URGED FOR TAXIS
Police Department Suggests
Installation to Guard
The Police Department has sug
gested to taxicab companies that they
install “blinker" lights as emergency
signals on all cabs to guard against
bold-ups, Capt. Ira E. Keck, assistant
Chief of detectives, said today.
His announcement followed two
taxi hold-ups last night, in which one
cab driver was forced to drive five
men to Rockville, Md„ and was left
bound on the rear seat of his cab on
returning to Washington, and another
was robbed of $9 by two passengers.
“Blinkers" Bring Aid.
Capt. Keck said the “blinker” light
signal system had been used with con
siderable success in Baltimore for
about a year. He explained that
special colored lights are installed on
the top of the cab at the front cor
ners. When a driver finds a sus
picious character in his cab or is be
ing held up he can touch a concealed
button that sets the warning lights
to blinking. These emergency signals
attract police cars and other cab
drivers to the victim's aid. Capt. Keck
said the system had trapped several
taxi bandits in Baltimore.
Cab association officials have been
Studying the Police Department pro
posal, but have delayed action on in
stallation of the system here on ac
count of the cost involved, it was un
The cab-driver victims of hold
ups last night were Sandy I. Pullman,
colored, 1227 New Jersey avenue N.W.,
and John T. Reeves, Colmar Manor,
One Draws Revolver.
» Pullman told police he drove three
white men from Seventh and S streets
N.W. to Third and Van Buren streets
N.W., where two other men got in
the cab. One of the men drew a
revolver, he said, and ordered him to
drive to Rockville. Near Rockville
they robbed him of $7.50, bound his
hands and feet and put him on the
rear seat. One of the bandits drove
the cab to Third and Whittier streets
N.W., where Pullman was left help
less. He was found and released by
Margaret Riley and Kitty Klllean of
Takoma Park, Md.
Rees said he picked up two men at
Thomas Circle and drove them to the
200 block of Ninth street S.W., where
one of them forced him out of the
cab with a revolver. They ran away
after taking $9 from his pockets, he
MRS. STOKOWSKI GETS
DIVORCE DECREE TODAY
Orchestra Leader Denies Charge
of Cruelty, but Indicates He
Will Not Fight Suit.
By the Associated Press.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 2.—The
second marriage of Leopold Stokowski,
magnetic interpreter of music, headed
for dissolution in a Nevada divorce
court late today.
In a closed session, Mrs. Stokowski,
of a New Jersey surgical manufactur
ing family, expected to win an uncon
Her suit charged the Philadelphia
Orchestra conductor with extreme
cruelty and asked approval of an Oc
tober property settlement which gave
her custody of and support for their
two daughters, Gloria Luba, 10, and
Andrea Sadja, 6.
Stokowski denied the cruelty charge
but indicated no effort would be made
to fight the suit.
Great Britain has twice as many
merchant vessels as the United States.
FREIGHT RATE INCREASED
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dm. 3 (JF).—
Railroads of Pennsylvania won their
battle yesterday for increased freight
rates on shipments of basic commodi
ties, except anthracite, within the
The Public Utility Commission, by
a 4-to-l decision, reversed a previous
stand and granted the higher rates,
eflMtive tomorrow, to bring intrastate
freight charges to the same level as
rates approved October 13 by the
Interstate Commerce Commission on
The commodities allowed higher
rates include bttudhinous coal, coke,
iron ore, iron arid steel products,
cement, lime and petroleum and its
over all lines
_ Travel Department
AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Convention Hall. Roam llR.AUantie City.
ENJOY milder Winter days at the seashore.
Live In ease and comfort. Genuine hos
pitality and superb food. SEASIDE HOTEL.
ONLY SIO per person. Seashore week end.
Fri -Sun (except holidays). Incl. delicious
meals, sea water baths. HOTEL SENATOR.
T TONOR BRAND
V I FINER
11 FROSTED FOODS
fai.;: . . .. ........
Top-quality fruits and vegetables frosted at flavor peak. Fresher
than fresh. Truly economical. Pound and half-pound sizes.
Listen to HOME FORUM Tuesdays and Thursdays over WRC.
2:00 to 2:30.
frosted featere this weeh: ALL GREEN LIMAS, l«c per package
Call DEcatur 4634 for Name of Nearest Dealer
ANOTHER LOWER PRICE |^OOD^TCm|^ 11
A&P SELF-SERVICE STORE
AT NEW HAMP'HIRF
D\ A&P Self-Service Stores offer LOWER PRICES on WELL
f|| c°oF °TfrfoMpLEl^ \ KNOWN FOODS every day—not just a few weekend spe
jp sErVICE ^toBEs \ cials. We extend you a most cordial invitation to shop with
Bk * e^|,H'*' \ u* today and everyday for the utmost in quality foods, at
» 50ftiOtO^,?\vi- \ SUNNYFIELD Plain or Self-Riting f
P \ k\* Me \ I
v\ Any ■ __ . r, . ^
. ' .."I,• I
I ta PEACHES 2 ' 27c
IiSlices or halves in rich syrup 4b cant fli ■ *
| Standard pack—Sweet an<t ttavortom* Cant | f
| WHITE HOUSE ^
j APPLE SAUCE 3-17
§: _ _
1 White House Apple Butter_2 25c
I RED CIRCLE COFFEE 2 & 37c |
I Selected Eggs_ per dozen 23c|
Sacramento Asparagus. 2 ,o”n«• 27c
Nutley Margarine_.2 ^ 23c
Phillips’ Tomato Juice_^ .5c
Waldorf Tissue_5 «>»• 19c
Paper Napkins _p**- 5c
A&P GRrE Pumpkin_2 & *"J5c
Iona Pears Ln,clT.rtUi,ornU if; .15c
Campbells tomato Soup..4 cans 25c
Sultana Red Salmon.-_21c
Prune Juice sssi -_2 yr‘ 25c
Evaporated Peaches. __u «*. Pkg. 13c
Sugar ConT^r”-3 19c
Karo a Syrup_i«... 8c
Pink Salmon stream_t«u«« lie
Quaker Oats SSSSLS |7c
Iona Macaroni spaghetti_pk«- 4c
Cut Green Beans_2 13c
ENJOY A&P QUALITY MEATS AND SAVE TOO! Ill I
End Chops..*. 21c
| Center Chops lb- 25c
Fancy Leg of Lamb_». 27c
Small Smoked Hams_». 25c
Adams’ Tasty Scrapple. 2 >•». 25c
Brookfield Sausage Meat—£ 22c
Cap’n John’s Fillets_». 19c
Fancy Raw Shrimp_»>. 19c
Fresh Cleaned Mackerel—>. 23c
Fresh Cleaned Cray Trout s 14c
Smoked Fish Fillets—_». 23c
Juicy Tender Beef
Snow White Mushrooms - - ,b- 25c I
California Carrots -_... Wh 5c I
California Celery _ _ _ 2 fcuneh«« 15c I
Large Fla. Grapefruit -_“ 5c I
Juicv Fla. Oranaes _ __
I •fftctift in AAP SELF-SERVICE STORES ONLY-if-until closing Saturday, December 4th. 8
g W. r.iarr. tha right to limit giutitiai. U
SATURDAY SPELLS THE END! Hundreds of fine FURNI
TURE ITEMS STILL REMAIN . . . but regardless of the losses
THEY MUST BE SOLD WHEN CLOSING TIME SATUR
DAY ROLLS AROUND! To miss this golden opportunity is pass
ing up once-in-a-lifetime savings on FURNITURE OF MERIT!
Come out today . . . plenty of parking space ... or come out tonight
. . . W. B. MOSES WILL REMAIN OPEN LATE EVENINGS
the last three days ! ! !
ZERO HOUR PRICE CUTTING
TO COST and BELOW COST!
-1H . ---- —
Sell! ^m ^
,trz, $7 Q.95
4-Pc. Sheraton Bedroom Group
Bed. dresser, chest and dressing table in walnut veneers
with smart inlays. Dustproof. with every fine construction
detail. Was formerly $279.00!
(Distributed Payments Arranged)
Regular $98.00 Virginia Sofa
Solid Philippine mahogany frame, covered in fine tapestry.
Splendidly made and beautifully finished ... an out
standing value in a page of values!
(Distributed Payments Arranged)
8-Pc. $200 Dining Room Group
Consists of a beautifully styled Duncan Phyfe table 66-inch
buffet (illustrated), 6 side chairs and 1 arm chair. All deep
glowing walnut. A truly exceptional saving!
(Distributed Payments Arranged)
DISTRIBUTED PAYMENTS ARRANGED!
In spite of the fact that we are closing our doors Saturday, we have made arrange
! ments to provide budget payments on furniture purchased up to closing time. j
Those desiring to pay over an extended period of time will find our Distributed
Payment Plan both liberal and convenient. j
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ARTICLEWas | NOW 1
Attractive Arm *» acf
fSolid Philippine Mahogany * ® I
Odd Lot Lamp «j j ae 1
8-Pc. Dining; Room (aa m
Group $200 59o*°°
Full Size H qe
Beds $17.95 *|2'8S
Msnle Finish) ■ ®B
<B«d. Drfaatr. Chf»t * Vanity)
Modern Dresser oc
Mirror $79.95 *00.85
(Bird's-Eye Maple> __ OlV
3-Pc. Mahogany " ^
Bedroom $150 $CQ.OO
(Bed. Chest-on-Chest. Knee- lfw
hole Vanity) __ w w_
Hiutarn Mania I I "
Bedroom r «75 500.00 I
(Twin Beds. Dresser. Vanity. Vw I
Bench) _ _ ■
Orog'pBedr#0m mo SQft OO I
(Philippine Mshorany. Bed. B
Dresser._Chest) - - I
sr. l,~‘ m *49*1
(T»n Cover) . - - __ B
Reeded 4-Poster td A OR 1
Bed $59.50 1
(Mohosony V.noerO --B
Better Arm Cd "i or I
Chairs U9SS 51796 1
^S.iil Philippine Mohoerany). ™ " B
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