SCHOOL IS READY
Overflow of Pupils Will Be Removed From Anacostia at Close of
Holiday Recess--Boys Are Released on Unofficial Probation
When Held for Having Firearms.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ANACOSTIA. D.C. DEC. 31.
When the holiday recess of the public schools ends Monday, preparations will be started for the removal to Congress Heights school of classes which have been in the schools' in Anacostia, and in some small buildings in Congress Heights. The Congress Heights school has been rebuilt and enlarged. Conditions will not permit of the occupancy of the school earlier than January 12.
The committee on schools of the Suitland Improvement Association, of Suitland, Prince George county, will urge the erection of a school house at Bradbury Heights. The members of the association's committee are W. H. Harrison, C L. Jenkins, and Robert F. Bradbury.
There are fifty school children, the committee estimates, who live at Bradbury Heights, adjoining the District line, who have to go three miles to the nearest Maryland school.
A squad of young boys, charged with trying out their air guns and rifles, given to them as Christmas presents, in the Anacostia region, contrary to the police regulations, was in Juvenile Court Tuesday. Walter Chancy, ten years; Edward McGulgan, eleven years, George Sweet, fourteen, and William Badger, fifteen, were reported for carrying their arms in violation of the regulation prohibiting firearms from being in the possession of a person under sixteen years. They were released on unofficial probation.
George Brown, twelve, and Ernest Beech, fourteen, were said to have shot a rabbit with their air guns. They were released likewise on unofficial probation because they did not understand they were doing anything wrong....