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I.OCAL WEATHER Mostly cloudy, with probable local howers tonight and tomorrow, steady temperatures. Min. temperature for 24 hours ..69 Temperature at 12 noon 82 The Paper' Thai 'Is Read In The Home 1 J iL Z . Ts-ws Established June 2. 1884. SSslEstnhlished May 10. 1SS7. pOl'RIER- Est a Mtshed Octoher & 1S91. Council Hears Report Of Sewer Strength; Only One Core Fails in Test First Boring Sample Collapses Under 2,476 Pounds Pressure, 571 Below Standard; Other Cores Show More Than Required A report cn the compressive strength of five cores taken from the second section of the Cedar Brook storm sewer was submitted to the Common Council last evening by Chairman Leon M. Hannaford of the speciar sewer committee. One core, the first one taken, was 571 pounds under the required strength and the other four were well over the required strength. The report is not conclusive by any means, Mr Hannaford stated. The nrst coie was iium uie supposed to withstand a pressure of 3,000 pounds to the square inch. It collapsed at 2,478 corrections, gave it a strength Other ("ores Stand Up Well The second core, from the bottom of the suvcr. required tovwithstand a pressure . f 2,500 pounds to the squ.ire inch, let go at 2,997 pounds, r . correct o:2, at 2.937 pounds. There-fo:e the . .1 core had an excess strength of 431 pounds. The third core, from the top of the .-ewer, withstood a pressure of 4 .3 i-S pounds or 1.308 pounds in excess of requirements. There was r.n collection or. the third core, the tinmeler being in proper proportion p the height of trie core. The fourth core, from the bottom c; ine sewer, wiir.siooa a pressure il 4.759 pounds, or with correction. cf 4.569 pounds. Therefore it had a surplus strength of 1,059 pounds. The fifth c te, from the top of the sewer, sustained a strength of 3.24J- pounds to the square inch or 2 IS pounds more thanrequirements There was no correction on the fifth fire. Either top or bottom borings win oe taken or the entire second c:aoa of the sewer, Mr. Hanna- forJ stated. Seventeen cores have t?e:i ( btained so far, he said. Cores Crushed in Laboratory There will prcbably be two more crackir.gs of cores, according to Citv Engineer Alexander W. Vars These th.-.t nre ready will be subjected to pressure tests Friday and tie balance cf the cores will be cru-hed latei on. Capping of the (ores iequire- a day, Mr. Vars ex-j'.ii.ied, and crushing takes but five Liir.utts. Tiie fit st live cores were crushed yesterday in ;he laboratories of -the P. beit V. Hunt Co. in New York uty. The i,:y was represented by Mr. Vais am! the Angelo Paino Conduction Co: p., contractor for th second setion of the sewer, by ;c turn to page s!x.) 1 IkT tmm nurse M; : . '.. .. "iirht ei tat ion ire 31. Ewait, a registered Noith Plainfield, was last a.rtd by the Board of Ed-s u school nurse for the .n.irir; year. Heretofore, this oik has been done by the Visit-S NniKes Assot iation. Miss Ethel Wood of Kutley was igsiged as librarian-teacher for r.ext year. She will succeed Miss Louise ihlK-i, who recently resigned. ihe Fader Cornice and Roofing Co. of East Orange was awarded e contract for placing a new roof the Harrison School. The ioard purchased two lathes from ie Oliver Machinery Co., of New k, as, replacements at the high fhool and also purchased a circuit1 saw from Montgomery & Co. ( New Voik, for the Somerset fchool. where a manual training top will be established next year. A r.c.v metal flag pole was purged from E. L. Stasa of Plained to replace the wooden pole the Watt-hung School. The old We, which has been in service for orr,i tiiiif, ha.- rotted awav and has &cen tonsidei.-d unsafe. tipfrvis-ir.L' Piineitial Beekman R. Terh "port v. e presented his monthly nf-h includes the final test tf .u;.::.. tor the school year. All mbers of the board, ex-Mary J. Scarborough, at- the i: fpt Mrs -nded the meeting. -"n City A. Home U. & L. Assoc. -ave 10', ()f your income each J1th in building- and loan shirpc Series now open. Office 107 Ave. Adv. 7 How Man Will Look In The Futire Dr. Ales: 0l,Jgist U. Hrdlicka, anthrop-S. National Mu- surn. pi eoicts man of future "u nave great height, broad deep eyes, large nose. fniall lr at all, but a handsome aC and incomparable men-' tffieion.-y. I a word. Of The Future will be consistent user of classified 8- m The Courier-News As "latter of fact, many are to their profit, that rented u ! n-it ah ady, I louse an ad Washington Ave.. r :1,1ns: near exol suti.,n: 5-15 month. N. 7liG Kensington Ave. 20 PAGES Endurance top 01 me sewer and was pounds, which allowing for of 2,429 pounds. eavy Business Slated Handled Bv Councilmen Improvement Bids Sub M. mitted;Fanwood Sewer Contract, Fire House Repairs Bills Passec With an interval of four weeks before there will be another regular meeting, the Common Council dis posed of a heavy slate last evening, the session continuing until neafl; midnight. At the outset, President Joseph Edgar announced that coats might be shed and council men and audience generally fell in with the suggestion. To keep the air in motion City Clerk George B. Wean had installed a largf""felcc trie fan cn a table in the council manic horseshoe and doors and windows were thrown wide. At the opening of the session bids w-ere received on the improvement of Carnegie avenue and a portion of Third place. Then bids were received on the improvement of Stillman avenue, a portion of Grant avenue and Hartridge place. In each instance the bidders were the same. The bidders were: Watchung Construction Co., Plain-field; John Locognito, Westfield; Fords Construction Co., Fords; Joseph F. Burke, Plainfield; Lentz & Marston, Rahway; DiDonato & Ruffino, Rahway; Frank Mobus, Inc., North Plainfield; R. & R. Construction Co., Easton, Pa., and Terrible Construction Co., Plain-field. Contracts will not be awarded until the next meeting of the council. An ordinance authorizing e: u-tion of a contract for furnicl -S the Borough of Fanwood with sewer service was adopted on second and third reading and ordered published to meet legal requirements. An ordinance accepting Sleepy Hollow lane, Hilltop road and a portion of Woodmere place as city streets also was adopted finally with the understanding that it would be vetoed by the mayor in case inspection showed that grading required by the city had not been satisfactorily completed. Chairman Edward Sachar of the Streets and Sewers Committee was notified yesterday that the work had been completed but the city engineer was otherwise engaged (Please turn to page ten) Elizabeth Bank Proposal Gets Court Approval (bourier-Wewg Trenton Bureau) Trentcn. Vice-Chicellor Malcolm G. Buchanan today approved plans of the Elizabeth Trust Company to take over part of the assets and most of the deposit liabilities of the People's Banking and Trust Company; under the plan announced by StateBanking Commissioner Frank H. Smith several days ago. The vice-chancellor, in endorsing the plan, said that it was one in the public interest and for the welfare of depositors. He approved it without reservation. He denied requests for postponement of the approval made by John J. Griffin of Elizabeth, in behalf of the estate of Gen. Dennis F. Collins,' and by Prosecutor Abe J. David of Union county, who represented the directors of the People's Bank. Mr. Griffin based his request on the claims that the Collins estate owns 5,000 shares of the People's Bank stock and that the holders of the stock have not had time to acquaint themselves with the provisions of the plan. Mr. David said that the directors of the bank have named a committee to examine the conditions of the Elizabeth Trust Company's offer and asked a postponement until after the committee could report. The prosecutor paid, however, that personally he was heartily in favor of the trust company's proposal. Quen City & Home II. & L. Assoc. We pay 5 per annum on Paid-Up Shares selling for $200.00 per share. Office 10T Park Ave.-Ad v. 7 Tipsy Drivers Lose Licenses; AreFined$200 Both Will -Appeal De cisions of Acting Judge ; Technicalities Brought Up at Hearing After lengthy hearings in Traf fic Court today, Harry J. Linker, 30, of 1179 West Front street, and Albert Ingham of Highland Park were both found guilty by Acting Judge Philip H. Moskovitz of charges of operating automobiles while intoxicated. A charge of leaving the scene of an accident was dismissed against Linker. Attorneys representing both motorists filed oral notices of appeal from the decisions on the drunken driving complaints. Linker was first found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident. but after Mr. Owens called the act ing judge's attention to the section of the traffic act under which the complaint was drawn, the charge was dismissed. The com plaint was drawn under Section 14, subdivision 4, which applies only to personal injury, whereas it should have been taken under Arti cle 2. Section 3 of the Traffic Act. Fines of $200 each were imposed on Linker ana ingnam on ine charges of driving while drunk. Their drivers' licenses also were automatically revoked for two- vear periods as the result of the decision. John W. Owens, attorney for Linker, moved that the charge against his client be dismissed on the erounds that the matter had been settled at a previous hearing, He declared that once a case is heard there must either be a ver dict of innocence or guilt returned and asserted that a dismissal of the complaint at a previous hear ing was nothing more than a dec laration of innocence. Linker's Caee Once Dismissed Linker was arrested May 30 by Patrolman Vesev. after Linker's car allegedly had been involved in a minor accident in West Front street. The case was tried before Actine Judge Moskovitz last month, but the charge was dis missed because of a defective com plaint, Linker being charged with driving while intoxicated in West Front street, whereas the officer did not see Linker drive the car until it reached Grant avenue and S uth Second street. From that point the officer chased the motor ist, arresting him across the city line in Dunellen. The second complaint was pre pared against Linker within the 30-day period of the alleged viola tion. At that time Linker was ar rested also on charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Sentence wa3 suspended against Linker on a charge of driving an automobile without having his driver's license with him. Linker's car s said to have struck an automobile owned by Edward Wakefield of 112 Sandford (Pleaee turn to page six.) .Next In Armament Washington (U.R) The Hoover administration has been victorious in its campaign for a year's international debt holiday and now intends to follow this by an equally vigorous movement for world disarmament, the United Press learned in high official quarters today. Secretary of State Stimson, now in Europe, is to act as the administration's agent id sounding out the prospects for a successful world disarmament conference at Geneva next February. Secretary of the Treasury Mellon has been the President's chief aid in the debt negotiations and Stimson, who arrived in Italy yesterday, is in Europe with no entanglements arising from the debt negotiations to hinder him in conducting his campaign for disarmament. Names K. Rohhie Trenton Kenneth Robbie, 1007 Woodland avenue, Plainfield, and Abel Hansen, J) Wood bridge ave nue, Metuchen, were among those appointed today by Governor Larson to augment the committee in charge of the celebration of George Washington's Bicentennial Anniver sary to be held in New Jersey, next February 22. 50 4-yd. lengths silk print each $2.89. The Mill End Store. Adv. 7 TOMORROW is GOLDEN WEDNESDAY ON Watchung Ave. The merchants on this street have prepared many unusual bargains for thrifty shoppers. Plan to shop early tomorrow and get your chare of these values. See Ads Page 4 Complete United Press PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY, TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1931 Courteous Cops On Job; Big Help To N. Y. Visitors New York (U.R) The visitor to New York found today a new institution to marvef at a "courtesy squad" oi police. The new group consisting of 84 specially trained cops represents a combination walking encyclopedia and etiquette book. They are advised that they must be courteous, and they are obeying. The stranger can get almost any sort of information from these men who operate in midtown where is this theatre or that restaurant, this street or that museum. The story even goes that they can point the way to spots where one can drown a thirst with other than ice cream sodas. Today's High Spots FLIERS IX NEW YORK New York (U.R) Wiley Post and Harold Gatty and their wives re turned to New York City today from Washington where they re ceived from Pres. Hoover his praise for their around-the-world flight. The fliers returned by train. They went at once to their hotel. To night they will be the guest of honor at the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce banquet. TWO DIE IN DUEL Brooklyn(U.R) Oscar Gonzalez, 30, Chilean sailor, ind Thomas Russi, 34, Syosset, L. I., farmer, were killed last night in what po lice believe was a duel. Gonzalez' body was found in the gutter in front of 54 President street, killed by a bullet. Around the corner lay Russi, stabbed in the abdomen. NOTED INVENTOR DIES .New York (U.R) Dr. Edward Goodrich Acheson, scientist and in ventor of carborundum, oildag and siloxicon, died of pneumonia at the home of a daughter here yester day. He was 75 and had been ill only a week. Dr. Acheson, known as one of the world's greatest elec trie furnace experts, lived at St. Petersburg, Fla., after a notable career started when he was a timekeeper in a blast furnace at Mon ticello, Pa. CHINA PROTESTS Nanking, ( China (U.R) The foreign office today dispatched a protest to Japan against anti-Chinese riots in Korea which in the last few days ha.v'e caused a rising number of deaths. The casualties included ,45 Chinese killed and hundreds wounded, 87 seriously, the Chinese advices Asserted. WORK ON STALIN PLAN Moscow (U.R) Readiness to put into effect Josef Stalin's latest proposals to inject energy into the Communist state was being expressed today at factory. Communist party and trade union meetings throughout the U. S. S. R. Revision of wage scales and reorganization of administrative personnel, as ordered by Stalin, already had begun at many points. STUDY CHILDBED FEVER . London (U.R) A grant of $105,000 from the Rockefeller Foundation to be used in scientific experimentation seeking a formula to prevent or cure childbed fever was available today. The feVer causes loss of many thousands of lives annually in countries all over the world, it was said, and the grant was designed to lower the maternity death rate. SUICIDE CHEATS JAIL Buffalo, N. Y. (U.R) Louis Cam-marata, 22, told police he "would rather die than go to prison," after he was arrested on a charge of attempting to snatch a woman's purse. While being photographed, Cammarata jumped from the Ber-tillon room on the fourth floor of police headquarters. He died in the Emergency Hospital. PRISON HOSPITAL RAZED Milledgeville, Ga(U.R) The tuberculosis hospital in Georgia State Prison was in ruins today, de stroyed by t fire in which two no torious prisoners narrowly escaped aeatn. ine b patients were res cued. Twenty-five who were bed ridden were carried to safety from the large frame building by able bodied prisoners and guards. Elizabeth Death Still a Mystery Elizabeth Police investigation of the death of Nicholas Kuzman, 40, whose body was found early yesterday morning on the roof of the two-story wing of the Winfield Scott Hotel, where he was employed as a fireman, has not disclosed any criminal evidence, it was stated today. The matter was reported to the prosecutor's office. Fellow employes say Kuzman had been moody at times during the past two weeks. They discounted the theory that he had opened the window for air, became dizzy and fallen. He leaves his widow and four children, the oldest 13 and the youngest six years of age. Boiling Auto Radiator will ruin your motor, let us prevent this trouble now.. Marino's, Wayne-wMid Park. Plainfield. N. J. Adv. 8 Wire News S ervice Baird Opens , County Drive In Elizabeth Pledges Tax Reduction and Urges Big G. O. P. Vote; Frank H. Smith Is Toast master (Courier-Kews Elizabeth 'Bureau) Elizabeth. David Baird. Jr., Re publican nominee for governor, opened his campaign In Union county before 400 Republicans here last night by pledging reduction of out a big vote. Frank H. Smith of I Plainfield, State commissioner of banking and insurance, his cam paign manager, was toastmaster at the dinner given in Mr. Baird s honor in the Eliaabeth-Carteret Hotel. Wise use of the tax rebates be ing made by the Legislature was also pledged by Mr. Baird, who said: "There has been some dispute as to the real value of the tax relief feature of the $100,000,000 program. I appreciate that in some places the contribution of the State to the local taxing districts was- not able to effect a definite reduction in taxes, but it was, nevertheless, a tax relief of $8,250,000. The taxpayers of the State would have had to contribute just this much more to local government costs, had this program not been put through. "Last Monday the Legislature had the opportunity to make further relief contributions to help the burdened taxpayers. The Legislature, I think very wisely, made the $6,- 500,000 tax relief apply to this year'e tax bill. When the money Is re ceived by the State treasurer from the settlement of the money ad vanced for the construction of the Camden bridge, the treasurer is instructed to forward his check to the taxing district in the State, which is to apply as credit of one mill on the $1 of valuation, real and personal property, in that tax ing district." The Plainfield Republican Club was represented by about 30 mem bers, including Mrs. Helen M, Glaeser, vice-chairman of the Coun ty Republican committee; Richard J. Harrigan, freeholder; Sheriff Frank R. Emmons, William Vail, Fred J. Dixon, Arthur L. Warrick, John S. Dahl, city building inspector; Meyer Canter, Alfred Canter, Thomas P. "nines and J. Ulrich. State Sen. Arthur N. Pierson of Westfield and Surrogate George H Johnston of Scotch Plains, chair man of the County Republican Committee, were also present. County Board Hears Appeals The Union County Board of Taxation is sitting here today to hear Plainfield tax appeals, of which 103 were filed by taxpayers and 92 by the local assessors. About 40 appeals were disposed of this morning and a like number is expected to be disposed of this afternoon. The board sits here again tomorrow morning. The great majority of appeals were dismissed this morning, the assessors being sustained as a rule. Occasional allowances were made. Three of the four members of the board are hearing the Plainfield appeals, John J. Collins, chairman, presiding. The absentee is James P. Kelly, secretary, of Elizabeth. The other members are James E. Warner of Cranford and John W. Clift of Summit. All four of the Plainfield assessors are in attendance and so is Harvey R. Thorn, assistant clerk of the board. J. Fred MacDonald, clerk of the board, is absent on account of indisposition. Judge J. Henry Crane, corporation counsel, is present to look after the interests of the city. The board is sitting in the council chamber at City Hall. Auto Sideswipes Pole; 4 Injured Four persons were injured yes terday afternoon when an automo bile driven by George Huff of Rahway went off Raritan road between Terrill road and Martine avenue, Scotch Plains, and side- swiped a telegraph pole. Riding with Mr. Huff were his two sisters, a Mrs. Anderson of New Bruns wick and Mrs. Henry Dunham and her husband of Rahway. Capt. Lyman Park of the Union County Park Police, came along soon after the accident, and he brought the occupant of the car to Muhlenberg Hospital. An examination showed that Mrs. Dunham's left arm was fractured and she and Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Dunham received cuts and bruises. Mr. Huff escaped Injury. After receiving treatment the motorists returned home. The accident i3 believed to have been caused by mechanical trouble. The car was so badly damaged that it had to be towed to a garage. MacMillan Leaves Sydney, N. S. (U.R) Dr. Donald B. MacMillan departed today in the seaplane Viking for St. Anthony N. F., en route to Nain. Labrador, where his expedition will map and chart a wide area for the American Geographical Society. MacMillan's rhip Bowdoin is expected to arrive at Nain late this week. WATCHUNG AVENUE GOLDEN WEDNESDAY HERE AGAIN! It will pay you. to shop here tomorrow and take advantage of the specials the merchants are offering See 'ads. page 4. Adv. FINAL EDITION France Accepts Hoover Plan In Principle; $800,000,000 in Debts to Be Postponed a Year Leading Figures in Andrew Mellon (left). Secretary of 8 t ft I- 1 f ) I E-5gg. . i. i I R II Latal of France, tcho last nitht reached an agreement on the proposal of Pretident Hooter to declare a year holiday on all debt payment. Their final draft, tchich trul be submitted to the tariou government $ for approval, hat been hailed at a expertt tar that the Hoover plan it of the entire debit problem at the trermany. Good Go vern m en t Jo bs Open To Jersey Men and Women (Courier-Hew Washington Bureau) Washington, D. C There are 748 positions in the Federal departments in Washington that legal residents of New Jersey may obtain if they can qualify under the civil service rules and use the necessary persistent effort to get the jobs. Out of 1,241 positions in the Federal departments here to which New Jersey residents are entitled to hold under the law, only 493 are now rilled by them. Herbert, E. Morgan, assistant director of the recruiting division of the Civil Service Commission said every effort is being made by the commission to correct the situation. Conditions beyond control of the commission have brought about the present inequalities, he said. The commission is now carrying on an extensive newspaper and radio publicity campaign in New Jersey and throughout the United States in an effort to make quali-field persons government job minded. Notices of the examinations are sent regularly to New Jersey newspapers, and the examinations are broadcast weekly from stations WWRL, Woodside, L. I, N. Y, and WNYC, New York City. Nottoes of examinations are also posted in all first and second class postoffices in the State, schools and colleges, custom houses and other public places. The under-quota States are given preference in the certification of those qualifying in examinations To Erect Field House For Girls At P. H. S. Field Erection of a field hense for girls at the Plainfield High School Field is assured, as the Board of School Estimate last night granted the formal request of the Board of Ed ucation for a transfer of funds making money available to meet the expense of the field house. The transfer of the $6,500 from the current expense account to a capital outlay or new building account was approved by the Board or Estimate at the meeting, held in the office of Mayor Martin B. Stutsman. The request of the Board of Education followed a request made by the P.-TJV. of the high school several months ago asking that a field house be constructed. It was stated at that time that the Board of Estimate would probably give the matter approval provided that if at the end of the school year, which closed June 30. there was on hand a sufficient balance to meet the expenditure. Von Hindeiilmrg Sends Hoovei-Germans' Thanks Neudeck, Wet Prussia (U.R) President Paul Von Hindenburg telegraphed to President Hoover today the gratitude of the German people to the people of the United States for the successful accomplishment of the debt holiday. "Thanks to your . initiative," the message said, "I hope a new era of peaceful and cpnfident coopera tlon will be introduced to the hole world. This is my sincercst wish." - Getting good pictures? Brrng your next film to us for best results. Boise's Adv. K-24 Hoover Plan Accord the Treasury, and Premier Pierre great diplomatic achievement. Some a forerunner to the reconsideration expiration of the moratorium Co for apportioned civil service post tions. That is the 41 States In ar rears in tne apportionment ere grouped as a whole and applicants from them are given preference over those in the over-quota column. That means if an applicant for a position living in New Jersey makes a grade of 7S on an examination he is given preference over one from Virginia making a grade of 96, for Virginia. has 1.877 positions in excess of her quota of 743. This preference given war veterans accounts in a large measure for the present wide disparity in the allotments for the various States, according to Mr. Morgan. Thousands of men entitled to military service preference turned to Uncle Sam to find jobs for several years after the end of the war. Another factor for this discrepancy, is the fact that residents in Slates near Washington and in the District of Columbia itself are "government job minded." whereas the citizens in more distant States are not "alive to the dumber of government jobs available to them in Washington. According to Mr. Morgan, a citizen of New Jersey who is seeking a departmental, civil service position in Washington has to travel only a short distance to take the examination. Examinations are held at the postoffices in the following New Jersey cities: Atlantic City, Camden, Newark, New Brunswick and Trenton. j Mercury Down. Humidity Causes Discomfort Here Although only a maximum tem perature of S3 was recorded at the fiainnem weather station yester day, the humidity was exceptional ly high, remaining in the 90"s for the greater part of the day. and causing considerable discomfort. The humidity also was up in the 90's again this morning. Coopera tive Observer S. K. Pearson report ed. The weatherman, however, did not expect a return of any heat wave, but Ftated that normal Sum mer conditions would prevail. Clearing weather was forecast for this afternoon or tonight. Musical Evangelist Will Be Here Friday No admission will be charged for the recital to be given by the pianist, Robert Harkaess and Mrs Harkness, mezzo-soprano, in the First Presbyterian Church Friday at 8 p. m. An offering will b tikea to uerray expenses. Mr. and Mrs. Harkness are bath natives of Australia, but they have, appeared in recital programs cf i sacred muric in many countries, of the world. The music il evancelism has b-en far-reaching. Mr. Haik ness is a composer of ability, ar.d one of the features of the recital here will be his settinir to music! before the yes cf the audience verse in the Bible as suggested by his listeners. One of many favorable critics reiers 10 Mr. ilarknefs os "a matchless master of the piano, who makes the instrument a" willing slave, the keys tell the stcry ever blessed and beautiful" and as "a composer of melodies that melt la men's hearts." THREE CENTS Wrld United In Moratorium To Save Reich ..Htm j::Ti xjuii t Fear; Laval 3IelIon Praise Pact ; Expect Congress O. K. Washington (U.R) The nations of the world were uniteu today in an effort inspired by Presidcnr Hoover to aid economic recover) by suspending war debt payments. With a smile of victory after two weeks of uncertainty and complicated negotiations, the President last night announced France's acceptance of his plan "in principle." All other countries involved had previously given their approval. The debt holiday actually will b retroactive to July 1, although the -official agreement reached at Paris dates it from today. It will last until June 30, 1932. Until then all governments, Including hard- pressed Germany, may keep at home hundreds of millions of dollars that otherwise would have to be paid out to meet world war debt and reparations obligations. World Recovery, HoovtrV Aim If Sir. Hoover' dream comes true, the year's respite not only will save Germany from threatened collapse but will restore confidence, stimulate trade, and help put th whole world on the road to better times. France's acceptance was embodied in a memorandum signed in Paris. It provides, in brief, that Germany shall have a year's rest from reparations and that detailed problems arising in connection therewith shall be submitted to committee of experts acting "within the f pirit of President Hoover's proposal." This means, according to fffciala here, that the experts may do nothing to whittle down the relief intended in the President's plan. "The accord is not perfect in aQ details. But the administration feels that the committee of experts can solve the technical problem! without difficulty, and that the Important thing is that all nations have agreed to cooperate in a pis a of mutual help. International payments of mon than 5SO0.0O0.O0O about half " which represent Germany's tributs of defeat will be postponed during the debt holiday. The United States will forfeit for a year $262.-000.000 in debt payments, subject to Congressional approval which Mr. Hoover feels he is assured. Success In Two Weeks Realization cf the Hoover clat followed two weeks of feverish negotiations perhaps unequalled sine the war. Sixteen days ago ths President offered his proposal. Ail powers except France swiftly accepted It. France feared the plan mirht break down the Youne Plan el reparations. She was reluctant to sacrifice $60,000,000 cf income. In Paris 76-year-old Andrew Mel lon, Secretary of the Treasury, labored long with French officials. Mr. Hoover took personal charge cf the Washington end of the negotiations. One by one. French objection were overcome. Yesterdav thers remained only a difTiculty involving German payments in Boods to France. Mellon met early with French of ficials, presenting a "new and simplified formula" for French adherence. Paris made counter-cronos- als. Mellon hurried to the telephone, communicated Jhem to Mr. Hoover. The President summoned his adviser. Acting Secretary of Statw Castle. Acting Secretary? of Tre?-ury Mills and Sn. David A. Reed. Repn, Pa, They decided th (Please turn to page two.) SHOP ON WATCHUNG AVENUE TOMORROW AND SAVE Th2 merchants cn this street hav planned many unusual valuer for this event. See ed j. page 4. Adv. 7 Thomas C. Kelr, Funeral Director, 224 12. FYont St. TeL Plnfld 6 V:S West 0JZ - i Mos.ly cJoudy conditions will continue over New Jersey for 30 hours, according to forecasts sent out today by the Weather Bureau in Washington, mith showers of th "local" variety being considered probable. No great change In temperatur is anticipated. Geatle to moderaU shifting winds will yrevsil.

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