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THE WASHINGTON TRIES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 4915. t NOTED AMERICANS 'WHO WILL ATTEND PAN-AMERICAN CONGRESS I Open 8:45 A. M., Close 5:30 P. M. Daily 500 Sample Waists Regular $1.0 to 7Qn $1.50 value, at - Tlio ontlro (lamplo lino of one of our laitilltiK' makcri of Vollo and IjltiKerlo 'WalntB, purchaned at big prlco concession, enables ut to offer tIieo remarkable value. They nrc all In the noweat mod oIh In IiIbIi or low nock effect, with long- sleeved. All aro daintily trimmed with laeo and embrota ctIch, All fllr.ofl In the asuortnvent. Halo on Main Floor-Barsaln Tnblen. . JOHJ A. BRASHEAR, Chancellor University of Pittsburgh. EDMUND J. JAMES, President University of Illinois. DR. LEO LOEH, Pathologist, of S. Louis. Leaders Then. Established 1860. Leaders Novr TrfrVI'""i V W t"7'r'i wmpwrnQY1"'' ' IlilMQISMiiini .t V i IIIHBEbIHHiI! HHHK MlBi v jjjHHHlll IHHHMSHil FRANZ BOAS, Anthropologist, Co- Vt- WWBBJjB f I BHBMMBRSmj8MmmHBBm lumbia University. nnraH i non xocDnccy m vcrsity of-Pennsylvania. I BWBBBITamH L.UI IU flULI lULLIl iU wSfm34m IKE ADDRESS HERE Tri til II fl HI Ii I it s till v "fjsgimiftiNKSRGx&JMw&b&tmk&iK I LutwMtnuuib vii.ra Choice of the House Sale of Women's and Misses' Ready-to-Wear Apparel t We must obtain a complete clearance of every Ready-to-wear Garment in our store. We have repriced our en tire stock regardless of profit and cost and tomorrow vc present this ExtraorditiAry Garment Buying Oppor tunity. Sale starts promptly at 8:45 a. m. . . . .2 Sale on 2d floor Suit Section Lansburgh & Bro. Values up to $35.00 Choice of Any, Coat Suit at $7.77 Values up to $50.00 $17.77 Values up to $75.00 &2'7.77 Choice of Aijy Dress Street, Afternoon or Evening Values up to 1 $25.00 $9.66 Valuer up to $50.00 $19.66 Values up to $80.00 $39.66 Choice of Any Cloth Coat Street, Afternoon or Evening Values up to $20.00 $8.55 Values up to $40.00 $18.55 Values up to $69.50 $28.55 DR. LEO S. ROWE, of the Uni CAPITAL GATES OPEN Delegates to Scientific Congress Will Arrive on Special Train This Afternoon. DR. JOHN H. FINLEY, President of the University of New York. (Continued from First Page.) will meet In the Cabinet room. It is expected that Mrs. Robert Lansing, wife of the Secretary of State; Mrs. Francisco J, Yates, heading the ladles' delegation, and Mrs. G. T Swlggett will attend this, reception to aid In making , everybody a--qualnted. The Latin-American delegates, the United States delegation, diplomats, and distinguished Washlngtoniann will participate In the Initial recep tions. , Practically all the delegates will reach "Washington this afternoon. A few came direct to this city after landing, in New York, and the delega- tlnnii frnm Plillft nnri Rr.iinrlor reirlfl- '! terod at the hotel today, but most or the visiting acieutlsts remained over In the metropolis Christmas da,r. The members of Mr. Barrptt's pnrty who have been selected to look after the needs of the various South and Central American delegations while they aro In Vnshlngton attendng tbe Congress, Include George Agnew Chamberlain. C. L. Chandler, Ignatius John Costlgan. William Dawson, Jr., Ross Uuzeltlue, John Heath. William Helmke, John B. Henderson, R. S. Rey nolds Hltt, Samuel W. Honaker, Stcw nrt Johnson, Julius Klein, Mahlon C. Martin, Jr , William Henry Robertson, J L. Rodgors, I. F. Scheeler. A. G. Snyder, Henry P. Starrett, Arthur R. Thompson, Harry W. Van Dyke, and , Walter D. Wilcox. Minister Chief of Aides. The chief of the committee of aides, Boaz W. Long. United States minister to Salvador, at present on special duty at the Stato Department, left Washing ton this morning and joined the special tialn at Philadelphia. The committee' of aides will look after the social and Con gressional engagements of the members of the various delegations from other1, countries. Bach aide will be assigned to j H- ueirKttuuii, iiu ii win uu jiib lillY lo I taKo charge or tne memDers or that dele gation and see that everything possible Is done for the entertainment of Its members. There Is a committee of wom en aides appointed to look after the nlvcs and daughters of the delegates. Tills committee Is charged with tho same duties toward tho women folk of the visitors as the men aro with the malo members of the visiting families. Mrs. Francisco J. Yanes Is the directress pf thU committee, nnd with her as sistants will be In attendance at tho Now Wlllard Hotel this afternoon when tin; delegates arrive. She has asked all I he members of her committee to meet her in the red room at 1 o'clock this aft ornoon to be prepared to welcome the Isltlng ladles and consult them regard ing assignments to delegations, etc. Mrs. t " ,incs' committee consists of : Miss Kstrella Amorcs, Mrs. C. L. G. Anderson. Miss Catherine Blrney. Miss Nmella CcsncdcB Miss Horlcnsia Coro nado. Miss Isnma Cortina. Mies Bertha t uervo. Mrs. Louis Dawson. Miss Mr- rde tloiloy, Mrs. Jobonh Jiampson. Mid, Mfietlu MonsHiito. Mrn. Kly I'al nirr MUs Adela M Illxcro. Minn An ilrana tiariol. Mis Maude I .Scruggs. Mip Robert Vcrfeldt, and Mrs. Harold Wnlker. 14 Xni'"1 opeulng of the conzreu Itself will take place loShorrow morning" at 10 o'clock at Continental Memorial Hall, tho national headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This has been selected for the inaugural session because it will accommodate a greater assemblage thun the famous Hall of the Americas in the building of tho Pan American Union. The assemblage, comprising bome ISO representatives of Latin American gov ernments and scientific Institutions and societies, about lOG representatives of American onranlzntlnn. ami about iir, from the leading educational lnBtltu-' iions ot mis couptry. will be called to order by John Barrett, director general of the Pan American Union, acting aa secretary general of the congress. After the singing of the Pan-American Hymn" by a chorus of tne "Home Club" of the Interior Department, Mr. Barrett will Introduce William Phillips, Third Assistant Secretary ofState, an chairman of the executive committee which organized the congress Kr. Phillips will call on Ambassador Suarez of Chile then to take up tho . el aa presiding officer for the thirteen-day meeting. A welcome on behalf of tho United States Government, under whose aus pices the congress will be held, win bo tendered by Vice President Marshall In tho absence of President W ilson. This will be followed by a formal address by Secretary of State Lansing. Re sponses will be made by the respective chairmen of tho twentv-ono national delegations, beginning with Dr. TCrnesto Quesaua. of Argentina, in most cases the Latin -American chairmen arc the envoys of their governments in Wash ington. In the evening there will be a reception to the members of the con gress and Invited guests tendered by Secretary Lansing nnd the United States delegation. Scientific Talks Tuesday. The scientific discussions will be gin Tuesday with the meeting of tho nine sections. These sections will be divided into forty-five subsections and some of them will meet In con junction with the International Con. gress of Americanists, the Interna tional Law Association, and other scientific, historical, civic, and edu cational organizations. ' Tuesday, also, the Pan-American Conference of Women will begin. The conference of women will meet In Continental Momorial Hall and will bo presided over by Mrs. Robot t Lansing, wife of the Secretary of State,. It is expected that a large number of the wives and daughters, of the delegates will attend this con ference. An interesting series of aldresscb will bo made on matters pertaining lo education and the sociological ina' tera concerning women find children. Senora Suarez, vlfe of "the ambassador of Chile, will take a prominent .part In the discussions and the American women participating will Include Mrs Fannie Fern Andrews. Mrs, ' Blanciie 7,. de Baralt. Mrs. Albion Fellows Baoon, Miss Mabel T. Boardman, Mr-). Henrietta W. Calvin. Mrs, P. C. Clax ton, Mrs. Herman Collltz. Miss Kllza beth Colton, Mrs. Charles It. Crane, Mrs. John Dewey, Mrs. Christine Frederick, Mlas 55ona Gale, Mrs. Ju a Heath, Ml.is H. Kttgenlrf Hlhbard. Mr. Florence Kelly, Mlsu Julia l.athrop. Miss C. K Manon. Miss Hazel Mack, aye. Dr. AJah MeMahan. .Mrs. Virgin a Meredith, Mrs, Philip N Mooro. Mr Percy Pennybacker. Mrs Loul Pmi. Miss Janet Richards, Mrs Krncitl ,,iuiiimuii.i7L-tuii, n,e. u, 11 ntltn- nard, Mr. Wjlltam Cummin; Story, Miss Ida M. Tarbell. Mrs. Harvey W. Wiley, and Miss Maude Younger. Social Features of Congress. The social functions of the congress begin with the reception to be given tomorrow afternoon at the New Wll lard by the members of the American delegation, headed by Judge George Gray, of Delaware, to their colleagues from South and Central America, The congress will be considered In session from the time Secretary Gen eral Barrett turns over the gavel to Vnibassador Sunrcz, as president, to morrow morning, until the evening of January G, when President Wilson, the honorary president, makes his ad dress and the final resolutions and recommendations are adopted. Bo tweon hesc two sessions, however, the business of the congress will be rondutfted practically by the nine "sec tions Into which It will divide at the elnso of the opening session. These hcutlonB will meet dally as sections ir subsections in various parts of tho city and will discuss matters of im portance pertaining to tho various topics on., the programs. Practically every meeting place In the city has been secured for these meetings. Whore all the subsections will meet will be announced at the time the official division of the. sec tions Is announced. The meeting places of tho sections, however, has been announced. Kach section will be presided over by cne of the American delegates who has had charge of pre paring me program. There They Meet. The meeting places of the sections and the subjects to be considered, to gether with the cames of the section chairmen follows: Section 1, anthrppology, W. H. Holmes, head curator of the Smlth lunlan Institution, chairman- will meet at the Nutlonn! Museum for or ganization at 9-30 Tuesday morning with the International Congress of Americanists. The subjects to be con sidered are anthropology, ethnology, and archeology. Section 2. astronomy, meteorology, and seismology, Dr. Robert S. Wood ward, president of the Carnegie In stitution of Washington, chairman; will meet at the Carnegie Institu tion. Sixteenth and P streets, for or ganization at 9j30 Tuesdav-morning. The subjects fo be considered aro astronomy, geodosy, meteorology, and seismology. Section s. cnnscrvaHnn of nalurn' r. sources. Dr. George M. Rommel, of tho Department of Agrloulture, chairman; will meet at tb Raleigh Hotel Tuesday morning at D:30 for organization. The subjects to be considered are agricul ture. Irrigation, and forestry. Section 4. education. Dr. P. P. Clax ton. United States Commissioner of Edu cation, chairman: will. meet at 9;30 Tues day morning at the Pan-American Union for organization. The subjects to bo considered are public education in a democracy, international education, and tf "i-H-ni ducatinn. Section B. engineering. Brig. Gen. W. H. Blxby. U. 8. A., retired, chairman. Will meet at tho llalolgh Hotel YTucsdav morning at 9: o'clock for organization. The suhlccts tt bp considered are tran sportation routes hv land and water electrical enclneerlnir. irrlsratlon. and drainage, sanltan engineering, munitio ns I water sunnlv. mechanical engineer ing and nomenclature. Section fi. International law nubile law. and Juiisnrudence Dr James Hrown neon AccreiHrv or m carnegin Kudow inent for International Peace, chairman: win moei. ut tne Mioreham Hotel at 10 .o'clock TueiiUy morning for organlx. Lady Aberdeen Also Will Read Paper Before American Civic Association. Interest In the approaching conven tion of the American Civic Associa tion was Increased today with tl.o announcement that Lord and Lady Aberdeen, now at Virginia Hot Springs, will attend all the sessions of the convention. The association has received assur ances from Lord Aberdeen that he will address the convention Tuesday morning. Lady Aberdeen will parti cipate in the social phases of the convention and will read a paper en titled, "Some of Our Hopes for Civic Advancement in Ireland." Lady Aberdeen's paper will be reat Wednesday afternoon with Miss Mar garet Wilson, daughter of tho Presi dent, presiding. Lord Aberdeen Is best known in America as one time governor gen eral of Canada, but In Europe he Is lemembered particularly for his dis tinguished services as viceroy of Ire land. The American Civic Association con vention will hold Its first session ,u the Wlllard Tuesday morning. Ad journment Is planned following the Friday morning session. A general discussion of community detaiu win close the convention, which will be marked by addresses from noted au thorities on city planning and cllc improvements, A joint session on Thursday morning with the Second Pan-American Scientific Congress will be devoted to a discussion of "city planning." MONDAY SPECIALS For Monday Only No Mail, Phone or C. O. D. Orders. MONDAY SPECIAL. 50c Venetian Lining, 39c Medium weight, soft, lustrous satin finish, n. durable fabric for lining jackets and long coats Choice of light or dark colors. 8th St. Annex Linings. MONDAY SPECIAL. Boys' 59c Pajamas, 45c Boys' Flannelette Pa Jamas. Beautifully made In a variety of neat stripes. Full cut and fin ished with silk frogs. All sizes. Third Floor. MONDAY SPECIAL. 39c and 50c Flannel ette Skirts, 25c rVii1,lrAno Ti'tnnnotptto Skirts, In white or pink or Diue siripef, iiuiriicu with ruffles. Choice of hemmed or scalloped edge. Sizes 2 to 14 years. Third Floor. MONDAY SPECIAL. Boys' 50c Cloth Pants, 39c Made of good quality casslmcre fabrics. All made with taped seams. A wide assortment of neat patterns In sizes 6 to 16 years. Third Floor. MONDAY SPECIAL. Corsets, $1 Values, 69c Corsets made of good quality coutll. Medium bust and lortg hips, with hose supporters attached. In sizes 19 to 30 Inches. Third Floor. tlon. The subjects to be considered are as stated in the title of tho section. Section 7. mining, metallurgy, econo mic geolory and applied chemistry. Honnen Jennings, foimer president of the- London Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, chairman- will meet at the Raleigh Hotel Tuesday morning for organization. The subjects to be con sidered Include mining laws and regula tions, methods if mining and treating minerals; mining costs, nvdrometallur gy. elqctro-metallurgy and fuels Section 8 public health and medical science; Major General William V Gorges, surgeon, general United States Army, chairman;. will meet at the New Ebbltt Hotol Tuesday morning it o'clock for organization. Tho subjects to be considered aro public health and Villi,! UlUOUt, I SK"0" ? .t"?P?rtS.tJ". commerce.! i!!u!!.o mm ittAtiiiuii, ur. i,eo 8 Rowe nivsident of the American Academy of Political and Social Selene. cluilrVni. will meet In the small ball room. tOtti floor, of tho New WJllaid FJotol Tues day morning nt 9:30 o'clock for organi zation. The einijeoU to bo consldened avo as Indicated In the title of the section. MONDAY SPECIAL. 1 75c Flannelette Underskirts, 50c W o m e n's Flannelette Underskirts In all white or with pink, blue or gray stripes, with ruffles fln loh.rl with s c a 1 1 o n e d I edges. Third Floor. LOCAL MENTION, Today, Every Day and Always. Best Photo Plays at Virginia Theater. The Sunday Evening Times Give rrl.able advertisers a last minute tall: with over forty thousand homes. One Dollar Dinner Today at Har vey's famous restaurant. Music. Recfificr of Wills. W, L. Bass, Muniey Bide and CO Wall St., N. Y. City. PhoneYour Want Ad to Tho Times, Wonderful Silk Values 95c .50 and $2 AH Silk Fabrics 36 to 40 inches wide, a yard Here is a Silk Opportunity that should cause sensational selling In this department tomorrow. It practically gives you choice of our Silk Department for 95c a yard. These, silks are short ends in waist and dress lengths left after the most wonderful selling season in our entire career,. Every yard is absolutely perfect. All pure silk and of excellent quality included are: 40-Inch Crepe de Chines, 40-lnch Crepe Meteons, 36-Inch Black. Satin Duchess, 36-Inch Black and Colored Chiffon Taffeta, 36-inch Stripe Taffetas, 36-Inch Black Satin de Chine and 40-inch Pussy Wlllqw Taffetas. Make your selec tions early for first choice. They are really wonderful values. 75c $1.00 36-inch Black Taf feta and Messaline, yard . These are positively all pure silk and perfect In weave and finish. Good, heavy, soft iuallty and our regular $1.00 quality. A yard, 75c. $6.00 Imported Chiffon $ A AA Velvets, yard v4-.UU 41 Inches wide; soft and beauti fully finished in shades of plum, navy, tan, myrtle, African brown, field mouse, copper, prune, taupe, and black. Silk Department Eighth Street Annex Lansburgh & Bro. This Dress Goods News Should prove important to every woman in Washington The values are really extraordinary and you should hasten to profit by the big savings. 79 c .00 and $1.25 Chiffon Broadcloth 48 to 52-inch Imported and Domestic Broadcloths, pine chiffon finish, very lustrous; all colors and black to select from; displayed on bargain table, 8th st. annex, dress goods section. Special tomorrow, per yard, 79c. $1.50 Whipcord, yard $1.09 MONDAY SPECIAL. $1.00 Fleece Blankets, 88c Double-bed size Fleece Blankets, In white or gray, good nuallty, close ly woven. Choloe of pink or blue border. Fourth i-loor. MONDAY SPECIAL. $1,25 Silkoline Comforts, 99c Silkoline Comforts for double-slzo oeds, oriental and semlfloral design", figured on both sides. Fourth Floor. MONDAY SPECIAL. $1.75 Crochet Quilts, $1.33 Full size Crochet Quilts with cut-out corner: fringed all aro,und. Ex cellent quality and very pretty designK. , Fourth Floor. MONDAY SPECIAL. 39c Pillow Slips, 25c Imported Tapestry I'll low Slips In s large as sortment of beautiful pat terns and colorings. sth St Annex 48-Inch Whipcord, all wool; in navy, brown, myrtle and pluih; nice for coat suits and separate skirts; a P(ood, sturdy cloth. 11.50 value, one day. yard. $1.09. $1.19 Storm Serge, yard. 85c 50 inches wide; double warp; all wooL In a rich shade of navy blue. Only a limited quantity. Hurry! 11.19 value, to go at the special price, yard, 85c $1.25 50-inch Whipcord, yd., 69c One shade only. A rich, bright cardinal. Nice for children's coats, yards to be sold for a quick clearance. $1.25 value for, yard, 69c. Only 100 Profit by These Bedwear Specials An After-Xmas Sale of Bedwear Offering Extraordinary Values , Read Every Item and Then Be Here Tomorrow and Supply Your Needs at Big -Savings $5.00 Wool Blankets, $3.98 Cholco of plain white, plain gra o plald Blankets made of fine selected materials, closely woven and nicely finished. Full double-bed size. $6.50 All-Wool Blankets, $5 Choice of white 01 gray In the plain colors. Also plaid Blankets, In beautiful colorings. Made of fine selected California wool. Ijlvonly wove.i and finely finished. $7 White Wool Blankets, $5.90 Tills Blanket is made especially for us of fine solectnd Ctllfoi nfa wool and very closely woven bcautifull.v fin ished. Choice of pink or blue borders A hlaukut that would sell at $7 00 1.1 nnj department store In the -i ti Bcdweat Department -Fourth Floor $3.50 Sateen Comforts, $2.88 Kxtra flne Sateen Comforts, filled with best white cotton heavy weight nnd verv warm. New and effective col orings and designs. $5.50 Wool Blankets, $4.44 Full size white wool Blankets loomed In the best possible manner and neatly finished. Choice of pink or blue bor ders. $4 Satin Marseilles' Spreads, $3 Choice of fringed, hemmed or fring ed edge. Beautiful, highly embossed designh. $1.50 Crochet Ouilts at SI. 24 Full size Crochet Quilts in a number oi pi-puy Designs rinseiy woven and well finished Free from starch. Lnniburah & Bro.