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rows Point near Baltimore the Bethlehem
Steel Co., already Maryland’s largest in
dustry, is in the midst of an expansion pro
Plant Growing So Fast
Even Guide Gets Lost
Star Staff Correspondent
SPARROWS POINT, Md., Nov. 17.—1 f you’re lucky when you
visit the Bethlehem Steel Co. plant here you get a little souvenir
It’s a box. 2 by 4 inches, containing a lump of magnetite iron
ore. a bottle of the ore crushed into grains, a sample of polished
steel rod—and. a small but powerful horseshoe magnet.
Every boy knows what fun it is to have a magnet. It provides
endless entertainment and surely
ranks as one of the most fasci
nating gadgets ever discovered. |
There's something symbolic
about Bethlehem's souvenir. The
ore in the box—the raw material i
—was brought by ship to Spar
rows Point for processing. The
polished steel rod represents the
finished product shipped out by
this giant Industry.
Bethlehem is frankly proud of
the “full cycle” of manufactur
ing that takes place here. The'
same ships that dock to dis
charge cargoes of ore are laden
with finished steel products be
fore they depart for distant
When the late Charles M.
Schwab decided that Bethlehem
should acquire the Pennsylvania
Steel Co.’s plant here in 1916,
many in the Industry shook their
heads. They doubted the
wisdom of a major investment in
an integrated steel mill on tide
water. The plant is at the en
trance to Baltimore Harbor on
the Patapsco River near its
junction with Chesapeake Bay.
But Mr. Schwab rightly pre
> dieted the day would come when
steel companies would want to
import quantities of ore by water.
In 1916 the plant had an
annual capacity of 672,000 ingot
tons of steel.
By the outbreak of the Korean
war in 1950, capacity was about;
5 million tons. Since then a 25
per cent increase has raised
capacity to today's figure of 6.2
million tons.
And now Bethlehem Is in the
midst of another expansion pro
gram which will make the
Sparrows Point mills larger than
any steel plant now existing.
8.2 Million Tons
Upon completion, probably
late in 1957, this plant will
be capable of turning out 8.2
million tons of ingot steel every
Karrick Urges Caution
On Schools Program
The District should proceed “with caution” on any capital
borrowing program for building schools. Commissioner David B.
Karrick said last night.
Addressing a radio audience over WWDC, he ported out that
Washington, more than other cities, is subject to unpredictable
growth and movements of population. A construction program, he
(said, should be adjusted period*
ically to keep pace with the
Mr. Karrlck. who said he was
speaking as an Individual, went
* on to say that he did not see
anything wrong with borrowing
money (or schools. But he said
he did not know how many
schools the city could build at
t one time because of the fluctuat- ;
| ing population. ]
Calls Program Overambitious
He said he had not studied
the details of School Supt. Ho
bart M. Coming's proposed (70
I million. 65-project construction
| and improvement program, but
commented that "it seems to be
a little bit overambitious to me."
Mr. Karrlck conceded, how
ever. that it is extremely difficult
I to build all the schools needed
on an Income basis.
On another subject, Mr. Kar
rick said plans may be completed
within a few days for a proposed
study of possible expanded pro
bation and parole programs In
connection with the space prob
lems of the penal institutions
He told of a visit which he
and Engineer Commissioner
Thomas A. L*ipr aijd other of
ficials made Friday to the threy
penal institutions on the Dis
trict's reservation near Lorton.
Mr Karrick expressed admi
ration for the "high standards"
at the institutions and com
mended their management under
the guidance of Corrections Di
rector Donald Clemmer
But he said the three Institu
tions and the District Jail hold
(.010 men and women as com-,
year—or 2 million tons more
;than present capacity.
Bethlehem Steel easily is the
largest industry in all of Mary
land. At Sparrows Point the
company employs about 29,000
persons and has an annual pay
roll of almost $l5O million.
But in addition to the steel
mill the company operates an
adjacent ' shipbuilding yard
largest builder of merchant
vessels in the United States);
a ship repair yard in Baltimore
Harbor, the Petapsco Scrap
corp. (which scraps old ships,
locomotives and heavy equip
ment), and the Buffalo Tank
These other subsidiaries em
ploy approximately 11,000 work
4.000 Acres Owned
The company owns 4,000 acres
of land on Sparrows Point, some
12 miles from Baltimore. The
steel plant's 600 buildings occupy
something like 2,500 acres.
In all the bustle of expansion
there are unmistakable signs of
excitement among workers over
what the future holds, and awe
at the changes they encounter
every day.
“That plate steel mill is going
to increase production from 22,-
000 to 70 000 tons a month.” says
the young administrative’execu
“This pipe mill will have the
finest equipment I know of;” says
the metallurgical engineer. “We
can hardly wait to get her in
“By golly,” comments the
grizzled veteran who now drives
cars for sight-seers, “things
around here are changing so fast
I get lost looking for the main
blast furnace.”
For the employes. Sparrows
: Point seems to be a magnet of
1 its own.
pared with populations two
years ago of only slightly more
than 2.000. The crowding Is
“just short of the alarming
stage.” the commissioner said
he was informed.
Despite some unavoidable idle
ness in several of the working
units, he said the work of in
mates is “most commendable.”
$1 Million Annual Grose Output
Men at the Lorton Reforma
tory are producing annually
goods and services worth over $1
million gross, he noted. Those in
the workhouse maintain a 900-
acre farm producing from poor
soil products worth over $340,000.
including more than 100 beef
cattle, 80 dairy cows, 2.100 hogs
and fields of grain and vege
tables. he added.
Hundreds of other occupational
activities keep the inmates “rea
sonably busy,” he said. District
auto license plates are manu
factured and painted and fire
hydrants are forged there.
There are 154 educational
courses, including the three Rs
and social education, but primar
ily in crafts and occupational
training, he said. In addition,
about 20 religious services are
held each week for all faiths.
Illustrated Lecture
The Ambassador of Brazil and
Senora do Amaral Peixoto and
the Pan American Union will
sponsor an illustrated lecture
on “The Future Federal Capital
of Brazil ” by Dr Hollister Kent
at 8:30 pin Wednesday in the
Department of the Interior
gram that will make it the largest steel
mill in the world. The late Charles M.
Schwab chose the site on the Patapsco
River at the mouth of Baltimore harbor
Church Rites j
Set Theme for
Preparations were moving into
1 full stride today for a Thanks
r giving holiday which for many
will mean a four-day week end
[ for leisure and a general ac
-1 counting of one's blessings.
As churches set aside Thurs
* day for special commemoration,
the city’s various transportation
5 enterprises braced themselves
for the usual onslaught of leav-j
’ ing and arriving citizens
[ Official Washington will turn
- out en masse for the 47th an
-5 nual Pan American Mass in St.
" Patrick’s Church. The tradi
tional mass asking Ood’s bless
1i ings on the Americas will be :
l 'celebrated at 10 a.m. by the Most
i Rev. Patrick A. O’Boyle, Arch
t| bishop of Washington.
Bishop »f Raliegh to Preach
! The Most Rev. Amleto Cicog- 1
* nani, Apostolic Delegate to the '
* United States, will preside. The •
[ sermon will be preached by the
: Most Rev. Vincent S. Waters, :
Bishop of Raleigh, N. C.
Among expected guests are 20 ■
' ambassadors to the United '
! States or the Organization of
American States, Chief Justice
s Warren of the Supreme Court, '
i [Secretary of Labor Mitchell, Dr.
:' Jose A. Mora, General Secretary
‘of the Organization of American
i States, a large congressional 1
delegation, 11 Federal judges
. and at least one Commissioner .
; of the District of Columbia.
Union Station and the air lines
i have been lining up additional
trains and planes for Wednes
day readiness. One railroad
. alone has scheduled seven extra
[ trains for the New York-New
[ England run.
Thirty boys and girls from 16
, overseas nations will be treated
[ to an authentic Thanksgiving
, dinner at the Agricultural Re
[ search Center at Beltsville. They
will be guests of the Washington
, Board of Trade, the Kiwanis
I and the Rotary. Later they will
5 tour Mount Vernon and other
t points of historic interest nearby.
) Community Services Scheduled
j Throughout the Thanksgiving
g season the relief organizations
f of the Nation’s religious faiths
are emphasizing assistance to
the hungry, homeless and destl-'
itute overseas.
Special community Thanks
giving services have been planned
in thousands of Protestant
Churches highlighting the
“Share - Our - Surplus” program
sponsored by Church World
] Service.
Catholic Churches are stress
ing the Bishops' Thanksgiving
t Clothing Collection of Catholic
, Relief Services seeking 10 mil
lion pounds of clothing for refu
gees and other overseas needy. <
, United Jewish Appeal, at the
, same time, is undertaking help
| for reconstructing and rehabili
. taring nearl 500,000 recent refu-
I gees through the United Jewish
Appeal Special Survival Fund. 1

i Boone Amazed at Sale
! Os 7 Million Records
r You don’t have to look like a
, juvenile delinquent to excite to
r day’s teen-agers. A case In point
t is singer Pat Boone.
■ He’s proven to be Just as
effective in his Ivy League*
1 clothes as others have in their
t Sm Top TtoasTanos as Pap* t of TIEN
? motorcycle jackets and long
The singer was in town to
s accept the Variety Club’s “Per
• sonaltty of the Year" award at
the Statler Hotel last night, and
■ he was still thunderstruck ar
e his success.
•’An entertainer, especially
one who appeals to the teen
agers. has a great responslbtl
-1 ity." the young singer said here
1 last night. "He has a great
1 chance to make It a good in
t fluence.
1 ”1 try to create an excite
tlment. sure, but one that doesn't
t 1 leave a bad taste in their mouths
r the next day."
"Right now you can say I m a
because he believed water access to Chesa
peake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean would
reduce transportation costs and assure the
industry’s growth.
Army Engineers to Act
On Span Width Dilemma
Action on a dilemma which could snag the entire Jones Point
Bridge project is expected to be taken by the Army Engineers
within the next several days.
The dilemma hinges on a simple—but unprecedented—phrase
in the bridge act, the importance of which apparently was com
pletely unforeseen by Federal and District officials when the
legislation was considered on
Capitol Hill.
The phrase specifies that the
new Alexandria bridge shall pro
vide “approximately 150 feet”
between piers in the navigation
channel. .
Since Congress' final action on
the bill last May 22. the stipu
lated 150-foot width has drawn
many protests from the Navy
and private navigation interests.
300-Foot Width Sought
The protests, asking that the
width be increased to as much
as 300 feet, have flowed into
offices of the Army Engineers,
who must approve plans before
Potomac bridges can be built.
The plans, calling for the 150-
foot width stipulated in the law,
were submitted by the Federal
Bureau of Public Roads, which
would build the bridge.
Routinely, laws for new Poto
mac bridges simply refer the
channel pile widths and vertical!
clearances to the Engineers, em-.
powered under a 1946 act to de
termine them. The Jones Point
act also says construction shall
be “in accordance” with the
“General Bridge Act of 1946.”
But it names the specific verti-:
cal and width clearances at the
same time.
Engineers Are On Spot
So the Army Engineers are on
this spot:
Should they consider that the
stipulated width of "approxi
mately 150 feet” is a clear di
rective from Congress, and ap
prove the plans on that basis?
Or. should they consider the
protests, and take some other
course of action?
Anything except approval of
the “approximately 150 feet”
width, officials of all agencies
concerned agree, would mean
another trip to Capitol Hill,
both for a change in language
; of the act and to task for more
i money to pay for a wider draw
, span.
i Bureau of Public Roads offl
! cials have proposed that the
; “approximately 150 feet” lan
guage can be “stretched” to
permit a width of 170 feet
without a change in the law.
But this is far short of the
width distance sought by pri
vate Interests
More Funds Necessary
There is no question, officials
said, that a greater width would
require a big jump in construc
tion funds. One Federal bridge
expert said that if a 300-foot
width were required, "the prac
tical thing might well be to go
to a high-level bridge of about
125 feet off the water which
would require no draw span.”
1 Twice—in 1954 and early this
little scared—it’a too fantastic.”
said the 22-year-old Columbia
University speech major whose
phonograph records in a year
and \ half have sold 7 million
After a visit to Children's Hos
pital. he was lounging in the
hotel room, shoeless and wearing
a gray and red sports shirt, and
began to tell about his success.
"It's like a miracle if a fellow
has one hit record." he said. “It’a
like lightning striking twice if
he has two.”
In a year and a half, he has
' had three hit records which have
sold more than a million coplea
'at 4' 2 cents a copy for htm>.
Only the first one of hla eight.
"Two Hearts. Two Kisses." failed
to sell more than 200.000 copies.
Although he has just signed a
contract with 20th Century
movie studios calling for a mini
mum Income of tl million for
seven pictures, he Mid he would
go Into teaching, “maybe edu
cational television” If his career
as an entertainer flopped.
held hearings on
the Jones Point legislation. Both
times, the 150-foot width was
spelled out. But neither time,
according to a check of House
District Committee records, did
either private or government offi
cials who testified mention the
width as a possible problem.
One Army Engineers official
said the only time his agency
was called upon to recommend
navigation clearances for the
South Capitol Street Bridge,
which operates with a 150-foot
width between piers.
Objection to 150-Foot Width
That recommendation turned
up first in a consultants’ report
to the District on the need for a
bridge at Jones Point in 1952,
and apparently was simply in
corporated in the legislation
drawn two years later.
Last August 23, the Army En
gineers announced they had re
ceived requests to approve the
Jones Point plans and asked for
comments. Reaction poured in
from 19 sources—most of them
asking for either widening or
heightening of clearances pro
vided in the law.
! The basic objection was that
a 150-foot width would not be
adequate in times of high wind
or other bad weather conditions.
The Alexandria Chamber of
Commerce, interested in a widen
ing and deepening of the river
channel in the event its port
facilities expand in the future,
also objected.
In addition to the clearance
problem, the Jones Point project
also is snagged on the issue of
who will pay for its maintenance
and operating costs.
But it is the navigation width
issue—which suddenly material
: ized out of nowhere a few months
1 Ago—that officials see as the
major hurdle to a span which
Congress has already agreed to
at Federal expense.
! Schedule Announced
For X-ray Cruiser
The Arlington Tuberculosis
and Health Association X-ray
cruiser will be at the following
locations this week;
Tomorrow—lo am.to 6 p.m.,
Arlington Towers Drug Fair,
North Lynn |treet; Tuesday
-10 a m. to 6 p.m., Safeway Store,
3600 Lee Highway: Wednesday—
-10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lee Super
Market, 2233 Pershing drive;
Friday—l p.m. to 9 p.m.. The
Hecht Co., Parkington, and Sat
urday—lo a.m. to 6 p.m., J. C.
Penney Co., Clarendon.
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r Mrs. Archie Boone, and his wife. Shirley, after receiving the Variety Club's
award u ‘‘Personality of the Year" last night.—Star Staff Photo. *
Slum Clean-Up
Cost in N.E. Put I
Owners of buildings in a 55-
block pilot area of Northeast
Washington will spend about j
SBIB,OOO to bring their properties
up to standards required by the
District’s year-old Housing Code.
; r-This was the estimate made
by Director Cabell Gwathmey of
the Deptedment of Licenses and
the city
to spend a sirffßv amount in
repairing streets. cuiT»,~«idewalks
and other publicly owned Instal
lations in the area.
The area lies between Second 1
street N.E. and the Anacostia:
River. It is bounded on the south
by Constitution avenutf and on 1
the north by F street. Maryland
avenue and Benning road.
Mr. Gwathmey s recommenda
tion will be submitted to the
Urban Renewal Operations Com
mittee at its next meeting No
vember 26.
Check Three Phases
Reporting on the first year’s
operations of the Housing Divi
sion. Mr Gwathmey said in
spectors had concentrated on
three major phases—complaints.
Inspection of licensed housing
and enforcement of the Housing
Code on an area basis in the 55-
block pilot project.
His inspectors handled 9,118
complaints, Mr. Gwathmey said,
ranging from protests about ani-!
mals, heating and overcrowding
to structural defects and plumb
ing. The report said they had
eliminated 32,219 nuisances.
Major portion of the report!
was devoted to work in the pilot
area which was selected in Sep
tember, 1955, for block-by-block
enforcement of the Housing
2,326 Surveys Made
Work in this area, the report
said, “has provided initial ex
perience in the field of individ
; ual residences and fiats. Previous
‘ to adoption of the Housing Code,
such dwellings had been subject
1 only to general health regula
tions applicable primarily to the <
'exterior environment of the
‘j Mr. Gwathmey said 2.326.:
premises had been surveyed, 1
' that only 209 had been without
violation of the Housing Code
and that 699 had been brought :
into compliance.
Violations ranged from out- i
side water closets, lack of re
quired number of tub showers
and lavatories to below-standard
screening, inadequate number of :i
electrical outlets and unsafe i
Mr. Gwathmey said that “in;
terms of financial impact upon
home owners, a one-third sam
ple indicates that the average
cost of improvements was about
$277. The range in costs was,
from less than $lO to a maxi-,
mum of $4,000 per building. The
direct cost incurred in the Hous
ing Division in securing the nec
essary changes was about sl3
per building.
Only 93 Tenants Approved
“When all residential proper- 1
ties in the pilot area of 55
squares have been brought up
to the Housing Code standards,
expenditures by the owners of
these properties may be expect
ed to total about $818,000.”
Then, he contended, "It is
clearly necessary for the city to
expend funds and effort in
areas such as the pilot area, at
least commensurate to the ex
penditures by owners of private
property in the area. Unless
; steps are taken to parallel the
local private efforts with appro
priate effort and expenditures by
, municipal agencies, the full bene
fit in neighborhood improvement
! cannot be achieved. Moreover,
, the enthusiasm and co-operation
by local property owners will be
hard to develop and maintain.”.
In its inspections of licensed
! housing, the Housing Division
[ checked 1,758 tenement houses
and approved only 93, rejecting
1 or canceling 217 licenses and
1 sending 1.448 cases to the License
Office for issuance of compliance
The division inspected 2,798
rooming houses, approved 524,
rejected or canceled 261 and
s sent 2,013 to the License Office.
, The report said the division
. had cleared nearly all of the
city's hotels for licenses, but
that less than 10 per cent of
' some 75 convalescent homes had
’ been cleared. ;
.’ PTA Bazaar
The Parent-Teachers Associa
tion of Fairmont Heights High
! School. Nye and Reed streets
’ N. E.. will sponsor a bazaar in
. the school gymnasium at 7 p.m.
Tuesday. I
THE SUNDAY STAR, Washington. D. C. **¥\
stixPAT, NOVtMata Ts. rasa
Medical License Law
Is Attacked by Gasch
Revocations for Misconduct Take
Up to 3 Years, Prosecutor Says
Doctors accused of serious misconduct can continue to prac
tice medicine here up to three years after proceedings are started
to revoke their licenses, United States Attorney Oliver Gasch
charged yesterday.
The prosecutor, who serves on the Commission on Licensure
to Practice the Healing Art in the District of Columbia, blamed
an unwiedly law for the long
delay in getting licenses sus- 1
1 pended or revoked.
Commissioner Robert E. Mc-
Laughlin, chairman of the Com
mission on Licensure, said he
agreed with Mr. Gasch.
I Mr. Gasch said he is drafting:
a new law to present to the
Commission on Licensure. His
proposed law would give the
commission power it now lacks
to suspend or revoke licenses,
while providing for a court re
view of its decisions. His pro
posal would cut the time from
three years to six months.
Cases now going through the
long court process to get a license
revoked involve doctors accused
variously of raping patients, per-j
forming abortions, narcotics ad
diction and alcoholism.
System Under Old Law
Under present law, dating back
to 1929, when the commission
gets a complaint against a doc
tor, the District Department of
Occupations, and Professions
makes an investigation. If the
commission decides—at one of
its four meetings a year—that;
j there is sufficient evidence to
i warrant revocation or suspen
sion of a license, its only course,
;is to call on the United States!
Attorney to file a petition in;
District Court. |
“In the normal course,” Mr.;
Gasch said, “it takes a year and
a half to two years to get the
case tried in District Court.
Then, If the physician appeals,
another year elapses.
“This situation demands cor
rection. particularly in view of
the fact that the doctor may,
continue to practice in the
The prosecutor gave this case
as an example of the situation
he wants corrected;
In November, 1954, a doctor 1
was accused of performing an
ahorton resulting in the death of
the patient. He was not brought
to trial for lack of witnesses.
In March. 1955, the commis
sion held a hearing but the doc- ; i
tor failed to appear. The com
mission heard the evidence and
decided to begin proceedings
against him. --
Doctor Still Practicing
In July, 1955, the commission
filed a complaint in court seek
ing revocation of his license. The
case was calendared for trial in
September, 1955. It is not ex
pected to be reached for trial!
I until April, 1957.
An investigation last month
showed the doctor's office was
full of patients.
The Government has now filed
a motion for a preliminary in
junction to prevent him from
practicing medicine until the
case is decided. The motion'
mentioned as an alternative that
the case be set for Immediate
Mr. Gasch said that even when
the case doesn't go on trial, it
still takes many months to get,
a license revoked. In the case
of Henry L. Peckham. convicted
abortionist, the petition was filed
in January and a motion for
summary judgment to revoke his
license was granted only last
Other Cases Pending
j Four other cases are now
One involves a twice-convicted
narcotics violator whose license
was suspended for a year in an
other Jurisdiction. A petition to
revoke his District license was
filed here in July, but he was
not located until October. He
now has his office in nearby
The second involves an ad
mitted alcoholic. Police reported
several times last year that he
was found in an alcoholic stupor.
An unsuccessful effort was made
to persuade him to give up his
permit to write narcotics pre
The commission decided to
proceed against him last May
and he was finally located in
-August in Oklahoma. Since he
has not answered the complaint
filed against him the Govern
ment will attempt to get a de
fault judgment to revoke his
The third case involves a phy
sician convicted in December.
1955, of conspiracy to commit
abortion. He was put on proba
tion. At the time of his convic
tion, the Government recom
mended that the judge revoke
his license—as the judge can do
in cases involving moral turpi
tude —but the judge said he
would leave that up to the Com
; mission on Licensure. A com
plaint was filed in June. Since
then, his attorneys have asked
the commission to withdraw the
complaint on the ground that
the judge did not revoke the li
cense. The commission has since
allowed the attorneys to submit
evidence to support their plea
that he keep his license. No de
cision has been reached.
In the fourth case, the doctor
was indicted in June, 1956, on
two cases charging that he
drugged and raped patients. One
of the two cases has since been
dismissed. Last week, the com
mission filed a petition to revoke
his license.
Mr. Gasch said his objections
to present system were twofold:
The commission’s lack of power
to expedite cases through its own
hearings and decisions and the
ex-officio composition of the
Subordinated to Other Jobs
\ Its membership, in addition to
the president of the Board of
Commissioners and the United
States Attorney, includes the
health director, superintendent
of schools, and United States
Commissioner of Education.
Aside from calling on the United
States Attorney to start pro
ceedings to suspend or revoke
the licenses of physicians, osteo
paths, chiropractors and other
practitioners, they are responsi
ble for approving reciprocal
licenses for doctors licensed in
other jurisdictions.
Mr. Gasch said they are all
busy men and it is difficult to
get a quorum even four times a
The legislation he will propose,
he said, will provide for a board
of regular members paid on a
per diem basis. It would be com
posed of physicians and others
specially qualified to pass on
questions involving doctor's quail
jfleations and licenses.
There would also be a hearing
officer authorized to hold hear
ings and report his findings to
the board. The board would be
empowered to revoke or suspend •
licenses. The physician could
then appeal to the Municipal
Court of Appeals. Mr. Gasch
pointed out that since that court
is current, a final decision could .
be reached within six months.
Mr. Gasch has been collecting
material on the operations of
license boards in other States.
He said that in drafting new
legislation to bring before the (
commission, he would select the
best practices of other States
tailored to meet District needs.
Catholic Survey
Os Pupils Planned
The religious needs of Roman
Catholic children attending pub
lic schools in the Archdiocese
of Washington will be deter
mined by a survey to be under
taken by the newly organized
Council of Catholic Men.
The immediate objective of
the council survey will be to
assist the Confraternity of
Christian Doctrine in teaching
religion to children and adults.
The Most Rev. Patrick A.
O'Boyle. Archbishop of Washing
ton, said the council will be a
federation of Catholic men’s
groups in the Archdiocese and
will have as its affiliates such
organizations as the Holy Name
Union, the Knights of Columbus
Councils and others.
Shaw's Biographer
Will Lecture in D.C.
“George Bernard Shaw. Man
of the Century," will be the topic
of Dr. Archibald Henderson, Mr.
Shaw's official biographer, at
8:30 p.m. tomorrow in Coolldge
Auditorium, Library of Congress,
j Dr. Henderson is president and
founder of the Shaw Society of
America. He wrote, at Shaw's
request, a comprehensive biog
raphy. "George Bernard Shaw,
pis Life and Work.” a six-year
work. Another book by Dr Hen
derson about Mr. Show will be
published this month.
Tickets for the program, spon
sored by the Oertrude Clarke
Whittall Poetry and Literature
Fund, may be obtained from the
Hayes Concert Bureau. 110$ O
street N.W.
Br tb« aimciim rim
President Eisenhower Is
getting a 40-pound turkey
for his Thsnksglving Day
The White House said
yesterday a live, broad
breasted, bronze Tom tur
key will be presented tomor
row at a White House cere
mony by the Poultry and
Egg National Board, and the
National Turkey Federation.
Making the presentation
will J. Arza Adams of
Pleasant Grove Utah, presi
dent of the federation, who
raised the Turkey, and Lea lie
S Hubbard, of Lancaster,
Pa, president of the na
tional board.

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