fiIFTS ON MEXICANS
)rtiz Rubio and Party Leave
Hpapital After Four-
*3 [ls children laden with gifts from
Pr aident Hoover and his son Allan.
Pa cual Ortiz Rubio, President-elect of
IMsico, with a large entourage, left
Washington yesterday afternoon aboard
a special car bound for Buffalo, N. Y.,
and a tour of the Midwest.
A personal call fratn President!
Hoover, his aides and his son Allan was j
received by Senor Ortiz Rubio shortly l
after noon yesterday. This was the final !
formal social function of the future j
Mexican chief executive's stay In Wash
ington. President Hoover carried a
gayly wrapped package containing glass
toys, one for each of the Ortiz Rubio
children—Pascual, Ofelia and Eugenio—
and one for each of the children of
Manuel Tellez, Ambassador of Mexico.
The President’s visit was brief. He
apd his aides remained at the Mexican
embassy about 15 minutes, exchanging
farewells with Senor and Senora Ortiz
Rubio and their party.
Expresses Gratitude for Courtesies.
• Just prior to boarding his special car
at the Union Station the President
elect issued a statement expressing com
plete satisfaction with his visit and
gratitude for the many courtesies shown
him during his four days in the Capital.
"On leaving Washington,” he said.
"I take with me the sentiments of such
great cordiality that I cannot but feel
confident that the future relationships
of the governments and peoples of
Mexico and the United States will be
the source of a mutual co-operative un
derstanding beneficial to the world as
pirations lor peace and harmony.”
With Senora de Ortiz Rubio, the
three children who accompanied them
here and members of his official party,
the President-elect expects to remain In
Buffalo several days. He will take ad
vantage of his stay there to visit Ni
agara Falls and Us great electric gen
erating plants, which have interested
his engineer's mind keenly.
Arthur Bliss Lane, chief of the
division of Mexican affairs of the De
partment of State, accompanied the
party to Buffalo. It was understood
he would remain ‘with the President
elect throughout the rest of the tour
If it could be arranged.
Embassy officials were unable to an
nounce definite plans for the President
elect’s itinerary, but it was known that
he hoped to visit Chicago. Detroit and
perhaps San Francisco before returning
to Mexico City.
• Visits Lincoln Memorial.
Senor Ortiz Rubio’s last day in Wash
ington was but a shade less active than
the other three days of his visit.
Accompanied by his children and
Jrtfe. he visited the Lincoln Memorial
in the morning. Here the three young
children and Helen Beristain, small
daughter of the embassy’s assistant
military attache, placed a basket of
orchids and yellow roses bearing the
Inscription: "To the living memory
of Lincoln; from the children of
Returning to the embassy, the Presi
dent-elect awaited President Hoover's
call, afterward partaking of a farewell
Informal luncheon with Ambassador
Tellez and his staff.
CIVIL WAR VETERAN, 104,
DIES AT SALT LAKE CITY
Sfstive of Main* Brought Bint
Load of Coke Stove* to
Utah in 1865.
hr tbe Associated Press.
BALT LAKE CITY, December 30.
Moses J. Reeves, veteran of the Civil
War, is dead here at the age of 104
The former Union soldier was born
in Marion. Washington County, Me.,
March 10. 1825, but had resided in
Utah since 1865, when he brought the
first load of coke stoves from Fort
Kearney, Nebr., to this State by ox
• Reeves, in an interview before his
death, said he had voted a straight Re
publican ticket since the election of
Lincoln, with the exception of one bal
lot he cast for William Jennings Bryan.
Sackett En Route to Havana.
HAVANA, December 30 <JP). —Senator
Frederic M. Sackett of Kentucky, se
lected by President Hoover as American
Ambassador to Germany, is a passen
ger on the liner Caronia, expected here
The birth rate for England and Wales
for the quarter ending September 30,
Just recorded, Is the lowest ever record
cd for that period.
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velopments in the United States, Edsel
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PRINCE MAY VISIT PARIS.
Dowager Queen Marie Reported Op
posed to Regent’s Flan*.
BUDAPEST, Hungary, December 30
UP). —An unconfirmed report from
Bucharest yesterday said that Prince
Nicholas, uncle of young King Michael
and a member of the regency, had ex
pressed a desire to go to Paris, where
his brother, the former Crown Prince
Carol, is now living in exile. He was
also reported to have said that a return
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to have advised against both steps.
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THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D- C., MONDAY* DECEMBER 30, 1929.
ILLNESS OF 10 DAYS
FATAL TO LAWYER
Frank Davis, Jr., Farmer As
sistant Attorney General,
Frank Davis, Jr., 54 years 018, for
mer Assistant Attorney General in the
Wilson administration and widely
known in Washington and Ohio legal
circles, died yesterday at Garfield Hos
pital after an illness of 10 days.
Following a legal education at the
Cincinnati Law School Mr. Davis, a na
tive of Batavia, Ohio, and son of Frank
Davis, former judge of the Ohio Com
r#on Pleas Court, served three years as
special counsel to the attorney general
i of Columbus, Ohio., where he later fol
; lowed a private practice from 1914 to
; Appointed Assistant Attorney Gen-
I eral in 1919, Mr. Davis served until
I 1921, when he terminated his Govern
)• ment services to become a member of
; the law fiim of Palmer, Davis & Scott,
of which A. Mitchell Palmer, former
Attorney General, is the senior mem
ber. During his service With the De
partment of Justice he was highly :e
--garded by the bench, his last official
appearance before the Supreme Court
eliciting the personal commendation of
the late Chief Justice White.
Mr. Davis was a member of the
Chevy Chase and Cosmos Clubs of
Washington and the college fraternity,
Beta Theta Phi, which he joined dur
ing his undergraduate work at Amherst
College. The Davis residence is at 2101
New Hampshire avenue.
Beside his father he is survived by
l his widow, Mrs. Nancy House Davis; a
1 daughter, Mrs. Amy Dean McCoy of
' New York; a son, Robert Davis, and a
1 sister, Mrs. P. M. Ashburn, wife of Col.
Ashbum, Army Medical Corps. Fu
neral services will be held tomorrow at
the home of the father in Batavia,
FARM STRIKE PLANNED.
Farmers’ Proposal for Wage Cut
Refused by Worker*.
PRAGUE. Czechoslovakia, December
r 30 (IP). —A widespread agricultural strike
is expected January 1. Farmers have
proposed a 15 per cent reduction in
wages because prices of agricultural
products have dropped about 50 per
cent recently, but their laborers have
refused to accept such a cut.
At the same time Dr. Spina of the
German Agrarian party was reported To
be encouraging farmers to boycott in
l dustrial goods in order to force the gov
i emment to increase duties on cereals.
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Cooper Includes Gang
Massacre,Macdonald V isit
and Byrd’s Pole Flight.
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, December 30— Kent
Cooper, general manager of the Asso
ciated Press, In a radio talk last night
named 10 unusual news stories for the
year 1919. He explained to his Au
dience that these stories might not
refer to the most important events, be
cause history alone will have to recorf*
which events in the year were really
the most important.
The 10 which he named were, in
1. The signing of the so-called lat
eran treaties between Italy and the
2. The slaughter of seven individuals
In a gang war in Chicago February 14.
3. The death of Marshal Foch on
4. The major catastrophe of the
year, which was the fire and explosion
in the clinic hospital at Cleveland on
5. The trip of the Graf Zeppelin
around the world, from August 7 to
6. The wreck of the Transcontinental
Air Transport air liner City of San
Francisco on Mount Taylor on Sep
7. The visit of Ramsay Macdonald
to President Hoover in October.
8. The outbreak in the Canon City,
Colo., prison on October 3.
9. The collapse of prices on the New
York Stock Exchange, which reached
Its climax on October 30.
10. Comdr. Byrd’s flight over the
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RESIGN OVER LETTER
Gen. Kondyles, Former Leader,
Had Charged Political Anarchy
to Venizelo* Government.
By the Associated Press. ,
ATHENS, December 30.—Two Kondy
list members of the government resigned
yesterday because of publication of a
letter written by their leader, Gen.
George Kondyles, resigned, charging
the Venizelos government with leading
the country into political anarchy.
They were Pericles Argiropoulos,
minister of interior, and Dr. Pappas.
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German Tennis Star Killed.
BERLIN, December 30 (JP). —Hans
Moldenhauer, tennis star, was fatally
hurt as his automobile skidded and
struck a street car yesterday. He died
in a hospital. Three other persons in
the automobile suffered contusions.
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Marked Decrease Is Noted After
Association Offers $5,000 for
DALLAS, (JP). —Bank robberies in
Texas have shown such a marked de
crease since the Texas Bankers’ Asso
siation offered a $5,000 reward for every
“deed bank bandit" that the reward
will be held open.
Texas had 38 daylight bank robberies
in one year and 24 in the eight weeks
before the reward was announced In
November, 1927. Since then there have
been only 9 daylight holdups, in which
five robbers were killed and rewards
paid to their slayers.
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insurance, when the reward was an
nounced. In the 24 robberies imme
diately before the reward was offered,
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There are more than 1,600 banks in
Col. Samuel B. Burkhart, Jr., Dies.
CHICAGO, December 30 (/P). —Col.
Samuel B. Burkhardt, Jr., 64. graduate
of West Point in 1889, veteran of In
dian wars. Spanish-American War and
World War and commander of a regi
ment at Camp Sherman, Chllllcothe,
Ohio, after World War. died today.
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