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AT COUNTY JUBILEE Cups for Contests at Arling ton-Fairfax Meet Award ed Saturday. Special Dispatch to The Star. GREENWAY DOWNS, Va.. August 13. —The sixth annual convention and Jubilee of the Arllngton-Falrfax Coun ties Firemen’s Association opened last night with a large parade through the two counties. The majority of the de partments were represented, with the Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Depart ment as their guest. The judges of the parade selected the Silver Spring Volunteer Fire De partment as the best appearing com pany in line, Potomac Volunteer Fire Department the best appearing fire apparatus and the Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department, the best decorated fire apparatus, which it have won for the fifth consecutive time. Silver loving cups will be awarded the winners of these contests Saturday evening by the committee in charge composed of William D. Topley, chair man; Robert E. Jansen and Chief Smith of Clarendon. Cherrydale Gets Prize. Robert Shreve of Cherrydale was the winner of the best decorated business car; Cliff Crowe the most comical car, and Bunny Gibson the most comical clown. The judges of the events were Sprgt. Joseph A. C. Fought of the District of Columbia lure Department. Mrs. E. D. Vosbury, newspaper woman of Fair fax County, and Leon Arnold, business man of Arlington County and Washing ton. D. C. The convention will convene tonight in a large tent, erected on the grounds, at 6:45 o’clock, with General Chair man Robert E. Kendrick introducing John F. Bethune, mayor of Falls Church, who will extend the address of welcome and present a large gold key to the association, which will be accepted by President Walter U. Vam vey, who will preside. Legislators to Speak. Representative R. Walton Moore. State Senator Frank 1,. Ball. Judge Howard W. Smith of the Circuit Court, Delegate H. Earleton Hanes, Fairfax County; Delegate Hugh Reid, Arling ton County, and Chief Engineer George S. Watson of the District of Columbia Fire Department are expected to ad dress the convention. Othre Invitations have been extended to the Mayor of Potomac, Fairfax, Vienna, Herndon and other nearby towns; supervisors of Fairfax and Arlington Counties, and presidents of the Arlington and Fairfax Counties Chambers of Commerce. Other special features tonight, will be a pie-eating contest, band concert by the Falls Church Firemens’ Military Band, end dancing by music from Jar boe's Jazzy Orchestra. Lunches which were carefully pre pared and served by the auxiliary of the association, were well patronized by those present last night. WINNERS IN FIRE DEPARTMENT COMPETITIONS !5V"!' 1 " 1 " 1 Mini. 11 11 ■ ' ■ IwPvJmllfe mp • Falls Church Fire Department—Awarded a silver loving cup, for the fifth consecutive time, for the best decorated fire apparatus in line. W • : -■ ■ . ” ' " ' " " gfU. Al v * —A ''Mylilll Bmf onnferimhrr^1i *** Ml * • 8 w Jme? ill' fit-. jb ilHI , ■ > i' -' > ;' - , *«. •; Potomac Fire Department—Awarded a silver loving cup for the best appearing fire apparatus by the convention and jubilee committee of the Arlington-Falrfax Counties Firemen’s Association. Rr v •-" ; '...''• *®j gm us */ jsi ■ ' ' .' ■ . ' /:' ' ; ■' ■ ' ' ■ Shyer flying An StPviKat-i«*rM a Mlver levtag n» f«r |fe« beet ayveatfeg *« mis»nnr -hi Mam. ~+.... suburban news. Cal With Green Eye GetsßlueLikeOther Optic and Fades Out By the Associated Press. ARLINGTON, Va., August 13. Because his same la Albus, because he has a fm* white coat, and more especially because he has one green eye and one blue eye, all of Arling ton County Is on the lookout for a stray tomcat. Albus wasn’t a stray tomcat until yesterday. Instead, he was the prized pet of C. L. Staples of Claren don. But then adventure, or some thing, called him, and Staples, after spreading a general alarm, called on Sheriff Howard B. Fields for aid. “We’ve thrown out the proverbial dragnet,’’ Fields announced, “and If Albus Is In Arlington County, we’re going to catch him.” TWO CHURCHES PLAN FOR UNIFICATION Beport on Merger With Northern Baptists Given Approval by Disciples of Christ. By the Associated Press. SEATTLE, August 13.—A step toward unification of the Disciples of Christ with the Northern Baptists was taken by the delegates to the International conference of the former denomination here last night. The convention adopted the report of its chuch unity committee, recommending immediate steps to com bine the educational, evangelistic and missionary work of the two bodies. The Rev. D. Edward De Witt Jones of Detroit, who submitted the report, declared that a joint commission of the denominations could find no funda mental differences In the doctrines of the two communions. Robert A. Long, millionaire lumber man of Longview, Wash., was elected president of the 1930 convention. Mrs. Luelle St. Clair Moss of Columbia, Mo.; W. N. Briney of Louisville, Ky.. and Dr. Cleveland Klelhauer of Seattle, were named vice presidents. . ■ »■ ■ Firemen to Hold Convention. FROSTBURG, Md., August 13 (Spe cial).—The annual convention of the Allegany County Volunteer Firemen's Association will open here tomorrow and continue until Friday. A street parade will precede the opening ses sion, In which the Arlon Band, the Farrady Post, American Legion, Drum Corps; the Uniformed Rank and the Barry Band of Eckhart will take part. Hundreds of drummers will also be in line. Thursday afternoon the election of officers will take place. + - Child Killed in Fall. CUMBERLAND. Md., August 13 < Special).—Paskell, 3 years old, son of Paskell Poe, was killed last night in a fall of 20 feet from a porch at his home here, landing on a concrete walk. I THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C.. TUESDAY, AUuUST 13. 1929. ARLINGTON ROTARY RECEIVES CHARTER Clubs From District and Counties Are Represented at Meeting. BY LESTER N. INSKEEP. Staff Correspondent of The Star. CLARENDON, Va., August 13.—Large delegations of Rotarians from Washing ton and many points In Virginia were present at the exercises last night at the Washington Golf & Country Club co incident to the presentation of the char ter to the newly organized Arlington Rotary Club. The affair was one of the largest of its kind ever held In the county. . .. ... The guests were welcomed by Keith R. Brumback, vice president of the local club, and was responded to by Fred Goodnow, president of the Alexandria Club. The meeting was presided over by Alfred Thomson of Alexandria* as a special representative of Rotary Inter national. The presentation speech was made by John Weymouth of Hampton, Va„ past governor of the fifty-sixth dis trict of Rotary International. Stating that there are Rotary Clubs In 56 countries of the world, Weymouth explained the meaning of the word "service” as applied to Rotary, dividing the services Into three classes, vocational service, community service and individ ual service. . , Because of its international activi ties, Weymouth declared, Rotary is fast becoming an Important factor in promoting peace of the world. It first broke down the petty cliques in the towns and cities of this country and is now going far toward breaking down the barriers In foreign countries that, by a feeling of fellowship in no other way acquired, tend to promote peace and happiness where strife was ramp ant before. Following Weymouth’s speech, Dr. R. N. Sutton, president of the local club, made a brief reply in which he expressed confidence In his club to carry out to the letter the require ments of a good Rotary club. While the singing of the entire dele gation was led by Thomas W. Phillips of the Arlington club and Norman J. Lawler of the Alexandria club, there were a number of other musical fea tures, Including a solo by Talbert Haslett, novelty trio numbers by Rich ard Ross, Theodore Ross and Lawler. The music was furnished by A1 Fried lander's Orchestra of Alexandria. Among the clubs represented at last night's affair was the famous Leesburg, Va., club that will, on September 11, celebrate Its one-hundredth 100 per cent attended meeting, a record that will bring Eugene Newsome, president of Rotary International, to Virginia for the celebration. Edwin L. Garrett is president of the Leesburg Club. Other clubs represented last night were Culpeper, Front Royal, Winchester, Richmond and Alexandria. Washington sent the largest delegation. ANNUAL CAMP MEETING AT MOUNT VERNON CLOSES I*rge Attendance From District and Nearby Sections Reported. Tabernacle Dedicated. Special Dispatch to The Star. MOUNT VERNON, Va., August 13. The eighteenth annual camp meeting held here on part of the original estate of George Washington closed Sunday night. The principal workers this year were Rev. Fred M. Ross of California and Alvin Young, song leader, of New York State. Additional workers as sisted in the meetings, which extended over a period of 10 days. A large number of campers were on the grounds and at the night services numbers attended from Washington, Al exandria and the surrounding commu nities. A feature of the closing day was the dedication of the tabernacle recently completed. After a dedicatory sermon by the Rev. Mr. Ross, Dr. J. H. Shrader, chairman of the board of directors of the Mount Vernon Camp Meeting Asso ciation. formally presented the taber nacle to the president. Rev. H. H. Hoyt, who made the dedication and offered the prayer in accordance with the ritual of the M. E. Church South. Mrs. J. H. Shrader at Accotink is secretary. Our Summer Sale Features Particularly Furniture and I Decorative Accessories I 111 £>o GREAT is the variety —so numerous the tifiil Furniture carries many delightful surprises articles included, that even in this large an- in the way of extremely moderate prices—prices nouncement, it is possible to itemize or describe which will correct any false impression that you ■III n but a few examples of this beautiful collection may have had that you could not buy here. As ■III of home furnishings. a matter of fact we are confident that you will ■III _ „ , r , „ find it distinctly to your advantage to trade here. The Sale, of course, continues to include all j j e> Floor Coverings, but we desire to use this op- There is every reason why you should look ■ill portunity to particularly emphasize the Fumi- you will find many reasons why you should buy. | tore display, which, with its three floors of beau- It must be seen to be appreciated. |n| CHAIRS OCCASIONAL PIECES ■ 111 FOURTH FLOOR FOURTH FLOOR The Charles Club chair in hand blocked linen is . $205.00 Ti* Governor W tnthrop Secretary in crotch Mahogany veneer, 111 l In Muslin $140.00 is priced at . . . f SIBO.OO ■ 111 The Chatham chair, our own manufacture, in tapestry or bro- || . * r no A Queen Anne Desk in Walnut, a very desirable piece for living “ * 'kis'chiu in Muslin . '*65.00 ' room or study, is now $235.00 Boudoir chairs, covered in brocade or damask, are . $39.00 Two-in-one Table in Walnut, Mahogany and Gumwood, for ■ 7b, Burning,on Wing, made in our own factory and coveted toom * nd toom > is now P riced “• • * BIOO in tapestry is • ? •l * i •.. • • • SBB.OO Living Room Tables in many woods, are from . . SIB.OO 111 l . . , | • Coffee Tables in Walnut, having extension top, are priced IIH Open Arm Chairs m Mahogany or Walnut upholstered in tap- ....... $28.00 l||| cstT y» damask or velvet are from $34.00 Mirrors, in a variety of styles, are priced from . SB.OO I I BEDROOM GROUPS DINING ROOM SUITES 111 l FIFTH FLOOR IHI THIRD FLOOR IHI The Brewster, an early American group of eight pieces in Cherry IIH and Maple, complete with twin beds, is ... . $395.00 A Colonial set in Mahogany having ten pieces with chairs With full size bed, seven pieces, it is . . . $360.00 covered in Muslin, carries a Sale price of . . . $450.00 The Radfordy of early English design, is of Oak. There are The Norman in Beech, is a quaint French Provincial suite of seven pieces with twin beds, and the price is . . $485.00 ten made in our own factory and is now . $625.00 The Queen Anne suite in lovely Walnut with twin beds is Thg in Ch erry an d Maple, is made in our own 111 l marked at . . • • • • • * * factory, comprises ten pieces and is now priced at . $680.00 ■ 111 With full size bed this group is .... $695.00 r r r The Chalons Provincial group in Walnut finish, is a quaint • Beautifully carved and distinguished by its ball and claw foot, French design and, with twin beds, it is now . . $715.00 the ten piece Chippendale suite in Mahogany is a really fine With full size bed, seven pieces, it is . . . $675.00 . group. Its pace is $825.00 111 SOFAS LAMPS IIH FOURTH FLOOR FOURTH FLOOR |H The Charles sofa in hand blocked linen is . ~ . . . $395.00 Table Lamps in a variety of Chinese porcelains are marked from ■ 111 In piece is $285.00 $27.50 111 l T£e York Roll Back sofa in tapestry is $230.00 ‘ . .„ ~ T A , , , . Its price in Muslin is $170.00 Junior Floor and Bridge Lamps have been .educed to . $19.50 The Hayden Sofa covered in tapestry or brocatelle is . $195.00 Wrouiht Iron Colonial Bridee Lamps complete with genuine skin 111 l In Muslin it is $145.00 shades are $9-50 ill! Muslmit i7 V [ S / m \ $120.00 7 Boudoir Lamps in a wide range of shapes are now marked from $7.50 HI BEDDING FIFTH FLOOR Products of our own factory, our mattresses and box springs are manufactured of the finest materials obtainable. The Sale reductions apply here also. I W. & J. Sloane 111 Sloane Endorsed •/ Freight Paid to Merchandise Carries “The House teed* the Green Shatters" All Shipping Points Ht on Assurance of 709-711-713 TWELFTH ST„ N. W., WASHINGTON, D. G. ? * J h * Satisfaction-* Store Open from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. Dally. Closed All Day Saturday. ***** Charge Accounts Conveniently Arranged HI " Our telephone number is now DISTRICT 7262 HI 1 Hi Oriental and Domestic Rugs, I • *'—■ G WILSON BOULEVARD WIDENING STARTED Roadwork Is Under Way De spite Fact Contract Has Not Been Let. Br a Staff Correspondent of The Star. ARLINGTON COUNTY COURT HOUSE, Va., August 13.—Although the contract (or the project will not be let until the regular meeting of the board of county supervisors Thursday, the actual widening of Wilson Boulevard was started today by John H. Olcott, the lowest bidder. The presence of the machinery of this company on the highway led to a statement by C. L. Kinnier, county di recting engineer, to the effect that the contractor had been assured that he will receive the contract for the widen ing of the highway and construction of the concrete shoulders and was anxious to start the work at once. Bids for the laying- of the “black top" will be opened at Thursday’* meeting. The Arm of Corson Sc Gruman of Washington will have the machinery for the widening of the Lee Highway on the job tomorrow morning, so that it may start work just as soon as the State engineers have completed the location of the center of the roadway. The work, which Is a State proposition, will start at the Military road, at the west end of the Cherrydale business section, and continue toward Falls Church. Work will not start on the eastern end until Anal arrangements have been made for the removal of the tracks of the Washington Sc Old Do* minion Railway. Just as soon as the work actually Is started the highway will be closed to through traffic from Spout Run, ac cording to Robert X. Mount, resident State highway engineer. Through traf fic will be detoured to the left over the gravel road and thence to Garrison road and Memorial drive, striking the Lee Highway again at East Falls Church. Special Church Meeting. By a Staff Correipondent of Th. Star. MARYLAND PARK, Md., August 13. A special business meeting of the members of the Maryland Park Chris tian Church has been called for tomor row night for the purpose of electing a pastor for the coming year. The meet ing Is to be held at 8 o’clock at the church. SUBURBAN NEWS. CARRUTHERS CLAN IN ANNUAL SESSION Family Reunion Near Aldie, Md., Featured by Luncheon—Board of Officers Re-Elected. Special Dispatch to The Star. ALDIE, Ya., August 13. —The an nual meeting of the Carruthers Clan was held at the home of Mrs. Sarah Carruthers, near Aldie, this county. Chieftain T. N. Carruthers of Purcell ville presided. There were 60 members of the clan in attendance. After a bounteous luncheon an Interesting pro gram was given by the talent present. The following officers were re-elected: T. N. Carruthers, chieftain; scribe, Mrs. Ada Williams; deputy scribe, A. I. Carruthers; chaplain, A. E. I. Car ruthers; treasurer, Mrs. Beasley; sur geon, Dr. Blackstone Williams; chan cellor, Lester Bennett. Among those In attendance were Dr. V. Blackstone Williams and family, Charles Smith and family. Oden Car ruthers and family. Robert Floyd, Virgil WlUlams, Lester Bennett, Miss Lizzie Bennett, Carl Van Sickler, Mrs. Olive Adams and sons of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Krupp, Misses Ida Gray Floyd 11 and Carrie White Floyd, M*. and M<s.' Beasley of Norfolk, Mr. and Mrs. Geerie and daughters of Winchester, Mr. and' Mrs. James Carruthers of Round Hill. Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Carruthers and Howard Carruthers of Purcellville, Mrs. Georgia Carruthers. T. B. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ellington and family of Waynesboro, Va. The Carruthers family came to this country in 1765 from Dumfries. Scot land, and settled in Cumberland Pa. Several branches of the family migrated to North Carolina and Ten nessee and it is from these families that the present clan is descended. NATIONAL GUARD PLANE CRASHES AT MARTINSBURG Special Dispatch to The Star. MARTINSBURG, W. Va., August 13.—The undercarriage, propeller and wings of a Curtiss-Falcon plane were badly damaged this morning at Shep herd Field, south of here, whan the plane, taking off in midfield, ground looped. Neither Lieut. Levi Dice, at the con trols, nor Corpl. Arnold Kedy, with him,. was injured. The plane was one of seven here being used by the 104th Ob servation Squadron, Maryland National ' Guard, in its annual Summer encamp ment and maneuvers. It was the first major accident happening to the Mary landers in three years of annual camps here.