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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY: FEBRtJARY 2b" 1919. yv House and Senate Conferees Agree on $240 Pay Bonus for U. S. Employee " : : 7 : 1 11 i w OR FIXING ES ALSO S PROVIDED Government employes rceceiving as j their basic salary ?".oOO a year or ess are assured of the $240 increase f pay for the next fiscal year begin ning July 1 as a result oT an agree ment which has been reached on the legislative bill by the conference com mittee of the two houses. Employes of the District government and teach ers in public schools receive the bene fits of the increase. The "War Risk Insurance Bureau employes will get a bonus of $120 a year. At the same time, provision is made for the .-special commission to investi gate salaries and submit a perman ent plan for their reclassifipation. As to the controversy whether "lame dudes" or members whosi terms expire Tuesday, shall be on the commission, that is left to the' Vice President and Speaker. Employes are protesting against any but active members of Congress serving. The conference report provides the com mission shall bo made up of two mem bers of th Senate and two of the House who served in the Sixty-fifth Congress. A report from the commission, with . recomendation for standardization or pay ana increases in some cases will be forthcoming by next Decern- ber, when the regular Ion,? session of 1 the new Congress ppciu. The investi gation extends to employes of the District, government. The conferees agreed on a public building commission to allot space in i the Government structures in Wash ington. It is to bo made up of two , members of the Senate and the House, the Superintendent of'thc Capitol, the officer in charge of public buildings ' and grounds, and the Supervising Ar chitect or acting Supervising Archl- j tect of the Treasury. The fact the conference report has ' been agreed on means the legislative j bill will become a law by the end of , this session. That is. while it will j j take effect July 1, it will not have to I wait on the extra session for Ilnal j passage. Ain't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin'? Copyright. MIS. by the Tribune Association. -:- By Briggs CONFER ON PAY R S E! J. El ffOY AFTER YOU'VE BEEN BAWLS I BY An OFFICER for having tour hands in Your pockets - ano By another officer, for -salutin6 with ccgarctte- in your mouth Wage, increases for 2.000,000 rail road employes arc involved in wage schedules being ,considered today at conferences between Director Gen eral of Railroads "Walker D. Hines and representatives of the four brother hoods. The last increase, which netted the employes about $350,000,000. was granted May 25, 1918. The present demand will not equal this sum. it is stated unofficially. ADVERTISEMENT Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days. Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles. Stops Irritation; Soothe? and Heals. You can get restful sleep after the first application. Price. 60c. Shipyard workers will not fare so well as railroad employes, since Uncle Sam goes out of business on March 31, as labor adjuster for them. It will be up to the yards after that date to settle heir own labor disputes, says Charles Piez, general manager of the Emergency Fleet Corporation. An' ef fort will be made to have district ad justment boards formed to handle lo cal disputes. The Government, it became known last night, has spent more than $300, 000,000 paying wage Increases under the Macy adjustment board's schec-ules. - IF RnallY one Day You Deceive- Your, Discharge '- AND 8V STILL ANOTHER for havimg the qyjER-- COAT UNBUTTOfe' Awed Visitors Listen to "Pretty Baby" Played by Wireless Phonograph I Uncle Sam lifted the lid from his box ft electrical wonders put at the Bu reau of Standards last night and per mitted a hundred or more visitors to' peep Into the hitherto Jealously guard ed mysteries of-America's latest mar jvels of invention. The Government permitted a. limited 1 number of .visitors to visit the bureau to see a specially- arranged exhibit show- Ing the electrical devices that hastened the downfall of the Kaiser's armies. Talking to Paris and Berlin by wire less. H"ing an auditorium with music automatically made by the caller and the phone bell at the number called is rung at intervals of about fifteen see ends until the call is answered o. until the party" making the call break the circuit by hanging up "his re ceiver. 2,000 Turas a MlnHte. TJie apparatus set up for demon strating the synchronization of a, ma chine gun with the anpiui.e jvpeti -was put into actual operation, and a. belt of cartridges was fired througl. metai piate affixed to transmitted bvrndn-tet.nfcnn , '""?' """ a proeue bui,dm iwJi h,,..r"A;r-r,:"-t "vowing at a speed of 2,980 revola ......... jM.u j, tinna m nn -AMD Tue NEXT BAY You OOM CtVILLlAN CLOTKSS AMD YoU SG& AisPFtCSR A"PPROAOVtJG t STt exn er& mJ ente thatVROdas coffc?" ill Kr H v t iKvvBnHkv f g ' mjG Sp8SiiM eaFi- i oM w ! iMaiicJ labor leaders and the Government, the War Labor Board is adjusting minor disputes in various industries. The' board, last night -announced a I shorter working day has been grant- ed marine workers In all New York Cooking ability is judged only by harbor craft operated by the Govern- ths tasto. Wilkins Perfect Coffee ment and tl,e Ked Star Towing and ran be relied upon to please all the Transportation Company. There is . fu ,i;i i: no increase in wages. To avert serious consequences as a result of possible industrial unrest, Frank Morrison, secretary of the American Federation of Labor, has offered a recommendation that build- . ing projects of the Government be de- j layed no longer. Carrying out of the i building program this year would offer employment to many and do , much to relieve the situation, he says J Secretary Morrison's recommenda- ' tion was made on a cable gram from ' live members of the executive council ' of the federation who are now in Eu rope making a study of working con- . ditions there. pp.lmvi: vy nr. ti, .i i.. , While, various phases of the situa- i ,1m,j , . ' , '.." ', , .." : , .. . ...... decided to ask the Japanese legation iiiii rtr iiriMiiivini' in arinnrinn nr i - - ,.,, sn . u..iiuiuii u - AAJO VtX CAKJ DO THfcS - 0h-h-h- boy! 5 aijO't it a GR-KJAHD FESLIM'? V, 5l7?v . talking through thin air over wireless telephones; firing a stream of machine gun bullets Jhrough a. propellor "making 2.000 revolutions a, minute these were So mo of the marvels that made the vis J itors gasp. TT C5 .. n . puring the closing months of the war the Cerman artillerymen were confused and astonished by the accuracy of the American gunners, made possible by an instrument exhibited last night. This Instrument, known as a sound ranger, consisted of three stations set up in the front line trenches. "When a German J gun opened fire the sound waves sent out ncic ifw:vcu uiu revurucu automatically by each of the three stations. Then a mathematically inclined ar tillery officer at each 'Station would plot the position of the gun with re lation to the other two stations and within five minutes American shells would' 2egin dropping in to visit the German gun crew with immediate and disastrous resn I s. "It w. j- At this speed the tiss of the propeller blade travel at a speed of seven miles a- minute, or 43ft miles an hour. Yet none of the bailor holes in the metal plate were witVii six Inches of the blades. By the use of the radio telepl an aviator .can locate the exs tion of a landing field wltit-vhlch h-. is unfamiliar, even onthe darkeec night, by means of a Iftrge electric col throwing off sound waves, which art intensified by the approach of the air plane. The closer the pilot ap proaches the ' field the louder th nQise he hears. J- DAVISONTO REMAIK AS " HEAD , OF THE RED CROSS Henry P. Davison has consented,' it the request of President Wilson, In remain at the head of Red Cross r tivlties as chairman, until the wof&l conference of Red Cross cx;ft! wi fecting this device that Ca'pt," Ernest have completed Its deliberations at welbei, of tne juretu of jauua.us.i uene. wnicn win do thirty days "era peace ueciarauon is signed. Since the Red Cross War Council ceases to exist on March 1, Chairman: Davison would no longer be connected with the Red Cross. He will devote his entire time to the projected worli conference. 7 1 3A.C. CHINA SEEKS JAP SPEED UP NAME MONEY FOR ARMY; OF PEACE, IS PLAi gave hi3 life on the western front. - , 3Iulc Through Air. 1 One -of Ihe most Interesting fea- turcs tomany of thevisitdrs was the I transmission of music -through the air. A scronn of ign& r-T. -n and nay radio men grouped about a radio-telepnone set in a time loviin in' the wireless building played . "Pretty Baby," and other musical ! hits on a phonograph placed before i the mouthpiece of the wireless phone. . The music was transformed into electric waves and passed, through Acceptances of the invitation to stated today, but they will be present j the air to the other phone let placed oftAfi4 Vm. -. , . i ir , tl frr, 7 if, " 7, Z only as listeners, and will not speak, in todav from tn phipf nTpciivonnn r ' ... - vv v v. .MHVb C?.4 Vl w.f. . octrciury ui Lkiuor viiaon touay nearby States, and it is dielieved that when the meeting opens in the East loom of the White House next Mon day morning there will be at least thirty-five in attendance. Roger W. Babson, who has taken charge of arrangements for the con- 1 Terence, today telegraphed the gover was at work on a speech to be de livered before the conference either Monday afternoon or Tuesday fore noon, and in which he is expected to urge the resumption, to as great an extent as possible, of public works and buildings. time the freshness. daily roasting assures ' ge A". Everit Macy, head of the so called Macy adjustment board, which ,ias prepared wage schedules for nany industries engaged in Govern ment work, acted as umpire in the i.arine workers' dispute in New York. About 16,000 workers arc involved. for 37.000,000 yen, the balance of the 20,000.000 yen ($10,000,000) loan ,con tracted last September for the Chfne.se war participation bureau. This action was taken at the in stance 01 tne military party to rurthtr i the purposes of the national defense ' army, which many fear is beinx trained to light the south and control the President. It is hoped that the publication of this Chinese action will prevent pay ment under the unratified agreements ' which have ben submitted to the peace conference. nors. urclnc that throusrh the nress speed up tne peace machine. 0f their States they gather as manyi This is expected to be the burden suci-estions as possible as to public Tooting a born on Armistice Day of the message President Wilson will sentiment on the great problem of) did not end your part In winning a impress upon the governors of many' reconstruction facing the nation. peace vrlth victory, raying your In states summoned here for a recon- Members of the Cabinet will attend I come tnx make, nor, .ni nni. !,. and. the session Tuesday afternoon, it was looting a horn. slruction conference on March in the bureau auditorium. Here the electrical waves were transformed once more to sound waves, increased In volume, and the visitors seated in various parts of the audit6rium were treated to an aerated rendition of the music which was being created many yards away. By this arrangement Washington merrymakers will soon bo able to dance to the music made by an orchestra on one of New York's roof gardens. Among other wirejess, radio, and telephone exhibits was an automatic telephone switchboard of the kind proposed not long ago for Washing ton. By this device connections. are 3IANLY TO DISCUSS FltOBtEMSV Basil M. Manly, joint chairman of the War Labor Board with ex-Presf dent William H. Taf t, will address tb employes of the National Capital Press, the Army and Navy Register and the Government Advertiser at "Hu entertainment Saturday night in th rooms of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 611 Twelfth street north west. He will speak on Moving pic tures of current events. Music, danc ing and refreshments will comply the program. P8r I C n'?S'l:8?X.OUtaMatf I nn - thlo .1i..tno nnn ...... .... I Jl VV 1 Ka, iMnaa. HmrnU mmh I , - ,-... -., w.. ...v.0 u.wwuo..lc i YinmTot'TmeM.irt.x:jZiT;t I T"- 1 I 1 II I KiD Dandruff With Cuticnra BURNSTJNE'S . ' ESTABLISHED ST YEARS X DIAMONDS .VL. -.. jL - Ana -aner v rrecious oiones r i-i-' r.: :.l'j t d. l.ZIi -sill rzr iTZzz-si uiMMunu CArufis. 'njjj . i r i mr 36! PEHNA. AVE. PHONE MAIN 5382 (.old. Silver, ntul I'lntinum Parchased tor 3Ianufacturlns Purpose. EIGHTY TREATIES GIVE JAPAN HOLD ON CHINA Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, now in ' Europe, was the target of an attack t last night by "Uncle Joe" Cannon in I i2eUtSB T,'at fT h,d n China "i States today." ' raan valuable Chinese concessions is ' . (strengthened by nearly eighty j tfalungALiwn Save Your EYES Without them you'd be helpless. Thousands of peo ple are nelectin their eyes and impairing their vision yet do not realize it. Consult Our Optometrist Dr. Kingston will ex amine your eyes and ad vise you as to their care without charge. If glasses are required he will lit you properly, and the very moderate charge may be paid 50c weekly, if you wish. Castelberg's 935 Penna. Ave. LONDON. Feb. 26. Industrial pearr or industrial war hangs by a thread. in the opinion of close observers of the situation. It was announced to day by Premier Lloyd George th.it the threatcncU general strike, involv ing lf a million workers, had been postponed from March 15 to March 30. and that the disposition of the leaders was to abide by a decision of the government investigating com- Imittec. American competition is pointed I by the press as a danger to the threatened British strike. The work crs contend they do not want a strike, J "but are determined on justice." treaties of far-reaching import is th:, information received in Washington. Many of these agreements, it is stated, date back several years and give Japan various concessions, in cluding railways. mineral lands, steamship lines, commercial privi leges,, and financial preferences. Up to this time, the existence of many of these treaties had been a secret MAN SHE ! WED 18YEARS AGO SPOILS SECOND ROMANCE NEAR EAST FUND GETS NEW IMPETUS . Interest in the District dne for j $150,000 for the American fund for i relief in the near east, is rapidly crystalizing in the opinion of Com missioner W. Gwynn Gardiner, chair man of the executive committee. "Although no derinitc announce ment of the amount subscribed has been made by Eugene K. Thompson, the treasurer of the drive, the re turns are satisfactory and the city is expected to subscribe nearly all of the assigned quota." said Mr. Gar diner today. Speakers at Washington theater.) last nignt collected more than SI. 000 for the fund. Conditions of actual famine in Pal estine, with thousands of persons dy ing, were revealed by Sergeant Wil liam White, a veteran of the Gal lipoli battles and Allenby's campaigns in me noiy j,ancj, at a meeting of the D. A. It. yesterday. The needs and purposes of the fund were outlined by Judge William 11. De Lacy in a talk at the new K. of C. hut at Seventh street and Penn sylvania avenue, last night. Charles W. Darr. chairman of the meetings committee, announced today inai sunnay artcrnoon had been set as the tentative date for a mass meet ing in the interests of the relief fund, at the Liberty Hut. Union Sta tion Plaza. Dr. G. W. Munter. of New York, a member of the American commit tee for relief in the near east, who has been in the Holy Land, will speak. FREDERICK. Md.. Feb. 26. Last jJuly Mrs. Fannie Rodgcrs, Emmits j burg, Md., believing herself to be ' free from marriage bonds, permitted herself to be wooed, won. and wedded , by a soldier, Charles Frederick Ord- uay, Emmltsburg. I A few months later her husband of tishteen years standing heard of the ' nuptials and had lu wife arrested V-.-terday Mrs. ltodgers wa& con victed of bigamy. Her defense ua. tliat her husband had written and ' told her that he had obtained a di- , I vorce. Finding a arket for the Producer It may take morr thnn two jeur to demobilize our fiRlititiK force, and until that tliur the (iotrrnmrnt will ,' need ojur money. Keep jour A. 5. is. i pledge and buy more W. S. S. i STOPS M COLD IN A FEW H Don't try to fool Your nt...l...... ( ! rlierlnK the returning Kolitlrr.s n(J orsetllnc to pay jour Income tnx j An income tnx evader hasn't nmeb on "i"? of ibr othrr Pro-Germana. "Pape's Cold Compound" operfs clogged nose and head and ends grippe. Relief comes instantly. A dose taken every two hour' unm three Uo.ses ar taken will ud grippe misery, and break up a c-vere cold eithc.- in the head, chest, body or limbs. It promptly opens clopsed up nos trils and air passages in the head, stops na.sty discharge or nose run ning, relieves sick headache, aull ness, feverishness. sore throat sneezing, soreness and stiffness. Don't stay stuffed upi Quit blow ing and snuffling! Ease your throb bing head! Nothing else In the world gves such prompt relief as i-apes .oi(i roinpouiwr which costs only a few cents at anv drug rtt.ir . It acts without asyiVfai--e, tistej: nle i"(ini"t nt inconvenience! Be sure you g-n the genuine. AT ITHOUT a market, agriculture could not be the basis of our national prosperity that it is. Marketing turns production into wealth and those agencies that help farmers find profitable outlets are important aids to the country's welfare. Stripped of all discussion, the function of the packers is to find markets. Because of their success in doing this, Armour and Company are today "The American Farmer's Biggest Customer." forward to the tables of the nation. As the Interstate Commerce Commission in its report of August last says: "The carriers (railroads) of the country could not so effectively handle the entire refrigerator car equipment as is now done by the intervention of private owners. The meat packer could no More do business on an economical and efficient basis without his private cars than he could without his modern equipped refining or packing plant." Marketing, however, does not consist merely in tak ing what producers offer and selling it Scientific selling must begin with the best growing of these foods the. country most needs. To this end our Farm Bureau was inaugurated as a point of contact with growers and to help bring about a better understanding of mutual problems. And it is largely because Armour and Company are thus continuously working to market the products of the American farm that you are sure of steady food supply. Understanding this, you must appreciate that in asking your dealer for Armour Products, you are lending your support to a system that works to the country's economic good and to your own best interest Outlets must be maintained for normal supply. Foreign sales must be developed for excess yield. In a shortage of any product, acceptable alternatives must be distributed to relieve the need and to keep markets ready when the yield is again heavy. Fresh commodities which will not bear transportation, and would thus be unprofitable to produce, must be packaged for reserve use elsewhere. There must be manufacture and sale of all by-products. And these are among the services which Armour and Company render one of the economic reasons why we handle food in so many different forms. To perform efficiently, our entire system has to operate as a whole. It will not function piecemeal Our preparation plants, at points where foods are grown, would become choked without our four hundred Branch Houses absorbing production. Our Branches, carrying the several days' reserve supply that makes users well nigh independent of railroad uncertainties, must con tinually wage a competitive fight for sales. We must finance producers for the thirty, sixty or ninety days necessary pay cash for raw products, and then pre pare, transport and sell on customary credits. Our refrigerator cars have to be steadily carrying the supply ARMOURi Q m d c:ri!tyiAraiY ?a CHICAGO L .