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.Two Young Film Stars Put
j New Furrows in Brow of
Associated Press Staff Writer.
NEW YORK, October 23 —It. is be
ing bruited around town that the art
of the interview, once looked upon In
this business as highly significant, is
^one with the wind, but we shall see
what we shall see.
In yesteryear the procedure was to
beard some personage in-his den and
lead him artfully
to commit him
self on the sub
jects of the day,
after which the
c o r r e s pondent
would retire to his
typewriter and, in
beautifully turned
phrases, give the
results to the
waiting world.
But today we
have the movie
cocktail party in- j
terview. at which
some rich em
Tyrone Power. pioyer plays host
to the ladies and gentlemen of the
press with the idea of having said L.
and O. meet famous personages in the
employ of same, and write glowingly
• Mr. Tyrone Power and Miss Alice
Faye, two of the younger geniuses of
•* the silver screen, sat with your corre
spondent a few hours ago and were in
terviewed to the music of clinking ice
rubes in fancy tumblers. Your cor
respondent, alive to his responsibility
to the American public, tried with all
’ hi* might to keep his mind on the con
versation, with the following results, if
such they may be called:
"Miss Faye and Mr. Power, please sit
here.” he began, “we are just a news
paperman and will not fawn upon you
as the other guests are doing. This
will be a great relief to you because
we know you are simple folk at heart
to whom fawning is distasteful.”
• Miss Faye Tells All.
Miss jraye said. wnen i. nave
finished my career in pictures I intend
to be a newspaper writer.”
"The American public.” said your
correspondent warmly, "awaits your
literary contributions with uncon
cealed impatience.”
Mr. Power spoke: "I want to do
eomething big—really big—in pictures.”
"I am sure the film magnates will
rote your work to
jdate and give you
a chance to do
something big,”
said the cor
"I have always
wanted to write,”
interjected Miss
Faye, fascinating
ly beautiful in
foxes and orchids.
"Did you see
me in-?” be
' gan Mr. Power,
obviously anxious
not to be side- Aliet r,„.
tracked by Miss
Faye's literary ambition.
"Yes. indeed," broke in the cor
respondent. “I have seen you in
everything.” This was a falsehood,
but the correspondent was not in a
mood, unfortunately, to go into this
no doubt fascinating phase of the
progress of the cinema. “Do you have
time to do much reading. Mr. Power?”
Tyrone is Amused.
* “I manage to do some,” the hand
iome youth responded. "For Instance,
I was highly amused recently in read
ing in one of the magazines a story
called 'The Life Story of Tyrone
‘ "It was quite an article." Mr. Power j
went on. “I am still chuckling over
it. Just imagine! The ‘life story'’ of a
fellow who is only 23 years old!”
He laughed merrily.
"The famous ‘Billy the Kid’ had a
** dozen life stories written about him,”
the correspondent recalled, “and he
was a mere 21 years old w’hen he
died.” The correspondent is really
very catty at heart.
At this point Mr. Power noted that
the interviewer was resplendent with
a, flower in his lapel, and -said he would
like one.
“Allow me,” said the correspondent,
plucking one from a vase that was
directly in front of Mr. Power, “with |
the compliments of our host.”
The young man took the bloom in :
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Young Lady Gushes.
At (that moment a young lady who
had arrived at the table without hav
ing been Invited—as this is apparently
a free-and-easy country—began to '
"Let me do it, Tyrone,” she cooed. |
As she carefully placed the blossom
in his buttonhole, she said: "This is j
the happiest moment of my life.”
(This positively is a verbatim quote.)
Mr. Power then felt an urge to
smoke. He took a cigarette from the
case of the young lady and held it,
expectantly in his fingers. The young !
* lady got the idea, found a match, i
■truck it, and the Power cigarette
glowed in grateful acknowledgement.
Miss Faye, who is mighty pretty,
"I feel that I should be given
■tronger roles—roles in which I can
really act.”
"Something really big. Is that it,
Miss Faye?” asked the correspondent,
Who was beginning to catch on.
"That's it; something really big,”
• Bhe smiled. (One sort of goes limp
under the Faye smile.) "Of course. I
shall sing as heretofore, but my big
ambition is to really act.”
"And be a newspaper writer," added '
the correspondent.
"And be a newspaper writer,” echoed
Alice hastily.
The District Tuberculosis Associa
tion will carry on three health projects
In the District schools during the com
ing year, Mrs. Ernest R. Grant, man
aging director of the association, an
• nounced yesterday.
The three projects involve the tu
berculin tests for senior high school
■tudents, a health education institute
for administrators and teachers and an
essay prize contest for sixth grade
pupils during November on "Why I
Buy Christmas Seals.” All three have
-* been sanctioned by the Board of Edu
Funds for the tuberculin tests and
for X-ray photographs of the pupils’
chest* will come from the money de
rived from sale of Christmas seals,
Grant said.
Presenting Four More Old Masters
For the third week of its art appreciation program, The Star presents the paintings pictured
above. Left to right, top, are Breughel's “Peasant Wedding" and Massys’ ”Banker and His Wife,"
and. below. Holbein's “Anne of Cleves” and Durer's "View of Trent.” They are classics of Northern
European art. _•_
Four Masters of 16th Century
Provide Art in Star Campaign
Works of Holbein, Durer, Massys and
Breughel Are Offered as Third Set of
Reproductions in Program,
FOUR great painters of- the early 16th century—Holbein, Durer, Massys
and Breughel—are introduced today to followers of The Star's art
appreciation campaign as the movement enters its third week.
Presentation of their work as the third set in 48 famous paintings
offered by The Star and the National Committee for Art Appreciation gives
new impetus to a movement that has met with success on every hand in the
Washington Aren.
American art as it is today was*
shown in the first set that opened the
art project. From there, the color
reproductions reverted to the Italian
Renaissance and the birth of the
“golden age” of painting in Florence,
Now, the third set takes up the
work of four other old masters who
labored in Germany, Belgium and the
Netherlands in the early part of the
16th century' and carried the spirit
of the Renaissance into Northern
Throughout the campaign all sets
of pictures offered in previous weeks
will remain available to those who
wish to obtain them, either by mail
or at the art booth on the first floor,
of The Star Building. The pictures,
printed by a new multi-color process,
pre released in sets of four each
week, at prices within the reach of
every one.
Organisations Hail Campaign.
Not only has the campaign pene
trated every walk of life in this terri
tory but it has reached all so-called
organized life—the churches, public,
private and parochial schools, art
schools, colleges and universities,
clubs, commercial establishments and ,
parent-teacher associations.
The reproductions and the lessons
in art appreciation by Dr. Bernard j
Myers of New York University that,
accompany each set have evoked
widespread ccfmmendation for their
educational and cultural value, de- j
velopment of art appreciation and
stimulus to the movement designed ;
to direct leisure time of the public at ;
large into these fields. j
Brief sketches df the paintings of
fered during the third week of the
campaign follow: .
“Anne of Cleves” by Hans Holbein—
this portrait so intrigued Henry VIII
of England that he decided to make
the girl his fourth wife. But he was
intensely disappointed when he saw
her and soon after the ceremony had
the marriage annulled. When she
was informed of the King's displeasure
she swooned, for she expected to be
executed as others of Henry's wives had
been. However, Anne managed to
escape with her head and was even
pensioned, but Hans Holbein, the pop
ular portraitist of Henry VIII s court,
who had perpetrated the deception,
was sharply rebuked. Holbein, most
skillful of portrait painters, was
also an excellent decorator and
draughtsman, painter of frescoes and
architect, jewerly designer and book
illustrator, besides being a modeler
and miniaturist. He ranks with
Durer as the greatest of German
uaicr vuiui w.t
“View of Trent” by Albrecht Durer—
this watercolor is typical of Durer’s
mastery of that difficult and exacting
medium. Durer is Germany’s greatest
painter, the first of his race to realize
he was living in a new age. When
he visited Italy he was amazed and
impressed by the great accomplish
ments of such masters as Leonardo,
Michelangelo and Titian. Through
the influence of Durer, the art of
Northern Europe, within his own life
time. was lifted out of the Middle Ages
into the Renaissance. Like Leonardo
da Vinci he was a man of universal
genius, a goldsmith, an art critic, a
writer and a supreme artist. He was
undoubtedly the greatest master of
the w'oodcut. So famous and so pop
ular did Durer’s engravings become
that he had to travel again to distant
Italy to complain of widespread pla
giarism. His sketches of buildings,
landscapes, even of an animal or a
flow'er, are among the most priceless
treasures in the whole history of art.
“The Banker and His Wife,” by
Quentin Massys—in this picture the
artist illustrates the tradition in Flem
ish painting known as "the micro
scopic point of view.” Detail and
more detail, each one rendered per
fectly, distinguishes his style. Care
fuHy and faithfully, Massys painted
each feature of the two faces and
lavished no less care upon the tiniest
visible object in the room. In his
early years, he was a blacksmith and
ironworker; then, falling in love with
an artist's daughter, he turned to paint
ing and became one of the masters of
all time Two monarchs, King Philip
II and Queen Elizabeth, bid against
each other for "The Entombment,"
but the people of Antwerp refused to
let it go. Bidding reached 40.000
florins ($50,000) for this picture
Massys had sold for 300 florins.
"The Peasant Wedding.”
"The Peasant Wedding.” by Pieter
Breughel, the Elder—this is a crowded
canvas that is full of rustic merri
ment. Before the time of Breughel,
the subjects of art were limited to
religious, historical or mythological
subjects, and portraiture of the great
or wealthy. Breughel was one of the
first to concern himself almost entirely
with humble folk. He lived with
them, observed them, knew' them. For
400 years after his death he was for
gotten, but recently a Breughel vogue
has retrieved him from almost com
plete oblivion and he is rapidly be
coming one of the most popular of
the old masters.
These four pictures follow the sec*
ond set, w'hich includes Da Vinci's
immortal "Mona Lisa.” probably the
most famous painting in the world;
the great Michelangelo’s “Creation of
Adam.” Titian's "Duke of Ferrara"
and Raphael's “Madonna Tempi.”
While the second set was enjoying
a record sale last week, the first set
continued to win favor with those
who entered the campaign during the
second week. The first group includes
Winslow Homer's "Bahama Tornado,”
Thomas Eakins'' "Lady With a Set
ter,” Mary Cassatt's "Mother and
Child” and Thomas Benton's “Lasso
ing Horses.” These works are by
modem Americans. Benton is the
only living artist among them.
“Flying Caravan” of People’s
Mandate to Visit Nations Pres
. ent at Conference.
The “flying caravan” of the People's
Mandate will leave Saturday morning
on an airplane tour of the Latin
American republics supporting the
ratification of the Buenos Aires peace
Members of the flying gyoup will be
received by Secretary of State Hull at
3:30 p.m. Friday in the diplomatic
room at the State Department and
the following morning will fly to Hyde
Park where they will be received by
President Roosevelt. Mrs. Burton W.
Musser of Salt Lake City, Utah, who
was the only woman member of the
American delegation ‘to the Buenos
Aires conference, is leader of the
In tfie capital of every country to
be visited the group will be received
by the President and Secretary of
State, with whom the status of rati
fication will be discussed.
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ously Hurt.
By the Associated Press.
MASON CITY, Iowa. October 23 —
A sorrowing group of Renwick, Iowa,
parents bore their dead homeward to
night while investigators worked over
the wreckage of a wooden high schopl
bus which carried 10 persons to their
deaths beneath the Rock Island's
streamlined rocket train.
The bus, carrying 26 students, 2
teachers and a driver from the little
Humboldt County town of Renwick,
was struck yesterday at a private
crossing inside the yards of the Mason
City Brick & Tile Co., where the stu
dents had been visiting. They were
on a tour of Mason City industries.
All 19 of the students who escaped
death were injured, although only 4
of them were considered in a serious
Among the dead were the bus driver,
both teachers and seven students, two
of them girls.
Cerro Gordo County Coroner J. E.
McDonald today picked a three-man
jury and scheduled an inquest for
A delegation of railroad officials
from Des Moines. Chicago and Kansas
City began a formal investigation this
morning. Two Interstate Commerce
Commission investigators also visited
the scene and planned to confer with
railroad officials in Des Moines to
Junior League Sponsors Dramas
for Young People of Moder
* ate Means.
In an efTort to bring good stage
entertainment to children of moderate
means, the Junior League of Washing
ton is sponsoring for the second year
a series of children's plays, the first
of which was held at the Roosevelt
High School yesterday.
Despite the rainy weather, a “good
house’’ turned out to see “The Reward
of the Sun God," a play based on the
Hopi Indian legend.
On November 6, according to Mrs.
Reginald Mead of the Junior League,
children can see ‘"The Princess and the
Swineherd.” from the story by Hans
Christian Anderson, and on November
13, “The Bumble Bee Prince,” an
opera by Alexander Pushkin and
These first three productions, Mrs.
Mead said, are put on by New York
The fourth and final play will be
the "Taming of the Shrew%” presented
by a group of Washington school chil
dren, under the direction of Miss
Helen Burton.
Mrs. Mead pointed out that many
individuals and donors are giving
money to provide tickets for children
at Children's Hospital, Barney Neigh
borhood House and Friendship House.
These children are called for by bus.
All the plays will be at Roosevelt,
Mrs. Mead said, because of the large
auditorium and the parking facilities
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Struck Walking Along Road
Near Laurel After See
ing Races.

B> a Staff Correspondent of The Star.
LAUREL, Md., October 23.—George
E. Welgal, 40-year-old World War
veteran, who had worked for the last
two weeks as a laborer on a farm near
here, was Instantly killed tonight when
struck by a hit-and-run automobile
while walking along Montgomery road.
Weigal had attended the races and
was returning to his place or* em
ployment on the estate of Mrs. Marton
Parker and Mrs. Charles Martin,
widowed sisters who served overseas
as nurses during the war, when he
was run down in front of Laurel Cem
etery. ‘
Arthur Brown, former Prince
Georges County policeman, who lives
nearby, said he heard a crash on the
road and ran from his house and
found Weigal's'body laying near the
cemetery's entrance. The tail light of
a fleeing car was .seen some distance
$500 in Bonds Found.
While Weigal worked for $5 a week
and his board clearing underbrush
from the 100-acre estate of Mrs. Park
er and Mrs. Martin, a search of his
effects disclosed last night that he
had $500 in service bonds and a "fair
sum” on deposit in the Mercantile
Savings Bank in Baltimore.
It was disclosed by Mrs. Parker
that Herman Bode, the malnourished
wanderer who died last month in
Gallinger Hospital at Washington and
later was found to have an estate of
$35,000, also was employed at her
place at the time he died.
Mrs. Parker, a granddaughter of
the late Judge Mann of the Florida
State Supreme Court, said Bode,
like Weigal, worked for $5 a week
and his board while assisting a gang
of laborers in cleaning up their prop
Father of One Child.
Weigal, who joined the Army at
Little Falls, N. Y., was married and
had one child, but his employers said
they had no knowledge of their
whereabouts. A sister, Mrs. Edward
Koppe, lives at Dolgeville. N. Y.
Weigai was a member of the Odd Fel
lows’ Lodge at Knoxville. N. Y., ac
cording to papers found among his
effects. At one time he was under
the care of physicians at, the Veterans’
Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
Weigal’s body was removed to the
W. C. White Co. funeral home in
Laurel, and a coroner’s jury was
sworn in over the body by Justice of
the Peace Vawter. An inquest was
called for 9 p.m. Monday at the
Laurel town police station.
Mark Anthony Steele Held in
Alleged Infraction of Labor
Immigration Law.
Mark Anthony Steele, vice president
of the Union Circulation Co. of New
York, and giving Washington as his
home address, was freed in Mexico
City yesterday under bond of 400 pesos,
the Associated Press reported, while
attorneys sought to straighten out al
leged infractions of the Mexican labor
immigration law.
According to the Associated Press,
Steele went to Mexico with a crew of
six women and one other man to
solicit magazine subscriptions for his
company. At Monterey, they were
joined by Josefina Heyser. who accom
panied them to Mexico City.
Discharged in Mexico City, the Hey
ser girl filed indemnification action
under the Mexican labor laws. In the
subsequent inquiry of Steele's party, it
was charged that one of his party had
entered Mexico illegally and that the
solicitation activities were being con
ducted without a proper permit.
LOUISVILLE, Ky„ October 23 UP).
—The Phi Beta Gamma Legal Fra
ternity, in convention here, today re
elected Fred O. Roth, Washington,
chief justice. Paul Clement. Minneap
olis, was chosen chief justice; W. Lor
raine Mix, Louisville, clerk: A. Norwood
Funk, Baltimore, bailiff; Russell
Moore. St. Paul, chancellor, and James
J, Ross, Louisville, marshal.
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Mrs. Donner Roosevelt Weds
Mrs. Elizabeth Donner Roosevelt, divorced wife of Elliott
Roosevelt, second son of the President, was married yesterday
in Philadelphia to Curtin Winsor of Ardmore. Pa. The couple
is shown leaving the Second Presbyterian Church after the
ceremony. The bride's father, William H. Donner, gave her in
marriage. She was unattended. After the ceremony, the wed
ding party attended a small reception at a hotel. The Winsors
will live at Brentwood, Rosemont, Pa.
—Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto.
Will Address Southern Women's
Educational Alliance Board
at Session Here.
Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt will
speak before the twenty-third annual
session of the National Board of
Trustees of the Southern Woman's
Education Alliance, meeting Novem
ber 1-3 at the Mayflower Hotel to dis
cuss problems in rural youth guidance
and rural occupation, it was an
nounced yesterday.
The Rural Youth Guidance In
stitute, sponsored by the alliance, will
meet, as a special unit along with the
board session.
Mrs. Roosevelt is to speak at a spe
cial closing session November 3 in
honor of Washingtonians interested in
I organizing a local branch of the
i alliance and rural leaders co-operating
j in the guidance institute.
Attendance to the sessions is by in
| vitation and will be restricted to 40
or 50 consultants, it was said.
Among the agencies co-operating
in the institute are the Departments
of Education of North Carolina, Ken
tucky and Virginia and the rural de
partment of the National Education
Consultants will include Dr. Louise
Stanley, chief of the Home Economics
Bureau, Agriculture Department;
Walter Burr of the United States
Employment Service; Dr. Bruce L.
Melvin, principal supervisor of the
Works Progress Administration rural
research; Dr. T. B. Manny of the
University of Maryland, Dr. Howard
A. Dawson, director of rural educa
tion. National Education Association;
Eugene Merritt of the Agricultural
Extension Service, and Howard W.
Oxley and John A. Lang of the
Civilian Conservation Corps.
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Daniel O'Day and Miss Ida M.
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ATLANTA, October 23.—Miss Ida
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the Atlanta Journal, and Daniel O'Day
of Rye, N. Y., son of Representative
Caroline O'Day, Democrat, of New
York were married here today.
Miss Sadler, a beautiful brunette,
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Helen Duey Hoffman, director of the
Washington Housing Association, said
the lack of regulations forcing land
lords to repair fallen plaster was re
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"Washington’s housing shortage has
made it necessary to rent out many
houses that are over 50 per cent dan
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Hoffman contended. The plague of
rats, she said, has resulted from the
lack of upkeep of properties by land
lords. “Cases of children having been
bitten are common," she added.
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