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HOLO PUBLIC INSTALLATION
CEREMONIES BY WAR VETER ANS AND AUXILIARY MEMBERS Address by Representative Hofcson on the Possibility cf War. Presentation of Badge. The possibilities and probabilities of a devastating war with the yellow men of the far east were proclaimed by Repre sentative Richmond Pearson Hobson in an address last evening at the public instal lation of tlie 4th Immune Camp. United Spanish War Veterans, and tihe Edith K. Roosevelt Auxiliary, to the V. S. \Y. V.. and before an audience that filled G. A. R. Hall to its capacity. The program was opened by the beat ing of assembly by civil war drummers of the Old Guard. Then the invocation was gl ven by Rev. David H. Buel, president of i the Georgetown University, and Capt. Capt. W. H. Mellach. Commander Fourth Immune Camp. "William H. Mellach, the new commander* of the 4th Immune Camp, turned tlie meeting over to Capt. J. Walter Mitchell, national historian of the U. S. W. V.. who -acted as master of ceremonies. Other na tional officers on the stage were Gen. An drew S. Hurt, recently appointed on t>!ie staff of the commander-in-chief: Capt. J. Uigon King, assistant national provost marshal, and Capt. Thomas A. Green, aid de-camp. There were also representatives of the G. A. R.. the Union Republican Club, the U. S. Historical Soci?ty and otlier organizations on the platform. Representative Hobson paid a tribute to the veterans of the war with Spain and said he was glad to be in th? ir company. ! S. G. Mawson, 4 ^ Senior \ ice <_omm:in'lcr. "Soldier comradt ry in time of war makes for good citizenship in time of peaca," he remarked, Tihe speaker remarked that in t'>is coun try. where the citizens do not hear fre quent bugle calls and see mart iiing col umns of troops as those in the old coun tries can. "we forget our country has ever been in danger." Presentation of Badge. The officers of the 4th Immune Camp were then installed by Mustering Officer Wheeler, assisted by Junior Department Commander Duprel The n "w officers of the Edith K. Roosevelt Auxiliary, Mrs. Henry Fester succeeding Mrs. Harry 1-". As'iion as' president, were installed by District I "resident Mr*, l.izzie w. Calver, four uniform-d Spanish War Veterns act ing as guard of honor. Mr-. Ashion was presented with a gold badge of the or ganization by tii? auxiliary for "true and faithful service during her term Of ?oftii e." Mrs. William H. M llacit, wife of the new commander of the camp, was installed as secretary. r>th?-r numbers on the program wt re: Mar.d' lin solo, ,]oi ri A. Mitchell, accom panied by Mis Sally Mason: duet. Mrs. Ga;-? and Mrs. Blamitc M ;:r Dalsleisii; ! Ion C. Fisk. Jm i'T Vice Commander iPIinti) by Harris > *?>lo M'.ss Kva W' itford; violin - ?!??. M? Ruby Stanford; cent alto solo. M s. Dal- j gl?!sl:; i? clta'ion, Ma.-'.er McNulty. I In police uniform; song and da ace .V er Harry Wells. .t? >? ??'>:up.:ni -d oy M ss N ita lic Peacock. reading in dialecT" .Miss Ju! ;i II. Chad-wick; duet. Messrs Marry Thompson and Johnson: imitations. A! Griffith. A?ldress< s were made by G n. And t-'v S. Hurt. I". S. V.: ''apt." O'ilosi-a !-? ; command, r of Potomac Post, G. A. R?; Mr.-. I.ixz 'A', t' ive . M s. ilenr. 1 ...-I t?*r. Mrs. I.izzie Ashion. <"apt. Mellach at:u j others. The drpsrtiir rit conim.:nder was ores-} en-t and also a large delegation of the Army arid Navy Union, headed by Jo'in J j Stra > u Services at People's Mission. Services at the People's Mission last evening vser - n charge of Mrs. Olney The subject was the "Precious Word," and the speaker was Mrs. K. V. Bailey of J* ITer so.i county Ohio. Howard T< mpie of New York sang "The King's Business." ?!"M*++'H-++4"H>4"t+++++4,++++,M,4' ++++++++++++++++,H'++++++++,M,++ +++++++++-H'+++i'+4'++'l' +T++++++4"i-+++T-t"i-f-*,+++++++++-l-4"t iale off Blankets. WHITE AND GRAY BLANKETS, WITH neat colored borders; sold at 80c pa'*" fancy striped blankets, for robes and covers; sold at fl.23 pair WHITE AND GRAY 11-4 BLANKETS, with neat colored borders; sold at $2 pair WHITE 10-4 WOOL BLANKETS, _ 0 with pretty colored borders; worth 54 pair. ^p> a ;r Q 59c 79c $1.19 Sale off Underwear. WOMEN'S HEAVY RIBBED VESTS AND Pants; extra well made. Selling at .M?o -39c MEN S HEAVY FLEECED UNDERWEAR. -5 in broken sizes. Sold usually at 50c. Special.... BOYS" FLEECE-LINED SHIRTS AND ?j ^ Drawers, in all sizes. Sold at 25c regularly JJ VC MEN S FINE GRADE WOOL FLEECED ? fx Shirts and Drawers that sell usually at 11.00.. Tomorrow We Begin a Rousing Clearance off the Entire Stock off Men's, Young Men's and Boys' Clothing at Halff Marked Prices? The Most Sensational Sale Ever Inaugurated! Tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock we will commence a sale of Men's, Youths' and Boys' Clothing that far surpasses every other clothing sale of the year, at this or any other store. Once each year this great event takes place?a quick and radical clearance of the entire stocks at just HALF PRICE! And right now, at the very height of the season, we start this sale that means so much in a money-saving way. Every garment offered is brand-new, made for this season's selling?no old style, back-season stocks bought for sale purposes, and dear at any price. And you can take your choice from absolutely the entire stocks, except the plain black suits and the plain blues and blacks in the boys' wear. No man should need a second invitation to avail himself of bargains like these? Men's Suits & Overcoats. $12 $15 $117.5? $20.00 Suits So its $25.00 50 All $30= $32 50 All $35.00 So its Suits Suits Suits Suits Suits and aod and and and and and and and Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, $7.50 .75 $11.25 $12.50 .75 Suits RaSrn Coats and Top Coats included half-price sals. =25 $17?. 50 the lira Youths' Suits & Overcoats. $8.00 AH ASS All AH Al! AH AH Suits and Suits and Suits and Suits and Suits and Suits and $20.00 Suits and $22.50 -Suits and $10.00 $12.00 $15.00 Overcoats, $4.00 Overcoats, $4,50 Overcoats, $5.00 Overcoats, $6.00 Overcoats, $7.50 Overcoats, Overcoats, Overcoats, $11.25 Overcoats, Suits and Pay half the marked price arad the garment Is yours. Wonderful Sale Specials ?J0u PAIRS MEN'S TROUSERS THAT ARE MARKED TO sell at $4. $4.5t> and ?>. All sizes. All now MEN'S WASH VESTS THAT SELL AT $1.00 AND $1.50; sizes 31, ."So, 36, 37, 3S. Reduced to MEN S FLANNEL VESTS IN NEAT STRIPES AND CHECKS; sizes 3-1 to -10. Sold for $2 MEN'S VESTS IN BLACK THIBET, BLUE SERGES mixtures, from suits worth up to $20 $2.50 50c 98c 50c TWO FULL DRESS SUITS THAT SOLD FOR ?:X>; SIZE stout only. Reduced to AND in the Men s Department. $32.50 $110.00 $1.50 $1.50 TWO TUXEDO COATS AND VESTS; for $23. Reduced to SIZES 34; SOLD MEN'S WHITE FIGURED FULL DRESS 35, 37, :JS, 40. Sold at 12.50 and $3 VESTS; SIZES MEN'S CLOTH FULL DRESS VESTS; SIZES 36 AND 37 only; sold for ^'J.5'J. Reduced to ." And the Children's Wear at Half Its Worth. Every Boys' and Child's Suit in the house (except plain blue and black)?double-breasted suits and Norfolk suits, sizes 7 to 17 years; npvelty, Russian and sailor blouse suits, all with bloomer pants, sizes 2/ to 10 years. Choice of any at Half Marked Prices2 BOYS' BLOOMER KNEE PANTS IN SIZES 5 TO 17 YEARS. Selling yt $1 regularly BOYS' WOOL KNEE PANTS IN ALL SIZES; SELLING REG ularly at 59c 49c 39c and Child's Overcoat and Reefer, no exceptions styles and kinds to choose from; select what von wish, note the price it has always brought, and they are yours for Every whatever Boys' -many Half Marked Prices! BOYS' WHITE AND PERCALE SHIRT WAISTS; MOTHERS Friend bands; mussed. Selling a'ways at 59c BOYS' MADRAS AND DOMET FLANNEL WAISTS; WARM and well made. Reduced to 29c i ly^c A Big Purchase of Boys' Wash Wear. \\ e have just purchased of a leading New York maker of Boys' Wash Wear his entire surplus stock of Washable Suits at less halt actual value?and we pass them along to you at the same immense saving? than AH the $1 Wash Su^ts .39c All the $2 Wash Suits - 75c ASS the Wash Suits 49 The Smallest Prices Ever Made on Silks, Dress Goods arid Domestics. ? It will pay every shopper to read carefully each item that fol lows. All tell of bargains extraordinary, and of prices away be low cost in each case. I, I OUT-WEIGHT JAPANESE SILK Plaids; tine and sheer quality; light grounds. v.iih contrasting ?*olor; plaid effects; 27 inches wide; sold at 39ii 119c WHITE ALL-SILK HABUTAI, 20 Inches wide; very desira ble and most serviceable quality; selling at 20c al ways 119c oxford wool suitings. inches wide; very service abb' and de?,irable quality; t ivalue i>- NOe yard. Re duced to .1 35c .mohairs and wool in very rich and lustrous quality; 30 inches wide; red, green, garnet; selling at llo yard SERGES, 29c LOT OK VERY DESIRABLE I)ress Braids, including plain siik braids. Potsian and gilt , , braids, fancy silk braids; rem nant .s and large pieces; worth high as 49c K". DOZEN BLEACHED Sheets; size 54x90; deep hem; extra quality cotton; have always sold al 50c.. >c 29c 18 35c 49c 89c ALL-SILK BLACK TAFFETAS inches wide; heavy quality anri extra tine finish: guar anteed for satisfactory wear; have never sold under 50c ALL - WOOL LADIES' Cloth, ."in inches wide, in blue, garnet and black; very desirable; It has al ways sold at fcStc EXTRA QUALITY Navy Blue Broadcloth, ?50 inches wide; not '?la dies' cloth"; twilled back selling at $1.40 yard VERY DESIRABLE WOOL amas (only ;>> yards In the lot); 4-J inches wide; In pretty shade of green only; sold at 49c. Re duced to WHITE BEARSKIN. 50 INCHES wide; for children's coats, plain white only; heavy weight aiid extra good quali sold at $4.40 yard. Reduced to . BLEACHED PILLOW Cases; full size; ready for use; extra good and serviceable quality cot ton; sell at 15c usually Never Equaled Bargains for Girls and Clhildremio The nearness of stock-taking time makes it absolutely neces sary that all lines be reduced to their lowest level. Tn the Girls' and Children's Department the offerings to accomplish this arc simply phenomenal? PAN 29c wraps, etc.; % $2.98 1 Oc CHOICE OF 10 CHILDREN'S FINE Fur Sets. In ermine, krimmer and chin chilla; sizes 1 to 4 years; (t* /nsO these sets sold as high as 55. To be closed out at... * LOT OF '-?> GIRLS' DRESSES. IN plaids, serges. cash- ^ /n\?> meres, etc. Sold up to >5) *U/rSi 13.98. Now going at ^ u CHOICE OF ANY CHILD'S COAT that sold from $7.5o to $15?finest cor duroys, cloth, caracal, velvet, etc.; sizes from be 2 to 6 years. All to closed out at only.... .00 INFANTS' LONG BEDFORD CORD Coats; lined throughout; ^ neatly trimmed cape, SSs |] QJrsi Reduced to ?P * CHOICE OF ANY GIRL'S COAT that sold at $15; finest kersey, in black, navy blue, red. castor, etc.; all high grade garments and very stylish. Choice LOT OF 1 FINE WHITE skin Coats for children 3 and 4 years old; very de sirable. To be closed out tomorrow at BEA R $1.98 Men and The reductions will bring serve to. ALL MENS WINTER #=? = Caps; cloth, plush and cor- / duroy; sold for $1.50 TWO MEN'S SEAL ^ ^ _ _ Fur Caps; sizes 67i and -? u M j) OTi; sold for ?7.50 c*/<u' 4 BOYS' ETON CAPS IN ^ blue, brown and red; sold H O/"* usually at 39c a ^ Boys' HatSo. a busy Friday, as they well do CHILDREN'S T O Q U E S and Angora Tains; sold tor 39c. Reduced to CHILDREN S W 11 I T E Corduroy and Bearskin Tams; selling for 59c BOYS' PATENT LEATH cr Yachting Caps; sold usually 50c. Reduced to 39c 5C The Muslim U oder wear ?ale, A great drawing card is the sale of Mlislin Underwear, for prices are away below those regularly prevailing. Each offering is a genuine bargain. DRAWERS. SHORT SKIRTS. CORSET Cov ers, Long Skirts; mussed from hand ling; not a garment in the lot worth urrder 50c \ WOMEN'S CANTON FLANNEL Drawers; heavy quality; made full and ample; all worth 29c 49c GOWNS. LONG AND SHORT SKIRTS, Chemises. Drawers, etc.: all handsomely a trimmed and of extra quality; worth 75c; sale price LARGE LOT OF VERY DESIRABLE UNDER wear?Corset Covers. Drawers, Chemises. _ etc.?handsomely trimmed and very su perior quality,; all worth $1 RICH AND HANDSOME SKIRTS. GOWNS and Drawers: gowns with low and high neck: fin est lingerie effects; sheer longcloth; de signed with lace and embroidery; combi nation sets; value $1.50 to $1.9S 98c FINEST LINGERIE SKIRTS. BOTH IXJNG and short; Gowns, Drawers, Chemises, combination garments, etc.. beauti fully lace and embroidery trimmed; worth as high as $3 $1.98 + + + t + + 4 + t + + t + =i I + t + + + + + + + i t + t + + x + + + + * ?r + + + + + + The Bflunrnentfliafl & Langfeld! Purchase off Women's Suits, Skirts and Coats, $ 14.98 VERY STYLISH SUITS IN TAN. BROWN and blue striped broad cloth; new pleated skirts with folds? we have never before been able to sell such suits under $10.98. For this sale we price them FINELY TAILORED SUITS. IN BE3T b roadcloth. imported cheviots, novelty fabrics, etc.; single - breasted. close-fitting. Prince Chap and box effects; blue, black, brown and garnet; these are suits always sold at M5.00 to $29.9,S. You save greatly in this remarkable sale LOT OF 50 SUITS IN RICHEST AND FIN est French broadcloth; lined with taffeta silk; some tailor-made effects. some stylishly trimmed with silk braid, velvet, etc.; these elegant suits were made to sell as high as $60. Our sale price is ELEGANTLY TAILORED AND VERY FINE Quality Long Black Broadcloth Coats, In the stylish lengths; they are made with velvet collar, and are handsomely trimmed with velvet and silk braid; these coats are among the finest garments of the season; they retail usually at to $24. Our sale price. LARGE LOT OF FXTRA WELL TAILORED AND Stylish Skirts, in fine blue and black panamas, medium and dark gray mixtures: some in heavy cloth: these skirts are in our regular stock marked to sell as high as $7.50. We bought them so that we can make the price AN EXTREMELY STYLISH AND HIGH-GRADE lot of Man-made Skirts, in finest cloth, panama. fancy mix tures. plaids and stripes; pleated form-fitting styles; these skirts were madu to tell at $9.0.?. A marvelous bargain at.. $39.5>8 ?f * f t + * t S Ju t + t t t * + + + * H* + mm I $14.98 $3.98 $4.98 RICH AND ELEGANT DRESS SKIRTS, IN FIN est chiffon panamas, broadcloths, fancy mixtures., in light and dark grays and plaids; also some Fine Voile Skirts in the lot; all finest sample garments: these splendid gar ments were made to be sold up to $12.98. We are able to price them ;> _____ i . 9> Men's $11.50 Shirts at 9M Tomorrow you can take your choice from all the Men's $i.$o Neglige Shirts, including the finest of the new productions for spring; both plain and pleated bosoms; all brand-new and perfect shirts, and a large variety to choose from. For to- yr\v FP _ morrow the price has been reduced more than a third. N ow + + + + i + + t + + * ? + + + + * 4* + + : + + + t * + + + + 4 + * + Reductions in Washington's! Most Popular Grocery. SMALL LEAN SUGAR-CURED HAMS TOMATOES; PRIDE OF ST. MARY'S SIIRIVER'S CORN SHRI\ ER'S PEAS; SELL AT 12c.... SALMON': LARGE 12c CANS GOLD DUST: 3 FIVE-CENT PKGS HI RE LARD: 5-LB. PAILS BONELESS BACON PILLSBURY'S BEST FLOUR; ?i-BBL TABLE SYRUP; LARGE JAR MAPLE BUTTER; 2-LB. TINS PINEAPPLE CHUNKS: 20c CANS BABBITTS BEST SOAP; 7 1-OR P. & G. NAPTHA SOAP; 10 FOR BROOKES CRYSTAL SOAP LIMA BEANS CAMPBELLS TOMATO AND TABASCO CATSUP. IMPORTED SARDINES. SMOKED IN OIL OLIVE OIL; QUART TINS PLUM PUDDING IN TINS WORCESTER SAUCE ALL 10c PKG. CANDIES '.. >??????< He 8c Ou He 10c ?'i6e 16c 82c He 23c 12V*< 39c 3}?c 8c Oe Oc 55c 8c 4Vie ?c + I t & + t t + <T t + + * + + + + + + *? + + A Great Neckwear Purchase* We have just secured of a retiring New York neckwear maker his stock of about 200 dozen fine Four-in-hand Ties at away below cost to make. They are in all the latest and best colorings aud shapes, and are warranted all silk. Every store sells these ties at 25c and 50c. Our price, 3 for 50c ; each 17c + + + * + t + + +++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++*++++++ +++++++ + SENTENCES IMPOSED. William N. Wyand Goes to Prison for Forgery?Other Cases. William N". Wyand. a young 'nan re cently convicted of forging the name of Herbert W. T. Jenner to a check J id Riving the same in payment for i automobile was yesterday sentenced by Justice Stafford in Criminal Court No. 1 to serve one year and one day in the state prison at Trenton. N. J. James Larker and Henry If Wilson, colored, were each sentenced to live years in the penitentiary. The men wore charged with shooting pistols in the public streets at loth and F streets northwest. Joseph Albany, colored, who at one time was employed in the district at torney's ottice gathering information against violators of the liquor and gambling laws, was sentenced to serve six months in the workhouse. Albany was convicted of housebreaking. Thomas Brooks, colored, eighteen years old, was given a term of one year and one day in the penitentiary. He was convicted of stealing S-13 from a fellow employe. Sentence was suspended for John Swan, colored, who was charged with stealing two brass couplings. As this was his first offense, and his employer was willing to take him back to work. Justice Stafford decided to give Swan another chance. - . Funeral of Mrs. A. E. James. The funeral of Mrs. Adeline E. James, wife of Charles J. James, who died Sun day night at b o'clock at her home, 1108 Hth street, took place at 2 o'clock yester d ty afternoon from her late residence. The services w<?re conducted by Rev. Mr. Brown, pastor of the Church of the As cension, and Rev. William E. DeVries, pastor of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. The interment was in Rock Creek ceme tery. The pallbearers were eight nephews of the deceased, *'rank Carroll, J. M. Car roll, Thomas# Carroll, Walter Cogswell, Corbin Cogswell, George Cogswell, Els worth Graves and Earl Graves. Gen. Burt, S. W. V., Aid. Commander-in-chief Walter Scott Hale of the United Spanish War Veterans in general orders dated Boston, January 10, announces the appointment of Gen. An drew S. Burt, U. S. A., retired, as an aid-de-canip on his staff. Gen. Burt en ured the organization soon after the close of the war with Spain, in which he par ticipated with honor, joining Columbia Camp of Chlcaero, one of the largest camps in the organization. His appoint ment ?lves the District four national of licers, onp elected by unanimous vote?the national historian?and three appointive? the assistant provost marshal and three aids on the commander-in-chief's staff. Another Warship Ready. Orders have baen issued at the Navy Department to put the armored cruiser South Dakota in commission at the Mare Island navy yard the 'JTth instant. That vtstel and the cruiser California will be added to the division of the Pacific fleet to which the cruisers Washington anu Tennessse belong. Park on Georgetown Heights. Representative Conner of Iowa has in troduced a bill to provide a public park for Georgetown Heights. The bill au thorizes the Commissioners to acquire by purchase or condemn all.-4 the tract of land known as Montrose, lying immedi ately north of Road street or R street i: d prist of lyovers* lane, on Georgetown Heights, containing sixteen acres, more or lcsfc, at a ccst o; not more than $150,000. One-half of this sum is to be repaid by the District. Patent Models in Pension Office. In a letter to the commissioner of pat ents Representative Loudenslager of New Jersey, chairman of the House pension committee, protests against the proposed storing of patent office models In the rotunda of the pension office. Mr. Loud enslager questions the legality of the proposition, and says further the pres ence of these models in the rotunda would detract greatly from the appearance of the pension building. Coal for the Battleships. It will cost a million dollars to trans port coal for the battleship fleet now on its way to the Pacific coast, according to Rear Admiral Cowles, chief of the bureau of equipment, in a statement to the House naval affairs committee yesterday. The admiral called attention to the fact that with but one exception all the colliers chartered to accompany the fleet are for eign. Heptasophs to Install Officers. National Council, No. GC1. of. the Im proved Order of Hept isophs, this city, has arranged to install its officers at Eagle Hall next Wednesday evening. The Baltimore officers of the order will be in attendance, and it is stated a large num ber of invitations to the exercises have been issued. A reception is scheduled to follow ttie installation ceremonies. TO PHICVENT THE G1U P. LAXATIVE BROMO Quiniue remove* the cause. To get (be m nuiue* call for full nam* and look for algonture of E. W. Grove. ?Sc.