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CHABT III.Comparison of per capita revenues for 1943 for 12 cities'

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1 Figures for Washington do not include motor suel tax, unemployment compensation tax, contribution to Capital City, corporation income tax, individual income tax, inheritance and estate tax.

Per capita figures calculated on 1940 population figures except for Baltimore, St. Louis, Washington,
San Francisco, and New Orleans which are based on 1943 population figures.
Prepared by Bureau of the Census and published in S. Doc. 203 presented by Senator O'Mahoney June
11, 1946.

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CHART IV.-General fund rerenues

Year

Local sources

Total, includ-
ing Federal

payment

Year

Total.id Local sources ing Felo

paybe it

$316137 31 4G 35 513 X 49, 421 123

1920.
1921
1922
1923
1924
1925
1926
1927.
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1931.

$10,672, 515
13, 286. 993
13,728, 005
15, 819, 702
15. 337, 700
18,483. 005
22, 564, 805
25, 327, 629
27. 929, 606
28, 930. 141
30, 125, 574
30. 416, 540
29, 889, 553
28. 165, 616
27, 433. 027

$19, 357, 536 1935.
21, 474, 271 1936.
22. 920, 768 1937
25. 222, 180 1938
24. 483, 055 1939
27.628, 360 | 1910
31, 564,897 1911
31, 328, 119 1912
36, 930, 270 1943
37, 930, 357 1914
39, 125, 874 1945.
39 916, 651 1916
39, 996, 640 1917
35, 940, 797 1918.
33, 133, 056

$29, 131, 997
29, 786, 140
29. 903, 457
35, 482, 158
31, 35). 007
35, 882 821
33, 727. 666
42, 596, 313
46, 463, 153
49, 317, 796
59, 609, 817
53, OM 000
51,000,000
58,000,000

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Senator Cain. Thank you, gentlemen. General McCoach. Thank you. Senator Cain. If we may now ask Mr. David L. Gordon, a member f the legislative committee of Americans for Democratic Action, to ome to the table, please.

Mr. Gordon, will you be seated and properly identify yourself for he reporter, and proceed as you see fit.

TATEMENT OF DAVID L. GORDON, MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE, AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION, WASHINGTON, D. C.

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Mr. GORDON. Yes, sir. My name is David L. Gordon, and I live it 3807 W Street SW., and I am a member of the legislative comnittee for the Washington Chapter of Americans for Deniocratic Action.

I would like to submit for the information of the committee a copy of the constitution of the Washington Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action for your perusal.

Senator Cain. We would be happy to look at it.
Mr. GORDON. I do not think it needs to go into the record.

Mr. BATEs. How old an organization is it, Mr. Gordon? What is its membership?

Mr. GORDON. The organization itself is—that is, the national organization is a relatively new one. It was organized only a few months ago. The local organization has been in existence for 2 or 3 years.

Mr. BATEs. And the membership?
Mr. GORDON. I am afraid I do not have the latest figures at present.
Mr. Bares. Roughly?
Mr. GORDON. Oh, several hundred.
Mr. BATES. Several hundred on the books?
Mr. GORDON. That is right.
Mr. Bates. And you are a resident of the District ?
Mr. GORDON. I am a resident of the District.
Mr. BATES. How long have you lived in the District ?
Mr. GORDON. I have lived here since 1941.

The Washington Chapter of the Americans for Democratic Actiou is a comparatively new organization, having been founded in the early part of 1946.

It is affiliated with the newly formed National Organization of Americans for Democratic Action. It is primarily concerned with matters directly affecting the District of Columbia and its metropolitan area in Virginia and Maryland.

We are very glad to have the opportunity of appearing before you. We have submitted, for the information of the committee, copies of the constitution and program of the Washington chapter; they may be made part of the official record, if the committee so desires.

Our fiscal program for the District of Columbia has two very simple objectives. These are: First, the District should be a model for the Nation in terms of public improvements and the level of governmental

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