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Conference at Des Moines Will Renew Effort to End Differences. ■y til* Associated Press. NEWTON, Iowa, July 2.—Maytag Washing Machine Co. officials to day had possession of the factory for the first time in 10 days, but the labor controversy that has kept the plant •hut down since May 9 remained un settled. An estimated 400 sit-down strikers, members of the Maytag C. I. O. Union, evacuated the plant last night at the suggestion of Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel, who held an all-day conference with representatives of the three groups in volved. The evacuation was conditioned on the fact that no work would be done at the plant and the committee, rep resenting the owners, the union and a baek-to-work employes' group, would meet at Des Moines Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a second conference with the Gov ernor. Gov. Kraschel called the conference In an attempt to settle the strike, which began May 9 when C. I. O. union workers walked out of the factory in protest to a posted 10 per cent wage cut. The sit-down strikers entered the plant June 23 and kept peaceful pos session of it until they left. The men who came out of the plant were Joined by wives and sympathizers who marched to the town square and paraded to the front of the union headquarters, where a mass meeting was held. ■■■' -. ■ »' • ■ -.. Gettysburg ^Continued From First. Page.) Veterans in the District; Robert Wil ton, 92. 3548 Warder street N.W., and Peter Pierre Smith, 94, 619 G street SE. The visitors will see also a long and Impressive parade in which giant guns, rapid tanks and great caissons will wind through the narrow streets of the country market center which three-quarters of a century ago re sounded to the dull, alarming sound of battle fire for three days and nights. The impressive war equipment of the modern American Army will be reviewed by Secretary of War Wood ring, Gov. George H. Earle of Penn sylvania, and the spokesmen for the two groups of veterans i who feel now they are one group)—D. Overton H. Mennet, Los Angeles, Calif., who is commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, and Gen. John M. Claypool of St. Louis, Mo„ com mander in chief of the United Con federate Veterans. Carnival Atmosphere. Gettysburg is dressed like a carni val queen for the great occasion. Far past midnight this morning crowds of soldiers, citizens and visitors milled about Gettysburg Square. On one aide of it hung a large sign announc ing that "in this building" President Lincoln wrote his Gettysburg address, and on another side 150 of the idle clapped to the tunes of a vagabond bazoo player. Above the square hang red and white lights, and along every street fly American flags. The Stars and Bara are to be found only in the Con federate camp. Where Washington's Gen. Waller has the Southern flag which was draped over the coffin of Gen. John S. Mosby, one of Lee's bravest cavalry officers. Front yards have been dedicated to hot dog stands, and the cries of the peanut vendors can be heard on every hand. Two miles below Gettysburg, per ions driving up from Washington by the Emmittsburg road. U. S. 15, come upon the tents of the United States Army units brought here for the cele bration. The outfits are camped in part of the area covered by the bold, hapless men who took part in Pickett's charge—the unsuccessful Confederate movement which spelled defeat for Lee. 500 State Police for J ramc. Five hundred policemen, the pick Of Pennsylvania's gray-shirted State troopers—whose commander is a re tired admiral, Percy Wright Foote— are here to control the holiday traffic. Within the town itself is parking room for 10.000 cars, and overnight visitors who can't be housed in Gettys burg itself are being sent to neighbor ing Chambersburg, Waynesboro and Hanover. The parade today was to begin at 12 .30 p.m.. Eastern standard time. Its participants include not only all the officers and men in the regular Army units here with full field equipment, but also selected Pennsylvania Na tional Guardsmen and fighters in all American wars since the Civil War; a uniformed band and drum corps of the American Legion, Veterans of the Foreign Wars. United Spanish War Veterans and Disabled American Veterans from Eastern America. The Civil War veterans are to w-atch the display from grandstands. Since the program makers have designated this "veterans' day,” the celebration tonight, after the parade, will be turned over to warriors out of the past. A gala lot of speech mak ing is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. (E. S. T.) in the stadium at Gettys burg College. The makers of the echeduled addresses are; State Senator John S. Rice, master of ceremonies and chairman of the Pennsylvania State Commission in charge of the celebration; U. C. V. Comdr. Claypool, G. A. R. Comdr. Mennet, Alfred J. Kelly, national com mander of the United Spanish Wat Veterans; Scott P. Squvres, nations; commander. Veterans of Foreign Wars; Daniel J. Doherty, national command er, American Legion, and Vivian D. Corbly, national adjutant, Disabled American Veterans. Vigor of Veterans Amaiing. Whatever the show, however, the Civil War veterans themselves remain the most interesting feature of the celebration. Their alertness and vigor astounds a person used to amaze ment at energy in a man of say, only 80. Gen. Waller, for Instance, speaks out loud and strong, has clear blue eyes, fine well-kept white hair and talks of modem events with as much interest as he discusses the great days of ’63 and '64. Gen. Waller was attached to the Army of Tennessee in Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s cavalry. An old Army mate of his is John W. Harris, 90, of Oklahoma City, tall and spare, with the proper sort of droopy white mustache. Every morning back home he is up at 5 a.m., and by 9 a.m. in hi* office. He is State commissioner of Confederate pensions. -Mr. Harris fought for Gen. Forrest In Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, I As Blue and Gray Veterans Opened Celebration at Gettysburg Battle Site Secretary of War Woodring greets Gen. John M. Clay pool (left) of St. Louis, commander in chief of the United Confederate Veterans, and Dr. Overton H. Mennet, Los Angeles, Grand Army of the Republic commander, at opening of the 75th anniversary celebration of the battle of Gettysburg yesterday. Gov. George H. Earle o/ Pennsyl vania. who has established his tem porary State capital at the battle site, speaking at the opening pro gram. —Star Staff Photos. Three veterans from Washington are shown holding the flag that was put over Gen. John S. Mosby’s casket. They are, left to right: Robert Wilson, 92, of 3548 Warder street N.W.; Gen. Emmett M. Waller, 91, of 2804 Fourteenth street N.W., brigade commander of the District U. C. V., and Peter Smith, 94, of 619 G street S.E. Federal Agents Also Locate $2,000 Worth of Heroin in Hideaway. Discovery of more than $500 in counterfeit *5 and $10 bills last night in a room in the 1200 block of N street N.W., allegedly rented by Benjamin Ertel. held here on a New York mur der indictment, set Secret Service agents and police today on an intensive search for Washington connections of a counterfeit ring which has spread phoney money all over the Eastern Seaboard in recent months. The police and Federal officers also found in the room some *2,000 worth of heroin. Ertel was arrested here Thursday by Detective Lt. Joseph W. Shimon and two New York detectives. He is under indictment for the murder of a New York policeman—a crime for which five others already have been sentenced to the electric chair. Er tel's extradition hearing in Police Court was continued until July 12. Lt. Shimon said he found the key to the room in an N street apartment house in r car with a Maryland license which Ertel had been using. Ertel did not live in this room, but used it as a hideaway, the officer said. The counterfeit money and the nar cotics were found in a suitcase in a closet. It was planned to question Ertel today concerning the discovery and to seek suspected accomplices in the disposal of bogus money and narcotics. The counterfeit bills bore some of the same serial numbers as similar currency confiscated in New York, Richmond and other cities, the Fed eral men said. A large amount of the money has been passed on Washing ton merchants. Ertel. according to police, has been living in Washington for 10 months. During his stay here, they said, he married a Maryland girl who knew nothing of his past. ITALIANS FIGHT JEWS Rome Book Sellers Told Not to Handle Semitic Authors' Works. ROME, July 2 (&).—Booksellers here said today Fascist leaders had advised them orally to avoid display ing and pushing sale of books by Jewish authors. Translation into Italian of books by foreign Jews, they said, also was be ing discouraged in line with a policy of restricting Jewish activities, with out taking more .direct measures. No official order was issued. Mississippi and Georgia. He came through it all unwounded, and in 1885 moved West into Indian Territory, which later became Oklahoma. “Howr did you manage to live to be so old?" he was asked. "Old? What do you mean old?” He returned In astonishment. "I've got a good way to go yet." Gives Longevity Recipe. It rained yesterday afternoon, but he said he didn't mind it. This was his first trip to Gettysburg, and he was bound that no little drizzle was going to spoil his fun. He pulled slowly on a cigarette as h» sat on the edge of his bed in his little screened tent and outlined his program for longevity: "Sleep well (live hours a night), eat moderately and get plenty of exercise.” "I used to like to ride a horse,” he said, "but now I just walk for exer cise, got to keep the legs in trim, you know. That's what's the trouble with a lot of the old birds—they let their legs go. Dancing, too. Dance when ever I can.” "Do you like the shag and the big apple?" "Oh, those are all right. But I like cotillion and things like that. But these modern dances are all right if you have to do them." Some Start With a Toddy. The diet of the veterans is strictly supervised. They eat hearty break fasts and good luncheons, but most of them don’t like to eat after 3 p.m. Every morning about 250 of them, mostly Southerners, show up at the medical dispensary for a toddy to get them started for the day. Since the Civil War encampment was set up three days ago, 52 men and one woman have been admitted to the hospital conducted on the Gettys burg College grounds by the 1st Medi cal Corps, U. S. A., from Carlisle Bar racks, Pa., 28 miles from here. Eighteen of these have been dis charged. This morning the patients Included 18 Confederates, 9 Yankees, Found Dead FORMER EDITOR AND WIFE SHOT TO DEATH. I " ...— .""1 CHESLA SHERLOCK. Mr. Sherlock, 42. former magazine editor and promi nent writer, and his wife were found shot to death yesterday at their farm home near Cort land. N. Y. He ivas former editor of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, published in Des Moines, Iowa. A coro ner's verdict termed the shoot ing murder and suicide. —Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto. Machine Bares Boy’s Duplicity In Getting Job Ej the Associat'd Press. The Social Security Board has just untangled the confusion caused by a youth who borrowed his brother's identity to get a job. Officials described the incident to day, but withheld true names and places. Here'* what happened: The board's mechanical system for sorting 39.000.000 wage-earner records —a well nigh infallible device—turned up two cards that appeared to be duplicates, except that different em ployers were listed. Convinced the machine couldn’t be wrong, the board sent out investigators who found: Some year* ago a boy of 18 used hi* 18-year-old brother's name and age to obtain work. They have con tinued to work under the same names in different plants. And both filled out identical social security applica tions. The board straightened its records, [ but kept the boy*' secret to protect i their Jobs. •-•-- ■■ — Working hours in industries of Fin land have increased in the last 12 months. the male attendant of one* veteran, the wife of another veteran, three Na tional Guardsmen, two soldiers and a civilian official. The hospital headquarters is an old white building which was used as a Union hospital during the bfcttle. Eight Army doctors and 30 civilian nurses are in attendance. The patients are bedded in four hospital tents in the yard of the hospital itself. The sound of gunfire rolling through the town from the parade ground be fore the tent occupied by Gov. Earle, j which is the temporary capital of Pennsylvania, yesterday afternoon sig naled the start of the first event of the crowded celebration program. Unity Emphasised. Prom the guns came 11 shots each for Confederate Claypool and North erner Mennet, who emphasized in speeches at Gettysburg Stadium the unity of America. As they talked, old Rebs and Yanks sat side by side in covered grandstands, wrapped in raincoats to keep out the chilly rain. When the United States Army Band finished playing "Dixie,” which it be gan when Gen. Claypool arose on the speakers’ platform, the U. C. V. com mander thanked "this great United States Government” for making pos sible the reunion and said: “I speak on Americanism as a true American, a pure American. "I represent the Southern element here, but I represent them as a real American. If there hadn’t been true Americanism in the South there would have been guerilla warfare going on in this country to this day. "But the Southerners were too high minded for that, and I speak to you today as a true American.” The singleness of the Union, pre served by the Civil War, appealed, too, to Comdr. Mennet. "United Against Aggression.” "The birds slr.g unmolested out there where the guns once roared,” he said, waving his arm toward the battle arena. “Now, North, Bast, South, West— I Hard Eggs and Grass Mixture Objected to by Gray Veteran B.7 the Ansccinled Pres*. GETTYSBURG, Pa.. July 2—Here are the greetings of the commander* of the Grand Army of the Republic and United Confederate Veterans when they met at the blue and gray reunion: Dr. Overton H. Mennet, 89, Los Angeles, of the G. A. R.: "I greet you, sir; how do you do?" Gen. John M. Claypool, 92. St. Louis, of the U. C. V.; "I am well, sir. We can hold nothing against each other any more, sir.” “If they give me that hard egg* and grass mixture again, I'm going home.” said ?>3-year-old O. R. Oil lette of Shreveport, La., one of the few veterans here who fought at Gettysburg. He referred to the scrambled eggs, scattered with parsley, which were served for breakfast in the camp kitchens. "Anybody knows there ain’t but one way to cook eggs, and that's sunny ! side up." A total of 7.058 comrades and one ARMY RAILS HOP 2,317-Mile Stratosphere Flight Is Completed in 11 Hours. Officials of the War Department to day hailed with satisfaction the trans ! continental stratosphere flight of one of their 16-ton "flying fortress" bomb I ers, 13 more of which were included i in a $14,433,196 plane order an nounced yesterday. The flight, made Thursday but not ■ announced until last night, was from March Field. Calif., to Langley Field, j Va„ a distance of 2.317 air miles, and was made in 11 hours and 20 min : utes. Plying at altitudes ranging be I tween 13,000 and 16,000 feet, the 1 ship's crew of three officers and five | enlisted men breathed stored oxygen ] throughout the cruise. I Col. Robert Olds, who commanded j the squadron flight to South America ] a few months ago. was in charge of | the transcontinental flight. In addition to the record order for new' planes of various types. War De partment aviation activities received an added fillip yesterday in the sign ing by President Roosevelt of a bill authorizing expenditure of *2.000.000 in development of autogiro and other | types of rotary-blade aircraft, j The *14,000,000 order called not 1 only for the 13 additional fortress we all march along, all united In one great front against aggression from within and from without. “It is our fervent hope that with our passing not even a scar will re main from the great conflict." Secretary of War Woodring and Gov. Earle greeted the veterans in be half of the Federal Government and the State of Pennsylvania. For Mr. Woodring it was a homecoming—20 years ago, during the World War, he was a member of a tank corps in Port Colt at Gettysburg. For old times sake, 30 tanks yester day morning rolled down the Emmitts burg road to the Mason and Dixon line to meet the Secretary, who offi cially opened the celebration by hop ping out of his car and shaking hands with Senator Rice across the Mary land-Pennsylvania boundary. The tanks escorted him into Get tysburg and a few hours later a blue and-gold airplane dropped silk-hatted Gov. Earle at the town. The Governor had an anxious moment during the Gettysburg Stadium ceremonies when his chair collapsed under him. He laughed it off. i—FOR flit HOLIDAYS—, wonghr you*'trip0" h,T* FILMS FOR ANY CAMERA EASTMAN, AGFA, PERUTZ, MIMOSA • . . tr whaltvar type tr slzp f||m ya«r etMtra regains. ,-COLOR FILM | for still or moTle cameras. | leas Pennsylvania An. W.W. Ttitahtat NAti. seta. Met. seta Fret Delivery. A time foes of the veterans gathered here last their lives in the great bat tle 75 years ago. On the union side 3,155 were killed. 14.529 wounded and 5,365 reported missing. The Confederates lost 3,903, had 18,735 wounded and 5,425 reported missing. The total killed, wounded and miss ing on both sides was 51,112. Gen. Paul M. San Guinette. 92, of Montgomery, Ala., who remembers the "surrender" at Appomattox, is grandson of the French general who fought nine years with Napoleon. "I guess there's only one man here can boast of that, and it's me,” he says. He came to America at 13, en listed at 16. "My pappy used to tell me. ‘Son. there's a big fight coming between the North and the South. Don't you stir up any fuss until it comes, but when it does, you go just like your grandpappy went when Napoleon called him.’ "And I did.’’ type ships but for 78 smeller bombers and seven high-speed attack planes. Contracts for engines and parts also were awarded. The order was the first under au thorization given by the last Congress for purchase of 47« aircraft out of an appropriation of $43,000,000. REM SOUGHT BY ft SLAYER Motion in Norfolk Killing pf Wife to Be Argued on Tuesday. Bs the Assoclsted Free*. NORFOLK. Va., July 2—James Clifton Abdell, 41, charged with the killing of his wife. Audrey Sharpe Ab dell, at their home here on May 11, was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury in Corporation Court yesterday and his punishment fixed as death in the electric chair. The jury was out an hour and 40 minutes. A motion for a new trial will be argued Tuesday. Abdell was charged with having knocked his wife unconscious the morning of May 11 and left her lying in the kitchen with all jets of a gas stove turned on. Abdell. who had testified that “sui cide notes" found by his wife shortly before her death were written by him for her use in getting a divorce, said prior to the verdict: “No matter what the verdict may be. my conscience is clear. I did not commit this crime.” Abdell, who had left the address of a Washington, D. C., hotel, was noti fied about midnight by the Washing ton police at the request of Norfolk detectives. He returned early the next morning, going first to the home of Attorney Page, about 7 am., before going to the funeral home where his wife's body lay or reporting to the police. Thirteen scratches on his face and neck gave the police their first clue. Then his statement that he had been in Washington several days and was there on the day of his wife's death was broken down when several persons told police they saw him in Norfolk on that day. He then was locked up on a murder charge. FINNISH CO-OPERATIVES PRAISED BY MINISTER Dr. Holsti Says Success of Plan Largely Responsible for Ability to Pay Debts. By th* Associated Press. Dr. E. Rudolf W. Holsti, Finland's foreign minister, indicated yesterday that his country's success with co-oper atives was largely responsible for its ability to pay war debts. He told newsmen that agricultural and wholesale co-operatives increased the nation's exports which, in turn, enabled it to "meet all our interna tional obligations.” Of all the countries which owe the United States war debts. Finland is the only one which has not defaulted. Dr. Holsti is in the United States in connection with the tercentenary of the landing of the Pins and Swedes in Delaware. BUND IS LINKED ' TO COMMUNISTS ‘Deadly Parallel’ Between Activities Seen by Head of Investigation. By the Associated Press, NEW YORK, July 2.—State Sen ator John J. McNaboe professes to see a ‘deadly parallel" between the activities of the German-American Bund, a pro-Nazi organization, and the Communist party in this country. Mr. McNaboe, chairman of a Legis lative Committee conducting a gen eral investigation of law enforcement, said the testimony of recent witnesses indicated attempts had been made at "aggressive penetration" into Ameri can institutions, including the ship ping industry. He spoke yesterday after hearing the testimony of Joseph P. Ryan, president of the International Long shoremen's Association (A. F. of L.), who charged the Communists had succeeded temporarily in placing sym pathetic radio operators aboard all American ships as part of a plot to gain control of the shipping Industry. “A year ago." Mr. Ryan said, “every ship leaving this country was in the hands of a Communist radio operator.’* He added, however, that the Com mercial Telegraphers’ Union (A. F. of L.) had been making a successful fight to reinstate their men in places which had been taken over by Com munist operators. At previous sessions the committee had questioned Fritz Kuhn, leader of the German-American Bunfl, and Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist party, U. S. A. In adjourning the hearings indef initely, Mr. McNaboe remarked it was the consensus of the committee that “both the German-American Bund and the Communist party are what might be called rackets.” Mr. Ryan's testimony was studded with denunciations of Harry Bridges, West Coast C. I. O. maritime leader, with whom he long has been at odds. Mr. Bridges, he said, was a "Charley McCarthy whose master mind is Henry Schmidt, who is high in the . councils of the Communist party.” As a result of the activities of Mr. Bridges 'and other Communists" along the West Coast waterfront, Mr. . Ryan said, the San Francisco marl time industry has been ruined. ■ - • — ■ . . ■ U. S. MIDSHIPMEN WIN REGATTA AT LE HAVRE Coming from behind to win all three places in the final race of a regatta against the Seine Sailing Club at Le Havre. Franca, midshipmen from the - United States Naval Academy, on training cruise, won the regatta by a close score, according to a report received by the Navy Department. The French evened up the score, however, when the Paris Sailing Club overcame the American visitors, ae | cording to Rear Admiral Alfred W, Johnson, eommander of the Training Squadron. The Americans lost a tennis match with the Le Havre Athletic Club by a score of u to 3 but defeated the ! Le Havre Golf Club by a score of 1 15-9. FAMOUS FINDS mmaffz-y:v- .- ^ . mhmmbl ar - .. ..“•"•;r --—-r-—r-7 ipm infi|iir"i n iflwriMi A GREAT TREASURE FIND When Janies W'. Mar ■ hall accidentally discovered gold on the property of gut ter's mill In Cali fornia in 1848 it started a gold rnsh still famous In his tory. ; i I A GREAT PLEASURE FEND Washington beer lovers discovered a real "find” when Christian Henrich introduced Senate. It’* a discovery that repeats itself every time you enjoy a glass of Washington’s own beer. The taste treasure pro vided by Senate never fails to thrill.. 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