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HUNDREDS ATTEND P.-T.A. MEETING Largest Session in History of Southeast Washington Held at Eastern High. The largest Parent -Teacher Associa tion meeting in the history of South east Washington was held last night, in the Eastern High School auditorium. More than a thousand school officials, teachers, prominent citizens, parents and pupils were present. Th<* teachers and parents gathered in their school groups and the sections were designated by banners end school flags. The schools represented were Brent- ( Dent Bryan. Buchanan. Congress j Heights, Cranch-Tyler. Ketcham-Van j Buren, Lenox-French. Randall High lands-Orr, Stanton, Van Ness and Wal lach-Towers. Mrs. W. H. Harvey Presides. Mrs. W. H. Harvey presided After the whole gathering stood and sang the first, and last stanzas of 'America," Mrs. F. H. Rogers was introduced and pre sented the guests of honor. The guests included: Dr. Frank W. Ballou, superintendent of schools in the , District ; Miss Jessie La Salle, assistant: to the superintendent: R. L. Haycock, assistant superintendent; Mrs. Giles Scott Rafter, president of the District Congress of Parents and Teachers; Miss Sibvl Baker. Mrs. Allen Davis, D. A. Ed wards. W. G. Gaff. J. L. Gammell. A. G. Herrmann, Miss M. R. McCauslen. I Miss S. A. Tichener and Dr. J. B. Payne j Dr. Ballou made a short address, in which he said he was glad to be a part of the machinery that turns out the fu ture citizens of the United States. He reviewed the progress made by the pub lic schools in the last half century and i added that the organizing of graded schools to place the students as they are fitted mentally, and to enable them to progress accordingly, was one of the great steps in advanced education. Mias La Salle Urge* Co-operation. In closing, Dr. Ballou paid high tribute to his aides in the public school system and said that the success of his administration hinged on their untiring efforts. Miss H. V. Harper sang several se lections. She was accompanied on the piano by Miss Marjorie Firor. Miss Jessie La Salle, assistant super intendent of schools, gave a short talk, in which she urged the co-operation of the parents with the teachers. A roll call was taken to determine the association having the largest per centage of members and the Van Ness School, with 45 per cent of its enroll ment present, won the $5 gold prize. The meeting closed with a brief talk by Mrs. Giles Scott Rafter. MRS. DAVIS IS AMONG 17 GIVEN NURSES’ VEIL Gen. Ireland and Miss Boardman Award Honors to Gray Ladies of Red Cross Volunteer Service. Mrs. James J. Davis, wife.of the Sec retary of Labor, was one of 17 members of a nurses’ training class to receive the veil of the Gray Ladies of the Red Cross Volunteer Service at Walter Reed Hos pital yesterday. Maj. Gen. Merritte W. Ireland, United States Army, awarded the veils, while Miss Mabel T. Boardman, chair man of the volunteer service of the American Red Cross, presented the serv ice pins. The five Davis children at tended the ceremony. Princess Elizabeth de Ligne and Princess Antoinette de Ligne, daughters 3f the Belgian Ambassador, and Princess de Ligne are other members of the class of Gray Ladies which will be graduated April 23. The probationers also include Mrs. J. Blaise de Sibour. Mrs. Robert Bates, Mrs. G. A. W. Bell. jr„ Mrs. Roy L. Bodlne, Miss Helen Clifford, Mrs. George Dunn, Mrs. John Hudgins, Miss Mary Louise Johnson, Mrs. Blaine Malian, Miss Francesca McKenney, Mrs. E. O. Robinson, Miss Victoria Tytus, Mrs. Robert Clement Watson and Miss Caro lyn Dodge Willcox. The candidates for the veils were pre sented by Miss Margaret Lover, field di rector of Red Cross work at Walter Reed and head of the Gray Ladies. A pro cession preceded the bestowal of the veils. An address wa.s made to the candi dates by Maj. Julia Stimson, head of the Army Nurses’ Corps Mrs. Theodore W. Richards, secretary ! of the District Chapter American Red Cross, and Mrs. Harry C. Barnes, direc tor of the Roll Call. District Chapter, ! represented the chapter. - SEVEN STUDENTS QUALIFY TO HANDLE OWN MONEY Wealthy Young Women to Receive Diplomas From College Con ducted by Babson Be the Associated Preu. BABSON PARK, Fla . March 28 * Seven young women of more than the I v Jsual means were to receive their j diplomas tonight from Webber College. * An institution where wealthy grads are £ gchooled in the art of handling their ’ pwn money. The college is conducted jaeh Winter under the direction of % Roger Babson, the economist. This year’s graduates are; Miss Bessie J. Bettridge. Toledo. Ohio; Miss Clara Boardman, Boston. Mass.: Miss Lotta Copley, Ann Arbor,! Mich.: Miss Helen Manley, Brattleboro. j Vt; Miss Ruth Swift. Boston, Mass.: J Mias Norma Wiess. Davenport. lowa,! and Miss Helen L. Walker, Boston, Mass. V . TROLLEY THIEF IS FREED.' Officials Decline to Prosecute Youth Who Took Street Car. ST. LOUIS. March 28 OP).—Au thorities announced today that there would be no prosecution of Stuart Over lin, 20-year-old meat cutter, who "bor rowed" a street car to go home early j yesterday because he became tired of! waiting for an owl car. He drove the i street car two miles before he was ; overtaken and arrested by police. Officials of the street car company ' declined to prosecute the ycuth, taking I the position there was nothing ‘’vicious’’ in his act and that no one was in jured and no damage done. He was released. DUKE OFF*TO JAPAN. King George's Third Son Expected to Give Honor to Emperor. LONDON, March 28 OP).—’The Duke of Gloucester, third son of King George, left for Japan today to present the Order of the Garter to the Japanese Emperor in behalf of King George. The Prince of Wales and Prince George bade their brother farewell at Victoria Station, where were gathered the Japanese Ambassador, represent atives of the foreign office and the Japan Society. The duke was accompanied by the JEarl of Tirlie, Rear Admiral Herbert afcleade. Maj. Gen. Sir Hugh Elies, Capt. Howard Kerr and Hijgb Lloyd Thomas. Nine Sailors Face Charges of Selling Rum on Transport Members of Crew Openly Flaunted Dry Laws, Captain Says. By the Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO. March 28.—Nine sailors of the transport St. Mihlel’s crew, who, United States authorities claim, not only had their pockets full of rye, but sold the illicit liquor openly to soldiers aboard the ship, face charges of possession, transportation and sale of liquor. The nine are to be arraigned tomorrow. Capt. Van L. Prattner, who com manded the St. Mihiel on her voyage from New York to San Francisco, said I yesterdav that prohibition fell over- I board before the vessel was two days out. Th* ship chared New York March 8. he said, and 24 hours later the con dition of many soldiers aboard the transport made it evident that the pro hibition law was not being strictly observed. A search disclosed that more than 100 bottles of illicit liquor had been sold. TRAFFIC VIOLATORS MAY POST FORFEIT AT POLICE STATIONS (Continued From First Page.) ! ! they be referred to him. This request j also was granted. Back to turn in street, $2. j Carrying two persons on motor cycle , not equiped with tandem. $5 | Coasting with gears unmeshed, $2. j Cutting corner, $5. | Disobeying official sign $3. , Disobeying directions given by traffic officer. $5. , Disobeying directions displayed by sig- j nal device, $5. . , . j Driving through unoccupied safety j zone. $3. , . ! Driving through occupied safety zone, Driving wrong way around circle, $3. Driving over sidewalk, $3. Driving across fire hose, $lO. Driving through funeral procession, $5. Failing to be in position for emer gency control, $5. Driving slow moving ’’ehlcles abreast, $3. Riding with cut out open. $2. Emerging from alley without stop ping at sidewalk. $5. Emitting unnecessary and excessive smoke, $2. . Failing to give right of way to pedes trians at crosswalk, $5. Failing to give right of way to police, fire and emergency vehicles, $lO. Failing to give right of way to vehicles approaching from right. $5. Failing to give right of way to through traffic, $5. Failing to exhibit driver's permit. $2. Failing to exhibit registration certifi cate. $2. Failing to turn In dead tags, $5. Must Signal Course. Falling to give warning signal of In tention to change course or stop, $3. Failing to provide muffler. $2. Falling to equip vehicle with suitable sounding signal device, $2. Failing to have identification tag* conspicuously displayed, $2. Failing to equip vehicle with head lamps producing ample driving light. $2. Failing to keep headlamps lighted as required. $2. Failing to have rear license tag Il luminated, $2. Failing to show red light on rear of vehicles. $2. _ Interfering with moving traffic when drawing out from curb, $5. Loaning operator’s permit, $25. Loaning license tags, $lO. Obtaining Identification tags by mis representation. sls. Obtaining operator’s permit by mis representation, $26. Operating vehicle on dead or bor rowed tags, $lO. „ Operating vehicle without District of Columbia tags or those of a recognized State, $5. Operating vehicle with Improper brakes: Where one brake Is faulty, $10; where both brakes are faulty, $25. Operating vehicle In unsafe mechani cal condition, $lO. Operating vehicle with view ob structed. $5. Passing approaching vehicle on left, $lO. Passing overtaken vehicle on right side, $5. .... Passing s’reet car which has stopped to receive or discharge passengers, $lO. Passing overtaken vehicle at street intersections. $5. Passing or approaching within pro hibited distance of fire apparatus. $lO. Permitting a third person to ride In vehicle operated by student driver, $2. Overtime Parking Costs Vary. Parking overtime, $2. Parking more than 18 consecutive hours. $5. Parking vehicle with left side to curb (except on one-way street), $3. Parking in front of entrance to pub lic buildings, etc., $3. Parking in front of school during restricted hours, S 3 Parking within 25 feet of stop sign, $3. Parking between loading platform and curb where restricted, $5. Parking within 10 feet of fire hy drant, $5. Parking within 5 feet of animal drinking fountain, $3. Parking parallel aligned more than 5 feet or less than 3 feet from other other vehicles, $3. Parking more than 6 Inches from curb, $2. Parking so as to obstruct traffic, $3. Parking so as to obstruct cross-walks, $3. Parking abreast, $5. Parking within 20 feet of street inter i section. $3. Parking so as to reduce open road : width to less than 11 feet. $3. Parking on restricted street or area, I $3. i Parking on sidewalk, $3. I Permitting engine to run unattended, S 3 Using muffler cut-out, $2. Using unnecessarily loud and discord ant alarm device, $2. Advertising Use Restricted. Usuing vehicle principally for adver tising. $5. Using glaring or dazzling lights, $5. Using spotlight, $3. Using signaling device for purpose i other than traffic warning. $3. ; Violating solid tire regulations, $5. j Violating maximum weight regula | tions. $lO. I Violating one-way traffic, $3. | Violating bridge weight regulations, $lO. Demomtration Against Beauty. BUDAPEST, March 28 (A*).—lnfor mation comes to the Jewish Telegraph Agency that there has been anti- Semitic agitation against Miss Elizabeth Simon, beauty chosen to represent Eu rope at a Galveston pageant. There has been a demonstration outside her house. Theaters in the city of Kes neteky have discontinued news reels de picting her. Doheny Estate Tax to Be High. LOS ANGELES, March 28 GP).— Be tween $1,000,000 and $1,500,000 will be paid to the State of California In In heritance taxes on the estate of the late Edward L. Doheny, jr.. It was esti mated here yesterday by Edwin P. Wer ner, chief counsel of the State's inherit ance tax buretp. The estate, still in process of is valued at be tween $12,500,006 and $15,000,000. THE EVEXiyo STAR. WASHINGTON, n. C. THURSDAY, MARCH 28. W 29. OPPOSE PROPOSED SITE FOR ABATTOIR Georgetown Citizens Protest Erection in Arlington County. A resolution protesting the erection of the abattoir proposed in Arlington County was adopted by the Progressive i Citizens’ Association of Georgetown at a meeting last night in the Curtis I School. Objectionable odors coming ! from fertilizer plants along the Poto- Jmac River front was also condemned | by the association. j Wisconsin avenue from Mto R street j would be greatly improved as a busi- I ness street and the present loss of business to merchants along that street would b? considerably lessened if the thoroughfare wore widened. Maj. Carey H. Brown of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission told the as i sociation. Prediction that Prospect avenue would be converted into an arterial highway, connecting the pro posed Rock Creek-Potomac parkway with the Conduit road, was also made by Maj. Brown, who was the principal speaker of the evening. Maj. Brown told the association also that the Government had completed ! its purchase of the Foundry Branch I Valley lands between Foxhill Village I and the Georgetown University prop ; erties so that the new Foundry Branch parkway now will extend from Wesley j Heights to the old Chesapeake & Ohio | Canal. He said that Georgetown Uni versity recently had purchased a tract ' of land bordering on the valley so that j the university's development rather than residential subdivisions will dnm- I inate the east palisade of the valley • park. ! Mrs. James M. Doran, Mrs. M. B. Brush and Miss Isabella Furlong wpre | admitted as new members. Miss Mary j E. Lazenby presided. Portland, Oreg.. churches include a Swedish Baptist Temple. f\ SidtSlWest ) &/ (INCORPORATED) V jt* J ' 14th and G Streets N.W. N —rrT’ l ! j GRAY Has Been in Style Since Style Began Tailored by Messrs. Stein-Bloch SOME men tell us that they wear nothing but gray suits. They always “look right.” That’s because gray is a neutral shade that blends with any accessories. For Easter select a gray suit from our complete stock, hand-tailored by Messrs. Stein § Bloch, internationally renowned. SPRING SUITS | Tailored by Messrs. Stein-Block ( A STARTING AT f s so i f ’ T>W" ■^ | Y/ E c GOTT, ; J 'CHANGE IN AMENDMENT ; HEARING SYSTEM URGED l Consideration at Beginning Is Suggested to Zoning Commission. I Because of their importance to the i city as a whole, proposed amendments to the District zoning code should be i considered at the beginning, rather i than at the close, of hearings before j the Zoning Commission, in order to ! get full public consideration of such M For Impaired Vision f j N m ; 1 —Consul! an Eye Physician ;j ] ! . • p, Os the 24 million school | i : children in the United States statistics show pi that over 25 % have im paired vision. |bj g§ ‘ u J BiSi 1 WE MAKE THEM^ Jj i. EDMONDS :j •=> O PTI C I AN-=» 915 Fifleetvth Slreel 1 I WA<2 MI N GTON E.tlbli.hed 1899 proposals, Rufus S. Lusk, secretary of the Operative Builders’ Association, contended today in a letter to Maj. Donald A. Davidson, executive officer of the Zoning Commission. Mr. Lusk pointed out that at the close of a long hearing lasting most of the day and devoted first to individual zon ing petitions but a handful of persons usually remained for consideration of proposed changes In the zoning code. Generally speaking, these amendments are the most Important changes to be | considered at any hearing, Mr. Lusk | declared, in urging that such changes ': be placed first on the list, of petitions at hearings. Under the present system, he declared, "everybody would be worn out and would leave before the amendment would come up for consideration.” i An English vicar, Rev. C. G. Lang ton. Is an expert worker in hand-beaten gold and silver and makes objects of rare beauty In both metals in his Lon don home. i i , " ~ ■ —^ j —won’t seem so big if you pay in easy |, monthly installments !j The lump-sum expense which taxes impose need cause you no worry, even though you may not have the necessary funds to meet your assessments. Morris Plan was established to give helpful financial assistance in just such emergencies. You can arrange through the Morris Plan for a loan under terms that will enable you to pay your taxes just the same as you now pay your rent. Yon can thus cancel your tax indebtedness through a convenient process of monthly payments. When you obtain a loan for the purpose of paying your taxes or for any other reason you will have an satire year for repayment. Loans may be made from The Morris Plan Bank with character and earning power as the principal basis for credit extension. I MORRIS PLAN BANK Under Supervision U. S. Treasury H St. N.W. j ■————■■ Your Charge Account Solicited I Golden Opportunities for Saving on the Childrens Easter Apparel HARRYKAUIFMAN I FOOTWEAR 1316*1326 Seventh StttW j For Boy and Girls Unlimited Parking Space Near Kaufman’s • § Q C | t The Store for Thrifty People j X Girls’ Easter Dresses of b , T a a e ; [Jw T' ££ ■ O 1 metal and pat- HHr Crepe, lat feta & Checks a e nt leathers; w c . ~ . .. ca . ~ SjR fancy one-strap and Oxford ties; : Sizes 7to 14 years—ruffles, plaits JTsSoi ftl/ . , > I and bows for trimmings—lons: or QC CftV a— ■' ———— ; short sleeves, new neck lines: blues, TvJytJ / /•/ \ me* t i • M greens, reds and tans. M 1/ MlSteS’ and GIHS Printed Rayon, Broadcloth FOOTWEAR and French Batiste Dresses a£ Circular, Eton, Rertha collar and Cfw \ v fait iJ ! shawl collar models; ribbon and J iIK r<? Pair lace trimmed; with and without ! sleeves. Beautiful colorings. £izes 7to 14 years. Fancy strap and buckle effects, : | _ also Oxfords; tan, black; gun | IL Girls’ Easter Coats !§|| , 3.95 *5.95 *7.95 Easter Oxfords I Tweeds, Mixtures and Plain 95 * i TIT Clever contrast color trimmed, others with x an pr llf fancy buttons or fur collars. Cape collar or scarf A c 3*17! 1/ J collar models, with belts; all light Spring shades, leather Li 1 as well as the darker tones. Sizes 7to 14 vears. * . .. .*° les In A . and rubber heels. Sizes 12 to 6. i ! Kaufman *—Second Floor. Kaufman s—First Floor Tots’ $3 Easter The Better Dressed Boys Will Wear * f oa t s Blue Suits for Easter si- 98 S' ’8.95 j embroidered and these suits come with two pairs ot short pantsf f/A stitched collars; or , one pair long and short pants—brand new YL I ClvJ 1 shirred front and Spring models, of fine grade all-wool materials. /)/ 1 \ back; sizes 1, 2 and Fully lined. Sizes 7to 17 years. ■. 7 j/ft * A \ Other. «t $2.4 a 5 S and $3.95 $7.95 Fotir-Pc. StlitS l Jvlk % ul Kaufman’s—Sotond Floor v * v * \ >, \ (£\ * rVL! *" g■ ■■■"■■ « p i Os Tan, Cray and Brown Mixtures ri ; th rOT the tSdby With two pairs of pants, fully jtpt fk JszJa -Mi. l uj Pink and Blue Crepe lined; sizes 7 to 16 years-xvell UK W de Chine Coats, 1, 2 and 4*o OQ tailored, perfect fitting models for ; ; 3 years dress or school wear. , Handmade Philippine Cl ilk Dr SL«ot-i.iii.. iKipiin".ni $1 Shirts and Blouses 1 '\ / SillC: plnk ’ blue and $1 Os broadcloth and fancy material?; W mi ’ hmim' all last colors; shirts in collar-at- "|| SB Du plSTh'“.;d blu e T : 95c . ?t h«d style, ,214 to 14-blouses m /ifc Jap Silk Moccasins, pink and blue; sizes Bto 16 >ears. nrtt floor embroidered designs— aasnegsaßseaegsaaeagg:.". 1 : -r; ;, 39c, 79c and 89c pi *i j y oP? O O 1 Kaufman’a Floor T Children S DDC O L SUC OOCRS Tots’ Easter Hats Three-quarter, seven-eighths and whoopee styles . Efor the smaller children. Rayon, rayon-plaited and lisle, QP* tf* OQ in plain colors, with contrast tops, stripes, checks and I I%} rilaids. All shades and perfect quality. Boys’ 50c Golf Hose Misses’ 79c Rayon & Silk Hose Seven-eighth length, smart jacouaid Made with fashioned back and foot; allPom I -• igns In bright colorings, sizes oe. peifect quality; sizes Bto #"s; AQ~ styles-_ noke ??. »o>i Perfect quality Spr)nl shad « s an(l whlte the face an<i oth. Children’s 29c Rayon Socks Boys’ & Girls’ 50c Hose trimmed.*' R bUm Rayon plated, in fancy striped effects. Seven-eighth length: fancy jaedtiard others with Richelieu tops, in all |Q_ designs, with turn-over cuffs; oe_ Kaufman's j, wanted plain nolors ***'“ beautiful colorings 45DC Second Floor II ’ Kaufman’s—First Floor Your Charge Account Solicited [ PLAN TRIP TO BERLIN. Plans arc under way for a number of members of the Washington Adver tising Club to attend the International Advertising Association Convention in Berlin In August. Some of the members are expected to make the trip on the steamship Berlin, which sails from Philadelphia July 4. in company with members of the Poor Richard Club, the advertising organization of Philadel phia. Among those who have already def initely decided to go are Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Cobb. Dr. Sarah H. Huddleaon and Miss Hallie Jenkins.