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BIGHT SCHOOLS WILL CONTINUE [President of School Board Accepts Teachers* Offer To Continue Work. PAY $1 PER MONTH Believe Deficiency Bill Be fore Congress Will Make Up Loss in Salary. Suspension of public night schools tomorrow will he averted, due to Superintendent of Schools Thurston accepting the offer of 300 teachers aad other employ?s to serve at nom inal salaries of II per month. The night schools will continue until ?"onj;ress appropriates $56,000 '? meet the deficiency. Pervia*!?? ?.Ure. When it was learned that the teachers and janitors were willing ? work without pay In order to avoid closing the schools, permis sion was given by President Van Schaick. Jr.. of the board of educa t ion, to accept the offer with the provision that a nominal wage would be paid to avoid conflict with Federal statutes. If there is not sufficient funds to pay even a nominal wage, which ?would amount to about $500 a nonth. existing laws will be vio lated. It was pointed out last night. Th. r?? is a law which prohibits gov ernment officers from accepting free servit es of employes. EM?*.. Tloirr restrict Auditor Daniel J. D<mo vnn declared last night that there ?hould he enough money left from school appropriations to pay the vol inteers until the deficiency bill be fore Congres? is passed. This law. with the so-called anti deficiency act which prohibits over expenditures of appropriations, prompted the District Commission era to announce Friday that night schools would have to close tomor row night. ThinL* Teacher*. I'r. Van Schaick issued a state ment last night accepting the of fer of the teachers and school *m plovps and expressing appreciation of tlU'ir self-sacrifice. It is not thought by officials that these employe? will lose their regu lar salaries. It was pointed out by I>amcl K. Carges, secretary to the hoard of commissioners, that the present offer ha.?? been paralleled in the past on one or two occasions, but in different departments of the Dis trict government. In these cases, he indicated, appropriations were in cluded in the deficiary bills provid ing for extra compensation. Tailor Trade Schools I Seek Boys as Students li ^V Methods of relieving the present ^F rious shortage of tailors were discussed at th?- annual dinner of the Washington Merchant Tailors' Designers Friday night at the New Kbbitt HotH- The proposed plan to establish trade schools for tailors was v-ndorsed. ? committee con sisting of P. .1. Foley. C K. Light f"ot and K. J. Heiberger was ap pointed to further the trade school plan and conduct a publicity cam paign to induce boys to enter the tailoring husiness. C. K. P.loom ?tuist. the president. spoke on spring styles and the sectional shop system. Rescue? Two, Gets $25. Miss Merle Hollis. of the High S.hool Life Saving Corps. Chicago. has been awarded the second life saving prize of $25 by the Ameri can Red Cross. June 17. 1919. Miss Hollis rescued Sadie West rod from drowning. She also rescued a 7 year-oVd boy from drowning in Spring 1-akr. Mich., August 13. G?RLS? GIRLS! PmrilyajidPer?bM Your Skin With CUMA TALCUM The moat fascinatingly fragrant and healthful of all powder per' fumes. Antiseptic prophylactic, deodorizing, fragrant and refresh mg. it is an ideal face, akin, baby and dusting powder. Convenient and economical, it takes the place of other perfumes for the person. A few grams ?efficient. One of the? indispensable Cirbcura. Toi let Trio for keeping the skin clear, sweet and healthy. Soap. Otataieot sad T?lon?12Se everr-h?_ -?mils each fie? by mail. Addrse? post -card FLEE WITHOUT CASH AFTER BLOWING SAFE! I _ ' 1 ? dannar attempt to rob the safe or the printing firm of C. A. Dre wood. at fit Thirteenth street, failed yesterday morning. After the safe had been shattered by an .explosion of nitroglycerine the yeggmcn became frightened and fled. W. ' H. Dunn, manager, told the police that nearly 13.000 In lib erty bonds and cash In the safe I were left Intact. 1 Night Inspector Edward Weedon land Detective Sergeants Bradley ;and Erabrey yesterday gave the opinion that the "Job" was the work of experts. Two neatly ! drilled holes In the front door of ?the safe, together with soap, which was used to hold the explosive In place, and ?towel? which were used ! to deaden the noise of the explo- j sion. indicated the yeggs knew their business. ! The work was done so quietly ?that a man next door to the store who was sitting up with a danger ously ill patient failed to hear the ? report of the explosion. Police be ! lleve that the ringln? of a time ?clock frightened off the Intruders ?who thought that it was a burglar 'alarm. MERGER UP TO TRADELEADERS ? Board Subcommittee to Prepare Find Trolley Report. Members of the rubili* rtilitlea ?Committee of the Washington Hoard of Trade will meet Tuesday night to complet*? a report on the local street railway situation for presentation i to the** board Wednesday night at I the Willard Hotel. The committee ha* been invest i - 1 fiatine the whole railway problem. directing special attention to the merger project now under considcra - lion by i'ongress. Reports will also be -submitted ? Wednesday night by the committee j on bridges. industrlaJ Interests, and ; public order, and recommendations ! will be made. OdelI ft, Smith, chairman of the ? pub.ic order committee, will present ? ksj report recommending drastic ? changes in traffic laws. It Is expected that this traffic re ?port will precipitate lively discus sion as a number of interests are involved. Ceorge W. Offutt. jr.. chairman of 'the committee on bridges, will pre i sent his annual report and also a r special report favoring the substitu tion of a modern bridge for the old >'haln Bridge abpve Georgetown. Proposition? Improving facilities for promotion of industrial Interests Ila aiie District will be Included in ? ? report l>y Chairman Isaac i?ans of ithe industrial interests committee.. FOLDERS SENT OUT IN HEALTH CRUSADE Fifty thousand health crusade folders have been distributed in the District public schools preliminary to the beginning of a second "Modern 11* alh Crusade." School authorities are cooperating with the District Tuberculosis As sociation and the Junior Red Cross in the crusade. Physiology and hygiene classes in the schools will be taught fundamentals of healh building. Krnest la. Thurston, superintend ent of schools, bas appointed Miss Flora L.. II end ley. chairman of a special committee to conduct the work. Other members of the com mittee are: Miss Anna M Goding, 11 M. Johnson. A. T. Stuart and Dr. W. S. Armstrong. least year the District made a na tional record by enrolling 26,000 children in the crusade. Fifty thousand is the goal for 1920. Census Supervisor Named Municipal Court Judge - Appointment of Robert E. Mat ti ngly to succeed Judge Milton Strasburger. resigned, on thte Mu nicipal Court bench, was confirmed ; by the Senate yesterday. Judge Mattingly, as director of the recent 'District census taking. landed j Washington second among the ?large cities of the country to com plete their returns. Judge Mattingly la a native Washingtonian. He is 50 years old. When II years old Judge Matting ly's left hand was blown off but undeterred he studied stenography, became a stenographer in the Bu reau of Pensions in 1887, studied law at Georgetown t'r'versity and eventually embarked o*n a success ful law career. He has been prominently identi fied with District Democratic poli I tics for many years. McAdoo's Name on Ticket For Georgia Primaries - Milledgrvillc. t?a.. Fob. 14.?Will iam G. McAdoo?willingly or un willingly?will be a Democratic Presidential candidate In Georgia. This was assured today with the announcement that more than 130 citizens of McAdoo's boyhood home town had signed a petition to put his name on the Georgia ticket. The petition was circulated by K. K. Bell, stetson Sanford find other boyhood friends or McAdoo. Under a recent ruling of the Dem ocratic State Kxecutive committee a petition signed by 100 voters is necessary to place the name of a Presidential candidate before the people of Georgia at the Demo ' cratic preferential primary on April . 20, where the candidate has not filed a formal notice of his candidacy. Conduct Dietetic Class?. In the interests of health and proper selection of food, the District Chapter | of the American Rod Cross will hold classes, beginning Februar)' Ie- every Monday. Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m.. 4:45 and 7 p.m. Red Cross | certificates for dietetics will be given each student on completion of the [ course. Alle?ed Gun Toter Gett Jury Trial Three policemen?C. P. Cox. J. U Giles and U. Riley?appeared In Police Court yesterday as complainants .againat Donald W. Fuller, charged with carrying a pistol. The case has been pending since January 31. Fuller demanded a jury trial and the case went over. P?t?tioDs to Have Naaae Changed. The District Supreme Court was pe titioned yesterday by William Conrad John Sennes. SU years old. who wants his name changed to William John Sperle. The petition was filed by his friend. John Snerle. with whom he has made his home. Toe petltiofaer la an & Sfarai Sotte (?a??G???? THE BUSY CORNER PENN. AVENUE AT 8TH STftEET Open 9:15 A. M. February15, 1120 Weather?Al way t Good < at date ? P. 1 ?k ?K**^ &a?^ (Him***? Riamai 901x6 vinmipaug THE BUSY CORNER PEKN. AVENUE AT ? TM STREET Puffed Hips, Harem Skirts and Otiier New Features in Spring' Dresses at Ws ?So many materials to ?elect from, too. at this pnce, makes the variety almost unlimited. Tc.ffetae, Tricotines, Georgette Crepes Crepe Meteors, Crepe de Chines, Satine ?The basque style 'seems to be quite a favorite, particularly ih the youth ful models, one of these new models is trimmed with novel braided folds ^^p^ of self material and has puffs at the hips, and the short sleeves are finish ed with puffs. ?Another is shown in a surplice model, has short sleeves, and puffed hips, this has the harem skirt, with elastic to hold it in about the feet. Still another attractive model is trimmed with little loops of two-toned ribbon, has elbow sleeves, square neck and draped tunic. ?There are handsomely beaded G;orgette costumes, with straight line effects in black or self colored beads, and a touch of contrasting color in a little floral fruit motif of beads. ?In the plain tailored effects are chic tricotine dresses, made with the distended hip, and small vest of menette silk. ?The colors are canard blue, brown, taupe, navy, and black. ?Good variety of sizes to select from. Some styles up to 46 bust measure. _?. =?\ <r -Si-i-nn?l t l.."f Especially Fashionable For Spring Are the New Fur Chokers I ?And we are glad to announce an especially attractive lot jutt received. * ?They are the close-fitting kind that fasten with rlamp*. chains and snaps. Each one is beautifully finished and highly desirable. ?Mink Chokers in dark, natural color skint at $18.00, $22.50, $25.00 ?Mink Choker?, two skin scarf style, priced upward from $38.00 ?Stone Marten Chokers made from single skint at $55.00, S59.50, $65.00 ?Sable Chokers made from Hudson Bay skins at $75.00, $85.00, $100.00 kinV-Vr??? llHT LatCo This Spring's Trimmings ?The very fact that the foreign lace makers have been unable to work at their looms durin? the war makes the world more anxious to have these beautiful productions, it being the way of human nature to want what is difficult to obtain. ?There are new wash laces arriving, handsome Calais and Nottingham Valenciennes and Point de Taris effects ?>fw Val Lare*, dia? mond. anil round meshes ?Rea?! I men. ?.all?"?*. inverilo*-?. ? ?p.?????? l'oint? and l-.dsea ? rom 1% t? ? lache?, and many ?G them* will be fou.id In tnafcrhed set?, making it l>o**t*tl>le to trim a vihoto ?et al m Ik or cotton iinderirarmentM alike. But their ti se Is not solely confined to lingerie*, aa they are much In de mand for trinuiiinu whhIi frocks, and children'.? garmentM as well as the much In demand cotton net waist*. Price? range, a yard, from ? 19c to 69c ? very complete assort ment. In white, and the real lace shade; inser tions. Ijeadin^s. and bead ing edge?. Bald by the yard or the pieci The price of a I--yard piece ranges from? $1.25 to $4.50 -"Uom Kb..** Lacea, wash lace?. In white and cream, in very clever imitations of e-luny. duchess, point de Paris, .?latte vai. ami shadow laces. These aleo are in edges, inser tions, bead inga, beading edges, and galloons. Worth very much more a y arti, but specially priced In fili? sale, at, a >ard - 15c and 20c ??l.iirr Kiore?St ree t, Fitter The Loveliest of ?GALATEA CLOTH, in ttripet and plain colors. A material that it especially desirable for making girls' middy bleutet, suits and school dresses, the striped material being very effectively trimmed with tbe plain colon or the reverse. A yard.... 58c $1.25 ?BEST AMERICAN-MADE GINGHAMS. 32 inches wide. Quality, design and color com binations that have placed American pro ducers in keen competition with *7C foreign manufacturers. A yard. ... I ut ?IMPORTED GINGHAMS, which are beau tiful in closeness of weave and fineness of finish, there is no denying. These are shown in a bewildering variety of stripes, checks, plaids and plain colors to match. A yard. ?SERPENTINE CREPES, 30 inches wide; in pink, blue and lavender grounds, with dainty designs; suitable for kimo- ("? nos and dressing sacques. A yard. . wUL ?45-inch EPONGE SKIRTING, which, for a wash fabric, has a most wonderfully simu lated wool-like appearance. It might be mis taken for velour at a little distance. Espe cially desirable for sport skirts and suits. A yard. ?36-inch LIGHT PERCALES, all fast col ors, in stripes, checks and figured designs, in at least one hundred different designs; suitable for bungalow aprons, house dresses, etc. A yard. ?MERCERIZED POPLINS, 27 inches wide, in all the staple colors and black; a material desirable for making spring suits, one-piece dresses, etc. A yard. . ?SILK AND COTTON POPLINS, in a good assortment of colors, for making light-weight suits, etc. An extra good value at, a yard..'. ?32-inch DRESS GINGHAMS, all guaran teed fast colors, in stripes, checks and plain colors. New patterns and new F ft color combinations. A yard. DUC ?KIDDIE KLOTH, 32 inches wide! one of the best known and most desirable of cotton fabrics for the little folks' wear; for romp ers, little dresses, ( aprons, etc. ; in stripes, checks and plain colors. ? pA Ay.rd.5UC $2.50 fast col designs, designs; 45c es wide, material 58c a good it-weight $1.25 Wash Goods ?The old world and ike new have contrib uted to this wonderful display, which includes the practical and the novelties. ?SILK TISSUE GINGHAMS, in light, dark or medium grounds, with overplaids of silk. Thit material hat a very toft, pretty, lus trous finish and will make up very charm ingly into separate bleutet or whole. dresses. A yard. 75c $1.25 -SILK AND COTTON FOUNDATION FABRICS. 36 inches wide, in a good range of street shades; suitable for making under slips for sheer dress materials; also in white, flesh and pink for lingerie pur- F? ?? poses; an extra good quality. A yd.?P 1 ?UU ?45-inch IMPORTED ORGANDIES, in a complete range of the season's r.ew colors, as well as the staple shades. You pay a quarter less a yard for this beautifully fin ished organdy here than you would elsewhere. Our price, yd., -IMPORTED DOTTED SWISSES, one of the season's most popular of materials. This wc have in light grounds, with colored tints, and in tinted grounds, with self-colored or white dots. A yard, F? C?a $2.00 and.QL.OV ?PLAIN-COLORED VOILES, 40 inches wide. To give a list of the*colors would be like enumerating the tints in sky and earth and sea, with those of the rainbow added? there are so many and so lovely. ^1 ?G A vard. 50c, 75r, $1.00 and... . f 1 ,LO ?PRINTED VOILES. 40 and 45 inches wide. Almost everything in the way of de sign that the modern artists have?conceived. We simply can't describe them?you must see them for yourself. Many of the higher priced are silk mixed, stripes ^O ?? and plaids. A yard. 50c to-aPaWslIU -40-inch IMPORTED "SHEENORE," which it new this season and distinctly different in appearance. It beautifully combines the qualities of voile and crepe and this fabric hat tfie reputation of not wrinkling. It shown in beautiful Paisley and other patterns; 40 inches wide. ^O OP A yard. &L.Lo ?36-inch SHIRTING MADRAS, in neat ttripet and fancy designs; for making men's shirts, boys' blouses and women's shirtwaists. Both foreign and domestic d? 1 ?? makes. A yard. 55c, 85c and tj)i.UU Iv.nn'??virprl I'lonr. ?REMEMBER?When choosing your materiali that you will fiad many attractive ttyles for making up these new wash goods in our pattern store in both Home Pattern Co. and Pictorial Review Patterns Semi-Made Skirtings In Voile, Net and Organdy ?Which take so little work to Sfltt into a wonderfully inching new spring frock. ?In fact, the dress is almost madr when you use thi* skirting. ?The latest novelties, exclusive effects that you will not find elsewhere in this city will be found in this exceptionally-well selected assortment. _irsl-nilr >rt S Wir? I??.. In white ?nd to?st color. Choice of accordion-pleated, ruffled or tucked styles; also some with lace insertion and net ruffles. Priced, ? yard, $2.25 to $10.00 _Seast-ataer Vaile ?klrllas?. sccordion-plested *t> le. with wide hemstitched hem ?nd tucks. Choice of all-white or combination ut white ?nd or chid. A yard $5.50 to $7.98 ?Se.Ml-rM.t4*? ?.?,*.?.?,.?- ftkftrf larav*. with tuck*. ruffl??* or 1 ?!. hi in?.?*-. in whll>, nrrhl*i pr< < n, mai? und Co fie ? h m.*?** " At. a yard. $2.25 to $5.50 H ?????*?rife.?...?: Mor**. Mrrti MfMir Wash Blouses ?The time when the wash blouse asserts its importance is rapidly approaching- The new models that have arrived in our blouse store indicate that there will be greater variety and more demand this season than ever for the wash blouse. ?STYLES AT $3.95 ?White-striped voiles, with plain voile col lars, edged with a narrow lace picot ; eolorcd organdy Houses with- white organdy collars. The colors are lavender, tan, blue and rose; also sonic plain white voiles, tucked in front and trinimeli ?itti entredeux down the front and on the collar. KSBS's?SerSBd Hnnr l'ine organdie* ;.nd onl\. and trimmed ?STYLES AT $4.95 ? Most of these are i French \oilc. in whit with daiutv lace-. ?STYLES AT $5.75 ?l'ine 1'rcncli voile hlou-e-, trimmed wit'i val lace; some with the new short sleeves; one ha< little ribbon* draw through t lie sleeve, finished with 1?>\? at elbow, a number of other rtyies. Also We Have Taken One-fifth Off the Recular Price of This Bleached Cotton and offer it Mon- ?JQ _ day, a yard.??C ?In good useful lengths, a "length containing from io to jo yards. This fab ric is suitable for wom en's and children's wear and is also useful for making pillow case's and seamed sheets. ?76x88-111. Crochet Bed Spreads, good in quality, plain hemmed; in two at tractive raised designs. All free from filling and all perfect. CQ 7? Monday.4>*>.IO ?Extra Heavy Art Tick ing, featherproof, in neat floral designs;, light and dark pink, tan, light blue, dark blue. Tomorrow's sale price offeTs you a saving of one- -"atst fifth. A Vard. IpC ?45x30-in. Qraclc Pillow Cases, made from the ends of good quality 'sheeting; all perfect; sell ing- regularly at nearly a t h i r a above Monday's , price. ?? Each.?... *>**C Kan?'?? Mreel 1'ls.r IN .DIA The Little WITH Umbrella THE Big J Spread ?But now we have these in SUN and RAIN UMBRELLAS and UMBRELLA PARASOLS -MEN'S INDIA UMBRELLAS are made with black cotton rainproof covers. They have plain wood handlet and are priced at? $3.50 and $3.95 ?Finer (radei priced up lo $5.50. ?(We also have women's umbrellas in these lots, in black only.) ?WOMEN'S SUN AND RAIN INDIA UMBRELLAS ? a wonderful line of colors, with handles tipped with bak?lite: some with the wrist ring of bak?lite to match the color of the cover, others with wrist cords. These are priced at? $10.00, $12.50 and $15.00 -WOMEN'S PARASOL UMBRELLAS, in plain colors and new plaids; some have the brass frame and some have the celluloid rib tips. Thcce have the new oblong-shaped wrist rings; alto found lings and wnsl cords and attractive bake lite-tipped handle;. The plaids arc priced at? $8.00, $10.00 and $12.50 ?The plan colon at $7.50. kii?'.?sirrel I'lvar.