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BOYS’ CLUB HOLDS' 59TH YEAR DINNER Informal Gathering of Mystic “K. F. R.” Celebrates Ex traordinary Friendship. Bix derades of friendship on the part of Washington "boys” and those former ly residing here were celebrated last Thursday evening at the fifty-ninth an nual reunion of the "K. F. R.” Society, •which was organized here in 1871, the meaning of whose title to this day re mains a secret safely locked in the minds of the members themselves. Maj. Gist Blair, its president, enter tained at dinner those of the 22 living members who were able to attend, as he has done at t./o preceding reunions. The residence of Mr. Blair, who is a son of Montgomery Blair, Postmaster Gen eral under President Lincoln, a veritable museum of objects of historical interest, was well known to the guests when they were boys. There were no formalities, only happy talks of the doings of past and particu larly of long-ago years, tinged by sor rowful and affectionate mention of Dr. Middleton F. Cuthbert of this city, who was elected in 1879 and who died during the past year. Unusual Boys’ Club. Most boys’ clubs have a short and tumultuous existence. Here is one which has persisted for nearly 60 years and for nearly 40 years with the same membership, save the Inevitable loss by death. Annually the surviving members gather and draw still closer the bonds formed on the basis of boyish friend ship. The club in its first years met in many places and inaugurated many ac tivities, not the least of which was de bating. When the members grew into manhood, because many of them lived In the same town, they kept up contact with one another and with those who had moved away and today, when hairs are gray and numbers scant, the mystic letters “K. F. R.” bind them, If any thing, more closely. In 1921 its semi-centennial, a special celebration, was held in the National Capital and on that occasion the great majority of the 39 living members made special effort to attend. Another year will witness its sixtieth anniversary and doubtless this reunion also will be out of the ordinary. Those at Meeting. Those present last Thursday were Anthony C. Addison, Comdr. Augustas C. Almy, U. S. N.; Maj. Gist Blair, Col. William C. Borden, U. 6. A.; Edward W. Cady, William B. Chilton. Col. John P. Finley, U. S. A.; Blair Lee, Benjamin Miller and Albion K. Parris, perpetual secretary. The roster of our-of-town members is as follows: Rev. Charles Morris Addi son, Cambridge, Mass.; Col. G. S. Bing ham, U. S. A., San Antonio, Tex.; Jessie R. Grant, Los Altos, Calif.; Capt. H. W. Harrison, U. S. N., Paris, France; Wil liam B. Le Due, Hadden Field, N. J.; Capt. William J. Maxwell, U. S. N.. New York City; Willis Parris, Los Angeles, Calif.; Col. J. M. T. Partello, U. S. N., Ban Francisco, Calif.; Admiral Thomas S. Rodgers. New York City; Bushrod W. Taylor, Louisville, Ky.; Dr. Frederick C. Van Vliet, Shrewsbury, N. J.; Fo6hay Walker, San Francisco, Calif. FIRES BURN CHICKENS Two Separate Blazes Damage Store, Pilling Station and Dwelling. Special Dispatch to The Star. MARTINSBURG, W. Va.. April 26. Two separate fires damaged a combina tion store-filling station and a home at “Windowald," near here, and killed 400 one-pound chickens and several turkey on eggs when an overheated brooder set fire to the chicken house of Melvin Reed, several miles from this city. The damaged store-filling station be longed to James Boyer, the blaze start ing in the store. The home of Lee Tobin adjoining was damaged. Fire men were hampered in their fire-fight ing by lack of water facilities. The damage will amount to several thou sand dollars. American motion picture distributors in Brazil are trying to popularize talkies by showing them exclusively for two months. Have You Tried the Miller’s Herb Extract §lt Is the Most Talked of Medicine in Wash ington iit* Ir.-1 MRS. MARY HANBACK Thousands who have found relief ♦hrough the use of this nationally known medicine are continually praising it to their friends and druggists who have been in business j in Washington for years say that never in the history of their busl | ness have they sold a medicine that ; satisfied like Miller’s Herb Extract (formerly called Herb Juice). Mrs. Hanback, who resides at 1632 G street southeast, says: “For years I was troubled with head noises, con stipation, kidney and liver trouble, pains across the back troubled me a great deal, my stomach was so up ! set I could not eat a thing without i suffering from gas and indigestion, In fact I was rundown in general. A few bottles of the Herb Extract did wonders for me and I think It > is a grand me<jcine; relieved me of every ache and pain, regulated my system and by eliminating the j j poison waste has made me feel like ! a new woman.’’ Mrs. J. A. Van Horn, 638 Ridge avenue. 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I have heard a great many people praise this remedy and I agree with them that It Is Indeed a remarkable remedy.” See the special representatives di rect from the laboratories at their headquarters in Peoples Drug Store, 505 7th St. N.W., Washington, also Peoples Service Drug Store, 727 King St., Alexandria, Va., where they are now introducing and ex plaining the merits of this famous medicine.—Advertisement. ’HYATTSVILLE SCHOOL TRAFFIC SQUAD REMADE Reorganized to Give Lower Class men Training in Safety Work. Special Dispatch to The Star. 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Richard Mumma has been released as director, as well as the majority of students who have discharged their duties well. A few members of the old squad, however, have been retained to aid the new officers. These “veterans” are Lorretta Doolan, Angela Feiser, Edward Goodrich, Ella Allison, Eliza beth Cage, Anna Shegogue and Eliza beth Degges. New members selected by Miss Parker are Guesford Burton, Fred Miller, John O’Brien, Richard Quantrill, Dorothy Reamy. Charlotte Shrom, Mabel Shrom and Sarah Steadman. To prevent the threatened closing down of a steel works at Willich, Ger many, the workers proposed that the wages of all employes be reduced by 15 per cent. CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO SPEAKING CONTEST Seven Colleges to Participate in Event to Be Held at Hyattsville. Special Dispatch to The Star. HYATTSVILLE. Md.. April 26 Nicholas Orem, Prince Georges County superintendent of schools and chairman of the committee of the Chamber of » Commerce of Hyattsville arranging for the Maryland and District of Columbia intercollegiate speaking contest in the Masonic Hall the evening of May 7, has Issued a letter urging all citizens to attend the contest. The chamber will act as host for the contest upon the invitation of Prof. Charles S. Rich ardson of the University of Maryland, who is in charge of the competition, which is national in scope, for Mary land and the District. There will be speakers from seven universities and colleges. They will be limited to 10-minute addresses. The winner will compete In tfee regional contest, the victor In which will take part in the national finals at Los Angeles in June. There will be no admission charge to the contest here, and an added feature will be a musical program. Members of the chamber committees besides Mr. Orem are Dr. HlUeary T. Willis, mayor of Hyattsville: Dr. B. P. Robertson, Rev. Clyde Brown and Daniel Cox Fahey, Jr. France exported more than $8,000,000 worth of land planes last year. D. A. R. PRESENT GUNS LEONARDTOWN, Md., April 26- Two machine guns have Just been pre sented to the American Legion, Poet 54, of St. Marys County by Maj. Wil liam Thomas Chapter, D. A. R. The guns will be mounted on a •+ ment base on either side of the Men** rial Monument to the boys of St. Maryp who died In the World War, erected 1* Memorial Park in the center of Leo\ ardtown.