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DETENTION HOUSE COMMITTEE NAMED Quick Action in Finding Temporary Location Is Sought. The District Commissioners late yes terday appointed a committee to hasten Action in obtaining temporary location for the House of Detention, which must move from its present home, 908 B j street southwest, by January 21. Assistant Engineer Commissioner Donald A. Davison was named chair man, the other members being Assist ant Engineer Commissioner Layson D. Atkins, Assistant Supt. Henry G. Pratt and Lieut. Mina C. Van Winkle of the police Department. The Commissioners had taken the matter up at a special meeting Fri day night and returned to the discus sion at intervals throughout yesterday, although their deliberations were in terrupted by attendance at the ses elons of the subcommittee on the Dis trict of the House appropriations com mittee. The proposition that received most attention was one to ask the commis sion on enlargement of the Capitol grounds to allow the detention house to be placed temporarily in one of the Government hotgls on Union Station plaza. After lengthy conference be tween the Commissioners and Assistant Corporation Counsel Ringgold Hart, this idea was abandoned and the com mittee created. The Commissioners are required by »n order issued by Justice Jennings Bailey, in Equity Court, to vacate the present house by January 21. First Cousins United. Special Dispatch to The Star. ROCKVILLE. Md.. January 5. Henry Hill Blankenbeker of Locust ?Dale. Va.. and Miss Ena Myrtle Blan- Jcenbeker of Lean, Va., were married in Rockville this afternoon by Rev. Bertram M. Osgood of the Baptist Church at the home of the minister. They are first cousins. SEALINE* Leatherette FUR COATS RAINCOATS . SO !?' i : " I! !!: ill :f:Hi i T f?i Smart, well made ewi&fo&ij lUMr Water proofed coats of choice Buck Leatherette, warmly S££S iHHD s«i this low price. QOV Second Fl«Jor 0 II St*. Second F!«.r The Season’s Lowest Price Level a ' aßMpi M ■: fl Richly Fur-Trimmed IIIIIP raguvV Tans... and... Blacks HBB''~hMNI An Abundance of \ HmbHuvl\ ya' tvA ’ iHHSflfPil® Larger Sizes! <* • 7 $29 to $39 Winter Coats ; i!v^mllflA ' All beautifully tailored. P - A Such fine materials 1 Velour, Broadcloth, Bolivia g|J 9hm b3B fIHSj ® \|Jf and FUR Fabrics are in- eluded. Sizes 13 to 19 for juniors, 14 to 20 fer misses, S£jsf HB 36 to 46 for women, and 2 1 j* for larger ajgoßßßSßßy..Bnllßjjg[ women. Extra long coats £ « are included in this collec- BLawmaj tion. sS&m llrllMrek $49, $59, $69 Winter wKfim ' fSO Coats Reduced to .WMML«jtek r , y|.i 11 mbl\W&& 3-S^"'4 i»PsEVS||&ti! The finest furs, materials -- —W—- v jaVyTOt and styles combine to make B Hn SB In these coats most attractive WBt JKf BUgWy\\a\ml at this low price. Included WMOT W «R\\ \AX are plenty of desirable | BSV ; Black coats in Kersey and /jffi v£Ke rfrfflSllfl au Broadcloth. All the regular SRi BE and extra Coats on Sale—Second Floor |HUH IP SIGMUNDS ShL Balmain HP BAl®lH@Bf iPK*® COATS REDUCED £. I / I $18.85 to $23.50 $22.50 to $29.75 i j $ X 0= j fj These are good quality At this price we are ■ j II coats, trimmed generous- offering, we believe, the / L i .., t , TL • best coat values and the > I ft *y with warm furs. They . . , .. , . / H largest selection of their . j H * r * **» every case super kind in Washington. A j li values at this low clear- strong statement we’re f / ance price. * ure we can P rove - I I, ALL S,ZES ALL S,ZES ► / I li Arlington County News CLARENDON, Va.. January 5 (Spe cial). —Tribute will be paid to the memory of volunteer firemen of Ar lington and Fairfax Counties who died during the year, at special services to be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at the Methodist Episcopal Church South, on Broad street. Falls Church, under aus pices of the Arlington-Fairfax Volun teer Firemen's Association. The memorial service is an annual event of the association. A program be ing arranged, to include prominent speakers and music, gives promise of making the coming event the most im pressive ever held. Firemen from all of the various departments of the two counties are planning to take part in the rites for their departed comrades. R. E. Kendrick heads the committee j on arangements. | Heeding the warning of Dr. P. M. Chichester, county health officer, against large public gatherings during the present influenza invasion of the county the Clarendon Citizens’ Asso ciation and the Thomas Nelson Chap ter, Daughters of the American Revo lution, have canceled their meetings scheduled for Tuesday night. The Wom an's Club of Lyon Village has post poned indefinitely its social meeting schedule for Wednesday night in the Priscilla room of the Rucker Building and instead will hold a short business meeting at the home of Mrs. H. F. Smith, 104 Virginia avenue. Church Officers Chosen. Officers of the Cherrydale Baptist Church were elected Thursday night as follows: Miss Blanche Ring, cleark; A. H. Solomon, financial secretary: A. B. Honts, treasurer; L. W. Holland, bud get officer; Miss Florence Ring, organ ist; J. Harry Wagner, C. B. Butler, J. A. Finnel, deacons; E. F. O’Meare and G. W. Small, trustees, and E. J. Jones, janitor. The Leeway Citizens’ Association will meet in regular session at the Robert E. Lee School Tuesday night and. ac cording to President William C. Hull, will consider several important county projects, including proposed salary in creases for county school teachers and the resolution adopted by the Arlington County Civic Federation proposing an appropriation by the board of super visors of $5,000 for use of the Arling ton Zoning Commission. Herbert F. Smith was elected chief of the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Depart ment at the annual meeting of the trustees. He succeeds A. B. Eaton, who resigned after several years of service THE SEND AT STATS, VTA STTTNT. TOT, D. C., TAXTATST G. 1020—TAT? T T.~ on account of ill health. A. C. Putnam was elected president; Thomas R. Mechem, secretary, and Lyman M. Kelley, treasurer. Appointive officers are announced by the new chief as follows; George Beall, assistant chief; James Copeland, captain; Orlando Krigbaum, first lieutenant; Novice McNeeley, sec ond lieutenant. A committee consisting of Milton E. Crutchley. J. B. Swecker and Thomas R. Mechem was appointed to arrange for a department benefit dinner to be held the latter part of January or early in February. Offer of the Woman’s Club of Ashton Heights to stage the dinner in its clubhouse was accepted. Plans of the new officers for the year include the organization of a woman’s auxiliary, the holding of fire drills each Wednesday afternoon under the direction of the chief and a general clean-up and paint-up of the apparatus and building. Organization of a bowling team to represent the department in the Arlington-Fairfax Firemen’s Association Bowling League is under way with Milton E. Crutchley in charge. License Notice Given. Harry K. Green, county commissioner of revenue, issued a statement today urging all persons, firms or corporations requiring a professional or business license to secure same during January, advising that a penalty of 10 per cent is imposed under the law for licenses issued after February 1. The League of Republican Women of Arlington County will meet Monday night at the home of Mrs. A. A. Vaughan. 134 Oak street, Lyon Village. The Arlington-Fairfax Railway Co. yesterday put carpenters to work erect ing a shelter shed at its station here. While the plans do not call for an elaborate or imposing structure, the building now taking shape will answer a good purpose, that of affording pas sengers ample protection from the ele ments while awaiting cars. The monthly chest clinic will be held in the Jefferson Health Center at Potomac Wednesday from 10 a m. io 4 p.m.. according to announcement by the Health Department. Dr. H. A. Latane will be in charge. Candles have become associated with Christmas and with church ceremony because during the early ages when Christians w r ere persecuted, they w-ere forced to hold their assemblies of the followers of Christ in the darkness just before the daw’n, the room lit by can dles. ARLINGTON HEALTH OFFICIALS TO CONFER Will Lay Plans to Combat Possible Influenza Epidemic in County. Special Dispatch to The Star. CLARENDON. Va., January 5 Health department officials will hold a conference on Monday to prepare for a possible severe influenza epidemic, it was announced today by Dr. P. M. Chichester, Arlington County health officer. The decision to prepare for the care of persons w'ho may be severely stricken w r as decided upon after the announce ment of tw’o deaths from pneumonia that developed from influenza. The victims are Mrs. Emma Aul, 61 years old, of Cherrydale, a widow, and Mrs. I k\l I \I\WS I JANUARY CLEARANCE CHAFACTEF RMNM ENTIRE STOCK OFFERED AT A charming four-piece suite of genuine American walnut aN a m veneers combined with cabinet woods. The suite sketched r 'M consists of a dresser. French vanity, return-end bed and a v|«r I M XI « spacious chest of drawers. Drawer bottoms of mahogany, I W £Jk A Regular price, sls5 —Less 20%. L | . I"" 1 ™ mm *** 18 Months to Pay A Lovely Three-Piece Living Room Suite , j- . . „ . Typical of the many individual suites of Character Furni- /H -4. £j6QltllVKllS ExCtlllCLlQH ture for the living room is this beautiful group of three pieces X "I X "I —settee, armchair and throne chair. Upholstery is genuine Vj/ MM II 1 . , _ mohair, reverse cushions and paneled backs of genuine trench f I II I iAclUimcinn S EQVCrtISC tW O —O' 0“Oll frieze—a gorgeous combination. Resilient coil spring con- f mill 01 i i \ struct ion throughout. Regular price, $250-Less 20%. 4/ VX V-/ SaICS Cadi VCai* ... 11l January aild AllgUSt, 18 Months to Pay and thousands avail themselves of the op to obtain Character Furniture Z ~ ''_T ' ' * ZT. Kaufmanivs Budget Pavment For the Touch That Gives Perfection This Dinette Suite Svstem was planned to help the Seven pieces in this charming group. Constructed fp f\ • ..... , £ . of hardwood with richly figured and beautifully fin- TV “I T T Jt 1 llOllie Owner and it IS doing it in a cm,l,r„'f'a a y»"S r \.bfe%tna I I I *^ V ' most gratifying manner. You ; steb^mS C h“R^ u S'»S£iS f SMI > > > • have the privilege of “paying up’* t; * lb Months to Pay illlSMoiltllS. KAIiFIUAIWS “ : 1415 H Street 21 CITIES , j Gladys L. Simpson of Virginia High lands. While he does not expect the epidemic to reach the proportions of the siege in 1918, Dr. Chichester said that he wished to be prepared for an emergency and would confer with members of his staff and of the department of public welfare on a plan that could be pre sented to and :#nmediately acted upon by the county commissioners in case such a need arose. That the spread of the disease has been rapid Dr. Chichester would not deny, but he said that most of the cases are still in a mild form. He fears that the Washington hospitals will be crowded in case it is found necessary to remove many patients to them from the county and will attempt to make arrangements for their care locally. Citizens’ Council to Meet. The Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet in the office of Col. William B. Ladue, District Engineer Commissioner, at 8 p.m., Thursday, to discuss several bills affecting the District, introduced during the present session of Congress. TREASURER OF OHIO DENIES PLOT CHARGE Pleads Not Guilty in Brewery Con spiracy Case as Others Admit Charge. By the Associated Press. COLUMBUS. Ohio, January s.—Bert B. Buckley, Ohio State treasurer, will stand alone when his trial on charges of conspiracy to violate the national prohibition act opens before a jury in Federal Court here January 21. Buckley pleaded not guilty today when arraigned before Federal Judge Benson W. Hough, but his co-defend ants, John L. Schrimper. Cincinnati attorney and former State legislator, and Joseph Sherber, brew master of the Jackson Brewing Co., Cincinnati, pleaded guilty to the charges. Buckley w r as released on SIO,OOO bond and his co-defendants on bonds of $5,000 each. Sherber pleaded not guilty to a second indictment in which he was charged with perjury. Indictment of the trio was made Monday after several days of investi gation of reports that several Cincin nati breweries were "tipped oft" when Federal prohibition officers planned raids. - RALEIGH “FLU” DEATHS. Six Died Since First of Year, Records Reveal. RALEIGH, N. C., January 5 (A>). —Six persons have died from influenza and pneumonia in Raleigh since the first of the year, records of the registrar of vital statistics revealed today. During December there were 17 deaths from influenza and pneumonia. Influenza is not a reportable disease and no figures are available as to the number of cases in the city. UNDERTAKER, 92, DIES. \ M. V. Jenkins Has Voted for 18 Democratic Presidential Aspirants. Special Dispatch to The Star. HAGERSTOWN, Md., January 5. Martin V. Jenkins. 92 years old, who has voted for 18 Democratic presi dential candidates and belonged to the second of three generations of under takers. died at his home at Hancock. Md., this morning. He had been in the undertaking busi ness since 1849. MAMMOTH BONES FOUND. NANCY, France iOP).—The fossilized skeleton of an enormous mammoth has been discovered by workmen in a sand pit at Mussey. The tusks and a number of bones, including a thigh bone weighing 70 pounds, have been taken out and sent to a paleontologist at Bar-le-Duc for study.