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MING IDEA PROVIDES SAFETY 4< Motor-Age” Town Designed to Safeguard Children and Pedestrians. A “motor-age” town, built in ac cordance with the latest Ideas of city planning "from the ground up,” in such away as to take care of motor vehicle traffic and still safeguard chil dren and pedestrians, is described by the Planning Foundation of America in a report made public in New York today. Hailed as "one of the most signifi cant achievements in recent city plan ning.” this town, as described in the foundation's report, is attracting the attention of realtors and city planners in the District of Columbia and else where throughout the country. Outstanding features of the town are the unique arrangements for traffic and the safeguarding of pedestrians. “To separate definitely the traffic streets of these ‘rtiade-to-order’ towns from the residential, garden spaces; to provide a complete system of safety short cuts and foot-way from the homes to the stores, the school and the rail road station, and to weave a parkland pattern through the town so that open space for play or rest is nowhere more than a few feet away from one’s door step—these,” says the report, ‘‘and other motor-age Innovations amount to a new conception in town building.” Residential Subdivision. This "motor-age” town is described as "not an old town with new improved parts.” nor a residential subdivision. “Its entire plan is new,” continues the report, "and provides for complete self contained community accommodation for a fixed prospective population.” The foundation points out that city plans have secured a definite legal status through recent statutory enact ments in several States, as a result of which planning commissions now have a wider control of city and town de velopment and "can forecast what im provements should be made and how they should be programmed and bud geted.” , The kind of town that la being planned and built, the report says, is designed to fit into “up-to-date” Sub urban life as much as a modem kitchen Is equipped to take advantage of the last word in electric inventions for cooking, for washing dishes and for re frigerating groceries. Radbum, N. J., Is cited as an example of this "adapta tion of modem means to modern needs.” It is too soon, according to the found ation, to "rate the social or financial success of this new type of suburban town, but their plans and purposes already won international attention.” People Appreciate Plan. “Apparently the people appreciate this unique opportunity for safe and agreeable living," continues the report. “We are informed that of ’the 175 one-family houses built in Radbum in 1929. 142 have been sold. All of the two-family houses built to be rented and occupied. The apartment honse group, finished in the late Fall of 1929, has 92 suites ranging from two to five rooms, of which 75 are already rented. “New model towns of this type offer a promising method of thinning out the overcrowded metropolitan centers. The unincorporated territory Just outside the city's limit, once almost ‘no man’s land,’ has become the city’s last chance for distinctive planning whether for such made-to-order towns, industrial villages, for traffic approaches, park ways or wild forest reservations. Ideally, there should be local plans for the little city, metropolitan plans for the bigger city, county plans for the rest of the county’s area and the utmost co-opera tion among all planning agencies. Plan Given Legal Status. “The past year has also furnished strong evidence that planning has be come a less feverish and spasmodic Impulse and more a definite part of municipal administrative programs. Colorado and North Daktoa, following the earlier example of New York and California, have passed laws which give a legal status to an official plan adopted by a local government by rec ognizing the need of a master plan as a guide in the city’s development and so establishing the local planning com- Trisalon as considerably more than an advisory board. Under these laws, physical Improvements affecting the plan of the city must have the ap proval of the planning commission. Im provements which, in the judgment of planning commissions, are inconsistent with the master plan, can be carried out only by a two-thirds vote of the legis lative council of the municipality. “A few years ago a city plan or a report containing the recommendations of a planning commission too often met the usual fate of good advice. There was always a faction to point out the enormous bulk outlay necessary for car rying out the recommendation. Now •n essential part of all plan reports is a financial program for the execution of major improvements. Recommenda tions are grouped as to urgency, and tentative budgets for five-year planning periods are presented. It is a new and growing practice for cities to budget their long-term capital expenditures and the planning commission’s financial programs are Invaluable as a basis for •ucn budgets.” ENGINEER*TO SPEAK Charles M. Ripley to Address Advertising Club. Charles M. Ripley, electrical engineer and author, of Schenectady, N. Y., will speak on “Electricity—Past, Present and Future,” at a luncheon meeting of the Advertising Club of Washington, Tuesday at 12:30 o’clock, in the audi torium of the National Press Club. Mr. Ripley is connected with the General Electric Corporation and has had considerable experience as a lecturer. STOPS Pain and Itching hen, piles! & Don’t put up with Ri painful piles another day—or hour. There is positive very WHa worst case. 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Dates and places determined so far for the divisional jamborees were an nounced yesterday by the District Coun cil. Boy Scouts of America, as follows; Patrols of the first division at Randle I and j SV^JjiG W ' v.'lir <url.„ I* •.* •*.:*, ',-.1 •..••tt | Fv..y (i,rria„ Sold I .Piece Walnut Finished Mwt Suite i\ / ) Smart ilO-Piece Dining Suite Dresser, chest of drawers, vanity and straight-end bed, X J\J V ’ As pictured. Buffet, server,, china closet, extension J ■ with new arched end panels. Nicely finished in walnut, with M k table, 5 side chairs and 1 armchair. They are fashioned J , J Ji , ,niched in Uch *** grade velour. JL S % t Vanity, chest of drawers with deck, straight-gj> |■ ■ I l t Complete Bed Room Outfit-,Pi««, | 1 -that's the advantage of owning a bed-davenport suite, tUM ) ' " g *9 / VJ.75 K J ) “ °s' fully guaranteed. 1 * dr ‘ W " ! - ft spring seats covered with fine cretonne. 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May 17 and 18; Virginia Scouts on May 10 in Loudoun County; May 17, Arlington County; May 24, Fauquier County; May 31, Alexandria and Fair fax; culminating on June 14 in the Virginia area jamboree to be held in Alexandria. Da tea and locations of the Maryland jamborees will be announced later. All troops whose patrols do not win a place in the finals will be furnished a camp site in order that they may at tend the jamboree finals at Braemar Forest, Linn C. Drake, Scout executive, announced yesterday. Osaka. Japan, la to have a new rapid transit system. GRANT’S BIRTHDAY PROGRAM TOMORROW Statue in Botanical Gardens Scene of 108th Anniversary Cere mony Tomorrow. A ceremonial program, sponsored by the Department of the Potomac, Grand Army of the Republic, commemorating the 108th birthday of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Grant statue in the Botanical Gardens. George Francis Williams, patriotic instructor of William B. Cushing Camp, No. 30, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, vwill introduce F. J. Young, department commander of G. A. R„ who will deliver a brief address. Floral offerings will be presented by Comdr. William B. Wells of Cushing Camp. Lillian G. Wood, president of Cushing Auxiliary, and Delia L. O’Brien, department president of Women’s Re lief Corps. Religious ceremonies will be con ducted by Rev. Frank A. Steelman, pas tor of the Trinity M. E. Church. The United States Marine Band will furnish music. RepresenUng the life work of Emil Hammer, a well known sculptor and professor at the Munich University, ex hibits valued at $150,000 were destroyed when an anatomy and hygiene exhibi tion called “the human body.” at Dort mund, Germany, was burned recently. Prayer Chapel to Be Feature Os New Church on Thomas Circle A special feature of the National City Christian Church, now in course of construction on Thomas Circle, will be a prayer chapel, which, it is declared, has been designed with this present day need in mind. Tt will be conse crated to meditation and prayer, with its door always open. There will be no preaching, no choir, no ritual—this will be a place of per sonal worship. Thoughts from the Scriptures will be inscribed on the walls and panels. There will be beautiful windows of rich stained glass. One of them will portray the Christ on Gethsemane in prayer to His Father. Panels on either side of the Gethsem ane window will show, in recognition of woman’s part in the life of Jesus, the two Marys—Mary, His mother, as the woman who brought Him to life, and Mary Magdalene, waiting at the tomb to do homage to Him in death. It has been suggested that other win dows might embody the Christian graces, Faith, Hope and Love. The furnishings, details of which are yet to be determined, will be such as will suggest prayer and devotion. Ap propriate devotional literature will be available for those who desire aid in their periods of meditation. GLEE CLUB CONCERT North Carolina University Group Here on Wednesday. A concert will be given by the Uni versity of North Carolina’s Glee Club at 8:16 o'clock Wednesday evening In the Hotel Mayflower. * Members of the North Carolina So ciety of Washington are sponsoring the event. There are 32 boys in the organi zation, which, it is planned, will soon begin an extended tour. Charles B. Overman, nephew of Senator Lee S. Overman and assistant manager of the organization, has charge of the present tour. Practically the entire North Carolina congressional delegation is expected to be present.