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Ttllrt Qgfvv*) WASHINGTON AND VICINITY D £luttg ^I^ll FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1946. __ _ ^ Official Clarifies looting Law in Montgomery New Act Is Needed :: To Permit Unaffiliated : Citizens to Ballot • !<i •y *h« Associated Pr«»» BALTIMORE, May 31.—Attorney General William Curran said last Mght that a new legislative act will be necessary to permit unaf llliated voters of Baltimore City and Montgomery and Washington Counties, whether veterans of World War II or not, to vote in the June *4 primaries. Gov. O’Connor had asked for Mr. Curran’s opinion on petitions he has •feceived asking that a special ses sion be called to clarify the voting iilpaws. * Mr. Curran said he had mailed his opinion to the Governor and al though he declined to give the exact text, he made these observations •to clear up some real or fancied Misconceptions:” ■ 1. That in 21 of the 23 counties, there will be another registration day on June 18, at which persons May register or affiliate himself .with a party if now unaffiliated. Absentee Ballot Permitted. 2. That in Baltimore City, Mont gomery and Washington Counties; veterans discharged within 30 days Of the primary may make applica tion for a ballot under the absentee voting law; 3. That persons in the two coun ties and Baltimore had the right to register through May 24 or to affili ate with a party if they were un affiliated. If they did not exercise this right, whether they are veterans or nonveterans, they cannot vote Under the present law. 4. “In dealing with Section 29(B), relating to cancellation of the regis tration of persons who have not voted within five years, while we be lieve that a policy of liberal con-1 6tructicn should be followed, we are | forced to the conclusion that the provisions of this section are man datory. , "However, it does not apply to a person in the armed forces. • * • Senators Ask Special Session. “Any veteran who has received a eard of cancellation (of registration) or any veteran, though he has not received such a card, but knows he has not voted within the last five yea^s, will have no difficulty in hav ing his registration card restored to the precinct simply by making ap plication to the Board of Supervisors up to the time the binders go out to the precincts.” Earlier, State Senators Stephen B Campbell, jr., and E. Milton Altfield had called for a special session of the Legislature. Under terms of a 1945 bill, elec tion supervisors were directed to cancel the registrations of persons who had not voted in the past five years. Some persons, including Senator Radcliffe, Democrat, of Maryland and William Preston Lane of Ha gerstown, a candidate for the Dem ocratic nomination for Governor, asked Gov. O’Conor to call a spe cial session. They asserted that many veterans who were overseas would be disfranchised under the present law. Curraft’s Action Criticized. Gov. O’Conor took no action on calling the session pending advice from the Attorney General on “various aspects of the present sit uation.” Meanwhile, former Representative John A. Meyer, who is seeking re nomination, asserted that Attorney General Curran had a personal “stake” in the election since his Democratic organization has a ticket in the field. “It is most unfortunate,” Mr. Meyer advised the Governor, “that the Attorney General in his advis ory capacity to the election officials, knowing of the cessation of hostili ties more than a year ago, did not anticipate the woeful inadequacy of l the prevailing registration and elec tion machinery, so far as our thou #*sands of returning veterans are con ; cerned,” Mr. Meyer concluded that "we are left with but one alternative and that is the calling of a special ses sion of the Legislature.” /Elm to Be Dedicated In Park Tomorrow / Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant. 3d, chair man, National Capital Park and Planning Commission, will dedicate the George Washington elm in the B. F. Gilbert Memorial Park at 3 p.m. tomorrow. The park is located between Takoma and Eastern ave nues and Piney Branch road. The dedication exercises are under the auspices of the North Takoma Improvement Club, of which C. A. Reed is president. The tree was 'Obtained through the efforts of the . Club and is a graft descendant of the original elm under which Gen. George Washington accepted his commission as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army at Cam bridge, Mass. a Park officials said that in the event of rain the ceremony will be held in the auditorium of the Bliss Electrical School, Takoma Park. Businessmen to Launch Food Drive Monday The Mount Rainier Businessmen’s Association will launch a drive Mon day to collect food as part of the UNRRA emergency food collection campaign throughout the country. J Francis Leverone is general chair -man of the local drive and Raymond Kelly will direct house-to-house col lections with the aid of members of Boy Scout Troop 203. Tarpon Strays, Sets Caught in Chesapeake Bay Special Dispatch to The Star ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 31.—A 62 pound tarpon, far from Its native climes, the Florida waters and Gulf of Mexico, was caught yesterday in Chesapeake Bay by Talbert Wilde rtf Shadyside. sgS&JtJwas the second tarpon known '-■'to hfcve been caught in bay waters I:fish, which Mr. Wilde caught jf«a net, is 5 feet long. It is on dis may at the Woodfield Fish & Ovster Co., Galesville. “BUT DON’T GO NEAR THE WATER”—Swimmers and tan seekers were out in droves yesterday for the opening of the East Potomac Pool. Here Hazel Williamson, 4510 Fifteenth street N.W., tries on the “swim fins” of John Oreto, 315 C street S.E. —Star Staff Photo. Polling Places Named For June 24 Primary By Montgomery Board The Montgomery County super visors of elections have selected polling places for the Democratic and Republican primary elections to be held in the county June 24, as follows: Laytonsville district: Modern Woodmen's Hall, Laytonsville. Clarksburg: Public school, Clarks burg. Poolesville; Waverly Hall, Pooles ville. Rockville: First precinct, St. Mary's Hall; 2d precinct, fire engine house; 3d precinct, Presbyterian Sunday schoolroom; 4th precinct, Garrett Park Chapel, Garrett Park. Colesville: First precinct, public school, Colesville; 2d precinct, Grange Hall, Burtonsville; 3d pre cinct, recreation center, Hillandale. Darnestown: First precinct. Rice’s garage, Darnestown; 2d precinct, store at Travilah. Bethesda—First precinct, Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. East West highway, Bethesda; 2d pre cinct, library, Connecticut avenue and Lenox street, Chevy Chase; 3d precinct, fire department building, Glen Echo; 4th precinct, elementary school, Wilson lane, Bethesda; 5th precinct, fire en^jpe house, Chevy Chase; 6th precinct, elementary school, Rosemary street, Chevy Chase; 7th precinct, elementary school, Baltimore avenue and Mas sachusetts avenue extended, Be thesda; 8th precinct, Lutheran Church, Bethesda; 9th precinct, East Bethesda elementary school, end of West Virginia avenue, Be thesda; 10th precinct, elementary school, Bethesda avenue, Alta Vista, Bethesda; 11th precinct, Somerset school, Cumberland avenue and Warwick place, Bethesda; 12th pre cinct, Bradley elementary school, Madison and Hartsdale avenues, Bethesda; 20th precinct, library, Connecticut avenue and Lenox street, Chevy Chase; 21st precinct, Methodist Church, Connecticut ave nue and Shepherd street, Chevy Chase; 22d precinct, Chevy Chase Women’s Club, Connecticut avenue and Dunlop street. Olney; First precinct, Hawkin’s Shop, Olney; 2d precinct, Memorial Hall, Brookeville. Gaithersburg: First precinct, Ma sonic Hall, Gaithersburg; 2d pre cinct, Volunteer Fire Department Building, Diamond and Russell ave nues, Gaithersburg. Potomac: Public school, Potomac. Barnesville: Communitly Hall, Bamesville. Damascus; Junior O. U. M. Hall, Damascus. Wheaton: First precinct, public school, Glenmont; 2d precinct, Mann Motors Co., 8199 Georgia avenue, Silver Spring; 3d precinct, Armory, Kensington: 4th precinct, Takoma Junior High School, Takoma Park, 5th precinct, Armory, Silver Spring; 6th precinct, fire engine house, Ta koma Park; 7th precinct, Woodside School, 8900 block, Georgia avenue and Ballard street, Silver Spring; 8th precinct, Ascension Church parish house, Silver Spring; 9th pre cinct, Washington Missionary Col lege, girls’ dormitory, Takoma Park; 10th precinct, Jesup Blair Commun ity House, Silver Spring; 11th pre cinct, Methodist Church, Four Cor ners; 12th precinct, Indian Spring Club, Colesville road, Silver Spring; 13th precinct, Piney Branch Apart ments, Silver Spring; 14th precinct, Grace Church, Grace Church road 2 Virginia Democrats Hit Convention Plan to Name Glass'Successor By th« Associated Press RICHMOND. Va., May 31.—The convention method of nominating a Democratic successor to the late Senator Glass was under fire by two prominent Virginia antiorgan:zation Democrats who insisted that a nom inee be selected at a primary elec tion rather than by a State conven tion as proposed by State Demo cratic Chairman Horace H. Edwards. Mr. Edwarffs has contended that it is too late to file for nomination in the August 6 primary and has promised a statement later on the legal aspects of the situation. Dead line for filing in the primary was early in May. Representative Burch, Democrat, was appointed by Gov. Tuck yes terday to Senator Glass’ seat pend ing the November election. Hutchinson, Plunkett Attack Plan. Martin A. Hutchison, antiorgan ization candidate for the Democratic nomination for Senator Byrd’s seat, and Moss A. Plunkett, Roanoke at torney, yesterday challenged Mr. Edwards’ viewpoint and called for a Democratic primary. Charging that “a convention lends itself better to dictatorial control than does a primary,” Mr. Hutchin son, former secretary of the State Democratic Committee, asserted: "More than 60 days remain be fore the August primary and I am positive in view ef conflicting stat utes that the machine, or ‘indi visible government’ as it has been so aptly called, could nominate by primary if it chose to do so.” He added that he felt certain At torney General Staples could find "all the legal authority necessary if he will only put his mind to the task.” The latest copy of the party plan that he could And, Mr. Hutchinson said, had this to say on the matter: "All powers which inhere In the Democratic party of Virginia or the Democratic State Convention shall be vested in the Democratic State Central Committee at such times as the Democratic State Convention is not in session.” And he added: "Under these circumstances, the committee may call for .lomination by primary now, if it chooses.” Plunkett Cites Virginia Code. The Senate aspirant said he rea lized the issue had only an indirect bearing on his candidacy, but that he believed “the Democrats of this State have a right to select their candidates, for whatever offices, in the traditional and Democratic manner.” In an open letter to Mr. Edwards, Mr. Plunkett cited Section 226 of the Virginia Code, which provides what shall be done in case of cer tain vacancies, saying that it “gives the properly constituted authorities of the Democratic party the right to permit the filing of declarations of candidacy for nomination in the Democratic primary on August 6, to such office.” In a telegram sent to th« State chairman earlier, Mr. Plunkett, who heads the Southern Electoral Re form League, urged that “you and the State Democratic Committee give this matter immediate con sideration.” and Georgia avenue, Silver Spring; 20th precinct, Presbyterian Church, Takoma Park; 21st precinct, library, Sherman avenue, near Carrol ave nue, Takoma Park, and 22d precinct, Camig’s old market, rear 405 Flower avenue, Takoma Park. Two Meetings Called to Avert Bakers' Strike Union Insistent Employers Give More-Work Pledge Efforts to forestall a bakers’ strike which would shut off about 80 per cent of the District’s normal bread supply will be continued in two meetings tomorrow, Charles B. Mc Closky, business agent of Local 118, Bakery Workers’ International Union (AFL). said today. Whether the strike will be called depends largely on what promises for more flour—and more work for bakers—can be given at a joint meeting of the union and employers at 10 am. tomorrow. Four hours later the union will meet to consider strike action based on guarantees of steadier employ ment from the employers. The union’s Executive Committee is au thorized to call a strike at any time without a vote of the membership. No Action Until Monday. Mr. McClosky indicated the strike call will be deferred at least until after Monday, when he is scheduled to appear before the Senate Small Businessmen’s Committee. Secretary of Agriculture Anderson also will testify on the domestic wheat situa tion. "I don't know what relief the committee can give us,” Mr. Mc Closky said, "but it is the only group that has at least bothered about our condition. Everywhere else we have gone we have run into a stone wall.” The District is getting less than 10 per cent of the flour now being milled, although the Agriculture De partment promised 75 per cent for domestic consumption, Mr. McClosky added. Mills Closed by Tuesday. By Tuesday, all mills will be shut down with the June allotments al ready milled, the union leader add ed. By spreading out the available flour, local bakeries have kept going on about 50 per cent of usual pro duction, he said. He said the bakers were ‘•serious” about calling the strike as a means of calling attention to the situation. With wholesale plants 100 per cent i unionized, only bread by small retail i concerns will go to consumers. One large wholesale baker here figured he had enough flour to con tinue curtailed operations through iJuly. As conditions now exist, there | would be a month’s lapse before the spring wheat crop milling in August. June Week Events Begin at Annapolis •y lH* Associated Frost ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 31.—June week begins today at the Naval Academy. This climactic week in the life of every academy first classman will end Wednesday with graduation exercises and commissioning as en signs in the Navy or second lieu tenants in the Marine Corps for most class members. On today’s June week schedule are a baseball game with Iowa Pre Flight, tennis against Dartmouth, presentation of athletic and extra curricular awards and the “No More Rivers” ceremony in which the graduating class traditionally cele brates the fact that all their exam inations are over and there are no "rivers” between them and a com mission. A dance for winners of the Navy athletic “N” will be held tonight. The big event of tomorrow Is the* ring dance, at which the “drags” of second classmen will slip class rings on the fingers of their dates. Baccalaureate ceremonies will be held Sunday in the academy chapel. The brigade of midshipmen will stage a formal parade Monday and Vice Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch will hold his annual garden party. Another brigade parade will be held on graduation eve, at which colors will be presented to the com mander of the winning company by the color girl. A farewell ball will be held that night. $ 15,000 in Damages Asked In Suit Against Alexandria A suit for $15,000 damages against the city of Alexandria has been filed in Alexandria Circuit Court by Mrs. Sarah Stacks, 939 Florida ave nue N.W. In her suit, Mrs. Stacks charges that the city deprived her of her property at Second and North Pitt streets and extended the latter thoroughfare without due process of law. In addition, her attorney, Edwin C. Brown, claims that the city never made any payment to Mrs. Stacks for the property, which was part of Arlington County until 1930, when it was annexed by Alexandria. NATION’S WAR DEAD HONORED—Gen. Omar N. Bradley, veterans’ administrator, speaks at Memorial Day ceremonies in Arlington Cemetery. More than 3,000 persons gathered to pay tribute to the men who gave their lives in all of the country’s wars. —Star Staff Photo. Taking part in Memorial Day exercises at Battle Ground National Cemetery were (left to right): Maj. Joseph A. Walker, past commander, Fort Stevens Post, American Legion; Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant III of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission; Brig. Gen. George C. Beach, commanding general, Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Hospital; John Clagett Proc tor. program chairman, and Charles W. Ray, pre sident of the Brightwood Citizens’ Association. Plan for Clergyman To Counsel Students Heard by Methodists By Caspar Nannes Star Staff Correspondent WESTMINSTER, Md., May 31.— A plan lor a full-time minister to counsel Methodist students at the University of Maryland and George. Washington University was proposed this morning at the seventh annual meeting of the Baltimore Confer ence of the Methodist Church by the Rev. W. W. Delaplain. executive secretary of the conference's Board of Education. The plan advanced by Mr. Dela plain is scheduled to take effect Sep-; tember 1. Its basic concept, Mr. Delaplain explained, is to help Meth odist students away at school to re tain their church ties. The minister would advise, plan recreational activities and suggest courses of study for those of the approximately 1,500 Methodist stu "dents at the two District and Mary land universities who seek his help. Sunday was designated by the meeting yesterday as a “day of prayer to God that the alcohol beverage trade in America be cur tailed.” School o (Evangelism Proposed. Chaplains atending school under the GI Bill of Rights will be exempt from making payments to the conference annuity fund during that period of study, the convention decided yesterday. The meeting also set the annuity rate for minis ters at $26 per year through 1946-47. A school of evangelism in each of the conference's six districts to train people in visitation work was pro posed to the convention by the Rev. Edward G. Latch, chairman of the Conference Board of Evangelism and pastor of Metropolitan Methodist Church of Washington. The school would be under the direction of the district superintendent of each Methodist district. Mr. Latch pointed out in his report that the Washing ton area School of Evangelism last year brought more than 8,000 per sons into the church as the result of its work. The Rev. Dr. Clovis Chappell, pas tor of Mount Vernon Place Method ist Church of Washington from 1918 to 1924 and at present pastor of a Charlotte (N. C.) church, told the gathering yesterday “America is part of the world and it cannot get away from that fact.” He pointed out the welfare of other nations af fected that of the United States and must be considered in our plans. Dr. Chappell will address the confer ence session this afternoon. Bishop James H. Straughan of the Pittsburgh area will continue his addresses to the morning meetings tomorrow and Sunday. Bishop S. K. Mondol, native Bishop of India, NEW COLLEGE DEAN—Hugh G. Price, Bethesda -Chevy Chase High School chemistry teacher, who has been named dean of the proposed Mont gomery Junior College. Classes are expected to open in Sep temper in the high school. • ! will speak at the evening sessioq to ! day. The afternoon session tomorrow will be devoted to the annual meet ing of the Baltimore Conference Youth Fellowship. Washington lay delegates present at the convention are O. O. Thomen, secretary-treasurer of the Confer ence Board of Lay Activities; D. Stewart Patterson, Baltimore Con ference lay leader; J. E. Sampson, Charles A. Matthews, M. H. B. Hoff man, Miss Edna L. Gay, James Shertzer, C. E. Van Orstrand, Miss Eveleen M. Hobbs, W. E. Pittman, O. T. Harlow, C. E. Thornbetg, Mrs. E. G. Gentle, G. W. King, P. M. Barrows, Marvin M. McLean, Mrs. T. R. Clifton, Van W. Roberds, W. H. Holmes, M. F. Peck, Paul Lindsey, Clarence Pope, P. R. Ayres, A. E. Martin, J. B. Dorman, R. D. Kinney, D. U. Gunter and J. H. Allen. Also, W. D. Hannon, Mrs. Hamil ton Linthicum, C. W. Mead, Elmer Gray, Dr. Robert Bogue, W. E. Springer, Stephen T. Porter, Mrs. J, Williamson Cook, J. M. Hall, H. A. Hapens, C. H. Hamerick, Robert Anderson, D. F. Holtman and Armin Clement. More than 500 ministers and lay delegates from the conference’s six districts in Maryland, Washington, Virginia and West Virginia are at tending the convention, which con tinues through Sunday. Bishop Charles Wesley Flint of the Washington area, president of the Baltimore Conference, presided. The convention opened Wednesday. Cub Pack to Donate Foil Members of the Maury School Scout Cub Pack, Alexandria, will bring tinfoil to a meeting at the school at 7 o’clock tonight. The tinfoil will be sold in an effort to raise funds to assist a leper colony at Kapango, Africa. National and State Leaders Attend Rites For Senator Glass §y th» Associated Press LYNCHBURG, Va„ May 31.—Na tional and State associates paid final respects to Senator Carter Glass yesterday as the 88-year-old Vir ginia statesman, who died in Wash ington early Tuesday, was laid to rest in his home city. Secretary of State Byrnes, mem bers of the Senate and House, Gov. Tuck, other leading Virginia offi cials and hundreds of friends and neighbors crowded the hilltop at Montview, Senator Glass’ farm estate near Lynchburg for the sim ple funeral services. Burial followed in the family plot in Spring Hill Cemetery with eight employes of Senator Glass' two daily newspapers, the Advance and the News, serving as pallbearers. The grave was beside that of the Sena tor's first wife, Mrs. Amelia Cald well Glass, who died in 1937. Many of Lynchburg’s activities ceased out of respect for its leading citizen. Mayor L. E. Lichford pro claimed the afternoon hours "a pe riod of respect and honor to this great citizen of our city who has contributed so much to the welfare and integrity of our State and Union.” The body of the one-time printer’s devil who rose to Secretary of the Treasury in the Wilson administra tion and who occupied a high posi tion in the Nation’s councils for more than 40 years, was brought to Lynchburg by train, aocompanied by his second wife, Mrs. Mary Scott Meade Glass, other relatives, the official congressional delegations headed by Senator Byrd, the other Virginia Senator, and a number of others including James A. Farley, former National Democratic chair man whom Senator Glass offered in nomination for President in 1940. Mr. Byrnes, a former colleague of Senator Glass in the Senate, flew here from Washington for the serv ices and Gov. Tuck and his executive secretary, V. C. Jones, flew back from the Governors’ Conference In Oklahoma City in an Army plane, arriving just in time for the rites. 59 WiH Be Graduated At Missionary College Washington Missionary College will hold its annual commencement today through Sunday in the Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Flower and Carroll avenues, Takoma Park. Of the 59 persons to graduate. 38 will receive bachelor of «arts de grees, eight bachelor of science de grees, nine bachelor of science de grees in nursing education, and four will be awarded diplomas for completing two-year courses. BLADENSBURG GRADUATING CLASS—Shown above is the senior class of the Bladensburg High School. Diplomas will be presented at exercises at 8 p.m., June 14 in the school auditorium. - —Photo by Rideout. Thousands Pay Honor to Dead I • j At Ceremonies \ Truman Puts Wreath Of White Roses on Arlington Tomb A brightly dressed crowd, inter spersed here and there with women in mourning black, wandered among white crosses in the hot sunlight at Arlington National Cemetery yester day, as the Nation paid tribute to its war dead. On hillside after hillside, the well kept graves were decorated with tiny American flags and bunches of red poppies. President Truman was one of the first to stand bareheaded before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Opening the observance of Memorial Day in the Nation’s Capital, he placed a wreath of white roses there at 9 am. in silent homage tf> each man who has given his life for his country. Today multi-colored floral offer ings decorated the graves of hun dreds of soldiers and sailors at Ar lington and in Battle Ground Na tional Cemetery. Words of humble respect and words of warning echoed in the ears of thousands who had listened to Memorial Day speakers asking the living to make sure that 1 the dead shall not have died in vain. In the colorful ceremonies at Arl ington, veterans and other patriotic groups placed scores of wreaths on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Gen. Bradley Speaks. At noon, approximately 3,000, in cluding Gen. and Mrs. Dwight Eisen hower, gathered in the flag-bedecked amphitheater nearby for exercises under the auspices of the GAR Me morial Day Corp. Shielding them selves from the blistering sun with their programs, they listened in thoughtful solemnity to the mea sured words of Gen. Omar N. Brad ley, veterans’ administrator: “We come to learn, if we can, how men might live as charitably to gether in peace as they died for each other in war. As the Marine Corps Band played taps at the conclusion of the cere mony, a black-clad woman in the audience broke suddenly into audible sobs. One of the few wreaths already on the Unknown’s Tomb when Pres ident Truman placed his wreath was put there at 8 a.m. by three children of Army flyers killed in action in World War 11. They were Jennis M. Strickland III of 701 Flower avenue, Takoma Park, Md., son of First Lt. Jennis M. Strickland II, and Edward and Alan Ducher of 1530 North Longfellow street, Arlington, sons of Flight Officer Edward H. Ducher. At sunset last night, flowers in the presentation of which these children took part Wednesday were dropped over the cemetery from three Army bombers. Ceremonies at Battle Ground. At Battle Ground Cemetery, Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant III pleaded for a “fraternal peace with our victories.* Recalling that Memorial Day began with the decoration of graves of those who saved the country from dissolution in 1865, he observed that the deeds of their sons and grand sons in three subsequent wars testi fies to the unity they achieved. The exercises were sponsored by the Brightwood Citizens' Association and the GAR Memorial Day Corpo ration. John Clagett Proctor, chair man, read an original poem. Tha Navy School of Music Band played. School children decorated the graves They were directed by Mrs. Angus Lamond, sr. The invocation and benediction were pronounced by Maj. William Sharp, assistant chap lain of the Army Medical Center. A salute was fired by a detachment from Port Myer and taps sounded. President Truman’s labor draft was attacked in a Memorial Day statement issued by the National Committee to Win the Peace. Co chairmen Paul Robeson, singer and actor, and Col. Evans P. Carlson' of the Marine Corps’ Carlson's Raiders charged that the world would in terpret it as preparation for World War III. The statement attacked the “so called bipartisan" foreign policy ad vocated by Senator Vandenberg, Re publican, of Michigan and said that it is splitting the Big Three. Gen. Logan Honored. The memory of Gen. John A. Logan, founder of Memorial Dav, was honored 'yesterday with music and flowers at his grave at Soldiers’ Home Cemetery. The band from Soldiers' Home played “American Hymn,” before the tomb, en route to the general exercises on the home grounds. Several wreaths were laid at the iron gate to the sepulchre, where the general and his family are buried. One wreath came from the Soldiers’ Home, some were sent from florists, and one woman came ih person to lay flowers at the gate. General Logan founded Memorial Day in 1868 while commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was a prominent Civil War leader, and member of Con gress. His statue stands in Logan Circle. He died here in 1886. Campbell Seeks Another Term on Arlington Board Edmund D. Campbell. 47, chair men of the Arlington County Board, has announced his candidacy for re election. Mr. Campbell said he had “hoped to retire from the board at the end of my present term, but the current problems of Arlington are so acute that I do not feel justified in quit ting if the people should decide to re-elect me.” Mr. Campbell is completing a four-year term as board chairman and had served a three-year term as a member of the board before his election as chairman. He is a member of the Washington law firm of Douglas, Obear & Campbell and lives at 2912 North Glebe road. Final Teen-Age Talent Tryout Tomorrow Night Final tryouts for the second ah nual teen-age talent night tours, sponsored by the Alexandria Teen Age Club, will be held at 8 pm. tomorrow at the Odd Fellows’ Hall in Alexandria. The show will be held June 15 with a $15 cash prize to be awarded the most talented participant.