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3 WASHINGTON, D. C., APRIL 1, 1944. ♦ REAL ESTATE B Prince Georges Votes 10-Cent Tax Increase In $1,578,818 Budget New Appropriation Includes Continuance Of Teachers' Bonuses A 10-cent increase in the present $1.35 tax rate coupled with a $200. 000 boost in expenditures is con tained in a $1,578,818 budget for 1944-5 approved yesterday by the Frince Georges County Commission ers. The current year's budget is $1,376,180. Though next year's budget shows Bn increase of about $200,000 over current expenditures, total county increase will be more than $400,000. Approximately half of this amount, however, will be paid out of a sur plus fund of approximately $370,000. The School Board appropriation was increased from $708,000 for the current year to $1,124,045 for the coming year. Bonuses to Continue. The new appropriation includes provision for continuance of the two $200 annual bonuses being paid teachers by the county and State as proposed in a new teacher salary schedule presented by the Board of Education. The new schedule provides that the two bonuses be made a perma nent part of the teachers' basic salaries and calls for annual in creases of $75 instead of the present $50 increase every two years. Another item in the budget calls for the expenditure of $95,000 for the maintenance and operation of the new Prince Georges General Hospital near Cheverly. Other Items Listed. Other items in the budget include: Summer recreational program, $18.000—an increase of $5,000 over last year's appropriation; Welfare Board, $11,000 for the boarding of children in foster homes—this is the first time that such an item has been included in the budget, and $24,000 to provide for bonuses for county employes, including police men. Only $13,000 was appropriated for county employes’ bonuses during 1943-4 and no provision was made for policemen's bonuses. The appropriation for civilian de fense was cut $7,000 from the 1943-4 outlay of $25,000. Surplus Funds Used. Items to be paid from the county's surplus fund include: $13,500 for salaries for county assessors: $45, 200 for the care of indigent county residents in State institutions and correctional schools; $40,000 for election expenses; $12,753 for the hospitalization of indigent county residents; $13,509 for insurance on county buildings, including the new hospital; $14,000 for the payment of jurors and bailiffs in circuit court, and $130,000—an increase of $30, 000 over the 1943-4 figure—for the police department. In a statement issued after they approved the budget, the commis sioners stated that they have given careful consideration to all im provements requested by county residents. "We have also taken into con sideration the increased tax cost to the small property owners and have cut out that which we do not feel is essential and can be set up by other means to be taken care of later • * the commissioners asserted. Dr. Podolnick to Speak In Quantico Monday Dr. Nelson Podolnick, health offi cer for Fairfax. Stafford and Prince Wililam Counties, will speak on "Child Health” at 8 p.m. Monday at a meeting at the Quantico Colored . Church in observance of Negro Health Week. Students at the Regional High School, Manassas, and colored ele mentary school pupils will get tuberculin tests, Dr. Podolnick said. High school students also will receive free blood tests. -- i Save This Newspaper Many paper mills are shut ting down for lack of waste paper to convert into cartons for Army and Navy supplies shipped overseas. Every pound of old newspapers and maga zines is needed. 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Grants Motorists Grace on Tag Deadline District and Maryland 1943 autc tags expired at midnight last night i but police announced today that Washington motorists will be grant ed a period of grace over the week end during which no arrests will be made for driving on the old plates. Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, how ever, car owners must display 1944 licenses or get their cars off the streets, police said. No extension has been granted Maryland car owners and motorists from that State driving on last year's tags after midnight last night are subject to prosecution. Virginia automobiles will be re quired to display 1944 tags on April 15, police said. Police Arrest 7, Seize $2,300 in Gaming Raid 3 Men, 4 Women Charged In Seat Pleasant, Md. Prince Georges County police, led by Chief Ralph Brown, last night arrested three men and four women and confiscated seven adding ma chines. a number of lottery slips and approximately $2,300 in a raid on an alleged numbers establishment on Central avenue. Seat Pleasant, Md. Police listed those arrested and charged with possession of lottery slips as Charles L. Gear, 39, of Up per Marlboro; Clarence McClelland, 61, and Mrs. Katie McClelland, 58, both of the 3700 block of Thirty eighth avenue, Cottage City; Ed mond “Chick” Carrick, 34, of Seat Pleasant. Mary E. Tucker, 27, who, police said, lived at the Central ave nue address; Caroline Rood, 26, of the 6400 block of Buchanan street, Maryland Park, and Mae Mullins, 25, of the 500 block of Fairview avenue, Fairmont Heights. Police said all seven were released on bond pending a hearing in Trial Magistrate Court April 10. In addition to Chief Brown, others taking part in the raid included Sergt. Elon Turner, Carpi. Jack Dent and Officers Ralph E. Bond. Richard Eamshaw and John W. Siddall. New Bus Service Given Fairlington, Parkfairfax Effective today, residents of Fair lington and Parkfairfax will have bus service to and from Alexandria, R. T. Mitchell, traffic manager of the A. B. & W. Bus Co., said today. The new half-hourly service to Parkfairfax will start in Alexandria at 5:40 a.m. The route follows Rus sell road to Presidential Gardens, Arna Valley and Parkfairfax. The service will start fror Parkfairfax daily at 6:10 a.m. Hourly service from Fairlington will start at 6:30 a.m. and from Alexandria at 7 a.m. The route fol lows King street road to Scroggins road and Braddock road to Fair lingtojl. A half-hour service schedule to Braddock Heights throughout the day was announced by Mr. Mitchell. Service starts at 6:15 a.m. from Alexandria and 7 a.m. from Wash ington. The new routes will go to the Alexandria terminal at Cameron and Pitt streets, from Preston and Martha Custis drives in Parkfair fax. and from Thirty-first and Co lumbus streets south, in Fairlington. The shuttle bus from Braddock and Russell road to Fairlington is dis continued. Arlington Child Loses Life As Fire Sweeps Home Carolyn E. Tyson. colored. 3-year old daughter of James and Mabel Tyson. 5200 North Nineteenth street. Arlington, was burned to death at her home yesterday despite the ef forts of a Clarendon volunteer fire man to save her. Fireman Dooley Georgie, 27, of 1023 North Edgewood street entered the burning house and passed the child to waiting firemen outside, where she was pronounced dead Firemen said the child’s parents were not at home when the fire started. They said Frank Grant, 25. and Ruby Parker, 23. both col ered, who were in the house, de clared the blaze originated in a bed room. Cause of the fire was un known. 4522 49th Street N.W. *11,500 A lovely 7-room home. Wide corner lot. 7 rooms, 5 rooms on first floor, including 2 bed rooms and bath. 2 bedrooms and bath on second floor with private entrance. Immaculate condition. Oil hot-water heat. Garage. Vacant. Possession with title. Directions' Out Massachusetts Ave nue to \9th Street, right to property. Open Sunday 10 to 6 P.M. F. A. TWEED CO. Exclusive Agent 5504 Conn. Ave. EM. 1290 | UNUSUAL—IDEAL | jg Only $1.22 a day will pay for gj P a new brick home in this gar- g<E den spot of nearby Virginia, !gj Low down payment and the Py m 'mall monthly charge includes g interest, principal payment, 5; taxes and insurance. Priced I) 5p from $5,750 to $6,000. Con- gj venient to express buses. Jj Call Mr. Ivey TODAY-1 TEmple 2600. He will show g> you furnished sample home. ®]T0 REACH take A B. W. bus & jjSj marked Alexandria Express or Sc ffliPotomoc Yards at 12th and Pcnna e) P Ave , or drive over Highway Bridge Br and south on No. 1 highway to 1 q /"V"" I mifmM/m P J. Wesley Buchanan, Realtor Two Dead, 5 Injured After Ambulance and Trailer-Truck Crash Rescue Car on Mercy Mission Hits Vehicle On New York Avenue Two persons, one an 18-year old youth, were dead today fol lowing a crash last night which wrecked a Biadensburg Volun teer Fire Department Rescue Squad ambulance as it sped to ward Casualty Hospital with a colored man who had been se verely slashed in a fight earlier in the evening. Five other persons, including the ambulance driver, were injured when the rescue vehicle p 1 o wed into a trailer truck at New York avenue and B 1 a d e n s burg road N.E. Four are in Casualty Hospital and the fifth was taken to G a 11 i n g e r H o spital, police asserted. Robert E. Loh man, 18, of 4011 Forty- eighth street. Bladens Robert I.ohman. b U1'g, M d., a member of the rescue squad, died in Casualty Hospital a few hours after the accident. He suffered in ternal injuries, police said. Ambulance Patient Found Dead. Also ddad is Buster Fleming, 35, colored, of Biadensburg. Police said he was brought by friends to the Biadensburg Firehouse shortly be fore 10 p.m. suffering from severe knife or razor wounds of the ab domen , and bleeding profusely. Fleming’s friends told police he had been in a fight with another col ored man. Police broadcast an alarm for Fleming's assailant. Young Lohman and Dennis J. Murphy, 39, of 4722 Annapolis road, Bladensburg, driver of the ambulance, placed Fleming ih the rescue car and set out for Casualty Hospital. Morton W. Ben nett, 26, of Col lege Park, Md„ and Jimmy O. Bennett, 18, of 7004 F street, Seat Pleasant, Md., also mem bers of the res cue squad, ac companied them as did Walter P. Fleming, 22, col ored, and James Burrow’s, 22, col ored, a relative and friend of the wounded man, police said. Dennis Murphy. The trailer truck, owned by the Harris Motor Lines, Inc., of Char lotte, N. C.. was driven, police said, by Floyd Starling, 30, of Burlington, N. p;/ The truck had turned into Bladensburg road from New York avenue just as the ambulance reached the intersection. AtiUpsy to Be Performed. Police and passing motorists re moved the occupants of the ambu lance from the wreckage and rushed them to the hospital. Fleming was dead upon arrival at Casualty Hospital, police said, and doctors were not able to determine whether he died from the knife wounds or from injuries sustained in the collision. Coroner A. Ma gruder MacDonald will perform an autopsy today to determine the cause. All of the injured in Casualty and Gallinger Hospitals were suffer ing from lacerations and bruises and the ambulance driver was said to be suffering from shock. None is in a-serious condition, police said. Schilling Audience With Pope Reported By the Associated Press. STOCKHOLM, April 1—Max Schmeling, former world heavy weight boxing champion, had an audience with Pope Pius XII yes terday, the German-controlled Scandinavian Telegraph Bureau re ported today from Rome, n in in in in in in in in in trj ej Uii GiJ eu e*l EJ Gil CiJ Qfj cu Ej Qjj qjj *0^*» • For Refinancing For Home Purchasing For Remodeling • For a modernized di rect-reduction, home loan that -leads to "Debt-Free” homes, see the FIRST FED ERAL first. • Lowest Interest Cost Computed on the re ducing balance each month. © Easy monthly pay ments that include taxes and all insur ance costs in one pay ment. • No commissions and no renewal fees—lib eral prepayment priv ileges. • Convenient method for making payments by mail. • Office conveniently located. Prompt and courteous service. Write, phone or call. District 2340 FIRST FCMRflL savmos add loan association C o nvenient ly 1. n rated 610 13th St.NAV. (Bet. F & G) (No Branch Offices) NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART—When the late Andrew W. Mellon, former Secretary of the Treasury, arranged for presentation to the people of his art collection and a $15,000,000 building in which to house it and other renowned collections, he stipulated that it be called the National Gallery of Art rather than by his own name. Dedicated, as Mr. Mellon requested, “to the entire Nation” by President Roosevelt on March 17, 1941, the 785-foot gallery already contains the collections of Samuel H. Kress and Joseph E. Widener and is constantly acquiring more masterpieces. One of the largest monumental edifices in the world, it is constructed of “pink” marble which glows with a rosy hue on a rainy day. Helen Gatch Durston has sketched it from the Mall. The affairs of the gallery, established as an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, are administered by a board of trustees headed, by the Chief Justice of the United States. Tax Bill Cost to Maryland Estimated at $100,000 By the Associated Press. ANNAPOLIS, April 1.—State Con troller J. Millard Tawes estimates the Maryland Treasury would lose approximately $100,000 annually if Federal employes are exempted from paying State income tax. A House-approved bill provides that the salary of a United States employe or officer would be subject to a State income tax only in a State where he maintained a legal residence. Mr. Tawes contends that the bill, if passed, would give preference to Federal employes living in Maryland temporarily, but maintaining legal residence in another State. Deputy Controller Joseph O’C. McCusker expressed doubt of the constitutionality of such a law, while Mr. Tawes said the act, if passed, would in effect amend Mary land income tax law and only the State Legislature has the power to change State law. Jewish Group invites Servicemen to Seder The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Jew ish community group has invited servicemen from the Bethesda Naval Hospital and Walter Reed Hospital to attend a community Passover Seder at the Bethesda Recreation Center on the evening of April 8, it was announced yesterday by Joel D. Wolfsohn, president. Regular Friday night services are now being conducted, it was an nounced. On April 14 Matthew Ep stein will speak on ‘‘Sholem Asch and the Jewish Question,” and on April 21 Mrs. Emanuel Borenstein will speak on the ‘‘Background and Development of Jewish Music.” It"" — ""**"*"""^^"^1 OPEN SUNDAY North Cleveland Park 3804 Alton PI. N.W. $11,950 Detached, 7 rooms, ll/2 baths, 2-car garage, oil heat, nice lot, reconditioned throughout. High elevation, near schools, stores and transportation. /£$tvumnger'& Sam 1730 K St. NA. 2040 l ■ Daily Rationing f$jReminders®ti> Canned and Frozen Foods, Etc,— Book No. 4, blue stamps A-8, B-8, C-8, D-8 and E-8 good Indefinitely. Blue stamps F-8, G-8, H-8, J-8 valid Saturday and good indefi nitely. Each stamp worth 10 points. Blue tokens are being used as change. Meats, Fats, Etc.—Book No. 4, red stamps A-8. B-8, C-8, D-8, E-8 F-8, G-8, H-8 and J-8 good in definitely. Stamps K-8, L-8 and M-8 valid April 8 and good indefi nitely. Each stamp worth 1C points. Red tokens are being used as change. Points for Fats—Your meat dealer will pay two ration points for each pound of waste kitchen fats you turn in. Sugar—Book No. 4, stamp 30 valid for 5 pounds indefinitely. Book No. 4, stamp 40 good for 5 pounds for home canning through Febru ary 28, 1945. Stamp No. 31 good for 5 pounds beginning April 1. Gasoline—No. 9-A coupons good for 3 gallons through May 8. B-2, C-2, B-3 and C-3 coupons good for 5 gallons each. Fuel Oil—Period No. 4 coupons valid through September 30. Period No. 5 coupons valid through Septem ber 30. All good for 10 gallons per unit. Consumers in this area should not have used more than 87 per cent of their total vearly fuel oil ration as of March 26. For a QUICK SALE LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITH MITCHELL QUICK “Quick Service—Quick Result** 322 Inv. Bldg. 01. 5252—RA. 3418 We will buy deferred purchase money sec ond trust notes se cured on residential property. COLUMBIA MORTGAGE COMPANY 916 Woodward Bide. NA. 1936 Baltimorean Convicted In Tobacco Hijacking By the Associated Press. BALTIMORE. April 1.—Antonio Imbraguglia, Baltimore tavern own er, was convicted by a Criminal Court jury last night of receiving stolen cigarettes from a truckload valued at about $32,000. He was released in $10,000 bail pending a motion for a new trial. John Cemiglia, Baltimore garage owner who was charged jointly with Imbraguglia in a three-count in dictment, was acquitted. The jury deliberated two hours. Robert L. Grove, Frederick whole sale grocer and member of the Maryland Hotise of Delegates, was convicted last week of receiving 60 cases of the cigarettes. Seder Service Planned Jewish service members and civil ians will gather at the Indian Spring Country Club, Silver Spring, Md., next Friday for a Seder service, part of the Passover religious festival, it was announced today by John W. Waxier, manager of the club. V. R. Daly to Speak Victor R. Daly, chief of the Negro service division of the United States Employment Service, will discuss employment opportunities for col ored persons in the District over Station WWDC at 9 p.m. tomorrow. BEAUTIFUL DETACHED BRICK HOME 5915 16th St. Open Today and Sunday—11 to 7 You will enjoy inspecting this really beautiful home. It is splen- | didly constructed, with 13-inch brick walls, including the sun parlors at rear of house. It contains 10 rooms and 3 baths. Center-hall effect—splendid condition. Strictly modern, oil heat. Tiled kitchen and lavatory on 1st floor. Extra large yard. Two- j car brick garage. Property clear—easily financed-—immediate possession. It Is Priced to Sell Quickly Call TA. IMilO Sunday or nifhts for further information and inspection. Realtor MJETZLilR | Dl. 8600 Exclusive Aoent 1106 Vt. Ave. I ___ __. CLEVELAND PARK 3433 34th STREET N.W. (Southeast Corner of 34th and Ordway Sts.) A very unusual and attractive center-hall home on a wide corner lot, having a frontage of 95 feet, containing 11,515 square feet. The house has just been completely renovated throughout. It consists of a large living room, dining room, master bedroom and complete both, butler's pantry and kitchen on the first floor; four bedrooms, two baths and sleeping porch on the second floor; two finished rooms and storage room on the third floor General Electric heating system; two-car built-in garage and moid's both in basement. ,The property is vacant and priced for immediate sale at $23,950. For Appointment to Inspect, Call Mr. Leigh, Wl. 3799 BOSS AND PHELPS 1417 K Street N.W. Realtors National 9300 Marvin E. Campbell Buried at Leonardtown Special Dispatch to The Star. LEONARDTOWN, Md., April 1.—. Funeral services for Marvin E. Campbell, jr„ 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Campbell, sr., of St. Clements Shores, were held yester day at the St. Paul's Methodist Church here. The services were con ducted by the Rev. George Dent Naylor. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were members of the senior class of the Margaret Brent High School, Helen, from which he would have graduated in June. He is survived by his parents and a brother and sister. i Welfare Board to Ask Additional Funds for Child Care Program Will Urge Commissioners To Provide $18,500 for Purpose in 1945 The Board cf Public Welfare, in dorsing a proposal that it assume responMbility for day care of chil dren of working mothers not covered under the Board of Education pro gram. announced yesterday it would recommend that the Commissioners add approximately $18,500 for the purpose in the 1945 fiscal bill. The service would care for children under 2 years of age. Recommendations to the Commis sioners for a wartime shift in per sonnel in the District Penal Insti tutions to fill the vacancy of super intendent of Industries caused by the death of Prank Meade also were announced. The changes, suggested only as war emergency assignments, would put William Meade, now business man ager, in his former position as super intendent' of indust-ies. Other Shifts Suggested. E. Allen Green, now iail superin I tendent, would be shifted to his former position as business man ager: Claude O. Botkin, superin tendent of the reformatory, would be made superintendent of the jail, and ; E. J. Welch would be moved up to ' superintendent of reformatory from I his present past as deputy super intendent. Paul Pegelow, now captain of the guard of the reformatory, would suc ceed Mr Welch, and John Duncan, now captain of the watch, would succeed Mr. Pegelow. Such recommendations usually are approved, board officials ex plained, adding that the changes were suggested because of the pres ent difficulties of filling certain po sitions with experienced personnel. No demotions are involved, it was said. The recommendations were in cluded in a report on board actiqp after its first monthly meeting under the chairmanship of Edgar Morris. Declaring the board believed the public should be better informed on its work, the new chairman said he was inaugurating a policy of making news available at regular intervals. Mr. Morris succeeded Frederick W. McReynolds, who recently resigned in protest against the bill to strip the board of its administrative pow ers. Service Now Provided. The proposed program for day care of children of working moth ers, recently recommended by a Council of Social Agencies commit (See WELFARE BOARDrPg- B-5.) $10,750-Chevy Chase, D. C. BUNGALOW TYPE EXCELLENT VALUE 3202 McKinley Street N.W. BEDROOM AND BATH—FIRST FLOOR FOUR BEDROOMS AND BATH—SECOND FLOOR (now arranged as 2 apts.) Owner leaving the city, will give immediate possession. First floor: Large porch, living room with fireplace, den (or bedroom), large dining room, kitchen, pantry, bed room, bath and heated sleeping porch room. Second floor: 3 rooms, kitchen and bath. Modern improve ments are to be found, including hot-water heat, elec tric blower, two electric refrigerators, rock wool insula tion, built-in garage. Nice lot with trees, rear fenced in. Open Sunday 1 to 6 P.M. THOS J. FISHER, INC. Realtors 738 15th Street N.W. DE. 6830 Exclusive Agent A MOST CONVENIENT LOCATION f V . —...I 3753 NORTHAMPTON ST., CHEVY CHASE, 0. C. $12,950.00 The Masonry Bungalow type residence, now being completely reconditioned and made ready for your immediate occupancy. Southern exposure, on wide lot, with grove of shade trees, and ! a separate area for flower or victory garden. Twenty-five-foot living room, dining room, butler's pantry, kitchen with built-in cabinets, large bedroom and complete bath on first floor. Two large bedrooms and bath, with storage room on second floor. Hot-woter heat with o;l burner. Two-car detached garace on paved alley. JUST ONE BLOCK FROM SHOPPING CENTER i THEATER, CHURCHES, PAROCHIAL SCHOOL AND BUS. OPEN TODAY AND SUNDAY 7*o reach: Out Conn Ate., thru Chew Chase, /) c , to Northampton Street, turn right to property. cchose' ”0ONESfr(ft « ^ WYL.OREM jiuprcs. J__RfAltor.