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Chipouras Bats Central Nine to Title
Five Runs Sent Over By Viking Ace in 8-3 Defeat of Wilson Weiscnberg's Pitching Curbs Tigers; Winners Bang 14 Safeties By GEORGE HUBER. Central, the city's oldest high school, is building up the kind of baseball championship tradition it has in all other sports. It has won football, basket ball and track titles frequently, but during the last 20 years it has taken only three dia mond crowns — not counting its share of a three-way tie in 1932— and all three of these champion ships have come in the last four years. It won in 1939. repeated in 1940, gave way to Western last year and then staged a comeback to clinch this year's title by smashing out an 8-3 triumph over Woodrow Wilson yesterday at Griffith Stadium. It was the ‘‘rubber’’ of a three-game playoff series after Wilson's 19-7 victory on Friday balanced Central s 4-3 win in last Wednesday’s opener. Chipouras Is Viking Star. Much of the credit for the Vik tngs’ championship goes to Pitcher Aaron Weisenberg. He tossed a three-hitter yesterday to go with the eight-hit winning job he served up last week. Jack Ogle, Wilsons young lefthander, handled all three games for the Tigers, being credited with one win and two setbacks. Yesterday's batting star for the champions was Pete Chipouras. This slugging outfielder had a per fect day, getting two singles, a dou ble, a triple and a walk in five trips and knocking in five runs. Other wise Central’s 14-hit attack was shared bv Bob Fielding, Harry Wolfe, Bob Hill. Ned Brogan and Billy Carrier with two hits each. Hill, Central's best pro baseball prospect, finally came to life with several hard-hit balls and got on base four times and scored every time. The Vikings began their scoring spree in the first inning with two runs being tallied on Chipouras single. His triple in the third in ning sent in another marker, and in the seventh he managed to score himself, along with Hill, who tripled ahead of him. when Ned Brogan hit a single to centerfleld. Second Title for Central. And just to wind up things in grand style, the Vikings finished in a blaze of three runs in the ninth. Ogle was lifted from the Wilson mound after pitching hits to the first two batters and Hill, first man to face Relief Carl Saine. was safe on an error while Fielding was scoring. Then Chipouras came up with his double that sent in both Wolfe and Hill. Wilson’s only markers came in the third and sixth frames. The two thlrd-ianing runs were the re sults of Weisenberg*s only lapse into wildness. He walked Bill Jawish, threw a triple to Dick Sehwab, and then wild pitched Schwab across. The sixtb-inning marker was made by Donny Hillock. IJe doubled off the right field fence, reached third on Hansford Sullivan’s single into left, and scampered home when Central's left fielder let the ball through for an error. The championship gave Central the major sports edge over other District high schools for the 1941 42 school year. It won the football title, while Wilson got the basket ball crown and Tech the track championship. Centra! AB H.O.A. Wilson. ABH.O.A. D'lkos.fb 4 0 0 2 Jawish.ss 3 O 0 2 Field'*.3b 5 2X4 Schwab.cf 4X11 Wolfe.lf_ 5 2 3 0 Vinson.2b 3 0 5 4 Hill.lb 5 2 12 O Hillock,lb 4 113 0 Chip r's.lf 4 4 2 0 S'livan.3b 3 113 Brogan,cf 6 2X0 Barbee.lf 4 0 3 0 H'ffm'n.ss 5 0 0 2 H'dison.c 4 0 4 2 Carrier.c 4 2 8 1 Fnham.lf 2 0 0 1 Weis'b g.p 4 0 0 2 "Lamb _ 10 0 0 Ogle.p __ 3 O 0 3 Saine,p_ 0 0 0 0 Totals 41 14 27 11 Totals 30 3 27 16 •Batted for Farnham in ninth. Central _ 201 000 203—8 Wilson_ 002 001 000—3 Runs—Fielding. Wolfe <2>. Hill (4). Chipouras Jawish, Schwab. Hillock. Er rors—Wolfe. Hoffman. Vinson. Farnham. Huns batted in—Chipouras <61. Brogan <21. Schwab Two-base hits—Chipouras. Hillock. Three-base hits—Chipouras. Hill, Schwab Stolen bases—Chipouras. Carrier <21. Left on bases—Central. 0: Wilson. 7. Bases on balls—Off Weisenberg. 6; Ogle. 3. Struck out—By Weisenberg, 8; Ogle. 3 Hits—Off Ogle. 13 in 8 innings (none out in ninth!: Same. 1 in 1 inning. Hit by pitcher—By Weisenberg (Hillock). Wild pitches—Weisenberg. Ogle Losing pitcher —Ogle. Umpires—Mattingly and Fry. Time, 2:25. Infielder Takes Slab And Hurls 1-Hitter Nippy Drayer, usually an infleld er. took the mound yesterday to pitch a one-hit game as his Times Herald team topped FBI, No. 2. 2-1, in a Sports Center Softball League game. In other tilts GPO Binders de feated Nite Press, 6-4, and Com posers edged the Folders, 8-5. Compromised on Coaching North Carolina State's Doc New ton once yearned to be a bull-fighter, his daughter revealed. EVIDENCE TO THE CONTRARY—Bob McCarthy, Michigan State sprint ace (left), making a final lunge, got the decision during a heat in the 100-yard dash at the central collegiate track meet in Milwaukee. But Arthur Roberts of Chicago’s Wilson Junior College (right), who was ruled by the Judges to have finished second, appears to be about to break that tape with his chest. What do YOU think? —A. P. Wlrephoto. Nation's Oldest Show to Draw Finest Horses to Upperville Many Classes on Program of Exhibition To Be Held at Grafton Farm This.Week By LARRY LAWRENCE. Long before winning of the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness meant ownership of a top 3-year-old, years before a victory in the Maryland Hunt Cup or the Virginia Gold Cup meant possession of a great timber horse, the winning of a blue ribbon at the Upper ville Colt and Horse Show, the oldest equine event in America, meant the ownership of an out-t standing horse. Next Friday and Saturday, as in June, 1853. when the show was inaugurated and at the same spot, the Grafton Farm, well-known breeders and owners from Virginia and other horse-raising sections of I the country will be striving for I honors with the best in their stables. Being in the ribbons at Upper ville, today means added dollars of value to the promising colt. Ally, brood mare, stallion, green hunter or draft horse receiving an award as it has during each of the 52 years of the show's holding. Show Aids Army's Remount. It is particularly fitting that this show with its splendid traditions be held this year without curtail ment in any way for it has played an important part in the breeding of horses for our armed forces. From the days when Jeb Stuart mounted his cavalry on thoroughbreds sired by Upperville winners to the present emergency when many of our best cavalry and artillery horses were bred from ribbon winners at the show, the annual exhibition has been a stimulant to the breeding of steeds for our Army’s remount. The Upperville Colt and Horse Show is unique in that its Govern ing Committee has kept it true to the basic principles laid down by its founder. Col. Richard Dulanv, 89 years ago. Then as today the purpose of this show is the improve ment of the breeding of horses for work and sport and the 45 classes of its present two-day program were designed for just that. In the breeding classes there are 12 events: half-bred yearlings and 2-year-olds, half-bred 3-year-olds, half-bred brood mares, half-bred foals, yearling colts, thorough bred brood mares, thoroughbred sucklings, thoroughbred yearling fillies, thoroughbred yearling colts, thoroughbred 2-year-olds and thoroughbred stallions. Twenty Classes for Hunters. There are nine classes for heavy draft animals, draft mares and foals, heavy draft yearlings, 2-year-olds and 3-year-olds, four horse teams and other events for half-breds. Twenty classes are given over to the hunter division, including a championship for 3-year-olds and the conformation hunter champion ship. Two road hack classes on the program are for thoroughbreds and half-breds. Midget equines also have their place in the program as four stellar events are arranged for both 12 hands and 14.2 ponies. The big features for which the Nation's top breeders and exhibitors strive are the very valuable 3-year old championship, the Challenge Bowl for half-bred 3-year-olds, the Founders’ Cup for horses bred and owrned in Fauquier and Loudoun counties and the trophy for the con formation hunter championship. OUTDOORS With BILL ACKERMAN Hardhead Not Numerous, but Are Large; Black Bass Netter Soaked $200 Catches of Chesapeake Bay hardhead in most areas have been below normal for this season of the year so far as numbers are concerned, but their size seldom fails to tickle the most discerning anglers. On the “Gooses” and other Eastern Shore grounds catches over the week end increased enough in number to promise real June fishing before another Sunday rolls around. Travel over the roads has increased considerably, but it is not noticeable in the number of boats on the fish-*: ing grounds, possibly because there are no 3-B cards for owners of pleasure craft. Black Bass Violator Fined $200. Down on the Virginia shore of the Potomac some people have fished as they pleased regardless of season or species, believing it their God-given right to catch, for sale, even the black bass which the State of Vir ginia as well as 37 other States have set aside as a game fish. Occa sionally they are caught and prose cuted by State authorities but small fines have failed to deter them for the illegal practice is highly re munerative. When Marvin Shep pard was haled before Alexandria Judge Robert M. Pollard last week by a representative of the United ■-1 States Fish and Wildlife Service for violating the Federal black bass law it cost him 200 bucks with the promise of a jail sentence if he offended again. The Federals appear to have ac complished much for the sports fisherman with that conviction, for it is doubtful if Virginia bass netters will continue to ply their trade in the face of Federal fines and the chance of doing a stretch. A single season without illegal commercial netting in these Virginia coves and creeks would provide a stock of black bass hardly surpassed anywhere. # Water Chestnut Nuisance Back.. A banner crop of the Japanese water chestnut is maturing in the fresh waters of the Potomac below Washington. The attempt to cut it Suitland Horse Show One of Keenest on June Program Large Entry List Seen For Young Democratic Club Event Sunday One of the best equine exhibitions on the June program is the Suit land horse and pony show to be held next Sunday on the estate of J. B. Bland, Suitland, Md. Spon sored by the Young Democratic Club of Southern Maryland, this annual event has become the out standing horse show of Southern Maryland since the Marlboro show was discontinued two years ago. The management has devised an excellent program of pony, hunter and jumper events that is bound to attract a large entry list of the top stables of this locality. Suit land, just beyond the District Line, is so near that the vanning problem will not be a serious factor. Show Opens at 10 A.M. The events get under way at 10 a.m., opening with the pony classes, of which there are four, divided between 12.2 and 142 hand equines. There is also the featured Del Rio Challenge Cup class for jumping ponies at heights for both sizes, but the riders must be under 13 years of age. A pony championship also is awarded. The six classes devoted to the jumpers are of the type that hold the excited interest of the specta tors. After a warmup class, the open jumpers really go to town in a modified Olympic, triple bar, open jumper, handy jumper and sky scraper. A class limited to South ern Maryland Jumpers should also furnish excellent sport. Hunter Classes Attractive. The hunter division also is favored with attractive classes that include road hacks, working hunters, green hunters, ladies' hunters, open hunt ers and hunter hacks. The featured event of the hunter classes is the working hunter for the Howard Bruce Trophy. Jumper and hunter champion ship winners will be awarded tro phies and tri-colors. The horse re ceiving the most points at the show will receive the Elmer Pumphrey Memorial Trophy, which must be won three times for permanent pos session. Chairman J. M. MaGill and the committee running the show claim that the trophies to be awarded in the classes which do not receive money prizes are the finest ever awarded in a Maryland horse show. Popular Grid Prospect Tommy Phillips, Cleveland school boy gridman, is reported to have 42 scholarship offers. with mowers so that it could drift down riger and die from contact with salt water seems to have been given up. So far as we can learn there has been no cutting since 1940. Indianhead authorities are con structing two mowers for use in that area, but that will not help the many miles of river above. Ban on limps as Peacemakers Checks Texas Loop Fights Athlete Passes Up Title Meet to Help Friend Harvest; Player Throws Ball Into Own Cap By HUGH FULLERTON, Jr, World Wide Sports Writer. NEW YORK, June 9—Law and order? After the Louisiana Boxing Commission suspended Matchmaker Lew Raymond and Manager Broadway Johnny Cox for talking out of turn, the com missioners learned that Raymond couldn’t be suspended because he never was licensed and Cox couldn’t legally be set down ex cept for an “offense against box ing.” So they called the whole thing off. Might be a good idea for the New York commission. And in baseball, scribes point out that since Prexy Alvin Gardner of the Texas League decided a few years ago that umpires ahouldn’t act as peacemakers when the boys began punching, there have been only half as many fights. Today's guest star—Bill Shir ley, Little Rock Arkansas Demo crat: “When Harry Pulliam was £ resident of the National League e had & little sign hanging on the wall of his office which said, ‘Take nothing for granted in baseball.’ Now. how did he know that some day Vernon Gomez would get four hits in one ball game.” One-minute sports page—Re port kicking around Detroit is that Notre Dame will play a big game, maybe against Georgia Tech, in Briggs Stadium. The NCAA mile championship at Lin coln, Nebr., next Saturday lost a lot when Dartmouth’s Bon Burn ham, who beat MacMitchell last week, decided not to go West. Another missing star will be Oklahoma's Dick Smethers, who passed up the meet to help a friend harvest his wheat crop. Bill before the Louisiana Legis lature will authorize the Pair Grounds track to prosecute bookies aperating during the winter racing season. Booker Beckwith, who appeared to be a first-class heavyweight pros pect a few months ago, is play* ing ft saxophone In a Gary, Ind, orchestra. When Tom Leib, Florida grid coach, asked Harry Mehre of Mississippi what he was going to do for assistants next fall, Mehre replied: “When you and I played for Rockne he didn't have any assistants. We’ll have to do the same thing.” Capping the climax—They tell more stories than you can believe about happenings in the Kitty League, but until further notice this should stand as the error record: The other night John Pavoris, Fulton’s rookie third baseman, fielded a slow bounder. As he straightened up, his cap flew off and he threw the ball right into the cap. Together they sailed over the pitcher’s head, grazed the umpire and landed halfway between the mound and first base. The base runners were too surprised to run and the first baseman didn’t know where to look. Pavoris finally dashed across and re trieved the pill himself, but not until two runs had sewed. Service Dept.—George McAfee, the former Duke and Chicago Bears footballer, is hitting .375 for the Jacksonville (Fla.) Naval Air Station ball team and has stolen 11 bases in 12 games. Lt. George Earnshaw, team coach, says McAfee is a natural player and even if he couldn’t hit he could bunt .300. When Joe Louis fought an exhibition at Fort Monmouth, N. J., recently, 15 year-old Jack Schneider visited his dressing room with a bunch of kids. Jack volunteered to help and the champ replied: “Sure, come here and help me with my tie.” The youngster was so ex cited that Joe had to finish the job himself, but Jack got an auto graph and thanks, anyway. Coach of the Keesler Field (Miss.) foot ball team, which is lining up a heavy schedule for next fall, will be Lt. Arlo M. Klum, former assistant at Nebraska. Because of his prematurely gray hair, the boys at the Great Lakes Naval Triining Station are call ing Frank Pytlak “Pop.” The ex-Red Sox catcher Is 32. Life Inside Germany As Cheap Under Hitler As at War Front Death Sentences Imposed Like Judges in U. S. Levy Minor Fines » Home after five months’ in ternment in Germany, Louis P, Lochner, chief of the former Ber lin bureau of the Associated Press and Wide World, describes condi tions in interior Germany. By LOUIS LOCHNER, Wide World. NEW YORK, June 9.—Life is as cheap in Interior Germany as it is at the front. Death sentences are imposed by Nazi judges as easily as an American police court magistrate levies fines for minor offenses. Severe peniten tiary sentences and high monetary punishments were the order of the day as we left the Reich May 12. No sooner had the Nazi regime issued an appeal to civilians in late December to give up their furs and woolens for the soldiers lighting in wintry Russia than Hitler issued a decree imposing the death penalty on anybody found guilty of stealing these offerings. By January 12 one man. Karl Sachs of Fulia, had been condemned to death and executed'at Kassel for pilfering furs. On February 15 we learned of the execution of Johann Walter, a 24 year-old Vienna clothes thief. Two persons who aided him were sen tenced to 15 and 12 years’ hard labor, respectively. The next day the press announced the execution of seven Germans who committed thefts during blackouts. Industrial Leaders Jailed. There followed an announcement to the effect that two Berlin cap tains of industry had been yanked into a concentration camp because they assigned several laborers in their munitions plants to do chores J for them in their private homes. I There was also published the story of a Frankfurt merchant who had 18.000 reichsmarks stolen from his safe. He was fined 18,000 marks and sentenced to three months in Jail for hoarding money. During March and April the Frankfurter Zeitung, which the Bad Nauheim internees were permitted j to read, repeatedly published stories j of heavy fines imposed for profiteer ing-stories obviously intended as a warning. Johannes Zulauf was found guilty in a Kassel court of killing four pigs and one calf in violation of regula tions. He was sentenced to three years. Five citizens of Koblenz were given sentences varying from six to two months and heavy money fines for killing one pig surreptitiously. The Frankfurter Zeitung of April 9 and 10 devoted two columns to de tailed stories of three, two and one year penitentiary sentences imposed on war profiteers. Death Decrees Widened. The list of offenses punishable by death was extended in two impor tant directions during the middle of April Heads of firms working on war contracts which made false returns regarding the number of laborers available in their plants, or regard ing the raw materials in stock or ordered for fulfilling any assigned contract, were warned that death or the penitentiary is in store for them. They were given a short respite dur ing which they might confess past sins, in which case these transgres sions would not be charged up against them. From explanatory articles it ap peared that some firms, having learned from experience that the priorities boards wrill never grant , them what they asked in the way of raw materials, arbitrarily demanded much more than they needed, in ex pectation of being cut down to actual needs anyway. At times, however, through some bureaucratic error, the full quantity asked for was awarded, with the result that the excess was used by the manufacturer to turn out highly priced civilian goods at great profit to himself. Industrialists also were in the habit of asking for more men from the labor exchanges than their actual wartime needs justified. The death decree is to put an end to sUch practices. Hitler Given Foil Fewer. Another decree provided the death penalty in extreme cases of a per son's arrogating to himself preroga tives or functions belonging to gov ernment officials, officers of the armed forces, or the Nazi party hierarchy. There were judges nevertheless In Germany, it appears—especially pre Nazi holdovers—who lacked the severity deemed necessary by Adolf Hitler for the absolutist govern ment of a people. Hence, in his Reichstag speech of April 26 he demanded—and, of course, obtained without dissenting vote—extraordinary powers to set aside all process of law and himself to act as prosecutor, judge, jury and witness. It is to be expected that judges now will be much more assiduous in handing out heavy sentences. For it goes without saying that any judge will be sacked by Hitler in case Der Fuehrer finds it necessary to go over his head and judge the case and fix the penalty himself. Censors to Scan Movies Entering or Leaving U. S. Bj the Associated Press. Censorship of motion pictures en tering and leaving the country be gan yesterday.. Byron Price, director of censor ship, explained the purpose was to prevent vital Information about possible bombing objectives, mili tary or economic conditions, or technical data from leaving the country, and to prevent enemy propaganda and information lead ing to subversive activities from en tering. There was, he emphasized, no hard and fast “rule of thumb” con cerning film censorship. “Decisions must be governed by the knowledge, understanding and judgment of those applying them,” he said. “There is no intention of causing drastic restrictions in the motion picture industry. As in all other phases of censorship, the boards will ask one basic question: ‘Will this material be of value to the enemy?’ ” Censorship review boards have been established in New York and Loe Angeles. NOT A MOMENT WASTED—Civilian employes of the Adjutant General’s Training School at Fort Washington, Md., who travel from Washington to work by boat, spend most of their hour’s travel ing time studying first-aid courses. Here is a class hard at work on artificial respiration methods on the top deck of the old excursion steamer Francis Scott Key, which has been chartered by the Government to take the 120 employes to work. —Wide World Photo. Chinese Make Films in Dugouts Safe From Japanese Bombs Ej tbt Associated Press. NEW YORK, June 9.—For five years in great man-dug holes in the Chungking hills the cameras of China’s motion picture industry have ground away—safe from the bombs of Japanese raiders. Dr. Kinn Wei Shaw, here to rep resent his national government in co-ordinating, a United States-China film exchange, said today the un derground studios and laboratories were scooped out a year before Japan pounced on China, in antici pation of what was to come. The studios—20 and 30 feet under solid rock—have turned out 30 fea ture pictures and hundreds of short subjects a year and prepared many imported films for Chinese distribu tion, while the workers and stars always could hear the crash of war above. "During the bombing season, which seems to be always, said Dr. Shaw, who is adviser to the China Motion Picture Corp., “the com panies work near the dugout en trances while there are no enemy planes in the sky. “But then they come and swiftly— almost mechanically—the workers disappear into the well-ventilated dugouts, where they resume their work without further interruption. “Some mornings they start right in underground—because they are sure an attack is coming. Usually they are right.” “But,” he went on, “they will not be coming for long now. Perhaps a year. A year and a half at the most. Then it will be over." He said the Chinese movie fans regarded their own Miss Lily Lee as their No. 1 star, but that their favorite of the “electric shadow shows” was cane-swinging “Mr. Charles Spencer Chaplin.” AFL Cool to Idea Of CIO for Joint Meeting on Unity Suggestion Rejected, but Comment Is Withheld For Sake of Harmony B> tbf Associated Pres*. The CIO's counterproposal for achieving organic labor unity has met with an AFL silence that does not mean consent. Informed sources said AFL offi cials had rejected a suggestion for a joint meeting of CIO and AFL executive bodies, but probably would refrain from any comment which might impair the existing functional unity inspired by the war effort. Move Held Impractical. AFT leaders were authoritatively represented as believing such a joint meeting would be impractical. Membership of the combined boards would exceed 50 persons. Moreover, the recent turn of events in the feud between CIO President Philip Mur ray and John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers, was viewed on both sides as another de ferment of the day when the two big labor organizations would be one again. The AFL last month proposed a resumption of negotiations by the committees of three. CIO's com mittee was headed by Mr. Lewis, but Mr. Murray has declared Mr. Lewis no longer Is chairman of any com mittee in the CIO. The CIO board countered last week with the pro posal that it meet with the AFL Executive Council to establish a “united national labor council” with authority to formulate a program covering all issues which may "aid the cause of labor and the war pro gram.” Would Foster Confidence. The council’s job would be to fos ter “mutual confidence” between AFL and CIO unions. After that uncertain stage had been reached, the council would encourage dis cussions between AFL and CIO unions having similar jurisdiction, “looking toward organic unity.” Some CIO unions, fearful of los ing their identity and force in any merger, obtained still another quali fication to the CIO proposal. It was: “Such discussions will be predicated upon the basic principle that the interests of all members and of all unions shall be protected, and any steps taken must receive the democratic approval of the membership involved.” The AFL Executive Council is not scheduled to meet until August. Informed sources said any official action on the proposal before that time was unlikely. Reformed Church Urges Weekly Day of Rest By the Associated Press. ALBANY, N. Y., June 9—The General Synod of the Reformed Church in America yesterday called on war industries to order a ‘‘full weekly day of rest,” preferably Sun day, for all employes, and adopted a resolution recommending a post war world government with final authority on international issues. Unanimously approving the “day of rest” resolution, synod delegates at the same time requested Presi dent Roosevelt to reduce work on Sunday in the Army and Navy to “measures of strict necessity.” This, they said, would be “in ac cord with similar actions of war time Presidents Washington, Lin coln and Wilson.” The world government resolution called for inter-continent trade reg ulation and armed forces to enforce permanent peace. Construction Workers Cut Direct CIO Ties, Join District 50 A. L. Lewis Sends Letters To Locals Informing Them of Transfer By the Associated Press. The United Construction Workers’ Organizing Committee has cut its direct ties to the CIO to become a division of District 50, United Mine Workers of America. The committee's chairman was A. D. Lewis, brother of John L. Lewis, president of the miners. He remains as director of the division. A letter signed by Chairman Lewis and Controller Gardner H. Wales advised local unions the decision was taken because ‘‘we cannot sur vive if we allow ourselves to be isolated in the world of labor.” Treason Charged. “The situation with relation to the CIO.” said the letter, "has undergone a transformation due to the attitude of certain of its leaders and to the influence of certain strange elements that appear to have a decisive voice in its counsels. These leaders and these elements have also turned their backs on the United Mine Workers, which fos tered them in their formative period. Their acts of perfidy are a black chapter of treason to the principles of the industrial union movement.” A formal resolution charging CIO officials with ‘•treason’’ to the labor movement was presented the UMW Policy Committee 10 days ago by District 50 officials. Lewis1 Authority Questioned. An agreement executed with Dis trict 50 officials provides that the United Mine Workers shall not as sume any of the liabilities, debts or obligations of the United Construc tion Workers Committee. The com mittee’s identity, policies and per sonnel will not be changed, except in titles. District 50 of the UMW already includes coke. gas. chemical and cosmetic workers and dairy farmers. In Philadelphia. George Bucher, regional director of the United Con struction Workers, said 2,000 local members had voted to continue direct affiliation with the CIO in stead of transferring to the miners' union. Mr. Bucher said the Phila delphia group questioned the author ity of Chairman Lewis to change the affiliation without a constitutional convention. Mr. Lewis’ office said the change of affiliation was passed on by a policy board. The Con struction Workers Union has not been placed on a constitutional basis. Navy Asks 127 More Subs In Next 2 Fiscal Years £> the Associated Press. Hearings on a $2,807,499,740 sup plemental war bill disclosed today that the Navy plans construction of 51 new submarines in the fiscal year beginning July 1, frith 78 more scheduled for next year. The testimony before the Senate Deficiency Appropriations Subcom mittee included a request by Rear Admiral A. H. Van Keuren. chief of the Bureau of Ships, for legisla tion releasing about $30,000,000 of existing funds for the preliminary work. The Navy recently was au thorized to add 200,000 tons of combat ships. "This is the availability of the appropriation for 200.000 tons of combatant ships which was pro posed in the House to cover sub marines,” Admiral Van Keuren said, "and the keels will be laid of those, 51 In 1943 and 76 in 1944, and the I completion will be in 1944 and 1945 for the most part.” USO Center to Expand Facilities for Men In Port of Spain Headquarters Already Playing Vital Role in Helping Service Groups By NAT A. BARROWS, War Oorretpondent of The Star and Chlcaao Daily Newt. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Brit ish West Indies, June 6 (Via Air mail).—Keeping pace with the vast construction program by which the United States is improving its lease lend sites here, the USO center in Port of Spain has Just laid the foundations for a huge extension aimed at providing American serv icemen on leave with every' possible comfort of home. Already the USO is serving a vital need with its large, comfortably furnished lounging rooms, where the soldiers and sailors may read news papers from home, play table ten nis. attend movies, dance, enjoy a snack at low cost, or even skate. Military visitors in from the out posts find that the USO has antici pated one of their first desires— showers with hot water. The extension, as explained by Associate Director Charles E. Rob ertson of Northampton, Mass., will provide meals at cost and sleeping facilities for men desiring to remain in town overnight. This central USO headquarters already has a library of 900 books assembled by the New York Public Library Association and furnished by the victory book campaign. It is being expanded to 3,000 volumes. Hard work and long hours are cheerfully accepted by the USO staff workers here and at other USO units at the camps, airfields and bases of Trinidad. For instance, Mrs. Hall Kane Clements of New York City, a former Chicago newspaper woman. puts in 14 to 16 hours every day. “One of these days I'm going to get around Port of Spain on a tour and see what it s like," she says. "Thus far I've been too busy to see the city except through a travel folder.” ICopyright. 1942. Chicago Daily Ntwt, Inc.) Welty C. Hospital Dies; Retired Postal Wire Chief Welty C. Hospital, 61, veteran em ploye of the Postal Telegraph Co., died yesterday at his home, 4568 MacArthur boulevard N.W. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. to morrow at the home, with the Rev. Charles A. Austin officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hospital, who started with . the telegraph company as a mes- ‘ senger boy, retired two years ago as general wire chef of the Washington division of the company after 45 ' years of service. He was a deacon of the West Washington Baptist^ Church, of which he was a member« for 40 years; a member of the Po tomac Lodge. No. 5. F. A. A. M., and Modem Woodmen of America, Georgetown Camp. He was born in Falls Church In February, 1881, the son of Josephus and Mary Hospital, and was a life long resident of the District and nearby Virginia. He is survived by his widow. Mrs. Minnie Hospital: a son. W. Clyde, jr„ and three sisters, . Mrs. Frank I. Greene, Mrs. Henry Gibbs, both of this city, and Mrs. Edgar Gillette of Herndon, Va. Missing Persons Those having information concerning persons reported missing should communicate with the Public Relations Squad of the Police Department, Na tional 4000. Everett W. Cole, 11, 4 feet 10 Inches. 95 pounds; wearing sweat shirt, light green short pants, white socks and brown shoes; missing from 1280 Pleasant street S.E. since yesterday. f Virgil Tinnen, 33. colored. 5 feet 4 inches. 140 pounds; missing from 508 Division avenue N.E., since May 14. . Cecelia Fields, 20, colored, 5 feet, 120 pounds, wearing blue checked dress and black shoes; missing froth 763 Nineteenth street NIC. since June 7. Willie Gibbs, 8, colored, wearing white suit, blue and white shoes and blue hose; missing from 1853 Ver non street N.W., since yesterday. Wilbert Laman, 12, colored, 4 feet, wearing brown knickers, yellow polo shirt, white shoes; missing from 613 W street N.W. since May 29. Beulah Payne, 20. colored, 5 feet 4 inches, 109 pounds; wearing red. flowered dress and black shoes;, missing from 2200 Flagler place N.W. since Sunday.