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8. Weather Bureau Forecast.) Cloudy and continued cool tonight and tomorrow with some probability of inter mittent rain; moderate to fresh northeaat winds. Temperatures today—Highest, 64, at noon; lowest, 53, at 5 a.m. Pull report on page A-2. New York Stock Market Closed Today The only evening paper in Washington with the Associated Press News and Wirephoto Services. (0) Meant Associated Press. 86th YEAR. No. 34,362. WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, MAY 30, 1938—THIRTY PAGES. Entered as second class matter fpT JTV'L1 L' OWTC post office, Washington. D. C. I JliiJlirj lo. MISSING PORK OF PETER LEVINE’S Torso Is Found Trussed by Wire—Boatmen Search for Killer Evidence. WIND AND TIDE CHARTS STUDIED BY F.B.I.MEN Try to Locate Approximate Scene of Death in Waters of Long Island Sound. BACKGROUND— Children in recent major kid napings have, with the exception of George Weyerhauser, 9. been slain or never found. Peter Levine's fate was similar to that of Charles Mattson, also 12, whose nude, battered body was found in snow. Charles A. Lindbergh, jr.: Bobby Franks of Chicago, Marian Parker of Los Angeles, Grace Budd of New York and Marian MaLean of Cincinnati were slain. Bill Gaff ney of New York has been missing since 1917, when he was 4. B« the Associated Press. NEW ROCHELLE. N. Y.. May 30.— One hundred local police and G-men searched nearby shores today for remnants of the body of kidnaped 12 year-old Peter Levine, whose wire trussed, headless torso was yielded up last night by the waters of Long Is land Sound after three tragic months. Scores of irate residents joined the search. Dozens of small volunteer boats patrolled the coast, seeking evi dence that might point somehow to the killer. Detective Lt, George Reifenberger . expressed belief that the boy. cruelly 1 cut by the wire that bound the body, had been tossed into the sound— whether alive or dead, it still remains ' to be determined—from a boat, per haps in the vicinity of Rye or Ma- ! maroneck, 7 miles above New Rochelle. > Winds and Tides Studied. Police and Federal agents, headed by J. Edgar Hoover, F. B. I. chief, j and Reed Veierrli, veteran head of j his New York staff, spent the night i studying chart = of wind and tide movements, trying thus to locale the approximate scene of death. Any hope that- the thin strands of copper wire which bound the bodv-—only tangible clue to the mur der-might lead to a quick solution | of the case was dispelled by Lt. Reifenberger. "They could have bought it at any ; 10-cent store," he said. Discovery of the body, identified by , clothing, was the first development in the case in several weeks and confirmed the growing dread in his family that he would never be re turned alive. Ransom notes had been found and answered: Murray Levine, the father,: had publicly offered to pay $30,000. There was no conclusive answer from the abductors, and the whole | case of missing Peter Levine had bepn all but forgotten until, just after ; dusk last night, a woman telephoned the police: "There's a bodv out here!" Name Stitched in Shirt. They found, then, what was left of j Peter Levine—a wire-bound torso only, j the head gone, the hands and feet j gone, and only a patched-sleeved ; sweater, a red windorraker and a ' shirt, with the name ' Peter Levine” ! stitched in it, to make the identifica- ! tion certain. The body had come ashore on an estate bordering the sound not far from the boy’s home. Dr. Amos O. Squire, Westchester County medical examiner, said it i would be almost impossible to tell just j what had caused Peter's death—knife, j blow or drowning—but added that his j preliminary examination indicated the \ boy had been slain and his body tossed i into the sound. With slim hopes of ever capturing : the slayer. Federal agents began a i comprehensive check of boatmen for miles up and down the bay from the jagged-rock shore of Davenport Neck, where the boy's headless body was found—only 3 miles away from his home in New Rochelle. ■'There's just a chance, now that the ! body has been found, that some one j will recall having seen a strange boat i in the vicinity,” one of the F. B. I. ! men said. Nine-Strand Wire. County Medical Examiner Squire ! said the wire which bound Peter's mutilated torso was a nine-strand copper wire which might have been taken from a radio set. ’ "The remains are so badly decom posed that it is impossible to tell how the head was severed.” Dr. Squire said after performing an autopsy. "Nor is it possible to determine whether the boy was dead or alive when thrown into the water. All we can hope to find out from laboratory testa of the vital organs is whether he was poisoned.” Dr. Squire said it was apparent that the body had been weighted down, delaying recovery possibly for weeks. "This,” said District Attorney Wal ter Ferris, "is a clear case of murder.” Murray Levine, Peter’s father, a * (See LEVINE, Page A-37) Boys! Turn to Page A-4 of today's Star and find directions for entering The Star-American Le gion Soapbox Derby. Follow the news of the Derby every day and Sunday in Thousands Join Observance Of District Memorial Day ________ * Presidential Wreath Is Placed on Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery. America remembered its war dead today, .and under the leadership of President Roosevelt, decorated the graves .of those brave men who gave their lives that their country might survive. A wreath from the President, who is in Hyde Park, N. Y., was laid this morning on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the national symbol of ulti mate patriotic heroism, in Arlington Cemetery. This was the high point of tne od-' servance of Memorial Day, which at tracted all faiths and all paiitical groups, and brought demonstrations for the fallen of all American wars. More than 35.000 visitors from out of town are in Washington for the day. Senator Walsh Speaks. At the most impressive ceremonies of the day, the Grand Army of the Republic's exercises in the Arlington Ampitheater, Senator David I. Walsh, Democrat, of Massachusetts said that more important than eulogizing the dead is the need for considering the fact that we live today “In a world where truth, justice and moral stand ards have been disregarded and force alone has become the dominating factor in determining the destinies of peoples and nations." The Senator took advantage of the day set aside in memory of those w ho died in war to warn that America must keep out of war. He offered two fundamentals for preserving our peace—strict neutrality and adequate national defense. That twofold pro gram, he said, will keep us out of war beyond our frontiers. But there is danger at home, he said. He ex plained: “You living veterans who 20 years ago left the firing lines of Prance must not think that your battles are over. You must make yourselves the inspired leaders in all the great move ments for advancement and progress of our beloved country. "May I urge you, the comrades or the fallen dead whose memories we revere and in whose honor this day's ceremony is held—to fight those forces that place material values above the spiritual values upon which our founders built this Republic and which have brought other democracies to ruin and which destroy progress and liberty everywhere.” A cool, cloudy day without rain was forecast by the Weather Bureau. Wreaths were brought to Washing ton Cathedral this morning and the United Spanish War Veterans deco rated the tomb of Admiral Dewey and Veterans of Foreign Wars decorated the tomb of Pre ident Wilson. A tablet bearing the names of Georgetown University students who died in service during the World War was unveiled at 10 a.m. at Georgetown Law School. The services in tAe Amphitheater began at 1 pm. when a bugler from the Marine Band blew assembly. First Memorial Day. The G. A. R„ made up of men who fought for the Union 75 years ago, conceived Memorial Day in 1868, when Gen. John A. Logan, commander in chief of the G. A. R., declared: "It is the purpose of the commander in chief to inaugurate this observance with the hope that it will be kept from year to year, while a survivor of the war remains.” Col. Wallach A. McCathran pre sided at the exercises at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier this morning. A host of organizations placed wreaths including these groups: The G. A. R. Memorial Day Corp., the United Spanish War Veterans, the Veterans of the Foreign Wars, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, United Spanish War Auxil iary, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Amer ican Legion Auxiliary, Disabled Amer ican Veterans. Senator Walsh Speaks. Besides Senator Walsh, the chief points of the Amphitheater program were: ” Introduction of James G. Yaden, president of the G. A. R. Memorial Corp.; invocation by Rev. John F. Carruthers, past department chaplain. Veterans of Foreign Wars; "Star Spangled Banner,” sung by Mario Cozzi to the accompaniment of the Marine Band; reading of Gen. Logan's order establishing Memorial Day; Sousa’s "Semper Fidelis,” by Fort Stev ens Post, American Legion; "Lift Up Your Hearts,” by the Marine Band; recitation of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Ad dress by Harlan Wood, past depart ment commander, American Legion; “There Is No Death,” by Mario Cozzi; "Tap°,” cornet solo, by Winfred Kemp, and benediction by the Rev. William H. La Roche, department chaplain, United Spanish War Veterans. All through the morning the fam ilies of heroes decorated individual graves in Arlington Cemetery. Other Exercises. In another solemn Memorial Day exercise tribute to the war dead was to be paid at 3:30 p.m. today in Battleground National Cemetery, on Georgia avenue N.W. opposite Walter Reed Hospital. Judge Harry B. Fleharty, special “(See MEMORIAL DAY.’ Page A-5.) TALKS MAY BRING M CZECHS Premier Hodza to Conduct Steps This Week With Sudeten Leaders. Bs the Associated Press. PRAHA, May 30—The progress of peace parleys this week may determine the chances of effective compromise between the German and Czech ele ments of this post-war republic. The second of three Sunday mu nicipal elections yesterday showed, as did those last week, that 80 to 95 per cent of the Vote in German commun ities is solidly behind Konrad Henlein, the Sudeten German "Fuehrer." Czech communities among the 2,740 where elections were held followed a trend to the left. It was taken for granted the third and final election, on June 12, would confirm the results of the first two, giving Mr. Henlein a powerful ad vantage in his c'aims to represent the 3.500.000 Sudeten German minority for which he demands sweeping priv ileges of self government. Protest in Advance. Nevertheless. German Socialists and Communists were protesting in ad vance against any compromise that might be reached without consulting them. Premier Milan Hodza will conduct the peace negotiations, which prob ably will continue through the week, with Sudeten German party leaders Mr. Kenlein paid a preliminary visit to Premier Hodza a week aito. but further talks were postponed because of Mr. Henlein's absence from Praha on what was described as private business. The basic difficulty to compromise, in the eyes of neutral observers here, is how to work out a plan whereby a whole section of the population, which is Nazi German, can be granted the concessions of .'self-government by a state which is struggling to defend its independence against the | powerful state of Chancellor Adolf \ Hitler. Optimism Apparent. ! Some optimism was apparent, how ever, because the Sudeten Germans \ and Premier Hodza were willing at | least to talk things over. The elections yesterday were quiet, with only one serious clash, at Eiben- | berg in the border region near Ger- j many. A Henlein follower and three Socialists were hurt and police ar rested 75 rioters. Disorders before the May 22 elec tion brought German troop move ments toward the frontier—routine maneuvers according to Berlin; Czechoslovakia, likewise, moved nearly a half million soldiers along her frontiers, particularly that with Ger many. me government iearea uermany might invade the country to attempt a coup similar to that by which Austria was annexed. Czechs still fear such an attempt may one day be made, and believe peace lies in amicable settlement of the Sudeten German demands. -•-— REPORT 8 DEATHS IN CLOUDBURST Searchers Said to Have Found Six Bodies After Cabin Is Washed Down Creek. B: *be Associated Press. MANCHESTER. Ky.. May 30.-* Eight members of the Bob Thompson family were reported to have drowned early today when a cloudburst washed their cabin down a creek in this mountain area. Mr. Thompson, a miner, and his eldest son were reported to have es caped. Six bodies were recovered, according to meager information given Tom Smith, railroad station agent here. He said the tragedy was reported by miners. / The victims were said to be Thomp j son’s wife and seven children. Summary of Today's Star ' Page. Page. Amusements B-16 Radio -B-ll Comics . B-14-15 Short Story..A-ll Editorials ... A-6 Society .. ... B-3 Finance _A-ll Sports . ..A-12-13 Lost & Found B-12 Woman’s Obituary_A-10 Page/-B-8 FOREIGN. Rebels encircling high loyalist strong hold. Page A-3 Hitler sympathizers in conclave jeered on West Coast. Page A-5 NATIONAL. Barkley confident of adjournment by June }1. Page A-l Missing remnants of Peter Levine body sought by police. Page A-l WASHINGTON AND NEARBY. Petworth drugstore robbed of $800 during night. Page A-4 Middies practice for color dress parade after “sob Sunday” rites. Page B-l SPORTS. s Third-place Nationals now bent An beating road jinx. Page Ait Odds shortened to 3-2 on Ross in Armstrong fight. PageA-12 Woodruff rated East's chief hope in I. C. 4-A track meet. Page A-12 Injury to Hemsley forecasts more trouble for Indians. PageA-12 Field rapidly narrows in The Star title tennis tourney. Page A-13 Germany, France clinch semi-final places in net play. Page A-13 Lord As tor fighting potent Epsom Derby Jinx. Page A-13 EDITORIAL AND COMMENT. Editorials. Pa*« A-f This and That. Page A-6 Answers to Questions. Page A-6 David Lawrence. Page A-7 Constantine Brown. Page A-7 Washington Observations. Page A-7 We, the People. Page A-7 Lemuel Par ton. Page A-7 MISCELLANY. Vital Statistics. Page A-lt Contract Bridge. Page A-ll Shipping News. Page A-ll Nature’s Children. Page B-11 Cross-word Pussle. PageB-14 Bedtime Story. Letter-OuA IWO PLANES FLY OVER JAPAN, BRING AIR RAID WARNING Unidentified Craft Carry Scare to Westernmost Part of Empire. JAPANESE BATTLING TO ESCAPE TRAP Reinforcements Struggling to Reach Surrounded Division. Canton Raids Continue. BULLETIN. TOKIO. May 30 OP).—Dispatches, from Fukuoka tonight said two airplanes of unidentified nationality had appeared over Kyushu, west ernmost of the islands of Japan proper. Western air defense head quarters issued an air raid warning at 10:50 p.m. (8:50 a m., E. S. T). One Fukuoka source said the planes were over the island about 9 p.m. >iy the Associated Press. SHANGHAI. May 30—Japanese reinforcements battled furiously today in an effort to reach Lt. Gen. Kenji Doihara's trapped division, virtually surrounded by Chinese northwest of Lanfeng. Chinese dispatches said the rein forcements were still 5 miles east of Lanfeng. however, and blocked off by masses of Chinese troops. The predicament of Doihara’s di vision seemed likely to become an other "face pidgin” incident, so not able from a psychological standpoint in China's war to save herself from the Japanese invaders. Doihara’s reputation as an out standing army leader and the chief Japanese political manipulator, which gained him the flowery title of "Law rence of Manchuria.” would make his defeat by the Chinese of tre mendous importance. The "loss of face” would be akin to that suf fered by the Japanese in their re cent defeat at Taierhchwang. The Chinese—with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek reported personally commanding operations from field headquarters at Chengchow—have thrown a mighty barrier of fighting men in front of the Japanese forces and are fighting desperately to stop the offensive westward along the Lunghai Railway. x Heavy ngnting. Doihara's 14th Division, the ad vance element of a Japanese Army which aimed eventually at reaching the provisional Chinese capital at Hankow, was cut off in some of the bloodiest fighting of the war. Japanese leaders reported all at tacks thus far repulsed by Doihara's men. who were entrenched in three villages near Jjanfeng. Meanwhile. Japanese forces south of the Lunghai Railway advanced along a Central China highway lead ing directly to the Peiping-Hankow Railway, which crosses the Lunghai at Chengchow . These forces were said to have penetrated Pohsien and en gaged Chinese defenders in hand»*3 hand combat inside the walled city. These forces started off to the southwest from the Lunghai. intend ing to cut the Peiping-Hankow line below Chengchow, but the Chinese contend it will be necessary for them to swing north to help Doihara's di vision out of its perilous position. To explain the halting of their drive on Kaifenv—the immediate objective of the Japanese in their drive toward Chengchow—the Japanese asserted that for sheer manpower the army concentrated by the Chinese exceeded any force hitherto encountered. Kai feng is 30 miles west of Lanfeng on the Lunghai line. Destructive air raids on Canton in the past few days have fostered re ports that a Japanese expeditionary force is en route to South China preparatory to landing under strong naval protection. Foreign military observers, however, are dubious about such an operation developing. Canton Raids Continue. Japanese bombing planes continued raids on Canton, apparently seeking to destroy the city’s morale. Canton’s principal railway depot, Taishatau. was bombed again this morning. It was estimated that 1,000 civilians have been killed and about 1,500 wounded in the series of raids. Canton refugees were flooding into Hong Kong, seeking to escape the air menace, but, generally, the Chinese seemed to have maintained their spirit. British colonial authdrities at Hong Kong said that due to congested con ditions brought about by the influx of refugees from Canton, Amoy and Swatow, it might be necessary to close the frontier to safeguard refugees and residents already there. Vice Minister Resigns. TOKIO, May 30 (/P).—The war office announced today that Lt. Gen. Yoshi Jiro Umezu, vice minister, had resigned and that his successor is Lt. Gen. Eiki Tojo, chief of staff of the Kwangtung (Manchuria) army. An announcement was expected shortly confirming the resignation of War Minister Gen. Gen Sugiyama, and the appointment of Lt. Gen. Seishiro Itagaki, one of the outstanding com manders in the China war, as the new minister, continuing Japanese cabinet alterations begun last Thurs day in an effort to provide an effective "win the war” government. CHRYSLER GAINS _#. Condition of Motor Magnate Is Described as Better. NEW YORK, May 30 </P).—The con dition of Walter P. Chrysler, sr„ auto mobile manufacturer, who is confined in a sanitarium with a "circulatory attack,” was described today as better. An announcement last night also noted Improvement and said he was "better and progressing.” Mr. Chrys ler’s physician said he waa taken to the sanitarium because ofjjhe threat of pneumonia. c MEMORIAL DAY, 1938. Effort to Exchange It for Security Might Cost Both, He Says. By 'he Associated Preas. GETTYSBURG. Pa.. May 30 —Over | the graves of the soldiers who fell; while the cannon thundered 75 years ; ago. Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg of Michigan declared today that "those who try to trade liberty for security" might lose both. Standing beside the marble monu ment where Lincoln pledged that "Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish 1 from the parth.” Senator Vandenberg said the United. States has come to "another Gettysburg ” This time the crisis Is civil, not military, he told the assembled throng. Declaring the Constitution must be preserved to safeguard Lincoln's pledge and democracy, Senator Van denberg said, “One present breach in the dike of the Constitution—inconse quential though it may seem at the ; moment—can loose the final flood.” ' If the Constitution needs change.” j he asserted. "It can properly be changed only by the people them- ! selves. Any other change is treason— ; treason to American heritage—treason to Gettysburg—treason to Memorial I Day.” Subversive Forces Hit. Terming this "a world in which i democracy under a flag lies wounded unto death,” Senator Vandenberg sounded an alarm against “subversive forces” which he said "undermine this Government.” He added: “I refer not only to those open agi tators who would uproot and over throw the American system, but also to those more subtle but no less sub versive manipulators and regimenters who would chain us to centralized bureaucracy at Washington.” "I im not mean.” he said, ‘‘that the American system is a static thing. I do not mean that we should forebear from useful change. But I do most emphatically mean that all change is not progress X do mean that our basic principles of government of. by and for the people—our constitutional checks and balances—are just as sound and just as precious now as at any other moment in the last century and a half. I do mean that this is a Gov ernment of laws and not of men. I do mean that those who try to trade liberty for security are likely to lose both.” Fraternity of Interests. Declaring that out of Gettysburg came a re-united Nation, Vandenberg added: “We found the means to reunite ourselves in a wedlock that shall know no death. America could not exist without this fraternity of interest. But here again there are new Gettys burgs to be fought and won. We are torn today by class dissentions and class consciousness. Our people are divided into hostile groups, each striv ing relentlessly for its own objectives regardless of the common weal. “In recent years we have been taught actually to hate one another— to call each other harsh and invidious names. It will not do, my country men. I care not whether the strife be between farmer and industrialist, between employer and employe, or be tween those who have and those who have not. In our America, we sink or swim together. United we Stand; di vided we fall. We cannot pull the lower one-third up by pulling all three-thirds down. America is a partnership between 130,000,000 peo ple.” W. P. A. DISCHARGES 4 Alleged Shortages in Theater Receipts Are Found. NEW YORK. May 30 (JP).—Four employes of the W P. A. Federal Theater Project have been dismissed after alleged discrepancies were found in the records of two stage productions, Paul Edwards, administrative officer for the Federal arts projects here, said last night Nine others, one a woman, were questioned in box office short ages of the W. P. A. circus. No charges were made. Mr. Edwards said suspicions were aroused when he found box office receipts for the two plays did not compare with the at tendance. He said his investigation indicated admission tickets were lapld to elimi nate discrepancies in thrrsewrds. Man, 52, Betters Youth's Time in 64-Mile Walk By the Associated Press. RICHMOND, Va„ May 30—Middle age was one-up on youth today. Niels P. Nielsen. 51, of Elko, a red thatched Dane, scored for those “over 1 40” when he completed a 64.8-mile walk from Charlottesville to Rich- ; mond in 14 hours 38 minutes, two hours better time than that of Nathan ; Bushnell, University of Virginia stu- j dent, who trudged over the same course last month. Mr. Nielsen reached the Richmond city limits shortly after dawn today, the first of four finishers out of a starting field of 13, which included three women. His reward, as to other finishers, was the satisfaction of fulfilling a desire to demonstate that age 40 and above does not spell lack of physical j endurance. W. R. Runnicutt, 40, Richmond tobacco foreman, came in second after 17 hours and 29 minutes on the road; D. A. White. 60, railroad man of Rich mond, was third with a time of 19 hours. 20 minutes, and Mack Byrne, 40. W. P. A. writers’ project employ* and World War veteran, crossed the finish line seven minutes later. --• MAYOR,STRIKERS DEFYEACHOTHER; Goodyear Plant Planning Attempt to Resume Work Tomorrow. by the Associated Press. AKRON. Ohio, May 30—Akron's mayor and labor leaders defied each other as they prepared today for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s attempt to resume operations tomorrow in the face of a United Rubber Workers’ strike. "Not even guns and cannon will stop us next time,-' said Frank Grill, in ternational secretary of the C. I. O. union, in addressing a meeting of workers. Mayor Lee D. Schroy replied with a ban on mass picketing and stated "My answer is that the mayor of Akron takes orders from no one. If it is necessary, the entire poltce force will be there.” Charles Collins, chairman of the United Labor Defense Committee rep resenting 75 C. I. O. and A. F. of L. unions, pleaded: "Let’s keep our heads and get this Goodyear thing settled in conference.” The Goodyear Co., which employs some 8.000 production workers, an nounced that work would resume Tuesday morning. The United Rubber Workers went on a spontaneous strike Thursday over “accumulated griev ances” and 80 persons were injured when a crowd clashed with a cordon of about 100 police. Mayor Schroy urged that all but em ployes remain away from the factory area and issued a statement in which he said: "Within the past *8 hours, C. I. O. officers have made public statements inciting to riot and armed rebellion against the forces of public author ity. “They know the law. The pickets must be restricted to the number per mitted by law and they can use only peaceful persuasion.” The union will meet tonight. Na tional Guard observers are on the scene. Snyder Leads With Record Time in Indianapolis Auto Classic. BULLETIN. SPEEDWAY, Indianapolis, Ind., May 30 (A*).—Everett Spencer, Terre Haute, Ind., a spectator, was killed today when a wheel from a crashing race car flew off the track In the 500-mile automobile race at the Indianapolis motor speed way. Jimmy Snyder, Chicago, led the race at the first 100 miles today in record-breaking time of 49:59.62, to average 120 015 miles an hour. Emil Andres of Chicago skidded, spun around three times and crashed through a guard rail on the 42d lap. He is unconscious. Ira Hpll went through the inside rail at the northeast turn. He was not hurt. B’ the Associated rresa. SPEEDWAY. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind. May 30—Clouds hanging low threat ened thundershowers as 33 drivers piloting the fastest field ever as sembled, lunged away at 10 am (Central standard timet today in th start of the annual 500-mile automo bile race over the Indianapolis moto speedway. Officials of the speedway estimate the crowd would surpass that of las year, but just before the start of th race it appeared the attendance wouli fall short of 150,000. the 1937 figure as the spectators continued to swarn through the gates. ' The gates were opened at 6 o'clocl and the vanguard of the big crow( began flowing through. The first t enter was John Ventura, Cleveland Ohio, mechanic, who had been wait ing at the gates for 28 days. Sun Trie* to Break Through. The sun was trying to break througl the clouds and It peeped for a fei seconds just before the start. Offlcia weather observers said the cloud would disappear, with the sain comin out to beat down on the two-and-a half-mile brick course until the finis] of the grind. In event of rain, the car leading th field must travel 110 laps or 275 milei to make it official. If the elapsed dis tance is less, the cars will be flaggei off the track and started tomorrow in the positions they were holding a the the time the race was halted. Every driver, from the fastest to th slowest, thought he was going to win. Wilbur Shaw Confident. “I’m going to win this race and b the first to win twice in a row," sai dapper Wilbur Shaw, victor last yeai Red-shirted Floyd Roberts of Va Nuys, Calif., sitting in the position a the start, said, "I feel this is m lucky day.” Louis Meyer of Huntington Pari Calif., who has copped the first prlz three times, was just as sure of vie tory. , “I have a good car, feel swell an think I have a good chance of win ning mv fourth speedway race.” h said, as he climbed into his trim blac and white speedster. The first lap of the race was a moderate speed, about 80 miles ai hour, and did not count in the 20 laps necessary to complete the race After completing the pacemaking la] the drivers stepped on the gas, forcini every ounce of power out of thei engines. Rex Mays, Glendale, Calif., drivim at terrific speed, shot into the leiu ~(See INDIANAPOLIS, Page A-4.) Fuel for Cars in Today s Race To Cost Up to $1.20 a Gallon Pj the Associated Press. SPEEDWAY, INDIANAPOLIS, May 30.—Gasoline will be a very minor in gredient In fuel powering the 33 can in the 500-mile race at the Indianapo lis Motor Speedway today. Less than 10 per cent will be used. All fuel restrictions were dropped from this year’s event. Any fuel and any amount may be used. As a result, the can will run on spe cial blends containing varying combi nations of bensol, grain or wood alco hol-substances the average motorist has not suspectetUwould power auto motive engines. M Alcohol is used aeeauss tt its cool lng effect and also because It permit a heavier charge of fuel to enter th cylinders which assist super charger into developing high power needed li racing engines. The alcohol is blended with small* amounts of benzol and special gaso line to offset, in some extent. Its great er disadvantage—high consumption These blends may cost up to $1.20 i gallon and yield as little as 3 mile per gallon. Starting Is difficult witl racing blends, but this is unlmportan since racing cars usually are start*! by pushing. Use of alcohakfpr racing is not in dicatlve of amm usefulness for an Motor fuel for oflnary purposes. CONGRESS LIKELY BARKLEY INKS Leader Asserts Those Who Want to Go by Then Will Get Wish. ” * RELIEF BILL PASSAGE BY MIDWEEK IS SEEN Wage-Hour Compromise Remains and Deficiency Appropriation. Reorganization Abandoned. By th#* Associated Press. Members of Congress want to go home by June 11 and Senate Leader Barkley, Democrat, of Kentucky ex I pressed confidence today that they 1 will ge their wish. "We should pass the relief bill In | the Senate by the middle of the week.’* . Barkley told reporters. "Then all we will have left are a compromise on the wage-hour bill, a deficiency ap propriation measure and a few odds and ends that can be sandwiched in at any time." Administration leaders. It was learned, have decided definitely to abandon the Government reorgani zation bill for this session. There had been frequent rumors that the measure, shelved in the House after Senate passage, would be revived before adjournment,. Several informed Congressmen pre dicted, however, that President Roose velt would renew his request for the legislation next year. To Ballot on Relief Bill. Both chambers were in recess for Memorial Day. When the Senate reconvenes tomorrow It will start voting on amendments to the *3. 247.000.000 relief and public works bill. Although opponents planned a vig orous fight to "earmark" funds for specific purposes, several conceded pri : vatel.v that the measure would pass in ! substantially its present form. Further debate was limited under an agree ment reached Saturday. A Joint committee arranged to meet ; tomorrow or Wednesday in an effort to ! reconcile differences between the House-approved wage-hc*ir bill and a labor standards measure voted by the Senate last summer. The House bill would impose uni form w'age and hour standards throughout the country, while the Sen ate measure would let a board fix I standards by industries, i Led by Senator Harrison, Democrat, of Mississippi. Southern Senators have ! demanded sectional differentials. They | contend that flat standards for all parts of the country would penalize Southern industry. Senator Ellender, Democrat, of Louisianna. a member of the Joint ' Conference Committee, predicted that | "some kind of a differential" would be included in the compromise draft. He . said the committee may be able to work out a plan under which differen tials would be fixed by a board or by I the Secretary of Labor. Would Avert Long Fight. I Southerners generally agreed that [ such a system would avert a pro longed fight over final approval of the legislation. 1 While leaders rushed debate on the few remaining bills, many legislators | already were beginning to talk about next session's work. One major item ’ for 1939 will be a new tax measure. ' expected to bring a renewal of the hot Government-business fight over the undistributed profits levy. Mr. Roosevelt, declaring that the i new revenue measure continued the t levy ip modified form for only two 1 years, made it clear Friday that he fa s vored the principle of the tax. f Chairman Harrison of the Finance - Committee, a foe of the levy, told the t Senate that Congress would have to find new taxes next year to replace the ; one on undivided profits. , Senator Gerry, Democrat, of Rhode - Island, a member of Harrison's com 1 mittee, had this to say: ' "The undistributed profits tax is a t tax on thrift, which falls especially heavily on the new and small cor s porations. It is economic murder.” —— -•- — ?' RAIN LIKELY, PASCH’G DERBY ODDS LENGTHEN i __ 11 P Morris*’ Horse Up to 5 to 2 in Next to Last Call-Over on \ Wednesday Prices. By the Associated Press. 11 LONDON. May 30.—As rain fell at ‘ Epsom, foretasting a probable wet e racing strip. H. E. Morriss’ Paach c weakened as the big favorite in the Wednesday derby, his price going t from 2 to 1 to 5 to 2 in the next-to 1 last call-over on odds. 1 James V. Rank’s Scottish Union was • second favorite at 17 to 2, followed by * Viscount Astor’s Pound Foolish and '< Sir Abe Bailey's Golden Sovereign at ' 13 to 1, Sir Humphrey De Trafford's Portmarnock at 100 to 7. Leon Vol t terra's Bols Rousell at 15 to 1, and the 1 Aga Khan’s Mirza 2d at 100 to 6. Other odds: Flyon, 22 to 1; Mano rite, 28 to 1; Cave Man, 30 to 1; Tahir and Malabar, 33 to 1: Bland star, 35 to 1; Troon, Farce, Unbreak able and Valerian 3d, 40 to 1; Chats* worth, 50 to 1; Halcyon Gift, 66 to 1; Slip On. 80 to 1; Licence, Seventh Wonder and Caerloptic, 100 to 1, and What a Lad, 200 to 1. What a Lad. owned by the Maharajah of Rajpipla, is considered an almost certain non runner due to an injury suffered ill training. No 5:30 Editions Today. 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