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10 VOTE PARLEY D. C. Committee Members Asked to Attend Meeting on Suffrage Poll. Members of the Senate and House | District Committees have been invited to attend the mass meeting to be held tomorrow night at Central High School to arrange final details for the suffrage I plebiscite April 30. Invitations have bepn extended to the committee members by Wilbur S. Finch, chairman of the Citizens’ Con ference on District Suffrage, which is sponsoring the plebiscite. Meantime plans were being pushed forward for the suffrage vote by the subcommittee on elections, headed by William H. Mondell. At a special con ference in his office Mr. Mondell con ferred with a committee of representa tives from the citizens' associations concerning selection of supervisors for the various precincts. At the confer- ; ence were Harry N. Stull, David Babp 1 and Orrin Davy. Information Booth. The Junior Board of Commerce has thrown its support behind the plebis- : cite and extended its offer of co operation. The board was repre sented by Bradfoni Ross, chairman of : its Committee on National Repre sentation. who conferred with Chair man Mondell of the Elections Com mittee. With a view to helping inform the public as to the plebiscite. The Star \ today opened an information booth in its lobby, which will make available ! all necessary information concerning the movement. A committee of outstanding women | civic leaders has taken over responsibil- ■ itv for operating the booth and will assign from day to day various groups of publ.r-spirited women who volun teer their time to the cause. Committee Members. The committee consists of Mrs. Edna L. Johnston, Mrs. H. L. Parkin son and Mrs. Alfred Klein, all of whom are members of the Voteless IX C. League of Women Voters. Mrs. Parkinson also is a member of the Women's Bar Association and is chair man of the Committee on Laws and Legislation of the Burleith Citizens'! Association. Mrs. Klein is a member of the Women's Bar Association and of the D. C. Legislative Conference, i Mrs. Johnston is president of the Kalorama Citizens' Association and treasurer of the Voteless D. C. League. In the booth, where The Star formerly displayed its Art Apprecia tion pictures, are presented cartoons by Clifford K. Berryman. Star car toonist, depicting the voteless plight of the District of Columbia. The central cartoon shows the District calling on Washingtonians to vote in the plebiscite. The two questions are shown: ‘ Do you want the right to vote for officials of your own city government? Do you want the right to vote for Presi dent and members of Congress from the District?” John B. Colpoys. chairman of the Democratic State Central Committee, who is United States marshal here, issued a statement last night urging Washingtonians to vote in the j plebiscite. Held Un-American. Pointing to the Boston Tea Party as an example for home rule for Washington, he said: ‘ It was never intended by the fa thers of our country that a situation should exist such as can be found in the District of Columbia. The great est heritage that should be ours is to make us American citizens in all that the name implies. "I would liken our condition here somewhat to conditions prevailing in some of the foreign countries, where they are deprived of a voice in govern ment. Surely this is not American. | “To accomplish our purpose we must continue to agitate, educate and organize. I ask that all residents of the District go to the polls on April SO and register their opinion on this vital and most important question.” Chairman Mondell of the Elections Committee and Arthur Clarendon Smith, civic leader, will discuss the plebiscite at the Sunday evening serv ice at Lincoln Congregational Temple, Eleventh and R street*. LEWIS URGES UNIONS BACK SPENDING PLANS; John L. Lewis, chairman nf the Com mittee for Industrial Organization, called on all C. I. O. affiliates today to support the relief-spending program outlined by President Roosevelt last ! week and now before the House Ap propriations Committee. The program should provide jobs for 3.500.000 un employed, Mr. Lewis said in a letter. "Enactment of the program for re lief and recovery, in addition to an adequate wages and hours bill, are the first steps necessary to stem the de pression and begin a return to recov ery." the C. I. O. leader said. “No ef forts should be spared in seeking en actment of these measures." One-Armed Man F iles $50,000 Suit Over Tombstone Inscription Causes Him to Be Suspected of Murder, He Says. 8? »h« Associated Press. LEHIGHTON, Pa., April 21.—A one armed deputy game protector charged today In a $50,000 damage suit against a monument firm that an inscription on a tombstone over the grave of a man killed on a hunting trip had caused him to be suspected of mur der. The tombstone, built by the Wenz Oo., Inc., of Allentown. Pa„ was erected nine months ago over the grave of Aquila Henning, fatally shot five years ago. The 8-foot stone depicts a one-armed man leveling a pistol at another man and bears this inscrip tion: "An innocent soul sent to eternity.” Harry Wilkinson of Freeland, Pa., the protector who brought the suit, and his brother Robert were members of the hunting party. Robert was freed of a charge of murder in Hen ning’s death. At his trial he testified he fired a shot at Henning when he aaw him aiming a shotgun at Harry. D. C. Plebiscite Information Booth Opens :: ; : In the lobby of The Evening Star is shown the information booth where Washingtonians are getting information concern ing the vote on D. C. suffrage April 30. Officiating at the booth are, left to right: Mrs. H. L. Parkinson, Mrs. Alfred. Klein and. Mrs. Edna L. Johnston. __•—Star Staff Photo. * Americanize The Washingtonian The half million Americans of the District constitute the only community in all the expanse of the continental United States— populous, intelligent, public spirited, of adequate resources—which is denied representation in the National Government. As a suitor in the courts of the United States the District resi dent has, the Supreme Court says, a lower standing than an alien. To Obey; to Pay; to Figbt. In relation to national laws the sole function of the District resi dents is to obey. They take no part in making the laws which they must obey. In relation to national taxes their sole function is to pay. They have nothing to say, like other taxpayers, concerning the amount and kind of taxes they shall pay and how the tax money shall be spent. In relation to national war their sole function is to fight in obedi ence to command. They have no voice, like other Americans, in the councils which determine war or peace. They have no representation in the Government which requires them to fight, to bleed and perhaps to die. National representation is a distinctive, basic right of the Ameri can citizen—in a government of the people, by the people, for the people—in a government which roots its justice in consent of the governed—in a representative government which inseparably couples taxation and arms-bearing as a soldier with representation. Since the half million Americans of the District pay national taxes, obey national laws and go to war in the Nation's defense, they are entitled on American principles to be represented in the National Government, which taxes them, which makes all laws for them and which sends them to war. Not to Disturb National Control. The constitutional amendments which we urge empower Congress to correct this inequity without disturbing In the slightest national con trol of the Capital. Congress retains every power in these respects that it now possesses. All that happens will be that the District becomes a small fractional part of that Congress, and politically an Integral part of the Nation which that Congress represents. National representation will clothe the Washingtonian with a vital American privilege, to which he is undeniably in equity entitled; will cleanse him of the stigma and stain of un-Americanism, and, curing his political impotency, will arm him with a certain power. It will relieve the Nation of the shame of un-Americanism at its heart and of Impotency to cure this evil. It will inflict no injury or hardship upon either Nation or Capital to counteract these benefits. Consistency and justice; national pride and self-re spect; the will to efTace a shameful blot from the national escutcheon; the spirit of true Americanism and righteous hatred of autocracy in any guise; the patriotic impulse toward full preparedness of the Nation as a champion of democracy and representative government everywhere in the world—all combine to make irresistible at this very moment our appeal for the necessary amendment of the Constitution. The Capper-Norton Amendment: What It Is and What It Is Not. I. What it is and does: By enabling Congress to give the District of Colum bia voting representation in Congress and the Electoral College, it will become possible to— 1. Make Americans of over a half million people—soon to to be a million—whose present political prospects are less than those of aliens elsewhere in America. 2. Put into force (though tardily) the principle of “no taxation without representation” at the center of the American republic. 3. Add representative participation in Government, now denied, to the duty, always borne, of supporting that Government by paying taxes and fighting. 4. Remove the present stigma, humiliation and moral an1..P°|,Vca* enf**blement resulting from permanent political impotence of a people more numerous than the population in each of 10 American States (Census Bureau’s 1937 estimate). 5. Make the heart of our own Nation “safe for democ racy having in 1917-1918 engaged in a world crusade lor democracy. 6. Make it no longer possible to say that the American Capital City is the only national capital that has no voice in its National Government. II. What it is not and does not: Our constitutional amendment— 1. Does not propose the admission of the District of Co lumbia as a sovereign State. 2. Does not propose the destruction of the “Ten-mile sy,u?™ provision of the Constitution or lessen in the slightest degree the complete control of the Nation over the District. 3. Is not in itself a measure for local self-government, but is an essential step to obtain that effective partici pation in local government which is in reality approxi mate self-government and not a delusion. 4t Does not disturb in any way the financial relation of the Nation and Capital, either by the abolition or per P;tuat,on of the definite proportionate contribution fThese same points apply in general and in principle to the Lewis-Randoljfh amendment.) BUSBOY GETS $1,150 SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 </P).— A year ago Guadalupe Martinez, 39 year-old busboy, found a $1,000 bill and three $50's. He told police and the find was ad vertised, but no one claimed it. T( day the money was turned over 1 Martinez for keeps. "I'm not going to get married c it,” he said. "That's not enoug nowadays. I’m going to have ir teeth fixed.” uni—.. $1,000,000,000 Is Declared Available to Boost Big Business. By the Associated Press. A high administration official said today that President Roosevelt's efforts to promote federally-financed expan sion in the utilities industry were aimed at eventual stimulation of a j huge utilities building program, i The Reconstruction Finance Corp. ! announced yesterday it was ready to j meet the financial needs of all comers in an attempt to end the industry's construction slump. White House advisers have estimated that possibly a $1,000.000 000 utilities building program could be undertaken immediately, with quirk and far-reach ing effects in other industries such as steel, cement, brick and lumber. Utilities executives told the President several months ago they were about j $3,600,000,000 behind normal building schedules. Impetus to the campaign to enlist utilities in the recovery movement came from a conference yesterday be tween the President. Chairman Jesse H. Jones of the R. F. C„ and William O. Douglas and John W. Hanes of the Securities Commission. i omplaint From Utilities. Mr. Jones said afterward the utilities had complained they were unable to get money for expansion and that now the R. F. C . with available funds of $1,500,000,000. was ready to supply that money, either through loans or I through purchase of bonds. Another informed official said that several small companies have evidenced a desire to obtain Government money and that the administration “hopes the larger ones also will take ad vantage" of the R F. C. offer. Other phases of the recovery pro gram went forward swiftly. The House Appropriations Committee called Au brey Williams, deputy W. P. A. admin istrator. to testify on the supervision of work relief. Administrator Harry Hopkins, ap pearing before the committee yester day. forecast an increased relief load beginning July 1. He said the *1,250. 000,000 requested for relief from July 1 to February 1. 1939. would care for 2.800.000 -unemployed, 200,000 more than at present. Mr. Roosevelt prepared to send Congress by tomorrow at the latest a message recommending reciprocal State-Federal taxation of future issues of Government securities and the salaries of all public officials. New low-rent housing and slum clearance projects totaling *40,728,000 received presidential approval. Program Advocated. Meanwhile. Janies A. Farley, chair man of the Democratic National Committee, and James Roosevelt, the President's son and secretary, advo cated the administration's recovery program in speeches in Garden City, N. Y., and Middletown, Ohio, respec tively. Mr. Farley told the Nassau County Democratic Club: "If the moneys spoken for in the President's recent recommendations to Congress put us as far ahead of where we are today as the sums expended in the past put us above where we were six years ago,” he said, “it will be the best Investment this Nation ever made. “It is because of these things that the country retains its faith in & President who had the skill to recog nize the emergency that confronted the country when he came to office and the courage to find new paths to lead us out of the wilderness of the depression.” Young Roosevelt, addressing a din ner of Middletown Democrats, de clared that recent experience in cut Give your porch the protection of Moore's Porch ond Dock Point 922 N. Y. Ave.No. 8610 RESORTS. _ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. ATLANTIC CITY —— —-^ HOTEL DENNIS OK THC BOARDWALK I DELIGHTFUL IN SPRING / > WAITER J. BUZIY, Inc. EDUCATIONAL. STENOTYPY Beginner*’ Glatt April 25, 5 TEMPLE ^SCHOOL 1420 K Street N«. 2251 ting public works expenditures, showed "when we taper off, your income goes down and we go farther away from a balanced budget.” T here would have been a balanced budget this year, he said, if the greater national income produced by Govern ment spending from 1933 through the first months of 1937 had maintained its higher level. Spending was stopped, he said, at the insistence of those who argupd "business could go ahead under its own steam," but the result was that "business quickly went into a tsilspin j and the national income dropped $12 - 000.000,000.” "The Federal Government ran pull the country out of depression by spending wisely and can drop the coun try in again by economizing foolishly,” he asserted. At Madison, Wis, Gov. Philip F. I^a Foliette, followed a similar theme, but he was sharply critical of the tapering off. "The national administration be lieved that the war on the depression had been won and that we were out of the woods,” La Foliette said. "In stead of a comprehensive program it began to break ramp and disband its army. Bob i Senator Robert La Foi lettei and I disagreed with this policy.” Gov. La Foliette declared that the Federal administration could have prevented the recession, which he called “the same old depression right back on our doorstep.” *-— • , - MALE VOTERS HONEST BLOOMINGTON. Ind , April 21 —Male votes at Indiana University are not for sale. Members of one of the four sor orities backing candidates in the prom queen election disclosed they bought $50 worth of cigars and $25 worth of popcorn for the junior men voters. The sorority's entrant lost. Assails Dickstein After Rioting During Rally in New York. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. April 21—A con gressional investigation of the activi ties of Representative Samuel Dick stein, Democrat, of New York, was asked by the German-American Bund today following a riot at a Bund rally celebrating Adolf Hitler's 49th birth anniversary. Seven men, members of a group who attended the meeting wearing American Legion caps, were beaten so severely by uniformed storm troopers that they required hospital treatment. Pour persons were ar rested. A squad of 75 policemen fought half an hour to restrain street crowds, in tent on retaliating, from invading the meeting. The rally, held in a casino in York ville, Manhattan's German community and scene of many pro and anti Nazi demonstrations, was attended by ap proximately 3,500 Bund members and sympathizers. James Wheeler Hill, National Bund secretary, in a telegram to Speaker t. 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GOTT, President Bankhead In Washington, said Rep resentative Dickstein, a critic of the Bund, had predicted in Congress there would be bloodshed if the meeting were held. ‘‘We respectfully emphatically re quest,” the telegram said, “immediate investigation to determine any con nection of Representative Dickstein with troublemakers who attempted to cause riots at this meeting and fur ther request public censure of Repre sentative Dickstein for any remarks Inciting to riot he may have made.” Jean Mathias, one of the injured veterans, said the riot began when he “ose to interrupt a speaker, who had mentioned President Roosevelt and' Secretary of State Hull during his address, delivered in German. “I asked ‘will there be any English spoken here?' ” Mr. Mathias said, “and with that a bunch of men in Nazi uniforms jumped up and began to punch me and trample on me.” “Lave,” the new lignite soap In Austria, may be used without water. Firemen to Meet. 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