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WtihinflK, D. C, WWwWir, hknmr H, >M9 A-26 gpmm&um. -IZJ I ■ lwf~ i ATOM SPLITTERS TEST CYCLOTRON Two seniors at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High School put their home made cyclotron through its paces. Seated at the controls is Donald Grant, 17, of 5601 North Thirty-sixth street, while Charles Whitener, 18, of 5807 North Thirty-sixth street, operates the Geiger counter. The youths have spent S2OO on the project.—Star Staff Photo. Boothe, Beverley Clash In Campaign Opener The 1959 Democratic primary campaign for Alexandria's ■eat in the Virginia Senate got under way last night with Incumbent Armistead L. 3oothe and former Mayor Marshall J. Beverley trading charges. Meeting for the first time as platform opponents, the candidates spoke before the Alexandria Contractors’ Associa- tton at the Virginia Lodge, 1506 Richmond highway. They clashed over school in tegration. The squaring-est speeches for the July 14 pri mary made it plain that deseg regation will be the overriding issue between Senator Boothe, 50, in the thick of State politics since the ’4os, and Mr. Beverley. 47, Mayor of Alexandria from 1052 through 1954. A segregationist. Mr. Beverley labeled Senator Boothe an “in tegrationist and a “fence strad dler” who “everyone knows is supported by liberals.” Denying the integrations tag, th'e Senator accused Mr. Beverley of fabrication. He told the contractors "the records shows that years ago I described the possibility of Integration as the keynote to tragedy.” Challenged on the point by the former Mayor, who pointed out that the move was prior to the Supreme Court decision, Senator Boothe said his call in 1950 for establishing a State committee on race relations was an effort on his part to “fore stall integration for years to come by preparing and activat ing a plan which the courts could accept.” Urges “Containment” “Only with an acceptable plan can integration be con tained.” the Senator said. He told the gathering a pupil as signment plan recently ap proved by Federal Judges is the “best possible containment pro gram.” Otherwise, he said, there would be no control at all. “Are these the ideas of an lntegrationist?” he asked. Mr. Beverley said the plan means “the gates are open.” He told the contractors that “if the NAACP wants to pass the word to its friends in Alex andria ... the assignment sys tem now in effect will not mean a thing.” Senator Boothe argued that the courts have not assigned Negro students to white schools when they live closer to Negro schools. Only about 100 Negro pupils out of 2.000 in Alexandria live nearer to white schools than they do to their own, he added. The Senator labeled as “cruel” Mr. Beverley’s “telling *1.55 family dinners s i-ss French Onion Soup with Croutont Tomato or Gropofruit Juico Breaded Veal Cutlet with Spaghetti Italian Stylo—Savory Moat Sauce, Grated farmeeax Cheese Baked Sausage Patties on Glazed Apple Rings Croamy Whipped Potato, Suffered Mixed Gordon Vegetables Relish Troy Assorted Brtods end Rolls Chocolate Rudding with Whipped Cream Loaf Coke How ord Johnson's ICO Cream or Sherbet Bisque Tertoni Gelatin, Whipped Cream Coffee, Tea or Orange Drink tiOUIARDjOUIKOnj "LANDMARK FOR HUNGRY AMERICANS" the people that our schools will be 50 per cent integrated.” * Integration, Senator Boothe said, has been pushed by Presi dent Eisenhower, particularly in the District. Mr. Beverley, , he added, "is the man who : formed a Democrats-for-Eisen , hower group in 1956.” ltight-to-Work Issue The candidates-also clashed ’on the State’s rlght-to-work law. Raising this issue. Mr. Beverley accused Senator 1 Boothe of “straddling the fence” and “running around the bush.” “I will see that the law is 1 never repealed,” the former i Mayor said. Senator Boothe said the right-to-work law is not an i issue in the campaign. There is no proposal to re peal it, he said. He told the gathering he supports the law , but would like it to Include a “freedom of contract cause” permitting employers to sign contracts with bona fide repre , sentatlves of bargaining em ' ployes. • | Kutsch Honored, Former Chief Os Assessments The Prince Georges County; commissioners yesterday corn-! mended their late supervisor of > assessments, Louis W. Kutsch, • who died last Thursday. A resolution passed by the ; county heads cited Mr. Kutsch as "an able and untiring serv ant” and one of the county’s “most beloved and public spirited citizens.” He had been 1 chief assessor since 1945. The commissioners also ac t cepted a portrait of Arthur W. 5 Tayman, former director of the • Department of Public Works, • and a memorial plaque. i The portrait, by Lester Wolfe of Berwyn Heights, was pre t sented by Mr. Tayman’s son, j Bond, on behalf of the family. s The plaque was a gift of de j partment employes, and will hang with the portrait in the conference room. 5 Mr. Tayman, who died Janu e ary 15. 1958, was the first coun i ty engineer from 1945 to 1953, l. and then served as the first di s rector of the department until ? his death. Art Exhibit Opens In McLean, Va. The second in a series of art appreciation exhibits sponsored by the Fairfax County school system opened yesterday at the Churchill Road Elementary School in McLean. Va. The exhibit features an original water color by Gen. Tzu-chang Tang, director of the Institute of Chinese Art in Washington, and reproduc tions of the works of nine other 20th century artists, Including Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will remain at the Churchill school for ap proximately a month and then move on to another school in Fairfax County. Eventually it will be shown in all county schools. 1 a I m 1 'mm m m piyf • i mam 0 m fi * I fgsfSytip \ » Vk v | \ u p: ft yk j. r IW f i u J 9 \ % ft jkjm • m j*'" sis I§B| I X Jr M mmrn mmm NEW YORK 22 nonstops daily from 5:15 a.m. to 10:50 p.m. BOSTON 2 nonstops For reservations, saa your Traval Agant or calf American, Executive 3-234 5 AMERICAN At RUNES America's Leading Airline * *• • 9 • * % « * • . i, - A . -' * Tawes Due to Support Traffic Point Proposal By CHARLES L. HOFFMAN Bur sun Writ* ANNAPOLIS. Feb. 18.— Oov. Ttwej wIU throw hi* support behind Mils to establish a point system to drive chronic traffic 1 offenders off the road and to permit the use of chemical tests in I drunken drivlnc cases. Sources close to the Oovemor said he was expected to make known his views shortly on major traffic legislation he will , back this session. | The point system, sponsored ; by Delegate Carlton R. Sickles, i Democrat of Prince Georges. Is patterned after the system In > effect In the District of Colum- . bla. It provides for the levying of points from 2 to 12 for various moving traffic violations. A warning letter from the Department qf Motor Vehicles , would go to the driver on ac cumulation of three points; a conference would be scheduled 1 at live points; license suspended at, eight points, and revoked at 12 points. The Sickles bill deviates from the District system in one major aspect. < Under the proposed leglsla- 1 tlon drivers who most use their 1 car in their work would not face 1 suspension until they accumu lated 15 points or revocation i until they had gotten 18 points l All points are removed after three years. The bill has been opposed in the past by the Motor Vehi- Suspect in Rape Pleads Not Guilty A construction worker plead ed not guilty today In Arling ton to rape and robbery charges Involving a Washington house wife. The 28-year-old woman told police the man had held a rope around her neck, beat her and ripped off her clothes. The suspect. Donald E.j Weatherwax. 29, of the 500 block of Braxton place, Alex andria, was arrested yesterday after the woman gave police the license number of the car in which she said she was at tacked. Detective J. P. Connors said he found a length of rope, the woman’s fur coat and some of | her clothes in the trunk of ! Weatherwax’s car. The woman told police she was assaulted in a car on Army- Navy drive, near the Pentagon, \ about 2 a.m. According to the housewife, she was waiting for a taxi in Washington and had accepted an offer of a ride home from the suspect. He said she will ingly had agreed to go with him and offered no resistance.; Weatherwax was indicted yesterday by a grand Jury. cles Department mainly on grounds it lacked the em ployes or the office space to administer the system. To meet this objection, Oov. Tawes reportedly will seek a delay until December 31. 1980 to make the point system ef fective. Another Tawes amendment point levy for speeding only when the driver is going 10 miles over the posted limit. The use of chemical tests, pressed here by Delegate Charles W. Woodward, Jr, Democrat of Montgomery, would be with the consent of the driver. Both the chemical tests and the point system bills have passed the House in the past only to die in the Senate Judi cial Proceeding Committee. The Governor reportedly has cooled to a proposal to esta blish a motor vehicle inspec tion m the State. He earlier had expressed support in gen eral for this legislation without committing himself either to a privately operated or a pub licly operated system. I Woodley Hills Pupils Receive Hepatitis Shots Gama globulin injections were being given today to about 600 children at Woodley Hills Elementary School in Fairfax County to fight an out break of infectious hepatitis. Dr. Harold Kennedy, county health officer, said the shots were being given as "a routine precautionary measure.” He said about 150 of the students received shots last month. The hepatitis infection is declining, he said. Three stu dents were affected in Decem iber, two in January and one i yesterday. Woodley Hills is the only school in the county affected, j Dr. Kennedy said. Cooper Takes Post BALTIMORE, Feb. 18 (AP). —David 8. Cooper, music chief . for the United States Informa , j tion Agenoy, will take over the I duties of dean of the Peabody Conservatory in the fall. Integration Foes Name Legal Chief RICHMOND. Va„ Feb. 18 (AP).—W. R. Broaddus. Jr., of Martinsville, one of Virginia's .best known lawyers, has been named chief legal adviser to the 40-man commission draw ing up a new State program of resistance to school integration. Selection of Mr. Broaddus, who served three terms in the House of Delegates and is a former president of the Virginia Btate Bar Association, was announced yesterday by state Senator Mosby O. Perrow, com mission chairman. The 63-year-old Mr. Broad dus is a member of the Vir ginia Judicial Council, a select group of Judges and lawyers which has overhauled and mod ernised rules of practice and procedure for Virginia courts. Because of the magnitude of the commission’s Job, Mr. Per row said, Mr. Broaddus will be authorised to retain associate counsel to assist in handling legal problems. The work of chief counsel apparently will be a full time Job, at least until March 31, when the Legislature reconvenes to receive the com mission's first recommenda tions. Two Official Posts Forbidden Deputy RICHMOND. Feb. 18 (AP).— Attorney General A. S. Harrison Jr. ruled yesterday that a deputy sheriff may not hold the office of Justice of the peace while he also is deputy sheriff. In an opinion Issued in re sponse to a query from Com monwealth’s Attorney Carter R. Allen of Waynesboro, Mr. Harrison said a State law spe cifically forbids a sheriff to hold any other public office, whether elective or appointive. Now's The Time To SAVE! 1 SPECIAL j OFFER . from ARCADE-SUNSHINE \ • y Off-Season RUG CLEANING SPECIAL cleaned for the I price of | The busy season for our plant starts soon. This is our “slack” season. To keep our plant busy, we will clean two of your rugs for the price of one, during this off-season period. For example: If you have four rugs to clean, we match the two larger ones and charge you only for the larger rug. Then we match the two smaller ones and charge you only for the larger of those. 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GILES Star Staff Writer Representative Moss, Democrat of California, asserted today that the Navy's refusal to release an unclassified survey of the Naval Gun Factory was "another example of the Increasing arrogant attitude of the Pentagon.” Representative Lankford, Democrat of Maryland, yester day requested the Moss House Government Operations Infor- mation Subcommittee to in-1 vestlgate the “flagrant example of denying not only to the pub lic but to Congress information which I believe is essential to formalization of correct deci sions." Mr. Moss declared in an in terview that his group would take up the Navy refusal to give Mr. Lankford the report —once widely circulated among top personnel but quickly made an “internal management study” when the future of the factory became a matter of congressional and District area concern. "There isn’t any possible ra tional Justification for refusing Mr. Lankford a copy of the survey report," Mr. Moss said. "This is the grossest example of arrogance,” he continued. "It is a challenge and insult to every member of Congress that the military and the executive branch claim the privilege of suppressing unclassified docu ments. "They want to treat mem , bers of Congress as stupid chil dren and spoon feed them just as it suits their purposes,” he asserted. The Moss subcommittee al ready has scheduled an inves tigation into the Navy refusal of information to the General Accounting Office. This involved an "internal report” covering a study of the procurement and contracting practices of the Military Sea Transportation Service. The report, like the one on the Gun Factory, is unclassified—it ap parently having been deter mined by the Navy that it con- tains no Information involving national security. Mr. Lankford wrote Mr. Moss that “it is my sincere belief that I have a duty to examine every recommendation that could possibly lead to the max imum utilisation of not only 1 this facility but all Govern ment facilities.” "If this ltnemal survey re veals waste and inefficiency.” | he added, "then it it imperative that we receive this informa tion and that such waste be eliminated forthwith.” Dog-Law Hearing Gets Bigger Hall A hearing on a proposed dog ! control ordinance for Mont ! gomery County will be held in ’ the Richard Montgomery High School gymnasium in Rockville ■ at 8 p.m. Friday instead of in ■ the County Building Audito- L rlum as originally scheduled. * Mrs. Stella B. Werner, County Council president, said the ■ shift was necessary because of ■ the large number of persons 1 expected to attend. 1 The school is on Montgom ery drive off Rockville pike. I County authorities asked traf ) sic coming north on Rockville [ pike to enter the school grounds i by turning left on Montgom ) ery drive at the Rockville Fire i Department carnival site. They ■ asked those using Viers Mill ■ road to turn on Dodge street ■ at St. Marys School.