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CORPS AREA CHIEFS VISIT CAMP RITCHIE Col. Darrah and Maj. Gillam Express Pleasure With Guardsmen’s Work. Br ft Staff Correspondent of The Star. CAMP ALBERT C. RITCHIE. Cas cade, Md., August 14. —An unexpected visit was paid the camp yesterday by Col. T. W. Darrah, chief of staff of the 3d Corps Area, and Maj. A. C. Gillam, jr.. mobilization officer, both from 3rd Corps Area headquarters, in Baltimore. After a cursory inspection of the reservation Col. Darrah expressed ap proval of the general appearance of the camp and especial pleasure in that the infirmary had no inmates. They arrived during the absence of Maj. Gen.. Anton Stephan, command ing the 29th Division, and Col. John W. Oehmann, camp commander of troops, who were at Gettysburg with the division staff, studying the Civil War battlefield. They were shown through the camp by Capt. Charles E. Smith son, regimental adjutant. Discuss Mobilization Plans. On the division staff officers’ return. Col. Darrah conferred with Gen. Ste phan concerning the functioning of the division in the corps area, while Maj. Gillam discussed with the other staff officers mobilization plans. Today Companies B and E went on the rifle range for their practice firing preliminary to firing for record tomor row. At the same time Companies C and D began their course in prepara tion for rifle marksmanship. The work yesterday of the demoli tions group was suspended because of faulty explosives. A string of blocks of TNT' laid along the bottom of a trench failed to explode. Lieut. George Harbin, in charge of demolitions, ex plained that, the explosive had been stored since 1928, and consequently re quired a strong detonating charge. A car was dispatched to Washington for a supply of stronger caps, and if the more powerful detonations do not work fresh TNT will be gotten from Port Humphreys, Va., he declared. Work continued yesterday on road and raft building and repair of the drainage system. Second Battalion Parades. The day's work was brought to a close by a parade by the 2d Battalion of Engineers. In the morning an airplane from the National Guard Air .Service camp at Martinsburg, W. Va.. circled the parade ground, and experiments were conducted in communicating with ground forces. The Signal Company from Norfolk, Va., received and sent the messages for the camp troops. Upon recommendation of their com pany commanders 11 men were pro moted and four were reduced in rank in special orders made public yester day. The promotions follow: Headquarters and Service Company. Corpl. George C. Danforth to technical sergeant; Corpl. Louis A. Robertson to sergeant; Pvts. Lloyd Nell and Elmore W. Seeds, to corporals. Company B, Corpl. Harry E. Bartz, to sergeant, and Pvts. William J. Cave, Charles R. Woods and Henry C. Dixon to corporals, Com pany E: Pvts. John K. Randolph and Steven M. Brown, to corporals. Military Police Company; Pvt. Albert B. Burton to corporal. The following reductions were made: Company B. Sergt. John T. Kidwell and Carp. William F. Keller to privates; Headquarters and Service Company, Tech. Sergt. Charles Dunn and Sergt. Harold W. McGiverin to privates. Sunday will be Veteran day. Col. Oehmann has issued an invitation to veterans of all wars, former members of the Guard and prospective members to make an inspection of Camp Ritchie. Because of the death of his father Capt. Henry C. Stanwood, aide to Gen. Stephan, left camp last evening for Chicago. Poland has no talkies, but it is ex pected that 50 theaters in large cities will be equipped for them as soon as owners can arrange for the change. ADVERTISEMENT WONDERFUL INDEED SAYS RESIDENT OF KENTUCKY AVENUE MRS. HAROLD W. COTTON This is one of the latest state ' ments received for the famous medl- I cine. Miller's Herb Extract < formerly I called Herb Juice j. It was given by Mrs. Harold W. Cotton, 825 Ken tucky Avenue S.E. 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All my old trouble has passed away, no longer have a sign of trouble with my stom ach after eating. Headaches, also I pains in side and back, are gone. Kidnevs act more regular and I rest , well at night. My husband was also i in a rather rundown condition and i was on a diet for months, and he, too, suffered with headaches and consti pation. When this medicine proved so satisfactory in my case, he also began using it and the results have I been very satisfactory in his case also.” Miller’s Herb Extract (formerly called Herb Juice) is a wonderful reg r ulator for the bowels, gives almost .instant relief from constipation ana has a soothing effect on the stomach. In short it is the ideal remedy for the above condition and has proven to be Just as advertised. If you feel In need of this medicine ! don’t experiment with something supposed to be Just as good, go to the Peoples Drug Store, 505 7th Stroet N.W.. talk with the man who Is there for the sole purpose of explaining Miller’s Herb Extract (formerly called Herb Juice) and learn why It la the choice of hundreds of thou sands. His hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 AUSTRIA REPAYS GOOD BEHAVIOR OF PRISONERS WITH FREEDOM Treatment of Criminals Is Graduated in Accordance With Legal and Personal Status of Culprit. This is the eighth and last of a rerles of articles on Xuropean methods of dealing with crime and criminals. BY HENRIETTA W. BINGHAM. VIENNA, August 14 (N.A.N.A.)—Treatment of prisoners in Austria is to some extent graduated in accordance with the legal and personal status of the cu'P r pp rsons un der provisional arrest during judicial Investigation of alleged offenses naturally receive more lenient treatment than criminals sentenced and serving terms. .. . . . Prisoners not vet up for trial and kept in preliminary custody may wear 1 their own clothes arW provide themselves with meals, receive newspapers and books, write letters and smoke. They have fairly comfortable rooms, and gen erally are treated as individuals merely suspected of punishable acts. Certain prison facilities are also ex tended to political offenders. A distinction is made between adult and juvenile criminals. Experience has disclosed the grave consequence of in termingling Juvenile and grown-up criminals. Separate juvenile courts and special penitentiaries for young people exist In Simmons Outfit ~j^~ H «t Smoker sl6-95 Aluminum ■JIUII If I J V&lu] o°'T"V $4.95 sl-98 *lliL’.y (lliil i isl $8.40 $11.60 $15.90 $6.90 Down Eaty Term, THE EVENING- STAB, WASHINGTON, D, C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 3929. Austria. There is also an unwritten distinction between convicts belonging to Intellectual classes and others. The better educated wherever possible are not employed at manual labor, but pref erably In office or library work, or some similar occupation. Assignment to Industries and handi crafts in prisons is governed by the principle of keeping the prisoners as closely identified as possible with their calling in civil life, so as not to estrange them from it or make them lose chance of resuming their former activities, on release. Change for Worse With Peace. For many decades, up to the war, criminal statistics in Austria showed a certain stability in numbers and grade of offenses. With peace, a temporary change for the worse set in. The remnants of the great Austrian armies, partly demoralized by war, were swept back to the impoverished and starving homeland already overcrowded by civilian fugitives from the provinces of the former vast empire. It is not to be wondered that with chronic lack of food and all other com modities brought about by blockade dur ing the war, the rate of criminal of fenses, principally theft, burglary and fraud, rapidly reached an astoundlngly high level. This movement was reversed, however, when conditions in Austria became more stabilized, and the following years re duced crime statistics sharply. Two Methods of Confinement. Austria has six large prisons, five for men, one for women, in which only per sons sentenced to penal servitude of more than one year are kept. They accommodate 3.570 prisoners. Besides these, there are 16 prisons connected with the principal law courts, and more than 200 district Jails with a total ca pacity of 4,290. Two methods of confinement are practised, solitary and “joint” deten tion. In the solitary form the prisoner lives and works In his cell entirely alone. He sees nobody except his warder and once a month a superior officer of the prison, and Is not per mitted to speak. In complete silence his days and nights are passed and only a short daily walk In the courtyard brings him Into the open air, under the supervision of a warder. Solitary Confinement. In the common cells, in which the prisoners live in groups of about 14, the convicts take their meals together, and they work together in common work shops. Solitary confinement is either ordered by the governor of a prison as discipline for disorderly prisoners, or is given convicts who ask this form of punish ment. If a man has a clean record in prison he can. by serving a term in solitary confinement, shorten his sentence about one-third. Austrian prison rules afford well behaved convicts further opportunities of earlier release. After a prisoner has served half his sentence he can get conditional release whereby he enjoys freedom so long as he behaves. If he is found guilty of any offense, however slight, his original sentence Is revived and he has to serve it out. The death penalty was abolished in Austria in 1919. This abolition brought no appreciable change In homicide statistics. Murders did not rise above normal, as predicted by opponents of the measure, nor did they fall below normal. In this Austrian criminologists saw proof that capital punishment is not a deterrent of murder. In Austria, the percentage of re cidivism is high. Nearly 50 per cent of the released jail population resumes Its criminal activities and finds its way back to prison, so the same percentage of the average prison population must be classed as habitually criminal. How to deal reasonably with crim inality both from the point of view of protecting society and endeavoring to reform the individual criminal is as puzzling and perhaps as hopeless in Austria as in every other country. TITLE IS CERTIFIED. 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