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IS LISTED ON TOUR Several New Residences in Georgetown Are on 1938 Route. The fine old home occupied by Pres ident Grant as the summer White House will be opened during the Georgetown house tour April 8 and 9, it was announced yesterday. Now the home of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Howard C. Davidson, at 3238 R street N.W., near the Georgetown Library, this historic mansion has just been restored and redecorated and is ex pected to prove one of the attractions of the tour. Several houses not opened before to the public will replace several that have been visited in previous years, according to Mrs. Louis Jeffries, jr., chairman of the committee in charge. smaller Homes Included. Some of the smaller homes have been Included this spring, as well as recently restored large houses. Georgetown, like Williamsburg, Va„ Mrs. Jeffries said, "furnishes a wide variety of Colonial houses that have been spared from progress and change. Early Georgetown," she explained, "housed not only the shippers and ship owners, but the carpenters, artisans and merchants who repaired and storked the ships, before the Capital was moved from Philadelphia to Washington.” Among the smaller houses to be open this year is the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. Tittman. jr„ at 3010 O street N.W.. built before 1800 and saved in its original state by Elsie Cobb Wilson (Mrs. Louis Little), who acquired it several years ago. A draw ing room with two beautiful fireplaces and a paneled library are distinctive features, as is a small walled garden in the rear. List of Residences. Nine homes will be open on Friday. April 8 from 2 pm. to 6 p.m., and nine on Saturday, April 9, during the same hours. This annual spring event is conducted as a benefit for St. John's Church, Georgetown. Tickets at $1 each will be on sale April 1 at the American Automobile Association and the Mayflower, Wil liard and Dodge Hotels. In addition to the Davidson and Tittman homes, the list includes the residences of Representative and Mrs. James W. Wadsworth. 3263 N street N.W.: Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Harri son, 1430 Thirty-third street N.W.; Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Thoron, 2900 N street N.W.: Mr. and Mrs. G. How land Chase, 3257 N street N.W.; Mr. end Mrs. Lawrence M. C. Smith, 8230 Reservoir road N.W.: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burling, jr„ 1339 Twen ty-ninth street. N.W.; Mr. -and Mrs. Walter G. Peter, 3027 N street N.W.; Mr. and Mrs. James S. Vance. 2823 Q street N.W.; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Connor. 1400 Thirty-fourth street N.W.; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Lowrey, 3630 Prospect avenue N.W., and Miss Katherine Dougal, 3030 P street N.W. j Skating Champ Withdraws. Miss Megan Taylor, the new world figure skating champion, has with drawn from the women's champion ship contests In Berlin and will give exhibitions. In a rescue off the coast of England a football referee and three players were members of the lifeboat crew". Dwellings Included in Georgetown House Tour -—--—...—- - Home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Harrison, 1430 Thirty-third street N.W. KEYSTONE STATE’S POLITICS QUIETER __ | Earle Indorses Jones for Governor, 1 but Retains Backing of Rival Faction. B.v the Associated Press. HARRISBURG, Pa„ March 19 — The Democratic party's three-way pri mary fight settled down to a two month campaign this week with devel opments on all fronts. Gov. George H. Earle, a candidate for the United States Senate, indorsed the organization candidate for Gov ernor and at the same time retained the support of the Gufley-Kennedy forces. The primary is May 17. Gov. Earle was slated by the State committee along with Charles Alvin Jones of Pittsburgh for Governor. Lt. Gov. Thomas Kennedy heads the ticket backed by United States Senator Joseph F. Guffey and C. I. O. chief. John L. Lewis. They also chose Gov. Earle for United States Sena tor, but are pitting Judge Ralph Smith against the organization's Leo C. Mundy for lieutenant governor and announced a woman candidate was being considered to oppose Thomas A. Logue for re-election as secretary of internal affairs. Attorney General Charles J. Mar giotti, the third gubernatorial candi date in the field, is running alone. *-• RADIO GUILD BROADCAST Will Be Second Microphone Try for Central Students. Members of the Radio Guild of Central High School will broadcast an educational dramatization, "Boots, Boots, Boots," over Station WOL Tues day from 7:45 to 8 p.m. This will be the second broadcast for the Central youngsters, who or ganized the Radio Guild to give the students an opportunity to gain poise and experience before the microphone. There are 50 members of the Guild who will take turns in future programs. Home of Mr. and Mrs. James S. Vance, 2823 Q street N.W. __ —Star Staff Photos. EAST SHORE FERRY PROJECT IS REVIVED Citizens Boost Proposed Line From Crisfield to Open Up New Field of Trade. By the Associated Press. CRISFIELD. Md„ March 19.—Re vival ol a project for a ferry line be tween Crisfield and the Western Shore of Maryland and Virginia was begun today by prominent citizens and offi cers of the Maryland Bay Co. The projected line would operate to Point Lookout and from there across the Potomac to Lewisetta, Va. The route would not only shorten the dis- 1 tance to Washington and Baltimore from Crisfleld, but would give better access to prime State highways, the resident sponsors of the route said. H B. Spear of Washington, presi dent of the Maryland Bay Co.; W. T. Emory, resident agent for the line at Annapolis, and Capt. E W. Scott met with H. G. Wells, Crisfield manufac turer. and A. T. Hickman, also of this city, to discuss the plan. Enthusiasts for the ferry point out that fast boats could make, the run in two hours and would open 'almost virgin territory for the sale of Eastern Shore products” and for the purchase of commodities from the Western Shore. The bay line was refused a fran chise by the Public Service Commis sion for operation between Sandy Point and Kent Island. Another line now operates between those two points. Showing Models for Both Classic and Dressmaker Types Four striking examples of the perfect suit hat.. . the lovely climax for your ensemble, whether it be strictly classic or not-to-tailored. We show you a caprice of knotted ribbon ... a bewitching Padre model ... a swash-buckling tailleur with a surprising brim . . . a frivolous Watteau with a cascade of veil ... all su premely easy to wear. Our collection of suit hats comprises all colors ... all head sizes. Millinery . . . Second Floor. 85 to *18.50 Home of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Howard C. Davidson. 3238 R street N.W., where President Grant once lived. Foreign Trude Hit by Mexico's Exchange Bans By the Associated Press. EL PASO, Tex., March 19 —Mexi can import and export business on the international border here was In a state ol confusion tonight as result of suspension of foreign exchange by the Banco Nacional de Mexico today. Brokers here and in Juarez, across the Rio Grande, had no guidance in exchange and expected only to com plete spot shipments. American money, however, was being circulate* prominently in Juarez late today, and the Juarez branch of the Banco Nacional de Mexico said it had not received official notice of exchange suspension. -■ Forests of productive quality occupy nearly 38 per cent of the land area of Canada. Brief Services to Be Held at Home and at St. Alban's P. E. Church. Funeral services will be held tomor row for Harry Wardman, who for many years dominated the building in dustry in the Capital. There will be brief rites at the home for members of the Immediate family and at 2 p.m. the Rev. Dr. Charles S. Warner, the rector, will conduct services at St. Alban's P. E. Church. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery. Mr. Wardman died Friday nights at his home, 2433 Massachusetts avenue N.W., after an illness of some dura tion. He would have been 66 years old April 11. Men intimately associated with Mr. Wardman in operations here will be active pallbearers. They are L. Gar diner Moore, J. Floyd Cissell, Martin Dryden, Robert G. Van Vranken and Robert N. Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Harry Al len, William Beall, Louis Breuninger, Arthur G. Bishop, former Represent ative Fred A. Britten of Illinois, Sen ator Arthur Capper of Kansas, Wal lace W. Chiswell, A. Taylor Chewning, Robert Cummings, Senator James J. Davis of Pennsylvania, R. Golden Don aldson, Gilbert Dent, Robert V. Flem ing, Justice Peyton Gordon, Joseph H: Himes, William Hoover, Senator William H. King of Utah, Marshall Leighton, Frank Mitchell, James A. Messer, Fred McKee, F. D. McKenny, Harry Norment, Ord Preston, H. L. Rust, sr.; Charles W. Simpson, sr.; Joseph P. Tumulty. John L. Weaver. Frank J. White, William R. Winslow and Henry F. Woodward. British-born, Mr. Wardman came to this city about 33 years ago and be gan to pursue his trade as carpenter. In less than two decades he controlled properties valued at millions. Every thing was swept away in 1930, but he made a new start, and although his operations did not approach the magnitude of those of earlier days, he was firmly re-establishing himself in the building field and headed his own firm. He is survived by his widow and two daughters, Mrs. Alice Rheem Ward man and the Countess Naselli, the former Miss Helen Wardman BULKLEY ASKS COUNCIL TO STUDY U.S. PROBLEMS Senator Urges Body That Could Examine Them in Light of All Known Fact*. . Senator Bulkley. Democrat, of Ohio yesterday reiterated the need for es tablishment of a national council “that could examine our more im portant problems in a scientific, non partisan spirit in the light of all the knowledge available, and in a more thorough way than it is possible to do now.” The Senator spoke at a meeting of the Political Study Club of Wash ington, at the Washington Club, Sev enteenth and K streets N.W. He said: "I have been giving the various questions involved in establishment of such a council the most careful consideration for some months, and I have become satisfied that its estab lishment. is the one step which we must take if we wish to modernize our democratic processes and make them adequate. KeMRB I_ 9 Easy ta play—espe cially for those uilh some knowledge of the piano. 9 Cannot get out of tune —negligible operating cost. 9 Costs no mure than a fine piano—ready to play when connected to an ordinary electric outlet. 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