Frederick News Post, February 21, 1935

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Frederick News-Post (Newspaper) - February 21, 1935, Frederick, Maryland Woathof Today ooUtr. Yttltrday il; Lov. Vol. 62. ASSOCIATED HUMS Goorf Morning It Menu that UM foreign countrte wUllnf to do anything within reuon about their war pay them. FREDERICK., MD., THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 21, 1936. EIGHT rAGES TODAY COURT DECIDES CONTEST OVER GRINDER WILL Held The Deceased Did Hot Die Intestate AA To City Property. II I N In an opinion filed Wednesday, tha Frederick County Circuit Court de- cided that Margaret L. Grinder, lato of thia city, did not die intestate- aa to her home property at 111 East Church street, despite the fact that In her will, the testatrix made pro- for the disposition of the prop- erty and said it was located on Bast Third street. effect of the opinion is to de- ny absolute title to the East Church atreet property to Mrs. Viola. A. Knill, wife of Reefer Knill, Howard county, who claimed in a petition In equity court that Miss Grinder died intes- tate as to the property in question. Mrs. Knill said that since she was the only surviving heir at law, she entitled to title to the East Church street property. However, according to the opinion, the prop- erty in question a part of the residuary estate of the lata Miss Grinder. court decreed that "the words 'my house on Third street, Frederick, and the words 'my said home on Third contained Jn the paragraph of the will quoted in the opinion in both Instances refer to and mean the home of the testa- trix; located at 111 East Church street and the words 'said residue' in the came paragraph includes said home property." Ths court directed costs of the cose to be paid out of the estate. Residuary legatees of Miss Grinder. who were defendants in the action instituted by Mrs. for construc- tion of the win. were" St. Joseph's Catholic church, Buckeystown, and Rev. M. J. Finnerty, pastor; Miss Regina -Knffi, infant, and Rev. John J. Donlan. pastor of St. John's Catiio'.Ic church, Frederick. In an agreed statement of facts. the court was asked to construe a of the will, walch reads "All the rest and residue of my es- tate, with the exception of my home on Third street. Frederick dry. Mary- land, to be converted into cash and invested by my said executors, and the proceeds arising therefrom to- gether with the income from my said home on Third street to be paid to my two siste.-s, Tolie Grinder and Hacked, or the survivor of STERILIZATION MEASURE TO DE OFFERED SOON County Delegate Will Pre sent Bill At Bequest Of Local Group. them during their lives, or the life of the survivor, and then to my niece, Viola Hackefct fnow Mrs, for and during her life; and after the death of my saM sisters and niece, I give, devise and beqaeaih said resi- due as follows. Issues At Stake. The court was asked to determine the following questions: "As to whether the said Margaret L. Grinder dted intestate as to the dwelling property on East Church street. A sterilization law for Maryland, which would be used only In institu- tional cases will be Introduced this week in the House of-Delegates by the Frederick county delegation. The measure, it is understood will be of- fered at the request of a group of socially-minded representatives of social and civic organizations of the city and county. The bill would provide for the es- tablishment of a State Board of Eu- genics to supervise the law and would grant the right of appeal to state courts. According to its sponsors, It would have the following effects: Prevents parenthood but is not a birth Control method; does not un- sex the patient; is a protection to the Individual and society and carries no stigma; permits patients to re- turn to their homes who would other- wise be confined, thus preventing breaking up of families; avoids chil- dren being born to be brought up mentally diseased and deficient; takes a great burden off the taxpayers, and is a practical and necessary step to prevent racial deterioration. Board's Personnel. The State Board of Eugenics, ac- cording to the bill, would be compos- ed of the Director of Welfare, the Director of the State Department of Health and the president of the Medi- cal and Chlrurgical Faculty of Mary- land, any two of whom might act as the board. The mfmbers would serve without compensation and the re- cords of the board, it is provided, would be part of the work of the State Department of Health. It would be the duty of the board to pass on applications for eugenic sterilization and keep a record of them. Whenever a superintendent or director of any state mental dis- ease hospital, institutions for the care of mentally deficient or the head of any state prison, etc. would be of the opinion that it would be for the best interests of the patient and of society that any inmate should be sterilized, he would submit to the; Eugenics Board recommendation for operation. Under the bill he would first be required to submit a petition stating the- facts of case, which must be served on the inmate, as well as the Inmate's guardian or com- mittee. Following notice, required by the act, the Board of Eugenics would hear the petition and all evidence. It could deny the petition or approve it and order the superintendent, warden, etc. to with the operation. From any Border entered by the Eugenics Board, there would be the right of appeal to the Circuit Court in the county in which the institution is located or the Circuit Court in the county in which the inmate formerly resided. On such an appeal, the ARMED BANDIT MAY BE PUT TO DEATH Jamef Trout, 25, Indianapolis, Flnt To Stand Trial Voder New Kentucky Law. By The Associated Louisville, Ky., Feb. A bandit who refused to compromise on a. life term, holding out for 10 years, faced the electric chair tonight for a robbery here December 10. Junes Trout, 25, Indianapolis, was condemned to death by a jury today the first doomed under a, new statute providing death for armed robbery The trial only lasted 11 hours. Three employes of a flour-milling company Identified Trout as an arm- ed man who participated in a hold- up of the firm's offices. 'As to whether the saM Margaret' Circuit Court could consider the re- L. Grinder erroneously descried her I proceedings before the home property as being on Third i Eugenics Board, together.with such street, when. In fact, it was on East Church street and whether the loca- tion of the property, after referring to it as her home, when she only had one home property in Frederick, can be treated as surplusage." the said Margaret L. Grinder died intestate as to said property, to whom does it belong, the hetrs at law of the said deceased or the residuary devisees in her The court said: "The real Question to be determined by the court 5s whether or not the testatrix died in- testate as to the real estate therein described by her as 'my home an Third street. Frederick city. Mary- land' by reason of the fact that the only real property she owned in Fred- erick city ai the time of her death was her home, situated on East Church street. Court Cites Kales. The court then cited general rules applying to the construction of wins as cited in a nun decisions and said: "In my opinion, this is a charac- teristic case within the above ru> the description, 'my home oa Third street. Frederick ci'.y. Mary- land.' so far it Is false, that "is Third street' applies to no sub- ject at ail, will be rejected and wiH not TitJaSe the devise since tie part of the description which is true, 'my home. Frederick city. Maryland.' ap- plies to one subject only, and when read in the light of the cireum- staaoes surrounding the testatrix de- scribes the property with sufficient certainty to identify it: and when taken Jn connection with the rest of the sentence cpoted 5n the aforego- ing opinion, to make !t a part of She residuary esUle. the final disposition of which, after the death of'the ben- eficiaries for life, is not before the court for construction in these pro- ceedings. The sane rale of construc- tion applies to UM words 'my said home on Third street.' occurring fur- ther on in the same paragraph of the will Therefore, the testatrix did not die intestate as to the said home property, by reason of the fact that her will states thai Jt was on Third street instead of its true location on] Church street." Jacob Rohrback was attorney for i Mrs. Knill. B B. Rasenstock, this city, and Calvin and McCourt. Balti- more, were attorneys for Uie resid- uary legatees. other evidence as would be deemed proper. The law would also provide for a further appeal to the Court of Appeals. During such action, pro- ceedings in regard to sterilization would be staved. Superintendents, wardens, etc. would not be liable civil- ly or criminally for such action as they might take. It is understood that the bill is modeled after a similar statute now ir. force in Virginia. Proponents of the measure say that more than half of the states now hare such laws. POLICE BILL PASSED Increases MontgoBMry Force To 31 Members. Annapolis, Md. Feb. bill placing the Montgomery County po- lice force under the merit system cleared the last hurdle of legislative channels Tuesday when the Senate concurred in a Bouse amendment. The measure goes to the Governor for his approval. Senator Stedman Prescott Introduc- ed the measure which increases the force to 30. It made rapid progress through the Senate as well as the House, although the latter amend- ed it by reducing the salaries the police chief to of HOTEL MANAGEMENT IS SPEAKER'S THEME Manager Of Atnbasador, Washington, Guest Speaker At Weekly Lunch- eon Of Botary Club. An Interesting hotel talk, including experiences with various types of patrons, by Russell A. Conn, man- ager of the Ambassador Hotel, Wash- ington, D. C., featured the weekly meeting and luncheon of the Rotary Club at the Francis Scott Key Hotel Wednesday noon. Paul' I. Payne, president, singing was led by R. Ames Hendrickson. Announcement was made that the club had been invited to attend an icter-city meeting of Rotary Clubs at Alexander Hotel, Hagerstown, Wed- nesday, February 27 and that about persons from various states in- terested in the Oxford movement in religion will hold a three-day meet- ing, beginning today and continuing until Sunday evening, at the local hotel. The meeting will be" in the form of a house party. Mr. Ccnn said the hotel is a large subject with many details. He point- ed out the advertising value of a wall- kept hotel to any city and added that ss the trade of a hotel is made up largely of tourist traffic it is therefore a real asset to any community. The speaker then related some very in- cresting experiences with differnt types of patrons and explained that a successful hotel manager must pos- sess the faculty of making the best of emergency situations and dealing with different types of cutsomers to a manner that will bring about the cest results. He' stated that service, eQciency economy, hospitality and courtesy are necessary factors in the management of any hotel and that varied experiences keeps the manager elert and he becomes very fond of his Job. Mr. Conn described that a modern hotel is a city within itself snd that it is not necessary for its patrons to go beyond Its doors for any practical want. Speaking of the Ambassador Hotel of which he is manager Mr. Conn ttated that approximately per- sons visit its lobby each day and that about 100 checks per day, involving more than annually are cashed, and about per month goes the way of bad checks. The speaker paid tribute to the manage- ment of the Francis Scott Key Hotel. The visitors were J. D. Blackwell. Towson, Md.. Roger B. Wolfe, and M. J. Crdghan, the latter proprietor of Hotel Frederick. 225 GUESTS AT K, T, RECEPTION LAST EVENING Grand Commander A. E. B. Jones Among Officials Entertained Here. About 225 persons, including guests, attended a delightful "Ladies Night" event by Jacques DeMolay Com- mandery No. 4, Knights Templar at the Masonic Temple Wednesday night. The event included entertain- ment, dancing and refreshments and planned by a committee, com- posed by o. Cyril Klein, chairman; Clifford E. Yinger, Raymond H. Bus- sard, Joseph 8. Stephens, and Lin- coln D. Engelbrecht. Right Eminent Grand Commander of Knights Templar of Maryland, Al- fred E. B. Jones and Mrs. Jones, Bal- timore, and representatives of Gettys- burg Commandery, No. 7; Brightwood Commandery, No. 6, Washington; Orient Commandery, No. 5, Washing- ton; Palestine Commandery, No. 2. Martinsburg; Beauseant Comman- dery, No. 8, Baltimore; St. Bernard Commandery, No. 9, Hagerstown and others were present. The Sir Knights and their ladies were welcomed by Marion Stull Miller, commander of Jacques deMolay Commandery, who referred to the pleasure of greeting the visitors and guests. At the con- clusion of his remarks a grand march was held followed by entertainment by professional entertainers from Washington. Refreshments were served at intermission followed by dancing, another appearance of the entertainers and concluding with dancing. Music was furnished by Stephens' orchestra. The entertain- ers were Fred East and Raymond and Miss Mary Eller, the latter a dancer of Washington. Decorations were in black and white, colors of tha order. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. B. Jones, Alfred S. B. Jones, Jr_ Dr. and Mrs. Sdward P. Thomas. Rev. Dr. and Mrs. G. Ellis Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Wil- liam O. Kolb, Mr. and Mrs. Paul S. Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Albert T. Sofleati, Mr. and Mrs. Sperry L. Storm, Mr. and Mrs. Grayson E. Bowers, Mr and Mrs. M. F. Bsrely, 3r. and Mrs. Charles E. Broadrup, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin G. Quinn, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel U Gregg, Mr. and Mtrs. James Heinlein Harris, Mr. and Mix. L. William Kline, Mr. and Mrs A LeRoy McCardell, Mr. and Mrs ft, C. Curtis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles COAL WEIGHING ORDINANCE HIT IN CITY COURT Attorney For C. C. War- field, Shookstown, Says Fees Are Unreasonable. Frederick city's coal-weighing or- dinance was attacked as discrimina- tory, arbitrary and .unreasonable enacted "for the purpose of protect- ing the local coal dealers1' end not for the general welfare of the citi- zens of by William M. Storm, former state's attorney, and counsel for Carroll C. Warfield, Shookstown, during another long ses- sion of Police Court, with Magistrate Walter E. Sinn presiding, Wednesday night. la addition to the coal-weighing case, the magistrate heard a number of other charges, sending one man to the House of Correction for assault and battery, another to jail for 90 days for indecent exposure, held a. third in band for grand jury action for malicious destruction of property and disposed of a num-aer of minor city cases. The coal-weighing case was held under advisement by the magistrate following arguments by Mr. Storm and Benjamin B. Rosenstock, sent-ng the city in the absence of Edward J. Smith, city attorney, who was called to a meeting of the board of aldermen. Counsel indicated they would give the magistrate references on a number of decisions upholding their respective viewpoints today. Attacking the constitutionality of the ordinance. Mr. Storm said it com- pelled Warfield and other such per- sons haul coal here direct from the mines to have the coal weighed on city-designated scales, yet per- mitted local coal dealers to weigh PRICE TWO CENTS KENNAMER MURDER CASE GOES TO JURY Defendant Claims He Shot John F. Gwrrell, Jr., 23. To Prevent Kid- napping Of Oil Heireti. Pawnee, OkJa., Feb. men listened today to conflicting de- scriptions of Phil Kennamer and faced the duty of determining which is the true of a cold killer, scornful of the law, or that of a cor- nered man fighting for his life and to protect the girl loves. Kennamer, 19, charged with killing John F. Gorrell, Jr., 23, at Tulsa last Thanksgiving himself said he killed in self-defense and to prevent Gorrell to carry out a plot to kidnap Virginia Wilcox, oil heiress. The state's attorney scoffed at this CONGRESSDROPS EVERYTHING T 0 CONSIDER NRA Both Branches Favor Provisions To Protect Little Business Man. DEFENDANT WINS IN APPEAL CASE Litigation Involved Allegedly Due In Rents. their coal on their scales. There- HAUPTMANN COUNSEL WILL CONFER TODAY Effort Wilt Be Made To Compose Recent Differences Which Developed Among Lawyers. B; The Associated Trenton! N. J_ Feb. Richard Haupanann's four lawyers will meet here tomorrow to try to straighten out their differences and decide on the next move in the ap- peal from the death sentence for the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby. The conference win either close the breach in the ranks of the lawyers or widen it. probably bsyond repair. Should EdwarJ J. Reiily disagree with C. Lioyd Fisher and F. A. Pope on Ihe next action to be taken, Egbert Rosencraas. of the New York coun- sel has indicated he will side with- Reflly. Meanwhile Pope is preparing the writ at error, which he win mail to the clerk of ihe Court of Errors and Appeals. A copy will be sent to the warden of the state prison and this will automatically stay Hauptaiann's execution, now fixed for the week of March 18. until the appeal is argued. No Policy Yet Says Rudy, New Motor Vehicles Commissioner Mt. Airy Man Succeeds Col. Banglunan, Long Head Of Department. ML Airy. Md. Feb. Walter R. Rady. banker, business man and Car- roll county political leader who has been named by Governor Nice to suc- ceed E. Austin Baughman as Com- missioner of Motor Vehicles, said day had no fixed policies to an- nounce yet in connection the ad- ministration of his new office. Tm conduct its affairs titter Leagve Rcr. and Mrs. A. G. Null, of Doubs. entertained the officers of UK Lather League at fellowship sapper. Thurs- day evening. A very delightful even- was spent. Those present wwr: and Mrs. A. G. JJufl, Dr. and Mrs. S. E. Mr. ana Carlos i Specht. Miss Josephine DrLaulcr I has on business principle; and run it as economically .as he said. "but as far as any policies are con- cerned. Tm not in yet and have nothing !o say about that." Mr. Rudy was postmaster oT Mount Airy for sixteen years, bot never has held may other public offlre. His practical knowledge of motor vehicles thai of a man who has been drtv- in? his own since and who for twelve years was in the automobile a; Westminster, in his .'.slits. Mr. Rndy JH hsrc Knee 18t7. ft member of a firm of druggists, selling out to a partner. He is still the senior member of a hardware firm and is Tice-president of the First Na- tional Bank of Mount Airy. He is also interested in a Mount Airy canning concern. Mr. Rudy became active in politics before be was of age and since 3900 has been a member of the Republican State Central Committee of Carroll county. Since 1918 he has been presi- dent of the committee. From 1S9S untfl 1914 he was postmaster of Mount Airy. He was a delegate to the Republi- can National Conventions which nominated Hoover at Kansas C.ty and Harding at Chicago and has served as a Presidential elector, in 1923 he Republican candidate for the State Senate from Carroll county, but was defeated. As a candidate for the State Senate Mr. Rudy announced himself as fav- oring good roads and enforcement of the Eighteenth and as being opposed Jo race-track Generally speaking, he saJd today, be still stands for Jaw enforcement and roads. Mr. Rudy is married and has one MatWas. Mr. and Mrs. A. Hart Etchison, Mr. and Mrs. Harry O Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Roger B Wolfe, Mr. and Mrs. Byron A. Wine- brener, Mr. and Mrs. Francis B Sappington, Mr. and Mrs. .Nevin R. Waskey. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Donnan. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Michael, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Long, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. B. Anders, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford M. Yinger. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond X Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Mill- er, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Saylor. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Remsberg, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Remsberg, Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Remsberg. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Crum, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brice. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Greenlay, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Atkin- son. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Thomas, Mr. acd Mrs. Harry T. James. Jr, Mr. and Mrs. William N. Vaciliou. Mr. and Mrs. Horace C. Zacharias. Mr. end Mrs. Charlss E. Beatty, Mr. and Mrs. R. Ames Hendrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Castle. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Feaga, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Schaeffer. Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Eammaker, and Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Kline. Mrs. Preston E. Michael. Mrs. Harry Castle. Mrs. Grayson E. Palm- er, Mrs. R. C. Kline. Mrs. Paul Wood, Mrs. Grover L. Michael. Mrs E. S. Maxwell. Mrs. Charles Routzahn. Mrs. W. C. LeCore and Mrs. Irwin Kump. Misses Helen Birely. Eleanor Bire- ly. Virginia Main. Dolores Ondeijar. Mayetta Hershberger. Ruth Donnan. Barbara Rowe. Ruth Rouzer. Marjorfe Rutherford. Annabel C. Kline. Alice A Gates, Mary Wlttich. Ruth Berlin. Kathryn Celt. Florence Hoover. Blanche Lee Vaughn. Helen M. Con- don. Jane Barley. Mary L Walker. Marjorie McFarren. Betty Chandler. Helen Meisef Frances Fuller. Jenkins. Edith Winpigler. Liday Miller. Margaret- Routzahn. Mae Lampe. Charlotte Waters, ESfe Moore. Katharine Main, and Rosena Wfllard. Messrs: R. A. Harbaugb. Dr. A, A. Radcliff. J. Edward Sharer, A. Frank Miller. C. L C. Lampe. J.' Leonard Notnagle. Marion Stall Miller. P. A. Richardson. W. C. BireJy. Lincoln D. Engelbrecht. Albert M. CoWeatz. A. K. Keefcr. OrriHe F. Amici, A. H, Elliott. Albert N. McCanJcH, David; Kemp. Charles L. Blenttinger. Al- bert M. Condon and William Hers-ig, 4-H COCXCIL MEETS fore, he said, the ordinance was dis- criminatory. The ordinance, he de- clared. adding that his remarks were not was designed to in- crsasa the business of the local coal "dealers, which, had bsen depleted by WarSeld and others hauling from the mines. Attacks Weighing Fee. He bitterly attacked the provision of the ordinance charging 25 cents per ton for weighing, saying the high- est price he could find charged in any othar state was 10 cents per load. It was arbitrary and unraasonable. he said. He also questioned whether tie hours during which coal is weigh- ed in the city, had been set by prcc- lamatica of the mayor, which he claimed was necessary, and whether the hours, from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m- had been officially recorded in the minutes of the board of aldermen. He "claimed that such hours discrim- inated against his client .who could not get to Frederick during an ordi- nary day with a load of coal from the mines until after 5 p. m.. which prevented weighing until the next morning, resulting in loss of a work- ing day. Mr. Rosenstock gaid the ordinance A verdict for the defendant was re- turned by a jury in the case of Myer Kaplon, Fannie Kaplon, Abram Kap- lon and Anna Kaplon, trading as V. Xaplon and Company against Wil- liam B Wenner. tried in the Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon with Judge Arthur D. Willard on the bench. The case was an appeal from the Magistrate Court of Justice Sher- man P. Bowers and was based on an alleged debt "of for rent held by Lhe Kaplon Company against Wennsr. The parties are from Brunswick. The case was originally tried be- fore Justice Bowers who returned a verdict of one month's rent, in favor of Kaplon. The latter claimed that for two month's rent was due him and he appealed from the decision of the lower court to the Circuit Court. Following the testi- mony of twelve witnesses, four for the plaintiff and eight for the de- fendant the jury returned a verdict v.itnin twenty minutes for the de- zendant. The testimony was to the effect that Wenner conducted a store in ihe property of the Kaplon Company for some years On different occa- sions Wenner asked for improvements which it was alleged -were promised by Kaplon, but which did not ma- terialize. Following a discussion Wen- ner said something about vacating the store room and Kaplon replied that that he could do this at once as he had another ttnant in view. Wenner left Decsmber 7 and Kaplon sued to recover the rent for the month of December and also for the month of January claiming that un- der an agreement he should have had one month's notice in advance of Wenner's intention to leave. Wen- ihat no such agreement existed and that he left the promises after being informed by Kaplon that the latter had another tenant. Witnesses for the plaintiff were: Victor Kaplon. Myer Kaplon, Ralph forced, to show their weight slips. The hours for weighing, he said, are noi unreasonable and he felt 23 cents was a reasonable price for' weighing a ton of coal. The ordinance, he said, passed to prevent impositions on the public and the practice of fraud by short weight. The question, he said, "boils down to what is reason- able and waav is unreasonable, what discriminatory and what is non- discriminatory." Both lawyers cited opinions from different authorities. Testimony was given by Offi- cer George Hoffman, who. wi'-h Offi- cer Daniel arrested John Carpsnier, a driver for WarfieM. Thursday evening. He said Carpen- ter said the Isad of coal, which he was placing ai a local cellar, hod baen weighed on scales not desig- nated by the city. City scales, it was said, are at Radock's and Deitrich and GambraHs. Chief Alkn Bartgis and.WarSeld also testified, the latter stating that the trip from the mines to Frederick required such a length of time taer he was not able to reach Frederick until after time, for weigh- ing in ths aftsmoon. ended. Bar Broke Wiotow. Evidence on a charge of destroying; rcpsriy was considered sufficient to hold Roger Engie. near IjamsviL'e. 'or action of :he grand jury under band. C.aude Sier. Ijaansville, said hs was awakened early Wedaes- fally projected the public and that j Weedy and Thomas Connor. For the the coal dealers of Frederick are appellee, A. A. Avers. Earl Haines, Irving Landauer, William B. Wenner, John W. Smith. James Cline, Andrew Bisseti and William Shelton. H. Kieffer LsLauter was attorney for ifce plaintiffs, and Patrick M. Schnauf- fei for the defendant. The jury: Ed- ward H. Sharpe, C. Edwin Kemp, Charles A. Toms. Vernon T. Smith, Upton W. Palmer. Hanson B. 'Carter. Walter W. Shoemaker, Milton E Har- ris. Homer L. Smith. D. Saylor Wey- bright. William U. Lease, Harry A, Brashear. An appeal on a judgment for 555 rendered May 9 last against George W. Ogle. 1035 North Market street. and in favor of James W. Eagle, local patternmaker, was heard by Judge Arthur D. Willard Wednesday morn- ing. Engl-e asked 853 for 110 hours' la- bor he said he performed in the spring and summer of 1933 in building a boat far tJsing lumber which had obtained and supplying oth- er maierial. Engle said he did the work in extra hoars, upon Ogle's promise to pay. Ogle claims that the keel of the boat was at first im- properly laid and Engle sought to overcharge him for the time spent. The case came before Justice Mot- ter May in on action far debt, and sri'i. failed to appear Engle was awarded the judgment. Two days later Ogle filed an appeal. Enele was represented by Manual M. Weinberg. 87 The Associated Prtst. Washington, Feb. presi- dential recommendation for a new PRA today caused Congress to re- legate relief, gold security and other pending questions to secondary posi- tion. Both Republicans and Democrats praised in particular Roosevelt's call for stronger provisions to protect lit- tle business and prevent monopoly. Roosevelt advocated minimum wage and maximum hour provisions; reten- tion of codes and reassertion of labor's right to collective bargaining. The Senate finance committee, however, went ahead with plans to investigate code administration. The Senate expected today to vote on the McCarran prevailing wage amendment to the administration's work relief bill, but the debate will continue through tomor- row or later. Sen. Byrd urged the defeat of the bill. Roosevelt today signed a feed loan bill, but in so do- ing he asked that the money be taken from relief funds contained in the pend'ng work relief measure. William B. Shearer, big Navy pro- pagandist, interrupted a session of the Senate munitions committee to deny testimony that he had threatened shipbuilders with death and scandal for failure to pay him money for his activities. Secretary Swanson said he did not favor construction of new dirigibles for the Navy. The Senate Inter-State Commerce Commission heard John L. Lewis, tJnited Mine Workers of America president, assert he believed the Presi- dent favored the Guffey bill to give bituminous coal industry a public utility status. POLICE SHAKEUP IN MONTGOMERY AGAIN Five Members Of Department Dis- missed With Other Changes Or- dered And Scheduled. County Commissioners of Mont- gomery county effected another shakeup of the police force Tuesday and -changed several other county jobs and salaries. Five membeb of the police force were dismissed, making 18 changes out of 27 possible ones since the new commissioners took office. Seventeen were dismissed, while one resigned. Those dismissed are: Corporal Harry W. Merson, Rockville; Privates Roy Davis, Robert L. Phillips and Aubrey Beall, all of Bethesda, and Robert Howes, who had been tem- porarily named a deputy sheriff in place -of Policeman Robert Butts, of Rockville. incapacitated by injuries. Four of those dismissed lost their jobs Wednesday. Howes' deputy sheriff post ceased Tuesday." New members appointed to the force are: Charles O. Seek, of Lay- tonsville, salary Jack ComweU, Darnstown, James A. Berry. Silver Spring. Weldon Ward, Glen Echo, and Leo C. Day, Bethesda, Private James S. McAuliffe was promoted to sergeant at a month SALES TAX BILL IS INTRODUCED BY SEN, VEASEY Would Abolish Property Taxes By 1957, Claims Sponsor. ITaw Be HeU OH FrWay At WaBxmille. Members of the Frederick county 4-H Club Council met Wednesday evening Ihe home of She Misses Nellie and Helen Winer, Harmony GIOTO, when reports of the commiJJcf arranging for Jht- banquet to be held In the auditorium of the Walkcrsrilic high school on Friday evening, were made. A committee on decorations was an- as follows: Misses Nellie Wit- ?rr. Isabclk Cram. Millard Hall and Goo. C. Siauffcr and Charles Hoke. Refreshments were served. was made of a 4-H Club basteJball tournament, which will be held this evening in Parkway SchcoJ gym. wltti teams from MJddle- lown, Walkersvine, Baltenger and Frederick schools participating. Ar- Shar Ahalt agrJcaltnrai Instructor of bigii school, with be the The ncxr mecijng of Ihc council mill tv held cm March at the Court- day morning and heard glass shat- er in a downstairs window of als home. He ran downstairs in his night clothes, seized a stove paker and weni t-o a window Jn which ;wo xaaes were broken, and said he saw held under consideration by Judge Eagle. He struck at Bugle with the j poter. he sakL and the boy flsd. Barefooted. Sxz said he started out over the frozen ground in pursuit Sergt. Joseph Nolte was trans- i'crred from the Rockville Precinct to the Bethesda detail. Sergt. Hcdgers. present commander at Bethesda, was transferred to Rock- ville. These, too, became effective Wednesday. Other changes in county jobs: Harry Ardinger. of Rocfcville, to suc- ceed Lcroy Lochtee as night watch- man at the Bethesda dispensary, salary monthly; Miss Rose K, Rockville. assistant book- keeper of the liquor control board to replace Donald Doyle, at a month: reduction of the salary of James C Christopher, deputy clerk o the county commissioners from :-80 to Harry Stratmeyer. of Rockville. to replace George A. Gloyd night watchman at the Rockville liquor dispensary, salary per month: George W. Howes. Laytons- clerk of the dispensary to re- place Richard Peacock at Mrs. Annie R. Fields, of Rockville. to suc- By The Assocltted. Press. Annapolis, Md., Feb. meas- ure, calling for a 2 per cent, general sales tax to supplant the state levy on property, was introduced today into a General Assembly, which had been whipped into a stete of excite- ment by announcement of appoint- ments contained in the "green bag." Meanwhile the House received a bill, signed by 36 members proposing restoration of half the 1932 salary cuts of teachers outside Baltimore city. The Senate also received the ad- ministration measure to abolish the office of conservation commissioner, but to create instead a three-man board of cansarvation to be appoint- ed by the Governor. The chairman of the commission would receive 500 yearly and the other members each. Sales Tax Companion Bill. The sales tax with a companion measure providing for abolishment of stale taxes on property by 1957 was sponsored by Sen. Veasey. It is esti- mated that the measure would raise annually. Restoration of the teachers' salar- ies would cost the state an- nually, the money to come from the sthoo! equalization fund. It would benefit all wachers, from principals of high schools to teachers in the elementary grades. Meanwhile women, have sought to place their sex on jury ser- vice since 1921, crowded into the House of Delegates chamber today to sponsor befor-? the House judicial committee a bill which would give them equal rights with men on jur- ies. Four women delegates introduced the measure in the House to allow women to serve on Maryland juries. A report -on ihe bill is expected in a few days. Men as well as women appeared as proponents of the meas- ure. On Friday tJ. S. Senators Tydings and Baficliffe will meet with the Senate finance committee to discuss the state's emergency revenue needs in relation to the Federal program on social legislation. Consider Pension Bfll. After deciding upon a bond issue to raise funds for the states nesds in 1936-37, legislators turned to consideration of money needed for old-age pensions, unem- ployment insurance, relief and simi- lar activities. Resolutions were passed through the two chambers requesting the sen- ators to meet the finance group to talk over the situation. The resolu- tions pointed out that the legislators were handicapped in evolving a defi- nite emergency program until they knew how much federal aid would be to the stares. May Cot Relief Fund Annapolis. Md., Feb. pos- sibility of reducing the al- lowed annually for 1936-37 in the state budget to the Veterans' Relief Commission to or an- nually was discussed today by the House Ways and Means Committee. CITY REQUESTED TO TAKE OVER PIPE LINE Linden HUb Residents File Petition With Board Of Aldermen At Regular Meeting. bat could not find the youth. May- nard Sfcr. a san. oaM not identify the face ai window. Sier said four doors three windows had b-cn tampered with, apparently In an effort to enter. Engte saJd was drank and did not know wheJaer he was at the house. His Howard Smith. who give him good name, saad the boy was in bod aad asleep approxi- 20 minutes after Sicr report- ed affair. The magisJrate felt Alton Y Bennett appeared for Ogle. I ceed Miss Beverly Jennings as clerk Argument in the case was withheld of the county treasurer's office at after the testimony had been taken. annually: Miss Jennings to be- After it was agreed to submit the j come a county commission clerk at case without argument and it was the same salary: Gerald R. Warthsn. of Kensington, to become assistant county building inspector at sanuaHy. and Alfred R, of Meetings Planned A revival to be held at the Church of God in Brunswick will start on Friday evening. March 1 at 7.30 o'clock and continue until Sun- The city was again asked to take over the Linden Hills water main. owned by local individuals, at a meet- ing of the Board of Aldermen in Citr Hall Wednesday night. No action was taken since there were only four aldermen present. Mayor Lloyd C. Culler and Alderman Charles T. Butcher being absent. The proposition was presented by David C. Winebrenner. 3rd. speaking for the owners of the water line. It was brought out that the owners of the main paid over to have it laid years ago and are now willing to sell it to the city for approximately S3.000. Reasons why the rcaln should be purchased by the city ad- vanced and were sjig.Uar to those brought out heretofore. Hammond Clary and Joseph Newcomer also at- tended the meeting in the interest of haviaz the water main taken over by the city. Representing the Indeperjient Hose Company. Dr. A. A. Radcliff. presi- dent: Earl Fleischman and Gay V. Brast appeared before the city fa-lh- Takoma Park, to succeed Harrv j requesting the purchase of addi- Blunt as assistant county engineer at 5110 per month. Tenino. Wash, got Its name from day evening, March 3J, Rev. Floyd an oW logging locomotive. "NoJOSB." Hedges. Fort Wayne. will be j which operated la thai district for the evangelist in charge. many years. there was toaifficieni evidence hold Eazic on a 10 Commissioners Of 23 Maryland Counties To Hold Parley Today Engie. Damage to and porch were Smith arrcsSed the window ciied. Found guilty of assaulting Charles Jackson, aged local colored man. with a knife, inflicting an injury over his <-ye which required treatment for Will Whip Legislative Program Into Shape. soms time- 1 ftsoilavpa Press. Annapolis. Md_ Feb. s from the 23 counties of Jhe George Spenoe-r. olored. hospital. s.tate will assemble here tomorrow to put in shape a legislative program to three months in otdded upon at a similar meeUag m the House of Officer H-iflman h.m Former Senator J. H. an U? fw jhe Anni's county, will C. at CQ Pajje Two) itix mee'OM. The arooa wlil hetia deliberations at H a. m, but previ- ously a committee will assemble to discuss the open question of postpon- ing the state property tax reassess- ment scheduled for this year. During the December meeting ma- jority sentiment of the ranrr-issioners was to postpone the assessment to re- lieve the counties of expenses invok- ed. A committee, headed by Thomas J. CuJlimore, president of the Anne Arundei county board, was appointed ?c wwk out an acceptable measure, which waild please the counties that dcuna aacb a tional hose. A total of 790 feet it asked, o: this amount, the firemen asked the city to purchase SCO feet and allow tb? hose company to pur- chase 250 out of the sinking fund The proposal was tak- en under advisement. It was decided to extend the aix- Jnch water main on Center street southward one hundred feet Bffia totaling S6S9.44 were ordered paid. THE WEATHER The weather forecast for u: "Fair, slightly5 colder in ceairaX and east portions today. fair, slowly ;is- ing tempera- tures." Winter will after today bat it nas already produced more than enough snow for an average couch f, KWSPAPERl MEWSPAPKJRl ;