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A, ."111REST L4I*In 9"~ Mesmunt to sury Urowm sddIr In OsegWashington Tonh, Vadbgm wwo toma first s the retiida t th amlptol tL body of an Anknown who made *mpa eearice an Flades will be interred next Armis ies Day, if plans of the Anerican RAGa arr ed out LUWN WUT WVpNUNY. George 'Washington Poet, No. 1. Ameonam Legion, has set in motion . mabla'y neesessary to make the buwral of as unideatified soldier in the Nation's Capital an accomplished fact. A oommittee. eensisting of E. Les ter Jones. Kenneth A. McRae and J. Deattey Mulford. was appointed with poweg to make appropriate 'recom mandation to the national executive ennittee regarding the interment. The fogowjng recommendation wa-n made to the national executive com mittee: "That the American Legion take im mediate steps to bring from France the body of one of our unknown coin rades, to be buried with appropriate services in. the Capitol building in Washington ba Armistice Day, No vember 11. 192L" Some stime ago there was decided interest manifeeted~ yy legionairos in bringing one of the unknown dead to Arlington Cemetery for burial. No of. Aeal action, however. wag taken to carry out this plan. SUEK CONGURS' AID. "It seems fitting to urge that the Capitol-perhaps the crypt II the Capitol long ago set aside for the burial of George Washington-be now used as the resting place for the body of one of our unknown oomrades." a statement issued by the legion peat reads. OThe seleetion of the Capitol for thie purpose would add dignity and impressiveness for all time to come., as has -nglands burial of her- un known dead in Westminster Abbey. and the burial of the French un known dead in the Arc de Triomphe, abd would command more wide spread attention and interest than the selection of a site in the Na tiona,- Cemetery. It is hoped that Congress wUl approve this sugges tion." WIFE INDICTED BY JURY FOR SLAYING OF MOLVAI Lydia Gertrude Kanode Moilvi was yesterdayindieted by the grand jury for murder in the second degree in con nection with the death April 15 last of her husband, Abdul Hosselm Molavi, twenty-six years old, a Persian an tique dealer, who, it is alleged came to his death by a shot wound inflicted by the cased. The polie reported at the time that the dead body of Melavi was discov ered in his room at 1314 Rhode Island avenue northwest, with a bullet wouad under his left arm. 'At btat the accused told the police that her husband shot himself, but is 4 alleged to have recanted and con fessed that she shot him because he had refused to speak to her for sev eral days. There were ten Indictments for housebreaking and laroeny. HAWKEN I' URGED AS NEW U. S. ATTORNEY Resolutions indorsing the cagdidaey of 8. McComas Hawken for the office of United States Aottorney for - the Distriet of Columbia were unani , no y adopted last night at a meet Ing of the Northwest Suburban Citi sme.S Association, held in the Friend ship Heights public sihool. - IL Ua Derrick, Dr. John W. Chap 0elo, Joseph 1, Tepper and others praised the public service of Mr. Hawken when he was assistant United Statee attorney and bis activi ties as a civic worker. Attention wan called to the fact that he had been a resident of the community for many years and that his rise in the profe. sion of law has been watched with pride by his friends. Emphasis 'was laid on the fact that Mr. Hawken is therousghly equipped for the office by reason of his ability. experience and integrity. POSTMASTERS ORDERED TO OBSERVE FLAG DAY Postmaster General Hays today gnat the following notice concerning Flag Day observance to all postmas-4 term: "very department of the Adminis tination and every etnpioye of the Oevernment has caught the snpirit of the Chief Uxecgttve, whose words and goods are the constant fulfillmnent of the lofty ideal we call Americanism. Mivery earnestly hope that the -pestpffloes throughout the country will observe the purposes of Flag Day en Juane 14, 1921, by the appro gsiate display of the flag and by all other means which the several poet masters may $eens possible." Clark Ordered to London. Senior Surgeon Taliaferro Clark. United States Public Health Service, hap heen ordered to London to attend the scend Ungiish-speaking confer m on "Welfare of Infancy." This conferenes will takd place in London July I. 5 and Y (What's Doing; saa tanes Park sp i m. O~mssethu Leageof the Go 6ue. S Keaa FRA~~S0. MATSON, of The 9tg Ia.. iii, mon" b iew aZ e10p1114. *ta .t- es tues. tes ad pu~er HIGHWAY [SSAYS MUST BE FILED BY 15THOFJUNE Hgh School Pupils in Scholar ship Contest Must Send Pa pers to Willard Building. High school pupils of the District of Columbia, who are writing essays in the "Good Roads and Highway Transport" national essay contest. should submit. their essays to the Highway and Transport Education ommittee, Willard building. according to announcement yesterday. These essays will be considered with ,1 others written throughout the na tion in the award of the four years iniversity scholarship offered by H. . Firestone. Akron, Ohio, a member af this committee. In awarding the scholarship, only the best essay from each Ptate and the District of Columbia will be con sidered by the national committee. which to to be appointed by the Uni Led States Commissioner of Educa Lion. In the majority of the States, the State superintendent is naming a :ommittee to choose the best essay from his State. By this process of 0limination. it is said, it is planned to weed out the poorer essays in order ot to burden the national committee. Thousands of inquiries from pupils. eachers and parents have been re -ived here since the announcement )f the contest early in April, it was isid yesterday. In view of the fact lat District schools are closing soon. was decided to have all essays sent firectly to the committee, which will ,&me competent persons to choose be best one from the District. Essays should be brought to the cmmittee or mailed not later than une 15, ;nen the contest elodse. LOCAL IRISH TO PROTEST SIMS "JACKASS" SPEECH Resolutions of protestation against :he speech of Admiral Sims in Lon Ion Tuesday in which he character sed Irish-Americans as "jackasses," will be formally presented to the Sen it*. House of Representatives. See -etary ofethe Navy and President larding by the Abraham Lincoln Touncil of the American Association or the Recognition of the Irish Re ublic. Tfils action was decided upon Thurs ay night at a meeting of the council eld at 1731 I street northwest. An Irew I. Hickey. John E. Tynan and Fames Rea were appointed to draw p the resolutions. "Adntiral SIms' speech is a down ight Insult to every American. be se of Irish lineage or not,' declared dr. Hickey. )ISABLED SOLDIERS GRIEVE OVER GALBRAITH'S DEATH James W. Mellon, commander of the Cational Disabled Soldiers' League. nc., today ment the following tele rram to the national headquarters of he American Legion at Indianap lis: "It is with much sorrow and deep egret that we share the news of the leath of Colonel Gaibraith. As di. ibled soldiers we wrish to show our ieartfelt sympathy for the death of ne we felt to be a most esteemed riend and a strong advocate to our sause. May his soul and the souls mf the faithful depart with the mercy mf God' and rest in peace." rELEPJIONE OPERATING 20S LEAP,REPORT SHOWS The 'nperating income of sixty ight telephone companies during .farch amounted to 39,290,502, an in 'rease of $3.005,366. or 37.5 per cent. ver the income for March. 1920, the [nterstate Commerce Commission an ounced today. Telephone operating revenues for the monthi amounted to $44,334,104, an increase of $4,446,043, or 11.1 per cent. )ver March, 1920. while telephone Ipe rating expenses 'amounted to $32, )69,432, an inErease, of $2,141,313, or 1. per cent. ovey March. 2920. Band Concert Canceled. The concert -announced for Tuesday light, at the reservation at Sixteenth treet and Columbia road northwest. by the United Etates Marine Band had been canceled. Instead, the band rill play at the east front of the apitol. SWhere; When TOMORBOW. mse..Was v. cleveland hinea assaa ege : p. m. pesiy U a. m.* MsciagPadaaie A. Puas.e oent. Amag. mun Asseitianfor the ltegnitinaofe the Irish Repubite. Glossa Hal., 56 street ,etiwst, I p. mn Meein-Padrate HI. PEars. Braneof the rieads .f Irish Piemi. 430G strest useh men. S p. an WifORE Francse 0. Maton Named Depuy Commisoner In Treasury Oeprtennt. ranes 0. Matson, of the editorial staff of The Washington Thmes. today assumed the offie of deputy oomepih slonar of Internal Revenue. He was sworn in yesterday afternoon in the presence of several friends at the Treasury- Department. Mr. Matson in bis new office will have charge of the divisions of information, supplies and equipment, tobacco, oleomargarine and miscellaneous taxes. Mr. Matson has been connected with The Time. for more than two years, and during that time has written ex tensively on tax matters and Con gressoal legislatien. Since the b. ginn of the extra session of Con grese he has been writing the pro ceedings of the House of Represent& tiveS. Coming to Washington in 1919 as compiler of the Congressional Directory, Mr. Matson joined the staff of The Times. During the last Pres idential campaign, he obtained leave of absence and joined the publicity staff of the Republican Congressional Committee nnder Scott C. Bone, former managing editor of the Wash' ington Post and editor of the Wash ington Herald. Mr. Matson was born in Ogden. Utah and is twenty-eight years old. He began his newspaper work on the San Francisco Examiner in 1911. He was at one time city editor and later managing editor of the Salt Lake Harald, and has been connected with the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Call, Los Angeles Examiner, Salt Lake Tribune, Salt lAke Tele gram, and Chicago Herald-zaminer. Mr. Matson succeeds M. A. Cram. MARYLAND TOWN LIFTS SUNDAY BASEBALL BAN CUMBERLAND, Ma., June 11. While Mayor Thomas W. Koon noti fied Nelson W. Ruseler that no more commercialised Sunday ball would be permitted at South End Park. permission was granted the Amer loan Legion team to play the nine of Piedmont, W. Va., there tomorrow but there will be no police protection. it having been promised that the game will be orderly and that no ad mission will be charged. Orderly amateur gas may be played in the city limits on Sunday, the Mayor stated. FIRST WOMAN TAKEN IN NEW GAMBLING CRUSADE The first woman to be arrested in the present crusade against gambling is Mrs. Katherine Jennings, thirty eight years old. 0T9 H street north east, who is alleged to have permitted "stud" poker to be played at her home. She forfeited $60 coUateral at Po lice Court this morning. When Sergeants Burke and Poland., of the Ninth precinct.raided the home about 4 o'clock Whis morning they said they found the game going on full blast. GOOD'S RESIGNATION IS ACCEPTED BY THE HOUSE I Following tributes to him by Con grossman Frank Mondell. Republican floor leaders and others of his col leagues, the resignation of Congress man James Good. Iowa. was accepted' today by the House. Congaessman Good, was chairman of the Appropriations committee. His place will be taken by Congressman Davis, Republican, Minnesota. He was presented with a handsome silver set by his colleagues. NEW DRY LAW RULING AFFECTS AUTO OWNERS Confiscation of automobiles seised in the illegal transportation of in toxicants is forbidden when their owners prove they were innocent of their use in violation of the Volstead Prohibition enforcement act, under the provisions of a bill sponsored by Senator Dial, Democrat, of South Carolina. and passed by the Senate yesterday without a record vote. To Preside Over Alumnae. 'Mrs. Frank G. Wilkips, of the Con gressional Apartments,' has returned to Mt. Holyoke College. South H adley., Mass., for the eighty-fourth celebra tion. Mrs. Wilkins, who is president or the National Alumnae Association, will preside at all the alumnae meet Ings, including the forum Baturday morning, the business meeting at 2 in the afternoon and the alumnae luncheon Monday at 1 o'clock. Foreign Born Figures Out. The total foreign-born population of Baltimore is 83,911, the Census Bureau announced today. The largest proportion of the foreign bern popula tion is Russian. There are 23,202 ini habitants of Baltimore of Russian birth. 17,461 of German birth. 11,109 of Polish birth, 7,911 of Italian birth and 6,074 of Irish birth. Courts In Hawaii Given Power. A bill extending to the territorial courts of Hawaii jurisdiction over all offenses committed under the Volstead prohibition enforcement act wras passed by the Senate yes terday without a record vote. The 1.111 was sponsored by Senator' Nel son, Republican, of Minnesota. chair man of the Senate Judliciary Coin aittee, Italians Lead in New Orleans. The foreign-born population of Nfe Ofteans is 25.992, the Census Burdse announced today. The great est' ,iamber of inhabitants of for eign birth in New Orleans are as fodbes: talian, .7,3; German. 3, 4ie: French, 2,823; Irish, 1,584; Rue asan, 1.3. Horse Kicks Woman. While trying to quiet a horse, wrhich ,an away frota her near her home yesterday morning. Mrs. R. L. Man ning, twenty-three years old, 666 Liv ingaton street southeast, was kiekbd unconscioue, She was bruised ?b9ut the kneeS. A shyselan in the uetih borhood wh, treated her saM her e 4ssaam en me se..... TWO -SETS C OF NE Congresman Arthur N. Free, rst term in the House, made one of that body that no other memix including two sets of twins. He cc CAT AND KIlENS CAUSE 'QUAKE IN RANDLE HIGHLANDS Captain Mitchell's Feline Me nagerie Scratch Sulphur That Starts Blast. Solved? Cap. J. Walter Mitchell, whose prt *ato earthquake shocked the neigh Lors and rocked the neighborhood of Randle Highlands a few days ago. has unpovered the cause of the blast which he alone recorded. The ol 'ank o' 'air wan the clue that turned up the answer to the mystery. Cap'n Mitchell noticed last night that his prize cat and her kittens I ad all - suffered singed coats. Thin r'orning when the cat family started Cr. its daily tour of the neighborhood. the Cap'n trailed 'erc and discovered ttat they made their prowling head quarters near an old sulphur well The Cap'n caught the odor of gas ris Ing from the well. The kittens were busy sharpening their claws on a 1-ises of flint rock. Sparks. Voila' So - despite the faet that the Weather Bureau. Georgetown Univer sity and the Naval Observa.tory stuck up their aristocratic, or bureaucratic. noses at the report of the earthquake that rocked even the Cap'n's eellar. the Cap'n declares he knows an earth duake when he sees it, even if it's a as explosion. The Cap'a will hereafter see that his kittens wear rubber gloves. GEORGETOWN ALUMNI WILL MEET TONIGHT The annual meeting of the alumal association of Georgetown University will be held this evening at 7:36 o'clock at the Hilltop, preparatory to the opening of the commencement ex ercises tomorrow morning. John G. Agar, of New York, the presfdent, will preside, and new officer, for the comn ing year are to be elected. The commencement exercises will open tomorrew mouning with the bac celaureate sermon at 16:30 o'Clock, in Dalgren chapel. The Rev. Francis X. Delasy, 3. 3., head of the Jesuits in Jamaica, will preach to the assembled graduating classes. Alumni and graduates will form a proceesion at 10:15 o'clock in the "walks" and march to the chapeL. Iater in the afternoon there will be a meeting of the board of regents, followed by a reception at 7:30 o'clock by President John B. Cree den and the faculties. Singing of col lege songs in the quadrangle will close the first evening. TOM MOORE FOR BREACH IN MOVIE CONTRACT The Austin Company, engineers and builders of Philadelphia today filed suit against Tomn Moore for $14,574..77 damages for alleged breach of con tract 'lie plaintiff, represented by Attor neys Palmer, Davis & Seott and John 3. Laskey, alleges that they entered into a contract with the defendant May 20, 1020, for the construction at Fourteenth street and Park road northwest, of the Parkway Theater Company and that Moore iri a letter addressed to plaintiff corporation guaranteed all obligations incident to this enterprise. Thb Philadelphia engineers aver that defendant canceled the contract June 21. 1020, compelling then te dis continue operations and causing them the asnount of damage they claim. To Examine Officers. An army board will convene here Tuesday. under senior Surgeon (1. V. Magruder. Unit" States Publie Realth service, to cx * me regular army offi cers to detemi. : heir fitness for pro metiea, it was aaneusi this asorn ag=.. IF TWiNSIS W CONGRES of California, who is merving his record before becoming a member ir can claim-he has e children, mos from the prune district of his BILL COMPEWNG ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL IN SENATE Capper Introduoes Measure Af fecting Children From 7 to 16 Years of Age. A compulsory school attendamee bill was introduced by Senator Capper. who recently conducted an Inquiry into the needs of the public sbhool system in Waahlngtos, in the Senate today. The bUl provden for the eampul sory attendance of all children be tween the ages of seven and sixteen years. with the provision that chil dren fourteen years of age who have completed the eighth grade course of study. "may be excused by the super Intendent of schools from further at tendance. provided the child is actu ally, legally. and regularly employed." The measure also provides for the taking of a school census of the Dis trict before the close of the present calendar year. making it a niude meanor on the part of parents or guardians to withhold the names of children from this census. The department of school attend ance apd work permits is created in this bilL placing the enforcement of the child labor act in the District in the hands of this body. The juvenile court is given jurisdiction in all cases arising under the act. MILLER WON'T SEEK U. S. ATTORNEY POST Robert L Miller, president of the Harding and Coolidge Republican League No. 1, whose appointment as United States Attorney for the Dis trict of Columbia, has been urged by many friends, announced yesterday that he is not a candidate for the posi tion, and would be unable to accept it even if tendered him. "White I apprecia-te the efforts made by my friends who have been urging my appointment as District Attorney, I wish to state that I am not a candidate for the position, and cotild not accept It if It were tender ed me because my business interests and law practice require my entire time." DOOS ATTACK WOMAN AND BOY ABOUTt LEOS Two pers'onls were bitten by dlogs in the District yesterday evening. Mrs. Julia Knight, 49 Hanover street northwest, complained that she was bitten on the right ankle as she was passing through the alley in'the rear of her bomne. She wasn not seri ously injured. Ten-year-Old Howard 3. Esogn, 4402 Kane place northeast, was bit ten on the leg as he was playing in the rear of his home. He was slight ly injured and was treated by a phy sician in the neighborhood. To Show Idaho Movies. The auditorium of the new Interior Building on F street, near Seven teenth. will be open to the public for the exhibition of' the moving piotnres o.f the Snake River Valley, in Idaho, en Monday, at 4:30 o'clock. A special invitation to members of Congress has been Issued by Conlgreslman Ad otron T. gmith of Idatio, in whose dis trict the views were taken. Take Promotion Exams. Past Assistant Surgeons Liston Pains, L. E. Hooper, and 3. W. Sentt. and Assistant Surgeons A. A. Gior dano, M. V. Eiegler. and 3. 3. Farris, all of the United States Public Health ServiCe, were today ordered to report to Assistant Surgeon General c. C. Pierce, chairman of the prmosa examination beard, in this esty, Weg. rHE PROU SMAN FR M St, go far w he knows, the family. In the photograph are, Gerald Mon Free, born Febr Robert George Free, born July 9, PREBMnrr PRO"RA 9:3 m mo-Dr. 3leslas Mur may Butler. 1M10 a. ,-pagresa 7mA dol of Wyemlng. 1015 a. m-Mr. Em 10:30 a. k-atonal tommak teemaa she1ey. et Arkansas, 10:45 a. .-National CAmnow teemss Ke.y of Whshtagtom. 11 4. m.-Kr. Kearney ad delegation of Lousisana RepubU6 can Club. 1245 p. mLn-GNerai Roberts, Cteeala Cirardi, and Kr. laker. of tb Aete Geb of 4t. Dr. 2 H. Ruaabreebe, president of te Baptist board, 4ad Wlmass U~pp hard. William Roberto. former lord mayor ot Cardiff. Raspm .ree of California to present box of California predanta Mrs. Kath rims Clmen Gmld and party of three. Cengrewsman Wood yard Mad 200 West Virginia . Rhool * Psi Maer and son. 3 P. p. -Oslt with W. G. Ren derson and Presbrey. MD. ALUMNI TO ASK FUNDS FOR ALMA MATER University Has rown So Rap idly That Three Millions WiU Be Sought From Stats. COLLEGE PARK, Md.. June IL So rapidly is the University of Mary land growing that the eoMing legis lature will be asked to appropriate 82.735.000 for permanent Improve meets- and $666,476 for maintenance of the State edwcational institution. This Information wan given the unlversity's alumai association at Its annual meettng yesterday by Dr. A. F. Woods, president of the university. Doctor Wood. said the State had given nothing to the schools of medi cine. dentistrr,. pharmacy and law for permanent Improveteents, and that the university would ask for money for a nurses' borne and hos pital and for laboratories and special equipment. He declared the State should - in crease the present appropriation es SU3,500 for maintnanee of the medy Cal school to $100,000 a year, an. give the hospital $25.000 a year aind 610,000 caSh to the maneols of dentis try and pharmacy. 'We are providng well for the students we already have, but last fall were compelled to turn away a great many who wanted to coe here to get their edeation," eon tiflued Doctor Woods. "Two new dormitories we are building this summer wim enable us to take care of a few more students ngxt fan, but the State must provide for a growth in the student body at Col lege Park of 1.000 students within the next four years." The following officer. of the alumani association wore elected: Presadent, Millard E. Tydings, '10; vice prest Ebut. John N. Mackall, 'e4 and treasurer. N. C. Byrd, '03. BAND (3ONOERT ToDAY AT I P. MAT TRE BT THU Mareot'ear tor AOUtU S r t''hoses Grand scee from U m an e~ah"....0 mat s BOAST CALIFORNIA 191. 'C-Z Antheon no ot twins in hi left to right: Geraldine Floy sad r7 4. 1911; Hqrbot Wihion pad HRE LADDIE Gt IS TIMES' BIKE AFER TWO DAYS' EFFORT1 Anthony Waring Bays He Wl Use It to Reduce His Weight. PrIvete Anthmy X. Werdg. of We. 7I nglue Company. District Pire Do partent today received a $0 Ran ger bicycle from The Washington ,Times in return for thirty-Ae new yearly subscribers. He is the first adult particIpating in the $0.000 Bicycle Contest to ro osve a wheel, and said this was an additional honor of which he was proud. "It took me only two asy to get the subesribers," said the handsom, genial Greman after he selected his bicycle from among the big ameort mont at 1222 F street northwest. "I called on My friends and neighbors while I was off duty and they read ily agreed to subscribe to The Wash ington Times for a year and paid me the Art month's cost in advance. I am nimnensely grateful to my friends for helping me put this deal over so quickly, because It is getting hot, I weigh 220 pounds and I wanted the bicycle in order to reduce my wetgbt. There In nothing like a bicycle for that. because it affords you pleasure while you are redeing. Then again. this bicycle will enable me to ride to and from work and also to ride around and further familiartse my self with the Are boxes and fire plugs in our dIstrict. Every fireman ought to have a bicycle, and The Washing ton Times has made it awfully easy for them to get one. "The work of getting thirtf4tVe new yearly subecriber's is simple, easy and pleasant, and I cannot imagine any one failing to get a bicyele after en relling in the contest." Private Wernig has been en the fire department eight years. Before becoming a fire laddie he served a year on the poliee force. Fife Chief Watson said it was proper for Private Wernig to receive the bicycle because the fireman had gotten the subscribers while off duty. LONGOWORTH HAS BILL TO BALK NEW P. O. RATES Memo for the business manager: Congressman Longworth of Obio today Introduced a bill to postpone the increase in the rates of postage, effective .July 1 on publications en tered as second class matter under clause four of Subdivision B. Section 1101 et the Revenue act of 131?, and to provide for an investigation of postal costs and postal rates on pub lications entered as second elas matter. MOUNT WEATHER URGED FOR VET REHABiLITATION Henry K. Sush-Brown. 1729 K street northwest, representing a group of Washington citizens, ap peared before the House Committee on Agriculture yesterday in support of a bill introdaeed by Congrenan B. Walton Moote bf VirginMi to allow the use of Mount Weither for the rehabilitation of former service men. The bill would permit the Soldiers' Institute, Inc., to occupy the Govern ment property at Biuemnont, Va., known as M.'unt Weather, in connec tion with its work for the care, eduea tion and rehabilitation of soldiers, sailors, and marines in the late war. No artion was taken 'by the coma mittee. Plague Surgeon Returning. Past Assistant Surgeon ('. W. Cha pin, United States Public Health Ser, ice, who ha. been Investigating ba bornie plage conditions in Texas, was today ordered to return to Washing tea. We will be assigned to duty at te. hy-ena. lehrnnva Now i Mamber SasT~iAarn Showid So teabshi for Ditiot Rayy* etfre th.boatig . Vs esfpleted Commissioner Eits proehise4 the *smittee that 'the oe of a fare reduction would brought wp next Thursday at the 1weetlng of the Publie Utilities Cu..isoam. Tb sminidsa's policy of setting a fare that would yield a eomblned fair return to both esmpanies wag astsmed. Csmmlosa r KAI& do ftdlng the eommission, said the commission was entirely within the law. lf we were violateg the law I -old -Restnl' interjected Cogroesaa Kuns. "No. get fired" quiehy replied K~ts. The question of service rendere4 by the railway companies was dia. esased. Kuts was askod about seer refusals to Increase servioe when pe titioned by the public. "I'he conmission has set standards for service for Washington, which standards are as high as any in the county." Kuts Aid. "It is our pei lcy to refuse any requests for sere lee beyond the established standard." KETM OFOSUS TWO PA3M, During tbe Learing Congreasso Kams declared the solation of the raB way problem Is to establish two fares and let one company go Into bak ruptcy if it could not afotd to aper ate. "This v. culd bring &a early merger." said Kuas. Commissioner Knox deelared two fares would be unjust to the public. Last night's heartag was called as a result of charges made before the committee yesterday morning by Wilnam K.K Clayton that the Public Utilities Commisiomers were -not en forcing the public utilities law. 169 ARE GIVEN DEGREES AT HOWAR UNIVERSITY One hundred aM sixty-nine de grees In courses were conferred upon students by Dr. J. Staaley Derhee. President of the Howard University, at the fifty-second annual eommeneo ment exercises yeterday. The han erary degree of doctor of se1 was eosferred upon Dr. Charles Bentley, of Chicago, UL. Tbi exercises were preceded by the -endegae prosin, whinb started from the steps of the Howard Uni wevufty Carnegie Library at 4 Veloek. led by the R. 0. T. C. band, which played the profeenad march; Dr. Durkee. Dr. Emmett . Scott and trustees, deans, professers. enmbers ad the various academia and pro omadonal faculties and graduates aeat and alumni following in ite. The invocation by the 3,ev. Jason Noble Pierce. of the First Coagrega tioamI Church, began the enerelsea and was followed by an overture by the R. 0. T. C. Band, after which Wiesam H. Lewis, of Boston, Mass.. former Assistant Attorney General of the United States, delivered the emmeenoomeat address. choosing as hig subject "A Plea for the Reign of the Aw." FOUR JOY RIDERS GIVEN 3 YEARS BY D. C. COURT Tru to 'is word to severely pus. Is joy riders, Justice Siddons. pre sidtg in Criminal Court No. 1, yesterday sentenced Alphonso Thomas, William I. Noel and Frank Noel, colored, to three years each In the penitentiary. The . acnsed took a taxicab April 25 last without the owner's permIssion. They pleaded guilty. Paul O'Nell, a young white man, resolved also a sentence of three years for Joy riding. Sophronia Bell was sentenced to three years In the penitentiary for robbery in connection with taking $341 from Thomas McNamara Do comber 26 last. She pleaded guilty. NEWFIELD IS APPOINTED ASST. HEALTH OFFICER Capt. Lewis A. Newfield. of the Army Medical Corps, yesterday after noon was appointed Assistant District D'ealth Officer. succeeding Dr. John H. Norris. who resigned *o go with the United States Public Health Service. Captain Newfield is attached to the Second Battalion of the Nineteenth I-'ild Artillery at Tobyhanna. Pa. He Is thirty-two years old. Dr. Herbert E. Martyn, of 1323 Maesacbusetts avenue northwest, yes torday was appointed deputy coroner by the DistrIct Commissioners. He w~ill continue his private practice. 0. W. U. COMMENCEMENT HAS THigEE EVENTS A DAY George Washington University stu dents are holding three events today in connection with their celebration of comn encement week. Gamm Eta. ehapter of Delta Tau Delta fraternity is holding a joint meeting witty the National Dolt Club. Sigmna Phi Epeilon will give a grad uate smoker and Phi Sigmna 1hill give a luncheon at Wardsmaa Park Hotel. Kappa Sigma Arill hold 6 maanorial service tomorrow at the Chiurca of the Covenant. Phi Alpha will give a graduate smoker and buffet supper and Phi Sigma will glue a river trip. A Vacation Tr Wet? Send et It ineludes Denver. Ceerado s ri a s, StwLtoe Par.Le Angeles. Sata Bar brSan Franelsee, Park. Seattle. Vie-. telia an aeseuver, the Canadian Pnoekied with Gt~a Otser lb Party tiil be limited to about Ii peo pie. travettag in our own Special Pivate Car. Every detail arranged in advance whaont eioet reu noa than if you went alone.