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Recessed After Sharp Clash Arbitrators May End Sessions on Contract By Next Week End The board arbitrating the dif ferences Jaetween the Capita! Transit Co. and union employes over a new labor -contract was in recess today until Tuesday morning. There are indications the hear ings may be concluded with final arguments next Friday. After that the five-man arbitration board •will hold executive sessions to ar rive at an award. Public interest in the hearings was indicated by the statement yesterday of Aired A. Colby that, as chairman of the board, he has received “quite a number” of let ters regarding the arbitration. He told Hawley S. Simpson and E. L. Oliver, counsel for the company and the union respectively, that the letters are not being con sidered in any way. since they contain matter that does not come across the arbitration table. Session Brings Clash. The five-man board, sitting at the Hamilton Hotel, is arbitrat ing the union request for 25 cents an hour pay increase for its mem bers and various changes in the contract. The company is op posing the pay increase and most of the changes and is asking for certain changes itself. The company agreed yesterday to five minor points asked by the union. But the afternoon session produced one of the most vigorous clashes yet developed. The union is asking for—and the company is opposing—the elimination of the hiring of part time bus and streetcar operators. Mr. Oliver maintained that the company said, in a similar arbi tration in the fall of 1947, the practice was gradually being dis continued. The company yesterday pre sented an exhibit showing that, in October, 1947, the number of such employes was down to 52, that later it increased to more than 100 and is now 81. “It is a burr under the saddle which an intelligent personnel practice would have eliminated,” Mr. Oliver said heatedly. 13*7 itecora wuoiea. Mr. Simpson read from the record of the 1947 arbitration a statement by Samuel E. Emmons, general manager, that the com pany would like to continue the part-time employes—a statement Mr. Emmons also made yesterday. O. David Zimring, union repre sentative on both the present and the 1947 arbitration boards, said his understanding in 1947 was that the company was letting the practice lapse. He indicated he felt he had been misled. Later Mr. Simpson objected to the expression on Mr. Oliver’s face and Mr. Oliver advised him to close his eyes. Mr. Colby called a five-minute recess and the mat ter ended there. The company yesterday intro duced evidence opposing the union’s request to increase from seven to 12 the number of days’ sick leave allowed a year and to increase from 35 to 60 the num ber of days which may be accu mulated. The company’s evi dence tended to show that grant ing paid sick leave is generally the exception in the industry. The company also began its presentation of evidence in oppo sition to the union’s request for $2,000 in group life insurance on each employe, group accident and sickness insurance and insurance covering hospitalization and sur gical and medical expenses. H. J. Althouse Named Peoples Drug Controller Directors of Peoples Drug Stores, Inc., have elected H. J. Althouse controller to fill the va cancy caused by the recent death of C. J. Riggall. Mr. Althouse has been assistant to the controller since 1944 and connected with the drug chain since 1928. He was transferred from York, Pa., in 1931, and for years was supervisor of the book keeping department. He is a na tive of Glen Rock, Pa. La Fontaine No Better, Baltimore Hospital Says James A. La Fontaine, 81, dean of Washington gamblers, was re ported “not a bit better” today at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. The long-time proprietor of "Jimmy’s Place” is fighting for life against the effects of a heart ailment, for which he has been under treatment for some time, and a cerebral hemorrhage suf fered Wednesday night. DATE NIGHT AT THE CATHEDRAL—The Rev. Bryan Green leads the community singing as young people with their "dates” join older churchgoers at the Washington Diocesan Mission services in the Washington Cathedral. —Star Staff Photo. 'Date Night' at Cathedral Draws 3,000to Hear British Evangelist Almost 3,000 persons, young and old, kept a “date” with Christi anity last night. The Rev. Bryan Green, Eng lish evangelist who is currently conducting- the Washington Dio cesan Mission at the Washington Cathedral, had suggested young people bring “dates” to last night’s services, and many couples re sponded. “We had planned to go to a school dance,” said one teen-ager in a red corduroy jacket. “But Ruth wanted to come here instead. I’m not sorry.” Mr. Green’s services are almost as informal as the dance this young couple bypassed. The nave of the Cathedral was filled with seats, overflowing behind the giant columns, and many youth ful Washingtonians even perched on the rail of the pulpit, less than a dozen yards from where the evangelist was speaking from the lectern. In his sermon, Mr. Green made but scant reference to “date night,” but he did suggest, in answering a question on fasting, that “some of you high school students can do without smoking on Friday.” In fact, he said, it might not be a bad idea to continue the cigarette fast on other days of the week, too, “but on Fridays, any way^ Falls Church Reports Light Early Voting In Bond Referendum A light vote this morning in the Falls Church school bond referendum was expected to pick up later in the day to a total ex ceeding the 1,050 cast in the gen eral election. The usual flurry of “before work” balloting had not been ex pected with Government employes at home for the week end. Tem peratures in the 30s also helped to keep down the early vote. In the first ward, only 75 had voted in the first five hours. This is about equal to the general election turnout, an election judge said. Approximately 2,500 property owners are eligible to cast ballots on the $700,000 proposal which would give the city a new junior senior high school and a new pri mary school and would remodel the present Madison Elementary School. Payment of poll tax and regis tration are not required in order to vote. The school board has estimated that approval of the plan will raise the present tax rate of $4.55 by 25 cents per $100 of real estate valuation. City and county school officials have agreed that if the proposal is defeated it is certain that schools will be overcrowded and many children will have to at tend school in rooms not suited for classrooms; They also said children will have to attend only half-day sessions. Robert M. Cullum, president of the combined Falls Church par ent-teacher associations, has pre dicted a school crisis of “shock ing proportions” unless the bond issue is approved. Oxon Hill Card Party The Ladies’ Guild or Saint Barnabas Church of Oxon Hill, Md., will give a card party at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the church hall, Oxon Hill. Hapsburg Art Goes on Display At National Gallery Tomorrow The fabulous Viennese art col lection, founded by the Hapsburgs centuries ago and uncovered in an Austrian salt mine by a conquer ing American Army, goes on dis play at the National Gallery of Art at 5 p.m. tomorrow. From then through January 22 the most valuable European treas ure ever to be exhibited in the United States will be on well guarded display in 18 well-filled galleries. On Loan for American showing from the Austrian government, the collection was found by the Army of the late Gen. George Patton, hidden in an Upper Aus trian salt mine by the Nazis. Dr. Ernest H. Buschbeck, cura tor of the picture gallery at the JKunsthistorisches Museum in Vi enna—"home” to the collection— has scoffed at any attempt to place a value on it. "If someone offered $80,000, 000,” he said, “I would throw him out.” The works include 129 paint ings, among them the works of six of the world’s greatest paint ers—Correggio, Titian, Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, Rubens and Ve lazquez. The works of goldsmiths and silversmiths, particularly the famed Cellini gold salt cellar, and the display of precious stones proved immediate eyecatchers dur ing previews. Among the precious stones is what is called the world’s largest emerald—almost 4 inches high. ,Armor of the Hapsburgs, dating back to the 15th century, also is included in the exhibit. At the close of the showing here the works will go to the Metro politan Museum in New York, the Art Institute in Chicago and the M. H. de Young'Memorial Mu seum in & Francisco. Other advice to youth from Mr. Green: “Don’t do your courting in the business office—or during school hours. Courting is a business in itself, and when you’re in the office, do only the business you’re paid to do.” Tonight’s program is also slanted toward the population “under 35,” when Mr. Green will discuss “What Is the Christian Marriage?” An 8 p.m. “Thanks giving” service Monday will con clude the mission, following which Mr. Green will leave for New York City to sail for England. One young couple attended last night on a sort of reverse date basis. Margaret Ann Fletcher, 17-year-old sophomore at Roose velt High School and secretary for the Sunday school at Holy Comforter Church, had attended Mr. Green’s services since last Sunday. Last night she brought along a date. He was Ray De Ment, 19, of 413 Randolph street tf.W., former student at Bell Vocational High School. Although Ray is a Meth odist himself, he pronounced the informal sermon of the Episco palian evangelist “impressive.” Taking the “date night” invi tation at face value, young De Ment solemnly held hands with Miss Fletcher during most of the service. Hall Named President Of Civic Federation For Fourth Term Woolsey W. Hall last night was elected president of the Federation of Civic Associations for the fourth time. By a vote of 67 to 27, he won over Huver I. Brown, attorney and one of the founders of the Pleasant Plains Civic Association. Mr. Hall, 67, is a retired Treasury Depart ment purchasing agent. He lives at 1330 Wallach place N.W. Although re-elected with other officers by acclamation, Mrs. E. Wyatt Payton, coresponding secre tary, resigned immediately. She was replaced by Mrs. Edith Berk ley Portal, president of the Central Northeast Civic Association, also by acclamation. Officers Re-elected. Re-elected were Mrs. Rosina C. Tucker of the public interest group of the Federation, first vice president; John B. Duncan, Ben ning Heights, second vice presi dent; Mrs. Edith P. Thomas, Eastland Garden, recording sec retary; Mrs. William N. Buckner, Pleasant Plains, assistant record ing secretary; Lawrence L. Larry, assistant corresponding secretary; Bernard C. Chapman, Northeast Boundary, treasurer; Mrs. Martha K. Simpson, Kingman Park, finan cial secretary, and the Rev. John E. Morris, chaplain. Mr. Hall was president in 1935, 1946 and 1947. He is now vice president of the Washington Fed eration of Churches and the Cen tral Suffrage Conference, as well as an elder of the Fifteenth Street Prsebyterian Church. Last June he retired from the Treasury De partment after 46 years’ service. He was nominated last night by Ernest F. Harper, former presi dent, who declined re-election. School Transfer Urged. The federation urged' its 28 member groups to work for trans fer of Central High School for the use of colored students to relieve conditions at Cardozo High School and put on a campaign of letters to the Board of Education jto ac complish this. Spokesmen will at tend board meetings. The federation also announced that the Eire Heights Civic Asso ciation had been named the ♦win ner of The Evening Star Cup for outstanding civic work. The East Central Civic Association received honorable mention. The committee hi charge of the annual banquet, headed by Mrs. Julia Davis, announced that the banquet will be held at 8:30 p.m., December 9, at the Washington Vocational High School. Qeorge E. C. Hayes, attorney and former member of the Board of Educa tion, will be the honor guest. Choral Group to Rehearse The choral group of the Wash ington Opera Guild will rehearse at 7:30 o’clock tonight in the United Nations Club, Nineteenth and R streets N.W. The group is open to any one who likes to sing and additions are still being held at the rehearsals. Fairfax Sees Need Of $12,000,000 for School Construction Approximately $12,000,000 prob ably will be needed to pay for Fairfax County’s proposed school construction program, which should be completed by the fall of 1951. This was agreed on last night at a meeting of the County School Board with the School Emergency Committee and members of the Board of County Supervisors. The group emphasized, how ever, that the figure is only tenta tive and is subject tQ revision. It was decided to meet with school and parent-teacher association officials throughout the county to review the proposed outlay. W. T. Woodson, superintendent of schools, said the county “will need every one of the new class rooms by 1951.” O Wallace Carper, chairman of the Board of Supervisors, ex pressed confidence that a school bond Issue to cover the cost of the program would be approved by the voters. At the same time, he advocated passage of a sales tax, whose pro ceeds would be earmarked for schools, as “the answer to our problem.” He said that 83 per cent of the county’s $3.19 talc per $100 as sessed valuation now goes for school purposes. Under the proposed building program, two new high schools and 15 elementary schools would be constructed. In addition, about $270,000 would .be needed to buy school sites and $1,000,000 for equipment. Drug Reveals Name Of Amnesia Victim A 21 - year - old girl, apparent victim of amnesia, has given Gal linger Hospital doctors her name while under the influence of sodium pentothal—“truth serum” —and positive identification is ex pected today. The attractive* young woman, put into a half sleep by injection of the serum into a vein, said her name was Carol May Harrison of New York City, the hospital has announced. In the meantime, her photo graph was forwarded to New York and police there say Rans fdrd Harrison believes the girl may be his daughter. He is due in Washington today, the hos pital said. Dr. Joseph P. Pazekas, chief of staff at Gallinger, said she ap peared to be suffering more from “hysterical amnesia” and had been quite “evasive—almost clever in efforts to conceal identity.” She agreed quite readily to the sodium pentothal tests, he said. The hospital said this morning she was in good condition, “fully orientated, but not clear as to the past.” Bethesda Real Estate Office Destroyed in$3r000 Fire Fire early today wrecked the in terior of a real estate field office in the 8800 block of Bradley boulevard, Bethesda. Bethesda firemen, who esti mated the damage at approxi mately $3,000, said the blaze ap parently started in the 18-inch space between the ground and the floor. Cause of the fire was undetermined. The office is owend by R. Bates Warren, according to firemen. Also responding to the alarm were Chevy Chase and Glen Echo Fire Departments. Long Extinct Volcano Awakening in Hawaii By Hi* Associated Brass HONOLULU, Nov. 19.—Mauna Kea, the great Hawaiian volcano that has been considered extinct for possibly 15,000 years, is show ing signs of life. Volcanologists reported yester day that a series of rapid but feeble earthquakes started Jig gling their delicate seismographs November 4. They are centered 20 miles down, directly beneath the 13,825 foot summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain. Such shocks often in dicate impending eruption of a volcano._ Alumni Dance Tonight Alumni of McKinley Tech High School have been invited to at tend a dance, sponsored by the Inter-Fratemity-Sorority Council of the school, in the Annapolis Hotelttt 8 o’clock tonight. Lane Sees Hope For School Aid Despite Ruling Court Knocks Out Bond,Program Due To Clerk's Error By J. B. Zatman Despite a Maryland Court of Appeals decision knocking out the State’s $50,000,000 school bond program, Gov. Lane today ex pressed confidence that a bill would be re-enacted in time to enable the various counties to proceed with their school con struction plans. Whether this will be done at a special session of the General As sembly or at its regular session next February has not been de cided. In the meantime, the Governor said, State Department pt Educa tion and legal officials are con ferring to determine whether some method can be worked out to tide the counties over until the regular session. The court ruled yesterday that the measure did not pass the Legislature last March because a Senate journal clerk failed to record its passage. Circuit Court Overruled. By its action, the appellate body overruled Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Joseph Sherbow, who up held the bill as'a “simple situation where an obvious error occurred. The court has authority to correct that kind of error.” As a result, Issuance of the first $7,890,000 in bonds, • already authorized by the State Board ol Public Works, was blocked. This money was scheduled to go to the following seven counties: Baltimore, $2,578,594; Prince Georges. $2,446,700; Montgomery, $1,330,125; Queen Anne’s, $727, 000; Anne Arundel, $616,880; Frederick, $100,000, and Charles, $90,000. The $50,000,000 credit pool, un der which counties could borrow at low interest rates, was part of an administration program for school aid. The bond bill and a $20,000,000 grant-in-aid fund to be distributed on a matching money basis were Gov. Lane’s answer to pleas for increased State assistance for county school building programs. Cost Question Studied. Declaring there is “no ques tion” that the program will be cleared up, the Governor said it would cost about $50,000 to call a special session “and we don’t decide to make such an expendi ture in Maryland without much consideration." He pointed out funds from the $20,000,000 grant-in-aid program may be enough to give counties an opportunity to proceed with their school construction plans until the General Assembly meets next year. He said a decision on whether to call a special session will be reached in the next few days. The Governor was to leave today for Frederick, where he will dedi cate a new gymnasium at Hood College, after which he will attend a three-day meeting of the Souths ern Governors’ conference in Biloxi, Miss. Officials in Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties doubted whether the court ruling would have any "drastic” effect on their school building programs. Bonds Authorized. Montgomery County Attorney David Macdonald said the County Council last May authorized is suance of $5,465,000 in bonds for schools and other purposes as a “backstop” in the event State funds could not be obtained. None of the bonds have been issued. Under the county’s charter, any amount over approximately $750, 000 in bonds would be subject to a referendum. In Prince Georges County. Supt. of Schools G. Gardner Shugart said the county* commissioners have authority to issue $10,000,000 in bonds, which could be used to finance projects started between now and the time the General Assembly re-enacts the $50,000,000 bond bill. G. C. Boone Appointed Manager of Hotel 2400 Appointment of G. C. Boone, manager of the Burlington Hotel for the past four years, as the new manager of the Hotel 2400 1 Sixteenth street OCliuui uicrc ttuu aiou aiuiu ouuwi eastern University in Washington: He is a member of the Lions Club here and the Hotel Sales Managers' Association and is an allied member of the American Society of Travel Agents. Navy Chapel Open The Navy Chapel, 3801 Nebras ka avenue N.W., has issued an invitation to all armed forces personnel in the Washington area to attend Sunday services in the chapel with their families and friends. Protestant Holy Communion is held at 7:30 am. each Sunday, with Divine worship following at 10:45 a.m. On the first, Sunday of the month, Holy Communion is at 10:45. Mass for Catholic worshippers Is safl| at 8:30 am. Blind Man, 67, Hunts Home After Eviction From Institute This is French S. Hufty, who will have to move out of the Columbia Polytechnic Institute for the Blind, where he has lived for 35 years. —Star Staff Photo. By James J. Cullinane An old clock with wooden wheels loudly ticked off the pass ing of time today as French S. Hufty, 67, prepared to leave the room in the Columbia Polytechnic Institute for the Blind where he has lived for 35 years. “They want to get me out and I’m going," said Mr. Hufty, presi dent emeritus of the institute, whose eviction was ordered by District Court Judge Jennings Bailey after the institute’s Board of Trustees declared his living quartern were needed to expand the school. In 35 years a blind man becomes attached to his living quarters in a way a sighted person might find difficult to understand. He knows exactly how many steps It is from the door to the rocking chair which always sits in the same spot with a tray of pipes and a pouch of tobacco close by He knows exactly where to put his hands on his clean shirts and socks, and he does not have to grope to find the bed. To Get Pension for Life. "Of course, I’ll get used to a new place after a time,” Mr. Huf ty said. “I’ll take all my things with me and I’ll get to know where they are, but it won’t be the same as this. I’d always thought I'd be here for the rest of my life, and naturally it’s going to b£ hard when I leave, but I’ll get along.” Under an agreement reached at an informal conference in Judge Bailey’s chambers after he reluc tantly ordered Mr. Hufty to move, the institute agreed to pay the blind man a monthly pension of $150 for the rest of his life. Without rancor Mr. Hufty, who lost his eyesight when he was struck by an icy snowball 58 years ago, discussed events that led up to the court order ousting him from the institute’s building. "I wanted to do what I could to’ help other blind persons,” Mr. Hufty related, "and so I became active in the institute. When I first moved in here, in October, 1914, I pfiid rent for this room. “After a few years I was instru mental in getting the District to grant tax exemption to the insti tute and I persuaded Congress to give us an annual appropriation of $3,000 to hglp us carry on our work for the blind. “The Board of Trustees, in rec ognition of my efforts, voted to let me have this room rent free v/ith the clear understanding that I was to be permitted to remain here until I saw fit to move. “In 1932 I became secretary and manager of the institute and in 1944 I was the sole surviving trus tee. The institute had about $80,000 in bequests to administer. “I didn’t want to have full re sponsibility for administering this fund so I asked my nephew, Page Hufty, who is in the insurance business to come in and help me. Tells of Troubles. "He got some of his friends, all sighted people to serve on the board. Then Page wanted to transfer our building and assets to the Washington Society for the Blind. I opposed this idea and that’s what started the trouble. “About a year ago the board ap pointed Mr. John J. Corplin as manager and after about six months he began agitating to get me out of here. “I’ve held this institution to gether and strived to help the blind and I never took one cent as salary. But now they want me to go, so I’ll go.” Mr. Corplin said Mr. Hufty was “like an octupus reaching his ten tacles into every nook and cranny of the institute’s business.” In the interest of orderly administra tion, Mr. Corplin said, he re quested the board to have a show down with Mr. Hufty. Judge Bailey placed responsi bility for finding new living quar ters for $lr. Hufty on the blind man's attorneys, Julius Aronoff and Jack N. Steinberg, and Fred Ballard, attorney for the institute. Mr. Hufty, who derives a modest income by giving piano lessons, said he wanted a two-room, kitchen-and-bath apartment in the vicinity of the institute. 'Lost' Cold Virus MR-1 Believed Still Available in Frozen Units By George Beveridge A Public Health Service research scientist said today he is con vinced his common cold virus is still in captivity, despite reports it had mysteriously vanished about two months ago. On the existence of the virus hinges future work in an impor tant project under way nearly three years. Its loss would be a serious setback in study of the common cold. According to news reports, the virus, called MR-1, was being in cubated in a batch of fertile hen’s eggs when it suddenly disappeared. Dr. Leon T. Atlas, who helped isolate the Virus in 1947 at the National Institute of Health, in Bethesda, said its “loss” just isn’t so. MR-1 Work Interrupted. This, he said, is what really happened: His group hasn't worked with MR-1 since November of 1948, while carrying out studies involv ing other approaches to the cold problem. Meanwhile, quantities of MR-1 have been frozen in stor age units. About three months ago, a vial of material containing the frozen Virus was transferred to egg fluids. But when it was tested, no MR-1 could be found. "But the point is,” Dr. Atlas said, “that we have been able to get a virus which produces disease in only about one of every three pas sages to eggs in the past. So the virus absence irt this case didn’t bother us. “We have thawed out material in the past which has been over a year old—both MR-1 and other Invitation Issued For Second Concert In Neighborhood Series Tickets for the second of the Neighborhood Concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra, under the spon sorship of The Evening Star, which will be held Monday night, November 21, In Arm strong High School, are now being distributed^ Invitations, which are is sued without charge by The Star, have been turned over for distribution to the Music . Department, Divisions 10-13, at Park View School, Warder and Newton streets N.W. A supply also has been p 1 a c e d at the business counter in the lobby of The Star Building, where they may be obtained upon re quest. M*-: material—and it did not produce disease.” Thinks Virus Will Turn Up. Dr. Atlas said he is “quite con fident” that in future inocula tions of eggs with the frozen ma terial, MR-1 will turn up, quite intact. “If it didn’t, of course,” he said, “it would be a serious loss.” .Dr. Atlas said he thought the first report of the “missing” MR-1 came from a colleague “who brusquely told a reporter we don’t have it after being bothered” by newsmen about the cold research projects. MR-1 (which means minor re spiratory-1) was identified months after Dr. Atlas and fellow work ers isolated the virus from the nasal discharge of a fellow scien tist who came down with a cold. Volunteer Prisoners Treated. With nasal sprays containing the virus, the scientists have been able to produce all the symptoms of colds in volunteer prisoners at the Lorton Reformatory. Wash ings from the prisoners’ noses have been inoculated into hen’s eggs, and materials taken from the allantoic fluid of the eggs have produced colds in others. In this way the virus has been kept avail able. Last year the Institutes of Health Group announced a chemical test to detect presence of the virus as well as its strength. Dr. Atlas said the only possible hitch he could think of in failure to get MR-1 in the future would be failure of the refrigeration units. But this isn’t likely, he said, because other year-old ma terials tested recently from the units were found still potent. Chest Demands Nearby Counties Speed Up Drive Campaign to Continue Until Goal Is Met, Leader Warns Under orders to continue work ing until their goal is achieved. Community Chest campaigners today planned for renewed solicit ing efforts next week throughout the Metropolitan Area. Chairman Trank J. Luchs called especially on nearby county units for a speedup. All four counties were cited in connection with Mr. Luchs’ announcement yesterday that the drive “will continue until the $3,991,719- goal is reached.” At the last report Thursday, none of the counties had reached 50 per cent of its quota, although the drive as a whole stood at 69 per cent. Total subscriptions were $2,760,666, leaving $1,230,000 still to be raised. 70% In Alexandria. Alexandria is the exception among the out-of-town communi ties. Thursday, it reported $47, 659 or 70 per cent, making it the runner-up in the entire drive. Tairfax and Arlington eountles, however, were able to report only Chest Drive Exceeds Quota Within Week In Hagerstown Area Sy the Associated Press HAGERSTOWN, Md., Nov. 19.—Hagerstown and Wash ington County have preserved their long record of generos ity by pushing the annual community chest campaign $15,000 over its goal. All the pledges and contri butions were rounded up within the week. The organization set. out Monday to raise $92,000. 49 and 40 per cent respectively, and Montgomery and Price Geor ges trailed with 31 per cent each. Since the nearby areas are re sponsible for $365,888 of the total campaign figure—about 9 per cent —they are an important factor in the camapign’s success or failure. Chairman Luchs pointed out. The counties always are slow starters, Mr. Luchs conceded. He said he is confident they even tually will-produce their quotas. But he emphasized that their rate of production may decide how long the drive lasts. Some District Units Lag. In Washington, too, some units have been lagging. Leaders are endeavoring to “put the heat on” these groups and on Solicitors who have been falling down on the job, Mr. Luchs said. Next reports will be made by Government, Business I and n and the Residential Unit in Washing ton Monday. All divisions, in cluding the counties, will report at the Fourth General Report Lunch eon on Wednesday. Wednesday’s meeting originally was the last on the schedule. Further meetings will be an nounced next week, Mr. Luchs said. Supreme Court Policeman Receives Retirement Badge Former Supreme Court Police man William B. Reilly had his gold retirement badge today after a six-month delay caused by a strike at the badge factory. In ceremonies before Court em ployes and families in the Su preme Court cafeteria last night. Associate Justice Robert H. Jack son presented the insignia to Mjr. Reilly. On the court police force since 1935, Mr. Reilly retired in May cf this year on disability alter suf fering a. stroke. He was the sec ond man to receive the retirement badge since the Supreme Court Police Club was formed nine yeajs ago. The first was Lt. Ernest Cole, who retired in January. Mr. Reilly, who lives with h|s wife at 6406 Knollbrook drive, Hampshire Knolls, Md., was a rai - road employe before joining tie court force. - £ Woman's Death Recalls Fall From Window in Sleep y Mrs. Emma V. Strother, 6 i, colored, died last night, possibly as a result of injuries suffered whe a she fell from her bedroom wiqdo r at 4439 E street SJ5. while «lll - ing in her sleep, police reported. Police said the fall from^tl e first-floor window occurred o a November 3. She was admittei to Casualty Hospital for head ii - juries. The coroner’s office will condu< t an autopsy to determine Jtfe cause of death._ Whitehorn Spurns Nolan Offd| Of Car in Repossession Case 1 Rutherford M. Whitehom today rejected an offer of a Washington finance company to return the car repossessed from him last Tuesday near his Lorton (V,a.) home under circumstances which led to highway robbery charges against the two men who took the car. . The company yesterday said it made the offer as a “charitable gesture" because of Mr. White horn’s “financial plight.” Mr. Whitehom said he and his wife "are not looking for charity and we don’t want any.” “If I were looking for charity,” he said. “I would contact the Commtmity Chest.” V He added that all he wanted were the groceries and personal belongings which he said were in the car when it was taken. He also took issue with a claim py W. J. Nolan, of the Nolan Finance Co., that Mr. WhiteBBn had been delinquent in his la ments on the car since Septe^ftr 15 and that the company Mid been unable to reach him by ^Hl. Mr. Whitehom said he hjHa receipt for a payment whicjHe sent to the company by regiJHd mail November 3. - »K' The two men against vflftn warrants were issued are laBg C. Thomas, 24, of the 1600 of O street N.E., and LesaBB-'. Cortvriendt, 18, of the 1300iguBk of Twenty-ninth street SJS^KX Their hearing for extradiWBo Virginia was postponed in M^K ipal Court yesterday to Deoj^Kr 20. Each is under $500 bcjp,; “In contradicting Mr. Nofl|Bn his statement to the newsjMfra that I was allowed to drive hH|” Mr. Whitehorn said, “I luOB* nesses to prove that I was MKd from under the wheel at tBjpBB6 the road was blockaded."