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SECTION TWO. EFUSE PLANT HEADS WIN CLAIM! Commissioners Make No Move To Stop Erection of Inciner ator Near Mt. Olivet. By Bllili PRICE. The District Commissioners did not today show any inclination to alter or chaace the permission, given to the J. J. Whitehead Co. to establish a dis posal plant for miscellaneous refuse on the plot of ground adjoining 2dt. Olivet Cemetery on the -west, lying between that cemetery and Ivy City, with the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb adjoining at one cor ner and the populous subdivision of Trinidad adjoining on the south. The- storm of protest has brought many insinuations and intimations not reflecting upon the Commission ers, but the latter arc severely con demned for permitting the location in that vicinity. Colonel Kutz. Engineer Commis sioner, who has handled the matter, takes the position that the White head Company have located the plant upon their own property; that so far they have violated no health law or regulation or other laws or regula tions, and that unless the- plant bc cemos a public nuisance it is not with in the power of the Commissioners to legally interfere with the operations. The disposal company is fully aware. Colonel Kutz stated today, that if it permits its operations in any way to become a nuisance, there by violating District laws and regu lations, it will be suppressed. Cossnlt D. C. Heads First. It is admitted that the Commis sioners -were consulted about the lo cation before the property was bought by the Whitehead Company, and that the answer given, was that the Com missioners had nothing to do with the matter legally so long as the com pany kept within laws and regula tions. . The engineer office believes that there is a mistaken, impression on the part of the public, which, officials -think, have an ideal that it is a gar bage disnosal plant. The contract with the Whitehead Company, it is stated, is for the collection and dis- posal of miscellaneous refuse tin cans, rags, paper, etc. The company is putting up an in cinerating plant for the destruction of such things as can not be salvaged and if the incinceration produces of fensive smoke the plant could be sup pressed or repeatedly fined for viola tions. It is pointed out. It has also promised to surround the place with a high fence. Hint at Spite Claim. Among the many Intimations float ing in the District Building is that one of the men conducting the agita tion sought to sell to the company a piece of ground in the same vicin ity and failed to do so. Strongest complaint is that citizens sought to obtain a hearing on the matter, but were unable to do so, the engineer office taking the position that it could not forbid a company using Its own property unless it was evident that the business would vio late some health, fire, or other law. It was Intimated to the engineer office at the time by citizens, that if the company had sought to .locate this plant on the beautiful property it Connecticut and Florida avenues the Commissioners might have taken i a different view. To this the engineer offlce stated that it could not legally have prevented the location at any point. The protests are growing, in volume every day. The Ivy City and North oast Washington Citizens' Associa uons; President Hall, of the Deaf atiJ Dumb Institution; Father O'Brien, of s. Peter's Church, and also head of the Mt. Olivet cemetery corporation, nave joined the sight, in which there is much feeling. History of the Matter. In 1918 the Commissioners Va to John G. Falrbrothcr, who was private secretary to Representative Parks of Georgia, the latter having shown in terest in many matters centered in the District building, a three-year contract for collection and disposal of miscellaneous refuse, for which he was to receive $54,000 the first year, beginning July 1. 1918. The incinerat ing plant was located in Virginia. It was destroyed by fire, and early in March of this year Fairbrother found himself unable to longer perform tne terms of the contract. The Whitehead Company, of which I W. F. Kelly, of this city, is vice presi dent. Whitehead being a New York man. took over the performance ot the work in aft understanding with Faircloth's bondsmen. A new con tract was entered into by the Com missioners to pay Faircloth $15,750 for doing the work from March 16 of this year to June 30. In the next riascal year he is to receive ?35.40u. and for the third year, ending June 20. 1921. he is to be paid $15,000. The contract calls for trash col lections several times a wek in the ,lty proper and at least once a weel In thinly populated suburban regions, j The Commissioners had much trou ble with both ash and miscellaneous refuse collections during the war. ISSUE FOUR LICKN8BS TO FLY. The Joint Army and Navy Board of .Aeronautic Cognizance has issued the following civilian flying licenses to Washington. No. 464. Donald Gif- lord Vande Water: No. 472. Henry C. iCenly: No. 473. William L. Kcnly. and No. 470. F. E. Carter. Who carried hot coffee and choco late Into the front linear Aak any coach bo jr. LAW, IS WHY WORRY AND WONDER where to find the job you are qualified to fill when The Times' Want Ad pages offer such splendid opportunities to the unem ployed? Investigate the Want Ads now and" Get Something Started Your Way IDC. OPENS ! ITS DRIVE "SA 11 i $100,000 Is National Capital's Share of $13,000,000 Cam paign for Funds. The Salvation . Army began its drive for $100,000, the National Capi tal's quota, today, with a luncheon at the New Willard. Forty team leaders were present at the luncheon and heard the an nouncement that among the first gifts in the campaign was that made by the firm of Woodward & Lothrop, the Washington department store. The contribution was $250. The drive started officially at 9 o'clock this morning when every school and Government department began distributing circulars and pledge cards. Official Washington, labor organiza tions, business associations", and smart society have been co-operating for some time, not only financially, but in many other ways. Prominent busi ness men and ministers of the various churches, irrespective of creed, are also to give a helping hand in mak ing the drive In Washington a tre mendous success. Rally On Treasury Steps. At noon today a big demonstration was held on the steps of the south side of the Treasury. Secretary Lane of the Interior presided and Senator McCormick of Illinois made the prin- cipaj aaarcss. uoi. Bennet Clark, son of former Speaker Champ Clark, who saw overseas service, also spoke. Music was furnished bv the En gineers' band. An elaborate ball, which promises to be one of the most pretentious af fairs ever held in Washington, will be staged at Wardman Park Inn to night at S o'clock. Professional tal ent has been secured from local thea ters, and a great time is in store for those who attend. Yeomen (f) will sell today one of the things that made the Salvation Army famous the war doughnut. The girls from the navy will sell this de lectable war fruit from army trucks They are the real kind, the kind Sal vation Nell used to make at the bat tlefront, while German shot and shell whizzed overhead. Lassie To Speak Tomorrow. Fred Haskin, who took a prominent part in boosting the Liberty loan, has arranged for special stunts at B. F. Keith's, beginning tomorrow night. Mrs. Barker, who wears one gold stripe on her arm. has been engaged and will tell of her experiences in feeding doughnuts to the boys in the trenches. Mrs. Barker is a Washing tonian and a real, genuine Salvation Army lassie. W. W. Bride, chairman of the speakers' committee, has listed some of the most prominent men and wom en in this city to speak at the various theaters in behalf of the drive. Daily reports of the progress of thp drive will be made at luncheons at the Willard every day. Fairmont Seminary is to give a garden party between 3 and C o'clock this afternoon with Salvation Army features. The rest of the week will be taken up with many novel features. Friday to Be "Tag Day." Friday has been set aside by the executive committee, of which Earl Godwin is chairman, as "tag day." Mrs. Louis Brownlow, wife of the District Commissioner, is in charge of this event, and many other promi nent women have volunteered to sell tags. Society has taken "tag day"' as an event, and tag team leaders are to have luncheons and teas for their members. An elaborate pageant is to be staged next Saturday at the Sylvan Theater, on the Monument grounds. Prominent society women have been enrolled for the principal parts, and 250 yeomen (f) will serve as ushers. URGES COLORED PEOPLE TO AID SALVATION DRIVE The Rev. Dr. S. P. W. Drew urged that all colore people support the Salvation Army drive to their utmost in his lecture at the Cosmopolitan Baptist Institutional Church last night. The nation-wide Evangelistic cam paign began last night under the auspices of national evangelistic ministers of America at the Cosmo politan Church, conducted by Dr. L D. Brewer, of Gordonvillc, Va. BOY DIES AFTER Thomas Nelson Moorman, fourteen years old, died last night at the Emergency Hospital from a fractured skull received Saturday night, when, it Lj alleged, he was pushed from a street car at Foxhall road by a ma rine while returning from Glen Echo. The police were' told that the ma rine was a passenger in the front of the car and climbed over several seats to the rear, reaching there as 'the boy suddenly fell from the car. The ma rine disappeared when he was ac cud by several passengers ol having pushed the boy from the cat. Coroner Nevltt will hold an inquest over the body this afternoon. The boy Is the son of Robert Moorman, of 12710 Ontario road northwest. FALLING FROM CAR An ALL Wfttm for mmmmmmmtiMnmm PA; ;TOilW8HraiWg xMB&ittflRiaBBHHBBBKHBnESBSSflG BflH HftBlSi 1 Commanding Company M, First Cadets, is proud of his "war babies," the midgets of the cadet brigade. Despite their lack of height, this company put up one of the best drills this morning in the annual competition, and WILL ASK CONGRESS FOR D. C. ARMORY A bill for the new National Guard Armory for the District of Columbia will be introduced in the near future by Congressman John W. Langlcy of Kentucky, it was learned today. The matter was discussed at a con ference yesterday between Congress man Langlcy and Col. Winficld Jones, chairman of the National Guard com mittee of the Chamber of Commerce. The bill will carry 51,000,000 and will provide an armory located on ground owned by the Government. It will be of such size as to be suffi cient for the needs of the new Dis trict Guard, even if the Guard grows to a full brigade in size. Congressman Langley believes the armory should take the form of a memorial building to the District soldiers who lost their lives in the world war as well as in previous wars. It is very unlikely that this bill will be taken upx at the special ses sion of Congress which opened today. Some Congressmen are In favor of holding it up until the regular ses- ,jsIonln December andthis view may iicfau, ik jp kuuuitu Frank Victor, thirty-four years old. a Rumanian, who was arrested here two weeks ago when he made a de famatory remark about President Wilson, today was charged as being an enemy alien and turned over to the United States marshal. "Victor, who .ays he came from East St. Louis, III., was held at the First precinct police station until the local police and Department of Jus tice operatives could trace his record in Illinois. According lo data received by In spector Grant today, Victor was ar rested on February '::. 1018. at Na tional City. 111. when he was alleged to have made a j-editious remark against the United States army. He was held for seventy-two hours and was released by the United States district attorney at National City. Victor was arrested in this city two weeks ago by Headquarters Detective Sweeney when lie went to the City Hall and demanded a passport. When taken to police headquarters and questioned by Inspector Grant he i. said to have become excited and to have denounced I'resident Wilson and the United States I Ei .C. liging continued support for the suffrage movement In Washington, the Order of Railroad Station Agents, holding their conention here today, passed resolutions favoring action by Congres? on the question of "Votes for the District." .1. .1. Kidgell introduced the follow ing resolution which was unanimous ly adopted. "Be it resolved that this assembly go on record as being in favor of granting suffrage to the District of Columbia, in which is located our beautiful Capital, with n population of about I.IO.OOO people who have no voice in the Government they live under. As we (ought in Europe for democracy, so we must attempt to place democracy on a firmer basis on this side of the water." Another resolution in answer to a letter from W. R. Tornb, attorney for the railroad managers, was passed, opposing any reduction of wages to' railroad employes when the railroads are turned back to the private own ers. E. II. Morton, president of the or ganization, announced plans for the formation of a new federation of railroad employes to be known as ! the Supervisors' Union, which will be composed of train dispatchers, yard- i masters, station agents, and station! masters organizations. The final meeting ol the conven tion is to be held tomorrow after noon at 2 p. m. HELD FOR DEFAMING PRESIDENTWILSON STATON AG EN BACKD SF AG Washington Page ahmgfott Sintej WASHINGTON, MONDAY, MAY 19, 1919. He Commands Midgets of Cadet CAPT. H. STANLEY STINE, Regiment of the High School COL. LINDSLEY TO ADDRESS PERSHING POST VETERANS Col. Henry D. Llndsley. former head of the War Risk Bureau, will address General Pershing Post. No. 1. tonight at 8 o'clock at the new Central High School Building. Clifton street, be tween Eleventh and Thirteenth streets northwest. Colonel Lindsley was a member of the delegation from Persh ing Post to the recent caucus in St. Louis .and will give a report of the proceedings. Officers for the State organization under the American Legion will be elected. Permanent and temporary residents of the District who served In the world war are eligible for membership in this post. Called to Washington by the death of her nineteen-year-old daughter, Eleanor Green ,a war worker, Mrs. Green, of Rochester, N. T., today finds herself without funds to "Hake" the girl's body back to her home The girl died of blood poisoning. The youthful Government worker came to Washington about a year ago to enter the employ of the War Risk Insurance Bureau. Her father was dead. Her mother and a baby sister were dependent upon her for support. Miss reen spent little money for her own needs. Most of the meager sal ary she received was sent back home to provide food and clothing for her mother and baby sister. Last Sunday she became ill. A physician called to her boarding house, 1601 Rhode Island avenue, diagnosed the case as blood poison ing. The girl died in Garfield Hos pital this morning. Besides having no money to ship her daughter's body home, the mother has no funds for her own railroad fare. Mrs. I,. H. Boggs, of the War Camp Community Service branch, at 1408 Pennsylvania avenue, is endeavoring to find some person or persons who will donate the amount needed. Because of the present incident and other cases somewhat similar a meeting of girlwar workers will be called by Mrs. Boggs later in the week for the purpose of creating a fund to be used in the event of simi lar occurrences. From the Business MO DEAD 1 STRANDED "The Forethought " of Business According to the U. S. Dept of Labor ADVERTISING began as an after thought of business, but became the forethought. Just as it was a part of the forethought of war that insured victory, so advertising must become the fore thought of peace to insure prosperity. Advertising Anticipates Advertising Discounts Advertising Compels U. S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR W. B. WILSON, Secretary IIOGER W. II ARSON. Director General, Information nnil Education Scrvlrr E. C. ROGERS, Business Manager The Washington Times for ALL Washington People " Captain Stine is willing to match city. They declare they are not pennant, the reward of the soldiers. D. 0. HIGH SCHOOL When Company F, First regiment, high school cadets, of Central High, inarched onto tho American League field this morning, one of the closest conpetitive drills in years began. The morning and a part of the afternoon were allotted to the com panies from Central, as that school has ten companies this year. The order of drill this morning was: Com panies F. D. M, E. and I. This after noon Companies C, G, and B, of Cen tral; M and E of Business. F of East ern, and L of Western, finished the program. Resumed at 0 a, m., tomorrow, the drill will end about 5 p. m.. and while the judges, Capts. J. B. Saunders and C. P. Johnson and First Lieut. R. N. Chubb, all of the Eleventh cavalry at Fort Myer. compare notes to decide the three winners, the brigade will be formed and marched upon the field for a formal review. Company M, the "War Babies." was the favorite this morning, these are some of the smallest cadets in the brigade, their average height is un der five feet. Company E of Central gave a snappy drill under command of Captain Harry Roper, son of Com missioner Roper. Because of Central's overwhelming victory of last year, other high schools declare they are out for blood. Each captain claims he has tho best company and a hard fight for honors is evident Between the six companies drilling this morning there was little choice, and as the award is to be given for appearance as well ap drill, the smallest have an equal chance with the largest. WOULD REPEAL NEW TAXES. The repeal of the new war taxes is provided in a bill introduced in the Senate todav by Senator Chamberlain of New York. A similar measure was introduced in the House by Congress man Moore of Pennsylvania. PROPOSES "ROOSEVELT CANAL." The name of the Panama Canal would be changed to the Roosevelt canal, as a "lasting memor:al to the former President." under a bill intro duced in the Senate today by Senator Wadsworth of New York. Give to the Salvation Army. Help defeat poverty, hunger, and vice at home. Office Viewpoint AD BEGIN DRILL Brigade his "fighters" against any in the too small to carry off the prize best drilled company of schoolboy The Woman and the Iron Cross Some "Achieve Fame, and Some Have Fame Thrust Upon Them. As the result of an article pub lished in The Times yesterday, a woman of middle age brought this letter to Tho Times today: As I happen to be the woman who wore an iron cross suspend ed not on a chain but on a rib bon around her neck the other day. which seemingly caused a goodly number of stay-at-home patriots to be dumbly amazed, I wish to call your attention to the fact that this "tempest in a tea pot" may be looked at at an en tirely different angle. I quote you: "This woman has strange ideas about adornment." I answer, this woman has strange ideas about many things one of them being that it is permissible to attend strictly to one's own business, a point of view vhich does not seem to have been shared by her fellow men in the elevator that morn ing. About the cross: Had your ob server been just a trifle more ob servant he would have noted above the iron cross two V buttons of the Fifth Liberty loan. The wearer also has a few other buttons entitled to a plac on that same ribbon, buttons of the Third and Fourth Liberty loans. Red Cross buttons, also baby bonds and war savings stamps; but far above and be yond all this, this particular Iron cross was brought back to the wearer by her nearest rela tive within the fighting age. I will not say within the draft age: he did not wait to be draft ed; he volunteered, and went across with the Rainbow divis ion. He fought with the Rainbow division through their entire pe riod of service, and has just re turned (was in New York last week) a mere lad of twenty-two or twenty-three, wearing two wound stripes. This woman who had the nerve to wear an iron cross in public comes of a race whose men have had the nerve to answer "Here" whenever their country called, from the Revolutionary, through the Civil, down to the present World War. And it is women such as she. women who have worked and bought Liberty bonds, and who with breaking hearts but with a smile on their lips have seen their boys go. who have helped to make the iron cross what it ia today a worthless piece of junk. Now. so far as I am concerned, this incident is closed. I shall wear what I choose and wear it when I choose whether it be an iron cross brought to me as a souvenir of his stay in the Uhineland by a loved soldier boy. a Chinese medal of the Boxer war, a hobble skirt. French heeled shoes, or any other fool thing. I concede nothing in" pa triotism to anv living American, anil I am extremely proud of my iron cross. LIVING FLAG' TO BE JOLY 4TH FEATURE One ol the features of the Fourth of Jul celebration on the Washington Monument grounds will be a living American flag made up of 5.000 Dis trict school children, CoL Robert N. lfiivpcr, of the committee in charge of the celebration, announced todaj. After the formation of 1he living flag the word "Victory" will appear in gold on the second and third of tho stripes from the bottom of the flag. The children within the "boundaries'" of the seven letters will throw off red and white cloaks to form the word "Victory." The dimensions of the flag will be 130 by 210 feet. Simultaneously with the appearance of "Victory" Miss Betty Lehmann will unfurl the famous memorial flag in honor of the District bovs who died in the war. the flag which was car ried in the reception parade in honor of the return of the District troops. Othr leatiiic.- for the Fourth of July celebration are being piepared by the committee and will be an nounced as soon as they are finally decided upon. FOR GIRLS WHO DESIGN gowns, blouses, frocks, and picture hats the . Want Ads offer opportunities to convert -ialents jnto ready money, r To conveniently, find such work ' t 3 : ' SEE THE WANT AD PAGES NOW 3 RETURNING D. C. UNITS TO D, IDE HERE District's Overseas,. Men to Come to Capital in Body for Two Days' Celebration. The SOO District soldiers who are returning from France this week, and who are scattered In three different units, will come to Washington at the same time and will be given a pa rade and welcome home reception lasting two days. Isaac Gans. chairman of the citi zens' welcome home committee, to- fday received word from the War De partment that the District troops would be ordered to Washington for the welcome home celebration. As these three units will arrive at different times, the War Department has planned to have them all go to Camp Meade, Md., to wait there until all of the District units have assem bled and then come to Washington. At first It was planned to have the units stop In Washington on their way to camp: This plan was aban doned, and arrangements to have the 800 soldiers here at the same time were made. SOO Troops In Parade. Mr. Gans today is planning to have these 800 soldiers parade in Washing ton. Mr. Gans today received word from Mrs. Major General Kuhn. wife ot the commander of the Seventy-ninth, and Mrs. Larz Anderson, that they wish to assist in making arrange ments for the welcome home recep tion. A letter was also received by Mr. Gans from the War Camp Com-'i munity Service, offering to give a dance and supper. A dance to raise funds for the "welcome home" reception will be given at St. Stephen's parish hall. Fourteenth street, near Irving, northwest, on Wednesday evening by the wives of memoers of the 312th Machine Gun Battalion. Friends of members of the unit are Invited to attend. Refreshments will be sold. Plans are in the hands of Mrs. Sam uel Homer Claiborne, wife -of" Lieu tenant Claiborne, Company A. 312th Machine Gun Battalion. Contributions Urged. "The amount of money contributed." Mr. Gans said today, "will determine how elaborate our reception will be. If the people of Washington are anx ious to hold a large reception and an elaborate one, as 1 am sure they are. then contributions should be sent by them to W. T. Galliher, American Na tional Bank." The District units arrive as follows: One Hundred and Tenth field artillery, Wednesday morning. Newport News. Va.; 104th field signal battalion, Thursday. New York, and the 312th machine gun battalion. Sunday. New port News. Camp Meade is the de mobilization camp for the SOO Wash ington soldiers in the three units. With scores of thoroughbreds primed for the tests of their lives and the War Department actively co-operating with the management to make the undertaking a success, Washington's tenth annual horse show and second annual military and ama teur race meeting will get under way at Arlington Park, across highway bridge, tomorrow afternoon. As a record-breaking crowd is ex pected, tho management has arranged for all street cars leaving the Twelfth street and Pennsylvania avenue sta tion to stop at the entrance to the grounds. The army will be represented ex tensively in the opening day's con test. Big delegations also are com ing from Fort Myer. Camp Humphreys, and Camp Meade. Cavalrymen from Fort Myer will stage the feature of tomorrow's pro cram a fancy bare-back drill. Of ficers of the Eleventh Cavalry have arranged to drive over in a tallyho to witness the drill, which, it is promised, will be a thriller. Arlington's new steeplechase course will be dedicated tomorrow. It is the most unique arrangement of its kind in the country. It starts in the In closure. proceeds over the half-mile track past the grandstand to the field bevond the track, and then comes on to the track again for the finish in front of the grandstand. It is be lieved to be the only steeplechase course in existence that utilizes both the track, the field inclosure by it and the field surrounding it. Six brush jumps are included in the lay-out. The show ring, track, and steeple chase course presented busy scenes today, as the various stables sought to put a final edge on the. horses they will send to the post tomorrow. Miss Marion du Pont's saddle horses. Mar jory Moreland and Echo, showed they are in condition to give a good ac count of themselves, and the same was true of the harness horses shown by her sister. Miss Amy du Pont. Arrow Smith, trained by C. Manley. reeled off a fast five furlongs on the half-mile track. Other horses that were breezed included Dainty Lady. Liberty Lady. Greetings. Manlee. Booth. Wcwoka. Savillc. and Miss McGigglc. General Buchanan's Goldielocks. the Imported jumper. Ben Wyvis. and old Mo. of timber-topping fame, worked ocr the steeplechase course. Barring rain, the track tomorrow will be lightning fast. The racing starts at 5 p. ro. i annum Hnranw I Hill i. 11 ltel 1 JI lWfalJI 1 J I I - E- L- RFCMMmnw TO NAME BOOSTERS SECTION TWO. D UPILS' STRIKE D ROPOSED 10 OUST BRUCE Parents' League Also Considers Picketing Colored Schools If Supt. Is Not Removed. "Fifteen thousand members of the Parents' League will refuse to permit their children to return to school thla fall unless the Board or Education re moves Roscoe C. Bruce, colored as sistant superintendent of-schools. "All the colored schools of the city and the Franklin School, where tha Board of Eudcatlon is housed, will be picketed until the end of the school year. "The proposed one-day strike of all colored school children of Washing ton, including a parade of protest, will be carried out." These arc the salient points in a statement issued today by the Pa rents' League, which for the last sev eral weeks has been requesting the removal of Mr. Bruce on various charges concurred, in by members of the league. In answer to a. request by the Board of Education, that formal charges be filed by the Parents' League the at torneys for the league are preparing a brief to be presented to the board at its meeting Wednesday. Expects Reaoval Soon. "Only If the Board of Education re fuses to grant the petition of th Parents League will the one-day strike, picketing and boycott of the colored schools next fall be followed out." said Charles S. Hill, one of the attorneys for the league, today. "We think the Board of Education is be ginning to realize tha general senti ment among the colored population of Washington against Mr. Bruce, and soon will decide to remove him." The Rev. Dr. Milton J. Waldron. on of the leaders of the Parents' Leagu. announced today that the Bruce case was discussed by the pastors of prac tically every Washington colored church yesterday, and that all com mended the campaign of the-league. Says Colored People Are UttltetL. "Never has there been such a gen eral unanimity of opinion among the colored people of Washington in re gard to public affairs, as in the cam paign against the assistant superin tendent." stated Dr. Waldron. "Th greater portion of the 100.000 colored residents of the District have joined in the appeal for Mr. Bruce's re moval." The first mass meeting of the week, to make further protest to the board, will be held at the Anacosti M. E. Church tonight. The second and third mass meetings will be at the John Wesley Church. Fourteenth and Corcoran streets northwest, and the Hillsdale Colored Methodist Epis copal Church, respectively, tomor row night. Action on the strike and picketing' proposal will be taken at a meeting of the executive committee of the Parents' League tonight, and sub mitted at the mass meetings for final approval. OF STATE EXHIBITS Plans for the permanent, interna tional exposition, in Washington re ceived further Imeptus today when It was announced that the sixty mem bers of the committee wlllmeet In the New Willard Hotel Thursday evening to decide on the personnel of the va rious subcommittees. Col. Robert N. Harper, chairman of the main committee, stated today that the legislative committee which will take up with Congress the question of a site for the exposition will be composed of representatives of the States societies in Washington and two District delegates. The necessity of co-operation 'by all Washington residents in bringinr about the permanent exposition was again urged today by Colonel Harper. "With the location of a permanent international exposition in Washing ton, the National Capital will be as sured of permanent local prosperity." said Colonel Harper. "It Is estimated that 50,000 visitors from all over th United States, as well as from for eign countries, will attend the exposi tion daily. This influex of visitors will aid materially in the continuance of the great strides of progress belnsr made in Washington." ANNOUNCE PRIZE WINNERS IN LASSIE POSTER CONTEST Felix Mahony. chairman of the Pos ter Committee for the Salvation Army drive, today announced. that the com mittee, serving as a jury on the pos ter awards, reported to- him today the names of the successful contestants. First was given to Courtney Allen, the second to Francis Watts, and the third to Alfred Schmidt. A fourth prize was donated later to Herbert Murray. The prizes were given by the young son of Julius Peyser, a member of h executive committee of tho Salvation Army. The jury making the awards was composed of Miss Catherine Critcher. a teacher at tha Corcoran Art Gallery. Marguerite Neuhauser. and Ruth Supther. It was stated at the headquarters of the Salvation Army today that these posters arc the best ever painted i)v Washington artists, and they are now on exhibition at the headquarters, 1414 H street northwcsL About thir ty contested lor the prizes. 1 1 p.