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THE WASHINGTON TIMES; THURSDAY; APRIL 19: 1917. 12 ITEMS OF INTEREST INANDABOUTTOWN Happenings of the Day in Va rious Parts of the Na ' tion's Capital. She was sitting on a park bench In Du Pont Circle yesterday afternoon a-hen ho approached and dropped Into the seat beside her. She Blanched at him coyly, and blushed. He made some light remark about the weather and placed an arm about her neck. Then he kissed hei- a resounding smack. She showed no embarrassment. Nor did any one else. A passing: policeman gazed at them and grinned. A nursemaid, passing, waved her hand at them. For he was seven and she was five and It was a beautiful spring after noon in DuPont Circle Just the time for the children to play. To Talk on "America." "America" will be the subject of a lecture before the students and faculty of the Catholic University at McMahon Hall this evening at 8 o'clock by R Hayes Hamilton. Makes Flag; Address. The Sons of the American Revolution will aid In making a success of the Con federate reunion In June. A resolution to this effect was adopted at Rauscher'a last night. Past President General Thurston spoke on the growth and evo lution of the American nag. 'Win Danee Prise. William Webster, of S15 E street southwest, and Miss Rose Nalley, of 61S H street northwest, last night won a set of dishes as the prize cou ple In the waltz contest held at the American Dansante Gardens In the , Central Coliseum. To Address Uitufc J. Mlddleton Smith and Carter B. Keene will be the principal speakers at a meeting of the Anthony League at the , meeting held In the headquarters of the National Women Suffrage Association, 2615 Rhode Island avenue, tonight at 8 o'clock. T Discuss Fraternities. "A substitute for the High School Fraternity" -will be discussed at a meeting of the Western High School 1 Home and School Association In that , school tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock. All teachers and parents are Invited. Win Organise for War. A meeting of "The Committee of One Hundred Colored Citizens on the War" will be held at 7:30 o'clock to night at the colored T. M. C A, 1816 ' Twelfth street northwest, to organ ize for effective service. J. Milton Waldron Is president and Charles M. Thomas, secretary. . Business nigh "Prom." Approximately 100 couples attended . .tinn.l Mnvlnc nrntn" of business High School at the Arcade last night. The affair was in cnarge oi a. com mittee composed of Joseph C. McGar. raghy. Miss Edna F. Colburn, Miss Thelma Russell. Hiss Kllda Malcolm, Miss Minnie R. Tauber, Robert F. Miller, and C. Albert Parker. Honor Scientist's Memory. Resolutions expressing regret over the death of Randolph Lloyd Geare,one of the oldest employes of the National Museum, were adopted at a. special meeting of officials and'employea In the museum April 12. Mr. Geare had been employed in the museum since 1SS8, and was chief of the division of correspond ence and documents. He was born In Abingdon. England. In 1SS4. and camel to this country In ikz. na was a writer e Milk 'oflafiBtJ & famlids 'Sob tito tes 1 Cott YOU Subs Pries A Nutritions Diet for All Ages. . Keep HorHck's Always on Hand Quick Lunch; Home or Office. A word to you thinkers: Know what your dentalwork will cost you before starting it. Save time, pain, and money. Estimates free. Con sult DR. EVANS, 12th and Pa. Ave. N. W. American Dansante Gardens TONIGHT Prize . BneStep Dollars In Gold Ladies Free Central Coliseum 9th t Pinntjlrjnli 3 Hanoi UNION MUSIC 20 Tannsr Ladles Over 30 Tears of Age to Teach Dancing. Apply to Manager, 6 to 8 P. M. ( LOANS O HONKING Rslsa, Vs. (south sad sf Hurlrwar Brian). sss aglogaobu troai ttb s4 D sis, am. (BCzsssW llsiH - if iTI. "7isi - s4W5s "i Mf-o - . ; ssTalirH Uk w on popular scientific subjects. Dr. Charles D. Walcott. president of the National Academy of Sciences and Sec retary of Smithsonian Institution, pre sided at the meeting. Urged To Join Home Guard. A postal card Is being sent today to every member of the Washington Chamber of Commerce calling atten tion to the organization of the Home Defense League, as an auxiliary to the Metropolitan police, and urging enrollment at the offices of the Cham ber. These cards are sent at the di rection of William C. Sullivan, chair man of the special committee on the Defense League, recently appointed by President A. Leftwlch Striclalr. The committee met yesterday, and will meet again Wednesday afternoon. Grocers to Conserve Food. The Retail Grocers' Protective As sociation last night, meeting at 933 D street, pledged co-operation with the Government in Its efforts to con serve the food supply. It was an nounced that the entry of this coun try Into the war would not prevent the holding of the annual food show at Convention Ball in November. Plan To Aid Red Cross. The feasibility of forming an organ ization of citizens living In the vicin ity of Fifth and F streets northwest to co-operate with the local branch of the Red Cross, will be discussed at the regular weekly service at Wesley Methodist Chapel tonight. The Rev. Dr. D. H. Martin, pastor, will preside, and William T. Galllher will outline the Red Cross program. Danee To End nasaar. The two-day bazaar at the Raleigh Hotel for the benefit of the Episcopal Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital will close tonight with a dance from 7 until 10 o'clock. A feature of the bazaar Is the home-cooked dinner, served from 5 until 7 o'clock The ball room of the hotel Is gayly decorated, and flanked with booths stocked with ... ..tfjtU. f1nnrr. Mndv and cakes, each booth under control of an Episcopal church. To Entertain Father MeGuIgan. The Rev. Thomas E. McGuigan. as sistant pastor of St. Patrick's Church, who leaves Washington this week to take charge of the pastorate of St. John's Church at Westminster. Md., will be given a farewell reception to night In Carroll Hall, 024 G street northwest. Members of St Patrick's Church and friends from other churches have been asked to attend the exercises. Special musical ser vices will be In charge of Miss Jennie Glennan, director of the mixed choir, and R. Mills Silby. director of the sanctuary choir at St. Patrick's. Cull nan 'Wins Debate. The year's fourth prize debate at Georgetown University Law School last evening resulted In a victory for the negative side and an award of honor to William J. Cullnan. The topic was Congressional enactment of a national prohibition measure, al lowing alcohol to be used for medic inal and sacramental purposes only. Francis J. O'Brien was the second member of the negative team. The affirmative team was composed of Robert E. J. Whalen and George T. Shansey. The Judges were Chief Jus tice Covington and Justice Gould, of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia; Congressman John T. Wat kins of Louisiana; Dr. Henry S. Bou tell, former minister to Switzerland, and Henry L. Davis, auditor of the District Supreme Court. Mr. Cullnan will compete next month with win ners of earlier debates for the final prlzo. Th'ey are Robert M. McCauley, Edward T.,Hogan, and John J. O'Day. Jr. BH 1 -fiissasssssssssssssssssi J ! '-v-siw FLAG-TIDAL WAYE SWEEPS CAPITAL Makers of Banners Swamped by Orders for American and Allies' Insignia. A tidal wave of flags has swept over this city. The summer awning business usually a substantial factor In flag ma'kers" calculations has been tem porarily sidetracked. The Stars and Stripes are In demand everywhere. One flag dealer declared this morning that he Is 27,000 flags behind In his orders, in spite of the fact that his shop is running to ca pacity all the time. He requires twelve hours to meet an order for one flag. W.lth the announcement that For eign Secretary Balfour of England and former Premier Vlvlanl of France will be here within a few days, orders for the tricolor and the Union Jack have Increased tremendously, and add ed to theftroublea of the flag-makers. The' "most Impressive exhibition of the banners of England, France and America Is now to be seen along aristocratic "Embassy Row," on Six teenth street north o( U street Nearly all the palatial buildings along this street fly huge American Lemons JVhiten the Skin Beautifully! Make CheaD Lotion ' -' W A M. JR &!&& The Juice of two fresh Jemons strained Into a bottle containing three ounces of orchard white makes a whole quarter pint of the most re markable lemon skin beautlfler at about the cost one must pay for a smaU'Jar of the ordinary cold creams. Care should be taken to strain the lemon Juice through a fine cloth so no lemon pulp gets In. then this lotion will keeD fresh for months. Every woman knows that lemon Juice Is used to bleach and remove such blem ishes as freckjes. sallowness. and tan. and Is the Ideal skin softener, smooth ener, and beautlfler. Just trv ltl Make up a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant lemon lotion aril massage it dally Into the) face, neck, arms, and hands. 'It . should naturally help to whiten, soft- j en. freshen, and bring out the hid- ' den Voses and beauty of any skin. It Is wonderful for rough, red hands. Your druggist will sell three ounces of orchard white at little cost, and anr grocer will supnlv the lemons. I Advt. I IfjaBBBsafPflssssssissssssssssssK &Ssbsssss?IIsssssssbsssssssss5 BssssssssL$issslsssssssl f 'ff ' - Msssssssssssl ssbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbL yV" TKlfY!flEaslssssssssssssssssssssH llH yln Advertisement Jby x ( The Pullman Company Coast to Coast 2 reaching service of the Pullman Company it is often Dossible to arrange a railroad journey so that the night may be spent on the train, thus effecting a saving in hotel accommodations and the hours unnecessarily used for day time travel. The Pullman car includes in its construction not only the asset of increased safety, but every convenience afforded by the most modern hotel that can possibly be adapted to the limitations of car construction. And the service further includes the personal attention of employes trained to anticipate the individual requirements of the traveling public In the deserts of the Southwest; in the western mountains; in rural communities throughout the country, everywhere, regardless of local conditions, the traveler today can obtain, wherever he may board a Pullman, the same high standard of service that he would find in a Pullman car leaving the terminal of the great metropolis. Standardized and extended to serve in equal measure travelers in practically every community, the facilities which the Pullman Company affords for convenience, safety and comfort are equalled by no other similar organization in the world. flags.ibetween emblems of, France and England. When the British and French com missioners reach Washington they will find the Government buildings of this city draped with the emblems or their nations in honor of the visit. This announcement was made today by CoL W. W. Harts. Individuals are wearing lnslgna of France and England with small flags of the United States. These pins are eold by hundreds and the demand has more than kept pace with the supply. MARKET SPECIALIST NAMED. Brazilian markets for metal and woodworking machinery are to be In vestigated by Special Agent Robert Grlmshaw, appointed today by the Bureau of Foreign and Doroestl-. Commerce of the Department of Commerce. Brazil ha never used machinery extensively in the past, but It Is felt that a new period of development Is setting. In, and that the demand for such equipment will develop rapidly. Ladles', Men', and Children's Panama. Bankok, Milan, and Straw Hata Renovated to Look Like New. I absolutely guar antee to do the best work In Wash ington by my spe cial methods of bleaching and re moving sunburn. Latest styles to choose from. D: NEUFELD, 814-816 9th St, N. WJ WB WIUTE Explosion Insurance Very Low Rate. J. LEO KOLB 833 N. T. AVE. N. W. Main 5027 Play of the Hour CTDJUin MATS., 15c dill AH II EVES., 25c All This Week Cemmodore J. Stuart Blackton's PATRIOTIC SPECTACLE-DRAMA The Glory of the Nation With Prologue Spirit of '76-BIne tod the Gray Augmented Symphony Orchestra CoBtiinoiu-10 a. m. ta 11 p. m. f ADIilTI. MATS.,10c llAKUtn EVES., 15c Last Time Today ENID BENNETT Little Brother WOMANHOOD fcUJa Friday -You know what to exnect sonable goods to- close out 6f the opportunities, others ' . Samples and Remnant Lots of Smart Silk Blouses Values to Cj QH $3.95 at vP7 The samples are a special purchase, the remnants arc from our own stock. There are both tailored, and more dressy styles. The materials are crepe de chines. Georgette crepes, tub silks, Jap silks, also laces. Shown in white, flesh, and black. It is a rare opportunity in these days of advancing prices to secure such, qualities at $1.97. All sizes will be found in the lot, though not. all sizes in all HtvlM- a ,- Kann's Bargain Table Reduced G o o d quality, self-shank small pearl buttons, in three sizes. Used so much for dainty blouses, children's dresses or as trimming. One dozen on a card Sc value. Four Lots of Ribbon Remnants Satins and taffetas, from baby width to Inches wide, assorted colorings, in sooa lenciniv Tames to Sc vard. choice, yard, Se. Satin ribbons, from 1 In. to 1 incnes wiae. u. bbbui u miiumh,.i and good remnant lengths, values from Se to 15c as a yard 0c. Satin ribbons, from 2 Inches to 3 incnes wiae, sswrica cutunnfi.. values xrum iac to c A juu choice, a yard, 10. Plain taffetas, moires, and satin ribbons, a few fancv .ribbons among Jhem. In widths from 3H to o incnes. BUllttuin i"r iinir """ for fancy work, girdles, etc Value ftnm "If in 29c a vard. at choice a yard. 16e. Kann's Street Floor. Sample Shoes, Also Odd Lots From Regular Stock All low shoes, and excellent val ues ther are. too, at tomor. bj-i ijc row's special prlre a pair tOJ.ifU l,ot constat of a varied assort ment of styles In colonials, pumps, slippers, and oxfords: turned or welted soles; low. medium, and hlch covered or leather heels. Shown In patent colt and kid: In brluht and dull kldskln. cun metal calf, white, and some combination effects. Select from a good ranee of sires, but not all sizes In every style. Kann's Fourth Floor. Save Money Sale Notions Special lot Stone Set Back Combs: very latest styles: regularly 50c. special SSe. J. J. dark's Best Sir Cord Spool Cotton: blark and white; almost all sizes. Re-ularly Sc spool, special a spools for Sir. Hair Barrets: assorted styles: hell-color. Regularly 10c. special n. Klnjrs 200-vari Sewlns- Cotton: white onlv: sires 40 and BO. Regu larly Sc spool. Special, p spools for lOe. Kann's Street Floor. Jewelry Specially Priced 20-year Gold Filled Bangle Brace lets; assorted engraved pat terns. Regularly KOc. special, each 2Sc. Cold Filled nings: special lot of assorted styles. Rejrularly SOc each, special Sfte. Bead Necklaces, made of fancy heads- In all colors. Regularly 25c. special 10e. Kann's Street Floor. Odds and Ends In Little Folks' Apparel - fitrls- Mlddv Blouses, broken sizes: good styles. 11.00 values, special 7le. Girls' White Jean Skirts, broken sizes: to wear with middles. $1.00 values, special Ttic. C.lrls' Navy Galatea Cloth Skirts. pleated style. J1.50 values, special 08e. Girls' Tub Dresses, mostly 10 and 12 vear sizes: smart stvles. Regu larly $3.50. special I.S. Children's Rompers, made of ginghams: mostlv 5 and vear sizes. Regularly 69c. special SS. Kann's Second Floor. Buttons 1 card 5c value. 1 I Special Card, 3J2c I K Kana's Street Floor. I orEJf SMS A. JC DAILTl CLOSR BOO -SATURDAY OFBJT SlOO A. M-l CLOSE flrtO &iuy SvdUhA A Big Remnant at Kanns when we announce an event of all broken lots and remnant lengths. Below you will find some not advertised, equally as good to be had in every department Remnants The Two Bert VaJsea We Have Ever Offered White gabardine, very Ugh grade, 36 inches wide, in remnant lengths of 2 to 10 , yards. For suits and skirts, this particular lot is unequaled. Remnants of 50c to 69c qualities, choice, Friday, a . n c yard '' White Dimities in flne striped, checked and plaid styles. 12.00 yards, 29c qualities, Street Floor. Be. r-"v Kann's street Floor. 1 - WASH GOODS REMNANTS .. Value to . fl. 28c yard at IZC Majority are remnants from atock, and Include 38-ln. pTlnted voiles. 38 In. madras, pUssa crepes. J eopatr crepes, dress glnahims, mercerized poplins, silk and cotton fabrics. 40 In. batistes, and many other wash goods In wldthsrom 27 to 38 inches. Also Included are a apeelal lot of Mill-Ends," 3-Inch percales. In light and dark grounds, atrlped. checked, and figured designs, all colors, and good lengths. Kann's Street Floor. Silk Remnants A wonderful assortment of the season's-best colors and patterns in lengths Suitable for Waist, 'Trimmings or Lmmgs Silks you will need and have use for all summer long. Remnants of beautiful silks formerly up to SI. So t6 close Friday in tnis important jcp remnant clean-up at a yd. . 5 Kann's Street Sloor. . Good Remnants Among Ureas noons Blc lot of Dress Goods Remnant. In black, and colors, and fancy suitings, also smart checks. AU tip to the minute weaves, and worth from S1.00 to $1.50 yard, choice a yard tomorrow TSe. Limited quantity of all-wopl arid wool fl"ed dres goods, and suit ings. "Worth to" 11.00 a yard, spe cial a yard tomorrow 39e. Lining Remnants. Including sa teens, percallnes. etc.. In black and color. In good lengths, a yard 20c. Kann's Street Floor. Small Lots Women's Wearables Corsets. American tdy. C B. and Thompson's Corsets;, broken lines: small ouantlty. Vafties are J1.50 and J2 00; special 7Se. "Ideal" Corset. 'Wslsta. broken sizes. Very special 75. Combinations, corset and drawer stvle: lace trimmed: the fashion able .and finely tailored L Grecque style. $3.75 value, special S2-0O. Kann's Second Floor. Umbrellas Two Lota At Clearing Prices ISO Fmbrells-. women's umbrellas only: flne erade American taffeta covers, different grades: handles of natural wood, some are finished with wristlet Cords. These are classed as "seeonrts." but flaw re slight snd will not affect the QQn wear Choice O&l About 25 umbrellas, women's sizes onlv: some silk. In colors, sub ject to slight flaws, special at Sl.lft, Kann's Bargain Table Street Floor. VEILING LENGTHS Valnes 50c to 73c a Length Choice '. 39c Each Mesh Veilings. In lengths from Tft to 1U yards. In scroll, dot. and fancy border effects, also In all over patterns. This represents a clean up of our entire lot veiling remnants, and In cludes the following colors: Navy. brown. taupe. purple, black, and white. Kann's Street Floor. "Clean-up" Lot of Dresses Offering Values t S3S.T5. Choice at $13.75 Street and afternoon dresses, of taffeta, crepe de chine, crepe meteor. Georgette combinations, and novelty silks. Straight pleated effects, tunlo effects, and manv In the popular sport stvles. finished with pockets, large collars of Georgette, plain or trimmed effects. In all the best shades, such as rose, Chinese blue, tan. naxy. also plenty of black, and white sizes It to 4t. Kann's Second Floor. MSBBBSSSS SSSBSSSSSaSSk SBBSSSBSSw I - fTH S1V' J2D PMTHa. ATB.i'a.. ts" P. M. P. M." this kind. Low prices on sea White Goods . remnants of 25c and -f C - Friday, a yard "Rtdmoor" Boot Silk Hose- In black, and white; full regular made'feet; high spliced heels and dou ble soles; quantity ts limited so come early for. your share. They are. sec onds of the 69c quality. Special Pair 39c KaaaB Street Floor. Starts Brokea Lmes Valnea to 178.00 At $16.95 Many of our best selling models will be found among- thesa Includ ed In tomorrjove'a clearance. Materials are gabardines, serges. velours, poplins, shepherd checks, etc. Colors "are rose, tan. gold, green, navy, and black. Some have the coats -pleated: a number have ejnbroldered collars. Not all sizes in all styles, but probably all sizes in the lot. Kann's Second Floor. Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats Untrlmmed Hats, In black and colors, varieties of shapes, sailors, and small hats. Valors to S1.39. choice CQn In this sale .- i.... DuC Hats trimmed free If trimmings are purchased In Millinery Store. Trimmed Hats, these are la black and colors, simply but effectively trimmed: the most popular shades among them, such as navy, blue, rose. gold, and brown, besides the favored black. Valaea ta &AO, chslce n Q In this sale 07U Kann's Second Floor. Toilet Reqmsites Low-Priced Huguenet's Lilac Vegetal Toilet Water. Regularly 35c bottle, spe cial le. Huguenet's Talcum Powder. Regularly 15e box. special ?c Albadon Tooth Paste. Regularly 19c tube, special 10c. Hair Brushes: assorted styles. Regularly SOc each, special 29c. White Foam Ammonia. 10c bot tles, special Sc. Kann's Street Floor. Big Reductions In Curtains And Draperies Lace Curtains In Strips 1H to 3 yards long: many can be matched In pairs: Nottingham. Scotch lace. Filet. Cable Net. Madras, and Craft Lace styles. Values to $2.50 If In pairs. Strip SOc. Small lots Slightly Imperfect Cur tains. 2H to 3 yards long: In Scotch lace. Nottingham. Fllet Panel. Egyptian' S"tch lace. Leever lace. Cable Net. Bonne Femme Panels. Dentelle Arabian. Nottingham Dutch curtains. 1 to S pairs of a pattern. Values to $5.43 If perfect. Pair $1.18. 12 pairs Linen Crash Draperies, regularly $4.49, pair SZs. II Read.v-made Awnings. 8-or. duck: for windows 30 to SO Inches wide: striped designs: If mad to order would be $2.75 to $4. Each $1.39. Matting Covered Utility Boxes, good size- for storing and general use Special tl.79. 1500 yards Awning Canvas, khaki or striped: 8-oz. quality. 1 to 10 yard lengt 29c to 33c values, yard 19e. Third Floor.