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MEXICO 10REIAIN
1 FOREIGN POLICIES:
No Change to Be Made Under
- • Puig-Casauranc, Who
Succeeds Tellez.
By th*» Associated Press.
MEXICO CITY. December 31.—No
fundamental change in Mexico's for
eign policy is contemplated. Dr. Jos?
Menuel Puig-Cassuranc, ncwlv-named
mini ter of foreign relations, said in an
interview last night.
The minister made it plain that
changing the head of the foreign office j
would ri no wise affect foreign policy, !
which is fixed by the President.
■ Mv appointment does not indicate i
any significant fundamental change of
attitude on the various Dending inter
mit anal problems.” he said.
The ;ame sentiment of frank inter
national co-operation, continued cor
dial attitude, constant and sincere re
spect for ideals and aims of others, ar.d
continued desire to live in peace and
cordiality with our neighbors exists
now as before.
To favorably present Mexico’s pos
sibilities and necessities; hold respect
for her promises, preserve and respect
l.er international obligations and sol\e
the international problems that mav
ar:.e are the defined objectives of this
ministry.”
Mr. Puig-Carauranc yesterday for
warded his resignation as Ambassador
to Washington to th" ministry of the
interior for transmission to the Presi
dent. who is on vacation on Cuernavaoa ;
Manuel C. Tellez is the retiring foreign
minister.
* N. RAYMOND MEYER DIES ,
N. Raymond Meyer, president of the
H H. Meyer Packing Co.. Cincinnati.
Ohio, died at his residence there yester
day. according to word received here.
He had been ill but a short time.
Mr. Meyer, a member of the Meat
Packers’ Association, had made many
trips to Washington in the interest of
bis business and was well known to
many Washingtonians.
SPECIAL NOTICES._
NOTICE OP STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETING
The annual meeting of stockholders of
A S Pratt & Sons. Inc., will he held at the
office of the company, sir* 15th Street N.W.,
Washington D. C. r.t 1" o’clock am. on
Tuesday. January 10. 1
G C TRUE. S-creterv.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
annual meeting of the stockholders of The
Capital Traction Company, for the election
of a board cf directors lor the ensuing year
and the transaction of such other business )
a* may be brought before the meeting, will ;
he hrli at the office of the company. 3t‘*Th 1
and M Streets N.W.. Washington. D. C. on
Thursday. January 3*1. 33*33. at 30 45
o'clock a nv
The polls will be open from II o'clock
• m. uni.il 3*! o'clock neon.
H D CRAMPTON. Secretary
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCK
holders of the Horn*’ Building Association
for the election of officers and directors and
such other business as may properly cone
hrfnre th«* stce’cho!ri**rs* meeting, will be
on Tuesday. January lO et R
o'clock r> m . in the office of the tr?*vurer.
*'111 >Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Books .
now np^.i for subscription 10 the stock ot ■
the .Vito series.
.TAMES M, WOODWARD, Secretary.
OFFICE OF THE FIREMENS INSURANCE
Company of We shirston and Georgetown,
p.'vrnlh street and Indiana avenue nortb
wevt. The stockholders of the Firemens
Ircurnnce Company of Washington and
Georgetown will meet *t the office on MON
PAY. January 2. 1!*33. for the purpose of
electing thirteen directors for the ensuing
year Polls open from 11 am to 1*3 m. ,
ALBERT \V HOWARD. Secretary.
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCK- I
holders of the Georgetown Masonic Hall As- j
aociation will be held at Masonic Hal’. 12.10- .
1 •• Wisconsin ave. n.w . Tuesday evening
Ja'nrnry :’.rd at ' 3« o'clock, for the
purpose of election of directors and receiv
is a \c RIRCH President.
Attest: B W. SPILLE. Secretary___ J
•THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCK- j
holders cf the American Building Associa- j
t:on will be bold at the offlc- of the As so- ,
nation. :*»oO Pennsylvania avenue 'outn
#ast. on Thursday. January^ 5. 1 be
tween the hours of *! and 7 o'clock p :n..
for the election of officers and directors lor
the ensumc year and for the transaction
of such business as may properly come be- .
inre the H. KINDLE.
Secretary._
CHAIRS I OR RENT. SUITABLE FOB
BRIDGE PARTIES banquets, weddings and
meetings. 10c up pei day tacn. new chars ;
Al-o Invalid rolling chairs for rent or sale
UNITED STATES STORAGE CO.. «1» 10U
at n iv Meiropotltan 1844 __ j
THE-ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCK
holders of the Real Estate Title Insurance
Company ol the District of Columbia, for
the purpose of electing fifteen trustees of
1 the company for the ensuing year, will be i
held at the office of the company, o(>3 E
Street N \V . on Tuesday. January 10th.
1 at 1 o'clock. The polls will be open
between the hours of two and three o’clock |
p ni The transfer bcoks will be closed from
January 1st. IRISH, to January 10th. 11»33. 1
bo h dates inclusive.
CHARLES E. MARSH.
Secretary.
* NOTICE IS ' HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 1
annual meeting of the shareholders of the
N; ticiial Bank of Washington, of Washing
ton. D C . for thf» election of directors and
the* transaction of .^uch other business as
may core before the meeting, will be held
Et the banking house on Tue^tlay. January
In, i: at 1‘2 o clock noon. The polls
wiil remain open until 1 o'clock p m.
J PRANK WHITE. Cashier
THE~ REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING OF
the shareholders of the Columbia National
B-xnk of Washington will be held Tuesday.
January in. 1933. at its banking house.
911 F S'reet N.W . Washington D C. for
the election of directors and such other
bv.sir.e-. ar- may properlv come before th*
m^etirr Polls open from l'Z noon until
1 o'clock p m
ROBERT H LACEY. Ca«hier_
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
OF WASHINGTON. D. C
The annual meeting of the stockholders
rf the National Capital Bank of Washing
ton D. C. for the election of directors und
the transaction of any other business that
mav he brought before the meeting, will be
held Tuesday. January loth. 1933. between
thr hours of 12 o'clock noon and 3
o'clock D.m.
_H. C. STEWART. CB.shrr. |
NOTICE—THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
shareholders of the Second National Bank i
Wasnington, D. C.. for the election of di- |
rectors for the ensuin? year and for the |
transaction of such other business as m.-v |
be properly brought before the meeting will ;
hp hold at the bank at 1 ’ o’clock noon on 1
Tuesday. January in. Ift-’t-l. Boil* will be
open between the hours of 12 noon and 2 j
© clock p ni
VICTOR B DEYBER. President _ j
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCK-;
holders of the Chss. Schneider Baking Co .
Inc . for the election of directors and other
business, will be held at the offee of the
company, dl'l Eye at n.w.. on Wafsrstfir.
January 11. 1033. at 7 pm. Transfer books
Will be closed 1«» da'* prior ’o the m*-»:ing.
JOHN O MEINBERG. President.
B P* ROVER. Serretnr" _
TO THR STOCKHOLDERS OF THE NA
Honai Capital Jii'urance Company ol the j
District of Columbia: Purs'tant to a re*o!u- 1
t'nn parsed bv * h- Board of Trustees of the
National Capital Insurance; Connnany of the
District, of Columbia, at a meeting held on
the 9th day of November. A P. 193W end
in compliance with the provisions of Section
K:r» of Subchapter Four of Chap’er XVIII
of ’he Code of Lav/ for the District of Co
] imbia. police is hereby given that at the
Annual meetina of Stockholder of said
Companv, to be held January 11th. A. D
1 at 12 o'clock noon, at the office of
■the Companv. Pennsylvania avenue
southeast. Wa-hin-ton. D. C.. the question
of amrndine (lie Cbnr^r of Mid Comoan?
so as to extend it" business to permit tn#
Company to insure and reinsure risks la
all various forms authorized by the second
and fifth subdivisions of Section 3 of an
Act ni Concrrss approved March 4th. A. D.
1 entitled "An Act to regulate marin*
Insurance in the District of Columbia and
lor other purposes " will be taken lip for
consideration and the stockholder* asked to
vote fnr a resolution authorizing buch
Amendment. CLARENCE F DONOHOI.
GEOROE P REPFTTI
HOWARD H KRAMER,
JAMFS A DONOHOE.
WALTER LI. MARLOW.
LEWIS FLEMER.
CHARLES A CARRY.
JOHN C. YOST.
MORRIS F MAF.UOW.
FDWARD S BRASHEARS.
GUY STEUART.
A G. BISHOP _
MAURICE OTTERBACK.
.70S A HERBERT. JR.
Being a majority ofjhe Board of Trustee?
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THF
American Security Jr Trust Co has declared
a regular dtvidend of 3 per cent on its capi
tal stock of S3.4nn.non payable January in.
]9.'{3, to the stockholders of record at the
close of business on December 31. 1932. The
annual meeting of the stockholders of eatd
company for the election of '.irectors for
the ensuing year, the presentation of the
annual report of the president and the
transaction of such other business r/ay
t>rui>?iiv come before them, will be h*ld at
the office of the* company in ‘he '-lt.y « I
Washington D. C.. on Tuesday, ’aivary 17.
IP33 at 12 o'clock noon and the pells win
, be open until I •Mid o'clock p.m. The trats
ler books of the company will be ctosed
lrorn Janua.y Rth to the ITto. both days
Inclusive COpcORAN THOM. PreMJent.
Frederick p h. siddons. secret*ry,
1 tv ANTED—LOAD OF HOUSEHOLD FURNI
turc to New York. Jen. I end 3: to Pitts
fenrsch. Dec .30 and to Richmond. Dec. 31.
SMITH'S TRANSFER & STORAGE CO., 1313
Vmi (L n.w.
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From the Front Row
; . ■ — " ■ — —t - ■ ~
Reviews and News of Washington s Theaters.
"Frisco Jenny.”
With Chatterton at Her Best.
RUTH CHATTERTON in her
lctcst film. "Frisco Jenny."
which had its world premiere
yesterday at Warner's Earle,
is to b? seen as ore of thos*
noble demi-mondalnes who go all
to pieces for the sake of their
•'rhet-ild.’’ As a flaming si ter of
sin. handsomely garbed in the
plumed bonnets
nineteen - hun
drcds, she
eventually goes
to the gallows
wreathed with
smiles in the
conviction thvt
she has given
her c 11 for the
sake of her
son — and that
thi* son will
never know
abrut it.
A tortuous
philosophy, e.nd
one which nss
Ruth Chutlerton. bfen ."'f11 f*"
plotted by the
camera, it is. nevertheless, made
fairy convincing by the perform
ance rf Mix Chatterton. who takes
her place one; again in th- cinema
sun after a few painful skirmishes
off into the hinterlands.
Women, particularly, will enjoy
thir—especially those women who
have always had a sneaking suspi
cion that they would chop their
head- off for their sons if this
ch:pping would save the lads from
the tragedy of a lost ideal. Frisco
Jenny’s theory is that it is better to
have her boy brought up in a
strange home and be filled with ex
pensive bread and butter rather than
have him know that his mother is
not one of the ‘'400" and that she
earns her livelihood threugh uncon
ventional ways'.
So it is that after a series of
major and minor disasters—in which
the San Francisco earthquake is
pictured with great skill (the b^st
p=.rt of the picture)—poor Lady
Frisco, who has last her boy and
refuses t-> take him back or trll him
who she is. goes to San Quentin. She
is sent there end strung up by the
reck because she has killed the
man who wanted to tell her boy
that his mother was the greatest
underworld baroness in the city.
The boy. of cour e, b the district
attorney, and he It is who pleads
the case egtinst his own m thcr—
and who. in the bitter end, doesn't
know what he has done.
A sad. s d talc—overmelodramatic
and implausible — but Interesting
through the fine work of Miss Chat
terton and Louis Calhern. It is al o
interesting cn account cf a series of
ridiculous 1906 hats, which are
strangely reminiscent of this season s
creations.
The stag? show is enlivened by
tho e exre lent c medians. Block and
Sul'ey; by Frank Richardson in a
series cf overshrill songs; by some
s mewhut advanced Lopez "Debu
tantes,” who do nicely with their
orchestra; by two pantomimists, one
of whom you'd never guess is a girl,
and by the usual Japane.e acrobats,
who perform many impossible things.
Maxine Doyle, approaching the 20
vesr mark, Is there. t:o
E. d-e S. MELCHER.
"Heritage of the Desert."
By Zane Grey, at Columbia.
piSTOL shots which search out
* their intended victims just in
time to avert disaster and without
the slightest chance of failure, have
been brought to artistic perfection
in the filming of the romantic stories
of Z?.ne Grey, and that author's
‘'Heritage of the Desert." offered
at the Columbia Theater, carries its
quota of such warlike events, in ad
dition to some hand-to-hand strug
gle in which devastating blows ap
pear to be struck.
The picture is satisfying to those
who like to see this author's semi
historical contributions turned Into
a semblance of life, and it is quite
conceivable that the conventional
battle between settlers in the South
west and land thieves is more real
istic under the camera than on the
printed page. The pleasure it gives
is dependent partly upon the per
spective involved in frequent transi
tion between the group scenes and
individual incidents and the broad
views, with animals on the range,
and impressive scenery of the portion
of the Southwest that is represented.
Especially strong is the attack of a
giant bear upon the flocks, while
the riding and exhibition of equine
perfection a-e features.
This picture, in its position as the
latest of such films, has gained in
detail from previous attempts in the
same field, and while it has the
character chiefly, of an exhibition
of elemental life and elemental na
ture, it suggests that this reproduc
tion of a disappearing form of life is
of a series that has attained profes
sional distinction.
Especially is it true that the favor
ite actors of such productions have
developed a naturalness that might
be envied by those engaged in show
ing the more refined phases of so
ciety Miss Sally Blane. for instance,
who has been chosen for the hero
ine in numerous Western shows, has
progressed in her display of human
and emotional qualities to the point
where she becomes an actress of
pome rank, while J. Farrell Mac
Donald and David Landau also take
a high place in this type of drama.
Randolph Scott has the personal
equipment for a heroic role, and the
others who give force to the story
a re Gordon Westcott, Guinn Wil
liams and Vincent Barnett.
The Columbia program includes
several short films, most conspicuous
among which is a Hal Roach com
edv. called “The Taxi Boys.” which
wins a mark of lOO per cent for the
display of comic stupidity. Nothing
conceivable could surpass it in that
respect. There aw a ho a trawl pie
ture covering all parts of the world
and a cartoon comedy which is very
original. D. C. C.
-•
Folger Library Visiting Hours.
The Folger Shakespeare Library wi
be open to visitors today from 9 a m. t
4:30 p.m., and on Monday from 1 p.n
(o 4:30 p.m. It will be closed on Sun
day as usual.
William Haines, at the Fox,
Starred in "Fast Life.”
AN unreal world which is as
familiar to screen patrons as
if it were real—perhaps
more so—and which is filled
with adventure, laughs and
victories, emerges once more in
"Past Life,’’ which illuminates part
of the time allotted to the program
at the Fox Theater. The people
who make up the story are just the
_ kind of citizens
who wouin dp
expected in a
motion picture
which stars
William Haines:
for that actor
has a definite
place a m o n g
e n t e r t ainers.
His name sug
gests an i;ea.
an opportunity
to enioy cer
tain things. No
body inquires as
to the merits
of his selec
tion for a role
William Haines. The character
w ould not ex st ;
unless Mr. Haines were chosen. His
manner of speech, his readiness in
action, his Joyous smile and his bold
badness are among the cherished
institutions of a decade. He never
falls to register, because a verv poor
play would be required to destroy
his happiness. He climbs the lad
der of success which is set before
him with strides which earrv him
to the top from the very bottom in
a way that enables the spectator to !
watch him grow. Along the wav he I
rebukes all hypocrisy and ineffec
tiveness.
In the production. “Fast Life ’* he \
wins a championship of speed boats j
with all the spectacular detail that I
could be desired. There i* real I
speed in the picture, and all the
other champions arc mere speck> on
the water. It is real water, for the
events are run off at Catalina, p!at
ground of the Pacific. Big and little
boats and ships make up the
groundwork, while there are numer
ous cIosC'iiD .scenes showing Mr.
Haines and his chief associates
driving their craft over the waves.
The hero has just finished his
term in the Navy, and invents a
! turbine marvel which is destined to
win fame and fortune Rivals,
among whom is the capable Conrad
Nagel, dispute his progress, but there
is no low of sea or land that can
prevent the acts of Mr. Haines. So
he goes on to the completion of his
course, and in co-operation with
Madge Evans, who also has a con
genial role reaches the marriage
stage. It is all good entertainment, I
j and among the fine contributors, in
addition to the three mentioned, are
Cliff Edwards and Arthur Bvron.
The company also includes War
burton Gambit Kenneth Thompson,
Albert Gran and Ben Hendricks.
The ?tage show at the Fox is
headed by Belle Baker, radio per -
\ sonage, whose numerous popular
songs are earnestly demanded by the
audience Gold and Raye, with their
erratic style, contribute dance origi- I
nality. Benny Ross, a natural come- i
dian. offers effective imitations, and
i.s assisted by Maxine Stone in new j
dances Dick and Ec'ith Barstow. i
with the assistance of a soloist. t
make their dance steps talk. Paui
and Nino Chezzi in an acrobatic !
turn prove to be real experts. Phil j
Lampkin and his orchestra continue
their good work. D. C. C.
A lir ,VA U111III »
Has a Second Week.
TJY degrees Washington has gene
33 "Mummy” crazy. Scores of the
most noted local troglodytes are
known to have shaken their sloth
from them and wended their way
hurriedly to the Rialto Theater, to
see Boris Karloff in his now famed
role of the Mummy. They, too. it is
said, have sat in the darkened
theater and eaten away at chocolate
drops or fingernails, horrified at the
meiciless gentleman who lived 3,700
years ago and was now attempting to
make love to another rejuvenated
mummy, walking around in the
shape of Zita Johann.
This is that yearly horror feast
which is provided by Universal Pic
tures. and which has grown to be
something of a custom ever since
“Frankenstein'’ made strong men
weak and weak women weaker. It
is not by any means a good film.
Nor is it the peer of melodramas.
But it does offer a certain rhill to ;
those who are looking for such !
things
The cinema has mislaid the theme
of Egyptian mummv hunting for
some time now—so that this refer
ence to the famed Carter expedi
tions, and the sight of men digging
away in Egyptian dust is not so
familiar as it was a few years ago.
The romance which has been in- j
jected into it is not, of course, a
refreshing love affair. And just what
the poor hero will think when he
discovers that he has married a
mummy Is another question.
However, the course of mummv
love seems to run smoothly—and so
1 the picture ends with the ghastly
I and ghostly Mr. Karloff meeting his
doom—and the lovely heroine (acted
not too convincingly by Miss Johann)
trotting off to the arms of her
British Lothario—free from dust and j
tombs and what not. E. de S. u.
"Silver Dollar"
Held Over Another Week.
'THE story of Yates Martin is in- !
j A terestinp, and one which has
been treated with considerable suc
cess in "Silver Dollar." which Is
being held over for a second week at
Warn-' s Metropolitan. The rise
and fall of this eccentric millionaire,
who built opera houses In Denver,
entertained Gen. Grant, asked Presi
dent Arthur to di;ink with him at
his wedding, and died in extreme
poverty, makes a biography which is
well worth seeing, and one which
deserves its second week at this
theater.
Edward G. Robinson is splpndid
in the title role, and Aline Mac
Mahon is oerhros even better than
that, but Bebe Daniels, as the sec
1 ond woman in the man's life, seeme
3 miscast. While she is nice to look
at and does her best with the role,
- she just happens not to be the right
person and so lends a curious off
color note to this otherwise excellent
production.
As in the case of most straight
forward biographies, the climax is
perhaps not so vital as more theatric
stories would have them. And the
beginning is slowpaced and uneven.
But when th? Dicture gets under
way, when Robinson is making
speeches and yowling and shaking
his fist in a kindly wav across the
country—when he has built up his
little kingdom In Colorado with ail
the power and insight of an un
crowned monarch—there is much to
be enjoyed and little to find fault
with. A really fine film.
E. de S. M.
“Strange Interlude"
Presented at Palace.
TpHE cinema version of Mr. Eugene
O'Neill's fomber drama, "Sttange
Interlude," has reappeared In
Washington this week at Loew's
Palace, where it is billed cheerfully
as "an afternoon of happiness that
leads to a life of lies.”
Whether this simple little formula
does or does not explain all the
grim, neurotic forebodings for the
race—and the race of meddlers In
other people's affairs particularly—
encompassed in Mr. O'Neill's origi
nal nine-act stage play, at least Miss
Norma Shearer makes a glamorous
effort to preserve intact the char
acter of Nina, heroine of the story
and probably the most important
female characterization created by
an American dramatist in the pa-t
decade. When Miss Shearer strives
to be beautiful and charming, it is
difficult to denv her. When heavy
emoting is required of her, as often
it is in "Strange Interlude." she
makes an honrst and sometimes .suc
cessful attempt to meet the demand.
Clark Gable, as the lover Darrell,
achieves the remarkable trick of
passing through all the ages of man
without changing, howsoever, ex
cept in tile color of ins hair. He Is
far outdistanced bv the role.
The plot, incidentally—much more
incidentally in the play than in the
movie—concerns a young girl who
becomes neurotic when her sweet
heart is Killed in tne war, desperate
when she marries a sweet, adoring
and bovine lad who gives her n > c hil
dren. Attracted by a young doctor,
who is a friend of her husband's,
she becoaies his mistress, has a child
by him. and lives to a ripe old age.
regret ;ing she had attempted to be
so bright and experimental with her
life. R B. P., Jr.
OPPORTUNITY LIST
CUT DOWN TO TWO
Crippled Mother and Three
Children Assured Needs
for Coming Year.
Another Washington fnmilv today
was crossed cff the list of next year's
needy, due to continued response of
liberal citizens to The Star's holiday
appeal for relief of 20 sorely stricken
hemes.
A crippled mother and her three
school children, listed as Opportunity
No. 5 in the Christmas • Opportunities,”
received definite assurance this morn
ing that all their wants will be provided
lor during the coming year, as the goal
of S990 for their aid was oversubscribed
! with incoming gifts. An excess of $5.31
will be applied to the two remaining
eases. Opportunities Nos. 3 and 14.
On the basis of latest calculations
approximately $212 is needed to dose
Opportunity No. 3 and about $133 to
close Opportunity No. 14 and wipe the
I slate clean. That makes a total of ap
proximately $345 still required to reach
ihe grand goal of the appeal. $10,717.20.
The Star earnestly hopes that this
small sum will be raised over the week
end. so that the New Year will bring
to each of the 20 unfortunate homes a
message of real, tangible happiness and
hope.
A touching contribution todav came
from a group of eight children, who
chipped in with iheir pennies and dimes
to raise one dollar toward the deficit
in the fund. The youngsters desired
tiiat this money be placed to the credit
of Opportunity No. 9. but since that
ease is dosed. The Slar is taking the
liberty of splitting the sum among the
two remaining opportunities.
Hurry along with your donaiions and
let s send this extremely worthy fund
"over the top" with a burst of New Year
enthusiasm Send or bring your checks
or cash to The Star's cashier, marked
for "Christmas Opportunity Fund ”
Today s list of eontribuiions follows:
Name. Number. Amount.
Previously acknowledged.$9,749.59
Ca^h .. Oppt. No. 3 100
NUTf
Can Vou Solve It ?
co O0
I
D: Fordney is professor of criminology
at a famous university His advice Is often
sonant hv the j»nhce of mauv cities when
confronted vvi’ii parr icula rly beffline cases
T*iis problem lias been taken from his case
hook covemiK hundreds of criminal investi
gations ,
Trv vnnr wtt« o" it' Tf takes hut ONF
MINUTE to read' Every fact and every clue
necessarv to its jtol.it ion are m the story
Uself and thete js nnlv one answer. How
good t detecitve irr you?
The Death Leap.
BY H. A. RIPLEY.
Ol’D shrieks rent the air. women
fainted and men rushed to the
spot ! What a siaht ! The broken
body of a man lay squashed on
the sidewalk, the result of a fall
from the top of the tall, midtown hotel
building.
The afternoon was hot and humid,
but Prof. Fordney's saunter was quick
ened as he pushed
his wav tnrougn
the crowd just as
the body was be
inp removed. A
' porter hurriedly
washed away the
blood from the
' tpot and where It
' had spattered
y against the front
T of the building. In
M a few minutes all
evidence of the
tragedy had been
removed
Several onlook
ers remained while
Fordney talked
ntui lilt r.v
a ator boy. who
had taken the dead man up. With a
nod Leo indicated a bystander. "He
was up there at the time ”
Without hesitancy the man acknowl
edged the fact and readily answered
the professor's questions.
Barton's my name, the dead man
is Stan Masters. I thought he was Just
another sufferer, seeking relief from the
heat, when he came up on the roof.
He did act queerlv. though—worried
like. Then, suddenly, he ran over,
climbed the railing, and just before he
gave a mighty leap tossed me his bill
fold, saying he wouldn't need it any
more. There r S3CO in it.”
Later as they stood ort tire roof. Bar
ton said: "Here's where he climbed
up"
Fordney looked down the sheer drop
of 18 floors and shuddered.
“As I thought,'' he said cryptically.
"Come on, Barton, Inspector Kelly is
waiting for you downstairs!"
WHY DID HE WANT BARTON?
tSee Page A-7 for solution >

D. C. STUDENT ELECTED
Named Officer of National Colored
Fraternjty.
CHARLESTON. W. Va„ December 31
i.4V—Kappa Alpha Psi, national col
ored college fraternity, closed its an
nual convention yesterday after re
electing A Moore Shtarin of Durham.
N. C . as grand polentarch.
Other officers named were J. S. Hen
nicutt. Topeka. Kails , senior vice pole
rmrch; Noble F. Peyton of Washington.
Junior vice polemarch: J Ernest Wil
kins of Chicago, keeper of records and
exchequer: A. B. Henderson of Atlanta,
grand Strategus; L. Leo Jacobs, West
Virginia State College, lieutenant strate
gus, and W. V. Eagleson, West Virginia
State College, historian. The next con
vention will be held In Chicago in
August.
Beryl O. Gardner Oppt. No. 3 2.00
C. M. R., Jr., and
E. K. R. Oppt. No. 3 2 00
F. L. H. Oppt. No. 3 2 00
Elizabeth I. Keyser Oppt. No. 4 10.00
Boy Scout Troop,
No. 97 . Oppt. No. 5 2.00
! A Bridge FVrursome Oppt. No. 5 2.50
E. E. T. Oppt. No. 5 5.00
M. P. W. Oppt. No. 9 1.00
S. H. D. Oppt. No. 17 1.00
A Friend . Any 2 00
Cash . Any 2 00
M. C. C. Any 10.00
Cash . Anv 1.00
H. M. G. Any 10.60
Cash . Any 100
Anonymous . Any 2.50
In memory of
G. R. B. Any 5.00
In memory of
S. W. B. Any 5.00
Cash . Anv 100
|n. V. P. Any 1 00
Cash . Any 100
Anonymous . Any 10.00
I Cash . Any 2.00
Cash . Any 5 00
; Mrs. D E. Kleps.. Any 10.00
i A. M. Pnckins.... Any 5.00
| A Friend . Any 1 00
Marv Godfrey_ Any 2 00
M. C. P. Any 5 00
Anonymous . Any 10.00
E. C. R. Any 5.00
E B Calvert. Any 1.00
Phoebe P. McKen
ney . Any 2.00
! J. M. S. Any 1.00
I Cash . Any 100
I Cash . Any 1.00
M. F. B. Any 1.00
J. T. C. Any 1.00
■ Cash . Any 1.00
Cash . Any 2 00
'I
Mr and Mrs. Felder
Finlow . Any 5.00
Cash . Any 1.00
Anonymous .Any 1.00
R. B. P. Any 1.00
F. B. Any 5 00
Mother and
Daughter .Any 2.00
E. H. A. Any 100
Total . $9.902 19
Here are the remaining opportunities:
Opportunity Xo. 3.
Father Is In Prison.
Still needed (approximately). .$212 00
At one time the J. family was wel!
o.T Mr J, had almost paid for a small
modern dwelling in the residential sec
tion of the city. He-'owned a small
clothing store and did fairly well until
the depression came on. His main con
cern was caring for ills wife, who was
suffering from heart trouble, and his
four youngsters, ranging from 2 to 9
years of age. In 1929, however, busi
ness became slow. Mr. J. was no longer
able to keep up the mortgage on his
ptoperty and the mortgage on it was
eventually foreclosed. In order to meet
the bills of his business Mr. J. borrowed
from every source, and wnen his cred
itors pressed him he became frantic.
He knew only one thing—that his wife
and children must not suffer.
He began passing checks. Things
went along smoothly until the bank
brought the matter into court. Mr. J.
is now serving a sentence. His wife
and four children still must be cared
for Mrs. J. has heart trouble and it
is impossible for her to work, even if a
job could be found. She hesitate* to
accept assistance, but she U helpless
and knows she must depend on some
one to see her through this crucial
period. Mrs. J. Is a good manager and
can care for her family's needs on *90
a month. The sum of $1.0*0 would!
give the family food, clothing, shelter
and medical care for a year.
Opportunity No. 14.
Father III—Funds Exhausted.
Still needed (approximately). .$133.00
This carpenter is an Immigrant. He
came to America many years ago, found
a job almost Immediately and worked
steadily. Marrying a thrifty woman.
the two worked together, fixed up a
comfortable homa and raised two
healthy children.
Only a year ago this man was making
$35 a W'eek and the family was plan
ning to buy a small home. Then he
fell 111. Physicians were called, but no
diagnosis of the Illness oould be made.
During the past year he has remained
ill. The family's savings have long
been exhausted. The woman has moved
to smaller quarters, pawned her little
bits of Jewelry and even sold some of
the furniture in an attempt to care for
j her children without outside help. Now
, she must ask for aid.
The man Is out of the hospital, but Is
unable to move A nurse visits him
dally to change his bandages, but his
constant worry over family matters
hinders his recovery. He realizes that
there is food and medicine to buy. rent
to be paid and clothes to be obtained
for the children who are of school age
The modest sum of *1,020 would main
tain them for a year.
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Owing to the inclemency of the weather at Christmas, many
were nnahle to attend to their usual t emeterv Decorations.
We make this special offer—
Our $3.00—$4.00—$5.00
MEMORIAL WREATHS
$ ^ Each Two for $3.00
Open Sunday A Monday
^' * V.V. - =* ’ II
LAST CALL ...
NEW YEAR'S EVE
RESERVATIONS
DIIMNFR This year’ wiu
LMm>,CIV start the festiv
ities—at 10:30. Eight delicious
courses—then
DANCING revelry,
UAINV-IINVJ, noisemak
ers, fun supreme, delightful
surprises — with a 20 - piece
orchestra until 4 a.m.
BREAKFAST, ££ ba'
i. 4 a.m., bringing to a close our
most wonderful New Year’s
i Eve celebration. |
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for Dancing 1
—all for per person I
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% Hamilton Hotel
£|||Sijjj^Cbr. 14^ LK.. Qu&aclL <j4. Qmn,
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The store will remain closed Monday, January 2nd, in celebration of the New Year
-—
A Happy New Year
'
A S 1932 passes into history we wish to express to you
** our very great appreciation for the patronage you have
given us during the year.
V/ OUR generous treatment has been most reassuring in
* these times of stress. It gives renewed courage in our j
constant determination to provide for Washington,
| merchandise that fully measures up to the quality principles
upon which this store was founded and upon which it shall
continue to operate.
/
AA AY we again remind you of the economy of quality,
' v * and the remarkably low prices at which the best
, merchandise is now being offered—prices that, in
i many instances, are lower than we have ever known them. j
!
I
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I
May the Yew Year he a Happy *
One to You9 and Happy as well
to all whom you know
I ;
WITH THE DAWN OF A
NEW YEAR
— MORE FAITH, MORE COURAGE,
MORE BUSINESS FOR EVERYONE
in 1933
THE WASHINGTON LOAN
AND TRUST COMPANY
HARRY G. MEEM, ProsiJant
Main Office West End Office
F St. at Ninth Seventeenth St. at G
Resources ' r ,'v V nty Millions
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