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TESTS TO INSURE
HIGH HEATING GAS Utilities Commission to Set Up Station to Tap Ana costia Line. Gas consumers in Washington toon Will be assured that they will receive full heating quality from the fuel manufactured in the East plant of the Washington Gas Light Co. This assurance is the result of a plan of the Public Utilities Commission to establish a continuous testing station and laboratory at 418 Tenth street southeast to tap the lines from the company’s plant located on the Ana costia River just east of the navy yard. Under the present system the manu factured gas of the Anacostia plant is strengthened with oil, mixed with natural gas and then mixed with the gas from the West plant in George town. Under this system the commis sion has had no check on the quality of the gas manufactured at Anacostia. The commission requires a minimum of 600 British thermal units. This is higher than the average heat capacity of manufactured gas, but much lower than the natural gas that is piped into Washington. The artificial gas aver ages about 400 B. T. U. before being enriched with oil. The natural gas averages about 1,100 B. T. U. The new testing station will be able to determine when, if ever, the quality of the gas from Anacostia falls below' the requirement. In fixing rates for the gas company the Public Utilities Commission has made allowances for the 600 B. T. U. requirement. Just when the new testing station will be opened has not yet been deter mined. but the commission expects the equipment to be installed within the next few weeks. -• DEMANDS JURY TRIAL Mrs. Maddock Is Charged With Occupying Disorderly House. Mrs. Lillian Maddock, 36. recently acquitted of slaying Edward V. Kil leen. Washington gambler, and now on six months' probation on a shop lifting charge, demanded a jury trial when arraigned in Police Court yester day on a charge of occupying a dis orderly house. Arrested Saturday night. Mrs. Mad dock was released under $500 bond by Judge Isaac R. Hitt. She gave her address as in the 2500 block of Third *treet northeast. PLAN ENTERTAINMENT The Professional Writers' Club of the Young Women's Christian Asso ciation will present a "news peg pow w’ow" entertainment at Barker Hall this evening Arrangements are In charge of Myrta Ethel Cawood, president, and Mary Margaret Feldman, mistress of ceremonies. Guests at dinner preced ing the entertainment will be the honorary members of the club. RESORTS. ATLANTIC CITY. N. J. Three glori ous days of sport and en joyment with the sun and the surf. Plan now to eome for the weekend. Golf. Tennis. Riding. Dancing. Sun decks. Swimming Pool, t Exciting new features J for indoor recreation... I Ocean Lounge,Bagatelle 1 Club and Mother Goose j Room for the children, t The AMBASSADOR J ATLANTIC C I T V I . William Hamilton. Managing Director1 k It'sail me: on Reservation Office A m Telephone: National SaftT^fl Atlantic; lit x n- j.—Brighter and more attractive than ever Hotel accommodations Cottages and Apartments (furnished or un furnished) at very reasonable cost %TaffMOEE«ir ~ OCEAN CITY, MDi MAYFLOWERh^pSHs polnted. Capacity 200. Owner-Management. , THE LANKFORD Sneclal Memorial Day Rate* M. R. Qnillin. Ocean Front VIRGINIA IN THE MOI NTAINS OF VIRGINIA Bryce's Hotel and Cottages (Basye. Va.) Just before you get to Orkney Springs. 20th year, bigger and better each year Reputation built on food and gervice. Swimming pool, sulphur and iron water baths All sports and amusements free to guest. Bowling pool, dancing, tennis, horse aboea Saddle horses for hire. Amer ican Dlan. J2.50 per day; SIS per week. Booklet. Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAM R. BRYCE, owners,__ _ LOW RATES at Gardner’s Resort Hotels. Chamberlin. Old Point Comfort. Va ($3 single. $5 double. E P. 1: Martha Washing ton. Va. Beach, and Gardner’i Mirasol. Pavla Islands. Tampa Fla. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. PINEWOOD HOTEL. Virginia Beach. Virginia. LARGEST and REST on Ocean Front. Reduced Spring Bate*. Booklet. MASSACHUSETTS RESORTS—CANADA._ Hospitable, Quaint and Beautiful Is the OLD Province of QUEBEC TRAVEL. Great northern railway TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST STEAMSHIPS. Bermuda via furness. sso'up. muSi trip, with private bath. Frequent safltnfs direct to dock at Hamilton. Fame** Ber muda Line, 34 Whitehall St.. New York. X ' X On Memorial Day and every day ... remember to Dilute AaUfhi...ute yodjndynant and * l tKe motor fuel tliat insures AcuUa d/iiuinj. SajjO . • . its lightning acceleration pulls you out of danger’s path. e J?a.fa. • its high knockless power never lets you down—in traffic or on hills. Less gear shifting, therefore less distraction. • to Uie ... because it contains no harmful chemicals.