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Fair tonight: minimum temperature WyM B in Washington with the about 46 degrees: tomorrow increasing m B B^B ^^B . . . , n cloudiness: not much change in tem- fl I < > B B B Associated x ress news perature. Temperatures—Highest, 74, at ■ B B ■ noon today; lowest, 44. at 6 a.m. today. J fl B B service. Full report on page 9. B^^f JB ■ Closing N. Y. Markets, Paget 14 sad 15 V—^ ^ Yesterday’s Circulation, 125,899 No. 32,140. ponTVmce. "washingfon. Te___WASHINGTON, D, C., FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1932—FIFTY-FOUR PAGES._*#_w M,,n, A.mi.t.d pr„,. TWO CENTS. FORTESCUE JURORS SEEM DEADLOCKED UPON RACIAL LINES Seven Anglo-Saxons Leave Room to Deliberate Among Themselves. MAJORITY BELIEVED TO FAVOR ACQUITTAL Prosecution Turns Down Offer of Defense to Accept Split Verdict. ■ By the Associated Press. HONOLULU. April 29.—Apparently deadlocked while defense and prosecu tion engaged in a side maneuver, the 12 jnen striving for a verdict in the case ief four persons accused of the lynching cf Joseph Kahahawai carried on today after having given watchers a few tan talizing glimpses of their jury room drama. The first brief tableau came late yes terday after the case had been in the Jurors’ hands nearly 24 hours. The seven jurors of Anglo-Saxon blood left the deliberation room to stand on a balcony while light rain was falling. The other five, three Chinese, a Portu guese and an Hawaiian, remained ir.side. For a few moments the seven con versed, but they could not be overheard by the watchers. Except for the racial aspect of the act. observers found nothing significant in it. Jurors Appear Listless. Thereafter the jurors could he seen from a distance going to and fro in the room and moving to and from the bal cony, but they exhibited no signs of heated debate and generally leaned list lessly against the balcony rail. Late In the day Montgomery Winn of defense counsel expressed the belief the jurors were standing either 11 to 1 or 10 to 2 for the defense, and suggested to Public Prosecutor John C. Kelley that he agree to a verdict on that basis. Kelley flatly rejected it. Subsequently, it was understood Winn's statement regarding the bal loting was not based on definite infor mation, but on his belief a majority of the jurors favored the defendants. Kelley said he had learned the re sult of the first ballot, but he declined to share hi« Information with news paper pien. The jury is balloting separately on each defendant. Lieut. Thomas H. Mas sie, U. S. N.; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Granville Fortescue; Albert O. JaMA and E. J. Lord, Navy enlisted Shot Admitted by Mamie. Massie admitted firing the fatal shot after Kahahawal assertedly confessed participating in the attack last Septem ber 12 on the naval officer's wife, Mrs. Thalia Massie. The defense pleaded insanity in behalf of Massie and touched on the unwritten law. Her Courage not a whit diminished as the hours of suspense dragged by, Mrs. Fortescue was still cheerful. At a hotel where she and the other defend ants were waiting with her sister, Mrs. Helen Ripley, and her brother, Robert Bell, for a possible verdict, the accused society matron talked by telephone with this correspondent. Mrs. Fortescue expressed regret when asked for an interview, saying Clarence Darrow, chief of defense counsel, had forbidden it. In a steady voice she asked about reports from the jury room and was told of rumors that the jurors were standing 11 to 1 for acquittal. “It seems that I heard that some time ago,” she said, laughing cheerfully. Defendants Take Ride. Whether far from or near to an agreement, the faces of the jurors thus far have given no sign. Their faces seemed to carry expressions of boredcm as they filed down the winding stairs from the second floor of the judiciary building, where the jury room is lo cated. Awaiting the outcome of their long trial, the four accused have been com ing to town daily by automobile from Pearl Harbor, 60 miles distant. Yesterday the defendants went auto mobile riding. For the last two nights they have remained in the hotel until the jury was locked up and then re turned to the naval base. At 10 o’clock last night, when they retired, the jurors had been out 29 hours and 40 minutes. They have asked no advice from Circuit Judge Charles S. Davis. Deliberations were to resume at 9 a.m. <2:30 p.m. E. S. T.). SEVIER DECISION HAII.ED. Shalnwald Calls Permission for Second Autopsy “Victory.” LARCHMONT, N. Y.. April 29 UP).— Ralph L. Shalnwald last night hailed as a “victory" the decision of the Ter ritorial Supreme Court of Honolulu per mitting a second autopsy on the body of his sister, Mrs. Granville Sevier, Irvington, N. Y., heiress, who died in Honolulu August 27, 1928. Shainwald contended his sister had been poisoned, but an autopsy immedi ately after the death failed to reveal definite evidence. When he asked a second autopsy. Col. Sevier, her hus band opposed it. Shainwald said he realized a second inquest now would be "difficult.” but said he desired that it be held. It was made possible by a decision denying an injunction which would have re trained the sheriff from proceeding. 648,556 JOBLESS HIRED 13,453 More Employed in United Action Campaign. NEW YORK, April 29 (A*).—The na tional total of jobs found in the united action group's war against depression campaign was given by officials today as 648.556 Twenty-seven States were credited with adding 13,453 persons to the list. New York is first for the entire cam paign with 59.781, Illinois second with 47,034, Pennsylvania third with 45,670 and Minnesota fourth with 45,026. B0YLAN IS RECOVERING House Member Responds to Treat ment, Avoiding Operation. The condition of Representative John 3 Boylan, Democrat, of New York, ill at Garfield Hospital here, was reported at his office today as improving. His sec retary said physicians held an operation was unnecessary in view of his response to treatment. Former Gov. Stuart Of Virginia Is Held “A Needy Farmer” I. C. C. Examiner Submits Definition in Rail Rate Protest. By the Associated Press. Former Gov. Henry C. Stuart ol Virginia today was held by William B Wilbur, an Interstate Commerce Com mission examiner, to have been in 193C a “needy farmer" within the meaning of the law. Stuart, a live stock raiser and farmei of Russell County. Va.. complained that the Norfolk <fe Western Railway anc other carriers had discriminated against him in refusing to allow him reduced rates on hay. feed and live stock during the severe drought In Virginia during 1930. The former Governor received 8 certificate from the county agent foi shipment of a portion of the feed needed for his stock, but claimed the railroad company refused to honor the certificate and required him to pay full rates instead of the reduced rates allowed needy farmers. The examiner recommended that the commission order the railroad companj to refund the difference between the full rates and the drought rates. BOLE IN BANK CASE Defends Accused Official. Tells of Efforts to Avoid Closing. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. April 29— In a ses sion marked by frequent and heated argument by counsel, Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt testified today as a defense witness in the trial of Joseph A. Broderick, State superintendent of banks. At one point, when the Governor asked permission to ask a question of Judge George L. Donnellan, presiding at the trial, Max D. Steuer, special prosecutor, replied: “No, no, no. It is absolutely im proper to deliver a lecture in the form of a question to try to fritter away the people's case.” Judge Donnellan ofTered to excuse the jury while the Governor asked the question, if Steuer wished that. The prosecutor refused, and said if Judge Donnellan wished to exclude the Jury that would be a different matter. The flurry ended by Martin Conboy, defense counsel, resuming his questioning. ^^^Rcfuses Cross-Examination. "’’WlW^refUsed to cross-examine the Governor at the conclusion of his direct testimony, and Gov. Roosevelt was excused Steuer's constant objections to ques tions put to the Governor by Conboy succeeded in limiting the Governor's testimony virtually to the statement that he knew of and participated in efforts to merge the Bank of United States with stronger Institutions, coupled with an indorsement of Brod erick's reputation as “none higher in the State of New York.” Brederlck is on trial for alleged neg lect of duty in failing to close the Bank of United States before he did. At one point, the Governor, speaking emphatically and raising his voice to shut out Steuer’s protests, declared that the banks of the State were under the joint jurisdiction of "myself and the superintendent of banks.” During one of the many arguments Steuer and Conboy accused each other of trying to put the Governor on trial, rather than Broderick. Conferences Bared. What was considered by the defense as the most important part of the Gov ernor’s testimony was his statement that a possible merger of the Bank of United States was discussed at a con ference of bankers in his home, 49 East Sixty-fifth street, early in Octo ber, 1930, and that to his knowledge the attempts to bring about a merger continued from that time until the night of December 10, 1930. That was the night before the bank was closed by Broderick’;, order. The Governor arrived at the court house under motor cycle escort and was greeted with cheers by the crowds in the corridors. The prosecution has not finished its case against Broderick, but Gov. Roose velt was permitted to testify at this point so that he might clear up this task before leaving for Warm Springs, Ga. Gov. Roosevelt said in reply to a question by Conboy that from the Autumn of 1929 Broderick was con ferring with bankers in an attempt to brmg about a merger. "The Governor hasn’t said that he was present at any of these confer ences or knows about them of his own knowledge,” St uer protested. "I re spectfully submit, your honor, that no other person would be permitted to testify in that way.” Judge Donnellan upheld the objection, and Steuer added: ’ We’re not trying the Governor at this time.” “I’m not so sure of that, maybe we are,” said Conboy. ‘ That's exactly what counsel is try ing to bring about," said Steuer. "Not this counsel, but maybe others,” Conboy retorted. Uses Forceful Tone. Gov. Roosevelt turned to the judge, and, using the same forceful tone he had used earlier when he declared the banks of the State were under the joint juris diction of "myself and the superintend ent of banks,” attempted to say that the Governor of the State had a duty to perform in his official capacity in connection with the banking depart ment, and, therefore, should be permit ted to testify. “Stop,” Steuer shouted repeating the word several times. It was at this point that Gov. Roose velt asked permission to ask a question of the judge. On Steuer’s objection, the Governor was not permitted to testify about the details of conferences at which the merger of the Bank of the United States was discussed. There were two separate merger plans, Gov. Roosevelt testified. The first was to merge the Bank of the United States with the Bank of Man hattan. and the second was to merge it with a group including the Public National Bank and the Manufacturers' Trust Co , and. later in these negotia tions, the International Trust Co. Kreuger Extension Granted. STOCKHOLM, Sweden. April 29 OP). —Extension until the end of May of the moratorium granted the Kreuger and Toll companies was approved by the government today. A SHANGHAI BOMBING SERIOUSLY INJURES JAPANESE LEADERS Two Generals, Admiral and Two Diplomats Are Among Grenade Victims. KOREAN BEATEN BY MOB, CONFESSION OBTAINED | Explosive Bursts in Reviewing Stand During Parade Honoring Emperor Hirohito. I ---- By the Associated Press. SHANGHAI, China, April 29.—Five i high ranking Japanese Army, Navj and diplomatic officials were criticallj wounded today when a bomb burst among them as they sat In a reviewing stand watching a military parade in honor of the birthday anniversary ot Emperor Hirohito. All of them were in serious condi tion tonight, but the doctors thought thej’ had a chance to recover. Japanese troops appeared in the streets of the Hongkew district imme diately, resuming the military patrol which was withdrawn after the fight ing in this area stopped two months ago. No one knew what the effect of this incident would be on the long drawn-out peace parleys between the Chinese and Japanese, but It appeared certain that these negotiations would suffer. Suspect Beaten Severely. A mob of spectators swirled about the man some one spotted as the bomb thrower and beat him severely before the police broke through and dragged him away. Later the military authorities said they had wrung a confession from a Korean that he was the man who threw the bomb. Six other men, said to be Chinese, also were under investigation. The most seriously injured Japanese official was Mamoru Shigemltsu. the Japanese Minister to China, who may lose one of his legs. A minor operation was performed immediately after he reached the hospital, but he was ex pected to recover. Consul General Badly Hurt. Kuramatsu Mural, the Japanese con sul general, also was badly hurt, his left leg shattered by a fragment of the bomb. Another piece struck Gen. Yoehinori Shirakawa, the Japanese commander In chief, knocking out all his teeth. Gen. Kenkichi Uyeda, who was In com mand at the beginning of the Shang hai battle, lost three toes and received serious body wounds. Admiral Kichisa buro Nomura, the naval commander in chief, loet an eye. Scores of foreign military officers, in cluding a number of Americans, had left the reviewing stand a few minutes before the bomb was thrown. The bomb was a powerful hand grenade, the military officials said Immediately after It landed In the stand, blowing the wooden structure to bits and creating wild confusion in the crowd, the military authorities threw a strict military patrol around Hongkew Park for a radius of two miles. Hun dreds of persons, Japanese and foreign ers alike, were searched. Military officials expressed the opinion that the incident probably would result In a drastic tightening of Sino-Jap anese relations here, although they declined to predict what steps would be taken. Among the suspects arrested by the Japanese after the bombing was W. S. Hibbard, an American employe of the government of the International Set tlement. They took him to military headquar ters. where his legs and hands were bound with ropes, he said, and ha was subjected to a severe questioning for three hours. The Japanese sus pected him because he was standing nearby when the bomb was thrown, he said. Hibbard Released Later. Shortly after Hibbard was arrested United States Consul General Edwin S. Cunningham sought to communicate with him, but the Japanese refused the consul general's request. Later Hibbard was released and the Japanese officials notified Mr. Cun ningham The military authorities tonight with drew some of the patrols they threw about the area following the explosion, I but the soldiers remained in complete I authority. When the fighting ended j here the municipal police resumed their ' duties in the Hongkew area, but they were taking no part in the investiga tion today The Japanese had re-es tablished their own guards at their I consulate and along the nearby streets. ! A correspondent for Reuter s News 1 Agency of London was standing directly I behind the group of Japanese officials when the bomb exploded. A photogra pher was between him and the review ing group. "Mr. Shlgemitsu was blown off the (Continued on Page 2, Column 1.) --• - ALLOWS 10 PER CENT CUT IN SHOE WORKERS’ PAY Bay State Board Hands Down De cision After Brockton Appeal. ' By the Associated Press. BOSTON. April 29 —The State Board 1 of Conciliation and Arbitration today handed down a decision calling for a reduction of 10 pier cent in the wages paid Brockton shoe workers. Manufacturers in Brockton several weeks ago notified the employes of an impending 15 pier cent. The employes and manufacturers then agreed to sub mit the matter to the board. In its decision the board said it felt that some wage reduction was neces sary, but not the full amount asked. “As to the day prices," the decision said, "the board has made a 10 per cent reduction with a proviso, however, that no weekly rate shall be reduced below $14.40 (bayed on a 48-hour week) and with the further proviso that there shall be no reduction in the weekly rates of $14 40 or under." Tanker Missing at Sea. HALIFAX. Nova Scotia, April 29 (A”). —All ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence were instructed by wireless today to watch for the British tanker Britam lube, which sailed out of the River Tyne on April 7 and has not since been seen. The tanker was bound for Mont real. Radio Programs on Page C-9 IDOHTKn'owI WHETHER.* IT’SMCl The Motor or# THE MIRE | , J I ■PUSH SECRET QUEST Burrage Talks With Lind bergh, but Developments Are Scarce. By the Associated Press. HOPEWELL, N. J„ April 29 —Emis saries continued to labor in secret to day to get the kidnaped son of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh back, but con crete developments were scarce. Two Norfolk intermediaries were ab sent on unexplained missions last night, while a third, Rear Admiral Guy H. Burrage, said at Norfolk: “I had a long-distance telephone talk with Col. Lindbergh at Hopewell to night.” He and his two colleagues, John H. Curtis, boat builder, and Dean H. Dob son-Peacock, have said they have cleared aiw*y,'*r«aB»ber of obstacles be tween them and their objective. Message to Fleischer. In New York a radio station broad cast a message, apparently intended for Harry Fleischer, Detroit “Purple” gang ster, sought in connection with the kid naping. It said: “Harry Fleischer—Dear Harry: Con nect with me immediately through my attorney, Henry A. Uterhart, 36 West Forty-fourth street. Do it through a third party. No danger of a tip-off. I, am the party who was the main mug of the Ohio joint where you and Big Mike j grlfted. Remember the supper you and the Turk gave me?” Uterhart said he was acting as "liaison officer in the matter at the request of a friend, a lawyer.” He said he had not been approached di rectly by Col. Lindbergh, but that the lawyer who asked him to act did so with the consent "of all interested parties.” Hunt Covers 29 Countries. The official search for the kidnapers has extended to 29 countries in Europe and South America, it was disclosed. Preceding this revelation by Col. H. Norman Schwarzkopf of the New Jersey State Police came an announce ment that Salvatore Spitale and Irving Bitz, underworld intermediaries in the case, had withdrawn from the quest because of the payment of $50,000 in ransom by Col. Lindbergh. GENEVA CLUE DISPROVED. Notes Now Declared Not Part of Ransom Money. GENEVA, April 29 OP).—Several bankers here reported to the federal authorities at Berne yesterday that they had discovered a number of United States bank notes bearing the numbers ! of some of those paid in ransom for the kidnaped Lindbergh baby, but it was established today that they were mistaken. All banks had been asked to watch for notes within certain series of serial numbers, but these series included a great many notes which were not in the ransom payment. The notes which were found here were within the series, but when police examined the list in detail, they assured themselves none cf the notes was part of the ransom money. Costa Rican Official Quits. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, April 29 (/Pi —Secretary of War Quiros, son-in-law of President Cleto Gonzales Vlquez, re signed yesterday and Ruben Castro, secretary to the President, was ap pointed to succeed him. Newspaper Report Used to Determine Dry Case Evidence * By the Associated Press. ATLANTA, April 29 —Municipal Judge Jesse M Wood has high regard for the accuracy of Atlanta newspapers and relied on their dispatches today for determining the sentence of a defendant. The man, charged with violat ing prohibition laws by possessing 100 gallons oi liquor, was placed on trial, but for some reason prosecuting officers failed to ap pear as witnesses. “Were the newspaper accounts of your case substantially cor rest?" the judge asked the prisoner. “They were,” the latter ad mitted. "Twelve months on the chain gang,” said the jurist. KILLED IN BAILIE Americans Lead Defense of Guardia Positions in Nicaragua. Florencio Silva, chief leader of San dino, notorious Nicaraguan bandit, was killed, many bandits were wounded and a small quantity of ammunition and supplies captured during a three-hour engagement between Nicaraguan Na tional Guard forces and irregulars on Tuesday, five miles from the Honduran border, the Navy Department was ad vised today. Lieut. Col. Alvin B. Matthews, United States Marine Corps, commanding the Nicaraguan National Guard detach ment, in transmitting the news to the department, said that the camp at which the contact occurred was thought to have been Sandino's, and it is be lieved that Sandino himself was present during the fight. The National Guard patrol was un der the command of Lieut. John Hamas, who is a sergeant in the Ma rines. Two other sergeants, holding the rank of lieutenant in the constabu lary, John Allred Bums and Roy E. Vogel, participated in the encounter, which started about 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Col. Matthews' dispatch asserted that the camp consisted of about 35 shacks of various sizes, and some 250 bandits formed a firing line 600 yards long, while the constabulary occupied a well prepared bandit-defense position of rocks and logs about 200 yards from the bandits. The bandits attempted to attack from a flank, but were driven out and scat tered in all directions, generally retiring westward across the border into Hon duras. The dispatch added the bandits employed at least eight, automatic weap ons. rifles, pistols, rifle and hand gren ades and bombs. The Guardia casual ties comprised only one slightly wounded. -- » BOY DRAGGED OVER MILE Motorist Speeds On After Body Drops From Beneath Auto. NEW ORLEANS, La., April 29 (JP) — An automobile struck and killed An thony Christiana, 4, yesterday, dragged him for a mile and a half and raced on as the boy’s body fell from beneath the car. Later Paul L. Huddleston, 21, of Huntington, W. Va„ was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Police said he was the driver of the car. BOY HELPS DOGS PULL SLED WITH SICK MOTHER 160 MILES Feat of 12-Year-Old Eskimo in Dead of Winter Highly Praised in Royal Mounted Report. By the Associated Press. OTTAWA, April 29—A 12-year-old Eskimo boy took a high place today in the long roster of heroes of the Par North. Harnessed to a sled with two ailing dogs, he saved his sick mother’s life by pulling her over 160 miles of ice and snow to safety at Wager Inlet post. The feat, performed In the midst of Winter, the wildest time of the year, is described by Constable J. W. Mc Cormack of the Cherfleld Inlet poet In the annual report of the royal Cana dian mounted police. Eladenac, father of the unnamed boy. died In 1930. His widow. Kudluk. stuck'to her oath ^ot to remarry and her son took up the task of hunting food. But his luck was bad. meat was scarce and his mother became seri ously ill. Then the dogs began to die of dis temper. until only two were left. So, when he saw his mother was getting no better, he put her and his 3-year old brother on the sled and started the terrible journey, from Igloo to the post. “For a kid of his age to be able to find his way to the post through a maze of mountains and lakes is a great compliment to the young natives’ ability as travelers when it comes to a hard pinch," said the constable's report. Kudluk got well, but she is still unmarried. She has rejoined her tribe and accepted the only alternative. She has become the camp drudge. WARH 0ASSAILS PLAN TO PAY BONUS Combats Patman Proposal. Prof. Fisher Advises Against Measure. By the Associated Press. An economist and a soldier Joined today in opposing cash redemption of the soldiers’ bonus now. Before the House Ways and Means Committee Prof. Irving Fisher. Yale University economist, and Richard W. O’Neill of New York, a former State chairman of the Disabled American Veterans, assailed the Patman full pay ment plan. Fischer said it would be a blow to business confidence. He joined in the views previously expressed by Secre tary of the Treasury Mills and Eugene Meyer, governor of the Federal Re serve Board, that K was unsound eco nomically to inflate the currency by $2.000,COO,000 to pay the bonus. O'Neill, a holder of the Congressional Medal of Honor, said needy veterans should be helped, but that “the real veteran wants a job with a living wage.” The first witness today was O'Neill, who resigned recently as New York State chairman of the- Disabled Amer ican Veterans when that group went on record ior cash payment. He told the committee that in opposing the Patman bill "I am earnestly and sincerely try ing to represent the Interests of the veterans.” Ao Living Heroes. "I disagree with those who say cash payment would ruin the country financially," O’Neill said. “I disagree also with those who say it will cure all our troubles.” O'Neill won the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in France when he was 20 years old, but he opened his argument with the statement: •'There are no living heroes.” He paid tribute to Representative Patman. Democrat, Texas, and Rankin, Democrat, Mississippi, leading bonus advocates, for their sincerity in for warding veterans legislation. “This committee could give serious consideration to the relief of veterans in dire need," O’Neill said. "Of the total holding certificates today, two thirds don't really need the cash pay ment. “If the bonus Is paid now. the vet eran will be living practically in a fool’s paradise for a couple of months; then he will realize he has spent his fam ily's only safeguard.” O'Neill assailed veteran leaders for using the cash bonus as "a political foot ball." "They were known in the service as gold-brickers,” he said. “Some veteran leaders have succeeded so well in selling this cash-bonus idea that the real needy veteran thinks it is only a matter of weeks until he gets his money. Some legislation should be enacted, if possible, for the needy veteran.” O’Neill charged the Workers’ Ex service Men's League, one of the groups urging cash payment, was a communis tic organization, “taking advantage of this situation to spread their doctrine,” Fisher Opposes Bill. Prof. Fisher next took the stand. “I am opposed to the Patman bill, and I agree substantially with all that Secretary Mills and Gov. Meyer have said.” Fisher said. ”1 see two chief ob jections to the Patman bill. “First, that it would pay what is not due, and. secondly, that it might further impair confidence, and by im pairing confidence be deflationary, not inflationary. We are now suffering from deflation. “What we need is reflation, that is Inflation justified because counteract ing recent great and rapid deflation, and this can best be secured by what Secretary Mills advocates and calls ‘controlled credit expansion’—that is. an increase not of pocket currency, but bank deposits subject to check. "What we need is to bring deposits back by restoring confidence in banks and confidence of banks. This can be done by controlled credit expansion such as Federal Reserve Banks are now bringing about.” -——————— PAYLESS MONTHS END Chicopee, Mass., Employes Receive $53,000 in Checks. CHICOPEE, Mass., April 29 UP).— Today was pay day for municipal em ployes who have been payless since January 13. City Treasurer Louis M. Dufault dispensed checks totaling $53, 000, the result of the city's success in negotiating a tax anticipation loan of $1,400,000 this week. Because of the amount of bookkeeping involved it was deemed best not to attempt to make up the total amount of salary arrearage in a single payment. Payments were made today to 280 school teachers and nearly 400 other employee, HOUSE VOTES TO GIVE #7,000,000 FUND FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING McDuffie and Pay Cut Advocates to Seek Record Vote on Economy Bill’s Passage. SESSION IS PLANNED TONIGHT TO WIND UP COMMITTEE WORK Insurgents Seize Control of Economy Measure—Savings Estimated Not More Than $35,000,000. By an overwhelming vote, the House, in committee of the whole, today knocked out of the omnibus economy bill the entire section proposing to abolish vocational education aid by the Federal Gov ernment co-operating with the States. The vote placed insurgents in control of the House again, re calling the tempestous days of a few weeks ago, when they tore asunder plans of administration and Democratic leaders on the billion-dollar tax bill. The section which they voted out of the economy bill would have gradually reduced the Federal contributions to vocational education, amounting to more than $7,000,000 a year, to end it entirely after 10 years. Will Force Record Vote. Down but not out. House leaders, meanwhile, said that a record vote will be forced on the pay cut and various other provisions in the bill when the committee of the whole completes consideration of the measure and it is taken up by the House proper. This was emphasized today by Chairman McDuffie of the Spe cial Economy Committee, which brought forth this bill designed to cut Government expenditures by $200,000,000. Already the bill has been altered so that the saving probably may not exceed $35,000,000. Action already taken on the pay cut proposition, Saturday hail holidays, prohibition of automatic increases and all other items ap proved in the Committee of the Whole, is subject to approval in the House itself. When the bill is reported back to the House, a special roll call vote can be and probably will be demanded on many pro visions of the bill. Session Planned Tonight. The House continued consideration of the bill today and the in tention of its leaders is to have a night session. Speaker Gamer at his conference with newspaper men today said he did not see any prospect of the bill's being completed today and that the previous program of business will be delayed. That called for bringing up to morrow the special rule on the Muscle Shoals bill, but the present intention is to continue with economy legislation until action on the McDuffie bill is completed. As Monday is consent day and cannot be displaced, if the economy bill is not completed before adjournment tomorrow night, it will continue as unfinished business until Tuesday. Despite yesterday's rebuffs. Chairman McDuffie told newspaper men today the omnibus retrenchment bill “is not done for by a long shot.” When “a lot of members of the House begin to realize that it takes 80 bales of cotton or 5,000 bushels of wheat to pay the salary of one $2,500 Government employe they are going to look at this wage-cut business in a different light,” he said. Expects to See Many Flipflops. "I am going to give them one more chance to vote for the 11 per cent cut, exempting $1,000, before the bill is passed by the House. “It will be a record vote and I expect to see plenty of flipflops. “The Government employes are going to have to take a bigger cut later if they succeed in finally knocking out the 11 per cent plan.” McDuffie made the remarks before the House convened for its third day and night of wrangling over the $200,000,000 bill, from which $64,000,000 has been stricken by a coalition that has fought it every step of the way. -f ■ ' ' I C.ni.M ru AAA AAA Senators Resume. Drastic Revision Of House Tax Bill By the Associated Press. In readiness to write new rates, the Senate Finance Committee today re sumed its drastic revision of the House tax bill. The first change of the day was a reduction from 2 cents a gallon to lVi cent in the rate applied by the House to near beer. The committee then boosted to 5 cents a gallon the House rate of 2 cents a gallon on carbonated water. The House rate of 2 cents a gallon on uncarbonated water was retained Senator Bingham, Republican, Con necticut, a member of the committee observed “we cut down the tax on near beer and put it on the highball.” Threatens Filibuster. Meanwhile. Senator Elmer Thomas, Democrat, Oklahoma, told newspaper men that unless Congress votes an im port tax on oil "we’ll be here until late Fall.” Asked for his opinion of the chance of restoring the 2-cent levy stricken from the tax bill yesterday by the Finance Committee, Thomas said: “Unless some steps are taken to pro tect the oil industry, I will have amend ments enough to try to keep us here until Fall. "I will start with Maine and ran through the tariff schedules by States. “I am not a high tariff man, but as long as we have the system, it should be equalized so that oil will receive the protection to which it is entitled.” Long a fighter for an oil tariff. Thomas indicated he was ready to filibuster as part of the campaign for the import tax. Expected to Be Put Back. Though a sudden upset In the Fin ance Committee resulted in every one of the proposed tariff levies being thrown out of the new revenue bill, there were other prospects today that they would be reinstated shortly. The action, which came near_the (Continued on Page 4, Column 4.) FUMES CLEAR COURT Trial of 3 Barber* Postponed for Hour When Cap Is Removed. By the Associated Press. PHILADELPHIA. April 29—Fumes from the contents of a two-quart bottle held as evidence against three barbers cleared the room of Magistrate Edward F Roberts in a police station In North Philadelphia of spectators and witnesses today. The cap of the bottle was taken off by a policeman, and the chemical was so strong the magistrate was obliged to postpone the case for an hour until the atmosphere cleared. HOOVER CABLES EMPEROR Congratulate* Ruler of Japan on Thirty-Firat Birthday. President Hoover sent the following cablegram to the Emperor of Japan to day, which Is the Emperor's thirty-first birthday: “I extend to your majesty cordial birthday greetings and beet wishes for your continued happiness and well being." A weary and hard-driven Bouse last night approved sections in the economy bill designed to save $25,000,000. It had previously voted down the Hoover plan for compulsory one-month furlough without pay and adopted an 11 per cent wage cut on all employes receiving more than $2,500. After a hectic day session, the mem bers returned last night to rally against efforts to wipe out the remains of the 11 per cent cut on motion of Chairman | Connery of the Labor Committee and ; defeated it by a vote of 183 to 84. This assured a savings of about $12,000,000 ! for the bill. The turmoil-shaken legislators then j turned to provisions restricting allow ances and extra compensation for Fed | eral employes, estimated to save about j $13,700,000, but only after the coalition i in defense of the Government employes ' had been beaten on numerous amend ! ments. The Hoover flve-day week and fur lough without pay plan, exempting $1,500 and estimated to save about $82,000,000, was offered as a substitute to the emasculated McDuffie flat 11 per cent proposal by Representative Ramseyer of Iowa, Republican member of the Economy Committee. But it was first liberalised with a $2,000 ex emption and then defeated, 179 to 156. Keep Holiday Provision. The bipartisan opponents earlier in the day on motion of Representative j McCormack, Democrat of Massachu | setts, struck out the provision eliminat ing the Saturday half holiday for Fed eral employes, estimated to save $9, 000,000, by a vote of 141 to 118. Limitation of salaries of Reconstruc tion Finance Corporation employes to a maximum of $10,000 also was ap ! proved. With $55,000,000 eliminated from the j expected savings of $67,000,000 under the McDuffie wage-cut plan and the $9,000,000 through the defeat of the Saturday half holiday provision, the coalition protecting the Interests of the Federal employes knocked $64,000,000 from the omnibus measure. Numerous efforts to increase the cuts in wages of Federal employes re ceiving more than $2,500 and members of Congress more than 11 per cent were defeated. An attempt by Representative Ooss, Republican, of Connecticut to 6lash the $10,000 salaries of members of Con (Contlnued on Page 4, Column 1.) JOHANNESBURG TO SEND DEPEW SECRETLY TO U.S. Precautions Taken to Prevent At tempt to Rescue Kidnaping Suspect. By the Associated Press. KANSAS CITY, April 29.—James R. Page, county prosecutor, said today Martin Depew, charged with the kid naping of Mrs. Nell Donnelly, would be returned secretly to Kansas City from Johannesburg. South Africa, where he is held as a deserter from the steamship City of New York. The steamship company is required by law to remove its deserter from 8outh Africa, Page said, and the company is working in co-operation with the pros ecutor. The secrecy surrounding Depew's re turn, Page said, will be to prevent any attempt at rescue by friends. Finns to Eemain Off Gold. HELSINGFORS. Finland, April 29 t^>.—The government today announced that Finland would remain off the gold standard at least until the end of the present fiscal year.