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old Sharon Ruth Westfield wears a service star on her left
shoulder for the father she has never seen, Staff Sergt. Lowell
Westfield, who is somewhere in the Southwest Pacific area.
— A. P. Wirephoto.
Lyle C. Wilson Named
Gridiron Club Head
Lyle C. Wilson, chief of the Wash
ington Bureau of the United Press
Associations, yesterday was elected
president of the Gridiron Club for
1945, during
which time the
club will cele
brate its 60th
anniversary. He
succeeds Charles
O. Gridley of
the Chicago Sun
and Denver
Before he
came to Wash
ington as a
member of the
United Press
Bureau in 1924,
Mr. Wilson was
a London COr- Mr. Wilson,
respondent for that organization
and cable editor in New York. He
became general manager of the
Washington bureau in 1933. He was
awarded the Distinguished Service
Medal in Journalism by the Uni
versity of Missouri in 1940.
The club elected Raymond P.
Brandt of the St. Louis Post
Dispatch vice president. Charles
G. Ross of the same newspaper was
re-elected secretary and Paul R.
Leach, Chicago Daily News, was re
elected treasurer. Lewis Wood. New
York Times, was again elected his
torian and the following were
elected members of the Executive
Committee: Walter S. Buel. Cleve
land Plain Dealer; Richard L. Wil
son, Des Moines Register and
Tribune, and Kirke L. Simpson, As
sociated Press.
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OPA Liquor Action
Seeks $5,292,372
In the biggest Office of Price Ad
ministration suit ever filed here,
Price Administrator Chester Bowles
late yesterday asked a total of
$5,292,372 damages from four large
liquor concerns, a number of their
officers, directors and others, for
alleged price ceiling violations in
liquor sales.
The suit, filed in District Court in
behalf of OPA and Paul L. Ross, re
gional enforcement executive of New
York, is a companion suit to one
filed several days ago in New York.
It was filed here in event there
might be any question of New York
courts having jurisdiction, according
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enforcement attorney.
The defendants include the Amer
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Foster A Co.. New York; Country
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Ky., and Ben Burke, Inc., Boston.
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celling charges. It asks straight
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of treble damages. In addition, the
suit asks $1,615,605 in treble dam
ages in one of the counts for al
leged overcharges of $538,535.
Kiwanians to Hear Hughes
Karl P. Hughes, Washington traf
fic manager for United Air Lines,
will give an illustrated talk at the
Kiwanis Club luncheon Thursday at
the Mayflower Hotel on new air
liners and flying equipment planned
for "the postwar age of flight.”
Morning Star Lodge
Plans Memorial Rites
Morning Star Lodge of Colored
Elks will hold its annual memorial
services at 7:30 o’clock tonight at
the Asbury Methodist Church, as
sisted by Forest Temple No. 9.
At a recent meeting officers of
the lodge were elected as follows:
Charles A. Marshall, exalted ruler;
George B. Clark, esteemed leading
knight; Rudolph Burrel, esteemed
lecturing knight; Franklin B. Parker,
esteemed loyal knight; Raymond
Johnson, esquire; Alfred Jackson,
Inner guard; Alfred Wilson, tiler;
Albert Madison, master of social
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