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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. T"UHSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1)18.
YANKS CHEERED BY WOMEN'S SMILES There's a lot of comfort In a smile rhen you're lylnc flat on your back far from home and mother, and here is one Washinston boy who Knows it. He is Serct. Milton E. Loyry. of 73 V street northwest, in the serv'ce of supply "somewhere in Trance," who recently spent several weeks in an American base hospital while undcr polnp an operation. Ho writes the following letter c.f appreciation for the splendid work the nurses of America arc doing: for our sick and wounded abroad: Te always heard It sad that the best way to reach a man's heart is hv wav of his stomach." the letter bcclrn. "but since being "over here' and In a hospita Vffe learned a .lif ferent method, and that Is the per fectly wonderful treatment accorded the sick and wounded by American women, the lied Cross nurses. All men are treated In the same manner, and a nurse is always near one's bed--ldc, endeavoring to add some com lort or case the pain. They are a t-miling lot, ever ready to help us cheer ward' and to contribute a srood story. It means something, 1 can tell you, and the boys love them all. They give a home spirit that permeates the entire atmosphere. We're all over here for one task, to lick the Hun, and every man is work ing day and night to finish the task and haste the home coming. France is a wonderful country, the natural scenery Is marvelous, but the old say ing still holds good. There's no place like home." and you can be sure we appreciate the home touch the Amer ican nurses are bringing to the hos pitals here in France." Congressman Rogers Wants Fighter's Job; Waives All Exemption Congressman John Jacob Rogers of Massachusetts, before depart ing for his home at Ixiwcll an nounced that he would register there today under the draft law and would waive all claims to exemption. He will ask to be put Into class one and for enlist ment In a fighting unit which is sure to be sent to France. Mr. Ilogers is thirty-seven years of age and Is a graduate of Har vard Law School. FOE LEAVES STORES IN ALLIES HANDS LOSES ARM IN BATTLE George "V. Hlmelright. aged twenjy-thrce years, of 827 Sixth street southwest. Is reported terely wounded in action In today's casualty list. Hlmelright is the son of Harry Hlmelright, who received notice of his son's wound from the Red Cross two weeks ago, slating that his son was well, but that his right arm had been amputated at the elbow. The soung man fell in battle on July IS with his chum, Cornelius Driscoll, of 35i N street southwest, who was also reported as seriously wounded. Hlmelright soon will be able to write with his left hand under the tuition of the Red Cross nurses. TO CURTAIL FURNITURE PITTSBURGH, Pa.. Sept. 12 Furni tcre makers at a meeting here agreed to curtail the annual output from 23 to GG2-3 per cent for the period of the. war. This action was taken at the request of the War Industries Board to save fuel, labor, steel, and other commodities. No new patterns are to be manufactured during the war, and an effort will be made to standardize finishes. No metal trim mings will be used that can be elimi nated. Beveled mirrors will not be used. Drawer linings, dustproof lin ings, and locks will be eliminated-by case goods maker?. HONOR YANKEE WOMEN. A monument In honor of the women of the United States Is to be erected by the women of France. A subscrip tion for this purpose has been re ceived by & committee which includes the wife of Marshal Joffre. ADVERTISEMENT. A Splendid Hair Grower and Wonderful Beautifier Here's good news for men and wom en whose hair is falling out. who are growing bald and have scalps covered with dandruff that Itch like mad. People's Drug Stores or any cood druggist can now supply you vith the genuine Parisian sage (liquid form), which is guaranteed to quick ly, surely and safely abolish every sign or dandruff, stop Itching scalp and falling hair and promote a. new growth, or money refunded. Thousands can testify to the xcel lent results from its use; some who feared baldness now glory In -heir abundant hair, while others who suf fered for years with dandruff and Itching head got a clean, cool scalp after Just a few days' use of this sim ple home treatment. No matter whether bothered with falling hair, gray hair, matted, stringy hair, dandruff or itching scalp try Parisian sage you will not be disap pointed. It's a scientific preparation Lal supplies all hair needs. The first application will make vour lyilr and scalp look and feel 100 per rent better. If you want beautiful, lustrous hair and lots of it, by all means use Parisian sage Don't -lelay begin tonight. A little attention nou Insures abundant hair for years to come. PARIS, Sept. 12. It will be uccks before a complete inventory of guns, .Ifl.a nn.vn.tnlf Inn !IIlH stOTCS. C8P IIIICC ailllliuili.ivx -.- : tured by the allies in their victorious drive on the Montdldier-Amiena front, can be made. Tach day squads of soldiers, de tailed to gather up the so-called "spoils" add to the gigantic col lection. The mass of the abandoned material Is the best proof of the ra pidity with which the enemy bolted before the allied advance. Find 15,000 Machine Cans. Minenwerfers. charged and In post tion Tor firing, were left by the hundreds. From 10,000 to 13.000 ma chine guns were abandoned by the demoralized enemy, while on all sides there were hundreds of boxes of ammunition. The heavy guns, reached by the allied Infantry before the enemy could remove them, prob ably will numDer more uuu ii"i when the final total Is reached. Tint. It was not only guns, ammuni tion and prisoners that the allied forces captured. Material or an sons, which the Germans had worked weeks In bringing to the front, was taken In wholesale lots. The re treating army of Von Hutier had at tempted to save some of this ma terial, but when it found that the retreat was not as fast as the al lied advance, wagons and automoDiie trucks, filial with stores were aban doned on the roads, which were s congested that a vehicle of any sort only proved a hindrance Instead of an aid to flight. Valuable Booty Located. The material, found on the roads, at the edges of the fields, and In re captured villages. Includes every thing from front-line entanglements, food, and field kitchens, to complete equipment for field hospitals and dressing stations. In the abris and shell proofs, which the. Germans .alwaya dig deep ly, great quantities of these hospital supplies were found. One abr!, which proved to be a veritable sub terranean channel, contained enough of such supplies to equip any num-J ber of pharmacies, in it Dig Doxes of iodine, rolls upon rolls of cotton bandages, surgical instruments and ODeratlng tables, were found. The place evidently was a distributing de not for dressing stations. The Germans, so precipitate was their flight, had no time to destroy any of the valuable supplies found there. TO CONSERVE METALS Recommendations looking to con servation of tin. steel, labor, and transportation a-nd encouraging the hundling of "Victory Mixed Flour presented yesterday at a conference of the "War Service Council of the National Wholesale Grocers' Associa tion with the Food Administration, have been approved today by the Food Administration. No item in the grocery list, the resolutions state, shall be packed in containers made wholly or partly of metal, unless it can be shown that the use of metal is essential to the preservation of the food. The change from metal to other containers is to be made as soon as possible, but syrups, oils and molasses are except ed from the provisions of the recom mendation .Wholesalers are urged to handle "Victory Mixed Flour" as widely as possible. This flour, which will bo made according to milling 'regula tions recently Issued by the Food Administration, is a mixture, in proper proportion, of wheat and wheat substitutes. WANTED PAPER BALERS Who has one or more to give, loan or sell at -patriotic prices? THE SAI VAGE DEPARTMENT of the RED CROSS is greatly in need of second-fund Paper Balers. As every Hire Engine Home in Ihc District of Columbia is a Red Cross Sal vage Station for waste paper of every descrip tion, and as the paper is accumulating v;rv rap idly, it is necessary that it be baled immediately to make room for more. The firemen will do the baling if we furnish them the balers RED CROSS SALVAGE DEPOT Mr. John Allan Dougherty, Chairman Phone Delaware Ave. & C St. N F Lincoln 1731-J (Old No. 3 Fire Engine House) Lansburgh & Bro. ter today8.".4others PATRIOTS 18-45 WILL REGISM mustt Editorial It you were fiR-htinK with a man and both of you were pettintr pretty well "winded," and then some pcod fairy came along and nave your opponent new breath and new energy for the fight, ' don't you think it would take the 'heart" out of you? You bet it would! Pretty soon now you and all Americans will be asked to play the part of good fairy to the Allies. You will be asked to give, or rather lend, your dollars as new breath, new life, new determination -to ficht to the finish and VICTORY. Wc can think of nothing that will be more discouraging to our enemies than a great, big oversubscription to the fourth Liberty loan. Set aside some of your salary NOW each week to have it ready to purchase Liberty bonds. M Coal Black Mohair Brilliantine At 55c Yd. 500 yards of Crow Black Reversible Mohair Bril liantine for separate skirts. 33.95 54-In. All Wool Jersey Cloth Full 54-inch All-wool Jet Black Jersey Cloth for one day at wholesale . cost. $1.55 40-In. All Wool Serge, Yard, Full 40-inch All-wool Non crushable Serge in navy blue, brown, green, bur gundy and black. 56-In. Olive Drab 298 Suiting, Yard, ' 56-inch Olive Drab Girl Scout Suiting for suits and coats. Third Floor. I.nburitta Bro. This Information Not for Regular Wearers of C. B. Corsets We want every woman who is not familiar with the C. B. a la Spirite Corset to call at our corset depart ment as soon as possible. She will receive some very valuable information as to why the C. B. a la Spirite Corset' is one of the greatest corset' values on the market today. Women who wear C B. Corsets reg ularly are proud of their style, workmanship, material and service. Prices $1.50 to $5.00 Pair. A J- jJjiil Jmmm flying Mr &mbhl H . T Jfl A Specialized Service to Fit Stout Women With Stylish Garments These specialized stout garments arc not merely extra size they are cut along scientific lines to meet individual re quirements. One may have a full bust with long waist- line and normal hips. Another may have high abdomen, short waistline and large hips. A third may have a well-proportioned reg-' ulation stout figure. """ And the suit oroat must be fashioned along the right lines for each individual figure. These many variations (thereare various other types) require a specialized service. Therefore our maker makes stylish stout garments and nothing else. His suits and coats are here in variety sdfficient to fit satisfactorily almost any stout woman with bustmeasure from AV2 to 54. Please understand that these garments are made of the most . jr 1 Garments as stylish as those for more slender women. Suits from $45.00 to $125.00. Coats from $39.50 to $150.00. Dresses, $35.00 to $89.50. Skirts, $10.98 to $18.98 Second Floor. Lannbnixh & llro. CM 1 r-V -3 ..3-f -T. n - t'3 8 H T 1 3 ; UM Ul SSI ' 01 .IK uni' Iltf ,'w'jvl- YOU WILL FEEL BETTER And the Boys Can FIGHT BETTER If You Redeem Your W. S. S. Pledge Right Now S-I-L-K-S $1.79 t-rr i (.7 J. V . T" V - v a t "IS'1 3. 40-in. $2.00 All-Silk Georgette Crepe at, Yard Third FloarSLauanxTk A. Bro. Smart Style Footwear for Women All That Is New and Good for Fall We would make special mention of High Shoes because they are in keep ing with the present mode in skirts. These Shoes combine quality so well with style and service that no matter which model you choose, you have the satisfying assurance that YOUR pair will meet your needs in every particular degree. We are confident that never before have so many pretty styjes been shown as now are ready here. Many of them just making their debut on Fifth avenue, New York. There are Black Kidskin Boots, Gray Kidskin Boots, Mahogany Calfskin Boots, Patent Leather Boots. Also Patent Leather, Grained Leather, Mahoganv Calfskin and Gun Metal Calfskin Oxfords. Prices $4.65 to $15.00 Pair. fl-t - - .w3 it I U.i . rrond Floor. I.aiMborirh A llro. A heavy silky quality 40-inch all-silk Georgette crepe, with a full crepe weave. AH shades are included, both light and. dark. This silk is well known for its beauty and durability. Satin, Special Yard ,' 40-inch Baronet satin in five desirable shades tor the tall season navy,j Belgium, taupe, black and white. One of tne most popular silks for fall gowns. 36-IecM $1.59 All Siilk Washable Satin, Yard $H 38 ,o2 36-inch all-silk white washable satin, with a rich lustrous satin finish. Fine for Wash SkirtS and WaistS. TWrd Floor. I.amburBli Bro. j A Typical Friday Bargain Day In Our Enlarged Drapery and Rug Sections 655 Pairs Lace Curtains $1 Seconds of Values to $3.00 Wc have just received 5 new cases of slightly imperfect cur tains, mostly wiiite, in pretty Scotch lace and filet net ef fects. Designs arc imitations of the real hand-made curtains. to 1 yards long. At less than half today's mill price. ; Se el;! -K Cretonne Remnants, 19c Yd. Seconds of Values to 39c 2 to 6 yard lengths. Plenty to match up for dra peries or couch covers. In light and dark floral effects. Cretonn'e remnants at this price will never again be possible, as they cost more at wholesale than what wc offer them to you. 45-Inch Table Oilcloth, 29cYd. White and blue figured oilcloth in a good heavy quality. Today' value ISc. Blankets Bought Now Will Be Worth More Later In fact, as you know, prices are jumping up every day because of the extreme short age of raw materials. Double-size Part-wool Block Flaid Blankets, in desirable color ton inRS of pink, blue, tan and gray. Made by the famous North Star Woolen Mills. At $10.00. 7281 Hamilton White Part-wool Blankets, made of fine selected materials woven and finished fo as to insure warmth and wear. Pink or blue - borders. Pair. $120. An unusually fine showint: of In dian Blankets. Plaid Traveline Blankets and Larcc Block Plaid Blankets, in a widechoicc of dc sicros and colorincs. Each $5.00, $5.75 and $6.00. Fifth Floor, Lansburch & Bro. Stamped Pieces to Make Pretty Xmas Gifts And now is the time to start to embroider them. White Dimity Aprons, all made up with bib and stamped in dainty CQp designs. Each J"' Luncheon Sets stamped in new designs to be embroi dered in lazy daisy and French knot. F(V Each 3W' Scarfs of cream crash or white lincne stamped in a variety of designs. Cflr Each JU FulUsize Turkish Towels, stamped in conven- Crtp tional designs. At.. JUW Third Floor, Lnnabarch A Uro. tt Seamless Brussels Rugs, $14.75 Ncppcrham and other high grade tapestry Brusscl Rugs. The best closely woven rug in neat allovcr or medallion effects. Size O.O.xQ.O. Seamless Crescent Axminster Rugs, $18.75 In plain colors only, such as brown, blue or green. Fin ished with two-lone band borders of same color. Plain or mottled center. Today's value is S2-1.00. Size 0x9. Silkoline at 19c Yd. 36-inch silkoline in pretty floral designs. lor rc-covcring our worn-out comforters. Today's value is Zc. All Our Sample Mattresses At 20 Off To close out the lot of Mattresses used as samples durin the past season, Wc arc offering all size 4.6 and 4.0 at 20 per cent off the regular price marked on the tickets. A choice of combination, felt or hair Mattresses, covered with srood quality tirkinir. Foarlb Floor, Lanabursb JL llro. 9x11.6 ft. Matting Rugs at A heavy quality woven matting rug that can be used from both sides. In green, blue, tan and red colorings. Suitable for any room in vour home. Sic Ox 1 1 f. Children's Sweaters and Other Cool Weather Needs Garments to put on the little tots 2 to 6 years so they will not take cold these early fall days. Sweaters of all wool, in a large variety of styles wtt;Vrs; some, combination effects; sizes 2 to G years. At $3.50, $3.93' and $1.30. Anirora Sets for little boys or trirjs up to 5 years; in Copen, rose or blue. At $7 JO. Children's Bloomers of cotton jersey, in black, drah or khaki; scs 12 to 14 years. At $1.50 and $1.95. Children's Knit Skirts, in solid colors or with striped borders. Special at 79c. Third Floor. I.ansbursb A llro. 1 Store Hours: Open 9:15 A. M.; Close 6 P. M. THE STORE Or GRATEffSWi;: 420-430 Seventh St. Through to Eiphth St. ,11 -