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MORE TO MCA Four Ships Ready to Sail Today With Troops and Munitions. I By the Associated Press. NAPLES, February 25.—Four more •hips. laden with troops and war Materials were ready to sail today to Italy's East African colonies, three from this port and one from Messina. They will carry 1,000 more men to ' the scene of the Italo-Ethiopian dis pute, bringing to 15,000 the number estimated to have embarked since mobilization was ordered. Yesus to Carry Statement. Negradas Yesus, the Ethiopian charge d'affaires, said he would com municate to the Italian government tod^y the statement of his Emperor, Halle Selassie I. concerning Ethiopia's willingness to agree to Italy's terms for creation of a neutral zone along the Ethiopian • Italian Somaliland boundary. Official sources In Rome, however. Indicated that they were far from pleased over the Emperor's "precip itous" action in ordering his military commander at Gherlogubi to begin demarcation of the neutral zone with out waiting to answer Italy's most recent communication on the subject. Attempt to Mislead Seen. The opinion was expressed that Haile Selassie wished to give the world the impression he is ready to create the zone and that the Italians are opposed to it. On the contrary, the Italian gov ernment contends, Italy actually pro posed the settlement, but did not wish to accept the preliminary conditions the Ethiopian Emperor set forth. AGREEMENT HELD UNLIKELY. No Indication Emperor Plans to Give In. ROME, February 25 (JP).—No possi bility of an Italo-Ethiopian agree ment is in sight, a government spokesman said today, as four more Italian transports prepared to sail for East Africa. "There's no indication on the Em peror's part," the spokesman said, "that he is ready to give in on his determination to take no blame for Ethiopian aggression on the Somali land frontier and to pay no indem nity for the Italian troops killed in attacks at Ualual and Afdub." STUDENTS PROTEST MILITARY TRAINING West Virginians Fight Order Given 12 to Sign Up or Face Expulsion. By the Associated Press. MORGANTOWN. W. Va.. February 25.—A dozen students at West Vir ginia University are under orders to sign up for military training by to * morrow or face expulsion, and mean while students are organizing a meet ing to make a general protest. Dean Wilson P. Shortridge of the College of Arts and Sciences said of the 12 students notified, some of them are eligible for exemption because of ill health or other sufficient reasons. Donald E. Graham of Darby. Pa., a member of the American Society of Friends, was dropped from the uni versity last week after he refused to take military training because of con scientious objection. The student protest meeting has been called for Wednesday night, a day after the expulsion deadline. SCHUSCHNIGG SEES SIMON TO REPORT ON AUSTRIAN NAZIS (Continued From First Page.) Station 15 minutes after Schuschnigg's arrival was the only disturbance to mark the statement entrance Into London. Unemployed marchers troop ed past the station. SCHUSCHNIGG PLOT TOLD. Paris Paper Says Terrorists Planned Attack. PARIS. February 25 UP).—A plot against Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg of Austria, now in London, was as serted today by the newspaper L'Ami du Peuple (the Friend of the People) to have prompted the "smuggling" of the chancellor into Paris last week. The newspaper said the police were Informed that a band of unidentified terrorists had come to Paris intend ing to attack Schuschnigg. The police fear of an attack on the Austrian leader or of disorders not only caused him to be brought secretly from an outlying railroad station Fri day night, but prevented his appear ance yesterday at a mass in a down town church, where a crowd of nota bles waited half an hour for the chan cellor, who failed to appear. TWO DOZEN WAR CRAFT ON BRITISH NAVAL WAYS New Ships Include Four 9,OOO Ton Cruisers and One Air craft Carrier. By the Associated Press. LONDON.—Although she tempor arily has suspended construction of capital ships of the line, England has 26 war craft on the ways, most of them for delivery next Summer. Included are four 9,000-ton cruis ers, one aircraft carrier, one flotilla leader, four destroyers, three subma rines,* four sloops, two minesweepers and one netlayer. SPECIAL NOTICES. ' I WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR debts contracted by any one other than myself. WM. E. HAYE8. 3417 Nichols ave. a.e. 26* ELECTRIC REFRIGERATION SCHOOL OP Wash, new address Is 1332 14th n.v. 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Map of area, dotted line indi cating course followed by the chil dren in their wandering. —Star Staff Photos. LOST TWINS SLEEP AS SEARCHERS COMB SWAMPS AND FIELDS (Continued Prom First Page.) and said a little prayer before drop ping off to sleep. With a sigh of relief, Policeman Reese bundled the two wayfarers into his automobile and took them to the firehouse at Branchville, where Chief G. C. Johnson had been organizing and directing the search. There the youngsters disposed of milk and large sandwiches supplied by the firemen while their parents were being notified. Soon there was a happy reunion be tween the twins and their father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. George P. Miller of No. 11 Milmarson place, who had spent almost the entire night at the scene of the search since the twins disappeared in the swamp while on a picnic yesterday afternoon. John and Elizabeth did not return to their third and fourth grade class rooms at Keene School today. Instead, they were given hot baths, wrapped in blankets and put to bed. John and Elizabeth, however had managed to get in considerable sleep last night. They wanted to talk about the adven ture and declined to disappoint news photographers. Became Separated in Woods. The family party, consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Miller, the twins and their elder brothers, George, jr., 12, and Samuel, 14. took advantage of a mild Sunday afternoon and motored to a point on Sunnyside road for a picnic. After disposing of the lunch the four children wandered into the woods. Presently the elder boys returned with out the twins. They had become sep arated in the woods and supposed John and Elizabeth had returned to the au tomobile. Mr. Miller blew his motor horn and George and Samuel shouted for the twins. Receiving no answer, the boys and their father went into the woods. The twins were nowhere to be seen. Now thoroughly alarmed, the Mil lers drove to a nearby residence and telephoned for help. Several hours before dark the appeal had gone out by telephone and radio. Search parties were organized and all night men with torches, lanterns and elec tric searchlights combed the swampy country. Wandered Deep Into Woods. Meanwhile, the twins had wandered deep into the woods. They found a log across Indian Creek and went over to the other side, but returned when cut off by the swamp. The pair John and Margaret Miller, 8-year-old twins, pose happily with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. George P. Miller, at their home today, a few hours after the twins had been found, exhausted, near Branchville. Md. The youngsters had wandered for hours before searchers stumbled on them. Youth Who Sings Way to Fame Settles Score at Old Home Town By the Associated Press. OKLAHOMA CITY. February 25 — Truman "Pinky" Tomlln, who crashed the movies almost overnight with his song, "The Object of My Affection," didn't even have a dream girl in mind when he wrote it. Perched unromantically on a res taurant stool eating eggs, the self styled "country boy" said here last night he was steering clear of all objects-of-affection until he makes more money. "There's no place for a married man in this climb-up business," said the youth. "When I wrote that song I was sing ing for my meals in University of Oklahoma eating places. I got tired of eating warmed-up food and left overs." ••Pink" disclosed that the biggest "kick" he got of going back to Durant, Okla.. his home town, was from the settling of an early boyhood grievance against a druggist who once refused him a job. He said he told the man that some day he would "drive down this street in the biggest car you ever saw and I'll stop right in front of your store and honk until your ears ache." Visiting at Durant last week, he drove up to the store in his "mile long" car and honked until the pro prietor brought out refreshments. Tomlin. who landed a big contract in Hollywood, is on his way to Chicago. AIDESAKS MELLON GUIDED FORTUNE Secretary Testifies Banker Personally Shaped Busi ness Policies. By the Associated Press. PITTSBURGH, February 25 —An drew W. Mellon personally shapes the policies and guides the destinies of the great Mellon fortune, the banker's secretary, Howard M. Johnson, told the Board of Tax Appeals today. Called as a witness for the fourth day at Mellon's $3,000,000 income tax inquiry, the grayhaired former book keeper, who ha£ drawn up the finan cier's income tax returns for 20 years, was asked by Government Counsel Robert H. Jackson. "Were sales or purchases made on your part without consultation with Mr. Mellon?" Followed Policy. "An individual sale might have been made, but it always was in line with the policies set by Mr. Mellon," Johnson answered. "Then Mr. Mellon made these poli cies entirely of his own accord?" queried the attorney. "Correct," was the witness' firm answer. Attorney Jackson asked Johnson if Mellon always was in close touch with his financial situation, and the secre tary said: "He always was actually in charge, with the qualification that while he was in Washington he did not have the same close touch." Salary of 915,400. Jackson's cross-examination brought from Johnson the disclosure that he received from the former Secretary of the Treasury an annual salary of $15, 400 since 1930, besides director's fees for companies he served. The Government's questioning was an apparent attempt to establish that Mellon himself was responsible for the conduct of his huge businesses. The Government charges the financier filed a fraudulent income return In 1931, and claims he now owes $3, 089,000, but Mellon contends the Gov ernment owes him $139,000 for over paid taxes. The Board of Appeals' hearing went into its second week today. Brothers Linked. Before turning his questioning again on Mellon's sale of 123,000 shares of Pittsburgh Coal Co. stock to the Union Trust Co., Jackson de veloped from the witness that Andrew W. Mellon and R. B. Mellon, his late brother, had offices in the Mellon National Bank. The Government claims the stock sale was a faked move to enable Mellon to deduct income tax losses, and is going into the business rela tionships of the brothers in an at tempt to trace various transactions. Held Tax Free Bonds. In reply to a query, Johnson said that in 1931 the financier had tax free municipal bonds and Federal bonds in his portfolio. "The total of these ran into a good deal of money, didn't they?" asked the attorney, "Yes." No estimate of their value wis made by Johnson. "I notice from the income return there is no notice of interest received from these," said Jackson. "Those items were not taxable and are not returnable," the witness an swered. t t ME FOR COTTON IS SOUGHT ABROAD Oscar Johnston to Confer About Buying U. S. Farm Products. By the Associated Press. Oscar Johnston, Mississippi cotton planter, will sail Wednesday for Eu rope to talk with trade experts of sev eral countries about buying more American farm products, especially cotton. Johnston is one of the New Deal's most ardent internatignalists. Experienced in the law and banking as well as cotton growing, he was made director of finance for the agriculture administration in May, 1933. Ever since then he has contended restora tion of world trade is essential to per manent recovery for the American farmer. Seeks Normal Trade. Johnston said today his efforts abroad would be directed at restoring normal world trade in this country's farm products. Prospects for an in ternational cotton agreement with India, Egypt. Brazil and Argentina will be discussed. The United States at present has a cotton surplus of 3,500, 000 bales. Johnston, now director of the A. A. A. cotton producers' pool and special assistant on commodity loans to Sec retary Morgenthau, asserted r "With our enormous territory we must necessarily produce a tremendous surplus of raw materials over and above the quantities necessary to feed and cloth America. These materials must be exported." Should the United States discontinue permanently the exportation of "con siderable quantities" of cotton, tobacco, pork, lard, lumber and other com modities," he said, "we would throw out of employment millions of people now engaged in the production of those commodities, we would disorgan ize the social economy of millions of people, we would take out of cultiva tion to those crops 30,000,000 or 40, 000,000 acres of land and would bring lands now planted to those crops into the production of other crops, thus disorganizing other agricultural In dustries throughout the country." Dependent on World. Prosperity in the United States is linked Inseparably with world-wide re covery, he said. "In short, we cannot get well with the balance of the world sick, and for that reason it behooves us so to adjust our economic life and laws as to pro mote world-wide welfare." Income Tax as Drink Test. Because John Basil could figure an income tax problem he was freed of a charge of drunkenness In Bristol, Eng land. A police surgeon testified that when he gave Basil the problem the man refused to calculate because the rate was different than that levied by the government. Basil then worked out the correct amount quicker than the questioner. The surgeon believed that was a sure proof of sobriety. Too Many Accidents for Boy. Nine-year-old Victor Holmes of Pendlebury, Scotland, thinks 11 acci dents in nine years too many. He is recovering from No. 11, which was upsetting boiling water on his legs. Victor has been saved from drowning three times, has been in three street accidents, has been bitten by a dog, burned by blazing carbide and has dislocated his elbow and become en ingled in the spokes of a cjrt wheel. SWEETHEARTS SOUGHT IN DEATH, NOTES OF DU BOIS GIRLS SHOW (Continued Prom First Page ) the plane from which the girls jumped, adding: ' We admire the courage of the pilot in not losing his head in a most critical situation." Gowen argued the letters should be submitted to the jury privately as Coert Du Bois, father of the two i young women, had hoped that their contents might not be made public. The father, Gowen said, wished later to read the communications quietly to his wife. Wrote Alternative Paragraphs. Each girl had written alternate paragraphs in the letters, one of which was addressed to the father and the other to the mother. The letter to Du Bo is, beginning, "Darling Coert." read: "We never explained things to you as we should. There's been so much doubt and worry. You've been kind to us and forgiven us and you'll for give us this as you must feel a little of what we did when we heard of the flying boat cracking up. "Do you remember Charles (Flying Officer John A. C. Forbes, one of the two aviators killed in a crash at Messina) telling about the corri dors? The one before us seems pretty straight. Charles was engaged to another girl and he was going to break it off and we would have been married this Summer probably. "There never will be any one else for me." Heard of Death in Paris. "We heard of his death in Paris on Monday. We came on to London the next morning and came to the Ritz. We did not want to see any one. Comfort mother with all your strength. I think she will feel as we do. Luck is with you now. "BETTY AND JANE." The second letter read: "Mother darling: "'Do not doubt that we are with you now and always and with great love. Please do not think that we have done anything wicked, for we were given proof that if there is a rule, an ex ception has been made for us. "We went to St. Martin's-ln-the Field (a church at the corner of Trafalgar Square) because they were to pray for Charles and Dick during the service. They knew we had not been confirmeH. but they let us take communion and be absolved from our sins. Parable of Laborers. 'The lesson was the parable of the laborers in the vineyard. You must have known when you heard that the crash in Sicily would pull us over a line which has never been well enough defined for us. "I think you knew that Charles and I were going to spend our lives to gether and I must keep my part of the bargain. We had spent the day loaded down with half crowns (50 cent pieces) for the proletariat to UUHft W UtUI. tuifll 13 IClt ill Ulc bank is all Coerfs. "If It is considered ours it goes to the unemployed at Pembroke docks (from where the flyingboat "Ace of Diamonds" hopped oil for Singapore), or for Royal Air Force widows. Our bags are at Victoria Station. Do you think George Peterson can be pub lished? (Hie coroner explained that this probably was a book they had written.) "Darling, there Is no one else on earth we can even hope to have under stand. We are together with you. "We would like that there be nothing in this letter to hurt. It is only the smaller things, sentimentalities, that do that. Think of us as undivided and happy as we would never have been after our lives became compli cated with servants. We loved you and that can never be broken or destroyed. "You must not be discouraged if there are difficulties. It will pass. This is the greatest trust which we have ever put in you. "Forever, "Bessie and Jane." The bodies of the two sisters were to be cremated later at Golder's Green. Pioneer Woman Doctor Dies. PROVIDENCE, R. I., February 25 (/P).—Dr. Lucy Appleton, 86, for more than 50 years a general practitioner in Boston, died Saturday night Oift 1-SOIO Turn your old trinkets, jewelry and watches Into MONEY at A.JCahnJnc. Arthur 7. Sundlun, Pres. 42 YEARS at 935 F^TREET Imirie Takes Stand in Con tested Montgomery Elections. By a Staff Correspondent of The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md., February 25.— John Imirie, defeated Democrat, con testing the election of Walter Ma gruder, Fusionist, to the House of Delegates, admitted on the stand this morning that he did not know of his own knowledge if there was any fraud or corruption in the last November 6 election. His statement came at the opening of a hearing before Judge Donald A. Delashmutt. Dr. Llewellyn Jordan of Takoma Park and Imirie, of Bethesda, Demo crats, are suing Joseph A. Cantrell of Chevy Chase and Magruder of Gaithersburg, both Fusionists, who both won out as members of the House of Delegates. Asked why he singled out Magruder instead of Miss Ruth Shoemaker to contest, Imirie said that he felt Miss Shoemaker would have beeri elected anyway. Identifies Notes. . On the stand Imirie identified the exchange oi communications with Ma gruder and the legal notes filed to institute the present proceedings. Counsel for Magruder objected to the introduction of a memorial, which Imirie addressed to the House of Delegates, Magruder's counsel claim ing that Magruder had never seen either the memorial or a copy of it. In all objections by counsel Judge De Lashmutt stated that these ob jections would have to be passed upon by the Elections Committee of the House of Delegates. i Before Imirie took the stand Judge . De Lashmutt denied three motions by inc uiiciwc iii inc ucurui a lcu ritv,uuii cases growing out of the November 6 elections in Montgomery County. Beyond Jurisdiction. Attorneys for Cantrell and Magruder asked that the cases be tried sepa rately and not consolidated. Judge De Lashmutt ruled that this was be yond his jurisdiction and would have to be decided by the House of Dele gates. Another motion by the attorneys for Cantrell and Magruder asked that the names of these candidates on the offi cial ballot be not placed, respec tively, as first and fourth, since in the event of a lost trial this would make a difference in their successors. Judge De Lashmutt said this also was a question for the House of Dele gates; that he is merely here to take testimony. A third motion asked that the cases be postponed until after the adjourn ment of the General Assembly, at which Cantrell and Magruder are supposed to be seated. Judge De Lashmutt referred this also to the House of Delegates. 34 Witnesses Called. Thirty-four witnesses were sum moned to give testimony this morning. First of the contestants on the stand was Imirie, who is being repre sented by Dr. Jordan. Both are lawyers. It is believed that Jordan, when he goes on the stand, will be represented by Imirie. Attorneys for Cantrell and Ma gruder are John E. Oxley, Ralph S. Fowler. Edward Peters, Vivian Simp son. Kenneth Lyddane and Charles Y. Latimer. RECEIVER IS DEN IE D LIEN ON U. S. FUND Money Due by Government to Contractor Involved in Court of Appeals Case. The District Court of Appeals today denied the right of John F. Moran, re ceiver for the closed North Capitol Savings Bank, to set up a prior lien for $3,000 against money due by the Government to a contractor, also in re ceivership. and claimed by the con tractor's surety. The lower court had held that the surety company—Guardian Casualty Company—which had paid out claims against the contractor 'amounting to $6,077.48. had precedence in pressing its own right to recover the fund owed by the Government, amounting to $4,068.05. The contractor was the Maryland Montgomery Co.. engaged on work in the Anacostia River, which the court's opinion set out, it did not complete. The $3,800 represented loans to the company. The bank was represented by John Philip Hill and Francis W. Hill, jr.. and the Casualty Co. by Col. Edward S. Bailey. PENNY SAVINGS PAY IN FULL FOR BABY j-ruuiui, 1x1 x ui 11, yrivca x ee ui 3,500 Coins to Son for Bank Account. MOUNT EPHRAIM, N. J. (/?).—Two years ago Francis Munn, carpet weaver, and his wife said: "We are going to save our pennies." Baby Francis Munn arrived just as the last of 3.500 pennies had been dropped in » tin box, and they Just covered the cost of his arrival. Not to be outdone. Dr. John W. Fessman turned them over to his son as the start of a bank account. Mary Astor Improves. HOLLYWOOD, February 25 <&). Resting quietly at a local hospital Mary Astor, film actress, may not be forced to undergo an operation for ap pendicitis, her husband, Dr. Franklin Thorpe, reported today. Miss Astor'f pain has been relieved by ice packs. CHAISE LOUNGE Cretonne Covered Choice of Colors 23*.. $5.75 RJ.See Co. FINf FURNITURE* 7th A H N.W. r I _ Trade Envoy OSCAR JOHNSTON. DIRECT SUBSIDIES TO SHIPS OPPOSED BY LEGISLATORS (Continued Prom First Page.) expense accounts, highly paid lobby ists and huge dividends." "I have never voted for a subsidy," Black said. "Easy Government money stifles genius; paralyzes business effort and removes the incentive for frugal and efficient business management." The President's message is due on Capitol Hill this week. Under the present system. 32 ship ping lines are receiving indirect aid under the Jones-White act of 1928. j Payments are made for mail-carrying on a mileage basis. In return, the carriers were re- ! quired to construct new ships and maintain certain routes. The Black Committee reported, however, that j only 32 new vessels had been built, j and that of $121,000,000 borrowed j from the Government for construc- ! tion, less than $1,000,000 had been repaid. Lost Money on Contract. In an Investigation growing out of the Senate inquiry, and conducted by the Post Office Department last Fall, an official of one shipping company asserted that the firm would lose money on its $20,000,000 contract be cause it was required to build six vessels in this country where costs were higher than In other nations. The Post Office Department re ported that $28,692,458 was paid last year on ocean mail contracts. In vestigators said the same amount of mail could have been carried on a poundage basis for $3,000,000. Secretary Roper has recommended two classes of subsidies—one to finance ship construction, and the other for operating costs in com petition with foreign ships. The Post Office Department also has reported its findings to the Execu tive. The exact nature of the Roose- | velt plan, however, has not been made known. LAWYERS' BRIEFS RUSH PRINTING BYRON S. ADAMS "See Etz and See Better" Regardless of how well you see — your eyes may be working under a strain. Our examination I will tell. Optometrists 1217 G St. N.W. □ CAPTAIN CLEARED AFTER SPY QUIZ Skipper and Crew of U. S. Tanker Questioned by Japanese. By the Associated Press. TOKIO, February 25.—The captain and crew of the American tanker Elizabeth Kellogg were absolved to day of suspicion of spying on Japan's fortification at the entrance to Tokio Harbor. The vessel was floated last night from the sand spit on which it grounded. Authorities announced soon afterward their Investigation was closed and the tanker was free to depart. Capt. N. T. Henderson and the members of his crew were subjected to questioning by army officers and police after the Elizabeth Kellogg went aground at the point which the authorities asserted gave them an excellent view of the harbor forti fications. Henderson was quoted by a sergeant of the Yokohama marine police as saying the ship strayed from Its channel while he was below decks celebrating Washington's birthday and the third mate was on the bridge. 45 DAYS FOR LIQUOR Judge Schuldt Sentences Man on Two Charges. Thomas P Herbert. 37. colored. 400 block of G place, was sentenced to 45 days in jail by Judge Gus A. Schuldt in Police Court today on charges of selling liquor without a license and keeping liquor for sale without a license. Acting on a complaint, Policemen Benjamin F. Bean and William T. Burroughs raided Herbert's place early this morning and seized three half gallons and two half pints of bootleg liquor. k, Plan— for your future! 5100 Sg. Ft. 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Their parents, when the children had become lost in downtown Wash ington some time ago, warned the twins not to address strangers, but to seek out a policeman. They began to hunt for a policeman. The children passed houses and motorists, afraid to announce their plight. They walked 7 or 8 miles in a round-about course, in and out of the edge of the swamp. Once they saw a tourists' cabin, but the sign said 75 cents a night, and they had no money. Nightfall found the twins within a few hundred yards of the Baltimore Boulevard, where hundreds of auto mobiles were passing. But the pair refused to turn to strangers in their plight. John Recites Prayer. Instead, they scraped up a bed of pine needles in a thicket and pre pared to spend the night. John spread his coat for a mattress and Elizabeth pulled her wrap over them as a covering. The twins looked up at the stars through the trees over head and decided to say a prayer. John said it went like this: "Tonight when I lie down to rest, Angels guard my little nest. Like the wee birds in the tree, Heavenly Father, care lor me." Although sheet ice formed on nearby pools, the night was comparatively mild. The children slept fairly well, they said, and were found shortly after they awakened. Mr. Miller is a writer and publisher of books on educational subjects. TAX APPEALS BOARD GETS DUKE TAX CASE Heiress Carries Fight Against Ad ditional $4,132 Levy for 1932 to Body. By the Associated Press. The former Doris Duke, reputedly the world's richest girl, today carried a fight against an additional $4,132 income tax assessment for 1932 to the Board of Tax Appeals. Petitions brought in by her guardian last week appealed claims totaling $34,601 for that year. Today, the City Bank Farmers Trust Co. of New York, as trustee under a trust created in 1917 by her late tobacco-magnate fa ther, appealed the smaller claim. Like the others, the petition charged the Bureau of Internal Revenue er roneously disallowed deductions from taxable income for foreign taxes paid on the dividends of foreign corpora tions.