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MEXICAN GENERAL IS SLAIN BY WIFE Beauty Uses Pistol on Hus band After Rival Wife Files Bigamy Charge. By the Associated Press. MEXICO CITY, August 26.—Senora j Marie Teresa de Lands de Vidal. "Miss j Mexico” in the 1928 Galveston beauty j contest, was in a prison cell today, hav ing shot and killed her husband, Oen. Moises Vidal. After reading in a newspaper that ahe and Gen. Vidal were to be arrested ' for bigamy, she procured his heavy armv pistol and turned it on him. firing six shots, which killed him almost in stantly. She then turned the gun at her own head, but its magazine waa empty. Police arriving found her prone on ♦he body of her husband, crying hys terically, "I loved him dearly." She told them the newspaper article was the first intimation she had Vidal was mar ried already when he courted her and won her heart after she had failed to win the Galveston contest. Discovers Duplicity. The first. Senora de Vidal, Marla Teresa Herrejon. lived in Cosamaloapan. Vera Crux, with their two daughters. She became suspicious of her husband's iong absences, according to newspaper iccounts, and. following him to Mexico CVty discovered his duplicity. She then fil?d charges of bigamy. ♦The story was published in Mexico Ci\v newspapers Saturday, but was seen onlj' yesterday by the young wife, who wam 24 years old. She handed the pa per ito the general, with instructions to ; read, while she went into his room and | obtained his pistol. j Under Mexican law both he and she might .have been sent to prison for the bigamot'is marriage. I WOOITWARD &LOTHROP 10™ l and G Streets \- ; Ensembles Are Outstanding •*Woodward & Lothvop gives the first hint of their smartness in the new wiMll Autumn JjjftjfeK Collection * Ensembles are important Jpf/ —of velvet, with satin Xm **l? # j iji II and metal blouses —of J**-*9< / jrajp!^ satin and silk crepe, with iv.-L. ‘ IriUy blouses —of nubby #V;, tweeds, with and without Skirts are lengthened—flares P ■ ? 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OUTSTANDING EVENTS IN WORLD HISTORY i ■ ... i By the Associated Press. World news of the week presents a patchy picture of success and failure <ln human relations, while the Graf Zeppelin, roaring triumphantly over the Pacific, makes neighbors of the farthest separated nations of the earth. The Graf arrived over California late last night on the next to the last leg of its epochal circumnavigation of the world. Leaving Japan Thursday, nearly a week has been cut from fast steam ship time across the greatest of oceans. I Merrily the great German dirigible I whirls along, annihilating space, shrink ' ing and shriveling the world, an elo quent sermon that for good or bad the world is, as they say, a small place after all and that peoples grow more and more interdependent. With this thought in mind, a sorry picture faces the world In Palestine, biblical land of peace. Trouble broke out in Jerusalem Fri day between Jews and Moslems over the age-old controversy of the Jews' right to worship undisturbed at the Wailing Wall, the last fragment of Sol omon's Temple, and before martial law could be clapped on to check the hatreds of maddened men more than 50 Jews and Arabs were killed and 150 or more wounded. Progress Seen Toward World Peace. In Europe, the past week, there were encouraging developments toward dis armament, compensating somewhat for the failure of statesmen at The Hague to reach an agreement on the liquida tion of 10-year-old war problems. Definite announcement was made that Prime Minister Ramsay MacDon ald will visit President Hoover in Wash ington during October to d scuss naval power problems preparatory to another world disarmament conference late this vear or early In 1930. Following the successes of the Washington Arms Con ference, the problem of battleship con ; struction Is paramount. In Great Brit ; ain, as well as In the United States. I opinion seems anxious to have the Job ! tackled. Other world powers will be ssked to participate. I Evrn after three weeks of deadlock THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 1929, and delay at The Hague Reparations Conference it Is perhaps still too early to give up hope that the statesmen there will accomplish the task they set out to do. Situation in Manchuria Outlined. The Russo-Chinese situation In Man churia. as succinctly reported by the Assoc ated Press correspondent In Toklo, has settled down to a campaign of rival propaganda. China, for the moment, seems to have the advantage, having broadcast to the world early in the week that her territory had been Invaded by a Russian army of 40,000 men. As yet this army hasn’t been located In China, although the Bovlet govern ment undoubtedly Is strengthening Its Far Eastern units. China : s doing the same, and therein lies the danger of war. As for getting to the root of the trouble, the future control of the stra tegic Chinese Eastern Railway, In which both countries have legitimate interests, there Is no progress to re port. AMERICAN IS KILLED. Two Others Are Injured Seriously in German Train Wreck. DUEREN, Germany, August 26 (*>).— One American was reported killed and two seriously Injured In the wreck of the engine and six coaches of a Paria- Warsaw express as the train was enter ing the village of Bulrjust, north of 1 here, yesterday. I Eight persons were killed and seven i teen seriously Injured. The accident I closed the railroad line from Aix-la- Chapelle to Cologne for more than 20 hours. Paul Herramann of New York was ; the man killed. i The engineer of the crowded express j i was said to have disregarded a warn- 1 I Ing sign that the roadbed was under ■ 1 iep«lr. BROKER BLACKMAIL “RACKET IS BARED Tribute Is Exacted From Bucket Shop Operators, Officials Declare. By th* Asioelsted Press. CHICAGO, August 26.—Transfer from Chicago to New York of a budding racket by which hoodlum syndicates hoped to garner thousands of dollars from bucket shop operators and brokers was believed by police to have been nipped today in the arrest of Charles Green. Green is under indictment in New York for the murder of William Cas WOODAVARD &.L.OTHROP DOWN STAIRS STORE Travel Print Dresses s l6 5# <§§ are going far in popularity Ijj ~jy Travel prints are featured in fl/j/ 1 / silk or silk-and-wool mate- Jln l I rials. They have a decided- *l*. JJ J ly Fall fashion and carry out \Y\ mew Fall colorings. \\ One and two piece models in \\ styles that becoming to misses and matrons. J \ Sizes 16 to 44. JA V DOWN STAIRS BTORR tr LX Clever New Sports f? 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Sizes 7to 14. \ J - DOWN STAIRS STORE sidy and Simon Walker, who were slain In the Hotsy-Totsy Case. Officers also hoped through Green’s arrest to leant how Frank Marlowe, a New York racketeer and friend of the murdered Arnold Rothsteln, met his death. After Chicago and New York de tectives had talked with Green last night they expressed the opinion that the Hotsy-Totsy Cabaret slaying was the result of a dispute among black mailers. rather than being due to a beer war dispute. Green said he would fight extradi tion when called upon to face arraign ment on a fugitive warrant today. "I don't want to go back to New York now,” officers quoted him as saying. "It’s too hot there. The town’s due for a cleaning out. There’s an election coming up. and' the gangsters have to go.” The new racket, as detectives ex plained it, is predicated on the theory that some brokers prefer to pay tribute to gangsters rather than to have cer tain facts concerning their business methods, and sometimes their private lives, made public. In some cases, the detectives said, the brokers are threat ened with death unless they pay cer tain sumsdeniapdedbythegangsters. KING WALKS TO CHURCH ACCOMPANIED BY QUEEN British Ruler Surprises Residents by Unexpected Exertion—Joins in Hymns During Service. By the Associated Press. SANDRINGHAM. England. August 26.—King George, walking to church yesterday, seemed more than once to have to rely on hie cane. 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He wore a frock coat, a silk hat, bluish trousers and had a white carnation in his buttonhole. In the church he joined in the hymns, “Angel Voices Are Ever Singing." “His Is the Day of Light" and "Fight the Good Fight." He stood when the con gregation stood and the service was not shortened in any way. ’ Mail Pilot I« Injured. BILOXI. Mlss y August'26 (A*). —John Koester, New Orleans-Atlanta air mail pilot, was injured yesterday afternoon when his plane was forced dowiv.near Ocean Springs. The pilot received in juries about the shoulders and arms and severe shock. The plane was dam aged slightly and will remain in Ocean Springs until repairs can be made. The ! Pilot the mall were sent back to ! New Orleans. ■ ■! One-sixth of the prisoners Jn England are women.