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Police Turn Supervisory Du ties Over to Veterans as Rides Are Rejected. (Continued From First Page.)_ declined their invitation to leave town, Police Commissioner Herbert B. Crosby replied that he wished he knew. While reporters were talking to him on the bonus marchor problem this morning his secretary brought him a note from police headquarters telling the story of the refusal. The general shrugged his shoulders. As far as ho knew, he said, the funds for taking care of the soldiers were exhausted, and it was impossible for the police to supervise their activities for ever The police, he said, have their own work to do. Denies Knowledge of Fund. Gen. Crosby was asked specifically about a printed report that friends of the administration have been taking up a collection privately to feed the marchers, so Ss to prevent the likeli hood of a congressional apnropriation for this purpose. He said he had no knowledge of this whatever. He said that Secretary Hurley had told him nothing about it. "Mr. Hurley." he said, "merely wants to keep posted as to what is going on, and I go and see him from time to time and tell him what X know. That Is all there is to our conferences.” He repeated that the Commissioners had never warned the marchers to leave town, but had merely offered them the transportation if they wanted to go. Now that they have refused the offer, he said, the District as a munici pality has withdrawn from the prob lem, and will do no more for the marchers than it would for any group coming to Washington to petition Con gress. The decision to throw open Camp 6imms. the District National Guard rifle range, to the veterans was reached et a conference today between Gen. Glassford, Assistant Supt. E. W. Brown, Inspector Albert J. Headley and Capt. Sidney J. Marks, commander of No. 11 precinct, with Gen. Stephan, comman dant of the District National Guard. Under plans formulated by Capt. Marks, 500 veterans now quartered at Anacostia will be removed this after noon to Camp Simms. Capt. Marks announced he would held a general assembly of veterans this afternoon and with a representative of Gen. Stephan present, make known his plans to the bonus array. Meanwhile radical agitators were be ing kept on the move by police, Federal officers and by the veterans themselves, and Indications were that the promised ‘‘monster demonstration” at the Capitol tomorrow would never crystalize. Good-natured jeers greeeted Capt. Marks when he mounted one of the rude barracks at the Anacostia camp shortly after 8 o’clock this morning and told the bonus armv that trucks were avail able for any of these who wanted to go home. Dummy Introduced to Captain. "I feel it in my bones that none of you are going to take advantage of the offer." Capt. Marks said, and there was applause. "I don't think that any of you want to go heme, and as far as I’m con cerned. I don't want you to go." the eleventh precinct commander said. I hope you get your bonus, and get It soon." Later Capt. Marks was brought back and introduced to the "only veteran who wants to go home"—a straw-filled dummy, which was carted up to the top of the barracks building and then hanged to a scaffolding erected there, while a bugler sounder "Taps." Representative J. J. McSwain of South Carolina also addressed the vet erans and urged upon them good be havior. praising their conduct thus far and telling them to continue to stay sober. I Just before 8 o'clock a contingent of I 37.) came in from Pitsburgh via freight ' train and, as usual, announced that more were on the way. Later 250 ar rived at Hyattsviile from Baltimore. Many Tents Erected. The camp began to take on more and more an air of permanency today. Lit erally hundreds of rude lean-tos were strung out along the ground, made of scrap wood and tin that appears in camp almost as if by magic. Many j tents are also going up and there are ! any number of trucks being used to house those that came in on them. The increasing number of women who are coming along with husbands is also booming noticeable. Food supplies are low *nd this situa tion is causing worry t* leaders of the bonus march. A call went out for ath letes this morning in an effort to or ganize recreation among the men so far as possible. It was ah? asked that any local talent be urged U come to camp to entertain the men supplementing that already in camp. Among the vetera^: is Billy O'Brien of Los Angeles, a "human fly,” and his wife, who specializes in escaping • from a straight jacket. The scaffolding from which the effigy was hung this morning was erected last night in or der that Mrs. O'Brien might put on her act She and her husband are seeking a building in the downtown sec tion to stage a performance to raise funds for tobacco money for the vet erans. New Officers Chosen. The n:w officers of til? bonus ex peditionary forces were Introduced to : the army this morning, and the details of their selection yesterday alternoon after a nine-hour deliberation by the Executive Committee was explained. Walter W. Waters, who was named commander again after he had resigned because of ill health, addres. ed h‘s com rades this morning and told them ‘ we are all here for our bonus, and I am sure we are net going heme without it." a statement that brought pro , lenged cheering. The new vi-c-commander. Tom Kelly of Camden, N. J.. who also spoke, de clared that “we are championing the cause of the common people cf the country.” These and other officers pleaded for harmony. • 7'he organization effected todav took over headquarters at 634 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, from where all ac tivity henceforth will be directed. The veterans were told by their lead ers this morning that Senator Thomas. Democrat, of Oklahoma, who visited the carno earlier in the week, was seeking to have the Scnnte Subcommittee on War Department Annropriations. of which he is a member, arrange for rots, blankets and tents from the War Department. Ire Is Donated. They were also informed that the Anacostia Coal & Ice Co. will make daily deliveries of ice free to the camp to supply the men with ice water. The 431 veterans quartered in the warehouse at Twelfth end D streets s uthwest, to the last man. went on record at roll call this morning shat they would stay in Washington. Two District trucks, parked In front of the warehouse to be ready to trans port any veteran who accepted the In vitation back toward his home, remained vacant. Not a single man left the "barracks" at Eighth and I streets southeast. A large dummy stuffed with straw and dressed like a man was perch-d on t.p of a show case in front of the old Bicbcr-Kaufman store, in which the men are quartered, and under the "scarecrow” was the sign, “The only man going home.” Two large trucks were driven up to the Eighth and I streets encampment at 8 o'clock to the derisive jeers of the | Bandit Aids Clerks Until Cash Reaches Acceptable Total By the Associated Press. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 9 — Wi'en he failed to find a suffi cient amount of money In the cash register of a suburban store last night, a robber remained for 20 minutes helping two clerks wait on customers. When the cash on hand reached $40, the robber, with a gun ever handy, extinguished the light', locked the store carefully, marched the two clerks half a mile down a railroad track and escaped. ' 400 men quartered in the old store. "Who's going home?" shouted one , man. "Nobody,” the whole band answered in chorus. i The only men who left the "camp" : were about a dozen who went to the 1 Marine Medical Clime in a patrol wagon i for treatment. They returned, however, I in about an hour. Inspector Headley, assigned by Oen | Glassfoid to direct supervision of j "movements" of veterans out of the j Capital, appeared at the southeast ‘quarters shortly after 8:30, but left | after being informed no veteran of that I camp intended to leave town. The 34-year-old Oregon cannery su pervisor, who was re-elected to leader ship of the veterans, today was putting the finishing touches to organization of the former doughboys. Under his com mand he intends to marshal a head quarters department, commissary de partment and publicity bureau. Fred A Hoover, also of Portland, Oreg., was named by Waters to take charge of funds raised last night at the athletic entertainment staged by Gen. Glass ford Hoover will bank the $2,500 and draw on it for needed supplies. Immediate purchase of meat ior the afternoon meal was found to be necessary, when a survey of existing supplies indicated | only half enough meat on hand to feed I the vast army. Tress Bureau Tlanned. The publicity bureau will include a "national publicity officer" and a press agent for each of the seven "regiments" now encamped in the District. The men appointed by Waters to handle publicity were to meet with newspaper men this afternoon to get acquainted. The Anacostia encampment today was officially named Camp Marks in place of its old name Camp Camden, in honor of the first New Jersey contingent to camp there. The name Camp Marks was in tribute to Capt. Marks, com mander of the eleventh precinct in Anacostia. A detail of plain clothesmen stood guard over Communist headquarters at 905 I street while Immigration Bureau agents redoubled their efforts to find Emanuel Levin, self-styled "chairman of the National Provisional Bonus March Committee." the Communist or ganization which has attempted to gain control over the vast bonus army en camped in the Capital. For the past week. Levin has been on the run. chased from place to place by Federal agents who are anxious to question him about "Red" activities in connection with the bonus march. Police Commandeer Trucks. Commandeering trucks on the Balti more Boulevard at Halethorpe early today. State police succeeded in obtain ing transportation for approximately 200 bonus marchers who were put of! a Baltimore & Ohio train there. Some of the drivers claim they were forced to take the marchers into Washington. The system followed today was used successfully Saturday, when several hun dred other bonus marchers were left on the boulevard a few miles out of Baltimore by city trucks, which had brought them from the municipal wharf. Police Inspector Edwards was advised this afternoon that 400 members are en route from McKees Rocks, Pa., and 184 from Cumberland. Capt. William G. Stott, who fs assist ing Gen. Glassford in handling the bonus army, received a letter today from C. Metcalf of Chicago, compli menting him on his ability to feed the veterans for 7 cents a cay per man and urging him to appeal to Congress for legislation to “raise the ante to 8 cents a day.” At 8 o'clock sharp this morning. Capt. Qporge Jensen, commander of the Twelfth and D regiment, lined up the four companies for inspection and roll call. The men formed with their tin cups and plates in hand, in readi ness for the call to “chow." Headlry Thanks Men. Inspector Headley', detailed to ad dress the men in the name of Gen. Glassford. chief of police, mounted the bumper of a truck. Greeting the veterans, massed four companies deep in front of him, In spector Headley said: "I want to tell you first that we of the police department were thrilled the other night at the sight of your parade. It was a thrilling spectacle. “We want you to know that we were proud of you as we were during the war. We were proud of the military precision and the orderly conduct you displayed. Gen. Glassford is gratified and happy over the manner in which you have conducted yourselves." The men listened in respectful silence and Inspector Headley then spoke of the opportunity the city was offering to the men to start for home, of the trucks which were made available to carry the men. At this point a good-natured chuckle or two was heard. Leaves Derision to Marchers. Inspector Headley then left the mat ter with the veterans with the remark: "The decision is yours to elect. If you want to go home, there will be plenty of trucks for all.” Capt. Jens°n then raised his hand and shouted: "Do you want to go home?” Immediately there came the vocifer ous answer: "No.” Inspector Headley smiled and said "I accept your decision.” More Food Expected. Capt. Jensen, asked about future food supplies, sgid: “Wf are not worrying about that. We will get food supplies. There will be food frem back heme when supplies here ore gone.” Representative William C. Lankford of Douglas. Ga.. who witne sed the voting at this camp, informed Inspector Headley that be was volunteering to pay the transportation cost of food supplies which a friend. J. E. Harper of Osier field. Ga.. had offered, to give the vet erans here. The tendered supplies con sist of 500 pounds of beans and 500 pounds of squash, he said. Today found the radical wing of the bonus army on the rout, with not more than 30 so-called members of the Worker's Ex-Servicemen's League re maining out of a total number of 300 on hand Tuesday, a check-up revealed. Another attempt to get into the camp at Anacostla by this organization was blocked last night w:hen Herbert M. Young was arrested by the veterans’ police. Young arrived here yesterday from the official headquarters of the league in New York, and after confer ring with Communist leaders through out the day. attempted to enter the camp after dark. Accused oi rropaganoa. The veterans' police filed a complaint against Young at the eleventh police precinct station house in turning him over to Metropolitan Police that he not only was distributing Communist propaganda, but had verbally “advo cated the overthrow of the United States Government.” Young was assigned to a cell for the night and this morn.ng his case was being investigated by Federal officers. He will be held at the station house until this investigation is completed, police aald. The Communist worker admitted he was associated with Levin, and that he also was a correspondent for the Daily Worker, the official Communist newspaper published in New York. Young, Levin and Samuel'J. Btembaf, I-------1 Member of Congress Addressing Bonus Demonstrators i ■ __ REPRESENTATIVE j. j. McSWAIN of South Carolina addressed the “bonus marchers” this morning and obtained their promise to keep drunkenn'-r-. disorder and Communism out of the camp. Mr McSwain is shewn in the top photograph. Lower left: Capt. Sidney Marks cf the eleventh prenn'l. inviting the veterans to leave the city. Lower right: One of the “straw men' prepared by the veterans to make the trip out cf the city offered by the ; Commissioners. —Slar Staff Photos j recognized as the three leaders of the i radical group, held a meeting late yes I terday to map out plans for the "mon 1 . trou<. ma-s demonstration" in front of 1 the Capitol, scheduled for tomorrow. : In the meantime their call for recruits from the principal industrial centers in the East to make the demonstration successful met with little response, cnly a straggling few coming into '-eadquar ters, at 905 I street, during the day. Will Seek Permit. Because of this the leaders decided I to abide strictly by the law and appeal | again to the proper authorities here for ' a permit to enter the Capitol grounds. I Tomorrow’s demonstration was defi ! nitely called off by them, they said. 1 David Lynn, architect of the Capitol. | who rejected the league's first applica tion upon orders from Vi"e President Curtis and Speaker Garner, said today he had not received the proposed sec ond application. Meantime, the leaders are looking for members of a committed appointed by them late yesterday to carry a com munication to Police Chief Glassford protesting egain't his interference with w-erkers of the league. The committee is reported to have disappeared, one member at a time, when the leader-, suggested the call on Gen. Glassford at police headquarters. The league in the communication charged that its members were being "intimidated both by city and Federal police as if they were under arrest and are ordered to leave town." A double detail of Capitol police, re inforced bv a handful of men frem the Metropolitan Police Department, pa trolled office buildings of the House and ! Senate and the Capitol after last mid j night, armed with riot guns and tear I PBS. Police Are Reinforced. The Capitol police who ordinarily are relieved at midnight remained through the early morning hours to reinforce ! the midnight-to-8 a m. shift as a ‘'pre cautionary” measure which officials deemed wise. Capt. Gnash, commander of Capitol police, denied that there was any reason for doubling the guard other than the fact that Representatives and Senators sometimes slept or worked late in either office building, and were being protected from possible annoyance. FOWLER SAYS CAMP MENACE TO HEALTH; OUTBREAK FEARED (Continued From First Page-1_ ideal for an outbreak of typhoid or dysentery. The men bathe, wash their clothes and cooking utensils in the Eastern Branch, which is little better than an open sewer, he said. Dr. Fowler said that he believes the health problem should be primarily [ the concern of the Veterans Bureau, but that although he has made the point forcibly to the bureau he has received no response. The bureau in formed him, he said, that it was not equipped to handle such situations. "Neither am I," said Dr. Fowler, "but it must be handled.” Break Segregation. To add to the seriousness of the sit uation, the Marine Corps Dispensary, which has been taking care of sick members of the bonus marchers, will not admit any more after today, Dr. Fowler said. A report for June 7 showed that 123 bonus marcher! had been treated at this dispensary for blistered feet, neuritis, body lice, diarrhea and other ailments. Including three cases of heat prostration. Yesterday Dr. James G. Cumming, communicable diseases officer of the Health Department, isolated 23 of the men suffering from contagious diseases of very severe types. They were or dered segregated, but when Dr. Cum ming returned to the camp to treat them today the 23 had mingled with 1 the hosts of the camp and could not | be found. -. The United States received more ex ports from Oreece last year than did any other country. - • I Dynamite on Doorstep Flies Breeding, Bcdy Lice Appear in Anacostia Camp, Threatening Grave Epidemic Unless Situation Is Met. BV THOMAS R. HENRY. Three thousand nten—and a few women and babies—!n a weird, flat city bull cut of a city tump The water supply-two lines of fire hose stretched a few bundled feet from a city hydrant. More foot-sore columns, mostly from the Middle West, arriving almost hourly to the accompaniment of cheers and tooting auto horns as they tramp down the dusty road into the strange "jungle" on the river bank where they must “dig in" to the b»st of their ability. Such is the picture of the Anacrstia bonus camp this morning—a pile of dynamite on Washington's doorstep Fanitary arrangements are primitive in the extreme. Garbage already is be ginning to seep through the earth layers over the shallow trenches where it Ls buried. Flies are breeding. They w.re not in evidence today, tut there Ls every likelihood that they will be swarming over the ce.mp within a few days. Body lice have made their ap pearance. Epidemic Danger Seen. “This place threatens to be a second Chickamar.ga." said a medical man v.ho looked it over this morning. "There is no telling what may happen and there nr’ no arrangements to take care of an epidemic." The necessarily unsanitary conditions under which the food ls prepared and eaten, he explained, threat n nn out break of dysentery which, during the Spanish War. caused far more deaths from er.emv bullets. The discovery of bodv lice leac's to the fear of an out break of typhus fe er. long the sc:urg‘ of well regulated m.litary camps. The men are undernourished. They have drifted into Washington from all sorts of environments. They are largely un sheltered from the dew and ehill of the night, and the fog which rises from the river. Four l nder One Blanket. Here is the way a New Yorker, a 2d Division veteran who wears a silver wound button, spent lest night: “It got dark and I couldn't move j around without stepping on somebody and getting cussed out. I just had to J lay down and shiver. Finally I thought I couldn't stand it any more. But I was lucky. There was one fellow with a blanket. Three of us crawled under it with him and the four of us Just hugged together all night—so it wasn't so bad.” During the World War the sewerage of every cantonment was excellent. There was always an abundant water supply. The food was fre.ih. constant inspection made certain that the kitch en utensils were clean, that the men washed, that the food was fit to eat. Every man was innoculated against ty phoid and vaccinated against smallpox Rigid discipline was maintained. Ye’ in almost every camp there was an epidemic of some kind -influenza, worst of all sp nal meningitis. Such things seem almost inevitable where bodies of men are huddled to gether.- What may happen here is a source of real concern to the city Health Department, which kept an in spector on the job all day today. The danger of an epidemic is a fir more se rious threat to Washington than any overt acts which are at all likely from these hungry and disspirited men. Dump Raided for Shelter. The camp itself htera'ly his been erected out of the city dump. Every scrap of material which can possibly be fitted into a shelter of any kind Is being dragged out of the big junk pile on the bill above the camp. There are shelters built of egg crates, of paper boxes, of rusty bed springy of O. D blankets, of newspipers. of scraps of junked auto mobiles. of old wall paper, of pieces of ccrrulgated Iron roofing, of tin and bed ticking, of the rusty frames of beds, of tin cans, of rusty fence wire, of straw, cf parts of baby carriages, of fence stakes, of auto seats. Auto Top is Mansion. The men who can salvage an auto top from the dump has a mansion in this strange city. One fellow found a chicken coop. He was curled up in it. fast asleep, this morning. Another built himself a lean-to shelter from a child's broken blackboard with the babies' scrawling chalk marks still on it. Another had made himself a tent cut of an American flag. A Star re porter found one shelter, with two men asleep under it. made from an old oil cloth raincoat which his wife had left cut for the trash collector a few days ago. The city dump Is overgrown with weeds with straight stems about tw'o feet tal’. These are splendid building material, woven into rusty bed springs end through fence slats. The weed houses are the neatest of all. One man was carefully erecting a sod house. A colored veteran was exulting In the pos session of an ice-cream store sign, which he had grabbed in the scramble on the dump. Such a fine bit of build ing material mad’ him an aristocrat among his ‘'buddies." No. One, First avenue.” he shouted exultantly. Per haps the best building material cf all Is the burdock leaf. It goes a long way in making a roof or a wall. Tin Cans Valuable. The material the veteran is able to grab determines the architecture of his home in bonus city. If it is something Each Dollar Invested in Your Home Now Will Save Many Later Prepare to Repair Neglect means Despair A Dollar Saved Is a Dollar Earned flat and square like a bed spring or a piece of tin roofing, it fits naturally into a flat, square shelter. If he hap I pens to gc; a handful cf fence stakes or some pieces of fence wire these materials fall into a cylindrical struc ! lure, with a roofing cf grass. If It happens to be an automobile tender a shelter with a curved roof results. The men. with nothing else to do. are devoting considerable care to the erec tion of these shelters. Whenever a tin ran is thrown away there is a rush for it. It may just fit into a chink : in the tent, or it may serve as a cof fee pot. Two chill nights do not seem greatly to have dampened the determination of ih? ' e crr.n They £i” beginning to m If' ihrmselver more comfortable with there impromptu shelters. Tnere are rusty nails to be had by combing over thp dump. Stones serve cs hammers. Occasionally somebody grabs just a pihze, in the wav of building material. es an ash s-fler, a torn burlap bag. or a garbage can. It wouldn't be so bad If It was an entirely man-inhabited city. But the dump is affording building material to shelter v'cmrn and lit,!: chid.en. There was a family of five sheltered in one automsbi'e in a corner cf the dump. The ycun'evi cf the three children—a ; brigh. little fellow with flaxen, curly uuir. vs«5 The tot ni. which seems to follow the human race everywhere, is in evi denre already. Over one large, fence rail shelter with walls of old news papers Is a brass monkey, al-o probably rescued from the dump. “The monkey house." reads a sign over the door The camp has a grim atmosphere, but bits of humor crop uo here and there. Somebody found a baby carriage in the dump. It was lifted to the roof of one of the larger shelters. The bugler blew assembly. “Anybody who wants to go home— here's transportation. Here's transpor tation for any baby in the crowd." The food—today it was mostly Navy i beans and scraps of vegetables—is cooked in Army field kitchens scattered over the ramp. The men try to be ! sanitary about the cooking. They are trying to keep clean, shaving and giv ing each other haircuts. But water is hard to get—3.000 men depending on two fire nozzles. Soap and wash basins sre still harder to get. Anything that will hold water which is yielded by the dump isn't used for building material without a protest. BAND CONCERTS. Bv the United States Soldiers' Home Band this evening at the bandstand at 5:30 o'clock. John Zimmerman, band master: Anton Pointner. assistant. ] March, "T£e George Washington Bi i centennial”.Sousa Overture. "The Bohemian Giril". . Balfe 1 Suite characteristic. From the Davs of George Washington”.Schmid •'President’s March,” ‘Washington's March.” “Den. Burgoyne's March." "March at Battle of Trenton." ‘Roslyn Castle Funeral March," "Quickstep," "Brandywine.” “Yan kee Doodle” (original). “Yankee Doodle” (modern), "Finale" (apoth esis). Scenes from gTand opera. "La Gin conda.” ..‘.Ponchielle Oddity, "Dance of the Goo-Goos.” Zimmermann Waltz Suite. "Arc-en-Ciel” (The Rain bow’) .Waldteufel Finale, “The Monarch." Walter M. Smith By the United States Marine Band at the District World War Memorial at 7:30 o'clock this evening. Capt. Taylor Branson, leader. Overture, "In Bohemia.”.Hadley "Elegia" (dedicated to the United States Marine Band) .Calvo “O' Man River”.Kern "La Poule” .Bolroni Trio for cornets, "The Three Kings.” Smith First movement from the "Symphony in D Minor” .Ceear Franck Waltz, "Tales From the Vienna Woods." Strauss Vibrophone solos— “Where My Caravan Has Rested".Lohr "Were My Songs With Wings Pro vided” .Hahn Grand scenes from "Alda”.Verdi Marines hymn, “The Halls of Monte auma.” “The Star-Spangled Banner.” NOTE AUTHORIZING | MEANS REVEALED Orders on $100,000, Signed j by Mrs. McLean, Bared i by Defense. (Continued From First Page.) baby back would be better if only a few . people figured in the negotiations. She said Means asked her to get the Vive President's car to return the baby i from South Carolina, and added she told Means she would try to do this, I but did not explain tha* efforts, if any, ' she made In this direction. Identifies Two Telegrams. i Mrs. McLean, at the request of j Wampler, Identified two telegrams she sent Miss Elizabeth Nehon, a nurse, j who was staying in El Paso. Miss Nel son accompanied Mrs. McLean to the ! Texas city. The first telegram, sent i from Beaumont, Tex., on April 10, read: I "Will call you this evening. Verv j important news. Tell 10-10-7 to warn his friends to look out. Have double I crossed at other end. Have 7-5-3-4 stay! on safe side. Be sure to stay in your room.” This one is signed "6-3-2." Mrs. McLean said she had just learned that the serial ’.umbers of the money turned over to V. .e kidnapers in New York had been taken and that an ; attempt was being made to trace them 1 through the money. She said she was afraid they might kill the baby, which she thought was in El Paso, if they first heard the news from ether sources. She said 10-10-7 referred to Means. 7-5-3-4 to "the Fox " while 6-3-2 was her ov.n code identification number. j Site sent the ether telegr m from At- ( lanta, Ga, on April 11. It read "Have our friend show this to 7-5-4-3 tThe 1 Fox i Will have manuscriut icode word | for the Lindburgh baby) fixed so it can ; be released to you safely. Don't trust j author of books (another code v.ord for) the baby i any more. Same thing will i happen again." This mesage was signed i 5-3-3. also her code number. Mrs. McLean said the author she re ferred to meant the authorities ct Hope- j well. N. J. She said the telegram meant that she was willing to substitute new money for the marked bi:K which had been turned over in New York. TpIIs of Phone Call. Mrs McLean said that while she ; was in Aiknn. S. C, she received a telephone call frem a nurse in Wash ington who identified herself as "Miss Neal." She said this woman asked 1 her to have No. 27 i Means) get in touch with her later. She said this woman told her she had been caring for th& ■ Lindbergh baby since March 7. "How is the book?" Mrs. McLean said she inquired. "He Is fine." she quoted the other woman as replying Asked by Wampler to describe the man she knew as ".he Fox" or Wil liams. Mrs McLean said he was "quiet, determined and nicely dressed." She said she showed ium a photo '•aph of herself which was taken while lie v as wearing the famous Hope dia mond and that they talked about this ,‘cwel. S'"p said she could not understand vlr “the Fox" wiped off everything' ‘ " t irhed in h”r cottage with a hand- i kerchief, although he was wearing ( gloves at the time Mrs. McLean said i she alwavs trusted Means implicitly. j After Mrs. McLean left the stand, j George W White, president of the I National Metropolitan Bank, testified I he turned over the $100,000 to Mrs. j McLean. -Fiiehard Woodyard. a teller : at the bank, said he prepared the j money, which was in bills of $100 and j $29 denomination. Miss Nelson, the nurse, was the next \ witness. Her testimony was similar ta ! that given by Mrs. McLean. She said ; it was always her understanding, as a result of conversations she overheard 1 between Mrs. McLean and Means, that 1 the $100 000 was net to be turned over to the kidnapers until the baby j had been brought back and identified ! Mrs. McLean, dressed in black and nervously fingering a lorgnette, took th» j stand yesterday afternoon and related i one of' the most fantastic stories ever I heard in a court room. She told how the suave Means, with one promise and excuse alter another, persuaded her to follow him from Washington into Maryland, from there to Aiken. S. C . and on down into El Paso. Tex. In an unproductive search for the baby. The story of "No. 19." or "The Fox.” one of the kidnapers, was related by Mrs. McLean in detail. She told how j she promised to meet this man. whom Means described as a "killer," in a lonelv South Carolina street under cover of two- machine guns, which she had been told would spray her with bullets at the first sign of a fal'e move. When Means proposed to kill "The Fox” in El Paso in order to get the baby. Mrs McLtan aeii she would not stand for a murder there, but admitted she gave Means some "knockout drops" and told him to use those on "The Fox" If an opportunity presented itself. Asked lo Carry Machine Gun. On one occasion, she said. Means nme to her and said the kidnapers were getting frightened because the uo’ice lines were drawing too close. "H> asked me for my permission for the kidnapers to carry a machine gun." she testified, "and I told him that would be all right." She said Means also complained occasionally of having trouble v ith hl-jackcrs. who apparently were also after the baby “The Fox" was supposed to have in his custody. Mrs. McLean said Means went to Concord. N C.. and after arriving phoned her that he expected to return with the baby. He returned empty handed. she said, but showed her a light and battery that had been used , bv a convoy car to warn the driver of 1 an automobile in which the baby was being transported. He said the car with the baby turned back to Aiken when the light was flashed. After Mrs. McLean had left Fairvlew, | her Maryland estate, rnd had gone to Aiken, she said she received a long- I d;stance telephone call frem ' The Fox.” who was in orange or Elizabeth, N. J. i She quoted him as saying: ' Have Means get in touch with me | right away. Something terrible has 1 happened. Means has a wonderful mind and may be able to straighten this cut." | , Mrs. McLean said she became dis- < couraged when "The Fox” and Means failed’ to deliver the baby to her in El , Paso and that she returned to Wash ington. After reaching her home here, she said. "The Fox" and Means communi cated with her, concerning the money paid the kidnapers in New York b’- Dr. J F Condon, the "Jafsie" of the case. "The Fox" told her $49,000 of this mcnev was marked and that lie was very angry about it. He offered, how ever. to accept an additional $35,000 from Mrs McLean in lieu of it. She said Means suggested he could raise this money through a friend, but after several attempts could not locate the friend She said she then offered to raise the $35,000 by pawning her brace lets, but that her lawyers heard of the affair and intervened before she did so. Denied Sending Agent. She denied sending any agent to meet Means at Alexandria. Va., where he said he turned the $100,000 over to i an agent who identified himself as No. 11. and testified she to'.d Means he was to give the money to Rev. Francis J Hurney. She said Means, under the code sys tem they devised, was to be known as No 27, she as 11 and the kidnaper as 19. She said it was al o derided to call Means Mr. Hogan, after Frank J. Ho gan. her attorney, and the kidnaper. "The Fox,” after Albert W- Fox, an other attorney, . a GENE MEN’S 69 TAKES GOLF LEAD American Ties Course Record With Six Birdies—Armour Posts a 70. By tne Associated Press. SANDWICH. England. June 9 —Gene Sarazen, long-hitting New York profes sional. ti»d the course record at Prince’s with a 69 today, to take the lead In the second round of the British Open Golf Championship with his 70—89—139. Tommy Armour, defending cham pion, finished with a 70 and 145. just a ; Gene wax starting out. and his fellow American's fine performance stimulated Sarazen to do his best. Gene was out in 35 and home in 34 for a card five under par. Percy Allis, British professional, was closest to the American with a 71 for a 36-hcle total of 142. Scores Six Birdies. Sarazen had birdies at the second, fifth, twelfth, fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth holes and was over par only one?, on the ninth hole. He failed to set a new record because he half smothered an approach shot to the home green, where he had an easy 4 in sight for a 68. The ball carried into the crowd and down a steep bank near the club house door. He chipped up the slope over short grass to within 3 yards of the cupk and still had a chance for his 4 but his putt was a tittle off the line and he needed 5. He was well content, how ever. with that. Archie Ccmpston. giant British pro fessional. scored a 70 but his 74 of yes terday put him 5 strokes back of Sar azen. with 144. John De Forest. British amateur champion, stroked himself right out of the tournament with an 84 for a 36 hole total of 166. nay finals Tomorrow. Douglas Grant. American living in London, recovered from a shakv 82 yesterday to score a 75 but his total of 157 probablv was too high to let him in among the 60 low scorers who will play the final 36 holes tomorrow. A R Bradbier. young Somerset pro fessional. who led the qualifying held with rounds of 70-71—141. needed 75 stroke-- today for a 36-hole total of 151. 12 strokes behind the leader. MacDonald Smith, Scottish-born American professional, scored a 76 for a 26-hole total of 147. Starting with a 7 on the first holp. Mac Sm:th finished out the first nine in 33 He pull-d himself together to come heme in 37, one under par. but he cculd not overcome his poor stsrrt. Mac-Smith played well after that first lapse, but he couldn't gear up his game to ret the shots needed for birdies. His only troublesome hole on the last nine was the sixteenth, where he shoved his drive 30 yards off the fair way. recovered well and pitched a yard from the hole, but then missed the putt, his 5 being one over perfect figures. His best shot of the round was a te covery from a bunker on the fourteenth, where he blasted the ball out to send it a yard from the pin and dropped the putt for his par 3. Shooting golf which would have left him up with the leaders in most years Smith faced a discouraging prospect for tomorrow. VETERANS CHEER COX. WHO URGES THEM TO STAY IN WASH!NrTON jContinued From First Page.) __ way out for you. This crowd in Wash ington today has given to the multi millionaires of this country in incr.me tax refunds during the past 10 years a total of $2 000.000.000." A resolution which the veterans bv their shouted acclaim authorized Father Cox to present to the President of the United States, the Vice President and to the Speaker of the House, calls for the following: Demands In Resolution. "First, that the Congress provide for the immediate payment in cash of the unpaid balance of the adjusted com pensation certificates, cr "Second, that the Congress provide jobs for the jobless veterans and the other jobless of the Nation by the ap propriation Of $5,000,000,000. to be raised bv the issue of currency or by the Issue and sale of bends and to be expended for the creation of work in public construction, including high ways. public buildings, hospitals in rural districts, reforestation, flood con trol and water power conservation." "What is the solution of all industrial and farm problems?" the resolution concluded, and to this the Pittsburgh priest answered with a shout, "We want work.” The preamble to the resolution set out that the soldiers' compensation cer tificates were "calculated upon the low est wage rate paid to unskilled laborers who had remained at home." It also set forth that "a colossal disaster" has now befallen veterans and other work men. rendering them jobless, evicting them from their homes and subjecting them and their wives to hunger and starvation and their children to the bit ing diseases of malnutrition," declaring that the bankers and the money in terests have "hurled this country to the very brink of economic disaster” and that the Government, "although deaf to the entreaties of the jobless, has lent a ready and willing ear to the wishes of those same bankers and moneyed interests and has provided for their use a fund of $2,000,000,000 to relieve them of the fruits of their own folly.” Only Thing Left. It added that the bonus certificates “are the only thing of value still re maining In the possession cf the job less veterans and are valid obligations of our Government.” Mike Thomas, camp commander, was the only high officer of the bonus ex peditionary force who met Father Cox at the camp, but it was announced that he would meet the other officers at headquarters this afternoon. The purpose of Father Cox's visit was to read the resolution setting forth their demands A member of the party who intro duced him wanted to know if he was to be their spokesman with this reso lution and the veterans gave their assent In a sharp burst of cheering. PATH IS CLEARED FOR RELIEF BILLS IN BOTH HOUSES _(Continued From First Page.) * reconstruction unit's funds, was report ed out yesterday by the Banking Com mittee in disregard both of the bondless administration plan and of the huge Garner public works proposal which the House sent over.* Viewed as an emergency measure, there was little controversy over the relief loan bill, which the President has approved in principle. A hard fight is ahead on the bond issue phase of the pregram, which the President and his aides have condemned emphatically. Yet its sponsor. Senator Wegne- of New York, has suggested that the Senate adopt it as a substitute for the Garner bill, allowing the two to be compromised in conference. Under this strategy if the bill finally curls up and dies under a presidential ve^o, which Is generally forecast, there still are Federal relief funds available in the separate (300,000,000 measure.