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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SATURDAY, JANUARY i. 1M.3. S
ALL NATIONS REPRESENTED
AT BRILLIANT RECEPTION
President and Mrs. Taft Give First of Last Series of
, State Functions of Present Administration.
Many Handsome Gowns Worn.
The first of the last scries ot Stateup
ceptlons of the present administration
took place at the White House last
night when the President and Mrs. Taft
entertained In honor of the members of
the Diplomatic Corps And It was even
more brilliant than similar functions.
Mrs. Taft has cer been most gracious
In manner and kindly In speech, and
the state receptions under her skillful
guidance have lacked the stiffnes which
prevailed in former administrations
The choicest flowers of the conserva
tories were used to decorate the historic
room, and the Marine Band was sta
tioned in the corridor in two sections,
and marches and other airs were placed
continuously throughout the evening
At the hour appointed the '"resident
and Mrs Taft precceded bj his aids. Col
Spencer Cosbj. llaj Thomas I. Rhoads.
Lieut John W Timmons, CapL Louis F
Little. V S M C . I.leut. C K Hock
well. L S A Lieut. K. SL J Greble. Jr .
V S A . l.leut Matthias K Manly. U. S.
X . Dr Can Grayson. I S X , Lieut
Bevcrlj C Dunn USA: Lieut Henry
B Claggett USA- Lieut. Sterling P
Rogers. U S X. and Lieut. Sterling. U.
S X. came down the staircase followed
b the members of the Cabinet as the
Marine Band plaed the national anthem.
They crossed thi corridor, which was oc
cupied onlj bj the President 4 aids, and
entered the Blue Room and the receiving
line was immediately form"d
As there Is at present no Vice Presi
dent. Mrs Knee, wife of the Secretary
of State, stood beside Mrs Taft Xet
in line came Mrs MacVeagh. wife of the
Secretarj of the Treasury, then Mrs.
fetimson. wire of the Secretarj of War
Owing to mourning, she took no part
In social life last winter; therefore. It
was her first official appearance at a
lit lle-celvlnc l.lnr.
Mrs. W ickersham. wife of the Attornev
General, stood next in the receding
line, and then came Mrs Mejer, wife
of the Secretary of the Navv, Mr"
Fisher, wife of the Secretar of the In
terior, and Mrs Xagel. wife of the Secretarj-
of Commerce and Labor
The reception began at once. Col
Spencer Cosb. USA. making the
introductions to the President The
French Ambassador and Mmc. Jusserand
were the tirst to Rreet the President, as
the former in the absence of Baron
Ilencclmulle- the Austrian Ambassador
Is acting dtHii or the Diplomatic Corps
Thc were follont-d bj the members of
the French KrcbjsS staff, who were the
Counselor of tlie Trench Emba and
Mme de Percttl de la Rocca. the mval
nttache A i-scoum Benoist d r the
Militarj Attiche aid Countes" 1- Cliam
brun. the first secrtan M Dejean the
Second Seer t.iry anl Mme I.aboulave
and the third secretan Mr de Sartlge-
Immediately following rame the British
Ambassador and Mrs Krvce and the
members of the British 1 mbassj. being
the counlor of the Br.tlsh Umbas'j
Mr A Mitch 11 Innesx. the Naval At
taeJic and Mr Ilcitheoat 'Grant, the
Militarj Attache and Mrs Mi.rcton I
Gage, the third "-e ret.irv Mr Kerr
Clark Kerr the Ihlrd secretin lxrd
Eimae- Perce anl Mr T M. Wilson,
Gcrman Ambassador was the .next
second secretarj-. The Italian Embassy
was 1 also represented by Its charge
d affaires. Mr. GluseppI Catalina, the
Ambassador still being abroad The Mex
ican Legation was represented by Mr.
de la Cueva, Mr. Algara. Mr. Huerta.
Mr. Fernandez, and MaJ AaIos, mill
Mr. Henri Martin, first secretary of
tho Swiss Legation. Mr. L. I. Caftan
zoglu, charge d'affaires of Greece; Mr.
Manuel E. Malbran, charge d'affaires of
Argentina, and Mrs Malbran. and Mr.
Kdwardo Rocedo. Jr. Mr. Anmat. and
Lieut. on Schroeder", naval attache of
Chile. Mr Ccrnuda, charge d affaires of
the Dominican Republic; Sir Macuonau.
first secretarv of the Colombian Lega
tion, and Mirza 11 Kuli Khan and
Mme. All Kuli Khan represented Persia.
The hundreds of guests Invited to meet
the Diplomatic Corps asembled in the
Last Room, and thej were receivcu
few minutes after the hour scheduled
A collation was sertd in the state
dlnlnc-room during the reception, j
later in the evening a section of the
Marine Band took up its station In the
East Room and general dancing began.
Tho man superb toilettes of the wom
en, and the diplomats, resplendant In
gorgeous court d-es brilliant uniforms,
and clltter nsr orders made a picture
not easilv forgotten It js verlt.iblv a
"dream of fair women." for all hid
donned their richest raiment and costli
est Jewels to do honor to the occasion
Mrs. Taft vore a Miperb blaek velvet
gonn with lice-draped sleeves
Miss Helen Taft wa drc-sed In be
coming Iale blue cliarmeiise with net
Mrs Knox wore a pale green satin
gown with beaded net ove-dress. and
trimmed with shaded silver lace
Mrs MacVeagh wore jellow and white
chiffon over white satin the corsage be
ing trimmed with a Iwuquet of white
Mrs Stlm-on wore a handsome gowrt
of silver and graj brot ide
Mrs Vlel-er-ham was drc-sed In white
and blue brocade embroidered In silver
Mrs Mejer wore t gov 11 of black chif
fon embosed velvet over a white laee
petticoat The wai't was trimmed with
rhinestemes; and had li e sleeves, st o
wore a collir und stiins of pearls and a
c.1 imond tfara
Mrs Xagel wis dressed in a handsome
costume of iiotian red brocade and
Mrs Robert Shaw Oliver wore a Iovcl
sown of Irfack v. v with rhlnestonc
trimming Mis Marion Oliver's costume
was of white satin with embroidered
Eirlands of chiffon
Mrs Joeph I-anur vore in exquis
ite gown of blaek net over white satin
with steel and fur trimming
Mrs John Itodgers was dressed in
black velvet Isco, and dlimonds
Mrs. Horace Vt estcott wore green and
Mme Jusxcrand wore a Trench lm
porteel gown embroidered n silver
Mrs. Bryce was dresel In black vcl
vet with point lace draped on the bod
' green satin.
a hardsome cos
and . ellamond
Jhe'TL,iLCr.IYWrnt' ""'I "C pni2jlKle With a ,inted .surplice, bodice
!L.m,!I!1".l.nf..'"'! TT '-'' J"h tor, of Xevv fork, wore
md lime llanleunn iraimhausen. . brol(.ere.l in bWk ehrU ad t
'in, ""'" MaJ von Herwarth. of pcar ,ni dloniond.
th'm being the
basbj and Mine
Kienlin and the att
low and Baron v m I
The Turkish mlw
was followed bv the
the Turkish i:mb.issy and Mme hdul
Hak Husein B-j and the Second Sec
retarj and Mmc Ibrahim Zia IV
Form IJmlinaa (-rfnii.
a superb toilette of white
7.K Pirha 1
Mrs. Rleliard Townsend wore white
and gold brocade
Mrs Peter Goelet Gerrv wore n love
1 ir 1 ecrcwu en -v,ttt,, ,h .11., ki- .,,..,. .,u
ehiffein and train of plnL ehirmeuse.
and a illamund tiara
Mrs Cornelius Vamlerbllt wore a hand
s mie toilette of white brocad" vlvet.
The Bnzlllan mbassador with Lieut ,n1 ,w" diamond wings on cither side in
Commai der Radler de Aqumn navnl at
tachc, and Mme do Aquino Mr J I"
de Ban-os PimenteL Mr 1" de Barros
Cavalcanti de Lacerda, Mr J J Monlz
de Aragao secretan-s formed the nevt
The Russian Ambasail"r and Min
Bakhmetcff Capt assilieff naval at
tache, and Mme A ass heff Sir II
de Bach, and Mr ndnvv Kalpaschni
koft preceded the Japanese mbassador
and the counselor of embassy of Jap-in
Mr K. Shidehira. Commamler Takcuci i
naval, and Lieut. Col Inouje mllltarv
nttache. Mr. Saburo Okabe. Jlr. Tarn
Mrs Clews of Xew lork. wore 1 hard-
gmn of gun metal satin heavily
Wendell Holmes wore a
n of white brocade and
James wore black velvet
1 tndsome p
Mrs Jul i
and point 1
Mrs Glover wore a
led net over red satin
Mrs, Fnnklin Ellis wo
gown of pink channelise
Miss Jul a Fish, daughter of Mr Ham
lovelj gnwn of
and superb dla-
kirhl Oht.i Mr ...hlnn n.l M, I '""-" '-' 1 OIK, IOOKCII CnaiTO-
X Okabe and Mme X Okabe ' I '"" '" P,!:oda bIue cniff"n over whUr
The Minister of Costa Rica and me-n , r -
bcrs of his famllj, the Portuguese Mn-.
lster. the Minister of Bolivia, with Mme
Calderon and Miss dlderon: the Min
ister of Salvador. Mr. Mehia, and the1
Secretary of Legation and Mme dc I
Borja. the Xetherlands Minister and1
Mme. LoJdcn the Minister ot Venezuela '
the Chln-e Minister nnd famllj. with
the secretaries and attaches, the Span-1
lsli Minuter and Mme de Riano. with'
SI- Walls V Mer.no. and the Mllltarv'
Attache and Mine de Urcullu; the Minis
ter of Norway and Mme Brjn, the Min
ister of Xlcaragua and Mrs. de Castrillo,
and Mr Zavala, secretary oX legation,
the Cuban Minister and Ills daughter.
Miss Amparo Martin-RIvcro: the Mln-iste-
of 1 ruguaj and Mme de Pena,
M ss de Pena. and Mr Hugo V de Pena:
the Belgan Minister, the Haitian Min
Ist r, with Mr II Price, secretary:
and Mrs. H. Price, the Minister of Guat
emala and Mme Mendez. the Minister
of Peru and Mme. de Pezet. the Min
ister of Sweden and Mmc. Ekcngren. the
Minister of Slam and the Princess Tral-
and diamonds. Miss Eleanor Reybum
wors dark red charmeuse.
Mrs. George Howard wore a lovely
gown- of gray brocade and superb dia
Mrs. Ashurst, wife of Senator Henry
F. Ashurst, wore blue brocade and point
Miss Elsie "Hill wore amber charmeuse,
trimmed with topaz.
Mrs. E. B. HIIL wife of Repressntatlve
Hill, wore white brocaded satin and
Mrs. John W. Hunter wore a lovely
gown of palo blue brocaded velvet, the
bodice being embroidered in cold and
Miss Jane Hunter wore a. becoming
gown ef beaded chiffon over blue chif
fon with pink girdle.
Mrs. Chandler Hale wore a lovely
gown of white lace and diamonds.
Mrs. Timmons was dressed In cream
charmeuse and chiffon.
Mrs. A. Garrison McCllntock wore a
becoming gown of pink and yellow char
meuse. Mme. All Kuli Khan wore a stunning
costume of olive satin with bands em
broidered In gold.
REID'S BODY LIES IN
STATE IN NEW YORK
sstln, the bottom of the skirt being
faced with blue.
Mrs. Melville Ingalls wore a handsome
gdwn ot black net and diamonds.
Mrs. Sj-mons vore an exquisite gown
of white and Venetian purple brocade.
Mrs. Frederick Stevens wore black vel
vet the waist being of gray chiffon.
Miss Marlon Stevens wore a becoming
gonn of deep blue charmeuse and chlf
Mrs Mann, wife ot Representative
Mann, wore a lovely gown of pale blue
charmeuse veiled In blue chiffon and
trimmed with point applique, and with
border ot dark fur on the skirt and
white aigrette In her hair.
Mrs. Richard Butler wore a handsome
gown of embroidered white satin and
Mrs. Arthur Wlllert wore a lovely
gown of silver gray tissue, veiled In
black chiffon, with narrow border of
Mme. de la Rocca wore pale pink
chiffon trimmed with corals and lace,
and a tiara of diamonds and pearls.
Mme. dc Laboulaje wore white satin
palllcttcd with gold Her hair orna
ments and necklace wero of diamonds.
Mme Ibraham Zla, wife of the sec
ond secretary of the Turkish Embassy,
v as dressed In pale pink charmeuse satin
with garniture of black velvet and gold
Mme lliisslen. wife of the first secre
tarj of the embassv. was dressed In i
gown of pale mauve brocade, the bodice
trimmed with Brussels lace and hair or
naments of dl inionda.
Mrs lleathcoat Grant's gown was of
white satin. The corsage &as trimmed
with Brussels late, and the bottom bor
dered with fur ller Jewels were dia
monds Mme von Halmhausen. wife of the
Counselor of the German Embassj, wore
a Trench gown of white charmeuse em
broidered with pearls and trimmed with
lace. Her ornaments were iearls.
Mine Klenlln. wife of the Second Sec
retarj of the German Embassv, wore an
all-black gown trimmed with cut Jet.
Xccklace nnd bandeau of diamonds and
Mme Brj n. lfe of the Xorweglan Min
ister, wore a gown of white satin, with
.111 overdress of blue inousellnc in her
hair she wore an aigrette
Mme. de la Cueva. of the Mexican Em
bassj. was dressed In a unique gown of
Spinlsh laee over a skirt of black velvet
A bunch of jink French roses was at the
corsige. and she wore a necklace of dia
monds. Mme Ioudon was dressed In a cos
tume of white and cloth of gold trimmed
with gold, nnd she wore diamonds
Mme Calderon, wife of the Minister
from Bolivia, wore gold broeidesl chif
fon over pink The liodlce was trimmed
with lace Her ornaments were dia
monds Mme Rlano. wife of the Spanish Min
ister, wore a striking gown of white
satin draped with violet chiffon and edged
with bands of fur Diamond and pearl
Mrs, Wallace Radellffe wore a lovelj
gown of grov satin and black laee.
Mrs Henri May wore purple satin
with an eiverdress of black net. ard su
The Misses Mejer wore gowns or
draped white hrexnde with black velvet
panels eiovvn the birr, the corsage be
ing trimmed w 1th rhlnestones, laee, and
Miss HildegHrde Xagi 1 wore Xmcrlcin
Teautj charmeuse, and her house guests.
Miss Man Shlplcj Coollilge. of Boston
wore white net embroidered In gold
spansles. and Miss IJonberger of St
l.ouls. wore an Imported gown of white
culffon limped with tlnj- pink chiffon
roses, ov er pink e h ffon
Mrs Worthington of Cliieairn wnr
Pink and silver briwade and diamonds
Mrs William MeNelr wore -i lovelv
Mivn or gold ehHnneiis, trimmed with
.old laee and piarls.
Mrs Nathan Wveth wore a lovely
gow it of blue channeiis and chiffon
Hss Trances Anderson wor blue
pe de chllie, trimmest with swnnsdown
and 1 ice
Miss Mahel Bnardni-in wore a stunning
conn )t nil velvet with diamond trim-
""7" . , ,. , t I tan aid The I'resldent will spend to-
'" ' "'- ."- i" wore i -uncrn ., . fhl. r-.irf-r,-. r n,,rv W TafI
costume of gold and silver tissue. anJ I .. ,.. ,. ., n,, .j-mi, s.r.e ..,! m
Contlnned from rase One.
Simple Ceremony Performed in Crypt
of Cathedra of St John the Divine.
Military Honors Accorded.
Xew York, Jan. 3. In simple proces
sion, devoid of excessive pomp, the bodj')
of Whltelaw Rcld, the late Ambassador
to England, was drawn through the
gale-swept streets of Xew York City
from the landing place at the foot of
West Klnet) -ninth Street to the Cathe
dral ot bt. John the Divine, where It Is
now Ijlng In state In the crjpt under an
anned guard of marines,
immediately after the arrival this aft
ernoon of the British cruiser Natal, bear
ing the body, the cruiser fired a mournful
salute of nineteen guns at one minute
Intervals, and the easket," draped with
an American flag, was transferred to a
canopied dais In the stern sheets of a
On the landing float two companies ot
marines were lined up, nnd the band
from the North Dakota plajed a dirge
as the casket was gently lifted ashore
and placed on n gun carriage There was
a salute by marines from the battleship
Connecticut as the beidj- was carried
from the caisson Into tho trjpt
The simple eercmonj In the crjpt was
performed by the Rev Dean W II. Gros
venor and Dr. II. C. Robinson, pastor ot
the Church of the Incarnation, attended
bj" Mrs Reld Capt Potts was present,
representing the navj, and Chandler
Hale, Third Assistant Secretary of State,
representing the President
CAPT. GIBBONS GOES TO
ATTEND REID FUNERAL
Annapolis Md . Jan 3 Bound for New
York to paj last homage to the late
Ambassador hltclaw Reld. under whom
he serves! as Arrerican naval attathe for
three jears Capt John II Gibbons, su
perintendent of the Naval Acudemj, ac
companied bj Mrs GIblKms. left Annap
olis tu-daj Thev will attend the fu
neral In the metropolis tu-nmrriiw
t'apt Gibbons was taval attache at
the American Kmbassj in London from
1 to l"s.
FUNERAL IN NEW YORK
Corson, who lives only a block away
and was a witness to the crippling ot the
buildings, said that the separate bricks
torn from the wall were carried straight
Into the air and then allowed to settle
slow ly back to earth. The roof was of tin
and the wind caught It. rolling It up
along the top of the building and carry
ing with It six of the back porches.
Fully J100 damage was done to the
laundry building at the .corner of Eigh
teenth and D Streets Northwest. The
wind struck tho side of the building dur
ing the most severe part ot tho gale and
tore the glass of most of the windows
from the frames, even blowing some of
the frames Into the rooms
STORM TAKES TOLL
OF LIFE ON COAST
Entire Atlantic Seaboard Swept, the
Wind at Timet Attaining
Xew York. J.in 3. A terrM- wind
storm, accompanied la some sections b
snow and rain, swept nearly the entire
Atlantis seaboard to-day and reached in
land as far as Cleveland, causing Im
mense damage to property, tying up
traffic of all kinds. Interrupting telegraph
and telephone communication, and caus
ing loss of life and Injuries The heavi
est snowfall of the season was reported
from man parts of the country when
the wind had subsided this evening.
The wind was strongest In Xew York,
where It reached a velocity of nlnety-stx
miles an hcur fceveral barges were turn
from their tugs In the baj and wrecked
against the Batterj seawall, and a dozen
ocean steamers, unable to reach their
docks, dropped anchor In the baj In the
evening a heavj snow llurrj" Impeded
navigation In all the neighboring waters
In Philadelphia the wind wrecked a
three-story factory building, killing one
man and Injuring fourteen others
Mrslnln Towns Cut On.
Xorfolk Va. and Xewport News were
completelj cut off from outside commu
nication, all the land wires going down.
Fear was felt for a time that the ships
of the Atlantic fleet assembled In the
Itoids, preparatorj to sailing for the j
Southern drill grounds, had failed to i
weather tho blasts, but the vessels re-1
ported their safetv to-night by wireless. '
The old frigate Jamestown, which has
been In quarantine at Xorfolk, caught
fire during the storm, and was de
strojed btreets near the water front In
Xewport Xews were Inundated ! the
storm-driven waters of th James River
Practically all the South Atlantic
States were harel hit The fiurel River,
In Delaware, overflowed its hanks, driv
ing several ojter boats ashore. John
Smlthers and one of his farm hands
were fata lb injured In the collapse o?
a building In which they had taken ref
uge near Laurel. Del
Three- person wero seriouslv Injured
at Atlantic Otv where tho tvlnd reach
ed i velocitv of sixty milts an hour.
cruiser Ban Francisco, which left there
early In the afternoon with a crew ot
0 officers and men bound for Guanta
narco. Xewport reports an eighty-mile
wind to-night. There ore no torpedo
boat destroyers at sea, as was reported
this afternoon. ,
Damage Is reported from several Xew
Jersey towns. Trenton was In the path
of the worst of the wind wave and at
Phllllpsburg, X. J., the gale razed a
four-story brick building. Injuring one
Two hundred girls had a narrow escape
at Hazelton. Pa,, when the root was
blown off the mill in which they were
Dlows Roof from Car.
At Poughkeepsle, X. Y the roof of a
box car crossing the Poughkeepsle bridge
was blown off. dropping 200 feet and al
most wrecking two buildings.
Several points In Xew England reported
damage to person and property. Ted
persons were Injured at Hartford, Conn
by the collapse of the roof ot the Melleaj
Hewes Building. A roof blown Into Mala
Street at Winsted. Conn., blocked street
car traffic for an hour.
A heavy storm raged over all of Texas.'
Telegraph service was severely cripple
at Fort Worth.
Cleveland reports the heaviest snowfall
of the season to-night, with all street car
traffic tied up and wire communication
The wind was less violent west At
Cleveland, although Chicago reports in
terruptions of wire service at several
points In the -Middle West.
Greeks Win Victory-
Athens. Greece. Jan. 3. The Greek
forces to-day completed the subjection
of the Turks on the Island of Chloa, the
entire Turk garrison of about 1,830 men
ALL NEXT WEEK
wi i-r -v
yfli ' MtflhaxeBat&tirJtsKtat.
AND ITS gSt SELECTED
I'r sulcnt Tift left
In last tilkht for Ne
The British steamer Alcazar which is
tho midnight, HVorf ape lookout, was in danger
J.ork to ittend cf hrine ,,lltr,,, " I"1" " ' heavy
the funeral of Whltelaw Held and also to j Mandngr b, lh( Aleazar In case help is
le present at tho political lmmiuet to- reeded -Tim wind blew fortj miles an
night of pn.mlne-nt Itepubllcans hour and e-iused much damage to prop-
lb was iieoinpaiiie-d bv b, t rctnrj of erty In the business sertion of the cltj
Hate Knox, e'liirhs D llllhs. serrctarv The storm did JSfVo damage In Rlch-
sldmt. and M ij Tho-n is
111" Marquise I.anza wore a handsomei
gown of white bnuade t,attn and chiffon
Miss Margarette Svmonds wore old
ros satin, with an overdress of blaek t
Mrs Ilich-irdson Clover wore a lnnd
some toilette of l.ai 1 velvet
fon and a tura of dlimonds
Mrs Charles Spalding wore i lovelv
gow n of pink hrocade and d amonds
Mls Katherine Elkins wore a hand
some silver-beaded gown
Mrs siainnpj Emmons wore a lovelj
gown of white i harmeuse and lace
JlK James Martins wore a lovelj'
gown of pink and gold brocade
Miss Marj Lee Mann, of Xew York,
wore a hindsomo gown of pink char
meuse with pearl and fur trimming
Mrs Phillips wore a lovely gown of
black chiffon and white laee
Mrs Jo'in Rev burn wore a handsome
gown of black net, with Jet trimming
eturn to Washington to-morrow.
I'tlcbunr Jan S. Three firemen were
irri-ome bv smoke to-daj In a fire
htch d imaged a building occupied b
hlf-'the .-alvasc and fctijraKC Coij.'a'jv. The
men were rcsct-nt siiertij bciorc ine root
fell Los. Jo.Oii".
"Harried 'I i
Washington Pa. Jan
twelve lmurs after he was marrt'd, ai
I'allfornla. near here Luther Bread
water was run eiovvn and killed by n
railroad train to-daj His bride la pros
trated and In a serious condition.
To Care Coasllpatlon,
Don't dos the sjstem with a lot of dan
gerous babtt-formlng drugs Phjslelans
everywhere are now prescribing Hotl's
Lemon Seidlltz. the good-tasting scldlltz
powder. AH druggists sell lt-
dor Prabaidh. tho First Secretary ot j
Legation and Mrs Loftus. and Nol'
Choate and Xal Jajaval. attaches; the
Minister of Honduras, the Minister of
uenmarh, ine .Minister or Panama, the
First Secret-re of legation and Miss.
Ramona E. Lefev-e were the Ministers
and legation members present
Chnrire fllfTlllre Pn..f.,il. II
The Austrian Embassj was represented
oy us cnarge a anaires. Baron von Lu
denhorst. and the following members ot
the staff. Commander Burstjn. naval at-
tacne Konstantln von Masirevieh flst
secretarj. and Stephen Hedry de Hedri,
Tremendous Sacrifices Mark the Wind-up
0f This Sensational Removal Sale
Xow comca the most astounding reductions of all the last desperate effort to force out every
stitch of clothing in the shortest possible time. Prices that at the start of this sale were sensation
allv low hae been cut to the core of cost and below. Values that hac been the talk of the town
are totally eclipsed in this final clean sweep of our remaining stocks. Your clothing money neer
had such buying power.
CpiU! ... . .
Undirided Proflti On
1 000 CO
. . T.oootm
You Should Have
in the bank to which jou
intrust the keeping of jour
This Is Washington's OLDEST
savings Institution. Its reputa
tion for soundness has endured
for nearly half a century.
SAME RATE of Interest paid
on both large and small accounts.
and Trust Company.
Corner 15t!i and N. Y. Ave.
$10 luunc Men's ultii
812 Fane CfiNslmero bulls "I
!.' Black Thibet ul
SSMO Illnels Claj l)lnC"nal- '.'.'.'.'.
Ms 00 Fancy t tMlmrrm . ......
Sis. 00 .raj ClirvloU and TvveeiU. . '. '.'.'. '.
SIS.CII Black ThihetH
80.00 Flae Blue Unruled. . '""
2-o Fancy nonirda "
JM3JS0 lonngr 'Men'i! Milts, 14 lo SO jearm"
S3.00 Fancy Caxslmerca $1.(2)
W-SO Fane Mixture '..'.'.. .. .32.4H
S.'.0O Fancy Tweed and Canatmcrea ISJIS
VS,00 Fancy Worsteds and Cinlmrrn IW.4S
S7.SO Plain and Fancy Mixture, 3J)S
Former Removal ,
ST..00 Dark Mixtures 12.4 S
M.00 Fancy Tweed and Mixtures...... II tzjy
jrr-'.o Cheviot and Tweed .$.1.48
SIO.OO lleavy-M eight Fancy Kflects $5.00
$12 CO Fancy Jeotch Mixture $7.50
$10 Black nnd Fancies
$12 Fancy Mixture
$1. Novelty CITeet and Blacks
518--.0 Illaek and Fancy Effect $NT5
SIS lieun anil Tneed $10.00
$20 Imported Fane) Fabric .SI2JM)
$2.1 Plain and Fancy oeltle $14.30
533 Chinchilla O 'cunts. 32 In., with shawl collar
and belled back, all abode $l&30
$23 Irlah Frelre Ulster. 31-ln". Ionir $12.30
$20 Cravenette Oeerconl $10.00
Greatest Values Ever Known in
Men's Black Rroadcloth-Kersey Overcoats, full
length, trimmed with stylish Persian lainb collar.
Well tailored and perfect lit ting. Regular ci(J7t
price. $30 00. Removal Sale price 9iy.0
Fine Quality Black Broadcloth-Kersey Overcoats,
trimmed with Persian Iamb collar, mirmot lined: the
season's most fashionable coat. Ucgutar COO re
price, !0 00. Removal Sale price OLC.IO
Finest grade Imported Kersey Overcoats, lined
throughout with genuine muskrat fur and trimmed
with Persian lamb collar; very rich and cle- StC nfl
Eant. Regular price. 90. Removal Sale price ffs.uu
CHILDREN'S CLOTHING AND OVERCOATS AT HALF PRICE
Corner Ninth and E. Outfitters U Mm ami hys
Newport It I reports that much anx
ift is felt thero for the mtnc-lajing
iPSAMPLE SHOE SHOP
$3.50, $4.00, and $5.00 Values,
X The Right Shws The Right
Service The Right Price.
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JI50 reiches Its highest buying power here
This modest sum commands the best of leather and
style In women's footwear combined with perfect
comfort Whatever your preference may be. we
have Just the shoe to please ou: and no matter
how mue-h jou can afford to pay. you'll find no
better shoes than our.
Complete line of, Satin Evening Slippers In all
shades and all sizes
Fourth Floir Washington Lian mi Trast Cf.
Open Saturday Evenings
We clve Herald $23,000 coale.t votes.
STATEMENT OF THE
Commercial Fire Insurance Company
OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Result of Examination by Insurance Department of the District of Columbia, as of
October 31, 1912.
Mortgage Loans (first liens) $215,750 00
Cash in Banks and Office 18,756 61
Real Estate 331,922 06
Agents' balances 55,614 02
Interest due and accrued 5,059 81
Accounts receivable 1,354 19
Bonds (market value)
City of Atlanta $10,000 00
City of Richmond 1 0,450 00
Amer. TeL & TeL Co 4,475 00
City of New York 10,550 00
City of Seattle 10,000 00
City of Asheville 9,450 00
State of New York (Can. Imp.) 50,750 00
Va. R. R. & Power Co 9,575 00
Capital Stock $337,307 50
Unpaid Fire Losses (not yet due) 6,216 38
Reserved for Unadjusted Fire Losses 21,132 74
Reinsurance Reserve 136,260 92
Reserve for Taxes 13,350 66
Surplus 229,438 49
ROBERT R. TUTTLE. President.
Hon. ASHLEY M. GOULD. Vice President.
FREDERICK S. DUDLEY. Second Vice President.
PAUL F. GROVE. Secretary. ,
JOHN McKEE. Assistant SecreUry.
CHARLES F. CARUSI. Genera! CounseL
In addition to the admitted assets, as given above, the Company had on October 31,
1912, non-admitted assets, consisting of subscriptions to the increased capital stock aid
surplus, amounting to $306,000.