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| The Weather 


Today—Cloudy with high about 35. Oc- 
casional light snow in afternoon or 
hight. Saturday—Snow, turning to 
rain. Yesterday—High, 39 at 3:26 
Pp. m.; low, 33 at 9:24 p. m. (Details 
on Page B-7.) a 


Phone NA. 4200 


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The Washington Post 


Copyright. 1948. 
By The Washingten Pest Cempany. - 


“NO. 26,489 


‘Tut pause WASHINGTON: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 


24, 1948 


CARRIER 
DELIVERY 
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8 Documents Fo 
Identified 2 
By Sayre 
As Stolen 


‘Keen’ on Catching 
Culprit in ‘Crime 
Of Great Gravity,’ 
Ex-Official Avers 


By Robert C. Albright 
Post Reporter 


Former Assistant Secretary 
of State Francis B. Sayre yes- 
terday identified three of the 
“Sumpkin papers” as highly 
confidential documents stolen 
from his office 10 years ago. 

He said they must have been 
stolen from his State Department 
Office becguse they bore his stamp 
ahd ‘said: 
=" myself am convinced that 
there was theft, that there was) 


crooked dealing and that a crime) 
Of great gravity was committed. I 


hday for Mike... 


— 


State Department Men 


At Duggan’s Funeral 


_. Funeral services for Laurence 
Duggan, killed in plunge from 
his New York office window, 
were attended yesterday in New | 
York by present and former 
State Department officials. Story 
on Page 5. 


am keen on tracking down the 
thief.” 

Presumably such documents 
were microfilmed and returned to 
their proper places. 

He declined. however, to Say 
whether he thought the documents 
were stolen by someone in or out- 
side his office. saying the whole 
matter was before the grand jury 
and the committee and he couldn't 
publicly discuss details. 

“I mean a theft was committed. 
Period,” he said. 

Before Commitice . 

Now head of the United Nations 
Trusteeship Council, the man who 
ran the State Department's eco- 
‘nomic affairs during the 1937-38 
period former Red ruaner Whit- 
taker Chambers charged docu- 
ments were relayed to him, spoke 

‘ newsmen after appearing be- 


HE HOLDS THE CITY'S HEART—Michael Rector, who cele- 
brated his fourth birthday in Casualty Hospital yesterday—42 
days after he was so severely burned from playing with matches 
that doctors gave him “only 24 hours to live’— receives ‘gifts 


Burned Boy Remote Action 
Celebrates 


Will Be Used 
4th Birthday To Light Tree 
By John London 


Truman to Broadcast 
Post Reporter 


Game little Michael Rector cele- 
brated his fourth birthday yester- 
day—42 days after doctors de. 
Spaired.of his living 24 hougs. 
House Committee = Un Toys money and cakes poured ree on the south lawn of the 
(+ Riparian nth closed S€5-\into his green room in Casualty) White House will be achieved by 
ported stolen documents were Hospital—the heart of the city was remote control today following 
found in a pumpkin on Chambers’ warmed by the sandy blond lad’s ceremonies starting at 4:30 p. m. 

struggle against weighted odds. The President, at his home in 


From Independence 
After Turning Switch 
The traditional lighting of the 


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"fag 


Maryland farm. 
- Also questioned by the commit- 


—  —-— 


national community Christmas 


>, 


Navy Seeks 
To Reseue 11 


From Icecap 


Carrier Saipan, 
With Helicopters, 
1200 Men, to Leave 
Norfolk Tonight 


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(Picture on Page 5) 


‘carrier Saipan was drafted 
Et ilast night into the effort to 


stranded on a Greenland ice- 
cap. oS 

Successive Air Force attempts 
have failed in the face ,of high 
‘winds and difficult terrain. 


coast and try to pick up the 

stranded men with helicopters. 
The Saipan will leave Norfolk 
= tonight. Christmas leave for her 


\crew and helicopter and air rescue 
/personne! has been canceled. Pilots 


F.jiand specialists have been ordered 

m to report back to the big naval 

©. | base. 

i The carrier is expected to take 

we five days to make the trip. What 
> ‘happens then will depend largely 

—.|on the weather, although the 
—* \ability of the carrier to transport 

** \helicopters well within range of 

ithe target will add materially to 
© ithe possibility of rescue. 

; The helicopter rescue task force 
will be made up of six planes. It 
‘will be commanded by Capt. Wil- 
liam V. Davis, head of the flight 
test section of the Patuxent (Md.} 
Naval Air Station. Davis is one of 

+ the Navy's top fliers. 

He will fly the Navv’s latest-type 
helicopter, a big double-rotor ship 
capable of lifting from six to seven 
‘men in addition to the pilot. 

The other five Navy pilots will 
fiy sthaller ships able to carry from 
three to five persons in addition to 
the pilot. 

Davis was expected to lead his 
flight of helicopters from Patuxent 
to Norfolk today. 


7 Mareoned Since Dec. 9 


By Tor Kelley—The Washington Post 
from his mother and dad, Mr. and Mrs, Everett Rector of 613 
Elliott st. ne. The father has given his son 160 inches of skin 
to help the lad in his fight for life 


| - 
Virtually Eaten Alive 


¥ 


Boy Describes Futile 40-Hour 
Fight to Save Pal From Sharks 


Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Dec. 23 “Bent was getting awful weak 
‘UP),—Sharks virtually ate a 14- from the loss of blood and about 
year-old boy alive in the Carib- S ‘ehthehh sie eteee ti a rooned 
bean because he could not stop - nig € got struck their 


C-47 cargo plane crash- 
‘the flow of blood from a slashed again on the same foot. I asked landed. 


Two other fliers were 
foot, his 13*year-old companion/him if it hurt him and he said yes, aboard a B-17 that cracked up in 
dis¢losed tonight. but good. 4 Tescue Two more @iers 
Tony Latona, 13. of Sacramento.|  “Seyers| times. fram then 
Calif. told from 2 hospital bed}, 3 m4 
; t just gave up and would iet 
here of 40 horror-filled hours in 
which he finally lost to the slash-|*° and j would have to pull him 
‘back to the ring. After the sharks 


ing sharks his struggle to save hit him the second time they kept 
a shipmate. 
on coming back more and more 


oo 

The Air Force madé no attempt 
to use helicopters in the rescue 
operation because of the angry 
winds sweeping the 7700-foot ice- 


The shipmate, Bent Jeppson. CaP. 


The Navy's 10,000-ton escort 


’ 


rescue 11 Air Force men 


who informed the court that her - 
husband had disappeared December 
6 after leaving two notes, indicat- 
Seven of the fliers have been ma- ing he might take his own life be- 
since December 9 when cause of financial difficulties. 


was dropped to the stranded men. © 


tee was Miss Anna Belle New- 

b. Sayre’s secretary. Wha‘ 
iiss Newcomb ard Sayre testified 
Was not divulged. Acting Chair- 
man Karl E. Mundt (R., S. Dak.) 
said only that her testimony “did 
not conflict’ with Sayre’s. 

“We are now re-dy to write our 
report.” said Mundt, and then 
clammed up. The man accused by 
Democratic committee member F. 
Edward Hebert ‘La.’ of talkin« 
too much reticently volunteered 
only the information that the re- 
port would be ready early next 
week. 

Papers Definitely His 

Sayre told reporters that except 
for the three documents that bore 
his office stamp. the rest of the 
stolen State Department documents 
could have been taken from other 
State Department offices as well 
as his own. 

“The great bulk of them had been 
circulated to all assistant secre- 
taries and divisions of direct con- 
cern,” he said. “So far as I know 


See CHAMBERS, Page 5, Col. 7 
District Approves 
New Fire Alarm 


Despite severe burns over 70 
per cent of his body. he gripped 
his mother’s hand and summoned 
up a fleeting smile for photo- 
graphers. 

Michael's blue eyes showed signs 
of near-joy as his heart-taut par- 
ents opened packages for him and 
helped him cut a Santa Claus 
topped cake. His five brothers 
and sisters were barred to avoid 
over-excitement. 

Outside in the white-halled cor- 
ridor, Michael's surgeon—almost 
a member of the family judging 
from his personal interest—ex- 
pressed hope the child would see 
Christmas. 

If Michael survives he may make 
medical history, said the surgeon. 
a wartime lieutenant colonel as- 
signed to a plastic surgery center. 

Searching through medical lit- 
‘erature, the surgeon learned of 
‘one patient with 71 per cent of his 
body burned who lived 40 days 
Another, with 72 per cent burns, ; 
lived a shorter time. 


Amnesty Granted 
Expert hospital team work, grafts 


of 224 square inches of skin do- Jap War Leaders 


nated by Michael's father and a’ Tokyo (Friday). Dec. 24 “?).— 
friend—and Michael's vitality and Gen. Douglas MacArthur today 
grit—help to explain. the boy's grip granted a Christmas amnesty to 
on life since match-started flames al] remaining Japanese war lead- 
enveloped his body on November ers held for possible war crimes 


Independence. Mo., will touch a 
switch at 5:16 p. m. causing the 


Yuletide salute. 

Mr. Truman's Christmas greet- 
ings to the Nation will be broad- 
cast immediately afterward and 


carried to those attending the 
White House ceremony by a public 
address system. 

Other features of the White 
House program will include a con- 
cert by the Marine Band, carols by 
the Dunbar 
Chorus, remarks by istrict Com- 
missioner Guy Mason, and greet- 
ings to the President and Mrs. 
Truman by Sue Ann Keys and 
Richard Bokman, winners of the 
District 
1948 Youth Award. 

The White House grounds will be 
open to the public starting at 3:30 
'p. m. today. 


multicolored bulbs to flash on in ber 14 as the vessel was moving) 


High School Girls made a desperate effort to s#¥im for 


Recreation Department's 


often and paying less attention to 
our attempts to drive them away. 
“Pretty soon one struck him un- 
aer the arm and cut him. He cried 
he when they hit him. Then in a littie 
Tony threw him a life ring and while another one slashed his 
then went overboard to help him, |, We k y driv ‘ 
henles semeone would .'tknee. We kept trying to drive them 
ping : one would notice their : 
: off and they kept coming back. 
plight. But no one did and the making strikes at Bent 
ag ome gy sett Dectesh _ “Along about 2 o'clock in the 
| 7 om Sau ecemoer 16 morning he yelled and started go- 
that Tony made shore, alone, his ing under. Screaming ‘my foot’, he 
shipmate » a let out another yell and went down 
Today, Tony said he and Jeppson and came up fighting and scream- 
And that was the last I saw of him. 
I saw blood in the water after that 
“I sat on the ring and hung my 


14, fell overboard from the Danish 
motor ship Grete Maersk Decem- 


through the Windward Passage 


the Cuban shore, 10 miles away. 
“Around 4 o'clock that afternoon 


—we had been in the water about 2 feet over and started paddling with 
hours—some sharks showed up my hands. After a while I was too 
around us and without any warning tired to gaddie any more and | 
one of them struck Bent and put quit until it was daylight. When 
two. big gashes in his left foot.” daylight came, I was close in to 
Tony recalled. “He had on shoes land. only about 4 or 5 miles off 
but they were too heavy to kick I could see it pretty good. 
and he had taken them off and let The currents were carrying me 
them sink. I left my sandals when in toward land. I paddled some and 
I jumped over the side and we drifted some. I saw some sharks go 
only had our trousers on when the by a number of times and there 
sharks appeared. was one fish that looked like a cat- 
“After Bent yelled that he had fish that kept swimming around me 
been bitten we began to kick and all the time. But none of them 
drove the sharks away. I told Bent bothered me. 
that the blood in the water would “The water was pretty choppy 
drive the sharks crazy and for him and I tried to go straight. I could 


Air Force weather forecasters 
said the 100-mile-an-hour winds 
which have blocked all efforts to 
snatch the men off the icecap by 
glider are expected to subside be- 
ginning today and that “compara- 
tively favorable” rescue weather 
can be expected within 36 hours. 

A variety of rescue aircraft are 
waiting at Greenland and at Goose 
Bay. Labrador. for a break in the 
weather. The Air Force rescue 
squadron includes a four-engine 
C-54, two C-82s. a helicopter. a 
light liaison plane and a C-47 
equipped with skis and jet-assisted 
take-off. 

A dismantied plywood house. 
heaters, food and medical supplies 
were dropped to the airmen sev- 
eral days ago. 

Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, Chief 
of Naval Operations, has _ in- 
structed Admiral W. H. T. Blandy, 
commander in chief of the Atlantic 
Fleet, to give all practicable as- 
sistance in the rescue operations. 
To Carry 1200 Men 

The Saipan is commanded by 
Capt. Joseph L. Kane of 2 Bell- 
field rd.. Alexandria, Va. It will 
have 1200 men aboard. 

The Air Force said yesterday 
that high winds and snowdrifts 
had blocked all attempts to rescue 


12, the surgeon said. trials. 
The past week he has been hov- 


J . 


Setup for Schools 
ering in a critical phase. Burn quarters lega] section announced 


rs The Commissioners yesterday toxins (poisons) may be affecting that 17 former “Class A” war 
approved adoption of the “master- his vital organs—liver, kidneys and‘ ¢rimes suspects, including govern- 
box” fire alarm system in public|>rain. — ment and business leaders of to- 
schools. @hus ending a lengthy,., ®e!atively comfortable now that tajitarian’ Japan, will be released 
interdepartmental controversy. ‘tess temporary skin grafts have from Sugamo prison. 

Herbert A. Friede. superintend-; 5¢* RECTOR, Page 6, Column 5. | 
ent of communications, has been| 


advocating the master-type fire box Varied Hikes Average 15 % 


while Fire Chief Clement eee 
Entirely New Pay Seale Urged 


has contended that  street-type 
For Military by Civilian Group 


boxes afforded the best protection 
to the schools. 

By John W. Ball 
Post Reporter 


In a 2-1 vote, Commissioners 
Guy Mason and Gordon R. Young 
supported Friede, while John Rus- 
ecll Young sided with Murphy. 
An entirely new pay scale for 
‘the armed forces and related serv-|visory Commission on Service Pay 
ices, increasing the total pay about\to be recommended to the new 
half a billion dollars a year. was|Congress is to correct inequities, 
recommended by a civilian advis- it says. It points out that some 
ory Commission Jast night. grades have received only minor 
The recommendations cover pay,|increases in the last 40 years, while 
subsistence, other allowances, haz- others got large boosts. 
ard payments, foreign duty and) The commission is made up of 
retirement. ‘civilians. It includes Charles R. 
The services covered in the rec-\Hook ef Middletown, Ohio, presi- 
ommendations are the Army, Navy, dent of the American Rolling Mills, 
Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast chairman; Father Jobn J. Cava- 
Guard, Public Health and Coast naugh, president of Notre Dame 


University; Keith S. McHugh, vice 
and Geodetic Survey. ram . 
Staff of want ad writers will be Seca Any se recom. President of the American Tele- 


‘on duty Saturday. | mended would average about 15 graph & Telephone Co., and Law- 


rence H. Whiting of Chicago, presi- 

Xt will ill be possible to 2 ene trenton ne booats sent of Whiting & Co: and the 
place your notice Saturday, if granted different grades. American Furniture Mart. 

Recessary. Sunday ads will be | Base pay of brigadier generals The report was termed by Whit- 

fecepted at the front counter | with 30 years’ service would be in- 'D8 ae most comprehensive ~ 

in The Post Building or by tele- |Creased 58.18 per cent; second lieu- study ever made.” It seeks to make 

Phone from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 


1: far as practicable” pay and 
ienants, 25 per cent: Army ser- ” , 
Call NAtionsl 4200. geants with 10 years’ service, 36.11 other compensation for the armed 


per cent. Recruits would get no services comparable to that of civil- 
increase. > See PAY, Page 4, Column 6. 


(Earlier Story on Page 2) 


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to take off his pants and tie them see those double lights on the land the men by glider and that some 


‘minutes they would be back after 
The aim of the report of the Ad-'¥5 again. 


stop bleeding and not make the paddle toward that. 
sharks come back. “When daylight came I could see 
“After Bent had wrapped up his some houses and the waves were 
foot: we would make a lot of noise carrying me right to shore. I saw 
in the water every little while and a couple of more sharks go by. 
though we didn't see the sharks “About one hour after sunrise 
around they must have kept on! got across a coral reef and onto 
hanging around because about an shore.” 


hour later Bent's pants fell off his =F 
foot and in a few minutes the Hero’s Father Elated 
To Know He's Alive 


sharks were back after us. 
“I changed sides on the life ring 
Sacramento, Calif., Dec. 23 


with Bent so that I would be in the 
place where he had been but they 
would just swim by me and try to 
get at him. We kept driving them 
loft and they would come back. It 
‘seemed to us that every 10 or 15 


hero boy, was elated tonight when 
he learned his son was safe. 

“I have been worried since he 
disappeared and have traveled 
many hundreds of miles hoping 
to find him,” the father said. 


——P— < mm 


Marshall Gains 10 Die as B-50 | ; 
Steadily, But Not Crashes, Burns 
As Fast as Hoped On Arctic Test 


Secretary of State George Mar- 
‘shall is making a steady recovery 
from his kidney operation, but 
Mrs. Marshall said yesterday she 
anticipates a long period of con- 
valescence. 

The general, she told reporters. 

is not recovering as rapidly as she 
haé hoped. 
' The question of when if ever 
Marshali will be able to resume 
his work as Secretary of State re- 
mains without any official or even 
authoritative answer. 

But many responsible persons 
here believe that he probably 
never will be able to resume full 
jtime direction of the State De- 
partment and that his resignation 
is to be expected+in the near fu- 
ture. 


conditions, crashed and burned on 
a training flight from the Elelson 
Air Force Base last night, killing 
its 10 crew me .nbers. 

The charred wreckage was sight- 


B-29s which the Air Force took 
over two months ago. was believed 


off at 9 p. m. 
The crash was the first for the 


laithough not the first accident. 


Churchill's Grill 


A B-50 bomber, flown north for|~ 
rigid tests under severe Arctic!a. m. by his commanding officer. 


‘Capt. John Fondah! of the Eighth 
pPrecinet, on direct orders from 
| 


The chief of the Allied head- around his cut foot so that it would and some mountains, and I tried to other method would have to be 


found. 

It said it was doing everything 
possible to get the men off the 
icecap by Christmas, but if it 
didn't, a Christmas tree and tur-| 
key dinners will be dropped by 
parachute. 


| 


Phone WA. 4200 
Sentes Only PRICE 
+ > 
White Yule, Russia Asks | 
It looks like Washington is head- 
<The weather man predicted Ager essors 
tls afternoon or night. Additional 
Tr ithdra 
Last time there was snow on the er With ” 
year came a day too late, on De- 
Paris, Dec. 23 (NYHT).— 
of the West. cil today to pass a resolution 


Dolly ang Sanday 61.98 Civ Sepa $1.59 Bbemtere SiNGRs | Dolly (ity some) “18 
elsewhere) . 
Y 
Ist in 13 ears, 1) N. to Brand 
.%¥. 0 Dran 
ing for its first white Christmas 
cid and Cloudy for today, fol- 
Reds Also Want 
snow, possibly changing to rain, ) 
ground here December 25 was in From Indonesia 
cember 26. 
predicted snow for most of the The Soviet Union asked the 
Light snow was reported last 


, \ ae 

ao 3 65 ick } Sander 
Is Forecast Dutch 
in 13 years. 
lowed by occasional light snow 

Right to Observe 
was predicted for Saturday. 
1935. A three-inch snowfall last 
By Stephen White 

Elsewhere the Weather Bureau 
Midwest, New England and parts United Nations Security Coun» 
night in Nebraska, Kansas, and im which the Dutch would be 


Colorado, and was expected to/ flatly called aggressors a 
‘| spread across lowa, Lllinois, Indi- y ggre gainst 


|joint Navy-Air Force announce-|,,, and possibly Wisconsin and 
"me ment last night said the carrief) ywichigan. 
| “*\ would run up off the Greenland) 


the Indonesian republic, and 
would be ordered to cease hos- 


Ohio River valley and the South| “ities and to withdraw their 

on Christmas, forecasters said. troops from positions they 
In Washington yesterday, the have won. 

temperature hovered around 35 

sine: most of the day, with an The Soviet delegate, Jacob 

average 60 per cent humidity. The Malik, also asked that a committee 

day was mostly cloudy. be set up, on wuich each nation 


represented in the Security Coun 
Prominent D.C 


cil would have a member, and 
e Which would observe the withe 
Business Man 
Disappears 


drawal of troops. 
Estranged Wife’s Suit 


The proposal for a committee 
was before the council, when hoge 
Discloses He Left Notes 
Hinting at Suicide 


tilities were going on last year, 

and was vetoed by the French. It 
By Jean Reiff 
Post Reporter 


But rain is in store for the 


is equally unacceptable to the 
western nations now. ~ The rea 
son is an unwillingness to permit 
the Russians to occupy a new prop- 
aganda beachhead in the Pacifie 
area. 
U. S. Resolution is Bland 
’ There is little doubt that the 
The mysterious disappearence Of pest of the Soviet resolution will 
Percy C. Smith, 50, Washington also fall by the wayside. As critle 
businessman, came to light yes-\cal as the United States has been 
terday when his estranged wife | 
asked District Court to appoint a 
receiver for his estate. 

The suit was filed by Mrs. Edna 
C Smith of 1474 Columbia rd. nw.., 


Nations Disapprove 


Dutch Action in Java 


India, Pakistan, Australia and 
other nations take steps to ex- 
“press their disapproval ef The. 
Netherlands renewal ef warfare 
in Indonesia. Most of the steps 
Police were given a report of 


were efforts —— the — 
economically. on Page 
the disappearance of Smith, who, 


was proprietor of a beauty. Ws , ahaa? 
sel ad. puning‘contacaagmitct ‘yt ORae Bree 
a 5 
mes, but we rte hes bee Cound eevee, © band and demi 
of him, Mrs. Smith declared in her om ripe anger ge : 

sult. online is hese fot sugthiell 
Hospitals Checked more would lead te a French or 

The Missing Persons Bureau British veto, and even the order 
‘for a troop withdrawal may prove 
more than these two colonial pow- 
ers will stand for. - The United 
States resolution was introduced 
by Philip Jessup. (See People in 
the News, Page 2.) 

The Russian delegaté announced 
the American resolution was too 
mild to permit the Soviet Union 
to support it. 

Malik~ attacked the Dutch for 


said police have contacted all hos- 
pitals, hotels and bars, have made 
a daily check of the lockup list and 
have visited all the places he was 
known to frequent, but have not 
been able to find him. 

Mrs. Smith's suit said her hus- 
band left the following two notes: 

“This is it—I don't know how to 
Say it or what to say. You have 
been swell. [I am sorry I can't 


compensate you in material things their “aggressive colonial policy,” 
but here is the key to my apart- the Indonesians for steps they have 
ment _ your apartment for the taken against Communists, and the 
money I owe you.” Americans for insidiously supporte 

I have made plans for my body, ing both the Dutch colonial policy 


as I would rather my people to and the Indonesian anti-Commue 
remember me as I was and not aS nicm. 


4 am. China, Syria Back U. S. 
Seys Si ain Too Great However, rather than see no 
The mental strair is too great. resolution at all. the Russians will 
As you know, I haven't slept for probably reluctantly support the 
several weeks; my head is about American draft, once their own is 
to split. I have not said anything defeated. | 
to Mrs. Wigby. It is now 4a Mm. The American resolution was 
December 6, 1948. At 11 o'clock supported during the day in ade 
I will say my last prayer. Pray dresses by representatives of China 
for me. Nothing is wrong finan- and Syria, and also by India and 
cially other than not enough cash Australia, who cre not members of 
to meet obligations. Pray for me. the Security Céuncil. Of these, 
Percy C. Smith.” Col. W. R. Hodgson of Australia 

“Tell Mr. Beatty to take over was forceful almost to the point of 
everything and wind up all my af-violence. His flailing arms were a 
fairs as they are tied together. constant threat to the security of 
Please do everything on the quiet J. H. Van Royen, the Dutch tepre- 
sentative, sitting at his left. 

A friend of Smith's said Mr. This was the first deliberate vioe 
Beatty is a man Smiti: knew in con- lation of the U. N. Charter by a 
nection with a $5000 mortgage he member, Colonel Hodgsoh said. 
was concerned about. Mrs. Wigby The Dutch probably should be 
is connected with one of Smith's thrown out of the United Nations 
businesses, he said. entirely, he suggested. But in the 

The second note was addressed|end he restricted himself ‘to pros 

See SUIT, Page 10, Column 4 | POsing an amendment to the Amer- 
ican draft which would call for 


for your sake.” 


ee 


Grill Cleared of 3 Charges 


See NATIONS, Page 2, Column 4. 


»— Private Suspended in Arrest 


Russell Latona, sr., father of the, 


Police Pvt. Edward A. Raymond 
was suspended yesterday—less 
than 24 hours after he had testified 


____ before the Alcoholic Beverage Con- 


trol Board that a man he arrested 
on a drunk charge last month 
wasnt drunk. 

As a result of his testimony. 
and Bar, 3709 


Macomb st. nw.. was cleared of 


Fairbanks, Alaska, Dec. 23 upy_.|three charges of violating liquor 


laws. 
Raymond was suspended at 11 


‘Maj. Robert A. Barrett, superin- 


tendent of police. 
Barrett said he telerhoned Fon- 


ed from the air today 10 miles\4ahl and, on the basis of mews~ a ccictant 
south of the base. Two helicopters Paper reports and what he hadpobert D. Wise at the hearing.) 
fiew to the scene and returned to|heard verbally, instructed him to Raymond refused to state that 
report all aboard had been killed. suspend Raymond on the ground Howard had been drunk at the; 

The plane, a ne~’ version of the bis conduct was “prejudicial to the time of his arrest. 


good order of the department.” 
“It seems very funny that he 


to have crashed soon after its take-|would change his testimony,” said A Navy veteran, 


Barrett. . 
The superintendent said Ray- 


B-50s, Air Force spokesmen said, mond would be called before a po-and has been a policeman for 
lice trial board. 


He said Ray-' 


Israelis Break 


Truce as Full-Scale 


Of Man as Drunk Who Wasn't Fighting Resumes 


mond’s action had “embarrassed The United Nations Truce Com- 
every policeman on the force.” mission at Tel Aviv said last night 
Fondah! began an investigation that Israeli forces had launched 
Wednesday after Raymond's ap- air, land and sea attacks against 
pearance before the ABC Board. Gaza and other Egyptian positions 
He said the report which will reach in what appeared to be a full-scale 
Barrett’s office this morning will resumption of warfare in the Ne- 
contain his recommendation that)gew Desert. 
Raymond be cited for trial board) Quoting eyewitness reports from 
action. its observers with the Egyptian 
It was brought out at the hearing| army, a commission representative 
before the ABC Board that Ray-| declared that action resumed when 
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23. of 40 W. Montgomery ave.,|Gaza from the sea. Sixteen bombs 
Rockville, Md., in Churchill's Grill were dropped on Gaza by Israeli 
the night of November 13 and|planes, according to observer re 
charged him with being drunk,|ports, and the main Egyptian air 
disorderly conduct and assault.| base at El Arish also received an 
Howard forfeited total collateral aerial pounding. Details on Page 3, 
of $40 on the three ———. ‘ 
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Friday, December 24, 1948 


PEOPLE 


a en Hy Sam Starisky 


Tangible Results of Paris U. N. Session 
Include Discovery of Phil Jessup th 
However controversial the accomplishments of the recent) ~ 
United Nations session in Paris, the meeting uncovered a 
tall, krinkly-haired Columbia law professor as an uncommonly’ Pe 
clear and forceful spokesman for Uncle Sam. i 
9 ae ms : “ _ | The diplomatic discovery of "48 
SN SS) elis Philip Caryl Jessup, acting 
BAS United States representative on the 
. Security Council of the United 


New Burdens 


y ‘Cheers’ Banzais Are Shouted by Tojo Jap Premie. 
eommmenwewer | ace Holland 


On His Way to the Gallows _ Dissolves Diet . 


Tokyo, Dec. 23 (#).—Hidekilexcept Koki Hirota left farewell Tokyo, Dec.. 23 UP).—Premier 


; . Over Indonesia ‘Tojo shouted defiantly a triple | poems. Shigeru Yoshida dissolved Parlia- 


’ | London, Dec. 23 UP).sHolland, |“banzai” for the Emperor and then| Tojo’s poem, roughly translated, ment today after the House voted . 
> \slapped on the right and left with “Dai Nippon” (Great Japan) cong tent a lack of confidence in his govern=- 
a y. | | 
* harsh words for her milita tion| before he was hanged this morn- ment, 277 to 130. 

lin Indonesia, also is being hit with '9& his Buddhist priest disclosed To the bosom of Buddh ” |, The dissolution paved the way 

‘ The priest told a news confer-| ~° oom  oeous. for general elections, expected- 
something harder—sharp jabs iD .ic¢ this afternoon that the one-| So, happy am I. January 23. 
eee eee the pocketbook. time Premier's three companions, reece gerd ee that when politicians representing -majere 
r SO Toughest body blow was the on the first drop on the multiple! ad coe on ” Wedunadas a? ity and minority. factions sought 
. ee ae American action choking off Mar- gallows joined in the ceremonial rrr “ S ay “al 4 an@) dissolution after a series of scan- 
1 Fe iiealiams DS - ~~ |shall Plan aid to the Netherlands Shouts. | ot in Be seh” “Obie pe | Gals involving Diet members. in : 
‘ ee | “Banzai,” translating into a P » in Engusn, y; aY. ‘addition, Yoshida’s minority ¢ab- 
ust. \Indies, but other nations are pitch- 7 0 | Just before the hanging, the ; 

? poe: mere “ten thousand years,” is the ‘ sk inet was unable to muster enough 
> jing in with their share of chastise- traditional Japanese cheer, used at est reported, Tojo asked caer support to carry out any program. 
- ‘|ment. everything from sports events to Set et — the age Some of the Diet members were 

| India and Pakistan slapped anjthe suicidal charges of the war oth ‘cht nee o tant ce, Saying, jailed, including former Premier ' 
> lembargo on all flights of KLM, the|Which Tojo and his companions), \04 7 


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Said He, ‘Nuts’; T 


In The 
NEWS 


LL 


. |Nations. During the past week, 
}\the soft-speaking 52-year-old Jes- 
Sup has told off the Dutch i no| 
»juncertain terms for resuming the 
am |war in Indonesia. 
[| In Paris, with Chief Delegate 
=| Warren Austin ill, it was Dr. Jes- 
:\sup, the man of books, who tangled 
* with Russia's Vishinsky, the man 
» of words, over such high-voltage 
> \issues as Palestine and Berlin. The 
& professor did all right. A scholar! 
= of enormous background, a prodig- 
‘lious student, Jessup doused Vishin- 
}|Sky’s vocal fireworks with blankets 
© \of facts. 
'| But up until] some months ago, 
»|when Jessup moved up to bat for 
» \|the ailing Austin, he’s been consid- 
= \ered an expert on international) 
Bilaw, and no more. Now there's 
talk around Washington that the | 


Germans when they demanded 


of 10lst Airborne Division on 


defiant and famed reply 


: f f Royal Dutch Airlines. 


The Ceylon 


aes! . government already had barred all 

.). |\Dutch ships and aircraft carrying 

» |troops and materials to the East 
= |Indies. 


Associated Press WIREPHOT DS 


VETERANS HOIST THE GENERAL—Maj. Gen. Anthony C. 
McAuliffe of 2022 Columbia rd. nw., who said “nuts” to the 


he surrender Bastogne, is car- 


ried on the shoulders of old buddies in Detroit. He was there 
to speak at the annual banquet of the Detroit area veterans 


the fourth anniversary of his 


At Madioen 


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NATIONS—From Page I 


DR. PHILIP C. JESSUP hazel-eyed, lanky prof would be an’ 
Diplomatic professor excellent Undersecretary of State 
——_—_——_— ‘at some future date, but Jessup in-' 
sists he’s a professor at heart and | 
CIO Supports wants to return to Morningside 
Heights and his beloved Columbia 
° on February 1. 
U. S. Actions | America’s advocate before the 
‘ Security Council was born in New 
A : st 1D t York City, of pioneer stock. Henry 
fain uLc W. Jessup, his father, was a lay) 
leader in the Presbyterian Church, 
The ClO yesterday announced its, pominent attorney and a writer 
full support of the State Depart-\on law. Son Philip attended Ham-| 
ment's efforts to stop the Dutch at-ilton College—serving in World . f | 
tack against the Indonesian Re- War I between matriculation and Silent R adio | 
public. gered = m ong : 
ck, champion at oratory, pe 
A letter from CIO President pot, Kappa, active in dramatics, H ints New 
Philip Murray to Secretary Mar-|and editor of two publications. He 
shall accused the Dutch govern- then added a master’s degree from D . 
ment of using American aid “for,\Columbia and a law degree from utch Gain 
purposes inconsistent with the Yale. | 
original intent and objectives of| Shortly afterward, he put in a ————— 
the European Recovery Program.” tWo-year hitch with the State De- Batavia, Java, Dec. 23 (#).—The 
Similar protests were expected Partment here as assistant solictor, Indonesian radio at Madioen went 
soon from labor groups, church or-| then went on to get his PH.D. at silent tonight, raising the possibil- 
ganizations and other citizens, as-|Columbia in 1927. He 5s been with 
sociations which have been vocal|Columbia ever since 


ity the third largest city in the re- 


in the t in behalf of colonial! 
~ . ciated with the law firm of Parker forces. 
years—and | 


peoples. 

Murray's letter spoke of the 
CIO's belief that colonial peoples 
“should be given the greatest pos- 
sible assistance in developing free, 
democratic governments.” 


Meanwhile, he also was asso- 


& Duryee for 16 
never nce argued a case in coyrt. 
He also also served the Federal 
Government in various technical 
legal capa‘‘ties at the World 


public may have fallen to Dutch 


The silence came shortly after 
a broadcast from Madioen; one of 
the very few important towns stil] 
in Republican hands, that that cen- 


“We feel,” Murray wrote, “that Court, Bretton Woods, Cuba, Wash- ter had been bombed and strafed 
the action of the Netherlands gov- /"&ton, and *urned out several au- wednesday by five Dutch planes 


ernment in suddenly and wantonly 


thoritative volumes. 


which dropped 50 and 100-pound 


attacking the people of Indonesia The latest of his books is “A bombs, damaging 10 buildings and 


conforms neither to the morality 


of our civilization nor to the pract-, 


tical political needs of the people 
of western Europe and the United 


States. / 
“I voice the hope that the Gov-| 


ernment of the United States will 
continue to take every feasible step | 


Modern Law of Nations,” 

Jessup for a time served under 
Elihu Root at the World Court. 
Koot was one of the major infiu- 
ences in Jessup’s career. 


He carries piles of them around 


causing 14 casualties. 

The Dutch, last officially report- 
ed less than 40 miles on either 
side of the city in twin drives from 


ithe east and west, said nothing 
In class, or before the Security | -oncernirtg operations in that 


Council, Jessup is a lover of books. Meanwhile, U. N. observers of 


area. 


Russia Assails 


Dutch at U. N. 


the immediate release of political 
prisoners taken during the hostili- 
ties. 

The session adjourned early in 
the evening. Several nations are 
yet to be heard, among them 
Britain and France, who are said 
to be planning a resolution of their 
own which will be milder than the, 
two now before the council. As 
much as the group would like to 
finish by Friday, it begins to look | 
increasingly doubtful, since both’ 
the Dutch and Indonesians are to 
be heard again. The Dutch will 
no doubt have much to say, since 
they gain by delay. 
said they were meeting no resist- 
ance, only destroyed roads. 

In northwest Sumatra planes 
landed troops on huge Lake Toba. 
The troops then pushed ashore at 
Balige on the. south side and 
shoved on to Siborong-Borong, 
where they took possession of an 
airfield, and to Taroeteng, halfway 


The Waterside Workers’ Associa- 
tion of Australia refused to load 
goods for delivery to the Nether- 
lands Indies. It imposed a similar 
ban in September, 1945, protesting 
Dutch colonial policies and kept it 
clamped down for 242 years. 

There was an additional threat 
that the Australian seamen’s union 


cargo whatever. 


Dutch produce. The Indonesians 
were reported to have been sym- 
pathetically received by leaders 
of the American Federation of La- 
bor and the Congress of Industrial 
Organizations. 

Native populations of southeast 
Asia stirred restively. The nation- 
jalist Vietnam, fighting French co- 
lonial power in Indochina, has ap- 
pealed for a common southeast 
Asia front against colonialism. 


Vote to Balance Budget 


_ Paris, Dec. 23 (NYHT).—The Na- 
tional Assembly voted 299 to 248 


tonight in favor of a government. 


taxation schedule designed to bal- 


ance the 1949 budget and make’ 


France eligible for Marshall Plan 
‘aid next. year. The threat of a 


would refuse to handle any Dutch 


In Washington Indonesian leaders. 
have asked American trade unions 
to boycott Dutch shipping and. 


were convicted of waging. 

The priest, Dr. Shinso Hana- 
yama, did not mention the reac- 
tions of the remaining 
the seven war criminals who were | 
hanged. 

He said the shouts of Tojo and 
the others were uttered in the 
small temporary Buddhist shrine 
just outside the death house. ' 


Tojo also left “a message fot | yateun) 


the world,” the priest disclosed. 
But occupation authorities forbade 
that it be made public. 


executions, temple bells were toll- 
ing throughout Japan in special 
services, 

General MacArthur had suggest- 
ed that the execution day be 
marked by prayers for peace, but 


families of the dead said they were Poul 


praying for the departed. | 
Indications were ‘that MacAr- 


thur’s orders for cremation of the « 


bodies and secret disposal of the 
ashes had been speedily followed, | 


to prevent any future enshrine-|> 


ment. 


The priest, who was the last) 


Japanese to see the doomed men|® 


ae 


nos condemned men drank 
rmo paper 
three of manacled 
After a brief ceremony with in- 
cense before the foothigh statue of 
Buddha, 
time, so someone proposed three chaplain and “four or five United 
‘States Army officers who were 
(70-year-old Gen. Iwano present,” shook hands with the 
being the oldest, was condemned men and escorted them 
chosen to lead the shouting. All to the death house. 
shouted in unison following Mat- 


. ‘sui, 
Within a few hours after the on 


banzais,” he related. 


nly, like out of bed.” 
Hanayama said that in the shrine 


get me ted 


‘mer Finance Minister, 


cups with 
hands. 


lobby. 
“there .still was 


Hitoshi Ashida, who was suspected 
of accepting a bribe. Yoshida’s for* ” 
Sanroku 
wine tzumiyama, resigned after a wom- 
their an Diet member accused him of 
‘trying to kiss her in the House 


some — 


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“At the doorway,” 


peror and Dai Nippon.” ‘go pleasantly.’ 


he said, “I 
three banzais each for the stepped aside and wished them, 


Each smilingly 


The priest said he, a Christian thanked me and we shook hands. 


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“The whole weakness of the|intermittent gunfire for three days 
‘peace movement in the United after Jogjakarta was supposed to 


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dividual projects.” Republican territory. One began. 
__ Professor Jessup is married to at Tangerang, 14 miles west of 


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As Gestapo . 
Man at Dock Quaker House. They have one son. in northwest Sumatra. 
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lake from Medan, where troops 
struck into the rugged west coast 
Atjeh area. 

In central Java, a marine bri- 
gade put ashore at Toeban last 
Saturday midnight was moving 
southward from Babat, 14 miles to 
the southeast of its beachhead. 

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Berlin, Dec. 23 (%).—American’ 
officials said tonight that huge) >; 
amounts of grain and meat are 
being diverted to the black mar- 
ket in western Gérmany, threaten- 
ing a serious shortage of rationed) 
foods despite bumper crops. 

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Nanking, Dec. 23 ©.?).—China 


has approached one of the Big 


Four powers for help in contacting 
the Communists for peace talks, 
reliable sources said today. 
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of the Big Four embassies in Nan- 


king, reportedly the Soviet Em- The British-American airlift was 
bassy. has suggested that China in- 


vite the Big Four powers to medi- 
ate the civil war. 

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power approached by the Chinese 
indicated that no assistance could 


be' given in arranging a meé¢ting 


with Communist leaders. But re- 


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suggested Big Four mediation. 


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command big black market prices, 
United States officials contended.) 

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that the United States will penal- 
ize those states which fail to meet 
grain collection quotas. 
temporarily halted by a light snow. | 
Airlift personnel were promised a 
big Christmas dinner. There will 
be round-the-clock flights Christ- 
‘mas Day, but the fliers will stop 
long enough for turkey and fixin's. 

{Russian secret police are purg- 
ing the German interior ministry 
in the Soviet zone and already have 


officials. the American - licensed 


feelers” overshadowed scattered “**: 


‘Winnie’ Stands His Hair on End... 


‘New Warfare 
Breaks Out 


In Palestine 


Tel Aviv, Israel, Dec. 23 U.?).— 
‘Strong Israeli forces blasted 
‘Egyptian positions in the rain- 
sea and air today to end the un- 
easy November 16 Palestine truce 
ordered by the United Nations Se- 
curity Council. 

U.N. truce headquarters at Haifa 
reported that large-scale fighting 
broke out last night and continued 
today in a driving rain, which 
turned south Palestine battlefields 


official word as to which side began 
the hostilities. 

Egypt asked the Security Coun- 
cil in Paris to take immediate ac- 
tion on what it said was Jewish 
violations of the Negev truce. . 

An Egyptian report claimed fhat 
three Israeli planes bombed the 
El Arish airport in Egypt. 


Both Israeli and Egyptian com-|some 15 miles northwest of Gaza/said. 


swept Negev desert area by land.,. 


into seas of mud. There was no. 


THE WASHINCTON POST 
Friday, December 24, 1948 3 


muniques reported fighter plane 
dog fights over a wide area of 
the Negev. 

At fhe same time, the Israeli 
government told the United Na- 
tions it reserved the right to 
“freedom of action’ because Egypt 
has refused to hold peace talks 
suggested by the. Security Coun- 
cil. 

J. N. observers at Egyptian- 
held Gaza, chief seaport in the 
south, reported that the town was 
shelled by Israeli ships last night 
and raided by planes early today. 

Observers said that at least 16 
bombs were dropped on Gaza, seat 
of the Palestine Arab government 
recognized by most Arab league 
states. 

They said Israeli vessels also 
shelled other Egyptian positions 
along the coast, while planes 
pounded the coastal rail center 


‘of Khan Yunis and a large Egyp- 


tian army base at Rafa in pre- 
dawn raids. 

Israeli air and ground attacks 
also were reported from Faluja, 


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and 23 miles south of Tel Aviv, 
where 2060 Egyptian troops, have 
been encircled for nearly three 
weeks. — 

U. N. headquarters said it had 
received no details on Israeli in- 
‘fantry action at Faluja. An Israeli 
military spokesman said that heavy 
rains were slowing down the cam- 
paign, but he claimed all Egyp- 
tians have been cleared from the 
northern Negev and that the army 
“reopened communications lines” 
to Jewish settlements just south of 
Faluja. 

The Israeli spokesman said 
Jewish @d Egyptian artillery 
duels were being waged “at sev- 
éral points’ and that the Egyp- 
tians have thrown heavy tanks 
into the battle for the Negev. 

He said “gyptian planes raided 
a settlement in the south, causing 
slight damage. Israeli and Egyp- 
tian armored columns were fight-- 
ing near the Nirim settlement in. 
the western Negev, the spokesman. 


: 
The reports of “mediation DENA news agency reported 4) 
military developments on several 


time.in Nanking. 

@n- the political and military 
frobts, there were these major 
happenings: 

1 _A Nationalist military spokes- 

a 


Ji —e Pre | | Y on: Sr 
fronts as Premier Sun Fo and his H T N | pit ga chee: | A > 
new war cabinet met for the first ess, Op azus —_ .. he 


dawn in the Pengpu-Suchow area 
- ba@gause the Communists suffered 
“heavy casualties” in their re- 


grpuping operation north of Nan- 


king. 

De Nine persons were killed and 
-- 71 were injured in Shanghai 

when 30,000 Chinese rushed the 

Céntral Bank of China to obtain 

gaid-buying permits. Once the 


gold is purchased, it can be sold speak only when spoken to by their’ 


on the black market at a profit 
because of lack of confidence in 
the new gold yuan currency. 
3. -Press reports said the govern- 

“ment had closed all ports 
along a 45-mile stretch of the 
Yanhatze River. The ports closed 
were on the south bank from 
Fushan, 125 miles east of Nanking. 
to»the river's mouth at Woosung. 
4; Three American military at- 

*taches and four correspond- 
erits, who were stranded in be- 
sieged Peiping for five days, 
artived safely in Nanking after 
their plane made a forced landing 
Olan emergency airstrip at Tient- 
sif- | 

‘The three military attaches are 
Brig. Gen. Robert H. Soule, Lara- 
mié, Wyo, of the Army; Capt. 
Safmuel Frankel, Arlington, Va.. 
Néwy, and Lieut. Con. A. T. House, 
Long Beach, Calif., Air Force. The 
cortespondents are Gerald No- 
vice, United Press: Harold K. 
Milks, Associated Press; Henry R. 
Liéberman, New York Times, and 
Fretierick Gruin, Times and Life 
Magazines. 


Mme. Chiang 
Settles Here for 
Indefinite Stay 


Mme. chiang Kai-shek, who 
flew here early this month on 
an urgent mission to obtain help 
for her husband's Chinese Nation- 
alist regime, has taken up quarters 
in Washington for an .indefinite 
stay. 

Reporters found her yesterday 
established at the Washington 
home of her brother, Dr. E. V 
Soong, one-time Finance Minis- 
ter of the Nanking government 

Mrs. George C. Marshall. wife of 
the, Secretary of State, had dis- 
closed earlier that the generalis- 
simo's wife moved out of the Mar- 
shalls’ Leesburg, Va.. home Mon- 
day after a three-week stay there. 
Mrs. Marshall said she is closing 
up the Leesburg home and moving 
into Walter Reed Hospital to.spend 
the holidays with her husband. 
who is recuperating from an oper- 
ation. 

“Madame Chiang’s mission to 
Washington has not been com- 
pleted and she hopes to finish it 
after the first of the year,” a per- 
son close to Madame Chiang said. 

He indicated she hopes to have 
further discussions with Govern- 
ment officials about aid for China. 
but declined to indicate with whom 
she hopes to talk. 

_A second source said that when 
the generalissimo's wife came to 
Washington December 1 “she 


hoped her stay here would be 
short.” 


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‘man said fighting had bogged’ porlin Dec. 23 U.P).—Rudolph |} 


Hess and six other top Nazis will 
imeet Friday for the first time in a 
year. 


solitary cells in Spandau Prison— 
Germany's Alcatraz—for a Christ- 
mas Eve service. 

The sound of their own voices 
may startle them. Except for one 
visitor each six weeks, they can 


wardens. 

The prisoners are the last seven 
international war criminals still 
under four-power detention. Be- 
sides Hess, they are Admirals Kar! 
Doenitz and Erich Raeder, Baron 
Konstantin von Neurath, Albert 
Speer, Walter Funk and Baldur von 
Schirach. 

Their Christmas dinner will con- 
sist of bread and potatoes—the 
same food they eat every day. 

A French Lutheran minister will 
summon them to a chapel in a 
converted cell. He will ask them 
to sing: . 

“Peace on earth, good will to all 
men.” 


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They will be brought trom their Viissouri Snow Palestine War 


Is Unnatural, 


A White Yule Official Says 


By Marshzll Andrews 
Post Reporter 

Kansas City, Dec. 23.—Assured 
of at least a white Christmas, Pres- 
ident Truman today interrupted his 
holiday at home for a morning's 
work which included a 12-minute 
‘telephone talk with Acting Secre- 
‘tary of State Robert A. Lovett. 

From his Hotel Muehlebach pent- 
house office Mr. Truman talked by 
itelephone with Lovett in Washing- 
‘ton in what Press Secretary Charles 
‘G. Ross described as “a survey of 
idevelopments in the last 24 hours.” 
Ross added: 
| “It. was no policy-making talk. 
‘It was just a fill-in on foreign af- 
fairs.” By the time the President 
‘arrived at the hotel from his home 


was falling. Although the snow 


lat Independence, Mo., a heavy snow 
Attack 2 Towns = tating.” stnowsn “tne 


stopped late this afternoon, the 
local Weather Bureau said it would 


In Macedonia — again tonight and pile up at 


Athens; Greece, Dec. 23 U.P).— 
Guerillas in force are attacking the 
important Macedonian Town of 
‘Edessa and neighboring Naoussa, 
a Greek army communique r- 
ported today. 

It estimated that 1200 rebels are 
attacking Edessa and 800 assault- 
ing Naoussa. 

The government rushed troops. 
aircraft and artillery to the area. 


The fighting centered 50 miles 


west of Salonika and 15 miles 
south of the Yugoslav border. 


Edessa is on the main railroad 


route to Florina, and has a popu- 
lation of more than 20.000. 
Edessa is the second major 


Greek town attacked in force 


within the last 10 days. The 
guerilla sseized Kardhista last 
week and held it temporarily. 


U.S. Will Give 
2 Destroyers 
To Turk Navy 


London, Dec. 23 (*). — Two 


battle-tested American destroyers,. 


the Buchanan and McCalla, are 
being transferred to the Turkish 
navy, U. S. Navy headquarters: 
here said today. 

The destroyers are being reacti-| 
vated at the naval shipyard at 
Charleston, S. C., under an enact- 
ment approved last April author- 
izing additional funds for the 
Greek-Turkish aid program. 

Both vessels were built in 1942 
and have extensive World War II 
battle records. 

U. S. crews will sail them to 
Turkey early in 1949. Skeleton’ 
Turkish crews—six officers and 31: 
enlisted men per ship are assisting 
in the reactivation and will go 
along aS passengers. 


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Takes a 19-Block Walk 


Mr. Truman started his day with 
a 19-block walk near his home, 
trailed by 10 reporters and 3 pho- 
\ographers, some of whom had 
difficulty maintaining the brisk 
pace he set. The President greet- 
ed neighbors along the way and 
exchanged banter with panting 
.newsmen. 

“That was just a mile and a 
half,” Mr. Truman said when the 
walk ended in front of his home. 
“You boys be here in the morn- 
ing and we'll go 2 miles. I'm going 
to get you in shape.” 

The Chief Executive's mprning 
in his office was spent attending 
to correspondence and other rou- 
tine matters. Ross said. At 12:15 
the left to have lunch with his 
\brother, J. Vivian Truman. dis- 
itrict director of the Federal Hous- 
ling Administration at the latter's 
|office in the Fidelity Building. An 
j}hour later the President was back 
‘in his Muehlebach office. where 
jhe napped briefly and received a 
number of callers, among whom 
were members of Battery B, 129th 
Field Artillery, which he com- 
manded in World War I. 

Tonight he presides in the pent- 
house at a chili supper prepared 
by Ernie Ahlfeldt, whose special 


There is no natural enmity be-'| 
tween the Arabs and the Jews, an 
administrative officer of the’ 


United Nations Mediation Mis- 


sion to Palestine said here yester-| 


day. 
The officer, Bruce Stedman, in 


Washington on leave of absence, 


emphasized that his opinions were 
those of an individual rather than 
of a mission member 

While in the Palestine area 
from June 15 to last December 
10, Stedman was charged with the 
procurement of supplies and trans- 
nortation for some 600 persons 
attached to the mission including 


400 military personnel there as} 


observers 

While the mission was “shocked” 
at the assassination of Mediator 
Count Folke Bernadotte, the mur- 


der in no wise shook the neutrality) 


of its members, Stedman said. 
The collective farms operated 


by the Jews are “terrific,” he said 


and are working with a hich de- 
cree of efficiency. 
Politically, he said, the Jewish 


community is divided to include 


middie-of-the-read liberals, right- 


ists and leftists. Most of the recog- 


nized leaders, he asserted, are mid- 
die-of-the-roaders with a “slight 
leaning” toward socialism. 

Backing up his assertion that no 
inherent enmity existed between 
the Jews and Arabs, Stedman cited 
cooperation between the Mayor of 
Halfa—a Jew—and the deputy 
mayor—an Arab. 


Hafry Vaughan, the President's 
military aide, will make the return 
trip 

Ross said today the Truman 
family would open gifts around 
the Christmas tree in their home 
Christmas morning. according. to 
custom. He said they would have 
dinner at home about 1 p. m. 
Christmas Day. 


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given by Leslie Biffle, former sec- 
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had some of the same during a 
fishing trip to Reelfoot Lake, Tenn. 
25 Attend Chili Dinner 


In addition to the President, 
about 25 guests took part in the 
chili dinner. Mr. Truman re- 
turned to Independence for the 
night. 

Ross and Matt Connelly, ap- 
pointment secretaries, are sched- 
uled to fly back to Washington 
Friday to spend Christmas with 
their families. Returning on the 
presidential airplane, the Inde- 
pendence, Sunday. Maj. Gen. 


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Magna Carta Being Returned "X=" Pe**? | 


D s4L To Britain After 2 Years Here ntirely New Pay Scale Urged 
Bedell Smith Offers os nau te Laceck Abbey MagiFeix Frankfurter, wiley Roti Or Military by Civilian Group 


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at ceremonies marking return of bet of the Joint Committee on the Among the recommendations of @ month as compared with a 
By Eddy Gilmore the manuscript yesterday. Library; Verner W. Clapp, chief e commission are: Nation-wide industrial average of 
Moscow, Dec. 23 (#).—United| Smith, Ambassador to Moscow) The historic document, on idallineemadl at secanhiae < Pag a 1. Sharp yeductions in “hazard|$178. | MIN | 
Smith said today “I have handed|‘oday for a trip home. He anditwo years by an Act of Keeper of the collections at thelpay for generals. The report said|taries of the Army, Navy and aul ST. P 
in my. resignation according to/Mrs. Smith are planning to take| was turned over to the British A™- library: Frederick BR Godt Pw wid 5 als. © report Saiditaries of the Army, Navy and Air’ s AUL 
form: what the New Year wilj/° for Berlin Christmas morning|passador, Sir Oliver Franks, by Dr.\o¢ the ra: & division. andl’ , BOwld be three types of)Force are “in general agreement) ONE-STOP 
; jor th» after. . rare boo vision, andiszard dut : (1) glider: _on the broad, major provisions of | 
day Luther Evans, librarian of Con-other lib attaches were pres- y pay glider; para - 5 urs. 
Me ty Fsbo wpe? ow — “» gress, in brief ceremonies held in ent for rg ceremony. pre®ichute, submarine rescue, OS adn ge talllbo ay - = +t 5 MIN. a 
ear omy Asad retoeta s cong pr bores & rere rege gy” alted Justice Frankfurter, speakingjmental diving, handling of lepers,|of the Budget for transmission to’ Deluxe Martin 2-0-2 Service 
Served 11:30 AM. Till Moscow predict President Tru-'states sal ee Vinson, Justices! the bench, said that thoughidemolition of explosives, observa-\the President. | HAWAII 3 res weexty 
51:00 PJ. y lmoan will ask the Ambasseder to /the manuscript is 700 years old it tion flying; (2) deep sea diving; (3)| Hook explained that the commis-' ALASKA—13 TRIPS WEEKLY 
| {Ries Be tae uati  e so Uae tn eno ferme ann ag ons Wl Ss a 
: .|sonal belongings and even his col-| ~*' 3 personnel, assignment to sub-/the following formula: | a T 
“TOPS” IN say this i the toot shee: Bolom lection of photographs. In it is embodied the spirit of|marine duty. All, except explosive; Two brothers, of equal capabil- SAVE 5%—Bsuy ROUND TRIPS 
t will see Smith as Ambassador. Mrs. Smith, aftep reaching Ber-/the institutions | of our Gover™-idemolition work, now get specialities, starting out in life: at the Phone: STERLING 9000 
| Smith, who was Gen. Dwight D.|lin, will go by ship to the United/™ent,” he said, “and we will retainipay. /Same time; one in the armed serv- or your Travel Agent ! 
§ | Eisenhower's chief of staff during States from Bremen. The Ambas- that for which it stands. “ | The report recommended elim-|'ces, the other in industry. | 
World War II, talked by telephone| sador will go by plane. Dr. Evans said it was his “re-|ination of about 47 other types of / Throughout their careers and at! NORTHWEST . 


.| luctant duty” to return the manu- ial It stated th retirement age, their ° 
‘today with Gen. Lucius D. Clay,| (In Washington, State Depart y special pay. It s that persons|"" compensa 
the oper military pele sow ment officials said it is traditional! *cript, but “we will keep the Mag-|handling atomic energy materials|tion, the study considers, should 


| | | Germany, about arrangements for|for Ambassadors and other presi-| "4 Carta in our hearts.” or baeteria might later be included. |e equal. | Ontent AIRLINES 
OTE K The At home via Berlin. dential appointees to submit their} In accepting the manuscript, the; It recommended elimination of 


The Ambassador planned to resignations at the end of a presi-| British Ambassador said that upon|sea or foreign duty pay for officers, 
goodbye to Percion Minister vb dential term. its arrival in London.it would be _but suggested retaining it for en- 


placed on exhibit in the British|listed m It al ted in- 
-Molotoy Friday. He visited Deputy! ‘Names which have come up in) P s en. *t aso suggested in 
oTE AKS Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko| spect lition over a successor in- Museum for the first time since itiducement pay Sor Corters, Gentists.| 


yesterday. clude State Department Counselor | had been presented to the British | etc. 
- Today his Spasso House resi-|Charles E. Bohlen and George nation in 1945 by a private owner.| 2. Free death benefits up to 
dence looked as if he were packing}Kennan, chief of the State Depart- According to plans, the docu-/$10,000 for personnel *on active or 


; Washington last | lls. instead of th . 

for good. He is taking all his per- mént’s policy planning staff.) ment was to leave retired rolls, instead of the pres 

: | | s . ois | night in the custody of Collins.'ent six months pay and life insur- 
Business Men’s Group Kremer and an escort of Secret| ance. 


Service men were to accompany; 3. Changes in the retirement 

PARK UNDER COVER |Reelects Woodburn _ him. lagatemn, ik weulé-gie eiaain the! 

FILET MIGNON $2.56 | AT NO EXTRA COST Reeection of Robert P. Wood- Pag A SE ee right to retire if 60 years old with) 

the rary with one of two tac-'20 or more years’ service: or to 

WEW YORK SIRLOIN $2.75 | AMBASSADOR burn, of the Liberty National Bank, similes made of the document, and retire at any age after 30 years’ 
. | ‘to the presidency of the Christian the library announced a special | corvice. 

CHOPPED TENDERLOIN $1 | b ARKING \Business Men's Committee was an-exhibit showing the influence of, Enlisted men would have the 


nounced yesterday. \Magna Carta upon American P0-'<ame retirement benefits, except 


| Pa ‘litical thought, including the Con- | : 
Others reelected for one-yeat| sitction y e that they would become eligible at 
; | . 50 years of age with 20 years’ serv- 
| terms include William B. Payne, | The first Magna Carta was Ob- jing 
’ | vice president; John B. Swem,'|tained from King John at Runny-| for disability retirement, a dis- 


sth ‘treasurer, and Maurice C. Larson, mede in 1215, but the revised char-| ability of 30 per cent, under Vet- 
| on K nf. St. NW. ‘secretary. Elected to the execu-|ter of 1225, of which the Lacock erans Administration standards.’ 


SESTAURART Close to Everything ‘tive board were N. Roy Kramer,|Abbey copy is the best of the only . nig be necessary for both offi 
(oth and K STREET H.W Open 24 Hours ‘Mansard Bulloch, Francis S. Sim- two existing copies, is the one that)... and men, with periodic exam- 
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Ee ee Rigas at LESTE is: Ds. ee | ient for active duty. | 
|| Urges Present Exemptions 
=| The commission recommended 
= that present income tax exemp- 
sitions for military personne! be 
il continued until a new pay bill goes FRID AY 
|into effect. The present law, which 
‘exempts all pay for enlisted men ° 
‘and $1500 for officers, will expire op N L y 
| | December 3L. 
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*| The objective of the study, the 
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On the eve of the High Holidays of the faith of Israel the Ministerial Union, men and women. but it must be 
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Dr. Fosdick Lauds | 
‘Duggan at Funeral 


- New York, Dec. 23 (4).—Funeral |ment expert on Latin America, was 
services for Laurence Duggan, for-|killed last Monday in a fall from 
mer State Department official |his office on the sixteenth floor of 
killed Monday in a 16-story plunge, a New York building. 
were conducted today by Dr. Harry After his death, the House Un- 
Emerson Fosdick. American Activities Committee re- 

A number of present and former |leased testimony by Isaac Don Le- 
State Department officials at-|vine, magazine writer and friend 
tended. ‘of Whittaker Chambers, former 

Dr. Fosdick, retired pastor of|Communist courier, bringing Dug- 
Riverside Church, read a prayer|gan’s name into the espionage 
at the service in which he ex-' probe 
pressed thanks for Duggan’s “pub-| The charges against the “in- 
lic service” and “his ministry to formers” were made in a public 
the cause of peace and to the wel-|statement written by a group of 
fare of the Nation.” Duggan’s friends, including writ- 

Police investigating Duggan’s ers and executives. 
mysterious death plunge said they, The “imputations of disloyalty” 
had uncovered no new evidence to were branded in the letter as “not 
make them change their original only an unjust profaning of his 
finding. of “fell or j umped.”|(Duggan’s) memory” but also as 
Nothing to indicate foul play was '“a callous injustice to his children, 
found, they reported. ito his wife and to other members 

Tonight, detectives announced of his family.” 

that they had concluded their in-| The statement continued 
vestigation but said it was still part: 

“open.” They declined to amplify; “The sole consolation friends of 
this but said a written report was|Larry Duggan and his family might 
being submitted to Police Commis-'find in their tragedy would come 
sioner Arthur Wallander. All'through a public opinion aroused 
——— concerning fhe case and \sufficiently by the tragedy and by 

e report were referred to Wal- some House committee members’ 
lander, who was not available for conduct in connection with it to 
comment. force a revision of the committee's 

Representative Richard M. Nixon procedures—so complete a _ revi- 
(R., Calif.) of the House Un-Amer-|sion that our Nation cannot again 
ican Activities Committee said last be humiliated by similar episodes 
night Duggan had been cleared of jof congressional disdain for justice 
suspicion in the probe of alleged and for human life itself...” . | { 
State Department espionage. Among the signers of the state-' 

Acting Chairman Karl Mundt|ment were: Marguerite Owen, chief 
(R., S. Dak.) of the committee had |,qministrative assistant to TVA 


said a few hours after Duggan’s|hoard; Clinch Calkins (Mrs. Mark 
death that the onetime State De-|Merrel!, writer; Drew Pearson, col- 


partment expert had been meN-\ymnist: Andrew Morehouse, pro- 


tioned in testimony before théjfecsor of French, Yale University; | 


committee as a source of Govern-'y,, i 
Marquis Childs, columnist; Michael 
ment secrets for Whittaker Cham- poss director of international rela- 


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IN SIGHT, BUT OUT OF REACH—Airview of the C-47 which 
cracked up 15 days ago on the Greenland icecap, stranding its 
crew of seven men. Igloos and ‘shelters built by the original 
seven—and four men marooned in futile rescue attempts since— 
may be seen near the tail of the plane. The square patch is the 


100-mile-per-hour subzero winds. 


J. Carroll from a plane which 


THE WASHINGTON POST 
Friday, December 24, 1948 


5 


ed 


ow 


P.1 


‘jout of my office.” 


Sayre Declares Thiet Took 


|Secret State Dept. Papers 


there is no evidence that they came W. Stillwell saying the 
nists were the only Chinese t 
Sayre went on to explain thatia definite plan in the 
when a cable is received at the| Japan. : 

State Department it is mimeo- In its first releasé of 


f jgraphed and copies are then sent/papers” on December 12, 


to Assistant Secretaries, the Under-|mittee made publie a cable date- 
secretary and divisions interested lined Tsingtao, January 13, 1938. 
in the matter. For example, he Jt was a report on Japanese. troop, 
said, a cable concerning China movements addressed to the Sec< 
would be referred to the Far East retary of State and signed by} 
division, and a message concern-|(Samuel) Sokobin, embassy aide. : 
ing trade agreements would go to| Sayre talked to reporters on} 
the trade agreements division. leaving a three-hour closed sesq 
Only Four Had Access ae «Se ere we ar 

- d ents would to tobe was not going to discuss t, 


he called “the Hiss case” 
innumerable people,” he said. ‘because it is a matter beens thet 


But in the case of the three docu- | grand jury and partly because its 
ments bearing his office stamp, he would not be fair to the com~ 
mittee. y 
He said he felt at liberty, how-: 
ever, to say one or two things. 
“First, I have had every cour-, 
tesy from this committee,” he? 
began. “We had a long talk. We 
perfectly understand each ather.”: 
comb and Miss Eunice Lincoln,| Then he went on to explain tha 
office secretaries, and Sayre him-|in answer to earlier inquiries 
self. ‘newsmen he wanted to clear u 
“Apart from theft or crooked who had actess to the papers, 
dealing, they were the four people microfilms of which turned up in, 
who had access,” he said | ‘the pumpkin on Chambers’ Mary 
A reporter asked if documents land farm. 


Press WIREPHOTO 


Associated 
canvas roof to a shelter dug into the ice by men to escape the 


This, the first picture of the 


scene, was made by Associated Press Staff Photogfapher Peter 


dropped supplies to the men 


bers, admitted former Communist tions, CIO: Mary Heaton Vorse, 
courier. 

However, Chambers denied get- 
ting any secret information from 
Duggan, and Nixon said _ this 
cleared Duggan. 

Present at the funeral services 
were Sumner Wells, former Under- 
secretary of State and a close 
friend of Duggan: Adolf A. Berle. 
jr, former Assistant Secretary of 
State; Frank Colligan and Ken- 
dvitk Marshall, State Department 
officials; 25 trustees of the Insti- 
t of International Edtcation 

Duggan had headed for the 
t-two years, and trustees of the 
Cammegie Corp. which has contrib- 
utéd to the institute. 
irial is to be private at the council. | 
colvenience of Duggan's family, Under the charter, the seven- 
which has insisted his fatal plunge member council, to be elected 
wai an accident. January 6, would take office Janu- 

The Federal Bureau of Investi- ary 10. 
gation declined today_to say any- Discovered yesterday was a State 
thifig further about why it had law providing that the board of 
questioned Duggan several days election canvassers, which declares 
BO. - a candidate officially elected, must 

m<a radio broadcast last night, meet the Thursday following the 
Miiet had asked the FBI to dis- election to canvass the votes. - 
clasé.the reason in fairness to the Under the law, the board of can-| 
Dian family. vassers would meet January 13— 

Bdward E. Scheidt, special agent three days after the charter sped- 
in“@hiarge of the FBI office here, fies the elected council shall take 
said there was nothing “mysteri- office. per ' : 
ous about the questioning. “The Declaring he was “certain” ite!" seal educa daeestiad expulsion Pteviously cited by the committee 
Fil-guestions many people,” he seven council candidates would not last November 20 of the Greater.43 Communists. 


R 7 
ole in War 
life in these cities would come to'and Stewards Association of the 
a standstill. This union, whith Pacific Coast; National Maritime 
claims 100,000 members, could also Union of America; United Can- 
tie up some of our most important nery, Agricultural, Packing, and 
airlines.” Allied Workers of America; United. 
United Electrical, Radio and Ma- Farm Equipment and Metal Work- 
chine Workers of America—“The ers of America; United Gas. Coke 
leading electrical and machine and Chemical Workers of America; 
plants, manufacturing important United Office and Professional 
parts for guns, tanks, torpedo@s. Workers of America; United Pack- 
range finders, sound detectors, alti- jnghouse Workers of America: 
meters, gyroscopes, aerial cameras, United Shoe Workers of America, 
motors and other vital equipment, and United Stone and Allied 
are at its mercy. The union, which Products Workers of America. 
claims 600,000 members, is banned “Some have. belatedly tried to 
from representing our Nation's clean out the Communists,” said 
atomic: workers.” 
United Public Workers of Amér- port Workers Union under the ag- 
ica—*“There are 15,000 members of gressive direction of its president, 
this union in the Panama Canal Michael Quill. But in a number 
Zone, alone. Many of the other of these. such as the powerful 
71,000 members are stationed at United Electrical Workers’, and 
navy yards, arsenals, experimental Longshoremen’s unions, Com- 
It ‘praised efforts of CIO Pres- Stations, the State Department and munists are still in the saddle.” 
ident Philip Murray, CIO Secre- throughout our Government ageh- . — , 
¥ . , cles. ress repo , & statement from 
oo § y macegged — i a Most of the individual labor the American Labor Party said 
unions and said an “extensive e@ders singled out as Communists, “it does not surprise us that the 
house cleaning” has already oc- !ike Harry Bridges, president of the committee does not like us. 
‘curred in State and city indus- 


writer: Gardner Jackson, assistant 
to the president 
Juice Co. 


Charter ‘Flaws 


Report Warns af Red Unions’ 


of Welch Grape Red-controlled : labor unions 


would try to “stall the American 


> war machine in its tracks” if the 
United States went to war with the 
Soviet Union, the House Commit- 
tee on Un-American Activities 
said yesterday. 
“They (Communists) say them- 


May Postpone 
selves they would ‘stop the manu- 


. 
I nstallation ‘facture and transport of muni- 


| Discovery of an apparent flaw tions,’ as well as ‘the transport of 
in the new Montgomery County all other materials essential to the 
charter may postpone for more than COMduct of war through mass dem- 
a week the formal installation of O™Strations, picketing and strikes,’ ”’ 
the county's first elected county 54!d the committee. 

A committee report on “100 
things you should know about 
communism and labor” listed 20 
CIO unions as Communist-con- 
trolled in 1944 and named 13 CIO 
union leaders, including Abram 
Flaxer of the United Public 
Workers of America, as Commu- 


Warehousemen’s Union, had been progressive Americanism to per- 
suade the Eighty-first Congress to. 


‘Red Sabotage’ 
Article Brings 
$100,000 Suit 


Russell M. Shepherd, former di- 
rector of the Foreign Broadcast 
Intelligence Service, yesterday 
filed suit in District Court for 
$100,000 damages against Ernest 
R. Pope, former chief of the Daily 
Report Division of the FBIS. 

The suit charges that Pope wrote 
an article, entitled “I've Watched 
the Reds Sabotage the State De- 
partment,” in which he “mali- 
ciously made statements which 


the committee, “notably the Trans-; were false scandalous and defama-| 


tory” about “Director X,” head of 
the organization at one time. The 
article appeared in the December 
1948 issue of Argosy Magazine. 
Shepherd's suit declares that “Di- 
rector X” in the story could apply 


only to him. He served as chief 
In New York, the Associated of the agency from August 1, 1945,/made public a cable sent in code,| 


until 
later. 
Now a partner in Washington 


his resignation two years 


, , We Associates, an export and import Hull for transmission to the War! 
International Longshoremen’s and will fight in the interests of true frm here, Shepherd lives at 206 E. | Department. 


Glendale ave., Alexandria. 
put the Thomas-Rankin red her-:—— 


‘from Col. (later General) Joseph| 


bearing his stamp were ever per-. 
mitted to be removed from his | 
office. | 

“T’m not going to get into details 
of the case,” he said. “They were} 
my papers.” | 

He was asked if there were any 
of the “pumpkin” documents that 
did not reach his office. Sayre) 
said he couldn't say. ! 
Kept in Locked File 


Asked how long such documents | 
would remain in his office, Sayre 
said that if a sennee to eco-| Hinner 
nomic matters they would remain 
there indefinitely for reference. or chilled tomate jeiee, ‘Teast torkey with 
| But if the documents did not’ 

\relate to economic questions, and| 
he said none of the three did, | 
Sayre told reporters they “would 
be kept in a locked file in my of-| 
fice and then periodically burned.” | 

Earlier he stressed, however, 
that “if stolen, these particular 

ree documents would have to 

have been stolen from my office” 
‘and that he personally was con- 
vinced there was theft. 
_ Sayre identified two of the three 
documents he said were taken from 
his office only as a cable datelined 
|Hankow, January 11, 1938, and a 
‘cable datelined Tsingtao, January 
13, 1938, already made public by 
the committee. The third, he said, 
was a telegram in three or four 
parts, that has not been made pub-' 
lie. He described all three as 
“highly confidential.” 


Won't Discuss “Hiss Case” 
‘The committee on December 17 


‘ 


“© 


$2.50 for Complete Dinner ~ 
In Alban Towers Apt. 


(O@ Main Lebby) 
3700 Mass. N.W. at Wise. Ave. 
wo. 64006 


Stumble on 
Something? 


Can it be she 
has stumbed upon a place with 
a worse show and better time 
than the Oasis? Anybody who 
can prove there is such a thing 
(in 25,000 words or more) wing 
the grand prize of $100.00 in 
pennies in our contest. Before 
you try, better see the sizzli 
shenanigans down here t 
still pass for the world’s worst 
show. world’s dest time. Cone 
tinuous entertainment, 


dated January 11, 1938, from Nel-| 
‘son T. Johnson, Ambassador to 
China (in Hankow) to Secretary 


Baltimore's Only Claim te 


This was a report) Nig yf eee 


8a aie ier he said it merely was be “officially elected” by January Besides Fla:er an 


d Bridges, the ring committee out of business.” 
Ben Gold stated in a prepared 
release that “there is no limit ‘to’ 
ithe dirty, sadistic work of this un- 
American committee ... As for the 
patriotism of my union, I refer 
anyone to (its) outstanding war 


\New York CIO council—‘“key unit 


a routine questioning carried out 10, Carey E. Quinn, attorney to the! , the whole Communist program” Teport named these others as “ex- 


bee Duggan's name _  had/board of elections supervisors, dis- h Lenestien ‘ahd amples of Communist officers:.” 
fi in current investigations. (closed he was studying the ques- 2 ee eee ee woe Julius Emspak. secretary treas- 


<n rae Communists have felt from the } Matt National ‘ar 
—>-se . . _ ‘CIO. urer, James aties, ation or- 
Duggan s Friends Accuse tp probably renee the orgend Here is what the report said amizational director; James Lus- 
‘Informers’ of Injustice deed aaah cea Pages yr some of the allegedly Red-con- ti#. District 4 Representative, and -oorg » 
Seente” of the House Us-idectaeed ’ ' trolled unions “could” do in case William Sentner, District 8 presi-- 1, san Francisco, Harry Bridges 
SS ec of war: dent, all of the Electrical workers; go-jined t. but kes- 
A ican Activities Committee! He pointed out, however, there | , ecuned comment, DUt @ Spokes 
more accused of “anrend-lqeulé he “hardship” involved, , *™merican Communications Asso- Ben Gold, president; Samuel Burt man for him said “Bridges has an 
i ore the public uneuppe beosape the. hart “4 ifies the and Irving Potash, vice presidents. accolade from the Supreme Court” 
rted e charter specifies th 
tations of disloyalty against five present county commissioners 
(Laurence) Duggan.” shall constitute the county council 


ciation—"This outfit is in our cable 
offices and in the radio controj 49d Julius Fleiss, business agent Of (which upheld him in a deporta- 
the International Fur and Leather tion case). “He is the one union 
a former State Depart- until their successors take office. 


rooms of our merchant ships and jeer ey a. 
commercial airfields. They could Workers’ Union; Philip M. Con- man in the whole country who 
| garble messages so as to sink ships, lly, secretary of the Los Angeles has been cleared. Hasn’t the com- 
iwreck planes, tap intelligence ClO Council; Donald Henderson, mittee heard about that?” 
‘channels, and isolate us from the President of the Food, Tobacco, The report said Communists 
rest of the world.” Agricultural and Allied Workers “caused terrible strikes that de- 
International Longshoremen’s Union, and Maurice Travis, secfe- layed United States rearmament 
and Warehousemen’s union—"This tary-treasurer of the Internationa! during the Stalin-Hitler pact. 
has 75,000 members. They have Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter from 1939 to 1941. 
‘effective control of many ports in Workers. “For example, Allis-Chalmers. 
ithe United States of America and The report listed these other Milwaukee; International Harves- 
| CIO unions as having “Communist teer. Harvill plant in Los Angeles: 


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‘more than once have used it to 
®iparalyze shipping. Communist leadership , strongly eM- Vultee Aircraft, North Americar 
¥ | domination of this union in war- trenched” in 1944 Aviation, Los Angeles: Alum’ 

\time could wreck the whole United| International Federation of Ar- Co. of America, Cleveland; the 
States fighting power.” chitects, Engineers, Chemists and Mine, Mill and Smelter Worl: 

Transport Workers Unio n— Technicians; International Union at Trona, Calif., and in Connecti- 
“Paralyze bus, subway and trolley of Fishermen and Allied Workers cut brass factories, all were led 
transportation in some of our larg-of America; International Wood-jout by the Communists,” the re- 
est cities. Without transportation, workers of America; Marine Cooks! port said. 


movie stor 
Peggy Commins 


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Soy “Merry Xmas” 

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ularly if some providential Santa has left a new Samson all-purpose 
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THE WASHINGTON POST ° ° ) . . ° , <r 
ii¢ ne at tie * |Tree-Trimmin g _ |Parleys to Avert Tugboat Tieup Broken Off in N.Y. 
C . t FE ° : J : ia ne ee hs New York, Dec. 23 (#).—Nego-' ators, and no joint meeting could to have asked a 35 per cent raise 
2 ES ae" nde te eee cos. SEE a a aaa ations to avert a New Year's tug-' be arranged. The two sides could and discussion of oil barge rat 
4) vacuation o apita pecds eh ete ee "7H DE |boat tie-up of New York harbor not even agree on What to discuss. before any Great Lakes contrget 
, . i oe eed +e : Be ce ee — ee The Marine Towing Employers It also seeks more holidays, 4nd 
Sta y-at-Homes Plan Round of Gala Parties gs Seige -< oe > pets shectat caid "the duitien to ont Association has offered a 3 per Ming through union halls. 
i enceciaens poured out of fic yesterday was “terrific,” and|ported traffic was moving freely,| >) == ante? owe a hate Gs ta ee “<= | ous.” — cent wage increase and asks nego- | MAAAAAAAAR - 
‘the city yesterday in steadily in- all said they were booked solid ¢, about 10 per cent heavier| = see Mie eo Bh ge ae ea, Steutel said the tugboat owners tiation of a Great Lakes contract 
creasing volume, bound for Christ- through today. 8 ey og pe nt h - bs ote ee a ae _— Re cea ot ee and union refused to meet each as well before it will discuss ssid XMAS TREES 
Mmaéeat-home in all parts of the Most airlines expect some can- er BP i Me ck tiga = PEt a ae _-~ | other’s demands on a new contract. ¢jai oil barge rat 
N ' Yesterday's worst travel jam) >) ~ ee li < ARES | : p ree 
ation. . _cellations to come.in at the last y Wee See Rae a ee _ gate eee | Their present contract expires The AFL International Long- Fine trees as low as 50c 
Airlines reported outgoing traf-'minute, however, and predicted came after working hours, but rail,; © <*> >= ESS eae 


ee 


i ame oe ee Pests? ot | at the end of the year. shoremen’s Association, United, 
getting it. | | 
At Union Station. officials re- ©°™* when Government workers 


are released at noon. 


Airlines reported from 3 to 20|)+ © ~35 
extra sections added yesterday,|) 9. «7% ) 
with more of the same today. Bus) © «_ 


schedules have been doubled, off-| a a ” a OO ap aa ae ee . 

_ cials said, and at least 50 extra; = . jpn Ps O | a 
sections have been added to trains ...... > A&A" a i iT hid tpg mmm Sh 

| at Union Station. ee Na , he ee See 

Pp _ Meanwhile, Capital stay-at-- © ~~ & is eS ee a 

al sheen etn ant we homes entertained each other with 


cae ‘ : Re oe . 
tory method repairs. A dozens of community and chil- . aaa | a Ay Sea ae S e re a | 
complete line of factury- dren's parties. Oe SS | bse Se ’ 


_» Several thousand workers at the, ~~~ sa 
for sale. Reasonable, fast 'Pentagon joined in the annual) : 
service. 


Christmas carol service in the es: a 2 , | | a8 
and about 2000 Capitol Hill em-| |. aa 


. ‘ployes joined in a carol-sing at 3 all : ;| ee THROUGH JAN. 4 ~~ 
= | Palace florists p. m. in the Library of Congress © — be ms: ~ 3 - 


‘main exhibit hall. a : 


: Though District and Federal. [ee , PR -AL OH LIC 
1364 Conn. Ave. N.W. DE. 2215 @ ‘4TH & NEW YORK AVE. MW 38 workers get off for the holiday tr} : Soak NON C 0 

. 606 HINTH ST. H.W. weekend at noon today, postoffices, F ° @ © : Se 
most banks and spots of interest to . 
tourists will remain open regular | 
hours today. 

Two banks. the American Se- 


curity & Trust Co. and the Union Ba. fd | oon Be . | é. : SaaS 
Security & Trust Co., will close “am ee or ae one ane Fai Se bs ' 
today at 2 p. m. eo! a ; "2: a ) 
In Arthritis and Kidney Trouble } 227m og. er 1, ave 
Mountain Valley Water helps. ces will remain open until mid- (2 9 ' fd ee %, Se SOSSRe 7 


i—Stimuiate Kidney function From Het Springs, Ark, this night tonight: City Station, at —= 
2—Reduce excess Uric Acid water is delivered right te you. Massachusetts ave. and North Cap- =>" , . 3 
3—Seothe Bladder Irritetion Delicious te taste, it is net car- } ‘tol st. ne; the Benjamin Frank- 72 #% 2 ; 
4—Remineralize the body bonated, net one lin Station, at 12th st. and Penn- |= & | eee S Se Serve a Bowl of . Merry Christmas! 
sylvania ave. nw., and the National 1.3) ~ Hera setateeets 
e Congressiona rary So 3 ? . See ca 3 
and the District Public Library Sa Ps 4 | | Sree. of nourishing goodness and hearty flavor! . . . Just stir in 
will close at 1 p. m. today. * ian oe en ee. ee . _ eS “a : “ 
——— attractions will be closed on Christ- , a ie eR eae Se dosh of nutmeg, and serve. Youngsters love it plain and 
=——|imas Day, with the exception of at rat 9 aie oe OE ge a hae aan a Se ad =e ) 
ies the Rock Creek Park Zoo, open as ‘ ~ wi Se it's good for them. High's Eggnog Mix saves time 
usual from 9 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. nei ee Pree 6 ssa yee eonesy Bs fad Comes: in throw-awe or eartene 7 
A FEW. LARGE = [il Christmas Eve parties and events | LI}GHTS COME ON TONIGHT—Workmen take down their scaf- Seth and fuss... | Y pap —no depos 


| TWIN BEDDED scheduled for today include: _ fold after trimming the Community Christmas tree on the south ond no return... It’s delicious! Ask for High’s Eggnog 


tii te _ _——_—--- = - ss, 


| Caroling in the evening for hos- lawn of thé White House yesterday. President Truman will push M tod 
| f Al RO ROOMS pitalized patients at Bethesda Na- a button in his Independence (Mo.) home tonight—Christmas SOUCY. 
val Hospital, Fort Myer Post Hospi- Eve—to light the tree Boesch 
tal, St. Elizabeths and Mount Alto, — 
arranged through the Red Cross. : . . , | 
with running water available for immediate occupancy te March Party for 2000 children at 9:30 leew Public Assistance Depart- RECTOR—-From Page I 
15th, 1949. Double rooms, $15 to $17.50 per week. Maid a. m. in Loew's Capitol Theater, poecidents of the District Home 


service in all above-mentioned rooms. Inquire Manager's Office, 1326 F st. nw., with movies, a magi- fo, the Agen and Infirm at Blue B rned Bov 
| Cairo Hotel, 1615 Que St. N.W. cian and gifts, sponsored by the pisins Va., will be entertained u 


American Legion and the Salva- from 10 a. m. to noon by Raw , 

HO. 2104 pete re ee been GS-iitation WWDC. The party Will Is 4. Years Old 
a grees tributed through schools and the be broadcast from 11 to 11:30 a. m. 

vn toe eae ASE FANN A inn ae . Party for neighborhood young- 

. ; SS = —= sters will be held from 2 to 4 p. m. 

=== by residents of the United States 

= == ene in yall yea gly Mes But Michael, fortified by a whole 


sealed off raw areas, Michael ‘as 
high fevers of 101 to 102, and a) 
pulse that should be 80 runs around 


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=== ‘a magic show and a visit from »!00d transfusion and half a pint 

* neral O 25 0 SS SZZ= Santa Claus will highlight the pro- of blood plasma. was well enough 
: SSS SS ‘gram in Stanley Hall Theater on Yesterday to view “Mary Had’ A 

SS the Soldiers Home grounds. Little Lamb,” an 8mm. film volun- 

Mrs. Tom-Clark and Mrs. James) 'eered and projected by Casualty's 


Potomac Electric — ze 
———————— /General and Director of Prisons, . ; 
SS tively, will present two tele... Grafts of skin donated by others LAST MINUTE 
= == |vision sets, clothing and toys to the have been, apparently, completed. y 


I 0 it er Com an y = E ¢ Home at 10 4m on Christns me wage ot some 0 te 70 da, PURCHASE ENABLES 
= | cal experience tes, an 
D ay. Justice Department employes’ E 


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== |donated funds for the gifts. then gradually dissolve and dis- 
C] d Heights Community Club and the “tion, does not wane, Michael! will 
- Community tree-lighting cere-/P0dY- So slight are the unburned 
he for residents of the Beverly #"¢@5, it will probably be neces- TURKEYS AT THE 
Alexandria. The event, sponsored 
reading of the Christmas story. 
trict Recreation Department today | Czechoslovak airlines plane, miss-| eX Pex Por’ 
SSS |tary school children, 10 a. m. day wrecked and burned, in moun- 
om Ss 
, 4 . Shaw Playground, carol singing, ’ | : 
pie <— hr — . — er hr - five <— : : 4 , : 
>. _ = Man, You're SMALL 
Dupont-Stoddert Center, teen-| your age! 
- 


Christmas carols and prayers appear. Ideally, the patient re- 
= W.C. & A.N. Miller Development undergo grafts of skin taken from) THESE TOP QUALITY 
. . 
| mas Da /Hills area in Alexandria will be S#™Y ' take skin from such areas, 
held at 7 p. m. at the intersection | Wt till they regenerate more skin, LOWEST PRICE 
mh. by the North Ridge Citizens As-\24 Aboard Czech Plane IN METROPOLITAN 
on duty afd ready to answer all emergency calls ——— Parties will be held by the Dis-| Athens, Greece, Dec. 23 (UP).—A 
Telepbone MI chigan 6080 —— at the following playgrounds: \ing since yesterday with at least) 
3 == — = == ——— Sherwood Playground, elemen- tainous southern Greece. All | 
== = == 7 — tary school children, 10 a. m. ‘aboard were believed dead. The’ 
= SS ee =i! Kenilworth Center, elementary) Plane was on a flight from Czecho- 
me —— — ; ee = ‘school children, 10 a. m. slovakia to Palestine. 
SSS = SST ==. Kelly Miller Center, preschpol- 
‘ers, 3 p. m, | 
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‘ = |will be held at the community £°>e™tes skin of his own, mean- 
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All-Time Low 


Of -ell the shocking exhibitions of head- 
line-hunting the Un-American Activities 
Committee and its members have perpe- 
trafed, none is more. outrageous than the 
release of secret and unsubstantiated testi- 


mony damning the memory of Laurence Dug- 
gam, a man who cannot defend his repu- 
tation. In this, Representative Nixon must 
share. blame with Representative Mundt. 
On the advice of the committee's counsel 
and of “some of the best newspaper people 
in America,” the two took it upon them- 
selves, as a quorum of a subcommittee, to 
release what Isaac Don Levine said Whit- 
taker Chambers said to Adolph Berle nine 
years.ago. Why any newspapermen at all 
were consulted can only be explained by the 


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On whatever grounds and on whosever 
advice the action was taken, it was utterly 
repréhensible. Other members of the sub- 
committee who were not consulted have 
criticized the Mundt-Nixon decision as bit- 
terly as anybody. It was, in the words of 
Représentative Hebert, “a blunder, a breach 
of ‘confidence, and a violation of agreed- 
upon procedure,” another example of “head- 
line happiness.” Even Representative Ran- 
kin, not himself a model of reticence, said he 
would have protested the “atrocious” 
disclosure. “It is incongruous,” declared 
Hebert, “that a committee which is de- 
nouncing leaks in the State Department 
and other Government agearcies can't stop 
leaks within its own ranks.” 

As if the smearing ot a dead man’s name 
‘were not enough, Mr. Mundt followed up the 
next day with a statement that reaches an 
all-time low in public sadism. Asked when 
the committee would release the names of 
others mentioned’ in the same testimony, 
Mundt quipped, “We will give them out 
as they jump out of windows.” No more 
revolting—and revealing—a sentence has 
issued from the mouth of a Congressman 
within our memory. The exhibition puts in 
new perspective the Mundt proposal for self- 
reform. 


Layoffs 


The increasing number of industrial lay- . 


offs and the growing number of workers on 
part time raise the question whether em- 
ployment may have passed its peak, with a 
business recession in the offing. The De- 
partment of Labor reports that the October 
hiring rate was the lowest for any Oc- 
tober since 1939, while the layoff rate was 
higher than a year ago. Layoffs were most 
marked in such industries as cotton and 
woolen textiles, boots, shoes, and leather 
where demand didn’t come up to expegc- 
tations. More recent private surveys of 
employment conditions indicate that in 
some parts of the country, particularly 
in New England, layoffs have been spread- 
ing and are the subject of anxious confer- 
ences by local officials. This week, the Wall 
Street Journal published two extensive sur- 
veys of employment conditions that showed 
up some rather bad spots. Even in some 
multiple-industry localities covered by the 
surveys where over-all employment is still 
at record levels, labor surpluses are develop- 
ing in particular lines of employment. 

New York City, center of consumer goods 
industries and the luxury trades, has been 
particularly hard hit, with more than a 
quarter of a million of its workers currently 
unemployed. Thousands of the city’s gar- 
ment workers, for example, have been laid 
off, while other thousands are working only 
part time. The amusement industry, the 
hotels and the restaurants are also suffering 
from loss of patronage, which means less- 
ened employment for city residents. 

This spotty labor market is attributed in 
part to the return of ‘the seasonal buying 
pattern that prevailed before the war when 
year-end layoffs were the rule in a good 
many lines of business. Consequently those 
who look on the bright side of the business 
picture expect the local drop in employment 
te be followed by a pickup similar to that 
experienced in the years when seasonal 
buying was expected and prepared for. 
Nevertheless, the change in buying prac- 
tices is significant evidence of a relaxation 
of the buying pressure that has been so 
strong and sustained as to iron out seasonal 
fluctuations in these postwar years. It indi- 
cates that, with some exceptions, scarcities 
have disappeared and the public is no longer 
buying goods out of season for fear of being 
confronted by empty shelves when need 
arises. 

If the present seasonal recession merely 
reflects a better balance between supply 
amd demand it is nothing to worry about 


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but rather a reason for giving thanks. 
However, there is a good deal of evidence to 
show that seasonal factors are not solely 
accountable for current localized declines 
in employment. Consumers are pinched by 
high living costs, and having satisfied their 
most urgent demands they are becoming 
from necessity as well as from choice more 
cautious and selective buyers. Moreover, in 
many cases savings have been exhausted, 
and personal indebtedness has made inroads 
on income from earnings, with the result of 
further curtailing consumer buying power. 
Although there is no current evidence to sup- 
port a prediction that a recession lies ahead, 


there is ground for concluding that con- 


tinued prosperity would be gravely threat- 
ened by any increase if inflationary pres- 
sures that would further impair consumer 


purchasing power at a critical stage of post- . 


war adjustment to more normal peacetime 
conditions. 


First Line Of Defense 


The really significant aspect of defense, it 
has been aptly obsérved, is not what military 
preparations we include, but what we leave 
out. No amount of billions could construct 


a Chinese Wall against all contingencies. In 
other words, absolute security is not possible 
in a relative world, and our defense neces- 
sarily must be based on g calculated risk. 
More than ever, intelligence has become 
the first line of defense—for it is intelligence 
that must determine what defense measures 
we take. 

That our intelligence operations are not 
yet adequate is confirmed by the Eberstadt 
committee. It mentions the obvious de- 
ficiencies in medical and scientific data. 
But what is the most damning is its laconic 
observation about the war scare last spring. 
“Testimony -was presented to the commit- 
tee,” the report notes, “that in the spring 
of 1948 a mistaken intelligence estimate, 
prepared by a departmental intelligence 
agency, stimulated recommendations which 
if followed might have had serious conse- 
quences.” Those consequences were war 
with Russia. 

The Alsop brothers, in their column 
published Wednesday in this newspaper, 
related the background of the incident. An 
intelligence report which they said emanated 
from the Air Forée predicted an imminent 
attack on Scandinavia. It indicated that 
Russia might have decided on immediate 
war with the United States and discussed the 
possibility of attack on this country. For- 
tunately, before any countermeasures were 
taker, the Central Intelligence Agency came 
out with a sharply differing opinion which 
was accepted by President Truman. 

Secretary Forrestal subsequently has de- 
nied that the Air Force was to blame for 
the boner. Regardless of what intelligence 
fgency was involved, however, there is no 
doubt that the false estimate disturbed 
Secretary of State Marshall. The final 
consequence, as described by the Alsops, 
was the effort to reassure Russia in the 
event that reports of the alarm had leaked 
back to the Kremlin. The result was the 
Smith-Molotov exchange with which Rus- 
sian propaganda had such a field day. What 
the Alsops do not mention is the prior ef- 
fect of the scare in promoting hysteria in 
this country. Undoubtedly it contributed 
in large measure to the flighty congressional 
vote for 70 air groups. This was an emo- 
tional response based on a slogan rather 
than the needs of a balanced defense. 

The same thing could have happened, 
of course, as the result of a similar single 
report from any of the other organizations 
that contribute intelligence, and there is no 
evidence that this particular estimate was 
anything but an honest appraisal. The 
moral is that evaluation is the key to suc- 
cessful intelligence. Reports come from 
many diverse agencies, and any one of them 
may be wrong. Before any intelligence 
estimate can be used as the basis of a sen- 
sible national policy, it must be weighed 
against the background of all information 
available. This in turn emphasizes the ne- 
cessity for the Central Intelligence Agency 
to remain apart from and above the mili- 
tary—for only such an agency is competent 
to fit military reports into the larger field 
of political intelligence. In the atomic age, 
to act just once on erroneous intelligence 
might well prove fatal. 


Overseas Airlines 


Offhand the prospective merger of 
American Overseas Airlines with Pan Ameri- 
can World Airways may seem to give a fillip 
to the concept of a single chosen instrument 
for international air traffic. That is not 
necessarily the proper construction to put 
on this case. Thére have been three United 
States carriers to Europe, and while the 
projected augmentation of Pan American's 
operations undoubtedly would give it the 
major share of Atlantic business, Trans- 
World Airlines presumably would remain 
an energetic competitor with a healthy part 
of the traffic over some of the best routes. 

Announcement of the intended purchase 
has come as something of a surprise. As a 
matter of fact, American Airlines has been 
one of the principal opponents of the chosen 
instrument idea for which Pan American 
has labored. The merger seems to be 
strictly one of economics. American is chary 
of the prospects of future business. Ac- 
ceptance of the eight new Boeing Strato- 
cruisers it has on order would require ex- 
tensive refinancing, whereas Pan American 
is in a position to take over American's 
commitments along with its own orders for 
new equipment. 

Before the merger can take effect, it, of 
course, must have the approval of the Civil 
Aeronautics Board. Domestically the CAB 
has held the view that mergers bringing 


greater economic solidarity are desirable. 


There is reason to extend this view to 
cover the present case. When three carriers 
were certificated for transatlantic service 
in 1945, the CAB docistonywes questioned on 


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the ground that there would be sufficient 
business for two lines but not for three. 
Ironically, Trans-World has been the most 
vulnerable financially of the three Ameri- 
can-flag carriers. Whether it can meet suc- 
cessfully the challenge of an aggrandized 
Pan American remains to be seen; if for any 
reason it should falter, then the chosen in- 
strument would be a fait accompli. But 
this is the chance the CAB must take. In 
any event, the function of the CAB is not 
to force competition to the point where it 
becomes artificial, but to regulate it in the 


_national interest. And two relatively strong 


Atlantic carriers may prove to be more in 
the national interest than three companies 
unable to attain a sound financial base. 


Weighted Juries 


A slim majority of the Supreme Court has 


upheld the conviction of Robert Frazier for * 


violation of the Narcotics Act by a jury com- 
posed entirely of Federal employes, but the 
defects in the jury system which the case ex- 
poses certainly should not be permitted to 
stand. The court appears to have been 
strongly influenced by the fact that the all- 


Federal jury resulted from the peremptory 
challenging of other prospective jurors by 
Frazier’s attorney. If the defendant was de- 
prived of an impartial jury, the court said in 
effect it was by his own choice. To the com- 
plaint that the jury system in the District of 
Columbia tends to overweight juries with 
Government employes, the court replied that 
this was not proved by evidence given under 
oath. The decision thus appears to rest more 
on technicalities than on the merits of the 
existing means of selecting jurors here. | 
Four dissenting justices took the broader 
ground that the courts have an interest in in- 
suring impartial juries regardless of ‘the 
actions of individual defendants and lawyers. 
“The Treastiry prosecuted this case. Yet one 
of the jurors and the wife of another are em- 
ployed by the Treasury. All are employed 
by the Government. We heartily applauded 
when Government workers were permitted 
to serve as jurors, but certainly it is another 
matter to have all-Federal juries sitting in 
cases prosecuted by governmental agencies. 
In these days when the Government is prob- 
ing into the loyalty of every employe there is 
certainly danger that unconscious pressure 
to return a verdict favorable to the prose- 
cuting agency may be felt by jurors in the 
Federal service. 
‘The danger of packing juries is magnified, 
as Justice Jackson's dissent notes, by the fact 
that the nongovernmental juror receives $4 a 


day, while jurors employed by the Govern-. 


ment draw their regular pay. Apparently 
realizing that the $4 fee will impose a hard- 
ship on almost any employed person, the trial 
.court asked all the prospective jurors who 
did not wish to serve to step aside. The re- 
sult of this practice is unquestionably to over- 
load juries with Government workers and 
housewives. Unless this system is corrected 
by more adequate fees for jurors and stiffer 
requirements for jury service, the next case 
of this sort that goes to the Supreme Court 
may be too flagrant for even five justices to 
stomach. Juries packed with Government 
employes are no more defensible than juries 
packed with other special-interest groups. 
The system ought to draw upon a fair cross- 
section of our citizenry, and the soundness 
of that objective is not altered by the narrow 
squeak of the Frazier case. 


Reaction To The Dutch 


In the first five days of “policing” the 
Republic of Indonesia, Dutch troops on Java 
and Sumatra have advanced almost at will. 
The Netherlands’ obvious intent to clean up 


the situation before any restraining action 
by the United Nations could take effect is 
bringing results—of two kinds. Militarily 
the Dutch armies: are moving at full speed. 
But they are not keeping ahead of the 
whirlwind of international indignation the 
action has stirred up. 

Speaking for Australia, Colonel Hodgson 
has leveled at The Hague the most devas- 
tating aé¢cusation heard in the United 
Nations against any nation but Russia: it is 
doing to Indonesia “what Hitler did to the 
Netherlands in 1940”; its action is “the 
first clear-cut violation of the United Nations 
Charter”; it should be expelled from the 
U. N. These are strong words, doubt- 
less too strong for the facts. The Nether- 
lands is certainly violating the spirit of the 
Charter though probably not its letter, 
though expulsion is not the proper curative. 


But if the Australian delegate has gone 


off the deep end, his sentiments differ only 
in degree from those of every other nation 
that has spoken or acted. Even without the 
Good Offices Committee’s outright con- 
demnation of the Dutch for breaking faith, 
the reactions from various parts of the 
world add up to bad news for the Nether- 
lands. The ECA has cut off additional aid: 
India has stopped all Dutch air traffic; there 
have been anti-Dutch riots in both India and 
Burma; China, itself engaged in a civil war, 
has joineil the chorus demanding a stop to 
the fighting; the United States, which was 
inclined to make the strongest sort of repre- 
sentation’, has proposed a cease-fire and 
troop-withdrawal resolution; and Russia has 
called for action against the Dutch as “ag- 
gressors.” ’ 

No one can take any pleasure from the 
recitation of these developments. Whether 
they will turn the Dutch aside from. their 
determination to go through with the police 
action, come what may, is dubious. The 
Security Council is divided on the strength 
of the action it should take. It will not meet 
again until Friday, but by then the damage 
will have been done. The Netherlands 
stands in southeast Asia as a representa- 
tive—and heretofore a most enlightened 
one—of the Western world. That it has 
fallen into so unhappy a course will cause 
no end of trouble. The Australian outburst, 
for all.its extremism, reflects a widespread 
feeling that the Dutch, of all people, have 
poisoned the wells of East-West understand- 
ing, and dealt a blow below the belt to the 
United Nations. 


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Letters To The Editor 


Hindsight On Yalta 


There is, apparently, even 
three years after, still no sure 
defense for the casual reader 
against periodic onslaughts from 
the prophetic hindsight of our 
Monday morning quarterbacks of 
the late war. 

Admiral Zacharias, who is, 
perhaps, more specatcular than 
most in this regard, has, accord- 
ing to an A.P. dispatch of De- 
cember 17 published locally, 
come forward in the January 
issue of the United Nations 
World with the amazing inside 
story of his own wartime esti- 


mate of the impending end of 
hostilities against Japan. which 
was, of course, ignored by the 
responsible authorities—an over- 
sight, he tells us, that led direct- 
ly to the unhappy concessions of 
Yalta. 

It is a little irritating to some 
of us who were actually taking 
part in field operations against 
the Japanese at the time of 
Yalta to be constantly and glibly 
told how abysmally stupid were 
the President and his military 
advisers in not realizing in Feb- 
ruary, 194), that the Japanese 
were inevitably destined to sur- 
render in August of the same 
year—even before an invasion of 
their \omeland had been under- 
taken! 

So far as I am aware the ad- 
miral has not chosen to tell us 
what private evidence he ‘iad 
available at the time which cun- 
clusively proved that the Jap- 
anese ccild be counted on to 
surrender simply because they 
happened to be rather obviously 
outnumbered, outequipped, and 
outmaneuvered. Every land 
operation from Tarawa to Saipan 
and from Biak to Balete Pass 
had in fact painfully demonstrat- 
ed the exact contrary. 

The one thing which all these 
second-guessers on Yalta over- 
look is this: the fact that the 
Japanese actually did surrender 
in August, 1945, does not neces- 
sarily prove that the assumption 
that they would do so would 
have been a valid one to make 
in February, 1945. 

SAMUEL S. STRATTON 

Schenectady, N. Y. . 


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stance. But gradually a great 
deal of it had to be handled just 
as first-class mail is handled. 

Another difficulty is that these 
unsealed envelopes actually take 
more time to handle than the 
sealed ones. A Christmas card 
rarely fits a distributing box, 
especially on trains, where the 
width of the box is only 4% 
inches. Where a card doesn't 
fit you have to bend it. When the 
card isn't sealed there is a V- 
shaped gap in the under side of 
the card.. In the hurry of distri- 
bution this often causes a box to 
jam before it is full of letters, 
and a box must be tied up be- 
fore it is full. 

The more time it takes, the 
more money it costs the public, 
and if the public won't pay 
enough revenue into the Post- 
office Department to make it self- 
supporting, it then must pay it in 


Communications must be 
addressed to the editor and 
must carry the complete name 
and street address of the 
writer, though pen names will 
be permitted at the editor's 
discretion. Letters of less than 
200 words will be given pref- 
erence, and all letters are sub- 
ject to condensation. No com- 
munication can be returned. 


_— = 


llec postage on it. I get the im- 
pression that people are sending 
me cards mechanhically—if | get 
them, O. K.; if not, they will 
never know the difference unless 
1 tell them (the lec card does 
not rate return service). 

Some people actually have the 
idea that they can skimp on post- 
age, just as they try by every 
means to avoid paying taxes, and 
make someone else pay it. This 
selfish attitude which some of us 
assume as individuals is hardly in 
keeping with our attitude as a 
Nation toward the rest of the 
world. 

WILLIAM P. THOMAS, Jr. 

Washington. 


Miscegenation . 

The State of Mississippi has 
made a strategic error by im- 
prisoning War Veteran Davis 
Knizht on a charge of miscege- 
nation based on the ground that 


his great-grandmother is alleged 
to have been a Negro. Questions 
concerning an individual's great- 
grandparentage and hence the 
“nurity” of his master race blood 
carry too reminiscent an echo to 
the public memory. 

On the eve of the opening of a 
battle for civil rights legislation 
in Congress, Mississippi must 
realize the light in which it has 
cast itself. 

GLENN D. EVERETT. 

Washington. 


Soviet Rule In 


I am disappointed that The 
Washington Post should have 
given currency to such interpre- 
tations of the situation in coun- 
tries under Soviet domination 
as are contained in the recent 
series of articles by Theodore 
H. White. The tone and purport 
of the articles would make an 
unwary reader believe that real 
progress toward a decent exist- 
ence is being made in Czecho- 
slovakia, Poland and Hungary 
with growing support from the 
people. The statements and in- 
nuendoes that would tend to con- 
vey a pleasing picture to the 
ordinary reader all but bury the 
fewe and perfunctory sentences 
that convey any inkling of the 
basic realities. 


Thus, from the description of 
Hilary Mince as “the architect of 
Poland's recovery” and “the out- 
standing Communist industrial 
genius of Europe,” no one would 
suppose that this Moscow- 
trained Pole is, in fact, one of 
the principal Soviet agents in 
eastern Europe, one of the hand- 
ful of top Quislings who is prin- 
cipally responsible for chaining 
the Polish people to the Soviet 
chariot. 

In addition, the writer fails 
to make any mention of the fact 
that the greatly increased out- 
put of coal in Poland is due to 
Poland's having acquired the 
German Silesian mines and 
operating them with prisoners of 
war and virtual slave labor. 

Nor does the innoeent state- 
ment that “politics have swung 
Czechoslovakia out of her tradi- 
tional trade orbit” and the bland 
discussion which follows it con- 
tain a single word to indicate 
that the basic significance of 
this development is to force 
Czechoslovakia into lines of de- 
velopment detrimental to its na- 
tional economic welfare in order 
to serve Soviet interests. No al- 
lusion is made to the ironic fact 
that we are witnessing a latter- 
day development of colonial ex- 
ploitation executed with hither- 
to undreamed of thoroughness 
by the “great protector of ex- 
ploited peoples.” : 


Government Holiday 


Through a legal technicality 
no time off from work will be 
granted Government employes 
this season for Christmas and 
New Year's Day (because they 
fall on Saturday). A half day off 
the day before Christmas has 
been granted but no time off the 
day before New Year's. The net 
result of this whole situation in 
effect is to deprive Government 
employes of 142 days holiday. 

Would it not be a gesture in 
accord with the time-honored 
spirit of the Christmas season 
for the President, at least, to 
permit Government employes to 
take off the Monday following 
Christmas? i. ae 

Washington. 


Press Club Prejudice 


A December 20 column in the 
New York Star reports that 
William H. Hastie, Governor of 
the Virgin Islands, was refused 
luncheon service as a guest of 
1. F. Stone at the National Press 
Club here in Washington. When 
Mr. Stone attempted to call a 
special meeting to lodge a for- 
mal protest, he could only mus- 
ter 10 out of the 25 required 
supporters. 

Are these gentlemen in the 
National Press Club the same 
who write so gallantly and coura- 
geously of democracy in their 
daily newspaper columns? 

Surely we can expect the Na- 
tional Press Club with its elite 
corps of reporters to represent 
the real democratic principles of 
this country and not to succumb 
to petty local prejudice. 

IRVING SILVER. 

Mount Rainier, Md. 


Eastern Europe 


Yet, if there is any aspect of 
the postwar position of these 
countries that deserves mention, 
it is the fact that from now on 
when we think of colonial ex- 
ploitation we must think, not of 
distant lands and different races 
separated from a conqueror by 
hundreds or thousands of miles 
of blue water but of the Blue 
Danube and the unhappy peoples 
from its mouth to the Baltic Sea 
who have become the colonial 
peoples of this new empire—all 
of them next door neighbors and 
racial cousins of their Soviet 
masters. : 

Perhaps one of the most 
dangerous innuendoes concern- 
ing the new regimes is the state- 


ment that “the peoples they gov- « 


ern have accepted them not in 
battle but by default.” The im- 
plication that the people of Po- 
land, Czechoslovakia or Hungary 
have in any sense “accepted” 
their Communist overlords is 
completely and demonstrably 
false. 

Only by rigged elections in 
Hungary and Poland, supported 
by the presence of Soviet troops 
in both countries, were the Com- 
munists able to win: and in 
Czechoslovakia the prospect of 
certain defeat at a fair election 
brought about a Communist 
coup a few days after the sud- 
den arrival of Soviet Deputy 
Foreign Minister Zorin from 
Moscow. 

The fact is that these regimes 
are supported by Soviet bayonets 
just as truly as if they had 
actually been put in power by 
the direct exercise of Soviet 
military force, and if the threat 
of that force were not ever pres- 
ent, they would not, even today, 
, survive for a week. 

This letter would be as long as 
the articles themselves if it were 
to deal adequately with the dis- 
tortions that they contain, but I 
cannot forbear, even in this ip- 
complete fashion, calling your 
attention to the basically false 
impression they convey. 

CHRISTIAN A. HERTER, 

Representative From Massa- 

chusetts. 


Washington 


Calling 


By Marquis Childs 


U.N. As A Refugee 
THE CARTOONISTS these 
days customarily show the United 


Nations as a poor, frightened 
creature seeking refuge from the 
storms of violence and hatred 
sweeping across a divided world. 
She huddles in a doorway out of 


the cold, this poor helpless neg- 
lected thing. 


The reality behind the symbol 
is more obvious every day. The 
flagrant violation of the United 
Nations truce agreement in In- 
donesia by the Netherlands gove 
ernment is just one more slap in 
the face for the U. N. 

It is, of course, a particularly 
violent s'ap. So much is at stake 
as Asia’s millions move from 
colonialism toward independ- 
ence. This is one of those great 
marches of history that no force 
can deny. 


In the hope that the transition 
might occur peaceably the U. N. . 
had served as intermediary in 
difficult negotiations extending 
over many months. Now the U. 


N. Good Offices Committee 
(ironic name) can only shake an 


admonitory finger at. the of- 
fender. 


The next session of the U. N, 
General Assembly will be held 
in this country. The date tenta- 
tively set is April 1. That points 
up a controversy which has been 
going on in New York for a 
long time. 

One of the few constructive 
measures passed by the special 
Sessions of Congress last sum- 
mer provided a loan of 65 mil- 
lion dollars to the U. N. to build 
its headquarters on New York’s 
East Side. The new buildings 
are to rise on the site donated 
by John D.. Rockefeller, jr., 
whose gift to the U. N. was 
valued at $8,500,000. 

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BUT IT happens that this site 
is in a blighted area. The mag- 
nificent new buildings will be 
approached through tenements 
and decaying commercial prop- 
erty. It is here that the con- 
troversy comes in. : 

The New York real estate 
firm, Webb & Knapp, that put 
together the site for Rockefeller 
has developed a comprehensive 
plan for improving the area 
around the site. New apartment 
buildings, shops, museums. a 
music center would come into 
being to enhance what would be, 
in effect, the capital of the 
world. 

Opposed to this plan is that 
doughty character, Robert Moses, 
planner and park designer, who 
has done so much to change the 
environs of the greatest city in 
the world. Moses, city construc- 
tion coordinator, stubbornly in- 
sists that all that can be done 
or will be done is to widen cere 
tain of the streets approaching 
the site. 

In a bitter dispute before New 
York’s Board of Estimate, Mayor 
William O’Dwyer accused Webb 
& Knapp of a financial 
interest through sale of real 
estate in a area. The firm had 
proposed certain property 
be condemned by the city and 
sold under condemnation. Not 
long after this charge was made, 
Webb & Knapp, one of the larg- 
est operators in New York, sold 
all the parcels they owned ad- 
joining the U. N. site. 

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THIS STEP was taken in 
order to avoid any appearance 
of having a selfish interest. But 
it did not break the deadlock. 
Moses, according to last report, 
is still holding out for his lim- 
ited objective. 

This may seem to be a teapot 
tempest when measured along- 
side the other troubles brewing 
in various parts of the earth. Yet 
is has more sirnificance than we 
may realize. The psychologists 
tell us that what we do counts 
for more than what we say. 

From the first the U. N. has 
fared badly in this country. U. N. 
officials will not soon forget 
their scramble to find aplace to 
build a world capital. The poor 
refugee went from city to city, 
including several here in the 
East that had ~eemed. to be 
friendly, 

When, however, it came down 
to acquiring land and inconven- 
iencing someone, the story was 
different. One of the embarrass- 
ing experiences occurred in Bos- 
ton. There the members of the 
U. N. committee seeking a site, 
looked with favor on the rolling 
country around Beverly, a sub- 
urb. 
But promptly screams of an- 
guish came from the wealthy sub- 
urbanites and especially from 
the members of the Myopia’ 
Hunt Club. What, they said, 
bring in all these foreigners and 
ruin our peace and quiet? The 
committee got a similar recep- 
tion in suburban Westchester 
County, N. Y. 

There were communities in 
this country genuinely anxious 
to have the U. N. They lost out 
to New York City. New York 
cannot shirk the job of provid- 
ing a suitable location. That is 
the least that can be done for 
the poor refugee. 


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Extra Postmen 


Why is it every year at Christ- 
mas the city postoffice hires 
extra men and boys who don’t 
know and don’t care whether 
the cards, letters and packages 
are sent right or wrong as long 
as they get paid? 

The regular men know the 
work and want the extra time; 
but all they get is two days ex- 
tra. It takes three or four new 
men to do the same work a4 
regular man can do. Where are 
the departments saving money 
this way? C.A 

Washington. 


Naval Aviation 


NAVAL aviation should have 
a direct prrticipation in the 
plans, development, and con- 
duct of strategic bombardment. 
This must remain so until tech- 
nology can produce a practical 
bomber capable of round-trip 
loaded flight between the West- 
ern Hemisphere and every pos- 
sible target in the Eastern Hemi- 
sphere. However, when such 
aircraft are in operation, then 
strategic bombardment may be 
entirely the responsibility of 
the Air Force. Two lines of 
reasoning support this conclu- 
sion: military principle and mili- 
tary ex ‘ 

First, consider the principal 
wartime missions of the Navy: 

1. Protection of the sea lanes 
from enemy attack in order that 
supplies and troops may move 
safely from. point to point. 
Thus the Navy convoys cargo 
and troop-carriers and seeks to 
destroy enemy fighting ships so 
they may not attack such cargo- 
troop vessels. The sinking of 
enemy cargo-troop vessels is 
simply a reciprocal of the other. 

2. Blockade. 

3. Shelling ‘or bombarding) 
shore installations. 

We are concerned with the 
third mission, the bombardment 
of shore installations. And here 
shore installations may include 
whole cities or even areas. Bom- 
bardment may be either from 
the giant battleship guns or 
from aircraft operating from 
maval aircraft carriers, both 
methods having been developed 
originally by the Navy to sink 
enemy fighting ships. This is 
natural. 


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JUST AS technology has in- 
creased the size of the bomber 
from a relatively small plane to 
the great B-29, so may technol- 
ogy gradually increase the size 
of the naval aircraft carrier and 
the planes operating from that 
carrier. Therefore, carriers and 
carrier planes may have been 
expected to increase in size and 
power—and actually they have 
done so. 7 

Now, consider the Navy's bom- 
bardment of a beachhead. The 
Navy may bombard the land in 
order to aid Army occupation. 
But suppose the Army wants to 
occupy an inland city instead of 
a beachhead. Why should not 
the Navy also extend similar as- 
sistance, if able, in this objec- 
tive, too? It should. 

Occupation by troops histori- 
cally has been the wartime goal 
of armies. The advent of the 
bomber brought to practical 
light another way to subdue an 
enemy nation — destruction of 
his cities, factories, and lines of 
communication. Thus the U. 5. 
Army during the last 30 years 
slowly developed the Army Air 
Corps to‘ assist in its general 
forms of traditional attack. So 
did the Navy develop its car- 
Tier aviation to assist in its own 
general forms of _ traditional 
attack. 


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THE NAVY'S beachhead as- 
sault may now be carried hun- 
dreds of miles inland (or over- 
seas) to attack a general mili- 
tary objective hitherto immune 
to both ground and sea attack. 
And what military law or form of 


A Communication 


carrier assault ability in this 


new light of strategic bombard- 
ment. 


ie The Record 


No one can deny, however, | 
that the land-based bomber is a | 


more efficiently operated ma- 
chine than the carrier bomber. 
And economic and military con- 
siderations surely lead to a 
single administration of all land- 
based military aviation. | 
Thus the major responsibility 
of strategic bombardment should 
rest in that military establish- 
ment governing land-based mili- 
tary air power—the Air Force, 


But do not deny the Navy a suib- | 


stantial share in this resporisi- 
bility simply because its carrier 
assault ability is not always. as 
great as the land-based bomber. 
Excellent stage direction of in- 
terservice jealousy must not 
blind us to military realism. | 
, ow 

SECONDLY, military expe- 
diency also supports a. substan- 
tial Navy role in strategic 
bombardment. While the com- 


mon land-based bomber is more | 
effective than the largest car- | 


rier-based bomber, that carrier- 
based bomber is better than no 


bomber at all. Witness the Japa- 


nese attack on Pearl Harbor 
and General Doolittle’s carrier- 
based raid on Tokyo. ! 
Could the United States and 
Allies be ejected from all land 
bases close enough te worth- 
while targets for land-based air 


: 
| 


| “Can't you ever spend one Christmas Eve at home with 
your own children?” 


Matter Of Fact 


By Stewart Alsop 


THE WASHINGTON 
Friday, December 24, 1948 


POST 


Truman Gives Election Credit: 


Upheaval At Foggy Bottom? 


Joseph Alsop has left for 
Eutope and his reports from 


| Berlin, Paris, Rome, Belgrade 
_| @nd London will shortly begin 


appearing in this space. 
THERE IS now at least a 


chance that something will ac- 


tually be done to bring order 


. | Out of the chaos in which the 


State Department operates, al- 
though every previous such at- 
tempt has failed abysmally since 
the days of John Adams. A 
Hoover Commission subcommit- 
tee, in a yet unpublished report, 


has recommended a long over- 


due and far-reaching reorganiza- 
tion of the department. And 


mu! perhaps this time some sort of 
) | action will result. 


The basic problem which the 
report boldly attacks is that of 
responsibility and authority. As 


Re ein es. | things now stand, there are just 
_ four men in the State Depart- 


Lane Secking 
To Block Rise 


In Income Tax 


Annapolis, Md., Dec. 23 #”).— 


D.C. Approves 
Regulations | 
For Inaugural | 


The Commissioners yesterday. 


assault? This writer believes it New jaws will be asked next month, placed their stamp of approval— 


could be done. Look at the map. |t~ make the Maryland tax collector 
Cannot Russia push us off the lease up in his demands for a cut of 


European confinent, including 
England, as well as North Africa 
and the Middle East? I do not 
say this will occur, but I do say 
it could certainly occur. It was 
done before when the Japanese 


your annual pay check. 


with one exception—on a long list 
of regulations to be observed dur- 


Governor Lane is among those ing inauguration week. 


who will ask for changes in the, 


The curbs, including a ban on 


State income tax when the Gen- confetti throwing, had been pre- 


eral Assembly convenes. 


The tax on earned income in 1947 


pared by Police Chief Robert J. 


pushed us out of the western was 2 per cent. Under an act of Sarrett. 


Pacific. ; 

If, in a war with Russia. we do 
not lose our good forward land 
air bases, then right now respon- 
sibility for strategic bombard- 
ment conceivably could be given 
to the Air Force. But only a 
fool would make such a forecast. 

Or, if technological advances 


today permit the construction ‘of 


practical bombers capable of 
operating from the Western 
Hemisphere to any target in the 
Eastern Hemisphere, then, too, 
could all responsibility conceiv- 


ably be given to the Air Force. | 


But the determination is simple: 
it is yes or no. Any doubt what- 
soever immediately and auto- 
maticaly makes the answer no. 
cows 

MILITARY principle and 
military expediency, or insur- 
ance, dictate that presently the 
Navy must participate substah- 
tially in the development of 
strategic bombardment. The 
Navy's latest move in this direc- 
tion is the 85,000-ton “super” 
aircraft carrier. | i 

Expansion of the Navy's super- 
carrier program of strategic 
bombardment would cost plenty. 
But it would be infinitesimal 
compared to our other expendi- 
tures which are just shots in 
the dark in the effort to stop 
Russia. Modern atomic warfate 
is not a penny-ante game. It is 
life or death. 

National security and demo- 
cratic freedom throughout the 
world, our very life and will, 


‘the Legislature, the levy is sched-, 


The proposal eliminated by the 


uled to be 242 per cent when the Commissioners would have made 
(1948 taxes fal] due next April-15.\i¢ compulsory for persons renting 


Tax return forms based on the’ 
higher figure have been sent to the 


rooms to transients during the | 


printer for distribution within a inaugural festivities to register 


few weeks. 
Chief Deputy 


with the 1949 inaugural commit- 


Comptroller Jo- tee. 
seph O'C. McCusker says the en-): 
velopes will include: (1) A note to ,,, 


Simultaneously, it was announced 
at Thomas P. Morgan, chairman, 


taxpayers that the Legislature may. ¢ the transportation committee for’ 


well make the levy 2 per cent) 
again, and (2) alternate schedules 
for computing your tax bill on the 


basis of 2 per cent. 


‘the inaugural, will make available 
1500 special red, white and blue 
car tags to be distributed by 
\George E. Keneipp, Director of 


Because of the State's 20-million- yenicles and Traffic. 


dollar general fund surplus in the’ The District Building will be 


past fiscal year, Lane has called ¢josed on Inauguration Day, Jahu- 
for new legislation leaving the tax ary 20, it was revealed. 


as is, to give “direct relief to the 


individual taxpayer.” 


Earlier, Melvin D. Hildreth, gen- 
eral chairman of the 1949 Inaugu- 


The Maryland League of Women ¢al Committee, announced that 15 
Voters will oppose any income ta¥ States and territories have indi- 


reduction. 


Delegates at 


the eated that they will be represented, 


league's November legislative con-}, goats in the inaugural parade. 
ference voted to condemn Lane's’ pardie Meakin. cochairman of 


proposal as “inflatiofiary.” 


Even though the State seems to;,,,; 
have plenty of money, they said,’ 
the counties are still hard up. 
Counties and incorporated towns 
get about 31 per cent of the State's 
estimated 20 million dollars a year 


of income tax revenues. 
Trustees Due 
To Discuss Va. 


School Needs 


the float subcommittee, reported 
telegrams have been sent to 
embassies in Washington asking if 
foreign countries desire to parti- 
cipate. | 

Among those entering floats, it 
as reported, are the American 
Federation of Labor, Truman-Bark- 
ley Clubs, Marine Corps Reserve 
\Officers Association, City of Chi- 
ago and the United States Treas- 
ury. 

The Democratic Central Com- 
mittee of the District and the 
Truman-Barkley Club, in a joint 
statement, announced that tenta-| 


| ment with the authority to act 


on American foreign policy in 
any of its aspects and in any part 
of the world. These are the Sec- 
retary, the Undersecretary, the 
counselor and the chief planning 
officer. 

At present, all four of these 
officers, George C. Marshall, 


| Robert A. Lovett, Charles E. 


Bohlen and George Kennan, are 
men of great ability and energy. 
But they are badly overbur- 
dened. And this concentration 
of authority in so few hands has 
led to a sort of paralysis in the 
lower ranks. 


ONE consequence is that, in 
order to spread responsibility 
where no individual can take 
final decigions, a grotesque com- 
mittee system, fantastically time- 
consuming, has developed. (One 
wag has suggested that the 
theme song of Foggy Bottom, as 
the State Department is not very 
affectionately known, should be 
“Set Up Another Committee,” 
sung to the tune of “Give Us 
Another Old-Fashioned.) This 
committee system has inevitably 
led to a tendency to shove all 
but the most absolutely inescap- 
able decisions under the rug, in 
the same way that a lazy man 
puts off answering a letter until 
it is no longer necessary to 
answer it. 

The Hoover subcommittee. 
headed by Harvey Bundy and 
James Grafton Rogers, has at- 
tacked this mossy situation from 
two different directions. In the 
first place, they suggest 
the load at the top be spread. 
They recommend the appoint- 
ment of two additional dep- 
uty undersecretaries, one with 
responsibility for “high-level 
operational policy”’— in other 
words to take the important 
day-to-day policy decisions-- 
and one to take over all respons- 
ibility for the dull but neces- 
sary routine of administering 
the department. 

MOREOVER, the report rec- 
ommends a new Assistant Secre- 
tary to deal with Congress ‘a 
vitally important job now as- 
signed to Counselor Bohlen as 
one of his innumerable duties) 
and an Assistant Secretary to 
deal with the general public. 
But the most striking recommen- 
dation calls for four new “re- 
gional” Assistant Secretaries and 


that. 


If these recommendations are 
put into effect, it will be one of 
those events which are much 
more important than they seem 
to be, The way in which the State 
Department is organized was all 
very well for a time when the 
United States could shuffle along 
comfortably enough with little 
or no foreign policy. But now, 
unfortunately, the United States 
must have a foreign policy, in- 
telligently conceived and de- 
cisively carried out, if we are 
to survive. Some such sweep- 
ing reorganization as that recom- 
mended by Bundy and Rogers is 


essential if the State Department | 


is to do its job. 


YET THERE is a further prob- 
lem, aside from internal re- 
organization of the department, 
which obviously has worried the 
authors of the report, but which 
they have not successfully at- 
tacked. The State Department 
is the agency of the Government 
charged with making foreign 
policy. Yet there are vast areas 
of policy in which the depart- 
ment has either lost or abdicated 
its authority. 

One has only to remember the 
independence with which Gen. 
Lucius Clay and Gen. Douglas 
MacArthur operate in Germany 
and Japan, or the way ECA Ad- 
ministrator Paul Hoffman ap- 
peared recently to revise Amer- 
ican policy in China, or the 
serious charges hurled on his 
own hook by ECA Deputy How- 
ard Bruce at Great Britain, thus 
infuriating our only dependable 
ally, to recognize this fact. 

As a consequence. American 
foreign policy has shown a ten- 
dency to go galloping off in sev- 
eral directions at once, which is 
certainly a dangerous tendency 
in these times. One of the rea- 
sons has been the weakness of 
the State Department, and the 
internal strengthening recom- 
mended by Bundy and Rogers 
may help in time to correct the 
situation. The creation of the 
National Security Council—and 
the Bundy-Rogers report rec- 
ommends more such bodies—has 
been a step in the right direc- 
tion. But if American foreign 
policy is to have the kind of 
unity and firm over-all direction 
which the times require, much 
more remains to be done. 


To ‘Great Mass’ of Americans 


By Edward T. Folliard 
Post Reporter | 
Political analysts who say that la-;paign I said that what was needed 
ber and the farmers elected Presi-|was not a new President but a slew 
iene Truman on November 2 wer€icongress. Now the voters have 


directly challenged in an authori-' 
tative quarter yesterday. elected a Democratic Congress, 


Mr. Truman himself gave credit'@22d the President and the Conress 
to “the most powerful pressure can move forward together. ~ 
group in the world’—the “great “] have said before that the 
mass” of American citizens. ‘ 
| The Chief Executive's own anal- Seen Yee Srees wave 
ysis was contained in a special mes- of our citizens who have no spe 
sage to the Democratic Digest, offi- ©ial interests, whose interests are 
cial organ of the Democratic Na- only the interests of the Nation as 


{tional Committee. a whole—form the most powerful 
‘Notes Aid of Groups pressure group in the world when 
Apparently with labor and the a decide to make themselves 
farmers in mind, Mr. Truman said . 
he was “mindful of the importance Ne Doubts, He Says é 
of the various elements” that sup- “The American people spoke 
ported him and his party. | through the ballot box on Noyem- 
“But in a large sense,” he added, ber 2. They spoke so decisively 
“it was the American people who that no one in this country or any- 
\won the election—the great mass where in the world doubts the 
of our citizens whose interests are meaning. Because of the record 
‘those of the Nation as a whole. (of the Republican Eightieth Con- 
“For people know by now that gress, it was clear to all that the 
our country prospers more, lives real issue in the 1948 elections was 
better, advances faster, is stronger|the specia! interests and the Re- 
nationally and _ internationally. publican Party versus the people's 
when we spread the benefits of interests and the Democratic Party. 
democracy to all our people, That) “The people were aware of this. 
‘is the principle upon which the I merely reminded them of the 
Democratic Party was founded, has|issueS at stake as I spoke to mil- 
grown, and will continue to grow.” lions of them in hundreds of 
Mr. Truman’s statement appar- Places.” 
ently was a studied one. Demo-| Mr. Truman concluded his mes- 
cratic officials, familiar with his 5#8¢ by repeating what he said 
views, said they expected him to ™4ny times during the campaign— 
chart his course for the next four that he would rather see lasting 
years, not in the interests of “vari- peace in the world than be Presi- 
| - : dent of the United States. 
ous elements,” but in the interests “Peace,” he said, “is a goal 
of “the Nation as a whole.” ; : 
In his by _ which can be reached with pa- — 
n his message to the Democratic tience, tolerance, understanding— 
Digest, the President showed that ang work. As the brotherhood of: 
he was looking ahead, politically man is the essence of the Jeffer- 
speaking. sonian democracy, it is the és- 
Looking to 1950 sence also da religion, oe yo 
wT ” . what the Let us ° i-« 
“is etry A me ee Ta vidually and collectively, take up | 
the task of working toward peace 
congressional elections of 1950, for on earth, good will toward meu.” ° 
the Congress must stay under Dem- . ; 
ocratic control if our ideals are 
At the outset of his message, Named Ambassador 


Mr. Tyumen sate: William C. Foster, deputy 


| “The people of this great coun- 
try have again entrusted their des- vi Europe tor M 


tiny to the Democratic Party. We aid, was given the rank of ambas- 


will not fail them. Never before Truman 

has our party had a greater oppor- nee hy she eeu oo 

tunity to lead the country to new his gives Foster, former Under- 

heights in democracy than it has secretary of Commerce, the same 

jnow. rank as his European chief, W. 
“Many times during the cam- Averell Harriman, 


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| Richmond, Va., Dec. 23 Wi—\natl have been “abandoned be- 
slightly by dramatic congres- |Virginia’s school construction)... of the difficulty of complet- 
sional appearances, radio pro- jneeds probably will be discussed) ing arrangements in the short' 
grams, and romantic stories on (by directors of the Virginia Asso-| nount of time between now and 
either side. ‘ciation of School Trustees at a) January 20.” | 
WILLIAM D. PARDRIDGE, (meeting here next Month. | The Inaugural Housing Bureau 
Editor and Publisher Air Affairs James W. Smith, president, said .+ jain st. and Pennsylvania ave 
Washington, the matter “undoubtedly will be 


nw. will be closed m “ 
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School Site to Be Purchased of January. _. ing committee, announced. 
he | This comment came from Smith 

Fourteen months of negotiations tract. School ee, gp aga tek after he was advised by telephone | [ee Box Raids Upheld 
ended last night as the Arlington said the price was “véry favor- that the Fairfax County schoo Pontiac. Mich. Dec. 23 (®— 
School Board completed plans to able.” board wanted a meeting called ofii.. x Smith of Royal Oak, Mich.. 
buy a 10-acre site for its long- The Fairfac firm's land, long ago - he he ge tee? ‘9 con-| omplained that his wife would not, 
Pairiingt = school in North set aside as a school site, will be otal Ca ee FO"liet him raid the icebox. He needed’ 

Guo three-ecre section of the site deeded without cost to the Arling- The Fairfax board at a meeting et on — — 
will be purchased from the Fair- ‘on School Board, it was said. ‘Tuesday night proposed thal dee Gearse R Hartrick granted 
mac Corp., owner and operator of Negotiations for a site began in school boards of the State meet to is pa : pan 4 | what they d ately need 
the Fairlington apartment develop- October, 1947, when the Arlington take steps to answer the criticism ” _ — + “ ‘think — 
ment. It will hold the proposed School Board agreed to build a of estimated building needs and*™* ty. ae 
school playground. school in North Fairlington, after the proposal of a sales tax to\— 

The other, nearly seven acres, is a poll of area residents showed a meet these needs. 
to be bought from Paramount new building was favored over an The Fairfax board cited the 
Properties, Inc., the firm which addition to the present school in 396 million-dollar long range needs 
built Arlington's Buckingham South Fairlington. and 185 million-dollar immediate 
apartment project. The 10-room At that time only the Fairmac-|needs announced by the State De- 
school building will be constructed owned lot was being considered partment of Education for school 
on this land. for the school site. The land had|construction in Virginia. The board]’ 

The Fairmac property faces S. been set aside for school surbohesicaid school superintendents in the 
Abingdon st. between 29th and|when Fairlington was operated by|State had been accused of exag- 


30th sts. The Paramount land the Defense Homes Corporation. gerating the construction needs. 
joins it at the rear. 


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board for the Paramount com- 
pany’s land was not revealed, 
pending signing of the sale con- 


logic can say, “You may develop must not be jeopardized even | 
so far but no further?” There is 
none. The Army Air Corps did 
not cease its development at a 
critical point—it went further 
because military principle and 
plain logic so dictated. The 
Navy, too, should consider its 


one Assistant for 
“multilateral affairs.” Within 
broad limits laid down by the 
Secretary, it would be up to the 
four regional Assistant Secre- 
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sions in their own areas—Europe, 
the Near East and Africa, the 
Far East and the Western Hem- 
isphere. Meanwhile, the Assist- 
ant Secretary for multilateral 
affairs would act as a sort of 
mediator among them, to keep 
| the lines. uncrossed. 

| Thus in each geographic area 
there would be one ‘man with 
real authority. Accordingly, the 
buck-passing committee system, 
largely designed to avoid or de- 
lay the making of decisions, 
should wither away. Moreover, 
the top officers should be given 


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Dr. Scheele Maps Plans for War on Influenza ee — es 


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Health Service surgeon | attacking them singly or with mul-' 644 to assign to the affected | 
ti-purpose doses, and catch flu out- Se BAe. 
communities a team of investiga- 


breaks in early stages to preven | . 
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techniques. New strains 


: THE WASHINGTON 
40 Friday, December 24, 


D. C. Physicist 
Among 5 Hurt 
By Atom Rays 


Dean B. Cowie, physicist, of 4801 
‘Connecticut ave. nw., was iden- YOU the folk dancing type? Par-|They’re en route to Bangkok, late hours devotees the only place 


‘tified yesterday by the Carnegie ty name of David Rosenberg where they will make their home. in town where they can see a full 
Institution of Washington as one called in to say that every Tues- The Water Gate Normandy Farm. floor show in the wee morning 
day night is sort of skip-to-my- the other Marjory Hendricks- 
of the five American scientists|ioy night at owned project, are offering hot- !lington’s can comfortably ac- 
known to have suffered eye cata-/Michel’s 14th mulled cider this year as part of COmmodate more than 500 on the 


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In the past, said Dr. Scheele, 
many cases of influenze have not 
been reported to health depart- 


ments until outbreaks reached 
serious proportions. Even then, 
he noted, laboratory identity was 
seldom obtained, and reported out- 
breaks in many instances were not 
authoritatively traced to influenza 
virus. 

The program is geared to work 


‘like this: 


Local physicians and health of- 
ficers will be asked to make 
prompt reports on suspected Cases 
of influenza in their community. 
The Influenza Information Center 
at the Nationaf Institute of Health, 


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of virus “san 


Commission, Army Epidemiologi-| 4% 
cal Board at Long Island College of on es. 
Medicine, Brooklyn; N. Y. These) Sc.333 


will be considered for possible in- 
clusion:in commercial vaccines. 
Laboratories Get Invitations 


Fifty-six diagnostic laboratories, 


especially qualified and strategi- 


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‘ormally invited to participate ,Dr. 
Scheele said. 
In the 
area, these include: Research and 
Graduate School of the Army 
Medical Department, here; 24 
Army Area Medical Laboratory, 
Fort George G. Meade, Md.; Lab- 
vratory. of Infectious Diseases, 
‘IH, Bethesda; Maryland Depart- 
rent of Health, Baltimore; Labora- 
wies of the D. C. Health Depart- 
‘ent: Dr. T. G. Ward (Naval Re- 
arch Contract) and Dr, T. B. 
urner (‘PHS Research Grant), 
oth at Johns Hopkins University, 

Saltimore. 


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CHRISTMAS 


SQ’ “OUR EMPLOYEES 
MAY SPEND THE 


HOLIDAY WITH 
‘THEIR FAMILIES 


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ane 


Washington-Baltimore 


PERCY C. SMITH 
SUIT—From Page I 


Business Man 


Di 
to “Dear Mother and: Dad and 
Folks” and read: 

“This has been debated for some 


time because I knew I could only 
work so long. I am so tired and 


worry—I have a, long battle to 


keep from doing this but I have 
tried to help friends and got 
myself in this financial mess. I 
have prayed hard about it. 
thing is okay. Pray for me. 
to all. 
thinking of call (sic) a good friend 
this morning and tell him I have 
no money. Pray for me. Percy.” 

“Boys please do this in a gentle 
manner, for Mother's sake. Thank 
you.” 

The notes were found in Smith’s 
apartment at 1451 Park rd. nw., 
according to the suit, which asked 
that Eugene Roberts, an official 
of the Smith Transfer & Storage 
Co. and a personal friend of Percy 
‘Smith, be named receiver of the 
following property: 

Furnishings in the Park rd. 
apartment, on which rent is. paid| 
through December; The Carland 
Beauty Salon, 308 Cedar st. nw., 
the space for which is rented (the 
beauty shop has three employes); 
the Columbia Auditing Co., and the 
Structural Steel & Painting Co., 
3313 14th st. nw. 

District Court Judge James W. 
Morris immediately appointed 
Roberts as temporary receiver. 

Smith had the painting contract 
for the Whitehurst Freeway but 
it went to another firm as soon as 
he disappeared, 


Love 


—_—- ee een we ee ee rer 


Every-| 


I can't sleep tonight for 


Adas Israel 
Congregation 
600 Eye St. N.W. 
i Services Friday at 8:15 p. m. 


Sermon by 


RABBI METZ 
“HANUKAH—NEVER 
ENDING MIRACLE” 


Music by 
Cantor Jacob Barkin and Choir 
y ~% 
will participate in the Sab- 
vices at 9:45 A. M. 


Beginning Saturday, December 
the cho 


now 


bath Ser 


'\McKinley High School Glee Clu 


racts due to atom-smasher radia- 


| tions. 


The institution said Cowie has 


‘been working with cyclotrons 
since 1935, first at the University 
of California at Berkeley, next at! 
the Bartol Foundation, Swarth- 
more, Pa., and for the last five 


-® iyears at Carnegie. 


Officials at the institution said 
‘it was impossible to determine the 
original source of his injurious ex- 
‘posure. 

Names of the other stricken) 
‘cientists have not been revealed. 
Three work at the University of 
Illinois and one at Massachusetts 
Institute of Technology. 
| An official of the Atomic Energy 
‘Commission revealed here Wednes- 
day that eye operations and spe-. 
leial glasses may save the sight of | 
‘scientists affected by atomic radi-' 
ation. 


D. C. Man Held 


ForGrand Jury 
In Rape Case 


st. eatin’ and 

drinkin’ joint. | 
Michel and his § 
boys provide “a 
the music while 

‘Rosenberg and 

Mrs. R. drift 

around instruct- 

ing anybody 

who isn’t in the 

groove and 


wants in. Christopher 


Milbourne Christopher, the ma- 
gician, opened at the Casino Roy- 
ale the other night and brought! 
with him a tale. Seems Christo- 
pher was performing an egg trick 
for a video show in New York. 
‘The camera, moving in for a close- 
up, followed the magician’s mis- 
direction and wound up with the 
wrong, or eggless, hand. Camera- 
man said it was the first time in 
his years of television experience, 
that a magician had tricked his’ 
camera’s eye. The fact is, Chris- 
topher is pretty good. He presti- 
digitated right on our desk the 
other day, and right skillfully, too. 


Sammy Kaye, the vice president 
in charge of swing and sway, will 


the Christmas wassail. 


SAYS HERE that Barbara 
Branch, a waitress at the Sheraton 


first floor. A balcony can take 
‘care of 300 more. 


Lounge, was spotted by a talent 


scout while she was vacationing in 


Hollywood not long ago and was’ 


pursuaded to take a screen test. 


Barbara is 23 years old, blond, and #@ 


stands 5-3 in her 5l-gage socks. 
She’s been heard mumbling the 
name of Betty Jane Greer, who 
got her foot in filmland’s door after 
somewhat the same fashion. 


CHRISTMAS SURPRISE: Hot 
mince pie can be had for a dime 
at the Old Ebbitt Grill on F street. 
Other filling stations, please copy. 


MORE INAUGURAL Ball notes: 
Bob Hope, George Jessel and, of 
all people, James C. Petrillo, the 
well-known horn blower, will be 
in for the big event. 


Duke Ellington’s return to the 
night club scene next Tuesday 
night with a change in entertain- 
ment policy. 
bands, Ellington's will feature 
floor shows and the management 
has secured the engagement of 
John Kirby and his orchestra for 


Paul Theodore Kratzmaier, 39, be at the National Guard Armory both show music and dancing. 


1420 21st st. nw., accused of rap- 
ing a 3l-year-old Government 
worker in an Austin automobile 
last December 12, yesterday was 
ordered held for action of the 
Montgomery County grand jury. 

The reported victim testified in 
the chambers of Trial Magistrate 
Alger Y. Barbee during a prelim- 


|inary hearing in Rockville police| 


court that Kratzmaier assaulted 
her in the front seat of the midget 
iear parked in an isolated section 
of Chevy Chase, Md., after she ac- 
‘cepted a ride home with him from 
‘a dance. 

Kratzmaier, who said he was a 
construction engineer, testified to’ 
ihaving relations with the woman, 
with her consent. A Washington| 
physician, Dr, L. Huntley Cate, tes- 
tified the woman was a virgin be- 
fore the incident. 

Defense Counsel Barnard  T. 
Welsh contended the alleged victim 
“became frightened” after having 
first consented. He also described 
the front seat of an Austin as “an 
unlikely place” for such an assault 


Volunteer Groups 
To Brighten Yule 
In Hospitals 


Thousands of patients in Wash- 
ington hospitals will still have a 
‘merry Christmas through the ef-| - 
forts of hundreds of District vol- 


,}unteer organizations. 


More than 300 women wechaes 
of the Department of Agriculture 


| will give a television set to St.' 
|Elizabeths and a public address 


system to veteran 
Mount Alto. 

| Hospital corridors will ring with” 
carols provided by the USDA Glee’ 


patients at 


| Club, the Newcomb-Bethesda Sing-| 
) ers, 


the Washington-Lee Glee 
Club, the Lutheran Inner Mission. 


the Galbraith A. M. E. Zion 
Church Choir, Stuart Junior High) 
School Brownie Troop 196 Davis 
\School Glee Club, Christian En-' 


| PUBLIC CORDIALLY INVITED 


Doniel Finegan 


Al 


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Meyer Blonk 


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Mrs. Poul Shenks 


Andrew Dowson 


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A MESSAGE 
OF HOLIDAY CHEER 


F°eOM 


LARIMER’S 


With genuine appreciation of your patronage 


and friendship, the steff and management of 
LARIMER’S join in extending the greetings of the 


season. 


Best wishes for a Merry Christmas 


and a Happy, Joyous New Year. 


Hib} 


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William Blaylock 


Rolph Tucker, 


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Protection and Encouragement of 
Barbershop Quartette Singing in 
America, and many others. 


on New Year's Eve. 


ow 
ECENT visitor at Water Gate 
Inn was William Davis, the one- 
time Army lieutenant who organ- 
ized Trans-Asiatic Air Lines, and) 
his bride, a former airline hostess. 


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CHRIST 


SHOWS 


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10:00, 12:15 a.m, 
MPEATURING THE 
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© PHIL & MITZI 

“A Gey and Gal” 
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“Clowning . M 
* Syeer SHANER, M 


FPavertte Creener 


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== deavor Union, the Society for the * DANCING— 


Jack Corry's Orch. 
6:45 P.M. te 1:15 AM 
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Other entertainment will be pro- CHRISTMAS s DINNER 


vided by the Red Cross American 
Theater Wing, Volunteer Commu- 
nity Shows, Music Institute of 
America, National Institute of 
Broadcasting, Washington Service 
Guild and the Phyllis Wheatley Y 
Teenagers. 


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Christmas Eve and 


Christmas Night 


George Stein 
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Music in the Stein-way 
Dinners from 6 P. M. 
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TUBBY RIVES 


The Impish Em Cee 
CAPPY BARRA 


Harmonica Virtuoso 


FRANCES WHITE 


Beautiful Songstress 


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... 10, 12 and 2, and the place 
will be open until 3 a. m., affording 


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Roast 
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Served from Noon until $:00 p. m. 


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New England Pulm Puedding—Hard Sauce 
Het Brandied 


* 4 a 
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14th and K STREETS &.W. 


Fresh Shrimp Cocktail 
Half Grapefrult—Kadota Fig 
Fresh Crabmeat Cocktail 

* ° 
Olives 
Cream er Oyster Bisq 
Ceasemme Madrilicne 


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Yeung Tem Virginia urker. Dressing 


Mince Pie Pumpkin Pie 
Chariesten Petaa Pie 
Ege Nog tee Cream 


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@ at the Balkan Room, from 1:30 p.m. 


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cranberry jelly. 
salad, homemade 


ner this year if you relax and enjoy this 
grand food. Tasty appetizers, tender, flav- 
erful young Tom 
dressing and giblet gravy, set off by tangy 


Turkey, with special 


Delicious vegetables, 
rolls, beverage and (ya- 


ditional Christmas desserts to choose from. 


special occasion, order 


NEPTo 


To make the meal a really 


favorite mixed drink, 


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MUSIC ; 
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and Marien Biack at 5 
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Plus JOHN KIRBY and His Orchestra 


Sparkling Support of i 
MARTHA SHORT €f. 
Caje Society Songetress : 
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Erotic Bombshell 
3 86’s & A BOP 
“Jiving ¢ ind SCOTT Jaze” 
HARRIS coTT 
“Atomic Comedy” 

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Is TIME ABBOTT AND COSTELLO are in Mexico. The Capi- 
tol’s new arrival is “Mexican Hayride” and stems from the Bobby} 
Clark musical of several seasons ago. | 

It is late in the century to detail the Messrs. A. & C. at length. 
The plot of this one finds Lou involved with both the American police 
and Mexican disguises. He ts sought after quite energetically by 
Luba Malina, a lady'who is, I’m told by those who saw the stage origi- 
nal, pleasantly effusive. In her screen debut, she’s much like a lot of 
other folk, Fifi D’Orsay among them. Her screen hilarity is decidedly 
forced. ‘ 

“Mexican Hayride” obviously was made for the teen-age audience 
which yesterday morning chuckled loud and long over the familiar 
A. & C. disputes. Funniest of the turns concerns Lou (the fat one) 
in the guise of a traveling tamale seller. Lou drapes a black scarf — 
over his head for this mimicry of a chunky female native and seems At The Col bia 


to be having as good a time Pon his ent : 
Though the music is ascri to Cole Porter’s origina “prranged 
‘Belle Starr’s Daughter’ Has 
More Fun Than Lots of Girls 


and conducted by Walter Scharf,” I couldn't swear that there’s any 
Porter left, not having seen the stage version. if there is any Porter, 
By Orval Hopkins | BELLE STARR'S DAUGHTER” 
F YOU'RE wondering whatever! 


I'd be surprised. epee 0 - 
|. “MEXICAN HAYRI 
Fritz Feld takes: over some of ,..™ ational m Lis _-. a 
Bud Abbott’s straight-man stuff Screen play by re prednne 
for Lou, coming up with an amus- y Edward L. Alperson. Screen play by 
: urne 
became of W. R. Burnett, he is ‘"¢¢r 

out in Hollywood writing pictures ; 
like “Belle Starr's Daughter,”| 97, "Seileyt.....0.0" ss. Wallece Ford 
which is at the Columbia. I don't Beil 


on the musica 
ing scene about a vocal instructor 
Ruth Roman 
know a single soul who Wonders 


trying to teach the chunky guy 
how to mage a speech. Virginia 
Grey is on tap as an American 
and with Charles Kemper William 
Phipps. Edith Kine. Jack Lembert end 
whatever became of W. R. Burnett.| *7e¢ Liddy. 
and I'll agree there must be an- ~~ ws - 
other way to start thes¢ things. up on her in the night. 


lady bull fighter. 
Radio Finds on Stage 
The stage bill also is aimed at 
But Burnett, now that we've lit gomery, the marshal, finally runs 
on him, wrote a book some years down assassin and gets girl, 
ago called “Little Caesar.” They though it looks as though she may 


ENDS JANUARY Ie 


THE WASHINGTON POST 
Friday, December 1948 


étan 


CH "GABIN 
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Midnight Show New Year's Eve 
TICKETS ON SALE NOW 


eTRi t 


Seats Now fer 
All Performances 


RESERVED SEATS ONLY 
Ports, Gally 2:90 & ©30. Extra Mots Sat 


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Hamlet 


: 727 18th St NW. 
: ene 


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Se RKO KEITH'S 


iSTH AT 6 
OPEN 10:45 SUN 12:38 


ROBERT MITCHUM 
BARBARA BEL GEDDES 
ROBERT PRESTON 1. 


14th St. at H N.W. 
TODAY 


Theater Opening at Noon 


SPECTACULAR NAVY RESCUE 
OF 33 AIRMEN ADRIFT IN 
PACIFIC 
Latest This ls America 
“WHO'S DELINQUENT” 


Starting Tomerrow (Christmas) 
at 12 Neon 
Werld Premiere—Sam'l Geldwyn's 
“ENCHANTMENT” 
Pius—Newsreel Digest 
MIDNIGHT SHOW 
“E NC HANTMENT” AT 12:48 


SPECIAL MIDNIGHT SHOW | 


NEW YEAR'S EVE 
Seats Now! We Advance in Prices! 


INTRIGUE—Luba Malina wants to find out where Lou Costello 
has hidden his folding mint in the Capitol’s Abbott and Costello 
comedy, “Mexican Hayride” 


Diag pom 


Directed 
ton. Photographed by Charies Van Enger. 
Music asranace by Walter Scharf. At 


the Capi 

THE CAST 
Harry Lambert.......... . 
Joe Bascom 
pentane. 
Dagmar 


Directed by Lesley Se- 
At the Columbia. 
THE CAST 
Tom Jackson.... weorge Montoomery 


TECHORCOLOR 
NATIONAL Theatre 


sates Reserved bon. stvane Boe ts 
incl.) Extra Matinee Saturday and Bunday 
ty ee we $1.20, $1.98 and 
o as mel.) 

ances! Mai! orders now oS os ae 


SEATS NOW ON SALE Al 


..Bud Abbott 
Costetlo 


BROS HAPPY. Go. HUGGY MUSICAL 
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MORGAN. 
» peer | 
+ DE FORE « PAIGE .} 


Senor Martin 
Professor Gansmever. 
Ed Mason ' 
Tim Williams... 
Gus Adamson 

he oy Leader 


Pedro de Cordoba 
Fritz Feld 

Tom Powers 

Pat Costeilo 

Frank Fenton 

Caria Pin Martin 
Sidney Fielis 
Flores Brothers Trio 


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MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROM 


Matinee Daily at 2:30, S5c, $1.20, $1.50, tax 4 
Extra Matinee Sat. and Sunday. 5:30 


Evenings, 8:30, 85¢, $1.20; $1.80, $2.40, tax imele’™ 


Mont- 


the uncritical trade, this week's at- 
traction being a group of Horace 
Heidt’s discoveries, “New Stars on 
Parade.” Veteran Comic Don Rice 

takes the part of substitute host Leed : a Band” trick . . . Dancing made a movie of it in Hollywood Nave to do a few chores around the 
for the radio discovery whiz and Sts under way at 10, lasts till 2 and Edward G. Robinson played clink before he can grab her. Poor 
comes up with some gags and im-~- - - “Dress Optional,” the tickets the central figure, a gangster based Old Wallace Ford is in it, and so is 
pressions of his own. say, and you get them at F st.’s on the characters of Al Capone, Big Poor old J. Farrell MacDonald. It’s 

These new discoveries are long Super Music City or the Willard Louie Comaselli, Baby Face Nel- 4 fine film for the children. 

on their impressions’of their bet- Hotel Agency. son, Pretty Boy Floyd, Machine- | just want to wish the manage- 
ters. They're pretty good at this THE PLAYHOUSE will have its gun Jack McGurk, Gyp the Blood, Ment of the Columbia Theater a 


Sort of thing, but you'll have to 


admit that strictly radio training 
isn’t the thing to break young per- 
formers away from the micro- 
phone. If this is any criterion, the 
Stars of the future are going to be 
completely immobile. 

Among these folks you may have 
heard in their radio shots are Na- 
dine Jansen, a versatile California 
lass; George Pheasant, Jack Green, 
Harold Parr, Pat Therriault, Phyl- 
lis Lile, John Mungall and Jimmy 
Grosso. 

On the whole, the Capitol’s stage 


and screen Christmas pudding is, 


for the younger fry who can 
achieve a pleasantly undemanding 
Yuletide attitude. 


THE PURPLE CARPET is being 
thrown out for Sammy Kaye's date 
New Year's Eve at the National 
Guard Armory ... This name 
bands offering will boast Sammy's 
varied chunes and rhythms, as well 


Nick the Greek, Rocca Gibraltar. 
and Spud Murphy, the latter a 
minor league hood from the Mis- 
sion district dens of San Francisco. 


first change of bill in 11 weeks 
Wednesday, January 5, when 
“Hamlet” makes’ way for “Louisi- 
ana Story.” . This is the semi- 
documentary Robert Flaherty pro- 
duced for an oil company and! Then Burnett wrote » book called 
which, with an already widely- «tron Man.” It was about a middle- 
praised score by Virgil Thomson.| weight fighter, a rugged but child- 
has gleaned rave notices from all')i,. pugilist who was always 
who've seen it... Yes, it's the wel) into trouble with conniving 
same Flaherty who did “Nanook of women and crooked managers. He 
the North,” “Man of Aran” and finally But where have we) 
‘Slephant Boy.” ... “Hamlet” will got to here? 

continue at the Little, by the way “Belle Starr's Daughter” ele 


for an indefinite stay. played by Ruth Roman, a lovely,'/= 


CATHOLIC UNIVERSIfY’s !0n8-necked lass who seemed to= 
Jean Kerr will be reading sedelr's mean well and ought to be done = 
New York papers carefully , , * | better by. The villain of the piece = 
Her comedy, “Jenny Kissed Me.” is Rod Cameron, who either is. tall 
which had its first performance last enough to be a journeyman basket- 
season at the campus theater, ball payer or is surrounded by lhife- 
opened last night at the Hudson like citizens to make him appear so. 
with Leo G. Carroll in the priestly He plays a pretty good sinister and = 
role created by the university's 


with it. 


Robinson made a hell of a splash 


also deserves better jobs than this'= 


Merry Christmas and a good New 
Year, to show I don't hold any 
grudge for things like “Belle 
Starr’s Daughter.” It’s all the fault 
of W. R. Burnett. . He should of 
stood with gangsters. 

There's a pretty good travelogue 
over there about Norway. Like 
most travelogues, its pictures are 
excellent, its script atrocious. 

Merry Christmas. 


ee pr 
TOP WEW YEAR'S EVE EVENT 


=Celebrate New Year’s 


3 Eve With— 
= SAMMY KAYE 


FRI, EVE., DEC. 3ist 
=D. C. NAT'L GUARD ARMORY 


Down On The Farm 
DANCING 
MUSIC ... FAVORS 
BREAKFAST 


Limited Reservations 
Cell “Bob” McLoughlin 


RE. 2102 
O'Denwella 


FARM 


‘ONE SUNDAY: 
AFTE 


yet METROPOLITAN 


IT’S DONE SO 


yoga | 


muy ri MupeeR vou You! 


LAFF AT “THE CURE” sf 


BTODAY'S NEIGHBORHOOD woMTE 


WARNER BROS. THEATERS, (HOWARD ttt Aa) 
eran are mn ee. re ae a 


THEATERS HAVING com oh { TiNcoLN ” 
; d ; a ’ z. 
“ LINCOLN Lionel apiowy 

Alexis Smith in “DECISION at 
PER BLAME,” 1:20, 3:30, 8:30, 7: 35, g Sate 34s Sree ¢ 

15th re 

LA. 3300. Gant 

Mature in “3 WAKE UP 

at 2: 55. 6: 15, 9:20. _ Hour of 

Superman,” No. 14 


ea coeee 


4 


~ 
Ft 


wo aes Mat. | 
he Gardner in “ONE TOUCH OF VENUS,” 
_ at 1:35. 3:35, 8:35, 7:35 9:35. 

425 Sth st N.W. 
2841. 10:45 


ME. 

“SINGING SPURS.’ 

Pred MacMurray, “ 
* 1:40, 4:25, 7:10 


| Hoosier Hot Shots, 
3.25. 6:10. 8 50. 


“STATION WEST” - 


CENT AFFAIR,’ 


= Dancing 10 P. M.-2 A. M. 


= Admission $3.60 Per Person in- 

= cludes Admission to Dance and 
Tax—3 Favors per person—En- 
tertainment—Free Parking. 


one. George Montgomery is the = 
hero. and the movie, in my opinion. 
-——— is good enough for him. 

| The story is about these twos 
‘crooks who kill Belle Starr's daugh- 
ter's mother and then try to blame 
it on the local marshal. Daughter 
ae believes the crooks and hies with 
gun moll's daughter to work, af “0 45 them to the woods and hills, where 
Joan i : = 2:35, 2:25, 4:15, 6:05. #nc the only way she can preserve her 
Piayhouse—“Ramiet.” Sir Lawrence O11. Virtue is by pulling a gun on that 


5. vier’s adaptation of tne great play make: 
a creat movie. at 2:90 and 8:30 5m cad Cameron, who keeps creeping 


Jane Greer, Dick 


F SAF 
Cast rib vv. 
“OKLAROMA ’ 

“TRIPLE T ™* 


auetienenen = > ae ipee, wre he 
_ iat wg 
Jane Greer, Didk Powell, 


EREA mmigRant 


& FR at ~easy srmeer” 


EOP HOWL, vovcnrunce: 


as his popular “So You Want to Leo Brady . . . Good luck, Jean, Kennedy ate 


RA. 
Ray Millen in “SEALED S VERDICT.” at 1:10 
3:15. 5:20, 7:25, 9:30. 
or Pa. Ava, at 7th 8. 


re. 
“ONE TOUCH OF VENU 
6:05, 7:45, 9:30. 


Ga. Ave 


eS 


ee - — 


Show Times for Screen Attractions 


ef 
wr 


So Se 


Ava Gardner in 
‘at 1:00, 2:40, 4:25, 
oo ee 
: . SHERID DAN 2a 2100. Mat ir. 
Super Music City ‘ “Abbott ‘and Costello in PAEDON MY SA- 
. feet RONG,” af, 1:00, 2:40, 4:25, 6:10, 7:50, 9:35. 
Willard Hotel Agency ie | noes Ga Ave. & Galesvill = 
: , Mat, 1 
Dress Optional : Ave Gardner, in “ONE TOUCH OF VENUS,’ 
— -_ at 1:40, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45, 9:50. 


a mmm 


Warner—“The Decision of Christopher 
Blake.” Alexis Smith and Ted Donaldson in 
the Moss Hart story about a boy's efforts 
to keep — parents from divorce. at 11:45 
. oe 3:50. 5:55. 7:55 and 10 p. m 


Pa a tee "You Gotta Stay Happy.” 
Foniaine and James Stewart in a light 
comedy about an heiress who finally 
mects Mr. Right, at 10:45 a. m.. 12:5 
3°05, 5:15. 7:25 and 9:40 Dp. m 


Capitel—' “Mexican Hayride.” Abbott and 
Coste lo take over the musica] comedy 
With Luba —~ TY at 10:45 a. m., 1:35. 
4:25. 7:15 and 10:05 > m. Stage shows 
Bt 12:35, 3:25, 6:20 and 9:10 p. m. 

RKO-Keith’s—"“Blood on _ > yer 
Robert Mitchum and Barbara Geddes! pessionel. 
in a Western yarn of the "Oe y 3 , 
Short. at 11:30 a. m.. 1:35, 3:35, 5:4 7:45) Pix—' ‘Charlie Chaplin Festival.” 
ne 9:45 Dp. m. 14:35, 7:10 and 9:10 p. m. 

ational—“Red Shoes.” a British Tech-. Sum -Luz—Short ‘ety 
he. film about — om and its people. reels continuous from 
et 2:30 and 8:30 | midnight. 

Metropolitan— tou Cen t Take It With Ambassager— "The Decision of Christe- 
You.” reissue of the star-studded Kautf-) pher — at 1:30, 3:30, 5:35, 7:35 and 
man-Hart comedy. one of the screen’ s best. it 45 


et 11:35 oe 

9:35; D. m. 
Celambia—' ‘Belle Starr's wes 

,Rod Cameron and Ruth Roman 


m. 2:05. 4:35, 7:05 and 


1139—F ©. 


FALLS “CHURCH, ce 


Little—‘Hamiet."’ at 2:30 and 8: 3 2. 
“Spy in Biack.” ° 
5:10 and 


Pings 9s eee ehgsiliial: TS Ava ——— in 
“Les Miserables.” al 1:25, 
3: ~e 6:25 8 


; re = sates : art 
ed ts Re eae re oe. a 
a 


JUST ABOUT THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE STORY EVER FUMED! = STP HSER 


~ 
airy ‘35 i m. 
Dupont— e Room Upstairs.” Marlene 
» | Dietrich ane 5 Gabin in a Prench crime 
et i. 2:35. 4:25. 6:15. 8 and 


TALK,” at 1:35, 3:35, 5:35, 7:35, 9:35. 


__‘Theaters Having Evening Performances 
624 8 St. N.E. 


rE 
‘“HELLZAPOPPIN’,” 


at 2, 


aaLiNGTOn.- 


Ida Lupino, Cornel’ 
1307 BRbebe 


and news 
Johnson in 
0:15 a& m. to 12) ‘15. 7:55, 9:30. 
| ‘Ava Gardner in “ONE TOUCH OF VENUS,” 
+: — | ‘3 . ~ a. © , ai ; ‘4 ,at 6 00, 7 45, 9:35 Ws 
| . . * | Pe gee | AVE. — es Pe. Ave. 6.5. 
John Wayne in “SEA SPOILERS,” at 6:45, | 


8:25, 9:55 os 
—4935 Ga. Ave. N.W. | Mona Freeman. 
G 00 | “T DAYS OF BOOT 
baries 


COLONY 
= SYLVAN "2 cu ta ™ 
Feature 


E. 
Rex Harrison in “ESCAPE,” 6:15, 7:55, 9:40. 
HOME 1230 ef a. R. s. 
= Deable 
| “REPEAT PERFORMANCE” 
Joan —— Louis Hayward. 


John Wayne in “FLYING TIGERS.” 
“OUTLA 


“LON 
Jimmy Wakely. 
535 th &%. 6.2 
LL 9616 


Deuble Feature 
“THE BLACK ARROW" 
Louls Hayward, Janet Bialr, 
“WHISPERING CITY” 
0 Mary Anderson, Heimut Dentine. 


6th and © Sts. NE 
William Powel! _, o ANTON Phene LL. 5347 


MERMAID.” at 6:30. 9:2 Deuble Featere 
“GENTLEMAN FROM NOWHERE,’ “SO EVIL MY LOVE” 


Ray Mililland, 
TAKOMA C& @, popes O se 


Betty — in “T WAKE UP SCREAMING.” | 
at 6:30. 9:40. Veronica Lake in “ISN'T IT) VERNON . ear ae 
George Raft. 


5612 Cena. Ave. N.W. 
©. 2600 


____ eorge Fi Raft, William. . 
JESSE Yecen ist N Nr. + bl Ave. 2 


“ISN'T IT 
= land Culver, 
LAST 

Cc 


JAMES STEWART RAY MELAND 
MARGARET SULLAVAN 


“Next Vime We Lave’ 


at 6:15 
Gerald Mohr im WoL? IN 


at 8:15 Ne | 
4859 a rs 


9:20 
LONDON,” 


st. NW. 


3030 14th | 
IN SUN- 


O'Brien iD “TROUBLE 
et 6:35, 8:15, 10 


= -— ane Stiver Sprin 


George 
DOWN.” 


= Date 
Va... AL. 

STREET" 

William Bendix. 


“LES MI LES” 
“SPY IN BLACK” SoMANTICT” at 1:55 


A 4400 
“BELLE STAR,” 


Last Complete Show 8:15 P. M. 
Paul Henreid and Joan Bennett i 
ak ia a aah 
1. 3:43, 26. 
“ou YMPIC Gains OF 1948.” 
t 2:38, 5:21, 8:04 
oo Tomorrow 
Bette Davis in “JUNE “SRIDE.” 


133) @ St. BE. 
ATiantic 8306 
oom 12:30. 


Randoiph Seott in 
7:50, 9:45. 
Ave. at 


HIPPOD } aR, * 45 ME. 9694 


Fredric March. Charlies Laughton in Vie- 
tor Hugo's “LES MISERABLES ;’ also 
Washington Premiere * ‘SPY IN BLACK.” 


A = Ave. & £-W Ewe. 
Wi. 2888-—636 
Closed te@iay to allow our employes to 
spend Christmas Eve with their ye 


tomorrow thru Monday Bette Davis, Rob- 
“JUNE BRIDE.” 


Ph. Seckville. Md. 2454 


Closed today to allow our employes to 
spend Christmas Eve 7 their tomiion 4 | Every hour on the hour starting at § 
and ADVENTURES “OF \@e ‘food for yc ur Xmas dinner including « 

* in technicolor be ichicken. At 8 9. m 


Sastere Ave. Get. & i. & |a beautiful radio-phonograp 
- KAYWOOD Mich Aves WA. wa set. = $10 Lee hat, Arrow 
Pree Parking—Hearing Aids ties 


Closed today to allow our employe’ to Mina. ae a & Benning os 24. 
spend ge Eve with their — = SENATOR ' 2608 
- | Cent. 1- 1 


Tomorrow, Sunday, Monday— Barry 
Giant Double Featere Shew 


Plus: 


MERRY CHRISTMAS TO A ea?) 
TaNOW .. 


) CAPITOL: 


BUD ABBOTT > 
LOU COSTELLO Sy@r 


‘MEXICAN HAYRIDE” 


| HORACE HEIDT’S WINNERS 


i‘NEW STARS ON PARADE’ 
_ sarieg DON RICE | 


nd NN A oe 


HOW ... Open (0 


BP SOaN FONTAINE ‘ 
| JAMES ou di 


Doing 
‘h 


ert Montgomery. in 


Prog 
ABILENE ToWwN.” 
“CAPTAIN - — with Charles 
Laughton 

Win Free: To Lucky Ticket Holders— 


gerald Li “MISS 7. TATLOCK’ Ss MILLI Loma 
Joan Bennett and Pall Henreid in 


2 Mary “HOLLOW TRIUMPE.” 
At 2:23. 5:02, 7:48. 


WA. 9746—Twe Hits 
Closed today to allow ad ag  ® to Bn. 
th amilies 
SS aa “MR. PEABODY AND a GAMES OF 1948” 
and EST or amore 6:25. 9:11 


NAYLOR c-2 Bus 


Deors Open 12:30-——Cont. 
Pamily Night—Bargain Matinee 
Adults, 25¢: 


Baltimore Bivé. 

Hyatteritie. Vd. 
Closed today to allow our employes to 
spend Christmas Eve with their families 
Tomorrow oniy—* ‘BELLE STARR” and 
“"SN’T IT ROMANTIC 


Defense igh war et 
Landover 
Closed today to silow our employes to 
spend Christmas Eve with their families. 


Tomerrow only—**MAN EATER OF KU- 
MAON” and _“VARIETY TIME.” 


Children. Bot to 4:30. 


y 
Cassidy in 
At 1:20. 4:30. 7:49. 
Christmas Party at 1:15-——-Free Bicycle, 
Watch, Camera. lo 600 -ministure 
loaves of bread 

Couatry Store Night at 8:50. Groceries, 
Mann's Potato Chips 600 miniature 
weer Maribero. 4 leaves of County Fair Bead. FREE ! ? 

Mart 9875 F 


Closed today to allow ANACOSTIA” Gone Oe ose ae 6.5 


Set spend Christmas Eve with their families Dana Andrews, Lilli Palmer, Louie re 
See oF [No MINOR VICES” at 1, 3:05, 5:18, 


Another “BES” (Rama Mimi eS 6 Pi eae ME : i 
from the Producer co. SS ge (72a Ring. Hearing. Ai 
Gary ome . vgheridan in 
“THE BEST YEARS “GOOD SAM.” 


OF OUR LIVES” 


ante 


Be 


our embloyes to 


21 Atlantic St. 7. 
TR. on 


andolph Scott and Berry Fitzgerald 
reissue of “CORVETTE K-225”" at 6:15, 


05, 9:55. 
Coens Heights, Ma. 


ITOL 750 


for Xm gh 
ing Tomorrow --“CALIFORNIA™ and 
Walt” Disney's “FUN AND FANCY FREE.” 


Se 2931 Nichols Ave 6.2. 
TR. 8700 


Powell and Jane “STA- 
N WEST” at 6:15, 7:55, 9:40. 


— 


F wn ¢ Good Hope 84. EEL 
FAIRLA LL 9193 
ure—James orgy 4 in “CALL 


NORTHSIDE 777" at 6:20 20, Adele 
HIG at. AND = at 8:10, - 
533 Pa. Ave 6. 
AT. 7311 
HIG — AND Lupino, Richard Wid- 
jmark in “BOAD HOUSE” at 6:13, 7:55, 
Also Tom & Jerry. 


LC eee wee eae 
pica ee ee 


*) * 
on “ . 
Re es - were Se 
Mit ae SN ee ae ae 


» © @ 218 F 8 


DAVID PacKR -TERESA WRIGHT 
EVELYN KEYES - FARLEY GRANGER Wome 


Screen Play by John Patrick + From the Novel by Rumer Godden 
Directed by IRVING REIS. + Released by RKO Radio Pictures, Ine. 


Mt. Vernon Biveé. 


AL.«.-ARLINGTON, VA. 
AL. seoe 


Albert Dekker, Claire Trevor in 
CENTRE « oF THE TOWN.” 
(Pairfecten: TEmple 1000 
“NO MINOR VICES” 
Dana crar Lilli Palmer. 


Pocntews 
Uverions 2308 
“SEALED Deanne 
Geoige Raft, Florence Marley. va 


—- s 


Phoae 138 
“STATION WEST” 
Dick Powell, Jane Greer. 


7414 Wise. Ave 
JISER & A tS aes 
Closed Today-—-Open 8 } Tomorrow. 
“MIRACLE ON 34TH ST.” 
2106 fa. Ave. N.W. BE. C186 


S19 Hing 8. 
Phone OV. 9826 
Greer in 


DON’T BREAK 
THE SPELL OF 


"ENCHANTMENT: ! 


SEE THIS 
PICTURE FROM 
THE BEGINNING! 


Feature Starts at 12:00, 2:08, 
4:16, 6:24, 8:32, 10:40, 12:48 


ie 


es a 


Fer ar | 


Laurel 113 
Loretta Young In “THE CRUSADES.” 


Maribore Pike at District 
Hillside $151 
1948" in 


14th ST. at H. N.W.+ AMPLE PARKING SPACE- DOORS OPEN 11:45 A.M. | 
Bane THe ne EE FIRST RUN FEATURE POLICY PLUS: COMPLETE "WEWSREEL DIGEST’ ‘UIRCLE 


Ree eee e * ae i a only— Rov . dane Prasee in 
54 a Ms chasing ia Raia "EANTON TRAIL," 1, 2:45, 4:90, 


“GRAND 
6:15, 8, 


4 


&* s as ea eu Ss ; % se ah BN. 34 
SAS a ES OE TORS em — Gr. 
CLOSED—MERRY CHRISTMAS. 


et 


‘ 


THE WASHINGTON 


Friday, December 24, — \ f s . ; : Business Outlook . 
a oe Eee tiptane (GM ‘Opens’ Books to Reuther |p chte Sales 


7° Pe wy Add 00 High | Low | Close\cn" 
. Os : Savesa Slores. 1/1347 ial 134 Mohawk Carpet 4) i : 
ck Elected a ae tere wre Berea: it YR MRE coreg tas ae aa S| nd Then the 
Smuck Elected jves te:'ssnow: se Le TS Pe eas 3° 2°—s\Stirs Interest And Then the Light Goes Out Abreast of ’44 
. k Ut : | 9% + Department store sales for the 


3< * + 
lyears ago, 1,152,390; January 1 to es 
By Appraisers date, 294,219,663; year ago, 248,- Del A *| New York, Dec. 23 (),—A hand- By ® A. <aengney 
N H d 168,494; two years ago, 358,631,640,/De! Lack itu! of stocks supplied most of the: JNTO the heaven came a magnetic, sudden light. Irresistibly PeO| Nation as a whole finally pulled 
As ew ea = “—T -:*j, action in today’s market. ple were drawn toward it. And talked. And intermingled. abreast of last year just one week 
‘By ite ee Continne Dow-Jones Stocks | The market generally stayed in Starched collar kept pace with overalls. Diamond pendant with), .,,.. Christmas. They had lagged 
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1 C. Smuck last night was’ : rg Ay yf _|. Walter Reuther with Charles*— sey 
elected president of the Washing- 52.86 eas uei79 Es Tbe changes mainly fractional. A half-|) Wilson. Eugene Grace and| Senator Taft had seen the light, The Federal Reserve Board re- 
| Benjamin Fairless with Philip|too. He confided to Green and| Ported last night that the national 


oS Sante $230 case, e388, e233 $83] 
tan Chapter, Society of Residential wn seeks 3 ased in averages | M i; | not an outstanding success al-|Murray. Woodruff Ra dolph with Murray: “I was wrong. Congress average of sales during the week 
Appraisers, succeeding Curt Mack  Saesee — CO we s+, though gains did outnumber losses.|COl. Robert spire never should have overridden ended December 18 was the same 


| ‘Tramsactions in , 
utilities, 36,000; total, 178,900. Baw @ a * 
of the Federal Housing Adminis- | tin 4 ¥ :} Turnover of 1.080.000 shares was| M ¢ Cormick. 7@y /s* |Harry’s veto of the Taft-Hartley as last year’s record turnover. 
tration. aie 1 les oa bata athe 6 Harry Truman {9 =. (bill. I'll correct that as soon_as| Sales were higher than last year 
Seeretary of the Anacostia Fed-| Add 00 High | Low | Close\Cn'ge |D ; relent eng any “urD-\ with Thomas E. i aNEe.-«|Congress convenes.” But Green|in four of the 12 Federal Reserve 
eral Savings & Loan Association, ABBOTT LaB. 2 git % oo during all of December. Trad-|newey Herman “Mies ge «= |and Murray said: “Bob, you're too/4istricts—Philadelphia, up 3 per 
Smucie-has-~ been in Washington ', ie | ~ es +H 7 ing yesterday totaled one million|Talmadge with Wi = ae © \hard on yourself. Labor needed cent; Cleveland and Chicago, each 
since 1925 and has been associated ; a Te oe DWG Cigar ... | shares. Walter F. @aag f ta restraint, it needed the Taft-\Up 2 per cent, and Richmond up 1 
with the Anacostia institution for) Ac oY . + ‘*leaGLEsPICH.. Two of the market's high flyers|White. Whit-~ i a = |Hartley law.” ber cent. (The Washington fig- 
the past -; sears. - . a mative mn | | Eastern Ai L. » were Atlantic Gulf & West Indies sag gg age es, _ ow ee a “ee ate tomorrow). 
enan County, Va., and a/#8sre ‘'common and preferred stocks,|w!t ger 5. RS w gathered at the e Boston, St. Louis and San 
graduate of the University of Vir-|A:ies 2 both of which reached new highs|Hiss. Thomas J #.. i ie ne the light |F rancisco district registered the 


sogeyes “ also aye gs for the year during the day. The ne a Le — : ‘shone with’ special _ brilliance:|5@™* sales totals as in the corre- 
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Inc., and is active in civic affairs Livingston 


Allied , Snyder. John | " ' There were declines of 1 
of southeast Washington. Allied St’ pf WHAT STOCKS DID =| Lewis with Judge T. Alan|“#ve ® fourth round,” suggested per cent 
Other officers elected by the ap-| *i/s-Ch Mis 


Truman. ‘each in the Kansas City and Dallas 
Allis<ch Mixpt Declines. sits gy es to mate ss: Eccles| “No, Mr. President,” said Green,| “istrict districts, 4 per cent in the 
praisers at the annual meeting in-| Alpha 3 Caeipnges a: a pag “oe _ ine ott aa q| Murray, Lewis and Reuther in Atlanta district, and 3 per cent in 
clude Allén Elliot of the Veterans’ Amerada Pet | , me ne bp oan ys nd ied tar chorus. “It will cause the cost of the New York district, the biggest 
Administration, vice president; R. 4@ / oe Doth ssi Goldsborough gee “ Lewis. |UVing to rise and we might have ee store center in the 
Lae , Baxter, pears yet preferred closed 5 higher at 81 on|“John, I never should have fined | °° ey! oo ow — controls.” | og a 
Following were named to the board % sales of only 300 shares and the you.” Lewis answered: “Judge, | ae at, Wallace ? Bennett, the impa ‘ ya to 1947 reflected 
oF ewarnem:. Charles L. Norris, ‘common ended 3 ahead at 63 on|think nothing of it. You did your|Presicent of the National As- |" © “npact of spending by millions 
James D, Skinner, William Throck- ‘!turnoyer of 600. The common|duty.” sociation of Manufacturers, Fair-|0f Shoppers who apparently. re- 
morton and Milburn J. Donohoe, jr. "\jumped 4% yesterday. Reuther said to Wilson: wwe te, Grace and Wilson said: “But verted to the prewar habit of wait- 
*The dinner meeting was held at * Control of ‘the company passed |take your word, Charlie. “Forget we must raise wages so that work- oe until the last moment to get 
the on Hotel. bee Chale to Graham-Newman Corp.. an in-|what I said about looking at your,“™> “!!! have more purchasing ‘heir Christmas gifts. 
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let chinks: Grane ahemaly bb | . . Goss, master of credited in Government and trade 
stated price of 347 50 each os a hear contey Fe a the National Grange. “Let's do/circies with playing a major role 
3310 | Texas Gulf Sulphur, which tum-/detailed account of our prices and|s,°” with farm Ptlee Supperts. ~ keeping anies below last year 
ta4'::"""|bled 334 yesterday, rebounded profits.” That will help workers, by reduc- throughout November and the 
957, 30% iz|1%s to 604%. The momentary dis-/ Truman broke out of line, cet tig te we do it? asi Bag oy “g wae gsc 
fay play of weakness, it was said, was|“Excuse me, Tom,” and hastened | man " Ge sis period saline | the i ra ~ sll 
twens-fil Gieae % the result of the distribution of | ahead. calling out: “Hi, Joe.” He “Tomorrow ” said Gees |Eve—to be ininiod ter Ty ene 
sea: PAC AM PI sa ae about 170,000 shares of Gulf Oil|caught a man by the arm, and said: aie ‘Board next week oo oe 
\Pac Fin Cal. {' 18%’ 18%) } {a8 a special dividend. Some of “Come on, General, let’s greet Joe | show sales i ~—~is expected to 
Ga: & 2 a} _ those shares may have hit a tem- and Vyacheslav.” Soon Truman, BY NOW, the fog was spread- last sales In. that period far above 
Mills. is) 30. 3 y borarily thin market. - 'Marshall, Stalin and Molotov were |ing—obscuring the light. The ier ee | 
Ol 8! 4i ; -*,| Nickel Plate common steamed in step together. travelers looked about uncertainly. falls this | = that Christmas 
Packard Motor 2) 4h + % abead 3% points to 77% after a’ “The Berlin blockade. Does that A voice asked. “Do you think it’s : coat on Saturday, where- 
iy rise of more than a point yester- annoy you, Harry?” Stalin asked. going to rain?” aah ‘ . came on a Thursday, 
. . day. The preferred, however, was|“We'll end it. Tomorrow I shall Somebody broke ranks. They me aa down the number of shop- 
ee ee atl eel J . ‘shaded 4 to 13444. Strength inthe send a note to Sokolovsky.” Stayed not on the order of their | tox apie for the calendar period 
Park Utah cM 18! 2%! 2 common stemmed from news of Stalin's smile was beatific. Mar-)8°ing or their direction. Murray 
2 a $7.50 dividend on arrears on the shall then turned to Truman:/called out to Reuther and Rieve: B . 
preferred. Back payments due on “Harry, don’t you think we ought “Come on, I know our way.” The altimore Markets 
thie preferred amounted to $81 be-|to let Joe have the atomic bomb?” ‘ight was dying fast. Truman and _ Baitimore, pec. 23 (USDA).—CATTLE— 
fore the latest payment. “Tomorrow,” replied Truman. /|Marshall started off west, Stalin | Ffct'pts: 400: 100 hoidovers; total salable 500; 


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| C1 et PHILIP MURRAY was now with sky as they were about to follow sy bigher, a al 
Bill Green. They rounded up Murray. “Not that way, this.” he medium 


host M C P : Reuther, Bill Hutcheson, Emil called. Fairless, Wilson, Grace and| “around 1100 Ib, soma 
i | ay ut rice po te wo Bear ny _ . ree Bennett took still another road. [good Deiters. 19:00q@ 24: jow common te low 


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27 -member.associations of the Beid 
District of Columbia Building and|$*!i 2"{..ai’ 
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about 23 million. Savings share 
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‘s|market conditions. 
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62°% *Ex-dividend. ({b) Books closed. *¢Plus ex- trading when a flurry of buying credited 
2% 4 tra or extras. (a) Paid so far this year. (p) Mostly to covering against export sales ad- 
Si)? Paid 1948. (u) Unlisted. vanced prices. A leading spot firm bought 
87” about 3000 bales of May. 1949, delivery 


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stock dividends are payable Feb- Bry @ Als 
ruary 10 to stock of record Jan- ad ree. 
25. The common dividend apital uni 
a payable February ] to stock of |Garpenier 81’: 
record January 14. arrier Corp 


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VARIETY: Six Manhattan sav- 

ings banks have announced or in- 
dicated plans to boost interest) 
rates for depositors from 1). per cm 
cent to 2 per cent ... New York Cen 
Central has ordered 5350 new 
freight ears expected to cost $28,-| =: 
400,000 . . . National Distillers |¢ 
Products Corp. plans to enter the 
industrial chemical field with enec- 
tion of a '10-million-dollar plant in 
Ohio . . . CAB has awarded Co- 
lonial Airlines $681,000 additional 
mail pay for a two-year period © 
ended April 30... H. K. Ferguson Chi 
Co., industrial engineers and build- _ 
ets, will distribute a $275,000 Chi B, P 
benus to 950 employes . . . Auto Chickasha 
output this week is estimated at \Shevater ” Cons : 
90,021 units, against 117,128 last C@ G & E... 
week .. . Kaiser-Frazer Corp. has C I ¥ Pinas... 
started producing a taxicab model. |21, °°", °° 


LOANS JUMP: Business loans |£/*) O° "9..." 
by Yeading banks jumped 136 mil- {Clinton Ind... 
Mon dollars during the week ; 
ended December 15, breaking a 
four-week decline, the Federal 
Reserve Board reported yester- 
day. The sharp rise more than 
wiped out the 124-million-dollar 
total decline for the preceding 
four weeks and sent business 
loans to the highest point on 
record. $15,595,000,000. 


ODD ‘LOTS: Dun & Bradstreet 
wholesale food index this week ¢ 
climbed for’ the first time in four £5 
weéeks;-reached $6.23 as compared con 
with $6.21 a week ago... West-.c 
inghouse Electric Corp. produced /€o>, RR © 

3,342,638 worth of equipment 
en@-Bppliances in the first 11 
months this year, a gain of 6.5 pero" 

t over the entire output for — 
1947 . . . Merger of Combustion 
Engineering Co., Inc., and the Su-|¢ 
perheater Co. will become effective 
December 31 . . . Neisner Brothers, 
Inc., which operates a large retail 

tlet in Washington as well as in| Coty, te 

r cities, is distributing a $75,- 

bonus to employes. : 


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THE WASHINGTO “y 
Friday, December 24, 13 


Mellon Pledges $2 for Each $1 
Contributed to Save W oodla-on 


The current campaign to “Save|Woodlawn property by’ the Im- 
Woodlawn for the Nation” received|maculate Heart of Mary Mission 
added impetus yesterday when the|Society, Inc., with the codperation 
president of a phila®thropic organi-\of the mission, the Circuit Court 
zation offered to donate $2 foriof Fairfax County, Va., was pre- 
every $1 contributed as of De-|vailed upon to grant the founda- 
cember 20. tion until January 3, 1949, to raise 
No figures, however, were avail-'the $170,000 necessary to purchase 


able last night as ta the totalithe property and convert if into a 
amount donated thus far toward] national shrine. 


N POST 
1948 


ice 11 p. m.; Emory, 6104 Georgia 
ave, nw., 12 o'clock midnight can- 
dlelight service; Epworth, 13th and 
North Carolina ave. ne., candle- 
light service, 10:45 p. m.; Ham- 
line, 16th and Allison sts., candle- 
light service, 11 p. m.; John Wes- 
ley A.M.E. Zion, 14th and Cor- 


istrict Churches Schedule Chri Eve Servi 
District Churches Schedule istmas H.ve Services 
J Gi er _ Carols will ring out tonight at|Missionary College choir and/holy communion 11 p. m., Christ-/munion, 9:30 and 11 a. m.; St. 
ump WwW ‘Christmas Eve masses, candlelight George Washington University |mas day communion 9 and 11 a. m.;/ Paul’s, K st. near 24th nw., mass 
Springman will lead the congrega-|and Massachusetts ave. nw., carol| Incarnation, 16th and Newton sts. 
Communion. tion in singing carols at 10:15 p. m.|service 11:15 p. m., solemn nw., carol service 11:10 p. m., holy 
; . _ Additional observances have) Thousands of candles will illy-)mass, midnight, Christmas day,|communion, 10 a. m. Christmas 
As H e Retires been planned by numerous/minate the Washington Cathedral|low mass 7:30 a. m., solemn high)Day; St. Thomas, 18th between P 
ei ————! Christmas theme will prevail againicommunion tonight. Celebrant G st. se., 11 p. m.; Epiphany, 1317|service, 11:15 p. m., holy com-/coran sts. nw., hol comm 
William A. Jump, 57, director que eee OED a ho egeg = ig od — G st. nw., holy communion ee munion, 11 a. m. Pn rd Day, {10:30 p. m.; Metropolitan oe, 
E adin 0 ristmas ; .m. doors p. m. today, concert on chimes 19 
a Toten aan ‘Day religious events will be the | of the cathedral will open at 10'p. m., carol service 10:30 p. m., Bvengetiegs . and Refemped—|rie', Nevracka and New Mexico 
ment o , - . | 
. : 2 . ice, 10:45 p. m.; W . - 
ew ee this acclaim from his Washington Federation of \Other Services Listed day 10:30 a. m. holy communion. poapnn dd on ages ener at icut ave. Ag che nce er snag 
, hee ne aa ong “A the Washington ~~ Among other services scheduled| Church of the Good Shepherd, German at 10:30 a. m. Christmas ‘lelight carol service, 11 p. m.; 
Ewan a a oo ‘for tonight and Christmas Day are: 6th and -I sts. nw., 11:30 p. m.;\Day. Woodside, 8814 Georgia ave., Sil- 
At Washington Cathedral welae asin ry Foe aa | 
the finest public Dun, /ostern ave. nw., cantata, “Folk- 41:19 p. m., solemn high mass 11:45) Albright Memorial, 4th and Rit-|'°¢ 11 p. m. the $170,000 needed to buy the for- 
ans name Ag wa IEpiscopal Bishop of Washington lore Christmas,”,11 p. m.; Church 'p. m., Christmas day low mass 1% tenhouse sts. 2M “Nativity Serv-|. Presbyterian—Arlington, candle- mer estate which George Washing- ‘. 
ae eae and ‘president. of the federation. of the Redeemer (Italian Baptist), a. m.; Grace, Silver Spring, holyjice of Lights,” 10:30 p. m., choral ight communion service, 9:30), an 'th tts shetd Evangrliral aud Reformed 
geo will be the speaker, and Dr. Ed. !200 Kirby st. nw., Christmas Day, communion 11:30 p. m., Chris 'p. m.; Chevy Chase, Chevy Chase|'°" 8@¥e to his adopted daughter, 
ward L. R. Elson, pastor of Na- Grace Reformed ‘i! 7%° 
Rev. Robert W. Olewiler, Pastor 


n . services and celebrations of Holy Glee Club at 10:45 p.m. Fague/Ascension and St. Agnes, 12th st.| 11:30 p. m.; St Stephen and the 
High Praise | 
churches for Christmas Day. birsad bo: the celebration of the holy|mass 11 a. m.; Christ Church, 620/and Q sts., nw., holy communion 
annual community service of the p. m. communion 11:30 p. m., C ~*\Concordia Lutheran Evangelical, #V¢s. nw., candlelight choral serv- 
“Mr. Jump is Baptist — Chevy Chase, 5671 Grace, Aloxandria, carol service Evangelical United Bre ver Spring, candlelight carol serv- 
The Right Rev. Angus 
tmasiprocession, 11 p. m. | 
with.” il a. m. | 
tional Presbyterian Church: Dr. 


His retire- 
ment was also 

_ marked by a let- 
ter from Presi- 
dent Truman, 


day service 11 a. m.; Holy Com- pkwy. and Connecticut ave, nw.,./Nellie Custis. 
Cathelic— Blessed Sacrament, forter, 7th and Oglethorpe sts. BW..lchenel Bog and Con ee inston candlelight choral service, 11 p. m.:| Campaign leaders said the 2-to-1) 
Alexandria, midnight mass; Chapel holy communion 11:30 p, ™., organ Tecital and carols by the First. Arlington, 11 p. m., choralioffer was made by Paul Mellon, The National Reformed Church 
of the Little Flower, Glen Echo, Christmas day, holy communion, Washington ward chair, 11:30 p. m service and holy communion: Na- resident and found f. th Old! CHRISTMAS EYE 
Md., 11:30 p. m., carols, midnight 10:30 a. m.; Nativity, 1340 Massa- Prt Heme wrgaes 9 Rhod e| tonal, Connecticut ave. and N st. P pis pong ian on andl " Candielight Communion aces shied: 
. SONG FROM HEAVEN.” 
CHRISTMAS DAY—T!1 A. M. 


Edward B. Willingham, pastor of 
|National Memorial Baptist Church, 
and the Very Rev. John Wallace 
Suter, dean of the cathedral, also 
who wrote: /will participate. The service will 

“Few public servants have be broadcast over Station WWDC. 
earned a rest as much as you have;; Christmas is a Holy Day of Obli- 
and I send you eVery good wish as gation for Catholics; and masses 
you relinquish your duties. jare scheduled at all Catholic 
Praised by Truman gy ore a. a ale at 6 

os bas | onight plain (Maj. en.) 

In addition to my personal re- Luther D. Miller, chief of ¢hap- 
lationship with you, for which I jsins, will preach at a festival taro) 
shall always be grateful, I know service at 11:30 o'clock in the ‘Post 
that I speak for hundreds of others|Chapel at Fort Myer. Chaplain 
when I say that your retirement Miller will speak on “The Christ- 
will create a void which will be Mas Spirit” and after the service 
hard to fill. will celebrate Holy Communion. 


“You have become a symbol of The Most Rev. Patrick A. 
such a high standard of public O Boyle, Archbishop of Washing- 
service that we cannot think of ton, will be celebrant of midnight 
your retirement as ending your ™#5S at St. Matthew's Cathedral, 
career. Your example of selfless; hode Island ave. between 17th 


effort to improve public adminis- and 18th sts. nw. The Right Rev. 
tration has blazed a wide and clear = Ma en apee hap aa of the 
trail which already is being — 
lowed by many of your associates | 1™ Downtown Area 
and will be followed by many oth-. In the downtown area, a tradi- 
ers for a long time.” tional carol festival will be held 
. Jump served the Agriculture #t First Congregational Church, 
Department for 41 years, starting 10th and G sts. nw., at 10:30 p. m. 
as a messenger boy at $360 a year. Familiar carols will be played on 
He was appointed budget officer th church steps by a brass 
for the department in 1922 by Wartet from the Navy Band. Later, 
Henry A. Wallace—Secretary of ©®0if members will form a proces- 
Agriculture under President Hard- "0" into the church. Christmas 
ing. pervert ee s “The Mes- 

. | siah” will conclude the program. 
Won Service Award | At Foundry Methodist Church. 

In 1947 he was presented with 16th and P sts. nw., Part I of “The 
the Distinguished Service Award Messiah” will be performed by 
of the Department “for outstand-|singers from the Washington. 
ing service and leadership in the|\Choral Society, the Washington 
advancement of public administra-| i oe | 
tion.” For several years he has’ 
been United States representative Pre shyterian 
on the Finance Committee of the } 

First Church Arlington 

Glebe Road at Wilson Blvd; 
George Hileman Yount, Minister 


Jump 


All Souls Memorial 


Cathedral Ave.. Bast of Contiecticut 
Dr. W. BH. O. McOGEHEE, Choirmaster 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
| Candlelight Communion Gervice 11 P. M. 
CHRISTMAS DAY . 


ALL SEATS FREE - 
' 1701 Seminary Raed 
(2 Blocks North of Fairlingtow Center) . 
Rev. Darby Wood Betts, Rector 


CHRISTMAS EVE —~* 

H 11:15 P.M—Carol Service. | 
1 11:30 P.M.—Festival Celebration off 
the Holy Communtea. . 


CHRISTMAS j 
10:30 A. M—Festival Celebration of 
the Holy Communion, 


ST. JOHN'S 
Lafayette Square. 
CHRISTMAS EVE. 


11:00—Holy Communion 
preceded by carols. 


CHRISTMAS DAY. 


8:00—Holy Communion. 


4 11:00—Holy Communion 
Rev. C. Leslie Glenri. 


‘Unitarian 
All Souls’ Church 


Sixteenth and Harvard Streets 
Minister 


ice; Mount Rainier, 33rd st. and p. m., Christmas Day, holy com- 


Bunker Hill rd., pageant and com- 
Congregational 


munion at 11:15 p. m. 
Episcopal—All Saints’, Chevy, : 
MOUNT PLEASANT / 
CHURCH 


Chase Circle, 11:30 p. m., Christ-' 
1410 Columbia Road N.W, 


mass; Church of the Immaculate \chusetts ave. se., holy communion, ‘nw., choral communion service,D°™!nion Foundation, who ear- 
Conception, 8th and N sts. nw.,/11:30 p. m., Christmas day holy mT —_ : yo leew snare may ~ shane BT Pp. m.; Sixth, 16th and Kennedy |Marked $100,000 to carry out the 
11:30 p. m., carols by the church communion 10:30 a. m.; Pinkney shire ave. and V st ‘aw aan. Sts. nw., candlelight service, 11 pledge. HUNGARIAN COMMUNION ° 
choir, 12; solemn high mass, to be Memorial, Hyattsville, choral euch- ignt service 10:30 p. m., tradi-\?™ | In a letter to George Maurice |e A 
carried over Station WWDC; Holy arist 11:30 p. m., Christmas day}ional Swedigh Julotte service 6 a|,, UBitarian—All Souls’, 16th and|Morris, president of the board of 
Rosary, 229 F st. nw., carols, 11:30|holy communion 10:30 a. m. m. Christmas Day; Christ, 16th and|/"#"vard sts. nw., Dickens’ “a/trustees of Woodlawn Public Episcopal 
p. m., midnight mass; St. Joseph's, River Terrace Chapel, 11 p. m.,| Gallatin sts. nw., candlelight serv- | ©2t!stmas Carol,” 8:30 p. m. ie ways ere ea etagy Bayete = virB 
Alexandria, midnight mass; St.'holy communion service Christmas|ice, 9 p. m., candlelight | Universalist — National Memo-|Mellon said his pledge is condi-] SERVICES FRANCAIS 
Louis Chapel, Groveton, midnight|day at 10 a. m.; St Andrew's|with communion, 11 p. m., Christ-;"!#!, 16th and S sts. nw., organ “oned “upon Woodlawn sen Fob} Eglise Protestante Francaise de 
mags; St. Mary's, Alexandri', mid- Chapel, College Park festival eum-|més Day, 11 a. m.; Faith, Arlington, PTeude, 10:45 p. m., service, TT br ws on ene to Washington, 
“yo gre Blagg lle wn Ae he 2 | munion service, 11:30 p. r Christ-| identical candlelight services, 8:30 | » & Peliteies a 1900" ash Ty au Temple St. Jean, Lafayette Squate F 

a ~ehen “SY mas Day at 10 a. m.; St. Clement’s|and 11 p. m.; Luther Place, Thomas) ' 
Pp. m.; mass at midnight; St. Mich-| Arlington, carol service, 11:15 | circle, vcandlelight service, il p.| Smog Patient Dies a property presently is part of Fn - a ; z Rees 4 
ael's, Silver Spring, carols, begin-|p». m., holy communion, 11:30 p. m..,|m.; Refotmation, 212 East Capitol, the estate of the late Mrs. Onrar nites We ns 
ning at 11:30 p. m.; mass at mid-| Christmas day holy communion,|candlelight service, 10:30 p. m.:| Donora, Pa. Dec. 23 (%—|W. Underwood. 
‘night; St. Patrick's, 10th and G sts./ 11:30 a. m.; St. Columba’s, 424 and St. Paul's, Connecticut ave. and\-°#/erol-Monessen Hospital today|, The Woodlawn Foundation was 
nw,, carols, at 11:30 p. m.; midnight| Albemarle sts. nw. 11:30 p. m.,\Everett st. nw., candlelight serv. 2™mounced the death of George|formed last September on the eve SAINT STEPHEN AND THE 
mags; St. Peter’s, 2d and C sts. se.|Christmas Day holy communion, ice 11 p. m.; Takoma, 7th and Dah-| ¢'°@°Ck: 65, Donora resident of a proposed purchase of the] INCARNATION CHURCH 
carols, at 11:30 p. m.; midnight|19-39 a. m.; St. John’s Lafayette lia sts. nw., candlelight service, affected in this community's smog Sixteenth and Newton Sts. ¥.W. 
mass; St. Rita’s Groveton, Va.,| sq., holy communion, 11 p. m.,/!: p. m.; Trinity, Mount Rainier, |S e seree Coen aan. ie was Evpisropal ae ee Sate ca eee 
midnight mass. ‘Christmas Day, holy communion at |!! p. m., Christmas Day at 10 a. m. wot ey — ee Christmas ‘Bre: Carole by Choire, 12:40 
Bo taper pripaeagy, na m- 8 and 11 a. m.; St John’s George- Methodist—Chevy Chase, 6401 tems ST. JOHN'S CHURCH Pestival Bucherist and Procession, $£:90 

he - BY, S'town, 3240 O st. nw., 11 p. m.,|Connecticut ave. nw., 11 p. m., | GEORGETOWN P fy Caettmes Dy: Moly Commaniog 30 0.26 

morning communion service, 7 @.™.| @hristmas Day, holy communion, |carol and candlelight arate Eld- MERRY CHRISTMAS 3240 © Street eg ry —— 

Disciples—Columbia Heights,);; 9. m.; St. Margaret's Connecticut| brooke, Wisconsin ave. and River Ze From SD Se Tees 
1435 Park rd. nw., candle lighting aye and Bancroft pl. nw., chil-|rd, nw., concert 10:30 p. m., serv- CENTRAL UNION ‘Caren De Sonat 
and carol service, 8 p. m., singing gren’s service, 4 p. m., carol serv- MISSION 
on the church steps following serv- ice and holy communion, 11:15 006 hateenhs: Rantien 

Welcome 
Christmas Eve—7:45 
% Pugh Class of Mt. Vernon Place Methodist ff 
Church. Judge Bugene Bleck, Speaker. ff 

Christmas Night—7:45 


ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL 
) 15th and Church Streets N.W. 
| CHRISTMAS EVE 
sg ep casa Sun. 8:45 A. M—WMAL — ff 11:00 P. M—Choral Eucharist 
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE “THE HOUR OF POWER” ) CHRISTMAS DAY 


8:30 P. M. Gospel Services Every Wight 9:00 A. M.—Holy Communion 
Open House New Year's Day 


oly 


‘mas day communion 8:30 and 11 
a. m.; All Souls Memorial, Cathe- 
dral and Connecticut aves. nw., 


Ministers 
Fred Sherman Buschmeyer 
Edmund Robert Strait 


11:00 A. M. 
Morning Worship 
Sermon Subject 

“THE. FORWARD LOOK” 


Raymond T. Pigott, Soloist 


Baptist 


LUTHER PLACE. 
MEMORIAL 


Dr. Davies will read from 
Dickens’ 
“CHRISTMAS CAROL” 
Music by the Quartette 
All Are Welcome 


Methodist 
WOODSIDE 


8814 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring 
Rev. Phillip C. Edwards, M. A., Minister 
CHRISTMAS EVE 


11 P. M. 
CANDLELIGHT CAROL SERVICE 


By Wesley and Chencel Choirs 


Methodist 
EPWORTH 


13th St. & North Carolina Ave. N.E. 
JAMES ALLEN DUDLEY, Minister 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 
10:45 P. M. 


GRACE EPISCOPAL 
CHURCH 
3601 Russell Road 
Alexandria, Virginia 


CHRISTMAS EVE | 
11:15-11:45—Carols by Choir and f 


11 :45--Bolema Hla Maes, 
CHRISTMAS DAY 
10:00 A. M.—Low Celebration of 
the Holy Bucharis 


ST. MARGARET'S 


Conn. Ave. and Bancroft PI. 
Rev. Malcolm Marshall, Rector 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


4:00 P. M@—Children’s Service. 
11:15 P. M—Carol Service and 
Holy Communion. 
CHRISTMAS DAY 

9:30 A. M.—Holy Communion. 


i's 11:00 A. M.—Holy Communion and 
Sermon. 


(Bi-Lingual) | 
Church of the Redeemer | 


1200 Kirby Street N.W. 
(One Block East of N. Y. and N. J. Aves.) 


REV. ©. MARSEGLIA, Pastor 
CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE, 11 A. M. 


c,h oats 
oubject: 


United Nations Food and Agricul- 
ture Committee. : 


si Catholic 
ST. MARY’S 


Sth St. Between G & H Sits. NW. 


CHRISTMAS EVE 
Midnight Mass 
Carols from 11:30 


CHRISTMAS DAY 
Masses 
6. 6:30, 7, 8, 8:10, 11, 12:30, 12:05 


Presbyterian 
ARLINGTON 


Columbia Pike & So. Lincoln St. 
Arlington, Va. 

Rev. Walter F. Wolf. Minister 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
9:30 P. M. 
Candlelight Communion Service 


11:00 P. M. 
CHORAL CHRISTMAS 
EVE SERVICE and 
HOLY COMMUNION 


SIXTH 
PRESBYTERIAN 
CHURCH 


Sixteenth and Kennedy Sts. N.W. 
DR. EARL FRANKLIN FOWLER 


Minister 
CLARENCE G. SHAW 
Organist 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
11:00 P. M.—Candlelight Service! 
“BEHOLD THE LIGHT 
IS COME.” 


HAMLINE 


16th and Allison Streets N.W. 
DR. H. W. BURGAN, Minister 


| 
BAPTIST CHURCH 


7th and Randolph Sts. N. W. 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


11:00 to 12 Midnite—Annual 
: Candlelight Service 
Led by Chaplain LeRoy Raley, 
and the Young People. 


CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 
11:00 P. M. 
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 


CONGRESS HEIGHTS 
Fifth St. and Alabama Ave. &. E. 
Rev. George L. Conner, Minister 

Rev. James M. McCauley, Assistant 


CHRISTMAS EVE 
10:15 P.M.—Cantata “The Light Of Ff 
Christmas,” by Senior 

Choir. 


ade and raep at 10:30 
Cand elight Service at 11:00 
Carois and Anthems 
Meditation by Dr. Tabor 
“THE BETHLEHEM ROAD" 


Visitors Are Invited 


—_— 


CHURCH OF THE 
HOLY COMFORTER : 


' (St. Andrew's Parish) 
Seventh and Osgiethorpe Streets vw. 
The Rev. Warren BE. Mace, Rector 


CHRISTMAS SERVICES 


Christmas Eve—11:30 P: M 
Holy Communion, Christmas Music 
and Message 


(Carols sung by the choir will 
this service.) 


Christmas Day—10:30° A. M.§ 


Holy Communion | 
hours— 
Service on Sunday at pom —7 


Lutheran 
ATONEMENT LUTHERAN 


North Capitel and Rhode island Ave. 
Rev. Pau! L. Reaser, Pastor 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
ll P.M 
Candlelight Service 
Hailf-hour Program of Christmas Carols 
By Combined Choirs 


Christmas Meditation by Pastor 
"THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST” 


SPECIAL CHRISTMAS 
MUSIC 


ST. PAUL'S 


Conn. Ave. et Everett ot. NW. W 
Henry W. Snyder, DD. Minister 


11:00 P. M. 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
CANDLE-LIGHT SERVICE 


EPIPHANY 


THE REV. LELAND STARE 
Rector 


THE NATIONAL PRESBYTERIAN 


(Covenant-Pirst) 
Conn. Ave. and N and 18th St. N.W. 
inisters 


M 
Edward L. R. Elson—Thomas A. Stone 
11:00 P. M@.—Christmas Eve Choral Communion 


Service. 
Cars 40 and 42, Buses N-2 and L-? stop in front of church 


Ruiversalist Universalist 


UNIVERSALIST NATIONAL 
MEMORIAL CHURCH 


Cor. 16th and S$ Sts., N.W. 


—- 


“FOUNDRY 


16th St. Near P St. N.W. 
Dr. Frederick Brown Harris, Minister 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


4 10:15 P.M.—Massed Carol Singing. 
Mr. Faque Springman, 
Léadder.* 
10:45 P. M.—Handel’s “Messiah”. 
SOLOISTS 
Nancy Fisher, Soprano 
Jacqueline Taylor, Alto 


Gartield Swift, Baritone 
Justin Lawrie, Tenor 
Glenn Carow, Organist 


Emory Methodist 


6100 Georgia Ave. N.W. 
4 Edgar Carroll Berry, D.D., Minister 
® @6Fri., Dec. 24, 12 o'clock Midnite 
CHRISTMAS 
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 


| Organ and Violin Meditation from 
11:45 to 12 o'clock. Mable Frost and 
| Don P. McAdoo. 
Christmas Meditation—"OF WHAT}. 
| THE ANGELS SING,” by Dr. Berry. 


THE REV CHARD WILLIAMS 
Associate Rector 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


3 10:30 P. M.—Carols by the Choir, 
Sermon by Mr. Stark. 


11:30 P. M—Midnight Celebration of the 7 
Holy Communion. ' 


CHRISTMAS DAY 


10:30 A. M.—Holy Communion end Sermon 
by Mr. Williams. 


1317 @ &. H.W. 


precede 


———-— — 


CHRIST LUTHERAN 


16th and Gallatin 
REV. WILLIAM F 
REV. J. FREDERIC WENCHEL. 
Pastor Emeritus 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


9:00 and 11:00 P. M.—Candlelight 
Services 
M —Holy Communion 


11:00 P 
CHRISTMAS DAY 


11:00 A. M.—Holy Communion. 


with § 


a 


FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH | 


“Lee Bivé. at Jackson &t 
Ariington, Va 
Rev. ROBERT W. LONG, Pastor 
8:30 end 11 P. M 
Identica! Christmas Eve 
Candlelight Services 
“TO BETHLEHEM FOR RELEASE” 
. Choral and Instrumental Music 
8:00 P. M.—Nursery 


the 
7:30, 9:30 (Church School) 


St. Paul’s Church 


K Street Near 24th, N.W. 
West of Washington Circle 


ALL SAINT'S CHURCH |] Shistmes Eve, December 24 


— —— a ——e = 


CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 
10:45 P.. M—Organ Prelude 11:00 P. M—Service 


Dr. Seth R. Brooks, Minister 


FELIX FOUDRAY H. JEROME GRAHAM, 
Director of Music Organist 


WELCOME 


Congregational 


CHRISTMAS EVE CAROL SERVICE 
10:30 P. M. FRIDAY 


CHRISTMAS CAROLS 
CHRISTMAS EXCERPTS FROM “THE MESSIAH" 
CHRISTMAS READINGS 
BRASS. QUARTET 


FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 
10th & G Streets N.W. 


Congregational 


a _———— 


Latter Bay Saints 


THE WASHINGTON CHAPEL 


(Mormon) 
16th and Columbia Rd. N.W. 


TONIGHT 
11:30 


SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVE ORGAN RECITAL 
CAROLS BY WASHINGTON WARD CHOIR 
Wade N. Stephens, Mus. M., Organist 


Tatter Bay Sainte | 


CHRISTMAS E 


Sunday School 


Christmas 


STARS,” 7:30 P 


TAKOMA LUTHERAN 
Seventh and Dahlia Sts. W.W. 
(Three blocks east of Walter Reed) 


New Church Site: &.W. Corner 123th & 
Eastern Ave. . 


Rev. J. Adrian: Pieiffer, 


VE 


SERVICE, FRIDAY, 11 P. M. 
Sunday Services: 
at 9:45 A. M. 
Christmas Communion Gervice at 11 A. M. 
Pageant, 
_M 


“THE GLORY OF OUR CHRISTMAS” 
UNITED CHOIRS 


EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN 
20th and G Sts. N.W. 
CHARLES ENDERS, D.D., Pastor 
CHRISTMAS EVE 
FRIDAY, DEC. 24th 

ll P. M. 
CHRISTMAS SERVICE 


CHRISTMAS DAY 
December 25th 
10:30 A. M. 


GERMAN SERVICE 


New Hampshire and Buchanan 6. WN w. 
Rev. EDWARD R. BLEY, Pastor 


CHRISTMAS EVE 
4 Candlelight Service 11 P. M. f 


NW 
Pastor 
CANDLELIGHT 


| <n a 


CHEVY CHASE 6401 Connecticut Ave. (At Shepherd) 
“A Community Church” 
Clifor Homer Richmond, &.T.D., Minister 


Organ and Celio Recital 
—Carol and Candlelight Service 


“UNDER 


“BE NOT AFRAID” » 


GRACE | 


16th & Varnum 
Sts. N.W., 


Gerhard E. 
Lenski, 
Pastor 

CHRISTMAS 

EVE 

10:30 P. M. 

Candlelight 
Service 


Mt. Rainier, Md. 
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 
Christmas Candle-Light Services 

Worship with Prayer, Song 
and Sermon 


Landover Hills—4219 70th Ave. 
December 24th—8:30 P. M. 
(Chapel of the Ascension) 
Hyattsville—38th and Longfellow St. 
December 24th—9:45 P. M. 

| (Trinity School Avuditerium) 
Mt. Rainier—30th and Bunker Hill Rd. 
December 24th—11:00 P. M., 
(Trinity Lutheran Church) 
i CHRISTMAS DAY 
i Mt. Rainier—30th and Bunker Hil! Rd. 
| December 25th—10:00 A. M. 
(Trinity Lutheran Church) 


PAGEANTS 


December 24th, 7:00 P. M. 
(Trinity Gchool Audéitoriym) 


| Mt. Rainier—30th and Bunker Hill Rd. 


Hester M. Smithy and Eleanor Benedict. 
1459 Columbia Road N.W, 


ALVAR 
C Vv Y (Convenient to bus and car lines) 


DR. ORRIS, GRAVENOR ROBINSON, Minister 
CHRISTMAS EVE 


M —Trumpeters leadi Carol Sing on church steps. 
M.—Candlelight Worship Service. 


10:15 P. 
11:00 P. 


Chevy Chase .Circle 


Rev. Charles W. Lowry, Ph.D., Rector # 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


11:30 P. M—Midnight Festival Service 


CHRISTMAS DAY 


4 8:30 & 11:00 A. M.—Holy Communion 
| Sunday, Dec. 26, 7:30 A.M. & 11 A.M. 


Solemn Midnight Mass. 


Christmas Day, December 25° 


7:30 A. M.—Lew Mass. 
9:30 A. M.—Low Mass. 


Sunday, December 26 


12 noon. essions 
24th, at 5S and at f 
pointment. 


WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH 


Conn. Ave. & Jocelyn St. N.W. 
C. STANLEY LOWELL, Minister 
ll P. M—CHRISTMAS EVE. CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 
The Wesley Choir Directed by James L. McLain 


Judith Callender, Soprano Henriette Plum, Contralto 
David Manley, Tenor Robert Nicholson, Baritone 


w---teoeeoeee-- +-+----- > 


Metropolitan Memorial 


| Hyattsville—38th and Longfellow St. f 


Nebraska & New Mexico Avenue 
“The National Church” 


DR. EDWARD GARDINER LATCH, Minister 
11:00.P. M. 
Christmas Eve Carol and Candlelight Service 
MR. LOUIS A. POTTER 
Will Play Christmas Carols on the Organ 
Starting at 10:30 P. M. 


December 26th, 8:00 P. M. 
(Trinity Lutheran Church) 


NEW YEAR'S EVE 


Holy Communion Service— 


| P.M. 


ee 
nme 


Ee a 


Catholic Catholic 


IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH 


LUTHERAN 


Dr. Oscar F. Biackwelder 


esl 

as 

Pestival Christmas M Me 
meditation * 


CHURCH OF THE REFORMATION 

212 East Capito|—Capitel Hill 

Pastors 

, Rev. Arnold F. Keiler, Jr. 
Zabaewa, Minister of Music 
usie by combined + under may A Jule Zabawa and 
‘CHRISTMAS; LIGHT AND MUSIC” by Dr. Blackwelder 

Everybody Welcome 


nthe - 


' Trinity Lutheran Church, Mt. Rainier, ] 


ASBURY METHODIST CHURCH 


1ITH & K STS. N.W 
extends its hearty season’s greetings to the members, friends and citizens 
of Washington. You are cordially invited to attend the following services: 


Christmas Day— 

5:30 A. M.—Subject: “THE WAYSIDE INN’’—Dr 
Music by 3 Choirs. 

Sunday, December 26— 

9:30 A. M.—Chureh School eat the Church and Community Center. 


11:00 A. M.—""WHAT DOES CHRISTMAS MEAN TO YOU?” 
Dr. Williams. 
6:00 P. M.—Recital—The Wesleyan Choir. 
8:00 P. aie yee, 2. - 
our * t r’ every nesday at 7 P. M. 
December 27—6 A. M.—You are irvited to go with 
us to Mow York City to sce the great Christmas Puecact 


——— oe 


R. M. Williams. 


—_-_ 


8TH and N STREETS N.W. 
CHRISTMAS SERVICES 


Conf Christmas Eve, 4 to 6; 7 to 9 


SOLEMN MASS AT MIDNIGHT 


Sung by Immaculate Church Choir 
Low Masses—1:30 a. m., 2 a. m., 7:15, 8:15, 9:15, 10, 10:45, 11:30 and 12:15 


SUNDAY MASSES 


2 a. m., 7:15, 8:15, 9:15, 10, 10:45, 11:30, and 12:18 HIGH MASS 


AU 


GUSTANA LUTHER 


v 


STREET AND NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE. N.W. 


CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT 
10:30 P. M. 
Two Choirs under direction of R. E. Snesrud 
Lois Graham, organist 
Trumpeter, St. Sgt. J. L. Rasmussen, U. §. Marine Band 
Marius Thor, violinist 


“THE. DECEMBER ROSE” 
Clarence T. Nelson, Preaching 


7 


ELDBROOKE 


Wisconsin Ave. and River Rd. N.W. 
REV. F. PAUL HARRIS, Minister 


(Take Cer No. 30, Friendship Heights) 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


10:30 P. M.—Instrumental Carol Concert 
Violinist, Mrs. Kern; Organist, Mrs. Lawrence Marry; Vibrabarp, Mr. Ray Fox 


11:00 P. M. —Traditional Candlelight Carol Service 


Special music by the Ganct Choir of 30 Voices. Goloist, Mrs. Beth Conger, 
M Hugh . Mr. Witiem &. Brower, 


Meditation by Rev. Harris 
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND 


ot. Thomas Church 
\8th Street Between P and Que 


Near Dupont Circle 
The Rev. Harold Bend Sedgwick, Rector 


FRIDAY, CHRISTMAS EVE 


11:15 P. M—Midnight Communion 


Special Music. No Sermon. 


SATURDAY, CHRISTMAS DAY 


11:00 A. M.—Holy Communion. Carols. 


Service in Candlelighted Church. 


Short Address by the Rector, 


WASHINGTON 
CATHEDRAL 


Open daily, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. 
Christmas Eve: Open at 10 p. m. 


CHRISTMAS SERVICES 


11:30 P. M.—christmas Bve Midnight 
Comm unien, ' 


of 


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Honorary Canon 


9:30 A. M—Holy Communion, Bethlehem Chapel. 
11:00 A. M.—Annual Christmas Gervice, Washington Federation of Churches. The Bt. 
Rev. Angus Dun. 


4:00 P. M.—Evening Prayer, St. Mary's Chapel. 


THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION 
AND 
ST. AGNES 


12th Street and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. 


CHRISTMAS EVE 


December 24: 11:15 p. m., Organ Prelude; 11:25 p. m. Carols; 
11:45 p. m., SOLEMN HIGH MASS OF THE NATIVITY 


CHRISTMAS DAY 
December 25: 7:30 a. m., Low Mass; 11:00 a. m. SOLEMN HIGH MAS& 


7:30 A. M.—Holy Communion, Bethlehem Chapel, The Rev. Franklin J. Bohenan, 


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Celebration of Holy 
The Rt Angus Dun, Bishep 
Washington. 


Rev. 


The Very Rev. John W. Suter, Dean, 


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Navy May Play Duke or Columbia Here Next Fall 


; , Need a Coach? 
The Washington Post ois Musial Adds ER LR Te ua | Novti2 Cone 
he rem ess Title f Ti eS SOR a B | Smith Goes 
itle for 


Out on Limb 
Slugging to For Clipper 
’°49 Honors wa 


By Red Smith 
Goryright. 1948, N. Y. Herald Tribune 
By Ralph Roden New York, Dec. 23.—Upward | 
New York, Dec. 23 (#%.—Stan 
Musial, the one-man wrecking crew. 


of a dozen years ago a couple of 
the Smith boys landed in Phila- 

of the St. Louis Cardinals, has add- 

jed the National League’s slugging | 


delphia, one from St. Louis and 
the other from a house that teet- 

title to his imposing collection of 

‘1948 honors that include the bat- 


ers on the very lip of a black 
bluff at South Laguna, Calif, 

ting championship and most valu- 

able player award. 


where the Pacific pounds itself 
The slender Cardinal mauler | 


to foam on the rocks below and 

the setting sun slides down be- 
‘compiled the highest loop slugging | 
mark in 18 vears in winning the 


hind Catalina, coloring the snow- 

capped peak of Old Baldy above | 

title for the fourth time in his: | 
brilliant 6-year career. 


the eastern horizon. 
According to the final official 


They got to be friends and 

traveled a good deal together, to 
figures released today, Musial slug- 
ged at a .702 gait, the best since 


Havana and California and Texas, 
the late Hack Wilson slugged .723 


while hitting 56 homers and driv-| 
ing’ in 190 runs for the 1930 


New Director 
Admits He’s 
Considering 


Ball Park 


By Jack Walsh 
Post Reporter 
A strong possibility that Navy's 
football team will play one of its 
| “home” games next fall at Grif- 


fith Stadium developed yesterday, 
/\The Washington Post learned. 

Although, at the moment, the 
Plans are tentative, vigorous sup- 
port for the game came from the 
Navy Department, the Naval Acad- 
lemy and Calvin Griffith, speaking 
for Clark Griffith. 

Pending further study, the Navy 
'game most likely to be played here 
would be either with Duke, Octo- 
‘ber 8, or Columbia, November 12. 
Both dates still are open at Grif- 
fith Stadium. 

There long has been agitation 
for Navy to play annually in the 
Nation's Capital. The Middies 
haven't appeared here since they 
defeated Virginia, 21-6. October 6, 
‘934. In its last game here before 
that, Navy defeated Maryland, 6-0, 
in 1931. 

The Secretary of Navy's office re- 
ported that part of a general pro- 
gram at the academy was to have 
Navy appear in various parts of 
the country and agreed that there 
was “a lot of merit” in having a 
game in Washington. 

Plan te Take It Up 

The Secretary's office added that 
it would be taken up promptly with 
the authorities at the Naval 
Academy. 

At Annapolis, Capt. Howard 
‘Caldwell said, “I'm very sympa- 
thetic to the idea of playing at 
least one game in Washington.” 

Captain Caldwell, who takes 
ial over as athletic director February 

tle more often than he did. t""jamitted tha the ‘Naval Acad 

losing football coach. , emy is seriously considering sched- 
But the Yanks didn’t win. At |“/ing @ game here next fall. 

the end of the 1947 season there Calvin Griffith, perry president of 

were rumors that the coach the Nats, said, “We long have 

would resign, but he didn’t. He wished that Navy would come to 
stayed on for another year, an- Washington. After all, this is its 
other losing year, and then the headquarters. 

other day it was announced that “Griffith Stadium is willing to 

he had turned in his card to Ted C°OPETate WHA Navy in every wey. 

Collins, the owner. Navy yesterday announced that 

: End Phil Ryan would captain the 

_ IN THE CONFtISION attend- (1949 team and formally revealed 

ing the professional football jts nine-game schedule. Four of 

draft meetings and the cham- 


| the games were listed at “home” 
pionship playoffs and the abor- put Navy admittedly was undecided 
tive attempts to settle the war- 


whether that meant Baltimore or 
between-leagues, the resignation Annapolis. 
attracted little notice. But it The games involved are Prince- 
means that somebody, some col- jton October 1: Duke, October 8; 
lege or pro team, now has a Notre Dame. October 29, and Co- 
chance to grab off one of the 


finest football coaches in th lumbia, November 12. In all 
s in the . 
business, and one of the finest See NAVY, Page 15, Column 8. 


by Clipper joined the pros, Jets Defeat 
Ft. Wayne, 71-60 - 


the notion here was that this was 

the right game for him. It 

seemed reasonable that if you Indianapolis, Dec. 23 (#).—The 
Indianapolis Jets ended a five- 
game losing streak with a 71-60 vic- 


gave him a squad that hac no 

classes to attend, nuthing else to 
tory over the Fort Wayne Pistons 
in a Basketball Association of 


do but play football, and he 

could get his players together in 

| mid-summer and keep them at America contest tonight. 
Fort Wayne G FG PF P Indianapolis 
'armstrong.! 5 Black.! 


—s oe 


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——Ana a Great 1949 to ‘Him 


Der Bingle Still 
No. 1 Guy With Us 


(Editor's Note: The following message was sent yesterday to 
Bing Crosby: 
MR. BING CROSBY 
9028 SUNSET BOULEVARD 
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA 

OUR SPIES SPOTTED a note in Time that the Women’s 
Press Club of Hollywood recently voted you one of the 
“least cooperative” film stars. 
~ The oe Post suggests respectfully that the dear 
ladies drag themselves away 
from Hollywood and Vine 
and take a look around the 
country to determine how 
this man Crosby spends his 
free time. : ‘Chicago Cubs. 

Three times in recent | Outfielder Jeff Heath of the 
years this “uncoooperative” Champion Boston Braves finished 
individual has come. to second, 120 points behind Musial 

. with a 582 mark. 
Washington at our request Musial, who socked 376 fo win 
to appear in charity or pa- epating seme aie “- total 
triotic events, traveling Bo Ellictt of Boston @rew fr 
hundreds of tiresome miles most walks, 131. 
to do his part in causes he Cincinnati's Hank Sauer struck 
. out the most times, 85. Emil Ver- 
eee good. ca ban, who played for Philadelphila 
ice he a ared in-our an icago, fanned the least 
Celebrities Golf Tourna- \*M0ns players who appeared in 
: 100 or more games. 
ment, and on each occasion * Verban went out on strikes only 
thousands of dollars were }2_times in 111 games. 
raised to fight juvenile de- ,cpuowine, i list of records 
linquency. With this money clubs or players the past season: 
a pee Boys Clubs have been palsading league or tring for leadership. heme 
ee equipped, settlement houses "+p Kiner. Pitusburen. re : 
halfé been enlarged, kids baseball leagues maintained, and “yz.wn=s cts 2 ae Re 
- Washington kids have been kept off the street. 
On another occasion he traveled from Memphis by train 
to. appear at The Washington Post’s War Bond Baseball Piss, Murs! St teuls, 4 (ew National 
game—the first of its kind—and was a big factor in raising  nejer. pot _tesble plays, shertetep,! game—Sthe 
tw6 millions dollars when it was needed. And that night »w'ten"3 "0°" 8S yume: 3 
he.went out to Walter Reed Hospital and sang for hours for ®yku". % 
the boys and the only request he made was no publicity. oT 
df the gals mean he refuses to fall for gag interviews and 
phony heart throbs, the undersigned wouldn’t know about 
that. But if they mean that Der Bingle isn’t No. 1 Citi- 
| business of being helpful when the kind of 
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DECEMBER 23, 1948 


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Shirley Povich, The Wash- 
ington Post’s sports columnist, 
j will resume his column next 
week. 


| and had a good deal of fun. 

When the war came, one of them 

joined the Marines and, after a 

while, the other moved to New 
| York. Their paths have crossed 
only once or twice since, and 
then very briefly, but they're 
still friends. So this is a piece 
about a friend. 

When he came out of the Ma- 
rine Corps, Clipper Smith did a 
hitch at San Francisco Univer- 
sity and then became coach of 
the Boston Yanks in the National 
Football League. The Yanks | 
must have been an extraordi- 
narily bad team, because if they'd 
been any good at all, Clipper 
Smith would have contrived to | 
get them home on the front end 


seasen- 

Associated Press “ho’o 
dians, left Charity Hospital yesterday under 
his own power after having undergone a major 
brain operation that necessitated a long stay. 
He suffered a brain hemorrhage last season 


Picks ais en in °49 


BLACK CHRISTMAS—In this case, though, it 
means ja truly happy one for Don Black and 
his two daughters, Donna, 6 (left), and Mar- | 
. Saret, 7. Pitcher Black, of ‘the Cleveland In- 


Millner Quits 
As Line Coach Connie Mack, 86, Won't Quit 


Of Redskins ‘Until My Brains Wear Out’ 


By Bill Burnett Philadelphia, Dec. 23 (47.—Connie Mack, 86 today, said he wouldn't 
Post Reporter retire “until my brains wear out” and predicted a 1949 American 
League pennant for the World Champion Cleveland Indians. 
me rans, wine-inning game, player Wayne Millner, a member of the 


| Nitsburgh, and Gehe Washington Redskin organization There's little chance, however, that the grand old gentleman of the 


league, condnn~~Btathedin 


MAJOR LEAGUE RECORDS TIED 
Meet times five hitx. came. player, season-— 


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NATIONAL LEAGUE RECORDS SET 
Mert years 40 or mere heme runs, player 
John Mice. St. Leuis-New York. 3 
Mest years leading league imp home runs. 
cleb—New VYerk. 23 
Mest years 100 er more heme runs, 
ment York 17 
ATeDHAD LEAGUE RECORDS TIED 
t years ding iteacue in base hits. 
player——Stan Musial, St. Louis. 4 
Mest vears leading learue itm three-base 
hite—Stan Mesial, St. Louis. 3 
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yon” that saves lives and makes good citizens is 
we wish they would interview: 


game—Pitts- 


work as long as he chose, he'd 
have a chance to mold a team 
into something approaching the 
perfection that has always been | 
his heart's desire. | 
Once in a while there was a 
hint that this guess had been 
accurate. A year ago, when 
the Philadelphia Eagles were go- 
ing for the Eastern champion- 
ship, they whipped Boston 
See SMITH, Page 15, Column 6. 


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UP).—The Cincinnati Reds to- 
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Grid-Minded Judge 
Charlotte, .J. C., Dec. 23 ().— 

Alfred Lewis Parks wants to at- 

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nd Del Ennis. pithusetpbin 36). 
> whose greatest collegiate feat was life is youthful. 
in order to consider them. “Nothing,” Connie smiled. 
20-year-old junior from Denver 
7 ’ ciation with the players, other Paced by, Belus Smawley, who con- out and say the Athletics will have 
g, No replacement for Miliner as tt before only 800 here tgnight. Ber senda pe A, gare ys gpallimcwnr 
ip New Y Iniver- 
You may notice I said‘was’ and I mean ‘was.’ Buffaloes to nip New York Univer 
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stars of the team when it moved °f Kenny Sailors who pumped in better—"particularly in the pinch- 
dependable and a power at Qharley himself is confident. 
ien.f 1 6 ington Senators, Américan League 
Wi , " : “ ' Rolander.f 
: he Showed up in 1948 pee ayn! eal player has ~ rs.c 2 Smawiey.¢ Hubbard ¢ . 
and aeted as end coach of the! Rous 
still. ¢ Swing a mean bat. ‘T have never felt a twinge and Free throws missed: Si 
as player-coach in 1945, and the) dence. Sailors. Hubbard 2) Nostrand, Schnell- 
cago Stags tonight to win a rough 
song. George Weiss, general 
E dge.t 6 0 O Reiser! 
The 4merican Bowling Congress nillipet er 
he was and raised, Keller Miasek.¢ 


Mest players 30 or ses- since 1936, handed in his resigna-| °4Seball world will ever quit the game. 
plays, club, seasen-—Pitts- 
bergh, ‘eatching the last-minute touch-' _ He had but one ambition —another pennant for his A's. 
His parting statement was: “My “Nothing that a slugging outfielder 
dropped in a pair of free throws \coaches, and Mr. George Marshall. tributed 30 points, the St. Louis a chance to win the pennant next 
oad cask ath ta, tanta. Gane) The score was tied at 47-all at TUmners and the side gets retired 
ley Keller thus confidently declared himself ready to take ‘Sit¥ tonight, 68-69. 
— sity of Indianapolis defeated Long to Washington the next year. 27 points for the losers before hitting’—and maybe . “maybe 
the plate. , “Dm gla to learn. that. 
Catholic University’s Head Coach) OvGrady.f it President Will Harridge, balliplay- 
ilig . 
spring ‘camp, he had trouble | been taking ‘ ‘strenuous exercise” en. Meinhold.¢. 0 
Notre Dame V-12 football team. ous -s 
n. Smawiey 2, 
H@Wass*Goming along as the | am as good as new again.” h 
next year ‘retired from an active|™*"* 
basketball Association of America 
menager of the Yankees, let it | 
Phiillip.f 2 13) Tidrick f 
announced today 5342 teams will! 
intimates hé wants to remain a 


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|39. Henry Saver. Cincinnati. 35; 
Millner. a Notre Dame great, 45 ever. His mental reactions are rapid and modern. His outlook on 
offers of jobs, and had to be free What's wrong with the As, 
| New York, Dec. 23 (#).—Bill Ley, 4 ow } 
enjoyed every minute of my asso-,_ Providence, R. I., Dec. 23 (#.—) wm, oniy reason I don't come 
onds later to ewable the Colorado ave treated me.", Rae: ASSOC BE AanSTIEn Soe 
LICK, Md., Dec. 23 ().—“The comeback trail was a lon 
an. aide tae teen oe os dan Oly teem the: jump ches! “Teme S sts. Me AS wel be 
— aNever spectacular but al- *- 
Calverley {. 8&8 416 ¥. 
In 1938 and '39, he also assisted Putman. ® 2 627 Owner Clark Griffith of the Wash 
for Jemhoval of a spinal disc, , aid. Capete , Cre = 
In 1942, he went into the Navy, Mausho« H. Shan'n.¢ 7 
the nickname of “King Kong” four times a week and reported *?™" Score at half, 47-47, tie 
Millner returned to the Redskins) a. 
ghn 4: Provi- 
timore Bullets outlasted the Chi-' 
beginning to sing Keller's swan | 
Atlantic City, N. * Dec. 23 (%.' Zesioisky.f 11 3 425 Stutzt 
But at Hit home here where Otters Torgoft.e 
ment scheduled to begin February Vance.s 


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home 
son—6 (Ralph Kiner, Pittsburgh, and Jobe tion as end coach yesterday. It; As he blew out a single candle and cut a huge 50-pound birthday 
1, 8 8 dpe accepted as of January 1, 1949.\¢ake, the owner-manager of the Philadelphia Athletics stood erect 
‘ double plays, club, 
down pass that beat Ohio State, “But not in 1949," Mack said 
(inlorado 18-13, in 1935, said he had several B sadly. “Cleveland will win it.” 
| ’ ombers 
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Butler W ‘Win, 109-99 
u er in decision to leave the Redskins was inl, ” and two fast, hitting infielders 
not an easy one to make. I have wouldn't fix. 
- with 20, seconds remaining and] am deeply grateful to the Red- somes egy Be a cys en year is because we're slow on the 
a Keller’ s Sure Fit Now added another penalty shot 10 sec-‘skin fans for the warm way they|>teamroliers coe SS Same 
by a double lay when I least ex- 
Manager Dick-McCann announced. ~ =, ye egg ergs boa pect it.” play 
his old spot in the New York Yankee outfield next year. The invading fives made it a Millner joined the Redskins in “YOUN Most of the thre pe 
Keliet had been a fixture in the Yankee outer garden for eight clean sweep when Butler Univer- 
we'll end ur in second “ee 
Island University, 63-54, in the first continued as a mainstay of the amaling “0 Pa PP. Proviaence eneke. . Condretulations ca Pl e 
Ther back trouble came along. | Wainwright's examination con- &*™* of the Madison Square Gag-\team until after the 1941 season. Loean $1 
and he was operated on in 1947. "rmed my own feelings,” Keller den doubleheader. 
Dutch Bergman. \peertin 6 Nostrand.c 3 ers, friends and umpires. | 
running although the unusually S#nce the end of the baseball sea- 1... ns 8090 
] son. He's been bowlin bo ep 5 In 1943 and °44, he was assigned" — Totals 36 27 30 99 
ohg “arms ~ which gained him g about to duty aboard ship. Totals 4127 23 199 Chicago. 96-89 
eghn' 4: Prov Baltimore, Dec. 23 (4).—The Bal-| 
season progressed. Then he 
broke.a hand and they were career to concentrate on coaching. 
contest, 96-89. 
$300,000 for ABC Chicago  G FG PF P| Baltimore 
be known an offer for Keller 
would be considered. ey ican 
seek prize money close to $300,000 
in its forty-sixth annual tourna- 
Yankee and may give up the 
game father than play else- 


system from the University of 
Maryland in 1937 with Newark. 
leading the International League 
With a .353 batting average his 
first year. 

IT WAS a discouraging come- 
back at times the last two years, 
but Keller is in high spirits now. 
Yesterday Dr. Charles Wain- 
wright .of Johns Hopkins Hos- 
pithl announced after &n exami- 
nation that he is “confident 
Charlies Keller will regain his 
former usefulness to the team.” 


at's more important is that | 


homa Sugar Bow! football game 
in New Orleans January 1. His 


where. He joined the Yankee | lawyer explained that today in 


Federal Court in asking post- 


1 ponement of trial. Parks is ac- 


cused of operating a liquor stiil. 

“That's all right with me, I'm 
for Justice,” replied Judge D. 
E. Henderson in granting post- 
ponement. The judge pointed 
out he was referring to North 
Carolina's All-American Half- 
back Charlie Justice as well as 
te the legal kind. He added he 
was district attorney when the 
indictment was drawn and pre- 
ferred to have another judge, 
hear the case. 


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Halftime: Butler. 33: 
Pree throws missed 
(4), Chapman 


DiMag Off to Coast 


New York. Dec. 23 U.?).—Joe Di- 


Maggio, New York Yankee out- 


fielder recuperating from an oper- 
ation on his heel, left tonight by 
‘i plane to spend Christmas in San 
Francisco with his family. 


‘, By Walter Haight 


.4 Post Reporter 


/ @S much a: 


League games were sometime 
10 minutes in ad- 


WITH ALL THE SO-CALLED | vance of their airing on the Red- 
experts agreeing that the rock- | 
fish season on the bay was his- | 


tory.a catch of 24 stripers, aver- 
aging around 6 pounds, was 
made last Monday en the heels 
of the big weekend -snow .. . 
a couple of fishing guides down 
Herring Bay way had nothing 
to and’ ‘evided to take a ride 
and see What might be cooking 
Chesapea .. 

r toward Eastern Bay they 
were surprised to see the rock 
bredking and they hustled out 
lines and lures an i went to work 
on m... Captain Manicoid 
said they. struck as long as the 
sun Was shining ... I couldn't 
help but notice that on the 
broads” * «f t*- Co'ts’ games, 
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skins’ show ... of course, the 


were not announced *‘y Wismer 


. while discussing pre- 
historic fish with Dr. David 
Dunkle of the Emithsonian Ih- 
stitute, he told of unearthing 
the head and gills of a finny 
specimen with a long latin name 
but dabbed “Terrible Fish”... 
the picture showed several rows 
of men: cing teeth, intact despite 
.. he 
said they hauled the two-ton. fish 
head to their office. Several small 
boys came in for a look-see. 
“Where did you catch that fish?” 
asiced one of the small fry. In- 
formed that it came out of near- 
by Rocky River (Cleveland, 
Ohio), the yourcster exclaimed, 


“Golly gee, we were swimming 


in there yesterday!” 
A friend who follows the Caps 


_ Says the pro court games are too 
All-American Conference scores | 


| tion,” 


short. He says three 20- or 25- 
minute periods would be better. 
“Too far to go for so little ac- 
he contends . . . I'm told 


| that Citation’s injury is more se- 


' time next year... 


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rious thin disclosed te date. He 
isn't exactly < cripple, but will 
have to be patched and repatched 
like many selling platers in the 
future. Looks like the son of 
Bull Lea will be in the stud this 
Is it true 
that some 2-year-olds due td 
come to the races next spring 
like some of 
those barred German horses? 

.. Jockey (‘No Boy) Jake, re- 
cuperating from an operation, 
will delay his departure for 
in town for In- 


Variety Is the Spice of Haight 


Hardy Rockfish Make Surprise Appearance in Nearby bay 


12 in Convention Hall. 


Scores 


COLLEGE ae 
Batier 63 s teland 
fexas A. & M. 49. 6.W. a ou- 
Syracuse 55 Oklahoma 
Seten Halli 59 William and Mary 55 
Bradicy 60 Sean Diege State - 


gan 56 Celerade A. 
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New Yerk 3 | 


Montreal . 


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contract of Augie Galan, on 
whom waivers were asked yes- 
terday. 

Miss Leretta Wiseman, tele- 
phone operator in the Reds’ 
office, said she would like to 
buy up the contract, which may 
be had for $1 since Galan is be- 
ing released unconditionally. 

“It would be pretty nice to 
own a husky guy who could 
mow the lawn,” Miss Wiseman 
explained. 

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have te own a ball club te buy 
the contract. Miss Wiseman 
doesn't. 


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| St. Leats 109 
Baltimere 96 
| Indianapolis 71 


auguration. “There’s going to 
be a lot of fresh money in tow, 
he says. When President Tru- 
man was reelected Jake re- 
marked, “Did you ever see such a 
longshot bigshot?” 
* * a > 
I told this story to several New 


| York scribes recently so I had 
- better write it before Red Smith 
| puts it in his Herald Tribune | 


column ... Seems a Long Island 
Sunday school teacher was mov- 
ing to the Midwest. So the 
mothers decided to take the chil- 
dren to the station to bid her 
goodby. The departing teacher 
was so overcome by the send- 


off that, with the train almost | 
- came to me from Woodrow Price, 
_ Raleigh News and Observer, via 


ready to pull out, she began pick- 
ing up the youngsters and kiss- 
ing them on the cheeks. Finally 


she grabbed up a boy. He beat | 


the teacher to the punch, throw- 
ing his arms around her and 


planting a big smacker full on 
her lips. 
put him dewn quickly saying, 
“You naughty boy; you didn't 


‘learn to kiss like that in my 


class.” The little fellow replied, 


“I wasn't in your class, lady. I'm 
, a jocked at Belmont and I'm rid- | 
| nh in the third race. I was wait- 
- ing for the next train.” 


6: Ss. 

When it comes to good fishing, 
good hunting and tall stories 
there’s no place in my book like 
North’ Carolina. 
going to get my fill of all three 
at The Carolinian, the famous 
hostelry at NAGE Head . 
Here’s a hunting dog yarn that 


Bill Sharp, the North Carolina 
publicity man: 
An old-timer from down in 


| Harnett County dropped by the | 


\ 


The surprised teacher , 


Some day I'm — 


other day, bringing a couple of | 


quail and opinéd as how he had 


a story to tell about his bird | 


dog, Old Guppy. “I was out hunt- 
ing the other day, when Old Gup 
dropped out of sight in the brush 


10 yards away,” he went on, 
without waiting to hear whether 


_ we'd like to listen. “Suddenly, 


a bird flew up out of that brush 


and I knocked him over. About | 


30 seconds later, another came 
up and I shot him. That kept 


up until I had my limit. Then | 
I busted through the brush to > 


see what was going on.” With- 
out cracking a smile, the old- 


Old Gup layin’ there on his 
‘belly, with one paw over a hole 
in a hollow log. He had a whole 
covey of birds penned up there 
and was letting them out one at 
a time.” 


. timer said, “You know I found © 


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THE WASHINGTON POST 


Friday, December 24, 1948 
” 15 


se 


By Touchdowners 


Justices (Yes, 
Four of Them) 
Will Be Served 


THE STAGE has been set for | 


Justice to receive his reward. 
Four Supreme Court justices 


15 of Them 
Must Be in 


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yesterday were added to the | 


imposing roll of Federal notables 
who'll see North Carolina's 
Charlie Justice receive the Wal- 
ter Camp Memorial Trophy as 
the outstanding collegiate foot- 
ball player of the year at the 
annual Touchdown Club banquet 
January 8 at the Hotel Statler. 

Chief Justice Fred Vinson 
and Associate Justices William 
O. Douglas, Stanley Reed and 
Wiley Rutledge announced that | 
they'll attend the big blowout. 
Others on the guest list are Sam 
Rayburn and Joseph Martin, 
Democratic and Republican lead- 
ers of the House of Representa- | 
tives, Secretary of the Interior 
Julius A. Krug and Secretary of 
the Navy John L. Sullivan. 


Mahnken Back 


The much-traveled Johnny 
Mahnken comes back to Uline 


Arena Saturday night, but in a 


visiting team’s uniform. The 
former Georgetown U. and Caps 
star will be playing for Fort 


‘attraction will end a two-week cirma’s Jim | (Batch 
period during which the Interhighs |< 
will be deprived of the Armory %osie Berri. (a 
Somber ( 
‘because of Inauguration festivities. Doub Moose _ 
Chamberlain and Bell, the two new — 
additions to the league open the 
and will be 
followed by Anacostia-Wilson and| » 


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School Gyms 


By Herb Heft 


Post Reporter 


The Interhigh Basketball League 
swollen to 10 teams, and crowded 
for time and playing space, yester- 
day announced a 48-game schedule a 
which includes a January 25 triple- 2:00 
header at the National Guard 


Armory. 


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Long John, 6-foot 7-inch cen- 
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Baltimore for Kleggie Hermsen 


early in the season, and has. 


since been sent to Indianapolis 
and finally to Fort Wayne. He 
played for Indianapolis when the 
Jets halted the Caps’ 15-game 
winning streak last month. 
The Caps have several streaks 
going for them now. They've 


won 12 in a row on their home | 


court, and 4:straight at home and 

on the road. Dick Schulz, re- 
serve forward, who has been 
resting a lame leg, is expected 
to return to the Caps after a 10- 
day layoff. 


| *Dead heat for third. 


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have averages of over 10 anes 
per game. 


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Basketball League presents a 3:30 


tripleheader Sunday at the Ar- 
mory. Starting the bill at 6:30 
p. m., Jet Motors faces Mulli- 


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Studio, and Southeast Merchants Pert 


plays Naval Reserve. 


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Friday next week. 


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long, beginning at 9:30 a. m. 
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A HOT CONTEST is develop- 
ing out of the 220 mixed doubles 
league at Fort Davis, with Larry 
Vassallo and Ken Marsh taking 
top place from Ann Carlson and 
T. Burns. In third place and a 
pair of games behind the pace- 
setters are J. Januskis and Red 
Megaw. 

The Januskis and Megaw com- 
bination hold the high game of 
290, while a high team set of 


‘| 733 is boasted by Marsh and 


Vassallo. Mrs. Carlson possesses 
the leading individual average 
for the ladies with 110-24, while 
chief among the men is Vassallo 
with 116-8. 


THE CLARENDON Major. 


_ League has a new leader, with 


Jenkins Sheet Metal moving into 
first place due to its 2-1 win over 
Megaw’s Mighty Men. Luzi, 
after losing three to Burke Floor 
Sanding, dropped to third place. 

Russ Spillman of- Jenkins 


hurled a 421, and Reds Thomas 
| of A. S. Johnson, a 411 to win 
| the two free entries in the four- 
| teenth annual Reds Megaw tour- 


nament. 

Next Monday Eddie Goldberg 
will hold another preliminary 
event for the Megaw. 


al THE COUNTRY’S top woman 
duckpinner, Mrs. Elizabeth Barg- 
er of Baltimore, although she has 
had her ups and downs this sea- 
son, is leading in the annual 
Sun 30-game elimination tourna- 


mént in her home town. A 702 
block is the boast of Mrs. Barg- 
er, while Elizabeth Dige is sec- 
ond with 641. 


THE HOLIDAY bowlers are 
'YTeally going for the one-ball 
tournament, due to the fact that 


| Bill Bennings 


At Tropical Park 
1—Macon Switch, River Jack, 
Valdina Aide. 
2—Prince Tread, Cherish, 
Hard Facts. 


3—Bold Knot, Royal Slam, Pa- | 


cific Star. 

4—_SHINING DEED, Our 
Louise, Grand Teddy. 

5—Dubious, Better Buy, Jai 
Alai. 

6—Beach Boy, Sugar Pete, 
Late Sleeper. 

7—Captown Track, Don O’Sul- 
livan, Bank Balance. 

8—Warrenton, San Yet, Big 
Kay. 

Best Bet—Shining Deed. 


in Cold Storage 


' home,” 
_ chamber’s publicity department, 


Snow Assured 


For Fla. Bowl 


Tampa, Fla., Dec. (P).— 
Snow in Florida? 

That's what St. Thomas Col- 
lege Tommies will-find when 
they arrive here next Tuesday 
for their Cigar Bowl engagement 
with Missouri Valley's Vikings 
New Year’s Night. 

It will be real snow, too. In 
fact the snow will be the same 
the Tommies have been used to 
in St. Paul, Minn. 


The snow is part of the gigan- 


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tic welcome planned for the | 


Tommies by the Tampa Chamber 


, of Commerce. 


“We want them to feel at 
said Clyde Shaffer of the 


“so we'll have some snow.” 
The snow was shipped here at 


Iv s +s Gry Backs 
Vs. Blues’ Line 


Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 23 (7. 
A fast, plunging backfield against 
‘a big, scrappy line . 

That’s the way it looked today 
as rival sqauds slackened the pace 
of their workouts for Saturday's 
eleventh annual Blue-Gray grid‘ 
iron battle. | 

Southern coaches, headed by Al- 
lyn McKeen of Mississippi State, 
are counting on a speedy, razzle- 
dazzle offense engineered by stars 
like Shorty McWilliams and Har- 
per Davis of Mississippi State, Rip 
Collins from LSU, Bobby Thoma- 
son of VMI and Joe McCary of 
Virginia. ~ 

The Rebel coaching staff isn’t 
too happy, however, over the Gray 
line. It’s hefty e with a 205- 
pound average, but ewhat weak 
at tackle. 
| Against that they'll have to face) 
a rugged Yankee forward wall that 
averages 207 pounds per man with) 
— at every position. North- 
ern coaches figure a line like that 


will offset anybody's backfield ad-| 
‘vantage... 

Backfield honors aren't restrict-| 
ed to the Soidth, though Hand 
McKeen says he’s not too com- 
fortable about that. He points to 
such men as George Guerre from 
Michigan State, Hveto Kissell of 
Holy Cross, Phil Colella of St. 
Bonaventure and Ed Finn, Brown 
University’s passing ace. Colella 
was the one who ran rings around 
Dixie tacklers in the 1945 game, 
when the North won, 26-0. 


Western Nips 
Alumni, 43-41 


Carl King’s layup basket with 


‘| ward. 


_ change,” he conf 


eg smith Roots 
7 i or Smith 


handily on one Sunday and got 
licked by the Yanks a week later. 

“That Clipper Smith must be 
a terrific coach,” the Eagles’ 
Tommy Thompson said after- 
“We beat them in the 
first game by rushing their 
passers and blocking their kicks. 
A week later his passers and 
punters had the best protection 
you ever saw. We couldn't get 
close to one of em.” 


HOWEVER, cliseés wasn't 
happy in Boston, although that 
doesn’t méan he disliked the city 


“| or his employer or the profes- 


sional game. He wasn't win- 
ning. And when he isn't win- 
ning he is the unhappiest man 
alive, no matter where he is. Of 
all the tough losers ever viewed 
first hand from this corner, he 
is far and away the toughest. 
“How you feeling?” he was 
asked the only time he was en- 
countered during the 1947 sea- 
son. He winced and made a wry 


face. 


“How would I be feeling?” 
“Do you enjoy living in Bos- 


‘| ton?” 


“Could I enjoy being any place, 
the way I'm living?” 

It wouldn't have been any use 
suggesting that maybe things | 
would get better pretty soon. If 
he hasn't got players good 


enough to match the opposition, | 
‘North line averaging 208 pounds 
per man today was named to meet its name attractions. 
‘the South in the Mahi Shrine Tem-| 
ple’s annual charity football game 
Christmas night ia the Orange 


he is much too honest with him- 
self to pretend otherwise, or to 
pay any attention to anyone who 
does. 

Chances are he blames him- 
self for the inability of the 
Yanks to win on the field or 
draw at the gate, no matter who 
or what actually was responsible. 
When he was coaching at Santa 
Clara with Buck Shaw as his 
assistant, he got together a 
squad that Shaw subsequently 
took to the Sugar Bowl two 
years in succession. But before 
that team had ripened, Clipper 
was in the East coaching Villa- 
nova. 


“I HAD TO MAKE the 
, “to prove 
to myself that I could start over 
and do a better job than I'd done 
out there.” 

At Villanova, he developed a 
team that was undefeated for two 
seasons and got well along into 
its third before its streak was 
broken by Texas A. and M., com- 
plete with John Kimbrough. 
Coming home from the first de- 
feat in three years, Clipper was 
ashamed to face his friends. 

One winter both Holy Cross 


_and Boston College made reso- 


lute efforts to hire him away 
from Villanova. He was legally 
and ethically free to go, and both 


| Holy Cross and Boston had ma- 
| terial that proved good enough 
| to draw bow! invitations the fol- 


lowing season. After an uncom- 


mon lot of chest-beating, he re- | 


Wins Again 


jected both offers. Couldn't 
persuade himself it would be 
playing fair with Villanova if he 
departed. 

Now that the Yanks are mov- 
ing to New York, it is a source of 
personal regret that the coach 
won't be coming with them. The 
Yanks, as now constituted, don't 
promise to add much to the 
sports scene in this town. But 


| Clipper Smith would. 


Syracuse Beats 
Sooners, 59-49 


jpien 


Eastern High 


Track Coach 


Army. He is now athletic Officer 


at Fort Myer, Va. 


Only 25, Kiley becomes the 
youngest coach in the local public 
high schools. He takes the reins 
of the team which won the ihter- 
track championship last year. 
native of Oakland, Md., Kley|draw 50,000 spectators between 


Appoints Kley. 


VY—From Page 14 


Navy May 


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tor any of these games have been 
signed with. the Baltimore Fark 
Board. -) 

Navy, a perennial ‘ellout ate 
traction on the read, made no se- 
cret of its dissatisfaction with the 
Baltimore site last season. Nat- 
urally, the Notre Dame game was 
a 63,314 sellout. But the Cali- 
fornia and Missouri games didn’t — 


was an all-State football and bas-| them. 
ketball star at Elkins (W. Va.) High) California's Rose Bowl team 


‘School. He came to G. W. in 1941, 
but his studies were interrupted 


attracted approximately 25,000. 
{| Missouri, at the time the top team 


in 1942 a career in the Army/in the Big Seven and fresh from 
Air wt, He was a star. of the its conquest of Southern Method- 
Eglan Field, Fla. basketball team|ist, drew only a nestimated 21,000. 
during the war. | Last fall, Captain Tom 

He returned to G. W. in 1945,'outgoing athletic director, madea 


punting duties with Bill Spang! 


master’s degree. 


North’s Line 
Dwarfs South 


Miami, Fla., Dec. 23 


Bowl. 


Coach Herman Hickman of Yale 
a forward wall 10 
pounds per man lighter than the 
South’s line coached by Andy Gus- 
tafson of Miami, which averages 


announced 


218 pounds. 


Penn State, Notre Dame, Michi- 
gan, Pennsylvania, Cornell, lowa 
and St. Bonaventure are represent- 


ed in Hickman’s starting line. 


North eleven. 


The North’s starting line is seth 
up of Sam Tamburo, Penn State, 
and Frank Lovaolo, St. Bonaven- 
ture, at ends: John Fallon, Notre 
Dame, and William Key, Iowa, 
tackles; Dominic Tomasi, Michi- 
gan, and Joseph Quinn, Cornell, 


guards and Bednarik. 


In the backfield will be Robert 
Furse, Yale quarterback; Elwood 
and Terry 
Brennan, Notre Dame, halfbacks, 
and John Weber, Princeton, full- 


Petchel, Penn State, 


back. 
A crowd of 35,000 to 40,000 


expected for the game, Shrine offi- 
cials said. Kickoff time is 8:15 


p. m. (E.S.T.). 


Batcheller 


and was a reliable of the Colonial 
backfield, until his eligibility ran 
out after "47 season. He shared 


that year. He is continuing his 
studies at G. W. working on his 


includes 233-pound Chuck Bednar- 
ik, of Pennsylvania, captain of the 


public appeal to. the le 
Baltimore to give better: 
to Navy. It was echoed 
Thomas D’Alesandro. 

Navy has been reluctant 
here in the past because 
leges haven't done well at 
But Maryland showed last fall 
the Washington area will 
big-time attractions when it. 
more than 35,000 to its North 
Carolina game despite pe 
tickets at $5. 

Another Navy objected 


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(?\.—A past has been the 37,000.41 


‘capacity of the local ball 
felt that it wasn’t big enough 


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Calvin Griffith also revealed yes 
terday that the ball park is 
sidering plans to increase oa. 
pacity to 44,000 for football een= 
tests. Such a move | 
could clinch one or more 
dates here every year. - 

Navy’s avoidance of: 
stems back to its 1934 ex 
——_ it had a great. 

Buzz Borries, Slade Cutter 

Dornin, Lou Robertshaw, Bill Clark 
and company the Virginia game 
was played before less than 10,000. 
Of course, it should be taken into 
consideration that the game was 
played in a heavy rain. 
Navy's away games next fall in- 
clude Southern California at Los 
Angeles, September 24; Wisconsin 
at Madison, October 15; Penn at 
Philadelphia, October 22; Tulane 
at New Orleans, November 5, and 
Army at Philadelphia, November 
26. USC and Tulane are newcomers 
to its schedule. 


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Tropical Park, Fla., Dec. 23 (#).| 


Sensational Apprentice Logan 


Batcheller, after going winnerless 
in the first three races here today, 


gave All In Fun, belonging to Harry 
Pittsburgh auto dealer, 


B. Massey, 


a great ride to land him home in 
front of seven good opponents in| 
the mile and a sixteenth soldumeno 


purse, today’s sixth and feature 


offering. 


All In Fun had set the early 
pace, then dropped back to third’ 


DENTAL 
TECHNICIAN 


rounding the last turn and in the 


stretch he came on again under) 
Syracuse, N. Y., Dec. 23 (#).— strong haridling to beat Big Pop to 


(10 seconds left in overtime gave) syracuse University handed the a half length, in 1:43 3/5, 


the Western High varsity a 43-41  Oxiahoma Sooners their second 


Study ot the best equipped, 
most modera school under 


outstending professionel teachers 


toe a rape de meg | Bastern defeat tonight, 55-49, out- 
yesterday a school’s gym i the Westerners befo 
The varsity trailed until Bucky roy ed ‘ 

Poston sank a set shot from side Capt. Paul Courty of Oklahoma 


court with 40 seconds left to tle ,a-ed the field with 17 points, 
the score, 38-38, in regulation time.| while Ed Stickel. with 11, was 


The alumni went ahead, 41-39, aft- the wi The victory, 
er 2 minutes of the overtime. How- et at ‘ith in ots days, was 


ever, a jump shot by Glenn Davis played before a snowed-out crowd 


tied it, and King’s shot won the) which battled { ements 
game. Western's varsity has a 3-1 on ee 


Seton Hall Rallies Keterens Learn Under! Bill 


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leagues have curtailed activities 
until after the first of the year. 


mesh Bladensburg 
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Owen Mould scored 11 points 
as he paced Bladensburg High to 
a 40-27 victory over DeMatha Cath- 
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Shaffer's request by the Very 
Rev. V. J. Flynn, president of 
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cold storage until the Tommies 
arrive. 

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the railroad station platform to 
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door tennis singles: today. The! Joness. 
tourney starts Monday and con- \s'merbell.s 
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Jet Motors’ Fifth Win ‘Burwell Manager 


Andy Cranford scored 14 points; Pittsburgh, Dec. 23 (*).—Bill| 
to pace Jet Motors to a 38-28 vic-| Burwell, coach for the Pittsburgh) 
tory over the Mullikins Travelers, Pirates baseball club for the past’ 
in a Recreation League game at/| we years, has been named man-' 
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and REPAINTING 


BODY AND FENDER WORK 


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Ave. and 13th 6. 


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Purchase them at the Cashier’s Desk on the Street or Sixth Floor. 


New CIO Union Backs | 
Federal Pay Hike Range 
From $400 to $1000 | 


CIO's new and right-wing Gov-| 
ernment Workers Union yesterday 
came out for a general pay raise 
bill for Federal workers that 
would range from a minimum in- 
crease of $400 to a top of more 
than $1000. It also called for a 
sweeping revision of the time- 
worn Classification Act. 

The GWU plan proposes a 30) 
per cent increase to the lower| 
bracket employes and about 20 
per cent for those in the top levels: 
It suggests a minimum scale of $1 
an hour for hourly employes. 

Harry Leet, the union’s legisla- 
tive chairman, said the proposed 
fmcreases “would restore to Fed- 
eral workers the buying power of 
their prewar dollars . . . Adequate 

levels for Federal workers,” 
added, “will more than pay, 
their own way in reduced turn- 
ever and in the quality and effi- 
ciency of public service.” | 


| 
STORY: In this weke’s Catur- 
day Evening Post, Ira R. T. Smith, | 
‘who.handled White House mail for 
eight Presidents over a 50-year 
period, tells a delightful story 
about President Theodore Roose- 
velt. This is it: 
“During the period 


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when he 


(7. R.) was Civil Service Commis-, 


gioner he came across the examina-' 


sons seeking jobs as mounted in-' 
spectors along the Rio Grande. 
The questions covered history, 
rhetoric and mathematics, and Mr. 
Roosevelt disgustedly tore up the 
document and wrote a new set of 
questions himself. His questions 
covered such problems as how to 
break a wild horse and how to 
handle a cow pony that had been 
turned loose to graze for six 


“You don’t need to know algebra 
of Zanzibar for that 


ment that 

throw and tie a calf in 20 seconds.” 
That happened years ago, but 

there are plenty of officials here 

who believe just as strongly as T. 

R. did that many of Civil Service 


examinations today are unrealistic) of the Campus Club at Hillside, zations and the Washington Home |lin. 
and totally unrelated to the jobs yr effective January 3, was or- for Incurables, at a luncheon held 
| dered yesterday by the Prince 


to be filled. 


. NOMINEES: Four agencies yes-| 
terday sent in nominees to the 
Ww Junior Board of Com-| 
for 

ent service 


outstanding 
dusing this calendar year. The 


Here by 1.2% 


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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 


| Fhe Washington Post - 


1948 


12:30 P. M.—Jerry Strong visits 
St. Ann’s . 
5:00P.M.—Christmas Tree Lighting Cere- 
. from The White House. 
The Night Before Christmas, 
dramatized. 


Today 
On 
WINX 8:30 P. M 


Drop in Price Eeny, Meeny, Miney, but No Moe... 


Of Food Cuts 


Living Cost 


But Index Is Up 
3.3°0 Over 1947 
And 69.50 Over 
August of 1939 


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Lower food prices reduced Sage 
the cost of living of moderate-| @3as 
income Washington families) oe 
by 1.2 per cent between Au-| @ 


gust 15 and November 15, the 


Labor Department’s Bureau of . 
Labor Statistics said yester-- = 


day. 

Food prices, which dropped for | 
the fifth consecutive month, were| 
the only major group which de- 
clined, but their 5.3 per cent drop 
more than offset increases in the 
other prices, BLS figures showed. 

The November consumers’ price 
index for Washington was 167.1 per) 
cent of the 1935-39 average, 3.3. 
per cent higher than a year ago 
and 69.5 per cent above the August, 
1939, level. | 

Between mid-October and mid- 


per cent in Washington, to 203.5 
per cent of the 1935-39 average. 
The combined index for all items 
went down .8 per cent in the same 
period. 

Primarily responsible for the) 
food index drop were declines in. 
meat, fruit and vegetables, de- 
scribed as more than seasonal, and 
lower prices of dairy products, 
which usually rise during the Au- 
gust-November period. 


Bar Two Days 


. Two-day suspension of the li- 
cense of Vernon D. Biedler, owner 


Georges County liquor commis-| 
sioners. | 
Biedler was convicted a month 


its award to be made for 22° of permitting sale of beer to ed the largest check, for $10,400. 
Governm 


minors. 


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He: Sea 


Nov ' d prices dropped 2.7 
tion which was standard for per- ovember, food prices dropp i 


5" 


BEN AND GAL’S BROOD—They’'re growing up, this threesome, 
and are beginning to express themselves in a tigerish way. The 
Bengal tiger cubs were born Sunday, November 7, at the Wash- 


ee 


a ee 


ington Zoo to Ben and Gal. They have been raised by a puma, 
because Gal has killed her other offspring with kindness 


Architects Urge 
Building Permit 
Bureau Shakeup 


o35-Page Report 
Charges Delay, 
Inefficiency in 


Handling Requests 


And Unhappy 


Court Ruling 


Leaves 2-Wife 
Man Single 


Chief Pharmacist’s Mate Laure 
ence C. Garrett, 45, who walked 


By Sam Zagoria 


Post Reporter 
ye A thorough shake-up of the 
sw (District Department of Build- 
‘ing Inspections has been 
| recommended by the local into District Court a week ago 
_ ™, Chapter of the American Insti-|with two wives, walked out yes- 
"saume ae \tute of Architects, The Wash-‘erd#¥—< single and ee 
a S r nm a@ matter of minu es, JU e . 
| Seoem ington Post learned last night.|Letts ruled: . 
The Washington-Metropolitan| 1. That Garrett had never estab- 
chapter of the AIA charged inef-|lished a common-law marriage 
ficiency and lengthy delay in With his second wife, Ruth. 
‘handling of building permits. It 2. That his marriage to his third 


; wife, Mar t. 
“ |declared that “nothing short of|vonea garet, would not be an-— 


= |a drastic overhauling of the de-| 3. That Margaret be granted a 
partment in its entirety can relieve divorce on the ground that Gar- 
this situation.” — and Ruth had lived in 
3 ; adultery. 
| The statements were made in a The tangled story of Garrett's 
53-page report prepared by 4 marital affairs, which was unrav- 
chapter committee and later ap-|eled in District Court through six 
proved by the professional sO- days of testimony, showed briefly 
I | ciety’s executive committee. The|‘®@t he married blonde Ruth on 
“ ined h March 6, 1936, five months before 
report culmimated a nine-month! the divorce from his first wife, 
study of complaints from mem-) Nanette, became final. The next 
jbers of the building industry year, on May 4, 1947, he married 
here and of operations in| brunette Margaret. He lived with 
the District department as com-| both women during both these and 
pared with departments in 15/ following years. 


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Variety Club Two Abortion Indictments 


Prince Georges Gives $15.900 Against Dr. Brown Dropped Michelangelo 
'To Close Club's 


| District Court Judge Richmond other at 11 to 1 for acquittal, Me- 
'B. Keech yesterday dismissed two Laughlin told Judge Keech. 

‘indictments for performing abor- 
sented $15.900 in checks to Chil- "5 against Dr. Schley Brown at 


: ; ithe request of Assistant United 
dren's Hospital, three boys’ organi- states Attorney ‘Arthur McLaugh- 


For Welfare 


* The Variety Club yesterday pre- Brown had performed an illegal 
operation on a 19-year-old tele- 
phone operator, was dismissed No- 
vember 26 after it was hopelessly 
deadlocked. 

Another jury, hearing charges 
that he had performed an illegal 
operation on a 24-year-old woman, 
was dismissed March 24, 


“Present juries.” McLaughlin 
at the Willard Hotel. said, “seem reluctant to convict 
; on abortions, and we do not have 
Fred S. Kogod, chairman of the ficient evidence to make these 
club's welfare committee, present-icases airtight.” 
The attorney explained that 
f Brown, who is 49, and lives at 237 
Rhode Island ave. nw., already had 


hours of deliberation. 
Dr. Brown was acquitted Octo- 


to James H. Lemon, president 
ane . ber 27, 1948, of a charge that he 


One jury, hearing charges that) 


1948, | 
when it failed to agree after 642 


other large cities. | Garrett sought an annulment of 
‘Submits Questionnaire Seo ge with: Margnent on the 
- |groun at he had been drunk 
ie te ae » 7 ceed beg |when their wedding took place. His 
architects. e pies builders and | attorney, Myer Pumps, also argued 
contractors oo Washington The | "at although the marriage of Ruth 
answers were returned “with re-|2™¢ Garrett was never legal, they 
markable alacrity,” the re port |°94 established a common-law re- 
naked ene which is recognized in 
Michelangelo's life-sirce David, « the District. 
heavily crated, will reach the Na- cash Geen hen bod ‘that al Judge Letts ruled that Coa 
tional Gallery of Art today. situation exists which the industry |.“ ™#*T!age 's only recognized if 
The statue will be unloaded pelieves to be unnecessary and |'* is established by the mutual con- 
from a truck at the 4th st. en-| which, if it continues, will add to/S¢™* Of both parties to the relation- 
trance to the gallery at 11 a. M. the growing resentment of ali | SBip. 
Macgill James, assistant director, those who find it so difficult to get. 


Gallery Gets 
David Today 


“The evidence shows that Gar- 
will be on hand to accept the| permits within a reasonable time,” ett never entertained any inten- 
priceless work on loan from the the committee reported. tion of making hy relationship 
Italian government, | “It was the practically unan-|“!t® Ruth matrimonial. If he had 

The marble figure arrived in the jmous opinion of the industry that planned to establish a common-law 


country early yesterday aboard the | the Department of Building In-|™#!T!@ge with her, he. would not 
USS Grand Canyen. The freighter ave continued to live with Mar- 


Meanwhile, attorneys for Connie 
B. Gay, owner of Club Hillbilly at - beard of directors of the Chil- heen tried on the two indictments 
Seat Pleasant. convicted of a sim- 2ren's Hospital. This is the final bit that a hung jury in both cases 
ilar charge, surrendered his license payment of a $31,200 pledge to the necessitated retrials. In one case, 


\spection was not efficient in get- 
ting out permits,” the report read. 

The length of time between the 
filing for a permit and the issuance 


nominees must be under 35. 
ROY 3B. EASTON was nomi- 
ated by the Government Printing 


performed an abortion on a_24-' 
year-old typist. On one other”oc-| 
casion, an abortion charge was 


was delayed a day in reaching port garet. His very actions belie the 
by heavy weather and by stopping words of his mouth,” Judge Letts 
to remove a seriously sick seaman declared. 


Office. He's 31 and he's assistant 
superintendent of documents. 
Easton has improved the service 
- gnd the working conditions in his) 
office. 

CHARLES E. ODELL, 32-year-| 
eld employe in the United States 
Employment Service, was nomi- 
nated by the Federal Security 
Agency. He helped to work out 
fob standards and a better system 
of placing people in jobs. 

HARLAN CLEVELAND, 30-year- 
eld director of the Division of 
China Program, was nominated by 
Economic Cooperation. ECA says 
he has displayed “unusual ability” 
in directing the recovery program 
for China. 


JOHN B. ALFERS, a material 
@ogineer in its Bureau of Ships. 
was nominated by the Navy, He 
foresaw the use of plastics in boat 
construction and today small boats’ 
with plastic hulls have been suc- 
cessfully built. | 


AWARDS: At Patent Office yes- 
terday, Commissioner Kingsland) 
made cash awards ranging from 
$10 to $125 for economy sugges- 
tions to these employes: Ben A. 
Borchelt, Ellen Daleda, Leon 
Machlin, William E. Bruder, Joel 
Reznek, Margaret C. Lacey, Alex 
Wyman, Philip Yarnall, David 
Herrmann, and Stuart Peterson, 


before yesterday's hearing began. 
Gay who had previously been sum- 
moned to appear at the hearing, 
was planning to sell his establish- 
ment, board members said. 

The board also issued warnings 
to James Burke, manager of 
Frank's Tavern in Kenilworth, and 
Loren Landman, owner of the Ox- 
on Run Inn at Oxon Hill. 


Lights Changed 
To Speed Traffic 
At Barney Circle 


Green lights at the Barney Cir- 
cle gateway near the Pennsylvania 
ave. bridge will remain on 25 per 
cent longer than in the past, Traf- 


said yesterday. | 

An on-the-scene check of early 
morning and late evening rush 
traffic led to the extension, Keneipp 
said. It is expected to speed the 
flow of traffic to and from the 
Southeast Highlands district. 

Lights affected face Pennsy]- 
vania ave., Kentucky ave. and 17th 
st. se. 

Keneipp said the Traffic Depart- 
ment would continue to observe) 
traffic conditions at the circle. 


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ithe jury had been deadlocked at 


hospital's building fund. | 
10 to 2 for acquittal and th 
Police Supt. Robert J. Barrett —_ 0 or acquittal and in the 


nolle prossed against him when| 


from a British ship. here “was so far in excess of the 
the witness declined to prosecute. 


Shortly after the boat docked at average of all the cities surveyed 


and Jack Blank received a $2500 
check from Kogod for the Metro- 
politan Police Boys Club. if 
Checks of $1000 each went w(, . P 
the Wasaington Home for Incur- uw en arty at 
ables for an electrocardiograph' Santa Claus, a fast man with 
machine and other equipment to#. reindeer, covered two hemis- 
) a spheres in as many hours on foot 
complete a diagnostic clinic; to yesterday 
the Merrick Boys Camp, to com whe fact that he was more than 
plete a $2500 payment for a Vari- 48 hours ahead of schedule didn’t 
ety Club cabin at the camp, and/matter a whisker to some three 


to the Boys Club of Washington. score members of the international | 


Accepting for the Washington set—juvenile style—at the Raleigh 


home was Mrs, Laura D. Hough-|: The occasion, fraught with Yule- 


Children of Dip 


robust Santa Claus was greeted by 


the Norfolk Naval Base, the statue) as to leave no doubt that improve- 
| was placed on a truck for the trip| ment was not only advisable but 
to Washington. quite within the realm of pos- 
| ‘ sibility,” the report said. 

Johnson Again Heads ‘Empire Building Collapses 


the Raleigh Arlington YMCA Board | The general average was from 


the rest. Reelection of Dr. Harold M. John- “s 9 tg Gays in mr oF 
C. C. Shiffeler, general manager|son of Falls Church as chairman of wacom 99a te 108d Se sea 

of the hotel, attributes the planithe board of management of the tree - . — ao 

to an idea he had after hearing Veterans Memorial Y. M. C. A. in ' 

his friends complain about staying|Arlington, Va., was announced yes- ae peering: ator 

home at night. And, he hastened /terday, lteain teammates. eatin beetendeall 

to add, there will be no charge. Others named include: Marion) ‘tered without ro sag emir ~ 
At yesterday’s party, a naturally|C- Peters first vice chairman and) 


chairman of public relations; Mrs.| Paine Dan nager Be 8 oo 
such cosmopolitan youngsters as|Annie P. Belcher, chairman of the/.. nermit is complicated and time- 


the. Misses Vera and Margaret De|capital assets and building fund sonsuming.” 


lomatic Set 


“On the other hand, while Laur- 
ence was still married to Nanette, 
he had illicit relations with Marga- 
ret, which resulted in the birthsof 
a child. Being the father of that 
child seemed to supply a natural 
impulse in him to solemnize tBat 
relationship with marriage,” Jhe 

ded. “4 

Judge Letts said there was ‘ho 
testimony, other than Garrett's ofn 
Statement, to show that he was 
drunk and that his marriage to Mar- 
garet was not voluntary on his part. 

“A man, so besotted that he did 
not know he was getting married, 
icould not have driven a car to Elli- 
cott City, Md., got the license and 
driven back again to Washington 
as he admitted he did,” Judge Letts 


teling. Alfred A. McGarraghy and tide exuberance and bursting bal-| Mello, aged 15 and 13, respectively, 


fic Director George E. Keneipp C. J. Mack were presented the loons, was a Christmas party iniof Bombay. They are daughters treasurer. 


honor of children of diplomatic of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. De Mello, he 
ae cee Tee oo while -epresentatives in Washington. (being director of information serv- 
Charles M. Fyfe received the do- Tne reason, however, was some-|ices of the Indian Embassy. 
nation for the Boys Club of Wash- thing a mother might like for) The daughters were baby-sitteré, 
ington. Christmas. ‘after a fashion, themselves. 
Yesterday's donations round out It was the grand opening Of | Dressed in flowing saris, they were 
more than $55,000 earmarked for the hotel's new baby-sitting serv-|“¢haperones” for 5-year-old Roy 
charitable and welfare activities ice. Just bring in the kids—on De Mello. He was smartly attired 
during 1948, it was announced. two hours’ notice—any time be-|in an “ajkan,”—a long black tunic, 
In addition. the club has set tween 3 p..m. and 12 midnight. A\high collar, and tightly fitting 
aside $20,000 for a permanent Va- registered “nurse and a brace Of|white trousers which resembled 
riety Club charity in the commu-|professional baby-sitters, abetted | jodphurs. 
nity. iby a variety of playthings, will do Other guests included the daugh- 


Creators of The Post’s Comics 


who received two awards... At 
Civil Aeronautics, Albert Hopkins 
yesterday was given a check for 
$325 for a suggestion that will 
save Uncle Sam many times that 


figure. At Labor, Doris Jones and 


decided. 

With a smile, the jurist com- 
mented: “We're dealing here with 
a man living with two women and 
fooling them both. I don’t know 
why—especially in these days 
when wives are so expensive—he 
wanted to keep two of them. but 
it seemed to suit his purposes.” 

Garrett's face whitened, when he 
heard Judge Letts deny his request 
for the annulment. Margaret burst 
into tears when she was granted 
her divorce. The decree will be- 
come final in six months. Ruth re- 
mained motionless, then left the 


committee; J. Byron Hopkins, | The disclosure was made before 


officials listed the partial collapse 
of the Empire Building, 9th st. and 
‘ters of Dr. and Mrs. A. Giesl-|New York ave. nw., on December 
\Gieslingen, of the Austrian Lega-|16 as caused by improper repair. 
tion—Wilhelmina, 9, and Jo-|Four persons were killed in the 
‘hanna, 7. accident. 

It developed that Johanna, wear-| The architects’ committee sin- 
ing a checkered taffeta dress, hadigled out the engineering division 
just risen from her sick bed. Her\of the department for particular 
older sister, dressed in a colorfyl|criticism. It was scored as the 
Tyrolean costume, readily ex-|“greatest single time-consuming 
plained: point in permit clearance,” and the 


“She always gets well for par- 
es.” See INSPECT, Page B2, Column 7. 


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Laura V. Brouche were given 
awards. | 


NOTES: Fred D. Bradford is 
retiring after nearly 45 years of 
Federal service. He's chief of Fed-' 
eral Power's maps and drafting)! 
section and has been in that agency 
since it was created in,1920.. .' 
Another 44-year veteran who’s re- 
tiring is Dr. Rudolph Snyder, a' 
veterinary official in Agriculture's | 
Bureau of Anima] Industry . . 
New officers of AFGE’s Labor 
Lodge: Charles Sharkey, president; 
Donald C. Roden, vice president: 
Sophronia M. Elmer, secretary, and 
Walter Schneider, sergeant . . 


_|as Apple Mary. It featured an old 


-}went along for a period of years, 
jbut the possibilities for stories 


Mary Worth—Transformation by Saunde 


By Fred Laughlin 


Ever heard of a comic strip get- § - 


ting a face lifting? 

It happens every now and then. 

One-of the most dramatic illus- 
trations is the hugely popular 
Washington Post comic, Mary) 
Worth. 

Years ago this comic was known 


lady who ran an apple stand, and 
the action centered around her 
kindnesses. There was a little crip- 
pled boy in the comic. Apple Mary 


were so very limited that interest 
could not be maintained. 


‘modern and as true to life as they | 
knew how—which is plenty. 

Both of them spent an enormous, 
amount of time studying what the 
public is thinking about, what is 
the most popular subject in actiaes 
arid in the movies, what is the! 
latest fashion trend, and all the’ 
other items that ap into the busi-| 
ness of being right up to the 
minute. Saunders talks to every- eit 
body in order to pick up some little; F = | 
incident or expression to help his| ( ee 
story. He feels that 90 per cent); ~ 
of a comic strip’s value is the story.) |= 

‘Ken Ernst does not go along| =~ 
with him on that, because he| © 
thinks that unless the art work is| 
as fine as can be produced, it can| Bh: 
kill a story. By working together | Pee 


Mary Worth 


Argentina, and has an estimated 
37 million readers. 

When Saunders took over writ- 
ing the continuity of this amazingly 


Saunders 


court room silently. 

Judge Letts deferred decision on 
what alimony is to be paid to Mar- 
garet until her attorney, S. Albert 
Mickler, can prepare a report on 
what the Navy will pay her for 
the support of her and Garrett's 
daughter, who was born in March 
1934. 

Financial difficulties may result 
for Garrett from the court's deci- 
sion, it was indicated. The Navy 
had been sending Ruth as his wife, 
an allotment for years, and had 
also paid her traveling expenses, 
when she accompanied him on his 
tours of duty. 

Since the court now does not 
recognize her as ever having been 
his wife, that money may have to 
be repaid to the Navy, which may 
then turn it over to Margaret, who 
was declared his legal wife, it was 
explained, 


rs, Ernst 


— 


successful strip, a top-flight, young they reconcile their ideas, and edi-|°" 
| mary -_ oy abe syadicese |artist named Ken Ernst was em- tors ty er recognize them as| =f, 
| g ~ ; . iegaer & 
re : ployed to do the art work, Saun- @ SUre-Hre pair. 
imaedinely tok ber of tbe fope|<cr, Rmel, i ometing of an|Get-Torether Sy Phon 
stand, gave her a real hairdo and and not only writes the story, Allen Saunders lives and main- 
la wardrobe. and made het a but rough sketches the episodes. tains an office in Toledo, and every| - 
chaperone and combination friend Ernst uses these rough sketches| week he mails a set of pencil lay-| & 
lef alt certs of interesti ng charac-|2"¢ does the final illustrating, and outs containing the dialogue to) © 
o£ gS yy 
0 § e country ouse outside enview,| & 
| Dees “Revolving Stage” _|business. The people are very Ill, and commutes to Chicago! © 
| She became mixed up in love'real, the women are always attrac- every day to draw those dazzling| 7 
(affairs involving notables of the tive, and his men are right out of beauties of his in a Loop studio. : 
stage and screen and politics. If they could get together and 


| some collar ad. | 
‘Saunders, who is one of the real} Sometime ago Saunders and live in the same town, it would 


geniuses of the comic-strip busi-|Ernst came to Washington, at the save a considerable amount of 
ness, used what is known as the suggestion of the publisher of The| money every year that is now spent 
“revolving stage” technique. That) Washington Post, and did an epi- on the long distance telephone. But 
is, every episode is different, every sode that had a United States Sen- they like their arangement. Saun- F 
locale is different, and every set\ator as the central figure, and his ders wouldn't live anywhere else : 

of characters involved is different beautiful secretary as one of the but Toledo, and Ernst is very) Ken Ernst, practicing his magic hobby, uses oversized playing cards to entertain his family—Mrs. 
in each episode. ‘Main characters. The Post held a smitten with his Glenview home. Jeanette Ernst, Kenneth, jr., Michele and Lauren 

_ Saunders increased the interest contest to pick models for the Saunders is a nuisance when he ee 

in the old lady so tremendously secretary and the Senator's young gets started on the glories of Washington Post, and he is recog-|other outstanding stars in the busi- fishing today, they must worst! 
that the comic strip was renamed, wife, and thousands of Washington Toledo. He has been ah officer of ized in the business as one of the ness—they all hope for the day twice as hard tomorrow to catch 
Mary Worth, and instead of a limp-| girls entered the contest. The Post the board of education, council of steat influences in this work in the when it will not be necessary to UP With the labor that never ends. 
ing comic, it became, within the|people had an opportunity to|social agencies, advertising club, postwar period, which has con- pyt in so many hours per week to| But it’s nice for them to sit back 
Space of a few years, one of the| watch Saunders and Ernst work on|library board and the mental|tributed so many top-flight comics|turn out their product. Which, of |and think of the fact that they are 
newspapers §& in the comic-|the episode, and they can tell you hygiene center. He not only writes|to this newspaper's comic pages in course, is a bit of wishful thinking, |!" 250 newspapers. 

strip field. Now it appears in 250|\that both of them worked night|Mary Worth, but supervises other |the last three years. for daily and Sunday comics ap-| Today's episode appears on Page 
large newspapers from Canada tojand day to make this strip asicomics which also appear in The} But both of these chaps are like pear 365 days a year. If they go B-8 , 


| E © 
NOTE: 
Isn't it logical to 
assume that 
the Home of the 
Steinway Piano 
is also the 
Home of many 
other fine 
makes of 


3 
i = : . a soe $ : 3s 
| > ad oe oe a 4 


oe 


every 
price range? 


. Piano prices 
| start at $495. 


‘Campbell 


Music Co. 
1108 G ST. N.W. 


o 


are Lacquered to 
event Tarnishing 


Phone ME. 1134 


D. L. BROMWELL 


710 (2th St., Just Above G 
Making Homes 


Brighter Since 1873 


4 


' OBR THE WASHINGTON POST 


Pray: December 24 198 “*|Christmas Comes to Dingman Place _ A. G. Bishop (Mrs.Covell (Dr. Castell 


Area News in Brief Dies; Headed |Succumbs in Funeral Rites 


Requests to S anta i r | ai §\3 Title Firms (Buenos Aires Listed Today 


| sf a Arthur G. Bishop, 73, who Masten Bw 7 eee Cot, ee Requiem mass for Dr. Louis B. 
o 7” : T : — BOs aa , as a $15-a-month clerk for a local|° . Gen, am E. vell, 
d to eC r = ef eS 4 te <— ww dees tt title insurance firm and worked|USA. (ret.), former assistant Dis-| wae ~ wager malipaae as me 
] ees SS Bee i ee Ree " Sa his way to the presidency of three|trict Engineer Commissioner, died, TIRES. . 
we = BE. Se ee 6. ee Wednesday in srppspemmesncs. 2. ™. today at St. Agnes Catholic 
eee ee ae —_le” =.  —e re BPA |Arcentina after (OSM. (Burial will be in Columbia Gardens 
: as trees shipped to Arlington seemed likely ‘yes- ? Pa Sk aaa ; a ro ae . "is 7.8 : . ee be a’ brief iliness, Pa Cemetery. 
terday to get what they wanted—bicycles to take them’ a — Soo | Baeeccording to Bs Dr. Castell died Wednesday 
pore | . . y — - fe | ba lengthy cay agen a night at his home, 4713 16th rd, 
The trees came froni Upper Nel-| police said, when McNair objected te = | 4 about 0. M4 Patember ef an old ‘Washington 
gon, New Brunswick. to the lack of service. McNair te Mrs. Covell aa 7 
' +e s. ove family which dates back to the 
Frank M.. Alligood, a retired|was treated at Freedmen's Hos- ce o8 had lived in time the District was still a part 
District detective sergeant who/pital and released, ? “ae & Washington of Maryland, Dr. Castell attended 
- at SNE pu . ry : : a 
he had been “kind of touched” Record Suggestion Award : Fs , ‘es “a St. Joseph’s of Baltimore. He was 
when he read the boys’ request! 7p, largest award, $325, since eat, Cae tw” oil | Mr. Bishop (her husband Mrs. Covell ‘graduated from both the schools 
in the newspapers. institution of an employe sugges- ee Wie wie sity, where he won a law degree. ¥45 on duty here. Her last resi-lof pharmacy and medicine of 
“I've got a bike I use occa-ition program in the Department of ef eh A & P , os i au At 20, Mr. Bishop went to work | 2ence here was at 3000 39th st.|\George Washington University, re- 
sionally for exercise I'd like to Commerce in August, 1947, was oe: eS fe ies Se for the newly organised Lawyers’) from 1941, when General ceiving his degree from the latter 
send if I can find some way to get\presented yesterday to Albert F. Ses Sa | Title Insurance Co.—transcribing Ve"! was recalled from retire- in 1912. 
it to them,” he said. Hopkins, chief of the Technical | : hp hee see sooueie. | lip. wdsiead ‘bis Wan up|ment to active duty, until 1945,; He had been a member of the 
Meanwhile Arlington police said Specifications Section of the Civil Btls dag: ss oe ; through successive executive posi-| * ee he Me again retired and |faculties of Georgetown and 
sthey might be able to send one of|Aeronautics Administration Office ee ert xe ie : tion to become vice president in 5 arncig o8 tyr ranch.|George Washington Universities. 
SB@ bikes. unclaimed. by their\of Federal Airways. g<SRES: BS we 1923. After a consolidation five FR sr. — "aa Mrs. Covell was! Dr. Castell was said to be the 
owners, now parked outside the! Hopkins, 800 Beverly dr, Alez- | ee years later with the District and)y)).1+ - en : cove ames Women’s/first Washington physician to 
Arlington County Court House. Ifandria, was recognized for working “ae | Washington title firms, Mr. Bishop}, ir ag rain ere, supervis-|specialize in epdocrinology and 
‘mot, they said they might interest\out a new method of comptiting was named president of the three| & their cateteria for some gr nomy treaffnent. He maintained 
some fraternal or charitable organ-|prices of intermediate quantities 


S& | companies. — other = work. She hadioffices at 1835 I st. nw. until ill 

" . . N A , ; , xx, con u w . 
ization in sending the bicycle. lof items purchased by the Govern-| Boe Saks OF ee He served on the board of the! oo ~~ Das Se . health forced his retirement from 
The requests, written on blue|ment. Presentation of the check| BA sos) we | Servicem nama about 


® |National Capital Insurance Co., the | bef oni | Covell active practice. 
‘potep ’ Boe ae, ets ee : oe : * years ore, when General Covel He was a member of the Dis- 
were eed gy ae a Secretary| & ee ty . District = Se pm ‘was assistant engineer of mainte-|trict and American Medical Socie- 
Brucie Gallant. 10 cathe of Upper —" | Bese ee e. ’ Title ares - e so sa . nonce of a Canal. ties, the Clinica: Club, Phi Sigma 
aed : ‘Esca . CR oe er ; Chairman erpe | Mrs. Covell had lived in Wash-|Kappa, social fraternity, and Alpha 
a fava i oR | ~~ toi E aa From Fort Belvoir fie shy y See: 4 He was chairman of the board of|ington also from 1924 to 1933,!Kappa, profesional fraternity. 
Th United Pr a reported simi-| 1W° Fort Belvoir soldiers, serv- oe directors of the Perpetual Building! when General Covell was assistant; His first wife, Mrs. Emma Me~ 
= Peontten paar ncthemy tie sso ing sentences at the post stockade ; a. ge ™ |Association until two years ago|District Engineer Commissioner|Lean Castell, died several years 
had turned in Danville. TJ a for bei by , PRS ote | when he retired because of his|and later executive officer of Fortiago. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. 
Newark, N 7. Th “Titt) sirls - op eaatgepadln gms baw 1 deg yet Did Co health. He had formerly served as Belvoir, Va. Louise W. Castell; a son, Dr. Rich- 
ae th any ked ~ : a oe Uv. P. caped from the fort yesterday aft- Te an “SS 1 Ae Se ipresident of thé D. C. Building and; She had lived in Buenos mpesiars B. Castell of Washington, and 
er em as or toys, the U. P.) Loon. bes ) eS: — ———. ae —— — nny [two sisters, Mrs. Fred Boiseau of 
Major Raymond R. Ramsey, pro- . Bs te Ge ed . Bishop: was & trustee Of e is survived by a daughter,/Washington and Mrs. R. L. Rus- 
: ; , ‘ es." ie Wi oF, | |Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va. Mrs. Beverly Ferguson, and two!sell of Weaverville, N. C. 
Shot in Left Thigh vost marshal at the fort, said the 4a | cas Asieee nalts te: cam alibint) auatdeeatiers of’ Dereck Alea 
” George E. Clifton, 45, of 4500|\WO men jumped off a trash truck \ Rs Oe 


a tm . |Mr. Bishop served as treasure of and a sister, Mrs. A. K. B. Lyman Dr. George S. Robertson 
St. Barnabas rd., Suitland, Md., was|@bout 3:45 p. m. and escaped ‘into Mig eg : Oe , the Central Union Mission for man Dr. George Scott Robertson, 55, 


gk A tel 3 BO a! Y.of Honolulu. 

: | ‘ese J Lt ee OE ee Beet: | f the 

«shot in the left thigh yesterday the woods. tx ie eee Lod i He wes } mene © , ‘first director of the agriculture 

.during an argument with his| Ramsey identified the escapees is | | nan, ih eer oe wry ag og iy afhlp (Pat) eperse division of the United Nations 

brother, Joseph, 40, in the drive-| em ciameti, xorg rG Case ~ y Chevenne. W Dec. 23 4. Food and Agriculture Organiza- 
as Ret. George C. Thomas, 22, 801; #907) sae gs PaER ae aie Organizations: in which Mr.| } e, Wyo., Dec, : 

@ay of the home occupied by both. , y 0 ES Ge DEG HOP pH 3 1 O Wtiag 3 | at tion, died Wednesday in Belfast, 

Prince Georges County police ve.|Engineer Aviation Battalion, and ‘eee pee — Bishop held membership included State Senator W. A. (Pat) Norris, | treland, the Associated Press ree 

“ported. He was admitted to Gallin.| Ret Conrad S. Armentrout, 22, of| GIFTS FROM THE “Y”—Millard Dorsey, direc- sent gift packages to Mrs. Lucia McNeal and j|the Kiwanis Club, Le eed 55, well-known Wyoming business- | ported. 

ger Hospital for treatment of gun-|the Engineer Battalion. tor of the boys’ department of the Twelfth her grandchildren, Lucy, 2, and Louise, 3. They | Club, Board of Trade, B. B. Frenc 


+e O wloche Chanter man, died of a heart attack today.! A distinguished chemist who ap- 

shot wounds. Police said no charges Street YMCA, and Jared Metze, 7, of 943 T st. live at 25 Dingman pl. nw. Masonic Lodge and Biects ‘| Born at North Platte, Nebr,, | Diled science to agricultural tech= 
. 2 ‘ 3 No, 2, Order of the Eastern Star. nology, he was permanent secre- 

had been placed. | Virginia Licenses nw., president of the “Gray-Y” Boys Club, pre . 


wid Dausi (Norris was graduated from the tary of the Department of A 
; 3 ? Ranees wid dete — | University of Nebraska and served culture of northern Ireland. cS: 
Seal Fund Given $2000 | D. 9 Area Men for - ei } ° e He leaves his widow, the for | as director of athletics at Nebraska| He held the U.N. post while on 
| R sid ts of Din man PI Slum Burial Rites mer Hannah D. Hughes, of the’ wWesleyam University for a year. loan from his government from 
The Christmas Seal fund cam- Vi di I P . e eit | 4 ° 16th st. address, and two daugh-'te hag lived in Wyoming since April to December ef 1947. Bora 
paign of the District of Columbia "l CICA ractice me ters, Mrs. Doris Crowell of Wash-/}9)9 ‘in Scotland, he was a graduate of 
Tuberculosis Association has re-| posnoke, Va.. Dec. 28 (P\.—-The Get 50 Cartons of Yule Gifts For Col Pf Sykes ington and Mrs. Mildred Cooper of} Norris is survived by his wife; Kings College, Newcastle, England, 
ceived 2 special $2000 gift contri-\nsmes of 80 physicians recently ; Silver Spring, Md., and four grand-|two sons, Bill and Jimmy: two’ 
bution from employes of 


ln | | By Ben Bradlee ~ f 7 od children. . : 'daughters, Kathleen and Patsy; a,J0hn Randall Dunn 
United States Naval edi « bc aepeclie A ‘ . Post Reporter et or ay Funeral services will be held at'cister, Mrs. Norman Eckhardt, Boston, Dec. 23 “).—John Ran- 
were | y . KK. 


Laboratory,* Edward K. Funk pn ¢ Christmas came to Dingman|their erying children. A little girl) ».,,ora) services for Col. Horace Christian Church. Burial will bel jonn , Cm ~ 0 | dal Dunn, 70, Christian Science 
; ' \D. Graves, secretary of the State . | took a small rubber ball, pressed it. ohn o aha. editor and lecturer, died yesterday. 
_houser, executive secretary, @0-\p oo of Medital Examiners eee: Se Oy ee quickly to her mouth, and then|¥- Sykes, USA (retired), formerly in Cedar Hill Cemetery. stati 
nounced yesterday. The list-of successful applicants in the lives of many of the 60), rst into tears. a staff officer in the Adjutant Gen- el ee eee Willian INSPECT F Pa. Bel pa 
Funkhouser said the contribu-|udeq 16 who passed an exam- ni buried in one of Washing-| The Christmas cartons wesejeral’s office ip Weshingtos, will Payne jr. John Stadtler, Tom) ae 
tion meant more than financial aid. | nation in Richmond December 3 ton p worn slums. ay given by -— o of owe held at 11 a. m. in Arlington Thatcher, Dr. Riley Montgomery. e ° 
The ‘employes of the Ordnance|and < There were 64 admifad by | yf Ve tamale, who tnhabit che contacted, the Communit, CO Cemetery Wallace 'w. ‘xiroy, 1. muboerd Architects Urge Overhauling 
aw a ae pet ag compan of credentials. as cunft mg Nas mame nebitation °| Post following publication in Sun-| Colonel Sykes died December 15 apes ay meg FH 7 wag Bes "| sai ah 
per cent in the recent chest X-ray' Those granted licenses through ° isl daw's t the alley.'in V : oseph Scott, Adrian Horner, Don-) Of B ld P B 
survey, he said, and have become! Ineorsement been oy for the|teelbesic ascosuition eitch coat Pia cee delivered by Millard |e py a ee Hal, Los Angeles. aid Forney, William H. Ramsay. ua £ ermit ureau 
; _|practice of medicine and e j | ; 
‘increasingly coferned in the com ltiahed. SUFBCTY | have lacked for s0 long. ! Dorsey, 26, director of the boys’) Graveside services will be con- Helen Rembert Carloss most common cause of handicaps 8. If all departments concerned 
munity control program. op a Se a Conned food, cereals, blankets, So of on gy YMCA, | ducted by Brig. Gen, Grorgs.F| win nein B Carlene, 08 ,.|and difficulties.” with permits cannot be located in 
; ¢ : Allen Alexander, Washington, D. C.; ©. wil-|Warm clothes, shoes, and toys were;@ Wor ar ou ‘ “| ss Helen R. Carioss, 55, an a ithe same building, representatives 
Police Widows Get Baskets ao ¥ cuss. Wisseran 8” given by anonymous donors who| Dorsey was assisted by three Rixey, USA (retired), former ArMY)iorney in the tax division of the The survey group offered eight), Health, Police, Fire and 
Core eAtungton, Bémundiread of living conditions in Ding-|Small boys, who missed their sup~| chief of Chaplains. Acting as hon-| Justice Department since the Cool- recommendations for speeding UP\smoke Regulation Departments 
(ie: William Wyse Muntress.|\Man pl, an alley inside the|pers to help distribute the pres-| - permit issuance: should be assi to the Pérmi 
Gition “Forge; James Louis Keatiss. Falls| block bounded by N tl ante. orary pallbearers will be the fol-igqge Administration, died in her gned e t 
Church; John’ Gregory Krol! rottenville: unded by North Capitol, lowi ssociates of Colonel Sykes: 1, Establishment of an informa-| Bureau. 
Mark Hummer Lepper, ; Seymout|/E and F sts, and New Jersey; They were Jared Metze. 7. of ng a ONC SYSES: native town, Yazoo, Miss., last an 
kets, each one containing a turkey, Lisenuic 4 rie; W. Orman! ave nw '943 T st. nw., who is president of Maj. Gen. Edwin F. Witsell, adju- pions af ; * tion counter “manned with compe-|Geodman Headed Committee 
to the needy widows of policemen.' i... w. = -- The gifts * wed ‘the 12th St. YMCA’s Gra-Y Club, any seals 1B i an = 8 night after @ long iiness. tent, informed and courteous per-| The committee was headed by 
The husbands of most of the). Be" Rappsport, 7 Bernard) seth ere received with| vomposed of grade school stu-\ , Seueral: Ma). Gen. i. ® Miss Carloss, who achieved &!sonnel” and preparation of “brief,|Charies M. Goodman. The other 
; ail Seunders. Ar: phoma al — — in dents; Dallas Grasty, 9, of 1303 Lewis, assistant adjutant general, reputation as an expert in tax mat-jconcise” booklets on how to obtainimembers were Joseph Abel, Theoe 
The baskets alse contained) fect, Jeo ghocke gro Ming ee gas, hot os te central hebting ax4i® st, nw., and Arthur Pair, 14, of @0d Brig. Gen. B. M. Fitch, Col. ters through appearance in many|Permits and permit, fees. A copy|dore Dominick, Philip W. Jullen, 
ae = ew ae we pl se — a ae, crnrictenrites Willem, Grenhes ante linside toilets. |2511 17th st. nw., president of the Kenneth B. Bush, Col. Herbert M. Federal Courts and before the Su-|* Story . ave nnhe Francis Palms and Slocum Kings- 
goo one day feane Tee aD Wavorbors: William Lane Stone 34. Aving-| Mrs. Mattie Colemon, bed-ridden| Junior Y Club. Jones and Col. G. B. Gardner, allipreme Court, retired from the) © Fe-| bury. 
paid for out of a special fund col-| ue Stanley White it. Washiteren, D. e.jcceupant of 28 Dingman pl., less|_ On the legal front, the District /of the Adjutant General's office. 
L " : : | 


‘Justice Department a year ago. * wi Goodman said the organization 
-Tected from members of the force 26, "°™* & Bor'. Waynesboro (homeo- than half a mile from the Capitol,|Re™t Control Board pursued its) During his two tours of duty in . d a 2. Filing of more than one set! 


| . | “ ter of the Permit Bureau was a “step 
the past two weeks. -_ received her gifts with tears. She| investigation of possible law viola-|Washington, from July, 1921, to As a special assistant to the At-of plans so that several divisions) 


| ed scott. in the right direction, but was 
s | said she could not read or write, | tions. ‘October, 1922, and from August,(torney General, she was the first}may check an application simul-|jyst 9 small step. The great time 
12 Girls. 8 Bovs to B ‘taneously. Al tablishment of} 
Two Held for Assault yiris, YS tO DE but would struggle to find some! Mrs. Mary E. Slattery, 3710 $\1930, to May, 1934, Colonel Sykes woman to argue cases before al] ‘@neousiy. Also establishment Ofiigg is after the application is 
Ft. M Yule G way to thank the people who gave|St. NW., Who owns Nos. 29 and 30\maintained residence in Silverthe United States Courts of Ap-? licensing system for architectsigied. About 75 per cent of the 
Two men were charged with|** “Hyer Tule Guests her blankets and food and hope. |Dingman pl., appeared yesterday !spring ls. In 1938 sh red be 2U2, engineers to eliminate the| permits should be issued across the 
assault with a dangerous weapon) Twelve girls and eight boys'rec-| Mrs. Fannie Lloyd of 18 Ding-|before Ruffin A, Brantley, assistant! “4 native of Toledo, Ohio, he Wa8\fore the Supreme Coat the first|2©eo for “detailed plan checking.”|counter. 
by Second Precinct police yester-\ommended by local welfare ihsti-|man pl., who works 16 hours @|DRC administrator, in answer to a appointed a second lieutenant in|woman to argue before that body|, “"°ther recommended step) wae sonore was submitted. te 
day following an altercation in a/tutions will be the guests of Fort|day in two jobs to support her SU>pena. Mrs. Slattery told Brant-\tne Regular Army in 1901 after|.ince Mabel ‘Walker Willebrandt. ‘toward eliminating an “alarming Brig. Gen. Gordon R. Young. Ene 
ith st. restaurant. Myer's soldiers on Christmas Day.|household of eight, choked back !ey she rents the houses to a mid-|serving two years as an enlisted, A graduate of Mississippi State| backlog” of permit applications is sincere Commiasioner.. en Deas 
Charged were Theodore Roose-| The kids, ranging in age from'tears as she tried to express her|@leman, who rerents them to thei\man. Prior to that he was a first College for Women, Miss Carloss|\@* sesregation of permits into ber 2 by Kingsbu ” th a 
sve McNair, 38, of 465 Brown's; 7 to 17, will receive gifts, after thanks for “the best Christmas 1 Present tenants. | lieutenant in the Michigan Me-|noene” to Washington as an em- "ose for “simple structures,” dent of the atk en gg 
pct. mw., who police said threw ajenjoying Army holiday fare with\eyer had.” Mrs. Lloyd's Christ- Some of the rents are-as high @8\tional Guard for a year. iploye of the Treasury Department; "ch would then be expedited. 7 


bottle at George Sakelson, 22, of| their uniformed hosts. Each of mas will be spent in a crumbling| $28 per month. During his 42 years’ service, his ' ' The first category would include Aingsbury wi ne General Young 

1454 Monroe st. nw., manager of|five companies at the fort will! four-room Fa the only parma Brantley said at least two dere tours - duty outside the United| "aye poten — be George! iterations, additions, new homes ~ a her set? offered in a spirit 

; the Brown Derby, 1008 7th st. hw.;\entertain four of the youngsters,/to which is the back door, 4 feet|Subpenas would be issued. States included 4}2 years in the washington University and was/#2d simple apartment buildings|0) | Pouness. represented not 
and Sakelson who was accused ofjassigning a soldier as escort for| from the outdoor toilet, The front; Monday, Brantley will question} Philippines, 11 months in Panama) )..quated from the law school of|Te other would cover multi- = A es teas of the chapter 

‘ shooting McNair in the leg with a|every one door is blocked by one of three James Gilbert, 53 F st. nw., who and 542 years in Hawaii. In 1942, i) siution with an LL.B. de Storied buildings, hospitals and| ; " building industry here 
The gift-giving is slated for beds in the 10-foot-square front |Tents Dingman pl. houses from an he was adjutant general of the old ee in 1923 ‘structures used for public as-\~" 2©"ere. 

The disturbance was touched off, 1 p.m. al ren 


28 caliber revolver. ' Ge LY 
‘room. Mothers accepted gifts ee: | Weahinane ee oe a Corps Area, now headquar-|°",, 4. her mother, Mrs. J. R.|sembly. neral Young, who has control 


‘ters Sixth Army, at the Presidio of | ; v0 over the inspections department, 
Dir a. SCS adelphia, and rerents them to ten-/San Francisco, His last assign-|Caldwell of Yazoo City, Miss “i sung Lone Authority : said last night that he is studying 
| d Died ants. Gilbert could not be ues-|ment before his retirement in Feb- 05s leaves two half-brothers, -| 3. Give Central Permits Bureau' the report and has requested addi- 
| GARBER, 6AM. On w , December 22,/OLIVETO, MARIA. Or Tuesday, December tioned k, si Srep-|Tuary, 1943, was as district re-John Caldwell, president of | officials “proper authority” to €s-|tional copies for various officials 
2) 2048, at his residence, 1410 33:0 scr ue’, Sf 9668, et Geseat : tioned this week, since he is pres- ; ' woman's college in Montevallo,|tablish time limits on reviews b 
B BAM GARBER, beloved husband of Sarai ty Hespital, MARTA cruiting and induction officer at 8 Dby\ affected by its contents. 
| : OLIVETO, the beloved wife of the late ENtly serving a 150-day jail sen-) Al a J h Caldwell, em- tei ! “ ; 
@, nw, beloved husband of Derothy H Garber a Joseph Clivete, mother of Jehe and Brene! D Ww Salt Lake City. Ala. an osep , various divisions and to “institute|) He declared a “drastic over- 
ag SE Slies Devetin Carver’ ‘Ponstel ceo Mrs. Klesnor Mazsucee, Lucy, Lous vence in the District Workhouse at lonel Sykes i ‘ived by his Ployed in the Army Departmentiaction necessary to move applica-|hay)i 
4 oR, | Ea ws'prienés afe invited te Lorton for violation of ABC regu-| Colonel Sykes is sury y - auling of the building inspection 
S501 14th st. nw., on Friday, December 24| cell at the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. a8€)tatiqng iwife, Mrs. Marian B. Sykes of Salt|here. tions along. department was taken when we 
“a m, 9th and . & t}:30'a m. Interment Beth Sholom) SP Scceph Catholic Church ad ane Lake City, and a son, Col. Horace’ 4. Review the existing Building! created the central permits bue 
SF -—+ -F DRESS GLOSSBRENNER. GUY F. On Tussday.| S,,2,,00 Friday, December 24. at 6 WINX?’ s ‘Santa’ F. Sykes, jr., USA, now attending W . Plunkett Stewart Code to delete “ambiguous phrases’! reay.” The report praised the creae 
, BRENNER of Sone Polos a nee te. when ceo the Armed Forces Staff College at) Unionville, Pa. Dec. 23 (.—'and replace them with “single|tion of the bureau, but said this 
Re aa pee ent, oe Thuse-| foved husband of Amy Voss Glossbren-| OSBORN. JORN B.. On Thursday, December! I) li 1] 000 Norfolk, Va. . W. Plunkett Stewart, 70, owner of/meaning” sentences, and to curtail) 46, gid not go far enough in ree 
W DOTALER, brwihet sl] Ceegt Vice Shomitiaaee nes Seee| Bhp Munidn Md Sebved falter of Wags! CL OETS Lhs the Cheshire Fox Hounds and for.) Tot. interpretations of the| Moves permit issuance bottle 
ve wl Fe ay. t y P| w. Osborn and Lo: | | naang gt interoffice interpretations of the 
Giossbrenner, Jf brother of Cory ogee Thumpever Friends 4 Charles R, Matheny mer executive with the Bank of p necks. 
Giossbrenne a , Wash.; Mor me i : attingly Fuses | ' ‘. 
Mrs. soe of “Atisata, Gs” Glossoreaner of Washincton. D Gs and oid aa Pride Dee hon Gif ts to Orp hans Charles R. Matheny, 56, Silver' Baltimore, founded by his grand- oe the Wresent (Aauedie The general noted pointedly that 
ome, "2001 Lath st “au. eo Mento Del the ‘5. Ho fines Ce Punere! Home 2001 Hin Cemetery. United “Spanue wer, ore than 11,000 Christmas gifts|Spring building contractor, died father, died at his Chester County Board with a six-man group of Gov-| ™#2Y of the recommendations 
Sei oaias SS” Rtarment le] 10 9 er ore .a ae Lae Gorge| Vewuas tole wen contributed by listeners to pro-|yesterday in Suburban Hospital,|estate last night. He was a native) ent ang industry members| ™ade in the report required cash 
. BW.. on Priday, December 34. at 2 D. m.|SEYMORE, GARIFILOS GroRGe, Sr. sus.|8Tams of WINX Morning Man Bethesda, after an illness of about|of Baltimore. aes ; ining| 20a added: *The pursuit of pers 
| CASTELL. | DE. LOUIS BERNARD. Gucdenty,| . O*eTmeDt Cedar Hill pier ong w ~~ 33 Aeiae Jerry Strong were delivered yes- two months. : Phy nay - sewiahis adminiote fection ir the District Building is 
yestdence, ‘s713 oth Fe North Arlington | ay, December 21, 1948. ie] GRORGE SEYMORE, Sr. of 1308 * Rittens ig sea ee a to bene | Mr. Matbeny,| Bus Stops Provided tively and so costly . . . as to have Primarily a matter of obtaining 
s., DR. LOUI§ BERNARD CASTELL, be- » extend poule) = ington orphans. |. ef ee who lived at . ; money.” 
loved husband of Mrs. Louise W. Castell ang| Brentwood rd. ue., . Cecilie} Seymore, father wmes snd seeps Oar : «ag Ae no appeais value worth consider- 
father of Dr. Richard B. C ichol more Romaine vesiing ab the 8. a mined . i | ree 10009 Reddick For Hospital Workers ing,” the report commented. a pe of the 15 cities 
Church, 1109 Sth st Bw. on Priday, Decem= “ ee ee dr. Silver) Rush hour bus stops have been! 6. Preparation of written codes| it ‘ hee oF ak ~ = hen 
x Sint st.\ 8. Attington Ve. os Priaue, Dee ; Fy e the] smAmRROW, CORA M. On Monday, Decembet ee PORT CAEDATORS- for pwned: of persong[police and smoke requirements inthe general that, although he 
cember 24, ai 10 a. m. Relatives and friends mt t| 20, 1948, CORA M. SHARROW, beloved! i gee ent orphanages j urer of the Ma-| : buildings. These do not now exist,, Would not discuss operations im 
Sincere Cemetery, Pieam cnt Soowee | ae Sas Soeeaes row snd Mrs George A. Shouse, erviess| i | each Saturday S theny-Cantwell|Working at George Washington). report charged, making it diffi-|other cities, “we can get out per- 
| . ihc: sos oust \LACEY, MARY A. | On Thursday, Devember 23. F. Home, 517 iit st.) he since Thanks-| i Corp. Hospital, the Public Utilities Com-cult for permit applicants to find) mits very rapidly if we are willing 
CHRISTIE, MARY M. (nee bw ng ~_ = LACEY (uee 6 renee), al i¢ . ow.) Int National Comesery. aii: giving to let list- , A native of|mission announced last night. what standards they should meet. |to give them only cursory study. 
’M _ CHRISTIE of 1448] mother . Kathe b. Bit gee rT ps , Clarksburg! Establishment of the additional] 7. Establishment of a depart- Director of Inspection Robert H. 


; hemselves Mr. Metheny W. Va., he at-'bus stops will affect the non-stopiment of heating, ventilating and aa head of ~ eo ae 
» : BL tae r, ma tended school|limits of the D-l and N-1 lines. industrial sanitation, thus further building inspections, also . 
inti . ate - urd TH, the beloved husband > iis 0 , a : 

ge Mg 2 age ME a. Re wd md Hill Cemetery, Mon-| ‘Smith, father of Mrs. Idella A. Hensler, Strong about the gifts snore. He came to the Washington |The new service will begin imme-'centralizing units involved in is- ing the report, an aide said last 
Grew Noite. Services a: the S. H. Hines}, S89. December 27. meveces 98 —_ a , Pri rr “ they wanted. | 

Co. Puneral Home, 2901 i4th et. nw., on TIN J, Suddenly, on Wennesday a = ; 


. ae, area 26 years ago to enter the diately, the PUC said, suance of permits. night. 
December at 8:3 ‘ gency Hospital,, Wecember 24, at 11 s. m. in Delivery of the gifts was made | ’ 
4 Shrine of the ‘ant bok bth STIN J. LOPTUS of 1 : 7 Cedar Hill Cemetery. | by trucks of the Washington Beef | Cuilding contracting business. 


; | Surviving are his wife, Mrs. | 
SSPE BG) PLA en occas BER Stee a Povinon Co ty asa een Bem Matehy, is meer, My ost sp Oh 
4 ; and Mrs. Kath : “* . t e oisum © , a : : 4 
Cemetery Eoin, ©. So, yes Cur. Peet 2. ©: fount ,end moiner ot Mr! stored. Sidney Kolker, vice- presi-| "vs. ave brothers, William Mac’ | JSP SOLIS tyupepald, 7 
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Caroling Chorus 


families Assembled 
Make a Joyful Noise 
At Whitney Yule Sing 


By Marie McNair 


qeeeerass CAROLS rang out on the wintry air last night as 
guests of all ages gathered at the home of the Assistant Secre- 
tary of the Air Force and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney in 


Georgetown. 


Letters. 
“Merrie Christmas to all Whit- 
ney Friends” read the printed 


leaflet to be found on all the General, and Mrs. Clinton Ander- 
chairs in the twin drawing rooms. 


The footnote on the program said 
“Guests feel free to enter and 
leave at all times.” 


Family Voices Join 


and 7:30 mothers brought their 


children—fathers canfe too—and 


all stayed to let their voices swell 


‘into song. Afterward there was| 


rich, velvet-smooth eggnog in a 
* silver bowl served in the dining 
room. 

Bottles of chocolate milk, com- 
plete with straws passed on trays, 
and hundreds of Christmas cook- 
ies and iced cakes were provided 
- for the hosts’ young friends. 

Santa Claus had arrived early at 
the Whitneys’ house. 
stood in the corner, lighted and 
glistening with varicolored glass 


_ 


The hostess, herself, joined in with the small fry, sang a solo, and 
sang with the Eleanor Searles Whitney , Scholarship winners of 
- the National Society of Arts and* an 


Nancy, missed the party only be- 


\cause she was spending the week- 
So between the hours of 5) 


The tree. 


ee eee 


Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Biffle: Mrs. 
Tom Clark, wifé of the Attorney 


son, wife of the Senator-elect from 
New Mexico. I saw the Attorney 


General in the gathering and Mr. 
Anderson, who said his daughter, 


end at West Point. 

Senator J. Howard McGrath 
came with Mrs. McGrath and their 
young son and daughter: General 
Spaatz and Mrs. Spaatz arrived 


from their neaby Georgetown 
home, and Gen. and Mrs. Lauris| 
Norstad brought their young | 
daughter, Cristin, over from Fort 
Myer. | 


The Corrin Strongs were there | 
and Justice and Mrs. Stanley Reed, 
Mrs. Dwight Davis, Mrs. Ann) 
Archbold, Mme. Weissa, miak- | 


ing her farewells before sailing| 


o- Tuesday for Egypt, with Mrs.| ® 


Commander! “ 


Mrs. Cates 
Fete Marines 


COMMANDANT of the 

Marine Corps and Mrs. Clif- 
jton Cates held a Christmas recep-' 
tion yesterday for members of the 
iMarine Corps and their wives. 
!Over 300 guests were received be- 
tween 5:30 and 7:30 by General 
and Mrs. Cates in the comman- 
dant’s house at Marine Barracks. 
Ladies who poured coffee at the 


reception were Mrs. Oliver ‘P. 
Smith, Mrs. Andrew Creesy, Mrs. | 
Walter Wensinger and Mrs. Oscar’ 
Brice. Others assisting at the 
party were Mrs. John Wehle, Mrs. 
L. B. Cresswell, Mrs. J: M. Masters 
and Mrs. Robert Thomas. 


Eggnog Party Given 
By Miss Alwilda Ferris 


Mess ALWILDA FERRIS invited | 


friends in for eggnogs yester- 
day from 6 to 8 o'clock. Capt. and 
Mrs. Floyd Ferris, parents of the 
hostess, were on hand to receive 
‘with her. There were Christmas 
‘decorations throughout the apart- 
ment at the Wardman, and in the 
dining room a lovely buffet was 
served of baked ham, fruit cake 
and macaroons. 

In the gathering were Miss Mary- 
Stuart Price, Miss Inga Ravendal, 
Miss Edwina Pou Wadden, Miss 
Anne Gillespie, Miss Christian 
Dalrymple-Hamilton, the Misses 
|Anne and Tillie Betts, Joseph 
Cunningham, Walter G@rrido, 


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THE WASHINGTON POST 
Friday, December 24, 1948 3B. 


SLOANE 
MAGNAVOX 


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See and hear them now... 


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from RALEIGH HABERDASHER for a Very Merry Christmas 


Last Minute 
Gift Suggestions 


Raleigh Haberdasher is ready to serve 


balls, and holly framed the wide Woodward presumably somewhere 


doorways as a background for clus-/'" the throng. | 
ters of shining bubbles of deep Brig. Gen. Pierpont Morgan, 
blues, gold and red. Hamilton—yes, he’s just been pro- 


moted—was there with pretty. Mrs. 
And a Green Cake Tree 


Pierson Hall, Ian MacFarland., 
Lieut. Mark Thornewill, Gregory 
Carmichael, Ray Greer, and a 
‘number of others. 


you up to the last minute with a varied 
and adequate gift selection. Be it a 
gift for him or for her you'll find many 
ideas to give here. Come in and make 


| | 
Philippines Embassy it a merry Christmas for you and some 


Hamilton and their children, Har- 

GREEN t old and his older sister, Lilian, who 
ree on the buffet table gives promise of having the beauty 

of her mother. Then there were 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Roberts— 
she’s the former Countess Cornelia 


was fashioned of iced cake 
layers and a miniature cake Santa 
Claus at one end of the table was 
covered with caramel icing. 
In the music room, red-cheeked. 
fousle-haired little boys sat all 


Szechenyi and a cousin of the host; 


Col. and Mrs. Robert Guggenheim, 
Mrs. Lauriston Hardin, jr., and Mr. 


Staff Guest of Envoy | 
"HE Minister of the Philippines 

and Mrs. Abello entertained at 
a Christmas party last evening for 
members of the embassy staff at 
their home on Hamilton st. A 
buffet supper was served and later 


one you love. 


about, with little girls in pinafores 
or their best party frocks. Occupy- and Sire. Eugene Carust. 
ing chairs—and singing, too—I saw| Jetty Wadsworth gave Mrs Clark’ 
the Cuban Ambassador, Dr. Guil- Clifford a Christmas kiss under 
‘Termo de Belt, with one of the five|the mistletoe, and in the Clifford 
little Belts on his lap, and across|family party were Mr. Clifford, 
the room, Senora de Belt with lively and lovely Marjery, who's, 
other members of her brood about the image of her father, and her 
* her. younger sister, Joyce. Also, Mr. eo 
Mrs. Conger Pratt—the Genera} 29d Mrs. Kimball, Mrs. Clifford’s eee 
was there, too—kept an eye on parents, here from Boston for 
her small great-nephew, Billy Christmas. 
Ritchie, and his sister, Lois. who . 
ned peme with their parents. Gen. Berendsens- Entertain 
an rs. Willia .. Rite ; , ; 
Mrs. “nas ag legge in git. At Vew Zealand Embassy 
ence, and Jane Lingo in a plaid, Among the many Christmas 
ee frock, was no doubt re- parties around town yesterday was 4 | 
minded of her school days the eggnog party given by the set Peco W 
Gunston Hall. ‘: ' na oe Zealand Ambassador anal : Pegg) Wolf Here | 
'__Enjoying the holiday scene and|Lady Berendsen for the Counselor’ Miss Peggy Wolf, who is a stu-) 
songs were Mme. Wellington Koo, of the Embassy and Mrs. J..S./dent at Sarah Lawrence College, | 
wife of the Chinese Ambassador.|Reid. The latter two -are leaving) 'S home to, spend the holidays with | 
who sat in a row which included'soon for New Zealand. ay? apg Mr. and Mrs. William: 
Oil. 


there were folk dances and folk 
songs in native costume. 

The Ambassador of the Philip- 
pines, Joaquin Elizalde, is expected 
‘in Washington next week. 


' 


Mrs. Browning Munn 


Luncheon Hostess 
MES. BROWNING MUNN gave 
a luncheon on Wednesday at 
Pierre Restaurant for Mrs. George 
; . E. Brandt, jr.. Mrs. William G 
Left re right ea Coventry, Mrs. Richard P. Glass. 
Mrs. Roy Cunningham, Miss Jean 
David. Mrs. F. Fitzhugh Robards 
and Mrs. William J, Burton, jr. 


+.. “the stockings were hung by the 
chimney with care ,. .” 


youngsters of Mr. and Mrs. Willi 
Laird Dunlop 3d. 
William Laird the fourth: Carter Lee 


Hoping that 
St. Nicholas soon will be coming down 


15 Denier Seamless Nylon Hose 
Gossamer sheer and beautiful to behold 
these lovely nylons. A gift that any 
woman will welcome. In Afrique brown 
and off black. Sizes 82 to 10. 


$1.65 


their chimney are the three engaging and Anne Bird Dunlop 


Holiday Hope, by Cable 


There’s Still Some Time 
To Ease Despair in kurope; 
Speed Your Check to CARL 


By Mary Van Rensselaer Thayer 


F THE innumerable worthy holiday-time chari- and there are about 500 children with no dis- 
ties, closest to this department's heart and cernible future except continued life—if you can 


~ : “a ) ’ : 
flattened pocketbook, is the joint Christmas Fund call it life—in a DP camp. It's estimated that 


) 3 only 5000 of the whole 60,000 will be eligible to 

| Appeal for German and Austrian Children made = onto this country through a DP immigration bill. 
by Gen. Lucius Clay and Lieut. Gen. Geoffrey Se pee ee L 

Keyes. Last year some 200,000 Austrian children WE'VE PERSONALLY ADOPTED an old lady, 

were given a bit of Merry Christmas by our Maria Milankovitch, who's lived eight years in a 
occupation troops distributing CARE packages Camp in the British zone, has a daughter and : 

donated by Americans. This year there are three ‘W° grandchildren with her; an old Gen. Pavile will brighten her days and nights with 
millions kids in Germany’s United States zone Pavolitch, former chief of Yugoslavia’s Military loveliness. Perfume and cologne in 

“whose homes. schools and country are devastated Academy, who lives in an Austrian DP camp and set. Beautifully packaged. 

and who face a tragically bleak winter. for the past eight years has earned his black bread $3.50 

| working on an Austrian railroad. So send along ion Cees 
OUR SOLDIERS demonstrate democracy by your $10—mail it to CARE, Washington, D. C. 

practicing it. Through voluntary contributions 

and with their commanders’ assistance they have 


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Whoa there, Santa! Never too late for 


GOLD STRIPE STOCKINGS— 


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the Gift of Gifts {Kis year is the 54 gauge 15 denier 
nylon stocking, beautifully sheer! 


$1.95 3 pairs $5.70 


elleff's 


1214-20 F &. H.W, 
Washington 4, D. C, 


Black Satin Perfume Set 
Exhilarating and bewitching Black Satin 


(The Washington Post was informed late yester- 


t G am South tiviti eA hicl day by CARE officials that @ontributions received 
eS a Soe Cava Cones Wate during the remainder of the holiday season will be 


are described as “a 10-million-dollar program Of forwarded by cable as received to Gen. Lucius 
| youth reorientation which doesn’t have a nickel Clay in Germany, and to Gen. Geoffrey Keyes in 
of appropriated funds.” But they can’t provide Austria, for distribution by United States troops 
| the cheer—and nourishment—of a CARE pack- @"e"9 the children of those countries.—Ed. Note.) 
age. Each contains 22'2 pounds of food, amount- _ ow 

ing to 43,000 calories, and costs only $10. Something New in Creations 


| ow | ers too long practically every snappy frock on ° 

Cheer for Those Bereft : the Washington scene is either an original 
| \F COURSE, if you'd like to help our boys Christian Dior, a copy, or claims to be one of the 
| spread cheer—AND help someone who's fu- preceding, na ab eer change, two: of the saa 
ture is almost without hope—mark your $10 check cate api Engrave) Creneeh, Coe: Sem ieee 
ent Yugoslav DP. There are 60.000 af them; 30, week were Desses creations. One an artful swirl 
000 are former prisoners of war who, for political pt electric blue and sg Og chiffoa belongs to 
reasons, can never go home. Twenty thousand chie Mme. Dendramis, wife of the Ambassador gress, Aphrodisia, Straw Hat and Wood- 
of this number are Chetniks, the gallant mountain from Greece. The. other, a: wine red velvet, nue. 
fighters who battled fiercely against the Ger- magnificently pouffed below knee, the flari 
| Mans. Ten thousand of the total were in various —_— poapmonggy age a one ere 
camps like Dachau. is worn by ‘Mrs. Cornelius Bretsch, the former 

Egyptian Princess Amina Toussoun. Desses is the 

. FORTY PER CENT of those retrieved from young Paris couturier of Greek extraction who 
| these camps have tuberculosis. There are 3000 created a sensation last autumn by reconverting 
é blind or limkless and among them 300 have tu- in 30 days flat an old Avenue Matig house into a | 


= TEXTRON _berculosis. Some women are within this group magnificent dressmaking establishment. | 
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In all the famous Faberge scents: Ti- 


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liss Frances Dunn Feted By Barrys at Club Dinner and Mrs. James Souby for the 


EFORE her dance at the Sul-| was Miss Joan Callery of New Chief of Staff and Mrs. Omar 
grave, Miss Frances McKee York City, who is visiting Miss Bradley. 


Dunn was a guest at the dinner giv- Dunn. SUSE EE NSA RSA RSA RS BS BS A 
en by Col. and Mrs. David Barry é 


TY James Soubys Entertain 5 AFTER SHOPPING a 
and Miss Barbara Barry for Miss _. ' STOP BY 
Patricia Mulligan. , Debs of this 7e”eral and Mrs. Bradley FOR A BRACER f 
season and their escorts were seat- # HE Norwegian Ambassador and D FROM 45c IN 
ed at small tables with Christmas* Mme. Munthe Morgenstierne § 
decorations, an accordionist from | We Tanking guests at the dinner) THE ANCHOR ROO . 


‘Myer Davis’ orchestra played. ‘edgareamaane evening given by Mr. ig 12th and & Sis. XK. W. 
| mE 
| Miss Barry wore a white net —— - PEASE PAPAS SALSA 


bouffant dress with panels of sil- No Other Candy Tastes as Good as 


| ver thread and off-shoulder neck- 
OF NYLON CREPE line. Her mother. was gowned in Fr ABULOU & 


DOUBLE NYLON cocoa satin, made with bhustle-back. | wie | 
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HOME MADE 


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All One Price 
Merry Christmas! Jelleff’s—Underwear Shops, Second Floor 


507 fith St. 


If you are in doubt on what to give 
give a Raleigh Haberdasher Gift Cer- 
tificate. It’s the one gift everyone 
welcomes ., . because the recipient can 
choose his own gift. Certificates issued 
in any amount. 


WHITE SLIP 
WITH 


"Taint easy to be a “Femme Fatale” 
in these days. That we know. But we 
| suggest that you visit Cody's Servicen- 
. it's the most unusual place in 

y'll lengthen a suits, 
or coats zippers, 
widen, shorten or dye your 
shoes. They'll sresie ur han 
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THE WASHINGTON POST 
Friday, December 24, 1948 


Brilliant Debut Dance 
Held at Sulgrave Club 


(COL. AND MRS. WILLIAM McKEE DUNN gave a large afd ee 


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ansburghs 


dance last evening at the Sulgrave Club to present their youngest 

daughter, Frances, to society. Thi§ was a party for the young and 
the not so young, as Colonel and Mrs. Dunn had asked a large number 
of their own friends. 
_ Nearly everyone came on from dinner parties. The de te was 
@ guest of Col. and Mrs. David S. Barry who entertai about 50 
friends of their debutante daughter, Barbara, in honor of Miss Patricia 
Mulligan, another debutante of the season. 

Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Parker, jt., gave a dinner for their daugh- 
ter, Sherry; Paul Jolles of the? 
Swiss Legation entertained a few ; \. 
friends, and Miss Mildred bun. Helen Adams 


older sister of the debutante, was . 


Street can Su ot the 1825 FT oles Bow at 


Miss Mariana Evans had guests - : 

dining with her at the Sulgrave’ 

Club and Mr. and Mrs. soa Lea Dance | 

there whe pon Faery wales Oe [NE of the prettiest of this seat” 
son's debutantes is Miss Helen &..- 


‘ball. Colonel and Mrs. Dunn were | i 
za of a group of close rv Adams, daughter of |B | 
and 


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friends dining together, among:)': #"4 Mrs. Roy Adams, who was” 

“Mr and Mrs. Bradley Nash/Bresented to society yesterday at i) 

jand Mr. and Mrs. Jasper DuBose. # tea dance at the Chevy Chase) 

oe || Young friends of the debutante, a 

: ‘and those of her parents, were = ™ 

Out-of-Town Guest List there yesterday and Sidney played| 

ERE from out of town for the for dancing. | te ae 

occasion were Miss Joanne Miss Adams is tall and blond, } ) 33 

'Callery, debutante daughter of Mr. ¥85 graduated from Mount Vernon | | ks 

and Mrs. Francis Callery of New Seminary and is now a student at 3 

York, who is staying with Miss Pine Manor Junior/College. For | 

Dunn; Miss Elizabeth Burnett of er party she wore a period gown His 
Louisville, Ky.; Mr. and Mrs. Wil- Of ivory satin and tulle with off- 
liam Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Gus- Shoulder neckline and bouffant 
tavus Ober of Baltimore and Mr./Skirt. She carried an olddash- 


and Mrs. Benjamin Coates of New ioned bouquet. Standing with her 
York. daughter, Mrs. Adams was gowned 


A tall €nristmas tree sparkling in brown lace over amber taffeta 
| with a corsage of green orchids. | 
with Tights stood in the hallway of/ asked to assist the debutante 
the club, white bells were sus-|_ | 


'were Miss Anne Kilpatric, Miss 
pended from the ceiling, and slim) | 
silvery twigs glistened against q Blizabeth Murdock, Miss Gail Hall, 


Sauaiaed ed spare Miss Joanne Holbrook, Miss May! Winslows Fete 


In this holiday setting, Miss| Moffett. Mrs. Adams’ assistants ° . 
Dunn stood with her parents.as included Mrs. Harry Ashby ve Malissa Childs 
guests streamed in, looking 48 Butts, Mrs. James M. Plaskitt, Mrs. 


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ISS HELEN DELAPLAINE ADAMS made her bow 
to society yesterday at « tea dance at the Chevy 
Chase Club. One of the most popular debutantes, she is 
the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Roy Adams. 


Women’s Slippers 


ISS FRANCES DUNN, 


Harris & Ewing 


daughter of Col. and, Mrs. 


William McKee Dunn, who was introduced to society 


last eveni 


ning at a ball given by her parents at the Sulgrave 


Club. The debutante-was graduated from Foxcroft last June 


a single tier skirt puffed at the 
knees, had a tulle scarf caught on 


every debutante should in filmy Hunter DeButts, Mrs. Richard E.| Dj 
white tulle. Her gown, made with DeButts, Mrs. Philip Young of At C] Inner 


New York and Mrs. J. Sidney Cates 
and Mrs. Yelverton E. Booker, both 


one shoulder with a spray of white godmothers of the debutante. 
butterfly orchids. Mrs. Dunn’s Following the tea Mrs. Cates en- 
gown, of a deep rich rec silk was tertained at dinner for Miss Adams, 
simply cut with square neckline her assistants, and a matching 
and a flared skirt. ‘number of young men. : 


Children Departing 
Hospital to Be Feted | 


Departing residents of Children’s 
Hospital were honored at a party 
Ww y evening by the doctor 
residents of the hospital. 
Montgomery Blair, director, was 
present and also some of the staff 


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‘Birth of Daughter 


Announced by Dodges 


Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dodge, | -«/ 
jr., announce the birth of a daugb-| CPR 
Dr. ter, their first child, on Tuesday. | 
The baby has been named Lalla, f 


members of the hospital. Harrison, for her mother, the for-| © 
Those honored at the party were mer Miss Lalla Harrison, daughtér, ~~ a 


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Dr. Frank Murphy, chief resident of Mrs. B. Powell Harrison of Lee-| a 


of the hospital: Dr. J. Baker, sur-' 


gical resident; Dr. John Sherburne. | 


head resident of the dispensary; | 


Dr. Robert Warthen, assistant 
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burg, Va 


Mr. Dodge is the son of Mr. arid a. 2 | 
Dr. B. Weaver, assistant chief, and| Mrs. Clarence Dodge of Washing-| 5 a ~ 


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8630 COLESVILLE ROAD, Silver Spring, Md. 


* “4.” @ land Mrs. Winslow at dinner at a 
“AL itable for four. 

\ \syisat’ Miss Pauline Morgan, Miss 

\ |Florence Walker, 

7 \\Haynes, Miss Alice Diggs, Miss 

‘J |Adrian Dunn and Miss Joan! 


F. leis de 
Mao) |Spencer Gorton, ir. 
>a. > Howse, jr., David Slingluff and 
A oem, |Tillman Stirling. 


Miss Malissa Childs, debutante 
‘daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marquis 


Just Arrived From England! 


‘Childs, was honored last evening 
at a dinner given at the Chevy! 
Chase Club by Mr. and Mrs. W: 
Thatcher Winslow. 

Mr. and Mrs. Childs joined Mr. 


At another table 


Miss Frances 


Burke; and their escorts, Prentiss 
Childs, Capt. Simon Bland, Hugh 
D. Auchincloss, jr., Frank T. Har- 
mon 3d, Michael McHugh, James 
McHugh, Bradford de Wolfe, Fran- 
Wolfe, Richard Borden, 
Charles 


After dinner the younger 


Bee ge. Ss group 

~ oe oe went on to the Dunn debut at the 

(Soe |Sulgrave Club. Miss Childs will 

Dy ™ |make her bow on January 1 at a 
ame \tea dance at the Carlton Hotel. 


MRS. KENYON COOK 
+. former Miss Caroline Warner 


r. Cook Weds 


Miss Warner 


‘A wedding of interest took place 
yesterday when Miss Caroline 
Warner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
George C. Warner, jr., of Bethesda, 
Mda., became the bride of Kenyon 
Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. William | 
T. Cook of Madison, Conn. | 
‘The ceremony was performed at 
All Saints’ Episcopal Church. 

Mrs. Arthur Sale, sister of the! 
bridegroom, was matron of honor 
and Miss Betty and Virginia! 
Warner were bridesmaids. Ross! 
Brown of New York City was best 
man. Ushering were Arthur Sale 
and Jerome Brush. 

The bride was graduated from 
National Cathedral School and re- 
» jceived her A. B. from Wellesley. 


MRS, RICHARD B. GEORGE | 

} .«. married yesterday 
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'Miss Pittenger 
| Becomes Bride of 


Richard B. George 


Mrs. Richard Bennett George 
was married yesterday in New 
York Avenue Presbyterian 
Church, the Rev. Peter Marshall 
officiating. For her wedding she 
wore a gown of white shadow 
lace with Mary Queen of Scot 

| crown and fingertip veil. She is 
the former “iss Myramae Pit- 
tenger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Homer Pittenger. Her husband 
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex- 
ander R. George of Alexandria. 
After a wedding trip through the 
New England States, Mr. and 
Mrs. George will reside at 3642 


Gunston rd., Parkfairfax, Alex- 
| andria, Va. 


& JHRISTMAS DELIVERY... 


We will see that your gifts are delivered by 
Christmas day, as you want them to be, if 
neil are purchased at our store before 
closing time Friday, December 24th, for 


delivery within our delivery area. 


Julius Garfinckel & Co. ISS BARBARA 


F Street at Fourteenth — 


Mr. Cook was graduated from Wil- 


liams College in 1940. During the 
war he was with the Marine Corps 


B’nai B’rith Women’ 
To Hear Regional 


Vocation Adviser 


Virgil Smirnow, area regional! 
counselor in charge of B’nai| 
B’rith’s Vocational Guidance Serv-| 
ice, will be principal speaker when | 
B’nal B'rith Women, Argo, holds 
its regular monthly meeting 
Wednesday, December 29, 12:30 
p. m. in the Jewish Commugity 
Center. A dessert luncheon will | 


precede the program. ) 
“Dealing in Futures,” a new) 
movie production of B'nai B’rith's 


Vocational Guidance Bureau, will 
be included on the program. Com-,| 
mittee reports will be given by) 
Mrs. P. J. Ableman for Mrs. George! 
Nathan, head of the veterans’ af-' 
fairs committee and Mrs. Frank) 
Fields, chairman of the juvenile) 
delinquency committee. Mrs. / 
Nathan Simkowitz, president, will) 
preside. 

The Argo Chapter’s committee) 
on juvenile delinquency has 
scheduled a party at the D. C. 
Industriaky Home for Boys and'| 
Girls, Thursday night, December 


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Left:. Leather slippers with electri- 


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Light blue, pastel green or tan. 
Extra soft and warm! Sizes 4 to 9 


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for Last-Minute Christmas Shoppers 
Regularly 3.50 to 6.95 


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Perfume bottles in every shape and size you can imagine... 
all beautifylly detailed with life-like flower petals, plumes and 
spirals! Regularly 3.50 to 6.95, all reduced to 2.89. Last- 
minute Christmas shoppers, will choose the pretty ones first 
so hurry down today to Lansburgh’s to make your selection! 


Cosmetics—Street Floor 


eeorcere Sth & E STS., WASH. 4, D. C. NA. 9800 


. THE WASHINGTON POST 
Mary pc [ ag How te Store Friday, December 24, 1948 


Baby’s Bathinette 


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| 4 & by S| frigerator, or a glass or crockery 
<8 tema / 4 4 ice ae and pitcher. Be sure to cover it+ightly 

e ‘ ; with waxed paper because food of 


q a a : iS 4 this sort readily picks up odors 
j a i see - | -The rubber in the tub can be| ‘Tom other foods. ¢ 
“-s as >> \expected to deteriorate with age, 


| 4 | ely pre deterioration can be re- Siehiae haa cate spe lyr ag an 
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Woman, Unmarried in Mid-Forties, Employed al & tg | the bathinette in this an Wale ing 8 needlepoint chair cover. lannis t 

In One Job 25 Years, Is Bothered by Crush = | | the tub thoroughly inside and out) 5)... the needlepoint. rent P mG OS MAEVE + << 
» 35>] | with a mild soap to be sure that! , ¢ needlepoint, right side , 

On Her Boss, Which Developed Just Recently eiiaeeee |the surface is free from all oils|\(0¥", ° & well-padded ironing 


) ths board. A Turkish towel with a 

; | which destru 

DEAR MARY HAWORTH: I am unmarried, 44, have worked Rinse Settee ad tae tay with smooth-surfaced cloth over it AND HOUSED IN A 
for one firm 25 years, and currently I have a crush on my long- an absorbent cloth. Metal parts voy & good padding. Stretch and | 
time boss, an extremely handsome friendly man in his early sixties, should be covered with wax to|"" me nescoperst Sask ae Se 


id traight, Pl 
who gets along fine with his wife, as I know. ease re cee cloth over it ond phon with a mot POST FOUND APAR 
Holsinger | AS you collapse the bathinette, : TMENT 
He is exceptionally considerate always, and very appreciative of | we. ¢ iford Talbert Lee, the place rolls of newspaper at every] ine until the preasing cloth is just 7 . 
my services, consequently it has been a happy situation; although | jopmer Mrs, Bess Caudill |Te%%* i the rubber tub so that parely dry. When all of the needle- 
home life, until recently, was rather stressful. As the eldest | a sharp fold won't develop and|poin . 
my , un , was rather s u e Pryor, became a bride yester- point has been pressed, hang where 


of seven children, I early assumed responsibilities that my father | day at 5 p. m. at the First \ovap the bethinette tight mac, it can dry thoroughly without 


shirked; but my burdens have lightened in the past five years and Baptist Church. The Rev, |paper or cloth to keep it free from ae 

I have become healthier, more agreeable and better looking. Edward W. Dowdy officiated, |4¥st and store where the tempera-| is BE SEES RELI 
However, about 18 months ago, I had a serious illness and was | Mrs. Lee is the daughter of + seintend _ “¢ pte “ge wad PE At s 

ead wan oa _ sh “ eee months. | My employer was very | Mr. and Mrs, Calvin M. Cqu- is better for this than wag or "orl 3 
elpful with advice, as he had been in previous crises; he continued | dj}j of Crewe, Va. She was upstairs room where the tempera-. 1 ee 

my salary, and gifts and flowers were sent me by himself and wife. given in marriage by her ‘ture is high in the summer 4 3 stationed at Bolling Field. His chose a nice place convenient! 

During my convalescence I thought constantly of his kindness and |  otliee tend Willi 0 Ee =| : S : 3 J 

found myself getting quite a crush. _ Orother-in-taw, neem VU. ; I think that you 


; ‘ | Player, jr. and her sister, | ~— 
She Won't Permit Office Lovemaking | agent Dee a Save 2 cover on my baby’ | Deserve a nice clean 


_ Mrs. Player, was matron of | “wetproof” mattress. When I : ; a: lanning to marry the girl New within our limit, tdo 
WHEN I was nearly recovered he stopped at the house to get | honor, She was costumed in | tried to remove the cover re- Pillow case, too! P 6 ? 6 ae ’ :, 


my help with some business papers. Out of a clear sky he started | ; _ cently, I found the mattress very =. : Year's Day, and no housing prob- 
kissing me and I responded with feeling. When I was back on the oe a with 9m ro Sticky and tacky. Can you sug- ee a a. werk 
job he wanted to make love to me again. This I ruled out, in a wey own ae | gest anything to remove the § mw 4 : lem confronts him, thanks to a 
firm yet friendly way: vut since then, every so often he wants to ““**@r'€s and an orchid cor- | tackiness from the mattress and = gap - # ; , pa 
make love. When I asked him one day why he acts that way, he %@8¢. The couple will be at | regain the original smooth sur- | , Washington Post “Apartment 
said he was sorry but couldn’t seem to help it. home at 1002 10th st., Alex- | tace again? S.KH 9 AY “4 Wanted” ad. His notice fret to 

t suppose he knows, froal my ene response, thet I do like hint andria, Va., following their Sometimes sponging this type’, ABM VAs of , notice frst ran as the sergeant’s did. Start it now, 
and the conflict between my desires and my conscience gives me __ Southern honeymoon of mattress cover with mild soap! /AARS in The Post December 1, asking You can telephone your notice in 
the jitters. I’ve had love affairs in the past, but never married and a little water, rinsing and dry- |; | 
because salaried security seemed preferable while I was carrying M S} - ing thoroughly in the sun will im- |” “4 
family responsibilities. At present I don't have a beau, which I + rs. ] en. prove the surface condition. if 
think accounts for my crush on the boss. this doesn’t do the trick, the only 


. ds other suggestion I have is to re- ° 
I like the work, the position is excellent, and soon I'll be working Fetes Subdebs svar the mattress or put on one of 
for one of his relatives, whom he is bringing in as assistant. Can the mattress covers on it which ziv ~ 


you guide me to a common sense handling of the situation? S. C. At Shoreham tightly shut. © Certainly he does, Petunia! 4 sited 7 
a a i are en | Sat ml a | Che Washington Pos 
DEAR S. C.: In health and at your best, you are a salt-of-the- Mrs, Lloyd Parker Shippen was overnight in an aluminum uten- © low cover out of an old pillow = , ye f 


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earth character with a fine head on your shoulders, as witness your hostes§ at a dance last evening) gil? B. L. A. case, you can drop it into the = 
remarkably clear, fair summing up of what goes on here. Rare for members of the sub-debutante I would not advise storing egg-|.: machine last when you do the 


indeed is the man or woman who could match that sturdy, honest, rou The dance. which re \ family wash. 
intelligent objectivity in confessing an emotional storm that in- thtdic| : - bab ceed a Py metal of any ik a ee 
volves the self. : from 10 to 1 in the big ballroom “inc. ou could place it in milk) ishop- Bracken 


: of th . .| bottles for easy storing in the re-'* xu» ee ee 4 
So it’s understandable that the boss, by nature considerate and ¢ Shoreham. Hotel, was at | pe ae | 
appreciative, would (1) cherish you kindly as a well-nigh invaluable tended by over 385 former mem- 


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employe and (2) reach out with constructive evidence of continued bers of Mrs. Shippen’s dancing \\\ 
interest in your welfare during illness, not only to buoy yotr spirits class. | \\\\ 


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in a discouraging period but also, impersonally, to expedite your Mrs. James Parker Nolan. Mrs. | \ae \\\\Y \ \\\\\ 
recovery and return to employe-usefulness. Frederick Bradley and Mrs. Mason \ , hh \\ \ 
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He’s home from overseas, 


The outlook is cheerful right got about ten calls within two 


: _ now for S/Sgt. Charlie Lawson, days,” reports the sergeant, “and 


overseas hitch is completed, he’s located in Hillside. The rent is 


” 


Your “Apartment Wanted” ad 


in The Post could get results, just 


ae 


for a furnished or unfurnished and tharge it, Call NAtional 4200 


apartment renting under $80, “We and ask for an ad writer, 


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In that time you were “down and out”-from the salaried security Raynesford received with Mrs. \ \ 


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angle: and being a spinster without a beau, in addition to being Shippen. Dinner parties before-  o*Mtaps 2 \ \\\ 
seriously ill and economically threatened, you would, of course, hand included one given by Mr. LQ BAY \\ 
lapse into a sick psychological state, tgo.—a state of extreme emo- and Mrs. Samuel F. Beach in honor, \ \) 
tional dependency upon any stronger power to plan for and re- of their daughter, Miss Grayson 


assure you, with show of competent steadfast protectorate concern, Beach. The latter is a student at) Wy \\ 


Foxcroft, and she is the sister of \ \ 


She Is Unconsciously Fueling the Problem Miss Elizabeth Beach, one of this 


THIS is a typical concomitant of prostrate illness in persons who season's debutantes. 
ordinarily must be self-reliant; and the doctor hmiself may act tem- At the dinner were Miss Nancy 
porarily to provide psychological succor to the patient who has no Mann, Miss Elinor Kenney, Miss 
-other resources. Whereupon the patient rewards the doctor with Hilary Hoover, Miss Patricia Pur-| 2 
grateful idolatry, which tends to evaporate in time, however, if the cell, Miss Mary Florence Kern.) 
patient rallies sufficiently to return to normal routine;-and if the Miss Sally Alexander, Miss Betty . 
doctor ‘as he usually does) tapers off the attachment with thera- Owen, Miss Betsy. Wetherill, Miss 
peutic skill. Frederica Sterling, Miss Mélissa 
Jones and Miss Polly Baldwin. \ 

Dinner escorts included Thomas 
Bradley, Edgerton Vanden Berg, 
William Perry, Robert Shorb. 
Frank Lee, Dwight Webb, 3d, | 
Joséph Dibble, William Heard. 
David Watson, John Hinckley, 
George Cutting, Barry Hamilton, 

Essentially good. handling of the situation consists in relieving James Hamilton, Emerson Gar- 
the boss of your concentrated hunger for his personal interest, 4 ‘ner, and others. 
pressure you are now levying unconsciously. When you do that; . 
his reactiggs will subside and impersonal fellowship again hit its Christmas Benefit Dance 

M. H. 


stride. The District. Co-Ed Chapter of 


‘Mary Haworth counsels through her column, not by mail or pers | Masada, Young Zionists of Amer-| 


: . ica, will sponsor a benefit Christ- 
sonal interview. Write her in care of The Washington Post, _ |mas dance, Satarday, December 95 | 


- pine ——+—| 8:30 p. m., at the Lafayette Hotel. | 
. . | ay Given under the auspices of the 
The Family Lords Visiting Here > \chapter’s fund raising committee, | 
: | Miss Ruth Marie Lord will en- the event will be open to the pub-| 
. book tertain at Christmas dinner at lic. Proceeds will go to the organi- 
crap the Water Gate Inn tomorrow for zation’s “Kibbutz Nitzanim” pro)- 
| her mother and sisters, Mes. ect. Music will be furnished by 
By Dr. Ernest G. Osborne arthur E. Lord, Miss Sally Lord Jack Corry’s Band. 
, and Miss Marilyn Lord, all of : 
Bedtime Chats Plano, Ill., and Miss Emily Lord Here For Holidays 


~*~ , E Ke we é - , 
During the busy days that come of Oak Ridge, Tenn. Other out-af- ‘Miss Alice Diggs and Miss E.| SoMBRe :  ( Sx) ... 1am sure | have always thought of Christ- 


to 
to. most families, there seldom as ghee epee are MS. Ann Stockett, students at Brad- 


| ain att ans Tuch of ior College, Bradford,) 7a Oe Ae AYR AR hy mas time, when it has come round .. . as a good 
» «peti Rgorlipmenae EE na 068 vie ied ae wae re at home i the Christ- = : 7 s , 
Yet some of the very finest mo- = 


7 ‘days. Miss Diggs is the) =S4IPAA -'"- > “——pl oa te 
ments that you and I remember Hansens in New York . . poe wer AS oat ire Marchall ar” — | Ef time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; 


he. times when we have been Mr. and Mrs. John V. Hansen of R. Diggs, and Miss Stockett is the eae Poe  ¥ 
a: in a leisurely way to chat| the yt are spending the daughter of Mrs. William E. Stock-| \~ Ege % . . ee: the only time | know of, in the lon g calendar 
tho : | “Ss : 
about anything in which we were ys in New York at the Drake. ett jr. . : . 


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interested with a close friend. | 
As children grow older, they api SIS Ti Dm LL OE ILI IE IE IU IE ITE 


preciate the opportunity of talk-} Looking For Something? 4 Me, . me ? ie consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to 


bout things with Mom or) . | 
a adi g Degg oei } think of people . . . as if they really were fellow- 


at the dinner table, sometimes as 5 Tips for Your Special List 


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In your case you leaned, psychologically. to the boss for security 
of all kinds; and your solitary thinking about his cordial benevo- 
lence during the iHness engendered rapt feeling that infiltrated his 
unconscious and sparked the impetuous flash of responsive ardor. 
That's the genesis of the problem, in which he is more victim of 
circumstances than you are: so it’s not good sense to believe or 
act as if you're on the defensive in relation to his follow-through. 


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of the year when men and women seem by one 


passengers to the grave, and not another race of 


creatures bound on other journeys. And therefore 


By Sonia Stein 


” | ... though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver 
TILL undecided what to giveare chosen according to your 


i some of the damsels on your'pocketbook rather than her & / Lay cy) an oe 
B list? For the littlest damsel, measurement, and you're not & & re SOC in my pocket, | believe that it has done me, good, 
‘7 how about a nylon hairbrush apt to make a mistake on that! wR es 


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‘ that’s a miniature of the one| Germaine Montefl has pack- =,” 7 ~ ta and will do me good, and | say God bless it!” 
a her mother uses? It comes in aged her Laughter and Nos- 2 . .) . 

crystal, pink and blue clear talgia colognes in decanter- 9) 2% | per 

plastic and is available atshaped bottles. They come » °# / De — iP (Excerpt from A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens) 
Hecht’s and at Woodward & singly or as @ pair, or you can §) “Aw 2s m ) ti 

Lothrop. | ' |get a handsome box that in- 


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and times is in the child's own | 
room just before he goes to bed. @ match.) are packed in pairs this year in 
If you make a habit of dropping § There are also sets of hair tiny hat boxes with a pair of 
in to say good-night and don't 4p-\¢ brush, comb and clothes brush jet hat pins an@ a cerise bow 
pear to be in too big a rush.} ina zippered plastic case which On top for fun. Stradivari and 
your “young hopeful” frequently § come as full-size traveling kits Duchess of York are the scents. 
will begin to chat about dur. and small-size pocketbook kits. Coty’s L’Aimant fragrance is 
thing that has interested him dur- ie ee available in toilet water and 
ing the day or will try out some Py ; perfumed packed together in a 
of his budding ideas on you. nee A line of cosmetics for little gift box, As always, the Eliza- 
urally, you won't push him if he|® ladies — wholesome ones like neth Arden products are packed 
doesn't seem to be in the mood. # shampoo, toothpaste, talcum in delicate pastels in a number 
Rut if you're there, there’s a good |g powder, soap, bubble bath a8d of attractive gift cmobinations. 
chance that he'll want to spend ag hand lotion—is variously conv , 
little while talking things over § binted in gift and travel kits. A 
with you. pomeade lipstick is included to 4 trip through the perfume 
(G.,1948, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) make little missy feel grown up. section of a department store is 
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THE WASHINGTON POST 
Friday, December 24, 1948 


DP Barriers 
To Cut Year’s 
Total to 40,000 


By Thomas Winship 
Post Reporter 


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Restrictive “gimmicks” in the 


Displaced Persons Act, which ex- § 


Pires in June, 1950, will permit 


Only 40,000 refugees of an author- 
ized 205,000 to enter the United 


“If their kid doesn’t stop pull- 
ing my tail, I'll let the mice take 
over the joint!” 


ie Man, 36, Given! 


lto3 Years 
As Bi i 
igamust 

A 36-year-old man yesterday 
was sentenced to serve one to 
three years in jail on a charge of 
_ bigamy. 

The sentence was imposed by 
District Court Judge Richmond 
'B. Keech on‘John A. DePretis, of 
1307 12th st. nw.. who was mar- 
ried to one woman in 1941 and 
married another in 1946 without 
dissolving his first marriage, rec- 
ords showed. : 

Four men received sentences 
from Judge Keech for sex of- 
fenses, Bennie Buntone, 37, no 
given address, received a 6-month 
to 2-year sentence, and Edward 


since its vad - months Both Sides 


After the bill was signed last 
June the commission “was hopeful 
that at least 75,000 DP’s could be 
brought to this country during 
the first 12 months’ operation cf 
the program,” Carusi said. 

He said the legislation written 

the Eightieth Congress must 
either be made “far more workable 
or a ridiculously tremendous staff” 


must be hired to accomplish the !m the West Coast maritime indus-| 15-year-old boy. 
try 


goals of the act. 

“We had hoped to bring in about 
1200 refugees a month, but so far 
500 is our monthly average,” Ca- 
rusi stated. 

The USS Marlin is scheduled to 


mitted to 2500. 


“We have bent every effort to front employers. It said their “‘de- Parkway, Silver Spring, Md., op- 


rush the processing of these home- 
less peoples but the law has us 
pretty well tied up with its innu- 
merable restrictive gimmicks on 
eligibility,” Carusi said. 

“Our basic problem,” he added. 
“is attempting to reconcile the 
perferences for DP’s expressed by 
their fine American sponsors with 
the preferential pattern set up by 
Congress. 


“The people of the United States 
are offering wonderful and gen- 
@rous assurances to their kinfolk 
abroad only to find that their 
preferences don't gee with the 
act. You cannot dictate to our 
people in this great humanitarian 
effort,” Carusi said. . ‘ 

The DP commissioner has spent 
the past week in Frankfurt. Ger- 
many, conferring with refugee and 
occupation officials to collect up- 


to-date information on the DP sit-' 


uation in anticipation of seeking 


Blamed for | 


: 


Port Turmoil 


| The Joint Labor-Managenient 


‘Committee of Congress blamed both|senteneed to two to six years by 


: 


labor and management yesterday 
for 14 years of “constant turmoil” 


| _A report issued by the chairman, 
Senator Ball (R., Minn.), severely 
criticized Harry Bridges, president 
of the CIO Longshoremen’s Union. 


| But the teport also hit the water- 


limquent” personnel policies and 
their “bitter” resistance to ‘the 
self-organization of the 

had the effect of forcing a “mili- 


tant, aggressive, left-wing type of $250 and 3 to 15 months proba- 


leadership” to power in the unions. 


comment from either union or 
employer spokesmen on the com- 
mittee statement.) 

The report was prepared by John 
\F. Preston, jr., and Ralph R. Pick- 
ering, of the committee’s staff, after 
a long study of the industry. 

It was approved Monday at the 
final meeting of the committee, 
which soon 
_ The report said “political incom- 
patibility” is the most important 
cause of conflict in the industry. 
‘This means labor and management 
have been unable to define the 
rights and power of each side, be- 
cause each party is convinced that 


the ing party . 
remedial action when Congtess tinction” ° — u 


convenes. | 


He described sentiment in ref- 
ugee camps as “disappointment” 
over the restrictions imposed. 

“But there is no dissension. 
These people have suffered so 
much and so long that they have 
acquired a marvelous philosophical 
attitude. They figure nothing much 
worse can happen to them.” 

Carusi will urge the new Con- 


gress to promptly enact several @*"* central bargaining through 


modifications to make it one which. 
“will help, not hurt America.” 


persons camps prior to December 
22, 1945, shall be eligible to enter 
the United States. Most of the 
Jews now in camps fied from Po- 
land after that date. 

Both President Truman and 
Governor Dewey based their 
charges of “discrimination” 
against the act on this provision. 

Establishing proof that a refu- 
gee arrived in a camp before De- 
cember, 1945, is almost impossible 


Industry-wide bargaining was hot 
found to be one of the basic causes 
of conflict. 

The report said industry-wide 
bargaining in itself doesn’t cause 
either peace or wat. It may con- 
tribute to peace in one industry 
and have the opposite effect in an- 
other industry, depending on other 
factors. (Industry-wide bargaining 


employer associations instead of 
company by company.) | 
Besides “political incompatibi 


for preaching a “doctrine of class Meridian pl. nw., operating a lot- 
arrive in New York today with 339,struggle.” It said, “No instance has tery, three to nine months: Michael 
DP’s—the fourth contingent to been found when his purpose devi- J. Estep, 46, of 77 Hawaii ave. ne.. 
reach here under the program. jated in the slightest from the Com-/operating a lottery, $250 and 6 to 
The arrival will-bring the total ad-|munist Party line of the moment.”|18 months probation: Samuel J. 


(In San Francisco, there was no | 


goes out of existence. Held in Gambling Case 


P. , 18, a sailor stationed 
at the Naval Communication Cen- 
ter, Cheltingham, Md., received 
& suspended 2-year sentence and 
was placed on probation for in- 
dulging in an unnatural sex act. 

For the same type of offense, 
Harry J. Bruno, 40,,of Herndon, 
Va., was sentenced serve eight 
months to two years. Abraham L. 
Johnson, 36, of 4421 E st. se., was 


/ 


Judge Henry A. Schweinhaut for 
taking indecent liberties with a 


Judges Keech and Schweinhaut 
imposed the following sentences on 
seven persons for gambling con- 
ivictions: . 
__ John H. Chaffin, jr., 32, of 1436 


Battista, 29. of 1404 Woodside 


erating a lottery, $250 and 6 to 18 
‘months probation. ' 

Edna Sellman, 45, of 1244 Ist 
st. sw., possession of lottery slips, 
jtion; Minnie B. Weaver, 27, of 16 
L st. 
slips, $250 and 3 to 15 months 
probation; Odell Harris, 23, of 730 
19th st. ne., operating a lottery, 
‘$500 and 6 to 18 months probation: 
‘Sam Wise, 33, of 4835 New Hamp- 
Shire ave. nw., setting up a gaming 
table, 6 to 18 months probation. 


Four Men, Two Women 


| Four men and two women, ar- 
Tested December 12 in a raid by 
the newly formed Thirteenth Po- 
lice Precinct’s vice squad, were 
held for grand jury action on 
gambling charges yesterday. 

At the arraignment, United 
States Commissioner Cyril Law- 
rence dismissed charges against a 
seventh person arrested in the raid 
because of insufficient evidence. 


| 
’ 


He was Calvin Hulin, 32, of 2315) 


Champlain st. nw. 

Ordered held under $1500 bond 
each were Winston Sims, 48, and 
Ben Hillman, 49, both of the 
Champlain st. address. Ordered 
held under $500 bond each were 
William T. Sullivan, 39. of 2412 
17th st. nw., Josephine Anderson. 
24, and John T. Henderson, 24. 
both of 1637 Rosedale st. ne. and 


The industry has not been a 
profitable er expanding one. 
It has attracted the 


force or develop a sense of pride 
in the operation. 


Annie B. Harris, 32, of 1745 Kalo- 
rama rd. nw. Al] were charged 
with operating a lottery and pos- 
session of lottery slips. 


Col. Risden Appointed 
Military District Aide 
Lieut. Col. Richard A. Risden, 
5130 N. 15th st., Arlington, has 
been named assistant chief of staff 
for Personnel, Military District of 
Washington, it was announced yes- 


Foremen have not been treated 


in many cases because the Inter- 
national Refugee Organization did 
not keep camp records until after 
that date, Carusi explained. 

“More important is the basic 
concept of the present-day refugee 
problem,” Carusi said further. “We 
are most interested now in the 
man who fears returning to Com- 
munist rule. Therefore the date, 
“~at which a DP entered a camp is. 

relatively unimportant. A new. 
date for eligibility should be predi-! 
' Seated upon the question: Is the! 
person a bona-fide refugee from 
totalitarian terrorism, whether it 
be Nazism or Communism.” 

He said he would also ask Con- 
gress to: 

1. Soften the housing and em-) 
ployment clauses which require a 
DP to prove that he has both a 
place to live and a job before he| 
may become eligible to come to 
the United States. | 

2. Increase the top limit of 205,- 
000 DPs who may be admitted. 

3. Rewrite the section on pref- 
erences to give a better break to 
eligible DPs who are “resourceful 
enough” to live outside camps. 

4. Change. the priorities now ex 
tended to farmers and refugees 
who fled from the Baltic states 
and Poland east of the Curzon line.) 
The bill now requires that not less: 
than 30 per cent of all persons ad- 
{mitted must be agricultural work- 
ers and not less than 40 per aa 
must come from the above areas. 

A coalition of Republicans and 
Democrats failed to win approval 
of these four liberalizing features 
during Senate consideration of the 
DP bill last spring. 

“And it is interesting to note 
now,” a DP Commission spokes- 
man said last night, “that some 
of the strongest demands for more 
DP’s now are coming from parts/ 
of the country whose representa- 
tives in Congress voted against a 
workable DP bill.” 


the plane manufacturer, the CAA, 


would not have occurred,” CAA 


as a part of management, nor kept! 
on management. 
policy, with the result that many Col. Anthony 


fully informed 
supervisors have “felt a greater 
affinity toward their unions than 
their employers.” 


CAB Report 


Is Censure 


“<¢ 

The Civil Aeronautics Adminis- 
tration said yesterday the Civil 
Aeronautics Board “did not clearly 
indicate all the facts” in report- 
ing the causes of a plane crash 
which killed 52 persons near Bryce 
Canyon, Utah, October 24, 1947. 

The CAB issued a final report on 
the accident Wednesday in which 
it said the probable cause was the 
burning of gasoline which entered 
the cabin heaters of the United 
Airlines DC-6 through an air in- 
take scoop as a result of fuel tank 
overfiow. The CAB also said 
that lack of attention to detail by 


; 


and the airline contributed to the 
accident. : 

CAA said yesterday that its rep- 
resentatives pointed out in the 
hearings on the accident that: 

1, The CAA manual for opera- 
tion of the DC-6 set forth good 
safety practices for the loading 
and use of. fuel, which CAA sai 
were ignored: and 

2. While CAA did not issue ‘a 
mandatory prohibition against the 
transfer of fuel in flight, “such was 
not deemed necessary inasmuch as 
the operating manual set forth the 
proper procedure for the feeding 
of fuel from any tank to any en- 
gine.” 

“Had the airplane involved in 


CAA flight manual, the accident 


asserted. | 


en’ s Club 


The Maryland State Tax Com- 
mission ruled yesterday that the 
Chevy Chase Woman’s Club is not 
a charitable or benevolent insti- 
tution and 


that the women’s group must 
taxes on its property, coneean on 
$44,000, at 7431 Connecticut ave. 

The club with a membership of 
800 had claimed tax exemption on 
the ground it is a charitable or 
benevolent, educational or literary 
institution. 


In its ruling, the commission de- 
clared the club is “an association 


for the mutual benefit of its mem-| free 


bers and not a charitable or be- 
nevolent institution within the 


Must Pay Tax 


It cited the club’s charter to the 
effect that among the club’s pur- 


meaning of the statute.” 


terday by Maj. Gen. Hobart R. 
Gay, cofmmanding general. 


sw., possession of lottery} 


Colonel Risden, who replaces 
O. Adams, of 2817 
N. Franklin st., Arlington, now re-| 
tired, attended the University of 
Maryland for two years before en- 


tering the United States Military 


Academy. He was graduated from 
the latter institution in June 1933. 


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1949. for the purpose of electing thirteen 
Girectors for the ensuing year. Polls 
open from il] «a m w 1 ‘ 

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late of the District of Columbia. de- 
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Sgeinst the deceased are 

to exhibit the same, with the vouchers 
theréof, legally authenticated. 
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$65 per month: avail Jan. } FR 9189 
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APPLICATIONS now being accepted at 
the Mewurilee Arms Apartments $353 
Quincy pi. Biadensburg, Md. 
LARGE APT... 2 bedrms. kit.. din.-liv, 
Tm. and bath: also use of 4-rm. : fin- 


ished attic: Kensington suburbs. private 


SILVER SPRING. MD. 
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATEL 


. $88.50. 
1 Bedroom’. $85.50 
INCLUDING UTILITIES .- 
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE 
To mepect—Out New Hampshire éve., 
turn left at road about 100 ft. 


. wife, no childres. want 
. or wn . Ie spt.. North- 
west. AD. 7200. Ext. 19. 
Purnished, with kitchen: executive de- 
conven 


location to downtown 
$85. Mr. Harrison, RE. 


vic. bi Thurs. 
8050, Ext. 461; oak for Mr. Miichek, _ 
LISTIN VICE 


furnm. or unfurn. bem 
RE. 7400, ext. 62182. 
SISTERS 
bedrim.. 


at 

. Se. ii 

MODERN RESIDENCE 
Md. 25 


min. drive south 
tracti ished. bedronm: 
Sethe. , t- -- = tloor. $389 
per month. 

JOHN L. KING & CO., INC. 
_Di_ 7713. 
22D AND 
cosy 5-rm. 


= Cinten. . 
© as = near 


attic; auto. heat: 
J. as G 
Wardman | Ho- 
Detached brick. 3 floors, 12 rms., 
3 baths; garage Suitable for use uy 
non-profit, research. of educstiona! 


SILVER SPRING— 0620 Ly 
brick: Tote floor. li 


HOLLYWOOD BEACH 1 
rm. Dungalow. screened 


hes: 4 

pril 30th. 

ile eler. 347 Madison St. - 

Offices. Studios—Rent $5 

GEORGETOWN—Very attractive 

room with fireplace. suitable for 

lingerie or ste show 

oF professional office. Lavatory and stare . 
remodeied. 


age space. Bui new 
Call ‘DE. 7117 or NO. 0904. 
in 


WANT to rent garage in 
end Girard ow.; reas. Cell AD. 3878, 


Stores, Rent 61 
BELLEVIEW GARDENS—O60 = fi, 
good location. Reesonabie. Li. 2828. 

— A a f 
Revi Estate Leans 


TIONAL MORTG & 
1312 New York A . 5 


LEO M. BERNSTEIN & CO. 


1415 EK St. WW. 


WISHING ALL 
OUR FRIENDS 
AND CLIENTS 
A MERRY XMAS _ 
AND A VERY 
HAPPY NEW YEAR 
F. A. TWEED CO 


| “CONTINUED ON FOLLOWING Pacem 


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» . C. Meuses Sale, Suburban Houses | 
fiseedProm_Prowsding Fees | MARYLAND PRERSH rosa pongh FA -aT Tine TH | Ie — THE WASHINGTON POST 
2411 59TH PLACE | | . AKC, house-broken : "Sa batt $150. 28 a" ; pre-Christmas sale. “Save $100 BICYCLE. i's; must be Automobiles, Sale |. @¢ 
story — +~-! wom + ee =. See _ Ev * able. OW, 7196. 


te $300 on new spinet 


4 * pianos. Every “60” Special Piset- | FO 
ER | DIAMOND lady's ring, perfect piano @ famous make and fully guar-| PURNITURE WANTE! INCE—Bet- | Wood Sedan; one owner; 26,000 miles; | excellent 
iced $15. 700 M RY CHRISTMAS : 6285. ; ; tor vaty eaten oo. eel os qeewenee and household ef, — condition inside and out; radio, 

BROS.. INC., REALTORS to GORDON 6 : i. __| DIAMOND engagement Ting and wed- : — . ; ’ sh, not @ scratch. No dealer. $2,975. 
, |UN. 3600. Eves.. Mr. Barnes, MI. 5278. 2 ‘tinale, 10 whe, old. fishtail design, $500, *. FR. 8080. . 


CLOSE.IN SILVER SPRIUG BUY ALL 
bedrooms 


«| CADILLAC—1946 Sedanetie, Hydra- } > 
Matic. Heater, whitewall tires. Must 

. be gold at once. $2,595. GE. 6362. 

. | ‘ | : Te . Dia dbo sedans bis 

noel; iOLLYWOOD KENNELS ~~ ; ; lady’ | PLAN Smith ; jroo , black: | Tous 30-day . 

William H. MeLaughlin pense thea i a aa |e ‘ANO, : bE Bares upright. =| | ood tr est cond. ; . | eels SAC AVE. ‘BRA 

iT lady we . pract benc ' and styles cone inia eve. 

“TiN & MAUST Realtor—McLean, Va. Ww ge _ ‘ ¥ $7 } liver, — $100 ce; .* eS oe. Will de- of Saprecta ' rs 
464 | 


: 18. ‘ _ RE. 1948. 25 | 3968. 

Office Closed PUPPIES—German i, pure bred: | fect, $1,500. jase: | paid ft CHEVROLET 194i Deluxe 2-dodr; Tadic | vets otmer mast bell te ty 

; ‘ ) ; ABO. reg. Sligo | Trades . | price on the magazines and heater, peat covers, excellent cond. 7 : 
Friday thru Sunday 0206. | Open till Xmas. & Co. it). | , cage oo $900. AX. 


= “ SET sb0> tnfivweod bed | tyoge — sa Stylemaster 2-dr; RT 

NING - : owner; good condition; de luxe; 

with blue Sather head board, $20: . PIANG—FPor only $15.50 monthly. Kitt's | a _2220 Georgia Ave. N.W. D. 5 $1375 cash. LU. 5477, owner. ere 475. RE. ' 

“per-| end tables, coffee table and bri new eed ! SILVER— prices id i tor old 
lamp: cold Sees maple, $20; miscel- or | nd discarded 


! ; . pot gifts, : 324. ver condi- | ter: ater. me , Tetmse-| FO 
BRICK BUNGALOWS | Adjacent Country Club +a RED "Gtires, | 2neows. _U ae bekroy “sburtn: 3 the Toles mesel, Mali ear : {aise Be | i perieg, $1645. Moe Mrs. aA mo ot 3937 LIVINGSTON 


room NING 1 ROOM owner. 
Radiant Valley subdivision. Land-|-4i; 2 bedreome and bath oa’ let floor, |sGOTTI SCOTTISH pane ret a aos. cae _2_ leaves, $29. mS, saree with Gil-weeg sas fel nee ees INES | ore, 
$12,500, one $12.800, full basement, oil hot | weeks @ld, bieck. _fYom. Tevietered “stocks DINING "ROOM “SET 78. — | tener eetiene ais, ss UN. 7300. | CHEVROLET— 1946 4-dr., fully sauipped, 123 © St. NE 
~& red equipped Kitehen; fenced yard. 90, just the present for Xmas. TE, 8763. | YeNeer, good condition, $40. .| you have to pay. RE. 6212. KITT's . | TICKETS (3 (3), Sugar a — ee ve at gual beac asians & ‘| FORD 1941 TUDOR DE a 
D . $61.25 monthly | 1] MILES D. and | | SHETLAND SHEEP <¢ a0. puppies, minia- | | Cros ning coud Fe oped ret 2. ’ | ae aoe BW. ae ot waren. a | BUICK—-1941 ~ Super “3” 4- a Immaculate condition. new bat 
ts include taxes and insurance. {| 141) acres. 5-room S«story brick, pew; | fure collies, bred for Jooks and disposi- | ° slat i ~4 FING-PONG TABLE, reasonable. Cail | 


enetian wood silat blinds. | redio and heater; Pmished in light gray; | excellent tires. radio and heater. for sale 

siceiaeee ee es __. | _&. B. KATZEL, BROKER, UN. 1239 has everything. Por details call p~ BF le. ~ J ey Sligo 3362 - = Sane ee x excellent running engine: oes Logan's | by owner, $895. Phone OL. 8347. 
NEAR MONASTERY $38 PER MONTH | L. McGEE KING | 5700, Ext, 591. , a ~ furn.,| mahog. table, 6 _ good condition: ee ante wras, — se09” VA ave BRANCH. LOGAN | PORD— 1946 4 4-47. de luxe, heater, nyida 
ae ey gg Fag is the payments on thés modern pre- | 1561 _Wilsed Bivd. GL. 5273, OH. 5508. | SEEPHERD puppies, a wks. old. . black ov 2, chine closet; B60. Call after 6, POOL TABLE ["sauiation” glues” Gana, ALL TYPES OF FIREARMS (Pord), 2017 Virginia ave. of. ME. covers. 1 owner. $1350. AD. 5565, 

today's best buys. Tipv UAE | Whites brown 2 ccess. : ; R 3968 t-= 
ih fireplace and French doors to built, 2-bedreom bungalow. Stairs | T LUXURY HOME | giants aitrrenee secinsinn wor, | ROOR CHIME, Moniitelio, new vane ana | for cal sere .g125 or highest MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS on pew-ear cond.; $1,615, Call owner ealy 
rooer be "$2000 gown Pull ‘price only| | 2 LEFT, ON CORNER LOT Peet ea tfciaca Be Feat. | Gane ance cane eek i eae as | PROTECTOR. -reeeeaeiea—je—wax| ENGINEERING INSTRUMENTS | CHEVROLET '41 CPE. "| thers sm.‘ fe taers "= 
eo ody eaomne Be 2 ob ist {leer. Fin- eat POX TERRIER puppies, 7 wks.| ishing unit; both tm goed cond. Priced | “Moviegraph projector S50. _ UE SU72, | ALAS epeniiore, G8 geld, _aliver. $365 MERCURY—'49 club coupe: radio, heat. 
ished recreation room. ultre-modern nd:_repistered A.B AKO. Call Ow. 8049. | reasonably. SH. 3975. RADIO PHONOGRAPH. RCA port., with| Watches, Jewelry, men’s clothing. sporting er, overdr., white 
eae S. DAVIS & CO. | Suit, Sis ao cortace disnoent | Sree sean, ~prendcnew.“neverooi | PM converter. Call MI. 6214. binoculars, pews tickets,| (Master De Luxe. The year’s special | Trade. cash or can 2 finance "Wr aed. 
___Call WA. 3900 Until 9 P.M | ful brick home, Only $17,200. Sale M sale Miscellaneous Lk pig ag ee discount; | RADIO-PHONOGRAPH, table model, | rt ty unet Rave sou? bargain. | Must move today. it's fine MERCURY— 1940 2-door, sedan; 
“ 

_| full, 2-story ASEGRDIOA era, gba wane | nin oe BT cloned tape eters gable, model: WILL PICK UP AT YOUR HOME an in = 


ords, original r. $800 or 
iene miice pest Key Briage to Quantico | Prestcelly_new. _F ~_" | ELECTRIC TRAIN, Lonel, iow; extras. | time: $00. “ou 1270, "| MAX ZWEIG SONS LOGAN (Ford) ° |sneise.s 
OUR CL AND FRIENDS | 8t. N. Quantico 3 "ACCORDION Sicoell Rosai, Bf, | ELECTRIC ranee, 6. Sbaes ek RADIO-PHONO comb.. S-tube Silvertone, 937 D St. NW. ME. 9313. _ | 1111 18th St. N.W. — DI. 5800. 
A MOST SINCERE WISH Bent re eee | bess, geod condition. __ ‘pits. "Do. sent. | EL mer. ner; light, | 30 days old. EM. 060 


v 
ks, te.: $100 ® O 5 
ACCORDION shift, exc. - RANG teen oven broiler, 
condition. iso wee > enovGLorenda BRITANNICA, ‘new. 2 = Pak iter? wood. | HEVR L 1948 MERCURY—1948 Convertibie; 
.. 8500 3456. good cond. $35 or besi and s A on Tr. end 
————— | ACCORDION Italian p __ 1948 edition. OR. 6205. . CH. 5781. . ero Sedan. Gray, whitewall tires. bh: 9.000 miles; best - “es 
~ ONLY $8.9 950 | Excellent are ES prewar. | FRENCH DOORS, 1 pair, 6x7; hardware | REFRIGERATOR, Coldspot, good cond. & M. actors, ciien  etass, nt oumt covers. 500) Apt. 26. 1114 N. Pitt ot 
Six-room modern home on 1 acre, 15 APGHAN (new), Say "grand. | eluded: ready to hang. 1808. | 7 eu. ft: $50. GL. $476. | $396, Pairfax 692-WX. 0 MERCURY—1940 4-door: new motor: ©. 
minutes from D. C., With garage and Mother’ pattern, orange, brown, yellow; PUR COATS (2), size 216 6 aa mov- | REPRIG ERATOR — FRIGIDAIRE, 19 1948, WOOD—Stove — one SATCHER and h.; $700. TR. 3061. 
ehicken house. Ts ca will go fast; | $40. TE. 4297. jing Calif.; gray squi $50; muskrat,| 6 cu. ft.. $120. GE. 2275 PA. 0496. Scr he ee 
new. listing: good te | ANTIQUE walnut doll cradle with hb. ($75; both ful Yemen OR. o712. REFRIGERATOR, GE. medium size: ea: mn | 510 Wicensin Ave. BW "o e381. te sedan. low, mileage, fully 
PROSPEROUS J. FULLER GROOM RE LTY, OX. 4487. ¢ woven sovertet: old-fashioned doil. band FUR COAT, bieck skunk, size 12-14; cellent condition: $75. FPA. 5820 Motorcycles ee on s da > eae 31295, ei SoD MO. 
NEW YEAR Eves., OW. 4485, GL. $247, OL 6757. | doll dressed. OV. 0 _ excellent condition; $25. SH. 6906. | REFRIGERATOR, 6.5 cu. ft. de luxe,| JAMES 1947—Perfect condition. $275 Sti9en  Perten 1946 “to sedan. TORS. n1717 R ft. ave ne. DU. 8188. 
: ) Dutch Colonial $1,500 Down BABY CRIB, new, auth in carton, $20. FUR COAT, gray, Perbian lamb, size 16, | sgaied motor, good cond., $150. GL. 6985 | CH. 7255 rubber. low mileage gyal exces 5 
L. T. GRAVATTE | OM THE OFFICE OF , Wil_deliver. TA. 0879, 9:30 to 1 $125._ TW. 1311 _.. | RUGS, Anglo-Persian, Whitiall; (2) | CUSHAM ‘SCOOTER— Transmission. new NASH—1948 4-door Ambassador. just 
. . re S786 mo. tacluding taxes and insurance Sey | ~ _--- FUR “COAT. bes aay cond. 9x1 "Y paint, tires, extras: mech. ft. TE LIVINGSTON like new, en. 7: 3000 Miles. _ TA 3641. 
15th St. N.W. Realtor. NAtl 0753." OW. & LERBLING Bedrooms, living room, dining toom, | SABIES" cribs, scolies e., for rent ; ver: | exce 2, (1) 27x36 in.; excel. cond.; $200 8969 ” | Pema an ' 
a. OR. , 7 kitchen: full basement, rediant heet quveses. Baby's Butier Gervice, 60 | length: very reas. sige 12. TA beso | ined. ds. HO. _ 6177. Ss ah i 923 © Bt EX. 5809 | OLDSMOBILE—1940 2 iw 
REALTOR Pull price. $11.950 Canal st. sw. EX. 4370 FUR COAT. tiuskrat, size 16, excellent RUG, Sheutral figured. 9x19. broadicom. mechanical condition. sei2 ‘ou. 1 


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MANNAS REALTY CO. BABY BATHINETTE, 5 practically new, condition, $175. AT. 0843. (ozite pad. excel. cond. $50. OL. 3194. ‘ “a. Rr mn a age Windsor, 4-4r. sedan. OLDSMOBILE, 1946 4-door sedan, per- 
iil $15. OX. . 0103. CO a AXOPH LO . trucks, taxis, r. h. defroster. 1 isor. a | covers: fect Rv et 1. it eo takes it. Can 
Season's Greetings 2116 Wilson Bivd. Gi or BABY OCA ARRIAGE + cond, gray, length, size 14; $90, 2977. tically new, A case; $150 or best | con : Tea8. $2. Eves. 8 


—_ > .- ' ON ANCE : ’ . 1 : PAC 

VIRGINIA | best offer. | FUR COAT. man’ lined with muskrat, offer. OR. 0337. Bs ~ _ 
To Our aire A HOLLYWOOD sstrakhan condition. SAXOPHONE Siete 1638 > pre. FS. m1 CHRYSLER— 1939 Royal 2-Doot Sedan. 

Friends and Clients BED FROM eulo0 806s. OR BOX Price $200. nO. 8233, a Mis 0895. | = Aristocrat. | F INANCING Private Sales Our). Excellent running condition, moter just 


SN purchased las PLYMOUTH—’37 sed. s 

| SPRINGS. FUR SCARF  pkins: | eg +, ' overhauled im our shop; this t find good oper. cond ; 

CHEVY CHASE | ADE COUNTY — A one BED DAVENPORT. with slipcor = enue conan |. _ $333" | for_#200: will geil tor $115. UU. ~9626. |Specialty! If you are buying or| a: 9595. vA. AVE BRANCH. LOGAN |$150 or best offer under. §T. 4303, 
= 1 mile os sone frontage; 34 miles silpeo ere. h, Good Te | Por Mr. Clancy. 

REALTY Co. BEVERLEY HILLS \, cash. Dade Coun oy Pare, 412 West. BED SPRINGS, coil, for double bed: | Black black skunk. $50. Nice gift. G Sans. caneer plate ations, | unance it for the purchaser. : | ce base ether’ “ae: ; good Sa 
Front st Plainfield. | $8. GL. 60965. DE. 3094, WO. 5718: — Bm NOLAN FINANCE CO CHRYSLER— 1939 p --. 2-door — — 
3112 CIRCLE HILL RD. San aneeeamet an a "= . Excellent 
= 


54 Waliye | PURNITURE e i-beérm. 6 apt. 
quail aw F nale . ent. running motor Plymouth ‘47 Dixe. 4-Dr. 


| ell st $595. VA. AVE. BRANCH, LOGAN 1275 
This attractive 2-story brick farms in erg inia, ome ' | , ae Rl ae $ 
end frame ¢w . located in Wash. Shown appa men EAD, hand crochet, brand new, FORT URE Usd beds, chests of craw. yy — Roan ied ae Ford), 

@ beautiful and exclusive neigh- Herndon 38; Buell Farm pele Hern- | | double size. CH. __ 1967. | ers, Mattresses, studio couches, tabies | 2| 3968. i black fin be 2 2 6 


sds ables. Singers, $25 up. wx covers 
- borhood, con Gon, ax Co.. Va. ; chairs. Admiral Purbiture, 23436 etn | AUTO PAINTED, baked, factory finish, | CROSLEY—1947 sedan; low mi; like 
MERRY XMAS a. — | BIOYCLE, girs: “fair cond.; full size; at. nw. Terms. | makes, ih ao and rotaries, also | 242-50. Expert BODY, FENDER WORK. | new; guaranteed; $595. Henry Miller LOGAN (Ford) 
Lots tor Sale * 73 BICYCLE. boy's, ene _Ralifaat, “god rune —& oh ~ double, ate: console ' " ’ | Low_ pr prices. 2015 L st. nw. ST 2667. Motors. 1133 18th nw., , Crosiey dealer. _y311 a on ee 
Jiewi aw ¥ u e : ee eo 
MARYLAND condition; $20 sprint ond mottrens. 1G. 1067 + A Figen 915 10th st. OW.) Trucks, Sale 93 | DE SOTO—1941 4-Door Sedan. Heater; 


; 2 large —-_>----———- ~-<  —_—————- 
e 2 = — — an - | excellent running condition: 
J. LEO KOLB CO. : LANHAM PARK marrees, ek’ s ater iter 8. [URNITURE—Living-foom. dining-room | SEWING MACHINES Tunnigg’ condition, NOd7S. PAs oNes" | Sones “hates SUA” AGE aR: PONTIAC 1! 1948 — 
: 50 -_ suites, rock maple; oak bedrm. suite, rug, runn condition _$275. FA. 0496. 30-day werrenty. VA. AV CH, 8-cy! 
and irl Ss, de chair, table, lamp: owner will deliver. A| Electric portabies, $39.50 wD: a guar- | LOGAN (Ford), 2017 Virginie ove. BW. | aio hence nacamliner Gedanette. Re- 

cahd Can bargain. Owner moving. WA. 9252 | Sateec; easy terms; complet sewing Automobiles, Sale 94 68. | drive 7. Ser —- 8, - 
BICYCLE, girl's, 26-ih., Westiield, good beautiful, new ttion, complete fur SILVER. Bterling. 16 individual rame- : leather sae ae § | ~wr- ; ded | 
a) &t. _ | eondition. 5. CH 2136. . kins, With linings, ° eel ; draulic be brakes, 35 mi cr. 3 SA TCHER 
PRICE—Sh-h -h-h] . ’ Fee | BICYCLE~Boy's, 7 A-l condi- a inc ab | Imari plate, $40. OR 8962. 


e new 
Ww 4 4 . _ Spec 295. Brentwood Mo- . r 
aruievoe Fon “Tete over- | tion: $15. TA. 23460, "| SKIS (2 pairs), 6’ : exedl. cond: | Ral. ered. Deven 4-dr.._ $1720: _ Ine. 1719 Rhode Isiah ave, |” °° Open Eventos Tin ® Poe. weet 
Imagine Living in a beautiful ———— . : 7 Dorset . . NBATT a es ER 

6-room and beth. semi-de <> looking Washington Golf and NGguntty | BICYCLE, English Recet, good cond.; mahogany console cedar chest, rugs. $7 pelt; ski boots, ; RADIO CO.. __ DU. 8188. a : | PONTIAC—1942 4-door sedan Com 
as T3500 | Club: Write or call for tilustrated offer, as is. WE. 3117 hogany dining table and chairs. elec. tfain (Marx), $10. SH 4819 | at _R st. nw. Phone NO. 7557. DE SOTO—1947 4-Door Sedan. Fluid | pletely reconditioned. Radio and heater. 

section ; Ww - 5 a. loath ame ‘ores | Bigvous new, |, Roadmaster brass andirons. pictures, SUIT, lady's, new, tan tropical worsted. | heater: low. : 
$12,950. Tts about 2 years old : base- | CO. Sunday. GL. 3838. bingo, $35 or ‘best iter. OV. 3276. S0ts. 3 rollaway ~ 16 $ 


fin- | 
ize ; 35, sell for $15 — Poikstone “eray: this | 
and in immaculate condition; | heat. Jus “ge . oe Ae S| 2. car looks V GS O 
full basement: afr-cond. heat. . Moton . , | , Kennels Tike stom: CYCLE, | sit! = 20h ; ~ good condi- preciate. No dealers 2882. Rgieenetl '° ee IN T ei 


ae mae, To eee ARLINGTON” | Soe bck female, Tw TEE.  SeeVGLR Gers toll pak measly aw “FURNITURE. UNCLAIMED conte: peat 6:60; Tar eee | | Rewear ose Age teed to 1. | 123 © ste 


call aAN (F a 
A. D. CRUMBAUGH “Dhow os =e er cham- | $29. CH. 1675._ 2-pe. Krochler living room sutte, $85: | TABLECLOTHS, new, embroidered Ma-| \c. “Conirally’ located Parte and serv- | teen aescastd ay Pyle ome ‘Pesam gy Bt 
Wis. Ave., Realtor, WO. 1-3-6-4 | wm ny My prospects © Priced | BICYCLE, girl's, size 26, Western poe bed — sofa. o42, p-~ ‘air, | nanbinks + ar 2 matching ii | MAN YHATTAN AUTO 4 RADIO CO. | DE Eh Prt 40 Door Sedan. heater dost “had major overhaul. CO. 3420. 


NO. 7557. 


Regal 
— 7 Ind at $994; carries Logan's famous | de —~ low milea excellent i- 
COCKER SPANIEi, puppies. champion BICYCLES (2), a? 24-inch and 26- | drawers. $14: wardrobe. $17. platform TELEVISION, RCA, 8-T 8-30 r ~ ome 
sired. Candidate and Trader biood lines. inch. $793 rocker, $19; love seat.’ $25; single holly- $442, seiling $370. AT. 3737 i | LOGAN warralley VA AVE. ro-w--3; 2) Si 2 aeeoss 
Charlies E. Fiman. M. D., State Hoepital. wood beds. $19.50 4a: studio couch. | Teravision BET. 7<in | tom Seed, os ¢ | STUDEBAKER—i941 Champion De 
Morganton, WN. C. KS, World Book Eucyclopedia, 19 $18; 9x12 rug, $12; 9x12 rug and pad, plete atrial, picture, Pigg hh. 1947 $ —}--—mwee | LUX 2-door; radio, heater, defrosters, 
gas ola: + Bem 49120: Ciilideraft, 18 vols, $35 ‘ cabinet ‘ge - th st. ane. , Senet queens eo te DE SOTO—1941 custom rs all | overdrive, new tires, white walls, ex- 
in bigodline, incl. OF : | Hoffman Upholsterers | etuvitie. Md., Apt. 5-C, | . +. 98220 er ee Bee: prt. euner. WO. 1389, | cellent finish and upholstery. 
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‘$675 cash. WI. 951 a 
ee bigck femsle, $20./ BUILDING QUONSET 2433 18th St. NW TIRES, tactory reeond.; 334 61.50 a eeat sonal acoererinl ;—=— over a or $800 
t Us Buying or Selling. edie . Open daily ti) 9 P. M ; © Mos. guar.: hd 
ROBERT L. McKEEVER _ COCKERS—-8 weeks, black and buff ome. “Tread wall; veld reas DI’ 9823. Purn. iiv. rm. suite cost $300 sell 850: tl 8 p. m. A vr DODGE—1947 Custom 4-door, radio and | STUDEBAKER—i947 Rel Dix. | Chame. 
a BOSS & PHELPS, INC. $20 and $40, OT 8542. | CAMERA—Zetws Ikon, I6eal, 9x12 cm. 2 euio tires, Plymouth, cheap; led. 4 Ser 3 n_and hy excellent, conditien, “gies ole Co 
, $20. and } OT 2 ms ’ 4, , 3 
1417 a . SEL posier mahogany, -. Yat icebox, Kooi- ~—— DODGE—1947 ‘custom «4. doer | sedan, ‘ 
Lae We oe YOUR HOUSE? so aw COCKER POP. male. ¥ mos. old, AEC | pen “5%, Temer Mone, he. ie tng erator. $10. DE . $50. HO. 1962 BUICK—1946 super 4-dr. sedan; black. $189 ee 


Gerful disp with fed markings, Won- | case. RA. 6683. GAS RANGES, ell he credit and lib- rricvens, age 4-6, goed condition; | 5 O7d, D> Dement cond.; pew oversised LIVINGSTON \Corewar), fully eaetp —— x 
ition ; 


| rful dispas Xmas ) eral trade-i thst Peer reasonable. EM. 8768. ww. r. tires. }. $1905 or best offer TE. 4360 

| SAMBRA. Kodak Fiésh Bantam, lens S™) ‘Tade-ins: reg. allation. lees | - | 
FALLS CHURCH for child. WO. 4121. ae mperenanes | new lest June | $000. 2237 Georgia_eve. DS. 6670. | TRICYCLES, small, good cond. $7 BUICK—'41 apec 4-4. ved.; orig. bik.| 123 © St. NE 
6-room brick, 1% beths. al OOCKER . 6 weeks | Gas RANGE, Detroit Jewel, $60. Bed- | io __ TE. 7652 gloesy fin.; seat cov. h. A besutifui | 


DODGE— 4 ” Sedan. a . ‘ 
. hot water, large fin- eo * * vere pensive ‘comers. Mm. 7117, 9 to 5. ——s| stead. agile. Simmons, $7; TYPEWRITERS—$25 aliowance for your | SS! for $995 a. 3 ‘e281 | Tums i 2 ate Brentwood Mo- | STUDEBAKER—1947 5-pass.; 
~~ aa meen. om purchase of new portable BUICK 1941 _ tor Co.. Inc.. 1717 Rhode Island ave. | $1,695. Also immediate dei 
ang trade-ins 201g 16th 6 NW Mi. S400 Special 5-passenger pped: | 946 Converib rt ~- ——— “ 
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transcribed Christmas carols. 115 Kay Kyser We Love & Learn|V. H. Lindlahr [Music Hall 
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; ‘ 18'Ted Malone Johnny Bradford John Bal! Show Jerry Strong Tony Wakeman'Ma Perkins 
to an auction intending to bid $50 ‘30 Round the Town /Robert McCormick ‘John Ball Show [Band Stand All Sports Parade| Young Dr. Malone 


on an antique she wanted for S : Television Today ‘45 Round the Town'Here’s Jack Kilty John Ball Show {Howard Williams Tony Wakeman!Guiding Licht 
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' House Christmas Tree lighting, 18 Hollywood! Double o: Nothing Queen fora Day j|Howard Willidms | Tony Wakeman/P Mason 
who said she was going to the auc- AY ( . 5. Howdy Doody, 5:30. “tom 30 Bride and Groom | Today’s Children [Mite Hunnicutt [Band Stand All Sports Perede cae Shaies 
tion and volunteered to do the bid- Time, €. TV Journal. 6:15. +48! = lohn Nelson’ Licht of the World'Mike Hunnicutt ‘Band Stand Tony Wakeman! Why You Tick 


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fer and went home. Mrs Black » 7:05. You Are an Artist, 7:10. 9 118 Ladies Be Seated|Me Perkins Mike Hunnicutt [Howatd Williams } Tony Wakeman|Hilltop House 
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auction. the antique selling for $40. // i Round, 7:30. Newsreel, 7:50. _  :45/Millions Marry ‘Right to Hapness Mike Hunnicut? / Anything Goes Tony Wakeman'Party; Handy Gal 
Is she liable to Mrs. White? , | Story of the Nativity, 8, Santa 00\Sec. Honeymoon/Backsiage Wile jHunnicutt Show j|News; Jey Owen All Sports Parade |Hint Hunt 
A. Under the prevailing rule, ==@ <= S Rides Again, 8:30. Newsreel, qs Weekend Stelle Dallas Hunnicutt Show |Anything Goes Tony Wakeman |Hint Hunt; News 
P g rue, | 9:30. Santa Rides Again, 9:40. 30 News Lorenzo lones Bob Knicht Show | Anything Goes jAu Sports Parade |Your Lucky 
even a volunteer must keep his Whité to make other arrange D. C. Newsreel, 11. Ice Skating, 45'''e « Hit Widow Brown Bob Knicht Show ‘Anything Goes Tony Wakeman Strike 
promise if his promise has caused ments, or she should have kept from Rockefeller Center, 11:05. SiGena. Snes 1h Gettin iets Fives ming wom no, og erg aE 
the other person to “change his her promise. She is liable for a 2 at St. Patrick's Ca- A 315° Tree Lighting [Tree Lighting Xmas Tree| Lighting C'r'my Lighting Lighting 
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lost the opportunity to bid because WTTG (Channel 5). Concert 445 Sky King Fiont Pace Farrell'Tom Miz Muste Hall ‘Lowe; Wakeman !3ob Elson Show _ 
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have notified Mrs. White be bad be construed as legal advice in | Christmas Carol Service, Grace :30'Ear) Gedwin B’cholizer: Bima'Concress Todey |Music Hell Wihemen: Boresr Seectn Souk 
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Dickens’ Christmas Carol, 8. 100/Break the Bank (Eddie Cantor _ |Gabriel Heatter (|News; Symphony|Lowe; 1450 Club /Fotd Theater 
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Santa Isn’t Supposed 


-.°To Be a Salesman 


-. We've written several pieces 
_about commercialized Santas in 
.the. past few years—especially 
since the advent of the photo- 
. graphic gimmick. 
». I’ve passed these complaints 
. aleng to department store peo- 
ple, with the discreet sugges- 
» tien that commercializing San- 
«+ ta was not only poor taste, but 
bad business. 


«But the complaints continue © 


_to come in—the latest from 
“Capt. Charles W. Snoke of Cali- 
- fornia Hall, Arlington, Va. As he 
saw it: 
“Santa wasn't very much in- 


- terested in children, or what he | 
- Was supposed to mean to them. | 


a ee 
she opened the slot in the box, 


undid the top of the paper sack, 


' and slide the contents into the 


mailbox. 
lt was only then that she 
realized that she had deposit- 
ed with the Post Office Depart- 
ment one peanut butter sand- 
wich and two hardboiled eggs. 
For lunch, she was left with 


| trashmen . 


THE DISTRICT LINE by 5a co 


id 


of is to save the accumulated 


deliveries for a few weeks, sell | 


them for old paper, and use the 
proceeds to buy a bigger mail- 
box. Bill 
ow 
MISCELLANY 
Meanest trick of the Christ- 


mag Season was pulled by the fel- | 
low who worked the residences | 


on 7th st. ne., just ahead of the 


trash collectors, and announced | 
Z\ that he'd dropped in for the ah- | 


nual Christmas gift usually giv- 


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! 


'THE SAINT 
THE S 


2a OUP A PHEW HEE MON ‘Beg syduideD 


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en by the householders to the | 


. - + Kingsley Brown of 2810 N. 
23d st., Arlington, Va., says I 


4,\ should tell J. R. Lester that roek 
‘’ | galt may be better than sand for 


=~ “His only concern seemed to | 


= be to make sure that his best | 
- profile was turned to the camera 


when the shutter clicked. 
“And once the picture was 


| taken—that was all. Next child; * 


- three questions; click—next. 

' “Are there no Santas left 

- whe play the part for the pure 
joy of seeing a little child's 
eyes light up?” 

‘' The answer, Captain, would 

, appear to be: “Not very many.” 


cw 

. FLOAT, THAT IS 
' The argument over the sym- 
i bolism of the District's float in 
~the inaugural parade suggests a 
‘more important point to old- 
, mers in these parts. 

Those who have lived 
' through a good, solid Wash- 
' Ingten rain don’t care what 
: the float looks like—all they 
= want to know is: will it? 


“ ow 

“ WHAT—NO COFFEE? 

; Dorothy H. Aul of Martins- 
. burg, W. Va., passes along a 
. tragic incident from the life of 
¢ her friend, Alice Laskey. 

- Alice started for work the 
~ Other morning, carrying her 


« lunch, an umbrella, a paper sack | 


}full of addressed Christmas 
-cards, her purse, and the vari- 
ous other-accouterments of well- 
* dressed females. 

1 When she got to the mailbox, 


sshe carefully juggled packages | 


: from one hand to the other while 


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7 


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UW pifiprt 1. fh.t fp 

4 A Sf, \) , 4 fs wis iy 4 
Vfl; hed, Ve Ue 

This, therefore, is to notify 


lookout 
lunch. 

If it fails to show up, you'll 
know that the mailman beat you 
to it. 


for one unaddressed 


ow 

MAIL BAG 

Dear Bill: 

‘« Would I get arrested for vio- 
lation of PL & R 562 if I ‘were 
to send back some of the junk 
that clutters up the mail these 
days? 

It's easy to get on a sucker 
list, but how in the world does 
one get off? 

Jim Wilfong, jr. 
1541 Montana ave. ne. 


Dear Jim: 
I'm no authority on postal 


laws and regulations, but | cer-. 


tainly can sympathize with your 
plight. | 

The circulars and form letters 
which come to the office are 
readily disposed of. I have a 
big wastebasket. 

But the stuff that’s . ad- 
dressed to my home presents 
a real problem. Apartment- 
. Sized mailboxes just weren't 
designed to accommodate such 
volume. 

Those who send out bulky pam- 
phiets are the worst offenders. 
For example, when the Polish 
Embassy decides to honor me 
with a booklet, there is seldom 
room for any other mail. . 

The only solution I can think 


| Tange 


getting out of snow and ice—but 
it will also rust his fenders . ; . 
Latest (invalid) streetcar tokenhs 
for Children’s Hospital are from 
Marjorie Schier and from six 
children from Kaywood Gardens, 
Mount Rainier, Md., whose ages 
from 5 to 10—Jeane 
Glaser, Gloria Gill, Carol arid 
Lowel Weiner, 


| Elaine Abrams. They produced a 
| Neighborhood play and sent the 


‘ | proceeds to the kids at the hos- 
the dead letter office to be én the | 


pital. .. Gladys C. Thomes of 
6921 Blair rd. nw., wants to thank 
the sympathetic stranger who 
was so kind when “Buttons” fa 
white Persian cat) was struck by 
acar... 13-year-old Beth Bluat 
of 8000 Custer rd., Bethesda, Md., 
Says we ought to quit printing the 
comic strip “Penny” because “it’s 
so true to life our parents are 
forever after us about it” ..-. 
Larry Beckerman of 1612 Co- 
lonial ter., Arlington, Va., (the 
producer of that scintillating 
radio program, “This Is Wash- 
ington”) thinks we should coin 
a word and call that green 
Christmas shrub “kisstletoe.” 


ow 
SILLY DEFINITION 
Leaping out of an airplane 
with a faulty parachute could be 
called “jumping tam conclusion.” 
ow 
EVERY PENNY HELPS 
I suppose I'm the only one inh 
town who hasn't already heard 
about the reporter who amassed 


a bank roll of $25,000 and re 


tired. 
At his farewell dinner his en- 


| vious colleagues pressed for an 


Listen to Bill Gold's “This Is Wash- 
ington.” the District Line on the Air. 
Monday through Friday. over WTOP. 
from 10 a. m. to Arthur Godfrey time 


Bt at 10:30. 


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| explanation. 


“How does a reé- 
porter manage to save $25,000?” 
they inquired. : 

“Well,” he explained, “you al 
know that I’m a man of temper- 
ate habits, and never wasted my 
money on high living. 

“Besides, my dear wife has 
been a wonderfui help to me, 
always scrimping and saving 
wherever she could. 

“So we lived frugally, and al- 
ways tried to add as much as 


possible to our nest egg 


“And we finally felt we 
had eneugh to retire on when 
my aunt died and left me 


$24,750.” 


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New York—At their recent 
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ney, who was accompanied by 
Boxing Commissioner Eddie 
Eagan and a doctor, and then 
illustrated how agile his mind 
still is and how retentive his 
memory. Shaw spoke of his 
first meeting with Tunngy, 20 
years ago, a meeting which also 
involved two friends. It hap- 
pened in Brioni, where the pho- 
tographer for a Rome newspaper 
had been trailing 
weight champ on an assignment 
to get a picture of him. 
finally found Tunney, who was 
talking to Shaw and Richard 
Stfauss. He took the picture of 
the three men, and his editor 
published the photo with the: 
caption the photographer had 
sent: “Tunney and Two Friends.” 

Groucho Marx was at a dinner 
party in Hollywood where Abe 
Burrows, the radio and night 
club comic, was devouring extra 
portions of food. “Abe, eat your 
head off,” said Groucho. 
matter of fact, you'd look better 
that way”... Another dinner 
guest was the pilot of a skywrit- 
ing plane. Groucho asked the 
skywriter: “When you're up 
there writing, do you ever get 


the impression that someone is. 


looking over your shoulder?” 


Sir C. Aubrey Smith, the 85- 
year-old British actor who died 
in Hollywood, appeared at the 
office of the British consul in 
Los Angeles on the morning of 
September 4, 1939, the day after 
Great Britain declared war on 
Germany. The office was empty, 
and Smith waited. At 8 a. m., 
the first consulate employe ar- 
rived. The venerable actor tot- 


| tered to attention, brought his 


hand up in a salute and said: 
“The name is C. Aubrey Smith. 


| I'm ready, sir.” | 
At the recent United Auto 

._ Workers Union convention the 
| delegates sat at a long table 
| running the length of the room. 


One delegate at the back of the 
meeting hall tried in vain, for a 
whole day, to be recognized by 
Walter Reuther, the president. 
His voice didn’t carry that far 
... When the meeting adjourned 
the disappointed delegate went 
to a Western Union office and 
sent a telegram to Reuther stat- 
ing that he was a delegate and 
wished to be heard .. . The next 
morning, when the meeting re- 
convened, Reuther recognized 
the delegate.in the rear of the 
hall, who then delivered his 
speech. 

Hollywood's “Unfriendly Ten,” 
who were cited by the House 
Un-American Activities Commit- 
tee and who have brought suit 
against the film studios for ‘dis- 
charging them, requested 67 
million dollars in damages. Les- 
ter Cole, whose law suit against 
MGM was the first to be heard, 
won his case. Eddie Mannix of 
MGM is quoted as having said: 
“If it costs the industry 
$6,700,000 each to get rid of 10 
Communists, itll make ‘em 


| capitalists.” 


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WORLD WILL KNOW WHY: 


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CHRISTMAS 
AT SUNRISE / DAY, MARK... 
‘D LOVE IT? 


REX MORGAN, M. BD. | THE WASHINGTON POST The Washington Merry-Go-Round 


Friday, December 24, 1948 
WOULD YOU PLEASE “XK I'LL PUT THROUGH YOUR OR. DAVIS, DR. 
CHECK AND SIGN THIS \DISCHARGE, MISS FORREST 7,2 THINK Miss Forrest 


soem Sovste ier A) LS | A Mactr ome 7 | (Peace Urge Is Brightest Star 


By Drew Pearson reg ol oot 1 weg ha rag = ag is that millions of people 

| ugh a National K ay in this country are working hard 

PP wn ——— ve gpm paid by Foundation . » » In Louisiana, the at the job of winning the men and 
Washington ats oo mt ‘ 0D ' Shreveport Journal collected, in a making democracy alive. And 
> . hs on uggery, oe few scant hours, money to help a from this writer’s own observations 
— Bag es, whims : Negro couple whose house and in Europe, plus the gratitude train 
a ee bia! oe 8 children were burned. i\which the people of France are 
0 &- 2 oo This is just a small cross section sending us, this yearning for peace 

of a columnist’s mail. The list of ‘and friendship is very much re- 


people, clubs and organizations | ciprocated. 


who want to help other people! [¢ is the most lustrous light on 


is so long it would take columns the horizon of our Christmas 
and columns to print. | | season. 


But the important thinggto re-| Curynght 1948 The Bell Syndicate, fee 


| | as Ba fC sr | {Christmas time, 
TERRY AND THE PIRATES , | | however, I hope atte 
¢ i Wau kere , | ree . . | I may be ex- Pearson 

- LAs. | ; cused if I stray from this assign- 
% eee SNOWS FALLING... [JUKE BOX WORKS... —< _ ment and express some thought on 
STRANGE! I HAVE A ¥ the all important goal which the 
; | Man ‘hose birthday we c»lebrate 
Saturday set for us nearly 2000 
years ago, and toward which we 

‘have since been struggling. 


the United Nationa, revolution in| IT'S TOO LATE NOW! 
Latin America and our own huge) 


military bud little Holland | | 
re mln yong tog Sn wages TO DO YOUR XMAS SHOPPING EARLY 
from the big aggressor nations. 


War or the threat of war is every- 


s 
where around us. ‘ 
| However, peace and democracy 
»must build on a very broad base. si a 


| And when you examine the base— 


TWO CLOSE SHAVES /W ‘fVE JUST OKAY / | 'S THE DEAL! LOOK a ( | |in other words, the people—there. 


For Lumber Call Our Number AT. 1400 


AN HOUR/ /11 NEVER HAVE ME TOMAKE/ | UP JOHN J. HOOK IN a * | REALLY STUNNING /---}¢@ 3s stirring in this country and in WE WILL STAY OPEN UNTIL 
SOCLOCK SHADOW JF / K&ZP4 WN PLANE 4 || BOONE COUNTY~-ASK HIM IF HE y 1 CAN'T REALIZE /G[ 23 most parts of the world a fervent, 
i THAT UP/--- HELLO, SMITTY/\ FOR INDIANA,| | RECALLS MARRYING EDWARD H. ‘ j | crusading desire for peace. | 
' STILL WAITING ?/ MR.ROPER/ | | JOHNSON TO OLGA SCHVETKA | ae >] | It is a ested so Lnapery 5 that 6 P 

IN A THEATRE / IF HE DOES, . oy | people get out and work at it. | . MA 


They are not content to leave, 
|the fate of their country in the 
hands of governments. They are 
|not content with the Marshall THIS EVENING 
| Plan alone—even though that is) K | ; 
the greatest help-thy-neighbor plan | OR YOUR LAST-MINUTE SHOPPING 

; rT, od | ever conceived on earth. They want | ) 
— to do things themselves.— They] 
_want_to make their own contribu-, Yw 
tion—even though small—to build- © TOYS © TOOLS ad PL 00D 
ing neighbors. 


| | lg NIG : ee They want to do this not only} AND STURDY WORK BENCHES 
: [ . NG al ! 


here at home, between neighbors | 


= Whe speak foreign language | + COME—WRITE—PHONE ATlantic 1400 
DIXIE DUGAN | | Despite the cynics and the de- 
. rogators and the pessimists, this 
a ZA 7 : (f Noaghs ' | great urge exists. It is the bright- GIFTS FOR HOUSE & GARDEN—TOYS FOR GIRLS 4 BOYS 
. HIM U j est of all stars at this Christmas / 

PURTY L ) season. It is the healthiest of all NORTHEAST NORTHWEST ANACOSTIA 


HE OION'T MEAN \ You 3 \ xo vIRGINIA 
. : 1 aS 5925 G . >. Ave. 8.8. 

ANT HING, MISTER UT OF . oN - : "’ movements to win the peace and At Bladensburg Rd. At Military Bd. Mai Good Hope Ra. a Hillwood Ave. 

. >. make democracy live. 


_ Looking through a columnist’s 
_mail—which is a pretty good cross: 
section of America—I find al! sorts 


F ho ; . < eS =" \of indications of this urge. Here is . , 
— Foe \ ‘ / ; | ‘a random sample: U/. f C Pp e S S 6 Vv 
USL: i A : - | The Friendship, 


International 
League of Boston loaded up three 


‘run daca 0 Me OLD RACCOON, 


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Europe, bofn during and after ‘the 
war, most of whom have never seen 
toys. The league planned one 
plane, but the response was so gen- 
~~ MOM MAKES ME , cn A erous that American Airlines do- 
STAND IN THE CORNER inated three . . . Clayton, N. Y., in- 
SO MUCH ITM GETTING ' | vited neighboring Canadians to join 
, with them in honoring a great 
neighbor—Canada.. . Bakersfield, | 
Calif., junior Red Cross plans a) 
“We Are a Family” festival to em-' 
phasize neighborliness and will) © 
send 1000 gift boxes abroad. | 
Jacksonville, Ala., State Teach 
ers College has taken in six French 
students ... Southwest Texas 
| State Teachers College, San Mar- 
| cos, Tex., has “adopted” a German 
college ... Los Angeles High 
School adopted Nikaia High School 
in one of the poorest cities of 
Greece ... The town of Worth- 
ington, Minn., adopted the town of 
| Crailsheim, Germany . . . Morgan- 
i ville, Kans., a town of only 300, 


WHAR 7 | AW DON'T 77~OZARK IKE AINT | staged a pageant to help the French 
ae 
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iS TH’ EVEN IN SIGHT? town PM ston, gg ng I do my cleaning the easy way. I have 


| refrigerator and linen for the hos- | 
; ) aa” a Pontecorvo, Italy . 0 Arcade -Sunshine send for my household 
4 THEM FATFIELDS THROWED g \ | Rockland County, N. Y., boy scouts 
& ARE LONG GONE, . : ¢ OFF STRIDE, sent 150 pounds of vitamins to Ech- furnishings - draperies, curtains, and 
. “LESS‘’N AH KIN : - ~— N — rT ternach Hospital, Luxembourg. 
SCARE TH’ a. ; ) »\ , (2 ; Richmond (Va.) Professional In- , You'll like thei 7 
PANTS OFF , F : . ‘ stitute phblished a special edi- $s ip covers. ou ike t eir service. 


‘Em J...S0... / i. tS - : , tion of the school paper in nine Diel RAndelph 8000 
i i® . | and circulated it to French schools 
| and colleges .. . The Daily Orange ARCADE-SUNSHINE 
of Syracuse University. Syracuse, a a 3 
N. Y., is doing the same de Complete Cleansing 
Augustana College, Sioux Falls, 
S. Dak., is bringing in foreign 
students on scholarships ... On 
an even larger scale, Rotary In- 
+ ternational uses a fund of two mil- 
SMO es 0, * ‘| ion dollars to send foreign stu- 
wn ODA ns inisonetna Si | dents to American colleges, and 
American students to European 
: : ih | _ | colleges ... The City of New There’s Nothing More Welcome Nothing 
: , ' Orleans adopted the city of Or- . 
_ leans, France... Al Tisch, a Lake- More Practical thon Lott’s Ties for Christmos 
wood, N. J., hotel owner, spear- 
‘headed a campaign for “toys for 
tots around the world.” 
_| And improving our democracy | 
here at home, all sorts of people 
pitched in, voluntarily, on such 
things as the “you-must-vote” 
campaign, printed and circulated 
by the Century Press of To- 
ledo; a sample ballot cam- 
paign of the Lawrence (Kans.) 
public schools; and the Jun- 
ior Citizens Corps, directed by! 
a colored policeman, Oliver. A.| 
Cowen of Washington, D. C. .. .} 
In Minneapolis, Endie Greth pro-| 
moted National Children’s Day,) 
while in Hollywood, Jimmie Fidler, 
concentrated his radio talents on: 


P orlraits 


By James J. Metcalfe 
I Love You More 


I love you, dear, through- 
out the year... In every 
gentle way ... But even more 
I think of you... When it is ) ‘ 
Christmas Day ... Because : oose 
it is a time of joy... Around 7 to Ch Latt s Ties 
the lighted tree . . . And all Because we have such tremendous assors 
my happy moments are... . ments of individual designs, our collection 


The ones you share with me is always complete. All beautifully gift 
..» You always help my heart wrapped ate Ties from $1.50 


But, say! Who's that N ing things... And take away Gift Certificates. 
ap b ow, no, more ini : the smallest tear .. . Misfor- 
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UNITS | And make me smile and say 


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