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BODY OF HEIRESS FOUND BY YOUTH Miss Edith Wolfskill, 55, Had Been Missing From Ranch Since July. By the Associated Press. FAIRFIELD, Calif., September 20. Mystery surrounding the disappearance three months ago of Miss Edith Wolf skill, 55-year-old heiress to an SBOO,OOO estate, whose body was found near her ranch yesterday, deepened today as of ficers endeavored to determine whether the woman had been slain. There were indications of foul play, According to Sheriff John R. Thornton, who said he was unable to account for the fact that the woman's body was clothed in man's overalls. Hundreds of searchers had tramped many times over the spot near a creek bank where the heiress’ body was dis covered by Donald Glashof, 18-year-old son of a rancher. Exposure Is Theory. Relatives said that Miss Wolfskill un der no circumstances w'ould have donned men’s clothing. They said it was pos sible that she had wandered away from her ranch and died of exposure. The theory of death by exposure, however, was discounted by officers, who pointed out that the spot where the body was found was only a mile and a half away from the Wolfskill ranch. Fruit trees, heavily laden, also would have provided food for the woman, the officers said. The body was in such an advanced state of decomposition that a cursory examination did not reveal the cause of death. Whether there was evidence of blows or bullet wounds to support the theory of foul play awaited r.n examina tion by the coroner. When Miss Wolfskill disappeared last July relatives asked the authorities to search for her, fearing she had been kidnaped or attacked and slain by an itinerant fruit picker who had passed through the district. Footprints Obliterated. Footprints made by the woman’s high-heeled shoes were traced for some distance from her ranch, but when scores ot searchers took up the trail the prints were obliterated. Reports of the woman having been seen walking on the highways were re ceived several times, and once an elder ly woman resembling Miss Wolfskill was observed riding m an automobile with an unidentified man. Private detectives were engaged, and the trust officer of a Los Angeles bank, where the heiress kept a large account, pursued every clue available. Plans were made to drag Lake Curry, near here, in the belief that the woman had been drowned. While the private search lor Miss Wolfskill was continued the Glashoff boy, searching for a pole to knock ripe fruit from a tree, stumbled on the worn- i an’s body. Patriotic Society Elects Delegates. WINCHESTER, Va., September 20 (Special).—Turner Ashby Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy, last night elected delegates and alternates to the annual meeting of the State or ganization, to be held at the George Wythe Hotel, Wytheville, October 1, and lasting several days. Delegates chosen w'ere Mrs. Martin Wisecarver, Mrs. R. Bruce Slonaker, Mrs. Charles R. Keeler and Mrs. D W. Ritenour, and alternated were Mrs. C. Fred Barr, Mrs. C. E. Au lick. Mrs. George L. Craig and Mrs. F. T. McFaden. Miss Lucy F. Kurtz will Attend as State registrar. THE WEATHER District of Columbia—Fair and not quite so cool tonight and tomorrow; lowest temperature tonight about 48 degrees; gentle northeast winds. West Virginia—Mostly cloudy and not quite so cool tonight and tomorrow. Virginia—Fair tonight and tomorrow, not quite so cool in the interior; mod erate to fresh northeast winds. Maryland—Fair and not quite so cool tonight and tomorrow; moderate northeast winds. Records for 24 Hours. Thermometer—4 p.m., 61; 8 p.m., 54; 12 midnight, 49; 4 am., 46; 8 a.m., 49; noon, 60. Barometer —4 p.m., 30.23; 8 p.m.; 30.26; 12 midnight, 30.28; 4 a.m., 30.28; 8 a.m., 30.32; noon, 30.33. Highest temperature, 61, occurred at 4 p.m., yesterday. Lowest temperature, 44, occurred at 6:10 a.m., today. Temperature same date last year— Highest, 71; lowest, 58. Tide Tables. (Furnished by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.) Today—Low tide, 3:19 a.m. and 3.29 p.m.; high tide, 8:51 a.m. and 9:13 p.m. Tomorrow—Low tide. 4 a.m. and 4:02 p.m.; high tide. 9:39 a.m. and 9:51 p.m. The Sun and Moon. Today—sun rose 5:53 a.m.; sun set 6:10 p.m. Tomorrow—Sun rises 5:54 a.m.; sun gets 6:08 p.m. Moon rises 7:14 p.m.; sets 7:27 a.m. Condition of the Water. Harpers Ferry—Potomac, Shenadoah, little muddy; Great Falls—Clear. Weather in Variona Cities. u l emDer*tura.»po , 5 fp r o "S 5b as = z* "S p? _. „ 2. sS 'B Weather. Stations » 3- » | 5 er m •* m Abilene, Tex— 29.98 86 68 ....Cloudy Albany. N. Y... 30.44 56 38 ....Clear Atlanta, Ga.... 30.20 70 50 ... Clear Atlantic City... 30.30 60 46 .... Cloudy Baltimore. Md.. 30.32 62 46 .... Clear Birmingham ...30.14 70 56 .... Clear Bismarck. N. D. 29.98 66 42 .. . Cloudy Boston, Mass... 30.38 60 42 .... Cloudy Buffalo. N. Y... 30.42 52 36 ....Clear Charleston. B.C. 30.12 74 54 .... Cloudy Chicago, 111.... 30.34 56 50 ...Clear Cincinnati, Ohio 30.70 82 46 ... Pt.cloudy Cleveland, Ohio. 30.36 54 44 ....Clear Columbia, s. C. 30.22 70 48 ... Pt.cloudy Denver, C 010.... 29.84 76 52 .... Clear . Detroit. Mich... 30 40 54 46 .... Pt.cloudy El Paso. Tex.... 28.78 88 68 Clear Galveston. Tex. 29.98 80 70 Clear ‘Helena, Mont... 29.68 74 48 ... Clear Huron. 8. Dak.30.16 58 346 ... Rain Indlanapolis.lnd 30.26 56 48 ... Cloudy Jacksonvllle.Fla. 30.00 76 62 0.01 Cloudy Kansas City. Mo 30.06 58 48 0.26 Cloudy Los Angeles.... 29.78 80 64 .... Cloudy Louisville. Kyi. 30.26 64 52 ... Cloudy Miami. F1a..... 29.90 88 74 0.04 Cloudy N. Orleans, La.. 29.98 82 70 .... Clear Hew York. NY. 30.34 62 48 ... Clear Oklahoma City. 29.98 82 62 .... Cloudy Omaha. Nebr... 30.14 48 46 0.01 Rain Phlladelphla.Pa. 30 34 64 48 ....Clear Phoenix. Ariz... 29.62 100 78 ....Pt.cloudy Plttsburth, Pa.. *0.36 56 46 ....Cloudy Portland. Me. . 30.42 58 38 ....Clear Portland. Oret. 29.88 70 58 ....Cloudy Raleieh. N. C 30.22 64 44 .... Pt.cloudy Salt Lake City. 29.70 88 68 .... Rain San Antonio... 29.98 88 82 .... Clear San Diego. Calif 29.76 78 68 .... C oudy San Franclaco. 29.74 70 54 .... Cloudy StLouis"Mo.. 30 20 54 48 0.40 Rain 8t Paul. Minn. 30.38 56 38 .... Clear Seattle. Wash.. 29.78 62 48 ....Cloudy Spokane. Wash. 29.88 74 44 .... Pt.cloudy WASH., D. C... 30 33 61 44 .... Clear FOREIGN. (7 a.m., Greenwich time, today.) ' Temperature. Weather. London. England £* Paris. Prance... Cloudy Stockholm. Sweden....... 5$ Cloudy (Noon. Greenwich time, today.) Horta (Fayal), Azores... 70 Part cloudy (Current observations. > Hamilton. Bermuda *0 Part cloudy San Juan. Porto Rico.... 9* Clear * Havana, Cuba. 74 Clear J ' Colon, Canal Zone 78 Cloudy Fata, in the rubber plantation district Os Brasil, i» to have its first tire factory. Human Cannon Ball, Stuck in Muzzle, Injured in Blast By the Associated Press. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Septem ber 20. —Heinrich Ackenhauser, who was substituting for Capt. Wilno, the human cannon ball, was in a serious condition at Springfield Hospital today as the result of an accident at the East ern States Exposition here yes terday. Thousands of spectators were in the stands to see Ackenhauser shot from a cannon and land in a net. There was a roar and puff of smoke as the powder charge was exploded, but the human pro jectile failed to appear. A mo ment later the performer, his face bleeding and tom, was seen to emerge from the muzzle of the gun. He hung for a moment, then dropped from the elevated mouth of the cannon to the ground. The act had been part of the daily program at the exposition. RABBI WISE TO GIVE CAPITAL ADDRESS Will Be Principal Speaker at Mass Meeting to Be Held Monday. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise of the Free Synagogue of New York, noted Jewish leader, will be the principal speaker at a mass meeting of Washington Jew’s Monday evening at the Eighth Street Temple. Dr. Wise will speak on the situation in Palestine, as he recently returned from London, where he was in confer ence with leaders of the World Zionist Organization and British government officials regarding the Arab outbreak. Rudolph Behrend. chairman of the local Palestine emergency relief com mittee, will act as chairman Monday night. Other speakers will be Rabbi Abram Simon of the Washington He brew Congregation, who recently re turned from the World Zionist Congress in Zurich, and Isidore Herschfield, for mer president of the District Zionist Organization. Fund Progressing. Excellent progress in raising funds for Palestine relief is reported from the emergency relief headquarters, at the Jewish Community Center. It was announced today that a benefit midnight performance will be held at the Earle Theater Tuesday night at 11:30, all the proceeds of which will be turned over to the relief fund. The regular prices of admission will prevail for the showing for the first time in Washington of the talking picture. "Fast Company,” starring Mary Eaton and Skeets Gallagher. In addition A1 Evans, master of ceremonies at the Palace I Theater and several of the acts on next i week’s Palace program will be presented. I All of the Jewish organizations in the city are co-operating with the relief com mittee in promoting the benefit through the sale of tickets and in other ways raising funds for the cause. The National Capital Lodge of the B “”i Abraham has just reported more than SIOO in contributions from its members. The Social Workers’ Club, a girls’ organization, gave $25 from its treasury. More than S2OO for the cause was netted by a card party held Mon ti y night at the Jewish Center by the Junior Hadassah and nearly S4OO was raised by the Senior Hadassah at a recent card party. $5,000 Is Raised. It is estimated that more than $5,000 has been gathered for Palestine relief from various sources and it is expected that next week’s developments will con siderably augment this total. Among the latest contributors are: Charles Schwartz, Benjamin Ouris man, Jacob Cohen, SSO each. Joseph A. Wilner, Charles L. Pilzer, Dr. Edward A. Cafritz, Adolph Kahn, David A. Miller, Witt & Mlrman, Jo ■ seph Goldberg, $25 each. Wolf Ullman, S2O. Max Cohen, sls. Ten dollars each from Mrs. Fannie B. Jacobs, Solomon M. Deskin, L. E. Rubel, Louis Rosenberg, I. Mintz, Mrs. Sarah. Cohen, Mrs. Louis Ottenberg, Nathan Bick. J. Shappirio, Max Zweig, Miss Rosa Mordecai, Dr. J. R. Palkin, N. Edelson, Dr. J. Kotz, Abe Goldberg, Oscar Leonard, Zalmen Henkln. Wil liam Kaufman, Louis Cohen, H. Holtz man, Max Kossow, Hirsh Seigel. Mrs. Fannie Greenapple, Julius H. Wolpe. Five dollars each from Julius Wein berg, Max Rilkes, Alex. Podnos, J. Pittleman, Samuel Marks, M. J. Cohen, Hyman I. Cohen, Charles Kohen, Mrs. Robert Kressln, Philip Wagshal, Max Burgheim, B. Rothkln, M. G. Goldstein, Charles Rapaport, Morris Bressler, Meyer Yalom, Max Phillips, Harry Spund, Harry Cohen. Mrs. Mary M. Hinskaw, Ivan P. Tashof, Sam Fine, J. Belnick, Rabbi G. Silverstone, Hyman Harron, Lewis Waxberg, Louis H. Sei gel, David Cohen, I. Kaplan, Harry Rubin. Morris Temin, Hellil Marans, Jacob Sokol, Samuel M. Soheer, $3 each. Samuel Markowitz, N. Coonin, H. Gewirz, Mrs. R. Aaron. $2 each. Checks may be made payable to the Palestine Relief Committee and may be mailed to the Jewish Community Center. DRIVER FINED S6O IN TWO CASES FOLLOWING CRASH Sbeclsl Dispatch to The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md., September 20. David Maughlin of Boyds, this county, j was fined SSC and costs on a charge of reckless driving and $lO and costs for driving under a 30-day permit with out having a licensed driver. He was acquitted on the charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. He was arrested last October 28 fol lowing an accifient on the German town-Neelsville pike, in which Col. Joseph Randall of Washington, D. C., was so severely Injured that he still is partlcally incapacitated. The case, which was heard yesterday morning before Judge Charles W. Wood ward, did not come to trial before be cause of the inability of Col. Randall to appear, his injuries keeping him con fined to Walter Reed Hospital for many months. WIDOW GETS ESTATE. C. Dispatch to The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md.. September 20. By the terms of the will, just admitted to probate in the Orphans’ Court here, of William T. S. Curtis, prominent and long-time resident of Chevy Chase, this county, who died suddenly last week while visiting a son in the West, each of his sons, William B. and Myron S. Curtis, is bequeathed S2OO and the re mainder of the estate is left to the widow, Mrs. Mary Alida Curtis, who is named executrix to serve without bond. The instrument was executed June 28, 1926. The will of Charles F. Oland of the Dickerson neighborhood, has also been admitted to probate in the Orphans' Court here. It was executed May 17, 1924, and leaves the entire estate, which is said to be substantial, to Mrs. Clara Virginia Oland. The testator’s five daughters, Datey Alice Ranneburg, Alice Daisy Gland, Susie Virginia Nicholson. Annie Laura Meitzler and Oily Mae McClow, are named exec utrixes, to serve without bond. THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON. D. C.. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 19». REPORT LITHBANIA CABINET RESIGNED Kovno Dispatches Say Presi dent Will Ask J. Tubeiis to Reform Body. By the Associated Press. BERLIN, September 20.—A Wolff i Agency dispatch from Kovno reports that the entire Lithuanian cabinet had resigned. It was stated, that President Smetona would ask J. Tubeiis, present minister of finance, to reform the cab inet and become premier in succession to Prof. A. Waldemaras. Augustine Waldemaras has been pre mier of Lithuania since December 18, 1926, when the former government was overthrown by a military coup. His regime has been marked by violent dis putes before the League of Nations vjith Polish representatives, most of the ex-j changes having grown out of the seizure of Vilna, historic Lithuanian capital, by Polish troops in October, 1920. At War Seven Years. Lithuania and Poland remained technically at war over this question for seven years. In December, 1927, the subject came up before the League of Nations and after both sides had ex pressed a hope for peace it was refer red back to direct negotiations. These, however, were without success and brought a warning from the League in September of last year. One of the points on which Prof. Waldemaras had to withstand much criticism was the fact that the new constitution adopted by his government named Vilna as the proper capital of Lithuania. He repeatedly accused Poland of nourishing aggressive intentions against the smaller country. Accuses Government. Prof. Waldemaras climaxed his accu sations when he declared that the Polish government had been responsible for an attempt to assassinate him, which was made May 6. 1929. His aide was killed while shielding his chief from the assassin's bullets and a young nephew was seriously wounded. Several students were executed after being convicted of complicity in the shooting plot. M. Waldemaras sent to note to the League of Nations in July charging that the Polish government, or its agents, had a connection with the attempt on his life. This was categorically denied by Poland, which made formal reply to the charges on August 8. PEACOX SLAYING HELD ACCIDENTAL Detective “Forgot’’ Part of Con fession Which Might Save Husband From Chair. By the Associated Pres*. WHITE PLAINS. N. Y.. September 20. —The captain of detectives who ob tained the first confession of Earl Pea cox that he had killed his wife ad mitted on the stand in Peacox's trial today that he had not told the jury part of that confession which might conceivably save the prisoner from the plpptrir rhair "I honestly failed to remember it,” the detective, Capt. Michael Silver stein of Mount Vernon, told Sidney Syme, defense attorney. The part of the verbal confession omitted in direct testimony and brought out in cross-examination was that Peacox told the detective he had not meant to kill his wife, that it was Just the accidental result of a "family rojv.” To get a verdict of first-degree mur der it is necessary for the State to prove deliberate and premeditated In tent to kill. Silverstein said he could i not remember whether the part of the verbal confession he forgot had been incorporated in a written report made about a week after the confession was obtained. Family Plans Annual Reunion. MARTINSBURG. W. Va., September 20 (Special).—Holding their first re union at Camp Frame, near here, the Shriver family voted to make the gath ering an annual one and named the following officers: President, Mrs. C. T. Strouse, vice president, James Shriver; secretary treasurer. Hazel Butts. All officers are from this county. Approximately 100 were present. Only 19.000 tractors are in use in Great Britain. - n^^r If Premiums weren’t ac tually a little crispier— . flakier better ... they wouldn’t outsell by so wide a margin other salty soda crackers. “Uneeda Bakers” PREMIUM SODA CRACKERS Ml fIjS^^^^^T'JATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY Abo sold by thm pound. IM—da Baku* .m* ■■ *fete faaWNaaHtr >.« mmmt TALIAFERRO ELS OE CONSTITUTION Commissioner Outlines Un usual Position Occupied by Residents of D. C. Exclusively Federal citizens with no allegiance, resident of the District of Columbia, are set apart for a peculiar honor and bear a special responsibility to teach the principles of our Govern ment and to preserve, protect and de fend the Constitution, Commissioner Sidney F. Taliaferro declared in his dis cussion of the Constitution and its effect on this locality, broadcast from Station WRC last night as part of the pro gram of "Constitution week,” spon sored by the American Bar Association. "While most Americans enjoy a dual i citizenship, that of a native or adopted State, and that of the American Re public,” Commissioner Taliaferro said, “residents of the District of Columbia occupy k unique position with respect to the Government of the United States, which many directly serve, which all directly and Intimately may observe, and with which many come into daily contact, and they should be proud of it.” Urges Reading of Constitution. The provision for a seat of govern ment as set forth in the Constitution, the establishment of Washington in 1800 as the site of the capital, was pointed out by the Commissioner, who declared that at that time all Amer icans were keenly interested in the fun damental principles of government. Now, however, he continued, a far greater number of citizens have visited the top of the Washington Monument than have read the Constitution. One person out of every 13 has been at the top of the obelisk. Commissioner Talia ferro declared, although not more than one in every 2.000 has perused the most important document concerning the country's law’s. As the Constitution especially pro- I vides for residents of the District, tnese citizens should be particularly inter ested in it, and should therefore assume the responsibility of teaching smd studying it, he advised. Constitution Is Praised. Praising the Constitution of the United States. Dr. Herbert F. Wright, editor of the Constitutional Weekly, de clared the people of this country were right in accepting the document as wTitten. at a luncheon of the Wash ington Kiwanis Club in the Washing ton Hotel yesterday. The luncheon was held in observance of Constitution week. As a part of the patriotic program, William F. Ray mond. member of the club, sang "My Own United States,” and the entire as semblage stood and joined In the sing ing of "The Star Spangled Banner.” MISSING BEARDS BLOCK IDENTITY Detective Sent to Massachusetts for Bank Theft Suspects Foiled. Because the beards of the two men arrested in Plymouth, Mass., Tuesday in connection with a larceny from a bank there were shaved off when they 1 were admitted to the jail, Headquar ters Detective Frank Varney of this city was unable to decide definitely whether they are the pair wanted here fpr the $15,000 bond theft from the Riggs National Bank February 7 last. This was learned today from Inspec tor W. S. Shelby, chief of detectives. When the Riggs Bank was robbed, employes said both robbers were heavily bearded. When arrested in the Massa chusetts town they were in the same condition, but while in the Jail there, authorities compelled them to shave. Since the pair arrested there, said to be William R. (Spily) Evans, and Louis Dunbar Merrlan. are wanted in other Massachusetts cities for robberies in volving large amounts, it is thought that they will be brought to trial there before being turned over to Washington police. Varney, accompanied by a clerk from Riggs Bank, went to Plymouth in an attempt to positively identify the men as the robbers of the bank in Wash ington. More than 1,500,000 acres of land in ; Mexico has been expropriated under the . national agrarian law and granted to villages as "ejidos.” Brush Found, for Removable Teeth After Clerk and Patron Had Brush The customer bristled: “What, no 10-cent toothbrushes!” The department store clerk, wishing to avoid a brush with a customer, was concilatory. “No. madam,” she re peated yesterday. “We have some for 25 cents, 50 cents, 75 —— But the customer brushed this aside, ! according to an innocent bystander: "1 know you have a 10-cent toothbrush.” j Whereupon she pounced upon ft brush < I Bond *35 Worsteds with two trousers | ‘The moment you see them you’ll 1 agree that the price belongs in I I Genuine camerons and the cream of the Dunrobin looms! ... if a 24kt- rating were given fine fabrics, these names would be the first to merit it! These are the rich worsteds | that high-priced shops like to feature—for they have stamina and wearing qualities which have endeared diem to well dressed men the world over. At their usual SSO price, they are excellent values anywhere! Now, for the first time, Bond 26-store volume lifts them bodily to a new value leadership —by presenting these thorough breds at a price worthy of headlines s3s, with two pants. See them, today—in the new Sudan Browns, Grenade Blues I Use Bond Ten Payment Budget Servicel I - Pay $lO when you buy—the balance in ten equal, convenient II weekly payments. There are absolutely no extra charges of any kind for this friendly service. It’s thrifty and sen- II sible to "pay as you get paid” —at Bond’s!^ BffiHD | *••**•• • * . —•— • ••• * »• __ . .... 3 " ~ 3,: a ‘ In another tray. “Here’s one,’’ she cried. “But, madame, that is a nail brush* you never could get it into your mouth.” i “Who said anything about getting it Into my mouth/’ demanded the cus tomer. "I take my teeth out when I brush them.” I The bystander could not identify the customer, who hastened to the t street and drove off in an automobile 1 beating an out-of-town license plate. AUTO THEFT SUSPECT HELD FOR GRAND LARCENY Friend I* Charged With Operat ing Machine While Under In fluence of Liquor. Odin Sylvester Carr, 23, of the 1300 block of B street southeast was arrested last night on a charge of grand larceny by Detective Frank M. Alligood of the automobile squad in connection with the theft Monday night of a machine belonging to Joseph T. Cunningham of 1300 Taylor street. The car was parked on Thirteenth near C street at the time. The automobile was recovered In Elll eott City, Md., and Thomas P. Nlland, described as a friend of Carr’s, arrested on a charge of operating the machine while under the Influence of liquor. Alligood said Niland also would be charged with unauthorized use of the car. *• ; . Butler Promotion Confirmed. The Senate yesterday confirmed the nomination of Smedley D. Butler to be a temporary major general in the Marine Corps. • - ... Eastbourne, England, has banned air planes from its public park.