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THE WASHINGTON TDrES, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1913.
I AT! BLL
HY BE IDE LAW
IN PRESENT SESSION
House Judiciary Committee to
Report Favorably on Meas
ure in Short Time.
After long delay and the overcoming
of much opposition, the workman's
compensation hill Is bhowlnc signs of
Incoming law. Friends of the bill are
hopeful that. In spite of the short time
if-malnlng before the life of this don
jrrcss ends. Jt may become law thin
The bill passed the Senate monthi
ISO, and has since been pendlnK in the
IJousc Judiciary Committee. That com
mittee has now taken it up and will
illcpofce of it ln.ajhort time. It ill be
leportcd favorably to the House and
then the question will be to get it to
h vote and prevent it getting caught
n the jam of bills at the finish of the
Amendments arc being considered in
the House Judiciary Committee which
"ill tend to liberalize the bill and
largely remove the objections which
rave been raised. .For a time, thertj
Atas a division of sentiment on the bill
Hmong railroad employes. They ato
more nearly united for It now than eVer
lK-fore and this is adding to the strength
of the measure.
Should the bill fall of a vote in the
House this winter, there seems "no
question that it wjll be passed by Con
gress in the regular session a year
Friends of the bill, however, see no
reason why the country should await
legislation so lopg. They hold that the
measure has had ample consideration
and attention, and that there is no rea
son for waiting They consider that the
principle of compensation is rteht and
progressive, and that it is time for
Congress to Incorporate it into the law.
c Compensation laws are taking fast
hold on the States, and this is a large
lapiqr m bringing -atout action in Con
gress. It is not easy for a member to
stand up and balk at the principle of
compensation wnen his State has adopt
Sixteen States have compensation
laws, and several others are investi
gating. Bills of the same general na
ture as J.he bill pending in Concress
have been introduced in the legisla
tures of Missouri. Texas, and Arkansas,
nnd thev are helping to gain support
for the bill which Congress Is considering.
Y. W. G. A. to Entertain
Its March Members
A reception -will be held this after
noon at the Y. W. C. A. by Mrs.
Charles V. Richardson, second vice
president, and Mrs. John B. Kendall,
chairman of the library committee. The
reception is given to the members of
the association who became members
in March of anv year since the or
ganization, in 1905. This is one of the
Wednesday reception which are being
given in me new rooms, S36 F street
B.eneficiary in Will
Conrad Theiss, of 713 Eighth street
northwest, is made one of four benefi
ciaries in the will of his father, Fred
erick Theiss, just filed with the clerk
of the surrogate court. In Brooklyn,
K. T. The will of the eUer Theiss.
who died in Brooklyn last September,
leaves an estate of approximately $10,000.
Commended for Bravery.
John E. Ames, chief boatswain's mate,
stationed at the United States navy
yard at Brooklyn, has been commended
for bravery in a letter from the Secre
tary of the Xavy- Ames rescued a child
from drowning in the East river on
Largest Credit Jewelers la
AND CHAIN . . . I U
50c A Week
Purchases to the
aoBnt of 925.00 can
be paid for at
Larger Amounts la
Anacostia Council Entertains 300 Members of the Order, and
Presents Bible to the Rev. Samuel W. Grafflin in Recog
nition of His Work for the Qrder.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ANACOSTIA. U. C.. JAN 2
Three hundred visitors were enter
tained last night by Anacostia Council.
Xo. 16, Junior Order of United Ameri
can Mechanics, in Anacostia Masonic
Hall, at .tho annual reception of the
council to the various bodies of the
order in the District. There was a
brilliant display .of American flags In
the hall as decorations. Councilor
Maurice McGrath presided.
Among the speakers were the Rev.
Samuel V. Grafflin, pastor of the Ana
costia M. E. Church, a member of Ar
lington Council, of Maryland, and
Charles McGIll. past councilor of Stars
and Stripes Council, No. 8. The pre
sentation of a Bible and a small Ameri
"can nag to the. Rev. Mr. Grattlin by
Anacostia Council In recognition of.
his Interest In the work and council,
was made", by Councilor McGruth.
Representatives, of. the order from
other councils were called upon for
short addresses, and there was a
smoker and refreshments. The com-
mlttee In charge was Irving S. Hall, '
J. W. Cranford, William J. Mitchell, I
E. R. Thomas, and F. C. Prather. j
When report was made to the police
of the Eleventh precinct of the entrance '
to the house of John E. Ellis, a resi-'
dent of Minnesota avenue near Penn-j
sylvania avenue. Twining City, by I
means or a duplicate key, and the
theft of a watch and money, several
policemen were set to work on the
case. The watch, which is a woman's
gold timepiece, valued at $20, and the
money, amounting to $13, were found
yesterday by Sergeants Raedy and
Weber and Policeman Cockrlll under
the porch of a building some distance
from the house entered. The policemen
topic a man to the Anacostia station,
but later the owner of the property
announced that there would be no
and the Minnesota Avenue Improvement
Association, after Informal, discussion,
laid the matter aside without a vote!
but the sentiment was against -urging
nnv legislation on the race question In
A church bulletin Is being Issued by
the Anav.stla Methodist Episcopal
Church, it Is a four-sheet publication,
and Is issued to tho church people each
Sunday morning. It contains items
dealing with the church societies, tho
programs for the day's services, a direc
tory of church officers, and announce
ments of meetings. Frank P. Crawford,
president of the King Bible class. Is the
APPROVED BY 1,
Throng in Church Favors Re
duction in Number of Sa
loons in District.
Consideration of the question of sep
aration of white and colored passengers
m street cars in the District will be
given by the executive committee of the
Anacostia Citizens' Association on.Fri
dav night at the residence of President
Charles R. llurr. Any expression they
may make will have to be referred to
tht Anacostia Citizens' Association for
ratification. The Issue is being dis
eased because the Federated Citizens"
Association has sent a tetter to each of
the civic organizations requesting that
the views of each on the matter be
made known in order to provide the
committee on public utilities of the cen
tral body with data to aid In its work.
Two citizens' associations here have
declined to support such a separation..
The RancHe Highlands Citizens' Aaso-"
elation says It is not advised of any de
mand for a separation In the District,
The combination automobile fire en
glhe and hose carriage, which haa .been
ordered for installation in the ,quarrtcrs
of No. 5 engine company. In' Nichols
avenue. Congress Heights, will not
reach the city until March. The addi
tion of this equipment to the Congress
Heights company will result in the
transfer of several pieces of .chemical
apparatus. One will be retained, how
ever, as will the truck section.
Citizens of Congress Heights have
sent letters to the District Commis
sioners urging that the large space In
front of tho engine company's quar
ters, which front in Nichols avenue, be
paved with smooth material. Instead of
cobble stones, as now. The Commis
sioners have been told that walking Is
Interfered with, that the horses of the
company will be served better by a new
pavement, and that the street .will be
improved by a "change at that point.
The Women's Home Missionary So
ciety of the Methodist Episcopal Church
will give an entertainment with unique
features on Friday. February 7.
Capt. C. W. "Hopkins, who has com
mand of No. 15 Fire 'Engine company.
Fourteenth and V Btreets, is on a short
vacation, and Lieutenant Zlrkle is in
charge in his place.
Enthusiastic indorsement of the Jones
Works excise bill was given by the
temperance followers of Washington
lUt night by 1,500 persons at the AntI
caii imutii. mpptlne In Wesley Meth
odist Episcopal Church. The crowd was
so great that the church proper could
not hold every one and an overflow
meeting was'held In the Sunday school
room. Neither Senator Jones nor Sen
ator Works were present.
Tho meetlnc was primarily called for
I the purpose of devising means for get
ting tho bill before the Houee so that it
ni.bommf a law. It already has been
.passed by the-Senate and It is believed
' that the-Mouse win aaopi,- it wiinoui
serious -trouble. The bill provides for
the cutting' down of the number of sa
loons In Washington, shutting up those
. which are situated near schools and
Andrew Wilson. prcIdcnt of the Anti
Saloon League, presided over the main
meeting, and Ell Trumbower. chalrtnari
of thp goofl citizens' committee of the
Christian Endeavor Union, over the
. overflow meeting In addition to these
I the meetings wero addressed by Dr. E.
. C. Dinwiddle. Mrs. Emma L. Shelton,
W. W. Milan. William Knowles Cooper,
Albert E. Shoemaker, and the Rev. Don
ald C. MacLeod.
When" the call was made for funds
with which to pay expenses connected
with work on the bill the audlencd
raised $1,000. i
After an illness of one month, during
which time he was confined to his home
In the city, James Frank, night sta
tion clerk in the Eleventh precinct, was
able to return to duty .last night.
Why Endare Foot Torture
Here is Positive Easy Cure
Mr. and Mrs. William Webb, the for
mer chief engineer of No. 15 Fire En
gine Company, have returned from a
stay in Kenmore. Va. Joseph Webb,
their son. remained there.
Philip Chlseldlne. who has been an
engineer in the service of the Govern
ment Hospital for the Insane for thirty
seven years. Is 111 at his home in nearby
Prince George county, Md.
Carnations for McKinley Day.
An abundant supply of home-grown
carnations for Jan. 29. Gude, 12H F.
The following Is absolutely the sur
est and quickest cure known to sci
ence for all foot aliments: "Dissolve
two tablespoonfula of Calocldo com
nound In a basin of warm water.
Soak the feet In" this for fullv fiftcon
minutes gently .rubbing the sore
The effect Is really wonder-
ful. All soreness goes In
stantly: tho feet feel de
lightful. Corns and cal
louses can bo peeled right
off. It gives Immediate
relief for sore bunions.
sweaty, smelly, and ach
ing feet Especially ef
fective for frost-bites and
chilblains. A twenty-flvo
cent box of Caloclde Is said
to be sufficient to cure the worst feet.
It works through the pores and re
moves the cause of the trouble Don't
waste time on uncertain remedies.
Any druggist has Caloclde compound
In stock or he can get it in a few
hours from his wholesale house. Pub
lished by Medical Formula Labor
atories of Chicago.
An Elegant Stein Tailored Suit
or Overcoat at About
IN THIS GREAT REDUCTION SALE
We give you choice of everything in the house no exceptions no reserva
tions. Every piece of goods marked in plain figures you can see just how
much you save be ypur own salesman pick out any fabric you like and let
us build you a fine suit or overcoat to measure at practically Half Price.
You Know These Reductions Are Honest Reductions
Our Entire Stock Goes Into These Two Lots
Sold up io
coatings Soli up I MO
To Dtaiuri . .
Fine S6, $7 and $8 Trousers, to Order J3J5
8th & FSts.
WOMENARESNUBBED REORGANIZATION OF
BY CITIZENS' CLUB
Association of Southeasterners
Refuse to Hear Appeals
Made by -Suffragettes.
The Southeast Citizens' Association
refused to listen to any address by suf
fragUts at their regular meeting last
night at Dohonoe's hail. 314 Pennsyl
vania avenue soutneast.
Local suffrage speakers have 'been at
tending citizens' association meetings
lately in order to explain the plan for
the suffrage paracjo alit! onltsl i ?,,m-
patny or me men in meir enueavors.
The members of the Southeast Citizens'
Association, however, declared that they
were not interested in tno subject and
did not care to be Informed concern
W. C. Cullcen.. In diucusslng a motion
Indorsing the segregation plan which
is now In effect here, attacked the Ken
yon Red Light .bill, now before Con
gress, lie declared that tho present
condition was far better than those that
would follow the adoption of the bill.
The police could not then be as ef
ficient in the matter as they are now,
Conditions of the streets and lights
were discussed. A motion recommend
ing that the president of the Commis
sioners have a seat In the House was
To Celebrate Feast.
The Feast of St. Francis de. Sales will
be celebrated next Sunday afternoon
at 4:30 at the Apostolic Mission House,
Brookland, D. C. The Very Rev. Wal
ter Elliott will deliver a sermon. Music
will be rendered by the students of
St. Thomas' College.
IS URGED BY CLINF
Congressman Declares Build
ings Under Way and Propos
ed Have Swamped Force.
Congress is appropriating money for
public buildings farter than tho Treas
ury Department can put them up.
This, according to Congressman CUne
of Indiana, Is the condition facing Con
gress today In its program for a "pork
barrel" "Mil to. appropriate $25,000,000 for
more public buildings. Congestion or
work in the supervising architect's
office 'Is said to be the cause.
'It Is physically Impossible for the
architect's office to construct the new
buildings authorized," said' CUne. "Re
organization of the entire office Is need
ed. By July l, when the proposed new
public building bill which may order
the construction or Z50 new buildings.
the architect's office will! have 199 un
finished buildings under supervision."
CASTOR I A
Jorlafuts ari Cbildre.
Tin KM YmHiti Always BngM
Put This Man to Work
in Your Home Just as
Soon as You Can
He is an electrician. He will wire
your home for electric light the match
less illnminant and none of your wall
or ceiling decorations will be injured.
There will be no dirt and no annoyance
to you while the work is in progress.
After the current is turned on you will
wonder how you ever "got along" with
out electric light. It is so clean, so con
venient, so attractive.
Mazda lamps have cut the cost of
electric light in half
Fill out and send us the attached coupon.
Our representative will call at the time you
appoint. He vuill explain how the payment
for the wiring can be arranged to suit your
Potomac Electric Power Co.,
Washington, D. C.
Please send a representative to inform
me regarding electric light and wiring
methods. I understand that this request
does not obligate me in any way.
Time to call T
Potomac Electric Power Co.,
231 14th Street N. W.
At flie Comer
Phone Main 7260
Cllnc says tho 139 uncompleted Fed
eral structures are "old undertakings."
for which money was appropriated In
To commit the Government to a new
doIIcv of actually soending a minimum
of W2.000.000 and a maximum of $15,089,
000 annually in construction of Its new
buildings is Cline's proposal. Ho haa
a bill now before the House to thus
limit the work of the TreasunT De
Employment of more architects and
draftsmen and reorganization of the
inspection department to hurry the
erection of new enterprises is also urged
by the Indiana Congressman.
i He Caught. the Jkxt
MONTE. CARLO. Jan. .-MUslne
train, Charles. Landau, & Loadoav
went bae to tbe Caslao and woo fi.C
Hs .caught thenev rtrain '
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"Elders Sanitarium. located at lut" i
Main Bf,, St. Joseph. Mo., has pfe-vt'
tl.U.u KaW 1ia.1m II.. J..ih. .f.H
feet of the tobacco habit, and horrdt
can oe sxoppea- in inree to nve- days. f
As they are distributing this boefc.'
free, anyone wanting a copy should
send their name and address at once
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Must Go Out Before Inventory
226 Winter Coats
Worth from $15 to $25
We may have VERY cold weather in
February -and March and you mav have
great need for a coat of ,this kind, but
we cannot hold them any longer than In
ventory, which 1s the last day of this
monthT as eyerything must be cleared up
and put "in proper trim for new Spring
merchandise, and we never carry gar
ments over from one season to another.
Just imagine any of the smart looking
coats that you have admired at $15 to
$25 and if it has not already been sold
you may secure it tomorrow at $7.50.
Because of the absurdly low price we
cannot send out any coats on approval,
or make exchanges all sales will bd
Suit Store Second Floor.
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Women are Eagerly Buying
SHEETS for 49c
Worth Up io $1.25
Testerday and today the wlse
women of Washington have, sensi
bly taken advantage of this
chance to secure these Kun-of-the-Mill
Sheets as good for prac
tical use as any first Quality
sheets, even though there max be
a small oil spot or two or a
dropped stitch in some of them.
Any size you want from the
smallest for & crib- to the- widest
for a double bed, ana maae-rrom
a great variety or aurerent annas
of sheetings, such as Feppereii,
Conestoga. etc Choice, c
PILLOW CASES, made of the
same muslins, at, each 1254
Bargain Tables Street Floor.
300 Yards of a $2.50 Value
98c Yard . .
You remember our farmer sale
of velours at 98cand wben we tell
you that these are even better- ren-
should hasten to take advantage
of it. .
In the lot are greens, reds, rose,
browns, eta. in great demand for
upholstering, portieres, etc: Eeagtns
opios yarqs: manyaiuca. in
UN DAI BALK at.-
Drapery Store Third Floor.
Twelve Variations of
The New Indian Turban
Yon. can lmaeine the Immense noDularltv of the turban emonr the
advance spring styles from the above statement that we are showing-
twelve different styles 01 one principal snape at tne same pnee. tn;
among these are
The Indian Princess and Balkan Turban
Which show how strongly the Incoming styles are Influenced by the
war in the far east. There are new styles of "stick-ups" and "stick
outs," some setting up directly in front of the hat, and, others sUcking
m,t at -ii.ht ansles to the crown in an exceedingly noveL striklniT. but
very chic style. As for colorings, there are so many, 'some of the rich
dark shades that one associates with Oriental and Turkish styles.
Choice of the 12 styles $3.50. aiuunery store oeconu ioor.
Flat Marabout Trimming
To close the remaining lot from
our recent sale of 4-Inch fiat Mara
bout, In black and natural color;
Jl value, that we offered as a
leader at 39c. Now, choice.
a yard -
Trimming Store Street Floor.
50c Muslin Drawers
Some are slightly yellowedj frori
having been on the shelves or
counter: tucked ruffles, most or
them finished with lace or era
broidery edges and inserting;
about 5 regular sizes and one ex
tra size. A few In the cir- .QQrt
cular style Choice OIC
Undermuslin Store Second .Floor.
SCRIMS New Spring Designs
in m snrolal sal Tkumdar. due to a very special purchase. Dainty
fllmy quality old here and everywhere at 40c yard. Soft pretty col
orings with boraers on coin siaes, yimn ur ii,urcu centers, nere.!,
tomorrow as a leader at. a yard 'auc
Round Thread Scrims, two larse tables filled with the moat at.
tractive designs and colorings; all reversible: regularly 25c.
Special tomorrow, a yard
urapery more, x nira v ioor.
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