at a crazy LOW price
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2473 Sherman Ava. NO. 1919
Comproaaor* and Spray Outfita of All Stmoa 9mm
Centrally Located—Opposite Garfield Hospital. Plant* Parkin*
THE SENATORS ARE ON
116 PICTURE . . . clear, steady
... no eye fatigue ... Magnascepe
with 10-in. tube (approx. 60 sq. in.
picture) or Magnascept with 12 Vi
le. tube (approx. 80 sq. in. pic
ture) . . . 12-in. Mognavox speaker
. . . mahogany or white oak finish.
2605 WILSON ILVD.
ALL installation and service
done by our own
OPEN EVENINGS 'TIL 9 PM.
JEEP TO CARRY AMERICA’S STORY TO WORLD—George V. Allen, Assistant Secretary of 8tate
In charge of the International information program, looks over the specially-equipped Jeep
which will carry the "Voice of America" to places in foreign lands that are off the beater,
track. —Star Staff Photo
Jeep Is Latest Device to Carry
'Voice' Messages Overseas
The State Department is show
ing its newest bit of equipment to
be used in spreading ' The Voice
of America.” It is set up in the
lobby of its main building. Twenty
first street and Virginia avenue
It is a jeep equipped with most
of the modern means of communi
cation except television. It is the
first of 65 which will be sent out
on the highways and byways of the
free world to tell the American
The jeep cost about $4,500
equipped and has a 3,000-watt
jenerator operating off the motor
to provide power for its movie and
radio apparatus in villages where
there is no electricity.
Mobile motion picture units were
used first by the Office of’Inter
American Affairs which equipped
several medium sized trucks and
sent them all over South and Cen
In the summer of 1947, when the
Herter committee of the House
returned from Europe, one of its
first recommendations was that the
State Department should tell its
story in the small villages away
from the main centers of com
The jeep has an 80-gallon gas
oline tank, enough to keep it on
the road for long periods. It has
long cables to enable the crew to
set up its sound motion picture
projector inside buildings and run
in the power from the Jeep out
It has a hot plate and a large
food locker and containers for 10
gallons of fresh water. It also
has a 20-foot aerial and one of
the best short wave receivers.
31 Carpenter Apprentices
Complete Course Here
Thirty-one apprentices have
graduated as carpenters in the
Washington area through the La
bor Department's Committee on
Apprenticeship, Gino J. Simi, ap
prenticeship director for the Dis
trict, announced yesterday.
The apprentices, most of whom
are veterans, were trained by local
union employers under the Car
penters District Council and Master
Builders Association Joint Ap
prenticeship Committee program.
Certificates also have been pre
sented to two apprentice mill
worker-cabinet makers and one
apprentice floor coverer.
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Here’s the latest RCA Victor tele
vision sensation that everyone’s
tailing about. 52-square-inch rec
tangular screen—and the famous
"Golden Throat” tone! Handsome
cabinet in rich walnut or mahogany.
Dollar for dollar, model for model,
RCA Victor television offers you the
most for your money. t
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HOME" Mrrin. Oor rrorearntatir* nlll brin*
fall Information ta roar hnmr. rbanc . . .
Up to 21 Months to Pay
Liberal Trado-ln Allowance
10TH & tr STS.
Tifl » P.M
Dr. Shearer Leaves Estate
Of $139,000 to Widow
Dr. Joseph Pardoe Shearer,
prominent Washington surgeon,
who died in Doctors Hospital on
April 4, left his entire estate of
nearly $139,000 to his widow, Mrs.
O’Neill Byrd Shearer, of 3024
Forty-fourth street N.W.
A petition for probate of his will
was filed yesterday in District
Court by Attorneys Paul B.
Cromelin and Lloyd Fletcher, Jr.
Dr. Shearer was 54. He lived at
the Forty-fourth street address.
D. C. Doctor Islirst Negro
To Get Cancer Fellowship
Dr. Jack E. White, chief resident
in surgery at ^reedmen's Hospital,
has been awarded a *2.500 fellow
ship appointment by the Ameri
can Cancer Society to New York's
Memorial Hospital for Cancer and
The award, presented to Dr
White by Dr. Harry H. Kerr, presi
d«mt of the society’s District dlvi
sIot, is the first such appointment
to a Negro physician, officials
said. It will finance a year's spe
cial study at the New York hos
Dr. White, 37. has been at
Freedmen's since his graduation
from the Howard University Med
ical School in 1944, with the ex
ception of one year’s service at
the Marine Hospital. Boston. He
lives at 51 Randolph place N.W..
and will leave here for the ap
pointment July 1.
V COMING TO PHILADELPHIA?
A Stay it The Sacliy. Wlwttsr just fa «*f
% w|M er for an utoM stay, you'll find
It everytkmf just as you ftt it - tnyrttr
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M vtnrnt ta stifB, ttMtrK, lit. Ink
; * frm $5 siifli aui SI
latiMt Sate $14 «< 4.
The Riggs National Bank
Washington* D. C.
CONDENSED STATEMENT OF CONDITION
APUL 11* 1949
b nft tad mb Federal Kirm |*.k Stt.442.S27 II
With after haft*. . Z2.31t.Utt9 14*941545,45
U. S. Treaeary idb. aad Certotcatee af
IadehtedaaM (Dm b aae year ar 1ml SI.07.423 93
V. S. Go verm eat haade aad Bate*. direct
aad faly faaraataad _ _ ltS.4tS.7tt 4*
Stott aad aaakftal eacarttea. 44.9*7 St
Other Wade aad tecartbee. Z3.S57.325 tt lit 135 933 39
Laaat aad diecoaatt . ..... tt.S7S.U717
Eaakiaf haaeee (after dapraciatiea ato»*ace) _ 2.723,714 tt
Faraitare aad ixtaree (after depreciatiea etawaare) .. 723,142 44
Other real eetate .. . . 7IS4943
Other reeaarcee _ . . 4IS,#95 72
334 307.241 7t
DEPOSITS . 314,513.208 00
Reserved for dividend declared tad aapaid oa Capital .... ISO,MOM
Reserved far interest, taxes, aad ether eipeaaea accrued ... 731.S2# 13
Unearned interact collected . 00.271 01
Other liabilities . 1.008.700 74
Tetml Liabilities .-.- 117,101712 04
Capital ..1. 1,000.000 00
Sorpins . 7.500,000 00
Undivided profits, and reserve for
contingencies ---- -- 4,704,520,85
Total Capital Funds ..... .... .-- 17,204,528.85
United Statu Government securities carried at $13,497,000 00 are pledged te
secure Government and other deposits nod for other purposes ns retired or
permitted by law.
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Yes we said *2,354*
•For thi 1949
md latal Umu,
1 t Prictt may vary
And thoro’s more to this storyl
Here’s what new Packard owners say
about the highway performance of the
new, 130-HP Packard Eight, equip
ped with overdrive, f
As the chart shows, fuel economy
varies with terrain, temperature, traf
fic conditions, speed, and individual
driver habits. But you’ll notice that
the mostfrequently mentioned figure is
18 miles per gallon at highway speeds.
\Optrnnal wquipmtmt, at matUrmto tatra nti.
...and what an amazing valuo I
you got for tho monoyl Como jn-zoo it!
Yes, that’s the price of a 1949
Packard Eight Club Sedan. And
here’s why today’s value-minded buy
ers say "wonderful!”
No other car shares the proud dis
tinction of Packard styling ... the
enduring identity that has become
* No other car can compare with
Packard in luxurious riding comfort
. . . because Packard’s costly "self
controlling” suspension system is
exclusive in the industry.
No other car can duplicate Packard’s
"free-breathing” engine design—born
of Packard’s wartime experience pow
ering all the PT boats, and America’s
And Packard value Utft! Of all the
Packards built during the last 49 years,
over 50% are still in service. Countless
Packards have rolled up individual
records of more than 400,000 mites.
.So if you're looking for your Hgfett
dollar value in a car you'll be proud
to own "for keeps”—see your Packard
ASK THI MAN WHO OWNS ONl
IJO^P IIOHT • I4J-HP IVfil flOMf • 140-MP CUSTOM HOHT
1822 M Street N.W.
WuUwtn. B. C.
HICKS MOTORS, INC.
1513 Rhode Isloed Aft. N.E.
WuUwM. ». C.
2020 Stmt N W.
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ROYAL MOTOR COMPANY
15 Str**t N W.
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1704 Mt. Vernon Avenue
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SPURRIER MOTORS, INC.
1311 Wihea Met
THE COVINGTON'MOTOR COMPANY
7101 WiKwtsm Avwmm
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