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TO EXPLAIN HICK _l Conversations Witti Lytton Commission Ignore ’All Other Nations. BY EDGAR ANSEL MOWRER. By Cubic to The Stsr. BERLIN, September 30—Japan has no account to give to the other powers regarding Its action in Manchuria or i its abrupt recognition of the "inde pendent state” of Manehukuo. Japan's point of view is that this j concerns Japan alone and that country | will not "tolerate” a ,‘ettlement of the j question by the League of Nations. In | the entire Manchurian campaign Japan j has acted only in self-defense. It has j violated neither the Kellogg pact nor I the nine-power Far Eastern treaty nor . the League Covenant. The only pos- j sible settlement of the question is recog- ; nition of Manehukuo by the other, powers. This is revealed in an account of two recent official conversations between the Japanese foreign minister. Count Yasuva Uchida, and the League of Nations Inquiry Commission in Tokio. an account that has come from a re liable Tokio source. Rail Plans Completed. These conversations, uncovered on the eve of the publication of the league commissien's report, further make c aar j that Japan had plans already well laid i for developing the Manchurian rail ways under the exclusive control of the Japanese-owned South Manchurian road; that it considers there can never be any further “connection” between Manchuria and China, and that by j involved sophistry it defines Manchuria to include inner Mongolia. The body of that conversation fol lows; Lord Lytton (British president of the League's commission): "Public opinion of the world believes recognition of Manehukuo violates the nine-power agreement and also the League covenant and the Kellogg pact.” Count Uchida: "Japan does not recog nize that this violates any agreement. In the matter of self-defense the opin ions of others cannot be considered. One must act.” Lord Lvtton: "Will Japan request the opinion cf the other signatories to the nine-power pact on the recognition of Manehukuo?” Count Uchida; "No.” Won’t Tolerate China. Maj. Gen. Frank R. McCoy (Ameri can lepresentative on the commission): "We have verified the fact on the spot that it Is not necessary to speak of self-defense. If the question turns on the threatening of Japanese interests in Manchuria, it can safely be assumed that no such threat exists. You speak of the vital interest of Japan in Man churia. But China and Russia also have vital interests in Manchuria. The rec ognition of Manehukuo will place Japan In an unfavorable moral position." Gen. Henri Edouard Claudel t French man on the commission): "Chinese influence in the government of Man churia must be made greater than it now is.” Count Uchida: "No connection, even nominal, between Manchuria and China, can be tolerated. Japan, which knows China better than do all other nations, has about had its fill of Chinese bad faith. China must and later will under stand that it must renounce Manchuria forever. Japanese officials in Man chukuo were not sent over from Japan. but chosen from the Manchukuo ruling class. When these officials do not act wisely, the Japanes* government can throw them out.” Boundaries Uncertain. At the begining of the second con versation with the League commission, Count Uchida said he had made a mis take when he said that the Japanese government could throw’ out Manchukuo officials. ■ When the Manchukuo government requests Japan to do so, then the Jap anese government can recommend bet ter officials.” he corrected himself. Lord Lyttoti: "What do you under stand by Manchuria? What boundariss has Manchukuo?” Count Uchida: "By Manchuria we understand the four eastern provinces and inner Mongolia as well. It is im possible to define exactly the boundaries of Manchukuo.” Lord Lytton: ‘How can you talk about recognition of a state whose boundaries you do not know?” Count Uchida: "The boundaries be tween inner and outer Mongolia were never clearly defined. Naturally, one can recognize a state whose boundaries arp unknown. That was the case with Poland in the treaty of Versailles.” Recognition Only Solution. Mf.j. Gen. McCoy: "If I had been a Japanese officer in Manchuria, with no exact knowledge of the circumstances outside Manchuria. I would probably have acted just as the Japanese officers there, but the Japanese government possessed all the necessary information and it mast act accordingly. Japan talks of having taken upon itself the task of keeping peace in the Far East. In order to keep .this peace. Japan has already fought two wars—the Japanese Chinese and the Japanese-Hussian. Now Japan itself is compelled to take up arms again in order to fulfil this task. Would it not have been better if Japan had given the League of Nations the possibility of making an inquiry in order to settle this question by friendly means?” Count Uchida: "Japan esteems the League of Nations but in no case will it tolerate settlement of this question by the League. The Manchurian ques tion can be settled only by the recogni tion of Manchukuo.” Lord Lytton: “How do you look on the railway problem in Manchuria?” Count Uchida: "All the railways of Manchuria will be managed and de veloped by the South Manchurian.” (Copyright. 1932.) CONSIDER CHINESE PROTEST. GENEVA. September 30 (45).—Paul Hymans, president of the extraordinary session of the League of Nations As sembly. today called a meeting of the League Committee of 19 for tomorrow to consider the protest of the Chinese delegate. W. W. Yen, against the League Council's decision to delay con sideration of the Lytton Committee's report on Manchuria. The c>lay was approved after it was requested by Japan. The Chinese delegate challenged the council's competence to delay considera tion, contending that the assembly only has such authority. The text of the report is to be published October 2. Sitting as a committee, the assembly ressed an appeal to the United Siites and other nations which have not ratified the protocol for revision of the World Court statute to expedite the ratification. The other nations which have not ratified are Bolivia, the Do minican Republic. Guatemala, Nica 1 ragua and Paraguay. TOKIO IS GIVEN REPORT. TOKIO. September 30 </P).—The re port of the League of Nation's Inquiry Commission on Japan's military activi ties in Manchuria was delivered formally to the Japanese government today. Connor Green, secretary of the British embassy, handed four copies of the 150.000-word report to Vice Min ister Arita at the foreign office, and a Urge corps of translators Immediately began to translate the document into ifap&nese. Police, Too Long In One Position, May Ask Change Ken. Glassford Stresses Value of Diversified Ex- j perience in Force. -- i Superintendent of Police Pelham D. 31assford In today's police bulletin Issued an order to the force advising police officers who feel they have been ;cpt too long on one assignment to nake applications for a change. Gen. Glassford's order reads: , "Police officers who are ambitious for aromotion should take into nyisidera tion the fact that diversified experience is often an essential qualification to ad vancement. An officer who. during his entire service, or most of it, has been assigned to only one type of duty, or \ h.as worked continuously in one of the | less active precincts, may not have ac- 1 suited knowledge and experience suffi ciently broad to warrant promotion. "Officers who feel that they have aeen kept too long on one assignment and consider that a change wo«ld be In :heir interest are urged to submit ab dication on printed form (application for transfer or change of assignment). In addition to the reasons for desiring transfer or change of assignment, the application will show: "1. Whether or not the applicant has taken the recent examination for pro motion. and. "2 A summary of the service of the applicant on various duties and assign ments.” --•— -- TO REPORT ON PACT Ambassador Expects Early Trade Agreement to Be Made With France. BY CONSTANTINE BROWN. Ambassador Walter E. Edge, who rushed to Washington almost imme diately after his arrival in New York from Paris, was closeted for the best part of the morning with Assistant Secretary of State James Grafton Rogers and later saw’ Secretary Henry L. Stimson, discussing with both men, the Ambas sador said, the various problems of the n<>w Franco-American commercial treaty. He is anxious to expedite the treaty and has come to Washington to discuss personally its difficulties with President Hoover and other members of the ad ministration. There are still certain difficulties which render the conclusiop of the new agreement somewhat doubt ful. but the Ambassador hopes that with the good will which seems to ani mate the leaders of both countries at the present moment, this commercial treaty might be concluded at a reason ably early date, possibly before the presidential elections. Discusses Far East. The Ambassador is said to have dis cussed with the State Department of ficials the question which at the pres ent time seems more important even than the commercial treaty; that is, France's attitude regarding the Far Eastern conflict. Mr. Edge seems to have brought with him the impression that the French who are extremtiy anxious to preserve the sanctity of treaties, will endeavor to surmort anv action the League of Nations may deem necessary to take after the presenta tion of the Lytton report. But whether France will be willing to go any further appears to be doubtful. The French point of view is reported to be that it desires to let public opin ion digest the report which will be published in Geneva on Sunday morn ing. If public opinion is willing to force an issue, the various countries will undoubtedly instruct their delegates at the coming special session of the League to take certain actions and France will undoubtedly support the other countries. Will Follow Majority. But France is primarily interested in her own affairs—mainly in her relations with Germany—and is not likely to take an attitude i r :'sition to Japan, even to safeguatd the principle of the sanctity of the treaties, in which she is so greatly Interested, unless all nations , act jointly. In other words. France, while anxious to save the prestige of the League and preserve all treaties intact, will in the end follow the trend of thought of the majority of the nations represented at the League in the Sino-Japanese con troversy. EDGE WHITE HOUSE LUNCHEON GUEST Draft of French Counter-Proposals to Commercial Treaty Brought From Paris. Walter E. Edge. Ambassador to France, who landed in New York yesterday to spend two months in the United States and to take part in the campaign, was a luncheon guest at the White House today. Mr. Edge arrived in Washington early today and spent the greater part of the forenoon at the State Department. He lias brought back to this country a draft of the French counter proposals to the United States bid for a new commercial treaty. Edge told newspapermen that after mooted questions have been ironed out in connection with the treaty, he will participate In the political campaign. President Hoover today put aside his work long enough to receive William H. Wharff. 93-year-old Civil War veteran, who had express’d a great desire to meet the President and shake his hand. The old soldier, who was a member of Company C. 111th Maine Volunteers, told the President that he had seen President Lincoln on March 26. 1865, but did not have an opportunity to shake his hand. --• VETERANS TO RE-ENACT ‘GIRL FROM ARMENTIERES’ ‘The Girl From Armentieres." depict ing the French city on Armistice night. 1918. will be the theme of the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ celebration to be held in the Washington Auditorium Novem ber 11. This year's jubilee is under the chair manship of Joseph B. Gardella. junior vice commander, while Brig. Gen. Pel ham D. Glasslord, police superintendent, will serve in an advisory capacity. The funds raised from the celebration will be used for reUef of disabled and un employed veterans. Last year, "Paris on Armistice Night. November 11, 1918,” was successfully re-enacted. Snow Falls in Ontario, PETERBORO. Ontario. September 30 The Earliest snow on record fell In this district yesterday, carpeting the countryside. r GLASSFORD OUSTS INSPECTOR BURKE Applies for Retirement Upon Request—Kelly Is Named Successor. <Contlnued_From •Irst Page.) I. Enforcement of these new regula tions has been lax. it was admitted, due to the inadequate force In the hack inspector’s office. Plans to increase the hack inspector's force were discussed at a conference this morning in the office of Maj. Gen. Herbert B. Crosby, Commlsisoner in L-harge of police. This meeting was attended by Gen. Glassford. Inspector E. W. Brown, assistant superintendent jt police in command of the Traffic Bureau: Corporation Counsel William W. Bride and William A. Roberts, as sistant corporation counsel and attor ney for the Public Utilities Commission. Removal It Surprise. Gen. Glassford's plan to remove In spector Burke as chief of detectives :-aine as a complete surprise in police circles. Burke had been in 111 health In recent weeks, but recently returned to his duties at the Detective Bureau, and had no Inkling of his impending nuster. The advancement of Capt. Kelly to chief of detectives will bring to a reali zation this veteran officer's long ambi tion- an ambition lie abandoned, how ever. after reaching the post of assistant chief of detectives, and then seeing an other officer elevated to the position. Kelly then asked for a transfer to a precinct command, and his request was granted. Kelly has worked on virtually all of Washington's outstanding murder mys teries in the last 10 years. In one of these cases—the Virginia McPherson mystery death—an extraordinary trial board removed a stain that threatened to go on his record when a grand jury charged him with “bungling'' the in vestigation of the case. Burke’s Course Undetermined. Inspector Burke was given formal notice of Gen. Glassford's plans to re move him when he reached his office this morning, but he did not indicate then whether he would accept the de motion or apply for retirement. At that time he said he wanted to confer with Gen. Glassford before making a decision. The latest development in the police reorganization plan came as a swift sequel to the orders issued several days ago by Gen. Glassford removing In spector O. T. Davis as commander of the Crime Prevention Bureau and trans ferring him to the second inspection district. Inspector James F. Beckett, who was in command of that inspection district, was transferred to headquarters as an administrative assistant to Gen. Glassford. The nine men to be removed from the Crime Prevention Bureau have not yet been determined. Inspector L. I. H Edwards, assistant superintendent and personnel officer, will make the se lection and give the men their new as signments. Kelly’s Service Record. Capt Kelly has been in command of the third precinct since December 7. 1931. Immediately prior to that time he held the rank of acting captain and the title of assistant chief of detec tives. Kelly's services at the Detective Bu reau began July 1. 1915. and in De cember of that year he was promoted to detective sergeant. In January, 1928, he was elevated to acting lieu tenant and placed In charge of crim inal investigations. He was given the full lieutenant's rank in March, 1929. and shortly afterward advanced to the rank nf artina nmfain His n#»vt nrn motion came in December, 1931, when he was made a full captain. Inspector Burke stepped into the Detective Bureau as its chief in July, 1931, coming from the first precinct, where he had been In command for nearly two years. Burke became chief of detectives dur ing the administration of Henry G. Pratt, Gen. Glassford's predecessor. In order to train him for this position, Pratt sent Burke to Chicago to take a special course in criminal investigation at Northwestern University, where he studied the science of ballistics and other modern methods of police work. Sullivan in Namerodk Positions. Capt. Sullivan, who takes command of the third precinct, has seen service in a number of police precincts since be coming a member of the force in Janu ary. 1904. His first advancement came in September. 1913. when he was made a precinct detective. A year later he was promoted to a sergean' and in August. 1925, he became a lieutenant. Shortly after becoming a lieutenant Sullivan was assigned to the old four teenth precinct, now No. 8. where he served as acting captain. In Novem ber, 1930, he was promoted to captain and transferred to the fourth precinct, where he served as commanding officer until brought into administration head quarters to act as assistant chief of the Crime Prevention Bureau. SAD HOME COMING IS FACED BY CUBS, BUT STILL HOPEFUL _(Continued From First Page.)_ ulars said as he poked his breakfast victuals listlessly. ‘T don't know how we will face the gang. I guess we've been trying tup hard." Determined to Fight Underneath this feeling, however, was the deadliest kind of determination to fight it out With the Yankees to the last, to prove to the world and the folks at home that one team can make base ball history and win a world cham pionship after losing the first two games. To a man the Bruins feel that they will have all the advantage a: Wrigley Field, both in physical factors and the inspiration of their faithful. “This is a tight spot,” said Grimm seriously. “But we've been in tight spots before. We won the National League pennant beating the odds There's no quit in this ball club." Grimm has named Charley Root, veteran right-hander, to pitch Satur day in the first of three games sched uled in Chicago. He believes the Yankees will have a great deal oi trouble hitting the side-arm curvei there. “Left-hand hitters have a terrible time there because the ball comes up to them straight out of the left-center bleachers.” It was pointed out that the five lead ing clouters of the National League this season, all left-hand batters, have aver aged 60 points lower in their hitting against Cub right-handers in Chicagc than they did against pitchers else where. And the Yankee attack boast! five left-handers. Earle Combs, Joe Sewell. Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth and Bill Dickey. Koenig May Not Play. Grimm said Mark Koenig, old Yankee shortstop now with the Cubs, who ag gravated his injured wrist in the open ing game and was replaced yesterday bj Bill Jurges, probably was out for thi series, but Mark insisted otherwise. "I’ll be all right," he said. “I coulc play today if we had a game on.” In a fanning bee Grimm paid higi tribute to Vemon Gomez, young left hander. who downed the Bruins yester day, and Charley Ruffing, winner o: the first game. “Ruffing.” he said, "showed me thi greatest fast ball I ever saw. Gome: looked better than even Lefty Grove o the Athletics did against us in the 192! series.” HOOVER ARMS PUN PRESENTED AGAIN Proposal Appears to Have Better Chance of Adoption Than Ever Before. BY PAUL SCOTT MOW HER. By Cable to The Star. GENEVA, September 30 —The situa tion in Geneva, while outwardly dull, dreary and confused, is inwardly tense and dramatic. It is under the surface that the biggest changes are happening. Never have the chances of adoption of President Hoover’s disarmament plan appeared so bright as now. The de bates on this plan were resumed today in a secret meeting of the new Ef fectives Committee. Present New Explanation. The American delegation, short handed and struggling to keep in touch with the multifarious American inter ests with an inadequate staff, presented a new written explanation of the Wash ington effectives plan. It showed that the plan, if adopted, would result in a reduction of about 1,000,000 men in the powers’ armies. The arrival here tomorrow of Ameri can reinforcements in the persons of Norman H. Davis. Rear Admiral Arthur J. Hepburn and Allen W. Dulles Is eagerly awaited on all sides. A renewal of naval conversations is believed to be imminent. Edquard Herriot. French premier, is being strongly pressed by important ele ments in his party and his delegation to announce Fiance's acceptance of the Hoover plan in the near future. There is also vague talk that France and the United States will Join in calling a con ference to implement the Kellogg pact along the lines of Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson s speech of August 8. Skeptical of Germany. The British and Italians still hope to get the Germans back into the Dis armament Conference but the others are skeptical. The idea today is that Great Britain. France and the United States shall simply go ahead without them if necessary. It is possible, therefore, despite the dangerous bitterness of the Franco German quarrel, that constructive de- , velopments will soon appear. Herriot’s private remark to friends today was per haps significant. "I prefer.” he said, "the pangs of child birth to the refinements of sterility.” (Copyright. 1932.) GERMANY STANDS FAST. Von Neurath Declares He Made Attitude Clear at Geneva. BERLIN. September 30 (A>\—Foreign Minister von Neurath. returning from Geneva today, said he left the states men there in no doubt that Germany will not participate in the Disarmament Conference until the matter of equality in arms is settled beyond dispute. From .the Italian delegate he gath ered that the government at Rome shows great understanding for the German equality demand, he said. "Mr. Henderson < chairman of the conference) is making great efforts to bring about an understanding.” said the foreign minister, "but I doubt whether he will succeed. As for M. Herriot ithe French premier) I didn't try to evade him; he knew perfectly i well that I was at his disposal any time I he wanted to talk to me. | "It is now up to others to make pro i posals. All we wanted to say was said I in our memorandum of August 29. We i offered to negotiate but France did not I respond to our clearly-formulated demands. I "Now they are trying to blacken our character in America by so-called revelations about our alleged secret armaments. "Nothing can explain away the fact that we are disarmed while others are bristling with arms. There must be an end to this one-sided discrimination.” D. A. R. DENOUNCED FOR PLANNING TRIP ON FRENCH VESSEL (Continued From First Page) , plain was designated out of respect to France because the mission had to do with the dedication of a tablet in Pans which bears the names of the 133 Frenchmen who died in the battle of Yorktown fighting with the American troops. DECISION IS UNCHANGED. Mr*. Caldwell Says Original Plan Must Be Carried Out. D.spite a protest from the United States Lines against the use of a for eign ship. Mrs. David D. Caldwell of Washington, chairman of the D. A. R. pilgrimage to Paris, said today there would be no change in plans to sail on the French liner Champlain from New York next Tuesday. Six prominent Washington women will be members of the pilgrimage. Mrs. Caldwell deprecated the pub licity attached to the selection of a foreign vessel, but explained that since “the pilgrimage had been planned as a courtesy to France from start to finish.” she would not be deterred from carry ing out the original plans. “But for the nature of this trip we would sail, of course on an American vessel. Tne D A. R. has always sup ported an adequate American merchant marine policy and will continue to do so. Several other members of the D. A. R., who cannot sail next Tuesday, are leaving October 5 on the American liner Manhattan. Under ordinary cir cumstances members of the D. A. R. always use American vessels in keeping with their policy, but this pilgrimage to Paris is entirely a different matter.” I The other Washington women be sides Mrs. Caldwell who are making the pilgrimage are Mrs. George M. Grimes. State rice regent; 7 "*ss Vir ginia E. Campbell, Mrs. Mr rearet C. i.iarsh, Mrs. James M. Carter and Mrs. W. L. Gugelius. There will be about 20 altogether. _ The tablet which the D. A. R. will dedicate in Paris, bearing the names of 133 French soldiers who died in the battle of Yorktown fighting with Amer ! lean troops, will be placed in the Pershing room of the American Legion Building. ■ This room was purchased by the D. A. R. three years ago and is used by all visiting members of the patriotic society. Later it probably will be placed in the Yorktown Square, Mrs. , Caldwell said. ! ITALIAN LINER DAMAGED Generator Blade Stripped, but Bex Will Continue Voyage. GIBRALTAR. September 30 OP).— Lloyds Agency was informed today that the new Italian liner Rex, laid up here because of engine trouble, had stripped the blades of one of her turbo genera tors so badly that repairs cannot be made here. The two other generators are func tioning however, and the vessel prob ably will sail for New York tomorrow, resuming her maiden voyage from , Genoa. There a further survey and per ; manent repairs will be arranged for. t . ■ -#•- ■ —— i Nine-tenths of the farms in the Neth erlands comprise 50 acres or less. In Path of Puerto Rican Hurricane | FIRST PICTURES SHOWING DAMAGE CAUSED BY TERRIFIC GALE. STORM TOLL 212. AND 1.1 INJURED 245,000 Homeless,Says Gov. Beverley—Damage May Be 50 Millions. By the Associated Press. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico. September 30 —The official estimate of the cas ualties in last Tuesday's hurricane was placed today by Gov. James R. Beverley at 212 dead and 1.800 injured. About 245.000 were left homeless he said. The estimate was based on addi tional information from the stricken areas, with many of which communi cation has been impossible since the storm. Half the homeless were only tem porarily so. he said, but the rest had nothing at all with which to begin over again. The Banco Territorial Y Agricola de Puerto Rico, one of the oldest financial institutions of the island, closed its doors this afternoon with the explana tion that exceptional demands as a re sult of the hurricane made the step necessary. Relief Given Sufferers. Meanwhile, civil, military and Red Cross officials did their utmost to pro vide storm sufferers with food, shelter and medical supplies. The 65th United States Infantry, garrisoned here, delivered 3.000 tins oi milk and other supplies to the Red Cross for distribution to storm sufferers. The regiment also furnished equipment for medical units. United States District Judge Ira K Wells, chairman of the Price Control Committee appointed by Gov. James R Beverley, announced to merchants through the Chamber of Commerce that the approval of his committee must be obtained before there is any increase in the price of any essential commodity. Judge Wells said the Federal grand jury worfld meet today to begin an in vestigation into the increase in pries of zinc roofing, which before the storm sold at $4 a hundredweight and since has been boosted to $12. Bakers will be asked by the commit tee to reduce bread from 12 to 6 cents a pound. Gasoline companies have been asked to lower their price 5 cents j from the prevailing 25 cents. tv oiri onmc iu»vuuptcu. Failure of the main power plant has interrupted the water service, for there l is no power to pump the water supply I from the reservoir. Neither is there ■ power to run the bakeries, the coffee roasters, the ice plants. Trolley cars, of course, are out of operation. There is net a gasoline service station where a tire can be filled with air or a tank with fuel except by hand. Lights are out and the supply of candles is largely exhausted. Batteries for flashlights also are wearing out. In a city of 115,000 population the lack of water is keenly felt, and only a few in San Juan have had facilities for bathing since Monday. The Espiccpal rector, working as hard as anybody else at the job of recon struction, remarked this morning that he had cleaned his teeth with a soft drink, shaved with mineral water, bathed in cologne, and considered him self lucky. Virgin Islands Receives Aid. ST. THOMAS. Virgin Islands. Sep tember 30 (/P).—Gov. Pea:son has re ceived $5,000 from the Red Cross, and $1,000 was subscribed locally to assist peasant farmers whose crops and homes were damaged or destroyed by the hurricane early this week. DAMAGE MAY BE 50 MILLION. Gov. James R. Beverley of Puerto Rico in a telegram to the War Depart ment today estimated property losses on the island from the hurricane at be tween $30,000,000 and $50,000,000. As his report was made public, two more experts of the Red Cross, M. K. Reckord and Wade Downey, were in structed to leave for Puerto Rico for hurricane relief work. Reckord. who is to act as liaison offi cer between the Red Cross and the Citizens’ Committee, was in charge of that work also during the 1928 disaster. Downey is an accountant. They will join George Smith. Red Cross official, already on the scene. The Red Cross will also send 5,000 barrels of flour, made from Farm Board wheat voted by Congress, on the New York and Puerto Rico Steamship Co.’s S. S. Ponce tomorrow noon. The Puerto Rico Line ship has ofTered to carry’ the flour free. Capt. Antonio Silva, manager of the Puerto Rico Chapter at San Juan, cabled today. ‘Some of the flour will be distributed direct to homes and the remainder will be baked into bread.” Other reports indicated flour was need ed because stocks in warehouses which had been unroofed were water-soaked. BAND CONCERT. By the United States Army Band, Thomas F. Darcy, second leader, con ducting, this evening at the east Capi tol steps at 7:30 o’clock. March, “The Capivator”.Williams “Military Overture”.Mendelssohn Solo for comet, “Columbia Concert Polka” .Rollinson John J. Kahler, soloist. Fox trot medley, featuring “Girl Trouble” and "Singing a Song to the Stars.” Gavotte. “Colinette”.Beaumont Suite, “Don Quixote”.Safranek A Spanish village. Sancho Panza, Dulcinea, Don Quixote. “The Star Spangled Banner.” UPPER: Wreckage of the Hatorey suburb. San Juan. Puerto Rico, after | the disastrous hurricane September .17 which took the lives of hundreds and iniured ihtr'rr.d'. Lower: A ferry that was blown ashore at San Juan These pi"vrrs were rushed to Atlanta, Ga., and telephoned from there to New York. —A. P. Photos. Association Will Hold Its 25th Annual Meeting Tomorrow and Sunday. The twenty-fifth annual reunion of the Willard Family Association, com prising members of the family origi nating in Caen. Normandy, and de scending from Maj. Simon Willard, the first bearer of the name in America, will be held tomorrow and Sunday at the Willard Hotel, it was announced today by Henry A. Willard, IX, Wash ington scion of the family. The reunion will be the first ever held out of the New England States, and will bring to the Capital the offi cers of the association, including: William A. Willard, of Hartford. Conn., president: Miss Eleanor W. Hudson of Winchester, Mass., corre sponding secretary: W. Frank Phillips of Lunenburg. Mass, treasurer: Daniel Willard, president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, of Baltimore. Md.: Henry A. Willard, II, of Washington, Norman R. Willard of Concord, Mass ; L. Willard Harris of Philadelphia, and George B. Willard of Battle Creek, Mich., vice presidents, and Arthur C. Willard, of Wethersfield, Conn., his torian. Members of the Executive Committee are: Samuel L. Willard of Baltimore, Ar thur B. Willard of Marlboro. Mass.; | Miss Florence Willard Scott of Win- I Chester. N. H : Stephen F. Willard of ■ Wcllaston Mass., and John C. Willard of Wethersfield, Conn. Among those named as honorary members were the late Chauncey D:pew. Luther Burbank. Elbert Hub ta.d, Ambassador Joseph Willard. Hen- , r;/ K'".osg Willard, Henry Augustus Vv'iuarri. Archibald M. Willard and F.rncls Willard. Living honprary members are Elihu Root. Mrs Kermit Roosevelt, and Miss Clara Endicott Sears. I-. CONDUIT ROAD GROUP PLANS FOR HALLOWEEN Citizens Will Enter Float in Pa rade and Take Part in City Wide Celebration. The Conduit Road Citizens' Associa tion will participate in the city-wide celebration of Halloween and enter a float in the parade, it was decided at its meeting last night in the Cdmmu nity Church. Cathedral avenue and Conduit road. The group voted down a resolution which asked a change in the zoning regulation prohibiting the building of garages less than 50 feet back from the building line. The association voted to request Lieut. Col. U. S. Grant. 3d. to construct a mu ! nicipal tennis court in the vicinity of Community Church. Lucian Jordan presided at the meeting. -* Hoover-Curtis Speakers Named. Mrs. Rita Collyer of New York and Dean Charles H. Houston of Howard 1 University will speak at the meeting of the Hoover-Curtis forum at the White 1 iaw Hotel Sunday night. Special music I will be included. HEROIC RESCUE MADE OF THREE OF CREW AS 34 ARE DROWNED Daring Sailors Risk Lives to Save Dying Men From Rocky Aleutian Island. _ i By the Associated Press. | < SEATTLE. September 30.—Pieces of ' the battered hulk of the freighter Ne- [ ; vada pounded today on a rocky Aleu tian Island where 34 members of her crew were drowned by stormy seas. Only three men survived—saved by ! i their own strength and daring and \ the heroism of lifeboat crews from two ! rescue ships. They were taken oft Amtlgnak Island late yesterday by the President Madi- I son, in a serious condition from ex- | posure and lack of food. They had remained on the island without shelter and only dried flour to eat, for two sleepless days after seeing their captain and shipmates leap into a gale-lashed sea and never appear again. The three are: James Thorsen, a ] cadet of Portland. Oreg.; Fritz Dewall, ; able-bodied seaman, no address, and i Lucena N. Decanay, ordinary seaman, Manila, P. I. Men in Weakened Condition. They were so weak when taken aboard 1 the President Madison they could tell only snatches of the horror they wit nessed when their Japan-bound freight- ■ er piled on the rocks and then began i to break to pieces. Of the officers and i crew of 37, they were the only ones i to reach shore, fighting their way sue- i cessfully through breakers which a day i later kept a small boat of the Japanese i freighter Oregon Maru from reaching i the uninhabited island to take them off. After resting and eating as the Presi- i dent Madison resumed her course for Victoria. British Columbia, the trio re- ; vived. A radio message received early today reported “all well now.” One of them suffered a cut on the head while landing in the surf from the Nevada. The message contained no further de tails of the wreck of the Nevada in the ship's graveyard of the North Pacific Wednesday morning. Before their eyes, they said, their captain. T. W. Johansen of Portland, Dreg, and the first officer, E. T. Wendt, •Iso of Portland, leaped overboard Into he foaming surf to disappear. Heroism of rescued and rescuers was old in a laconic message from Capt. 3. J. Healy of the President Madison, lero of a previous less tragic rescue in Aleutian waters. He radioed: “We have taken aboard the three iurvivors of the freighter Nevada. Rest ,vere drowned in the surf. The rescue vork bv our officers and crew was mag nificent." During rescue attempts in gale and ligh seas, a small boat of the Oregon Vfaru was lost and several men injured. Pood was thrown over the side of the Japanese freighter in hope it would loat to shore where the trio was ma ■ooned. One of those aboard the ship was a >assenger. Portius D. Berry, 26, of Seattle, who was making a trip to the Drient for his health. Cause of Disaster Not Given. The cause of the disaster to the ship, >wned by the States Steamship Co. of Portland, had not been revealed in ■adio messages, as its radio messages vent silent after its first SOS late Tues lay night. After a 16-hour search, the Dregon Maru found the Nevada piled on he rocks of the island, where it had either been driven by the gale, or de iberately rammed aground to give the :rew a chance to reach shore when the hip was in a sinking condition. The Madison, 300 miles away, turned >ft her course to come to the scene and vas led to the wrapk by the Oregon vlaru. f In February. 1929, Capt. Healy made i similar heroic rescue when master 9f the Montauk. In Unimak Strait, in ;he Aleutians, he took 32 men off the iisabled Alloway and towed the help ess craft into Dutch Harbor. The Nevada, a 410-foot freighter of i,645 gross tons, left Portland Septerm xx 16 for tj^e Orient. INSULL WAY 4 Chicago North Shore Said to Have Gotten $1,150,000 From R. F. C. By th» As*ocl»t*d Pres*. CHICAGO. September 30.—The Chi cago, North Shore & Milwaukee Rail road, an Insull company, was placed In receivership today by Federal Judge James A. Wilkerson. The receivership petition said the road borrowed $1,150,000 from the Re construction Finance Corporation, owes $175,000 In taxes and was unable to meet current obligations. The petition was filed by the Amer ican Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. and declared the railroad owed the company $3.8S7 Judge Wilkerson appointed Col A A. Sprague and Britton I. Budd of Chi cago as receivers. Return of Insulls Sought. The return of Samuel Insull from Paris and his brother, Martin J. Insull, from Ontario will be sought, it was an nounced today by one of the attorneys for Investors In the bankrupt Insull Utility Investments. Inc. Attorney Lewis Jacobson, who made the announcement, said he and his as sociates would seek to have subpoenae* issued for the brothers, who left the country shortly after the collapse of the Insull utility empire. Will Seek to Halt Pension. Jacobson said, however, that the sub roe naes would not be enforceable out ;ide of the jurisdiction of the court In vhich they were issued, but added that f the brothers failed to reply to them rther steps might be taken At the •ame time Jacobson said he would seek ;o stop the annual pension of $18,000 yhich Samuel Insull is receiving from .hree operating Chicago utilities. Jacobson made his statement yester lay during Federal Judge Walter C. Lindley's inquiry into the affairs of one rf the bankrupt Insull investment com panies. State's Attorney John A. Swanson rlso indicated he would like to question he Insull brothers as well as Samuel tnsull's son Samuel, jr.. still vice chair man of th-* three Chicago operating utilities, who left Saturday to visit i* •’e-pnts in Paris. Swanson questioned former Insull officials and learned, he said later, that Martin J. Insull withdrew several shares pf stork from the portfolio of the Middle West Utilities Co., huge holding concern of which he was president, to safeguard his own and friends’ stoclCacrounts and bank loans. Prominent Stockholders Disclosed. Much interest was created by the in troduction into evidence at the bank ruptcy hearing of a roster of 250 names —many of them nationally known in political, financial, and Industrial circles —comprising a syndicate which under wrote part cf an issue of 600,000 shares of common stock of the Insull Utility Investments. Inc., in 1930. Lawyers said introduction of the list did not indicate that the formation of the syndicate was irregular or dishonest, tut that they believed it still owed the bankrupt concern more than $700,000 which should be figured ameng its assets. The syndicate wras formed in August, 1930. to buy 115,000 shares of stock. Subscribers were to pay 20 per cent of their subscriptions as pledges, at torneys said. Some paid the full amount at once, others paid 5 per cent down and 15 per cent when the syndicate dissolved, while a third group paid the initial 5 per cent, but have not paid the remaining 15 per cent. Syndicate Disbands. The syndicate was disbanded last Wohmarv with a 20 ner rent loss, about $6,000,000. Attorneys said they have a legal claim amounting to about *700.000 against those who failed to pay their full margins. Among the 250 names were those of sundry Insull companies, individuals and investment concerns identified with them. The names of Individuals included those of Mayor Anton J. Cermak. Jos eph Tumulty, private secretary of the late President Woodrow Wilson: Owen D. Young and Gerard Swope, chairman and president, respectively, of the Gen eral Electric Co.: George M. Reynolds and George Woodruff. Chicago bankers: Prank L. Smith, former chairman of the Illinois State Commerce Commis sion end now Republican State national comltteeman: David E. Shanahan, Speaker of the Illinois House of Rep resentatives: Melvin L. Traylor, promi nent Democrat and banker. State's attorney said Washington Flexner, president of a printing com pany, had told him that Martin Insull traded secretly in Flexner's brokerage account and that he borrowed secur ities belonging to Middle West to use as collateral. Later, Flexner said, the securities were sold to 12 subsidiaries of Middle West at a loss of *61,200 to the holding company. MRS. VARE’DEFEATS MISS MACKENZIE Wins Women'* National Cham pionihip Golf Semi-Finals, 5 and 4. By the Associated Presa. PEABODY, Mass., September 30.— Mrs. Glenna Col.ett Vare of Philadel phia qualified for her seventh women's national championship golf final since 1922 today by overwhelming Ada Mac Kenzie of Toronto, a former Canadian titlist, 5 and 4, on the Salem Country Club course. Virginia Van Wie of Chicago gained the title round by defeating Charlotte Glutting of Short Hills, N. J., 4 and 3. RULERS BACK IN LONDON King and Queen to Spend Short Stay at Buckingham Palace. LONDON. September 30 (&).—King George and Queen Mary returned to London today from Balmoral, Scotland, for a short stay at Buckingham Palace before proceeding to their residence at Sandringham. Both looked well after their holiday in the highlands. —-• HEADS SCHOOL GROUP Mrs. MacBea Donald Named by Cheverly Woman’s Club. Special Dispatch to The Star. CHEVERLY, Md., September 30 — Mrs. MacRae Donald has been appoint ed chairman of the School Committee of the Cheverly Woman’s Club, her as sociates being Mrs. W. L. Atwater and Mrs. J. Fogel. Mrs. W. P. Forbes has been named Flower Fund chairman. Mrs. C. M. Hogeland and Mrs. Henry Naylor will have charge of a chicken dim »r to be served by the club October 6 In V school auditorium. Mrs. Rob erl \*. McCullough will entertain the club October 19. Nearly 17,000 tourists from the United States arrived in the United Kingdom In July.