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Girls' Nation to Close
Sessions Today With
White House Visit
Girls’ Nation, sponsored by the
American Legion National Auxili
ary, today was to close a week
long study of government func
tions with a busy program which
includes a visit with President
Truman at the White House. .
The 98 delegates, two from each
State and two from the Canal
Zone, were to meet Mr. Truman
at 12:45 p.m. Leading them will
be the new president of the group,
Inger Christensen, of Stamford,
Conn., and the new vice president,
Joan McQueen, of Middletown,
New York.
As representatives of the Fed
eralist Group, they swept into
utu,u uiiv jiai 111 ui v*i iV/C *a
yesterday with a 2-to-l majority
over the Nationalist candidates,
during the elections at American
University.
Discussion Panel Set.
Also on today's agenda was a
discussion panel between four ol
the girls and three women legis
lators, to be held in the old Su
preme Court chambers of the Sen
ate. Participating will be Repre
sentatives Katherine St. George,
Republican, of New York; Ruth
Thompson. Republican, of Michi
gan. and Marguerite Church, Re
publican, of Illinois.
The delegates will have lunch
with their Senators or Represen
tatives. At about 7 o'clock to
night, also t American Univer
sity, the delegates will hear ar
address by Senator Margaret
Chase Smith. Republican, ol
Maine, as they are graduated
from the American Legion's Na
tional Auxiliary's School of Citi
zenship.
Last night the group saw “Faith
of Our Fathers.” the histories
play being presented throughout
the summer at the Carter T. Bar
ron Amphitheater. Earlier in the
day. they heard ar, address by
Senator Cain, Republican, ol
Washington, and also were wel
comed at the Department of State
by Secretary Acheson.
Talks on Point Four.
Mr. Acheson declared the State
Department is trying to keep the
Communists from imposing theii
power on the rest of the free
world and added that three
fourths of the world's populatior
is just becoming conscious thal
poverty is not foreordained foi
them.
Technical assistance through
the Point Four program, he added
is teaching the people of back
ward areas that tl t Americar
people are their friends, that they
can improve their living stand
ards and that the United State!
has the best system for doing
that.
Later, three members of the
group went to the Voice of Amer
ica studios in the Interior De
partment building to record t
program for broadcast in the fu
ture.
Naval Geodesy Experts
To Attend Belgium Talks
A meeting of the International
Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
in Belgium from August 21 to
September 1 will be attended by
three representatives from' the
Naval Research Laboratory.
They are Dr. E. O. Hulbert,
director of research; Dr. R. Tou
sey, associate superintendent of
the Optics Division, and Dr. H. E.
Newell, jr„ head of the Rocket
Sonde branch of Radio Division I.
Dr. Tousey will present papers
based on upper atmosphere re
search with V-2 rockets.
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Jailer, in Own Home, Slair
By Former Prisoner
By the Associated Press
LEWISBURG, W. Va„ Aug. 1 —
A former prisoner armed with
three pistols knocked on a county
jailer’s door last night, then killed
i him with four shots in the face.
The assailant in turn was shot
down, fatally wounded, but also
wounded the second officer before
;he dropped.
State Police Sergt. M. C. Yoak
said a man identified as George
: Bartgis, about 65, shot Jailer Lago
Sheppard, about 55.
Policeman Jonnie Bethel, who
was locking up a prisoner in the
Greenbrier County jail, turned and
'fired on Bartgis, fatally wounding
him.
Police records show, Sergt. Yoak
said, that Bartgis was convicted
'of murdering a woman 18 years
ago. He served about 14 years
time before being released in 1947.
Bartgis recently had served a 60
day sentence in the Greenbrier
County jail on a drunk and dis
orderly charge, but there was no
motive known for the attack on
I Mr. Sheppard.
Property Owners Asked
To Get Rid of Weeds
Property-owners here have been
asked by William H. Cary, jr., to
rid the community of weeds.
An act of Congress requires this,
he pointed out, but the District
does not have enough inspectors
to check every place in the Dis
trict.
“From time to time, at this sea
son of the year, we receive many
complaints from residents to do
j something about enforcing the
I law that ragweed and other weeds
be removed,” Mr. Cary said.
I “Especially is this true now that
we are approaching the ragweed
season. Though it usually comes
or reaches its height about Au
gust 15, the hot, dry weather of
the past month may advance the
season.”
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