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I MAIL DELIVERY PROCESS SOUGHT Method for Tossing Sacks From Planes to Be Subject of Legislation. By the Associated Press The tossing off of sacks of mail at the various cities along the air mail routes from ’airplanes while in flight is thr next step of development proposed for the service. Representative Kelly. Republican. Pennsylvania, said today that he has prepared for introduction at the regular December session of the new Congress ] a measure which would provide for such n practice. In his opinion the distribu tion of mail from the flying planes would not only increase the speed of delivery of the postal matter, but would greatly stimulate the use of the air mail. Representative Kelly's Plan. .In his bill Mr. Kelly, sponsor of most of the legislation that has created and developed the air mail, proposes the placing of a mail clerk on the plane to perform this duty. The clerk would distribute the mail for the different cities and towns along the line of flight into bags so that they could be tossed off the plane as it passed over the place, j The Post Office Department. Mr. Kelly declared, is perfecting a device to ! handle (he dropped mail bag. It would consist of a tall steel pole on the top , of which would be a hook to catch the sack, with a net a few feet below to catch it if the hook should be missed. Another method of speeding up the air mail—devices to permit the pick ing up of mail bags by a flying plane— is being studied by the aviation com panies. Mr. Kelly said. Held Great Aid to Service. “With such devices the air mail would become not only self-sustaining.” Mr. j Kelly declared, "but the carrying of mail by planes would be greatly incrcas- i ed and the services would be very prof- ] itable enterprises.” With the speeding up of the air mail. ] he estimated that within a year or two at least 10 per rent of the country's mail would be flown. The Pennsylvanian said he would make no attempt to ha*'** his measure mooted at the extra session next month, but expected Its speedy passage at the regular session. HEIR TO NEARLY $250,000, BUT WILL STAY ON JOB Nearly a quarter of a million dollars richer as beneficiary with his brother in the half-million-dollar estate of his sister, the late Mrs. Clara F. Brown of New York City, Frederick W. Beale, 3020 Tilden street, an assistant division chief in the United States Patent Office here, intends to continue at his post with the Government for a year or so, anyway, it was announced today at his home. According to Mrs. Beale, the estate, which was appraised at $518,206 gross value and $472,896 net, was left In two equal parts to the two families headed by Mr. Beale here and his brother, Frank A. Beale of New York City. Mrs. Brown died January 1. Mr. Beale of Washington is left a life interest, under Mrs. Brown's will, in his share of the estate, which will be divided equally on his death between his two sons, Edward B. Beale of Wilming ton, Del., and William Beale of Wash ington, a minor. Executors of the estate are Edward B. Beale, Howard K. Beale of Bruns wick, Me., and the Central Union Trust Co. of New York City. THE WEATHER District of Columbia —Fair tonight and tomorrow, colder - tonight, with lowest temperature about thirty-six de grees, fresh northwest winds, diminish ing late tonight. Maryland—Fair and colder except snow flurries in the mountains tonight; tomorrow fair, colder In southwest por tion, fresh, possibly strong - northwest winds diminishing late tonight. Virginia—Fair tonight and tomorrow, colder tonight and in southeast portion tomorrow, strong northwest winds, diminishing by tomorrow morning. West Virginia—Mostly fair and colder tonight, tomorrow fair with slowly ris ing temperaturein west portion. Record for 24 Honrs. Thermometer—4 p.m., 63; l 60; 12 midnight, 59; 4 a.m., 63; 8 am., 60; noon. 65. •< Barometer—4 p.m;, 29.68; 8 p.m., 29.66; 12 midnight, 29.50; 4 a.m„ 29.52; 8 am., 29.54; noon, 29.48. Highest temperature, 65, occurred at II am. today. • * Lowest temperature, 59, occurred at 12:45 am. today. Temperature same date last year— Highest, 55; lowest, 37. Tide Tables. (Furnished by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.) Today—Low tide, 5:49 a.m. and 6:38 p.m : high tide, 11:45 a.m. Tomorrow— tide, 6:40 a.m. and 7:38 p.m.; high tide, 12:17 a.m. and 1)2:43 p.m. The Sun and Moon. Today—Sun rose 6:19 a.m.; sun sets 6:15 p.m. Tomorrow—Sun rises 6:18 a.m.; sun •ets 6:16 p.m. Moon rises 9:21 a.m. Automobile lamps to be lighted one half hour after sunset. Condition of the Water. Great Falls—Muddy. Weather in Various Cities. ETemDerature.*g c Jr sS'c? § sg. r j? Station*. V c* ES o“ Weather. * Or " r » : • i a Abilene. Tex ... 30.34 58 38 .... Clear Albany. N. Y 29 34 60 43 008 Raining Atlanta, Ga .. C 9 82 64 48 .... Clear Atlantic City.. 29.50 54 44 0.12 Cloudy Baltimore. Md 29.50 62 54 004 Clear Birmingham ...30.00 70 46 .... Clear Bismarck, N. D. 30.10 44 26 . Clear B'lston. Mass... 29.44 46 38 008 Raining Buffalo, N. Y. 29 40 62 36 028 Raining Charleston. S C 29 86 70 58 0.56 Pt.cloudy Chicaco. 111.... 29.84 50 32 156 Cloudy Cincinnati. Ohio 29.60 68 S 8 024 Raining Cleveland, Ohio. 29.46 66 38 038 Rng.Jgy. Columbia. S C . 29 84 66 56 040 Clear Danver. Colo ... 30.30 38 18 .... Clear Detroit, Mich... 29.56 52 32 088 Snowing E! Paso. Tex... 30 04 60 28 .... Clear Galveston. Tex. 30.18 68 56 .... Pt.cloudy Helena, Mont .. 80.14 54 28 Clear Huron, 8. Dak 30.16 38 28 .... Clear Indianapotis.lnd 29.68 68 36 0.12 Raining Jacksonvil!e.Fip,29 94 80 60 046 Pt.clpudy Kansas City, Mo 30 12 42 36 0.64 Cloudy Los Angeles 30 16 62 48 .... Cloudy Louisville. Ky.. 29.74 TO 40 0.02 Cloudy Miami. Fla 30 02 80 74 Cloudy N. Orleans. La 30.10 70 56 .... Pt.cloudy New York, NY.29 44 5* 44 002 Cldy.Fgy. Oklahoma City. 30 20 54 34 Clear Omaha, Nebr .30.14 40 34 .... Clear Philadelphia. Pa. 29 43 64 50 0.02 Clear Pnoenix, Ariz .. 30.02 70 42 . Clear Pittsburgh, Pa.. 29.50 68 48 0.02 Cloudy Portland Me .. 28.48 42 34 006 Raining Portland. Orrs. 30 22 58 46 022 Raining P.aleiEh. N. C . 29.70 70 58 0.56 Pt.cloudy Salt Lake City. 30.18 44 30 .... Clear Ban Antonio .30 16 74 50 . .. Clear Kan Diego, Calif 30.12 62 48 .... Cloudy San Francisco. 30.30 60 46 014 CJear St. I .outs. Mo. 29.84 56 26 0.22 Raining St. Paul. Minn. 30.06 38 28 .... Clear fc»attle. Wash . 30.18 48 40 028 Cloudy Spokane. Wash. 30 20 60 40 001 Cloudy WASH , D. C... 29.54 65 59 0.01 Clear FOREIGN. <7 am., Greenwich time, today ! Temperature. Weather. London. England.., 38 Cloudy Paris. France 36 Clear Stockholm. Sweden 24 Part cloudy (Noon. Greenwich time, today.) Horta (Fayal), Azores... 52 Part cloudy (Current observations.' Hamilton, Bermuda 64 Part cloudy San Juan. Porto Rico ... 78 Part cloudy Havana. Cuhe . . 74 Clear Colon. Canal Zone 78 Part cloudy i | 1 i| ! WESTERN CADETS AT VICTORIOUS WAR GAME IT. VV | Left to right: Lieut. Col. Wallace M. Craigie. U. S. A., professor of military science and tactics in the schools, who i dirccled the games: Maj. Raymond G. Payne, U. S. A., assistant military instructor: Cadet Capt. Franklin A. Thomas, commander of the winning team: Maj. Robert E. O’Brien. 11.I 1 . S. A„ umpire and judge; Cadet Sergts. A. Flucky, Charles Foltz and Richard Thom; Corpls. Taul Boesch and James A. Bladen, and Cadet Scrgt. Dudley 11. Digges. i WESTERN HIGH WINS iPLAYING WAR GAME Cadet Team Outpoints Oppo nents, Tracing “Enemy” on j ! Gettysburg-Antietam Map. ; | Maneuverir.g its men over the "mud- j ! dy terrain of the Gettysburg-Antietam war map, intent upon routing an "ene- ; my company” from a defensive post- ; tion. Western High School's Company , K war game team, under Cadet Capt. ; Franklin A. Thomas, outpointed four other cadet teams to win the decision in the finals of the annual war-game series held in the auditorium of the | Franklin Administration Building, late j yesterday, ” , j In its victory, won with a rating of j 96 per cent, seven points above its near- ; est competitor, company K team cap tured for its school trophy case the j Gen. Anton Stephan silver cup. while its commander. Cadet Capt. Thomas, j won the military instructors’ gold ! medal. Judges Who Gave Decision. The plav was umpired and judged by Mai. Robert E. O'Brien, chief of in fantry, U. S. A., who scaled the other ( four teams in the following order: Company F of McKinley, Cadet Capt. Herbert J. LidofT commanding, 89 per j cent: Company D, Eastern, Cadet Capt. Frank Rodgers commanding, 87 per cent; staff team of Central, Cadet Col. Richard K. Lyon commanding. 86 per cent, and Company E, Business. Cadet. Capt. Millard G. Bowen commanding. 85 per cent-. Each team played its game in solu tion of the same problem upon a sep- , aratc map and until a team had played it was excluded from the auditorium. Lieut. Col. Wallace M. Craigie. U. S. A., . professor of military science and prac- * tice in the schools, directed the games , bv describing the situations as th?y were developed by the “enemy moves ; After the last team had played, Maj. O’Brien conducted a stern critique of each map and the maneuvers of the re spective teams. Final Comment by Critic. The youthful officers then heard their j verbal comment upon the “probability ; of retreat” criticized, their determined i pursuit of their orders to rout the ; enemy praised and their every move over the Gettysburg hills discussed with j all the military parlance a major m the j Regular Army could command | Maj. Obrien congratulated the cadets upon their ability to "think and talk ; on their feet and to grasp difficult situ- ; ations and discuss solutions and plans | within a few minutes after those prob- j lem* were outlined by the directing, eolonel. After the games he declared! that the Washington high school cadets , in war-game maneuvers cornered »- i vorably with West Point Cadets ana , Army War College men, COURT REVISION PARLEY CLOSES By the Associated Pres*. GENEVA, March 16. —Preliminary j work for the revision of the statutes of j the World Court of Justice was com- j i pleted today. Elihu Root and Sir Cecil Hurst were named to submit a final 1 ; report on the question of the accession ! 1 of the United States to the court. The iurists. leaving the council room, j said that no new difficulties had arisen, j but that the commission wanted to have before it a final acceptable text i of the protocol of 1926 which relates to all aspects of the American reserva i ttons. including the question of the Council’s right to request advisory . CP Presldent Scialoia left for Rome, say ing: “We have finished. It is now a auesticn of drafting. The question of the British dominions was raised by Sir Cecil in a manner which interested all the jurists. He re called that by article 31 of the statutes when a state has an interest involved in a dispute submitted to the court it possesses the right to appoint a nation al judge to sit during consideration of ■ th«* dispute in the event that it has no judge on the bench at the time. Sir Cecil explained that the British Emoire is an association of autonomous self-governing states which are inde cmdent members of the League, and he wanted to make sure that if a case involving, for instance, Canadian inter ests arose Canada would not be pre vented from annotating a judee just be cause an Englishman already was on r | th- bench. I The drafting committee probably will : re frr this miestlon in its report. Another decision was to nut a clamp in th° court statutes authorizing the court to deliver advisory opinions. The r only mention of advisory ontaions is in ’th" League covenant and s-veral jurists thought that the Court should 1 ; be given sneeifle authority to do some- I thing which it already is doing in prac | tier. Moreover it was pointed out that , ; the American reservations directly .‘touch advisory opinions and that the statute should be clear on this point. S«nator Walsh of Montana is under ! stood to have been a strong advocate ! of amending the statute in this direc ' tion. . . .. .. y ' Adopting the svstem of rotation, the I jurists have decided that 11 of the 15 j judges always should be at the Hague to hear cases. —- Marriage Licenses. i William F. Pa rater. 25. and Mary C. i Beam. 22: Rev. Halbert A Wood'ail. Rii-l ard A. Creed. 24, Richmond, Va . and r. tt»h R Willeford. 21. Richmond, Va., Rev. i J °lMward ,l G* : Shipley, S 3, and Eleanore It. y j Oswald. 38. both of Baltimore, Md., Rev. H. W Tolson. „ . . y | Herbert T. Smart. 27. and Gladys M. I Green. 20; Rev. Joseph H Lee y i Claude M. Huehes. 25. end Flora A. Tlmbs. y • 22. Rev. Clarence T Wilson. Newton C. Bonds. 23. and Thelma P. Cur y tls. 24; Rev. William M. Hoffman. THE EVEXTXCr STAR, TVASHTXGTOX. H. C., SATURDAY. MARCH 1H29. | SAYS BRITAIN MAY FACE j TRYING FUTURE ORDEAL ; University Professor Sees Loss of Next War on Loss of Na tion's Dominions. 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