washington post 21 april 1908

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washington post 21 april 1908 - CROWOEY MUST PAYTAXES West Refuses to Exempt...
CROWOEY MUST PAYTAXES West Refuses to Exempt Holdings of Church of God Investigation Developed that the Property Property Is Owned by Prophet in an Individual Capacity I The application of Prophet William 8 - Crowdey to have exempted from taxa - Hon the property of the Church of God and Saints of Christ has been denied by the District Commissioners The property j in question is located at Fourth street j and New York avenue northwest In a letter to the Commissioners Crow - dey said the property should not be tax - ed It being a church when purchased I for the same purpose and has been used - j for nothing but Teliglous services since date of purchase It is known as the - j Church of God and the Saints of Christ j Now I would like to know the letter continued why I have been assessed for taxeg of sald prenlIges Klndiy et me know at your earliest convenience iR jt already has been advertised for saje on account of taxes Assessor W W Griffin after investiga - tion reported to the Commissioners that the property is used for religious pur - poses alone Mr Griffln said this organ - - i Nation appeared to have no connection j wnh any other religious body The rec - vrs show the property Is owned in an individual capacity by Prophet Crow - j aey and not as a trustee for a church j Mr Griffln recommended the application - cf Prophet Crowdey be denied and his - 1 recommendation was aDnroved bv Com missioner West i it

Clipped from The Washington Post21 Apr 1908, TuePage 14

The Washington Post (Washington, District of Columbia)21 Apr 1908, TuePage 14
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