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THE EVENING STAR Washington, D. C. THIRSDAT, FEBKCAKT TO. 1»5» CAA Studies Results Os Clocked Runs to Burke, Friendship By Harry Lever Civil Aeronautics Administra tion officials today were evalu ating the results of clocked test runs made by automobile yes terday to Friendship Airport and the proposed airport site at Burke, Va. The trips were made in an effort to determine which one might be more feasible for Washington. The Burke site, as far as near ness was concerned won out in the carefully timed runs, ac cording to CAA men. They undertook the tests on request of the Senate Interstate Com merce Committee. These first official road trials were based on the idea that Friendship or the Burke site possibly will have to relieve the congestion at Washington National Airport. Lines Oppose Friendship. The airlines, more than Fed eral agencies, are on record as being opposed to use of Friend ship, near Linthicum, Md., on grounds that passengers would have to travel too great a dis tance to reach Washington. However, it was noted yesterday that other big cities in the United States are even farther removed from their airports, but that such arrangements are functioning smoothly and prac tically. Three test runs were made yesterday. Two of them were to Friendship through heavy morning and evening traffic; the other was to Burke in the early afternoon. On the first run, Friendship was reached shortly after 9 a.m., via New York avenue and the new Baltimore-Washington Parkway. It took 47 minutes, 30 seconds in a 1950 car leaving from the Hotel Statler. Mileage was recorded as 32.1. Practically no traffic was encountered on the wide new highway. Return was made in the same time. The run, to Burke was after lunch time. The trip involved 18.8 miles. The time was 32.5 minutes at allowable speeds, over the old Keene road, via Spring field, in Fairfax County. A pro posed road, to cut in about one half mile north of Springfield, would knock off about three min utes from yesterday’s time. The road would be about five and a half miles long. 53-Minute Trip. The third run was made dur ing heavy rush hour traffic late yesterday. The log showed—Left the Statler and arrived at Friendship 53 minutes. 15 sec onds later; left Friendship and arrived at the hotel 47 minutes, 30 seconds later. Red lights interrupted the run at 7 of the 16 traffic signals encountered on the morning trip to Friendship. Members of the testing crew were William A. Whittle, of CAA's Technical Branch, Office of Airports; Albert J. Forte, executive assistant CAA adrrfln tstrator, and Robin Drake, staff member of the Senate com mittee. Royalty Attends Festivity For Wedding of Princess By th« Associated Press CASCAIS, Portugal. Feb. 10.— Much of Europe’s fading royalty gathered in this little fishing village today for a “family” banquet inaugurating three days of wedding festivities for Italian Princess Maria Pia and Yugoslav Prince Alexander. The 30-year-old - Prince and Ex-King Umberto's daughter will be married in exile Satur day before more than 1.000 Eu ropean bluebloods. Their ro mance blossomed last year on the Mediterranean cruise put on by Greece's King Paul. Alexander, who works for a Greek shipping firm, is the son of the former Yugoslav regent, Prince Paul. The Marquis of Lucifero, min ister of the House of Savoy in charge of arrangements, said 120 persons were invited to tonight’s dinner in the Estorial Palace Hotel—"ll9 of them of fully royal blood.” Lucifero himself Is the sole exception. The wedding ceremony will take place in the 500-year-old Church of Our Lady of the As sumption. 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The coroner said no apparent reason for the act had been dis covered. Mr. McTierman was majoring in statistics. The dead youth was an Army veteran and had entered the University of Georgia a year ago. At the university he was a good student and last Decem ber took examinations for a Rhodes scholarship. His parents said the examination resulted in his being named an alternate for a scholarship and that he planned to take the exams again this year. The youth’s stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd G. Roberts, live at 3234 Valley drive, Alexandria. He was a former student at George Wash ington University and a grad uate of George Washington High School in Alexandria. Funeral services will be held at Cunningham's funeral home, Cameron and North Alfred streets, Alexandria, at 10:15 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. 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