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THE MOItyiyG TIMES, SUNDAY, SEPTJBBEB 29, 1S95.
flatters of Interest to Organized
Workingmen of the District.
UKCTI2TGS KOIl TJI13 WKKK.
SUNDAY, SEl'TEMBHR 29.
Executive Hoard, D. A. G8, K. of I
times uUdlng, 10 o'clock.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30.
L. V., No. 190 Brotherhood ot Car
penters Hall, 027 SlnM-achusetts atenuc.
L. A.. 1G 14, K. ot L. Journeyman Plas
terers i'laxterers Hall, Four-ai da-half
street and Pennsylvania avenue.
L. A., 17i6. K. or L Carpenters and
Jolnirs .Sic-iety Teniplo, Fifth and G
Barbers Assembly Plasterers Hall,
Four-and a half street and Pennsylvania
Horsetlioer!,' Union,, No. 17 Hall, 737
Fioaoer Aicmbly, K. of L., Laundry
Workers. HayilenBujldins. Four-and-a-half
half street and Pennsylvania avenuo.
TUESDAY, OCTOUEU I.
rcderatloii ot Labor Plasterers Hail,
Four-and-a-half street and Pennsylvania
Mosaic and Encaustic Tile leavers nail,
1310 E street northwest.
L. U.. No. 1, Carpenters, Joiners, and
S'alrbullders Hall, 419 Tenth rlrcct.
Columbia LcmIs?. No. 174 Machinists
McCauley- Hall. I'cnnsylvanla avenue
Faperhnugcrs Protective Afsociation
Harris Hall, Seventh ar.d D streets.
L. A. 117:1, K. of L., -Cement Workers
Harris Hall. Seventh and l) streets".
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3.
District Assembly. No CO. Knights of
Labor-l'laMcrir-" Hall, F..ur-and-a half
itrrct and Fennrylvnnia avenue.
Protective Street Kailway Union
Bunch's Hall314 Higlith Mrceu
Carpenters' Council Hall, No. 627
Galvanized Iron and Cornice Workers
Hall, No. 737 Seventh street northwest.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4.
Stonemasons' Union, No. 2 Plasterers'
Hall, Tour-and a halt street and Pennsyl
L. A . 1798 . K. of L., Journeymen House
Tainters Harris nail. Seventh and D
L. A. -1S9G, K. of L.. Eccentric Associa
tion ot Steam Engineers Bunch'sHall, No.
314 Eighth street northwest.
Clerks' Assembly, K of L Hall over
NordliiiKcrs store, Georgetown.
i-lcclrical Markers Hall, No. 827
Marine Association of Steam Engineers
Mariners' Temple, Seventh street south
west, opposite Fentz wharf.
L. A 2072, K of L-, Excelsior Assembly,
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 0.
Cigar Makers Union, No 110. IlaU,
No 737 Seventh street northwest.
L.A , 23S9, K.of L. Bakers Plasterers
Hall, Four-and-a-half street and rennsjl
I, V., No. 168, Journeymen Tailors
Costello's Hall, Sixth aiT? i streets
FEDEK ATION OF LABOR.
The weekly meeting of the Federation of
Labor, held last Tuesday evening, was no
exception to the rule In regard to large
attendance. Representatives from thirty
nine local organizations answered to their
names at roll call. In addition to jtbo
regular delegate quite a number ot c.v
delegati were present. President McIIugh
occupied the chair.
Credentials "were received and accepted
from the Cornice Workers, Bakers' Union,
No. 118. Barbers'and Iconoclast Assemblies.
The special committee appointed to in
vestigate the charges against the new
Lafayette Opera House, reported that no
satisfactory arrangements had been made
with Mr Albaugh as to tbe employment
of union stagehand. Tliecomniitleereeom
mended that the Lafayette Opera House be
placed on the unfair list, which -was con
curred in by the Federation.
The committee on prosecuting the case
against Contractor McVaugh, for violat
Ing the national eight hour law on the
construction of the addition to the Gov
ernment Printing Office, presented a
partial report which was to the effect
the committee bad secured sufficient evi
dence to justify the swearing out of a
warrant against Mr. McVaugh. Ills ar
rest had followed. The case had been called
up in the police court and laid oer.
Reports were expected from several otb
jr committees, but only progressive re
ports were made.
Many locals reported that permanent
representatives bad been appointed to act
en the Latior Bureau committee.
Communications were read from theCigar
maters requested that Bush's saloon, on
Tenth street, and Mclnnis' saloon on the
Avenue, lie placed on the unfair list, which
request was referred to a special committee
Delegates from Excelsior Assembly re
ported that Mrs R. B. Parkman would de
liver n lecture on (lie financial question at
tlilr regular mectfng on Uie first Friday
night in -October, also, another lecture on
the third Triday night of that month. The
meetings will be open for everybody and
will be held In the Typographical Tem
ple Barbers' delegates announced that the
color or tbe triangular card displayed in
nil union barber shops would be changed
from blue to yellow after the first Wed
nesday In October.
The discussion on tbe several ques
tions cirnlng before the Federation occu
pied considerable time, and it was at nlato
bour when the order for call of trades
was announced. But this matter will prob
ably be remedied In the f aturc as an amend
ment was offered to the constitution mak
ing coll of trades the fourth order of busi
ness InMt-Jd oT the eleventh.
The Plumbers' delegates stated that a
meeting bad been held between their trade
and Steam Fitters, the result of which will
be laid before the regular meetings of
those bodies during the week 'and their
action proliably reported at the next meet
ing ot the Federation.
The Labor Bureau Committee met In
regular fession at the Times Building last
Monday evening. Owing to tbe absence of
the chairman and secretary, who were en
gaged on other important committee work,
temi-ornry officers were elected for tbe
Credentials from quite a number of local
organizations were received, who bad. In
accordance witb the request; nppointed
permanent rcprercntatlves to the Bureau.
Among those represented at the last meet
ing were the Paper nangers, Excelsior As
sembly, Journeymen House Painters, Gal
vanized Iron and Cornice "Workers, Stone
Masons' Union, Carpenters' Assembly, Bar
bers' Assembly, Amalgamated Carixaitcrs'
Society. Carpenters' Union, No. 1, Bakers'
Assembly, Tailors' Union, Tin and Sheet
Iron Workers, Carriage Workers, Plate
Printers and others.
As all of tbe local organizations bare not
bad time to approve of tbe report of tie
Bureau committee and appoint permanent
delegates, nothing except a general re
view of the prospects of tbe Bureau plan
In the way of business could be transacted.
A committee of fire, however, was ap
pointed to investigate the building re
lorted upon at a previous meeting aa being
suitable to tbe needs, of, tbe bureau. Tbo
committee will be ready to report at th
ne vt meeting, whlcn"wlll be held on Monday
evening- In ThtvTirnea Building, when it Is
expected that a-number of other locale will
have bad time to report and elect delegates.
BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.
The Building Trades Council held 1U
last session In Costello's Hall, but "ar
rangements have been made to hold the
meetings In the future in Monumental
Hall, corner Second and Pennsylvania
President 0Brien presided on Tues
day evening. In bis adress to tbe council
be siioLc of the good that had been, was
being, and could be done by the council
m tl.e interest of organized labor, but more
liarlicularly in tbe building trades. The
president further advised that the dele
gates urge upon all crafts connected
with the building trades the importance
ot being affiliated with the council.
Among tbe good features accomplished
by the council mentioned was tbe cstnb
lishrng' of more fraternal relations be
tween, respective building crafts wbo.se
trades are ery closely allied witb each
other, but where ro definite line had been
drawn to distinguish what work properly
belonged to each craft.
s,Much time wnB devoted to tbe report of
the committee appointed to investigate
"the grievance ot the Cornice Workers. The
matter was postponed for the next meetbig
and tbe committee continued. Communi
cation was received from Steam and Hot
Water fitters, stating that at tbe Joint
conference between the committee from
the Plumbers' Association, and tbe cora
mittee from tbe Steam Fitters, a report
had been formulated, which had fixed upon
code defining tbe class of work that be
longed to each organization.
The Steam Fitters requested that the
code be Indorsed by the council, which was
""The "request of the Painters' Assembly,
urging un organized labor of this city
to ufe every honorable effort to brine tbe
Tnanagers ot Keinan's and Allen's Ojicra
HoueeJ) (.erms, was laid before tbe council
and the action of tbe Painters unanimously
HP - ,AMONG THE LOCALS.
w52-JtvallaJIors' organization have at
present a very live Joint executive com
inittee,rwbicii is -doing cxcclk nt work to
buijd tifj the trade.( The fraternal relations
that now exist between the two organiza
tions ore ot the very best, and all matters
that directly affeit the trade are referred
'lo'tbc Joint executive' committee. The ex
jfulivccommlttecbacKed by the organiza
tions, are striving to better the condition
'of lhe'vTafror's" craft In ibis city by
abolishing the piece system and to estab
lish a wage system with a reasonable num
ber of hours.
The Paperhangers at their last meeting
amended their constitution by fixing tbe
regular initiation fee at $6. Tbe associa
tion also at their meeting indorsed tbe
Labor Bureau and appointed a delegate.
The meeting of the Mount Vernon As
semblyf House Painters on Friday even
ing was well attended. The committee
on pushing the claims of organized labor
against unfair theaters reported that it
was meeting with very flattering success.
All of the local organizations bad lieen
visited by the committee, and their moral
support had been unanimously given. All
labor organizations throughout tbe coun
try are now being solicited by the com
mittee to use their influence m inducing
'traveling' orJra'n'rz.Ulons against appear
ing in the uulair theaters until the differ
crences witb organized labor had been
The Alliance of Theatrical Stage Em
ployes, which has been persistently fight
ing for a living wage for Its members for
the past year, has at last been rewarded
for its persistency. At a special meeting
last Friday evening applications poured
in from the stage hands employed In Al
len's Opera House. The applications were
received and laid over for the regular
meeting, which takes place on the llrst
Sunday In October.
The association also appointed a com
mittee of three-to act In conjunction witb
the committee" of the Painters' Assembly
on Kernan's Theater.
The Labor Bureau was indorsed and a
delegate appointed to represent the ullian.o
at the meetings,,
Special resolutions were adopted fixing
the penalty for members attending unfair
theaters by expulsion.
The Stonemasons- held a very Interest
ing special meeting In the Times building
on Thursday evening, .President Ehrman-
traut was In the cbalr. The meeting had
been called to determine what action the
union should take in the case of an expelled
member who was at present working in
the Navy Yard. The matter was, how
ever, 'amicably' adjusted. Tbe expelled
member paid the fine entered against blm
and agreed to apply for reinstatement in the
Tbe bricklayers held an interesting meet
ing on Friday evening in their hall.
Seventh and L streets. witbPresIdeut Levi
in"thcT chair. . Three new members were
initiated and three applications received
The result in the caReof the prosecution
'ot Contractor McVaugh for violating the
nallpnalpCisbt-Iiour ,law on the addition
to tbe Goveruniijnt Printing Office created
quite a uiscussion. and the verdict m tbe
case was y no means satisfactory" to the
members of tbe union. It is expected that
tlurniatler will be again taken up at the
next jiipcting of the union, on the second
FfTday in Octolier. The Labor Day com
mittee m,1de lis" final report, and all
bills were ordered paid.
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The Eccentrio Association of Steam
Engineers held, its regular meeting Friday
night." Turee candidates were initiated and
three, applications received.
The committee on excursion for the bene
fit of the widows, of the cornice workers
who lost tbeir lives by falling off a scaf
fold, reported that all returns wero Is,
Willi thfe eSceptiOtf of some tickets held by
individuals. The committee further re
ported that a neat Bum would be turned
over to the widows.
The delegates from, the District Assem
bly reported that tbe committee on recep
tion oi visiting delegates had recommended
thaj a banquet, beglren to the delegates
to" the general convention, and that
tickets be sold to members of the orderwho
desire to attend the banquet. The rccom
menaa"il6ii of "the committee was Indorsed,
and the Eccentric Association will be well
rcpresentedat the banquet. Theassociation
alsttlnddrsed the flgh't made against the so
called Pearl Laundry.
The District Assembly of the Knights of
Labor was hcldasusualktstTbursdayevfln
Ing."Master Workman Simmons opened th
meeting and presided.
The first, order of,lusiness was on the ac
ceptance ot credentials of a new delegate
fronithe Laundry -"Workers' Assembly in
place qf one pslgnerl,, JUe credentials hav
ing been approred, the delegate was ad
reported that the campaign Instltuiedby-tht
Painters' Assemblies against unfair tea
aters was meeting with pood results. Th
assembly bad also Indorsed the Labor Bu
reau, and hadtlecte n'delegate, together
with the appropriation called for.
The delegate from the Laundry Workers
reported a. reryJrscniccttgon Wednesday-
evening, ten new applications for mem
bership baring been received. The reports
from tho committees on requesting business
houses to take in the advertisements of the
so-called Pearl Laundry was very encour
aging. Tho assembly was fast increasing
In membership; so much so that another
local aesembly ot laundry workers would
be Instituted during the week.
Delegates from the Clerks' Assembly pre
sented grievances against two business
houses that refused to close ut 7 o'clock.
Tho matter was referred to the executive
Tin and Sheet Iron Workers reported good
attendance at their last meeting. The
assembly bad indorsed tbu action ot the
District executive commrTtee in regard
to what bad been done in the Emerson Shoe
The Carpenters culled attention to the
carpenter work that is now being done on
the improvements on tho Emerson Shoe
Company's new store.
Delegates from Excelsior Assembly ex
tended an invitation to the delegates to at
tend the scries of lectures that arc to be
given under the auspices of Excelsior As
sembly. Request was also made that the
delegates should carry tbe Invitation to
tbeir local assemblies and invite tbe mem
bers to attend tbo lectures, witb their
friends. The lectures commence on tbe
first Triday in Octolier and continue dur
ing the winter, one being delivered at each
meeting, winch taker, place ou the first and
third Priila) a In each month.
Balcers' Assembly reported that some
differences were-stlll existing in Corby
Bros' bakery. Referred to executive com
mittee. Carriage and Wagon Makers reported a
good meeting last Monday evening. The
consideration of tbe new by-laws took up
most of tbe session. Several applications
for membership were received during tbe
evening and laid over till next meeting.
Delegates from tho Musical Assembly re
ported that tho Labor Bureau had been in
dorsed, and that tbo musicians would ten
der their services toward giving either a
concert or ball for the benefit of tbe
The Eccentrio Engineers reported indorse
menfof tbe Labor Bureau, and have elected
a deli-gute. Their committee on securing
employment for union engineers on the K
street market was meeting with success.
Two propositions for membership were re
ceived at their last meeting.
The Butchers reported two reinstatements
and three propositions for memliership at
their Lict meeting.. The assembly bad in
dorsed the Labor Bureau proposition and
also would not patronize any store that dis
played show cards ot unfair houses If
was thought that all of tbe leading butchers
would sign the agreement to employ union
Delegates from the Iconoclast Assembly,
wblch is composed of printers and the allied
trades, reported four propositions for
membership and one Initiation at their
last meeting. Tbe assembly also Indorsed
the placing on tbe unfair list all firms as
recommended by tbe Federation of Labor
and tbe District Assembly. The assembly
also passed resolutions requesting mem
bers to wear the regulation badge of tbe
The excntlve committee presented a
lengthy report ot its work during the past
week, which Included the grievances of
the Tailors, Butchers, Tin and Sheet Iron
Workers, Bakers. Bakers' Drivers, and
Laundry Workers, all of which had been
attended to with satisfactory results. In
most ot the cases, and in others only slow
progress was reported.
Thocoramittce on labor bureau and work
ingmcu's library reported that at the last
meeting eleven local organizations bad
sent permanent delegate's. Tbe sub-committee
on hall was looking out for suitable
quarters. Tho committee did not think the
ball that had been reported as a suitable
one nt the last meeting, could be obtained
on reasonable terms. They said the agents
ot that building seemed very anxious to
obtain tenants when none were In sight,
but now seeing a prospective one, and
perhaps a buyer, had suddenly chatted
front a to the mluo of said property, etc.
The committee at tbe next meeting will
most likely recommend that tbe bureau
have nothing whatever to do with either
tbe building or the agents, as more suitable
quarters are in sight and can be obtained.
The committee will meet again next
The committee on reception of tbe dele
gates to the General Assembly stated wbnt
it was doing towards fulfilling the instruc
tions of the District Assembly. Tbe com
mittee recommended that an entertainment
be given, at which the members of the order
In this Jurisdiction could have tbe oppor
tunity of meeting tbe delegates attending
tbe G cneral Assembly.
The recommendation of the committee
was concurred In, and tbe particulars will
be imparted to the locals by their repre
sentatives In the District Assembly.
A letter was referred from Robbius
Brothers, tailors, requesting Information as
to why they were, on the unfair list to
the Tailors' Assembly.
The District organizer read a list of the
names of structural iron workers whom
he bad organized Into a local nsembly.
The organizer further staled that a char
ter had beeugrantcd to tbedrum corps that
he had organized some time ago. The or
ganizer further stated that be would,
lKfore the next meeting of the District
Assembly, organize tbe colored laundry
workers into an assembly.
The Master Workman then pre
sented a set of resolutions extending sym
pathy to the Cuban insurgents in tbeir gal
lant struggle for freedom from Spanish or
pression. Tho resolutions which were
published in full in The Times of last Fri
day were unanimously adopted.
At the request of the Stage Employes'
Alliance, the action of the .Federation in-
placing the new Lafayette Square Opera
House on tbe unfair list was unauimuusly
Encouraging reports were made as to
tbe prospects of Allen's Opera House be
ing made a strictly union theater. Tbe
agreement bad been signed and only a few
details remained to be arranged before
the matter will be given full publication.
The regular meeting of Carpenters, Join
ers and Stalrbuilders Union, No. 1, held
last Wednesday evening In the hall, 419
Tenth street, was largely attended by the
members. Tbe attendance at tbe meet
ings of Union No. 1 for the past five or six,
weeks has been very remarkable, ova
five-sixths of the entire membership be
ing present at the meetings. Tbe renewed
activity that Is being taken In the affairs'
of tbe union is having good effect, for not
a meeting night passes by without some
applications being presented for member
ship. There Is at present a friendly and fraJ
tcrnal rivalry between the members for
the honor of the record of having brought
In tbe most members for the quarter. At
the last meeting much Important busi
ness bad to be laid over for the next meet
ing, owing to tbe fact that tbe semi-annual
election of officers was to take place
on that evening, and, there being several
candidates for each offlct, considerable
time was taken up.
The result of tbe election was the fjlltng
of tho respectlTC offices with a complete
new set of officers. Robert L. Nason was
elected president; Fred. J. Nledomanskl,
vice president; John F. P. Ma gee, recording
secretary, and-Thomas M. Wilson, financial
secretary. 8. B. Barrett was elected as
permanent representative to the Labor Bu
reau. 91.25 ToBaltlmoreand Return. $1.25
Tbe Ptnnsyrranla Railroad will sell
Saturday. September 38. and Sunday,
September 29, good returning until lion
day, September 30, excursion tickets to
Baltimore at "rate of .$1.25
One Week's News and Gossip
Around Local Armories.
Tbe committed faring tbe selection of
tbe best suggestion for a Times trophy In
band has not finished Its labors yet. The
members are carefully going over each
of the many letters, that have come in, and
the announcen-nt of the result will be
made. In this column next Sunday.
In any event, tbe trophy offered will
be shot for during the coming month. It
can be contested for even it the prize has
not been completed. Tbe presentation can
come later In the Bcason. It Is tbe inten
tion of The Times, If possible, to offer
PRACTICE ON THE RANGE.
Everybody is getting ready for rifle prac
tice. Company commanders are bustling
their men, and nearly all tho week bas been
put In finishing up gallery practice. The
orders that all gallery practice must beup
before the men shoot on the runge has bud
a first-rale effect. Battalion commanders
bavo all Issued orders supplemental to the
general orders Issued from headquarters.
The order-sent out is ns-follows:
First battalion, Tuesday, October 1;
second battalion, Wednesday, October 2;,
third battalion, Thursday, October 3;
fourth iMltalion, Friday, October 4; fifth
battalion, Monday, October 7; sixth bat
talion, Tuesday, October 8; first separate
battalion, Wednesday, October 9; first
and second separate companies, Thursday,
October 3; engineer corps. Thursday, Oc
tober 10; general staff, general noncom
missioned staff, aDdtbe field and stuff
and non-commissioned staff of regiments
and battalion Inspectors ot ririe practice,
Friday. October lly
All organizations required to practice
are orderetfto report at the Slxtli street
station, at 8-30-a. i4- on tlicdates fpeclfled,
while the geii-talStaff and tliose con
nected with it for rrriepractlce will re
port at tbestatlon at l-J.1 p.m. The prac
tice will be at 200, 300, 500, and 600
yards. The scores' of be practice w'fll be
recorded and each, rifleman wJU bor re
quired to fire nt two distances.
Tho battnlioh-commanders are ilrected
to detail twenty men far duty as markers.
Capt. James E. Bell, Inspector of rifle
practice for the second regiment, and
Second Lieutenant Jesse B. K. Lee, com
pany B, first battalion, hare been detailed
In the order as members ot tb brigade
board of examination.
The National Rifle Afsociation held a
meeting last Monday night and disposed of
some business of importance. Tho boardof
directors was authorized to purchase such
targets and other material as might b
needed. It wasahTo decided to open tbe
6eries of association matches next Satur
day a 1 2: 1 D p m., on'the range at Ordway.
The association Hiss not decided what the
prizes shall be yet. Within a few days a
programme will be formulated which will
be attractive enough to give a good shoot.
At present most of thr prizes will to cash
and large enough to attract a large crowd
each Saturday ' J
Directors elected to rmrubcrsblp at the
meeting were- Lieut A. O.Hutterly.Capt.
WigginsandGeorgcQ Stambougb. Anum
ber of applications for membership w ere re
ceived and wllljbejBcted upon. All am
NEW DRILL ui;0.JJLATIONS.
Orders have alobeen Issued from bead
quarters' concerning tbe use of the new
manual of arms. Tho manual bas been
adopted In tho regnlar army ai.d Is now
tho rulo In tho National Guard ot tho
District. Trom this tim6 out all guards
men will drill according to the new
regulations. Major Ross, of the First Battalion, put
his officers and non commissioned officers
through tbe new manual Wednesday night.
Col. Mosber, adjutant general of the Gaard,
wns present and was much pleased at the
result. Of course, the men were a tritlo
awkward, but that will Eoon wear off.
It will only be a short time until all ore
Company D, Fourth Battalion, Ordway
Rifles, held tbeir first drill slne-e camp
Tuesday night. They bad a large turn
out. The members of the other companies
of the Fourth were at their various head
quarters, and arc all ready for the Inspec
tion to-morrow night.
Company- A, Third Battalion, Morton
Cadets, are drilling twice a week for tho
Corcoran's contest, and are setting the
pate for the others. This coming week will
see a general resumption ot drills, in all
THE CYCLE RUN.
Capt. Wiggins Is buck from his run to
Snicker's Gap. Accompanied by a friend he
left last Sunday evening. Each wore unf
form and carried "thirty pounds of bag
gage and a rifle. This is a pretty good load
with whicb to make a run.
The distance was sixty miles out, the
same back and it was covered in two days
and a half. Tdetwocarriedbctwcenthema
small shelter lent and camped out each
night. They found miserable roads and
broke no records.
A record stands a good cbanco of being
smashed somo lime in the next threewecks,
though all llicarrangements for the military
run to New i'ork have been made and Capt.
Wiggins expects If tbey have any luck at all
to make fifteen miles an hour.
The s,tart wjll be made by Lieut. Ltbbey,
who wilj carry the message over the first
idayt fifteen miles!. The detail for other
relays has nqt been made, bat Capt. Wiggins
will crirrythe message over the last and
Each rider will be in uniform and will
reach hTs station by rail. Offers have been
made by bicycle clubs In various cities
to pace tbe men and have been accepted.
So each man wfJVhave company on bis
fifteen-mile spurt?!. Tbe distance to be
covered Is 270 mitli, and the speed will be
an bour to each rfei
Tbe, generaiiyNtlon of tbe run Is
from here to Bajjtfrobre. Then to Phila
delphia, riere tacjilver will be crossed
and n run madcStBt across New Jersey
for New York. jrerybody is anxiously
waiting for- the'start.
NQTES,F.ROlJr THE COMMANDS.
Lieut." WUIiarnlBurcbard, Company 0,
Third Battalion,) has tendered his resig
nation.. Is" the "admiral" dead, asleep or off on
MaJ. Campbell, of the Fourth, had to
go bn sick leave after bis return from
.Tennessee. He Js; better now.
Capt. Forsburg. of tbe Battery, was
down at Fbrrress'Monroe nearly all week.
You can see a "Corcoran" most any
time now with a pocketful of tickets. He
ells tbcm, too.
Company B, Third, Lemmon Riries, gave
on informal reception to Its friends last
nlgbt. Col. Moon and staff and MaJ.
Wilson undjstAff were among tbe Invited
guests. After refreshments the outlook fur
the benefit was discussed. The company
room was beautifully decorated.
THE CORCORANS' FETE.
The Corcorans are bustling things along
for their fair. Tbe competitive drill for
tbe cup or flag will be licldNovembe'rGand
7. 'The cap' wHl'be or rilref fourteen
inches hrjli. to be known as Corcoran Cadet
"Corps' 'prize cup. On the top of ILc cup
will rtanct a "national guardsman la full
uniform and equipment- On tho front
'will 'be ci graved a military ceaeand on
"tlicback- the tame of ths tuning compaay
Tho drill team will consist of sixteen men
and one commissioned officer. The drill
will bo In tbo manual of arms, regulations
now in use, and will Include loading, firing
and swivel and bayonet stuck. The pro
gramme will lie given to each officer when
bis squad Is formed on the stage, and will
be returned to tbe Judges immediately after
finished. The time is given to each squad
and credit will' be given for time saved.
Tho Individual drill for the championship
of the District of Columbia will take place
November 8. Tbitdrlll, for a medal valued
at $50, will Delimited totwo men fromany
company, and will be in tbe manual of
Tbe medal la In the shape of a Maltese
cross with sun burst back, a green, gold
wreath, with enamel knapsack, with
blanket rolled on top, all In center raised
in colors. Is suspended from a shield on
back of wblch are two crossed rifles. A.
large eagle holds tho shield In its feet.
1895 Is engraved in enamel on tbe shield.
The drum major's drill wUl be an In
teresting one. Each contestant will be
allowed eight men who must go through
tbe different movements from tho drum
major's signal. A fine baton is tbe prize.
The most jiopular drum corps will receive
a beautiful flag. The drum corps already
entered are the Henderson, St. John, Brook
land, and C. O. Conn.
NOTES FROM THE COMMANDS.
The Corcorans offer a $25 officers' over
coat to any person selling 250 tickets. Lots
of tbe boys aro hustling.
Lieut. Slmmonson bas bis new company
in the Sixth Battalion assured.
MaJ. Bartlctt Is borne from bis leave.
After the triennial conclave at Boston he
took a run up to Halifax, Cape Breton, Ao.
First Lieut. C. L. Eeatty, ot the troop,
bos been quite 111 for a week. He was able
Government employes will be given a
certificate for one day of duty for rifle
practice at tbe range.
Officers and men must be properly uni
formed or they cannotshnotat Ordway.
SINGLE TAX COLUMN.
(Tile Times uiHlorttilie no rewoiiHt
tilllty for any view expreswod In this
DJTKODUCTION BY THE SINGLE TAX
EDITOR FOR "THE TIMES."
Tbe Times has generously offered the
use of a portion of Its space for a discus
sion of the "single tax" question, and for
the information ot Its readers, regarding the
progress of the cause. This Is a question
ot wide and growing interest; one which
intimately concerns the welfare of every
citizen; and a metropolitan newspaper is
certainly Justified In opening Its columns
to Its discussion.
It is conceded by all that the expression
"single tax" Is neither fully nor fairly
expressive of tbe dootrlnes advocated by Its,
adherents. It is used to signify a tax
levied solely upon tbe value of land; yet it
would be equally applicable to a tax levied
solely upon land Itself (wblch single taxers
or upon alcoholic beverages, or codfish,
or any other, "single" source of revenue.
Moreover, it fjjs not a "tax," as will be.
shown bereaftur. Yet the term bas come
Into general use, and thus far no mora
appropriate or acceptable one has been
SINGLE TAX PRINCD7LES.
The fundamental principles entertained
by tbe advocates ot the single tax are In
brief as follows:
1.A11 property rights are based upon
buman labor. No person can Justly bare a
property right In anything that Is not the
product of his own labor, or for which ha
bas not given in exchange tho product of
bis own labor.
2. All wealth that is the product of hu
man labor should belong (originally) to tho
person whoso labor produced it. (Other
wise to whom among the persons who did
not produce It should It belong?)
3. No person should be compelled, by force(
by law or by the pressure of circumstances,
to part with any portion of his property
except In exchange for other wealth wblch
bas cost an equivalent amount of some other
persoa's labor. (Based upon the theory
that all persons are created equal, endowed
with equal rights to life, liberty and the
pursuit of happiness.)
4. All wealth created by nature, such
as air, light, land. Including minerals un
der tbe foil or trees upon it, should be con
sidered and treated as being Nature's gifts
to all mankind alike. No human being bag
the natural right to claim ownership of the
air, tbe ligbtor the land, and demand trib
ute of his fellow-man before permitting
him to use it.
6. Whatever value any piece of land
may have Is conferred upon it by the
presence or proximity of buman beings.
In an unpopulated country land is worth
less; in a sparsely settled region it Is worth
little. As the population becomes denser
the value increases. In a city it becomes
still more valuable. Such value thus con
ferred by community should be considered
and treated as belonging to community, and
tbe income arising therefrom should be
turned into the community's treasury, and
not into the pockets ot some individual,
who, individually, has-done nothing to
create tbe value ot the land.
ABOLISH ALL OTHER TAXEB.
6. The product of buman labor expended
upon such land cultivation, fences con
structed, crops raised, trees planted,
buildings erected, other improvements mads
should be regarded and treated as the
property of the person making them, of
which no man, nor even all men (com
munity) can rightfully deprive him. In
other words, the advocates of the single
tax consider It both unjust and Im
politic to tax (and thereby discourage) in
dustry and thrift.
7. Inasmuch as the income from land
values 1. c, the rent of tho land is found
upon mathematical calculation and by ex
periment to ba sufficient to defray all
expense sofGorernment, Federal, State.and
municipal, all other taxes whether tariff
or internal reTenue, direct or Indirect
upon all other forms of property, could
be and should be abolished, and govern
mental revenue derived exclusively from
this "single tax" on land values (which
now go to enrich speculators in land.)
8. In other words, tbe average citizen, In
stead of buying land, of paying rent for
land occupied, to the landlord, and also pay
ingtaxes to the Government, would payland
rent that would go Into tbe Government
treasury in lien of taxes, so that he need
pay no tax whatever for tbe support of the
Government, Federal, State or municipal.
An Important feature of the tax on land
values Is, It is the only tax that It is pos
sible to collect. Tbe land lies out of doors:
it can not be secreted in vaults or spir
ited away to another State; and itsjcntal
value can be ascertained to aeccitainty
not attainable In the cose of any other ob
ject of taxation. No Inquisitorial examina
tion into one's private afrairs is necessary
and nb premium is offered for perjury.
ITS CHIEF OBJECT.
Tbe principal object of-the single tax,
however, is to eradicate certain evils in
cident to the existing industrial system
which the present methods of taxation
sustain and perpetuate. Under the ''wages
system" of industry, as now conducted,
the wage-IalKirer receives less than the
entire product of his labor; tbe .remainder
is diverted into the pockets of persons who
have dorc nothing toward producing it.
The ar.Icle produced i held at a rrice
coi.siderably lifc.l.ur than the wages paid
for iTodudns It. Hca:e all articles pro
died are held at prices considerably
Of Dr. Walker's Profes
sional ' Career Will
Prove That He Has
Treated and -
More Patients Than Any Spec
ialist in America His Re
stored Patients Stand
Ready to Present
the Proofs. ...-,
Among tbe many whom Dr. Walker bas
restored after many others" had failed may
be mentioned . ,, ,.
II. C. laiuiMn.
Mr. Henry C". Lamkin, who residesnt 914
M st. e., who bas lived In Washlngltcm fif
teen years, and who for three years past
has had charge of the copper and tin work
of tbe navy ya rd and doe-ks, felllast January
nndinju nsltneneTVeofbisKr. wlih bresulled
in paralysis. A dozen different pbysit-iaus
treated him, ami all told hirrr uotnlng could
be done Tor blm. and that be would be a
cripple for life- Dr. Walker 'cured him. Mr.
Lninkln's statement is alv sworn tobefore
Walter A. Brown, notarrpubuV.
It must be admitted that Dr. Walker hasa
rect irdof cares an chastiai.ne'.erbe-ei.acli It ved
by any other physhtau In the treatment of
all disorders or- tb brain- and nervous
system, diseases of the skir, ai.d b!l.
catarrh, asthma. consumptiondyspeiHlo.
malaria, rheumatism, neuralgia, hemor
rhoids, diseases, of wuuieu.-ard all -affections
of the lungs, throat, heart, liver,
stomach, kidneys. bladdcrboweta and
Men suffering frpnvncrvous debility or
loss of e-nnaciry, as a result of overwork,
mental wnrry, or past, follies .and ex
cesses, are quickly restored to sound, vig
orous manhood by Dr, Walker!" treatment.
Dr. Walker may be consulted free of
charge, personally orby letter. His well
known sanitarium at "1411 Pennsylvania,
avenue, adjoining Willard's Hotelv.tS.open
daily for consuttattoh'aEd treatment. Of
fico hours, 10 a. m. to 5 p. m,; Wednesday
and faaturday 'tveninsST T to 8f Sunday,
10 to 12.
Charcos for treatmentTerylo w.
All interviews and correspondence sa
credly confidential No cascstnade "public
without consent of patients.
higher than- the wages paid for producing
tberu all. Hence the -ttorkani matse-ean-not,
with their aggregate wages, pay or
the aggregate prtfWeaT'oT" their 'labor,
they being consumers .otjOno another's
Right here is tbe pons""asinorum of the
average political economist tba,country
being full ot politicians, newspaper edi
tors, and finandalexpcrts, wbo cannot
see why A., with 5300 wages received
cannot purchase $600 worth of goods pro
duced by B , and why B.tonnot, with $300
wages received, purchase $000 worth of
goods produced by A., provided tbe at
tempt is made uinjn a mffleiently exten
sive scale .At least, tbey arguejhat fifteen
or sixteen million workmen, earning five
thousand million' dollars a year, might
eaMlv purchase ten or twelve thousand
pii" - dollars worth of products yearly
I with it.
x - c-uaiulatlon ot goods In the employ
er's baniN, which the wage-earners "have
not res.eired money enough to buy and
consume, at last becomes so great that there
arises a manifest necessity of limiting
further production; this me.insndismissing
from employment a part of the producers.
The workmen thus thrown out of employ
ment, soon finding themselves andt heir fam
ilies starving and in every way destitute,
in order to obtain employment offer to
work for lower wages than ore given tbosa
HAVE TO TAKE LOWER WAGES.
Thereupon the latter are compelled to ac
cept lower wages Just sufficient to keep
them from starvation or else yield tbeir
places to the clamorous unemployecVwup, will
work for such wages. So the army of the
unemployed constitutes an efficient in
strumentality In the, bands ot employers to
keep the wages ot the army of the employed
down to thcstnrvatlon limit
Some of the commonly proposed remedies
for this condition of things' will be consid
ered; after which it will be shown how the
single tax, if in operation, would enable
the unemployed to employ himself, relieve
the pressure- ot competitionvdead the em
ployer in search of employes, Instead of
sending employes In search of an em
ployer, raise wages, .and render I'good
times" perpetual. Its operations will ba
set forth in detail as affecting tbe wage
laborer, the farmer,, tbeoveiagcowner of
a house and lot in town, tbe merchant, the
professional man", the general prosperity of
tbe city, tbe State and theFcderal Govern
ment. ' " '''
These points may not be discussed in
consecutive order, .though an attempt will
be made to do so' asnearly aspractTcable.
Meanwhile, information relative Jto tbe
progress ot the single tax" cause in Wash
ington and eleewbefe will appear in this
column from time to Urae.nd com un ten
dons from persons interested in tbe sub
ject, whether 'favo"rable''or"'6(he,rwiee, are
solicited. All. comminlcattonsand cor
respondence relative to single tax matters
should be addressed to' tbe Single Tax Edi
tor of The Times.
I dreamed so deara dream of yonlastnlgbtl
I thought yoa came. I wassiglacl, sngay
I whispered those were. foolish wordi
I mean them not I cannot bear tbe sight
Of your dear face. I .caunot meet the light
Of your dear eyes upon me". Sit, I pray.
Sit here beisIeTrmcr turn your look away.
And lay your cheek on mine." Till morn
We sat so, and we did not-speak. I knew
All was forgiven so I( nestled there
Witb yonr arms roun'd.'"Sw'ift the sweet
Atktstl waked andsought you every where.
How long, dear, think you that'my glad
cheek will ..
Burn as it burns with your cheek's pres
HELEN HUNT. JACKSON.
bcetrnse-thcy wear they don't
get shabby after a month or
-two tney rear"fo,"jars
You..fncdn'.t be -afraid of
bavins them taken np and
beaten. They won't "fill to
-pieces... A .s
IVo have many cTaotcit de-
sltfns.''" ! n9cu aw -la
Carp- Is. Wall Taper.- Window Shades,
S-.'-i Tliirtj.-ntli StK-"W.-
are necessary for the
cool evenings which we
expect to enjoy for the
next month. Have you
Our stock is a good
one to select from all
new goods the latest
styles from London and
New York; no left-overs
Our house has won
for itself a reputation
for the cut and style, as
well as the quality of
Metro pott tin.
situated at the intersection of
RHODE ISLAND AVENUE
AND FOURTH STREET,
north of the city, ENTRANCE
OF THE BALTIMORE BOU
LEVARD into the city of
Catholic University of Amer
ica and Soldiers' Home Park
situated just north of the prop
erty. The rapid suburban growth
of "Washington in future will
be along the line of Rhoda
Island avenue towards Balti
more. Lots bought in this sec
tion at present prices will soon
double in value.
For full particulars, maps,
and price list of lots, call on
E. H. HAIGHT, DASIEL 5 AHHATT,
21IO F street, or 1313 FStrect N.W
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American tobacco 101M lns$ 100 100
Atchison. Top-S a F. .. 22JS at4 S3J ZTJj
Canada Southern 5lj 141$ MC$ Ml
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leather UVi lili 16H 16M
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