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315 NAMES TO ROLL North Washington Civic Body Makes Record in Mem bership Drive. What is believed to be a record for a week's work in securing: members for a citizens' association was set last niiiht by the North Washington Citi zens' Association, when 315 new mem bers. secured during a week's cam paign. were elected. Of this number, mare than half, or 162. were obtained by Washington Topham. president of the association. ? !n an address at a meeting of the association last night at the Church of the Advent. 2d and I" streets. Mr. Topham declared that the drive for new members did not end with the ex piration of the ten days' campaign con dlcted b) the Federation of Citizens* Associations, but urged every mem ber of the association, old and new alike, to continue working for mem bers in order that North Washington may be assured <>f a representative association. \ddreaft l>y P. H. ( rnuforfl. Percy H. Crawford of the Connecti-j cut Avenue Citizens' Association in; an address emphasized the value of; gcod citizenship as an integral parti of the life of tlie nation. We frequently hear men who scoff a< the resolutions a'nd actions of citi 7ens' associations in the District of Columbia." Mr. Crawford said. "Yet v lien these very men want anything lcr their own benefit they are the first to ask for organized action. The in dividual must merge himself in the c mmon t'isk for the common goal. It j is only by concerted action that the thint's which we in Washington want ; lor the well being of the city can be cured. < lapsed :i* Patriotic Citizens*. There have been many men during ! 1*' ? oast forty years in Washington ? A' orkinc for the good of the city and ! i ? rr.ition without hope of remunera- i 1 on. and. indeed, without thought of j any recompense. These men are patri- j r: rc citizens of the highest order, and] 1* is time that every resident of the ' city took some of the burdens off the ! t?boulders of these men who have been j a orking unselfishly for you. During; l,%e war there were many men in j Vyshington working for the govern n ent at a salary of $1 a year. That j Is. they were paid $1 a year to serve i tb? country they loved. You. members j of a citizens association, are paying $1 a yc.tr to serve. You all share the i benefits of that which you secure, and j iJ is plainly up to each one of you to i do your full duty by your city, and in doing it, to help your country." AIIpjjm "KxcemUve Charge*." Protest against the "excessive I charges" made by the Potomac Elec tric Power Company in supplying power and ligh to houses in the North Washing- :>n section was made by L. J Matthews, chairman of the committee on streets, sidewalks and lights, and concurred in by several other mem- ? hers of the organization. Members' pointed out that the Potomac Electric! Power Company charges what was j termed an exorbitant rate for convey- i jng wires for light but a few hundred leet and asked that the users of the I current pay for the conduits in which! the wires are run. The company also' refuses to carry its wires farther than i the walls of the premises to be wired ? /lor electric light, it was said. The i matter was referred to Mr. Matthews' - committee. OIFTS FROM PARIS CHILDREN. Consignment of Toys of Their Own ; Make Coining. Tangible personal messages of fthanks from Marie and Jean of France to Jafie and Johnnie of America are to be placed on view in various Ameri can cities at Christmas time, accord ing' to national headquarters of the American Red Cross. Many French | children have contributed simple toys ?if their own making to fill a huge gift Tjox for American youngsters, it is learned from Paris. Some 500 articles were made for this box by children of that city whom the ' Junior Red Cross aided last summer. The consignment is due in hashing- j ton early >9 the present month, and ?w ill be distributed among various Red j -Cross chapters of the country. I MUTT AND JEFF?Here's One Time That Mutt Has to Agree That Jeff is Absolutely Right. (Copyright, 191f> by H. C. Fisher. Trade mar* registered U. S. Pat. Off.) By BUD FISHER? 4 USTeu,You poor. fishi You ain'T Go"c any use Foft. your brusk Ar\>b coMfe, So vjuhv 150N't" You t>u?cvjj TK?M. AuJAV ? You're AS BALD AS A BlLLlAtlO BALL. f You^G A MoT *ro Hoct> onto 1 ?SOW6 juwr Vov/LL Neuete. \ Be ABt-6. TO ose AGAIN) \ TO VOOfe "DYlNiG> DAV. \ excuse Me uM?Le V "THe CLOCK* vuHY AIN't Yoo U*e He wteweueR. x. Have amvthiajg^ -that BecoMes usecess t THfcouu it away. ? rtOtt) ABooT IHAT^ CCfcK-scR?W OM Youfe v;ey-fe?ASG>? TH? MC&T" OSCLCSS THtWG IAJADRV couwtfey, t Bureau of Internal Revenue to Pre pare Taxpayers for Payments Due March 15. 1920. In order that taxpayers may have ample time during which to prepare necessary and complete data required of them for properly computing the statutory income subject to tax, ac cording to a recent announcement by the bureau of internal revenue of the Treasury Department, necessary forms for use in making returns for federal income tax and excess profits tax pur poses. which are due on or before March 15. 1920. will be issued by the bureau early this month. This step is taken, according to the announcement, in order to do away with the chaotic conditions that ex isted universally last year, not only among taxpayers, but equally among those on whonr- was imposed the duty of administering the tax law. due in a large measure, say bureau officials, to the bureau being called on to inter pret and administer many entirely new, and perhaps many more amend ed old provisions of law relative to taxes covering a wide range or arti cles and activities, which absolved them of a large part of the blame for the confusion that developed. Many of the provisions of the in come tax and excess profits tax are new to the present revenue act. These provisions do not reflect minor changes, but rather Changes in funda mental principles of vast importance to taxpayers. At no other time, continues the an nouncement, has it been so essential for counsel to be in close touch with the latest officially expressed attitude of the Treasury Department toward the very intricate new provisions of the taxing laws which are embodied in the revenue act of 1 !? 18. LOCAL BUILDING PERMITS BEGIN WINTER DECREASE Permits for building operations in the District fell off during November from the figures of October, accord ing to a report made public by the Du.ldine inspector. Permits for new buildings during the last month amounted to $1,208,040. Re pairs authorized during the month totaled $214,465. making a total of $1,422,505. Permits for new structures during October amounted to $2,898,255 and for repairs $328,347. This made a total tor October of $3,226,602. Officials of the building inspector's office explained that this slump in 'Pledged to Quality' Fourteenth St. at New York Ave. Shop Early for Christmas Gifts for Men Umbrellas Umb rellas for men and women, shown with the new est style handles. A sensible, practical gift sure to be ap preciated. $2.50 to $12.00 "His" Hat * Select it at (ioldheim's. You'll earn his gratitude. Our line is extensive and offers the best styles in domestic and foreign makes. $5.00 to $15.00 ' His" Shirt Xo finer or larger assort ment in the city. Rich, new and effective shirtings?includ ing broadcloth, crepe, Jersey and tub silks. $2.00 to $15.00 "His" Scarf Neckwear selected from Gold heim's will prove a big and happy Mirprise to "dad" or the boys. No matter what his preference may be?our stock offers choice of the richest and newest patterns and qualities. 75c to $6.00 ??????????*???????? *??** 1*4* I t tTi" I I ' RED PAINT ON RUSSIAN EMBASSY RAILINGS AND GATE SHOCKS SOLDIERS "Gee. I knew the 'reds' were 1 j hold, bad eggs, but I didn't think I j they'd have nerve enough for j ; that," said one of a group of Walter Reed patients who were I being given a motor ride one ! sunny day last week. They were I near 16th and L streets. "Nerve enough for what?" , queried a buddy. "Why, pipe the Russian em- | bassy," rejoined the first I speaker. "They must hav^corae in the nighttime, and been pretty slick at that, to put that coat of red paint all over those iron railings and iron gates." Sure enough, the color is there, but it doesn't mean that all Russia, including the diplomatic representatives of a non-bolshe vik government have gone over to the tenets and customs of the j radicals. The coat of scarlet is i startling, it must be admitted, j | but is simply a necessary pre- i ! limjnary to a coat of severe j I sable. November is not unusual, as building operations always decline during the winter months. The new structures authorized dur ing November were divided among the sections of the city and county of Washington as follows: Northeast. $7,140; southeast. $6,075; northwest, $893,200; southwest, $1,800; county. $802.630. i ARMY'S FROZEN BEEF SURPLUS TO BE SOLD Washingtonians will have an opportu nity to obtain part of the 34,215,000 pounds of frozen beef which will be re leased by the War Department, accord ing to an announcement from the de partment. Depots for the sale of this beef have been established in all sections of the country. Orders or inquiries from con sumers in Washington should be ad dressed to the zone supply officer at 17th and F streets or to the surplus property division in the munitions building. The beef will be sold through the Post Office Department to any county, municipality, community buying organi zation, institution, hotel, restaurant, re tailer or householder who purchases for immediate domestic distribution or con sumption. In accordance with the policy which it has established to control the sale of surplus supplies, the War Department will attempt to dispose of this beef ex clusively through those established trade channels which sell directly to the ulti mate consumer, until January 15. If, at the expiration of that time any portion of this surplus stock remains unsold, the War Department will attempt to dispose of the remaining surplus to the best advantage. The beef will he sold at 20 per cent less than Chicago quotations on dressed beef, medium steers, delivered f.o.b. to any point within the terriorial limits of the United States which has railroad connections. Finger again those treasured toys and baby clothes put away in lavender and help the Children's Hospital ai$ some present-day mother. DR. MONTGOMERY TO SPEAK. Board of Trade's Committee on Public Order to Meet. Rev. Dr. James Shera Montgomery is to be one of the speakers at the first meeting and luncheon of the new ly appointed public order committee of the Board of Trade, to be held at Harvey's at 12:30 o'clock Thursday. Odell S. Smith is chairman of the com mittee. The meeting* and luncheon is to be a get-together affair, with the newly elected officers and directors of the board in attendance. The topics to be discussed are traffic regulations and the women's bureau of the police department. Foster mother of thousands of sick babies?the Children's Hospital. ^5 ??? wftfto c@y j RELIEF WITHOUT QUININE | Don't stay stuffed-up! Quit blowing and snuffling! A dose of "Pape's Cold Compound" taken every two hours until three doses are taken usually breaks up a cold and ends all grippe misery. The very first dose opens clogged-up nostrils and air passages; stops nose running; relieves headache, dullness, feverishness, sneezing, soreness. "Pape's Cold Compound" Relieves at Once! 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