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(U. S. Weathsr Bureau Forecast.) Fair today, except possibly κ thunder shower this afternoon; tomorrow, local thundershowers; little change in tempera ture. Temperatures yesterday—Highest, 90. at 4 p.m.; lowest, 6B, at 6 a.m. Full report on Pace B-4. C43) Mean* Associated Preas. WITH DAILY EVENING EDITION Full Associated Press News and Wirephotos Sunday Morning and Every Afternoon. vr -« (2QQ ν ο ι A^O Entered as second class matter jNO. J.,Όσο JNo. O^:,U0O· post offlce. Washington, D. C, WASHINGTON, D. C., SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 25, 1937—106 PAGES. FIVE CENTS TV WARUTVP.Tnv Λ ΐτη TEN CENTS URGE 10 ADJOURN MAY CATCH WAGE AND FARM BILES ''Pass Revised Court Bill and Go Home," Is De mand of Members. BLACK ASKS ACTION ON LABOR MEASURE Judiciary Subcommittee Will Weigh Tentative Draft Tomorrow. BACKGROUND— Eager to pi it legislation behind them and go home and campaign, members o) Congress adjourned their sessions last pear on June 21. Even that was a later date than they wanted, but the tax bill kept them at the Nation's business. The Supreme Court bill thrust aside hope» of early adjournment this pear. And during the five and a half months the fight raged, other legislation desired by the White House dealing with farms, housing and wages and hours was neglected. Now these problems come to the Jore. BY G. GOULD LINCOLN. While President Roosevelt arid the newly elected Democratic leader of the Senate. Barkley of Kentuckv. were off on a yachting trip, presumably discussing the legislative program, Senators and Representatives yester day were talking about winding up the present session and getting out pf Washington. • rass tne revised coufi diu ana gi> home." was the demand Not all of them took this position. Pome there were, like Senator Black of Alabama, who insisted that Con fess should put throuzh his wages and hours bill, the "ever normal gran ary" farm bill, the Wagner housing bill and a few other measures. But the urge to get through was on them. Furthermore, they hoped to have the assistance of Vice President Garner In this matter. Already they look upon the Vice President as the man ■who brought the impasse over the President's court, bill to an end. Unless there is a change of senti ment, the farm bill is due to go over until next session, even though the labor bill and the housing bill may be acted upon. Smith Advices Study. Senator Ellison D. Smith of South Carolina, chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, made his position, and that of his committee, clear yesterday. No one, he said, is more in favor of enacting permanent legislation for the benefit of the farm ers than himself and the rest of the committee. It Is hi* contention, how ever. that this is the time to give the problem the most careful study, so that when legislation is enacted, It will be effective. For that reason, and because under temporary legislation the farmer is doing well this year. Senator Smith and his fOmmittee have decided to make a first-hand study of the farm problem "on the ground." A subcom mittee has been appointed, with Smith as chairman, to go into the farm sec tions of the country and get the in side story, the psychology of the farmers and the facts. The othet members of the subcommittee which will tour the agricultural States are Senators McGill of Kansas, Bank head of Alabama, Pope of Washing ton. Moore of New Jersey and Frazier of North Dakota, all Democrats except Frazier. McGill and Pope are the sponsors of the "ever-normal granary" bill In the Senate. Progress on Court Bill. The subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, headed by Senator Mc Carran of Nevada, assigned to the task of drafting a new Judicial pro Widure reform bill, made much prog ress yesterday. A tentative draft of the bill will be printed for the use < Seç COVGRESS, Page A-8.) ROBINSON WIDOW URGED FOR OFFICE Farty Dispute Brings Suggestion She Oppose Gov. Bailey as Independent. By the Associated Press. LITTLE ROCK. Ark , July 24.—A Democratic party dispute In Arkansas over selection of a nominee to succeed the late Senate Majority Leader Joseph T. Robinson today brought the name of his widow to the forefront as λ possible independent candidate. Sources close to Mrs. Robinson said nhe had received many telegrams urg ing her to run against Gov. Carl E. Bailey, nominated by the Democratic eta te Committee yesterday to enter the special election which Bailey will call, probably for September 14. Committee action in making the nomination itself. Instead of calling a party primary, threatened a rift In party Tanks. The Arkansas Democrat reported Mrs. Robinson was giving "serious con sideration" to the requests that she oppose the Governor. The possibility that Mrs. Robinson might enter the race heightened po litical interest due to the fact Arkan sas now is represented by one woman Senator. Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway. Several others, the newspaper said, are considering making the race against the Governor. Albert Walls, Lonoke attorney, and Representative John L. McClellan of Malvern were mentioned. McClellan. starting a return trip to Washington tonight, said he would Issue a statement there "in the next two or three days." Gov. Bailey disclosed he was consid ering the question of making an in terim Senate appointment, pending the epecial election. Former Gov. George W. Donaghey and Brooke Hays, Democratic national committeeman, were mentioned In that connection. « Τico Drown When Small Boats Are Capsized in Potomac River Wash From Vessels Farther Out Sivamps Light Craft—Rescuers Save Com panion of One Victim. Two persons were drowned in the Potomac In almost Identical accidents last night, each resulting when a small boat was capsized by the wash of a larger craft further out in the river. J. B. Caukin, real estate operator of No. 1 Thomas circle, lost his life about 25 yards from the foot of Wolfe street, Alexandria, after the dinghy in which he was returning from the shore to his stalled cabin cruiser, was narieiTeH Harry Quinn, 108 Wolfe street, who was with him, also was thrown into the water, but made the shore in safety. The other drowning occurred several hours before and the victim was Eule Bird, colored, 26, of Washington. Wash from a tow in Georgetown Channel overturned the skiff bearing him and James Irby, colored. 25. of 825 Twenty sixth street. Irby clung to the bottom of the craft until rescued. Caukln was returning to Washing ton from « trip down the river with a party of friends when the motor broke down. He anchored about 100 yards out and went ashore in the dinghy to get. aid. Quinn volunteered to repair the mo tor and started back to the boat with Caukin t« pet a spare part. When only about 25 yards from the shore, the wash capsized their craft, throwing them in the water. Quinn said he could just see Caukin's head sinking as he managed to reach the surface, but before he was able to help. Caukin sank. George Elliott and his grandson, Melvin Kennedy, Jr. who live at the foot of Wolfe street, saw the accident and rowed to the scene. They picked up Quinn but found no trace of Cau kin. and the harbor precinct was notified. Caukin, who was president and (See DROWNINGS? Page A-5 > Will Use Force Unless China Quits Northern Area, Japanese Say. BACKGROUND— Japanese-Chinese tension in North China iras increased July 7 when "night maneuvering" troops clashed. China accused Tokio of seeking "incident'' to justify her in taking over provinces of Hopei and Chahar as she took Manchuria. Provinces were willing to negotiate for peace, but central government at Nanking will recognize no pro vincial settlement. Chinese troops have been withdrawing from battle zone, but Japan says the evacuation has not been complete. By the Associates Press. TOKIO. July 25 (Sunday).—Tien tsin dispatches said today the Jap anese garrison had warned the 37th Chinese Division to withdraw from the area in a given time or the Jap anese Army would be compelled to resort to force. The 37th Division, commanded by Gen. Feng Chi-an and known as a strongly anti-Japanese organisation, has figured prominently in the trouble because of its reluctance to withdraw from the Peiping tone, as demanded by the Japanese. It is a part of the 29th Chinese Army, which had been garrisoning the area. Much of the 29th Army already has evacuated to positions south of Peiping in compliance with a truce agreement with the Japanese. Situation Dangerous Again. PEIPING, July 24 CP).—Japanese Army leaders tonight declared the North China situation, which for two weeks has kept China and Japan on the verge of war, again had become rapidly omjnous because Chinese troops were not leaving this area rapidly enough. They charged that units the Chinese had undertaken to withdraw actually were digging in for resistance. Peace ful settlement of the crisis, which yes terday appeared in process of being carried out, had struck a danger ous snag. Twice in the last 24 hours, said Domei, the Japanese news agency, the Japanese command had warned Chinese leaders they must speed up withdrawal of the "anti-Japanese" 37th Division. Japanese troops began searching passengers on trains of the Peiping Hankow Railway, on which normal service had just been restored after two weeks. As a result service again was suspended. The attitude of North China lead ers toward Japan, hitherto concilatory, had stiffened, the Japanese declared, and this coincided with the arrival here of Gen. Hsiung Ping, vice chief of the Chinese general staff. Gen. Hsiung came by airplane from Nanking, on orders from Generalis simo-Premier Chiang Kai-ehek. Jap anese said they believed he had in duced Gen. Sung Cheh-yuan, chair man of the Hopei-Chahar political council and commander of the 29th Chinese Army, to alter his recently yielding attitude. It was with Gen. Sung that the Japanese military command Monday made an agreement to end the two week crisis around Peiping, and the first point was withdrawal of the 37th Division of Gen. Sung's command, which had been fighting the Jap i anese intermittently since July 7. CANCER INSTITUTE SITE AT BETHESDA 45-Acre Tract Donated for $3,5.00,000 Center by Scourge Victim. America's war on canwr. officially declared by Confess last. week, will be wajçed from a national research institute to be built on a tract of 45 acres off the Rockyille pike near Bet.hesda, Md. The Public Health Service an nounced yesterday that this would be the site of the institute which Congress authorized. Back of the selection of this site is the story of Luke Wilson. Wash ington business man. who died of cancer last Monday after arranging to donate this land to science in its ceaseless fight on the scourge that took his life. He died in the hope that his gift would help to save others from his fate. S<00,One Yearly For Maintenance. His death was followed with dra matic swiftness within a few days, by approval of the cancer institute bill. The House authorized an Initial ex penditure of $750,000 for building this new weapon of science and $700, 000 a year for the expense of main taining it. Then the Senate quickly passed the measure also, and Presi dent Rooeevelt is expected to sign it this week. The congressional committees that considered the bill knew about Wil son's generous proffer. He had ar ranged months ago with Dr. L. R. Thompson of the Public Hpalth Serv ice to donate the land if the Govern ment would establish such an insti tute. But his death so crystallized the project that almost overnight it became a reality The bill left the selection of a site to the Public Health Service, which had planned all along to accept the Wilson tract. Cftst to Be Near $3.500,000. Nor Is the $750.000 a close approxi mation to the total expenses that will bring about the new medical center. The total cost of construction will approach nearer to $3,500,000, with upkeep guaranteed. Months ago Wilson set aside the 45 acre*, at first telling only Dr. Thomp son of his plan. "I'll set aside 45 acres of choice land from my estate in Maryland," Mr. Wilson had told Dr. Thompson. "If you do, It might attract some attention, get congressional recog nition," Dr. Thompson had said. Criticism Proves Boomerang. It did. The very notice of a cancer center proposed for Bethesda brought down a certain amount of opposition, but the land was from the country estate of the philanthropist and his neighbor on one side was a retired Episcopalian minister, Canon Peter. So there was no objection there. The proposed Institute would be between the two places. Work went along, a roed was laid Into the 45-acre tract, sewerage was laid, gas, electricity, water added—and then Mr. Wilson died. Soon after his death, Congress got busy. What Mr. Wilson proposed was, in fact, a modest layout—the total cost to amount only to $100.000—a house for the study of white mice, guinea pigs, and the like. However, that was the beginning— and the supervising architect's office in the Treasury had gone to work. Architects had made plans, to be elaborated on, If necessary. So when (See CANCER INSTITUTE, Page A-5.) Strip-Teasers Keeping Miners From Meetings, Union Charges Βτ the Associated Pre«s. CINCINNATI. July 24 —Staid union meetings fare badly against "strip tease" dance acts. United Mine Work ers contended today in a complaint filed against a Kentucky coal firm. Company officials at Harlan, however, denied sponsoring any such counter attraction. Philip G. Phillips, regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, said the complaint, alleging unfair la bor practices against the Clover Fork Coal Co. of Kitts, Ky.t was the first of its kind to be filed. "The company has been observing the Wagner labor relations act to the letter," declared A. P. Whitfield, secretary-treasurer. "Strip-tease? We deny that!" He disclaimed knowledge also of any form of entertainment designed to lure the miners from meetings. Phillips said union representatives told him they "found It hart to meet competition of the free exhibitions" offered by the company. The complaint charged that the firm, mentioned recently in hearings before a senatorial committee in Washington, "did procure lewd and immoral women to perform free, in decent exhibitions known as strip and-tease dances and to otherwise en gage in gratuitous, licentious conduct at times when union meetings were scheduled, for the purpose of entic ing its employes from attending such meetings." Charges aired in Washington were reviewed, among them one involving organization of a company union of ficially named the "yellow dog union." The complaint sets forth that the firm "did employ armed guards, no torious criminals, gun thugs com missioned as deputy sheriffs and other irresponsible ruffians for the express purpose of threatening, in timida tinf and aocretag its employee." * 4 FREED, 5 SENTENCES TO END SCOTTSBORO CASE One Faces Death Penalty, Four Get Long Terms in Assault Trial. LIBERATED MEN TAKEN OUT NASHVILLE ROAD One of Group Must Serve 20 Years for Sheriff Attack—Appeals to Be Dropped. BACKGROUND— Prosecution of the "Scottsboro rase" during six pears has cost Alabama between S50.000 and S75.· 000. Nine colored men have battled through legal procedure that car ried the case twice to the United States Supreme Court. They were dragged from a freight train at Point Rock March 25, 1931. By the Associated Tress. DECATUR, Ala., July 24.—Swift court action in the Scottsboro mass assault case freed four Negroes and left five others under sentences rang ing from 20 years' imprisonment to death today. Prosecutors agreed to dismissal of charges against two who were "juve niles," one who was ill and one who was "practically blind " The charges were assault in a gon dola car upon two white women mill workers, Ruby Bates and Victoria Price. Of the five other Negroes, four were under sentence for rape after a series of retrials and one. Ozie Powell, for assault with intent to murder in slash ing a deputy sheriff with a knife Janu ary 22, 1936. Status of Prisoner*. The case left the prisoners In this status today: Clarence Noms, convicted for the third time, death. Andy Wright, convicted second time, 99 years. Heywood Patterson, convicted fourth time, 75 years. Charlie Weems, convicted second time. 75 years. Ozie Powell, convicted once of rape, who pleaded guilty to assault with intent to murder, 20 years. The orig inal accusation against him was dropped. Freed after six and one-half years of jail life and court appearances were Olen Montgomery, Willie Roberson and Eucene Williams, earh once convicted and sentenced to death, and Boy Wright, whose first trial ended in ft jury disagreement. Prosecutors issued a statement say ing they were "convinced beyond any question of a doubt, after going through 11 trials of the Scottsboro cases, that, the defendants that have been trifd are guilty of assaulting Victoria Price in the gondola car as she recited upon the witness stand." Story Declared "Perjured." Samuel S. Leibowitz of New York, stocky chief of defense counsel, had challenged her story as "perjured" in the retrial of Charles Weems, which ended in conviction today. The prosecutors said her testimony is corroborated by reputable wit nesses." "But after careful consideration of all the testimony, every lawyer con nected with the prosecution Is con vinced that the defendants Willie Roberson and Olen Montgomery are not guilty. "The doctor that examined Willie Roberson the day after the commis sion of the crime, states that he was sick, suffering with a severe disr ease and that in his condition he would not have had any Inclination to commit the crime." The protestations of innocence by Tsee SCOTTSBORO CASE. Page A-3.) Flight From Tokio to Netv York To Be Attempted by Japanese Plane, Just Completed at Imperial Uni versity, Reported Capable of 10.000 Mile Non-Stop Hop. Br the Assocmtp-d Pres.'. TOKIO. July 24—Japan's mast ambitious aerial attempt a non-stop flight from Tokio to New York in an all-Japanese designed and built "wonder' plane" is exported to be launched in the near future. The crisis in North China threatened to delay the venture, but with the easing of the tension the Japanese promoters are preparing to go forward with their original plans. The plane, just completed at the Aeronautic Institute of Imperial Uni versity, is oeciarea 10 dp capaoie 01· traveling 10.000 or more miles without refueling. • Current distant record for air planes is hejd by three Russian airmen who flew 6.262 miles frota Moscow to Southern California The distance from Tokio to New York by northern latitudes is approximately 7.000 miles.) j Eager to surpass the Russian record I the Institute has fabricated a plane j with a wing span of 28 meter?, an over-all length of 14 44 meters and equipped with a 600-horsepower Β M. W. typp (modified) engine manufac tured by the Kawasaki Engineering Cn. It has a retractable landing gear (See FLIGHT. Page A-3.1 Victim of Heat Registers Fever Of 112 Degrees Physician Experts St. Charles, .Wo., Man to Recover. By the Associated Pre.". ST. CHARLES. Mo., July 24.—Fred H. Hallbruegge, 54, whose temperature after a heat stroke registered 112 de grees, is expected to recover, his physicians said today. Dr. T. L. Hardin pointed out the hospital staff was amazed by the high temperature. "We thought something was wrong with the thermometer, but two others gave the same result," he added. Hallbruegge, taken to the hospital a week aco. today registered a temperature of 102. Dr. Hardin said the highest tem perature of which he had read was 109 degrees. WE IS MED IN BUFFALO SUE Agreement, However, Fails to Alleviate Food Short age in City. Br the Associated Press. BUFFALO. Ν. Y. July 24.—Two thousand striking meat packers and wholesale grocery truck drivers reached a 24-hour truce with their employ ers after a four-day strike, but the agreement provided no alleviation of a food shortage caused by a tie-up of delivery trucks. Rev. Dr. John P. Boland. chairman of the State Labor Board, said the employers agreed not to move meats, butter, eggs and staple groceries for 24 hours and union leaders promised abandonment of picketing and other steps taken to prevent food deliveries. Both groups consented to meet to morrow with Dr. Boland and media tion assistants to discuss closed shop clauses in proposed contracts. Much Work to Do. Father Boland reported: "We have done a lot of work and cleared away a lot of debris, but we still have much ground to cover be fore a settlement can be reached." He presided at a conference between representatives of 44 wholesale gro cery houses and officials of the United Teamsters' Union, representing 1,000 truck drivers. The contract clause which union men insisted upon. Dr. Boland said, and which employers refused to grant was: "The employer agrees to hire only members of good standing in the local in all departments and the local agrees to furnish the employer with suffi cient competent workers." Dr. Boland, Buffalo priest who start ed settling labor disputes as a hobby, returned to his home here and drew the contenders into a quick concilia tion conference as a special State (See BUFFALO, Page A-3.) Plan for D. C. Reorganization Virtually Finished by Kennedy Consolidation of Agencies to Prevent Duplication and Creation of Citizens' Advisory Committee to Be Included in Bill. BACKGROUND— If a street name in the District is to be changed, a coffin to be re 7ηοιψύ from one District graveyard to another, an oil company to in stall a pipe line to a submerged oil tank in the vicinity of a graveyard, Congress must pass a bill. To put control of such matters in the hands of the District government and to effect a financial saving in the management of the government Representative Kennedy seeks re organization of its administration. BY JAMES E. CHINN. PLANS for drastic reorganization of the administrative set-up of the District government were virtually completed yesterday by Representa tive Kennedy, Democrat, of Maryland. Kennedy's plans, which will be embodied in an omnibus bill he expects to have ready for introduction in the House Tuesday, also are designed to give the disfranchised residents of the Nation's Capital an element of "home η île" m f lenrt a nraalr 4 m own government. Consolidations of various municipal agencies to prevent overlapping and duplication of services constitute the cardinal feature of Kennedy's plans. The entire reorganization scheme, however, Is predicated on economy and Increased efficiency. The existing commission form of government would not be disturbed under Kennedy's plans, but he pro poses to create an advisory committee of qualified, public-spirited residents to assist the Commissioners with their duties. Kennedy has not yet definitely decided whether the advisory commit tee should be appointed by either the President or the Commissioners or elected by the residents. Propose* to Increase Powers. In addition to providing assistance for the Commissioners, Kennedy pro poses that they be given increased powers so as to relieve Congress of many of its picayunish responsibilities to the District. The duties of the proposed advisory council will be defined la the bill. It also will list the departments and I agencies Kennedy believes should be consolidated in the interest of effi ciency and economy. The principal duties of the council will be to serve as a liaison between the Commissioners and the public and to aid in the preparation of the annual budget. The departments and agen cies Kennedy will recommend for con solidation as yet are not definitely determined, but many of them are said to be in the engineering branch of the District government over which Col. Dan I. Sultan, engineer commis sioner, has jurisdiction. Kennedy also is expected to recommend consolida tion of the Metropolitan and Park Police forces—a union considered some months ago by the House Subcommit tee on District Appropriations and later abandoned. Aided by Brookings. Kennedy has worked quietly on the reorganization plan for more than three months. A number of experts on municipal government have aided him. He also sought the advloe and (See KENNEDY PLAN, Page A-4.) Ρ ft KING IS UNMOVED BY AIRPORT FIGHT Drafts Bill for Camp Springs Field—Senate May Get It Tomorrow. BACKGROUND— For it years Congress fuis de bated need )or adequate airport for Washington. Volumes of testi mony have been taken, without re sult. Airline pilots precipitated crisis July 6 by announcing refusal to fly out of Washington Airport unless adequate safeguards are pro vided. A day or two later District Airport Commission recommended airport at Camp Springs. Mi. Com merce Department is draftivg rules prohibiting Washington Airport operations when conditions are un safe; War Department has granted emergency use of new Boiling Field at such times. BV JOSEPH S. EDGERTON. Disregard!!)? Navy Department ob jection and the unanimous opposition of the Aeronautics Subcommittee of t.he House Naval Affairs Committee, Senator King of Utah, chairman of the District Airport Commission, yes terday completed the draft of a bill providing for a model airport at Camp Springs, Md , which he expects to in troduce in the Senate tomorrow. The bill authorizes the Secretary of War to acquire, not to exceed 2.500 acres of land in the area south of the road leading from Camp Springs to Meadows, in Prince Georges County and to develop on this site a model airport. An appropriation of $3.286, 250 of Federal funds is authorized, with an additional $250.000 for con struction of an express highway from the Anacostia Bridse to the site. The bill, in general, carries out the terms of the recommendations of the Airport Commission. Most im portant new features are designation of the War Department to acquire the land and build the airport and desig nation of the Commerce Department to regulate the use of the airport after it is completed. The Secretary of Commerce is em powdered by the measure to "make (See AIRPORT, Page A-4.) · KING GEORGE MAY FLY TO VISIT BOYS' CAMP Will Go to Southwold This Week to Inspect Institution He Helped Found. By the Anocleted Prfss. LONDON, July 24 —King George is considering making his first airplane flight sinrc he came to the throne V2 months ago. an official announce ment tonight said. The occasion will be a one-day visit late next week to Southwold to inspect the boys' camp he founded when he was Duke of York. South wold is about 90 miles northeast of London. In past years George has spent sev eral days living in a tent at the camp. He is scheduled to return to London after spending Thursday at Belfast, Northern Ireland. Administration and Its Foes Deny Bias Against Strikers Br the Associated Press. Administration friends and foes In the Senate joined yesterday in call ing "unfounded" a statement by C. I. O. unions that the Federal Govern ment "has not displayed the slightest interest" in protecting strikers against "flagrant" violations of their rights. The statement was made by United Mine Workers' chiefs in approving a report by the Steel Workers' Organiz ing Committee, which criticized Fed eral officials for taking no action to punish "violations of the national stat utes, such as the national firearms act, by the steel corporations." Senator Minton, Democrat, of In diana, a vigorous administration sup porter, said the steel and mine work ers' criticism wae "completely un justified." •The workers have never had ft better friend in the White House nor a more sympathetic administration, he asserted. "There Is nothing the Federal Gov ernment could do to protect the rights of strikers. That matter Is en tirely In the ι Jurisdiction of the States. "The Federal Government has set up machinery to consider charges 01 violating the Wagner act, but the in itiative must be taken by Individuals. The Labor Relations Board already is hearing charges growing cut of the strikes." Senator Austin, Republican, of Ver mont remarked that he "had not ob served any Government bias against the unions," and added: "On the contrary the Government of the United States and some State« have showed favoritism toward the Ο. I. O. by lack of prosecution for It* violations." I IVOO 1 KLfeEW H5TRK CONFEREES' ACTION ON 0. C. TAX BILL LIKELY MS WEEK Alternatives of Land and In come on Business Levy Faced. SESSIONS MAY BE BEGUN TOMORROW AFTERNOON House Group Yet to Be Named. Wide Differences of Opinion Confront Group. BACKGROUND— With District expenses promising to exceed revenues by S7,OOO,000 in the next fiscal year. Congress, after several weeks of wrangling, still is deadlocked on a method to raise the money. Ser>eral plans have been advanced, but Senate and House have, not been able to agree. A Senate program that in cludes a local income tax now faces rejection in conference. BY J. A. OLEARY. Washingtonians may know before the end of this week whether the bulk of their new tax burden is to be placed on land and income?, or take the form of a modified business privilege tax with a smaller increase in the uniform rate on real estate and tangible per sonal property. With the House slated to send the revenue measure to conference tomor row, the biz problem confronting the conferees appears to be the making of a choice between the foregoing alter natives. Assuming that the House will agree to the conference asked by the Senate, Chairman King of the Senate District Committee said last night he would try to have the two groups meet to begin deliberations tomorrow afternoon or Tuesday It is expected the House managers will be selected from the tax subcom mittee that drafted the bill originally. They probably will be Representatives Kennedy of Maryland. Nichols of Oklahoma. McGehee of Mississippi, Allen of Delaware. Dirksen of Illinois and Cole of New York. Senators Are Named. The Senate already has named Senators Kmz of Utah, McCarran of I Nevada. Tydings of Maryland. Capper I of Kansas and Austin of Vermont. Although there are wide differences of opinion in the two houses «s to how the city's $7.000.000 deficit should be met, there are indications also of a desire to adjust the differences and pass a revenue bill to meet the Dis trict's pressing emergency financial situation. Nevertheless, as an added precau tion against the city being left with out operating expenses pending tax collections, Chairman Palmisano of the House District Committee is ex pected to seek House action tomorrow on the separate measure to let the city borrow temporarily from the Treasury. Borrowing: Authority. The borrowing authority has been embodied in the tax bill by the Sen ate, but this would not preclude the two Houses from adopting It as » separate bill immediately. In that ! ment the conferees could eliminate It from the tax bill later and the city would be assured of being able to meet its obligations until local tax collections are madp. Until all the conferees are appointed and have a chant* to exchange views around the conference table the final complexion of the tax schedule re mains In doubt. There are no signs, however, of a let-up In the opposition of the House to the income tax proposal and to the Senate's heavy land levy, which is a modified version of the single tax theory. Compromise May Be Sought. If the House stands firmly against the income tax, and it becomes neces sary to return to the business privi lege tax on gross receipts, It is be lieved a compromise would be sought by scaling down the gross receipts tax below the three-fifths of 1 per cent rate in the House bill. Other changes also probably would be urged to make It less burdensome. The gross receipts tax as it passed the House met strong opposition in the Senate, mainly because of the application of a flat rate to all busi ness, regardless of the fact that the difference between gross receipts and (See TÂxr~Page A-3.) REWARD OFFERED FOR EARHART CLUES Husband Seeks to Clear Up Mys tery of Disappearance—Me morial Planned. By the Associated Prtss. SAN FRANCISCO, July 54.—A reward was offered for definite evi dence of the fate of Amelia Earhart today as friends planned a memorial service for the aviatrix. Sydney S. Bowman, a friend of Mise Earhart's husband, George Palmei Putnam, announced a $2,000 reward would be paid for information which would "definitely clear up the mys tery" of what happened to the famous flyer and her navigator, Frederick J Noonan. In an $80,000 "flying laboratory." Miss Earhart and Noonan left British New Guinea July 2 for a 2.570-mlle flight to Howland Island in the equa torial Pacific, but never reached thsir goal. Ships and planes searched the Howland area for more than two weeks. Atchison. Kane., birthplace of Misa Earhart, arranged a memorial servi?· for the aviatrix August 2 and started a move to erect a monument in her honor. Radio Programs, Page F-7 Complete Index, P»*e A-> à \ i A A\ f \ ' * “I i i —AND HE'S GOING TO BE COOKED TO A TURN IN ANY OF THEM!