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BROOKHARTPLANS BOARD OF APPEALS Grievance Hearings Would Be Taken From Under* Departmental Control. | Predicting that his pay bill, now pending before the Senate, would pass that body by an overwhelming major ity, Senator Smith W. Brookhart (Re publican) of lowa last night publicly announced that he was preparing a bill to provide for a board of appeals out side of the Government departments and composed of “independent individuals” to hear grievances of Government em ployes and hand down decisions in em ployes’ cases. Speaking at a mass meeting under auspices of the Treasury local union of the National Federation of Federal Employes which packed the Interior Department auditorium beyond its ca pacity, Senator Brookhart announced also he was preparing a bill to “regulate the profits of gigantic corporations.” “When I hear of $100,000,000 cor porations making $200,000,000 profits, 1 ’ he said, “I feel like Increasing the sal ary of Federal employes, and I know Who to tax to pay it.” Referring to his pay bill, which went over in the Senate yesterday on objec tion of Senator King, Senator Brook hart said he was not only confident it would be adopted In the Senate, but "there is a suspicion that the main features will pass also over in the House committee.” Subject to Appeal. The Senator did not amplify details of his suggestion for a board of appeals, but said it would have a beneficial in fluence on Government departmental heads, who would know that their de cisions were subject to appeal. Officials of the National Federation of Federal Employes said after the meeting his proposal was similar to one they had been urging for a long time to set up a civil service board of appeals to hear all kinds of grievances of employes— on promotion, demotion, transfer, un just treatment or other matters. The Senator did not specify whether the proposed appeals board would be placed above the present Personnel Get Rid of Vile Nasal CATARRH and Stubborn Head Colds 30 DAY? 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The Senator asked employes, however, not to come to his office, as he was too busy, but he recommended they make their complaints through the federa tion. „ „ Representative Welch, author of the Welch bill, charged that his original measure had been “emasculated" to meet the desires of the chief executive, Director Lord of the Budget Bureau, and that Controller General McCarl had construed the Welch act in such a fashion that “he did a wrong.” He charged that McCarl had taken away “one-half cf the measley pittance given bv law" to the lower-paid employes and given to the higher grades “two or three times" what had been intended. But, he added, there was now no desire to take away from those higher paid the increases which McCarl had allowed. Fight Not Settled. The fate of the Welch bill, its author sr.id, “hasn’t settled well with you or with the people throughout the land.” He admonished the employes to take their case back to the voters and tell what had happened. “Keep your fight up," he challenged, "and you’ll get v.’hat you're entitled to —a living wage.” Mr. Welch predicted that if his original Welch bill were brought out on the floor of the House “they’d pass it, and over the President's veto, too.” Miss Gertrude McNally, secretary treasurer of the National Federation of Federal Employes, briefly sketched the new platform of the federation as work ing for the best features in both the pending Brookhart and Lehlbach bills. She said the federation would ask for the two additional top steps of the grade provided in the Brookhart bill, and also the provision in the Lehlbach bill which specifies that the Personnel Classification Board shall be the allo cating agency. The federation is opposed, she said, to any decrease in salaries as would be put into effect by the Lehlbach bill, but wanted very much to have enacted section 4 of the Lehlbach bill, which would take care of increases of pay in the field service. Retroactive pay on reallocations, 5 cents an hour more for charwomen, and an additional 5 cents an hour for the clerical-mechanical service also were asked. Workers at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing were being separated by “white cages.” Miss McNally said, charging, “They don’t do that at the Zoo—even the monkeys have cages that don’t hurt their eyes.” Luther C. Steward, president of the federation, who presided, and A. J. Oliver, national organizer, told of the advantages of belonging to the organi zation. Miss McNally addressed an overflow meeting in the corridors. THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, T>. U, TI7ESPAT, JANUARY 15, 1929. A New Yorker at Large House of Morgan Frowns on Publicity NEW YORK, (#”). —A partnership in J. P. Morgan & Co. is reputed in Wall street to be worth a million dollars a year to the man who wins one. It has another emolument, too—each partner, on his admission to the firm, receives from J. P. Morgan a white gold watch in token of his initiation. How and when the watches are pre sented is a secret within the firm, a personal matter between Mr. Morgan and his partners. The company alwavs keeps its austere side toward the pub lic. Never is there a suggestion of sentiment in its terse announcements, about once a year, that new partners have been admitted to the firm, not even when, as this year, the new mem bers snc!ude three sons of present and former partners—Henry Sturgis Mor gan, Thomas Stilwell Lament and Henry Pomeroy Davison. The partners are comrades as well as business colleagues, but few stories about their fellowship are ever told, for Mr. Morgan himself has a modesty and a distaste for public notice which amounts to shyness—a trait inherited from his father, and a tradition of the House of Morgan which his partners share and respect. Avoiding the Limelight. The man in the street knows a good deal about J. P. Morgan, but not by Mr. Morgan's wish. The public hears that Morgan's chrysanthemums or Guernsey cattle have won first place at a Long Island fair; that Morgan is cruising on irw\ (Jiy JLo a vfy most important group of motor ear buyers Certain American people are getting on land a lot. Oakland knows, for example, that 4 in the world. Many of them are just starting. progressive people are thrifty. But it knows But they’re headed up the ladder. Their ideas that their thrift is governed by real wisdom, of luxury and beauty are expanding. They They will not skimp in first cost when a few want finer homes, finer furniture, finer auto- additional dollars mean greater quality and mobiles. more impressive performance. They loye beauty. They want more luxury. They are con- These people form a most important n j j. * , 11 1 tinually demanding greater power and speed. group of automobile buyers. Their importance lies in the progress they are making. As they For this progressive group, Oakland has progress, their needs grow. Their ideas encom- now created a brand new Pontiac Six. It repre pass new standards of living. sents an even greater advancement oyer r . i everything else in its field today than the For three years, hundreds of thousands J ° J - . • k • , i original Pontiac represented in 1926. It offers of these progressive Americans have been buying the Pontiac Six. Some of them have aU the sty,e ’ Bafety and comfort advanta * e9 ■ *■. - * a.i_ jd . of entirely new bodies by Fisher. It will enable bought it as the first car they ever owned. But J J to most of them, Pontiac has represented P ro S ressive Americans to enjoy greater . n A r .i , . beauty, greater luxury and finer performance the first big step up from the lowest price ° J r _ , _ than ever at its price. It will take its buyers field. farther than ever up the ladder of motor car Three years of building Pontiac Sixes quality in one step. And that step remains for progressive Americans have taught Oak- ®s easy as ever to make. Watch for the PONTIAf k W ByjSfck at JMtll P'745 f.o.b. facto* % -f the Mediterranean in his yacht; that he has farms in Scotland and Virginia and an estate In England; that he is financ ing a revision of the Episcopal prayer book, or that he has a notable collection of old Bibles —not through Mr. Morgan himself, but through sources over which he has no control, and which he would silence if he could. The same aversion for the limelight is extended to the bank’s affairs, fortifying the public impression of it as an awe some and impersonal institution. The firm stationery is severely simple, carry ing on its letterhead no names of part ners nor even that of Mr. Morgan him self. merely the firm name and address: 23 Wall street. None of the partners have titles. The bank building itself is outwardly severe, with heavily barred windows and doors. An Informal Family. Yet within the bank the atmosphere is one of pleasant informality. At the left of the door is a waiting room for callers. Along the right wall are the desks of the partners in a long row' —simple mahog any desks partitioned from the lobby only by a counter and a head-high plate of glass. At the end of the row is Mr. Morgan's office, occupied also by a pair of his senior partners and cut off from the other partners’ desks only by another glass partition. The partners are easy of access. If a caller is known he is ushered to the partner’s desk. If not, the partner comes into the waiting room to meet him. Most vice presidents of neighborhood banks are harder to get an audience with. Os course, the gracious attendants at the door are men who can deal quickly and severely with mischief-makers, and the glassed and barred waiting room is an effective prison for cranks and ras cals. But these are second impressions. The greatest financial institution in America is much like any other bank— except that it has no publicity man. POTASSIUM IS FOUND TO HAVE STRONG FORCE Discovery of Rays More Penetrat ing Than Those From Radium Is Announced. BERLIN (AP). —Discovery of rays from potassium, which he says are more penetrating than those from radium, is announced by the physicist, Prof. Werner Kolhoerster of the Federal Techno-Physical Institute here. The fact that potassium is radioactive has been know r n to physicists, Prof. Kolhoerster says, and they know also Lr \ AND SPRAINED MY RIGHT ANKLE. J |T HURTS S 0 badly I r7' 13\ l SLEEP AT NIGHT. M /f l ( : 1 I>V f j jj\ PUT SLOANS LINIMENT ON I, V Lj ' Jr /J6~}\ VOUR ANKLE. SLOANS LINIMENT ( /jfc/ l\ ! »V iv^Sy'V VtA\ MAKES PAIN OO RIGHT AWAY nh/ J \ \ AND YOU CAN SLEEP - —> ) I r \ I /V\ \\ J GET A 35$ BOTTLE /lj / \ / 4 X V-v' 0F SLOANS LINIMENT / [ j X r \ / ‘ J 7X. AT ANY DRUGSTORE. I /Jyj that It emitted rays known as beta emanations. But the activity he found Is something different. While making tests of minerals that stretched in the shape of layers along the bottom of a mine near Strassburg he detected intense rays, described as gamma emanations. Experiments caused him to believe that these rays were reaching him after penetrating blue rock salt, which, he says, radium rays do not pass through. 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