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i )f% ' : , JA(:KIK «*» " IS stow '■- rm mam csusmt y„„„ f c*** m. -.,. uu„ . ,„„ a crowd in the 35th Street j around the world with In- melting a speech lor a group of Italians when he visited die Roman rains. HOLDING riF.R >ll \FR < I IV lull.- Inn.,- of ried off first honors in the Cherry Hills, N. Y., fete and baby parade \ Post Office Department, who keeps his eye on all the mail baps owned ,' ANCIENT FRIEZE UNEARTHED BY AMERICANS IN ASIA MINOR. This is a part of the Triton frieze from the three-arched gateway leading a few days ago. Francis is not going into the movies, however. Ji by Uncle Sam. He manufactures new bags at the rate of 6.000 a day. into Augustus Square of the ancient city of Antioch. The marine symbols are believed bv the American excavators to refer to the sea victories of Copyright by P. &A. Photos. * Copyright by Kadel & Herb-rt. ( Augustus. . , By United News Pictures, ASSOCIATION ASKS SCHOOLBUILDING Sixteenth Street Heights Citizens Instruct Committee to Work for Extension. The Sixteenth Street Heights Citi zens’ Association authorized its com mittee on schools to proceed with the movement already inaugurated to ac quire a school for the community, at a meeting last night in the Georgia Avenue Tea House, near the District boundary. It was contended that the subdivision had in the last two years, increased in population to a degree that entitle's it to ,school facilities. The children of the community have to go long distances to schools and In Winter the weather often is so severe as to endanger health. A site for the school is in view and the committee will present the matter to the jiroper authorities. President Dickson of the associa tion reported that street lamps are assured on Sixteenth street 'from Montague street north to the en trance of Alaska avenue, which ad dition to the lighting system will about complete service to the District line. Recent resurfacing of a number of the streets in the subdivision was announced. A movement was started to procure a wooded area located on the west side of Georgia avenue for a public park. A protest was ordered to be filed against dumping of insanitary refuse on vacant lots in the community, which, it was contended, was detri mental to home owners. Authority was given the street com mittee to petition for additional im provements in sections of the sub division hitherto neglected. ’ Work remedying certain defective crossings, and street surfacing at places which are in line of travel has been prom ised, it was stated, but to date re mains undone, leaving thoroughfares gt times nearly Impassable., Request also was made for addi tional sidewalks. It was directed that steps be taken to have the owners of vacant lots at certain points re quired to keep sidewalks cleaned of the mud which washes down from ungraded property. Attention also was called to unim proved lots on which, during the summer season, weeds are permitted to remain and at times to bbstruct the sidewalks. It was announced that steps will be taken to remedy this condition at the beginning of the next weed visitation. ' Report was made that a confer ence Is to be held soon to promote the bill for the extension of Four teenth street, now before the House and Senate conferees. The meeting was concluded by dancing. Do You Know How to VOTE BY MAIL? Washingtonian* who hope to vote by mail this year, but who are doubtful concerning the laws of their home States on the subject, may receive the necessary information by directing in quiries to The Evening Star as fol lows: Voting Information, care News Department, Evening Star. The questions and answers will be publirhed each day. Q. Please inform me whether nr not I can vote by mail in Connecti cut. I am in the service, but am a registered voter at my home, which is my official residence. —B. A. There is no provision in the Connecticut statutes for voting by mail. Q. Please tell me whether residents of Tennessee may both register and vote by mail. —E. C. B. A. Yes; last registration day Octo ber 15 Application for official ballot may be made up to October 25. Q. Please give me information iclative to my voting in the Stare of Oregon by mail.—E. M. P. A. Registration is required bien nially and may be by affidavit. 1 but if you voted at the last general election you need not re-register. The last registration day was October 4. You have until the 20th of October to make application for your ballot, tc be voted by mail. The only class of electors who are eligible to vote by mail are Federal employes, mem bers of their immediate families, stu dents in an institution of learning and commercal travelers. Q. Please send me information with reference to voting by mail. 1 was born in Virginia, but am living in the District of Columbia now. Is it necessary to go back there? —MRP. M. V. A. If you are in Government Serv ice you have not lost your residence in Virginia, and if you are registered you can vote by mail by applying to the registrar of your home precinct and foiwarding stamps and registry fee for the return of your ballot. Q. Prior to her marriage my wife voted in Ohio. My residence is In Missouri, where voting by mail is not permitted. Can my wife now vote In Ohio, or does her residence become ■that of mine? If she can vote in Ohio, to whom does she write to be registered and obtain a ballot?—E. C. D. A. Have your wife call at 1324 New York avenue and, after giving full particulars, she will be instructed. Any further Information will be "Furnished those making application at the Republican campaign head quarters, 1324 New York avenue, or at the Democratic central committee offices, room 220, Investment Build ing, Fifteenth _and K streets. T&E EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 15/ 1924 AVIATORS DELAY SHOWJHREE DAYS Exhibition at Bolling Field Will Be Given Saturday to Benefit Relief Fund. Final arrangements are being made by personnel at Bolling Field for the aerial exhibition to be given at Bolling Field Saturday afternoon tor the benefit of the Army relief fund. The tentative date had been set for today, but decision was arrived at later to hold the entertainment Sat urday, beginning at 3 o’clock.. Aware of the task before them to surpass the show given last year, of ficers are mustering pilots and planes from other fields, and recruiting the newest equipment to be displayed to the public. An outstanding feature of the ex hibition will be the destruction by machine gun fire frOm an airplane of an observation balloon. Another attractive event will be a flight of three of the latest pursuit planes, Curtiss PW-8, by pilots from the first pursuit group, Selfridge Field, Mich. This flight will include a complete recital of the dictionary of acrobatics. Sky-Writing I* Planned. The first event on the program, at 3 o’clock, will be a free balloon as cension. Ip charge of <sol. Ira Fravel, chief of the lighter-than-air section of the Air Service; it will remain In the air four hours. Event No. 2 will be a sky-writing ship, which will trace out the word “Welcome,” 11,000 feet above the spectators. Lieut. Wendell H. Brookle.y of McCook Field, Dayton. Ohio, is scheduled to arrive here for this exhibition, but if he la unable to reach the city; XJeut. E. E. Harmon of Belling Field will,-be his understudy. The other numbers on the program are: Event No. 4—Demonstration of aerial photography. A photograph plane will take a picture of ■the field and spectators and within 45 minutes copies will be distributed to those who wish to buy them at 25 cents apiece. The proceeds from these pic tures will go to the Army Relief Fund. Lieuts. Howard K. Ramey and White of Bolling Field will take the pic tures. Event No. ,5 —Balloon sniping by two pursuit planes. In charge of Capt. Snow and Lieut. Harmon. Newest Pursuit Plane*. Event No. 6—Parachute race from two Martin bombers by two “Jumpers” from Mitchell Field, N. Y. Event No. 7 Exhibition flying newest pusuit planes by Selfridge Field pilots. Event No. 8 Destruction enemy balloon by machine gun fire. Event No. 9—Destruction of enemy CHARITIES BENEFIT UNDER WALLIS WILL Employes Also Remembered. Many Bequests to Relatives, left $150,000. v The District Commissioners are giv en $2,500 for use of the playgrounds by the will of Hugh Wallis, who died October 3. The estate is valued at $150,000. Other bequests Include $5,000 to the First Presbyterian Church; $2,500 each to the Home for Found lings, Home for Incurables: Mont gomery County Hospital, at Sandy Spring, Md., and the Washington Sanitarium at Takoma Park; Md. Each employe of the Wallis restau rant who has been with the company for one year is given the privilege of buying at par stock in the cor poration not, to exceed 100 shares to each. Two hundred shares of the company and $5,000 In cash are left to Lojiis Colvin: 90 shares and $5,000 to -R nephew, William W. Wallis; a like 1 ' bequest to a nephew. Edmund C. Wallis, and a similar legacy to a niece, Rebecca W. Ketner of River dale, Md. Julia M. Colvin is to have 50 shares of the stock and SI,OOO in cash and Bertie L. Packet is also to receive 50 shares and SI,OOO. Mae McDonald and Addie Constantine, sisters-in-law, are given SI,OOO each and a like amount to Mrs. Wallis’ niece, Fannie May Scott. The household and other effects are left to the widow, Ida Martin Wallis, with $25,000 in ( cash. The re maining estate is devised to J. Erls Powell and the National Metropolitan Bank in trust to pay the net income to the widow during her life. On the death of Mrs. Wallis the trust Is to terminate and the estate is to be dis tributed among-William Wallis, Ed mund C. Wallis, Rebecca W. Ketner, Addje Constantine, May McDonald, Fannie M. Scott, Louis Colvin and Julia Colvin in equal shares. The widow and J. Erls Powell are named as executors. Maj. Guerin Ordered Here. Maj. Mark E. Guerin, Army judge advocate, at Chicago, has been or dered to this city for duty in the office of the judge advocate general. War Department. village by Martin bombers frotn Langley Field, Va. Event No. 10—Smoke screen around the field by a Martin bomber of the United States Marine Corps from Quantico, Va. Event No. 11—Aerial parade of all types of aircraft in use by the Army Air Service. In addition to the foregoing the Elks’ Clown Bated of this city will entertain, aided by enlisted men of the field, Who also will be attired In clown dress. Admission will be 50 cents and tickets may beAJurchased en route to the field or at Uf'main entrance. EASTERN TO STAGE AGRICULTURE NIGHT Announce Program for Community Center at High School. Agricultural Department night will mark the third of the Community Center popartment's educational pro grams tonight at the New Eastern High School at 8 o’clock. The series of educational programs is being arranged in co-operation with the Federal departments. The program will open with a concert by the Washington Boys' Independent Band, directed by James L. Kidwell, bandmaster, the num bers including: March, "Washington Post” (Sousa); overture, “Debutante 7 ’ (Myers); waltz. "Charma” (King); cornet solo, "Minstrel Boy” (Witt), played by Musician George Berkeley; march, “Loysville” (Seitz); serenade. "Twilight Hour’’ (Myers); march. "Brookes’’ (Seitz); “The Star Spangled Banner.’’ C. W. Warburton, director of ex tension work in the Agricultural De partment, will be the speaker of the evening, his subject being "Some of the Services of the Department of Agriculture for City People,’’ and his address will be illustrated with motion pictures, presented under the direction of F. W. Perkins, in charge of the office of motion pictures in the department. • . Five reels will be shown, the first being *‘Keep Out Bad Food,” which shows the work of the department in the Inspection of food imported from foreign countries, also the operation of tea inspection.’ "Roads to Wonderland” is a particularly beautiful film, depicting road building in the national forests and parks of the West, including Mount Hood, Crater Lake and Yosemlte»National Park In California. "The Honor of the Little Purple Stamp,” which Is also to be shown tonight, tells of the operation of the Federal meat In spection service. "Uncle World Champion Farmer,” shows scenes of crops, fruit and live stock Industries of the United States. The final reel, “The Horse In Motion,” is particu larly Interesting in its presentation of the study of the various gaits of horses, first at normal speed, then analyzed by means of a slow motion camera. Draft horses, hunters, pacers trotters, runners, cavalry police horses are shown. A fee of 10 cents Is asked by the Community Center Department <or this program, to cover the cost of transportation of band, and operation of the pictures. Gets Reclamation Post. R. E. Walter, assistant' shies en engineer of the Reclamation Bureau, to day was appointed acting chief en gineer to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of F. E. Weymouth. He will assume his duties November 1, with headquarters at Denver. MRS. ROSS NAMED FOR GOVERNORSHIP Wyoming Democrats Choose Executive’s Widow Nominee to Succeed Him. By th€. Associated JPrens, CHfcYKNNE, Wyo, October 15— Mrs. Nellie G. Ross, widow of Gov. William B. Ross, late yesterday was chosen unanimously as Democratic nominee for governor by the emer gency Democratic State convention in session here. Mrs. Ross was nominated by ac clamation at the completion of the roll call of counties for nominating candidates. Her name was placed formally be fore the convention by George W. Patterson of Laramie, speaking for Albany County.. Only one other name —that of Patrick O'Connor of Casper, came before the convention. Before the roll call had been two-thirds com pleted, however. O’Connor’s name was withdrawn at his own request. Although Wyoming as a .territory in blazed the way for national woman suffrage by giving its women the right of the ballot, Mrs. Ross Is the first woman ever to be nominated for such a high office. Together with Mrs. Miriam A. Fer guson, Democratic-nominee for gov ernor of Texas. Mrs. Ross takes her place as the wife of ! a- former ex ecutive to be thus honored. Gov. Ross’ term would not have expired for two years. When at the executive mansion of her ■ nomination, Mrs. Ross’ first words' were; "Oh, I don’t know what I shall do.” Will Carry On. But after several visits by close personal friends and Democratic po litical leaders in the State, she an nounced shq, would "carry on in her husband’s footsteps if that were the desire of the Wyoming electorate”’’ "If my boys stand back of me 1 guess I have nothing to. fear,” she added, glancing at her three sons, Ambrose and George, 21, twins, stu dents at the University of Wyoming, and William Bradford Ross, jr., the youngest boy, a student in Cheyenne graded schools. "However, I shall not make a cam paign,” she declared. "My candidacy is in the hands of my friends. I shall not leave the house. If the voters of Wyoming have enough confidence In my ability to carry out the duties of governor, they will let me know at the polls on November 4.” , • , The news of her nomination ended 1 three weeks of severe strain, occa sioned the Illness and death of her busbandflknd Mrs. Rose plainly show- Red Cross Spends $4,67 for Each $1 Donated for Aid By the Associated Press. ATLANTA. Ga., October 15 —For each dollar received by the South ern division of the American Red Cross in the lost year it has ex pended $4.67 for disaster and re lief work, assistance to disabled veterans and others services, ac cording to a financial statement made public yesterday. The report shows that southern headquarters received as its part of the membership fees from the South this year, $36,966. while it has expended' $453.'375. ‘ These fig ures do not include' funds received or expended by the 700 local chap ters of the Red Cross in the South, it is added. HONOR CONFERRED ON MISS MORTIMER Carbery School Principal Elected President of Teachers’ Council. Miss Florence C. Mortimer, princi pal of the Carbery School, was elect ed president of the Teachers' Council for the current scholastic year at a meeting last night in the Franklin School. She succeeds Frank C. Dan iel, principal of McKinley Manual Training School. Other officers chosen follow: Doro thy Pelham of the Shaw Junior High School faculty, vice president; Anne Keliher of the . Curtis-Hyde School, secretary; Eleanor Zuberano, secre tory to Asst. Supt. of Schools Robert L. Haycock, treasurer: Dr. Rebecca Stoneroad, director of physi cal training, and Mrs. Rosa Netherland of the Mott School, members of the executive board. , The council authorized the appoint ment of a committee of five to con sider the nature of the teachers’ in stitute to be held before the end of the current-calendar year. A special meeting of the council will be held when the committee is ready to report. Dr. Frank \V. Ballou, supeflntend ebt of schools, suggested that the practice of holding the institute on a school day would have to be changed at some future time, due to the criti cisms on account of the closing of the schools. | ed it in the line* about her face and her unaccustomed nervousness. “But I shall ‘go through It some how,” she said, and then added quick ly in a wlstfdt voice to newspaper men. “But please dVish me luck, won’t you?” Besides nominating Mrs. Ross, the emergency ysMbiocratic convention paid a stirrinß tribute to the late Gov. Rois in aSfengthy resolution. 17 BUSINESS CADETS IN MILITARY DALLY School and Corps Officials Urge 100 Per Cent Enlist ment of Pupils. A “100 per cent military rally” was held at Business High School yester day afternoon to recruit boys for the Washington High School Cadet Corps. The rally was in charge of the school's military committee, composed of Mrs. Florence Mitchell, Joseph Finckel and Ernest Wilkinson. Allan Davis, principal of Business, opened the exercises with a plea to the boys to enlist In the cadet corps, emphasizing its numerous advan tages. Capt. Earl Judkins, U. S. A., military instructor at the school, spoke on “Aspiration, Inspiration and Perspiration." At the close of the drill of Busi ness' four cadet companies, the girls’ auxiliary of the school served a sur prise luncheon. Officers of Companies. Officers of the Business companies were announced as follows: Company l—Fred English, captain; Mason Wallace, first lieutenant; Albert Goldstein, second lieutenant; William Woiowitz. Willard Wilson, Colbert Smith, Stanley Wetmore and Frank Butler, sergeants; Kenneth Harvey. Gilbert Smulkln, William Lynch. Joseph Curtin, Richard Keefer and Robert Story, corporals. Company 2—Carroll Hlghfleld, cap tain; Joseph Upton, first lieutenant; Albert King, second lieutenant; An gelo Gamma, Fred Ulle, Abner Ro sendorg, John Waters and Harold Gill, -sergeants: William Hawkins. Ashley Smith. Ernest .Downs, Luis Schuman and M. Collins, corporals. Company 3—Adam Offenbacher, cap tain; Charles W. Haring, first lieu tenant; Carl Herrman, second lieu tenant; George Foreman. Vernon Snoots, Arthur Scribner, Harry Slye and Patrick Bradley, sergeants; Don ald Peqn, Morris Fox, Dean Upton, William Dove. Horace Smith and Car lyn Dewey, corporals. Company 4—John M. Hall, captain; John Larcombe. first lieutenant; Ross Heffelflnger, second lieutenant; John Tastet, Willard Brown, Richard Mont gomery, Louis Felker and Russel Grimes, sergeants: George Yeatman, David Miller. S. Hunt. James Fenton, Faust Carbon and Russele Benhoff. corporals. Spends Nothing 1 in Race. Sam O. Bratton, Democratic nominee for the Senate in New Mexico, who Is opposed by Senator Republi can, reported to the secretary of the Senate today he had spent nothing J**hls primary campaign.