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Declines to Discuss Diplo
matic Relations With Holy
i See as Separate State.
•r the Associated Press.
Secretary Kellogg was asked yester
day if the United States would send a
minister to the Vatican if the Holy See
v were recognized as a separate state by
the powers, and he replied that he
could not comment on the subject, as
It never had been discussed.
The question was asked at a confer- j
mce with newspaper correspondents,
♦he interrogator explaining it was
prompted by reports that a settlement i
o f the Roman question was near at |
While the question was not discussed j
further at the conference, it is recalled i
♦ hat about 80 years ago the same sub
ject was talked about at considerable
length at the time the Senate had !
under consideration a diplomatic item
In an appropriation bill providing for
the salary of a charge d'affaires as the
first, diplomatic representative of the
United States to the Papal States. This
proposal stirred much opposition in the
V Senate.
, Senator Butler Objects.
♦ Senator Butler said the United States
fed no commerce with them, and asked
gjbat business the charge could find to j
transact. Among others participating'
in this discussion were Senators Cal- i
houn. former Secretary of State under
President Tyler: Dix of New' York, j
\ Badger of North Carolina, Cass of
Michigan and Foote of Mississippi.
• It is not proposed to send a minister >
to the Pope in his spiritual character j
nt all.” Senator Hannegan declared. “It |
Is intended to evince sympathy with
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the progress of liberty, the spirit of
freedom which has burst out in Italy:
its former cradle, but for so long a
period its grave.”
The -> salary for a diplomatic repre
sentative finally was approved, and
Jacob L. Martin of North Carolina was
commissioned April 7, 1848. as the first
charge d'affaires to the Papal States.
He died at his post in Rome the fol
j lowing August and was succeeded by
! Lewis Cass, jr., of Michigan, January i
5, 1849.
President Taylor's Comment.
President Taylor in his annual mes
sage to Congress, December 4. 1849. !
said: “During the recent revolutions in j
the Papal States, our charge d'affaires
at Rome has been unable to present
his letters of credence, which he was
directed by my predecessor to with
hold until he should receive further
Cass finally succeeded in presenting
his credentials and was raised to the
rank of Minister-resident in Rome
June 29. 1854. After that time the
United States had four Ministers-resi
dent to th? Papal States, the last being
Rufus King of Wisconsin, who was
I commissioned October 7, 1863. and later
! resigned.
Change “Recognized" by Grant.
President Grant, in his first annual
message to Congress, in 1869. said he
had been officially informed of the an
nexation of the states of the church to !
the Kingdom of Italy, and "in con- j
lormity with the established policy of
the United States, I have recognized
this change,"
Since that time the United States
has had no representative at the
Vatican. There has been located in j
Washington for many years an apostolic
delegate representing the Pope, but he i
has no official standing with the Gov
Motor From Rio to Mexico.
MEXICO CITY After a year
and a half of travel four motorists 1
have covered the distance from Rio de ;
Janeiro to Mexico City. They plan,
with a brief rest, to push on to New j
York. They are Alfredo Massi, Jose I
Baroni. Fernando Motta and Fred'
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Famous Author, Lecturer and
Social Worker Was Na
tive of Russia.
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK. January 19— Sophie
Irene Loeb, author, lecturer and social
worker, died last evening in Memorial i
Hospital after a long illness. She was
born in Russia. July 4. 1876. but had
lived in America almost 47 years.
During a career of active welfare
work, which she entered 20 years ago.
Miss Loeb traveled through Europe and
the United States conducting surveys
and speaking in support of welfaie
She led the campaigns that, resulted
| in the passage of the New York State
widows' pension law, and laws ordering
motion picture houses to be sanitary
and fireproof: bonding of taxicab driv
ers to protect victims of accidents:
housing relief for the poor and public
play streets lor children in congested
areas of New' York. As the first woman
mediator in a New' York strike, she es- !
fected settlement of a labor dispute in |
j the taxicab business in 1917.
She addressed the Legislatures of Mis
! souri, Florida and Mississippi and aided
strengthening of mothers’ aid law's in j
those States.
In all her child welfare work she j
served without pay.
She was president of the child wel- !
fare committee of America. In Febru- |
ary, 1928, she headed a national child i
welfare conference, which resulted in j
organization throughout the country of i
committee to foster strengthening of j
mothers’ aid laws in the United States, j
In 1927 she was invited by the League
of Nations to report on the condition of I
the blind in the United States, and her
report has gone to the League.
Miss Loeb came to America when she
was 6 years old. She was graduated
from high school in McKeesport, Pa.
Baltimore Aeronautics Committee
Takes Steps to Make Air Mail
Landing Space Available.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
BALTIMORE. January 19—Prelim
inary to • a move to make Baltimore
an air mail stop, members of the com
mittee on aeronautics of the Baltimore
i Association of Commerce this week dis
cussed plans for the lighting of Logan
Field, so that it would be available for
mail plane landing.
According to air mail experts, all that
! is requisite to make Logan Field avail
j able as an air mail stop is proper light
! ing and a little grading.
| A proper field probably would give
| Baltimore a place on either the New
| York-Atlanta route or the feeder line
now connecting New' York and Phila
delphia, w'hich could be extended, it is
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Confederate Generals Re
vered From Potomac to
Rio Grande.
By the Associated Pres*.
RICHMOND, Va„ January 19.—The
Stars and Bars of the old South flew
over the new South today as all Dixie
paused to pay homage to the memories
of two immortal champions of a lost
cause—Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. j
T. J. “Stonew'aH" Jackson.
The occasion is the 121st birthday j
anniversary of Lee. Jackson's birthday I
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years Southerners have celebrated the
two days together.
A little brick chapel at Lexington, i
Va., designed by Oen. Lee and housing
i the body of the famous soldier, today
was the mecca of hundreds of visitors.
] At Richmond other hundreds visited
Battle Abbey. Confederate museum, to
j gaze on the pictured faces of the great i
i Confederate leader and his staff —the j
j indomitable • Stonewall” Jackson, the
! gallant Stuart, the resourceful Gordon
and other heroes of the Gray.
Throughout the South, from the Po
tomac to the Rio Grande, schools held
special exercises, and chapters of the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
paid tribute.
In a room draped with the Stars and
Bars and Stars and Stripes 10 Con
federate veterans tonight arp scheduled
to receive crosses of honor at Richmond,
while Confederate songs will ring out
for the occasion.
At Athens, Ga„ Dr. M. L. Brittain, ;
president of the Georgia School of!
Technology, ranked Lee as a military ;
I equal to Caesar. Alexander and Na
i poleon in a memorial speech.
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FOR $325,000 BOND
Authorization of Issue for County
Courthouse to Include $175,000
for Enlarged Site, Is Favored, j
| Speclnl Dispatch to The Star.
ROCKVILLE. Md.. January 19._The
Bethesda Chamber of Commerce held a
special meeting last evening and in
dorsed authorization by the Legislature j
now in session of $325,000 additional
bonds for the Rockville courthouse proj- 1
| ect.
It was pointed out that $150,000 Is de- '
sirable to augment $300,000 already
available for creation of a courthouse I
with jail on top, and that $175,000 would
be used to enlarge the site by purchas
ing the entire block immediately to its
The chamber also adopted a resolu
i tion recommending a unification of 1
i plans for collection of ashes and other
refuse in the suburban are* of the
county and placing the collection under
j jurisdiction of the county commissioners.
The meeting was conducted by Col.
Wallace M. Craigie.
Baltimore Connection With East
! ern Shore Expected by March 1.
J Spwlnl Dispatch to The Slur.
I BALTIMORE. January 19. —A new air
line, connecting Baltimore with the
Eastern Shore and other points, is ex
pected to start operations about March
1. according to a statement made by
Mrs. Dorothy Smithson, secretary of the
Monumental Aircraft Co.
An order has been placed with the
; Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co. of HagT'-
| town for 10 new Challenger planes, the
i first to be delivered March 1.
| A flying field on the Washington
boulevard is being considered as the
location for the new plant, and work on
hangars, leveling and marking the field
will start as soon as the deal is closed.
The new company plans to make a
i bid for the air service between here and
points on the Eastern Shot*.

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