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IS STUDENT HERE
Exiled by President There,
He Awaits Outcome of
Current Revolution.
Exiled from Honduras because of
his editorial attacks on the adminis
tration of President Tiburcio Cariss
Andino. Roger Gabriel Pizzatl, youth
ful editor of two newspapers at La
Ceiba. Atlantida, Honduras, now is in
Washington to study governmental
Institutions and methods and to be
come acquainted with American jour
nalism.
He has identified himself promi
nently with the revolutionary move
ment against President Andino under i
leadership of Dr. Vinancio Callejas. |
now in exue in
El Salvador, and |
is awaiting the |
outcome of the'
present revolu- |
tion now raging
in five of the I
federal depart
ments of Hon
duras.
P i z z a t i esti
mated there are
8,000 Hondufans
who, like himself,
are in political |
exile. Most of !
them are in Cen
Rnjfr G. Pinati. |ra, Amcrican !
countries adjacent to their homeland, ,
in Cuba, British Honduras and Mex
ico. Many of them, however, are in |
the United States and a few have |
gone to Europe.
Iron-clad censorship has been set:
lip over the Honduran press. Pizzati 1
said, and virtually all the newspapers j
have been closed up or taken over i
by the government.
"I hope to be able to go back to
establish another newspaper and
preach true liberty to the people of
Honduras,” Pizzati said. “I stand for
the re-establishment of a national
press, with real freedom of speech
yid political thought. I believe that
ell my countrymen should have the
right to vote and participate in their
government. This right is denied them
today.”
Pizzati was editor and publisher of
El Pais and El Golpe, formerly lead
ing newspapers in La Ceiba. Both
have been closed because of fiery edi
torial opposition to the Andino ad
ministration. Pizzati now is engaged
in a survey of American newspapers
on behalf of the National Press Asso
ciation of Honduras, which is working
for the establishment of a free press
In that country.
The exiled editor, who is only 25.
said he recognizes in President Andino
"many fine qualities,” but that he is
strongly opposed to his principles of
government and political ideals.
Pizzati fled from Honduras nine
months ago. entering the United
States through New Orleans. He has
visited many newspapers in the South
ern States and is serving as a special
correspondent for La Traduccion. a
Spanish language paper at Tampa,
and for La Prensa.
He is in Washington for an indefi
nite stay and is the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Elliott Marsden. Pizzati is a
painter by hobby, and Mr. Marsden. a
geologist, is a friend of the editor's
art teacher.
VOCATIONAL SERVICE
EXTENSION IS URGED
Rapid extension of the vocational
rehabilitation service for convalescents
at the Tuberculosis Hosiptal was urged
at a meeting of the Technical Ad
visory Committee of the Tuberculosis
Association in the office of Managing
Director Mrs. Ernest R. Grant yester
day.
Discussing popularity of the service
among patients. Joseph McGroary, di
rector. pointed out that 20 white in
mates already have sought instruction
from teachers assigned to the hos
pital from the W. P. A. adult educa
tion staff. Teachers make semi-week
ly trips to the hospital.
The committee directed McGroary
to extend the work to colored patients
by arrangement with the colored staff
of the W. P. A. education service. Pri
vate schools, McGroary said, have do
nated many text books for patients'
study.
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To Vote on Bond Issue.
COLONIAL BEACH, Va„ May 23
fSpecial i.—On Tuesday, May 26, the
voters in Washington District, in
Westmoreland County will vote on a
bond issue to determine whether the
district shall borrow about $30,000 to
build a new school building at Oak
Grove.
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Butchers Go on Strike.
When Arab and Jewish butchers re
cently went on strike in Jerusalem as
a protest against an increase in rates
at municipal slaughter houses the city
was almost meatless.
SERVICE ORDERS
ARMY ORDERS.
Tobias. Lieut. Col. Robert B., Den
tal Corps, transferred from Fort Jay,
N. Y„ to the Panama Canal Depart
ment, September 1.
Robertson, Lieut. Col. Walter M.,
Infantry, Fort Jay, to the War De
partment general staff, July 9.
Daley, Col. Edmund L„ Engineer
Corps, Army War College, to New
York City.
Lyons. Maj. F. Russel, Engineer
Corps. St. Paul. Minn., to the Army
Industrial College. August 21.
Wilson, Maj. Frank W.. Medical
Corps. Army Medical Center, to Fort
Benning, Ga.. September 1.
Each of the following officers of
the Air Corps at Langley Feld, Va.,
is assigned to Randolph Field, Tex.,
July 1: Maj. Walter H. Reid. Maj.
Robert T. Cronau, Capt. Edgar R.
Todd, Capt. Henry W. Door. Capt.
Paul M. Jacobs, Capt. Stoyte O. Ross,
First Lieut. John H. Ives. First Lieut.
Troup Miller, jr.
Perry. Capt. Clifton H.. Medical
Administrative Corps, Army Medical
Center, to Fort Sam Houston, Tex.,
October 9.
Billick. Capt. Eugene W., Medical
Corps, Fort Leavenworth. Kans., to
duty in the office of the surgeon gen
eral, July 1.
Holmes, Capt. Thomas R.. West
minster, Md., to the Panama Canal
Department, October 15.
Weber, First Lieut. John H. (Field
Artillery), Ordnance Department,
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to
the Philippine Department, Septem
ber 16.
Hanna. First Lieut. Archibald J.,
Air Corps, Langley Field. Va., to
Chanute Field, 111., August 20.
Grandmother Among Grads
Mrs. Mabel Slocum Fisher, 57-year-old grandmother who
postponed education 38 years because of her family responsi
bilities. will get her long-wanted college degree next month at
graduation exercises of Washington Square College of New York
University. Mrs. Fisher, native of Hamburg, N. Y., is pictured
in her graduating gown with Daniel Brill, 18, of Brooklyn,
youngest member of the senior class. She went to high school
in Buffalo. During college career she was honor student in
sociology, averaging B for four years. _—A. P. Photo.
Former Capital Pastor Will
Deliver Commencement
Address June 1.
Dr. Joseph R. Sizoo, former pas- i
tor of the New- York Avenue Pres- |
byterian Church, will deliver thej
commencement address to graduates1
of American University on Monday;
night. June 1, at Memorial Continen- j
tal Hall of the Daughters of the j
American Revolution.
Dr. Sizoo. now located in New York j
city, will take for his subject: ‘ Toward
an understand
ing." The exer
cises will climax
nearly a week of
academic - year
end activity at
the University.
Dr. Joseph M.
M. Gray, chan
cellor of Ameri
can University,
will deliver the
baccalaureate ser
mon to graduates
next Sunday af
ternoon at Met
ropolitan Memor
Dr. SHOO. jal M e t. h o d 1st
Church adjacent to the campus.
Following the baccalaureate service,
the senior class at the college, through
its president, Elbridge Church, will
present. Its class gift to Dr. George
B. Woods, dean of the College of Lib
eral Arts, in the form of a memorial
collection of books in memory of Dr.
Harold Golder. former professor of
English, and later dean of the Grad
uate School of American University.
The outstanding function this week
will be the so-called "All University
Dinner,” to be held Saturday night
at Meridian Mansions, 2400 Sixteenth
street, to be addressed by Dr. Leon
Marshall, formerly of the N. R. A. and
newly appointed professor of Political
Economy at the Graduate School.
Reservations for the dinner are br
ing made with Raymond Spaeth at
the campus, and should be in by to
morrow.
The Commencement entertainment
will take place Friday night at the
gymnasium auditorium on the cam
pus. The program will include read
ing of the class will by Esther Smith
and Prank Hoadley; the class pro
phecy by Betty Wheeler; an original
skit by Edward Hopper, and music
by the chorus, ths Girls’ Glee Club,
the Men's Glee Club, the orchestra
and the string quartet. A dance will
follow.
METHODISTS’ VOTE
UNIFICATION PLAN
General Conference of Protestant
Church Favors Move by
142 to 39.
By t he Associated Press.
HIGH POINT. N. C.. May 23.—The
General Conference of the Methodist
Protestant Church late today voted
142 to 39 in favor of unification with
other branches of the denomination.
The vote was upon a resolution of
the Committee on Church Union rec
ommending the merger.
The Methodist Episcopal (Northern)
Church recently approved a unifica
tion plan, but the Methodist Episco
pal Church, South, will not hold Its
general conference until 1938.
CIVIL SERVICE PLANS
' TESTS FOR EXAMINERS
Applications to Be Received Until
June 10—Tobacco Inspector
Jobs Open.
The Civil Service Commission is
preparing to hold an examination ior
junior civil service examiners and will
receive applications until June 10.
The pay is $1,620 and generally a
four-year college course will be re
quired for examination entrants.
The commission will receive also
until June 4 applicants flOE tobacco
Inspector, at $2.000-$3.200. in the De
partment of Agriculture, and until
June 11 for aircraft inspectors, $1,620
to $2,600. .
Details are available at head
quarters. Seventh and P streets.
DETECTIVES HUNT
$30X00 DEPOSITOR
Man Vanishes After Opening
25 Bank Accounts in
Los Angeles.
iy the Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES, May 23.—An unob
trusive, middle-aged little man who
moved quietly through this city's
financial districts, opened 25 bank
accounts aggregating $30,000 in two
days and then vanished, mystified
bankers and detectives said today.
Accounts were opened Monday and
Tuesday in virtually every downtown
bank under the name of Donald Berg
of St. Louis. Wednesday night the
depositor left the hotel where he
had been staying. Nothing has been
heard from him since.
Detective Agency Called in.
The American Bankers’ Association
called on the Burns Detective Agency
to investigate the possibility the man
may have met foul play. The aid of
the Department of Justice also was
enlisted.
Bank tellers said he usually ap
peared with two suit cases, from
which he would produce a $1,000 bill
and two $100 bills. Berg was de
scribed as evasive on questions as to
his home address or the names of his
relatives.
"There certainly Is nothing- wrong
about opening 25 bank accounts, but
there is reason to fear this man and
his money may be the victims of foul
play,’’ said a Burns detective.
Non-Existent Bank Reference.
In opening the first account here
the man gave as reference an account
in an out-of-town bank which proved
I to be non-existent, said the detec
■ tive. In the 24 other accounts opened
in rapid succession the first Los An
i geles account was cited.
The Bums Detective Agency said it
could find no trace in St. Louis of
any one by the name of Donald
Berg.
Much Rubbage Collected.
Report on the Ottawa, Kans.. pub
lic school's clean-up week: 100.000
pieces of unbumable trash collected;
919 barrels of dandelions dug; 584
cockroaches killed.
Tentatively Named as Mrs.
Grace Hurley of Boston.
Slayer Hunt Continues.
By the Associated Press.
KEENE. N. H., May 23.—State in
vestigators tentatively identified the
victim of a lonely, mountain top
"torch” slaying tonight as the woman
who registered at a Brattleboro. Vt.,
hotel last Tuesday as "Mrs. Grace
Hurley of Boston."
County Solicitor Arthur Olson de
clared he was satisfied the “Mrs. Hur
ley’’ was the victim.
From several sources, he asserted,
he learned that a woman answering
the description of the one who regis
tered at the Hotel Plaza. Brattleboro,
had been seen walking up the moun
' tainside Wednesday.
Fosse May Be Formed.
Olson said he was considering or
1 ganizing a citizens’ posse to comb the
forbidding thickets of the mountain
; on the possibility “the murderer Is
! still lurking In there.”
Attorney General Thomas G.
Cheney, ordered State Investigators
Ralph W. Cosewell and Edward Hayes.
State fingerprint expert, here from
Concord, to aid in the investigation.
From the Worcester. Mass., manu
facturers of the .22 caliber revolver
i discovered near the charred and
broken body of the woman. Olson
said he had learned that the gun
had been one of a batch sold to a
Philadelphia mail order house. He
said police were checking there in
an effort to find the person to whom
| it was sold.
Gun Clue Falls.
Late tonight, however, Edward E.
I Chandlee, secretary-treasurer of the
i Philadelphia mail order house, as
1 serted a thorough search of the com
pany s records had failed to reveal
any trace of the purchaser. He de
| scribed the gun as "cheap, worth
| about to,” and added it had ap
) parently not been sold by mail but
j rather shipped to some distributor.
Olson said he had no idea of the
motive for the slaying.
Meanwhile, from the summit of
the mountain-top search for the
j slaver spread to three States.
Air Bomb Misses Home
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3 KILLED IN HOLD-UP
Policeman and Two Bandits Slain
in Ontario.
SARNIA. Ontario, May 23 UPV—
Two robbers and an officer were killed
late today when fellow officer^ Inter
rupted an attempt to hold up a gov
ernment liquor store here.
The dead:
Jack Lewis, city constable.
Jack or Norman Ryan, one of the
robbers, believed to be from Toronto.
An unidentified hold-up man.
The two gunmen had compelled a
dozen patrons and employes of the
store to hold up their hands when
another customer started to enter.
Seeing the hold-up in progress, he
turned back and notified police.
Mrs. Edgar Miller examines
fragments of an Army avia
tion bomb that accidentally
dropped behind her home in
a suburb of Sacramento, Calif.
She is looking at the firing
pin, seated beside a part of
the shell of the 200-pound
projectile which dug a hole
6 feet deep.
—Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto.
W. P. AJOBRIGHTS
Figures Reveal Number Os
tensibly Has Returned to
Private Employment.
Nearly 4,000 persons voluntarily hav«
given up their right to Jobs under the
Works Progress Administration pro
gram here since early March, osten
sibly to return to private employment,
according to figures released yesterday
by the District W. P. A. office.
The ‘ case” load of the W. P. A., It
therefore would appear, has been re
duced by nearly 25 per cent within
the part three months, since there
were nearly 16,000 employable persona
listed as eligible for W. P. A. job* early
in March. Yesterday, it was said,
there were about 12,000 ellgibles re
maining on the list.
District officials attributed the re
duction almost entirely to improve
ment on the employment situation in
private industry and pointed especially
to the burst of construction work,
which started with the return of good
weather.
There were 11,964 persons at work
during the past week on W. P. A.
projects here, including those assigned
to Federal as well as District gov
ernment units, the report stated. Early
last March the number actually then
assigned to jobs from the list of eli
gible persons on the W. P. A. rolls was
12.800.
The W. P. A. roll will be reduced by
at least 300 more before the end of
next month, under orders from Fed
eral relief officials. The number of
employables on the District W, P. A.
must be reduced to 6 900 by June 30.
Yesterday there were 7.200 holding W.
P. A. jobs. Early in March there were
8,900 on District W. P. A,
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