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INFLAMMABLE OILS
1TBW REGULATION AS TO THEIR
STORAGE ADOPTED.
prepared by the Fire Marshal ? Com
missioner Macfarland's In
dorsement Thereon.
With a view to minimizing the danger to
life and property from inflammable oils,
and especially gasoline. Commissioner Mac
fnrland this morning approved a recom
mendation of Fire Marshal Sidney Bieber,
{bat a new amendment to the police regu
lations. governing the storage of Inflam
mable oils, be adoptfd. The regulation was
prepared by Fire Marshal Bleber after con
sultations with Commissioner Macfarland.
representatives of the board of lire under
writers and others, and it wlllj>e adopted
as Section 5. Article 2 of the District police
regulations.
The text of the new regulation Is as fol
lows:
"No license will lie granted for the stor
ing or keeping of said articles, or any of
them, unless the same be stored or kept
In an iron or steel tank of design and con
struction as approved by the building in
spector. said tank to be burled under
ground with the top at least three feet be
neath the surface and at least si* feet out
side and away from the nearest wall of any
building, and the maximum amount stored
therein shall not excetd fifty gallons and
not more than one tank shall be permitted
upon the same premises."
Mr. Bieber's Statement.
Jn his recommendation on the matter.
Fire Marshal Bleber mentions that the new
regulation only provides against the storage
of Inflammable oils above the cellar, and
ofTers no restrictions whatever for Its
storage In cellars. Continuing, he says:
"Tho present regulation on this subject not
Only allows the storage of inflammable oils
In buildings occupied In whole or In part
for dwelling purposes?a condition this of
fice has repeatedly complained of?but It
allows the storage of the same In cellars
without restriction at all. It Is often the
case that this office Is compelled to state
to the assessor that the applicant for per
mit to store and sell Inflammable oils has
complied with the law. when It Is consclen
tously believed that the storage would be
hazardous and so states to the vender, but
there Is no law whereby a permit can be
denied In such cases."
Mr. Bleber stated that It would be almost
Impossible to restrict the storago of In
flammable oils to such an extent that there
would !>e no danger In their storage, but
he believes the new regulation will reduce
to a minimum the liability of fire from the
storage of oils.
Mr. Macfarland's Indorsement.
Commissioner Macfarland's Indorsement
on the papers Is as foil awn: "With a view
to minimizing tho danger to life and prop
erty from Inflammable oils, and especially
gasoline. I move the approval of the fire
marshal's recommendation after It shall
have l>een sent to the corporation counsel
and Its form approved by him. I feel that
there Is great need for the improvement of
the regulations in this respect."
There has been considerable agitation
within the past few years to secure the
adoption of a law to more adequately pro
tect life and property from danger Incident
to the storage and sale of gasoline. The
preparation and adoption or a regulation
to govern the matter has been under con
sideration by the authorities for a long
time, and it Is believed the new regulation
will operate to reduce fire risks.
THE BRICKLAYERS' STRIKE.
Other Men to Be Put to Work Tomor
row.
The lone colored bricklayer. George Tay
lor. was not at work today on the walls
of the army building under construction
at Washington barracks. His absence,
however, was not due to the recent strike
of twenty-eight white bricklayers, but to
the rain, which fell at Intervals during the
flay.
Had it not been for tho rain Taylor would
have had company on tfce works today, and
9hould there be clear or fair weather to
morrow two and perhaps more bricklayers
will Join him. The two men who were to
have gone to work this morning will be
tested as to their ability as layers of bricks
before being certitled by Captain Sewell as
regular employes.
The employment of these men marks the
first break in the bricklayers' strike against
Uncle 8am Other bricklayers whose
names will be taken from the eligible list
of tho civil service commission, will be
added to the force as rapidly as posslMe,
and the engineer officers believe work will
be resumed at all points within the next
rew days.
The question as to whether the new men
are or are not members of any labor union
will not be allowed to enter Into the mat
ter. The capability of the men as brick
layers and their industry and steadiness
will alone be considered.
A number of applications for employment
on the work have been received by Captain
Sewell outside of the civil service rules.
A man named Reed stated that he had writ
ten to the captain and agreed to furnish
him with ten bricklayers.
"But they are not all white men," said
Reed, "nor are they all members of labor
unions."
The engineer officers regard the putting
to work of new men at Washington bar
racks as the practical collapse of the strike.
They say tho Indications are that a full
force of bricklayers can and will be ob
tained. Leaders In the labor organizations
take a contrary view. They maintain tliat
the government cannot afford to have its
buildings erected by "scab" labor, and
threa-ten to make an appeal to President
Roosevelt
Officials a. the navy yard stated today
tha* there are now no prospects of a strike
of the forty-six bricklayers employed there.
The men at work there ase decidedly op
posed to entering ujon a strike, the ifH
i-taLs state, and would stoutly resist any
efforts In that direction. The strike at the
Washington barracks, it was added, fur
nished an object lesson from which they
will profit.
The bricklayers and other mechanics em
ployed at the navy yard are taken In order
of priority from lists of eligible* furnished
by the labor bureau of the yard. These
employes are given annual leave with pay
and have a half-day holiday on Saturdays.
There are colored bricklayers at work
there, but tho color line does not appear
to have been drawn.
It Is the opinion of Mr Milford Spohn.
secretary of the local bricklayers' union,
that the government cannot get enough
of non-union bricklayers to take the
places of the strikers Should union men
go to work while the strike is on they
would be fined $10 for every day they
worked
"Civil service, as it applies to per diem
men," said Mr. Spohn. "Is a farce and a
fraud. It Is at the bottom of this trouble
at Washington barracks. The civil serv
ice fosters and harbors the worst men In
the trade. From the union's point of
view this strike Is In statu quo. We are
waiting for developments. The whole
matter will be considered at the next
meeting of our union. July 28. It may be
carried before the national officers."
Mr. Price Not Involved.
In regard to the suit for damages filed
by a Dr. Arlieely against K. F Price & Co.
for the alleged loss of manuscript, Mr.
Price says he had severed his connection
with the firm before the date of the alleged
loss.
Mr. Price Is n business at 508 14th street
northwest, while the Arm sued was located
at 1MJ6 E street northwest.
Met at Fort Washington.
A meeting was held at the barracks of
Fort Washington, under the auspices of the
North Capitol W. C. T U. Mrs. Theo. T.
Moore, president of the union, presided.
She was accompanied by Miss Kdna Slpher,
Miss Eva Hurd. Miss Louise Sparrow and
Mrs. Kdlth Willie, who furnished an enter
taining program for the evening.
Protest Against Railroad.
A protest against the construction by the
Itrennan Construction Company of the nar
row -;rauge railroad from th* site of the
Close 9 p.m. Tomorrow?Other Pays, 5 p.m.
Chocolate Boscha,
5 cents.
Served at the Soda Counter tomor
row.
A deliclously refreshing morsel of
chocolate ice cream and whipped
cream.
The finest summer beverage you've
ever tasted, you'll agree.after a trial.
39c. Neckwear, 25c.
The assortment is immense and in
cludes more than a hundred different
styles. . There are mull yokes, trimmed
with Valenciennes laces and fagoting.
1 Mexican Drawnwork Stocks and Collars,
Blougp Lace -Stooks, Etjlbraldere^ Linen
Stocks, Valenciennes Lace Stocks, Per
sian Collars. Net Collars. Qualities that
would sell readily enough at 39c.?offer
ed tomorrow at 25c. for choice.
jTtiE DEPENDABLE STORE,"
wm'jairca aran) os stkeet
Close 9 p.m. Tomorrow?Other Days. 3 p.m.
Paris Veils, 49c.
These Peris Veils ere the neweet fed
for midsummer wear, and are shown in
all pure white and combination colors,
with hemstitched and ribbon bonders.
The identical quality which sells else
where at 98c., here tomorrow at 49c.
Silk Gloves.
Kxyser's and other well-known makes
at 60c., TBc. and $1.00 a pair.
Black, white ar.d all colors. Popular 2
clasp variety.
I'lenty of all sizes for tomorrow's de
mand.
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2,400 White Waists, 69c. & 98c
(Worth $L??> to $3.?>(0)o)
The women of Washington have never had the extreme good fortune to pick from thousands of beautiful new Shirt Waists at as
low prices as this gigantic purchase permits. . . --
By taking over a prominent maker's entire surplus stock we secured bargains that will make every waist buyer instinctively seek
Goldenberg's tomorrow.
Every waist in the collection is new and of the most approved style?exclusive, popular; thoroughly desirable. And price adds its ar
gument to beauty?the climax of our claim to your consideration. ?
We've divided our purchase into two groups, as follows:
Handsome Shirt Waists of white Persian lawn and soft white India
llnon. One style is made with round yoke of tucks, panel vest front of em
broidery and spider web rings. Another is handsomely tucked down into clus
ters stripped down the yoke with bands of insertion and embroidery medallions.
Others have entire yoke fronts of all-over
Swiss embroidery, finished down with bands of
tucks. Sumo are made with dainty pin tucks
spaced between Mexican drawn-work embroid
ery and mednllfon ornaments. Still another
dainty style has round yoke of Valenciennes Ince
inserting stripped down into the fullness of blouse
with pin tucks nnd lace inserting* to match.
All have latest style puff sleeves and stock
collars. Regular $1.00 and $1.00 values for
69c
Superior White Persian. Lawn and fine India Llnon Waists, of fine, sheer
quality. Four styles to choose from?each one prettier than the other. The
entire front of some are made of Insertions of Point de Paris lace spaced be
tween insertions of French embroidery and trimmed on either side with tueks.
Another style Is exquisitely tucked int-o clusters of pin tucks, spaced between
Insertions of French embroidery and Valenciennes lace; finished off with large
embroidery medallions. Sleeves are tucked down into clusters of tucks and
trimmed across top to match yoke of waist.
Still another style is made pointed deep yoke
effect and entire front of blouse with dainty
tucks and embroidery and Swiss insertions.
Sleeves trimmed with large tucks.
Some with entire blouse front and yoke of
half - inch and pin tucks stripped across the yoke
and down the front with handsome embroid
ery bands. Sleeves tucked across the top and
solid tucked cuffs. Values worth up to $3, at..
i inio clusters or tucKs ana
98c
Shirt Waist Suits,
$2.98;
Made of sheer, soft quality lawns, white and champagne
grounds, with neat black designs and dainty dots.
Waists are made with tucks and medallions of embroider)' and
the styles include the broad shouldered tailor-made effects, which
are so popular this season.
Skirts are instep length, trimmed to match waist.
All sizes up to 44.
Ajiother lot of "Tub" Shirt Waist Suits, of fine quality per
cale; in serviceable shades. Trimmed with deep
, tiicks and finished off with piping. Light green, ^ <1 /Tt\ O
Hght blue and tan color. Regular $V5o values to- ^(Tv
' ??morrow at ... \ ?r 11 0 ^ ^
Summer Underwear.
silk
7J4c.
Women's Swiss Ribbed Vests,
taped neck nnd arms, full
cut, and perfect fitting
Regular 12Vic. qualities at
Women's superior quality Swiss Rib
bed Vests, regular make; finished with
Bilk taped neck and arms All <1 <-v
sizes. Regular 13o. value J[
for
Women's Extra Size Swiss Rib- .p.
bed Vests, silk taped rn-ck and
arms, full cut and nicely finished..
Women's Umbrella Pants, Including
extra sizes: finished with lace trim
ming. French bands and draw
strings.
Regular 29c. and 36c. quail
ties at
Clearance Sale Sum miner Footwear
To lighten the stocks of Summer Footwear we have applied the reduction knife with decisive
force?cutting prices to a point that shows our sincerity of purpose.
Bargains for the whole family. Footwear that has no superior for style, quality and service.
Such are the advantages that invite your presence tomorrow.
Men's Regular $3.50 and $4.00 Oxfords,
tan or black, including Patent Leither;
smartest shapes of the
season; all sizes; reduced
to
Men's Regular $2 00 and ">0 High
and Low Shoes, ih tan and black leath
ers, blucher. lace and
button styles; reduced,
to
Women's Regular fl i'i and $1.50 Ox
fords and Juliets, light weight;
sizes 2% to 8; also children's
white and gray Oxfords; re
duced to
Women's Regular $2 00 and $2.50 Tan
and Black Oxfords, of kid. calf and
patent leather; in button.
lace and blucher styles.
Cut to
i$L8S
1 $1.50 Ox
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?!89c.
1 $2.50 Tan
calf and
$1.85
All Women's Regular $3.00 and
$3.50 Tan Calf and Kid Oxfords
extension, welt and light turn
soles; light and dark shades; all
sizes and widths; reduced to?
$2?49o
Men's Regular $1.50 White and Gray
Canvas Oxfords and Shoes,
leather and rubber soles; all
sizes; reduced to
Children's Calf Barefoot San- /t Q
dais; sizes 3 to 0 only; sold at
75c.; reduced to
Children's Calf Barefoot Sandals, sizes
3 to 13; sold regularly at $1.00
and $1.23 a pair; reduced I
to
Children's Tan and Black Oxfords
and Strap Slippers; sizes from Q/n\ _
8 to 2; were $100, $1.25 and(5>/^#
$1.50; cut to
Women's Regular $2.00 Tan Calf and
Kid Oxfords, extension <i yl /Th
eoles; sizes 2^ to 7; B. C, >5 Jl
D and E widths; reduced to^
Boys' Regular $2.00 Black and Tan
Oxfords; also Tan Calf and
Kid High Shoes; sizes 1 ,
to 5^4; reduced to
To reduce this big stock of Boys' Clothing before inventory day we have cut the price in two oil
a lot of several hundred fine grade suits.
The lot consists of two-piece suits, sizes ranging from 6 to 16 years; in a great variety of fancy pat
terns.
Materials include Cassimeres, Homespuns, Cheviots, Worsteds, Crashes, Vicunas, Serges,
Tweeds and Flannels.
Made in double-breasted and Norfolk styles, also some in single-breasted style, three pieces, sizes
of the latter, 9 to 16 years.
All are stylish, shape v and well-tailored garments. I
Without any reservation wo include our entire stock of boys' high-grade Wash Suits In this one lot
for tomorrow's quick selling. Included, are suits which sold up to as high as $5.00, consisting of Rnsstan.
Bloomer Eton. Sailor and Mikado styles, In all sorts of fine materials, including finest quality Pique.
Chambray Linen, Crash, Dunk and imported Madras. Sizes range from 2% to 7 years. These suits nre
the celebrated "Wash Tub" brand, a iiamo vhich stands for perfect quality, stylo and worknfatmhltf.
Choice tomorrow at ......?.4
$2.00, including broad
with
Choice of our entire stock of Boys' Straw Hats, sold at 75e., $1.00, $1.41) and
brims, soft brim sailors and Telescopes, In Mackinaw, split, Milan, Seiiette, Java and Congo braids,
white and colored ribbon bands at
49c
Boys' Washable Knee Pants, sizes 3
to 14 years, reduced from 25a J
Boys' Madras String Ties, ro
duced from 10c. to
3c.
Boys' One-piece Jersey Bath
lng Suits, sizes 2% to 0 years......
Boys' regular 50c. Golf and T)
Norfolk Caps reduced to
Boys' 25e. Silk and Batin
Shield Bows, reduced to
two-piece Pa
reduced from 75c. to
Boys' Madras
4 am as
WALKING
JKIRTS - OK
Worth op to $8.98. kJ
This is the manufacturer's clearing time, too.
We closed out all the remaining lots of High-grade Walking Skirts left on hand after filling the
season's regular orders?securing bargains that have not been equaled thus far this season.
The styles are all exclusive and smartly fashionable?the qualities the best?the materials the
most approved.
The lot comprises Walking Skirts of Panama Cloths, Etaminc, Cheviots, Imported Venetian.
Covert and Thibet Cloths.
In light weight, medium and some in heavier weight for early autumn wear.
Trimmed in great variety of elegant styles?some with high knee kilts, others with slotted
seams and kilted around bottom; some with self-stitched tailored folds, hip effect, paneled off at bot
tom. Some have each gore kilted, spaced between corded tucks across the hips.
Correct shades of blue, tan, covert, also fashionable browns and black.
These fine \\ alking Skirts intended by the maker to retail at prices as high as $8.98 are offered
tomorrow for $3.98.
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35c0 AND SOCo LACE HOSE==
An echo of our recent purchase of an importer's surplus lots.
Women's Black and Tan Lace Hose, lace running all around and to toe, full
regular made foot.
1 here's a great demand for Lace Hose, and such an underprice offering is,
therefore, doubly welcome.
ClhiSd's Hose, U2%c.
Children's Plain Black lxl Rlfi Stock
ings, seamless foot; lightweight for sum
mer wear; guaranteed fast black. All
sizes In the lot.
12>4c. a pair.
Infants' 25c. Socks, 115c.
Infants' Socks, In all colors with
fancy silk embroidered designs all over.
Full regular made. Perfect quality.
At 15c. pair instead of 25c.
'omen's 25c. Hose, 15c
Women's Lace Lisle All-over Hose,
seamless foot, fast black, finest pat
terns.
Strictly first quality goods.
Regular 25c. qualities for 15c. a pair.
GIRLS' WASH DRE
Worth $1.50 and $11.69.
This manufacturer was anxious to begin work on next season's garments, and to clear his work
rooms of all summer dresses at a liberal discount.
We took his entire stock on hand?and got the prettiest and best summer dresses for girls from
4 to 14 years to sell at 69c. instead of $1.50 and $1.69.
Materials include best quality French Ginghams and Chambray, in Russian blouse and one-piece
styles. A splendid variety of neat washable patterns.
Style, quality and workmanship are fully up to the high standard we hold fast to.
Children's Mull Caps in high and
French styles; representing a -5
maker's line of samples. Val-^vUJtfT
ues worth up to $1.50 for -
Little Boys' Kilt Suits, of Galatea
cloth and Gingham, with deep ji
sailor collar; In all colors, sizes
2 to 3 years *
Children's Muslin Drawers, trimmed
with embroidery and lace ?i
ruffles; best quality muslin; all II
sizes. Regular 2Uc. value
Men's Shirts
69c.
Worth $1.00 and
$1.50 Sit m m a
The reserve lots of Men's Shirts are brought forward for to
morrow, to fill in the broken gaps made by a week's big selling.
All the Shirts are spic-span new?all in the choicest color
ings ; all complete with -cuffs?attached or detached?all sizes from
14 to 17.
Materials are of the finest sort, including imported woven
Madras, silk striped Madras, plain white and plain colored
Madras and imported Chambray, in the greatest variety of de
sirable styles and colorings?oyster grays, Japanese tans, cham
pagne, light, medium and dark grounds with neat stripes, figures
and polka dots, in all good washable colors, also black and white
and blue and white effects and hemstitched novelties.
Plain and plaited bosoms.
69c. for regular $1.00 and $1.50 Shirts again tomorrow.
Men's 50c. Otis Egyptian Balbrlggan
Underwear, shirts and drawers to
match; shirts long or short
39c.
sleeves; drawers full cut and
l?rfect fitting; most all sizes.
Special
Men's 25c. Lisle Thread Suspenders, In
neat stripes; good quality ? p
elastic; leather ends; nickel II
buckles. Special
Men's 25c. Fancy Hose. Including
black lace embroidery figured effects;
others in fancy colors of every <i a
sort. Full regular made feet; J[
Instead of 25c. a pair, at
Men's 25c. Madras 4-in-hand Ties; all
neat washable colors,
stripes and figure: plain
white and fancy. Special
1 254C.
$11.69,
Worth
'9 Up to $3.1
A closing-out movement among the Parasols that gives you the
pick of this season's best styles at a nominal figure.
The lot includes Hemstitched Coaching Parasols of fine qual
ity Taffeta Silk, in tucked, ruffled and fancy bordered effects; in
all the leading colors, as well as black and white. All are made
and finished in superior manner, and the collection represents val
ues worth up to $3.98, at $1.69.
Home Essentials.
Armour's Light House Soap, 8 cakes
for " 23c.
Falrbank's Ark Floating Laundry Soap,
10 cakes 15c.
Falrbank's Gold Dust, package 3H?
Red Seal Lye 4c.
Challenge Brand Lye 3c.
Archer's Satin Gloss Starch 3He.
Colgate's Octogan Washing Soap 4c.
Proctor & Gamble's Cincinnati Oleine
Soap 3\c.
Tin Wash Boilers, extra heavy qual
ity 2S>c.
5-yard pieces of Shelf Paper 2c.
Reliable Ready-mixed House Palnts..ftc.
Mop Handles, tit brush or mop 7c.
Floor Mops 10c.
Curtain Stretchers 79c.
Dripless Wax Tapers, box of 30 for..2c.
Nickel-plated Gas Torch 9c.
15c. "Cero-Fruto,"
5c. Package.
The breakfast food that is so widely
advertised, and which is superior to
any other on the market.
Other Pure-Food Specials:
Zu Zu Ginger Snaps 8He.
Armour's Potted Tongue and Ham...2Hc.
Gilt-edge Lobster, can 21c.
Large can Commerce Brand Salmon..10c.
15c. New York State Egg Plums, in
pure syrup; large cans 10c.
10c. Nanticoke Tomatoes 7c.
Armour's Shield Brand Lard, 3-lb.
buckets, for 290.
10c. Shrlver's Blue Ridge Brand String
Beans, 3 for 25c.
Challenge Brand Condensed Mllk.7Hc!
Early Rise June Peas, 3 for 25c.
American LadyCorsets,AQr'
Worth op to $3.
The makers of the American Lady Corsets, have favored, us
with their samples and overplus lots?an event that brings the
highest grade corsets to our customers at nominal cost.
Materials of batiste, ventilating net and French coutil, some of
fancy brocaded silks.
The new models with garters front and sides.
Some have dip hips.
While there are not all sizes of each kind you'll find all sizes
in the lot.
None are worth less than $1.00, and plenty are worth up to $3.
Choice tomorrow at 69c.
ToOet Qoodls Srnally Priced.
Malvina Cream 3Ho.
Eastman's Cold Cream, violet or rose 9c.
American Violet Talcum Powder.... 9a.
Sheffield's Dentifrice l?c.
Roger & Gallet's Talcum Powder... 13c.
Colgate's Antiseptic Tooth Powder. ..15c.
Talcutine. deodorizes perspiration, the
new 25c. package 15c.
Levy's La Blache Powder 31c.
Dr. J. P. pray's Rosaline 15c.
Emery Boards, worth 10c. dozen.... 5c.
Magda Toilet Cream 30c.
Woodworth's Nina Toilet Water,
bottle 10c.
Hudnut's Violet Sec Toilet Water,
bottle 75c.
Prepared Chalk and Orris Root, the
best and most sanitary tooth pow
der. 2 ounces for 5c.
Colgate's Violet Talcum Powder 15c.
Coke's Dandruff Cure 30o.
Plver's Sachets. La Trefle, Vlolette.
Safranor, ounce 49c.
Dagget & Ramsdell's Perfect Cold
Cream 10c.
Babcock's Triple Extract Cut Roses,
ounce 50c.
Colgate's Triple Extracts, including
Italian Violet and La France
Rose, ounce 25c.
Sample Tooth Brushes, all pure
bristle, worth 15c. to 25c 10o.
Hand Scrubs. Japanese bristle, pol
ished hardwood backs, worth 15c. .10a
Colgate's Floating Bath Soap, 0
cakes for 25o.
HEN
Regular Lines, So8d Up to F57 E:
$E5.(M)f Finally Reduced /j 0 /( (Q)
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There is such a thing as selling for the sake of selling alone,
in ?. store of broad and progressive policy like ours.
Expediency offsets loss.
All the suits included in this sweeping offer are of the finest sort
?quality, style and making up to the highest notch of excellence.
MateriaK(fnclude Fancy Smooth Faced Worsteds, Rough Ef
fects, Cheviots, Homespuns, Black Thibets, unfinished Black Wor
steds, etc.?in fact, such an assortment as to meet the requirements
of every man.
Eveifr sUft in the house that sold up to $15.00 offered at $7.75.
>uinnirinier
Values Worth $2 to $3.50.
All the Hats comprising our present stock are entirely new
and fresh?we have no old spring stock to sell off?new arrivals
having taken their places.
By taking advantage of several offers from manufacturers last
week we secured some unusual bargains which go on sale tomor
row at prices which are less than usual wholesale cost.
The special lots of Hats at 98c. to $r.75 are in a large assort
ment of white, natural and black straws of very finest quality.
Among them are satin, Tuscan and lace straws, in large and me
dium shapes.
" ? Worth $2.00 to $3.50.
Large assortment of White Duck Hats,
In all the fashionable shapes, at 40c.
and 59c.
Ready-to-trim Chiffon Hats, combined
with best quality braids; values worth
up to *4-00 at $1.98.
Chiffon Hats with hair braid crowns,
in Turban and large shapes, worth $2.00.
at 98c.
Very fine Tuscan Braid Hats. In the
season's most approved shapes, worth
$1 49, for 75o.
Summer Belts Half Price
Manufacturer's samples of Silk Belts, in black and white; taf
feta and peau de soie. A great variety of stylish effects, in crush
and pleated belts; also many choice designs with /S) FP
pretty buckles and back pieces; in gilt, oxidized or /nSl (CT
black; 50c. values. Choice ^=3^^ 0
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Hand Bags?the newest shape with
heavy braided leather handle ? and
leather-covered riveted frame; made of
good quality pressed walrus
leather; black or colors; with
large purse to match?moire
lined?gilt or gun metal trim
med. |1.50 value
The new Crush Leather Belt, made of
fine quality soft finish leather In black,
tan, brown and white, with
strap back; nail head studded
stylish harness buckles. Spe- A (Q)a?
cial value at
Summer Jewelry.
50c Rhinestone Combs, 25c
Back Combs?in white, shell and am
ber; newest shapes?with brilliant rhine
stone settings. 50c. values, 25c.
$1 & $1.50 Silk Fans, 69c.
Importers' samples of White apd
Black Silk and Qauze Fans; spangled;
hand-painted; lace trimmed effects; In
a great variety of beautiful designs;
carved bone or decorated white enamel
ed sticks; $1.00 and $1.50 values, at ??c.
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Single strand Pearl Necklaces?genuine
wax beads?true pearl color?gold-plated
clasp. Special at 25c.
Shirt Waist Sets?25c. and 50c. values?
newest effects in Pearl, Gilt,
Oxidized, Fancy Metal and ^ q
Black?a great variety of styl- H
Ish designs. Choice
Another lot of Bead Fan Chains in an
immense assortment of styles, Including
turquoise, white, opal, crystal, amethyst,
jet, etc., in plaited and rope
effects, with tassel ends or
hook for carrying fan. Worth
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House of Representatives new office build
ing to the union station plaza wu filed with
Col. John Biddle. Engineer Commissioner,
today. The petition Is signed by thirty
four property owners and residents on
North Capitol street . between B and C
streets, and the petitioners ask the Com
missioners not to grant a [>ermit for the
construction of the railroad along that
street between the points named. If the
permit has already been granted, which Is
the case, the petitioners ask that It be re
voked.
The grounds stated by the petitioners are
that the road will interfere with the pass
age of carriages along North Capitol street
and create noise. A hearing on the matter
la requeated.
METEOR WEIGHS 500 POUNDS.
Arrest of 8trlke Leaders for Alleged
Violation.
Special DUpatcb to The Evening Stmr.
CUMBERLAND. Md? July 22.?R. G.
Richardson of Kejrser, W. V?., who owns a
cottage at Mountain Lake Park, discovered
a meteor on his cottage grounds yesterday
that weighs noo pounds. A geologist from
the Smithsonian Institute says It Is a gen
uine meteor, and probably the largest that
ever fell In this latitude. The Smithsonian
authorities are making an effort to get hold
of the meteor for that Institution.
Thomas Haggerty, strike leader In this
field In 1900; Lloyd H. True, 'Squire Mc
Qlnnls and Hr-'H- 45ross, tha latter town
marshal of Tunneltpn. W. Va., were ar
rested yesterday to answer a charge pre
ferred by the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Coal Company of violating an Injunction
of the United States court. The men em
ployed at the mines at Ironton do not be
long to the union, and the organization has
been making special efforts, It Is claimed,
to organize & strike.
Admitted afl Midshipman.
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.. July 22.?H. H. Levine
of Michigan was today admitted as mid
shipman. The total strength of tha fourth
claas is 279 and will possibly reach 290. The
lighthouse tender Maple is laying buoys In
the newly-dredged channel in the Naval
Academy harbor. Midshipman Francis
Sarah of New York, a member of the new
fourth class, resigned today.
Work Car Collide* With Picnic Coach.
A dslpatch from New York says: Twenty
persons were Injured In a crash between a
work car and a trolley car of the New York
and Long Island Traction Company near
Hempstead, L. I., Wednesday. The trolley
car was filled with members of the St.
George Episcopal Church of Hempstead,
who were going on a picnic excursion to
Long Beach, when it crashed into the work
car on the single track a&out half way be
tween Roeelle and Preeport.
CHEATED A SENSATION.
Revelations in Testimony in Bunko
Case at Baltimore.
Special Dispatch to T*>e EttoIh* Star.
BALTIMORE. Ud., July 22.?A mild sen
sation was created In the central police
court this morning; at the hearing of Miss
Virginia Hamilton, charged with complic
ity to defraud Rev. John Rose In the now
famous "Cripple Creek mining stock deal."
Attorney William Cotton represented the
defendant and closely questioned Rev. Rose,
bringing out the fact that the "Rev." Rose
had not had & church since 1872, and that
he had been a Catholic priest about fifty
years ago. Then he left the church to Join
the Episcopal Church. He la seventy-two
and was married only fourteen months ago,
Miss Hamilton being acquainted with Ills
wife.
Miss Hamilton when put on the stand
said that Rev. Rote had told her he had
made a quarter of a million dollar* In stocks
and that It wan Rev. Rose who had broach
ed the subject of stocks to her.
Rev. Rose told of meeting Miss Hamil
ton; how she spoke to him of stocks, and
then Introduced him to Hooper, who, with
Lawrence, are now on ball for defrauding
the minister.
Miss Hamilton was held for the grand
jury on 1000 ball, although the evidence
showed that she had Utile or no dealings
in the transactions.
Joseph Rowlett, colored, seeking refuge
from the rain under a tree in Chesterfield
county, V(L, Wednesday, was struck bf
lightning and kill*2.

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