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FASHIONS—READERS' CLEARING HOUSE SOCIETY—AMUSEMENTS WASHINGTON AND VICINITY—COMICS—RADIO TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1950 B ★★ Smith to Back Area Planning Commission Bill House Action to Be Sought Soon After Congress Reconvenes By Don S. Warren Representative Smith, Democrat, of Virginia, a key member of the House District Committee, an nounced todaf he would support the Senate-passed bill to reorgan ize the National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Action on the measure, which for months Jias been stymied in the House Committee, is to be sought soon after Congress recon venes November 27. Mr. Smith, who earlier this year held up action on the bill, said he would support its enactment be cause of favorable positions taken by Arlington County authorities. The legislation, recommended by the Budget Bureau after a two year study;of regional planning problems in this area, has been given new'impetus lately by the needs of joint planning for the de fense of the Capital area. Not “Satisfied.” Mr. Smith had withheld his ap proval pn the thought that, in the reorganization of the planning body, Virginia should be given larger representation. But he Isubmitted the problem to the Arlington County Board and its planning commission and they recommended acceptance. Though not “satisfied ’, Mr. Smith said he would aid District Committee Chairman McMillan in seeking final action. “Even one Virginia representative on the planning commission,” he said, “is better than none.” In proposing some enlargement of the powers of the National Cap ital planning body, the bill also would enlarge its membership to specially designated members from Maryland and Virginia . 3 From District. Under the pending bill, the com mission membership would in clude at least three District repre sentatives . There would be five ex-officio members: Chief of Army Engi neers, the Engineer Commissioner of the District, the architect of the Capitol, the director of the Na tional Parks Service and the Fed eral Works Administration, in ad-1 ditton to the chairman of the House and Senate District Com mittee. In addition, the President would name five eminent citizens, at leaat one of them a bona fide citizen of the District. Three additional citizens would be named, one each by the Gov ernors of Virginia and Maryland, and one nominated by the District i Commissioners. /The Smith declaration opened the way for active consideration of the measure when Congress meets again, but a fight still was in sight. Mr. Smith said he would add to' his approval of the planning ccftn mission bill a call to amend the Capper-Cramton to include Vir ginia in Federal .loans for park and playground land acquisition. When this law was enacted Vir ginia did not have the necessary enabling act, but now has one, Mr. Smith said. -- Former Winery Owner Sues Arlington Bank The Arlington Trust Co., Inc., is being sued for $100,000 by the former owner of the Old Domin-1 ion Vineyards Winery at Rosslyn. Antoine L. Alaj, 1510 Key boule- j vard, charges in a suit filed in circuit court that the bank sold the winery in 1946 for approxi mately $6,500 to pay off loans made by the bank to Mr. Alaj. The plaintiff says that stock and equipment at the platf't were worth at least $30,000 ifnd the business was worth at least $75,000. Mr. AJal also says that no ac counting of the sale/6f the prop erty has been made' to him. Be fore the time the property was attached by the bank in 1946, Mr. Alaj said, the property and: business were under the manage ment of an agent of the defend ant by virtue of an agreement “entered into at the insistence of: the defendants” in January of the same year. Voters in Prince Georges Register on Two Tuesdays Prince Georges County’s 47 vot ing places will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and next Tuesday for registration of persons eligible to vote in the November 7 election. Revisions and transfers will be made October 17. The county Board of Election Supervisors said registrations will not be accepted on these days at the Upper Marlboro courthouse because records have been sent to the polling places. — Shooting of Boy, 15, At Bryans Road Probed Special Dispatch to The Star BRYANS ROAD, Md„ Oct. 3.— State police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting here last night of Henry V. Lewis, a 15-year-old colored boy. The boy was taken to Freed mens Hospital, Washington, short ly after the shooting at 10 p.m. with bullet wounds in the neck |nd face. The hospital said his condition is fair. ' Police said shots were fired from a .38-caliber revolver by Adolph Woolford, who said the boy was prowling around his home. • Dog Owners Facing Eviction From 5 Alexandria Projects Mrs. Charles B. Wright of Chinquapin Village holds her pet Chihuaha, Twinkle. Mrs. Wright, who is partly crippled with arthritis, said the dog keeps her company when she is alone. —Star Staff Photo. Dog owners in five Alexandria public housing projects face evic tion November 1 unless they get rid of their pets. The no-tjog order was handed down by the Alexandria Rede velopment and Housing Authority which operates the five projects —Cameron Valley, Chinquapin Village, John Roberts Homes. George W. Parker Homes and Samuel Madden Homes. Housing officials today reported that there are 14 tenants in the five projects who have not com-, plied with the order and have been I served notice to move. 380 Sign Petition. The housing authority has stuck by its decision, despite a petition signed by more than 380 tenants1 and a plea by Representative Smith, Democrat, of Virginia. Mr. Smith’s letter in behalf of the ten ants facing eviction was considered by the housing authority last week, but it was decided not to change i the decision made in July. * Edmund F. Ticer, chairman of the Housing Authority, said it would be unfair to tenants who had got rid of their dogs to change the order now. He said the Hous ing Authority had voted‘the dog ban after receiving many com plaints from other tenants about the large number of dogs roam ing through the project. He said that pets are prohibited in most privately owned apartment-type projects in the area. Compromise Offered. Dog-loving tenants, meanwhile, have sought to compromise with the housing officials. They wanted to sign agreements to keep their dogs from being nuisances. Their pleas unheeded, the ten ants now promise a legal battle to keep their homes and dogs, said Mrs. Jean Vandenberg of Cameron Valley, who owns a cocker spaniel and a dalmatian. Among those who have gotten rid of their pets is a little boy who had to have his blind dog disposed of. He couldn’t find any one who would take a blind dog. West Montgomery Citizens Preparing Civil Detense Setup The West Montgomery County Citizens’ Association last night took action to sei up a civil de fense committee. The civic group which met in the Potomac Elementary School, approved formation of a six-man committee to prepare the area’s defense in case of emergency after Jacques Torfs, chairman of; a special exploratory committee, gave his report. Mr. Torfs said there would be "10,000 to 20,000” refugees from Washington over j running the west Montgomery ; area and in need of assistance. The association elected James Buchanan as president, succeed ing David L. Weed, who has be come president of the county :wide Parent-Teacher Association.. Other Officers Chosen. Other officers elected are: Nor man Parks, first vice president; Godfrey KaufTmann, second vice president; Alvin Dunham, secre tary, and William Robinson, tieas urer. Valourous Hougen, Allan Elliot, Arnold Burr, Arthur Sylves ter and Mr. Weed were named directors. Special guests were three county political figures: Mrs. Stella B. Werner, Democratic candidate for 'the County Council; Col. Norman Ames, Charter Committee chair man, and De Witt S. Hyde. Re publican candidate for the State i Senate. In a spirited political talk Col. Ames voiced his support of Mrs. Werner for the counci'., but she j replied she would have to regard the charter group as a Republican unit. Objects to Brooke Lee Label. Declaring she was not obligated , to any one person or group, Mrs. Werner said, “It is time Democrats can organize without having an old Brooke Lee tag put on them.” Mrs. Werner told the meeting that Democratic council members would not tamper with the present county government or personnel, except in the interest of good government. Mr. Hyde called for a Republi can administration as proof the county is not under the Lee ma chine, and charged Democrats have never proved they were for home rule in Montgomery. He defended the record of the all Re publican Montgomery delegation at Annapolis. Col. Ames hailed the “magnifi cent job” done by the present County Council. Suitland PTA to Meet The Suitland Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association will hold its first fall meeting at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the school with a re ception for teachers and introduc tion of School Board trustees. Grand Jury to Act In Larceny Charges On Arlington Builder An Arlington builder Is free on $1,000 bond awaiting action of a grand jury on a grand larceny charge stemming from his alleged failure to complete a house after he accepted a $3,000 down pay ment. Thirteen civil suits, totaling $12,700, also face the builder, Lu cian M. Downing of 3712 North Eighteenth street, in connection with houses he agreed to build, but according to his customers never completed. The warrant charging grand larceny was sworn out by Herman L. Croom of 2 Ashby street. Alex andria, who said Mr. Downing was going to build him a house on North Thirty-fourth street in Ar lington. Mr. Downing waived preliminary hearing in county court yester day before Judge Hugh Reid. One of the civil suits was filed by Mr. Croom. In another suit, Robert A. Hoover, 802 Tennessee avenue, Alexandria, says he paid Mr. Downing $1,275 for construc tion of a house that was never completed. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Chowe of Alexandria asked court action on a $3,500 payment they say they made to the builder without any return. Ten other claims against Mr. Downing have been taken to county court. Six of these are brought by persons who say they paid him between $500 and $825 as deposit on homes he did not complete. Paul A. Hill to Leave Arlington Chamber Paul A. Hill today announced his resignation as business mana ger of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. He has held the post for 10 years. Mr. Hill announced that No vember 1 he will become field rep resentative in Northern Virginia for the Virginia Society for Crip pled Children and Adults. Woodbury Appointed Falls Church Manager W. Rhodes Woodbury last night was officially appointed Falls Church city manager at a special meeting of the City Council. Mr. Woodbury, 43, is from Suf folk, Va. He succeeds Roy S. Braden, who resigned. Thomas Gilmer Resigns Thomas Gilmer, assistant com monwealth’s attorney for Arling ton for the last three years, has resigned, effective October 15. He will re-enter private practice in Arlington. 1 140 Cases Put Before County Grand Jury Judge Calls List "Formidable"; Points To Arson Charges The Prince Georges County grand jury today had before it 140 criminal cases. Circuit Court convened yesterday for the fall term. Judge Charles C. Marbury called the list a “formidable” one and remarked that the number of arson cases was unusually large. A total of 14 such presentments, most of them connected with a series of barn fires last summer in the Porestville-Rosaryville area, are to be considered. Seven young volunteer firemen have been ac cused of starting the fires. Three Murder Cases. Included in the presentments are three murder cases, one of manslaughter, nine of aggravated assault, six of rape or assault on women, three of robbery, nine of burglary and house breaking, 17 of larceny, 23 of false pretense and 55 of less serious nature. Heath Berry, of 7218 Central avenue, Capitol Heights, was named grand jury foreman. The group includes three women. Mr. Berry is an official in the District insuring office of the Federal Housing Administration. One prospective grand juror failed to answer when he name was drawn. He was Frederick Fischer, a 69-year-old watchman at the Beltsville . experimental farm. Judge Marbury issued an attachment order, but Fischer showed up while detectives were en route to his home. He was ordered to pay $2.50 costs, and was excused from jury service. Fischer explained that he was hitch hik ing to court and that he had to wait a long time before he found an accommodating motorist. Judge Marbury’s Charge. in his charge. Judge Marbury said that while the criminal docket was heavier than usual, there was no indication of a coun jty-wide crime wave. “It is not a situation to cause alarm.” the judge said, “but rath er may be considered as the natu ral and normal result of a rapid increase in population.” Referring to the State’s effort to enforce the Ober Anti-Com munist Law, Judge Marbury said county authorities had been in structed to notify judges in ad vance of court terms when they have such cases. “Neither that State’s Attorney nor any other person,” has sub mitted any evidence of subversive activities in Prince Georges Coun ty, ne added. Other members of the grand Jury are Orrow P. Collins, Clar ence H. Swick, James H. Ellis, William R. Wareheim, John Weems, Quinton C. Stephanson, Luther H Mumford, Benjamin Briscoe, E. Ernest Bailey, Ernest E. Brock. Thurmon Scott, Lewis Letcher, Mrs. Lydia W. Bram baugh. Robert Wilson, Leo J. Loenig, William H. Shockley, : Thomas G. Foreacre, Albert L. Moreland, Albert B. Brown, George H. Keigley. Mrs. Eunice Turner and Mrs. Verna Sweeney. H. M. Bradley, Post Office Veteran, Retires at 70 Henrv M Bradley, 70, a veteran of over 48 years with the Post Of fice Department, retired Saturday without a ceremony. Mr. Bradley, who lives at 4109 Lei and street, Chevy Chase, Md., re tired as exam iner of equip ment and sup plies in the Di vision of Fed eral Building Operations. He had held this p o s ition since May 1, 1942. Ana tive of Chester, S. C., Mr- Br»dl*> Mr. Bradley came to Washington at 13 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Bradley. In February, 1902, he joined the postal service as a clerk. At his retirement he was pre | sented a remembrance book signed I by Postmaster General Donaldson : and fellow employes. Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Brad ley live with them at the Leland street address. They are Patrick C. and John E. Bradley. The other son, Major William O. Bradley, is stationed at Fort Meade, Md. Planning Delegates Chosen Col. Lathrop E. Smith, Travi lah, and Frederick Gutheim, Mount Ephraim, have been named delegates by the Upper Montgom ery County Planning Commission to the recently formed Washing ton Regional Planning Council. ; Unpredictable Parking Meters Trouble Hyattsville Council It’s anybody’s guess how much time a nickel will buy in a Hyatts ville parking meter. So said Police Chief Howard H. Holmes at a meeting of the City Council last night. "Sometimes when you put a penny in you get an hour's park ing, or if you put a nickel in you get only 12 minutes,” said Chief Holmes. He thinks the city is coming out on the short end. The parking rate is supposed to be 1 cent for each 12 minutes. The Council decided it had bet ter look into the matter. City Clerk E. W. Baker was asked to have the meter company put the devices in proper shape. In addition, Chief Holmes was given permission to look for an additional policeman who can be assigned to patrol meters on a full time basis. Mrs. Sue E. Anderson was con firmed as clerk to City Treasurer Howard C. Dingee. Her annual salary will be $2,000. Because of the uncertain eco nomic conditions it has been de cided to postpone the annual home show held each October in the Hyattsville Armory. If con ditions permit, the show will be held in the spring. Historic Bladensburg Post Office to Move By Charles A. McAleer Bladensburg’s historic post office —one of the 15 original ones in the country—soon will vacate the building it has occupied for nearly a half-century. Within the next 10 days, the post office wijl be located at 4912 Annapolis road, in a new shopping center just north of the Edmon ston road intersection. Since 1904, the nearby Mary land postal agency has been sharing the corner of a small grocery at 4303 Baltimore avenue. But times have changed in Bladensburg and there now are more people to serve. The present post office has outgrown its quarters. When it moves, so will C. How ard Brown, Bladensburg post master. Mr. Brown, who is 48, plans to give up the grocery busi ness to devote his full efforts to the postal assignment. He is the 30th postmaster at Bladensburg, having succeeded his father, Hyman Brown, in April, 1937. The elder Mr. Brown had served in the same capacity from November, 1904, the date the post office moved in with the grocery. Original Post Office in 1775. Before that—in fact, back to the days when Bladensburg was a port—the post office had been located in private homes or with other commercial enterprises. Ac cording to postal records, the Bla densburg post office was estab lished in the Revolutionary War days of 1775, some 25 years be fore the one in Washington.* In those days, English sailing ships would come up the then navigable Anacostia River to Bladensburg. Chartered in 1742 as Garrison’s Landing, the com munity subsequently was named for Sir Thomas Bladen, governor of the province at the time. The register of Ben Franklin, one of the founders of the Fed eral postal system, indicates that Bladensburg’s first postmaster was Christopher Lowndes, the most prominent and wealthiest town merchant of the day. Mr. Lowndes, history reveals, built Bostwick, a house still in exist ence, in 1746. Bostwick, now des ignated as 3901 Forty-eighth street, is the home of one of Bladensburg’s most prominent citizens, Mrs. Felix E. Cristofane. Frederick Fair Opens With 7,C J Entries And $11,ClJ in Prizes By th« Associated Press FREDERICK. Md., Oct. 3.— More than 7,000 entries, including new records in at least two de partments, have been received for the 88th annual Frederick Fair which opened today. The 400 entries in the cattle de partment and the 1,800 in the poultry exhibition represent new records for the fair. Prize money totaling $11,000 will be awarded. The fair will continue through Saturday with tomorrow Governor’s Day. Calvert County to Open Three-Day Fair Tomorrow Special Dispatch to The Star PRINCE FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 3.—The Calvert County fair grounds are being put in shape for a three-day agricultural fair which will open tomorrow with $3,000 in prize mofiey and new facilities for livestock. In accordance with tradition, entries will be received only from Calvert County owners. The county has, however, some of the best livestock in Southern Mary land as well as outstanding farm and home products. Exhibits will be brought to the fair grounds near here tomorrow. All entries except livestock will be judged Thursday. Livestock will be judged Friday. Among the feature exhibits will be booths arranged by the coun ty’s homemakers, 4-H, FFA and Future Homemakers of America clubs The Homemakers will set up a snack bar on the grounds. Chevy Chase Hadassah To Give Fashion Show The Bethesda - Chevy Chase chapter of Hadassah will sponsor a fashion show of Israeli frocks at 8:30 pun. Thursday in the Mont gomery County Jewish Commu nity Center on the East-West highway. The costumes to be modeled were designed and tailored by stu dents of the Institute of Fashion and .Design in Jerusalem, opened last year under sponsorship of Hadassah. In addition to modern creations, three traditional native costumes worn on the Sabbath by Jews will be shown. Choir Alumni to Meet The Bethesda - Chevy Chase High School A Capella Choir i Alumni Association will hold its! first meeting of the season at 8 p.m. Thursday at the home of President Paul R. Gowen, 4402 Dahill road, Viers Mill Village. C. Howard Brown, Bladensburg postmaster, examines sign on historic post office building. —Star Staff Photo. The post office once was located on the Lowndes property. Current Activity Limited. Bladensburg now has a second class post office, which means it does between $8,000 and $40,000 worth of business annually. Its ^activities currently are limited to "general delivery, box service and over-the-counter sales of stamps, money orders and the like. Postmaster Brown and other citizens of the community hope Bladensburg some day will have its own home delivery service. That's a function now handled by i the considerably larger HyattsVille ] Post Office. “In 1947,” Mr. Brown declared, | “they said we would have deliv ery service when larger quarters are secured. Now that we’re get ting them, we should have it.” Mr. Brown has the active sup port of Mayor Andrew F. Gasch and the Bladensburg Town Coun cil. Recently, the council voted to circulate petitions for signa tures of town residents who want home delivery service. Bladensburg is one of eight Prince Georges County communi ties which maintain their own post offices. Hyattsville, the larg est, has numerous branches lo cated in various suburban com munities and has been waging an all-out fight to obtain a cen tral post office for the county. Bladensburg residents, however, like their independence and want delivery service to boot. Arlington Board Member Held as Drunken Driver. F. Freeland Chew, a member of | the Arlington County Board, has been charged with drunken driv , ing in Fairfax County. Mr. Chew, Fairfax County police records disclose, was arrested about 6 p.m. Saturday on Routes 211 and 29 between the town of Fairfax and Fairfax Circle by Virginia State Trooper J. S. Atkins. Mr. Chew, who lives at 1502 North Edison street, was placed in jail after being booked and re mained there until he was re leased under $500 bond about 11 p.m. A hearing is set for 10 a.m. next Tuesday in Fairfax Trial i Justice Court. Mr. Chew today denied the charge, and said he had witnesses i who would testify that tie was jnot driving while drunk, i “I will let the trial speak for it self,’ he added. Child Hurt by Scyid Box In Fair Condition Today A 2-year-old Arlington girl who suffered a skull fracture yesterday when a sand box fell on her, was in fair condition today at Arling ton Hospital. 1 The child, Mary Oman, daugh ter of Maj. and Mrs. Paul W. Oman, was hurt in the back yard of her nome at 5215 South Eleventh street. Maj. Oman said he built the 4-foot-square sand box for Mary and her 9-month-old sister, Patsy. The box was standing against the house because the Omans are rounding up their possesions to move to 3d Army headquarters at Fort McPherson, Ga., where Maj. Oman has been transferred. First Woman Graduate Of Maryland U. Dies By th« Associated Press CENTREVILLE, Md„ Oct. 3.— Mrs. Elizabeth Hook Day, the first girl to be graduated from the Uni versity of Maryland, died Sunday night after an illness of several months. She was the wife of Frank Day, Kent County superintendent of schools. Mrs. Day was born in Baltimore 54 years ago and grad uated from the University of Maryland in 1920. She majored in biology. Hyattsville Attorney Named "Crusade" Chief Ernest W. Cory, Hyattsville at torney and resident of Laurel, has been named regional chairman of the Crusade for Freedom, the Maryland headquarters announced. The Crusade for Freedom, headed nationally by Gen. Lucius D. Clay, is a campaign to fight Communism by enrolling people to sign freedom scrolls and to con tribute to the expansion of meth ods of getting the truth about democracy to the people behind the Iron Curtain. One-Way Traffic Faces Fight in Harrisonburg By the Associated Press HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 3. —The Retail Merchants Associa tion has employed an attorney to study the possibility of court ac tion on the one-way traffic sys tem which has been installed here. Beginning yesterday, traffic is moving north only on Main Street and south only on Liberty Street for the length of the city in an effort to solve the municipality’s traffic congestion problem. 4-H Teams of Area Capture Honors in Atlantic Exposition By James Birchfield Star Staff Correspondent RICHMOND, Va.. Oct. 3. — Herds from five States will com pete here today as judging begins in the beef department of the At lantic Rural Exposition. The Aberdeen-Angus herds will go on parade with Washington area cattle farms well represented. In the dairy division, the Guern sey herds also will be judged today. In the junior events yesterday, young farmers from northern Vir ginia and nearby Maryland took their share of championship rib bons. Fairfax Prize Winner. The grand champion prize in the junioi Holstein event went to Ben P. Middleton of Fairfax County, with another Fairfax 4-H member. Mary Alice Cissel, taking reserve champion in the Guernsey contests. In toe Jersey classes, the grand championship went to Carol Mills, daughter of Paul Mills, of Gai thersourg, Md. Miss Mills, who showed two calves for fellow 4-H clubbers who could not be present, also won three first places for herself a d one each for Alice and Clarabelle Fraley of Derwood. Md. In addition to young Middleton, who also took first place in Daughter-Dam class, other Fair fax County first place winners in cluded Margie Ann Sutphin, three firsts in the Holstein classes, and Channing Smith, who took a first in the Guernsey classes. All are expected to compete in the open classes. Maryland Teams Win. Maryland teams took first place in both dairy and livestock con tests. An all - Montgomery , County team took first honors in the livestock judging contest. Mem bers are Millard Lethbridge, Ash ton; Donald Hobbs, Sandy Spring; Harold Mullinex, Damascus, who was high scorer, and Herbert King, Damascus. Members of the winning Mary land dairy judging team included Bruce Berlage, Olney; Ellen Chambers, daughter of Whitaker Chambers, Westminster; Dean Hash, Cecil County, high scorer, and Richard Simons, Harford County. In the poultry judging events, a Loudoun County, Va„ team com posed of Charles Poland, Robert Ellis and Phil Marshall, took first place. Maryland 4-H Team Wins in Iowa Show WATERLOO, Iowa, Oct. 3 (>P).— The Maryland 4-H dairy cattle judging team won first place in the dairy exposition here yesterday for the fourth time in the last five years. The group competed against teams from 20 other States. In addition to winning the most votes in the entire exposition, tht Maryland team was high in judg ing Jersey and Ayrshire cows and; second in judging Brown Swiss cows. Members are Barbara Riggs, 18, Gaithersburg; , Janice Palmer, 18, Olney; Glenn McGrady, 16, Rising Sun, and Robert Barton, 20, Queen Annes County. Lack of Transit Hampers Negro Junior College 19 Carver Students Of 40 Expected Are Present on First Day Carver Junior College in Rock ville, first public junior college for Negroes in Maryland, is being seriously crippled by lack of trans portation. Only 19 of an estimated 40 stu dents who expressed intention of enrolling in the new college were on hand for the start of classes yesterday. The main reason for their absence is lack of trans portation, according to Dean Par lett L. Moore, who has scoured the county for means of getting students to the school. Also to blame, he said, was a rule requiring full payment of the college's $85-per-term tuition. ‘‘Many just didn’t have it.” he said yesterday, “and we are now making arrangements for them to pay in installments. ‘ Students Scattered. “But it is the transportation difficulty that discourages most of those who want to come to col lege,” Dean Moore said. He ex plained that the county has not provided public transportation and that many of Montgomery’s Negro communities are scattered ; through the upper part of the county, far from public transpor tation routes. Montgomery Junior ! College for white students, in Takoma Park, draws most of its ! students from the suburban areas. | “In a few cases we have or I ganized car pools, and a few stu dents have made arrangements to spend the night near the school,” Mr. Moore said. “And we are try ing for more transportation ar rangements.” He said four more students may enroll tonight at the i college, now situated in Lincoln High School pending completion of the new Carver School building. Dean Moore explained that school buses now take high school ! children home and then remain at the homes of the drivers. He indicated it might be possible for the buses to bring college students back to Rockville, returning after the evening sessions at 10 p.m. College Has Faculty of Fire. Dr. Edwin W. Broome, superin tendent of schools, said today the transportation problem had not come to his attention. He said it was “not a usual pattern” for school systems to provide trans portation for college students. “We have not considered the 'problem,” he said. The new Negro college has been set up to offer both vocational and academic courses and has a faculty of five, including Dr. Irene Hypps, head of business education in the !District colored schools. Most of the students, including one mother of three, have chosen such courses and secretarial work and other vocational subjects. ’ Montgomery Junior College opened its fifth year yesterday on I its new campus, formerly the Bliss Electrical School, with an enroll ment of more than 500. Tremont Citizens Reaffirm County Manager Stand The Tremont Citizens’ Associa tion last night reaffirmed its sup port of the Fairfax County Feder ation of Citizens’ Associations in advocating adoption of a county manager form of government. More than 30 members who at tended the meeting at 125 Fair mont street voted unanimously to reiterate the group’s stand. Offi cers explained the question was brought up because1 the newly formed Fairfax League of Civic Associations had challenged the right of the Federation to act for its member groups. The Federation is fighting for adoption of a county manager gov ernment and the league seeks adoption of a county executive government. A referendum will be held November 7 offering those two alternatives and retention of the present government. The association nominated Har old A. Ward to receive The Eve ning Star Cup for civic service. Mr. Ward is past president of the Tremont Gardens group and of the federation. Self-Service Gas Station Court Fight Postponed A court fight against Alexan dria’s, ban on self-service gasoline stations had been continued to December 4 with less than half the case completed. Attorneys for H. C. Wills, oper ator of Alexandria’s only self service station opened the case yesterday in Alexandria Circuit Court with testimony to show that fire officials do not consider self service stations unsafe. The City Council adopted an ordinance outlawing self-service stations last July after Mr. Wills already had opened for business at 3216 River road. The court has issued a temporary injunction pro hibiting the city from closing Mr. Wills’ station pending outcome of his suit. John E. Posey, Alexandria fire marshal, testified he thought Mr. Wills’ station is as safe as a con ventional station. District Fire Marshal Raymond Roberts said self-service stations such as Mr. Wills' are allowed in the District. Minister of Music Named CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 3 (Special).—Robert C. Renfro of Knoxville, Tenn., has accepted a call to become minister of music at the First Baptist Church here.