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Lyons’ Government Retains
Majority in Parliament
8* the Associated Press.
MELBOURNE, October 24 (Sun
day).—Prime Minister Joseph A. Lyons’
coalition government retained Its
majority in the house of representa
tives today on the basis of the first
day’s tabulation of Australia's election
for the federal parliament.
The combined united Australian and
united country parties, which support
the present government, took 44 seats
while the labor opposition gained only
two for a total of 30.
It was believed that the govern
ment’s top-heavy majority in the fed
eral parliament's upper house also was
Prime Minister Lyons campaigned
with a “tune in with England” slo
gan, urging close cooperation with
Britain and a bigger navy for Aus
tralia while attacking labor's “isola
tionist” defense policy.
Labor candidates demanded a big
ger air force and accused the gov
ernment of making secret conscrip
tion commitments to Britain, a charge
Vigorously denied by the government.
Lyons declared that if the “false
Issue” of conscription had not been
raised, the government's position would
have been even stronger.
The prime minister himself was
hard-pressed in his constituency and
his defense minister. Sir Archdale
Parkhill, was a running slightly be
hind an independent opponent.
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North Carolina Society Will Hold
Governor’s Night on Novem
ber 18.
Gov. Clyde R. Hoey of North Car
olina and Mrs. Hoey will be honor
guests of the North Carolina Society
of Washington on the night of Thurs
day, November 18. when the society
opens its season with the annual Gov
ernor’s night affair at the Shoreham
Hotel. The program will begin at
8:30 p.m.
The Governor’s address will be
broadcast over the Columbia Broad
casting System from the Shoreham
ball room.
Giles Yeomans Newton, president of
the society, announced the following
schedule of events for the 1937-38
season, all to be held at the Shore
ham: Christmas party, Saturday, De
cember 18: congressional party, Satur
day, January 22; Valentine party. Sat
urday, February 19; Spring dance,
Saturday. March 19. and D. A. R.
party and annual meeting, Thursday,
April 21.
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Health. Department Inspectors
Make Series of Surprise Visits
to Establishments.
Marked improvement in the sani
tary conditions in District barber
shops was noted last week by Health
Department inspectors who made a
series of "surprise” visits to these
The Health Department announced
yesterday that 14 inspectors had in
spected more than 400 shops in the
last week, some of them just before
closing time at night, and discovered
' only a few violations of the sanitary
regulations which resulted in the
issuance of warrants.
An increase in the inspection force,
permitted by the current District ap
propriation act, is enabling the Health
Department to keep closer surveillance !
over sanitary conditions in barber !
shops, restaurants and other public !
‘‘Psychologry in Radio’’ Will Be
Topic at G. W. U.
Dr. Frank Stanton of the Columbia
Broadcasting System will speak on
"Psychology in Radio” at 8 p.m. to
morrow in building D. room 307,
at George Washington University.
Dr. Stanton is manager of the
market research division of the
C. B. S. and formerly taught experi
mental psychology at Ohio State Uni
versity. His talk is being sponsored
by Prof. Steuart Britt of the George
Washington department of psy
The American Federation of Gov
ernment Employes charter issued to
Interior Lodge 36 will be retained by
a group which refuses to join the
recent secession movement in the unit,
it was announced yesterday. This
action was voted Friday night.
The group that has voted to with
draw is planning to affiliate with the
United Federal Workers of America.
For Indoor
Table Tennis
Specially Priced
HO, *12, *15, *1750
Table Tennis is one of Wash
ington's most popular indoor
sports. We have a large dis
play of regulation sice tables*
both stationary and folding
types. Sturdily built tables
with plywood tops. See them on
display at our office or phone
us. Free delivery to your home.
to *12.95
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Made to Sell for
$9.95 to $12.95
• Each side 50 inches
wide; 2V* yards long
• Fully lined with high
grade sateen
• Damask in florals,
stripes and plain
Breath-taking, beautiful fabrics and colors ... Full-sweeping draperies j
that literally transform a room with their regal character. We have
planned for months to make this event impressive. Every detail of
these draperies is of the very finest. Come tomorrow for this value,
and we suggest that you make it early. COLORS: Gold, Green, Brown,
Rust, Red, Woodrose, Eggshell, Plum and Blue..
Curtains . . . Second Floor
Typifying Today’s Trend
| Toward Elegance
Regularly $2.95
Tubbable, shimmering, graceful.
They are flattering, filmy and let in
every ray of sunlight. The glow
ing curtain sketched is 66 inches
wide (to pair), 2 16 yards long;
ready to hang. Champagne, Egg
, shell and French Ecru colors.
Curtains ,.. Second Floor
& fiUaitfiimal
Street at Eleventh District 4400
Books for October mow closed. All purchases made for remainder of month will appear on statements as of December 1st.
From the Looms of
America’s Best-Known Maker
Washed American
9x12 Oriental Rugs
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Special Group . . . Only
SO Seamless
^ The American maker of these rugs is also an importer of
9x12 and tfc ^ real °rientals • • • so it is not surprising he knows how to
x an $ y^J.5U catch that subtleness of color, that shimmering, shiny _ m
8'ax10V2 JZ* y lustre. 25 gorgeous new designs, copies from choice
Orientals ... in Reds, Rusts, Blues, Beige and Burgundy.
Styles for every room ... !
. Modern, semi-solids and Ori- . ,
ental copy patterns. All per- Other matching sizes from
feet quality. 11^x21 feet to 22x/2x36 inches
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.- Rugs • • • • Fourth Floor
Sale... Alabaster Lamps
$Q.98 $^2'98
Includes 12; were Includes' 28; were
$12.98 and $14.98 $16.98 and $19.98
Handsome Carved Bases
We were able to purchase this limited
quantity of collectors’ lamps at a
great saving, which we are passing
on to you. Each lamp is a work of
art, with bases that are carved in
fascinating shapes. Bases of white
alabaster or delicately tinted in
champagne-satin color. Shaped
shades, handsomely trimmed, har
monize perfectly with bases.
Lmmpi . . . Fifth Floor
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$3*95 to $5.95 Imported Lame, yard
Electric Sewing Machines
A limited number; some have
marred cabinets but all are ME
a new-machine guarantee.
1 Hepplewhite, was $42.
2 Louis XVI, were $57.
Now -$39
| 2 Consoles, were $72.
Now - _$48
1 Windsor Console, was $79.
! 2 De Luxe Rotaries, were $99.50.
Use Our Budget Plan
Pay $3 Down, Balance Monthly
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Small Carrying Charge
Machine! . . . Second Floor
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One of the Season’s Most Favored Formal * I
Fabrics ... at a Savings of $1 to $3 on a Yard |
A wonderful value ... and, of course, there is a reason for such a great reduc- 1
tion ... the importer bought surplus yardage in excess of his regular orders and I
gave us a special price on the entire yardage. You know yourself how rich
looking, how greatly favored, how much more than $2.95 this fabric usually
sells for.
Special Purchase and. Sale ♦ ♦ ♦ 500
Black Dress Lengths ♦ ♦. $2.29
If bought by the yard it would sell from $2.75 to $3.75. Includes Rough-Crepe, ' 4 t0 4'A
Mossy-Crepe, Flat-Crepe, Matelasse, Canton-Crepe, Crepe-Alpaca, Novelty Weaves. to taeh length
54-inch “Scotch Clans ’’Plaid Woolens
Choose from the following—Scott-Hunting, Stewart-Blue, Gordon, Wallace, Stewart
Royal Fraser, Wales and many others. Plaids, you know, rank high in style with
every one from tots to their mothers. These are beautiful qualities in clear cut

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