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LOCAL DEMOCRATS TO HOLD PRIMARY f Will Select National Committee man and Delegates to National Convention. REPUBLICANS IN CONTEST Two Groups Claim Right lo Seats at Cleveland. The Democratic central committee of the District will meet on Tuesday in the offices of John F. Costello, Democratic national committeeman for the District, to make plans for a primary at which a national commit teeman and delegates to represent the District at the Democratic na tional convention, to be held in New York on June 24, will be elected. It is expected that the primary will be held at an early date. Mr. Cos tello is a candidate to succeed him self as Democratic national commit teeman for the District. A contest over the seating of Wil liam T. Galliher and Thomas Jones as delegates representing the District of Columbia at the Republican na tion convention, which opens in <'leveland, Ohio, June 10. has been tiled with the Republican national committee. The Republican leaders in the District at a convention re cently elected Mr. Galliher and Mr. Jones delegates and C. C. Glover, jr., and James A. Cobb, alternates. Will Contest Seats. The contest against these delegates will be made by Aaron Bradshaw and John I‘. Rhines, delegates selected by another group, and Albert Steinem and Miss Pauline Marshall, alternates. A brief on behalf of this contesting delegation, headed by Mr. Bradshaw, has been tiled with the national com mittee. It is signed by Julius I, Pey ser. George E. Evelin, Harold Keats and Benjamin L. Gaskins. The Republican national commit tee has been called to meet June 4 at 11 a.in. at the Federal Reserve Rank building in Cleveland, for the purpose of hearing contests for the right to be seated as delegates. It is *»xpeotod that the District conest will be hoard June 4 or 5. ( ontest Four Yean* A^o, Four years ago three contesting delegations from the District of Co lumbia were heard by the Republican national committee, at the time of the national convention in Chicago. Mr. Bradshaw headed one of the un successful delegations at that time, and Robert I. Miller another. The delegation then seated consisted of Frank .1. Hogan and James A. Cobh, chosen by the same group which has Lansburgh & Brd. ' FAMOUS FOR QUALITY SINCE 1860 An Exceptional Offering of Fashionable Silks 9 At a Price Decidedly Low ‘1.69 The favorite of the spring and i summer seasons, in beautiful qualities that suggest much higher prices. An. event that will inspire many charming new costumes and at substantial sav ings. .Choose from the following: 40-inch Printed Crepe de Chine $1;69 40-inch Sport Crepes (Glos) $1.69 40-inch Crepe de Chine $1.69 40-inch Fine Silk Radium $1.69 40-inch Georgette Crepe $1.69 40-inch Black Satin Charmeuse $1.69 40-inch Silk Homespun....- $1.69 36-inch Figured Foulard $1.69 36-inch Plain and Glace Taffeta $1.69 36-inch Black and Colored 5atin....51,69 36-inch Krinkle Knit (Glos) $1.69 j 36-inch Tricosham' (Glos) $1.69 32-inch Suiting Pongee $1.69 32-inch Plain and Fancy Broad j cloth $1.69 Great Variety of Styles and Colorings THIRD FLOOR. LANSBURGH A BRO. WOMAN’S HOME RAIDED. Police Act on Tip Soldiers Bought Liquor From Her. Complaints relative to Walter Reed soldiers apparently obtaining liquor in the vicinity of the Brlghtwood street car barn, led to an investiga tion yesterday by Precinct Detectives Brown and Weber of the tenth pre cinct, which ultimately resulted In the arrest of Mrs. Mary Virginia , Johns, forty years old. of 5946 Georgia avenue on charges of sale and illegal possession of liquor. The prisoner posted 11,500 bond 1 for her appearance In court. On raid ing the place, the detectives found a gross of pint bottles and a large bagful of corks, they said. REVISED PAYIS GIVEN IN APPROPRIATIONS Reclassification in U. S. Field Service to Cost 26 Millions in Next Fiscal Year. Reclassification of federal employes in the field service will cost $26,314,- 827.84 during the next fiscal year, ac cording to supplemental estimates sent to Congress yesterday by the President. Revised salaries under reclassifica tion for all employes of the govern ment in the District are being in cluded in the various appropriation bills. Accompanying President Coolidge’s letter transmitting these estimates was one from Brig. Gen. Herbert M. Lord, director of the bureau of the budget. Ho stated that "these esti mates are based upon data showing for the field service (1) the estimated amount required at the bonus rate of $240 per annum; and <2) the addi tional amount required to pay com pensation rates comparable to those provided by the classification act of ms.” The distribution of salary increases for employes in the field service by departments, as contained in the rec ommendations sent to Congress yes terday, is as follows: Executive offices and ' independent establish ments, $1,370,180; Department of Ag riculture, $3,538,942; Department of Commerce. $1,819,600; Department of Interior, $2,608,450; Department of Justice. $1,259,962; Department of La bor, $»I82.7i»0; Navy Department, 548,- 930; State Department. $5,580; Treas ury Department. $8,773,395; War De partment. $5,999,808; District of Co lumbia, $207,170. now selected William T. Galliher and Thomas Jones. Edward F. Colllday, Republican national committeeman for the District, was chosen by this same group, acting under authority of the Republican national committee. THE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., !MAY 25. 1924-PART 1. 2 HELD IN ASSAULT ON WARD ORDERLIES Alleged to Have Helped in Gang Attack on Gallinger Attend ants Week Ago. VICTIM GIVEN TREATMENT Fight Started Over Alcoholic Pa tient, Police Learn. Two arrests on assault charges yesterday made public for thp first time an alleged attempted gang as sault upon three orderlies of Gal linger Hospital’s psychopathic ward Lansburgh & Brq. Lansburgh & Bro. Lansburgh & Bro. Coat Prices Reduced Hundreds of smart Spring Coats in a sale at a fraction of their We feel that a word to the thrift-wise is sufficient, and that lo regular prices——just at a time when days are abnormally cool and morrow’ morning will see spirited activity in our large coat section, a wrap must be worn for comfort. Frankly—we have more coats than we care to carry at this time of the year—our coat season is We present seven price groups, each one consisting of the very practically over—but yours is at its zenith. best possible to offer at a very low figure, and consistently marked Rare values such as these will undoubtedly interest those who far below regular. Take time tomorrow to partake in an exlraor do not have a coat—and others who are economically inclined. dinary coat selling—-we suggest early selection. At $8 — : liere are splendid At $19 —Sport and dress . V* ! V ! utility coats of polaire, camel- drtfZZZrt coats of twill, imported V\ 1 \ aire herringbone, in A\\ bencleugh fabrics, cut iB^IOM^ \y. A': V\ 11 nobby mixtures, plaids and i(Vju vV fWI Kn polaire, camelaire, suedine. jjAß^Hllßk l\\\ j ' f/jU stripes, in gray, tan and mix- \\jLjm wiM/J iLM plaids and mixtures. Trim- jSWHBayyrJJ !/! |\ turcs. Well made and gener- med braids and sum- *i i \\\y\ ously cut. Various attractive I \l\r, .pjjaav' U trier urs or P* a ’ n ta^ore(l - styles from which to choose. Navy, black, apple green, p All sizes included. P°P P '’’ wo brown and \^|Bpvfy /ro i so \ . Reduced io Jr\ \ Reduced to J \ Reduced to VIViV At s26—Dress and stfect Street Coats of valpre At $33. Modish spring coats coats of fine twills in navy. j , .via, camelaire and j n dress and sport effects, eni black, tan and gray. Graceful- polaire, in plaids, stripes, phasizing the prevailing mode ly fashioned on slender lines tan, gray, blue, green and tor twills and such fabrics as; and trimmed with fancy braids. poppy. All sizes m the // ‘lmported bencleugh. char summer furs and self fabrics in assortment and all at- ineen, bolivia, donnywool, diversified effects. Well made tractively lined. teddy, fashonia and polaire. and attractively lined in silk. Ju' 11 Numerous smart colors and These reflect the popular M' 11 combinations are featured. V°U<Jty H\ 2r At $43. Exceptional coats for At $53. Many of the finest W M I street, sport and dress in the coats in our stocks included in ms Ml ', vk many new modes correct for this group. Twills, hairline • M -1 - 'M M spring and summer. Twills, stripes, flamingo, camel’s hair, . t Sill M 1 \1 charmeens, camel hair, im- juiana and fashonia. Expertly ■/ [MI 1 I ‘ported mixtures, teddy and tailored and lined throughout I / 1 . I bolivia are shown in various in fine silk crepes. Brilliant I / / LA t j II charming colors including navy, colors, navy, black, gray and 1\ /Z'X m J XtS I black, tan and gray. Enhanced tan. Usually trimmed with 1\ XJkJ JSf W f -I t by the use of summer furs, col- summer furs, in gray, beige, m I m , -j » M ored bands and braids and cocoa and white or fancy silk, A/y/t//w7 # m, /\CUfc//r/7 TO /M novelty trimmings. Regular leather and self-fabric bands. Hj M ■* /m and extra sizes. Regular and extra sizes. W/Km /M X 4A Lansburgh 6? Bro. j ) B FAMOUS FOR QUALITY SINCE 1860 V J •ik * * ’’A' - * a. week ago yesterday at 2 o’clock In tile morning:, when the orderlies re fused to allow relatives and friends to accompany a patient into the ward. Louis Pettigrew, one of the orderlies, treatment as a result of the fight, is listed as complainant at the fifth precinct against John Burke, twenty-three, of 924 23d street, a fire man, and against John Michael Burke, twenty-three.va carpenter, of 717 E street southwest. The two Burkes were arrested by Policemen Hayes and Ware of the fifth precinct, on assault charges. According to physicians at Gal linger Hospital, a group brought a patient to the hospital about 2 o’clock on the morning of Saturday, May 17. They refused to comply with the ordinary formality of allow ing the patient to go through the re ceiving ward and went direct to the psychopathic ward for treatment for alcholism, it was stated at the hos pital. Orderlies at the psychopathic ward were given orders to admit the pa tient, but not his friends. When such word was given to the friends, police were told, the friends and pa tients also jumped the orderlies and proceeded to beat them up. The pa tient, according to thfr police, took a leading part in the fight. After In flicting several bruises upon Ernest Boyd, one orderly, on another named Andrews, and putting Pettigrew In such a condition that he had to be given treatment in the hospital, the men disappeared. Immediate search of the neighbor hood by police of the fifth precinct was fruitless, but yesterday the two alleged members of the fighting gang were booked at the fifth pre cinct and the police went out late last night after others. Pettigrew’s conditions was said to be favorable last night. Italian Monarchs Return Visit. ROME, May 24.—King Victor Em manuel and Queen Helena left Rome tonight for London to return the visit of King George and Queen Mary to Rome last year. The visit of the mon archs probably will last about five days. HEBREWS ARRANGE LUNCHEON PROGRAM Flay lets and Brief Addresses Will Feature Fete Marking End of Season's Work. Staging of playlets and brief ad flresses at a luncheon to be given by the Washington Hebrew Congrega tion at the City CJlub Tuesday at 12:30 o’clock will mark the end of the con gregation’s activities this season. Mrs. Louts Kronheimer, president, will open the meeting with a greet ing to members, after which speakers will be called upon to give toasts, as follows: “To Our Grandmothers," by Miss Adrienne Mayer; "To Our Moth ers," Miss Inez Lean; "To Our Sister hood,” Mrs. Abram Simon: "To Our Daughters,” Mrs. Charles A. Gold smith; "What My Mother Means to Me,” Miss Gillian Kleeblatt, and "A Tribute to Womanhood.” by Mrs. Herman Hollander. The toasts will be followed by a sketch, "Ancient and Modern Moth ers and Daughters," directed and staged by Mrs. Marie Moore Forrest In the sketch those taking part will attempt to show the contrasts be tween women of different ages of “today and yesterday.” Will Recall “Old Timers." In the sketch will be depicted styles and dancing as they were in 1874 and. as they are today. Among those taking part In the program are Mrs. Harry Rosenberg, Mrs. Harry Hoch berg, Mrs. Herbert Simon. Mrs. Jo seph Salmon, Mrs. Samuel Gilman. Mrs. Ferdinand Ney, Mrs. Max Op penhelmer, Geon Strauss, Mrs. Bar ney Delbman, Mrs. Louis Rothschild, Mrs. Sidney' West, Mrs. Maurice Kafka, Mrs. Al Small, Mrs. Sidney Hechlnger, Mrs. Harry Roller, Mrs. Jerome Saks. Mr*. Allan Kaufman. Mrs. David Sonneborn, Mrs. David Goss, Mrs. Melville Fisher. Mrs. Au brey Fisher, Mrs. Ralph. Goldsmith. Mrs Milton Straushcrger, Mrs. Stan ley Lansburgh, Mrs. Sidney Kaufman, Mrs. Muriel Bottlieb, Miss Ferda Op penheimer, Mis« Eleanor Behrend and Mi.ss Edith Behrend. Violin*selections will be rendered by Miss Dorothy Minster. Mrs. Ru ben Sworzyn and Mrs. Henry Baer will act as pages. Mrs. Joseph. Sal - ' mon is general chairman In charge ’ and announces that tickets for the luncheon can be obtained from Mrs. Harry' Roller. SIOO,OOO Hebrew University Gift. NEW YORK. May 24.—A gift of SIOO,OO by Felix Warburg to the Hebrew University now being erected on Mount Scopus near Jerusalem, was announced today. The money will be ; used for establishment of a depart ■ ment of Jewish history and religion in the university.