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New Municipal Court
Will Be Dedicated
Tomorrow Morning
Solicitor General Biddle
One of Speakers for
Opening of Building
Solicitor General Francis Biddle
will be among the speakers at the
dedication of Washington's new
11,250,000 Municipal Court Building
at 11 a m. tomorrow.
Other speakers will be Francis W.
Hill. jr„ president of the District
Bar Association: Henry Lincoln
Johnson, jr.. president of the Wash
ington Bar Association: Sefton
Darr. past president of the District
Bar Association: Mrs. Burnita Shel
ton Matthews, past president of the
Women's Bar Association, and
Presiding Judge George C. Aukam
Of-Municipal Court.
Miss Helene Gilliaert will sing the
National Anthem and America, ac
companied by the United States
Marine Band. The Rev. Frederick
Brown Harris, pastor of the Foundry
Methodist Church, and the Rev.
Francis S. Lucey, S. J„ regent, Law
School, Georgetown University, will
give the invocation and benediction.
Harlan Wood, chairman of the Dis
trict Bar Association's Committee on
Relations with Municipal Court, will
Besides Judge Aukam. others on
the Municipal Court bench are
Judges Nathan Cayton, Robert E.
Mattingly, Ellen K. Raedy and Ar
mond W. Scott.
The new' building faces Fourth
street N.W. between E and F streets.
It is similar in design to the nearby
Police Court Building. The court
Is now housed at 467 C street N.W.
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“consideration of the rights and
duties of the belligerents and of
the American republics.” the ten
tative program for the Havana con
ference also provides for •'exchange
ofi information on activities which
may develop” in any of the
Americas “'that tend to endanger
thfe common American democratic
ideal.” Measures to curb “fifth
column” dangers are expected to
be taken under this provision.
Moves for joint action designed
to prevent Germany and Italy from
gaining control of any of the French,
Dutch or British possessions in this
hemisphere are suggested in pro
visions for study “of the problems
which may confront the American
republics in case the sovereignty
now exercised by non-American
states o-sor geographic regions of
the Americas is relinquished, lapses
or is materially impaired.”
Cuba was reported to have pro
posed last week that the American
nations form a joint guardianship
over the menaced Allied territory.
There also have been numerous sug
gestions that the United States take
over some of the French and Brit
ish islands in the West Indies as
payment on war debts and as a na
iiLTiirti uciru^t- iwcaauir t;uciiu
Against possible establishment of
German or Italian bases there.
Tlie Havana conference also will
consider, under the tentative
Agenda, action to increase effective
ness of the machinery of inter
American consultation created by
the Buenos Aires and Lima con
ferences. The Havana meeting was
railed by the United States under
a resolution adopted at Lima in
1938, providing for a consultative
meeting of foreign ministers when
ever developments abroad threat
ened hemispheric security.
Cartel May Be Discussed.
Other measures will be discussed
for increasing economic co-opera
tion among the Americas, possibly
Including President Rooseve/'s pro
posal for a giant cartel to control
All, exports of the American nations.
Details of the cartel program are
being worked out for submission
to the other governments.
An Associated Press dispatch from
Buenos Aires reported that Mr. Can
ti!6 had decided not to attend the
Havana meeting because delicacy
of the Argentine political situation
required his presence there.
Mr. Cantilo was described as the
•key man.” counted on by the United
States to set an example to the other
nations. With him not present, the
Havana meeting is expected to be
come merely a conference of na
tional representatives, according to
the Buenos Aires dispatch.
However, it was pointed out here
that Secretary Hull did not attend
the only previous such consultative
meeting—the one held at Panama
last fall, when this country was rep
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75 Greet'Miss Susie' Again
At Playground Home-Coming
. ■ - - . ** '
Among those who attended the home-coming yesterday at
the Garfield Playground were (left to right) Mrs. Frances Da
costa, who won the title of City Health Queen in 1926, when she
attended the playground; Mrs. Evelyn Sheridan, director of the
playground for 18 years, and Father George L. Gingras of St.
I Francis De Sales Church. —Star Staff Photo.
More than 75 persons, among
them prominent doctors, ministers
and bankers, gathered yesterday for
the fifth annual homecoming at
Garfield playground. Second street
and Virginia avenue S.E.
Guiding spirit of the affair was
Mrs. Evelyn Sheridan, director of
the playground for more than 18
years, and known to her former
charges as “Miss Susie.”
Bedecked with flags and huge
signs of “Welcome to the Home
coming.” the playground presented
a festive air. Many of the men,
whom "Miss Susie” remembers as
small boys, participated in a soft
ball game while others just sat
around and exchanged reminis
Among the homecomers were S.
N. McCune, 64, of 2333 Q street
S.E., and C. R. Brown, 56, both
retired police sergeants, of 1605
Twenty-third street S.E.
Both Mr. McCune and Mr. Brown
have lived in the area around
Garfield Park for 20 years and to
them the playground looks just
about the same as it did when they
were "little shavers," they said,
Also present were Mrs. Frances
DaCosta of 3945 Connecticut ave
nue N.W., who, as Miss Frances
Iglehart, in 1926 was named the
city health queen in a contest at
Central High School. Mrs. DaCosta
recalled that she was also the
tennis champion of the District
playgrounds at that time.
resented by Undersecretary Sumner
Welles. Mr. Hull said last week that
he hoped to go to Havana, but he
has not announced any definite de
cision. It is possible that he might
stay here, in view of the Democratic
National Convention opening July
15 and the current reports that he
might be President Roosevelt's
choice for the presidential nomina
tion if Mr. Roosevelt does not seek
a third term.
Opening date of the Havana con
ference. originally set for July 17,
was changed to July 20 by the board
Uruguay's Delegates
To Conference Named
MONTEVIDEO, June 29 pP).—The
Uruguayan government tonight ap
pointed Dr. Pedro Manini Rios, for
mer Minister of Finance, and Dr.
Jose Mora Otero to head its dele
gation to the Western Hemisphere
conferences at Havana next month.
The delegates will leave for
Buenos Aires July 4 and sail aboard
the liner Uruguay the following day.
Hoover Going Fishing
NEW YORK. June 29 dTY—Former
President Herbert Hoover dismissed
politics for fishing today and left
by plane for his Palo Alto <Calif.)
home and the trout streams.
Discussing the election prospects
of Republican presidential nominee
Wendell Willkie, Hoover said—with
a snap of his fingers—“he will be
elected just like that.”
Former Miner
Tries to Work
Shaft in City
By the Associated Press.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 29.—A
policeman testified in City Court
that he found William Moriarity in
toxicated and trying to crawl into a
“I’ll tell you. Judge, it was like
this,” interposed the defendant. “I
was a miner out West ancf’ every
time I see a hole in the ground I
wrant to climb down and go to work.
Before that I was a tinner and
worked on roofs, so every time I
see a ladder I w’ant to climb up.”
“You have your ups and downs."
commented Judge W. H. Schannen.
j “I do,” agreed Moriarity. "And
every time I see a courtroom I want
to study law."
The judge sent him hastily back
to jail.
He's Probably Right
ALBANY, N. Y„ June 29 i>P».—An
Albany court official, after explain
ing the history of the American
flag to a group of aliens seeking
citizenship papers, asked one of
“Tell me, tvhat flies over the City
The alien blinked a minute and
j replied: “Peejins.”
The New York World's Foir Information Booth
Features all this week (July 1 through 5)
A Special Exhibit
direct from
the English Pavillion
of the New York World's Fair
Every one will wonf to see the educational as well os fascinating exhibit
comprised of many articles, including a copy of the facsimile of the
Magna Carta, its translation, and a speciol exhibit of the finer English
woolens. While visiting this exhibit let our official New York World's
Foir Information Guide plan on itinerary for you.
World’s Fair Booth, Third Floor
Miss Jean Abbey
Woman's Home Companion Radio Shopper
Will Broadcast Over Station
Miss Abbey will bring you interesting news about your vacation wardrobe
and Summer costumes.
Miss Sheila Barret
will be interviewed by Miss Abbey. Be sure to listen to their interesting
interview. Miss Borret appears through the courtesy of Loew's Capitol
Theatre, where she is now appearing in person.
Tomorrow—Second Big Day of Our Money-Saving
A sweeping clearance of Authentic Lanstyle quality bedroom, living room end dining room
suites, occasional pieces, lamps, rugs, etc., all drastically reduced for immediate dear
away . . . items subject to prior sale . , . and many cannot be replaced when sold. No
phone or C. 0. D. orders accepted. Open evenings by appointment. All items one-of
a-kind unless otherwise specified.
$79.50 2-Pc. Friezette
Living Room Suite
A sensational value—Conventional design 2-pe. living
room suite with guaranteed base, perfectly covered in
heavy cotton friezette. Reversible spring cushions—
Just 4 suites to sell—so get here early. No phone or mail.
$1.49 Walnut Finish
End Table
(21 to sell)
$20.00 Coil Spring
Glider, Water
Repellant Cover
$24.75 Blue Rayon
Pillow Bach Boudoir
$22.75 Mahogany
Flame Top Post Bed,
Twin Size (2 only)
$45.00 Fendal Oak
Full Size Bed
$22.75 Green Moire
Boudoir Chair
$24.50 2-Pc. Red and
White Steel Porch
Set, Water Repellent
$59.75 18th Cent.
Mhgy. Console Table
Mirrored Back
$16.75 Modern Ivory
and Chrome
$14.75 Mahogany
Cabinet Nite Stand
(30 only)
$15.75 Burl Walnut
Nite Stand
Two Drawers
$7.95 Tuckaway
Canvas Folding Cots
(7 only)
$22.75 Solid Walnut
Tapestry Occasional
Chairs (4 only)
$29.75 Walnut
Hostess Cart, Sample
$12.75 Swedish
Modern Wheat
End Table
$16.75 Swedish
Modern Wheat
Lamp Table
$33.50 Ivory Floor
Lamp, Onyx Base,
Silk Shade
$9.50 Rattan Coffee
Table (3 only)
$29.50 French
Commode, Acacia
Wood (2 only)
$19.00 Carved Oak
Hall Chair
Was Now
2- pc. 18th Century mahogany tapestry Living Room_129.00 96.00
3- pc. Solid oak tapestry covered Living Room Suite_140 00 98.40
2-pc. Kroehler made Living Room, boucle upholstery_14000 99.50
2-pc. Figured tapestry Kroehler Living Room Suite _130 00 95.12
2-pc. Kroehler made Mohair covered Living Room_160 00 118.70
2-pc. French custom made suite, embossed brocatelle_245.00 1 79.50
2- pc. Fuedal oak carved frame suite, Burgundy mohair_275 00 1 99.60
Was Now
4- pc. Modern walnut Bedroom, large round mirrors_19800 137.50
3- pc. Solid maple Bedroom Suite, bed, chest, dresser_ 58 00 38.49
3- pc. Modern walnut Bedroom, choice dresser or vanity_11900 72.00
4- pc. Bleached mahogany 18th Century Bedroom_190 00 139.00
4-pc. Burl walnut waterfall front Bedroom, round mirrors_22500 166.00
4-pc. Solid mahogany Bedroom, 18th Century design_23900 1 86.00
4-pc. Hand finished mahogany Bedroom, 18th century
design---295 00 1 99.00
Was Now
10-pc. Federal crotch mahogany Dining Room Suite_245.00 1 86.50
7-pc. Mahogany Dinette Set, oval table, breakfront china_160 00 116.72
6- pc. Mahogany finish Dinette Set, buffet, table, 4 chairs_ 98.00 64.80
10-pc. 18th century walnut Dining Room Suite_169 00 1 24.00
7- pc. 18th century mahogany Dinette Suite_14900 1 06.00
10-pc. Duncan Phyfe Dining Room, mahogany finish_15000 106.00
10-pc. Modern Walnut Dining Room Suite, 2 to sell_130 00 97.00
10-pc. Swedish modern Dining Room, bleached mahogany._160 00 118.00
10-pc. Carved oak Dining Room, credenza buffet_195 00 1 48.86
10-pc. Sheraton mahogany Dining Room, 72 in. buffet_39500 296.00
Miscellaneous Items Reduced
Wos Now
Solid maple Chest on Chest_24 75 13.92
Mahogany finish Poster Beds, all sizes. - 7.00 4>9
Simmons helical tied Coil Springs (60 only)_1095 5.79
Solid rock maple Spool Bed, twin size_27 00 1 4.97
Solid rock maple full size Bed_27 50 1 4.44
Burl walnut modern Dresser, massive'size_69 50 28.56
Solid rock maple Chest of Drawers__42.50 21.13
All unfinished furniture now_One Half Price
Burl walnut Vanity, 18th century -59.50 27.40
Modern walnut Vanity, round mirrors__44 50 19.86
Simmons fine Innerspring Mattress, full size_29.75 18.48
Genuine mahogany cabinet Nite Stand_15 00 7.82
Solid maple Cricket Chair_„ 6.95 4.77
Chrome and black metal Smokers (18 only)_1 50 98c
Solid Mahogany Virginia Sofa_9500 73.00
Solid Mahogany Chinese Chippendale Sofa_109.00 69.00
Solid Maple Wing Chair_17.75 9 49
Burl Walnut Cocktail Table_ 7.50 3.98
Mahogany 18th Century Glass Tray Coffee Table.- 7.00 3.98
Walnut Lamp Table_13 50 5.00
Mahogany Colonial Platform Rocker_24 75 16.10
Walnut Duncan Phyfe Drum Table_1000 5.86
Crotch Mahogany Duncan Phyfe Drum Table_2475 15.99
Solid Mahogany Tuxedo Sofa Down Cushion . . .
Damask Cover-139 00 89.42
18th Century Solid Mahogany Commode_15 00 7.27
18th Century Solid Mahogany 3-Tier Table_2575 15.00
Summer Rugs, 27x54; One of a Kind_ 3 95 1.48
18 Century Mahogany Glass Door Bookcase_18 50 9.95
Imported English Victoria Porcelain Table Lamp
(3 only)_ 14 50 3.61
Walnut Celerette, Complete Equipped_40.00 1 8.29
5-Pc. Solid Maple Dinette Set_.__24.75 17.76
Mahogany Set of Dining Room Chairs ... 1 Arm, 5
Side_48.00 28.22
Mahogany Windsor Chair (16 only)_3.75 1.88
Mahogany Fiddle Back Chairs (14) only)_ 3 50 1,48
No Money Down on Approved Credit
Open a “J. L.” Budget Charge Account
(-furniture Ja Company
t L
$14.95 Striped
Rayon Boudoir
10.00 Chintz
Boudoir Chair and
$12.95 Swedish
Modern Spring Seat
Occasional Chair
$7.50 Walnut Finish
Occasional Rocker
$2.19 Walnut
Magazine Rack
$44.50 Rayon
Brocatelle Barrel
$7.95 Round Plate
Glass Mirror.
Size 24x24
$39.75 Mahogany
Kneehole Bar Desk
$39.50 Lounge Chair
and Pillow Top
$22.50 Tapestry
Covered Lounge
$34.50 Swedish
Modern Bleached
Mahogany Bookcase
$50 Bed Davenport,
Friezette Cover,
$40.00 Simmons Arm
and Back Studio
$30.00 Simmons
Twin Studio Couch;
7 to Sell
$24.50 Walnut Drop
lid Desk; 3 Drawers
(4 Only) $16.31
m $25.75 Walnut
Governor Winthrop
a Only) $16.67
$39.75 Mahogany
Governor Winthrop
$70.00 Walnut
Governor Winthrop
4-Drawer Secretary

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