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“Oats, peas, beans and barley brose— It’s an old, old rhyme, but the game still goes.”” . oO s sl

The thing that invariably im- presses one about Tom Blanton is the fair, gent'emanly and dignified manner in which he conducts a ¢ross-examination.

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It is rumored that Ty Cobb has knocked a home run in Wall Street with the bases full.

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Senator Willis falls lifeless in the midst of thore who knew him and loved him best, the people of his own home town, and a political situation almost unprecedented is rendered more chaotic, not only in Ohio, but in the country. Death, which lately took one of his col- leagues, evens the balance of power in the Senate.

New York grand jury indicts the quinine trust. Bitter! bitter!

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Bank runner is robbed in the hall- way of his own building and a grocery store already sanitary is unnecessarily cleaned by a bandit. What this town needs is more police- men to guard Congressman Blanton from the kickers.

The Senate confirms the Federal dodgasting commission just when it looked as though Mr. Caldwell would be put on the air.

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Stinson and Haldeman set a new


Senate Committee Bans $9,000,000 Lump Sum Adopted in House.


Suburban Student Bar Killed. $54,140 Proposed to Repair Old Western Market.

Freighted with controversial changes and carrying more than $1,000,000 in excess of the amount authorized by tie House, the District of Columbia ap- propriation bill for the next fiscal year was reported to che Senate yesterday by the Senate appropristions commit- tee. *

The bill calls for an appropriation of $38,151.428, which is $1,092,393 more than was carried in the House bill.

The Senate committee struck from the bill the House provision for a $9,000,000 contribution from the Fed- era Government,’1n. inserted in its stead a provision calling upon the Fed- eral Government to pay ‘0 per cent of the total appropriation. The lump sum of $9,000.000 represents less than 25


Index to Today’s Issue.


1—60-40 Ratio Voted in Bill. Steal $8,750 From Bank Runner. Blanton Guarded at Trial. Senator F. B. Willis Dies. McQuade Asks for New Grand Jury Broadway Limited in Crash.

2—Put Pay Raise at $90,000,000. Willis Prominent in Senate 7 Years Grocery Robbed; Driver Held Up.

3—Air Endurance Record Broken. Chicago Suburb’s Mayor Indicted Court Finds Remus Is Sane.

4—Fall Given Heart Stimulants. The Day in Congress.

5—Admirals Given New Stations. The New Shadow Dramas.



8—In Washington Churches.

9—Radio News and Programs.

10—Half of D A R. Home Funds Ready Weather and Vital Statistics.

12—Magazine Page. ;



18—The Post's Funny Folk.

19-21—Legal Record.

20-21—Classified Advertisements.

22—The News in Pictures. Nants Taxicab Status Explained. Society Gives Tableaux.


Noted Pitcher Arrives Here From Florida for Rest After “‘Flu’’? Attack.

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per cent of the total.

Other tmportunt changes made in

world’s nonstop flight endurance | tne House bill by the Senate commit- record, but the indications are that | tee were as follows:

Texas Tom will stay up until he runs out of gas.

a . a o “With rushing winds and gloomy


The dark and stubborn Winter dies.” The Lion roars, the snowflake flies— But just ahead the violet lies!

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Foreign Minister Briand’s note on making war so unfashionable that nobody in Paris would wear one has been received at the State De partment and will be debunked as goon as the official translator can

get around to it. . 7 o >

Uncle Remus tells another of his famous stories to the judge and is now in a position to resume the king business where he left off when so rudely interrupted.

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Here’s hoping that Walter John- son’s doctor chases the flu to the bench and keeps him there the bal- ance of the season.

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Another “Big Train” is wrecked— the Liberty Limited is in a bad smash at Lima, Ohio.

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Italian sculptor gets in bad with Turkey for not high-hatting Presi- dent Kemal.

The anti-Japanese boycott in China comes to a sudden end. You recall reading yesterday, no doubt, that a fleet of Japanese warships had been ordered to China? As

T. P. said, or thereabouts, carry a

4 big stick and you won’t have to


) « puddle up-to his middle.”


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use it. ; * * ° .

Prince Henry becomes Duke of Gloucester and Earl of Ulster, which somehow or other, we can’t explain why, reminds us of the gentleman in Mother Goose who “stepped in An Ulster comes in handy in a shower lof rain for anybody wh> is going to

Gloucester. ° 7 ~ .

Richmond judge down in the good old wet-drinking, dry-voting cawn belt rules that negro Democrats are not eligible to vote in the Demo. cratic primary next Tuesday. Vir- ginia continues to enforce the Four- teenth and Fifteenth amendments with vim and vigor. ' * ~ * +

March howls her way out like a jungle beast. in the Middle West. and the weather story from Lima, which long preceded the news of the wreck of the Broadway and Liberty Limited trains, explains this tragedy of the rails.

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Mayor Nathan Hale Thompson explains the Chicago crime wave without once blaming it on King


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Henry Ford’s theory in paying his miners $8 a day is probably that it is good business to make it pos- ‘gible for them to hurry to work in their own cars.

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New York man who was used as a lion by his wife declares he will not testify against her, proving he is

a better sportsman than she is. = -_ - . Billy Barton runs last in the

Grand National Steeplechase.

It probably won't influence the Al Smith haters to stop and reflect a

moment—if they know how—that

Mussolini isn’t a Baptist.






| ters.

It definitely continued the ta rate here at $1.70 on every $100 of assessed valuation.

Student Ban

It eliminated the House provision barring from the public schools all Maryland and Virginia pupils who are not already enrolled.

Tt inserted an appropriation of $54.- 140 to repair and modernize the West- ern Market, which was to have been abandoned.

It authorized the Commissioners to sell the site that was purchased for a new fire engine house at Sixteenth and Webster streets, and authorized an ap- propriation of $35,000 for a new site. The proceeds from the sale of the Six- teenth street site will be returned to the Treasury.

It increased by $1,221,459 the amount allotted for the public buildings and parks. Of this sum $400,000 is for the

National Capital Park and Planning Commission and $1,800 for the Nationai | Zoological Park.


Under the same head- | ing an increase of $12,740 is allowed for salaries for the labor force, $32,000 for improving the Rock Creek and Po- tomac connecting parkway, $100,000 for improving Meridian Hill Park and $5,000


Two in Plane Burn To Death in Midair

Los Angeles, Calif.. March 30 (A.P.) Two persons were burned to death when the plane in which they. were riding was virtually destroyed in mid- air after bursting into flames while fiying over Compton, a suburb, shortly after dark tonight.


Dynamite Helps Check Blaze That Razes Six Blocks; 50 Homes Destroyed.

Crisfield, Md., March 30 (A.P.).— | With national guardsmen called out to| prevent possible looting in the wake | of a fire which completely wiped out the business district of six blocks and spread later to partially destroy more than 50 homes, inhabitants of this city tonight were attempting to check thet: losses, estimated at between $1,000,00' and $1,500,000. One man was crushed to death when he was trapped under a falling wall, and rescue workers were Gigging through the tangled wreckage tonight in the belief that three othe: persons, reported missing, had met th: same fate. Mie

Starting last night in a theater, the fire leveled every building within a six block area, and apparatus from six ad- joining cities had been summoned be- fore the flames were brought under control early today.

Three buildings were dynamited when a@ sudden change in the wind threaten- ed to spread the blaze to other quar-

Twenty-three business houses topplec before the conflagration, and the scores of families made homeless by the fire were cared for tonight by welfare agencies and neighbors.

Cousins Are Hanged For Killing of Hermit

|awarded $4,500 damapes by a jury

Canton City, Colo., March 30 (A.P.).— Arthur Osborne and Ray Noakes were hanged at the Colorado State Peniten- | tlary this morning fo. the slaying of | Fred W. Selak, ageg hermit .of Grand Lake. ;

Osborne and Noakes, cousins, 23 and | 24 years old, respectively, were convict-

dence was introduced at their trial to

ed of first degree murder following the slaying of Selack in July, 1926. Evi-

show that Selack and Osborne's father.

had quarreled over a fence shortly be- fore the aged recluse was found, hanged

| to a tree.

Walter Johnson, pitching marve , whe of the Washington than

the physical was the malnstay Bal] Club for more returned to Wash- from Jacksonville, literal of his self imme- Hos-

twenty ington

years yesterday seriousiy il—a former physica He was diately removed Emergency pital for an indefinite period

The few Zriends son at Union Station “were the ravages of the influenza that the noted pitcher suffered managing his Newark League Team in Florida In direct con- trast to the healthy, strapping John- son who left this city last fall bound on a training in the South, the former Washington pitcher’ was helped to a_e waiting automobile from wheelchair a shivering, pa-







thetic figure as he drew his coat more

about him while men.

The pitcher has lost weight notice- ably. Weighing 200 pounds while with the Washington club summer,

Johnson approximately 30


Teacher Wins $4,500

closely camera

posing for


has lost

[In Risque Story Suit)


Indianola, lowa, March 30 (A.P.).—

| Mrs. Florence Cochran Bradshaw, former

Broadhorn district school teacher,

Warren County district court in her suit against the members of the school board for slander

Mrs. Bradshaw alleved her reputation

aad been damaged because of her dis- | missal by the boara on representations |

, ' made that she had tolc risque stories

to her pupils.

Indictments Voted In “Quinine Trust”

New York, March 30 (A.P.).—Ten cor- porations and thirteen individuals were indicted by a Federal grand jury today if connection with a Department of Justice investigation of the so-called “Dutch Quinine Trust.” The indict- ment charged conspiracy to restrain free competition in and to increase the market prices of cinchona bark and quinine derivities.

Actress Stows Away;

Is Married on Ship

New York, March 30 (A.P.).—Mary Allen Vorse, 20-year-old actress, went on board the Deutschland to bid John Hewlett, newspaner man, farewell, but could not do it. So she stowed away and they were married by the captain, who reported the affair by radio to- day. The liner sailed Thursday night.

Miss Vorse is the daughter of Mary Heaton Vorse, short-story writer and novelist and was formerly of the Prov- incetown Players. Hewlett, 23, is the son of R. D. Hewlett of Conyers, Ga.


who greeted John- |

} amazed at | attack |

International |

Was | in }


Package of Bills Taken as Two Jostle Man at Building Entrance.


Veteran Commercial National Messenger Victimized on Return From Treasury.

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The secong daring bank runner rob- bery in four days took place yesterday morning at 11 o'clock In the lobby of the Commercial National Bank Bulld- ing, when aa old and trusted “runner” of that ‘netitution had 88,750 taken from his pocket by two members of a gang believed to have been trailing him from the Treasury Depart- ment.

who are

Enoch G. Johnson, about 60 years old, the runner of Commercial Na- tional Bank, still had $10,000 left when he reached to

Five thousand dollars

the the paying teller’s cage make his return of this was carried in his hand and the other $5,000 pocket The | was in his left trousers pocket | Although

| few

was in an inside

money which was stolen

the loss was discovered a

had entered

minutes after Johnson heen

' |jostled by two men as he

night detectives assigned to the case had been unable to make , in their

any progress


Jostled in Bank Doorway.

of the Commercial Nattonal for four-

teen years, was one of its most trusted |

employes. he | carried millions of dollars of the bank’s


During his service

morning he was sent to the cash room of the Treasury Department. There he obtained three bundles of bills, 85.000 tn $20 bills; $5,000 tn 85 bills, and snother bundle containing eight $1,000 bllls seven $100 bills and one $50 bill. The twenties he placed in a coat pocket, the five he carried in his and the larger bills he placed trousers pocket.

hand. in a




is the

Seen Before.

who fury messenger of the bank, told offl- ‘clals of the institution that when ,he noticed ithe lobby

/ mained

He said that this man re- there for some time and that he became suspicious of the stranger

Later, when Johnson went to rhe Treasury, he says that he saw the same


Rhineland Banishes


Aix La Chapelle, Rheinland, Prussia | March 30 (A.P.).—Alexander Subkoif, |} youthful husband of Princess Victori: |of Schaumberglippe, recently ordered out of Germany after a series of és- capades, turned up here secretly. The provincial police ferreted him out and handed him the order of the governor: of the Rheinland to leave the country within 24 hours.

Thereupon Subkoff, who is becoming @ man without a country, departed for Belgium, where it was announced yes- terday that he had been told to move on

Lindbergh Is Silent On World- Tour Plan

St. Louis, March 30 (A.P.).—Col. Charles A. Lindbergh declined today to comment on reports that he contem- plated a round-the-world flight, but said he had “no particular plans at present.”

“There have been so many rumors that I have adopted the policy of ig- noring them,” Col. Lindbergh said. “If

you will check up on the various re- ports published the last week you will be able to judge for yourself as to the inauthenticity.”

40 Injured As

Liberty Flier

Strikes Broadway Limited

Rear-End Collision of Eas Ohio, Due to Storm Cond

tbound Trains Near Lima, itions—Half of Wounded

Passengers Sent to Hospitals.

Lima, Ohio, March 30 (AP.).—The

flyer, crashed into the Broadway Lim- ited on the same road four miles west of here tonight, injuring more than 40 passengers on both trains. About half of the injured were removed to hospitals here, while ph¥sicians treated the re- mainder in the coaches.

The Broadway Limited was awaiting orders from a tower because of tele- graph wires having been severed by a sleet storm last night, when the Liberty bore down, running at 40 miles an hour. Both trains were east bound,


| The Liberty engine ploughed into a

| Liberty Limited, Pennsylvania Railroad club car on the Broadway, telescoping

the club car, a mail car and a parlor car in the center of nine coaches on the Broadway. The locomotive of the _Liberty was derailed and the tender | smashed into the engine. injuring Hen- ry Strasser, engineer, from Fort Wayne Ind. It-is expected he will lose his arm

The Broadway Limited was taken half a mile eastward to a highway crossing

where the injured were removed» to ambulances | More than 30 minutes elapsed before word of the wreck reached here because of the isolation resulting from crip-

pled telephone service.

= bs Poy eng! Se as io yaaiaak hy

coat |

the | bank building there was no clew to the | ‘identity of the pickpockets, and last |

Johnson, who has veen in the service |

has |

regular Treas-

he | went into the bank yesterday morning | a stranger loltering around |

Princess’ Husband,

| Clifton, Staten Island.


Shot Fired at Accused Man and Auto Fire to Become Issues.


Psycho-Analyst Sirovich, on Stand, Sifts Significance of Woman’s Screams.

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Two headquarters detectives will be by the defense tn the trial of Policeman the Police Trial and it was predicted last night by those in touch with the situation that the testimony will


called Orville Staples before

Board today,

which they be of 80 to bring about a grand jury investigation Ogle @nd

have recently been

give will

sensational a as . probably

The Charles P

detectives, Howard Weber, | Investigating several incidents which, of the it. Most


i|while not a

part Staples case, the evi-

Thomas counsel for Staples, hopes to is Said to

affidavits now

offshoots of of


are which | Blanton, from

adduce the detectives.

be contained in several in their possession Oxgic Weber

rating the firing of a mysterious shut

and have been investi- at Policeman Staples as he went to his

trial work- mysterious of the

of Frederick | Schenck, one of the principal witnesses

home shortly before the present

They also been

| started nave

jing on a burning

|}automobile Policeman igainst Staples Courtroom ts The trial

| Precinct Police


Armed Camp.

board the Sixth

where Staples

room at


is being was turned into

‘armed camp yesterday afternoon when |


| alleged threats of a prosecution witness | to “fix” him and to “mop up” Mrs 'Emma Delaney, a defense witness. Blanton accused Mrs. Louise Hanley prosecution of



him as he left station house¢

noon recess


charge | Lieut police

was testimony of the Capitol Charles Quirt who has sat the trial

The hearing yesterday

by Robert Frowning, by


force and

| during the | |

Blanton “mystery

near him all during afternoon was heid behind with a squad of policemen on guard both in-

'side and outside the buard roon

barricaded doors

pgainst | “suspicious” characters. A specia! |

| squad of six Capitol policemen and two |

“secret service’ men At |


were placed

the board room

it WwW

in | Blanton's request,

vantage points as sald.

Charges Woman Kicked Him.

Blanton told Police Louis

: ' | Representative Blanton demanded spe- | When he reported to work yesterday | Rnd

|clal police protection from attack and |

having kicked |

Blanton’s | of |

| |

Inspector J. Stoll, who has been under Blanton's fire during the past three days, that | he would be held responsible for Blan- | ton’s safety and that ~f his witnesses

“If your men of the Metropolitan po- lice force can’t afford protection to me and the witnesses 1 will call in the



Manager of Capitol Heights Theater Is Charged With Transporting Pictures.

Department of Justice agents local night manager

and arrested the

detectives ast Urie Hollingsworth, of Capitol Heights, Md., moving picture house, and charged him with tilegally transpgting moving picture films of the Dempsey-Tunney fight. The arrest was made at Fifteenth and H streets northeast.

Department of Justice agents re- ceived a tip that che films were to be shown last night. They took Headquar- ters Detectives Hovard Ogle and Charles Weber along and went to the moving picture house. There they joined a packed house and watched the film.

After the show Hollingsworth, who lives at 618 Otis street northwest, and is connected with the Ourisman Chev- rolet Sales Co., carried the three boxes of flim in his car back into the Dis- trict, followed by the police. The police waited until the car reached a well- lighted part of town before stopping it, as they did not want to alarm a young woman passer.ger.

Rum Ship Boldly Anchors at Yonkers

¢eNew York, March 30 (A.P.).—The three masted schooner W. E. Litchfield with a cargo of 36,000 bottles of liquors casually slipped through the vigilant customs patrol in the harbor, only to be seized at her anchorage at Yonkers last night, customs authorities an-, nounced today. The captain and his crew were arrested.

The liquors, contained in 3,000 bags were valued at $360,000. The craft it- self is valued at $50,000.

The schooner arrived from Miami »%n Monday and lolled at anchor almost opposite the Coast Guard station at



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immunity and Stand Grill- ing on Charges.


Impanelment of a special grand Jury

for the sole purpose of investigating

foreman of the present grand jury, in a

report to Justice Walter I. McCoy In the

District Supreme Court. “Bring Blanton grand jury,”

before the special McQuade said, “have him

waive immunity and let him prove his |

charges that the men on the police force are not of the highest caliber.”

rhe grand jury had just completed a report of the investigations of charges affecting three policemen brought out by Representative Blanton before the Gibson subcommittee when McQuade began his talk.

Policeman Edward M. Taylor was in- dicted by the jury on a charge of “hi- jacking.” Blanton used this charge to launch his investigation of the Police Department by the Gibson committee During the investigation Blantor. eharged that gamblers had raised $2,000 to have Precinct Detective Arthur Fi- helly moved from the First Precinct to the Twelfth Precinct. The grand jury reported that Fihelly was given a “mer- ited promotion” when he was trans- ferred. |

Policeman George I. Hellmuth, who testified before the Gibson committee that he was transferred frqgm the Fourth to the Sixth Precinct after McQuade had told him to “keep his eyes shut” in connection with an alleged gambling establishment in Four-and-a-half street southwest, was transferred for the “good of the service,” the grand jury reported.

The courtroom was crowded when the grand jury filed in to make its report After turning the written reports over



Would Have Blanton Waive) Political Effect of Removal of

Hoover Rival From State | Contest Studied.



| The State that has given so many

ithe Metropolitan Police Department was/| Presidents to the country last night |urged yesterday by Martin B. McQuade | snatched back her latest offering, giv-

‘ing political the | shock of President Harding

| The shock of

Washington greatest

it has received since the death

Senator Willis’ tragic


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\s Stricken on Stage at

Delaware; Succumbs in an Anteroom.


‘Never Felt This Way Before,’ He Says; Calls Wife as Club Sings ‘Farewell.’


Delaware, Ohlo., March 30 (A.P.).— United States Senator Frank B. Willis, candidate for the Republican presiden- tial nomination, died of cerebral hem- orrhage here tonight In an anteroom at Gray’s Chapel of Ohio Wesleyan Unt- vetsity, where 2,500 persons had gathe- ered to listen to Delaware’s son deliver @ campaign address in a huge home- coming celebration.

On the stage, unaware of his passing, the Buckeye Glee Club, of Columbus, was singing a campaign song, “Fare- well.”

Senator Willis died at 9:09 p. m., when he fell into the arms of his sece- retary, Charles A. Jones, just as he en- tered the anteroom.

Senator Willis was just preparing to speak when he became ill. As he left the stage with Mr. Jones, he remarked, “Jones, I never felt this way in my life. There is something awfully wrong.”

Grasps for the Wall.

Then, as they entered the anteroom, Mr. Jones said the senator staggered, grasped desperately at the wall and slumped. The secretary caught him just before he reached the floor.

The senator called @eebly for his wife. She was summoned quletly off the stage, only to enter the anteroom as her hus- band drew his last breath.

Secretary Jones returned to the stage and announced:

“Mr. Willis never will be with us any more. He its gone from us for all time.”

He asked that all persons leave the hall and allow only relatives to remain.

Followed Torchlight Parade,

The crowd, which only a few mo-

' ments before had participated in the

greatest political ovation Delaware had ever known, had marched in a torche- light parade, had carried red fire and had listened to a band, was stunned.

A moment of silence, then pandemo- nium. People jumped from their seats and hurried from the hall. A few, dumbfounded, could not move, and sat gfued to their seats. Tears ran from the eyes of many of his old friends. It

| was half an hour before many could , believe the news,

| death in his old home town could not

| have been more profound. Only Wed-

) | nesday he was his towering, jovial self '

'his resonant voice engaged in banter |with his colleagues. Dire personal ones.

It was Wednesday that he returned again to his State to carry on the work | which circumstances assigned to him |in this campaign. These circumstances withheld a major chance of his attain- |} ing the Presidency, but assigned to him |& major role in the presidential cam- paign. This was the stopping of Secre- tary of Commerce Hoover.

And it was inevitable that with last night’s regret at the senator’s death there should be coupled thought as to how his death will bear on presidential campaign. anti-Hoover forces will withdraw from the field remains to be seen. If they should do so, leaving the Secretary un- challenged for the State’s 51 votes there

the resistance to him will break down


But it seemed to be agreed on all sides that the senator's death does no! automatically clear the field. His dele-

for the Presidency.



Dr. annual display of vanity is woman's own sex to

apartments fitted with min


Local members of international organization hope to bring greatest convention in history of the association to the National Capital in 1931.

EASTER FASHION PARADE—-WHY WE HAVE IT. Knight Dunlap, Johns Hopkins University psychologist, says reason for

MAN’S DEADLIEST ENEMY. Dr. Rayd R. Sayers declares that carbon monoxide gas deserves this title and cites some of the reasons. |

MANY HAVE ESCAPED FROM “LIVING BURIALS.” How ill-fated members of stricken’ submarines and others helplessly imprisoncd may stave off death indefinitely by learning to conserve one’s breath is set forth by Howard Thurston, master magician,

BACK TO THE COOK BOOK AGAIN. Revival of culinary arts, expert declares, is due to modern plan of housekeeping

BUILDING AN OUTDOOR TWIN PUSHER Another of the famous Merrill Hamburg articles on the construction of model planes, such as.are now taking part sm the Miniature Aircraft Tournament here.



Dont? forget the eight-page rotogravure section and eight pages of comics! Are your children reading THE JUNIOR POST? If not, they're missing a lot.


fight to reduce competition within her a minimum,


iature “laboratory kitchens.”


| Floyd V W. O. Benner.

Five physiclans were called, Doctors Dorrance S. James, I. T McCarty, Miller, A. R, Callandar and They pronounced death

, due to cerebra' hemorrhage.

political | threats it frequently carried, but never | | torches used

Earlier in the evening Senator Willis rad complaineo of the gas from the in the parade. He said

| they made him feel ill, Jones said.

| Senator Willis died, Mrs.

Spent a Restless Night.

Mrs. Willis said the senator had been

Slightly ill Thursday and had spent a restless night

After a half-hour in the roon where Willis left,

| Supported by Mr. Jones and*her father,

| Nathan

the | Whether the |

Dustin. and

John Her brothers, Edward, Fred Dustin also accom- panied her. She was so weak from the shock that she Imost had to be carried from the room,

Police and National Guardsmen were

| called to the chapel to take the crowd

in hand. They sent all loiterers from

| the hall, and drew up at attention as

are many observers who believe thai |

the body was carried from the chapel

' to a funeral parlor.

and that he will receive the nomina- |

Senator Willis arrived in Delaware from Columbus on an interurban o7r

at 3:37 this afternoon.

gat@s are all entered in their own right | and under Ohio law have second choices | Some are pledged |

| master | guished guest. a

Had Slept in Afte~noon. He was met by Roy Brower, a boy- hood friend. They went to a room at the Allen Hotel. ‘*

Mr. Brower said Senator Willis said

he “would like to take a rest,” so he

lay down for more than two hours and slept a little.

Shortly before 6 p. m., the senator arose, went to a Kiwanis Club dinner iu the hotel, where he laughed and

| joked with friends and, according to , those present, seemed in the best of _health and spirits. at the dinner, but arose once to ace

He did not speak

knowledge the remarks of the toaste concerning the club’s distine

Dr. I. T. McCarty, one of the physi- cians with the senator when he died and who also attended the Kiwanis din- ner, said Senator Willis told ‘him during the course of the’ meal that he “never felt better’ in his life.

Seemed Supremely Happy.

“He laughed and joked as we welt

back to his room,” Dr McCarty said; ~

“and seemed supremel; happy.” -

Charles Frederickson, Coshocton, who has been mentioned as Willis candidate for national committeeman from Ohio was on the platform when the senator was stricken He also had been a guest at the Kiwanis dinner.

In the chapel was the Galena High School cheering squad. Senator Willis, as a boy, attended Galena High School.

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Budget Bureau Figures, Laid Before Him, Increase All Estimates.


When Definite Determination ls Reached, Redraft of Bill Will Follow.


President Coolidge understands that |

the Welch bill to raise the pay of Fed- eral workers would cost the Govern- ment about $90,000 000 a year, it was eaid at the White House yesterday. Evidently the President obtained this estimate from the Bureau of the Bud- get. The House civil service committee was told Thursday that the Budget Bureau had fixed the cost at that fig- ure.

The President, it was said at the White House yesterday, has made one or two inquiries about the Welch bill, but at this time is far from being fa- smiiliar with its terms

Three estimates have been made now as to the cost of tne Welch bill—-the $90,000,000 estimate of the Budget Bu- reau, the $68,000,000 estimate of the Bureau of Efficiency. and the $35,009.- 000 estimate of the National Federation of Federal Employes

Must Redraft Measure.

The first thing that the House civil service committee will have to do is determine definitely just how much the Treasury can stand for salary raises, and draft a bill accordingly.

As it is now written, the bill would grant an average increase in salary of a little less than $300,000 a year to about 120,000 employes, 60,000 of whom are in the District of Columbia.

Substitutes Are Suggested.

The civil service committee will not |

again consider the bill until some day next week. The day will be set when Representative