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 - ] Purchase of Crandall Houses by New Interests....
] Purchase of Crandall Houses by New Interests. OFFER FOR FOURTH INTEREST derstood. to pay the Washington theatrical magnate $3.000.000 for a one-fourth interest in his chain. Mr. Crandajl to remain there as manager of the chain for 15 years. Whether the deal includes the stock in the First National Producing Co . ^iven to Crandall -when Establishment of a gigantic motion picture and vaudeville combination, larger than any other similar comhination -ever formed, embracing motion picture and vaudeville houses in \Vash3njrtMi and oiher cities in nearby Marjland. Virginia and "West Virginia, was s^cn. when it became fc«OTn that Harry Crandall, owner of the First National franchise in th? TV.-5?iinc'nT! territory, and oicner of a clialn ol motion picture houses, is nei:oii,Ttinc wiih several intr;r o s.1 t ; f«r partial sal" of his holdincs in Washiriglfvn nnl surroundinc States. The negotiations, -which have licen in progress for 1-n-o months, arc nearing "completion. Mr. Crandall said. Those understood to be seeding to the Washington. Crandall ho«?es in Kaltimore. Koanokc. Martinsbnrg, Oirnberland and other places abn«} Washincton arc the Stanley intor^^ts, represented in Washington by Julian I?ry]awsl?i. manager of ihe Karle Theatre, the Fox interests ami thre^ other laree Mr. rranrjan nj^ not reveal S3.000.000 Offer Reported. One offer has been saade. it -was ua- he relinquished ownership in the Washington exchange, was not made known. "Xo decision has been reached the matters ar^-still in negotiations."' Mr, Crandall said. "It is more than likely that something definite will j known within two weeks." Mr. I Crandall left Washington on Tuesday for Indianapolis' to attend a convention in the Indiana city. The Crandall houses in Washington are the Metropolitan. Ambassador. Tiboli. Savoy. Avenue Grand, York. Central and Strand; Cumberland. Md.. Rialto; Roanolse. Va,. Apollo, and Martinsburg. TV. Va.. Strand. The Colony is under construction at Georgia avenue, and ragnt street. Washington. Working For Scholarships. A croup of five young men work- ins their way through college are in Frederick this week under a plan evolved by PiOrial Review to pro- vidn eoo boys -with the opportunity -arn scholarships daring the summer months. Those in the local are J IX Mayhew, captain. Washington and TS; H. A. Watsrn. University of North Carolina- '26; J. H. Hill. V. P. I., '2fi; C. P. Mayhem. nok" Cill«ge. '2S. and A. .1. Winder. supervisor. William and Mary College. Those who secure 550 subscriptions will each receive a S150 scholar- chip. Subscribe for Tne

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  1. The News,
  2. 19 Aug 1925, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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