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TO HONORGEN. LEE Secretary of Commerce Roper and Other Officials to Attend. A special service in commemoration ' of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Washington Cathedral at 4 o'clock this afternoon will be attended by Secretary of Com merce Daniel C. Roper and many other high Government officials. Assistant Secretary of State R. Wal ton Moore, Rear Admiral Cary T. Grayson, Judge John Barton Payne, former Senator Blair Lee of Mary land, Senator Carter Glass and Sen ator Harry F. Byrd of Virginia will have seats in the choir among the sponsors of the memorial. Also present will be Senator Nathan L. Bachman of Tennessee, former Senator W. Cabell Bruce of Maryland, Representative Sol Bloom of New York, Mrs. Guy D. Goff, Brig. Gen. William E. Horton, Maj. and Mrs. Edgar Erskine Hume, Mrs. Henry W. Keyes, Mrs. Fairfax Harrison, Mrs. Lawrence Washington, Miss Anne Washington and Mrs. Robert E.1 Lee, 3d. Right Rev. James E. Freeman. Bishop of Washington, will have charge of the service, and Dr. Douglas S. Freeman of Richmond, biographer of Gen. Lee. will be the principal speaker. Seats will be available to the public until 3:45. Officers and members of the fol lowing organizations have been in vited to be present: The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Na tional Society. Colonial Dames of America; the Daughters of the Amer ican Revolution, the Order of the First Families of Virginia, 1607-1620: the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, the Founders and Patriots of America and the Society of the Cincinnati. TWO HELD TO JURY IN HOLD-UP SLAYING Police Testify at Inquest That Colored Pair Confessed Part in Killing. Charged with the slaying of a meat truck driver, two colored men were held by a coroner's jury yesterday afternoon for action of the grand jury after police officers testified the two defendants had confessed their part in the hold-up killing, which took place January 4 at the corner of Tenth and Β streets northeast. The jury found the truck driver, Joseph R. Wushank. 2830 Bladens burg. road, had "come to his death as the result of shots fired from a pistol held in the hands of John H. Cummings, 27, 700 block Seventh street northeast." and the jury also held Willett Marcus. 22, 1200 block Minnesota avenue northeast, as an ι accessory. Wushank died January 8 in Cas ualty Hospital. The two were traced by a hat found In the cab of the truck by Sergts. Clyde N. Strange and Jerry Flaherty, In charge of the investigation for the homicide squad. Coroner A. Ma gruder MacDonald complimented the Police Department on its handling of the case. · FOUNDER OF GEORGIA HILL SCHOOLS HONORED Students and Alumni of Mountain Institutions Pay Tribute to Miss Martha Berry. By the Associated Press. MOUNT BERRY. Ga.. January 12. —The woman responsible for the growth of the schools she founded 33 years ago in a log cabin—Miss Martha Berry—today was honored by students and alumni. Here in the hill country of north Georgia are located the schools Miss Berry has developed. There are now a hundred buildings on 32.000 acres of land, with over 1,000 students. The exercises marking the thirty third anniversary of the founding were held in Mount Berry chapel. More than 1,500 students, alumni and members of the faculty were present. Students presented gifts worth sev eral hundreds of dollars. There was a full program of school songs and addresses by members of the faculty and alumni, as well as students. CLINIC REPORTS SLATED Executive Board to Hold Annual Meeting Tomorrow Night. Annual reports of the Executive Board of the Women's Clinic will be read at its annual meeting tomorrow at 8 p.m. at 4704 Georgia avenue. Dr. Lauretta Kress will report for the Georgia avenue clinic, and Dr. A. Frances Foye will report for the col ored clinic at 1237 Τ street. Other reports will be read by Mrs. Charles H. Curl, vice president; Mrs. Edgar T. Brown, treasurer; Mrs. Η. E. Rogers, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Grattan Kerans, recording secretary and publicity chairman, and Mrs. Gladys Ball Middlemiss. chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. Mt. Rainier Church Dutch Supper' Tuesday The Mothers' Club of St. James' Catholic Church in Mount Rainier, Md., will give a "dutch supper" in the auditorium at Thirty-seventh street and Rhode Island avenue Tues day. Supper will be served from 5 to 8 o'clock, and the proceeds will be turned Into the funds being raised to help relieve the indebtedness on the church and school. The Rev. J. Edward Malloy. pastor, Is honorary chairman; Mrs. Helen Phillips, chairman, assisted by Mrs. John S. White, Mrs. Mary C. Bailey, Mrs. Elizabeth McQueeney, Mrs. Pat rick Casey, Mrs. Mary Roland, Mrs. Rose Magruder, Mrs. Frank Luckett, Mrs. John Morheiser, Mrs. Elizabeth Hastings, Mrs. Mary Farrell, Mrs. H. T. Glynn, Mrs. Charles Monninger, Mrs. Samuel Mastin, Miss Gertrude Widemeier, Mrs. William Wersick. Mrs. Anthony Rolf es, Mrs. James Sheahan, Mrs. Herbert Gill, Mrs. P. H. Jewell, Mrs. W. H. Deck. Mrs. Daniel A Campbell, Mrs. Lillian Green, Mrs. Francis A. Mutchler, Mrs. Thomas R. Graves, Mrs. Letitia Plumer, Mrs. Bes sie Ardeeser, Mrs. Ruth E. Martin, Mr. Samuel Mastin, Mr. Frank Luck ett. Mr. Arthur Goelling, Mr. Joseph Robicheau, Mr. Frank Bailey, Mr. Bernard Gerhardt, Mr. A. EUHer Mar tin, Mr. Leo Merkle, Mr. P. H. Jewell, ' Mr. P. J. Farrell, Mr. Anthony Rolfes ^ and Mr. William Wersick. Boys Locate Eyrie of Falcon That Hunts From Postal Tower Craighead Twins Obtain Rare Photo graphs of Mother Bird Feeding Young on Cliffs of Potomac. The falcon is back at the old post office and the pigeons along Pennsylvania avenue are all aflutter. The falcon uses the post office building tower as his post of observation, and occasionally dives to the street, rising with a pigeon victim, scattering feathers and blocking traffic in the excitement. The post office tower has a strange attraction for members of the American duck hawk family, of which this falcon is one. Twenty three years ago the present falcon's ancestor was raising havoc among Pennsylvania avenue pigeons. T. Doran McCarty, a Star printer, bor rowed a rifle and, taking careful aim from The Star roof, shot the bird. It was stuffed and reposed in the Postmaster General's office for many years. The Star printed a piece about it at the time. Recently John and Frank Craighead. 18-year-old twins of 5301 Forty-first street and already well known for their revival of the an cient sport of falconry, have made a study of the American duck hawk, taking pictures of its nesting place on the cliffs along the Potomac. The pictures and the article below were furnished by the Craighead bnvs. BY FRANK CRAIGHEAD. For the last few years Washing tonians in the vicinity of the old post office and The Star Building have been amazed to see a large dark falcon drop from the sky and with doubled talons strike down a speeding pigeon, transforming it into a shower of flying feathers. A num ber of these have probably wondered where this annual visitor, the Ameri can duck hawk, spends her Summers and where she raises her fierce brood. The eyre, or nest of this falcon, is far from the post office tower. Al though the starling-infested city pro vides a perfect hunting ground, it is not the falcon's idea of a nesting site. With special care she has chosen a site on a cliff overlooking the Po tomac, far from the habitations of man. My brother and I located her eyre after diligent and constant searching. Our purpose was to take pictures, if possible, and obtain one of the young to train in the art of falconry. We descended the cliff and found I a nest containing four eggs. A cam era was set up some 5 feet from the eggs, focused on them, and then camouflaged to deceive the falcon. A blind of burlap sacks, brush and sticks was constructed at the base of the cliff. A thin thread was stretched from the shutter snap of the camera to the blind below. Several pictures were obtained in this manner. Better Method Found. Quite accidently a more satisfac tory method was found. My brother had just finished setting up the cam era on our third trip to the eyre. The pair of falcons were circling, diving and screaming above his head. He stooped behind a projecting rock for a few minutes to gather up his equip ment. In this position he was com pletely hidden from the hawk, al though only a few feet from the nest. Almost instantly the female bird returned to warm the eggs, and after a short wait my brother snap- ; ped the camera shutter and got an ex- j cellent picture. This performance j doubled our enthusiasm, so that we ■ * built a blind not more than 8 feet from the nest and took moving pic tures as well as still ones. After the eggs had hatched and the downy young were a few weeks old. taking pictures was quite an other story. At this stage we waited j on the tiny ledge of the cliff from six to seven hours in order to get the pictures we desired, for the mother falcon was loath to return until it was absolutely necessary to feed her young. Three of us, my brother, a friend and myself took turns waiting. Quite often our legs were so cramped from remaining mo tionless on the narrow ledge that we could scarcely stand. Boy's Life Imperiled. On one occasion one of us almost fell over the cliff onto the rocks be low when he attempted to climb down the rope before his cramped arms had been exercised to restore circulation. We witnessed a remarkable per formance one morning while wailing for the adult birds to feed the young. My brother had been in the blind for three hours. The birds had final ly stopped circling and screaming, and had settled down on a dead stub that commanded an unimpaired view both upstream and down. Finally deciding that all was well, the tiercel, or male bird, with long steady wing beats headed off into the distance. Prom our point of observation in the rocks some 200 yards from the nest, we noted his departure and timed him until he returned with a bird in his talons. It required exactly 20 minutes for him to leave, catch a bird, deplume it and return. As the male appeared flying very high the female left her post at the nest and flew out to meet him. When directly over the female the male dropped the plucked bird and his mate turning quickly over, caught it ! as it plunged downward. She then carried it to the young. Photographs Meal. My brother in the blind was re warded for his vigilance by observing and photographing the meal. The mother tore the quarry up and fed it to her ravenous brood. One of the hawks, being a small and backward little fellow, was seriously handicap ped. In the falcon's eyre the rules are "first come, first served," and survival of the fittest. Therefore, the largest 1 and boldest got the lion's snare irom the impartial parents, while the little fellow had to be content to eat after the appetites of his bigger brethern had been appeased. This was only one of the many incidents that we wire able to observe at first hand. When Winter approached and the duty of raising the young hawks had been taken care of, the falcon re turned to the city, her Winter hunt ing ground. To the careful observer she may be seen often, flying high above the city, distinguished from the pigeons and starlings by her greater size and long pointed wings. To those who have seen this bird strike her prey in midair, there will be no doubt as to her identity. Dance Planned. GAITHERSBURG, January 12 (Special).—Sponsored by the young people of Gaithersburg and vicinity, a dance for the benefit of St. Martin's Parochial School will be held in St. Martin's Hall here on Friday. William Boland heads the Committee on Gen eral Arrangements. j PRESIDENT PAYS VISIT ! TO SON'S VIRGINIA HOME Makes Surprise Trip to Leesburg for Luncheon, Leaving Aides Uninformed. By the Associated Press. ι President Roosevelt took advantage ; yesterday of a warm, sunshiny day to drive to the home of his son. El liott, near Leesburg, Va. Leaving shortly before noon, the President arrived at the home of his son for luncheon. He remained for a cpuple of hours before returning through the Potomac Valley. Mr. Roosevelt motored alone on his surprise trip. His aides said they had not been informed where he was going or how long he would be gone. I He is trying to adhere to a five-day ! week and White House aides and em j ployes were given, as usual, the Sat urday afternoon elf. The partly-leathered hazck, taken from the nest and be ing trained in falconry by his ι young captors. He has learn ed his first step in training— that human beings are his triends. —Photos by John Craighead. HORSES IN DEMAND Special Dispatch to The Star. WINCHESTER, Va., January 12.— ' The demand for work horses on Shc-n j andoah Valley farms has become so acute with the beginning of early farm work that dealers are going into Ken tucky and other border States for aniirals. [ Frices have Increased. Farmers ι claim a horse is more useful for cer tain work than a machine. Boy Naturalists With Hidden Camera Trace History of Duck Hawk's Life The mother haxok returning stealth ily to her nest in a cliff along the Po tomac, several miles above Wash ington. The mother returns to care for the young. Her eyes never leave the camera nor the blind behind which she suspects an on looker is hiding. I The young hawks get their first glimpse of the world. The feathers are just starting to appear. msmmmw w<m>. jzwm Mjmmm* One of the young fwwks on his first day away from, the aerie. He bears little resem blance to a fierce killer. I TWO ARE BELIEVED DROWNEDINCREEK Charles County Authorities Start Search for Miss ing Men. Special Dispatch to The Star. MARBURY, Md„ January 12 — The waters of Chicamuxen Creek were being dragged by Charles County au thorities tonight for the bodies of two employes of a Washington gasoline filling station who are believed to have drowned while duck hunting of! Stump Neck Point yesterday after noon. One of the men is Maudy Groves of Rison, Md.. while the second Is an unidentified Maryland resident who drove down from the Capital with Groves yesterday. A dog that «ai with the men also is missing. Groves' boat was found floating up side down on the opposite side of the creek from Stump Neck Point, while the Rison man's cap was discovered afloat nearby. Groves' gun and a lone duck were In the blind. Deputy Sheriff George M. Sullivan said It was the opinion of authorities that the men left the blind to recover a crippled duck and drowned when their boat capsized in the rough water. Woodrow Milstead. a farmer who lives at Chicamuxen, told Sullivan that he was hunting some distance away from Groves' blind yesterday and saw the two men rowing in the middle oi the creek about 2:30 p.m. He said he looked back a few moments later and che men and their boat had disappeared from view but he thought nothing of it at the time. Search for the men was instituted late yesterday after Groves' father, an employe at the naval powder fac tory at Indian Head, reported that his son had failed to return home. The car used by the two men was found locked where the men had left it a short distance from the blind. Lunch Fund to Benefit. HAMILTON, ya.. January 12 (Spe cial).—The Hot Lunch Committee et the Hamilton Parent-Teacher Associa tion will held a bingo party at the school Friday for the benefit of the lunch fund. Castelberg's Offers You Your LAST CHANCE To Buy Sterling Silver At The Old 1934 Prices! The prices of sterling silver flat ware were increased 10% to 15% by the various manufacturers on or about January 1st, 193S. Castelberg's, as a special induce ment, offer for immediate sale their remaining stock on hand at the old 1934 prices. We have a complete assortmnt of most pat terns, and it will be to your de cided advantage to make your silverware purchases now, and save 10% to 15%. 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