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Stricken blind, deaf and mute at 19 months, she used all the hard won skill of many years to address the District Library Association from a prepared paper and to an swer questions from her audience. Miss Polly Thompson, her constant companion, stood beside Miss Keller to repeat each of the author’s state ments to make sure the audience grasped them and to spell questions into her hands. ■What is Miss Keller's favorite book?” asked Mrs. Philip Smith, chairman in the District of the Nation-wide drive for 10,000,000 books for soldiers. “The Bible.” “River of Light.” Miss Thompson did not need to repeat this for the audience. After a moment of complete silence, Miss Keller went on. "All through the years,” she said, “it has flowed through my silent darkness—a river of light.” In her prepared address Miss Kel ler had mentioned that she had heard service men read few oi as sies. Great weapons for the sol dier's “spiritual armory” could be provided by great literature, she said, but added she considered any book precious which gave a moment of freedom. Presenting one of her own books, “The World I Live In,” to John Russell Mason, president of the as sociation, she declared that when she holds a book in her hand, “lim itations fall away from me more than at any other time and I am free.” From the audience came a ques tion-if Miss Keller liked Mark Twain as well as biography, philos ophy and social science? When the group laughed at the query, Miss Keller laughed, too. “I can hear through the ears in my feet,” she said. Miss Keller learned to talk by feeling the throat vibrations of her teachers. Voice Is Soft. Although she cannot remember the sound of a human voice. Miss Keller has learned to reproduce the throat vibrations of a normal speak er. Her voice is soft with only its lack of expression and odd dwellings on certain syllables to betray the manner in which she learned to talk. Last night she seemed to respond to audience enthusiasm. In reply to questions her speech was nearly as clear as that of her interlocutor. Someone questioned at last that Miss Keller would be able to con tinue much longer standing in a long blue evening dress she had never seen before an audience she could not hear and answering their questions in a voice it took her years to acquire. "No, ask me another question,” said Miss Keller, "I will be glad to try it.” When she added, “I will try any thing once,” the audience broke into applause. When the audience finally let Miss Keller go. she climbed the steps of Coolidge Hall to sit between Miss Thompson and Mrs. Smith while films on Hawaii were shown by John V. Hansen. When the blues and greens and soft pastels of the Hawaiian scenery were flashed on the screen Miss Keller murmured delight. Her two companions were spelling out into her hands the quality of the color and tapping her fingers in time to the accompanying guitars. The Victory Book Campaign, for which Miss Keller was making an appeal, already has collected more than 25,000 books in the District, as well as 550 phonograph records and 50 pieces of music. Conservation of Paper Every citizen is called upon to see that not a pound of paper is wasted. Demand from every clerk that any unnecessary wrapping of packages or un necessary use of paper bags be dispensed with. Waste paper for paperboard is vital to the packaging of a great quantity of war equip ment. Do not burn newspapers, but, when you have saved enough for a bundle, give them to the school children who are co operating in the defense pro gram with the parent-teacher organization in The Star’s campaign for reclaiming old newspapers. Custom-Built LOVE SEAT ( NEW beauty for your living room with a custom built love seat stylized for charm and endurance. Now covered in muslin—but we will finish in your choice of materials with no increase in cost for labor or coverings. _ CHOICE OF MATERIAL Choose from luxurious tapestries, striped damasks brocatelles or plain damasks. Workmanship by experienced upholsterers in a manner that guarantees satisfaction. REUPHOLSTERING SLIP COVERS Any wing or club chair expertly Slip covers for any two-piece reupholstered and suite in new spring ^24.95 HOFFMANN Upholsterers 244718th St. N.W. COl. SI 16 Wrapping Content Planned To Teach Paper Conservation Star's World War Campaign Showed U. S. How to Save 400 Tons Daily America must change its bundle wrapping habits. Gone are the days, for instance, in which the practical joker sends a great parcel of 2 or 3 cubic feet capacity which when opened dis closes another smaller container and so on down to the final package which incloses a small bottle of perfume. Gone, soon, will be the day in more serious fields in which great quantities of unnecessary wrapping It started like this. material have been consumed by the merchants, small and large, in mak ing delivery to their customers or in preparing packages which are car ried from the store. There is an impending shortage of kraft paper which already is being felt seriously in many lines of in dustry. The heavy paper used in wrapping materials is a long fiber paper made directly from wood pulp. The development of the defense program has put a tremendous strain on existing facilities for its production and there is little possi bility that these facilities can be in creased to meet the growing de mands. Big Saving Effected. The only method by which the problem can be solved is to eliminate all wasteful use. The Star is undertaking to bring to the Washington public a full understanding of the situation. It is hoped that purchasers in the Dis trict and its suburbs may be ac quainted with methods by which very substantial savings can be effected. During the First world war, a similar condition existed and The Star, seeking to dramatize the situ ation, promoted a bundle-wrapping contest among employes of various stores to which the public was in vited. So successful was the undertaking, it was copied all over the United States and in a very short time an average saving of 400 tons of wrap ping paper per day was reported. The time appears pressingly at hand to bring this subject again to public attention. To that end, vari ous leading merchants and repre sentatives of the Merchants and Manufacturers Association were ap proached. Unanimous approval of the project was instantly forthcom ing and promises of enthusiastic co operation were given. The Star, therefore, Is arranging a bundle-wrapping contest to be held in a downtown auditorium on the evening of February 5. The place will be announced later. A committee representing various department and chain store execu tives will be selected and details of the program will be completed shortly. During the evening there will be various contests for which The Star will ofler Defense bonds and Defense stamps as prizes. In addition there will be an entertain ment program including moving pic tures. It is hoped that out of the drama tization of the situation the public will be educated to receive many of its presently wrapped articles in the containers which cover them as they rest on the store shelves and coun ters. It is hoped that, going even further, purchasers will ask that articles be given them unwrapped. It has been a common spectacle to see a clerk take a tube of tooth paste, for instance, from a shelf and wrap it or place it in a bag; Or it may be that a package of breakfast food or a pair of shoes already pro tected in a box at the time of ship ment from the factory has been se curely hidden beneath a covering of plain and unnecessary wrapping paper. Waste Must Be Curtailed. The same is true for books, for many articles of clothing, for cos metics and other kinds of toilet goods, for various dry groceries and so on through an infinite list of articles which have been wastefully wrapped in the past. Conditions are different now. Every scrap of material wasted, every moment of time uselessly ex That was hard work—and wasteful. pended hampers to some degree the war effort. In 1916, Washington demonstrated to the Nation how to save 400 tons of wrapping paper per day. No4v, in far more serious cir cumstances, Washington, with the co-operation of the stores, again will set an example which will have j an important bearing on the steady ! acceleration of production of those materials and equipments which will ring the death knell of totalitarian ism. As details of the bundle-wrapping contest are completed, they will be made public. Your Income Tax— No. 23—Income Constructively Received Income which becomes the prop erty of a person during the taxable year should be included in his gross income even though he does not have physical possession of it. This occurs wherfe income is uncondition ally credited to his account or set apart subject to his order at any time, and such income is said to have been constructively received. If, under an agreement, a tax payer’s debt is paid for his benefit by another, the effect is the same as if the money had been paid to the taxpayer and he transmitted it to his creditor. It often happens that a taxpayer who owns property agrees that the income from such property shall be paid .to a third party, or he may contract to per form services for a second party, and it is agreed that the compensa tion shall be paid to a third party. In each case the amount paid to the third party at the taxpayer’s order Is taxable to the taxpayer as constructively received income. Where interest coupons have ma tured and are payable, such interest, though not yet collected, is to be included in gross income of the owner of the coupons for the year during which the coupons mature, unless it can be shown that there are no funds available for payment of the interest during that year. Interest credited on a savings bank deposit is income to the de positor when credited. Interest or TO EMPLOYERS OF SALESMEN! The motor car retail sales divisions have attracted many of the most successful salesmen in industry. Many have risen “from the ranks,” gone up the ladder of success and now are leaders in National affairs—while innumerable others are heading their own firms or other large industrial cor porations^ Today the motor car retail sales business is to all practical purposes thru—“for the duration.’’ This situation requires us to release all our retail salesmen, who, in our opinion, as a group are the best in the country—and individually, all-sound, mature, aggressive, successful—all gentlemen. If in your business you have requirements for men of this calibre, we suggest you consider retail motor car salesmen to do your job, particularly consider our men. They sure can sell—and will hang up records for you, as they have done for us. If interested—please call NAtional 3300. J. H. Leppert General Manager Capitol Cadillac Company • --"-w ^g fc V. JOHNSON * says VAN B. TAYLOR popular local master of ceremoni "I had always been skeptical of anyone being able to do any thing about abnormal hair loss," says Mr. Taylor. "My hair loss became so bad that I consulted F. D. Johnson. I was impressed with his honesty and frankness. He said, 'Forget the hair you've lost, your battle is to keep it from becoming worse.' I have had a number of treatments and my only regret is that I did not do it sooner. If i you have trouble with an ft itching scalp and hair loss, I you won't go wrong by con ■ suiting F. D. Johnson." ■ Phone NA. 6081. dividends credited unconditionally to shareholders of a building and loan association are taxable in conte for the shareholder for the year of the credit. If, however, the amount of such credits cannot be drawn by the shareholder until the maturity of the share in a future year, then it is not income to him during the year of the credit. ’ Income received for a taxpayer by his agent, such as rental pay ments, is taxable income' to the taxpayer for the year of its receipt by the agent. Billions for victory, or tribute to dictators. There is only one answer. Buy United 8tates Defense savings bonds and stamps 1 Auto Parking ’Profiteering' b Banned in New Bill The Public Utilities Commission would be given complete control over operations of commercial ga rages and automobile parking lots and the rates they charge, under provisions of a bill introduced tc day by Representative Dirksen, Re publican, of Illinois. . Primary purpose of the proposed legislation, Mr. Dirksen said, is to prevent “profiteering” by Washing ton garage and parking lot operators. Broad in scope, the bill would give the commission authority to clas sify garages and paring lots “as it may deem necessary in the public interest,” and to fix “fair and rea sonable charges” for each type of accommodation. Other provisions would require garage and parking lot operators to take out a license and make bond of $1,000 for payment of any. judg ment for damage to motor vehicles while in storage. The annual license fee prescribed is $10 for each capacity of 25 vehicles or less and $5 for each additional capacity of 25 vehicles, or major fraction thereof. • Penalty for violation of regulation promulgated by the commission would be a maximum fine of $300 or Imprisonment for not more than 90 days. Our boys at the front need a steady flow of supplies. You can assure this by systematic purchase of United States Defense savings bonds and stamps. BROOKLAMD STOVE Clm an COAL Smokalmmt *10.25 ?S5 THE BBOOKLAHD CO. C..I—Fad Oil—Falaia 3912 GA. AVE. 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