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THE WASHINGTON HERALD.SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1914.
Advice to Housekeepers
GENTLE ART OF XMAS BUYING
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Sherman's Thfee Rules
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SUPERINTtNDENT OF WEIGHTS
SHERMAN, who lays down rule
for Xdu buying.
"Be Proud of- Your Job."
"Buy as Nearly as Possible
from the Producer." "Shop
Don't Just 'Buy,'" Su
perintendent of Weights,
Measures, and Markets
Counsels Housewives "A
Person Cannot Be Made
Economical or Efficient in
Buying Unless He Wants to
Be," Is His Dictum.
Three rule for Christmas buylDS; and
buylns at other seasons, by the War are
outlined for housekeepers by John H.
Sherman, Superintendent of Weights,
Measures, and Markets. They are:
). Be proud of your Job. I. Buy aa
nearly as possible from the producer.
3. Shop, don't Just "buy."
"A perron cannot be made economical
or efficient in buying- unless he wants to
be,-' said Mr. Sherman. "My rules are
these:
First, be proud of your Job as house
keeper, and provider for the family. Tou
hare the most important and complicated
. t .11 .!,..;. . r..rfnrm THH VnU PVCT flO-
tige how little a man employed in a big
business establishment, or a government
clerk, really knows about any other work
besides his own little Job? Inquire of a
ales manager and find out how little he
knows about the manufacturing depart
ments. Inquire of me, as market superin
tendent, and see how little I know about
the Health Department, but go Into a
home and inquire into what the woman
of the house Is doing.
"You will rind that she is health offi
cer, purchasing officer, disbursing clerk.
sloreKreper. manu.iur... .-... u- d h ,h
.nt. superintendent of educaUon. chief ofj uoimtrv th vax ballv moman
police ana truant omcer-au in oue. , wh dd mon )f) rontributr romtn and
she should Be Boas, i relief to Ihe suffering soldiers than Mrs
"In fact there rrobablv is no Job in j Mary Uvermore. She was horn In B..s
the complicated citv machinery which is ton. December m. la. and when she
not duplicated In the work of the average j was a young girl attracted considerable
mother as housekeeper In the home. This I attention by applying to the authorities
work cannot be done unless there is prWe j "f Harvard I nlverslty for admission,
in doing it. 1 am one of those who be- resident Quincy. who was then n office
lieve that the housekeeepr Is the moat!" Harvard refused blankly and the dls
im,rtant person in the house, and should j appointed girl went to the South to met
be actually the boss of the house and I eoverne., Soon afterward she mar-
... . ..- . ... -..---. .. -irled Mr Uvermore. who was edit.r of
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WOMEN'S CLUBS OF WASHINGTON .
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; FAMOUS WOMAN, HER
BIRTHDAY AND YOURS
By MARY MARSHALL.
December 20 Mary Livennore.
.una partner in the family interests
"Second, when you start out to buy
vour food, or anything el, buy
an you can from the fellow who originally
produfrd thr good. This Is not because
you object to buying from any one else,
but l-ccausc in the long run the fewer
people that have been handling the goods
before you get them (and each under the
necessity af mt-atlng the normal expense
of a going business), the lower the price
which will be quoted to you. Notice I
say will be quoted to you, for most sell
a T'nirersallst publication and for several
years acted as associate editor with him.
K. buy a. nearly i " J?, - J
1 1 1 in i" I hi; ui nn m- " ' n i umi'
her editorial duties, and her work in the
pulpit without In any way slighting any
of them.
With the outbreak of the civil war she
was given hargo of a large section of
the mork of the sanitary commission and
overcame the popular prejudice against
women nurses at the outset. The great-
i est piece of work she did in the civil
I M.-JI- vast hiis inerwii'tinn nf t ho ru-trtsi :ilnl
ers are out to get aa high a price as they ho , , f th M1,88ipp R,w ln thP
..on Ft viai-Al snl rivkt that IhOf -
Among D. A. R. Chapters.
The Richard Arnold Chapter. D. A.
R . was entertained December 15 by the
historian, Mrs. Charles W. Floyd, at the
Hheridan The regent, Mra Alexander
M. Qorman, presided. Responses to
roll call, brought, out the history of
Octagon, Decatur, Tudor, and other co
lonial houses of the District. Reports
of officers and committees' chairmen
were of unusual length and .interest.
The year book was given out, and
changes made in the chapter's by-laws.
The vote waa unanimous, to indorse
the State regent's piss, and to bay two
feet of- ground at the back of Conti
nental Hall, in addition to the Christ
mas offering of 5 cents each.
The recent. Mrs. Oorman, reported
$21 had been raised through Indi
vidual effort since the September meet
ing. Mrs. Stewart, vice regent, enter
tained the chapter, with an Interest
ing description of "A Visit to Wye
House." Mrs. Sharp. the corresponding
secretary, read a Christmas story, writ
ten by Mra Blackbur. ex-regent and
founder, who was absent. The chapter
will give a Christmas dinner to one
poor family. One new member was re
ceived. The hostess served refresh
ments and a social hour was enjoyed.
Constltutiton Chapter, D. A. R., met
Tuesday evening at Madison Hall Semin
ary, 3100 R street The interesting pro
gram which followed the regular busi
ness meeting was as follows: Recitation.
"The Banner Het- Made.'' Miss Mary
Van Casteel, of Garret Park; a group
of three songs, by Mr. Arthur Green,
formerly of the Aborn Opera Company:
a paper on "Harrlsburg. Pa.," by Mra
Charles F. Sterk: two selections on the
piano. Miss Winston; a paper on
"Georgia." by Mrs. K. R. Mi Kalian: a
paper un .rs. mercy vt arren. Dy miss i,y her sister.
nn-in virp nr.in.nl ,,r ma ..ni...- ,:...
TuOhihm Welles Society. C. A. Ft.: recita
tion. "Caesar Rodney's Ride." Mtss Mary
Van Casteel. The guests present were
Col. Rryan, president of the S. A. R. ;
Mrs. M. Griswold F paler, registrar of the
National Society. D. F. P. A.: Mrs. Frank
Cunningham, regent of Lucy llolioir.be
Chapter; Mrs. Harding, Miss Kiiiik. I r.
Charles I". t'.raixirleld, Mr. R. R. Mc
Kahan and Mr. Irving Prieksy, several
nf whom responded to the call from the
regent for a few words of greeting. Mrs
and Miss Winston, the hostesses, were
ably assisted In serving refn.-hments by
several of the young ladies nf the s.-m
sr
appropriated for the benefit of the work
at Friendship House: a contribution of
tut waa collected for the "mile of pen
nies" for the Belgian relief work; a sub
scription of S3 waa made for the Wom
an's Clinic Auxiliary; a donation waa
made to furnish ice cream for Christmas
dinner for the nineteen children of the
day nursery of Friendship House, and
regular subscriptions were obtained for
the milk station at this place.
Addresses were given by Miss Flora 1..
llenilley. supervisor of the Sixth division,
and Miss M. Gertrude Young, president
of the Principals' Association of the pub
lic schools and also principal of the Car
berry School.
Miss Hendley explained how educa
tional moving pictures are a great ad
vantage In school work. Miss M. Ger
trude Young gave the true meaning of
the Parent-Teachers' Association work.
Mrs. W. B. Howard, of the W. C, T. lT.,
made a plea for the Indorsement of the
congress upon the plan of scientific in
struction In the schoola Because of the
dally demands for financial assistance In
all directions the congress decided tr
hold a theatrical benefit at an early date
for the purpose of adding to their scope
of chsritable work.
Excelsior Literary Club Meets
The Excelsior Literary Club met Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. P. K. Dye. 1403
I. street. The president. Mrs. J. Edson
Rrtggs, presided. The exercises opened
with a piano solo, and the regular papers
given were one on "Plttaehus," by Mrs.
Hallle Price Ferren, and another on
"Beas," by Mrs. Arabella Alexander.
Mrs. Ttbbetts. Mrs. Barrlnger. Mrs.
Baker. Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. Henry Church
ill Cook. Mrs. Tracy and others contrib
uted sketches, and Mis. Florence M.
Hrown, general secretary of the Young
Woman's Christian Association, gave an
interesting talk Mrs. Dye was assisted
Mrs. Miller, and Mrs.
I r rans v . iaruen.
Sunshine and Community
Society.
The Sunshine and Community So iety
has postponed its rrgulai monthly meet
ing, which falls on t'hrlstnias Day, until
January .v
Women's Society of People's
Church.
Mrs. F. C Bryan enterta ne.l the De- LL. W J".' "."' V.1 "C,tJ
mber meeting of Marcia li.irn Chat- I7'OP,' " ' hlC" m" ,d,"'d ""
r. D. A. R. at her home ixfl Adams Mr H ,l " Kmfn' "" ,-"mont ,rel
re mber
t.-r
Mill road. Wednesday. After the regular
business meeting the new et ear book was
distributed among the members. A card
party was planned for January v at the
home of the regent
proceeds to start .
Cross
northwest Mrs Blshee presided
Central 1'nion Milon was voted "-
and $1" month! v was voted to the Christ
mas opportunity now headed "No. 5.
Mrs Carlson the uiaens in me .-waning irs tent ann
fund for the Ked ' Mrp nD tenued a cordial invitation
to the Sieciety and memliers of people's
l Church to meet at the home of the lat-
i ter. Primrose street. Chevy Chase, l,.-
remher ., s p. m. for a Christmas part.
this social gathering to take the place
of the regular meeting scheduled for that
day
The ladies present were- Mrs. Lok-.
lira. Packard. Mrs. I'pperman. Mrs.
Shtdy. Mrs Hebb. Mrs ll"tee. Mrs Pot
ter. Mr- Wild. Mis llMgmnn. Mrs. Tal
bot. Mrs. Kent, Mr I.udnig. Mid
Young, and Miss Croabj
can. It is natural and right that they
should, and often the farmer who raised
the goods is able to get just as high a
price as the dealer himself. But as a gen
eral rule when prices are close and
plenty of goods are on the market, the
farmer will le able to quote a little bet
ter price than can anybody else.
Cash Baals Best.
"Third, when buying, shop. Don't get
into hard and fast habits or buying in
certain places. The man who can give
the best bargain today may not be able
to give you the best bargain tomorrow.
This is because his supply fluctuates both
in quality and price. If you go to him
tomorrow out of habit without inquiring
elsewhere and take what he gives you,
you will not get so good a bargain. This
is not because he is taking advantage of
you. He is probably doing tomorrow the
best he can for you, and he fails short
simply because he Is unable to give, you
such a good bargain. Thia is not hi"
fault, and is no reflection on him that
the advantages he can offer are not so
good as on other days. Rut you owe It
to yourself to go where you can get the
best values for your money.
"You may find out after shopping
effort to stamp out scurvy, which was
working havoc among the soldiers. By
securing the addition of immense quan
tities of fresh vegetables to the camp ra
tions she almost entirely Hamped out
the disease.
It wis when, at the lowest ebb of the
ri il war. funds were running low, that
Mrs. 1-ivcrmore organised the 5reat
Northwestern fair in Chicago, which
aione contributed $100,000 to the sanitary
commission. After this sanitary commis
sions fairs were undertaken n many
other cities with enormous su -s After
the close of the civil war Mrs. Ijvermore
was very successful as a lecturer, telling
her interesting experiences in the wax
before crowded audience- all over the
country. Mrs. Uvermore was throughout
her life interested in the question of
woman s civil rights and with the cause
of temperance, which was in thoso days
hand in hand with the question of
woman's rights.
(Oopyright. 1M4 1
HOROSCOPE.
Urcfsuber 20, 101 I.
Hunr.fi
This is not a lucky day, and it is for-
around that you get the best bargains in I tunate that business activities sre put
uther places, and you msv do most of asiae, ior i ranus. me duo, an, ana
vour purchasing at one place, but if o Paturn are all in threatening asptcL In
you must do it because you have found
out it absolutely is the best plat for you,
and not by fore- of habit,
"This means pay -ash. You have no
r-ght to take credit of a dealer unless
the evening Venus Is friendly
ITnder this configuration It Is wise to
avoid all who have places of superiority,
whether social, political, or financial.
It is not an auspicious tlm for meeting
WHEN YOU COME TO
Ctjiragn
vou are willinr to sive him vou. r.-nir i stranaws. New aciuaintances should be
traoe in return. Besides thii. you should avoided.
pay cash for other reasons. People who Th" "'" ls not 'rroraKinK for domes
run accounts must psy for those who fail 'c peace or happin- i-k While this gov-
to pay their bills. A srocer came to me ernment prevails men and women are
the other day and said that bad debts ""-''J to otMcting and unreasonable in
owed him during the past ten vcars t1"" attitude toward one another,
amounted to S20.000. and yet he was not " ' prognosticated that the new year
doing a big business." w1!1 o" narJ by an Increase In mar-
riHKCS ana Darius. ni. imsiaiiuins; finan
cial stress, tfce young and middle-aged
will be swayed by romance, and senti
ment, and there will be less inclination to
ward mercenary alliances.
During the winter many American wom
en will be bereaved by the War. the seers
foretell. There Is a sinister sign that Is
read as Indicating' sorrow for residents
of New York and cities of the Middle
West.
Epidemics are foreshadowed hy the
stars. Physicians and nurses will have
much work in the next few weeks. Con
ditions will he particularly bad for chil
dren. The stars presage extraordinary discov
eries in the realm of the occult within the
next year.
Improvement In whatever concerns the
theater is foretold. Organizations that1
will encourage the best in the drama will
succeed In the next few months. There
Is a good omen for motion pictures, but
hanges in the character of the produc
tions are Indicated.
The evening of this day should be
rather fortunate for lovers. Engage
ments are under a fairly good sway.
Women will be Influenced toward saner
amusements and better occupations than
have claimed their attention ln the past,
the Seers predict Dress will he more
modest and more artistic than it has
f been.
, Persons whose blrthdate It i should be
exceedingly careful to avoid accident or
Injury. They should beware of danger
from motor cars.
Children bofn on this day probably will
have eventful lives, marked by extraordi
nary adventures. Boys may be restless
and inclined to wander far from home.
Qlrls have the omen of bad luck in mar
riage. fOpmsht. 1H.
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Audttnrurat
srsjsears tso watria stss
rea pasMvafd. UaucAaAad visw of Cjtaat
. Oil iliilss.
Psstas. Lsss Mcajss
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kossl Wgfcs.sv.sm SMI
dsssl BvsVoss, the ksitass Bssatrst,
Sm Hsmsi asSasass far bsssss.
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Columlii.i Chapter. i A II. met Tues
day evening at the home of Mrs Charles
S. Hyler. the regent The meeting as
opened with devotional exercise, follow
ed by the salute to the tlac. Mrs H. I..
Iieam, historian, lead a short art
"Gen. Francis Marion." At the dose of
the buslnes : session Miss Kdith New corn
played as piano solos "W'srum. ' by
Sehurman. "Caprice" by Sehutt "Min
uet'' liy Paderewnki. anil "The Kvening
Star" from "Tannhaiiner." Mis Klorem-e
B. Webster recited Williams' ' Watermil- '
lion" and "Dolly Is Dead. Mrs. Paul!
Anderson sang "I I.oe You. l.ntle Girl, ' ',
by Wilmuth Gary, snd "A Little I..
Utile Kiss." Refreshments were served-
by the hostess. The rhapter will meet Tl"' "'"' meeting of the Mildred
next month at the home of Miss Nellie I1 Society c. of C, mas held December
Grant Ross. ' i- st Confederate Hall, the president.
I Miss Rlchtir. presiding Mrs. E. C. R.
e, I is., m I Humphries addressed the society. The
Capitol Hill Literary SoClCtV I hl",or,"n save s remllng entitled, "The
" lust of 'Stonewall' Jackson ''
. .... The honored guest. Mrs. I. H. Harrison.
The tapitol I lllll Uterary Soeietv met v. ,ir, ,.nJn,Hr,,, ,. .Tn i,
with Mr and Mrs. Curtis Klslnger. lW,Stat." The following officers were
rtumn. .irrri norinwesi. .mhikihv evin.
ing. llhani I
Mildred Lee Society Elects
Officers.
othy Huss. Myrtle Jones. Mary O'Ha
gan. Orlol Starr, Pauline Bpang-ler, Lil
lian McGowan. Edith Beatty. Lillian
Dowrirk, Gertrude Jamison. Ella Mar
tin, Josephine Wagner, Mathlldla He
Govern, Ruth O'Brien. Marlon Miller.
Alan Davidson. M. R. Kubsti and
others.
Drugless Physicians Elect
Officers.
At the special meeting December M of
the District of Columbia Association of
Drugless Physicians, the following of
ficers were elected for the ensuing year:
President. Dr. K. Thomas Evans; vies !
presidents. Prof. H. N. D. Parker and .
Dr. M. B. era bill, secretary. Dr. D. R I
Wheeler; treasurer. Dr. M. G. Partridge. I
B. Curtis Miller, M. D , was elected con
sulting physician for the association.
T regular meeting of the associa
tion is held on the first Wednesday of
each month at HIT I street northwest. A j
rop..-il Invitation to be present Is ex
tended to all drugless physiciana
Phil Sheridan Post Entertains
Ladies.
Comrades of Phil Shendsn Post. O. A.
R . gave a reception to the ladies of the
corps of the post last Friday night. Com
ma mlrr S. G. Mawson welcomed the
guests. The program included a song by
Miss M. Regan, recitation hy Mrs. M. I..
Willis, tenor solo by M. P. Fltsgerald
piano solo by Master S. Weaver, and
songs by Comrade- K. f.ang. Officers
elected were: p. F. Brown, commander; i
C. H. Worden, senior vice commander;
M. B. l-'errln. Jpunlor vice ommander. I
8. Hamilton, quartermaster; T. Brady, i
ofTiier of the day. and C. Moore, officer
of the Kuaid.
Degree of Pocahontas.
White Eagle Council. No. 4. met
Wednesday night. The following offi
cers were nominated Proprietress.
Miss Hattle Anderson: Pocahontas.
Mis Emma Wlldner: Wlnnoce, Mrs.
I.lnoeom; keeper of records. Mrs
Hweeney: keeper of wampum, Mrs
Morton: trustee. M. R. Kubau; Pow
hatan. Past Sachem Rader.
The LOUVRE
1115-1117 F STREET
Women's and MisseS'
Outergarments and Millinery
For the Holiday Functions
Dance Frocks, Evening Gowns,
Afternoon Dresses
We have just received the most superb collec
tion of beautiful models it has been our pleasure
to present.
Hand.-oine black gowns, the new orchid char
meuse. delicate shell pink, maize that looks frosted,
American Beauty, blue and white some with net
tunics, exquisite laces, velvet, flowers, and touches
of fur.
All the smartest models, purchased at a price
that enables us to offer unheard-of bargains.
Dance Frocks, 19.50, $25, $30, $35
Evening Gowns, $25, $30, $45, $50
Afternoon Dresses, $15, $19. 50, $25, $30
r
Several Interesting
were received.
. remarks. Mr. snd Miss Smith were tend- 1 he "at-home" to which the public is
ered a rising vote of thanka cuiduiilv invited will be held as usual
I A miscellaneous program as rendered in apartment 370. the Portner. at 3 39
ld.ho Couacll met Friday night, by he members of the club and their , pm.
committer reports irienus. j piano -oio was kimii or . inc classes in parliamentary isw.
Mv K Smith, entitled "le Rulsseau" ' Freie h. Spanish and Esperanto met :th
1 (Wollenhaupti. Mr. S. A. Terry read "My the usual interest during the week an'l
hrlslma. I'roaram of Potoaaae l.lt- Creed." Miss I.. Croggon. "Home-made the English class will reorganise early
Christmas Gifts." Mr. W. J. Detwiler. in January.
"'f t'lab. , "Out Where the West Begins." and Mr i After the holldss dates for stctutsa
The Potomac literary Club held Its, E. W. Weaver. "Story of a Hundred with subjects covering Bible literature.
Christ, meeting Tuesday evening In I Te.r. Ago. Mis Rosa U. Townshend pretrv law and politics, will be an-
.-. . recited a negro's experience ayilh an In-
the W. c. T. I parlora ',22 Sixth street dUn Rm Mr K rhomT, ,.
northwest, with the president. Mr. Hoad -. ville Jim." followed by his xranddaugh-
ley. In the chair. Messrs. Karl O. Marsh ) ter. Miss Smiihs.ni "Christmas Ke." Mr
aa ASufc. W flml fh 1st. . SBmBrss r9 m ssss4 -
Jmvev wen- admitt'd to . " 7 Tu "i
, R-rr-Nhmenta w?r thrn a4?rvl.
The prt-ssident announced the folli(-(
noun ".!
TWO KILLED IN GEORGIA WBECX
Sll.l George K
membership.
Mr. W. H. II. Smith gave a vei in
teresting address, entitled "The First i
Christmas in Song and Story" The ad-
dress was illustrated by many beautiful
ly colored stereoptlcun slides depicting the
birth of Christ and the events leading
up to It. Mr. Smith Interspersed his
talk with many Christmas hvnns Illus
trated and thrown upon the screen and
Ise for the January meeting: Mrs. 8. A.
Hoadlev.Mr. X. T. Ames. Mr. Paul l
Wollard.Tlr. Adolph Amende, and Mr
K. W. Weaver.
The l.lkni) l.eaaae v.llilll...
n order to hear Mme. Ros.tka S hwim-
sung In chorus hy the members and th.lrm,.r pek last Tuesday afternoon the
friends, to the piano at companlment nf Anthony League postponed its regular
his daughter. Miss Ma K. Smith. He, "at-homei and informal talks to next
also Illustrated by stereoptlcon and story i Tuesday, when Mrs W. M. Stnner. r"
the present-dav child's Christmas andjoently returned from the Southern 8tat s.
Santa clans. At the conclusion of hlsjwill speak on "Suffrage In the South."
Fifteen I a ill red When ., C. A M.
I.. Limited r.ea Over Rank.
Cartersvllle. Ga . Dec. 13 Two we. e
killed. Bfteen seriously snd about fort'
others slwchtly injured today when train
No. S3 on the Nashville. Chattanooga and
St. Louis Hallway, south-liound, lm..i:i
as the South Atlanti. Limited. at
wrecked near here.
The baggage and express mcsensei
were badlv Injured. The engine and five
cars rolled down a seventy-tive-foot em
bankment, leaving two Pullmans on th.
track
Fifteen of th- injured were brought to
a hospital at Cartersvillc.
elected I ".1 . 1 h Rtchler lee-ele.tedl tire.!
Hunter, president, had ,,, . Tucke: Humphries, lirst vice presi- I
charge of the rrok-ram. which Included
addresses and a discussion on "Neutrality
and Contrshand of War:' recitation.
"The star Spangled Banner" by Mr. F.
V. Carr: vocal solo, by Mr. Kisincer:
vocal duet, by Mrs. Fislnger and Mrs
Beyer: piano solo, bv Mr Howard Rich
ardson, and piano solo, arranged for left
hand, by Mrs. R. V. Carr.
Congress of Mothers of
District
Tht- District branch of th. National
'onBrea- of Mothers mt Tuesday after
noon al the Raleigh HoteL Repoits trere
Kiven by delegates from t be various
mothers' dub and parent-teaschera' aa
Mm'lRtinna nf the -itv that .ire affiliated
with the roncrear. Twe-nty dollar.- u-ert
ient. Ijiilee Tlaiuovk. He otid vice preHt
ilent. Llo d Watts. re ordina; aecretarv.
Itertha Thomaon ire-elet ted. nrr -sfondinK
set retai . Virginia Hereford
(re-elected-, treasurei ; Janet Murra ,
reatstrar; Grace Maud Morgan, historian;
Kthel Johnson, t uatodlan. Ann Rose
Tat u m. chaplain.
J . ') Hfca-DQ THINGS WOT FOUND tL I I f" mtUt
Willing Workers Give Benefit
Play.
An entertainment was given bv the
Willing Workers of the United Breth
ren Church ol' North Capitol and R
streets, at Carroll Institute last week
The play. The Spinster's Return,
was given for the benefit of the
church bulldinir fund. The cast In
cluded Rosa Howrick. Zeta Welde. Dor-
Our Store Will Be Closed Every Evening
The Joy of Christmas Remembrance
The happiest season of the whole year the time when ex
pressions of love and friendship take the form of beautiful gifts.
Let some article from our stock bear your Christmas message.
gggsg
Christmas Gifts on Way to Jackies.
Norfolk. Vs.. Dec. IS. The naval col
lier Cyclops sailed today for Vera Cms
with Christmas presents for the men on
United States warships in Mexican wat
ra The Brutus will sail shortly from
Key West to Cubs and South America
on the same mission.
1210 F Street N. W.
WILL PLACE OX SPECIAL SALE
137 Cloth Suits
A $25.00 j
TAKEN FROM OUR REGULAR STOCK ' "
Selling up to $45.00.
all sizes for women and misses.
all materials and shades.
all this winter's most desirable models.
FOR IMMEDIATE CLEARANCE
83 Winter Coats
A $15.00 I
Values op to $29.75.
Special at $2.95
Values. $5.00, $6.50. $7.50.
Thousands of Handsome Waists, appropriate and useful jjifts. ijj
Let's jut glance about the store
and mention, briefly, some ol the fea
ture displays for Xmas.
Bracelet Plain and engraved
gold, rigid and chain styles ; platinum
with all-diamond bangles. Such a
. i i i i u prorusion that prices range trom
Lorgnette In gold or shell, m gj $1(X)0 $2fm
plain platinum or ncniy sruaaea wiin
diamonds. The latest in design, as
you'd naturally expect here.
Watches Lines of the finest
American and foreign makes. Among
the novelties the Ladies' Enameled
Circles The form of breastpin
so popular now, of gold or platinum
studded with diamonds and pearls or
diamonds and sapphires.
Clock Many styles of clocks
Jg Watches with interchangeable backs rQr mantel m cmBmm 0 both wood
iKm in colonntfs to match costumes ot dit- mi j,,... Some of rich and simola
design; others most unique. Hall
clocks of varied patterns and sizes,
different ones striking in imitation
of four of the famous church chimes.
ferent shades. Also the Wrist or
Bracelet Watches.
Rings Single and cluster dia
monds of rare quality. Many of the
new square settings in diamonds and
pearls, diamonds and sapphires, dia
monds and rubies and diamonds and
emeralds.
Pendants Gold and platinum unusual leathers
creations in all the aoove jewel combinations.
Leather Handbags and Suit
Cases with fittings of Parisian ivory
or sterling silver. Gold-mounted
Cigar, Cigarette and Card Cases in
Men's Rings Heavy and classic
Desk Sets Hand-e n tf r a v e d
Brass Sets, Sterling Silver Sets, and
in this department all the articles for
seal rings, hand engraved, precious a perfectly equipped Desk or Writ-
and semi-precious stone settings. ing Table.
We are sole Washington agents for the famous Tiffany
Favrile Glassware. Many beautiful specimens have
just been received from the furnaces at Corona, Long Island.
Betty & Whitmore Company
Eleventh and F
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