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I I" TUESDAY, Al'<a ST 17, 1930. Tl'KKDAY. AUUtOTnTlMft M
TAKE FIGHT 10
40,000 Unclassified Employes
Seek Benefits of Civil Retirement
President Wll?on will be ukej to
* morrow to Issue an executive order
placing under the provisions of the
Civil Service retirement act the 40.000
(government employes In the unclassified
Robert H Alcorn, chairman of the
Joint conference on retirement, today
issued a call for a special meeting of
the conference tonight at 1123 New
York avenue, when a committee will
be named to take the petition of the
unclaaslfled employes to the White
"The Attorney General has already
ruled that the President may, In hU
discretion, Issue an executive order,"
Mr. Alcorn said. "We merely want
him to exercise that authority. A similar
request was made of the Civil
Service Commission some time ago,
Nothing came of It. We now plan to
take our appeal direct to the White
"Approximately 40.000 Government
employes would be affected by such a
move. They include janitors, laborers
and charwomen. In hundreds of cases
these employes have given their serv<
ices to the Government for twentyI
five to fifty years. Their pay Is less
I than that In the classified civil serv|
. Ice, which means they have been unable
to lay by any of their income
against old age."
The unclassified employes are represented
on the Joint conference board
by L.uther C. Steward, president of
the National Federation of Federal
Health Officer Writes to Dealers
Askin^Boost Be Not Made
Following reports that the price of
milk will be increased In the District
von September 1, Dr. William C. Fowler.
District health officer, today
sent letters to the milk distributors
in Washington, urging them to cof
operate with the producers and not
make th? threatened Increase.
Dr. Fowler explains In his letter
that he has information that thera
has been an abundance ff milk in the
capital this summer, and that frequently
large quantities had to be
returned to the producers.
One of the large dairymen In the
city said this morning that It is usual
for the price of milk to be increased
September I, when the winter prices
take effect. Milk is now retailing
in Washington at 16 and 17 cents a
Just what Increase is to be asked
could not be ascertained from the
dairyman, who admitted. however,
that milk prices would be increased
not later than October 1. Dr. Fowler
particularly aaks that the dairymen
not increase their prices during September.
LEGIONPOST WILL ELECT
George Washington Post No. 1.
American Legion, will hold its semimonthly
meeting tonight at 423
G street northwest. At this meeting
the delegates to the State con
vention to be held at the District
building, September 0. will be elected.
K. Ludke has been designate!
* District athletic officer Stephen F.
Tillman la in charge of publicity for
the District department.
TODAY AT 5 P. M ,
AT THE CAPITOL.
BT THE MARINE RAND.
WILLIAM H SANTELMXNN.
March?"Soldlerablood" v. Rlon
Overture?"Military" . . . Mendelaaohn
Excerpt? from "Sigurd Soraalfar,"
(a) Prelude (In the King * Hall),
Allegretto, (b) Intermezzo
(Borghlld'a Dream), Poco
andante. (c) Homage
march. Allegro molto.
Value Caprice Rubinstein
Orand 8cenea from "Boccaccio,"
Torchlight Dance No. 1.. Meyerbeer
"The 8tar-Spangled Banner."
TODAT AT 7:30 P M.,
AT MACMILLAN PARK,
FIRST AND BRYANT STS. N. W?
MARINE BAND CONCERT
WALTER F. SMITH. 2D LEADER.
March?"Our Country First,"
g' von Unarhuld
Saxophone Solo?"Fifth Air Varte."
, De Berlot
(Municlan Frank Wlblitihouaor.)
(a) Song?"Let the Rest &T th*
World Oo Br." Ball
(Obligate for trombone by Musician
<b) March?"Nash" Booth
Yalae L*nte? "Maeamaw rurtl
Suite?"Atlantia" (The Lost Contlnsnt)
(a) Nocturne and Morning Hymn
of Praise. <t?? A Court
Function. (c> Duo. "I l.ove
Thee " (d) The Destruction
"The Star-Spangled Banner."
CONCERT BT THE
r s soldiers' homk band,
BANDSTAND. THIS BVENINO,
BBOlNNtNO AT ? *# O'CI.OCK.
JOHN S M ZtMMER.MANN
Msrch"The Aeroplane" Rrahsm
Overture--"The Pirate" Bellini
Son? for Cornet "Allre Where Art
Thou" ( Request I Ascher
.(Musician Frank Bernard )
BSrerpts from musical comedy,
Msids of .lapsn" Monrkton
T os Trot-"Wnen a Pesrh From
Georgia Weds a Rose From A Isbsma"
XVsltl lntermesso?"H s w s I I s n
a. Moonlight" Kllckmsn
Finale "The Arrsde Olrl" Pryor
"The Star-Spangled Bsnaer "
WILLIAM H. HAMMER (right), who retired Saturday
after twenty five years of service at the Washington
Navy Yard. He is shaking hands with Robert
H. Alcorn, through whose efforts Congress last spring
enacted the civil service retirement act. Hammer will
make his home at 3040 Edmonson avenue, Baltimore.
George Boyd," Wizard''
Of Senate Document
Room, Dies iff Hospital
Veteran Senators, to whom incoming: fleldglings appeal for
information regarding ancient bills of Congress, no longer will be
able to advise: "Go ask Boyd, in the Senate Document Room."
Word that George H. Boyd, superintendent of the Senate
Document Room for the last' twelve years, assistant superintendent
since 1888, died this morning at Casualty Hospital was
received with real consternation by his fellow-employes at the
The death of Mr. Boyd marks the-f??-?-?? ????
. .. ?.i, Stephens Episcopal Church, offlciatpassing
of one of the most remark- ^ 1 11
able figures at the Capitol?the only ln*"
Senator Harding', the Renublican
man who ever could have filled the
shoes of the wizard. Amzl Smith, as nominee for the Presidency md Sensuperintendent
of records. ator I,odge of Massachusetts, the Re-,
A man with a memory was George publican leader, were among Mr.
H. Boyd a memory which senators Boyds stanchest friends in Congress.
declared even excelled that of his fa- It was Senator I.?odge who upset Con
mous predecessor, who was said to be gressional precedence by mentioning
a living encyclopedia of congressional Mr. Boyd's name, for the first time in
information. As a disciple of the fa- | history in getting him an increase
mous Amr.l Smith, he was able to in pay. Between the two thefe was
serve as the official guide to all new a life-long friendship.
senators and any veterans as well, WAS "POIVY EXPRESSMtS."
who wanted to know anything about j Durj h| , , of service at
doings at the Capitol. L. _ 7. , . , ,0.,
Ten days ago Mr. Boyd wa. UKtn!the Capitol, commencing in 18.1 when
from the City Club, where he lived j he was a member of the "Pony Exmany
years, to Casualty Hospital. He press" as the riding messengers were
died at 5:45 o clock this morning. [known, Mr. Boyd became a national
INVALID MANY MONTHS. ' figure. His valuable services in the
For many months Mr. Boyd had document room caused that office to
been an invalid, having been com- I become an institution at the Capitol,
polled to give up his duties at the v|(,ltorg ofl<.n wont to take a peep"
Capitol since May 31. While friends | at hjm
knew of his serious illness, his death. ! Hg w.? born , Washington in
at the age of fifty-nine years, came Apr|, ,S(JI Rnd hu |jved herf a?
as a surprise. h)s Senator Henry B. Anthony
Funeral arrangements are being | of Rhode i,,,an(1 appo|nted him a page
made by a brother, Joseph B. D. Boyd, |n Senate when ten years of age.
of New York, who came to Washing- This was December 3, 1871. Ever
ton when notified of the serious- 8|nce then Mr. Boyd has known every
ness of Mr. Boyd s illness. Services senator who has served. One memwill
be held tomorrow afternoon at foer said: "Senators may come and
Gawler's undertaking chapel, the Rev. Senators may go. but George Boyd
George F. Dudley, pastor of St. goes on forever."
. From July 1, 1881 until the following
November, he served as a riding
EORGE H. BOYD, supcrin- messenger attached to the Senate
tendent of the Senate Docu- postofTicc. In those days the pages
ment Room, who died this ?"d It *-as a great job
Un>n:i.1 for 8 k,f' w t1*'1 Congress met Demorning
at Casualty Hospital. tcmber 5. he went hack to his duties
He served naif a century at the in tho Senate, remaining until 1883
Capitol and twenty-five years when he had anothtr chance to ride
jn the document room. a pony.
His big chance came September 1,
lss.8 v hen he was appointed assista
.t in the Senate document room. His
ISSIKSSRMflMM teacher was the famous Amzi Smith.
,,PMarc li l " 1801 I !> ame fl'Ht h?-i*i
g W* 1HHI ant and his days and nights were
spent In studying bills and laws.
MXf Vjffl - When Smith died In 1008, Senators
wjKjgd * didn't believe anybody could fill his
|Ht :.hoes. Th^\ determined, however, if
^ 2 anybody could. It was young Boyd So
m accordingly he was appointed superBmMBHHL
intendent February IB. then
^H| he has been the right-hand man
" <^ 1
Jf fll MIND WAS STOREHOCSB.
4b^' MMi rn'n(t n storhouse of facts
HS&- .^dKaT \v H IS ' ' the matters of the
! Senate, and he could turn to thou|
sands of Intricacies of public affairs
iJwl 1? 1 ,hHl ar* not Indexed and cannot he
w ^P9Hr indexed. Scarcely a hill or resolu|
tion was introduced in the last half
that did have Its proper
the days and months when debates
held. Moreover, he
debates the so that
fiimminmrmmmmmmmm (ConllBUOd on r^e K1,v,n>)
Increases in Salary, However,1
Expected to Aid in Filling
With the rroprnlni of lh? District ;
public schools only on# month away ,
the Hoard of Education faces a short- '
j age of 100 leathers, but with the salary
increase* granted last spring bv
ConKreaa, little difficulty la expected
In filling their placea.
Teachera' salaries, under the bill,
are placed at a minimum of |1,200. Including
a 1240 bonua. The minimum
salary under the old order was from
?ftOO to $?no. Officials believe an offer
of a salary of $1,440 will be an Inducement
for bringing back many old
teachers who have resigned because
of the low pay of teachers The new
scale will no Into effect for the flrst
time on September 1.
Stephen F. Kramer, assistant superintendent
of achoola, slated today 'hat
he has a list of cllgibles, and ha
hopes to All many vacancies from It.
Vacancies In the teaching corps are ?
filled by temporary appointraen'.i of _
eligible teachera. and by open com- T
petltlve examinations. P
"Of course when school opens we |
hope to have all the vacancies filled.
We are working on the'problem now, ^
but when the day comes for checking I
up we will probably have about 100 I
vacancies. You can't tell how the U
problem will work out."
Three hundred teachers resigned
from the schools for the year ending r\
June, lttlO. They sought positions "
paying higher salaries. Of this number,
some were granted leave of ab
sence. others got married. Officials
since that date have succeeded in filling
vacancies up to 100 teachers.
SENDS GOOD ROADS !
PROTEST TO RITCHIE i
Riggles Complains That Prince t<
Georges Is Ignored in High- %
way Contracts. ^
John R. Riggles, of Reabrook, Md , a:
representative of the Cood Roads o
league of Prlncc Georges county and f<
candidate for Congress, has written a g
letter to Governor Ritchie protesting o
because none of the recent contracts is
for elgthy-flve miles of Improved ( li
highway was for the benefit of Prince t<
Georges county. The letter says: u
"The citizens of Prince Georges n
county are sadly disappointed in the t<
action of the State roads commission
in not giving out a contract for the I ol
Defense Highway from Rladensburg M
to Unhim. Of the eighty-live miles ?i
of State roads bids giv?D out yester- j"
day, not one mile is /or Prince w
Georges county. I Vl
"This highway will benefit more j
S taxpayers than any road in the j
county. Besides, it has been dedl- . P
cated to our fifty-four heroes lost in w
the world war and It would be ap- "J
predated by their comrades.' !'
SEIZE RUM. ARREST |
: 4 IN GARAGE RAID:
Eighth Precinct Police Charge
Men Had Suitcases Full
of Whiskey. B
Raiding a garage In Chester court
northwest this morning. Eighth precinct
police, led by Captain Thaddeus
Bean, arrested four men and confls- g
catcd 163 quarts of whiskey.
James Payne, 78 New York svenue
northwest, and John Young. 925
Eighth street northwest, are charged
with Illegally transporting liquor. B
Charles G. Sweltser. 1423 R street a
northwest. Is being held for alleged b
illegal possession of liquor, and Wei- h
ford E. Masters, 3112 Fourteenth
street northwest, is being held for r<
failing to show his operator's permit. Vi
Captain Bean and the officers claim w
Payne and Young were carrying suit
leases loaded with whiskey when taken
into custody. Entering the gara?e
they found more liquor, it Is alleped. J1'
The cases will be heard In Police ^
Court tomorrow morning.
OFFICER ON AUTO TRIP.
Policeman William Rout. Ninth pre ol
clnct. left Washington on an auto- B
mobile trip to New York with his wife T
yesterday. They will visit their daugh- ti
WESTERN UNION CUT
$35,000 MELON s
FOR WORKERS :
A pot of Is he4n?t divided "
union* 700 employes of the Westem
t'nloii Telegraph lompsay In b
the District this week, as the lint
semi-annual Installment of a prsit
participation hoaus (|r??le4 hy the
rompsny. In the essstry at larve
the honua amounts to a
The bona* aoes to all employee C
atiuve the vrade of laeaaenaer whs m
, had been with the company si*
1 months on Jnly 1. It amounts tn f,
,Vt per een? of the salary paid to t<
each employe laat January. The h
eompany'a object as announced la Si
to assist the employes In meeting
the Increased cost of llvlnn. r
It la espeeted that the messenger r
foree will he provided for In a future
distribution. Another dlstrlhn- si
tlon tn the present partlclpsnta will s<
he made neit January, and the plan di
contemplates a distribution every si
alx moatha thereafter. pi
FREE of the largest atill
Sunday in a raid on mc
Md. Five men were arrest
volvers and rifles were seia
It is said that the Ave moo
K - v
w * ' tDERAL
AID IN WAR
avid J. Price to Work With Bureau
of Chemistry in Byproduct
David J. Price, chief engineer In
ie dust-exploalon Investigations
>nducted by the Department of Agculture.
and for many years a recent
of Washington, will be in the
fflce of Development work Juit
eated by the Secretary of Agrlculire
in the Bureau of Chemistry, ac>rdlng
to an announcement made to?y.
The work of the new office will be
> help commercial and industrial
incerns to apply new procesa.a and
iscoveries of chemists in the Ueurtment
of Agriculture to their own
se. Every year valuable discoveries
re made concerning the utilisation
f manufacturing waste; or a new
>od product Is found, or a new dye.
lue or preservative, but the value
f these discoveries have been greatf
reduced through the discoverers
^ability to present his proposition in
:rms which the business man can
nderatan?. and the public runs the
Isk of losing a much needed maL'nder
the new organisation a staff
r engineers, under the dlrection of
r. Price, will look after the Product
i soon as It has passed beyond the
iperlmental or laboratory stage and
ill prepare estimates for the
snience of manufacturers.
Mr. Price and his associates will
irnish data upon raw material, suply.
cost of production, and the^ use to
hlch the product la
lort. they provid# an unb'*"*d
cal prospectus to show the public
tactly what may be expected from
ie new material or process on a
uantlty production scale It is beeved
that this co-operation will de lop
many neglected sources of pubc
and private profits. , ?
l)r. Carl L. Alsberg. chief of the Bu
au of Chemistry. In a letter to the
cretary of Agriculture, stated that
ich a service is urgently needed to
anslate the work of the bureau into
form that could be understood and
jplled to the manufacturer and In stor.
FOSTERS OF BETTER
BUSINESS TO GATHER
areata Designed to Protect Public
From Unfmir Competition Will
A meeting of the Better Business
ureau has been called for tomorrow
fternoon at 12:30 o'clock at the
ureau headquarters, in the Bond
The executive committee of the bu
?au. who are representative of the
arious business interests of 'he city,
ill include R. B. H. Eyon. chairman,
r I ..yon & Eyon. attorneys; Stanley
ans'burgh. of l^neburgh A IBro-V
heater rf. Warrington, of the warngton
Motor Car Company: Edward
Droop, of E. F. Dro^ * Sons;
>aac Behrend. of M PhlUpsbom.
>*epb D. Kaufman, of D. .1. Kaur
an Inc.; Herbert T. Shannon, of
hannon & l.uchs; Sidney W Strauss.
T R. Harris & Co., and Joseph A.
erberleh, of R Berberlchs Sons
hey will have In charge the dlrecon
of the bureau; the actual opera
on will be In charge of F. X. Whol
y who Is the director and who has
ten the director of The Bet'/r Busies
Bureau in Boston.
The purpone of the bureau to In
-ease public confidence In advertlslK
and business; to reduce unfair
tmpetltlon. and to protect the public.
All the principal business hosues
r the city, as well as the newspapers,
re members of the bureau and have
nlted In a forceful attempt to coni?y
to the Washington public their
iterest In fair, sound and honeat
WOULD EXTEND LINES.
The Utah Terminal railroad today
pplled to the Interstate Commerce
ommlsalon for permission to con
tmct a line in Carbon county,,Utah.
The Big South Fork railroad applied
>r permission to extend Its line four>en
miles northward along the Cumerland
river from Big South Fork. In
cott county. Tenn.
IETURNS TO WHITEllOUSE.
Officer Frank Kelly, 3811 Fourtenth
reet northwest, has returned to duty
t the White House following a tenty
vacation. He explalna his coat of
jnburn. saying It was received while
tinting his back porch.
s ever captured by Internal ]
wnshiners in the neighborhood
*d. About 400 gallons of con
sd. These itill> have a capac
nshiners earned $1,000 weekJy
Inmates Enjoy Equal
Smoke If They Desire.
Few Use Missouri Meerschaums
Oentle clouds of ?mokf emanating
from thirty paper-covered cylinders i
stuffed with various qualities of
nicotine, in the women's section of
the District Jail, show that dtscrlmination
is not shown as between
men and women prisoners wBo dasire
solace In the weed.
"Smoke? Of course, they smoke." j
aid Capt. W. L. Peak, deputy superintendent,
thi? morning. His atten- j
Hon was called to a story from Chicago,
telling: of the efforts of reformers
there to keep women prisoners
from soiling: their lips with
"We believe In equal rights here,
and if the women want to smoke,
they are allowed to do so.
"They don't learn smoking: In the
Jail. I'm sure of that. But out of
forty women prisoners in the Jail
now. at least thirty were smokers
before they came here. There's
nothing In the rules to prevent, and
If they can get the materials, they
can enjoy a smoke as often as they
Cigarettes are the universal form
of Indulgeffcce. Captain Peak said. A
few caaes have been found in the
District where women smoked corncob
pipes; but for some reason this
class do not And themselves behind
the bars. Or at any rate, once in
the select society of the barred
doors, they either buy "tailor
mades" or roll their own.
THIEF HAD COLD FEET."
Removing * portion of the ihow
window at 1130 Seventh street northwest
about 2 o'clock this morning,
thieves stole six pairs of socks, valued
at *2. Two white men, seen in th?
neighborhood, are suspected.
PANTS $30 SHY.
J. F. Teterson. 1366 Meridian plar*
northwest, reported at the Tenth precinct
this morning the theft of |30
from a trousers pocket. He suspects
a colored man, who was seen leaving
"H" St. Market
620 H St N. E.
With a Full Line of
Good Things to Eat
Come and Meet the Dealers
J. C. NEALON, Prop.
^ *6A Perfect |
Oft Oar Prices
Mais "4 >tk St. W.W.
The rieanent and Coolest Plaee In
Town to nine and Bleep?
THE TERMINAL HOUSE
?**? 13th ST. N. W.
Phone Franklin ?? ?.
Rreakfast. ?Oe and BOe?T n. sa. to
11 i.W a. m.
I.nneh. Sfte?11 iKI a. m. to 3tM p. si. ,
Regalar Pinner. B*e?2i.W p. m. to
a i30 v. no.
All Bonthem FWposnre Room,
gl.no a l>ay and lp.
gpeelal Rate* hy Week or Month.
Revenue agent? were taken
I of Berkely Farm, Tuxedo,
a mash and a number of re?
ity of eighty gallons daily.
M0lnr^ ?m*W i^k ff-,HlfP":''': - fMt HI
CLERKS TD SELECT
Federation Meeting Will Take
First Step Toward Administrative
Nominations of chairmen for the
various committee* which will compose
the administrative council will
be made at a meeting tonight of the
Federal Employes' Union No. 2 of the
National Federation of Federal Employes.
A committee of ten, representing
the different Government departments,
will appoint the chairm<?n for
these committees, and the chairmen
will in turn select the personnel of
their particular committees.
The committee of ten which will
meet tonight at 1423 New York avenue
will consist of W. J. Hendricks.
Government Printing Office: James
P. McKeon. Bureau of Standards;
James C. Blackwell, Postofflce Department;
William F. Kelley, St. Elizabeth's
Hospital; I*. M. Worrell, Patent
Office; Miss Flora D. Wood. War
Risk Bureau; Miss Elizabeth Edes,
Surgeon General's Office; Miss Georgia
R. Eudwlg. Bureau for Vocational
Education; Miss Lisle Thomas. Treasury
Department, and Miss Frances S.
Osburn, Interior Department.
KIWANIS TO HEAR G. 0. P.
ORATORY ON THURSDAY
Clarence Miller Will Tell of His Trip
to Marion When Club Meets
on Hotel Roof.
Red-hot Republican oratory Is
promised local Kiwanls when they assemble
on the Washington Hotel roof
at 12:30 p. m. Thursday. Clarence A.
Miller is scheduled to tell the club
members all about G. O. P. policies
and give other Inforamtion gained on
a recent trip to Marion, Ohio.
Frank Wagoner and 'Bill Wailes
will be the special boosters for the
affair and their efforts will be supplemented
by Bill Towson and Een
Steuart. who held over from last
week. The silent boosters will be
Dulln. Grove, Hopkins, Quentell.
Stewart and Warner. The guest
booster will be George Shaeffer.
occur because you <
balance to your cred
stub a check or figun
Our Monthly Statemc
as to your exact bala
Southeast Corner Foi
Originators of the Monthly S
Buying the Seen
It is easy to judge the
commodity. There are cert
have been universally aco
articles may be compared.
With invisible commoc
circulation, the matter is r
recently that a definite mea:
The A. B. C. now fui
bv which circulation may b
distribution can now be as a<
I The Washington Time
the A. B. C. In buying ad
you receive dollar-for-dollar
New York Is All Right, They Declare,
But Washington Is
"New York?aw, we wouldn't live
there on a bet. Wuhlnfton'i the
town for ua."
Thl? wai the expression of
sinewy and tanned youngster of
eleven with a red band on his arm
inscribed with the word "Texas," and
It apparently was the opinion of 124
other boys from ten to eighteen years
of ace, each with a similar braaaard
| and a similar coat of tan, and muscles
that were developed In earning
first prizes for agriculture and stock
raising that entitled them to a tour
of eighteen Stales and entertainment
in all the large cltlea along
"We've had some time," remarked
the youthful Lone Star. "Hiding In
Pullmans all night and looking ovar
cities all day. Des Moines, and Chicago,
ahd Detroit and Canada, and
Niagara Falls, and New York, and I
guess this Is about the top notch.
New York?aw. what does anybody
want to live In New York for?
Just a lot of people Jamming one another.
Coney's fun, and we liked tha
ride on the buses; and the subways
are great. Hut I'd rather be homa
on a farm than have to stay there
all the time. Washington's the town.
More things to see here in a day than
anywhere else. We're spending two
days here, and I don't believe we'll
see it all then."
The thermometer got below ninety
degrees yesterday, and worried tome
of the boys, who had neglected to
bring their overcoats; but they managed
to move around to keep warm.
They went to Mt. Vernon on the boat,
and Interviewed the dinosaur at the
National Museum. One young livestock
expert remarked that a critter
like that would scale pretty well for
beef, but It would take one mighty
lot of alfalfa and grain to fatten him.
Today they inspected the capltol anJ
several government buildings and
ained at a famous restaurant on
the Avenue. This afternoon. Secretary
Meredith, who entertained them
at his home in Des Moines, will address
them at the Agriculture Department.
They leave tonight for
Hoanoke. Hrimlngham, Nashville,
New Orleans and home.
F. R. WELLER ELECTED
CITY CLUB GROUP HEAD
Will Direct Organization's Inquiry
Into All Public Utilities?Com J|
mitteea Will Be Named.
Francis R. Weller, chairman <*f the
organization committee of the rufclle
Utilities group of the City Club, has
been elected permanent chairman of
the group, and E. E. Williamson lias
been elected vice chairman.
The object of the group, as set forth
In a charter that has been filed with
the board of governors of the club
for approval, is "to discuss, investigate.
and act upon matters affectinff
public utilities operating wholly or la
part in the District of Columbia, tha
dominant aim being to guard the public
interest, st the same time recognizing
the rights of the utilities and
striving to uphold principlta of
equity and Justice."
The group stands ready to co-operate
with other groups of the City Club
snd with other civic organizations and
committees of such organizations in
dealing with public utility matters.
Numerous committees to handle the
various phases of the public utility
problems will be appointed within a
month or two. The group will meet
the third Thursday of each month.
The next meeting will be held on the
evening of September 16.
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