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<U. S. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Fair tonight and tomorrow, slightly cooler tonight. Temperature—Highest, 79. at 11 a.m. today; lowes:, 72, at 6 a.m. today. Full report on page 2. Closing N. Y. Markets, Pages 20 and 21 t 'NT/-* Qf) QQQ Entered as second class matter J.sO. OV/jOi7o. post office, Washington. D. C. , BOMBERS SHATTER 11. S. MONUMENT IN i ARGENTINA CAPITAL Embassy and Banks Guarded |i After Blast Laid to Sacco g Yanzetti Sympathizers. BIG BLOCKS RIPPED OUT jl OF WASHINGTON STATUE pecond Explosion Set Off an Hour | t . Later in Front of Ford j£.. Automobile Agency. Sr the Associated Press. BUENOS AIRES. July 23.—The ItJnlted States embassy and consulate and American banks were being jClosely guarded today as a consequence ©f the explosion of a bomb at the Btatue of George Washington at 11 o’clock last n'ght, and of another ■bout an hour later in front of the ; Ford automobile agency. The out rages are attributed by the police to 1 fcacco-Vanzetti sympathizers and an Active investigation is under way. *There were no casualties. The large stone blocks formfng the tjase of the monument, which was presented to Argentina by the Amer ican colony on the occasion of the [Argentine centennial, were badly shat tered, but the Washington figure was .iiot damaged. A nearby tree was destroyed. jt Only One Bomb Explodes. 1 A municipal agent guarding the Palermo Gardens, in which the menu jnent is located, said he saw an auto ’mobile speeding away as the explosion [pccurred. An investigation by the police of the Ford agency, situated in the cen tral part of the city, showed that two t>oml?s had been set, but only one of them exploded. This shattered several ■how windows and damaged an auto ;mobile on exhibition, while the walls of neighboring buildings were pierced iby small bullets with which the bomb apparently was loaded. The explosion at the George Wash ington monument was so violent that huge blocks from the stone pedestal, .borne of them 3 feet thick, were burled 15 yards or more. f There has been a recrudescence re tsntly of outrages and threatened at icks against American embassies, elegations and other buildings by Epathizers of Niccolo Sacco and olomeo Vanzetti, under sentence ;ath for murder in Massachusetts. 'jDnly a few days ago s itomb waa «s* jfioded in front of the building in Nice Jiouslng the American consulate, and Jthe consular officials were convinced At was the work of Sacco-Vanzetti sympathizers. Chapman Attack Cited. -. An attack a week ago on William Chapman, United States consul at '■Puerto, Mexico, was attributed in (borne quarters to supporters of the Sacco-Vanzetti movement, but there has been no confirmation of this. Two pnen are reported to have been ar- Eted by the military authorities in i belief they w'ere implicated. The >oting took place in Mr. Chapman’s ihome. He was seriously wounded, but latest reports said he was out of 'danger. ( From the time the Massachusetts jCourt convicted Sacco and Vanzetti, American diplomatic missions in Paris, Sofia, Lisbon, Buenos Aires and Mon tevideo have been bombed or threat ened, but there has been no loss of ‘SUfe. Last Summer the State Department kt Washington notified American ‘(diplomatic representatives to take feuitable precautions to protect them kelves. ! SECOND INTERVIEW DUE. %acco and Vanzetti Expected to See Governor Again. , BOSTON, July 23 OP).—A second Interview between Nicola Sacco and Vanzetti and the man who .holds their fate in his hand, Gov. ; Alvan T. Fuller, appeared in prospect today as a sequel to the sudden and dramatic visit of the executive to LCharlestown State Prison yesterday and his private meeting with the con demned men, whom he respited from “death until August 10. The visit, as unexpected and as charged with drama as any of the ;many sensational episodes in the i,7-year history of the celebrated case, iWvas believed to have been cut short "by the necessity of the governor’s (return to the State House to greet a “delegation of New England governors. Mission Still Unfinished. 1 Although the governor would make [no comment to newspapermen who ■climbed aboard his machine as it I whiskey him away from the big prison, it was thought today that his mission had not been finished and that this the high point in long investiga tion of the trial and conviction of tne two men, remained to be concluded. Beside Sacco and Vanzetti, who to day entered their seventh day of hun ger striking in protest against the al leged secrecy of the governor’s method of conducting his inquiry. Gov. Fuller *aw Celestino Madeiros, under sen tence of death in another murder. It was Madeiros, whose confession “ex • onerating” Sacco and \ anzetti of all complicity in the South Braintree double killing, for which they were convicted, who formed the last hope of khe men in their final unsuccessful ap fpeal for a new trial. Vanzetti Is Depressed, i Only one clue, and that admittedly’ based on inference drawn by watchers, stood out today as an indication of the trend of the conferences. \ anzetti entered the warden's office with a ■heaf of papers in hand and apparent ly confident. When he emerged near ly an hour later he was plainly de pressed. I Neither Sacco nor Vanzetti showed l«ny weakness as a result of their ab 'ftlnence food. TmellofTmay BUY ESTATE. ► MONTE CARLO, July 23 (A 31).—An drew W. Mellon, American Secretary of the Treasury, has privately an nounced his intention of purchasing a large estate in Monaco, say his friends, who add that he plans to re- there next Winter to spend the 'lAuon. 'iWflacretary Mellon is now visiting in Eurpj:§r, ; LACK OF UNIFORM STANDARDS FOR HEALERS IS HELD MENACE Stringent Laws Declared Needed to Sepa rate Faker and Charlatan From Capable Consultants. XOTE—This is the fifth of eix articles dealing with conditions in Washing ton which allow anybody to practice upon the human body and diagnose human illness, providing he does not prescribe medicine, use the knife or assume the title of M. D. The concluding article will appear in tomorrow's Star. BY BEN McKELWAY. While Huckleberry Finn’s personal inclinations made him partial to the dead cat method of removing warts, he was familiar with the spunk water theory. In the latter case the correct procedure was to go alone after dark to a hollow stump, which held rainwater, and exactly at the hour of midnight back up to the stump, plunge the afflicted member in the “spunk water" and repeat—“barley-corn, barley-corn, injun-meal. shorts, spunk-water, spunk-water swaller them warts”—then walk away for 11 steps, eyes closed, turn around three times and go home without speaking to anybody. To speak to any one would “bust the charm.” The modern drugless physician who finds his patient’s stomach “ab scessed” by looking in his eyes, and who takes into consideration the patient’s month of birth in suggesting a remedy, probably considers the spunk-water theory as a ridiculous superstition. And the trained chiropractor, who has devoted a number of years to the sincere study of his school's beliefs, likewise considers the iridologist who would make the diagnosis mentioned above as a faker and a charlatan. Never Ending Circle. And the trained medical doctor looks upon the trained chiropractor as one W’ho has embraced a theory founded on a false premise, for the medical doctor will not grant that subluxations of the spine may be remedied by manipulation, or that pressure upon the nerves by a dislocated vertebra will cause anything short of paralysis. So there is a never ending circle, wherein the beliefs and theories of one school of healing are looked upon as hokum by those who have adopted other theories, and where those who have adopted other theories are looked upon with grave suspicion by still another group who have adopted yet another set of theories. The whole history of medicine has been marked by the rise and fall of fads and cults, some of which, regarded at the outset as pipe dreams, have lived to have standing and to gain recognition; while others have fallen by the wayside and have lived only to be forgotten and Joked about, qlong wdth Huck Finn’s spunk-water for removing warts. Those who have studied conditions in Washington are not alarmed or upset by the fact that there are a dozen or so different schools of healing being practiced, nor do they believe that any attempt should be made to legislate out of existence any method of practice. The doctor who has de voted sufficient study to the theory of chiropractic, iridology, naturopothy, osteopathy, etc., is Just as privileged to treat his patients as the medical doctor. The sick man has a right to be cured in any way that appeals to him as offering the best and quickest method of relief. There is no healing method that is sure. The practice of medicine is by no means perfect— and its practitioners are neither angels nor wizards. But the root of the evil which is recognized as existing in Washington today lies in the fact that no standard has been set, no regulations adopted, which will separate the wheat from the chaff; which would cast out the faker and the charlatan and stamp him apart from the man who by study and experience has fitted himself to treat the Ills of the human body. Scores of Quacks. This fact Is recognized by the Health Office of the District Govern ment, which has called it to the attention of the Board of Commissioners on more than one occasion. It is recognized by the Medical Society, which has sought legislation to remedy It. It Is recognized by osteopaths who have (Continued on Page 5, Column 1.) 250,000 FILE PAST FERDINAND’S BIER Other Thousands Pouring Into Bucharest to View Body Before Last Rites. By the Associated Pres.. BUCHAREST. Rumania. July 23. More than 250,000 Rumanians have honored their dead King by filing past his bier in Cotrocenl Palace. Peasants and townsfolk from outlying places continued to arrive in the capital to day by all sorts of conveyances, and before Ferdinand’s body is laid to rest Sunday in the royal mausoleum at Curtea de Arges many more thou sands will have gazed upon the fea tures of the “father/’* as the Ru manians choose to call him. Among the King’s papers there was found today a letter asking that when he died he be dressed in the cavalry uniform, of which he was fond and which was familiar to the world from 'countless photographs. In corformlty with this request the chasseur’s uni form, which was first put on the body, was removed and the cavalry uniform substituted. Crucifix in His Hand. In his right hand is a silver cruci fix, while at his feet rests a silver crown, the imperial scepter and a field marshal’s baton. At the head of the bier stands his favorite priest, inton ing prayers. White-robed Sisters of Charity, who nursed the King through his last days, are at the foot. Queen Marie, receiving the cor (Continued on Page 3, Column 5.) FAKEMONEYPLANT SEIZED BY AGENTS Counterfeiting Outfit at Houston, Tex., Capable of Producing SIOO,OOO Daily. By the Associated Presa. HOUSTON, Tex., July 23.—A coun terfeiting plant with a capacity of about 5100,000 a day In United States currency, in denominations of from §5 to SIOO, was seized by Federal agents here last night. Four men and a woman were arrested. Edward Tyrell, in charge of the raiding squad, said the plant was seized just as it had been made ready for operation. The officers found three of the men taking proofs of currency from several of the 200 copper plates in a room in which two printing presses had been installed. The men gave the names of A. N. Graham, Arthur Miller and Oscar Poe, Equipment for minting coins also was found in a room where inks and chemicals were stored. Tyrell said he did not believe any counterfeit money had been made. The woman, arrested in a hotel w r ith one of the men, was relea&ed. All the men were held without charge pending efforts to identify them today. They were thought to have come here from northern Texas. — > Whitney Gems Stolen in Paris. PARIS, July 23 OP).—Police and pri vate detectives are searching for thieves who stole Jewelry valued at 530,000 from Arthur S. Whitney, for mer New Jersey State Senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate for tha’ State in 1925. The robbery occurred at Royat while Mr. and Mrs. Whitney were stopping there. Radio Programs— 3Q fI)C SUNDAY MORNING EDITION REDO DENOUNCED IN LABOR CONGRESS Green Re-elected President and Havana Chosen for i Next Convention. With a parting shbt at “contemptible : Communistic the fifth 1 Congress of .the Pan-American Federa tion of Ijhbor adjourned today after a stormy' six-day session. The federa tion will meet next year in Havana, Cuba. William Green, who last night was re-elected president of the federation, in a farewell address today urged the delegates to work for good will be tween all the countries of the Western Hemisphere and to improve the stand- ' irds of labor throughout the Americas. Criticism of conditions in half a doz en Latin American -countries was recorded at the final session, which ex perienced little trouble of the sort that turned yesterday’s session into a hotbed of argument, in which the delegates lost their tempers and called each other unpleasant names. One Discordant Note. One discordant note was struck today when Jose Felix Quintana, delegate from Guatemala, protested against the resolution committee’s re port of the executive board dealing with his country. The report de scribed the compulsory labor law of Guatemala as a “violation of every sound principle of democracy." Quin tana declared that the Guatemala Labor Federation was quite capable of dealing with its troubles and of re sisting any oppression. He said tho report made it appear that his coun trymen were not able to protect them selves. Matthew Wall, chairman of the committee submitting the report, suggested that a new report be drawn up, and this suggestion was adopted. The report on Communism declared that “few, if any of our national trade union movements have been free from" communistic propaganda. “For this hostility," it continued, “we do not hold the people of Russia re sponsible. We hold the Communists Internationale responsible. It pro claims Itself committed to the philoso phy of dictatorship and autocracy, which cannot be otherwise than in (Continued on Page 2, Column 2.) frenc¥arecurious : ABOUT U. S. ATTITUDE : Would like Acknowledgment of Anti-War Treaty Outline From America. By Radio to The Star and Chiearo Daily New*. Copyright, 1927. PARIS, July 23.—The Quai d’Orsay is curious over the fact that no reply or even acknowledgment has as yet been received from Washington in regard to the treaty abolishing war between France and the United States, a draft of which was cabled to the State Department from Paris a month ago. The French text was a tentative draft on which it was presumed negotiations could be be gun. It was carefully written by experts of the foreign office. The Idea of such a perpetual anti war treaty was originally presented to the foreign office from several in dependent sources and was imme diately acted upon. The French realize President Cool idge is away from Washington and Secretary of State Kellogg Is busy with the Navy disarmament confer ence, yet they would appreciate a brief acknowledgment WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1927-THIRTY PAGES. * BRITISH DELEGATES TO MEET CABINET AGAIN ON MONDAY Expected to Return With Hope for Agreement on Naval Problems. GENEVA NEGOTIATIONS ARE TO BE RESUMED London Council Silences Reports of Parley Collapse After Hearing Cecil and Bridgeman. By the Assoct'ued I’.-ca*. LONDON, July 23.—Another meet ing of the British cabinet has been set for Monday for discussion of the problems aroused by the naval re duction conference at Geneva, after which it is hoped the way will be en tirely clear for the return to the par leys of the two chief British delegates, W. C. Bridgeman and Viscount Cecil. Although the full reports made by these delegates received unanimous approval of the ministers at a lengthy cabinet sessi<Ji yesterday, it is not known whether they received, or will receive before they depart, any fresh instructions. No official communique relating to the session was issued. Political writers here represent the government as extremely anxious for an harmonious agreement and as be lieving that Lord Cecil and Mr. Bridgeman will return with hope for a settlement. Ready to Blame U. S. Failure of the conference would cer tainly be regretted here, but there is readiness in some quarters, should failure come, to lay the blame for it on the United States. The Daily Mail, for instance, says: “If the conference fails It will be clear to the world It was broken down, not owing to British intran sigeance, but on account of the ambi tions of the United States to build a greater navy.” The London Times deplores the “baffling confusion” which it says is the present state of the conference. It regrets the discussions at Geneva have “had the effect of not clearing up, but obscuring, the real issues and raised the specter of new rivalries.” The paper complains that the “vio lent American press campaign com pletely disfigures the British case in the eyes of American readers and obscures the essential vital interests of the people of the United States in this grave naval matter.” Hoping for an agreement, the Times calls for art effort to lift the British - case, which it describes as "very good, indeed,” above the “acci dents of narrow controversy” and suggests the British government pre sent it to the world “in all its sim plicity and cogency” before the Brit ish delegates return to Geneva. Will Resume Negotiations. The Geneva negotiations are to be resumed without delay, under a deci sion reached yesterday by the cabinet. Effectually silencing varied reports of the imminent collapse of the confer ence, the cabinet decided that part, at least, of the British delegation sum moned here to report would leave im mediately to resume the discussions. The cabinet council vras the longest held since those during the coal strike last year. Four hours were devoted to listening to reports by Viscount Cecil and W. C. Bridgeman upon the developments at Geneva and apparent obstacles to successful termination. It was decided that Viscount Cecil and Mr. Bridgeman, who had returned to London to report on the conference, will return to Geneva almost Imme diately to resume their labors and that they will return with the cabinet’s full approval of the lines which they have taken hitherto. Delegates’ Course Approved. Yesterday's council was held in the prerrfier’s room in the House of Com mons. Premier Baldwin presiding, and Sir Austen Chamberlain, foreign sec retary; the Earl of Balfour, Winston Churchill, chancellor of the exchequer, and a majority of the cabinet being present. Despite the length of the sitting, it is understood that discus sion was still unfinished when the meeting broke up because various ministers had political engagements in the country. No official communique was Issued, but It was stated authoritatively that the cabinet approved the attitude of the delegates and their return to Geneva. It is understood, however, that further discussions of details are required and that the ministers will confer over the week end with ex perts of the committee of Imperial defense. RETURN AWAITED IN GENEVA. Delegations Work on Details While Negotiations Are Halted. GBNEVA, July 23 (/P).—The illness of two admirals, Viscount Saito of Japan and Sir Frederick Field of Great Britain, and sultry weather in Geneva precludes the possibility of even unofficial Informal talks among the delegates of the three-power naval conference until the return from Lon don of W. C. Bridgeman, first lord of the British admiralty, and Viscount Cecil. Hugh S. Gibson, chief of the Ameri can elegation, and his legation staff are devoting most of their unexpected leisure to catching up with an ac cum.. *.ed mass of departmental “paper work,” necessarily held in abeyance during the conference labors. The other delegations are taking the opportunity for catching up on minor detail work when not engaged in slght«eeing. Admiral Salto’s indisposition is due to a slight attack of indigestion. Field Summons Specialists. Admiral Field is suffering from a recurrence of an old intestinal ail ment. He has left his room only once in the last four days and yester day summoned two prominent Ge neva specialists. His case, however, is not considered serious by his fellow delegates. While the American and the Japa nese delegates are waiting to learn something of the British cabinet's at titude, there were Indications last night that the Inclusion of obsolete warships in the proposed treaty may create some difficulties. American circles appear less satis fied now about the British proposal concerning the status of obsolete cruisers than when It yra.» laid before (Continued on Paget’*, Column 0.) AT GENEVA. EIGHT SEA ELVERS SWAP TALES OF AIR Atlantic and Pacific Aviators Meet at Breakfast Given by Boston Mayor. By the Associated Press. BOSTON, July 23.—For the first , time since the Atlantic and Pacific I flights which made them famous, eight , of America’s leading aviators were • brought together today. At a breakfast tendered by Mayor 1 Malcolm Nichols at the Hotel Bellevue Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, who was . given a tumultuous greeting to Boston yesterday, was joined by Lieuts. Les ter J. Maitland and Albert F. Hegen -1 berger, Pacific flyers; Comdr. Richard E. Byrd and his crew on the flight to France, Lieut. George O. Noville, Bert Acosta and Bernt Balchen, and by i Clarence D. Chamberlin, who flew to Germany. No sooner had the flyers seated themselves with the 60 other guests, mainly service men,* at the informal meal than Lindbergh and Hegenberger plunged Into an animated comparison of notes on their flights. To illustrate to each other phases of their experi , enoes they drew pictures on the table cloth. Mrs. Chamberlin There. Mrs. Chamberlin was the only wom an present. She sat next to her hus band. Porter Adams, president of the National Aeronautical Association, was another guest. Maitland and Hegenberger left be fore the others. They went to the Army base in South Boston to make formal report of their arrival to the commanding officer of the First Corps Area. Talking to newspapermen after the meal, Chamberlin again explained his earnest belief in the feasibility of send ing passengers and mail ashore by airplane from steamers at sea. He said that his immediate plans were indefinKe. Byrd said that preparations for his antartic flight were proceeding rapidly. He had come to Boston, he asserted, to be one of the hundreds of thousands to greet Lindbergh. He felt that Lind bergh’s tour of the country would result in a great boom for aviation, especially among the youth of the country. Review National Guard. From their breakfast table the flyers hurried to the waiting ranks of the 26th Division, National Guard. Lind bergh, Byrd and Chamberlin stood in the rear of one machine, their com panions in another, as they drove through the long lines. The d.vision then swung out for the first Boston parade it has made since it returned victorious from France (Continued on Page 4, Column 1.) SHANGHAI RATES ALARM SHIPPERS Row Between America and Chiang May Follow Heavy Ton nage Levy. By Cable to The Star and Chicago Daily News. Copyright, 1927. SHANGHAI, July 23.—Shipping cir cles are alarmed over the uncompro mising course adopted by the Nanking government in the matter of surtaxes and tonnage dues, which suddenly have been raised to a point where they threaten seriously to destroy Shanghai’s position as the leading port in the Far East. The regula tions went into force July 11, and now affect the shipping of all nations. Developments today and yesterday concern notably the American ship Steel Constructor. The developments make the situation especially of live interest to the American colony here, and there is in it a possibility of col lision between the United States and the so-called Nationalist government under Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek, which has not yet been recognized by the United States, but which is anxious •for that honor. Until this month Shanghai tonnage dues have stood at 4 mace (normally about 30 cents) per ton for all vessels of over 150 tons, in accordance with the treaty with Great Britain of 1858. This rate gave the vessel the right to use all ports of China for four months, and It worked well enough in regard to coastwise vessels but made payments excessively high for big boats touching at only one or two ports in China. Some authorities here eatimate that tonnage dues here are the highest of all ports In the World* „ , Slayer Is Killed At Victim’s Grave During Funeral By the Associated Press. VERA CRUZ, July 23.—Luis Es trada, who killed a policeman on Thursday, today was shot to death as he stood at the side of the grave where his victim was being buried. He had been forced to march be hind the policeman’s coffin to the cemetery by the police. The shooting of Estrada, who originally had been arrested for a minor offense, has caused a sensa tion here and the authorities have started an investigation. COORMYDEFERS HOP OVER OCEAN Will Make Test Flight Tomor row as Final Preparation for Dash. By the Associated Press. SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 23. —Capt. Frank T. Courtney decided this morning not to take the Whale into the air today, but expects to put her through a trial flight early to morrow as one of his last prepara tions for his projected transatlantic trip. The radio Instruments, defects In which have been the cause of post ponements of the flight, were de tached today so that they would bo fixed to boards of three-ply wood mounted on rubber, designed to counteract vibration. This was found necessary because the sensitive instruments were shaken too much by the vibration of the plane which is built of duraluminum which is subject to much vibration. TREPASSY IS OBJECTIVE. Message From London Says Flyer May Leave Monday. ST. JOHN’S*, Newfoundland, July 23 UP). —Capt. F. T. Courtney, British aviator who is preparing for a trans atlantic flight, will make Trepassy his objective on his arrival in Newfound land, say messages received here to day from the Newfoundland high com missioner in London. The messages stated that Capt. Courtney was expected to leave on Monday morning, weather permitting. Trepassy was the base in Newfound land chosen for Col. De Pinedo’s flight back to Italy. FAVORABLE WIND AWAITED. Courtney Receives Good-Will Messages From Over World. By Cable to The Star and the North Ameri can Newspaper Alliance. CALSHOT NAVAL BASE. Eng land, July 23.—Determined there shall be no further radio trouble to delay the departure of Capt. Frank T. Courtney in his Whale on the hop to New York, the Marconi experts returned here yesterday from Lon don. Weather conditions yesterday were repotted unfavorable, with indica tions, however, of a change within 48 hours. “It will be my fault If we don’t go in the next few days," said Capt. Courtney. “I had prepared a schedule that included special consumption tests of oil and petrol, but the engines of my flying boat are working so beauti fully these tests are unessential. “Local weather conditions don’t mat ter so much, but it’s very important to know the state of the weather over the Atlantic. In any event, we will soon be waiting for the first favorable wind. When that comes we will be off.” Capt. Courtney has received more than 200 messages from all over the world, wishing him well. His reply is “I will get there if it’s humanly pos sible.” (Copvrisrht 1027. in all countries except Great Britain, by North American Newspape- Allianre. In Great Britain by Westminster Gazette.) PRINCE MAY VISIT U. S. By Radio to The Star and Chicago Dally News. Copyright. 1927. OSLO, July 23.—There is a move ment In Oslo to send the Crown Prince of Norway, who has never been in the United States, across the Atlantic for the Chicago centennial fair or some other occasion, and this move Is growing efeeadily. The King hardly would be able to make the trip personally. .j , .. ; The only evening paper in Washington with the Associated Press news service. Yesterday’s Circulation, 97,555 t/P) Mean* Associated Press. PRESIDENT GOES TO TROUT STREAM Travels to Mountain Camp of McKelvie to Try New Fishing Spot. BY J. RUSSELL YOUNG, Stall Correspondent of The Star. MYSTIC. S. Dak., July 23.—With his chest swelling almost to the bursting point as a result of his catch Thurs day afternoon of a trout weighing two pounds and two ounces, President Coolldge is here today to try his luck in the silvery, rushing waters of Rapid Creek. He came loaded down with his rub ber hip boots, creels and a most com plete fishing outfit as well as a de termination to make the trout in these waters groan from the swish of tis iine. He had heard much about the piscatorial attractions of the waters far up In Rapid Canyon, and when Sam R. McKelvie, former Governor of Nebraska, who has a Summer camp farm upon the side of the mountain about a mile and a half from this place, recently invited him to come to Rapid Creek for a day’s sport Mr. Coolidge needed little urging. Mrs. Coolidge Undecided. Mrs. Coolidge accompanied her hus band on this outing and rods and lines as well as creels and rubber boots were brought along for her use, but she had not decided when she arrived here whether or not she would watch the waters in quest of trout or remain behind at the camp with Mrs. McKelvie. The McKelvie camp, while remote, is located in a most beautiful spot and the view up and down the picturesque canyon is all that could be desired and there is not the slight est doubt about Mrs. Coolidge enjoying her visit, while the President and Mr. McKelvie are tramping up and down the stream. The President and Mrs Coolidge were up early this morning and left the lodge at 7 o’clock for Rapid City, from which place they made the journey to Mystic, the near est railroad point to the McKelvie camp on the Rapid City, Black Hills & Western Railroad. The railroad is a small affair and the train used by the presidential party was one of only three owned and operated by this little company. The road is a single track affair and the progress up the canyon, probably due to the grade and the countless curves, was slow. The ride was an especially pleasing and interesting one because of the magnificence of the scenery all along the way. The Journey followed the winding trail of Rapid Canyon, which is generally looked upon as the most beautiful valley in the Black Hills. It was the first time the* President and Mrs. Coolidge have had an oppor tunity to visit this section, and be sides the never-ending beauties of the landscape, they enjoyed the various points of interest along the way. They saw prospectors’ cabins, moun tain homes and whole villages of log cabins. They saw also some mines up on the mountain sides, but only one of these was a gold mine and it has not been in operation for some years. Just as the canyon is entered only (Continued on Page 3, Column 1.) SPAIN TO WEED OUT UNRULY ELEMENTS Energetic Action Planned Against Artillery Students in Face of Possible Strike. By the Associated Pre*s. MADRID, July 23.—" Undisciplined elements" exist among the students at the Artillery Academy, says a note issued by the government today. It adds that energetic action will be taken against them. Another official note announces that drastic steps will be taken by the au thorities to quell any disorders by syndicalist workers in Barcelona who are threatening to go on strike. The communique says that disci pline has not yet been properly re-es tablished in the Artillery Academy, lo cated in Segovia, and that the minis ter o* war has taken measures to weed out the ringleaders. In Barcelona, the communique adds, the government is faced with the ob jections of old trades unions to par ticipate with other organizations in committees appointed to settle dis putes between capital and labor. "The government," it continues, "will remain unmoved, even if the unions call strikes in support of their Intransigent attitude." TWO CENTS. STREET WIDENING PROJECTS BALKED BY MAP OMISSION D. C. Supreme Court Decision May Delay Work for Year, Hazen Says. LACK OF DIMENSIONS IN PLANS TO BLAME Sewer and Water Main Laying in New Sections Also May Be Tied Bp. The recent decision of the District Supreme Court holding that the high way plan of the District is defective, due to its failure to show the boun daries and dimensions of each new projected street, probably will delay for a year at least the proposed widen ing and extension of a number of streets and roads, involving an ex penditure of more than $1,000,000, It was revtaled today by Melvin C. Hazen, District surveyor. The serious ard far-reaching effect of the decision already has been con sidered by the Commissioners, and they have instructed Corporation Counsel W. W. Brtow to note an ap peal despite his personal concurrence in the opinion of the court. Mr. Bride said he did not see how an appeal could result in any other ruling, but | the Commissioners feel that the gen eral implications involved might lay the foundation for successful resist -1 ance to all future condemnations for street openings. Taylor Street Involved. The condemnation case on which the court based its opinion involved property needed for the extension of Taylor street between Georgia avenue and Thirteenth street. The District carried the case to the District Su preme Court, but it was dismissed on the ground that the law creating th£ highway plan requires the boundaries and dimensions to be recorded on maps and that it had not been done 1 with reference to Taylor street or any other street in that section of the District. Mr. Bride in his formal opinion on the case said It was impossible for the District to justify its disregard of the provisions of the statute. “It would be feasible as a matter of law,” he declared, “to have the surveyor complete the plan by supplying the omissions in all sections of the high way plan and to submit the same to the National Capital Park and Plan ning Commission for approval. gßut we are informed by him that such action is next to impossible with the present personnel of his office. In his opinion the work of 25 men over a • period of a year would be needed to supply the omissions and missing com t putations to any one of the four sec tions of the plan.” Would Amend Act. Mr. Hazen thinks that instead of delaying the condemnation cases by further litigation the Commissi mers should remedy the situation by ap pealing to Congress to amend tiie act authorizing the creation of a highway plan passed in 1893 in such away as to make the boundaries and dimen sions unnecessary. Aside from the potential delay in extending and widening highways, Mr. Hazen pointed out that he decision of the court in the Taylor street case also is likely to cause a postponement in the laying of sewer and water mains into newly developed sections as it is necessary sometimes to con demn land for this purpose. The land involved in the condem nation cases now pending in court for the widening and extension of streets and roads, Mr. Hazen estimates. Is valued at more than $1,000,000. Conduit Road Included. The most important of these pro jects provided for converting Conduit road into a monumental boulevard be tween Foxhall road and the District line and the opening of the territory in the vicinity of Walter Reed Hospi tal between Georgia avenue and Four teenth street. The other projects which Mr. Hazel fears will be delayed follow: The widening of Reservoir road from Con duit road to Thirty-fifth street; the ex tension of Albermarle street west of Wisconsin avenue; the extension of Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets from Montague street to the Walter Reed Horpital reservation: the exten sion of Concord avenue from Georgia avenue to Rock Creek Park; the ex tension of Piney Branch road from Thirteenth street to Georgia avenue; the extension and widening of Idaho avenue and Thirty-ninth street north of Massachusetts avenue; the exten sion of Thirty-eighth street southeast from Pennsylvania avenue to Alabama avenue; the widening of Suitland road irom Bov.en road to the District line; the extension of Franklin street south east and the widening of Madison street northeast from Concord avenue to North Capitol street. ■ • m PAIR FREED IN SHOOTING. Other* Still Held in Mexico la Probe of Attack on Consul. VERA CRUZ. Mexico. July 23 OP).— Dispatches to El Dictamen from Pu erto Mexico say Aurelio Calparro and Generoso Castro, who were among those arrested in connection with tha recent shooting of William E. Chap man, United Stales consul at Puerto Mexico, have been released for lack of evidence. Others are being held. The military authorities are push ing the investigation of the shooting on express orders from President Calles. Gen. Amaya, chief of military operations in this district, has taken charge of the inquiry personally. — DENHARDT WITHDRAWS. Only Two Remain in Kentucky Primary for Governor. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. July 28 OP).— J. C. W. Beckham and Robert T. Crowe are the only candidates remain ing for the Democratic nomination for governor as a result of the withdrawal yesterday of Lieut. Gov. Henry H. Denhardt of Bowling Green. Mr. Denhardt explained that his "candidacy has been overwhelmed” by. the fight between the other two as-* plrants and said he would support th* .winner of t#e August 0 primary.