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Denver Meeting Suggests Federal Commission to “Deal With Evil.” By the Associated Press. DENVER, May 30 —Qualified opposi tion to a referendum on repeal of the eighteenth amendment and crltlelam of motion pictures was voiced in a com mittee report today to the General As sembly of the Presbyterian Church In the United States. The Committee on Christian Educa tion, which made the report, asserted the “vast majority” of motion picture films were unsatisfactory and suggested that Congress "create a Federal com mission that shall deal with the evil at its source.” Concerning a proposed prohibition referendum, the committee declared: ‘ We are opposed to a vote on repeal which provides no constructive substi tute, in the conviction that mere repeal will bring back the saloon. “We are opposed to State control, holding with the Wickersham report in this respect. We are opposed to the Government's going into the liquor business, refusing to endure the sight of the American flag floating over the legalized liquor traffic.” The work of Col. Amos W. W. Wood cock, prohibition administrator, and his department was Indorsed. The committee recommended public officials confine their radio broadcast ing messages in the interest of public welfare to the six secular days of the week, erreept in great emergencies. Movements to oppose a wide-open commercial Sunday were indorsed. GRADUATION SPEAKER TO BE CHURCH EDITOR Commencement Exercises of Mount Airy High School to Be Held June 13. Bpecial Dispatch to Thp Star. MOUNT AIRY, Md.. May 30.—Dr. Paul S. Leinbach, editor of the Re formed Church Messenger, Philadel phia, will be the principal speaker at the commencement exercises of the Mount Airy High School at Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church Monday night. June 13. Class night will be held Friday, June 10, while the follow ing Sunday Rev. Orris G. Robinson, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Westminster, will preach the baccaleaureate sermon. The 24 members of this year's grad uating class include: Kathleen Wilson Bohn. Frances Anne Etzler. Mary Eliza beth Gosnell. Margaret Ruth Hobbs. Hazel Louis Myers, Mary Virginia Steele, Rose Evelyn Watkins, Russell Edward Eadrr. Raymond Albert Grimes, Herman Albert Poole. William Au gustus Scheel. jr.; Dora Edith Baker, Gladys Marian Snead. William Lucian Rimbev, Edward Newton Rim bey. Claudia Ella Conaway, Loretta May Gartrell. Daisy Pearl Hess. Mildred Louise Mullir.ix, Ruby Virginia Poole, Thelma Irene Porter. Helen Viola Sier. Louise Meredith Taylor and Isabel Roxana Winebrenner. THIRD PARTY*MOVEMENT IS FORMED IN ILLINOIS ‘•People’s Ticket,” Led by Criminal Lawyer, Candidate for Governor, Plans Full Slate. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, May 30—A third party movement, named "the People’s ticket," has entered the political picture in Il linois, led by W. W. O'Brien of Chicago, criminal attorney. A platform of ‘ better government at a lower cost” and repeal of the prohibi tion law* was announced today by O’Brien, candidate for Governor. He has been defense attorney in more than 200 murder trials. "We are certain of polling a lot of votes,” he said, "and so are third parties in other States, if there are strong enough tickets. This should be a third party year.” O'Brien plans a full ticket in Illi nois, but so far the "People’s ticket” has no national affiliations. -» - ■ KANSAN IN SENATE RACE WILL PRESS DEBTS PLAN Isely Bases Campaign on Proposal to Scale Down Obligations of Nations and Individuals. By the Associated Press. DODGE CITY, Kans., May 30 — Charles C. Isely seeks nomination as United States Senator from Kansas be cause he believes debt adjustment is a good policy both for individuals and na tions. A Republican from the Western part of the State. Isely has said he prefers to stick to his grain and lumber business, but can find no one to sponsor his "debt” plan. In explaining his position, Isely uses as an example a fanner who owes him money and can’t pay. Rather than de mand payment, Isely suggests the bet ter plan is to visit the farmer, study his situation and reduce the debt to proportions he probably can pay. Thus, he says, the farmer is encouraged, part of the debt is collected and the farmer remains a friend Instead of becoming an enemy. “That applies to the internatiaflftl situation.” says Isely. ”1 am dead against that high tariff.” Aurora Borealis Display Is Seen Over Cleveland By the Associated Press. CLEVELAND, May 30.—A dis play of northern lights which Prof. J. J Nassau of the ob servatory at Case School of Ap plied Science described as “the most unusual sight of Its kind” was observed here last night and early tcday. Prof. Nassau said a large spot on the sun may have been re sponsible for the Aurora Borealis. “Until recently,” he said, “there has been no spot on the sun. However, In the last few days a sun spot at least 22,000 miles In I diameter has been noticeable. This may explain the unusual sight in the northern sky." 10 PERSONS JAILED FOR RUM IN FAIRFAX Two Are Held for Grand Jury on Transportation and Possession. Bond $500. Special Dispatch to Tha Star FAIRFAX, Va., May 30.—Violations of the prohibition law were charged to 10 persons yesterday in Fairfax County. R. L. Hinson and A. C. Rawlings of Washington were arrested on the Rich mond Highway by Traffic Officer A. W. Mills and Deputy Sheriff George McCann and taken before Justice of the Peace Harry Shepherd at Accotink. tvho held them both under $500 bond for their appearance before the next grand jury on charges of transporta tion and possession. Harrv E. Trenary of Washington was arrested on the Lee Highway by Deputy Sheriff Henry Magarity and charged with driving while intoxicated. John Myers of Hunters Station, just returned from serving a term at the State Prison Farm, was arrested by Traffic Officers Durrer and Kinks and charged with transportation and pos session. The same officers arrested Sam McDowell, Eugene Walker, Her man Clark and Clarence Wells, all of Alexandria, for transportation and pos- > session. George E. Allen and George ! Hunter, both of Fairfax, were arrested i I at Sldebum by Traffic Officer Mein- ; tosh, charged with being drunk. All j will be given hearings tomorrow. - . - i FEARING BLINDNESS, MAN j USES AX ON SISTERS -—— Kills Self After Trying to Slay , Elderly Spinsters to Keep Them | From Want. By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES. May 30.—Two elder ly spinster sisters were in a critical condition in a Los Angeles hospital to day. victims of an ax wielder by their brother, who, impoverished and facing blindness, did not want to leave them ' “to the care of charity.” The brother. George Ross Mohr. 59. j ! once a well-to-do bond broker, ended j his life with a pistol after the attack ; on his sisters. Essie. 72. and Phoebe, I 76. The skulls of both women were I fractured. 1 Recently a physician told Mohr he I would lose his sight within six months. Mohr wrote eight letters to friends. In them he told of his poverty and the fear of approaching blindnesa arid of hia desire to save his sisters from the sup : port of charity, describing the crime he planned as an act of mercy. -• - ■■■ ' Two Girls Burned to Death. MEXICO CITY, May 30 (W).—'Two girls were burned to death in a mysterious . fire that wrecked the Church of Jesus Maria at Guadalajara yesterday and s:t fire to adjoining h:uses where the girls were sleeping. 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