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Capper Seeks Early Hearing
on Bill Aiding D. C. Indigent Prisoners. Hearings will be sought at an early date by Senator Capper, Republican, of Kansas on his bill to establish the public defender system of aiding indi gent prisoners in Washington. The Kansan planned to confer today with Chairman Ashurst of the Senate Judiciary Committee to request ap pointment of a subcommittee to con alder the subject. Sponsors Confer. Senator Capper and Representative Scott of California, who is sponsoring • similar bill, conferred at the Capitol yesterday with a committee of lawyers who made a study of the subject last year for the junior bar conference of the American Bar Association and the junior bar section of the “District Bar Association. Members of the committee are Fred erick A. Ballard, chairman, and James F. Reilly, William J. Rowan, Milford F. Schwartz, John J. Sirica and John L. Laskey. Attorneys Now Assigned. The committee recommended last fall that the public defender system be established by legislation, and with an appropriation sufficient to carry on the work. At present persons accused of crime and without the means to employ counsel have attor neys assigned to defend them in court. The Capper bill calls for appoint ment of a public defender, with an assistant and two clerks. It author izes a total appropriation of $20,000 to carry on the system. —-— -. DISHER NEW ASSISTANT TO INDIAN CRAFTS HEAD former Harvard Anthropologist to Aid D'Harnoncourt, Itfkes Announces. Kenneth G. Disher, formerly ranger archeologist and museum curator with the National Park Service, has been named assistant to the general man ager of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board of the Interior Department, It was announced yesterday by Secre tary Ickes. A native of Nebraska. Mr. Disher taught anthropology at Harvard Uni versity in 1933 and was with the Tennessee Valley Authority as field archeologist the following year. In his new past he will assist Rene d’Harnoncourt, general manager of. the board. BANQUET TO BE GIVEN BY ALEXANDRIA POST Gen. Hines to Be Honor GtTest lit Army Day Dinner Next Wednesday. The Alexandria (Va.) Post, Ameri can Legion, will sponsor an Army Day banquet Wednesday at which Brig. Gen. Prank T. Hines of the United States Veterans’ Administration will be the honored guest. Herbert A. Cady, post commander. Will be master of ceremonies at the dinner, to be held in the George Mason Hotel. Final plans were made when Ever ett Hellmuth, general chairman, called • meeting of his committee last night in Gadsby’s Tavern. F. .Clinton Knight, Ticket Committee chairman, •aid few- reservations are available. ■ Among the guests will be Col. W. P. Upshur, Marine Corps, and Mrs. Up shur; Rear Admiral R. R. Waesche, Coast Guard commandant, and Mrs. Waesche; Lt. W. J. Smith, aide to the commandant. Coast Guard; Rear Ad miral A. C. Pickens, U. S. N.. and Mrs. Pickens; Col. J. A. O'Connor, com manding officer 5th Regiment, Fort Belvoir, Va., and Col. J. M. Wain wright, commanding officer 3d Cavalry, Fort Myer, Va. —-•-— Y. M. C. A. Concert Tonight. The Synthic Male Chorus of the Twelfth Street Branch, Young Men’s Christian Association, will give its an nual spring concert at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Ninth and P streets N.W., at 8:30 o’clock tonight. The chorus Is directed by Levington E. Smith. Greenbelt Hears Candidate for Pastor Sunday Br a Staff Correspondent ol The Star. GREENBELT, Md.. April 1.—Green beltiaas will have their third opportu nity Sunday to select a permanent pastor for the Community Church here when the Rev. John B. Harring ton of the Union Theological Sem inary in New York will preach. Picking a pastor, like everything else at Greenbelt, must be done on a co-operative basis. The residents of the low-co6t housing project must be pleased and the selection of a permanent pastor will be left to a vote. Mr. Harrington will preach the third sermon in the series by different ministers. The prospective pastor will be ac companied by Mrs. Harrington, who is head of the music department of Lynchburg (Va.) College. Survey Employes Retire Mrs. Rosa E. J. Koch (left), Mrs. Jane S. Elliott (center) and Mrs. Mary P. De Knight reached the retirement age and ended their service with the United States Biological Survey simul taneously yesterday. They were presented with gifts at lunch eons given by groups of fellow workers. Mrs. Elliott, who has ivorked on survey maps since 1911, was one of the oldest employes in the department in point of service. COMMITTEES APPOINTED TO HELP PARK SERVICE Ickes Announces Membership of Three to Aid With Camping, Hiking and Skiing. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes today announced the member ship of three advisory committees on camping, hiking and skiing to assist the National Park Service in formu lating policies and practices concern ing these recreational activities. Myron H. Avery, 2035 Rosemont avenue N.W., has been appointed chairman of the Advisory Committee on Hiking. Mr. Avery is chairman of the Board of Managers of the Appala chian Trail Conference and president of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. J. Frank Schairer of Washington, supervisor of trails of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, was named a member of the Hiking Advisory Committee. Geneologists to Meet. The National Geneological Society will meet at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow in the Y. W. C. A. Building, Seventeenth and K streets N.W. Papers on "Royal Lines in Europe" and "English Re search at the Peabody Institute” will be presented. ‘ — DR. OLESON TO SPEAK Dr. R. L. Oleson, assistant surgeon general of the Public Health Service, will speak on "Public Health in Rela tion to Government Service” at the meeting of the District of Columbia Department of the American Federa tion of Government Employes at the Hotel Hamilton next Friday evening. Dr. Oleson’s talk will be one of a series describing the work of Govern ment agencies. C* * * * * * * IM RTAINLY! } IUALITY & VALUE I PENNSYLVANIA'S BEST | COLUMBIA SESBMl BEVERLEY BEACH on Chesapeake Bay SUMMER HOMES & HOMESITES OPEN FOR INSPECTION DAILY DRIVE DOWN SUNDAY—Pack a Lunch Basket—Come Early—Spend the Day DIRECTIONS: Benning Road to Central Ave., turn left on Route 2. Follow for y2 mile, turn right on Mayo Road, follow to end. 29 miles from D. C. Not only do we continue our policy of "top" values with lowest priooe—but—now we've gone a step further in including these "Special Matching Groups" without additional cost with every suite costing $66 or more during this sale.. You'll always find better values Hors at The National, come in and see for yourself. r NO MONEY DOWN! EASY TERMS! r-—--—-—__1.. Regular $3.49 Lawn Bench Hardwood seat QQ and back with ^1 O metal frame. Regular $16.98 Fiber Stroller Sturdily made and CQ dCQ nicely finished. Equipped with rubber tires and brake. Reg. $23.95 lee Refrigerator 40-lb. capacity Cl ^ OO ice refrigerator. flw.OO Nicely finished. Fully guaran teed. Reg. $17.95 Cedar Chest Attractive wal- Jl nut veneer ex- I Jm • / f ' terior — guaranteed cedar In teriors. Free Parking—Alt man’s Lot, “Eye” Street, Bet. 6th & 7th Free Delivery to Maryland and Vir ginia VingCft *roefc,er *7os“"e Lu*UrioUs * . 3r Spr'i se9oi b0C^trrUelo°n **** « fully °n'y o fe* 0V°nd h°ndsoZ °n' *ep * 9UQro^ 'ne Cre°f-on I I!"" 1 K"' *v.i„ ™ ™ ’ *.Venee>'s $6 O ^<^E i «2./>fV *rver *o/d JL*®**, o k° 2uf fl crc'^S;:z, m COOL SOfTIf ...The peak of perfora tion. Gotta of air go gaily twirling orer poor instep... pK eoolmg poor heel* and tfariH i*« T«*» right dona te the 534 Beige-and-tarown, blue and black. Design Pat. Pending. Wolf's Walk-Over 929 F St. N.W. IM''» UDED This valuable 7-piece Group includ ed with the purchase of any Living Room Suite priced $66 or more . . . during this sale! INCLUCID This valuable 9-ptece Group included with the purchase of any Bedroom Suite priced $66 or more .. . durittf this sale! 'included ^ This valuable 48-piece Group includ ed with the purchase of any Dining Room Suite priced $66 or more . . . during this sale! 2-Pc. Upholstered Maple Suite *25 Pegged maple frames, in a rich finish, with coil spring-filled seats and tie-on upholstered backs in gay tapestry. Choice of either chair.