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Partial Answer In Barracks Arlington Cantonment Building Advanced as Worker Dormitory The National Capital Park and Planning Commisson believes t has found in the abandoned soldiers’ barracks at Arlington Cantonment a partial substitute for President Roosevelt’s plan to house war work ers in temporary dormitories on the Mall. The Arlington barracks can ac commodate 1,000 persons as com fortably as the kind of dormitories Mr. Roosevelt suggested for the Mall, it was agreed, and have been vacant since the men were trans ferred to Fort Myer. It developed before the Federal planners adjourned their monthly sessions late yesterday that they had on tap some 40 available sites in the Washington area, many of which are more suitable than the Mall for temporary housing. The Arlington site and some others, per haps, will be submitted for the ap proval of John Blandford, director of the National Housing Agency, and W. E. Reynolds, commissioner of the Public Building Administra tion. Soldiers Home Suggested. Sections of the Soldiers' Home grounds, the National Training School for Boys, the newly acquired tract in Suitland, Md. and some of the grounds of Galludet College were among those suggested as suit able for housing. Before it adjourned the commis *ion approved a compromise pro posal by which it favored giving the Washington Navy Yard a per mit to use 35 acres of Anacostia Park for the duration of the war only. That approval, however, does not definitely settle the matter. Secretary of the Interior Ickes and the National Park Service have the final say and it was not known whether they would agree to this use of the park area for the erec tion of a training school for 1.400 men as the Navy Yard proposes. The area in question is now occu pied by an Army recreation camp for colored soldiers. The Navy Yard had sought a per manent transfer of 70 acres, all the area below the Eleventh Street Bridge to the point reserved for bridging the Anacostia River to South Capitol street. The Planning Commission, however, refused to sanction the demand for fear it would lead eventually to removal of the District and United States Bo tanic Garden nurseries in the ex treme southern portion of the area. May Get Recreation Facilities. One inducement that led to approval of the transfer of the camp site is the chance that after the war the Navy Yard would relinquish to the National Capital Parks the rec reation facilities it plans to erect in the area. Members of the commission visited *ome of -the 40 sites singled out by J. C. Nichols, another member, to make a study of those deemed suit able for housing and new Federal office buildings. Chairman Frederic A. Delano accompanied them. The Arlington site was advanced after the commission had found three primary objections to using the Mall for temporary dormitories. These objections were: 1. Inadequacy of space provided by the center panel of the Mali, which nets no more than 10 acres of land. 2. Danger to occupants of inflam able buildings in the event of air raids on the Capital. 3. The Mall was said to be one of ftie hottest spots in Washington during the summer. Pictured as "Ideal Target. The planners are vigorously op posed to cluttering the Mall with more buildings, regardless of the need, because they contend a con centration there would provide an Ideal target for bombs. New office structures already have been reared in sections of the Mall and these, too. have no protection from air raids. At Arlington, it was said. 1,000 workers could be housed in barracks within a few hundred yards of both the new War Department Building and the Navy Building already erected there. It would be conven ient and would entail little expense to accommodate workers in these barracks. The barracks have two floors with running water for wash rooms. President Roosevelt sug gested a somewhat similar arrange ment for the proposed dormitories on the Mall. The commission approved an ex tension of the Fort Reno Reservoir to supply the needs of the growing population in that area. Plans were submitted by the United States Engineers' Office and the water would be furnished only to civilians. Out-of-State Couples Married in Virginia B> the Associated Press. RICHMOND. Va.. March 21—The State Bureau of Vital Statistics re ported yesterday that of 9,760 out of-State couples married in Virginia last year, 4,971 of them gave Penn sylvania addresses. Making a report on the first out of-State marriage survey ever made in Virginia, the bureau said that every State in the Nation was rep resented in the non-resident total, and 19 foreign countries. Next to Pennsylvania, North Carolina ranked second with 846 couples, West Virginia came third. The District of Columbia furnished 608 couples and Maryland, 435. Winchester was a favorite place for weddings with 3.018 recorded for the year, but only 98 of the brides came from that city. Evelyn P. Jones Will Probated at Rockville Special Dispatch to The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md., March 21.— Under the will of Miss Evelyn P. Jones of Brookeville, Md.. admitted to probate here, her sister, Mrs. Annie Anderson, and her brother, Harry Jones, each is to receive $1,000 and her nieces, Mildred Jones Schutrumpf and Evelyn Driver, each $500. The residue is left to another brother, William P. Jones, for life and at his death is to go to Mrs. Driver. The value of the estate was not Shewn. i This is the 16th in a series of sketches to appear in The Star each Saturday.) ST. MATTHEW'S CATHEDRAL—The magnificent green-blue copper dome of St. Matthew's, dominating much of Northwest Washington, seems to have been created to crown a cathedral. Actually, the church became so elevated less than two years ago, at the authorization of Pope Pius XII. Designed by Grant La Farge in the style of early church architecture in Northern Italy, its construction began in 1893. The congregation moved to this location on Rhode Island near Connecticut avenue N.W. from a church at Fifteenth and H streets, whose cornerstone was laid on a rainy day in 1838. When the first church was dedicated a newspaper reporter wrote that "an eloquent and appropriate sermon was preached by the Rev. Dr. Moriarty of Philadelphia, which we regret we had not the opportunity of hearing, owing to the extreme pres sure of the immense multitude.” The old downtown church was removed in 1910 for erection of the Southern Building. The cathedral's archbishop is the Most Rev. Michael J. Curley; its pastor is Msgr. Edward L. Buckey, who has tended its congregation since his ordination in 1901. The church name honors not only the apostle but also Father William Matthews of St. Patrick's, first native Maryland priest to be ordained and prominent in 19th-century Washington. Helen Gatch Durston has portrayed here the external sim plicity of St. Matthew's. Inside, light entering through trans lucent windows reveals structural piers and arcades supporting an impressive vaulted ceiling. Walls are decorated with bright mosaic and are faced with Italian marbles of varying textures. A white altar set with intarsia gleams behind a delicate ala baster rail. Virginia Co-operation In War Drive Pledged By Governor Darden State Head Speaks at Odd Fellows' Banquet At Alexandria By £ Staff Correspondent of The Star. ALEXANDRIA. Va.. March 21.— Gov. Darden last night pledged the full co-operation of the Common wealth of Virginia and its people to President Roosevelt in prosecuting the war effort. The Governor spoke before the 103d anniversary banquet of Po tomac Lodge. No. 38. I. O. O. F., at Odd Fellows' Temple. Regardless of political affiliation, race or creed, every Virginian must co-operate, the Governor said. "I want the people to realize that the State is their servant, instead of their being servants of the State,” he said. "My office is open to any citizen of Virginia, and all sugges tions relating to State activities will be welcomed.” The Governor was introduced by VV. Clifton Cunningham of Alexan dria, grand master of the Grand Jurisdiction of Virginia. Repre sentative Cartwright, Democrat, of Oklahoma, past grand master of his State, was master of ceremonies. Representatives Smith, Democrat, of Virginia, and Pittinger, Republican, of Minnesota, and Park B. Deans, Richmond, member of the State Labor Commission, were guests. The Rev. A. H. Shumate delivered the invocation. The committee in charge of the banquet was headed by Lcrcy S. Bendheim. The banquet was served by Lib erty Rcbekah Ledge. No. 16. Charge Against Delegate Unheard; He's in Army By the Associated Press. RICHMOND. Va.. March 21.— City police records show a warrant charging breach of the peace was sworn out against Delegate Elliott Campbell of Caroline County by Police Officer R. W. Townsend the night of January 21-22. Chief of Police E. H. Organ said he was awaiting a conference with Com monwealth's Attorney T. Gray Had don on disposition of the case. Mr. Campbell has enlisted in the Army. The warrant, in which Officer Townsend charged Mr. Campbell while intoxicated “cursed and abused” the police officer, had noted on the back: "Paroled until adjournment of the 1942 session of Virginia Legislature.” Oratorical Contest Won by McLean Boys Special Dispatch to The Star. FAIRFAX. Va.. March 21 — Stephen Fentress and Eddie Hobbs, both of McLean, took first * nd sec ond place, respectively, in the ora torical contest sponsored here last night by Dyer-Gunnell Post of the American Legion of Vienna. Both boys are pupils at Fairfax High School. The first-place winner will represent the post at the district contest to be held at Manassas. Maurice L. Cooke of Oakton pre sided, and judges were \V. Lindsay Carne of Fairfax, Mrs. Thomas Hammill of Fairfax Station and Dr. B. Schultze of Oakton. Maryland U. to Open Institute Of Foreign Affairs and Trade By the Associated Press. Either in June or in the fall, the University of Maryland will be gin an institute of foreign affairs and trade “to train the specialized men that will be needed not only during the war but in the changed world that will follow the war.’’ Plans for the institute—patterned after the Geopolitical Institute of the University of Berlin where leaders for occupied countries have been given broad basic training— were approved yesterday by the uni versity’s board of trustees. The Maryland institute, how ever. will be to train men for peace time jobs in trade and governmental duties in foreign lands. Dr. H. C. Byrd, university president, described it as the first of its kind in the United States. Post-war America “will be the greatest maritime power in the world.” Dr. Byrd said. “We will have 10 times the former volume of foreign trade, and the United States will have to garrison place after place. It it with this future in mind that we are now working.” The institute, he added, will pre sent a practical, interrelated study of languages, government, military history, economics, and social cus toms of foreign nations. Japanese, Chinese and Russian will be in cluded in the curriculum of lan guages. “We want to give a sound, thor ough knowledge of foreign coun tries to all those who wish to go to those countries for any particu lar reason, either on private enter prise or in government work. The aim of the institute will be to give Americans an understanding of oth er nations.” U. S. Workers Living In Virginia Urged To 'Eliminate' Smith Employes' Meeting Told Patriotic Duty Is to Vote Against Representative Addressing a mass meeting under auspices of the C. I. O. United Fed eral Workers, Sidney Katz, secre tary of the Maryland and District of Columbia Industrial Union Coun cil, last night called on Government workers living in nearby Virginia to ‘ eliminate'’ Representative Smith, Democrat, in the forthcoming elec tion. Mr. Smith is co-author of the Smith-Vinson bill to suspend the overtime provisions of the 40-hour week and bar the closed shop in war industries. ‘‘We know that there are limita tions on Government workers in the Hatch Act," Mr. Katz said, “but Government workers have the right to vote, and they should feel it is a patriotic duty to exercise it against Congressman Smith. His re actionary political machine has re tained him Jn office long enough. Its symbol is the poll tax and the denial of democracy. We must pledge to eliminate him.” The meeting was held in South Interior auditorium for a discussion of Federal employe problems in re lation to the war effort. Eleanor Nelson, national secre tary-treasurer of the U. F. W., said steps were being taken to set up management-labor committees in war industries to speed production and that such an arrangement was even more necessary in Federal service. f 'Defense Stamp Dance' At M. U. Nets $373 ' A total of $373.40 in Defense stamps was purchased by 934 Uni versity of Maryland students at a “Defense stamp dance” at the uni versity gym-armory last night under the auspices of the Student Govern ment Association. Postmaster Egbert Tingley of Hyattsville, a university graduate, said his office furnished the stamps, which were the admission ticket, and supervised their sale. Maritime Commission To Shift 200 Workers From Washington Construction and Technical Division Employes Affected Approximately 200 Maritime Can mission employes will be moved out of Washington, beginning April 1, to four newly-established regional offices. The employes affected will be from the construction division, the technical division's hull approval section and the audit control sec tion of the finance division. The offices are to be located at Baltimore, Chicago, San Francisco and New Orleans, which were de scribed as the central points for the four great shipbuilding areas in the commission’s program. The decentralization plan was de scribed as necessary in order to speed up the work, and to save con siderable time now involved in cor respondence between Washington and the shipping plants. The re gional offices will have full author ity to make decisions in various construction matters without refer ring them to Washington. Although the movement is to be gin by April 1, Rear Admiral How ard L. Vickery, vice chairman of the commission, said that all em ployes selected would be expected to go. and none would be given clearance for transfer to other agencies here. Employes to be moved, it was said, would be key personnel. Other personnel to bring the staff in each office to about 400 employes will be recruited from the areas in which the new offices are to be located. Benjamin T. Gault Dies;! Famed Ornithologist By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, March 21.—Benjamin T. Gault, 83, internationally known ornithologist and naturalist, died yesterday at his home in suburban Glen Ellyn. He was regarded as one of the Nation's foremost authorities on bird lore. Virginia Farm Group Urges End to Overtime Pay, 40-Hour Week Federation Also Asks Draft Exemption For Rural Laborers By the Associated Press. RICHMOND. March 21—Mem bers of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation were on record today as favoring suspension of the 40-hour work week, elimination of time-and a-half and double overtime pay and a ceiling on the wages of all labor. Resolutions embodying those pro posals were adopted by the federa tion at the closing session of its an nual meeting here yesterday. In other resolutions the federation pro posed the exemption of necessary farm labor from armed service or the provision of a subsidy for farm labor to bring the pay "on a fair basis" with that of defense in dustries. In other resolutions the federa tion called for passage of legislation to prevent strikes for the duration of the war and opposed attempts by labor groups to organize agricultural workers. The federation re-elected G. F. Holsinger of McGaheysville presi dent for a fourteenth term. Other officers renamed are C. L. Weast of Grottoes, vice president; M. B. Heizer, Harrisonburg, secretary, and C. V. Smith, Harrisonburg, treasurer. Eight new directors were elected. They are C. A. Bowman and C. W. Sollenberger, Shenandoah; M. J. Pease and L. H. Ramey, Frederick; H. E. Grizzard, Southampton; Wil liam H. Payne, Augusta, and John H. Burner, Rockingham. Gov. Darden Approves Ten More New Bills By the Associated Press. RICHMOND, Va.. March 21.—The Hillard-Crowder Senate bill estab lishing the bonds of housing authori ties in Virginia as legal investments was among 10 measures signed by Gov. Darden yesterday. Unless otherwise specified, these enactments of the Legislature will not become effective until 90 days after sine die adjournment March 14. The group of bills signed yesterday brought to 284 the number thus far approved by the Governor. A total of 504 was passed. The others signed included House bill 379 permitting a fee to be charged for building permits issued in Fairfax County. Cumberland Man on Shark CUMBERLAND. Md., March 21.— Mr. and Mrs. John R. Estes have been notified by the Navy that their son. Roland Estes, was a member of the crew of the 1,315-ton sub marine Shark which the Navy announced Wednesday must be con sidered lost. Howard E. McBride Dies BUFFALO, N. Y., March 21 OP).— Howard E. McBride, traveling agent for the Minneapolis St St. Paul Rail road and widely known in transpor tation circles, died yesterday of heart disease. Mr. McBride served 15 years with the Great Lakes J Transit Corp. Churches Asked To Make Plans For Blackouts Notice From Bolles Cites Desire for Normal Services Col. Lemuel Bolles, civilian de fense direotor here, yesterday called on the churches of Washington to prepare permanent blackout facili ties so that, in the event of test blackouts or actual air raids, re ligious services may proceed in a normal manner. In identical letters sent to repre sentatives of the Protestant, Catho lic and Jewish faiths, Col. Bolles said Civilian Defense Co-ordinator John Russell Young desires to avoid interference with religious services in all periods of training and prep aration for air raids and blackouts insofar as it is possible. He asked the church leaders to advise him of any special religious observances being planned in the immediate future “in order that in sofar as in lies within his (the co ordinator) control, these religious observances may proceed without interruption.” “It should be understood, how ever," Col. Bolles added, “that tests or actual raids may occur at any time and that under these circum stances assembled congregations should be prepared to exercise wise provisions for their own safety." The defense director urged that pastors direct preparation of per manent blackout facilities for their churches. The letters were sent to the Rev. William Sweeney of St. Gabriel's Church, who has been designated by Archbishop Michael J. Curley to represent the Catholic clergy on all civilian defense matters; Dr. Worth Tippy, acting executive secretary of the Washington Federation of Churches. and Rabbi Norman Gerstenfeld, designated to repre sent the Jewish clergy. Blackout Rules to Affect All of Prince Georges All of Prince Georges County will put out lights in future blackouts. J. Robert Sherwood, county civilian defense council chairman, said yes terday. In past blackouts, only that part of the county in the metropolitan area has been included, Mr. Sher wood declared. However, for prac tice purposes, the rest of the county, including Laurel. Bowie and Upper Marlboro, tvill now follow suit. A blackout ordinance similar to the one now in effect in Hyattsville and other communities has been adopted by the Upper Marlboro town commissioners. It provides a maximum penalty of $25 fine and 30 days in jail for violation. Use of automobile sirens, to sup plement regulation sirens in sparse ly-settled areas, is being considered by Marlboro wardens. Mr. Sherwood said a list of persons whose cars will be equipped with the sirens is to be submitted to him for author ization. Melvin R. Burdette, chief train ing officer of the county civilian de fense organization, will speak Tues dav at the Baden School on chemi cal warfare. Air raid wardens from Aquasco. Brandywine and Notting ham will attend. More Aliens Rounded Up In Puerto Rico by F. B. I. By the Associated Press SAN JUAN. Puerto Rico. March 21—The F. B. I. announced last night the arrest of three Germans and five Italians and the seizure of some of their possessions following surprise raids on 42 homes here. Two other Germans and an Ital ian were ordered to report to the enemy alien board. One German and four Italians were released after questioning. The agents seized 47 code and cypher books from various aliens. The agents also seized nine fire arm pieces. 191 rounds of ammu nition. 17 short wave radio receiving sets, two signal devices, and nine cameras. Dismissed Policemen Lose Appeal in Court Former Police Detective SCrgts. Hubert E. Brodie and Leo Murray yesterday lost their fight in District Court to have set aside the findings of a trial board dismissing them from the force in 1940. Justice Matthew F. McGuire dis missed their petition pointing out that the District Commissioners had affirmed the trial board's findings and that the law provides that the Commissioners' decision shall be “final and conclusive.” Brodie and Murray, veteran offi cers. were accused of accepting a bribe from an alleged bookmaker and numbers operator. Guests to Preach The Rev. J. Wesley Loftis of Silver Spring, Md„ will preach gt 11 am. and J. H. Fox, ministerial student at George Washington University, will speak at 7:45 pm. in the absence of the Rev. U. S. Knox, at the Falls Church Columbia Baptist Church. Loveless Cars, Farm Machines Bring $10,000 Special Dispatch to The Star. LEESBURG. Va., March 21.—The green coupe In which the youthful murderers of Ward Loveless made their escape last November was sold yesterday by his widow and admin istratrix, Mrs. Irene Loveless, to gether with other automobiles, trucks and farm machinery which, brought approximately $10,000. Irving Payne, Palls Church. Va., bought the coupe which was found in Cumberland, Ky., three days aft er the body of Mr. Loveless was dis covered in his home near Water ford, Va. The arrest of Herbert Porter, Brentwood, Md., and Paul Bernard Hoback, Bluefleld, W. Va., followed shortly. They are serving life prison terms. About 5,000 people attended the sale, held on one of Mr. Loveless' seven Loudoun County farms. Draft Boards Begin Plans for Registering 83.500 Men April 27 Assignment of Order Numbers to February Lists Gets Under Way As plans went forward for regis tration of approximately 83.500 more men here on April 27, the District's 25 local Selective Service boards to day started assigning order numbers to the men who registered February 16. Master order lists, determined through the national lottery earlier this week, went out to local boards late yesterday. Many of the boards expected to work through the week | end to complete the job of order numbering all their cards by Tues day. Figuring that the registration of men between 45 and 64 years, inclu sive, would total about one-and-a | half times as many men as registered I February 16. local selective service headquarters increased their esti mate of prospective rgeistrants to 83.500 About 57.000 men registered here in February. Headquarters Moved. Because local headquarters, where | transients registered in the previous i legistrations. will move out of the old National Guard Armory several weeks before the new registration, special plans will have to be made for transient registration. Officials thought it likely that a school would be set aside lor tran sient registration rather than have transients register in one of the board area registration points. A registration center on Capitol Hill is also expected to be set up. since the coming registration will affect large numbers of Representa tives and Senators. Maryland men between 45 and 64 will be given three days—April 25. 26 and 27—to register for non-military war duties. O’Conor Outlines Plans. Gov. O'Conor, announcing the plan yesterday after a conference with Col. Henry C. Stanwood, Mary land director of selective service, said: "We are going ahead with plans for registration of all men 45 to 64 according to the President's procla mation. Anticipating a large l.um ber of registrants, we will extend the registration over three days, with the approval of Federal authorities.” Gov. O'Conor said Maryland ex pected approximately 200.000 regis trants, compared with the 138.000 who signed up last month. "The National Selective Service Board has commended very highly the three-day system used in the last registration which went off without a flaw.” the Governor said. "We shall use the same system with very little change next month.” Details of the registration would be announced later, he said. Russian Held in Ankara Bomb Blast, Nazis Say By the Associated Presa. BERLIN (From German Broad casts), March 21.—The German ra dio said last night in an Ankara dispatch that Turkish officials in Istanbul had arrested a former Soviet press attache and Tass cor respondent named Morosov in con nection with the recent bomb explo sion which knocked down Franz von Papen, German ambassador to Turkey. Morosov was said to ahve been stationed formerly at Sofia, Bul garia, and the Germans reported other “prominent persons" were in volved. The Turkish government intends to publish "a Red Book about the attempt on the life of the German ambassador," the broadcast said. Thyssen Steelworks Hard Hit by R. A. F. By the Associated Press. LONDON, March 21.—The Thyssen steelworks were bombed by a small number of planes during the R. A. F. raid on the Ruhr Valley's industrial centers on March 9, the Air Ministry news service disclosed yesterday. Large fires were started in the plant, one of the most important in the Ruhr Valley. Natalie Sutherland, 21, Greeted By Father and MacArthur To the daughter he hasn’t seen since a year before war was declared, Maj. Gen. Richard K. Sutherland, Gen. MacArthur’s chief of staff, sent a birthday cable this week. Sharing the cabled greeting with him was Gen. MacArthur himself. The cable came to Miss Natalie Sutherland and her mother at the Kennedy-Warren Apartments in time for Miss Sutherland’s 21st birthday anniversary Thursday. It was filed Thursday, just two days after mother and daughter had read In the newspapers that Gen. Sutherland was safe In Australia with his commander. The cable, sent by Lt. Gen. George H. Brett, read: •‘Happy 21st birthday for Natalie and love for both of you. Dick and MacArthur.” It was the first word Mrs. Suther land and her daughter had heard directly from Gen. Sutherland since Christmas. Miss Sutherland, who has been at- j tending the Corcoran School of Art for three years, lived at Holton Arms School until her mother was com pelled to leave the Philippines in May and returned here to be with her daughter. Gen. Sutherland was stationed here for five years, most of the time on the general staff, and left in 1938. Spring Officially Here; Rain Forecast Today Spring arrived at 2.11 a.m. today and you may enjoy it until 9.17 pm., June 21. The mercury stood at 47.4 degrees here at the season’s advent. During the day it will rise to the 60s, to the accompaniment of rain, according to the Weather Bureau. Virginia Plans Superhighway To Occoquan Road to Be Part of New Nearby Federal Network Acting under the terms of the superhighway bill passed by the recent General Assembly, the Vir ginia State Highway Commission yesterday authorized construction of a 17-mile double lane highway from a point just south of the Arlington Memorial Bridge to Occo quan Creek, the Associated Press reported from Richmond. The highway, intended to facili tate movement of heavy traffic in Northern Virginia, will connect with the network of roads which will sur round the new War Department Building in Arlington and will by pass Alexandria. Seventy-five per cent of the cost of the new road is expected to be borne by the Public Roads Admin istration of the Federal Works Agency, which will collaborate in its construction. Memorial to Shirley. The new road will be known as “'The Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway” in honor of the late State highway commissioner, who died last year. Work on the highway will require from 18 months to two years. Sur veys on the project have been under way for the last six months. The route has practically been decided upon. The first limited-access or super highway to be built in Virginia, the highway will consist of two 24-foot wide concrete traffic lanes separated by a grass dividing strip 20 or 30 feet wide. All Intersecting roads and railroads will be crossed with structures separating grades. Northbound traffic on the high way will use the present U. S. Route No. 1 bridge over Occoquan i Creek. Another bridge now being built by the Highway Department and scheduled for completion with in two months will serve southbound traffic. Will Relieve Congestion. The new highway will relieve the increasing congestion on Northern Virginia roads brought about by construction of the War Depart ment building and the expansion of Fort Belvoir. Yesterday's action was taken at the Highway Commission's first meeting since the bill permitting construction of limited-access high ways was passed by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Darden. Jury Indicts Housewife In Atlanta Trunk Killing By the Associated Press. ATLANTA. March 21—Mrs. Minnie Eee Griffin was Indicted yes terday in the trunk murder of at tractive Mildred Seymour Williams, 22-year-old shoe store salesgirl. The Fulton County (Atlantal grand jury acted less than 48 hours after the body of Mrs. Williams was found crammed into an old automo bile trunk in the basement of the Griffin home where it had reposed for almost four months. Earlier, a coroner's verdict held that Mrs. Williams came to her death through wounds inflicted by Mrs. Griffin. The grand jury also had before it a signed confession produced by Detective Supt. J. A. McKibben in which the 46-year-old housewife admitted the slaying. Police said Mrs. Griffin, who ad mitted striking Mrs. Williams dur ing an agreement, was suffering from the thought that the salesgirl was breaking up the home of her married daughter. No evidence to that effect has been found, investi gating officers said. Four Army Flyers Killed In Indiana Bomber Crash B-' the Associated Press. GREENFIELD. Ind.. March 21 — Four Army flyers were killed near here last night in the crash and explosion of a two-motor bomber apparently crippled by engine trouble. The victims, the only occupants of the airplane, were Lt. Paul F. Hawkins. Ponca City, Okla., pilot; Lt. James P. Van Story, Lincoln ton. N. C.. co-pilot: Lt.'Lawrence J. Rux, Henderson, N. C. navigator, and Sergt. Robert W. Morgan, Un iontown. Pa., mechanic. The bomber left Patterson Field, near Dayton, Ohio, on a routine operations flight at 4:39 p.m. and was due back at 6:30. It was re ported to have circled over Ander son and Greenfield, apparently in distress, before the crash. One wing was sheared off as it nosed into the ground and some burning parts were scattered over a pasture. 44 Receive Degrees At V. P. I. Exercises By the Associated Press. BLACKSBURG, Va.. March 21 — “Because you chose last summer to sacrifice your leisure then to pre pare for your part in America'* war effort now, we are 90.000 man hours closer to victory.” Earl B. Norris, * dean of engineering at V. P. I„ yes terday told the 44 members of the : graduating class at Virginia Tech, the first ever to receive degrees otherJ than in June during this college's 70 years. Only one other college in the country, Dean Norris said, adopted the plan of an accelebrated program last summer when America was still at peace. Since war has come more than 500 colleges are accelerating their programs by instruction courses this summer. - World War I Bell Serves as Symbol An old ship's bell which dated back to World War I and had been, damaged in this war was an appro priate symbol again this year as members of the Y. C. V. held their annual reunion in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The organization’s secre tary had been killed in an air raid, all records had been lost and an advertisement was used to announce the meeting, but a large crowd at tended.