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THE WASHINGTON TIMES; TUESDAY: JANUARY 20; 1914. 14 V' DISTRICT TAX BOARD WILL HEAR APPEALS February 2 Is Set for Meetings of Body, Say Notices Sent to Property Owners. FOR SOCIAL REFORM Notices that February 2 he Boaid rf Personal Tax Appeals will convene i the office of the assessor to hear ap peals from assessments are being sent to approximately 13,00 owners of per sonal property In the District who fail rd to submit schedules of their goods in uly, 1913. Owners of personal property ' re required to submit not later than uly 31 a return of their personal prop irty to the office of the assessor. On failure to deliver the schedule within the time specified, the Board of Personal Tax Appraisers is authorized to make an assessment from the best Information obtainable, to which la add. cd a penalty of 20 per cent. Those who have failed to make re turns are notified that they havo the right of appeal to the Board of Personal Tax Appeals from the action taken by the appraisers, within ten days after re ceipt of the notice. The board will convene at 10 a. m, Rnd adjourn at 3 p. m. dally except Sat urday, when It will adjourn at noon. Appeals, it is stated, should be made In ficrson wherever possible and the appel ant are requested to bring1 with them inventories and other information, which may enable the board to reach a fair assessment. No appeals will be con sidered after March 9. The bord consists of W. P. Richards, chairman; Alexan der McKenzie. E. W. Oyster, W. L. Beale, E. M. Talcott, and B. F. Adams The number of persons who failed to Fubmlt a return to their personal prop erty. It was said today at the office of he assessor. Is not unusually large. Last ear the number was approximately 14.009. Democrats Will Caucus On Problem of Strike Following unfavorable action by the Itules Committee on the resolutions for 'nvestigatlon Introduced by Congress men Keating and MacDonald, a caucus of House Democrats will be held Thurs day night to consider the demands for nn inquiry into the Colorado and Michi gan strikes. Congressmen MacDonald and Keating are hopeful that the cau cus will overturn the action of the Rules Committee and that a Congres sional Investigation will be ordered. MISS MAKGAEET "WILSON, Miss Margaret Wilson Pleads for Social Work Miss Margaret Wilson, one of the speakers of the Monday Evening Club meeting at the Public Library last night, made a plea for greater expansion of the social center idea. "The social center idea, is. In its final analysis, an expression of the spirit of true democracy. No matter how cul tured we are, we cannot get our Ideas alone; we must co-operate and get them from each other." declared the daughter of the "White House. Sho urged all who have the welfare of the elty at heart to unite in the movement. Those who are interested at all she declared, must take an active part to prove their sincerity. Other makers on the subject were Senator SofNew Hampshire; Congress San Crosser of Ohio, and Edward J. Wrd oTwLconsin. Miss Wilson was accompanied by Mrs. J. Borden Harri- ron. GIVE PEEVISH, CONSTIPATED CHILDREN AT ONCE "CALIFORNIA SUP OF FIGS Harmless "fruit laxative" cleanses stomach, liver and bowels. Look at the tongue, mother! If coated, it is a sore sign that your little one's stomach, liver and bowels need a gentle, thorough cleansing at once. When peevish, cross, listless, pale, doesn't sleep, eat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad. has stomach ache, sore throat, diarrhoea. full of cold, give a teaspoonful of "Call- fornla Syrup of Figs," and in Just a lew noura an ine ioui, consupatea waste, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of its little bowels and you have a well, playful child again. You needn't coax sick children to take this harmless fruit laxative: they love Its delicious taste, and it always makes them feel splendid. Ask your druggist for a 60 cent bottle of 'California Syrup of Figs." which has directions for babies, children of all ages, and for grown-ups plainly on each bottle. Beware of ccurterfelts sold here. Get the onuine, made by "California Fig Syrup Company." Re fuse any other kind with contempt Advt FATHER H'GEE DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS Organized Mt. Pleasant Church After Being at St. Patrick's for Thirteen Years. Funeral services for the Rev. Joseph F. McGee. pastor of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, ENEMIES FAIL TO STOP J. S. WILLIAMS Senate Confirms Nomination of Wilson's Choice as Comp troller of the Currency. Failure of the efforts of enemies of John Skelton Williams was recorded who died at the Sa-1 ,n the Senate In executive session late cred Heart rectory. Fourteenth street and Park Road this morning, will bo conducted at that church Friday morn ing at 10 o'clock. Bishop Corrigan of Baltimore, will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet cemetery. Father McGee died of anaemia after an Illness of nearly three months. Born In Baltimore, September 21, 1SS1, Father McGee was educated at St. Charles Collego and later at St. Mary's Seminary. He was ordained in 1ES6 and caxno to St. Patrick's as assistant under tho Rev. Jacob Walter. He served at St. Patrick's for thirteen years, being appointed to found a congregation in Mt. Pleasant In 1S95. Later, he built the church and rectory buildings at Fourteenth street and Park road and under hla management, the church debt of JHAOOO was liquidated. "His Rights" Cost $25. NEW TORK, Jan. Ml Stanley Kuy waski is a stickler for men's rights but It cost him $23 because he persisted in holding a lighted cigar In his hand on a street car. HECHT & CO. Seventh Street $20. Here's the "Eclipse" Columbia Grafonola, .00 Just Pay 50c a Week Other Dealers Sell the "Eclipse" at $25.00 Why Pay More? Save $5.00 The "Eclipse" is encased in highly polished quarter sawed oak, equipped with new tone shutters, new motor, new metal plate and the new bayonet tone arm. Once you listen to the remarkable tone of this talking machine you will be convinced that it is equal to any $40 make that is being offered on the market. NO MONEY DOWN-Ten Days' Free Trial 25c a Week This Columbia (IC Graphophone i?LJ Hire's a Handsome Co umbla Graphophone In jscd in quarter-sawed oak. which In ready to. play any make of disc record, Co lumbia or Victor. Of all the pur chases that you ever made nonn ever afforded vou the pleasure this "machine will. NO MONEY DOWN-TEN DAYS' FREE TRIAL Come in and Hear the Latest Tango, Fish Walk and Hesitation Waltz Records Arrange Later Payments at Intervals HECHTV 11 Seventh St KJ last night when Mr. Williams was con firmed aa Comptroller of the Currency. As Comptroller, Mr. Williams Is ex officio a member of the Federal Re serve Board, and will be an Influential figure In that organization. So complcto was the lallure of the attacks on Mr. Williams that he Is much stronger with the Senate today than he was before tae attacks wero made upon him. It Is the consensus of opinion In the Senate that In what he did with respect to the taking over of the United States Trust Company by the Mussey Trust Company, and In connection with the Seabord Air line. Mr. Williams was fair and above board. Senator Brlstow epoke In opposition and senator William Alden Smith also opposed Mr. Williams. The nomination was defeated by Senator Reed and Senator Martin. x It is expected that Mr. Williams will Join the organization ccromlttee, con sisting of Secretaries McAdoo and Houston, now tourlnp tha West, as soon as he can qualify. Iron Workers Rescue Children From Drowning Plunging Into tho icy waters of Rock Creek shortly before noon, William K. Higgins, who has an Iron foundry at 2GS Pennsylvania avenue northeast, rescued Leon Hughes, a seven-year-old colored boy. while Lawrence Hlgglns, his brother, crawled out on the thin Ice and saved Maggie Byrd. colored, nine years old, from drowning. Stocks Quiet at Opening. NEW YORK. Jan. 20. The stock mar ket opened quiet. Price changes were small, except in the case of Canadian Parlfic. 1.000 shares of which sold from 2124 to 212, as compared with 213 at yesterday's close. This was declared to v& Ana in a xelllnsr Trm'mnt In Tn. I don and Berlin on unfavorable reports 'as to the health of Kaiser Wilhelm. Southern Pacinc reached a new high record, selling at svi. Lyle Chimes Silenced Except at Curfew Hymn NEW TORK. Jan. 20. The chimes In the memorial tower erected by the youthful widow of the age John Sam- "Little Jacques" Father Is Hunting. Ie Report "With Thomas Swift, of Atlanta, Ga.. reported to be away on a hunting trpl with Wends, no action In the case of uel Lyle. at Tenafly. N..X, are to be I Lena CUttle jacque") Swift, his three- year-om uaugnter. who was willed away to her aunt by her mother, Mrs. Jacque Bradley Swift, has been reported. Attorney John J. Kelly has Hied a. pe tition In the District Supreme Court, asking the appointment of Mrs. Swift's sister, Mrs. Jennie Wendal, of 1234 Mary land avenup northeast, as permanent guardian of the child. This may be contested by the Swift family. silent at night hereafter. Vice Chan cellor Lewis, In Jersey City, heard tne complaints of the neighbors, and It was aereed that until a final hearing the hull shall be silent between 7 P. m. and 8 a. m., except for two hymns at curfew." Court Respects Hine. Announcement of the death of L. O. Hine. former District Commissioner, who died at Battle Creek. Mich., was made to the District Supreme Court to day by Attorney Chapln Brown. Court adjourned out of respect to Mr. Hine. fff A ntmf IT SURPRISES some women to learn, that so much care Is taken by modern bakers to make a loaZ of bread. If you eat Boston Bakery bread yon win know that special care la taken to get that fine flavor not found In all bakers' bread. Boston Bakery, General Baking- Company. I "As Is" J Sale J Look for the A Red Tag aB &acksn$ros J 3kex9 Store 915 to 925 SesrarfhStaet "AS IS " SALE HUNDREDS OF PIECES OF SLIGHTLY DAMAGED FURNITURE&RUGS AT ALMOST GIVE-AWAY PRICES We have ransacked every nook and corner of the Big Furniture Store and have pulled out and red-tagged all the pieces of Parlor, Bedroom, Dining Room and Library Furniture that were slightly damaged, scratched, shopworn or odd and we sell them to "you just "AS IS" to get rid of them at almost give-away prices. We have done the same thing with the Rugs, Carpets, Linoleums and Oilcloths that were damaged, shopworn or have been used in window display, and we are going to practically give them away, too. Everything must go this. week. The bargains are simply astounding never heard of before in Washington. Bring This Ad With You. Look for the Red Tag and Get Here Before the Best Pieces Are Sold. "As Is" Prices On Davenports and Conches $45 renport, $21 No. 30 Fine Kindel Daven port, slightly shopworn; was 575. As Is price. No. 31 Mission Davenport, upholstered in leather ette; was $42.50. As Is price , No. 32 Velour Couch, slight ly damaged; was i PA $10.50. As Is price. S. JU No. 33 Genuine Leather Couch, slightly damaged; was , .A?.!! .$24.50 "As Is" Prices On Miscellaneous Hall $29 No. 74 M a h o g a n y Clock: was $55.00. As Is price No. 75 Mahogany Finish Hall Clock; was $35. As Is price No. 76. Handsome Solid Mahogany Grandfather Clock; weight movement; was $100. As Is price No. 77 Brass Umbrella Stand; was $1.75. As 7Cr $19 .$49 Is price No. 78 Brass ket; was $2.50. price Flower As Is Bas- 75c "As Is" Prices On Brass Beds 70 No. $12.50 price. No. $39.50. price No. 71 $65.00. price 69 Brass As Is was was Bed; $6.50 Brass Bed; 'f. $14.50 Brass Bed; was Af....b.$29.00 As "As Is" Prices on Fine Rugs A In" Was Price. No. 127x54 Axminster Rug $3.50 $1.35 No. 2 27x54 Axminster Rug $3.50 $1.25 No. 3 27x9-ft. Axminster Rug $7.50 $3.75 No. 4 27xl2-ft. Axminster Rug... $10.00 $5.00 No. 5 27xl5-ft. Axminster Rug... $12.50 $6.25 No. 6 27x9-ft. Wilton Rug $ 10.50 $6.50 No. 7 27x1 2-ft. Wilton Rug $ 13.50 $7.75 No. 854x78 Axminster Rug $10.00 $5.00 No. 954x78 Wilton Velvet Rug . . . $ 10.75 $5.50 No. 10 54x78 Wilton Velvet Rug... $10.75 $5.00 No. 1 16x9 Axminster Rug $16.50 $10.00 No. 126x9 Wilton Rug $30.00 $16.75 No. 136 ft. 9x9 ft. Wilton Rug. . . .$32.50 $18.00 No. 14 8.3x1 0.6 Brussels Rug $20.00 $10.00 No. 15 8 ft. 3x1 Oft. 6 Brussels Rug! $18.00 $9.25 No. 16 S ft. 3x1 Oft. 6 Wilton Rug.. $50.00 $32.50 No. 179x12 Brussels Rug $24.50 $12.00 No. 189x12 Brussels Rug ".$20.00 $10.00 No. 19 9x12 Axminster Rug $32.50 $11.75 No. 72 Brass Bed; was S- .f.s....'.s.$29.50 price. "As Is" Prices On Parlor Furniture No. 45 Mahogany Finish Di van; loose cushions; M $30.00. As Is price... 4IU No. 46 -Mahogany Divan; was $34.00. As Is tfjl n price 14)1 No. 47 Mahogany Divan ; was $25.00. As Is &AA No. 48 Mahoganv Divan; upholstered seat and back; was $40.00. As M Q Is price 410 No. 49 5-piece Mahogany Finish Parlor Suite; was Sf:....As....'s$34.50 No. 50 Upholstered Parlor Chair; mahogany finish; was $21.00. fljQ PA As Is price vpy.JU No. 51 Genuine Leather, Upholstered Seat and Back, Mahogany Rocker; was $24.00. As is - q CA "As Is" Prices On Dressers, Chiffoniers, Etc. No. 35 Chiforobe; American quartered oak ; was GJ1 ft C A $35. As Is price.. H?l7.JU No. 36 Solid Oak Cheval Glass Bevel Mirror; was $19.85. As Is $10 QC price CplZ-OD No. 37 Princess Dresser; solid oak French bevel plate mirror; was $21.50. M Q CA As Is price Cpl J.JU No. 38 Genuine . Quartered Oak Chiffonier; rPrT.f....As.$24.50 No. 39 Genuine Quartered Oak, Swell Front, Colonial De sign Washstand; was $16.50. As Is Q QT price .CpO.OJ No. 40 Mahogany Finish Dresser; was $28. 0J1: CJA As Is price 4lU.Jl No. 41 Fine Mahogany Dresser; was $48. JJ9ft CA As Is price vpZrO.Jll "As Is" Prices On Dining Room Furniture No. 56 Genuine Quartered Oak Buffet; was :...A.s....b..$21.50 No. 57 Genuine Quartered Oak Buffet; was price50:....8....'.5. $21.50 No. 58 Genuine Quartered Oak China Closet; was pe:....As....,.s..$10.50 Nff. 59 Genuine Quartered Oak, Swell Front, China Closet; was $24.50. As frl'l CA Is price vJ)I4-.3U No. 60 Early English China Closet; was $38. 00 CA As Is price. ". 4J 3" No. 61 Early English China Closet; was $55. t!OQ CA As Is price JZV.jU No. 62 Early English China Closet; was $42. (00 CA As Is price ...vp.JV No. 63 Fumed Oak China Clos-t; was $34.50. MA CA As Is price vj)iy JV No. 64 Golden Oak China Closet; was $29.50. fljl 7 CA As Is price vpl.JV No. 65 Massive, Genuine Quartered Oak, Colonial China Closet; was $75. &A0 CA As Is price vpfh&.DU No. 66 Genuine Quartered Oak Extension Dining Table; was $21.50. As Is $10 QC price .....ylA.OD No. 67 Genuine Quartered Oak Extension Dining Table; reinforced top; was JJ1i QC $24.50. As Is price. .4) lt. O J No. 68 54-inch Extension Dining Table; genuine quartered oak platform base; was DQQ $65.00.,As Is price...., MJ" Frbm One to Four Dining Room or Bedroom Chairs of a Kind "As Is" at HALF PRICE OR LESS. Hundreds of Other Pieces of Furniture Too Numerous to Mention To Go at "As Is" Prices. J 3heS9 Store 915 to 925 Seventh Street All Remnants of Carpets, Linoleums, and Oilcloths To Go at Half Price. Merger of Coast Guard Considered by Commitee Tho Townacnd bill, tor consolidation of the Ufa savins service and the Rev enue cutter service Inlto a service to b known aa the coast guard, was consid ored at a hearln? before the Senate commute on commerce today. Congressman Lathrop Brown, of New York; Congressman Thacher. of Massa chusetts, and Capt. E. E. Chapman, of Buffalo, were among those heard. It Is proposed to have the consolidated service under the Treasury Department In time of peace and the Uavy Depart ment In time of war. Open 8:30 A.M. ci fkt.jtrc. TMC WJY COftNOtT Close 5:30 P.M. the Auction Sale at the Drapery Store Many of the valnes we are positive have never been equaled in the history of Drapery Selling briefly we list the good things so you may judge for yourself. STLK MERCERIZED TAPESTRT PORTIERES; 6 to 99 val- Q QfT lies. Per pair. Um7I SUNFAST MADRAS $5 to S7.G0 values. Pair. TAPESTRY TABIB 2 to 3 values. Each CURTAINS: $2.97 SCARFS: $1.17 f Drapery Stor HEAVY WEIGHT VELOUR AND TAPESTRY: SL50 to 3 val- Q1T ties. Yard J7lt ODD TAPESTRY PORTD3RES; $3 to $3.60 pair values. Cr7g Now, each UiV TAPESTRY AND MEDIUM WEIGHT DRAPERIES: Jl to riT lvalues. Yard tJIU SAMPLES BORDERED. REP CURTAINS; 13-3-yard pieces. "117 Each x REP AND ARMURE TAPESTRY: 39c to 65c values 12VZC Third Floor Blankets AND Comforts SPECIAL 64x76 WOOLNAP BLANKETS, white, cray, tan; with pink or blue borders; finished with mo hair blndlns; made from the best cotton, with soft, close nap re sembling wool; very warm and comfortable. Special, gf QC a pair &VO CM COMFORTS, covered tn floral designed sllkollne. In light and dark colors: filled with good cotton; size 72x80. Spe- (gf OC Store Street Floor. clal, each. Blanket Introducing the New 1914 Madras Stihrtings 32 Inches Wide Season's Price 25c Now a Yard A big table piled high with, tha newest and most attractive patterns for spring and summer waists and dresses, and mens shirts. We want you to see thenvtor once you Inspect the line you WILL buy for future use. Pretty brown, blue, black, tan and lavender stripes on. white. Wash Goods Store Street Floor. Our Entire Stock of Marabout Priced to Close Opportunities Were Never Greater Think Wliat This Means When Yon Con sider How Long You Wear Marabout Four Very Important Lots for Wednesday At $1.95 S2.&S to 54.00 Valnes. Marabout capes and stoles, some with combina tion of ostrich feathers and marabout. At $2.95 94.50 to 9SSS Values. Marabout capes and stoles in black natural; also natural and white. At $4.75 Valuta to S&SO. Black and nat ural capes and a few stoles made of ostrich. At $8.95 Sl5 to 2J Valnes. 5 sets only la this lot. In black and white, blue and black, or chinchilla. Neckwear Store Street Floor. Tomorrow the Day to Buy Jewelry Because of These Extraordinary Values An unexpected event that means much to you if you want some dainty pieces of fine jewelry at on exceptionally low price. Thousands of Pieces in the Purchase, But Not a Great Quantity of Any One Style Be Here Early German Silver Ring Mesh Bags, assorted styles. with 6-inch frames. $3.98 values. CJI 7Q this sale 9lf Vanities and German Silver Drawstring Purses. 60c 29C values, this sale German Silver Vanities, fine patterns; 9Sc values. Tnls kQq Bargain Table-Street Floor. 30-ycar Gold-filled Bracelets, hand engraved and chased pat terns: two widths: secret lock: some with safety catches; 34.00 and 33.00 values. This sale $1.39 Gold-plated Vanity Cases, thin model style: In plain and en graved designs; 33.C0 and X3JSO values. This Q1 QQ sale OX.Ot npHE Want Ad pages of The Times reflect the needs and wishes of a great city Times Want Ads, v is m, " " r i!