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BIUANMPPLE FESTIVAL IS ENDED , • , 2 £ Queen Shenandoah VII and Court Lead Gay and Colorful 5 Parade. BY ARMISTEAD W. GILLIAM. Stuff Correspondent of The Btar. Va., AprU 26.—Its • two days of pageantry and play attend ant upon the coming into blossom of its staff of life—the apple tree —ended, the Shenandoah Valley, realm of Ml*s Su - zainne Pollard, Queen Shenandoah the Seventh, bestirred itself lodav about tl\e prosaic task of helping nature bring tor fruit the blooms of a million apple trees. Facing a shorter crop than last year’s because of the freeze which Wednes day night and Thursday morning nip ped the buds and blossoms of the trees, Valley orchardists were consoling them selves with the belief that the shorter crop will, by reason of higher prices, bring more money into the Valley than did last year's crop. I ”. 50,00 V Visitors. Winchester, center of the celebration marking the cfownlpg of Queen Shen andoah the Seventh, gave approximate ly 50,000 visitors from every State in the Union a great show yesterday. Triumphantly, Queen Shenandoah the. Seventh, in a gorgeous seashell float, rode into Winchester yesterday after noon at the head of her court and hun dreds who had come from Virginia. West Virginia, Maryland. Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia to march behind her banner and do her homage. The parade, which started at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon and for more than twd hours wound its gny and colorful way through the principal streets of Winchester, was the climax of a bright and colorful celebration in honor of Queen Shenandoah the Seventh and her master. King Apple. Clad in golden silks and ermine, a coronet of platinum and diamonds on her brunette head, afa* Pollard looked and acted every inrji a queen. Her float followed the UWttd States Navy Band, Lieut. Charles Benter, leader, at the head of the pro cession. Immediately behind Queen Shenandoah the Seventh came, in two huge green and white floats, the 45 princesses of the apple realms of Vir ginia. West Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Guard of Honor. Queen Shenandoah the Seventh and her court were attended by a special guard of honor from Washington, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Band, Drum and Bugle Corps. Then came the smartly clad cadets of the military schools of the apple realms. ’ In line were the bands and cadets of Augusta Military Academy, Staunton Military Academy, Massanut ten Military Academy, Randolph Macon Academy and Fishbume Military Acad p rise contingent of the parade followed the cadets, the Harrisonburg. Va:. State Teachers’ College float and marchers, in a profusion of the apple blossom pink. in the second division of the parade were the floats of Shenandoah Valley business and civic organizations, the schools of Winchester, and floats of oruhardists. .«•: - The third division was made up of floats of the Valley’s railroads, the Penn sylvania. the Winchester 6c Western, tne Fruit Growers’ Express, the Nor folk 6c Western, .the Winston-Salem Southbound, the Southern, and the Bal timore & Ohio. Comic Floats in Line, she Handley High School Band and th* school pupils led the fourth divi sion. made up' of artlatk and comic floats and Advertising floats followed this sdKjbn. C £ 7. In the last dffcsfcm were njoje indus trial floats. Last night tlwCelebration epded with thg Queen’s bsß,‘jm lnvitatibn affair, at the Shenandoah Valley Academy, on the Northwest*! Grade, Just outside. Winchester. ¥ * , , Jt was a brfciaht social Went, at tended by the neoe and all her court,, her father, the Govefcnor of Virginia;’ Gdv. and Mrs. G. Hardman of Geor gia former Goa Harfy Flood fijrif, the I Vajley’s largest Apple’ grower, and a host of other notables. Prises Awarded. Parade Judges last night awarded pntade prizes as follows: - y Artistic floats, Harrisonburg 8 late Tetchers’ School, Winchester, $100: Banks of Winchester, $75; Lions Club, Winches ter, SSO. Commercial floats. Winchester Cold Storage Co.. SSO; Northern Virginia Power Co., s2s.'' Decorated cars, Girls Athletic Asso ciation. $75; Stouffer Pony Car, S4O; Mi*. William L. Irwin, $25. Veterans of Foreign Wars, grand prize sor 1 any musical organization. District of Columbia Department, Washington, $1*0; first prize. Henry Hart Post, Cum berland, Md„ $125. American Legion, Morris Frock Post. Hagerstown. Md., $125; American Legion Post. Baltimore, $75; Farrady Post, Frbstburg, Md., SSO. Military Schools. Augusta Military Academy. Fort Defiance, Va., $100; Wifchlngton-Lee High School, Claren don. Va.. SSO. Boy Scouts, Hagerstown, Md., troup, silver cup. For the first time since 1852, not one theatrical company toured the United States with “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” dur ing the Winter. - “Woodward &Lothrop Now Is the Time and This Is the Place to Have i Screens and Awnings Made to Order Flies are already here—the sun is already making jour Dome too bright. You need the protection and comfort good Screens and Awnings will give. Whatever your home’s architectural style, our up to-date shops are equipped to make Screens and Awnings that will harmonize with it. Place your order j at once before the shops become too busy. Phone District 5300 , i Our representative will call and will give an estimate without any obligation to you . , WOODWARD & LOTHROP Manufacturing Plant First and M Streets N.E. - .r-' - ■ I QUEEN SHENANDOAH VII LEADS COLORFUL PARADE 1 1 m ■■■■■■— - ika - MISS SUZANNE POLLARD, Seventh queen of the Shenandoah Valley Apple Blossom Festival, in all her regal finery, surveys her blossom realm from her sea-shell float st the hesd of the “Trail of the Pink Petals,” the grsnd parade of the annual Shenandoah festival, in Winchester yesterday. —Star Staff Photo. ALEXANDRIA. ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 26 Spe cial). —Taking civic pride as his topic and using as an example the rapid growth of Flint and Pontiac, Mich., Representative Daniel A. Reed of Dun kirk, N. Y„ known as “America's fore most civic speaker,” last night brought a ringing message to 400 business men gathered in Elk's Hall for a smoker held .under the auspices of the local chamber of commerce. - The affair was a part of the Alexandria foreward movement, which the chamber now has under way and which will culminate in a two-day drive for new members. Other speakers included John Barton Phillips, president of the chamber of commerce, who spoke of (he foreward movement, and Robert S. Barrett, gen eral chairman of the movement, who told of the real estate developments now going on with headquarters In Washington. A varied program of en tertainment was given and refreshments In the form of sandwiches and coffee along with abundant "smokes” were served. Crowds thronged the new building of the Virginia Public Service Co. at Washington and Prince streets all day yesterday in celebration of the formal opening of the edifice. The offices have been occupied there by the company for the past few weeks. A regular luncheon was served all guests at the opening yesterday. Among the celebrities of the public utilities world present were Mar tin J. Insult, president of the Middle West Utilities Co., and Harry Reed, president of the National Electric Power Co. of New York. Placards are up around the city an nouncing a fourth meeting of the com muters’ committee to bj held at Maury School Monday evening, beginning at 8 o'clock. The meeting is for the pur pose of effecting a permanent organiza tion, which work was started at the last meeting. The public is invited to attend by the placards. A. L. Lloyd, 42, of 321 North Royal street, ,is at the Alexandria Hospital suffering from severe chest injuries sustained when he was crushed between a truck driven by J. H. Melton of Hay market, Va., and the wall of the George H. Robinson Band Sc Gravel Co. here. Lloyd was aiding in the loading of Melton's truck, according to the report made'to police, and was caught when the truck moved. Melton was not held by police.. The Alexandria. Light Infantry, known officially as Company I, Ist Infantry, Virginia National Guard, successfully passCd the Federal inspection held .Thursday night in the armory. The in spection, which said tq be. the most complete and detailed the local Company has ever undergone, was conducted by Capt. Eugene E. Morrow. Col. J. Fulmer Blight, commanding officer of the Ist Regiment, was present at the inspection, and after it was com pleted addressed the men on the history of the regiment. A new attendance mark was set by the company with 58 of the 60 men present. A review for their mothers and fathers will be given by the Alexandria High School unit of the local cadet corps at noon next Wednesday, weather permit ting. The review will be in honor of the patriotic support rendered by these par ents. Medals given by the 3rd Corps Area, U. S. A., and by Col. Deems and Mr. Moncure, the principal, will be pre sented to the high-ranking cadets in the various fields of the contest on the range during the current year. .. ... .... + , ■ John Hanby of Parkfleld. England, leader of the party of explorers who perished through starvation off Thelon River, Mackenzie. <Canada, in 1017, left only $14,650, and made no will, accord ing to a recent announcement. - -- ■ ■ THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C„ SATURDAY. APRIL , 26. 1930. KNOCKED OVERBOARD, YOUTH IS DROWNED Xirven Phillips Victim of Accident on Dredge Near Cam bridge, Md. Special Dispatch to The Star. CAMBRIDGE. Md., April 26. Knocked overboard when the piston blew out of a winder box on a dredge boat. Klrven Phillips. 16, son of Ms. and Mrs. Saul K. Phillips, of this city, was drowned in Delaware Bay. The boy was working with his father at the time of the accident occurred. The bay is being dragged for the body. Besides his parents, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Marguerite Paul, Mrs. Mamie North and Miss Trances Phillips, all of this city. CAMBRIDGE FIREMEN GOING TO CONVENTION Many Members of Rescue Company Plan Trip to Baltimora June 11. Special Dispatch to The Star. CAMBRIDGE, Md., April 26 Many of the members of the Rescue Fire Company are planning to atend the thirty-eighth annual convention of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to be held at Baltimore June 11, 12 and 13. The following have been elected to represent the local company: Delegates—A. Shepperd Bayiy, Rus sell Tregoe, Lyle H. Wright, Phillip C. Sterling and. Miner B. Ades. Alternates —Luther Hurley, Nelson Thomas, Reginald Hopkins, 8. S. Stew art and James Christopher. Hie first annual convention of tbe Delmarva Volunteer Firemen’s Asso ciation to be held in this city on May 14, will have the following delegates: A. Shepperd Bayiy, Earl N. Bradley, Granville Hales. Lyle H. Wright and Lee Moore. Alternates—H. Cleiand Brooks, Augustus W. Moore, Wendell Vickers, Nelson Thomas and Reginald Hopkins. CONVICTED OF ASSAULT Special Dispatch to Tba Star. CHESTERTOWN Md., AprU 26.—Ac cused of assault with intent to kill upon Deputy Sheriff John T. Jester, William Walters, colored, was found guilty by a Jury yesterday in the Clr cut Court of Kent County. A Jury returned a verdict of second degree murder against Albert Comagys. colored, charged with the murder of WUllam Maddox, colored, in Chester town last Fall. The court sentenced Comegys to 10 years in the penitentiary. | After a session lasting three days, the grand jury of which Thomas W. Perkins was foreman was discharged after having examined the unprece dented number of 109 witnesses, finding 25 presentments and 23 true bills. Woodward &Lothrop Your Winter Apparel. should be in our Storage Vaults Now Phone District 5300 Our Representative Will Call Tv* Storage, Seventh Floor. Dorothy Gray Sends Miss Jane Decker to our Toilet Goods Section from April 28th to May 3rd She will tell you how you may, in your home, follow the sane and simple treatments evolved by Dorothy Gray to care for complexions. She will show you how to use the same scientific methods and preparations which are used in Dorothy Gray’s exclusive salons. Miss Decker will make an individual diagnosis and recommend treatments for you. Stop in while shop ping or phone District 5300 for an appointment. Toilet Goods Section, Aisle It, First Floor. %-<• '. V ' J ■ V\ ‘Y V'- .V>r . -• , ROCKVILLE. ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26 Special). —“Resolved, That the Radio Will Never Displace the Newspaper” was the sub ject of a debate that was the oustand ing feature of the second quarterly meeting of Pomona Grange, held in Grange Hall at Highland, Md., on Thursday and attended by large repre sentations from the constituent organi zations, the Germantown, Burtonsville and Olney Granges of this county and the Patuxent Grange of Howard County. The participants were all members of the Germantown Grange and Included Sterling Browning, James King and Helen Hughes, who argued in the af firmative, and Frances Leaman, John Stiles and Helen King, who upheld the negative. The Judges, Mrs. J. W. Lord, Otto W. Anderson and Robert Miller,' gave the verdict to the negative side. The meeting was conducted by the master, J. W. Lord, of the Patuxent Grange. Talks were given by Otto W. Anderson, agricultural agent for this county, and others. Committees were named and other arrangements made for entertaining the State Grange at Silver Spring in December. All in at tendance were luncheon g«.._ ts of the Patuxent Grange. Licenses have been issued by l ie clerk of the Circuit Court here for the mar riage of John W. Sheckels, 33, and Miss Mary Lucille Cole. 21. both of Washing ton, and Earl C. Rathery, 35. and Miss Myrtle M. Redman, 29, both of Wash ington. Under auspices of the Rockville Par ent-Teacher Association a supper anJ festival were held In the high school building here Thursday evening. Li connection therewith the one-act play “Submerged” was presented by L. Fletcher Schott, Abell Norris and Ar thur Cecil of the high school faculty; Russell Karn, Alvin Perkins and Jack Markland, under the direction of Mr. Schott. There were other pleasing fea tures. Mrsfl Thomas Barnsley headed the general committee of arrangements. Announcement has been made that the Democratic Women's Club of Mont gomery County will hold its Spring meeting at the Montgomery Country Club, Rockville, Tuesday afternoon and that Miss Sue S. White, State parlia mentarian of the Tennessee American Legion Auxiliary, secretary to formei Gov. Nellie will deliver an ad dress. Delegates to attend the State convention at Chestertown on May 8 will be chosen and plans discussed for active participation in this year's Im portant campaign. — BRETHREN SERMONS At the Washington City Church of the Brethren, Fourth street and North 1 Carolina avenue southeast, “Use of Doubt” and the-“ Fisher Boy" are the subjects by Dr. F. F. Holsepple tomor row. The post-Easter season which will culminate on Children’s day in June, will open April 27. Communion service will be held May 4. SON HELD GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER Albert White Tried for Killing Father—Others Plead Guilty. By S Staff Correspondent of Tbe Star. UPPER MARLBORO. Md.. April 26.- Albeit White, colored, who shot and fa tally injured his father, Anthony White, was convicted of manslaughter in Prince Oeorges County Circuit Court yesterday. The verdict was pronounced after the State's case had been read to the court and was not contested by the defense. White was arrested by Deputy Sheriff L. E. Dutrow. He will be sen tenced later. Woodward & Lothrop DAB ° when to use ft ... where to use it , • Ker Things About Gay ics —Here Next Week v you can make your t for fabrics. The siftfttt-pfeMijtolities We ; a lovely and livable place to spend ere you can see the magic of cretonne val Summer out-of-doors. 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Constable Irving Parker arrested Kirk. Ralph Ball and Percy Thomas, both colored, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen goods after the State abandoned a charge of larceny. The State confessed John Allen, col ored. who was jointly charged with his three sons with storebreaking, was not guilty. Thomas and William Allen, two of the sons, pleaded guilty, while Eban Allen, the third son, stood trial by the court and was pronounced not guilty. He was represented by Attorney George Merrick. Sentence in all these cases was deferred. The quartet was arrested following a robbery of Ritchie’s general merchan dise store, at Ritchie Station, by County Officer Frank Prince. Two men indicted on charges of non support were acquitted after Jury trials They were William Getting, 69 ?ears old. and Vernon Arnold. Getting was represented by Attorney J. F. Lillard and Arnold by Attorneys Alan Bowie and S. Marvin Peach. EPWORTH FEAST HELD AT GAITHERSBURG Frederick and Montgomery Conn* ties Union in Second An* nual Banquet. ROCKVILLE, Md„ April 26.—The second annual banquet of the Fsed- Mont Epworth League Union, which comprises virtually dll Epworth League chapters of Frederick and Montgomery Counties, was held last evening in Ep worth Hall, Gaithersburg, with approxi mately 200 Epworth Leaguers and oth ers from the two counties and elsewhere in attendance. Rev. Denny L. Frlnger. pastor of Grace Methodist Church, Gaithersburg, was toastmaster. In connection with the banquet, an I interesting program was given. Fol lowing the invocation by Rev. W. C. Smith of Frederick. Miss Mary Wells, president of the Gaithersburg Chap ter, delivered the address of welcome; the retiring president, Miss Ruby Trail of Rockville, spoke on "The Union- Past and Present”; Rev* Herman Wil son, superintendent; of the! Methodist Home for the Aged. Gaithersburg. qa "Once a Leaguer Always a Leaguer** Miss Anne Q. Smith, Washington dig* triet secretary, on "Belief in the Union," and Dr. Prank.A. Tyler, pastor, of the Rockville Methodist Churah, on "Op timism of Youth.” A vocal solo by L Ray Burgee of Frederick, a violin solo by John Huless of Washington and Instrumental music by Morris L: Reiter added to the pleas ure of the occasion. Recognition of the recently elected officers was fbliowed by their installa tion under the direction of . Rev. Joseph H. Balthis. presiding elder of the Wash ington district of the M. E. Church South. They are; President, John Robertson of Galtheraburg: vice presi dent, Miss Frances Ricketts of Rock ville; recording secretary, W. w. Smith i of Frederick; corresponding secretary, ; Miss Ffantfes Leaman of Oermanto.Wn; treasurer. Miss Theora .Bubb of Pooles ville: Era agent. Miss Annie Clagett of Hyattstown. A short business session, at which the retiring officers submitted reports for the year, wag held.