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Representative Carpenter Flooded With Plans for Improvement. A mass of suggestions for improving District traffic conditions is being sifted by Representative Carpenter of Kansas, cnairman of the subcom mittee on streets and traffic of the House District Committee, while he Waits an opportunity to study condi tions first hand. The letters contain suggestions for everything from another traffic light •t the writer's home corner to uni versal inspection for passenger cffiS, as well as trucks and taxis, from abolishing ticket “fixing” to subter ranean garages to eliminate con gested parking conditions. Carpenter explained that many of the suggestions are constructive and will be investigated thoroughly, but only those designed to increase safety and reduce fatalities and accidents Will be acted upon. Four Proposals by Hedge. Four proposals by Edwin S. Hedge, president of the Chevy Chase Citi zens’ Association and a member of the District Traffic Advisory Com mittee, were to eliminate deliveries by trucks during the rush hours; to increase police personnel; to require busses and trucks to travel as close * n tVtn nnvK n t- nnrriVtln inctooH rtf In the middle of the street, and to emphasize on drivers the importance of relative speed. A speed of 10 miles an hour may be as dangerous in some zones as 40 miles an hour in others, the test being the driver's ability to stop Within a limit determined by his tange of vision, Hedge wrote. One District resident, who had written to every one he believed might be concerned, including President Roosevelt, in his efforts to have a traffic light installed at Mount Pleasant and Irving streets, asked Carpenter to investigate conditions at that intersection. Another communication, anonymous but containing a detailed map of the Columbia and Ontario roads area, showed how a few well-placed “no parking-from-here-to-comer” signs would reduce traffic hazards by in creasing motorists’ range of vision. One woman pleaded: “Please have some signal lights that will allow the pedestrian to cross the street before all the cars in God’s Kingdom get by." High Garage Cost Denied. Two garage owners wrote they un derstood the subcommittee intended Investigating the high cost of garage space in the District, and advised Carpenter “there was nothing to it.” One deplored the recent resignation of Assistant Secretary of the Treas ury Coolidge on the ground that he would now have to find a new tenant for his garage. One writer went so far as to sug gest elimination of all day parking on 6treets or parking lots in the down town district. Carpenter said his committee prob ably will get out to conduct a survey the latter part of this week, and will make several trips. Meanwhile, the members are making notes of condi tions during their daily trips around the city. MAGISTRATE COURT BILL TO BE PUSHED Budget Bureau Gives D. C. Board A viuua<iivu ov k/^viiavt Measure The Budget Bureau yesterday noti fied the Commissioners it had no objec tion to their sponsoring a bill to pro vide for establishment of a Magris trates Court system here. The Commissioners promptly will send the proposed bill to Congress. It proposes appointment by the Pres ident, with consent of the Senate, of four magistrates and several alter nates, who would hold court on cer tain minor cases at police precinct stations. The magistrates would be paid $1,000 a year. The move, sponsored by Corpora tion Counsel E. Barrett Prettyman and the Commissioners, is designed to reduce the great mass of minor cases now congesting the Police Court docket. The proposed bill had to be sub mitted to the Budget Bureau first be cause it Involved an appropriation, but would have gone there anyway under the new Budget Bureau "gag rule” to ascertain whether it was in conflict with the policies of the President. TREATY IS SIGNED BUENOS AIRES, January 28 (/P).— Argentina and Bolivia signed a treaty yesterday designed to prevent fron tier Incidents. Minor ones had arisen recently be cause the frontier between the two countries is indefinite and the Argen tine Congress has not ratified a boun dary treaty before it a SO New York Tl leer Mountain Saturday, February 1 S 10.00 Cleveland*Youngstown $10.11 Columkui Si 1.11 Toledo $11.00 Cincinnati-Detroit $11.10 Indianapolis $10.00 Ckicafo Atlantic City Saturday*. February I, IS SMS—1-D.y E .cants* SMS New York daily om vw Ccschsi only l*. 18.30 A. M. Baltimore $1.11 Every Saturday • Sunday $1.10 Daily—Good for 3 day ■ ■ ' WINTER SPORTS for Everybody LOW FARC. AND REASONABLY PRICED TOURS ts tha Pecenea, Baer Mauntaln, Lake Placid, tha Berkshire*, Green and White Mts., New England, ‘ Mentreal. Quebec, Tha Laurentlans, ate. Far Infer* metlen and reservations, phene District 1424. Designed to Teach Game of “Monopoly” Was First Known as “Landlord’s Game.” Mrs. Elizabeth Magie Phillips. Clarendon, Va., and the “monopoly” game she patented in 1904. To her left is the miniature model, to the right the new "landlord's game” she is now perfecting. —Star Staff Photo. ERY likely your grandma and grandpa played Monopoly. Why not? It Isn't new. Truth to tell, Mrs. Elizabeth Magie Phillips, 2309 North Curtis road, Clarendon, Va., then Lizzie J. Magie of Brentwood. Md., took out a patent on the game on January 5, 1904—a good three decades ago! Except that it was called “The Landlord Game,” at the time (and also 20 years later, when Mrs. Phil lips improved the game somewhat and took out a second patent on it), you might notice little difference in tne 1904 version ana me one you uieu to buy this week. According to the specifications of the earliest patent, "the object of the game is to obtain as much wealth, i or money as possible, the player hav : ing the greatest amount of wealth at i the end of the game, after a certain | predetermined number of circuits of the board have been made, being the winner.” Method of Teaching. This innocent statement of the pur poses of the game was somewhat of a subtle blind for putting atross ideas then stirring the mind of Mrs. Phil ✓ 4 Hogsheads of leaf tobacco^ "ageing" for two years in storage warehouses. ... FIRST — ripened in the sunshine... and picked leaf by leaf from the right part of the stalk when fully ripe. THEN — each day’s picking cured right by the farmer ... at the right time and in the right way ... no “splotching” or brittleness, but every leaf of good color and flavor. * FINALLY — bought in the open market...re-dried for storage...then packed in wooden hogsheads to age and mellow for two years or more un til free from harshness and bitterness. * That's what we mean hy mild, ripe tobacco. And that's the kind of to bacco we use to give Chesterfields their milder, better taste. lips., For, as well as a game to amuse it was one to teach. A follower of the principles of the famous "single taxer" of the nine teenth century, she still holds the Henry George School of Social Science classes in her home. Thirty-two years ago. she created "The Landlord's Game" as a means of spreading in terest in George’s system of taxation. The game, as now called "Monopoly,” still smacks of the Geoigian principles. As first devised, the game didn’t catch hold. Four times Mrs. Phillips improved and patented new, similar ones. The latest, of September 23, 1924, comes out pretty boldly in its specifications. “The object of this game,” it states, "is not only to afford amusement to players, but to Illustrate to them how, under the present or prevailing sys tem of land tenure, the landlord has an advantage over other enterprisers, and also how the single tax would dis courage speculation.” The winner is, in tilts newer game with the same title of “The Landlord's Game,” the one who first accumulates $3,000. It had become more blunt, less leisurely, in the 20 years of fts evolution. Engineer Popularizes Game. Even this game, however, did not get the popular hold it has today. It took Charles B. Darrow, a Philadel jjiim wnu iciucvcu urc gamt: from the oblivion of the Patent Office and dressed it up a bit, to get it going, l ast August a large firm manufactur ing games took over his improvements. In November Mrs. Phillips sold the company her patent rights. It went over with a bang. But not for Mrs. Phillips. It is understood she received $500 for her patent and she gets no royalties. Probably, if one counts lawyer’s, print er’s and Patent Office fees used up in developing it. the game has cost her more than she made from it. How ever, if the subtle propaganda for the Night Coughs Relieved You can have rest tonight. Coughs caused from colds need not disturb you and members of your family. Hall's Expectorant, a pleasant,soothing syrup,quickly relieves irritated membranes and tickling, helps expel mucus, and warms throat and chest. Makes you feel better right away. If cough bothers tonight, take Hall’s Expectorant. There’s nothing like it. Sold by all druggists: 35c—60c—$1. (Advertisement.) I single tax Idea works around to th minds of the thousands who now shak the dice and buy and sell over th "Monopoly" board, she feels the whol business will not have been in vain. Although she has never playe "Monopoly" as such, Mrs. Phillips he a set for doing so, along with sets c other games she has invented, in h< living room. A card game, calle "Mock Trial,” is one of her other cres tions. At present, she is working oi a new board game which she hop< will prove as successful as th astounding grandchild of her fin game of finance and economics, "Th Landlord's Game.” “INTELLIGENCE” IS TRAI COEDS ADMIRE MOS University of Michigan Surve Reveals Preference in “Boy Friends.’' By the Associated Press. ANN ARBOR, Mich., January 28. "Intelligence" leads the qualities Un: versity of Michigan coeds admire mot in their "boy friends,” a campus sui vey showed yesterday. In the following order they liste these attributes: Sense of humor, dt pendability, sex appeal, gallantr; neatness, good looks and sincerity. A pipe is considered "romanti* virile and collegiate.” On the debit side of the ledger th girls listed "mustaches, colored shirt feathers in men's hats, white galoshc and suede Jackets." e e e e 1 s f r d -- 't Experiment Carried on With s View of Making Further e Purchases. Purchase of a limited number of second-hand street oars from other r transportation companies, as a means 1 of early replacement of the oldest r equipment in use here, is under study ' by the Capital Transit Co., it was re vealed today. The company has purchased one r such car and is experimenting with it to determine its possibilites, total co6t* and sutability for use here, a company official said. The Public Utilities Commission may be asked to authorize the pur chase of as many as 20 used cars * which are in good condit’on or which 1 can be placed in proper operating " condition, if the experiment proves satisfactory to the company. The d study was started some time ago on - the theory that reconditioned second hand cars, much never than many cars still in service here, would be much better for the Washington serv ice than equipment wnich should be e retired. i, The company is considering the plan s as a means of saving much of the I large cast it would have to meet if It Tfe SfesM IBadM -HECOLITE Save on Guaranteed Dentistry PLATES Visit Dr. Winter—the reliable dental office—and save half the | cost ef yeur dental bill. Our reputation for havinp the Lowest Fees (quality considered) has never been challenged, and no matter what particular branch af dentistry you desira we ean perform the work efficiently. $25 PUte.—Now $12.50 SiK.RmziNr. AVO $30 PUte.—Now $15.00 . CLEANLINESS $35 PUte,-Now $17.50 b Wonderful value. and guaranteed lo fit Special Attention to Aak to see RRmrle Gold Crowns and (Pff Nervnua I’eople of the most natural Bridge Work per tooth V^up Nurae In Attendance and beautiful --- - teeth made. 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Japan, re cently rounded up 36 ships in a raid on poaching fishermen. RITES ON SHORT WAVE Listeners who did not hear th American bioadcasts of King George' funeral at daybreak today may he* rebroadcasts from London on the! short-wave sets during the aftemoo and evening, as well as early tomorro' morning. According to a radiogram receive by the Short Wave Institute of Amer ica from the British Broadcastin Corp., electrical transcriptions of tt ceremonies will be broadcast on shoi wave on the following schedule: 4 p.m. (Eastern standard time), GS1 9.51 megocycles, and GSC, 9.58 meg( cycles (short-wave frequency>; 6;! p.m., GSA, 605 megocycles, and GS( 9.58 megocycles; 10 p.m., GSL, 6.. megocycles, and GSC. 958 megocycle j 4 a.m. (Wednesday), GSB, 9.51 megi I cycles, and GSF, 15.14 megocycles. More Heat Per Dollar In Every Ton of Woodson*s n j Stove Size |t J Dustless POCAHONTAS COAL More and more homes are swinging to WOODSON'S DUSTLESS POCA HONTAS STOVE COAL. 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