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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SUNDAY. JANUARY 26. 1913.
OPEN 8 A. M., CLOSE 6 P. M.
ART CUT GLASS SILVER PLATE
W.B. MOSES & SONS
WHILE "we are busy conducting "these special reduced sales of CARPETS, "RUGS, LINENS, and
DRAPERIES, there is no cessation of activity in the Furniture Department.,
St Andrew's3ociety Banquets
to Commemorate Birth of
There are-opportunities every day and hour to get your pick of Dining or Bedroom Furniture,
in Oak, or Mahogany. All pieces sold, separately and we are glad to provide you with anything, needed for
any room in the house. -
THE KING IS TOASTED
DIIDRTC' IICUHDV 1
Senator Knute Nelson Praises Great
Britain and Its Form of
That the cot eminent of Great Brit
ain is in many respects better than I
that of the United States was the as
sertion of Senator Knute Nelson of
Minnesota at the annual banquet of the I
St. Andrew's Society of Washington.
D. C held at Rauschefs last evening.
The banquet commemorated the birth
of Robert Burns, the Scotch poet.
Senator Nelson pointed out that even
as the money system of England was I
more elastic than that of tne unueo
States so was the system of represen
tation. He -also said that the execu
tive department on the continent is I
closely blended w ith .the legislative
"England furnishes a model that In
many Respects we could Imitate with
out belittling our own." asserted the
Senator Nelon said that England's
xperlence with America during the
Resolution had taught her to be freer
nd more generous with her other colo
nies "Though the Boers were de
feated.' he said, "they really gained,
for they secured a better form of gov
ernment, and jou have to-da,y in Scot
land a free a roernment as In this
country, and are as progress! e as the j
peoples Ol Ulucr tuumiira. 4 ic ovufcvo- i
men and warriors of England hare ab- I
sorbed that country een as she ab-
sorbed Scotland, and the to-day now
rule in London Just as much as they do .
Toat In the Klnc.
Senator Nelson closed bis address Tilth !
a toast to the Kins of England, follow
ing tributes which he paid to that coun
try and the English people. He bald
that the citizens of Canada had been
"more than friends to the United States
had been brothers. In fact," and hoped
that the members of the society would
all remember the people of the world
had sprung from a common source.
Secretarj James Wilson, of the Depart
ment of Agriculture, made a brief ad
dress. In which he paid high tribute to
Burns and the people of Scotland. The
tight is not all et out of the Scotch
blood, he said He said that something i
of that blood was "to be found In the
next President of the United States " I
The becrrtan spoke highly of Bums' I
poemb ilnlanng they had had an tmJtold ,
effect of good on the people of 'the
world After giving a quotation from j
the Scotch that a man as likely to
Keep going the way he had started, Mr.
Wilson said "I pray that the new
President ma go right, for if he goes
wrong he is apt to stay wrong."
After telling the numerous qualifica
tions whlh a man had to hae to be
a good 1 resident. Representatle Frank
1 Mondell of Wjomlng said President
Taft had all of them and that he hoped
each and ery one of his successors
would also have them
Dr George K MacLcan spoke on "The
I-tnd o Hun- and RepresenaUve Vic
tor Murdnck of Kansas responded to a
toast The Land We Lite In" Sena
tor P J McCumber of North Dakota, de
wibed 'Scotch Traits" and Representa
tive Urank M Xye of Minnesota spoke
on The Poets '
Letter! of regret that they could not
"be present were read from President
Taft. Ambassador James Brjce, and An
drew Carnegie Greetings were also
read from the Caledonian Club.
William T II Galllher. president of
the society presided. Following his wel-
ome to the guests, he spoke highly of
two deceased members. William It.
Smith, of the Botanical Gardens, and
A I' Gordon Letters were also read
from tne president of the Philadelphia
Socictv of Ft. "Andrew's and the New
"iork State Society.
Piper Lead aiareb.
Secretary James Wilson,. of the De
partment of Agriculture, and President
William T Galllher, of the society, led
the grand march about the barlquet hall
preceding the banquet. A Scotch piper
In costume led the procession, and over
the heads of Secretary Wilson and Mr.
Galllher other members of the society
held the Bags of the United States. Scot
land, and the St. Andrew's Society.
Scotch heather plant, brought direct
from the land of Burns, was added to
the decorations of cut flowers and palms.
Scotch airs were plajed during the feast
by the bagpiper, Hugh Urquhart. of
Philadelphia. He ai accompanied by
Ham Wheaton Howard Other musical
numbers, all dear to the hearts of the
Scotch, were git en by John Anderson,
of the Baltimore society: Richard Back
ing, and Thomas Evans Greene. Dr.
George MacDonalfl read Bums' "Grace."
and George Mann, of Baltimore, recited
Bums' "Address to the Haggis." All
joined In singing "Auld Lang Syne" at
the conclusion of tne evening.
At the banquet table were the follow
Guests James Wilson. Secretary
Agriculture, Senator Knute Nelson of
Minnesota. Senator Porter McCumber of
North Dakota. Representative F. w.
Mondell of Wjomlng. Representative
Victor Murdock of Kansas. Represent
ative Frank M Nje of Minnesota, Dr.
George E. MacLcan, J J. Dallngton,
George Mann, representing Baltimore
Society: John Anderson, Baltimore: A.
M Burtt. Arthur Cam. Walter D Chase,
New York; J. S. J. Clark, W. V. Cox,
Herbert P. Galllher, H H. Gordon, John
Henderson. Jr.. John G. Hodges. J. Will
lam Johnson, C C. Kluby, William Law,
Capt- Charles Lowell. A. E. Margerison,
Philadelphia: W. IL Margerison. Phila
delphia; Frank B. Miller. Charles J.
O'Neill. Philadelphia; James L. Owens,
W G. Penney, Paul Pearson, R. S.
Held. Russell Harrison Scott. Paul
11 Sleman. B. H. ThisselL John Wat
son. Jr., Baltimore; Frederick woodward,
Carl D. Grant, and Frank A. Woodfield.
Members Harry Blake. C. C. Calhoun,
J M. Colt. Dr. Malcolm Cameron.
Charles "A. Douglas, James Duff, DA
J. F Douglas. C. E. Galllher. William
T Galllher. O C Gerhardt. George
Gibson, .. M. K. "Gilraour, E. C Gra
ham. Rev. Thomas Gordon. J. M.
Henderson, William M. Hannay, J. B.
Henderson, R. W. Henderson. W, E.
Humphries. J. B. Lambic A. Lamond,
A. E. L. Leckie. Fred B. McGutres Jh-.
Nelll MacBride, A. McKenzle, Dr. B.
P. McGruder. A. M. McLachlen. J M.
MeLachen. R. McMurray. Dr. George
MacDonald. J. McTaggart. Frank E.
Mack, J. A. Massle. J. A. "Messer, L. B.
Mann, J. G. Morrison. Senator Miles
Polndexter. , S. J. Prescott. William
Ramsay, E. G. Rankin. .Alexander
Scott. J. H. Small. Jr. J. Stewart. Don
nld G. Stuart. J. Sefwin Talt, CoL. J.
Tweedale, J. A, Watson. J. R. Watson,
Robert Watson. Dr. Tom Williams.
George S. Wilson, G. Wright, W. ,G.
Henderson, and E. H. McLachlen.
Even Some Hartford-Saxony and Bigelow-B&lkans Are Reduced.
These rugs arc the star products of the. American loomi They, vie with the
handmade fabrics of the East in patterns, colors, and wearing qualities, while the low
prices bring them within the reach of. all.
Size. ( Moses' Price Was. Reduced to.
36x63 inches 4. ...... t.'. ; $8.50 $6.25
36x72 inches ".; :. f : $10.00. $6.95
8' ft. 3xl0;ft 6. . . i , $50.00 $31.90
9x12 feet ". ; ." $60.00 $35.90
10 ft. 6x12 ft ." ; ....- v $75.00 $48.85
30 ft. 6x13 ft. 6, - .". $85.00 $54.75
None of the Hartford-Saxony or Bigelow-Balkan Rugs will be sent out on ap
proval .or exchanged. - t
. ' Bigelow-Balkan Rugs.
36x63 inches ...' .- , $8.50 $6.45
6x9 feet $35.00 $23.45
8 ft. 3x10 ft. 6 $50.00 $32.25
9x12 feet $60.00 $35.65
Seamless Wilton Rugs.
With shaded borders; solid colors.
6x9 feet $32.50 $20.95
8 ft. 3x10 ft. 6 $47.50 $30.80
9x12 feet $52.50 $33.65
High-Grade Carpets Reduced.
Very Best Qualities at Very Low Prices.
Carpets offered in this" sale are of the world's standard in quality! pattern, and coloring.
The fact that the mills have discontinued some of the patterns simply gives the purchaser an
OLD-FASHIONED VELVETS Hall and stairs, and pretty Oriental patterns ; suit- Of
able for dining-rooms, living rooms, &c. Moses' price was $1.25. Now OOC
IMPERIAL WORSTED VELVETS For halls and stairs; some with borders & 1A
to match ; for dining-rooms, living rooms, &c Moses' price was $1.65. Now JL JL V
BIGELOW-LOWELL AXMINSTER In Persian and conventional designs. A -J r'
beautiful array of the past season's best patterns. Moses' price was $2.00. Now....Xm3
ROYAL PLUSH WILTONS 25 patterns, comprising self-tone Orientals and
conventional. This is the best wearing carpet at popular prices. Moses price was $2. flf H 9i
Now V. 01.OU
ROYAL WILTON HALL RUNNERS 36 inches wide; 15 patterns in this OO rr
line, which includes the celebrated Bundhar. Moses' price was $3.00. Now IMifaO
PLUSH WILTON HALL RUNNERS 36 inches wide. This is one of the best wearing
carpets, and will stand up for years under the hardest use. Moses price was $3.00. ijf OC
BODY BRUSSELS 12 patterns, suitable for bedrooms, dining-rooms, libraries, t "A
&c. Moses' price was $2.00. Now 1U
MOTTLED VELVETS A .fine wearing carpet for halls and stairs. Moses' fOi
price was $1.15. Now...' U62C
VELVET HALL RUNNERS 36 inches wide. A large line to choose from; &1 9r
self-tones, Persian, and conventional patterns. Moses' price was $2.25. Now ltJO
BRUSSELS HALL RUNNERS 16 inches wide; five patterns only, in self-colored QC
red, self-colored green, and green and tan. Moses' price was $1.50. Now fOC
ART RAG CARPETS In beautiful effects, made from new rags; gray and white, iCA
green and white; and blue and white; 36 inches wide. Moses' price was 90c Now UUC
TNGRAIN CARPETS 15 patterns; all wool; the best makes only. Moses' price CC
was $1.00. Now UOC
SOLID COLOR CARPETS ALL HEAVILY REDUCED.
Preparing for Inauguration.
OUR MATTRESS FACTORY can take care of your orders now, WITH THE
GREATEST DISPATCH, for the mattresses you are going to need for Inauguration
guests. You will also find here a superb stock of Dining-room and Bedroom Cinens,
Comforts, Blankets, &c, at very moderate prices to fit up your spare rooms in a
cheerful and attractive manner.
Dining and Bed Room Suites.
WE ALWAYS KEEP in stock complete suites of Dining and Bedroom furniture
of the choicest makes, in Mahogany or Oak. QUALITY, rather than cheapness, is
the motto of this house but all these splendid suites are priced extremely low. It
is the same with Easy Chairs and Rockers, Leather Furniture, and miscellaneous
pieces of all kinds.
Best Portieres Priced Low
These are exclusive fabrics, made especially for our trade,
and are guaranteed to please you.
An exceptionally fine assortment, in all colors; made of fine reps armures, and tapestries,
w ith borders that accord.
Hoses' jrwe u Utdocrd to ilom' ik w. Ecdind to
Lot No. 1 $6.00 $390 Lot No. 4 $7.50 S6.00
Lot No. 2 $6.00.. $4.00 Lot No. 5 $8.00 $655
Lot No. 3 $6.75 $5.00 Lot No. 6 $9.00 $6.75
CRAFT CLOTH PORTIERES, -
In shades of green and brown $5.00 $2.50
In shades of red, blue, brown, and green . . . .$6.10 $3.00
In shades of red, blue, brown, and green $8.00 $4.75
In shades of red, blue, brown, and green .$8.50 $5.00
In shades of red, blue, brown, and green $9.50 $5.50
The above Portieres are beautifully made and have deep tapestry borders.
RARE LACE CURTAIN BARGAINS
White, Ivory, and Arabian Novelty-Styles
All these Curtains are in the newest patterns, and just arrived from the manufacturers. As
there arc only six pairs of a kind, we have decided to close them out at once at prices which show
a saving of one-third on every pair.
January Sale Household Linens
The saings shown in these lists are real and genuine, as they always are in these sales. We
purchase large stocks at the right moment, and give our customers the benefit of our'Iong experi
ence and purchasing power. t.
, 300 Fine Scotch Bleached Double Damask Pattern Cloths; 2jx2 yards. Moses ffr f
price was $7.50. January sale iO.UU
Napkins to match.
50 dozen Fine Bleached Huck and Damask Towels; plain, figured, monogram bor- Cft
ders and embroidered ; big values 75c January sale O vIC
25 pieces Fine Bleached Scotch and Irish Damask; big range of patterns; 72 inches QT
wide. Moses' price was $1.25. January sale 53 C
20 dozen 63x90 Muslin Sheets; soft finish; free from dressing. Moses' price was 65c yfrt-
January sale .. "r5C
25 dozen 81x90 Double-bed size Muslin Sheets, free from dressing. Moses' price was dCC
80c January sale OJC
50 dozen Bleached Hemmed-end Huck Towels; extra good. Moses' price was 25c Ort-
January Sale ." . 6vC
40 Extra Heavy Cut-corner Satin Quilts; size 90x100 inches. Moses' price was 0O C
$3.50. January sale ipCti O
25 dozen Fine Bleached Damask Napkins; 22 inches square. Moses' price was ff') 7ft
$3.50. January sale iPUi)
y 50 dozen Extra Heavy Turkish Towels; gold arid blue borders. Moses' price was rir
31c January sale mOC
34 dozen Union Huck Towels ; extra good value. Moses' price was 18c January )(
1913 Baby Carriages
W.B. Moses & Sons,
F and 11th
Latest Wall Papers
WINNERS IN ESSAY
Tbe Briiish aimsU ner Held vfiricM eqtuj3nent
J r comsKct tint all tbe ptritos for i.(UUoo
eta be cunoil In knipuds by foar sea.
Sixth Grade Awards m The' Washing
ton . Herald's Newman
That the Interesting essay writing con
test on Switzerland. In connection with
the F-ics of Newman traveltalks, which
The Washington Herald gave- the s'lxth
grade' boya and girls of the District
schools an opportunity to take part in.
was popular there Is not the least dotfbL
Eery mall for several weeks brought
the Essay Edltoi; many Interesting com
To make the awards has been quite 'a
task, and the successful twenty-five boy
and twenty-nye girl contestants ot tne
sixth- erode to whom have been awarded
each twotof the ColumblaTheater'B best
orchestra scat ucKeu iu neur ur. c-
min ltcture Monday afternoon at SJO'on
"Switzerland" are .announced as follows;
irrhrt Frve. J'orse School; EUeen
Spalgnt, Hayes School; Martin J. Cook.
Trinity School: Briska Zwlssler. Jeffer
son School; Milton Perlmin, Webster
School; Luclle Kennedy. Monree School;
Nof&anXPriel. Van Buren School: Gertrude-
SlegeU Harrison School;. Gordon
liooe. Btaoton School; Geneva. Much.
TmaT "School: Robert F. Ensslln. Pet-
worth School: Sarah-Myer., Lenox School;
R. Elmer West. Monroe School; Ada
Klelnpeter. Welghtman School; Edward
Roane Melton. Taylor School; Olga L.
Hourwlch. Hilton School; William S. X.
Seidell, Petworth School; Elizabeth AI
bers. Force School: Douglas Burnslde,
Brookland School: Jeanette 3aerr Har
rison Schooir ' Lewis Bealer. 'Powell
School; .Lillian E. Bowen. Hilton Schooli
" It '
Olhla Lawrence. Cooke School; Hey wood
N'. Saunders, Arthur School; Sarah Lubor-
nlrsky, Bowcn Scbol; Edward Holy,
Dennlson School; James Ludge. Stanton
School: Helen Richardson, Madison
School; Harry Temps, Madison School
Ruth Browne. Harrison School; Philip
Gamse.v Corcoran School: Alice Peter.
Wallach School; M. H. Harris Wilson
School; Marguerite Botsch, Brent
School; Louis Stlhr, Van Buren School:
Beatrice Stem, Wilson School: Meyer
Rosidorf, Corcoran School; SdnorEd-
raonos, unomson scnooi; I'auune ityan.
Lenox School; Berkley Inge-'Jr., aVn
uuren scnooi; uorotnea K. compton.
Peabody SchooU'Margaret Johnson. Leo
Burbage. Mina Hall. Roland Bush.
Florence 'B'rlght. Anna McFadden. Har
old Maryman. Susie Port. Essie J. Freed,
juia i. nomas- iiapnooa, or Aiaoison
School. 4 -.. .
The tickets awarded will, V 'mailed by
tbe Essay Editor so each pupil win re
ceive them In the.' first mall Monday
It Is to be regretted that a number of
the scholars failed to comply with the
rules of tho contest by giving tbe name
or the rchool they attended and other
Onl two more opportunities remain to
pupils of, the seventh and eighth grades
to enter this interesting contest.
READ THE RULES. ,
'Seventh Grade MUNICH TO
BERLIN. Monday Afternoon. Feb
ruary 3. "
" Eighth 'Grade THE TOP OV
THE WORLD-ICELAND Mon
day Afternoon. February 10.
The Washington Herald has arrange!
to give-ONE HUNDRED orchestra seat
tickets to each of" the, TWO NEWMAN
TRAVELTALKS at the Columbia Thea.
ter on Mopday afternoon. February
3 and io.- at 30 p. m.
There will bo a -prizes in all. Any
girl or boy attending- the PUBLIC
SCHOOLS will bo eligible to enter this
Interesting educational contest.
The subject of each of the Newman
Traveltalks will be asslgned,Tor a.parUc
The prizes will be awarded for the best
essays on the countries mentioned, for
each grade, and will be connned to tha
grade and country as set above. Each
essay to be not more than ISO words, and
to be written on one side of the.papr
The name, address, and grade of the pu
pil to be written at the end of the essay.
There will be twenty-me prizes of
two tickets each for the girls, and twen
ty-flve prizes of two tickets each for the
All compositions must be in Herald
office, by. 6 o'clock Friday evening, Jan
.Further particulars will be puDllshct
In subsequent Issues of The Washington
Herald. School boys and girls, write your
essays to-day. Address all letters to
NEWMAN TRAVELTALKS KDITOK
Patent Cota RaUril. t
. A measure which is expected to raise
the annual revenue ot the Patent Office
by from 13)0,000 to COO.O00 a year, was
unanimously reported favorably from the
House, Committee on Patents yesterday.
Jt was the Bulklty bill -which raises
the cost or original application for pat
ents from $15 to CO? It also raises the
cost of applications for design patents
for -short terms. A provision designed
to decrease the expenses of applicant for
patents is also included. It. reduces the
charges for certified copies of reports
irom me patent umce.
DcaTrr entertains next Aetnst the triennial eon'
clire of .KnlrMs Tnaplir ind expects 15&C9 gactta
DTSTJBAtfCE MEN SINE.
Pradentlnl Asents Hold Dinner at
New Ulibltt Home,
A gathering of optimists, employes of
the District dllslon" of the Prudential
Life Insurance Company, was held at a
dinner given by the company In the Eb
bltt House last night. About 150. covers
were laid. G. S. Walnwright general
superintendent of tbe District, presided
as toastmasCer. -
Mr. Walnwright summed up the pro
gress made by the -District branch dur
ing the thirteen years ot Ills administra
tion, and warmly complimented his corps
of helpers 'for their .efficiency, to which
he ascribed the great gains made by the
company in the Washington Insurance
Special gnests at tha dinner were Su
pervisor George N. Gore, Division Man
ager Martin Schlff. from the home office:
superintendent Thomas H. Fullerton
Pennsylvania; Superintendent George D.
Wink, Lancaster. Pa.; General Superin
tendent George 8. Walnwright, and L.
-- French Soldiers Killed.
Iirljt- Jati- !- TTMfhf TTwinrh aAltl-a
were killed to-day In la fight with natlyes
near Mogador. French Morocco. Several
others were wounded. Word of the
skirmish was receded at the War Office
from Governor General Lyaultle.
I laereasea Ilea's Vitality.
I .Price, !, At all drosxUts'. Always
a aaa ac o-uoxniiu.1 DBUS
STORE, OM v street Nsrtlmest.
Mll Order. "ollrWi-it.
MONEY MAY BE WASTED.
Arid Land Reclaimed Only for
Short Time, Says Expert.
That the millions of dollars spent by
the United States government for tha
reclamation of arid land In the United
States, may be to a large extent wasted,
was the statement of Dr. B. T. Gallo
way, chief of the Bureau of Plant In
dustry of the Department of Agriculture,
before the Moss Investigating committee
of tbe House. Dr. Galloway's statement
appeared in testimony given out by tha
"I will even go so far as to say," said
Dr. Galloway, "that so far as I know,
there hasrnever been long continued suc
cessful Irrigation agriculture In a semi
arid climate anywhere, in the world."
Dr. Galloway said the result of irrigat
ing arid lands was to take from it alt
its agricultural virtues after a few years
of use and. in addition, the water used
for irrigation purposes, carried alkali
into land where irrigation was not
needed for agricultural purposes and the.
alkali destroyed the agricultural virtue
of these lands. The result was a double
process of destruction. .
Labor Bill Abandaned.
Labor members of the House privately
admitted yesterday that they have about
given up hope of the Senate passing the
Department of Labor bill, to which
measure tbe Democratic party is special
ly pledged in Its last national platform.
The bill passed the House at the last
session, and It was expected that the
Senate would pass the bill, so. that
President-elect Wilson would have an
additional member In his Cabinet.
The Umt rlrcrricil RUf in tb -wcrld. irbki It
briar eirrtrf In Himbnrr. m be able to lift 33oo
leads to a brizbt ot 330 fctt urritefe within a did
ef SO f crt dlasudct.
NEED CONGBESSIONAL ACTHHr.
Member of New Tork Harbor Com
mlulon Vraea l.OOO-Foot Piers.
That Congress should not permit the
verdict ot the three army engineers com
posing the New Tork Harbor Line Board
to stand in the way of the extension of
the pier head line was declared by R. A.
C Smith, of the New York Harbor Com
mission, In a statement issues here yes
terday, afternoon. Mr. Smith Jia been
urging the passage of the Sulzer. bill,
hearings on which were held Friday.
Ul reports to the contrary notwith
standing." said Mr. Smith. "New York
Citv must have Congressional action It
commerce is to bo saved from the threat
onlng danger to Its progress that now
exists in the shape of the Irritating
question of how to take care of 1,000-foot ,
steamships in New York Harbor.
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