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I with mother on big earnings rf the Associated Press. * NEW YORK. March 1.?Mary plckford goes flfty-flfty with her pother oil everything she tarns. I This testimony was given by ^Crs. Charlotte Plckford, mother of ?he movie Btar, to refute the claim Mrs. Cora Wilkennlng that she ?ver had represented the actress In business matters and that she frag owed $108,000 in commissions. , Mrs. Plckford. who said that her daughter's business also was hers, testified that Mary had gone to toork on the stage at five years of *ge for $8 a week and at fifteen bad entered ths movies at I2G. "lasl week It was testified that .dolf Zukor, movie producer, had alsed Mary from $4,000 to $10,000 f Miss Plckford attracted a large Arowd to 'ha federal court build ing. Her husband, Douglas Fair banks, was borsd by the proceed ings. He walked Into a corridor, ?at on a radiator, lit a cigarette and spent the afternoon gazing at nearby skyscrapers. Miss Mary, as her lawyer called her, looked Mrs. WilkenntnR straight In the eye and denied hav ing told her in 1S16 that she was distressed over business affairs. She also denied that th9 engaged her at 10 per cent commission to get offers from other producers. So Adolf Zukor would feel like In creasing the >2,000-a-week salary she then received. Last week it was testified that Zukor raised Mary from $4,000 to $10,000 a week. Yesterday her mother told about the days when Mary got $8 a week as a child actress on the stage. Mother and daughter then split Mary's earn ings flfty-flfty and they still do, Mrs. Plckford said. The mother testified that Mrs. WllkennlnT got Jack Plckford a movie contract once that called for tlBO a week. Mrs. Wilkennlng ac cepted $75 as her fee, after her request for 5 or 10 per cent of Jaok's salary for two years had been refused, she said. SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE LONDON > WIN PRIZE FOR AMERICAN WOMAN (/ONDON*, March 1.?An American Tits been awarded the ten-guinea prize offered by the Pall Mall Gaaette the best ?ugjrestio'ns on how to ] make London "the magnet of the World." Miss Alice Young of Mlsha-. waka, Ind., the winner, based her suggestions on what Is done in Amer ica to make towns attractive. She ^dvocated: '.'Brighter, cleaner stations, with good wsrr waiting rooms and go?d restaurants First Impressions count. "Electrify all railways within twen ty miles of London, eliminating the pdssent smoke and noise, allowing stations to be kept clean. fCentral heating on American prln ?S>le, or gas fires, or smokeless fuel ot coke. Cut out' unsightly chimney* Id present smoke. [More attractive window dressing, Ith good lighting after closing jura. Introduce district competition ofering prise for smartest busi s section. * 'Hotels allowed popular entertain* ?n> and dancing at meals, at a popu l?fc- price. Light wines to be sold at ? hnifs |F.'lm'n?te refuse on streets in all Ir'P of city. Introduce waste baskets bottom of lampposts. Knock down all walls hiding gardens or green plots and plant trees in the wide street* wherever possible. "Lots of good music and entertain ments of all kinds. "Clean. light, modern offices on the American plan." BIG GASOLINE JUMP. Production Flguces for 1081 Show Marked Increat*. Gasoline production 4n 1921 totaled i 5,151.549,318 gallons, againat a pro duction In 1?20 of 4.S12.54M49 gal lons, tho bureau of mires announced today. Production during 1921 was at the rats of 14,119.313 gallon* per day, while the dally average for 1930 j was 13.340,291. On December 31, 1921, there were 58C.087.132 gallons of gasoline In i storage in the United States, a little' more than 10 per cent of the output for the year. Gas and fuel oil pro duction for 1921 shows an average daily Increase of 2.264.000 gallons over 1910 and 5.579.000 gallons mart than the figure for 1919. cflli&ton<fiLtA?y 8th and Pemuytvania Ave. N.W. Winter Merchandise Fur Coats Cloth Coats M Plush Coats Fur-Trimmed Suits Cloth Dresses. and Silk Dresses Spring Arrivals Fascinating Springtime Dresses $19.98, $24.98, $29.98, $39.98 - Smart Tailored Suits of Navy Tricotine, $29.98, $39.98, $49.98 | Prunella: Cloth Skirts Tailored and pleated in combinations of Black and White, Navy and White, Brown and Tan, Brown and White, Tan and Brown.. Beautifully made. made. \ Regular Sizes,. $6.98 Extra Sizes, $7.98 Paris Style Hats Say It With flowers?gracefully and convincingly $5.00, $7.50 and $10.00 MINERS' TEST CASE ENDS. Kahsas Claims Bight of Protection Against Strikes. Oral arguments In the two cases brought by Alexander Howat and other labor leaden against the state of Kansas, to test the validity of the state statute creating: the court, of Industrial relations, were concluded yesterday in the Supreme Court. ?Moorfleld Storey, as counsel for Kansas, insisted that the Htate had the same right to protect Itself against strikes as it had against in vasion by a hostile army. ? The contention that a limit should be placed upon the exercise of police power was made by Redmond C. Brennon of counsel for Howat. In closing the argument. He criticised the law as imposing upon miners terms from which farmers and other producers were exempted. ARMY CUT URGED. Armament Seduction Advocate* Attack Defense Act. An attack upon the defense act has been opened by the National Council (or Reduction of Armaments through its bulletin, in which an article appears charging that Prussian militarism Is encouraged in land-grant colleges under the defense act. The bulletin characterised the defense ?>ct of June 6. 1820, as thoroughly Prus jlan In design and tending to create a military nation. Reduction to one-half in the number of officers In the United States is urged by the bulletin to offset the prevision of the defense act, which alms to scatter officers broadcast throughout the nation, with the purpose of stimulating interest I in military affairs among the young men of the country. In land-grant colleges military training is compulsory, but similar conditions exist in all colleges where military courses are given under the special staff of Army officers assign ed to this work. FRENCH CLASS PLANNED. A free tuition class for beginners. In French will be organized at the school of the Washington Salon and United Arts Society, 141S H street! tonight at 7:30 o'clock. This action was decided upon at a recent meeting of the board of governors of the society to give those many appli cants an opportunity who wish to prepare themselves for examinations in the government and other situ ations where a knowledge of the language Is essential. President Harding. Vic* President Coolidrs, Gen. 3. J. Pershing and others are honorary life members and patrons of the society. 20 WOMEN DELEGATES. Alt? One V. 8.-Born J apt net* in Hawaiian Convention. HONOLULU, T. H.. February 21.? On. American-born "Japanese and twen ty woman sat among the 373 delegates to the recent republican territorial con vention, which nominated Territorial Senator Harry Baldwin of the Island of Maul the party's candidate at the spe cial eleotlon March 25 for the position of delegate to Congress, left vacant by tha death of Prince Jonah Kuhlu Kalanlanaole. It was tha first time women or a Japanese sat In a political convention In the territory. Senator Baldwin will be opposed in the race for the delegateshlp by L. L. McCandless, who In eight prevlou*elec ? tlons carried the democratic standard unsuccessfully against the late Prince EXPECTS FAVORABLE BILL. Karljr Action on D. C. Delegate Measure Looked For. Representative' Stuart Heed of West Virginia, a member of the House Dis trict committee, expects to Bet ac tion tile latter port of this week on his bill providing for a delegate'.In Congrci&s from, the District of Colum bia. Representative Heed la chair man of a subcommittee to Which this bill has bern referred, and he hopes to get a favorable report from th% subcommittee when it meets the lat ter part of this week. Mrs. Mary Todd, a widow with two children, is the first woman to hold the position of constable, in Newark, N. J. Keep your flashlights ready for instant use with Eveready Batteries ?tthey fit and im prove all flashlights. Get some fresh batteries today. Insist upon Eveready? f ' Obtainable everywhere evEREAdy FLASHLIGHTS & BATTERIES THE DEPOSITORY OF 40,000 PERSONS The confidence reposed by so many thousands has always inspired in us a deep sense of responsibility toward our customers. Not only the safety of their funds and prompt handling of deposits and checks, but also careful, courteous consideration and assistance in every financial matter devolve upon us. It is the steadfast purpose of our officers to be, financially at least, the best of friends to our customers. Consult them whenever necessary. The Washington Loan and Trust Co. ElUllUkd la ISM Downtnn Oflee: West Eli Brancht 900-902 F Street N.W. 618*620 17th Street N.W. Director*t JOHN JOT EDBOX, Chairman of tU Board CHARLES B. BAILEY Vice President Columbia National JBank THOMAS BRADLEY - Vice President and Real Estate Officer JOHN H. CLAPP Director Federal National Bank AUGUSTUS CRANE Formerly of Crane, Parr Is & Co. FLOYD E. DAV1K ------- President Lincoln National Bank L. WHIT1NO E8TE8 Mail Order House ALBERT F. FOX ------- President Columbia National Bank BHJNJ. W. GUY - Merchant and Vice President Columbia National Bank JOHN A. JOHNSTON ------- Trustee Vandergrlft Estate CARL B. KEFERSTEIN Architect OEOROE A. KINGf - -- -- -- -- - Attorney at Law MARTIN A. KNAPP U. 8. Circuit Judr? J. LEO KOLB - -- -- -- -- -- - Real Estate JOHN B. LARNER President JOHN C. LETTS ----- - President John C. Letts Grocery Co. HARRY G. MEEM ? - - Vice President and Treasurer ' THEODORE W. NOYES - ? Editor Evenin* Star ANDREW PARKER - - - - - - Vice President and Trust Officer WALTER S. PENFIELD - -- -- -- -- Attorney at Jjaw ARTHUR PETER - -- -- -- -- -- Attorney at Law FRANK P. REE8IDE ----- Equitable Coop. Building Association WILLIAM B. WASHBURN - - - Ex-Commissioner United States Civil Service HARVEY W". WILEY - -- -- -- -- Scientist and Author DONALD WOODWARD ? * - - - President Woodward & Lothrop. Inc. Both Offices Remain 0?en Till 3:30 PM. Today Silk Stockings In Spring Shoe Colors Pair *1.00 Perfect at that ? you'd think at the price they might be seconds. Lisle garter tops for service, too. Sizes 8 to 10, and the shoe colors in clude cordovan, sand, white, black and several shades of gray. Lansburgh & Brother B ai? ainS&Floor Sateen Petticoats Anniversary Sale 'LOO Also Webster Loom and Fifth Avenue Taf feta. Solid colors and floral effects, in attrac tive and practical combi nations. Well made and ample width, minus bulk. We enjoy the confidence of the Washington Public. Throngs of people have responded to the announcements of Big Sales Events that take place daily in Our 1st Tremendous quantities of merchandise have vanished like mist before a driving wind. Thousands who came, saw, and are convinced that this should be their shopping place year in and year out. Coats & Suits Every evidence of higher-priced garments in this group, so Anniversary celebration means more than simply offering bargains, it offers suits and coats tha^t would pass anywhere for having cost much?very much more than $10. The suits are chiefly salt-and-pepper mixtures, although there are many bright-hued mixtures of mannish weave". Coats of shaggy surface are in the majority, with an occasional plain color among the colorful mixtures. Cape and sport styles of many sorts, but all a rousing bargain. Sizes are 16, 18, 36, 38, 40, 42. Sturdy Corsets Of excellent coutil, in plain or bro cade effects and the desired flesh tint. Some with elastic tops, others trim med at top of medium bust. $1.00 Stout garters, each Brassieres Firmly made of good materials and trimmed neatly with cluny or other suitable laces. The price justifies ample buying for now and later, at each 39c Shoe Satin Bandeaux Beautiful and practical, in a pleasing shade of pink. Perfectly made and accurately shaped and sized, for the sale iJUC If |.r liilliUii. |l -\lo! ..5,m Anniversary Sale Bungalow Aprons ? Serviceable percale, i n we'll covered patterns and colors that just belong in this kind of apron. For the Anniversary Sale, each, We Challenge a Comparison at the price of this popular Jersey Dress Snappy littlf two-piece model, with a shirred long waist line helonging in the middy model class, but more sporty. The becoming Peggy collar and cuffs of kid lend just the wanted touch. The new colors include copen, tan, brown and navy. Sizes are 16, 18, 36 and 38. ilii98 A Big Anniversary Special 0 Georgette Crepe BLOUSES Black, white, "flesh and two-tone ef fect. Ptettily trim med in embroidery, beads and so many arrangements that choosing will be a delight. Sizes for women and misses.