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BARBECUE MURDER
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Deputy Seeks Money for Trip
to Norfolk. Where Men
May Be Hiding.
Br it Staff Correspondent of The Star.
HYATTSVILLE, Md.. February 14
—Another suspect in the murder of
Angus H. Burch, 52-year-old barbecue
stand proprietor, arrested by Prince
Georges County police yesterday, was
scheduled to be released today.
Sergt. Ralph Brown said the suspect
had proved an alibi. Police also took
into custody two other men, but they,
too, were released last night. All of
the arrests were made in Colmar
Manor.
As police were pushing their, in
vestigation of the crime here. Deputy
Sheriff Thomas H. Garrison asked the
county commissioners at Marlboro for
expense money so he could make a
ttrip to Norfolk, where he believes the
murderers of Burch are hiding.
Deputy Garrison said his investiga
tion showed the murderers held up
several gasoline stations in Washing
ton before shooting Burch when he j
failed to give them ills money as they
entered his place of business in Colmar 1
Manor, early on the morning of j
February 4.
He claimed the trio were using a
car stolen in Lynchburg, Va„ and
found abandoned in Norfolk last week.
The commissioners postponed action
on Garrison's request until next week
Justice of Peace Henry O'Neill of
Bladensburg will conduct an inquest
into the murder tomorrow night.
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DENIES PRISON RIOT
DUE TO DISCONTENT
Washington State Warden and
Aides to Grill Convicts
Further Today.
9f the Associated Press.
WALLA. WALLA, Wash., February
flL—Denying the bloody Lincoln's
SJirthday State Penitentiary riot was
k-aused by prisoners' dissatisfaction
ever “bad food." Warden Janies M.
fMcCauley and his assistants planned
today to gnil further some of the
*om1cts involved—those who are still
•alive.
The warden said:
"They said they'd received the best
treatment they have ever had, and
that they just had too long sentences,
and wanted to make it out."
The death list stood at nine today.
right convicts shot down by rifle and
machine gun fire from the walls, and
one guard, who was stabbed to death.
The ring leader was named by
Warden McCauley as Philip Wallace,
serving a minimum term of 10 years
for robbing a Fort Lewis paymaster
Wallace was not injured.
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AUTOMITIVE EXPORTS
IN 1933 SHOWED GAIN
Improvement Over 1932 Due to
. Demand for Cars and
Trucks.
®r the Associated Press.
United States automotive products
exports were shown by Commerce De
partment figures today to have gained
43 per cent in value in 1933 over 1932.
The value in 1933 was $93,968,000.
compared with $82,185,000 in 1932.
Improvement, the Department of
Commerce said, was due entirely to
•lengthened demand for passenger
cars and trucks as shipment of mis
cellaneous products declined.
The combined shipments of passen
ger cars and trucks numbered 107.031.
valued at $51,805,000, against 65,492
valued at $34,945,000 in 1932, a 63
per cent gain in volume and 48 per
cent in value.
TOBACCO GAIN HEAVY
Worth Carolina 1933 Crop $83,
553,000. Against $35,273,000,
RALEIGH. N. C.. February 14 (A>).
—North Carolina's 1933 tobacco crop
3pm valued at $83,553,000 in estimates
announced yesterday by the crop re
porting service of the State Depart
ment of Agriculture.
This is $48,280,000 more than the
$35,273,000 the 1932 crop produced.
With 509.060.354 pounds of the esti
mated 1933 production of 518.522.000
pounds marketed through January,
the crop already has brought in ap
proximately $81,296,000, the report re
vealed.
The average price paid through
January, was $15.97 a hundred, as
compared to $12.03 for the 1932 crop
marketed through the same period
a, year ago. The report estimated
the yearly average for 1933 would be
$16.10 a hundred, as compared with
$12 the previous year.
Wed 50 Years
COUPLE CELEBRATE GOLD
EN ANNIVERSARY.
MR. AND MRS. M. R. KING
Of 313 Jefferson street northwest, who
are today celebrating the 50th anni
versary of their marriage. They have
four children and nine grandchilden.
The children are Mrs. Faber Hair,
Mrs. A. L. Smith, Mrs. E. B. La
Corey and Herbert King.
—Harris-Ewing Photo.
MONTREAL ESCAPES
STAVISKY PROJECT
Branch of French “Gibraltar,”
Whose Failure Caused Riots,
Was Planned.
By the Associated Press. •
MONTREAL, February 14 —The Ga
zette says that Serge Stavisky’s huge
pawnshop in Prance blew up just in
time to prevent an affiliated enter
prise from being established in Mon
treal. Financial circles were given as
the source of the paper’s information.
The local venture would have been
connected with the supposedly solid
Bayonne Bank, which failed for about
$40,000,000, causing a cabinet to fall
and leading indirectly to the recent
riots in Paris, the paper said.
’’Clues have been run down.,” it
added, ‘ showing a syndicate here was
proposing to take advantage of the
'Rock of Gibraltar’ reputation of the
Stavisky bank and- to launch here a
pawnshop bank along similar lines.
"Promoters of the proposition are
declared to have been as much
shocked as were the people of Prance
when the scandal broke and Stavisky
committed suicide.”
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Men Carry Purses.
Society men of London are again
carrying purses for small change.
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Jfc Eoeef HOSE we . . .. 35c
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(Whit*, foe, bln* or grey)
SO* SHIRTS and SHORTS or, 35c
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GLOVES ore ._
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FAIRFAX SCHOOL
BUDGET MATURES
*
Slight Difference Expected
in Figures Obtaining
Last Year.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
FAIRFAX. Va„ February H.-Indl
catlonx that when the Fairfax County
school budget for the fiscal year 1934
35 is finally completed it will show
but slight difference from the 1933-34
budget of $210,000, including both
State and local funds, was foreseen
as a result of a special meeting of
the County School Board held here
for the purpose of discussing budget
ary problems.
Discussing items from the current
year’s budget with Division Supt.
W. T. Woodson, members of the
board suggested they could see but
little possibility of malting any ma
terial changes. The matter of In
struction, largest single item on the
budget, which for the current year
la expected to amount to approx
imately <132.000. was considered at
length by the board.
As a result of a rapidly Increasing
enrollment In the majority of the
schools, the School Board decided
that at least four additional teachers,
three elementary and one high school,
would be necessary next year.
Although called especially as a bud
get meeting, a number of other prob
lems came to the attention of the
board and consumed the greater part
of its time. Representatives of the
Fairfax County Colored Citizens’ As
sociation appeared and requested that
provision be made to provide Instruc
tion beyond the elementary grade
level for colored children. The board
decided to withhold any decision on
the matter for the time being.
SLAYER GETS LIFE
LENISON. Iowa. February 14 CP).—
Louis Hamann, 18. confessed slayer of
his grandmother. Mrs. Christina Evers,
pleaded guilty last night and was Im
mediately sentenced to life Imprison
ment at Port Madison Penitentiary,
on a first degree murder charge.
Hamann beat the aged woman with
a stick of firewood and then stran
gled her to "make sure she was dead,"
officers said he told them. He sought
<140 he believed she had hidden In
the house at Schleswig.
MISS GOLDMAN SEES
SPREAD OF FASCISM
Anarchist Leader Says General
Strikes Aid Cause of
Workers.
By the Associated Press,
NEW YORK, February 14 —Emma
Goldman declared last night she
favored general strikes such as those
in Austria and France as “the only
means of spreading the anarchist Ideal
efficiently."
At the end of the first of a series
of public lectures she Is scheduled to
give during her 90-day stay granted
by Washington, a heckler rose from
the audience and shouted:
“You may have been a sensation
before the war. Emma, but what you
have to say today Is mild.”
The topic of her talk was “Living
My Life," and In It she gave excerpts
from her published memoirs. Not
until questioners arose from the
audience at the end of the lecture did
the anarchist leader, clad In a bro
caded shawl and black dress, talk or
the world today.
“President Roosevelt,” she said
then, “is the first President of the
United States to recognize that the
workers have rights.
"He Is not a Communist nor an
anarchist, of course, but he is a cap
italist who sees the worker, which Is
a rare thing. Indeed. And now It la
up to the workers to retain those
rights which they have been given."
fascism, she said, 1s gaining head
way throughout Europe. “In England,
every one says 'No, we will never have
Fascism, for we do things differ
ently,”’ she said.
"And some day the king will wake
up In Buckingham Palace with Rain
sey MacDonr.ld and the Prince of
VVales, those two supersalesmen of
politics, and And that while English
men were ‘doing things differently'
Fascism conquered England, quietly
but thoroughly.”
From the audience came the query,
“Why did you write against the Com
munlst government of Russia In the
capitalistic press?"
"For the same reason," Miss Gold
man replied, “that I wrote against
capitalism In the radical press. I knew
the Communist press wouldn't print
what I had to say against them."
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Trinity U. Head Named.
WAXAHACHIE. Tex., February 14
(i'P).—Rev. Raymond Hotchkiss Leach.
New York, has been elected president
of Trinity University here and will
assume his new duties April 1. The
new president Is secretory of the
university department of the Council
of Church Boards of Education. He
formerly was dean of men at the
University of Nevada. He la a grad
uate of Oberlln College. Mr. Leach
succeeds Dr. John H. Burma, resigned.
STRIKERS FIGHT TROOPS
Clash Occur* at Sugar Mill in
Orients Province of Cuba.
HAVANA. February 14 (JP).—Strik
ing workers clashed with soldiers at
the United Fruit Co. sugar mill at
Preston, in Oriente Province, yester
day, but no casualties were reported.
The soldiers made many arrests.
Official dispatches to the govern
ment s-.id the attitude asrumed by the
strikers was "frankly revolutionary."
Employes of the mill today rejected
government arbitration of their
troubles with the management, and
walked out. The company said the
strike would not affect operations.
Please Note!
It Is against our policy to quote
comparative prices. Therefore,
do not judge the quality of
these goods by their extremely
low prices. The Reductions are
very sharp for immediate clear
ance before Spring goods arrive
and in many cases the original
prices were more than twice
what the Sale prices are. And,
furthermore, every article is
from our own fine stocks as we
never buy merchandise purpose
ly to be placed on Sale. You
may buy freely with the assur
'ance that the qualities offered
are the very finest and made by
the best manufacturers in
I
SALTZ BROTHERS
FINAL SALE
Before IVe Open the Spring Season!
%
Saltz Brothers’ Store is not a "Sale Store,” only twice a year are regular prices re
duced, then we place on Sale our regular fine merchandise from our own stocks.
Furthermore, wholesale prices are rising now, and the replacement prices on these
goods are much higher than the original prices. This Sale offers a great opportu
nity to stock up now at really worthwhile savings. The Sale begins Thursday.
This merchandise is from our own fine stocks.
There will be no replacements at these prices.
FURNISHINGS
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83 Assorted Shirts. •• »•-« y^l.UU
189 Fancy Shirt*, collar* att. $1.55
163 Fancy Shirt*, collar* att. $1*95
176 White Oxford Shirts.... $1.95
203 White Broadcloth Shirt* $1.65
164 Colored Broadcloth Shirts $1.55
117 Col.-to-Match Tah Shirts $1.95
87 Wh. Pltd. & Dickie Shirt* $1.95
115 Necktie*, now 79c, 2 for $1.50
218 Fine Quality Neckties... $1.15
86 Pigskin & Pigtwin Glove* $1.89
17 Suede Windbreakers. $7.95
8 Comb. W‘db'k'rs & Sweat. $5.95
19 Sweater Coat* sharply reduced!
129 F.ng. 6x3 Black Rib Ho*e 65c
242 pr*. Lisle Hose, now....* 47c
110 pr*. College Campus ^oi ZjC
84 pr*. Liglit-\. ght. Golf Hose $1.00
27 Flannel Robes, now.., .. $5.95
286 Undershirts and Shorts.. 65c
81 prs. Pajamas, asstd, now $1.69
95 Fine Pajamas, assorted.. $2.45
44 Fine Quality Silk Pajamas $5.95
36 Silk Mufflers, assorted.. $1.95
37 Silk Robes, sharply reduced!
7 Cashmere Mufflers, now. . $1.00
69 prs. Suspenders, assorted 95c
8 Carlton Cigarette Lighters $1.00
2 Expensive Lighter Sets .. $3.95
17 Alligator Raincoats, now $5.95
61 B. V. D. Shirts, white... $1.65
73 Fine Quality Mesh Shirts $1.65
CLOTHING
1 Full Dress Suit, size 36.. $42.50
1 Langrock Full Dress Suit,
size 38. $47.50
5 Langrock Full Dress Suits, $65.00
(Sices 35. 36 chert, 3*. 36 lonf, 39.)
7 Tuxedo Suita .... .$33.50
(Sizes 36, 37, 38, 39, 39 Ion* 42, 42 Ion*.)
7 Tuxedo Suits.$36.50
(Sices 35, 36, 37 chort, 36, 3* short, 39, 40
shdrt.)
3 Langrock Tuexdo Suits.. $38.50
(Sixes 36, 38. 42 Ion*.)
4 Langrock Tuxedo Suits.. $47.50
(Sices 35, 37, 38, 42.)
7 Langr'ck Chest. O'Coats. $43.50
(Sizes 35, 36, 37, 38 Ion*, 40, 40 Ion*. 44.)
92 Imp. Harris Tweed Suits $38.50
46 Domestic Tweed Suits... $24*50
HATS .
47 Light-weight Felt Hats.,s $1.95
35 Fine Quality Felt Hats.. $3.85
49 Fine Worsted Suits...... #29.50
218 Langrock's finest Suits... $42.50
2 Heavy O’Coats, sizes 38-42 $29.50
33 Imp.Harris Tw’d Knickers #7.75
2 prs. Wool Knickers...... $2.95
14 Spring Topcoats.$29.50
2 Spring Topcoats, size 40. . #23.50
9 Gray & Tan Flannel Suits.
36, 37, 38.#23.50
37 Flannel Suits by Langrock #29.75
56 prs. Flannel Trousers,
#4.95, #5.95, #6.95, #7.95
5 Gabardine Sports Coats.. #11.85
(Sizes 36. 36 short. 37. 38.)
3 Flannel Sports Coats, 35,
38, 39 short .. $9.85
SHOES
892 prs. French. Shriner & Urner
Shoes, the finest shoes made in
America for gentlemen—
£8.95 £9.95 £10.95
This is our Final Sale of the Season and Prices are Lowest 1
SALTZ BROTHERS
CJine adpparelfor Qentlemen
134-1 F STREET. N.W.
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I House & Herrmann
February Sale
Means Savings I
We are featuring values you’ll find are hard to match be- |
cause they are “Furniture of Merit”; buy what you need J
at these advantageous prices. f
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4-Piece Maple
Bedroom Suite

It's value* like
these that keep
this store busy.
Truly a remarkable suite and in the
popular maple construction. W ood that is
classy in effect, and in a design that will
add charm to your room. In the construc
tion the “worn" edges and peg effect of
joinery have been carried out. The mirrors
are the adjustable type, swinging from
brackets, a departure from the hanging
wall fashion. You will note the practical
size of the pieces; and the closer you
scrutinize the greater will he your wonder
at such a suite at such a price.
You Can Get
A wonderfully good- A genuine walnut ven- A very attractive w*l
looking and comfortable eered bedroom suite of nut veneered ten-piece
living room suite of two four pieces, with adjust- dining suite, hand
pieces—in the February able mirrors, for as somely finished, for as
Sale at low as low as
W0 110
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And a host of other special values in
Occasional Chairs Secretaries Springs
Boudoir Chairs Desks KitSl^ Equipment,
Occasional Tables Mattresses etc, etc.
—and many other values throughout the store in suites and separate pieces.
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Come in and see the dis
continued numbers in
Gulistan Rugs
$89'50
' Let us give you a demonstra
tion of the new >
Philco
Round the World Radio
Your credit itt good in the
February Sale as it always is
House <Sl Herrmann
A “Furniture of Merit” I
II Seventh at Eye Street 8433*35 Ga. Ave. I
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