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Wagner Predicts Experts
Will Agree on Long
Term Program.
By ths Associated Press.
Senator Wagner,'Democrat, of New
York, predicted yesterday that admin
istration housing experts would agree
on a long-time elum clearance pro
gram early this week, followed quickly
by introduction of legislation.
At the same time, it was disclosed
that a bill to extend the Federal
Housing Administration’s power to in
sure modernization and repair loans
had been drafted and would be pre
, aented to Congress tomorrow or Tues
The President’s housing advisors
tiave been at odds over the amount of
iederal money to be put up for loans
and grants to local communities to
carry out slum clearance work.
May Ask for $100,000,000.
Wagner declined to say what sum
Would be sought, but indications were
It would be much less than the $?00,
000.000 to $400,000,000 he originally
estimated for the first year. In some
quarters the amount was estimated
"There have been no real points of
difference among those working on the
housing problem," Wagner said.
"We all have been agreed on two
principles: One. that Federal aid must
be advanced to carry on slum clear
ance and, two. that the initiative must
come from local communities.
"There are two ways in which Fed
eral assistance might be given. It
might be In the form of loans and
grants over a period of years or it
might be in the form of lump sum
"We will have another meeting
Monday or Tuesday and I am sure a
bill wiil be ready for introduction by
the end of the week."
Wants Sum Kept Down.
Peter Grimm, one housing advisor,
and Secretary Morgenthau conferred
with President Roosevelt a week ago.
It was said authoritatively that while
the President wanted a broad housing
plan enacted this session, he also
wanted to keep the appropriation
down to a minimum.
The slum clearance and moderniza
tion and repair measures are two
phases of a three-point housing pro
gram. The third is stimulation of
private construction of homes costing
less than $5,000 through extension of
the Housing Administration’s author
ity to insure mortgages.
Chairmen Fletcher of the Senate
Banking Committee and Steagall of
the House Banking Committee will in
troduce the bills extending authority
to insure modernization and repair
loans up to 20 per cent of a bank's
total loans.
This authority expires April 1. The
extension would be to December 31.
Temporary Injunction Against
$2,600,000 Works Project
Granted Company.
By the Associated Press.
The District Supreme Court yes
terday temporarily stopped the pro
posed sale of power by the Tennes
see Valley Authority to Knoxville,
Justice F. Dickinson Letts granted
the Tennessee Public Service Co. a
temporary injunction restraining the
$2,600,000 public works project in that
city. No date was set for a hearing
cn an injunction.
Knoxville was given a loan and
* grant by the Public Works Adminis
tration to finance an electric distribu
tion system. The public service com
pany’s suit was directed at Secretary
Ickes and David Lilienthal, director
Cf T. V. A.
The company contended its $4,000,
000 investment in Knoxville would
be rendered valueless unless the sale
cf cheaper power by the T. V. A. to
the city system was halted.
Suits are pending by several other
companies in the District Supreme
Court, testing the right of the P. W.
A. and to finance distribution of
Daisy Alexander Root Hears Sen
tence Pronounced by Mem
phis Judge.
By the Associated Press.
MEMPHIS. Tenn., March 7.—Her
eyes red from weeping, Daisy Alexander
Root was assisted to her feet today
as Criminal Judge Phil Wallace sen
tenced her to serve 10 years in prison
lor the slaying of her husband, Bren
ton Root, 32.
Young Root, son of Rev. Benjamin
F. Root. Chicago clergyman, was shot
to death at his home here several
months ago. a few hours after he
quarreled with his comely wife over
his attentions to a pretty "cigarette
girl” at a night club.
. Judge Wallace pronounced sentence
after overruling a defense motion for a
new trial in which the contention was
made that one of the jurors who con
victed Mrs. Root recently was prej
udiced because of domestic difficulties
attending his own first marriage.
Merrick Boys’ Club Men's Com
mittee to Be Entertained.
The newly appointed Men’s Com
mittee of the Merrick Boys’ Club, one
of four youth organizations sponsored
by the Community Chest, will be en
tertained at its meeting next Friday
night with several boxing bouts be
tween boys of the club.
The meeting will be held at the
settlement, 608 Massachusetts avenue
northeast. Additional bleachers are
* to be constructed for the event, which
is to be held in the new gymnasium,
Miss Anna Ready, head resident of
the club, stated.
Legation Secretary to Speak.
Dr. Enrique Sanchez de Lozada,
first secretary of the Bolivian Lega
tion, will make the principal address
at the founder’s day banquet to be
held oy Beta Chapter of Phi Alpha
Theta, national history fraternity, at
the University of Pittsburgh next
Saturday in Pittsburgh. His topic is
v "Latin America and the International
Speaks at J. C. C.
Author and lecturer, who will be
the guest speaker in the National
Forum of the Jewish Community
Center tonight at 8:15 o’clock. His
topic will be “What Are We Facing
in the United States Today?" The
lecture will be open to the public.
Hawes Declares Congress
Has Power to Destroy
Harry B. Hawes, former Senator
from Missouri, declared Friday night
that the United States Congress might
utterly destroy the newly-established
commonwealth of the Philippines by
wrecking its economic life.
Hawes, co-author of the Philippine
Independence act, was the guest of
honor and main speaker at a dinner
given by the Woman's National Demo
cratic Club.
Pleading for continuation of free
trade between the Philippines and the
United States, which he said was
forced upon the Filipinos to become
the basis of their economic structure,
for at least 10 years after complete
independence of the islands on July 4,
1946. Hawes said:
“The Philippine commonwealth will
succeed if Philippine officials will pre
serve law and order and write into
i statute law those things that their
i constitution provides and if they will
continue their work of education,
sanitation and health. That is their
part of the job.
I'. S. Can Wreck Commonwealth.
"But it is within the power of the
United States Congress to utterly de
stroy the commonwealth by wrecking
its economic life.
"It is within the power of our Con
gress to wreck a world record in en
lightened colonization, to tear down
an American ideal of 37 years, to de
stroy the belief in the Orient that
Americans are great and liberal ad
“We confined them to trade exclu
sively with the United States.
“Until the recent unprecedented in
filtration of Japanese goods in the
1 islands, within the period of the last
five years, the Philipines was the
; eighth best customer the United States
j had in the world.
“That is something to think about.
They have had no trade relations with
the outside w-orld that are worthy of
consideration. They have had no op
portunity of building up a trade with
foreign countries. The American
Congress had enacted inhibitions
which prevented this being done.
Three Sources of Islands’ Life.
“Just as some of our States depend
for their prosperity upon manufac
tures, others upon agriculture, others
upon mining, others upon special pro
ductions of one kind or another, the
three great sources of national life in
the Philippines, which furnish its life
blood, are its sugar, its coconut and its
“We gave Spain 10 years to adjust
its relations with the Islands after our
victory. Now the question is, whether
, we are going to destroy the sugar busi
ness and the coconut business and
w’hether we w'ill preserve the free flow
of raw material of hemp, not the
manufactured article, but the raw ma
terial for the use of our manufac
Former Senator Hawes also reviewed
briefly the history of Philippine
American relations since the United
States occupied the islands in 1898.
Quintin Paredes, resident commis
sioner from the Philippines, gave a
brief talk also at the dinner.
—-• ■ — ■ -
J. M. Hepbron to Speak.
Jabies M. Hepbron, managing direc
tor of the Baltimore Criminal Justice
Commission, will speak at a luncheon
meeting of National Birth Control
Committee Tuesday at the Women’s
City Club. Hepbron is a trustee of
the Maryland Conference of Social
Work and a member of the State Gov
ernor’s Advisory Committee on Un
employment Relief.
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W. & J. Sloane 711 Twelfth St.
; ' “71
Occasional Pieces ^
Open Arm Chairs of the
Chinese Chippendale design.
All horsehair filled and cov
ered in a variety of rich
damasks. $Tff.50
Regular price. $45 ~ J
2 Chairs of the American
Chippendale school, with
carved ball and claw feet,
graceful and comfortable
wings and rolled arms. En
tirely horsehair filled with
genuine down-filled cushions.
Upholstery is in fine
damasks. $CO
Regular price $74.
Wing Chair of the Queen
Anne design, with solid wal
nut base, handsomely carved.
Horsehair filled. _ genuine
d o w n-filled cushions; up
holstered in red
damask. $470
Regular price $95-- * ~
Love Seat of the French
influence. The frame is old
white decorated in gold.
The upholstery is red dam
ask and the cushion is genu
ine down filled. $AQ*75
Regular price $175
Pillow-back Chair of the
Louis XV design. Horse
hair filled with genuine
down - filled cushions, and
pillow back. The frame is
solid walnut, attractively
carved. Upholstered in
damask. ' $ffO
Regular price $120 -
Sofa, American Chippen
dale design with curved back
and arms and ball and claw
feet, handsomely carved.
Genuine down-filled cushions
and the upholstery is figured
iniaviin ^
Regular price $210
Sofa in American Geor
gian model with elaborately
carved walnut frame: horse
hair filled with genuine
down-filled cushions. Uphol
stery is fine frieze, c 4 O £
Regular price $245 *
Barrel-back Chairs—just
2 of them—solid walnut
bases with cabriole legs ef
fectively carved. One chair
is covered in blue antique
velvet; the other in blue
Regular price $103..
Open Armchairs of the
Queen Anne design—group
of 6. They are of the popu
lar pull-up type. The ex
posed parts of the frames
are solid walnut; cabriole
legs. Genuine hair filled, up
holstered in damask. a
Regular price $45 ...
Open Armchairs of the
Louis XV period—a group of
7 with solid walnut frames
handsomely carved. Full
spring upholstered seats; all
horsehair filled and each of
the seven differently
covered. $^A
Regular price $40 .—
Occasional Chair -of the
Queen Anne design, with
cabriole legs, handsomely
carved. Horsehair filled
with genuine down - filled
cushion. U p h o Ister.v is
brown and off-white brocade
damask. SftA
Regular price $115.. ®
Sofa of Georgian type,
with mahogany base, inter
estingly carved. Horsehair
filled and genuine down
filled cushions. Upholstered
in gold damask. $aa«50
Regular price $152 ww
Preston Sofa of the Adam
School with solid mahogany
base carved after the Adam
manner. Has one long genu
ine down-filled cushion and
the upholstery is rust dam
ask. $1 A*
Regular price $235
We arc beginning tomorrow a very
elaborate plan of intensive improvements.
Not only for the betterment of the serv*
t ice, but for the carrying out more effectu
ally and efficiently what has become
famous throughout the country as the
exclusive Sloane manner of presentation.
Like all progressive moves even prices
are involved. We are going to discon
tinue certain lines of furniture; other
lines need rehabilitation. These are in
evitable necessities in such a store as we
aim to conduct. Then the slogan for
the next few succeeding weeks will be
are making tremendous reductions on
the suites and separate pieces elected to go.
We. believe you’ll find it greatly to
your advantage to attend this event, for
in its sacrifices we arc ignoring the present
pecuniary loss—and instead fixing our
eyes upon visions of the Better Sloane's
now in the making.
“Always High Grade, Never High Priced”
Dining Koom buites
An Adam Group in genuine mahogany
—9 pieces. The chairs are exceptionally
attractive with skillful carving and uphol
stered in blue damask. cAAA
Regular price $450_ jF^J
American Sheraton Suite consistent in
every detail with the Early Colonial design.
Genuine mahogany with crotch mahogany
veneers. Side board and server have the
pleasing serpentine front; china cabinet
with broken pediment top and cabinet
base. The side chairs are covered in green
and gold damask. 10 pieces.
Regular price $375_ JrCr
American Empire Dining-Room Suite of
8 pieces. The design has all the charm
of the old school; genuine mahogany
construction with black and antique
gold decorations. Chairs are covered in
damask. ^aaa
Regular price $425_ jF^J
Dining Group in English dealwood.
given the old-tone finish. Very attractively
carved and complete in 10
pieces. ^ IF
Regular price $875_
American Hepplewhite China Cabinet
in genuine mahogany with handsome de
tails of moulding and pediment top—fin
ished in the old colonial red. It is a single
piece that would serve equally well as a
Regular price $200_
Bed Koom Groups ,
HonSs maS'!ia!iv"dE'c?ui!e’ '-'f genuine j
fu]]v turned legs u-i'th h nCb p)ece has grace I
the gold hangfng^rrors *nd C,a'v feet and
Stssti?"*are p»^'-rsti"c °f t,w
Regular price $325.._!__ C
proportions that SK.?f h«’1«f 7 pieces i„
n J smaI1 or modern size*!*-6 requireinents I
construction ? 0^ Genuine
cur\ ed front and rvjr, • i ™be bureau has
Phecl spread eagle at the’t mir~or with ap'- I
the semi-poster tvpe the top‘ T’'in beds of
Regular price $350^'__ $|A.
of genuine m'a.
of satin wood. Suite I f • th broad bands I
^ twin beJ^thTsS5 ? Bta** j"!
pnVe 5.555. I
nut construction ,Suite- genuine wal I
»“t brown tone’ in the soft warm
bed, chest, dressim^fln comf)rises full sj2e' I
and bench. Sing tab,e> night table, chair
Regular price $325_ I
nut constructionFreTw?nShHe’ ?enuine wal- I
.n^tabie, „*ht chest, dress.
ffeg«/ar pr/rp S79J. $243 I
Upholstered Pieces
Easy Chair, a smart ver
sion of the moderne school of
design, entirely horsehair
filled; with separate down
filled pillow back and seat
cushion. Gold leather up
holstery with cushions done
in blue, the latter piped in
gold leather. C1 1 A
Regular price $169 • * ir
Modern Sofa retaining all
the desirable features of the
old school, horsehair filled
with genuine down-filled
cushions. The upholstery is
in striking contrast of white
leather and chartreuse
damask. c m jC A
Regular price $225 1®^
Occasional Pieces
Table Desk, American
Chippendale, with graceful
cabriole legs and ball and
claw feet. Genuine mahogany
throughout. CAM cn
Regular price $125* rj*
Block Front Lowboys in
genuine mahogany, finished
in the old Colonial red. There
are only 2.
Regular price $80_
Coffee Table of Chinese
Chippendale influence and
genuine mahogany construc
tion. The top is supported
on four crystal balls which
make a very effective
base. g
Regular price $19.50
Upholstered Pieces
Sofa of the Georgian
School with solid walnut
base, carved in sympathy
with the period. Entirely
horsehair filled with genuine
down-filled cushions uphol
stered in red
Regular price $215
Sofa of the Queen Anne
design with gracefully
curved arms and back. The
base is .solid walnut, hand
somely carved. Genuine
down-filled cushions; up
holstered in burgandy
damask. d f
Regular price $220 ^ • 45
Reductions Up to,50% on Discontinued Lamps
Ones of a kind, etc. Here’s one outstanding special of which there are several duplicates.
Pottery Table Lamp with parchment shade in design suitable for
the type of lamp. $1.75 I
Regular price, $3.50
Charge Accounts Courtesy Parking
Gladly opened, with settlements While shopping here, park in the
arranged for your convenience. Capital Garage at our expense.
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Occasional Pieces
Cocktail Table of the
French influence; genuine
mahogany construction.
The top is fitted with plate
mirror and finished with
chrome plated
pallery. _ $»o.50
Regular price $50
Cocktail Table of the
• Louis XVI period. Gen
uine base and
mirror top. $**.50
Regular price $32
Console Card Table of
the Hepplewhite school
effectively inlaid with satin
Regular price $54 ...
Coffee Table. Chinese
Chippendale and genuine
mahogany construction.
Pleasingly carved base and
top. finished with carved
mahogany gal
Regular price $£9.75
Pier Chest. Louis XV de
sign in satin wood inlaid
with mahogany. Chest con
tains 7 conven
ient drawers.
Regular price $110
Oak Table of the Early
English period with double
pedestal base handsomely
Regular price $125.
Bookcase in Queen Anne
design; genuine walnut
construction. Green painted
interior; convenient draw
er in base and standing on
graceful cab
rRiole,leits\ .-,,$17-50
Regular price StU ^ M
End Table of the 18th
Century school with sim
ulated tambour front. Prac
tical for use at either end
of studio couch. Genuine
Regular price $48 w J
Chest Desk of the 18th
Century period, in genuine
walnut. Top drawer pulls
out and forms a
Regular price $80,.
Corner Cabinets, open
type, fitted with shelves;
cupboard in base; solid
rock maple
construction. KQ
Regular price $40
Candle Stand, copy of
Hepplewhite original. Gen
uine mahogany construc
tion with reeded legs and
commodious drawer. Will
make excellent lamp table
or bedside table. »
Regular price $20
Secretary Desk Chest of
the American Hepplewhite
School . Satin wood con
struction, with top fitted
with shelving. The top
drawer opens into desk
compartment, with two
deep drawers below. Espe
cially desirable as a bed
room piece. $*9A
Regular price $105_ Mw
Chest of the large high
boy type in Colonial de
sign. Genuine mahogany
throughout with selected
crotch mahogany veneers.
Pleasing pediment top; the
top section is finished with
panel doors inclosing a
series of tray drawers; with
other deep drawers in the
Regular price $290
The House With The Green Shutters
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