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"-Τ&3Γ fcf WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION Society· and General D. C., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1934. ** PAGE Β—1 EXPERT PROPOSES RECREATION UNITY IN REPORT PLANS L. H. Weir Sees Need for Central System in Devel opment in D. C. TRAINED EXECUTIVE HELD VITAL TO ANY PROGRAM Boards Would Include Group of Citizens Serving in Ad visory Capacity. Stressing the need for a unified sys tem of recreation for Washington and Its environs, a report·, submitted to day by Lebert H. Weir, recreation tx pert of the National Recreation As sociation, as consultant to the Na tional Capital Park and Planning Commission, suggested four plans. The report, laid before a group of interested citizens assembled in the conference room of the planning commission in the Navy Building, urges that whatever plan is adopted there should be a trained executive In charge and the system should be fortified by a strong citizens group. Asks Recreation Department. Under one of the plans submitted the Playground Department of the District Government would be abol ished, its duties being transferred to r recreation department under the ι National Capital parks and the Board of Education. In the report this is called plan 4. The others are: Plan 1. A Recreation Commission appointed by the Commissioners of the District. Plan 2. A Recreation Commission appointed directly by the President of the United States. Plan 3. A Recreation Department ■ under the District Commissioners. The first two plans differ only in the appointing authority. WOUia tioia wine lanaumi, Under either of these plans Weir suggests that the Recreation Commis sion comprise nine members, of which three would be ex-officio, one repre sent the public schools, one the Na tional Capital parks office, one the District Commissioners and the other six would be selected from "outstand ing men and women of the community, two of them to be representative of the recreational interests of the col ored group." The report further said: "These six members should serve without pay, and be appointed for terms of say six years each, with the membership of one expiring each year "The Recreation Commission should have general governing authority, sub ject to budget appropriations. Its duties should include the right by agreement with the public agencies, controlling properties both within and outside the District of Columbia to make use of all areas suitable for recreational use where such use will not conflict with the primary use of the properties." netails Not Set Forth. Detailed organization of the new unified Recreation Department should be left largely to the commission itself and its superintendent, the report set forth. The report recommends that the present staff workers be kept em ployed, as far as possible, fitting them into the unified system. The Recreation Commission should be responsible for all public recreation services, including those now admin istered directly by the District Play grounds Department, the Community Center Department of the public schools, the National Capital Parks Office and the Welfare and Recrea tion Association and other conces sionaires of the National Capital parks office, the report held. The report continued: "It is assumed that if this plan for a recreation commission is adopted, it will be an Indication of the willing ness of these public agencies to con sent to the use of their properties by a recreation organization set up on this co-operative basis and to turn over to such a co-operative set-up the administration of the activties which they now carry on." Plan 3 Asks Department. Speaking of plan 3. Weir said that if the governing authorities decide that they do not favor a recreation commission and that the recreation program should be a responsibility of the District Commissioners, the Re creation Department to replace the present Playground Department, is suggested. "This alternative would, in our opinion, much more genuinely serve the needs of the District if it included provision for a strong advisory board or committee representing the differ ent Government departments, the cit izens of the District of Columbia and various community groups con cerned. · · · "In order to increase the likelihood that such an advisory committee might continue to manifest real in terest, the committee should have certain definite responsibilities which should include the right to have its own recommendations and comments on the recreation budget, so that the opinion of the advisory board could be given full consideration by the dif ferent authorities passing on the budget. "It should be recognized that this plan for a recreation department un der the District Commissioners will provide for the unification so much desired only if in the adoption of this plan by the governing authorities, the agencies concerned are willing to turn over the use of their areas and build ings for suitable recreational purposes, and to abandon their own operation of recreational activities by turning them over to the Recreation Depart ment." Plan 4 Urges National Control. Speaking of plan 4, which contem plates a recreation department un der National Capital Parks and the Board of Education, the Weir report asserts: "If it is decided by the governing authorities that responsibility should not rest with the District Commis sioners and that a commission form of administration is not favored, it is suggested that all recreation service in the District of Columbia be co » Arrested GEORGE Ε. WOODIN. EDNA HILL. —Star Staff Photo. Man and Woman Suspects Are Jailed After Payment at Garage. Continuing their drive against coun terfeiters in Washington, secret service agents yesterday arrested a young man and woman and planned to arraign them today before United States Com missioner Needham C. Turnage. Giving the names of George E. Woodin, 24, of the 1800 block of Cal vert street and Miss Edna Hill, 22, of Wilmington, Del·, the two were ar rested in a rooming house on Colum bia road and were locked up over night. Secret service operatives had been on their trail for several days while seeking the source of $10 notes on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, several of which had been "laid down" in Washington and vicinity. Some of these bills showed up from business houses here and one was paid to an automobile repair shop for re pairs to a car in which the couple al legedly had been in a wreck. The bill which is said to have resulted in the arrests was passed at a Rosslyn, Va.t filling station. An attendant at the filling station took the car number when he suspected the bill and secret service agents trailed the couple to their rooming house'. ordinated by making the National Capital Parks Office the basic recrea tion agency closely allied with the Board of Education through the joint employment of a highly trained, ex perienced superintendent of recrea tion, and through such other neces sary relations as might be established by mutual agreement between these two authorities. "This plan provides for the ex pansion of the existing National Cap ital Parks Office into a fully de veloped, operating recreation agency, and the assumption by it of the recreation functions now exercised by all public agencies, except the public schools, and by private agencies on properties now under its owner ship, and by agreement with the Board of Education, the utilization of the material resources of the schools in a co-ordinated city-wide recrea tion service under one superintendent of recreation. Might Change Name. "It is suggested, moreover, that if this is done the name of the National Capital Parks Office be changed to the National Capital Recreation Of fice, or some similar name which will indicate its new enlarged responsibil ities and its recreational function. "This plan is suggested with the recommendation that there should be organized in connection with It a strong advisory committee, represent ative of the citizens of the District of Columbia in Just the same way as a similar advisory board is suggested in the case of a recreation department of the District of Columbia." In order that the citizens of the District may decide upon which of the four plans they favor, the report urges that a conference of governing authorities be assembled. • BOARD MEMBERS DENY SCHOOL USE FOB MUSRALLÏ' Gymnasium Also Refused G. W. U. Students for Char ity Boxing Program VOTE AGAINST VETERANS REPORTED UNANIMOUS Education Officials Declare Meet ing Might Create ''Acrimo nious Discussion.'' Applications by a veterans' organ ization for use of the Central High School Auditorium for a "bonus rally" and by a group of George Washington University students for use of the McKinley High School gymnasium for a mixed amateur and professional charity boxing program were denied today by the Board of Education. In the case of the veterans, the vote was unanimous against granting the Central auditorium. Mrs. Ε. K. Peoples, Community Center director, had recommended disapproval on the ground the rally would tend Jo create "acrimonious discussion." Dr. Frank W. Ballou, superintendent of schools, also recommended that the applica tion be disapproved. The use of the auditorium was sought for December 7 by the Ameri can Nationalists, a group organized by W. W. Waters, who commanded the Bonus Army during its stay here two years ago. Representative Rankin of Mississippi gave the veterans a letter of recommendation. See Unrest Caused. The Board of Education ruled that school building facilities should not be made available for purposes which might cause "unrest in the community or acrimonious discussion." The applicatjpn for use of the Mc Kinley gymnasium was made by a group of George Washington Univer sity students interested in a Christmas food drive. They said they wished to hold "an amateur boxing program and a few bouts of professional men" De cember 15. Proceeds from the matches would be used in the purchase of groceries to be distributed in baskets to 125 needy families, they said. Ballou Informs Board. Dr. Ballou informed the Board of Education that "the application fur ther shows that local papers are back ing this project 100 per cent, since amateur boxing' to them is a very de sirable thing." Mrs. Peeples and Stephen Ε Kramer, first assistant superintendent of schools, both refused to recommend granting use of the gymnasium. The application would have required a suspension of rules and Dr. Kramer said he did not feel the case con stituted an emergency. Four members of the board voted to reject the application and two mem bers voted to accept it. Marriage Licenses. William Ε Firth. 22. Landover. Md . tnd Mildred Williams. 23. 24<>7 .id st. n e Rev Α. H Shumate John W. Lipscomb. 25. .'Î144 Q st.. and Marv J Roche. 22. 30.J2 C st.: Rev. David J Roche. Thomas M Peters. 2β. 1 1 β Owen pl. n e and Cornelia Roselle. 21. Clarendon. Va.: Rev. C Β Jonec C. Russell Heily. :i2. Collece Park. Md . and Either L. Shambaugh. :m. f> 1 '-it Illinois ave.. Rev. Georte Ε Schnabie. Raymond F. Luckett, 1. Capitol Heights. Md , and Ahre G. Glotzbach. 12. 1121 I st. n.e : Rpv. Joseph L. Lansinger. Victor A. Wheeler. 25. and May A Parker. 2!». both of Mount Rainier. Md ; Rev. Η V. Prentice Giuseppe Errico MS and Mary J Tippett. .'12. both of H35 Maryalnd ave. sw.; Rev. A. D. Frenay. William L. Outten. jr.. 23. and Marie Τ Staples. 2-'t. both of l.'S.'i.'î Κ st.; Rev. W. Annie Smith Nathan Horwitz. 30. Richmond. Va . and Ella Wolf. 32. Baltimore, Md.: Rev. J. Τ Loeb. Charles Ε Jones. 21. and Mae C McCarty. 28. both of Alexandria. Va ; Rev. J. E. Briggs. Henry E. Smith. 22. and Katherine Cole man. in. both of Richmond. Va : Rev. J. C. Ball Enoch Craig 34 442 Ν st . and Eloise Morrise. 24. 1440 Swann st.: Rev. R. D. Grymes. Robert L. Clay 24 27 Congress ct., and Gladys R Holland. 2.'!. 1633 6th St.: Rev. W. A. Jones. John P. Gray. SO. and Caroline A. Fitz hugh. 2ft. both of Richmond. Va.: Rev. J. H. Dunham. Renner Waters. 45. 1618 loth St., and Mamie Lee. 35. 207 Warren St. n.e.: Rev. W. C. Wheeler. Charles L. Sexton. 3o. Chatham Hill. Va., 'and Helen Ε Whalen. 20. Cedar Rapids. Iowa: Rev W. J. Russell Calvin M. Wims. 28. Philadelphia. Pa., and Minnie Lightfoot. 21. 625 Fairmont st.: Rev. L. Michaux Hank Harj-ison. 25. and S R Hansford, in. both of 702 4th st. ne.: Rev. J. L. S Holloman Dwight H. Smiley. 28 and Katva G Lev enton. 33. both of Rochester. Ν. Y.; Rev. Ε. H. Thomson Arthur Mauney. 23. 2310 17th st.. and Lillian Β Green. 21. 731 6th st. n.e.: Rev. George A Davis. A Bowman. 40. and Mary Η Cooke. 38. both of 615 10th st. n e : Rev. J, J. Albert Hugh M Glass. 19 and Virginia C. Dunn. 18. both of Richmond. Va : Rev. D. A. Berry. Percy Washington. 45. and Carrie Powell. 4 1. both of 2122 Dingman st.: Rev. J. J. Albert Ν C. Barbarie. 37. Lansdowne. Pa . and Lucille P. Rodante. 25. Tampa, Fla.: Rev. Thomas B. Dade. Births Reported. David and Yvonne Kushner. girl. Robert and Catherine Werner, girl. Leonard and Rose Stevling. girl. Gordon and Christina Kay. girl. Edwin and Vivian Lohr girl. Albert and Sara McKinley. boy. Bryton and Ella Barron, boy. Richard and Frances Hackett. boy. Walter and Cleo Foster boy. Roland and Verleece Hill, boy Charles and Bernice Arthur, boy. Robert end Carrie Baker, girl. Edward and Mamie Cook girl. Elijah and Fannie Ramsay, girl. Samuel and Roberta Smith, girl Eugene and Enola Williams, girl. Robert and Evelyn Smith, girl. Deaths Reported. Elsie Joyner. 81. George Washington Uni versity Hospital. Maurice T. Costello. 73. 6805 Georgia ave. Charles H. Frazoni. 70. 608 Massachu setts ave. · Mary Larner. 66. Providence Hospital. Walter Luttgen, 63. Georgetown Univer sity Hospital. Florence Keene. 60. Emergency Hospital > John Siemon. 57. 1318 15th st. I Nimrod O. Barnhart 54. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad yards. Albert Τ Madigan. 52. Sibley Hospital. 1 James W Heany. 51. 1326 11th st. Charles Dawson. 43. Gallinger Hospital Carmer Τ Gordon. 36. Walter Reed Gen eral Hospital. Elizabeth Cornwell. 12. Gallinger Hospital. Infant Carl Ryan. 381Π Jocelyn st Infant Cummings Columbia Hospital. Infant Brinker. Sibley Hospital Samuel Manning. 70, 1834 Florida ave. William J Brawner. 65. Home for Aged > and Infirm. John Jackson. 60. Gallinger Hospital. Nichols White. 50. Gallinger Hospital. Peter Washington. 45. Gallinger Hospital. Susie Johnson, 45. Gallinger Hospital Henry Aestron. 44. Gallinger Hospital. Robert Allen. 31. arrival Casualty Hos pital. Harry S. Woodland. 23. arrival Providence Hospital. Infent Brown. Gallinger Hospital. Infant Cusson. Gallinger Hospital. In!ant Jackson. Gallinger Hospital. New Streamline Street Cars Coming to District Something new in mass transportation, the streamline "one-end" street ear, will make its bow to the Washington riding public next Spring. The type of car, shown above, of which 20 have been ordered by the Capital Transit Co., is a radical departure from thoee now in service here. It has a motor at one end only, and hence can be used only on loop lines or lines where there are facilities for turning cars around. All passengers enter by the front door. The conductor stands by the center door and the passengers pay as they pass him. The car Is said to be more silent than the old type, although it does not have the rubber-cored wheels now being developed by the Industry. It has faster accelerating and braking qualities and can run 40 miles per hour. FEDERAL IB TO GE1 HOLIDAY Most of Departments to Close at Noon To morrow. Tomorrow, the day before Thanks giving, will be a half holiday for em ployes in a majority of the Federal departments and the District gov ernment. Washington's 90,000 public school pupils will have the whole week end off, beginning at 1 p.m. tomor row, and many of the parochial schools will follow suit. Only the Department of Agriculture so far has decided definitely to re main open a full day tomorrow. The Post Office Department is awaiting the return of Postmaster General Farley this afternoon before making a decision and the Interior Depart ment also had not reached a decision at noon today. The Commerce, Justice and Treas- j ury Departments and the District gov- i emmcnt will close their doors at 1 p.m. tomorrow, dismissing all em ployes until Friday morning. The State, War, Navy and Labor Departments will dismiss "aU em ployes who can be spared" at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. At the office of the chief clerk of the Department of Agriculture it was said, "We have made arrangements to keep on working tomorrow after noon." The Agricultural Adjustment Ad ministration will carry on its full 24-hour schedule tomorrow, working until midnight, but will be closed all day Thursday. Dr. Frank W. Ballou. superintendent of District public schools, today is sued an order closing all schools at 1 o'clock tomorrow. Students will not return to their classes until Mon day morning. Those parochial schools which do not close tomorrow after noon. will in many cases, remain closed all day Friday. Shoes and Hosiery To Be Given Needy During Yule Week Wholesale Confectionery Distributors to Give 150 Pairs. One hundred fifty pairs of shoes and stockings will be given to needy children in Washington during the Christmas season by the Washington Wholesale Confectionery Distributors. Bernard Harding, treasurer of the group, will personally purchase 50 pairs of shoes and stockings for the poor. The gifts will be distributed, be ginning December 1 at the Central Union Mission. Mr. and Mrs. Hard ing will aid Central Union Mission officials in handing out the presents. r Brown Studying Paroles Finds Man He Arrested in 1914 Free Making an Independent study of the records of 90 prisoners released on parole since 193°, Maj. Ernest W. Brown, superintendent of police, learned to his surprise today that one of these parolees is a man whom he arrested 20 years ago on a murder charge. At that time. Brown was a sergeant in Georgetown. Maj. Brown, however, offered no criticism of the parole of this man since he had served a major portion of his sentence. He cited the case a« an illustration of the type of criminal who is returned to the community under the parole law. The study was undertaken by Maj. Brown as a member of the committee designated by the Commissioners to make an investigation of the District's parole set-up to determine whether changes are needed in either the parole law or the regulations to correct con ditions criticized in recent weeks. The committee itself is expected to meet by the end of the week to begin its inquiry. The initial meeting will be held as soon as Commissioner George Ε. Allen, a member of the committee recovers from a severe cold. The records of tbe 90 prisoners un der the scrutiny of Maj. Brown show, he said, that 71 were released this year. Several of them, however, are facing return to prison for violation of parole pledges. Maj. Brown declared he is making the study primarily to learn why the prisoners were released, what they were supposed to be doing and the names of the parole sponsors. The Parole Board has fixed Decem ber 3 at 7:30 p.m. for a hearing in the case of Albert S. Sutton, an al leged parole violator. A few days afterward the board will consider the case of Harry Yudelevit, another al leged parole violator. Both were ar rested last week. Two other parole violation cases also are to be brought to the attention I of the board this week. One of the alleged parole violators was arrested several days ago on an intoxication charge and the other for petty larceny.' I Both are colored. CHURCH AND STATE HEADS PLAN MASS Annual Pan-American Cath olic Service to Be Held Thursday Morning. Digniatries of the Catholic Church and high-ranking diplomatic officials will participate in the annual Pan American mass at St. Patrick's Church Thursday at 10:30 &.m. The Most Rev. Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, the apostolic delegate to the United States, will preside at the mass, while the Most Rev. Em mett Michael Walsh, bishop of Charleston, S. C., will pontificate the mass. The sermon will be delivered by the Very Rev. Edward G. Fitzgerald. Rev. Arthur A. O'Leary. acting president of Georgetown University, will be as sistant priest to the apostolic dele gate. Very Rev. Charles P. Barry will be assistant priest to Bishop Walsh. Rev. Francis J. Kelly will be master of ceremonies. Following the mass, the Right Rev. Msgr. C. F. Thomas. pastorT of St. Patrick's Church, will be host ât lunch to the diplomats and others. The ministers of all the South and Central American countries are sched uled to attend, as well as Dr. L. S. Rowe. director general, and William V. Griffin, chief clerk of the Pan American Union. Dies of Injury November 13. Mrs. Ephernia Bett. 80. of 1315 D street northeast, died In Gallinger Hospital yesterday as the result of an injury received November 13, when she fell and her head struck a piano stool. 1 Commissioners Call Meeting Friday of Medical Author ities for Advice. The Commissioners moved today to hasten selection oi a new District health officer and assistant to take the places of Dr. William C. Fowler, retired head of the department, and Dr. Edward Schwartz, who has re ! signed as assistant. The city heads called a meeting for 2:30 p.m. Friday with the committee of medical authorities named by the Commissioners to advise them on the new health officials and a re organization of the department. Dr. Fowler, who reached retirement age of 70 last Saturday, now is on leave of absence, his term expiring at the I end of this month. Dr. Schwartz has resigned effective j December 15. Early Action Needed. Commissioner Hazen said "there is need for early action in the selection of new heads of the department be cause of the rapidly approaching dates of the end of the services of Drs. Fowler and Schwartz," he said. "Nom inations of new officials may not be made at the Friday meeting," he con tinued. "but we wish to hasten study of this important matter." The Advisory Committee consists of Rear Admiral Cary T. Grayson, Dr. C. Willard Camalier, representing the District Dental Society; Dr. Numa P. G. Adams, dean of Howard University Medical School; Dr. William E. Hough, representing the District Medical So ciety; Dr. Earl B. McKinley, dean of George Washington University School of Medicine; Dr. William Gerry Mor gan. dean of Georgetown University School of Medicine; Assist. Surg. Gen. W. F. Draper, representing the Public Health Service, and a representative as yet not named, of the Medico Chirurgical Society, an organization of colored physicians. Grayson to Be Absent. Admiral Grayson was asked by the Commissioners to serve as chairman of the advisory group, but has de clined. since he will be out of town a good part of the time. The com mittee will be'left to select its own chairman. Hazen announced that Dr. Fowler had volunteered to spend time at the Health Office for some time if desired to acquaint his successor with routine details of the department. Hazen said he would welcome this volunteer as sistance. CONFERENCE IS HELD ON PAY RESTORATION Labor Leaders Meet With Senator McCarran—No New Appro priation Needed. Labor leaders held » conference with Senator McCarran. Democrat, of Nevada, yesterday, when It was de cided to introduce a measure as soon as possible after the convening of Congress to bring about pay restora tion, effective as of January 1. It was pointed out that no new ap propriation measure will be necessary, as there is at present a blanket ap propriation for any restoration that may be made. The problem, it was I amplified, is to eliminate the provision applying the 5 per cent cut. Those who conferred with Senator McCarran were Leo E. George, presi dent, and William Otte, secretary treasurer of the National Federation of Poet Office Clerks, and E. Claude Babcock, president of the American Federation of Government Employes, and Charles I. Stengle of the Feder ation. London Opposes Tips. London has a new anti-tipping drive. à EIGHT INJURED IN TRAFFIC HERE Four of Those Hurt in Last 24 Hours Were Pe destrians. Eight persons were Injured, four seriously, in traffic accidents in the past 24 hours. Three of the more seriously hurt were pedestrians while the fourth, a colored youth, was injured in a freak accident when the door to a deliv ery truck in which he was riding flew open as the driver made a sudden turn, hurling the passenger to the pavement. Death Hrld Accident. Meanwhile, a coroner's jury at the District Morgue yesterday held acci dental the death of Rosa Lewis, 63. colored, of 1617 Swann street, who .was injured Saturday night when struck by an automobile in the 1600 block of Τ street. The verdict exonorated the driver. William J. Lindsay, 21, colored, of the 1500 block of Vermont avenue. Those more seriously hurt In the accidents late yesterday and last night were: Florence Caldwell. 21, of Hyatts vllle, Md., knocked down at Randolph street and Bladensburg road by the automobile of Paul E. Lawson. 25. of the 400 block of Seventh street north east; John O'Leighter, 43. colored. 300 block of R street, knocked down by a street car at Seventh and Ρ streets; Charles Hayden. 8, colored, of the 1700 block of Fifth street, knocked down by an automobile near New Jer sey avenue and Ρ street, and Aubrey Jones, 19, colored. 1500 block of Thirty-second street, who was thrown from the delivery truck. All except Jones, who was believed hurt Internally, suffered head injuries, while the young woman also received an ankle fracture. Car ftits Platform. Three persons were slightly Injured when the automobile in which they were riding ran into a street car load ing platform early today on Connecti cut avenue between M and Ν streets. They were Hamlie Duckworth. 25. of 230 Rhode Island avenue northeast; Anthony Greco. 21. of 2032 Belmont road, and Edward Smoot. 31, who gave a Columbia road address. Victor Maline, 30 months old. was slightly hurt when the automobile in which he was riding with his mother. Mrs. Ε. M. Maline. 3310 Fifth street southeast, collided with a truck on Nichols avenue southeast. · DELINQUENT TAX FILERS ARE WARNED 300 Residents Threatened With Mandamus Proceedings on Personal Property. Approximately 300 residents of the District will be informed by letter to day that unless they file returns for personal property taxation within 10 days, there will be mandamus proceed ing Instituted to force the filing of these returns, it was announced by George D. Neilson, assistant corpora tion counsel, to whom the cases have been turned over by the assessor of the District. Mr. Neilson and James W. Lauder dale. also an assistant, have been as signed to take ever the legal proceed ings in these delinquent cases by E. Barrett Prettyman, corporation coun sel. The tax returns In question were to have been filed for the fiscal year ended June 30. 1934, but many resi dents have failed to make these re turns and will be forced to pay for the mandamus proceedings unless they make their returns as instructed in the letters being mailed out today. The tax return was to have shown all personal property, tangible and intan gible, and either owned or held as a fiduciary. New lists of delinquents are being prepared from day to day by the assessor and will be handled by Neil son and Lauderdale from their posts at Police Court, where they have been attached for some time. Students to Hold "Cadet Hop." Students of St. John's College %111 hold their annual "cadet hop" at 10 p.m. tomorrow In the Wardman Park Hotel. CITY NEWS IN BRIEF. TODAY. Dance and card party, benefit St. Ann's Church, Willard Hotel, 8:30 pjn. Lecture, Prof. F. L. Coonan before American Society for Metals, Wash ington Chapter, 725 Twenty-first street, 7:33 p.m. Card party, benefit St. James' Cath olic Church, auditorium, Thirty seventh street and Rhode Island ave nue northeast, 8 p.m. TOMORROW. Bingo party, benefit Ladies' Auxil iary of Ancient Order of Hibernians, 60 M street northeast, 8 p.m. Dance, Veterans of Foreign Wars, La Fayette Hotel, 9 p.m. #· Declares Defendant Told of Part in Robbery of Heurich Brewery. WITNESS RELATES FEAR TO TESTIFY Telephone Operator Identifies Al leged Gunman—Dunn Also Is Pointed Out. A former cellmate In a Baltimore jail turned State's evidence today against Samuel C. Berlin, who is on trial in District Supreme Court with John (Slim) Dunn, charged with par ticipation In the $1,600 hold-up of the Heurich Brewery on October 5, 1933. The witness. Russell V. Edwards, who is serving four years in the Mary land Penitentiary for false pretenses, testified he and Berlin shared a cell in the Baltimore City Jail last June. Edwards told the court Berlin was re moved to go to a hearing before the United States commissioner. Returning, Edwards said, Berlin explained the witnesses had been brought to the hearing from the Heurich Brewery in an effort to re turn him to Washington. "One fellow could identify my pic ture, all right," Edwards quoted Ber lin as saying, "but he wouldn't identify me in person, although I was the guy who held the gun on him in that rob bery over there." Afraid to Testify. A Government witness in the trial declared that he had been afraid on a previous occasion to identify Berlin as one of the robbers beraure the man "was sitting within 3 feet of me. lean ing forward in his chair and glaring into my eyes." The witness, Vincent D. Sullivan, 22, a switchboard operator at the brewery, said this occurred last June when he was called to Baltimore to testify in a removal hearing for Ber lin before a United States commis sioner. Today Sullivan went boldly up to Berlin as he sat in court and placed his hand on the defendant's shoulder. Identifies Berlin. i tua n> me man wnom X saw standing over me with a gun as I lay on the floor in the Heurich brewery j office," Sullivan declared. Questioned by defense attorneys as I to why he was not certain of the I identification at the Baltimore hear ! ing, Sullivan said: I "I was afraid to identify Berlin i then. He was sitting within three feet j of me. glaring at me. That was why j it was hard for me to make up my ! mind on the spot. On thinking it j over, I was convinced that Berlin was the man and later picked him out of the line-up at the District Jail." Sullivan was the first witness as the second day of the trial opened this morning before Justice James M. Proctor. The other defendant. Dunn, was 1 identified in court today by Anthony J. Narr, brewery clerk, who described Dunn as the robber who waved a gun at him and ordered him to lie down on the office floor. Spectators Scanned. Spectators were scanned by head· quarters detectives as they entered the "court room and some were searched for possible guns before be ing allowed to enter. Although bnliffs were on the alert in the court room, the heavily armed guard of yesterday was relaxed some what because Arthur (Dutch) Misu nas, renegade tri-State gangster and the Government's ace witness, was not brought into court. Assistant United States Attorney Julian I. Richards said the defense was through with Misunas. although it seemed possible the Government witness might be recalled later today for cross-examination by the defense. From ell appearances, Misunas seemed to enjoy his day in court yes terday. The burly blond gangster made a good Government witness. Misunas was never at a loss for th? right word. His language was pic turesque and to the point. Only occasionally did he seem to feel a twinge of uneasiness, glancing over his crooked nose at Dunn end Berlin, who were hunched forward in their seats, eyes glued on his. j At such times Misunas would lick j his thin lips and readjust his tie. Tells of Meeting. He talked through the corner of his mouth. Misunas. he said, knew exactly where and how he met Dunn and Ber lin in Baltimore. That was m August of 1933. Later he went to live at Dunn's house. There, he said, conferences were held between himself, Dunn and Ber lin and two others who came there— William Phillips, killed by a Washing ton policeman last Spring, and Walter Legenza, alias William Davis, who killed a guard at the Richmond City Jail last September, shooting his way out in company with another prisoner under death sentence, Robert Mais. Misunas related In minute detail how they spied on the local brewery, how they planned and carried out the job, and how they separated the money and spent It In Baltimore. Misunas said his share was "around $200." Defense counsel jumped at this chance. "Be specific." one lawyer commanded, "what do you mean, around $200?" "All right, ril be specific. I got $199.18 cents—how do you like that?" Later in the trial, another defense attorney challenged Misunas when he said be got "around $200" as his share. "All right, then," Misunas replied, "I got $188.99. Is that all right?" "Didn't you just tell tbls gentleman," shouted the attorney, "that you got $199.18?" "Sure," grinned the witness, "and $199.18 satisfied him. Now I'm trying to satisfy you." Dunn was pointed out in court as one of the men who held up the brewery by Claude R. Price, the plant's engineer. Misunas, who pleaded guilty to mur der In Richmond, is still awaiting sentence after turning State's evidence against Legenza and Mais in the kill ing of a Federal Reserve Bank truck guard during a Trl-State gang rob bery. He wHl be returned to the Virginia Jurisdiction after the trial. * In Capital for Rest Mrs. Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt arrived here early last night from her home in New York. She told reporters that she would spend her time hert resting and visiting a few friends. Photo shows Mrs. Vanderbilt (center) talking to reporters as she left Union Station. —Wide World Photo.