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HAPPENINGS IN SOCIETY_
Navy Relief Ball at Willard Brilliant Affair-Notes of,
_ Capital Society _
FOR th? second time th s week
socety, of the cap.?al sort,
foregratahered at the WilU.d
last night in its prettiest-??
and jaxsiest ? gosrns to dance
for charity. Last night's dance wa>
the one which the District Auxiliary
of the Naval Belief Society glve??
every Thanksgiving night to raise
funds for the furtherance of Ha work
among the families of the enlisted
men of the service. And surely it
never gave a more successful on??
not even excepting the great crush
of year before last at Rauscher"?,
when the early war enthusiasm and
the crowds of wealthy people whom
the war brought to Washington estab
lished a record.
The ball rooms were unusually at
tractive and the music was furnished
with practically no waits by the Ma
rine Band, stationed at one end of the
room in the ral'ery over the entrance,
and the ??avy Yard Band on a plat
fortn at the other, alternating. The
platform halfway down one side of
COMB SAGE TEA IN
It's Grandmother's Recipe to
keep her Locks Dark,
The old-time mixture of Sage Tea
ind Sulphur for darkening gray,
streaked and faded hair is grand
mother's recipe, and folks are again
using tt to keep their hair a good,
?ven color, which Is quite sensible,
aa we are living In an age when a
youthful appearance Is of the great
Nowadays, though, we don't have
the troublesome task of gathering
the aage and the musty mixing at
home. All drug stores sell the
raatdy-to-use product, improved by
the addition of other ingredients,
called "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur
? Compound." It Is very popular be
< __?__ nnlwvJ. r?.. ? ,? 1-_n.. .... .. V._
. I -
cause nobody can discover it ha
been applied, etmply moisten your
comb or a soft brush with it and
draw this through your hair, taking
m* small strand at a time; by
morning the gray hair disappears.
? ut what delights the ladies with
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com
ound. Is that, besides beautifully
arkening the hair after a few ap
plications. It also produces that
oft luster and appearance of abund
ce wnich is ?o attractive.
t, _? ?. ? ?at?i??J-a*a-t-??
MKS. DONALD BANKS ***** G*""T.
Who was Miss Dorothy Schaaff
until her marriage yesterday.
the room, which had been used the
night before for a bandstand, was last
night used for the two honor boxes
occupied by war and navy?Secretary
and Mrs. Baker and Secretary and
Mrs. Daniels, each entertaining an of
Mr?. IlatilrU W?-l?H)m?a Gaaesta.
Mrs. Daniels, ranking hostess of the
N'avy Department, was naturally not
able to join her guests until late in
the evening, as she had to welcome
the ball guests at the head of the
receiving line. She waa her gracious,
smiling, cordial self, looking very
well in a handsome gown of gold and
white brocade, worn with diamonds
ornaments. Mrs. Albert W. Niblack.
chairman of the ball committee, was
next In line, in a wonderful gown of
jets and crystals, the lower part of
the skirt being solid Jets forming a
point in front and bark, and the upper
part of crystals arranged to meet the
jet. A strip of orange velvet hung
from the waistline at the bal-k to the
bottom of the medium length train,
and ended with a large ta-ssel of the
jets and ?-rystals. The bodice was fin
ished with ??ome rare lace, ami Mrs
Nih'sck's Ornament.? were diamonds.
Mrs. Koontx. wife of Admiral
Koontx. and Mrs. Grant, wife of Ad
| mirai Grant, rompleted the line, both
of thern te black, so that one felt
grateful to Mrs. Daniels' white and
gold? and Mrs, Nlblark's gorgeous
splash of orange for giving a little
color to the Une. Mrs. KoontiO
gown was a handsome one of black
satin with Jets and lace, while Mis.
Grant looked very well In black
Urnrrnl Pershlnc There.
The center of attraction was the
Baker?/ box. with General Pershing
as their chief guest. He was decid
edly the -belle?* of the ball?and he
seemed to greatly enjoy the role. All
I through the early part of the even
| ing he stayed on duty, receiving all
co.ners with ? cordiality only com
parable to Mrs. Daniels' at the en
trance. All the world flocked to do
I him homage. Uater on he got dovvi
? on the lloor, visited around a bit
among some of the boxes, and danced
I as happily as the youngest second
lieutenant or ensign there, his part
I tiers ranging from the wife of the
Secretary of War, with whom he
danced more than once?good long
dances, not mere "turns, for polite
ness"?to a very young. Spanish
looking girl, a veritable "flapper."
Gen. and Mrs. Andre Brewster and
Gen. and Mrs. C. B. Drake were
among the Bake-s' other guests.
Among others entertaining box par
ties were Congressman and Mrs. Ira
Copley, Mrs. Julian James, Col. and
Mrs. Robert M. Thompson, Mr. and
Mrs. George Mesta, Mrs. Francois
Berger Moran, Col. William Eric Fow
ler. Gerseral and Mrs. Maitland.
Mrs. James had with her the Minis
ter of the Croats and Slovenes and
Mme. Groultch; General anil Mrs.
Maitland entertained Mrs. Hummel.
Mr9. Jackson, and Miss Jackson; Col
onel and Mrs Thompson had as their
guests Miss Meta Darch. of New York,
who is visiting them; Miss Sykes, Col
onel Magruder and Major Rayner; Mr.
and Mrs. George Mesta had with them
Judge and Mrs. C. C. McChord. C. C.
McChord. W. W. Scurven. and Miss
Marguerite Scurven, of New York;
Mrs. Mesta's father and sister, and
Colonel Fowler had as his guests
United States minister to Salvador.
Boas Long; Mrs. Deloe ?. Blodgett,
Mrs. Wright, of Texas; ColonM and
Mrs. Walsh. Mis Blodgett. Mtss Mona
Blodgett, Miss Wilson, Colonel Dewey
and Mrs. Frederick Stevens. Mrs.
F. B. Moran had with her Col ind
Mrs. Clarence Ridley, Mr. and Mrs.
Scott Bullett. Mrs. Hutton, and Miss
Montague, of New York; Mrs. Th?r?se
Blackmore Wyse, Mrs. Malcolm Mc
Conlhe, Major Watts Hill, and Mr.
Nearly all the box-holders, and a
number of those who had not tak'?
boxes entertained dinner parties,
bringing their guests to the bal' ?
and from 10 o*clock till 12:30 the
floor was filled with a gay crow?!
most of the men in uniform and the
women in handsome evening , gowns
making the room a kaleidoscope .?f |
lovely colors. Mrs. Baker's costu'ne ]
(Continued on Page Fifteen.) j
The Sale All Women Wait For
The House of Fashion
1106 G Street
If ?? r
Less Time (One Day)?More and Bigger Bargains
Formerly sold to $45.00. Reduced to $29.50.
Formerly sold to $69.50. Reduced to $44.50.
Formerly sold to $100. Reduced to $69.f>0.
Formerly sold to $130. Reduced to $89.50.
Dress? of Serge,
*5old to $33.50,
sses of Trico- Dre-wes of Huidsome Velvet, Trie
!_'g_^s_3 ? ***_? t~?_??? -?-"1 2***"??
to $40.00, rormerly Sold to .$65 00. Tomorrow
Hu ? dreds of Handsome
Lu.vuri'.u.s Fur Collars?and Without Fur
$20 to $40 Less Than Regular Values
100 SMART WINTER COATS? I ?>
Va'ues to $4 5. Extra Special at.
Open 9:15 ?. M.
???? BUSY CORNER" PENNA.>WLAT 8TH.SX
Norember 28, 1*19.
Weather always good
*T*t BUSY CORNER* KKHKWLAl 8TH.SX
Oote 6*00 P. M
All RoadsLead toKann sToyland Saturday
And Santa Claus Is Here to Learn the Children's Desires
Thousands of Toys, Dolls, and Games here waiting to be taken into homes where ih.re are children to make th.? the happiest
Christmas they have ever known.
?Tree Pans and Holder, made of steel.
enam?-le<l green; fill the pan with water1
and keep tree nice and green. Choice of
12 In. sise, *1 00
14 In. ?.lie, SI.25
III In. sire. ????
?Toy Co?iK .. loves and Range?, for
girls and boys; made of cast iron or sheet
Priced from ?I 4M) to ??.?5
?Chrietma.s .re? ? enee ?? ?njod; finished
In red or green; I inches high; G<*?? com
pactly and is nicely boxed.
Priced from g ?.no to il>?.
Kann's ?Fo'Tth Flo-ir.
?An Aeroplar?? That Really Flies; very
light and durable.
?Long Tom Disappearing Cannon, fires
the load, then mechanically drops behind
the battlement Complete with screen, sol
diers, und animili,n inn.
?1,000 Pairs 1'"liras! Ska;. ? ball bear
ing; rubber cushioned, adjustable to dif
?erent sises: with strap back and clamp
toe. All are sl'ghtly maried, but this
does not affect theJr durability
--San Due It. a toy thr.t amuses for hours,
and when box ij. flu???; with san? it grad
ualiy emplies. Choice of four different
kinds Nicely boxed, and complete witk
box of f-nd Special. 4?e.
?Red Rider, .-? ruobertired car with foot
support for coasting; easily rtetrod and
has g<-?od broad *???*..
?Simplex Typewriters tn teach the child
how to spill. Theae ar? tai'lrtj
strong and substantial Neatly
with a tube of ink.
l'ric. ? fr ? ?1.4??? ?? ?. ?w,
??, ?. ?:.
?Wolverine Kaundry Set?, ere for th*
dolly's own clothes, snd thr> are complete
In every resptct: tub. wring? r ? ?,?*?.
board, clothes dryer, p-.na, and ha , ?
Besides being a toy are suit-lb?, fo
cleanlng glove?, handkfrehref?, ?tc., f?*r
1 no? . SiJSA.
Noo.ii * Ark. with all the ? ?id beast?
Imaginable, an excellent t?>> that wHl ?t
also make a big show mt hri tree >s.-d
Priced from 25?? is SI .2V
Broadcloth and Velvet Skirts
?As the short sport coat has been one of
the season's favorites, the warmer skirts of
broadcloth, and velvet have been in great
?We have an unusually good collection of
these skirts on hand at present, and know
that they will be much wanted for wear
during the Christmas holiday shopping
period, when the short coat ?arili be consid
erably more convenient than the long heavy
one, in congested cars and stores.
?THE VELVET SKIRTS are in neat tail
ored styles, trimmed with self buttons, with
new pointed flap trimmed pockets; some
have large smoked pearl buttons, and the
new extension Dockets. They arc in navy
iilue, brown, and black
?BROADCLOTH SKIRTS also are in sim
ple plain styles, some made with the cuff
bottom, trimmed with braid, some trr*med
with velvet buttons; some button down the
back. There are shirred tops, with broad
belts, and fit_?d skirts, also with broad belts.
These have tailored pockets and cut-in pock
ets, many finished with bone buttons >.o
match the color of the skirt.
$14.95 ? $25.00
' Some Fi
ie r me
S Here to hay and lay aside fer
! Holiday Gifts. ?aeh ?air la an]
<i exeeptlonnl ??allty and sse?ssl ?
??val??e at It? pric-e.
??Women'? "Radmoor" Pure;;
?! Silk Hose, seamless feet;;j
??spliced heels, soles and toes;'
??mercerized lisle garter tops.
??In black only. Spe- ?**| ?? ?I
?cial. A Pair...*l*OV j
?I?Women's Thread Silk Lace
? Hose, in several new desiens;
?I full regular made: high spliced
??heels; double soles; wide gar
Women's Thread Silk Err ?
?Ibroidered Hese, new designs;^
??embroidered fronts; black urvi |
?I white, with self em- ?JO ? ? I
I broidery. A Pair.. . ?9a?_? J
?Women's "Radmoor" Pure
I Thread Silk Hose; full reiztJ
?!lar made, in black, white, ??*?_
?hogany, seal brown, cordovan.*
? ! vrrays, suede, silver and >
Looking For a Handsome Fur Muff
Then come hrre tomorrow aad makr a
selection from what i*? considered to be
Washington's best assortments. Each
muff is marked at an unusually lei.?
?| price for its oualitv.
?Hudson Seal Muffs,
-Street Floor. ?
$25 $29.75 -** $39.75
$22.50 ?* $28.00
$49.50 ** $69.50
$49.50 ??"1 $59.50
Christmas Gift HANDKERCHIEFS
?Women's Real Madeira Hand Embroidered Handkerchief?, beau
tiful new assortment at special prices.
Each. b5c to J2 75
?Women's All Pure Linen Haniikerchiefs, one cora-er hand ?*?
broidered. Each . 39c to $3 00
?Women's All Pure Linen Handkcrchiefe, one cerner ombroi?eraL
Special price, each.19c ?and 29c
?Women's All Pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, pr ?; ??> r.e folio-ire-.
?;? Doc.. si.50
?Women's Crepa de Chine Handkerchiefs, ir. piain and novelty
effects. Each . 29c
Neckwear of Varied Sorts
Desirable as Xmas Gifts
?Tab C'jilars ol Georgette, in square and pointed .effects, ?n a variety ?? stvles. At
. $1.00, $1.25, $1.65 and $1.98
| ?PLEAT1NGS, fur making; collars, cuffs, vests, etc In a variety ?,i materials, and
?j ranging from the narrow to wider kinds, priced, a yard. K(i*- ir* ?*?? ?"?ft
?I ?Novelty Ties, of silk, finished with bugio and round beads. Many areof black ribbons ? ;
<i -_-_-_--* ?? ni sisar ?a ? Ib _-__?>. _?_a ? **?*-- ?a?t?_? ????-?? ? ***-*- ? -- - ?? ?? ?*?* ?\ m __h tTh W* t\ 4 T
i! prichedCatored beads' ^ .a.'.ian'..ribb01^ 29c, 39c, 59c, up to $2.50
Special Purchase of Vestees
?Made of nets with lace ruffles and organdy, also trimmed with lace rut
fies, ?? white and ?ream; exceptional values for one day at. . .
Kann's?Sir? st Floor.
Do you know what they are? Come
tomorrow and find out. They are
GOOD, and a pound only.
SPECIAL POUND BOX OF ASSORTED CHOCOLATES
i*. another of the big specials in the candy store for Satur
?A fine line of good tasting ch<>co'.a4?.e.-. i;* "a rratify.r?.
a pound bo:.
packed in dainty, new lone shrped ^OStm
?Milk Chocolate Covered Almond.?*. t-pocial a poun_.$1 i"*0
?Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle, tactos jutt a* k?xh1 as it ?cwjnds;
a pound Saturday .Kc
Women's Chris'.mas Slippers
The Populw Felt Slippers at Street Floor
Bargain Table, Saturday, a pair.
?More than 500 pairs of these comfortable and easy house slippers to
make as many women happy on Christmas day. And our price is very
low considering present day prices. Each pair is made with soft padded
cushion soles. Choice of oxford gray, maroon, black and gray and gray
and black combinations finished with silk pom-poms. All sizes 2 to B.
?You ?um buy h'ghc*st grade Fall Boot* from our regular G?**???elected
models?at $5.95 pair if you attend our sale, which continues Saturday. |
?400 pairs enly, Children's Lace Sho?*?*, black only, splendid wearing
qualities, in sizes 5 to 8 and 8?* t? ??? Special Saturday cry r.?
at, a pair .f_;.1???
Kann'a- I'evurth Floor.
Two of Our Mo?t Called For Lines of
At $5.75 and $8.95
i-i the suit
and txad*? I nipdei*?
Kuffled cullar styic. in b.ou**3S
color??d or while p*eorp *
wide ranne of sizes to sel*?ct
\from at thia prie*?
Atnacfiv?* L.?xi? is eil i.eaw qu,?'
Feor'.-ette crepe, in white. __i
?lors. trimmed with v_! la.e
o blou.es i*i m: t shafet-?
brown, nsvy, tau*>*, bisque und
l;i.k. Many ?>? these are ruck<*d
r tailor?* \ inode :. .uu.e ex i.Led,
?AU sites to *ei?sci im.i,