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THE WASHINGTON TIMES,' TUESDAY; JULY 16; 1918. "
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First Installment of $120 Per Year Raise Is Paid To Department Employes
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INCREASES FOR
MANYAREfiELD
UP TO MIT
LI DECK
(Continued from First Pass.) -
Increase, "but Jt. Is within the power
of heads of these Institutions to in
crease salaries from funds so as to
make up for. the failure of the law to
cover these employes. There are
jnanjr thousands of employes paid
from lump-sum appropriations who
will hare to depend upon Increases
elven them In salaries and who will
not ?et the 120 a. Tear lncraia.
Eight thousand employes of the War
Bisk Bureau are, for Instance, de
terred -from the' additional compensa
tion, but there Is nothing In the law
to prevent executive heads increasing
their salaries from existing funds to
brine these up to approximately the
120 a year allowed the establish
ments created prior to January 30,
1910.
The understanding today Is that as
fast as possible competent clerks will
he given Increases from lump sum
rolls so that there maj not be gen
eral dissatisfaction. From many of
these lump sum rolls. It is stated by
officials, new clerks have -been receiving-
adequate 'salaries' for a long
time, but from others comparatively
low wages are paid.
The $120 a year does not go to era-
j viwjcb ui raiiruaos lajten aver uy me
United States, to employes paid from
ue postal revenues, employes of the
Panama Canal-zone or the Alaska en
gineering commission in .Alaska, era
' Ployes whose duties require only a
portion, of their time, employes' whose
services are utilized for grief periods,
employes who receive part of their
pay from outside sources under ar
rangement with the Government, or
to employes who serve volunteerlly.
Per Diem employes Benefit.
Thousands of per diem and piece
work employes. Including- those paid
by the hour, will benefit by the in-
The Weekly Meeting of the Tuesday Ladies9 Club
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FILM FEATURES
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Uruvum in "the Gira. Bf ma
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"OVER THE TOP."
LEADER
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crease, except those whose wages
may amount to over $2,500 a year on
the basis of 313, working days in the
year. The metho dof .computation
does jot apply "to per.'dlem employ es
regularly pajd alner ,dtera:'fpr'""every'
aay in the year, but the limit li .$2,500
a-year. - - .
Employes who may be getting
slightly over $2,500 a year' are not
barred from getting sufficient addi
tional compensation to make the total
J2.CS0 a year. That Is, if an em
ploye happens- to be drawing $2,550
a year he win be "given enough to
make his total 42.020.
Employes of the District Govern
ment share TvlthT Federal Government
"employes in the increase? ' District
employes yesterday "received their
first installments of the Increase.
The bill carefully guards the Gov
ernment against an Increase In the
prices to be paid for thousands of
new typewriting machines it will use
in this fiscal year. It is provided that
no machines shall be purchased in the
present year at prices exceeding the
lowest paid by the Government'ln the
past fiscal year. The law. lias-reference
to practically- the same models
of machines. "Reports -had reached
I Congress that "the typewriting' ma
chine companies were preparing to
hoist prices this year.
The commissioner of patrnts Is di
rected to advise th Comptroller of
the Treasury whether the changes In
any typewriter are of such strucj
tural character as to constitute a new
machine not within the llmtatlons of
this section."
TWO MORE WASHINGTON SOLDIERS
FALL IN ACTION AGAINST GERMANS
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THOUSANDS CHEERED
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THE ITALIAN
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The potato Is "value- received" In
food value.
AMUSEMENTS
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First Tim Here la VindrrlUs,
CHRISTIE HacDONALD
Irene Rowan' atrf' William "Hair la
CnpWs MliTOr." Ucsleal Comedy.
Herbert Williams and HUda Wolnu.
Jonla. "The Pearl of Hawaii;" Hurli
Herbert & Co.. Dickinson & Deacon. Ass
Grey. Donald E. Roberur. Others.
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DOWNTOWN TICKET bmCE.'ll Kth ST.
Open from 1.88 A. M. to J:J0-P. Jt,
BOEW'S COLUMBIA
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AMUSEMENT PARK
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FREE DANCING
Largest PsrOlon Souta of New Tort as
All Other AnresemeDts.
Steamer Charles Maealeates-
t&flr Sonoar. ttt Br. Wharf. 1 a. su; 13,
IM P. U. tee lUaaa Trip. Ins. War Tax.
Steamer Dallr. Exeept Snadajr few
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Great Falls Park. Va.
FREE DANCING
Free Motion Pictures
Popular Amusements
Cars ! 38th and t Sts. ,"W.
Jtoond Trip, SSe.
FOLLY BURLESK
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roptn.An prices
CHEWY CHASE LAKE
DANCING
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SEKGT. MAJ. WILUA1I J. GEARY.
Washlncton Boy Killed While In Action
"With the Marines.
U.S. SETTLES TROUBLES
AT MUNITIONS PLANT
The War and labor departments
today are taking steps to remedy a
labor and housing- situation at the
Bethlehem munitions works which
was hampering ordnance production.
The labor turnover, especially in
skilled toolmakers. die sinkers, and
first-class machinists, was enormous,
and the plant lacked housing facili
ties.
As a result, the United States em
ployment agency (a trying to. supply
needed men, white the Government
has set to work building houses.
A strike at the Mldvale plant.
which also threatened serious deple
tion of the ordnance output, has been
settled.
OF HER SON
"That .Is .the death be wanted to
die," said Airs. Claudia E. Geary of
her 'seta. SerstUMaJ. William J. aearrf
"Tie had' been a tnarlne 'since e
was seventeen years old, and for the
past nine years had been a fighting
soldier. I am -so sad; but there are
other mothers who have given more
than one boy. He was my only boy.
Ills father died nine years ago and -I
had hoped such 'a bright future for
my son.
Sergeant Major Geary was. bora In
Washington twenty-six years Ago and
attended public schools here. He
studied one year at "Tech" High
School. Then his father died and he
accepted a position as a messenger
In marine corps headquarters. He at
tended George 'Washington University
draughting school and the Corcoran
Art School in the evenings, while
working at marine corps headquarters.
He enlisted In the marines In 1910
and was detailed to headquarters till
the war broke out when he was offer
ed a commission on the staff of Major
General Barnett, commander of the
marine corps. He refused stating, "1
want to fight with a gun. not a pen."
He was sent to France a year ago.
His mother received a letter June
34. the date he was killed. "Little
did I realize that my boy was dead
when I read his hsppy letter." sobbed
the mother, "I never had the least
thought that he -would bo killed.
Neither did he. But of course I
thought he would be wounded." He
Is survived also by a sister. Miss
Elizabeth Geary, twenty-eight.
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FREDERICK J. FAGAN?
Eighteen-year-old boy, who sent this
photo to his "mother, Mrs. Kate E.
Fagan, 18 Seventh street northeast,
to "remember him by" shortly be
fore he fell in action.
SEC. LANE FORGETS
ALL ABOUT BIRTHDAY
AMUSEMENTS
Daily Mat. 2:10
25c to $1.00
NATIONAL
Eves, at 8:10
25c to S1.50
The crowds that viewed the initial showings
of the prima color feature, "OUR NAVV," and
the supplementary reels of natural color photog
raphy, yesterday were nnanlmons in their ex
pression that here is the wonder film of the year.
CAN YOU AFFORD TO MISS IT?
After a man has successfully with
stood the ravages of fifty-three con
secutive birthdays, he becomes ac
customed to 'em so much so, in
fact, that they mean little in his
young life.
So it was with Franklin K. Lane,
Secretary of the Interior, who bad
to be reminded yesterday that the
day should be celebrated as the fifty-fourth
anniversary of his birth
near Charlottetown. Prince Edward
Island. Canada. But the Secretary
of the Interior had nothing on the
newspapers they also forgot.
Mrs. Lane, who usually reminds
the Secretary of the day, happened
to be away with her children enjoy
ing, a vacation.
INSURANCE TAX EXEMPT.
Payments under accident insurance
or amounts received as the result of a
suit or compromise for personal Injur
ies are not subject to income tax, the
Internal Revenue Bureau ruled yesterday.
AMUSEMENTS
Criterion Theater
0TII A D STS. X. w.
Matlneec, 10c Evenings. 15c
Today and Tomorrow
"THE MASQUE
OF LIFE"
The sensation of the two continents
Introducing
Pete Monlebello, be wonderful
ehlsnpansrr star.
A thoniand and one thrlllx.
Jlrtclnnlns; Sunday "Romance of
Ike Underworld." Panl J. Arm.
MrooBM trrratcvt tns;e sqceess.
FLYER BURIED WITH HONORS.
PARIS, July 18. lAviator Vernon
Booth, of Chicago, a member of the
Lafayette Escadrille, who died in a
Scottish hospital at the front- from
an amputation of the leg, has been
burled with military honors. Booth's
machine crashed down following a
fight with a German.
FREDERH
FAGAN
SENT PHOTO 10
MOTHER
LOST BOY FOUND
BY TIMES RETURNS
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HOME WITH SISTER
"I now am colnr Into the trenches.'
Two weeks ago Private 'Frederics: T.
Fagan. IS Seventh street northeastr'sent
this message to his mother, Mrs. Kate
B. Fagan, from over there.
Today Mrs. Fagan, who is proprietor
of a dry goods store,-at IS Seventh street
northeast, received a telegram from the
War Department with this message,
"Killed in action.
Fagan, eighteen' years old, bad lived
in wasnington thirteen years. When
he was four years' old he moved from
Brooklyn with his' mother- and sister.
now Mrs. Mae Lynch, 18 Seventh street
northeast.
After being refused by recruiting
officers three times, he was finally ac
cepted. Be served on the Mexican bor
der in the District national guard, en
listing in July, 1916 His regiment was
ordered to Franco in November, 191T.
He was well known in Caoltol Hill
as the son of kind-hearted Mrs. Fa
gan," keeper of the notion store. He
attended the' District public schools,
and graduated from -the Wallach
School.
Want to start something!. Well.
secure some war savings staapat
they will' sorely speed, tie war's nc-
Edward, Vandyne, who disappeared
from his brother's home In Welltburjr.
W. Vs.. with a hobo on June 29. Vas
located today by The Times for his
sister. Cleo, who for several days has
been searching for her brother here.
The Times printed s story Sunday
that the girl was in the city. Then.
Mra, C. E. Phillips. 428 Third street
rnorthwest,-phoned The T.haej thaj'th,
boy, vrno is uurteea- years- oio. was
-working for her husband, .who had
paid a, week's board and room.lor.hlm
at the Boys' Home, Third and C
streets northwest.
The boy said conditions had become
intolerable at his brother. home and
he decided to- run away. He. walked'
sixteen miles, then asked a truck
driver for a ride. The truck took him
as ' tar as Braddoclc Heights. .M&,
where he met Mr. and Mrs-- Phillips,
whose car had broken down. The
man driving the truck stopped to help
Phillips repair his car and during
the conversation the boy told Phil?
lips that he had been ill-treated at
home and wanted a job; wanted to
make his own way in the world. Phil
lips, touched by the story of the Dors
treatment, took him home and gave
him jneals and lodging At the Boys
Home.
The next morning the boy started
tq work for Phillips but after a few
days QUIT, inai jod, saying no uw a.
nlace at the. Metropolitan Cftib as
buss boy. witn more pay.
when The Times notified the slate
of the boy's whereabouts, she Immedi
ately went to the raiiups some ana
told her story. Later the boy and
his sister left for their home.
SfCDANIELStDMMENDS'
two MEMMmi
Thomas OUeiofc -Brooklyn. ehie
boatswain's mite. jCprtaerli "on board
the U. S. 8. Waldva,rrwhlcti was sunk
on May 22. and Ensign Elwood li.
Hontx, D. 8. navar 'reserves, of Salt
Lake City. Utah, have bean "commend
ed for bravery by Secretary DanJeli.
to form oitjAjiiNnv
THE BL4.GUS -(via London), July 18.
Queen WUhelmins,ciiar- charge
Mljnher Salens; tberT.Dntcb, CathoHs
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guns and the batteries that repel submarines.
Marines are airmen, too. There isn't a job on
the top o' the earth, tbe Marines don't know and do." Kipling.
Men between the ages of 18 and 36 may enlist in the
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