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(tt. 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.)
Cloudy, possibly occasional showers o
nlght and tomorrow; not much Csn£h
in temperature. Temperature:s-High*
est, 82. at 2:45 p.m. yesterday, lowc ,
67. at 7 am. today.
Full report on page 9.
Closing N.Y. Markets, Pages 13,14 &15
Xo. 31,454.
Stinging Attack by Connally,
Robinson of Arkansas and
Simmons in Closing Debate
. Fails to Beat Measure.
House Votes Tomorrow on Confer
ence Agreements Adjusting Dif
ferences Between Houses, With
Approval of Schedules in Short
Order Expected.
E' the Associated Press.
The Senate today passed the
tariff bill by adopting the confer
ence reports.
The vote on adoption was 44
to 42.
The vote assured final congres
sional approval of the tariff
The House will vote tomorrow
on the conference agreement
adjusting differences between the
two branches, and affirmative
action in a few hours is expected.
President Hoover probably will
‘ receive the year-and-a-half-old
Hawley-Smoot bill next week.
Republican leaders have predicted
he would sign it. He will study
Its provisions before acting.
Five Democrats voted for the meas
The roll call follows:
Republicans—Allen. Baird. Bingham.
Capper. Couzens, Dale, Deneen, Fess,
Gillett, Glenn. Goldsborough. Greene,
Grundy. Hale, Hastings, Hatfield, He
bert. Johnson, Jones, Kean. Keyes, Mc-
Culloch, McNary. Metcalf. Oddie, Pat
, terson. Phipps, Reed, Robinson of In
diana. Robsion of Kentucky, Shortridge.
Smoot, Steiwer, Sullivan. Thomas of
Idaho. Townsend, Vandenberg. Wal
cott and Waterman —39.
Broussard, Ransdell, Fletcher, Tram
mell and Kendrick —5.
Total, 44.
Ago'inst: Republicans—Blaine. Borah,
Brookhart. Frazier. Howell, La Follette,
Norbeck, Norris. Pine and Schall—ll.
Democrats —Ashurst, Barkley! Black,
Bratton, Brock, Caraway, Connally,
Copeland. Dill. George, Glass. Harris,
Harrison, Hawes, Hayden, Heflin, Mc-
Kellar. Overman, Pittman, Robinson of
Arkansas, Sheppard, Simmons, Stephens,
Swanson. Thomas of Oklahoma. Tyd
lngs, Wagner, Walsh of Massachusetts,
Walsh of Montana, and Wheeler —30.
Farmer-Labor —Ships tead —1.
Total, 42.
Os those not voting the following
pairs were announced:
For —Republicans: Cutting, Goff
4 Gould, Moses and Watson.
Acalnst —Republicans: Nye. Demo
crats: Steck. Blease. King and Smith.
This accounted for every one of the
96 Senators.
Connally Opens Fight.
Opening the last three hours of de
bate before the final vote, at 2 p.m..
Senator Connally. Democrat, Texas, said
the farmer was not helped by the legis
lation and he could hope for little re
lief except through the export debenture
plan, which was stricken out of the bill
by the conferees.
“The American farmer,” he said, “is
the most popular individual —at election
time, but after that he loses his popu
larity except for orations In his behalf.”
Connally said the bill “increases the
cost to the people at home and increases
the number of their enemies abroad.”
Asserting the “world is in rebellion
against these taxes of Congress,” Sen
ator Simmons, Democrat, North Caro
lina, contended foreign countries would j
“no longer give us their trade.”
No Help for Agriculture.
“I do not see how this bill can possibly
help agriculture, the most depressed of
all industries," he continued. “The
little help held out for agriculture, will
be manv times offset by the increased
burdens levied on it by the excessive
Industrial rates.”
Senator Robinson, the Democratic
leader, asserted "as a feature of the ad
, ministration's farm relief program the
bill is an abortion.”
“It perpetuates and intensifies in
equalities and discriminations between
• agriculture and other industries,” he
said. “For this reason It violates the
platforms of both political parties.”
Winding up the contest for the Re
publican proponents, Senator Watson,
the majority leader, said:
"If this bill is passed this Nation will
be on the upgrade financially, economi
cally and commercially within 30 days,
and within a year we shall have re
gained the peak of prosperity and the
position we lost last October.”
He assailed Henry Ford and Alfred
F. Sloan, president of General Motors,
for their opposition to the measure, say
ing they both produced automobiles
abroad and “want free trade in those
articles In order that they may com
pete in our market where they pay 50
per cent more wages.”
Final Bill Is Compromise.
The bill as it stood at the final roll
call was not the measure which passed
either House or Senate, but was a com
promise between the two, reached by
conferees of the two houses, as was the
case in virtually all the 20 tariff bills
that preceded it.
Supplanting the Republican Fordney-
McCumber act of 1922, the measure
would raise an estimated revenue of
5630.000.000, or $107,000,000 more than
the existing law based on 1928 importa
Os 3.218 named commodities and bas
ket clauses comprising the measure,
changes are made in 1.122, or about 32
per cent of the total. There are 887 in
creases in rates and 235 decreases, 75
, items transferred from the dutiable tc
(Continued on Page 2, Column 4.)
Milligan Victory Upheld.
The elect : on contest from the third
Missouri district was closed today with
adoption by the House of a resolution
declaring Representative Milligan. Dem
ocrat. the winner over H. F. Lawrence,
.Republican, In the 1928 election.
centered as second class matter
£" r nVe. Washington. D. C.
Auto Speed Record Holder
Dies After Craft
Boat Traveling About 100
Miles Per Hour When
Accident Occurs.
By the Associated Press.
WINDERMERE, England, June 13.
Maj. Sir Henry O. Segrave, interna
tionally known speed king, died shortly
after 5 o'clock this evening from inju
ries he suffered when his speed boat
overturned on Lake Windermere.
The famous racer, who held the world
automobile record of 231 miles an hour,
lost his life while testing out his newest
speed boat, Miss England 11. with which
he hoped to capture the International
Trophy at Detroit this Summer.
While pounding along on the lake at I
a speed of about 100 miles an hour, the j
boat suddenly was seen to turn over
and plunge into the water. Segrave was ;
dragged from the wreck by the owners
| of speed launches which shot to his as
j sistance. He was taken to a nearby
| hotel and was found to have suffered a
broken arm, a broken rib and a frac
tured thigh.
There were two companions in the
boat with him. Mechanic E. Halliwell
was believed to have been caught under
the boat, which sank within half an
Republican Drys Hope Fort
Will Win Through Vote
Staff Correspondent of The Star.
NEWARK, N. J.. June 13—The
nomination and election of Dwight W. j
Morrow to the Senate is New Jersey's
opportunity for a place in the sun.
That is the sincere belief of thousands
of citizens of this Commonwealth almost j
on the eve of the senatorial primary.
Unless the usual political signs fail and
veteran politicians and observers are
at fault, Mr. Morrow will be the nomi
nee of the Republican party.
There is a fight on, however. The
principal question at issue is national
prohibition. Mr, Morrow has declared
himself opposed to national prohibition
and in favor of control of the liquor
traffic by the States. He has declared
emphatically individual States, if they
desire, should have the authority to
adopt prohibition and that they should
be protected in their desire for prohibi
tion. He is opposed to having the Na- !
tional Government undertake, as it has,
to control or to prohibit the manufac
ture and use of alcoholic beverages.
Mr. Morrow has three opponents in
the Republican primary. The first in
the field was former Senator Joseph S.
Frelinghuysen. who formerly was con
sidered a dry. but who during the
present campaign has switched and de
clared himself for a change in dealing
with liquor, favoring a system some
what like that adopted in Canada, where 1
the government has undertaken to act I
as distributor of alcoholic beverages.
Fort Is Real Competitor.
Mr. Morrow's second opponent is
Representative Franklin W. Fort, sup- I
porter of the eighteenth amendment, i
secretary of the Republican national i
committee during the Hoover presiden- j
tial campaign and a close friend of the
President The third entry against Mr. j
Morrow is John A. Kelly of Monmouth
County, a wringing wet.
If it were not for the candidacy of j
Mr. Fort, the nomination of Mr. Morrow
would be a comparatively simple affair.
The Ambassador to Mexico has the sup
port of the Republican organization of
the State, generally speaking. That,
added to his own personality, his repu
tation as a business man and as a dip
lomat, made his nomination practically
sure. With Frelinghuysen and Kelly
espousing the cause of prohibition mod
ification or repeal, along with Mr. Mor
row, the wet and dry issue was insig- j
nificant,. But when Mr. Fort threw j
his hat in the ring as a dry, the situ- j
ation changed over night.
Because of the Fort entry, New Jer- j
sey has become a new battleground j
over which the wet and dry forces are '
waging a desperate struggle. The drys
In the Republican party see a chance,
through a divided vote of the wets, to
nominate their candidate and defeat
both Morrow and Frelinghuysen. They
are leaving no stone unturned to bring
about this end. The Anti-Saloon
League, many of the churches and in
dependent supporters of national prohi
bition have taken off their coats and
gone to work to defeat Mr. Morrow.
(Continued on Page 3, Column i.)
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DUBLIN June 13 (A I ). —After all ar
rangements had been made for the ;
Southern Cross to fly to the Curragh j
camp this afternoon, bad weather again j
dashed the hopes of Capt. Charles
Kingsford-Smlth for a take-off on his I
attempted flight to America.
Capt. Kingsford-Smith stated that
while the frequent postponements which
have marred his plans were causing
him much annoyance, he hoped to start
his westward transatlantic flight Sun
day morning.
Both Cities Pushed Down on List by Entry of Los Angeles
Into "Big Five” Class.
By the Associated Press.
Historic Boston today woke to Friday
the thirteenth luck—she had lost her
population lead of half a century to
equally tradition-filled Baltimore. She
also failed to pass St. Louis.
From the beginning of census time,
It has been nip and tuck between Bos
ton and Baltimore.
Boston led in the first census of 1790.
Baltimore took the lead from her in
1800 and held it. until 1880. Then the
New England city again forged to the
front. 1
%hc ffoeratm Sfat
hour. Efforts to find his body were
made immediately. The third member
of the crew. M. J. Willcocks, was badly
injured and was taken to a hospital.
Maj. Seagrave held the world land
speed record 1n_1926,_1927_andj;929 and
• Continued on Page 2, Column 3.)
Witness Declares Confusion
on Ship Lasted But
Few Minutes.
By the Associated Pres*.
BOSTON, June 13. —Members of the
crew of the steamship Fairfax seemed
fairly efficient and the confusion on
board lasted but a few minutes after the
collision of the Fairfax and the oil tank
er Pinthis in Massachusetts Bay Tues
day night. Harry E. Kipp, Marine ser
i geant, testified today at the opening of
the second day of the Federal inquiry
into the disaster which claimed 47 lives.
Kipp, who had been stationed at the
Boston Navy Yard, was proceeding un
der orders to Norfolk as a passenger on
the Merchants <fc Miners liner Fairfax
when the ship drove her bow into the
oil tanker a few miles off Scituate.
Immediately after the crash, Kipp
said, he came out of his cabin, on the
port side, to find smoke and flames
cutting off the first exit and he had to
dash for another. As he arrived on deck
| there seemed to be some confusion, but
; it was brief.
The Marine said he saw several man
and woman passengers and members of
the crew jump into the sea, and he saw
one lifeboat filled with colored men, ap
parently of the crew. They were sitting
quietly, however, and not making any
1 effort to lower the boat. Some time
\ later, possibly an hour and a half after
the collision, he said he saw another
lifeboat filled with passengers.
Helped to Fight Fire.
He was joined on deck by Sergt.
Hutchcroft, also a Marine, and the two
helped to fight the fire, which caught
from the flaming oil shot out by the
tanker after it exploded from the col
lision. He said he was not one of the
Marines who helped to repair the radio
antenna, which witnesses at the in
quiry yesterday testified was melted
away by the oil flames and later re
Kipp praised the work of the nurses
and women who helped care for the
A. J. Powell, third officer of the Fair
fax, went back on the stand today at
his own request.
Powell appeared yestprday with a
large bandage across his upper lip, but
denied he had been hurt in the colli
i sion. Today, he reiterated his denial.
Hoover asked him a number of tech-
I nical questions about preparations for
launching lifeboats.
Others Take Stand.
Miss Nellie Todd, an entertainer on
the beat, said there was no trampling of
passengers and little disorder. She said
the crew behaved well and that she
saw one colored waiter going about
breaking open cabins and assisting pas
sengers in getting out.
Miss Doiothy Mannix. a nurse on the
ship, told of her efforts to quiet pas
sengers and of rendering aid to those
who were hurt.
Miss Jane Stone of Washington, chief
stewardess on the Fairfax, told of as
sisting Mrs. Ida Berkowitz, 22, of Bos
ton and her son Robert. Both Mrs.
Berkowitz and the child died at the
Carney Hospital from burns and the
effects of smoke.
Mrs. Berkowitz refused to enter a
lifeboat until a lifebelt had been placed
| around her child, Miss Stone testified,
i She described the difficulty with which
she cared for the injured woman.
William M. Smith, chief steward of
the Fairfax, opened his testimony by
saying that “nothing in the world could
have been done that was not done.” He
said he had charge of 43 members of
the crew, including stewards, waiters,
the nurses and entertainers. Eleven
(Continued on Page 2. Column 8 j
Now Baltimore, with 789,921, a 7.2
per cent increase, takes precedence
over. Boston, present population 775,729,
giving them eighth and ninth places,
respectively, both being pushed down
the list a notch by the entry of Lcs
Angeles in 1920 into the *big five.” St.
Louis held the lead over both Boston
and Baltimore, with 817,334.
The relative rank of the first 10 cities
now Is certain as follows: New York,
Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit. Los
Angeles, Cleveland, St. Louis, Baltimore,
Boston and Pittsburgh.
Attempts of Senate to Reach
Agreement by 70-30 Com
promise Fail.
School, Street, Road, Water, Sewer,
Grade Crossing and Other Proj
ects Would Be Killed.
The District appropriation bill for
the fiscal year beginning July 1 ap
peared doomed today when the Senate
and House conferees parted at noon
after another futile effort to compromise
on the amount of the Federal con
When the conference adjourned, a
report was being drafted for presenta
tion to the Senate and House stating
that after a full and free conference,
the managers on the part of the two
houses have been unable to agree.
This means that unless some un
foreseen development should occur, the
regular appropriation bill will fail and
Congress will have to put through a
continuing resolution to take care of
the routine operating expenses of the
Municipal Government. Such a reso
lution, however, would not permit of
any new construction work of any kind.
House Decline* Compromise.
The Senate conferees made two prop
ositions this morning, either to ompro
mise with the House on the lump sum
at. some point between the House flgurp
of $9,000,000 and the Senate figure of
$12,000,000. or to adopt a new ratio
of 70-30 for apportioning the cost of
running the National Capital between
the District and Federal governments
Both propositions were turned down by
the House conferees.
Emerging from the conference room.
Senator Bingham, Republican of Con
necticut, chairman of the Senate group,
“The Senate offered to compromise
cn the lump sum and was told the
House conferees refused to increase it
over $9,000,000 The Senate conferees
also offered to fix a new ratio of 70-30
and that was refused.”
Senator Bingham said the Senate
conferees would submit to the Senate
a report of their inability to reach an
agreement with the House.
The Connecticut Senator said that a
continuing resolution would have to
originate in the House.
Representative Simmons. Republican,
of Nebraska, chairman of thp House
conferees, said as he left the confer
“It’s over forever, as far as I am
Right Bark at Start.
Asked if any headway had been made
at, the meeting. Mr. Simmons added
that "We are rijght where we were when
we first went into conference.”
The formal report setting forth the
failure to reach an agreement had been
prepared, but had not been signed by
all of the conferees at noon. It will
not be filed in the Senate until It has
been signed.
This was the first time the conferees
had been together during the past two
weeks, having reached a deadlock at the
previous meeting over the fiscal rela
tions item. During that interval, both
Senator Bingham and Representative
Simmons made speeches in their re
spective Houses, upholding the posi
tions taken by the conferees, and there
was little hope of obtaining an agree
ment when hey went back into confer
ence this morning.
The Senate conferees have been of
the unanimous opinion that the steady
increase in the total annual cost of
running the National Capital since the
$9.0C0,000 lump sum was adopted in
1925 justifies an increase in the Federal
contribution. The House conferees
have been equally firm in contending
that $9,000,000 is sufficient.
Senate Urge* Compromise.
The position of the Senate conferees
has been that where the two branches
of Congress take conflicting views on a
question, the solution should lie in a
compromise between the two points of
view. There are no indications, how
ever. of obtaining a compromise at this
When the District supply bill went to
conference. It carried approximately
$44,000,000. This figure represented
manv important new projects in addi
tion to the routine operating expenses
for the next 12 months.
It covered a long list of street im
provements, a program of school con
struction. money for elimination of an
other railroad grade crossing, a sub
stantial amount for continuing the Mu
nicipal Center and other new work,
none of which could be done under a
continuing resolution.
Senator Jones. Republican, of Wash
ington, chairman of the Senate appro
priations rommittee. and Representa
tive Wood, Republican, of Indiana,
chairman of the House appropriations
committee, conferred with the conferees
at the meeting today.
The Senate conferees are Senators
Bingham of Connecticut, Phipps of
Colorado. Capper of Kansas, Glass of
Virginia and Kendrick of Wyoming.
The House managers are Representative
Simmons of Nebraska, Holladay of Il
linois, Thatcher of Kentucky. Collins of
Mississippi and Cannon of Missouri.
If the District appropriation bill does
not pass at this session of Congress and
a continuing resolution is passed, the
net effect would be that no new con
struction of schools, streets, roads, sew -
ers. water mains, fire engine houses or
police stations or any other description
of new construction work, including
bridges and grade crossing elimination
(Continued on Page 2, Column 2.)
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BLYTHEVILLE. Ark., June 13 UP\.—
Mrs. Annie R. Hodge. 27, was shot
to death at the home of her mother
here last night by her estranged hus
band. Fletcher E. Hodge of Memphis,
Tenn.. and today a posse was search
ing for him In all parts of Mississippi
Two small children saw their father
enter the home, kill their mother, and
shoot at Mrs. R. Reing, mother of Mrs.
Hodge, as he fled.
Sheriff W. W. Shaver organized the
posse soon after the shooting, but no
trace of Hodge had been found today.
He is a former base ball player.
Relatives said he had not been em
ployed recently.
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Radio Programs on Page C-8
Muldoon Declares He Is
Thoroughly Disgusted
by Title Fight.
By the Associated Press
NEW YORK. June 13 —The Evening
Post today quotes William Muldoon. vet
eran member of the New York State
Athletic Commission, as saying that Max
Schmelings name will not be engraved
on the Tunney-Muldoon trophy, em
blematic of the world heavyweight
“No man who wins the title on a foul
will have his name engraved on the
trouhy," said the "solid man.”
“I am thoroughly disgusted. I've'
spent two years in trying to get a solu- ;
tion to the heavyweight puzzle and now i
a thing like this has to occur.”
James A. Farley, chairman of the
New York Commission, declined to dis
cuss the muddlpd situation until the
committee in charge of the trophy
award holds a meeting.
Offer Sehmeling SIOO,OOO and Gate
Split for Bout.
GRIFFIN. Ga., June 13 </P).— E A
Scales, chairman of the Griffin Boxing
Commission, today telegraphed Max
Sehmeling that he would pay him
SIOO,OOO and a split in the gate receipts
to fight W. L. (Young) Stribling here j
Labor day.
Scales said he would build a stadium
to seat 75.000 persons and put $50,000
on deposit as a guarantee of good faith
if Sehmeling would sign a contract to
meet Stribling subject to the approval
of the Griffin Boxing Commission and
the New York Boxing Commission.
Griffin is located midway between
Atlanta and Macon, the home of Strib
Srhmeling Telephones ller News of
Victory Over Sharkey.
BERLIN. June 13 <A>).— Max Sehmel
ing. world heavyweight champion, talk
ed with his mother for 10 minutes over
the transaltantic telephone thLs fore
noon. giving her personally the news
of his victory over Jack Sharkey on a
foul last night.
Frau Sehmeling had waited many
hours for her phone to ring. Bad at
mospheric conditions had prevented the
call. This time the reception was sat
“Max said he felt all right.” Frau
Sehmeling told the Associated Press.
“But whether he only told me that to
make me feel happier I do not know.
One cannot tell. But anyway I heard
the boy laugh, so I hope all is well and
I feel reassured.”
Max told his mother that he was
coming home just as soon as his busi
ness in the United States could be
cleared up.
“Meanwhile." Frau Sehmeling added,
“there’s going to be no junketing at
home here over the result —not until
Max comes back.”
Then she settled down for a long
postponed nap.
A Great Audience
It takes nearly two car
loads of paper (45 tons) a
day to print "The Star for
over 100.000 families in
Washington and suburbs.
. Merchants use this op
portunity to reach .this
great audience to tell of
all that is newest and best
in the stores.
Yesterday's Advertising
(Local Display)
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4th Newspaper 4,796
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Total other four
Newspapers .... 37,258
The stores are full of
seasonable merchandise at
very reasonable prices.
Blaze Continues
On Water at Spot
Where Pinthis Sank
By the Associated Press.
BOSTON. June 13 —The Coast ]
Guard cutter No 190, returning (
last night from the scene of the
Fairfax-PinthLs disaster, reported
that an area of approximately 25
square yards presumably directly
above the sunken hulk of the oil
tanker, was still flaming last
night as it has been since the
King Carol Proclaims Helen
Queen in Royal
By the Associated Pi ess.
BUCHAREST. June 13.—A new Ru
manian cabinet has been formed, with
M. Maniu as premier. The new- cabi
net. contains several previous minis
ters, inlcudlng George G. Mironescu.
for foreign affairs, and the following:
M. Vajdovojvod, vice premier; M.
Junian. justice: M. Popovick. home af
fairs: M. Virgil Madgearn. finance; M.
Manoilescu. commerce: M. lon Miha
laehe, agriculture, and Gen. Condescu,
M. Maniu, who was premier when
Carol made hLs dramatic return from
exile last week, resigned on Carol's re
turn and a new ministry was formed
which lasted only over the period re
quired for Parliament to proclaim Carol
Since then Carol has been trying to
set up an all party government, but was
unsuccessful, and has now gone back
to Maniu for the formation of a Peas
ant party government.
Gen. Prezan last night failed to form
a government and returned the mandate
to King Carol. Gen. Prezan. in accept
ing the mission, had told the press his
hopes were extremely small.
Princess Helen of Greece, divorced
wife of King Carol II and mother of
Prince Michael, today became Queen
Helen of Rumania.
The transition was accomplished with
(Continued on Page 2, Column 7.) ~ 1
FaRIS, June 13 <JP\. —The sixth group
of American Gold Star Mothers, com
posed largely of women from Michigan
and California, arrived in Paris today
from Cherbourg. All were well and
anxious to begin their pilgrimage to the
graves of their beloved ones. There
were 226 women whose sons lie in
five of the six American cemeteries,
none being at Bony.
The mothers had a good passage from
the United States, but their landing
was delayed by fog.
They will start for the battle front
on Mondav. while the group of mothers
now there will arrive in Paris Sunday,
concluding their pilgrimage. Three
women of this latter group who are
still on the sick list continued to im
prove today.
By the Associated Press
When the Government's fiscal year
terminates, on June 30. the immigra
tion service will have set a new high
record for the deportation of aliens.
Commissioner Hull estimated today
the total number deported would reach
17,000 and average about 60 for every
business dav during the year. The Gov
ernment will have spent about. $1,000,-
000 on the task.
Arkansas Candidate Charges Opponent With Hiring
L. A. Week’s, Suspected Gangster.
By the Associated Press.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 13.—The
arrest of L. A. Weeks of Chicago on a
charge of vagrancy blossomed today
into charges by a Little Rock political
candidate that Weeks had been hired
by his opponent to ‘'shadow" him dur
ing his campaign.
Carl E. Bailev, candidate for the
Democratic nomination lor prosecuting
attorney of Pulaski Ccunty, charged
that his opponent, Tom Poe, had em
ployed Weeks.
Po( vigorously denied the char"'.
A telegraijprom John Stege, Ci' ~so
~ I
The only evening paper
' Washington with the
Associated Press news
Yesterday’s Circulation, 112,788.
(IP) Mean* Associated Press,
i *
Stimson. in Forum Address.
Says Postponement Would
Void 10 Years' Work.
Immediate ratification of the london
naval treaty was urged in a speech las'
night by Secretary of Sta'e Stimson. I
who warned that postponement of Sen
ate action until next Autumn would
breed not only -unfounded suspicion" i
but would also neutralize th« efforts j
of 10 years to promote international
Secretary Stimson. who was one of
the American delegates to the London
Conference, stoutly defended the naval
pact against "militaristic critics" dur
ing the course of his appeal which was
I made when he spoke in the National
Radio Forum, arranged by The Evening
Star and sponsored by the Columbia
Broadcasting System.
Because of a slight difference of
opinion with respect to less than 3 per
rent in tonnage of the total fleet. Seerc- .
tary Stimson declared, its opponents
would throw it “overboard" and go back j
to an era of unrestricted competition
with Japan and Great Britain.
“Never was the narrowness and in- ■
tolerance of militarism exhibited in a i
more striking light," he said of certain ,
naval critics.
The London naval treaty represents a
definite constructive step on the long ;
road toward international good under- j
standing and peace.” Mr. Stimson said ,
in his concluding argument for early ;
ratification. “Its ratification will en- ;
sure that step. Its defeat would undo
the progress ot many years."
His address is full follows:
The full text of Mr. Stimson''s speech
For over a year the work of the
State Department of the United States
has been very largely directed toward
carrying out the movement initiated by
President Hoover looking toward a
treaty of general naval limitation. This
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$150,000,000 TOWN
Steel Mill and Workers’ City to Be
Founded in Siberia Under
American Supervision.
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK. June 13.—A steel mill
and workers' town easting $130,000 000
will be erected in Kuznets Basin.
! Siberia, under the technical supervision
; of the Frejn Engineering Co. of Chi
■ cago. it wns announced yesterday by
: the Amtorg Trading Corporation. Arnor
! ican business representative of the
I Soviet government.
Preliminary construction already has
started and the plant, with an annual
I output of 1.000.000 metric tons is to
be in full operation by the Fall of 1932
It will have four blast furnaces and 12
open hearth furnaces.
The plant is near the great iron ore
and coal deposits of the Kuznets Basin
and is the first modern iron and steel
industry established in Siberia.
Oppose Modernism.
GRAND RAPIDS. Mich.. June 13 UP),
j —Plans for a new organization of Bap-
I tists to combat modernistic theology
j were laid at a meeting of the Baptist
I Bible Union of North America which
j closed its annual convention here yes-
I terday.
chief of detectives, requested that fin
gerprints of Weeks, “alias Kelley." be
forwarded immediately on the theory
Weeks might be Edward King, wanted
in Chicago.
Other reports said Weeks was known
to authorities in Cedar Rapids. Iowa;
Topeka, Kans.. and various Indiana
; and Texas cities.
In a signed statement procured by
I E. I. McKinley, deputy prosecuting at
] torney of Little Rock. Weeks admitted
! having been employed to watch Bailey s
i headquarters and make daily reports as
an operative of a detective agency. Po
lice said two reports were found in his
possession, p
Secretary of State Writes
Borah That Pact Should Be
Considered on Language of
Document Itself.
Committee Called Monday and
Final Report on Naval Arms
Agreement Is Expetced to R#
Taken by Foreign Relations
By 'h* Pr* 1 >
Replying to the Senate foreign
relations committee assertion of
Its right to the London naval
papers, Secretary Stimson wro’a
today to the eommittee it should
base its treaty action on the
language of the treaty itself.
The Secretary of state acknowl
edged the commi’tee's resolution
in a brief letter to Chairman
Borah. He made no mention of
forwarding the exchange of notrg
among the powers leading up t<j
the London par!e\. The commit
tee resolution did not demand tht
Accepting the incident ?< closed,
Senator Borah called another
meeting of the eommittee for
Monday, when he hopes to get ac
tion on the treaty.
There were indications that (•'’rr*
commute'men would seek to deft
action because of the refusal of Pre.J
dent Hoover and Secretary Stirmon
turn over the note but it was appairs
that a majority wouid vote for imme
dia»e action on the treatv
Sumson’s letter, dated yesterday
as follows:
Dear Snator Borah:
‘1 have received your favor of todaf
transmitting a copy < i a resolution or
the committee on foreign rrla’lons m
respect to letters and documents in th«
recent negotiation of the treaty.
■ I did not. in my letter :o you of
.Tune 6. attempt to define the duties of
the Senate or the scope of its powers
in passing upon treaties. My statement
in tint letter that‘the question whether
tnis treaty is or Is not in the interests
ol the United Sacs and should or should
not hr ratified by the Srna*e must in
Urn la-u event be determined from th«
language of the document itself and
not from extraneous matter’ was in
tend'd to rah attention to the fact that
the obligations and rights arising from
the treaty, as in the rase of any other
contract. must be measured by Uae
language of the document itself.”
Confers With Moses.
President Hoover called in Senator
Moses, Republican. New Hampshire, to
day for an hour's conference. Senator
Moses has lined up with the opposition
I to the treaty ar.d was one of the 10 mem
! bers of the foreign relations committee
| who voted for the resolution yesterday
asserting a claim to the London notes.
The New Hampshire Senator declined
; to eomment upon his White House visit
j as he left the President.
! However, despite the prospect of an
i attempt to stop action on the treaty be
i cause of the President's refusal to turn
j over the London documents to the com
\ mittee. it was believed today both at
the White House and at the Capitol
I that the pact would be reported to the
; Senate before adjournment of the reg
-1 ular session, probably some time next
Johnson's Comment.
| Senator Johnson. Republican, Cali
, fornia, who asked for the exchange of
I notes prior to the London parley, of
fered the following comment on Secre
tary Stimson's letter:
‘‘Obviously the learned Secretary of
State was unfortunate In his expres
sions. In his prior communication ho
said the question whether the treaty
is or is net in the interests of the*
United States and should or should
j not be ratified by the Senate must in
I the last event be determined from tho
! language of the document itself and
j not from extraneous matter.
"By every rule of construction, this
language would seem to imply that In
the matter of the ratification of a treaty
by the Senate the Senate in the last
event is limited to the document itseif
and no extraneous matter coufci be con
sidered. Now the distinguished Secre
tary of State says he was merely calling
attention to the fact that obligation*
and rights arising from the treaty must
be measured by the language itself.
"While the explanation may not be as
elear and as bright as the noonday sun
I'm delighted that the declaration of
policy enunciated by the foreign rela
tions committee is neither controverted
nor denied. We may accept as settled
now the rights of the Senate in the con
sideration of treaties as defined in th*
resolution of the eommittee on foreign
j Threat of Clubs and Tear Ga«
Bombs Restore Order in Sec
ond Attempt to Riot.
By the Associated Press.
MANSFIELD. Ohio, June 13.—Tha
threat of swinging clubs and tear gas
bombs had restored order at the Mans
field Reformatory today after a sec
ond outbreak within less than two
weeks, during which guards beat the
ringleaders of 1,500 howling, milling
inmates into submission.
The latest disturbance occurred dur
ing the “big supper” hour late yester
day. when 1,700 prisoners in the dining
room became noisy, tipped over tables
and hurled their stools around. Two
hundred of the inmates filed outside,
apparently with the intention of avoid
ing injury rather than attempting

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