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THE WASHINGTON TiMES.- WEDNESDAY.' FEBRUARY 28; 1917. it !&i -&-i&!Zr Y. W. C. A. PLANS FOR THE INAUGURAL Will Receive Women Visitors At Home All Day Sunday. The Y. IV. C. A. building nill be open for the reception of inaugural visitors all day Sunday, It was an nounced at the association today. Hundreds of titora aro expected to accept the Invitation Informal re liglous services will be held during the day. lira. Mary Stevenn, in charge of religious work, will answer a. number of questions which have been asked of her during the after noon. Social and moral topics are to be discussed. Will Take Up tuning. With a view to preparedness, mem bers of the association are to co- oper ate with the woman's section ot fhe Navy League In forming a class for Instruction In home hygiene and nursing. Tho class will meet tomor row in the Mason House at T.30 o'clock. The lenten Bible class of the asso ciation meets this afternoon under the direction of Miss Ruth M. Kceney. The finances of the association will be ditu;ged at a meeting of the finance i ommittce tomorrow At 3 o'clock. There will be a membeis" council meeting fnlluurng a supper for that committee at the association at G o'clock. Apparently, indigestion has no ter rors for tho members of the Y. W. C A. Recently a clars for Instruction in chafing dl"h m-tho3 of cotjklns wa started bince then a number of ap plications for lessons han been re ceived. A new class In the subject w ill be started at 8 o'clock, Thursday. Another class In methods of serving will be organized at 7 o'clock that evening Swimming PlRn Prepared. The Alumnae Club, composed of members of the lrlendhip clubs who have been graduated from high chools. are to admit several recent graduates to membership In the club on Friday evening The Current Events class will meet on Saturday at 7.50 p. m. A half hour latei the Klre side Friendly Club will hold Its usual meeting. Flans are being made by Miss Norma Schwendener, swimming In structor, for an aquatic meet to be held In the association pool the latter part of March. HELD FOR GRAND JURY. Arthur Robinson, colored, was held in $300 bond for the grand Jury in Police Court yesteruay on a charge of larceny of eight steam shovel flanges from the W II. II. Allen Company. The flanges were valued at $7.50 each. The case against William Coleman on the same charge was dismissed. BRITISH EXPECT AMERICA TO ACT London Press Expresses View That Laconia Sinking Was Overt Act. J.OXDON. Feb. 2S. UnslanU ex pects America to act. . Editorial comment In all newspapers reflected the attitude of the general public today that the Laconia sink ing cannot be construed otherwise than an "overt act " Just how America will "act." other than to adopt the armed neutrality policy outlined In tl President's speech, was not suggevtil In the edi torials, but t,he Inferenre was clear that England thinks nothing short of drastic steps will satisfy American dignity and honor. Difference Irreron. tle. This belief of an Irreconcilable dif ference between America and all Teu tonic agencies was heightened today by Vienna dispatches Indicating that American Ambassador I'enfleld would receive today the answer of the Aus tro-Hungarlan government to his re cent request for a statement of the dual monarchy's position on the un limited submarine warfare. Dispatches from Switzerland report ing conditions In Austria Indicated this answer would announce complete support of Germany's "ruthlessness and hinted that a break with Austria, similar to that with Germany, by the United States was close at hand. One other thing which led Britons today to the conclusion that America will have to fro farther than a mr break In relations with the Teutons was the report from Berlin that the Americans taken prisoner on the Yar rnwdale were still being held this time on the pretext of quarantine ne cessity. nii-patch Telia of Peril.. The London Times published today a dispatch from Corunna declaring that friends of former American Am bassador Gerard embarking there for tho voyage to the United States were anxious for his safety. According to this dlspafh, Gerard was warned by a German friend, high In the councils of the empire. Just be fore he left, not to make such a trip. The German navy, the Times said, hates Gerard, believing that for a year and a half he haa prevented the full force of Germany's submarine w eapon from being felt. SPEAKING OF CHICKENS MERGES HILbr Ta., Feb. 28. Wil liam Hoke, of Menges Hill, Pa., has a four-legged chicken that Is the best layer in his yard. It was born last summer, and when "Bill" saw she had a couple of extra legs he thought of II C. of L. and decided he would kill the freak. He didn't, and with eggs so scarce thrt he locks them In the safe every night, the best layer can stand on -her own feet any time for William. Federal I'laanre By John Poole. FRAT TO FETE GUARDSMEN Phi Alpha Delta Chapter Plans Smoker In Their Honor. Taft Chapter. Phi Alpha Delta, of Georgetown Unlvtralty Law School, will give an Informal smoker Friday evening at the chapter house, 1914 Sixteenth street northwest. In honor of the members who are returning with the District militia from the I border. Winfleld S. Scott. Gregory B. Kea nlk, Edward M. Levere, and Ray San ter are the men of Taft Chapter In cluded on the roster of Troop A, now en route from San Antonio. In addition to the smoker, the chap ter has planned to give a banquet at one of the Itotels In honor of the militiamen as soon as they are mus tered out. RECTOR LA MOTTE PREACHES. The Rev. John I. L&Motle. rector of the Church of the Ascension in Baltimore, was the, preacher today Xt me noon hour Lenten services at the Church of the Epiphany. He was formerly assistant rector of the Epiphany and will deliver the last sermon of his visit here tomorrow at noon. This afternoon at. 4:45 o'clock the Rev. Randolph H. McKIm, pastor, will conduct a short service, followed by an organ recital by Oscar Comstock. Lenten services are held each dav of the week at noon and 4:43 o'clock. Tonight, February 28th ' We are mailing to each and every depositor a "STATEMENT1 for the month of February Tomorrow morning they will be delivered at office and home by the postman. " (1) 'It shows the exact balance. (2) It shows all the deposit made. ' (3) It shows all the checks paid. It is the greatest banking con venience Inaugurated in Wash ington in many years. FEDERAL 1? IONAL BAM Hi : vaiHT NAT 03 I Southeast Corner of Fourteenth and G Streets 1p3 'H 'I ST III iiiyiiiiwL I I I III I II lmllli 4HUvftaKvATuv ! bxWThHuUuY iAUWHnVW vIBllUlasHk. HHU IB A vBllHr Yr lffnHrYyUIIBiiXvOlk iKvvHaW t m. x! mCK'MrOFmiiXSSSjKmmMJl I I I II I II hI"M fiMlBTlIrV ik " CBillaML, CUhImw xuAIMkYam MAyB-EflTPsSiMfrlBftoiWx Bill BlBBjBIPK I rip I L lllLlL!N,,,, 111 HI HEATLESS k Ml 1111 Vl W II III lm Willi..... 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