GROUP IS FORMED
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Advisory Committee Will Con
duct Drive for $50,000
Casualty Debt Fund.
Hoping to broaden the scope of
Casualty Hospital, friends of the In
stitution announced yesterday that a
campaign to raise $50,000 would be
launched early next month. The fund
will be expended In retiring a portion
of the Indebtedness on the new $200,-
000 building and Improving the
Plans for the campaign were dis
cussed at a recent meeting of the ad
visory committee, composed of Ernest
Lee Jahneke. Acting Secretary of the
Navy; Senator Wesley L. Jones of
Washington. Senator Arthur Capper of
Kansas. Senator William H. King of
Utah, Senator Royal S. Copeland of
New York, Representative William R.
Wood of Indiana, Repreaentatlv# R. G.
Simmons of Nebraska, Representative C.
J. McLeod of Michigan. Representative
Ross A. Collins of Mississippi. William
Green, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor. Robert V. Fleming,
president of the Riggs National Bank;
Oliver Owen Kuhn, managing editor
of The Star; Ira E. Bennett, editor of
the Washington Post: John T. Cush
ing. publisher of the Tlmes-Herald:
Lowell Mellett, editor of the Washing
ton News; Isaac Gans, Dr. W. C. Rives
and Julius Garflnckel.
Details to Bo Worked Out.
Details of the drive will be decided
on at a meeting of the executive com
mittee at a date to be announced later.
The members are Roscoe Fertich, chair
man; Dr. Joseph D. Rogers, president
of the hospital; Thomas P. Hickman,
treasurer of the hospital; Harry
Allmond, secretary of the hospital;
Mrs. M. J. Vaughan. Mrs. William J
Brewer, Mrs. W. W. Griffith, Mrs.
Bernard Walla, Brig. Gen. Anton
Stephan, Evan Tucker, Stephen E.
Kramer. Col. Wade Cooper, Col. Robert
N. Harper, Arthur Carr, Samuel H.
Rogers, Dr. Malcolm G. Gibbs. Melvin
Sharpe. Charles J. Waters and Thomas
Mr. Fertich announced the campaign
probably would last two weeks. Teams
of prominent men and women will be
assigned to the different sections of the
city. The experience of Community
Chest solicitors will be drawn on to as
sure the success of the movement. It
was explained that the hospital re
ceives no funds from the Chest, as the
money needed Is to pay for the building
and equipment instead of maintenance.
Lady Managers to Assist.
Active aid is expected to be given by
the board of lady managers, which has
more than 200 members. These women
already have furnished the Institution
with linen, draperies and other acces
sories. The officers of their organisa
tions are: Mrs. M. J. Vaughan, presi
dent; Mrs. Thomas Calver, first vice
president; Mrs. Henry J. Weber, sec
ond vice president: Mrs. C. Barber,
third vice president; Mrs. S. J. Buynit
sky. fourth vice president; Mrs. B.
Walls, fifth vice president; Mrs. Wil
liam Carmichael, recording secretary;
Mrs. Henry Brawner, corresponding sec
retary; Mrs. R. P. Dunmire, assistant
corresponding secretary; Mrs. William
J; Brewer, treasurer, and Mrs. Edgar
T. Brown, financial secretary.
The board of directors has adopted
the following slogan:
“An emergency hospital, run by the
people, In which no person shall be
refused emergency medical or surgical
treatment on account of race, color,
religion, residence or financial condi
List of Directors.
The directors are Dr. Joseph D.
Rogers, Thomas P. Hickman, Harry P.
Allmond, Stephen E. Kramer, Thomas
M. Baker. Mrs. M. J. Vaughan. Samuel
H Rogers, Daniel J. Donovan, Malcolm
G. Gibbs, Mrs. W. J. Brewer, Charles J.
Waters, Odell S. Smith, Arthur Carr,
Evan H. Tucker, George S. Watson.
Ira E. Bennett. Edgar M. Mayne, Mrs.
W. W. Griffith, Mrs. Bernard Walls and
The hospital attracts many tourist
patients because it is located at Massa
chusetts avenue and Eighth street
northeast, near the Capitol, the Library
of Congress and the Union Station. Its
work has Increased recently, when Dis
trict officials ordered that all emer
gency patients from accidents occur
ring east of Seventh street should be
removed to Casualty.
The new building, five stories tall, is
of brick and stone construction and
reinforced with concrete. The corner
■tone was laid by Secretary of the
Treasury Andrew W. Mellon in No
John A. Horner. 40. and May B. Martin,
JS. both of Baltimore. Md. Rav. g. B.
William Gordon, 23, thia city, and Martha
A. Newman, 20, Baltimore, Md. Rev. 8. B.
*Bujftr» F. Oray. 21. and Blaneha M. Whea
ton, 20. Rev. Thomas 8. Davie.
Merer R. Mitehall. 23, and Catherine
Moore. IS. Rev. James W. Morn*.
Courtney D. Brice. 23. V 8 Navy Yard,
end Kathryn C. Btaole*. 18, Mulrklrk. Md.
JUv. Thomaa V. Moore
Russell B. Crump. 36. and Marfaretta P.
Marable. 26, both ot Holdcroft. Va. Rav.
Allan P. Poore.
Larry D. Barnes, Jr., 2S. and Misabeth D
Fergusson. 24, both of Baltimore, Md. Rev.
Allan F. Poore
..John H Ramey. 40. Gainesville. Oa.. and
Lillian Bryant. >4. Nashville, Tenn. Rev.
John E Briggs.
Ellis Medlock. 28, UUi city, and Ruthalee
•teadman, 21. Chevy Chase. Md. Rev. Jamas
Ous G. Bechas. 36. and Marlantha Bona
«ho*. 20 Rev. Vaailioe Pananikas.
Island E. Jones. 22. and Beatrice Brown.
Bs. Judge Robert E. Mattingly.
_ Edward C. Bass. 30, and Inez M Wood.
84. both of Richmond. Va. Rev. John E.
Franklin A Lord. 63, and Louise B. Kasey.
M. Rev. Samuel J. Porter.
John L. Munson, ir.. and Vernle E. Me-
Cua. 22. both of Richmond, Va. Rev. Allan
_ John P. Chester, 22, this city, and Dorothy
C. Cook. 20. Upper Marlboro, Md. Rev.
Francis X. Cavanagh.
Irving M Oakes. 28. and Ruth B. Btone.
•$. Rev. p. Bland Tucker.
6 Victor B Fewell. 29. this city, and Annie
uth Sheldon. 19. Aceottnk, Va. Rev. Virgil
flie following births have been reported to
■le Health Department during the last 24
Norman 8. and Ada Ingram, girl
John F and Marlon R. Byerly. girl.
Nicola and Marla P. Borzillo. girl.
John J. and Gladys K. Callaghan, girl.
John J. and Ertelie D Cowena. girl.
Ernest and Teresa Gooding, girl.
Fred and Ruby Volker. glrf
Calvin 1. and Marion Day. girl
Edward L. and Florence A McGandv. boy.
Edward A and Laura C. Loenlchen, boy.
Lloyd C. and Mary Mitchell, boy.
Wilbur and Katie Mlnnick, boy.
Donald C and Harriett L McPherson, boy.
wltliem E. and Agnes Sctndler, boy.
George H and Alice L Gray, girl.
Charles and Stella Fugltt. girl.
Charles W. and Ethel Fritter, girl.
w „*Bd Myrtle M Bridgett. girt,
wtllmar K and Mary Smith, boy.
100 and Corrine Collins, girl.
Abner and Pearl Eades. boy.
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_Th« following deaths have been reported to
Die Health Department during the last 14
Louisa Sothoron. 98. Masonic and Eastern
Alice Nichols. 84. 480 I st.
Mary J Lockamy. 79. 1232 Water gt. g.w,
Annie E. Van Horne. 74, 715 F st. a.w.
Georgia A Speakman. 62. 638 O at. a.w.
Espey, 60, George Washington Ho«-
wVlljam H Bishop. 68. 601 N. Car. ave. a.a.
Sarah P. Elmore. 53. 3216 Patterson gt.
Xarle E. Willes, 83, <3O 12th gt.
John V7 Dorr. 50. Providence Hospital.
Lilian a Wilson. 42. Providence Hospital.
Virmnia E. Voaickner, 20. 1314 14th at.
Poirier., 3 months. Children's Koi-
Rehfeea Harrlty. 69. 2801 Ainger pi. a.e.
Daisy Williams. 65. 325 H st. a w.
Jsirms H Small. 58, Preedmen’s Hospital.
Henry Short. 52. Tuberculosis Hospital.
Horvace Dreear. 40. Gallinger Hospital.
Ed:th Bowl*, 33. Careen * Private Hospital.
Bedford Blackwell. 30. 1(28 Kendall st. n s.
Rosafts Johnson. 86. Ul* Ist it, IJ ,
Thomas Harrison, 27, Freodmen’s Hospital.
Bertha Lawrence. 20. Gallinger Hospital.
John M. Jackson. Is. 1428 Swann it
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Among the member* of the advisory committee for the forthcoming campaign to ralne $50,000 for Casualty Hospital,
shown above, are: Front row (left to right): Isaac Gang, Dr. Joseph D. Roger*, Senator Wesley L. Jones, Senstor Arthur
Capper and Senstor Royal S. Copeland. Back row: Oliver Owen Kuhn, Harry Allmond, Dr. W. C. Rives, Acting Secre
tary of the Navy Ernest Lee Jahneke and Robert V. Fleming.
BOARD OF PAROLE
URGED FOR DISTRICT
Chamber of Commerce Group
Suggests Bill for Congress’
Creation of a District parole board
to examine the physical, mental and
moral records of District prisoners; to
recommend proper forma of corrective
treatment and to provide a system for
determining the proper time of release
and rehabilitation of the prisoner In
the community was proposed yesterday
by a special subcommittee of the Wash
ington Chamber of Commerce, which
has been studying the matter for sev
The committee, under leadership of
Thomas P. Littlepage, has embodied Its
recommendations In the form of a bill
which was approved at a meeting yes
terday. The bill will be submitted to
tha chamber’s executive committee and
an attempt made to have it introduced
Would Have Three on Board.
The parol* board would eonaist of
three citizens of the District, appointed
by the District Commissioners, and
serving without pay. Provision also is
made for appointment of parole offi
cers, in such number as may from time
to time be authorized by Congress,
whose duty it will be to conduct the
field work upoon which the actions and
decisions of the board would be based.
Within certain prescribed limits, the
proposed parole board would have
power to parole prisoners for good be
havior, such paroled prisoners to re
main In the legal custody and under
control es the superintendent of the
Institution from which they are paroled
until the expiration' of the maximum
term of their sentences.
Have Federal Law Now.
In proposing enactment of such a
law for the District, the chamber’s sub
committee points out that while there
la a Federal parole law now operative
i In the District, no strictly local law,
formulated to meet local conditions, haa
ever been enacted.
Committee members and guests who
attended the meeting included Thomaa
P. Littlepage. chairman; Miss M. Pearl
McCall, assistant United States district
attorney; M. M. Barnard, superintend
ent of District prisons; George S. Wil
son, director department of public wel
fare; Maj. William L. Peak, assistant
superintendent of prisons; Mrs. Ada C.
Payne. Miss Edna J. Sheehy, Judge
Michael M. Doyle, Rudolph Jose,
Charles J. Stockman, John A. Eckert
and Joseph E. Dayton.
WESLEY GIRLS PLAN
FOR TWO PLAYS HERE
Foundry M. E. Church Group to
Complete Preparations To
Preparations for the presentation ©f
two plays, “Parlor Matches” and “Mra
Oakley’s Telephone,” will be completed
tomorrow night by the Wesley Girls of
Foundry M. E. Church at rehearsals
to be held in the church auditorium.
The plays will be presented under the
direction of Mrs. Allen Gardner at 8:15
p.m. at the church, Sixteenth and P
The same cast in these plays pre
sented “The Laughing Cure” last year.
"The Thinking Fellow"
The Morris Plan
The Morris Plan Bank
Under Supervision U. S. Treasury
THE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., APRIL 27, 1930-PART ONE.
Navy Offers Hulk
Os 111-Fated S-51
For Sale as Scrap
Bids Also to Be Accepted
on Five Sub Chasers
and Patrol Boat.
Br the Aaeociated Press.
The hulk of the submarine S-51, In
which 33 men lost their lives after it
had collided with a steamer in 1939.
was offered for aale yesterday by the
On September 25, 1925, the S-51 was
on a test cruise when it was rammed
and aunk by the City of Rome off
Block Island. TL I. Three of the crew
escaped. Efforts to raise the submarine
that Fall failed because of Winter seas,
and the following June It was hoisted
to the surface and towed to New York,
where the bodies were removed and
Since then, the submarine has been
stripped of it* motors and fittings and
the bare hulk is to be sold.
The Navy also announced it would
accept bids on five submarine chasers
and the patrol boat Privateer.
THEFT OF POOR BOX
GETS YEAR IN PRISON
Kentuckian, Giving Name of Fran
cis King, Sentenced for St.
Augustine's Church Robbery.
Because he carried away the poor
box of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church,
Fifteenth street near L, Francis King,
whose only address Is Kentucky, will
lose one year’s freedom by order of
Judge Robert E. Mattingly, acting
Police Court magistrate.
This, the fourth robbery of this poor
box recently, was performed several
days ago. King, it was said, strolled
Into the church with a pasteboard box
under his arm. A few minute# later
he emerged. The carton appeared
Some one called a policeman and the
two followed the stranger into an alley,
where King began counting money.
When he had shaken about & dollar In
nickels and pennies from the box, the
policeman stepped to his aide. King
dropped the box and money and started
to run. He lost a lively three-block
"How long have you been in town?”
Judge Mattingly asked the defendant
“Well, you will stay here for Just
one year more.”
The poor box was valued at $16.50
and was said to contain approximately
END~WEEK AT CAMP
75 Directors, Councilors and In
structors Conclude Course.
Trainees from Washington and a
dozen other cities and towns have Just
completed a week's course of Instruc
tion at the Second Annual Summer
Camp Training Institute at Kamp Kah
lert, on West River, held under auspices
of the Council of Social Agencies. Some
75 camp directors, councilors and com
mittee members were In attendance.
Local organizations co-operating with
the council In the work of the institute
include the District Council, Boy Scouts
of America;’ Associated Charities’ Sum
mer outings committee, Boys Club
Christ Child Society, Girl Scouts of the
District, Salvation Army, Y. M. C A
and Y. W. C. A.
RED CROSS SERVICE
WILL BE KEYNOTE
President Hoover to Welcome
Delegates at Convention
Here May 5.
The service of the American Red
Cross in aiding In the preservation of
health, prevention of accidents and pro
tection of the home, will be the keynote
of the national convention of the organ
ization to be held here for four days
beginning May 5.
President Hoover, who Is president of
the Red Cross, will welcome the dele
gates to the convention at the opening
meeting at 10:30 o’clock on the morning
of May 5. All meetings will be held in
the council chamber of the Chamber of
Commerce of the United States.
Chairman John Barton Payne will
preside, and the invocation at the open
ing session will be delivered by Mgr.
Buckey of St. Matthews’ Church. Other
speakers will be James L. Fleser, vice
chairman in charge of domestic opera
tions; Ernest P. Bicknell, vice chairman
In charge of Insular and foreign oper
ations, and James K. McClintock, vice
chairman in charge of finance.
Addresses to Be Broadcast.
The addresses at the opening meet
ing. including that of Constance Payne,
Terre Haute, Ind., school girl, who will
represent more than 8,000,000 junior
and high school pupils, members of the
Junior Red Cross, will be broadcast by
the National and Columbia broadcasting
Brig. Gen. Frank R. Keefer, retired,
chairman of the District of Columbia
chapter, will preside at an evening
meeting the first day, to which the
public Is invited. Judge Payne will de
liver the principal address, reviewing
the year’s work of the Red Cross, In the
Nation and In the world. Dr. Rene
Sand, technical councilor of the League
of Red Cross Societies, Paris, will speak
on th« work of Red Cross groups in
more than 50 nations.
100 Junior Delegatee.
More than 100 junior delegates are
expected to attend the convention. They
will hold separate sessions, to hear their
own speakers, among whom will be Sec
retary of the Interior Ray Lyman Wil
The juniors will adopt resolutions on
problems of their organization. Dr.
Harry Bruce Wilson, national director
of the Junior Red Cross, will open their
sessions and preside until they elect
their own convention chairman and
This junior convention, attracting
girls and boys from 14 to 20 years of
age. Is one of great interest to edu
cators. Inasmuch as the delegates are
elected in their own schools, or city
Junior councils, representing groups
which draft their own programs with
out dictation from elders, and in Wash
ington form a self-governing convention.
Rev. W. A. Sharp Dead.
STAUNTON, Va., April 26 (Specisl).
—Rev. W. A. Sharp, aged 70, died at
his home here Wednesday, following an
Illness of over a year’s duration. The
deceased, a minister of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, had at one time
served the Staunton circuit, and since
his retirement 12 yean ago had resided
Hoover Will Address Four-
Day Meeting of U. S. Cham
ber of Commerce.
Contribution of both Government and
business toward the accomplishment o?
economic stabilization will be widely
discussed at the eighteenth annual
meeting of the Chamber of Commerce
of the United States which will open
here tomorrow. More than 3,000 busi
ness men representing 1,700 Chambers
of Commerce and trade organizations
are expected to attend the four-day
President Hoover heads the list of
governmental officers who will par
ticipate in five general sessions de
voted to current economic questions
upon which public attention has been
centered. In addition to Mr. Hoover,
others speakers are:
Robert P. Lamont, Secretary of Com
merce; Alexander Legge, chairman of
the Federal farm board; Ogden L. Mills,,
Undersecretary of the Treasury; J. W.
Pole, controller of the currency; John
Lord O’Brian, Assistant to the Attor
ney General, and Dr. John M. Gries,
chief, division of public construction,
Department of Commerce.
Three State governors, Albert C.
Ritchie of Maryland, Myers Y. Cooper
of Ohio and Harry G. Leslie of Indiana,
Qneations to Be Considered.
Foremost among the questions for
consideration are stabilization and em
ployment, Federal farm board policies,
chain and branch banking, oil and
forest conservation, trade practices,
taxation, foreign trade, public con
struction as a factor In business sta
bilization, branch factories abroad,
water transportation, old-age pensions,
railroad consolidation, centralization In
Federal Government and the future of
The first general session will be lie
voted to a broad survey of the Im
mediate future, the difficulties con
fronted and the economic pitfalls to
be avoided. At this session, the central
theme of the meeting, “What’s Ahead
for Business,” will be emphasized.
The second session will appraise the
work done In the direction of business
stabilization and will survey the pos
sibilities of effective, concerted action in
planning for the future on a national
The third will be given over to con
sideration of Federal Farm Board
operations as a far-reaching experiment
both In government and economics.
The position of the Government will
be put forward by Mr. Legge, while the
business attitude will be presented by
Dan A. Mlllett, stockman, of Denver.
There also will be general discussion
of the subject from the floor.
The fourth will bring business atten
tion to bear upon the growing per
plexities of taxation and fiscal policy.
Canadian Will Speak.
The final general session will give
an opportunity for a review of the
relationship between American and
Canadian business and a summing up
of tha entire meeting. At this session
Liout. Col. J. H. Woods, president of
the Canadian Chamber of Commerce,
publisher and business man, will be the
•At the second general session the
possibilities of planning and maintain
ing business stability will be considered.
Business stability, It Is pointed out, will
be discussed not as an academic ques
tion, but rather in the light of prac
tical accomplishments. Practical meth
ods for maintaining stabilization of
business and employment will be put
forward. At this session. Secretary of
Commerce Lamont will open the dis
cussion with an address on the stabili
zation work of the Government. The
work of the national business survey
conference will be reviewed by the
chairman, Julius H. Barnes. Another
speaker, F. S. Snyder, chairman of
the board of the Institute of American
Meat Packers, will discuss the “Eco
nomic Bases of Business Stabilization.”
and Alfred Reeves, general manager of
the National Automobile Chamber of
Commerce, will present the question of
“Centralizing Reports on Business Con
ditions” —the first necessary step In
These addresses, the chamber an
nounced, will be followed by general
discussion of the subject of stabiliza
tion from the viewpoint of specific
The business viewpoint will be put
forward by an equally prominent group
of business leaders, including William
Butterworth, chairman of the board,
Deere & Co., Moline, 111.: Mr. Barnes:
Melvin A. Traylor, president the Plrst
National Bank, Chicago; Fred W. Sar
gent, president Chicago & North West
ern Railway Co.; Felix M. McWhlrter, (
president the Peoples State Bank, In
dianapolis; Howard Coonley, president
Walworth Co., Boston; Ernest T. Trigg,
president John Lucas & Co., Philadel
phia; H. H. Rice. General Motors Cor
poration; John Kirby, president Kirby
Lumber Co., Houston; E. J. Kulas,
president Otis Steel Co., Cleveland;
E. B. Reuser, president the Barnsdall
Corporation, Tulaa, Okla.; H. R. Mac-
Millan, president California Oil and
Gas Association, and Henry L. Harrl
man, chairman New England Power
Bank Examiner Appointed.
LYNCHBURG, Va., April 26 (Spe
cial).—Winston C. Baber of this city
has been appointed an assistant national
bank examiner and has been assigned
to the sixth Federal reserve district with
headquarters In Atlanta. He has gone
there to begin his work. Mr. Baber was
formerly with the Peoples’ National
BY THICK IRON MIST
Discovery Reported by Direc
tor of Virginia University
By the Associated Press.
PHILADELPHIA, April 26.—A thick
moving iron vapor that hangs in the
atmosphere of the sun was among the
scientific discoveries reported to the
American Philosophical Society today
The swirling of the hot, vaporized
iron, measured only during total
eclipses of the sun, was reported by Dr
Samuel A. Mitchell, director of the
Leander McCormick Observatory of the
University of Virginia.
There appears to be more of this
iron, he said, than the proportion of
water vapor in earth's atmosphere, and
it circulates up and down. But it can
form no mists, molten rain or clouds,
I because it is much too hot to condense
somewhere around 10,000 degrees
Some of Other Mixtures.
Some of the other mixtures compos
ing the sun’s "air” are calcium, rising
to about 8,600 miles, hydrogen to 7,000
and helium to 5,500. Dr. Mitchell said
iron and hydrogen are fairly abundant.
How much it would cost a man to
keep cool with a refrigerator at the
center of the sun was told by Prof.
John O. Btewart of Princeton, in de
scribing how stars are made. He said
if power cost one-thousandth of a cent
a kilowatt a century—that is one
billionth its present price, the re
frigeration bill at the sun's center would
be $50,000,000 a minute. The tempera
ture outside the refrigerator would be
about 75,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dr. Harlow Shapley, director of Har
vard Observatory, described the “red
shift" of light arriving from vast dis
tances. suggesting that it may possibly
set a limit to man's vision.
The "red shift” is seen in spectro
scopes and is apparent lengthening of
the light rays that come from very dis
tant celestial objects. The redness is
due to the greater length of these rays
and that in turn leads to a supposition
that the celestial objects are traveling
away from earth, a motion which would
make their light rays longer.
Distant Space Mystery.
A little of the mystery of distant
space was removed by Dr. John S. Plas
kett, director of the Dominion Astro
physical Observatory of Victoria, Brit
ish Columbia. He said the "essential
sameness” of the whole universe is in
dicated in some recent investigations,
showing that the mysterious spiral
nebulae are only vast star collections
like our own. Our great family of stars
if seen from some far-off nebula prob
ably would appear as another spinning
spiral. Proof that our system is re- !
volving like the spiral nebulae he of
fered in his own discoveries from ob
serving about 800 stars, indicating a
whirling speed of about 200 miles a sec
ond, enough to cause the entire milky
way to make one revolution in about
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Democrat* to Open Campaign.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 26
(Special).—The first political speaking
in this section in the Democratic nomi
nation race in the eighth congressional
district is scheduled for King George
Court House Monday, May 5, when
Crandal Mackey, aggressive Arlington
County attorney, will make an address.
Mr. Mackey is running on a platform
in which one of the chief planks is
opposition to the contlnuancee of the
Volstead law, but he Intends to appeal
to the voters on a number of other
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Will Thorne Says Friends Are
Wrong in Telling Him He la
Silly—Home for Children.
By the Associated Press.
LONDON, April 26.—Wi1l Thome, 73,
who has been in the House of Com
mons 25 years and is one of the charac
ters of that body, today married for
the fourth time, his bride being Miss
Beatrice Nelly Collins, 42, one of his
“I have had three wives, and they
have all been jolly good ones,” declared
the bridegroom. "Married life is all
right if you pull together.
"My friends have been telling m%
that I am silly to get married again in
my time of life, but I utterly disagree
with them. Os course, in this mar
riage we are not thinking so much of
the children as of ourselves. If I died
my children, although they are grown
up. would have no real home. Now they
Thome’s family of six daughters and
two sons knew nothing of their father’s
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ADDRESS TO MARK
Right Rev. Dr. Alexander, Arch
bishop of North and South Amer
ica, to Conduct Services.
Right Rev. Dr. Alexander, archbishop
of the Greek Orthodox Church of North
and South America, will officiate and
speak at special services at 10 o'clock
at St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church,
Eighth and L streets, in comemoration
of the centenary of Greek independence
now being celebrated in Greece.
In conducting the services he will be
assisted by Archdeacon P. Comninos of
the Greek Orthodox Church, who ac
companies him from New York today,
and by Rev. B. Papanica, pastor of the
The archibishop is the recognized
head of the Greek Church in America.
There are two branches of the church,
one recognized by the Greek govern
ment and the patriarchate, head of the
ohurch throughout the world, and one
unofficially organized. Dr. Alexander
has been appointed archbishop by both
the patriarchate and the holy synod,
and is the only official in America so
authorized. He is one of the organizers
of the Greek Orthodox Church In
About 2,000 members of the Greek
colony here are expected to greet him.
SHUBERT COMPANY SUES
TO ENJOIN USE OF SONG
Alleges Rival Corporation la Ap
propriating Part of Its Motion
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, April 36.—'The Shu
bert Theatrical Co. yesterday asked the
Supreme Court for an injunction to re
strain the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Co.
from using the song "The Narrative”
as part of its motion picture production
"The Rogue Song.” The company also
asked SIOO,OOO damages.
It asserted that “The Narrative,”
which is sung in the motion picture by
Lawrence Tibbett, is similar to the song
"The Shirt,” a part of the revut
"Vogues of 1824.”
The plaintiffs declared Herbert Stot
hart, composer, and Clifford Grey, lyric
writer, assigned all right! In “The
Shirt” to the Shubert Co.
In England a millionaire is one who
has an income of not less than $250,000
a year, and the number of these has
shrunk in the last six years from 89$
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