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, today s News in Pictures . . . THEY WATCHED A PROUD SHIP DIE BY THEIR OWN HANDS—Crewmen on the deck of the escort carrier Card (foreground) watch as the U. S. S. Borie (arrow, right) was shelled by a sister destroyer, the Barry (left, arrow). The Borie was disabled when she rammed a German sub marine in a running fight in the Atlantic. She accounted for two U-boats- during the fight. An American dive bomber finally sent the ship to the bottom with depth charges. _. Two officers of the Borie are shown being transferred in a canvas sack to the escort carrier Card from the rescuing de stroyer. % Lt. Charles H. Hutchins (left), 31, of Pawtucket, R. I., skipper of the Borie,^ and Capt. Arnold J. Isbell of Chicago, commander of the Card, hold the flag which was taken from the Borie before she was destroyed. —A. P. Wirephotos. D. C. Turkey Supply Reported Periled by Virginia Black Market Pennsylvania Truckers Said to Be Paying Illegal Prices Scores of truck drivers, reportedly from Pennsylvania, are buying up large supplies of turkeys at above ceiling prices in the Piedmont sec tion of Virginia, threatening the Washington supply for the Thanks giving trade, it was learned today. The black market operations, ac cording to an informed source in the poultry industry here, center ar»und Culpeper. Madison and Rap pahannock — important turkey-pro ducing areas. Wholesalers in the areas appar ently are powerless to halt the drain to illegal channels as the op erators offer producers prices above the maximum set by the Office of Price Administration. A Washington dealer said he made five long-distance telephone calls this morning to producers and han dlers in Virginia, but all told the same story of no supplies because of black market transactions. The reports led to speculation on whether the OPA would be forced to halt trucks in an action similar to that of last July in Delaware when the black market in chickens was at its height. Many trucks halted near Dover by State police were found to be carrying poultry purchased at above-ceiling prices, and their cargoes were seized. An OPA spokesman said such a move could be made in this case, but that it would have to be done bv State police. Meanwhile, an official of the District OPA admitted that “there might not be enough turkeys for everybody at Thanksgiving,” He said authorities were looking into the black market situation and promised "we are going to try to get turkeys for Washington if there is any possible way.” Poultry dealers here agree that supplies are low and that prospects for next week’s holiday are not good. They insist they will sell at legitimate prices or go without. The OPA issued this price sched ule for turkeys as guide for house wives: Retail dressed birds sold in group 1, 2 and 3 stores—53 cents a pound under 16 pounds; 51 cents a pound for birds weighing between 16 and 20 pounds; 49 cents a pound for birds 20 pounds or over. Dressed turkeys for group 4 stores (larger chain stores)—52 cents a pound, under 16 pound; 50 cents a pound, 16 to 20 pounds, 48 cents a pound, 20 pounds and over. Drawn turkeys sold in group 1, 2 and 3 stores—63 cents a pound up to 13 pounds in weight; 59 cents a pound, 13 to 16>4 pounds; 57 cents a pound, 16Vi pounds and over. Drawn turkeys sold in group 4 stores retail for one cent less in each of the three categories established for groups 1, 2 and 3 stores. 5»____ WASHINGTON NEWS WASHINGTON, D. C. ffifc gfoming fSfaf SOCIETY AND GENERAL NOVEMBER 15, 1943. itM_____'•; •: Meeting Is Called Tonight to Discuss Selection of Bishop Committee Members Will Study Information On Four Candidates An informal meeting of lay and clerical members of the Washington Diocese Nominating Committee will be held at the parish house of St. Margaret's Church. Connecticut avenue and Bancroft place N.W., at 8 o’clock tonight, to consider again names of possible candidates to suc ceed Right Rev. James E. Freeman as Bishop of Washington. A spokesman for the committee indicated the meeting was arranged in order to give all members “an opportunity to discuss information” acquired by their colleagues con cerning candidates already placed in nomination by the committee and others. The Rev. Peyton R. Williams, rec tor of Christ Church, Georgetown, and secretary of the committee, ex plained that the additional session was “almost spontaneous” in motivation. “Some of the members," he said, “expressed a desire to have the benefit of the study made by other members.” Two Subcommittees Were Named. Two subcommittees, according to Mr. Williams, were appointed at the start of the committee’s work to consider potential nominees. One, headed by Henry P. Blair, studied out-of-town clergy; the other, headed by the Rev. Armand Eyler, rector of St. Margaret's, concen trated on local ministers. It was a matter of comment in the diocese last week that the com mittee's formal report, released Thursday, did not mention any diocesan clergy among its final pref erences. The men placed in nomi nation are the Very Rev. Angus Dun. Cambridge. Mass.; Dr. Donald Bradshaw Aldrich, New York; Dr. Dudley Scott Stark. Chicago, and Very Rev. Sidney Edward Sweet. St. Louis. Dean Dun and Dr. Aldrich are known in the dipcese, especially be cause of conferences they have sponsored at Washington Cathedral, and Dr. Stark and Dean Sweet also have been occasional visitors here; but the fact that no local clergy were put forward as alternate choices ad mittedly aroused discussion through out the diocese. Meeting Closed to Public. A layman who requested that his name be withheld said today: “The committee probably did not think it necessary to say very much about the local clergy because they are so well known. If it had put a few words into the report to that effect, it would have prevented misunder standing.’’ Mr. Williams stressed the privi lege of members of the diocesan con vention. called to meet November 23, to place any number of candidates in nomination. Tonight's meeting, closed to the public, may consider informally new local names or even new names of out-of-town clergy’, Mr. Williams said. Miss Elizabeth G. Frere Killed in Fall From Car Miss Elizabeth G. Frere, 62, of 1321 Taylor street N.W.. died in Emergency Hospital yesterday of injuries received earlier in the day when she fell from a parked car. Coroner A. Magruder McDonald said it was unlikely an inquest into her death would be held. Liquor Permit Hearing Set A public hearing on an applica tion by William J. Kessel, trading as the Montgomery Hill Market, Inc., 1003 Seminary road, Silver Spring, Is scheduled at 2 p.m. No vember 26 by the Montgomery County Liquor Control Board. The hearing will be held at the dis pensary building in Silver Spring, it was announced today. Daily Rationing Reminders Canned and Frozen Foods, Etc.— Book No. 2, X, Y and Z blue stamps good through November 20. Book No. 4, green stamps A, B and C valid through December 20. Meats, Fats. Etc.—Book No. 3, G, H and J brown stamps valid through December 4. Stamp K, now valid, expires December 4. Stamp L becomes valid November 21; stamp M, November 28, and stamp N, December 5. Sugar—Stamp 29 In Book No. 4 good for 5 pounds through January 15 Shoes—Stamp No. 18 in Book No. 1 and stamp 1 on the “airplane" sheet of Book No. 3 valid now for an indefinite period. Gasoline—No. 8 A coupons good for 3 gallons each until February 8. B and C coupons good for 2 gal lons each. Tire Inspection Deadlines—For C coupon holders, November 30; for A coupon holders, March 31, 1944. Fuel Oil—Period No. 1 coupons, good for 10 gallons a unit, valid now. expire January 3. PRISONERS EXCHANGED AT BARCELONA—A group of Ger man prisoners (left), still wearing Afrika Korps uniforms, marches past British troops, mostly Australian and New Zea land war prisoners, during ^ exchange at Barcelona, Spain. Many had been in captivity for two years. They are inarching toward their respective boats for the journey to their homelands. —A. P. Wi^photo. i Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Road In Nearby Virginia Woman Seriously Hurt By Hit-and-Run Auto In Northeast Section Elmer K. Boothe, 48, of Keysvllle, Va., was killed last night when struck by an automobile as he was crossing the highway 15 miles south of Alexandria, Va., adding another traffic fatality to the heavy week end toll in this area. Four persons met death Saturday in accidents in the District. Virginia State police said Mr. Boothe had parked his car and was walking toward a roadside restau rant. The driver of the vehicle was exonerated by a coroner’s Jury, they reported. In another accident, Miss Irma Frances Geliwas, 20, of 3101 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainer, Md., received serious injuries according to police, when struck by a hit-and-run auto at Eighteenth and Bunker Hill Road N.E. early today. Three Others Injured. Miss Goliwas was waiting for friends to pick her up and take her to the Naval Air Station, where she is employed, police said. Casualty Hospital physicians reported she re ceived a fractured skull. Three persons were taken to hos pitals as results of accidents yesterday. Annie Williams, colored, 22, of 1731 Ninth street N.W., received head injuries early today, police said, when the taxicab in which she was riding and another auto col lieded at Eleventh and M streets S.E. She was taken to Gallinger Hospital. Police said the taxi was operated by Smith Williams, 39, colored, of 1731 Ninth street N.W. The driver of the other car was listed as Hoyle Laury, 34, of 602 Pennsylvania ave nue SH. Jessie McCain, colored, 41, of 748 Gresham place N.W., was struck by an auto while crossing the street in the 1400 block of U street N.W. early last night. She was taken to Gar field Hospital with a fractured leg. Police listed the driver as Eddy L. Fayle, 23, of the Naval Air Sta tion, Patuxent River Base. Md. Two Women Injured. Lillian Benneditto. 53, of 1823 Otis place N.E. was treated at Casualty Hospital for cuts after an accident at Montana and New York avenues N.E. Thelma Ellis, 34, of 4805 South Dakota avenue N.E. was admitted to the hospital for treatment of injuries to her lip. Police said the two women were rising in an auto operated by Robert A. Boss, 58, of 4805 South Dakota avenue N.E. which collided with a trailer truck operated by Iven C. Evans, 33, of Halethorpe, Md. Victims of Accident Saturday. Four persons were killed in traffic accidents Saturday. They were: Charles Henry Calaway, 63, of Takomn Park, Md., and Miss Velma Charles H. Calaway. Alfred Headier. Walsh. 20, of 3421 Fourteenth street N.W., killed in an auto-fire engine crash at Twenty-third and G streets N.W.; Arthur R. Robinson, 25, of 6746 Eastern avenue N.W., killed when the car in which he was riding struck a tree at Klingle road and Porter street N.W., and Alfred Head ley, 21, of 1301 Savannah street S.E., fatally injured in a two-car collision at Bladensburg road and Montana avenue N.E. Among those injured seriously Saturday were: Miss Marjorie Jacob, 23, of Ta koma Park, Md., a victim of the auto-fire engine crash, who was still in a serious condition today at Emergency Hospital: Pvt. Douglas Coombe, 21, of 4826 Seventh street N.W., injured in the Klingle road accident, who was reported in good condition at Emergency Hospital, and Miss Peggy Scott, injured in the two-car collision, who was re ported in “fair” condition at Casu alty Hospital. * District Fire Chief Stephen Porter today urged motorists to keep their windows open sufficiently to hear warning sounds from approaching vehicles, as the result of the fire engine accident Saturday. He pointed out that during the winter months many motorists keep their windows closed, in the interest of heat, constituting a dangerous traffic hazard. Chief Porter also said he believes more emphasis should be placed on a driver's ability to hear properly before a driver's permit is issued. Four Killed in Traffic In Virginia and Maryland RICHMOND, Va„ Nov. 15 UP).— Three persons were killed and eight injured in two week-end accidents in Virginia. One man was burned to death and another fatally injured in the collision of a lumber truck and an automobile near Lynchburg Saturday night. Thomas Neighbors, 36, of Route 2, Lynchburg, was enveloped in flames which swept over his truck after the crash, and James Roger Lindsay, 23, of Gladys, died of injuries he re ceived. Four other persons were iujured. In an accident near Lee Hall yes terday, Miss Corrine Curtis, 19, of Lee Hall, a student at Mary Wash ington College at Fredericksburg, was fatally injured and four girls were injured. Their car collided with a gasoline truck 2 miles from Lee Hall. The injured included Miss Curtis’ sister, Betty, two week-end guests from Mary Washington; Miss Madge Graham, Radford, and Miss Mamie L. Smith, Maryland, and Miss Myma Crafford, Lee Hall, a student at the College of William and Mary. BRUNSWICK, Md„ Nov. 16 (JP).— Robert Clarence Spring, 27, Clark’s Gap, Ga., was killed and a com panion was injured slightly Satur day night when their truck was struck by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad’s National Limited at the Maryland avenue Seven of Mount Rainier Family Now Serving America in War J. J. HEGENER. EDW. F. HEGENER. J. J. HEGENER, JR. WILLIAM T. KLOPFER. JOSEPH E. KLOPFER. RICHARD D. KLOPFER. FRANK E. KLOPFER. The J. J. Hegener family of 320# Otis street, Mount Rainier, has gone all out for the war effort with seven members of the household including Mrs. Hegener’s husband, four sons two stepsons, in the armed forces and the Merchant Marine. All seven enlisted. The only male member of the family not in the service is Mrs. Hegener’s 15-year-old son, Robert R. Klopfer, who, according to his mother, is worried that the war might be over before he can “get in it.” Mr. Hegener. who is 49, was a chief petty officer in the Coast Guard during the World War. He enlisted again in the Coast Guard last November and is now a warrant officer stationed at Curtis Bay, Md. Before his enlistment, Mr. Hegener was employed at the Bureau of En i graving and Printing. In South Atlantic. One of Mrs. Hegener's sons. Frank E. Klopfer, 25, is a storekeeper, second class, in the Navy. He en listed in January of this year and is now somewhere in the South Atlantic. Mr. Klopfer attended McKinley High School and was employed in a credit union at the Navy Yard before entering the service. Another son, Richard D. Klopfer, 23, enlisted in the merchant marine about two years ago. He also at tended McKinley High before en listing. Pfc. William T. Klopfer, 20, who is married, is a member of the Army Air Forces ground crew in England. He enlisted in December and was employed at a garage here at the time. He Is a graduate of McKin ley and has been overseas for about three weeks. One Son Aviation Cadet. A fourth son, Joseph E. Klopfer, 17, has just been sworn in as an Army aviation cadet, after grad uating from McKinley. A stepson, Joseph J. Hegener, jr., 19, enlisted in the merchant marine in December and is somewhere in the North Atlantic. He attended school in Philadelphia, coming to Mount Ranier with his father about seven years ago. He was employed in an electrical concern here at the time of his enlistment. A second stepson. Edward Heg ener, 17, enlisted in the Navy about two months ago and is now sta tioned at Sampson, N. Y. All of Mrs. Hegener’s sons are natives of Washington. They have lived in Mount Rainier since 1924. Record Week's Total Gives Deal School Lead in Paper Drive Over 53,000 Pounds Collected by Single Entrant in Campaign Breaking all records in The Eve ning Star-PTA Salvage-for-Victory program, students at Alice Deal Junior High School last week turned in more than 30,000 pounds of news papers. magazines and cardboard, with all the figures not yet tabulated, and jumped into a commanding lead among the schools now in the drive. So far recorded to Alice Deals credit for the collecetion last week are 24,595 pounds of newspapers and 5,680 pounds of magazines, for a total of 30,275 pounds. Later figures may increase the figure to about 40.000 pounds. May Double Previous Record. This collection boosted Alice Deal into first place, with a figure of 53.170 pounds, or an average of 13, 290 pounds for the four collection days. It exceeds by far, and perhaps may more than double the Stuart Junior High School s record total of 18.000 pounds for a single day’s col lection in the last campaign, which, until last week, had stood unchal lenged. In addition, the weight for maga zines collected sets a new high mark in that classification. On the basis of returns now in, the leaders in the drive at present are as follows: Alice Deal_53,170 pounds Shaw Junior.29,104 pounds Jefferson Junior.27,214 pounds Francis Junior_13,955 pounds Randall Junior...13,821 pounds Macfarland Junior_10,810 pounds Wheatley -10,500 pounds Hardy _ 9,196 pounds Montgomery .. 9,065 pounds Lafayette _ 8,828 pounds Grand Total 485,254 Pounds. Last week’s collection brought the total for all schools since the start of the campaign to 485,254 pounds. The drive has gained momentum in an encouraging manner since the start of the drive, it was said. In the first week collections totaled 32,316 pounds. The second week total was 61,041; the third week, 72,677; fourth week, 132.951, and fifth week, 186.269. With the grand total only 15,000 pounds'short of the half million mark, that milepost will have been passed before today's collections are completed, • it was stated. OPA Regional Director Expected to Be Named Today or Tomorrow Civil Service Sejids Names of 2 New Yorkers/ Jersey Man to Bowles A new administrator for Region 2, the Office of Price Administration, which includes the District and five States, was to be named late today or tomorrow from among two New Yorkers and a resident of Plainfield, N. J., certified by the Civil Service Commission today as eligible for the $8.000-a-year post. The names of Daniel P. Woolley and Adolph Radnitzer, New York City, and Emil A. Mesner, Plainfield, were sent to OPA Administrator Chester Bowles. One of the three will be appointed by him to the position vacated on October 22 by Sylvan Joseph, who left regional headquarters in New York with the statement that he had had “about all I can take.” The vacancy attracted about 75 applications for the post which directs OPA control in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, in addition to the District. When he resigned the position to which he had jjjeen appointed the day after Pearl Harbor, Mr. Joseph said, “I've seen a lot of heat and seen a lot of changes—it seems to me this is the time to make a change.” Mr. Joseph did not sav what he meant by "a lot of heat,” but he did say, “There are a lot of people down in Washington, and they don't know me and I don’t know them.” Mayor La Guardia's comment at the time of Mr. Joseph's resignation was that he would have a lot to say when he came to Washington about the administration of the New York regional office. The Mayor has not elaborated since. Dr. Karelas Accepts Georgia Hospital Post Dr. George William Karelas, 29. former Casualty Hospital staff mem ber, left last night for Gainesville, Ga., where he has accepted an ap pointment as resident physician at Hall County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Karelas joined the Casualty staff last December 29. He is a native of Lowell, Mass. Parks Planner to Speak “The Future Development of the Community” will be discussed by Fred W. Tuemmler, planning direc tor of the Maryland-National Capi tal Park and Planning Commission, at a meeting of the Edgemoor Cit izens’ Association at 8 p.m. tomor row at the Bethesda Elementary School, Wilson lane. Religious Objectors Serve as 'Guinea Pigs' In Research Work Board Reports 7,000 Men Have Been Assigned To Work Camps Conscientious objectors are acting as “guinea pigs” for medical experi ments, landing by parachutes to fight forest fires, operating an ambu lance service in Puerto Rico and serving in dozens of other capacities in “work of national importance.’* the National Service Board for Re ligious Objectors reported today. Approximately 7,000 men, the board said, have been assigned to work camps for the duration plus six months. The board, which passes on requests for the use of objectors, turns down those which relate di rectly to ttje war effort. But the board agreed to let volun teers become “guinea pigs” for tests on flyers’ reactions to extreme high altitudes. Reviewed by Board. Men with religious objections to fighting also have volunteered to drink sea water, expose themselves to intense hot and cold weather, carry lice and become infected with influenza, jaundice and pneumonia for medical research. After the board approves a project, it still has to be approved by selec tive service, which rejects those which might result in controversy, such as putting objectors in super visory positions o? prominent posts. The board said it also had at tempted to organize medical and relief units for foreign service, but two efforts failed. An ambulance unit assembled to work along the Burma road was refused passports after buying $8,000 worth of equip ment, and congressional action re sulted in the recall from South Africa of six men en route to China, the first detachment of a 70-man medical relief unit approved by President Roosevelt. Three Service Choices. Of the men on Civilian Publie Service projects, the board reported, about 100 have left camps for prison in protest against “church administration of conscription,” the lack of pay, the lack of “significant” work or the military officers in charge of the program. Another 419, the board added, left the work camps to join the Army, largely aa 1-A-O's for noncombatant service. Men with religious objections to war, the board pointed out, have three choices — Civilian Public Service projects, noncombatant serv ice in the Army or prison. The board said that roughly one out of every thousand men called for serv ice refuses to enter the armed forces. The actual number of objectors in the country, however, is not known, since men in essential work, in the ministry or physically disqualified may be conscientious objectors al though not classed as such. Approximately 8.000 Seventh-Day Adventists are serving in the Medi cal Corps as 1-A-O*. The total number of 1-A-Os in the Army, however, is not known. These men are treated the same as any other soldiers, receiving the same pay and ; dependency allowances, but they are not trained to bear arms. Many Go to Prison. Men whose sincerity as religious objectors is doubted or who refuse to go either to work camps or into the Army for noncombatant duty are sent to prison. Up to July 1, the board reported, 2.071 men who claimed to be conscientious objec tors had been sent to prison, although some have been paroled to work projects or to noncombatant services. The board gave this breakdown of work being performed by men on Civilian Public Service projects: Forest service, 1,680; soil conserva tion, 1,398; orderlies and attendants in mental hospitals, 1,075; miscel laneous work, 1.064; National Park Service, 535: dairy farm assignments, 462: cottage masters, attendants, craft teachers in training schools and reformatories, 99; farm units, 95; dairy herd testers, 93; orderlies in general hospitals. 84; “guinea pigs" in medical research. 73; para chute fire fighting, 64, and Puerto Rico hospital unit, 30. The board commented that treat ment of objectors in this war was an improvement over their treatment in the last war because the basis of objection to war had been put on an individual basis of religious train ing and belief rather than on mem bership in a “peace church” and exemption is now provided from noncombatant as well as combatant service. Taxicab Driver Robbed By Two Men in Uniform Two soldiers, one wearing the stripes of a sergeant, held up and robbed Robert Cohen, 26. a cab driver residing at 21 Kennedy street N.W., at gun point early today. Mr. Cohen told police the men hailed him downtown and ordered him to drive them to an address in the 1800 block of Lamont street N.W. Arriving at their destination, he said, one of the men said, “Wait a minute,” then got out of the cab. opened the front door and pointed a gun at him. Mr. Cohen said the weapon looked like a .45 caliber automatic of the type issued by the Army. Panel on School Aims I Mrs. Daniel C. Walser, president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, will participate in a panel discussion of education aims at the monthly meeting of the Rockville Parent-Teacher Association in the high school library tomerrow night. Stunt at 'Sons O' Fun' Show Brings $10,000 Damaae Suit Dr. Michael J. Harris, 1000 Rit tenhouse street N.W., a dentist, to day filed suit in District Court for $10,000 damages for a broken bone in his foot and a chipped anklg which he said resulted from being forced to the stage during a per formance of the “Sons O’ Fun” show at the National Theater "on or about November 11.” Attorney Nathan M. Brown, who with Attorney Samuel B. Brown filed the suit, said the injuries were received during a stunt in connec tion with the show, which closed Saturday. The suit claims Dr. Harris was "negligently and carelessly as saulted” and that against his will he was forced on the stage. The suit charges the injuries were re ceived when he was “thrown to the floor” of the stage. According to Edmund Plohn, Na tional Theater manager. Dr. Harris participated in the “Paul Jones dance,” an act in which chorus girls danced with members of the audi ence in the aisles and later led them to the stage where they continued the dance. ' The defendants were listed as the E Street Theater Corp., trading as the National Theater; Messrs. Shubert, a corporation; “Sons o' Pun,” Select Theaters Corp,, Ola Olsen and Chid Johnson.