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- -2 - 1 I'l + ...,-4 0 *- -4 4~ 4 W., 1Ueu James J. Langin Tumbles 90 Feet With Plane Dur Ing Practice Spin. STUDENT AT GEORGETOWN Iowa Airman Served During War i and Recently Enlisted In Flying Service. Lient. James J. Langin, aviator htatjened at Bolling Field, was buined to dep this morning whem a19 tank on his plane ex g. after a fal of 200 feet. satsaant Leagin, a member of eiier elaas of the Georgetown chdol, ahd reputed to be oe aK the best flyers in the service, was making a bombiag practice *iiht In a single seater SE-5 scout :gatn when the accident occurred. MACMEN FALLS TO EARtT. He was flying over the Ild when bthe machine fell Into a, side slip aM Nerashed between the time hut aSA bangar No. 4 plan was instantly wrapped ian aes and the ieer's clothing was entiref" Sffed m his bEgy. He died within a fe* minutes ater belsi 10iietoed from the wreckage and the ,'* i was taken to Walter Reed jM*oltal. Lieutenant Langin, who ws twenty-six years old, was adjutant of the J0th Aero Squadron, summary court officer at Bolling Field, and was In charge of the Capital end of the Washington-Dayton airway. SERVUED ON DORDUR. He was born at Neola, lowa. Jan uary 27, 1895. and enlisted in the fourtk'Nebraska Infantry in Decem ber, 1914. serving for two years on the Mexican border. In July, 1917, he enlisted in the 109th Engineers, and was later transferred to tlhe aviation section, signal corps, training at Aus tin, Tex.: Camp Dix. and Scott Field. He was commissioned a second lieu tenait in September, 191R. and was assigned to special duty at Langley Field, Virginia. WAS GEORGETOWN STUDENT. He was discharged at TaiJAforro Field, Ters, in July, i9i, and came to Washington, where he was em ployed in the State Department for r tiWe. He entered the Georgetown Law School as a Junior last year and was to have graduated next menth. He re-enlisted in the aviation serv iee on November 1920, and wax commissioned a fir-, lieutenant March 36 last. He is survived by his parents, J. L. and Mrs. Bridget Langin, of Neola. Iowa. Lieutenant Langin was the second 3olling Field officer burned to death this year. Lieut. Albert J. Spalding, of this city, was burbed to death fol 3ewing a crash at Elkton. Md., last January. Lieutenant Spalding. lost in the fog. struck a tree while attempt fag to land and fell into a sunken roadway, the gasoline tank exploding. Poitmaster Hays Recovering. Postmaster General Hays, who has been confined to his home for several days with a severe cold, Its consider ably Improved today. He will not be able to be at his desk for seveest days yet, however. (: I3UT. JAMES 3. LANGIN, ei rack Boiling Field aviator, rIwho was burned to death In a crash this morning. ..shan h n==sma4 PWSON LOOMS 46SEWS Broker With Two Wives Faces bigamy Charge and Trou bles Pile Up. By S. D. WEYER. latematiiaa News Service. JERSEY CITY, N. J., April 15. Just as Herbert Thornton #ndrews the twice married but undivorced young stock broker, thought he had extricated himself from a "deuce of a pickle"-that's what he smil ingly called the expose of .his life with two wives under the same roof -the arm of the, law reached out for him,. and today' he found him self confronted by: CKARG M 11 FACE. 1-A warrant eharging him with bigamy ap verkry. iawsesi by the preseeiasg attorney et Grefenweb. 4-A suit for diveree, to be Sled at Teetee. N. J., by wife No. I today. 3-Ouster from his triangular "love att', In the apartment hee en the Undson beulevard he. 4--A .eime livetigation *f his ,marital afqIrs by the leal city as tberities and the Department of Juastic , Andrews spent the night with Wife No. 2-the spretty twenty-five-year old blonde ex-stenographer whom he Miarried three mostip Sgo- at a hotel lb Newark. Vly. J. AQREMUENT 15 REACHMCD. "No. 2," by agreemeit reached in law offices yesterday. is "rever to show her fae again" in jhe nest from which love a -olown. "No. 1-Mrs. Maad Andrews, forty two, whom he'married nine years ago -spent the night in the flat with he. two boys, John. eight, and Harley. six. The latter is a cripple. Though the law and sympathy are on her side, the oman who for a tContinued on e 5, ,Column 4.) HAMERSTEINAND WE PARTI EPORT Arthur Hammerstein. theatrical pro ducer, andi his wife, known on the stage. a. Claire Nagel, are living apart, it is repotred. Mr. Hammneratein admitted yeester day that he had retained an. attorney to represent him iih whatever actiern he might deeide upon. The attorney is Herbert 8. Smyth, of 57 Exchange" place. The Hammerstein sit is underatootl. have been living ?part about two months. When she returned to tQe stage in "Tickle Me," he was quote'l as saying that he approve<1 her stp TPhey had. been married one and a half years. Mr. Hammerstein lives at 336 Se'v. enth avenue. Calls there last night were not aswered. Mrs. Hammer stein, it was said, was living at th. Laureiln-the-Pines, Lakewood. Burt the hotel masnagement said last night that she was not staying 'there. Arthur. a son of 'Pscar H~mram-. stein. ptarried Mi.. Jeain Kent Allis. toa Ia 1893. 311. get a diverge An 91, H le mared Claite Nagel La Joiney City Jese A HIP9.- - W7ives in 1e4 / $' V. FIR ORKS BLAST. ROCKS MASS. TOWN Scores Thrown From Beds and 'Homes Wrecked in Quad ruple Explosion. RANDOLPH, Mass., April I5.-Sev erat hgn4red houses were damaged. scores of persons were thrown from their beds and slightly injured, and hundreds were stricken with panic early today by explosions that wrecked the plant here of the United States Fireworks Company. The explosio's. of which there were at least four, were followed by flames that razed ten wooden frame structures of the company. Fire apparatus responded from many nearby cities and towns. The explaions were heard in Bos ton. fifteen miles away. At the county hospital, three milds away, windows wern broken ard patients became panic-stricken. The home of Morris Tucker, across the street from the plant, was wrecked. The Tucker family was buried in debris, but none was se riously injured. James Hurley, who lives in a house neat the plant, was hurled from his bed and cut by failing glass. The homes of Mrs. Mary McClear and Wil liam Tierney were wrecked. Plate glaas windows in stores for some dim tance from the plant were ahattered. No estimate has been made of the damage. The combined fire departments of several cities and towns were able to hold the flames from spreadiog to nearby structures. The plant occu pied an area of six deres, and had a large stock of firework, on hand. The cause of the Arst explosion. which evidently brought on the other., ham not been determined. Among the buildings seriously dam aged were the postoffice and Prescott School. BUTKEEP ITSE r President Hard ing, Secretary Wese and General Pershing have readhed an agreement on the future status of the former cemnander of the A. 3. 7. in- the mtilitary establieen. A formal annottncement by Secre' tary Week. is- expected within a few daym. Meantitae, the msatter is being held as as gffla siet. Speeslation a. to General Pershiag's future selamneut sttill entere in his detail to have charge of the organt sation ad developmeat of the uee serve and .volunteer terces et the suaty. afth' headqua.4es la bs Wat mgettMsLat *c t of ATME' Young Lawyer Win Over 20 Candidates--Nanw Goes To Senate Tomorrow. President Harding is ezscte ao send to The Senate tomorrow the man1Re of Charles 8. Baker, a Ws laston lawyer, to be District Attor ney (Pr the District of Columbia. Mr. Baker was selected byAttorney General Daugherty from' among abeat twenty lawyers mentioned for the place. 11ORMI IN SotJT1 DAKOTA. Mr. Baker was born in Columbia, 8. D., April L2, 1898, and wis nanitd after his grandfather, who was then chairmtan of the Committee on Terri tories of the House of Representatives, being a mfember from Rochlester, N. Y. He Is unmarried and lives with his father and mother at 4925 Condut road. He came to Washkagton In 190 with bis parents and has lived here since, attending the public schools and Western High School. He Is an A. Z. of Cornell and a M. A. of Columbia. He attended George Washington UnI versity Law Stchool here. EBIGX IX WAI, At the beginning of the war Bsaker enlisted in the naval avition serviose end was graduated from the Pena eta training station with the first class. He was commissioned an en sign and while awaiting Coretg service orders htere was placed In tn bureau of naval aviation information. He was promoted through the various grades and discharged at the and ofI the war as m. lieutenant, mentor grade. After the wa-r he went t.) Europe on a legal mission, returning about a year ago and resuming the practice of law here. O.K.F'O ITE Myrn T Herik asse o Youngy awybsdr to ondon0 Tn yon T.aterck To m assado toPrid, ere rerd favoraby to thed ent toaybth Senate Foror meo Re ls Committe. Wa inThe leatyer t esrct Ato nr ntyoth mteonstpromct. Colthough vr. ak -emowaetie bAttorn eye Geerad to erty thfro diapova aot twrey aporstmentib'eds for biting er iss of11 Forne Polesian WiSon. pr . S and w rih ole amde afte hisa. date - wh'ate Thimo he Committeete was taeri w.ihouaredrdvoite, thaene f~merand opthon ato2 Conui irey' cambtsWaershipn fIng to wTheh prenas nd asci d o he ine, aedn heo lic thrle band Mattndestandge thton hUndi absnde wati gadur acaeted frmtePna cola o tran stanth the ar 'e STEI riple Alliance Walkout Sudden ly Canceled as British Publio Prepares for Worst. By UARLE C. REEVES. tnalero ai News servie. LONDON, April 15.-The Triple lignce at 4 o'clock this afterneon saceled Its "hrer for a ggnrl bike, set for 10 o'clock tonight. The annonacement of the cance ation was made by J. H. Thonas, he railmen's executive. Only a few winutes hfpo" Pre ier Lloyd Gqrg had anouneed a the Ko of Cemmem that the iners were aneompromaising is heir stand. oE1s11 VAXIKEcU . A hush feit dOer the crowded . ven the most snaguine o ists *omed resigned to the ineuit e. At the same time the goveranent's Ieartmnotal snaehilery had eliaed nto "strike gear." All gover.ont ires were sizaling with orders g g ii all dfeections. The pritsh public was "set" for Ab. ational industrial Upheaval. Tesa Ious determination tohelp the gw Bament was apparenten all sid"0, lut the bulk of the peWp1e phared the rovernment'is view that a generia =aikout would , be, -in - ect, tata iount to -. revehluion. Then oa the U ddAea ea e nept of the eaneettation. SELf UP TO POLICE! N. Va. Man Is Charged With Sheeting After Wife, Asked DNoroe. CUMBERLAND. Md., April 15.-Af or hiding in the woods two days nd nights and suffering - from ex -osure. Joseph Polusky. charged with he murder of Jack Thomas and 4 bis wife. Pauline, returned to "Ierce. W. Va.. on the Western liaryland Railway. fifty-two miles south of Westernport. this county, ad gave himself up Last night. Enraged because his wife had en tred suit for divorce following .non support. Polusky ran amuck with a revolver. Entering the house, he hot Thomas through the hend, kill. ing him instantly, and then opened rire on his wife, one bullet entering he hip and the other piercing her reast a half inch from the heart. Seeinr he had not killed the woman outright, he struck her on he head with tie butt of the re 6r, er. Mrs. Polusky's death oc rturred at Daus' Hospital yesterday. Harding May Review Fet. President Harding will be asked o review the Atlantic fleet when it returns from the drill grounds at !luantanamo, Secretary of the Navy Denby announced today. The fleet Is qxpected to arrive at Hampton Roads within the next week. Help Wanted Jobs of all Kinds Help WamIted-Uaia. BARBER--At once. 315 guaratee white. ____ BARBSER-First class: steady job; good wages. Apply at einee. BOOTBLACK-OSe who * can clean bats; alse. good pay ad tis CARPNTRs - With family; 3 months' work; tree rent. QARP3N3R ne o wok open sheop. F.ARM HANDS - prieaoe waritne, nea Wasiatoi nwill uply house. HOTEL DAKER, *heip for all apart ments. MAN-Experienced in geuts' furnish ings store; good reference. WD desire the servc of three sae. lag g76 and speard per week. Kais Watse-Pmee BOORKKUPDR-Double entrr' per manent positteon; Weed salary. Ap ply. CUAMBERMAIDa-White; bpard and room. wear; good salary anu permanent po L~bt) to uighi~t og100 werm ad ~rr p ; state cge and salary Cmmnissionw yster, Tns* Gessford and Grant They Must Enforce Law to Keep Jobs. That practically . every member D the pe s is en pre baties was 1Barry X. Oeaeford et et eOce, mad IVpe ClifedL Grant, huue f detectives, by DIstrct %mmluulonar James F Oyster at* a Iinferaee in his ;i0es in the Distviet DlWing yesday.. MVET 1NPOU91 SAW. Both heads of the twi bragches of Police Department wee told that they must enforce the law to the let ter. "The laws are og thi statute books." Commissiunet Oyster doclar ed.. 'and I went them enforeed, and I am going to see that they are en foro d. . Further. Commissioner Oyster said that he wanted every member of the Police Department to be on his met tie-that his job depended on the aniount ot effieleer dipleed to the performaile of his police duties. It is undestoed be further doelred that he was partledlarly anxious that the various vrosbW commandere give stricter attaeon to their jobe. Gessford wo Grant were put on the carpet as a rdeult of the diforases of opilon that- has arisen betwem Ihsm. Commisstespet Oyster ass rted tbo% it $a repo t there wd %#I me rs-b of t-heo' t memts as 1"6 1 tty had the tIw NKU0aEENG NEST EO. it also is said that Commissioner Oyster has made It plain that he will got tolerate petty bleketiats and jel oaeles among menmbers of the force, particularly much as have existe4 between members of the uniform rank and the plainclothes men. When asked about these reports of the conference. District Commission er Oyster declared: "The Police Department has a 8u perintendent of Police. It is his duty to enforce the law. I am not yet aware that he is not enforcing it. I ir. Lend to see that the law is enforced." The conference with Gessford and Grant followed one that Commissionfe Oyster had with Thomas E. Stane. Federal prohibition director-ef Mbry land and Ohio, including the District of Columbia. It is understood *tjoe made charges against the efficiency of some members of the department, but neither he nor Commissioner Oyster woul4 discuss the nature of their con ference. WUENEY GET% UUANG. Frank Maur, who, with Thoma Sweeney. was demoted by Major Gems ford yesterday from the rank of -I. tective sergeant to that of uniformed policeman. will be granted a conrer. once br Commissioner Oyster this aft ernoon. "Baur asked that 1 see him," said C.zmmisgloner Oyster. "and, of course, I granted the interview." He fur ther said that he intended to be fair v. Ith every menlber of the depart ment, from the Anajor down. "I will see that no man gets an utfair deal." he said. Baur and Sweeney were reduced 'a " result of their acting as guards for a shipment of whilkey said to have been transferred from a point in Slaryland to the Russian embassy, here. Both men were on leave of absence. It is said the whiskey was shipped through legal permits as provided for in the prohibition enforcement at. Friends of the two well-known de tectives stated, on learning of their demotion, that they felt a verbal rep. rimand would have been suffiielet runishment. NAUR TO EXPl.AIN. But both Commissioner Oyster and Major Geimford take the .tand that members of the Police Departmemt should not act am guardians of lliquoP being transported into the District even legally. . It is understood Baur will make a full statement of his con nection wIth the ,shipment of liquor and will explain that he and Sweene~y did not believe they were violating the law, am the shipment was said to be legal and both were on leave et absence Commnissioner Oyster would not dis cuss the case, other thaji to admit Baur had asked for the interview. The status o) the pjolice situation today is that Glessford, despite the rumor he would bc demoted and suc ceeded by Inspector Clifford La Giant, chief of detective., will hold his job a long as he makes good and brings sbout a strict enforcement of the law. That this will resdlt in a general lean-up is the opinion of those close to time Police 'Department, IN HAKODAI, JAPA WWNDON, April 1,-Four tisand buildings, ineluding the Britla e. suis, wore detoed by UPN ethe. Japanese seaport of Hakedati. aceord lng to a Rotetr dispatch to-day, Tiss Britih bank, headquarters oif Abe 'Christian missions, and some geswgament buildings also wore level ed % the lames. arugibi il* far a fat -Phote bir Udereed & Usserweod. ALL M PEGGY OafWI IOSAi RieeJsaly Sifor Divers Emgus Frir Seolueon to Tske Auto Aide. NEW YORK, April 15.-WhOe fash ionable Paris raised its glasse. higi at aooctall hour and drank to "Deas Old Peggy Hopkins." the subject o the toaststepped from her stuccoot apartment at 423 Park avenue today smiled sweetly to a reporter, &at murmured. "I have nothing to say." The girl about whom the gossli been or Europe and America are bussing steadily entered her blac1 limousine, tossed her blonde turban1 head and .vas whisked aay for th4 first time in three days from thi place she has made hei prison. Information that reports from Parii tell of a scheduled conference of co respoadesta named by. J. Stanlej Joyee. her millionalro .husbsnd, whi seeks annulment of their marriage was of no apparent moment to th forat Washington beauty. and ex Follies beauty. She refused to discuss Maurice th damcer. Barton Frqath or Henri Let teller, owner ef the Paris Journal who is reported speeding from Canne to Paris that he may protest the ae tion 'of Joyce in implicating him I1 the suit. Lettelier. who is said to hav boasted the most feminine conquest in France, denies that. Peggy was on, of them. Barton French claims ht acquhintance with the winsomi American beauty was purely platoni Maurice states that except for favor Ing Peggy with dancer at her numer ous beheats. their friendship had no even reachod the kissing stage. LEIELIER ORDERS 'PGY aSlUIT' PROBI Paris Editor Said to Have Beei Slapped by Rival of "Beauty Window" Wife. P'ARIS, April 15.-Peggy Hopkins who ,has again sprung into promi nence owing td the divorce actio)n o her mnillionaire'husband, James $tan ley Joyce, was the center of attrac tiort at Deauville last August. At the resort she is reported t, have originated the "beauty wtndow, a one-piece bathing suit, and dance< frequently with Maurice. Peggy is alleged to have cauied violent quarrel between Henri Letel hier and Jacquaeliue CamphelL, whe1 the latter created a nine-day Aensa. tion by slapping Leteilier's fac across the baccarat table in a caain gambling salon. Following the Deauville inciJ'n Letellier was seen conat~ntly wit Peggy. taking her on one oecasiont the Journal offie., wherb he showe her the machinery. Afterward bot went to Biarrita, where Peggy be came llt. -' I~ is now reported thai'the fameu eplode in th Ctarl~ge gril in Jag; Iat, when Iae Rbedesa0 a revs favorite, ala Januline, breakim he pearl bee, wasn eassed ii jealousy over Letellier. Letellier, upon receiving news to make. the fullest investigation the Joyce oharges. sg~s Ill s U"t ieslek !a p~eeaaPrems and betetta LOYEO Bullet's Course Refuted Su Theory Advanood by Wife, tevittSays. MOLAVI PEARED FOR, LIFE Police Learn Eastera Lord Hir ed- Detectiv to patch Mat. (eremer NevWt this aftr'ue rendered W e l MTE ElSaVf Wloep esi d e u"t he bee" ae her bm gasman Unable to coavines Attve, w11 heve sued bnportiat evidesne I found several discrepancIes Ia hdr story, that her wealty busbad, Ab dul Hassi omt his 46eth from5 a k Weed, Mrs. Lydia Gerrue i twenty four and p!tcvft to be4 halt, Cornwell to-day that she had quar -eled with her husband and that laat night while waiting for her husbana she became servous and took tw . drinks of gin. Molavi was found at 11:30 o'clock. last night In a room on the third floor of 1314 Rhode Island avenu' northwest, v. lth a gun shot woulud through his body. His wife, who for ten minutes, had Tashed hystericalli about the house for help was found on the floor sobbing. Dr. (.rant i. Barnhart, of 1=31 Rhode Island avenue northwest, was summoned, but the man was dead* Coroner Itamsay J. Nevitt was sum moned and ordered the wife held. The body was removed to th2 morgue where an inquest will be held to morruw. Last night and this morning Mrs. Molavi told the police, that her hus band killed himself; that h had jut had a business disappointment, and that he several times previously ha.l declared "I wish I was dead." POLIcE MAKE DOu'OVERRIU. -The police have niade these diseov-. eries which has resulted in the hold ing of the pretty wife: 9 aMolavi was right-handed and the -.32-caliber revolver was found lying Stinder his right hand. Molavi was prepared for bed. hav ing folded his trousers neatly, put * them tinder his piliow, and donned e his pajamas. The couple have had several quar rels. That there was a quarrel last Wed nesday night. and since that time neither has spoken to each other. t That marital troubles have been going on for several years and that on several occasions the wife has des erted her husband, returning a month k or two months later. Brother. who conducts a lunch room at 1220 Fourteenth street, has been m acquainted with Molavi ever since he came to this country from Persia eight years ago. "H.e had no reason to kill himself," Brother said today. "He had plenty of money, two automobiles ahd most everything ele he wanted. "I know him well. He .used to visit me every day, but his wife didn't like it, so I told him to stopi coining." MRS. MOLAVPN STORY. Here 1s the story Ma's. Molayl told Detective Conwell today: "We were married in 1313 and have livett together sine that 'time. Most -of the time we spent in New York where he kept an antique shop. Busi ness was bad so we enene to WVash in~gton, hoping to open a store here. "Last Wedinesi47 wt vislted a riace at Sixteenth and Corcoran streets. He tried to buy it for $6 it00, but the owner wanted $18,fbO When we cam'e home we quarrelled a~nd sines th atwe never spoke. "Last nigh my husband left the h~ouse about fiv.' o'clock. A little after eight ii'clock I went down to I-eurteenth and New York avenue to tget a suit which I sent to be clean Sed. I came right back and waited up a fea my husband. S"The longer I waited the more ner b eous I got. So I took two drinks of -gia from * bottle 4'the closet. "When my husband camne in he s newer ase to me. He changed his . elothes, toek a glass and went into a the -bathr'oom., coming bash a few asufautes later. I ste W updres 'too. When my husbaican~ -elt he laid across the bed. readingt b a neaper. ~ ~ hm e 5 inwtes latet I smelt powder. I turn. f ed around and saw him stretched out on the bed. as if he was hurt. I rush ed to the window for a pitcher o.f s' water. Then I got exettd and went tn the rnnm nest to us w iere a see 4ir Olves. I callad hism.