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THE WASHINGTON TDDES: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7; 1913.
BELL TAKES
DATA FOR JUDGE
PRESIDES AT HEARINGS
OF FEDERAL. CASES
CHRJSTMAS DAY
15 Shopping Days Away
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CAPITAL COUPLES
. WED IN ROCKVILLE
Mrs. Jed Gittings Elected Vice
President of Montgomery
Federation of Clubs.
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ROCKVILLE. Sid., Dec 7. Herbert
1L Bon-en and Miss Annie E. Snider,
ana Roy Earl Bremerman and Miss
Annie Marie Dailey, all of Washington,
were married in Rockville yesterday af
ternoon, returning to the city immedi
ately afterward.
At a meeting of the executive board
of the Montgomery Countv Federation
of T omen's Clubs, at the home of the
president. Mrs. J. Wilson Townsend. at
Kensington. Mrs. Jed Gittings was
chosen vice president to fill out the un
expired term of Mrs. William Chitti,
resigned.
Irving Edward Holmes, agd twenty
four, and Miss Mabel Lucv Schwab,
aged eighteen, both of Warrenton, Va..
were married in Itockville by the Rev.
Samuel R. White, of the Baptist
Church, at the home of the minister.
week in Rockville was a musicale '
given in the Methodist church Thurs
day evening. It was the first of a se
ries of entertainments to be given by
the churches of Rockville. Tile pro
gram included solos by Mrs. Somerville
CaWEon. Mrs. Otis M. Lintliicum. Roger
J. Whlteford, William F. Prettyman,
and Edward L. Greene, and several
quartets and choruses.
Mrs. Watson Malone, of Philadelphia,
has returned to her home after spend
ing some time in Rockville as the guest
f her sister, Mrs. Howard Larcombe.
Br. Eugene Jones, who will represent
this county in the State senate, will, it
is understood, ask the next Legislature
for an appropriation for a tuberculosis
sanitarium for Montgomery county.
The suit nf Mrs. Eveline Simmons to
break the will of her sister, Mrs. Mary
J. Brady, of Capitol Heights. Md., on
the ground that at the time the paper
was executed Mrs. Brady was not of
sound and disposinc mind, and because
undue Influence and coercion, is being
tried in the circuit court here. It be
an Thursday afternoon and will prob
ably be concluded tomorrow. The es
tate is valued at about $12,000. Mrs.
Simmons is a sister of Mrs. Brady.
Mrs. Brady died July, 1912, leaving her
estate to her foster son, Charles L.
Palmer, and the children of her nephew.
George Simmons.
Attache Denies Row
At Embassy in Russia
An investigation into the conduct of
Major Charles B. Hagadorn, U. S. A.,
who left the American embassy at SL
"etersburg a few weeks after he had
been detailed to that post, and returned.
to Washington, though his request for
relief from duty, once granted, had
been revoked, is being conducted by
Major General Wood, army chief or
etaff.
St. Petersburg reports declared that a
question of disrespect to Charles S. AVil-
Jin, first secretary of the American
inbassv there, was involved in the
ap. This Major Hagadorn. wlio is at
ie Army War College, denies. Major
,eneial Wood says the only question
revolved is whether the officer's action
a leaving his post was proper. The
ase will be decided, he said, next veek.
Belnap Wants I.C.G. to
Regulate Train Speed
"The Interstate Commerce Commission
tibould have the right to regulate thej
Veed of trains. I believe the strain on
ne human machinery in the operation
f hign speed trains is largely respon
ible for wrecks Block signals and
-afety deii'es are not going to stop
ocidents until they are surrounded with
oper regulation."
This was the statement and recom-
ndatlon of Hiram W. Belnap, chief
f 'he division of saft devices of the
nterstate Commerce Commission to
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MISS MARY E. BELL.
Presides at Hearings of Case in
Government Vs. Bell Tele
phone Company.
the House committee investigating rail- j nounced are Assistant Secretary of La
road safety appliances yesterday.
The witness condemned the so-called
cujuon signals- now in operation "'.rjnniii.r
the railroad systems, and said that Varaner.
irains snouid not run past, any Kina 01
signal without coming to a standstill. I
Bovello Will Play For
Promenade at Arcade :
Ravelin's nrfhpstra. with Viola SchlD-vl
pert, John J. Miller and- Adrienne Kirk- 1
man Wentz as soloists, will provide the
second Sunday promenade concert in
the Arcade Auditorium tonight. The
concert will begin at 7:30 o'"clock.
The program for the week at the au- '
ditorlum is. Monday, tango party, '
Tuebday, flshwalk party, Wednesday.
Night in Italy, with hurdy gurdy and
accordion dances, souvenirs; Thursday,
societv night. Friday, one-step party,
Saturday, elt-ot dancing.
oor Louis F. Post. Br. Harvey W. Wi
ley. Congressman JIurdock. and Gilson
Miss Mary E. Bellformcrly of this
city, who has been 'Blending a part of
the past week with friends In Washing
ton. Is occupyinc a unique place in the
limelight of public affairs nt present
as tho "woman in the case" of tho
Federal Government versus the Bell
Telephone company. The rate war has
been waged from coast to coast, and
Miss Bell is visiting all the principal
cities in the country where the case
Is being tried. -Making testimony for
Judge Robert Bean, of Portland. Ore.
Both in Baltimore and Philadelphia,
where the case has been tried, in the
past- week. Miss Bell occupied the
Judge's bench, presided at the trial.
which is undoubtedly one of the largest
on record at the present time. Hor of
ficial capacity is "special examiner"
for Judge Bean, and she conveys the
testimony taken in each city to the
Western Judge, with whom tho final de
cision is to be left.
"Press agents have been very unkind
and untrue in their articles concerning
my activities," said Miss Bell, while in
Washington this week. "Thoy will
have mo a huge masculine woman, and
they do not particularly understand my
function in this case. I am merely the
instrument and the personal represen
tative of Judge Bean, visiting the wit
nesses, so to ,speak, where it would be
at least ImDracticable to have them
come to Portland from all parts of thej
land. Nor am I a lawyer," she added.,
Miss Bell is a small woman, who Is
reported to preside from her place on
the Judge's bench with all the dignity
and grace that she would, were she tho
host at an afternoon's tea.
Asked if sho is a suffragette. Miss
Byll averred that she Is not, in any
sense, and that shoe had never found
any personal reason to adopt the cause
of woman's suffrage.
While spending a few days in Wash
ington this week. Miss Bell was the
guest of Mrs. L. S- Fitzhugli. at 1S04
Lamont street northwest. She is at
present engaged in the case In Phila
delphia, and will resume it In New York
city this week.
During her coast to coast travel she
has officiated at the probe in Seattle.
Tacoma, Spokane. Butte, Denver, Chi
cago, Baltimore, and philadelphla.
Edwin Giddings Dead.
COLORADO SPRINGS. Col.. Dec. 7.
Edwin Giddings, muul-mllllonaire mine
owner. 13 dead here, following an oper
ation for appendicitis. Giddings made
his fortune in me csny u) i rVr
plo Creek. He was part owner pf the
Strone and El Paso mines, two of the
biggest producers.
Suffrage School Is to
Be Opened Next Monday
A suffrage school, in which the fair
Dunils will bo instructed as to the best
method of snaring th- elusie ballot, i
will be opened at the Friends Meeting
Housf, 1SU I 5.tr-et northwest, tomorrow
morning, at 10 o'clock, under the aus
pices of the Cingr'sionaI' Union.
The school will continue for two
weeks, and aniorg the speakers an-
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Bichloride Tabietsi
You are inviting death in
with every one of them. No
n;atter what their name, or
what the purpose Bichloride
'I ablets are danger in disguise
of harmless curatives and
you arc liable to be the victim.
Tyras Antiseptic Powder
Is the Most Powerful Antiseptic you can use, and yet
absolutely harmless.
It isn't a poison cannot be mistaken under any
circumstances and won't harm you.
It cleanses stimulates the tissues and membranes
gently, thoroughly warding off disease building up
weakened nature, and as a sanitary wash and general
hygienic cleanser it is beyond comparison.
It's a purifier that's all overcoming odors, allay
ing irritation, removing the disease-breeding germ,
leaving nature pure and sweet and clean, as it should
be normally.
Just dissolve some of the powder in water and you
have a most efficient preparation for the antiseptic
wash and antiseptic purposes of every kind.
TYREE'S ANTISEPTIC POWDER is sold in two
handy sizes 25c and Si. 00. At all drug stores
everywhere. Look for the name Tyree that's important.
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JEWELRY for Xmas Gifts
When you think of fine Christmas presents you always think of
Jewelry. When you think of jewelry remember Schmedtie Bros, have
an enviable reputation for honest dealing and modest prices in Dia
monds, Watches, Jewelry and Silverware.
Genuine
Diamond
Lavallieres
Solid Cold
Complete With
Chain,
Guaranteed
20 Years,
Ladies' Gold
Filled Watch
With Pin,
Special,
$9
Complete.
DIAMOND JEWELRY
A Diamond of Good Quality is a constant pleasure. A poor one a
constant disappointment The quality of our Diamonds easily recog
nized, especially when a comparison is made.
Diamond Rines $".0l to $300 Diamond Lockets.- .$5.00 to 30.00
Diamond Studs S5.U0 to ?30 Diamond Scarf Pins... $7.50 to 10
Diamond Brooches. . .$s.0ft to $.200 Diamond Links $10.00, to $10
Diamond Laallieres...S5.00 to $00
WATCHES ,
A Watch from as is recognized at once as a good one. Al! our
Watches, from the cheapest to the highest priced, are fully guaranteed.
We have
-Men's Watcher from S-'wO to SI.'iO. Ladies' Watches from S5.00
to $."0.00. Hoys' and ('.iris' tt niches' from $1.00 to $10.00.
'IFF LINKS.
Plain Signet, Hand Engraved,
and Stone ivt Styles in Solid Gold
Buttons, $-!. to $10.00.
S('.KF 1'INS.
Beautiful Fancy Stone Effects in
Plain and Elaborate Settings. All
the lnost Pojiul'ir 3t'iei, $1.00 to
$10.00.
$5
Another unusual
alut Genuine
full-cut Diamond,
in H-kt. gold set
ting. Others up to $'00.
Bit Ci:Li:TS Solid Gold Bracelets, from $5.00 to $:15.00.
?kmtdtw X0&. Co.
The Jewelers With a Iteputation for Reliability.
704 Seventh Street N. W.
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Distillates
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Wonderful Blood. Enrichers
Finest Health Wines Known
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The Corset That Isn't
The latest in feminine things be-
ing demonstrated by Madame Gritton, of.
New York.
The famous authority is to supplement
her demonstrations tomorrow with a lecture,
and promises a realization of things longed for
but never yet realized.
"BienJolie';
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New S. P. U G. Notice to the Men
Give Your Loved Ones Christmas Money Now
Too few men even loving husbands, fathers, sons and brothers appreciate
that their wives, mothers, daughters and sisters love to shop early for Christmas, but
are too often debarred tjecause of lack of funds. Thus it is that men Spugs and all
men should be Spags are advised to give their loved ones Christmas money now. See
below for how the women of the family can profit now.
Suits & Dresses $10 $15 $25 $37
Finally Reduced Tomorrow Were to $20 Were to $25 Were to $40 Were to $60
Finally reduced prices before instead of after .Christmas not only enables the
fullest saving in dollars and cents now, hut choice of a vastly better variety of styles,
colors and sizes than later. Have one or more of these suits and dresses tried on over
"the corset that isn't." All are on third floor.
It's here; the corset that 'looks
like no corset. It'ffmade of. a
knitted material that clings to
the lines of the figure; It's boned
In the front and la the back; the
sides are flexible. It's as light
as a feather and about half as
confining; you can breathe In It,
bend In it, sit in It And more
far more It looks as though it
wasn't. -
Madame Gritton, -who is con
ducting a demonstration of the
"Bien Jolie" Grecian Treco cor
setthat's them In "Washing
ton this week, says that they
'Just had to be. American women
demanded them for .beauty and
'comfort; physicians " demanded
them for health. And. so they
were built along scientific lines,
and offered to the corset-wearing
sex. And they immediately
became so popular that the fac
tory can't make them fast
enough to meet the demand.
"They're healthful,- said Mad
ame Gritton, "because they're so
light There's no pressure on
any part of the body; they don't
crowd surplus flesh down and
make the limbs ungainly.
"They're beautiful because they
conform to the. lines of the fig
ure, creating the "natural figure.'
There's no stiffness, consequent
ly the "uncorseted effect which
is not ,a sloppy effect And
they're comfortable. No woman
can look graceful lOsbe Isn't
comfortable; American women
have come- to realize that and
that's the reason why they hart
demanded ease. Tou can. sit in
these as easily as you can stand.
They're not only for the society
woman, but .for the business
woman -who docs 'hard work.
The price puts them within the
reach of all from 3 to 50."
Madame. Gritton will lecture
tomorrow, as well as demon
strate "the corset that isn't" In
third floor parlors.
Trimmed Hats, $9.00, $7.50, $5.00, $2.75, $1.98
Prices Finally Reduced Were $15.00 Were $12.00 Were $10.00 Were $5.00 Were $3.50
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Cloth G)ats Reduced
The $50.00 Coats, reduced to $32.50, include
Broadtail Fur Cloth Coats with squirrel chinchilla col
lar. Also reduced to $32.50 the Silk Bengaline and
Matelasse Coats with skunk fur trimming. Reduced to
$25.00 the $37.50 Coats including Short Broadtail
Coats, with brocaded satin lining, to. be appropriately
worn with the velvet skirts here at $15.00. Also re
duced to $25.00 the $37.50 Evening Coats, copies of
imported models selling at $75.00. Of English broad
cloth, in pastel shades of grays, rose, and blues, with
moufflon collar and linings of wool plush, plain and bro
caded satin.
The Coats bunched at $7.98 to $15.00 for choice
include $15.00 to $30.00 garments; latest styles of as
trakhan, boucle, chinchilla, and broadcloth; black, navy,
and gray; some are plush and fur trimmed. Sizes 34
to 44. All on third floor.
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Dresses
At $15. instead of $20 and
$25. are Street Dresses or
KiiRlIsh broadcloth and wool
crepe. At $25, Instead of $30
to $40. are Dancing Frocks,
Afternoon Dresses, and Ev
enin; Gowns, of soft satins,
chiffon and charmeuse.
Among the Evening Gowns
are the three-tier models
Tho laoo minarets can be
worn over satin foundation
of any color The draped
models Include poems in
charmeuse of nil colors. At
$37 are Velvet and other
Dresses that were to $60.
Suits
At $45 are the Imported
Velvet. Duvetyne and Broad
cloth Suits, some elaborately
fur trimmed; all the last
moment Paris and London
models. At $25 are the late
$30 to HO models, which In
clude the latest peRtop and
draped suits. At $10 and $15
are the late $18 and $25 Suits
of cheviot, serge, broadcloth'
and mannish suitings, the
last-moment straight-front
and blouse models, with
draped and peg-top skirts.
Sizes 34 to 44, in black, navy,
wine, terra cotta, myrtle and
brown.
Dresses-Were to $I0-$4.77
For Girls of 14 to 20 Years
Neat but dainty Serge and Corduroy Dresses in all
colors, some with plaid trimmings, some with net collar and
cuffs, some with plain and some with draped skirts.
Coats reduced to $3.98 and $4.77
Sizes 6 to 14 years at $4.77. Sizes 2 to 6 years at $3.98.
Materials include zibeline, corduroy, astrakhan, boucle, and
novelty cloths, made up in styles for every phase of girl.
On Third Floor.
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