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Fair and slightly warmer tonight; tomorrow increasing cloudiness, prob-, ably thundershowers. Temperature for 24 hours ending at 2 p.m. today—Highest. 85. at 5:30 p.m. yesterday; lowest. 63. at 6:30 a.m. today. Full report on page 7. Closing N. Y. Stocks and Bonds, Page 10 \r ,-)rv ,-> h Entereo <6 se»;ona oihss smtiei JN O. post office Washington. D. C. ORDERS TO START RUHR EVACUATION COMING TOMORROW AS FRENCHAGREED Dortmund Troops to Leave First, But Not for Several Weeks, When Economic Withdrawal Is Ended. SOME TIME REQUIRED TO TAKE OUT CIVILIANS Nation Keeping Herriot’s Promise to Marx Not to Delay After Formal Signing of Treaty—Steps Fixed in London Agreement Will Be Carried Out. By thp Associated Pre*s. PARIS, August 30.—The French government will order the evacua tion of Dortmund, in the Ruhr, to morrow. This is in execution of Premier Herriot's engagement that the evacuation of the Ruhr would begin the day after the signing of the London agreement. The agree ment was signed in London early this afternoon. The economic withdrawal from the Hhur is beginning immediately. In fact, preliminary steps are being taken today throughout the Ruhr, but, although the order for the mili tary evacuation will be issued tomor row, the troops will not he with drawn until the economic evacuation is nearly completed. Several weeks will he required for the orderly retirement of the French economic organization, including the railway employes and a great variety of civilian functionaries. It took the French government several months to form this administrative force and it is considered probable that complete transfer of this work cannot be made until well along in October. Steps Fixed by Pact. Various steps of the economic with drawal are fixed in the London agree ment. which will be followed by the French and Belgian authorities in. co operation with the German officials. The first orders may even be given by the French government tonight, so that there shall be no avoidable delay In carrying out the personal agree ment between Premier Herriot of France and Premier Theunls of Bel gium. on the one hand, and Chancel lor Marx of Germany, on the other hand, that the evacuation would be gin immediately after the formal signing of the London pact. LONDON TREATY SIGNED. By the Associated Press. LONDON, August 30.—The pact drawn up at the recent international conference here, outlining ways and means of putting the Dawes repara tion program into effect, was signed by representatives of the various na tions early this afternoon. There was no pomp or circumstance fit the foreign office when the repre sentatives of the nations which a fort night ago reached an agreement for launching the Dawes reparation plan signed at 12:40 o’clock this afternoon the documents embodied in the coh vention which passed into diplomatic parlance as the pact of London. Sign Without Formality. With the utmost simplicity, but Mvlth a solemnity which denoted the momentous character of the day's ■work, one after another of the diplo mats signed the documents which the interested nations hope and believe will enable Germany to pay her war reparations and incidentally will re store the economic equilibrium of Europe and of the whole world. The signatures were affixed in the ambassador’s waiting room of the foreign office—a large room, looking out across St. James Park to Buck ingham Palace. The first and second King Georges looked down from their golden frames upon the diplomats gathered around the great mahogany table, at one end of which lay the historic documents. DAVIS’WESTERN TOUR TO LAST THREE WEEKS Final Preparations Made for Trip on Which He Will Make Start Tomorrow. By the Associated Press. LOCUST VALLEY. N. Y.. August 30. •—Final preparations the first ex tended tour of his campaign were made here today by John W. Davis. Turning his face westward tomor row, he will set out on a trip that wHI carry him as far as Denver and will keep In the West for about three weeks. Just how many addresses he will deliver still Is undetermined, but some of his advisers say he is insistent in his determination not to launch upon a too Intensive campaign this early in the season. The Democratic nominee has given a great deal of study to the subjects he will discuss. Agricultural relief will form a principal topic, but qther campaign issues, such as the tariff, tax reduction and honesty in Govern ment, also will be treated. ENTRY RULES LIFTED. The usual immigration and passport restrictions have been suspended by President Coolidge in the case of the German crew which will bring to the United States the dirigible ZR-3, built in Germany for the American Navy under the terms of the armistice. In a special order the President di rected that members of the crews of airships arriving in the United States who intended to leave this country soon thereafter need not submit pass ports and other documents ordinarily required by law. , YOUNG NAMED TEMPORARY DAWES PLAN CONTROLLER G. W. McGarrah , New York Banker , Selected for Important Post, Reparations Body Plans Economy Enough to Cover Expenses. By the Associated Press. PARIS, August 30.—The appoint ment of Owen D. Young of New York as agent-general for reparation pay ments ad interim was announced by the reparation commission today. The organization committee of the new German bank of issue today ap pointed Gates W. McGarrah of New York as the American member of its general board. (The appointment was made by Sir Robert Klndersley of England and Dr. Hjalmar Schacht of Germany, who will appoint six other foreign mem bers of its board of directors, which will elect a bank commissioner who will act in accordance with the opin | ion expressed by the different foreign j members. Mr. McGarrah is chairman j of the board of the Mechanics and | Metals National Bank of New York j and a member of the boards of vari i ous banks and industrial corpora j tions. From 1917 until 1919 he was president of the New York Clearing j House Association. Mr. McGarrah j wds horn in Monroe, N. Y., and Is 61 I years old.) The appointments were also an j nounced of M. Delacroix of Belgium, j as trustee to receive and administer ; the German railway bonds: Signor ' Nogara of Italy, trustee for the In ! dustrial debentures, and Andrew Mac- FLYERS BELIEVED MAKINGNEXT HOP Air Service Officials Think They Are Now on Way to Indian Harbor. Although Air Service officials In Washington had received no infor mation from the world flyers, who were to hop off today from Ivigtut, Greenland, to Indian Harbor, Labra dor, they believed the aviators prob ably had taken the air. The only obstacle to the flight today would be unfavorable weather and it was pointed out that no late reports of storms in that section have been received. Absence of advices from the flyers was not regarded as unusual by offi cials. who pointed out that official news of the flight on previous laps had been delayed many hours. DEATH TOLIToW NINE IN GASOLINE BLAST Explosion of 1,500-Gallon Tank in Pittsburgh Causes Fire That Sweeps Big Plant. By the Associated Pres*. PITTSBURGH. Pa.. August 30. Mounting rapidly throughout the night, the death toll resulting from an explosion of gasoline yesterday in the garage of the People’s Natural Gas Co. stood at nine today, three small boys and six men, with three persons in hospitals probably fatally burned and eight others suffering from lesser burns and Injuries. Harry Jessup, truck driver, who died at 4 o'clock this morning, was the ninth victim. Fire, breaking out after the ex plosion of a 1,500-gallon tank of gasoline as it was being poured into an underground receptacle, swept through the plant, destroying four automobiles In the garage and six others on the street betffde the build ing. The terrific blast damaged a portion of the three-story building, rocked other nearby structures and broke windows eight blocks away. Three boys between the ages of six and eight years, Louis Messina. Rob ert McFalls and James Montgomery, playing in the street near the build ing, were enveloped in a sheet of flame which burst from the doorway and windows. The other victims, helpers in the building, were burned as the flames swept through the structure. Mrs. A. V. Montgomery, attracted to the scene, rescued one of the boys as he was attempting to beat out the flames from his clothing. She extin guished the flames and carried him into her home nearby before she rec ognized him as her son. She col lapsed. COOLIDGE GIVES PICTURES Presents Photographic Collection to Home Library. NORTHAMPTON, Mass., August IJO. —President Coolidge has presented to the Forbes Library here a large col lection of family photographs pre pared by the President" while on his recent vacation at Plymouth, Vt. The pictures are identified and commented upon In the President’s own hand writing, and include well preserved daguerreotypes of his ancestors, as well as a number of photographs of Mr. Coolidge. OIL WELLS NET $159,000. Receivers Report on T7. S. Proper ties Held by Doheny. LOS ANGELES, August 30. —Oil and gas wells on the Elk Hill naval reserve lease which the Government is seeking to recover from Doheny in terests, were operated at a $159,000 profit during July, according to-a re port filed in Federal court *today by Read Admiral Harry H. Rousseau and J. Champion Anderson, appointed re ceivers for the property pending the outcome of the Government’s suit. Radio Programs—Page 18. Mticrarm ifef. y v J V V WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION V / a JkM GATES W. MrCARHAH. Fadyan of England, as commissioner of controlled revenues. M. Delacroix will retain his place as a member of the reparation com mission, acting as trustee without ad ditional salary. Mr. MacFadyan, who is now general secretary of the com mission, willlvacate his present post. No word had been received from Seymour Parker Gilbert, jr., former Undersecretary of the American Treasury Department, as to whether he would be willing to accept the post of agent-general after Mr. Young leaves it. The commission. In announcing the appointments, majle the following comment; "As the services of a permanent (Continued on Page 4, Column 8.) HUGHES WELCOMES CLAIMADJUSTERS Secretary Gives Govern ment’s Good Wishes to Amer ican Mexican Commission. By the As<» iatert Press - . Members of the American-Mexican General Claims Commission, meeting here today for the first time to un dertake the settlement of claims be tween citizens of the two countries as provided for in the convention worked out in Mexico City precedent to the re-establishment of friendly relations between the United Stales and Mexico, were welcomed today by Secretary Hughes with a declaration that "we feel that we are entering upon a new era of mutual confidence in our relations with Mexico to the advantage of the peoples of both countries." The meeting. Secretary Hughes said in liis formal address of greeting, once more "indicated in this hemi sphere the determination to find ap propriate and peaceful solutions of international questions” and gave "emphatic demonstration of our devo tion to the cause of peace.” "That cause," he asserted, "tri umphs not so much in ambitious pro grams, or in counsels of perfection, not so much in expression of ideals, however important these may be. as in the practical work of removing causes of difference and in providing just settlements. These furnish the tests of our professions and the meas ure of our achievements. To Promote Friendship. "The convention under which you are organizing as a commission is a document In every line of which breathes the spirit of justice. Here is no desire to obtain unfair ad vantage on the part of either govern ment, no suggestion of any motive save to promote our friendly relations by the frank recognition of mutual obligations impartially determined. "The wide scope of the convention emphasizes the intention of both governments not to exclude from the province of the commission any sub ject which would appropriately be submitted to judicial determination. No International document of recent years has more fully demonstrated that the highest national interest lies in maintaining the supremacy of the ■principles of international law, justice and equity.’ ” Hopes for Prosperity. At this point, Mr. Hughes took oc casion on behalf of the American Government to express "profound in terest in the prosperity of our great neighbor on the south, the United Mexican States; our abiding friendship for her people, our earnest desire to have the co-operation which proceeds on the acknowledged basis of mutual esteem and mutual recognition of the rights and obligations of Independent states. “We feel,” he continued, "that we are entering upon a new era of mu tual confidence In our relations with Mexico to the advantage of the peo ples of both countries. It is most agreeable to welcome here Senor Mc- Gregor, the representative of the government of Mexico, and to express our cordial appreciation of the action of his government in designating for the work of this commission a man of such eminent abilities and distin guished repute." Felicitated Holland. To Dr. Van Vollenhoven of Holland, selected to be arbitrator and chair man of the commission, the Ameri can Secretary said the fact that the two governments were able without hesitation to agree on his selection was not a mere tribute to him, but to the country from which he came as well. The Netherlands, Mr. Hughes eald, “may be called the home on inter national justice, the seat 'of that great tribunal which has been estab lished to deal with international con troversies of a justiciable nature, the Permanent Court of International Justice: the place where In the past the powers have found It possible to enter into arrangements to extend and perfect the machinery of arbi tration.” Organization of the American- Mexican General Claims Commission was effected today and the body set for next the first of a series of meetings, expected to extend over two years or more, to complete the task of adjusting claims pending between the two countries and thslr (Continued on Page 2, Column 8.) WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1924-TWENTY-SIX PAGES. * PRESSURE BROUGHT TO AVERT WAR AS CHINESEJWZE Financial and Commercial Interests Seek to Pacify Opposing Factions. FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS WARN OF EVENTUALITIES 100,000 Men Gathered Around Shanghai—Refugees Seek Protection. By the Associated Pres*. SHANGHAI, August 30.—Re ports of skirmishing in the Quln san district where the forces of Chi Shieh-Yuan and Lu Yung- Hsiang. opposing Tuchuns, are gathering, although they have not been confirmed, have led to re newed efforts by Shanghai in terests to avoid open warfare. SHANGHAI. August 30.—While pressure was being brought to bear upon both sides in the impending factional Chinese war today, troops of the rival organizations continued to move into the contested zone, re fugees poured into Shanghai from the war clouded area, and foreign war craft was gathering here prepared for any eventuality. The mediating Influence in the sit uation today was the Chinese financial and commercial interests here, banded together in 52 organizations support ing the action of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerse, demanding a peace parley which may take place tomorrow. Reports from Nanking today from Chi Shieh-Yuan said that a major portion of Gen. Wu Pel-Fu's Chihli troops are being sent to the aid of Chi Shieh-Yuan, the aggressor in the threatened conflict against Lu Yung- Hsiang, tuchun of Chekiang Province. Floods Imprison Troops. Decision to send his troops to the aid of Chi was said to have been reached by Gen. Wu after reports re ceived at Peking Indicated that the forces of Marshal Chang Tso-lln. war lord of Manchuria and defeated rival of Gen. Wu, were hemmed In by flood waters and would be unable to attack the remnant of Gen. Wu's forces in Chihli during the absence of the lat ter's forces in the Shanghai district. Thus, the outbreak anticipated be tween Chang Tso-lln and forces of Gen. Wu, which was the major con flict feared as a result of the impend ing war, has been averted, it was be lieved here today. As a result of the peace pressure being brought upon those in command of the opposing forces in the Shanghai district, the belief was expressed here this morn ing that actual hostilities have been delayed and it was certain that no outbreak would occur for three days. 100,000 Will Gather. Approximately 60.000 troops were reported gathering or en route today to the war zone to comprise the forces of Chi Shieh-Yuan. Lu Yung's forces were reported at 40.000. While the population of Shanghai was wrought up today over the pros pect of becoming the center of a theater of war no defense prepara tions were apparent, although it was learned last night that the Shanghai volunteer corps, a foreign defense organization, was preparing for even tualities. It was apparent to observers that the two major points where the at tacks are expected from the forces of Chi Shieh-Yuan were the Woosung forts and the Lungwha arsenal In the environs of Shanghai. Trains continued to run behind schedule today. BRINGING UP GUNS. Troops Prepare for Conflict—Refu gees Fill Trains. BY JAMES L. BUTTS. By Cable to The Star and Chicago Daily News. SHANGHAI, August 30.—Gen. Chi Shih Yuan. tuchun of Kiangsu province, was actively preparing to day to open hostilities against Chekiang provincial troops controll ing the Shanghai and Sungkiang areas, restoration of Shanghai to Kiangsu province being the principal state object. Gen. Chi's troops are massing at Quitman, 30 miles west of Shanghai, and are reported bringing up heavy artillery and machine guns. Chekiang provincial troops, which will oppose Gen. Chi, are drawn up five miles out of Shanghai. A visit to Quinsan by the cor respondent today showed it almost entirely deserted by the civil populace and all shops closed. All incoming trains to Shanghai from points along the Nanking railroad line are jammed with refugees seeking protection. Shanghai train schedules have been badly disrupted by military trains which are rushing troops to support Chekiang provincial forces massed outside the city. Commercial Circles Worried. Both foreign and Chinese commer cial circles here have grown anxious over runs on Chinese banks and the depression of some varieties of Chinese banknotes. Chinese warships from Nanking, foochow and Tsingtao are moving toward Shanghai late Friday with the purpose of attacking Woosung forts at the mouth of the Whangpoo River. Nanking naval authorities have issued warning against shipping craft of any kind ascending the river toward Shang hai between sunaet and sunrise. The effect of the warning is expected to be the prompt dispatching of foreign warships here to protect foreign ship ping. • ■ Seek to Brine Peaee. ■ Local Chinese commercial and bank ing Interests are making every effort to institute a parley between opposing factions. Terms offered by Gen. Chi Sai Yuan, as a basis for a peace parley are that Gen. Lu Yung Slang, present tuchun of the Shanhai and Sunkiang areas, shall resign and accept the post of inspector general of Chekiang and Fukien provinces; that Gen. Ho Feng Lin, Lu's Shanghai lieutenant accept the tuchunshlp of Chekiang province and that the whole Shanghai district shall be restored to Kiangsu province. (Continued on Page 4, Column 5.) t ’■ " bñbuhnibĝuiguigu OGDEN SCHEDULED TO PERFORM TODAY Mogridge Secondary Choice as Nationals Prepare to Renew Attack. , IF , W. U P.-t. Win. Lwc. Washington 73 54 .575 .578 .570 New York.. 70 54 .565 .568 .560 A game-and-a-half ahead of the world’s champion New York Yan kees, Buck Harris and his far famed gang were sitting pretty on top of the American League today, and lat est reports from the Yankee Stadium, where the third of their four-game series will start at 3 o’clock daylight savings time this afternoon, had it that there were strong Intentions on the part of the Washington aggre gation to make it three straight. Mr. Harris was not bashful, when, interviewed today In New York, about the selection of a pitcher for this afternoon's game. Neither was he in clined to minimize the Importance of said selection. The well known and handsome Curley Ogden, faceti ously referred to at times as the Sheik of Swarthmore, was ready and willing to mount the mound for the Washingtonians, and Mr. Harris was confident that the Curley-headed one would lend able assistance to his eight teammates in bring home the bacon. Mast Sait Burl. But should Curly not warm up to suit the critical eye of Mr. Muddy Ruel, Bucky Harris will have George Mogridge in reserve. George, it Is said, has blood in his eyes, and when in New York always confines his diet exclusively to raw beefseak and gunpowder, such is his antipathy to anything that wears a Yank uniform, and such is his determination to grind such wearers in the dust. George, if he doesn't work today, will get his left-handed chance tomorrow. The fact that Washington, even should the Yankees accomplish the unexpected and win today, will re main In first place did not serve to diminish the team’s determination to take another fall out of Babe Ruth and his helpers. Victory is sweet, and the Bucks have tasted of it these last two days, and found it to their liking. Their appetites crave more. Two games and a half is better than one game and a half. Town I» Crazy. While the team is battling away in New York, Washington is has© ball crazy. A man can't get away from it. Everybody from the President of the United States to the traffic cops in the busy streets of Washington is talk ing base ball. The President indi cated to a friend yesterday that deep down In the recesses of his heart he hoped Washington would cop the flag. Perhaps he didn't say "cop the flag," but one can’t quote the President, and what he said amounted to the same thing. The President considers the Washington base ball team as the common property, so to speak, of the whole country, and for that reason he wants the team to win. While Mr. Clark Griffith, who Is In New York with one eye on his team and the other on the turnstiles, might not agree with the President about a large and divided ownership of the team, he will probably agree with everybody that Mr. Coolidge put it rather neatly and he appreciates the generous sentiments expressed. Mr. Coolidge is one fan so far who has not gotten his world series ticket. He’s keeping cool about that matter for the present, but he made it plain that if Washirlgton played in a world series he certainly would be among those present. Another crowd of thousands stood in front of The Star’s scoreboard yesterday and watched Goose Goslin, Rice, Judge and others ring the bell at opportune moments. They also howled and booed decisively and spiritedly at the futile efforts of one Babe Ruth to hit the lighting streaks of Walter Johnson. •The scoreboard is In perfect work ing condition despite the hard strain brought about by the last two days, and is expected to perform efficiently again this afternoon before a large crowd. A good time Is expected to be had by all. Prince Paying Second Vhit Here With Less Formality Than First Sat at Sick Bed of Wilson and Wistfully Listened to Story of Grandfather's Early Washington Escapade, BY ItOBKKT T. SMALL Edward Albert, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall. Duke of Rothesay, heir-apparent to the British throne and sometimes "Baron Renfrew." is paying his second visit to the White House today. That is something no other royalty ever has done. If the young prince retains his present free dom—freedom from both state and mar tali cares—for a few more years, he is likely to come again. It is not at all unlikely that he may even visit the United States as king and emperor. He is fond of the West ern continents. He is particularly in terested in the Dominion of Canada, where he "ranches” on his best loved holidays. When he succeeds to the throne, if he is not a tottering old man at that time, those about him say that one of his first travels after the coronations in England and India will be to this side of the Atlantic. The King and Queen of Belgium set a precedent in this respect a few years ago. Both visits of the Prince to the 30 HURT IN CRASH OF H TRAINS Lake Shore Limited and De troiter Collide on New York Central Line. By the Associated Press. ROCHESTER, N. Y.. August 30. Thirty persons were injured, several of them seriously, when the Detroiter, No. 19, and the Lake Shore Limited, No. 47, crack New York Central trains, crashed near Savannah, outside of Syracuse, early today. According to railroad officials, the Detroiter, bound for Detroit, smashed into the rear car of the Lake Shore train when a break in the train line caused the brakes on No. 19 to set. The rear car, a sleeper, was wrecked, the occupants being hurled to the floor from their berth©. Engine In Derailed. The engine on the Detroiter, ac cording to passengers, ploughed for 15 feet Into the rear coach of the Lake Shore train. The Detroiter’s en gine was derailed by the Impact and the baggage car smashed. Traffic was tied up several hours. When news of the crash reached Rochester and Syracuse, special trains carrying physicians and nurses were rushed to the scene. The accident was in an Isolated spot, almost in the center of the Montezuma marshes. Most of the injured were taken to Syracuse and Rochester hospitals. The most seriously hurt were rushed to the former city and the rest brought here. • Loaded to Capacity. Both trains were loaded to capacity, according to railroad men. They were carrying many passengers on their way to their homes for Labor day. When the Injured arrived In this city, they were given first aid treat ment at the New York Central station. One woman was removed to a hos pital. Two railroad men, seriously hurt, were sent to a Syracuse hos pital. About 300 persons comprising about three fourths of the passengers (Continued on Page 4, Column 2.) JULIE REINHARDT DEAD. 1 Famous Actress and Suffragette Victim of Dropsy. NEW YORK, August 30.—Mrs. Julie Reinhardt, actress and suffrage worker, died today at the age of 80 after nine months’ illness from drop sy. She played with virtually all the prominent actors and actresses of two generations. She had been 111 since she fell 25 feet by stepping out of the wrong door of a theater in Eb Paso, where she was playing in "The Auctioneer." She Joined Henry Ward Beecher In 1868 In a fight for woman suffrage and foi 40 years she talked from street corners and platforms on behalf of the movement. White House have been in the shad ows of tragedy. He was last here in November 1919. just after Wood row Wilson had returned from the ill-starred league of Nations tour of the west. Ur. Wilson had suffered a stroke and was prone in bed. Never theless he expressed a wish to see the young Prince whose visit had created such a favorable impression on all of the American people. Mrs. Wilson and the Prince. Admiral Cary T. Grayson, and a few other White House intimates had lea together. Today the Prince lunched "en famille - ’ with the President and Mrs. Coolidge and their son John. The mourning: band on the left sleeve of the President's coat, the black at tire of the First Lady of the land, are evidences of the recent White House bereavement. Extremely youthful in appearance despite his 30 eventful years, the Prince today appeared but a boy him self and his presence at the Coolidge table will give momentary illusion of the completion of the family cir cle again. A delightful story is told of the (Continued on Page 2. Column 8.) CUE MAKING STANOON RECORD Backers Chiefly Worried Over Possible Election of Recal citrant Congress. nv DAVID LAWRENCE. President Coolidge's home-coming means the beginning of his active campaign to retain the office to which he succeeded a year ago. The strategy of the President Is settled. To all the Democratic cry of corruption and irrgularity, his answer is simple—he was not responsible for what happened before he took the oath of office. He stands on his own record of a year. Do his opponents claim he tolerates irregularity or connives in it? They must prove that in the last year he has identified him self In any way with the scandals ex posed by Senate investigating com mittees. That's the backbone of his defense against criticism. As for his policies, they, too, have been unfolded in addresses to Con gress and the country. In what respect have they failed? Do they represent a constructive purpose or a disturbing influence in the nation's life? Has the country gone to rack and ruin under his administration? Is not the past an indication of what can be expected for the future? Thus does the Coolidge campaign make its plea for continuance in power. Policies Well Known. Very little new may be looked for. The present policies of the Coolidge administration are well known. If successful they will be developed as circumstances permit. There are no commitments one way or the other except on a few issues lik,e the pro tective tariff. Practically everything Is in the hands of Congress anyway. The Executive has done a good deal of proposing, but Congress has done a good deal of disposing. Mr. Coolidge is not worrying Just now about legislative programs. If he wins the election he thinks Con gress will be more obedient. His opponents in Congress will be even more truculent, as the La Follette ticket will bring in a large number of radical Republicans who will be looking toward 1926 and 1928 to im prove the political strength of their movement. Resentment against Congress when it adjourned was intense in many parts of the country. Even the Re publican leaders were bitterly con demned. Privately even the partisans of Mr. Coolidge are compelled to ad mit that their real worry is about Congress, for with a Republican Executive and a rebellious Senate and House the Nation may encounter un certainty far more disturbing than any of the candidates for the presi dency could bring about alone. It’s the weakness In the Republican armor. Mr. Coolidge is safe and sane, (Continued on Page Z, Column 3.^ “From Press to Home Within the Hour ’* The Star’s carrier system covers every city block and the regular edi tion is delivered to Washington homes as fast as the papers are printed. Yesterday’s Circulation, 92,535 CHEERING THRONG ACCLAIMS WALES REACHJNGJMAL Crowd Lines Route From Union Station to White House for Greeting. WELCOMED BY HUGHES UPON ARRIVAL IN D. C. a Women and Girls Constitute Ma jority of Eager Watchers for Prince. Greeted by a throng of enthusiastic men and women who banked Penn sylvania avenue from the Capitol to the White House in a solid mass and jammed the concourse a* \’nlon Sta tion, Edward Albert, Prl,-*- of Wales, and perhaps the most ptMCtlar young man in the world, came *o Washing ton today to have luncheon with the President and Mrs. Coolidge. Never before, perhaps, has so dis tinguished a visitor come to Washing ton in a less unostentatious manner, ana yet been taken so eagerly to the hearts of the city's people. The progress of his highness from Union Station to the very doors of the White House was a procession of triumj i through a lane of cheering, humanity. Greeted by Hugl. rs. His highness reached Washington exactly at 5 minues aftsr 1 o’clock, several minutes later than schedule. He was met by Secretary of State Hughes and a representative of the liritish Embassy as he stepped off of the train, and immediately after shaking the hand of 'he Secretary of State most cordial If, hurried to the automobiles that outside of the President's entratue to rush him to the White House. Hopes were stretched across the east end of the station concourse to hold back the several thousand per sons who banked themselves along every point of vantage, stood for nearly two hours awaiting the arrival of the royal visitor ani then virtual ly milled with each otl-er for a closer view when he stepped into view. From the very minute he stepped from the train the st/lion echoed to the cheers of the throrg. Ik Plainly Garbed. The prince wore a suit of blue serge with white pinstripe, black shoes and a soft gray hat. In fact, he was so plainly garbed that several persons first mistook Maj. Solbert, his Amer ican militaiy aide while In this coun try. who looked immaculate in care fully pressed white uniform, for his royal highness. As the Prince of Wales stepped through the bronze grating that sepa rates the concourse from the trainshed he was greeted by a buret of cheers that made him pause for just an in stant. Quickly regaining himself, how ever, he raised his hat and continued on, constantly doffing his hat to the admiring crowd. By his side walked Secretary of State Hughes, also plainly dressed in a black sack suit and Pan ama hat. Thousands Wave Greeting. Thousands of persons waited out side of the station entrance and Dela ware avenue to the Capitol grounds was banked, too. Pennsylvania ave nue direct to the gates of the While House was crowded and thousands waved handkerchie.s to the royal vis itor as his car swept past. In front rode two motor cycle policemen and behind four more acted as escorts. Outside of the station the police protection was perfect, and although it carefully guarded his royal high ness from any annoyance, it did not interfere with the crowd getting a glimpse of the Nation's distinguished visitor. Now and then, however, some disappointed girl was heard to ex claim in distressed tones: “Oh. he wont by so fast I didn't even get a chance to see him.” At least 90 per cent of the crowd was composed of women and girls. They were banked around the Penn sylvania avenue entrance of the White House in such a solid mass that traffic moved with difficulty. A veritable automobile parade followed the prince on his journey up town, but motor cycle policemen efficiently kept annoying motorists from "nos ing” their way into the official pro cession. White House Gates Closed. As the cars swung through the White House gates they were quickly closed to keep the crowd, which was already making a rush, from follow ing in. The President and Mrs. Cool idge greeted his royal highness per sonally. It was 20 minutes after 1 o’clock when he entered the Executive Mansion, and formalities were dis pensed with. The luncheon hour was set for IJO o’clock, and after his highness had been given time to prepare for the meal, he, the President, Mrs. Coolidge and John Coolidge went Immediately to the table. Out of deference to the wishes of the prince and the Presi dent and Mrs. Coolidge, who are still in mourning for their son, Calvin, Jr., everything was strictly Informal, and the luncheon was more of a family affair than a reception to the heir apparent to the British throne. Later this afternoon the members of the cabinet and the ladies of their families will go to the White House to meet his highness. Here, too, no effort will be spared to make the reception strictly Informal, v and soon after the guests have departed, the prince will bid the 'President and Mrs. Coolidge good-bye and return to his train. It is scheduled to leave for New York at 4 o’clock, arriving there at about 9 o’clock. No stops are expected to be made en route. Crowds Excluded from Grounds. So dense a crowd gathered today on the White House lawn, hoping to see the prince close at hand when he crossed the threshold of the man sion, that eventually they all were excluded from the grounds by the police. President Coolidge had given in structions that the big Iron gates along Pennsylvania avenue were to remain open, but he had not counted on so large a gathering as assembled long before the prince’s train reach ed Washington. When the Govern ment departments closed at noon for the Saturday half-holiday thousands more, including many tittering, bob haired clerks and many of their sis ters who had grown gray-headed In the Government service, poured through (Continued on Page 2, Column 74 TWO CENTS.