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HEATH OUTLINES
BUILDING PROGRAM
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treasury Official Paints
» Glowing Picture in Forum
Radio Talk.
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• Criticizing present Federal housing
(traditions' because of huge payment cf
rents for “totally inadequate quarters’’
Vd because of working conditions that
'ln many instances are a disgrace to
the Nation,” Ferry K. Heath, Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury, last night
predicted in the National Radio Forum
that If the pending Keyes-Elliott bill
is enacted a Nation-wide survey will be
undertaken this coming Summer to de
termine increased requirements, and
that durlne the 10 years' building pro
gram more than 1,200 “beautiful and
adequate buildings will be constructed”
In this city and throughout the United
States. t
Through Station WMAL.
Mr Heath, speaking over the coun
try-wide hook-up of the National Radio
Forum, arranged by The Evening Star
and sponsored by the Columbia Broad
casting System, emphasized the impor
tance of furnishing homes for the Gov
ernment here at its headquarters. He
painted a glowing word picture of the
future of the new Washington and de
scribed the local building program as
"magnificent.”
Measure Will Speed Up Work.
The Keyes-Elliott bill, which already
has passed the House and is on the
calendar in the Senate, “will allow a
speeding up at the work all along the
line.” declared Mr. Heath, and It is
hoped that a few years will find gov
ernmental activities in dignified and ef
fective structures both in Washington,
where all activities center, and in the
country at large, where facilities are so
badly needed.”
The pending bill would increase the
amount already authorized for Federal
building here and throughout the Nation
from $338,000,000 to $568,000,000. the
speaker explained, with the division of
this total being $190,000,000 for the Dis
trict of Columbia ahd $378,000,000 for
the country at large.
The speeding- up process provided by
the Keyes-Elliott bill the speaker re
ferred to as an answer to the enlarged
building #program demand to “assist
labor throughout the land.”
"While Secretary of Commerce. Presi
dent Hoover took the keenest interest
In the Nation's building program, as has
Secretary Mellon.” said Mr. Heath. “In
the President’s inaugural address the
attention of Congress was called to the
needs of the country, and at the time
of the threatened business reaction last
Fall an enlarged program was urged,
not only in order to meet our present
governmental needs, but to assist labor
throughout the land. The House of
Representatives.” he added, “has already
passed the Keyes-Elliott bill, and if it
passed by the Senate a Nation-wide
survey will be undertaken this Summer
to determine the increased require
ments.”
Order of Censtraction Explained.
Hie system worked out for determin
ing the order of public building con
struction was explained by the speaker,
who also told of the difficulties faced by
the executive branch of the Government
In translating an appropriation into a
public building, through the long series
of steps necessgry. He explained the
problems of site purchase, preparation
of plans, working drawings, specifica
tions. bids, opntracts. and told of the
supervisory work of the United States
construction engineers on the projects
themselves. ’ *’
Appealing to the American people to
be patient not only with the executive
deportments, but also with their own
members of Congress in the matter of
public buildings, the Assistant Secretary
said:
“If the people of the country can re
alise the enormous program under way
they will appreciate not only the diffi
culties of the departments having the
work in charge, but also the difficulties
of their representatives in Congress in
attempting to obtain immediate action
in their local communities. The work
is being pushed as rapidly as is humanly
possible, when consideration is given to
the legal limits of expenditure each
year.”
These limits. Mr. Heath explained,
would be raised in the new legislation
to $15,000,000 in the District of Columbia
and $35,000,000 in the country at large
for any one year.
In the District of Columbia, under
the already authorized program, Mr.
Heath explained that seven building
projects have been authorized, of which
five are under construction and two are
awaiting the acquisition of land.
The money spent for construction of
a public building in this city, however,
Mr. Heath explained, also benefits many
other portions of the country. Referring
to the expenditure of $17,000,000 for
the Department of Commerce Building
here, he said at least $10,000,000 of this
amount is distributed in different sec
tions of the country for labor and ma
terials—not to mention the outside la
bor brought into Washington to work
on the job.”
Other Important Buildings.
In addition to the so-called triangle
development of 12 buildings here ( Mr.
Heath explained that the extended pro
gram includes a number of important
buildings in other portions of the city,
among them new buildings for the War
and Navy Departments, involving an
expenditure of approximately $26,000,-
000, and this will then permit the re
moval of the present temporary build
ings from the Mall.
In addition to the construction work
here under the direction of the. Secre
tary of the Treasury. Mr. Heath ex
plained that other building projects
contemplated or in course of construc
tion in this city include a new build
ing for the Supreme Court, the Arling
ton Memorial Bridge, office building*
art ’ additions for the Senate and House
of Representatives and the so-called
municipal center, which will be devel
oped north of Pennsylvania avenue and
will house the administrative activities
cf the District of Columbia.
“It will be seen that there is under
way in Washington.” said Mr Heath
*'a magnificent and costlv development
originally planned and devised b>
L’Enfant.” Mr. Heath’s speech in ful
follows:
How Capital Originated.
“Very early one beautiful morning ir
mid-October, 1790. a lone horseman lef
the inn in Georgetown and disap'
peared into the forest. On his returi
that night the location of the Capita
of a great Nation had been decided
The horseman was the first Presiden
of the United States of America. an<
♦he Capital was later named Washing
' ton. Two other great Americans. Thoma
Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. ha<
been responsible for placing the Capita
near the Potomac. They did this b
obtaining an agreement in Congress tha
if the Capital was so located the fund
lng bill would be passed, placing th
credit A all the States back of th
Reolutionary War debts.
“The plans these men then mad<
far-beaching as they were, are bein
carried forward beyond the founder:
wildest dreams by the present occupar
of tjbe White House, President Hoove:
end.his Secretary of the Treasury. An
drew W. Mellon. Maj. L’Enfant,
brilliant French engineer, who was
friend of George Washington and
soldier of the Revolutionary War, wi
rhoqen to lay out the plan for the ne
Federal City, and, drawing on h
knowledge of the great capitals of El
ropa he devised the beautiful scheme c
a etty which is now so rapidly nearin
realization. Time prevents dlscussio
of the vicissitudes of the L’Enfant plai
''but,! neglected and abandoned, it wi
finally rescued by the McMillan Corr
mission in 1901, ’ later aided by tt
efforts of such men as Roosevelt, Root
and Taft, and with modifications made
by Burnham. St. Gaudens, McKim and
Olinstead, so that the plan could be
adapted to modem needs, the dream city
of L’Enfant is now taking form and
substance.
“Since George Washington assisted in
laying the corner stone of the Capitol
in 1793 this Nation has been building
public buildings. With the enormous
growth of the business of the Govern
ment, the building program did not keep
pace with our needs, either in the coun
try at large nor in the Capital, The
result was and is a huge payment of
rents for totally Inadequate quarters
throughout the country, working eondi- i
tions that in many instances are a dis
grace to the Nation, and the obvious
need for some orderly procedure to
meet the problem. During the World
War it was necessary to suspend all
construction work except such as was
required for military purposes. This
suspension, taken together with the
great increase in business in conse
quence of the war. resulted in the oc
cupancy of temporary structures long
beyond their usefulness and a crowding;
of Government buildings that would not
be tolerated by any private business. I
In addition, priceless records were en
dangered. which, if destroyed, would be j
Impossible of replacement. There was <
such unprecedented demand in Congress
for the authorization of construction [
work that it proved impracticable to
select meritorious cases from the thou-!
sands of bills introduced.
Nation-wide Survey Made.
“This difficulty was not solved until
1926. when Congress authorized the
Secretary of the Treasury and the Post- j
master General to conduct a nation
wide survey to determine what projects
should be undertaken.
“Congress has shown a most con
structive spirit in dealing with our
building needs, and although it is im- j
possible to name all those who have
aided in the program, such men as |
Senators Smoot and Keyes and Repre-,
sentative Elliott have given ungrudg- j
ingly of their time and effort.
“The total amount required to meet!
the public building needs of the country, j
as determined by our survey, was $588,-
000.000, divided $190,000,000 for the!
District of Columbia and $398,000.000,
for the country at large. To date Con- |
gress has authorized an expenditure of
$338,000,000, $75,000,000 of which is for I
the purchase of land and the construc
tion of executive buildings in the Dis
trict of Columbia. There is now pend
ing in Congress legislation which will
increase the amount already authorized
from $338,000,000 to $68,000,000. The
division of this enormous sum is $190,-
000,000 for the District of Columbia
and $378,000,000 for the -ountry at
large.
“Present legislation requires that the
$338,000,000- now authorized shall be
expended over a period of 10 years, or
at the rate of $35,000,000 a year. Should
the pending Keyes-Elliott bill become a
law. the period of the program will be
extended only one year, inasmuch as
the legislation increases the annual ex
penditure from $35,000,000 to $50,000,-
000. Os the $50,000,000. $15,000,000 may
be expended in the District of Columbia
and $35,000,000 in the country at large.
“The survey covered nearly 2,000
places having postal receipts of $20,000
or over, and necessarily consumed con
siderable time and effort. After ob
taining the required data, the va-ious
places were evaluate, on such elements
as population, postal receipts, conges
tion in present quarters and similar
items, resulting in a list, arranged in
preferential order, for each State, from
which selection was made for a certain
number of projects for definite authori
zation and appropriation. This duty
devolved . upon an inter-departmental
committee of five members, designated
by the Secretary of the Treasury and
the Postmaster General. The recom
mendation of this committee was ap
proved, and projects to the extent of
nearly $190,000,000 for the country at
large and $48,000,000 for projects for
the District of Columbia, or a total of
$238,000,000, has been specifically au
thorized. This covers 334 projects for
the country at large.
Building Projects Here.
“In the District of Columbia seven
building projects have been authorized,
of which five are under construction
and two are awaiting the acquisition of
land.
“The duty of carrying out this stu
pendous program falls under the office
of the supervising architect of the
Treasury Department. That office now
employs more than 300 architects, en
gineers and draftsmen and nearly 100
field engineers, and steps are now being
taken to increase the force by 25 per
cent. A number of private architects
also have been commissioned to pre
pare drawings and specifications for
some of the larger buildings.
“In the country at large 112 projects
have either been completed or are in
course of construction. How much work
is involved in this building program will
be appreciated by a description of the
various steps that are required to pro
: duce one building. The first step Is the
acquisition of a site. The direct pur
’ chase of a site by negotiation consumes
t considerable time, but if the property
has to be acquired by condemnation
• this may take a year, or even more.
' In either case the title to the property
> has to be approved by the Department
: of Justice.
! “Before a project can reach the draft
! ing stage it is necessary to obtain an
■ accurate boundary and topographical
■ survey, and in a good many cases test
■ borings and test pits are necessary to
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THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C., FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 21. 1930.
OUTLINES U. S. BUILDING PLANS
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1 ascertain the bearing capacity of the!
| soil.
i “After this information is obtained i
; the project is studied in all its aspects, !
involving outline, proportion, relation to
adjoining buildings, and in the case of
j an institution, such as a hospital, suit
able grouping of the various buildings
In a building of Importance a great
many Government activities have to be
provided for, and the interrelation be
tween these activities has to be taken
into account in laying out the various
floor plans. This involves voluminous
correspondence, and not infrequently
personal conferences. It is not unusual
to prepare three and four sets of sketch
plans, and in one case it was necessary
to prepare eight such sets of a many- j
storied building before all the occupants
expressed themselves as satisfied.
Architects Kept Busy.
“All this is preliminary to the taking
up of the working drawings, which are
the instruments on which the contract 1
for construction is based. The develop
ment of the working drawings for a
building of a large size, say. costing
$5,000,000, consumes the time of 25
architects, engineers and draftsmen for
from six to eight months, and in many
cases more than 100 individual draw
ings are required, comprising architec
tural, structural and mechanical engi
neering layout. As all these must be
in conformity, the close co-operation of j
several divisions Is involved.
“The architectural drawings, of
course, are started first, and when these
are about 40 per cent completed the
structural engineers obtain prints, make
the necessary computations for loads for
the various floors carried down from
column to column, finally determining
the size of the footings proportioned to;
the bearing capacity of the soil. They
design the columns, girders, floor con
struction and all other structural de
tails. The mechanical engineers lay
out the various facilities, comprising
plumbing, heating, water supply, venti
lation, electrical work, elevators and
telephone systems.
“After the completion of the draw
ings, the specifications are prepared,
which is individual work and can be
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performed only by two engineers simul
j taneously, one for construction and one
tor mechanical equipment. The writ
ing of specifications for a large building
anc’. the duplicating by the mimeo
graphing process usually consumes from
four to five weeks. During the mimeo
graphing process the drawings are du
plicated by blue printing, and for a
large building now under construction
it was necessary to prepare more than
40,000 prints.
“The time allowed contractors to pre
pare proposals varies from four to six
weeks, depending upon the size of the
building. Usually there is keen compe
tion, with from 15 to 25 bids, and in
case the lowest bid is submitted by a
responsible contractor the award is ln
i variably made to that contractor.
“From this description it will be seen
t hat a large amount of preliminary work
|is required before a building can be
commenced, and even after the con
struction is started the work of the
architect and., the engineer does not
i cease. Full size drawings have to be
prepared, shop drawings checked and
samples of a great number of materials
I passed upon.
Engineer Is Detailed.
"During the erection a construction
engineer is detailed to supervise the
work of the structure, and In buildings
' of magnitude, such, for instance, as the
; buildings now being erected in Wash
ington. the construction engineer has
several assistants. The building for the
Department of Commerce Is the largest
governmental building now under con
struction, being more than 1,000 feet in
length and 350 feet in depth. Involving
a cost of $17,000,000. It takes ’.wo and
a half years to construct such a build-
S ing, and it provides employment for a
great number of men, not only on the
job but for an even greater number in
producing and fabricating plants at va
rious places, and a few statistics of the
amount of material required for such a
building should be of interest.
“As to the Department of Commerce
Building, at the present time on an
average of 800 mechanics and laborers
are employed dally, and it is expected
that no less than 2.000 will be employee
at the peak of operations. There are
67,000 cubic feet of granite and more
than 850,000 cubic feet of limestone re
quired for the facing of the building.
For the backing of this stonework 12,-
000.000 brick are necessary.
“The item of structural steel In enor
mous, 16,600 tons being required.
“No less than 5,000 metal windows
will furnish light and air to the build
ing, and to glaze these windows, 237,000
square feet of glass are necessary.
“The main interior partitions are
built of hollow clay tile, and the indi
vidual blocks required for the more than
2.000,000 square feet of partitions, if
laid end to end. would reach a distance
of 400 miles. In addition to the hollow
tile partitions, nearly 140,000 square
feet of steel and glass partitions will be
necessary. The concrete in the fireproof
floor and roof construction would build
24 miles of road 6 Inches thick and 20
feet wide. The plaster on the walls and
ceilings would cover an area of 48 city
blocks. The item of roofing is of in
, terest, for in addition to the hundreds
j of thousands of square feet of roofing
I felt and title required, 78 tons of sheet
! copper and 380 tons of galvanized sheet
iron will be necessary to protect the
interior of the building from storm,
water and snow. Many different types
of flooring will be employed, including
stone, marble, clay tile, hardwood, mas
tic, cork tile, heavy-duty woodblock,
etc. There will be no less than seven
260-horsepower boilers installed, about
94,000 square feet of radiation will be
necessary to heat the building, and 36
elevators will be needed for the convey
ance of passengers and freight.
Task Held Impossible.
“It is not possible to trace the history
of all of the products deliverc to the
buildings to their source, viz.: to the
mines where the iron, copper, lead,
nickel and other meta’. ar'' found, to
the quarries from which the stone is
procured, to the forests which furnished
the wood for flooring, etc., and to the
banks of the river bottoms where the
sand and gravel lies; but It will readily !
i be seen what an enormous number of j
j trades are involved and what thousands
! of men are employed for long periods
It must be remembered that in the
j expenditure of $17,000,000 for a build
ing in Washington at least $10,000,000
of this amount is distributed in differ
ent sections of the country for lab r
and materials, not to mention the out
side labor brought into Washington to
work on the job. This is only one of
many buildings proposed for the District
of Columbia, and somewhat comparable
buildings will be built in New York.
, Boston. Philadelphia. Baltimore, Detroit,
Pittsburgh, Chicago, St. Louis, Denver,
; Sin Francisco and Innumerable cities
! of the country.
. “The development of the so-called
‘Triangle’ in Washington includes 12
' buildings, ranging in price from $3,500,-
000 to $17,000,000.
“The Secretary of the Treasury is
charged with the responsibility of the
I construction, and has to aid him the
[ services of a special board of architec
. tural consultants, comprising in its
■ membership some of the most eminent
! American architects.
I “The extended program includes a
i number of important buildings In other
portions cf the city, among them new
buildings for the War and Navy depart
ments, involving an expenditure of ap
proximately $26,000,000, and t'.-.is will
. then permit the removal of the present
, l temporary buildings from The Mall.
,! “In addition to the construction work
' under the direction of the Secretary of
’ j the Treasury, there are other building
, | projects contemplated or in course of
[ construction in the District of Columbia,
including a new building for the Su
j preme Court, the Arlington Memorial
Bridee, office buildings and additions
J for the Senate and Hou f se of Reprcsen
. tatives. and the so-called Municipal
‘ Center, which will be developed north
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of Pennsylvania avenue and will house
the administrative activities of the Dis
trict of Columbia. It will be seen that
there is under way in Washington a
magnificent and costly development,
originally planned and devised by L’En
fant. While the general building pro
gram of the Government in the country
at large contemplates the expenditure 1
of more than $375,000,000, which sum
will take care of the very pressing needs
of the Government over the next 10
years, in all probability as the years
pass by it will be deemed advisable and
necessary to augment this sum by sev
eral hundred million dollars to properly
care for Government activities through
out the land.
Difficulties to Be Met.
"If the people of the country can'
realize the enormous program under
! way, they will appreciate not only the,
j difficulties of the departments having,
the work in charge but also the diffl-
I culties of their representatives In Ccn- ]
gress in attempting to obtain action in
their local communities. The work is
being pushed as rapidly as is humanly
possible, when consideration is given to
the legal limits of expenditure for each
year.
“While Secretary of Commerce, Presi
dent Hoover took the keenest interest
in the Nation’s building problem, as has
Secretary Mellon. In the President's
inaugural address the attention of Con
gress was called to the needs of the
country, and at the time of the threat
ened business reaction last Pall an en
larged program was urged, not only in,
order to meet our present governmental j
needs but to assist labor throughout the 1
land. The House of Representatives j
has already passed the Keyes-Elliott
bill, and if it is passed by the Senate a
Nation-wide survey will be undertaken
this Summer to determine the increased
requirements.
"During the 10 years’ program more
than 1,200 beautiful and adequate
buildings will be constructed. The bill
will allow a speeding up of the work all
| along the line, and it is hoped that a
i few years will find governmental activi
j ties in dignified and effective struc
tures. both in Washington, where all
activities center, and in the country at
large, where the facilities are so badly
needed. In the years to come the occu
pants of the modest flivver or the great
national parades will start from the
plaza of the Capitol, flanked as it will
be by the Supreme Court Building, the
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5 CONSERVATIVE OVERCOATS-Blue Kersey; full lined
with Skinner's satin; sizes 37 and 38 Regular, 38 and 42
Stout, 38 LONG. Were $55.00. Now $19.00
1 TOPCOAT—SingIe breasted; finest quality Bedford Cord;
Cravenetted; size 40. Slightly soiled from window
display. Was $45. Now.., $19.00
1 TOPCOAT —Tan Camel's shade; single breasted box
model; size 40. Slightly soiled from handling. Was
$45.00. Now * $19.00
Balance of Our / P
WINTER I *
O’COATS / L e
I . WOOL SUITS |
1 SUIT —Fine quality hard-finished worsted; light grey; D.
B. Model; size 40 (Pants imperfect). Was $45.00. Now, $9.00
10 ALL-WOOL 3-PIECE SUITS-Broken lots; assorted pat
terns and shades; Young Men's Models; sizes—3s,
2-36, 37, 4-38, 40; one 38 Short. Were $30.00. N0w...511.00
5 SUITS—AII-wool, blue and brown unfinished worsted: 2
' and 3 button Models; sizes—36 Short, 2-37 Short, .18
Short and 42 LONG. Formerly up to $35.00. Now;.. .$12.00
5 SUITS—AII-wool hard-finished fabrics; dark greys and
browns; sizes—36 and 38 Regular; 37 and 40 Short:
40 LONG. Formerly up to $40.00 Now ...$14.00
8 SUITS—AII-wool blue serges, blue cheviots and brown
worsted; Single and double breasted models; sizes—
-38. 40, 3-42 Regulars; 2-42 LONGS; 40 and 42 Short.
Were up to $45.00. Now $16.00
2 VERY FINE WORSTED SUITS-For SHORT Young
Men; blue with w’lrite stripe 4 , sizes 37 Short and 42
Short. Were $49.50. Now $19.00
2 SUlTS—Finest quality blue with white pin stripe; hard
finished w orsted (nationally known brand); 3-button
Conservative Models; sizes 37 Stout, 38 Stout. No\V, $19.00
2 SUlTS—Finest quality hard-finished worsted in grey and
brown fine Rochester tailoring; three-button Conserv- \
ative Models; sizes—37 Short Stout, 37 Stout. Were
$55.00. Now .$21.00
TROUSERS TO MATCH MANY OF THE ABOVE SUITS CAN BE
HAD FOR $2.95
1 HOT WEATHER SUITS
5 PURE LINEN SUITS-Sizes—34, 2-35, 40. 42. Were
$15.00. Now $6.95
4 PURE LINEN SUlTS—White check on white; sizes 2-36,
2-37. Were $16.50 Now $7.95
1 OENUINE PALM BEACH SUIT-Size 34. Was $15.00.
Now $3.00
5 GENUINE PALM BEACH SUITS-Tan shade; 2 and 3
button models s zes—2-35, 3-36. Were $15.00. Now., $9.00
8 NUROTEX SUITS—Plain white; hltiq and white, and •
black and white stripes; sizes—3s. 36, 37, 39, 42 Regu
lars; 36 and 40 Short. Were SIBOO. Now $9 75
2 NUROTEX SUITS-With vests: plain white; sizes-37,'
40. Slightly soiled. Were $25.00. Now $12.00
Pants to match some of the above suits, $1.95
3 FINE MOHAIR SUITS-Black; D. B. Models; si es—3s
Short. 36 Short, 38 Short. Were $22.50. Now $12.00
2 GABARDINE SUlTS—Light colors; sizes—37 LONG and
40 LONG. Were $25.00. Now $12.00
MISCELLANEOUS
7 BLACK TUXEDO VESTS—For stout men only; sizes—
-38, 40, 42. 44. (All Stouts ) Were SB.OO. Now $2.00
1 VEST—Black and white checked flannel. Size 36. Was
SIO.OO. Now ...... s 4o#
I FURNISHINGS
21 B. V. D.’s—6 Drawers, 13 Shirts, 2 Union Suits. Broken
sizes: slightly soiled. Now 39 C
17 SHIRTS, window- soiled, were up to $3.50. Now! !!!!!!!” 69c
53 TIES, window soiled, were up to $2 00. Now' 19c
5 HOSE, window soiled, were up to 75c. Now ..!!!!!’. 19c
47 PRS. HOSE, perfect condition, discontinued patterns. In
terwoven. Monito & McGregor makes. Were 75c, $1
and $1.50. Now
slightly soiled (some perfect), were up to
Now
4 SWEATERS,. puII-over style, window soiled, were up to
$6.50. Now
73 SHIRTS, discontinued stvles. were up to $3.50 Now 95c
8 RA l,°£ S " ,RTS * DRAWERS, window soiled were
SI.OO. Now .V. 39 C
38 BELTS, discontinued styles (perfect), were up to $1.50.
Now , 0
ARROW COLLARS, discontinued styies, smail and iarge
sizes only. Were 25c. Now % r
19 ARROW DRESS SHIRTS, slightly soiled, sizes 16,
. <^ I,y : Wcrc “p to *5.00. Now ' 95c
7 PRS^LOiTf^^ 5, bro H. cn . si * es t «P to $3.50. Now 95c
1 r!r s * wln do\v soiled, broken sizes, were up to
$5.00. Now T Q .
10 PRS. INTERWOVEN HOSE, extra sizes, \2 and *l3.*
- cvv IS cHinir p £L rfcct condition. Were 85c. Now 39c
5 SILK SHIRTS—PURE RADIUM SILK, 2 Rlue, 3 White.
collar attached and collar to match styles. Sizes 14,
i CII v’dabc 17 only; window soiled. Were $7.95, Now $2.95
l KOBE, medium size, very fine quality, slightly win
x Wa s $20.00. Now *.. *<s 98
°t?n w HAK iI!? S N,T SWEATERS—BIack, blue "and << V
tan. Were $lO. Now ' s3Jm'
NO ALTERATIONS, /
NO CHARGES. NO EXCHANGES, NO C. O. D.’S
ALL SALES FINAL—NO PHONE ORDERS
THe Mica. Shep
9th & E (501 Ninth St. N.W.)
W—— _____________—
Bridge across the Potomac, and to Ar
lington and the Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier. The Mall, dominated by the
Capitol at it* head,* flanked by magnifi
cent governmental groups, cut by tree
. shaded drives, with gardens, fountains,
reflecting pools, cascades and terraces,
will form a picture that will be en
; shrined in the heart of every justly
proud American, the symbol of America
—the Capital of our country.”

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