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WASHINGTON, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 1919.
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D. C. WORKERS
BEG FOR RAISE
Appeal to Commissioners for Aid
In Fight to Obtain a Living
Br WLL PRICE.
More, than 1,500 poorly paid em
ployes on the statutory, rolls of the
District government today made
earnest -appeal to the District Com
missioners to use their "good offices"
to bring about such increases as will
at least put them on the same foot
ing as employes of the Federal Gov
ernment and of business and office
establishments in Washington.
X committee from Municipal Fed
eral Employes Union No. 88 presented
fasts that ought to make such a
strong impression on Congress as to
result in prompt action in that body
o correct injustices that have erlst
fct for forty-five years and which, in
these days of the high cost of living,
amount, practically to tragedies In
the lives of loyal and faithful men
ana women who continue' to stick to
their positions wholly because there
is wangling in front of them the
premise and hope that -relief will
come before long.
Commissioner Brownlow promised
his callers that he would do every
thing within his power at any time
before any committee of Congress,
when opportunity arises, to obtain
relief which he admits is long de
Kenyea stay Do SeBtetklag.
The cause of these employes, as
well as that of thousands of under
paid employes in the Federal Govern
ment, would be partly helped If Sen-i
ator Keayon, who is both fair and
friendly, is able to bring together
the Senate Committee on Education
and .Labor tp report out the Nolan
bill passed By a large majority in
the House fixing S3 per day as the
Minimum wage to be paid every
where 4a the Federal and District
governments. Of the 1,560 District
employes who are now making- ap
peal the Nolan bill woald be a god
Send iJhe l$pe aaaioxttywhose pay
envelopes contain 'less tKasj $Id9(J per
For permanent correction of the
miserable small salaries the employes
must look, it was pointed out today,
to the reclassification committee of
Congress that Is working upon sal
aries s.t this time. Before this com--mittee
or any other Commissioner
firewnlow will appear, if given op
portunity. The promise held out as
to retlzMlfieation, however, will bring
no increases, even if accepted by
Congress, "before the beginning of the
fiscal year of 2921, starting July 1
nest. How these employes will be
able to. make ends meet until that
time they hardly know themselves
4nd tty would be grateful if Senator
Kenyon or somebody else could do
something for increases now
Seme Jadispatable Fact.
Forty-five years ago Congress made
a horizontal cut of 20 per cent in
salaries pf statutory employes of the
District and has never since correct
f ed this Injustice. District employes
j today are paid less money than Fed-
Teral Government or private employes.
'" The last District appropriation bill,
in effect July 1, deliberately fixed
salaries that are pitiful- Every de
partment of the District government
is just the same.
'Svn'B a sample: Eight nurses in
the tuberculosis hospital, who must
be graduates and have experience,
ire pajd $600 yearly: the superintend
ent of nurses there gets $720; the en
gineer is paid $720.
There, are hundreds of messengers,
watchmen and laborers whose pay is
WOO per year, with large numbers
of clerks, capable workers, too, whose
pay is $720 per year. Eight elevator
conductors in the District building
receive $600 per year.
Wertt Elsewhere At JTlgkt.
In the water department of the
District government, the one depart
ment that is self-sustaining and
turns into the United States Treas
ury a surplus, there are nineteen
clerks whose pay Is $900. per year. It
has been that since 1874. forty-five
years ago, except for the war bonus.
Seventeen of these nineteen clerks
werk in Harry Crandall's theaters at
night as ushers to supplement this
pay that they may at least live In
But for Harry Crandal! and other
men like him we would not know
what to do," said William F. Frank
lin. "Poorly paid District employes
are all seeking night positions to
make sufficient money to live upon.
There are hundreds doing such work.
The older men and women can not
get such places and must do the best
Average Yay SSM Per Year.
The average pay of the 1,500 stat
utory employes Is about $860 per
7ear, about the same amount the
minimum wage board has decided
should be the minimum pay of a
woman In business establishments of
the District. If a single woman must
jave that much to live upon and the
board has found that even this in
cludes no extras and very sparse al
'owances for everything what is
happening to married men with fam
ilies to support?
The Commissioner's callers consist
ed of the members of the executive
committee of Union No. 8, including
"William P. Franklin, vice president
jf the union; Henry Saffel, secretary;
Dr. R. F. Tobln, treasurer; W. T. Car
,rell. and" Charles E. Beatty.
d The union specifically declares that
nothing like a "strike" shall ever be
t Anafdrd by its members, and so
these employes make their appeals to
the Commissioners and to Cngress
upon merits end Justice.
CLERKS ASK EQUAL
PAY FOR WOMEN
Extra Money for Overtime Also
Recommended At Employes'
Recommendations of a far-reaching
scope for the betterment of condi
tions of the Federal employe were
made yesterday by the National Fed
eration of Federal Employes in an
nual session in San Francisco.
Extra pay for overtime work, equal
pay and opportunities for. women and
health and life insurance are a few
pf the numerous proposals urged to
bring the work of the government
employe up to the plane of other em
ployment. Local officers today de
clared the recommendations of the
federation are the most evolutionary
in the history of the organization.
Doable Rate Proposed.
The proposition for extra pay is of
the utmost importance to Federal
employes here, it was stated, since
there scarcely is an employe who
does not labor more hou' s than the
required working day. The federa
tion has recomended time and a half
and double rates of pay.
The position of women in the Gov
ernment service was given much at
tention by the convention, believing
that in many instances they have
been unfairly treated and discrim
inated against. The Woman's bu
reau of the Department of Labor has
betn appealed to to make a thor
ough study of the rateB of pay and
conditions of employment of women.
Equal compensation and equal oppor
tunities with men was emphasized.
Equal Pay Urged.
The federation believes that women
entering the civil service should be
pafd salaries commanded by men if
they are called upon to perform simi
Several plans have been submitted
for health and life insurance of fed
eration members which "have been
submitted today to the locals for con
sideration. The convention will adjourn this
evening, following the election of offi
cers this afternoon.
WORKING WOMEN TO
MEET HERE OCT. 23
International Congress Called
By Trade Union League
The National Women's Trade Un
ion League of America has called an
international congress of working
women to meet in Washington on
The aim of the congress will be
"to insure the practicing of two prin
ciples." according to Mrs. Raymond
Robins, president of the organization.
Those principles are:
Wherever there is a child not get
ting a fair chance it is up to the
working women of the world to give
that child its chance.
Wherever there is a woman suf
fering because she has not had a fair
chance in life, the workiner women
of tne world must see to It that no
other woman suffers from the same
reason because the position of wom
en is finally tested
This is the first conference of the
kind ever called in the world. Vhe
immediate reason for the calling of
the working women's congress Is the
assembling of the international labor
conference, here, on October 29.
It is planned to discuss questions
intimately concerning women, employ
ment and child labor. It will deal
with the care of mothers and babies.
Plans for a similar congress, to
meet in some European city soon are
THEFTS OF AUTOS
Continued activity of thieves spe
cializing in automobiles and acces
sories Is evidenced today in repoprts
made to the police during the past
twenty-four hours. Included in the
list of stolen .automobile is one be
longing to Congressman Frank E.
Doremus. of Michigan.
Congressman Dormus' machine
was stolen from in front of the House
office building yesterday morning,
while the automobile of Charles B.
Lyddane. 3420 Sixteenth street north-
' west, was stolen from Thirteenth
street and New York avenue.
The automobile of B. F. Jones,
Rosslyn, Va . was stolen from Thir
teenth and F streets northwest, latt
IN G.P.O. SUSPENDED
Eleven proofreaders at the Govern
ment Printing Office were sus
pended for twenty-four hours Wednes
day by Cornelius Ford, Public Printer,
because they allowed the names of
army officers to be misspelled.
The action was taken against the
proofreaders affer repeated com
plaints from the War Department
The proofreaders claim Illegible copy
and overwork to be the cause of the
error. It Is expected the matter will
be brought to the attention of union
Scores Spend Day Drying Out
After Night in Open During
The troop movement to "Washington
of the second group of the First di
vision was completed last night, and
today more than 6,000 officers and
men, with all the artillery equipment,
are located in Camp Meigs, Camp
Leach and East Potomac Park.
Some confusion resulted last night
whn th men. after taklrur thir
horses to East Potomac Park, left for
Camp Aieigs. borne or them didn't
know the location of Camp Meigs,
others were determined to see some
of the sights of the Capital before
they went to bed. and others misun
derstood orders. The result was that
more than a score of the soldiers
slept on the ground 'last night wrap
ped only in their blankets, and with
the trees and bushes affording poor
protection from the downpouring
thunderstorm. Others sought accom
modation in Washington hotels.
Tangle Straightened Oat.
Today, however, the tangle has been
straightened out, and the men are lo
cated finally in their different camps.
Division headquarters, headquarters
troop, the military police of the divi
sion and train headquarters, field sig
nal battalion, engineer train and part
of the engineer regiment. First infan
try brigade headquarters, transporta
tion of the Sixteenth infantry. Eight
eenth infantry. Second and Third ma.
chine-gun battalions, and the trans
portation or the Twenty-eighth and
lTwenty-sixth infantry are stationed
at Camp Meics and East Pntnmnc
Park. The horses and necessary per
sonnel, with the equipment of the
Fifth. Sixth, and Seventh field artil
lery, are stationed at Camp Leach.
The men are all tired hninrir dkh
some of them wet from their' last
night's soakinc. The dv will h
spent in cleaning up and resting for
me paraae Wednesday.
isevertneiess, there were scores of
men not too tired tn m tiirVitaonin
about the streets of the Capital to-
mjr, oii aumiers oeanng me ramous
"1" on their left arms, were seen on
all downtown streets.
2o more soldiers of the First will
arrive until Sunday, when the motor
transport units, making the trip from
New York to Washington verland,
are due to land in Washington. All
dismounted personnel of the Division,
including many men of the En
gineers, Artillery, Infantry and Ma
chine Gun units who did not come on
the trains yesterday will land in
Washington Tuesday night and morn
ing. They will march direct from
the detraining camps to the forma
tion centers for the parade.
Hot Enough Seats.
Col. Robert X. Harper, chairman of
the committee on arrangements for
the parade here Wednesday, stated
today that the demand for seats- has
been enormous, and the additional
1.500 seats put in the Court of Honor
will not begin to meet the requests.
In addition to meeting the demand
for seats from the citizens of Wash
ington, Colonel Harper has been ask
ed by the War Department to aid in
supplying seats to diplomats and
members of Congress, who hive not
been able to get accomodations In the
stands built by the War Department.
He stated today he would be unable
to aid them.
On Fifteenth street .employes of the
Treasury Dept. have erected railings
around the balconies of the Treasury
Building, and some seats from which
employes will watch the parade
However, thousands who expect to
see the parade, will be forced to seek
places to stand along Pennsylvania
FIRSTS RELATIVES TO
GET PARADE SEATS
Seats will be provided for the
wives and mothers of the men of the
First division in front of the Eagle
Hut. Ninth street and Pennsylvania
avenue, by the Y. M. c A. on the day
of the parade. This follows the sug
gestion made by The Washington
A stand will be erected with a seat
ing capacity of 300. Distribution of
the seats will begin Monday morning
at 10 o'clock, under the direction of
C. H. Harrington.
It will be necessary for those ap
plying for the seats to bring proper
credentials. Mr. Harrington said to
day. These steps will be taken to
prevent other than the soldiers wives
and mothers from occupying the
CLOSE STORK ALL
In order to allow their employes
opportunity to get good places from
which to view the parade of the First
Division Wednesday, all of the large
stores and the majority of the smaller
nes will close all day. according to
harlpa J. Columbus, secretary of the
Merchants and Manufacturers' Asso
ciation. "While there will be some establish
ments that cannot possibly close all
day." said Mr. Columbus today, "the
Merchants and Manufactures' Associa
tion Is recommending that the after
ndon of the 17th be declared a general
business holiday and that the captains
and privates of Industry devote their
energies on that afternoon to a pa
triotic demonstration of the pride that
all Americans feel In the arViinir..,.
of the First Division and of the emi
nent commander of the A. k. v.. Gen
ROGER SISK, 1218 B street southeast, a Washington
boy who arrived with the First division advance
guafct in the Capital today. Sisk has been overseas for
eighteen months and said today the Washington Monu
ment was the best thing he had seen in that time. He's
one of the First division's "bike squad" members.
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Here Is the Order of March
For the Big Parade of the "fighting First" Division
To Be Held in the Capital Next Wednesday,
Which Has Been Designated as
The First Division will parade here
Wednesday under full combat trans
portation, headed by General Persh
ing. The order of march as desig
nated by the War Department will be
Maj. Gen. E. W. McGlachlin. jr.
Miscellaneous quartermaster's units.
Quartermaster, headquarters per
sonnel. Bakery Company No. 7.
Salvage Company No. 22.
Sales Cbmmissary Unit 300.
Laundry Unit 314.
C and B Unit 310.
D.and B Unit 18.
D and B Unit 23.
First Machine Hun Battalion.
Second Field Signal Battalion.
Fir:)t Engineers and Engineer
First Infantry brigade headquar
ters. General Parker, and detachment.
Eighteenth Infantry, Colonel Hunt.
Second Machine Gun Battalion.
Second Infantrv brigade headquar
ters and detachment.
Third Machine Gun Battalion
First Field Artillery brigade head
quarters and detachment.
Fifth Field Artillery.
Sixth Field Artillery.
Seventh Field Artillery.
Mobile Veterinary Unit
Motorized Battalion. First Ammuni
tion Train. M O. B. S.
Horse Section Ammunition Train.
First Supply Train.
Field Hospital Section
Medical Supply Unit.
Mobile Surgical Unit No. 2.
M. T. C Motor Transport Corps.
F-rvlce Park Unit, 605
Service Park Unit, SOI.
Service Park Unit, 378.
Officer) and Unit.
The officers and the units they will
command In the parade are:
Maj. Gen. E. F. McGlachlin. jr.
Col. Stephen O. Fuqua, chief of staff.
First Infantry Brigade Brig. Gen.
Sixteenth Infantry Lieut. Col. C. R.
Huebner, commanding. First bat
talion, Major Stagnler; Second bat
talion. Capt. Alen Wlldlsh; Third bat
talion, Capt. Somer Weaver.
Eighteenth Infantry Col. C. A.
Hunt, commanding; Lieut. Col. C. A.
LaMotte. First battalion, Major Oli
ver Allen; Second battalion, Major
Charles S. Coulter: Third battalion,
Capt. G. A. Longstreeth. jr.
Second Infantry Brigade Col. R.
W. Brown, commanding.
Twenty-sixth Infantry Lieut Col,
Charles W. Ryder, commanding. First
battalion. Major E. R. Cornish; Second
battalion, R. A. Whltson: Third bat
talion, 1. F. Fraslor.
Twenty-eighth Infantry Col.
Adolphe Huquet, commanding. First
battalion, Capt, Charles T. Senay
lC!Jd.b?tt7U,0n'MaJor R- S.Spraglns;
Third battalion. Major Wlliam F. Lee.
First Field Artillery Brigade Brig
Gen. Augustine Mclntyre, command
ing. Fifth Field Artillery Lieut. Col. N.
w. Polk, commanding. First bat
talion. Major Summers Smith; Second
battalion. Capt. M. W. Kipper. Third
battalion, Capt. William F. Maher.
Sixth Field Artillery Lieut. Col.
E. R. Moloney, commanding.
Seventh Field Artillery Col. Fran
cis E. Ruggle's, commanding. First
battalion. Major R. G. Shuggs; Sec
ond battalion, Major Oscar I. Gates.
First Engineers Lieut. Col. E. F.
Miller, commanding. First battalion.
Major Marshall J. Noyes; Second bat
talion. Major Harry D. Wllllar, Jr.
First Machine Gun Battalion
Major R. M. Youell.
Second Machine Gun Battalion Ma
jor Shields Warren.
Third Machine Gun Battalion
Capt. Clyde Pickett.
Second Field Signal Battalion
Major H. F. Hill.
Ammunition Train Lieut. Col. Har
Sanitary Train Lieut. Col. H. C
Train Headquarters Col. William
F. Stewart, jr.
Supply Train First Lieut. C. W
Engineer Train First Lieut C. V.
FREE BATHING SUITS AND
TOWELS FURNISHED MEN
OF 'FIRST' DIV. BY "Y"
The Young Men's Christian Asso
ciation has made arrangements with
L. Gordon Leech, manager of the Tidal
Basin Bathing Beach, to provide a
free bathing suit and free towel to
every soldier of the first division de
siring to take a swim any time be
tween now and next Wednesday
The Y. M. C. A. is defraying the ex
penses. An invitation has been ex
tended to every member of the divi
sion, and the beach is ready to re
ceive them at any time.
The "Y" also is furnishing men to
take charge of the distribution ol
suits and towels at the beach.
RED CROSS WILL HAVE N
CANTEENS AT RAILROADS.
TO FEED FIRST TONIGHT
At the request of the War Depart
ment, the American Red Cross will
furnish emergency canteen snrvlr.e at
the B. &. O. and Pennsylvania yards
tonight and tomorrow niirht to feed
the men of the First Division.
The service Is being operated Joint
ly by the District Chapter and the De
partment of Military Relief of the
Potomac Division, Red Cross.
Counsel Requests D. C. Heads
to Grant Seven Per Cent Re
turn on Valuations.
A seven per cent return on valua
tions, which necessarily will mean
Increase in- the cost of gas"to the
consumer, was asked by Benjamin
S. Minor, counsel for the Georgetown
Gas Light Company and Washington
Gas Light Company, when he ap
peared before the Public Utilities
Commission today at a public hearing
on the petitions of hte companies to
continue the present ninety-five cent
per thousand cubic feet gas rate.
Attorney Minor stated that condi
tions at present would be the normal
conditions for many years to come.
He said that the companies had been
carrying the burden of the present
low rate In the hope a reduction in
material and labor would come about.
"We feel we have been carrying
the burden long enough. Our fig
ures will show that we are not even
receiving a six per cent return on
the valuations," Attorney Minor
Comparative Figures Shown.
Robert Luqueer, expert and statis
tician for the company, presented fig
ures showing the comparison between
the next net earnings Of the com
pany this year and last.
That the inability bf the company
to make a fair profit on the present
93-cent rate is not due to inefficiency
of the management of the company
was shown by Attorney Minor, who
referred to the report of the Bureau
of Standards, which bureau Investi
gated the company.
Attorney Minor stated there has
been a slight reduction in the cost of
oil, but pointed out this Increase has
been offset by the increase in labor
"The companies," said Attorney
Minor," have made every effort to
make out on the -95-cent rate. But
we find we cannot do it. Present
conditions should be considered nor
mal conditions, and under this con
sideration wo believe we should be
granted a fair return of 7 "p'ef ce'nt
Another thing. It is a shame the oeo-
ple of the District are forced to pay
increased gas rates because the Gov
ernment pays only a small rate."
To Ask Increase Later.
During Attorney Minor's testimony
Commissiones Kutz and Gardiner in
terrupted to ask whether the company
was thinking of asking for a higher
gas rate. Attorney Minor replied that
an Increase would be asked when the
commission orders the present rate of
05 cents continued. On September 20
the U5-cent rate automatically goes
back to 90 cents.
"We have waited as long as we
could," said Attorney Minor, "and now
something must be done to afford us
William McK. Clayton told the
commission the Federation of Citi
zens' Associations was not opposed to
the continuance of the 95ent rate.
He stated the federation accepted the
statements of the company as to its
Although Washington was in the
throes of the heaviest storm in
months for nearly an hour last night.
the damage, according to reports
imade to the police, was unusually
The home of Charles Murray. 250
Brothers place southeast, was struck
by lightning, while an electric light
pole outside the Y. M. C. A. nut in
Potomac Park was also struck.
The lights In the "Y" hut went out
as the result of lightning striking the
pole, and a hurry call was sent for
candle. Scores of men of the First
Division were in the hut when the
lights were extinguished.
The limbs of several terees wer
blown down by the wind
NO MAIL DELIVERIES IN
D. C. ON "PERSHING'S DAY"
No mail deliveries will be made on
"Pershing's Day." and the Postoftlce
and various substations will be cIob
ed. it was announced today.
Collection of mall will be made in
the downtown sections of the city at
4 o'clock in the afternoon, and 11
o'clock in the evening.
S.IX BLIND SOLDIERS
TO MARCH IN PARADE
Six soldiers, formerly members of
the First Division, who were blinded
In France, will march in the parade
here next Wednesday. The men are
now at the Red Cross Institution for
the blind at Baltimore.
C. A. Leavltt. from the Baltimore
Institution was in Washington today
conferring with War Department of
ficials to get them a suitable place
in the parade.
DAUGHTER LEFT ESTATE.
Miss Laura Rebecca Evans, a
daughter, is made residuary legatee
of the estate of Mrs. Hattie A. Evans,
n her will, filed for probate yester
day. William C. Evans, Jr.. a eon, is
to receive $500. The estate includes
the premises at 309 Elm street north
west, left to the daughter.
REV. DR. LEVI M.
POWERS, pastor of
the Church of Our Father.
RENT BILL ACTION
URGED THIS WEEK
Ball Will Urge Prompt Consid
eration of Measure
With the District rent bill given a
place on the Senate calendar. Senator
Ball of Delaware will make every
effort to obtain consideration of it
before the end of the week. This Is
hardly .possible, however, as the food
control act is before the Senate.
Senator Ball, In submitting the re
port on the rent bill, drew attention
to the necessity of legislating before
October 1, when the new rent year
"In the District of Columbia con
ditions brought about by the war
are still existent," the report states,
"and the testimony given berore your
committee showed conclusively that
legislation should be immediately
enacted to handle controversies be
tween tenants and landlords.
It Is not believed consideration of
the peace treaty win, "interfere seri
ously with eany enactment oi tne
rent bill, 'is there -is almost unani
I mous favor In the Senate for such a
measure, aiuxougn certain xeaiures
of the Ball measure will cause strong
debate. One bone of contention has
been left for the Senate to decide.
This is the question of fixing rentals
at a figure that would guarantee a
net return of not more than 10 per
cent on investments. The whole
question Is an open one before the
Adoption of the Harrison amend
ment to the food control act. provid
ing temporary relief from excessive
rentals; would not interfere witn
enactment of the District commit
tee's permanent 'legislation. Senator
Ball hopes to obtain consideration of
it as soon as the food control act
is out of the way.
FIRE DOES SMALL DAMAGE.
Damage estimated at $25 was
caused by fire yesterday in a shed
in rear of the home of E. C. Lewis,
1442 S street northwest.
True to My Trade Motto.
Meats Priced Right, Not One Day, Every Day
25,000 pleased buyers last week. I tell yon the best
meat values in Washington are in my markets.
Friday and Saturday
Round, Sirloin, Porterhouse
Steak, choice, lb .... . 25c
Chuck Roast, lb 17c
Top Rib Shoulder Clod,
Boneless, whole, lb. .20c
This Beef Has Quality. It Will Rea3 You.
Smoked Hams, 8 to 10 lbs., fancy No. 1 only, lb 34c
Smoked Shoulders, 4 to 6 lbs.; the very best, lb 24c
Leg Real Spring Lamb . . 25c
Shoulder Lamb 20c
Roast Veal, Breast, 15c; Shoulder, 23c; Veal Chops, 23c
Pure Hog Lard ,
Loin Pork Chops 35c Fresh Pork Shoulders. . .30c
Sweet Potatoes, Fancy No. 1 Peck, 38c; 4 Peck, 10c
White Potatoes, Fancy No. 1 Peck, 45c; 4 Peck, 12c
3272 M St., Georgetown 1341 Wis. Ave., Georgetown
1920 Nichols Ave. S. ., Anacostia
Eastern Market, New Section, 7th and C S. E., Meats
Only at This Market
Northeast Market, 12th and H N. E.
FIND A Hill.
SEEKS A IENI
Canvas Parsonage In Rock
Unable to obtain &n apartmeat in
Washington to live In, th Rav, & 3C
Powers.' Minister c the- Charon of
Our Father, has 'asked permissisB te
pitch 4 tent In Jlo oVeek 'parK.
Irf a letter addressed "To tfca
Honorable Park Coram tseloaera. of tha
District of CofMMfefiifEawera,
who naa just nucceeaea. to tne pas
torate vacated by the Rev. Dr. Joha
Van Schaick, tells ot trying every
means in his power to obtaki & place
to live, and tha. bj tUr disappointment
Ol ills CUOCHi .-?,
"So while, waiting -far a. apart
ment to become vacant or prices te
come down, I ask the .privilege ef be
coming a tenant of your beautiful
park," Mr. Powers writes.
Mr. Powers' Ietttr.
The Rev. Mr. Powers letter to th
Commissioners Is as follows;
"I have recently been caUedasl
Ister of the Church of Our Father
(Universalis t), of this city. A ear
load of books and furniture Is bow
en route from Boston to Washington:
" have bees to every real estate
Asks Authority to Put Up ?
agency in the city looking for as J.
apartment. All I can find is one far- -nlshed
"I, therefore, humbly petition yeHr
honorable body for the jfrivllege ot
pitching a teat some where in Reek
"As my- church has for some tlma
been without a pastor I'd like to stay
here awhile and aee what I can do.
"I have never seen so much bulW
ing in operation in any other city.
Nowhere else are taxes so low.
"Hawkere Are Reata 9a Hla-J
"Nowhere else are house aad ten
ements so high. I don't wast ta
speak ill of the 'landlords, for I am
impressed by the feeling (and. op
pressed as well) that only landlords
can afford to be religious in "Wash
ington. "So while waiting for an apart
ment to become vacant or prices to .
come down. I ask the privilege of
becoming a tenant of your beautiful r
park. . ?
-REV. L. M. POWJOKSs,
"Minister of the Church of
"Corner L and Thirteenth Sts.,
Washington D. C
Native ef Malae.
The Rev. Mr. Powers preached his
first sermon at the Church of Our
Father last Sunday, succeeding the
Rev. John Van Schaick, jr. and the
Rev. William Couden. ,
The Rev. Mr. Powers is a native ef
Maine and a graduate of Tuft's Cel- ',
He has been a minister since 1880.
and has been pastor of churches in
Buffalo. Somerville. and Haverhill.
Mr. Powers has traveled exten
sively and has won distinction as a 3
lecturer on economic and social subjects.
Prime Rib Roast, lb 20c
Plate Beef, stewing, lb. .10c
Beef Liver, 10c; 3 for. .25c
Hamburg Steak, lb.... 18c
Loin and Rib Chops. . . .30c
Shoulder Chops 25c
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