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M. to 8:00 P. M., 9:30 P. M. and 12:00 Midnight. one ft | m round $| 73 I way “ * tt jp I 6 Motor Coarbn Daily to PHILADELPHIA on. g«I50 _ round «|£so ■ way trip Connecting at Philadelphia for Atlantic City XEW YORK ent round way trip For timetables information Telephone—Metropolitan 1512 || Ticket Office and Waiting Room UNION BUS DEPOT 1336 New York Ava., N.W (Alto ttop at Hotel Wtllard ) MITTEN TOURS (People"s Rapid Trantit Co., Ine.) H Owned by Pennsylvania R. R. and jy i Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co Rg MOFFAH INDICTED ON FIVE CHARGES Investment Broker Named in Embezzlement Counts on Reconsideration. William Lee Moffatt,*an Investment broker, who was found guilty by a jury in Criminal Court last month on charges of false pretenses In connection with a stock promotion scheme, was named in five Indictments returned by the grand jury today. Two of these indictments are representations of cases In which Moffatt already Is under Indictment growing out of stock deals. During the broker’s trial last month United States Attorney Leo A. Rover thought it advisable to Indict on em bezzlement charges rather than larceny after trust. The reindictments today are the result of that decision. One of the old Indictments was the result of Moffatt’s arrest by former Policeman Robert J. Allen. It was in the handling of this case that Allen made the remark that he would “in vestigate the district attorney’s office," a statement which later resulted in his dismissal from the police force. That indictment charges Moffatt with obtain ing $5,023 from Harrison R. Orndoff in September last and converting the sum to his own use. The other old Indictment charges the broker with having taken SB,OOO in notes and checks from Christian and Ida Stoll on October 6 last for invest ment in the Bankers’ Investment Trust, a concern which Moffatt was financing. The basis for the false pretense count in the Indictment is made on his repre sentation to the Stolls that the Riggs National Bank was backing the corpo ration. Transactions which figured in a recent ] law suit in Circuit Court are the basis . of two of the other indictments, the al leged victims being Jonas R. Rudolph and hts wife Lena Rudolph. It is charged that Moffatt took from them shares of stock in the Cities Service Co. valued at $13,976 to invest in the Chase National Bank stock. The indictment charges him with embezzling that amount, separate indictments being re ported for the man and his wife. A final and more recent indictment involves Moffatt with embezzling sums totaling $7,055.25 from another alleged | victim on March 22. The complainant is Orson L. Simpson. SHIPYARD WORKERS LOSE BONUS CLAIM Government Saved $310,000 by Court Decision on World War Claim. The United States, through the Ship ping Board, was saved $310,000 today by the action of the District Court of Appeals affirming. In an opinion by Justice Charles H. Robb, the decision of the District Supreme Court denying to Edwin C. Bennett and a number of other employes of the Newburgh Ship yards. Inc., at Newburgh, N. Y„ a bonus of that amount on the construction of 10 vessels for the United States during the World War. The contract for the building of the 10 vessels provided that whatever sav ing there was from the estimated cost price of the vessels should be split three ways. Total of $930,000 Involved. The saving amounted to $930,000 and one-third went to the shipyards cor poration, one-third to the Shipping Board and the remaining third was to be distributed “with a view of recog nizing continuous, faithful and efficient performance of duty on the part of employes.” Thine petitioners claimed the balance should be distributed among them be cause they remained at work on many occasions during the period of construc tion for hours of work longer than what they had contracted for having in view the distribution of the bonus. Vessels Not Completed en Time. The petitioners claimed the balance the, men pointing out that the bonus was aimed to reward “continuous, faith ful and efficient’’ service, but the record shows that none of the vessels was com pleted on time largely because of strikes of the company's employes which can not be conceived as of the character of service descried particularly when It Is considered that the United States was at war and the completion of the ships we 8 so Imperatively necessary. Justice Robb suggests that the lower court would have been Justified to have found affirmatively that the service was not of the character claimed and de scribed in the contract. U. S. CAVALRY OFFICERS WITH GUATEMALAN ARMY War Department Assigns Two for Service as Instructors of the Nation’s Military Force. Two Cavalry officers were assigned by the War Department today as instruct l ors for the Quatemalan army. Maj. John A. Consldlne and Lieut. James H. Walker were ordered relieved from their present assignment in order to proceed immediately to Guatemala City byway of New Orleans. The assignment was made at the re quest of the Guatemalan government, which was presented in correspondence through the State Department. Several Latin American nations have had American naval Instructors for some time. -• ■ ■ Becomes Comdr. Booth’s Chief Aid. NEW YORK, January 6 UP).— Comdr. Evangeline Booth announced yesterday that Col. Edward J. Parker, chief sec retary of the Salvation Army, Eastern territory, has been appointed national secretary. Col. Parker, who Is a native of Elgin, 111., thus becomes chief aid to Comdr. Booth, succeeding Col. Walter Jenkins, who has reached the age limit and has retired. DRIVER SAYS HE DIDN’T KNOW MEN HE GAVE LIFT CARRIED 'DYNAMITE’ Officer’s Bullet Stops Car Only to Have It Speed Away Again—Driver Surrenders Later. Robert Thompson, 21 years old, who gave a Conduit road address, didn't know the two colored men to whom he gave a lift In his automobile yester day had figurative dynamite in their possession. That Is the story he told police after Policeman Wyckoff of the seventh precinct had fired a bullet through the windshield of Thompson's car and then, when the policeman alighted from the precinct Car to make the arrest, had hurriedly stepped on the “gas," only to abandon the car a short distance away. Thompson surrendered to police o$ the seventh precinct shortly after the shooting Incident, whleh happened near Thirty-seventh and M streets early _ yesterday afternoon, was charged with v• - • THE EVENING STAR, WASH! In v; TON, P- C., MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1930. PRESIDENT ENTERTAINS ACTOR AT LUNCH TODAY Mrs. Hoover’s Cold May Prevent Attendance at National Thea ter Tonight. William Gillette, who is appearing in “Sherlock Holmes" at the National Theater, was a luncheon guest at the White House today. President Hoover is known to be anxious to see Mr. Gil lette’s performance tonight, but prob ably will not go unless Mrs. Hoover s .Slight cold Improves enough to permit her to accompany him. Mrs. Hoover has been suffering with the cold for the week past and con tinued to remain indoors today, al though she was reported much Im proved. CALENDAR DEBATE TO BE HELD Ji. 14 Religious Organizations Op pose 13-Month Proposal as Shift in Sabbath. A debate on the Eastman plan of calendar reform will be held at the Jewish Community Center January 14, with Dr. Charles F. Marvin, chief of the United States Weather Bureau, urging its adoption and Rabbi Louis J. Schwefel opposing it. Both men are recognized authorities on the question and took an active part in the hearing on the Porter reso lution before the House foreign af fairs committee when the question of discarding the present-day Gregorian calendar in favor of a 28-day month calendar was thoroughly discussed. Dr. Schwefel has opposed the plan from the lecture platform and through var ious Jewish publications to which he is a contributor. Many religious denominations are op posed to disturbing the calendar because a change means the shifting of the Sab bath day, which would affect the cus toms and traditions of millions of peo ple. On the other hand, a number of business firms, including Sears-Roe buck, have adopted the 13-month cal endar as a means of simplifying their bookkeeping and auditing accounts. The Porter resolution is soon to come before the House committee again. It proposes that the United States call an International conference to bring about the reform. GROUPOFy7w.~C. A. WORKERS TO MEET Business and Professional Unit to Hold First Session of New Year Wednesday. The first 1930 meeting of the busi ness and professional women’s depart ment of the Young Women’s Christian Association of Washington will be held Wednesday evening in Barker Hall, Sev enteenth and K streets. Clifford K. Berryman, The Star's cartoonist, will be the speaker. Miss Lois Gates Gorman of the In terstate Commerce, will preside at a din ner at 6:30 o’clock, which will precede the meeting. The dinner has been ar ranged by the following committee members: Miss Mary Barbour, Miss L. E. Bourgeois. Miss Edith Giddings, Miss Emily Jenkins, Miss Emily Knotts. Miss Ruth Moorhead, Miss Man- Senart, MLss Jessie Smith, Miss Ruth Spicer, Miss Maude Steele, Miss Eliyr.e Strickland, Miss Helen M. Weir and Miss Lois M. White. Mr. Berryman will head the entertain ment program with an Illustrated talk. Other features will be musical renditions by Miss Elizabeth Huebscher, soprano, and Miss Ellen Seligman, pianist. Reservations will be open tomorrow evening at the business and professional Women’s department of the Y. W. C. A. EBERHARDTNAMED COSTA RICA MINISTER Other Foreign Service Nominations Sent to Senate Today by Hoover. President Hoover today appointed Charles C. Eberhardt of Kansas to be Minister to Costa Rica, to fill the va cancy caused by the recent resignation of Arthur Schoenfeld of this city. Other nominations affecting the for eign service sent to the Senate by the President today were M. S. Myers of Pennsylvania, promoted to be a consul general, and Robert D. Coe of Wyoming, to be a foreign service officer, unclassi fied, and also a secretary In the diplo matic service. At the same time the President nom inated Charles N. Holtzman of Cumber land, Md., for reappointment as col lector of customs at Baltimore, Md. Thomas W. Whittle of New York was reappointed surveyor of customs, New York City. Felix R. Brunot was pro moted to be past assistant surgeon in the United States Public Health Service. Ralph Gregg was promoted to assistant surgeon in the same service. Col. William Edward Cole, of the Coast Artillery Corps, was nominated to be a brigadier general in the Regular Army. Karl Thelle of Alaska was reappoint ed secretary of the Territory of Alaska. ■ Accidentally Shot in Eye. Rachael Nbrton, 10 years old, of 444 First street southwest, was accidentally shot over the right eye yesterday after noon while on the street near her home by a colored boy with an air rifle. She was treated at Providence Hospital, reckless driving and failure to show an operator’s permit and put up $125 col lateral for his appearance In court. Policeman Wyckoff, patrolling a beat In the precinct car, said he saw con tainers of liquor In the car driven by Thompson, and after a chase fired at the tire of Thompson’s car. The bullet struck the pavement and ricocheted through the windshield of Thompson's car, which stopped. As the police were about to arrest the occupants of the car, the driver made a quick start and got away, but abandoned the car a short distance away and ran off on foot, with his two companions. When Thompson appeared at the seventh precinct station later he said he did not know the Iden tity of the two colored men who were said to have had the liquor, but had picked them up after they had solicited a ride. He was slightly cut by fragments of the broken windshield. h PLAY GUILD HOLDS TRYOUTS THURSDAY Cast Will Be Selected for Presentation of “The Honeymoon.” Tryouts for parts in the second full length presentation of the Community Drama Guild of Washington will be held Thursday night at the offices of the guild in the Franklin Administra tion Building, Thirteenth and K streets. The play, “The Honeymoon." written by John Tobin 100 years ago, will be cast at this time and rehearsals will be started for presentation of the piece February 28 and March 1 at McKinley School auditorium. Notification to attend the tryouts were sent out today to about 50 play ers representing as many drama groups in the Capital. The names of those notified were taken from recommenda tions of directors of outstanding dra matic groups here. The casting committee includes Maj. jOg ACJAIN / A&P Slashes Prices «/ «* Quality Coffees Again A&P Leads The Way With Further Sharp Reductions in The Regular Prices . of Its Three Nationally Advertised Brands of Fine Coffees! YOU KAYE IV^. c L ' , v ' NOT TRIED 11OT in five years have coffee values been as great as these novr an nounced by A&P Food Stores. Further declines in the coffee market -A. & I* CoffCCS have made it possible for A&P to again reduce the prices of its three Shop at the A&P Food Store famous nationally advertised brands and offer them at the amazingly nearest yon! Select one of these low prices shown here. brand,. Sen-, itl If itdow not 1 thoroughly satisfy yon and These three coffees «re purchased by Aft P’s own buyers In Colombia «wm'tU nn^oTportfon’ and Brazil, expertly roasted by A&P, then rushed fresh to A&P Food and your fall purchase-price Stores from nearby roasting plants. Coffee to be good must be fresh. wiU be P rom P tl 7 refunded. In these three famous brands you are assured of fresh-roasted coffee. Eight O clocr I: The largest selling, high-grade coffee in the world. 111 i COFFEE JSjHBSSI More pounds sold than that of any other brand. Its ||| i f * J if quality won the Gold Medal at the Sesqni-Centennial * • ' , - 1 ' Exposition. A distinctive coffee . . . mellow and full- M flavored. Amazing value at this new, low, regular price. K-i n«nw <*■«—» |jj This same coffee sold at 33c a pound less than 6 |||f? YX tntiAuv Eg I ” I'A’O |||flß ||j|j Red Circle BBIBIIbW' 1 Here is a full-bodied coffee of smooth richness and > J NXX/| a |l||| rare bouquet. A blend of the choicest coffees grown on B|| .OWT\ld? |||| the high mountain plateaus of Colombia and Brazil. itUm <*Y****~ f|i£l Exceptionally thrifty buy at this new, low, regular £flr fl i|| n»«? 1 Ij^P price. This same coffee sold at 37c a pound less than fll p One of the country's leading high-grade nationally ad- j P V/t and delightful mellowness. And truly America's great- THE GREAT ATLANTIC PACIFIC TEA CO. - ’ v u, • ' t .* , - Philip Hayes, chairman; Mra. Albert N. Baggs, Miss Anne Ives, Rev. J. L. Kil kenny, Mrs. David N. Kuchner, Capt. Ray C. Montgomery, Mrs. Anne Til lery Renshaw and Dr. Earle Wllfley. Groups whose directors have sub mitted recommendations to the casting committee Include: Federation of Wom en’s Clubs, drama unit; Southeast Com munity Players, Montgomery Players, Jewish Community Center Dramatic Society, Chapel Players, St. Jerome's Players of Hyattsville, Tart and Talent Club of St. Stephen’s Church. George Washington University Drama Club, Women's City Club, drama unit: the Strollers of St. Gabriel’s Church, West ern High School Alumni Dramatic Group. Business High School Alumni Dramatic Group, Stellar Drama Players and Pierce Hall Players. New Use for Yule Trees. NEW YORK, January 6.—80 y Scouts know what to do with Christmas trees after Christmas. A headquarters announcement tells them to plant the trees in back yards and erect in them feeding boxes for birds. +— 2,000,000 Over 65 Need Aid. NEW YORK, January 6. —About 2,000.000 persons more than 65 years old are partly or wholly dependent for support on others in the United States, says Abraham Epstein, secretary of the American Association for Old Age Se curity. SYNAGOGUE SALE COMMITTEENAMED Selection of New Site Will Be Considered by Ohev Sholem Congregation. Committees have been named to con sider the sale of the Ohev Sholem Con gregation Building and to select a prob able site for a new synagogue to replace the present building, it became known following the annual Chanukah ban quet of the congregation at the syna gogue vestry rooms, Fifth and D streets, last night. The subject was referred to in an ad dress at the banquet by Milton B. Zeiler, chairman of the executive board, who urged speedy action. Rabbi J. T. Loeb explained today. Rabbi Loeb stated, however, that no definite steps have been taken as yet. but expressed the view that a general congregational as sembly may be called in the near future to consider the proposition of a new synagogue for the congregation in an uptown section. Consideration of the change is due to a large number or the congregation hav ing moved uptown lri recent years, it Is stated. Rabbi Loeb was a speaker at the din ner last night, which was held with a view to promoting courage and friend ship In carrying on the work of per petuating traditional Judaism. Other speakers included Louis Rosenberg, Harry I. Carroll, former president of the congregation; Nathan Plotnick, chairman of the Chanukah banquet committee; Mr. Zeller, chairman of the executive board, and Mrs. Dora Blum enthal of the Ladies’ Auxiliary Society of the congregation. SIX MEN AND WOMAN HELD SAN FRANCISCO, January 6 (A 3 ). Six men and a women were held here today on charges of disturbing the peace and rioting as the result of a row dur ing a Russian political meeting last night. Victor Chernov, a vice president of the first Russian Assembly after the revolution, allegedly was attacked by about 50 members of the audience dur ing a speech, in which he opposed the Soviet government. Those arrested are Max Morris, Jack Posin, Mike Daniels, Jeremiah Fein gold. William Sabatlnk, Leo Uncovsky and Sadie Ash. A policeman suffere<Ka back injury when he fell from the stage while at tempting to rescue Chernov. ARMY SERVICE CHANGES. War Department Order* Officers Transferred to New Duties. Maj. Dan D. Howe, Infantry, has been relieved from duty with the Missouri National Guard at. St. Joseph, and ordered to the Philippines; Maj. Sum mer Waite, Infantry, from the Walter Reed General Hospital, to Fort Sheri dan, 111.; Capt. Ralph E. Flelsher, Quartermaster Corps, to the School for Bakers and Cooks at Fort Slocum, N. Y.; Capt. Joseph P. Hafer, Coast Artillery Corps, from Fort Monroe, Va. to Fort Slocum, N. Y.; Capt. Edwin H. Crowley, Infantry, from the Philip pines to Fort Brady, Mich.; Capt. Ken dall J. Fielder, Infantry, from the Philippines to Fort Benning, Ga.: First Lieuts. Raymond W. Bryant and Edwin D. McCoy, Infantry, from the Philippines to Fort George G. Meade, Md„ and Sergt. Allen Petrov, Signal! Corps, from the photographic labor**-, tory, Army War College, to the Panama Canal Zone. West African Officials in Duel. ANGOLA, Portuguese West Africa, January 6 </P). —Lieut. Lopes Alves, gov ernor of the Lunda district, in the northeast of this colony, was wounded in the arm and hand during a duel with swords yesterday with Lieut. Al varenza.