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(U. S. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Fair tonight and tomorrow; not much change in temperature. Temperatures—Highest. 95. occurred at 5 p.m. yesterday; lowest, 70, oc curred at 5 a.m. today. Full report on page 7. Closing N. Y. Stocks and Bonds, Page 16 \” DC) (ICO Entered as second class matter post office, Washington, D. C. SCIENTISTS BARRED AS WITNESSES FOR DEFENSE OF SCOPES UNLEASHING STORNI Darrow and Judge Clash. Former Gives Latter “Right to Hope” Court’s Integrity Is Not Attacked. * DEFENSE IS PERMITTED TO PUT CASE IN RECORD Will Prepare Substance of What Experts Would Have Testified. Trial May Be Brought to Close Monday—Haulston Says Law Is Clear to Any Mind. ®y the Associated Press. COURTROOM, DAYTON, Tenn., July 17.—After Judge John T. Raul eton had excluded scientific testimony In the Scopes case court was adjourned until Monday morning at 9 o’clock. The intervening time will be spent by counsel for the defense in preparing statements for the record of what their witnesses would have testified had they been permitted to take the witness stand. Judge Raulston’s decision to exclude the experts from the witness stand developed sharp clashes between Arthur G. Hays and Judge Raulston find Clarence Darrow in the court. Mr. Darrow had asked for the rest v of the day to draw up proof which the defense wished to present. The Judge asked if it would take the rest of the day. Mr. Darrow said he did not under stand why every request of the de fense was overruled. Word Clash Is Torrid. “I hope you do not mean to reflect on the court,” said Judge Raulston. "You have a right to hope,” replied Darrow. "I have a right to do something else,” said Judge Raulston. "All right, all right, then,” said Dar row, apparently ending the clash. Mr. Bryan insisted on the right of cross-examination of the defense wit nesses in the absence of the jury. He * submitted that no one-sided case should go before the higher courts. "Mr. Darrow insisted on having the re mainder of the day in which to pre pare the statements of what his side desired to put into the record. “Well,” said Judge Raulston, “if you think it will take the day. justice is more important than time.” Although court was in session only 30 minutes, the judge giving his de cision at 9:51, it was stormy. After defense attorneys had raised their voices in vehement protest to the court’s ruling, another argument de . veloped on the .question of the week end recess. The defense insisted on this step, and while the State pro tested, the court finally ruled for the halt in the proceedings. Judge Raul ston indicated, however, that on his return to the bench Monday he would Insist on the case moving more rap idly. This was taken to mean that the case might- end Monday. Stewart Hits Defense. Attorney General Stewart said that the defense wished to conduct a cam • paign of education for their theories of education and evolution through the medium of this trial. The State offered no objection, he said, to permitting the defense to j offer the substance of the testimony i in affidavit form. Dudley Field Malone denied that a ] campaign of education was being con-! ducted although he said he thought I the way in which the defense had j conducted the case was educational, i He said that the defense was meeting j propaganda started by ‘‘a distinguish- j ed member of prosecution counsel.” Judge Raulston said he was not in-j dined, after having given an opinion, j to hear testimony to show that the opinion was wrong. Mr. Darrow heatedly said that if | such witnesses are put on the stand I it would not be proper to cross-ex amine them. It would be the purpose of such testimony, he said, to show ; what the defense expected to prove, j It the defense wishes to put its proof j into the record in the form of affi davits it has that privilege of so do- ' ing. If it puts witnesses on the stand j to show what it expects to prove, then the State has the right to cross examine. Text of Opinion. Judge Raulston in his opinion ex- ; eluding scientific testimony said: I "This case is now before the court I upon a motion by the attorney gen- | • eral to exclude from the consideration of the jury certain expert testimony offered by the defendant, the import j of such testimony being an effort to | explain the origin of man and life. The State insists that such evidence I is wholly irrelevant, incompetent and j unimportant to the issues impending . and that it should be excluded. "Upon the other hand, the defend- i ant insists that this evidence is high- I . ly competent and relevant to the j issues involved and should be ad- j mitted.” He read the first section of the j statute involved in this case and ' added: “The State says that it is both I proven and admitted that this de- ; fendant did teach in Rhea County, J within the limits of the statute, that j man descended from a lower order • of animals, and that with these facts j ascertained and proven, it has met j the requirements of the statute and j lias absolutely established the defend- I ant's guilt, and with his guilt thus I admitted and established his ultimate | conviction is unavoidable and in- ' evitable and no amount of expert tes timony can aid and enlighten the court and jury upon the real issues or affect the final results. “In other words, tne State insists! that by a fair and reasonable construe- I tion of the statute the real offense provided against in the act is to teach that man descended from a lower order of animals, and that when this is ac complished by a fair interpretation and by legal implication the whole of fense is proven. That is. the State says, that the latter clause interprets end explains what (lie legislature j meant and intended by the use of the ; clause 'any theory that denies the xfctory of divine creation as taught in I Danes Knew Little Os Senate’s Needs, Borah Declares By the Associated Press. FILEft, Idaho, July 17. —Com- ment regarding the stand taken by Vice President Dawes on Sen ate rules was contained in an ad- . dress by William E. BorafT Idaho’s senior Senator, before about 3,000 farmers last night. “Don’t be worried about Vice President Dawes,” he declared. “When he launched his attack upon Senate rules he did not know very much about them, as he has several times since admitted.” The Senator then eulogized the present rules and the filibuster, saying that no good measure was ever permanently killed by the fili buster, while many bad ones, once talked to death, have not been able to come back. BELGIUM AGREES 10 EVACUATE ROHR Will Leave Cities She Holds in General With drawal. By ths Associated Press. BRUSSELS, July 17.—The Belgian government has agreed with the French and British for the early evacuation of Duesseldorf, Duisburg and Ruhrort, simultaneous with the evacuation of other places in the Ruhr. Recent dispatches have said prepa rations were being completed for the allied evacuation of the Ruhr not later than August 16. the date fixed by the London agreement of 1924, which put the Dawes plan into effect. Already a number of small towns in the Ruhr have been evacuated. Essen and Bochum are to be freed soon. Duesseldorf, Duisburg and Ruhrort are 80-call'ed “sanctions cities” and their evacuation was made conditional by the London agreement upon Ger many’s fulfillment of her Dawes plan obligations. Although some allied troops already have been withdrawn from the Ruhr and other withdrawals are continuing every day, political police will remain until August 16 as an indication that the occupation technically continues to the date specified by the London agreement. Reply to Briand O.K.'d. BERLIN, July 17 OP).—The Reich stag foreign affairs committee by a large majority has approved the prin ciples of the German government’s re ply to Foreign Minister Briand’s note of June 18, which answered the pro posal made by Germany in February for a western European security pact. (Dispatches from Berlin on Tuesday said the tentative draft of the French note was completed. Germany was expected to express readiness to join the League of Nations upon certain conditions, one of them being the com pletion of the allied evacuation of the occupied areas.) COUNSEL DROPS PLEA FOR ARMY COMMUNIST Attorney for Arthur Trumbull, Sentenced as Red, Gives No Reason for Action. By the Associated Press. HONOLULU, July 17. —Attorney Fred Patton, counsel for Paul Crouch and Arthur Trumbull, soldiers sen tenced by general court-martial io 40 and 26 years’ imprisonment, respec tively, for attempting to organize a revolutionary Communist league among soldiers here, has withdrawn Trumbull’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus to set aside the de cision of the court-martial. He did not state his reasons, but began his argu ment for the petition on behalf oft Crouch. It was announced here after the de cision of the court-martial that the sentence on Crouch and Trumbull probably tvould be materially reduced. RUSSIAN IN SHANGHAI _ RIOTS TO BE DEPORTED Court Refuses to Convict Dosser, But Recommends Expelling From China. By the Associated Press. SHANGHAI, Julit 17.—The British assessor. C. E. Vhitamore, and Magis trate Zua, sitting in the mixed court today, dismissed the charges of being identified with the recent riots against Zinovis Dosser, Russian, but ruled he was “an extremely undesirable resi dent of the setltement, and he will therefore be handed over to the Chi nese authorities with the request that he be deported.” The court decided that the docu ment found in Dosser’s possession identifying him with the riots was genuine, but his activities did not warrant his conviction. The arrest of Dosser was followed by a protest from the Soviet govern ment to the British and Chinese gov ernments. in which a demand was made for the punishment of those re sponsible for the arrest. Sargent Visits Sick Grandchild. Attorney General Sargent left here today for his hbme in Ludlow. Vt., to be near his little granddaughter Mary Gordon Pearsons, who is ill. “Alternate Eating and Long Fasts 99 Best for Health 9 Is Scientist’s Vieiv By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, July 17.—For better health, alternately eat and take long j fasts, advises Frederick Hoelzel, lay scientist of the University of Chicago physiology department. He has fin ished a 33-day fast. Prolonged hunger is not the ordeal that hunger strikers would lead the public to think, he says, for he never felt better in his life. He lost 30 | pounds during the period of abstention. I but regained 20 of it in less than eight days afterward” i Easters should go on a meat diet j immediately preceding their enforced Jmngeiy .Hoelzel did and felt perfectly %hc Mtuetiiitig Sfctf. V y J \ X WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION PRESIDENT STUDIES PLAN TO HALT COAL STRIKE WITH DAVIS Determines to Take Hand if Miners Quit Work on September 1. SECRETARY TO RETURN BEFORE CONTRACT ENDS Labor Department to Keep in Touch With Parley While Head Is in Europe. By the Associated Press. SAY AM PSCOTT, Mass.. July IT.— The Government will take a hand In the anthracite coal field wage negotia tions should an agreement not be reached and a strike called on Sep tember 1. The program which the Government will pursue in the event of a strike was discussed at a three-hour confer ance here today by President Coolidge and Secretary Davis. The specific plan of the Government was not disclosed. Secretary Davis ventured no opinion as to the outcome of the wage negotiations now under way. He pointed out. however, that the Department of Labor, through two mediators, was keeping in close touch with the discussion of the op erators and the miners and was hop ing that*an agreement would be reached before the present wage con tracts expire on August 31.- Will Return August 25. Secretary Davis came to the White Court to discuss several de partmental matters before sailing to morrow for England, but the coal situation received particular empha sis during his conference with the Executive. There was no hint by the President of the plan of pro cedure by the Government in case a strike is called. Mr. Davis will, however, return to this country on August 25, a week before the expira tion of the present wage agreement in the anthracite field. While in England the Secretary ex pects to study industrial conditions, a study which was interrupted two years ago when he was called back by the death of President Harding. DEMAND SALARIES BE TOLD. Miners Declare ‘’High-Priced Law yers” Increase Costs. ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. July 17 UP). —Anthracite miners today de manded that operators reveal salaries they paid to presidents, directors and “high-priced lawyers” for considera tion in determining labor costs in anthracite production. The mine own ers refused on the ground that such information was irrelevant. The scale conference adjourned until Tuesday afternoon. Tn describing the demand a miners' spokesman said: “So far we have been unable to get a statement from the operators on the labor cost of mining anthracite coal. In order to ascertain all the facts that enter into this charge, we requested the operators to day to submit to the the salaries of presidents of coal com panies, of members of boards of di rectors and the huge sum paid to high-priced attorneys. We believe that the total represents a substantial item in the cost of labor in the hard coal business. Information Refused. “The operators did not indicate their willingness to furnish this informa tion, which they regarded as irrelevant and not deserving of consideration.” The conference touched briefly again on the method of paying contract miners' laborers, with the miners con tending that operators were violating some sections of the present agree ment. After adjournment Phillip Murray, miners’ international vice president, said that the miners’ representation on the scale subcommittee had full authority to negotiate a renewal of the agreement expiring August 31. Ha added that the absence of President John L. Lewis lessened in no way he authority the members could exer cise, and pointed out that the 1920 agreement in the hard coal fields was reached without Mr. Lewis being pres ent. It had been planned to adjourn for one week during the district conven tion at Wilkes-Barre, commencing Monday, but a desire to convince the public that no time was being wasted here is believed to have actuated miners and mine owners in decid ing to keep to their work regard less of the Wilkes-Barre sessions. Nevertheless, it was considered doubtful by close observers whether either side would show v its trump cards here until after the Wilkes- Barre convention. Will Attend Convention. Thomas Kennedy, miners' interna tional secretary-treasurer and for mer president of District 7. will head a delegation of committeemen attending the opening of the conven tion. They will return in time for the Tuesday session. Miners yesterday challenged mine owners to submit hard coal prices to public investigation to determine whether enough could not be saved to give the public cheaper fuel and (Continued on Page 3. Column _ 2.f"" normal the first two days of the fast. He had a hard time walking from the third to the seventh day, then he ex perienced a slight weakness. No dis tinct hunger was felt until after the third week. Y The for food after the third week overtopped everything else in the life of the faster. All interest ex cept in things to eat waned. Pains caused by contraction of the stomach prevented sleep. No headaches werf experienced and hot weather was found favorable. Hoelzel broke the fast with orange juice. Ten days later he ate a pound of steak, a pound of shrimp, a pound, of halibut and a pound-olLsalmon* WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1925—TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. T c FRENCH CASUALTIES IN MOROCCO 4,148 Press Dispatch Places Losses Above Estimate of Painleve. By the Associated Press. PARIS, July 17. —Total French cas ualties so far in the Moroccan War with Abd-el-Krim’s Riffians are given by the Petit Journal in a Fez dis patch as 4,148. Os these 707 were killed. 2,775 wounded and 666 missing. French authorities estimate Abd-el- Krlm has not more than 30 French prisoners. Therefore those technical ly listed missing are regarded as dead. These are the first detailed figures published of French casualties. Pre mier Painleve, after his recent return from Morocco, assured the Chamber of Deputies French losses were not so g’reat as rumored, but he avoided giving- figures. Troops in Line Continually. The Petit Journal’s Fez correspond ent says Abd-el-Krim has so reduced the French effectives In Morocco that they are dally becoming less efficient. French troops, because their num j bers are insufficient, are compelled to )be in the fighting line constantly, j with no rest periods whatever. They j are carrying on under terriffic heat, j and the correspondent insists it is im | perative that they be relieved soon. He demands additional aviation units and says the present French bombing planes in Morocco have a radius of only 18 miles over the enemy lines, and that pursuit planes are badly needed. The correspondent declares German aviators are fighting with Abd-el-Krim. One, he said, is named Von Dietrich, a former member of Gen. von Hinden burg’s staff. He advocates the bombardment of Adjir. Abd-el-Krim’s headquarters, by the Spanish fleet or by French air planes, and declares it is necessary for the French to use native methods of warfare against the Riffians —meaning the destruction of property and con fiscation of harvests, the penalizing of i tribes who do not assist the French | and the taking of hostages from tribes I whose fidelity wavers. Tribe’s Tactics Cited. j He says Abd-el-Krim took 200 host ! ages from the Beni Zeroual clan, shot I half of them and intlicted a fine of j 2,000,000 francs on the tribe, in addi tion to confiscating quantities oS its goods. The writer says Marshal Lyautey, French active commander in Morocco, has “seen the necessity of this procedure,” and that he is or ganizing a force to put it into prac tice. The French government is throw ing one of its strongest pieces into ! the game in the person of Marshal ■ Petain, who commanded the French ! armies during the latter part of the : World War. I The marshal left last night for j Toulouse, planning to go thence by [airplane to Rabat, the seat of the j French governor general of Morocco. “We must try to give confidence to ! the troops who have been fighting ; without respite for many weeks and who have accomplished a superhuman feat,” he said. Reinforcements Coming. “Reinforcements are arriving by land and sea—an army corps by the Oranese frontier toward Taza and an uninterrupted stream of effectives by way of Casablanca. “This reassuring stream is flowing without pause from the east and west, and it is indispensible that «its flow be uninterrupted.” Petain’s task will be to employ the reinforcements to the best advantage, with the object of definitely defeating his swarthy opponent and hurling him back into the Riff country, in the Spanhjh protectorate. The marshal is vice president under Foch of the Superior War Council, and It is remarked that if he is going in this high capacity more importance is being given to the Moroccan opera tions than has hitherto been shown by the French government. It is expected that he will remain in Morocco for a fortnight. He was accompanied on his departure by Gen. Georges, an experienced Moroccan campaigner, and Col. Paquin. Xauliu Due in Paris. Gen. Naulin, recently named com mander-in-chief of the forces in Mo rocco, is expected to arrive at Mar seille from the Ruhr early tomorrow morning, there to take ship for Casa blanca. This would land him in Mo rocco next Tuesday. While the French mobilize their strategists and troops, the American Volunteer Flying Squadron is prepar (Ccntlnued on Page 3. Column 4.» <Radio Programs—PagelCL Ear tics Age May Be 1,200,000,000 Years , Scientist Declares By the Asoociated Press KOENIGSBURG, Germany, July 17. —The approximate age of the earth, in the opinion of Prof. Wil heilm Eitel, is from 1,100,000.000 to 1.200.000,000 years. An account of his investigations, just published here, shows .he arrived at these figures through calculation of the radioactivity of various strata of earth, using pre-cambian stone for mations as representing ths-. oldest known minerological deposits. WORK WON’T HUH, HE AVERS FLATLY Has No Intention of Resign ing—Is in Line as Succes sor to Weeks. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, July 17.—Hubert Work. Secretary of the Interior, has no in tention whatever of resigning. His flat denial of rumors of his imminent retirement from the cabi net came as he passed through Chi cago en route to Washington after a five-week tour of Government recla mation projects in the Northwest. “Everytime you hear a report like ; that,” he told newspaper men. “just | write a denial and publish it the next day. *1 have no intention what ever of resigning." Secretary- Work, who has set at rest definitely' widely published rumors i that he was about to resign, has had i some alluring offers for his services I from private concerns, but it has j been well understood here for some time that he had decided to accept none of them. When those who were seeking to induce him to retire from the Gov ernment service became insistent some months ago. President Coolidge so unreservedly expressed his confi dence in the Secretary and so strongly urged him to remain in the”; cabinet that Mr. Work agreed to do so. Having demonstrated his admin istrative ability as the head, success ively, of the Post Office and Interior Departments, he is regarded by Mr. Coolidge as a man of unusual fitness for high public office. For that rea son it is believed that should a vacancy occur in the secretaryship of War, Mr. Work would be well in the forefront of those considered as a successor to Secretary Weeks. The latter now is recovering from a seri ous illness and is expected to return to Washington this Fall, but it would cause no surprise among his friends here if he should decide later to give I up the strenuous duties of War Sec retary. Not only because of his executive experience, but through service as a reserve officer during the World War Mr. Work has acquired a men tal equipment which the President is known to believe would eminently fit him for the War secretaryship. RESERVE FLYER KILLED IN LANGLEY FIELD FALL Lieut. De Podesta’s First Flight as Pilot Proves Fatal—Plane Crashes in Flames. Lieut. Anthony De Podesta. an Armv reserve flyer of Swissvale, Pa., was killed at Langley Field. Hampton, Va.. today when his plane went into a spin from which be was unable to recover. Lieut. De Podesta was making his first flight In a Thomas-Morse pursu/ plane. , The flight was part of the an nual two weeks' active training taken by reserve officers at Langley Field during the Summer. The plane crashed on the edge of the field in some woods and burst Into flames, igniting the growth about it. Lieut. De Podesta is survived by his widow and two children, who are staying at the field, but who did not witness the accident. Col. Mapes Killed in Crash. DENVER, Colo., July 17 UP).— Lieut. Col. VV. A. Mapes, former com manding officer of Fort Logan, near here was killed today when his auto mobile crashed into a trolley car. Lieut. Col. Mapes was a patient at Fitzsimmons Hospital and had recent ly been relieved of the Fort Logan command and attached to the 7th Jnfantry at Spokane. CONFESSION STAYS BROTHER’S HANGING Scott, Few Hours From Scaf ford, Reprieved, as Kin Admits; Crime. By the Associated Press. • CHICAGO. July 17. —There were aces in the hand of Russell Scott as he played what he thought his last game of cards early this morning in death row in the county jail while awaiting his hanging at dawn for murder. Before he could play them he got a new deal in the form of a seven day reprieve from the governor after he had abandoned all hope. The reprieve was really a message from Scott's missing brother Robert, the man whom Scott always has said did the killing for which he was sen tenced to death and whom he pre dicted would step out of obscurity to save him from the gallows.- Confession Telegram. Gov. Small, resting in a sanatorium, actually wrote the reprieve, but based it on the telegram. Ten hourw pre viously he had refused the supplica tions of Scott’s young wife and aged father for executive clemency. Scott was to hang at 6:30 o'clock this morn ing. Instead, the hour found him sleeping soundly in his prison bunk in death row. his guards and erstwhile card partners reduced to double soli taire in the visitors’ quarters. The telegram, which reached the governor shortly before midnight, was ftom Detroit. It read: “Qelay hanging of my brother. I will "be in to surrender myself. I am the one who shot Joseph Mauer. (Signed) “ROBERT SCOTT.” Scott was sentenced for the murder of Mauer. a drug clerk, in a robbery here April, 1924. The trial court and the SupreYne Court of Illinois held that the brother had no part in the killing, and. acting on those findings. Gov. Small first de clined to consider the application for a reprieve or commutation of sentence to life imprisonment. Resigned to End. Russell Scott, five years ago head of a $30,000,000 Ontario engineering corporation, later a vaudeville actor, author, bootlegger, robber and nar cotic peddler, was resigned to his end on the gallows when the reprieve came. But he still protested his inno cence. “Some day they’ll discover the truth: some day they’ll know the mis take they made,” he soliloquized be tween deals at cards before the arrival of the reprieve. Authorities today began an inquiry to determine if the telegram was a fraud. One report which came to them was that the message had been given to a messenger boy in the street. Scott's penchant for writing found expression in works on business ethics and books on how to succeed. Among his titles are “Mind Your Mind,” and “Humanity and Business,” both large ly written in jail. Chief of Detectives Schoemaker was explosive in his comment on the re prieve. Prosecutor Skeptical. "The whole thing is rotten. When Scott was captured he admitted to me that he shot the drug clerk, who was struggling with his brother. He was Identified in more than 20 other drug store robberies. He should have been hung and his brother with him. “People have the idea they can re form murderers by putting them on a nice farm and feeding them oysters and buttermilk.” Assistant State's Attorney Gorman, who opposed a reprieve for Scott be fore the State Board of Pardons this week said the telegram was “a fake, pure and simple.” “If Robert Scott was sincere, he would have walked into the police station and given himself up instead of sending a telegram. “We will hang Russell Scott next (Continued on Page 3, Column 2.) Moscow Girds for War as Mobs Burn Foreign Flags , Swedish Dispatch Says BY F. A. MoKENZIE. By Cable to The Star and Chlcaro Daily News. STOCKHOLM, July 17.—Stock holm Tidningen publishes sensa tional dispatches from Moscow' describing war preparations and anti-foreign agitation there directed particularly against England. At a demonstration by young Communists at Minsk, the Ameri can, British, Polish and Rumanian flags are reported to have been publiqly burned«_ihe British ha vine “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. UP) Means Associated Press. TWO CENTS Planes Collide In Midair , Three Aviators Killed By the Associated Press CHALON-SUR SAONE, France, July 17. —Three aviators were kill ed today In a midair collision of two training planes at an aviation school here. The accident occurred when a student flyer cut across the route of an instructor's machine, ramming it amidships. GLASS-CASED FOOD PLAN IS PROTESTED Is Impractical and Unneces sary, District Commission ers Are Told. Market dealers, storekeepers, whole sale merchants and baking companies United today in appealing to the Com missioners not to adopt the revised regulations recommended by Health Officer Fowler, which would require that many commodities be kept in glass cases. All of the speakers expressed the belief that conditions in Washington do not justify the proposed require ments, and contended the Health De partment inspectors have ample au thority to take action in individual cases where they find any unwhole some commodity. Edwin C. Brandenburg, speaking for baking companies, declared there was no necessity for the glass-case re quirement, and added it as his belief that the question would not have been raised had it not been for the recent report of the Department of Agricul ture concerning methods of handling foodstuffs here and in other cities. Mr. Brandenburg characterized the report of the Agriculture Department as "unjustified and uncalled for,” and said it was a mistake for the Health Department to get “stage fright” as a result of the Agriculture Depart ment incident. Engineer Commissioner Bell inter rupted to point out that Dr. Fowler had recommended the revised regu lation because of a recent court de cision in a Health Department case. Dr. Fowler explained that the regu lation for the protection of foodstuffs from flies, dust and other contamina tion begins by referring to “unin closed” places. Several of the attorneys present sug gested to the Commissioners that the object sought by Dr. Fowler, namely, to make the existing regulation apply with equal force to all places, could be covered by eliminating or adding to the word “uninclosed.” Will Confer with Fowler. After hearing lengthy arguments Commissioner Fenning announced the board would confer further on the subject with Dr. Fowler and Cor poration Counsel Stephens before tak ing any action. Percival Marshall, attorney for the Louisiana Avenue Merchants’ Asso ciation, told the Commissioners the glass case requirement would lie tin necessary and unreasonable for the dealers along Louisiana avenue. He declared it would be impossible, even with glass cases, to comply with the proposal of the Health Department that meats be kept at a temperature of 55 dgrees in Summer. He ex plained that the bulk of the market business is transacted between 6 and 11 o’clock in the morning and that during that time the meats are dis posed of so rapidly that there is no danger in keeping meats on the block while they are being cut and sold. He pointed out that during this busy period of the morning, if the dealers were required to have glass cases, they would be constantly putting the meats in and taking them out. mak ing it impossible to maintain the re quired temperature. Joseph Falk, a wholesaler, stated that the wholesale business along Louisiana avenue could not possibly be carried on if the large quantities of goods which must be displayed to buyers were required to be in cases. Columbus Joins Protest. Charles J. Columbus, representing the Merchants and Manufacturers’ Association, entered general opposition to the showcase requirement for food stuffs as being unnecessary and un reasonably burdensome, and then pre sented a dozen dealers, who gave de tailed reasons why the new regulation is not needed. Attorney Marshall sought to im press on the Commissioners that the dealers themtlPlves are vitally inter ested in keeping their commodities wholesome, pointing out that thev must protect their commodities if they wish to retain their patronage. John Brayshaw, jr., representing the retail grocers, expressed the belief that the Health Department has am ple regulatory authority to protect the food supply. The department mav need more inspectors, but they do not need additional regulations, he de clared. Among others who spoke were W. \V. Millan of the O Street Market Co., Harry Sherbey of the Louisiana ave nue group, Karl Corby of the Corby Baking Co.. John Blick of the Conven tion Hall Market and representatives of the Arcade and Riggs Markets. POLAR QUEST STARTED. Canadian Explorer at Spitzbergen. Ice Conditions Favorable. LONDON, July 17 (^).—The corre spondent of the Morning Post at Oslo, Norway, reports that the Arctic expe dition under Cirettir AlgaTsson. young British Columbia explorer, has ar rived at Green Harbor, Spitzbbergen, from Belfast, intending to go as far north as possible. Ice conditions are very favorable. been first trailed In the dust and torn to pieces. All officers of the general staff on leave have been recalled by tele graph and war material is being rushed to the Polish and Ruma nian frontiers, while groups are being prepared in foreign coun tries, mainly consisting of unem ployed, to create trouble i>ehind the lines. Investia repeats reports about the British intention to re vive the blockade. (Copyright. 1925. by Chicago Daily News.) Yesterday’s Circulation, 95,051 NEW RAIL BRIDGE PLANNED IN MILE ALEXANDRIA LINK Short Line Will Run to Lough borough Tract West of Capital. WILL OPEN AREA HERE TO COMMERCIAL FIELD Backers of Project See Inducement Offered to Industry to Locate Near Washington. Eleven miles of railroad, costing $3,000,000 and linking the big Cameron yards at Alexandria with that section of Washington around the Dalecarlia Reservoir, are soon to be constructed by the Washington Loughborough Belt Line and Terminal Co. and a Vir ginia corporation now in the process of formation. In addition to giving Washington a new connecting link to the busy freight yards at Alexandria, the project contemplates the construction of an other bridge across the Potomac River, to be located just above the District line, thus relieving the span now used by all roads entering Wash ington from the South of such over whelming traffic. Plans ror the new railroad line, which is expected to open a new sec tion of Washington to commercial progress, were outlined today by Al bert W. Walker, president of the Al lan E. Walker Co., parent corporation of the Loughborough Development Co. They are the outgrowth of projects previously started by the late Allan E. Walker in visualizing the continual growth of Washington as a com mercial center. Route Is Announced. The route of the proposed new line will skirt Ballston, Clarendon and Cherrydale, also opening up to those places new commercial advantages. At Loughborough, on the Conduit road, extensive freight yards and refrigeration plants are to be in stalled. It is said the new line will cut the haul of freight from the South something like 19 miles. The run over the new road will be ap proximately 9 miles, whereas the pres ent route of freight from the South is 30 miles. Those interested in the developfnent are: Admiral Austin M. Knight, Le roy Gaddis, jr.: Albert W. Walker, W. Edgar Leedv, George S. New comer, Harry A. Blessing and Douglas R. Rose. The War Department has approved plans for the bridge. It is pointed out that at present freight front the South consigned to Washington via the Southern Railway, the Seaboard Air Line, the Atlantic Coast Line and the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad is routed through the Cameron yard, near Alexandria, to the “much-con gested Potomac yards” outside Alex andria and then across one railroad bridge and through many congested terminals and troublesome tunnels through and around the city via Hyattsville. The Washington and Loughborough Belt Line and Ter minal Co.’s plans will mean an almost direct communication, avoiding tun nels and congested freight yards to the Loughborough development, where wholesale marketing houses and re frigerating plants will be erected. Point Out Advantages. Those interested in the development feel that it will mean much for Wash ington. and they point out that while Washington is fourteenth in popula tion. it ranks 119th industrially in the list of American cities. According to Mr. Walker. the Loughborough Belt and Terminal Co. proposes to supply the inducements necessary to invite manufacturers, jobbing and wholesale activities on a scale that will aid Washington’s mer chants to reduce the per capita cost of living in the District of Columbia. “Activities of a wholesale and job bing nature and warehousing facilities which are to be developed at Lough borough by the companies can render store-door delivery to retailers. Mr. Walker said, through a fleet of trucks which will be operated by the Wash ington Loughborough and Belt Line Terminal Co. TIDAL WAVES REPORTED ALONG LAKE ONTARIO Waters Recede, Then Rush Back, Carrying Driftwood Dp on Shore. Bj* the Associated Press. ROCHESTER. N. Y.. July 17. Tidal waves have been reported along the shore of Lake Ontario from Char lotte to Forest Lawn during a heavy thundershower. A summer resident near Forest j Lawn reported that the waters of the ! lake yesterday receded about 8 feet and then rushed back, carrying drift j wood up the shore for several feet i The water again receded slowly and 1 the phenomenon was repeated. I At Ontario Beach Park a severe squall, accompanied by thunder and lightning, attended the tidal waves. The water rose slowly and then re ceded about 40 feet. This was re peated several times, each time on a lesser scale. No damage was re ported. FACE WOUNDS IN DUEL. i Deputy Conti and Journalist of Rome in Sword Combat. ROME. July 17 04>).—Oeputy Gio vanni Conti of Rome and Curseio Suckert, a journalist, fbught a duel yesterday, in which each received sev eral minor face wounds. Conti chal lenged Suckert because he took of fense at a newspaper article by the latter. Physicians stopped the com bat after Conti had received a par ticularly bad cut near the eye. (Opponents of dueling recently launched a campaign in Rome to end what they described as "a silly sur vival of romanticism." The number ofjduels in Rome, usually not result ing in serious injuries, has greatly in creased lately.) Gives $1,000,000 to School. ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 17 UP). - Washington University here has an- I nounced a gift of $1,000,000 from I Charles Rehstock, retired business man and bank director.