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, T THE "WASHINGTON TIMES: SUNDAY? STAJSTTBT 7i - I 1917. REVENUE PROBLEM FDZ2LB TO SOLONS Finance Committees of Both Houses Wrestling With Pros pects of Deficit. COFFEE TARIFF PROPOSED Leaders Fear It Will Raise Storm Over Country If Insisted Upon. "While "Ways and Means Committee members are wrestling; with the revenue question at one end of the Capitol, Senators on the Finance Committee, especially Democrats, are racking: their brains over it. Stared In. the face by prospects of an enormous deficit, the leaders are wondering- how to meet it and not atir up the wrath of the country. Coffee Tariff Proposed. The coffee tariff is one of the things that is proposed. It seems sure to make trouble If Insisted on. Strong: opposition Is felt in the country either to a tariff on tea or coffee, and this feeling: Is reflected in Congress. The Treasury Department has sub mitted to the Finance Committee and the Ways and Means Commltttee a list of about 100 things on which revenue can be raised, part of them capable of being: subjected to tariff, jfart of them capable of bearing: In ternal revenue 'or additional Internal revenue. Decision Up to Committees. "The department, it is said, has not recommended the selection -of any particular ones of these articles for duties or Internal . revenue. It is 16ft to the Ways and Means Com mittee and the Finance Committee to make this decision. .Coffee is in the list, and Senators on tho. Tinance Committee are pondering: vthether they dare 'risk a storm by m-oposing: to put a tariff on it. Belief at -the Capltol is strong: thatthe pro posed coffee tariff will come to noth ing. " NEWS' OF ROCKVILLE Qermantown Grange Elects Offi Z cers; Autolst Fined $50. ROCKVTLLE, Md , Jan. 7. Oerman tbwn Orange. No. 337, of this county, has elected officers as follows: Mas ter, Charles T. Johnson; overseer. Dr. Jfcmes E. Deets; lecturer, Robert L. tfolson; secretary, Robert I. Hlcker m; treasurer, G. D. King:; steward, 7 C. 'Gartner; assistant steward, James B. Neel; lady assistant steward, 3trs. A. C. Harg-ett: eatekeener. G, J. TlDZzard; ceres, Mrs. Charles T. Jolin- KOn; pomona, Mrs. James 11. Deets; flora, Mrs. Robert L. Hickerson: chap lkln, C. H. .Browning-. New Officers iflll be Installed Monday evening:, -Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. GUpln, of Sandy Springs, tVS coiintj-, have an nounced the .sagrenient of their daughter,. Mis Elizabeth Gilpin, and Clagctt Cf Dorsey, of Laytonsvllle. -Mr. and Mrs. Washington B. Chi Chester, of Olney, this county, a few eicningrs agro celebrated the twenty f jfth anniversary of their marriage. .ngus Watson, of near Silves Spring:, this county, was fined $50 by Justice of the Peace Sawyer. at Sjlgo, last evening:, for violation' of automobile laws. The arrest follow eji an accident at Silver Spring: ja. few days agro, when Miss Louise Tyler, of that vicinity, was struck by a ma chine operated by Watson. r Electric P.ercolators set the best there is out of the coffee. Electric Per colators, hand some nickeled coffee ma- chines. T.t Trmuc CwuBff S7.00 Carroll Electric Co. 714 12th St. Main 7320 BLUE W PRINTS ' And Vandykes made quickly and at low cost by our experts. Prompt deliveries. Architects. Engineers, and Patent Attorneys need to -Vecome ac quainted with our pi ices and work fRED. A. SCHMIDT 719-21 13th St rar G. (Corridor Entrance). n- vnrti Mrv , ww j- h. w ivfl Ice. Close J p. m. yi 37 KX LOANS W HORNING Relet. Va. (south end of Highway Bride), rree automobiles from (tb and D U. aw. AUTOMOBILES 'SroforcTcIes and Accessories. ACCESSORIES. National Electric Supply Co., 1 ISSS-1230 S. Y. Are. BANQUET FOR CUMMINS Nashville to Honor Pardoned Con vict Legislators to Attend. NASHVILLE, Jan. 7. William J. Cummins, who. after a hectlo financial carter in Now York was recently par doned from Sing Slnjr by Governor Whitman, will be the guest of honor at a banquet to be given by friends tomorrow night to celebrate his re turn to this city, where he got his start In life. Cummins was one of the most popular men In Nashville years ago. and his friends here -have always stood by him and have refused to be lieve the Justice of his conviction and imprisonment in New Tork. Tho banquet, consequently, will be an elaborate and ceremonious affair. Both houses of the Tennessee Legis lature have been formally ln tted and have accepted, the senate unanimous ly and the house after a short debate, in which one member Inquired If such an action would not be considered "flaunting something in the face of New York." FINDS WOMEN ARE BETTER STUDENTS G. W. U. Dean Also Gives Scholarship Palm to Non - Frat Men. The women of the species Is far more dangerous than the male when It comes to winning unlv.erslty schol astic honors. Non-fraternity members are better students than those belonging to fra ternities. These are two deductions from statistics compiled by Dean Howard Lincoln Hodgklns, of tho College of Engineering, Georgo AVashlngton Uni versity. Dean Hodgklns' figures are based on work of students In the de partment of arts and sciences for the school year 1015-10. The general scholastic average jf students was 80.4; that of the wo men, SS.9, and that of the men, 84. These were the averages In the three undergraduate colleges. The general average in the College of Engineer ing was 81 0, and In the Teachers College. 90.3. "fhc Rvcrage of non-fratcrnlty mele students was 84.5, and that of the rraternity male students, 82.1. The average of non-fraternity women stu dents was 80.4, and that of the fra ternity women students, 88.2. INTREPID GERALDINE! .Whistles Right Out Loud One of Carmen Alr-as. NEW YORK, Jan. 7. Geraldlrte U lina TVn l tllAr1 f Tint TlPT TlfPPA dent of grand operal She whistled right out loud the prelude to one of tkn nwlna n? ''nBrnOH'' Ifllt nlfTtlt- CarUBO Appeared In the Metropolitan production witn tarrar. oema oum n til'-h tin anfl hundreds were un able to gain admission. MILITIA ON BORDER GET PAY THIS WEEK Hike From Camp Wilson to Leon Springs Postponed at Least a Week. SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 7. With the proposed hike to Leon Springs post; paned at least a week and no strenu ous drills In prospect before that time, tho next event of Importance on'v tile program of the Washington militiamen at Camp Wilson is pay day. early this week. ' The announcement that pay day Tas not more than three days oft was issued from headquarters of the Third District Infantry yesterday afternoon. It 'was decided yesterday to post pone the hike to the Leon Springs after First Lieut. John Brletling Coulter, inspector Instructorof the regiment, made recommendations to that effecL He will spend this week assisting the commissioned and non commissioned officers of the brigade lo straighten out their cleical Tvork. "" Ejrst Lieut William. J. Bacon, of the Third, was granted a flfteen-day leave of absence yesterday, and tie will return to Washington for a visit. Chaplain Arthur IL Smith, of the Third, was granted leave January S rto 22 on account of Illness, and be will visit his mother In North Carolina. EXPRESS HIT8 ENGINE. CHICAGO, Jan. 7. One fireman was killed, two englqeeTs and another fireman injured and scores of pas sengers badly shaken up and bruised when a northbound Illinois Central suburban express and a swlch engine collided a few blocks from Twelfth street station last night. The express was crowded with the heavy Saturday night traffic BOUND IN COAL BIN - v . Glri Carried to Cellar and" Gagged by Robber. vkw ynnK. Jan. 7 Found tonight bound and gagged In a coal bjn, Vlth gas Jets In the basement ot ner now imA nn. Kmmt Grles. sixteen, told the police she had been attacked by a youthful robber In the hallway. She said he grabbed hr as she tered, carried her to the cellar. caceed her with her stole, ana isen beat her. . . She vru Insensible when found. Twelve dollars was relsslna from ber purse. , SHOOTS SELF IN HOSPITAL. nmnrvrrnlN'- C. Jan. 7 T. H. Thompson, under treatment at a ,nl- tarhim hers since December ... imoi and killed himself In his room last' nIKht- . . ., Hr Mr. Thompson's nome - Wyck, S. C. He was said to be a man of considerable prominence ana a member of a large mercantile' firm. M OLD DUTCH MARKET m syANN'v w - sal e ifip OUR GREAT ANNUAL FOOD SALE BEGINS MONDAY MORNING AND LASTS ALL WEEK The Old Dutch System Has Revolutionized Marketing- in Washington .1 ' 1 . 1 . i J T 11 f 1 1 ". 1 ! "N We operate the city's . cleanest and most sanitary markets. , We sell only high-grade merchandise. We are quantity buyers of all foods. We sell for cash we do not deliver. This plan and policy makes it profitable for us to sell the best qualities at relatively low prices through the clean est and finesifof markets. WE RESPECTFULLY INVITE THOSE NOT FAMILIAR WITH OUR MARKETS, METHODS AND VALUES 930 La. Ave. N. W. 8th & E Sts. S. E. 7th & B Sts. N. E. OUfc MARKETS ARE COJIVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE DISTRICT. 7th & H Sts. N. E. 739 No. Cap. St. 7th & Que Sts. N. W. 14th & Perry place N W. 18th & You Sts. Nl W. 11th & H Sts N. E. 726 7th St. N. W. 7th & Fla. Ave. N. W. 14th & Kenyon Sts. N. W. 1714 14th St. N. W. 1632 No. Cap. St 712 K St N. W. 3420 Ga. Ave. N. W. 14th & You Sts. N. W. 1440 P St N. W. 2030 P St N. W. 31st & M Sts. N. W. 3420 M St N. W. 4 HOUR SPECIALS! . MONDAY ? 8 A. M. to 12 Noon, Only Red Ripe Tomatoes 1 f LARGE CAN 1 J Below present wholesale cost. None sold to dealers. Limit, 12 cans to a customer. .Green String Beans C CAN JL None sold to dealers. Limit, 1 2 cans to a customer. Marigold Oleo 1 -LB. PRINT 23c Elegant butter substitute.' Good for all culinary purposes. REMEMBER Thebove three items can only be bought at these special prices from 8 a. m. to 1 2 noon Monday. PORK SHOULDERS Cut From Corn-Fed Pigs 1 F C (Lb. SMOKED, FRESH, CORNED SMALL PORK LOINS. (Whole or Half) LEAN PORK CHOPS ( Your ) Choice Lb... 15 18 SELECTED EGGS! Our Millbrook Brand One Dozen in Carton . . . 38c Fresh Creamery Butter Dellfield Brand. One pound print . .) . a m'tl2 tIlTI5.! 40c Pure Open-Kettle Rendered Lard, lb. 18c CARLOADS OF QUALITY... CANNED VEGETABLES AND FRUITS LIJVIA BEANS Can ....lie WKDOZ. ...$1.Z5 ArT fcO AC LllMA RfdUS uut'" , irabion Bram S IWRT'P SI PSmTuKT Can 10c Doz. ..$1.20 Case (2 doz.) . . $2.35 -PEAS Can 8c Dozen 95c Case (2 . doz.) $1.85 Can 10c Rf Dozen ...$1.15 Case (2 doz.) $2.25 Can' 12c Dozen ...'.$1.40 Case (2 doz.) $2.75 3 Can 15c WHN , , M uui i.'ia Case (2 doz.) $3.45 ASPARAGUS Large can... . .18c Dozen $2.10 Case (2 Frr? ISlf doz.) $4.15 Square can 19c Doz $2.25 Case (2 Joz.) $4.45 Vt I'tH Sweet Tender CORN Can 9c Dozen $1.05 Case (2 doz) $2.05 iCan 14c Qozen $1.65 (Case (2 doz.) $3.25 Can 10c I Dozen . . $1.15. Case (2 doz.) ..$2.25 SPINACH Large can lie Dozen.. $1.30 Case (2 doz.) . . .52.55 PINEAPPLE No. 2 Can IJiccdiash siA ,lflftB1 VmJ23 14c 'Umm Can 'VsM Doz $1'65 ss& doz.) $3.25 California PEACHES --- uaii. yaii auw n Doz. ..$1.75 uuz..; . ,j.txj Large can . . 13c '7 Doz.$1.50 , Case (2 doz) $2.95 vUHPPPV M CAUMRMIA t fM, CROWIRt W Wi ciS!wl 'VS.--' FINE'CANE -GRANULATED -Sugar POUND 7c i CHALLENGE MILK, Can 14 EVAPORATED MILK, An brands we stdck Large can 10 Small can Si WAGNER'S CATSUP, 3 bottles 25 FLOUR Pride of Columbia 6-Lb. Bag . 28c 12-Lb. Bag 55c 24-Lb. Bag $1.08 MEATY PRUNES "V Small Size Medium Size Large Size -ib. 8c , x lb, 10c i ib. 14c GOLDEN CROWN SYRUP, Can POTTED MEAT, 3 Cans HERRING ROE, . Can CURTICEmOS. JAMS, Bet 10c .10c .14c 17c Evaporated Peaches ..9c 12c 17c CHOICE UNPEELEa FANCY UNPEELED, Lb FANCY PEELED, . Lb TONS OF RICE! Broken Head ' Fancy Japan Style 6 ibs. 25c 4 ibs. 25c 3 ns. 25c Fancy Head Argo Brand Salmon, 1-lb. tall can ml Domestic Oil Sardines, I V can Chum Salmon, 1-lb. tall can. 10c 4c Sun-Ray Brand Im ported Sardines, -j-' yX can .-. . I IC California Lemons, 0 medium size, doz 0 Extra Fancy 1QC Tangerines, doz 10 Cape Cod Cranberries, qt. 10c IMPORTED WhiteGrapes lb-15c21bs-25c APPLES Extra Fancy York Imperials, pk40cipkllc Small Size, Doz. . Florida Oranges i . 4 ft Extra Large f f ' 15cDonz!y.Fru:t:.z8c 3-i n i fJRI ft fc,psfi ,: Ml.