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SUPERPOWER PLAN WINS IN FIRST STEP Recommendation of Approval to Go Before General Con ference Session. * ( Advocates of super-power broad casting stations have won their first skirmish at the third national radio • conference. A subcommittee of the conference Is expected to lay before the, third General session today a recom mendation that the installation of jeilP'r-power stations be permitted tinder experimental licenses by which the Government might discontinue them w ithin a year if their operation eliminates the smaller stations from the Add. The subcommittees recommendation may encounter some opposition in running the Gamut of approval of the General conference, and the Depart ment of Commerce. As drafted by the subcommittees at a session yesterday afternoon, the proposal follows; Test of Proposals. "To determine the advisability of permitting expansion of broadcasting hy employment of increased power beyond that now proscribed in the regulations for class B stations, to permit use of apparatus for this pur pose to any individual, to remove cer tain limitations now prescribed for class l» stations eqd for the further! purpose of obserx ins what interfer- j cnee, if any, might result in public broadcast reception in various loca tions. this committee respectfully recommends: "That a new class of licenses be established and that licenses in this Hass he granted by the secretary of Commerce, mlw shall have discre tionary power to prescribe the type of apparatus, location, wave length, power and requirements of operation for such stations, and. further, that licenses for such stations shall be granted on an experimental basis for such period or periods of time as the Secretary of Commerce may deter mine." Fight bed by Mrnnff. David Mar n off, vice president and gemral manager of the Radio Cor poration of America, has led the fight I for superpower stations, supported by | I'raw ell Croslej of the Crosiey Radio < 'orporation. .Mr. Sarnoff told the conference at its opening session Tuesday that his concern has ex pressed a willingness to erect a super power station outside of New York City on condition that it would be closed down by the Government within a year if it created undue interference with other stations or did not meet with popular approval. The Radio Corporation of America, he declared, was willing to run the risk, so confi dent was it of success The general session of the confer- | cnee today received reports of prog- i ress from the chairmen of the seven i subcommittees appointed by Secretary! of Commerce Hoover to consider vari-| ous problems of the radio industry. After a recess this afternoon the com mittees will reconvene to complete their work and draw up their reports to the conference. TRUST IN ZACHARY IS ASSET TO GRIFFS tContinued from First Page.) of the scries and with the other ac • ommodations so limited the demand J far exceeds the supply. Another rcc- i ord iTowd for the Capital is expected j when Cmpirc-in-Chicf Klein starts) the proceeding*. /.irharj lo Pitch. This is scheduled to boa sotto be- j tween southpaws with Jezebel Te cumseh Zachary representing lo«-al i talent on the bill, opposed by Arthur; Nehf. McGraw’s leading exponent of j the Hinging art- Kach already has aj x ictory to his credit in the current I combats, Nrhf having taken the mens- I tire of Johnson in that memorable 111- j inning affair that initialed the chain- I pionship matches while Zaohary I emerged with a triumph the follow ing afternoon over Jack Bentley, Johnson’s conqueror of yesterday. Zachary has had three days for re cuperation following his sterling per formance on the Sabbath and is ex pected to give the usual good account i of himself. His team mates enter j battle behind Zachary with more than j their customary degree of confidence; due to implicit faith in his courage J and ability, and with their character- j is tic pameness can be depended to j scrap for everything in sight until the 1 final out »hf flax Pood Rest. N’chf has had an even longer period ] of rest than Zachary, hut, due to the tact that he has been nursing an in jury to his pitching hand, which was struck by a line drive in the opening affray, his condition may be regarded as more questionable. It was hoped that Roger Peckin paugh. veteran shortfielder of the Na tionals. who have been seriously han dicapped by bis enforced Idleness in the last three games, again would be in the line-up today. The Injury to Peck's leg, a painful charley horse that was sprung in the game here last Sunday, but which Roger kept silent about until compelled to quit in the third inning of Monday's game at New York, has not responded well to treatment. With the lame limb stoutly bandaged. Peck hopes to take his place on the field this afternoon and, if he is able to go through the contest with only half his normal de gree of efficiency, will be a vast im provement over the patched-up front the Griffs recently have had to pre sent with Oss Bluege shifted over to short and the earnest, but far less competent rookie. Ralph Miller, at third. To date, the Giants, notwithstand ing their advantage, of one in the game count, have failed to demon strate any marked degree of superi ority over the Nationals in any essen tial save that of reserve' strength, t'ertainly they have fought no harder than the Bucks, and if fate should de cree that Washington must wait even longer for a world championship team, its followers will be proud in the knowledge that they have given allegiance to a band of athletes wor thy of the most loyal support. TWO ARRESTED IN BANK SHORTAGE OF SIOO,OOO By the Aei-oclated Press. Philadelphia, October 9.—Charles I!. Lukens and A. C. Hamill, respec tively former and present assistant cashiers of the Parkesburg, Pa., Na tional Bank, which closed its doors lasi Saturday, were arrested here yes ttriday on warrants charging em bezzlement. Arraigned before Fed eral Commissioner Manley, they both furnished heavy bail, Lukens’ bond h. ing fixed at $25,000 and Hamill's nt SIO,OOO. Henry B. Davenport, Federal bank examiner, said the missing funds would reach over SIOO,OOO. Lukens recently resigned as bor ough treasurer of Parkesburg. The town was left financially embarrassed by the closing of the bank, and nego tiations for a loan from the Farm eis’ Bank there have been under way in order to pay the school teachers and borough employes, j. Capri to Be Given As Repose Center For World Savants By the .Awo<i*fr«l Pres*. PARIS. October 9.—The Paris Midi reports that Premier Mus solini of Italy intends to offer the Island of Capri to the League of Nations as a center of repose for ‘‘intellectuals’' of the world. Capri, at the southern entrance of the Bay of Naples. Is four and one-half miles long and three miles wide. It was the favorite place of residence of the Roman Emperors Augustus and Tiberius, the ruins of whose palace are still visible. It Is noted also for Its "bine grotto,” a cavern entered from the water and which receives its name from the beautiful tints of blue re flected from all its parts. MISHAPS MAR DAY AT RICHMOND FAIR Airplane Crashes on Roof, Killing Pilot, While U. S. Cavalry Horse Hurts Rider. By the Asso.'iaied Press. RICHMOND, Va„ October 9.—Two accidents marred the pleasure of thousands of visitors who attended "Richmond day” ceremonies of the Virginia State fair at the fair grounds here yesterday. Following an airplane collision late in the afternoon, which coat the life of Pilot Russell Simon of Newport News and resulted In injury to half a dozen spectators, a second tragedy occurred last night when Levi Anthony Manpongalo. attached to Troop F, Third United States Cavalry •if Fort Mver, was seriously injured during an exhibition of trick riding given in front of the grandstand. A few minutes before Simon, mem ber of a flying cirrus, met his death, a performer had transferred from his plane to another while both were in motion. In separating the tail of Simon’s plane struck the wing of the other and his rudder was demolished. Nose pointing downward, he foil straight to earth, striking the roof of the exposition building at the cast end of the grounds. As the plane struck, tearing a great hole in the roof of the building, the people inside became panic stricken. Fleeing from the shower of broken glass and falling timbers which caused injury, in one case serious to half a dozen persons, hundreds rushed to the exits only to be turned back by a great, excited crowd which surged around the outside of the Structure trying to get in. | After officers had quieted the crowd 1 members of the city fire department j removed the body of the aviator. j Hardly had order been restored be- I fore the second accident threw the crowd into excitement. The cavalry man, w ith other members of his troop, was giving an exhibition of trick rid ing when his horse slipped and fell, throwing the rider heavily. Manpon galo was taken at once to a hospital, where it was said later that he prob ably had a fractured pelvic bone. HUNDREDS DEFY COLD TO GET IN BLEACHERS tContinued from First Page.) ing a little color to naturally red dened cheeks. ”11 was lots of fun. We feel great,” they chorused in reply to a news paper man’s questions. Heading the other line converging at the gate was Edward E. siimms of Falls Church. Va., and his 14-year-old son. Otis, a student at the Ballston High School. Both said they were genuine fans and they proved it to the world last night by sticking i through, in spite of the fact that sev- j eral youths near them gave up their) places after midnight because they | could not stand the cold. Mother in Real Fan. “Otis was bound to see a world I series game, and his mother said that if X didn't take him. she would, so here I am. His mother is a better fan, even, than 1 am,” said Mr. Simms this morning. Behind the girls in line were six high school lads of this city. David Bell, Bates Warren Bell and Schroe clcr Bell, all brothers, and the last two twins, members of a prominent fam ily here and students at Central High Mchool. and Bill Keyser and Charles Buchanan, the former of Tech High School and the latter of Columbia Junior High School. They brought a couple of blankets with them, but gave one of them to the girls, like real heroes. Police Sympathetic. A special detail of sympathetic po lice from the eighth, precinct, under Lieut. J. A. Sullivan and Capt. Robert E. Doyle, patroled the street all night while those in line, slumbered, or tried to. Hot dog vendors did a good business during the night and again this morning, as did also ’dispensers of red hot coffee. In fact, many of the fans declared that if it hadn’t been for the hot coffee they could hardly have waited through. All the rigors of the, night were forgotten when the ticket booths opened this morning, however, and the bleacher seats soon were packed with the “owls,” yelling for the game to hurry up and start. HOLLAND TO PRESS WORLD PEACE EFFORTS Fifteen Economists and Scholars to Attend Next Month's Opium Conference. BY LEOPOLD ALETRINO. By Cable te The Star and Chicago Daily New* AMSTERDAM, October 9.—Holland indirectly plays an important part in efforts to establish a durable world peace. About 15 prominent Dutch economists and scholars, in cluding Herr Zimmerman, commis sary general of Austria, and Herr Van Wottum, president of the commission, are preparing for next month’s opium conference, and holding posts In vari ous economic or financial bodies created by the League of Nations. This week G. J. W. Bruins, profes sor of political economy at Rotter dam Commercial University, leaves for Berlin to assume the post of member of the general council con trollng the new reiehsbank. The council consists partly of foreign and partly of German members. It is understood that Prof Bruins will be elected general delegate for the for eign members. His appointment will be for four years and he will be charged spe cifically with control of bank note circulation. He will be assisted by five Dutchmen actually employed in Dutch banking. Recently Prof. Bruins met Sir Robert Klndersley at Ixmdon and the American members of the council, which will be constituted definitely, as soon as reorganisation of the reiehsbank has been completed. (CopyncbU Chicago Otiij 3cm fiej- THE STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C.. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 9. 1924. AERIAL SHOW SET FORMERIS Army Air Service Will Stage Benefit Demonstration for Relief Fund. A gigantic exhibition of activities of the Army Air Service will be held at Bolling Field. Anacostia, D. C., October 15 for the benefit of the Army Relief Association, an organization which protects the widows and or phans of thoae who died in the serv ice, It was announced today. The success of the. Army relief show at the field in September a year ago has spurred officers in charge of the en tertainment to eclipso that affair, which was the greatest ever held In Washington. The tentative program of the show, which Is scheduled to begin at .1 o’clock in the afternoon and con tinue for two hours. Includes free balloon ascension, sky writing, for mation flying competition between planes of the 99th and Headquarters Squadrons of the field, aerial photo graph exhibition. Including dislribu ti4»n of pictures of spectators 45 min utes after they are taken at 10 cents a copy; acrobatic formation of Vought planes, triple parachute jump and race from three Martin bombers, ex hibition of speed planes, including the Verville-Sperry monoplane that won the Pulitzer trophy race at Wil bur Wright Field, Ohio, last Satur day; destruction of "enemy” balloon by machine gun fire from a plane, bombardment of "enemy” village, smoko screen around the field through which a formation of planes will fly and maneuver and a review of all types of aircraft used by the. Army Air Service. Planes and pilots from fields in the East and West will fly to Washington to participate. Effort* now are being made to have the Douglas world cruisers here in time for tho show, but positive declaration could not be made as to the certainty of their presence because they now arc at Seattle. Wash., and are scheduled to be overhauled at their factory in California before any more flights are made. NEWS WRITER WEDS MARYLAND STUDENT Harold Kames Philips Marries Miss Dorothy B. Anderson, Rifle Expert. Harold Kames Philips member of The i-tar’s news staff, and Miss Dor othy Burton Anderson, daughter of Mrs. Minerva A. Anderson, of 3005 South Dakota avtnue. surprised many of their close friends yesterday by taking the solemn vows of matrimony in the presence only of the minister and members of the immediate fam ily of the bride. The couple were married by- Rev. Dr. John Britten Clark, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, at the pas. tor’s home, 2713 Wisconsin avenue. Accompanying the pair to the cere mony were the bride’s mother and sister. Mrs. Philips is a junior at Mary land University, where she is study ing sciences. She was a member of the gins’ rifle team of the university, which made a notable record last i y» ar. She is a graduate of Central j High School and of a private finish- i ing school. She is 22 years old. Mr. Philips is well known in news- j paper circles of Baltimore. Phlladel- I phia and New York. He. is tho son j of J. Chase Philips of Baltimore, and j is 31 years old. He resides at the i Potomac Park apartments. The couple will remain in the city for the world series, after which they will go on a short honeymoon trip to Skyland. Va. ROCKVILLE LINE ASKS GAP AT SILVER SPRING Public Service Body Told Bus Ar rangement Could Substitute Dur ing Track Work. Specitl Dispatch to The Star. BALTIMORE. October 9.—The Wash ington and Rockville Railway Co. has written to the Public Service Com mission asking authority to continue rail operations from Forest Glen to a point north of the steam railroad tracks at Silver Spring and from the District line to a point south of tho steam railroad tracks. "Or, in lieu of these arrangements.” S. R. Bowen, vice president, wrote, "the company asks authority to dis continue rail operations during con struction work and operate a bus line between Forest Glin and the District line. Os course, it is understood there will be no added cost for the service rendered under either method of tem porary operation.” Mr. Bowen stated the reasons for these requests were; "The cost to us for relocating our tracks under those of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad will amount to approximately $26,000 over and above the sum of s*,ooo for tem porary tracks. The last amount is more than the company can stand financially, so iwe have come to the conclusion not to attempt the con struction of any temporary tracks.” The situation will be investigated by the commission. ALEXANDRIA. ALEXANDRIA, Va.. October 9 (Spe cial).—Trustees and the board of lady managers of the Alexandria Hospital were re-elected at the annual meeting yesterday. It was decided to erect a tablet hearing the names of all per sons who had left bequests to the in stitution. The following trustees Were re-elected at tho expiration of their terms: Edward L. Daingerfield. Gard ner L. Boothe and Julian Y. Williams. The divorce decree of Holland Has kins from Bettie Haskins was set aside yesterday In corporation court when the case was reopened by Mrs. Haskins' attorney, Albert V. Bryan. The Alexandria trades exhibit in Armory Hall will close tonight. More than 1.300 persons visited the exhibit last night, more than 4,000 having visited it since opening Monday. Mrs. W. E. Lynch, 119 North Payne street, won the |25 award. The Kiwanis Club today had a short and snappy program, allowing most of tho members to get to the game this afternoon in Washington. Thomas Haynes hauled Herbert Violet from la*e street to Union Sta tion last night up King street in a toy express wagon In payment of a bet he made that the Giants would win the fourth game of the series. Hundreds of persons cheered the progress of the two-man parade. Firemen of this city last night at tended Alexandria night at tho fire men’s carnival being held this week in Potomac. John Lynch and Harry Krause, charged with taking certain articles from the Alexandria Laundry, were freed yesterday in Corporation Court. Lynch Iras acquitted and a nolle proase was entered in the second ewe. JOHNSON SHUNS OVATION; BROKEN HEARTED BY DEFEATS Tries Hard lo Smile for Camera as He Enters Auto Chen by Worshipers, Whose Faith, Pinned on Him, Were Dashed . With bowed head a heart-broken hero came haek last night to sane those who had pinned their faith in him, but whose high hopes he had dashed to the ground on two supreme occasions because he had tried too hard to please them. As he walked slowly with his ever present wife and earr> ing In his arms a liny youngster whom he had wished could ahare the fame that would have come with the ending of a brilliant 18-year earner in a blaze of world aeries glory, he kept his eyes down cast. hoping that thousands waiting for his comrades to arrive at Union Station might fail to recognize him. Perhaps, like men and women do all too often, that crowd would over look the fact that this man had won for them Washington's first pennant in the disappointment they must feel over his failure to come through when a world's base ball champion ship was at stake. He feared to have those accusing eyes of Kia friends set upon him, as he made his way to the handsome limousine they hud given him before his fail ures. Ovnflen Is Ignored. Consequently, when a spontaneous, ■ mighty shout rose in the great sta tion concourse, he neither looked to the right or left. Those cheers were not for him. he told himself. Thei were, no doubt, for "Goose,” and "Hucky" and "Peck,” who preceded him. Those men were real heroes. They had proved their worth and won the cheers. But something surely -was wrong The crowd would not be denied. A man still is as much a hero some times when he goes down to defeat, DAVIS MAPS PLAN FOR MIDWEST TRIP Candidate Replies to Hughes’ Keynote Address in Buffalo Speech. 11. the Associated Ppes.«. ON BOARD DAVIS TRAIN EN ROUTE TO NEW YORK, October His campaign drive in upper and western New York ended, John W. Davis, Democratic candidate for President, swung East today, headed for New York City to prepare for a ! two-week tour of the Middle West. | Mr. Davis boarded his train 1m- j mediately after his speech in Buffalo last night. He told friends who i escorted him from the auditorium to the railway station, that while the New York trip had been strenuous, he felt more than compensated. On arrival in New Y'ork City, the candidate arranged to go direct to his home in Locust Valley to register so he could vote in November for the State and national Democratic tickets. His newly acquired status in New York will allow him to vote in this State for the first time on Novem ber 4. To Speak in Indiana. On the Western tour, scheduled to begin Friday evening Mr. Davis will go first to Richmond, and Indian apolis. Indiana, arriving Saturday. A swing through LaFayettc and Terre Haute will be made and later visits to Springfield and East St. Louis. 111. St. Routs., Mo., Nashville. Tenn.. Louisville. K}’„ Evansville, Ind.. Cin cinnati, Ohio, and to New York City by October 25. At least part of the nine days in tervening between the return to New York and November 4 will be given over to a new drive in New Eng land territory. Lieut. Gov. George R, l,unn, who has accompanied the presidential can didate on the three-day tour which ends today, declared the results had been "a revelation to me." "Three weeks ago.” the lieutenant governor said, "there was little talk of Davis in the districts he has visited. There can be no doubt but that the sentiment has changed.. Mr. Davis has made many personal friends and thousands of votes. All evidences now point to a victory for Davis and Smith.” ANSWERS HUGHES. Davis Devotes Buffalo Speech to Reply to Secretary. BUFFALO. N. T.. October 9.—An swering at length the "keynote” ad dress made in Cincinnati, Ohio, last week by Charles E. Hughes. Secretary of State, John W. Davis, Democratic nominee for President, brought his campaign in western New Y'ork to a close here last night. At Rochester earlier in the day, Mr. Davis paid a tribute to the Jewish re ligion and race and declared again his intolerance to “any feeling of re ligious prejudice or racial discrimina tion whatever.” His speech here, however, dealt mainly with political issues between the Democratic and Republican parties, which the nomi nee asserted, must be the basis on which thoughtful voters of the coun try will decide the verdict in No vember. Mr. Hughes’ speech. Mr. Davis said, represented "all that legal ingenuity aaid the zeal of an advocate could do for a client" and recalled "to one's mind his glowing defense of Senator Newberry when few others were ready to come forward in his behalf.” The Secrtary’s statement that the “one issue” of the campaign was whether the administration of Calvin Coolidge should be continued, Mr. Davis said he was willing to accept. For the other assertions that went to make up the Cincinnati address, the candidate held opposing or conten tious views. "If this campaign takes the form of a comparison of personalities,” Mr. Davis said, "it will not do so of my choosing, and X shall not permit my self to attack the personal or private character of the present occupant of the White House. But the case is dif ferent so far as questions of official conduct and administration, or the performance or non-performance of official duty, are concerned.” It was in this sense, the speaker said, that he approached Mr. Hughes’ discussion of executive leadership, ad ministrative scandals, tax reduction, the tariff and foreign affairs. He as serted that the Secretary had seen fit to apologise “for the conspicuous lack of co-operati*n between the President and his party in Congress,” and added' that the message which Mr. Coolidge sent to Congress last December, and which was said to have ‘captivated the country'.’ contained few recom mendations that attracted the atten tion of Congress. • • • judging from results. “The continuing and constant dis agreements between the President and Congress.” Mr. Davis said the Secretary had disposed of “with a wave of the hand as being due to the unwillingness of the President to sur render to ‘ill-considered demands fighting gamely to the last for cher ished ambitions, for his friends, for the right, as he i-j when he is putting the enemy to rout. "Walter! We’re with you, Barney, boy! Vea-a-a-a-h for Walter John- | son!” the masses were screaming as they rioted and raved to get a glimpse of that melancholy figure with the baby in its arms. Even the baby seemed to sense that noise was the proper thing at that particular mo ment. and he let out a lusty yell that was instantly lost in the greater bed lam from without the train gates, htraggle With Kmetlena. It looked suspiciously as though those lowered eyes of the returning hero were blinking rapidly at the floor and as though those lips were paled beneath the pressure of biting teeth. Struggling to control bis emo tions. the man. with his wife, walked on and out to the waiting machine. There he would have, slipped hur riedly into the front seat, behind the wheel, had Insistent newspaper men and photographers virtually pulled him back. "Plfase pose for us. Walter,” they begged, while the jamming spectators cheered. His good nature came to the rescue of the photographers at last, and they focussed their cam eras upon him as flashlights got ready to boom. "Now, smile a little, Walter,” one of of the cameramen cried . “That’s a bard thing for me to do,” cgmo tho reply. But he did Ills best as the lights flared. And there, in that focusrd smile, was the whole story of Walter John son's fame. He had done his best. GARFIELD CITIZENS RE-ELECT OFFICERS Resolutions Ask Bus Line Exten sion East of Anacostia River. Frank Oorom was re-elected presi dent of the Garfield Citizens’ Associa tion at a regular meeting of the or ganization last night in the Garfield School. The following also were re elected: William Taylor, vice presi dent; Richard A. CTiase, treasurer, and W. H. Icwih, jr., secretary- The association unanimously adopt ed resolutions to be forwarded to the Public Utilities Commission, asking for the extension of the bus line of tlie Capital Traction Company to Good Hope. This action is in <?o-operation with other civic bodies east of the Anacostia River in an effort to secure transportation facilities for this sec tion. Upon request of residents of Pear son street. Garfield, the secretary was directed to forward to the En gineer Commissioner notices issued by the Post uftice Department that carrier service would be suspended on that thoroughfare unless further im provements are made. The president was authorized to ap point a committee to co-operate with the Home and School Association in connection with the fair to be held at the school on October 23, and 24. Complaints from residents of Aingcr place and Bruce place regarding the condition of ‘those highways were placed with the committee on streets and lights, with instructions to bring them to the attention of the author- i Hies. Resolutions of sympathy over the death of William C. Oden, sergeant at-arms of the association and a for mer employe of the navy yard, were adopted. sponsored by a coalition in Con gress.’ ” Among the executive acts cited by Mr. Davis in his reply last night was the Japanese exclusion provision of the immigration bill, which he said, was passed over the President's op position in the House by a vote of 823 to 71 and in the Senate, 62 to 6. “A little more and the ‘coalition’ would have been unanimous.” Mr. Davis said. Discusses Senate Probes. With reference to the "scandals that have arisen since 1921,” as Mr. Davis described the "instances of corruption and official conduct dis closed by congressional investiga tions. the candidate asked If Fall, Daugherty or Denby would be "out of the Cabinet today if Congress had been silent." "The country is entitled to con sider.” he said, "whether those things or any one of them came about as the result of excutive Initiative, energy or determination, or whether each and all of them were not forced by pres sure exerted from without.” At another point, Mr. Davis said: "I invite the Secretary of State, and I invite any defender of tho present administration to name one single act in all this sorry business initiated by the executive.” The candidate mentioned the Ford ney-McCumber tariff act. saying it had not been considered by the Secre tary of State as an important issue in this campaign. He continued with this statement: "Privilege once intrenched never asks anything but to be left alone. It is clear that in the Secretary's mind the- offense of those who procured the writing of an unjust and extortionate tariff is more easily forgiven than that of those who would rewrite it.” Toiehei Diwm Plan. "In the discussion of the Dawes plan the Secretary is more modest than President Coolidge, who on the fifth of October declared that the American Government was the archi tect of the plan.” INCREASE IN MOTORING IS CREDITED TO WOMEN Editor of Auto Magazine Says Cars Are Driven Twice as Much as Five Years Ago. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO. October 9.—Women driv ers are greatly responsible for the in crease sales the National Automobile Sales Congress was told yesterday by Raymond Sherman, editor of Motor. Sixty per cent of the automobiles sold, he said, are closed cars. This is because the women desire a closed car. Automobiles are being driven twice as far these days as they were five yars ago. This is because the women drive them. W. B. Burgess of New Y’ork urged the motor salesmen to follow up their newspaper advertising with personal contact. “Take your wife into your confi dence,” he advised. "Tell her your troubles and she will help you sell automobiles.” Henry Pauline of Chicago was elect ed president of the organization and Edward Payton of Cleveland vice pres _ - RED CROSS FACES CONVENTION ISSUE Delegates Divided on Selec tion of Meeting Place. Pageant Is Success. The question of whether its next annual convention shall be taken out of the National Capital for tho first time since 1921. was sch.duled for consideration at the morning session of the American Red Cross, with In vitations from six diltcrent cities be fore it. The delegates from every State in the Union were understood to he di vided in opinion as to where the con vention should go, and whether it should leave Washington and the na tional headquarters. The invitations, which were referred to a special roin miltee for consideration, arc from St. Louts, Chicago, Hot Springs, Ark.; Detroit, Indianapolis and Cincinnati. Klaal Report* Today. Final reports of committees on nominations, rules and organization and resolutions were ready for pres entation today, and it was expected the formal business might be prac tically concluded early today. Among the most Important topics for dis cussion today was that of the "An nual Roll Call.” Dr. Thomas E. Green was to address tlie convention on this subject. A demonstration of Red Cross methods of water life saving was on the program for this afternoon at 2:15. to be condueted under direction of H. F. Enlows, director of life sav ing service. The demonstration was to take place at the Municipal swim ming pool on the grounds of the Wash ington Monument. A formal session tonight, to be ad dressed by Albert L. Murray of lowa. Dr. Charles P. Emerson of Indiana and Mrs. August Belmont, member of the central committee, will close the fourth annual convention. Service to School*. "The American Red Cross Service to Schools” was the genera) topic of an impressive session last night at Memorial Continental Hall, during which a pageant was presented with a local cast of more than 100 persons, Including many children. Dr. William Mather Lewis, presi dent of George Washington Univer sity. who presided, paid high tribute to the Red Cross service to schools, saying that it helped, whereas some other organizations were trying to load off onto the educational system work they themselves should be do ing. Dr. Lewis predicted that abolition of war would come not so much through legislation as through inter national education of children to a knowledge that children of all lands have similar ideals, feelings, ambi tions and yearnings for life. "The Junior Red Cross,” said Dr. Lewis, "is leading the way in the great movement of international un derstanding." Objective* Are Stated. R, P. Lane, chairman of the educa tion committee. Red Cross, declared that in striving to make the six serv ices of the Red Cross in Educational matters more popular with the schools there were two objectives—first, to teach children the ideal of the “richer j and more useful life.” and then to teach them that this richer and more useful life can best be found through unselfish "service” to others. How the schools are supplemented In their teaching by the six different services of the Red Cross gra phically and beautifully presented by the pageant. "The Gifts We Bring.” Two children, a boy and girl, in the pageant, attempting to escape from school, were halted by Education, played by C. L. Goodrich, who took them aside and revealed, through the pageant, first, ’ the gifts of the na tions'* to education, and second, ''the gift of the Red Cross. Players, picturesquely garbed, de picting tho various gifts, were pre -1 sented, symbolically showing where education came from, with contribu tions from China, India, Phoenicia, the children of Israel, Greeks. Ro mans and Germany, while Educa- ( tion also spoke of contributions from England and other lands. Nearly 100 la Cast. Mrs. George S. Derby played the role of Red Cross, introducing to Edu cation and the children the gifts from that organization. With almost a hundred children, including some from the embassies of Washington, dressed in the native costumes of many countries par ticipating, the pageant revealed what the Red Cross does with these services: 1. First aid, teaching what to do in case of accident. 2. Public health nursing, the nurse reviewing the progress children have made during the Summer. 3. Home h\gicne and care of the sick, teaching children how to meet present and future I responsibilities. 4. Nutrition, giving all children and teachers a knowledge of what to eat for health. 5. Life saving, with land drill to teach life saving. «. Junior Red Cross, helping to promote the spirit of service and friendliness among children of all natioos. Directed By Mr*. Pmtan. Little May Clark was a beautiful picture as the "Spirit of Service,” while Odell Whipple sang the solo, "Ring Out Sweet Bells of Peace,” in troducing the Red Cross. The pageant was written by Miss Louise Franklin Bache and directed by Mrs. Aurora M. Poston. Incidental music by the United States Army Band, W. J. Stannard, leader, fur nished a sympathetic background The United States Navy Band enter tained with a concert prior to the meeting of the evening. Among children from the embassies taking part in the pageant were Henry Howard, son of the British Ambassador; Eva and Darmad Kuraz, children of the first secretary of the Czechoslovakian legation, and Hector. Mercedes and Alice Elizalde, children of the Minister from Ecuador. FORBES’ SISTER RESENTS SENATORS’ TALK OF HIM Mrs. Marie F. Judkins Says Former Veterans’ Bureau Director Has Recovered Partly From Illness. By the Associated Press. BOSTON, October 9.—Mrs. Marie Forbes Judkins, sister of Col. Charles, R. Forbes, former head of the United Slates Veterans’ Bureau, In a state ment last flight assailed United States Senators David 1- Walsh and Burton K. YVheeler for campaign statements, which, she said, they had made in connection with Col. Forties’ administration of the Veterans' Bu reau. Declaring that she was tired of "the abuse Col. Forbes and his family have had to take.” Mrs. Judkins said, “If any of these honorable gentlemen wish to challenge me on my state ments I shall be glad indeed to hear from them.” Mrs. Judkins said that Col. Forbes Is partly recovered from his illness after a Summer at Plymouth, Mass. He now weighs 139 pounds, as com pared with 220 pounds when ho was taken ill. He is expected back next week from Washington, where he has been called to confer with his at torneys. Radio Problem , As Yet Unsolved , Cited by Hoover Secretary Hoover laid before the radio conference here yesterday ona problem tn enforcement of the radio regulations which the De partment of Commerce hasn't been able to solve. He told of receiving a letter recently from the mother of a boy In a Middle Western city protesting to the Department be cause the youngster couldn’t be torn away 'rom his radio set to go to bed at night. To offset this ease, however, the Secretary' cited thousands of let ters to the Department from grate ful parents extolling the virtues of the radio in keeping their off springs at home In the evening. DIXIE BALL STARS GUESTS AT GAME — Clarence Kraft and Joe Pate, Pitching and Batting Ex perts, Among Rooters. Clarence Kraft, Dixie's "Babe Ruth." and Joe Pate, the Walter Johnson of the Southland, wearing*- three-gallon hats and smiling as only Southwest erners can smile, came to Washington today in their world series pilgrimage as guests of Amon G. Carter, publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and other base ball fans of that city. .Mr. Carter, also wearing a character istic hat of the plains, and W. X. Moore, postmaster of Fort Dorlh, at tired In similar headgear, accompa nied the base ball flayers. There was also a fifth member of the party, whose voice has been heard often in Washington, coming out of the ether and Into long-distance sets of local radio enthusiasts—-" Hired Hand" liar rold Hough, the announcer of the broadcasting station of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Pmgßlrd l« Oonlitlftr. Kraft, who broke Texas pitchers’ hearts during the past season by cracking out just 55 home runs—4 under Babe's record —and Pale, who won 30 games and lost t> as a pitcher, with the others of the party, were presented to President Coolidge at 11:50 o'clock this morning. Then they had lunch and journeyed to the American Deague Park, where, hy their hats, you could know them, rooting for the best team to win the championship. On© of the places in Washington honored by a visit from the crack players of the South was The Eve ning Star Building. where they stopped to say vhow do” this morn ing. accompanied by Siliman Kvans, a local correspondent of the Star-Tele gram. Invited by McGraw. John McGraw himself, a personal friend of Mr. Carter, invited Pate and Kraft to the world series: after hear ing that the former had won two games in the Southern championship series, and that the latter had equal ed George Kelly's record of slamming out three home runs in one game. Mr, Carter, who it; vice president of the Ft. Worth baseball club, hap pened to think that a few baseball fans in Ft. Worth might want to chip in to send the idols of the town to the world series, and he got on the telephone late last week and called up a few friends. Inside of a quarter of an hour the purse had been raised, and as soon as the championship series of the South had closed, the men boarded a train to Washington. MERGER PLANS MADE. i Sailroad Officials Agree on Future Consolidations. NEW TORK. October s.—Execu tives of the Eastern railroads are I reported in Wall street to have com posed the major differences which previously have blocked plans for fu ture consolidations in Eastern terri tory. It is expected that their pro posals will be submitted to the In terstate Commerce Commission later this week. Previous reports indicated that a fifth trunk lin- system was under consideration, in addition to the en larged systems of the Pennsylvania. New York Central. "Nickel Plate” and Baltimore and Ohio. If you need work, read the want columns of The Star. Mothers and Others Will Appreciate This VV|E'RE AS PROUD as a youngster with a model report card every time the Government in spects pHESTHOT RIRMS MILK “The Knowing Mother Will Have No Other” Our average for the first half of 1924 is 97.14% on pasteurized and 99.62% on certified the highest Health Department grad ings on milk delivered in the District. It doesn’t cost more to give your children this margin of safety. Start our daily service now. Chestmrf^jhmusTkdry 1116 ConsecficotAm. - "PRAHKUN 4000* II!! ! - I POSSES HUNT TWO AFTER TAIL BREAK Rockville Keeper and Wife Knocked Down at Feeding Time by Hidden Pair. 6pe<i«l Impefch to The Sur. ROCKVIDDE, Md.. October 11.— Posses searched in vain last night for two prisoners who escaped from the Montgomery County jail late yester day after knocking down tho jajltr and his wife. William Myers and Otis Fauiconer. the latter a negro, had conr.elaed themselves behind a furnace. and when the jailer. William P. Trail, and Mrs. Trail, opened the iron door of tho prison corridor, bearing trays of food to the inmates, the two con cealed men sprang out. hurling them to the floor and flo.eing through the jail office. Tho negro was seized by another prisoner, but freed himself, leaving his coat. Myers From Washington. Myers, whose home Is In Washing ton, D. C., was charged with larceny in connection with the disappearance of an automobile, while the negro, known as "Kid Diamond.” was charged with assault to kill in firinc on two civilians and an officer several days ago at Gaithersburg. They are believed to have crossed the Potomac River into Virginia, and Sheriff Plummer and Police Chief Auil, ulin led the chase and eonducted the all-night search for the.m, believe they will not be found in Montgomery County. The police of Washington and Maryland and Virginia towns have been asked to keep a watch for them Woman Holds Pistol. Mrs. Trail, who was first to recover her feet after the escape, rushed into the jail office, procured a pistol and covered the other prisoners, who, however, made no attempt to escape. The prison was quickly locked up. the sheriff and chief notified and Trail was treated for a bruised head Myers and Fauiconer had concealed themselves, behind tho furnace but an instant before the corridor door was opened. It is required that all pris oners mount the stairs to the floor above at feeding time, as a safe guard against su<ffi outbreaks. The plot was put into execution with such quickness that the peaceable pris oners had no opportunity to warn the jailer and his wife before the door was opened. DIVINITY STUDENTS WILL STUDY YOUTH Religious Life of Modern Toung Men to Be Investigated at First Hand. CHICAGO. October 9.—An attempt to get acquainted with the modem youth—to learn his religious Impul ses—will he undertaken by a group of divinity students of the University of Chicago. Tliis study will be con ducted under the National Council of Religion in Higher Education which is directing similar researches at Harvard, Vale and Columbia Uni versity. divinity students will live with the other students. Mingle with them on the campus, attend foot ball games, participate in the cheering, go to frarternity dances, attend "rushing" parties and sit around the fire at night. "We feel." said Prof. J. M. Artman of the divinity school, "that too few persons understand the undergrarl uates and his life. It is essential, of course, that instructors who are to i talk to him about religion must know what is going on his mind. Anywaj if we are to know anything at all about the modern youth we must gd acquainted with him.” 1888 TREATY REPLACED. Mexico and Japan Sign Amity- Commerce-Navigation Pact. MEXICO CITY. October 9.—An amity, commerce and navigation treaty, was signed yesterday by For eign Minister Saenz and the Japanese minister, replacing the treaty of 18? s The new pact is along the usual lines except for a special clause by which both governments forego any claims against each other for dam ages suffered by their citizens in re bellious commotions or civil war.