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CHANGES IN ZONING Manor Park Association Wants no Minor Changes Without Public Hearings. Proposed changes in the zoning sys tem were opposed last night at a meet ing of the Manor Park Citizens' Asso ciation at the Whittier School. One resolution voiced the associa tion's disapproval of the change which would permit minor changes without a public hearing. The association felt that, such legislation would deprive in terested parties of their rights. The association also passed a reso lution opposing the zoning change which would permit the construction of storage garages, allowed to make Incidental repairs to automobiles, with out the consent of the property owners within 200 feet of the sites. Presidents of the other associations j In the vicinity added their protests to ! the Manor Park group's against the i erection of a school for colored pupils j at Crittenden street and Blair road, i east of Rock Creek Cemetery. They were Horace J. Phelps of Petworth As sociation and Thomas Joy of the Chil lum Heights group. Other speakers were C. E. Le Vigne of the Citizens' Forum of Columbia Heights, who discussed last Saturday night's special meeting of the Federa tion of Citizens' Associations, and Burd W Payne, also of the Forum, who stressed the need for concerted action. W. A Roberts, general cotinsel for the Public Utility Commission, dis cussed the proposed merger of trans portation facilities within the District. $2,500,000 IN SCHOOL CHECKS DISTRIBUTED! Virginia Counties and Cities Get Balance Due for 1931-32 Session. Special Dispatch to The Star. RICHMOND, Va.. February 2 — Checks from the State controller's office are in the mails today for mo"? than $2,500,000, this sum being the bal ance due counties and cities of Vir ginia for the maintenance of the public schools for the session of 1931-32. Arlington's share is $22,994.85, that of Fairfax is $26,877.57 and the City of Alexandria receives $21,228.07. The grand total is $2,549,210.17. of which $1,961,026,96 goes to th“ counties j and $588,183.21 to the cities. The i amounts are disbursed on the basis of j the school population shown by the census for 1930. The distribution to other counties and j cities in the northern section of the j State is as follows: Culpeper, $13,610.72; Fauquier, $21.- | 791 48: Frederick, $14,488.63: Loudoun, i $22,415.29; Prince William. $13,278 10; | Spotsylvania. $11,895.09: Stafford, $7.- j 849: Westmoreland. $12,910.82: the City of Fredericksburg, $6,281.25. and the City of Winchester, $11,702.06. -• EMPLOYES OF CHICAGO RECEIVE 1931 SALARIES Thousands Get Wages for Last | Two Weeks of Year—SI.500, 000 Paid. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO. February 2 —Thousands ! of city employes stood in line yesterday and were oaid off for the last two weeks of 1931. Approximately $1 500.000 was paid out to policemen, firemen and other department workers. This sum was transferred from the city's aggregate fund. The sanitary district was not so fortunate and defaulted, for the second time this year, in paying interest on bonds amounting to $469,037. The first default came January 1. The Engineering Department of the district laid off 201 employes today. There were no funds, the district offi cials said, to pay men. They will be put back to work as soon as funds are available. The district employes have not been paid since November 15, 1931. • MAYOR WALKER ILL Phy sieian Warns New York Execu tive of Health Dangers. NEW YORK. February 2 iP).—Mayor James J. Walker was suffering last night from a bronchial cold, low blood pressure and subnormal pulse. His personal physician. Dr. William Schroeder. jr„ has Informed him his low vitality may expose him to serious Illness and the mayor said he would do as much work homo as possible. DAY-TIME The Ideal war of treating children** cold*—— no fu»», no mu*s, yet safe and effective. NSGHT-TIME Pat the youngsters to }»e»1 with Vapet at each end of their pillows. Breathe uowzj co£& OlW-CuU. V A P E X Use r. s. Pat. off. E. FOI’CERA & CO., Inc., New York. Dlf \ $ributort of Medicinal Products Since 1849 Woodward &Lothrop 10™ 11th F and G Streets Last Week We Sold 50 Elgin Strap Watches in Less Than One Hour...Now 50 Women's Elgin 15-Jewel Wrist Watches Regular List Price Was $65 . . . in Three Attractive Styles of 14-K W hite Cold Cases They Will ISot Make Again Fine Jewelry, First Floor. —and the 15-jewel movements are the same that Elgin will use in the wrist watches they will continue to make. Think of it, an actual saving of $40 on the regular price at which hundreds of these watches have been sold. The quantity is limited to 50 watches-—since last week’s Elgin watch offering was a “sell out" within the hour, immediate selection to morrow morning is advisable. For Two Weeks in the Country, or a Quick Trip to Paris, Use A Hartmann Tourobe Hi’giilarly $42.30 The length of the trip makes no differ ence to the Hartmann Tourobe—it always offers marvelous convenience, complete protection for your wardrobe, and is light and small enough to be carried by hand. Carries garments on hangers, accessories in compartments—unwrinkled, unmussed. Apparel section is detach able and may be placed wherever most convenient for ease in packing. Luggage, Fourth Floor. Special Introductory Offer . . . New Quilted Mattress Pads The New Cross-Stitch Pattern Reduces Shrinkage These new pads are done in a brand-new cross-stitched design, which reduces, to some extent, the shrinkage which occurs in all mattress pads when laundered. In order to acquaint you with them, we are offering a limited number at the special prices below— 36x76 .$1.35 39x76 $1.50 48x76 -$1.85 42x76 $1.65 54x76 ....$1.95 Bedding, Second Floor. Famous Persian Average 9x12 Size Recently $575 Royal Sarouk Rugs Average 4x7 Size Recently $175 I They are soft and luxurious to walk upon, their soft mellow rose tones, warm reds, and pleas ing blue-and-gold combinations are perfect in modern homes—-and they are priced at far below the prices they would regularly be marked for this superior quality. Oriental Rugs, Fifth Floor. Seamless Larchmont Wilton Rugs 9x12 Size— Recently $119.50 »5950 Other Sizes at Proportionately Lou' Prices ■ Late Fall and discontinued designs of finest quality Larchmont Wilton wool rugs noted for their exceptional wearing qualities, beautiful patterns, and distinctive color tones. Priced lower than we have ever before offered them. Rrcs, Fifth Floor. Another New Shipment—Heavy, Waterless Cooking Type Cast Aluminum Cooking Utensils Regularly Sold at $5.50 to $7.50 They are in the styles and improved shapes that have usually been sold only from "house-to-house,” at much higher prices. They are the modern, fine quality utensils made for cooking foods the waterless way. A previous shipment of identical quality utensils was depleted in one day—so we advise early selection tomorrow. Phone orders, District 5300, promptly filled. ^285- . \ • 4-pc.SeT 2 skillet's Frving Pan Combination: 3 pieces. (Regularly $5.50) . $2.85 Coffee Pot and Stand; 14-cup capacity.(Regularly $7.50), $2.85 Combination of two Saucepans, with covers. (Regularly $7) $2.85 Double Casseroles, with cover. (Regularly $7).$2.85 French Roaster; self-basting. (Regularly $5.50).$2.85 Combination Dutch Oven and Baking Kettle. (Regularly $5 75) $2.85 Omelet or Double Fry Pan. (Regularly $5.50).$2.85 Combination Reversible Griddle and Saucepan. (Regularly $5) $2.85. Priced separately: Grid dle, $1.60; Saucepan, $1.25. Housewares, Firm Flook. Hundreds Have Already Found Our Semi-Annual Selling Offers Finer Furniture at Lower Prices Convenient Terms Living-Room Croup Semi-Anntial Selling Priced One of the selling’s most popular living-room suites—a lovely Queen Anne design, generously proportioned, and luxuriously upholstered, with moss-and-cotton filling, hardwood frame, sagless web seat construction. Covered to your order, in a selection of rich friezes. Dining-Room Suite Semi-Annual Selling Priced One of the finest 10-piece dining-room suites we have seen at this price. A distinctive late 18th century design—in the distinguished Sheraton or Hepplewhite manner—of fine crotch walnut, beauti fully finished. The set includes buffet, server, china closet, table, five straight chairs, and one armchair. Furniture, Sixth Floor.