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Old World Interested in Debt Consideration, but U. S. Frowns on Idea. __________ By the Associated Press. The big potters of the world were in a more or less definite state of dis agreement today about what to do to repair the broken wheels on the wagon of world trade. London and most of the old world capitals wanted to tackle the war debts and reparations trailer, too, but Wash ington held out firmly against coupling these jobs. Besides this, the United States fa vors a much wider membership for the proposed World Economic Conference at London than the British have ad vocated. U. S. Opposes Plan. The London statements of recent days have voiced qualified approval of a conference between the United States and those nations of Europe which will attend the Lausanne War Debts and Reparations Conference June 16. This would amount to an adjourned meeting of the Lausanne Conference to consider economics exclusive of war debts and reparations. But the United States yesterday sig nified that since the conference at Lon don would consider stabilization of sil ver. such countries as Mexico. Peru, China. Argentina, Soviet Russia and Spain should be Included. French opinion was somewhat re served on the whole trade conference idea. Le Temps said the unwillingness of the United States to discuss repara tions and debts projected a chief diffi culty before such a conference at Lon don. urrnuns r.*prrss t irw. The new German government said It would be pleased if the United States would participate in a London confer ence. but suggested that world confi dence could r.ot be restored “until reparations payments ended.” Dino Grandi. Italy’s foreign minister, did not comment in a Senate speech, but demanded international action at once to end the present uncertainty. Japan's new premier. Makoto Saito. touched upon gloomy economic condi tions only so far as they related to Japan in an address to the Diet. GRANDI URGES ACTION. Declares Nations Must Art Quickly to1 Avert Real Crisis. ROME. June 4 <>P).—If the world, ls< to meet a situation which threaten.^ become a real crisis in civilization. Dino Grandi. Italy's foreign minister, told the Senate yesterday, action must come quickly. The first requisite, he said, was can cellation of the war debts and repara tions, and then there must come "wide application of the principles of the Hoover debt proposals" to halt worsen ing conditions. BRITISH HOLD DEBTS LINKED. Reparations Declared Bound Up With Economic IVoblems. LONDON. June 4 i>P>.—British au thoritative quarters yesterday indicated their conviction that war debts and I reparations are closely bound up with any program of a proposed world eco nomic conference to be held after the Lausanne gathering. The United States has indicated its willingness to attend such a conference at London if war debts and reparations were not included In the agenda. GERMANS WELCOME IDEA. - ■ . . . 1 Ton Papen Government Stresses Need for Debt Study, However. BERLIN. June 4 The New Ger man government headed by Franz von Papen expressed its pleasure yesterday over the prospect of American partici pation in a proposed world economic conference after the Lausanne debt and reparations discussions. But it was stressed by a spokesman that a prerequisite to world trade nor malcy in German eyes was an end of reparations. SUIT ACCUSES ACTOR Irving Pichel and Others Named in $10,000 Infringement. LOS ANGELES. June 4 (/P).—Irving Pichel, Hollywood stage and screen actor; the Los Angeles Liberal Forum and others were sued in Federal Court yesterday for $10,000 damages on charges of infringement of copyright of "The Green Pastures,’’ Pulitzer prize play of 1930. The plaintiffs are Marc Connelly of New York, author of the play, and Lau rence Rivers. Inc., claiming to be sole owners of it. MISSOURI VOTERS FACE VARIETY IN CANDIDATES Total of 99 File for Nomination in Fight for 13 Congress Seats. By the Assocuted Press JEFFERSON CITY. Mo., June 4 — Missouri voters will have a wide and I assorted variety of candidates from which to choose nominees for Con gress In the August primary. Ninety-nine candidates were in the race for nomination today, after the already crowded field was increased by last-minute filings of additional as pirants last night just before the of ficial lists were closed at midnight Under the new apportionment, Mis souri is entitled to elect only 13 Con gressmen in the November election. Fifty-six of the candidates are Dem ocrats. 30 are Republicans and 13 So cialists Three are women, represent ing each of the three parties. All of the State's 16 present incum bents' in Congress are seeking re election. Because of the failure to redistrie^ the State in the last session of the Missouri Legislature all of the candi dates are seeking election as Con gressmen at large. FRONT IN GRASSHOPPER WAR EXTENDED 20 MILES Millions of Insects, Trapped in Trenches, Are Destroyed—More Barricades Placed. By the Associated Press. POCATELLO. Idaho, June 4—The front in the grasshopper war of South eastern Idaho extended 20 r^'es from Blackfoot to Pocatello yest.^g", with hundreds of fanners and allies resorting to trench fighting. Trapped in several miles of trenches hastily dug across the line of their advance, millions of the insect* were destroyed by fire and gas. Additional barricades were being placed In the path of the creeping army. Meade Heads Actuaries. KANSAS CITY, June 4 (fP).—F. B. Meade. Fort Wayne, Ind.. was elected president of the American Society of Aettarjes here yesterday. T. ^Phillips, 6t. Paul, arid F. CoterThOTfiapoU*. jren vice presidents. iMusic and iMusicians Reviews and News of Capital s Programs. Ann Sugar In Benefit Recital. TN a program arranged to show the versatility of the young artist. Ann Sugar, 12-year-old pianist, delighted a good slued audience last night at the auditorium of the Gordon Junior High School. The program under the auspices of the parent-teacher association of that school was given for the benefit of the guaranty fund of the National Symphony Orchestra, with which organization Miss Sugar appeared as guest artist at one of the children's programs this past season. Possessed of a technique capable of overcoming tne most difficult mu sical passages, a eauty of tone and sympathetic interpretation. Miss Sugar astounded her audience and held them spellbound for the greater part of the evening. Opening with Bach's prelude and Fugue C sharp, she passed on to the Sonate iPathetlquei by Beethoven, which was a real treat to the listen ers Her Chopin numbers, especially, showed brilliancy and real spirit. MacDowell's "Witches Dance," “Chant d'Amour,” by Stojowski. and “Sparks,” by Moskowski, were vividly interpreted and brought a hearty re sponse from the younger members of tne audience particularly. Her finale, the beautiful C minor concerto by Mozart, in which the or chestral part on the second piano was played by her teacher. Fflian Garzia, left little to be desired. Here indeed, she was at ner best, passing from one passage to another with an easy, sympathetic grace and beauty of tone far beyond one of her years. Miss Sugar was presented in one of the Intermissions with a huge basket of flowers, the gift of little Martha Ingles, winnei of first prize in the Kindler orchestral-appreciation con test. A. Mac F. “Aida" Postponed Until Sunday, June 12. 'T'HE operatic spectacle, "Alda,” which was to have been pre sented at Griffith Stadium tomorrow, has been postponed for one week on account of a base ball game there. It was announced today by Maestro Al fredo Salmaggi. On June 12, the Washington team will be playing in St. Louis and the stadium will be cleared for the ex tensive preparations necessary for the giant performance. All tickets sold for tomorrow will be honored for the June *12 performance, It was said. The principal stars of the cast will arrive here Monday and will remain during the week. The chorus, ballet and orchestra will come frcm the ; Metropolitan, and remaining mem bers of the cast will arrive by special j train Saturday, June 11. Mitchell Dance Revue Tomorrow at the National. 'T'HE Mitchell School of Dance, un * der the direction of Miss Anna j T. Mitchell, will present a revue to morrow night at the National The ater. Young people ranging in age ; frcm 2 to 25 years will offer their in terpretations of the varied holiday seasons. The costumes have been de- j signed by Miss Mitchell, settings ; have been brought on from New York and the orehestral accompani ment will be under the direction of Paul Schwartz. A feature of the pro- I grain will be the Inclusion cf a group of dancers from Frederick. Md. ON ANNUAL CRUISE 493 Naval Academy Cadets Leave Annapolis for South ern Waters. Specisl Dispstch to The Star. ANNAPOLIS. June 4.—With the Naval Academy Band playing “Anchors Aweigh" and other nautical airs' ap proximately 493 undergraduate midship then marched through a lane of par ents. friends, relatives and sweethearts yesterday to the Reina Mercedes dock where they embarked for the battleship Wyoming and the Summer practice cruise. One-half the present first class, num bering 225 and half the new' third class, numbering 268. were in the con tingent that piled aboard the motor sailers that transported them to the battleship. The other half of the two classes have been given leave. They will return to Annapolis on August 1. Seaplanes Launched. While the cruise group was making its preparations and carrying baggage to the dock, the seaplanes at the Acad emy were launched from the wharf, preparatory to the aviation training of the second class, which began today. As soon as the cruise detachment left Bancroft Hall the second classmen be gan moving into the first wing where they will spend the Summer. The sec ond and fourth battalions of the sec ond class will be given week end leave beginning today. me uuiac niumiMUiun suaicu honors with weddings in the Naval Academy Chapel, in drawing the at tention of the local residents and those remaining from the June week crowds, most of whom left the city after the graduation ceremonies yesterday. There were four weddings held in the chapel yesterday, one is scheduled for today and another will be held on Monday. Return on July 25. The cruise began before night when the Wyoming dropped down the bay. After visiting Galveston. Tex., and Ponce. Porto Rico, the first cruise con tingent will return to Annapolis on July 25. The halves of the two classes now on leave will embark on the second cruise, which starts on August 1. They will visit Ponta Delgada. Halifax and Hampton Roads before returning to An napolis on September 21. -« Second Car Victim Dies. FORT WAYNE. Ind . June 4 OPl— Charles Langhorn. 37. of Dearborn. Mich., Injured in an automobile ac cident last Sunday while en route to the 500-mile race at Indianapolis, died in a hospital here yesterday. Monroe Tomlinson. 29, died three hours after the accident. Two others in the au tomobile were injured. SCIENTIST FACES Declared a Genius, He’s in Jail on Charge Brought by His Wife. Ey the Associated Press. GENEVA. 111., June 4—The scien tific world is wondering whether it will lose a genius by imprisonment or wheth er he will remain free to help discover the secrets of the heavens. John E. Mellish. 4S. is the genius Once an obscure figure in the world of ordlnarv men. hr later won renown in scientific fi»lds by making telescopes for observatories all over the world during six years' residence in nearby St. Charles. Discovered Four Comets. As an assistant professor of astron omy at Yerkes Observatory. Lake Geneva, Wis. he became famous for discovering four comets before he quit ‘ to begin the building of telescopes. Daily Mellish leaves his cell in the Geneva jail to go unescorted to his laboratory at St. Charles. But whether his work can go on remains a question, for Mellish is awaiting trial on a charge preferred by his wife. Jessie—a charge which means a possible sentence of 20 ! years if he is convicted. Mellish has been a prisoner for nine I months since his Indictment on an al- ! legation that he attacked a 15-year-old1 girl. Meanwhile, scientists from seven I universities are reported to have ap-! pealed to the county authorities to ex ercise mercy. Judge Admits He s Genius. "There seems little doubt that the man is a genius,” said Circuit Judge! John K. Newhall. "State's Attorney George Carbary and I have received a \ dozen letters from scientists attesting his accomplishments. We don't know what to do with him. For the present' he will be allowed to come and go from | the jail in the daytime.” The astronomer's wife has filed suit I for divorce, charging cruelty, alleging j he compelled her to bear 11 children.. They were married after she playfully [ inserted an advertisement in a news- | paper in 1915. placing herself in the market for a "perfect husband.” Two thousand suitors sent letters to her home in Glencoe, 111., but Mellish won her hand. -• Wins Yale Essay Prize. NEW HAVEN. Conn.. June 4 Kemper A. Dobbins of East Cleveland. Ohio, yesterday was given the James Gordon Bennett prize at Yale for the best essay on a question of domestic or foreign policy of the Federal Gov ernment. -. England is to be linked shortly by air with many parts of Europe not now I covered. Woodward &Lothrop 10*" U*" r Aito 0 Strut* You Sleep.♦. —but How Heqhhfully Unless your blankets have been cleaned after their Winter’s use, countless germs are imbedded in them. Using them again before they are cleaned may endanger your entire family’s health. Our modern cleaning process removes the germs and dirt from your blankets—restores them to their original cleanliness and fluffiness. Phone District 5300, and we will call for your blankets —or, you may bring them yourself to our Re ceiving Desk, Aisle 17, First Floor. Cleaning Single Blankets. 75c each Cleaning Double Blankets. $1.25 each Cleaning Crib Blankets, 50c each —and, for a complete blanket aervice. let us Rebind Your Blankets (estimates submitted on request) and Store Them for the season (storage, 25c each). We Also Clean Golf Hose, 20c pair;1 Auto Robes, $1 each; Sweaters, 75c each; Bathrobes, $1 each; Bath Mats, 2l/2c a square foot. HAWAIIANS OPPOSE REFORM MEASURE Territorial Senate Considers Means to Fight Bill Of fered in House. By the Associated Press. HONOLULU, June 4 —Shocked at news of the introduction in the United States Congress of a bill to reorganize the Hawaiian government and place It under virtual military rule, the Terri torial Senate today considered means of opposing the measure. A Senate committee may appear be fore the National Congress to fight the reorganization measure introduced In the House yesterday by Representative Guinn Williams, head of the House Ter ritories Committee. Reaction to news of the bill was im mediate. The Senate dropped all other business to consider It. The Hawaiian Civic Association met and adopted a resolution unanimously disapproving the Williams measure. Senate leaders were outspoken in disapproval. Senator Stephen Desha, a minister of part Hawaiian blood, told the Civic As sociation he owed all that was good in him to his mother, a Hawaiian. Any “bad” In him, he added, would be trace able to his father, who came from Ken tucky. "where whisky and rum are made and where women are made playthings.” WIFE OF BOWLUS SUES SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 4 (&)■— William Hawley Bowlus, designer of jliders and airplanes and former holder if the world gliding record, was sued :or divorce yesterday by Mrs. Inez Bow us. She asks custody of their two sons uid $150 a month alimony. Mrs. Bowlus’ complaint charged ex jeme cruelty, infidelity and alleged Bowlus had threatened to commit sul 'ide. Bowlus was taken to a hospital nere recently suffering from an over iose of a sleeping potion. He is recov ering. Pump Maker Diet. AURORA, 111., June 3 (/P).—Robert D Mahaffey, 65, vice president and treas urer of the American well works, manu facturers of centrifugal pumps, died today at his home after an illness of six weeks. He is survived Dy his widow , and a daughter. ACTRESS GUARDS CHILD Former Servants Sought in Threats to Miss Dietrich. LOS ANGELES, June 4 UP).—'Two former servants In the household of Marlene Dietrich, film star, were sought for questioning today by au thorities in connection with the receipt of letters by the actress which threat ened to kipnap and harm her 6-year old daughter, Marla, unless $10,000 was paid. 8imilar letters, threatening harm to her 4-year-old son, were received by Mrs. Egon Muller, wife of a German Importer. Both the actress and Mrs. Muller have had guards placed about their homes, while Miss Dietrich also has had iron bars placed across all win lows of her home. i ACTRESS ASKS DIVORCE FROM WRITER HUSBAND By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, June 4.—Charging cruel treatment during the 40 days of their married life, Ailene Mercedes, stage and radio actress, filed a divorce suit yesterday against Stephen Kings bury Simkhovitch, writer She asks $1,000 a month alimony, saying her husband has yearly earn ings in excess of $50,000. Her lawyer said Simkhovitch is from an old New York family and that his mother maintains large charitable in stitutions in New York. The actress recently was the premier danseuse at the Kit Kat Club in Lon don. More recently she has appeared as an R-K-O radio performer In California. The couple married here last March 18. • I Woodward &Lothrop 10™ 11™ F AND G Streets Phone District 5300—and ask us to place your Furs and other Fine Winter Wearables—in the abso lute security of our Chemical Fumigation Storage Vaults Garments accepted for storage are first placed in a small vault and subjected to a 24-hour treatment of chemical vapor which completely destroys every cycle of moth life. This vapor is harmless to fur, fabric, bone and metal—but it | effectively destroys every type of vermin. After this treatment—your garments are placed on individual hangers and placed in our fireproof, burglar-proof vaults where they remain, free from all possible moth infestation—until re turned to you. 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