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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1921, Washington, District Of Columbia Member of tie Associated Press exclusively entitled to the use for tlon news dis- patches credited to It or not otherwise credited In this and also the local news published The Post Is a member of the receiving complete ices of tho world's greatest cloudy cooler tomorrow fair able 80; 54. NO. DAILY AND SUNDAY ENTERED AS MATTER D. 1821, THE CO. TWO Pound Test Shell Rolls From Plane at TWO OF HURT MAY DIE Reported Rudder Hit Explosive as Men Turned Big OFFICERS PROMPT IN INQUIRY Raymond F. Privates Allen A. Elmer H. nell and S. S. Hites and Robert M. Joseph E. Hall and Private uel Weinstock Arc Not Expected to Less ly it was to turn it and all the injured and the big helping in the v As the plane turned 50-pound bomb rolled and an later it struck by the rudder of the machine as it swung This caused the explosion in the very of the men about the BOMB SHATTERS HIS Langley Field Picking Up Also Loses Newport May vate Albert a sentinel at Langley was seriously injured yesterday afternoon by the explosion of a small which he found near one of the large dump piles at the flying It is understood that the sentinel started to examine the bomb when it suddenly tearing away all the fingers on both of his hands and mangling his face as well as putting out one of his BOLT OF LIGHTNING FELLED BIG PLANE C. W. Lippold and Son Saw Fire Envelop Machine in Storm at THINKS 7 KILLED BY SHOCK Informal Feelers on Disarming Sent to Principal Special to The Washington May additional deaths added late tonight to the toll taken by a bomb Aberdeen Those who died of their in addition to the two first wore mond p. Private S. Hite and M. a the Two men were killed and 13 others four probably by the explosion yesterday of a bomb at the army proving grounds during the preparations for airplane bombing cording to official reports telephoned the War Department last night by MaJ. William A. Borden and Claudius H. M. special sent from here to report and ascertain the cause of the Two Privates The dead Private Allen A. tenth air Private E. H. of the same Capt. Joseph E. air of New Hai was said to be not expected to He was wounded severely about the eyes and First Lieut. Carl G. air of the re- port was expected to He received a deep muscular wound on tho right side just above the Lieut Lewis R. quartermaster of also expected to His and fifth finger of his right hand had been the advices and it was probable that the fourth finger would also have to be Private Samuel of the Thirty-fourth a punctured lung not expected to Others May Not Privates L. Kite of the air D. of the same Charles J. of the fourth ordnance and ward of the same all were wounded and recovery reported to be Robert M. a civilian employed as proof director at the was to be suffering severely from the shock of the explosion and it was sible that one leg would be Privates S. P. Forty-seventh ordnance L. J. of the Thirty-fourth ordnance and Private Baymond F. of the same were less wounded the reports wore expected to None of the homo addresses of the enlisted men was available hore last fo Make Thorough Neither MaJ. Borden nor Capt. erts attempted In oral reports last night to fix tho responsibility for the They they had been to ascertain tho full facts of tho disaster but would make a Investigation before returning They wore by MaJ. Clarence C. of to submit all Information that throw any light upon the He ordered them from here by upon receipt of reports ot the According to other a 50-pound bomb rolled from the airplane and was struck by the rudder as the plane swung Causing tha Bomb to Be Used in Test. Tha boat was one being used by the army air service in with tests preliminary to the Joint bombing experiments to tya carried out off the Virginia capes In June and by army and Report stated that three bombs 100 pounds and one BO had been BU for Aft plane about to nUrt UH Plunge Downward Followed the Orders Funerals of the A terrific bolt of flashing out of a and literally enveloping the huge Curtiss Eagle plane near last Saturday caused the accident that resulted in a loss of seven according to a statement by Charles W. 447 Newton street with his 11- year-old son witnessed the Mr. Lippold says there was not a air along the surface of the ground at tho but that the was brewing and flash that seemed to strike the plane ushered in the storm driving to Point said Mr. and we had a blowout near which is on a high We were ing- a tire on the when my who is greatly interested in heard the approach of the big plane and called my tion to it. We stood and watched it for some the in the growing darker and darker with the approaching Illuminated there great flash of the whole and lio big TOo Could and we saw the onB side and plunge broke about same eight or where we Many people section saw the and we ail felt sure that the men were to the formation of the it would have been next to Impossible to have gotten through with rain was and there was no road through to them that was We ot that the accident had been re- ported to and much surprised on our here to find that it had not reached the pers until Willing to Mr. said he had made no report to War but was perfectly willing to tell what he had Capt. B. S. also in the storm that wrecked the big Eagle said yesterday that while he felt sure that the wind had caused the that it was ble that lightning it. have learned to believe nothing is impossible in the air Capt. Wright Gen. William un- daunted b fate of the seven fliers to Langley field to continue inspection of tests being made Gen. Mitchell the first man to make this flight since the No Blame on Secretary of War Weeks yesterday took official cognizance of the ordering the fullest Gen chief of trans- mitted orders that the accident should be probed from every the re- port to form the basis for any further action decided upon by the War De- t j Capt. William C. Lieut. Paul T. Wilkins and Lieut. comprising the army board in- detailed to report on the submitted report to MaJ. M. Seanlon the re- port entirely exonerating Lieut. ley Amos from The full re- port will be submitted to MaJ. Gen. Ci T. Burial of Lieut. The first of the of the victims of the that of was hold yesterday at 2 o'clock from St. Pull military honora accorded tho which transported on a from Walter Road the church and to where Vornon Scott and Courtney Leroy Talcott ton Shangraw and Theodore Van were Funeral services for Richard q. will bo hold at Arlington cemetery today at 11 1- Funerals of the Services for A. G. of civilians killed In the be held this morning at 11 at undertaking The Rev. G. B. Pierce will The body will be shipped to Buffalo and later taken to Mr. home N. T. The body of live Maurice of hag shipped to home at Cor Bonding the leg of Lieut. to at and Lieut. to his at N. been Harding Expected to His Selections TEAGLE AND FOR President of Standard Oil May Chairmanship of Marine if He Will Seeks to Settle on Man for Governor of Talks on By N. 1921, by The Washington Pnt II is probable the President will make announcement tomorrow of his selection of the members of the ping This was indicated at the White House meeting of the Mr. Harding lias deeply concerned over the personnel bf this important It has one of the difficult problems he has had to deal but it is understood he is reaching a Two under consideration for the C. president Standard Oil of New and Charles of former head of the Emergency Fleet It is will be named if he can Una his way clear to The lies between him and Another appointment problem the President has under tion for several is that of ernor of Mr. is greatly interested in the development of that has said numerous For Governor of the President and Secretary of the Interior Fall have sought to bring about a harmonious under- standing among the various Interests in Alaska in the hope that a man resident of Alaska might be but there such a bitter H is likely the President will eventually go and the man most ability Scott fonder paper publisher of Seattle more recently publicity the national 5Frani administration the knowledge informal being made leading toward it from tne tions contained in the Borah ment to the naval recently adopted in the and the consideration of the subject the allied council in tions representatives of the United States are taking limited Many American diplomatic tives in the different countries are sounding these to learn their attitude toward a tion of armies and navies which may lead to virtual disarmament and if real sentiment among them for a curtailment of definite diplomatic procedure is be ployed to bring this Naturally the attitude of Great Britain and Japan is sought most but the Informal inquiries are being extended to other countries such as Brazil and the Argentine The view is that If disarmament is to be accomplished it must through the cooperation of all the nations in the straightforwardly in order that there may be complete There never has been any doubt as to the position of the administration with reference to curtailment of army and navy Saving of millions of dollars In tures be provided all nations of the World agreed to the curtailment upon ari equalizing basis that that would prevent domination by any one of i May Go to Allied The carrying out such a scheme have to be worked out in the utmost as each nation has its problem which has to be of the reasons for tho desire of. tho American to In tho deliberations the allied council was tho that the council Intends to take up the subject of The participation of tho United will be and while this country will not bo In a to make definite the there to that the result of the how made part States will be laid before the for Its in- President Harming has made It clear that he the ate expressing Itself on of but It is understood that the adoption the Borah hit Ion played Ih the tentative step that the administration hak Railroad Strenuous days appear to hive ho effect upon the President's of before lit went Into the Food Poisons 25 Students Fourteen of Georgetown Medical School Re- ported in Serious Condition at Treated at Bread Pudding or Canned at Sunday Night's Supper Wf members of of Georgetown Medical at Phi Chi 2009 N street were early with fourteen were taken to the university hospital in a serious Their condition im- proved last but physicians at the hospital refused to definitely state that they were out of The re- side the were treated by physicians from the Some were able to resume their studies in the Canned food eaten by the students at their supper Sunday evening is believed been the cause of the Students Seriously 111. Students were removed to Georgetown hospital and are in a critical condition are Earl 22 years of N. Joseph 22 years of N. John 21 years John 22 19 years John 22 years N. 22 years Tuxedo N. William 22 years N. Henry 23 years New York Charles 23 years John Spencer 22 years Robert O. 22 years R. and Led 22. years N. Y. The are in a serious at the Frat are seph 21 years N. 21 years New York Joseph 23 years Jersey N. 21 years Conn. Dinner was served at the Fraternity house Sunday evening at 6 Shortly after of. the of severe in their and as after another M. F. Charles were soon relieving the The result was that several lives were j pumps were physicians strict orders that no one was to visit any of the par The relatives of the students last night by the tary of Anthony faculty of the medical in which all the boys are postponed indefinitely the which was to be held Get Many wild rumors were among them was one that six of the students had The exact cause of the poisoning is Samples of the canned food which was served at the meal will be examined by chemists both of the Georgetown University hospital and the District health The meal served the students consisted of canned string canned tomato and bread It was net which was rather longer than Departmental matters but ally the burden of the discussion drifted to the policy the tion is to pursue in the tion of government and other matters that the new administration promised in the campaign and fully was considerable discussion regarding the railroad which is matter of much concern to President and his The policy of the Administration in Ing with business organizations that were encouraged during the war but are now It la in Ing information thaf Is being applied to movements said to be in of trade was taken The ment of It was la working upon a plan for acquiring and distributing Information that bo Interest and value to tne business The President has It Is a eral outline of the policy the administration Is to bu It Is not to be mado public at this New proposed new executive de- department of public was talked over In a general way by the President and his cabinet The President Is committed to such a A number of times In the campaign he declared that sutth a department be of great service to the and his been taken up in a eral a. number of by there has been no definite plan it Is making it Such a It was would necessarily combine and the necessary reorganisation bring kindred de- under one There has been propaganda for a reau of education separate and part from such a that Congress hag take the now In to Ohio fruit 714 14th noticed that those the the leps seriously the food were prepared for the by Joseph one of the Phi Chi fraternity is national medical Kappa chapter is the local Many prominent physicians here are Injunction Forbids Price Manipulation In Butter and Eggs ike May injunction restraining 6 corporations and 45 associated in- from illegal tion of eggs and poultry prices has been obtained by State in the Montgomery circuit court at It was announced here today by The defendants are said to have operated in seventeen central western counties of the in- more than a score of cities and The complaint was filed by the State and a trial was officials by the acceptance the defendants of the written largely by the HARDING TO AWARD DIPLOMAS Will Commission New Ensigns at Annapolis Denby to BEGINS Parade and Presentation of Trophies Mark Opening Ten of. to The Washington receive of President the diplomas to the ylU de- The events pf an drill -in the dress rade in the a. hop garden party The garden party was held in the grounds surrounding the residence of and only graduates and relatives and were Medals and Other A feature of the dress parade the presentation of and other awards won by the men in professional Name D. presented by the national ciety of the Sons of for in practical ordnance and Cup by the national of the of can Revolution for excellence in manship and international to John L. presented Col. Robert M. for In practical and theoretical to Silas B. Gold presented Henry Van i for best essay on naval or patriotic to Howard N. first Maury marine presented by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for excellence in to Kenneth third Gold medal for excellence in arm to Pierson B. second For in Naval Athletic for personal excellence in to Thompson for promotion of Edward F. first Thompson for Inter- class to Franklin C. first Gold for falls Ai J. Silver medal for saber A. I. Silver medal for canes J. A. i Silver medal for dueling award G. P. for personal excellence Ih track T. A. Gold medal for personal In J. Bi Gold medal for swimming D. Bronze medal for highest batting V. B. Tennis J. Waidlich General class track T. Medals academy field track M. B 130-yard J. H. C. javelin j. high F. high The First Ten The first ten members of this class In the Clement DashUll liTK William J. David New Mi in Face of New Agreement HERE Dayis and Unions Ready to Efforts to fend as Already and Has Be- the Amount of American Goods In Native By GEORGE 1921, 6y The Washington Post WUh conditions in the American shipping industry becoming steadily especially so with respect to the government-owned President Harding's efforts to settle the marine strike met with another failure The influence upon the whole labor problem which expected to flow from the settlement is still a hope for the future rather than a tangible While Secretary of Labor Davis and chairman of the shipping were assembled at the department with leaders of the unions and all preparations made for the signing of new com- promise agreement which had been discussed the President on day Ship Owners association in New York refused ta agree to its terms or to recede from the previously Threatens Further of this ington the government was con- fronted by possibility of settling the strike so fir as the shipping board vessels are but ing It on all the private owned the ocean This would have had the effect of virtually the government and the striking unions in a war on about one-half of the active tonnage ly afloat today under the American It would have precipitated a struggle for supremacy on the the merchant and foreign two classes of American engaged in. and handling the deep sea the concessions to j recognize unions disclosed in a telegram to from vice president and general manager W the Snip Owners Stand Steamship in general this unanimously voted to entire action of its and com- on wages and working con- ditions aboard ship in strike of rine firemen and has of con- firming arid working rules jointly declared May 1 by the and Ship made their when they with tht to make wage reduction 15 and not per and believe no further sions Similar Information also reached Secretary Davis at the Labor ment about 6 o'clock last At that the principle national and district leaders of thq marine unions were in conference with and had been in joint con- ference which also included Admiral looked for There were still differences to be smoothed The union spokesmen insistent upon the inclusion of a clause in the ment guaranteeing the return to their positions of strikers whose places had filled by expectation at the all remaining of a trivial would be settled and that the ment would be signed at in by Benson and the union Admiral re- turned to the department at 6 and 'a negro messenger was about looking for some of the depart Presumably the agreement was fixed up In. was that the long-drawn-out fight was And something Ad- miral Benson left In 20 without signing the It Is understood that he the shipowners laet and that they will hold meeting In New Tork But from the of telegram to The It would that the termination of Is firm not to recede ana not to recognize the Board Has Idle This leaves the government in a for a number of. one Of which Is that the position which the owners are now upon taken by Ad- the of board brought the to that Of the toni ot bourd about toni are hot of hlit t n and the private owners have almost as great a torn i putting additional tonnage into it might be e that the shipping board could owners th pr i to bat would lead to a vrar by ping Am merchant marine ds own d and operated by private the unions would seize this oppo war on the private sh to make with the backing of the gc frankly stated to me Owners Believe even If the gov thus to exert its fore might Heye that is are manning at their While th be ise of. the com- plete elimination of the scale that the greater stab ment in the would enable them ta a great part of their Ob would compel the sh operate at greater and the ad- vantage of Would be with the private It is estimated thit the marine strike has already st a total of Its ous alike to the shipping in- to the government and to the of its amicable basis of a 15 wages would be labor including that which is The influence settlement upon the per cent reduction in beneficial to the come in the railroad last by desired the be- least a of eir scale of than they lity of. service this to is The unions now feel that tine private operating about one-half of the American anS having an most equal amount ur bent upon the d labor on the der are struction 6f high The leaders left last night's unsuccessful conference in Marine Trade Meanwhile the trac United States their com- merceT Before the S per cent of American were transported There were months in 1920 when through the American trade this percentage in- creased to 50 per cent. The volume of traje thus carried in American ships is and has fallen e rivals of the rts and imports now on the de- to 36 per cent. The tendency is still With world conditions as tney are it is the clear duty of all Ann and act as fit of American comme and the preservation ricans to think for the supremacy of the costly merchant In holding out the unions tie private believe that tht readjustments which they as to wages and working are essential if American shipping is to be to hold its own the sharp competition of the They also declare ment of the strike the is between the shipping and a war by both against private will lead to a bor favor ship vof the shipping board are is great arid is beginning to become agitated by the large demands for TWO BIG LINS George son's Slightly aged Martha ton Also N. 31 the A small of un- knoWn origin tonight slightly aged the steamship George which twise former President Wilson to France arid The steamer is in dry dock here under- The which out on the hurricane was extinguished less than an hour after Dry-dock officials sa could be repaired Buenos May its id the 31 the Fire broke out this morning on board United States shipping board steamer Mariha but the blaie quickly ex- The cause fire is not The fire is believed to have been of incendiary It Was barely itf time to save the life of one officer who was in his Another cer escaped by a The damage to steamer 5s not sufficient to her probably DOWN A. Surrenders After Tragedy at to The Washington May 56 years 332 N street D. tonight rendered to the police that was the of the auto- which yesterday struck seph 18-year-old son of Louts of causing the boy's Mr. Luber was turned over to the city police pending an In- quest into the death to be held on Friday In The on tho Washington near and young soon after at St. Agnen hospital here from a fractured SHE WILL WED DT Miss Willard Becomes Bride of British Embassy MaV abeth Mrs. Joseph wife of ican Ambassador to rated King Alfonso the der of noble dames of Maria Louisa at a dinner Saturday night will be married there tomorrow to secretary of the British embassy in the Spanish Board Orders Decrease log 12 Per Cent on July 1. ABOUT A YEAR Decision 104 lines Be Extended Redactions Vary Prom 5 to 13 Cents I an Section Men Getting for Wiping Out 1920, Award to lose 6 and 8 Cents an Hoar by New the May estimated will be slashed from the nation's railway wage when an cutting wages an average of 12 per cent to be handed down tomorrow by the United States railroad labor becomes effective July 1. The order affects members of 31 labor employed on 104 While decrease is specifically applied only to the whose hare been heard by the decision says it may later be applied to any other road asking a under the provisions of the Cummins transportation act. Percentages ot reductions com- by members of board gave the average of 12 per and the same source estimated the annual re- duction in wages at approximately a Day for Section The decision grants reductions varying from 5 to 13 cents an or from 5 to 18 per and in the case of section laborers completely wipes out the increase granted that class of employes by the wage award of July 20, 1920. for section men the reduction was proximately IS per cent. Switchmen and shop crafts were given a 9 per cent while the train ice men were cut 7 per cent. Car repairers were cut about 10 per cent. Common labor over which the railroads made their hardest is be reduced 6 to 8% cents -an cutting freight average monthly and triick laborers to This new schedule gives section men in- average daily wage hour although considerable by the particularly in the showed common labor wages as low as a ten hour Shop employes and train service those in passenger reduced S cents an Construction and tion foremen are 10 cents an and freight engineers who were given Increases of 10 13 cents an hour by the 1920 award aro to be cut 6 to S hour Passenger and freight Increases of to 13 cents in 1920 are cut to 8 cents respectively by the new Train dispatchers and whose monthly earnings at average to are cut 8 cents an The smallest reduction apply to office boys and other employes under 18 years of who will receive 5 cents an hour less after July 1. Clerks Are Clerks are reclassified so that en- tering usually men ami women of 18 to 20 years of receive a monthly salary of fpr the first six months and for tSc second six months of Clerks with less than one year's experience now receive A new monthly schedule for ing equipment employes on tugs and lighters gives firemen and lighters and will receive to and The attitude of the railway unions toward the decreases ordered remain to be The big hoods are expected meet here July 1 to consider the decision which is effective on that Claiming they were hard hit by winter slump In railroad managements have been clamoring for several months for lower wages and the decision tomorrow will mark the first relief granted by the since it set the advanced scale more than months Stress Lower Cost of The decision say thit since the 1920 wage lias been a in cost scale of wages for similar kinds of work in other tries has in general been These two points were the chief con- tentions of the railroads before the ing April 18' and ended May 16, to show reductions of 20 to 60 per Cent. In the Varying in mostly for cited by the board the based on the decreases fixed as justified ana os H I
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