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: WILBUR APPOINTS : ILLITERACY GROUP: I • President Hoover Approves 5 Committee to Work on Edu cational Program. By the Associated Press. An advisory committee on national Illiteracy yesterday was appointed by Secretary Wilbur after the list had been approved bv President Hoover. The first meeting of the new com mittee. which will make an exhaustive Study of the illiteracy problem, will be at the Interior Department, Decem . ber 7. The committeemen are: Dr. William ' John Cooper, commissioner of educa tion: Senator Henry J. Allen of Kan sas. Dr. J. A. C. Chandler of Vir ginia, Dr. A. Caswell Ellis of Ohio.; Mrs. Cora Wilson Stewart of Ken tucky, J. H. Harris of Louisiana. Ray- ! mond B. Fosdlck of New York, Glenn Frank of Wisconsin. Dr. John H. Fin ley of New York, Dr. C. R. Mann of this city. Dr. A. E. Winship of Massa chusetts, Lorado Taft of Illinois, Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen of Florida. John W. Acrombie of Alabama, M. L. Brittain of Georgia. Mrs. A H. Reeve of Penn sylvania. Herbert S. Houston of New York, Henry Goddard Leach of New York, Dr. Rufus W. Weaver of this city. Dr. Frank Cody of Michigan. R. A. Nestos of North Dakota and Mrs. Marvin Bristol Rosenbury of Wisconsin. The committee will elect its chair man at the first meeting. DOG MOURNS BOY. Nondescript Cur Found Guarding Body of Youth. ALBUQUERQUE. N. Mex„ November 16 OP>.—A tiny, nondescript cur will have the place of chief mourner in the funeral of 16-year-old Alfonso Sevillo. Alfonso's body was found yesterday in the mountains, where he disappeared nine days ago while hunting pinon nuts. Over it stood his dog, half fam ished and staggering from exhaustion, but still able to snarl menacingly at those who sought to lift the body be neath. It Is believed the boy perished in a mountain snowstorm. .- » “Bawling Out” Impairs. NEW YORK. November 16 (A>).~Ex perts have concluded after a study that bawling out by minor executives im pairs the efficiency of workers. Ex- Sriments were made for two years at e Hawthorne plant of the Western Electric Co. As a result new methods for subordinate supervisors have been instituted. Interviewers from the rank and file discuss problems with work ers. The results, presented anony mously. are taken up in conference with the supervisors. j | PEERLESS—WASHINGTON'S BUSY FURNITURE STORK ipfFSISSiil Bffl _ —«* Mr* m» king no Ho nr* 1 *ll OVER- AMM lir/\ VA7I 11 OI O A B THREE Clllvl ?VC Will CliuU t ityle* THAT | a 1 _ present 1V - A !/>«% wf *% P*™ ll a¥l €vt P\ y: fj l 1 I VrCld I* CL i AND _ $ m H m . % W nA CU Allowance For your old-worn t**l TijiyT| r pi tu n* I 1 wlVlli and even more! Re ZTor°C O nIZT -w« don’t hove to s«c it! WE WILL MAKE ™k^™ o k^StLn T^d^n\“^^Y.r.: AT* HOME V FOR l S3O ALLOWANCE”—and if you think they are worth more, ask to have our appraiser call and estimate—perhaps we may be able to allow SSO, $75 or more. AND, REMEMBER, THE AL LOWANCE FEATURE APPLIES TO THE SPECIAL GROUPS OR ANY OTHER SUITE IN THE HOUSE. Phone National 8360 and ask for the TRADE-IN Department and we will explain anything about this offer which is not exactly clear to you. LOW TERMS A v Arranged to Suit m II Weekly or Monthly skLAon v Allowed Azi F °BED r SPRING 4 OR MATTRESS OR sls ON ENTIRE OUTFIT 00*7 QOQ 71. LCI I\T \\7 When You Buy New Ones Here Ou/'O £**J /to ijti ll» W» SCIENTIST SHOOTS HUGE GORILLA I ii i ' "" 11 I Henry C. Raven, leadrr so the Columbia Cniversity-American Museum expedition to Africa, and the gorilla which he shot on the steep slopes of Mount Nakalungi. in the mountains west of Lake Kivu, in the Belgian Congo. This and ; other gorillas brought down by the party are en route to New York, where they j will await the return of the scientists for study of their anatomy.—P. A A. Photo. CHIEF OF POLICE ASKED “INFORMALLY” TO RESIGN Officer Charged With Incompetency Given Permission to Accept Subordinate Position. By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES. November 16.—Chief of Police James E. DavLs said today the suggestion had been made, “somewhat informally," that he resign and accept a subordinate position in the depart ment. with the alternative of going to trial before the police commission on charges of incompetency and neglect of duty. The announcement followed post ponement of formal filing of the in competency and neglect charges by the commission and a series of conferences in Mayor John C. Porter’s office. Mayor Porter denied he had asked for Davis’ THE SUNDAY STAR. WASHINGTON, D, C., NOVEMBER 17, 1929-PART ONE. resignation and declined to comment on Davis’ statement that a compromise had been offered the department head. DavLs said he was undecided whether j to resign or stand trial. Ten thousand new houses are to be erected at Manchester, England. THE -"■=========== AMIBAS§AID€R> DINING ROOM CLUB BREAKFAST 50c SPECIAL 65c LUNCHEON TABLE D'HOTE DINNER $1.50 Alio A Id Cart*. No Cov*r Charg* EXCEILENT CUISINE MUSIC SOCIETY OF NATIVES PLANS CIVIC WORK New President Announces Body Will Take More Active Part in Future. Announcement that the Society of Natives of the District of Columbia will take a more active part in civic affairs than it has done in past years was madeb y Fred A. Jmery, newly elected president of the society, last night. His announcement follows the action of the society in voting to make application for membership in the Federation of Citizens' Associations at a meeting a month ago and Friday night electing delegates to serve when the application is favorably acted upon. Mr Emery, who was elected president of the society at its meeting Friday night, also stated last night that the society will carrv on an active cam paign for additional members. Its present membership. Mr. Emery pointed out. is in the neighborhood of 800 per sons. The reappointment of Ralph L. Hall as chairman of the membership committee for the ensuing year was an nounced by Mr. Emery. Frederick O. Umhau was re-elected treasurer of the society at its meeting Friday. His name was not given in the list of officers made public yesterday. CRUISER PASSES TEST. IT. S. S. Salt Lake City on Trial Exceeds Guarantees. ROCKLAND. Me., November 15 (ID.— Trials of the U. S. S. Salt Lake City have been entirely satisfactory over the Rockland course, and the cruiser has exceeded her contract guarantees by a wide margin. Comdr. J. H. Aussez of the ' trial board, said yesterday in his first official reports. Standardization trials were held Tues day and Wednesday, the craft attaining a high speed of 33 7 knots. Fuel con sumption and anchor gear tests were held yesterday. Today additional fuel tests were run. and these will continue until Sunday night. 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MOSCOW, Russia, November 18 (A*. —Official announcement was made to day that Gregory Sokolnikov, former Soviet commissioner ©£ finance, and now president of the Naptha Syndicate, has been appointed Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain.