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ward Tells Cameramen. Wedding Plans Sped. BACKGROUND— The Duke of Windsor and Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson were re united after five months last Tues day when he sped from St Wolf gang, Austria, to her friends' home, the Chateau dc Cande, in Monte, France. Plans for wedding of the couple have been rushed since the arrival Of the former ruler, whose ro mance with the American divorcee caused a constitutional crisis in Great Britain last December. BJ the Associated Press. MONTS, France, May 7.—Edward of Windsor and Wallis Warfield Simp er*, hand-in-hand and beaming, posed for photographers today be neath a chestnut tree on the lawn of the Chateau de Cande. Insidp. invitations were being pre pared for the select circle that will witness the former British monarch's marriage to Mrs. Simpson on a still secret wedding day. "We are very happy. We always btp very happy," the duke said, smil ing. The woman for whose love he renounced a throne nodded her em phatic approval. The chestnut tree, in fuU bloom on the lush, spacious grounds of the chateau, provided an almost theatrical background. Trousseau Virtually Completed. The bride-to-be's trousseau, includ ing a wedding gown In "Wallis blue,” Is- virtually complete. The shade Is ohe both she and Windsor prefer. On the day she becomes her royal highness, the Duchess of Windsor, Mil!. Simpson will wear a long after noon dress, part of an ensemble with A Jacket to match in soft silk. “It will be one of the new blues— her favorite shade—very soft, yet an Individual blue which we are calling ‘Wallis blue,’ ” the designer, Main Rousseau Bocher, announced. The date for the wedding will be Announced after the coronation of the duke's brother-successor in London next Wednesday. Herman L. Rogers, spokesman for the betrothed pair, said the announcement may be made next Friday, adding that it certainly would not be on Thursday, May 13, for that lk an unlucky date. A friend of Mrs. Simpson—one of the wedding guests-to-be— intimated that the marriage would take place «t the Chateau de Cande. near here, some time between May 23 and June 3. Jeweler Is Awaited. Edward's jeweler was expected to Arrive at their Touraine retreat to morrow to fit Mrs. Simpson's wedding ting. Three fitters showed Mrs. Simpson 10 dresses yesterday before she chose the gown to wear when she becomes a duchess. She chose a blue creation from the Paris salon of Main Rous seau Bocher, a native Chicagoan who became a leading fashion designer. I ' A description of the gown was ex- j fleeted to be announced later. Other ! portions of Mrs. Simpson's wedding i outfit had been selected previously, i (A truckload of new clothes, crea tions of Parisian couturiers, was sent to Mrs. Simpson at Chateau de Cande April 29. Blue predominated in the glamorous raiment, among which were 17 gowns by the famous Schia parelli. Ultra-Modem Designs. (Ultra-modern designs were pre- I ferred by Mrs. Simpson. There was a ! pale blue crepe evening dress, with | long side draperies; a brilliant cerise ! crepe, floating to the floor from back I end front. A waltz dress of white j organdy was printed with two figures ' 01 red lobsters. (Butterflies, turtles, dolphins and chessmen also figured in the print motifs and fasteners. There was a form-molding black dress for dinner and an afternoon ensemble of a blue tweed redingote, with dolphin but tons and a butterfly on the lapel, to he worn with a crepe dress, printed with white morning glories.) Edward talked for 10 minutes last evening with the mayor of Monts, Dr. Charles Mercier. who had request ed an audience. The mayor said his visit—which villagers had awaited as a sign of the approaching wedding— was not concerned with the ceremony. Mayor Welcomes Duke. Dr. Mercier welcomed the duke in the name of the people of Monts, who, he said, were “proud to have such an illustrious guest.” The duke thanked him and said he found the chateau delightfully situated and was sure his stay would be restful. The duke golfed yesterday while his bride-to-be chose her wedding dress, and. for the second succesive day. he was defeated by Rogers, al though the former King used his own clubs. “The course is good, but difficult,” the former King was quoted. Motorists enjoying Ascension day, n Catholic holiday, jammed the roads yesterday about the vast grounds of the chateau. Peasants flocked to the gates, but 50 gendarmes kept the crowds moving. INDIANA REPORT, Bloomington Paper Says Wedding Will Be May IT, BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 7 (£>) — You have to give the Bloomington Stax credit, at least, for persistence. The weekly newspaper, which said last week it had “definite information" the wedding of the Duke of Windsor and Mrs. Wallis Simpson would take place May 17, published a story in its edition today saying the “same source of infoTnation” disclosed the couple would make their home in America. Mrs. Simpson, the paper said, made arrangements several weeks ago to lease a country estate near Baltimore, her former home. The Star maintained it has “au thentic information that the marriage will take place May 17 at Chateau de Cande, near Monts, France.” ' - ____ A Correction In printing the text of Chief Justice Hughes’ speech before the American Law Institute yester day, The Star, as a result of a typographical error, incorrectly quoted him as having said 23 petitions for certiorari were dis tributed among the justices last ■ejimmer so they could be studied Airing the recess in preparation ';SJr action after the opening of the current term. The correct 3kxt of the speech stated 233 such •jjftitions were distributed. Washington W ay side Tales Random Observations of Interesting Events and Things. RIVALS. FOR the past week two enterpris ing salesmen in a large in surance office here have been glaring at one another, wonder ing how it so happened that they had started to work simultaneously on the same prospect. Each man tried to find out as much as he could about the other’s "leads” to the prospect, without divulging any information from his own kit. Finally they gave up the game and admitted that both had been put on the chap's trail by a tip from the home office. Since that seemed rather silly, they set out to give the official tipster a double-barreled load of indignation. When he had heard their lament, the man who started it all broke down and confessed. Their wonderful “pros pect” is an electrical engineer with a recording firm, and had agreed to let both salesmen talk business with him, while their arguments were recorded by a secret device. Then the records were turned over to the office manager, who wanted to check up on his men. Visions of fat commissions flew out the window, of course, when the sales men heard this, but at least they had the amusement of listening to their own palaver as it sounded on the record, and arguing about who would have made the sale, if any. ^ ^ EXPLANATION. In the birth records of Fauquier Comity. Va.. appears this item: "July 6, 1854, Mary F- gave birth to white female child." In the column requiring "Father's name in full if child, be free and born in wedlock” is written the re vealing notations "Irishman—gone away." * * * * ROUTINE. pACH afternoon a nattily dressed gentleman appears at one of our fancier local cocktail lounges for a pre-prandial glass of sherry. His constant companion is a spry little wire-haired terrier, which keeps a weather eye cocked for all that goes on during the ritual of the aperitif. Day or so ago the pup suddenly made a dash for a small aperture beneath the radiator cover near his master's table and set up a shrill barking. A new waitress on the job stepped over to the scene of the disturbance, asking anxiously, "What's he ao excited about?" "I suppose he saw a mouse,” said the quiet man at the table. "What in the world would he do if he caught it?" the girl asked. "Bark a bit and wring its neck,” said the man. "At least that's what he did with the other five he caught in here." * * * -Jr HOWLER. ^DDRESSING a suburban civic group on the development of a community park, a tree specialist advised the members, “We should develop the trees for the bark effect • * Noting the puzzled expressions around the room, another horticulture expert put in: "Do you mean we should plant dogwood?" When things quieted down again the tree man explained that when he said bark, he meant the same thing Hiawatha did in his little talk with the birch tree. (And what, for goonessakes, was that?) * * * * WHAT NEXT? rpHIS isn't a fashion column, but we wish to report that a friend who wanders around department stores for exercise says that the 1937 model ladies’ stockings for Spring and Summer wear have lace toes!! Worn with toeless sandals, they will reveal the small pink toes and tinted tonenails of our fair damsels—an ad vantage that is esthetically very much of an open question. 3k * 3k Ik 0«*wPl* FOG. Driving back from Solomons Is land one misty evening, George Huber, the fishing editor of this sheet, was much aggrieved. Be fore entering his car he had noticed the moon shining down through the mists, but once in the machine the "soup" seemed to be so thick he could scarcely see the road, much less the moon. He turned on the windshield wiper, but that was no help, so he drove all the way back to Prince Frederick with his head stuck out the side window of the car. At that town he paused for a sandwich, and incidentally discovered that in his haste at the island he had picked up a pair of sun glasses instead of his own spectacles. Took off the dark lenses and found it was a fine, clear, moonlit night, with not a trace of fog. EXPERT. CHEP FIELDS, the orchestra leader who got some of his ideas for special musical effects from listening to his wife blow through a soda straw (no kidding), made a confession the other day. Said he has been trying for weeks to pick up the first three numbers in that radio hit parade program, and has only come close one time. His secretary, who can’t even play a zither, has selected the top songs four time in a row. Candy Brings Injury. INDEPENDENCE, Wis. (£>).-JMarie Reck, 12, suffered a severed tendon in her right hand because she was too eager in pointing out her favorite bon bons at a candy store. ‘’That’s the kind I want,’* Marie said with a pointing finger. But, she forgot about the case and shoved her hand through the glass. FILM STRIKE PLAN BACKED BY C. 1.0. National Boycott and Wide Picketing Aimed at Major Producers. BACKGROUND— Demands of the film studio craftsmen for a closed shop and adjustment of wages and hours have been insisted upon since ne gotiations started early this week for a settlement of their strike. Although the organization is an affiliate of the American Federa tion of Labor, aid of the Commit tee for Industrial Organization was offered. -. By the Associated Press. HOLLYWOOD, May 7.—Striking film studio craftsmen gained support today in plans to put new pressure on major producers by a national boy* cott and widespread picketing of theaters. The Committee for Industrial Or* ganiaatlon offered its help to the Fed* erated Motion Picture Crafts, Ameri* can Federation of Labor affiliate. L. P. Llndelof of Lafayette, Ind„ president of the Painters’ Union, aligned with the A. F. of L., tele graphed Charles Lessing, F. M. P. C. head, asking the names of the strike affected studios. He said when these were received he would ask all labor councils In which painters are mem bers to boycott theaters showing their productions. Lewi* Wires Jordan. John L. Lewis, C. I. O. chief, tele graphed C. H. Jordan, local organizer, that union workers, no matter what their affiliations, should support the strikers. •'Strike of studio workers should receive the support of all labor people who are interested in seeing better conditions for workers in the picture industry,” said Lewis. The general executive board of the United Automobile Workers, C. I. O. affiliate, telegraphed Lessing it pledged "the solidarity of 300,000 automobile workers to your fight for decent con ditions in the motion picture in dustry. "Unless the producers immediately come to a satisfactory agreement," the message continued, "we are pre pared to inform our members that attendance at any motion picture theater Is a violation of that soli darity.” Appeal by Lessing. These and local oilers of imme diate help from the C. I. O. coin cided with an appeal by Lessing to Lindelof and to Z. R. Brown, secre tary of the San Francisco Bay unit of the Maritime Federation. Lessing asked Brown for his support by "pick eting all theaters in your territory— am wiring other cities for similar action.” He told Lindelof the strike could be "materially shortened” by picketing theaters. Complaints from the F. M, P. C that the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employes, also an A. F. of L. affiliate, was soliciting members from the Federated Crafts and refused to recognize their picket lines brought reports that the C. I. O. was growing in favor among the strikers. I. A. T. S. E. headquarters were attacked by a gang this week, furniture was smashed and men were thrown down stairs. A "peace plan” submitted by the Central Labor Council has been ac cepted by the film producers, but turned down by the striking crafts because it did not grant closed-shop rights to the F. M. P. C. Film production continued while the blg-name actors, through the Screen Actors’ Guild, pondered a de cision to be made Sunday whether to support the strike. SCIENTISTS ON WAY TO WATCH ECLIPSE Lonely Phoenix Island* Objective of Navy-Geographic So ciety Party. By the Associated Press. HONOLULU, May 7.—A party of scientists seeking new secrets of the sun was on an 1,800-mile voyage to the lonely Phoenix Islands today, where a total eclipse of 4 minutes’ duration will be visible June 8. The National Geographic Society and the United States Navy are joint sponsors of the expedition. The sci entists hope to study the sun's corona, brilliant gaseous formation around the edge of the sphere. Scientific equipment will be erected on Enderbury or one of the other is lands in the group, which is directly in the path of the eclipse. Enderbury Island is uninhabited. A few coconut trees and patches of brush are the only vegetation. The expedition is headed by Dr. S. A. Mitchell, director of Leander McCor mick Observatory at the University of Virginia. MRS. ROOSEVELT FLIES Hasn't Lost Nerve, She Says, En Route East. CHICAGO, May 7 (^).—Mrs. Frank lin D. Roosevelt expressed sympathy today for victims of the Hindenburg disaster as she changed planes en route to New York. "It is terrible,” she said. "There is not much to say. Every one Involved has my sympathy.” Dressed in a worsted suit of Eleanor blue and wearing a gray squirrel cape the first lady smilingly said she had not lost her “flying nerve.” CHILD LABOR ACT FAILS Tennessee House Refuses to Rat ify, 58 to 34. NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 7 OP).— The Federal child-labor resolution was defeated today in the Tennessee House of Representatives, 58 to 34. Ratification failed twice before in Tennessee, in 1933 and 1935. Congress in Brief TODAY. Both Senate and House in recess. Wheeler Committee continues in vestigation of railroad financing. House Judiciary Committee studies bill to control real estate bondholders’ protective committees. TOMORROW. Neither the Senate nor the House will be In sasrion. Youth vs. Old Age Defeats Monument Idea for 60ld Tom9 Practical young firemen who never answered an alarm behind a team of gallant steeds, at a meeting of the City Firefighters Association last night defeated a resolution to erect a monument over the grave of Old Tom, last of the city’s fire horses who died Monday. The firefighters defeated a resolu tion to defray the cost of a memorial out of their own depleted treasury, contending it would be better to leave Old Tom's grave unmarked than to erect a cheap monument. Then, the old veterans, some of them who had ridden with Old Tom and his white harness mates, Barney and Gene, moved that the association sponsor a campaign to raise funds for a suitable monument through public subscription. This, too, was defeated, by younger members who declared that after all, Old Tom was "only a horse.” The firefighters re-elected all of their officers for another term. The officers are Curtis McGhee, president; P. W. Graves, vice president; N. C. Robinson, secretary; A. J. Woodhouse, treasurer; F. J. Nesline, financial secretary, and M. J Finan, sergeant at arms. -• Mrs. Gilbert Grosvenor Again Heads George Washington Unit. Mrs. Gilbert Grosvenor was re elected president of the Women's Board of George Washington Uni versity Hospital Wednesday at the annual election of officers held at the board's monthly meeting in the May flower Hotel. Other officers chosen, several through re-election, are: First vice president, Mrs. Cloyd Heck Marvin; second vice president, Mrs. Eugene Byrnes; third vice president, Mrs. Vincent Du Vlg neaud; recording secretary, Mrs. Gus tav Emery; corresponding secretary, Mr. Charles Riborg Mann; treasurer, Mrs. Samuel E. Lewis, and assistant treasurer. Mrs. H. J. Russell McNitt. The ticket of officers was presented by a nominating committee, headed by Mrs. William C. Borden. The re tiring first vice president, Mrs. Lloyd B. Wilson, presided in the absence of Mrs. Grosvenor, who, with Dr. Grosvenor. is en route to Japan. Team captains working under Mrs. Borden in the campaign for funds for the hospital reported progress. On May 15 and 16 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bolwell will open the grounds of their home at Southport, off Laurel road, near White Oak. for an open golf tournament for the benefit of the hos pital fund. Those wishing to enter the tournament may arrange to do so by telephoning Mrs. Bolwell at Shepherd 1577-J, it is announced. Berry (Continued From First Page 1 mittee vote first upon the President's court bill in its original form and then vote on amendments, it was learned today. The committeemen take the position that it is better to | follow the usual parliamentary pro i cedure. which calls for the perfection j of a bill by amendment before voting finally on the bill. If this course is fol lowed. the bill will be adversely re ported to the Senate, with the ma jority report opposing the bill and a minority report supporting it. The committee now stands 10 to 8 against the bill in its present form. The ex pectation is that all amendments will be voted down in committee—unless the administration forces agree to a compromise. Next Meeting Monday. The Judiciary Committee will not meet again to discuss the court bill until Monday, nor will it vote on the bill or any amendments until May 18. President Roosevelt will return to Washington May 13, and it is expected an intensive drive will then be staged to line up Senators back of the ad ministration bill. Efforts to arrange a compromise also may be expected, but there has been no sign yet that the President will agree to a compro mise. In the Senate yesterday. Senator McAdoo introduced an amendment to the Constitution under which the size of the Supreme Court w-ould be fixed at 15 for a period of 25 years. Con gress then would determine what the size of the court should be. Justices would be permitted to retire at 70 and compelled to retire at 75. He of fered this proposal also as an amend ment or substitute for the President’s bill. Senator Andrews of Florida intro duced amendments to the President's bill to provide for a Supreme Court of 11 members, two more than at present, with a provision that retire ment should be compulsory at 75. He offered also a constitutional amend ment to carry out this plan. Statement by Farley. Chairman James A. Farley of the Democratic National Committee, who is credited with having had a hand in the appointment of Maj. Berry to the Senate, issued a statement today asserting that recent elections and polls in several States show a ma jority of the people backing President Roosevelt’s program. “The special election in the tenth congressional district in California,” he said, “gave another striking proof of the fact that the people are solidly supporting President Roosevelt’s pro gram. Running on a pledge to up hold the Roosevelt policies, Alfred J. Elliott captured the vacant seat by a substantial majority over his Repuc lican opponent, despite the presence in the field of another Democrat who polled a large vote. “In the recent State-wide election in Michigan Democratic candidates captured five additional of the nine places, although before the election they held only one. Another good barometer of political sentiment was the re-election of Mayor Dickmann of St. Louis by a large plurality, although St. Louis was formerly looked upon as a Republican stronghold. “Another straw indicating the direc tion of the political wind is the result of a State-wide poll in Utah conducted by a paper opposing the Roosevelt ad ministration. The poll showed the State approximately 67 per cent for the President’s court reorganisation and 41 per cent against." 13 SCHOOL HEADS AT PARLEY HERE Problem of Apprenticeship Discussed on Tour of Eight Cities. Thirteen nationally known school administrators, including Dr. Prank W. Ballou,- superintendent of District schools, arrived here this morning dur ing their two-week tour of eight cities and immediately went to school them selves at the Labor Department. As part of their study of ways and means to give youth the best possible training for future Jobs, the superin tendents sat around a conference table in the office of the Federal Committee on Apprenticeship to hear from Wil liam F. Patterson, committee executive secretary, analyze the problem of ap prenticeship and tell what the schools can do about it. Learning in the Shop. Industry is generally agreed, Patter son said, that, for the most part, skilled workmanship can best be learned in the shop. He added, how ever, that the schools play a very im portant part in giving pre-vocational and pre-apprenticeship training. "I think we have learned from our investigation in other cities that school training is in no sense a substitute for apprenticeship training,” declared Dr. Edwin A. Lee, director of the National Occupational Conference, which is sponsoring the tour. Patterson said that schools should increase the amount of trade oppor tunity offered instead of specializing in a few trades and funnellng student effort into those few. Opportunity Advantage. "More opportunity gives less chance to make a mistake and makes youth more versatile,” he said. "Versatility is a prime factor in being quickly adaptable to change.” The schoolmen were to meet this afternoon with William H. Stead, asso ciate director of the United States Employment Service, and tomorrow with Commissioner of Education Studebaker. Several members were to broadcast at 4 p.m. today over Station WHO. -• Anarchists _ i (Continued From First Page.) — highway near Tortosa, in Tarragona Province. The outcome was not known. FIGHTING IN BARCELONA. Street* Deserted Except for Uniformed Patrols. BARCELONA, Spain (By tele phone to Paris), May 7 (ff't.—Street fighting still Is unquelled here today in a four-day anarchist revolt against the Catalan and Valencia govern ments. The city is '‘comparatively calm,” but shooting still can be heard from the suburbs. (This was telephoned by an American resident, with a cen sor probably listening 1 The streets are filled with police. Plaza Cataluna, in the center of the city, is deserted except for uniformed, armed patrols. The warfare up and down Barcelon's streets was "fright ful” for several days. Telephone operators returned to work today for the first time since the uprising. Public order has been put under control of an officer sent here by the Spanish government at Valencia. ZARAGOZA TOLL, 76. Insurgents Say Most of Victims Are Non-Combatants. ZARAGOZA, Spain. May 7 UP).— Ancient Zaragoza's death toll in two government bombing raids within four days rose to 76 today, and insurgent authorities asserted most of the victims were non-combatants. Coincidentally, insurgent officers re ported a series of ‘‘feeler” attacks by Catalan leftist troops east of the city had been wrecked on the insurgents’ elaborate defenses. (Insurgent reports received at Per pignan, on the Fr&nco-Spanish fron tier, told of an unresisted insurgent advance along the whole Aragon front, on which Zaragoza lies. (These accounts said 12,000 Spanish government troops had been pulled back from the war front to restore peace to Catalonia.) Yesterday's bombardment by a line plane killed three and wounded two before anti-aircraft guns drove the flyer away. Another plane had killed 73 persons Monday. Insurgent au thorities declared all but two of the victims were women, children or civilian men. After yesterday's bombardment fire men and volunteers rescued a rcore of women and children from an apart ment house, the center of which had been destroyed. Ropes were tied around their waists and they were lowered to the street a few minutes before the whole front of the building collapsed. Thirteen miles east of Zaragoza small attacks by government troops had been thrown back by insurgents holding pits cm the treeless clay hills and rocky precipices of the Alcubierre Mountains. MANY REFUGEES LAND. Women and Babies Among Those Saved From Bilbao. BORDEAUX, France, May 7 f/P) — Two shiploads of Spanish refugees from tottering Bilbao, 2,806 in all, reached safety In France today with an escort of British men-of-war. Women with babies in their arms, old men unable to fight and children chattering with excitement came to the French ports of La Rochelle and Paulliac aboard two Spanish ships, sway from the screaming shells and rattling machine guns of the insur gent army pressing on the capital of their Basque homeland. Behind them they left almost all they possessed, but they had the French government’s promise of refuge in homes, hospitals and other havens in France. The steamship Habana, jammed with 2,483 passengers, 2,000 of them children, anchored at La Rochelle, north of Bordeaux, and the Isarra, once a pleasure craft, brought 153 children and 170 adults—most of them women—to Pauillac, down the Gironde River from Bordeaux. The French ships Carimare, Mar gaux and Chateau Palmer steamed for Bilbao to bring out more of the endangered civilians. Floating Bock Travels. A floating dock for Vladivostok hss toft Odessa. Russia to be towed 10,000 miles Id 130 dare. Traveling Educators Here Several of the 13 school superintendents who arrived here this morning on an occupational education tour of eight cities, shown at Union Station shortly after leaving their special car. Left to right: Paul Loser of Trenton, N. J.; Dr. Frank W. Ballou. Washington; Edwin A. Lee, in charge of the tour; L. John Nuttall, jr.. Salt Lake City; E. E. Oberholtzer. Houston, Tex., and C. B. Glenn, Birmingham, Ala. —Star Staff Photo. Sun Comes Out, Indicating Track May Be Fast for Race Tomorrow. By the Associated Press. LOUISVILLE, Ky„ May 7.—With no unexpected developments, 20 of the country's outstanding 3-year-olds, 19 colia and 1 gelding, today were entered for the sixty-third running of the >50,000 added Kentucky Derby over a mile and a quarter at Churchill Down* tomorrow. Five minutes before the entry book was •'heduled to close the expected field of 20 had been accounted for, with Trainer John Greely just getting under the wire wtih the entry of Burning Star, from the Chicago owned Shandon Farm. Nearly three hours earlier. Billionaire had got away in front when Moss Cossman, stable agent, wrote the name on the blank for the first entry. For the first time in 10 years there was not a filly in the field to perplex the public, as have Nelly Flag, Mata Hari and Bazaar in recent years. The only gelding was No Sir, owned and trained by Mary Hirsch. War Admiral Heads Field. Heading the high-class field were the diminutive War Admiral, the fa vored son of Man o’ War from Sam uel Riddle's Philadelphia stable, and the highly regarded second - choice combination of Reaping Reward and Military from Mrs. Ethel V. Mars' Milky Way string. Bob McGarvey, trainer of the Milky Way horses, stuck by his announced intention of keeping the fleet Case Ace in the barn and leaving all to his pair of stretch runners. Completing the field were Townsend B Martin's Court Scandal, the Wheat ley Stable's Melodist. William du Pont, jr.'s Fairy Hill, Heelfly from the Three D s Stable; Walter A. Carter’s Clodion, J. H. Loucheim's Pompoon. I. J. Col lins’ Bernard F . Maxwell Howard's Soeneshifter and Fencing, Raoul Walsh’s Sunset Trail, 2d; J. W. Par rish's Dellor, Marshall Field’s Sir Damlon, Edward W. Duffy's Grey Gold and Merry Maker, owned jointly by Willie Shea and Miss E. G. Rand. Sun Beats Down. Only Bernard F. Is considered a doubtful starter. No boy was listed as rider of the son of Sun God 3d., indi cating that he may be scratched before post time (about 4:45 pm., Oentral standard time). All the other trainers declared they would start barring un expected training mishaps or a change in track conditions. While the trainers or their repre sentatives thronged the secretary's office, a hot sun beat down on the track, which received another soak ing from an early morning rain. If there is no more rain, the racing strip should be fast for the big event to morrow. The weather man predicts fair weather for tonight and tomor row, with not much change in tem perature. The jockey assignments remained as previously announced by the train ers, with the exception that George Odom decided to put Edwin Yager, Covington. Ky„ on Sir Damion In place of Nick Wall. - ■ ... a■ ART MUSEUM GROUP TO VIEW COLLECTION Mellon Paintings Inspection on Program of Directors’ Meeting Here. Members of the Association of Art Museum Directors, whose annual meet ing opened today at the Corcoran Gal lery of Art, will inspect the Andrew Mellon art collection during their stay here. The directors will view the famous paintings, probably Sunday, with Da vid Finley, Mellon's representative in Washington. George E. Hamilton, sr., president of the Corcoran Gallery, greeted the directors this morning at the opening session of the association's three-day meeting. Business sessions today were to be devoted to discussion of mutual problems. At 4 p.m., the directors were to hear a brief address by Edward Bruce, chief of the painting and sculpture section of the Procurement Division, Treasury Department, and make a tour with Bruce to inspect murals in some of the Federal Buildings. The program for tomorrow includes a visit to Dumbarton Oaks, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, and a dinner at the Chevy Chase Club, at which the directors will be guests of the trustees ot tbs Oorooeao Gallery. i R ES _ IRY American Council Speaker Wants Congress to End School Menace. A congressional investigation of "educational lobbies.” with a view to 'effecting their elimination.” was called for today by President Alexan der G. Ruthven of the University of Michigan in an address at the opening session of the annual meeting of the American Council of Education. i rus proposal was part of a nine point program outlined by Dr. Ruth ven “to produce co-operation, to elim inate wasteful duplication, and to secure our colleges and universities in their natural position of leadership in the advanced training, of youth.” The Michigan University head ques tioned the benefits of Federal grants for educational purposes, declaring: “Unless carefully made, they mean competition between institutions, con tinuing struggles for ever-greater sup port of the same kind, the gradual assumption of the power to dictate operations by small bureaucrats and ultimately political domination. Tendency From Freedom. ' The present position of most tax supported colleges and universities is a striking illustration of the recent tendency of faculties and administra tors to barter freedom for financial considerations,” he said. "The growth of these schools has I long been viewed with pride by the majority of Americans, and almost without exception the faith of the citizens who created and continued to support them has been justi fied * • • I “The President's Planning Commit tee should be asked to investigate Federal subsidies in the hope that the practice of creating them may be dis continued or methods adopted which will limit them to experimental periods and otherwise keep them from cen tralizing control over the schools. • * • "All organized forces In education should have as common aims the re sistance of every attempt to place the schools under political or factional control and the development of leader ship which will lead to a free, well co-ordinated system of higher educa tion.” Twentieth Annua! Session. The council convened at 10 a m. In the United States Chamber of Com merce Building for its twentieth an nual session, which will continue through tomorrow noon. Its president. Dr. George P. Zook, reported progress in the council's activities and a gain in its membership in his annual re port, and John H. MacCracken, for mer associate director of the council, spoke on "These 20 Years,” discussing educational progress since 1917. President Raymond A. Kent of the University of Louisville, chairman of the council this year, presided over the morning session, and Gerald D. Timmons, University of Indiana School of Dentistry, over the afternoon meeting. The meeting is being attended by about 400 delegates representing nu merous colleges, universities. State de partments of education, city school systems and other related groups. HAZEN WITHDRAWS PAROLE CRITICISM Commigiioner, However, Believes Indeterminate Sentence Law Should Be Changed. Commissioner Hazen today with drew criticism previously voiced against the District Parole Board for releasing 10 of the 12 men convicted with Sam Beard on a gambling con spiracy charge. However, he expressed as his per sonal view that the indeterminate sentence law should be changed so prisoners would have to serve half of their maximum sentences before they would become eligible for parole. "I have no criticism of the action of the Parole Board,” Hazen said to day. He agreed that, under the inde terminate sentence law, the board has full discretion to grant paroles after prisoners have served the minimum of their sentences. The 10 men were sentenced to serve from one to three years. Hazen modified his statement after he was informed that Wilbur La Roe, Jr., chairman of the Parole Board, had verified defense attorney statements that the committing judge in the case had said he would have Imposed shorter sentences on the men had he known all the facte at the time sen tence was given. AT IKE SHOW Crowd Gradually Increases at East-West Highway Grounds. BY ROBERT B. PHILLIPS, JR., Btut! Corespondent ot The Star. MEADOWBROOK SADDLE CLUB, Meadowbrook, Md., May 7.—Virginia owners drew first blood in the classes for young hunters that dominated the opening session of the Washington Horse Show this morning at Meadow brook Show Grounds, on the East West Highway in Maryland. Only a handful of spectators were I present for the opening of the initial | program of the three-day session, but I the crowd gradually increased as the 1 morning wore on. and was expected to reach record proportions by the end of this cool, clear and literally perfect horse show day. Mrs. John Hay Whitney of Upper ville, Va., took the event for 3 and 4 year old hunters with her brilliant youngster, The Bear: Ernest L. Reri mon, well-known Virginia dealer, cap tured first and third ribbons among the 2-year-old types with No Play and Report; Mrs George P. Greer.halgh of Berryville, Va., had the second honors in the 2-year-old test, with Rock mayne, and the Greenhalgh’s Royal Rebel, was top horse among the 3 year-olds. Firenze Our Way Is Second. With this impressive start the Vir ginia contingent obviously was due to predominate today's meeting, although the second place earned by Mrs. M. Robert Guggenheim's Firenze Our Way indicated that Washington owner will again be a prominent contender at this exhibition, which is the successor to the old National Capital meet formerly held at Bradley Farms, Md. After a forenoon devoted princi pally to young stock and saddle horses, the schedule this afternoon was to swing into the more important phases of competition. The first class slated after the luncheon recess was that for amateur riders over jumps, the prize to be a trophy offered by The Evening Star Co. Later the touch and-out, ladies’ hunters and pairs of hunters were to be run off. The summaries: . wo-yegr-olds. suitable to become hur‘ ers—-First, No Play. Ernest Redmon sec ond. Rockmayne. Mr. and Mrs. Gcorea Greenhalgn; third. Report. Mr. Redmon. fourth. Randle's Find. U. S. Randle. Three-year-olds, suitable to betoma hunters—First. Royal Rebel. Mr. and Mrs. George Qreenhaleh. second. Sir Mouse, Mrs. Cary Jackson: third. Auburn Pnr.ce, Mr. and Mrs. John Ames; fourth. Easter. Mr. Redmon. Three and four-year-olds, suitable to become hunters—First. The Sear, Mrs. John Hay Whitney: second, Firenze Our Way, Mrs. M. Robert Guggenheim; third. Auburn Prince, Mr. and Mrs. Ames: fourth. Sir Mouse, Mrs. Cary Jackson. Novice saddle horse—First. Prom enade. Clark Herring; second. Shine On, Mill Stream Farm: third, Moun« tain Aire, Maurice Weinberg; fourth, ; Mountain Sunrise, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Reese. Five-and-six-year-olds, suitable to become hunters—First. May Ring, Mrs. Ellsworth Augustus; second. Hunters Choice, Mr. and Mrs. Green halgh: third. Claws, U. S. Randle: fourth, Troup, Mrs. J. Turner Moore, jr. National Capital Challenge Trophy. Local saddle horses—First, Gulf Breese, Miss Majorie Lee McLeod: second, Jack Lightning. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon G. Owen: third, Salome, Mrs. Evelyn * Walker Robert. Pimlico By the Associated Press. FIRST RACE—The Pocomokg; purse, ^l.uon: 3-year-olds: o furlongs. xBeautr B (McCombs* _ 07 xManda's Baby «Morris*_ _ I" 104 Shebang (Merritt* _ jo Sir Isaac <Schm;dl)__ _ _ ” uiji Fyar. (J. Renick) _ _ 104 Deepwick (O Malley)_HH * i f>7 xPlaynpt <Shelhamer) _ ___ 107 Little Whisk (Shanks) _ __102 Early Broom (Rosengarten)_II-' 104 Happy Hostess (Palumbo* __ 10P Bravo Caruso (W’agner)_ 107 Titanical (J. Renlck*_ __ 100 _ Also eligible: Lernana (no boy) _ 107 Little Banner (Faust)_IIIIIII”!"' 102 Potiphiar (Machado) •_ ' top Miss Epe (Garrett*_I __ i 04 xErad* (McDermott)__ . 1“ 102 KaleicU (Machado* _ _ 102 Harford: purs*. ^■Sw stceplechE,e; ^-ye*r-olds and up; zzDittp <no boy)_ i« Drill Master (no boy) ~ “ i W zPromptfr (Walker* 'I'"I 132 aRedshank 'Mr. White) i*o Big March fEaby) _ji,, zSwimalong (Brooks) * 1 «in Prattler (McGovern) 71 cTheuImmor,al ‘-’d ‘Eagan).. .142 z cAnthonia 2d (Lawson)_ 13o Z77 aRockden 'K»nf> " ttg zGreek Idol (no boy» ^Chr'stlf-G M. Hendrle entry. cJ H. Whitney entrv. zfb'e pounds claimed for rider zzSeven pounds claimed for rider zzZten pounds claimed for rider. „third, RACE—The Idlewild: purse furlongs c *lmlni!' ^oear-olds *nd up 8 Samao '(Merritt) pn Heartrase <Rosenaarten)_ 1 in xStepping In (McCombs)_ inr> Petard (Dougherty) _ nn xBroadsteo (Shelhamer)_' ins Stool Pigeon (Harltos). _ _ _ Iio Stingfree (Wagner* _ ” iio Pompeius (S. Reruck* ZZZZ iio Easter Herald <Machado)_ ins x8tar Turn (Cubitt), _ ' in> Gay Dog (no boy) _ZZZZZZ 113 FOTRTH. RACE—The Idlewild: purse, Jl.iion- claiming: 4-year-olds and ud id' vision of third): 8 furlongs. Brooke Herod (Faust) ink xDressmaker (McDermott) I ps xBally Bax iGrlegi __ ” ink She Knows (Fowler) __ _ p o xSun 8weep iJohnson) _ZZ inn Sir Windsor (Palumbo) _ZZZ~ i]n Titian Kiddie (J Renick)_ __ li i Emvee 'Machado) .. _ in. Blackmail (Wagner). JZZZZZZZZ~ ilk Postponement. 'Johnson) lin Cruising (O'Malley)_HIHH 115 FIFTH RACE—The Rose Hill Manor: nurse. 51.000: 3-year olds: 8 furlongs. Rough Time (O'Malley) _ pe PTairie Dog U Rrnick) _ ‘ ]|; aLittle Shaver 'Saunders) * * lie Cllngendaal (Balaakl)__ZZ 114 aCoae-te 'Morris) _ _ I 10k Alexandrine iB. Rentck)_ 107 Honey Cloud (Wagner) _’ll? Carnarvon (Rosengarten) _’ 112 Dunnamany (Merritt) __ . 113 a Bomar Stable entry. SIXTH RACE—The Dixie Hindieep: purse. $10,000 added, 3-year-olds and up; 1A ir.lles. Dark Hope (O’Malley)_ 115 Weston (Shelhamer) _10R •Two Bob (Merritt) _ no Aneroid (Roaenaarten) _105 Count Arthur iBalaski) _115 Calumet Dick (Wagner)_105 aFinanee (Saunders)_115 Azucsr (Belshak) 115 a Mrs. E. Denemark entry. SEVENTH RACE—The Middleburel purse. $1,000: claiming; 3-year-old» and up; mile and TO yards. Baby Witt (Schmidl)_ inp Sirasy (Merrttt) _ 103 Laoy Carrot (Dougherty)_105 Dury rack (Wagner1 105 Duchess Retah (J Renick)_104 The Swagman 'no boy)_ _ 111 Hard Chase (Shanksl 105 xOentleman (McCombs) _105 xPrettylass (McDermott) _ 105 xFatr Billy (Shelhamer'_- 105 Justa Gal (Machado) . _ 104 EIGHTH RACE—The Mount Pleasant: purse. $1,000 clalmina: 3-year-olds snd up1 mile and TO yards. Say Do (Wagner) 114 xMlss Tiptoe (McDermott)___in* Sambo Jones (Merritt)___ 111 Sun Way (Booker) . _11* xBlack Mischief (Morris),_- inp Prelrie Prince (J. Renick}_105 Saxopal (O'Malley) 114 xRoyal Tuscan (Bhelhamer)_305 xTintypa (McCombs) _ _... PJ xMiss Tad (McDarmott). 10i xCnattereai (McCombs' _101 zApprentiee allowance claimed. Cttar and fast.