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RITES FOR PARKS TO BE TOMORROW Retired Admiral Formerly Chief of Naval Bureau of Yards and Docks. Funeral services for Rear Admiral Charles Welman Parks, United States Navy, retired, former cnief of the Bu reau of Yards and Docks, Navy Depart ment, who died at the Naval Hospital yesterday, will be conducted in the Church of the Covenant tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment will oe in Arlington Cemetery, with full mili tary honors. Lieut. Clinton A. Neyman of the Navy’s Chaplain Corps will of ficiate at the services. The pallbearers will be: Capt. Homer R. Stanford, retired; Capt. T. W. Richards, Medical Corps, commanding offWr of the Washington Naval Hospital; Capt Paul L. Reed, U. S. N.; Comdr. Gaylord Church, U. S. N ; Liept. Comdr. Robert E. Thomas, U. S. N„ and Lieut. Comdr. Edward L. Marshall, U S. N. Awarded D. S. Medal. Admiral Parks was 67 years old. He was the possessor of a distinguished ca reer in the Navy, where he was widely recognized for his ability in rivil en gineering. For his wartime st-rvice ns chief of Bureau of Yards and Docks, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. He was appointed cnief of the bureau in January, 1918. Bom at Woburn. Mass., March 22, 1863, Parks was graduated with a de gree in civil engineering from the Rens selaer Polytechnic Institute in 1884. Subsequently he was graduated with a law degree from the Columbia Law School in 1899 and got an LL. D. de gree from George Washington Univer sity in 1921. As a civilian for a number of years before being commissioned in the Navy, Admiral Parks served as chief engineer of the Denver, Memphis & Atlantic Railroad, as electric engineer for the Electric Manufacturing Co. of Troy, N. Y., and was head of the department of physics at the Rensselaer Polytech nic Institute for nine years. Appointment in 1897. He was appointed a civil engineer in the Navy with the grade of ensign in 1897, and was promoted through the various grades to that of admiral, reach ing the latter rank January 11, 1918. As public works officer at the Naval Station at Hawaii, where he had been stationed in 1908 and 1909 and again from 1915 to 1917, he had the super vision of the completion of dry docks there. He also had served as public works officer at the Navy Yard in Phila delphia. Admiral Parks served as superin tendent of liberal arts at the Parts Exposition in 1889 and was special agent of the Bureau of Education at the Chicago Exposition in 1893. He visited and reported on expositions at Antwerp, Lyon and Zurich and made reports on forestry systems of Europe. Admiral Parks was "officer de l’in struction publique, France,” 1889. He was commander of the Legion of Honer in 1920. He was a member of the Cosmos and Army and Navy Clubs. Admiral Parks’ home was at 1829 Mintwood place. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Martha Frear Parks, and three broth ers, Granville H. Parks and Karl E. Parks of this city and Albert F. Parks of Norwalk, Conn. CHARLES A. SPALDING DIES AT AGE OF 88 Burial of American Security & Trust Co. Director to Take Place in Albany, N. Y. Charles A. Spalding, 88 years old, prominent in financial and social cir cles and for many years a resident of this city, died at his home, 1703 Rhode Island avenue, yesterday. He had been failing for some time. Mr. Spalding was a director of the American Security & Trust Co. and had at various times been active with other financial institutions. He was a mem ber of the Metropolitan and Chevy Chase Clubs and an honorary member of the Army and Navy Club. He was a member of the Episcopal Church. His wife, Mrs. Katherine C. Spald ing, died about two months ago. His nearest of kin is Mrs. Horace Demming of New York City, a first cousin. Mr. Spalding was a native of Albany, N. Y., the son of the late Gilbert R. and Cor nelia W. Spalding. Funeral services will be conducted at the residence tomorrow morning at 11 o’clock. Burial will be in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, N. Y„ where double burial services will be held for Mr. Spalding and his, wife. The body of Mrs. Spalding has been resting in a vault at Albany. DEPARTMENT GIVES GERMAN BOND VIEW By the Associated Press. Undersecretary Cotton testified today to the House banking committee that the State Department had never ap proved the sale of German reparation bonds in this country, but had "inter posed no objections." Questioned on the McFadden resolu tion to prohibit American banks to pur chase the bonds, which are being issued under the Young plan, Cotton also said the department had not passed on the question of the legality of the securi ties, even after it was raised in the House several weeks ago by Chairman McFadden of the committee. The chairman said a favorable state ment had been made by the depart ment when the bond issue was an nounced and said this statement had been taken by the general public as governmental approval. Cotton replied that the statement, similar to those made in the case of any foreign securities, was intended merely to show that no objection would be interposed. Make k Perfect Pie Crust this new tcay I You will be genuinely surprised and pleased with the delicious pie. crusts you can make so easily with Flako. Flako is a prepared pie Bp crust containing the best quality I flour, shortening, baking powder, salt, and mixed in exactly the right proportions, thus assuring success every time. Flako is an old sash- ioned recipe put in a package for convenient use. It makes crisp, ■§ light and flaky pie crust and dry undercrusts, and there’s nothing to Hg do but add water, roll and bake. Bp So convenient! So easy! A 15c fc; package makes a nine-inch double I 8 crust. Get Flako to- B jl day at your grocer’s. B ■ 15c a package - - Funeral Tomorrow ADMIRAL C. W. PARKS. CITIZENS ASK PARK AREA BE BOUGHT Trinidad Association Urges Purchase of 16 Acres Ad joining Gallaudet. Resolutions urging the National Capi tal Park and Planning Commission to acquire 16 acres of land adjoining Gal laudet College for use as a park, were adopted last night at a meeting of the Trinidad Citizens’ Association in the Wheatley School. Under the proposed plan, property bounded by Florida avenue, Fifth street, C'.llaudet College and the Patterson Tract Park would be converted Into athletic fields and park areas for public use. This would be added to a tract of 40 acres nearby purchased by the Gov ernment last year for a consideration of $400,000. The land the Park and Planning Comm mission was asked to purchase either through bargaining or condem nation proceedings was divided into residential, first commercial and second commercial classifications by the Zoning Commission early this month. At the time plans for using the area for exten sion of the Union Terminal market were announced. Dr. Percival Hall of Gallaudet, intro duced the resolutions and led the dis cussion resulting in their adoption. The organization voted to appeal to t! e District Commissioners for better il lumination of alleys In the community. A rising vote of thanks was given Martin G. Stecker for his services as treasurer and acting secretary. George J. Cleary, president, presided. BALL-FOR-CONGRESS CLUB IS ORGANIZED % " Frank Scott Elected President at Meeting: Held at Fort Myer Heights. Special Dispatch to The Star. FORT MYER HEIGHTS, Va„ June 26.—Meeting here last night in the home of Frank Follansbee, supporters of Frank L. Ball, candidate, subject to the Democratic primaries, for the seat in the House of Representatives to be vacated by Representative R. Walton Moore, organized the first “Ball-for- Congress” club. Frank Scott was elected president. He was authorized to complete the organization in the precinct by arrang ing for another meeting for the election of additional officers and the selection of committees to carry on an extensive campaign in behalf of the candidate. Announcement was made that similar clubs will be organized in all of the other county precincts. For Canning Preserving. Making jams, jellies or pickles. For everyday use There is a convenient, econom- ,—■ , ical size of Jack Frost Packaged Granulated Sugar. 1 J Packed in 1,2, and 5 pound \ V l l i distinctive, sanitary, blue car- § tons. 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In his decision Judge McCarthy held that a person is not engaged in his trade or calling if he Is receiving no remuneration for the work that Is be ing done. In this particular case, Ros enberger was painting his own house. When first arrested the defendant was arraigned before Judge Harry R. Thomas, in Police Court, and adjudged guilty of a violation of a law of the State which prohibits working on Sun day. His case was immediately taken in hand by the National Association Opposed to Blue Laws and he was rep resented in court this morning by J. J. McGinnis, vice president of the Wash ington branch, and H. M. McCaffrey, State chairman of the Virginia branch of the national association. In their defense these attorneys cited the fact that in the law under which Rosenberger was chaiged, it is pro vided that violators must be engaged in their trade or calling. Judge Mc- Carthy held that no matter what Ros enberger's trade might be during the week, he was not engaged in it while working without pay on Sunday. The case was prosecuted by Common wealth’s Attorney William C. Gloth. HARRY C. STUTZ DIES SUDDENLY Complications Following Appen dicitis Operation Are Fatal to Auto Magnate. By the Associated Press. INDIANAPOLIS, June 26.—Harry C. Stutz, widely known automobile designer and manufacturer, died here today from complications, which followed an opera tion for appendicitis. He was 53 years old. Stutz came to Indianapolis Monday afternoon from Orlando, Fla., where he had been making his home for the last five years, and entered a hospital. After an operation he appeared to be doing well until infection set in and caused his death. Inventions, which improved rear axles of automobiles won Stutz his first recognition in automotive circles. He entered a car bearing his name in the fi it 500-mile race here in 1911 and it finished eleventh. As a result It became known as the “car that made good in a day," bringing with it fame and fortune to the builder. Funeral services it was said would be held in Indianapolis, probably Saturday. The widow and a daughter, Mrs. Wil liam S. Horn, Indianapolis, survive. TO SETTLE ESTATES By a Staff Correspondent of The Btar. UPPER MARLBORO, Md., June 26. Letters of administration were issued in three estates by the Prince Georges County Orphans Court this week. William E. Hutchinson was appointed administrator of the estate of Lucy Carroll Knupple Espey; John P. Van Wie was named to manage the estate of John Page and Harvey C. Bickel was appointed administrator of the estate of •Amel Hunter. His bond was set at $2,000, while that of Van Wie was fixed at SIOO and Hutchinson’s bond was S2OO. EMPLOYMENT GAIN SHOWN BY CENSUS Territory Comprising Fourth of Population Has 574,- 647 Out of Work. By the Associated Press Unemployment figures Issued by the Census Bureau today indicated that 574.647 persons were out of work in April in territory comprising approxi mately a fourth of the country, with an estimated population rs 29,364,480. These were the first figures issued by the Government as the result of the data on unemployment gathered during the present census. Secretary Lamont said they indicated much less unemployment than was gen i erally estimated. Those able to work end .seeking V'ork were listed as unemployed in the re port. Since April, when the figures were compiled, there had been an increase in employment because of seasonal oc cupations. The highest percentage of unemploy ment reported for any State was thd 4.5 per cent in Nevada, although the territory surveyed there was ; nly a portion of the State. The lowest percentage of unemploy ment was assigned to Arkansas, and amounted to four-tenths of 1 per cent of the total population. Among the large Industrial States, Ohio unemployment for its territory surveyed was placed 3.3 per cent, while Pennsylvania’s was 2 per cent. New York, 1.9; Massachusetts, 3, and Illi nois, 1.6. A population survey of in dividual cities in Illinois showed 4 3-10 per cent of unemployment in a part of Chicago. SENATE GETS PAY BILL TOMORROW Brookhart Measure Passed, but House Amendments to Come Up. The Brookhart bill to correct In equalities in the salaries of Government employes, which has passed both branches of Congress, may be completed tomorrow, when the Senate considers the amendments made by the House. If the Senate concurs in the House amendments, the bill would go directly to the President for signature. The other alternative would be to send the bill to conference. Senator Dale of Vermont, chairman of the civil service committee, is dis posed to accept the House amendments, but will let the question rest until to morrow to await the return to the city of Senator Brookhart of lowa, author of the bill. The purpose of the bill Is to move up one more step In their respective grades those employes who were advanced only one salary step under the Welch law two years ago. In most cases this will mean an ihcrease of an additional S6O a year to clerks who received only S6O two years ago. The bill benefits some em ployes in the field service as well as in Washington and represents Increases totaUng about $1,500,000 a year. One of the House amendments re stores to the personnel classification board the authority to review alloca tions, which authority was taken from it by a decision of the controller gen eral. Another amendment eliminates the retroactive feature of the increases. ■ Convention to Be in Detroit. DAYTON, Ohio, June 26 UP).—' The supreme council of the Knights of St. John selected Detroit as their 1932 convention city today and re-elected Henry A. Leusch of Cleveland presi dent. Other officers re-elected are Joseph T. Treppa, Detroit, treasurer; Leo G. Schu, Evansville, Ind., secretary, and Frank H. Biel, Rochester, N. Y„ trustee. Auto Driver Is Hurt As Batted Base Ball Breaks Car Window Archibald Davis, 41 years old, of Newcastle, Pa., suffered cuts about the wrists yesterday after noon when a base ball, batted by a player on one of the Ellipse diamonds, crashed through the window of his automobUe. Davis was treated at the Emergency Hospital. MRS. McCULLOCH DIES Widow of Medical Corps Officer Ex pires Suddenly at’ Luncheon. Special Dispatch to The Star. CUMBERLAND, Md., June 26.—Mrs. Mary Azalete McCulloch, widow of Champe Carter McCulloch, Jr., United States Army Medical Corps, died sud denly yesterday while a luncheon guest at the home of City Health Officer Har vey H. Weiss. She had arrived Monday from Waco, Tex., of which State she was a native. Dr. McCulloch, who was county health officer and deputy State health officer here, died at Walter Reed Hos pital, Washington, in October, 1928. Mrs. McCulloch is survived by one son, Rob Roy, Baltimore, and two daughters, Mrs. Alfred Powis. Montreal, Canada, and Mrs. William James, Panama, Canal Zone. bargain! al your Grocer A FULL SIZE 10c pkg. J 4 cits Vn BLUE STBEAK \ Steel Wool Cleanser \ \ Given... WgjPjfr with Cakes of SWEETHEART IwHbß9!p^sl Toilet Soap. HHHHHfIHfiHH m ce# 11 713 v Can Thin M>~- -I. - I No, S//f. Jin a crank when it conies to gas S. , } , / . ’ - |l AKE the example of the man who drove into a service station-some a where in Delaware. He drove straight for an Amoco-Gas pump The attendant had a pet gas-another one of these so-called "just-as-goods ” But this motorist had been driving for years-had tried th?m all 8 * t. 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Md irUOEe* morepergaUon Whettregttlargas users get cranky, they buy Orange American Gas-at regularprice t DOSH IS CLEARED IN ASSAULT CASE Judge Sentences Prisoner He Was Accused of Beating to Jail. Special Dispatch to The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md„ June 26—In fluenced by discrepancies between a plea of not guilty by the complaining witness and his testimony on the wit ness stand. Police Court Judge Charles t W. Woodward dismissed a charge of I assault and battery againt Montgomery ■ County Policeman Douglas Dosh of the t Bethesda station, who was accused of ■ beating Allen A. Stuart, patient at the ' Mount Alto Veterans’ Hospital in a ; cell June 13. At the same time. Judge Woodward ' sentenced Stuart to pay a fine of $25 i and costs or serve 25 days in jail on a ■ charge of disorderly conduct. “The . court could not believe anything this , man says.” Judge Woodward declared. , | “There is no doubt in the court’s mind , that he was on a plaift and fancy , 1 drunk and raising hell in general.” According to defense testimony, Dosh struck Stuart only after the latter had seized him by the throat and attempted to hit him. Both the officer and Charles E. Myers, Bethesda, foreman for the Chesapeake St Potomac Telephone Co., who was in the cell room when the altercation took place, testified that Dosh did not use a blackjack, as had been alleged They said Dosh went to Stuart’s cell to quiet him and that when the policeman opened the door, Stuart jumped at Dosh According to their testimony, the offi cer pushed him away and he came back and attempted to strike him. Here, Dosh said he hit him with Jiis fist, knocking him down, and when Stuart again rushed him he pushed him and his head struck an iron cot Last Thursday, Stuart was arraigned on a charge of disorderly conduct and found guilty by Judge Woodward. Sen tence was deferred until the hearing on Do6h's case. Testimony was introduced that Stuart told members of the Rockville Ameri- i can Legion that he had not been j drinking on the evening of June 13. J. Banks Berry, an official of the Le- ' No Doubt f out It/ SALTIb the world’s’ best:/even • grained* crystal line, pure* Always free-running. * The < big»sc * package t holds almost as much as you pay 10c for in other, free-run- Aak your grocer, today t PLAIN IODIZED INTERNATIONAL SCRANTON, FA.' gion. testified that the veterans’ organi zation has been paying Stuart’s board since his dismissal fgpm Mount Alto Hospital as a result of his arrest. On the witness stand Stuart ad mitted he was drunk, saying that he had been drinking a mixture of gin, beer and alcohol. Stuart was committed to Jail. He told the court he did not have any funds with which to pay his fine. FIRST HEAT PROSTRATION Alexandrian Convalescing After Night in Hospital. ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 36.—This city's first heat prostration of the sea son occurred yesterday. Clarence Doyle. 43. of 713 Wolfe i street, was stricken yesterday afternoon | and was taken to the Alexandria Hos* j pital for treatment. This morning he was said to be convalescing.