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St. Louis Independent Oper ators Get Rights to Pro ducers’ Output. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, May 1.—A settlement of the Government anti-trust suit against 10 corporations and 30 de fendants, including the Warner Bros., Paramount and R-K-O groups of motion picture producers, begun months ago in St. Louis over picture bookings was reached In United States District Court yesterday. Judge John C. Knox signed the accord by which the three groups of producers agreed to supply for 10 years pictures to the New Grand Central, Ambassador and Missouri Theaters, operated by Fanchon & Marco, Inc., independent operators. Warner Bros, also agreed to dis continue their two opposition houses. Shubert-Rialto and Orpheum. turn ing their leases and film contracts over to Fanchon & Marco, The Government in its suit in equity for injunctive relief charged the defendants with attempting to put Fanchon & Marco out of the mo tion pictute field. Warner Bros, had made a bid for the same theaters operated by Fanchon & Marco, It was charged, before the latter had leased mem. Result Held Significant. Russell Hardy and Walter L. Rice, special assistants to the United States Attorney General, who conducted a several days’ conference with the de fendants’ attorneys before an agree ment was reached, expressed the opinion the result was of more than local significance. They declined to comment further. By the agreement the Government dropped Its suit charging conspiracy to restrain interstate commerce in films in violation of Federal law. Warner Bros, and Radto-Keith Orpheum consented to give 10-year franchises to Fanchon & Marco, while Paramount agreed not to refuse to deal with Fanchon & Marco at any time for any reason except price. Waive Damage Claims. Fanchon & Marco waived any claim to damages. Feature and short subject plays and news reels booked for the Shubert Rialto and Orpheum Theaters were assigned to Fanchon & Marco, pro vided the latter assumed performance of contracts as to charges and other conditions. Before Judge Knox signed the or der. the agreement had received the approval of Federal Judge William Bondy, who had in his court a pro ceedings for reorganization of R-K-O. The action here w'as begun after a criminal charge, based on almost the same set of alleged facts, had been brought to trial in St, Louis. That trial resulted in a verdict of guilty. North Carolina Roads Safer. CHARLOTTE. N. C.. May 1 OP).— Arthur Fulk, State director of high way safety, said yesterday there were 192 highway deaths in North Carolina in January, February and March, com pared with 250 in the corresponding period last year—a decrease of 23.2 per cent. Reporter Finds Golf Tourney Neither Feminine Nor Frivolous BY FRANCES UDE. Ladies out at the Chevy Chase Club dress a slick game of golf, but If they’d pick up the ball and walk it around the course they'd save them selves ah awful lot of trouble. About 75 of them—ladies, not balls —have spent the past two days on the grim business of playing in the Keefer Trophy tournament and the boss thought he ought to have a different type of yajn. Something frivolous and feminine, he said, with a little of the humor of the tournament thrown in to pep things up. A story from the human angle, and “if you know anything about golf itself, for get it.” Maybe the boss was thinking of some other tournament. Out at the Chevy Chase Club ladies took their golf seri ously, and looking for a good joke was about like looking for a ball after it’s one in the rough over between the fourteenth and seventeenth fairways. Maybe the boss meant it, too, when he said you didn’t need to know any thing about golf to cover it from the woman’s angle. Bosses are like that —you never know what to expect of them any more than you know what to expect of a lady's temperament after it has been subjected to the gruelling task of hitting a little ball | over the pretty grounds at the Chevy | Chase Club. Only Looked Calm. It looked kind of calm and peaceful ! —the golf tournament did—but the ladies seemed to think it wais pretty hard work and terribly exciting. What you did was to get a little ball and a bag of sticks, with somebody to carry them for you, and try to hit the ball ! with the sticks into a lot of little things they call “cups,” which were really just holes in the ground. Kind of pointless, you know, like rolling eggs on the White House lawn, though when you roll eggs you always get to see the President, sooner or later, and that's something. You get to see a lot of golf outfits when you go to these tournaments, however, and if you like flat-heeled shoes with spikes in ’em and skimpy little sweaters and skirts you'd like golf. Personally, it didn’t look very feminine and frivolous to me, and if the boss wanted me to rave over what the ladies were wearing I don't see why he didn't send me to a tea party. If he wants to know what the ladies said, it was “damn"—very beautifully done, too, I must admit. Ladles out at the Chevy Chase Club have been given to more elaborate expressions, it seems. But they find that you can put all the spirit you need into one word and it's sort of poetic to hear them pronounce that simple expletive in a clear, ringing style. Have Good Stance. They have what golfers call a good “stance” for their cuss words, too. Usually in a deep, sandy waste they call a bunker. Sometimes they got out in one stroke with those funny looking things they call “niblicks,” but when they didn't get out their form was wonderful—their cussing form. I mean. Some of them don't say any thing at. all. Just bite their lips and look harassed and ask the boy carry ing their ; sticks to light them a cigarette. These boys seem to do most of the work in golf, but they don't get the credit. Personally, if I were playing I would just let them hit the ball, too. I started to suggest that to the tlred looklng lady who said she gets up at 6 a m. and goes to bed at 5 p.m. and takes golf lessons and plays all day long. She saya she's still shooting In the high nineties, whatever that means, and she’s not very happy about It. either, but awfully brave and de termined. Betty Meckley, Middle Atlantic champ, which Is a kind of boss In these parts, didn't seem to worry much while she was playing, but after it was all over she got frantic. “I want some buttermilk,” Betty walled, and while they were rushing around looking for It the ladles at the Chevy Chase Clfib juJk smiled and said it's golf temperament to be lika that. Miletus Produced Notables. The ancient city of Miletus. In Asia Mirror, gave the European world its first geographers. Its first historians and Its first philosophers. SENATE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL RESIGNING Charles F. Boots to Accept Private Employment After 13 Years on Capitol Hill. After 13 years of service as an expert In helping the Senate write the laws of the land, Charles F. Boots, legislative counsel, is resigning to accept private employment. In announcing the resignation in the Senate yesterday. Chairman Harrison of the Finance Committee paid high tribute to the legislative counsel. Harrison pointed out that at one time or another he has probably assisted every member of the Senete in putting proposed legislation Into detailed legal form.' Harrison said he felt sure he ex pressed the sentiment of his colleagues in wishing Boots success in the future. 0 I WOODWARD & LOTHROP 10™ 11™ F and C Streets Phone district 5300 Spring Reductions MEWS CLOTHES Your dollars pay double dividends in this selling. First, because of the actual savings on these suits—reduced from regular stocks. 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