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THE EVENING STAR Waihinflan, Q. C., Ssta tiny, January 24, 1959 Street Accident Kills Two Women Deaths Hike traffic Toll to Six for Year Two Washington women died last night after a car amashed Into them as they tried to cross Rhode Island avenue at Reed street N.E. The victims were Mrs. Dorothy Hayden. $2, of 910 Rhode Island avenue N.E., and Mrs. Virginia A. Keener. 28, who lived at the same address The crash, which occurred into the air and atop the hood of the car driven by Lavern H. Wilhelm, a 31-year-old farmer from Happy. Tex. She died three hours later at Washing ton Hospital Center. Mrs. Keener was knocked in front of another oncoming car and dragged 25 feet. Police said she was killed almost instantly. Death was attributed to a punctured lung. The two ladies were walking side by side in a crosswalk when the car struck them. There was no traffic light at the intersection. Mr. Wilhelm told police he was driving west on Rhode Is land avenue at about 25 m.p.h. He said he did not see the women until an instant before his oar hit them. The driver of the second car, Crance Wright. 34. of 3712 Thirty-seventh street, Mount Rainier, said he did not see Mrs. Keener until she became entangled with his left front wheel. Mr. Wilhelm was returning to Texas with his wife and child after a visit here. Mrs Hayden was the wife of a retired postal employe. Mrs. Keener was employed as a waitress at the Shadow Box Restaurant, 805 North Capitol street. Both drivers were held for action by the coroner. Mr. Wil helm was charged with failing to devote proper time and at tention. HEAD-ON CRASH KILLS 2 DRIVERS Two. men were killed early today when their cars collided head •on at Prospect and Salvation Army Plans Extra Fund Campaign The Salvation Army said yesterday it probably will con duct a supplementary drive “some time this spring” to make up the difference between' its needs and the money it will receive from the United Givers Fund. The army’s decision comes on the heels of the announce ment by the Red Cross yesterday that it plans a supplemen- tary fund drive in March. Lt. Col. William Range, com mander of the army's National Capital Division, said the army has not yet been informed of the exact amount of UGF money it can expect. The army's share is apportioned by the Health and Welfare Council of the National Capital Area, which is the area-wide health and welfare planning group and also budgets for local or ganizations sharing in the United Givers Fund. Short of Goal However. Col. Range said, since the UGF is not going to reach its $7 million goal—UGF officials estimate close to $6,- 675,000 could finally be re ported at the annual meeting in February—it is obvious that additional funds will be needed. Col. Range said the Salvation Army has not yet requested the Health and Welfare Council for permission to conduct the supplementary drive, but added it was encouraged by the per mission granted Dy HWC and UGF to the Boy Scouts to con duct a membership enrollment campaign for additional funds among parents of Scouts and Scout leaders. Col. Range said the army asked for $318,000 from UGF through the Health and Wel SUNDAY'S BEST READING America’s Missile Arsenal Inventoried in SUNDAY A HARD LOOK AT OUR HARDWARE-Where do we stand in the desperate missile race? What about Russia? For the answers to these and many other important questions about America’s rocket pro gram, see SUNDAY, The Star Magazine. In six timely, information-packed articles, Star Science Writer William Hines brings you up to date on our status in the life-and-death missile contest. HYPNOTISM AGAINST CRIME?—The eyewitness who honestly “just can’t remember” exactly what he saw is a constant problem for police officials. One doctor thinks he may have the answer: Hypnotize thq witness. Read the full interesting story in This Week Magazine. HOW DO TEEN-AGERS STUDY?—Some like to lie on the floor and study with a radio or TV blaring. Others sit quietly at a desk behind closed doors. For more about the study habits of Washington area teen-agers, check TEEN’S* cover story this Sunday. 14 MILLION LONELY HEARTS—Loneliness is a disease that can afflict anyone—the young, the old, the rich, the poor. Beginning Sunday in the Women’s Section, read the first of a three-part series on the problems of the lonely and what is being done to help them. LOCAL GIRL MAKES GOOD NOTE—Shirley MacLaine, a pixie Arlington, Va., dancer who leaped from a Broadway understudy role to movie stardom, is a strong Academy Award contender this year as a dramatic actress. Her story is on the Amusement Page. Phone STerling 3-5000 for Home Delivery 1 at 7 p m., hurled Mrs. Hayden 1 • Strauss avenues in Indian r Head. Md. 1 Maryland State police lden ■ tilled the victims as Ernest Herbert Frazier, Jr., 26. of 3 K l street N.E.. Washington, and r Howard Alvin Townshend 111, I! 21„ a plumber, of Bell Alton, . Md. i The victims were taken to Physicians’ Memorial Hospital [ in La Plata, Md. The two men : were alone in their cars when . the accident occurred, the po- t 1 lice said. »j 1 KILLED , 3 HURT NEAR REDLAND ; A Maryland man was killed and three other persons were injured, one severely, when ! their car failed to negotiate a ; curve, hit a ditch and over [ turned on Muncaster Mill road, t near Redland, Md., yesterday. Montgomery County police i identified the dead man as I Richard Simms, 38, of Point of Rocks, Md., a passenger in a t car driven by Baker J. Wooden, . 26. of Herndon, Va. Mr. Wooden i was admitted to Montgomery t General Hospital with face I lacerations. Mr. Wooden’s wife, Cora, 26, ' was taken to#Suburban Hos ' pltal. where she was reported ! in fair condition with multi ’ pie fractures. His brother, Charles S. Wooden, 20. was admitted to Montgomery Gen eral with a fractured leg. Poliee said the car was traveling south on Muncaster Mill road when it ran off the road on a sharp curve, struck I a ditch and overturned. fare Council last year, and re ceived $270,000. He said it is asking for $336,960 this year—sl7,ooo more than its 1958 request, but! $65,000 more than it actually received last year. He said he thought the army would ask HWC to approve a direct appeal to its friends, probably by mail. Plans Vo Withdrawal Col Range said the army was "not thinking of withdraw ing from UGF.” He added, 1 however, that “these additional [ campaigns would be bound to • have an effect on the commu . nity’ and would hurt the . united fund. However, he said. •“I think • Washington is able to give the . amount ($7 million' it was , asked to give (to UGF).” > Pointing out that the Busi l ness Unit lagged in this year's > drive. Col. Range said he felt I the majority of businessmen, ■ who were leaders of the drive I to start united giving in Wash ■ ington. have “worked diligent ; ly.” They have not been able i to rally the complete support I of the business community however, he added, and sug r j gested that perhaps the Wash ington Board of Trade could ■ rally that support in the future. ' * v " ** v * --> > . - — T . T . —M-tn|| I iriwinmw wwn i«n II 11 s II / itk 'j n i m h■% I ' jfpt I&BSaK ■.■-•m SS« .. B ■ W IBM wm£' * »■ imm iSIsEERBmSRMBBa* B \ fl IMPROVING ON NATURE Bob Hartman of 324 Thirty-fourth street S.E. is bringing spring to Washington a bit early this year. A turf control employe of National Capital Parks, he is dyeing the grass with water paint to spruce up the brown, wintry face of our city.—Star Staff Photo by A. C. Chinn, M ignjggp, w i PVT. LAWRENCE CHAMBERS Car-Halting Leap Hurts Policeman i A fast-acting traffic police man who jumped into a runs-, way station wagon preventing; serious injury to a large num- j ber of noon-hour pedestrians; 'yesterday is in satisfactory condition today in Washington ! Hospital Center. Pvt. Lawrence L. Chambers.; 28, was thrown from the auto when he slammed the brake as the car headed backwards toward the Fourteenth street and Pennsylvania avenue N W. intersection. He received back injuries. The policeman was at his post in the middle of the inter section when he noticed the car moving downhill. Police said it had been parked at the east curb on Fourteenth street in front of 519 Fourteenth street while the driver. Charles L. Hamilton, 51. of 734 Otis place NW„ a messenger for the General Services Adminis tration, was making a delivery. Pvt. Chambers ran behind the moving csy\ threw open the door on the driver’s side and was able to reach his leg into the car and shove down on the brake. He was spilled onto the street. Witnesses said his quick movements averted serious ac cident. The street was thick with crossing pedestrians and ; busy traffic. ’ , —— | I Running Boys Bring 'Posse' To Institution; Something happened at the J National Training School for Boys early today involving 10 boys, the surrounding police precincts, an upset guard and Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Shortly after 8 am., a guard at the school noticed 70 resi- ; dents of the institution headed over the hill in the direction of Fort Lincoln Cemetery. The guard, who thought he had a mass escape on his hanc*. sounded the alarm. Policemen 1 from Seat Pleasant, Bladens burg, and District Police Precincts 9 and 12 rushed to the scene. By the time the officers ar rived. 66 of the boys were back where they belong, and 4 were missing. Superintendent L. Jacobson, by 8:30 a.m., had an explana tion. He said that when any mem ber of a dormitory, or cottage, goes AWOL, the rest of the boys in the same cottage lose privileges. Dr. Jacobson guessed the 66 boys had taken off in an effort to rescue their privileges, which disappeared in the vicin ity of Fort Lincoln along with the four missing boys. The boys who escaped, he said, were new arrivals. Dog-Walking Stroller Helps Foil Safe Theft A man and his dog last night helped prevent a safe cracking. The affair began when Frank W. Stein of 2656 Fifteenth street N.W. snd his dog took a stroll about 2 a.m. Mr. Stein noticed someone in the Hot Shoppes behind the Meridian Hill Hotel at 2801 Sixteenth street N.W. He sum moned police. * Pvts. Roger M. Rooney, William R. Newman, Paul Caton! ; and Robert E. Paris soon were ; at the scene. Inside the restaurant they found Raymond William Skin ner, 26, of the 1500 block of Sixth street N.W., hiding behind a large refrigerator. Disquieted by the sudden ar rival of police, Skinner revealed he was not alone. In a car outside, the officers discovered three of his friends: Le Count Mark Anthony Skin ner, 34. of the 800 block of L street N.E.. a brother of Skin ner; Arvid Wallace Broadus, 38, of the 1600 block of New Jersey avenue N.W., and Aloys ius Hart, 28, of the 800 block of I street N.E. Huge Safe Battered The handle of a huge safe containing $3,000 had been , knocked off when police ar rived. They said Raymond Skinner apparently forced a basement door of the restaurant and then crawled under a screen door into the kitchen. Police reported that Broadus is employed as a security mes senger at the Pentagon. They said both Raymond Skinner and Hart have been convicted several times for housebreaking and now are on parole. Le Count Mark An , thony Skinner, they disclosed, has served time in the pen , itentiary at Atlanta for about l| Regents Fight Is Carried To Assembly ANNAPOLIS. Jan. 24 <AP>. —A fight to guarantee that most regents of the University of Maryland are alumni and represent every section of the State was carried to the Gen eral Assembly yesterday. The same proposal had re | ceived an unfavorable report by I the Judiciary Committee of the Legislative Council. The issue was revived by Delegates Ernest A. Loveless, ijr.. Hervey G Machen, Lans dale G. Sasscer, and Carlton R. Sickles, all of Prince Georges County, and W. Dale Hess and Charles M. Moore of Harford County. The bill would increase the number of regents from 11 to 15. require that at least a ma jority be graduates of the uni versity and that one each would come from the Eastern Shore. Central Maryland. Southern Maryland. Western Maryland and Baltimore City. The Governor has no geo graphical limitation on him now in appointing the regents, nor does any have to be alumni of the university. Another effort to award more State scholarships to college students also was started in the House although it already had come up in the Senate with indorsement of the Legis lative Council. It provides a new approach in Maryland to award of State scholarships because financial need of the applicants would be a primary consideration. The State Department of Education would give exam inations to candidates and then certify 200 recipients a year. The winners could go yto any college, including junior, in the State. Tuition and other fees up to S4OO a year would be paid by the State, and students boarding at the college would receive a total of SBOO. a 1 ' ■ nine years as a result of con l victions for entering other peo- j - pie’s houses. f All four men were charged 1 with housebreaking and de stroying property. j Seek Hose Thief Police today also are looking s for a housebreaker with 50 : pairs of women's hose. - They caught one lingerie j minded man and a companion! - : last night after the Food Basket , Market at 1801 Eighteenth j street N.W. had been lboted. ■ I Pvts. William J. Klim and c Williadi J. Coughlin were scouting about in their patrol car at 1:30 a.m. when theyj detected an acrobatic man > climbing out of the transom i of the store. Seizing him. police spotted another man hiding in nearby r bushes. They said he had a t burlap bag containing 50 pairs 1 of hosiery and seven cartons of i i cigarettes. j The store reported later it! s is minus 100 pairs of stockings. ~ $35 in change and an undeter mined number of cigarettes. ®j Police identified the man in' 1 the transom as Howard Wil r liam Brown, 19, of the 400 block Vof Franklin street N.W. They ' said the man in the bushes was '■ James Boulder Walker, 18. of * the 800 block of Belmont road 1 N.W. - Both are charged with house breaking and will appear in Municipal Court today. \ . New Federalist Unit A Northern Virginia chapter of the United World Federalists will be formed at a meeting at 1 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Ar lington Unitarian Church, 4444 l Arlington boulevard. Dr. Sam . uel R. Levering, chairman of the organization's National 1 Field Committee, will speak. Art Director of Medical Telecasts Finds Job Challenging, Refreshing By ANDREW W. BINGHAM Bt»r Staff Writar * A prize-winning local artist [ who talks about German ex -1 pressionists has established an unusual working relationship - with some Army doctors who » are more likely to talk about ■ German measles. The artist is 25-year-old 1 Lowell B. Nesbitt. He is art 1 director for Walter Reed’s ' closed-circuit telecasts—many of which he admits are too technical for him. “I use myself as the standard 1 for what a sixth-grader would ■ understand," he says. But he loves his work; he t calls it “as exciting as painting ; a picture." ' The doctors, in turn, are de : lighted to have him. They feel , esthetically pleasing settings ' contribute to the success of any television program, even a lec , ture in pathology. Award for Art * Mr. Nesbitt has produced various types of paintings. t etchings, sculptures and stained * glass windows. He recently had l a one-man show at the Balti . more Museum of Art, and in i 1957 won a print award from ; the Corcoran Gallery. His s work is represented in the per -1 manent collection at the s Library of Congress. i In an office on the hospital 1 grounds, Mr. Nesbitt and his Big Plant Planned Near Alexandria County School Budget Os $12.8 Million Asked Pay Raise for Teachers Included, But No Tax Increase Is Called For By SAM EASTMAN Star staff Writer The Arlington School Board today recommended a tenta tive budget of nearly $12.8 million, which would: 1. Provide a $4,300-to-$6,600 pay scale for teachers. S. Reflect an increase of nearly $1 million over the cur rent budget with no tax rate increase needed. 3. Provide $250,000 for capital improvements on a pay-as you-go basis. The proposed budget tor the next fiscal year was approved by the board after a confer ence with Supt. Ray E. Reid and his administrative officials. The board will hold a public hearing March 5 before sub mitting its final spending pror posals to the County Board. ss66 Pay Increase The recommended salary scale, of $4,300 to $6,600 for teachers holding a bachelor's degree, would mean an average annual raise of about SSOO. The present scale is $4,000 to $6,300. For teachers with a master's degree, the beginning pay would be $4,600 and the top figure $7,000. The current figures are $4,300 to $6,600. Mr. Reid said no increase in the tax rates would be needed, according to current estimates, in order to finance the $12,- 759,679 budget. He explained that the $957,- 788 jump over the revised budget would be met partly by additional revenue from antici pated increases in real estate and personal property assess ments. Other budget factors are unanticipated revenue in the current year from local tax sources. Federal aid for opera tion and maintenance, and a rise in State funds. Arlington’s present levies are $3.54 per SIOO of assessed devaluation on real estate and ! $4.39 on personal property. The school systjem’s budget | accounts for $2.07 on real : estate and $2.45 on personal property. > According to Mr. Reid, nearly j $611,000 would be needed to j pay for the salary raises. Other Eight D.C. Bills Include Territorial 'Home Rule' The Senate District Committee was in business today after introduction of eight local bills by Chairman Bible, Democrat . of Nevada. He sponsored measures for territorial self-government and other housekeeping improvements at the request of the District i Commissioners. The bills call for: A territorial governor to be appointed by the President and a 15-member legislative assembly to be elected by Wash ington residents. This system of home rule would replace the presidentially appointed Board ■; of Commissioners. Licensing of physical thera pists by a board to be run by the Commissioners. Special District police to guard Federal buildings. Now the Supreme Court. Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution designate Federal employes as guards and Dis trict policemen have been ruled off these “Islands of special jurisdiction,” according to Rob ert E. McLaughlin, president of the Board of Commissioners. Service by registered or certi fied mail of assessments for such city improvements as street, sidewalk and sewer re pair. Current law requires i notices to be served personally. Elimination of the legal re quirement that Commissioners take an annual census of chil dren between the ages of 3 and 18 to make sure youngsters are attending school. The bill would leave census taking up to the 1 LOWELL B. NESBITT 1 —Star Staff Photo I assistants often work late into the night to meet the demands of a 30-hour weekly program schedule. Their chief concerns are the dramatized documen taries: they never have to pro vide backdrops for the tele vised surgical operations. “The most fascinating part of the job is the complete of programming.” Mr Nesbitt said. He gave some , examples from the less-techni cal productions: In one show', he had dancers i acting out math equations. items which figure into the total budget increase included 38 additional staff jobs, includ ing 14 teachers, a jump of about 8125.000 in debt service and an increase from about $14,000 to $150,000 in the contingency fund. $166,600 for Addition The personnel proposals in clude the hiring of a kinder garten supervisor for half a year. Arlington has no kinder garten classes. Mr. Reid ex plained that the board wants to "provide some evidence” that the idea of establishing a kindergarten is still under con sideration. The supervisor, he said, would conduct a study on details of establishing the pre school classes. Out of the $250,000 capital improvements fund, SIOO,OOO would be used to add four classrooms to the Langston Elementary School. The bal ance would be spent on land acquisition. According to estimates in the budget, enrollment in the next school year will increase by 425 to 23.545. For the second straight year, the elementary classroo~ population is ex pected to decrease, this time 261. Secondary school enroll ment is expected to increase by 686. The School Board’s proposed budget is subject to approval by the County Board. The gov erning body may slash the spending recommendations but it cannot specify the cuts are to be made. discretion of Supt. Carl F. Hansen. * Regulation of dentistry. Pro spective dentists could take their written exams from the National Board of Dental Ex aminers rather than from the District board, as is now re quired. Assessment of the cost of razing' unsafe buildings by the city as taxes against the owner. The Commissioners also would be given powers to order occu pants pf unsafe buildings to vacate,* under penalty of 30 days in jail or a S3OO fine. ■ Revision of the law governing formation of business corpora tions. ' The bill eliminates red; tape and makes it easier for corporation officers to resign. . Sculpture Exhibit An exhibit of the work of' : sculptor Charles H. Nichaus will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. tomor -1 row in Apartment 210, Coronet 1 Apartments, Second and C 'streets S.E. In another, he had to depict Army barracks. (“They’re rather hrab places, so we eliminated as many details as possible to give a barren im pression.”) In a third, he had to show a gynecologist's office for a pro gram • pregnancy. (“We tried to make the scene reflect the emotions of the expectant mother. We used roughly the same technique as the Ger man expressionists.’’) Lm-Pah-Pah Introduced In a fourth, he had to make settings for a series on the civil service. (“The whole thing could have dragged terribly. We gave it a lot of um-pah-pah. It ended up almost like a musical comedy.”) Mr. Nesbitt, who lives at 1109 Sixteenth street N.W., is con vinced there is only “a hairline 1 difference" between creating ' television settings and painting ' a picture. “In both situations,” he says, "you have a set of problems which have to grow into one unit. You try to hold back your own conclusions and let : the painting or setting gain its ' own unity while you work.” Mr. Nesbitt feels he is learn ’ ing moie about medicine in his job. He now calls is “refresh ing”—not “confusing”—to meet i and.work with experts in highly [specialized fields. Multimillion Project Will Employ 700 By JOHN W. BTEPP Star Staff Wrttar A proposal to build a multi million dollar Industrial plant within 15 miles south of Alex andria on the Virginia water front was disclosed yesteraa* at a meeting of the Potomac River Port Association, Inc board of directors. While the exact location and identity of the manufacturing firm were not disclosed, these detains were learned of the prospective venture: Raw material would be shipped in by boat and proc essed goods transported out by rail. The plant would require about 700 employes and would consume enough electric power an dgas to supply a city of 15,- 000. The plant operation would occupy a 75-acre tract and would be of a type described inoffensive to, the immediate and general area. 'One board member charac terized the standing of the firm as "triple A-l in the business world.” Two Conditions Listed Two conditions, both involv ing the Potomac, must be satis fied before the plant project can proceed, the directors were told. First, the river's naviga tion channel must be deepened to at least 28 feet. Second, the river water must be clean enough to be used in the manu facturing processes. A primary goal of the port association, organized last year iby Metropolitan Washington 1 business interests is to increase j the channel dimensions from ! the present 24-by-299-feet to 35-by-300 all the way to Wash ington. The Army Engineer Corps is explorihg the economic feasibility of expanding the channel. On the second question, com pletion of Washington’s huge new sewage treatment facilities at Blue Plains this spring will substantially improve the water quality below Washington and Alexandria. A spokesman for the associa tion said the industrial firm contemplates building its own docks and dredging the adjoin ing river bottom out to the existing navigation channel. A company representative promised the directors to reveal the identity of the firm in the near future. Member Drive Planned Meanwhile, the fort group, which met in Washington Board of Trade headquarters, studied plans for intensifying its drive for new members in the Metropolitan Washington business community. The di rectors approved plans to apply for a private foundation grant of funds to help carry on the association work. Raymond L. Talbert, presi dent. stressed the need to con sider port development along the Potomac as a metropolitan undertaking rather than a de velopment of separate areas. At 8 o’clock tonight three different scale models showing possible new looks of the Po tomac waterfront in the area will be displayed at the annual dinner of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce in Ar lington Towers. Tire models were prepared by students of the University of Virginia Department of Architecture. Prizes are to be awarded, j _______________________________ Wife Retains Attorney for Motherwell The wife of Larry Lord Moth erwell, charged in Frederick, Md, in the death of his infant daughter, has retained an at torney to defend her husband. Mrs. Motherwell, of 1728 Ly man place N.E., said Attorney John T. Reges will defead her husband, who is accused of felonious homicide in the death four years ago of his 14-month old daughter by another mar riage. Motherwell is en route by auto to Frederick from Las Vegas, Nev.. accompanied by the Frederick sheriff and two police officers. Meanwhile, a warrant was is sued in Baltimore yesterday di recting that furniture and other belongings of Mrs. Pearl Put ney, 72, wealthy Washington widow who disappeared after taking a trip with Motherwell last summer, be turned over to the United States marshal. The articles, long sought by police as a clue to Mrs. Put ney’s disappearance, were lo cated Tuesday night in a Lex ington Park <Md.) storage com pany. George H. Goodrich, Wash ington attorney who has been appointed receiver for Mrs. Put ney’s estate, said yesterday's ac tion clears the way for him to take possession of the articles. He said Castro M. Dabrohua of Chicago, Mrs. Putney’s half brother, will arrive here Mon day or Tuesday to inspect the possessions for possible clues. Alumni to Elect The University of Miami Alumni Association will hold ita annual elections party in tli* Massachusetts Room of the Statler Hotel at 2 p.m. tomoi row.