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(tJ. 8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Local thundershowers probable tonight and tomorrow, not quite so warm tomor row afternoon, cooler Sunday; gentle winds. Temperatures today—Highest, 04, at 2 p.m.; lowest, 74, at 5 a.m. Pull report on page A-19. Closing N.Y. Markets—Sales—Page 18 The only evening paper in Washington with the Associated Press News and Wirephoto Services. Yeiterday's Circulation, 136,528 (Borne returns not yet received.) 85th YEAR. No. 34,044. Entered as second claaa matter post office, Washington, O. C. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1937—THIRTY-TWO PAGES. *** Means Associated Prsss. TWO CENTS. FRIENDS PUSH COURT BILL, BUT ROOSEVELT NOTE STIRS FRICTION Senators Rally to Barkley WHITE HOUSE INFLUENCE HIT Harrison Backers See Effort to Name Leader. .BACKGROUND— Presidential proposal to reor ganize Federal judiciary has pro vided bitterest controversy within Democratic party since it took over administration, in 1933. In face of open hostility, lead ership submitted compromise pro posal recently^ and debate was under way when Senator Robinson died this week. Speculation on chances of abandoning plan, for present session at least, arose im mediately, but was dispelled by President's letter yesterday. BY G. GOULD LINCOLN. Administration forces in the Senate, rallying in response to President Roosevelt's letter to Senator Barkley of Kentucky, today planned to drive ' «head with the compromise court bill * When the Senate meets next Tuesday. Among the opposition Senators, the Barkley letter aroused great resent ment. Indications were the contest over the bill will increase the bitter ness rather than diminish it. Enmeshed in the fight is the con % test for a Democratic leader to suc ceed the late Senator Robinson of Arkansas. The President's letter, written to Barkley as acting leader, vas interpreted by those supporting Senator Harrison of Mississippi for leader, as an attempt to throw the Influence of the White House back Of the Barkley candidacy. Prospects are for an early showdown In the Democratic leadership situation. It is expected that Senator Barkley will call a meeting of the Democratic caucus of the Senate ne,xt Wednesday, ^the day after the Senate reconvenes. While the administration forces plan to go ahead with consideration of the court bill—which is still the unfinished business of the Senate— tt is probable that the Senate will first consider Mr. Roosevelt's veto of the farm loan Interest rate bill. The House passed this measure over his veto Tuesday. The President's demand that court reform legislation be enacted at the present session of Congress has stirred up a hornets' nest on Capitol Hill. Bitterly Assailed. "The President's letter was alto «· eether out of place," declared Senator Burke, Democrat, of Nebraska, a leader of the court bill opposition. The President's suggestion in the Barkley letter that "I find that ad vantage is being taken of what, in all decency, should be a period of mourn ing." particularly was resented by the "" opposition. They charged that the (See COURT, Page A-3.)_ — U. S. SHIPS^WAITED BY STRIKE-BOUND Coast Guard Vessels Asked to Transport Residents From Massachusetts Islands. the Associated Press. BOSTON. July 16.—Gov. Charles « P. Hurley awaited action today on his request for Coast Guard vessels to supply transportation between Mas sachusetts and the island resorts of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket, where an estimated 45.000 persons »re strikebound. The Governor sent telegraphic ap peals to President "Roosevelt and Sec retary of the Treasury Morgenthau, In charge of the Coast Guard, when a 10-hour conference between offi cials of the New England Steamship Oo. and representatives of striking crews ended in a deadlock. Further attempts toward settle ment of the strike, now entering its fourth day, will be made today in the » State House office of James T. Mori arty, State Commissioner of Labor and Industries. Demands for wage in creases are the chief obstacle to set tlement. Hurley said he was unable to com ply with an appeal by Nantucket % selectmen that he order the State to take over operation of the steamship line because the property is under Federal Court control. State Representative Joseph A. Bylvia, Republican, of Marthas Vine yard, estimated Nantucket's present population at about 10,000 and Mar thas Vineyard at 35,000. Judge Mack Denies Roosevelt to Run For a Third Term By the Associates Press. Judge John E. Mack of Pough keepeie, Ν. Y.. who twice nom inated Franklin O. Roosevelt for President, said today the Chief Executive would not run for a third term. "The next Democratic presi dential nominee," Mack told re porters, "will not be Franklin D. Roosevelt/' Mack is a lifelong friend and f neighbor of the President. He t was here today for a National Labor Relations Board hearing. A Ν. LI). Β. ACCUSES REPUBLIC STEEL Unfair Labor Practices in Recent Strikes Are Charged. By the Associated Press. The Labor Relations Board charged the Republic Steel Corp. today with a long list of "unfair labor practices" before and during the recent steel strike. The board ordered a hearing here Wednesday on its complaint, which covered only the company's Ohio plants. First item of the board's complaint was its allegation that the company discharged 75 employes for joining the Steel Workers' Organizing Committee, subsidiary of the John L. Lewis Com mittee for Industrial Organization. Other workers were threatened with discharge, the board said. "Lockout" Charged. It added that Massillon and Can ton employes were "locked out" as a result of union activity. The company also was charged with "maintenance of extensive arsenals" at the Youngstown, Niles, Warren. Canton and Cleveland plants "for the purpose of interfering with, restrain ing and coercing its employes at said . plants in the exercise of their right to self-erganization." Police Force Increased. The steel firm had increased its po lice forces at the time of the strike, the board said, "for the purpose of Interfering with the rights of its em ployes peacefully to picket the plants." The board's complaint, presenting the charges of Wagner act violations, was issued after an fhvestigation which resulted from the filing of complaints against Republic Steel by the Steel Workers' Organizing Com mittee. Financial Aid Charged. The board charged the company with contributing financial support to and dominating labor organizations at five of its plants. It named these as the Employes' Representation Plan and Employes' In dependent Association at Warren, the Plan of Employes' Representation (Central Alloy District, Canton Works), Employes' Representative Association and Plan of Representation of Em ployes at Canton, the Employes' Rep resentation Plan and Employes' Repre sentative Association at Massillon, the Employes' Independent Plan at Cleve land and the Employes' Representation Plan and the Independent Federation of Republic Employes at Youngstown. The board listed the discharges as 43 in Youngstown, 18 in Cleveland, four in Massillon, nine in Canton and one in Warren. STORM HERE FAILS TO END HEAT WAVE Mercury Resumes Climb, May Surpass Yesterday's High of 93. Temperatures. Midnight ...76 1 a.m. 75 2 a.m. *--74 3 a.m 74 4 a.m. 74 5 a.m. 74 6 a.m. 75 7 a.m 80 8 a.m 84 9 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m 11 a.m Noon. 1 p.m 2 p.m _87 -89 -90 .91 _91ί .92 .94 Λ scorching sun turned its rays on Washington with greater lorce today as another—and probably more severe—heat wave followed in the wake of yesterday's thundershowers and electrical storm. "Worse and more of it," It was said at the Weather Bureau as the mer cury soared from 74 at 5 a.m. to 80 at 7 a.m. and then to 87 at 9 o'clock. By noon it was 92. This was within one degree of yesterday's high of 93, registered at -3 p.m. Yesterday's low was a cooling 72. recorded after the rains late in the day. There was no relief in sight, ex cept for possible thundershowers again this afternoon. The forecast was "fair and warmer this afternoon, with a high of 97 in dicated, probably followed by local thundershowers late in the afternoon; thundershowers probable tonight and Saturday; not quite so warm Saturday afternoon: cooler Sunday." Meanwhile, the Associated Press re ported northwest breezes cooled most sections east of the Rockies, checking a heat wave that caused approximate ly 400 deaths during the past 12 days. Unseasonably warm weather pre vailed yesterday over most Eastern and Southern sections. Intermittent showers kept the temperature down in Chicago. The day's maximum was 89. New York's highest temperature yesterday was 96. A wind, rain and electrical storm last night left Monroe, Mich., with out lights or power. Fifty persons in a theatef escaped injury when the wind ripped off the roof. At Detroit, 10 passengers were taken to a hospital when lightning struck a street car. Only four cities reported tempera tures of 100 degrees or more yester day. They were Dodge City, Kans., 100; El Paso, Tex., 102; Phoenix, 106, and Yuma, Ariz., 108. Maximum temperatures yesterday included Nashville with 96; Spring field, 111., 92; Kansas City, 98; Okla homa City, 96; Omaha, 94; Wichita, Kans., 98; Atlanta, 98, and Abilene, Tex., 98. FATALLY WOUNDED PHYSICIAN DIES WITH LIPS SEALED Dr. G. W. Webster of Provi dence Promised to Tell About Shooting. HIT BY TWO BULLETS AT DOOR OF HOME « Crawls to Phone to Call Aid. Finding of Cash Discredits Robbery Motive. B* the Associated Press. PROVIDENCE, R. I., July 16—A fashionable homeopathic obstretrlcian, Dr. George W. Webster, died today on the operating table of a hospital here, his lips sealed on the mysterious cir cumstances surrounding his shooting in the early hours of the morning. As police hurried to his home, sum moned by the doctor who crawled mor tally wounded through two rooms to a telephone, Patrolman Charles H. Mc Namara reported the physician told him: "Don't look for clues now. Get me to a hospital. I'll tell you about the \ shooting later." Questioned shortly after by Detec tive Raymond Fenner. who asked who shot him, the doctor again replied: "I don't know. Get me to a hos pital." Dies Without Talking. But at the hospital he died without ' opening his lips. He wax struck down by two pistol bullets, one in the stomach, the other In the ehoulder. A third shot went wide. Penner, examining the abdominal wound in the doctor's own house, said Dr. Webster coolly told him: "That one has gone through the liver." Police officials said they were with out a single tangible clue to the myster ious shooting. Dr. Ralph Purvine of Rhode Island Hospital, ambulance surgeon, said Dr. Webster told him that it was an at tempted robbery. The police found $300, however, in the physician's clothing. Deputy Supt. James Cusick of the detective division theorized that the man who shot Dr. Webster followed him into the front vestibule after the physician had unlocked the door and that when he heard a noise, the physician turned around. There were no signs of struggle, Cusick said, and apparently the as sailant fired at once. Although he said Dr. Webster said the man then ran through the house and escaped, there was no sign of dis order in the house, and a beck door was shut when police arrived. Fingerprint experts sought clues this morning, but were forced to dis card as worthless two empty glasses and a whisky bottle on a kitchen shelf. Neither had been used for some time. Visited Store Near Home. Cusick said it had been learned Dr. Webster had been at a consultation in Jamestown, R. I., last night, and before going home, visited a drug store near his office. Two persons with him during the evening were ta'ken into custody for questioning, but Cusick said they were to be questioned about the doctor's movements and were not connected with the actual shooting. Dr. Webster's wife and children were at Watch Hill, R. I., at his Summer home. The physician was a son of Dr. Samuel Webster, -health superintendent at Westerly and was a past president of the Rhode Island Medical Society. He was 39 years old. SLAUGHTER HOUSE FIGHT IS REVIVED Nuisance Industry Foes Seek Ban as Plant Construc tion Is Ordered. BACKGROUND— Request of meat packing firm to build new slaughter house in de veloping residential part of Ben ning section of Capital precipitated bitter controversy last Fall. Refused permit once, company revised plans and later was granted permit. Then bill was introduced in Congress which would have blocked construction. After lengthy hearings on bill announcement was made on Wednesday that company ■ would abandon plan, bill was ta bled. and yesterday company re pudiated abandonment notice. Despite a claim by Chairman Palmisano that the House District Committee has locked the door against reconsideration of the anti-nuisance bifl, thereby giving the Adolf Gobel Co. a free hand to erect a slaughter house in Benning. District officials still had hopes today of ultimately prevent ing such a plant from operating in the National Capital. Aroused over the manner in which the District Committee tabled the bill in executive session after the meat peeking company's attorney had an nounced the firm's intention Wednes day to withdraw from Washington, Representative Bates of Massachusetts, a member friendly to the bill, sug gested a possible course of action. He believed the only way out of the situa tion rests with the Commissioners, who, Bates said, should impose so many rigid conditions in issuing an operating permit that the Gobel Co. "would find it too costly" to conduct a slaughter house successfully in the Capital. When Corporation Counsel Elwood H. Seal returns from a week end in Ocean City, Md., it was indicated that the Commissioners will direct him to make a close study of local regula tions with a view to determining what stepe, if any, may be taken. There TSeë SLAUGHTERliOUSE,PageA^l7y Daughters Help Father Accused Of Plot oil Lives Attempted to Murder Trio for Insurance, State Charges. Br tlie Associated Press. LANSDOWNE, Pa., July 16 —Three daughters of Albert R. Knight, 55, sought today to raise $10,000 bail to release their father from jail at Media, where he was held on charges of at tempting to murder them to collect $120,000 in insurance. Knight was arrested on a charge of arson after a fire at his home May 28. The murder charge was filed yester day by William R. Toal, assistant dis trict attorney of Delaware County. Toal said he learned Knight had taken out insurance policies on his daughters aggregating $60,000 face value, with a double indemnity clause, six months before the fire. The daughters insured were Ruth, 23; Sue, 19, and Mary, 17. With their brother David, 15, they escaped from the burning house. A fourth daughter, married and living in Honolulu, was named ben eficiary. Toal, who declined to dis close her name, said, "I don't know why he did this, but it doesn't alter the aspect of the case in the least." At the time of his arrest on the arson charge, Knight denied that he was implicated. He said he was in Washington on a business trip. JUSTICE BLAMED IN DELAY OF TRIAL Garnett Blames O'Donoghue in Continuance of Taylor's Murder Case. Responsibility for the 30-day con tinuance of the second-degree murder trial of Albert Taylor, colored, alleged bootlegger, revoked by Justice Daniel W. O'Donoghue in District Court late yesterday, was placed squarely at the feet of the jurist today by United States Attorney Leslie Garnett in a written statement. Justice O'Donoghue said yesterday he did not know Wednesday when he granted the continuance that the in dictment had been pending nearly two years: that the charge Involved was murder, and that there had been three or four prior continuances. According to facts as related by Garnett' in his statement. Justice O'Donoghue «ranted the continuance without consulting the United States attorney's office. Garnett denied that he or any of his assistants had been negligent in not presenting the full facts of the case to the court. Revoke Continuance Order At an uiiusual and unexpected hear ing in court late yesterday, Justice O'Donoghus revoked the month's con tinuance he had granted and sternly ordered the bondsman. Louis Wein stein. to bring Taylor into court Sat urday under penalty of forfeiture of the bond. The defendant's total bail is $2,000, one parcel of which was posted in the murder case and $500 each in two liquor law violation cases. "This defendant has had more than reasonable time to present himself to the court," said Justice O'Donoghue at yesterday's hearing. "It is not right that some defendants should be brought to trial in a few weeks and others at several years after the in dictment." The facts in the case, as related by Garnett in his statement today, are: "First, the district attorney's office set this case for trial in June, 1936. Taylor was present for two days while the case was awaiting trial. When the case was reached and the Govern ment announced ready, Taylor had disappeared and the court necessarily continued it. The case has been set by this office for trial at least three times since then, and each time the court, not the district attorney's office, continued the case, because of the ab sence of the defendant and to give the (See TRIAL·, Page A-3.) Zoo Report» Twin Deer. PHILADELPHIA, July 16 (A*).— Twins were born at the Zoo Monday to a white fallow deer, Wednesday to a Japanese sika deer and* yesterday to a white-tailed deer. β BOILING FIELD USE BY AIIINES 0. K.'D Army Accedes to Request of Commerce Department in Pilots' Protest. BACKGROUND— After 11 years of fighting for an adequate airport, Washington found itself facing the gravest crisis in its air transport history when airline pilots a week ago yes terday delivered an ultimatum— "make Washington Airport safe or we refuse to fly." Last Monday the 14-month-old District Airport Commission recommended to Con gress development of an airport at Camp Spring, Md. Emergency use of Boiling Field for scheduled air transport operations was authorized today by the War Depart ment at the request of the Commerce Department. The War Department's action is ex pected to satisfy the demands of airline pilots who last week delivered an ulti matum that they would refuse to fly at Washington Airport unless safety con ditions are improved within 60 days. Boiling Field will be used "whenever weather conditions make it advisable to operate elsewhere than at Wash ington Airport." the Commerce De partment explained. "The airlines will use their discretion in the use of the two airports, scheduling movements in and out of Washington Airport as a regular routine and utilizing the land ing area at Boiling Field when they consider it necessary." Developments Grow Rapidly. Meanwhile, developments in Wash ington's airport crisis were coming with bewildering rapidity on a half dozen fronts today. Abandonment of present hourly air line service between Washington and New York will be necessary if air transport operations are moved from Washingon Airport to Camp Springs, it was announced by Edward V. Rick enbacker. general manager of Eastern Air Lines, as he arrived here to sefek enlargement of Washington Airport He added that this would result in discharge of many pilots and othei personnel. In explanation of his statement Rickenbacker said that additional ground time required for travel be tween downtown Washington and Camp Springs would destroy the time margin which now makes the short i haul air service possible in compe tition with high-speed rail service. In this connection, it was esti mated it would take 30 minutes tc go from Washington to Camp Springs From the Newark airport to New York he said, requires about 45 minutes traveling time. Altogether, the pas senger would spend 75 minutes or the road and 80 minutes in the air. Final details of a bill authorizing construction of the proposed Camp Springs, Md., airport as a Federal project were being worked out todaj at the Capitol. Representative Nichols, Democrat of Oklahoma, secretary of the Con (See AIRPORT\~Page A-50 NAVY FLYERS NEAR EARHART HUNT END Four Massed Flights Failed to Give Clue to Pair Lost Since July 2. By tlie Associated Press. HONOLULU, July 16—Navy air men, plagued by scorching heat and blinding rain squalls, moved today toward the close of their apparently hopeless South Seas hunt for Amelia Earhart and Frederick J. Noonan. Flour massed flights over the vast equatorial area where the pair van ished July 2 have netted not a clue to the flyers from the aircraft carrier Lexington. Somewhere in the waters surround ing lonely Howland Island the avia trix and her navigator disappeared while attempting a 2,570-mile flight to the mile-and-a-half long islanc from Lae, New Guinea. More than 200,000 square mile: around Howland, which peeps but twc feet above the sea, have been com bee by ships and planes. Naval authorities here Indicated the hunt probably would be called ofl Saturday. They said the Lexingtor probably could not continue in oper· atlon much tieyond that date becaus* of dwindling fuel supplies. Λ ,i ·, JAPANESE M PEIP1NG TO HALT DEFENSE FORCES Tokio "Compelled to Take Measures" After Heavy ; Casualties. ALL CIVILIANS FLEE TO SAFER TERRITORY Fresh Troops Are Rushed to War Zone as Both Sides Seek Reinforcements. BACKGROUND— After Boxer rebellion, 36 years ago, foreign powers were given the right to station sufficient troops in North China to assure the road from Peiping eastward to Tientsin and the sea would be kept open. Japan's troops have had many clashes and have been accused of attempting to seize territory. Latest incident was July 7. Fight· ing has been sporadic since. BULLETIN*. NANKING. July 17 UP).—A Chi nese government spokesman de I clared today the government had "unimpeachable Information" that five Japanese divisioas, "totaling 100.000 men," are now en route to 1 China, E> the Associated Press. PEIPING, July 16.—Chinese in telligence reports indicated today that Peiping was being cut off from rein forcement by a semi-circular line of Japanese fortifications sweeping south of the city. Japanese and Korean civilians as well a-s wealth> Chinese residents were fleeing the city although the Japanese Embassy said there had j not yet been an official order to ; evacuate. The death of two Japanese soldiers I in a new clash with Chinese troops, a j Japanese official declared, raised the ! total of Japanese casualties in North China to 20 dead and 60 wounded. Maj. Takeo Imai. assistant military attache at the Japanese Embassy here, said a Chinese force and a small Jap anese detachment garrisoned at the j Huangtsun station, eight miles south of Fengtai on the Pieping-Tientsin Rail j road, clashed yesterday. Soldier Beaten to Death. One Japanese soldier was shot. Ma.i. Iami said, and another was beaten to I death with the broad blade of a Chinese military sword. The Embassy spokesman declared, that heavy casualties since the first clash at Marco Polo Bridge, west of Peiping, 10 days ago compelled Japan to "take proper measures." The Chinese reports said the Jap ! anese Army had taken advantage of ; the lull in fighting to rush work on j the line of intrenchments that would I cup off Peiping and the 37th Division ι of the 29th Army from the rest of Chir\a. Throughout yesterday and last night soldiers were throwing up fortifica tions along the semi-circle stretching from Tung-Chow, 12 miles east of ; here, to the vicinity of Marco Polo Bridge, where the original clash oc curred. The work is intrenching the road from Tung-Chow, capital of the Jap anese-influenced East Hopei regime. It was said to have been completed by the Japanese garrison there and the East Hopei militia. Japanese soldiers stripped the area (See CHINA, Page'ÂoT) GAS TANKS EXPLODE IN ATLANTIC CITY Several Firemen Are Injured in Series of Three Blasts. By the Associated Press. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. July 16 — The 10,000-gallon gasoline storage plant of the Pure Oil Co. exploded to day after fire broke out. The detonation showered the flam ing gasoline over a group of three or four firemen who had edged close to the burning tank, trying to bring the fire under control. The firemen were rushed to hospitals. After the big tank exploded the fire swept toward another large stor age tank. A few minutes later the second tank let go with a roer. All employes of nearby buildings had been ordered to safety shortly be fore the first detonation shook the oil plant at the end of Virginia avenue. Among the buildings affected are the one housing the editorial and printing departments of the Atlantic City Press Union newspapers. The second explosion was followed quickly by a third as another gasoline storage tank went up in flames. TRUCE IS REPORTED IN NEWSPAPER STRIKE Operation of l>ecatur, 111., Herald Review to Be Resumed, % Conciliator Says. By the Associated Press. DECATUR, 111., July 16—Joseph Vincent, State labor conciliator, said today "a temporary truce" was reached in a six-day American Newspaper Guild strike against the Herald-Re view. He added that negotiations would be renewed late today. "Operations of the paper will be resumed without mass interference." Vincent said. "The guildsmen will stay on strike until the dispute is definitely settled." Vincent said the paper would pub lish a combined evening-morning edition again today. It had suspended publication Saturday, but Issued an edition Thursday. A THE TEMPTER! President Leads Officialdom In Paying Robinson Tribute Representatives of Other Nations Join in Rites in Senate—73 Congress men to Go to Little Rock. Γη the presence of President Roose velt and high officials of this and other governments the Senate today paid a last impressive tribute to Sen ator Joseph T. Robinson of Arkansas, majority leader, whose death inter rupted one of the hardest fought parliamentary Rattles of recent years, over the Supreme Court bill. The simplicity of the services, which lasted less than an hour, added to the solemnity of the scene. There was no eulogy of glowing tributes, but an earnest offering up of prayer, while the distinguished assemblage of law makers and dignitaries bowed their heads. In the same chamber where but a few days ago Senator Robinson's voice was raised in vigorous defense of the administration's court plan, there was gathered today all of the leading fig ures in that legislative battle. But today they were united in their sor row and regret at the passing of a man they respected and liked, re gardless of party lines or legislative viewpoints. The dead leader's massive silvery casket, almost hidden by wreaths, oc cupied the center of the hall. An arm's length away stood the empty chair Robinson had used during the last of his 24 years in the Senate. Special seats flanking thç bier were occupied by his immediate relatives. The widow wept as Rev. Ze Barney T. Phillips, Senate chaplain, Intoned the century-old Episcopal service. "I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord. He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me thall never die · * The gray-haired minister intoned a few verses from the Gospel of St. John—"In My Father's house are many ι See™ R0BINSON~ Page~A-5. ) Farmers Expect $5 Per Head Profit in Capture of Prisoners η3 η omit vuncsiwuucill Ut Χ Π0 31ΚΓ. CHELTENHAM, Md., July 16.— With the 100 or more youthful col ored inmates of the House of Ref ormation back at their tasks after their riot and short-lived freedom last night, the question of the $5 a head reward usually paid in the past for captures appeared in doubt. One farmer, Prank Robertson, who lives about 4 miles from TB on the road to the reformatory, with the aid of county and State police and a dozen or more neighbors rounded up 39, while Truman Boswell of TB with the aid of two colored men, was re ported responsible for the return of 17 more. Several, afraid of being shot by the armed posses in the darkness, returned of their own accord. Other residents of the vicinity aided in returning inmates found In groups of two or three during the boy hunt which followed their break for free dom about 8:30 p.m. Supt. Benjamin Sunderlin declined to state whether or not the $5 a head reward would be paid, but said: "Everybody'll be taken care of. They always have been." Protesting against the threatened punishment of Joseph (Butch) Brook, 18, said by reformatory officials to have been the ringleader of the riot. the inmates broke through the front door of the institution, yelling defiance. After milling around the front yard for several minutes, hurling stones through windows, they finally broke for the nearby woods. State and county police were notified and a siren was sounded to arouse resi dent· of the vicinity. Posses armed with various weapons scoured the neighborhood, and Robertson discov ered a large group hiding in his corn field. Summoning two colored men who worked on his farm, he attempted to round up the group. The inmates fled helter skelter, but most of them rah into a group of State and county of ficers and about a dozen farmers pass ing along a rdad on the other side of the field. Boswell, hearing of the break, got into his truck and began patroling nearby roads with Bob Dorsey and Joe Holly, both colored, of T. B. His truck is of the closed type with a lock on the rear door and within an hour or sq he had corralled more than U to return to the reformatory. No reward is paid to State or county police for captured inmates, but in the past civilians have been paid $5 for returning escaped Inmates to the reformater». « Summary of Today's Star Page. Drama __».--B-12 Comics B-10-11 Editorials A-10 Finance A-17 Lost & Found B-6 Obituary A-12 Page. Radio B-4 Short Story...B-6 Society B-3 Sports Λ-14-16 Woman's Pg.. B-5 FOREIGN. Japanese ring Peiping to halt defense forces. Page A-l Insurgent planes . bomb Madrid air fields. Page Λ-3 Russians' flight warmest over North Pole. Page A-8 NATIONAL. Contest over Robinson successor en meshed in court bill flght. Page A-l Final tribute is paid to Majority Lead er Robinson. Page A-l Physician, fatally wounded, dies with lips sealed. Page A-l James Roosevelt will announce new work plan. Page A-2 Appropriations so far this year total over seven billion. Page A-2 Oklahoma highways comber for three kidnapers. Page A-2 U. S. labor conciliator driven out of Cleveland,'Tenn. Page A-3 Eccles favors drastic taxation on aliens' Investments here. Page A-3 Murphy aid asked in Michigan truck strike. Page A-4 Two found slain and burned; gang link sought. Page A-S Five petitions appeal for farm legisla tion enactment. Page A-· Error in unlawful entry warrant is explained. Page A-β Brazil latest to make stabilizing agree ment with U. S. Page A-ll WASHINGTON AND VICINITY. Means of blocking «laughter house sought anew. Page A-l New and probably more severe heat wave on the way. Page A-I Emergency use of Boiling Field by air, lines authorized. Page A-l Two suspects held after robberies and wild auto chase. Page A-l Death of pedestrian raises D. C. traf fic toll to 58. Page A-l Institute told Ideal of thrift is basis of ■eeurlty program. Page A-l Fimian to remain as parks chief here. Page A-6 Arraignment of Jewboy Dietz post poned until Monday. Page B-l Body of Frank J. Bast gen found in Potomac River. Page B-l State to present six more witnesses in police bond trial. Page B-l SPORTS. Nationals' troubles enlarge as club loses wallop. Page A-14 Feller shows he now is ready to be of use to Tribe. Page A-14 Golf play here proves game belongs to youngsters. Page A-15 Greyhound seems certain to set, world trotting mark. PageA-16 EDITORIALS AND COMMENT. Editorials. Page A-10 This and That. Page A-10 PoliticA Mill. Page A-10 Washington Observations. Page A-10 Answers to Questions. Page A-10 David Lawrence. Page A-ll H. R. Baukhage. Page A-ll Constantine Brown. Page A-ll Jay Franklin. Page A-ll Lemuel Parton. Page A-ll FINANCIAL. Federal bonds top general rise in all divisions. Page A-17 Selling pressure forces leaders back on stock market. . PageA-18 Local securities quoted under tops for year 1937. PageA-lS Specialties lead quiet day on curb. Page A-It MISCELLANY. Young Washington. Page Α-β Service Orders. PageA-18 Winning Contract. PageA-lt Dorothy Dix. Page B-5 Betsy Cuwell. Page B-5 City News In Brief. Page B-C Shipping News. Page Β-β Vital Statistics. Page B-> Traffle Convictions. Page Β-β Nature's Children. Page B-10 Cross-Word Puzzle. Page B-10 Bedtime Stories. Page B-l! Letter!·Out. Page B-l!