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ASHURST DEMANDS ! MANGANESE DUTY Senator Cites Profits of Steel Manufacturers to Show Ability to Pay. Br the Press. A demand for a tariff on manganese, a raw material used in the manufac ture steel, was made in the Senate today by Senator Ashu~*t, Democrat, of Arlrona, who said statistics in tax returns of the big steel corporations showed they had made a net profit of •930.1t1.059 since enactment of the present tariff law. . Ashurxt took the floor after Sen- , Btor Wheeler, Democrat, of Montana, said he had been informed President Hoover favored the free listing of manganese and asked if this had prompted the Senate finance commit tee to place the product on the free list after once deciding to put a duty upon it. Chairman Smoot denied Mr. Hoover j had influenced the committee in revers ing its decision. Can AfTord Duty. The Arizona Senator said he cited the j profits of the steel interests to show they could afford to pay a duty on man ganese. He first sounded out Senators on the propriety of using the statistics which were supplied by the Treasury to the finance committee. Ashurst referred to the profits of eight steel corporation's. Jhe Arizonan then made public sta- | tistics which listed net profits of the . United States Steel Corporation for the j rears 1922-2*. Inclusive, as $642,812,128, He gave the profits by years as follows: i For the vear 1922, *39.653.455; 1923. • 108.770.064; 1924, $85,110,940; 1925.! •90.602.652; 1926, $116,667,404; 1927, $87,896,836; J 928. $114,173,744. Bethlehem Profits. Net profits of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation were given as follows; 1922, $4,607,254; 1923, *12.710,712; 1924, |B.- 922 446; 1925. $13,866,753; 1926. $20.- 246,166; 1927, $15,529,917; 1928, $15,- 908 833. For the Gulf States Steel Co.; 1922. •958,207; 1923. $1,576,521: 1924. $912.- 873: 1925. $1,036,777; 1926, $779,792; 1927. $756,403; 1928. $924,745. For Inland Steel Co. of Chicago: 1922. $1,150,008; 1923. $5,600,168: 1924, *8.190.600; 1925. $5,538,734; 1926, SB.- 039.704; 1927, $7,800,894; 1928, $lO,- 394.197. Republic Iron & Steel Co., starting with 1923—16.644.345; 1924. $2,068,297: 1925. 83.813.484: 1926. $3,623,774; 1927, *3,018,282; 1928, $4,642,450, Wheeling Ce. Earning*. Wheeling C 0.—1922. $1,725,260: 1923, •5.448,169; 1924. *865.110: 1925. *4.073,- 295: 1928, $5,566,184; 1927, $4,028,918; 1928, $6,443,795. American Rolling Mills—l 922, $2,506,- 000; 1923. *3.518,200; 1924, 82.662,631; 1925, $2,755,093; 1926. *4.015,999; 1927, *3.452,549; 1925, $14,062,978. Otis Steel Co., with two years miss ing—l 922. *496,207; 1923. •1.358,231; 1925. *1.162.612; 1927, *1,359,904; 1928, $3,746,811. Oppose Steel Industry. The Senate coalition or Democrats and Independent Western Republicans stood squarely opposed to the wishes of the powerful American steel industry and threw itself determinedly Into an effort to impose an import duty on manganese ore.. Using ipanganese ms an important hardening*alloy, the steel men wanted it restored, after seven years, to the free Ik*, and had the support of the Senate finance committee and the ad ministration group. The manganese miners, on the other hand, were anxious for tariff protection and were given the backing of the coalition, which repeatedly had dem onstrated its ability to override this tariff proposals of the administration camp. . . The most recent exhibition of the coalition's strength came late yesterday in a vote on the first major industrial rate schedule to be reached, that fixing the duty on pig Iron. By a wide ma jority. the coalition was successful in fixing this rate at 75 cents a ton. a figure just half that proposed by the administration group and 37* i cents less than the present duty. The vole was 48 to 30. The manganese schedule has become one of the most controversial in the bill. At present the rate Is 1 cent pci pound, a duty approved for continuation by the House and at first by the Senate committee. The latter reconsidered, however, voted again on the schedule and recommended that it be restored to the free list, from which It was lifted seven year* ago by the Fordney-Mc- Cumber bill. May Cut Undutiable Maximum. The present law and the House pro posal affect ore with a manganese con tent of 30 per cent or more. There was talk that in addition to urging a continuation of the duty the coalition proposed to reduce the undutiable maxi mum from 30 to 10 per cent. The circumstances under which the committee reversed its stand on this item came under the fire of the coali tion. too. and furnished one of the major controversy-producing points of the debate. Action on the Pig iron paragraphs yesterday provoked a sharp exchange between Retd of Pennsylvania, a leader of the administration group, and Norris of Nebraska, one of the spokesmen of the independents. The former said that the vote could only serve to uphold ht* contention that the tariff bill was dcud and that the House could never agree to the wholesale changes which the coalition was making. Norris replied that the Pennsylvanian had come "perilously near to violating t.he rule* of the Senate" and had gone beyond the bound of "ordinary sports manship." . He asserted that he was tired of Reed's "lectures.'’ and that it was not becoming in the latter to question the intelligence of the Senate after it l.ad spent several hours in debating ai. iasue with a result not to the Pennsyl vanian’s liking. An effort to limit debate on the metals schedule by unanimous consent i was defeated through the objection of several Senators, who wished to speak at length on the manganese duty. BURRUSS TO SPEAK. Bales Engineer Will Address City Club. William B. Burruss, well known sales engineer and orator, will address the City Clubs luncheon forum tomorrow at 12:30. Burruss a few years ago de livered at the City Club his talk "Shakespeare, the Salesman.” He will speak on “Stowaways" tomorrow. The club has opened the forum to the business men of Washington and their employes. Reservations must be made in advance. Tax Delinquent! to Be Published. Br a Staff Correspondent ot The Star. ARLINGTON COURT HOUSE, Va., November 7. —Within the next week the delinquent real estate tax list for the year 1928 will be published. It was an nounced today by E. Wade Ball, county treasurer. Any person desiting to pre vent publication ot the fact that hi* real estate taxes have not been paid must make the payments Immediately, / Ball said. I I ROBOT- DRIVEN PLANE ARRIVES J" y <- The trl-motored Ford transport which arrived yesterday afternoon at Bolling : Field after making the flight from Wright Field. Ohio, to Leesburg without a j ! hand at the controls. In the picture are. left to right: MaJ. A. H. Gilkerson. who 1 "spelled" the mechanical pilot when the electrical supply failed at Leesburg; j j Elmer Speerv. Jr., and Lieut. Albert F. liagenberger. —Associated Press Photo, j GASTONIA JUROR BELIEVED IN MOB Venire Ordered Into Court for Witness to Point Out Suspected Man. - -Vo By th* Astoclnted Prtrs. GASTONIA, N. C.. November 7. The Gaston County grand jury, which two weeks ago refused to Indict sny of nine men held by the coroner in con nection with the mob murder of Mrs. Ella May Wiggins, today was ordered into court for a witness In Judge P. A, McElroy'a inquiry to try to identify a Juror he thought he saw in the mob. < Meanwhile, three persons already have taken the stand and identified Horace Wheeler, Loray mill worker, as the man who fired the shot which killed Mrs Ella May Wiggins, textile striker. The State today had 15 other witnesses ready in its efforts to solve one of the acts of violence resulting from recent textile labor disorders in North Carolina. Judge Pender A. McElroy is conduct ing the third Investigation into the slaying of the w’oman. Twenty-five witnesses have been heard In the pres ent inquiry. Wheeler Named as Slayer. Julian Fowler and Tom Melton. Besemer City mill workers, yesterday added their testimony to that previously given by B. L. Case of Mount Holly, who said Wheeler shot the woman. Fowler, Melton and Mrs. Wiggins were among a truckload of National Textile Workers' Union members who were at tacked September 14 by a mob which sought to prevent their attendance at a labor meeting. A collision followed efforts of one of the mob cars to force the truck from the read. Mrs. Wiggins was killed by a shot tired Just after the wreck. Most of the 15 other men charged with Wheeler with murder and con spiracy to murder in connection with the slaying were -linked with the mob attack by the testimony of other wit nesses. Will Bradley, union member, testified I. M. Bosskman, a defendant, ordered inob members to cease firing at union members who ran after the col lision. He also said he saw Jack Carver, defendant, present. Believe Shota Fired From Truck. From cross-examination the defense apparently was attempting to establish ! the possibility that Mrs. Wiggins was killed by a shot fired at the mob from the seat of the truck. Defense attor neys asked witnesses if they did not know there was a bullet hole through a vision glass betwren the truck driver and the truck body. The glass was broken in the collision. Fowler, who is crippled, said In testi fying that his crutch fell through it. A garage man who repaired the truck said he threw the broken pieces awav and was unable to produce them In court, although ordered to by Judge McElroy. Defendants in the esse in addition to Jack Carver. Sosskman and Wheeler are Yates Gamble, Fred Morrow. W. M Borders, Lowry Davis, O. H. Lunsford. Troy Jones. Theodore Simms, George Fowler. Howard West, Roy Carver, W H. Holbrooks, L. H. Thompson and F E. Haney. The subpoenas for attendance of the jury tomorrow morning were issued after Charles Shope was recalled and testified that when in the grand jury i room he was asked what the nirn in the mob looked like and that he told the ; man: "You look something like one bt them.” referring to men in cars follow ins the truck from Gastonia. He said he told Deputy Wiggins, who worked up much of the evidence given in the hearing, about the incident. Is Not Sure of Identity. Pressed for his reason for not having told this when he testified yesterday, j Shope said he was not certain of. the identity of the man and did not want ; I to testify to anything wrong. | "I told Sheriff Wiggins,” he said, ' "that I believed there was a .nan in the I grand Jury room who looked like a man who was in a car following the truck.” I This happened Immediately after he I had appeared before the grand Jury, he | said. ! EVERSON TO SPEAK AT SILVER JUBILEE Chief of Militia Bureau Will Make First D. C. Address * Tonight. Maj. Gen. William G. Everson, the new chief of the Militia Bureau, who is also one of the best known members of the Baptist clergy in this country, will make his first appearance on a plat . form here tonight when he speaks a* , Bethany Baptist Church, Rhode Island , j avenue and Second street, at 8 o'clock. • Gen. Everson's address comes as a i part of the program arranged for the - ' silver jubilee of Bethany Church, which ■ i is being celebrated this week, i The congregation of Temple Baptist I I Church will attend tonight's exercises , in a body as the guests of. Rev. Hugh T. Stevenson, pastor of Bethany. 4 THE &VKXiXG STAR. . WASHINGTON. P. C.. ■ 1 ‘ - 7 - I Stock Worth Million Qn Exchange Brings $403,340 at Auction By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, November 7. A block of stock that would have brought nearly a million dollars i on the Nrw York Stock Exchange was sold yesterday at private auc tion for $403,340. The stock, 189.760 shares of Webster Eisenlohr. Inc., repre sented more than 41 per cent of the 453,000 outstanding shares of the company. While the stock was being traded on the New York Stock Exchange at prices ranging be tween 7*» to 8 ’-2, this block was knocked down at 2'*. Bidding started at 50 cents a share and went up slowly. Adrian H. Muller & Son. who conducted the auction, said they were not permitted to disclose the identity of the owner of the stock. Webster Eisenlohr. Inc., is a manufacturing company. Its stock sold as high as 113 'i this year. OEFICER DITCHED IN RUM CAR CHASE Policeman, Blinded by Smoke Screen, Escapes Injury as Auto Hits Tree. Blinded by a smoke screen laid down by a suspected rum runner. Policeman Frank E. Kenney. 28, attached to the thirteenth precinct, narrowly escaped serious injury last night when the police car in which he was pursuing the suspect at a fO-mlle-an-hour clip crashed into a tree on Riggs road Just inside the District line, throwing him to the ground. Kenney was picked up, unconscious, by Policeman W. M. Sanders, who re sponded to a call sent in to the thir teenth precinct station, and who took Kenney to Walter Reed Hospital, where an examination by Dr. Henry W. Daine disclosed that the policeman was un ; Injured. Kenney immediately returned to duty. According to Kenney, he was "pulling” a police box on Riggs road near the District line when an automo bile whizzed past him. His suspicions aroused Kenney, who gave chase. He said when he Jumped into the police car the unidentified driver of the speed ing car apparently recognized him and \ increased his speed. The pursued car sped in the direction I of Washington. The chase had barely j gotten under way, Kenney said, when ] clouds of white smoke belched forth ; from the exhaust of the car ahead, | blinding him and causing him to lose j control of his car. Kenney said he I remembered nothing after striking the tree until he awoke in the hospital. - ■- - BIG ELECTRIC SHOVEL IS PUT IN OPERATION I Apparatus Weighing 1,600 Tons Can Lift Large Auto to Seven- | Story Height. _ i f Bv the Associated Presi. DU QUOIN. 111., November 7—The i world’s largest electrical shovel, of a ca ! pacitv and power sufficient to lift a large automobile to the top of a seven | story building, was put into service today in the presence of several hun dred guests. It is part of the coal strlpping apparatus installed recently in the Fidelity mine of the United Electric Coal Co. Coupled with the shovel is the largest tipple ever built for the preparation ol coal bv the stripping method. Guesi arrived by special trains from St. Loui and Chicago to see both machines lr operation. Both are electrically ooerated The shovel weighs about 1.600 tons, twice as heavy as any previous shove) Bomb Evanson Apartment. j CHICAGO, November 7 UP).— Bomb- 1 ing activities were resumed in Evanson I ■ last night with the explosion of a black powder bomb in a three-story . apartment bouse under eonvtrue'.lcn. I Little damage was done to ihe build ing.''but several windows in adjoining houses were shattered. - ■ 0- ■■ Roosevelt's Son at Academy. SAN JUAN, November 7 <JT). —Quen- l tin Roosevelt. 10, Is a student at Ssn . Augustin Academy. He will lean Spanish and have military I The son of the Governor of Porto Fi Is named for his unclt, who died on | war flight in France. - ! * | i Railroad service on the Aleppo-Con stantinnple line is reported to have I : passed the experimental stage, and th” s Journey la made In about 48 hours with . comfortable sleeping and dining accom modations. ARNOLD BRANDED POLITICAL TRAITOR Southern Tariff Association Head Pictured as Unfair to Own Organization. * . (Continued From First Page.) tlon leaders In an effort to effect a trade among Southern Senators where by they would receive specific rates and vote for the whole bill with its many Industrial increases. Arnold declared that he was not en gaged in any such activity. "We have to go to Republican Sena tors to support increases In the South, lv> said, "Southern Senators will vote lor a specific item affecting their S ate and then vote against the bill. We are opposed to that sort of politics. Senator Fletcher, in a letter to Hollis Bush, at Miami, Fla., gave a frank statement of his views and protested against the tactics of the Southern > Tariff Association. . j The Senator's letter was sent to Ar- j nold by Lorenzo A. Wilson, fertilizer manufacturer at Jacksonville. Senator Fletcher w r rote Bush that he would be j in no position to get any increases tor | Florida if he took the views urged upon j him. He discussed in detail the Floiida, agricultural rates and stated that, agree- i Ing to support the bill, "if there is any j trading to be done, I am out of it. | Yet such a position, he wrote. ‘ you and others demand that I be placed in.' "I can’t agree with you. I am not going into a light like this with my hands tied.” Arnold told the committee he ap i proved of Senator Fletcher's position ! The witness then was asked to com ment on the letter Wilson wrote him i inclosing Senator Fletcher's letter. I "I rather believe.” Wilson had writ ten, "that with a little nursing he will come on all right, and perhaps he Is pursuing the right tactics in having something to trade with rather han to just stt right down and say 'All right, I will vote for the bill.’" Wilson expressed' In the letter dis appointment over the position of ihe railroads on the association’s 'arid bill work, “particularly the trunk lines out ! of Florida which would benefit so much !bv this activity." “I don’t seem to be | able to get anywhere with them unless ! I can get Rodenbaugh (H. N. Roder.- baugh. vice president of the Florida East, Coast Railways) to do the trick, and he apparently has ,ai'ed. Ucker “Very Co-operative." “You will find Ucker (Clement. S. Ucker of Baltimore) very co-operative," Wilson continued, "and he used to have a very strong drag with the Seaboard interests, and it may be that he can be of assistance to us In securing som” funds from those railroads. • • * I have an Idea, however, in order to get him we may have to make It worth his while. I mean by that a commission basis." "Do you mean to say,” Blaine asked Arnold! "that your association was try ing to get an official of a railroad to collect money from his own company for you and then pay him a commission on what he got?” "Well.” Arnold answered,' "we were willing to pay him some consideration for his efforts." The name of A. M. Loomis, secretary of the National Dairy Union, was, brought into the inquiry today and Arnold identified him as having been paid *IOO a month by the Tariff Asso ciation for work In Washington. Asked by Senator Blaine what Loomis did, Arnold said he made "contacts with members of the Senate and the House." "That's Isn't lobbying, is it?" Blaln* asked sarcastically. X‘No," Arnold answered. "I don't think it is.” Several days after Senator Fletcher expressed himself to Bush on the tariff bill, Arnold received word that the Sen- i ator would be inclined to vote for the bill If the Florida rates were put In. i Arnold didn’t recall where he got the information. "Did you convey that information to Senator Watson?' 1 Blaine asked. "I should. have," said Arnold, "and probably did." Blaine Returns to Finance*. When Mr. Arnold resumed the stand this morning, he was questioned by Senator Blaine regarding the financial records of the National Council State Legislatures, which had been forwarded to the committee in compliance with a request made when John Henry Kirby of Houston, Tex., president of the council, was on the witness stand, j Senator Blaine called attention to the | fact that the disbursements of the! council from its organization in Wash- J ington in September, 1927, to September 1, 1929, had amounted to $17,901, but! that no infonnation was furnished to show how the money was spent. Mr. Arnold aofd that as he was not an * officer or even a member of the council, he could not give any details. Replying to further questions, Mr. j Arnold said the American Tax Payers' League deposited its funds in the Mun sey Trust Co. of this city, and the I Southern Tariff Association keeps its | money in the Fort Worth National ! Bank of Fort Worth, Tex. The Na tional Council of State Legislatures, he said, also had used the Munscy Trust ! Co. here as a depository, but he thought i the council’s funds had been exhausted. I Senator Blaine asked for a list of all ! persons who attended the first meeting j I of the National Council of State Legls- j latures In Washington and the amount I ONE SCOOP WOULD FILL A BIN lis ,i WM ■' - Wm mmM wj The dipper «r scoop of this huge new electric shovel, the largest in the 1 world, will hold approximately 20 coble yards. It was built for use In Fidelity mine of the United Electric Coal Co. at Du Quoin, 111., which waa formally opened early this month. —Underwood Photo. PENNSYLVANIA AND MARYLAND WORK FOR NEW BOULEVARD | - - - ' ' " **> ' . 4 'a \.WM.i >JUPralim ihH j£ f Mg \ | IrHs? ,*•*£«& \ EH HR ,Ji fIH . j[H. * . State officials of Maryland and Pennsylvania and representatives of Silver Spring and Gettysburg Chambers of i Commerce met in conference at Sligo yesterday to co-operate In obtaining a Lincoln Memorial Highway from the Na ! tlonal Capital to the battlefield at Gettysburg. In the picture (left to right) are: Lacy Shaw, vice president of the board of Montgomery County commissioners: Henry M. Scharf. Gettysburg Chamber o Commerce; Irving C. Root, i chief engineer. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; E. V. Bußelt. Gettysburg Chamber of Commerce; J. Herbert Clssel, member Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; George D. Sheely member of the Pennsylvania Legislature; Curtis Walker and Charles W. Hopkins, members, and John Dolan, president of the Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce; E. Brooke Lee. speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, and Phil D Poston, chair man of the special committee of the Silver Spring chamber, which is fostering Star Staff Photo. of money paid to each delegate for expenses out of the contributions raised by the officers of the council. Mr. Ar nold said that information would have to be obtained from Thomas A. Hill, treasurer, of Pine Bluff, Ark. Didn't Know He Ran. "Was any of this money used In Mr. Hill's campaign for lieutenant governor of Arkansas?" asked Senator Blaine. "I did not know he ran for lieutenant governor,” replied Mr. Arnold. Mr. Arnold denied that the American Taxpayers’ League, of which he Is vice president and manager, paid the expenses of governors to a congress in Savannah in 1925, nor were they paid by the National Council of State Legis latures. he declared. He also denied that cither organization had paid the expanses of certain governors who came to Washington to appear bofore the House wavs and means committee and< the Senate finance committee during ihe consideration of the tax revision bi>l in 1926. Mr. Arnold admitted, however, that, the expense* of delegates to the first conference of the National Council of State Legislatures in this city had been paid from the council's treasury’. He said the American Taxpayers’ League had been "associated" with the council in arranging the Washington meeting. Senator Blaine read more letters from the files of Mr. Arnold's office In the Munsey Building, this city. One, directed to Lorenzo Wilson of Jackson ville. Fia., dated October 31. 1929. and signed by Arnold, referred to conversa tions between Arnold and Senators Fletcher and Trammell of Florida, re garding efforts of the Southern Tariff i Association to eliminate the so-called seasonal clause relating to fruit from the tariff bilL Blaine Brings In Florida. Senator Blaine asked the witness whether he and his associates were trying to arrange a "trade" whereby certain Southern Senators would vote frr the tariff bill If rates were increased *n products in their States. He referred particularly to Florida Senators. "That was not necessary." replied Mr. Arnold; "those Senators were standing for the people down there. They know their stuff." On the same point Senator Blaine read a letter sent by Arnold to E. A. ! Burguleres of New Orleans on January 9 of this year. In this letter Mr. Ar nold told of having talked with a "group of important Senators" and i having learned that they had designated Senator Watson of Indlanß. Republican , floor leader, as ‘’contact" man in the Senate. "In ao lar as the Republican party in the Senate is concerned." This letter also stated tnst Senator* Moses of New Hampshire and Reed of Pennsylvania would be “associated'’ with Senator Watson In this work. Mr. Arnold admitted writing the let ter. but Insisted that no "contact” had been made with Senators Moses rnd Reed. He said, however that he had talked with “Smoot and others." Seasonal Clause Is Cited. * Questioned as to the result of these seasonal conferences, Mr. Arnold said that the seasonal clause had been taken out of the tariff bill before it reached the Senate. In accordance with the wishes of the Southern Tariff As ! sociation. "Do you characterize that as lobby ing?" asked Senator Blaine. "Why. no. we were working in the Interests of the Southern farmers," re plied the witness. “Were you trying to whip the Florida Senators into line with a pickax?” asked Senator Blaine. "There was no need to whip them into line,” answered Mr. Arnold. ■ ■ ■— ■ - - • ■ E. H. Flelden. one of England's most ! brilliant young airmen, has been ap j pointed personal pilot to the Prince of i Wales and will operate the Prince's I plane. « BOULEVARD TO LINK GETTYSBURG WITH CAPITAL DISCUSSED fContinued Prom First Page.) press the proposed legislation. He also I Informed the meeting that Senator Reed of Pennsylvania also had written that he was in favor of it. He explained in a general way that It was proposed to provide a direct and scenic route from the North into the National Capital, something that has not yet been developed, and he be- ! lleved that it was very appropriate to ; center activities on the provision pf a memorial highway to connect the massive Lincoln Memorial In Washing * ton with the Gettysburg battlefield. He added that Mr. Root had laid down a plan fo* the road. Mr. Root asserted that it had been drawn up in only a general way without any examination Into the contours which would be en countered. „ Want Aid of Towns. It was suggested that in addition to the official support which should be sought for the project, the help of the towns along the route should be ob tained, and a great movement organized in order to bring the development of the highway to the front, with a view to building it as soon as possible. Mr. Bulieit explained that when the discussion developed last year as to a location for a Summer White House for i the President of the United States Mr. Sheely Introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature and had |>assed a bill which authorized the State of Pennsylvania to offer to the Federal Government 1,000 ; acre's of land from its forest reserves located anywhere in the State the Gov ernment desired It for use as a Summer White Houae, and also to construct a road from the Summer White House to the Maryland-Pennsylvtnia State line at the expense of the latter common wealth. He explained that it was the purpose of their visit to ascertain If their plans tied up with those of the Silver Spring chamber. However, he said, if, upon deliberation, it was found that this plan was not Satisfactory to the Silver Spring business men then thev would be glad to abandon that and work with the Maryland people. Mr Bulieit emphasized the point that they were 100 per cent for a road to Gettys burg from Washington, and they wou’.d work for it whether It took in their plan or not, as they felt that the local people were laying something right at their door. As soon as the two chambers agreed on a common ground, he said, he would be very glad to take steps to have the Governor of Pennsylvania send a dele gation to Congress to investigate the matter and press It. He said, however, ! that he thought the offer of the State of Pennsylvania to construct a highway to the boundary line would be a big argument in favor of the whole project, whatever form it took. Mr. Bulieit offered to the Marylanders three methods of bringing about the ' boulevard. The first, he said, was to ! work for the two projects as a unit, the , proposed Pennsylvania road to the boundary line and the Lincoln memorial through Maryland: the second was to j put all efforts on the Lincoln boulevard ' ; as proposed by Senator Tydings. and. ; third, to work for the two projects in-, dependently. Whatever is decided upon. 1 he told those present, the Pennsyl vanians were agreeable to. Association Suggested. The suggestion was made that a Lin coln Memorial Highway Association be formed to work for the project, and Mr. Scharf pointed out that there was al ready a Lincoln Highway Association which brought about the development of the road from the east to Ihe west. He didn’t believe that this organization was active at this time, as it had ac complished its purpose. This sugges tion did not appear to meet with much favor. Those present seemed to be more in favor of the proposal of Mr. Bulieit for the organization of the great confed eration of all organizations Interested in the project because of the great in fluence they would wield. Mr. Bulieit asked the Silver Spring people to give consideration to their proposals, and to write them fully of the decision so that work could be start- : cd promptly on the project, and this was agreed to. HAWESIo ATTACK “RUM-BUYER” LAW Missouri Senator to Assail Shep pard's "Proposal in Badio Forum Address. I The recent proposal to make pur-! | chasers of whisky guilty of law viola- ! i tlon as well as boctleggers will be at i tacked by Senator Harry 3. Hawes of j Missouri In the National Radio Forum | arranged by The Star and sponsored bv the Columbia Broadcasting System at 10:30 o’clock tonight. I Senator Hawes is expected to attack the proposal on the ground it would make prohibition enforcement more ; difficult. The Missouri Senator la op-' posed to prohibition as it now stands and believes the law should be amended to permit the sale of liquors through I Government agencies. He also believes the amendment to j fix liability on purchasers, which wa ; proposed in the Senate by Sena lot i Sheppard cf Texas, is outsdie of anr' 1 beyond the constitutional amendmei I lor prohibition, since the amendmen makes no mention of purchasers. Senator Hawes insists that the quex tion of prohibition should be treated in a non-partisan Way. and believes a na tional referendum on prohibition should be held. • Senator Sheppard supported hH | measure in a speech on The Star radiol forum last week. FRENCH SOLDIERS REMAIN ON RHINE Berlin Reports Evacuation Order Canceled, Though Paris Denies Rumor. ! f : By thu Associated Press. BERLIN. November 7.— Vorwaerts. Berlin daily. today said evacuation orders issued recently to the French regiment stationed at Kreusnach. in the third Rhineland military zone, had been canceled suddenly and that the regi ment would remain until further notice. French soldiers about to enter a train at Mayence for return to France were ordered to resume their old quarters in the Mayence Barracks. Ministry Change Is Held Cause. Vorwaerts said the counter-order was believed to be a result of the change In the French ministry and the appoint ment of Andre Maginot as minister of war. M. Maginot and his friends, the paper said, alwavs have held the opinion that -he third zone, in which Kreuznach and Mayence are situated, should be evac uated only after the Young plan has come into force. FRANCE DENTES SUSFENSION. Maginot Explains Troop Movements and Gives His Stand. PARIS, November 7 </P). —Reports from Berlin that evacuation of the Rhineland has been suspended by older of Andre Maginot, minister of war in the new Tardieu cabinet, were official ly denied today. The movement of troops necessitated by the evacuation, it was explained, might: give reason for the supposition that the evacuation order? had been changed, but such orders have been changed only to meet exigencies of the service without In the least modifying the evacuation. ’ Some companies and regiments In the occupied territory are being dis solved Instead of being transferred and other units are shifted to take their places. This movement of men, it was said in official quarters, was all that could give rise to the Berlin story. Regroupment of Unite. M. Maginot, questioned concerning the Berlin report, said: “The troop movements are caused simply by reason of hygiene and the regroupment of units.” Regarding evacuation of the third zone of the Rhineland, he declared: ”Yot can deny categorically the infor mation in question for the simple rea j son that evacuation has not commenced > and that it cannot be commenced until 1 the Young plan has been accepted and parliament deliberated upon it.” Evacuation of the Rhineland assumed a new importance today as the ministry lof Andre Tardieu went before the Chamber of Deputies to be voted further, life or extinction. Success of the German Nationalist petition for a national plebiscite on | post-war treaties with the former allies has stiffened French public opinion. It was believed the stiffening might be reflected in the attitude of certain sections of the Chamber toward M. I Briand. foreign minister, who will be interpellated on matters of foreign pol icy. It was said in circles close to the for eign ministry today, however, that whatever variations in evacuation were in prospect would be merely to adjust the situation to new developments. Briand Reiterate* Stand. Evacuation, it was said, would con tinue, but M. Briand's former stand was reiterated, that complete withdrawal of troops was dependent on final ratifica tion and commencement of execution of the Young plan. The Belgians are already gone and I the British will be out by December, but! the French still hold to the third zone around Mayence until The Hague set- j tlement Lx accepted and the Interna tional Bank undertakes to deliver bonds I for the immense sum constituting j Frances long-sought commercialization of a big part of her reparations. -» ■- • -• Dawes Booked for Many Banquets. LONDON, November 7 —lt looks 1 as if Ambassador Dawes must fast or suffer indigestion or loss his appetite for Thanksgiving dinner or something. He is booked for more than enough banquets in the next few weeks to keep several men alive. Nurse's Slap on Back Dislodges Screw in Throat of Youn£ Boy By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, November 7.—A slap on the back did for little Leonard Gilbert yesterday what science had felled for five month* to do. r LasU Spring the 2',4-year-old ooy swallowed a screw. His par ents did not know of it until later when severe spells of cough ing developed. TNro operations were performed without success, the screw being wedged In the wind pipe in such a maner that urgeons were unable to reach it without endangering the child's | •ife. Yesterday plans were made to take the child to Philadelphia for a third operation. He began coughing violently. His nurse picked him up by the heels and slapped him hard on the bark. The screw dropped from th« boy’s mouth. TARDIEU MINISTRY GIVES ITS POLICIES Declaration Says Foreign At titude Will Support Meas ures for World Peace. By the Associated Press. PARIS, November 7.—The ministerial declaration of the new Tardieu govern ment, presented to the French Parlia ment today, outlines a policy of peace and conciliation abroad and prosperity ' and security at home. ‘ The new government assured the Chamber of Deputies that it will enter j the London naval conference In the i friendliest spirit, having ever in mind. | however, the attitude of its predecessors j that general disarmament must include 1 that on land and in the air as well as on the sea. The declaration says that security will be gained by effective organiza tion of the national defenses and that domestic order will be maintained bv “the exclusion of violence and the maintenance of liberty of conscience within the laws of the land.” Big Economic Program. An extensive program of economic development Involving expenditure ot $200,000,000 maintenance of the "tra ditional equilibrium” between agricul ture and industrial production end the protection of the "four great products— wheat, wine, live stock and beets—with equitable remuneration to the culti vator” will form the basis of the pro gram of prosperity. Encouragement to a large birth rate, aid to large families, improvement in the condition of the humbler classes, important reduction In taxes and the constantly Improving care for war vic tims and wounded combattants are some of other important points of the new ministry's platform. Automobiles are finally to benefit by a tax reduction of $7,500,000 In the dc luxe class of taxes, and pharmaceutical products, overlooked in two previous tax reductions, will also have the advantage of lower schedules. Cut Income Tax. In addition' the cabinet has decided to send out only nine-tenths of the nor mal tax bills on salaries and profes sional incomes, canceling the remaining 1 tenth at the end of 1930 if the budget i is still balanced. This would amount to $40,000,000 and , make a total tax reduction, this year and next, in the neighborhood of $133,- 000,000 through adopted or proposed . legislation. i In general Premier Tardleu's reading s of the declaration got a good reception, i the center and the right applauding, in some cases frantically, and even some on the left showing polite approval. The demarkatlon of applause, how ' ever. Indicated that the premier must ; look above all to the more conservative i elements In the Chamber for a majority. Premier Tardieu took his new gov . emment, with the to the Chamber of Deputies in the hope of securing a vote of confidence which will , continue the ministry in office. There was doubt in some quarters he would emerge victorious in his battle with parliamentary elements, whieh have been antagonistic lo him since his des'gnation as premier, although friend . ly circles forecast a majority of at 1 least 20. Vate Expected Tomorrow. The vote probably will not take place ', until tomorrow. Reading of the minis terial declaration Itself will be brief, a 1 matter of 20 minutes or so, but debate on a dofeeh or more interpellations on . matters of foreign policy probably will 1 be extended. M. Brisnd, foreign minister, appeared 1 at once the weakness and strength of ‘ the new cabinet. His own government \ fell October 22 because of his attitude ; on evacuation of the Rhineland and his 1 willingness to discuss the Saar Basin evacuation with Germany. 1 Today he had to answer critics of ; these policies on the right. Certain fac \ tions of the left, with which he is more : at home, and which approved of these ; policies, have turned against him be ' cause of his Joining with a government of the right such as they regard M. Tardleu's ministry. i RALLY IN STOCKS CHECKS DECLINES AFTER EARLY DROP (Continued From first Page.) tures, 40 >4, down %; Westlnghous* , Electric It Manufacturing, 134\, up 8; , Wool worth, 6s, down I\. Final Carb Prices. ! The curb market, like the stock .j market, rallied vigorously after absorb ing a of selling in the first hour. Closing quotations of som» of the leading Issues were: Electric Bond ; k Share. $74. up $8.25; Electric In- I restore, slls, up sl2: Cities Service. s3l. ; up $1.12. Several issues failed to regain ■ all cf their losses, however. Associated Gas "A” closing at $47. off sl. and American Cities "A” at S3O, off $9, Early Selling la Enormous. Blocks of 5,000 to 75.000 shares of stock, believed to represent the comple tion. ac least temporarily, of the forced liquidation which has been overhanging the market, were thrown into th«j market regardless of cost at the open ing. So great was the rush of selling that nearly 2,500.000 shares changed hands in the first half hour. The ticker was running nearly a half hour behind the market at the end of the first hour. United States Steel common con | verted an early loss of $7.50 Into a net i gain of $6 by touching $175 a share. Johns-Manville converted a loss of $7.50 i into a gain of $5. American Telephone regained all of an early loss of $9.50 end sold $4 above yesterday’s close. American Can made up a loss of sl2. ! Westinghouse Electric rallied from sll7, i off $11.75, to $129. Bank Sittka. Reports that the proposed merger of the National City Bank and the Corn ! Exchange Bank Trust Co., scheduled for stockholders’ approval today, was ! likely to fail of ratification brought | fresh selling Into the bank stocks which | are traded in "over the counter." Early : declines of $5 to SSO a share took place I in the securities of all the leading New | York institutions. Guaranty Trust i dropped SSO a share. National City $45 and Central Hanover Trust. Chase Na tional and Corn Exchange $lO to sls a share. The following table illustrates the fluctuations in 15 of the leading stocks: .m.Tfc’Seun ,\m SSff.. p w ’is ” s iis asffw-. ij" a" ” &■' t*» '4 ■»“ *« ft fi Johns-Manv’le 103 *4.80 10S Od a* 8 ,?! ,!! „8; ,11 ,S! „ ,?} g; p WMtin'se. U.MI.SO 117 131.80 Up 3TB Bally Well Maintained. While several stocks sold off from the high prices established in the inl ii:<l rebound, the rally generally was bring fairly well maintained around midday. Both the stock and curb lickers were then running nearly an hour behind the market. Four of the sharpest breaks In the early selling were Midland steel prod ucts preferred, which collapsed s3l 37 a share to a new low at $120.12 and Union Pacific, U. S. Industrial Alcchol and American Waterworks, which yield ed sl4 to sls a share.