A. Wallerstein of 1345 Biil more street northwest today for mally declined to enter criminal charges against Senator Thaddeus 11 Caraway of Arkansas, who yesterday administered a severe beating to the young war veteran after the a r c alleged to have had an argument on a Mount Pleasant street car. Mr Wallerstein. although declaring trr senator’s attack was unwarranted and brutal, indicated that he would seek redress through civil action. Detective Wilson went from the first precinct to see Mr. Wallerstein this morning. The young man was still in bed, suffering from the effects of his beating. Wilson declared him self ready to arrest Senator Caraway immediately if Wallerstein would consent to prosecute him on criminal charges of assault and battery. Tin young man’s wife, however, brought word that her husband would take no stxch action for the present, any how. Stories at Variance. The story- of the encounter between I 1 Wallerstein and Mr. Caraway, as re peated for the beaten man by his tyife, sharply contradicts that one . credited to the senator y«#terdu<*. Tin | victim declared be never told Senator Caram-ay to “shut up," and denied he had shoved that officials hat down over his eyes. Both were passengers on a crowded car. bound toward the Capitol. Mrs. Wallerstein quoted her husband as saying. When the car gave a lurch. Waller stein, she said, was thrown against the senator, who was seated and com plained gruffly. " ’No use being a grouch.* ’’ Wallerstein is quoted as saying; “T did not mean to bump you.’ ” In reply Senator Caraway is reported to have demanded the name of the young man. threatening to have him discharged from his posi tion A moment later Wallerstein left the car, followed by Mr. Caraway. Host Senator Played "Talon." The account of how Senator Cara way played a tatoo with his um brella on the head and face of Wal lerstein. punched him with his fist' and rolled him In some flower pots was substantially the same. Wallerstein. however, was quoted as denying he struck the first blow, and said the senator continued heat ing him even after he had been felled and could not possibly have defended himself. The senator disappeared toward the Treasury when he finally stopped pummeling his victim, U is stated. Wallerstein has not been strong since he suffered two attacks of in fluents, which occurred while he was in the Army during the war, Mrs. Wallerstein said.