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Lindbergh makes NEW SPEED RECORD Covers Distance From De troit to New York in Three Hours, Twenty Minutes. By the Associated Preys. MITCHELL FIELD, N. Y . Novem ber 32.—C01. Charles A. Lindbergh hung up another record today by es tablishing the phenomenal time of 3 hours and 20 minutes in flying the 600-mile direct airline distance from Selfridge Field, Detroit, to Mitchel Field. Lindbergh made a brief stop at Tcterboro, X. J.. en route, to Inquire about the condition of his precious trans-Atlantic monoplane. Spirit of St. Louis. The flying time from De triot to Teterhoro, 2 hours and 41 minutes, also was a record for that course, Mitchel Field officers said. Operations officers explained that favorable tail winds, blowing at from 40 to 60 miles an hour 3,n00 feet aloft, had helped the tireless lone eagle to set the new mark for the Selfridge- Mitchel run. Lindbergh flew an Army pursuit plane. Uncle Sam’s standard fighting airplane, which has a cruising speed of 130 miles an hour, but which Army officials say can attain 175 miles an hour. . After landing at Mitchel Field, Lind bergh motored to the estate of Harry F. Guggenheim, where he was to •pend the week end. AIR TRAIL BLAZERS TO BE GUESTS HERE TO HONOR LINDBERGH (Continued from First Page.) Dole flight; William S. Brock and Ed ward F. Schlee, who attempted a round-the-world flight byway of Europe and Asia. President Will Speak. All the aviators are to be on the stage tomorrow night when the Hub bard Medal is presented to Lindbergh. The only speakers will be President Coolidge, Mr. Grosvenor arid Assistant Secretary of Commerce MacCracken, in charge of civil aviation. A cross section of the growth of aviation is to be shown in a three-reel motion picture of views taken from all the historic flights made since aviation became a fact. Music will be furnish ed by the Army Band, which will play the "Colonel Lindbergh March," com posed by Mrs. Inez De Montreville Keck, wife of the assistant treasurer of the American Security & Trust Co. The march, which is a spirited air, was played last June when Lind bergh rode up Pennsylvania avenue to meet President Coolidge. The proceedings will be broadcast from the following stations: WRC, Washington; WPZA, Boston; WBAL, Baltimore; KSD, St. Louis; WMC, Memphis; WHAM, Rochester, KDKA, Pittsburgh; WHAS, Louisville; WSB, Atlanta; WBA, Springfield; WJR, De troit; KYW, Chicago; WSM, Nash ville, and WBT, Charlotte, N. C. The period of broadcasting will be gin at 8:45 o'clock. The following prominent persons have been invited: The Honorable Chief Justice of the United States and Mrs. Taft, Justice and Mrs. Edward Terry Sanford, the Secretary of State and Mrs. Kellogg, the Secretary of War and Mrs. Dwight Davis, the Secretary of the Navy and Mrs. Wilbur, the Secretary of Labor and Mrs. Davis, the Secretary of Agri culture and Mrs. Jardine, the Attor ney General and Mrs. Sargent, the Postmaster General and Mrs. New, Senator and Mrs. Bayard, Senator Broussard, Senator and Mrs. Cam eron, Senator and Mrs. Copeland, Sen ator and Mrs. Dale, Senator du Pont, Senator and Mrs. Edge, Senator and Mrs. Fletcher, Senator and Mrs. Gll lett, Senator and Mrs. Glass, Senator Hale, Senator and Mrs. Andrieus A. Jones, Senator and Mrs. Norbeck, Senator and Mrs, Overman, Senator and Mrs. Phipps, Senator Simmons. Loring M. Black, Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Britten, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Carr. Cyrenua Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Fish, Jr.; Stanley H. Kunz. William P. MacCracken, Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Allen T. Treadway, Representative and Mrs. Zihlman, MaJ. Gen. Frank W. Coe, Maj. and Mrs. William E. R. Covell, Brig. Gen. James E. Fechet, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Amos A. Fries, Maj. Gen. Eli A. Helmick, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. M. W. Ireland, Maj. Gen. Edgar Jadwin, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. J. A. LeJeune, Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Her bert M. Lord, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Mason T. Patrick, Brig. Gen. and Mrs. George Richards. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Charles McK. Saltzman, Brig. Gen. and Mrs. H. C. Smither, Capt. and Mrs. Harry A. Baldridge, Rear Ad miral and Mrs. J. D. Beuret. Rear Admiral and Mrs. Frederick C. Billard, Rear Admiral and Mrs. W. L. Capps, Rear Admiral Colby M. Chester. Comdr. and Mrs. Joel T. Boone, Surg. Gen. and Mrs. Hugh S. Cum mlng. Rear Admiral and Mrs. L. E. Gregory, Rear Admiral and Mrs. H. H. Rousseau, Rear Admiral and Mrs. E. R. Stitt, Assistant Secretary of War and Mrs. F. Trubee Davison, As sistant Secretary of Navy and Mrs. Robinson, the Minister of Austria and Mme. Prochnik, Dr. Mikas Bagdonas, secretary of Lithuanian legation: Senor J. Alvarez de Buenavista, first secretary of Peruvian embassy; the -Minister of Bulgaria and Mme. Bistra Radewa, the Chinese Minister and Mme. Sze, the Minister of Colombia and Senora de Olaya, Minister of Costa Rica, the British Ambassador and Lady Howard, the secretary of the Cuban embassy and Senora de Baron, the Minister of the Dominican Repub lic and Senora Morales, the Minister of Egypt and Mme. Sarny Pasha, the Minister of Finland, Mr. Axel Leonard Astrom; the French Ambassador and Mile. Claudel, the counselor of the German embassy and Frau Kiep, the Minister of Honduras and Senora de Bogram, Wing Comdr. and Mrs. T. G. Hetherington, the Minister of the Irish Free State and Mrs. Smiddy, the counselor of the Chinese lega tion and Mrs. Yung Kwai. Senor Don Manuel Mesa A. and Senorlta Aurora Mesa, the Minister of the Ne jjeriax.uo and Mme. von Royen, The Minister of Nicaragua and Senora do Cesar, the Minister of Panama and Senora Dona Amelia L. d a Alfaro, the Charge d'affaires of Bolivia and Mme. de la Barra, the counselor of the Hun garian legation and Mme. Pelenyi, the Minister of Persia, Mirza Davoud Khan Meftah; Col. L. H. R. Pope-Hen jieesy and Dame Una Pope-Hennessy, Dr. Juan V. Ramirez, secretary of the legation of Paraguay, and Mme. Ram irez; the Minister of Rumania and Mile. Jeanne Cretziano, the Minister df Salvador and Senora de Lima, the Minister of the Serbs, Croats and Slo venes, the Minister of .Siam, Lieut. Gen. Phya Vijitavongs; the Spanish Ambassador and Senora Padilla, the Minister of Uruguay and Mme. Vare la, the Minister of Venezuela and Se *iora de Grisanti, Dr. nad Mrs. Gilbert Grosvenor, Dr. and Mrs. John Oliver DaGorce, Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. |3ell, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick V. Co lville, John Joy Edson, Dr. David Fairchild, Dr. and Mrs. John Foote, Maj Gen. A. W. Greeley, Dr. J. How ard Gore, Col. and Mrs. E. Lester Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen T. .Mather, Dr. and Mrs. C. Hart Mer fiem, Hon. John Barton Payne, Mr. and Mrs. George Shiras, 3d, Mr. and Mrs. George Otis Smith, fdr. and Mr*. Os tL Tittman, NEW GRAYSON PLAN IS FLIGHT BY HOPS Next Attempt, She Says, Will Be Based on Rejection of Non-Stop Idea. By the Awoeiatcd Pre&a. RERUN. November 12. Mil. Frances Wilson Grayson, who was! compelled to abondon an air flight from Orchard Beach. Me., to Copen hagen because of had weather and motor trouble, has no desire now to make any non stop flights across the Atlantic. "No non stop flights across the ocean for me," she told the Associated Press today, upon her arrival in Ber lin to confer with Mrs. Mabel Ancker of Copenhagen, her financial backer. “It was my idea from the beginning that we should make stops en route from the United States to Denmark, but my pilot overruled me. Studies of the air and ocean currents while I was crossing on the Majestic con vinced me more than ever that the development of aviation can only be served by flying over the Atlantic in several hops. “I am Just as determined as wer to fly my airplane, the Dawn, to Copen hagen. Our three attempts provided excellent lessons from which I profited a great deal." Sought New Perspective. Referring to her reasons for leav ing the United States a week ago. Mrs. Grayson said: “I wanted to get away from the Dawn and all con nected with it for a while so I could get a new perspective on it. Then, too, I felt I ought to confer with Mrs. Ancker, who. unlike most women, has not dropped our project, but con tinues to back me. “Berlin seemed especially important for me to see. as it Is one of the world's principal aviation centers. The wisdom of coming to Berlin has already been demonstrated by the fact that Director Otto Merkel of Luf thansa. the German airplane operat ing company, told me his company has an airdrome In Iceland, where w-e can land and refuel. I knew nothing about this before. “I probably shall go to Copenhagen also to study landing conditions there. I hope to start for the United States in 8 or 10 days, and on arrival there immediately begin preparations for crossing back to Europe by air. "It is nonsense to say you can’t fly in Winter. An expedition like ours, if it is worth anything at all, must be so organized that we can go independently of seasons." Denies Disagreement. Mrs. Grayson denied she had had any disagreement with her teammates, as reported in the United States be fore she left. "It takes a stout heart and implicit faith to make a trip like ours,” she said, "and when I discovered that my pilot had faltered somewhat I felt It was only fair to release him. "Bruce Goldsborough, the naviga tor, and the rest of us probably will have heated arguments the rest of our days, but we will also remain the best Os friends until the end.” FOREIGNNEWS UNIT IS ORGANIZED HERE Writers Form Association, Indicating Importance of Washington Events. By the Associated Press. Emphatic evidence of Washington's place in the limelight of international events came yesterday with the an nouncement of the formation here of an association of newspaper corre spondents whose Job it is to "cover" for foreign readers what transpires in the national and international aspects of American life. Nearly all im portant foreign capitals such as London, Pans and Berlin groupings of foreign newspapermen. The announcement of formation of the "Foreign Press Association of Washington, D. C.,” was made by Robert J. Remy, manager of the American bureau of the Havas News Agency of Paris. A temporary com mittee, composed of Remy, Wilmot E. Lewis, representing the London Times, and Dr. Max Jordon, Washington rep resentative of the Berliner Tageblatt, has been named to arrange for the election of a board of directors of the new organization which will make its headquarters at the National Press Club, of which all of the foreign cor respondents are members. In announcing the formation of the foreign press group, Remy said it w-as due "to the increasing importance and Influence of Washington as a world new’s center.” “The need,” he said, “has long been felt for closer co operation of foreign press correspondents with permanent offices in the Capital of the United States.” MRS. JENNIE HICHBORN DIES AT HOME HERE Widow of Admiral Had Resided in Capital City for 50 Years. Mrs. Jennie M. Hichborn, widow of Admiral Philip Hichborn and a resi dent of Washington for 50 years, died Friday night following a brief illness at the Lee House, Fifteenth and L streets, where she made her home. Mrs. Hichborn tvas born in Towsend, Maes., 85 years ago and had lived In this city since 1877, when she came here with her husband. She was a vocalist of ability, having sung in concert in Boston. As a resident of Washington. Mrs. Hichborn was quiet ly retiring, taking no part in the activ ities of organizations. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. Surviving Mrs. Hichborn are her daughter, Mrs. Martha H. Pearsall, 1016 Sixteenth street, and a grandson. Philip Hichborn, a stydent at Harvard University. Funeral services will bo held at Gawder’s undertaking parlors, 1730 Pennsylvania avenue, at 2 o’clock this afternoon, after which Mrs. Hleh born's body will be taken to Cam bridge. Mass., for burial in Mount Alban's Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Abbott. Mr. and Mrs. Porter Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Ed ward T. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Crabtree, Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. El liott, The Bishop of Washington and Mrs. Freeman. Dr. William H. Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kellogg, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Klein, Mr. and Mrs. Rob ert Lansing, Rev. Charles W. Lyons, 8. J.; Dr, and Mrs. Cloyd Hfeck Mar vin, Mr. Charles Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Noyes, Mr. and Mrs. W. de C. Ravenel, Dr. Leo 8. Rowe, Mr. , and Mrs. Everett Sanders, Dr. and Vfrs. Hugh M. Smith, the United Btates Commissioner of Education and Mrs. Tigert, Dr. Emund A. Walsh, Mr. Alexander Wetmore, Mr. and Mrs. N. , C. Wyeth, the Speaker of the House , and Mr*. Longworth, Mr. and Mrs. Proctor L. Dougherty and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney F. Taliaferro, THE SUNDAY STAR. WASHINGTON. P. C„ NOVEMBER 13. 1027-PART 1 FAMOUS FLYERS WHO WILL ATTEND LINDBERGH EXERCISES TOMORROW | - ■; ——— i ..i ■■ ■■ .1... —..... I. ' ' ' * PLANS FOR FLOOD WORK TO BE AIREL House Committee Wil! Hear Leaders of Farm and Business Bureaus. By the Associated Press. Plana of national agricultural and business organizations to remedy the Mississippi flood problems, together with proposals of 'aid for victims of the Inundation in Louisiana, will be presented this week to the house flood control committee, which commences its second week of hearings tomor row. Chester H. Gray of the American Farm Bureau Federation has an nounced that he will present his or ganization’s flood plan at the hearing tomorrow. Also at the same time the committee will hear the views of rep resentatives of the National Credit Men’s Association on the financial situation In the areas under water last Spring. On Tuesday perhaps the most im portant presentation of views which have yet been placed before the com mittee will be the reports of a United States Chamber of Commerce delegation, headed by former Secre tary of "War Dickinson of Chicago. As other member.) of this delegation there will be former Gov. Parker of Louisiana; Harvey C. Couch of Pine Bluff, Ar’-.. chairman of the Arkansas Flood Control Commission; former Senator George Percy of Mississippi, and Albert Stone, a cotton planter of Dunleith, Mis>s. For the remainder of the week the Louisiana delegation which will in clude residents of the Bed ltiver area, the Bayou des Glaius and West Atchafalaya Basin, and officials of the Mississippi Valley Association, headed by TV. H. Dick of Memphis, will ap pear at the hearings to outline their flood control proposals. PRESIDENT STARTS WRITING ANNUAL CONGRESS MESSAGE (Continued from First Page.) mend what he believes to be best for all concerned. Although he will have to treat a number of highly important and some very delicate matters, his friends point out that he should consider him self fortunate In that what he says In his message oan\ot he treated in the light of politics. At least his words should he accepted as coming from a man who has no mind to again be elected President and whose desire is to retire to private life. Preliminary to the actual writing of his message, the President iias been carefully studying the subjects he is to treat. For weeks he has been col lecting data and facts concerning the Government. Fie started this work in the Black Hills when he was on his vacation. With Senator Smoot of Utah, chairman of the Senate finance committee, he discussed tax reduc tion. Since then, he has discussed the subject with scores of others. With Representative Tilson of Con necticut, Republican leader of the House, he discussed legislation in general. It is probable that he gave more intensive study during his vaca tion and since to the subject of legis lation for the relief of the farmer than to any other one subject, and it is expected that his recommendations in this connection will be one of the outstanding features of his message. The late Gen. Leonard Wood, gov ernor general of the Philippines, ad vised him at length regarding the ad ministration of Philippine affairs, and since then he has listened to many others on this subject. He has listened to various schools of thought regarding the future treatment of the railroads, the merchant marine, de velopment of the natural resources, the tariff, foreign relations, national defense and development of aviation and the promotion of business gen erally. Gathers Opinions. Although President Coolidge has an uncanny talent for keeping his own counsel, he has a faculty for obtain ing opinions from others. He Is a firm believer in the principle of hear ing what others have to say. He has had many of what are described as the ’’better minds" visit him at the White House and has listened to them, and has closely questioned them. In addition to this, the President has had before him exhaustive reports from his various cabinet officers upon every subject related to their respective de partments. _ . „ ~ , It is not the habit of the President to discuss publicly what he Intends to Incorporate in his messages to Con gress. He has. however, Informally discussed a majority of the subjects he will treat and has admitted what his stand will be regarding some of For instance, he has said he will stand by the program of tax reduc tion offered to the House ways and means committee by Secretary of the Treasury Mellon. He has let it be known that he will issue a warning to Congress that It will be dangerous to slosh taxes above the $225,000,000 mark set by the head of the Treasury. He also will warn Congress to avoid reckless appropriations. At the same time he will give a reminder that If there is to lie tax reduction and au thorization of a huge sum for Mis sissippi flood control, and a liberal expansion of the Navy and a sizable increase for the Army, the Nation will face a deficit If some curb Is not put to the making of appropriations not included in the budget of esti mates. Urges Merchant Marins. The indications are that he will ad vise against tinkering with the tariff at this time. He will advocate again the voluntary consolidation of rail roads and the maintaining of an ade quate merchant marine. It is believed. It is expected that the President i will have the greatest difficulty in ! the mater of treating the subject of j farm relief legislation. This task Is I made all the more difficult because ] there is such a wide difference of opinion among farm leaders and others ] No. 1, William Brock; No. 2, Echv*rd F. Sclilec; No. 3, Charles A. Lindbergh: No. 4, Until Elder; No. George Haldemnn; No. 6. Lector J. Maitland; No. 7, Martin Jensen; No. 8, Richard A. Byrd; No. 1). Clarence A. Chambcr lln; No. 10, Charles A. No. 11. Bernt Balelieti; No. 12, Art Goebel; No. 13, George Noville; No. 14, Ernest Smith; No. 15, Bert Acosta; No. 16. Albert F. Hegcnberger; No. 17, Caul Schluter. I VERMONTERS HERE DONATE FOR RELIEF State Association Gives $500; for Red Cross Flood Zone Work. The Vermont State Association of the District ot Columbia yesterday sent a contribution of S3OO to Gov. John E. Weeks ot Vermont to be used by the Red Cross in relief work in the flood-stricken area of his State. The sum, representing the associ ation's initial donation to their home State's flood relief and sent by Bliss N. Davis, treasurer, was appropri ated at a meeting Friday night, at which time a committee on arrange ments was created to plan another meeting with a view to raising ad ditional relief funds. Interested in the rehabilitation of their State, the Vermont .State Asso ciation, through its treasurer, will receive any contributions which may be offered for the flood relief, and Buch funds will be transmitted to Gov. Weeks for presentation to the Red Cross. President Coolldge has indorsed the association's movement. Those who attended the initial meet ing in the University Club. Friday night, included Attorney General J. O. Sargent, Senator and Mrs. Porter H. Dade, Justice and Mrs. Wendell P. Stafford, Judge O. M. Barber, Assist ant Secretary of Labor and Mrs. '\V. W. Husband. George R. Wales, civil service commissioner: Mrs. Grace Ross Chamberlin. Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Pratt, Mrs. Albert E. Dietrich, Miss Mary Jean Simpson, Bliss N. Davis, L. O. Chapin. E. A. Freeman, Hugh Smith, Miss Alvord and Charles A. Webb. AIR ACE MAY HUNT BEARS. Invitation to Lindbergh Offered, With Barbecue on Program. HARRISONBURG, Va., November 12 (4*).—Gov. Harry F. Byrd and Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, who will be the governor's guest during the Vir ginia hunting season, were invited to day to Brock's Gap for an “old fashioned” bear hunt, with plenty of pheasants and turkeys as a side line in the way of shooting. Sheriff-elect Charles F. of Rockingham and a number of promi nent citizens extended the invitation, which, if accepted, will be climaxed with a barbecue at Bergton, in the heart of the Blue Ridge. The mountains here abound in bears, turkeys and pheasants. Four teen black bears were tracked this week at Bergton after the first snow fall and the hunters are ready to show them to the distinguished Invited guests. regarding what should be done in the w r ay of legislating nid for the agrl cultrlsts. Ho is bitterly opposed to anything bordering on an equaliza tion fee as a means of meeting the crop export surplus and has made It plain that he will advise against such a plan In his message. However, he has admitted that otherwise his mind is open to suggestions and he is will ing to make compromises In order to get something helpful through Con gress this session. While he stands ready to make concessions in the in terest of action, he will not compro mise to the extent of agreeing to an equalization fee. It is understood the President will treat at aorne length the subject of the merchant marine. He is anxious to have the American bottoms on the seven seas, not only in the Intel rst of American commerce, but as im portant adjunct to the national de fenae. He is especially anxious to have the shlpa operated by private in terests. rather than by the Govern ment. He has let it be known that he will endeavor to impress upon Congress the Importance of building up the air services of the Government and to assist in the development of commer cial aviation. May Ask Cruisers, There is reason to feel that the President’s report to Congress upon the unsuccessful outcome of the naval limitations conference held in Geneva during the Summer between this Nation, Great Britain and Japan will be supplemented with a recommenda tion for a number of new destroyers and several cruisers, besides other craft for the expansion of the Navy, as well as for better housing condi tions for the Army. While the President works slowly and systematically in the preliminary work incident to the writing of a mes sage or a speech, he loses no time finishing the task once he enters upon tho actual writing. When he starts to write, he has made up his mind just what subjects he will treat and just what he will say regarding each subject. The real difficulty after he has completed the rough draft is to choose his words of expression. When tho time comes for correcting his manuscript and his proofs the cor } rectlons he makes are not in tho ideas J he has expressed but the words or l j phrases he has used to express them. | The President has let It bo known I* that he will not go to the Capitol, ns ho has done nt times in the past, to read his nsxt message. SYNTHETIC RUBBER PRODUCED BY GERMAN DYE SYNDICATE! ' World Patents Applied for and Product Will Be Sold on Mark ets Soon, Chemists Are Told. By the AMKwiatcd Pre»«. FRANKFORT-ON-MAIN, ’ Germany. November 12.—Important progress by the German chemical industry since the war, including the development of commercial synthetic rubber, was described today before the fiftieth an niversary meeting of the Chemical In dustrialists’ Protective Union. It was announced that the German dye syndicate, "I. G. Farbenindustrie,” has progressed sufficiently with ex perimentation in producing synthetic rubber to apply for world patents and that synthetic rubber would soon ap pear on the world markets as a com mercial commodity. The synthetic product was declared to be the equal of the natural rubber and cheaper in the cost of production, thus permit ting its active competition with the natural product. Process Discovered. Dr. A. von Weinberg, a orlvy coun cillor and director of Farbenindustrie, explained that the synthetic rubber wns obtained by "contact synthesis." a proeeses which has been under ex perimentation ever since the war. Dr. von Weinberg also said that experiments are proceeding rapidly in the direction of discoveries of new synthetic medicines and described tin latest electrolytic processes and pro duction of synthetic substances such as ammonia, camphor, glycol, petro leum and hydrocarbides. Dr. von Weinberg declared that the progress of chemistry was an inter national affair, and that nothing was more pernicious than to fall into the error of calling Germany “the country of chemical industry," regardless of the achievements of others. CHURCHES OBSERVING “RED CROSS SUNDAY” Congregations Here Will Respond to Roll Call at Serv ices Today. Today will be observed as “Red Cress Sunday" in the churches of Washington, and the District Chapter of the American Red Cross has fur nished clergymen of the city with roll call leaflets and membership blanks. In some of the churches, notably St. John’s Church. Lafayette square; St. Matthews' Church and the Church of Our Father, the roll call will be con ducted at the close of the morning services, and uniformed workers of the District Chapter Red Cross will be on hand to take the proceedings. A group of special speakers, includ ing MaJ. Gen. George Barnett, chair man of the District chapter of the American Red Cross; Brig. Gen. John A. Johnston, chairman of the eleventh annual roll call for the District Chap ter, and Miss Mabel Boardman, secre tary of the American Red Cross, will address clubs and organizations of the dtv this week on behalf of the roll call, by which the lied Cross ob tains funds for its year's work. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ • - Birger Gangster Recaptured. MARION, 111., November 12 04 s ).— Harvey Dungy, former member of the Birger gang, who sawed his way to freedom from the Jail here early Wed nesday night, wns captured today at West Frankfort, 111. Sheriff Oren Coleman of Williamson County and Sheriff James Pritchard of Franklin County arrested the fugitive at the home of Ray Thomason, brother of two former Birger gangsters. I The Bank that Makes You a Loan with a Smile The terms of Morris Plan Loans are simple and practical and fair —if no * necessary to have had an account at this Bank to borrow. for each S6O or Easy to PsiV toons ore pass fraction bornnved J * ed within a day you agree to de- Monthly G r two after tiling posit $5 a month Forta application in an account, t«in Mootha with few ex cep the proceeds of $l2O SIO.OO tions. which may be j lß q $15.00 used to cancel •'ma ma aa the note when £4O $20.00 MORRISPLAN due. Deposits ?3UO JiS.UO notes ore usually may be made on $360 $30,00 made for 1 year, a weekly, semi- $540 $45.00 though they may monthly or «1 ?nft *10(1 00 be fivenfor any sriX"*" $6,000 1 r,r m °o&r 3 MORRIS PLAN BANK Under Supervision U. S. Treasury 1408 H Street N. W., Washington, D. C. Negotiations are proceeding, he said, to re-establish international contact between the chemical interest of different countries, but the idea of a world trust is entirely baseless. Es pecially erroneous, he said, was the impression which appears to have gained ground in the United States that a chemical front is being com bined in Europe against America. German industry, he declared, would never lend itself to such a scheme. Co-operation Sought. "After the oil agreements, we are ready to co-operate with other branches of American industry, hop ing that the day soon will dawn when German chemical industrialists may expect fairer treatment at the hands of Americans,” he suid. (The oil agreements mentioned by Dr. von Weinberg include an agree ment which has concluded be tween the Standard Oil of New Jer sey with the I. O. Farbenindustrie, for the muutual use of processes for producing synthetic gasoline under certain patent rights.) Dr. Curtius. federal minister of economy, said that the German chemical industry has passed through a hard school because other countries, since the war, have erected almost impassible trade barriers in the form of tariffs and important prohibitions. In his opinion, it would be a long time before equilibrium is restored. Carl Duisberg of Farbenindustrie. who presided at today's session, said that the German chemical industry Is now producing products annually valued at three billion marks (about $700,000,000).. constituting one-seventh of the whole of German industrial production. SAUL ENTERTAINS TRADE BOARD BODY Chairman of Membership Commit tee Host at Dinner —Eoster Now 3,134. Members of the membership com mittee of the Washington Board of Trade last evening were guests of John Saul, chairman of the commit tee, at n dinner meeting held at the Hotel Continental. Nearly 75 mem bers of the group attended. Reports presented at the meeting showed that a record of 585 new’ members hftd been added to the rolls of tho Board of Trade thus far this year, bringing the total membership to above the 3.000 mark for the first time in the history of the organiza tion. The roster now contains 3,134 members. Edwin C. Graham, president: W W. Everett, vice president, and Ben T. Webster, secretary of the trade body, were among special guests, and speakers were Mr. Graham and Mr. Saul, both of whom praised the activ ity and spirit of the membership com mittee. William R. Ellis was presented with a prize for having obtained 70 new members this year. Sharp Earthquake Recorded. A sharp earthquake, estimated to have occurred about 4.700 miles from Washington, direction unknown, was registered early last night on the seismograph of Georgetown Uni versity. Director Tondorf said the tremors began at 5:18 p.m. and lasted more than an hour. • The Tombs, New York’s famous prison, occupies the site of vhe old pond on which Fitch launched his first steamboat. RUTH EIDER OPENS HER FIRST ACCOUNT Check From Watch Company Put in Bank —May Fly Here for Reception. By tfie Associated Press. \E\V YORK. November 12. —Ruth Rider, Dixie flyer, today opened what ;ho said was her first bank account with a check for SSOO. presented her by a watch company. George W. lUldeman, her co* pilot on The American Girl on their ill - fated (light to Paris, accompanied her to the bank. . „ It was a quiet day for the flyers, who rested at their hotels after yester day's strenuous reception. Miss Rider remained with Lyle Womack her husband, emerging for a trip to •he bank in a striking ensemble suit of !eep red and white, with a hat of he same color. Monday, if the weather is favor ible. Miss Elder and Haldeman will ly to Washington to attend a reoep- Mon to be given by President Cool i.lge to all transatlantic flyers. Concerning her plans for the future. Miss Elder said she would not go to Panama, where her husband had been employed, in the near future. As to their personal plans, she said, they had not yet had time to talk ■ them over. She showed resentment toward those who have criticized her hus liand for not having taken any part in her activities since her return from France. "Lyle is all right," said Miss Eider. "We understand each other perfectly." During the day a representative of the mayor of Wheeling. W. Va.. called to pay the respects of the city to Miss Elder. ! SAYS GRAYFAILED TO UTILIZE OXYGEN Commandant Declares Aero naut Was Apparently Over come in Upper Atmosphere. By tUe A«i<oi-iatPd Pres#. SCOTT FIELD, 111.. November 12. Capt. Hawthorne C. Gray, Scott Field engineering officer, apparently lost his life in an attempt to break the world’s altitude record, not hecau.se of oxygen supply failure, as first supposed, but because of sheer physi cal inability to open the valve of his second oxygen cylinder. Lieut. Col. John A. Paeglow, Scott Field, commandant, announced today that of four cylinders of oxygen taken aloft by Capt. Gray, a supply for 90 minutes, three were full when the contents of the basket of his bal loon were examined. The body was found in the basket last Saturday near Sparta, Tenn. "Piecing together Capt. Gray's log with the reports of Lieut. Howard H. Couch and the first surgeon who ex amined Capt. Gray’s body, as well as from my own examination of the alti tude equipment, I am convinced he became so weak he could not turn on his second oxygen cylinder," Col. Paeg low said. “His last log entry showed he was at 40,000 feet and had dropped his last ballast. From calculations of his rate of ascent I believe he had at that time about exhausted his first oxygen cylinder. This he had cut away with his sheath knife to be thrown over board. "After that he had only to turn a valve to let the oxygen from the sec >nd cylinder flow Into his helmet, but i believe the terrific lessening pres sure in the upfier atmosphere got him before he could do it. Fndoubtedly lie was terribly weak, and uncon sciousness came before he could turn the valve that would have kept him alive.” TWO HELD AFTER CRASH. Soldiers Arrested When Car and Bus Collide. Frank Perkins Dunbar, 19 years old, and Tenian L. Burks, 28 years old, soldiers stationed at Walter Reed Hospital, were arrested last night after the car in which they were rid ing had collided with a Washington Rapid Transit Co.’s bus at Georgia avenue and Allison street. Neither vehicle was damaged. Dunbar, owner of the car, was charged with having dead tags. Burks, the driver, was charged with reckie-s driving and no permit. Richard O. Miller was driving the bus. Pittibuig' | WATER HEATER It’s priced so low and so easy to buy you can certainly afford it Light it the day it arrives. You’ll have constant, evenly tempered hot water from then on—with out the least attention. May we tell you all about it—soon? The Gas Co., Your Plumber (jt(h Edgar Morris Sales Co. Factory Dlstributore POTOMAC POWER REPORT EXPECTED Lieut. Col. Grant to Submit Observations on Proposed Industrial Plant. The supplementary report which ihe National Park und Planning Com mission plans to send to the Federal Power Commission dealing with the development for power purposes ol the gorge of the Potomac übove Chain Bridge will be considered by the former body at its meeting here Friday and Saturday. This report will contain the commission's stand on the request for a consideration of its original view as a result of a sup plemental conference held between the commission and representatives of the company seeking the Federal power permit some time ago. Lieut. Col. U. S. Grant. 3d. execu tive officer of the commission, pre pared a draft of the proposed report, which he submitted at the last meet ing of the commission, but the mem bers found some objections to flint and directed Col. Grant to prepue another draft for submission at the coming meeting, embodying some suggestions made at that time This report, together with the re port on the proposed arterial high ways, will be the principal business to he considered at the coming meeting. The committee which has been work ing on tho arterial highway scheme has completed its plan which, together with a map. It will submit for a", proval of the whole commlasion this week. The plan provides for a sys tem of through streets In the etc . which will make it possible for traffic in a given section to reach one of the streets after a short drive and then follow It to Its destination, thus keep ing heavy volumes of traffic to cer tain lanes of travel. Some proposed purchases of land for park and playground purpose® also will be submitted, as well ns some legislation which will be pre sented to the coming Congress. Col. Grant said that the proposal made that the eomml.-sion be given author ity to sell certain park lands found undesirable for retention In the park scheme probably would be dropped, a* he did not believe that the time wa ripe for such legislation, lie sal further that he believed it would nk better, when the commission had such lands to be disponed of. that It be in cluded In special legislation and the matter left entirely with Congress in each case. MEXICAN WAR SOCIETY HOLDS ANNUAL BANQUET Aztec Club of 1847 Marks Ann!- , vtrzAXj With Ceremony and Addresses. 1 The annual meeting and dinner of the Aztec Club of 1847, military so ciety of the Mexican War. was held i last night at the Cosmos Club. An In teresting Incident at the beginning of | the dinner was the formal placing on the table of one of the club’s cherished | possessions—a silver centerpiece repre senting an Aztec Teocalll, or sacri ficial pyramid, brought in under e«- ’ cort of four members and given a • place of honor In front of the prvsid ' ing officer, as being one of the most 1 typical products of the civilization ' from which the club took its name. ! After the dinner, the toast to the 1 Army was responded to by MaJ. Gen. Hanson E. Ely. commandant of the Army War College: that to the Navy 1 by Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger. ■ tT. F. N.. retired, a past president of ! the club; and that to the Marine Corps . by MaJ. Gen. Wendell C. Neville, i U. S. M. C. i John Calvert, president of the So • oletv of Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, was t called upon by the president of the - club, Robert Fitch Shepard, and t spoke. Officers of the club present at the i gathering were: Mr. Bhepard; Dr. ’ John Winters Brannan, vice president; • Edward Farragut Looker, treasurer; i Col. J. F. Reynolds Landis. U. 8. A.. i retired, secretary; Edmund Hayes Bell, assistant secretary. Dr. Bran nan becomes president for the ensu ing year. The club will hold its next meeting In New York City in Octolier 1928. The club was founded in Mexico i City by officers of Gen. Scott’s Army of occupation. In October, 1847. As all members who actually fought in Mex ico are dead, the last survivor being Gen. 11. G. Gibson, U. S. A., retired, who died in 1924 at the age of *6. present members are descendants of the officers of the Army. Navy and Marine Corps, regular or volunteer, who served in Mexico in 1846-S. With membership in the order hav i ing doubled within the last year. Masonry today is said to be stronger In Mexico than ever before in the ; Ts tory of the organization in that country.