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“ASMOKE BOVS SENTENCED TO BE HANGED. Charles Dobbs. Mrs. William von Phul, jr.. of New / -) A PART OF WASHINGTON’S ARMY AT VALLEY FORGE AGAIN. As a feature of Philadelphia s eele.
\) years oliJ.jinl Ihonias J. foran, I. years old. who have been sentenced \ V ork, who won the first National all- ( hralion of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the meeting of the First Continental Congress at Valley , 01 , ng ••J'timore for the murder of a jeweler. An effort is bring ) comers’ cross-word puzzle lourna- ( / M Forge. Pc., was again turned into a Winter camp of the Revolutionary Army. Here are a few of “soldiers of ma< <• to raise money for a new trial in the ease. ) ment held in New V ork Saturday. ( M Washington's Army” submitting to an inspection of arms by Gen. Washington and members of his staff. I" 1 'IT < tr da bieh these two well known Parisian dancers, Mitly and Tillio, will reveal in a ( THE LINER LEVIATHAN LOSES A FIN. Workmen removing one of the great propellers of the steam new Broadway show. Photograph snapped aboard the steamship Paris ( ship. While in midorean the ship dropped a blade of the propeller, and a new one is being plared at the Saturday afternoon. Copyright hy tv a Phoio*. j shipyard in South Boston. By timed N>«s Picture*. COOLIDGES ATTEND ■ MASONIC SERVICE Sermon at Temole Heights Is! i Heard by Hundreds—Prayer for President. President and Mrs. Coolidge were the quests of honor at special re ligious services held on the grounds of Temple Heights, the site of the proposed new Masonic Temple. Con necticut and Florida avenues, yester day afternoon, and attended by hun dreds of persons. The service, which was a highly impressive oife. was arranged by the Worshipful Masters' Association under the auspices of the Grand Hodge, F. A. A. M.. of the District of Columbia. There was a special prayer for the President, and the sermon that followed was an appeal to indi viduals to recognize in Freemasonry a means of bringing back the per sonal life of God. using concepts of the prophets of the eighth century B. C., as an illustration. Choir. (Gee Club and Band. The service was in charge of Charles F Roberts, grand master of the Dis trict. and Rev. John C. Palmer, grand chaplain. Rev Ze Barney T. Phillips, pastor of Epiphany Church, delivered the sermon. Benediction was pro- i pounced by Rev. Charles E. Fultz. I pastor of the United Brethren Church. Music, under the direction of J. Wal ter Humphrey, was by the quartet of St. Paul's English Lutheran Church, the Almas Temple Glee Club, con ducted by J. P. Shaddlck, and the United States Navy Band, led by » Charles F. Benter. For his text, on this occasion. Rev. Phillips took, "He hath showed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do Justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with thy God?” Text Harding Favored. Rev. Phillips after announcing his text explained that the late President Harding said that was'the one text in all the Scriptures that he had used as a guide for his actions throughout his life. Rev. Phillips during the course of his sermon declared that "no man can wrest from any one the power of character, for it is one of the secret processes of God. No one can wrest the secrets of the human heart from another. No man ran understand love until he knows love is God." "There have been periods in our history,” Rev. Phillips said also, "when men, in one guise or another, have attempted to attain to infallibil ity. There is no infallibility, but of the love and great, tender mercy of God. Some others have thought they could unlock the doors of mystery by a short way.” '“Assigned to Air Squadron. Lieuts. Theodore C. Lonnquest and Felix B. Stump of the Naval Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department have been assigned to duty on the air craft squadron, battle fleet, and Lieut. William B. Young, Naval Supply Corps, at the recruiting barracks, Hampton Roads. Va., has beeh trans ferred to the Washington navy yard for duty. Four Destroyers Figure in Unusual Accident in West Details of an unusual accident j which occurred in San Francisco j i Harbor Saturday in the battle fleet j ' were given the Navy Department j today in a dispatch from Admiral S. S. Robison, commanding. While engaged in fueling five destroyers which lay alongside, the oiler Guyama “dragged anchor” and finally ran afoul the Arizona. The destroyers Wood and Hull, in attempting to get clear of the Guyama. fouled the Tennessee and sustained damage to their propel lers and undersides. No explana tion was given as to the cause of the anchor being dragged, but it was assumed here that an unusual wind must have arisen. "No damage to either Arizona or Tennessee,” the dispatch said. “Investigation still under way to ascertain damage to other destroy ers, but believe none resulted. Court of inquiry in session.” ' DAUGHERTY SAYS DAVIS ANSWERED EVASIVELY Declares No Reply Was Made to Charge of Misrepre sentation. By the Associated Press. COLUMBUS, Ohio. September 2!>. — (Harry M. Daugherty, former Attorney General, in another statement here yesterday, asserted that John W. . Davis, Democratic candidate for Pres ident, has not answered his letter of a week ago, in which he charged that Davis, in his speeches, was condemn ing him without a full knowledge of all the facts. “Now that I have read Mr. John W. Davis’ letter I find that it is not at all responsive to my letter to him,” said the Daugherty statement. “It is practically a reiteration of his speeches, which justified my writ ing him as I did. From the responses 1 have received from all over the country, I am satisfied my position is well understood and what took place in Washington now is well "known." IN RABBITBORO—-Dick Came Too Soon! _ BY ALBERTEVE RANDALL [ SAV, mav floppy / f WHY . DORA \ WAS N’T H 7 SAV. ma ! whatja\ SHE- SMP she WAS 1 SAIP JWAS THAT FINE- ? WITH il SUPPOSE Pmss JJJ PERFECT NUISHNCE 1 nrif J J I THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1924. WALSH TO RESIST ROBISON ADVANCE . Senator Will Fight 0. K. on Boost in Rank of Oil . Deal Figure. A statement Issued by the Demo cratic national committee quotes Senator Walsh of Montana, who prosecuted the oil investigation, as declaring that he will resist the attempt to promote Rear Admiral Robison, chief of the Bureau of Engineering of the Navy Department, to the rank of rear admiral on the permanent 11st- Such an attempt, it was added, also would be followed by further in vestigation of his part in the leasing of the naval oil resedves. His pres ent rank on the permanent list is that of captain, and he holds only temporary rank as rear admiral be cause of his asslgmment with the bureau. Walsh Statement. A statement by Senator Walsh, is sued by the committee, said: "It will be interesting to prosecute an inquiry into how it happened that he. among all the cllgibles in the Navy, schooled in what he knew about the reserves by Doheny and imbued with exactly the same ideas about them as those entertained by that gentleman, should have been selected to head the Bureau of En gineering to which was intrusted the care of the reserves. "Those interested will be reminded that he knew and approved of the transactions, notwithstanding the secrecy that attended them and the lack of competitive bidding, that he conceived the plan, of circumventing Congress by stretching the power granted so as to permit paying for the tanka with oil —two barrels for one barrel of storage—and that he inaugurated the system ■without any knowledge as to whether what would be left would be adequate to the needs of the Navy In any kind of an emergency." i Skeletons of Indians Unearthed in Mound Beside Florida Lake j ———— 1 B.v the Associated Press. j WKST PALM BEACH. Fla , Septem i her 29.—Bones of 1 4 human skeletons. I some almost intact, have been un | covered 12 miles south of here on the ! shores of lake Worth and at a point where that body of water is separated from the ocean beach by some 50 yards of high land. The skeletons were found b.v work men who are cutting: a new’ roadway along the lake shore to displace the ocean boulevard. They were dis covered about 18 inches beneath the surface of a mound 10 feet high and 40 feet in diameter. Excavations for the new road were laid between two mounds to avoid moving so much earth. The burial mound is composed of beach sand. The skeletons were found lying In tiers, the skulls point ing to the apex. The skeleton of a baby was found beside one. that of a dog beside another. Beside the skeletons were found colored beads, evidently of glass, some in amethyst and amber. A pair of scissors almost rusted away. BERGER TELLS WHY HE’S FOR LA FOLLETTE Fought Senator 25 Years. But Now Says He Is Better Than Other Politicians. By the Associated Press. • CHICAGO, September 29. Why Victor Berger, after opposing Robert M. I*a Follette for 25 years, is now supporting the independent candi date, was explained last night in an address by the Socialist Congressman from Milwaukee, Wis. "We started a Socialist paper to fight La Follette,” explained the Congressman. "I have fought him for 25 years, and now I have come here to ask you to vote for him. "The Socialist party did not grow as it should. That was the fault of conditions. "It is because we have very few American workers who are compelled to stay workers all their lives. There is always a chance for them to get ahead on the shoulders of the im-P two bone needles, and iron bracelets rusted into the wrist bones also were j discovered. A lead bullet also was found. Pieces of potteryware believed to be j baked of clay with a shell binder ' were found in numerous quantities, j Contour of these pieces indicate some j of the bowls were three inches deep ] and 18 inches in diameter, while ; others approach the broken parts of vaselike bowls. All of these are red or black in color, the outside sur faces indicating that they had been molded in reed or fiber baskets. So far the excavators have explored about one-third of this mound. The mound standing opposite it, of the name proportions, is composted of fresh water shells, mostly small, in terspersed with a few conchs. Layers of charcoal lead to the belief that this mound was used for firing pur poses. Those in charge of the road work declare that the skeletons unmistak ably are those of Indians. A third mound stands nearby. DAWES TO REST 4 DAYS. EVANSTON, 111., September 29. Back from his speaking trip to Min nesota and Wisconsin, Charles G. Dawes. Republican candidate for Vice President, yesterday entered upon a four-day period of res# and prepara tion for the final month of campaign ing. Mr. Dawes will leave Wednesday night for Memphis, Tenn., where he will speak Thursday night on the first trip into the South made by any of the presidential or vicp presidential candidates of the three major parties. On his return he will spend a day or two here and then start on a ten day tour of the transmississippi in terior States, outlined by the Republi can national committee. migrant. "La Follette is no hero: he is a shrewd politician, but he has & bet ter record than any other politi cian. ♦ • •” Among other speakers were Morris Hillquit, wealthy Socialist leader of New Tork; Joseph W. Shafts, Socialist candidate for Governor of Ohio, and James H. Maurer, president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor. I WHEELER TACKLES ; COLORADO TANGLE | Gives Aid in Fusing Two Sets of Electors —Speaks in Denver Church. By the Associated P-ess. DENVER, Colo., September 29. In additin to delivering three cam paign addresses here today. Senator Wheeler, independent vice presi dential candidate, promised to take a part in determining Colorado cam paign strategy for the La Follette ticket. He was expected to announce an indorsement in behalf of him self for Senator Adams. Democrat, who is seeking a long term in the Senate as an opponent to Senator Phipps. Republican, and likewise he was called upon to express a selec tion between two prospective sets of La Follette-Wheeler presidential electors, or to negotiate a fusion. He will leave Denver early Tuesday for Cheyenne, en route via Montana for the Pacific Coast. Senator Wheeler varied his cam paign routine yesterday to the extent of occupying a church pulpit for the evening. He dealt only indirectly with political topics in the address, delivered at the Grace Community Church, but declared that he had found on a recent trip to Europe that countries, after many yoars of semi monarchic and militaristic govern ment, were turning to leadership representing their agricultural and working population in order to ob tain better prospect for peace and social Justitce. Senator Wheeler pleaded for law enforcement in the United States, and repeated & campaign mention of Treasury Secretary Mellon as "hav ing been forty years in the whisky business,” but notwithstanding being now in control of Federal' prohibition enforcement-” Fifty-four countries are now co operating in the fight against ill health. WOMAN FATALLY HURT. Auto Driver Speeds Away After Accident. COLO MBIA, S. C., September 29. — Miss Hortense Landrum, 49, was i I knocked down and fatally injured by j | a motor ear here last night. The car i j did not stop and the identity of the i I driver is unknown, although the j I police have begun a search for him. j Miss Landrum lived with her j brother-in-law and sister. Rev, and I Mrs. Hugh R. Murchison, the former of whom is a professor in the Pres bvterian Theological Seminary here. DAVIS SOON ENTERS ON BIGOFFENSIVE Plans Vigorous Campaign in Middle West, East and Border States. By the Associated Pres*. ® LOCUST VALLEY, N. T.. September 29.—John W. Davis began prepara tions here today for the last big of fensive in his campaign. The offensive will cover three gen eral fields, the Middle West, the East and several of the border States. It will be inaugurated next Wednesday in Maryland with addresses at Fred erick and Baltimore and will end with a rally in New York City on the night of November 1. Returning to New York Thursday from Baltimore. Mr. Davis will speak that night at Madison Square Garden with Gov. Smith. Then he will make a one night stand in New Jersey and another in Rhode Island before start i ing westward through upper New York State. In the last month of the campaign the Democratic presidential candidate will deliver more than a score of set addresses and will give an even great er number of rear platform speeches as he travels through New York. Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky. Mis souri and other states. BUM DISMISSAL STILL UP IN 1— Continued Illness of Director Delays Mayor Kendrick’s Letter of Notification. j By the Associated Press. PHILADELPHIA. September 29. Brig. Gen. Smedley D. Butler, whose resignation as director of public safety is reported to have- been re quested by Mayor Kendrick in a let ter prepared a week ago but with held because of the general's illness, has been ordered to remain at home another day. The mayor declined to confirm or deny reports that he would send the letter to the director's home in the event Gen. Butler was unable to come to City Hall today. He previously stated that it would not be handed the director until he returned to his desk. Hutlrr Warmed by Physician. • Gen. Butler’s physician declared: that should he disobey orders to-' s remain home it might result in a*, “complete physical breakdown witbr possibilities of serious consequences.'*, A mass meeting will be held tonight! in the Academy of Music to against the proposed removal osk Director Butler. More than 4.000" tickets have been distributed and at-’,, rangements have been made for an overflow meeting. The meeting was called by the Lawr.„ Enforcement League, representatives" of which have been summoned toV Washington by Attorney General Stone to tel! what they know about allegations of political corruption by Federal office holders in Pennsylvania contained in a telegram sent Presi dent Coolidge by William R. Nichol son, jr.. secretary of the league. Joseph M. Steele resigned as presi dent of the enforcement league Sat urday because he did not approve of the message. Resolutions urging the retention of Director Butler were adopted yester day by the congregations of many of the city’s churches. » WOMAN NOMINEES AIDED. Alice Paul Pledges Party Support to Six Candidates. The National Woman's Party will center efforts in a “woman-for-Con gress” campaign for the five woman candidates for Congress in Pennsyl vania. Alice Paul, vice president of the organization, declared in a state ment yesterday. It was emphasized that only six States have nominated women for Congress and these women, “with one exception, have received only those nominations which no man wanted.” Both major political parties were criticized for unwillingness to permit women to run for the higher offices, except "where there is sup posed to be no chance of victory." Naval Officer Resigns. The resignation of Lieut. David M. Collins of the Navy, attached to the receiving ship at New York, has been accepted by the President, to take ef* feet November 10. 17