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Stand on Communion j For Non-Members Despite protests from a Mary land clerical group, the Washing ton Cathedral is sticking to its principle of inviting non-Episco-i palians to join in the communion services. The Very Rev. Dr. John W. Buter, dean of the Cathedral, is sued such an invitation at the morning service yesterday to th^ Rev. Charles W. Ranson, an Eng lish Methodist clergyman, and other non-Episcopalians. Charges have been filed against Bishop Angus Dun of Washington condemning this practice as vio lating church principles. The charges, sponsored by the Maryland unit of the Clerical Club for Maintenance and De fense of Catholic Principles, were filed with the Right Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. They will come up for consideration by the House of Bishops, the church’s governing body. Dean Suter welcomed Mr. Ran son, who is general secretary of the International Missionary Council. He invited the Methodist to receive communion with the rest of the congregation “follow ing our ancient custom.” Observed Since 1912. The dean pointed out that open communion has been observed at the cathedral since the first service was held in 1912. “We respect the conscientious. views of those who are opposed to our policy, but we will continue to follow this well-established tradition,” declared the dean. Bishop Dun did not participate In the morning service at the cathedral at which Dean Suter made his pronouncement. Offi cials explained today the bishop was engaged otherwise in the diocese. The Rev. Dr. Carl Heath Kopf, minister of the First Congrega tional Church, praised Bishop Dun in his sermon yesterday. He declared the bishop “deserves praise rather than blame, for he acted within the spirit of Christ” in permitting other Christian de nominations to share in the sacra ment. Law Is Questioned. ‘‘If some ecclesiastical law for bids such Christian courtesy, might it not be that such a law does eot conform to the spirit of Christ?” he inquired. The Rev. Dr. Edward Hughes Pruden, First Baptist Church pas tor, in his sermon also supported the bishop's stand. Dr. Pruden is the newly chosen president of the Northern Baptist convention. In an explanation to the con gregation during yesterday’s serv ice, the Rev. William Sharp, rec tor of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3244 O street N.W., said the protest came Irom a small minority within the church. He declared it is “in no sense the feeling of the majority of the clergy.” Says Majority Approves. The Rev. Robert S. Trenbath of Trinity Episcopal Church, Piney Branch road and Dahlia street N.W., also supported the bishop. He told the parishioners yester day that the majority of the church’s clergy "heartily approve of the gestures of friendliness Bishop Dun has made toward other churches and the steps he has taken to make the whole Christian church an effective wit ness to the problems that con front us. As one of the great men of the church today he has our solid support.” Among those who supported Bishop Dun’s stand for inviting pon-Episcopalians to join in the Ash Wednesday communion serv ice was the Rev. Dr. Oscar F. Blackwelder of the Lutheran Church of the Reformation. He said yesterday that Bishop Dun Is "one of the most intelligent, matured and statesmanlike Chris tians that I know.” Barden as Lesinski Successor Expected to Embarrass Truman Southerner May Head Committee Handling Bills He Opposes By Jay G. Hayden North American Newspaper Alliance It is hard to conceive a more comprehensive political embar rassment than confronts Presi dent Truman and the House [Democratic leadership because of ;the death of Representative John A. Lesinski and the consequent eligibility of Representative Bar den of North Carolina for chair manship of the Committee on Education and Labor. Wrapped up in that committee are three of the most ticklish issues of the present congressional campaign—Taft-Hartley, fair em ployment practices and Federal aid to education. On all of them Mr. Lesinski was the leader for and Mr. Barden against the ad ministration position. Mr. Barden is a typical Southern Dixiecrat. Besides the three divergences above mentioned he voted during the last two years against , the Brannan plan, the admission of displaced persons, public housing, extension of rent control, the Marshall Plan and military aid to Western Europe. He voted for the Re publican tax-reduction bill and to override President Truman’s veto of it and for the Mundt-Nixon bill to outlaw the Communist Party. But there are vote-getting con siderations pressing heavily in favor of administration accept ance of Mr. Barden. Immediately at stake is the senatorial seat of Frank Graham of North Carolina, President Tru man’s most faithful Southern sup REPRESENTATIVE BARDEN. —AP. Photo. \ porter since Senator Pepper of Florida was defeated. Should the administration chal lenge for the first time the right of Southern Democrats to com mittee preference regardless of how they vote, one effect almost certainly would be the defeat of Senator Graham in the runoff primary on June 24. Opposition to Mr. Barden also would enrage the numerous other Southerners who sit in high Democratic congressional places on account of the seniority rule. These include Speaker Rayburn and such vital committee chair men as Doughton of Ways and Means, Cooley of Agriculture, Vinson of Armed Services, Rankin of Veterans’ Affairs and Whit tington of Public Works. Mr. Barden’s threatened rise to chairmanship of the Education and Labor Committee raises squarely the question as to wheth er President Truman is going to go to bat against Southern Dem ocratic opposition or bow to it for the remainder of his term. I Mrs. Emil G. Anderson, 43, Dies After Long Illness Mrs, Emil G. Anderson, 43, wife of an attorney for the United States Patent Officie, died yester day at Sibley Hospital after a long illness. She lived at 707 Van Buren street N.W. Born in Gainesville, Ga„ the former Mattie Lucille Edwards, she was educated at Piedmont College at Demorest, Ga. She had lived here for 17 years and was an active member of the Takoma Park Baptist Church. Besides her husband, she is sur vived by a 10-year-old son, Don ald; her father, William N. Ed wards of Riverdale, Ga.; three sisters and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ta koma Park Baptist Church. Bur ial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Funeral of Lesinski Set for Wednesday By the Associated Press DETROIT, May 29.—Funeral services for Representative John A. Lesinski will be held here Wednesday. The 65-year-old Democrat died Saturday at his home in Dearborn. A congressional delegation, con sisting largely of Michigan Repre sentatives, has been named to at tend the services at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Mr. Lesinski was president of the Polish Citizens Committee in Detroit for 13 years and long was active in Polish and Catholic groups. New French Office Opened The French National Railroads recently opened an office in San Francisco as an adjunct to the French National Tourist Office here. Martha Murray Named Queen Of Masonic'Night of Thrills' Eastern Star Will Co-Sponsor Event Set for June 16 Martha Jane Murray, 18, will reign over the annual Night of Thrills June 16 at Griffith Stadium. The event is sponsored by the Masons and the Order of the Eastern Star. Miss Murray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Murray. 3307 Kenilworth avenue, Hyattsville, Md., was elected queen yesterday when results of the voting com petition were announced. A 1949 graduate of Eastern High School, Miss Murray was sponsored by Bethel No. 1, Order of Job’s Daughters. She also is a member of Hope Chapter of East ern Star and recently was selected Example Queen of the District in a Job's Daughter competition. Besides the coronation of Miss Murray, the benefit program will include circus acts, fireworks and a baseball game. Runner-up in yesterday’s bal loting was Miss Jean Alma Wil son, 18. of 1624 W street S.E. Sponsored by Bethel No. 5, Ana costia Lodge 21, she will serve as senior princess. Third place went to Miss Jacquelyn E. Williams, 5131 Seventh street N.W., who will be junior princess. She repre sents Bethel No. 2 of Job’s Daugh ters. Other contestants who will form the queen’s court are Joan Wilson, 247 Maple avenue, Takoma Park, Md.; Ethel M. Vinson, 33 Missouri avenue N.W.; Sylvia Viax, 4423 Albemarle street N.W.: Nancy Lee Willoughby, 4425 First street N.W.; Emma Mae Vaden, 2227 Wisconsin avenue N.W.; Charlotte Martinsky, 4106 Twenty-second street N.E., and Mary Stefanakis, 8508 Irvington avenue, Bethesda, Md. MARTHA MURRAY. I —Rent Photo. Britain to Scrutinize Schuman Plan Before Committing Herself By the Associated Press LONDON, May 29.—Britain wants to take a long, hard look at the Schuman Plan for pooling West Europe’s coal and steel in dustries before committing her self to formal approval of the far reaching project. * Informed sources said today that Britain has rejected a French request that the Labor government go on record now as favoring the industrial pool in principle and examine the details later. Plan Hailed by Germans. The sources emphasized that Britain’s refusal does not neces sarily mean she disapproves of the plan, which already has been hailed by West German leaders as a great step toward European unity. But Britain first wants to ex amine the proposal in detal to see what sacrifices might be demanded df her if she joined British coal and steel output with that of France, Germany and other European countries. French Foreign Minister Schu man, who proposed the industrial pool early this month, has sug gested that talks on the project be started in June by France, Brit ain, West Germany, Italy, Bel gium, Holland and Luxembourg. Pending these discussions, the French asked that the countries go on record as favoring the pro ject in principle. Refuses Approval Now. Britain has urged France and Germany to get the ball Hailing with negotiations on pooling coal and steel output. But informed sources here said Britain flatly turned down the French request for formal approval in principle now. The sources said Britain already has expressed approval of the idea of Franco-German industrial union and of widening the plan to include other countries of Western Europe. NLRB Case Involves Bridges'Conviction By the Associated Press LOS ANGELES, May 29.—The National Labor Relations Board is considering the AFL Teamsters complaint that the CIO Long shoremen’s Union is not entitled to NLRB services because of Harry Bridges’ perjury conviction. The longshoremen’s union, which Bridges heads, has asked the NLRB to conduct an election among employes of a waste metal firm. But the teamsters, who hold the present contract to rep resent the workers, countered with the claim that a union with Communist leaders is not entitled to present such a petition. Bridges and two fellow long shoremen leaders were convicted of perjury in denying he was a Communist. Quality + Servjce! Be Sure, Get the Bestl WATER HEATER “Pack aged-in-Glaai” NO RUSTING NO CORRODINGI 36 Months to Pay on Your Gas Bill | Call FLOOD, PE. 2700 | Flood "duz" everything, including financing j. c. FLOOD co. Plumbing—Heating—Appliances 40 Year* Service 2012 14th St. N.W. Ree. D. C.. V».. Md. . Mrs. W. A. Colcord, Author-Editor, Dies After Long Illness Mrs. Willard Allen Colcord, an author and book editor, died yes i terday at the Washington Sani tarium after a long illness. She lived at 5019 Eighth street N.W. 1 Her husband was an elder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and a book editor with the Seventh-day Adventist General Conference here before his death in 1935. He also had pursued a j literary career and had written many books, including several animal stories for children. The former Miss Anna Letitia Guise, Mrs. Colcord was born in Sacramento, Calif. She was past 80 In 1893 she and her husband, accompanied by two of their chil dren. journeyed to Australia, where he worked as a teacher and journalist for nine years. During that time Mrs. Colcord wrote a cook book. “A Friend in the Kitchen,” which leaned heav ily toward vegetarian dishes and was widely sold in Australia. It was later translated into several languages and was sold by two publishing houses in this country. Mrs. Colcord had made her home here since 1904 and had engaged actively in the editing and revision of books for new authors. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Walton Colcord John of 4811 Illi nois avenue N.W., whose husband was senior specialist in higher education for the United States Office of Education before his death in 1942. A son, Glenn A. Colcord, lives at 3815 Fifth street N.W. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chambers funeral home. 1400 Chapin street N.W. Burial will be in George Washington Me morial Cemetery. Nigeria Recovers Rights Nigeria has bought back from a private company valuable min eral rights which had been granted in 1901 under a 99-year lease. Red Rally in Berlin Shows West Prepared to Meet Any Putsch By m« Associated Press BERLIN. May 29.—The much publicized ‘battle for Berlin” turned out yesterday to be just another big Communist parade— not the threatened putsch the West had girded itself to meet. The demonstration, which re called days of Hitlerite goose stepping, had its significant un dertones. however. The West proved itself ready to meet any Red putsch and not be moved out of the city by So viet threats. The East proved it had laid thew groundwork for an automaton state in East Germany, firmly in ;the Communist grip, by pouring out a half million youths to pay homage to Soviet Russia. Speakers for both sides were claiming victories. But there was none—only a deadlock until the next Berlin crisis. Rally No Flabby Affair. There was no Communist storming of the West sectors, as first threatened last February. Neither was the Red outpouring in the East sector any flabby affair. Up the Wilhelmstrasse, past the rubble that marks the end of Hit ler’s Reich, into Unter den Linden where the Kaiser’s legions and later the Nazi hoards used to march, came the blue-shirted youths by the tens of thousands. Hour after hour they inarched, through rain and sun, chanting hymns of hate against the West and praise for Communist Russia. Sandwiched in with the march ing youngsters were 10.000 mem bers of the East zone police force, which Western officials claim is the nucleus of an East German army. Tanned, rugged, and obviously army-disciplined in their dark blue uniforms and black jack boots. they looked much like the Wehrmacht forces of a few years ago. Reviewed by Red Leaders. The marchers would burst into a frenzy of cheering as they passed the reviewing stand, where German and Russian Communist' leaders stood. Their fathers and older broth-' ers broke into similar frenzies 10 years ago near the same place.! Most of them are dead now—fol lowing Hitler's ill-fated star. Such memories seemed to oc cupy the thoughts of the few thousands of older people lining the Unter Den Linden to watch the march. The horror of war and the bitterness of defeat was still fresh in their minds. They j looked chilled and apathetic as thev watched the machine-like performance. It was difficult to tell about the youngsters. It was impossible to : know how deeply the Soviet "hate ! the-West” propaganda had sunk into their minds. Some looked as though they would have traded the whole af fair for a couple of oranges or a stick of candy. They were wet.’ cold and probably would much rather have been at home, or sightseeing on their own. Others had the attitude of fanatics. Act Like Automatons. There was no doubt of one fact, however. All were automatons firmly in the grip of their Commu nist leaders. They cheered when they were supposed to and did as they were told, without question, if not with enthusiasm. Groups of Peoples Police stood on certain corners, giving organ ized cheers for the marching youths. The bareheaded youngsters, who swept 32 abreast up to the Lust garten. carried banners blaring forth the prescribed -ibes against the West. The banners ridiculed every thing from American chewing gum to American magazines. They attacked Anglo-American imperialism" and hailed German "heroes" in the Soviet zone ura nium mines. American culture was lam pooned wtih a sketch of femala wrestlers pulling hair. Musicians Get Bonus Musicians in 100 British theaters and music halls are to get a 82 80 a week bonus, under new arbitra tion tribunal awards. _advertisement. Contact Lens Users Alter lenses arc removed and 11 your eves and Uds leei tired, sore, inflamed Burning and smarting—enjoy the sooth of LavopMZ Quick ly help relieve irritation Your eye* fee! refreshed and clean 1-avootlk has been used for more thau a.\ years Must de light or money back Oct LaconUk today i Eye-cup Included > Al ail druaglst* EDUCATIONAL. I ■ ■ ~~ EDUCATIONAL. 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