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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1923, Washington, District Of Columbia MXY 31, 1923. .P-, Washington's Greatest Newspaper Places the News of the Whole Wide World At Your Finger Tips Space is wiped out. Time banished. Elements harnessed. All so may sit at ease in your home or office and read the news as soon as it "breaks." "The world is mine you may well quote Shakespeare. It is as though you held the world in the palm of your hand. For you see things hap- pen on distant continents. You hear things whis- pered half the world away. The whole world is served to you with The Washington Post. You are placed in closest touch with the world's teeming millions. Its multiform, multitudinous toils, troubles, trials and triumphs are set before you in straight-from-shoulder-to-point style. The Post news columns are an outline of history in making. Central Europe is trembling on the very verge of a bottomless chasm of chaos. The red fangs of war may at any moment strike at the heart of France and Germany. Seldom has there been a time of in- tenser drama, more thrilling action on the world arena. Truly, "the world is a you occupy a front seat when you read The Washington Post Events in America are equally stirring. Rob- beries are committed on djbwded streets in broad daylight. Bootleggers become bolder every hour. The Ku Klux Klan defies law and order. Congress faces a multitude of vitally pressing problems. The President, Secretary of State, Cabinet Officials, all have something of profound importance to say. You obtain reliable, immediate information from the pages of The Washington Post. i A rebellion breaks oul in India or a public leader is overthrown in England. You read about it next morning in The Post. For the news has been .flashed to us by the Associated Press and by special correspondents. Belayed by telegraph, wireless and cable. An automatic barks in the dark in your own neighborhood. There is a a story in The Post for you to read at your breakfast table. Wherever there's a crowd, we have a representa- tive. Whenever anything happens it finds us ready to record it for you. Busy batteries of giant trains__an army of are working so that you may be made aware quickly and correctly of whatever transpires. TO SEE THE WORLD, SEE THE WASHINGTON POST A clean, dignified publication of national in the best homes of Washington. now there is a new feature: A BREAKFAST DISH SERVED FRESH DAILY The Post Provides a Private Secretary, Who Tells You in Brief but Breezy Style the High Points of This News- paper's Contents. A front page column of digested very quintessence of the he who runs may read. You can prop it against the coffee pot and read, with one eye on your eggs, without turning the page. It is an established FACT that THE WASHING- TON POST ranks among the great papers of America. Some of the FACTORS that contribute to this fact are: Its preeminent editorial page; Its unrivalled news services, local, domestic and foreign; Its comprehensive sporting pages; Its financial and market pages; Its women's and feature pages; ltd society news; Its comics. "Washington's Greatest Newspaper" SEE U.S. OWNERSHIP ASRA1LPARLEYENDS Road Presidents, in Statement, Attack Alleged Motive of Valuation Conference. METHOD OF I C C DEFEIfDED avow-d of government own anti tbat must of those delivered public addresses L ocated govern mert owrnvshfn La P k ngr a Author of 1 av% 11 sr In or tate a arc r n r c e Movement Charged to Discourage Capital FromTield and Hamper Private Operation. Chicago, Maj 30 A ownership was declared to- Uaj bj a committee of Western- rail- way presidents, composed of the lieada of six large to jie the real purpose behind the conference on valuation held here last week by the eo-called progressive group The statement, signed by S Felton, president of the Chica Great "Western, Hale Holden preslj- dent of the Chicago, Burlington and Qulncy, C H Markham, president of the Illinois Central, H E Bryam, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul. W H Finley, president of the Chicago and Northwestern, and J. E. Gorman, president of the Chi- cago. Rock Island and Pacific, de- clared the real purpose of the con- ference was to "make successful private management Impossible and government ownership unavoidable." Tone of Speeches Cited. The rail executives declared this was but a part of a con- certed plan to discourage capital from the rail field, hamper private ownership and operation find allow government ownership an inning. call for the conference stated Its purpose was to bring about more adequate representation of the public with respect to the work of valua- tion of the railroads being: done" by the Interstate Commerce Commis- sion, the statement of the executives id 'It is a notable fact, however, that almost every man who accepted the invitation has been, or ie an alui' on ft tiQfinn nrn orw of hat trie railroads i n arc fntiMfl to TT N t'lf rti1 dcclarrd was Ithouf fouiifJat on addmg that roads ind tli" xt ere pro ceeding undT the valuation Ian of 191' the w Inch M as Sen- Robert M chairman of the aluat'on The assertion of radicals that the Actual of iailroads does not ex- ceed J13 000 000 000 it based entirely on calculations made by them- selves on market prices prices of rail-way stocks and bonds during a titnee wlien railway resuritles hav been selling at the lowest prices to which they ever declined, due entirely lo government operation and unfair the executives' statement asserted Ask Constitutional "Statements have been made that the Railways are seeking a valuation of In the rate ad- vance case of 1920 the railways sought this figure being: based on the actual book cost of roads and equipments The tentative valuation made by the commission at that time was lew. "AH that the rr a II roads ars seeking Is that in mak-ijig a valuation of their properties the Interstate Commerce Commission shall treat them In ac- cordance wiyi the provision of the Constitution as interpreted by the courts. To disregard these constitu- tional provision and the court deci- sions under them, as radical politi- cians demand, would Involve such confiscating of private property and Investment made In good faith as has never occurred In the history of this country." Code for Children Adopted by Japanese Word has Just been received by the Charade- JEducalion .institute, -of District National Bank 1406 G Street A Savings Account Is the Direct Road to Affluence "Paj i ou go'' ib a good motto. But "sai, e at ou is a better if jou spend aa cannot meet the emergencies of tne avail vourself of the opportunities that come to eryone. They take if you SAVE you'll have it. c If you stop and think you'll find that you could easily enough spare some- thing out of each pay envelope. Maybe only a those littles, deposited in our Savings Depart- ment, will give you freedom from finan- cial the wherewith for profitable investment. Savings mpney isn't idle. We pay in- terest at the rate of H. L. Qffutt, Jr. Cockier W. P. C J. Gockeler L. Seiwbury Tlee The "Priendly" Bank Chevy Chase, that the "children's code of for which a prize of ?5 000 was given three years ago to William J Hutohlns, president of Berea col- lege, aas bee-nr translated an-d pub- llsfhed in Japan for use in the public schools The translation was made by Presi- dent Sawayanagi, of the Japanese Im- perial association Offi- cial? of tho school here regard it as marvelous that a code of morals' writ- ten for Americans has been so readily taken up by Japan Rites for Mrs. Kmille Weiss. Funeral services for Mrs. Emilie J Interment will be in St. cemed Weiss, who died on Monday at residence, 631 I street northwest, will be held this morning at 9 o'clock, followed by solemn requiem mass to be celebrated in St Marj s church t THE SUNDAY POST t By Mail. Per Year JS. Mi LEAP B Gasoline, to gtoe yea complete satqfactioTit must be made to speci- fications as carefully as the motor in which S it toed. i In its all-round completeness lies the strength of "Standard" Gasoline "TUST as there is k great difference in houses, automobiles I and roads because of the way in which they are built J so there is a marked difference in gasoline. Building good gasoline is chiefly a matter of skill, long experience and up- to-date equipment "Standard" the Balanced gasoline, is complete because it is built to rigid specifications. It has all the qualities that you require in a motor fuel This gasoline hasn't beef} perfected in a week or a month or a year. Constant effort over a long period of years has made it possible. Starting with a strong foundation of abundant power, this company has built into its gasoline those other qualities which you usually take for granted but which are very often pick-up, instant starting, long mile- age, full clean burning, uniform quality. Get all the satisfaction you're entitled to from your annual gasoline using "Standard" regularly. At the red S. O. STANDARD OIL COMPANY (NEW JERSEY) BETTER STICK TO "STANDARD" The (Gasoline! ALWAYS UNIFORM
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