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THE WASHINGTON TBIES. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1913. ""'""
M FIRE FAVORED
Approve Senate Bill to Equip
Warehouses With Windows
That Are Safer.
Declaring that the present law re
garding flre escapes Is not free from
ambiguity and that difficulty is found
'n Its enforcement, the Commissioners
sent to Congress today a favorable re
port on the bill Introduced by Senator
(Jalllnger to amend the act requiring the
erection of lire escapes on certain "build
ings in the District. The bill changes
i he present law in several important
It provides for window protection In
fireproof buildings used for warehouses.
s"orage mercantile, or manufacturing
purposes, which the present law does
not require to be so equipped. It sub
stitutes in place of automatic iron shut
ters as protectiok against fln. wire
glam fn fireproof sash and frames.
Provision Is made that this equipment
shall not be required on buildings erect
ed prior to the passage of the bill.
The Commissioners recommend that
the bill be further amended so that
fireproof buildings used for office pur
pores above the second floor and for
mercantile or manufacturing purposes
shall be provided with safe and suf
ficient means of exit "of such dimen
sions, character, and number as the
'Commissioners may require."
The following arguments in favor of
the proposed legislation are presented
by the Commissioners In a letter to
Senator Gallinger. chairman of the Sen
ate District committee:
"If office buildings are required to be
provided with window protection
against fire, such buildings as are used
for warehouses storage, mercantile.
or manuafcturing purposes should be
likewise so provided. The Commis
sioners bellev that the wire glass In
flreprof sash and frames Is preferable
to the automatic iron shutter, as the
latter, being automatic, cannot be de
pended upon to operate when necessary.
Other shutters are objectionable be
cause they depend for effectiveness
upon fallible human agency.
"The Commissioners favor the exemp
tion froimtha requirements of the pro
posed law as to window protection of
the email number of fireproof buildings
now in existence. Some of these were
erected prior to the enactment of fire
escape laws, and others in compliance
with the fireproof regulations in force
at the time of their construction."
Cross to Be Relieved
Of Duty at Samoa
Commander William K. Cross will
shortly be relieved of duty as com
mandant of the Samoe naval station
and as governor of Tutulla. A successor
has not been named.
Arrangements are beln? made for the
selection of "twenty officers of Junior
lieutenant ana ensign grade and eight
officers of the grade of lieutenant com
mander to relieve officers at Asiatic
stations whose terms expire this year.
The selections will probably be made
during Mar, June, and July. Examina
tions for the promotion to the grade of
lieutenant of ensign of the class of 190S
will be held In April or May. Instead or
July as heretofore. Ensigns on duty at
Asiatic stations will be relieved about
CHOflSE H. J. WEST
"AS CHIEFOF BODY
Norfolk Selected as Place of
Annual Meeting for Associa
tion Next Year.
With the election of officers and a
board of governors for the jear. the
meeting of the Interstate Builders and
Traders Association came to a close
yesterday St the Continental Hotel.
Herbert J. West, of Baltimore, was
elected president; Harry W. Mathews,
of Richmond, first vice president;
Frank T. Clark, of Norfolk, second vice
president; Walter Xoian, of Washington,
treasurer: J. H..Scates. of Baltimore,
Norfolk was selected as the place of
meeting of the association next year
The association adopted a resolution ap
proving the plan of Mayor Preston of
Baltimore for a week's celebration In
that city next year in commemoration
of the bombardment of Fort McHenry,
the writing of the "Star-Spangled Ban
ner," and the battle of North Point.
The association also approved the bill
In Congress providing for a permanent
exposition In the vicinity of Washing
ton. At the banquet last evening J. H.
Scates acted as toastmaster and F. C.
Nunemacher. special representative of
the National Association of Manufac
turers, delivered the chief address or
the evening on "Industrial Conditions."
John Tralnor. of Balitmore, delivered a
toast to "The Ladles."
In addition to the officers, ths 'fol
lowing were elected to the board of
governors: Maryland. Herbert. J. West.
S. F. Bennett. W. H. Morrow. F. S.
Chavannes. and J. H. Scates. District
of Columbia, John R. Gallqwav. E. C
Graham, W. D. Nolan, S. J. Prescott,
and E. R. S. Emery, Virginia, R. P.
Llphart. P. W. Rutt. A. Cristle, H. W.
Mathews, and W. T. Gllman.
Reception Follows Laying
Of Church Cornerstone
After the cornerstone of the new All
Souls Unitarian Church was laid yes
terday afternoon, a reception was held
at the home of the ReT. U. G. B. Pierce,
pastor of the church, which was one of
the most notable gatherings of Uni
tarians ever held in Washington.
Among those who attended were John
u. Long, former Secretary of the Navy:
Henry M. Williams, of Boston, Mass ;
Senator Duncan U. Fletcher, Charles E.
Baldwin, and others.
Kingston Welcomes Duke.
KINGSTON. Ontario, Feb. 14. The'
Duke of Connaught arrived In Kingston
this morning, and was accorded a pa
triotic welcome. In which practically the
whoie city participated.
New Mellidd of
Good Xevrs From Parts.
A news Item from Paris informs us
that the American method of producing
a slim, trim figure Is meeting with as
tonishing success. This system, which
has made such a wonderful impression
over there, must be the Marmoda Pre
scription Tablet method of reducing
fat.- It is safe to say that we, have
nothing better for this purpose in this
country. Anything that will reduce the
excess flesh a pound a day without in
Jury to the stomach, the causing of
wrinkles, the help of exercising or
dieting, or Interference with one's
meals is a mighty Important and useful
addition to civilization's necessities.
Just such a catalogue of good results,
however, folio the use of these pleas
ant, harmless and economical little fat
reducers. We say economical because
Marmola Prescription Tablets (made in
accordance with the famous prescrip
tion) can be obtained of any druggist or
the makers, the Marmola Co., Farmer
Bldg., Detroit, Mich., for 73 cents the
large case, "which Is a decidedly eco
nomical price considering the number of
tablets each case contains.
Fresh Shoulders, small, lb 13c
Smoked Shoulders, small, lb 12 Vsc
Corned Shoulders, small, lb 12y2c
Sliced Bacon, lb 20c
Honey Brand Hams, lb 17c
Pork Loins, small, lb 16c
Pork Chops, lean, lb 14c
Pork Roast, lean, lb 14c
Holly Brand Sausage, Pure Pork and Pure Spices,
Country Style Sausage, lb 15c
Philadelphia Style Scrapple, lb 10c
Selected Eggs, doz 20c
Millbrook Eggs, strictly new-laid, fresh eggs, extra
large and heavy, doz 26c
Elgin Creamery Butter, lb 34c
Brookfield Creamery Butter, lb 38c
Sea Trout, 3 lbs. for 25c
Virginia Red Apples, pk 35c
Michigan White Potatoes, pk 19c
fellow Globe Onions, Vfc-pk 4c
Large Heads Green Cabbage, each 5c
OLD DUTCH MARKET. Inc.
330 La. Atc. '. W. 1682 Sortb Capitol St
8th and E Sis. S. E. ' MM Georgia ATe. N. W.
,th & Qne Sts. . M. 1778 U St '. IV.
111! H St '. E. 311S 14th St Jf. W.
The Market ON, Tfce Mrtet .f
Economies m I lnll deMlima
0 BE PROSECUTED
EOR COAL DEALINGS
Suits Being Prepared by Depart
partment of Justice Will Be
llore suits against nnthraclte-carryinK
railroads are nearly ready to be filed,
according to statement today at the De
partment of Justice, In addition to the
suit entered yertorday at Trenton
against the Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western railroad and the Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western Coal Com
pany. The additional suits will he filed, just
as is the Lackawanna suit, under the
commodities clause of the interstate
commerce act, and the Sherman anti
trust law. The prosecution now begun
of the companies in the alleged coal
trust will be far more reaching than
anything before attempted, according to
attorney a of the department.
The additional suits are being pre
pared by Assistant Attorney General
James C. McReynolds, and they will be
aimed at the coal companies affiliated
with the other coal carrying lines.
The petitions to the Vnited States
court will ask that the roads be en
joined from transporting coal under ex
isting agreements. It is charged that
the coal companies and the railroad
companies In each case are practically
the same organization with common
stockholders. Conspiracy to maintain
the price of coal at a high charge Is
one of tho principal counts of the petitions.
Merriwell Yarns Now
Under Ban at Y. M. C. A.
"The works of- Harry Castleman,
Oliver Optic, Horatio Alger, jr., and the
Frank Merriwell series, and the Elsie
books are not obtainable here."
This sign In the boys' library of the
Y. M C. A. tells of the first effort made
to direct the reading of Its members in
certain channels. "These books have
been barred." says Librarian C. C.
Houghton, "not because they were
necessarily vicious reading, but because
there Is a great treasury of far better
Arbitration Pact With'
France Is Extended
The arbitration treaty between the
United States and France, under the
terms or which tho two countries agreed
to limited arbitration upon lines laid
down by The Hague Conference, was .
extended for a period of five years after I
March 12 yesterday . afternoon, when
Secretary of State Knox and Ambaisu- '
dor J. J. Jusserand signed the neces
The ct of the diplomats must be ap
proved by the Senate. This arbitration
treaty was first negotiated when Kllhu
Root was Secretary of State. A similar
treaty is existent with Great Britain.
and will expire by Its own limitation
June -t. It Is proposed to replace this
with the more general arbitration plan,
falllne which the two countries will
probably extend the present treaty, pro- j
viiiing, as wun j ranee, lor uumca r
BRE4THE FREELY! OPEN NOSTRILS
AND STlffl HEAD-END CATARRH
Instant Relief When Xo.sc and Head
are Clogged from a Cold. Stops
'asty Catarrhal Discharges. Dull
Try "Ely's Cream Balm."
Get a small bottle anyway, just to try
it Apply a' little in the nostrils and In
stantly your clogged nose and stopped
up air passages of the head will open:
joti will breathe freely: dullness and
headache disappear. By morning the
catarrh, cold-in-head or catarrhal sore
throat will be gone.
End such misery now! Get the small
Htm 8:30 to
Your Sunday N ds
Saturday's sale of Gloves,
Neckwear,' Millinery, Veils
and Handkerchiefs will oc
cur tomorrow, as usual.
No details this evenings
because the Brush and Mir
ror Sale earns all the space
bottle of "Ely's Cream Balm" at any
drug store. This sweet, fragrant balm
dissolves by the heat of the nostrils;
penetrates and heals the Inflamed, swol
len membrane which lines tho nose, head
and throat: clears the air passages: stops!
nasty discharges and a feeling of cleans- j
inn- cnnthinr roller comes Immediately.
Don't lay awake tonight struggling
for breath, with head stuffed; nostrils
closed, hawking and blowing. Catarrh
or a cold, with Us running nose, foul
mucous dropping into the throat, and
raw dryness is distressing dui truiy , m
Put your faith Just once In "Elj's j
Cream Balm ' ana your com or uaiurru
will surely disappear. Advt.
The Sale That Cannot Be Imitated
Last SaleLast October This Sale Tomorrow Next Sale Next May
These periodical "Brush and Mirror Sales" were inaugurated four years ago the ninth sale
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in uicae iour years oegins xomorrow. not to dc mmaiea Decause tne- leading matters or Doth
trie united btates and England havecontracted to distribute their "seconds" through the medium
of the Greater Palais Royal. With brushes coming only from makers who use best bristles and
with mirrors from makers who utilize only best French plate glass, the Palais Royal and its pa-
I trons are guaranteed full satisfaction at nominal prices. '
nonn-flilc anil Legitimate Sale
The Home of Good Clothe Cheap.
OF MEN'S SUITS AND
KverMhlnK Sold urn Advertlard.
At 40c and 50c on the $1.00
The ninirnetic laluex offered an the rexiilt of our pnrchaie of the Oeaknipt Stock of Arnold Greenbuni
Co, '. Y should attract enthusiastic ihrnnKMof eager luijera to onr More. 'eer before In our history
Late Te offered nucb. ttandard clothes at aueh enxatlonal H.ivlnc. ,The men of Waahlnfcton and aarronadlns;
Mbonld avail thenielte.i of the prftlleKe or chooxlnjr from thlM srrCU line of High Grade Hand Tailored Sea
sonable and Dependable .Suits and Otercoats and think! at HALF PHICE AM LK9S. Come enjoy the rron
derfnl Bargains while they last. THIS SM.1Z IS FOR A SHOUT TIME ONI.V.
$1.50 Kid Glores
Big Bargain 50c
and 69c Ribbed
Men's Suits and Overcoats at
40c and 50c on the $1.00
$10 and $12 Men's and fl
Young Men's Suits and "
Fine materials. Dandy patterns,
.caI' tailored. livery garment
$12 and $15 Men's and
Young Men's- Suits and
A large tnrlety ta choose from.
Ileantlful designs and ill the
Krery garment guaranteed, bole
For Men and
Fnr and Leather
Fancy and White
$15 & $16.50 Men's and 0
Young Men's Suits and v
ffewvfaMAf-nf The bulla, are made of Worsteds,
WCl w(tl9 lnr oereoaU of Scotch mooIi
only 1 or 2 of a kind. Krry garuient nnrnn
teed. .NAM: PHICII
$15 and $18 Men's and 0
Young Men's Suits and v
O VPfPn 9 f 6 Iteautlful collection, nioilly sam
WC tllalS peil, alrletly hand tailored; n
few Kngllah models. Kvery garment guaranteed.
SALE PIUCE ,
$18 and $20 Men's and
Young Men's Suits and
These are High Grade. Hand Tailored nnd made
the choicest woolens. Models to suit men of all pro
portions. Kirry garment guaranteed, hale price
$20 and $22nc,rtd
Men's and Young Men's
Suits and Overcoats
Made of Imported Kngllsb Woolen. Models to suit
men of nil proportion. ISvery garment guarnnteeil.
For Lined Orer.
Black and Tan
AH WooJ Sweat
er Coats with
$22 and $25 Hand Tailored
Men's and Young Men's
Suits and Overcoats
.Models to suit the most conspicuous dressers.
ery exclusle design. Ier garment guaran
teed. hAI.K PICICK
BIG SALE MEN'S PANTS
From the Well Made Pants Co., Baltimore, Md.
At the Slashing Deepest Redactions Ever Known.
S'.OO Men's Pants, neat
:MM Men's Pants:
Worsteds and Cnisl
uieres. ale price . .
JU--.0 .Men's Pnntst
s.4 Men's high grade
Pnnts, cordurii and
ttorsteds. Male nrlce...,
. Men's High grade
Pnnts, rlchl tailored.
Choice, !ale Price
II Men's high grnde
pnnts, hand tailored:
Worsteds. .Sale Price .
Boys' Suits Below Cost
el Ho.ts' .Suits, n fine collection
of worsteds and ,
Price .' . ...
Uos' Suits, neat-
l tailored; serges an
worsteds. Sale Price
Men's Hats Greatly Reduced
tirade Soft A flT
Odds and llndss
north up to ?2-"0.
-.(( Soft i
Price . ..
s.1.00 Soft and
Odds and Ends
of Vests from
salts worth up
sizes 14 to 18
The Values Are $1.00 and Up
Mirrors for 19c
The Values Are $1.00 and Up
Ft Ak Year
Mirrors the same- as previ
ously distributed are to be here
morro wat the lesser price of I
An Infallible Test of an Advt. and Goods
Wsei tkai idcBtkal adrcrfoeMest aai gb will brisf later uKTeaiifrj erfwiisriic
The October advt. is repeated below and it was theMay sale advt.
Worth to $2.00, J&'
You'll notevthat many of the Hair Brushes have carved backs
and that a single false movement when carving has made "sec
onds" of many of them. You need only this assurance that not
I one brush has defective bristles, and that, each bristle is a hog's
bristle, and not the fiber makeshift you too often hna.
Every Brush Warranted
A New One For Any That Fails
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, The fact that many thousands of these brushes were distributed
during the last sale; AND ONLY SIX SINCE RETURNED, is
significant of the merits of these brushes. Perhaps most significant
is the fact that barbers are coming here in greater numbers.
Barbers Everybody Interested
Barbers knw the merits of Brushes -with bristles that will with
stand wearand tear, and every one needs a brush that will massage
the scalp. Good Tooth Brushes, Nail Brushes, Clothes Brushes
are also scarce enough, even at full prices. Tomorrow's sale will
exceed the past famous sales, because thousands have been educated.
ONEY BACK ON DEMAND"
Last Year's Advt.
Note that the smallest mirror
is wider than three Times col
umns, and, of course, much
Note, too, that the beveled
French, plate glass is without
tiniest speck or flaw. Overlook
the scratch or harmful blemish
on the highly polished wooden
Remember that 3,21 1 of such
mirrors were distributed during
the late memorable sale. Note
that the price tomorrow is to be
-25c the price in previous sales
. 1913 Postscript Not in last
year's advt. the price for to
morrow is to be 19c
Warranted Tooth Brushes
Any Four for Only 25c
I fl bbbbibI BttH awl M
As with the Hair
Brushes, so with these
Tooth Brushes, the bris
tles are guaranteed per
fect. A new brush for any
that fails. Safe for us
because guaranteed by
The following are three of the
Press Notices of past sales
they are indicative of their im
portance and the attention they
Downtown Corner Is Crowded
Early by Happy
Attention of passers-by was attract
ed today by the tlirons. which, as
early us 7:15 o'clock, had assembled at
the corner of Eleventh and G streets.
Laughing and chatting, and discuss
ing the offerings of the shop win
dows, the gathering might have been
taken fdr a picnic crowd about to set
forth on the day's excursion.
The i ecord-breaklng crowds were
clue to the brush, comb, and mir
ror "'. which will continue
throughout today and tomorrow.
-The Washington Times.
Palais Royal Has Phenome
nal Patronage This
FOR THE OPENING
The Palais Royal today is estab
lishing a new Washington record for
attendance at bargain sales.
It also is establishing a new rec
ord for quick response by the pub
lic to advertising.
With the information obtained of
the special sale of brushes and mir
rors at the Palais Royal, through
advertisements that appeared yester
day, tho persons who were on hand
this morning to be the llrst to take
advantage of the sale constituted
the greatest number that ever waited
outside the institution (or the doors
By 9 o'clock the northeast sec
tion of the llrst floor, where the
sale Is on. was so crowded sales
men could scarcely move through
the buyers. Prospective buyers -held
back in other parts of the store,
waiting for an opportunity to get
Into the mirror and brush depart
ment. The Washington Times.
25c Hair Combs 13c
25c Bath Brushes 16c
75c Bath Brushes.... 32c
75c Clothes Brushes, ,29c
15c Whisk Brooms. . . 8c
15c Nail Brushes 8c
15c Shaving Mirrors. . 5c
SALE OF BRUSHES.
Palais Royal Makes a Record
That Eclipses Past
The Palais Royal sale of brushes
is making a record that eclipses',
even the sale of last October, when
muic uiau ;,vw uiuauca auu uiv-
rors were sold In about three hours. 1
The managers believe that the sue- f
cess of the present sale Is due to ,
the genuineness of the bargains of
fered on similar occasions. It was
supposed that the sale held before
Christmas would outdistance all1
rival opportunities of the kind, but
the fact stands that the present sale
is more overwhelmingly successful.!
than any other special 'brush sale
In the history of the store.
None but the best brushes, with
short, medium, and long bristles. It
is explained, are on sale. All are
guaranteed. . Xot one brush. It Is
claimed, has defective bristles, and
each is a hog's bristle and not a
Hand and tooth brushes at the
present sale are simply, a matter of
a few pinnies. The hand glasses
are best French plate glass mirrors,
with beveled edges, with frame and
handles of rosewood, ollvewood, and
ebony. The Evening Star.
Hours 8:30 to 6.
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