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Automobile Show
Attendance Record
Seen by Officials
Thousands View New'
Models on Opening
Day of Exhibition
Thousands of persons who flocked
to this city's 20th annual automobile
show, in the Riverside Stadium,
Twenty-sixth and D streets N.W.,
yesterday led show officials to be
lieve that the affair will eclipse all
its predecessors from a standpoint
of attendance.
Crowds surged into the stadium
from the time the show opened,
officially, to the public at 11 am.
yesterday until shortly before clos
ing time at 11 p.m.
Richard J. Murphy, manager of
the Washington Automotive Trade
Association, which is staging the
show, was on hand to see that things
went smoothly, according to pro
gram. If any luck were needed, Mr.
Murphy felt it would be provided
by his 10-year-old “lucky hat,”
which he wore yesterday as he has
done at previous shows.
Show Is Open Today.
The show is scheduled to be open
today from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. and
from tomorrow until its closing next
Saturday will be open each day from
11 a m. to 11 p.m.
uiuuiitia expected 10 nave a
tabulation of votes cast for the
"queen” during the first day. Each
candidate received 1.000 votes by
virtue of being nominated, and a
lucky young woman is to be chosen
by the show patrons who each day
cast their ballots for 1 of 20 en
trants in the form of coupons from
their tickets, for their favorites. The
"queen” will be crowned on the final
night of the show and receive a 1940
model automobile as a reward.
The list of candidates includes
Miss Sylvia Abramson, Miss Javne
Anderson, Miss Dorothy Mabel
Armstrong, Miss Catherine Berber
ich, Miss Ruth Brown. Miss Jean
ette Clawson, Miss Ellen L. Coo
per, Miss Louise Emmerich, Miss
Margaret Rosalee Haskett, Miss
Margaret Hawkins, Miss Lottie
High, Mrs. Elizabeth F. Hunter,
Miss Mary La Marr, Miss Hope
Layne, Miss Marjorie Morgan. Miss
Catherine E. Parker, Miss Mildred
A. Preinkert, Miss Evangeline Rice.
Miss Betty Robey and Miss Svlvia
18 Makes of Cars Shown.
Besides the 18 different makes of
automobiles, represented by some
90 cars and 3 trailers on the floor,
radio programs are broadcast each
day from a stage in the center of
the stadium as an entertainment
feature. For the broadcasts the
show management has provided
seats for approximately 2.000 per
sons. Today's broadcast, featuring
“The Twosome,” Gene Archer and
Evelyn Tyner, will be over station
WMAL at 4:45 p.m.
Five broadcasts have been ar
ranged for tomorrow. They include
Jack Fay at noon and Grace Shan
non at 1 p.m., both over WMAL;
Jack Dalton at 3:45 p.m. and Arch
McDonald at 6:15 p.m., both over
WJSV, and Frank Young over WOL
at 8 pjn.
Lecture Series Sponsored
By Social Agencies Unit
Eduard C. Lindeman. member of
the faculty of the New York School
of Social Work, will deliver a series
of three lectures on "Social Forces
Vital to Democracy” at the United
States Chamber of Commerce un
der the auspices of the Committee
on Volunteer Service of the Coun
cil of Social Agencies.
The first lecture, to be given next
Thursday at 11 a.m., will deal with
forces for and against the demo
cratic ideal. The second lecture,
on November 2, will be on "social
forces and their relation to democ
racy,” and the third, on November
3, will deal with "foundations of
democratic culture.”
The talks are being planned espe
cially for board members of social
agencies, volunteers, social workers
and students, according to Mrs.
John J. O'Connor, chairman of the
Volunteer Service Committee.
Mr. Lindeman is chairman of the
National Conference on the Conser
vation and Development of Human
Resources, member of the Executive
Committee of the American Asso
ciation for Adult Education and ad
viser for the Institute of Propaganda
NEWEST AND LATEST—This is a general view of the display
floor of Washington’s 20th annual automobile show In River
side Stadium. It opened yesterday with 1940 models on exhibit.
—Star Staff Photo.
Court Action Halts
Textile Wage Increase
In Mississippi
Manufacturers Gain
Temporary Injunction,
Claiming Hardship
By the Associated Press.
JACKSON. Miss.. Oct. 21.—The
fifth United States Circuit Court of
Appeals has temporarily enjoined
the Wage-Hour Administration from
enforcement of an increase in tex
tile mill wages ordered for October
24. President R. D. Sanders of the
Mississippi Association of Textile
Manufacturers, announced today.
The injunction. Mr. Sanders said,
was granted on the plea of a group
of 300 small Southern textile manu
facturers that the wage regulation
discriminated against them. The
petition also challenged constitu
tionality of the act.
An increase from the present gen
eral wage of 25 cents an hour to 30
cents an hour, which becomes ef
fective October 24, under the wage
hour law, is not affected by the in
junction. it was understood.
A further and special increase to
32'2 cents for the textile industry,
however, will not become effective
until the case in New Orleans is
Students From D. C. Area
Honored at Lafayette
Three youths from the Wash
ington area are among 40 Lafayette
College upperclassmen selected to
do special work in their major
courses, it was learned yesterday.
They will be given opportunity for
research in their respective fields
and at the end of their senior year
must pass written and oral exam
inations and submit a thesis.
They are Joseph Pauli. Wash
ington. majoring in biology; Andrew
W. Bisset. Annapolis. Md.. and An
drew S. Horton. Chevy Chase. Md..
both majoring in government and
Barrick Resigns Post
With Y. M. C. A. Here
Ward M. Barrick, for the last two
years a member of the staff of the
Central Young Men’s Christian As
sociation, has resigned from his po
sition there as metropolitan boys’
work director, to enter the Boy Scout
Training School at Mendham, N. J.
The resignation, effective tomor
row, was announced by Leonard W.
De Gast, general secretary of the
Central “Y,” who said that Rudolph
H. Gaber. present secretary in charge
of the Central Boys' Branch, will
become acting metropolitan boys’
work director.
Mr. Barrick, who during the last
two summers has had charge of the
“Y's” Camp Letts, on the Rhode
River, near Annapolis, Md„ came to
the local Y. M. C. A. in October,
1937, following service as assistant
boys’ work secretary at the Orange
IN. J.) Y. M. C. A.
Mr. Gaber came to the local “Y”
in September, 1937, as assQciate boys'
work director and became secretary
in charge of the Central Boys'
Branch last January. Mr. Gaber, who
is 40, holds degrees from the George
Williams College and the University
of Chicago. Prior to coming here
he was State director of educational
aid and guidance for the National
Youth Administration of Missouri.
Hongkong. China, is 219 miles
nearer New York via the Suez Ca
nal than via Panama.
Grid Spectator Hurt
When Stands Collapse
By the Associated Pres*.
NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 21.—Nor
walk High and Stratford High
played football here today.
A section of the grandstand col
lapsed, Prank Aprea, 21, suffered a
broken leg and several others were
burned with hot coffee when the
wrecked stand tumbled into the
booth of a refreshment concession.
William Powell, playing his first
game for Norwalk, suffered a broken
arm soon after the opening whistle.
Stratford won the game, 19 to 6.
Representative Taylor
To Enter Walter Reed
By the Auocleted Preu.
Chairman Taylor of the House
Appropriations Committee said yes
terday he would enter Walter Reed
Hospital tomorrow to have a cataract1
removed from his eye. Representa
tive Taylor, who is 81 and the oldest
member of the House, said the
operation probably would be per
formed Wednesday.
School Directors Named
Charles A. Carry of 1311 O street
N.W. and C. S. Duncan of the j
Transportation Building have been ;
elected members of the board of
directors of the Washington Trade
School, Inc., it was announced to
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