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Park Commission Avoids Indorsement of Dupont Underpass Plan. Avoiding indorsement of an under pass beneath Dupont Circle as a means for speeding up traffic, the National Capital Park and Planning Commis sion yesterday recommended that the street on the east side of the circle be widened and that car tracks be placed there. Due to two car tracks on the West side of the circle and the consequent Interference with automobile traffic, the area long has been considered a dangerous traffic hazard. Col. Daniel I. Sultan, Engineer Commissioner of the District, and Capt. H. C. White hurst, District highway engineer, pre sented plans to the commission, advo cating that 8 feet be cut from the sidewalk on the east side of the circle to speed up traffic. The Commission Indorsed these plans in preference to a previous suggestion that an under pass be constructed. To Urge Land Transfer. The group decided to urge the Com mission on Enlarging the Capitol Grounds to transfer land under its jurisdiction either to the District Com missioners or the National Park Serv ice, so that the old canal bed. near South Capitol street on the east side of the Army War College might be utilized for recreational purposes. This transfer, according to Thomas S. Set tle, the Planning Commission’s secre tary, would benefit school buildings and playgrounds in the vicinity. Preliminary' plans for the new Fed eral Reserve Board Building, to be erected at Twentieth street and Con stitution avenue, received commission indorsement. The commission referred to the Co ordinating Committee—on which the Federal and District governments have representation—plans for de tails of Fort Drive, the projected mo tor highway linking Washington's Civil War forts. The commission ap proved the plan in principle, but de sired more detailed study. Tenley Circle Plan Approved. Plans for better co-ordination of Streets at Tenley Circle, where Wis consin avenue intersects Nebraska avenue, were approved. These were submitted by John Nolen, jr., director cf planning, and T. C. Jeffers, land scape architect. The staff of the commission was in structed to draw up detailed plans for Montgomery Blair Portal, at Six teenth street and the District line. Relatives of Blair, Postmaster General under Lincoln, are interested. Settle said, in seeing an adequate entrance to the National Capital created at that point. The commission deputized Settle and Nolen to represent it at the hear ing Wednesday, at Arlington County Court House, on the Lee Boulevard .development. DICKINSON PREDICTS G.O.P. AGAIN TO RULE Senator Declares Republicans Hold Key to Recovery for Nation. 8y the Associated Press. NEW YORK, January 2'.—The only hope of national recovery. United States Senator Lester J. Dickinson, Re publican, of Iowa said today lies in the Republican party. He addressed 1,300 women from 22 States at the fourteenth annual lunch eon of the Women's National Repub lican Club. “When the spending spree is ended, ’ he asserted, “when crystal-gazing ceases to be attractive, when it is found that most panaceas are a myth, then the ideals of the Republican party, its constructive policies, its de pendable leadership again will be in favor. “The Democratic party Is proposing to regulate everything through a bu reau in Washington. The Republicais party believes that things should reg ulate themselves by the conflict of in terests between free men. The Demo cratic proposal is corrupting to free Institutions. “The Republican party believes in the Government paying its obligations in the kind of money promised when the debt was Incurred,” he asserted. *Tt believes in giving a Government contractor the right to be heard be fore his contract is canceled and he is branded a fraud.” E. H. ODEND-HAL DIES; HEADED NORFOLK PLANT Pather of Washington Woman Succumbs in California at Age of 82. By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, January 26.—Ed vard H. Odend-Hal, 82, retired presi dent of the Norfolk, Va., metal works bearing his name, died at his home here last night. Mr. Odend-Hal retired nine years ego and has since been living in California. The body will be taken to Norfolk for burial, after funeral services here tomorrow. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bettie Gorden Odend-Hal: two sons, E. Allen Odend-Hal of Norfolk, and Edward H. Odend-Hal, jr„ of Char lottesville, Va., and three daughters, Mrs. William J. Brown of Los An geles; Mrs. Richard Barry of New York, and Mrs. Walter C. Tairn of Washington, D. C. _ Hauptmann Juror s Stair Trips Cut By Heart Ailment Physician Says No. 11 Is in No Danger of Collapse. 87 the Associated Press. FLEMINGTON, N. J.. January 26. —Liscom Case, member of the Haupt mann murder trial jury, had treat ment from a local physician for a recurring heart ailment today. The No. 11 juror has had heart trouble for some years, it was said, and as a precautionary measure Dr. B. S. Fuhrmann was called to ex amine him and prescribe. Dr. Fuhrmann said Case's condi tion was not serious and danger of collapse during the trial was remote. The juror will be served meals in his room hereafter, reducing the number of trips up and down stairs. £ Some of First “Setting Up” Exercises in Schools Abate: Tne booit-balancing exercise, originated by Dr. Rebecca Stoneroad, director of physical education, who recently retired from the District schools system. Below: The bean-bag exercise, another of Dr. Stone road's innovations. --•> Lobbying Declared Civic Duty j By District School Booster » %/ Dr. Rebecca Stoneroad9 49 Years in Service, Working for Increased Funds for Activities Here. BY GRACE HENDRICK EL'STIS. Dr. Rebecca Stoneroad. veteran di- ! rector of physical education in the ele mentary schools of the District, whose retirement was accepted with regret by the Board of Education January 9. says that her ambition is to be a lobbyist and get increased appropria tions for activities in public schools : in general and physical education in | particular. “Lobbying is a civic duty,” the doc | tor said smiling, with the vast wisdom 1 of 49 years of service behind her. : Coming from upstate New York, a ! graduate of the Oswego Normal ; School, in 1885. she settled in Wash : ington with the job of teaching a 1 fifth grade class. Gradually she de , veloped the idea of integrating physi : cal exercises with history, music and j geography. It was pioneer work in | those days, but she slowly acquired the backing of her fellow teachers and educators all over the country. Book Published in 1898. i In 1898 she published an enchant ing book ol' exercises for the first two years of school. The object of the I book Is explained in the frontispiece ! thus, "By appeal to tha child’s imag | ination, love of action and imitation, she has built up a definite system of training that arouses interest, is pro- : ductive of delight and relieves the j teacher of much of the tedium of j gymnastic drill." For the first-year pupils, the fol- j lowing chapters, all illustrated with j the gentle drawings of the times, were written, "Trees in a Storm," "Autumn in the Woods," ’ Christmas Morning," “Snow Play,” etc. For the second year, “A Trip to the Zoo.” "Santa Claus’ Visit,” "A Country Visit," and others. The chapters begin with a descrip- 1 tion of wnat children would do, as; in the one called “A Country Visit.” "It is a beautiful Spring day and some boys and girls have come to the country to visit their grandfather who meets them at the station with his | carriage. As they drive along they I bcw pleasantly to the people passing on each side of the read. When they reach the house and jump from the carriage the sight of a large pump in the yard reminds them they are very thirsty. Then all pump until their fingers are so stiff they have to shake j them vigorously. From then on until dinner they blow the pinwheels their grandfather gave them, swim in the river and skip on the lawn.” Exercises Illustrated. This is followed by several exercises, illustrating the actions of bowing, pumping the water, breathing (blow ing grandfather’s pin wheel), swim ming and skipping. In what were called "auditorium gymnasiums,” in the elementary j schools, she organized games, exer- . cises with bean bags and books, drills, | recess plays and folk dances. In the Spring and Fall she persuaded the I teachers to take these classes of small children out in the public playgrounds, ; where they got the benefit of sun and fresh air. Always, these games and exercises were done with an eye to good posture and correct walking. Now, due in large part to the con sistent and effective work by Dr. Stoneroad. physical exercise has be come an intrinsic part of elementary :urriculum. People, realizing its value, lave contributed toward regular gym lasiums and playgrounds and the work is carried on in a more exten sive scale then in those days when ittle girls in frilly petticoats marched tround their desks, balancing bean Dags on their W’ell curled heads. Last Spring she was one of three members of the American Physical Education Association to be given a! fellowship because, besides her out- ; standing and continuous work in physical education, she graduated from Allegheny College, received her medical degree from the National University Medical School, did some work at Clark University, has given courses at Summer schools at Har vard and Chautauqua, and has writ ten several books on health training, i . , . . . — m 30ER WAR FIGURE DIES IN NEW YORK AT 74 Mrs. A. A. Blow Helped Equip British Hospital Ship—Deco rated by Queen Victoria. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. January 26.—Mrs. A. A. Blow, 74, who at the turn of the century helped equip and man the British government’s first hospital ship for use during the Boer War, lied last night after a stroke. At the time of the Boer War Mrs. Blow was living in London with her j husband, mining engineer, since dead. 5he organized a fund among Ameri :ans in London, secured the gift of a tattle freighter, the Maine, from the American Transport Line, and had the ship fully equipped. A staff of American physicians was then imported and the Maine turned 1 Dver to'the British government. Mrs. Blow was later granted a pri vate audience with Queen Victoria j ind was conferred the decoration of j Lady of Grace of the Order of St. i John of Jerusalem in recognition of j her services. Mrs. Blow was born in Joliet, 111., granddaughter of former Gov. Matte- j son of that State. PASSPORT IS TAKEN French Peasants Mistake British Airwoman for Spy. VESOUL, France, January 26 (JP).— rhe French peasant’s suspicions of foreigners, coupled with his reading Df spy scares, have cost Kate Miller, English airwoman, her passport. When Miss Miller was forced to .and in a nearby field on a flight from London to Capetown, the countryfolk | xioed her with cries of "spy” and a nan who said he was the mayor seized her passport. Vesoul officials rescued the flyer, but she never recovered her papers. One-House Bill Passed. JUNEAU, Alaska. January 26 UP).— rhe lower house of the Territorial Legislature today unanimously passed :he Green bill providing for a one iiouse legislature. Former D. C. Federal Employe To Wed Woman He Met in Jail By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, January 26.—A ro mance that began in jail will culmi nate in marriage next Friday for Dr. Arthur W. Nelson, formerly of Wash ington. D. C„ and Mrs. Emily C. Pad dleford. They met, fell in love, and became engaged while they were serving terms in the Ventura County Jail. Today they filed notice to wed in Ventura. A justice of the peace will perform the ceremony. When he has finished.' the doors of the jail will open for Nelson, his nine months’ sentence for impersonating a Federal officer short ened five weeks by court order. Mrs. Peddleford was sentenced last May for assertedly receiving illegal commissions under the F. E. R. A. Her term was completed tn September. Nelson for nine years was in charge of gold commitments for the Federal Reserve Board at Washington. Night Final Delivery • / The “Pink Edition” of The Star, known as the Night Final, printed at 6 p.m., Is delivered throughout the city at 55c per month or, together with The Sunday Star, at • 70c per month. This is a special service that many people desire for the very latest and complete news of the day. Call National 5000 and say that you want the “Night Final” delivered regularly to your home, and delivery will start immediately. L-ir*--r—“' ‘ " - I Five Child Players Eligible For Motion Picture Award By the Associated Press. HOLLYWOOD, Calif., January 26.— Early balloting on nominations for the seventh annual awards of merit by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences indicated today at least five outstanding child players will be eligible for honors when final ballots are mailed February 12 to the academy’s 600 members. Shirley Temple. 6-year-old star, has five roles that make her eligible for \ the awards, her latest being “Bright Eyes.” George Breakston. 11. has been lauded for his work in "No Greater, Glory.” Jackie Cooper, for his roles in “Peck’s j Bad Boy” and "Treasure Island”; Charlotte Henry, for her work in "Babes in Toyland,” and Frankie Darro, for his portrayal in “No Greater Glory,” also are on the list of juvenile eligibles. Anna Sten, Russian star, will be eligible for the actress achievement statuette because of her work in “We Live Again” and “Nana.” Grace Moore star of the opera, has been praised highly for her starring role in “One Night of Love,” and Robert Donat, who had the title role in "The Count of Monte Cristo,” is regarded as a poten tial award possibility. Miss Sten, Miss Moore and Donat are newcomers in the academy achieve ment balloting. Among the “repeat” possibilities are Charles Laughton, ad judged the best actor last year, who again is eligible because of his work in “The Barretts of Wimpole Street”; Norma Shearer, winner of the 1929-30 period, who appeared in the same pic ture: Katherine Hepbum. who won [ the gold statuette last year for her characterization in “Morning Glory," and who has since appeared in “Spit fire” and "The Little Minister.” Other film players eligible are Leslie Howard for “Human Bondage”: Bette Davis, “Of Human Bondage”: Claudette Colbert, “Imitation of Life”; Loretta Young, “The White Parade”; Wallace Beery, “Viva Villa”: George Arliss “The House of Rothschild”: Frederic March, "Design for Living," “We Live Again” and “The Barretts of Wimpole Street.” FARM INCOME 6 BILLION Increase of Billion Over Former Year Reported. Total cash income of farmers dur ing 1934 yesterday was reported by the Bureau of Agricultural Economics to have totaled $6,091,000,000. This represented an increase of $1,040,000,000 over 1933, being made up of increases of $645,000,000 from marketing of crops and live stock and $395,000,000 from benefit payments and sales of live stock to the Govern ment. Income from all sources during December totaled $488,000,000. com pared with $561,000,000 in November ; and $429,000,000 in December, 1933, the bureau said. I * HAMPTON REUS PARK GROUP POST C. M. Jones Slated as New Secretary-Treasurer of Commission. __ By a Staff Correspondent of The Star. BETHESDA, Md., January 28.— Thomas Hampton of Bethesda, secre tary-treasurer of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission since its inception nearly fight years ago, said here today that he had forwarded his resignation to Gov. Harry W. Nice. It was learned at the same time that Charles M. Jones, Rockville post master, would be recommended by the Republican State Central Committee tor Montgomery County to fill the vacancy created by Hampton’s resig nation. The recommendation is re- j ;arded as tantamount to appointment. Blames Business Pressure. Hampton, a local real estate opera tor, said that he was forced to tender lis resignation because of the pressure it personal business. He was the only •emaining member of the original :ommission formed in May, 1927, to supervise and direct park development ind zoning in the metropolitan areas Df Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties. Walter W. Dawson, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, ieclared today when advised of Hamp ton's resignation that a recommenda tion that Jones be named to the va cancy would be forwarded to Gov. Nice at once. Limited to Montgomery. The selection of a successor to Hampton must be made from Mont gomery County under a provision of the law creating the commission which stipulates that the park and planning group’s general counsel and secretary treasurer must be made from the county other than that in which the chairman resigned, the chairman is a. Prince Georges County resident. Jones’ commission as postmaster at Rockville' a position he has held for five years, expired four days ago and bis replacement by a Democratic party appointee is expected to be announced within a few days, it Is said. Mean while, he is continuing in office. No Specific Term. Jones is a long-line Republican and a life-long resident of Montgomery County, Dawson said. He is a gradu ate in law and at one time was con nected with a Washington real estate firm. Appointment as secretary-treasurer of the Park and Planning Commis sion is not made for a specific term, but is made at the "pleasure of the Governor.” The salary for that office is $2T)00 a year. MOTHER IS INDICTED Slaying of Son and Bride Charged by Texas Grand Jury. GATESVILLE, Tex., January 26 UP).—Mrs. Ethel Johnson. 46, was in dicted today for the slaying of her son, Joe Blankenship, 20. and his 19-year-old bride. Bernice, on a farm near here August 19. More than 100 witnesses were cum moned before the grand jury in the investigation of the deaths, once called a murder and suicide by a coroner’s verdict. SheriS Joe White said he had asked Dallas officers to arrest Mrs. Johnson, wife of a Federal Radio Commission inspector. The bodies of the youth and his bride of less than a year were found lying side by side on the farm of Mrs. Johnson’s father, George Mid dick, near here. A pistol lay nearby. “Beating Bap’' PREFERS WEIGHTY WALKS TO REFORMATORY. Copyright, A. P. V/ircphoto. r ... fcUWAKU hOSllK. Convicted of stealing 20 pounds of goods from a grocery', Foster, 16. was sentenced to serve three years in a reformatory or carry 20 pounds of bricks 24 miles a day for the next 60 days. He chose to pack bricks as shown here. He sleeps in jail at night. GEORGE R. WICKER OF A. A. A. SUCCUMBS Chief of Field Investigation Divi sion Came to Washington Year Ago. By the Associated Press. George R. Wicker, 57, chief of the Division of Field Investigation of the Farm Administration, died yesterday in Emergency Hospital. Wicker, who was born in Neilsville, Wis.. came to 'Washington a year ago. His ‘ intense loyalty” was praised in a tribute by Farm Administrator Ches ter C. Davis. Wicker spent his early career In Minnesota, and was a member of the Legislature from 1917 to 1920. after ward serving as deputy commissioner of agriculture. From 1920 to 1923 he was business service manager of the Illinois Agri cultural Association. Funeral sendees for Wicker, who is survived by his widow and three children, will be held Tuesday in Evanston, Ind. Beard 15.75 Inches Long. STOCKHOLM. January 26 UP).— The longest beard in Stockholm dur ing 1934 was worn by one Oscar Olson, whose hirsute adornment reached 15.75 inches from the point of his chin, including a growth of one cen timeter during the year. NICE TO REPLACE Governor Decides Not to Abolish Office—Contend ers for Post Studied. — By the Associated Press. BALTIMORE, January 26.—The Evening Sun says in a special dispatch from Annapolis that it was learned today Gov. Nice- has decided against abolishing the office of motor vehicle commissioner and is now sifting the field of applicants for an appointee. The field of contenders for the post, now held by E. Austin Baughman, was said by the Sun to have narrowed to four or five strong contenders. Among them are: George R. Ncrris, the Republican leader of Baltimore County. J. George Eierman, a member of the Republican City Committee from the : third legislative district and an official 1 of a Baltimore dairy company. Walter R. Rudy, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee for Carroll County, a resident of Mount Airy. Nice Wilkerson. a Republican leader of Allegany County, said to be a likely appointee to the bench of the fourth judicial circuit if not selected for com missioner of motor vehicles. -•--■ -■■ ■ MICHIGAN CITIZENS JOIN TODAY IN FETE State Centennial to Be Observed at Evensong Services at Washington Cathedral. Members of Congress from Michi gan, representatives of the Michigan State Society and citizens who for : merly lived in that State will join i today in commemorating the Michi | gan centennial at the people's even song service in the great choir of ! Washington Cathedral under the plan arranged by the Michigan Historical Society, a two-year observance of the centennial began yesterday. Rev. Dr. Anson Phelps Stokes, canon of Washington, and formerly secre tary of Yale University, will deliver the sermon at today's ceremony and Canon Raymond L. Wolven will con duct the service. The State flag, pre sented to the Cathedral by Miss Grace M Merchant in memory of her par 1 ents, will be carried in the proces | sion with the national colors, j Gov. Frank D. Fitzgerald and the 1 three bishops of Michigan dioceses, the Right Rev. Herman Page of De troit, Right Rev. John M. McCor mick of Grand Rapids and Right Rev. Hayward S. Abiewhite of Marquette, have been invited by Right Rev. James E. Freeman, Bishop of Wash ington. to attend. Others asked to be present are: Charles Beecher War ! ren and Edsel Ford, members of the National Committee for Washington Cathedral; local chairmen of the Na tional Cathedral Association in Mich igan communities and members of the Women’s National Committee in that State. i -«-——— 6C0 PATIENTS STRIKE — BUENOS AIRES. January 26 (4s).— Six hundred tubercular patients went on a hunger strike at the National Hospital at Santa Maria, dispatches said today. 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