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Till; EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C!., TUESDAY, APRIL, 22. 1024.
> M'ADOO PROMISES TO CLEAN OUT GRAFT £ays if Elected He Will Put Cor rupt Officials in Capital Into Jails. SCORES PARTY IN POWER Aeks for Instructed Delegation From California. p' !he Assouan,! Press. SAN FRANCISCO. t'AL., April 22. Promising that if he were elected President he would "drive all the cr.-uters and corruptionists out of Washington and into the jails of the l ni ted States," William G. McAdoo, in an address here last night, asked support for a delegation to the Hem - * ratio national convention pledged to seek his nomination. In addition to discussing the "oil scandal." which he said, was "exclu sively Republican. ’’ Mr. McAdoo criti cized the Veterans’ Bureau and "the prohibition enforcement scandals,” • barging that they "permeate the government at Washington, which must be cleaned out.” He denounced the Fordney-McCum * her tariff bill and said that if he were elected President he would seek en actment of a "sound and just tariff measure.” * He also opposed the Mellon lax bill and the Kseh-Oummins law, which, he said, injured the farmers by creat ing “excessive freight rates.” The tanner*, he asserted, can get no re lief from the Republican party "be cause it has no cohesive policy at x Washington.” GIRL REPORTED MISSING. Parents of Roberta Belle Downs Appeal to Authorities. Miss Roberta Belle Downs, fourteen years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Downs. 24 4 Maple avenue, Tako jua Park, is reported missing from * Lome. She left'home April 12 to at tend a moving picture performance in Takoraa and failed to return. Her parents have appealed to the Maryland authorities and the local police to assist in a seach for her. Her mother said she had only money enough to pay the price of admission to the theater when she left home. t Widow Sues for $lO,OOO. Sadie Warren, as administratrix of the estate of George Warren, yester day sued Jarrett G. Huddleston, trading as M. Huddleston & ''o., to recover $lO,OOO damages. Warren was employed at the building for the All Souls' Church, at 16th and Harvard streets northwest, June 22 last, and lost his life by the breaking k of a rope. He leaves a wife and two minor children. Attorneys Bruce L. Casteell and Thomas O. King appear * for the plaintiff. Star Want Ads are for aggressive people. Be a live wire and get in touch with other live wires—that's the way to succeed. | I, 16 n 7 w. 33E*(Lunnti#aiK&Gc I, I ™. | j I I Sensational After-Easter Sale! J f IleurS&iMityieM&! I Job Including Reproductions |Bf A Creations Imported for Their * ll Don’t hit yourself in the pocketbook! II P i • 1O ■ 1 Jll V 1 |// ll You can buy a water heater down to most jli ** XCoptlOO2t* jj g any price—but its service will be as low ■ 1 Priced for Tim Sale! , .... I i g wonderful, as you can see from .the homM of today B if you can, buying dresses of Hat 1 ns mn r* P-O /•'r!: ;!; crepe, crepe satin, roshanara, silk faille, satin ■■|| | RUDD MANUFAC 1 UIuNG CO. ISi / :•=••:lcanton and crepe romaine at $19.95 —then see p 733 13th St. N.W. ' i B these dresses and you will agree with us that this Jfu pBUB !g Phone Main 6985 * 5 aiue-giving Sale of the Season.” K [ut J\ 11 See Us, Your Plumber, or Wash. Gas Light Co. ,j| K 1L Sizes 16 to 44 Misses and Women V_ !f | ~ Payment falStaltS a RuUd J a- o • RITES FOR W. S. McGINNIS.! ! Employe in House Sergeant-of ! Arms Office Was 70 Years Old. I The funeral of William S. McGinnis, ■ ■i- n employe in the office of the, ser geant of arms in the House, will take j place from Zurhorst undertaking par lors at 5 o'clock this afternoon. The ! body will be taken to Cleveland, and ! will be buried in Lakeview cemetery. ! Mr. McGinnis, who was seventy ’ I years old, died Saturday at Provi j deuce Hospital from double pneu | monia. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. 1 I Robert J. Mitchell of Baltimore, and a grandson, Robert Mitchell. For thirty years he was assistant i superintendent of the mails. He was j sergeant at arms of the congressional | committee and haa acted as scout of : Republican committees for the last I | thirty years. MELLON IS HELD UP l! AS REAL G.O.P. CHIEF ! I Senator Johnson Sees Demand to End Inquiries Imperative When Treasury Head Is- Hit. . i | Special Dispatch to The Star, j A OT_ NGSTOWN, Ohio, April 22. Dp - • daring that “it is nonsense to have the shadow before the substance." Sen ator Hiram W. Johnson, in opening [ his fight for Ohio’s delegation to the ■ Republican national convention here last night, said that Andrew W. Mel . lon. Secretary of the Treasury, should be the candidate for the presidency, backed by the forces now in power. He voiced disapproval of the speech I of Senator George Wharton Pepper of | Pensylvania. which placed blame for | conditions in Washington on Presi- I dent Harding, and demanded that j | Secretaries Hughes and Hoover, whom jhe termed "apologists" for the ad j ministration, be held to their share of the responsibility. 1 ' “You can fire a Denby or break a Daugherty, but when you touch Mel lon you touch the supersensitive nerve of Ttig business and high 1 finance and the very government it self trembles.” he said. , "In Ohio a singular situation is pre sented," he continued. "Mr Coolidge and those about him say former At “ tornev -General Harry M. Daugherty I is unfit to associate with, but that • | his virtues are so many that he can ' i lead the Coolidge ticket for dele i I gate-at-large in this state.” . ALUMNI WILL MEET. Members of “Big- Ten” Universities | Invited to Attend. [ The University of Illinois Alumni I will meet at 1734 N' street northwest ' tonight at S o'clock. A program of music and entertainment has been ' planned. ; Members of the big ten Midwestern Conference have been invited to at tend. These include the alumni of the following universities, besides ! those of tlio University of Illinois: i Michig-an, Wisconsin. Ohio, Indiana, > lowa. Purdue. Chicago. Minnesota and Northwestern. j M’CRAY OFFERED BAD NOTES, SAY BANKERS Some Firms Indorsing Paper of In diana Governor Did Not Exist, Is Testimony. B.r thp A.ss<vi*ted Press. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. April 22.—The testimony regarding alleged methods P'iew Car for Few Dollars T"NO it right in your own VJ garage —with a can of du Pont Auto Finish. It flows on smooth as cream, and the brush marks disap pear like magic. The next day you drive out a new car. Made by du Pont —and they make the finish for nearly a million new cars each year. We’ve never seen anything Black, $1.65 qt. Enough for average touring car. HUGH REILLY CO 1334 New York Ave. OTHER CITY AND SUBURBAN DEALERS . Calvert Hardware Co.. J. Minovich. 2501 Champlain St. N.W. 615 7th St. S.W. r . Chevy Cha.se Co Monarch Hardware it Accessoiy 1 ITCl’i ■ WKS 5630 Conn Ave. N.W. Co.. lgol Lst N.W. IfflHnL Coblentz Pharmacy , _ „ 1542 North Capitol St. v . _ I §1 fl A 11. F. Dismer, jSC9 12th St. h.E. ■ I 111 l^kl^W^V^DH| 3124 14th St. N.W. John F. Meenehan f ||| | ■■■ ■ BUB ■ Geo. A. Emmons. 2010 14th St. N.W. 1 Ufl I U| I 1 207 Penua. Ave. S.E. Service Hardware Co.. V*|J 111 V/ A. Finch, **26 14th St. N.4*. I 2416 18th St. N.W A F. Thomsen, Clarendon. Va. IK£. Abe Greenblatt. „ ' |KAINTSand VAKNTSHLD^M 44th and Hunt Place N.E. ... St. N.W. I'. A. Harold. University Hardware. Wilson Lane and River Road. 3304 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. We guarantee greatest value in Id^o H p a e r nna a ' e Av C e°. ' S .E. C ° ’ can of DU I*>NT paints, var- Sam Mondeison. F. L. Watkin*. rushes, enamels and stains. 1100 King ‘av, Alexandria. Va. Seat Pleasant. D C.* i ' ■ ■ ■ "' "'■■■■■ *" ' '._. 1 ■■■■--. _ ■■■ ■■BMmamnßnnMMßßiMHnimmßaßßHi * employed by Governor McCray in dis counting notes endorsed by him was continued by government witnesses to ' day at the trial of the executive in • federal court here on charges of using the mails in furtherance of a scheme to defraud. Seven witnesses, six of whom are ■ bankers, were examined at yesterday's hearing, the first day of the trial. They testified McCray solicited their banks to take up notes signed by individuals and firms which bore his endorsement, and that he claimed to have investigated the makers of the notes and represented them as having ; ample means to meet the notes when ; due. - V The government is attempting to prove the governor offered the banks spurious paper, and that many of the firms whose notes he discounted did i not exist. Mrs. Clara Lee Expires. Mrs. Clara Lee, sixty-eight years old, who for twenty-six years had cooked for Mr. and Mrs. George E. Hamilton of Bethesda, Md., died at. her home, 1030 Lamont street yester day. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Mrs. Lee was bom in Maryland. o K ~ ,l """ ■■ ll " - -- - - Order Raisin Bread tomorrow Get it at its best tomorrow—fresh from my special Wednesday baking. Each loaf generously filled with plump and flavory Sun-Maid Raisins. A rare, fruity ifopr goodness all your family will enjoy! TfgjfeiSß! Rolls, too, and cookies, coffee cakes and “snails, ” raisin pie and many other tempting Sun-Maid raisin Sun-Maid Raisin Pie-order it foods are baked “Special for Wednesday” by bakers 01 Teitauranlt tomorrow every week —everywhere. Delight your family with these finer raisin foods tomorrow. Serve them every Wednesday as a reg- A- a->s ular custom in your home. And you’ll find Raisin Toast a treat for Thursday’s breakfast! 'w /I Endorsed by bakers everywhere, *■ \ W including the Retail Bakers’ As- I _ y 1 sociation of America and the . I American Bakers’ Association ‘l Raisin Bread Special on Wednesdays 19