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(V. 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Partly cloudy today, followed by local showers; thunderstorms tonight or to morrow; colder tomorrow night. Temperatures—Highest, 81 at 2:30 p.m. yesterday; lowest, 50 at 6 a.m. yesterday. Full report on page 7. XT 1 QAQ \t, o-j OQO JNo. -L,OUO—'ISO. Ol,oyo. SLAIN GIRL FOUGHT AND FLED ASSAILANT NAVAL PACT FACING SENATE OPPOSITION BEFORE APPROVAL Republipans, However, Ex pect Ratification in Spite of Big Fleet Advocates. ALLEN DECLARES TREATY PRESIDENT’S BEST ACTION Many Members of Upper House Noncommittal on Stand to Be Taken on Issue. BY G. GOULD LINCOLN. I The new naval limitation treaty, soon to be signed in London, faces a fight when it is presented to the Senate for ratification. It’s ratification, however, 1 was predicted last night by Senator Fess of Ohio, Senator Allen of Kansas and others. Senator Fess, a member of the foreign relations committee which will handle the treaty, declared that he believed the treaty would be approved by the Senate by a large vote. It requires a two-thirds vote of the Senate for ratification. Senator Allen referred to the treaty as the ‘‘best achievement of the Hoover administration” to date. He said that its terms meant a real reduction in ex penditures for naval armament, both in this country and abroad; that the treaty in effect strengthened the Kellogg pact renouncing war and that it would make for world peace. The Kansas Senator, however, ad mitted that the treaty would be at tacked by the “big navy” supporters. Natural Opposition. “It is natural that it should be op posed by big-navy advocates,” said Senator Allen. “They would oppose any agreement proposing to limit the size of Allen expressed the view that the country generally would approve heartily the naval limitation treaty, which gives the United States parity with Great Britain. , .. . Opponents of the treaty were loath to be quoted at this time. One Republi can Senator, however, who does not be lieve in the treaty, insisted that it would never beTatified by the Senate. This Senator took the view that the treaty provided for the United States , merely the “kind of a navy that Great Britain wishes us to have, not the kind of navy that meets the needs of the United States.” He argued this was true because the United States “needs more 10,000-ton cruisers armed with 8-inch guns than the treaty authorizes. Great Britain, because of her many naval bases and coaling stations, can meet her naval needs with smaller cruisers, armed with 6-lnch guns, he 9&ld. Another argument advanced by the opponents of the treaty is that too great concessions have been made to Japan, bringing about a naval ratio be tween the United States, Britain and Japan of 10-10-7 instead of the 5-5-3 ratio agreed upon at the Washington Naval Conference in 1922. I And still a third objection is found ] in the proposal that Britain be permit- j ted to increase the size of its fleet if France, for example, begins to tread on British toes by constructing a large fleet. The United States under such conditions, it is argued, would be com pelled either to accept an inferiority in naval tonnage to Great Britain, or to continue building cruisers of the size and armament which the United States does not require. Stand Toward Japan. "What,” asked this Senator, "will the Pacific Coast say to this treaty?” It was evident he believed the Pacific Coast would turn thumbs down because of the agreement with the Japanese. Senator Borah, chairman of the for eign relations committee, said he would not comment on the treaty until he has its terms all before him. it is no secret, however, that Senator Borah is pleased with the fact that the treaty will car.y no “consultative pact” or any other po litical commitment along wiih it. The Idaho Senator has bten a strong advo cate of naval limitation, and more par ticularly of naval reduction. He was the originator of the proposal, carried m the naval appropriation bill passed in 1921, which called upon the President i to take steps for a naval limitation con ference, the plan which was later car ried out by President Harding. For that reason, the opinion has been ex pressed in some quarters that Senator Borah eventually would be found sup porting the London treaty, particularly as it now carries no political commit ments involving this country with Euro pean affairs. If Senator Borah should be opposed to the treaty, it would be because it has not gone far enough m the matter of reduction qf armaments. Senator Shipstead of Minnesota, Farnur-Labor, a member of the foreign relations committee, said, too, that he wished to have all the details of the treaty at hand before he decided (Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) COL FIERRO REVEALS PLANS FOR AIR VOYAGE (Ton-Stop Flight From New Tork to Mexico City Will Start Pro posed Cruise. hy the Astoctatad Frew. MEXICO CITY. April 12.—C01. Rob erto Fierro* one of Mexico’s celebrated “flying colonels,” today announced the itinerary of his projected flight to South America and Europe, on which he will start during the last half of May. After getting his plane In California, he will take off for San Antonio, Tex., and New York, attempting a non-stop flight from New York to Mexico City. He hopes to cover the latter distance in 18 hours of flying time. From Mexico City he will leave on a non-stop flight to Panama, flying thence to Georgetown, British Guiana, and Natal, Brazil. At Natal he will put pontoons on his airplane and Install a new motor. Then he will lpaka the jump across the South Atlantic ocean to Dakar, in French West Africa., From Dakar he will fly to Caubipnca, Lisbon, Madrid, Paris, Brussels, Berlin and London, _ Entered as second class matter poat office. Washington, D. C. Pirate Tomcat Leads Seven Otters’ Raids Upon Decoy Ducks By the Aisoclated Freia. PORTLAND, Oreg., April 12. A startling story of a swaggering tomcat named Themistocles and of his cut-throat crew of seven i otters, who live beneath a house, boat on Sauvies Island, In the Columbia River, was brought to the State game commission to day by Frank Ruthman. sports man, who asked that the otttis be captured and removed to other fields. Ruthman said the tomcat and his pals made life miserable for Ruthmans decoy duck flock. Themistocles, Ruthman said, spends most of his time beneath the boathouse, where any time of day he can be seen with other | members of his band. The game commission took the request under advisement. | DRAFT IS HURRIED . ON NAVAL TREATY . Experts Strive to Have Terms i i in Writing for Study i Over Week End. By the Associated Press. LONDON, April 12.—The London naval treaty, which in large measure will eliminate world competition in naval building for the next five years, today began to take shape in definite written form. A draft was rushed into shape by the drafting and expert committees throughout the day in the hope of sub mitting it to the delegates by midnight. It can thus be studied over Sunday. So far the jurists responsible for writing the treaty are holding their own in their race against time to make possible formal signature on Thursday and the departure of the American delegation homeward on the liner Leviathan on April 22. The committee assigned to the work of drafting labored at their task all through the day and into the night. They were aided by special treaty ex perts, under Sir Maurice Hankey, sec retary general of the conference. Experts Wait Outside. The experts waited outside the com mittee room in St. James’ Palace ready at a moment’s notice to furnish advice on the precise wording of any doubtful clause. All outstanding points in the various technical reports were approved this afternoon by the first committee of the conference and will be presented at the formal plenary session on Monday. Among the reports considered were those dealing with the scrapping of battleships, the definition of aircraft carriers, replacements and age limits. France and Italy formally reserved the right to build the capital ships they are entitled to construct under the Washington treaty prior to the present year. This tonnage amounts to 70,000 for each country, but the general under standing of the conference is that the battleships will not be built, i According to the definite conference ! scrapping program, the United States 1 will scrap the battleships Florida and Utah, one ship to be rendered unfit for warlike service within 12 months of rat ification of the London treaty and finally scrapped within two years. 18 Months’ Limit. The other ship is to be rendered un fit for service within 18 months and finally scrapped within 30 months. The British Empire will scrap four ships, the Marlborough, the Emperor of India, the Benbow and the Tiger, at various intervals up to 30 months from the date of ratification of the treaty. The following capital ships are to be retained for training purposes; The United States, the Arkansas; Great Britain, the Iron Duke, and Japan, the Hi-Yel. , J The*e ships will be rendered useless for warfare within 12 months in the case of the United States and Great Britain, and 18 months in the case of Ja prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald, Secretary of State Stimson and former Premier Reijiro Wakatsuki are bent on finishing the major part of the confer ence work by next Thursday. The French delegation, however, appears to be In no hurry. Advices from Paris to night indicated Premier Andre Tardieu did not expect the treaty to be formally signed until after Easter. Advance Party Leaves. An advance party of the American delegation left London today to sail from Southampton aboard the liner George Washington, which brought them here In January. It included three admirals—Rear Admiral William A. Moffett. Rear Admiral J. R. P. (Continued on Page 2, Column 5.) — - Flies 30 Hours in Seaplane. MARSEILLES. France, April 12 DP). —Pilot Mermoz today broke the French duration record in a seaplane, landing after 30 hours 25 minutes and 40 sec onds In the air. A world’s record for distance in a closed circuit with this type of plane also was claimed, Mermoz covering 4,345 kilometers (3,021% miles). NURSES BRAVE FLAMES TO SAVE 16 BEDRIDDEN CHILDREN IN FIRE Hospital Employe May Die of Bums Received When Trapped in Basement After Explosion. * By the Associated Press. IRVINGTON, N. Y., April 12.—An ! employe was burned to death and 78 children, 16 of them bedridden, were 1 carried or led to safety today, when ' fire following a furnace explosion de- I stroyed Irvington House Cardiac Home, a private hospital for children with i heart disease. i Edward Bryce, 28, an employe was i go badly burned that little hope is held i for his recovery. » The 14 nurses at the hospital, directed , by their supervisor, MBs Lena Bufftpn, braved flames to carry the 16 bedrid* Wnt JlumLui ptat V . N# WITH DAILY EVENING EDITION TWO SEIZED CARS GIVE CLUETO YORK MURDER MYSTERY Third Liquor Machine and Colored Pair Hunted in Agent’s Death. SUSPECT .ELUDES TRAP AS AUTO. IS WATCHED Hangouts of Man Wanted for Questioning Are Under Police Surveilance. Certain that they had seized two of their rum ckrs and spotted a third, police and Federal officers early today were hot on the trail of two colored sus | pects in the murder of Prohibition Agent Lamar Watson York, shot down early' yesterday when he followed a whisky automobile Into an alley behind First and P streets. One o fthe pair sought for question ing, John Logan, alias Roy Logan, Is supposed to have eluded a police trap yesterday noon when his whisky-laden automobile was located parked on Ninth 5 near P street. i Officer E. C. Johnson of the Traffic Bureau, recognizing the car as he [ passed on his motorcycle, telephoned for ‘ assistance and with the added detail took up a watch on the suspected auto t mobile. i Liquor Found in Car. The driver is presumed to have taken • warning and escaped. Investigation of the machine, a high-powered road . ster, revealed a cargo of 30 gallons of 1 whisky. The suspect, police believe, hoped to s dispose of the whisky to finance a get r away. A number of supposed "hang . outs” of Logan and his alleged com panion, John Burroughs, said to go by a dozen aliases, were under police sur veillance last night. All of the murdered man’s fellow i officers available were detailed to the Investigation, while the police detail ' was led by Lieut. Edward J. Kelly, chief of the homicide sauad. A general round-up of eyewitnesses to the shooting, which occurred before a large crowd, enabled Investigators to piece together a fairly accurate ac count of the tragedy, although con flicting versions were given by reluc ! tant men and women. Shooting Is Reconstructed. i i The story, as obtained after a score i of persons had been grilled yesterday, ; was substantially as follows; York, off duty and on the way to ! his home at 1244 C street northeast. ’ sighted the suspected rum car and , followed It to the mouth of the alley without exciting the suspicion of his quarry. The dry agent parked his coupe on the main street and followed on foot into the dark by-way. He came upon the rum car just as the occupants were preparing to make a delivery, and two colored men fled down the alley. York Investigated and found liquor in the abandoned machine, an expensive touring car. Either wishing to sum mon assistance from the policeman on the beat, or to bring out the man who was to receive the delivery, York stood beside the wheel and sounded the siren continuously for 20 minutes. The noisy demonstration collected a sizeable crowd, and York, seeing an elderly colored man whom he happened to know, stepped a short distance from the machine to question him relative to the Identity of the fugitives. Fugitive Fires One Shot. At this juncture, several witnesses agreed, one of the fugitives returned down the alley, keeping in the shadows. He emerged suddenly from against the alley wall, firing point blank at York, who fell bn his back before he had op portunity to teach for his gun. At about 12:30 o’clock some one tele phoned police at No. 2 precinct and Sergt. J. L. Norris and Pvt. W. W. Whltomore were sent to the scene. (Continued on Page 5, Column 4.) LOAN SHARK BILL HEARING ; SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY : House District Committee to Take Up Measure Backed by Bussell Sage Group. i Acting Chairman McLeod of the ' House District committee has a hear i ing scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday I on the small loans bill, which is aimed i at loan sharks. This measure Is spon sored by the Russell Sage Foundation, and was introduced by Representative Bowman of West Virginia. It is the same measure as was introduced pre viously by Representative Gilbert of Kentucky, who since has left Congress. | This Is a uniform measure which has • been enacted by a score or more States. ! The Russell Sage Foundation has made an investigation here in the District of t Columbia, and has found loan sharks ! operating In the Government depart -1 ments, preying upon many employes of the Government. den children to safety. These children, and a few others, with several nurses, were the only ones in the hospital when the explosion occurred. Others were on the lawn. Miss Buff ton and live nurses ran three times through the building to make certain all children had been rescued. They were ordered from the building by firemen. Bryce was trapped in the burning basement for 35 minutes before police and firemen took him out The structure, built at a cost of 6100,000. was raatd. WASHINGTON, D. C., SUNDAY MORNING, APBIL 13, 1930-130 PAGES. ** SIMMONS URGES DISTRICTBUILDING PURCHASEBY U. S. New Commisioners Are Asked to'Try Persuasion With Secretary Mellon. PLANS DISCUSSED FOR MUNICIPAL GROUP District Subcommittee Chairman Favors Employment of Out standing Architect. The new District Commissioners, Dr. Luther H. Reichelderfer and Maj. Gen. Herbert B. Crosby, were urged by Chair man Simmons of the subcommittee on District apropriatlons, when they made , a "courtesy call" on him at the Capitol yesterday, to endeavor to persuade Sec retary Mellon to acquire the present District Building at once for the Federal Government as part of the triangle development. Representative Simmons is insistent that the four squares between Third and Sixth streets and north of Penn sylvania avenue to Indiana and Louisi ana avenues for a municipal center be acquired at once and the actual erection of the buildings In the new municipal group be started as soon as possible. The easiest way to finance this im portant municipal improvement, which links in with the Federal building pro gram, Representative Simmons believes. Is for the Federal Government to pur chase at once from the District the present Municipal Building, which will be taken as part of the Federal build ing program, so that the funds allowed for the District Building may be used to start the new municipal group. Legislation Introduced. Representative Simmons has Intro duced specific legislation providing for this which includes a provision that the District government be allowed to occupy the present District Building until part of the new municipal group is ready for occupancy. This measure, however, will not be pushed because the new Keyes-Elllott act includes au thority for the Secretary of the Treas ury to take over the Municipal Building. The new District Commissioners were assured by Representative Simmons that he believed it would be for the best in terests of the Federal as well as the District Governments to have Secre tary Mellon put through this deal at once. Wants Plans for Group. It was also emphasized by Representa tive Simmons that he desires to have plans and specifications drawn by some outstanding architect of the country for the complete municipal group to occupy the entire four squares of the new municipal center. He pointed out that the office of the municipal architect is sufficiently busy with school build ings and other local structures, and that the municipal group is a monumental project, which calls for special study, and that the best experience of the en tire country should be brought to bear in drafting the plans for the new mu nicipal group. Representative Simmons made it clear that he wants the plans for the entire group approved, both in utili tarian and architectural appearance, »o that it will match in harmoniously with the Federal development on the Mall triangle and with the plans of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission and the Commission of Fine Arts, before work is started on any single structure. Representative Simmons expects the title to the land to be acquired by next year and plans and specifications worked out. Turkey Ratifies Treaty. ISTANBUL, Turkey, April 12 (JP).— The Turkish Parliament at Angora to day ratified the Turko-American treaty on commerce, which already has been ratified by the United States Senate. The treaty will become applicable immediately. It provides mutual “most favored nation” treatment. TODAY’S STAR PART ONE—32' PAGES. General News—Local, National and Foreign. Schools and Colleges—Page B— 4. Army and Navy News—Page C-l. Spanish War Veterans —Page C-l. W. C. T. U. Activities —Page C-l. At Community Centers—Page C-6. Oragnized Reserves—Page C-6. D. A. R. Activities—Page C-8. PART TWO—B PAGES. Editorial Section—Editorials and Edi torial Features. Girl Scouts —Page 5. District National Guard—Page 5. Marine Corps Notes—Page 5. News of the Clubs—Page 6. Gold Star Mothers—Page 6. PART THREE—I 4 PAGES. Society* Parent-Teacher Activities—Page 12. PART FOUR— I 4 PAGES. Amusement Section —Theater, Screen and Music. In the Motor World—Pages 5, « and 7. Aviation Activities— Pages 8 and 9. Veterans of Great War —Page 10. District of Columbia Naval Reserve- Page 10. Fraternities—Page 11. Serial Story, “The Empreror of Amer ica”—Page 12. Radio News—Pages 12 and 13. PART FIVE—4 PAGES. Sports Section. PART SIX—I 2 PAGES. Financial and Classified Advertising. PART SEVEN—24 PAGES. Magazine Section. Review of New Books —Page 18. Notes of Art and Artists—Page 19. Cross-word Puzzle—Page 22. GRAPHIC SECTION—I 4 PAGES. World Events in Pictures. COLOR SECTION—B PAGES. Moon Mullins; Mutt and Jeff; Reg Tar Fellers; Mr. and Mrs.; Ltttle Orphan Annie; Brutus; Somebody's Stenog; High Lights of History. r* IN' THE HANDS OF HER LEADERS. TRAIN IS SEIZED BY FLORIDANS TO BE HELD FOR UNPAID TAXES Tracks, Depot, Locomotives and Other Equipment Are Confiscated by County in Dispute. By the Associated Pres*. SEBRING. Fla.,. April 12 —Atlantic Coast Line passenger train No. 191 was seized here today by Sheriff Oscar Wolff in an attachment order issued by State Controller Amos against the railroad for delinquent taxes. There were no passengers aboard. The sheriff first expected to attach the carrier at Avon Park, but waited until it arrived here because the United States mail contract did not run out until the train arrived in Sebring. Officials were faced with the pros pect of attaching a total of fine trains— one fruit extra, two freight and two passenger trains. County Attorney Lee said that he had NEW FISCAL PUN HEARINGS TO START McLeod Backs Proposal by Moore for Study of Ap propriations Here. Hearings are to be started, probably this week, before the subcommittee on fiscal relations of the House District committee on the bill recently intro duced by Representative R. Walton Moore of Virginia, proposing the crea tion of a commission to make a thor ough investigation and periodically rec ommend to Congress what should be the fair Federal contribution toward the expenses <sf conducting the District government. Acting Chairman McLeod of the House District committee has assured Representative Moore that he will sup port this measure because he believes it is a fairway of settling the contro versy and in line with President Hoover’s policy of "fact finding." Chairman Beers of the subcommittee on fiscal relations has stated that he ex pects to start the hearings during the coming week. The other members of the subcommittee are Representative McLeod. Michigan; Sullivan, Pennsyl vania; Sullivan, New York; Hull, Wis consin, and Palmisano, Maryland. The Moore bill provides for the crea tion of a commission composed of the chairmen of the Senate and House (Continued on Page 2, Column 6.) AUTO VICTIM EXPIRES Clinton Lewis Injured Friday Night on Eighteenth Street. Clinton Lewis, 64 years old, of the 1200 block of Hamlin street northeast, who was struck by an automobile Friday night at Eighteenth street and Rhode Island avenue, died at Sibley Hospital yesterday afternoon from his injuries. . __ Lustren Paige, colored, 22 years old, driver of the car which struck the man, was charged with having defective brakes. She is being held pending the outcome of an Inquest tomorrow. News of D. A. R* Full reports of the D. A. R, Convention April 14 to 21, inclusive. Mail Postage Pre paid U. S„ Mexico and Canada 35c Foreign 70c Leave orders with Star representative in the Lounge at the Constitution Hall or The Evening Star Office, 11th St and Pa. Ave. N.W. given the railroad 48 hours to satisfy the county that it would pay the taxes, but that he had received no word in reply and that the matter had been referred to the general counsel of the railroad Instead of the treasurer. Be cause, he said, he feared the whole thing might be tied up in long lltiga- j tion, he took quick action to prevent | such a procedure. i The three other locomotives of the | railroad, the only engines in the county, i were seized with miscellaneous freight cars, motor cars and other equipment i The county attorney indicated that it i the taxes are not paid promptly It will I affect the financing of the school sys -1 (Continued on Page 2, Column 8.) CANNON MAY TALK TO LOBBY PROBERS Letter to Caraway Follows Tinkham’s Demand for Inquiry. By the Associated Press. Bishop James Cannon, Jr., of the Southern Methodist Church, a prohi bitionist, may join the long list of per sons who have appeared before the Sen ate lobby committee. In a letter yesterday to Chairman Caraway of the committee, Bishop Can non, who is chairman of the Southern Methodist Board of Temperance and Social Service, said he would be glad to appear. The letter was written after Repre sentative Tinkham, Republican ol Massachusetts, had announced he would demand that the lobby committee in vestigate the prohibition activities of Cannon and the Southern Methodist Board. Commenting on the letter, which said both Cannon, and E. L. Crawford, secre tary of the board, would be glad to testify to any Information desired, Caraway announced that they would be given an opportunity to reply to Tlnk ham if they wished. Tinkham, an outspoken wet, has de manded that the lobby committee In vestigate the Anti-Saloon League and the Board of Temperance, Prohibition and Public Morals of the Northern Methodist Church and that it procure a list of contributions of SSOO or more to the Federal Council of Ch’-fhes He will return before the committee this we.’k to finish his cliarges against the Anti-Saloon League and to presort (Continued on Page 2, Column 6.) POLICE FEUD FLARES ANEW WHEN DEPUTY ARRESTS BAILIFF ■ ■ i Drunk Charge Against Mount Rainier Officer Called Spite of Brentwood Authorities. Rivalries between the various police forces of Prince Georges County, which have been smoldering for some time, were aired last night for the first time when the mayor and council of Mount Rainier aroused because a deputy sheriff arrested one of the town bailiffs on a charge of intoxication, gave the case a public hearing at a special ses sion and asked the county commis sioners to take disciplinary action against the deputy after exonerating the bailiff. Members of the council openly charged that Deputy Sheriff Ralph Brown made the arrest solely because he bad been asked to do so by Brent wood police, who were ordered to keep out of Mount Rainier a few day* ago following complaints of their attempt to exercise police authority In Mount Rainier. Brown, however, denied knowledge of “From Press to Home Within the Hour ” The Star is delivered every evening and Sunday morning to Washington homes by The Star’s exclusive carrier service. Phone National 5000 to start Immediate delivery. FIVE CENTS TEN CENTS IN WASHINGTON AND SUBURBS ELSk WHERE D. A. R. DELEGATES SWARM INTO CITY 39th Continental Congress Convenes Tomorrow, Con tinuing Through Week. Dedicated to the preservation of American liberty and tradition, rep ; resentatives of the 170,000 women who jmake up the National Society, Daugh- I tors of the American Revolution, were 1 continuing last night to throng into Washington from every section of the country for the thirty-ninth continen congress of the society, which con venes tomorrow morning for a week’s session. Mrs. Lowell Fletcher Hobart, serving as president general for two more years, will sound the keynote of the congress at the opening 10 o’clock session In Constitution Hall, and tomorrow eve ning President Hoover will use the medium of the D. A. R. to address an urgent message to the American people. Meeting for the first time in the new hall dedicated to the Magna Charts of American rights and principles ol Government, the program of the con congress this year is designed to serve as a rallying call to the defense of the Constitution against discordant ele ! ments at home and abroad. Vesper Services Today. With a great majority of the 4,000 qualified voting delegates and alternates already here, some from chapters in foreign lands, vesper services will be held In Constitution Hall at 4 o’clock this afternoon. The address will be de livered by Dr. Albert Joseph McCart ney, pastor of the Chnrch of the Cov enant. Dr. McCartney, who will speak on “Pillars of American Citizenship,” is well known to many of the delegates. George H. Wilson will give an organ recital and the Church of the Covenant quartet. Miss Helen Howison, soprano; Miss Richie McLean, contralto; Robert C. Ferguson, tenor, and John Chandler Smith, bass, will sing. Prominent among the arriving dele gates are 10 candidates for the eight vacancies in the office of vice president general and .two who have announced lor the lifetime office of honorary vice president general. While this is an off election year, State delegations are conducting spirited campaigns in be half of favorite Daughters. Mrs. David D. Caldwell, State regent of the District of Columbia, and Mrs. Ralph E. Bris tol of Utah, the first candidate for a national office put forward by the D. A. R. of that State, are prominent on the election ticket. Seating to Be Difficult. Seating facilities in Constitution Hall present some difficulties from the view point of special guests, since each State has its own block of seats and boxes and these seats cannot be used for any one else. The demand for seats tomor row evening when the President speaks far exceeds the capacity of the hall and has necessitated arrangements for the installation of amplifiers in Memorial Continental Hall to meet the overflow. President Hoover had been scheduled (Continued dn Page 4, Column 1.) the police feud between the two towns and. vehemently declared that he was no relation to a Brentwood town officer also named Brown. He declared he made the arrest solely because he thought the bailiff was drunk at the time. Francis E. Draley, the officer arrested, was taken into custody at a delicatessen late Friday night. Neither Draley nor Brown are uniformed officers and did not know each other's official position. The town bailiff was taken before Jus tice of Peace Arnold of Brentwood and released on his personal bond for ap pearance at Police Court Wednesday. Among those who testified that Draley was neither drunk nor disorderly were David Lang, town police commis sioner; Andrew R. Gill, Jr., town fire marshal, who were present when the arrest was made, and Mis. Grace Draley, the officer’s wife. OP) Meane Associated Press. MISS MARY BAKER SNOT AS SHE RAN; AUTOPSY REVEALS TWO NEW WOUNDS Coat, Pocketbook, Umbrella and Scarf of Woman Re covered —Two Colored Men Held for Possessing Goods. MAN AND WOMAN SEEN FIGHTING IN CAR, REPORT Period From 5:40 to 8 P.M. Re mains Mystery—Police Expect Answer to Death Secret in Clear ing Up How 2 Hours 20 Min utes Were Spent. Discovery by autopsy of two ad ditional bullet wounds in the body of Miss Mary Baker, slain near Arlington Cemetery Friday night, and the recovery by police from two colored men of some of her missing belongings were late de velopments last night as police of four distinct agencies sought to untangle the mystery of her death. A bullet wound in her back, one of three inflicted by her assailant, indicated that Miss Baker was shot down from behind as she fled on foot. The two colored men, who were placed under arrest on a charge of possessing stolen property, are said to have confessed they stole Miss Baker’s coat, pocketbook, umbrella, scarf and a seat cushion from her car before it was found abandoned by the police. They gave their names as Frank Smith and James Vollin of Queen City. Sheriff Howard Fields said he did not believe the men had any con nection with the murder and it is understood authorities are going on the theory that a white man was responsible. New Clue Reported. Police are understood to have I been working last night on a re ! port said to have been submitted by two motorists that they had seen a man and a woman engaged an an altercation in an automo bile at Seventeenth and B streets. Both are understood to have re ported the matter to the police late Friday night. Miss Baker’s car was parked at Seventeenth and B streets. ! The hat Miss Baker was said to | have been wearing when she dis appeared is still missing, as are one or two other articles of i clothing. The colored men said i it was not in the car when they 1 took the other articles. The men : said they took the property from ; the car about 8 o’clock yesterday . morning. Deputy Sheriff Archie . Richards, who found the car, how : ever, said he made his discovery about 6 o’clock and there was nothing in the car then. Body Found in Culvert. The body of the 28-year-old : Navy Department clerk was found shortly after noon yesterday lying in the shallow water of a little ; creek that runs under Military j road from the cemetery near the ‘ Sheridan Gate. Apparently the ; body had bpen thrown down from ! the top of a culvert which spans the road at this point. Stained [ with blood, her automobile pre : viously had been found aban doned nearly a mile down the 1 road toward Washington. Coroner B. H. Swain of Arling ton County announced last night that the autopsy had disclosed that the young woman had been 1 criminally assaulted. \ The search for the slayer turned to ; ward Washington last night when Com ; monwealth’s Attorney of Arlington County William C. Cloth came here ! and joined local detectives in running ’ down several clews. They spent several ; hours in this city, while other investi : gators were carrying on the search in 1 the county. 1 Failed to Keep Date. When Miss Baker left a friend at Fourteenth and G streets to go for her car parked at Seventeenth and B streets late Friday afternoon she had the avowed intention of keep i ing an engagement with two girls, with 1 whom she shared a bungalow in Lyon Village, Va., at Kann's Department Store. She had 20 minutes in which to keep this appointment, but, although > her friends waited nearly an hour, she did not come. Police believe that while walking to her car. Miss Baker met some one who brought her across the river to her death. Their every effort to identify this person has failed, i Arlington County Policeman Ray Co bean, who found the body, noted that ! the wrist watch on the young woman’s (Continued on Page 5, Column 1.) MISSOURI MAYOR FACES DRY CONSPIRACY COUNT By the Associated Press. SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 12.—Mayor T. H. Gideon of Springfield was indicted today by a United States grand jury on a charge of conspiracy to violate the Federal prohibition laws. Indicted with the Mayor were G. C. Pike, former chief of police, now in Leavenworth Federal prison under sentence of a year and a day for an other liquor conspiracy; his former as sistant chief, H. L. Teas, and approxi- a score of others.