Build up your
blood and for
tify your body
"The Red Blood
To Hold False
Teeth In Place Use
AT DRUG STORES AND
DENTAL SUPPLY DEPOTS
COBECA CHEMICAL Co.,Cleveland. 0
Pimples Troubled Ten
Sore Eruptions. Ail Over
Body. Itched and Burned
Till Could HardlySleep.
"My trouble began with little red
pimples that grew larger, and they
became sore eruptions. They scaled
over and were all over my body, and
they festered. They itched and burned
until I could hardly sleep. I had this
trouble every winter for ten years.
"I used lots of sahres but they did
not do any good. Then I used Cuti
cQxa Soap and Ointment, and I used
two boxes of Cuticura Ointment with
three cakes of Cuticura Soap when I
was healed." (Signed) Mrs. M. Poole,
Indian Mound, Tenn.
If your skin is already healthy and
dear keep it so by using Cuticura
Soap for toilet purposes assisted by
touches of Cuticura Ointment to soothe
and heal any tendency to irritation, red
ness or roughness of the skin or scalp.
I?|I> ImI F*se by Kail. Address post-card:
"Ciflem, Deft. H. Boetoa " Sold where.
Soap 25c. Ointment JB and Mr. T?'
A NEW FALL STYLE IN
OLDEST BRAND IN AMERICA
UNITED INWT4COLUR OO. TMOV. N. V.
A Nutritions Diet for All Ages.
Qmck Lunch; Home or Office.
OTHERS are IMITATIONS
?l*ht of the
W. II. But
W. H. Botler Co.
Hasrk* F. Fljrna
LA "S. 607-609 CSL
Better than Pills GET A
for Liver Ills. 25c DO)
People's Drug Stores
P. H. Gadsden Says Whole
Structure Has Broken Down
1 NEW YORK, November 1.?Philip I
H. Gadsden, chairman of the national!
committee on public utility conditions
and resident Washington member of j
the war board of the American Elec
tric Railway Association, spoke at the i
annual meeting of the electric railway
war board here today, lie said, in
?The whole structure of the fran
chise relationship between electric
railways and the various communities'
has broken down under the strain of
the war. The rapid Increase In the
cost of all material, the extraordinary
demands of labor made necessary by
the rise in the cost of living, the
alarming decrease In the purchasing
power of the nickel, have brought the
electric railways of this .Country face
to face with bankruptcy.
I "Practically every other industry
| except public utilities, whose rates
| are regulated by law, has been able
1 readily to adjust its method of doing
I business to meet the war demands
| and the radical increase in the cost of
I operations and of manufactures have
been promptly reflected in the sell
ing price, and so passed on to the con
sumer. In all other departments of
our commercial and industrial life
where the economic laws of supply
and demand have been unhampered
and. allowed free play, the Inevitable
increase in the cost or production has
been taken care of In the perfectly
normal way of increased cost to the
Public Is Blamed.
"It la only In those Industries where
the public has attempted to flx a just
I and fair price for service rendered
and where the artificial standard has
: been substituted for the natural one,
that we find this complete breakdown
under war conditions.
Industry generally was never so
prosperous, notwithstanding the In
crease in the cost of labor and mate
rial. The public utilities, and espe
cially the electric railways, present
practically the only exception to this
rule of prosperity. They, on the con
trary, are steadily being destroyed
by the war.
"A tabulation of 388 electric rail
ways, representing over 63 per cent
of the electric mileage of the United
States, shows a falling off in income
of 82 per cent for the first six months
of 1918 as compared with the corre
sponding period of last year. Many
of the companies are facing an actual
operating deficit in spite of the in
crease in gross receipts. The scale of
wages established by the National
War Labor Board In cases already
decided, when applied to the Indus- i
try generally, will add over J100,- !
000,000 to its already greatly in
creased operating expenses.
"As a consequence of the rapidly
mounting costs of operation and the
steadily declining net income, the
financial standing of the electric
railways has been seriously affected,
and it is no looser possible to at
tract new capital for the efficient
operation of the properties in the
interest of the public.
'The electric railway must stagger
along under the five-cent fare for
months until its credit is destroyed,
its service impaired, its equipment de
teriorated and it has become obvious
to the commurUty that It is on the
brink of destruction before its case
has been sufficiently made out to
justify an increase in its rate.
"Of all the problems of readjustment
which this nation will have to meet
and solve after the war, none will be
more serious or more difficult than
that of the electric railway Industry.
In the light of our experience as em
phasized by war conditions, it is man
ifest that to insure the efficient opera
tion of the electric railways of the
country after the war there must be
a recasting of the- entire basis of the
relationship existing between the
electric railways and the communities
"In many cases electric railway
franchises, which had become to be
considered as valuable assets. In the
light of recent experience have been
proved to be liabilities. Already there
is growing recognition of this fact in
different parts of the country, as evi
denced by the 'operation at cost
plans recently adopted In Boston. Chi
cago and Cincinnati."
TO CONTROL ACTIVITIES
FOR SOLDIERS' WELFARE
War Camp Service la Charge Out
side of Army and Navy
All activities connected with the
welfare of enlisted men outside of
Army and Navy camps and canton
ments, hitherto conducted Independ
ently by the Y. M. C. A, National
Catholic War Council and Knights of
Columbus, Jewish Welfare Board and
Salvation Army, have been placed un
der the supervision of the War Camp
Community Service by the Commis
sion on Training Camp Activities,
representing the War and Navy de
The commission has announced that
thus the War Camp Community Serv
ice is charged with co-ordinating,
stimulating and extending, where
necesary. the activities of all other
agencies. This action. It was ex
plained. was taken in accord with the
views recently expressed by Secre
tary Baker and also those of Presi
dent Wilson as to the necessity for
unity and co-ordination In the work
of all relief agencies.
CoL William I* Patterson, Air Serv
ice, stationed at Langley Field.
Hampton, Va* has been ordered to
report to the director of aircraft pro
duction In this city for duty.
CoL George S. Young, U. S. A, re
tired. has been relieved from duty at
the Pacifio University, Forest Grove,
Ore,, and assigned to command of
the Students' Army Training Corps
unit at Willamette University,
Second Lieut. Edward R. Ctollins,
United States Infantry, has been re
lieved from duty at George Wash
ington University, this city .and or
dered to duty with the Students'
Army Training Corps unit at Canl
?ius College, Buffalo, N. Y.
Capt. Arthur E. So per. Medical
Corps, has been relieved from fur
ther duty at St. Elizabeth Hospital,
this city, and ordered to Madison
barracks, N. Y, for duty.
Maj. Dana C. Beatty, Signal Corps,
has been relieved from duty in the
office of the chief signal officer in
this city and assigned to duty at
Camp Meade, Md. Maj. Paul W.
Evans, Signal Corps, stationed in
this city, also is ordered to duty at
The apartment at No. 10 Downing
street, where the meetings of the Brit
ish cabinet are held, is a solid and plain
ly furnished room, fifty feet long and
twenty feet wide, fitted with double
doors through which no sound can reach
the keenest listening ears.
ADDS TO LIST OF U. S.
SOLDIERS IN PRISONS
War Department Also Tells of One
Civilian Who la in a Ger
The War Department authorises
publication of the following addition
al liat of prisoners of war in Ger
many. with the exception of one clr
11 Ian, who is at a hospital in Ger
Karlsrnha?Capt. Harry P. Sullivan,
Brooklyn, N. Y.; Ueuts. Elmer R. E.
Haslett, Carterville, Mo.; David M.
McClue. Pittsburgh, Pa.; Richard
Henry Mclntyre, Brooklyn. N. Y.;
John C. Nelson, Norfolk, Va., and
Hsu-ry Calvin Hawkins, Evart, Mich.
Rastatt?Privates (first class) John
H. Scott, lr, Bradford, Pa., and Mar
vin F- Hefflefinger, Carlisle, Pa.; Pri
vates Nocolo Di Norcia, Newark, N.
J.; Arturo Peliochi, Cold Spring Har
bor, N. Y.; Simon Breen, Philadelphia,
Pa.; William T. Carey, New York. N.
Y.; Frank R. McNease, New Brighton.
Pa, and Antonio Barber, Province Di
Llmburg?Corp. John Washco, Phil
adelphia, Pa.; Privates (first class)
Harold B. Landsberry. Philadelphia,
Pa.; Joe James Monte. Newport, R. L;
Frank Metz Petro, Yoyngstown, Ohio,
and Benjamin Katz. Brooklyn. N. Y.;
Privates Frank Mills, Buffalo, N. Y-,
and Clair Richwlno. Gardners, Pa.
Hospital at Metz ? Private Sam
Chornlak. Meriden, Conn.
Hospital at Trauenstein?Civilian
Michael Gleason, Palisade, N. J.
; Reserve hospital 6. Landau? Prl
I vates Thomas J. Elder, Philadelphia,'
Pa., and Howard J. Shaffer, Brooks
LAndshut?Lleuts. Roger 7. Chapin,
Dorchester, Mass.. and Arthur I*.
Clark. Jamaica Plain. Mass.
St. Clement Hospital, Met*?Lieut.
Waldo H. Helnrichs. Boston, Mass.
Villingfen?Lieut. George Hinman,
Camp unknown?Lleuts. Cassius H
Styles, South Hero. Vt.; Thomas F.
Jackson, New Britain, Conn.; Henry
Bradley Frost, Arlington, Mass., and
John C. Donaldson, Pawtucket, R. L;
Sergt Boyde Arquette, Parishville,
N. Y.; Corp. Philip Stern, New York,
N. T.; Privates (first class) Israel
Mallov, New York, N. Y.; Charles Noe,
Flushing, N. Y.; Anthony J. Savas
tano. Brooklyn, N. Y., and Robert O.
Clinefelter. CoMwater, Mich., and
Privates John F. Meehan. Duncott,
Pa.: Pietro Pierini, San MatSo, Cal.;
William O. Tolbert, Paducah, Ky.;
Leonard (Dudley McCoy, Montour,
Iowa: John J. Eerenstein, Hicksville.
N. Y.; Christ P. Christensen, San
Francisco, Cal.; Usury Mahler, New i
Baltimore Station. N. Y.J, Joseph a.
I Long, Lima, Ohio, and William Joseph
Ferris, Erie, Pa. /
? Camp unknown ? Wounded ? Capt,
Hay den P. Mailers. San Antonio, Tex.,
and Corp. John Killoran, Chester, Pa.
Reported in good health, camp un
known?Lleuts. Lawrence t Roberts,
Wilmington. Del.; Oscar Mandel.
Grantwood, N. J., and Edward P.
Hamilton, East Orange, N. J.; Corps.
Bertram Halberstadt, New. York,
N. Y.; Robert B. Kennedy, Niagara
Falls, N. Y., and Charles Mood, New
York, N. Y. (believed to be identical
with Corp. Thomas J. Mood); Sergt.
Grover C. Felgar, Scottdale, Pa., and
Privates Joe Graco. Altonvilla Mihcia,
Italy;' Leo Feld, New York, N. Y.;
Giorgio Blanco, Frankfort, N. Y.;
Mariano Leggio, Akron, Ohio; Cor
melo Cimiluca, New York, N. Y.;
Harry Miller. Coalgate, Okla.; Frank
Szoszorck. Erie, Pa.; Samuel Nisxen
holts, Ostrog, Russia; Ernest C. Wood,
Wilmore, Kan., and Wactaw Kluc
nickie, Bridesburg. Pa.
Reported wounded, camp unknown?
Sergt. Mad. Frank Raymond, Chicago.
IIL, and Private Ernest A. Saphore,
Boiling Springs. Pa.
Reserve hospital 4, Rastatt?Ue?t
John Jordan Redfield. Montclatr, N. J.
The late Czar of Russia had a dragon
tattooed on his left forearm, and quite
a number of other European royalties,
both past and present have been simi
is at hand. We in prepared
to fill all orders on the best
of materials. Glass korifiartcn.
Paint A Glass Co.
T1S-721 7th St. V.V.
Read What a W. Va.
Physician Says Afoot
October n, IMS.
Babek lffg. Oo,
Washington, D. C.
Dear Sir?I'm sending TM
money order for 92, also special
delivery stamp. PI?? ?l?l me
by special delivery foar bottles
of Babelc. The lives ot two chil
dren depend on whether It
reaches here In time. If rn
cannot send the foar at once,
send one and the other by next
mall. 1 don't know whether it
has gone up; if so, send bill.
Tours in haste.
(Signed) C. W. BEYER, K. D.
Parkersburg, W. Va.
On Sale at All Druggists*.
KNABE WAREROOMS, INC
1222 G St. N.W. J. H. Williams, Pres.
81st Anniversary Celebration Sale
WANTED?Four Piano Salesmen.
Apply before 9 o'clock, mornings.
Ask for Mr. Sayward.
PIANOS and PLAYERS
Apply before 9 o'clock,
Ask for Mr. Sayward.
Music Rolls, Stools, Benches, Cabinets, Etc., Etc.
ERE'S the story of the greatest sale in the history of Piano selling in the city of Washington. Just eighty-one years ago we started in business. We
I have had eighty-one years of successful business; our business has grown; our customers are satisfied; they are our friends and our business has
been built up from satisfied customers, and now at this time we feel that we should celebrate; that we should do something big; that we should
again show our appreciation of the good will shown us. So, after careful consideration, we have decided to place on sale every new, discontinued style,
shopworn, used or slightly used Piano, Player-Piano, Music Roll, Music Cabinet at prices and terms that will move them quickly.
Good Used Pianos at $64, $79, $98, $169, $175 & Up During This Sale
NEVER to our knowledge during these times of high prices have such figures and terms been quoted, nor have you had the opportunity to buy GOOD
PIANOS for $64, $79, $98, $169, $175. GOOD USED PLAYER-PIANOS FOR $198 and up. Some of these instruments are slightly shopworn;
others are used and have been taken as part payment on beautiful new Player-Pianos. _ All are Fully Warranted to be as represented or money
JUST A FEW SAMPLES OF THE MANY WONDERFUL BARGAINS
Ebony caae; ose<L Worth twice the
amount we ask. Cash only.
Used, trot In line condition. See this
bargain early, as It will go quick.
Used. Perfect In every way.
hogany case. Standard size.
Mahogany case; slightly used. This
is one of -the best bargains and should
be one of tlie first to go.
Mahogany case. Pall size. Beauti
ful tone. Slightly used.
Beautiful mahogany case. Used, bat
In fine condition. See this one.
Mahogany can. A genuine bargain.
togany case., In very
tlon. New. See this one.
This Player-Piano is one of Qie beat
bargains we have to offer, and' the
above price will move it quickly.
Slightly used. Mahogany.
Ebony case. Although the price fa
low this piano is in very fair condi
Brown and Simpson
Walnut ease. Full size and good tone.
This instrument, although slightly
used, has not been hurt in any way.
Mahogany case. Standard size.
Oak case. Slightly used. Large
size. Very good condition. Worth much
more than we ask.
Good as new, although slightly used.
Mahogany case. Full size.
Medium size. Used, but In Una con
dition. Mahogany case.
Mahogany case. Full size, and In
good condition, although it has been
Used. This piano is well
here, and should go quickly.
Used, but very good for the price
asked. This one will go quick. Ma
To Approve* Credit
Long Time to Pay Balance
On Piano or Player
Used. Mahogany ease. In fine con
Mahogany case. Very good condi
tion. Used. This piano would be fine
Mahogany case. Standard size.
Slightly used, but could hardly be
told from new. This one should go
Used, but in perfect condition. Beau
tiful mahogany case. Full size and
Mahogany case. New, but in good
condition. A genuine bargain.
Knabe Grand Piano
A fine instrument for the money. See
this one. Good for hall, music teacher,
Haines Bros. Player
Mahogany case. New. A high-grade
player in every respect.
Not often' do you have the oppor
tunity to buy this make at the above
figure. Used. Mahogany case.
This beautiful mahogany player Is
new and is without question r
Mahogany case in very fair condi
Mahogany case. This well known
make is a big bargain; used. Fine
Used, but good. Mahogany case.
Standard size. A very good bargain.
New. Beautiful mahogany
Perfect in every way and a genuine
Walnut case. Standard six
Very fine for the price asked.
Oak case. New. This reliable In-,
strument is one of the best bargains.
Knabe Angelus Player
Mahogany case. Used. Full sis*
In good condition.
Mahogany case. Shopworn, bat
could not be told from new. See this
New. Genuine walnut case, and as
you well know a reliable instrument
in every way.
HI i \/f7 T"i Y C All 88-note. Both orchestrated and hand
III 111 rl,A Y frV.K Kill . I ..1 Popular and classical selection*. The regular
9 VVV * I\VyLjl-iU $1.00 and up to $1.50^ During this sale you <
orchestrated and hand-played numbers.
prices were 50c,
can buy them for
14c, 19c and 29c
We Are Getting Extfa Salesmen and Everything Will Be Ready for the Big Rush
?THE KNABE WAREROOMS POLICYi
Every instrument fully guaranteed to be as
represented or money refunded without'question or
argument. Could anything be fairer?
You are given the choice of the finest Pianos
and Player-Pianos in the world. You are given a
broad, liberal condition of sale, as low as $i0 down
?and you are given the longest possible time to
meet the payments.
Within one year's time you may exchange the
Piano or Player-Piano you purchase for any other
Piano or Player-Piano of equal or greater value on
our floors, and all payments made oq the first in
strument will be credited in full against the second.
We give you a Bench and 12 Rolls of Music
FREE with each Player-Piano or a Stool with
every Piano and free delivery.
Extra saving for more cash down. , Ask the
salesman about it when you call.
KNABE WAREROOMS, INC.
J. H. WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT
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