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i Festivities Apparently Unaf fected by the Passing of Sa loons From the District. CROWDS WALK STREETS Halloween reigned supreme last night. Before the mystlo evening had scarcely begun. It was evident that Xfne Alcohol was really going- to have ?cry little to do with Halloween Itself. Tht ch.eatened invasion of the great children's festival by adherents of Jolly King Colo and his ilk did not ma terialize. * Halloween had the upper hand and kept it downtown until midnight, while In private homes throughout the city the spirit, of Halloween did not wane until even a later hour. Crowds Walked the Streets. Shortly after 6 o'clock last night the crowds began to gather?and walk? ?"-n the downtown streets. By 8 o'clock the flow of pedes'rianism was at its height on Pennsylvania avenue, Oth, Vtu cuid i4ih SLiceis a*id ou.e. main thoroughfares. I Masked and costumed children were ' nuch in evidence, as were young men and women costumed for the evening's fun. It was a big, good-humored crowd, the component parts of which tramped the vtreets for hours looking for "some thing to happen" that never happened. There have been livelier Halloween cel ebrations in Washington. Despite the fact that the crowd was big, it did not seem to reflect the ap proximately 50,000 more people who nave come to Washington since the war began. The corner at yth street and Pennsylvania avenue was a sort of cen-! ter of activity, but even here the crowd ?was not so great as some expected, con sidering that the night was both Hal loween and a farewell to alcohol. The fact that the nation is at war, and that Washington is the capital of the nation, undoubtedly had a sobering Influence. There was very little row ?i> tu shown anywhere. The absence of confetti was noted. Washington never has been very strong on throwing confetti, but in past years there has been quite an amount of it flung around on Halloweens. Costumes and Masks in Evidence. "Ticklers" and horns did not sell as usual, either. Costumes and masks did business as usual, evidently, although ??Charlie Chaplin" suits were few and far between. Fake mustaches sold well, large numbers adorning both male and female upper lips. One fellow wheeling a baby carriage along Pennsylvania avenue attracted attention. The baby had a neck at least a foot and a half long. The in fant was made of cardboard. French soldiers, in their distinctive tailored uniforms, afforded a dash of color to the throngs. About 90 per cent of the crowd, es pecially on Pennsylvania avenue, con sisted of young couples and old couples who were out to watch the antics of the children, the youngsters being dis guised one way or another. Police Kept the Lid On. Policemen were much In evidence and had the crowds well in hand all evening. Whenever anything "excit ing" seemed about to happen, up would come a "cop" or two and the normal flow of pedestrians would be restored. '?Uncle Sam," an old man claiming to be an old soldier, was making a patri otic speech at 10th street and Pennsyl vania avenue about 8 o'clock. Finally the crowd grew so dense that the police decided to take Uncle Sam" into the toils, much to the indignation of the crowd, many of whom asserted ve hemently that "he wasn't doin* nothinV Across in front of the Post Office De partment building went the officers with the old man, followed by a crowd ofl about 600 people. Tooting horns and other noise-mak ers were much in evidence all during 1 the evening.. Beer bottles adorned the hoods of many automobiles. An old i wagon, that seemed about to collapse any moment, creaked u Pennsy v 'a avenue early la the evening?possibly I a Halloween joke of some kind. WIDOW HAS FIVE SONS IN UNITED STATES SERVICE | Mrs. Lottie B. Jones, Colored, Mak ing Flag to Bear Stars Showing Unusual Response to War. Mrs. Lottie B. Jones, colored, seventy two y*ars old. a resident of Tenleytown, soon will be the possessor of a family sendee flag that will float from the roof of her home. It will contain five j stars, each star representing a son she ! has in the United States military forces. | .Mrs. Jones is making the flag and ex pects to finish it early next week. She is the widow of John B. Jones, who was lighthouse keeper at Old Point, j \X during a period of thirty-seven years and who died a few years ago. "I have five sons who have offered ?heir lives for their country," she'said, "and two more who are willing to go any time they receive a call." One son is J. W. Jones, who recently resigned a position as detective on the local police force, made good at a train ing camp in Iowq. and vas appointed captain. Paul W. Jones, another broth er, resigned from the police forr-e, went' to the training camp in Iowa and is now at Camp Meade as a lieutenant. Catesby A. .Tones and Thomas T,. .Tones, two other brothers, are chief petty officers In the Navy, while War ren W. Jones is on an Army transport. The other brothers are Dr. William Jones, who formerly was in the Navy, and John Jones, a Harvard graduate, who is a railroad engineer in Brazil. FROLIC AT TYLER SCHOOL. j Community Center Entertains on Halloween for 500 Children. The Tyler School community center, the youngest organization of its kind in Washington;* held its first frolic at the Tyler School, 11th and I streets south east. last night. More than COO chil dren and young people, most of them in Halloween costume, crowded the lower floor of the school building. So dense was the crowd that no attempt was made to carry out a proposed pro gram of songs, instrumental music and stories, but an abundance of ice cream and cakes was served to the fun makers. The school rooms were decorated by Clifford Lanham, superintendent of parks for the District. The entertain ment was in charge of Mrs. John Virn stein, president of the community asso ciation, and Mrs. Allan Davis, secretary. Send Wfye !?>tar Mo MIM from home to your tolcUm toy to MM* oountry or in Franco. ' Ita Iter mnj b. mt t. ?Mt?* it*ttese4 ag 'nUai easDp* to thi. evmmtrr or with the I mf eu ?xp?lltioa?r7 force, la run at tk< ran. imr mtecrlptlon prtn. TUZwafci u4 tab; Star... Th* M>| Star tte Stater i> mta< if i Editorial The story is told of a little shopgirl whose nightly prayer at Xmas time was this: "Thank God for the taking off of shoes." It is a pathetic cry, isn't it? You will help to lighten the burdens of salespeople dur ing the holiday season by snaking your purchases in November or as many of them as possible. You will save your own strength and nerves, too. And, best of all, you'll get things that you really want and that will please those to whom you give, for by shop ping in November both you and the people who wait on you will have more time and more strength. Then don't forget the conges tion in mails and transporta tion at the present time and realize that it will be much more in the days to come. "Buying It in November" helps you, helps us, helps the mail man and helps Uncle Sam. Christmas Shopping Done Best and Most Profitably in November Boys* Warm Mackinaws, $5.55 They are made of wool fabrics, with pinch or plain backs and belt all around; shawl or convertible collar. You can take your pick from fancy plaids, checks and stripes. Just the garment for your boy for winter wear. All sizes from 7 to 18 years. Boys' Corduroy Suits, $5.55 These Suits have two pairs of full-cut pants. They're made in wide-weave, mouse color corduroy; pinch-back styles, with three-piece belts and patch pockets; sizes from 6 to 18 years. Boys' Blouses, 29c Fifth Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Demonstration of the Rengo Belt Corsets Attracts Women Who Are Hard On Corsets Stretched and broken corsets call for replacement? often a second or third in a single season?where stout figures give severe wear. Xot so with Rengo Belt Corsets?they are the strongest and most substantially made garments ever designed, due to the exclusive Rengo Belt feature of tailoring over the abdomen and hips. They will hold their perfect style lines until thor oughly worn out?most women discard their old er Rengo Belt garments only when the styles change. Thus in the purchase of Rengo Belt Corsets you may acquire all 3-ou have ever desired in style and comfort, and at the same time practice "present time economy." Boned with double watch spring steels. Per pair, $2.50 to $5. Third Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Several Hundred Sample Hats From New York Milliner?Extra Special Hats That Would Sell Regularly at $12 a Women who visited our Millinery Department today enthusiastically pronounced them the prettiest hats they ever saw for the money. Beautiful Trimmed Hats, in black and as sorted colors. They ,are made of Paon or Lyon's velvet. Choose from large flaring shapes, continentals, chin chins, draped hats, breast hats, afternoon, dress and evening hats. Hats for everybody from misses to matrons. Gold and silver ornaments, furs, fancies, feathers and fur trimmings are all represented. Second Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. $?.55 Now for the REAL Offering Approximately 4,?00 Men's High-Grade Neglige Shirts At, Choice, 89c Washington men will welcome this as the most interesting Shirt news in many a day. In preparation our buyer anticipated this sale many months ago, before the con stantly advancing price of shirtings, by cleaning up, for spot cash, the most de sirable short lots of Shirtings on hand at the plants of two of New York's leading shirt manufacturers, and having them made up according to the best methods of high-grade shirt making. The majority are soft-cuff models, with a goodly representation of the stiff-cuff va riety, made of high-count percales. The materials of the soft-cuff models are high count percales, madrases and good mer cerized materials. Every Shirt is full cut and perfectly finished to the finest detail. Every Shirt absolutely perfect. Sizes 14 to 17. All shirts arranged for easy selection oit our Men's Shop Tables. Kruskal & Co.'s Exclusive Coats, Suits and Wraps Unmercifully Sacrificed for Quick Selling Values From $50 to $200, at '19.50 to '135.00 Materials represented are broadcloth, Duvetyne, chiffon ve lour, sport fabrics and velouc de laine, in black and all prominent colors. Mallison's de Luxe linings used in most all of these garments. Women's Dresses $1 S3.80 Values Up to $32.50. Sizes 116 to 44. ^ Dresses made of satin, serge and combination materials, in taupe, black, navy, green, brown, Burgundy and many other colors. Also a few exquisite dresses made of Georg ette crepe and satin combined. Dresses that.are truly mar velous for the price. Women s Coats $01 *75 Values Up to ?37.5?. Sizes 16 to 44. Exquisite coats, made of velour, silvertone, broadcloth, serge or poplin, in black, navv, beet root, green, brown or Bur gundy. Many have real fur collars; others have Kerami or Napa-Lamb trimmings. Belted, flared and semi-tailored effects. Some coats lined throughout, others half lined with guaranteed silk or satin. Second Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Wonderful Sale of Sheets and Cases Pretty Sample Blouses $ 0-45 $3.50 to $4.75 Values M You can't imagine what an attractive assort ment awaits you?note their values. Charming, distinctive models of net, lace, Georgette and crepe de chine in flesh or white. A blouse for every occasion. Blouses of good quality Georgette, in white or flesh color; prettily trim- $3.50 med with frills. Special at._>.. Second Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. A Wonderful Silk Sale That v.-ill create active buying tomorrow. First quality absolutely pore silk fabrics, the kind for which Lansburgh's are famous. 40-Inch $1.85 Satin de Chine In All Color#. 36-Inch $1.85 Chiffon Dress Satin In Black and Colors. 36- Inch $1.85 Chiffon Dress Taffeta In All Colors. 40-Inch $1.75 Crepe de Chine la Blartt Only. 36-Inch $1.69 Chiffon Dress Taffeta In Black Only. 36-Inch $2.25 Black Charmeuse Nearly every color imaginable is shown in the large assembly of desir able silks. All pure silk fabrics of unusual beauty, yet durable. Third Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. 44-lnch $1.75 Imperial Navy Blue Serge At $1.48 Yd. Sponged and shrunk, ready for the needle. The proper fabric for tailored dresses and suits; one 6hade only. A wonderful, rich shade of navy blue. Pure all wool, beautiful suede finish. $2.00 All-Wool Plaids, Yard, $1.39 Women's Up to $15 Footwear $8.95 An assortment of Fine Quality Shoes in a variety of models, but not all sizes in one style. Shoes for dress or walking wear, made of brown or gray kidskin, gray suede, patent leather and tan calfskin. ]Yomen's Shoes in Values to $10 Some unusually remarkable values in this lot of Worn- A m g\d\ en's Shoes. Shown in various leathers and styles, SlA UmM which offer a wide selection. All sizes, but not in any one style. Second Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. With Savings That Are Out of the Ordinary SixtW Plover sheets: double-bed size; extra long for ^ C brass or metal beds, J[ . /. i Special at ^ 81x108 Fairhaven Sheet*: double bed size; made by | Dallas Mills. Spe- J) | #J)U cial SlxSM) tannoM Mfll | Sheet* with a j) J[ ?jL'O heavy, round thread. Special 42x36 Empire State ,>Pil loweane?; seconds of jr.^^ Mohawk. Special, each. 36-inch Domestic Lohgcloth for Underwear, Etc.; Yard. First Moor?Lansburg-h & Bro. $1.50 Double-Bed Sheets, $1.35 90x99 Double-bed Sheets; extra wide and extra long. Subject to a few oil spots which will easily wash out. Sheets, $1.10 81x90 Plover Sheets?an ideal cloth for its laundering and wearing qualities. 45x36 Empire State Pil low eases; excellent quality. Special, each. 42x72 Defender and Salem Bolnter t.'anen; open at both, ends, with 3-inch hem. 111143 Special, each ."G-Iuch Domestic Lony- -g ^1/ eloth for underwear. I Ai'lZlT. Special, yard 36-inch Darling Bleached | ? Cotton: mill ends 5 to I ? C 10 yards. Special, yard. 12l/ic Mill Ends of 36-inch Darling Bleached Cotton, Yd. . 17c Full 40 inches wide, in fifteen dis tinctive color combinations. Smart styles tor misses' and children's frocks. $2.00 value, yard, $1.39. 54-lnch $3.00 Military Cloth, $2.50 Yard The new rage in fabrics is the olive drab Military Chudda Tweeds. This fabric is in great . favor for coats, capes and en tire suits. SO-lnch $1.75 Black Storm Serge at $1.19 Yd. Third Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Typical Friday Bargains Extraordinary Reductions for 145 Pairs of Up to $2.00 Lace Curtains, Pair 79c Manufacturers' seconds of fine Nottingham Curtains, in designs that arc imitations of the handmade lace curtains; 2y2 to 3 yards long. Because of slight misweaves they are marked at 79c. \ 59c Linoleum, 31c Sq. Yd. Bring your floor measure and buy this Extra Quality Felt-Back Linoleum, cut from full pieres. Very slight misprints. $22.45 Axminster, Velvet and Brussels .Rugs, Special... 9x12. 9x11 and 8.3x10.6 Fine, Heavy Quality Ax minster, Velvet and Brussels Rugs, shown in a wide range of delightfully new patterns. in Upholstery Dept. the Day's Selling Beautiful Lace Curtains, in fr 1 OC Values Up to $3.00, at *P ' *00 Fine Scotch and Filet Net Curtains in neat, new patterns; also Marquisette and Voile Curtains, finished with Hinkel lace edge and hemstitched border. 30c Table Oilcloth, 19c Yd. One big table lot of Slightly Imperefct Table Oil cloth, 45 inches wide. In white only, but a big bargain. $3.95 9x12 Congoleum Rugs, Seconds of $9.60 Quality.. Full-Size Two-Piece Congoleum Rugs, shown with' border all round. These rugs are darable, sani tary and economical. Fourth Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. $1.50 to $3 Middy Blouses at 88 Each Mendels make Middy Blouses, made of fine quality Lonsdale Jean, in white or white with colored collars. Also come in colored reps and outing stripes. Sizes 8 to 22 years and sizes up to 46 bust measure. Special at 88c. Third Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Wash Goods Remnants at 15c Yard Values up to 50c Many desirable lengths of Splendid Quality White and Colored Wash Goods are of ? fered tomorrow at this un usually low price. There are 40-inch Lawns, Suit ings, Cambrics, Nainsooks, Lofigcloth, Dimities, Voiles, Ginghams, Trooper- and Kiddie Cloths, Silk and Cot ton Mixed fabrics, Flannel ettes and many other needed materials. First Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. 25c White Shaker Flannel 18c Fine, soft, nappy quality; excel lent weight for women's and children's warm garments; also for interlining; washes splendidly. Main Floor?Lansburgh & Bro. Flannelette Night Drawers, 59c Night Drawers of good quality, ilanuelette, with or without" feet. Are pink or blue striped. Sizes 6, 8 and _io years. Special at 59c. Night Robes, 75c Misses' and Children's Flan nelette Night Robes, in dainty pink or blue striped patterns. Sizes 4 to 14 years. Spccial at 75c. Drawers, 29c Children's Drawers, made of Canton flannel, for winter wear, in diaper or knicker styles. Sizes 1 to 10 years. Special at 29c. Outet Garments Misses' and Children's Bloom ers, made of good quality j black sateen. Full sizes, wi(S , yoke band. Sizes ? 4 to j 16 years. Special 79c I -Lansburgh & Bro.! at First Floor Store Hours: Open 9 A.M., Close 5:45 P.M. TTfE STORE Or GREATER SEf?V/Ce_ W 420430 Seventh St. Through to Eighth St.