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Pulitzer Award to Columbia Pro
fessor Draws Scathing Attack
by Owen Johnson.
r.v u IP Press.
XKW YORK. May 17.—Announce
ment by Prof. William Lyon Phelps
of Vale and Owen Johnson, author,
1 iiat tin ir votes as members of the
Play jury of the Pulitzer Prize Com
mittee had been overridden in the re
eent award of the prize to "Hell-Bent
Per Heaven" yesterday, created a stir
in theatrical and literary circles.
Prof Phelps and Mr. Johnson voted
for "Tile Show-Off." a comedy by
George Kelly. Clayton Hamilton, the
third member of the jury, voted for
"Hell-Bent Per Heaven," which was
written by Hatcher Hughes, a pro
fessor at Columbia University. Final
■ •ward of the prize to the. Hughes
play was made by the Columbia ad-*
vfsory board, headed by Hr. Nicholas
Murray Butler, pesident of Columbia.
Mr. Johnson was outspoken in hiej
criticism of the awarding of the
prize to file Hughes play despite the
piuy jury's majority vote for "The
ltrverwa.l Astounding.
The author of the winning play is !
» member of the Columbia faculty." j
••a nl Mr. Johnson, “and this makes the j
-ituation delicate enough to warrant
complete explanation. Our com-j
mittee was astounded by the revers- i
I. We were not even given the j
courtesy of an explanation.”
Mr. Johnson said he would never
again serve as a member of the Pu- j
iitzer prize committee.
Prof Phelps said over the telephone |
rum New Haven that “The Show-Off"
inning a majority vote, was the only
•lay recommended to the Columbia
advisory board for the award.
Mr. Hamilton declined to comment
m the announcement beyond saying
hat Professor Phelps' statement was
• orreel.
There j s said to hate been one
other instance when a jury's report
was overridden. This was in 3921,
when, it was reported, the novel jury
recommended that the prize be
awarded to "Main Street" by Sinclair
Lewis, whereas Ihe advisory hoard
awarded it to “The Age of Innocence,"
by lid 1 1 1 1 Wha non.
Ii 471 Pennsylvania Ave.
jj located in the Heart of the
A\ hotesale District
ji Three-story Building.
Freight. Klevator
25-ft Alley in Rear
713 14th St.
j| Main ins
| Michigan Park
J 12th and Michigan Avc. N.E.
A neighborhood of en
hancing value, zoned ,
and restricted. Individ
• ual or group building
v lots and properly con
'* structed houses and
bungalows. Call at 4207
12tb street northeast, or
Middaugh &
Shannon, Inc.
Dupont Circle. Potomac 2200
402 Rittenhouse St.
A Beautiful Home in
On Lot 45x165
Terraced lawn around wide < i
I porches.
Reception hall, living room, i
| dining room. bright, roomy j! :
kitchen on first door. Four
light., airy bedrooms,* supple
mented by convenient tile bath,
j spacious closets' and attie.
Pry cellar, het-vvater beat,
slate root, garage.
| 3013 & 3015 Porter Street
One 6 qua re W ent u( I (inn. Are. !
Fight room two baths, in- |.>
\ closed .vicey.ing and breakfast ;
\ porches, pantry with built-in i
refrigerator, maid's room. A |
j modern home throughout.
928 Hamilton
Just off Georgia Ave. New |
home. six rooms and bath. !,
j double b;n k porches, two-car -
' I garage. Excellent condition.
Price fur immediate sale. S9.7d>o. • >

Goldsmith Bldg.
1405 Eye St. N.W.
Alain 0670
"(rold in Our frame.
Go!A in Our Service"
I i.
You will rind this true in
t our detached home. The i
rooms are ‘ extra large. (
J Plenty of closet room.
[ Hardwood finish through- j
[ out. Open fireplace. Attic i
f over entire house. Estab
r lished lawn with shade j
\ trees and cement side drive. j
Easy Terms
Open Sunday and
513 Whittier St
Take Takoma Park car to
Butternut and sth Sts. and
walk south two blocks. Con
venient to 14th St. car.
Cyrus Simmons
3118 11th St. N.W.
Col 9636
Evenings, Col. 6063-J
i ——— ■
'countess salm home,
| Former Millicent Rogers Beaches
New York With Father.
Husband in Vienna.
I ISy the Associated Press,
NEW YORK, May 17.—Today
| Countess Ludwig Saim Von Hoog
straoten, formerly Millicent Rogers,
is at home with her parents. Col.
and Mrs. Henry H. Rogers, after four
months of married life.
The countess, together with her
father and Adrian H. Larkin, the
family aTPorney, returned last night
on the liner France from Paris, leav
ing behind the count, who departed
for Vienna when his bride started
for America.
Neither Mrs. Millicent Salm, as she
was listed among the ship’s passen
gers, nor her father would talk re
garding her marriage to the titled
Austrian. When newspaper men asked
if the countess would return to
*( Europe, or if the count would come
to America to reclair her, both Col.
Rogers and Mr. Larkin smiled and
; said nothing.
j Millicent Rogers married Count
■ Balm only a few weeks after they
| Think Os It 1
I $10,500 |
| Chevy Chase, D. C. |
|| Reasonable Cash Payment 1
f Balance—sls.oo and Interest Monthly Payment* m
17 Rooms and Bath 1
, 3505 Northampton St. N.W. J
| W. H. WEST CO. I
1 815 15th St. N.W. 1—
—— •
ESSSSS ncunu /rnpl
: U W li
J oat west of the tntersertien of l€th Street, Ootanbia Itmd and
Mount Pleasant Street. One black from street eon, rtorw, nor
kete, etc Convenient to the finest churches and schools ta the
city Jxmt the right distance from downtown. Overlooks beautiful
Rock Creek Park
All outside corner apartments, insuring excellent ventilation
and light.
Representative on premises Sunday.
Per Flans and Particulars Apply
Edmund J. Flynn Company, Inc.
Second Floor.
Main 7253 1412 Eye Street N. W.
Bnew b^h^gruver
These delightful tapestry brick
homes are situated between Ken
square from
lowpriceZeasy terms
Sample House. 3217 Adams Mill Rd.
Daily and Sunday Until 9 P.M.
Over oar miUlon do Harr. In mew
homes built and sold in this section.
Owner and Builder 921 15th St. N.lV.—Main 8072
N. L. SANSBURY CO., Inc. |1
j 1418 Eye Street X.W. Phones Main .'.900-4-.-, |
Pn» NEAR 38TH AND COLUMBIA ROAD. Beautiful stucco I 1
1 ncc constructed house containing seven rooms »nd two com- )
plete tiled baths, electric lights, hot-water heat, hardwood floors, glam inclomd sleep
!; ing porch, instantaneous hot-water heater. Recently repapered and painted inside and
out. This house has just been placed on the market and will not last long. Terms.
P • d>o oen NORTHEAST. In one of the finest and most popular retaden- |
» rlcc ti>l
electric lights, furnare heat, pin** floor*. This house is in excellent condition. Owner |
will accept reasonable cash offer. Terms that are surprisingly low. Inspect at your .
t earliest convenience.
P-2., eq ICA NEAR 14TH STBBBT CAR LINE. A brand new house con
i rice liTV tabling six large, bright and airy rooms and tiled bath; hot
water heat, electric lights, hardwood floors, bnilt-in tub and shower, concrete front
porch, built-in refrigerator, large rear porches. A real opportunity to get just the
ii Ivuise that you have been looking for at a price that cannot be equaled.
p •.. (14 CAA NORTHWEST On one of the roost important thoroughfares
1 * in the heart of the city. Brick constructed, contains nine ;)
lj large rooms and bath, electric lights, steam heat, two-car garage, water and gas on
1 third floor, and will make an ideal two-family flat. Investigate this offer at once.
p * ._ (q CtA PPTWOETH. lieantifnl semi-detached house of finest conatrnc
r rac tion. contains six large rooms and bath, electric lights, hot
water heat, hardwood floors, ooncrete front porch, screened throughout, two-rar metal
garage. This is one of the best honses we hare bad to offer in this section for several ||
! months. Terms reasonable.
i P-J-p dJI ■» CAA MT. PLEASANT. Brick constructed house, having ten large
rrK,c spacious looms and tiath, hot-water heat, electric lights, •'
1 hardwood floors, brick garage. Is a desirable house far boarding or rooming house pur- *
|, poses. Closely adjacent to business district at 34th and Park Road. Handy to both
] ' street car lines and busses. Phone for appointment to inspect.
P-j-p (4A AAA CLEVELAND PARK. A detached stnceo home, in the most ;|
1 ltc exclusive pari of this section, containing ten rooms and j
two complete baths, modern heating plant and electric lights. A large lot with beau- j
tlfnl shrubbery surround this home. Army officer ordered away and will gi»e imme
diate possession This is truly h beautiful home and should be inspected at once.
Price <2fi 500 Ibi'H STREET RESERVOIR. A detached brick house con
.l a live <p*<v,duv tainlng eight rooms and bath, hot-water heat, electric
j lights, hardwood floors, garage, in excellent condition. It ia folly screened, awnings.
several open fireplaces. Beautiful grounds and a large lot siinronnd this home. An
1 inspection of this property will convince you that it is a real buy.
I 1 Pries <2O OOCU— &tASSACI,LSKTTS AVE - HEIGHTS. An mmsnal buy in a
ii 41 W <f»u,vww— fully detached new stone boose of pleasing English archi
ll lecture. This is a center-hall plan, having eight well planned rooms and two tiled
baths, floored attie, two-car garage and two large rear porches. The material and
! . workmanship in this honse are of the very best, and 1 we advise immediate inspection, j
as the terms are very reasonable and will not remain on the market very long,
i * 1 "v * tiful home, 23 feet wide, containing eight rooms and two
{ complete baths, hardwood floors, spacious front and rear porches and built-in garage.
-Trice and terra* on this house are very reasonable. TTiis hoose is located in a very
I convenient location, being close to two car lines, stores, schools and churches. Call
for appointment to inspect this property.
; N. L. SANSBURY CO., Inc.
1416 Eye Street S.W. Phones Mala SMO-4-5
Member WaiKinglm Seal Setate Baaed |ff
had first met and danced. The
Rogers family remained cool to their
titled son-in-law and when the count
and his bride sailed for Europe on
their honeymoon late in January
there was no one to see them off.
i Col. Rogers left for England to
place his son In Oxford and later
went to Paris to see his daughter.
Their departure for America without
the count followed.
Bail Meeting Close?.
SAVANNAH. Ga., May 17.—The
. sixteenth annual convention of the
! American Railway Development As
sociation closed here yesterday after
rejecting by a vote of 32 to 8 the
Invitation from the American Rail
way Association to become a section
in the traffic division of the latter
organization. The following officers
were elected: Jesse P. Jackson,
Savannah, president; S. A. Lcc.kie,
Kansas City, Mo., first vice president;
A. S. Hill, Chicago, second vice presi
dent. and A. U. Moorehead, Now York,
The number of women employed in
the higher-paid occupations shows a
much larger percentage of increase
over 1910 than do all the other classes
Minnesota Dean, Elected in Texas,
Fails to Accept Up to Date.
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., May 17.
Ouy Stanton Ford, dean of the Grad
uate School of the University of Min
nesota, was elected president of the
University of Texas yesterday, but
declined to announce whether he
would accept the office.
Dean Ford was chosen by the rc
gcnts of the University of Texas
a / t ? r M. Neff, governor of the
state, had been elected and refused
I- >ean Ford had received no
official word of the election last
The presidency of the University
Columbia Heights
4510 13th St. N.W.
A splendid tapestry brick, colonial type home, 25 feet wide,
containing 8 rooms (four bedrooms) tile bath, including shower. !
front and double rear porches, hot-water heat, electricity, hardwood
floors and trim in old ivory and mahogany, good yard to paved j
alley, one-car garage, in perfect condition.
Vacant. Convenient to schools, stores, churches
and car and bus lines. Reasonable price.
51,500 Cash—Balance Monthly
Open for Inspection Sunday—9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
The Joseph Shapiro Company
919 15th' St. N.W. Franklin 1140
Brand-New Colored Homes —
We have just completed the most livable Homes you have ever ,
seen at
4th and W Sts. N.W.
Don't put off seeing them as they won’t be available for long.
These Homes contain the most modern fittings and fixtures, com
pletely equipped Practical planning and arrangement of the rooms
8 makes it possible to utilize every inch of space without having a
lot of excess to complicate your housekeeping.
' Six rooms, bath and kitchen thoroughly up to date—
reliable Hot-water Heating Plant—attractive electric light
ing fixtures. There’s plenty of closet room. Front and kick
porches—hardwood floors.
Open all day Sunday, with a represent
ative to show you through—see them
For Sale By
(Owner’s representative)
712 Kenyon Street N.W. Phone Col. 5817
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| Lots 50 to 100 feet front |
Reasonable Prices i|
=E Salesmen on the Property Every Sun da > E=
H From 2 to 6 O’Clock ||
ROBERT E. HEATER, Realtor 1 :
= =
| Colorado Bldg. Telephone Main 1064 |
I Unusual Opportunity to I
| Purchase a Real Home l|
= = •
| Northeast Comer of Bikmore Street and CHffbonme Place 1|
S 5 Located in exclushe residential section within one block of two =
car lines ==
= STRUCT ED of colonial brick, with slate roof, and cn- =
= tircly detached. Designed by the late Mr. Clarke Wagga- s=
= man and bnilt by the late Mr. John Nolan in 1914 as a =
=E home for the present owner. SS
= FIRST FLOOR—Center hall entrance, with colonial stairway
to second floor. Drawing room, library with lavatory, dining ==
== room, butler's pantry and kitchen, side porch from dining room ===
and rear porch from kitchen.
== SECOND FLOOR —Four large bedrooms, two completely l|s
SS tiled baths, porch.
= Large attic over all. with dormer windows. Si
=== Basement has servant’s room and bath, laundry. =
= Hot-water heat, electric light, hardwood floors, tinted paneled ==
= walls, attractive butler’s silver fixtures and hardware. =E
== All rooms very large, high ceilings, plenty of light and air. ==
== r|-iHE lot has a 50-ft. frontage on Biltmore Street by a depth =j=
=j J, of 112 ft. on Cliffbourne Place to a wide alley in rear
= (5,600 sq. ft. in. all). The house occupying about one-half 3=
= of entire lot leaves large garden with ==
U trees shrubs flowers ||
HI Open Sunday for Inspection From 3 to 6 PM. H
■ North Washington Realty Company I;
= lawiywaM =
Opposite State Department = 1
■ 1653 Pa. Ave. N.W. Telephones Main 6152, 9716
was offered to Dean Ford two months
ago, while he was in Europe. The
letter was forwarded from Minne
apolis to Europe, but it never reached
him. When he returned he received
another letter asking him to go to
Austin, Tex., for an interview with
the regents. He replied he was un
able to make the trip. Since, Dean ,
Ford said, he had received no in
formation that the regents were con
sidering him again fer the presi
Mrs. Nina Bank, a widely known
economist and minister of education
in Denmark, is the first of her sex to
hold a cabinet position in that coun
Bev, W. 0. Carrington to Be Editor
of A. M. E. Paper.
Cameron Alleyne of New Rochelle,
N. Y.. was elected a bishop at the
African Methodist Episcopal Zion-gen
eral conference here last night. Rev.
Alleyne f or the past four years has
been editor of the Zion Quarterly Re
view, a churOh publication.
The following conference officials i
were elected yesterday:
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The Hampton-Built '
> Homes in Beautiful I
West Chevy
\ Chase Heights \
—arc admittedly the best suhur- 5 j
$ ban “buys” about Washington. $ i
everj' convenience, on generous i; I
i; lots— ■: j
J Very Attractively Priced \
\ West Chevy Chase Heights Is j %
development of enhancing values, s
5 with Paved Streets. Water, Sew- ; '
J era, Ac.
5 Lots and bungalows located
two blocks above the Bank of
Bethesda, on the main Rockville $
S pike. Motor out Sunday.
Representatives alway s on properly
| You Can Live
At the Potomac Park Apartments
f For a Dollar a Day |
I The rent for an apartment in the There will be twenty-four-hour
| beautiful new building at 21st and elevator and telephone service.
| C Sts. N.W., that will accommo- A large, well equipped lounge
I date two people, is only S6O per lobb >’ « one of the many attrac
| ’ tions of the building. |
| _ , There will be several furnished
| Each of these apartments has a rooms to rent by the day at a nom .
I living room, small dining room, inal cost, to tenants of the building
| kitchen, dressing closet and bath. who have guests.
| Each apartment has a Detroit If you want a refined, quiet place
| Jewell stove and a Murphy bed to live within a few minutes’ walk
1. free. of the cases, shops and theaters,
| There is a full-length mirror on with fineßt frec playground in
| one door of each apartment. thc world at y our front door ’ lose
I There is a shower attachment to "° ‘ im f in in,pectlng the Potomac
= I . ... , Park Apartments. -
1 bath tub. Rental Agents w H W£ST
I There are French doors between COMPANY, 815 15th St. Tele
| all connecting rooms. phone Main 6464.
| Resident Manager on Premises §
j University Park [
Offers attractions not obtainable
3 anywhere else -
111 -- I
Unlike most subdivisions —we have completed the prelimi
naries before we placed the Park on thc market. When you
3 build your home—water, sewer, gas and electricity—all are ready E
tot you—with concrete streets and sidewalks—trees and shrub
bery—actual realities.
A beautiful spot —handy to town —easily approached—and
|*| controlled by such restrictions as make for sustained realty values. u
mm mm
Lots 50x150 Ft. at 15c and 20c per sq. ft.
J Sold upon easy terms
■ 1
There are several houses already available—Colonials and
Bungalows —$9,500 to $10,850, Or you can arrange your own
plan—and we will help you finance the building. Money will be
made immediately available —upon terms that will surely in- L
■ terest you. , j
Ride out and inspect University Park
Just beyond Hyattsville on the
J Washington-Baltimore Boulevard
3 E
"1 * 2
University Park Co., Inc.
! B. O. L. Wells Office at thc Park I
-I Representative Ph. Hyattsville 36-J—34o-R jZ
in i
mf^==n=ii^^=iHr^^=i=inF—— inr=— ir
General secretary, Uev. P. M. Jacobs, 1
Rrooklyn; financial secretary. Rev. W,
H. Uoler, Salisbury, N’. C.; manager of ;
publication house, Rev. S. D. Watkins.
Charlotte, N. C.; editor of Star of j
Zion. Rev. \V. H. Davenport, Durham. 1
N. C.; editor of Sunday school liters- ;
ture. Rev. J. P. l<ec, Charlotte. N. c. ;
editor of Quarterly Review. Rev, W. I
O. Carrington, Washington, D. C. I
I Attention
Colored Purchasers
We have secured the listing of a large
number of excellent homes in high-class
locations. Reasonably priced and for
sale on convenient terms.
Particulars on request.
1430 K St. N.W. Main 3830
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Catholic Educator Dies.
j CINCINNATI. «-Jhio, .Mav 17.—Uev
| Augustin .1. Ruffling, forty-nin*.
Catholic educator and former vie*
president of the University of De
troit, died here last night. Father
(Ruffling was born at Dunkirk. X. V
I where four brothers and four sister-
I reside.

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