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Fair and colder, with lowest tempera ture about 32 degrees tonight; tomorrow increasing cloudiness; fresh northwest ■winds diminishing. Temperatures to day—Highest. 50, at 1 p.m.; lowest, 40, at 5 a m. Full report on page A-2. First in Washington— First in the news coverage that builds public confidence—First m circulation and advertising that reflect public confidence. Closing N. Y. Markets—Sales, Page 18. 0^) Means Associated Press. 0£>fU Vir V T> O 1 KZ.fi Entered as second class matter OULU 1 JjAIVs O* 0"±,L/tJU. poft office, Washington, D. C. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1938—THIRTY-SIX PAGES. THREE CENTS. Social Security Council Drafts Broader Plan Change in Tax Is Not Contemplated at This Time, However BACKGROUND— The old-age insurance system is one of major parts of omnibus social security program approved by Congress in 1935. ranking in importance with the Federal State unemployment compensa tion set-up. Thus far. no changes have been made in the omnibus law, but the initiative for those now contemplated has come from the administration ivith the Ad visory Council arid a special congressional committee engag ing in studies to this end. By the Associated Press. The Social Security Advisory Council drafted today sweeping recommendations for broadening the Government's old-age insurance •ystem. While the council’s official report will not be made public until some time next week, informed persons said its principal recommendations would include: 1. Provision for monthly pay ments to the widows and dependent children of workers covered by the Social Security Act and for $200 funeral expenses to the families of ‘‘covered’’ workers who die before reaching the age of 65. 2. Some provision for the wives and dependent children of those over 65 receiving monthly payments. (This would be designed to aid the families of retired workers whose incomes under the system may be only $30 or $40 a month—too small to provide the necessities of life for more than one person.) 3. Move the date for beginning old-age payments up from Janu ary 1, 1942. to January 1. 1940. 4. Broaden the act to include im ( mediately 2.600.000 seamen and ’ workers in banks, charitable and religious organizations. 5. Broaden the act later to in clude, probably in 1941, an esti mated 6,000.000 farm and domestic workers. 6. Provide that payments to mar ried men (over 65) be $10 more a month than those to single men. (Thus the top limit for married men would be $85 a month and the bot tom $20. The limits for single men would be $75 and $10.) The present scale of payments is fixed in the law at $20 to $85 and is the same for both single and married men. Thus the • proposed change amounts to reducing by $10 a month the sem which would be paid un married men. Would Free Funds. The sixth provision was decided on, it was understood, to reduce the total amount which operation of the Insurance system will cost, beginning in 1940. and thus free some funds to help finance the proposed new aids to wives, widows and children. Informed persons said, however, expansion of financial assistance to wives, widows and children would raise costs to such an extent that the Government probably would have to put in funds from other sources unless the social security tax system was revised. One suggested solution, they said, was that the increased costs be di vided equally among participating employers and employes and the . Government. Each worker now covered is taxed 1 per cent of his salary and an equal sum is paid by his employer. The council members were re ported to have decided against any revision of the tax system at this time because they believed changes could be worked out more intelli gently after actual operations for two or three years. Lighten Family Burden. The idea of paying for funerals of workers in the low-income group was decided on, it was said, in order to take that financial burden off families little able to bear it. Demands have been made in the past by some members of Congress, among them Senator Vandenberg, Republican, of Michigan, that the old-age levies be limited to their present rate instead of increasing after 1939, as the law now provides. Senator Vandenberg has contended such a change would leave suffi cient revenue to “pay as you go" for oki-age pensions, but would not pile up an “excessive” reserve fund. He estimated the reserve under the present system would amount to f47.000.000,000 by 1980. Members of the Advisory Council declined to be quoted by name, but said privately they favored letting 'See SOCIAL SECURITY7PageA.-4.) Road to Freedom The second of a series of dramatic productions, “Road to Freedom,” portraying the story of the common man’s fight for human rights through the ages, will be presented to night at 8:30 o’clock on Sta tion WMAL. • The program, arranged by The Star, will be broadcast through the co-operation of the Washington Civic Theater, Georgetown University and the National Broadcasting Co. This evening’s episode, “This New Liberty,” will deal with the Bill of Rights of the Con stitution of the United States. Tune in WMAL this evening at 8:30 for this broadcast of a series The Star hopes you will enjoy. — 4 Farmers in 19 States Balloting Today on Crop Control Administration Officials Await Results, Believing Law Hinges on Voting BACKGROUND— . Marketing quota system com prehends administrative fixing of amount of crops ■each grower of certain commodities may sell without being subject to penalty tax. One of New Deal efforts to keep farm prices at feasonable level, it has been under fire par ticularly by proponents of "do mestic-allotment” plan, by which production would be unlimited and foreign "dumping” encour aged for surpluses. By the Associated Press. The issue of governmental con ; trol as opposed to unlimited produc | tion confronted growers of three major crops today. In 19 States, stretching from the South Atlantic to the Pacific, growers of cotton, rice and flue cured tobacco gathered at rural schoolhouses, courthouses and other public buildings to cast secret j ballots on proposals that the Agri i cultural Adjustment Administration j be given power to limit their sales | in 1939. , | Officials estimated that upward of 2.500,000 farmers were eligible i to vote. j Administration leaders watched the balloting closely, for they con ceded that the fate of the present crop control law at the forthcoming session of Congress might hinge on i the results. The producers were asked whether they favored invoking quota pro visions of the Farm Act to prevent Daladier Obtains Slim Majority to Continue Policies Premier Appears to Be Prisoner of Own Divided Party Bt the Associated Press. PARIS. Dec. 10.—Premier Dala dier carved out a new but fragile majority in the Chamber of Dep uties today, enabling him to carry on his strike smashing and his fight against Italy's colonial ambitions. The “strong man" of France, nevertheless, appeared to be the political prisoner of his own divided Radical-Socialist party. In a riotous session of the Cham ber, which lasted until 2:25 am., the best M. Daladier could wring from the quarreling, shouting dep uties was a majority of 74 votes out of the Chamber’s 618. The vote of confidence was 315 to 241. His new majority was based on Conservative support, ranging all the way from his own moderately Conservative party to the extreme Right French Social party—Col. Francois de la Rocque's group of semi-Fascists. The Socialists and Communists, who formerly joined with the Radi cal Socialists to form the People's Front, voted solidly against M. Daladier. Three Possible Roads. The Premier seemed to be faced with three possible roads — all fraught with danger: He may con tinue w'ith the present shaky ma jority; he may ask President Lebrun and the Senate to dissolve the cham ber and go back to the people for new elections; he may resign in the hope of forming a new government based on more solid parliamentary ground. The last two steps, however, would only be “last resorts,” his associates indicated. M. Daladier’s friends appeared to be convinced he would take the first road for the present, sounding out the parliamentary ground as he goes. About 60 deputies, they pointed out, refrained from voting this morning—apparently to see which way the wind was blowing. The only one who voted against the Premier besides 228 Socialists and Communists were 13 members of his own party. If he can win these back, plus most of the abstainers, his friends said, his majority will be large enough to work with. M. Daladier indicated that he himself took this view when he asked the chamber to convene again Tuesday morning to begin debate on the 1939 budget. Bitter Attacks Made. The Communists and Socialists greeted the new Rightist majority with bitter oral and journalistic at tacks, leaving no doubt that they would do everything they could to overthrow the Premier. “Daladier has chosen to fight the workers of France," said the Social ist newspaper Le Populaire, while the Communist l'Humanite asserted "Daladier now serves the bankers.” M. Daladier, in calling for a vote of confidence, warned that “the integrity of France depends first on the French.” “It is only when a country is strong that it can rise to prevent any one from touching its territory,” he declared. “We are at an hour when brutal frankness is better than all hypoc racies. You must decide today to overthrow me or to permit me to continue my efforts.” Helen Wills Moody Finds Publisher for Novel By the Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10 —Helen Wills Moody, the tennis queen, is writing a mystery novel and has a publisher for it already, even before she has thought up a title. Mrs. Moody disclosed the latest activity to add to her list as lec turer, sketcher, and designer of sports clothes today. She expects to take her mystery tale to her pub lisher (Scribners) next month. accumulation of additional price depressing surpluses. If two-thirds of the growers voting cast affirmative ballots on each crop all producers will be limited. Those overselling would be subject to penaltv taxes. The referenda followed a vigorous campaign between advocates of the administration farm program and a substitute proposal that would elimi nate acreage allotments, benefit (See CROP CONTROL. Page X-7.) Farm Referenda Growers Vote Today On Crop Control Ey the Associated Press. Here are salient facts about to day's farm referenda: Voters—Producers of cotton, rice and fiue-cureri tobacco. The question—Whether growers favor use of marketing quotas to restrict sales of these crops next year, as was done this year with cotton and tobacco. Necessary for approval—For each crop, two-thirds of the producers who participate in the voting. Polls—Located in 19 states in Southern half of country, they will open not later than 9 a.m., local time, and close at 5 p.m., local time, unless a later hour is established by State A. A. A. committees. Tabulation of ballots—Votes will be counted after polls close and results will be made available to the public. Democracy Imperiled By Worship of State, Eden Declares U. S. and Britain Must Stand Together, He Says in New York (Text of Eden Speech on Page AS.) Bj the Associated Press. NEW YORK. Dec. 10.—Anthony Eden, former foreign secretary of Great Britain, spoke out emphati cally last night for the preservation of the democracy which “we in England and you in America cherish most,” and saw as the greatest threat to that democracy “a new form of idolatry, the worship of the state.’ Mr. Eden's address to the Na tional Association of Manufacturers wras a ringing defense of democracy as “a university in which we learn from one another. It can never be a barracks where blind obedience is the first essential." “It would indeed be the greatest irony in human history,” he told the 4,000 persons at the banquet and a Nation-wide radio audience, “if mankind were to allow' all progress to be stifled by the setting up" of this “worship of the state to which all men must bow down, and to which they must sacrifice their freedom of faith, of speech, of worship." “Man was not. in our view, made for the state. The state was made for man,” he said. Stresses Firm Stand. The British statesman, who re signed his cabinet post in a differ ence of opinion with Prime Minister Chamberlain over policies toward dictatorships, stressed that Great Britain and the United States must stand firm together against the enemies of democracy and “we are <See EDEN, Page A-4.) Lima Parley To Hear Hull Keynote Today Contiloand Concha Also to Make Speeches BACKGROUND— Events of last two years—re armament of Germany, Ansch luss with Austria, dismember ment of Czecho-Slovakia and anti-Semitic drive in Germany— lend great importance to Eighth Pan-American Conference, at Lima, Peru, as an effort to pro vide peace for the Americas and forestall danger of attack from outside this hemisphere. Ey the Associated Press. LIMA. Peru. Dec. 10.—The Pan American Conference looked to Sec retary Cordell Hull and the foreign ministers of Argentina and Peru to day for keynote speeches charting a course for the 21 republics of the Western Hemisphere. Delegates thronging this hill rimmed Peruvian capital evinced keen interest in the three speeches, scheduled for a late afternoon ses- i sion, which were expected not only I to call for closer Pan-American co operation but perhaps to indicate how far their respective govern ments were willing to go in that direction. With Secretary Hull on the sec ond day's conference program were Foreign Minister Jose Mario Cantilo of Argentina ftnd Dr. Carlos Con cha. foreign minister of Peru. Peru's dynamic President, Oscar Benavides, opened the conference amid colorful pageantry yesterday with the assertion that the Western Hemisphere “wishes to be strong in ! order to be respected.” American Links Stressed. Though stressing the community ; of ideals and interests that link ■ American nations, Benavides was careful to say such unity did not cut the Western Hemisphere off from the rest of the world. Soon after the formal opening Assistant Secretary of State Adolf A. Berle. jr.. told a radio audience that the United States was not seeking military alliances with the Latin American republics. Such a course was "obviously out of the question." Berle asserted, denying rumors he said were current. Nations of the Western Hemi sphere "have not lived under a sys tem of military alliances, nor so far as I know does any of them care to start such a system now," he de clared. Among delegates, however, there were indications an outright decla ration for mutual assistance in case of foreign aggression might be made by the conference. Now that the Cuban and Argen tine delegations have broken the ground by submitting projects for consideration, the first condemning racial persecution and the second advocating regular meetings among the American foreign ministers for mutual consultation, it was expected the various delegations would come forward with proposals they have been keeping up their sleeves. Proposal Circulated. The Argentine proposal, first con crete move for greater inter-Ameri can co-operation, was circulated among other delegations before formal presentation to the confer ence after some possible revisions as to terminology and methods. Foreign Minister Cantilo's speech was watched with particular atten tion because Argentina, with tradi tionally strong ties to Great Britain, has indicated opposition to any commitments for continental defense along the lines of President Roose velt's wishes. Secretary Hull's speech was ex pected to outline United States (See LIMA, Page A-7.) Three Federal Agencies Join in Christmas Drive Agriculture Unit Works Out Novel Appeal for Gifts for Neecty An enthusiastic reception has been accorded The Star’s Christmas Campaign at the office of the Pan ama Canal, whose manner of pro moting the campaign might set a style for other Government agencies to follow, it was disclosed today. H. A. A. Smith, chief of the office, sent a gayly illustrated mimeographed memorandum to all members of the canal force stating: “We are proud to announce that the Panama Canal is co-operating with The Star, Warner Bros.’ Thea ters, National Broadcasting Co., the Metropolitan Police, the Parent Teachers’ Association and the other Government departments in seeing that no one in Washington will be overlooked this Christmas. “The plan is very simple: "A voluntary contribution of a new toy. doll or non-perishable food is desired. These should be placed on the gift collection table. All con tributions should be made on or be fore Saturday, December 17. “I heartily approved, and I know that Christmas this year will be happier for all of us in doing this bit for those less fortunate, particu larly the children.” Radio Show Given. Mr. Smith signed the memoran dum. The Panama Canal division of the campaign is headed by Harry Millard, assisted by Josephine Miller, Cecil Mears. Fred Crusoe, Danny Crowell, Marie Robey, John Crone, George Kimball, Ray Kind and John Thomas. Last night a campaign broadcast featured a talk by Capt. Joseph C. Morgan, director of the 18th annual Metropolitan Police Christmas par ty. The show went on the air di rectly from the precinct 5 station house, under the direction of Lee (Bee YULE CAMPAIGN, Page A-3.) It is with sincere pleasure 'that I take this opportunity of indorsing the Christmas Cam paign of The Washington Star and affiliated groups. Christmas campaigns of this nature are in themselves a vital and necessary part of the true community spirit at this season of the year. It is only through the united support of the people of Wash ington and the surrounding area that the success of this movement may be assured. The Washington Star is to be commended for conducting such a worthy campaign in co operation *with the Warner Bros, theaters, the National Broadcasting Co., the Metro politan Police Department, the Parent-Teacher Association and the •associated Federal employe groups. JAMES A. FARLEY, Postmaster General. /" Jamie,That s not^ / THE TbNE WHEN -SANTA j \ IS JUST AROUND THE } V corner.! 2 Suspects Confess Safe Theft For Which 2 Others Are in Jail Two .suspects arrested today have i taken full blame, police said, in a safe-cracking ‘'job" for which two other men now are seving 3-to-15- , year sentences. Inspector Bernard W. Thompson chief of detectives, made this an- I nouncement after taking statements ! at headquarters from the new sus pects in the theft of a heavy safe containing from $1,500 to $2,000 from the offices of the Washington Beef and Provision Co . 1110 E street, i S.W., during September of 1937. The two were being held for in- : j vestigation today as detectives planned to reinterview the convicted men—Henry Raymond Milton. 35. now sering time in the District Jail, i : and Carman Gail Quantrille. also 35. a prisoner at Lorton Reforma tory. > Detectives quoted the new sus pects as confessing they broke into the provision company, loaded a 3x3y.4-foot safe on a stolen truck, transported the strong box to a lonely spot near Nokesville. Va.. hammered it open and threw it j into a creek. Th; suspects declared, police said. Seven Men Rescued From Beached Ship By Coast Guard ■ 1 ■ ■ " 1 ■■ Breeches Buoy Used To Take Off Crew of Boston Trawler By the Associated Press. BOSTON. Dec. 10—In a dramatic Cape Cod rescue in a pelting rain storm two hours before dawn, seven men were taken off the grounded Boston trawler Andover by breeches buoy today, while a pounding surf threatened to break up the leaking, heavily loaded vessel. Two others of the crew had taken to a dory earlier, as Coast Guards ’ shot a line from shore to the vessel 1 across 150 feet of rough water. 1 The Andover, a 93-foot single screw vessel built in 1930. is owned by General Seafoods Corp. She piled up on the beach shortly before 2 a m. in a dense fog. Her captain. William J. Bruce, who described himself as "an old Scots man." said "it looked pretty bad for a while." He said waves occasionally rolled as high as his pilot house be fore the vessel went aground. Coast Guardsmen at Chatham, Mass., station said the Andover, a week out of Boston, had 50.000 pounds of mixed fish aboard. She went ashore almost at high tide during a southeasterly storm, and every hour saw her higher out of water as the tide receded. The Coast Guard cutter Chelan was or dered to her aid from Provincetown, but officers said she could do little until the next high tide, in early afternoon. The rescued seamen were taken to Orleans Coast Guard Station. Men on duty there said they were little affected by their experience and ran no danger of exposure because the weather was warm. The rescue was achieved by the combined crew's of the Orleans and Old Harbor Coast Guard stations, whose quarters. 6 miles apart, were almost equidistant from the Andover. The trawler encountered trouble almost exactly three years ago—on December 20. 1935—when her en gines became disabled on the fishing grounds and the cutter Mojave towed her to Boston. Capt. E. E. (Swede) Larson Named Navy Coach ANNAPOLIS, Md„ Dec. 10 —Capt. E. W. McKee, director of athletics at the United States Naval Academy, announced today the appointment of Capt. Emery E. (Swede) Larson, U. S. Marine Corps, as Navy's head football coach for 1939. Capt. Larson, commander of the Marine detachment at the academy, succeeds Lt. H. J. (Hank) Hardwick, who will return to sea duty at his own request after coaching the Navy squad for the past two years. A graduate of the academy in the class of 1922 Capt. Larson becomes the first Marine officer ever to coach a Navy football team. In his ap pointment, the Navy retained its custom of naming academy gradu ates as head football coach. ! that they obtained only $590 in cash from the safe. They were quoted as saying they had no assistance on the job. The men were arrested by Lt. j Joseph Shimon and members of his | "pick-up" squad. Detectives have located the looted strong box. buried in the mud of a creek near Nokesville. They found the safe too heavy to raise, but re turned the broken door to Washing ton for identification, they said. Milton and Quantrille were con victed last July. Both denied all | knowledge of the theft. Milton was | arrested in September. 1937. shortly after a Government check left in the safe was cashed at a local filling station. The attendant at the station, po lice said, identified Milton as the man who cashed the check. Police, they said, could not learn from Mil ton where the check came from. Inspector Thompson said a thor ough investigation will be made to determine if Milton and Quantrille were actually implicated in the | crime. A report will be turned over to the United States attorney's office for any court action which seems ad 1 visable. | Successful Graffs Of Endocrine Gland Tissues Reported Technique Developed Recently Is Used By Scientists Bv THOMAS R. HENRY. First successful grafts of tissues of endocrine glands, the organs which secrete into the blood stream the potent chemicals which govefn near ly every activity of life in both men and dogs, were reported to trustees of the Carnegie Institution of Wash ington at their annual meeting to day by scientists of the institution's department of embryology at Balti more. Using a technique which has been developed quietly during the last six years. Dr. George O. Gey of the institution's staff has been able to grow pure cultures of thyroid, para thyroid, adrenal and pancreas cells outside the body in a medium the basis of which is an individual’s own blood plasma. In this way the cells have a chance to get acquaint ed with the type of blood cells upon which they must depend for their sustenance when they are taken out of the test tubes and placed in the living body. Thus they live and continue to secrete the hormones of which there is a deficiency in the patient's own system. Bits of glandular tissue taken from a living patient during a surgi cal operation or from a person im mediately after death can be used < SecTCARNEGIE,Page A-37)_ Mexican Oil Barter Report Requested Of Daniels by U. S. Fact Product Came From American Properties Causes Concern BACKGROUND— Mexico expropriated, foreign ouned oil industry last March and has failed to make compen sation. Need to dispose of sur plus production has forced Mexico to arrange barter deals with. Germany and Italy. Dis possessed companies have suc ceeded in stopping Mexican oil going into France, Belgium and Holland. -- By the Associated Press. State Department officials, con cerned by reports that Mexico has arranged to barter oil to Germany for machinery and chemicals, asked Ambassador Josephus Daniels todav for a full report. This Government's interest arises from the fact the oil was produced by wells seized from American owned companies and no compen- , sation has been given. While there was no official com ment. officials here were under- , stood to take the attitude that the disposition of the oil was of ex- j treme interest to this Government i so long as claims of the former; American owners were unsatisfied. No Progress for Settlement. President Cardenas of Mexico has recognized that country's obliga tion to pay and has invited the owners to discuss the question, but there has been no progress toward a settlement. Mexico City dispatches said about ; $17,000,000 worth of oil was involved in the deal, completed through W. R. Davis, New York oil man. Mexico, it was said, will receive some cash i as well as German manufacturers and supplies. Not all of the oil will j go to the Reich. The reported German-Mexican oil I deal marked a further economic tie between those countries at a time when the administration has been making every effort to rally the nations of this hemisphere to a solid front against penetration of totalitarian political and economic ideas. Reich Trade Increasing. Reich salesmen are reported to have gained an increasing trade , with the United States’ Southern neighbor in recent months. Amer icans in business in Mexico report growing competition on such items as chemicals, office machinery and supplies which Germany formerly did not market there. Mexico, in addition to expropriat ing American and other foreign owned oil lands, has seized Amer ican farm lands for subdivision | under its agrarian program. In the case of the farm lands, however, J (See-MEXICO”Page A-9.) ” Summary of Today's Star Page. Page, j Amusements Obituary .y.A-12 B-16 Radio_B-6 Church News Real Estate A-16-17 B-l-6 Comics .B-14-15 Sports _B-7-8 Editorials _ A-10 Society., A-14 Financial A-18-19 Woman's Page Lost and Found A-13 B-9 Foreign. U. S. asks Daniels report on Mexican oil barter. Page A-l Daladier wins slim majority to con tinue policies. Page A-l Eden's sartorial reputation is punc tured. Page A-2 Loan. Hitler's aid refugee need, says Kennedy. Page A-4 Anti-Italian demonstrations grow in Tunisia. Page A-4 Notional. Lima parley to hear Hull keynote today. Page A-l Sweeping changes mapped by Social Security Council. Page A-l Farmers in 19 States voting today on crop control. Page A-l Rankin lauds T. V. A. as great boon to American people. Page A-2 Council pictures churches as aroused by attacks. Page A-7 Sloan opposes industrial profit-shar ing plan. Page A-9 Washington and Vicinity. Medical Society proposes pre-pay ment medical plan. Page A-l Suspect in Virginia shooting is i sought here. Page A-7 A. Two women injured in B. <fe O. de- i railment. Page A-7 Gravelly Point facilities for shows! and exhibits urged. Page A-20 Policeman shot by another officer in mistaken identity case. Page A-20 Shotgun bandit robs two stores in night of thefts. Page A-'JO Sports. Nation's top college elevens loom strong for 1939. Page B-7 Packer-Giant pro grid title tilt rated a toss-up. Page B-7 Hale, Tipton top 20 college players drafted by Redskins. Page B-7 Helen Moody, tennis queen, prom ising convert to golf. Page B-8 Foreign clashes open Colonial, Card basket ball seasons. Page B-8 Editorial and Comment. Editorials. Page A-10 This and That. Page A-10 Answers to Questions. Page A-10 Letters to The Star. Page A-10 David Lawrence. Page A-ll. Alsop and Kintner. Page A-ll G. Gould Lincoln. Page A-ll Jay Franklin. Page A-ll Lemuel Parton. Page A-ll Miscellany. Vital Statistics. Page A-6 j Nature's Children. Page B-6 | Bedtime Story. Page B-9 Cross-Word Puzzle. PageB-14 Letter-Out. PageB-14 Winning Contract. Page B-15 Uncle Ray’s Corner. Page B-15 Medical Society Plans Mutual Health Service Approval of Move Is Seen, With Adoption Early Next Year By HAROLD B. ROGERS. The District Medical Society to day submitted to its entire mem bership for approval a pre-payment medical care plan, with limited benefits to be known as “mutual health service.” In announcing the plan, Dr. Wil liam J. Mallory, president of the society, explained that to become effective the plan must be approved by a majority of members of the Medical Society. According to pre vious indications, however, it is be lieved the plan will be approved and placed in effect probably early next year. The plan is limited in several ways. In the first place, it is available only to the following groups: “Employed persons under the age of 60 years in sound body and mind and no known pending need, with incomes of: $2,000 a year or less for single persons, and $2500 or less for husband and wife 'combined in come). $200 additional being allowed for each dependent, and in groups of not less than 10.' The cost of this pre-payment serv ice begins with a registration fee of $1. The dues paid by subscribers monthly are on the following basis: Single person. $1.50 per month. Husband and wife 'wife will not be accepted without husband), $2.70. Family of any size, $3.50 per month. Must Pay First S5. Among the limitations is one pro viding that the patient must pay from his own pocket for the first $5 in medical care in each year. As explained officially in the pros pectus. this point is outlined as follows: "The first medical service ren dered in each year to a subscriber in the amount of $5 shall be paid by or for the suscriber before the benefits of the service are avail able to him. This requirement ap plies to a single subscriber and to a husband and wife, but not to other dependents." Mutual Health Service would be set up as a separate organization to be known as an association. The Board of Trustees would consist of nine members, a majority of whom must be physicians. The medical care provided under this Mutual Health Service woufcl be furnished by the physician chosen by the patient, providing the phy sician chosen has agreed to par ticipate in the program. » A physician would be paid by Mutual Health Service out of the general fund. Physicians participating will be requested to agree to deductions of from 20 per cent to 40 per cent of their fees during the experimental period of one year to maintain a sufficient cash reserve. It is pro posed to refund these deductions as soon as it is financially possible. The amount of medical care to be provided is limited. Would Sign Agreement. As explained by the official state ment sent to physicians for their approval, the medical services are stipulated in an agreement which the patient, known as a subscriber, would sign. Four kinds of medical service arg •offered: “1. Surgical, obstetrical and med ical care, including office, home and hospital call. “2. X-ray and laboratory service. "3. Services of anesthetist. •'4. Authorized consultant service. “The cost of services which the subscriber receives under this pro gram in any year," the statement says, explaining limitations, "shall not exceed $250 for a single person. $350 for husband and wife. $450 for a family. There shall be a $1 regis tration fee and a one-month pro bationary period before service for medical conditions will be available. Medical service will be available at once for accidents and emergency surgery." The second payment of dues shall entitle the subscriber to all the benefits of the service, with several exceptions which are stipu lated. Will Be Experiment. The proposed Mutual Health Service, it was carefully explained by Dr. Mallory, is to be set up experimentally to operate for one ~ (See MEDICAL."Page A-®.)" Wedding License Record Set at Alexandria By ? Staff Correspondent of The Star. ALEXANDRIA. Va.. Dec. 10— All previous records for the number of marriage licenses issued in 24 hours were shattered here today when the 25th license was issued by Court Cleric Elliott F. Hoffman five min utes before, noon. Earlier this week Mr. Hoffman had predicted today s record as a result of Maryland's two-day "wait” law becoming effective yesterday. Alexandria's marriage records go back to 1871 and its previous daily high record was 24 licenses on Christmas Eve. 1929. Mr. Hoffman’s office was crowded to capacity today. Several assist ants were frantically filling out ap plications in an effort to keep up with the constant flow of matri monially-bent. Mr. Hoffman said he would close his doors promptly at 1 p.m. and under no condition would he leave his doors open to "increase busi ness."