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i TO G. I). FACULTY \ Noted Jesuit Diplomat Comes Back as Head of Foreign Service School. i FATHER NEVILS TO LEAVE thanges in Positions at George town Institution Announced in Letter From Provincial. ‘ Changes in the faculty of George town University were made known )pday in a communication from the Hev. Isiurence J. Kelly, S. J.. pro vincial of the Maryland-New York Province of the Society of Jesus, to the Rev. John B. Creeden. S. J.. pres ident of the university. : Most important is the announce ment that the Rev. hid mu ml A. Walsh, S. J., formerly director ot the Papal Relief Mission in Russia and j Germany, returns to the university permanently next October as regent I of the School of Foreign Service. | Rev. W. Coleman Nevils, S. J.. vice | president of the university and the j present regent of the School ot For- | eign Service, it was announced, is j transferred to the Jesuit Seminary at Stockbridge, Mass., where he will till the chair of literature. Both Father Walsh and Father Nevils are among the best known Jesuit educators in the United States and are widely known in Washington. It was learned that Father Nevils requested a transfer, being desirous to resume teaching after a number of years of executive duties. Founder to Helurn. Father Walsh was in.-%rumental in founding the School oi Foreign Service and was its first regent, serv ing in that capacity until his ap pointment by tlie 1 ope as director of tile i apal Relief Mission. He left the Foreign Service School about three years ago to join the American Relief Mission in Russia, serving under Col. Haskeil. Before his de parture from Russia he was instru mental in obtaining the release of the Catholic bishops .mprisoued by the Soviet authorities. Announcement also was made that Dr. William I'. Cressou of Gienuale. .vlass., had been appointed profes sor of diplomatic history of Europe at the Foreign Service School to suc ceed the late Baron Serge Korff, who died last Winter. Dr. Cressou is an Episcopalian. one of the leading authors and diplomatists in the coun try. and lias been honored for his sci vices by several foreign countries. In the diplomatic service he served as secretary of the American legations at l-omloii, Bisbon. Lima. Petrograd and Quito, retiring from the service in 1917. He was appointed a diplo matic secretary, representing the United States at the conference on limitation of armaments at Wash ington. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and sev eral Kuropean universities. College Faculty Changes. Several new appointments are made to the college faculty. Hev. William R. Cullen, S. J., will be assistant pro fessor of physics. A former George town professor, Rev. George E. Han lon. S. J.. will return as professor of French, after several years’ study in France. He was associated formerly with the faculty from 1913 to 191". Hev. Peter V. Masterson. S. J., who was connected with the college fac ulty from 1914 to 191 S. will return as professor of history. He is very well known in Washington. There also will be a change this year in the chair of journalism, as Rev. Daniel Quigley, S. J., who has filled that position since its inaugu ration, has been ordered to New York for a year of special work. He will be succeeded by Rev. Johji C. Keville, former editor of America, who is widely known in Catholic circles. j Rev! Henry McGarvey, S. J., has been transferred from Canisius Col lege to Georgetown College, where he will serve as professor of rhetoric and the Rev. Charles de Heredia, a widely known lecturer on spiritual ism, will be professor df Spanish dur ing the coining year. Medical School Changes. In the Medical School, Dr. Eugene i Rudolph Whitmore, prominent Wash-] ington physician, has been appointed professor of bacteriology and palhol- 1 ogy. Dr. Whitmore took post-graduate work at the London School of Tropi cal Medicine and was graduated from the medical schools in Vienna and Berlin. He also received the degree of doctor of public health from Johns Hopkins University, and was at one time on the faculty of George Washington University . No announcement has been made as vet as to the successor of Rev. John B. Creeden, S. J.. president of | Georgetown University, but the trans- ] fer of Father Nevils and the appoint ment of Father Walsh as regent of the Foreign Service School dispels reports that one of them was to have been named as the new president. TARRING OF GIRL INVOLVES 2 SCORE 1 Continued from First Page.) under SSOO bond as a material wit ness. The charges against those of the party are assault and battery. “X had started to walk to Martins burg, accompanied by Miss Mills,” de clared the victim of the altijck today. •’The sheriff bad ordered us to leave town and we had no money. We met Shank and advised him to go home ‘like a man.’ We had gone but a short distance when we were overtaken by the automobile containing Mrs. Shank. The woman was encouraged in her ter rible undertaking by the cries of the 'men, who sat in several automobiles Or stood about.” Seventeen Men In Anto, Witnesses other than women told Magistrate Boust they had heard something was “going to take place” and followed the crowd. One stated that seventeen men rode on his auto mobile to the scene of the trouble. They told of bad feeling against Miss Grandon. Miss Mills, who came from Waynes boro, Pa., and two young men, one said to be the United States marine, were overtaken on the road shortly after the attack of Miss Grandan, and were ordered to leave the town. Mrs. Viola Kennedy, at whose home the young woman had stayed, also was ordered to leave Myersvllle. Mrs. Kennedy came to the home of her uncle. John Lapold, near Myersvllle, about five years ago, following trou ble In Hagerstown. While in the latter place she made the acquaintance of Miss Grandon and Miss Mills, and they visited her at the home of her uncle. They arrived about 10 days ago, and about four days ago the two young men appear ed. In the meantime they gave par ties and invited others. Lloyd Shank was one of the crowd. When her hus band refused to discontinue his visits to the Kennedy home and his atten tion to Miss Grandon Mrs. Shank de cided upon revenge. Lucky Thing. From the Txmdon Answers. Gladys (meaningly)—lt’s a good thing we can’t see ourselves as others see us. Gertrude—You-’re right. -I know, for my vert, that I should grow terribly conceited. i Abe Martin Says: Too many lawyers git big tees fer the’r pull instead o’ the’r legal ability. HT barbers are goin’ a merry clip. Mu I.emmie Peters has worn a flowin’ winsor tie fer almost a year without success. Mrs. Os Moss has returned from her honeymoon, an’ ’ll be at home behind th’ graniteware counter o’ th’ Monarch five an’ ten after August 1. (Copyright, John X’. Dike Co. i COOLIDGE REBUKES NATIONAL DEFENSE DAY OPPONENTS lUuiitinued from First Page.) lied chiefly for its defense upon the readiness of its patriotic manhood to t ike up arms when necessity pre sorted. After the great military effort of the United States in the World War. our Army was demobilized more rapidly and completely than that of any other warring nation. Not only this, but the Government of the United States initiated the Washing ton Conference on Limitation of Armament. which brought about highly important reductions in the naval establishments of the great powers, and which sought, though without results, to effect also an agreement for reduction of armies. Undiscouraged by the failure to effect a limitation of armies, our Govern ment’s authorized spokesmen have re peatedly since that time declared their wish to bring about a further consideration of this question, with a view to accomplishing a general re duction of armed forces by land. Cali* Attacks Unfair. “In the face of this record, which is known lo all the world, it seems unfair that the plans for XYefense day should be condemned out of hand, simply through the device of misrep resentation. Our Government is com pelled to confront the realities of the world. One of these is that interna tional agreement for limitation of armies has not been brought into ef fect. That being the case, our laws provide a small permanent Army and contemplate its. expansion to meet emergencies, should they arise. De fense day is intended to bring to the people a reminder of their relations to, and dependence upon, this skeleton defense establishment, in case our country be attacked. There can be no doubt that failure to prepare for the possibility of war at a time when that possibility was really imminent, resulted in great hardship, unneces sary expense and the unjustifiable prolongation of the World War. To say this is but to state what every body knows. “It is desirable that both the public officials who would be responsible for the national defense, and the people who would have to make the sacri fices to maintain it, should know something of our plans for it. What is proposed for September 12 is merely a compliance with the pur poses of the National Defense Law of 1920. It is not a mobllizaton, and the people who first attached to It the term Mobilization L>ay, and then proceeded to condemn it, have been utterly unfair. Most of them, I am sure, have been innocent of intent to be unfair, but they have been misled. “Profoundly hoping that the out lawing of war from this world may be accomplished, I am vet unable to detect any inconsistency in giving my approval to the program of De fense Day. I wish crime might be abolished: brJ* I would not therefore abolish courts and police protection. I wish war might be made impossi ble; but I woulij not leave my coun try unprotected meanwhile. The de fense test seems to me a means to assure the fullest efficiency to the extremely modest defense force our country maintains. "Very truly yours, “CALVIN COOLIDGE.” PACIFISTS RAPPED. Sons of Revolution Want School Activities Banned. Declaring that the activities of “so called” Pacificists and Pacificist so cieties are “tending to destroy the patriotic spirit of the youth of this country.” the board of managers of the Sons of the Revolution in the District of Columbia adopted a reso lution at its meeting yesterday pro testing against "such persons and the representatives of such societies ad dressing the children of our schools, public or private.” The activities of Frederick J. Libby, executive secretary of the National Council for the Prevention of War, are especially attacked in the resolu tion. The resolution declared that it is Mr. Libby’s “avowed efforts to In troduce. and have used in the schools of our land, text books minimising or belittling the record of heroic acts of the forefathers of the War of the Revolution” that are “especially de nounced by the managers of the so ciety.’' Many Members Admitted. Col. George C. Saffarrans, chairman of committee on admissions, reported to the managers an unusual interest in the society’s activities, as evidenced by the great number of new members admitted during the first half of this calendar year. The following is the list; Capt. Adelbert Althouse, U. S. N.; Capt. John M. Arthur. U. & M. C.; Harrison Bates, John W. Belt. Markley Bethea Dion S. Birney, Frank A. Brastow! John W. Brawner, William S. N. Brookes. Maj. William F. Burns. U. S A. Walter E. Burnside. Andrew S Caldwell, Edmund D. Campbell, Carl Casey, Frank Casey, Walter F. Chap pell, Jr., Bruce E. Clark. Conway W. Cooke, Capt. Percy D. Cornell, U. S. M, C.; "William J. Du Bose, Henry Fitzhugh. Elliot H. Goodwin, John B. Gordon, John T. Jones, Lieut. J. Blake Langley, U. S. M. C.; Appleton M. R. Lawrence. Lynch Luquer, Ensign Frank S. Miller, U. S. N.; Roy S. Mac- Elwee, George S. Marshall, Mev. Wal. den Myer, Chauncey G. Parker. Jr., Myron M. Parker. Jr, Landra B. Platt, Oscar J. Ricketts, Maj. Charles R. Sanderson, U. S. M. C.; Col. Herbert J. Slocum. U. S. A.: Maj. Julian C. Smith, U. S. M. C.; Arthur Camp Stanley, Lieut. Commander William C. I. Stiles, U. S. N.; Lieut. Commander Guysbert B. Vroom, U. S. N.. and Capt. Ennalls Waggaman. The board created committees to carry forward commemorative cere monies on the birthday anniversaries of revolutionary patriots whose stat utes are erected in the District of Columbia. The production of the Transvaal gold mines during May was the high est since March, 1-912,- being 809,008 fine ounces, an increase of 40,080 bounces over April. t : •hr ak, Washington, d. c.. Saturday, july 26, 1024. LOEB AND LEOPOLD COUNSEL HIT BACK AT STATE WITNESS (Continued from First Page.) written into a report any of his con versations with Leopold. “Have you notes on your first con versation 7” he was asked. "No, sir.” “On the second one?” “No. sir.” Gortland said he started about a week after his last interview with the defendant "U> write up an ac count of my whole connection with the ease.*’ He produced a document of several typewritten pages. Gortland said he wrote the short hand notes at his home and the type written sheets at the State’s attor ney’s office. Had Refreshed Memory. Gortland said he had "refreshed his memory from these notes right along.” but had “not” consulted them yesterday before taking the stand. "1 wont over them Thursday night,” be said. Gortland was asked to explain the actual process by which he refreshed his memory from i otes. He took some of them and illustrated. “The first notation here on this paper is about confessing." he said. ’’The next one Is about motive.” He then showed Mr. Harrow the shorthand, longhand and typewritten aceouuts he had made under those subjects. In the same wav Gortland pointed out his records on “not guilty de fense” and "insanity defense." Notes on I s»f. Another heading was “sorry for crime.’ Gortland sorted miscellane ous sheets of paper, scraps of en velopes and searched stenographic notebooks, seeking his account ol this aspect of bis talks with la*opold. Finally he found it on a loose sheet covered with pothooks. “Who was with you when you had your conversation at the Leopold house when you got the spectacles case?” asked Mr. Harrow. “Mike Leopold was there,” said Gort land. He said this was the only time he bad talked with the defendant at the Leopold home and was positive only Michael Leopold took part in the talk. "Was Nathan there when you found the guns?” • No. sir.” “Did any one tell vou that one was Nathan’s and one Mike’s?’’ “No. sir.” “They were in different bureaus?" "Yes" "Weren’t there two single beds in that room?” "No. but there were in an adjoining room.” Gortland corrected himself, remem bering that Nathan was present on another of the sergeant’s trips to the home. He could not recall whether Mike was present that time. Test of Memory. Mr. Harrow tested the sergeant's memory as to the minute details of his movements with Leopold about the city from proseeutor’s office to hotels and restaurants. He elicited that the third conversation took place in room 5 of the State's attorney’s of fices. "Who else was present?” asked the attorney. “Nobody hut he and I." ;-aid Gort lai.d. He pointed out his notes on this and the typed accounts on "pages 1 and 2” of his expanded record. “Where did you have the conversa tion about getting before a friendly judge, so he wouldn’t be hanged? asked Mr. Darrow. “At that time.” said Gortland. “You and he alone?" "Yes." Gortland read from his notes. said: "If my folks want me to hang I will so before a jury and they would surely hang me. If Igo before a friendlv judge and plead guilty 1 will get off with life imprisonment. You know I have some ideas that would help the world.” Mr. Darrow brought out that this was ‘typed at Gortland's home with no one else present, “You never gave a copy to any one?” "No, sir.” Talked With Any One. “You talked this over with others?” "Y'es. with newspaper reporters, with relatives at Fairbury. 111., on a visit to Bloomington. HI., and with citizens on the streets.” “Where did you talk with Assistant State’s Attorney Savage about it?" “About the time the conversation happened.” “When to Mr. Crowe?” “Day before yesterday.” The witness named a list of other attorneys for the State and alienists with whom he discussed the talk. “I told it to whoever asked me about it.” said Gortland. Mr. Harrow consulted with Benjamin Bachrach and Leopold put his head close to those of the attorneys and listened intently. "There is no memorandum on this in any of your official reports?” asked Mr. Darrow of the witness. Report to Police. I made a report to the general su perintendent of police on this case, but don’t remember whether the “friendly judge remark was incor porated in that report,” said Cort land. The witness was asked to look for it in that report, but found no men tion of it. The report was dated June 16. The defense attorneys also scanned the report, their heads close together and Loeh and Leopold looking over their shoulders. There were a dozen sjngle-spaced pages of typewritten matter in the document. While the attorneys read it Judge Caverly paced around the inclosure about his seat. Finally Gortland was excused temporarily, Judge Caverly warning him: “Don’t talk with anybody.” Optician on Stand. Jacob Weinstein, manager of the optical establishment where Leopold's glasses were purchased, identified the prescription for the spectacles. He said Dr. Emil Deutsch, who prescribed the glasses, telephoned a change in the figures for the right eye axis. “Such changes in prescriptions by oculists are not unusual,” he said, and added: "There is no room for doubt that these spectacles were made by our house. The frames are exclusive to us, are made in Brooklyn and are not handled by any other firm In Chicago. "The glasses show exact cor respondence with the prescription and with the notations on the job envelope.” Mr. Darrow kept on reading Gort land's report throughout Weinstein’s theoretical exposition of the op ticians' art. Questioned by Judge, Judge Caverly took a hand in the questioning of Weinstein, bringing out that a “sphereometer” had been used to make identification of the lenses certain. Then Gortland went back to the stand. “This report you wrote yourself June 16 to the chief of the depart ment?” asked Mr. Darrow. “I began It on the 16th, but Its finish was delayed until two or three weeks ago, while I collected full names of the police officers and state’s attorneys.” “And it contains no mention of the conversation about ‘friendly judge’ and there Is no record anywhere In writing of that conversation?” pur sued Mr. Darrow. Points Out Memorandum. "That is right,” said Gortland. He pointed out a brief memorandum which he said he had made on his own incomplete typewritten account, only Thursday of this week. Judge Caverly furnished the de fense with an envelope in which to enclose the notes and memorandum. "Now, Mr. Officer.” said Darrow, “don’t you know this conversation about d ’friendly judge’ was a pure, fabrication concocted for the purpose of Intimidating this court?" “No sir, it was not,’’ said Gortland. "That is all,” said Darrow. Kr.-Grewe had- the- witness state that the latter mentioned the “friend ly judge” remark first on Thursday night when he was told he would be called to the stand the next day. Returns to Attack. Again Mr. Darrow returned to the “On page four of this report you detail your conversation with Leopold at the LaSalle Hotel, but make no mention of the remark about the ‘friendly judge.’ isn’t that right?” "Well, in that conersatlon ” Cort land started. ’That is not my question,” inter rupted Mr. Darrow. .5 —y'eated the (juery and Gortland answer,id affirma tively. . "That Is all,” said Mr. I/irrow. and Gortland left the stand. William F. Barnes, chief clerk in the auditing offices of /he I’ullman Company, was called ti# tell of the routine by which seat tickets arc returned to the cmupyiny after (he passenger hands them over to the conductor. He was questioned specifically about seat No. 4 in car 507, leaving Chicago for New York on May 22. the day after the murder of young Franks. It was in this car in which was found the ransom letter to Franks’ father, in structing him how to deliver the ran som money. Barnes testified that the ticket from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind.. which the Slate claims was sold to Loeh. had never been turned into the company, indicating, he said, that the passage was never used. The circumstances suggested, the witness affirmed, that the ticket had been purchased lo allow the kidnapers to enter the car at Chi cago for the purpose of depositing the letter in the telegraph rack of the car. ; There was no cross-examination. j Edgar H. Yales, a photographer, told how he and Ralph Moore, another photographer, took the scenic record of the case. Judge Caverly hastened the process of identifying several dozen pictures. After all the photographs had been numbered and entered on the record, court adjourned until 10 a.m. Monday. HARRELL IsIoDGED IN CAROLINA PRISON Alleged Accomplice in Slaying of Maj. McLeary Arrives at Columbia. By file Associated Press. COLUMBIA. S. C. July 26. —Frank Harrell, alleged accomplice of Mur timer N. King in the killing of Maj. Samuel H. McLeary July 2 near Che raw, S. C., and who wits arrested in Nashville. Term., several days ago. I was brought here yesterday by State | Constable Thomas Berley and placed i in the State penitentiary. Following a conference at the peni tentiary between prison authorities and State and Federal officers. Har rell was placed in solitary confine ment. Today, for the first time since Maj. McLeary was shot and killed on the Raleigh-Columbia highway. King, who. officers say. has confessed to the killing, and Harrell, named by King as his accomplice, will he brought face to face, it is said. Sheriff James T. Grant of Chester field County, the county in which the crime was committed, came to Colum bia yesterday and is expected to at t-nd a conference today at which King and Harrell will he questioned. SEES KU KLUX AN ISSUE. i New York Democratic Chairman Contradicts Davis’ Statement. NEW YORK, July 26.—Herbert C. ■ Pell, chairman of the Democratic j State committee, disagreeing with John W. Davis, the Democratic presi dential nominee, said yesterday that the ”Ku Klux Klan is not a dead issue as far as this State is con cerned.” “I don’t see how it can he kept out of the coming election." he add ed. “Os course, it will not be the main issue. Honesty will he the main issue. Anyhow, candidates don’t make tile issue. That’s up to the people.” THE WEATHER District of Columbia, Maryland, Vir ginia—Fair tonight; tomorrow fair and slightly warmer; gentle north winds. West Virginia—Fair tonight and tomorrow; warmer tomorrow. Records for Twenty-Four Honrs. Thermometer—4 p.m., 82; S p.m., 77- 12 midnight, 71; 4 a.m., 65; S a.m. 69; noon, 78. Barometer—4 p.m., 29.71; 8 p.m., 29.77; 12 midnight, 29.84; 4 a.m., 29.87- 8 a.m., 29.96; noon, 29.98. Highest temperature, S 3, occurred at 2 p.m. yesterday. Lowest temperature, 63. occurred at 5 a.m. today. Temperature same date last year— Highest. 82; lowest, 62. Condition of the Mater. Temperature and condition of the water at Great Falls at 8 a.m.— Temperature.' 78; condition, clear. Tide Table*. (Furnished by United States coast and geodetic survey.) Today—Low tide, 10:37 a.m, and 10:47 p.m; high tide, 3:52 a.m. and 4:18 p.m. Tomorrow—Low tide, 11:28 a.m. and 11:35 p.m.; high tide, 4:42 a.m. and 5:08 p.m. The Son and Moon. Today—Sun rose, 5:03 a-m., sun sets, 7:25 p.m. Tomorrow—Sun rises, 5:04 a-m.; sun sets, 7:24 p.m. Moon rises, 1:02 a.m.; sets, 3:16 p.m. Automobile lamps to be lighted one half hour after sunset. Weather in Varlou* t itle*. x Tempera lure. *a ? 2 JB FP SJ | -* •tattoo*. 5 5 | H.S ® Weather. ■ ’ "" * •s 5 P :j • a Abilene,Tex. 30.10 80 64 002 Clear Albany 20.92 78 06 Clear Atlanta 29.98 92 06 Clear Atlantic City 20.90 84 62 0.12 Clear Baltimore .. 29.92 86 66 Clear Birmingham. 30.04 92 04 0.01 Clear Bismarck ..30.08 78 56 .... Clear Boston 29.86 88 60 0.01 Clear Buffalo 29.96 7 2 58 Clear Charleston... 29.80 94 74 0.26 Clear Chicago 30.06 76 62 ~.. Clear Cincinnati... SIMM 78 58 !... clear Cleveland ..80.00 72 64 .... Clear Denver 30.06 84 56 Clear Detroit 30.02 76 60 Clear El Paso 29.96 90 72 .... Pt.cloudy Galveston ..30.80 94 78 .... Clear Helena 30.02 90 58 Clear Huron. S. I). 30.12 80 52 Clear Indianapolis. 30.04 78 60 Clear Jacksonville. 29.90 92 44 O.(M Cloudy Kansas City. 30.0« tB2 66 .... cloudy Los Angeles. 29.88 80 62 .... Clear Louisville .. 30.06 80 62 Clear Miami. Fla.. 30.00 88 7S Pt.cloudy New Orleans 29.94 100 70 0.82 Pt.cloudy New York.. 29.90 82 62 .... Clear Okla. City.. 30.12 84 04 Clear Omaha 30.08 86 62 Clear Philadelphia. 29.94 84 66 Clear Phoenix 29.86 104 80 .... Pt.cloudy Pittsburgh... 30.00 74 60 Clear Portland. Me. 29.84 80 52 0,10 Clear Portland. Ore 30.08 86 58 Cloudy Raleigh,K.C. 29.92 94 66 0.48 Clear 8. Lake City 29.94 94 68 Clear San Antonio. 29.98 100 78 .... Cloudy San Diego... 29.88 74 64 Clear S. Francisco 30.04 «6 56 .... Clear St. Louis 80.04 82 66 Clear St. Paul 30.02 80 58 Clear Seattle 30.10 , 86 58 Cloudy Spokane 29.96 83 63 .... Clear WASH .D.C. 29.96 83 63 .... Clear FOREIGN. (8 a.m., Greenwich time, today.) Stations. Temperature. Weather. London, England 54 Part cloudy Paris, Prance.., 60 Part cloudy Copenhagen, Denmark 56 Part cloudy Horta (Fayal), Azores 70 Part cloudy Hamilton. Bermuda 80 Clear San Juan. Porto Rico 82 Clear Havana, Cuba 80 Cloudy Colon, Canal Zone 78 Fart cloudy Each man makes bis own salvation or shipwreck. COMPROMISE HOPE GROWS AT LONDON (Continued from First Page.) majority in the chamber, declared In the lobby today that France could count In any event only upon a total sum In reparations that would be in significant compared with her bur dens; that the maximum Germany ever will be called upon to pay France will be only about 10 per cent of the annual budget; hence, rather than prolong the uncertainly and keep France’s finances In an unset tiled state, it would be belter to give the British their way and let Ger many -off easy. * Fear Future Trouble. Similar sentiments have been ex pressed by leaders of the government coalition, who say they hope such a settlement would facilitate an under standing between France and Ger many which in the’ end would be as beneficial as would the payment of reparations in full. The Quotidlen, official organ of the government majority, declares the majority In the chamber is ready to pay the price for a settlement on the lines suggested by British and Amer ican bankers Other newspapers supporting Pre mier Herriott lake a similar line, al though some of them express regrets at the prominent part finance seems to he playing in the Ismdon negotia tions. The man in the street is generally exceedingly pessimistic and inclined to look for serious trouble with Ger many, anticipating that the National ist element would be encouraged by a French diplomatic defeat to make further resistance even if the Dawes plan were put into operation. Unless the allies come at once to a full agreement the popular fear seems to be that France will get neither rep arations ,nor security without a fur ther display of force. BERLIN GOVERNMENT SILENT Declines to Discuss Foreign Situa tion Pending Parley Outcome. By the Associated Press. BERLIN. July 26.—The German government, through Chancellor Marx, declined to discuss the foreign situa tion in the Reichstag yesterday. When the Nationalists participated in the debate the chancellor said there was no occasion to amplify the statements he and Foreign Minister Slresemann already had made, and ho deprecated an attempt to force a de bate while an invitation to the Lon don conference was pending. The three government parties in a brief statement announced their sup port of the government's position and denounced the Nationalist attempt to create difficulties. T*he three-party * statement, made public by Herr Fehrenbach. former chancellor, points out that a settle ment on the basis of the Dawes re port which the government is insist Five Years Old! The Better Business Bureau is now entering its fifth year of existence in Washington. Its purpose is: First, to promote Honesty and Truth in Advertising and Merchan dising to the end that the public may trade in Washington with confi dence. Second, to protect the inexperienced investor against misrepre sentation and fraud in the sale of securities and providing a means of investigation. The Bureau, which works for the mutual good of the public and of business generally, is supported by voluntary membership subscrip tions from Washington’s newspapers and leading business institutions. Its Board of Trustees, men who are lending their counsel toward fur thering this work in behalf of the entire membership, are: F. G. Addison, Jr.. John \V. Laird. Security Savings and Commercial Fank The Palais Royal Isaac Behrend, Stanley Lansburgh. M. Philipsborn & Company Lansburgh & Brother Gustave Buchholz, M. A. Leesc. The Occidental Hotel M. A. Lccsc Optical Co. B. B. Burgunder, H. H. Levi. 5. Katm Sons Company The Hccht Company Joshua Evans, Jr.. Louis Levay. ' The Riggs National Bank fraaec-Potomac Laundry A. C. Flather, R. B. H. Lyon, John L. Edwards & Company Lyon & Lyon Wm. G. Galliher. Robt. L. McKeever, Galliher & Hugucly.. McKccvcr & Goss * A. S. Gardiner, Howard Moran. Standard National Bank American Security and Trust Co. M. G Gibbs, Geo. B. Ostermayer, Peoples Drug Stores, Inc. Woodward & Lothrop M. Goldenberg, Herbert J. Rich, Goldcnbcrg’s B. Rich's Sons I. L. Goldheim, L. E. Rubel. Goldhcim’s Underwood & Underwood Harry W. Hahn. H. L. Rust, Wm. Hahn & Company H. L. Rust Company J. H. Johnson, Jr., Herbert T. Shannon. Barber & Ross Shannon & Luchs R. Jose, . W. W. Spaid. Washington Cadillac Co.’ W. B. Hibbs & Co. Bernard M. Kaufman, Anton Stephan, The Hub Furniture Company Dulin & Martin Sylvan King, S. W. Strauss, King’s Palace R. Harris & Company Maurice H. Kafka, Pres., W. H. Waller, Advertising Club of Washington Federal-American National Bank The Better Business Bureau of Washington AT YOUR SER VIC E. — .3.36. STAR I * r 1 ing upon means that the occupied ter ritory must be evacuated, economical ly and militarily, and security must be given against hostile infringement of German sovereignly and the Khtneland. There must be agreement also that payments made by Germany must only be made provided the standard of living of the German people does not sink below that of the other nations and that German currency is not destroyed. Chancellor Marx, speaking after ward, declared the government would do, its utmost to carry out the aims which Deputy Fehrenbach had out lined and which, he said, certainly was supported by the majority of the Reichstag members. SON IS HELD AS SLAYER OF PARENTS 14 YEARS AGO Atlantic City Real Estate Dealer Accused by Brother, Calls It Spite Work. By the Ansoriifed Press, COATESVIDLE. I'a., July 26—Ben jamin F. Dorshelmer. a real estate dealer of Atlantic City, was under arrest here today charged with slay ing his father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dorsheimer, at their home in Lancaster, Pa.. 14 years ago. The warrant was sworn out by Frank E. Dorsheimer of Coatesvilie. a brother of tlie prisoner. It was issued four weeks ago by a justice of the peace at Gap. Pa. Dorsheimer. who was here on a visit, formerly was in the hotel busi ness in this city and declared his arrest was the result of ‘spite work.” He will be taken to Lancaster to morrow, for a hearing. Peter Dorsheimer was a wealthy wholesale liquor dealer In Lancaster. He and his wife were found dead, supposedly from gas asphyxiation, on April 16. 1910. Benjamin Dorsheimer was named exedutor of his father’s large estate in which 12 children shared. FLAMES UNDER CONTROL. Quarter of Million Damage Caused in Yakima, Wash. YAKIMA, Wash.. July 26.—Fire which for a time threatened much of the business district of this city was controlled this morning after a strenuous light. The flames destroyed about one and one-half blocks of fruit warehouses, with loss esti mated at a quarter of a million dol lars. The police said they had evidence the fire was of incendiary origin, two girls having reported they saw two men running from one of the burned buildings shortly before the flames broke out. HAROLD DUNCAN WEDS. Brother of Actresses Takes New York Bride. CHICAGO. July 2->.—Harold Duncan, brother of Vivjan and Rosetta (Topsy and Eva) Duncan, the actresses, and Miss Marjory Wright of Webster. V Y.. were married yesterday at "rown Point. Ind Original plans for (he wedding set the date early in July, but it was postponed after Harold and his sis ter Rosetta were injured ir an en counter with the police of Cicero, a suburb, on July 4. CONGRESS APPEARS IMPOTENT IN CASE ELECTORS DEADLOCK (Continued from Klr.st Page.) it Impossible for the States to vote one way or the other. The tied States are Maryland, Mon tana, Nebraska, New Hampshire ami New Jersey. The Democratic Spates in the House are Alabama. Arizona, Arkansas. Del aware. Florida, Georgia, Kentucky Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri. Ne vada, New Mexico, New York, North Uarolina. Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. ■ The Republican States are Califor nia, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illi nois, Indiana, lowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts Michigan, Minnesota. North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Penn sylvaina, Rhode Island. South Da kota, Utah, Vermont, Washington. Wisconsin and Wyoming. The voting strength of these States in the electoral college is as follows: Democratic States , 232 Kepubliean States. A 2(il Tied States 38 Total 531 Appears Unrepresentative. A majority in the Electoral College necessarily is 2fi6, so it will be seen that even though the constitutional rule of only one vote to each State,, whether that State be New York, with 43 Representatives, or New Mexico, ' with just one lone Representative, would seem at first glance to be thor oughly unrepresentative, the result happens to pan out just about the same. The same States that cannot represent a majority In the House under the one-vote rule would fall five votes short of giving a candidate a majority in the electoral college. It is perfectly apparent, however, that throwing the election into Con gress would be .far from an expres sion of the people’s will. The Con gress which would attempt to elect a President in 1924 is the Congress which was elected in 1922. In the latter year neither Calvin Coolidge nor John W. Davis had appeared on the horizon as presidential probabili ties. It would take 25 States to elect in the House. The Republicans fall two short of that number; the Democrats five. Therefore, under the Constitu tion the Senate would be called upon to elect a Vice President, who, in turn, would become President, in view of the failure of the House to act. >o Srnaie Majority. In the Senate each Senator has a vote, but unless the Democrats or the Republicans could win over some of the Da Pollette group of Senators there could be no result In that body. Thvre is a general presumption that the Da Follette outfit in the end might vote for Mr. Bryan, the Democrat, as against Gen. Dawes, the Republican. In case neither President nor Vice President is chosen by March 4 next. Secretary Hughes would become Acting President and call the new Congress into session to elect the chief execu tives of the Nation. So much of chaos abounds in the possibilities of throwing the election into Congress it Is small wonder that both Democrats and Republicans are trying their utmost to avoid such a contingency. (Copyright, 1924.) The only way to make men speak good of us is to do good. HEALTH SCHOOL BIDSARE ASKED Commissioners Prepare for Building at 14th and Up shur Streets. The District Commissioners hate called for bids for the construction of the long delayed Health School, to be erected on the District owned tract at Fourteenth and Upshur streets, for th<- education of under nourished children. The bids will be opened on August (> and a contract will be awarded soon after that date. The appropriation of $150,000 for the erection of this school was made by Congress in 1921, but property owners in the vicinity of Fourteenth and Upshur were successful in pre venting the city heads from proceed ing with the work on the contention that the ground was purchased for another purpose and could not be utilized for such a school. In the new appropriation act, how ever, Congress inserted a clause giving the Commissioners specific au thority to erect the building on the site originally selected. The new Health .School will be de signed especially to aid the physical condition of the children who will Igo there. It will take the place of ! the old Hamilton School, on Bladens hurg road, which was shown to be inadequate and out-of-date for the purpose. DRY AGENTS GET “GIN” OF POTOMAC VARIETY Effort to Trap Bootlegger Ends in Receipt of Bottle of Water Donated by Suspect. Prohibition, Agents G. T. King and Thomas Wheeler, operating In the campaign to dry up the erstwhile “oasis” at Fourteenth street and Pennsylvania avenue, across the street from the Willard Hotel, were handed a bottle of water instead of a bottle of gin by a prospective prisoner last night. The fact that the prisoner-elect donated the bot tle to the agents gratis saved him from having a charge placed against him. When he went away aJter hawing received the request for the bottle of gin. the agents said, some one evidently tipped him off to the identi ties of the purchasers and when he returned he refused to accept any money for the Potomac beverage,. He was taken to tlje first precinct, ques tioned and released with the warn ing that a repetition of the stunt might result in a court case to test whether it would be held in this jurisdiction that such a transaction is illegal, as Agents King and Wheel er say has been held in other juris dictions. The southwest comer of Fourteenth street and Pennsylvania avenue, known to the elect for some time back as an "oasi,s." is being threatened with an airtight clean-up as the result o. persevering operations by dry agents. Among the bootlegging gentry the word is passed: “Nothing doing her the corner is hot.” It looks as if the oasis is passing into history.