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THE WASHINGTON' TIMES, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18; 1918.
FOE WAR HEADS CONFER.
ROUE. Sept. IS. An Important
fcotrncll at Austrian headquarters was
tield recently by members of the gen
eral staff. General Eormitch presiding.
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INFLUENZA IN CAMPS
Three army camps have epidemics
of Spanish Influenza, Surgeon Gen
oral Gorgas announced today. At
Camp Devens. Mass., 1J300 cases are
reported: 1,000 are reported at Camp
Liee. and 330 at Camp Upton, New
York. I PV,,
" dlnse has appeared only In
a mild form. General Qorgas Fa Id.
I ,uj ueathb nave been reported, both
i occurring at Camp Devens.
More than seventy deatns were
caused by influenza and pneumonia
In New England yesterday. Boston
reported thirty-five deaths from in
fluenza, including three naval men.
Shoe factories in Massachusetts are
badly crippled for workmen by the
spread of the disease.
HAPPENINGS IN SOCIETY
Countess di Cellere Returns to Blue Ridge Summit.
Activities of Society Folk.
The wise man docs no -, ,-
chancing his habits wltL tno times.
Enow your wisdom by changing your
glasses whenever necessary. A .irart
n.te optometrist of 15 years devotes
his entire time to the eyes exclusively.
, QUALITY OPT. CO.,
438 9th N. W.
SUES FOR DIVORCE.
Alleging misconduct and desertion.
Mrs. Mary Christina Quade haj
filed suit for absolute divorce from
Arthur Thomas Quade, who has been
served with an order requiring him
to answer his wife's complaint. Mrs.
Quade. who Is represented by Attor
ney Edward L. Gles, alleges that her
husband deserted her and failed to
support her properly, and named & co
respondent. Mrs. Quade also asks for
the custody of their child. They were
married in this city April 20. 1014.
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314 7th Street N. W.
That most women will be
glad to take advantuge of.
Trovers offers espe
cially early fall boots
that mean real shoe CHOICE OF THE STOCK
economy. Choice of
the stock at $4.97. For
the early buyers of
fall boots, TRAVERS
offers every boot now
on hand; all 1918
SPECIALLY FKICED WT THE PAIR
TO CLEAK 'OK
THINK OP BUT1NG SOLID LEATHER SOLE SHOES AT
THIS UNUSUAL PRICE RIGHT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE
FALL SEASON WHY. IT'S MOST UNUSUAL.
OUXTESS DI CELLERE. wife
f the Italian ambassador.
has returned to her summer
home at Blue Ridge Summit.
Pa., to remain until about October 1.
The ambassador expects to spend the
coming week-end In the Blue Ridge
with his family.
Mrs. David Franklin Houston, wife
of the Secretary of Agriculture, and
her children, will reach town on Fri
day, coming from their summer home
at Wood's Hole, Mass.
William Phillips, First Assistant
Secretary of State, has returned to
Washington after a short (Vacation.
He joined Mrs. Phillips at Hlghover,
their summer home at North Beverly,
Mass.. and later they spent a week
or two at Lobster Lake, Me. Mrs.
Phillips and the children will remain
on tho North Shore for some time
lnhlls Return Tonight.
The Japanese Ambassador and Vis
countess Ishll, who went to New York
for the Lafayette day celebration and
then made a trip to Canada and Ni
agara Falls, are expected to return
to the embassy tnis evening.
The Argentine ambassador. Dr.
Naon, who spent the week-end with
his family at Blue Ridge Summttt,
returned to Washington on Monday,
and left the city last evening to
spend a few days in New York. Mme.
Naon and their children will return
to Washington the first of October.
Gnest at Tea.
Mrs. Francis Burrell Hoffman, of
New York, who is spending a week
with her son and daughter-in-law,
Lieut, and Mrs. Albert L. Hoffman, at
their bungalow in Cleveland Park,
was the guest of honor yesterday at a
tea which Mrs. Albert Hoffman gave
her. Mrs. Hoffman, who is a former
resident of Washington, is president
of the National Catholic Women's Or
ganization of America, and Is chair
man of the New York Auxiliary of the
National Catholic War Council. She
Is here attending the National Confer
ence of Catholic Charities at the
Gen. Joseph Claudon, of the French
high commission, will be among those
to attend the horse show at Brvn
Miwr and while there will be the I
guest of Mrs. Robert I. Montgomery
at Ardrossan, VtllanoTa, Pa.
Others going over for the horse
show will be Major General McLach
len, military attache of the British
embassy; Gen. G. F. Trotter, of the
British military mission, and Colonel
Giles, who will be members of a house
party of Mrs. Charles A. Munn, at her
place at Radnor, Pa.
Gen. and Mrs. Hugh L. Scott and
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rE are very particular to see that quaEty considered, our prices
are lowest. But it isn t the pnee upon which satisfaction
depends but the value and variety. Of these there is none
Effective Library Suites Hall Glass
Golden Oak frame and excellent
grade or mirror: near and flawless:
handy doublo coat hooks on each
We are illustrating a Louis XVI design with its
graceful fluted posts and artistic lines. The seats and
backs are upholstered, covered with a fine grade of Gray
and Black striped Velour; side panels of colored cane. The
frames are of Brown Mahogany finish.
Suite consists of three pieces Settee,
Armchair and Arm Rocker.
Brown Mahogany Library
Suite of three pieces
Rocker, Armchair and Set
tee; seats and backs cov
ered with Old x
Three-piece Suite Rock
er, Armchair, Settee; seats!
and backs covered with ex
MISS RUTH ANDERSON.
Daughter of Brig. Gen. Harry R. Anderson, who expects to leave soon
for France, as a canteen worker with the Red Cross.
General Dunning', head of the British
remount division, also will attend.
Colonel Bristol, head of the American
remount, and Colonel Herbert will go
over and be the guests of Mrs. Robert
E. Strawbrldge at Meadow Lodge.
Stajlnc In New Tork.
Mrs. A. W. Church and her daugh
ter, who are spending the summer at
their country homo In Port Chester,
N. T., have gone to New Tork and
are staying at the Hotel Chatham.
Mrs. Robert Reynolds Hltt. who has
been staying at the Rltz Carlton, has
returned to Washington.
Mrs. William A. Slater has gone to
Lenox, Mass, and Is staying at Home
Miss Jane Gregory, daughter of At
torney General and Mrs. Thomas Watt
Gregory, has returned to town after
a motor trip through New England
and Connecticut and a visit to Mr. and
Mrs. William Clarke at Spring Lake.
Miss Harriet Colquitt, of Savannah,
Ga. Is visiting In Washington as the
guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Jo
seph C II. Colquitt, at her apartment
in the St. Regis. Mr. Colquitt Is on an
extended trip through the West.
Mrs. Lewis Hays Watklns, wife of
Colonel Watklns, engineer U. S. A.,
has leased an apartment at 18T0 Wy
oming avenue, and will take pos
session the first part of next week.
Colonel Watklns is now In France.
Mr. and Mrs. Akscl Wichfeld have
been entertaining a house party in
their summer homf Swiftmoor. at
Prides Crossing, Mass. Among the,
tvasiunsion gucsis wero Mr. and Mrs.
George Howard and Capt. and Mrs.
Edward A. Mitchell, all of whom re
turned to Washington early In tr.n
wor. .air., tticmeia ami ner lamtly
wUl not return before November 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Aplnwall
have returned to Washington and are
at their residence, isay Wyoming
avenue. Mrs. Aspinwall rpent the
summer at Cambridge, Mass., where
she engaged in canteen work at the
Harvard Radio School. Mr. Aspin
wall has been abroad for the last
four months doing administrative
work for the T. M. C. A.
It has the
shown -and top
ran ne easily
tal or perpen
7 inches In
e o n t ruction.
Useful and or
Arms, seats and back are
upholstered with durable trade
of imitation Spanish leather
that wont wear out, but will
stand the siege of the constant
use its comfort invites.
Wood-seat Rocker, Golden
Oak or Mahogany finish;
strong and com- $7
fortable. SPECIAL 4.UU
The next "interallied dinner" given
by the members of the militn u.i
slons of the allied nations. . . in
Washington, will be given tin, i vt n
ing at tho Club do Vingt, In Us sum
mer quarters. Covers will bo laid for
The chief of the western European
affairs of the State Department and
Mrs. Joseph C Crew, who have buen
occupying the apartment of Mr. and
Mrs. Wilbur J. Carr in the Dresden
left Washington yesterday for two
weeks' visit in Maine. Mr. and Mrs.
Carr and the tatter's mother. Mr
Koon, will return hero from Atlantic
City on October 1. Mrs. Carr and
Mrs. Koon spent the oarllrr part of
mo summer in the Uvrksliiri-s, Mr.
Carr Joining them a fortnight ago
ai Atlantic city.
Caplnln Oulnhnn Return.
Capt. Richard Oulahan. U. S. A.,
ho has been on duty in Trance. Is
In Washington on lcac, and is mak
ing tho acquaintance of hi.i xmill son.
Richard Oulahan. 3d, born a few
weeks ago. Mrs. Oulahan wai for
merly Miss Mildred Uacon. Captain
Oulahan will probably bp dc'ailed as
instructor somewhere in this country.
Mlsi Iflcn Jone., who Ii at hr
country place near Morristown. N. J.,
will not return to her Wasnlngton
home until late In the autumn. Her
brother, Udgecomb" Leo Jones, Is
serving with the Red Cross In France,
and expects to remain abroad until
the end of tho war.
Tickets for the moonlight trip
down the Potomac aboard the sieamer
Charles Macalcstcr, which Is being
arranged by tho Arlon Club, of the
signal corps and air Fervlce, for Sat
urday evening, may be obtained at
the wharf. All proceeds of the ex
curslon above the expenses will be
used to purchase cigarettes, candy.'
and small comforts for tho slcnal
corps and air service boys anung the
patients at the Walter Item! Ho-pltal.
Convalescents from the hospital
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Remember, the big winter de
mand brings big winter prices.
AH furs In our vast stock arc
selling at pre-winter prices.
A xmall depovlt will retain any
fur nntll jou need It. Wo will
WM. ROSENDORF (Furrier)
1213 G St N. W.
Opposite Dnlln 1 Martin's.
a quality Butter that
delights old and young.
It comes in germ
AT ALL GROCERS'
Golden & Co.
922-928 La. Ave.
OF NATION'S HEALTH
Dr. James J. Walsh, director of
Fordham University School of Sociol
ogy, and chairman of a division of the
United States Public Health Service,
discussed movements to better the na
tion's health at yesterday afternoon's
session of the national convention of
Catholic charities in McMahon Hall.
Catholic University. Brookland.
"The morals of an army may mean
much for Its morale." Dr. Walsh said.
"After sad experience trie different
nations have come to the conclusion
that health and morality are essen
tials for efficient armies. It used to
be thought that the best soldiers were
those who lease regarded forlorn mor
ality, but now we know differently."
Orln C. Baker, secretary of the Na
tional Travelers Aid. Society, said that
"approximately ll.odo young girls dis
appear each year."
Mr. Baker told of safeguards pro
vided for travelers by the society.
Other speakers at the afternoon ses
sion were George L. Warren, secre
tary of tho Charity Organization So
eltty. Bridgeport, Conn.; Rev. Ignatius
Smith, committee chairman of the
New York Catholic War Council, and
the Rev. Robert F. Keegan. of New
U. 8. CAPXTOI.
THIS EVENISa AT I O'CLOCK
V. B. MARINK RAND
WILLIAM H. SANTELMAN.V. Leadtr
March. "Sambr. and Menie"..Rask!
Overture, "Zsmpa" H.rold
Ixende, No. 1 Dvorak
Orand scenes from "Samson sad
Waltz. Tb. Bachelors". ..Eantelmaaa
Butte. "Poetical Srrnti" Codard
(a) "In the Woods."
(b) "On th. Mountain."
e) "In the Vlllaca."
ItemlnlKenc.s of Scotlaad Lamp.
"Th. Star-Spancled Banner."
8HOE RATE APPEAL DENIED.
T1. rnmnlaliit nf .K TT-II.4 el...
Machinery Company .that the Boston
ana .Maine railroad was making un
reasonable ferry charges at Beverly,
Mass., was dismissed today by the
Interstate Commerce Commission.
SOLDIERS' HOME BAND
IN THE BANDSTAND
THIS EVENING. BEOINNINO AT
I :tS O-CLCOK
JOHN' S. M. ZIMUERMANN. Dlractor
"My Country 'TIs of Thee."
March. "Salut. to th. Veiled
Overture Th. Hermit's Bell"
Serenade. "Itallean." .......Czlbalka
Selection. "Dorle" Ciller
. Rig- oaaitr. "Rarity" .waudea
Tax Trot. Th. TKiddles" Uaxer
Finale. "The Harlequin" Roberts
"The Star-Spangied Banner."
20 DEATHS LISTED
N TRAIN WRECK
MARSHFIELD. M, Sept. ISV-A-
score of soldiers are reported dead
and many Injured, the result of &
wreck on the St. Louis and San Fran
cisco railway, one rollo east of here,
A troop train collided with a
freight, telescoping the baggage car
and splintering the first coach. In
which the dead were found. The In
jured were taken to Springfield. Mo.
Officers on the train established a
strict' censorship with the arrival of
a wrecking crew, now clearing the,
BOND BILL IN SENATE
The Administration bill designed
to stimulate the sale of Liberty bonds
was favorably reported by the Senate
Finance Committee yesterday, after
the provision giving the President
authority to regulate or prohibit
transactions in foreign exchange or
other securities had been eliminated.
Opposition to that provision waa
based on the ground that It conferred
too great authority on the President.
Chairman Simmons, of the Finance
Committee, plans to call the measure
up today In the Senate.
ARCHBISHOP TO PREACH.
Archbishop Joseph H. Hlggs, of
the Church of Christ. wlU deliver tht
confirmation sermon at the general
conference of the church to be held
In this city September 19 to 22. hta
text being "My Father Is the Hus
bandman." Bishop Hlggs Is tho origi
nator of the "back to the farm move
ment" among the colored people.
Are readily removed by the appli
cation or aiATiuu. mis wonaermi
remedy takes the hair off In 3
minutes and permits one to wear
the thinnest of lingerie waists- It
leaves the akin smooth and clear.
Get a bottle today from your drug
gist or O'Donnell's, People's, Hiker's.
Chrlstlanl. Ogram's. i
will be guests of the Arlon Clnb for
the excursion on Saturday. The En
gineer Band from Washington Bar
racks will play, and arrangements
are being made for those who desire
It to leave the boat at MarshaU HalL
take part in the dancing and other
diversions which the amusement park
affords, and board the steamer on her
return trip. t
Mrs. Joseph Austin Holmes an
nounces the engagement of her)
daughter. Miss Jean Dalzlel Holmes. I
to Donald Tennyson Stanton, of Chicago.
Miss Holmes Is the daughter of the
late Dr. Joseph A. Holmes, first di
rector of the United States Bureau of
Mines. Mr. Stanton Is a graduate
of Cornell University, class of 1015.
and has been Instructing In the
United States army school of mili
ary aeronautics at Cornell during
the past year. The wedding will
take place on September 28.
Look for Your
NEW FALL SUIT
At One of These Prices
You not only have this long r ange to select from, hut a variety
of kinds at each price.
It win be difficult to find so complete and well chosen a stock of suits south of New
York, or perhaps even in that city itself. Washington has become-the. Mecca toward which
business women are hurrying from all parts of the country to assist In the Nation's War
Work, and these women are planning their falK and winter, wardrobes here and now.
Nothing less than an immense and varied stock will answer the demand. Ours DOES
MEET THE DEMAND, fully and satisfactorily.
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The fur-trimmed models, however, will not be found
in the $29.75 line.
Splendidly cut and tailored garments at every price: the
plain tailored and braid "bound suits emphasize- the simpler and
severer modes, and the more fancy styles show the irregular,
cut at the bottom of the coat
There are buttons palore self covered or bone buttons
coats arc mostly semi-fitted, and have hip;h fur collars, flat
collars trimminc the sleeves, the back and the sides of the coat.
Coat and Tuxedo styles. The linings are satins and peau dc
cyRnes, in plain colors or fancy effects.
The furs employed in triramins are nutria, beaver and Hud
The materials are velours, broadcloths, douvet dc laines,
silvertones, tricotines, Poiret twills, gabardines and serges.
Colors are brown, navy, taupe, wine, beet root, Delphine,
bison and black.
Sizes for misses 18 years up to women of 46 bust measure.
Kann's Second Floor.