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PETWORTH GROUP TO SEEK LIBRARY Citizens Urge Erection of Branch to Cost $150,000. Name Drive Committee. Representative* of the civic, church, school, business and fraternal organi zations of Petworth met last night with the Petworth dtisens’ Association and urged the erection in the section of a branch public library to cost $150,000. A Joint committee waa authorized to push the matter toy laying it before the District Commissioners and following it to the Bureau of the Budget and to Congress. The committee Is to meet shortly to lay out a plan of campaign. The question of a library was pre sented to the mass meeting by Mrs. L. T. Jones, president of the Petworth Woman’s Club, who said that the move ment originated In her organisation in November, 1927, when a special com mittee. headed by Mrs. A. C. Norcross, was appointed to obtain a library branch for Petworth. This committee, she said, obtained 2,000 signatures to a petition to the Commissioners. Mrs. Jones Informed the meeting that the branch library has been approved by the board of trustees of the Public Library, and a site on Georgia avenue between Upshur street and lowa avenue selected. The ground is under the con trol of the Board of Education, and will be assigned to use as the library location. W. T. Purdom Speaks. W. Taylor Purdum, chief of the order division of the Public library, made a brief speech, pointing out that Wash ington is far behind other cities of com parable else in the number of it* branch libraries. The motion for the Indorsement of the project and the creation of She Joint committee was made by James G. Yaden, former presi dent of the Federation of Citizens’ As sociations, and unanimously was passed. Among the organisations represented at the mass meeting were the Macfar land Parent-Teacher Association, tho Petworth Home and School Association, Georgia Avenue Business Men’s Associa tion, Joppa Masonic Lodge, Joppa Lodge Chapter (O. E. S.). St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church, United Presbyterian Church, Petworth Methodist Church, Rock Creek Episcopal Church and the Petworth Baptist Church. Joint Indorsement Is Ratified. On the dissolution of the mass meet ing into a session of the Petworth Citi zens’ Association, with President Chris topher Lehmkuhl presiding, the Joint indorsement of the library was ratified by the dtisens. Resolutions adopted Included provi sions for the beautification of triangle parking between Rock Creek Church read, Upshur street and Second street, approval of the bill now In 6ongresa granting half - holidays on Saturdays throughout the year to Government workers, and the extension of New Hampshire avenue to the Maryland State line. A membership drive during October was announced. Charles I. Stengle. chairman of A committee In charge of an Independence day celebration, reported progress. REPRESENTATIVE SUED FOR $20,000 DAMAGES —»■—— ■ ji High School Girl Seeks Aim From / Denison of Illinois for Crash. Injuries. Sr th* associated Prats. HARRISBURG, His., May Sl.—Rep resentative E. R. Denikin of Marlon, 111., was sued Set $20,000 damspt* yester day by ThsHma Knight, a Belknap High School girt, for injuries aha re ceived to an automobile accident near Mounds, XU., lest Fall. Denison was on his way to apeak at a bridge dedication at Cairo, Hi., when his car collided with an automobile in which the girl was riding, m* claims to have reoelved permanent injuries. The suit waa filed In Marion CauAty Circuit Court. PLAN CHURCH CONGRESS Southern Presbyterians to Hold Parley on World Missions. ATLANTA, May 21 UP). — Plana for holding a church wide congress on world missions in Chattanooga, Tann., February 19-19, 19*1, were announced Monday by the executive committee of foreign missions of the Southern Presbyterian Church. Dr. W. L. Lingle, Davidson, N. C., Dr. D. W. Richardson, Richmond, Va., Dr. H. W. Dubose, Spartanburg, S. C„ Dr. William M. 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If a murder is being committed, and a citizen desires to advise police of the fact, he may do so in French. Polish, Swedish. Yiddish, Italian, German, or, if he prefers, English. The police operators who handle these calls speak these languages fluently, Capt. O. P. Moran an nounced today. The busiest time on the police switchboard is Saturday and Sunday night*, and the busiest hours of the night are between 11 p.m. and 1 am. Wednesday and Thursday night* are the most peaceful. JEWS START STRIKE ON BRITISH RULING \ r Activity in Palestine to Stop in Protest Against Immigra tion Edict. Br the Associated Press. JERUSALEM, May 31. —The Jewish National Council yesterday proclaimed a general strike throughout Palestine Thursday noon to Thursday evening, in protest against stoppage of immigration into the country by the British govern ment. 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