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The law, passed a month ago. gives Municipal Court judges the powed to order defendants com- Jnitted to mental institutions without according them a jury ' trial even if they protest the committment. All live of those committed yesterday protested such action. The new legislation, however, states that the mental respond ent must first undergo a period of observation at the District General Hospital before being taken to court. If a representa tive of the hospital recommends committment to a mental insti tution, the court then has the power to commit the respondent. Heretofore, regardless of the respondent’s mental state, he could not be sent to a mental institution without a jury trial regardless of the number of ex perts who were willing to testify he was Insane. FUGITIVE MONKEY SLAIN , HIS ORIGIN STILL A PUZZLE • A monkey who didn't want to be caught was finally shot by police yesterday be cause they feared he might be a disease-carrying, experi mental animal. Pvts. David R. Garrett and Donld E. Purviance, sent to get the monkey down from a tree in the 4800 block of MacArthur boulevard N.W., tried to lure it with food. A pet shop owner also tried. All failed. After Pvt. Garrett shot and killed the monkey, po lice learned that no such animal had escaped from the nearby Georgetown Uni versity medical laboratories. A check of the pet shops in Washington also was fruit less. CLASSIFIED ADS Proved yesterday by the National Capital fanning Commission. The area is bounded on the east by South Capitol street, on the north by Independence ave-* 3 Montgomery Groups Protest Zoning Changes Three groups of residents protested to the Montgomery County Council last night against proposals to rezone tracts from residential to commercial use. At hearings in the Bethesda Elementary School, 200 residents of the Kirkside section argued against rezoning of 10 lots at Grove street and Western avenue. A spokesman for W.'J. Wohl farth, owner of the tract, testi fied the land is unusable for residential purposes. He offered THIS SUNDAY'S BEST READING <sbe S>uniiay 3>tar Choose The Star on Sunday When You Have a Choice YOU AND YOUR FINGERPRINTS—FBI experts say that once your ink-stained fingers are rolled over their record card the identification is permanent. Find out how hard it is to lose your identity by reading “Just for the Record” in The Star Pictorial Magazine. BUSY BEING A BEAUTY—Brian Bell takes you on a visit with The Star Pictorial Magazine cover girl, Leoma Naughton, and tells how this local Miss has captured so many beauty prizes and what her plans are for the future. DON’T LET CENSORSHIP DESTROY US!—Has Russia’s air force outstripped us? If so, can our people be trusted with the truth? For a noted airman’s challenging views on these crucial questions read Maj. Alexander P. de Seversky’s feature in This Week Magazine. CONFERENCE ON SCHOOLS—A White House con ference, labeled "historic” by the administration, will be held in Washington this fall to study all questions relating to schools. What the meeting will be about and what its organizers hope to accomplish are told by United States Education Commissioner Samuel Brownell in the Editorial Section. BUSINESSMEN LIKE THEIR MUSlC—Providing enter tainment for Washington’s many conventions is big business and one of the busiest men in the field is Jack Morton. Meet Mr. Morton and find out exactly what this expert’s job is.—Financial Pages. EDUCATIONAL NEWS—George Washington University is introducing a program of study on the Soviet Union and its satellites this fall. For the news about this course as well as other area educational devel opments read the educational pages in your Sunday Star. HIGHLIGHTS FOR WOMEN—In the Women’s Section don’t miss the second installment of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s inspiring series, entitled “Gift From the Sea”—you’ll find this distinguished Star feature memorable reading ... a guide to a fuller and happier life. In the same section Reporter Daisy Cleland interviews local mother-daughter teams who compare college days of yesteryear to campus life today. Phone STerling 3-5000 for Home Delivery WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1955 to deed land on the Grove street . side to screen stores from the residential area. The Maryland National Capital Park and Wanning Commission has recommended denial of the application. i In other hearings residents [ protested rezoning of two lots , on Chevy Chase drive between . Wisconsin avenue and Hilfan dale road In Bradley Hills and of four lots on Wisconsin avenue between High street and Willard < avenue in Friendship Heights. W gening jiitaf nue, on the west by Twelfth streirt, on the southwest by Maine avenue and on the south by P street. Story on Page A-l.) Citizens Fight Mixed Schools CAMBRIDGE, Md., Sept. 16 UP). —Better Dorchester Schools, Inc., an organization aimed at delaying integration in the coun jty, was formally organized here last night at a meeting of about 600 persons. Robert A. Bottcher, Cambridge farmer who is first vice president and membership chairman of the group, reported 1,963 mem bers who have paid semiannual dues of sl. He said the mem bership goal is 7,000, about one fourth of the county’s 30,000 population. Although the group's formal State charter makes no mention of integration, the main speaker of the evening made it clear the group feels the county “is not now ready for integrated schools.” Calls Police “Sneaky” C. Awdry Thompson, former majority floor leader of the Maryland House of Delegates and legal adviser to the organi zation, explained the group’s purpose after criticizing State police methods and the “metro politan press.” Mr. Thompson said the organ ization had been denied the use of public buildings and had been investigated by the State police. “I did not question the right of the police to investigate this or any other organization,” he said, “but I do resent the sneaky manner in which they went about it.” He did not elaborate. “The metropolitan press has distorted everything that this or ganization has done,” Mr. Thompson added. He said the account of the group’s last meet ing in the metropolitan news papers Indicated that “a stranger who rose and spoke to the group after the meeting had adjourned was the speaker of the evening." School Board Censured The group passed two resolu tions. One censured the county board of education for “precipi tously ordering integration of Dorchester County teachers after its citizens’ committee had rec ommended only that the prob lem be studied.” The other requested the school board, the county commissioners and the county’s legislators” to proceed immediately to provide funds to put all colored <chocls in the county In first-class con dition.” Heart Fund Donors To Get Free Flights Free airplane rides will be made available Sunday by the District Heart Association and the Washington Air Derby As sociation. All they want is a little gene rosity in return. Although the rides are free, the purpose is to solicit dona tions for the Heart Association. Planes will be operating from Hyde Field and College Park airports in Maryland; from Pomonkey. Hybla Valley and Beacon Field in Virginia. In event of bad weather the pro gram will go’ on the following Sunday. Children must be accompanied by their parents in order to get a ride. mm m » ' 4 • Ja : : h "y . |L I jb| 1L . t ******' gk Jfl TW* 11 V m Kk jUI' - Wfr Wfl H m :•* B Wkl tbJR IBMBB w JBm nk B |lf m B J Jra Bkß nk MM jn ft&BL ' Mg* B, JUj&Mftt&'M jj BBBBnBi jb,^«<bhbbbbhbbbbbhbbbbbb TRIESTE'S MAYOR GETS A KEY TO OUR CITY Commissioner Spencer (left) presents the tradi tional key to the city today to Gianni Bartoli (third from left), Mayor of Trieste, Italy, as Italian Ambas sador Manlio Brosio (right) helps hold the beribboned token. Mrs. Bartoli is between the Com Bridge Details Stir Objections From Fine Arts District Approaches To Potomcfc Span To Be Studied Further The Federal Fine Arts Commis sion today reported objection to; a number of features of the pro-1 posed new Constitution avenue; bridge, requiring further study by city and Federal planners. District Highway officials had presented a plan showing the! proposed bridge route as well as connections on each side of the Potomac to the Fine Arts.group; two weeks ago, and asked for its : reaction to nine specific points. | Gerald Sawyer, highway de-j partment planning chief, told the! National Capital Planning Com- 1 mission today the Fine Arts answers have been received and. that "it appears we need further study.” Details Not Approved The Fine Arts members wrote that the location of the new six-; lane span was “acceptable in! general” but that they were not yet ready to "give approval in detail." Their strongest objections, however, were lodged against ap proach connections between the bridge and a complex system of new and existing roads on the Washington side of the river. The bridge would leave the Washington shore just north of Constitution avenue, cross thei lower tip of Roosevelt Memorial Island and tie into Virginia roads with a three-level structure. On the Washington side it would connect with Constitution ave nue and a new north-south ex pressway which will bp part of the “inner loop” network around, the congested downtown section, j Close to Lincoln Memorial ! One of the main desires of the Fine Arts group was to get j the complex Washington inter change as far north of Consti tution avenue—and Sway from the Lincoln Memorial—as pos jsible. The city highway officials i today unveiled a modified plan moving it somewhat north but ! warned that topography restrict ed further change. Mr. Sawyer also stressed that both the bridge and its main [connections will be part of the [Federal interstate highway sys tem and as such require road standards to keep traffic moving smoothly. He said these rigid standards also restrict compli ance with some of the Fine Arts desires. In answers to questions, the Fine Arts group also said it fa vored as low a bridge as possi ble. and that it might favor a steel bridge over a masonry one., One planning commission member, John A. Remon, asked Mr. Sawyer when the bridge would get under way. The city; official said construction could start in six months once plans were approved. Approve Anacostis Link In other actions, the planning commission: 1. Voted approval of a revised plan for the southern section of, the Anacostia Freeway, a by-pass road which will link the proposed Jones Point Bridge with the new, East Capitol Street Bridge andj new Maryland super highways to the north. Plans for all but; a small section of the freeway were approved previously, and today’s action was contingent on 1 two minor changes. 2. Authorized formation of a joint committee with the Na tional Capital Regional Planning' Council to determine best means : of drawing up a master plan on i sewage disposal for the entire i area. WASHINGTON NEWS _____ j ||gP|- mm X i&t W j y . y* WL ' Jjk HR Ml HHHI DR. MAURICE R. HILLEMAN Receives Award \ ...... Scientist Given High Army Award For Virus Work The Army today bestowed its highest civilian award on a Walter Reed Medical Center scientist for his discovery of a previously unknown virus strain, which had afflicted 40 per cent of Army recruits undergoing win ter training. j Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman, who • has been with the center’s Army Medical Service Graduate School since 1948, received the Excep tional Civilian Service Award ! from Maj. Gen. Leonard D. , Heaton, the center’s commanding [general. : The new virus, which can cause pneumonia, grippe, cat fever, ! colds and sore throats, was ; named “RI virus” by Dr. Hille -1 man. A member of a committee 1 on virus disease under the World i Health Organization since 1952. i Dr. Hilleman is assistant chief i of the center’s department of virus and rickettsial disease. He is visiting professor in the bac ’ teriology department of the Uni versity of Maryland. Man Found Injured After Fall in Creek A man, tentatively identified as a retired Capitol policeman, was taken to District General 1 Hospital this morning after being 1 found in a creek in Grover-Arch bold Park. • Police said he is believed to be James Haywood, 61. of 3915 Ben | ton street N.W. He is reported | in serious condition. Mrs. Haywood turned in a i missing person report to police shortly before he was found by two boys. Police said the missing person i description matched perfectly. The man is believed to have fell iin the crrrk while walking -through the park . a few blocks from his home, i i » Meat Cutter Charged With Bribe. Attempt A 24-year-old meat cutter was arrested by Montgomery County \ police last night on a charge of attemjving to bribe a policeman I who stopped his car after it; [passed through a red light on Georgia avenue at Montgomery [Hills. Pvt. Jesse Crown said he was .offered $2 by the motorist, Hu bert White, of 1303 Windham; lane. Silver Spring, as he was .preparing to hand him a sum-! jmons. The driver was released on SIOO bond for a hearing on [Monday. The usual collateral for a red [light offense is 16.45. Adams Visits Bonn i BONN, Germany, Sept. 16 ! —Sherman Adams, assistant to : President Eisenhower and chief of the White House staff, arrived; here today for a short visit. He' was accompanied by his wife. | missioner and her husband. The Trieste official and his wife are on ti tour of the Eastern United States and are due to leave October 4. The Mayor gave Mr. Spencer a seal of the City of Trieste.—Star * Staff Photo. A-17 Nixon Names Seven to Help Plan Auditorium Will Join Appointees Os Eisenhower and i Rayburn on Project Vice President Nixon today appointed seven members to th< commission created by Congress to plan a civic auditorium for the Nation’s Capital. The project would include s hall for the inauguration ol Presidents, facilities for music and fine arts and a mass com munications center. Mr. Nixon named three mem bers of the Senate District Com mittee—Chairman Neeley, Demo crat of West Virginia, and Sen ators McNamara, Democrat of Michigan, and Beall, Republican of Maryland. The four others are Dr. George Johnson, dean of the Harvard University Law School; Barney Balaban, a moving pic ture executive; Mrs. Eugene Meyer, wife of the chairman of the board of the Washington Post and Times Herald, and Mrs. James H. Rowe, jr. Her husband is a member of the Washington law firm of Corcoran, Youngman & Rowe and was at one time an assistant to Presi dent Franklin D. Roosevelt. Speaker Rayburn of the House has named seven commission members and President Eisen hower is to name seven. The members named by Speak er Rayburn included Represent atives Morrison of Louisiana and Klein of New York, Democrats, and Kearns of Pennsylvania and Broyhill of Virginia, Republicans, all members of the House Dis trict Committee, and Represent ative Thompson, Democrat of New Jersey, an active supporter of the bill for the center. Mr. Rayburn's non-House ap pointees are Robert W. Dowling, president of the City Investment Co. of New York and chairman of the American National The ater and Academy, and Barnes Breeskin, band leader. The commission is to report on its plans by February. SEN. MORSE'S CATTLE TAKE ‘ TOP HONOPS Devon cattle owned by Sen | ator Morse, Democrat of Ore gon. won top prizes at the - Southern Maryland ‘ Agricul tural Exposition which ends this afternoon at Upper Marl boro, Md. They won the grand cham . pionship in both the bull and cow classes over what was called the strongest competi tion at a Devon show in the East in many years. Senator Morse’s cattle copped eight first places, four seconds, one third, two fourths and one fifth. The Senator’s Imported heif er. Potheridge Countess V, was awarded the grand champion ship ribbon from Dr. John Fos ter of the University of Mary land, contest judge. 1116 bull, Fordton Shaver, another im ported animal, was called the best of young Devon bulls im ported to the United States in many years It won a grand champion ribbon. Federick S. Wyvill had two prize winners. His Patuxent Polled Paragon won the re serve champion ribbon for bulls and his Patuxtent Red Polly took the reserve cham pion ribbon for females.