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THE WASHINGTON TIDIES, THURSDAY, 3IARCH 1, 1917. 3G ITEMS OF INTEREST IN AND ABOUT TOWN Happenings of the Day Various Parts of the Nation's Capital. In rerhaps the moderate weather Washlngtonians havo been enjoying Inclined some of them to be a little Jess forgetful of those who had no overcoats to protect them should the wind again become cold. This was evident in the case of a -ragged little newsboy, trying to i-ell papers to the patrons of one of Wash ington's most fashionable hotels. With scarcely a glance, they passed him by At last he got desperate The next passerby was halted by a pitiful wail. It was the heartbroken cry of a little child in trouble. No one with a semblance of humanity could pass without inquiring the rea eon. A beautifully dressed woman, es corted by a man In evening dress, came from the hotel and paused, hearing the cry. "Poor boy," she mur mured to her escort. "See what Is the matter with him." The escort went to the ragged youngster none too happily and inquired why. From tear-stained face the boy, between sobs, stated that he had to sell all his papers before he went home. Luckily he had but one left. Of course the escort took It, but had no less than a nickel to pay for It. The newsboy, like the fraternity, had no change. "Keep the change, my little man," and the philanthropist passed on. Returning some time later, he saw enacted the same performance. The boy had cbncealed a pile uf papers and pocketful of change. CItIc Club to Sleet. A meeting of the Cathedral Heights Citizens' Association will be held at 8 o'clock this evening at St. Alban's parish hall. Watchmen's Union To Sleet. The Federal Watchmen's Union will meet tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock at the Moose Hall, Seventh and C streets northwest. Federation To Meet. A meeting of the Federation of Citi rena" Associations will be held In the board room of the District building, Saturday night, at 8 o'clock. Drummers Will Rehearse. The final rehearsal of the Doys' Fife and Drum Corps of the "Washington public schools, in preparation for the Inaugural parade, will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Franklin School. Prof. TVanwh to Ictnre. li i-ror. William 1-. wunsch. of Boston, win deliver a lecture at New Masonic Temple at 3:30 o'clock Sunday after noon on "The Rebirth of Christianity. Prof Wunsch Is a. graduate of the University of Michigan. "Dry" to Hold Jubilee. A "Sheppard Prohibition Bill" jubi lee meeting will be held at the Doug las Memorial M. E. Church, Eleventh and II streets northeast, at 7:30 o'clock tonight, when addresses will he delivered by the pastor and others. G. TV. V. Vandeillle Show. A vaudeville show, under the au spices of the Hatchet, the weekly stu dent publication at George Washing ton University, will be given in the assembly hall of the arts and sciences department, administration building. 2023 G street northwest, on the eve ning of March 23. Lecture At V. 31. C A. Tonight. "Bodily Differences as External-Indicators of Character" will be dis cussed in the opening lecture of a twelve-week course in character analysis by Dr. X. W. ShefTerman to night at 8 o'clock, under the auspices 'Largest Credit Jewelers in the World" Free! A Fine Watch For 10 Days Come to our store and let us show you our line of "Rockford" Watches, priced at $18 to $25. Select the model you like and we'll let you carry it for ten days on trial. Then if you wish to bay it you can pay us at the rate of 50c a week. These are 17-jewel movement, in 20-year guaranteed gold-stiffened cases that will last a life time. We keep them in repair for one year free. Castelberg's 935 Penna. Ave. 9m3J or the Y. M. C. A., In the Y. M C building, 1T3G G street northwest. Sir Knights Initiated. The Knights of Sir Godfrey last night held their annual banquet and Initiation. L. W. DcGast, director of the boys' department, Y. M. C A- was the principal speaker. Officers of the club are Norman B. Frost, king; Griffin V. Canada, crown prince: Charles) Lawton, archbishop, and Arthur Bud long, bishop. To Issue High School Edition. The Hatchet, weekly student publi cation at George Washington Univer sity, is preparing to Issue a special high school edition on Friday, April 0. This edition may be an annual fea ture, the purpose being to interest high school students In the advan tages offered by the university for the attainment uf higher education. Talks on Sunday Schools. The advantages of Sunday school training were outlined by Major Pull man, superintendent of police, ad dressing the Phi Mil Sigma National Sunday School Fraternity at the Kb- bitt last night. Others who spoke were Assistant District Attorney Bo- Iltha J. Ilaws. Dr. Clifton P. Clark, and the Rev. Forrest J. Prettyman. "Dry Lm Cheered. Members of the First Congrega tional Church, assembled In the church at Tenth and G streets north west last night to hear a Colonial concert, broke Into prolonged cheers nhen the passage of the Sheppard "dry" bill by the House was an nounced. The program consisted of more than twenty folk songs, added to by the Colonial costumes of the singers. Socialists TraUe Peace. "Down with war; long live peace," was the keynote of a meeting of the Socialist party of the District at Ty thlan Temple last night. Among those who spoke were T. F. Monohan. of the Anti-War League; Miss Ethel Cohen, speaking for the Socialist women of America; Julian Pierce, head of the Socialist party in the District: Mrs. Benton Mackaye, a pacifist suffragist, and others. Cranch-Tyler Meeting. The Cranch-Tyler Home and School Association will meet tonight at 8 o'clock In the Tyler School, Eleventh and G streets southeast. Mrs. E. F Smart and A. Aldridge, soloists of the First Congregational Church, will sing and give a humorous dialogue In costume. Miss Mary Newcomb will recite. The Hawaiian Quartet, Her bert Ramsey, John Bixler, Randall Saunders and Garrett Wolf, accompa nied by Mrs. Herbert Aldridge, will give several selections. Single Tax Discussed. A single tax was urged as the remedy for the conditions which make rood riots possible in the face of na tional prosperity by Herbert J. Browne, addressing a meeting of the Single Tax Association or the District at the Public Library last night. Ben jamin F. Lindas also spoke. The exe cutive committee was Instructed to ar range a public debate between a rep resentative or the Bell Telephone Company and a single taxcr on the Odd Chairs For the Living Room We are showing quaint mahogany rockers, arm chairs, wing back chairs, big arm rockers with leather seats and backs and the most luxurious of overstuffed chairs. Serviceable, comfort able, and distinctive in ap pearance. A Solid Mahogany Wing Back Arm Chair Is Priced at $8.95. Others up to $45.00 Furniture of Character Furniture of Quality Furniture of Originality Thrift Clob Cheeks With Ch Purchases. Hecht & Co. Seventh St. Near F IMritOM-.O hKKMf'K H1HT VI V '.. Tin; i iii:spkki-; "... omu nr "IIMIWVTI H'"'!!." A new runt tmln la-aien Washington C 40 p m djlly. Arrl.e 'lnclnriaitl 11 10 a m i-unnettlnK fur St L-ouU Oiluisu, and the West bleeier to Cincinnati '. O. MMITr.ll" !aears WNlilnKton 2 p. m daily renrhlnc Hot Sprint. Va . WM p. In ; White Hulphur Hprlns. llr-Sl p. m . Cincinnati. 8 3) a m., lioulfltllle. 10 Za5 a m . ChicaKO, 5 15 p in , and St. Luls. ro p. in Hlef-r-rm to Cln clunall, LanulKVllle. Kt. Ioula. and ChU-aco. -V I. V. I.IMITI.I)-l-eaves WaslilliKtoti. II 10 p m Sleetier to White Sulphur HurlliRa. W Va Hut Kprlncit Va Cincinnati and L-uulavllle Connections for the Went Tic-Let Ofrirr, isa F M. X. IV. CiKU. M. WIND lllol. I'aencer Act.. Uhlnrtcn It. C. question or public ownership of the utility. To Lecture on China. Dr. Joseph Beech, president of the West China Union University, will lec ture tomorrow afternoon and evening before the National Geographic So ciety at the New Masonic Auditorium, owing to the Indisposition of the Chi nese minister. Dr. Wellington Koo, who was scheduled ror an address on his country. Dr. Beech's topic will be "China of Today and Tomorrow." His discourse will be Illustrated with col ored slides. Dr. Beech has spent many years In western China In the provinces of Czechuan and Chengtu, and has traveled extensively through out the empire. COAL MARKET EASIER Supply of Fuel Assured for In augural Week. Extraordinary efforts by traffic managers and coal dealers to bring to Washington sufficient coal to take care of the exigencies of the inaug ural have resulted in the coal maiket easing off somewhat. The price of soft coal, of which there has been an unprecedented scar city this winter, still rests at tho high level or SG.-.5 to JG.00 at the mine. This price, to which must be added freight rates and prollt margin, or $11 and J 11. CO per ton for soft coal will continue, in the opinion of dealers, until warm weather seta: In. Dealers in Washington are Inclined to believe the price of soft coal will not go higher. The dally supply that arrives for Washington is limited, but it is not thought that inaugural needs will rind the city unprepared in this respect. LAUDS RECOMMENDATION. "The General Starr should have been court-martialed If it had made any other report than that which has been sent to Congress'by the Secre tary or War," said George Hewitt Myers, secretary or the Army League, today in commenting on the general starrs recommendations on universal military training. "In recommending universal liability to military train ing and service the general staff only rollowed the policy advocated by ev ery great military leader from Wash ington down to the present. Every Secretary or War, from Knox to the present head or the War Department, after mature consideration has in dorsed some system of universal mili tary training and service" TRIPLE TREAD Rubbers of Quality For Everyone ki &V9 IIIBim. X Especially Made For Policemen, Firemen, and Letter Carriers Unlike any other rubbers you can buy for 'the soles and heels are made of rubber ground with pulverized steel, insur ing triple service, and the leather in the heel prevents rapid wearing at this, the weakest part of the average rubber. Read this liberal guarantee which accompanies every pair we sell: "Should the heel wear out or leak before the sole wears through we will give the purchaser a NEW PAIR of Triple Tread Rubbers FREE. BERBERICH'S" Triple Tread Rubbers Are Made For MEN, WOMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS .Berbericb's Washington's Lara-eat and Slost Progressive Shoe House. Established IS8S. KPHflMF I, till. I. AWI.I.IMS appears at Pl.v In fl.. .,aata, HlllNI'M' t.filMX - aa. j ... ... ,...., ........... .... . a. da). Trade papers and critics report slner "THE CIIKISTI . 10c SftS GARDEN I CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG ALL THIS WEEK SS WELCOME ROBERT WARWICK und bli own company in the crrntcMt of Drtrrtlte Piny fTfr Mnjcrri "Till; AlU-l l.i: m: n U-purt Him drniiin. nboumUnc In thrill and Mrnaallunul nrrnrs Mt thr TltM nct undnv Jlondur, '1'u radar, and dnenda. 10c 2EE STRAND VSff 15c I ALICE JOYCE LAST TIME TODAY Dihnar's Wonderful Wild Animal Pictures Comedies, Etc. Don't Let Your Teeth Waste Away We Can Make Them Sound and Beautiful Without rauainff ou a Wee Hit of I'ain anil the rharces for thin expert dental service will lie m rt-anonalilc jou will wontler how we can affoid to do It for so Utile money (lm guarantee cue with all our work and ou can pay u In iall payment.) If oii liUc S-r of TVprh $5.0(1 tin f AmmSEIiSeJ! J ill fo( ''' Jtf llellohle In ery ni), Me re , fer J on in the Seeonil National CC A CpT QC Hank. I.a pament term la P- t-1-' V I heme nhn rannut par rn.li. DR. SMITH DENTISTS (Inc.), Cor. 7th and E Sts. N. W. Uirr I'euple'a Drue Hlore. Owen Ilall. N A. M. lo K I1. M. Sundajr D to X lleferenee. .Second .National Hank. I.udy Ittendant. HOWARD MARKS ITS FIFTIETH YEAR Colored Educators From 150 Universities Assist in Celebration. Representatives from about 150 uni versities, including some or the most prominent colored educators In the country, and more than COO alumni, arc attending the sociological coher ence held In connection with the three-day celebration or the semi-centennial or Howard University, which opened today. Firty ears or progress or the col ored race is the theme or the con fen nee. The opening session was held at the university, beginning at D o'clock. President Newman, or the university, was the first speaker. Dr. James H. Dlllard, president or the Jeannes Foundation, presented a pa per on "The Ownership or Rural and Urban Homes." The discussion was led by N B. Young, or Florida, and R. R. Wright, Jr.. or Philadelphia. M. N. Work, of Tuskegee Institute, also presented a paper on "Business Enterprise." It was discussed by W. A. Act), or Hampton Institute, and F. R, Moore, or New York. The afternoon Is devoted to a mu sical by tho University Choral Society In the auditorium of the Dunbar High School. The significance or firty years or history or Howard University and or the advance or the colored race will be the subject before a mass meeting at Convention Hall at 8 o clock to night, Secretary or the Interior Lane is among those scheduled to speak, Other speakers will be Pror. Carl Kel sey, or the University or rennsyl vanla; H. T. Kealing, president or the Western University or Kansas, and Bishop Wilbur 1'. Thirkield. TO HOLD REVIVAL. A special revival campaign will be I held at the Salvation Army Hall, 030 I Pennsylvania avenue, on Saturday and Sunday. CoL It. E. Holz. provin cial commander, will be In charge I Sunday. Brig. William Escott and Capt. Claude Bates will assist. For Dress As Well As Service V- rnMF.T urn tad hpttv 1116-22 7th St N. W. 813 Penna. Ave. N. W, AP.AIN'wl the :lttI.V In a M renin; Picture at. -k,iaaalnar . Mnnil... n,,al 'Pica.. v. , - aaaaaaaa . ,.-- aa-.aaaa ..a... a a this as .MIL WILLIAMS' greatest Evenings -jC-6 to 11 I3C I THE PRICE SHE PAID 7-Par. Feature. i '"THECOURAGE OF SILENCE Gold Fillings 75c up Gold Crowns $3, $4, $5 OUTLINE FIGHTON HIGH LIVING COST Eat Soy Beans, Make Garden, and Kill Off Dogs, Speakers Tell Clubwomen. To put a sudden and certain end t th high cost of living: Mix corn flour with wheat flour. Eat soy beans and corn. Cultivate kitchen gardens. Kill all the dogs In the District This simple procram was outlined h various speakers at the meeting of the .reiteration of Women's Clubs at thn" New Ebbitt yesterday. Congressman ICalncy. of Illlnnla. who recently charged on the floor of the Open 9 CtAULO Do Not Let Anything Hinder You From Attending Kann's Great Inauguration Sale of "Cut Glass" Which Began Today at the Street Floor Bargain Tables 0S$$& Perfect "Cut Glass," Choice 98c, $198, $2.98, $3.98 Imperfect "Cut Glass," 25c, 49c, 98c, $1.49, $1.98 Beautiful Trimmed' Hats At-$5D0 S' trimmings in combination li lCUIa-1jpZ1-t.Tn.-r-?Vi Tj iiauuK tu u.a alC pmjiic, uiun... oauu, Siaj, i-.c.lul iwc, i cuiiii, uiiu, ui cuuiaf, uiuck. Sale of j Pearl Buttons j Seconds" of 39' 69c and Higher Priced Kinds. A DOZEN. ... Seconds of the best duality pearl, in white, smoked, shaded' effects, also a few colors. Fish! eye, sew thru, and plain styles,! large anil small sizes. 1 As great as is the demand for buttons for trimming as well as j fastening uses this is your op portunity tomorrow. Don't om it. Kann's Street Floor. CAN YOU USE H to 7 yd. Silk Remnants? Silks Worth From $1.50 to $3.00 Yd. NOW A YD... About two dozen different weaves, which include plain colored silks and fancy silks in almost every imaginable color and combination. These remnant length.s were secured from- one of New York's largest dress making supply houses, and the assortment offers some of the choicest silks of the sea son at the above unusual price concession. Kann's Street Floor. $f -25 House that the bakers of the United States are conspiring to raise the price of bread, was the principal speaker. He told the Women to mix corn flour with wheat flour, and In that way make both articles go farther. Urges TJe of Soy Beans. Francis M. Phelps, an attorney and representative of a millers' organization. took exception to Mr. Ralney's remarks. and said that wheat flour and corn flour mixed constitute a poor mixture. Carl Vrooman, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, advocated the genera con sumption of soy beans. He said they are nutritious, edible, and cheap. Ha also advocated the "converting of back yards Into vegetable patches and gar dens. Pulton K. Cordon. local real estate man. proposed a flexible embargo on food. He declared the food 'barons of the country are responsible for present conditions. Favors Killing Off Doses. William B. Doak. a farmer of Clifton. Va.. told the women that by killing off all the dogs In Washington, thousands of pounds of meat wou.d be saved 8:45 a. m. Daily; Close 5:30 ' ; tVy 3aM Today's throngs are going wild over it, and buying liberally of the assort ments. New lots placed' on the table tomorrow. The least saving you can make is one-third; in most cases you can save one-half. and remember, purchases in this sale will be shipped FREE to any point in the United States. and $7.50 Qualities and styles t tnat practically dispute reports of the high cost! of living, particularly! when these prices arer taken into consideration Some of milan braid,! which is one of the popular! braids of the season, brains combined with ribbon; the ribbon forming the top of I the brim, and the braid uged as facing; some havet crown of ribbon or silk. Many and varied are the nowers wnicn are usea asi t with the ribbon. The predomi-j !L Kanns Second Floor. W.ANTED: 10 Collapsible Go-Carts Sale Of Slltrfatlv mArrr, utiH H)lUmn'a mnl, r.rt. tomorrow . Ail carts are well constructed, with steel bodies nnct leather t. con-liner; 5 3 1 Kann's Fourth Floor. DRAPERY MATERIALS Values to Plain Silkolines Figured Silkolines Colored Bordered Scrims Plain Scrims Fine Voiles Itemnant Lengths 1 to 10 yards. Flaln colored silkolines. Fig ured silkolines in neu color ccunbinatlons; many can be matched up. Colored bordrred scrims; plain scrims and voiles with taped edee; useful lengths; white, cream, and ecru, MARQUISBTTKS. VOILES, SWISSES. Values to I'Oc yd. - fk Choice. d -LUC Taped and Uravnvork edged marquisettes: 1 to 10-yd. lengths. IIC.WV l.l.N'EN TAKKKTAS, In useful lengths; values to OQn T3c yd. .U OIC N'pw patterns and combination; small and large bird designs. S-CItlM Cl'KTAINS. legularly D!c pair Choice fiQp Tomorrow, pair D7l Sheer rmallt.v : wide or narrow lace edge; hemstitched borders In white and cream color Kann's- Third Floor. iiiiiii,,t,iiitit mm -J "THE BUST COENER" '-" r , 8TH ST. AND PENWA.'ATE.n weekly, and this would result in lower ing the price of that commodity. "Dogs eat what persons eat. he said. "This city is overrun with dogs that are consuming food that should go to human beings. In Georgia It has been found that dogs eat 40.000 pounds of pork a week. That means that 4O000 pounds of pork are thrown away uselessly every seven days, and the people pay the price." SPEAKS ON 8HAKESPEARE The' Shakespeare Society of America will have" Miss Laura Bingham, of the chair of English literature at Bristol School, aa their speaker tomorrow evening at S o'clock at the Cairo. Her subject will be "The Psychology of Shakespeare." Mrs. Samuel Burlslgh Milton, musical director of the so ciety, has arranged a musical prograra to follow the address. LEARNED HER LESSON AT 80. LOWELL Mass.. Mar. 1. Mrs. .Jessie Clapperton, eighty years old. smoked her pipe In bed yesterday. The sparks ignited her clothing, burn ing her fatally. She died In a few hours. p. m. Georgette Collars Special 59c f i omorrow The whitest of finej Georgette Crepe is the ma-! terial of which they are! made; good length back, five different styles to select from, ornamented with tucks or hemstitching, I some with fine pin tucks; J some combine a broad tuck jwith the hemstitching. T(anr.- orrp-4- r-i- Babies For These each equipped with leatherette hood. stel wheel. rubDrr tires, reclminir barks, and adjustable foot rests. The lovely sprint; days are cominc soon, and baby needs just such a cart to enjoy outdoor life fret your baby a real bargain from this sale tomorrow. Tharer Carts, recnlarlr S7-I3 Wanner Cartx, rrsnlarly 05 fienclron Cartx, resrularly 97AZ Choice $4-89 to 10.03 20c Yard (Choice -,-, , t rnday 5c Yard 0 t l ! ii '