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For This Column For one week (started Wednesday) see the one day specials we Hill offer in our guaranteed con struction furniture! y&osts PAY BY THE MONTH FOR FURNITURE All-Layer Felt Mattress s694 (At the low price that you would pay lor just on ordinary cotton mottress.) ; Even at this low price, this mattress is guaranteed not to lump or knot. Remark ably comfortable. It. comes in all sizes. Ordinarily sells for much more. Walnut End Table, $8.94 Charming not only because of the rich walnut wood (the top Is solid walnut i but also because of its unusualness of design. Note the twisted legs, also the shelf which will probably prove as much a point of convenience as it is of attraction. $3.50 to $5 Footstools, $2.69 Upholstered in the finest of materials. In a wide selec tion of styles and sizes. $21.75 Pull-up Chair, $12.94 The frame is of solid ma hogany. the coverings may be had in a choice of attrac tive materials. Carries our I. regular guarantee on its fine I construction. Only a limited | number of these. p > ♦ Sheraton Style Secretary-Desk $28.49 Note the pretentious and artistic top of this secretary. An inlaid effect adds even more to its rich appearance. In a choice of walnut or ma hogany finish. Three draw ers with automatic slides and three book shelves. Ordinarily sells for much more. / ^ • 3ttosfcs ^ Sons Nat’I 3770 F St. at 11th “Barker the Immune” Meets Gang Death—Frank Nitti Sought as Killer. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO. June 17.—Frank Nitti, whose firing squad enforced harmony in the old Capone liquor syndicate, was sought today for the machine gun assassination of George "Red'’ Barker, who aspired to succeed the imprisoned "Scarfaee" Al. It was Nitti. poice said, who originated tlie "second floor front" ambush which erased Hymie Weiss, Joe Aiello and oth er enemies of Capone from tlie Chicago gang wars. Barker's killers used the same sys tem. sending machine gun slugs from the second floor of a West Side apart | ment building into Banker's body as he I strolled toward the Norford Hotel. After the killing of Barker police found a machine gun and an automatic rifle in a vacant lot across an alley from the hotel. The w'ord went out by radio and telegraph printers to "bring Nitti in.” Served Term in Prison. Nitti, one of Capone's earliest body ! guards, was released several months ago from Leavenworth Penitentiary after serving an 18-month sentence for income tax fraud. His former chief is now in the Atlanta Penitentiary for the same reason. Police and underworld speculation named Joe Fusco, Murray Humphries and Frankie Rio as Capone's lieutenants from whom his successor would be chosen to keep the beer business In hand. It became apparent, however, that Barker planned to extend his activities ; from the union labor field to the liquor business. It, was whispered that Wil liam White, another labor racketeer, and Edeard O'Donnell, a powerful South Sider not allied with Capone, were planning with Barker to muscle into the syndicate's affairs. Barker, one of the 28 "public ene mies" on the original list of the Chicago Crime Commission, was the third to die. Aiello and Jack Zuta were also j killed by gang guns. Ralph and A1 ] Capone and five others are in peni ) tentiaries. Jack McGum is appealing a Mann act conviction to the United I States Supreme Court, three others j are involved in deportation proceedings, four are fugitives and the remaining ten walk Chicago's streets more or less freely. "Barker the Immune.” Tlie gunmen pumped 18 rifle and pis ! to! bullets into tlie body of "Barkm' the ! j immune." whom- until last night— I neither the foes cf gangland nor the I arm of Cook County law had been able j to cheek In the career of crime which t he began in 1916. I Two men were held today for in ! vestigation in the slaying—Larry Evans. I a waiter, and George Birklord. hotel | clerk, who helped three ethers pick the I gangster's lifeless body off the street! 1 and rush it to Keystone Hospital. Three physicians said no man could 1 • have survived the leaden torrer.t for j j more than a few seconds. Death, they : decided, was almost instantaneous. Barker had never been convicted in \ Cook County through years of per- j sistent harassment by police of a charge j 1 more serious than larceny —though i | murders and all forms of labor war1 i violence had been laid at his door. He “muscled In” on one union after ! another till at tlie height of his check- ) ered career he was reputed to have 1 had an income of $200,000 a year. I onvicU'd in ancingan. j Michigan brought him his only major ! conviction and put him behind the bars ’ of the Marquette State Penitentiary j j from 1920 to 1928 from Detroit for as- j j sault to rob. He escaped in 1922, but j was at liberty only six days. It was on his return to Chicago from ; Marquette that the hoodlum began lay- I j ing the groundwork for his vast1 racketeering structure. Officials of the Pontiaq. 111., Reforma- | tory considered Barker even too "bad’’ to permit him to remain there when j he was relumed for violation of parole. | He was paroled in 1919 after serving a ; year for his last Cook County convic- > tion. for larceny, the year before. • Barker.” complained Pontiac, "is a 1 bad influence on the younger prisoners,” I and the State transferred him to Joliet State Prison. Extortionists Slain. A gang of extortionists walked into 1 a police trap laid in a loop gambling i establishment yesterday and three of I i s members were shot to death with j ; shotgun and pistol fire. A fourth! ; escaped. Todav the police revealed the three men killed had been warned of their fate by a police lieutenant at a show-up just a week ago. "Some dav the police are going to get tired of bringing you fellows in here and they’ll send you to the morgue.” Lieut. Edward Birmingham told them. The warning was prophetic. ‘Tipped off” through gangland sources, extortionists were to call at the gambling place on North Wells street yesterday and demand payment | of $25,000 under threat of death. Po I lice, under Pat Roche, chief investi I gator for the State's attorney, lay in | waiting. Four men appeared on schedule. I Harold Partner, 29; Samuel Katz. 27, 1 and Frank Rogers, 31, all minor gang | sters and police characters, were mowed I down upon opening fire on the officers. The fourth, who escaped, was not ’ j identified. DOG, 12 YEARS IN ARMY, ! IS BURIED WITH HONORS ! _ i i Mascot Is Interred at Base of Statue of Liberty—Military Salute Is Given. | By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, June 17.—Trooper, a pilsner-colored hound dog with a record of 12 years’ srrvice as an Army mascot was buried today with military honors at the base of the Statue of Liberty. A bugler sounded taps as soldiers of the 1st Military Police Company of the Army garrison on Bedloe's island stood at attention. A final military salute flashed, and as the little dusty body I was lowered to a grave at the foot of | the post flagstaff, the troops marched ! briskly away. I Born at Camp Dix, N. J., Trooper \ served with Company G of the 16th Infantry. -• HOLD CLASS NIGHT Plays and Music Feature Exercises at Hyattsville High. Special Dispatch to The Star. HYATTSVILLE. Md„ June 17.—Plays, | music and other features marked class night exercises of Hyattsville High School's graduating class. Among those contributing to the program were Wil liam Stanton. Edith Brechbill, Peggy i Starr. Ja.ii Miller, Winifred Kerstetter, Valerie Kincheloe. Ashby Ritchie. An drew Beveridge and Esther Pyles. Dancing followed the program. Just Think of It— The Star delivered to your door every evening and Sunday morning at llic per day and 5c Sunday. Can you afford to be without this service at this cost? Telephone National 5000 and de livery will start at once. RANCH EMPLOYE HELD IN SLAYING OF WOMAN Man Charged With Killing Is Found Wounded on Floor Near Her Body. By the Associated Press. SUISUN, Calif.. June 17.—A. J. Pick rell. 38. was in custody today, charged with slaying Mrs. Lois Sutherland, 41. member of the pioneer Baldwin family of California and Nevada. Police expressed belief unrequited love caused the slaying and Pickrell's apparent attempted suicide. Physicians said Pickrell would recover. Pickrell, who had been employed on Mrs. Sutherland's ranch since March 1, was discovered lying on the floor of the ranch house last night, with what police said were two self-inflicted gun wounds. Mrs. Sutherland’s body was found on the floor of another room. Only a few hours before she was killed Mrs. Sutherland told a friend, Ed Uhl, she was afraid of Pickrell and was going to discharge him. -» ■ ■ - Fire recently destroyed the beautiful 500-year-old castle of Bernweller, near Ulm, one of the greatest landmarks of South Bavaria. BRADBURY HEIGHTS MAN IS JAILED FOR ASSAULT Wife Charges Husband Hit Her With Bottle—D. C. Man Pleads Guilty to Drunken Driving. By a Staff Correspondent of The Star. CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., June 17 — Convicted of assault and battery on his wife, George E. Ford of Bradbury Heights was sentenced to 30 days in jail by Judge J. Chew Sheriff in Police Court yesterday. The wife, Mrs. Roberta Ford, said her husband hit her with a bottle. Edward Charles Cook, 800 block of Gale street, Washington, pleaded guilty to driving while drunk and was fined $100. He pleaded not guilty to reckless driving, but was convicted and fined $1. He was arrested by Constable Earle Blackwell. James Adams of Fairmont Heights drew a three-month jail sentence for assault on Mansfield Mayo. Betty and Peggy Whitfield, twins of Ipswich, have entered, for the first time, the girls' open golf tournament 1 of England. OFFUTT BACKS BEER PLAN Says Tydinga’ Bill Would. Aid Economic Conditions. The Federation of Business Men's Associations last night voted not to take any stand on the prohibition ques tion in its relation to business, pend ing action by constituent associations. George W. Offutt. immediate past president of the Washington Board of Trade, was the principal speaker. He said that the Tydtngs plan to legalize beer would bring in sufficient revenue to cure many of the country's economic ilLs. He added that it is imperative that the Government raise more money and give aid to the millions of unem ployed. The federation commended the man ner In which Brig. Gen. Pelham D. Glassford, superintendent of police, has handled the bonus marchers during their stay here. Commendation also wss given the efforts of Representative Joseph B Shannon of Missouri to keep the Gov ernment out of business. --• Because of desultory partisan fight ing, planting of crops in North Man churia has been greatly retarded and not more than a 60 per cent yield la expected this year. Moses endeavors to sell its mer chandise at least 6% less than it could if it did not sell for cash. 5b. 5tlo54s 2? Sons NAtional 3770 Store Hours: 9:15 to 6 F St. at 11th % Special Shoppers' Luncheon Chicken Salad with Mayonnaise.. Sliced Tomatoes.. .Cold Asparagus and Stuffed Olives... Rolls and Butter. Iced Tea . . . Coffee ... or Milk TEA ROOM—LOWER FLOOR Washable Crepe Frocks $5.95 White and Pastels A fine quality crepe that has body enough that it looks just as lovely as when new after many tubbings. Many styles including jacket frocks. Trims of embroidery, eyelet, etc. Sizes 14 to 20. The dress pictured is the dain tiest of pinks. It cleverly ef fects the appearance of a 3 pc. frock by using a white ba tiste top and separate jacket. MOSES-SECOND FLOOR "Flap-Jack" Vanity Cases 94c Moses' Cash Price Who of you hasn’t always wish ed for a large mirror in a large, flat vanity? They’re 4’^ inches in diameter. A large puff, too. Loose-pow’der style. Finished in black, beige, blue or green. MOSES—FIP.ST FLOOR Washable White Bags 94c & S184 Wash them as many times as you like and they’ll look as nice as when new. All sorts of in teresting styles to choose— many of them using the zipper fastenings. All of them lined and fitted. Also novelty fabric bags at these same prices. MOSES—FIRST FLOOR Another Shipment of This Famous Moses Spool Bed $| *^.94' Read Below the Superior Points That Hare Made This One of the Greatest Sellers in Moses’ History This bed is, in addition to the fact that it is specially priced, better than just the ordinary spool bed ..much more sturdy in construction. For example, the base posts are 1*4 inches wide, as compared with the usual %-inch width. The spools are much stronger —nothing spindly about them; the head and foot are considerably higher than the usual spool bed. The famous Grand Rapids make. In single or double sizes: maple, walnut or mahogany finish. Following This Year’s Mode for the Colonial Style— 3-Piece Solid Maple Suites for SATURDAY ONLY Here’s a suite that can be adapted to all sorts of use— grand for an apartment all year round, ideal for Summer furniture use, just the thing that club houses like for all year round use. Note—it is inexpensive, but not cheap, for it is SOLID maple in the genuine lacquer finish. The one chair is a baby wing style, the settee is 60" long. All the spring seats and padded backs are removable. s3950 Recently Sold for Much More Large "Jumbo" Porch Rocker With Strong Rush Seat, s474 Here’s a chair made for comfort.. extra high back, extra wide arms and extra wide seat of strong rush. Its just a whale ot a rocKer: in natural, green or orange colors. Easy-Folding Chairs... s314 A smart-looking folding chair in beau tiful awning stripe upholstery. Green enamel framing. Light weight; un usually comfortable. Rockers to match at $3.94. PAY BY THE MONTH FOR FURNITURE Cfanefctc&n. Girdles, s2 84 You have been accustomed to pay more for a girdle of this type. It is a 14-inch side hook style; richly figured Suntan batiste with knitted elastic. For average figures. Sizes 26 to 34. Grand for Summer wear. MOSES—1THIRD FLOOR. CHILDREN’S SPECIALS * Swim Suits H Tots’ all-wool belted models with smart design on blouse. Sizes 1 to 6. Big Boys’ & Girls’ Swim Suits, $1.50 All-wool swim suits. Sizes 7 to 14 years old. Various styles and colors. CHILDREN'S SHOP SECOND FLOOR. on Regular $8.50 and $10 SHOES An unusual opportu nity to fill your foot wear needs at really "worth - while" sav ing— This is the best news Wash ington women have heard in a long time. The price, $3.44, is nothing short of sensa tional for Moses’ style and quality. A positive saving of $4 to $6 on every pair. / JACQUELINE SHOP SECOND FLOOR. NO REFUNDS ALL SALES FINAL. Clearing Our Shelves of Publishers' Overstock Former $2 and $2.50 Books * Tomorrow is the last day of this great selling of books. You’ll want several at this price—take them with you on your vacation. No phone orders, please. MOSES—FIRST FLOOR. The New "Formal" By Jantzen With ingenious adjustable draw cord in the back hem to assure a perfect fit 1 Jantzen copied this Formal suit from the smartest of eve ning frocks. It’s a Continental style inspiration ! The shoulder straps and knitted belt contrast with the suit, and it comes in a number of colors. Like all Jantzen suits, it fits perfectly. We might mention, by the way, that Joan Blondell has publicly voiced ^ her choice for this S suit. A Complete Line of Jantzens, $5 to $7 Allen-Knit Suits, *284 Made by the famous Allen-A company. In a selection of 3 styles and various colors. 'I © Jantzen I Bathing Shoes, 54c; Beach Clogs, 64c; Polo Shirts, 64c; Bathing Caps, 23c to 94c; Beach Pajamas $1.94 MOSES—FIRST FLOOR.