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Prescription ecision grinding in 2 to 10 i USE YOUR CHARGE OR BUDGET ACCOUNT at reasonable prices, 2 to 10 j Open-Pile Oil Wharf At Piney Point, Md.r Approved by Army The Army Chief of Engineers announced last night that a per mit had been granted L. P. Steuart and Bros., Inc., of Wash ington for construction of an open pile wharf at Piney Point, Md., for sea-going tankers. The announcement drew im mediate reaction from Louis N. Phipps, executive secretary of the Maryland Commercial Watermen’s Association. He called on the State Tidewater Fisheries Com mission to seek a court order to block construction of the wharf. Mr. Phipps said in Annapolis that the installation would de stroy “a natural oyster bar, which the State allows no one to do.” Project Brings Opposition. The proposed $1,250,000 oil ter minal, plans for which were dis closed last July, also has been strongly opposed by property and boat owners in the area and Gov. Lane has voiced objection. Maj. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, Chief of Engineers, ruled that the pro posed construction will not inter fere with navigation, which, he said, ‘‘is the sole concern of the Federal Government in the mat ter.” Last night's announcement noted that the State of Maryland had opposed the project ‘‘for rea sons other than navigation” but that the St. Marys County com missioners, on the other hand favored the project. At a public hearing in August, opponents of the project declared it would lower property values, ruin bathing beaches and harm oysters, fish and crab life on the Potomac. Rivermen had argued the 1,100-foot long pier also would be a hazard to navigation. The Steuart firm proposes t6 pump fuel from large tankers to storage tanks across Piney Point Creek. The fuel then would be loaded on barges for shipment to Washington. At present, oil for the company is barged from Balti more. Opponents had expressed fears that oil would leak from the facil ity in the unloading and reloading operations. Mr. Steuart has stated there would be no refining at the terminal and therefore there would be no waste oil. County Favors Terminal. The county commissioners backed the project by a 2-to-l vote. The County Planning Com misison Informed the commis sioners the terminal would bring $21,000 yearly to the county treas ury and that some 40 to 50 em ployes would mean a yearly pay roll of from $150,000 to $200,000. Commissioner Matthew R. Bai ley, in announcing the board’s de cision in August, expressed the view that the installation will have no detrimental effects on naviga tion, fish or oysters and that ‘‘it should be a good thing for St. Mary’s County.” Holober Faces Trial Tuesday in Slaying Charles F. Holober, charged with murdering his wife and baby at a Fairfax County nudist camp last February is scheduled to go on trial Tuesday in Fairfax County Circuit Court in the slay ing of his wife. The 40-year-old former Jewelry clerk, who lived in the 1200 block of Girard street N.W., is charged with shooting his estranged wife, Frances, 37, and burying her in a shallow grave at the remote camp. Then, police say, he buried his 8-month-old daughter, Joan, alive beside her mother. Police said he told them he “lost his nerve” when he started to shoot the in fant. Mrs. Holober lived in the 900 block of New York avenue N.W. After his arrest,, Holober was sent to the Southwestern State Hospital, Marion, for observation. In September, the court was in formed Holober is not insane “and has not been insane or psychotic since he was admitted to the institution.” Holober’s attorney, T. Brooke Howard, has said he plans to pled insanity. Britain will buy all of Austra lia’s gold production, paying dol lars for it. 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The charge resulted from a fatal traffic acch dent. ‘‘Do you know what'is wrong with you?” Justice Ward asked. ‘‘No, sir,” said Sawchuk. ‘‘The doctor comes to see me once or twice a week and he gives me pills if the pain gets too bad. But he never has said what’s wrong.” Justice Ward cleared his throat, hesitated, then said: “I have been informed by your physician that you are suffering from carcinoma, better known as cancer, and that you have not long to live. “In view of your condition, I feel that the mercy allowed this court as an instrument of the law permits me to suspend the execu tion of your sentence. You will not serve in prison.” Sawchuk looked at the judge uncomprehendingly. When the full impact of the words struck him, he put his hand to his head. Then he wiped his eyes with a handkerchief. He gave no other sign of emotion. His daughters, Mrs. Alex L. Sundell and Mrs. Thomas Sul livan, rushed from the room sob bing when Justice Ward broke the news they had tried to keep from their father. .22 Automatic Sought As Death Weapon in Berwyn Youth's Killing Prince Georges County detec tives last night were searching for a .22 caliber automatic used in the murder of a filling station attend ant at Berwyn on Tuesday. The body of the attendant, Winston Clark Clay, Jr., 18, was found \in the wash room of the Kirwan Service Station, 8616 Bal timore boulevard. Police said he had been slain by two bullets fired into his chest at close range. Ballistic tests have shown the death weapon was a pistol known by the trade name “Hi-Standard.” Detective Lt. Charles N. Thom sen, said last night the automatic is commonly used as a target pistol. He asked that anyone hav ing information about the weapon sought, call police. Suspicions Man Recalled. Lt. Thomsen also said Jerry Springmann, 8325 Baltimore boul evard, an attendant at a nearby station who found the body, had told him he had seen a suspicious looking man "hanging around” the Berwyn station about a week or two before the murder oc curred. He said that Mr. Spring mann also told him the man drove a car similar to that seen leaving the station shortly before the body was found. Following this clue, Lt. Thom sen and Mr. Springman went'to Baltimore yesterday to view pic tures at police headquarters there in an attempt to identify the man. He added, however, that Mr. Springman was unable to make any identification from the pic tures. Reward Offered. Prince Georges County Detec tive Richard A. Pearson said Al bert L. Kirwan, College Park, who operated the filling station, had planned to open another station soon and give it to young Clay and another employe, who would own it as partners. Mr. Kirwan and the youth’s father each have offered 8500 re ward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the murderer. Divers Fail to Locate Boiling Airman's Body An all-day search yesterday for the-body of T/Sergt. Omer R. Vincent, 24, of Bolling Air Force Base, who fell into the Potomac River from a Boiling-Pentagon launch near the entrance to the lagoon Friday, was unsuccessful. The search will be continued to day, it was announced. Harbor police. Navy divers and Bolling Base personnel searched from dawn to dark yesterday without result. Corpl. Philip L. Hawkins, 19, a crew member of the launch, leaped into the water in a fruitless attempt to rescue Sergt. Vincent. A telegram expressing gratitude to Corpl. Hawkins for his attempt to save Sergt. Vincent was re ceived yesterday from Mrs. Annie Vincent, of Warren, R. I., mother of the sergeant. Racial Discrimination Suit Against Airport To Be Tried Tomorrow A $10,000 damage suit brought by a Washington colored woman who claims she was refused serv ice at the Washington National Airport dining room and coffee shop in February, 1947, will be tried before a jury at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Federal District Court, Alexandria. Air Terminal Services, Inc., op erator of the airport eating facilities, is defendant in the ac tion brought by Mrs. Helen Nash of 1330 Thirteenth street N.W. Her suit charges that the con cessionaire failed to provide eat ing facilities for Mrs. Nash equal to those provided white patrons. The Arlington school discrimi nation suit decided by Judge Al bert V. Bryan last week in the Alexandria court hinged on a similar point. Judge Bryan ruled that education facilities for white and colored in Arlington were substantially equal, and there was no discrimination. Mrs. Nash originally sought an additional $48,000 damages on grounds that segregation was il legal. Judge Bryan threw out all counts in the case based on segre gation, however, declaring that separation of the races was en forced at the airport in 1947 on instructions of the Civil Aeronau tics Administrator. Subsequently, the CAA in De cember, 1948, issued a regulation ending segregation at the airport. ATS brought a test case and Judge Bryan upheld legality of the CAA regulation. Two suits similar to the one brought by Mrs. Nash were dropped after airport segregation was ended. In refusing to throw out the allegation in Mrs. Nash’s suit that the colored eating facilities did not compare favorably with those for white patrons, Judge, Bryan said that if Mrs. Nash was de prived of equal facilities it would constitute a violation of the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution. Foster Mother Held insane In Fatal Beating of Baby By fh« Associated Press BALTIMORE, Dec. 10.—A fos ter mother has been committed to Spring Grove Hospital as crimi nally insane in connection with the death of her adopted infant son. The 16-month-old boy was found dead in the suburban Sud brook Park home of its foster par ents yesterday. The body of the child, bearing large bruises on the head and face, a small hole in the side of the head and other marks of vio lence, was lying in water in an upstairs nursery bassinet. Two baby teeth were found downstairs And there was blood on the dining room walls. The woman told police that her mind was a complete blank for about 20 minutes preceding he» telephone call for help. LEASE EXPIRES FORCED TO SELL OUR ERTIRE STOCK JEWELRY % 50% SA™GS DIAMONDS-CLOCKS-WATCHES GIFTWARES BENTS’ WITTNAUR WATCH. REG. 39.75 - LADIES’ STONE RINGS REGULAR 30.00_ *15-00 LADIES’ DIAMOND $9 JL5© RINGS. REG. 50.00-60.00 _ LADIES’ DIAMOND «-00 DINNER RING. 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Without such standing, the union is powerless to inforce its bargaining rights or complain against any acts of an employer, the board has ruled. The order may be felt particu larly by local branches of unions which fall behind in compliance as officers change. A number of major union lead ers still are refusing to file the oaths. The board’s decision came in a case involving the Andrews Co. at Spartanburg, S. C., a ball-bear ing manufacturer, and the AFL. At the time the case arose, in October, 1947, the AFL’s top offi cers were trying to make up their minds whether to sign the affi davits. John L. Lewis was fight ing against it. He lost that strug gle and took his miners out of the AFL. But in the meantime the An drews Co. refused to bargain with a local being organized directly under the national officers of the AFL. The board ruled, 3 to 2, that the employer didn’t have to bargain with the union. Chair man Paul M. Herzog and John M. 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