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; THE VASHINOtON TIMEi, MONDAY,1 NOVEMBER 25
10 HAVE PRESIDENT
Secretary Stimson Also Will
Address Body To Meet
Here December 4.
Navigator from all parti of th Unit
ed States will assemble here December
3 and 4, to attend the annual National
Riven and Harbors Congress, which
Will open on tho latter date, with
President Taft making the, first address
Congressman J. Hampton Moore prerl
dent of the Atlantle Deeper Wnterwnyt
Association: Mayor Fltsgerald. of B
ton; Secretary of War Btlmeon, the
Peruvian mlnteter, Bonor Frederico At
ton'eo Peaat, and Harold P. MoCormlck.
of Chicago, son-in-law of John p. Rock
feller, will be among those who will
attend the congress.
indications are that the coming con
gress will have the largest attendance
"n the history of the organisation. The
program begins Wednesday morning,
Seceraber IT when President Tt will
be heard. The Peruvian minister will
tollow.and limit Col. W, , P. Anderson,
chief engineer of the Pttrtnni
fisheries, from Ottawa. Canada, will be
the next. He comes as the personal
representatives of Premier Borden.
Address By Secretary Sttawon.
The program for the remainder of
the week Is as follows:
Wednesday afternoon George w Nor
rls Of Philadelphia, Delaware River
Terminals;" I Illustrated lecture by Hugh
L. Cooper, vice president and chief en
itnier 'Mississippi KWer Power Com.
peny; Illustrated lecture. H. McL. Hard.
Inf. consulting nH'ne.rrd."SarimSni,SI
docks, New York city. "Ocean and Riv
er Termlnala." .... a m-
Thursday morning-Address, fl. m.
Sparkman. chairman Rivers i and Hax
bora Committee, House of Represent
ttves; address. Henry U lm0"'n?,'.
retarV of War: Fred W. Donnelly,
mwr of Trenton. N. J.: C. W. . Hodson.
of Portland. Ore., representing Cornmer
rial Travelers of America, and an ad
dress from on of the Paclfio Northweat
Fitsgerald on Propam.
Thursday afternoon Speech, Senator
Charles E. Townsend, of Michigan;
speech. Harold V. McCormlck, Chicago;
Mayor Fltsgerald. &of Boston; George
P. Blow, of Illinois: Senator F. M.
Simmons, of North Carolina, and Sena
tor T. S. Martin pf Virginia.
The session of Friday morning. De
cember C, will be Riven over to commit
tee reports, nominations, and call of
States for nve-mlnute speeches.
Senator-elect Joseph K. Ransde 1 of
Louisiana, president of the National
Rivers and Harbors Congress, will
deliver his annual address at the open
ing session of the congress.
WEATHER MAN SAYS
WARM DAYS COMING
Indian Summer Not Yet Gone,
But Medicine Hat Is Breed-
iag Cold Spell.
Despito the tang of winter In the air
today, the reign of Indian summer la
not broken altogether, If the forecast
of the weather man contains a kernel
of truth under Its garb of optimism.
"A general rlso of temperature" Is
forecast to precede a disturbance
which will cross the country the latter
part of tho week and Is expected to
make Its debut on the seobonrd about
Saturday. Decidedly colder weather
will break forth In the vicinity of Medi
cine Hat about Thursday and work
Local snows and rains will appear In
patches east of the Alloghenles. particu
larly In tho New England 8teta.
Robinson Assigned Duty
At the Naval Academy
Naval Constructor R. H. Robinson,
of the Bureau of Construction and Re
pair, Navy Department, has been as
signed to additional duty as a member
of the executive council of the new
post-graduate school at the Naval Acad
my, This department, for which pro
vision was recently mude, will be gov
arnned by a council composed of the
head of the Academy, the heads of the
academic departments of marlno en
gineering and naval construction, ord
nance and gunnery, electrical engineer
ing, mathematics, and mechanics, phys
ics and chemistry, tho head of the en
gineering experiment station, a naval
constructor .and a civil cnglner.
Enstgn Fltzhugh Green, of the Bu
reau of Ordnance, has been detached
for duty at the post-graduate depart
ment. Beans, For Instance?
BOSTON, Nov. :r. Europeans with
unpronounceable and unsellable names
have adtpted si. me of the oldest and
most honored Bay dtnte names for
business purposes, and the Bay folk aro
lON'T BE AN OLD MAN HUSBAND
BECAUSE UtT UKKI HAIK
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r twenty. Don't be (be oblect ol comment
uonf you Iriendi and nekhbon. Don't
e that freyhaired pane looking fellow
bo'l too old looking for Ibis sndtor that.
There's no ezcuie lor il, duly to your
ill and particularly your own desire to
E YOUNG look young, to do the ac
ve ener.etlc things and keep up with the
OUNGER GENERATION should
snvtace you tbst you ought to GET RID
F those "GREY HAIRS "-ought to
eep them out. ....
Ngture never intended they should be in
young bead. Help her along. USE
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LOST KING MYSTERY
Two Ornaments Found At Samo
Place by Some Person Four
Alexandria Is still trying to solve the
mystery of the two lost rings, which
were nlcke.1 ud on Klmr street in that
city, Friday. Tho tlrst ot the rings, a
heavily engraved man's signet ring,
bearing the initials "V. H. F.," was
found at a point Immediately In front of
the Uaxetto office by Miss Walling, of
the Qaxetto staff, at exactly D o'clock.
our nours later miss waling, passing
the place where tho first ring was
found, saw a second one lying on the
sidewalk. In Identically the same spot
where she found tho first. The second
ring was ot the same style as the
first, being gold, heavily engraved with
a design similar to that ot tho first, and
bearing the Initial "F."
Who lost the two rings, and why they
should have been dropped at the samo
point at times four hours apart, Is what
Is worrying the amateur detectives of
tho Virginia City.
Sleep in Woodshed
Is Rather Costly
An hour's naD In a neighbor's wood
shed cost Samuel N. McKlm. of Ten-
ley town, just 118.50 Saturday morning,
according to testimony given In the
Police Court today. William A. iropp,
nineteen years old. who assessed Mc
Klm the exorbitant fee for tho nap,
was arraigned on u charge of stealing
the money from the complainant.
Cropp testified that he picked the
money from the ground nearby McKlm
as the sleeper snored. Judge Mullowny
found Cropp guilty ana sentenced mm
to serve four months In Jail. The
court then ordered the boy's record In
vestigated with a view of placing him
on parole In event his record merits
Any Curbstone will Stop a
SAFETY TREAD TIRES
IT isn't the name of
the tire that makes
it non-skid it's the
tire. Many tires are
called non-skid but
there is only one that
is used by tire-wise,
car owners, the
Diamond Safety Tread Tire
ON slippery, treacherous city streets you want
assured safety. You'll get it with Diamond
Safety Tread Tires. The cross and parallel
bars of the safety tread
Won't slip, won't slide, won't skid- they grip
YOU get sure and steady trac
tion without road suction in
Diamond Safety Tread Tires.
You control your car all the
time. You drive in safety and
The Diamond Store
1319 Fourteenth St. N. W.
-I'hotu by O. V. Uuck.
LOOK WHAT YOU'RE
LIKELY TO CONTRACT
Unpronounceable Things May Hap
pen, If You Catch
, The District Medical Society line Is
sued a warning to citizens of Washing
ton to "bewuro of colds," for tho simple
rearon that no one knows where a cold
will end. The paper Hturts with the
llrst snufflu and shows how, step by
step, tho "simple cold" may lead to
corysa, tlnus Infections, middle ear ab
scesses, meningitis, bronchitis, tonsllltls,
nulnsy, pneumonia, empyema, pericar
ditis, endocarditis, anpendtcltls, periton
itis, and even multiple athrltls, what
ever they may be.
Each of these diseases, so says the
warning, lins been proved to be the re
sult of pncumoCoccus Infection occas
Innilly, nnd It Is the failure to apply
disinfection to simple colds and stop
ping tho dlseaae in Its beginning that
makes It possible for tho cold to lead to
the more serious diseases.
Taft Works on Message.
President Taft did not go to church
yesterday, but Instead sp:nt a part of
the morning at the White House work
ing on his general mevsage to Con
gress. It Is expected that much of the
mesKOgc will be completed by Tuesday.
Army-Navy Football. Special Train To
and from Franklin Field. Pennsylvania
Ka'lroud Saturday, November 30. Leave
Union Station, Washington 9:10 A. M.,
running direct to gates of grounds. Re
turning 30 minutes after game. Pullman
parlor cars, dining cars and vestibule
coaches. (1.00 round trip, tickets sold for
all trains November A and morning
trains up to and Including 11:00 A. M.
train November 30. Oood returning until
December 2, Inclusive. Round trip Pull
man tickets sold fur special trains. Full
particulars of 1). M. Ncwbold, D. P. A.,
Fifteenth and O streets, Washington.
you drive with pleasure. Life
and accident insurance is built
intoDiamond Safety TreadTires.
Made in your size and to fit your
style of rim. Equip your car now.
THIRD OF BABIES
BORN IN ALLEYS
PIE, SAYS B0CT0B
Mortality Rate Enormous In
Three hundred and seventy-three out
of every thousand babies born In the
alleys of Washington die, according to
the statistics presented by Dr. Thomas
Jesse Jones In an address before the
Young Woman's Christian Association
"i!5rd"y' Dn J""" estimated that
IftWO persons live In the alleys of this
city who, If housed elsewhere, would
experience a death rate only half as
high as It now Is.
Dr. Jones showed that In New Set
land the death rate among Infants un
der one year of age Is seventy per 1,000;
In the United States at large the death
rate Is 100 par tOOOj In the city of Wash
ington at large it Is ISO per 1.000, whUe
In the alleys it it m per 1.000.
Dr. Jones urged the members of the
'i!a,,on., V1 to work to relieve the
eondlttons In the alleys In Washington"
,..-"now, tnat tne mot strenuous
T i!? 7-i "" co"y?rt the heath
en In forelcn lands while the alleys
which were right In our midst were al
owed to harbor tho lowest forms of
lgnoranco nnd vice.
The speaker outlined two forms of
reformation for the alleys, the first of
which was by teaching tho alley-dwellers
thrift. Tho second was by glvlns
them the benefit of the friendship and
advice of the better classes.
nr. .tAnu ttflfrf Infanl .tall. ....
the most complete barometer of a city's
health. "If the Infant death rate la
low you will nnd conditions In the city
good, but If It Is high you will find Ig
norance, poverty, and Immorality," he
Camera Club Exhibit.
The Capital Camera Club will open
un exhibit ot the work of members to
night at its rooms. 1010 F street north
went. More than a hundred prints wll
bo shown. Including some advanced
creatl n of the photographic art. Tho
exhibit will be open every night from
.s tc 11- o'clock for some :lm to tome.
311 Seventh Street
In the Better Kinds of Furniture
MOST LIBERAL CREDIT PLAN IN WASHINGTON
Beautiful 7-Piece Nut Set for
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Another Carload Just
or HTJM) If
1 easy terms of
frently simplifies kitchen work,
t will hold hundreds of articles.
Short Talks on CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
IT'S SO EASY
Just tell "Central" to give you Main 5260, The Washington Times, and ask for hs Want Ad
.Dept. Explain to the ad taker what you want to buy, sell, rent, or exchange. Rates will be explained
and an appropriate and effective ad written. Immediate results are almost certain.
"Talk to the Town Through the
SCHOOL HEAD SHOWS
BALANCE ON HAND
Prince George County
HTATMV1LLB. Md., Nov. JB-The
annual statement of the receipts and
disbursements for public school pur
poses In .Prince George county for the
fiscal year ending July II. llll.has lust
been published by the county' superin
tendent. Frederick Sasscer. The re
celpts for the use of white Schools Is
shown to be K02.61i.js, and for the .use
of colored schools the amount Is $10.
0W.I7. The report shows the expendi
ture for white schools to have been
1102,817.08. while flO,X00.n was expended
In various ways for the maintenance of
fhv rnlfkrmA Hrhnnle.
The amount In the payment of salaries
for white teachers Is shown to be
K7.m.. an Increase of t.WM over tna
previous year. The teachers in the
nnlaraA leh&oia warn natd 1L772. The
sum of titu.71 was expended in the se.
ourlng and distribution of free text
books. The salaries of the sohool com
missioners of the county was shown to
be u, and tnat or ma supenmerraeni.
Including traveling expenses, was ILMO.
Much Interest In being developed in
the lower section of this county over
the rarmers' institute ana agricultural
fair to be held at the Baden agricultural
high school on Wednesday, November
17. The program Includes a meeting of
the farmers' Institute under the auspices
of Dr. nichard 8. Hill-
Invitations are out for the marriage of
Miss Anna Margaret Bauman. sixth
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Bau
man, formerly of Bladensburg, but now
of plndell's station, Anne Arund'e coun
ty, and Francis ii. usrnsii, eioeii aon
of former Sheriff and Mrs. N. C. Dar
nell, of Columbia avenue. Hysttsvtlls.
The ceremony will be performed br the
Rev. J. F. wenchell on Wednesday
evening. November tl. In Christ's Kvan
gelleal Lutheras Church, Washington.
r.i'th Chspter, of the Eastern Star, Is
inaslng arrangements for an entertain,
ment, to be held In Masonlo Hall on the
evening of Friday, November St. con
slstlng of two one-act plays, entitled
"To Believe Benson" and "nettlbuUon."
The Hyattsvllle Cltltens' Association
Rod and Vase
T. KNOCK FURNITURE CO.
JUST TRY IT
will hold their first fall ana winter meet.
ing tonignt at s O'ciock in stasome naii.
Refreshments will be served. -
In hie itstement of campaign expenses.
as required Dy inv rvi wi "' rx
iice sol, uongrtwrnn-ivi cnuw .
imitii tmm iHu district, shows he ex
pended hut VHi to defeat Thomas Par
ran. his opponent, who was 'seeking re
election. Artillery Riders
Win High Honors
ssnt-. Hit .. J t test !
xnm pruiivry snu ni - -
antltUd to hlfhMt honor In tho Jump-
. -. .-,.. I..I Mub at Vnri
ing conieaw neiu , .w.
Myer, attention being called to this by
wiuiam b. cabana. Battery B. Third
Tne jumping eoniesis, n . "
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interesting as riT.Miiif -
of developing some exeeUent lumper In
.. .. . ft... Attsk mIw susu
tne Firteentn uavairy. "j SEX ":;
feet score In thla contest was made by
sn artilleryman who jumped hi. horse
over a three-foot hedge, a nye-foot solid
a . sa twrst.ffta-il. tnfl &
Law Graduates Elect,
Thomas F. Sullivan Is now president
of the graduate class of the Georgetown
Law Bohool. J. W. Bmlth was chosen
vice president; Alfred K. Dennis, secre
taw: Morice Banger, treasurer; David
Wlesner. historian; Hugh L. Monahan,
BREAKS A COLD.OPENS
Pipe's Cold Compound cures
colds and grippe in a
The most severe cold will be broken
and all grippe misery ended after tsklng
a dose of rape's Cold Compound every
two hour until three consecutive doses
Tn win Alatlnctlv feel 'all the dis
agreeable symptoms leaving after the
j very first dose.
Tne most miseraoie neaoacne. Dull
ness, head and nose stuffed up, fever
Ishness, sneeslng, running of the nose,
sore throat, muoous cstarrhal dis
charges, soreness, stiffness, rheumatism
pslns, and other distress vanishes.
Take this wonderful compound as di
rected, with the knowledge that there
Is nothing else in the world, which will
cure your cold or end drlppe misery a
promptly and without any other assist,
ance or bad after-effects as a 2.'crnt
package of Pape's Cold Compound,
which any druggist can supply con
tains no oulnlne belongs n every home
accept no substitute. Taste nice
Opposite Sales St Co.
A Gcnmlnc Tkraka
Imported direct from Japan and consists
of one large nut bowl with feet and
six Individual nut saucers to match.
None dollvcred, none sent C. O. D.
Come early and bring correct change.
Exactly like illustration.
Beautiful claw feet, polished
finish; spring seat; loose cush
ions; richly upholstered. Spe
The average ad costs less than 25c.
Miniature of Son
Recovefed on Car
. amnio geltl. concert master of the
Metropolitan Opera Company of New
Tork, ha recovered the miniature of
his eon, which wa lost on a Pennsyl
vania railroad train lata Tuesday, and
which traveled four time between New !
and after arriving in the latter eltv die
covered that he had dropped the minia
ture Ami hie aratoh. tf. Inform th.
officials, of the railroad that it had been
lost, but had little hope of ever getting
It back again.
Yesterday Mr. Bettl received the
miniature from the company wl'h an
explanation that it had been' found by
a passenger under a chair In the Pull
aan. The minis ture" Is of Mr. Bettl'
ufrghfyVrlsld.''"'1 m" ""' nd
i.Ww omP,il,y',.lM or fresh beef
!!,Jy,",!; D," for the ? ending Sat.
urday, Nov. a, averaged 10.70 cts. per lb.
6ora ana rnusaeipnia. The mu mature
slightly smaller than " dime.
Mr. Betti went from New Tork to alve
a concert In rhlladelnhU last Tuesday. I
Closed All Day Thursday
Supply Thursday Needs Tomorrow or Wednesday
Now in Progress Greatest Coat
Sale of the Year
Best Winter Models Actually Worth $30 and more at
Today's enormous response was a
foregone conclusion for, as stated
above, this coat sale I positively thn
greatest of the year. As the assort
ment numbered 2,M0 stylish winter
coats. It enables us to continue the
Included are perfect fitting hlgh
clasa coata In m. wealth of the sea
son' wanted fabrics, such as Kponge,
Broadcloth. Chinchilla. Boucle, Astrnchan Cloth. Kersey. Plaid
Back, Tweeds, and Men' Overcoatings.
Coat for Motoring, Business, Traveling, or Afternoon wear In
all Ue 13 to 44.
Suit and Coat Store Second Floor.
$2 Bali Bearing Roller Skates
Tomorrow $1.00 Per Pair
slses to fit alrls or boys up to 12 years of age. We reserve the right
to limit quantities to a customer to prevent dealers from buylnR up
our supply. That all may have a share In this unprecedented buy
ing opportunity, we have decided to make this a. two days' sale.
Skate Store Ith Floor.
$5.00 Marabout Muffs
Pretty Marabout Capes
Just arrived In time for you to
purchase before Thanksgiving Day
The shoulder or neck pieces are
natural shades, both the light
and dark colors; also In the ever
wanted black Prettily lined, and
equal to those selling elsewhere
The Shoulder or neck piece Is
In the stylish cape effect, flnlsl"
ed with chenille tassels, or mes
sallne quilled and finished on
the cdo-e with marabout. These
are rare alues at sale price of
"Neckwear Store Street Floor.
SILKS Are Fairly Flying Out Today
On the Wings of the Lowest Prices Ever Quoted
for Equal Grades
Wre you among the crowds of enthusiastic shoppers buying
liberally of the special lots secured from the Phoenix Manufactur
ing Co.? If so, you know what extraordinary values are here If not.
you have heard about the sale from your neighbor and will be glad
to learn that we have enough of all lots for another day's selling.
Hr is nart or th siorv;.
1 KAn vr.t nf the snon'i favurlto. In a new and brilliant. flnl.hr
one side charmeuse. the other crepe de chine; making a reversible
silken fabric that will be hnlliM with dellubt bv every woman.
Its lovelv sbn. g'cefu'pe, and duunlenecu are Indications of
coming spring silk styles. Actual 12.50 values, 40-ln. wide, at 11.6
In the following shades:
tVklte. I.lgfct Bine, Lavender. Wistaria, f!r, Ivorr. Alice Bine,
Aprlrot. Olive, Taupe, Cream, Mais, Old nose, Golden Brown, Jtmvr,
Flak, Nile, Ombre, Cell, Black.
St. Novelty Bilks, 90 Cftp
lo i lack Wldtks, r. "VX
Think of It. half price for
such silks as 20. Inch Taffetas.
Messallnes. and Loutstnes.
mostly In blue-and-whlte and
black - and - white combina
tions; also 24'lnch Stripe
Messallnes; all In "trlpo
effects, In fifteen of the new
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How to Stop a Cough
SmmsMby ETiry fetor SMi Em
r.v.rv mother should woich n. k.
health of her family as jealously as
she guard the family morals. At th
first symptom of a cough or cold, shako
together In a large bottle, a couple of
nuncee of glycerine, half an nunc, a?
.Virgin Oil of Pino and about half a
pint or pure wnisaey,
dive the -patient a teaspoontul of this
simple and harmless remedy every four
hour. The first dose almost Invariably
brings Instant relief, and the cold I
generally expelled from the system In
side of twenty-four hours. A supply of
thl medicine should always be kept la
the medicine cabinet to prevent the de
velopment of serious Infections of the
throat and bronchial, fc
You probably have th glycerine and
whiskey In the house already, and yon
can get the Virgin Oil ot Pine at any
drug store. To Insure freshness and
uifrity Insist on having the half.ounco
vials, whloh come In sealed wooden
cartons bearing the label of
m taeh Cbesslral Ca Clartaaatk
One of the most sensational offerings
our Toy Htore, the most complete In
America, hae ever offered. Comlnv at
a time when every one's thoughts are
of KetUnr out of doors, the sale should
every one for a pair of skates.
HMU Vile uviniiD.
These were purchased In New York
during the past two weeks at n ridicu
lously low price, all new fresh goods,
adjustable to any size, have heel straps
and too damns: comDlete with key:
A Big Range of Pretty
Colors in These
Tomorrow, a Yd. 19c
The effect accomplished In tho
made up costumes of these pop
lins Is preatlv beyond your ex
pectations, although In the pleee
thev are very pretty and soft
rinks Clrayn Browns Pea
cock nine Hello Garnet
"Nell" Itone Male Green Gen
daime Nnvv Copenhagen
Mulberry nnd blnck.
Highly mercerized, they have
quite a silken apprurlng surface.
Tomorrow u yard only 19c.
Bargain Tables Street Floor.
S3 I'lcured Chiffon.
This Is an extra good offer
42-Inch wdth, In light blue,
pink. French blue, navy,
black and white with rosebud
effects; In demand for v
enlng weur. Yet we 'say(M
choice, a yard OX
Kllk Store Street Floor.