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Attorney of Prince Georges
Group to Study Oxon Hill
Case Before Ruling.
By a Staff Correspondent of The Star.
•^Further action by the County Board
of Education in the case of the four
Oxon Hill achool children who have
been refusing to salute the flag be
cause of religious reasons, probably
will be delayed until the board’s next
regular meeting on June 10, it ap
peared today.
< Waldo Burnside, attorney to the
board and a former commander of
the American Legion Post at Hyatts
ville, who was requested to render
an opinion on the law Involved, said
^ he intended to delve deeply into the
statute books before writing his views.
Burnside said he probably would
not have the opinion ready before
the next board meeting, although
4 officials of the board Intimated they
would call a special session If the
opinion of their counsel is prepared
rnivprdiv l.itirttinn
It also was disclosed by the board's
attorney that he Intended to look up
the University of Maryland's litiga
tion involving two youths who refused
to take military training. That case,
which was .Anally determined unfa
vorably to the university, may have
some bearing on the principles of law
involved in the Aag salute incident,
Burnside said.
The school law clearly requires the
board to establish regulations requir
ing flag saluting, but makes no spe
* cific provision for punishment in case
the regulation is flaunted. There are,
of course, general provisions for pun
ishment in case of disobedience.
The board yesterday postponed ac
tion partially because of the desire
for an opinion from Attorney Bum
side and partially because o* the ab
sence of Mrs. J. Enos Ray. vice presi
dent. w ho was making a radio address
in Baltimore.
Maryland and Liberty.
Memljers of the board said they were
mindful of Maryland's boast of being
the cradle of religious liberty in de
liberating the case at a two-hour ex
ecutive session. Officials of the Marl
boro Post, American Legion, which
V adopted a resolution Monday night
urging enforcement of the flag-salut
ing regulations without exception,
were closeted with the board during
part of the session.
The students involved are the chil
dren of Mr. and Mrs. August A. Ludke
and belong to Jehovah's Witnesses, a
religious sect. Their father is a World
War veteran, who served overseas.
f One of the girls. Frances, received
a prize offered by the Woman's Club
k of Oxon Hill last year for outstanding
I work In Maryland history.
f Since refusing to salute the flag they
I have been permitted to have their
rla"; rooms while the patriotic exer
1 rises are in progress, and this ar
rangement will be continued until the
1 ichool board takes definite action.
Special Dispatcb to The Star.
ROCKVILLE, Md.. May 28 —Use of
the three-mile section of the Chesa
peake & Ohio Canal between Violets
and Pennyfields locks, this county, for
fish propagation purposes has been
granted to the Rockville Chapter of
the Izaak Walton League, the chapter
has been advised by G. L. Nicholson,
k general manager of the canal com
B Pany.
W The chapter plans, it was learned
■ today, to have the lock at each end
i of the stretch placed in repair and
[ within the very near future to deposit
in the level thousands of large-mouth
black bass, blue gills and sun perch to
k augment the large number of varieties
B of fish already there. The fish to be
p' planted will, it was stated, be obtained
B from the United States Bureau of
f Fisheries and the Maryland Conserva
tion Commission.
The new project will take the place
h of the "eight-mile level,” near Seneca,
which the chapter successfully main
tained for several years, but which
was destroyed by the recent flood. It
is expected to provide excellent sport
for disciples of Sir Izaak Walton al
most from the start.
John Bits of Washington Blamed
in Death of Thomas Boyd at
Berwyn Last December.
Be • staff Correspondent of The Star.
—A widow and three other persons
filed suits for damages totaling $30,000
In Circuit Court yesterday as the out
growth of four automobile accidents.
The widow, Mrs. Sallie E. Boyd,
asked $20,000 from John Rltz, 100
block of Eighth street southeast, Wash
ington, as a result of the death of her
husband, Thomas Boyd, at Berwyn,
December 20, 1935. Her declaration
states Boyd was walking along the
Baltimore boulevard when hit by a
car operated by Rita.
Miss Leone Duvall of Laurel asked
$25,000 damages for personal injuries
sustained November 26, 1935, when a
car in which she was riding collided
with another it was attempting to
pass on the Baltimore bouvelard near
Mulrklrk, according to a declaration
filed by Attorneys Ryon, Albert R.
Hsssall snd O. Bowie McCeney. Elaine
Williams of Laurel, operator of the
car in which Miss Duvall waa a pas
senger is named defendant in the suit.
Vernie Binger, who told the court
he was hit by a Bell taxicab while
walking along a road near Largo. July
28. 1935, seeks $20,000.
A suit for $15,000 damages was
filed by Oscar H. Stickell against Edna
L. Follett of Newton Center, Mass.
The Follett car hit his at Riverdale on
February 19.
■ •-’—
Dinners Wedding Gift.
Dinner for two once a month for six
months at a local hotel was the wed
ding gift from the local areo club to
Miss Rene Bryan and Ivor Martin of
Kettering, England.
Bladensburg Commissioners to
Discuss Bats Tonight.
By s Staff Correspondent ot Tbs Star.
BLADENSBURG, Md., May 38 —
A proposal to increase the municipal
tax rate here will be discussed at a
meeting of the town commissioners
tonight, Vincent A. Osterman, chair
man, announced today.
The present rate is 15 cents per
$100 and the commissioners have
power under the charter to raise it
to SO cents. An increase is being
considered at this time, Osterman ex
plained, in order to make street im
provements and Install a traffic light
at the Peace Cross.
The commissioners also will con
sider publication of a delinquent tax
list and several requests for street
Sweden Car Imports Gain.
Sween's imports of automobiles
showed a gain of 35 per cent in 1935.
Make That
Complete with i box of these
Deliciously Different
It’s fresh, pure end wholeaome. /Ar .00
Special for the wee<: end start- iVS% B •■■■
mg Wednesday, May 27. ■NH i^H
"Patriotic" Ice Cream Roll
Another delightful comainatlon of frozen sweets—made the famous
Martha Washington way. Raspberry Ice canter, covered with vanilla
Ice cream, with outer layer of blue tinted whipped oh, a
cream. As delicious as It is colorful ... _ OVC qi.
507 12th St. N.W. 3507 j-4™- Av*'
Not'l. 9331 Clev. 2502
Opart Saturday and Sunday
Parcel Pest the Country Over
Women admire men if they
% -
White, or white with
block or brown_
It s the toe port of the outfit that usually spoils the
picture of the well-dressed man. Shabby, ill-fitting
shoes just don't happen when men get the Nettleton
habit. For Nettletons are tailored to fit and hold
their shapes, and the styles are perennially good.
! ^HjzttE&torL
| Other Nettletons, $10 to $20
i ' «
! < i1
Store Closed for Decoration Day, May 30 j
___________ Iuy ComfortobU Shoes in • Comfortoblt Stort___________
r* *«u«timiy wviuc »nOC inui j
carry you smartly through the Sum
mer—at home, on board ship, at the
seashore, and mountain side. White
linen with white calf_$8.75
Sheer Summer Hosiery_$1 to $1.65
entire store air cooled
Store Closed for Decoration Day, May 30
Tomorrow—Friday, Another Palais Royal
Odds and Ends, Broken Size and Color Ranges, Special Purchases, Regular Stock
Merchandise at Special Prices, Odd Lots, Samples . . . Every Item at a Sav
ing. No Mail, C. 0. D. or Phone Orders Accepted on Friday Bargains.
I ..—— ■" .""" |
A Remarkable One*Day Selling ...
and COTTONS-Exactly % Price
65 yards all-silk Canton Crepe; navy, red and 84c 100 yords a I -silk Check Gingham. Wos $1.00, 50c
light green. Was $1.69, now, yard_ now, yard
75 yords all-silk Damask. Was $1.95, now, 200 yards printed Cotton Voile. Was 50c, now, 25c
yard ----- yard __
100 yards printed CHulla Crepe. Was $1.00, 5Qg 195 yards Novelty Crash. Was 49c, now, 24c
now, yard-- yard ____
75 yards printed Rayon Crepe. Was 69c, now, 34c 125 yards Novelty Orgondie. Wos 79c, now, 4Qg
yard __ .. yard _____ ** *
112 yords printed oll-silk Organdie. Was 74fi yards Prom Prints. Wos 49c, now, yard QAp
$1.49, now, yard_-_
96 yards striped Celanese Toffeta. Wos EQg ^ yords imported Organdie; orchid or light 24c
\ SI. 19, now, yard__ _ . _ <pre?n. Wos 49c, now, yard *
42 yards foncy Sheers; block ond white, navy "T4r 100 yards Printed Organdie. Was 50c, now,
and white; green & white. Wos $ 1.49, now yd. yord ___
Fabrics—Second Floor.
Knit Dresses, $1.95
Wart $3.95 and $5.95
Zephyr Knit Dresiet; 2-pieee styles
in pastels and dark shades, 25 in
the .roup: sizes 14 to 20.
Knit Suita: 2-piece lacket and
skirt styles: 12 in .roup: oxford
.rev and brown tweedy mixtures:
sizes 14 to 20: were $7.f*S
now _ - - *5.05
Bourle Dresses: 2-piece styles in
bei.e, ereen. aaua: » in group,
sizes 14 to 18: were $5.00. re
duced to _ *1.1*5
Boutle Knit Dresses: 2-piece frill
mist styles: plain colors with mono
gram: some have striped blouses:
11 in the group, originally 57 05.
Friday only . *6.50
Sports Shop—Third Floor
Dix Uniforms, $2.19
Were $2.95
Dix-make Uniforms: broken size
assortments mostly one of a kind.
Nurse*’ White Uniforms; only 25:
not all sizes: were 52.50: now fl.79
•J-Dieee Suits: plaid taffeta tops:
blouse can be worn separately
only 40 pcs : broken sizes. J4 to
20. Beginning Friday % 1.211
Cotton Dresses from our regular
stocks: printed crashes, broad
cloths and light-weight Summer
abrtca: broken styles and sizes
were 51.95: now Si.-Ml
Nurses’ Uniform*: broken sizes and
tries: odd lots and on» and two
of a kind, final clearance *1
Uniforms—Third floor,
Final Clearance
Children’s Apparel
10 Coat Set*: all-wool cheviot: reg
ulation style In navy; sizes 3 to 6:
were S4.i»8: now *2.»8
10 Tweed Coat Set*: diagonal
tweeds; stitched brim hat to match:
maize only; sizes 2 to 6: originally
SO BS: now *2.58
fi Sweaters; slightly soiled: ilzes
4 to 6; were SI.15: reduced to fi!>c
•h N'oveltv Knit Sweater* and Silk
Skirt Suits: while only; sizes 5
and fi: were Sl.BS; now 81.20
BO Sleeveless Shirts: cotton knit,
sizes 2 to fi Special 25c
Children’s Apparel—Third
Glass & Dinnerware
Reduced 3c, 7c, 12c
An exceptional opportunity to
fill in your own aeta. All are a
few-of-a-kind. Not every Item
in each price group. Included
are dinner plates. bread and
butter plates, salad plates, fruit
dishes. cups saucers. soup
plates, vegetable dishes, platters,
sugar howls, cream pitchers,
stemmed beverage glasses.
China—Fifth Floor.
Bedroom Suites
Floor Samples Reduced
1 Walnut Veneer Suite: bed. vanity
and dresser: Friday only 839
1 Modern Style Suite in two-tone
finish; dresser, bed and vanity; re
duced to - 839
1 Colonial Maple Suite, bed. highboy
and vanity; reduced to *69
1 Genuine Mahogany Veneer finite,
bed. vanity and dresser; reduced
to _ -- *69
10 Card Tables; floor samples;
burnproof tops; popular colors; Fri
day only _ *1.19
1 2-pieee Modern Buitel was *69:
Friday only _ __ *19.93
1 2-piece London Club Suite: was
S7P: now _ *31.93
1 2-piece Red Davenport Suite;
originally S9H; now _ S69
2 Walnut Commodes _81.93
10 Walnut Bookcases_ *1.93
13 Walnut Hanring Wall Racks 69e
2 Cherry Occasional Tables *9.93
6 Walnut Coffee Tables *4.93
10 Tile-top Tables; floor models
2 Walnut Serving Tables (2.93
2 Walnut Modern End Tablet *1.93
3 Metal Cmbrella Stands ... 69e
4 Maple Dropleat End Tablea.*l.93
3 Maple Studio Chests_*9.93
3 Dining Room Buffets_*19.93
3 China Casas _*17.93
3 Dining Servers_*6.93
3 Dining Tables_*19.93
3 Buffets_*0.93
4 Walnut Vanities_*11.93
fi Maple Vanities_*8.9.3
O Bonewhite Chests_*0.93
* Walnut Drrtsers_*19.93
13 Wood Beds; full and twin
sises .. _... *8.93
Furniture—Fourth Floor
Slips, 79c; Regularly $1
Broken assortments of our higher
priced slips: straight and vee tops!
- tailored and lace trimmed styles.
Palin and Silk Crepe Gowns; fine
quality, lace trimmed: regularly
$2.95: now 92.2A
Pajamas, broadcloth: sleeping and
lounging: 2-piece styles: oolka-dot
and prints: broken sizes: were
$1.95. Beginning Friday _ *1.59
Pilk Gowns; tailored and lace
trimmed stylea: broken sizes, but
all sizes in lot: were $1.95: now.
Lingerie—Third Floor
Girdles and Garter
Belts, 59c Regularly $1
Not all sizes in every style, but
every size In several styles Lot
Includes: Satins and brocades.
Cool and smart.
Notions—First Floor•
Lastex Pantie
Girdles, 29c Regularly 59c
Cool to wear—yet furnish a smooth
foundation for alim Bummer frocks.
' Small and largo siaes.
Bandettes; lace and batiste uplift
styles; were 69c; now _ 2»e
A Lastex Step-in Girdles; in peach:
well boned front; regularly $2.00;
now *1
2 Semi-Step-In Girdles; peach;
light weight: boned front: large
sizes only; were $5.00; now..91.98
Children’s Silk Anklets
4 pairs SI Were 35c pair
Also half-length hose: in Plain
colors: sizes A to 10'.*.
Misses' Silk Base; inn pairs, light
shades: originally 79c. Now 4
pairs for . 91
Chiffon Hose; slightly damaged
from handling: only 100 pairs: de
sirable summer shades: if perfect
would be 09c and 79c; now 3
pairs for f Bl
Hosiery—First Floor.
.. A. .:
Very Special—on Sale Friday
Room-Size Grass Rugs
9x12 and $0.95
8x10 size
Beautiful designs in blue, green or brown; sturdily woven and well finished
in every detail. Suitable for ony room in the house or for the porch.
... „ . , Rag Rugs, hit-and-miss pcrt
F.ber Runners, reversible ond terns; size 3x6 feef; on,y
extra heavy. For hall, stairs or 200. O for Cl Mt
porch; 27 inches wide; green, Friday-•
blue or brown. Fridoy, QQ. Oval Braided Rag Rugs; extra
y0,d_ 05IC heavy; rose, blue or green.
Grass Rugs in blue, green or 24x48 .69c
brown to match in all sues. Size Size *1 M
4x7, 98c; size 3x6, 59e; 4Q. 27x54 . dlillU
size 27x54_ Size AM
36x60 . W9W
Felt Base Floor Coverings, sq. yd._28c
Cut from full rolls. Select from eight attractive patterns. Looks just
like real linoleum and cleans quickly and easily, and every yard perfect
Floor Coverings—Fourth Floor.
IS, 21 and 24 inch
Overnight Bags
lS-Inch Square
Hat Boxes
Pullman Cases,
Wardrobes (Wood
Hangers), $4.98
Plain Ribbed.
Luggage, $1.98
Inggagt—First Floor.
Sanitary Aprons, 39c
A eood assortment of attractive
styles. Special tor Friday.
Notions—First Floor
Ribbons, 23c yard
Beautiful satiDs. moires taffeta,
ombre: in smart polka-dots, fancy
stripes and color combinations;
widths 5 to 9 inches. Lengths
average from 2 to 5 yardi.
Ribbons—First Floor
Vanity Lamps with Shades,
Special 59c
Regularly $1. Pottery bases
with gold-finished stem. Rayon
satin shade in dainty colors.
LamB Shades. Bleated chintz and
Darchmentized materials; bridge,
table and floor sizes; slightly
soiled: were SI; now .. _ 39e
Pleated Silk Shades; slightly soiled:
bridge. table and floor sizes:
braided trims. Were S1.98 and
82.98: now_ Si
Boudoir Shades and Bed Lamwst
some slightly soiled and damaged.
Silk and rayon fabrics In pastels.
Reduced for clearance_2.V
Floor Lamp Bases (9) have been
used as floor samples: bronze fin
ish. Reduced for clearance. H off.
Framed Pictures; attrsetive florals
hunting scenes, etching nrints and
French studies. Formerly 60c end
*1: now-- _ _-_39e
Lamps—Fifth Floor.
Evening Gowns
$6 to $18
Were $13.95 to 82P 75. Broken
sizes from our regular stocks: styles
that will be good for summer. Re
duced to make way for new stock.
Evening Gowns—Third Floor.
Rayon Undies 3 for $ I
Regularly 59c
156 pieces—vests, nanties. bloomer*
and gowns. Gowns size 16 only.
Tailored and lace trimmed. Regu
lar and out sizes.
' 12 Silk Knit Veats: satin straps:
small and medium sizes: originally
91: 3 for _ ... (f
5 Knit Combinations: discontinued
Kayser styles: small sizes only; tea
rose: were 81: 3 for *1
7 Milanese Bloomers, sizes 8 and
P. Srecial _ 79e
16 Kayser Vests: discontinued
styles: sizes 38 to 40: were
$1.25 . _ 79o
5 Kayser Brassirre-too Combina
tions; discontinued styles; were si:
3 for _ . 91
7 Milanese Bloomersi were 91:
size 5. 3 for_ SI
Rayon Underwear—First Floor.
Boys’ Clothing
Reduced for Cloaranco
*0—11.50 Tom Bawrer With gills.
Planner models. Tow Sawyer guar
antee. Sites 4. 8. * 9, 10. Re
duced to si
20—82.95 Tam Sawyer Walk Salts
Broken sites . *1*9
00—Boys’ Wash Ties. Only a
limited number. Summer washable
seersucker Ties in fancy patterns
Were 25c: now 10c
5 Tittle Bays’ Flannel Sparta Coats
Brown double-breasted snorts back
sizes 5. o in. Navy blue size? 5
and 6. Were *4.95: now *2
100 Bars’ Sweaters, talon tipper
front and sports collar Brush and
zephyr knit: solid snd fancy effect?
Washable Sizes an to .26. Were
SI ..29; now Cl
i» Tweed Shorts. Sizes 4 and 5.
Were *1.95: now 59c
.20 Boys' 2-»iece Pajamas. Middy
and coat style Vat dyed Broad
cloth. Sizes 8 10. 18. Were 6!>c:
now ,29c
10 Wool Slaeks. Broken sizes. 14
to 1". Were *2.96; now __ tl.5u
45 Sleeveless Wash gaits. Flapper
models. Broken lots and sizes.
Sizes 5 to 10. Were 89c: now 59a
.25 Tam Sswyar Rnrhy Saits.
Double-breasted coat, sports back
style and English shorts Broken
lots and sizes Sizes 5 to 12.
Were *1.95; now_81.29
Boys' Department—First Floor
Pound Jars
Hucien Creams, 19c
, These well-known beauty aids—
specially priced for Friday only.
Strawberry Cr*am. Skin and Tirsve
Cream. Anti-Wrinkle Cream. Cold
Cream. Oltre Oil Cream. Honey
and Almond Cream. Skin Ton**
Strawberry Lotion. Turtle Oil
Cream. All Purpose Cream, Menthol
Vanishing Cream.
Toiletries—First Floor.
Federal Modern
Enamelware, y% Price
"Factory substandards." but not
chipped 30(> of the pieces you use
the most. In green, ivory, red.
black and white.
2S Federal Modern Chicken Fryersi
factory imperfections"; chrome
covers: reduced to (2.99
tin "Factory Imperfections" Federal
Modern Ducttc Saucepan Sets; red
ivory, green: chrome cover: were
$6.43: now. set _ _ - (2.88
Fleeeite Tissue; 650-sheet rolls:
Friday SDecial. 20 rolls for 19c
\o-Rink Ironing Cord: rust-proof
spring to keep the cord from twist
ing or tangling: fits any size
ironing board, regularly $1.25: Fri
day only_59e
Household Set. constating of rolling
Din. steak mallet, potato masher,
one salad fork and spoon, egg
beater, two itralners. one ther
mometer and set of coasters; regu
larly $1.19; Friday only_89c
I Royal Vacuum Sweaper: new
guarantee: floor sample: regular
price, $29.95: Friday special.
1 Nesce Oil Store: 4-burner de luxe
model: slightly marred but In per
fect working condition, regular
once $34 50: reduced to (2t.50
Tnoaintcd Chest of Drawers: six
corny drawers; was $9 50;
new (1.99
On-a-Door Cabinet! fits any door
-reen or ivory regularly $3.39 re
duced for Friday Cl.89
t Rooter Sweepers: factory rebuilt
models new guarantee. Friday
only . _ .. (18.99
2 Kitchen Cabinet Bases; slightly
damaged but will give excellent
servtee white only: oritlnelly
$18 95: now (15.95

24 Bed Trty»; natural finish: were
89e: Friday only _ 66c
Housewares—Fijth floor.
Universal Auto
Slip Covers
$1.44 For Coupes
$2.95 Coach or Sedans
Of durable sood-lookint ma
terials. Made to cover even the
most extreme backs complerel>.
Have the finely cut custom
made appearance Friday only
at these special prices.
.4 nfo Slip Covers—
Second Floor.
Jewelry Reduced
33 Enamel Comparts: were 51 95
Friday only - *1.00
30 White Stone Hints; were 69e.
now "'9c
3 Mesh Collaret formerly 51 95:
now SI .t9
3 Mesh Bats: reduced for Friday »l
4 Mesh Belts; oritinally 51*13:
now *■
35 Meta! Bracelets; were 79c: now
Jewelry—First Floor.
Graduation Gifts
36 Diaf% were 25c; now-15e
3 5-piece Bronte Desk Sets I Orlf
inally 53.95: now_i--.S2.95
1 5-pierr Bronte Desk Set; was
55.95. now _S3.9S
4 Shaffer Pencils: retularly S3 5h:
Friday only -SI
Notions—First Floor
Linen Toweling
19c yard Regularly 25c
Free from lint: highly absorbent
texture. Colored borders in green
gold, red and blue.
7-pr. Linen Breakfast Set: imported
linen: hemmed and boxed: cloth
size 82x52 inches with 6 matching
napkins: now. set *1.29
20 Imported Auto Robes: all wool:
size 60x72 inches; with each robe
a corduroy velvet bag is included
which can be used as a pillow
(when the robe is folded and placed
inside); handle for carrying and
gllde-faatener eloaing; Friday *4.50
100 Sheets; size 63x99 inches:
regularly 98c; now <»c
10 Madeira Bridge Sets: hand-em
broidered linen; were 52.95.
now _*_ *1.95
75 Luncheon Napkins) linen crash,
were 15c: now- 10*
21 CheniUe Bath Mats; wera 51.50:
now _ *1.19
7 Handmade Linen Dinner Sets;
cloth size. 72x90 inches, with §
matching napkins: regularly 81-95.
Special for Friday . -*5.95
2 Taffeta Bedspreads; double bed
size: tailored style; were 55.95.
now _ *2.95
2 Baron Bedspreads; twin bed
size; were 51.75; now _95*
Linens—Second Floor.
For the Home or Summer Beach Cottage
Bamboo Porch Shades.S1
6 feet wide 6 feet 8 inches long
Complete with all necessary fixtures, ready to hang. In a restful green that will
combat the sun's glare and contribute to the beouty of your porch. Other sizes at
proportionate reductions.
Woven Stripe Canvas Curtains Curtains and Over-Draperies
withDl/r«yWorht«-o-toneUtan *tr*pfs. t0Site'«' OpVjl Odd pairs and sample pieces, slightly soiled or
tea, width and * feet iang. Friday 2.19 |Tm2
Other Sizes at Proportionate Reductions p*lr .-.—. /2 ”iiee
Shades—Second Floor
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