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Sessions of Women Dele
gates Will Hear Notable
How beet to be of aervice to women
war workers now in Washington Is to
be one of the subjects taken up by
the National War Work Council of
the Young Women's Christian Asso
ciation, at a meeting to be held In the
National Capital Tuesday. Women of
? national prominence, including the
wives of three members of tha Cabi
net, and wives of several other high
government officials are expected to
X morning and an afternoon session
to be held, both being scheduled
for the Elizabeth Somers branch of
the Washington T. W. C. JL, Eleventh
and M streets northwest. It la more
than likely that tne question of n_w
quarters for the Y. W. C. A. in
Washington will be discussed.
?*?*?!??* Problem? Fea tv re.
It is believed likely to be brought
up. under discussions expected to fol
low an address which Mrs. John D.
Rockefeller, jr.. chairman of the
louncil's committee on housing, ts to
make on "The General Policy of the
Housing Committee," and an address
by Miss Florence M. Brown, ?encrai
secretary of the Washington Y. W.
C ?., on "What Washington Has
Had to Face?The Association's
The program, aa tentatively ar
ranged, follows:
Morning session: Preliminaries, de
votions, treasurer's report and report
of general work; "Present Conditions
In Industrial Centers," discussed by
I Ali.-?.-* Florence Stmms, authority on
industrial conditions, and Miss fc_rn
* stiiitjt Friedman, special worker for
the war council, and discussion of
housing by Mrs- Rockefeller and Miss
Mary ?Sims.
Afternon session: Address by
Miss Brown: "Work Among Color
ed Women," by Miss Eva D.
Bowles: "Statement of Educational
Progress on Social Morality Being
Put Forth by the Government?the
Asocial ion's Contribution." Dr.
Katherine ?. Davis; discussion of
"How Shall We Educate the Pub
lic?' by Mr*. William A. Brown and
Miss Estelle Paddock.
I *t .-f Kepreweutatlvea.
Representatives from all parts of
the United States have signified
their intention of being present.
The local representatives will In- ?
dude Mrs. Robert Lansing, wife of
the Secretary of State; Mrs. New-j
ton B?>er, wife of the Secretary of,
War; Mrs. Josephus Danieis, wife ?
of the Secretary of Navy; Mrs. ?
Charles W. Richardson. Mrs. Will
iam Hamilton Bayly, president of
th?* Washington Y. W. C. ?., and
Miss Florence M. Brown, general
?secretary of the Washington asso- ,
? iation. The presiding officer
to be Mrs. John French, of New
York City.
Officers of the Washington Asso
< ?ation are to entertain the out-of
town delegates and guests. Mr.*?.
"Daniel?* has arranged to take to
<.l'antico. Va., all of those who can
remain over Wednesday. The trip
to Quantico will be made to see
the "hostess house." which has been
established" near the Marine camp
near that point.
Wanted Immediately- by War De
partment for Munitions Plant.
The War Department is in urgen;
need of _.?? statisticians. Ki? her
men or women are wanted im
mediately for these positions ?it
sa la ri is rane ing from |l.l"ft to
5I.-.?I? a year. There are a few po
sitions at fl.srto a year.
Tl?*? Civil Service Commission will
receive applications until further
noti?: e. There are til ? re groups of
statistician.-, desired. The first re
?iiiii *?.?* a common school education
and familiarity with all the opera
tions of plans cngaced in the manu?*
faci urea of small ai ins, small ma?
? bin*- parts, etc., and applicants
must have not less than t\\ o years
ul practical experience as a cost
Group two require?* the same ex
perience. The du tic*? will be to
rlaasify the various kinds of labor
employed by the manufacturers of ?
ari il lei y ammunition.
Croup three requires graduation
from a. college or university of ;
lecounized standing and at least
?ne >ear of experience in statistical |
\work of a high grade. The duties
\rtf this group will consist of the j
tabulation of statistics as they per- j
[ain to the control of raw material
ind finished ordnance equipment.
^Applications will not be accepted
ftpm employes of the government or
ot *firms or corporations engaged in
-arTving out contracts for the gov
Woodw-rd and Lothrop's Employes
S??*ell Ambulance Fund.
Pro?. Ir. Hammer yesterday re
peated hi- concert of the day before
In the au,-litorium of Woodward *
_nthrop'e t tore for the purpose of
addine t? ' ?** fund beintr, raised by
the J. C. I* ? of the Patriotic Lea-rue
for the purefmse of an ambulance for
the Ked CrlMs.
The emploies of Woodward & T.oth
rop'a are planning; to donate an am
bulance costtitj R.00O to the Red Pro??
and by the two concerts of Friday
and yesterday realized a large addi
tion to the amount already in hand.
Miss Gertrude Schwannelke, a pupil
of Prof. Hammer, also gave an hour
of classical ?elections. Including
Beethoven's Sonata. F Major. No. 5
al both of the concerts.
In April th? Y. M. C. A. Dra
matic Player? made twelve ap
1 pearance?, all but four of them in
trainine camps in the vicinity of
Washington. A t least twenty pre
sentations will be made in May.
Player? now in the organization
are Misa Kttelle Allen. Mlas Helen
Arnold. ' Mise Dial Tillman. Mis?I
re-eiy Coawtjr, Charles B. Shutter
Ijr, Kennedy Meek. Joseph Leehy.
Art?? r W. Nelson. W. W. Vaua-lit.
'Rolan<t Williamson. Robert W. Ball.
the Mi?ses Studds. Ba?-???, ?re
veling-. Davi? aad Bladen.
&. Kann ?utwf ? fflfl.
?netta au?? coti?***?.
.tra ??
??a? 5,19JS
?a* Potatoti
The OU Crop Firtt
?. Kann ?ons & C?o?
??? ?t.,
Store Hours: 9:15 A. M.
to 6:00 P. M.
In a Sensational Sale Monday
?Ju?t -?/hen you feel that
your early spring hat
needs replacing with a
new one we have this spe
cial sale which will enable
you to secure a splendid
value, either in an un
trimmed hat or in a ready
to-wear tailor.
The Untrimmed Shapes Trimmed Free of Charge if Your
Trimmings Are Also Purchased in Our Millinery Store
The untrimmed shapes are in black'
only, of liser? and Milan hemps, in large,
small and medium styles, and in mush
room and straight-brim effects. Values
to $4.00.
Choice of the Lot ? J1*. 8*a?r$ are of new rougl1 Ilraw?
j with simple band and bow finish, in black,
??t? t ??? purple, brown, navy and sand.
f 1 .0lit/ The black sailors have white facings.
[A special value at tomorrow's price.
-Si-co??! il??r.
Dress Goods of the Momenti:
at "Unadvanced" Prices
?Cream-colored dress goods and mohairs.
?Kinds that are welcomed not only for their style and good look?, bat durability
as well. Prices no higher than last year.
Zream goods, for instance, will make up very stunningly into sport suits or dresses for
It can be easily cleaned when soiled, and then if one desires another color, is easily dyed, making
it one of the most economical of materials for a war-time costume.
?54-inch all-wool cream storm
serge, a yard.
?44-inch all-wool cream serge
suiting, a yard.
?42-inch all-wool cream French
serge, a yard........^........^
?42-inch cream corded and seif
striped mohair, a yard.
?PRIESTLEY'S -46-inch Mohair Brilliantine. in blue and white and black and # 1 >TP
white striped effects; also in plaid patterns. A yard. ?vl ? f D
?50-inch Black Mohair Sicilian, a yard, 75c. K.
-Street Fis??,
The Linen Store
Offers These Good
?89c Mercerized Table Dam
ask, a yard.-._
2 yards Avide and extra heavy.
?$1 19 Mercerized Table Dam- QA
ask. a yard.?FWC
2 yards wide; 7 choice patterns.
?$1.50 Imported Mercerized i?| OC
Damask, a yard. ?t????????
2 yards wide; extra fine and heavy.
?75c Value Fancy Colored ?A?.
Turkish Towels .JVC
In stripes, plaids and monogram bor
?$9.50 Linen Cases,
pair .
Madeira hand-embroidered and scal
loped; size 4;x36-in.; 3 choice patterns.
?$3.98 Value All-linen Dam- tjo AO
ask Luncheon Cloths. arCaOO
Hemstitched; size 36x36;
?$2.75 Value Mercerized
Napkins, per dozen.
jo-in. square; all-around
sturdv wearing quality.
?$6.50 Value All-linen Nap
kins, per dozen.
jo-in.; choice of neat patterns.
?$9 50 Value All-linen Nap- ?tO O?
kins, per dozen. ???.???)
22-\n ; extra fine and weighty.
?69c All-white Turkish - A*\i.
Towels .tataZ
Double pile and extra heavy.
?35c Value Hemstitched Huck OP
Towels .?OC
Com spot border; all cotton; splen
did value.
Kama'??Street Floor.
2 pretty
-"?ia if
But not necessarily high priced, as they will
be found in our full lines
At $25, $29.75, $35, $39.75
?^??-v Jsp,
?These are dresses for street wear,
also style* that are suitable for
afternoon, and many that will be
appropriate for eveninf wear to
informal affairs.
?Sizes for misses from 14 to 20
- years, and for women from 36 to
46 bust measure.
?Materials are Georgette crepes,
foulards, crepe de chines, crepe
meteors, wool jerseys, serges and
?Georgette crepe models, in many
instances, are beautifully beaded;
made -with the new flowing sleeves
and girdles of contrasting colors.
A great many have the new flow
ing tunic.
?Satins are in many styles especially desirable for the youthful
figure?have white satin collar and cuffs.
?Crepe de chines have the new full tunic and the narrow skirt,
fitting rather closely at the hem; also a number of styles suitable
to the stout figure.
?Serges in a variety of smart tailored styles. Jersey cloths are
also-in plain straight-line and sport styles.
?The new colors are Canard blue, beige, sea green, turquoise,
taupe, rose, flesh and white. Also combinations, in polka dot and
striped designs. Plenty in black and navy, also.
Kaww'a? Sreom? Floor.
Summer White
To Buy Now
?All the fine weaves told of below?
all of which you will need for cool
dresses, waists and underwear. Prices
for Monday are very special.
?13 7S valu?. Fin? English I/.d-i lutti:
li-yard piece?; 36 inch?* wide;
? piece .
?11.25 value, English l.ong. loth.
Una-; 12-yard piece? ; 36 trachea
?vide .
?S3.5?I value, Jap&neate Kalnionk.
mercerized: fine quality: 36
incite? wide; lu-yard piece?.
?$4.25 value. Japan??? Xain?..i>k_
tin. ; ir inchea wide; lu-yard
?ilk finished; a piece .
?J5.00 value. Se? Island Nains .??!,. Su
perior quality; 40 Inches ?vide; ** or
piece?; silk finished; a piece.?"5-W...CQ
?IS.TS value, English ?f.tti??o?r. Kaicel
tf-nt quality; 36 inches wide; v . a ?
10-yard piecea; a piece.?. 90.1U
?50c value, Marccri-fed Batiste. Splendid
quality; 45 lnchea wide; limited
quantity: a yard.?-??Ay
?5"*c value. Pre?? Voile, i'ombed yi
45 inches wide, snd cusp finished;
a yard.
?-??c value. Mercerized Poplin. Fine qual
ity; 36 inches wide; only 20 piece?
to ?ell; per yard .
?5Sc value. Gabardine IS Inch?? wide;
excellent quality; one day only;
per yard _.
?SS?- value. Venetian Wash S?tln. 1
quslity; 3? Inches wid?; very por*u.
lar for skirts: per yerd .
?IS?? value. Unen Flniah Pert-ale. 14
inehe? ?ride: (food quality; 1 Qf*
per yard
K??w????treet riwwr.
A Greater Sensation than the Circus Parade
35c GINGHAM oKft i?ly A YD. 28c
?With the big dem.ind for ginghams, which are among the most popular wash fabrics of the hour, this
opportunity to buy this splendid quality American made gingham, in a wonderful range of plaid, checked.
striped effects, and plain colors to match, is really sensational. Material is 32 inches wide.
?Remember, the price is for Monday only. DON'T MISS IT.
different qualities; beautiful mercer
ized finish. Camisoles and other sum
mer undergarments arc being fash
ioned largely of this soft and beauti
ful wash material. Here in pink,
and flesh color?the two most want
ed shades.
A yard?30c, ,38c and 60c
navy blue, dark brown, Copenhagen
blue, gray and green ground colors,
with design in white or other color.
Majority are white figures, however,
in small or large ring, polka-dot and
conventional effects.
Monday a yard??$1.00.
Kann'.?Hariinin Table?Street Fiatar.
?FIGURED VOILES, a special lot,
in light, medium and dark grounds,
in attractive plaid patterns, small
figure effects. The majority of these
designs are so small and intricate
that they almost cover the ground
Choice, yard?50c
A New Lot of Tub Silk Blouses
?Very serviceable styles. These are chiefly in bisque -?vitTi satin
stripes, colored stripes on white grounds, and white china silks in
tailored models.
All Sizes to Select from, at $2.50
our special purchase again tomorrow at.*V * - ??TO
With the addition of several new models that were delayed in
shipment and did not arrive with the first lot. Among them are new
round-neck styles, with novelty double collars. Others have square
sailor collar with tabs at each corner, which are finished at tip with
little bead balls. Most of these blouses are beautifully beaded and
-All sizes in the lot.
kann???tefotaal FI???.
Fichu Day Monday
?Fichus, which promise to be
one of the big favorites in neck
wear, are here in so many dif
ferent styles and such a range
of prices it is impossible to give
?Nets, Georgette Crepes. Chif
fons and Laces are the ma
?As to styles, Martha Wash
ington and other ladies of Co
lonial days, might find counter
parts here of their own dainty
?Some in ecru color, some in
Priced from 50c to $3.50
?Made of soft net, trimmed with Oriental lace;
others of the plain Brussels net. Monday
at .
Kann*??Street Kleor.
Imported Georgette
Crepe Edgings
Difficult to get, but we have a sup
ply of very beautiful designs.
?Women are very eager to secure these beautiful
trimmings for vests, collars, cuffs and other little
?There are solid color embroidery designs on white
grounds and designs in a combination of colors. The
designs and the work are so delicate and harmonious
that they make a charming addition to almost any
dress, whether it is of fine voile or Georgette crepe,
crepe de chine or silk.
?Priced, a yard, from?
75c to $1.79
-Street Floor.
Soon be Time for White
Veils and Veiling
?In fact, it is time now to be purchasing what
you want, because it is likely to turn warm
enough any day to wear white hats and white
?The New White Veilings are in a good variety of
attractive designs, such as border, scroll and all-over
effects, on plain and fancy meshes. ?*| OP
Priced, a yard, from 50c to.??1????0
?Flowing Veils, in white, in afferent designs; large
scroll effects, etc., many Shetland finish, in the circular
effect, also in regulation style; l'a ttl QO
yards long. A veil from 59c to.F1 ? *7?
Kan's?Street Floor.
Brown Wolf Scarfs
Are a Favorite in
Summer Furs
?Shown here now in a wide
variety of the newest shapes in
the popular Lucille Brown
?Each one made of selected
skins in animal effects, curved
to fit the neck. Beautifully
lined with crepe meteor and
finished all around with bias
fold. Special value at
$29.75 $39.75
Kaaa's " See???! Floor.
Get That Supply of Sheets
?from this special lot of extra-heavy linen-finish sheets
in double-bed size. It's a lucky purchase that we give
you the benefit of. Every sheet perfect; made from regular
sheeting in one-piece (no seams). Choice of three dif
ferent lengths?
?Pillow Cava??, 4.x36-in..
good quality round thread
tubing;, made the straight way
of the cotton and will not
?plit in waehinr. They are
free from filling and will
?tive excellent wear. AttJ.
K???*??street Floor.
$1.5(1 inches.
?Crochet Red Spreads, 75x88
in., double bed size; plain hem.
good quality in two good de
s-irrns and will wear well.
This ?prcad 1? very acaree
and should ?ell for more
money. Becau??* wc have a
lot on band we ?hall
offer them for.......
300 Safety Beds for the Babies
Regularly $6.00, Monday at $3.95
Hardwood frame, enameled; ?All ?re 32 inches long. 20
has rubbertired wheel's, and the mchtt wkle ??? 28 ?-*?? high,
bottom, all four sides and the
top are covered with fine-mash
galvanized wire cloth.
Kaaa's?Fourth Floor.
?Your baby will be healthier
and happier if you get one
of these Baby Comfort, Jr.,
Beds for the little one.
?This screen makes of the crib
a perfectly protected bed,, into
which insects cannot fly or
crawl; protects the child from
cats, dogs, birds or anything
that might fall upon the little
one when outdoors in the fresh,
invigorating air.
Blankets and Comforts
?Part Wool Blankets, made from best quality materials;
soft close nap; white and gray, with pink and
blue borders; double-bed size. A pair.
?Part Wool Blankets?plaid
de?igns. pink, blue, tan and
gray coloring??made from
best quality wool with a cot
Ion warp that add? ?trength:
double-tied else,
TiixSO. A pair.
?Woolnap Blanket? ? white
? nd gray with pink and blue
border??alto plaid? in all
colors. The??- blanket? have
a wool-like llnich; ???? for
?Sateen Covered Comfort?-?
floral designs in Rood color??*.
finished with plain sateen bor
der?; Rood weicht and size
72x80?fltled with be?t whit?
72x80?filled with best ??? CA
white cotton. Each.. ***-****
?1-arahV Wool Filled Com
forts?French satren covers?
floral and Orient?t desle-n*:
Rood colors; finished with
plain sateen bord?is; 1J7 ??
?Ue 72x?0. Each.#4-^W
K11*?? Street ????.

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