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HOOVER TO ATTEND M. E STONE RITES Ashes of Former Associated Press Manager to Be Placed in Vault Tomorrow. By the Associated Press. President Hoover, Vice President Cur tis, members of the cabinet, and many persons high in diplomatic. Government, newspaper and business life will attend burial services tomorrow for Melville E Stone, former general manager of the Associated Press, whose ashes will be , committed to a vault in the Washington J Cathedral. Mr. Slone, one of the founders of the press association which he managed, had long been a personal friend of the President, the relationship dating back to the time when Mr. Hoover began his work of furnishing aid to refugees and hunger-stricken people in the World War period. Ceremony Tomorrow at 11 A.M. The ashes of Mr. Stone will come to Washington late today accompanied by members of his immediate family and Arthur S. Thompson, who served him for many years as a secretary. They | will be placed immediately in the vault j at the Cathedral, which already holds ! the remains of Wood.xw Wilson and! Admiral George Dewey. Tomorrow at 11 a m. the committal | ceremony will be conducted by Bishop James E. Freeman of the Episcopal Church. In addition to the President and Vice President, others who have in dicated they would be present Include Chief Justice Taft, Justices Butler and j Stone of the Supreme Court of the United States, Secretaries Kellogg, Mel lon. Wilbur and Davis; Attorney Gen eral Mitchell, Postmaster General Brown, the British and Japanese Am bassadors and the Ministers of Pana ma, Bolivia. Uruguay, Bulgaria. Hun gary, Finland, China, Greece. Lithuania, the Dominican Republic, and repre sentatives of the Guatemalan, Irish and Canadian legations and the Span ish and German embassies. Newspaper Men as Ushers. The Associated Press will be repre sented by its president, Frank B. Noyes of The Evening Star; its general man ager. Kent Cooper, and several mem bers of the board of directors, includ ing Benjamin H. Anthony of the New Bedford Standard, Stuart H. Perry of the Adrian Telegram and Robert ‘Mc- Lean of the Philadelphia Bulletin. Active newspaper men of Washing ton, long associated with Mr. Stone will act as ushers at the oeremonies. PAROLEDPRISO~NER SENT BACK TO CELL 1 Man Face* Tern of 19 Year* i and Revocation of i I Clemency. i i Joseph A. Cha.s, colored, who pre viously had served part of a 20-year sentence for the murder of his wife in 1916, pleaded guilty to two charges of assault with a dangerous weapon arising out of .a quarrel with a second wife, whom he married after his parole from pgson, and was sentenced, to go back to prison for six years, by Justice Frederick L. Siddons of. Criminal Divi sion 2 of the District Supreme Court. His parole will be revoked and he prob ably will be made to 'serve 19 years on all the sentences. Admitted by his attorney to be a “dangerous man to society,” Chase pleaded In vain for leniency. After Mary F. Tucker, colored, testified against him in Police Court, he shot her, the prosecution charged. The Tucker woman’s husband came to the door and Chase shot him also, the charges said. Clarence Patterson, colored, was sen tenced to serve nine years and six months in the penitentiary by Justice Siddons on a charge of manslaughter. During a quarrel over $1 which Pat terson claimed a colored acquaintance, Thomas M. Root, owed him, he cut the man so severely he died. Patterson was indicted for second degree murder and found guilty. A new trial was granted but the Government allowed him to en ter a plea of guilty to manslaughter before the case was reached. He killed Root on September 4, 1928 and has been in jail since November last. Patterson is said to have a long crim inal record including many convictions based on previous assaults. Pleading guilty to an Indictment charging an attempted assault on an 11 -year-old colored girl, John Murphy, colored, was sentenced to serve five years in prison. Sentences of six years were imposed on Merrill Monroe and John F. Col treme. two colored youths, on charges of robbery. They held up Thomas M. Hammell on August 31, 1926, robbing him of $1 50 and his watch. Nearly two years elapsed before they were ap prehended. COMMUNISTS BURF MISSIONS IN CHINA NEAR KANCHOWKI (Continued Prom First Page.) peasants to the effect that they had been fooled and oppressed by the said Wang K’o Ai, who conspires together with greedy and dishonest officials, local bullies, bad gentri r * and militarists. Chu Pei T’e and Liu shlh I. "To punish him f;r his deeds, we hereby order that the said Wang K’o Al, be apprehended and brought to this headquarters for detention. Further, we order that the Catholic mission property which Wang obtains through blackmail shall be disposed of withia three days, and the sum obtained be sent here for distribution among the unemployed laborers and peasants in southern Klangsi. "Upon receipt of this amount the said Wang K'o Ai will be released and de ported. In conformity with the object of the red army to overthrow imperial ism and resist civilized exploitation, and in order to enable the laborers and peasants of the Ta Yu district to air their grievances to some extent, Cath olic mission at this place shall not be permitted to open again and be closed forever.” U. S. CONSUL ASKS AID. By the Associated Press. American Consul General Jenkins at Canton reported to the State Depart ment today that he had received a telegram from Kanchow saying there had been Communist uprisings in many parts of Southern Kianosi. Several places have been burned and the foreign missionaries have been forc ed to desert their missions and flee. The Chinese general in charge at Kan chow, the consul general reported, has admitted his inability to protect life and property. As a result, Mr. Jenkins has asked the local military authorities at Canton to send assistance to the dis turbed territory to insure the safety of Americans and their property. > ■ * Although milling and Minnesota are synonymous the flour-producing State has fewer mills than 11 other States. NEW POSTMASTER GENERAL COOKS AND RACES CATBOATS I Walter F. Brown Also Gar dener and Good at Recipes. , Callers at Department Given More Time Than He Has to Spare. BY REX COLLIER. President, Hoover once said that i Walter Folger Brown possessed "a greater knowledge of the Federal ma chinery than any other man in the United States." To this compliment might be added the further fact that the new Post master General also is the best cook, catboat racer and amateur gardener in the cabinet. j In the whirl of his public service I as a Government reorganizer and mem ber of big and little cabinets, the pub lic has had meager opportunity to learn of the "other side,” of Ihe human qual ities of (he Ohio lawyer and statesman. Postmaster General Brown really is a j master of the culinary art. He is thor- j ! oughly at home among pots and pans I and knows his recipes like a book. ! President Hoover is said to be quite a | hand at cooking such plain dishes as i I ham and eggs, having demonstiated his proficiency while “roughing it” on camping trips, but the Postmaster Gen eral goes in for fancy dishes, difficult of pronunciation. More than that. Mr. Brown (he has instructed his employes I not to call him “general.” long a cus- j ‘tomary mode of address in the depart- ; ment) is the author of a number of exclusive and original recipes. For ex- I ample, he has produced a delectable j Hungarian-like concoction called "chick-1 en paprikash." which is guaranteed tc j satiate any appetite. Addicted to Catboating. Besides admitting smilingly his fond- j ness for kitchen pursuits. Mr. Brown confessed with becoming modesty "his addiction to catboating. He failed to: add that he nearly captured the Presi dent Taft Cub In 1910 by winning one race and coming in .second in the two other dashes. For the l»enefit of those who may not know, a catboat is a small, trim sailboat built for racing. “I still own one,” Mr. Brown told his interviewer. ’-’She is 22 feet long and carries a crew of two. one to handle the rudder and the other to tend the canvas. I’m sorry that the Potomac River is too narrow and sheltered for catboat racing. I’ve thought about bringing my boat here, but I don’t know where I could sail it. Chesapeake Bay would be all right, but it takes two hours to get there. I have thought I about using Gibson Island as a base; but the distance is a drawback. In > Toledo I had to drive only 15 minutes to the river, and conditions were just right there for catboat sailing.’' At his home in Toledo the Postmaster General maintains a model vegetable garden. In it he grows all the usual common garden variety of vegetables and a number of rare plants not Indige nous to Ohio soil. Mr. Brown does not give one the im pression of being a lover of recreation. He is one of the most assiduous workers in the cabinet and frequently returns GRAPE PRODUCERS FIGHTDRY MOVE Steps to Regulate Industry Will Encounter Opposition in California. B? the Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO. March 22—Re ports that President Hoover’s projected prohibition investigating commission would turn its attention to the manner in which California wine grapes are be ing consumed brought announcement from producing organizations today that steps were being taken to “protect the Industry from any drastic regulation.” The Chronicle said Donald C. Cohen, head of the California Vineyardists’ As sociation. is in Washington to oppose any move toward restriction of grape shipments or distribution of unferment ed grape juice. Edgar M. Sheehan, president of the California Grape Growers' Exchange, announced that he had been Informed an Investigation of the use of wine grapes was contemplated. “We are of the opinion that this in vestigation is not designed to trace a small quantity of grapes into the home.” said Bheehan. “Our understanding fs that only those who may reasonably be suspected of making wine in commercial quantities are to be sought. There Is no question but that the bulk of grapes shipped from California are made into wine. “Section 29 of the Volstead act makes; it legal for a householder to produce | fruit juices and frees the householder from penalties in case nature causes fermentation, regardless of the alcoholic content thus developed. The old inter nal revenue act providing for the re porting of fruit crushing has not been in force for three years.’’ COMPETING IN DUNBAR S FINALS B jH ;•' B ' Hl.*k-s| wß&Jf^Jt.. <v £ ' jt'Bß ■M IB 1® - • ,j_ u .. VHHHnnmUHfr. % •:- -at ppf : :;-jB —■»■ ~* - V 'jfc' liZtJWM JL Bb l. ; BBHHBwBBHMB»-<''B||||Hy jKBBBBHpSk. BHR Bfefß • ] 1SI& .Jli -ii ■ J |HI SNMt mEMm i . I V ■ -. ■ •'•jBS I 1 / ■.;... 1 V, A , i ~'l 1 * 1 Five orators' of the Dunbar High School who are delivering thgfjr Sixth s National Oratorical Contest orations this afternoon. They are, front row, left > to rieht: Clara Shippen, Charles Thomas and Carolyn Holloman: bach row. left to right: Lemuel Blown and John Maiygauitc. —Star Staff Photos. THE EVENING STAB. WASHINGTON, R. C„ FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1929. | SW / A j WALTER FOLGER BROWN. 1 to his office after supper and puts in an ! hour or two at his correspondence or j | other departmental matters. Sometimes I ; he forgets all about lunch In his desire | j to keep abreast of the pressure of busi- 1 1 ness. * I Callers Not Harried. His disinclination to “hurry” calPrs j out of his office plays havoc with his j schedule of visitors. Believing that a I cabinet officer should be accessible to his j constituents at all times, he receives j them all courteously and listens pati- ; ently to what they have to say, while j other appointments wait. ’ Some of thpse people come long dis tances to see me.” he explains. “I feel obligated to receive them and hear The new Postmaster General has had first-hand knowledge of postal problems. His father was postmaster of Toledo from 1890 to 1894, and for three months of that term the son watched over the Toledo office while his father toured Europe. He learned all the details of a postmaster's job and something of its problems. He is in a position to deal sympathetically with the expressed needs of the postal service. Mr. Brown's businesslike demeanor since taking over the post office port folio has put the entire department "on its toes.” His octagon-shaped glasses lend to his countenance a geometrical aspect in harmony with the precision which marks his devotion to duty. Postal employes were not unduly sur prised. therefore, when the Postmaster General warned them yesterday that the Post Office Department is “a busi ness. not a political or eleemosynary institution." HIT ACTS ON CAR” RECIPROCITY RULE Judge Says Maryland Driv er’s Permit Authorizes Rid ing on D. C. Tags. Automobile reciprocity between Mary land and the District of Columbia pro vides that motorists operating cars bearing local tags, on Maryland opera tors’ permits, are exempt from prosecu tion for driving without a local license, according to a decision by Judge Isaac R. Hitt today. The ruling was made by Judge Hitt in Traffic Court when dismissing a charge of operating a machine without a permit, preferred against William R. Smallwood, former member of the Maryland Legislature, who now resides in Prince Georges County. Arrested by Policeman A. C. Poulsen of the sixth precinct, the former legis lator originally was charged with driv ing past a stop sign and driving with tags obscured. The machine driven by Smallwood was listed to him at his business address In the 1300 block of G street, but he was operating without a local permit An assistant corporation counsel with whom Poulsen consulted advised him to charge Smallwood with driving without a permit. When the case was brought to court, Judge Hitt declared that ac cording to an amendment to the traffic regulations, adopted April 19, 1928, reci procity with Maryland makes it legal | for persons possessing permits issued in 1 one of the two jurisdictions to operate i motor vehicles bearing tags issued in the other. Smallwood was fined $5 and execu- 1 tion of sentence suspended on the charge of failing to obey the stop sig nal. and gave his personal bend for driving with obscure tags. :schachts return ! AROUSES GERMANS Crucial Period in Conference on Reparations Seen i in Berlin. ; By thf Associated Press. I BERLIN. March 22.—German polit ! ical and economic circles feel than the ! return of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht. presi ; dent of the Reirhsbank. to Berlin marks I the beginning of the most crucial period | of the course of the conference of rep aration experts at Paris. Dr. Schacht, arriving: this morning, denied himself to all interviewers and had his secretary announce that he would make no statements during his ; stay in Berlin. His office maintained | its version of yesterday that there was ) I no conference of industrialists and financiers scheduled. The Associated Press, however, learned that it was at Dr. Schacht's personal request that the finance min istry yesterday denied the existence of a message from Dr. Schacht asking a con ference with Dr. Hilferding. minister of; finance, and leading German industrial ists and financiers. Dr. Schacht feared, it was said, that : if his desire for such a conference be came known it might be interpreted as i an indication he was willing to back down from an intransigeant position of offering only 1,400.000,000 marks annui ties as Germany's outside figure. It was learned from Paris that he brought with him the offer of the allied nations representatives to accept 1.750,- 000,000 gold marks annuities, the annu ities to have certain characteristics and to involve other conditions, neither of which were made known. Ontline of Situation. The informant of the Associated | Press, who is close to the German gov- , ernment, outlined the present situation, 1 saying: From the beginning of the Paris ne- j eotiations those on the inside knew that the difference between the allies’ an- j nuities demands and the German maxi mum offer was 000,000,000 marks (about 1 $192.000,000) —that is, the allies asked ! 2.200,000,000 marks annuities and the Germans offered only 1,400,000,000. ’ When the allies mentioned 3,000,- 000,000 marks annuities, they bluffed. When Dr. Schacht mentioned 800,000,000 marks annuities he bluffed. "Dr. Schacht personally is determined not to go above 1,400,000,000 marks i (about $336,000,000), as he feels this is the maximum that Germany eco nomically will be able to raise. Find ing him adamant, the allies apparently have now cut their figure 20 per cent, bringing it down to 1,750,000,000 marks (about $420,000,000). "Another 20 per cent cut would bring the figure down to Germany's level, but apparently the allies expect the Ger man experts to raise their offer by just 20 per cent as a compromise.” Schacht la Supported. The informant continued: "Dr. Schacht, who has behind him the entire German delegation at Paris, might possibly be persuaded to agree to 1,750,000,000 marks for 35 years, but he certainly will be adamant in his un willingness to bind Germany to such a figure for generations to come. “The Paris conference, therefore, seems to have reached an impasse. The German delegation feels that it does not want to assume responsibility of the conference disbanding without settle ment and without giving those who < during the last analysis must assume the burden of raising the reparations an opportunity of conferring with Dr. Schacht. These, of are the financiers and lndustrlalkts.” It. was understood hers this morning that Dr. Schacht’s conferences were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, but the greatest secrecy enshrouded the time and place and participants. edwarTmTshirley, 78, DIES OF PARALYSIS i Funeral to Be Tomorrow—-Masons Will Conduct Bites at Grave. Edward M. Shirley. 78 years old, for many years a resident of this city and active in organisations here, died in Emergency Hospital yesterday after noon. He had suffered a stroke of paralysis Sunday. Mr. Shirley was a member of the Association of Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia, the B. B. French Lodge of Masons and the Grot to. He also was a member of the old National Rifles, famous military or ganisation of this city many years ago. During the World War he took an ac tive Interest as a civilian in the train ing and obtaining of recruits for the service. He resided at 416 Rhode Island avenue. He Is survived by his widqpr, Mrs. Florence Shirley: a son, Edward M. Shirley, jr.; a daughter. Miss Irene Shirley: a sister. Mrs. Frank Burger, and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at | J. William Lee’s Sons. 332 Pennsylvania avenue, tomorrow afternoon at 2 f o’clock. Interment wil be in Rock Creek Cemetery, with Masonic ritas at the grave. HOOVER TO TOSS BALL. President Will Open Season Here April 16. President Hoover will inaugurate for mally the 1929 American League race here by tossing out the first ball when Washington and Philadelphia clash on the afternoon of April 16, it was an nounced from the Nationals’ headquar ters today. The President will be appearing in a role taken by several of his predecessors j In the White House. NEW LEVEE BREAK IN ILLINOIS FLOODS 12,000 MORE ACRES, (Continued From First Page.) j Montgomery have been raised, which j will materially add to the volume of water in the already swollen streams, i All but a few areas In Georgia, Ror ida and Alabama had returned to nor- I mal today and work of rehabilitation was going forward with rapid strides. Disease, according to Red Cross work ers in refugee camps, Is well under con trol. No estimate of the damage from the' flood yet Is forthcoming from the three States. Several weeks will be required before a comprehensive set of figures i can be obtained. To Seek Flood Relief. Gov. Bibb Graves has issued orders to all tax assessors within the flood ! area of Alabama to furnish him esti- > mates of property damage and esti- < mates of rehabilitation. With these fig- ■ ures he expects to be in Washington April 1 for a joint conference with the j Alabama congressional delegation and President Herbert Hoover looking to ward congressional aid for the flood sufferers. Gov. Graves favors an im mediate appropriation for the emer gency and a second appropriation to be used for rehabilitation work, i Funds collected in various cities of t the <3outh and turned over to the Red t Cross for flood sufferers today reached . $75,1)00. A total of $250,000 is sought. ’BELGIAN BANDSMEN CALL UPON HOOVER Concert Given at White House, With Special Num ber by Director. The symphonic band of the Royal Belgian Guards, on a concert tour of the United States, was received by Pres ident. and Mrs. Hoover at the White House today at 12:30 o'clock. The band, lining up facing the south portico, played a special composition written for the occasion by Capt. Ar thur Prcvost, the conductor, including airs from the Belgian national anthem and ‘ The Star Spangled Banner.” It, concluded with a Rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.” During this ceremony. President Hoover stood on the south portico in company with the Belgian Ambassador, Prince Albert de Llgne; the Ambassador to Belgium. Hugh Gibson; the military aide. Col. Osmun Latrobe; the naval aide, Capt. Wilson Brown, and several , guests from the Belgian embassy. In j eluding the Belgian Ambassador’s daughter. Hiige Trumpet* Used. I Following this ceremony. President and Mrs. Hoover «me down to the lawn, where Capt, Prevost made a brief address in French, expressing the ap preciation of King Albert of Belgium to President Hoover for the relief work of the latter during the period of the World War. Capt. Prevost presented Mrs. Hoover with some Belgian lace and a cut-glass vasa in a mahogany case. , , In addition to playing the special composition for the occasion, includ ing airs from both the Belgian and American national anthems, the Belgian band was equipped with a number of six-foot Egyptian trumpets. The band formed at the zero mile i stone on the Ellipse for the march to the Whit# House. It was accompan- I led to the southeast gate leading into I the White House grounds by the U. 8. j Marine Band. It was subsequently es corted upon its departure from the grounds by the U. S. Navy Band, which met it at the southeast gate. Greeted by U. S. Band*. It then was greeted before disbanding by the United States Army Band. All three of the United States military bands had lined up at the zero mile stone with the Belgian Band before the ! latter marched to the White House. The Belgian musicians will give a concert at Poll’s Theater this afternoon at 4:30 o’clock. - Its members were es corted to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery by mem bers of the Marine Band this morning at 9:30 o'clock. Additional activities of the band, which will remain In this city until Sunday, will be announced later. The musicians are scheduled to give a concert in Hampton, Va., on Monday, and a concert in Richmond Tuesday. INOUYE, JAPANESE FLEET ADMIRAL, DIES Officer in 1881 Annapolis Class With Nnmber of Famons Americans. Bz the Associated Press. TOKIO, March 22 <A»>.—Fleet Ad miral Viscount Ryokel Inouve died to day of liver disease. He was one of the earliest Japanese students at the United States Naval Academy at An napolis. where he was In the class of 1881 with a number of famous Amer icans. Fleet Admiral Viscount Inouye was one of the most widely known Jap anese naval officers. He was born In 1845 and early entered the naval serv ice. being wounded in the bombare ment of Kagoshima in the course or which the British fleet took part In the defense of the Okinokojima Fortress. He rendered distinguished service in the Korean trouble of 1874 and 1875 and In 1877 entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis as a guest student. He played a prominent part in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95. He was created admiral in 1908 ana fleet admiral in 1911 and at one time was the Japanese supreme military councilor. “Bombs'' 1 in Mail Soaked by Police, Found to Be “Duds' 9 Br th* Associated Press. NEW YORK. March 22.—Three “bombs” discovered in a parcel post package at the Grand Cen tral Post Office were found by the police today to be harmless lec ture exhibits. The package had been ad dressed to Chicago ana the police thought some New York gangsters were shipping ammunition to that city. The bombs were placed in water to permit inspection with out danger of explosion. It was not until George L. Hos tetter, Chicago lawyer and author of a book on Chicago racketeers, appeared at police headquarters that it was learned the bombs were “duds.” He said he had used them in a lecture, and that it was his practice to ship them from one city o another when he traveled. SCENE OF FATAL MINE EXPLOSION " '""" ' "' " M - » " 1 ■■■■ ■ jfW^f^HWg|PPipPFf I M ■III ■ * p "*l^7l 4 * * 'M-;*i':”• * ! M I 4-x^ x 1 1 Telephoto show* reorders waiting to enter the wrecked tipple of Kinloch nine, at ParnsssnjLjPs., where a gas explosion took a toll of many lives. _ _ _ A. Photo. RADIO FORUM SPEAKERS - ff fit % \ RUTH HANNA MfCORMICK. NEW CONGRESSWOMEN TO SPEAK ON WMAL IN FORUM TOMORROW <Continued From First Page > j Small when Senator William B. Mc- Kinley died, but she felt it would not give her an opportunity to be a candi date to succeed herself. Throughout her career in politics Mrs. McCormick has shown a tact and capacity which have won for her the admiration of man politicians. She herself does not recongize any sex difference in politics. In the National Capital she has for years been highly regarded by officials from the President down and by members of Congress, who predict for her a remarkable career In Congress. Won State Campaign. While eight women have preceded her in House membership, five of whom sat in the session of Congress just closed, Mrs. McCormick is the first woman to win in a State-wide cam paign, and in spite of bitter factional fights she had the support of all fac tions. Mrs. McCormick is well known as a fluent and forceful speaker. She is much in demand as a speaker before men's as well as women's organizations. She Is known as a "man-to-man” speaker in dealing with public ques tions. She appeals to her audience through her intellect and reasoning power. As a daughter of the late Mark Hanna and as a constant co-worker with her husband, the late Senator Medill McCormick, she has learned the ropes of practical politics and is as keen to avoid "political deals” and em barrassments as any astute male politi cian ever was. She studies public ques tions with greater avidity than most of her male colleagues. She is already considered to be "in line” for the United States Senate. When the House members filed over to the Senate Chamber on Inaugura tion day, Mrs. McCormick, Republican, and Mrs. Owen, Democrat, walked arm in-arm and attracted much attention. They are a strikingly attractive pair, and the public gaze follows them con stantly. Defeated Man, t te 1. The older generation still recalls the advent of “Baby Ruth” Bryan into the world of politics. For years she has been known as her father’s daughter, then for a few years as Kitty Owen s mother, more recently as Ruth Meeker s Srandmother. but she has come into er owh right again as the woman who beat her male opponent nearly 2 to 1 in the Jumbo district of Florida, and he had the advantage of long and effi cient service in Congress. Mrs. Owen had a cultural education in the United States and Europe Her husband was a British Army officer, who died as a result of wounds in the Gallipoli campaign. She has first-hand information about practically all coun tries in the world and speaks four lan guages. She has an enviable war rec ord, having helped to establish the American Women's Hospital and worked for it on Mrs. Herbert Hoover’s com mittee until October, 1915. Later she nursed in the British Hospital in Egypt, j After she had regained her American citizenship she became a leader in civic affairs and was elected to Congress after a grueling campaign in which her speechmaking was an outstanding fea ture. She stood the strain because of her wonderful robust physique. As a girl ait the University of Nebraska she was a long-distance running champion. When her husband was stationed in Jamaica, she was the only woman al lowed to play polo on the men’s team. Every State in the Union knows of her oratorical ability, inherited from her father and developed through nine years of one-night stands on the Chau tauqua circuit. She will make her first big speech on public affairs in the Na tional Radio Forum. The following stations will broadcast this feature: WABC. WFAN. WNAC, WFBL. WKBW, WCAO, WJAS. WADC. WKRC, WGHP. WMAQ, WBBM, WOWO. KMOX. WMBC. KOIL. WSPD. WHK. WMAL. WCCO. WISN. KDYL. WEAN, KMTR, KYA, KEX, KJR and KGA. Denmark's Election Near. COPENHAGEN, Denmark. March 22 (A s ).—At the opening of the Folketing this afternoon, Premier Mygdal an nounced that a general election will be held in Denmark at the earliest possible date. The announcement fol lowed a government defeat in a budget vote yesterday, when the Conservatives abstaining, the Socialists were able to defeat the measure. RUTH BRYAN OWEN. IDB-TO-1 SHOT WINS NATIONAL CHASE I Easter Hero, American Entry, Is Second-Fall Kills Bar ton’s Chances. By the Associated Prw*. 1 AINTREE, England. Marrh 22 ; American horses furnished the big thrills of leadership in the Grand Na tional Steeplechase this afternoon, but Easter Hero, owned by John H. Whit ney, was beaten over the low hedges of the homeward stretch by a 100-to-l shot, the 11-year-old Gregalach, owned by an Englishwoman, Mrs. M. A. Gem mell. Easter Hero, which led during most of the final round, finished second. Richmond was third. Billy Barton, the only American-owned and bred entry, came to grief in the country far from the stands after leading in the first half of the two-lap course. Only Seven Finish. Only 7 of the 66 starters completed ! the course. The great spectacle of steeplechasing was one of the finest Grand Nationals ever run from a spectator's viewpoint, with the sun shining on the course and the great field of bobbing horses visible most of the time through powerful gItJUIM, Billy Barton was twelfth from the rail among the record assemblage of start ers. His sleek sides shining. Jockey Cullinan held him firm and Maryland’s pride stood still, as if posing for a photo graph. Flying into the lead, Billy sailed over all the barriers, low and high, and led by three lengths at the canal turn, only to lose his advantage when Easter Hero took his place in the van, gallop ing down the stretch and taking the hazardous hedge and water jump in front of the stands beautifully. Barton Falls at Ditch. But the American hopes for a Billy Barton victory were destined to be lost in the second and last wild gallop around the treacherous, hazard-strewn triangular course, as horses and men went down together in a tangle of legs and hoofs. Billy Barton fell in a ditch at the nineteenth Jump where there is a rail, ditch a/id difficult hedge. Easter Hero twisted a plate. His jockey said this ill fortune occurred Just before his lead was challenged by Gregalach. PAID R3,m FOR WINNER. Gregalach Bought by Woman Owner In 1927. LONDON. March 22 (JP).— Mrs. M. A. Gemmell. English owner of the win ner of the grand national steeplechase at Aintree today, bought Gregalach for 5.000 guineas, or about $25,000, when the former owner, T. K. Laidlaw, offered him for sale at New Market in the Spring of 1927. This was the first race he had ever won under her colors. Easter Hero, the runner-up. was pur chased by its present owner, the Ameri can sportsman. John Hay Whitney, from the late Alfred Lowenstein, Bel gian financier andinternational banker, who disappeared from an airplane crossing the English Channel last year. fugazTand’dempsey JOIN TO BACK BOUTS By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. March 22.—Jack Demp sey today entered into a two-year agree-! ment with Humbert J. Fugazy. Metro- j poll tan rival of Madison Square Gar den, for the promotion of boxing I matches here and in other sections of i the country. Announcement of the agreement was made by Dempsey attorneys after a series of conferences between the for mer heavyweight champion and Fugary. Fugazy termed the new fistic alliance "an international combination." indi cating that bouts also might be staged abroad. ;3J STILL MISSING IN MINE DISASTER 26 Bodies Are Recovered as Rescuers Continue Hunt for Others. - i - - ; By the Associated Press. I PARNASSUS. Pa., March 22—Spur red on by the rescue alive of a miner who had been entombed more than 24 hours, rescue crews today were pushing their way far into the explosion-wrecked Kinloch mine in an effort to reach *7 men still unaccounted for. The list of *nown dead stood at 26, five bodies having been recovered early today, j The fact that some of the entombed 1 miners had erected canvas brattices in I the workings, in an effort to keep out ! the deadly gases, led rescuers to hope ! that some of the men were alive. While I pushing through the thirteenth embutt j today, more than one and ofte-half ! miles from the main slope, a rescue crew , came upon Lawrence Althouse, 29. who | had been listed among the missing. Althouse was wandering about thq j dark underground tunnels when found. ' His buddy—the man who worked with him in the butt—lay nearby, dead. Hope Is Held far Others. Althouse, married and the father of two children, was placed on a stretcher and carried up the slope. As he came into the daylight he opened his eyes wide and gazed about. He was rushed to the nearby emergency hospital, where doctors said his condition was fair. The rescue crews were fighting against great odds in the dark pits. In addition to falls of rock and coal, they ' were encountering much water. Ira ! Thomas, deputy State secretary of min ing, said that the rescue of Althouse ; convinced him others might be found ! alive, and he ordered fresh crews into ; the mine with orders to continue their j work until all the butts had been ex plored. A minute after entering the emer gency hospital. Althouse asked a doctor for a cigarette. As he puffed away, he said, "Gee, but it's great to see a crowd of people again. I talked with God all night, long, but It’s nice to have some one else to talk to now." Walter H. Glasgow, State secretary of mines, arrived at Kinloch during the i morning. He said he would appoint a commission of six State mine inspector* to conduct the investigation of the blast for Pennsylvania. Rescuers Battle Debris. With rescue crews battling through i the debris 7,000 feet from the entrance iof the mine, hope was revived this morning that some of the entombed workers still were alive. Two hundred and twenty-three men escaped by working their way out of an old entry. Engineers of the United States Bu reau of Mines, as well as Ira Thomas, deputy secretary of the State depart ment of mines, said there was a possi bility that some of the men listed as missing were alive. These were believed to be in a section from which 16 miners escaped yesterday afternoon and it was l thought that fresh air was reaching them. It was also suggested that the men might have erected brattices to protect themselves. The entire distance of 7,000 feet from the mine mouth had been beat tlced during the night and In fighting their way through piles of debris to reach the spot where It la now hoped the missing men will be found rescuers earn# upon the bodies of the score of workers which later ware brought to the surface. Some of the oodles were badly burned; others bora no marks. Appar ently the men had suffocated. Investigation Is Delayed. Lights were not extinguished In Kin loch homes last night as members of the miners’ famines and friends kept vigil a short distance from the pit mouth. State mine officials said that pending recovery of all the bodies investigation as to the cause of the explosion would be deferred. Mine officials believed the i, explosion occurred when a steel con veyer chain, with which eoal is brought from the workings, snapped and coiled down slope, causing a spark to set off a pocket of gas. Miners expressed the j belief that a car might have run away. ; which also could have caused the spark. I Twelve miners lost their lives in an ! explosion in the same mine IS months ago yesterday. Although It was much colder today, women and children who gave up their vigil at the pit mouth late last night i reappeared at the scene at dawn, hop ing against hope that their loved ones escaped the horrors of the catastrophe. Fog blotted out part of the landscape. U. S. Joins Investigators, The Federal Government joined the investigating bodies when Daniel Har rington. chief engineer of the United States Bureau of Mines. Washington. : came to the mining settlement to get first-hand Information on the blast. Fifteen minutes after the rescuers went into the drift last night one man staggered out. practically overcome by , gas. He reported that they had sighted j a body in the drift, and that he feared they would meet cave-ins at the bot tom leading to the workings. He said ! the gas was so heavy a gas mask was ; almost useless. I “It was too much for me," he said. : "I’ve been down in many a pit where an explosion had occurred, but this is the worst ever.” Soon afterward the other rescuers came out, and when it became evident that the crews could not work in the deadly air It was ordered that timber and canvas be prepared to erect brat tices. With these canvas blockades readv the rescuers advanced into the pit, and continued to erect brattices so as to carry fresh air Into the workings. An emergency hospital was estab lished in a structure near the mouth of the workings. Here Red Cross nurses and doctors set up cots and prepared to care for any needing first aid. WINDS DELAY DASHES FOR NEW BOAT MARK Indian Creek Waters Too Choppy for Attempt of Commodore Wood to Beat 02.8. By th« Associated Press. MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 22. High winds and choppy waters this morning resulted in a postponment until 3 p.m. of the mile dashes against time in Indian Creek. In which Commodore Gar Wood, piloting his Miss America VII, will attempt to better his world straightaway record of 92.8 miles an hour. The trials are open to all classes of boats and are sanctioned by the American Powerboat Association. Thev were originally scheduled to start a' 10 a.m. TRUST TRAFFIC LIGHTS. Stationing of street railway crossing policemen at three intersections was dis continued By executive order of the Commissioners today on recommenda tion of Maj, Edwin B. Hesse, superin tendent of police. The intersections affseU'J are New Jersey avenue and H strae*. Eighth and H streets northeast and Wisconsin avenue and M street. All these Intersections are now controlled by traffic lights.