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BALL MAY REVEAL RENT PROBE DATA i Senator Indicates He Will Tell Some of Facts Learned by Committee. WILL PRESS RESOLUTION Wants Vote on Continuing Com mission Two More Years. The center of interest in the rent situation will be shifted tomorrow from the District Supreme Court to the floor of the Senate, where Chair man Ball of the District committee will endeavor to get a vote on the resolution continuing the Kent Com mission for two more years. At the same time Senator Ball has indicated that he will inform the Senate of the character of informa tion his committee gathered on real estate transactions in Washington, which was of such a nature that ihe committee saw fit to turn it over to District Attorney Gordon. Results of Probe. The results of the secret investi gation have been carefully guarded by the committee and the first ac curate insight into the findings will come tomorrow if Senator Ball suc ceeds in having the rent resolution brought up for action. Here, briefly, is the status of the situation; The House has adopted the extension resolution. Justice Stafford of the District Supreme Court has ruled in a pending suit that the emergency for which the commission wait created has passed. Tho commission would pass out of existence May 22 if the pending resolution failed of passage. In either case, it has been indicated that the litigation will be carried on until the higher courts have settled the question. Senator Ball said yesterday he be lieved he could sustain his conten tion in the Senate that the emergency has not passed. FLAG PRESENTATION COMMITTEES NAMED Details Arranged for Open-Air Ceremony at National Ca thedral May 18. Committees in charge of the open air meeting to be held at the National Cathedral May 18. when the service flag of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew will be presented, were announced last night as follows; Clergy—Uev. C. T. Warner, chair man; Rev. Enoch M. Thompson, Rev. K. S. Dunlap, Rev. John S. Moses. Rev. William H. Ness. Transportation Merritt O. Chance. Music —Edgar Priest. Ushers - Representative James H. MacLafferty. Assistants in charge of ushers —Tyler Page. Dr. Darkin W. Glazebrook, Grant Mar shall, Gen. John A. Eejeune. Grounds -—Thomas W. McKnew. Publicity— Oliver Hoyem. There will be ample parking facil ities for all automobiles during the service. None, however, w-ill be per mitted within the Cathedral close, except cars for invalids who must have obtained permits in advance from the chairman, Rev. Charles T. Warner, rector of St. Alban's. A first aid station with a physician and nurses will be located on the grounds. In case of rain the meeting will he divided into two sections, one in the Bethlehem Chapel of the Cathe dral, and the other in St. Alban's Church, so that the ceremonies of the flag presentation need not be postponed. It will be Bishop Freeman's last sermon before he leaves for Europe. 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A hun dred railroad cars are used, and it will require the morning to transfer their contents to the Camp Meigs show grounds, at 4th street and Flor ida avenue northeast, where tire “big show” will spend Sunday and give performances tomorrow. Tuesday and Wednesday, both afternoon and night. On this occasion Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey bring a roster of man and woman stars augmented to a total of 800. Added features number troupes of trained Tata rian stallions, Europe's biggest jun gle-animal acts, ajtd twelve “baby bunting" elephants, pitted in per formance against three herds of pachyderms. Apart from the trained animals are the thousands of the menagerie, including a family of gi raffes, and such unique exhibits as "Big Bill,*’ a rhinoceros valued at $50,000. A feature in the menagerie is John Daniel. 2d, the only gorilla known in captivity. Thirty Tent* to Be Rained. Those who follow today's caval cades from the railroad tracks will witness the erection of the first of thirty tents, though the 700-foot “big top” will not be raised until to morrow morning. The size of the show long since rendered street pa rades impossible, none having been given since 1920. There are SOO stars in this circus. These number May Wirth, somersault ing equestrienne; the riding comedian, THE SUNDAY IST AH, WASHTRGTON. D. C., MAY IT, 3924-DAHT T. “Phil, the Marvel,” and the entire Wirth family. Bertha Beeson, the aerial dan seuse, leads a group of high-wire ar tists. Lily Eeitzel, aerial gymnast, and Ernest Clark of the flying trapeze, cap tain the men and women who perform aloft. Eillian Kincaid and Mile. Renee head a company of women who disport in swings fixed in the roof of the main tent. The Nelsons, in remarkable acrobatic displays, consist of father, mother, six daughters and a son. The Italian Pic chianis form a troupe of fourteen ath letes. Other companies have been formed combining the champions of various countries. The Clarkonians, supreme among aorialists of England, now ap pear with the American Nelsons. Pitted against these are the French aerialista, the Silbons, and elsewhere the Siegrists and Neapolitans. Seventy Bareback Riders. Seventy equestrians present bareback riding and, in addition, twenty-two menage riders appear in a display given over to “high school” horses. The Reiffenach sisters have come from Bel gium to introduce “athletics a-horse back." The Seviilos, Ernestos, Rooneys, Clarkdons, Bradnas, Comptons, Osentos and Tameffs are included. One hundred clowns produce the “world's worst band,” and a miniature hook and ladder company is formed of dwarfs. The 200 or more trained animals, with an equal number of performing horses, share honors with human actors on the program. Two baby elephant troupes perform. Hundreds of characters, floats, horses, elephants and camels depict nursery land’s favorite fairy tales. Performances will begin at. 2 and 8 p.m.. and the doors to the 1,000-animal menagerie will open an hour earlier. Tickets for all performances will be on sale Monday, both at the show grounds and at Lansburgh & Brother's store. Foods containing zinc elements have a tendency to lengthen life, accord ing to experiments conducted by FYench scientists. REVENUE OFFICE FORCE HONORS COL CRANDALL Gift Presented on Eve of 92d Birth day Anniversary to Worker With Remarkable Record. CoL I.iee Crandall, who will celebrate his ninety-second birthday tomorrow, was presented with two tokens of es teem and friendship yesterday at the office of the deputy collector of internal revenue. 1422 Pennsylvania avenue, where for tho past ten years he has never missed a day’s work or been a minute late. H. C. Powell, deputy collector of In ternal revenue in charge of the local office, on behalf of all the employes in the office, presented to Col. Crandall a handsome silk umbrella, silver mounted, and engraved with his name, address, year of his birth and the year 1924. Mr. Powell spoke of the inspiration which Col. Crandall had been to the en tire office, working with unflagging zeal, as he had, from 8 a.m. every morning until 4:30 every afternoon, without being late one minute or absent one day. Col. Crandall has even re fused to take his thirty days' annual leave and is always in a good humor. The Confederate veteran, who has a distinguished military record, is also proud of his civil record, and replied to the tribute of Mr. Powell with much feeling. Col. 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Membership in the American Olympic team is the highest prize for which the athleUc yoeith of our natio nhave to strive, and competition under the American flag against the world’s best athletic talent is a high privilege and a duty of which any patriot may be proud.” According to present plans of the committee, the scouts will be allotted scats adjoining those of the Quantico marines. With the scouts will come the drum and bugle corps of Troops 49. 42 and 99. Crime is practically uaknown in Greenland. During Our Sensational Drive for 1,000 New Customers H FREE! % men and a beautiful / waist to women with | * any purchase of 520.00 |r or more during this j ,'OB Vpl' great drive for 1,000 j fjM fl*new charge custom* I ers. Wonderful val- \ Ylljj ues and exceptionally I Sb® )vVi easy terms of pay* v, 4-fa “The Store That Serves Ton Beat” 311 7th St. N.W. Just 3 Doors From Penn. Open Saturday Evenings i Fraternity to Attend. The Kappa Alpha Fraternity will attend the Sunday afternoon service at the Church of the Incarnation 12th and N streets northwest. Rev George If. Athinacn, rector of the ci.urch, is a member of the frater nity. Archery is the principal divenaou of the men of Korea.