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THE WASHEN"GT01Sr TDIES.1 MONDAY! MAY 6,' 1918. 9 SING MILE SERVE SLOGAN GIVEN TO COMIVIUNITY CHOIR STORE YOUR FURS AND FUR GARMENTS In Our Dry Air Storage Vault BEFOREf "they have be-. COJlE A HOME FOB MOTES. They will be safe from all de structiveness, and we trill return them to you next Fall free from injury of any kind. The Charges Are Moderate The Protection Is Sure. Sins, Smile. Serve.' was the slo Cn given 1000 community singers by Kenneth Clark, who directed the singing- at the big Sunday sing at Central High School yesterday. An other capacity audience assembled for the fifth of these "cheer" meet ings that the War Department has ar ranged for the welfare of "folks at home." Sir. Keats. In his address of wel come, said that if the weather con tinued warm other "sings" may be held out of door. "Watch the pa pers." he counseled. In any event, there is to be a Sunday sing next week, somewhere. Yesterday's program was rich In pedal features. M. McHcnry Mc Chord, organist of the Church of the Epiphany, opened the afternoon with a. twenty-minute organ recital, con cluding with the "Meditation." from Thais.' Yljllene rieaslng Teaer. Corporal Vlgllone. of Camp Meade, a. delightful tenor, was forced to give four encores after his artistic rendl tlon of Ttodolfo'a narrative from "I. Boheme." The audience quickly showed Its appreciation of his me lodious singing of the "O Sole Mlo." George Ryal, pianist from Camp Meade, who accompanies the soldiers, was also a soloist He played an etude by Moszkowskl, showing excel lent technique and res) musicianship. He was forced to give two encores. Again the orchestra from the "Washington .College of Music, under the direction of C. E. Christian!, with Frank Norrls Jones, gave an Inter esting part of the program. "The Merry Wives of Windsor"" overture was given with excellent spirit. Song leaders are doing much to keep the community spirit growing. Mr. Clark told of the Importance oZ this move ment. Hrtp to tar Beys. "It will mean much to the boys, ha said, "to know that you are sing ing their songs back home. The boys need the singing lor two reasons. One, to help at the end of a- weary "hike:' the other for me tning u brings to you as well, for the cheer It puts Into their hearts." The singing was as great a success as ever, and Washington Is acquiring real art in its response to the song leaders from the camps. Mr. Clark waa as heartily enjoyed as soloist, when he taught the new songs, as he was In his spirited directing. J. MacB. D.A.O0iIBER LUSITANIA" TOMORROW Remember the Lusltanla. -Two years ago tomorrow the Atlantic liner with Its precious cargo sank beneath the waves. The Daughters of the American Revolu tion. Washington Chapter, will com 4nemorata the sea. tragedy with special exercise in Continental Hall tomorrow. The Bed Cross War Fund Finance Com mittee win have charge. Recently re turned from a tour of France, Belgium. and England as a rearesentative of the Red Cross. Mrs. J. Boraen Harriman will recount the story of ner travels In the war-stricken territory, and the work of the humanitarian organisation In the battle lines. The motion picture play written by James Montgomery Flags known as "The Spirit of the Red Cross," will have Its first screening in Washing ton at the session. The plans for the Red Cross campagn will be outlined to the members by Henry White. This will be a vivid contrast to the ob servance of the event in Germany last year, when the Emperor ordered medals struck off in celebration of the "victory." "Remember the Lusltania" has been the watchword of the Americans for two years. SPEEDY ROAD REPAIRS ARE PROMISED TO D. C. Washington streets will be repaired with dispatch, now that Congress ha retained In the District appropriation bill all the items necessary to such work, C. p. Hunt, engineer of hlira ways, announces. The hlc.iv.-a de partment is prepared to push the wo k and has to contend only with labor shortage. Mr. Hunt believes Increased wages for day labor will greatly help to solve the problem, but even that does not supply men In nejltd num brs. lie hopes to Increase the rum btr of laborers enrolled in his de partment and to hasten repairs The streets have been damaged un usually by the heavy freetlng of last winter, and those which carry large volumes of traffic are In many In stances In bad condition. WILL VISIT PRESIDENT TO URGE FREE BOHEMIA CHICAGO. May . En route to Wajh tngton. where he will present to I'resldent Wilson a plea for the freedom of Bohemia, Prof Thomas Garfgue Masarjk, leader of 12.000.000 fiarho-Slovaka, Is being en tertained by the Bohemian colony here Hailed as the Garibaldi of Bohemia. ITof Masarjk Inugu-ated a might) movement for the freedom of Bohemia shortly after the war began. He was one time imprisoned by Austria, but made his escape. FEAR GERMAN RAIDER ON AMERICAN COAST AX AMERICAN PORT. May fl. Be-J lief that a German raider is active on the American coast, due to the dls 'appearance of tbe Cyclops, was re. sponsible for a ship arrlvllng here from Central American ports mnklng the run with all lights out at night. AVIATOR MAIHEN MISSING.. LONDON. May Aviator Captain Mahlen. fle times mentioned In arm orders Is mifsing, follonlng a night raid. Wheat aavlaa- U America's mostj rllal problem. O. C. Feed Admlnls-j SralM-. I L Moobvvatt & Xotbtop New York WASHINGTON-Paris Our May Sale of Undermuslins Has Just Been Enriched i . By a Shipment of Genuine Philippine Garments Decidedly Important Reductions f-KSi ' In the Clearance Sale of WOMEN'S HIGH-GRADE SPRING SUITS ' We have taken from our regular stocks and placed on sale this morn ing two very attractive groups of Women's Suits at prices greatly below their form er markings. They are some of the very finest of the suits we have had this season, in which the character of the workmanship and the quality of fabrics is especially noteworthy. .Some of them are plainly tailored, while in others smart touches give them a distinctive, individual appearance. Button trimmings, braided edges, ves tees and overlay collars of plain and fancy silks. . . Suits Reduced to $34.50 Each Were Up to $62.50 In this lot will be found serges, Polret twills and velour, jn rose, navy beige and gray. Also several very smart mixtures, eluding Eton styles. checks, rookie, Both tailored and trimmed models, in- " Suits Reduced to $52.50 Each Were Up to $95.00 Original and exclusive Suits of ultra fashionable styles, and embracing many of the most elegant suits we have had in stock this season. One of 2 kind models that are with out duplicate and for that reason have an especial appeal to the woman who seeks attire that is removed from the commonplace. In rookie, navy, beige, checks and mixtures, in both plain tailored and trimmed styles. The coats are in the vafious newest modes, many of them in belted effects. These are most exceptional values for so early in the season .token there is yet so maeh wear to be had from these sails, and many women will avail themselves of the opportunity. T'-sird floor, a street. . OUR JEWELRY REPAIR DEPARTMENT Is completely equipped to reader you the beat, service, we repair watches and clocks aa well aa all kinds of Jewelry. We remodel old fashioned Jewelry Into new styles, and gladly offer suggestions and estimate for any work that you may want. Many June brides are to receive, weddlaa- (rifts of old fashioned family Jewelry that have been remodeled to conform- to the present needs. All. kinds of ea-graving-is done promptly. Street floor. Center. The arrival of these new designs in Philippine Embroidered Undergarments will be welcome to the many women who appreciate their exquisite daintiness. Some of them are entirely hand em broidered, others have machine and hand work combined; handsome lace is used on some, while 'on others the lace is machine-made. But the point we wish to emphasize is that many of the designs, patterns and styles are entirely new, different from any that we have shown before. GOWNS AND ENVELOPE CHEMISE only are in the shipment, but it was a joy for us to unpack them from their very foreign palm baskets for that is the way they are shipped to us and we feel sure that women who enjoy these exqui site garments will be glad to see them. THE GOWNS are in several different styles, high or low neck; with or without sleeves. The high-neck, lbng-sleeve Gowns have interested many elderly women who like dainty undergarments, but do not care for the filmy styles of the moment The low-neck, sleeve less styles have ribbon-run belts, or tiny handmade tucks confining them at the waist line. Prices Are From $1.50 to $4.50 THE ENVELOPE CHEMISE show the same variety in style and design as the Gowns, and the Prices Are From $1 .50 to $4.50 Third floor, F street. - We advise our Patrorts to take advantage of the prevailing prices on Whittall Rugs, We have been informed by the manufacturers that on May 15th there will be important advances in prices of Whittall Anglo-Persian and Royal Worcester Rags This is due to the lack of skilled labor at the mills, and the cqnstantly increas- ing shortage of raw mate' rials, which is daily becom ing more acute and is seri ously reducing the produc tion. Whittall Rugs- are the finest loom'xvoven Rugs in the world, in which the best dyes and ma terials are used as in the choic est specimens of Oriental weav ing. We have on hand a large and varied assortment of sizes and beautiful patterns, many of them being exact replicas of Chinese, Persian end other Ori ental design. Sixth floor. T street. Monogram Bed Spreads and Pillow Shams Are Quite New Housewives will want to add these new bed sets to their linen chests. The material is a crinkled dimity that is verv firmly woven, but light weight enough to launder easily and wear well. All styles have cut-out corners to fit well at the foot of the bed, and scalloped edges. Orders will be taken for your choice of several styles of em broidered monograms, in your choice of twenty different shades of embroidery. On the spread a 10-inch mono gram is embroidered, and on the shams a 7 inch. Spreads may be had in the following sizes: "5 72s99, to fit 3 ft. bed 80x99, to fit 3.6 bed " 90x100, to fit 4.6 bed ' k Second floor. Eleventh, ?, A Complete Showing of Handsome New Dining Room Furniture Much of It In Period Designs Every Suite is the embodiment of refinement, comfort and durability and whether you intend refurnishing your entire dining room or to add to it we are pre pared to supply your wants at attractive prices. DINING ROOM SUITE OF AMERICAN WALNUT, in Louis XV design. The Buffet has mirror back, long and small linen draw ers, large silver drawer, and two large cabinets. 48-inch Extension Table, leg style. China Cabinet Serving Table. 1 Arm Chair and Five Side Chairs. This Suite has a beautiful Satin finish and the cabinet making is of the best. The Chairs are upholstered in brown Spanish leather. $260.00 or the Suite HANDSOME SOLID MA HOGANY DINING ROOM SUITE, Louis XVI Design. This Suite is hand-rubbed and is made of well sea soned wood in brown finish. 66-inch Buffet, with wood back. 54-inch Table. Extension Leg Serving Table. China Cabinet, with fretted panels. 1 Arm Chair and 6 Side Chairs, upholstered in blue striped hair cloth. They have artistic cane panel backs. $385.00 for the Suite FUMED OAK DINING ROOM SUITE in Inlaid Sheraton Design. This love ly Suite is made on simple straight lines and is hand some as well as durable. It is beautifully finished and requires little care to keep jt in order. 48-inch 6-fL Leg Table. Buffet with swell front and mirror back. Serving Table. China Cabinet. 1 Arm Chair and Five Side Chairs upholstered in brown Spanish leather. $280.00 'for the Suite J OUR SUMMER SHOWING OF T NEW RAG RUGS Is Very Interesting Just Now Rag Rugs are most desirable for use in summer in many rooms' in the house. They harmonize so well with summer furniture and draperies, and then theycan be washed and kept fresh and clean. We have just received shipments of Dimity and Daisy Rag Rugs, Ye Olde Tyme Rag Rugs and Silk Fluff Rugs. DAISY AND DIMITY RAG RUGS have a smooth finish and are suitable for bed and bath room use and for cottages and bungalows. They are plain with a lovely chintz border across each end and they give a cool and inviting effect They are shown in lavender, two shades of blue, brown, pink, tan and green in the following sizes: 27x54 inches, $2.00 30x60 inches, $2.50 3x6 feet, $3.00 4x7 feet, ' $5.00 6x9 feet, $7.50 7.6x10.6 feet, $12.00 9x12 feet, $16.50 YE OLD TYME RAG RUGS are very popular, with their quaint designs that were so much in use in our grandmothers' time, and being heavy and firmly woven they make a most desirable summer floor covering. They may be had in gray mottled effects, with pink and blue borders across the ends and are shown in the following sizes: x 24x36 inches, 75c 4x7 feet, $4.00 25x50 inches, $1.00 6x9 feet, $6.00 27x54 inches, $1.50 8x10 feet, $9.00 30x60 inches, $1.75 9x12 feet $12.00 3x6 feet, $2.25 SILK FLUFF RAG RUGS are made from new remnants of silk, woven in the old-time hit-and-miss patterns in artistic color effects, and they make a durable as well as attractive floor covering. Shown in the following sizes: We have a number of other Suites attractively priced from $200.00 to $660.00 and a large number of odd Dining Tables, Buffets and Chairs at moderate prices. 27x36 inches, 24x48 inches, 27x54 inches, 30x60 inches, $1.85 $2.00 $2.50 $3.00 3x6 feet 4x7 feet, o9 feet 7.6x10.6 feet, fx!2 feet, $3.75. $6.00 $12.00 $18.00 $24.00 glxth-floor r strtex. gUlV &U,Xt4 Wayne Cedared Wardrobes Will Protect Your Winter Garment At Small Cost It Is easy to put garmenta twiy In a Wayne, and easy t Jtet them P.ut-. They han naturally without wrinklmg and take up little space in the closet. There is a size for almost every style garment that should be packed way for the Summer. They are made of heary sweet smelltnr cedared. paper, and there will be no disagreeable odor when they are taken out In the fall. Each baa Is equipped with dust-proof fasteners and plainly labeled so there will be no confusion when one wants to find certain car-neat. They come In the following- sizes: No. 240x28 inches, for Suit, Tuxedo, Jacket, "Waist, 75e. No. 860x28 inches, for Dress Suit, Frock Coat, Golf Suit, Dress. $1.00. No. 565x28 inches, for Overcoat, Cloak, Gown,,$L25. No. 760x28 inches, for Far Coat, Ulster, Bali Dress, $1.50. No. 830x24 inches, for Blankets, Bedding, Poitiers and Pillows, 60c No. 9 38x24 inches, for Furs, Muffs, etc., L00. Fifth floor. Eleventh street. Things Seen in the Store Of blue, tan. pink, and green, come the daintiest Organdie Guimpes and Vestees fc --rear with your serge dresses and suits. Some have oddly shaped collars, artistic bits of embroidery, clever handi work, small buttons of pearl -or mayhap of black satin, and they are additions to any garb. $1.00 to $3.75. Strset floor, center. Not Just a fair weather friend ore the Colored Silk Umbrellas that come in stylish shades, finished with the convenient silk wrist cords that make it almost impossible for one to forget and leavo the umbrella on the car. These are made for rain or sun, and cost but $5.00. Street floor. O atrest Made of vivid red satin are new Sofa Pillows, shaped exactly like a red cross. Clever idea, don't you think? Quite like the knitting bags that some smart girls are carrying. Eighteen inches is a good size for a bag, and 24 inches for the pillow. The red satin you will find on the Second floor. O street. A bit of color to match your eyes or perhaps 'the color of your hat, is shown in new Organdie Waists of blue, with the -roll collar and cuffs of white organdie, edged with narrow Irish crochet and fastened with whiti crochet buttons. The price is but $2.95. and you can also find th waista in flesh, laven der, or green. Third Soor. Eltventh st Peeping beneath an Eton blouse you often see a sash of gay Romas Striped Ribbon, the Bayadera kind, that comes in such wonderful combinations of colors. Sometimes the sash ends in long, fringed ends or tassels. Four-inch Roman Striped Ribbon costs $1.10 a yard at the Rib bon Counter. Street floor, center. The flutter of a fan is at the beginning of many a romance. Per haps that is why the fluffy Ostrich Fans are so in demand.. For young girls there are Ostrich Fans in white, pink or blue at $1-25. Spangled gauze fans are from 25c up. Street floor, center. To match the mood of a Sprint day, when there is color everywhere, axe tSia Summer Cretonnes. Colors that riTal Na ture herself are shown, and if you cant get out doors in Springtime, the next best thing is to brin Spring colors in doors in your draperies. You will find the very ones ou want in the. Upholstery Department, Fifth floor. C street.