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BIUANMPPLE
FESTIVAL IS ENDED
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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.
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QUEEN SHENANDOAH VII LEADS COLORFUL PARADE
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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recommend treatments for you. Stop in while shop
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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.
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Luther Kirk of Bowie, accused of
breaking into the home of Holton Wolfe
and stealing certain household goods,
pleaded guilt? to larceny after the State
abandoned a charge of housebreaking.
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.

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