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OHIOANS SEE CANAL COMING International New* Service A possibility of success for the long-dreamed of Lake Erie-to-Ohio Canal within the next year was seen today by members of Con gress advocating the waterway. The Rivers and Harbors Board of Army Engineers, members of Congress were advised, hopes to make a report to Congress within the next few months on feasibility of the Beaver and Mahoning River route. A report on the survey of a route from Struthers in the steel and coal district to Lake Erie is said to be in the hands of the district engineer. It will be re viewed by the Rivers and Harbors Board, possibly with public hear ings. If a favorable report is made before the next session of Con gress adjourns, Ohio members of Congress plan a vigorous effort to obtain appropriations. A law, enacted in 1930, which provides for expenditure of $37,- 000,000 on the Beaver and Ma honing River route as far as Struthers, becomes effective if the Army engineers report favorably upon the project as a whole. Backers of the Lake Erie-to-Ohio River canal through the Youngs town steel district believe that it would intensify industrial develop ment. I GIVE THE Instrument f t FAMILY A iJJHr and private $ | NEW 1937 lessons for | mum lb / , t ' O fi it-i ii l ! wi j, limow I l | | | | the lasting gift w V I RCA VICTOR for the home T & Combinations THIS I | ’WatgMT g I I ffl |GRAND| N J | g | philco i $282 I EV °™ GS | g I 5 29 95 to 5 380 | H| jj I 7FNITU W f RADIOS g Piano Design B I t. 5 750 g The g I iMI ! MMMb I LOW I I P 111 i I BOY I GRUNOW i JsOlOf I RADIOS | Xi IJF g g s l9^to s 2oo S’ With Bench—DELIVERED S’ B fiEgb. , I? 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Just a few weeks after his ap pointment he had his first taste of the excitement he sought when he arrested a crazed man in Green’s Court. The man was armed with an axe and there was a struggle before he was over powered. And soon after that he captured a burglar, armed with a pistol, who had hidden in the ice box of a butcher shop. Still another spectacular cap ture was of an insane man in Logan’s Court, termed by doctors at St. Elizabeth's Hospital as one of the most dangerous they had ever received there. After 33 years thrilling service I he retired, and now resides with i J| WILLIAM F. HOPKINS Mrs. Hopkins at 1203 Quincy St. N. W., where they recently cele brated their thirty-third wedding anniversary. THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1936 2-BUS CRASH SHAKES MANY Scores of persons were shaken up, but none was reported seri ously hurt, when two busses were in a collision today at Twenty-first and K Streets Northwest. Police said that an Arnold-ope rated bus. en route on K Street, was struck by a bus of the Capital Transit Company, which was being operated along Twenty first Street. Both busses, police said, were crowded. The accident occurred shortly before 9 a. m., at the height of the morning rush period. Promoter in Drake Fraud Found Insane CHICAGO, December 1 (1.N.5.). After being told that Oscar M. Hartzell, conceiver of the “Sir Francis Drake Estate” fraud had been declared insane, Federal Judge Phillip M. Sullivan today suspended the indictment and prison sentence of the promoter. Edward J. Hess, attorney for Hartzell, said his client had been transferred from Leavenworth Penitentiary, where he was serv ing a ten-year sentence for mail fraud, to the Government Hospi tal for .defective delinquents at Springfield, Mo. GOLFERS LOSE TREE ALIBI Duffers on the West Potomac Park golf course lost an alibi today when the National Capital Parks Office removed six copper beech trees from their old stance midway on the course. The trees, 20 to 25 feet in height and 8 to 12 inches in diameter, were transferred to Franklin Park. There, far from the realm oi hooks and slices, the trees will furnish homes for squirrels and shade for park-sitters. On the south grounds of the State, War and Navy Building, other additions were made- to Washington’s tree family. They were Southern magnolias of the grandiflora variety and are 15 to 20 feet tall. San Francisco Fire Damage $150,000 SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 (LN. S ).—A spectacular four-alarm fire of undetermined origin blazed through the building materials and machinery exhibit building on lower Market Street early to day, causing $150,000 damage. Hoseman John Maughan nar rowly escaped death when a ladder he was climbing to a third story window slipped and fell to the street. His fall was broken when his foot became entangled in a heavy length of hose. ADMIRAL'S DAUGHTER LAUNCHES SHIP NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (1.N.5.). The new fifteen-million-dollar United States cruiser Brooklyn was launched ceremoniously yesterday before 15,000 spectators. Including Rear Admiral William H. Standley, 3xp 1319-21 F STREET, N. W. Manhattan Shirts Stetson Hats Bostonian Shoes For Every One of Your Daily Activities &t. Albans HICKORY TWIST SUITS A $ 32 50 EXTRA TROUSERS, $5 LT. iV. I f Avlf woIHI pgkJyfltUr- A i -> ' jsrl ? i ?fIQSsK&. \ \ r - ■ £ i ■'- \ WIOBKiUHIr \ 3|||iF — Whether you drive a car, ride a train, or a taxi... whatever you do that means wear and tear —Hickory Twist is woven to take the punishment. Shape retaining and sel dom requires pressing! All carry the Union label—assurance of skilled workmanship! INSPECT THE IMPORTED HIGHLAND MIST OVERCOAT $ 45 We take special pride in presenting this high grade Overcoat... designed and tailored in the English fashion, with all the ear marks of fine Custom tailoring. The fabric, imported from the looms of Great Britain’s finest weavers! Comfort—fashion—quality—value! All Overcoats Carry the Union Label CHARGE IT—3O days, or scatter payments. T«f«pAon« Dhtrict 7000 chief of the Bureau of Naval Op erations, Washington, and Mayor F. H. LaGuardia. America’s newest fighting ship was christened by Miss Kathryn Lackey, of Brooklyn, daughter of Rear Admiral F. R. Lackey, com mandant of the New York Stats Naval Militia. She broke a bottle of domestic champagne across the Brooklyn’s bow just before the ship was sent down the runway to the water.