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PETROVA ARRIVES WITH BANNED PLAY Lord High Chamberlain of ; England Held Production 1., Insulted America. By the Associated Prese. NEW YORK, November 27.—01ga Petrova, actress and playwright, ar rived from England yesterday to arrange production of a play on which the lord high chamberlain turned the official thumbs down in London a* insulting to America. "He insisted on certain cuts,” she said, "in which I acquiesced, and then he turned it down anyway.” Asked what “cuts” the court func tionary, who is vested with theatrical censorship, had demanded, Miss Petrova said he had objected to the words "obscene” and "abdomen.” Not Insulting, She Says. “After those words were removed,” she said, "he became fearful that the play would be objectionable to Amer ica, as the first act dealt with a satire on the American Purity League. He took the position that if America was to be insulted, Americans ought to do it first. That’s where he was most absurd. The play is in no way in sulting.” The actress said she also locked horns with the lord high chamber lain over the fact that her heroine railed against God and called Him a bully. "He said it might be all very well,” she said, “for people to do that sort of thing in the Bible, but that it is not done nowadays in the better classes. Cites .fob and Saul. "I cited Job and Saul of Tarsus and others as precedents, but he would not relent, saying that these men lived a long time ago and did not know any better.” Miss Petrova said the play is called "What Do We Want?” and "deals with a man who married so that he would have a constant temptation, and then at the end of four years found he had made a fool of himself.” MUSIC A .11 GOSLAVIC ORCHESTRA. A group of musicians, hailing from the country of Jugoslavia, home of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, pre sented a colorful program at the Hamline M. E. Church last night be iore an enthusiastic audience. The group is composed of six men, headed by Joseph Rotkvich, and they call themselves the Adriatic Tamburica Orchestra. They wear the peasant costume of the section from which they come—white blouses carefully embroidered, white knee trousers and shiny high black hoots. The red velvet Eton jackets embroidered in gold braid give them a Masonic touch in costume, and bright blue sashes add a dash of color. Their queer steel-stringed instruments, called tamburicas, shaped like ukuleles, mandolins and a bass-cello, are heavily Inlaid with mother-of-pearl and, with the exception of the bass-cello, all Strings are tuned in D. This largest Instrument has four strings, two in D nnd two in G. These gay people deck even their prosaic music racks with wreaths of artificial flowers and long streamers of red until the complete effect suggests that they are ready for the prize float in an Atlantic City parade. The music as played by this orches tiu is quite as novel and diverting as their ensemble pictorial effect. Al though they pleased their audience wxtremely with the gayetv with which they dashed off old familiars, such as "Turkey In the Straw” and operatic selections from "Poet and Peasant,” "II Trovatore,” “Rlgoletto” and "The Bohemian Girl.” it was really in their one group of native folk songs and dance music that they were at tneir best as a distinctive organization. The music not only suited their instru ments, which one member of the group stated are only used by the peasants and not by sophisticated mu sicians of their country, but their en semble singing also was thoroughly enjoyable. They have good, natural voices and sing without any affecta tions. Their attack is good and their rhythms l«evond reproach. Another prize number, broadly humorous, was • ailed "A Ikiy In Jugoslavia” and re minded one of Paul Whiteman’s band playing some of their "highbrow” jazz music, similarly programmatic. All farm animals, trains, church bells, etc., were included. Nothing whatso ever from the early morning lark to the evening serenade of the nightin gale was omitted, and the audience hugely enjoyed the entire selection. Popular numbers of the day were not Ignored. “Yearning," “Baby Fare.” “Valencia" and “Oh. Where Is My Sweetie Hiding Tonight" were play**!. The finale was a medley of American patriotic airs. PAN-AMERICAN MUSICAL. Yesterday was a day of interna tional music for those who cared to listen from early morning until late at night. Although southeastern Eu rope was represented by the Jugo slavs Orchestra at night, the day be gan auspiciously with a program of (gititi American music given by the Friday Morning Music Club, at the Pan-American Union Building, with The co-operation of the Pan-American Union. Dr. Leo tv Rowe, director gen eral: Franklin Adams, counselor. Mexico. Argentina and Fuba were well represented, but it was Guate mala which was given the stellar po sition on this program. Raul Pania gua, a pianist native to that country, was the featured artist, and his play ing seemed to he of absorbing inter est to the large audience of diplo matic representatives and members of the Friday Morning Music Club that tilled the long Hall of the Americas to capacity, llis first group included clever patterns after several of the old masters in his own composition, a “Suite in E Major.” His second group included “Waltz de Concert,” by H. Alvarado, and two of Senor Paniagua’s compositions, "Etude de Concert in B Flat Minor” and “Pay sage d'Automne.” The former of these was subtitled “Volcan de Agua,” and before the pianist performed it. Senor Don Francisco Sanchez Igttour, Minister from Guatemala, gave sotne fascinating program notes for the work. He stated that it tells of the terrific volcanic eruption in 1541. which completely destroyed the first capital of Guatemala, built in 1524, and also of several superstitions con nected with the incident. The work, indeed, simulates the volcanic erup tion vividly, and the hearer feels he can almost see the steam of the boil ing water that gives this volcano its name. Senor I’aniagua is a vivacious artist, who puts every inch of him self into his playing, and whose fin gers are unusually nimble in the tripping passages of long runs. It is interesting to know that he studied for three years in Madrid with Granados: one would like to hear his playing of some of that composer's works. The other Latin American on the program was Senor Leo Alvarado, violinist, who played two character istic Mexican dances by Elorduy, the second of which, “Corazon,” has a Seven More Gifts Bring La Plata f Fund to $3,392.92 Seven additional donations to the La Plata relief fund today were . acknowledged by The Star, bring- I ing the total for the assistance of sufferers of the tornado in south ern Maryland to $3,392.92. New subscriptions follow: Previously acknowledged, $3,335.92 Park View Woman's Club. 5.00 B. F. N 2-00 Benjamin H. Miller 5-00 Cissel-Saxon Post, Ameri can Legion Auxiliary.. 30.00 Mary Patten Golding.... 5.00 Mary A. Crismond 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Kennon Vail 5.00 Total $3,392.92 NOBILE LECTURES ON POLAR FLIGHT Designer and Pilot of Norge Gives Illustrated Talk on Trip Over Pole. Gen. Umberto Nobile, recently ar rived In this country, last evening de scribed the Polar flight of the Norge, the dirigible which he designed and piloted, and showed slides and pic tures of the flight from the time of the departure until its arrival in Alaska. His address was made before the National Geographic Society, at its opening lecture of the season, at the Washington Auditorium, before a distinguished audience, which includ ed the entire staff of the Italian Em bassy, Army and Navy officers and other prominent citizens of Washing ton. The speaker was introduced by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, president of the National Geographic Soviety, as "The genius who designed and constructed the Norge.” Gen. Nobile said Italy deserved the credit for the technical organization of the flight, and he paid a high tribute to Lincoln Ellsworth, the American who gave it a part of its financial support. The most dramatic moment in his talk was when he told how, after traversing heavy fogs, and passing beyond any signs of animal life at 34 degrees the big ship reached the top of the world, glided down to 600 feet, while Amundsen, Ellsworth and he droped the Hags of their respective nations. Pictures of Flight Shown. Pictures shown included slides and motion pictures, beginning with the construction of the ship in Rome, its departure, wherein was seen Mussolini with his face bandaged from a wound at the hands of a would-be assassin, and of Its flight via France, England, Norway and Russia, to Kings Bay, Spitsbergen. When the plane left Spitzbergen seals were seen for a time, also fish in the ice channels, but at 84 degrees all signs of life disappeared and it was then that fog was encountered so that icicles formed on metal parts of the airship and caused concern on the part of its navigators. Gen. Nobile said he had no fear of not reaching the Pole, but that the outcome of the flight after that was an unknown quantity. The flight to the Pole was but 800 miles, In compari son with the 1,200 miles from the Pole to Alaska. Wanted Norge Shot. On their arrival in Alaska, he said, one Eskimo lad shouted to his father: ‘Take your gun and shoot it; it is a fly ing seal”; others averred it must be a winged elephant, while some of the old men of the tribe decided it could only be the devil himself. He told of the search along the Alaska coast for a landing place until the descent at Tel ler; after the 8,600-mile total journey from Rome across the top of the earth. Gen. Nobile read many passages from his log, reciting conditions en countered and the events of the flight. Practically exhausted after their 46 hours in the air from Kings Bay to Teller, the first thought of everybody upon their arrival was for sleep. DISHPAN ORCHESTRA PLAYS AT CARNIVAL A dishpan orchestra and an im personation of Hi-Boy, the giraffe, were the features of the Southeast Community Center carnival staged last night at the Hine Junior High School by civic and social organiza tions of that section. Vaudeville, prize waltz, country store, grabbag and fish pond also were included in the entertainment. The appearance of Hi-Boy, por trayed by Gilbert White and Virgil Boyd, caused considerable mirth to the 1,000 Southeast citizens who jam med the school building. The kitchen band, which played selections on an assortment of culinary utensils, was composed of members of the Degree of Pocahontas, Improved Order of Red Men. The prize waltz, in which 10 couple competed, was won by Miss Lena Dyer and Morris Gurvitz in a graceful exhibition. The Orange and Gray Melody Boys furnished music for dancing in the school gymnasium. A miniature hos pital in charge of Dr. Joseph D. Rog ers of Casualty Hospital attracted much attention. Friendship House and Southeast Library contributed in teresting exhibits in charge of Miss Lydia Burklin and Miss Frances Os borne. respectively. The carnival will be repeated to night. barbaric rhythm, especially brought out in the piano accompaniment, that was most alluring. He also played Enrique’s "Secreto Eterno.” Senor Alvarado has unquestionably the knack of interpreting the Latin music, and although yesterday was a bad day for stringed instruments, many of his tones were rounded and mellow. The only singer on the program was Ethel Gawler, Washington so prano, whose voice was in unusually j fine condition, with warm, ringing' tones, and her usual artistry of inter pretation and charming personality helped to make the two groups of songs among the most enjoyable num bers on the entire program. She was admirably assisted at the piano by Miss Lucy Brickenstein. Mrs. Gaw ler, though a North American, has captured the elusive, slurring grace of ! the Latin songs, and she sang all her numbers well. They included a group of Cuban songs by de Fuentes. Soler and an arrangement by La Forge, and Mexican folk songs arranged by Kllenyi and La Forge. Frances Gutelius, the second pian ist on the program, is another Wash ingtonian. She showed fine technique and musicianship in her playing of the first movement of Athos Palma's "Sonata in C Sharp Minor.” H. F. Hotel Inn 9th St. N.VV. r Daily, SI.OO, $1.50, $2.00 f7 room*. *6 weekly: 910.50 rooms, *8: with toilet, shower and lavatory. 910; S In room. 50% more. Booma ilka Mother s. THE EVENING STAB, WASHINGTON, D. <?., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 27, 1926. THE THRILL THAT COMES ONCE IN A LIFETIME. —By WEBSTER. the first timf you used PERFUME" (vanilla ekti2act> J ON YOUR HANDKERCHIEF Gctp* / I Coy. 101 S (N. Y. Wudd) INw Pub. Ca. k / lOaOOO SHOPMEN GET WAGE BOOST Eleven Western Railroads Grant Increases Totaling $3,000,000 Yearly. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, November 27—Wage In creases estimated at $3,000,000 annu ally on 11 Western railroads operating out of Chichgo, affecting about 100,000 shopmen, have been granted by the roads, it was disclosed yesterday. The advance ranges from 1 to 8 cents an hour, in most cases 2 cents an hour. The roads involved are the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe; Chicago, Bur lington and Quincy; Chicago and East ern Illinois, Fort Worth and Denver, Union Pacific, Wabash, Illinois Cen tral, Great Northern, Missouri Pa cific, and Chicago and Alton. On most roads the increase is effec tive this month or on December 1. The Missouri Pacific increase-, al though not announced, was effective August 1 last and the Santa Fe No vember 1. Other Negotiations. The advances were negotiated with the local associations of shopmen. The Chicago and Northwestern Rail way is negotiating with the federated shop crafts, but has not reached any agreement. The federated shop crafts are recognized also on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway, but have not been on many of the roads since the strike of 1922. Officials of the Rock Island lines said the increases had gone Into ef j feet on that road September 15, and ! had added 2 cents an hour to the metal workers’ wage, making the standard 74 cents on that road and 66 cents for woodworkers. On roads which increased the wages subse quently the standard is higher. The Union Pacific increase, like that on the Illinois Central, is effec tive December 1. The Santa Fe increase was 2 cents an hour, affecting about 15,000 men. The Great Northern Increase was only 1 cent an hour for men already receiving 78 cents and over, but 2 cents for those receiving less. The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy increased shop wages generally 1 cent. Its subsidiary, the Fort Worth and Denver, where the basis was lower, increased 2 cents. Eastern Rates Raised. The Wabash increased wages 2Mi cents an hour, making the metal me chanics' rate 76 cents. The Union Pacific raised its men 2 cents an hour, making the metal me chanics' rate 76 cents and the car men's 68 cents The Illinois Central Increase is 2 cents an hour, and the Burlington, with a 1 cent Increase, brought the metal trades’ rate up to 7f> cents an hour. The New York Central and the Bai tlmore and Ohio, in the East, have Its rcil Open an account and »ave regularly in the Columbia Permanent Building Association 733 12th St. N.W. Pays 5% Interest Compounded semi-annually MEI-YIN C. H A ZEN. President. FLOYD E. DAVIS. Treasurer. mad© similar Increases, Involving large numbers of employes. The New York Central, which pays pro rata for overtime, raised the metal trades’ wages to a standard rate of 76 cents an hour. The Baltimore and Ohio made the rate 75 cents an hour, but pays time and a half for overtime. While the increase was negotiated through the local association of shop men, It was said by railroad officials that the raise was “voluntary” and not forced by shopmen's demands. The last major increase of raises on most of the roads concerned was after the shopmen’s strike of 1922. The major railway systems have added increases since that time, it was said, but yesterday’s was the largest since 1922. OWN YOUR OWN APARTMENT HOME hilltop jWattor 3500 Fourteenth Street The Entire Block—Oak Street to Otis Place A 100% Co-Operative Apar* it Building SOMETtL to REMEMBER If you have been one of the large army of rent payers buying rent receipts each month with no place to really call home, remember that when you own your own apartment home in Hilltop Manor your monthly pay ments, which are less than rent, increase your equity in a home of your own. Besides this you have the'advantages and comforts of Apartment Hotel Service. Three high-speed eleva- * tors, telephone switchboard and lobby office give 24- hour service. There are three beautiful tile-floored roof gardens on the sixth floor overlooking the Northwest Park Section. A large public dining salon located on the ground floor serves the convenience of tenant-owners. The richly furnished lobby with its lounges gives a dis tinctive touch to one’s place of residence. A courteous staff of attendants, under the supervision of a Resident Manager, renders excellent service at all times. There are 214 apartment homes with thirty types from which to choose, ranging from two rooms and bath to six rooms and two baths, many with porches. Open for inspection every day and evening, including Sunday. Edmund J. Flynn Authority on Co-operative Apartments Representing CA FRITZ Owners and Builders of Communities ACTRESS’ AWARD UPHELD. Verdict of $60,682 for Jewel Car men Sustained in Appeal. NEW YORK, November 27 UP). — Verdict of $60,682, awarded Jewel Carmen, motion picture actress, against the Fox Film Corporation, was affirmed yesterday by the appellate division of the Supreme Court. Fox Films in its appeal alleged that the judge "committed grave error” in making “prejudicial remarks” before the jury that made the award. The actress claimed the film company by "malicious Interference” prevented her from fulfilling a contract. SMITH NOT GUILTY IN MURDER TRIAL But Defendant in Stella Maris Case Gets Year for Carrying Arms. By the Associated Press. MAIDSTONE, England, November 27 —Alphonse F. A. Smith today was found not guilty of murder or man slaughter In connection with the shooting of his friend, John Thomas Derham. He was sentenced, however, to 1- months at hard labor for carrying firearms with intent to endanger life. Justice Avery, addressing the Jury which heard Smith swear that the shooting of Derham on August 12 In the Smith villa, Stella Maris, was accidental, said: “There Is no motive more likely to cause man or woman to desire to do injury than jealousy.” The prosecution had based Its case i on the theory that Smith shot Der ham in a fit of jealous rage over the latter’s attentions to Mrs. Smith. Pointing out that Mrs. Smith had not been called as a witness, the judge asked: “Is it conceivable that, if she could support or corroborate the story which Smith has told you, she would not have been called as a witness for the defense?” Referring to the "unwritten law,’ the judge said that this was “merely a name for no law at all * * * re verting us to the state of barbarism.’ (The prosecutor at the opening of the trial declared there was no “unwritten law” in England. Dealing with Smith’s plea that he had intended to commit suicide and that Derham was accidentally shot during the struggle, the Judge cited a law reading: "If a man pulls the trigger of a revolver with intent to kill himself * • * and accidentally kills some one else, he Is guilty of murder.” MRS. RAY BREZ DIES. Widow of Colman Brez Is Buried in Ohev Sholom Cemetery. Mrs. Ray Brez, 65 years old, died at her residence, in the Ashley Apart ments, Wednesday. She was the widow of Colman Brez. They were married in Hamburg, Germany. Mrs. Brez had been a resident of Washing ton for the past 35 years and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her husband was employed for many years as a designer and builder of delicate instruments by the De partment of Agriculture. He was killed in an accident IS years ago. Funeral services were conducted at the residence yesterday afternoon. Interment was in the Ohev Sholom Congregation Cemetery. Mrs. Brez is survived by a son, Selig C. Brez, and five daughters, Mrs. Arthur Ab bott, Mrs. George Stein of Miami, Fla.; Mrs. Milton Diamond, Miss Flor ence Brez and Mrs. Adlal Mann. Emperor Slightly Better. TOKIO, November 27 OP).—The Im perial Japanese household stated to day that the condition of the Emperor, whose long illness has been acute for he past 15 days, was improved slight v and his temperature was reported lower. Santa Claus Toys Made Chiefly East Os the Mississippi By the Associated Pres*. Santa Claus' toy factories In the United States are situated chiefly east of the Mississippi River. Os 361 toy factories In operation at the end of 1925 the Census Bu reau reported today, 106 were In New York, 47 in Ohio, 34 in Penn sylvania and 25 in both Illinois and Massachusetts, while in the West California was represented by 14 factories and Kansas 8. The value of the industry's products for the last biennial census period was $53,102,642. DUELL PERJURY ACTION DROPPED IN NEW YORK Former Head of Movie Concern Escapes New Trial as Gish Suit Charges Are Withdrawn. By the Associated Pres*. NEW YORK, November 27.—Fed eral indictment charging perjury against Charles H. Duell, former president of Inspiration Pictures, in connection with a suit brought against Lillian Olsh, motion picture actress, was nolle prossed yesterday. The order nullifying the indictment was issued in the office of the United States attorney on the ground that trial of Duell last May had resulted in a Jury disagreement and that no additional evidence could be presented at a new trial. Duell sued Miss Gish to enjoin her from making motion pictures for any one but himself. Judge Mark threw the case out of court, declaring that perjury had been committed, and Duell was indicted. During the Gish trial, Duell said he and the actress had been engaged, but she denied this. Duell is the son of the late Charles H. Duell of the United States Court of Appeals. WHEELER HITS RITCHIE. Wayne B. Wheeler, general counsel of the Anti-Saloon League, holds that lepeal of the eighteenth amendment would be necessary before. Gov. Ritchie of Maryland could put into effect his proposal advanced yesterday in an address at Chicago for local op tion and State determination of pro hibition. Wheeler, in a statement, charged the Maryland governor with failing to uphold the prohibition law in Mary land. m 18th at.—Main TlOl Luncheon Dinner 12 to 2 6 to 9 55c $1.50 Music Dancing Jfo Ooeer Chora* at Luncheon or Dinner, Right Club mt IOiSO Cull “Chris” ■ . ..... »■■■■■ r ■■■ ■■ ~ €mts 5112 Conn. Ave. 100% CO-OPERATIVE APARTMENT We Challenge Comparison —of these apartment homes with any other in the city. 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Delegates to the National Panhel lenlc Association, composed of repre sentatives of women's professional fraternities, discussed this morning the co-ordination of home and pro fessional Interest, prior to a business meeting which will close the meeting formally this afternoon. The discussion brought out the point that it is possible for a woman not only to supervise her home prop erly, but carry on a professional career as well, provided she system atizes her activities and manitains a rational viewpoint. Mrs. Ethel Puffer Howes of Smith College led the discussion which was participated in informally by many of the delegates. Mary Stewart out lined the research program of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women, and Mrs. told of the beginning of an Interna tlonal study of the professional status of women, Grace Abbott leading a discussion on the subject. A report of the work of the Ameri can Nurse Association was tendered by Miss Clara D. Noyes, in charge of nursing service of the American Red Cross. Blanche Pfefferkorn, e* ecutive secretary of the National League of Nursing Education, told of the work of the league. The business meeting this after noon will include the adoption of a program of future activities and the election of officers. After adjourn ment, the delegates will drive about the city and hold an informal dinner at the Little Tea House. For kicking a puppy so hard that it died. William Manson of Hull, Eng land, has been sentenced to three months’ hard labor. Tilden Hall 3915 Connect ion t Avenue Two-room suite, unturnished, $40.00 monthly Under the management of Maddux, Marshal'. Moss it Mallory, fnr.