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British Ship Detained at
WHY THE VESSEL IS HELD
She VT?k Loading Coal for St. Vine
Verde Islands, at ?Vliloli T
Spain's Crack Cramer* a
NOKFOLK. VA.. April it!.?The Brit
4sh steamer Haimpstead, Captain Bland,
?was stopped fiwi loading coat Friday
at Lambert's Point, iwhen it was found
tJhat she was loading for St. Vincent,
Cape Verde Islands, at uiiinh port two
of Spain's crack cruisers are now ly?
ing, and that the Hying squadron under
Commodore SchJey ivas being delayed
Sn its coal ins until this cargo of 3.0U?
tons wae completed. Evidently hasty
'Wires worked between Norfolk, LNVw
ork and Washington, for after a short
time the loading was resumed, and ilie
full cargo fintatiod?but the steamer
did not go. Orders putting her at in?
definite stay were received and today
Captin Bland took his* clearance papens
to the custom house here and delivered
The naval Inspection tooaid paid a vis?
it to che Hamstead, tlhoroughly inspect?
ed 'her and the chief engineer evidently
voiced the satisfaction and decision of
tihe board when, on leaving the vessel,
She remarked to one of the ofllcers:
"?Malte yourself perfectly easy: your
ship won't leave Norfolk.''
Captain Bland said tonight: "I con?
sider t'he vessel as good us accepted
thy the United States." It is expected
tbat nhe vessel will be ordered to ilie
?rua/vy yard Monday.
THE KEY WEST FLEET.
(Men on the Ships Growing More Eagei
(PORT TAMPA, FLA., April 1G.?At
Key West the situation remains prac?
tically unchanged, so far as the posiiion
of the ships and disposition of the of?
ficers and men are concerned. Ea(jer
gerness for action grows more patent
Ihourty, 1:0 that each tlhot aimed at Old
Hull or Dancing target is freighted
?with a. wlsih it ;h:id a Spanish dcslliua
tjion. 'Even the coal passers la sturdy
lot with muscles like armor plate) dis?
cuss Lhe chur.-ees of action and nvluh wild
Whoops give vent to their desires for
vengeance on Uie "murderers of the
poor fellows down below in uhe iMafne."
Yet the wisdom of the careful prevision
and provision 'Us recognized |by lihe
tihoughttul commanders, who will have
posts of equal danger and greater re?
sponsibility. It is at night the scene
is most warlike, for wlhile there is no
(booming of guns, there is a constant
interchange of signals over ten miles
or more of ocean and now and again a
searchlight sliowa a torpedo boat, ugly
as a devil llsh and fair more dangerous
than any creature Htigo cm Id Imagine,
stealing dtriot'ly ?long from ship tu
slhip on its way to open sea and u patrol
reaching mayihap to within sight of t'he
big gums at the Vidwdo, Haibana. On
*he naval docks tile bustle ends only
?with darkness anil, 'While we are told
everything is in readiness and 'has 'tieen
for a week, Uie thousand and one duties
left over, or partially slighted, call for
The Associated Br*-ss correspondent
?was talking witlh Kester recently?
Kester is t'he dhief engineer of the tor?
pedo flotilla and proba'bly as well posted
tfhere anent as any man in the service.
He ihsa? had tihirty months' tor|>edo
boat <?"' "d the world cannot show
ap*~ ird To the question
' -f lia've not more tor
jtt-cryerv?''" t'he bronzed
??cv eyed young onieef replied:
*'" "On, yes, I sur>lK>se so. But after
all tihey -may not be so dangerous an
? real war as many are inclined '10 >-up
j>ose. You see, they have been thor?
oughly tried as destroyers. As forme,
given a destroyer after a ton>edo .boat
atid- I would rat "her be on the smaller I
"Isn't that a queer choice?"
"I tell you why I would make it. The I
destroyer, runnini thirty knots, gets
?fter the torpedo boot running Uwenty
five. TWd you ever see either under fuil
headway? 1 telS you the destroyer car?
ries a perfect wall of water ahead. So
does the small craft, but the destroyer'
big gun is forward, while the tropedo
'boat has hers?only a little one to b
sure?aft. where there i, no wall! of
water and where the motion is much
less perceptible. The man on the de?
stroyer might be up to his neck in wa?
ter when he fired. If ht- hit the litt:
but the little fellow has i bigger target,
a chance f..r steadier aim and" if he
can't see the hub of the pursuer he can
-ee the big bone he curl's in hi- teeth.
If <-ne of tin- one-pound s'hot hit fail
it would make o hole clear into the
boiler room of -he destroyei .111.i would
proba'blv do a heap of damage"
At Port Tampa there i- no little ex
of-'si-vv'n r-giments ofiro'ops. Trie dock
facilities here are certainly admin.hi.-.
The ship canal :s nearly a 'mile lone,
is 224 feet wide at tin- bottom, with a
-medium depth of 21 feet. At present [
the only boats available f..,- transport?
ing troops are the Florida. Olivette and
Mos-.-ott... all of 1I1,. Plant Line. But
the port is already acce-sibl* both from
Atlantic port* sind from the gull".
(Continued from first page.)
infantry hurried this morning aboard a
special train for the southeast.
CHICAGO, April 1?.?The Fourth in?
fantry left Fort Sherman today.
PARIS. April 16.?Robert McLean,
former United States minister, died
suddenly this morning.
LONDON, April 16.?Ada Kenan has
been elected permanent governor of
the Memorial Theater, Startford on
Pere Favler has jusl 1.11 consecrat?
ed Roman Catholic Bishop at Perkins.
China. He has been a. missionary in
China for thirty years. It was he who
arranged for the appointment of a
papal nuncio, and negotiated lie.- sab:
of tie- old cathedral to tie- Kmprcss
Dowager. Ho was decorated with the
third button, and promoted last year
to be a second button mandarin. The
Chinese declare that Pere Pavier's
present appointment is due to direct
representations made by the Bmperor
to the Vatican.
Twenty dollars for one. Call on
Perkins, Duncan & Co. Now is the
time to invest. apr-5-2w
Miss Youngthing ? Boo-hon-hoo!
Charley's given me a ring set with a
mean little turquoise.
Her Mother?That's an emblem of
Miss Youngthing It isn't. It's proof
of stinginess.?.Jeweler's Weekly.
Mrs. Mabula I lent Icy, of Blooming
ton, III., whose mother was with Dan?
iel Boone at the sieg,- of Boonesboro.
and whose mother's sister was the first
white child born in Kentucky, bus jusl
entered upon her second century of life
and is unusually active-.
a sri-.i-i.ici-: neck,
a charming way of making a Madras
gingham or lawn summer dress is to
cut the waist so us to cross surplice
fashion to the left. Tile slight drapery
Is usually becoming 111 these- soft, line
cottons and linen lawns, be, ..use thev
do not look well stretched plain. This
surplice mode is also a Ibpted in fash?
ioning the waist of a soft dove-eoljied
Partially Returned?Algy?Yon say
she only partially returned your affec?
Clarence?Yes: and that's what I'm
kicking about. She returned all the
idve letters, but retained all the jew
ON THE DIAMOND.
Now York-Boston Game Ends In a I
NEW YORK, April 10.?The New
York-Bojlon K?me ended In" a dis?
graceful manner today. Exceptions
were taken by the spectators to de?
cisions, which allowed two runs being
scored at;ainsi the home team, and to
the puling out. of the game of Gleason
for kicking his glove to show his dis?
pleasure at the decision. Approach?
ing the graodi'&iand to eject a specta?
tor who had hurled an epithet- at him.
I'mpfre Snyder was met by a volley of
cushions, while curses and cries of
"Lynch him." "Kill him." rent the air.
After a time the game was resumed,
but on its termination a squad of po?
licemen had to escort Snyder from the
grounds. Attendance, 18,000.
Score: R. It. E.
N. w York .. on 0 0 a (i '-' a 0 2 ?". .".
Boston .. ..0 1 0 0 0 U 0 3 0? 4 8 2
I'.atteries: Doheny and Warren:
Nichols and Bergen. Umpires, Snvder
and i'an y.
LOUISVILLE. KY? April 1C?PittS
btirg won today's game in the first in
nn balls, u passed ball and two singles.
Uhines held lhe Colonels down lo six
hils and but for an error by McCarthy,
lie home team would have been shut
R. II. E.
Pit Isbui g .. 3 0 u 0 a a ii a ')-- 3 S 3
Batteries: Howling and Dexter:
Rhine* and Sohriver. Umpires. Cush
mau and llevdler.
iiries 'Alien n hit meant runs. Both
litehcrs did good work
Score: lt. H. E.
'incinnal i .. 0 0 0 a 1 0 i) 0 0? 1 t: 0
?levehin.l .. 2 0 0 0 a 0 1 Ox? 3 7 3
Ball.-ri.-s: Hill and Pelts: Powell
mil O'Connor. I'mi.ir.-s. Swarlwood
1 !A I.TI M O Ii K April 11. The open
ng dav in Baltimore lor Ib.- National
?ame was all that could be wished foi?
ls Car as weather was concerned and
i.r.l.S persons p:iss.-d lhe turnstiles to
.vilnes slhi' cutest between the 'Hi?
des and Hi.- Senators. Melanies pitch
id masterful ball lor Baltimore ami
had he been given proper support
have shut out lhe visitors. I loyle
,resented with a diamond ring by
his former associates.
Sere: R. M. K.
Baltimore .. <? 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 x - s 17 5
Washington i. 10 0 11 " - 3 s I
Butteries: Mel:.s and Clarke:
lil.nun persons saw Brun
Philadelphia this at'ternoi
i;, v. .lohn T. Vine, of New 1
beet, preaching for the last five months
in tw.. of lit,- largest mission halls in
London. England, also in the late Rev.
c. H. spurgenn's Memorial Tabernacle.
I The Great Assembly Hall, in the east,
of London, where he preached for three
months, seats r,.0ll(l. and uns built manv
years ago. Services have been held
in this ball nightly for twenty-nine
RICHMOND. April lfl.?John Dumas
and IvUlie Bond, suspected of being the
murderers or Officer Austin, were in
lhe police court today.
The identification was not compete,
and officers are now working on the
statements given out by the prisoners.
The case was continued until Th?rs
C ISO WD AT TUE JJ AZA Alt.
Klk?' fulr at the ChkIbu Welt Attended Last
Another large crowd attended the ba?
zars- last night which is being held at
the Casino under the auspices of (New?
port News Lois-, No. 31G, B. P. O.
Elks for the benefit of .the charity
?Si-nee she bazaar opened last Monday
nigh! it has been she 'Mecca for the
people every evening. iHun?redls of
people thronged the 'beautifully deco?
ra-ted hall and participated in the festiv?
ities. Is has been a success, and when
i' is closed Tuesday night at least $1,000
will hove been i-ealized. This speaks
well for the liberality of the people
and the efforts of those who have had
the fair ist charge.
The visiting organization Hast night
was the John A. Logan Post, S. TJ. V.,
of P!.bus. The members of she post
.u rive.1 early in tin- evening and re
maiti id till the last ear left for Phoe?
Tli,. members of the committee were
k- i-t busy last night disposing of the
-mo-ny articles on hand, and quite a
number of handsime donations were
raffled off. Thursday night the number
held by Mr. C. P. Smith drew a mac?
intosh, but as yet the committee has
been unable to locate Mr. Smith. The
so.nu coat is being held for him. One
of the features of the evening wa^ a
violin solo by 'Miss Bessie Kaynor,
which was well rendered und li-beraily
;-!>!.uided by the crowd.
The voting contests hist night stood
'or' ;ih.. moss popular lady?
Mrs. It. ,1. Muvk-v .290
.-. <;. W. Nelims .1?
Vr tht ni'os-t -popu'lar business man?
B. Thacker .27
B. A. M.-yei-s .1"
A. 'ii-inshberg .13
II. .1. Lewis .10
For liie most popular fireman?
J. C.11-pin .27
.1. F. LudlOW .33
D. Sweeny . 5
.N. P. Ketchum . 1
Cleorge Lenz. 1
A. 'Biiubrldge . 1
Through Mr. IE. Peyser the 'fair yes
lerduy received fr m Joseph Scihenthal
\- ''.,'. and .1. F- and- A. F. Miller, tiwo
I baili i.niore linms, donations of $5 each,
oilier donations were as follows:
V a. Lenz, rille; Ma.rye & IBoyenton,
b,,x of cigars; D. V. lseman, fancy
V YeUtei'day afternoon at 2 oVhx-k the
doors of she Casino were thrown oi-en
lo wie children and many .little folks
turned out und spent a moss enjoyable
ifserrooh An adimisshm fee of live
cents was charged andi thU entitled
,ach child to a plate of ice cream. The
ladies in charge of she 'booths were
present t-> see -that she little tots were
properly looked after.
A gentleman who recently died in
London at the age of seventy had been
:i smoker since he was seventeen. Dur?
ing that time he kept a diary, in which
he recorded that he had smoked 328.713
cigars. 43.(139 of which were gifts. Those
he paid for cost him S20.S50.
?We hove good toilet sets at $1.98;
better ones at $2.50; line ones at $5.00,
and the best 12 pieces ever shotwn 4m
the city at $7.50. Adams' Racket Store.
James Anthony Fronde insisted on all
letters being destroyed that had been
addressed to him, and left orders that
his own letters addressed to his
friends, should not be divulged after
Iiis death. It is singular that the very
man who acted thus should have pub?
lished to the world Carlyle's unhappy
autobiography, after Carlyle left in?
structions that he did not wish this to
Twenty dollars for one. Call oin
Perkins, Duncan & Co. Now Iis the
time to invest, apr-5-2w
ZMPOBTANT MEETING. ]
Council Will Consider the Street Railway !
Franchise Tuesday Nicht.
The Cdmimon Oonncil will meet in
regular session Tuesday night.
There are several Important Snaitters
to engage the attention off the salons
among thern being the 'franchise asked
for 'by the Newport News, Harmpton
and Oid Point Riaillway and. Electric
Company. There Is practically no oppo?
sition to the ordinance 'wihioh waa re?
ported by the street and ordinance com?
mittees at the last meeting, and it wl'M
probably be pati-;ed with a. few slight
amendments. The company 'has asked
for t'he right to luy a single or double
track. This may be opposed by two
members who think there should be but
one track. 'But it is not likely that
there will be any partying over it. The
route of the new line, as prescribed in
the ordinance is as follows:
Beginning at Twenty-fifth street and
the city limits in East CEnd on Twenty
fifth street to Washington avenue,
Twemty-tlhlrd street fronn Washington
avenue to the 'Chesupea.ke & Ohio mil
way station, Washington avenue from
Twenty-third street northerly to t'he
city nimlMfc, Forty-sixti/n eitreet from
Washington avenue to 'La fay-vette aven?
ue, Lafayette avenue to Thirty-fourth
street northerly to the city limits.
Thirty-fourth street from 'Washington
avenue to Jeffeirson avenue, Jefferson
avenue from. Thirty-fourth street to
'By the foregoing it will 'be seen that
t'he company proposes to thread the
eity with tracks. Not only will a first
class local service 'be given, but the
line will be extended to 'Haimpton and
Old Point and equipped with modern
rolling stock. Already the company
h?ls obtained: a franchise to lay its'
tracks in the town of 'Hampton.
'Among the incen-porators are Mayor
W. A. Poet and Colonel <". iM. Braxtou,
of this city; air. W. J. Payne und Mr.
Samuel Regesfer, of Richmond, and Mr.
M. E. Ingalls. president of the Chesa?
peake & Ohio railway.
The company has mode no unreason'
able demands and the city is well pro?
tected by the ordinance granting the
iraniL'hh-e. which stipulates, aimong other
things, that the tracks shall be laid
under the direction of the city engineer
That the can- sha'U be run so as to
render fair and satisfactory and ade?
quate service to the public.
That the company shall equip its
cars with fenders or other life-saving
That the corporation shall pave t'he
streets between its tracks and two feet
on either side whenever required to do
iso 'by t'he eity.
That no power-house silial'l.be erected
within 100 yardli of a private school,
public school or any public place of
The work or constructing the rai'l
wal sthail be commenced within six
months, and it shall be completed with?
in twelve 'months from the date of the
The franchise is to continue for a
period of fifty years, expiring January
This company means buteinet-s. lit
is 'backed by capital, biu.ns and energy.
Already a preliminary -ui vey has been
made for the route to Old Point, and
as soon' as the franchise is granted
?work will be commenced on the sys?
tem. The estimated cosi of the new
line is $700.000.
Another important matter that will
come up for consideration Tuet-duy
night will he the sale of the city bonds.
It will be remembered that the bonds
to the amount of $140,000 were sold to
'Rudolph KleyboJte & Co., Of Cincinna?
ti. The council has. been waiting on
the 'buyers to prepare a form of the
?bond. Tim- was never done. At the
last meeting a form was adopted and
ordered printed, the sentiment being
that Kleyboite & Co. should either "put
up or shut up." Now it is learned from
the engravers that it will require at
'least three weeiks to prepare the bonds.
So it will he at least sixty days, It is
said, 'before the money can be realized
?if the Cincinnati firm fulfils its part
of the agreement.
The delay has retarded the public
improvements. The work on the sew?
erage system Is at a standstill, nothing
?will be done on the central school build?
ing and the disgraceful prison must
continue Vo serve as a jail.
The bills contracted by tbecity in ?be.
month of 'Manch were not allowed at the
iast meeting. tTthey wijl be audited
SERVICES ATTIIK CI1UKCUES TOUAV.
ThemeH That Will He Discounted on by
Services will be 'held at the churches
today as follows:
'Fhvrt Bapiist church. Rev. C. C. Cox,
pastor?Services at 11 A. Od. and S P. it.
Rev. Dr. J. AI. PMcher, o.f-Petersburg,
Va.. will conduct the morning services.
This evening:'Mr. Cox will preach on the
subject, "Amibassudors for Christ."
'Si. Vincent's Catholic eihurch, Rev.
C. 'E. Donahoe. pastor?Father Donahoe
will ad'minister the first communion
to about twenty children and deliver an
address on that subject at S P. -M. At
10:30 o'clock thl- morning lie will preach
on the subject. '"Obligation of Catholics
to take theirOSUiSter Communion."
Thirtieth Street Christian church,
Rev. W. It. Motlev, pastor?'Services
at 11 A. ?M. and S l>. M. Subject in
the ?morning: "The iReceipt for Pertf?
Peace." 'Evening subject: "Confession
First Presbyterian church. rRev. F.. T.
Well-ford, pastor?S.-ivices at 11 A. M.
and x 1'. M. iR'e-v. N. S. Wimble.
Bay View. Va., will conduct the servi?
ces. -Ea-ter -music will be repeated.
'Washington Avenue .M. 10. church,
?Rev. Ii. F. Bipseomb. pastor?Services
at 11 A. M. and S 1'. M.
Second Bti'ptlst church. Rev. ThVjs.
J. 'MaelOav, pastor?Services at 11 A.
M. and 7:80 1'. 'M. '.Morning subject:
"G-'xl's Signal to His iPeopie." IRev.
,J. M. I'iich.-r, D. D.. secretary of the
l?unday School and 'Bible Board, wiili
.'peak in the evening.
Chestnut Avenue .Methodist church,
Rev 'M. S. Colonna. Jr., 'pastor?Ser?
vice.- at 11 A. M. and 7:15 P. M.
'St. Paul's Episcopal church. Rev. J.
FranoU Ribble, 'rector?Services at 11
A. M. and S P. M. _
UOMK !?"OK I AI.I.KN WOMEN.
Meeting to lie Held at tlio Opera House
TucsUay Night Looking to That End.
A movement is now on foot in New?
port News looking to the establish?
ment here of a Florence Crittenden
Home fur fallen and homeless wom
6 On next Thursday night, a public
meeting will be held in the Opera
House for the purpose of taking the
initiatory steps in this direction. The
organization which will have the work
in charge is fully otlicered, with Mrs.
E. T. Ivy as president and Rev. Thus.
J. MacKay as secretary.
Mr. and Mrs. Draper, who are the
representatives of work done in Flor?
ence Criltendon homes liitoughsu* the
country, will be present next Thursday
evening to address the meeting, at
which ways and means tu bring about
the establishment id' a local mission
will be considered. There will also be
other workers from Washington. The
singing will be by the choir of the Y.
w. c. t. u.
Chance for Machinists.
The United States Civil Service Com?
mission has decided to hold an exam?
ination for special mechanics. under
the United States Inspector of Machin?
ery, at the local shipyard Saturday.
May 7. The pay of these mechanics
is $3.70 per diem.
Twenty dollars for one. Call on
Perkins, Duncan & Co. Now is the
time to invest. apr-5-2w
We've just received some beautiful
Boys' Suits, sizes 4 to 1?. They are
strong and well made?would not tear
if you hang them < n a nail with the
boy in it.
WOODWARD & WOMBLE.
?Genusne China dinner sets at $10.50
G-id up. Three 510.00 French China dSr
ner sets at $35.00 this week. 5C piece tea
sets, gold band or fancv decornt'i'ons
at S,.;,0. Adams' Racket Store
Twenty Dolla.rs for one. CaM on Per
Perkius, Duncan & Co. Now is the
time to invest, apr-5-2w
Mr. George t. Nelrris. -who has been
confined to his room for several weeks,
is out again.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lowery, of
Hyattsville, Md., are the guests of Mrs.
M. B. Slaughter.
Miss Betty Lewis, of Ashland, is
visiting Miss Hardy, on Twenty-eighth
street. She will remain two weeks.
Captain George W. Parker, of Smith
field, spent yesterday with his son, M.
W. Parker, on Twenty-seventh stret.
" Mrs. Bonwell. of Richmond, left yes?
terday morning for Norfolk, after a
short visit to the family of her brother,
Mr. Henry T. Staples.
There are a number of young men in
the city who are anxious to know if
there will be a naval reserve organized
here. The boys want to make a hot
time for Spaniards.
A special from Berryville says: "Mr.
J. C. Avis, assistant of Mr. W. Rich?
ardson in his drugstore, at this place,
lias moved to Newport News, where he
expects to open a drug store. Mr. Avis
is an excellent druggist. and will
doubtless meet with success."
Mr. J. D. Griffen, chief carpenter on
the cruiser Columbia, now taking coal
in tin? river, spent yesterday
ashore with a number of his
friends. Mr. Griffen was formerly at?
tached to the government department
at the shipyard and is very popular
The written report of the Mutual
Home and Saving.-; Association to the
commissioner of the revenue of this
city shows a steady growth of .business,
the capital stock having increased Brom
$2,323.75 to $22.023.G2 since the association
was organized here in 1S9G..
"Workmen have been busy in the last
few days placing a low fence along
the entire length of the bluff on the
Casino grounds. This fence is in?
tended to keep people from running up
and down the hill and tearing up the
earth with their feet.
Some time ago, the whole side of this
hill was stretched with barbed wire,
which served its purpose well.
The first house to be lowered on
Twenty-third street to conform to the
new grade recently established is that
of It. Hunter Harvey, between West
and Washington avenues. Messrs.
Chandler and Alsop will do the work.
It is only a matter of time when all
of the houses on that thoroughfare will
be lowered, as they are now several
feet above the street level and rather
too high and inconveniently approach
Irwin Tucker & Co,,
General Rai Estate,
We represent leading Insurance Com?
panies of the world and write
FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT IN?
SURANCE AT REASONABLE
IMPROVED AND UNIMPROVED
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
in the best business and residential
sections of Newport New?. ?
Houses Sold on Small Cash
and monthly sums thereafter, amount?
ing to about what Is paid for rent
Local Investment securties of all
kinds dealt in and bought and sold.
Loans negotiated on collaterals aavi
city real estate. Information cheer?
fully furnished to parties desiring to
invest or rent. Correspondence solici?
Owners of real estate and city secu?
rities are invited to list their property
with us for sale.
Notary Public In our ofHos.
E. W. JOHNSON
Contractor and Builder
NEWPORT NEWU, Vi?.
Plans and SpecificatP-in Prepared oo
HOTSJBK WORK A SPSCSAXiVV
Washington Avenue and Twenty-eighth Street, Newport News, Va.
Telling the Story.
The story of the store, setting- down the seasonable items, trying t? teil the story right, trying to tell it interestingly. That
it is well worth the telling is evidenced hy the manner in which our puhlic respond; that it is heeded by many is proved by our steady increas?
ing patronage. Will this careful chronicle of facts arrest your attention'? Will it excite your interest to the extent that you will feel im?
pelled to make a personal investigation?
Cleaning- up for nil Spring Dress Goods. Bigger Bargains than ever. This is your chance to buy a
fine dress pattern at a very low price. All the spring dress goods we have left we haye put them
together on our table and have made one price on them : your choice for 49 cents per yard. In this
lot there are 5-i inch covert cloths that were 89 cents per yard; silk and wool mixtures, several colors and
stripes, at $1.25, $1.00 and 89 cents, all marked down to 49 cents per yard. Better come early?don't
expect these will last long at this price. Your choice of all the fine dress goods 49 cents.
49 CENTS A YARD.
49 CENTS A YARD.
49 GENTS A YARD.
49 CENTS A YARD.
Black Goods Story.
Alight give you many money-saving
facts concerning our spring lines of
Wack goods; have only space to quote
: yfcu two or three of the templing lots.
'88-Inch Silk Finish Henrietta, all
?Wool, in blue and jet black; sale price
. 60c per yard.
" 45-lhLo Black Mohair Brilliantlne,
ieavy thread", fine lustre, the dollar
kind, for Site per yard.
40-lnch Black Figured Mohairs, Fig?
ured Crepon with Mohair strips and
aot, the eighty-nine cent kind, fur ?5c.
')? *5-tnCh All Wool French Henrietta in
ifclue and jet black, Silk Finish, hand
/some quality, the dollar kind, for Stic
ppSitoSi? Handsome Black Crepons in
raised effects, In stripes and figures;
hthese are the correct goods for a hand
- some skirt. $1.98 per yard.
New Wash Goods. \Our Umbrella Story.
Summer sewing is best done now;
as the days lengthen the desire for this
sort of work floes not strengthen.
That's why we buy white goods early,
that's why we price them so tempting?
One thousand yards White India
Linen, the tic kind, for 5c.
Twelve hundred yards White India
Linen, the 12 l-2c kind, for Sc.
Thirteen hunilred yards White Cheek
and Stripe Muslins, the Sc kind, for 5c.
Fifteen hundred yards White Cheek
and Stripe Muslins, the lit I-2c kind, for
Ladies' House Wrappers. Fift.i
dozen Ladies'* House Wrappers just
come In in light ami dark colors: blues
and blacks; special for this sale 69c
Tune right, stock right, prices more
than right. Hid,- that half worn um?
brella and get n u.-w one, good for rain
or sun. and better umbrellas at the
pries never went out of this store.'
So g.1 ure they that we will gladly
refund you the price [.aid if not per?
iSc, $1.25, $1.50
styles of ha
Silk Umbrellas, all
s, tlSc, $1.25, $1.50 up to
Fach item here is made of good cot?
ton properly fitted; well put together
anil nicely trimmed; and better than
that when you figure the cost of ma?
terials, the worry saved, the time
saved, you'll be quick to see the buy?
12 dozen Ladies' Night Gowns, tuck?
ed and embroidered yoke, high or low
neck, 65c each.
10 dozen Ladies' White Muslin Skirts,
deep ruffle and nicks, the dollar kind,
10 dozen Ladies'. Drawers, Muslin
Drawers, deep embroidery and hem?
stitched, sonic with tucks, 29c, 39c and
New Wash Goods. \Some Special Portiers.
Spring activity is most pronounced
here; there's a style temptation and a
price inducement connected with these
bright lots that soon converts lookers
About 100 pieces of new Percales. Or?
gandies, Ginghams afrd Lawns; some
very choice patterns, all new colors
12 l-2c per yard.
One ease of fifteen hundred yards 36
inch Percales, all colors and styles,
light and dark grounds; these are just
as good as the 12 l-2c kind, for 8c.
50 dozen Ladies' 'Shirt Waists, -all
styles and colors, 25c, 39c, 50c, and 75c
Fore-handed again, bought them
early, bought them cheap, home
changes are about "To take place, per?
haps you have decided to buy a pair
or two of new portieres. If so, buy
now, and here; you'll thank us for the
3 1-2 yards long Tapestry Portieres
in two, shades of green, old rose, sap?
phire blue, medium red and several
other colors; some very handsome pat?
terns: value cannot be beat, $1.98, $2.50
up to $4.9S a pair.
JLace Curtain Specials.
Should be of much interest to you
just now: not many pairs of each: and
those who compare the prices with the
goods will buy, if they've any room for
lace curtains this spring.
3 1-2 yards long, various patterns to
choose from, 50c a pair up to $4.98.
50 dozen Window Shades, spring
rollers, six different colors to select
from, spring at the bottom, the 50c
kind for 25c.
We still continue our shoe sale on the
second floor, where we have the largest
line in the city of Ladies', Misses' and
Children's Shoes; one special lot La?
dies' Button and Lace Shoes; these are
the $3.00 and $2.75 quality; sale price
Children's Shoes, Button and Lace,
50c. 60c,75c, 89e. 98c and $1.25 per pair.
Misses' Shoes, Button and Lace,
Spring Heel, 21-2 to 8. tip top shoe,
would look cheap at $1.50 a pair; our
AGENTS FOR THE
Washington Avenue and
Twenty- Eighth Street.