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Garden Club Lists Speaker
The Brookmont Garden Club ant
gardeners from that vicinity wil
meet to hear J. Morton Franklin
District Victory Garden supervisor
at 8 o'clock tonight at the Chape
of the Redeemer, Fairway Hills. M(J
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13 Ministers Petition
To Replace Bilbo
Thirteen ministers of the South
eastern Council of Churches have
. addressed a letter to the fjenate
District Committee urging the com
mittee to select a new chairman,
the Rev. Ralph W. Loew, associate
pastor of Reformation Lutheran
Church, and one of the signers,
The letter cites published reports
of Senator Bilbo's speech on dom
estic racial issues this week before
the Mississippi Legislature as the
reason for the request, Mr. Loew
According to Mr. Loew, every
member of the council wanted to
sign the letter which was being
carried today to two ministers who
were not present at the council's
lenten services last night, when Mr.
Loew voiced the protest of the
churchmen from the pulpit.
Mr. Loew was speaker at the serv
ices in Trinity Methodist Church,
Fifth street and Seward square S.E.,
and departed from his prepared ser
mon on "A Faith for These Times’’
"If published reports of Senator
Bilbo's remarks are correct, then we
believe that he has missed the clear,
unmistakable teachings of Christ.
"Christians are meant to be the
light of the world, not to behave
like Nazis. Christians are to be
understanding of their neighbors,
not to spread prejudice. Christians
are meant to be the salt of the
earth, preserving the bond that ties
men together—not poisoning them.
"If the Senator denies that black,
white, yellow and red men can work
together with all rights and privi
leges of our Nation, then we belie'1
him to be both unpatriotic and .1
The 13 members of the council
are: Mr. Loew. the Rev. r. Daniel
Justice, Trinity Methodist Church:
| the Rev. Dr. Edward Gabler, Christ
1 Episcopal Church: the Rev. Elmer
jWilcher, North Carolina Avenue
M. E Church: the Rev. Dr. Allan
F. Poore, Wilson Memorial Church:
the Rev. Dr. Warren D. Bowman,
Washington City Church of the
Brethren: the Rev. Vern J Munger,
First Methodist Church; the Rev.
Dr. Oscar Blackwelder. Lutheran
Chur<^j of the Reformation; the
Rev. Dr. J. Lowery Fendrich and
the Rev. Whitney Leland. Metro
politan Presbyterian Church: the
Rev. Dr. Leslie Bowers, Fifteenth
Street Christian Church: the Rev.
Dr. George Bennett, Lincoln Road
Methodist Church, and the Rev.
Clarence Fairbanks, Washington
Another protest on Senator Bilbo's
speech was sent to the Senate by
James L. Branca, District chairman
of the Communist party. In a letter
adressed to Vice President Wallace
as President of the Senate, Mr
Bianca said Senator Bilbo has been
I provocative of racial disturbances
‘since his appointment as chairman
of the District Committee and that
he now "urges the people of our
country to promote a movement to
deport our Negro soldiers after the
war is won.”
On Sedition Charge
By the Associated Press.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Mar. 24—A
Federal grand jury yesterday in
dicted George S. Fujii. American
born Japanese from the Poston War
Relocation Center on charges of
violating the Wartime Sedition Act.
Fujii was arrested by FBI agents
at the camp after he allegedly cir
culated posters urging service-aee
residents to resist the draft unless
they were granted certain conces
Conviction carries maximum pen
alties of 20 years in prison, $10,000
fine, or both.
Miss Hatter Praised
For District Bill Report
Miss Mabel Haller, clerk to the
House District Committee, yester
day won the praise of Chairman
Sumners of the House Judiciary
Committee for having written what
he thought was one of the clearest
reports on bills he has seen for a
It was the report on the bill to
ban construction of an apartment,
house on the southwest corner of
Sixteenth and Shepherd streets
N. W.. which Involved lengthy and
complicated hearings, including ref
erences to administrative and court
The comments made by Mr. Sum
ners were reported yesterday by
Chairman Randolph of the House
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Ewing Denied Habeas Writ
In Fight for Freedom
Orman W. Ewing, former Demo
cratic committeeman from Utah,
who was sentenced here in 1942 to
serve from 8 to 24 years for criminal
assault, has been denied a writ of
habeas corpus on which he sough'
his freedom, it was learned late
A petition for the writ, asking
for a hearing, was filed ai District
Court *n Tuesday. The writ was
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They are full of eoger questions about why birds hop and
flowers "are” . . . they finger the wicket fence and tree bark
. . . they clutch your hand tightly and walk stiff-legged as
pouter pigeons . . . this is not their first spring, but certainly
the first they will remember . . . You dress them in soft tweeds
and child-like pastels . . . patent leather Mary Jane's . . .
white ribbed socks.
One very young man wears a double-breasted coat of 100%
copen blue wool. Belt and kick-pleat make the back easy
fitting . . . sizes 1 to 4, $5.95. Matching Eton cap, $1.25.
Another young man wears a wool camelshair coat with belted
back and comfortable raglan sleeves . . . sizes 2 to 4, $8.95.
Matching Eton cap, 78c.
Carol Sue's coat is the same style as "Big Sister's” but a
smaller plaid (properly labeledl in tan and blue . . . sizes
1 to 4, $10.95.
Her matching bonnet has a large shirred brim, $2.95.
"Big Sister” is a motherly six, buttons her own double-breasted
plaid reefer (properly labeled for fobric), $10.95.
She helps choose a rough straw bonnet with flowers under the
brim, $2.95, and a shoulder bag of 94°o wool, 6% cassein
felt to hold her Sunday School nickel, $2.
All the children wear mercerized cotton anklets (n white,
light blue, navy, red, yellow, beige or dark brown as the occa
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And for the girls . . . black patent leather Mary Jane's with
center buckle... sizes 8 Vi to 3, $3.95; sizes 3. Vi to 7, $4.95.
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