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ON HAITIAN DEATHS Says Weakness of Native Garde Necessitated Shoot ing by Marines. Aeti'.n by the Marines, which re mitted in the killing of 10 demonstrators In revolutionary disorders in Haiti last Fall, was necessary. Brig Gen. Russell, American high commissioner at Port au Prince, declared in his annual re grt, made public today at the State ipartment. Coming just as indications from Haiti and the Whit* House are that the Ma rine commander may be supplanted before long by a diplomatic representa tive, with the formation of a stable representative Haitian government, un usual interest has been attached here to Gen. Russell’s views. The report covers events up to the end of 1929 and so made no mention of the American commission now en gaged in straightening the political tangle in Haiti. It accepted as a closed incident the plan for holding national elections for Senators and Deputies this year. Garde Inexperienced. The November student strike, which finally involved at Aux Cayes the kill ing of 10 demonstrators by NAmerioan Marines, was said by Gen. Russell not to possess intrinsically the importance ascribed to It In the American press. After outlining the causes of the revolu tionary activities, which he said in cluded ’'liquor, hatred of the town (Aux Oayes) and the expectation of loot," Gen. Russell said that only the inex perience and numerical weakness of the Garde D'Haiti made action by the Ma rines necessary. "Had previous Haitian history per mitted the establishment of an adequate police force of long experience and tradition, or had the Haitian govern ment been able completely to reorganise the courts so that offenders against public order would have had prompt justice Instead of acquittal meted out to them, martial law and the support of the American Marines would not have been necessary In this case," the gen eral reported. Cheap Alccbel Factor. “However, until the mentality of the people becomes accustomed to stable government, as long as ignorance end poverty of the people furnishes a revolu tionary field for irresponsible politicians, as long as a large Irresponsible mob element of the population exists, as long as cheap alcohol can be obtained for this ‘hoodlum fringe’ any police force in Haiti must be ready to act promptly and decisively and, until the courts are reorganized, to do their share in pre aerving public order, extraordinary measures must occasionally be taken.” "This is the lesson of the strike,” he said, “the further lesson is the unwel come one that revolutionary mentality is not dead in Haiti. It has been weak ened and will weaken further as the lot and Intelligence of the common peo ple—already improved—gradually ap proaches standards of more fortunate countries. Should It further evidence itself, the Garde D’Haiti, fortified by , the incidents just recited, will be even j better able to handle it. Far the nonce, however, the Garde, under present cir cumstances of organization and strength, should have behind it a re serve. a feeling of support.” Gen. Russell praised the wisdom of President Bomo, and attributed to his efforts much of the progress achieved in the jest elm years. He asserted that tj|e mass of the papulation was un touched by the November disorders, and that although the financial out look far 1930 involved "same economic distress adit retrenchment," he was confident that this was being miti gated by new capital and the produc tion of huge scale agricultural projects. The break in coffee prices last October was blamed for the economic difficulties. SAILS FOR FORT AC PRINCE. CmmaJeaten to Start Digging Into Mud dledPHtical Sitoation. CAPE HAITEEN, Haiti, March 12 (JP). —The Hoover investigation committee sailed aboard the U. & 8. Rochester last night on Its way back to Post au Prince to deal with the muddled nauti cal situation precipitated by President Louis Bomo. who had a sudden change of mind over the week end about tfie commission’s plan for n provisional gov ernment In Haiti. Before leaving, la romm I winners yesterday afternoon motived assurances from the capital that all was quiet. President Hoover has been informed of the new developments in the situa tion and the trouble hr believed to have blown over. The commissioners am keeping In constant touch with the cap- They held hearings yesterday at the American consulate, at which witnesses demanded the abolition of the taxes on alcohol and tobacco. On their arrival at Port-au-Prince they expect to find that President Bomo has changed his attitude of opposition to the commission’s plan, but If he has not they are ready to take drastic ac tion. TENSION IS ALLAYED. Commission Standing by Gaas on Provisional Government Plan. PORT AU PRINCE, March 12 ((F).— Tension was allayed hem last night fol lowing the Hoover Commission’s state ment that It was standing by its recom mendations for a provisional govern ment in Haiti. Unrest had been caused by President Louis Borno s reported change of mind regarding the commission’s plan. He had agreed to support it Sunday, but Monday is said to have issued a state ment that he was still President of Haiti, that a new President would be selected April 14 by the council of state and that there would be no legislative elections until 1932. That aroused the opposition, but yesterday James Clem ent Dunn, counselor of the commission, notified the members at Cape Haitian that the situation was “in hand.” SELBY FUNERAL RITES. hong Resident of Georgetown Buried Tbis Afternoon. Funeral services for William 8. Selby, *79 years old, for many years a resident of Georgetown, who died at his home, 3014 O street Monday, were conducted at the residence this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment was private. Mr. Selby was a native of Woodvllle, Prince Georges County, Md. He had resided in Georgetown since a young man. He is survived by his widow. Mrs. Mary E. Selby, and a son, Harry L. Selby, assistant cashier of Riggs Na tional Bank and manager of the Farm ers and Mechanics’ branch of the bank •t Wisconsin avenue and M streets. MRS. V. A. COCHRAN DIES. Aunt of Representative Was Vol unteer Civil War Nurse. / News was received here today of the death of Mrs. Viola Andrew Oochmn, 89 years old, an aunt'of Representa tive A. Platt Andrew of Massachusetts, In Laporte. Ind. Her death resulted from a broken hip suffered in an acci dent a week ago. Mr*. Cochran was one of the few sur viving volunteer nurses of the Civil War. Bhe made her home with her brother In Laporte. Her husband, the late War .ren Cochran, was a Civil War veteran. Among ter survivors is a son, C. F. Cochran of Washington. FUNERAL SERVICES HELD TODAY FOR COMDR. FAY Naval Officer Buried at Annapolis After Rites in Academy Cbapel. Funeral services for Comdr. Rush Southgate Fay, U. 8. N., who died Monday of pneumonia at the United States Naval Hospital here, were held this morning in the Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis. Md. Interment was in the Naval Academy Cemetery. Comdr. Fay. a native of Annapolis, was a graduate of the Naval Academy, where his father, the late Prof. William Wirt Fay. was an instructor for many years. Comdr. Pay returned to the Academy in 1917, serving there during the war. At the time of his death, he was on duty with the Naval Examining Board here. Besides his widow, Mrs. Eleanor Anderson Pay. he Is survived by a son. Francis Anderson: three sisters, Mrs. Mary Fay Pendleton. Mrs. Claude Pay Doyen and Mrs. Florence Pay Valiant, and a brother, Lieut. Col. W. Garland Fay, U. S. A. “UNCLE JIM” RICHMOND IS CLAIMED BY DEATH Civil War Veteran and Well Known Employe at the Capitol Dies at Naval Hospital. James (“Uncle Jim”) Richmond, 86 years old, Civil War veteran and a Gov ernment employe for 40 years, died yesterday at the Naval Hospital. His residence was at 316 East Capitol street. A native of Ohio, Mr. Richmond served with the 80th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War In 1888 he came to Washington, Immediately entering the service of the Bureau of Engraving, where he remain ed for 30 years. Since 1918. when he was appointed to the honor roll of retired veterans at the Capitol, a position reserved for enlisted Civil War service men, Mr. Richmond had been in charge of the President’* gallery of the House of Representatives. Under the sobriquet of "Uncle Jim,” he was widely known to congressional and judicial members of the Capitol. His local fraternal affiliations included membership In the Kit Carson Post, O. A. R„ and the National Masonic Lodge, No. 12. Besides his widow. Mrs. Amanda A. Richmond, he is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Jennie E. Stephan, Mrs. Lottie E. Kiste, Mrs. Josephine A. Smith and Mrs. Teresa T. Feldman. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 o’clock at the Zur horst Funeral Parlors. 301 East Capitol street Interment will be in the Na tional Arlington Cemetery. - ■ ■■ CITY NEWS IN BRIEF, TODAY. The Park View Citizens’ Association meets at 8 o’clock in the Park View Platoon School. The Red Triangle Club will meet at Twelfth street and Pennsylvania avenue at 5 o’clock this afternoon for a moon light hike through Potomac Park fol lowing a fish dinner party at Herzog's, foot of Eleventh street southwest. Dancing at the City Club will follow. i A meeting of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will take place in the Pan- American room of the Mayflower Hotel at 8 p.m „ A business meeting of the George E. Killeen Unit, No. 25, American Legion, will be held at 1750 Massachusetts avenue tonight. The Young Men's Jubilee Chorus of the Friendship Baptist Church will pre sent a five-act Biblical drama, entitled “Joseph end His Brethren,” at the Ver mont Avenue Baptist ChUrch at 8:30 o’clock. A card party will be held in the Northeast Masonic Temple by aux iliary home board of Joseph H. Milans Lodge. Chapter No. 41, O. E. 8., at 8 o’clock. Rosicrusian Fellowship Philosophy Class, 907 Fifteenth street, meets at 7:30 p.m. Topocraft dub will entertain at a oard party and supper at the Hotel Roosevelt tonight. A meeting of the Sons of the Revo lution wUI be held in the small ball room of the Willard Hotel at 8 o’clock. FUTURE. A meeting of the Ladies’ Aid Society of the Oerman Orphan Home will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Schneider’s Case. 437 Eleventh street. The Forest Hill* Citizens’ Association meets tomorrow night at 8 o'clock at the Methodist Home. Connecticut ave nue and Alliaon street. A weekly book review and lecture will take place In the cabinet room of the Willard Hotel at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow. The annual meeting of the Naval Academy Oraduatea’ Association of the District of Columbia will be held Friday evening at 8 o’clock at the Army-Navy Club. Election of officers. A card party will be given by the endowment committee of Columbia Chapter, No. 18, O. K. 8., at the Thomas Circle Club, 1328 Massachusetts avenue, Friday evening at 8 o'clock. The Ladies’ Aid of Westminster Pres byterian Church, Seventh street near E southwest, will give a luncheon tomor row from 12 to 1:30 o’clock In the chapel. The Klwanis Club will hold it* weekly luncheon meeting at the Washington Hotel tomorrow at 13:30 p.m. A Professional Facial at Home ** * In 3 Minutes! tHave You Tried the New Simplified Skin Care That Everyone is Talking About? .1 ■- to • i Do you wonder, then, that largely on expert advice tens of thousands of women are adopting this new creation? 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For the astringent believable results 'Hurt banishes pre- action gently closes the pores—thus : mature age lines, and lines of strain keeping them free of blackhead-caus -1 and worry hot each application in a accumulation. works directly on each ana alt of these * , _ _ . conditions. Uuiy Esther 4-Purpose Cream is sold You eliminate ib#»|/e< isl i f earns and at !>oc and $125 a jar. The lotions. Ik/away witfii/iil umerlsans- tanmtheMMimt mthe ing ersams, "skin foods" and astrln* 60 cent sue. It can be obtained at gents. Yet tin* new way j* as easy FUOFLES DRUG STORES to use a« sn ordinary ( lermsiiig < ream. THE EVENING STAB, WASHINGTON, D. C„ WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1930. TWO ARE INDICTED ONHMGES Couple Were Arrested After Chase by Merchant Who Brought Complaint. James R. McQueen, alias James R. Mil ler. and his wife. Alma McQueen, alias Alma Miller, were indicted today by the grand jury on two charges of falae pretenses as the result of an early morning pursuit of the couple by Joseph A. Berberich, F street merchant, who ■uspected them of cashing a bogus check at his store December 7. The merchant saw the couple De cember 8 as they were about to drive away from their boarding house and followed them into Virginia, finally overtaking them at Ashland, where the McQueen car had been abandoned. There the woman escaped, but was later arrested. The couple had bought a coat at Berberich’s store for $45 and tendered i a check for SB9. receiving the balance in cash. The check was returned as not good and this formed the basis of the first Indictment. The coat Is said to have been found in a suit case. A similar transaction is charged in the other indictment and is alleged to have occurred on the same day at Gar flnckel’s, where a check for $78.50 is alleged to have been given by the couple for a coat priced at $59.50 and received sl9 In cash. Charged With Wife Murder. Murder in the first degree is charged In an indictment against Zacheus White, colored, in connection with the slaying of his wife, Alice, July 14 in a jealous rage at 545 Twenty-fourth street. White is already under a similar indictment for the death of Edward Hall, whom he is said to have killed at the same time. Mary Brewer, colored, is indicted for manslaughter In connection with the death of her husband, James E. Brewer, January 30, last, following a quarrel at their home, 851 Second street. Eighteen persons are accused of vio lating the liquor laws and the charges against three others were dropped by the grand jury. Those accused are Mosby Williams and Effle Lee, William Leo Larkin, William Cabell. John Ed ward Eddy, Louis Mazer. Edward Buell, Sylvan Provost Taylor. Stanley Morris Beaner, Stanley Gordon Gray, Thomas William Collins. John Hauptman, Rob ert Lee Pitts, Worster Penn Dorey and Jeff Holloway. Harry Lazarus, alias Hy man Lazarus; Frederick Oliver Rinker, alias Frederick Oliver Cole; Joseph De Mar. alias Joseph Paglolo. Liquor charges against Rena Mav Cole, William David Goldberg and Henry Augustine Cannon were ignored by the grand jurors. Other cases in which they refused to return indict ments were William J. Gillick. two cases of false pretenses; Charles H. ,01i.ve and John Ruas. embezzlement; Jesse W. Costello and Charles W. Ar nold, forgery, and Willie Johnson, rob bery. Other Indictments Listed. Others indicted and the charges against them include. Julia Accarino, grand larceny; Nathan Scott, assault with intent to commit carnal knowledge; John P. O'Malley, forgery (two oases); Walter H. Schlott. forgery; Wallace W. Jewell, perjury; Clarence J. McGutness, larceny after trust; James Kasardo, and Paul Clbery, violating the national motor vehicle law; Esther Cooper, sell ing mortgaged property; Louis Perry, Richard Herrell, William R. Graham and Moses Gary, receiving stolen prop erty; Herbert Robinspn, James J. Wil liams, James Thomas (two cases), Bol den T. Johnson and Raymond C. Mid dleton, assault with dangerous weapon; George Wharton, tdiauff to kill; John W. Taylor, Franklin P. Thompson, Nelson J. Freeman. George Thompson Bruffy. alias Robert L. Thomas, and Frederick Welnor Scott, non-support; James Bratcher. Charles Davis and John B. Nelson, robbery; Edvard B. Dean, Jr.; Otto Brockman, Howard Long, Howard Acton. Wilbur Dowling. Dorothy E. Smith, Mary Jackson, alias Mary An derson; Major Jackson, Theodore Thompson, Joseph Davis and Maurice ,S. Valentine, grand larceny; Tommy Tedore, alias Thomas Edward Tedore, grand larceny and joyriding; John Baldwin, William Smith, Norman E. Thompklns and Lloyd H. Ritchie, joy riding; Joseph A. Simms, Ralph C. Turner. William Banks, James Nelson. Charles Schlosscr, James Miller end Albert Beasley (two cases), housebreak ing and larceny; John William Barber, carnal knowledge. POLICE HOLD ALLEGED PASSER OF BAD CHECKS William McDonald Held for Inves tigation by Detectives of Year’s Activities in District. William Henry McDonald, 31 years old. giving his address as 1445 Clifton street, Is said by the police to have ad mitted passing many worthless checks in this city the past year. He is being held pending further investigation, po lice say. Detectives Ira E. Keck and B. W. Thompson, members of the police check squad, arrested McDonald near his home lata yesterday. The prisoner is said to have admitted passing the checks at business places, usually telling mer chants he hzd trouble with his auto mobile and needed a tire or other part of automobile equipment. 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Subsequently he was president of the Times Publishing Co. of Roanoke. Va., and was part owner and editor-in chief of the Roanoke, Va., Times ana World News. He also was owner and •Ottor of the Richmond Xvenlng Journal f, ? I L I JL S .V* 1 * I*’ 1 *’ Ht ‘voently had de voted his time to writing books. —»- ■ Bul«* Against Standard Oil. HAMMOND, Ind., March 13 (A*).— The Standard Oil Co. of Indiana was ruled against yesterday by Federal ! Judf** Baltsell, Sparks and Slick In its claim for reparation against 49 railroads for allegedly Improper freight rates. Had the judges’ opinion been in favor of the oil company, it would have meant that the roads would have had to return more than $200,000 In freight charges. MRS. ANDREWS TO SPEAK. *•< 1 ' ■ - Mrs. Sallie V. H. Pickett to Intro duce T. W. C. A. Honor Ouest. Mrs. Marietta Mlnnigerode Andrews , will be honor guest and principal speaker tonight at a dinner meeting of the Business and Professional Women’s Club at the Central Y. W. C. A.. Seven teenth and K streets. Reservations have been made for 100 guests, who will be seated at 6:30 o'clock. The presiding officer, Mrs. Sallie V. H Pickett, will Introduce Mrs. Andrews, whose subjeot will be "Through Twelve Administrations." A-11 BRIDAL SPRAY BLOOMS.: ? ' ’ i Mrs. «. L. Stem Reports Flower in Tull Bloom. The early spells of warm weather 1 this year resulted in the blossoming of bridal spray, pretty little white flower, as early as January 13, and the flower is now In full bloom at the home oX Mrs. S. L. Stem, 303 Mount Ida ave* nue, Mount Ida, Va., Mrs. Stern re ported today. Mrs. Stem’s home Is the old Groves estate. Mrs. Stern says she has never known the flower to bloom until much later In the year.