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SAENZ DESCRIBES MEXICAN SCHOOLS i ' Task Is to Prepare Peon for i Life of Country, Education Leader Declares. The of the public schools In Mexico is to energise and rehabilitate the peon and to Incorporate him into the life of the country, Moses Saenz, Mexican subsecretary for education, de clared at a luncheon held at the City Club yesterday under the auspices of the committee on cultural relations with Latin America. Among the other speakers and guests of honor were Secretary of Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur. Ambassador Tellez of Mexico and William John Cooper, United States commissioner of education. Saenz said that the revolution in Mexico brought about a new era in edu cation. Within the past six years, he asserted, 4,000 rural schools have been established. These schools, for the most part of one room, are more than foun tains of learning—they are community centers, Mr. Saenz said. Soap-making, potterv, tanning, weaving, embroidery, carpentry and rural occupations in gen eral are just as much parts of their curriculum as reading and writing. Their work, Senor Saenz declared, is that of civilization. Dr. Walton John of the Bureau of Education presided. Other prominent members of the committee present in cluded Dr. Hubert Herring, executive secretary; Dr. John Dewey of Columbia Woodward & Lothrop 10 th 11 th F and G Streets A Notable Collection of Colonial Maple . You Should See this Week | ; j|§ jfi | h re-creates for your modern home j The P r^e P* eces °f three hundred years a ß° are reproduced in this feature-line of °ld antique maple furniture. 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Art Embroidery, Seventh Floor. The New Frigidaire will be demonstrated throughout By attending this demonstration you will see how ‘ J(E3SshH^^ quickly and how easily you can prepare delightful Mil jjj|Mffßjlijß frozen dainties —never before possible. The new life cold control —which makes the preparation of these m/ dainties possible—is found only in Frigidaire. Let our demonstrators tell you the amaiing qualities of Fricidaires, Fieth Floor. *1 I • ’ # .. PASTOR SAYS AIMEE'S MOTHER WOOED, WON, THEN JILTED HIM Mrs. Kennedy Asked Him to Wed After Making Violent Love, He Charges. Seeks $50,000 Heart Balm, Declaring She Promised to Outfit Gospel Ship. By the Associated Press. SEATTLE, April 9.—Charges that Mrs. Minnie Kennedy, mother of Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist, made “violent and passionate love” to him and then refused to marry him were on file here today in a $50,000 breach of promise suit by the Rev. H. H. Clark, middle-aged minister of the Christian denomination here. The minister, who filed the suit yes terday, alleged that Mrs. Kennedy came into his life under the assumed name of University, honorary president; Henry G. Leach, editor of the Forum, acting president; Willis Abbott, editor of the Christian Science Monitor; John A. Lapp of Marquette University, Bishop Francis J. McConnell, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, J. A. Blaisdell, president of Po mona College, Calif.: Felix Frankfurter of Harvard University, Edwin M. Bor chard of Yale University, Dr. Leo S. Rowe, director general of the Pan- American Union; Waldo Frank, author, and Samuel Guy Inman of Columbia University. THE ETEymg STXR, WXSHINGTOST, TUESDAY, r APRIE 9, 1929/ „ I 'U 11 ■ 'W—i-'L / ,j. Hraa. ACME. < ■ ; iM MRS. MINNIE KENNEDY. Mary E. Clark last December in Seattle. Mr. Clark averred that Mrs. Kennedy rented a hotel apartment here where they could “talk undisturbed.” The suit set forth that while they talked of establishing a tabernacle for Mr. Clark in Seattle and outfitting a "gospel ship” for missionary work in Alaska and along the Pacific Coast. Mrs. Kennedy persuaded him to visit the apartment and another hotel room. The minister asserted that Mrs. Ken nedy proposed marriage, promising to finance the tabernacle and "gospel ship” after their wedding. Mr. Clark represented himself to be hesitant at first about the marriage proposal, but declared he finally consented. Mr. Clark set forth that he first learned that “Mary X. Clark” really was Mrs. Kennedy when he saw her picture in a newspaper last February. There after, he alleged, Mrs. Kennedy aban doned him and about two weeks later admitted her true Identity. The minis ter alleged that Mrs. Kennedy then in formed him she would not wed him. Mr. Clark also alleged he had given up his position on the strength of the agreement to start the tabernacle and “gospel ship.” Mrs. Kennedy’s refusal to marry him. he declared, had left him brokenhearted. "BLACKMAIL,” SHE ANSWERS. Mrs. Kennedy Says Suit Is Case of Biting Hand That Fed Him. PORTLAND, Oreg., April 9 OP).— Mrs. Minnie Kennedy, mother of Aimee Semple McPherson, Los Angeles evangelist, last night characterized the $50,000 heart balm suit brought against her in Seattle by Rev. H. H. Clark as a case of “biting the hand that feeds him.” “I have nothing to say about this case,” was her first declaration. Then All our work is done according to the high standards adopted by the load ing Dyers and Cleaners of the United States. "exquisite my cleaning!* Comer 11th & H Sts. N.W. Phone National 2704 she augmented her statement in strong ly worded phrases with references to "blackmailing” and “hypocrisy.” "ABSURD,” AIMEE ANNOUNCES. “My Mother’s Actions Could Be Nothing but Good,” Evangelist Says. SACRAMENTO. Calif., April 9 OP).— Mrs. Aimee Semple McPherson, evan gelist, came to the defense of tier mother, Mrs. Minnie Kennedy, when informed last night that a breach-of promise suit had been filed against the latter at Seattle by Rev. H. H. Clark. “The reported charge* against my mother are too absurd to even con sider,” said Mrs. McPherson. “I know my mother and I know that her actions could be nothing but good. If it is true that these preposterous charges have been filed, I will do anything I can to help my mother.” Mrs. McPherson is here under sub poena as a witness for the prosecution Woodward &Lothrop 10™ 11™ F and G Streets "* 1 "^N 1 9!i *2^*^*^ ii m. n iww-maiw'*^^ I** 1 in hi iii mmmm mmmm in hi mn: jj in m mu' in "•iiiii' in minin in iin • in in ni im in in in m n, ' ' harA mill 111 I'llll 111 IMli'ii n _J ■***■-« mm mil; 111 111 111 111 111 111 111 ||. Hill!'; -^* || |H Woodward & Lothrop presents an extensive collection of smart fashion fabrics used by the important Paris Houses in their outstanding successes. Imported and domestic fabrics approved by Paris dressmakers. Now, a new service is offered to women who prefer clothes of individuality. Les Authentique Paris Patterns, exclusive with Woodward & Lothrop in Washington, * are authentic patterns of these couturiers, with French chic in every line. , % For Daytime For Afternoon For Evening Featherweight Covert Cloth, Printed Chiffon, $1.95 to $3 yard. Crepe Romaine, $3 yard. ® 3 y ard - Crepe Satin, $2.50 to $6 yard. Crepe Faille, $4 yard. R y r °" *,” d JY° o1 Georgette Prlnted Cr ep«, $1.95 to $6 yard. plain Chiff °"- *'■» ‘° * 3 V*'*- Crepe, $3 yard. _ . , n C7 .. French Printed Chiffon, $4.50 Featherweight Jersey, $2 yard. French Printed Crepe, $7.50 to <j.g , Featherweight Flannel, $2.50 yard . Society Taffeta, $3 yard. Rayon Flat Crepe, $2.50 yard. • p,at Crepe, $1.95 to $4.50 yard. Moire, $3.50 to $6 yard. Silk and Wool Viadere Crepe, Crepe de Chine, $1.95 to $4.50 Transparent Velvet, $7.50 yard. $3 yard. yard. Starched Chiffosi, $3 yard. Les Authentique Paris Patterns offer new designs monthly, and are 65c Dress Goods, Second Floor. Patterns, Second Floor. ti . • .. . . S , . v Tomorrow and all this week Wiss Scissors Demonstration by an Expert Scissors must have personality, for they are so temperamental they often refuse to do other than their own work. This week, a cutlery demonstrator will show the various kinds of scissors for your par ticular needs. Wiss scissors for dressmaking, sewing, embroidering, and many other needs. 95c to $3. Scissors, Aisle No. 1, First Floor. in the Impeachment trial of Superior Judge Carlos S. Hardy, who is accused of exerting undue Influence in favor of Mrs. McPherson and Mrs. Kennedy dur ing the investigation of the Los Angeles evangelist’s kidnaping story and in act ing as attorney for the two women In the affairs of their temple. The investigation of Judge Hardy was started after Mrs. Kennedy had given interviews revealing the $2,500 “love of fering’’ to the Jurist and hinting that the truth of Mrs. McPherson's disap pearance had not been made public. ' Mrs. McPherson said the break be tween her and her mother would be forgotten “for the time being’’ while she aids Mrs. Kennedy in fighting breach-of-promise charges. , Lady Strickland will give the Malta Catholic College $25,000 a year during her lifetime and will bequeath $500,000 i free of taxation, as an endownment. i FOUR SUSTAIN'INJURIES IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS Two Girls, Woman, 60 Years Old, and Man Are Victims i of Mishaps. • | Four persons were reported injured, none seriously. In traffic accidents here yesterday afternoon and last night. Ruth E. Dennis, 14 years old, of 1375 • Potomac avenue southeast; Mrs. Wil liam Yates, 60 years old, of 214 E street northeast; Harold J. Nolan, 30 years old, of 1743 Connecticut avenue,' and Louise Luebkert, 16 years old, were the victims. The Luebkert girl was knocked from a bicycle and Nolan was struck by a motor cycle. WILL HONOR GEN. FRIES. i Washington Sojourners Arranging for Testimonial Meeting. The Washington Sojourners wfl. hold a testimonial meeting in honor of Maj. Gen. Amos A. Fries, recently retired chief of the Chemical Warfare Servlet-, on Monday, at the Marine Corps Coun try Club, at 8 o’clock. Past President of Washington Chap ter, No. 3, Gen. Fries is present nation:-! president of National Sojourners. See Our New Fox Scarfs At Reduced Prices WTfXi r FURRIER YY I ME ,r 1008 Eye Street N.W.