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, JUT BY AUTOS Washington Men Are Fatally Hurt on Maryland High ways. By a Staff Correspondent of The Star. LAUREL. Md.. April I.—Two Wash ington men were killed and one seriously Injured In two fatal Easter Sunday accidents on nearby Maryland high ways yesterday. ‘ The dead are Henry Long, 31, 520 Merton street, and Arthur Foster, col ored, 33, 1304 Seventh street. William Conley, colored, also of the Seventh street address, is In a serious conditon to University Hospital, Baltimore. Auto Runs Off Road. Long was killed near Halls Station when the car In which he was riding ran off the road and struck a tree In an effort to avoid hitting two others. He was catapulted from the machine and killed instantly. Dr. James F. Boyd of Forestville pronounced him dead and Justice of Peace Thomas D. Griffith, also or Forestville, held an inquest at the scene of the accident. At the conclusion of the inquest, Hudson Long, nephew of the dead man, and residing at the same address, was held for the action of the grand jury which, being now in session, will act as a coroner’s jury in the case. Long is at liberty under bond of $250- Four others were placed under SIOO bond each by Griffith as State’s wit nesses. They are James Long, another nephew, and John Hicks of Washing ton, other occupants of the car, and Theodore Carter of Washington and Joseph Robinson of Leeland, occupants of another machine, who saw’ the acci dent. Dead Man's Curve Accident. Foster was killed when a high-pow ered touring car in which he was one of six passengers, ran off the Washing ton-Ealtimore pike at dead man's curve and overturned. Conley, the driver of the car, sustained fractured legs, arms and jaw. He is under guard at Uni versity Hospital and will be arrested if he recovers. Two other colored men who were slightly injured in the acci dent are in the Ellicott City Jail ,as State witnesses. The others escaped before Corp. J. B. Deutsch and Pvt. W. R. May of the Maryland State police could reach the scene. The officers were told the wrecked car was traveling at a high rate of speed. MERCHANT IS INJURED.. Theodore Lenovitz Struck by Auto Near Rockville. ROCKVILLE. Md., April 1 (Special). —After being in a coma for 12 hours as a result of being struck by an auto mobile in front of his store on the Rockville pike at Halpine yesterday Theodore H. Lenovitz regained con sciousness in the Montgomery County General Hospital at Sandy Spring this morning. An X-ray failed to disclose any frac tured bones, and it was said that he was thought not to be seriously In jured. Lenovitz was struck by an automobile operated by Edward Rogers of Hagers.- town. Rogers explained that he did not see him until it was too late to check his machine. No charge was preferred j against Rogers. EIGHT INJURED IN COLLISION. Virginia Residents’ ' Autos Crash on Martinsburg State Highway. MARTINSBURG. W. Va., April 1 (Special;.—Eight persons, in two auto mobiles, driven by J. B. Tucker of Rugby, Va„ and Wiliam Litten of New Market, Va., were injured when their automobiles collided on the State road north of here. The injured were brought here for treatment. No arrests were made. TWO GIRLS HURT IN CRASH. CUMBERLAND, Md.. April 1 (Spe cial i.—Misses Mildred and Sarah Bohrer, daughters of H. W. Bohrer, Baltimore Turnpike, were injured when the automobile driven by their father was in collision with a machine operated by fid ward Porter of Kenilworth, 111. jPorter and four other young men were en route home from Washington. Both machines were wrecked. The two young women were treated at Allegany Hos pital. Both drivers were cited to appear tiri Peoples Court. pARBOR PATROL BOAT ’ BUILT FOR WASHINGTON Completed by Baltimore Firm, It Will Be Delivered to Police This Week. Special Dispatch to The Star. BALTIMORE. Apri I.l—The Charles A. Evans, a steel harbor patrol boat built for the Metropolitan Police force of Washington, has just been completed by the Spedden Shipbuilding Co. and will be delivered this week after a trial trip. The boat is 55 feet long, 11 feet 9 inches beam and 6 feet 9 Inches in depth. In adition to being fitted for police work, there are Installed pumDS as auxiliary to the Fire Department. Diesel engine of 100 horepower is in stalled. DECRIES SPROUTED OATS. T7. of W. Va. Says Green Cereal of No Value to Poultry. MORGANTOWN, W. Va. ting at naught the theory of a practice already well established in some parts of the country, the College of Agricul ture, University of West Virginia, says its experiments have failed to demon strate any value resulting from sprout ed oats lii the Winter ration for poultry. In addition to questioning the nu tritional value, the college says sprout ed oats, noted for preventing scurvy, cannot be recommended on that score, since poultry apparently Is immune to the disease. MADE GOVERNOR’S AIDE. Calvert L. Estill, Newspaper Man, Named Secretary to State Head. MARTINSBURG, W. Va„ April 1 (Special).—Calvert L. Estill, Charleston correspondent for a number of West Virginia daily newspapers, has been named secretary to Gov. William G. > Conley, who took office March 4, it Is announced. The appointment is effec - today. fill was active in the publicity cam for Gov. Conley. will be associated with Vincent who was named private secretary SVfpe B overnor earlier. fwmberiand Schoolmaster Leaves. ' jStJMBERLAND, Md., April Jl (Spe ci®f. —John E. Rhodes, scoutmaster, at ynldberlaffd, has gone to Roanoke, Va., SfcMrect similar Scout work there. Mr. jHnddes.calift to Cumberland In De- SEnjber, 1926. During his stay here jhntfucleus of two Scout troops has ex- H&iMljJEpiMu with a membership city and county. SVBWB'XIT TrEWS-V TWO MORE VIRGINIA ORATORS Z 1m 1m itm Left: His, Lucy Jehnion es the Besleten Hlfh School end (right) Lloyd Doris the Mirh School. % oi me mjmarß VIRM DISTRICT ORATORS CHOSEN 15-Year-old Boy and 16- Year-Old Girl Win Des ignation. A 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl are announced today as the forensic representatives of their schoola In the Virginia district of The Star's Sixth National Oratorical Contest area. Vir gina will enter upon the interschool phase of the contest next week and school finalists will be announced dally for the next six days. Lloyd Davis, winner of the finals in the Haymarket High School, is the boy of today's pair of orators. He is work ing for speech-making honors with his oration on “The Constitution In the Dailv Life of the Individual.” The son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Davis of Gainesville, Lloyd hopes to become a physician, although he has not yet decided which coilege he hopes to enter. His high school graduation is scheduled for June. 1930, as he now is a member of the junior class at Haymarket. In that school he is active in literary en deavors. while his athletic energy finds outlet on the tennis courts. Represents Bealeton High School. Miss Lucy Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Johnson of Warrenton, is today’s girl orator whose school vic tory is made known. Speaking on “A Citizen: His Privileges and Duties,” Miss Johnson won the right to represent the Bealeton High School in the higher stages of the content. She is ambitious to become a school teach<*r and follow ing her graduation from high school in June she will study for that profession in college. She is secretary of the senior class at Bealeton and she plays basket ball. _ , Both MLss Johnson and young Davis will make their next forensic efforts In the fourth Virginia group meet at War renton Thursday. April 11, at 8 p.m. In that contest they will be competing ' in their own rights against a field in cluding also the representatives of the Warrenton High School, the Calvarton High School, the Remington High School and the Marshall High School. The winner of that meet will go on to the Virginia district finals, to be held April 19 at the Washington-Lee High School. Group Meeting Scheduled. The first Virginia district group meeting will be held one week from to night at Falls Church, with the Falls Church High School, the Washinaton- Lee High School, Oakton High School, Aldie High School and the Villa Maria Academy competing. The second Vir ginia group meet will be held on the night of Tuesday, April 9, at Leesburg, with the following schools’ spokesmen competing: Leesburg High School, Hills boro High School. Round Hill High School. Lincoln High School and the Waterford High School. The third group meet will be held Wednesday night, April 10, at Alexan dria. with the Alexandria High School, Clifton High School, Fairfax High School, George Mason High School, Nokesvllle High School and the Bwavely School competing, while the concluding Virginia group meet will be held Friday, April 12. at Herndon, where the Hem don High School, the Floris Vocational School, the Lee-Jackson High School, the Forestville High School and the Franklin-Sherman High Schools will compete. COUNTY SUPERVISORS BEGIN PUMP SURVEY Arlington Officials Initiate Drive to Remove Gas Tanks Which Obstruct Traffic. By a Staff Correspondent of The Star. ARLINGTON COUNTY COURT HOUSE. Va., April 1. —Acting under the instruction of the Board of County Supervisors, inspectors from the office of C. L. Klnnier, county directing engi neer, today started a survey of the county to determine the location of all gasoline pumps which are close enough to the highway or sidewalk to interfere with either automobile or pedestrian traffic and order their removal. The order came as a result of a re quest by E. R. Kirby to erect two new pumps at his place of business, on Wil son boulevard. The board not only turned down his request, but ordered that his present pump be removed to a point far enough back of the sidewalk to permit the service of cars without obstructing traffic. Announcing that all permits for pumps to be located on the curb will In the future be refused, the board stated that the future of the county depends upon the regulation of this type of business and that careful ex aminations will be made by the county engineer before the board issues any more permits. FAMILY GETS REA ESTATE. Former Pennsy President Leave* Rare Relics to Museum. NORRISTOWN, Pa., April 1 (JP). — The bulk of the estate of Samuel Rea, former president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, who died last week, was left to members of his family. The will, probated today, shows that Mr. Rea left an old English porringer and a chalice of the period of Charles I to the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art. The value of the estate was not given. Plunges Into Icy Tygart on Bet. CUMBERLAND. Md., April 1 (Spe cial).—Frank Kopfle inaugurated the bathing season in the Tygart Valley River, at Elkins, W. Va., plunging in the icy water in a bathing suit on a wager posted by Jennings Randolph, athletic director of Davis and Elkin* College. Ten minutes after the bet was posted Kopfle copped the money by taiUBC the plunge- THE EVENING ? STIH, ? W3SmNGTC»T,f tt" IgONDXY,-' «PKIL’ I, ; 1929.; tei nign otnwi, GAMBLING ROUSE PROBE IS ORDERED Maryland Places Reported Closed During Grand Jury Sessions, a_ BY GEORGE PORTER, Btaff Correspondent of The Star. UPPER MARLBORO, Md., April I. Comment on gambling establishment proprietors, who are reported to close their Institutions during sessions of the grand jury, and warnings to county po lice officers against the acceptance of bribes inaugurated the opening of the April term of the Prince Georges Coun ty .Circuit Court here this morning | with Judge Joseph C. Mattingly pre- j siding. In charging the grand jury, Judge | Mattingly stated that it had been ru- i mored that persons operating alleged gambling institutions in the county were In the habit of ceasing operations during sessions of the grand jury. He stated that It was the duty of the jury to investigate these reports. He also called attention to the severi ty of the charge of bribery, especially in cases of officers charged with en forcing the law. He called attention to the various cases submitted to the grand jury by the State's attorney, J. Frank Parran, and that the duty of the jury was not confined to these cases, but It was its province to investigate all cases of violations of the law with which members of the Jury might be familiar. William T. McPherson, a prominent banker of Aquasco district, was chcsen foreman of the grand Jury. The other grand jurors are Walter W. Distin, J. Frank Rushe, Charles E. Moore, Gus E. Elgin, Carl W. Dwyer, Augustus C. F. Wolfe, Otto J. Myer, Otis B. Dudrow, William G. Colbert, Albert Boswell, Joseph S. Perrie, Charles W. Tragesser, Charles W. Frerie, Andrew A. Mothers head. Carl E. Shafer, Robert F. Wal lace, Griffith S. Oursler, Francis W. Kirkland, Charles S. Evans, James H. Rimmer, George L. Ward, William J. Griffith. The outstanding rases to be tried during the term are those against David A. Rosenfeld. University of Maryland student, charged with manslaughter, and Henry Kreitzer of Bowie, who faces a charge of murder. Declared Driver of Auto. Rosenfeld is accused of being the driver of an automobile which forced Lawrence Webster Bowles, 19-year-old Chlllum farmer, off the Ram's Horn road on November 24. Bowles, who was driving a light delivery truck, was forced off a bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Anacostla River, and submerged beneath the waters 2b minutes. The driver of a milk truck aided a group of university students, said to in clude Rosenfeld, in pulling Bowles from the water. He was revived by the Prince Georges County rescue squad, under the direction of H. L. Leonard, but died a few hours after removal to Sibley Hospital. Byon Slaying Case. Kreitzer was bound over to the grand jury following a coroner’s inquest into the fatal shooting on January 18 of Melvin Ryon, 30-year-old civil engineer of the Bladensburg Suburban and Sani tary Commission. The shooting occurred in Kreitzer's home, where Ryon and three compan ions were visiting. Police have been repeatedly told that Kreitzer was flour ishing the gun in a playful manner, and aimed and fired at Ryon on a dare. Only one shot was fired and the man fell dead. Kreitzer then is said to have put the body in his automobile and drove the machine into a clump of dense woods about a mile from his home. A short time later he was arrested by County Policeman V. M. Nichols and led the officer to the body. Both Kreitzer and Rosenfeld are at liberty under bond. Few Criminal Appeals. The efficient manner in which the county’s Police Court has kept the Circuit Court's docket from being filled with appeal cases. Is. seen from the fact that there are only about 20 criminal appeals docketed to be heard this term as against several hundred during the last term before Police Court was inaugurated. Eight of the appeals are from Police Court and the rest from Justices of peace. Only fire criminal appeal cases have been carried over from last term. State Attorney J. Frank Parran, who will conduct the prosecution, was Satur day in conference with Judge Mattingly and Sheriff Charles S. Early, completing arrangements for the opening of court. It is expected the court will complete Its work in about three weeks. WOMAN, 100 YEARS OLD, IS FOUND DEAD IN BED Mrs. Xate Russell Was Native and Lifelong Resident of Loudoun County. HARPERS FERRY, W, Va., April 1 (Special).—Mrs. Kate Russell, 100, a native and lifelong resident of Loudoun County, Va., was found dead in her bed at the home of her only son, Joseph L. Russell, near here, where she had been making her home. Death was due to natural causes. De spite her age Mrs. Russell retained her physical faculties and until the very end of her life was even able to do fine needlework. Burial was made in Loudoun County Sunday. DEMOCRATS TCH/IEET. CHEVY CHASE. Md., April 1 (Spe cial). —The Montgomery County Dem ocratic Law Enforcement Club will meet and elect officers tonight at the Chevy Chase Library, Chevy Chase, Md., at 7:30 o’clock. The State and national president, Mrs. Jesse W. Nicholson, will preside, rhe principal speaker will be Mrs. Clem ent L. Shaver of Fairmont, W. Va., wife of the fame; national Democratic jebataM» TROUT SEASON OPEN TODAY IN MARYLAND License Is Required for Anglers ! Over 18—Certain Section! i Are Excluded. 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OFFICERS ARE ELECTED AT LEWINSVILLE CHURCH Committees Report Successful Financial Tear at Meeting Yesterday. Special Dlspatcn to The Star. McLEAN, Va.. April I.—The annual business meeting of the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church was held yesterday afternoon. Dr. Z. R. Merry, J. C. Etorm and J. H. Beattie were re-elected trustees of the church. Preston Rogers £STTfiURBXN NEWS;! *m elected trustee for one year to fill a vacancy. The past year has been a successful one financially and has seen the erec tion of the new social center, Dunham l Hall, and other Improvements in the church property. The church treas urer, Miss Kate Mankin, reported re ceipts of $1,116.41 and disbursements of $925.32. The Cemetery Association re ported receipts of $405.28 and disburse- L ments of $188.25. The trustees’ fund, , J. H. Beattie, secretary-treasurer, re ' ported receipts of $929.27 and disburse ments of $793.47. This fund is used i for maintenance of church property. I The church improvement fund for the i new building showed receipts of $3,- 11 725.59 and expenditures of $3,475.54. Collections made by the Sunday school and the women's organizations were not reported yesterday. It was decided to make an increase of SIOO per year In the pastor's salary. A committee of five was authorized for appointment by J. H. Mack, chairman of the board of trustees, to conduct an every-member canvass for funds to meet next year’s budget. Express train service has been es tablished between Mexico City and Acapulco, on the west coast of Mex ico.