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PLAN MAY SPREAD Federal Reserve Districts Watching Conference on Proiect in New York. BY DAVID LAWRENCE. Plans for expanding credit bine made in the conierence^ at the Feae al Reserve Bank in New York with the full knowledge and approval of toe au thorities here may, i; they work out into a practicable project, spread to other Federal Reserve districts. Briefly, the Federal Reserve System has been buying Government securities for several weeks, thus making available to the banks money that they had pre viously invested when bonds were lew What shall the bank do with the excess of reserves—the proceeds of the bonds they have been selling? The Federal Reserve management thinks they shou'd use the funds to make leans to business, to industry, to agriculture. Would Open Loans. But how does one set about making a banker lend when he docs not feel like taking risks? He will not wish to make unsound loans, to be cure Tin bankers aren’t being asked to do that But there are loans which normally would be made, which would be good risks, and yet the banks now hesitate. If they could be persuaded that the Recon struction Finance Corporation would, in effect, act as a rediscount agency in case they found it necessary to get sup port. and if they would venture to maintain not as high degree of liquidity as they have felt necessary in the past, there would be a beginning of the process of lending. But it takes two parties to have a loan. There must be borrowers. And while there may be plenty of people wishing to borrow’ who do not hate the security or collateral, there are a great many who can afford to borrow but who hesitate because of the un certainty of the future. So the conference of bankers and business leaders in New York is signifi cant of a desire to find a way to stimu late borrowing on the part of those who should borrow and lending on the part of those who should lend. When cap ital is thus made available, business operations may begin to expand or at least they may cease their deflation and curtailment, which has led in the past to constantly diminishing employment and constantly reduced pay rolls Icr those employed. Meet Is Challenge. The meeting in New York is a chal lenge to American business and bank ing genius. The conferences are wholly economic and are much better con ducted in the metropolis than in the political atmosphere of Washington. Gov. Eugene Meyer, head of the Fed eral Reserve system and chairman of the board of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, is in New York. The Con gress here is watching developments and is for the moment trying to agree on emergency powers for the Recon struction Finance Corporation and the flotation of bond issues for self-liqui dating projects. Psychologically the situation has reached the point where Government ana business each knows there is a crisis on hand and that early action is necessary to prevent further disintegra t'on of morale. There prevails the greatest hope that constructive meas ures new are in the making. MASSIES ARRIVE IN KENTUCKY HOME Leave Train in Indiana and Motor to Winchester to Surprise Friends. Br the Associated Press. WINCHESTER, Ky„ May 21—Slip ping into Winchester secretly late to day, Lieut, and Mrs. Thomas Massie had dinner at the home of the naval offi cer’s mother tonight before their many friends learned of their arrival. It had been two years since Massie had seen his mother. Mrs. W. S. Massie, and his sister, Dorothy, 24. The last I part of this period he had spent de fending himself on a charge of slaying a Hawaiian accused of attacking his wife in Honolulu. Lieut, and Mrs. Massie left Chicago yesterday morning by rail, but arrived here in a small coupe they purchased in Indiana after leaving the train. WHEAT~PIT HEAD SAYS FARM BOARD FOILS OPEN TRADE I (Continued From First Page.)_ to make $100,000,000 of Reconstruction Corporation Finance funds available to sell Government cotton and wheat abroad by providing credit to foreign governments. •‘It does not require an additional $100,000,0:0 to accomplish this as con templated by the Strong bill or other bills now pending in Congress,” Carey's statement said. ”It requires old-fash ioned horse sense. If horse sense is not substituted for fantastic theories at once, it will be only a question of a short time before the gram farmers of this country will be forced to market their grain as it is done in the Argen tine—through a couple of dealers—and without competition, or as it is done in Russia, where the farmer is a real slave, without prerogatives of any kind. Hits Farm Board Attitude. “The Board of Trade contributed its every facility in an effort to carry out the express wishes of the Congress, but the constant harassment occasioned by agricultural bureaucracy and the fatuous attitude of the Federal Faim Board, have thwarted the normal oper ations of the Board of Trade to th« great detriment of the institution itself and with a corresponding appalling in jury to the basic industry of the country." The Farm Board has repeatedly said It would follow its announced policy of selling 5,000,000 bushels of wheat monthly despite the various proposals that it dispose of all its holdings or Impound them for a year or more. Change in Policy Rejected. Representatives of the private grain trade recently suggested that the board turn over its remaining supply to it for disposal. This was flatly rejected by Chairman Stone at a conference at tended by Senator Watson of Indiana, the Republican leader, and Secretary of Agriculture Hyde, among others. The board feels its policy contains the only solution of unloading the wheat stocks without a depressing ef fect upon the market. It has been steadfastly followed since last July 1. The present supply approximates 95,000,000 bushels of actual cash wheat plus between 25,000,000 and 30,000,000 bushels in futures. Every efiort upon the part of the private grain trade or members of Congress to force the board to deviate from its policy has been resisted and it. is likely that the board, will continue to follow its present policy into the next year. If Congress appropriates $100,000,000 to finance export sales, the board has offers for about . 5,000.000 from foreign government, including ' Germany, Greece and Spain. The chances are that when the new crop moves to the market July 1 the board will have only 50,000,000 bushels of cash “Wheat provided export financing is ad vanced by Congress. Surprises Not Surprising WOMAN FLYER NOTED FOR “UNEXPECTED.” AMELIA EARHART PUTNAM. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, May 21.— Creating surprises is nothing new to: Amelia Earhart Futnam. It may have been a coinci dence that she took off from Harbor Grace on the fifth anniversary of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh's solo flight to Paris; it may have been a coincidence that she landed at Cul more. Northern Ireland, five years to the day after Col. Lindbergh landed in Paris; but it was not so much a coin cidence th?t her plans became known after she was in the air. Pour years ago. on June 3, a tri motored monoplane roared over the waters at Boston, but not until it was in the air did it become known that a social settlement worker, Amelia Mary Earhart. was aboard to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic. Left Putnam Behind. Then, as now. George Palmer Put nam was left behind, though this time as the husband of the noted aviatrix where four years ago he had charg; of arrangements in America for the backer, Mrs. Frederick Guest. Coincidences do not end there. Mrs. Putnam lists her permanent ad dress at Rye, N. V. A year ago an other noted aviatrix. Ruth Nichols, also of Rye, headed for Harbor Grace. New foundland, with ambitions to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone. Injured and defeated by a crash, she left the field open. But there are new aspects of this flight—the main one of which is ex perience. Bern July 24, 1898, in Atchison. Kans., Mrs. Putnam learned to fly in California when she was 22 years old. Her instructor was a former Army tutor, John Montijo, and for three years she learned by flying from an abandoned field near Los Angeles and at Glen dale, Calif. During this period she qualified for a pilot’s license of the Federation Aero nautique Internationale, world govern ing body cf sporting aviation, and be came the fust woman to receive a certifi cate from the Nati nal Aeronautic As sociation, of which she now is a vice president and member of the contest board. She rode as a passenger on her first Atlantic venture. Wilmer Stultz being the pilot, and Lou Gordon the mechanic, and it was not until nine months after ward that she applied for a Government license. When she did apply for the highest rating, that of transport pilot, she listed her solo flight time under 500 hours; now she can point to a total of more than 1,200. She is blonde and gray-eyed, of slen der build, is nearly 5 feet 8 inches tall, and still is called "Lady Lindy," not for ocean-hopping, but because of her re semblance to Col. Lindbergh. Liked Social Work. Educated at a Philadelphia boarding school. Columbia. Harvard and the Uni versity cf California, she has mastered five languages. As a social settlement worker, she continued her interest in this line after she had become famous and many times was found in Green wich Vil.age among a group of chil dren. On her first flight, the first word of its success came from Capt. George Fried of the steamship America, who was p'ying southeast of Queenstown when the Friendship roared over the water and circled to drop notes request ing a bearing. Mrs. Putnam said she lay on her "tummy” to get a picture of the ship before they proceeded to a landing at Bury Estuary, Wales. It was the same Capt. Fried who, aboard the President Roosevelt, rescued Lou Relch ers on May 13 off the southern tip of Ireland when the speed flier was cn a leg of a projected round trip New York Paris flight. ADMIRAL SAITO IS APPOINTED NEW JAPANESE PREMIER (Continued From First Page.)_ dents and consuls live. The American colony on that island is very small. Be sides the consul and his staff there arc barely 20 Americans living there. There is an important missionary establish ment in Amoi proper, but they are re ported to have declined any military assistance, being convinced that they would not be harmed by the Com munists. In certain quarters the wisdom of such a landing is questioned. During the difficult stages of the Civil War in China, in 1927, and especially during the anti-foreign moves along the Yangtze River, the American Navy has not found it necessary to land a force as a preventive measure. While the Brit ish and the Japanese have sent a con siderable number of troops to protect the life and property of their citizens and their extra territorial rights at Hankow and other places, the American Government has never associated itself with any such move. It may be that under the present cir cumstances. when the movement in Southern China is purely communistic, a landing of American forces is neces sary. But many conversant with the real situation in China are of the opin ion that the landing of sailors as a pre cautionary move before any overt act of molestation of Americans has oc curred is a mistake. The situation at Kulangsu is not be lieved to require a landing operation. An incursion of the Communists in Kulangsu could be prevented easily by careful patrolling of the channel which separates Hanoi from the island which is the headquarters of the International Settlement. Three Records Amelia Earhart Putnam Established New Marks on Flight. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. May 21.—Amelia Eear hart Putnam is: 1. The first woman ever to fly by plane across the Atlantic. 2. The first woman to make a solo airplane flight across the Atlantic. 3. The first person, man cr woman to make two plane flights across the ocean. Also, she apparently set a transat lantic time record when she brought her plane down In a field In Ireland to day. She made the crossing in 14 hours 54 minutes. Although time comparisons with other flights are net exactly fair because of different hopping-off and landing placer, the previous best time was 16 hours ’7 minutes, made by Post and Gatty *n 1931 | SWAT THE • I FLY i \ | $ Use Star Fly Swatters to con- ) J tinue an aggressive war on the i i fly throughout the season. . . e , The Star has for free distribu- t i tion wire-handled fly swatters. ‘ ♦ : I Ask for one at the main office ' ."•w-.A.j Mrs. Putnam’s Ship Used on Ludington Line Four Months “No. 34” Was Withdrawn From Norfolk Service for Flight. The reconditioned monoplane with whicli Amelia Earhart Putnam became the first 'woman to fly across the At lantic was being used, up to a month ago, as a passenger ship on the Wash ington-Norfolk line, it was revealed yesterday by William Briggs, a Lud ington official. Mrs. Putnam, a vice president of the Ludington Lines, borrowed the mono plane put in service last January. Dur ing the four months it flew 33,000 miles. About a month ago Mrs. Put nam had it withdrawn to be recondi tioned and remodeled for her success ful Atlantic flight. j The Lockheed-Veagn monoplane was equipped to carry six passengers and pilot, but its Ewso’.'.ne capacity was limit ed to only sufficient gasoline for five hours’ flight. To provide for gas suffi j cient for the transatlantic flight, it i was necessary to fill the cabin with extra gas tanks as well as to make other adjustments for safer flying. During its Washington-Norfolk serv ice the plane was known as No. 34. HEADS CATHOLIC PRESS Augusta, Ga., Editor Is Chosen President of Association. BUFFALO. N. Y„ May 21 (&)■— Richard Reid of Augusta, Ga., editor of The Bulletin, today was elected president of the Catholic Press Asso ciation of America. He will succeed Benedict Elder of Louisville, Ky. Other officers are Mgr. Albert E. Smith of Baltimore, Md., editor of the Catholic Review', vice president; Joseph H. Meier of Chicago, publisher of the Catholic Press Directory, re elected secretary, and Charles H. Rid der of Newf York, publisher of the Catholic News, re-elected treasurer. ---- Stzrt Payments Sept. 1st Buy Now—Save $40 Hot-Water Plant Famous American Radiator Co. Make ’285 Completely Installed in 6-Room House Buy Now— Start Regular Payments Sept. 1st This special price includes 17-in. Boiler, 6 Radiators, 300 ft. Radi ation. A Regular $325 Plant PHONE OE WHITE FOE BEPBE8ENTATIVE AMERICAN HEATING ENGINEERING CO. 907 N. Y. An. MAT. 8421 DO-X Completes First Leg of Return Flight to Switzerland. (Continued From First Page !_ and ran to the farm house, where she found a very surprised Irishman. Mr. Gallagher offered her tea but she was in too much of a hurry to take it So he motored her to Londonderry, five miles away, and there she put in a transatlantic call. “I did it!" she exultingly told her husband. George Paltrer Ptunam. pub lisher. who was waiting anxiously in New York for news of her. 14 Hours 54 Minutes. Mrs. Putnam made approximately 2.000 miles in 14 hours and 54 minutes, giving her the best time record of any of the transatlantic flyers. She was headed for Paris when she took off from Harbor Grace, but she encounter ed too much trouble to m?.ke it possible to go any further—almost too much to get to Ireland. "About four hours after leaving New foundland," she said, "I noticed flames from the exhaust, and became very | uneasy. But it would have taken four hours to get back and I though it safer j to go ahead. "My next trouble was a leak in the gasoline tank and all the time I was worried whether the fuel would last I out the trip. "To add to my troubles, I encoun- ■ tered heavy weather and the storm cur tailed my speed. "I saw land at about the middle of Ireland—probably it was Galway—and then flew north. I next saw a rail road line and followed that to Lonr on derry. and I finally landed in the field. Not Fatigued At All. "All I had to eat on the trip was some tomato juice. The only dollies I have with me are the flying suit on my back and the only money I have is $20 that was handed to me as I was leaving. I haven't even a check to sign. "I haven't slept since Friday morn ing, but I don't feel the least bit fa tigued.” Mrs. Putnam revealed that she al most met disaster when she landed. Her plane came to rest within a few yards of the farmer's cottage and she, very tired and half blinded by the con tinuous strain on her eyes, did not see the House until the ship stopped. “It would have been exasperating to crash into the cottage after safely land ing," she said, "but my luck held out." As her plane started its sudden sw’ocp earthward the racket of its motor startled a plowman and his horses in a field nearby. The horses bolted and the plowman had a hard time getting them back at their business. Late tonight Mrs. Putnam sent her apologies to the man, but they were not needed. He had learned that the plane which came on him hke a bolt by the blue had crossed the Atlantic and was piloted by a woman—so every thing was all right. Hard to Find Her. The arrival of the slim, blonde. 33 year-old airwoman was so unexpected that even the Londonderry police had a hard time finding her when they learned she had put their community in the all-time log of big aviation feats. Mr. Gallagher first took her to the Elms, the home of Mrs. Francis McClure, a prominent Londonderry woman, and from there she sent out the messages that let the world know she was safe. It was in Londonderry that' she got her first taste of public acclaim. A great crowd gathered about her as she was starting back to have one mere look at the plane that brought her across. Mayor McCorkell broke through the ring of well-wishers, shook her hand and exclaimed, "You've done an j amazing thing!” Mrs. McClure was much impressed i by her unexpected guest. "She didn't seem a bit perturbed or anxious," she said. "She didn’t show any signs of strain or fatigue. She first had to wash and brush up and then she went back to her plane. "Outward'y she was quite calm, but really she was very excited at making the crossing. When every one began to rush up and congratulate her she took it all with a little smile.” Hurried Back to Bed. When the round of felicitations was over. Mrs. Putnam hurried back to the Gallanger farm and went happily to bed. She left word to be called early, for she wanted to start her flight to England at dawn. In addition to setting a speed record, the airwoman put herself in a special niche, for no one else ever flew from America to Europe and then went back and did it over again. Her other crossing was in June. 1928 That time she was a passenger. Asked which trip she liked better, she said: “There is no comparison. On this go I was flying low the whole time and had to rely on myself. “I am afraid I am a bit deaf after the terrible roar of the engine in my ears all the time, but at any rate I have done it.” DO-X REACHES HORTA. Heavy Plane Landed North of Fayal and Taxied to Port. HORTA. Azores. May 21 (IP).—The German flying boat DO-X. largest heavier-than-air craft, arrived here at 10:55 p.m. tonight (7:55 p.m„ Eastern standard time), on her homeward flight from America to Lake Constance, Switzerland. The 12-motored seaplane alighted north of Fayal Island and taxied around to the waters off Horta, on the southeast side, to complete the flight from Holy “Baltimore Rose” STERLING SILVER Open an Account Now Only m ™ $43-75 $p,x> 32-Piece Set Weekly 6 Knives, $10.50; 6 Porks, $12.00; 6; Teaspoons, *4.50; 6 Individual Salad Porks, $7.50; 6 Individual Butter ! Spreaders, *6.00; Butter Knife, *2.00; . Sugar Spoon, *1.25. Sold at Standard Advertised Prices—No Interest or Carrying Charge. 1004 F St. NjW. J HUSBAND TRIES TO BE CALM AFTER TALKING TO FLYING WIFE George Palmer Putnam Says Woman Pilot Didn't Sound Tired in Conversation From Ireland. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. Mav 21— In 6 thrill filled minutes George Palmer Putnam heard over a ‘ransatlantic telephone line from his flying wife, Amelia Earhart, this afternoon the story of her perilous solo flight across the Atlantic. His face showing weariness from a sleepless vigil, he waited impatiently while operators worked to put the con nection through. Then he vetoed a suggestion that a stenotype record be made of the conversation, and retired to a room by himself while they talked. On Top of Water. He was smi’ing broadly and looked relieved when he finished. “It was a burned-out collector ring that caused the trouble." he said. “She flew’ with it tor about 10 hours. She said since she’d rather drown than bum up. she flew right on top of the water most of the wav. “For four hours, it was absolutely black and she flew blind.” he went on. “It was rough as the devil. It wasn’t an av/fully good ecnnection. but I think she said she flew high at fi'-' t, but met ice, and had to droo for that reason. “Tired? She sounded pretty fresh. “No, I don’t think she was very sleepy. It’s too exciting and too hard work" to fly blind with a sick engine to get sleepy. “She said she enjoyed the m-al. Let's see—a bottle of hot chicken soup, a cake of chocolate and two cans of to mato juice. She managed that by pok ing a hole in the cans with an ice-pick and using a straw.” First to Cross Twice. Putnam reach'd for his coat, which he had discarded in the warmth of the; room. A photographer came in for a picture. Obviously proud and excited, h? made an effort to talk calmly. “This makes her the first flyer to have crossed the Atlantic twice, you know, ’ he 'aid. Th’n he laughed. "As h'r hustrnd." he add'd. “I guess it would be proper to remark I hope it doesn't become a habit.” Putnam had far frcm a passive part in the adventure, however. He *as the manager throughout, and it was has word "Miss Earhart." as he called her, awaited before forming further plans. He conferred with Mai Edwin A'drin chief of the aviation division of an oil company, on plans lor having a new collector ring rtrhed to the plane He said Miss Earhart was enthusiastic In praise of the motor. It gave "beau tiful service." and it was just the "ex traneous fittings" which went wrong A b’-oken fuel gauge mede it impossib’e for her to know how her gasoline sup ply was holding out, he said. Plans Sleep Tonight. Muss Ear hart was to spend the night with Mrs. Frances McClure ef London derry. wife of a merchant th°re, and tomorrow to b? flown to London in a commercial plane to give a radio broad cast at 5 p.m. (noon, Eastern standard time). In London she is to be the auest of , Lord and Lady Aster, he said. She had been invited to Paris as the guest of Countess Violet Di Sibour, and to Home, where the Italian government next week will entertain transatlantic flyers. But her plans are not certain. “I may go over to meet her—just to come back with her,” Putnam, a pub lisher. said. "I think she'll probablv be there about two weeks. But I can't be sure, because, unfortunately for me, I have business which will take me to California next Tuesday or Wednesday.' Tonight. Putnam promised, he'd re turn to their home at Rye “to get some sleep.” rood, Newfoundland, in 16 hours and 55 minutes. Hundreds of persons who had gath ered on the breakwater and seawall along the Bay of Horta welcomed the huge airliner with its crew of 13. in cluding Fraulein Antonia Strassman. woman passenger, who was signed as j assistant purser. Flares were sent up i to help the crew locate the anchorage. ENGLAND WELCOMES HER. lord Londonderry Tells Amelia Putnam Her Achievement Is Wonderful. LONDON. May 21 Lord Lon donderry. secretary of state for air, told Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam in a long telephone conversation with her to night that England was eager to wel- j come her after her solo flight across th" Atlantic. ' She wag quite happy and cheerful." Lord Londonderry said after he h"d telephoned to Ireland, where she landed today. "While I was talking to her she j seemed little worse for her arduous ex perience and was quite happy and cheerful.” the air minister added. Wonderful Achievement. “Personally, X think it was a won derful achievement on her part to fly the Atlantic the way she has done, and I told her that from the point of view of aviation everybody is proud of her and that we are anxious to welcome her.” Great Britain rang with praises of Mrs. Putnam tonight. Late editions of the afternoon news papers spread the news of her flight over their front pages, and the story of her achievement was spread by word of mouth throughout the country. Summing up the national feeling, the Sunday Express will say tomorrow in an editorial headed "A Great Girl": "Miss Earhart is the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone. She is the first person to fly the Atlantic twice in an airplane. She holds for the moment a record for the fastest solo crossing of the Atlantic. Whole World Proud. "The fact that she did not fully | achieve her intentions of duplicating Lindbergh's historic flight to Paris is a i small matter. She crossed. She takes i her place high on the pinnacle beside the immortal Lindbergh. And her glory ! sheds its luster on all womanhood.” The Sunday Times will say: "What this performance must have cost in courage, stamina and skill the only woman who has succeeded in ac complishing It can really know. * * • Not America only, not women only, but the whole world is proud of her.” POSTAL WORKERS STRIKE All China Expected to Be Without Mail Service Tomorrow. SHANGHAI, May 21 (/P).—'The whole of China was expected to be without mail service tomorrow as a result of the postal workers’ unions having is sued a strike order tonight. The strike was scheduled to begin throughout the country at 5 a.m. tomorrow’. The postal workers objected to cer tain policies which the ministry of j communications has been carrying out in the post offices. All the workers were expected to respond to the strike call. I Mrs. Putnam to Talk On Air Today From London on Flight B.v the Associated Press. NEW YORK. May 21.—Amelia Earhart Putnam will be heard at noon (Eastern standard time) t<i morrow in a transatlantic broad cast from London through the Columbia Broadcasting Co. net work. PRESIDENT CABLES MRS. PUTNAM PRAISE Congratulates Her for Nation on “Splendid Pioneer Solo Flight.” I President Hoover yesterday dispatched a cable to Mrs Amelia Earhart Putnam, congratulating her upon her transat lantic flight as demonstrating “the capacity of women to match the skill of men In carrying through the most difficult feats of high adventure.’’ The President’s cable, addressed to Mrs. Putnam at Culmore, Ireland, fol lows In full: “I voice the pride of the Nation in congratulating you most heartily upon achieving the splendid pioneer solo flight by a woman across the Atlantic Ocean. "You have demonstrated not only your own dauntless courage, but also the capacity at women to match the skill of men in carrying through the most difficult feats of high adventure. (Signed.) "HERBERT HOOVER ’’ Congratulations to Mrs. Putnam were also cabled bv the Council of the Na tional Woman’s Party. “The council rejoices,” the message said, "in your superb achievement. Another myth is shattered." -• Club Hears Talk on Flowers. GAITHERSBURG. Md., May 21 (Special) .—“Rock Gardens and Peren nials’’ was the subject of a talk by I. N. Anderson of Ballston, Va., before the Neighborhood Garden Club of Gaithers burg and Washington Grove in the Gaithersburg fire house. Rock Garden!, Lily Pooli, Fountain!, Flagitone Walk —any or all can be designed and built into your home ground. Now is the time to have the work done, while prices are low. We ll be glad to submit our ideas and prices. Op pcs: le Ft. 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Open 9 to 5:30. 1724 H Strut J^.W. NA lioual SSOi | — A Good Sport AVIATRIX PRAISES HUSBAND FOR PERMITTING TRIP. GEORGE PALMER PUTNAM. By the Assoc a ed Press. CULMCRE. Northern Ireland. May 21.—Amelia Earhart Putnam described her husband. George Palmer Fuinr:r. New York publisher, as a "good sport" today for having let her fly the Atlantic alone. “I did this just for fun," she sold as she was surrounded by an admiring crowd after having landed near here. "I have always wanted to do the flight myself and my husband is a g'.od sport. He dees not interfere W'.h my flying and I don't interfere with his affairs. “When he was satisfied that I was confident I could moke the trip he con sented, and here I am.” Mrs. Putnam refused cocktails or cof fee. saying she preferred cocoa or water. She was disappointed at having failed to reach Faris, but said she decided'to adopt a “safety first" policy on reach ing land. RECEIVER IS APPOINTED Naming Is Made in Bankruptcy of United Cigar Subsidiary. NEW YORK. May 21 (^.—Federal Judge Francis G. Caffey, in the Federal District Court, today appointed the Irving Trust Co., receiver in bankruptcy for the United Stores Realty Corpora tion. a real estate operating subsidiary of the United C gar Stores Co. cf America. The nrming of a receiver followed a voluntary petition. Schedules filed listed liabilities at $8,116,589. including S7,500,000 owed to United C.gar Stores Co. for advances, and assets at $1,543, 625. Ruth Nichols Lauds Mrs. Putnam’s Hop As Proving Safety By the Associated Press. RYE. N. Y., May 21—Ruth Nichols, aviatrlx, today sent a cablegram congratulating Amelia Eaihart Putnam on her success ful flight. “You beat me to it for the sec ond time, but it was a splendid Job. My greatest admiration for your planning and skill in carry ing cut the hop. Love, Ruth.” The Putnams are neighbors of Miss Nichols during the Summer. Miss Nichols crashed last year on a transatlantic flight take-off. “Her flight proves that avia tion is now so safe that even a woman can fly across the Atlantic alone,” said Miss Nichols. Admiral Belknap Says He Recommended Mrs. Put nam for First Hop. Bv the /sscciated Press. NEW YORK May 21— Steady fit tend.:nee at lcctuies on aviation while she was a social worker in Boston feur years ego this lac: Winter won for Am-lia Earner: Futr.am her first chance to flv acres- the At'antic as a passenger and thereby paved the wav for her solo flight that ended successfully today Rear Admiral Reginald K. Belknap, retiree. U. S. N, who a’so attended those lectures, was impressed by Miss Earhart's rtccdy attendance and ear nect attention and re-ommended her for that first transatlantic flight, in 1923. Admiral Noticed Her. "The l'ctures,” he said today, "were given under the ausr srs of the Boston chapter of the Natic c.1 Aeronautic As sociation. “I used to go all the time myself be cause I became inierested in aviation before I was retired from the Navy, although I have never flov.n a ship myself. "There were about ha'f a dozen women that u-cd to attend them. Among them was Miss Fa-hart, and I noticed her because the was always there rnd seemed to be so much in ca’nsst. "One day I talked to her. She said she had been flvir.g about four years then and was still doing a little flying frem Denison Airport, just outside of Boston. Very Much Impressed. “One day I was in the office, in Bos ton. of Capt. H H. Railey when he had a call from New York. He turned around from the telephone and said: ' “ Do you know of any woman aviator who'd like to go on a long flight?’ "I told him about Miss Earhart and he imn>»',iateiy got in touch with her. "I understand that flight was first Firmed for Lady Mary Heath, but she couldn’t go. So they looked around for somebody e’se.” Admiral Belknap was pleased at Mrs. Putnam's success today. "That's grand," he said. “I thought she'd make it. I was very much im pressed by her when I used to see her at those lectures, four years ago.” --— Strawberry Fete Planned. Rev. Henry J. Nelles, assistant pastor of Holy Trinity Church, announced yesterday that a strawberry festival would be held on the parish grounds at 3514 O street, on June 6, 7 and 8. GRADUATION GIFTS Shop at the friendly •tore—for that mo*t cher iihed of all gift*—Gradua tion Perfect Diamonds —and complete line of stand ard and all-American made watches. » Charge Account« Invited M. Wurtzburger Co. 901 G St. N.W. AGAIN! 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