FOR DOG SNOW
D. C. Kok, Famous Fancier,
Will Open Judging Fri
The complete program for the larg
est dog show ever held in Washington
is announced today by Joseph O’Hare,
president of the National Capital Ken
nel Club, for the sixth annual dog
show sponsored by the club in the
Washington Auditorium, next Friday
D. C. Kok, San Jose, Calif., famous
dog fancier, will open the show Fri
day at 10 am. in ring 1 with the judg
ing of pointers, griffons, retrievers,
Chesapeake Bays and Irish setters. An
unusually large list of entries for this
group has been received, O’Hare says.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Alva Rosen
berg, Brooklyn, N. Y.. will judge the
following: Great Danes, samoyedes,
Airedale terriers, Bedlington terriers,
border terriers, bull terriers, cairn
terriers, Kerry blue terriers. Lakeland
terriers, Manchester terriers.
Setters In Ring Friday.
In ring 1 Friday at 2 p.m. Mr. Kok
will judge the English setters, Gordon
setters, Brittany spaniels, Clumber
spaniels, English springer spaniels,
field spaniels. Irish water spaniels.
Sussex spaniels, Welsh springer span
In ring 2 Friday at 2 p.m. Mrs.
, Alfred Zittel, Buffalo, N. Y., will judge
chihuahuas. English toy spaniels,
griffons, Italian greyhounds, Japanese
spaniels, Maltese spaniels. Mexican’
hairless, papillons, miniature pin
schers, pomeranians. pugs, toy Man
chester terriers, toy poodles, York
In ring 3 Friday at 2 p.m. Julian
N. Platz, New York City, will begin
Judging the Boston terriers.
In ring 4 Friday at 2 p.m. David
Wagstaff, Tuxedo Park, N. Y., will
judge the chow chows.
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G. V. Gleve, Bryn Athyn. Pa., will
judge the largest variety of dogs in
the show Friday at 8 p.m. Those
dogs which will compete for the many
prizes offered are: Afghan hounds,
bassethounds. bloodhounds. deer
hounds (Scottish), foxhounds (Amer
ican). foxhounds (English), grey
hounds, harriers, Norwegian elk
hounds, otterhounds, salukis, whippets,
wolfhounds (Irish), wolfhounds (Rus
sian). Belgian sheepdogs, bouviers de
flandre. briads, bull-mastiffs. Eskimos,
great Danes, great pyreenes, kuvasz,
mastiffs. Newfoundlands, old English
sheepdogs. Rottweilers, schnauzers,
Siberian huskies, St. Bernards, Welsh
Corgis (cardigan), Welsh Corgis
(Pembroke), boxers and miscellan
»In ring 2 Friday at 8 p.m. Mr.
Rosenberg will judge miniature
achnauzera, Skye terriers. Welsh ter
riers. West Highland white terriers,
Dalmatians, French bulldogs. Kee
chonden, poodles and schipperkes.
The judging Saturday will open at
10 a.m„ with the cocker spaniels in
ring 1 judged by Mrs. A. R. MoflBt,
Poughkeepsie. N. Y.
In ring 2 will be the dachshunds
Judged by W. R. Moore, jr.. Middle
town, N. Y.
In ring 3 will be the collies. Shet
land sheep dogs to be judged by
Samuel J. Sloan, Glenolden, Pa.
To Judge Bulldogs.
In ring 4 the bulldogs will be judged
by George T. Elgey, Toronto, On
At 1:30 p.m. Saturday W. R. Moore,
Jr., Middletown, N. Y., will judge the
Ring 1 at 2 p.m. will show the
Dandie Dinmont terriers fox terriers
(smooth) and Irish terriers. James
W. Spring, Boston, Mass., will judge
Ring 2 will show Scottish terriers
and Sealyham terriers.
Ring 3 will show a continuation of
the judging of the bulldogs by Elgey.
German sheep dogs will be judged
at 3:30 p.m. by Allen G. Taylor. Rich
At 4 p.m. the children's classes will
be judged by Charles Davis, Elbridge,
A parade of all the champions en
tered at the show will take place at
At 8 p.m. the following variety
groups will be judged:
1— Sporting breeds by Kok.
2— Sporting breeds (hounds) by
3— Working breeds, Rosenberg.
4— Terrier breeds. Rosenberg.
5— Toy breeds, Mrs. Zittel.
6— Non-sporting breeds Rosenberg.
Spring will close the judging when
he presents the best in show.
Arrangements are being made for
the seating facilities for several hun
dred people around the judging rings.
MORE BOYS THAN GIRLS
KILLED IN AUTO CRASHES
Insurance Firm Says Adult Death
Rate Increasing as Acci
More boys than girls fall victijn to
automobiles because of the greater
venturesomeness of the male sex, sta
tisticians of the Metropolitan Life
Insurance Co. reported in announcing
that the automobile accident death
rate for boys between the ages of 1
and 14 Is two and a half times as
Rreat as for girls of the same age
The bright side of the picture for
the youth of the country as shown in
the report is the fact that the death
rate for boys is decreasing, but the
decrease U offset by an increase in
the death rate for adults The death
rate among boys during 1934 was 19.4
per 100,000 and among girls 7.5 per
100,000. Approximately three-fourths
of the deaths in each classification
resulted from automobiles striking
pedestrians, the report says.
The automobile accident death rate
among adult males for the same pe
riod was 46.0 per 100,000. This was
more than three and a half times the
rate of 13.0 per 100.000 for adult fe
males. More than 40 per cent of
these deaths were caused by automo
biles striking pedestrians.
$2,300 THEFT REPORTED
Colored Man Who Lost Savings in
1933 Again Victim.
Clifford Thomas, colored, of 126
Sixteenth street northeast has a hard
time keeping his money in safety.
Police were searching last night for
a colored man whom Thomas alleges
stole $2,300 In cash from a second
story closet of his home. Only two
persons knew of the whereabouts of
thf money, hidden in a wooden box,
Thomas said, adding it was an inher
itance received with the death of a
relative some months ago.
Thomas lost most of his life savings
in the March, 1933, bank closings.
Joseph O'Hare, president of the National Capital Kennel Club, la
shown with one of the most famous Boston terrier families in the country—
Champion Million Dollar Kid Boots; Honey Boots and Honey Girl, owned
by Mrs. Jesse Thornton of Baltimore. Several of Mrs. Thornton's dogs
will be in the sixth annual show, sponsored by the Kennel Club, April
26 and 27. —Harris-Ewing Photo.
Deaf Poet Last
To Learn Jury's
Skinner Shouts “Unfair
Trial” on Reading
Note on Paper.
By the Associated Press.
DIXON, 111., April 20.—Last person
in the crowded court room to learn
the verdict, Charles Skinner, the deaf,
eccentric poet of Amboy, was con
victed apd sentenced to life impris
onment today for the “love murder”
of 17-year-old Olive Derwent.
Unable to hear the foreman's words
as he read the jury's decision, Skinner
leaned back in his chair and grinned.
But the grin faded, the poet wept
and cried aloud when the court clerk
scribbled the verdict on a slip of
paper and handed it to him.
He leaped to his feet, shouting:
“It was an unfair trial!”
The overflow crowd of spectators
looked on in silence as a dozen armed
deputies surrounded the 43-year-old
Skinner burst into tears when the
escort started him to the county Jail
a block away. Judge Harry Edwards
will pronounce sentence Thursday.
State’s Attorney Everett Jones had
demanded a death penalty.
Miss Derwent, the “little white
snow flake” of Skinner’s poems, was
j shot last January 30 as she sat in a
car with John Scott. Skinner was
' motivated, the State contended, by
unrequited love. Olive, the prosecu
tion maintained, had spurned the re
Criticism of New Deal Held
Almost Certain at
By the Associated Press.
Formulation of a business plan to
overcome “obstacles standing in the
way of complete economic recovery”
has become a major purpose of the
April 29 Convention of the United
States Chamber of Commerce.
Its development was regarded as
certain to include criticism of some
Roosevelt policies, especially those
viewed as Government intrusion Into
business. The four-day meeting was
expected to list these among the “ob
The background of business condi
tions for the convention presented, in
the chamber’s opinion, a mixed pic
ture. In its publication, the "Wash
ington Review,” the chamber noted
that the annual meeting "comes at
a time when there are evidences of
progress toward recovery, as well as
evidences of adverse influences."
Output Is Lower.
The business background was por
trayed similarly in the Commerce
Department’s weekly review of con
ditions, which noted that “industrial
output during the first half of April t
was below the March level, which in'
turn was slightly lower than for Feb
Retail trade, it added, made a “rel
atively good showing.”
In announcing the convention,
Henry I. Harriman, chamber presi
dent, said that the gathering would
“mark a further important step in
formulating a national business posi
tion on outstanding economic policies.”
Harriman, who has served three
terms, will .not seek the chamber's
presidency again. Harper Sibley,
banker and large-scale -farmer of
Rochester, N. Y., is a leading candi
date to succeed him.
The chamber said much of the con
vention discussion “will center around
legislative proposals effecting busi
ness now pending in Congress.”
Despite declining production in the
first half of April, the Commerce De
partment report notad that produc
tion so far in 1035 was above the
same period last year.
There were declines in the first
half of April In cotton textile, steel
and bituminous production, but an
increase in steel production for the
week ended April 20 halted a reces
; sion of about two months.
STATE SOCIETY TO MEET
Wisconsin Group to Hold Lut
Session of Season.
The Wisconsin State Society will
hold its last meeting of the season
Saturday. May 4, at the Shoreham
Hotel, Dr. D. O. Kinsman, president,
Miss Pearl Thurber, member of
the board of directors, will be in
charge of the program, which will
consist of a prelude of music and
group singing, followed by dancing
and contract bridge.
88 NAVY DOCTORS
President Approves List of
to Be Commanders.
President Roosevelt has approved
the selection of 88 officers of the
Navy Medical Corps for promotion
from the rank of lieutenant com
mander to that of commander.
The promotions will become effec
tive as vacancies occur. The com
plete list follows:
Earl Curtis Carr, Rolland Raymond
Gasser. Frederick Leonard McDaniel,
Brython Parry Davis, John Howard
Chambers. Joel Jesse White, Lyle Jay
Roberts, Morton Douglas Wlllcutts,
Frederick Raymond Hook, Orville
Ro6coe Goss, Percy Whilt Dreifus,
Albin Lothard Lindall, Harry Sweek
Harding. Edwards Murray Riley. Paul
Tracy Crosby. Ladislaus Louis Adam
kiewicz, William Taylor Lineberry,
Robert Henry Snowden, Thomas Lacy
Morrow, William Henry Hart Tur
Clarence John Brown. Ely Locke
Whitehead, Benjamin Franklin Nor
wood, Arthur Herbert Dearing,
Eben Elliott Smith. Paul Morris Al
bright, Edwin Davis McMorries,
James William Ellis, Charles Henry
Savage, Walter Abram Fort, Lewis
Wells Johnson, Felix Patrick Keaney,
James Russell Thomas. Walter John
son Pennell. Frank Winkler Ryan,
Robert Bruce Team, Walter Marion
Anderson. Leslie Bert Marshall, John
Willard Vann. Robert Perclval Par
sons, John Clausel Adams, Guy B.
McArthur, Sterling Smith Cook, John
Grigfith Powell, Bertram Groesbeck,
jr„ Earl Richison, Travis Stansell
Moring. Raymond Bernard Storch,
Louise Eugene Mueller, Lynn Newton
Hart, Otto Woodson Grlsier, Robert
Hugh Collins, Otis Wildman, Martin
Luther Marquette, Carl Ashton
Broaddus, Charles Lawrence Oliphant,
James Frank Hooker, John Eugene
Porter. George Dennis Thompson,
Claude Raymond Riney, Horace Rat- j
cliffe Boone, Robert Edward Stack
Fenimore Stratton Johnson. Wilbur
Oscar Manning, David Ferguson. jr„
Lewis Gounod Jordan, Stephen Roy
Mills, Jack Stanford Terry, James
Andrew Brown, Rollo Wilson Hutch
inson. Carlton Leverett Andrus. John
Lipscomb Frazer, jr., Millard Fillmore
Hudson. Edwin Charles Ebert, John
Thomas Stringer, George Arthur
Eckert, Harold Eugene Ragle, John
Harry Robbins, Edwin Peterson, How
ard Howlett Montgomery, Joseph
Leon Schwartz, Oscar Davis, William
Peter Mull, William Drew Small,
Francis Whipple Carll, Roger Alexan
der Nolan, Norman Roberts, David
Oberon Bowman and Edward Leo
FETE TO PRESENT
PLAY BY STUDENT
Wilson Teachers’ College Will Of-1
fer “Tidewater," by Anne
The annual May day festival of
Wilson Teachers’ College will be in
the form of a play, “Tidewater,” writ
ten by Anne Alden Morrison, junior
student at the college, to be presented
May 15 at the Sylvan Theater.
The play has for its setting an old
Southern estate near Fredericksburg.
One of the outstanding features of
this year's production, as presented
by the Wilson Women’s Athletic As
sociation, will be the participation in
the play of the May queen, chosen
from the senior class, and her court,
consisting of two women from each
class. The queen, Anne Chambers,
will take the leading role. Other leads
have not been revealed as yet.
Also incorporated in the program
will be the crowning of Miss Chambers
by the president of the senior class.
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NM BILL TO GIVE
New Measure to Protect
Accrued Days Off,
Promise that the pending N. R. A.
extension bill will guarantee to recov
ery agency employes use of leave ac
cumulated before June 10. the date
the present N. R. A. set-up is to die,
was given yesterday by James O’Neill,
the administration’s control officer.
O’Neill told Miss Jessica Buck, sec
retary of N. R. A. Local 91, American
Federation of Government Employes,
that Chairman Doughton, Democrat,
of North Carolina, of the House Ways
and Means Committee, had declared
he would sponsor an amendment mak
ing legal the vacations, endangered by
the present form of the legislation.
The control officer's statement fol
lowed a union protest meeting on the
anomalous situation after Controller
General McCarl had given his opinion
that under the existing form of the
bill employes would be classified as
“new,” and thus would be wiped off the
slate any accrued benefits.
39-Hoar Week Sought.
Meanwhile, a delegation of the
union made plans to call on Bradish
Carroll, N. R. A. executive officer, to
morrow to reach agreement on a
39-hour week for the recovery admin
O’Neil] sent this memorandum to all
division heads of the bureau:
"A notice has been circulated to all
employes calling attention to the
fact that the present draft of the
proposed new recovery act contains no
provision for continuance in office of
N. R. A. employes. The notice further
refers to the possible loss of annual
leave which may have accrued to the
credit of N. R. A. employes up to June
“Please be advised that the present
draft of the new N. R. A. bill Is
merely a skeleton of the bill as It will
ultimately be presented to the House
and Senate. I this morning talked
with Representative Doughton and am
authorised to assure employes that the
interest of all concerned will be pro
tected when the new bill is finally
Service to Be Continuous.
"Assuming that the N. R. A. is con
tinued, the service of employes will
be considered continuous, and all
rights and privileges which are now
enjoyed by the employes will carry
forward into the new term of service.
"All of the foregoing has been passed
along to the secretary of the N. R. A.
union, under whose auspices the cir
cular referred to was issued, but It
seems advisable to make this infor
mation available to all employes who
may be disturbed in regard to this sit
RENO. Nev.. April 20 (fl5).—Quentell
Violett of New York City and Calcutta.
India, was divorced on grounds of
extreme cruelty here today by Mrs.
Ursula M. Violett, New York social
They were married May 4, 1927, In
Madura, South India, and have a
4-year-old daughter, Judith.
Population Auociation Will Hold
Sessioni in Capital, May
2 to 4.
The Population Association of
America Is arranging a conference on
population In relation to social plan
ning. to be held here May 2 to 4,
The purpose of this conference Is
to focus attention on the significance
of population research for sound na
tional planning, to define research
studies and to discuss the place of
population studies In the university.
Sessions will be held at the Willard
Henry P. Fairchild Is president of
the association and will make his
presidential address at a dinner meet
ing the opening night of the confer
ence. Delegates will include social
scientists, biologists and public of
flcials Interested in population prob
The lint morning session of the
conference will consist of a meeting
with census officials in the office of
the director of the Bureau of the
Among the conference speakers
will be rtbyd W. Reeves, personnel
director, Tennessee Valley Authority.
f BURNS fatal to man
Jesse Gibbs. 28. colored, died in
Preedmen’s Hospital Saturday night
of burns received last week when
flames from a small oil stove ignited
Gibbs had been doing some laundry
In the basement of 1611 Tenth street
when the stove flared up. His cloth
ing caught fire as he attempted to
extinguish the blaze.
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