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■THE EVENING STAR Washington. Es C. ** SATURDAY, APRIL W. Ifß3 Burke Airport Foes Oppose Site Extension Weeks Says Project Is Still Alive; New Hearing Date Set Poes of the Burke (Va.) air port are preparing for a show down fight on April 27, despoite word from Secretary of Com merce Weeks that plans for the project are stlfl very much alive. Secretary Weeks’ sentiments on the airport were expressed in a letter filed in Alexandria Dis trict Court yesterday. The letter was presented by the Govern ment in support of its petition for extension of the airport site possession date from May 1 to September 15. Hearing April 27. Federal Judge Albert V. Bryan took the petition and the letter under advisement and scheduled a further hearing for April 27. Fairfax Circuit Judge Paul Brown said he and other mem bers of the Burke Airport Relo cation Committee would be in court that day to argue against any extension. "We’re going to oppose any further extension on general principles,” said judge Brown. "We think it is time for a show down.” Government attorneys said the main object of the requested ex tension was to permit residents of the airport site to stay in their homes 4Va months longer. If the May 1 possession date sticks, they said the residents would have to vacate. Weeks Explains Position. Mr. Weeks said, in his letter, he understands the proposed ex tension might be opposed on grounds that construction of the airport has been abandoned. The letter dated April 16 was addressed to Attorney General Brownell. Secretary Weeks wrote: "I am sure you will realize that because of the change of administration, many of the pro grams of this department are being re-examined and the ques tion of the construction of the supplemental airport at Burke is no exception to the general rule. While I am of the opinion that Washington National Airport is inadequqate to meet existing and future air traffic needs of the Washington Metropolitan Area, and that additional airport facil ities are necessary, we are still studying the entire problem in the hope of reaching the best solution. No Request in Budget. “Because of our re-examina tion of this project, I have not included any requests for these funds in our current budget esti mate. However, I do not wish to imply by this action that our plans for the airport at Burke have been changed. It should be regarded only as an indica tion that the matter is under further study and that the ex tension requested is necessary to permit proper completion of this study. If it is decided to dis continue or delay the construe- : tion on the Burke site, you will be promptly advised so that ap propriate action can be taken to relieve the unfortunate, indefi nite condition that now exists.” Montgomery Firemen To Fight Test Blaze Four Montgomery County fire departments will converge on a burning house and barn tomor row in a demonstration designed to test the expediency of fighting fire with clouds of water mist. The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, sponsor of the test, will be joined by men and equip ment from Rockville, Silver Spring and Hillandale at 8:30 a.m. The test structures are on property owned by Max Walten, of 6000 Springfield drive, Chevy Chase, and are located on Layhill road, six-tenths of a mile off Georgia avenue near Glenmont. Louis R. Kengla, drillmaster of the Kensington department, said the house fire will be fought by the “indirect application of water fog.” The system employs ! a fine water mist, which envelops flames rather than attacking' them directly at the source. Takoma Park Man Denies Loltery Ticket Transport By th« Associated Press FAIRMONT. W. Va.. April 18. —A Takoma Park (Md.) man pleaded not guilty here yester day in U. S. District Court to charges of interstate transpor tation of lottery tickets. John Grove. 51, entered the plea to the charge that he trans ported 85.000 baseball lottery tickets valued at $42,000 from Wheeling to Washington, D. C. District police said he is not wanted in Washington. Authorities said they were in vestigating the possibility that Grove might be part of a $600,- 000 lottery operation in Penn sylvania, West Virginia and Vir ginia. A tentative trial date of June 15 was set. Montgomery Orchestra To Play for Children The Montgomery County Junior and Youth Orchestras will present a concert for chil dren at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Leland Junior High School, on Elm street, in Chevy Chase. Md. The orchestras, composed of students in the grade schools and high schools of Montgomery County, are sponsored by the Community Arts Co-operative. upipuiH - IHgSj K. ift 1 b HONORS FOR A COCKER—Champion Sugarbrook Counter point, judged best of show, stands by while Bart King (left), publisher of the Cocker Spaniel Visitor, presents a trophy to the handler, Bain Cobb, at the Capital City Cocker Specialty Show. Hk r< • v g£ HBe&lfl ■ f JIBM : __________ ■ M KNOCKOUT AT BOXER SHOW—Champion Meritaire’s Fancy Free, owned by Mrs. Henry W. Lark of Dewart, Pa., proudly poses with handler, Jane Kamp, after winning the best of breed title at at Potomac Boxer Club show at Fort Myer, Va. —Star Staff Photos. Cockers and Boxers Have Day In Area Specialty Dog Shows Prize dogs made names for themselves here last night at two major dog shows. The shows were the Capital City Cocker Specialty Show, held in the Armory at Kensington, Md.. to benefit the Y-Teens of Kensington, and the Potomac Boxer Club’s 13th Specialty Show, held in the gymnasium of Fort Myer, Va. This show bene fitted the Junior Army-Navy Guild Organization. A little black male cocker took three of the major honors at Kensington. Champion Sugar brook Counterpoint, of the Sugarbrook Kennels, won the honors as the best dog in the show, the best of the male sex and the best of black variety. The cocker is only a little more than a year old. It was designated a champion at the American Spaniel Show in the Hotel Roose velt, New York, on February 22. Its only other appearance has been in Boston. It has been judged the best dog in the show on all three appearances. Its owner is Mrs. Earl Manhart. The kennel is in Mountainhome, Pa. Best Female. The best female dog was Champion Coronet September Affair, owned by Mr. and Mrs. George S. Adams, Coronet Acres, Derwood, Md. There were two other variety winners. They were Champion St. Andrea’s Medicine Man, which won in the class of any other color than black, and Champion Del-Nan’s Dream Girl, which took honors in the parti colored class. St. Andrea’s is owned by Ivin M. and Paula E. Wise of Vienna, Va., and Dream Girl is owned by Mrs. T. L. En wright of Lynhaven, Va. Championship points were awarded to the following dogs: Lahnwood Sensation, owned by Mrs. William E. Lahn, Croy den, Pa.; Glencarlyn Melissa, owned by Jack Hawley, 519 South Jefferson street, Arling ton, Va.; Artem’s Aztec, owned by Artcm Kennels, Hampton. Va.; Jay’s Cotton Candy, owned by Paul Di Stase, Hackensack, N. J.; Dutchtown Stagedoor Postman Charges Burke Man With Tip That Led to 'Frame' A Burke (Va.) farmer yester day was charged with making a false report to Arlington police about a mail carrier who said he was framed when arrested last month for possession of moon shine whisky. The farmer, Woodrow R. Jer man, 36, was arrested on a war rant sworn out by Francis E. Stotler, 36. of McLean. Va., the mail carrier. Police said Jerman admitted planting the whisky in the car and then calling police. Mr. Stotler had been arrested early March 7 when he left a dance at the Cherrydale Fire hall in the 3900 block of Lee highway, Arlington. Police found two half-gallon bottles of moon shine whisky in his car—just as they had been told by a tipster Johnny, owned by Herbert D. Roling. Farmington, Conn., and Roy-Clif Raz-A-Dazel, owned by Roy-Clif Kennels, Batavia, N. Y. Fort Myer Winners. In the Fort Myer show, top honors went to Champion Meri taire’s Fancy Free, owned by Mrs. Henry W. Lark, of Dewart, Pa., and handled by Jane Kamp. This dog was named best of breed by the judge, Anton B. Korbel, of Belmont, Calif. The top award was presented by Mrs. Jouett Shouse, president of the club. Prize for best female went to Jagmar of Avenal, owned by Frank J. Adams, of Hyattsville, Md. Other winners among the 112 entries were: Best of winners, Jagmar of Avenal; winners’ dog, Pauline Monahan’s Cricket Folly’s Brig adier, of Willis, Mass.; winners’ bitch, Jagmar of Avenal; reserve winners’ dog, Cross Acres Ken nels’ Serius of Cross Acres, Louisville, Ky.; reserve winners’ bitch. Honey Girl of Avon, owned by Dr. Lewis E. Daniels, Bir mingham, Mich., and best puppy, Serius of Cross Acres. Junior showmanship classes, judged by Miss Kamp, of Hollis ton, Mass., were won by George Alston, of Vienna, Va., and Sharon Springer, of Bethesda, Md. One of the highlights of the show was an obedience demon stration and boxer clinic under direction of Mrs. Homer Deering and Mrs. William Matthews. Before the show, out-of-town ex hibitors and handlers were en tertained by the sponsoring club at luncheon at the Fort Myer Of ficers Club. Another show was scheduled for today. It is the 19th annual show of the Old Dominion Ken nel Club of Northern Virginia. Cockers and spaniels, as well as 80 other classes, will compete. Included will be the Lhasa Apsos breed from Tibet. In all nearly 1,000 dogs have been entered. The show was to open at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Jefferson Junior High School, 816 South Walter Reed drive, Arlington. who called shortly before mid night. Detectives Russell L. Runyon and Walter Kedel said Mr. Stot ler’s story that he had been framed was backed up by his companions. They investigated the case for about a week. They reported they had found the tip ster and said he admitted plant ing the whisky in the car. The charge against Mr. Stotler was dismissed in Arlington County Court. The detectives said at the time the tipster was jealous of the mail carriers’ at tentions shown to a woman com panion they both knew. Jerman was freed under S3OO bond pending a hearing at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Arlington County Court. Goal Exceeded By Red Cross As Drive Ends Nearly $2,000 Extra Reported at Meeting Honoring Workers The 1953 Metropolitan Area Red Cross fund campaign was over its $1,531,000 goal today by nearly $2,000. Contributions reported at the "victory luncheon” yesterday in the United States Chamber of Commerce Building brought total collections to $1,532,901, or 100.12 per cent of the goal. Dunn Gets Citation. Campaign Chairman R. Roy Dunn congratulated both the workers and the contributors for making the campaign a success. J. Clifford Folger, District Red Cross Chapter chairman, pre sented Mr. Dunn with a citation for his public' service. The campaign had been sched uled to run through March, but had been extended through yesterday. The audit books will remain open until April 30 so that outstanding money may be credited to the proper division. Final Standings. As of yesterday’s report, the divisions stood as follows: Prince William, 12 per cent of a $3,300 quota: Prince Georges, 112 per cent of a $36,900 quota: Montgomery, 103 per cent of a $60,800 quota; Fairfax, 102 per cent of a $38,850 quota; Arling ton, 101 per cent of a $43,900 quota; Alexandria, 105 per cent of a $33,950 quota; City, 104 per cent of a $66,900 quota; Resi dential, 101 per cent of a $125,900 quota; General Business, 98 per cent of a $421,800 quota, and Government, 99 per cent of a $698,700 quota. The total contributions repre sented 387,406 gifts. Some 150 awards of merit were presented yesterday for out standing service in the campaign. One award was in recognition of the work of a group of high school students in the Chevy Chase area, headed by Barry Blechman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Blechman, 5034 Reno road N.W., who raised $l9O for the Red Cross. Board Won't Rescue Alexandria Building The Alexandria Board of Architectural Review has decid ed not to interfere wtih proposed razing of an old building at Fairfax and Duke streets. The board held a special meet ing yesterday to consider a let ter from the Old Town Civic Association, urging reconsidera tion of its earlier decision to permit razing of the building. Alexandria law requires the board’s permission to destroy old and historic buildings. A spokesman for the board said it found insufficient weight in the civic association’s letter to merit reconsideration. The civic association said the build ing was erected before 1783, and housed the city’s first parochial school from 1831 to 1839. The Society of St. Vincent DePaul, which owns the build ing, got permission to tear it down so the site could be used as parking space for nearby St. Mary’s Church. Empty for some time, the building had been an apartment and rooming house. A spokesman for the owners said plans to remodel the build ing into modern apartments proved too costly. David Scull Elected Head of County Chest David Scull, Silver Spring businessman, has been elected president of the Montgomery County Community Chest and Council, Other officers elected were Charles W. Woodward, jr„ ex ecutive vice president: Mrs. Her man L. Goldberg, planning vice president: Mrs- Theodore J. Downey, campaign vice presi dent: Sterling Bowman, secre tary, and red L. Lutes, treasurer. Area vice presidents elected were Mrs. James V. Bennett. Chevy Chase: Mrs. Dewitt Hyde. Bethesda: Charles M. Marsteller, Kensington: Sam Eig, Silver Spring, and Ronald S. Sense man, Takoma Park. Montgomery Board Approves Legion's 'Private Club' Plea The Montgomery County Board of Appeals yesterday filed a decision permitting operation of a “private club" by the Ameri can Legion on Rockville pike near Montrose. In reaching its decision, the board declared: “We are left to construe the term ("private club”) without benefit of any definition in the ordinance.” The permit applicant, Ameri can Legion Post 105, seeking per mission to operate a private club at 1206 Rockville pike, a residential area, was heard by the board on April 1. Board members had recourse to Webster’s New International Dictionary and a law dictionary in the search for a definition of "private club.” "Club,” they found, is "without any one pre cise meaning,” as is the word “private.” The board held that use of part of the club’s premises with out charge as a clinic for the Montgomery County Chapter of the Society for Crippled Chil dren was “reasonably incidental” to the primary use of the club. Granting of the special use permit to the post also was based on'evidence the club would not be a nuisance and would not "tend to affect adversely” neigh boring property. ffjTaMS- ■vrtTit'* mm/nt Pi * iji jm b - ' jfv, REGISTERING DAR DELEGATES-*-It was a busy day at the Daughters of the American Revolution headquarters yesterday with registration under way for the 62d Continental Con gress. Mrs. Joseph F. Gartland, 1634 Nineteenth street N.W. (seated) is shown registering Mrs. Percival H. Erisman (right) of Montgomery, Ala., and Mrs. Dean Snyder of Tuscaloosa, Ala., standing next to Mrs. Erisman. . —Star Staff Photo. Crab Apple Blossom Crowd Ignores Rain Threat Today Although afternoon showers were predicted for today, thou sands of spectators were ex pected to turn out for the eighth Greater Southeast Washington Crab Apple Blossom Parade and Festival. The parade in Anacostia Park, where 1,000 crab apple trees are blooming, will have more than 36 units, all competing for prizes. The march was to get under way at 2 p.m. Queen of the affair, Miss Firm Gets Approval Os Plan to Remove Gravel in Suitland Removal of sand and gravel from a Suitland (Md.> tract to fill approaches to the East Capi tol Street bridge today has the approval of the Prince Georges bounty commissioners. Overruling objections frofn residents of the community, at a hearing in Hyattsville yesterday, the commissioners granted a use permit which promises to speed construction of the new span. Home-owners protested when a Washington firm began scoop ing out gravel several weeks ago. They stymied operations when they learned the contractors lacked a special permit required under a 1949 ordinance. Housing Area Planned. At yesterday’s hearing on an application for the permit, spokesmen for the Towner De velopment Co. said the 17 y2-acre site south of Silver Hill road will be graded for a housing subdi vision when the material is re moved. Two attorneys and 26 citizens of the section sought denial of the permit. They said they did not oppose a housing project and were little concerned about truck traffic. Their sole objection, they explained, was the fear that the excavators would leave a huge hole in the ground. Commissioner Daniel A. Abbott moved for approval. He reminded the delegation that removal of the material is tied in with the subdivision plan and assured them that his board has power to require proper grading. Use Permit Granted. These unopposesd use permits were granted: Adrian P. Fisher, agent, to re move sand and gravel from 30 acres at Branch avenue and St. Barnabas road; Land and Sea Sportsmens’ Club, 12 acres at De fense highway and the old W. B. & A. Railway for motor cycle races, boxing shows, skeet shoots, carnival and other sports. Also, Hiram L. Hannum and Albert H. Turner, gasoline station at the intersection of Rhode Island avenue and Edgewood Road, and Shelban Construction' Corp.. removal of sand and gravel from four blocks in Dupont Village. THIS SUNDAY’S BEST READING ®je Sunday slaf THE GENTLEMEN CRY PEACE—The Soviet-waged "cold peace" continue*. Meanwhile, a Red-sponsored army in Indo-China drives into the hitherto peaceful kingdom of Laos; Andrei Vishinsky hurls defiant challenges at the West in the United Nations, and the Korean Reds use the "freedom road" to truck mountains of supplies down to the front. The Review of The Week, in the Editorial Section, examines the latest developments in the world struggle. BOSTONIAN AS BEANS—The senior Senator from Massachusetts is every thing a Yankee gentleman should be: Quiet, well-bred, loaded with in tegrity. Despite these unpolitical attributes, he is quite an interesting politician. Star Staff Writer Mary McGrory tells the story of Leverett Saltonstall in the Editorial Section. CABINET HUSBAND—WiIIiam Pettus Hobby, spouse of the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, is a big, slow-talking, sweet-tempered former Governor of Texas. Star Staff Writer Isabelle Shelton, who re cently completed a nine-part series of cabinet wives, now reports on the only cabinet husband. Her account appears in the Society Section. LURE OF THE TOUR—lt’s about time for Pa, Ma and the kids to begin scanning the tour books and planning the annual vacation. The Star's spring vacation supplement will help matters by detailing the attractions of mountain and beach resorts and the highlights of tourism by outo, train, plane, ship and bus. IS HE A SAFE BET AS A HUSBAND?—There are some men who make wonderful husbands. But there are others, girls, that you should shun as the plague. How to tell them apart is the tough job. Jhan and June Robbins tell how in an article, "Men You Shouldn't Marry," in This Week Magazine. FOR YOUR BEST READING EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK ORDER THE EVE NING AND SUNDAY STAR. HOME DELIVERY, $1.75 A MONTH. (NIGHT FINAL EDITION. 10 CENTS ADDITIONAL) PHONE STER LING 3-5000. Susan Munnof of Kramer Junior High School, will reign with her court of five princesses. Grand marshal of the march ing units is Dr. George C. Hav enner, octogenarian civic leader who has devoted much of his life to the development of Anacostia Park, one of the city’s show places. In addition to military units and bands in the line of march, two flights of jet planes from Andrews Air Force Base were slated to fly overhead. Grand Jury Suggests Closing of Almshouse In Prince Georges A grand jury suggestion that the Prince Georges almshouse be closed is before county au thorities today. In a report submitted yester day in Upper Marlboro Circuit Court, the panel headed by Er nest L Hines of Friendly said: “The county almshouse com mittee made a thorough inspec tion of the building and the area and found conditions there to be normal. The grand jury feels, however, that the county commissioners should consider the possibility of closing the almshouse and placing the in mates in foster homes. The grand jury feels that this would result in savings to the tax payers.” Follow Civil Suggestion. Civic groups advanced the same idea to the county heads at a recent bddget hearing. At the same time, a special welfare committee proposed that the almshouse be used as a rehabili tation center. The commissioners are study ing the question and are ex pected to announce a decision soon. Hospital Inspected. A grand jury committee, the report said, inspected the Prince Georges General Hospital for the first time and found "everything adequate.” The jurors said they inquired particularly into the care of indigent patients and added that they "intend to in vestigate this and other matters further.” Making it clear that incum bent veniremen will follow a precedent set by the October grand jury, the report said, the jurors want to convene again at a later date. The jurors told the court they returned 97 indictments, ig nored 43 and continued six cases since their term began on April 6. Hikers Plan Trip The Capital Hiking Club will take a 7-mile trip tomorrow along an abandoned trail which begins at Elk Wallow Gap on the Skyline drive. The group will leave 1424 K street at 8 a.m. by chartered bus. DAR Officers Hear Martin Dies Talk at Convention Preview Daughters of the American Revolution, in Washington for their forthcoming 62d Con tinental Congress, were up early today to entrain for Valley Forge, Pa., for the dedication of the DAR Memorial Bell Tower. The tower, which houses the Washington Carillon of 56 bells, was built at a cost of $378,000. The Daughters will hold me morial services tomorrow for DAR Gets $25,000 As Anonymous Gift To Further Work An anonymous donor yes terday sent the DAR a gift of $25,000 to use as the so ciety thinks best to further its work, it was disclosed by Mrs. Patton, presi- - dent general. members who have died during the last year. They will open the congress on Monday night. Officers’ Banquet. Last night, 164 present and former officers attended a ban quet of the National Officers’ Club in the Mayflower Hotel. They heard Representative Dies, Democrat, of Texas, call for a return to "old-fashioned pa triotism.” "There is but one salvation for our country, and that salva tion is to return to the funda mental principles that made us a great country,” said the former Un-American Activities Com mittee chairman. “Our children should be taught that it is not a disgrace to love this country,” he declared. To vigorous applause from his audience, he said: "I am sick of this jargon about one-world gov ernment.” The United States, he said, is the only internationalist country in the world today. Russia is not one, and neither is England, he said. He repudiated the idea that the United States has a duty to bail out every country on earth. He expressed willingness to help other countries stop Communist aggression, but he added that “it can’t be done by the United States alone.” Assails Chambers. Mr. Dies said also that he has no use for Whittaker Chambers. “He spent years serving the cause of treason, and now he’s making a fortune exposing his own perfidy,” he declared. Mr. Dies said he was not say ing the information was not use ful, but he said he had *no pa tience with the idea that intel ligent people were justified in “joining hands with traitors.” He asserted there was no ex cuse for any one in this country to serve a foreign enemy. What Russia -intended to do was com mon knowledge all over this country, he declared. “I never had respect for a man who, with a college degree, joined an organization that was a treasonable one,” he said. “The Communists never sought to conceal the fact that it was their intention to subvert the Government of the United States.” Early in his Congressional career, when he was serving on the Immigration Committee, he said, patriotic organizations came to him with warnings about communism. Recalls Defeated Bill. If a measure introduced in Congress in 1932 to deport all Communist aliens had suc ceeded, he said, communism in this country could have been "nipped in the bud.” “By their deportation, we could have evicted from this country the men who later formed the great conspiracy of communism between 1932 and 1945,” he declared. But the measure was fought and defeated in Senate commit tee by “so-called liberal Sena tors,” he said. Now, he added, it is necessary to support Congressional com mittees to appraise the damage that was done. The National Officers’ Club dinner last night afforded a pre view of the traditional floral elegance of the annual DAR Congress. The menus were in “Mamie pink.” Fenwick Tells Orange Group About His Plan Urges More Industry To Give Virginia Balanced Economy By Alex R. Preston Star Staff Correspondent ORANGE. Va., April 17.—State Senator Charles R. Fenwick, Democratic candidate for Gov ernor, says his plan for encour aging more manufacturing busi nesses to locate in Virginia does not contemplate making this an “industrialized State.” “Instead,” he told a group last night, “I believe in a balanced economy for each locality with an industry geared to it. I’m thinking of the small communi ties—not of locating sprawling industries in Virginia.” The Arlington legislator ex plained to the Orange County Education Association how he proposes to broaden the tax base so that such needs as higher teacher salaries and more schools can be attained without an in crease in tax bills. Fenwick Plan. Under the “Fenwick plan.” he would establish a division within the Department of Conservation and Development to survey— upon request of a locality—the economic needs as well as facili ties. such as labor, power and water supply, to determine the type of industry best suited for an area. “With the rapid development of mechanized farming meth ods,” he said, "many counties are losing their populations to the cities. As this goes on, the tax burden for local support of schools, for instance, will become too great. “We have in Virginia 14 ’poor* counties where a suitable indus try would lead to self sufficiency and strong local self govern ment. Instead they now are subsidized by the State. "In Dickenson County, for ex ample, the economy is dependent upon the operation of mines. They need a more diversified economy there.” Regrets Stanley’s Absence. Mr. Fenwick opened his re marks by expressing regret that his opponent for the nomination in the July 14 primary, former Representative Thomas B. Stan ley, did not accept an invitation to speak to the group with him on issues of the campaign. The two have appeared on the same platform twice, so far. Mr. Fenwick described Virginia as being at "the educational crossroads.” The State is losing about 1,000 teachers a year and is graduating about 950 annually in the various Stgte colleges, the candidate claimed. "It is perfectly obvious” he said, "the teaching profession is not attractive enough for young people.” Last year, he went on, he sponsored a new law giving local school boards the right to make "continuing contracts” with teachers to replace the year-to year arrangements previously in effect. This, he said, was to give teachers more security in their jobs and make the profession more attractive. Criticizing the minimum teacher salary of $2,000 a year, he said that "unless we can as sure teachers of a higher mini mum, we cannot get young peo ple interested in going to rural areas.” Tax Distribution Explained. He explained how tax revenues are divided—those on income going to the State and those on real estate and personal property remaining in the localities. But, he added, some of the localities, through disproportionate assess ments. are not raising their fair share to meet local governmental needs, including school con struction. "The time probably has come” he said, “whrfi we should give some thought to a possible re vision of the system.” While Mr. Fenwick conducted a handshaking tour in Orange and made a hurried trip to Rich mond to attend a private party as a guest, Mr. Stanley spent the day in the Norfolk area. Mr. Fen wick was off for Bristol today to confer with his 9th District cam paign workers. While here, Senator Fenwick reported encouraging receptions by most officeholders at the Orange County Courthouse and among leading businessmen along Main Street. He was escorted around town by Stuart Robertson. Jr. and then received a pledge of sup port from C. A. Utz, member of the Board of Supervisors from Barboursville. Md. U. Regents Vote 3 New Dormitories The University of Maryland board of regents yesterday ap proved a building program to include three dormitories hous ing 800 male students and 450 coeds. Dr. H. C. Byrd said today that about $2,250,000 in bonds will be issued. Meeting in College Park yesterday, the regents also approved construction of an ad dition to the heating plant, to cost approximately $1 million, and the building of an engine research laboratory for about $350,000. Cold Hurts Apple Crop In West Virginia M ARTTN SB URG, W. Va, April 18.—Fruit growers of Berk eley and Jefferson Counties be lieve p 28-degree temperature Tuesday night might have cut the apple crop 10 per cent. The peach crop in some sec tions was reported hit as much as 15 per cent since the cold snap caught the buds at an open stage.