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FOUR CHEER DAYS I
gIVEN EACH WEEK i D. C. Red Cross Canteen's1 Work at Union Station for ? hvaati Soldiers. ? tne last four clays of every j v. ??# k .? v?rw of ?l?e Pre s:dent's su.;e j ? t'nion s'mou h'tngs ba*-.; I vividly the time when this room was daily and almost liourly filled with soldii rs I?o>ind overseas and l?einj? ?nterl;j ined by the eanteen service of the I? str.c t Chapter of the Red Cross, j Although the war is over and the raiit?,fn's war service is at an end. it remains strictly on the job in m-ik :nc I: f * ? cheerful for wounded meu from Walter Ree? Hospital and pa - tienis from St. Klizahfth's. !.; <t Wednesday night. for instance. .'?hi appy Yanks from Walter Reed -Mt ilov n there to a bountiful s"pper ?f ham and eggs. eoffeo. Ice cream, ak. iind s mokes. livery Wednesday. Friday and Saturday s.< a group s. ?nterta ined and on Thursdays a: delegation from St 131 i: abeth's is ' similarly fed. Department ttnle \pplird. Attendance of such patients in con- j siderable numbers at matinees and ? other afternoon entertainments is not permitted by the surgeon general's department, when their return oc- ! curs after mess hours, unless some organization Rives assurance that the men wili he suitably fed at the usual l our, and this duty the loca' canteen service has cheerfully ut dertaken. Mrs Kldredere K. Jordan heads the i orps as manager. Ives and daagh- j ters ??f Army officers, past and pres ent. compose the majority of those on fluty. In?hided in" the rostc.- are: Mrs. William Graves. Mrs. John Johnson,} Mrs John W Joy?s. Mrs. William J. ; Snc?*- Mrs. Charles Keene. Miss Mary. F'atten. Mrs. James Totten. the Misses: . Sh? ri?l;;n. Mrs. James K. Mitchell. Miss j ? l.ydia l.oring, Mrs Horace Westcott. i Mrs. Randall Webb. Miss Catherine forte*. Mrs. Thonas He!l Sweeney, j Mrs. V.'i'liam Church. Mrs. Goldsbor-| ough Adams. Mrs. Robert Hunter and) Misses Nellie Keane. Katherine Riggsj find Mary McCarthy. 1 Many Other* t'o-Operste. In this extensive entertainment pro-j ?rram maintained by the canteen serv ice not only the local motor corps co-1 operates, but also the department of! military relief of the Potomac di-i vision, represented by James S. Mc-. fSibnev. Nor should the managers I of Keith's, the' Belasco. Poli. Shu-, hert-?Sarrick. National. Rialto. Metro politan. Palace and Knickerbocker theaters be forgotten. They give the Privileges of their respective houses to irom 100 to 2i>0 boys from Walter Reed at various performances weekly. PARTY TO REPRESENT U.S. | IN RED CROSS LEAGUE | NEW YORK. February 6.?Henry P. j Pavison. chairman of the I.eague of; Red I'ross Societies recently organ-; ized at Paris, and four other Ameri- i can delegates, sailed from here on the' steamship Mauretania yesterday to > attend the first meeting of the (ten- ! era! council of the league at Geneva. ; Sw ilzerlandyjlarch 2. The other dele- i gates were Eliot Wadsworth of Bos ton. Willoughbv G. Walling of Chi-1 , rago. Otis H. Cutler and Mrs. William K. Draper of -New York. Nearly all European and South i American countries, except the cen tral powers, will be represented byi delegates. Problems of child welfare, tuberculosis and public health in gen eral will be discuesed.' GERMANY SEEKS L#ANS. Carries on Negotiations With South America and Europe. RERL.IN. February 4 (by the Asso ciated Press).?Negotiations for loans i Kimilar to that between Geirmany and ! Holland are being carried out by Ger- j many with the Scandinavian states, ! South America, Spain and Switzerland. The loan by Holland to Germany 1 amounts to 200.000,000 florins. It is for ten years and is subject to renewal. Cathedral Heights Association Urges Immediate Action; Four Portable Schools Obtained. Believing: that the McMillan plan fori parks for this city should be carried j out. the Cathedral Heights Citizens'! Association, at .1 meet ins: last nicht , in St. Alban's parish hall, adopted .1 | resolution urging in!mediate action , on this project. The so-called Mc- j Millaii plan has been drawn up for i many years, hut the actual setting aside of sites for parks as recommend- \ ed by the plan has never been done. The plans are also said to embrace j the connecting: up of all the civil war I forts surrounding the city by a boul*. ? I vard. It is understood that if more I parking space is provided some of it 1 will be turned over *o tlie playground j department for public recreation cen ters. Cation <J. C. F. Bratenah! addressed ' the members briefly 011 a description | of cathedral work 1 In the report of The school commit tee of the association it was said that four new portable schools have been obtained for the overflow in the John Eaton School The association al ready has gone 011 record as favoring the five points for the improvement of the public schools in the District. (leoree A. Wales and Peter Bissett. the delegates to the Federation of Citizens' Associations., made their re- 1 port. Tn connection with the contro- | vcrsy over the nomination of the new | District of Columbia Commissioner ! the delegates reported that in ac cordance with the views of their asso ciation thev voted for the confirma tion of I>r. Van Shaick. Members be lieve that no good reason has yet been advanced for the opposing of I)r. Van Shaick. Franklin D. Jones was the only new member admitted. A. Y. Gray, presi dent of the association, presided. TEACHERS' MEETING PUT OFF. A meeting of tlte Grade Teachers' Association, which was t#? have b^en held at the Thomson School yester day afternoon, was indefinitely post poned by Miss Annie E. Burlingame. chairman, because of bad weather and of the large number of teachers un able to attend by reason of illness. This is a new organization. All teach- j ers are eligible to membership except those who belong to the Principals' 1 Association or the Grade Teachers' i Union. . M. C. A. Fifty-Dollar Check and Letter of Appreciation From Vermont Ave nue Christian Charch. With less than $10,000 needed to reach the $25,000 goal of the Y. M. C. A. drive for the benefit of non-revenue producing departments of the asso ciation. officials today expressed con fidence that the successful culmina tion of the campaign would be brought about within the next few days. Although the influenza epidemic played havoc with the ranks of solici tors during the official duration of the campaign, the personnel is declared to have been greatly augmented by friends of the association and the list of donations received through tin mail at headquarters in the central building. 1726 street, has increased. Among the gifts received yesterday was a check for $50 from the board of officers of the Vermont Avenue Christian Church. In his letter con taining the check 1\ Fulton Harris, treasurer of the board, said: "The Vemont Avenue Christian Church ap preciates the splendid assistance ren dered so often by your religious work secretary in yelping us out when our pastor', Dr. Earle Wilfley. was called away on business or by reason of in disposition on his part. The board, however, is giving this money largely in recognition of the invaluable serv ice the association is rendering the } young men of Washington and in fur ther recognition of the great good and helpfulness the organization per formed for our soldier boys in France." ORDERED TO AVOID WASTE. I Instructions by Secretary EaKer to ! Army Officers and Others. Offiials of the War Department and j officers of the Army generally have been directed by Secretary Baker to avoid at all times any extravagance or waste in the use of government material. All are instructed particu larly to scrutinize closely all requests for printed matter and to take such steps as may be necessary to elimi nate waste in the public printing and binding. They are also instructed to exer cise discretion in the use of linen lined envelopes or other expensive containers designed for the transmis sion of important and bulky papers. Jtatfe M food Gppetite By Taking Vinol It increases the appetite, aids digestion, transforms i food into red blood corpuscles, muscular tissue, j brain and nerve force, thus replacing weakness, ner- j vousness and lassitude with strength and vigor. Proof That There is Nothing Like Vinol Scranton, Pa.?"I used Vinol for Jacksonville, 111.?"I was weak, general weakness, poor appetite and nervous, all run-down and bad no ioss of strength ana flesh. At times Htreigth or ambition to do anything. \ + OUR COD LIVER AND IRON V HI rXlTONiC IS THE GREATEST J lUv I STRENGTH CREATOR KNOWN Rare Bargains in Men s Suits and Overcoats Price Tells the Story Broken Lots Values to $45 $22-65 Suits Heavy and Light Weight Sizes 33 34 35 36 37 38 40 42 Quantity 6 20 8 2 1 6 5 1 Overcoats ? ? ? ? ti Sizes 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 42 44 46 Quantity 4 6 4 14 612 8 6 8 2 Each Garment Full of Style and all Standard Quality Odd Lots Mev's 2-picce Wool Lnderwrnr; light and h e a v y weight values to S4XJ0 $1.90 Odd Let Wool Sweaters, white, red, navy, khaki; coat styles and roll collars. Sizes 34 to 4J. Values to $6.50 $3.65 Soft and Stiff Hats, sizes 6}$ to 7rJ. Stiff Hats? blacks and browns. Soft liats ? all popular shades. Sold up to ^p.oo yoc SOL HERZOG Corner Ninth and F Streets Cottotl Jersey The Fastest Growing Popular Price Women's Store in the City Bloomers in flesh, white and black. A Bargain at 50c cflliJUon&tAw/ 8th and Penna Ave. N. W. 1,000 Dainty Silk Crepe de Chine Envelope Chemises $0'98 Special, We Are Going Ahead Making Preparations For A Busy Spring-?Already We Have Assembled Wonderful Stocks of,Springtime Merchandise New Shipment of Spring Millinery The fact that our millinery buyer is abreast of dame fashion and knows style and quality when she sees it is mirrored in this display of springtime millinery. Tomorrow we introduce several hundred "new arrivals in hats at prices that speak fo themselves. Needtess to say they will be dis posed of quickly. 400 "Beauty" Hats, Very Special ? Smart rough stpaw sailors in all colors: small and medium shapes. Jap straws and two-tone combinations with rolling brims; Milans in all the new small shapes. Colors ?include navy, purple, brown and black. Many combined with satin $0.98 600 "M. R. N." Hats Remarkably, assembled with great care as to distinctive style and qual ity. Of georgette and straw, solid liscre, novelty, rough straw. Trimmings of beauti ful flowers, ostrich and fancy feathers. New leading shapes and colors ir.oo An Extraordinary Sale of New BLOUSES An event we've staged with due regard for the season?offering hundreds of new and dainty waists for street and afternoon wear. A sale for women now planning their spring wardrobe. r Flowered and Plain Georgettes Dainty French Voiles Beautiful Quality Pongees Choice Tomorrow at See the Window Display \\ c don't know when we will be able to duplicate this collection of blouses at the price, so take our ad vice and choose one or more while the sale price is so attractive. Colors Peach Flesh League Gold White Henna Tea Rose Blue Dawn Turquoise Bisque Dainty New Shqft T rimmings Beading Braiding H emstitching Filet Lace Tucking Embroidery Frilling Venise Lace Buttons Sleeve or Long Sleeve Effects Bayers for Spring Dresses Will Find a Host of Charming Frocks Priced at Surprisingly Low Figures A showing in which we have assembled a host of the newer models, be-cuffed and be-frilled in a quaint manner. Taffetas and Jerseys galore, in all the leading colors. Smartly Tailored Dresses, $ Of navy wool poplin; also serges and satins; practically every wanted size and color 10 .98 New Navy Serge Dresses Navy Serge, Satin and Jersey Dresses, in all A colors; also silvertone, velour and checked velour. fh Jerseys are beautifully finished with embroidery and tucks. 'Many evening frocks included 14 .98 Handsomely Tailored Dresses at Dresses made from such fabrics as American Woolen Mills' goods. Garfield Woolen Mills' goods; all-wool tricotine. etc. Mostly navy. Handsomely embroidered $299S Lovely New Dresses?Special at Handsome tricotines. finished with braid, A m qq beads and embroidery, new shades and all sizes; & yl, JQ many with braid applique and bright button ?M, trimmings mtt A Other Spring Dresses, $39J)8, $49M, $59.98 Welcome, Indeed, Are the New Spring Suits $29.98 Suits at . Real stunning models of brown and green Heather Jersey, designed with belts and smart patch pockets. The tailoring is excellent and the styles will appeal to the feminine fancv. All sizes for maid or matron. Suits at . $39.98 serge. Well-tailored models of tricotine; some with vests, others with rolling collar and belt Fancy slashed pockets; some braid trim med,* others with detachable collars. Other Spring Suits at $49.98, $5*98, $69.98 and Up Skirt Sale Continued Novelty Skirts f19 .98 '5 .98 Prunella, Plaids, Small Checks, Fantasl, Dew Ivist, Novelty Tweeds kumsi Kumsa, Crepe de Chine and Baronette Satin, Women's Skirts Of navv blue serge. Oxford and serviceable tweeds tomorrow's *ale ? ? All-Wool Skirts Of extra quality all-wool serge and poplins* in staple shades of navy and black Spring Skirts New models in navy and black, also serges, plaids and herringbone q ^ cheviots; black and white checks and$ f f|.9o brown and blue plaids, side plaited, and every wanted novel effect .. J 7 '10 .98 All Coats Must Go Cloth Coats, Reduced to $15 Cloth Coats, $19.98 Cloth Coats, $24.98 Cloth Coats, $29.98 Cloth Coats, $39.98 Cloth Coats, $49.98 Cloth Coats, $59.98 Cloth Coats, $69.98 Plush CO A TS $29.98 $49.98 Fur Coats Reduced Notie laid aside, sent C. O. D. or charged. All sales'final. Present prices are 50c/c under regular value. at $125 at $150 #?