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<V. 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Somewhat warmer, with lowest tem perature about 42 degrees tonight; to morrow fair and slightly colder. Temperatures—Highest, 53, at noon yesterday; lowest, 36, at 7 a.m. today. Full report on page 9. Closing N.Y. Markets, Pages 13,14 & 15 K- ‘V-l OQ'V Entered as second class matter O. post office. Washington. D. C. ALLEN’S DISMISSAL ASKED BY POLICE BOARD DEMOCRATS WIN DECISIVE VICTORY, SWEEP VIRGINIA, NEW YORK AND KENTUCKY Walker Crushes La Guardia at Polls. INDIANA RACES LOST BY G. O. P. Coalitionists Take Judgeships in Chicago By the Associated Press. Virginia returned to the Demo cratic fold in yesterday’s guber natorial election by a majority more than twice the size of that which carried it into the Repub lican column in the presidential election a year ago. New York City re-elected its Democratic mayor, James J. Walker, on the crest of a tidal wave which swept before it three other candidates, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Republican; Norman Thomas, Socialist, and Richard E. Enright, Square Deal party nom inee. Besides these two victories, the Democrats repulsed a Republican drive to capture the Kentucky State Legislature and saw their candidate in the single congres sional contest—the twenty-first New York (Manhattan) district forge to the front in late returns , after for hours trailing the Re- , publican, Hubert T. Delany, col- , ° red ' . Almost complete returns from Chi cago’s municipal election indicated a t decisive victory for the entire Demo- 1 cratic coalition ticket consisting of 10 1 Republicans and 12 Democrats for Su- j perior and Circuit Court Judges. t G. O. P. Electa Louisville Mayor. Although the Democrats held the Kentucky Legislature, the Republicans i re-elected the mayor of Louisville, Wh- i liam B. Harrison, by an unprecedented ( 131 The Democrats were victorious in the mayoralty contest in Indianapollselect- i ing Reginald Sullivan, and Democrat, James M. Curley, was elected mayor of Boston, in a race with two other Democrats running in other and non-party tickets. Bowles Wins in Detroit. , In the bitterly contested election in , Detroit, Charles Bowles defeated John W. Smith ior mayor in a contest con ducted on non-party lines. Charles H. Kline was re-elected mayor oi Pittsburgh in a Republican sweep oi that city and Allegheny County. Continued Republican control of the New Jersey Legislature was indicated by slow returns from the elections In that State, while the Democrats gained two votes In the New York State As sembly. Thomas' Strength Surprises. Jouett Shouse, chairman of the Democratic national executive com mittee, interpreted the result in Vir ginia as indicative of a turn to the Democrats in this first election since the Republican landslide of 1928. Mayor Walker’s plurality of 497,165 and the record vote of more than 2,174,000 for Norman Thomas, Socialist, furnished the high spots in New York’s mayoralty contest. The previous high vote for a Socialist candidate for the office was 145,332. DEMOCRATS INTERPRET RACES. Party Leaders See Results As Showing Trend Toward Their Banner. Yesterday’s elections are interpreted, In a statement issued by the Demo cratic national committee’s publicity bureau today, as indicative of the trend of the country toward the Democratic party. The statement says, in part: Yesterday’s elections tell a most (Continued on page 10, column 1.) GRAND! EXPLAINS ITALY’S ARMS VIEW - , Foreign Minister Tells Council atj Rome of Governmental Dis armament Attitude. . I i By the Associated Press. | ROME. November 6.—The Council of l Ministers today listened to Foreign! Minister Grandl’s exposition of the j Italian viewpoint on naval disarma- ( mrnt. The ministers also dealt with a j large number of lesser matters. They approved a bill for extension to j the Italian colonies and possessions of j the radio telegraphic convention signed j in Washington November 25, 1927. A 1 bill providing for reform of the Fascist ! Grand Council and including all re forms advocated by Premier Mussolini was adopted. Bills approved for submission to the Chamber when it meets again Novem ber 28 include those accepting the in ternational convention for the execu tion of foreign arbitral ententes, which . was signed at Geneva in September, 1927; the convention adopted by the | international labor eonlerence In 1921 , concerning compensation for accidents incurred by agricultural workers and t’v* international labor convention of I 1 "08 concerning methods of establish-’ av.ir minimum wgA£A. Elections at a Glance By the Associated Press. Virginia—John Garland Pol lard, regular Democrat, elected governor. New York City—James J. Walk er, Democrat, re-elected mayor. Kentucky Democrats retain two-thirds majority in House and control of State Senate. New York State—James P. Gavagan. Democrat, apparently elected to Congress from the twenty-first (Manhattan) district. New Jersey—Republicans re tain control of State Legislature. Chicago—Democratic, or coali tion, judgeship ticket elected. Boston—James M. Curley, Democrat, elected mayor. Detroit—Charles Bowles, non partisan, elected mayor. Pittsburgh—Charles H. Kline, Republican, re-elected mayor. Louisville—William B. Harrison, Republican, re-elected mayor. Indianapolis Reginald Sulli van, Democrat, elected mayor. POLLARD DENIES SMITH WAS ISSUE Victory Is Warning Against Reviving Religious Strife, He Holds. By the Associated Press. RICHMOND, Va., November Dr. John Garland Pollard, governor-elect, who led the Democratic party to a de cisive triumph In the State election yes terday, Issued a statement today m which he interpreted his victory as a “warning to those who may hereafter seek, for partisan purposes, to revive religious strife.’’ In the same category he included “those who were so ungenerous as to discredit the sincerity and to demand the punishment of those Democratic leaders, who, in the presidential cam paign of last Fall, supported the nomi nee of their party.” His statement follows: “To the press of the country, I de sire to say that comment -T out of State newspapers concerning rr.y nom ination in the August primary shows widespread misapprehension as to t..„ significance of this contest. “The verdict of the people of Vlrgi *a expressed at the polls on yesterday s neither approval nor disapprove' Smith (Alfred E. Smith), or Ras.tob (John J. Raskob). No national issues were involved. I take the result to mean that the overwhelming majority of the people approve Democratic administra tion In Virginia, especially that of Gov. Byrd. “My victory has no bearing on com ing elections in other States except to stand as a warning to those who may hereafter seek, for partisan purposes, to revive religious strife and to those who were so ungenerous as to discredit the sincerity and to demand the punish ment of those Democratic leaders, who in the presidential campaign of last Fall supported the nominee of their party.” • POISON LIQUOR KILLS BOY; THREE MADE ILL Fifteen-Year-Old Found Lifeless and One of Companions in Dying: Condition. By the Associated Press. ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio, November 6.—One boy was dead, another report ed dying and two others were ill today from drinking poison liquor last night near their homes in Stewartsville, county officials said. Mike Stribak, 15, was found dead on a hillside, while Harry Angus, his friend, was found in a serious condi tion near by. Joseph Brice, 15, and Cosmo Cheslsea, were able to go to their homes where they were treated by physicians. Sheriff Ford Moore was holding James Molton, 50, colored, pending investi gation of the death. The sheriff claimed Molton owned the liquor Which was poisoned. DRUG STORE BOMBED. Chicago Explosion Damages Build ing in Italian Quarter, j CHICAGO, November 6 (/P). —Another bomb—there have been more than 100 I in Chicago so far this year—exploded I early today, damaging the front of the j drug store operated by Michael Serri tella in the Italian quarter. The bomb victim is a cousin of Daniel IA. Serritella, city sealer. SUICIDE’S CAREFUL PLAN TO BREAK NEWS GENTLY TO WIFE, SON FAILS I . , Written Request That Elder Boy Be Told First Comes to Naught as Younger Appears at Scene. By the Associated Press, j CHICAGO, November 6.—When Frank Smith died—he shot himself last night—he wanted his eldest son, IN. E. Smith, notified first. This son I was in turn to notify the younger son, j Frank, Jr., and the two of them were to break the news to Mrs. Smith. I Frank Smith, sr., was particular ' about it. He sought death at the age oI 61, but ha wanted theSpw• oi it fl)c Mtienina pfetf. WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1929-FORTY PAGES. *** Pollard’s Lead Passes 60,000 Mark. REGULARS GET 70 HOUSE SEATS Cannon Forces Fall as State Returns to Party Fold. By the Associated Press. RICHMOND. Va.. November 6. Virginia was in the Democratic “solid South” again today with John Garland Pollard, college pro fessor, as her governor-elect. Pollard, until the opening of the campaign, dean of the Marshall- Wythe School of Government and Citizenship at the College of Wil liam and Mary, led the vigorous Democratic party to triumph over the coalition of anti-Smith Demo crats and Republicans in yester day’s election. The Democratic majority reached 63,310 when re turns from 1,553 of the State’s 1,683 precincts had been tabulated. Pollard registered 152,086 votes to 88,276 for Dr. William Mosley Brown, coalition candidate. Indications were that the total vote would fall approximately 50,- 000 short of the record-breaking 306,000 cast in the presidential campaign last year, when Virginia, for the first time since reconstruc tion, was carried by the Repub lican party. Virginia was the first of five Southern “Hoover States” to hold a State election. James H. Price was elected lieutenant governor and John R. Saunders was re elected attorney general in the Demo cratic landslide. Democrats Lead in House. The Democrats led for control of the Virginia House of Delegates continued to mount today as late returns gave the victorious party 70 of the 100 seats and their opponents, the Coalitionists, 8. The remaining 22 places were un determined. Thirty-eight contested seats were won by the Democrats, four Democrats will fill the four Senate vacancies. Hill Montague was elected In Richmond City over Frank B. Dunford, sr„ and R. H. Langhorne was successful over W. H. Burruss in Campbell County and the city of Lynchburg. E. E. Holland and James Easley were opposed In the fifth and tenth districts. R. P. Barnes, Democratic incumbent m Charlotte County, running on, the coalition ticket, was defeated for the Legislature by D. Q. Eggleston, running as a “regular Democrat.” •Raskokism.” a term used by Bishop Cannon, jr., of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, one of the organizers of the Democratic opposition to Alfred E. Smith, In criticising John J. Raskob, Democratic national committee chair man, often was heard during the cam paign. Democrats countered with “Cannonlsm,” in criticism of the Bishop. Shouse Congratulates Pollard. “De Priestism,” a term growing out of the circulation of a pamphlet contain ing pictures of the colored Representa tive from Chicago, Oscar De Priest, and his wife, also was frequently heard. Among the Democrats sending con gratulations to Pollard were Juett Shouse, executive chairman of the Democratic national committee; Gov Harry Byrd, and Senator Carter Glass of Virginia, Senator Tom Connolly and Representative John M. Garner of Texas, Senator Millard Tydings of Maryland, Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana, Senator A. W. Barkley of Kentucky, Senator Kenneth M. McKel lar of Tennessee and Joseph P. Tumul ty, secretary to Woodrow Wilson. Dr. Pollard, who vigorously supported the Democratic ticket during the Vlr (Continued on page 10, column I.) TURKS TO RENEW PACT. Foreign Minister to Return Visit of Russian Commissar. CONSTANTINOPLE, November 6 (A 5 ). —Close on the heels of a demonstration of Turko-British cordiality over the visit of the British Mediterranean fleet . recently, the new Turkey has proved that she is not backsliding from her other and older friendship with Russia. It was officially announced today that Foreign Minister Tewfik Rushdi Bey will go to Moscow in December to return the visit of the Russian foreign com missar, L. M. Karakhan, who will visit Angora soon. These visits are concerned with the renewal of the Turko-Russian friend ship and defensive alliance signed at Paris in 1925, which expires In 1930. broken to his survivors In the manner he had devised. So he left the note. Last night he stood beside a police, call box and killed himself. Pedes trians came running. A policeman found the note. A young man pushed through the knot of people. There was a cry, and the young man tried desperately to wrest from the officer the gun that had been used in the suicide. Just as Frank Smith, sr., had feared, knowledge of his death came as a crushing Wow If Smith, ir. I I ; BACK HOME! STOCK PRICES DROP LOWER IN SELLING Leaders Break $1 to S3O a Share as Pressure Is Resumed. BY STANLEY W. PRENOSIL, Associated Press Financial Editor. NEW YORK, November 6.—A sweep ing decline in prices, which ran from $5 to nearly S3O a share in most of the leaders, and much more in a few specialties, took place in the abbreviated three-hour session of the New York Stock Exchange today. Final quota tions showed little recovery from the day's low levels, with the tape nearly an hour late at the close. A sprinkling of issues broke through the low levels established in the drastic reaction last Tuesday, and much of the ground re covered in the closing sessions of last week was lost. Final Prices. Closing prices of leading stocks were: Anaconda, 82*8, off 12%; General Mo tors, 40Ms. off 4%; Erie, 48%, off 8; Chrysler, 33, off 4; Texas Corporation, 54%, off 2%; General Electric, 206, off 29; Packard, 16%, off 1%; Kennecott, 66%, off 5%: Radio, 32 %, off 11%. Public Service of New Jersey, CO, off 10; United Gas Improvement, 30, off 3%; Standard Brands, 27, off 3%; Radio Keith, 17, oft 4%: Hudson .Mo tors, 47, off 6%; United States Steel. 169, off 14%; Studebaker. 49%. off 2%; Pan-American B, 59%. off 2%; Woolworth. 69%, off 8%; Montgomery Ward. 57%, off 11%; Canadian Pa cific, 198, off 6%: Columbia Gas, 65, off 13%; Allegheny Corporation, 24, off 5%. United Aircraft, 40%, off 14%; Sin clair, 26%, off 2%; Consolidated Gas, 91. off 11%; Barnsdall, 23%, off 1%: Andes, 33%. off 8%: General Foods, 47; off 3%; Paramount Famous, 47%, off 7%; Columbia Graphophone, 22%, off 4%; United Corporation, 27%. off 5%; Vanadium, 55%, off 4%: M-K-T, 32, off 8; Atlantic Refining, 41 %, off 3%. Changes on Curb. Closing prices of leading curb stocks follow: Associated Gas & Electric, 48, off %; American Cities Power <te Light A, 39. off 3: Allied Power & Light, 18. off 6%; American Superpower, 21 %, off 4: Blue Ridge, 8%. off %: Blue Ridge preferred. 30%, off 2%; Central States Electric, 22%. off 10%; Cities Service, 29%, off 9; Electric Bond & Share, 65%, off 18%; Lehman Corporation, 83, off 7%; Middle West Utilities new', 25, off 5. Niagara Hudson Power, 14%, off 2%; Prudential Investors, 16%. off 1%; Pennroad Corporation, 18, off %; Shen andoah, 12, off 2%; Shenandoah pre ! ferred, 29, off 4%. More Accounts Closed. Suspension of business yesterday per mitted several brokerage firms to com plete the check-up of their accounts, although many others still have num (Continued on Page 2, Column 7.) LEWIS FILES CHARGES. SPRINGFIELD. 111., November 6 (TP). —John L. Lewis, international president of the United Mine Workers of Amer ica, today, in answering injunction pro ceedings started by officials of the Il linois district of the union to prevent his unseating them, made 10 charges of insubordinaiton against the State offi cials. He also definitely charged that State President Harry Fishwick mis appropriated $28,202.10 of union funds. Lewis denied the Illinois district was an autonomous organization with au thority and power to carry on without supervision of the international union. The answer also denied that Fishwick was an official at the time injunction proceedings were started, inasmuch as the charter of District 12 had already been revoked, and therefore Fishwick and others were not entitled to re course to a court of equity. STAGGER CAUSESDEATH. CHICAGO, November 6 (TP). —Arvid , Nordling staggered and in doing so jostled. Mrs. Christine Westrom. 57. Mrs. Westrom fell, her hip was frac tured, and yesterday she died. Coroner Bundesen said that If to day's inquest showed death was caused by Nordling’s staggering a charge of manslaughter would be returned. Radio Pro^ra^ns— Page 31 Nebraska Governor Tears Up Town as Son, 9, “Goes Out” By the Associated Press. LINCOLN, Nebr., November 6. —The 9-year-old son of Gov. and Mrs. Arthur Weaver vas ‘‘out for the evening” last night and caus ed a lot of gubernatorial anxiety. Police were called early at night to look for the child, who disap peared while his parents were out. Shortly before midnight Philip returned home while the governor and Mrs. Weaver were out search ing for him. He phoned police headquarters and told them “not to look for me any more.” He said he had “just been out for the evening.” Phillip called after his sister told him police were looking for him. SM CO. REPORT AMENDED IN COURT Investigator Wants More De tailed Description of Books Involved. Nugent Dodds, special assistant to the Attorney General, in charge of in vestigation into the affairs of the F. H. Smith Co. and allied corporations, to day filed a supplemental statement in the District Supreme Court not under oath as to the reasons why the financial affairs of the corporations in ques tion should be aired to the grand jury. Dodds filed a lengthy statement of the Government’s case some days ago in response to an application by the F. H. Smith Co. and other corporations to quash summonses served on them to produce their records and other papers. Dodds in his statement today charges that a more detailed statement of spe cific records desired might result in the records being removed. Closing his report, Dodds states: “Wherefore, said special assistant to the attorney general says to the court that a more minute and detailed de scription of the divers books, papers and documents that are necessary to an orderly and expeditious presentation of the matters now being investigated by the grand jury of this court, which served to apprise the said defendant in advance of the necessity for and com parative value of each particular book and document as evidence, and would in all probability result in the immedi ate concealment, alteration, or destruc tion of said evidence.” TARDIEUTESTDUE IN VOTE TOMORROW Ministry Faces Determined On slaught as Hadicals Muster Strength. By the Associated Press. PARIS, November 6—The newly completed ministry of Andre Tardieu, who will present his ministerial decla ration to the Chamber of Deputies to morrow, will face a determined on slaught to unseat it. The radical Socialists, without wait ing for the ministerial outline of policy, today decided unanimously to vote against the new government, and em- > phasized its position by making such an adverse vote a matter of party discip line. This action has stiffened the oppo sition and narrows the premier’s al ready scant margin of safety, as it has been noted he might have the benefit of a few absentees. The Conservative press meanwhile highly approves Tardieu's refusal to let the party leaders rule so that Parlia ment will face the solution if a majority cannot be mustered. The cabinet held a long discussion to day on the ministerial declaration, and In the terms of an official communique found itself “in perfect unanimity on all the points at issue.” This included a demand for immediate discussion of the government’s general and foreign policy. Among the decisions taken this morn ing was that ministers will decline all invitations to banquets, luncheons and I other gatherings as long as vital ques liooi attU remain to be decided, BROOKHART STORY TOLD GRAND JURY Further Action on “Wall Street Booze Party” Up to Body, Says Rover. Whether further action will be taken in the “Wall Street booze party” bared by Senator Smith W. Brookhart of lowa rests with the grand Jury, It was said this afternoon by United States Attorney Leo A. Rover following the ap pearance before the grand Jury this morning of the lowa Senator. Brookhart was called before the grand jury to ten of this party which was given three yAars ago for members of Con gress. He has already detailed the af fair to the Senate. Mr. Rover responded to a direct ques iton this afternoon that no action had been taken looking to the summoning as witnesses before the grand jury of any of the persons named by brookhart in his testimony this morning. Asked whether it was likely that other persons would be summoned, Mr. Rover said: “I have requested the grand Jury to consider the testimony of Senator Brookhart and have asked the grand Jurors to advise me tomorrow as to their wishes in the matter.” Senator Brookhart appeared at the courthouse a few minutes before 11 o’clock this morning and for 15 minutes thereafter closeted with Rover. During that time he and the district attorney posed for several photographs and a few moments later went together to the grand juryroom. Comment Flatly Refused. Brookhart declined flatly to discuss his testimony with reporters. “As you fellows know,” Senator Brookhart told newspaper men, “grand jury proceedings are secret.” He smiled and added that reporters rash enough to violate this rule might find them selves in “contempt of court.” He ap parently referred to the three staff men of the Times now serving a contempt sentence at the District jail. While Senator Brookhart was going before the grand jury, one of his col leagues, Senator Howell, Republican of Nebraska, was gathering data for an other speech to be made in the Senate in the near future on the subject of prohibition. Senator Howell started the discussion over dry law enforce ment in Washington when he delivered a previous speech in the Senate about a month ago. It was not certain when Senator Howell will speak again, but indications were that it would be sev eral days. Witnesses Are Suggested. Following his speech in the Senate yesterday concerning the celebrated dinner. Senator Brookhart last night suggested that in order to get more in formation about the dinner held here in 1926, to which he referred yesterday. (Continued on Page 4, Column 2.) MECHANICAL PILOT FLYING PLANE j TO CAPITAL FROM WRIGHT FIELD Robot, Developed by Army and Private Interests, Is Given Test. Flown by a metal robot, which took over the controls as soon as the plane attained flying altitude, a big Army tri motored Ford transport airplane is fly ing to the National Capital trom Wright j Field, Dayton, Ohio. The flight is a test of the mechanical pilot, developed after years of research work by pri vate interests and the Army Air Corps. The robot has proven its ability as a pilot in more than 50 hours of flight and is hailed by officers of the Army Air Corps as one of the most promising developments since the World War. All the pilot needs to do, after taking the plane ofT the field, is to set it on its course and put the robot in opera tion. The mechanical pilot then holds the plane straight and level, regardless of fog, rain or darkness. The big plane with its metal man at the controls, left Wright Field at noon and should arrive at Bolling Field at 3:30 p.m., the War Department has been informed. The robot will man the controls during the entire 500-mile flight, except for the take-off and landing. The tests of the robot, which have included flights between New Bedford, Maw, and City; Mew Yoilt “From Preaa to Home Within the Hour” The Star’s carrier system covers every city block and the regular edi tion is delivered to Washington homes as fast as the papers are printed. Yesterday's Circulation, 111,152 U P) Means Associated Press. ’FAILURE 10 INVITE! JOHNSON TO DINNER CALLED OVERSIGHT President Sends Apology to Senator When Inadvert ance Is Discovered. HOOVER DEEPLY PAINED BY ACCIDENTAL SLIGHT Californian Says Incident Is Ended With Letter From Chief , Executive. Failure of Senator Hiram Johnson of California to receive an invitation to a dinner party at the White House last night in honor of Ambassador Dawes, to which all other members of the foreign relations committee except Senator Johnson were invited, today brought an apology from the White House and the explanation from Presi dent Hoover that it was only an over sight. The President was greatly “distress ed” to learn from the press that the California Senator did not receive an invitation to the dinner party, as he had no intention of leaving out the latter in the list of members of the foreign relations committee. He in formed the Senator that directions to send out invitations were given on Monday and, according to his explana tion. through “he hurried telephoning to Senators and settlement of other i details an inadvertence occurred some where.” President’s Letter. The President’s letter of explanation to Senator Johnson was dispatched to him at noon today, and copies of it were shortly afterward made public. | The letter follows: I “The Hon. Hiram Johnson, “United States Senate, “Washnigton, D. C.: ’ “My Dear Senator: I was greatly | distressed to learn from the press last ’ night that you did not receive an Invl . tation to the dinner given at the White House for Ambassadors Bwweaand 1 Guggenheim, to which the members of ’ the foreign relations committee, who were in the city, or available, were in vited. Directions to send out the invi tations were given on Monday, and in ; the hurried telephoning to Senators and settlement of other details an lnadver tance occurred somewhere. “I am most deeply pained that such an accident should have happened, with such an apparent lack of courtesy, and I hope you will accept my assur ance that It was due entirely to a mis take which Is most deeply regretted by all of us. Yours faithfully. “HERBERT HOOVER.” Johnson’s Comment. Senator Johnson issued the follow ing statement after the letter had been made public at the White House: “Under no circumstances would I have commented upon or discussed the incident. In the present situation, of course, it is wholly ended.” The failure of Johnson to receive an Invitation was the talk of the Senate to day and prior to the President's letter there were efforts on the part of some of Johnson’s friends to have the foreign relations committe take official notice of the affair. The regular meeting of the com mittee was called for today, but before the members went into session the re port that an explanation might be forthcoming from the White House be came current at the Capitol. Every other member of the Senate foreign relations committee now in Washington was asked, and why the President passed over his fellow Cali fornian formed a question the answer to which had been sought by officials and politicians and social leaders as well. Hypothesis Rejected. Some who speculated professed to see an effect of the Senator's opposition to the administration’s policies on legis lation. But others quickly rejected such an hypothesis. Senator Borah of Idaho, chairman of the committee, who had stood along- | side of Senator Johnson in supporting ] the export debenture and opposing | presidential authority in tariff rate ! making, was invited to the dinner and j attended. Another Republican-independent who (Continued on Page 2. Column 7.) j anc! Wright Field, and Wright Field j and Detroit, have been conducted under ! direction of Maj. A. H. Gilkeson, chief of the equipment branch at Wright Field, by Elmer Sperry, jr„ of the Sperry Co., manufacturers of the new pilot; Capt. Cyrus A. Blair, Army Air Corps, one of the developers of the de vice, and Lieut. Albert F. Hegenbergcr, famous California-to-Hawaii flyer and one of the Air Corps’ most noted navi gators. These four men are aboard the plane on its trip here today. Shortly before today’s trip the robot controlled plane was flown from Dayton to Detroit. The device functioned per fectly, requiring only two adjustments in course direction, made necessary by changing wind conditions. The automatic controls are contained in a housing measuring 14 by 14 by 10 Inches, located beneath the pilot's seat. The entire device weighs but 50 pounds. It includes two gyroscopes, mounted vertically and horizontally, which act uate make-and-break electrical circuits operating the airplane controls—the rudder for direction, the elevator for upward and downward movement and the ailerons for maintaining the plane on an even keel. j An exterior, wind-driven generator i 1 provides all the current for the gyro- i scope* and, the controls. TWO CENTS. IVERDICT REACHED 15 MINUTES AFTER END OF TWO-HOUR TRIAL OF OFFICER Allen’s Only Opportunity to Prevent Sentence From Be ing Carried Out Is Appeal to Commissioners. PREDICTS CAREER END IN ADDRESSING BOARD Defiantly Tells Body, “I Am Sing ing My Swan Song. There Is No Doubt About It, You Will Be Suspended if You Acquit Me.'* Proud of Past Acts. Policeman Robert J. Allen was found guilty by the Police Trial Board today of charges of insub ordination and conduct unbecom ing an officer and sentenced to dismissal from the force. The trial board reached its ver dict after 15 minutes of delibera , tion following Allen’s trial today at the sixth precinct police station. Allen’s only opportunity to pre : vent the sentence from being car ried out is an appeal to the Dis trict Commissioners from the trial board’s verdict. Such a move will automatically stay the sentence pending a review of the case by l the Commissioners. The Commis , sioners have authority to modify t or set aside a verdict of a Police * Trial Board. Allen’s trial lasted less than two hours, during which the policeman several times predicted that he knew the out come would be his dismissal from the [ force, and warned the trial board that 1 unless it convicted him it would have * to answer to Maj. Henry G. Pratt, * superintendent of police. * " The trial ended shortly before 12 ‘ o’clock, Maj. Pratt, who preferred the J charges against Allen, being the only * witness. The trial board Mien convened ■ in executive session and reached Its ! verdict 15 minutes later. I The verdict was carried to Maj. Pratt ’ in a sealed envelope by Inspector Louis J. Stoll, chairman of the trial. L , Second Conviction. ’ I The Trial Board’s action marked the second time in Allen’s career as a ’ policeman that he had been convicted and sentenced to be removed from the force. In the first case, in which the officer was found guilty of improper use of his revolver in wounding a col ored boy, the Commissioners set aside ■ the Trial Board’s verdict. i Single-handed Allen had vigorously defended himself. With the same defiance which has characterised Allen’s many battles with ; the Police Department, he fought the latest charges, but predicted with an air of confidence that he knew his ca reer as a policeman had come to an abrupt close. Summing up the arguments he made to contradict the charges that he had been insubordinate in writing to Maj. Pratt in explanation of his threat to investigate the United States attorney’s office, Allen looked directly at the three police officials who tried him and de clared: “You three gentlemen know very well that I am singing my swan song. There is not a doubt of it in the world. If you acquit me you will be suspended tomorrow. Not Submitting Apology. “The only man in the Police Depart ment who dared defend me was Capt. Robert E. Doyle. Now look what has happened to him. Where is he today brought to his knees because he can’t get justice and will have to beg for mercy. But lam glad to say lam not submititng any letters of apology for what I have done. “I am proud of everything I have done in the last two years. I am not ashamed of a single thing. I have j brought a suicide to a murder and an l investment broker to justice. And I | am not sorry for myself and the fate I I face But lam sorry for you three ! gentlemen who must answer to Maj. j Pratt for any attempt to defend me. jlf you defy the major and superin tendent you know what will happen." I With these remarks Allen rested his j (Continued on Page 2, Column 4j/ woman tcTride in bed ON FIRST AIR CRUISE By the Associated -*s. J ALBUQUERQUE, N. Mex., November j 6.—Mrs. Mary Craft. 69, will take her | first airplane ride in bed. Mrs. Craft is a paralytic, undergoing l treatment in a hospital here. Physi cians recommended that she go to Strat ford, Tex., where her son lives and where the altitude and climate are ex pected to benefit her. An air company here has installed a bed in a cabin plane and what otherwise would be a 17-hour ambulance trip over bad roads has been reduced to a comfortable 3- hour journey. Harbin Seized to Thwart Uprising. TOKIO, November 6 OP).—Harbin dispatches to the Japanese news agency Rengo state that martial law has been proclaimed in the Harbin district of Manchuria as a precaution against a rumored Communist uprising tomorrow the anniversary of the Soviet revolution. Forming Honduran Banks. TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Novem ber 6 (A 3 ).—Finance Minister Diaz Chavez is working actively for the foundation of a national bank, with a capital of $2,500,000. He wants the bank to begin operation next year. Gov. Salvador Zelaya is working on the organization of a municipal bank, to start operation next year, with a capital of (I,ooo^oo.