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GRAND OPERA WAR
SEEN POSSIBILITY Radio City to Present Oper atic Productions With or Without Metropolitan. Mr the Associated Press. NEW YORK. December 4.—A grand opera "war" was seen as a possibility in an announcement today by Roxy, •'director general" of the $3! ,000.000 Radio City, being built on Fifth avenue. Roxy, who in private life is Samuel L Rothafel, told a gathering of motion picture advertisers Radio City would have grand opera, whether or not the Metropolitan Opera Co. decided to cast in its lot with the gigantic amusement center and move into a new home in Rsdio City. Radio City is faring space among its 12 huge buildings for an opera house *r.d negotiations have been under way with the Metropolitan, but no an nouncement has been forthcoming. The possibility of competition between a new house and the old. backed by the persons of large WTalth who sit in its famous "golden horseshoe,” gave music lovers something of a sensation. Roxy and Radio City's gigantic new talkie house, seating 3.600 people and with provisions for the use of a huge arreen. would provide the motion pic ture Industry with a "show window” for pictures of a higher type to win back the proportion of the populace “lost" because of "pandering.” He has tened to add that he had seen definite improvement in pictures the last six months. Radio-Keith-Orpheum has a lease on the picture theater and a music hall which will seat 6.000, he said, but he indicated a belief they would eventually be open “to the whole world.” Marvels of the new development, he said, would Include a public address aystem In the music hall whereby one could drop a pin on the stage and make 6,000 people think they heard a nail fall. A variety show, with every thin* from polite burlesque to light , opera, will play the music hall, while xthe movie theater will have no "stage show.” "The day of the combination picture and human entertainment is ending,” he said. The stage, like a "half of a sun,” will be almost in the audience’s lap, he said, and by means of lights will reflect its mood upon the audience. People of Colombia are complaining that living costs have not dropped with wages $25,635 SUIT IS FILED AGAINST GULF OIL CO. L. Kincade Aeks Sum fbr Los* of Services of His Wife, Damage to Car, Following Collision. The Gulf Refining Co. was named defendant yesterday in a suit for *25, 635.25 filed in District Supreme Court by Lowell D. Kincade, 1221 Holbrook street, as a result of a collision in volving a truck owned by the defend ant company and his automobile. Kincade asks the sum for the alleged loss of the services of his wife. Lillian, who, he said, was seriously injured in the collision, and for alleged damage to his automobile. The collision oc curred January 30 on Neal street noth east near Bladensburg road. Attorney William Wendell appears for the husband. Harriett O. Young, 1869 Mintwood place northeast, filed suit for *25 000 damages against the City Cab Co. for alleged personal injuries She was a passenger in a cab of the company September 28 last when it was in col lision with a parked automobile near Fifteenth street and Florida avenue. Attorneys Douglas, Obrar & Douglas and J. V. Morgan appear for the plaintiff. RAIL HEARING SET Argument* to Be Heard on Vir ginia Freight Bate*. Ora! argument on the Virginia State | Corporation Commission’s complaint against the Pennsylvania Railroad and , other carriers, that vegetable freight rates from Virginia to Eastern and Southern points were excessive, was set yesterday by the Interstate Com merce Commission for January 29. at Washington. ARMY BOARD NAMED Will Seek Simplification of Paper Work in Service. A special board of Army officers has been appointed to meet at the War De partment to consider methods of reduc ing and simplifying paper work through out the Army. The members are Lieut. Col. J. F. Clapham and Mai. Madison Pearson, Adjutant Generals Depart ment; Lieut. Col. C. O. Schudt, Finance Department; Lieut. Col. E. B Gregory. Quartermaster Corps, and Maj. James MacKay, Inspector General's Depart ■ ment. Baked Apples Stuffed with MINCE MEAT Select choice apples and hollow out a moderate space with teaspoon. After dusting the inside with sugar, fill with Wood's Old Time Mince Meat flavored with pure New England RUM and California SHERRY. Place in pan with cider or water and cook slowly until apples are tender. Government Permit, Md. H-668 _j A' ii i K 'i i|IiV'j (i ^ 0 M W M i'i ilfj||' |||l'l|li i!'' I1'hi UNITED STATES -OR EUROPE WITH A STEWART-WARNER • 'I Foreign or Domestic Reception AT THE TURN OF A DIAL Come in and let us shsw you the wonder radio of the age—sets that in a twinkling can be con verted from the finest of all sets for domestic reception, into short wave receivers for world wide reception — the New Stewart-Wamer “Round-the-World” Radios. 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Sons F St. at Eleventh NAt. 3770 lower floor ► * 0k Palms Royal ELEVENTH AND G STREETS N.W, TELEPHONE DISTRICT 4400 You Are Cordially Invited to the Opening of Our new candy department Beginning Friday, December 4, ice shall feature that famous line of fine confections * ★ ★ ★ ★ Schrafft’s candies \ OPENING SPECIALS Blue Banner Special z. /A Package, lb. Ol/C Schraff's Peanut Brit- 'SLf* tie Package, each 40c to 2.00 a Pound For your selection, we shall have For gifts and remembrances, for luscious fruit and nut candies, delici- bridge and dinners, you may have your OUS crisp and chewy pieces, creamy choice of rrtany beautiful boxes filled creams and tasty specialties. with specially selected confections. Come in Friday and discover for yourself how exceptionally delicious Schrafft’s Candies are. Palais Royal —Main Floor OPENING SPECIALS Jumbo Peppermint f* _ Package, lb. Ovv Twin Oak Pepper. ^ mints, lb.V C iTbwl".0*k.D't'‘: 39c Ok Palais Royal ELEVENTH AND G STREETS N.W. TELEPHONE DISTRICT 4400 CHRISTMAS OPPORTUNITY Nou! At the Palais Royal you can buy the BEST in electric refrigeration—the Frigidaire A General Motor Product on the hash of NO DOWN PAYMENT and as low as The equivalent of 25c a day! At last! A wonderful opportunity that no family which is missing the benefits of Frigidaire can afford to miss! True, electric refrigeration has been made possible in some instances at low cost—but this is THE FIRST TIME that the leader of all electric refrigerators—FRIGIDAIRE— has been offered to Washingtonians on such amazingly liberal terms! ®1oor i '