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You're Invited to
Enter Our
Beauty Contest
Call and have a sitting. Ton
will be pleased with our high
class work.
Tour picture trill be entered la
the beauty contest. Valuable
prizes to winners.
The Harvey Studio,
438 7th St. N. W.
We Eire voir In The Herald
(23,000 contest.
Topics of Interest to Every Woman
Takes Time to Overcome
Deep-rooted Notions
Women Will Not Object to Revealing Their Age
When "Fair, Fat and Forty" Means to
Them What it Means to Men.
Phone Main 1031.
912 New Yoi-k Ave. N. W.
"It It' a Button. We Have It."
526 H Street N. E.
Nevly Opened
Washington's latest and most up-to-date
Sample Shoe Store has re
cently opened with the most com
plete stock of sample shoes ever on
the market Twill pay you to calL
XI e Give Herald JCn.OOO contest votes.
ir 0 ;r clo I rs ire
shape or j Ip! we
to In. k lik . r
repan-irg jnl prefii
rn out of
11 fit them up
pert cleaning.
7m nth St. niv.
I'hone M-II53 and We Will Call.
l. Gire V Xo u The HotIJ s J3OT) Contert.
HMos like this ire easy
fi-r s Send tour shoes to
sad get them back prac
t -.llj new.
719 9th St. N.W.
An editorial In the New Tork Sun
few days ago stated that If tbe report
was true that the legislature of Cali
fornia had amended the registration laws
In order to relieve women of the "un
pleasant necessity of having tbelr real
aces recorded then the suffragists of
that State bad once more disappointed
tneir inenos ana wen wjsners.
One scarcely knows how to Interpret
this frank confession of disappointment.
If one Is a suffragist does It mean
that by tlrtue of her faith In that cause
she is reckoned as stronger In mind and
more discerning In her appreciation of
talues than the aterage run of woman
hood' And does It signify that she is
without the weaknesses bred In her sex
by j ears of consistent training? If that
is the proper way to look at It, then
there Is a subtle and quite pleasing com
pliment in the statement. In spite of
the at owed disappointment. That is,
there Is a compliment to one on that side
the suffrage fence
To ct 'Women Free.
Hut if one happens to be a disbe
liever is she not supposed to grow, too
And is she ranked behind her sisters
In the way of throwing off these, foolish
little vokes' Is she not Independent and
wise and sensible where Is the compli
ment for her? Because the Implication
is quite plain that belief In suffrage for
women is supposed to set women free
from all feminine follies and feminine
But, Mr. Editor, believe me. It never
At least. It has not been a cure-all
for shortcomings peculiarlj masculine,
and It seems a bit strange, an way, to
mix tote. policies and the like with hu
man frailties of one sort or another
Was it ever done In the past, before
women mide their unwelcome adtcnt on
the semi public stage'
Want to llr Consistent.
At anv rate, we want to be consistent
If we can
And how can editor, or anjooay rise
expect women to be quite letel-neadea
ond unperturbed In the face of that llt
tl question that for long, long jcars has
been made quite vital to them "i our
ige please
borne of them, probablj man, are
rising abote It. The are pertecti wilt
ing to let the four winds of heaven. If
the lour winds like, earn the message
of tne date or their birth wnerever tney
for the) know it makes not an
atom of real difference, one way or tne
But there is another lot perhaps tne
great majorlti who passively conform to
the teachings or the ages and who count
It almost a sin, certainly a grievous
calamity, to let, friends or eten strang
ers know how many summers and winters
hate passed over their heads.
They are not at all Independent, not
really sensible In the way sense should
be reckoned, not as calm and straight
forward as they might be.
And yet
Can Von Dlame Them,
Can jou altogether blame them?
Because, regret It as we may, condemn
It as we must, we know right well that
there alwajs has been peculiar signm
cance to the question or a woman age.
It Is not a pretty ' story, the story
that connects her with the marriage
market, but we -cannot close our eyes
to the admitted fact that years ago.
when marriage was practically wom
an's only atenue of eseapi from the
dread state of dependenc outh and
its handmaiden, beaut, were the chief the
assets she had to offer. She did not
talk or think bo much about her age;
Indeed, she was quite willing to con
ceal it But as she passed to the
poet's age of "sweet sixteen," then on
to the twenties and oter, particularly
If no suitor carried her away In mar
riage, not a person let her forget the
flying ears And the years tolled by
with so doleful a round that she deter
mined not to count them. The world
said she must be oung; the world
declared her out of the running, once
she had passed the limit it fixed; so
she set herself the task of fooling it'
And whom do ou blame the world
or the woman?
Takes Time.
It I. bound to take ttmb to otercoms
deep rooted notions long In the growing
Meanwhile, some women who are suf
fragists, and some who are not, refuse
to be Interviewed on the foolish ques
tion of age They reteal it when they
hate to and confess it when there is
no other way out, will tell It at the
polls. In the Jury box, or wherever else
the must But upon all ordinary oc
casions they fall back upon the state
ment that they are "as old as they
look and as they feeL"
Sometimes, In the process of growtn.
II women will stand up before the
world and proudly proclaim their age
"Jut like men." but it will not be un-
"falr. fat. end forty is permiltea
to mean to them Just what It does to
So editor folk and all others, no mat
ter how wise they may be will hate
curb their Impatience, swallow their
disappointment, and wait for tlmo and
passing of old. old notions to sei
such matters aright
513 12th St. N. W.
1.1? t ctw j -Se Hrnld r S3 000 ConUr
lleans natur
f tor nnd highest nu
trition In
notintivnn iircid ao pies.
2106 Pa. Ave.
W Clie tote, la Tbe U frill 2.uuo
W. 25
fch Relief
gft For Weak
(S3Je Women
Hy"ce allerUtra cxtmne rerromness, eirl
e&jjv3f and other aUffimts peculiar to tbe kx.
fl 00 perefcue sood for 1C0 Herald contest rote.
Hy'ne Company,
Chicago, III.
Particular People Patronize the
Main Office and Works
623 G Street N. W,
We ctve Herald $23,000 csntest votes.
907 F St.
Better hare those eyt? attended
to novr. Delays are often harmful
W Glre Vote In The Herald s 2.000 Contest.
Chocolates and Bonbons
Wm ctve Herald tSSJOOO contest votes.
Largest stock ever carried. Also Laces.
Dry Good. Hosiery and
430 Georgia Ave. N. W.
sire Uerala fShOOO contest votes.
A Cream Made from Vegetable I Bet
ter Than a Fatty Product.
An oily skin requires eten more care
ful attention than one which Is inclined
to be unduly drt, for, while it may not
be so delicate In Its texture or so read
11 injured by outside forces the pores
being larger and more easily clogged
with foreign matter. It is much more
susceptible to general diseases of tbe
It goes without salng that an lotion
containing a fatty product would tend
to Increase rather than decrease the dif
ficult, and, as the majority of creams
do contain a fatt product, much con
sideration should be given, first of all.
to the selection of the proper ointment
or lotion to be ued The oni excuse
for using a cream or ointment at all
upon an oily skin Is for the purpose of
lubrlcatlntr the fingers In following a
masage. and. as It Is usually the fleshy
faco that is Inclined to olliness,
hol'oug to fill out. the reason for the
massage is to induce better circulation
Then there is another thing to be
guarded against in the selection of a
cream Man ointments on the market
contain an Irritant that temporarilj stim
ulates the c rculation and creates a still
freer action of the fattj matter. Intsead
of arresting it Incidental-. It also stim
ulates hair growth Usually the irritant
is tincture of canthardes
A cream made from milk or some
vegetable matter, like a Jelly of witch
hazel or seaweed, cucumber, or lettuce.
Is recommended A thorough and fre
quent washing with almond meal and
water is also adv-tntageous in bringing
about improvement in an oil skin
For t onrif Pores.
W here the pores of the skin are coarse
or inordinately large. It is wise to em
ploy an astringent First cleanse the
face well, then appl the astringent, say
a concentrated solution of alum, morn
ing and night, regularl Make the ap
plication with absorbent cotton.
Many women hate been In the habit
of using a few drops of benzoin in water
for a face wash, regardless of the tex
ture of their skins, but benzoin, while
It has some astringent properties, is
sticky, and. accordingly, invites dirt and
dust particles into the pores, causing
greater enlargement and producing
blackheads. The alum solution Is much
to be preferred
About the samn routine will be ob
served In caring for an oily skin as for a
dr, except that water may be used
more frcel. and a different lotion Etery
night the face should be washed thor
ough!, but gentl, with almond meal in
the water, and ns thoroughly rinsed, then
follow with the gentlest possible mas
sage, the fingers dipped In the tegetable
oil, as suggested, and after this the alum
Use Alum Water.
In the morning shower the face with
hot water, then with cold alum water.
This induces circulation in place of the
massage taken at night.
Most oily skins hate a tendency to
sh'ne more or less radiantly, and until
the condition of the skin Is changed
through the treatment Just suggested the
powder box is the Inevitable resort. Dust
the face lightly with a powder which
5'cu know to contain no injurious Ingre
dients, such as zinc or bismuth, whicn
are apt to cause not onl eruptions, but
troubles of a more serious nature. Rice
powder Is harmless and soothing, and,
of course, there are many powders on
the market which are harmless for one
skin, but which would not do at all for
another. Therefore, It is best to try one,
watch its effect carefully, and If the
sl'ghtest ill effect results, reject It and
procure another, which will Drove the
most economical procedure in the end.
Baked Smelts.
Bone one and one-half nnnnria tmAt(
lav In buttered baking on Vtn M
down, season with salt and dredge with
flour: baste with melted butter and bake
nlouMO minutes In a hot oven.
When darning a rent in woolen goods.
and it I. impossible to ravel out the
goods itself for thread to. darn with.
i-se long hairs from your own head
The loose weave of the wool loses the
hair in its meshes, and so the darn be
comes invisible
The best was to clean rust needles
i to run them up and down In
earth. Just go out In the garden and
stick the needles in the ground, then
pull them out Hate the needles
threaded, with the thread tied double,
so there will be something to catcli
hold of to extract the needle from the
earth This method Is eten better than
using an emerj bag
"When buttons come
ou sew them on again,
all the other buttons w;
thread with which jou
shoes and
run through
h the same
replace the
missing one It will strengthen them
all and make the next button sewing
a task fir In the future
Small "holes In black or whte kid
ith no g'otes can casil be memded with court
plaster Cut the plaster a little larger
than the hole itfelf and stick it to the
under part of the glote directly oter
the hole, pressing the kid down smooth
on the stick surface of the plaster
This will last as long as the gloves
themselves do
If the tip breaks off the end of jour
scissors, the Jagged point may be
smoothed off b rubbing It on a whet
stone The point will be uneven, but
It will cut all right The same treat
ment ma be used for blunted needles.
CottnKe Cheese.
For cottage cheese dish either hu a
ball of the cheese or make It of clab
bered milk Moisten with thin cream.
Add five tablespoonfuls of ground walnut
meats and a little salt. Serve on indL
tldual salad plate', hating first a large
lettuce leaf, on this a pat of the cheese
shaped with a teaspoon into petal-like
curves In the center make a depres
sion, which fill with a little salad dress
In the ordinary boiled kind, made rather
The blouse closes at the front and Is
becomingly plaited, while a belt holds It
In place. The neck Is finished with a
turndown collar. The sleeves are plaited
to correspond and may be left plain or
finished with a band cuff. The trousers
are finished with leg bands or elastics.
The pattern, No. 6074. Is cut In sizes
Z, 4. and 6 years. Age 4 requires 4 yards
of 17-Inch material or 3 yards of goods
36 inches wide.
The above pattern can be obtained by
sending 10 cents to the Pattern Dennrt.
mult of, The 'Washington Herald.
Y. M. C'A. Board of Manager Pan
RetoIutioHi and Sent Them
to Daughter.
A memorial on the death of' Alvin M.
Lothrop passed by the board of mana
gers ot the Young Men's Christian Asso
ciation at Us first meeting since Mr,
Lothrop's death was forwarded to his
daughter, Mrs. Luttercll. last night. Mr,
Lothrop was a large benefactor of the
association, and for many ears was con
nected with it as an official. The memo
rial was drawn up by Dr. Morrill E.
Gates, former president of Rutgers Col
lege, who Is a member of the board.
Is as follows:
"Alvin M. Lothrop was a most useful
member of the board of managers ot
the T. M. C. A. of Washington. His
generosity, enthusiastic spirit, his most
friendly and sympathetic address and
manners, and his constant Interest not
only In the business affairs of the asso
ciation and the Improvement and main
tenance of Its property, but also In the
personnel of Its secretarial force and In
the young men of Its membership, ren
dered him an exceptionally helpful, a
most highly valued, and a deeply loved
member of our board His gifts of
money to the work were spontaneous.
were often entirely unsolicited, and were
most generous in their amount and in
their steadily recurring frequency. Best
of all, with his many gifts he gave him
self In love to the work his trained
business Judgment, his deep personal In
terest, his whole-hearted sympath. For
the gracious charm of his unfailing
cneerruiness in good work, for his faith
In Jesus Christ, and for his genius for
friendship and his interest in men one
by one. we shall remember him with
gratitude and love To his daughter we
send the assurance of our deep sympathy
and the loss which we all feel, but which
is heaviest for her."
As a special award to stimulate en
thusiasm in the Merchants' and Manu
facturers' S3 000 Contest In The Wash
ington Herald, The Advocate Is fcolng
to give away a J675 Schubert Plaer
This high-class instrument has been
purchased from the Joseph Hall Chase
Piano Compan, 1307 G Street Northwest,
and will be presented to the person cast
ing the most totes between the dates
of January is and Februar 1. 1913.
Any one Is eligible to compete this
extra contest Is not restricted to those
entered In the main contest.
However, nil votes must be cat for
some contestant and 9pm. February L
Is the closing hour for counting totes in
the piano award
Washlngtonlans are too well acquainted
with the excellence of the Schubert
plaer not to appreciate the remark
able character of this liberal offer. This
piano has a handsome formed oak case.
tne famous uuniano steel back, and
automatic transposing tracker dctlce
is faultless in construction and tone
Visit the contest building. 711 Thirteenth
Street Northwest, and see the special
Dr. Mary Holmes and Others Make
Addresses Before Convention
of W. C. T U.
One of the most successful conferences
yet held by the District Woman's Christ
Ian Temperance Union adjourned eater
day afternoon at S o'clock after an all
day session at Eastern Presbyterian
Church. Notable among the addresses
was that by Dr. Mary Holmes, who gave
scientific reasons for total abstinence.
Dr. Holmes declared that the drink habit
was on the Increase In the United States
and that It caused national degenera
tion. She compared the United States to
France, which, she says, shows- signs
of degeneration on account of overin
dulgence In liquor and other Alcoholic
"It la high time the national govern
ment should take some hand in the al
coholic question." declared Dr. Holmes.
"The consumption of beer and whisky
In large communities is reaching astound
ing proportion. Not only is it Increasing
there, but It Is making appalling Inroads
among the country people, upon whom
we look as the backbone of our na
tional life "
Mrs. Margaret Dye Ellis made a short
address on liquor conditions In the Dis
trict. She declared that In Washing
ton there were too many saloons for the
number of people here She deplored
their proximity tp many public schools.
Among the other speakers were Mrs.
Louis H. Farll. Mrs. Don T. Blaine, Mrs.
8 M. Westcott. Mrs J N. Culbertson.
Mrs. P. U. Summers, Rev. Alfred E.
Barrows, pastor of Eastern Presbyterian
nhi,mh Xfra 1711a r Thfttrher mil
Mrs. Jennie Robertson, who presided at'
the afternoon session Mrs Emma San
ford Shelton made the opening address
Luncheon was served by the Ladles Aid
Society of Eastern Presbyterian Church
8 3T. a Pa. Ayr.
Children's $8.50 Coats
For $5.50
Sizes 3 to 6 only. Variety of stjlcs, but not many of one
style. Some are Norfolk models, some have the tailored patch
pockets and notch collars, and other are in Peter Pan stles.
Some lined, others unlined.
These Materials Corduroys, Mixtures, Plain Cloths, and
Striped Cloths. Save $3 in buying to-day.
Children's Little Guimps, 50c and 75c
Two styles, made of soft-finished
nainsook, tucked fronts and tucked
backs, finished at neck nnd Cf
sleet es with little lace edg- OVJC
Ing, at
One style only, tucked front and
back with embroidery Inserting,
tucked collar, and tucked C
band at sleeve, sizes s to 3f
14, at
Other styles at fLOO
crtlce for Scion of
llr from Chnrcta o
Funeral services for A
I.ngllMh Fam
f Covenant.
P Gordon Cum-
mlng. who died jesterday at his home,
1707 De Sales Street Northwest, after an
Illness of several months, will be held
Monday from the C'hurth of the
Eplphan. Interment will be In Rock
Creek Cemeter, and will be private
Mr Cummlng was connected with the
Department of Commerce and Labor.
He was the second son of Sir Alexander
Gordon Cummlng. of Altyre and Gordon
stoun. Scotland He came to the United
States in 1S73. and took up his residence
In Washington shortly afterward He Is
survived by his widow, who was Miss
Frances Ames, of this cit
Driver Pnanes
for Direct Election.
Topeka. Kans . Jan 17 The Kansas
Legislature this afternoon ratified the
Federal constitutional amendment pro
viding for the direct election of United
States fcenalors
Hiiusp mil fleet I
-Wlthnnt Discussion.
The Ho se bill amending the license
law with respect to licenses for drivers
, ,f passenger vehicles for hire was passed
mint and without discussion.
The bill adds to the license law provis
ions for the examination of applicants,
bn annual license fee of one dollar, the
numbering and recording of licenses by
the police department, the carrying by
vehicles, except street cars, of numbers
corresponding to that carried b the
drltcr and the revocation of the license
for among other offenses v lolations of
the traffic regulations
National Hotel
Penn. Ave. Sixth Street.
In the Winter Garden, To-morrow Night,
our chef promises the most attractive dinner
menu et arranged.
Served Table d'Hote, $1 Per Plate 2a.
Throughout the evening a very pleasing
musical programme will be rendered by or
chestra and soloists
The Winter Garden is a fain land of ef
fective decoration.
J. D. KYN ASTON, Manager.
Girls Write to President Telling; or
Interest In Ills 'Career."
President Taft esterday received and
answered a note written In red Ink from
a Philadelphia girl, who Informed the
Chief Executive that she and her chum
'had alwas been very much Interested
in the President s career ' A postscript
to the letter read
"Are you the same gentleman that
was sent to the Philippine Islands at
the conclusion of the Spanish American
war to maintain order and good be
havior We should like very much to
know "
President Taft replied that he was the
man, and sent the girls a copy of his
biography. The names of the girls were
A ennx-drirra transom operator, Eeulr ftJ of
which nn N eonnri'eH within the trim ef s doer
or wtndmr hu been trntrd bf Its New Jenej
Foreign Ships Will ot Fly Inter-,
lean Flasr, nyn V Itness.
That the exemption of vessels flying
the American flag from having to pay
toils In using the Panama Canal will not
make it worth while for owners of
steamships now firing foreign flags to
change to the American flag, was the
testimon elicited from Herbert Barber,
of New York, at the hearing yester
da of the House Shipping Trust In
testlgatlng Committee
Barber operates a line of steamers H
the South African trade
The only other witness was A. H
Bull, ot the Bull Steamship Compan.
operating ships In the Porto RIcan
trade He said he had been offered K.r-J0
a month by the Porto RIcan shipping
combine, dominated by the Atlantic,
Gulf and West Indies Steamship Com
pany, to keep out of the Porto RIcan
Vanity Cases
Offered at f-JQp
These attractive Vanity Cases are
exact copies of high-cost sterling
sliver cases a remarkable value
at 6c
Plain and engraved effects In the
most stllsh shapes, of German sil
ver and gun metal Well made, with
long chain handle
Regular SI 00 value at 69c
Open Until 9 o'Clock To-night.
Special "Purity" Lunch To-day.
We will serve the following lunch to-dty from
4 30 to 7 SO p m in our New "Purit ' Lunchroom.
Ham, Tongue or Cheese Sandwich, Cup of 14C
Coffee, piece of Homemade Pie or Pastr "
Regular $2.00 and $2.50
Wavy Switches
One of the most remarkable
values In hair goods offered in a
long time
Wavy Switches of good quality
real hair, in all shades inches
full size and weight Well made
Short-stem bwitches that sell regu
larly In hair goods stores for J 00
(Hair Goods Dept Second Floor),
and j: 50 on sale to-day at S9c each.
The Season's Greatest Clothing Sale
Unreserved Choice of Men's Suits fft i"
and Overcoats, Worth $15, $16.50, lkVf X
$18 and $20, Offered for
The limit of sensational low- pricing on Men's Winter Clothing has been reached in this great January Clearing Sale Men's
Suits and Overcoats of the newest stvlc and finest tailoring arc now offered at a figure certain to stir the interest of even man
in Washington who appreciates the opportunity to buy a new Suit or overcoat of the highest quality at the greatest savings ever
know n.
This sw ccping sacrifice affects hundreds of Suits and Overcoats from our regular stock clothing, of the highest tv pe of tailored
excellence, faultless in fit and workmanship.
MEN'S HIGH-GRADE HAND TAILORED SUITS, of pure worsted materials, in a wide range of neat and dressy pat
tern', in gravs, lancy blue, stripes, mixtures, plaids, and novelty effects. Even Suit designed by the best tai
loring talent, perfect in fit, sty lc, and, quality. All sizes in the lot for men and j oung men from 33 to 44 You
cannot buv the equal of these values for less than $13 00, $16.50, and $18 00. Sale price
MEN'S FIXE QUALITY WINTER OVERCOATS, in gravs, black, brown, oxford, fancy weaves, and diagonal stripes.
All this seasons most approved models, with plain and plain and belted backs, full cut and tight-fitting effects,
some extra long coats with convertible collars, also conservative styles. Self cloth or velvet collar. Sizes for men
and young men from 33 to 44. A wonderful offering. Overcoats actually worth $16 50, $18.00, and $20 00 at
iagonal stripes.
Last Few Days of the McCalley 8c Kibbey Sale
Entire Remaining Stock Marked at Sensationally Low Prices for Immediate Disposal. Your Last Opportunity to Share
in the Greatest Values Ever Offered in Women's High-class, Exclusive Ready-to-wear Apparel.
This great cv cnt, productiv e of the biggest selling in our history, is nearing its close. The remaining lots of McCalley & Kib
bey's apparel have been regrouped and repriced for prompt clearance. The values created by our determination to wind up
the sale are certain to start anew the great flood 6f buving that has marked this notable event from its inception, and attract rec
ord crowds of shrewd shoppers. Read the details below and you cannot fail to realize the tremendous importance of the pres
ent opportunity from a money-saving standpoint. Your money will do double and treble duty! There's need for prompt
response. Avoid disappointment by coming early to-day.
McCalley fir. Kibbey's Entire Stock of
Women's Tailored Suits
Grouped in These Three Lots
Tailored Suits worth $15.00 and $20.00 at '. $6.50
Tailored Suits worth $22.50 and $25.00 at $10.00
Tailored Suits worth $30.00 and $40.00 at $14 50
McCalley flc Kibbey's Stock of
Women's Fashionable Coats
Women's Coats worth $15.00 and $20.00 at $6.50
Women's Coats worth $25.00 and $27.50 at $9.50
Women's Coats worth $30.00 and $35.00 at $14.50
Charming Lingerie Waists
From the McCalley fit Kibbey Stock
$1.50 and $2 00 White Lingerie Waists at 69c
$2.50 and-$3.00 White Lingerie Waists at 8Sc
$3.50 and $4.00 Hand-embroidered Waists at $1.48
$5.00 and $6.00 Finest Embroidered Waists at .$2.88
McCalley & Kibbey's Stock of
Handsome Dress Waists
$3 and $3.50 Chiffon, Lace, and Silk Waists at $1.88
$8 and $10 Silk and Chiffon Dress Waists at , $2.95

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