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SOCIETY—CLUBS—RECIPES ffoeniitg |5k? WASHINGTON NEWS—COMICS—RADIO MONDAY, MAY 29, 1950 Kelleys Cleared By Grand Jury In Baby's Death 45 indictments Returned, Several On Robbery Counts The grand jury today refused to indict the parents of a 4 month-old girl who died in March of a skull fracture her mother said was received in a fall. Cleared of homicide charges were Robert Patrick Kelley, 29, much-decorated wartime fighter pilot, and his Austria-born wife, Elizabeth. 21. Mr. Kelley, a major in the District Air National Guard Reserve, is a GI student in aeronautical engineering at Cath olic University. The baby, Eileen, died at the Kelley home, 880 Hemlock street N.W. At first she was believed to have strangled while taking orange juice from a bottle. At the inquest, however, Mrs. Kelley revealed that she dropped the infant two hours before its death. Deputy Coroner Christo ,pher J. Murphy said an examina tion disclosed the skull fracture, which he thought was suffered from 24 tox48 hours before death. He expressed belief that the force of a fall from the mother’s arms would not have been sufficient to cause the fatal injury. Mr. and Mrs. Kelley were charged with homicide after the inquest. 45 Indictments Returned. The jury returned 45 indict ments against other persons be fore District Court Judge Alex ander Holtzoff. Six persons were named on sex offenses. A 24-year-old man was indicted on charges of breaking into a restaurant in the 300 block of D street S.W. three times last April. Police reported he was captured In the place April 22. The man accused is Hosea Savoy, colored, of the 400 block of Third street S.W., whom the indictment charges obtained property valued at more than $200 on his first two visits. Several persons were named on robbery charges. Among them were Andrew Ware, 28, colored, of the 1300 block of Tenth street N.W., and George McDaniels, 24, colored, who are charged with the armed holdup and robbery of the North Carolina Mutual Life In surance Co. office in the 2000 block of Eleventh street N.W. This in dictment accuses them of obtain ing more than $1,000 from the of fice. In a separate count. Ware Is charged with assualt' with intent to kill Police Pvt. Thomas F. Walker of No. 13 Precinct. Police claim Ware fired a shot at the policeman while being chased. Four Indicted in Robbery. Four persons were indicted on charges of obtaining more than $1,000 in cash, some postage and drugs during an armed robbery last month of a combination drug store and post office at 1830 First street N.W. The four accused are listed as Russell L. Perry, 23, of the 200 block of H street N.W.: Clarence J. Baldwin, 19. of the 600 block of Quebec street N.W.; Nathaniel Anderson, 27, of the 200 block of C street N.W., and George McDaniels, 24, of the 1500 block of Fifth street N.W. The four are colored. The grand jury ignored rape charges against seven persons who had been accused by a 28-year old colored woman. The grand jury’s action clears all of them. The seven, all colored, are Ulysses H. Griffin, 19, of the 1300 block of Corcoran street N.W.: Clyde McAllister, 19, of the 1500 block of Twelfth street N.W.; John H. Washington, 21; John T. Evans, 23. Robert Savage, 25, and Wil liam Fisher. 38. all of the 1600 block of Twelfth street N.W.. and Lee Chambers, 19, of the first block of Myrtle street N.E. Cathedral Girls' School To Mark Anniversary The National Cathedral School for Girls will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of ex ercises at 10:30 a.m. June 6. The first event of the week ^nd will be an open air pageant in the Cathedral close at 8:30 p.m. Fri day. Students and alumnae will join to portray the history of the school. Class Day exercises are sched uled for 4 p.m. Saturday. Dean John Wallace Suter of the Wash ington Cathedral will preach the baccalaureate sermon at 8 p.m. next Sunday in the cathedral. Judge Frank H. Myers of Municipal Court will speak at a Flag Day ceremony at 5 p.m. June 5. A dinner given by the alumnae in honor of the class of 1950 will be held at 7 p.m. June 5 at the Chevy Chase Country Club. The commencement address will be delivered by The Right Rev. Angus Dun, Episcopal Bishop of Washington. Capital Astronomers To Hear Watson Talk Dr. Paul Watson, curator of astronomy at the Maryland Academy of Science, will lead the National Capital Astronomers, and their friends, on an imaginary trip through the universe at 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the Sylvan Theater. Dr. Watson will start with the earth and then take the audi ence to the various planets, stopping first at the moon. Fol lowing the lecture the audience may view the sky through port able telescopes. In case of bad weather the program will be held In the Department of Commerce auditorium. 75-Cent Purse-Snatching Leads To Five Charges Against Man For an attempted 75-cent rob bery, James H. Thurston today faces three charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, one of assault and one of robbery. Police snared Thurston, 30, col ored, of the 1500 block of E street S.E., after he was pursued into a dead end in the rear of the 110U block of Eleventh street N.W. by four men who were pass ing the scene. , The purse, held by Mrs. Mildred Uzmed, of 4116 New Hampshire avenue N.W., as she stood at Thirteenth and I streets N.W., contained only 75 cents and per sonal papers. She is a telephone operator at the Army-Navy Club. Seventeenth and I streets N.W. and was en route home. She was struck in the face when she screamed. The man was chased by Prank Kirby. 2800 Seventy-fourth ave nue, Hyattsville; William E. Yost, 3407 Thirty-ninth avenue, Col mar Manor, Md.; John Taylor, of Norfolk, Va., all Times-Herald employes, and an unidentified sailor. When they cornered him, they told police, the man threatened them with a penknife and dived under a parked Greyhound bus. Police Pvts. B. A. Mattingly and J. L. Acree found him there. Loss of Marital Right By Husband's Injury Held Justifying Suit The Court of Appeals today es tablished the right of a woman to sue for damages when a negli gent injury to her husband de prives her of a sexual relationship with him. It was the first time the court had acted on such a case, and the precedent was expected to be far reaching. It was regarded as more important because the right was upheld even though the hus bad was protected by workmen’s compensation. Legal experts said the opinion opens the way for wives to sue for. damagel “for loss of consor tium” any time their husbands are incapacitated through negli gent injury. Nation-Wide Implication. Although the case in point dealt wtih a District couple, it was re garded as Nation-wide in impli cation, since the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensa tion Act, under which the plain tiff was insured, is the counter part of workmen’s compensation laws of many other States. Judge Bennett Champ Clark wrote the opinion and Judge Charles Fahy concurred. Judge Wilbur K. Miller neither assented nor dissented. The opinion reversed a District Court ruling of Judge David A. Pine, who granted a motion for summary judgment, but suggested to Attorney Edgar A. Wren that he appeal the case. Originally, Pierce Henry Hitaf fer, a maintenance mechanic, aged 63, and his wife, Mrs. Lucia Hitaf fer, sued the Argonne Co.. Inc., for $10,000 damages for an injury Mr. Hitaffer suffered when he fell from a ladder in December. 1947. Because Mr. Hitaffer was covered by workmen’s compensation, -his part* of the suit later was dropped, but Mr. Wren pressed the claim of the wife. Suit Held Unusual. The suit was unusual in that it pressed for a verdict that only once before had been allowed, and that later overturned. It sought a broadening of the “enabling acts” of about 20 years ago, which gave wives the right to sue for injury to their own prop erty, and to the loss of consortium in alienation of affections, or in willful violations. The appellate decision found that women do have the right to sue for loss of their husband’s companionship, love, material services and sexual relations when such is caused by a negligent injury to the man. It went further by making an employer liable for such loss, even though that element is not written into the law covering the work men’s compensation protecting the individual. Disputes Former Rulings. The opinion disputed former rulings that the wife should not be allowed to sue, because the husband, as nominal head of the household, already has that right. “The desirability of allowing the wife this action is demonstrable from the anomolous situation in which we would otherwise be placed,” the court said. “For how, under any reasoning, could we, while allowing the hus band the action, justify a denial to the wife of a like protection to an interest which is exactly the same as his? “And how could we justify de nying her the action when we al low her a suit in cases of inten tional invasions? The simple an swer is that there can be no justi fication.” The opinion added that “we can conceive of no reasons for denying the wife this right for the reason that in this enlightened day and age they simply do not exist.” Logic and Reason Cited. “On the contrary, it appears to us that logic, reason and right are in favor of the position we are now taking. The medieval con cepts of the marriage relation to which other jurisdictions have re verted in order to reach the re sults which have been handed to us as evidence of the law have long since ceased to have any meaning. “It can hardly be said that the wife has less of an interest in the marriage relation than does the husband or in these modern times that a husband renders services of such a different character to the family and household that they must be measurably a standard of such uncertainty that the law cannot estimate any loss thereof. “The husband owes the same degree of love, affection, felicity, etc., to the wife as she to him.” Cornell Club to Elect The Cornell Club of Washing ton will hold.a supper meeting at 6 p.m. June 7 at the National Press Club. After election of of ficers and supper the group will go to Griffith Stadium to see a Nats-Indians baseball game. Belgium permits each tourist to import 400 cigarettes and two bottles of wine. * 50 Investigators Begin Full-Time Search for Murderer at Bolling Fifty investigators undertook a methodical, around - the - clock questioning of Bolling Air Force Base personnel today in a search for the murderer of Gordon C. Brown, jr„ 24-year-old Post Office Department employe. Five hundred men quartered on the south end of the base were questioned yesterday and as many more were to undergo examina tion today. It was in this area, about half a mile from the main gate and 200 feet from the Potomac River, that Mr. Brown was found dying Sat urday morning near the taxicab he was driving part time. Comparing the case to the April murder of two Lansburgh & Bro. department store watchmen, Capt. Jeremiah Flaherty of the homicide squad anticipated long hours of tedious interviews to fer ret out a likely suspect. Milatary Agents Take Part. He appointed Lts. Richard Fel ber and John K. Baker to head the investigation at Bolling. In addition to large details of homi cide and metropolitan police, they were assisted by Lt. Col. Kirby M. Gillette of the Office of Spe cial Investigations at Bolling, and 15 OSI investigators. Scores of airmen away from the base on week-end passes were to be interrogated today, among them a 28-year-old sergeant for whom a lookout was broadcast Saturday. Detectives have said they do not regard him more sus piciously than they do a half dozen others known to have left the base about the time Mr. Brown was found at 2:30 a.m. The sergeant showed up for for mation as usual this morning, further allaying suspicion in his direction. Motive Proves Baffling. Why a cab passenger would shoot Mr. Brown in the back of the head, after apparently pistol whipping him, still plagued inves tigators. They weighed the mo tives of robbery, argument and vengeance, and rated them in that order. Robbery was not counted out, even though Mr. Brown’s wallet containing $6 and his change holder, with $3.50, were found in tact. It was pointed out that the wallet was clutched in Mr. Brown’s hand, when an airman found him lying in a shallow culvert, about 50 feet from the taxicab. One theory was that a passenger in tended to rob the driver, but be came frightened after the shoot ing. The argument motive appeareo insubstantial, because Mr. Brown was a mild-mannered man, not likely to become embroiled with a passenger who refused to pay his fare. Vengeance Idea Discounted. As for vengeance, Mr. Brown s friends were certain that he had no enemies. For five hours yesterday two Navy divers searched the Potomac for the death weapon. They worked out from the bank as far as a person logically could throw a pistol and came up with noth ing. The presence of tin cans and other metal objects prevented use of magnets. Mr. Brown, who lived at 224 Carmody Hills drive, Carmody Hills, Md., was driving the cab to help support his wife Audrey and their 4-year-old son Bobby and to help pay for the home he built two years ago. Three guards at Bolling’s main gate, who saw the cab enter at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, failed to no tice whether any one was seated in the rear seat. Police also have failed to find any one who heard the shot which ended Mr. Brown’s life. i Masonic rites will be held for1 Mr. Brown, with services at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lee funeral home, Fourth street and Massachusetts avenue N.E. Burial will be in Fort | Lincoln Cemetery. Sf. John's to Open Graduation Week Special Dispatch to The Star ANNAPOLIS, May 29. — Com mencement week at St. John’s College will open at 8:30 p.m. June 9 with a variety show in Inglehart Hall. A dance at the boat house will follow the show. Class Day exercises will be held under the Liberty Tree On the campus at 11 a.m. June 10. A baseball game between faculty and students and an afternoon picnic will highlight the day. The presi dent’s dinner will be at 7 p.m. and the June Ball that night. Baccalaureate services will be at 4 pjn. June 11 at St. Anne’s Church. The Right Rev. Lloyd R. Craighill, former bishop of Anking, China, will deliver the sermon. Richard Scofield, tutor of St. John's College, will give the prin cipal address at the 158th exer cises at 11 un. June 12 under the Liberty Tree. i Cyclist Is Killed, 5 Are Hurt in 2 Nearby Crashes Airman Dies, District Man Hurt in Accident Near Shenandoah An 18-year-old bicyclist was killed and five other youths in jured in two accidents in nearby Maryland last night. In another accident early yes terday, near Shenandoah, Va., a Kansas City Air Force sergeant was killed and two others in jured, . including a Washington man. The District resident is An drew C. Elliott, 27, of 215 Twelfth street N.E. His condition was re ported critical. The dead bicyclist was James S. | Powell of Avenel road, near Silver i Spring. He was killed instantly while riding along Colesville pike, north of Notley road, near Coles ville, about 10:45 p.m. Lights Blinded Driver. Montgomery County police said an automobile driven by Leonard R. Brigham, 20, of Colesville struck the bicycle after being blinded by lights of oncoming cars. Mr. Brigham told police the bicycle had no light or re flector and that he was not able to see it. n ucx niiua-te vi accidental death was issued by Dr. Frank J. Broschart, deputy medical exam iner for the county. Police said technical charges of manslaughter and reckless driv ing were placed against Mr. Brig ham and that he was released on his personal bond. Army Man Killed. In the Virginia accident. Staff Sergt. Clifford C. Wade, 28, of the Greater Pitts Air Base, Coraopolis, Pa., was fatally injured. Mr. Elliott, a veteran, and an other passenger in the car, Corpl. Forest L. Burnette, 21, of Stan ley, Va., an airman stationed at Langley Air Force Base, were hurt. Both were transferred to Walter Reed Hospital after treatment at the Luray Hospital. Five Washington youths were hurt, one of them critically, in a two-car collision about 7:15 p.m. on Route 240 (Rockville pike), a mile north of the Bethesda Naval Hospital. Most seriously injured was Neil Crichton, 18, of 3565 Brandywine street N. W., admitted to the Naval Hospital with a cerebral con cussion. Two were admitted to Suburban Hospital. They were Norman Rudolph, 19, of 3553 Brandywine street N. W„ in serious condition with a possible cerebral concus sion, and Quentin T. Kelly, 15, of 3420 Thirty-ninth street N. W., in fair condition with cuts and bruises on the head and face. Released after treatment at the same hospital were Stephen L. Best, 17, of 2800 Ontario place N. W., and Mrs. Evelyn O’Neal, 23, of Cumberland, Md. Both suffered cuts and bruises. Week end traffic accidents in the District sent three persons to hospitals. Arvill Chase, 62, of 1435 Euclid street N.W. is in Casualty Hospital with a severe head cut and abrasions received when he was struck by a car on Alabama ave nue at Franklin street N.E. last night, police report. Mr. Chase, police said, was running across the street from a streetcar loading platform. The driver, John J. Stratman, 28, of 8100 Old Fort Foote road. Friendly, Md., was not charged. Boy, 2, Is Hurt. General Morris, 2, colored, of the 100 block of C street S.W. suffered serious head injuries yes terday when he was struck by a taxicab in the 300 block of Second street S.W. He is in Gallinger Hospital. Police said the boy walked into the path of the taxi cab from in front of a parked car. The taxi driver. James Sut ton, 40, colored, of the first block of K street N.W.. was not charged. Willard Hill, jr„ 18. of 3331 Ely place S.E. was admitted to Cas ualty Hospital with head and knee injuries yesterday after the auto mobile in which he was riding was in an accident with two other cars at Twenty-third street and Alabama avenue S.E. Montgomery Civic Group Plans Anniversary Dinner The 25th anniversary of the Montgomery County Civic Federa tion will be marked by a banquet at 7 p.m. June 19 at the Kenwood Country Club. The Oliver Owen Kuhn Trophy, presented by The Evening Star for outstanding civic achievement by a federation member, will be awarded at the celebration, Her bert N. Eaton, president, said to day. The late Mr. Kuhn was the federation’s first president. Reservations now are being ac cepted by Cecil A. Eby of the East Bethesda Citizens’ Associa tion. YOUNG FOR SUCH A BURDEN—This child needs sun and fresh air. She spends all her time caring for an ill mother and four other members of her family. You can give her the sun and air by contributing to The Evening Star Summer Camp Fund. (Story on Page A-l.) __ _ —Star Staff Photo. Sesqui Group Opens Bids on Parking Area By Rock Creek Bowl The National Capital Sesqui centennial Commission today opened bids for a 790-car parking concession near the Rock Creek Park amphitheater. It also pre pared to build a temporary band stand near the Capitol. Wash B. Williams, chairman of the commission’s Concessions Committee, was present at the bid opening at 1400 Pennsylvania ave nue N.W., this, morning. There were seven bidders, each of whom agreed to contribute a percentage of their gross receipts to the Fed eral Government. The bidders and the gross percentages offered are: Auto City Parking Co., 628 G street N.W., 55 per cent: Nation wide Parking Co.. 1500 New Hampshire avenue N.W., 40 per cent: Automatic Parking Service of Boston, Mass., 53 per cent; A. G. Dezendorf, Inc., 1419 I street I N.W., 25 per cent of gross plus 10 per cent of net profit; Arrow Parking Co., 1100 South Capitol street, 76V2 per cent of gross; Louis Gottlieb. Newark, N. J„ 51V2 per cent, and the Kinney Corpora tion of Newark, 34 per cent of gross. Officials explained £hat due to mail delays, the Kinney bid vjas received after the official bid opening, although the offer was airmailed Friday from Newark. The temporary bandstand, which will be used by various bands and choruses coming here from differ ent parts of the country for sesqui programs, will be erected near Constitution and New Jersey ave nues. It will be west of the Sen-! ate Office Building and north of the Capitol, near the fountain in the park. Its construction has been approved by Vice President, Brakley and Speaker Rayburn. Paul M. Massmann, Commission! general manager, said that State flags of the 48 States will be used at each side of the structure, which will cost about $2,500. Mr. Massmann said that it will be ready in time for a musical group from West Virginia to use it June 20. Atlantic Union Sessions Will Hear Urey, Clayton Two Senators, an editor, an au thor and an atomic physicist will be among the speakers before the Atlantic Union Committee’s two day meeting at the Shoreham Ho tel Thursday and Friday. Members of committee chapters from 25 States are to attend. The speakers will include Sen ators Kefauver, Democrat, of Ten nessee, and Gillette, Democrat, of Iowa: Dr. Harold C. Urey, atomic physicist: Louis Bromfleld, author; Jean Jacques Servan-Schreiber, foreign editor of Le Monde, and Will L. Clayton, former Undersec retary of State. Driver Gets 90 Days, $175 Fine On Seven Charges; 1 Remains A Washington motorist has 90 days—and possibly more—to re flect on the eight traffic charges ; against him that were aired today in Municipal Court. Otis Mitchell, 23, colored, of the 600 block of South Carolina ave nue S.E., was driver of a car which Police Pvt. Vincent O. Lusby said dragged him half a block Satur day night. As a result of the en counter Mitchell was accused of eight traffic violations. The 90-day jail sentence and a $175 fine were imposed by Judge Nadine Gallagher on seven of the traffic charges to which Mitchell pleaded guilty. On the eighth j charge, one of assault with a dan gerous weapon (his automobile), Mitchell was held for grand jury action by Judge Thomas D. Quinn. The charges heard before Judge Gallagher were: Driving without a District permit, two hit-and-run charges involving two parked cars that were struck during the affair, driving over a streetcar loading platform, driving on the sidewalk, driving on the wrong side of the street and unreasonable speed. Jewish Adult Council To Sponsor Institute The Washington Jewish Young Adult Council will sponsor a three day institute beginning June 16 at the Hotel Vindobona, Braddock Heights, Md. The program will include dis cussions on "The Essence of Juda ism,” “Am I a Jew?” and "The Place of the Jew in the American Community.” Reservations may be made at the Jewish Community Center, Sixteenth and Q streets N.W. _ Tennessean Is Named Annapolis Honor Man; New Yorker Second By the Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, May 29.—Mid shipman Robert R. Monroe of Knoxville, Tenn., color company commander, today was named Honor Man of the Naval Acad emy. Monroe is the number one man in the class of 691 midshipmen who will be graduated on Friday, the Academy announced. His academic average for the four-year course, which topped all his classmates, was to be an nounced later. It will be graded on a scale on which 4.0 is perfect. Monroe also is commander of the brigade’s finest company, the 14th. That honor gave him the right to name the June Week color girl, Charlotte Anderson of Knoxville. The tall, blue-eyed blond from the University of Tennessee will present the Stars and Stripes and the blue brigade flag to Monroe at the presentation of the colors on Thursday. Number two man in the class is Charles Dobony. 24. Buffalo, N. Y. Third is Midshipman David S. Boyd. 22, Santa Barbara. Calif. A brigade parade, scheduled for 5:30 p.m„ will be reviewed by Vice Admrial J. W. Roper, chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Per sonnel. The big social event tonight is the “youngster hop” for the class of 1952. The first and second classes also are holding dances. The graduating midshipmen were told yesterday that "the newly commissioned officer is re minded that he really has two commissions—one from God and the other from his country.” Academy Chaplain Roy E. Bishop urged the midshipmen in a baccalaureate sermon in the chapel yesterday to “formulate a great life’s purpose which includes and yet transcends your profes sions ” Yeggs Carry Off Safe, Crack If, Gei $2,346 Safe crackers who carried off the strongbox and loot valued at $2,346 from a pharmacy and branch post office last night were sought by police ana postal au thorities today. The 160-pound safe, beaten open and empty, was found near the Florida avenue entrance to Garfield Hospital grounds early today. Police said the safe ap parently was beaten open else where and thrown onto the hos pital grounds. It was taken from the Bunker Hill Pharmacy, 2011 Bunker Hill road N.E., and contained $1,360 in cash, $1,000 in stamps and travelers’ checks and postal notes. According to Louis L. Balotin, 38. of 1822 Taylor street N.E., operator of the drug store, en trance was gained by forcing open the front door. The safe was carried out a rear door. 'Court Asked to Cancel Fairfax Referendum On School Bond Issue Fairfax County Circuit Court today was asked to block the $10.5 million school bond issue referen dum set for Wednesday. A petition was filed urging Judge Paul E. Brown to vacate a May 15 order calling for the vote. The petitioner is John H. King of Great Falls road, one of those most active in fighting the School Board’s bond issue plan of financ ing a big construction program. He told Judge Brown the refer endum should be called off be cause of pending annexation suits against Fairfax, filed by Falls 'Church and Alexandria. Mr. | King’s home is just outside Falls I Church. Mr. King said if Falls Church ; succeeds, the county would lose I approximately one-sixth of its as I sessed property. Fairfax would be prevented by law from build ing schools in the annexed area and the citizens there would be denied benefits of of the bond | issue, he said. Mr. King main-; tained the residents of the area thus would suffer irreparable damage. The petition calls the referen dum “improvident and prema ture." It states that school needs of the county would “materially decrease” if Alexandria and Falls Church win their annexation j suites. Court attendants said Judge Brown probably would pass upon the King petition today. There will be no court tomorrow because of the Memorial Day holiday. Charles J. Robbins, 47, Dies Here After Illness Charles J. Robbins, 47, who was engaged in construction work here, died yesterday at George Washington University Hospital after an illness of three months. He lived at 1213 Talbert street S.E. Born in Washington, Mr. Rob bins attended public schools in the District, the Columbia School of Drafting and the National Uni versity Law School. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Opayke Robbins; two sis ters, Mrs. Leslie McDaniel and Mrs. Bernard J. Folliard, and two I nephews, John B. and Arnold J. Daly, all of Washington. Prayers will be said at 9 a m. Wednesday at the Hines funeral home. 2901 Fourteenth street N.W. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. at St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Sixth and F streets S.W. Burial will be Thursday morn ing near Newtown. Bucks County, Pa. The body will be at the Stacy Brown funeral home, Newtown. Class of 532 Confirmed By Archbishop O'Boyle The Most Rev. Patrick A. O’Boyle, archbishop of Washing ton yesterday confirmed a class of 532 adults from all parishes in the archdiocese, at St. Matthew’s Cathedral. The Rev. Charles Roach of As sumption parish and the Rev. W. Joyce Russell of Benecrct. Md., assisted the archbishop in the ! confirmation service. The Right Rev. John K. Cart wright, rector of the cathedral, preached at the services and Archbishop O’Boyle was celebrant of Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Mother Is Shot In Family Fight; Husband Held Two Children Found In Car Parked Near House After Incident A young mother of two children was In Providence Hospital today with bullet wounds she said wer* inflicted by her husband who thought she didn't love him any more. Mrs. Dorothy L. Whitlock. 23. of Camp Springs. Md., is in fair condition, hospital attendants said, despite a .25-caliber bullet which coursed into her neck and up into her head early Sunday. Her husband. Homer H. Whit lock. 28. a coppersmith at the Naval Research Laboratory, called Prince Georges County Police about 1 a m., told them he had just shot his wife and gave them his address—the 5300 block of Edgewood drive in Camp Springs. The scene is near Route 5. about 8 miles east of the District line. Victim Driven to Hospital. Before Detective John W. Sldall and Pvts. Lawrence F. Riddle barger and Ralph Bond arrived at the house. Whitlock had put his wounded wife and their two chil dren into the car and driven to Providence Hospital. Pvt. Riddle barger said. At the hospital. Whitlock was told he must remain there until police arrived, but after learning his wife was being cared for. he broke away from a nurse who tried to restrain him and drove away with the children, police said. Meanwhile, the Prince George* police arrived at the Whitlock nouse to find it dark and deserted. They entered through a window and found bloodstains on a bed with a .25 caliber automatic near the stains Pvt. Bond was posted at th# house while the other two police men began checking hospitals, heading for Providence because it is the nearest to the Whitlock home. Wife Tells of Argument. There, Pvt. Riddlebarger said, * Mrs. Whitlock told them they had gone to a party Saturday night and on their return home an ar gument which had been going on intermittently "for a couple of days” flared again. The policeman quoted her as saying her husband grabbed her and shot her "because he said I didn’t love him any more." Whitlock was found, apparently trying to hide in the woods near a path about 200 yards in the rear of his home. Pvt. Riddlebarger said he found him on the ground and told him. "I’ll shoot you if you start anything." The policeman said he replied. "You ought to shoot me." Children Found in Car. The path near which Whitlock was found led police to his parked auto almost a mile from the house. In it, scantily clad, were the two children, Warren, 2, and Beverly. 7 months. They are being cared for by the paternal grandparents, police said, after a neighbor kept them overnight. Whitlock, charged with assault with intent to kill, is being held in the Prince Georges county Jail on a bond of $10,000. Bond was set by Justice of the Peace Jud son R. Creecy. He returned home after leaving the hospital, parked his car. walked to the house and, appar ently, fled when he saw Pvt. Bond stationed there. Frank R. Jelleff to Get Cosmopolitan Club Medal Prank R. Jelleff will receive the Cosmopolitan Club’s Distinguished Service Medal at a luncheon at 12:15 pm. Thursday at the May flower Hotel. John A. Reilly, chairman of the committee which selected Mr. Jelleff for the award, will present the medal and accompanying cer tificate. The medal is awarded annually to a citizen who "performed the most outstanding unselfish serv ice for the city of Washington for the previous year.” Former re cipients of the medal who plan to attend are Dr. Cloyd Heck Mar vin. William E. Leahy, Judge Bo litha J. Laws, James E. Colliflower, Eugene Meyer, Major Ernest W. Brown and Robert V. Fleming. Mr. Jelleff has been prominent in civic work for many years. His contribution enabled the Boys* | Club of Washington to put up a building in Southeast Washington. Veiled Prophets Grottos To Hold Convention Here The Grottos of the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the En chanted Realm will move into Washington 12,000 strong for their annual convention Wednes day, June 7. Members from all parts of the United States and Canada will attend the four-day session, take part in a colorful parade Thurs day, elect a new grand monarch and stage a Sesquicentennial festival Grand Monarch Frank B. Jones, Youngstown, Ohio, will set up headquarters at the Hotel Statler. Wreaths will be placed at the tomb of George Washington and the Unknown Soldier and a special session of the Supreme Council will be held in the Georgg Washington National Masonic Memorial in Alexandria. The convention will mark th# 10th annual session of the Su preme Council, but the Grotto, part of the Masonic order, will ba celebrating It* 45th founding an niversary.