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Official Weather Report-Fair; col. Listen to the Call of Economy! You put a dollar in your pocket for every dollar you spend when you get one of these magnificent Suits and Overcoats at Half Price Where could you make as good an investment? Speak quick for time is flying and so are these Suits and Overcoats. $20 Overeeats and Suits... $1.00 $25 Overceats and Sits... $12.50 $30 Overesats and Sits...$15.00 $35 Overceats and Seits. ..17.50 $40 Overeeats and Salts. . . $20.00 Money's Worth or Money Back. D. J. Kaufman (INCORPORATED) 1005-7 Pa. Ave. PREDICTS 1916 WILL BE BIG REALTY YEAR J. Leo Kolb, Secretary of Brokers Exchange. Says Confidence Has Been Restored. .1 Tro Rolb. secretary of the Rea Estate Brokers' Exchange. predlcted yes terday that 1h11 will go down as a ban ner year in 1,-I real .state hlstorc. it, bases his prediction on the fact that the reaction caused by the war has passed away and given place to confidence on the part of the buying public. "This city has never grown as It has In the last few years. Its dwellings, apart ments and hotels have ben Increasing anr1 expanding," said Mr. Kolb. "In the meantime, owing to a general hesitancy that is nation wide in its scope, real estate values today are conservptive to a tempting degree. Judgment in the pur chase of property at this time should bring excellent returns." BRANDEhS HEARIG CLOSES. Nominatio. Will Be Reported Fa vorably to Committee Soon. The public hearings before a sub committee of the Senate Committee on Judiciary on the nomination of Loui D. Brandeis to he justice of the Su preme Court came to an end yesterday Arguments were dispensed with Senator Fletcher. of Florida. a mem ber of the subcommittee, has departed to join the McAdoo party that Is go ing to South America. and has author ized Senator Chilton to poll for him a favorable report. It is expected that the nomination soon will be reported to the full Committee on Judiciary fa vorably by a vote of three to two. To Promote Health it is necessary is keep the Stemach streng ad satie, sad is HOSTETTER'S Stomach Bitters you have a remedy that shoul help Nature correct any suel weakness. Try it. THE FARRELl IN THlE BIG "THE AFRI NI PAE OPEEA C0. I. .ew repertetre of .. ..d U. e.l Seleette... MAINE STAIWOE &00 "BURGLARS" JOE ROLLAND .ow ...rl aoe.,.......e.,f ta..., ecomedy .t..tS of taen Yea.. COMING MARC THE NARVE I Ia Their Wedd Renwmd Ezhatio SAOOI-? MSSIOW'S BABY SHOW TO BE REPEATED TODAY Window Filled with Gurgling Infanat Attracts Big Crowd at Fourteenth and F Streets Northwest. The baby show conducted by the Flor ence Crittenton Mission, at Fourteenth and F streets northyest, yesterday. wPI be repeated today. The show, which en siske mainly of a window filled with gurgling infants, attracted hundreds 7 terday. The show is a forerunner of the baby week to be observed here in May. One woman, attracted by the babies, asked if one could be adopted. She was informed that they were not for adop tion, one of the aims of the home being I to keep the babies and their mothers to- f pether. Mrs. Kate Waller Barrett, president of the mission, and Mrs. Ellis Logan. presi dent of the board of managers, are in charge of the show. The "baby boxes" for contributions are in charge of Mrs. Barrett, Mrs. R H. HGravatt, Mrs. A. B. McManus, Mrs. W. H. Ramsey and Mrs. J. C. Le Vey. EDISON BATTERY IS NO SECRET OF U. S. NAVY Daniels Declares He Has No Objection to Exploitation of Submarine Accessory by Inventor. Secretary of the Navy Daniels an nounced yesterday afternoon that there Is no objection to the Information made public in catalogue form by Thomas A. Edison concerning the details of the Edison submarine batteries now being tried out for the American navy. The catalogue describes the process of mak ing the batteries, their characteristice and specifications and the chemical re action formulas upon which they are based, and invites further inquiry con cerning their performances. Secretary Daniels declared he would have no objection to Mr. Edison selling to foreign governments any imW-ove ments on the batteries which may result from the special trials now being made under the supervision of a special board of naval officers. "Common humanity," said Mr. Daniels. "dictates that we should not object to any foreign governments having the benefit of any improvements which would eliminate the dangers from gas explo sions in submarines: "The Edison storage battery is not and never was a navv secret." EXPLAINS "LIQUI AI ." Chemical Society of G. W. Hears leetre by Ford. After a detailed explanation of the methods anl machinery used In the man ufacture ,f the product. Thomas B. Ford, of the Bureau of Standards. last night gave a demonstration of the pe cullar properties of "Liquid Air" before an open meeting of the Chemical Society of George Washington In iversity. More than 30f members attend'd. Among the experiments presented by Mr. Ford were freezing of mercury and alcohol, boiling of the air on ice, and the operation of a small engine with liquid air as the motive power. The society will make a trip to the sulphuric acid works in Alexandria and also go to Baltimore to visit the new pharmaceutical plant of Sharpe & Dohme. The next meeting will be held on April 12. LENTEN TALES START TODAY. Series Planned by Asseciatea Chari ties Opens at Rauseher's. The Associated Charities will begin its annual series of Lenten talks at Rauscher's at 11 o'clock this morning. The topic at the initial meeting will be "Educational Ideals," with Philan der P. Claxton, director of the Bureau of Education, as the principal speaker. The meeting will be presided over by Mrs. Archibald Hopkins, chairman of the woman's department of the Na tional Civic Federation. The discus sion will be opened by Ernest L. Thurston, superintendent of schools. The program for the remainder of the series follows: March 16, "Health and Food Ideals;" March 23, "Housing Ideals;" March 30, "Recreation Ideals:" April 6, "Labor Ideals," and April 13, "Social Service Symposium of a 'Nor mal Life.' " ADA RERAN LEFT $200,000. Noted Actress Made Elaborate Pro vision Im Will for Pet Dog. New York, March 5.-In the will of Ada Rehan, the noted actress, who died Janu ary 8. she made elaborate plans for the future of her pet dog "Bobsy," who died a year before. The will was filed for probate today in the Surrogate's Court and disposes of (25,000 in realty and 8175, 000 in personal property. The bulk of the estate goes to her sisters. Uj -w" -TAYLOR TRIO BLACK LAUGH, LCAN DUKE" - ARLTON & WEST A elever Dlaelciw and Siaging Teamn, with all aew material, s HARROWS DOGS Educated Canaes and Cute Cessediasn, FEATURE PICTURE MAY ROBSON And Vitapraph Cast in "A NIGHT OUT" 13TH (NEXT WEEK) rheir Uetisreet Three Y ears Age. 605$ ZANCIUS ef Teugi Tr um. Sermd ihi Oel. Taylor ha. bee appotted ating. chief of engineus. pending Cor lMruatia by the bente of the appoint t r Col. Wili"m 'Baker. Nelal" D. Bake newly appointed See retary of War. is expected to arrive in Waebington from Cleveland today. Frmer senator and Mrs. Chauncey M. Depew are at St. AaguasUne, Fl., where they will spend several weeks. Henry C. May is in New York for an extended visit. Capt. Frank Fessenden Crane. U. S. N., who is on leave from his station at Quincy. Mass., is registered at the New Willard. Former Senator Jackson, of Maryland, was among the guests registering at the New Willard yesterday. Mr. land Mrs. Lyon Weyburn, of Bos ton, who are returning from a honey moon trip through the South, registered at the New Willard yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Gerken, of To ledo, who have been the guests of Miss Caroline Gerken at the Hotel Winston, left yesterday for Toledo. Carl C. W. Schultz has been appointed a clerk in the Bureau of Navigatio4. R. I. Gordon. a teacher in Class 2 of the Smothers School, has been trans ferred to the Slater public schooL Frederick J. Loegshore, in the Agri cultural Department, who has been vis iting in Ohio, has returned to his home In Washington. Miss E. G. Parker has been appointed a clerk in the financial office of the pub lic school system. Paul D. Merica has received an ap polntment as an associate physicist In the Bureau of Standards. William B. Clarkson is in New 'York visiting friends for a few days. H. E. Warner has been appointed a teacher in Class 5 of Eastern High School. Franklin W. Lantz, formerly in the redemption division of the Treasury De partment, has been transferred to the auditor's office in the War Department. James R. Nugent. prominently identi fled with the Democratic party In New Jersey and formerly city counsel of New ark. was In the city yesterday on per sonal business at the Capitol. Cornelius B. Garrett, a cotton mer chant of Augusta, Ga.. was at the Na tional Hotel yesterday. Charles F. Griffin, of Goldsboro. N. '.. accompanied by his Grandson. Hugh )aniela, spent a few hours in the city yesterday en route to Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Kinn. of Cleveland. Ohio. are guests at the Winston Hotel. Benjamin Bancher and James Omega. of LIncoln. Nebr.. are stopping at the Winston IHotel, Pennsylvania avenue and First street. Mr. and Mrs. Whitfield. of Wilmington, DeL., are at the Winston Hotel. F. E. Beach, of Bridgeport, Conn., is at the Winston Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Slaughter. of Philadel phia, are stopping at the Winston Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Clocksin, of Summit. N. J., are spending a few days at the Win ston Hotel. Mr. Bendough, of Kaiwasha. N. Y., is at the Winston. William T. Daugherty and Claytor Denver, of this city, left last night for New York. where they will remain the rest of the week. Miss Mandoline Harper, of 27(5 P street northwest, entertained at her home Tues day night. First Battalion Chief James Ketlher, of the fire - department, is still on duty al No. 14 Engine quarters in the absence of Deputy Chief Andrew J. Sullivan. Ieut. J. A. Duvall, of the First police precinct, has been on sick leave the pasi two days. W. J. Sterms. station clerk at the Firsi police precinct, has been called to War renton, Va., to attend the funeral of his mother. WEATHER CONDITIONS. For the District of Columbia and Maryland. fair continued cold Thursday. Friday fair and waner fresh northwest winds. becoming variable Friday. For Virginia. fair Thursday. colder in southeas portion. Friday fair. warmer; fresh northwes winds. becoming variable Friday. A secondary diaturbanes that was over outher Virginia Tuesday night has moved northeastward with greatly increased intensity. and I. centra tonight off the Massachusetts oast. Tbis die turbance, together with the Great lakes diaturbanc tf the last two days, has caused during the las twenty-four hours rains In the South Atlanti States and seneral noe in New 10ngland. th Middle Atlantic State, the ake region and th Obio Valley. Tere were also gales along the Atlantic coast. It is decidedly colder in the Middle Atlanta States, the Lower Labs region, the Ohio Vailes and the South, with temperaturces from 10 to 2 degrees below the aeassoal averase. With the exception of snow in New 11htgland th weather will be fair Thursday east of the Miasissipt lver, with continued low temperatures, but wit a rising tendency in the Upper Lake region an the Ohio Valley. LOCAL TEMPlERATUIEE. M idnight............... e 12 noon................. I la. m..................t I s p. m ................ e 64a. m.............. 43 4p.m............... 8 a.nm..............4 39 4p. m............... 80a. m..............B . 1pm............... Highest. 46; lnwrst, 32 Rlelafive hunmiit y-8 a. at.. 51; 2p. in.. M~ ; I a.. 43. Rainfall is p. iS. to 8 p. U.h. 0.. HouS of samnshine, 5. r'er rest of passible sunshine. 6 Temperature same date last year-Highest. C lowest, 31. TEMPERBATURtES IN OTHER ClTIES. Bghst last Rea today, sight. S p. U. faill Asheville. N. C............3 34 34 5. Atlanta, Ga..............H 3 4 34 . Atlantic City, N. J.......5 3 3 0.: Baltimoe, Md...........0 E 34 0. Boston. Mtass.............. 3 34 0. Buffalo. N. Y............S a 16 e. CThieago, 11l...............34 16 24 0. ('incinnatl. 04io........2 24 23 0. fletmoit. iche............3 22 2 : 0. Indianapolis. lad....... 24 1 22 e. JIacksoilie, Fla....... 2 s 5:i 8. Miami. Fla...............20 '70 66 5. New York. N. Y.......24 4 34 5. Phiadelphia, Pa....... 34 25 C. Pittsbrugh, Pa...........:10 4 2.i 5. St. Louis. Si0.............34 21 34 . Taints, Fla...............5 6 5 56 I IOCAL MENTION. 4 sugar en,. 25e; 4 Wisceasla pes 25c: 2%-lb. cans Karo syrup. 10c; 3 o saxd~nes, 10c: tuna fish. Sc and l1: fa Norway rnekerel, Ic and 10c; 10 i buckwheat. Z5c: t2 lbs. white rneal, 25< 4 lbs. evap. peiaches. 25c; apricots; l2< prunes. 10c and l2%c; 4 Golden Eg 'nsacaroni or spaghetti, 25ic; 4 lbs. fane head rice. 25c: stringless beans. 7, sanerkrsut, 7%c; lirna beans, 7%< black-eyed peas. 4e; 4 RosS' whol wheat biscuits. l5c; best flour. 86.5 abb.: 44 lbe. Old Time flour. The. 41 Foarth Street S. E. and all the J. T. I Pyle. stores. I eSSAS Chapna I. "iKueek-eut," Vii glnia Theater today. , mausme' Veated. We. & G~t 5bei maarts em ses==. dens Pa. Ave: FOR ST. PATRCK'S DAY Poatilcal Mass Opens Celebration, Closing With Grand Ball at National Riles March 17. Elaborate preparations are being niade by the Ancient Order of Hibern tans and the Ladies' Auxiliary, for the observance of the feast of St. Pat rick. On the morning of March 17, a pon tincial mass will be s'ng by Very Reverend James Conlon at 10 o'clock in St. Dominic's Church. e members of the order and auzilia will march in a body to the church. The closing feature of the day's fes tivities will be a ball and entertain ment, which will be held at I o'clock in National Rifles Hall. Three thousand tickets have been distributed. A musical program which will be given will be participated in by the Misses Margaret Gately and Rose Po lio. and Dr. James Dickinson. Maurice Fitzgerald and Ambrose Durkin. State President Patrick T. Moran and an orator of national repute, will be the speaker. The committees in charge of ar rangements are as follows: General, Joseph A. Daly, chairman; entertain ment, Joseph D. Sullivan, chairman; Patrick T. Moran, Joseph Daly, Pat rick J. Haltigan and James T. O'Brien; decorations, Matt. Myers, chairman; Maurice P. Fitzgerald and Thomas F. Cook; tickets. Thomas McGrath. chair man, and M. R. O'Meara; press, Thomas R. J. Cavanaugh. chairman; hall, Daniel M. Stanton, chairman; Joseph A. Daly and M. R. O'Meara; printing, Leo A. Craven, chairman, and James S. Dugan; music, Matt. Myers, chairman; George Malone and Thomas McGrath; reception, Patrick T. Moran, chairman: Patrick J. Haltigan; Pat rick F. Carr, Judge Williams H. De Lacy, Michael E. Buckley. Joseph D. Sullivan, J. Frank O'Meara, James Watson, Thomas F. Kellher, James Myers, Thomas P. O'Dea and Edward LCogan; floor. Joseph A. Daly, chair man; Leo Carr, Frank O'Neil, Thomas F. Keliher, Joseph Donohoe. M. F. Breen, John J. Breen. Thomas A. Lane. Joseph D. Desmond, M. J. Lynch. Mau rice Fitzgerald, Edward Kehoe, John M. Watson. H. P. O'Meara, Leo P. Cun ningham, Thomas Crowell, L. P. O'Dea, Francis Rafterry. Lawrence Feeney and Daniel Hyland. FORTY-CENT GASOLINE BY JUNE IS PROSPECT Wholesale Price Soars to 232 Cents, Boosting Retail Figures to Be tween 24! and 27 Cents. Forty-cent gasoline by June: This 19 the prediction of experts who have made a careful study of the situa tion. Since last week the price per gallon has jumped to 23 1-2 cents whole sale, which means that the motorist is paying anywhere from 24 1-2 to 27 cents. Thousands of automobilists and motor boat owners welcomed the announcement yesterday that the House Rules Com mittee probably will grant a hearing on the Dowell resolution for a comprehensive investigation into the reasons for the aerial flight of gasoline prices. Students of mineral production explain the situation in two words. "supply and demand." They point out that while the consumption of gasoline has increased eteadily in the last twelve months, the oil wells of this country have lagged in production. FUNERALS. Funeral services for Thomas Jefferson Lasier, veteran employe of the Navy De partment, who died on Tuesday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at his late residence, 1427 Girard street northwest The funeral of Miss Alice Henkel, an assistant in the Bureau of Animal In' dustry, of the Department of Agricul ture, who died yesterday, will .be held tomorrow afternoon from her late rest. dence. 6B7 Connecticut avenue, Chevy Chase. 3dk. Funeral services for Henry A. Allen, for forty years a watchman in the Treasury Department, who died Monday, will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of his daughter, Mrs Elrnar E. Waters, 2210 Flagler place northwest Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery. Daniel Finegan. who died on Tuesday at Emergency Hospital, will be buried this morning In Mt. Olivet Cemetery Services will be held at 8:30 o'clock at Hindle's chapel, and mass will be cele brated at 9 o'clock at St. Patrick's. Funeral services for Miss Harriet New, ell Hobbs, 77, who died on Tuesday, will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at bet late residence, the Parkwood. E. J. Ward Will Speak The regular monthly meeting of the Home and School Association of the Eastern High School will be held to morrow evening at 8 o'clock in the High School Building. Edward J Ward, of the Bureau of Education will speak on "The Development of the Movement for the Wider Use of the School Plant." CONSIDERABLE [EITEMENT CAUSED AT 428 NINTHl STREEl Eager Crowds Throng Ninth Stree Store in Sensational Trouser Sale. 5,000 pairs of trousers. comprisini every style and material. whiche wer put on sale by Friedlander Bros.. 42 SNinth street ntorthwest, at extremnel: a low prices, are providing a source o s wonderful bargains for the thrift: 5 huyers who are taking advantage o a an opportunity to get the biggest se lection of trousers ever offered 1 Washington at rock bottom prices. This sale is proving especially help ful to men who have odd coats whici they Want to match, as practicall every style and fabric is included I the English and conservative model in plaids, stripes, mixtures and plat colors of eashmneres, worsteds, serge and cheviot. The .sale includes four lots. whic for the convenience of customers I graded as follows: r 6 pairs that sold up to $3.00. noi 11.85; 57 pairs that sold up to 34.1 now 82.15; 641 paIrs' that sold upt 85,65. now 32.'7; and 963 pairs the Ssold up to $7.00, now $3.35. I As the above heading would indicati - the trousers are going with astonisll ing rapidity, and the wise man wi make, it a point to get In early whil three things in mind: Make haste-t ,Frielander's-428 Ninth street nortl A epias esant et eMdhlhAls tides shown at the Corcoran Getsuy 1f Art under the auspices Of the Anmerin Federation of Art. The exhibit will continue for about three weeks. An address will be delivered at Con gressional Union headquarters in the Cameron HOuse tonigbt by Miss Ma' garet iley, who I. $atereetb 1a the organization here of a ulion of pdb lie school tegohers. The Georgia sedlety of the Distet will hold its annual banquet at' the Raleigh on the night of April }. More than 400 Georgians are expected to attend. Senator J. Hatailton Lewis probably will be the principal speaker. The Child Welfare AmedmatM ef Anacostia will be addressed this after noon at 3:15 o'clock in the Ketchum School by Miss E. G. FoR, head of the visiting Nurses' Society. . "easme Praetietl Uses of the Comnau nity Forum" wfll be the subject of an address by Commissioner Oliver P. Newman at a meeting of the Grover Cleveland School Community Forum at Public Library on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Dr. Philander P. Clan ton, United States Commissioner of Education, will speak on "'he Com munity Forum and the Great New Meaning of Education." The Misseeri seetety of Wshiagten will be addressed at Bauscher's on Saturday night at t o'clock by Repre sentative Walter L. Hensley. A musi cal and literary program also will be given. Odesa of the High seheel Cadet Corps will be presented with commis sions at a meeting this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Central High School. Capt. 8. J. B. Schindel, of the Army War College, will speak. Teamy represetiag Georgetown University and the University of Pitts burgh will clash tonight over the question, "Resolved, That An Inter national Police Force Should Be Established to Enforce International Treaties and Agreements and Pre serve Order Throughout the World." The Pittsburgh team will debate George Washington University tomor row night at Public Library. The Breeklad Citlseas* Asseedate will meet tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in Masonic Hall, Brookland. Argo Ledge of the Order Of atnal B'rith will give its annual dinner on the night of March 28 at the Metro politan Hotel. Walter N. Hemaley will be the pria cipal speaker at the meeting of the Missouri Society to be held on Satur day evening at 8 o'clock at Rauscher's. A musical and literary program will be rendered. A musieal and lecture will be given at the l'etworth hi. 1. Church tonight by the Takona Park and Princeton Chapters of the Y .W. C. A. Mr. and Mrs. George Flnckle and the Misses Constance and Frances Finckle will give the musical program and Mrs. Gertrude Stevens Ayers will lecture upon "Shakespeare's Motherless He roines." SING OLD-TIME MELODIES. Fiak Ui'verty Ntedeuta Heard ln Plantation Numbers. The South of the days before the ci' it war, were visualized last night at the First Congregational Church by the Fisk Jubilen Singers, under the auspices of the W'oman's Missionary Society. The singers are students of Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn. In the melodious tones of the planta tion campfire meetings, the quintet sang "My Old Kentucky Home," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Steal Away.' "Roll. Jordan. Roll," "I Want to Be Ready." and selections from the poems of Paul Lawrence Dunbar, the negro poet. The concert was given for the benefit of the university, which is one of the leading schools in the South for the edu cation of colored youths. 1.00 Per Full Quart S3.50 Per Gallon . ' IT IS Elk Grove Butter thai t is~ serv~ed at thou sands or tables day in and day ouit throughout the year. joy It. At All Grocers'. Golden & Co. 922-928 Ia. Ave. Wholesalers Only. r~ LOANS J HORNING Jl kKLEK. va. i5Uinas dn 5f 05@Wa sndi. tL.s.ff. stm.. :n iaaes a s, = 'EATER TRIP ro, tit t'oint co..fort. Norfolk. itwhrs..t Nare'al Bridge. i.srai s ri SC revet si al eesa t rite for aeberdut. DELTA TOURS 6TAT..,T OF THE CONDITION OF THE John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company Of Boston, Massachusetts On the lat day of Decembe, 1916, a required under the Dlistrct of Co Clunia Code, amended June. wraI ,, and An nt it. 16. G AR D ....................... O CE in bEE .. ................... 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TO lIi EMILY WEELEE BAS F TIR "Osm-i ASHIITON STRANGE CASE Mau S TODAY OF MARY PAGE flOe 2-i SISSE AEBUCKLE in "FIN'S FATE" 4 ST1R AND AAS E LT S the' New 'x (Princpe "Them opore adnt" 1S:a lien Po;ints Let Gas onsumption. rte uslNew orPn cip8284 "T n nhr WAHIGONGS IHT CO.