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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY; JANUARY 13, 1916.
OKON AGREES TO SUPPORT ALL BILLS AGANS "F, B n District Committee Head Espe cially Interested in Bad Check and Auction Measures A commltlco rcprcscntlns tho Kctall Merchants' AssoclaUon, accomnanlcd ly Assistant Corporation Counsel RoRcr Whlteford, conferred today with Chair man BcnAIohnson, of the llouso Dis trict Committee, regarding the intro duction of bills to curb the Insurance of "bad chocks." to eliminate "fake auction" sales and to prohibit "false ndvertlslng" in tho IDstrict -of Co lumbia. Chairman Johnson wm impressed with the showing made by the mer chants' commltteo and signified ' his willingness to support tho legislation, particularly tho bills relating to bad checks and fko auctions. Johnson ex pressed tho lcw, It Is understood, that the falso advertising bill must bo flmwn with exceeding care and tho de tails of such a measure are yet to bo worked out. Member of Committee. Tho committee which called upon the chairman of tho District Committee, comprised Hoss P. Andrews, president of tho Retail Merchants' Association. Charles J. Columbus. Its secretary, and M. D. Rosenberg, its genoral counsel. The committee and Mr. Whlteford were closeted with Mr. Johnson for more than an hour and presented in detail arguments in suport of tho three bills proposed. It Is expected that Johnson will Introduce the bills within the next few days and they wilt bo con-' sldcred promptly by the District Com mittee. The "bad check" law favored b the merchants' association would provide for the iniprlsonmpnt of any person. a passes a bad check within the Dis trlct of Columbia, juovldlng payment on the check In not made kooc! within flo days after notice to the drawer of the check. It Is proposed that elimination of fake auction sales shall be accomplished by putting such sales under the exclusive, jurisdiction, of the District Commis sioners. The Commissioners wSfild bo empowered to close up any auction es tablishment which Is believed to he of a fraudulent chaiacter. False Ad BUI. f The false advertising bll' advocated by the merchants' association is known at the "Printer's lnlc Model Law." It would check fraudulent advertising bit providing that nnv porson falsely rep lesentlng his goods In an advertisement within the District of Columbia shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Presidcnc Andrews and other repre sentatives of. the association expressed pleasure over the result of their con ference with the committee chairman and believe that the laws which have been urged by the association will soon be upon the statute hooks. Btntcs, Arkansas, Georgia, and VligtiitaJ where women are not admitted to tno bar to practice law. For tomorrow night, ono of tho moat Interesting meetings of tho series, thut under tho auspices of tho Wbmun's Ueiilflt Association of tho Maccabees, will bo held In conjunction with .1 in ception at which Lady Aberdeen wilt head tho line. ' Preceding tho program abqut 1.500 delegates of thA national council, and Washington club women will be re ceived. In tho receiving lino will be also Mrs. Blna m. , West. Mrs. Allco B. Locke, of Michigan Mrs. Eva L. Mc Nett, of Now York;' Mis Mabel La Hue, of Washington; Senator Proctor J Mc Cumbcr, or Worth Dakota, and Congress man Fcss of Ohio. Thero will bo a musical program by soloists from tho choir of tho Church of the Covenant, and a number of address es en tho placo of women in the home, In qrganlxatlons, and in patriotic work. Thp committee on arrangements, chosen front the Woman's Benefit, As sociation of the Macabces, Includes Miss La Hue, chairman; Mr. Lulu 8. Ham mond, Mrs. Mary A. Van Ness. Mrs. Stella Towner, Mrs May K, Bosworth, Mrs. Virginia Mctcatf. Mrs. Ella Weeks, Mrs. Dorothy Jost, Mrs. Etta Decen hardt. and Mrs. Edna Batch, hyattsviEle. County demonstration agents wilt meet at tho agricultural college Mon day morning and remain In session a week. Dr.- Joseph A. Mudd Is critically ill at his home in Spencer street. several weeks in Florida and Havana. ano is accompanied Dy uer brother and s ster-ln-law. Mr. and Mrs. Vinton Kcs' slcr, of Washington. H. Wlnshlp Wheatley will address a meeting of tho CltUens' Association Monday night on "Minor Jurisprudence." ALEXANDRIA DROPS ' PARADE FEB. 22 . i i i i Washington Birthday Associa tion Will Make, Pilgrimage to Mt. Vernon. Mrs. William I Forsyth has returned home after spending a month with rela tives In Detroit. Solemn vesper service will be held In St. Jerome's Catholic Church, here, next Sunday evening, for the llrst time ... nlst0,,y of the church. The service will be held under the auspices of tho local Holy Name Society and tho Rev. Father GrlfTon, of the Catholic Unl- VCTSltV. Will nrftarh ThAM ...II. . public reception of members into the Twenty Reported Dead In Tennessee Cyclone NASHVILLE, Jan. 13. Twenty per sons are reported to have been killed fi.T-3e.V0?'y ar known to have been injured in acyclone which struck MadU x0nua.1? Amqul, small towns near Nashville. All wire communication with the places has been cut, and only meager reports have yet been received' i ALEXANDRIA. Jan. ft.-No parado will bo hed in Alexandria this year, but the Washington Birthday Associa tion will make its annual pilgrimage, to Mt. Vcrhon February 22 and-(place n memorial wreath on tho tomb of George Washington. Tho question of tho par ade was considered at the annual meeting last night at the Chamberpot Commerce. The association re-elected W. W. Bal lcngcr, president; R. M. Graham, first vlco president; Harry Hammond, sec ond vice president; Harry B. Caton, third vlco president; J. William $tay, fourth.vlco preslJent: Harry D. Kirk, nfth vice president; E. E. Downham, chairman of tho executive committee: II. Noel Garner, secretary: Carroll Plcrco, treasurer. The committee chair men are Harry Hammond, finance; Thomas Chauncoy, decorations; Thomas I Hall, carriages; William H. Luckett, music: K. W. Ogden, lire department; A. A. Paul, secret organlrations; Harrlo White, press. Tho advisory commltteo Is composed of Julian Y. Williams, E. E. Downham, John H. Trlmyer. O. .11. Kirk. A. D. Brockctt, and F. J. Paff, former presidents of the association. At the Methodist Protestant. Church tonight the subject for the revival ser vlco will be "Tho Suffering Christ." Funeral services for William J. Toler, who died Tuesday night, were held this afternoon from his home, 217 South Fayette street, and were conducted by the Rev. Edgar Car penter, rector of Grade Episcopal Church. The body was sent to Lynch burg. In police court today Dexter Hender son was fined $10 for falseypretenses. Henderson represented himself as an agent for a sewing machine agency and collected $1.50 from a colored woman for, a machine which was never delivered. $100 par valuo each. The officers are Henry L&tterner, of Bethesda, Md., P,r,5aLd.cnt'' Davkl D. Caldwell, of Washington, vlco president, and Jo' seph Byrne, of Washington, secretary. Eleven essays on the" life of Robert E. Leo have been submitted by pupils of the Alexandria High flehool for tho prise contest under tire auspices of R. E. Lee Camp, Confederate Vet erans. The Judges, John M. Johnson, E. C. Graham, and tho Hov. J. W. Duffey, are now considering them. Fight Between Two Deer Halts Trolley Car Trip i GREENWICH, Conn.. Jam 13.-Auto-moblllsts and drivers of other vehicles with glaring headlights have been trou bled considerably of lato by wild deer, which havo taken refuge In the wooded districts of Greenwich along tho Boston postroad. Attracted by tho strong llnhts, tho animals get' In the paths of automobiles and trolley cars and run for blocks a few feet In dvanco of tho vehicles. Passengers on a trolley car saw a light between two bucks on tho llno,bctwccn Greenwich and Port Chester. The car was held up for several minutes until the animals wero chased away. Tho deer at night venture into back yards and eccn on tho thoroughfares In search of food. Two Persons Killed in Passenger Train Crash' MJLWAUKEfc. Wis,. Jan. 13,-Two persons wcro killed and several hurt te dav when a Northwestern passenger train bound for Chicago struck another passenger train bound for Madison At All Is Station. . M The Chicago train telescdoed aeverat coaches of the Madison train. The wreck caught (Ire. ' , 1 . -. t Pennsylvania Avenue aks $c (Slfltttpaittj Seventh Street Specialists in Apparel for Men, Boys and Children. The State corporation commission of Virginia has granted a charter to tho National Observation Company, incorporated, with its principal office at Rosslyn. The maximum capital stock is to be $15,000 and the mini mum $1,000, divided into shares of URGES CITIZENSHIP OR L m (Continued from First Page.) morning. Mrs. Barrett also urged that steps be token to enlist women of South America In the International Council, which already Includes twenty-seven nations., but is represented in South America onlv bv a council in Argentina. Announcement was made that a re ception will be given tomorrow after noon at the Raleigh in honor of Mrs. Carrio Alexander Bahrenburg. repre sentative at the council of tho National "Woman's Relief Corns. The reception will be given by the Relief Corps of the Department of the Potomac, G. A. R. Following the telegram from tho ex cutlve committee of tho General Fed eration of Women's Clubs had voted to affiliate with the council, an affiliation which has been under consideration for many years. Miss Marv Hays today was named the representative from the fed eration to the council. This afternoon there will be a discus nlon of international relations, conduct ed by the Marcholness of Aberdeen, ana thls will be followed by reports of ar Jt Hated societies. Discuss Immigration. This evening Lady Aberdeen, presi dent of the International Council, will preside at a public meeting when "Im migration" will be tho general subject. A. Caminettl, commissioner general of Immigration, will talk on "How Private Organizations Can Aid the Federal Gov ernment." John Barrett, director gen eral of the Pan-American Union, will speak of "Immigration From an Inter national Viewpoint." Miss Julia Wink ler, of New York, will talk on "Work of the Immigration board of the National Council of Jewish Women." Other ad dresses will be by Mrs. Julia Andrews, Boston, on "Housing and Employ ment," by Mrs. Hanna G. Solomon, Chicago, on "Protective League of Chi cago," and by Mrs. Harry Gllckmans, New Hacn. The buiden of reconstiuctlon after the European war will fHll largely upon women of the world, and espe cially upon women of the United Plates, Lady Aberdeen told an audi ence at last evening's meeting in the Raleigh ballroom "Tho women of tlio United States are always woiklng for the welfaro of others." Kald Lady Aberdeen, "and the people of Great Britain will never forget the beneficent work of the American Red Cioss nvises and other women for the women and children of Belgium. Canada's Greetings. Lord Aberdeen was to have nrpitirioti last evening, but he was prevn.tcd trom doing so by Illness, gind Mrs. Kate Waller Baric,tt, piesldcnt of the National Council, presided Instead. Mrs. W. E. Banford brought greetings from Canada, and Mrs. Barrett told of hor experiences as a representative of the Bureau of Immigration at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. Mrs. Ellen Spencer Musscy, former member of the Board of Education, and , honorary deun of the Washington Col lege of Law, lescrlbed the changing status of women in tho legislation of tho past, few jears Within that time, she said, three States, South Dakota, Iduho, and Maine, have made mothers equal guardians with fathers. This makes sixteen States where such wi law prevails. She pointed to three ilew suffrage filutes, Nutada, Montana, and ArUoua. added' since htr lost jeport as chairman of the legislative committee, muklnijr thirteen Mates In all where omei have the vote. Mis ;IU8."o ir per ted a ninrkul In cieascd In the liuiriUrr of States lulopi- irS inoMicrv reiifions Twenty oisiit cow hri.'e bomu foim of this pension. 4Ue said there was no cjanjje In ihrce An Extraordinary Sale for' Two Days Friday and Saturday. Extraordinary because of the values that are included the reductions made in the regular prices. and the present needs which the included lines supply. Beginning Friday Continuing Saturday Special Sale of Saks Men's Suits and Overcoats Former prices of which include grades up to $28.00 r The proof of value if you want your own Judgment fortified, lies in the fact that there are , Saks Suits and Overcoats made in "the Saks workshops and taken directly from our regu lar stock and placed in a sale now at this price for Clearance. ' The Suits are Young Men's styles; and the more conservative models. The Overcoats arc Single and Double Breasted; loose-back and body:fitting with silk or velvet collars. ' Candidly we've never offered a stronger attraction in value and price. f Third Floor. "Coffee Don't Hurt Me" Can he get away with it ? v'TfiBpy The drug, caffeine, in coffee, about 2 J grains to the average cup, hurts many coffee drinkers, at some time of life, and often hurts them hard. Caffeine is a powerful irritant that unsteadies the nerves, races the heart, disorganizes the digestive organs and plays havoc with the health of a large proportion of coffee users. . Of course, there are some who go on drinking coffee for years, without apparent harm, at least they don't suspect it, until the cumulative drug, caffeine, has got in its work. Isn't it the best plan to play safe with health quit coffee and use INSTANT P0STUM This pure food-drink made of wheat and a small portion of molasses tastes much like mild, high-grade Java coffee, yet contains no drug or other harmful element. Postum comes in two forms: the original Poatum Cereal, must be well-boiled, 15c and 25c packages; Instant Postum, the soluble form, can be made in the cup, at table, by adding hot -water,' 30c and'SOc tins. Both kinds are equally delicious and the cost per cup is about the same. The better health that, follows quitting coffee has shown thousands "There's a Reason" for POSTUM Send 2c stamp for 5-cup sample of Instant Postum. 'Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Battle Creek. Miclj. t r r f f P i . r $2.79 Boys' Clothing. Many items and all strong, representative ones. Boys' Two-pants Suits Double-breasted; in neat patterns; and sizes from 7 to 17 years. 4i Tfb Reducedtfrom $3.80 and $4 to. . . P ' V Boys' Blue Serge and Fancy Mixed Cheviot Suits broken slaes of the best selling styles of the season ; $5.00 Suits $2.50 & $7.50 Suits.. $3.75 h $10.00 Suits.,.. ...... $5.00 Boy6' Chinchilla Overcoats j with Rah Rah Hat ta match. Gray or Blue, bizes 2J4, 5, 6 and 7 years. Reduced to ., . . . Boys? Wash Suits. Advance sp'ring styles in Plain .White Galatea, middy blouse and lojig or short pants. Also Norfolks and French styles, trimmed with' Navy Blue, Light Blue and Dark Red. Sizes 3 to 10 years. r g Specially priced at, VOC Boys' Norfolk Styles, in Galatea, Madras, Oxford, Crepe and Silk Stripes plain' Blues, Browns and Tans Stripe and Plaid effects of the coming sea son. Sizes 3 to 10 years. ( g Specially priced at J7 I .J& Boys' New Spring Waists and Shirts A big variety of new patterns light and dark effects. Blouses have collar attached or neckband. Shirts have attached cuffs. Blouses 6 to 16 years. Shirts I2J4 to 14. -2 - Regular SOc grade J C Second Floor. 3 for $1.05. Women's Boots and Slippers. Sample Street Pumps in some of the most effective patterns. Sizes 34 and 4 A and B widths. , Satin Evening Slippers Pink, Gold, White, Black, Blue and Purple Patent Leather and Bronze Kid all sizes. Sample and Delta High Shoes not all sizes in every style hut all sizes in the lot. You will appreciate the qualitlos and styles offered in this grouping of Samples and regular stock. Choice Button and Lace Gypsy Boots Black Kid, trimmed with White, Champagne, Blue; Patent Leather, with cloth tops ; Gun-metal, with cloth tops. All sizes. Sale of Saks and Man hattan Shirts. Of necessity sizes now must be broken; but it's a collection of good patterns and among the assortment you can find almost evesy size. Plain and Plaited-bosoms ; soft and laundered cuffs. They Are $1.50 and $2 Shirts For 95 cents. First Floor. Fur Caps and Gloves. Men's Electric Seal Caps in the popular t QE shapes. SPECIAL Pl.Otf Men's Electric Seal Caps of better grades fc'2 C popular shapes. SPECIAL p,J Men's Velour $1.25 First Floor. Gloves REDUCED ....:... -:. from 95c $1.95 Men's Furnishings. White Dress Gloves in sizes 1 and 7r2 only CQr best $2 grade. REDUCED to Fancy Silk Scarfs, in the fancy boxes. QEp REDUCED from $1.50 ?OK Men's White, Black, Tan and -.5-. ' e? Gray Hose SPECIAL O pairS, DjC Men's Wool Drawers; sizes 36,38, 40, 4.2, 44. and 46 embracing grades up to $1.50 pair. RE- AQr DUCED to v" First Floor. Sporting and Athletic Qoods. Men's Ali-wool Coat Sweaters; shawl cel lars ; all colors and sizes. . j5 r REDUCED from $4.00 fO,lO Boys' All Wool Coat Sweaters, with and without shawl collars. Sizes 6 to 16 years. , Reduced from $2.50 to $1,95. REDUCED f CC Union Hardware Ball-bearing Skates. SPECIAL Roller $U5 This lot includes the better grades, with choice at First Floor. $2.95 Thermos Bottles. Pints. $1.00 grade, 85c $2.25 grade, $1.08 $1.75 grade, $1.49 $2.00 grade, $1.70 $2.50 grade, $2.13 $3.00 grade, $2.55 $3.50 grade, $2.97 $4.75 grade, $4.05 Quarts. $2.00' grade, $1.70 $2.75 grade, $2.34 $3.00 grade, $2.55 $4.50 grade, $3.93 $5.00 grade, $4.40 Second Floor. Photo Albums. 50c grade, 38c 60c grade, 45c 65c grade, 9c 75c grade, 56c 85c grade, 64c $1.25 grade, 94c $1.50 grade, $1.13 Cafd Sets. $2.75 grade, $2.05 $5.00 grade, $3.75 $6.00 grade, $4.50 $6.50 grade, $489 $9.50 grade, $7.13 $11.50 grade, $8.65 $12.50 grade, $9.35 $13.50 grade, $10.25 M' h T