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HERRIOT HELD SURE TO FORM CABINET Will Accept Leadership Even Without Socialist Help, Events Indicate. BRIAHD MAY GET POST Ho Immediate Change Contem plated in Ruhr. BY PAUL SCOTT MOWRKH. Bx Radio to The Star and Chicago Daily News. Copyright, 1024. PARIS, May 19. —The political un certainty which marked the end of last week has suddenly disappeared and there is every reason to believe (hat Edouard ILerriot, the radical leader, will form the new govern ment, even without the participation of the socialists. M. Xlorriot probably will keep for himself the portfolio of foreign affairs and will have the following Radicals and Hepublicalns ties Gaudies among his ministers: Paul Painlove, minister of national defense: either Demonizie or Pietri, minister of finance, and Daladier, Myer, Violotte, Rameil, Marting, Bei’ard, Simon, Paisant and Albert. IlrUuul May Decline. Some portfolio may be offered Aris tide Briand. but it is doubtful whether he will accept. The Social ists, though refusing to participate in the government, will support the government, thereby insuring a ma jority. M. Millerand will almost cer tainly be forced to resign the presi dency of the republic and Doumergue or Painleve will be elected in his place. The policies of the new government, which at best can be realized only in part, wilj be roughly as follows: 1. There will be no change in the Ruhr until there is a general settlement on the basis of the experts' report. 2. An attempt will be made to reach h solution of the interallied war debt problem by compensating the debts with C bonds. HOI Reduce Army. S. French military service to be re duced to 18 months, thus cutting the army to half, but only after an inter mediate transitic period of a year or two. 4. A general political amnesty per mitting re-entry into active politics of the great radical leader, Joseph Cail laux. 5. The Vatican embassy to be abol ished, thus breaking off official relations with the holy see. 8. Recent decrees making Batin com pulsory in secondary education to be abolished. 7. A return to the electoral system ,-alled “Scrutin d'arondisement" — that is to say. a simple majority sys tem. with balloting for candidates who. on the first vote fail to receive an absolute majority. To Reduce Officials. 8. Administrative reform, combin ing reduction of the number of state officials with increases of salaries. •. Severe measures against fiscal evasion, including an attempt to en list the help of the league of nations t* prevent countries like Switzerland and Holland from sheltering and pro tecting the maneuvers of tax dodgers. 10. A new social insurance law. 11. Recent economy decrees to be abolished, and all state monopolies maintained. 12. Some unpopular Indirect taxes will he suppressed and also the busi ness turnover tax. but not for the present the recent 20 per cent general tax increase. There is also talk of a capital levy, but not of farm property. i FLYER DROPS INTO SEA. Ballobn Gets Out of Control; Oc cupant Swims Ashore. LONDON, May 19.—A French bal loon with two occupants, which as cended at Paris Saturday evening, was blown across the English Chan nel, caught in a thunderstorm Sun day afternoon over the Isle of Wight and got out of control, flying very low over the Hampshire coast. One of the balloonists. M. Boitard. jumped or fell into the sea over Milford. He divested himself of his clothes in the water and swam ashore, a distance ~f about half a miie. He was greatly exhausted and was taken to a hos pital. The balloon reascended and drifted another twenty-five miles inland, landing at Broughton, Hampshire. The other occupant was not injured. Seven Hurt at Auto Race. LAFAYETTE. Ind., May 19.—Seven persons were injured, one seriously, during a dirt track automobile race her© yesterday. E. G. Boyer, sixty five, a spectator, was probably fatally hurt when a race car crashed through a fence and struck him. The others were injured when three race cars were in collision. The race, which was for fifty miles, was won by Roland Clay of South Bend, Ind. Don’t Wait Until Hot Weather, Have Awnings Made Now! It meins savin* and yen will be ready for the hot days. Paperhanging and painting. ( barges very reasonable. CORNELL WALL PAPER CO. 714 13th St. JV.W. Main 5373-5374 UNDER UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION Specialized Service to Army, Nayy and Cmfian Depositors Mistrial Loans, decking Accounts 4% Savings Accouts T i Bcai SiMtaSPJL THE DEPARTMENTAL BANK CM Penasytvama Awe. N.W. ! Geans woodwork for repainting. Cleans & softens brushes. For all mean cleaning jobs. A MIC PACKACI FOR A LITTLE MONEY AT ANY FAINT STORE ' ■■ i i a——^ GERMAN MINERS SPURN ARBITRATION PROPOSAL Plan for Strike Settlement Failed to Meet Miner*’ Demand for Overtime. By the Associated Preae. BOCHUM, Germany, May 19—The four miners’ unions have voted to reject the arbitration proposals re cently made in Berlin as a means for settling the dispute between the min ers and the mine owners. Tho rejec tion was voted because the proposals failed to accord the workers pay for overtime. The min© operators will confer today on the situation. The belief is that they will favor the arbitration proposals, which were rendered through the mediation of Minister of Brauns, and that the lockout will continue. While the miners agreed to accept the covering schedule regulating wages they are holding out for recognition of their demands for overtime. They assort that they are willing to work in order to enable Germany to carry out the obligations imposed by the "Mioum” accord and accuse the operators of arbitrarily preventing them from working. The miners’ unions warn members against yielding to communistic propaganda, which is declared to lie attempting to incite lawlessness throughout the Ruhr basin. CHURCH SCORES DRY LAW Dutch Reformed Synod Calls Wine “Gift of God." CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 19. —Prohibition is condemned as a wrong method for combating drunk enness by the Synod of the Dutch He formed Church of South Africa, which holds that “wine is a gift of God which no one should desecrate.” The synod says: “The Scriptures allow the individual to abstain, as is seen In the case of the Rechabltes and Rom ans xiv and Ist Corinthians, vlil, but never mention prohibition as we now see it.’’ In so far as local option alms at prohibition, the synod Is against it, but declares that it does not fall within the scope of an ecclesiastical meeting to give any further opinion on a measure of a political charac ter. Prof. Kuyper, who attended the meeting as a delegate of the Reform ed Church of the Netherlands, main tained that the prohibition movement originated with the heathen, and that such sects as the Gnostics were pro nounced prohibitionists. EXHIBITS NEW TYPE RADIO Hammond's Device Permits Broad casters to Charge Fee. ROME, May 19.—John Hays Ham mond, jr„ the American inventor, left here for London yesterday to demon strate to the British admiralty his latest device in radio transmission. He has entered into a contract with the Italian government for a number of transmitting and receiving sets on a now system, to be constructed in the Pnited States. This system permits of secrecy in radio transmission, and enables each station to send more than one mes sage simultaneously on the same wave length. It would permit broad casting stations to charge a fee for listening-in on their programs. VVVVVVVV^AN^ We’re Installing Electro) E —Automatic fc —Oil Heaters —in many local homes, and believe investigation will at Tonce convince you that The ELECTROL is the cheapest Rand best heater for your home. rrilß ELECTROL bum* 7e fuel oil: Requires no attention; Is fnlly «ntr>- O malic and praetically noiseless; Has Eleo, Spark ignition, saving expense of gas pilot. LfAny type of beater can be “Blee troliaed.” Sole Distributors for D. C. and Vicinity (t*T Plumbing equipment and repairing Dir*PC Engineering Co. DIUUiJ 1310 14th St. HEATING ENGINEERS VWN**A>**WVW Let your new shoes he Shoes of\iortk Fine shoes wear longer, hold their shape a smarter appearance than shoes less carefully made. They are economical because you buy less pairs. “Nettleton’s” are the finest shoes made for men; the new styles are all here for your inspection. We illus trate a “Nettleton” model—made on a square toe French last of tan Russia calf at $lB. Os black Russia calf at $12.50. Other models in men’s shoes, $8 to $13.50. Rich's Proper footwear FStreet at Tenth Exclusive D. C. agents for "TTettteton 9 shoes for men THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON, I). C„ MONDAY. MAY 19, 1924. CITY OFFICIALS BACK ESTIMATES IN BILL Argue Before House Committee for Appropriations Amounting to $390,423.83. $41,050.62 ITEM INCLUDED Architect Harris Questioned on $25,000 School Repair Proposal. Arguments in justification of ap propriations totaling $390,423.82 for deficiency and supplemental estimates for District government activities were presented to the House appro priations committee today by the District Commissioners and other District officials. Among those who testified were: Commissioners Rudolph and Oyster, Maj. Daniel .T. Donovan, District auditor; George Watson, chief en* gineer of the fire department; Inspec tor Albert J. Headley, in charge of the traffic bureau: Mrs O. L. VeerhofT, District board of trustees, National Training School for Girls; officials of the board of children’s guardians, and others in charge of work on which the appropriations had been depleted. The supplemental and deficiency ■ items include $41,050.62 for the Dis trict Supreme Court. Question Architect Harris. Municipal Architect Harris was questioned by the committee particu larly regarding an item of $25,000 for repairs and improvements to school buildings and grounds, and regarding an item of $8,400 for repairs to Gar field Memorial Hospital, on the build ing used for contagious disease wards. Dr. May discussed with the commit tee the need for appropriations total ing more than f7,UWi for the Eastern Dispensary and Casualty Hospital covering the years 1922 and 1923. Mrs. VeerhofT explained the situa tion regarding the National Training Sc hool for Girls, in regard to which a new legislative provision is asked as well as an appropriation of $3,000. She explained that this amount is required for the purfxtSe of installing electric wiring in the building located on the silt© recently purchased as a school home for white girl a She emphasized that this work is neces sary and that the opening of the . school will be delayed unless funds are made available. There is no other appropriation available for this pur pose, she said. Seeks Legal Authority. She asked legislative authority for the accounting officer of tho District to pay from the balance remaining of the appropriation of $5,000 provided in the appropriation act of 1917 for condemnation of additional land in order that several hills amounting to $4,530 charged against this account may be written off the books as le gally paid. 5 CATHEDRAL & KLINGLE E | MANSIONS 5 Connected by S 3000 CONNECTICUT AVE. 1 : s | - = \ Now Renting ’• : i 5 * The finest apartments on jj I S fashionable Connecticut J 8 Avenue Boulevard. I ■ ■ 3 Adjacent to the me an hi- ■ [ S cent Ward man Park Hotel S - 8 and the “Minion Dollar * ■ Bridge." * ■ ■ “ u One Room with Bath to S * 8 Five Rooms with Two Baths T ■ —all outside rooms—large • S closets—moderate rentals. ’ i s ’ S Open tax Inspection Until 9 PJ*. ■ IWARDMANi 5 1430 K SI, M. 3030 ; 1 SunnnEmniifnanßiiiiiinmK U. S. AIRMEN MAKE 500-MILE JUMP IN 7 HOURS, DEFYING FOG (Continued from First Page.) a determined effort to fly every day until they reach Kasumigaura. They believe the Americans may roach that point, which is a sched uled stop, by Wednesday afternoon. Indications are that there will be at least one more fair day in the bleak region north of Japan proper. If so. the flyers probably could reach Ao mori, on the northern end of Hondo Island, the main island of Japan, to morrow. They then would be within striking distance of the aviation base. SMITH LAUDS PLANS. Commander Calls Advance Ar rangements Excellent. By tho Associated Press. BREMERTON, Wash., May 19.—Offi cial messages from Lieut. Lowell H. Smith, in command of the Army air plane squadron on a world-encircling trip, tell of the cordial reception given to the flyers by the Japanese at Para mash iru Island, and commend tho ac curacy of the weather forecasts by which their movements since leaving Unalaska have been guided. By radio message, dated May IS, from the United Stat* s destroyer Ford at Paramashiru. Lieut. Smith reported “Excellent advance arrange ments seem to have been made in this division. Here we are met by Ford and they are taking care of us in fin© shape. Two Japanese destroyers have extended every conceivable courtesy, and are also going to assist right through Japan. Heavy winds, snow, fog, etc., causing delays. Con tinuation may ho possible Monday.” In another message from the same place, also dated May 18, Lieut. Smitn reported: “A great deal of our success so far due to Maj. Blair's ac Substantial reductions have been made in round trip rail road Lares to Glacier Park, Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Lake Chelan, Rainier and Crater Lake National Parks, Alaska and California. Free trip to Vancouver, B, C and return if you wish from Seattle. . 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Call, phone or I *4 e Aft Monthly write for your copy. No oblifatloc. j S4D.UU payments. Ask far Frss Book sI Plans Nos 171 A. 704*DmUt 1 SU I^ N. *W. Saturday, *4% P. M. curacy In forecasting weather. Not a single possible flying day lost since leaving Unalaska.” GREETINGS ABE SENT. Weeks and Patrick Congratulate Army Airmen on Feat, Cablegrams to the members of the Army round-the-world flight squad ron, signed by Secretary Weeks an-1 Maj. Gen. Patrick, congratulating them on the successful crossing from Alaska to Japan, were made public today at the War Department. Sec retary Weeks’ message said: "Congratulations. Yours Is the honor of being the first to cross the Pacific by air. Through its Army and Navy, our country has the honor by having led in the crossing of both great oceans. The Army has every faith In your ability to add the cir cumnavigation of tho globe to its achievements.” Gen. Patrick, the Army air service chief, cabled; "My hearty congratulations and praise on your successful crossing of the Pacific ocean by' air for the first time in history. Your flight to Japan was epoch-making and second only in importance to the completion of the entire flight. Send details of flight as soon as possible. I am proud of your performance and confident 4>f your ability, to complete success fully the circumnavigation of the world by air.” Doisey Reaches Canton. HONGKONG, May 19.—Capt. Pel litier Doisy, French airman, flying from Paris to Tokio, arrived at Can ton yesterday afternoon, says a mes sage received here. Frenchman to Study French. PARIS, May 19.—Unable to speak French fluently enough to take the floor in the chamber, to which he was elected last week, M. Hueber, com munist deputy from Alsace, today announced his intention of taking a thorough course in the language. He has spoken German since boyhood. PUN PRIZE AWARD TO ORATORY WINNER (Continued from First Page.) Columbia back of her. she surely -will win the national contest." Will U« Aid to Teachers. Mr. Jones declared that the orations have aroused interest—interest not only In the national contest but In the Constitution. “I believe the teachers In civics next year will And the students in their classes more interested in our fundamental law,” he said. “The ora tions have been such as to create among the students a profound love and admiration for the Constitution.” Scores of calls were received today at the local offices of the contest, Room 440, The Evening Star building, asking as to seat reservations for the final national oratorical meet the night as June « at Memorial Continental Hall. Applications for the 1,600 seats are pouring in. Final arrangements for the mee,t have yet to be made, and full announcement will be made in the columns of The Star. National Director Coming. Randolph national director of the contest, is expected to arrive here tomorrow from New York- He will bo in charge of the final arrange ments and will ocmplete the plans for the reception of the six out-of town orators, who, according to ten tative plans, will arrive here about June 4 or 5. Incomplete plans call for a recep tion to the orators, in which Miss Newbum, winner of The Star’s zone of the national contest, will take part. The President is to receive the seven winners at the White House, prior to their appearance together on the platform of the Memorial Continental Hall, scene of famous international conferences on the limitation of armament. Both grand prize winner and alter nate were the receipient today at their respective schools of congratu lations from teachers and associates. 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In the national contest the local representative will find herself with but one gitrl companion upon the. plat form, Eleanor Huber of Louis ville, Ky„ winner in the zone which centered ait Chicago. The other five winners are boys. PROPERTY WANTED DO YOU WANT TO SELL? I IF FIEASONABLY PRICED WE HAVE THE CUSTOMER Especially for small homes in the NORTHEAST and SOUTHEAST. Fur nish us with location, price and terms and we will show you results. Wm. H. Saunders Co., Inc. Realtors 1433 KSL N.W. Phones Main 1015-1016-1017 2 DIE IN AUTO CRASH. Two Others Injured When Car Strikes Heavy Truck. new ORLEANS, May 19. —Russell E. Moss, twenty-four years old, and Miss May Williams were killed yes terday when the automobile in which they were passengers crashed into a r:i nning at a high rate of speed. Both were thrown from the car, Miss Williams’ neck being broken and Moss’ skull crushed Two other occupants of the car were in jured.