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Opportunities for economi
cal buying HERE now.
Everything in the store is
marked at money-saving
The entire stock of Tennis
and Outing garments ONE
THIRD OFF of regular
$2 for all duck trousers
that were $3 and $4, and $ 1
for those that were $2 and
All Negligee Shirts at S3
$2.50, $2.25, and $2, are now
onlv $ 1 .50.
And the 51.75,, fci.su,
$1.25, and $1 ones only 75c.
There's extra good value
in that lot of 75c. and 50c.
Neckwear at 25c.
You'll never be troubled
with corns if you buy your
Shoes HERE, for we'll fit
you correctly, giveyou good,
reliable Shoes, and save you
money, too. Try us and see.
ROBINSON, GHERY & CO.,
12th and F Sts. gg
514 Ninth St. N. W.
For this beautiful Lawn
Suit, full skirt and large
sleeves. "Worth $1.50;
ours, 68c. "
Our beautiful Scotch
Lawn Tea Gowns, nicely
trimmed. Value", $2.00.
Only a few more left
of our fitfe tailor-made
Duck Suits. Sold
everywhere $3. 00. Ours
Apiece for Ladies' and
Gent's fine Handker
chiefs, colored borders.
Worth 10c Ours, 3c.
A box of best-Buttermilk
Soap. Sold everywhere
for 25c. Ours, 9c.
A pair Children's Stain
less Black Hose. Worth
10c. Ours 4c.
Apiece for Ladies' Gauze
Vests. Worth 15c. Ours
For 4 pairs Ladies' Seam
less Black Hose. Worth
15c Our 4 pairs for 29c
For a fine Muslin Short
Skirt, yoke band. Worth
45c. Ours 29c
A fine Muslin Night
Gown, nicely trimmed.
Worth 75c Ours 48c
A box 12 Washington
Belle Cigars a good 5
cent cigar. Our 12 for
Our fine India Linen
Shirt Waist Worth 78c
514 Ninth St. N. W.
PRIVATE GIL-I. HAS FHIENDS.
Petition for Clemency In Bis Case
The petition now being circulated In this
oKy asking executive clemency for Private
QUI, recently sentenced to four years' Im
prisonment for assaulting Lieut. Bcrkhlmer,
Is receiving a largo number of signatures
There are many people who regard the sen
tence -as excessive. Gill having been unduly
Those who have served underlJeut. Berk
btmer. It Is sold, regard him as loo severe in
his treatment of Inferiors, and many of the
signatures to the petition arc those of men
who have seen service under him.
Pytuluun Enjoy Tbemxelvcs.
Arlington Mounted Division and Wash
ington Division, No. 1, Knights of Pythias,
entertained their friends yesterday with
ftn excursion to Bay Ridge. Ta Wash
Intgon party was joined by a large num
ber of knights from Baltimore.
Tiere will bo t eatares of especial in
terest to yon In next Boiiday's Times.
SHYER MEETING ECIOES
Probable Effect of the Confer
ence on the Party.
WHAT IT ACCOMPLISHED
FolitlcinuB ot the Opposite Stripe
Do Not TUIuk.lt TVas a Hepre
BCiitBtlvo Gathering An Analyslu
ot tbo Delegates From an Influ
ential Point ot View.
The conference of Democrats favorable
to the free coinage of silver lias posted, not
like a slilp In the darkness, but as a vessel
In that dim, shadowy, uncertain period
which divides night and day. It was In no
sense of the word a clearly outlined, sta
tionary, determinable object, but a sort
of dimly lighted panorama, which leaves
the observer weary-eyed and dissatisfied
as to Its destiny.
The fact that a strong address to the
American people was promulgated docs not
In itself, politicians here say, constitute
an element of strength , as t he Bam? declara
tion of principles and set of resolutions
could hae been prepared with equal igor
and fortuitous effect by one man, unaided
and alone, lie could at. the same time, and
with equal propriety, have assumed to rep
resent the great Democratic party. But
assumption is not authority.
It docs not require an cxiwrt mathemati
cian to develop the fact that the so-called
silver conference ivos hi nowise a repre
sentative gathering of Democrats. The
roster ot the meeting shows that a total of
eighty-five members were In attendance.
These Include many who have lost (heir
right to vote by reason of long residence In
The effect he strength of any party Is
always estimated by tho representation
they are able to obtain In Congress. This
Is tho onlj tangililo gauge the ieople hac
1 which to ascertain the fluctuating
power and popul-irlty of the various politi
After suffering nn almost unprecedented!)-
disastrous defeat at the polls, the
Democrats will have In the next Ilnure
when the roll Is called 104 Members out
of a total of 356. Of this number seven
of them were present in the conference, the
jiost conspicuous ot them being Cox, of
Tennessee, Livingston, of Georgia, and
Jones, of Virginia. Seven as compared to
104 leaes an enormously large propor
tion of the Democratic membership in the
lower branch of Congress entirely with
The next Senate when It convenes will
contain thirty -seven Democrats. Of these
Messrs. Harris, Jones 'of Arkansas, Call
and Daniel responded to an Invitation ex
tended to the great leaders of the party.
Four as against thirty three makes the per
centage ot representation a trifle out of
all due proportion.
ASSUMPTION OF POWER.
In other words eleven men came to this
city and assume to net for a total dele
gation In Congress of 141 charged with
fighting the battles and protecting the
Interests otniorc than 6,000,000 Demo
cratic voters Thus It necessitates a
considerable expansion ot the imagina
tion to accept as a finality the assertion
that the meeting just concluded was in
every sense of the word a representative
one " -
'The question of the zeal or conscientious
ness of those In attendance does not enter
Into the calculation. The convictions of
one man, or an) number of men, are
not binding upon their associates In a
political party where the majority rule,
and hence the deduction must be drawn
by the general public that the conference
co aid under no possibility be construed
as hailng a right to speak for the great
party of which the) form such a small
As a matter of fact, the only object
attained by the meeting was the evolving
of a declaration of principles similar to
dozens of tuch documents, as are. almost
daily, at this season of the year, adopted
by some State, county or municipal con
vention and sent broadcast to tho people
There is nothing strikingly original or
suggestive in the papers prepared.
In addition to this, a number of gentle
men were afforded an opportunity of making
speeches Tills was equally harmless with
the resolutions adopted This will make
antl-campaigu literature of a mild type,
and In all human probability will not
change one opinion or influence one vote
nTtbe next election.
Auti silver Democrats say that to sum
up the actual benefit to follow the corf
ference it can be stated In a single word
nothing. It was made to serve the purpose
of a safety vah e for those present. The
'supercharged delegates temporarily In
fected the atmosphere with their indigna
tion and enthusiasm.
Then anadjourrauent was effected ,and in
a few long summer days the whole matter
will have been forgotten. It Is a bet of
gold eagles to hickory nuts that the recent
conference will not influence one vote In
the next national convention of the
Memorial Cunrcb Entertainment.
The Walker Memorial Baptist Church,
on Madison street. Rev. T. J. Houston, in
temporary charge, gave the first of Its
berlesof musical and literary entertainments
on last Wednesday evening.
Mrs Edward A. Clarke, former instructor
of music in Lincoln Institution, Jefferson
City, Mo , opened with a piano recital.
She was followed by Dr. B. A. Ward, who
sang the ballad, "The Lous Grave." The
speaker of the evening was Prof. E A.
Clarke, professor-elect of natural science
of Wllbcrforce University, who read a
paper on "The Mistake That Moses Did
The speaker scored Col. Ingersoll His
quotation from Dr. Willet's "Sunshine"
was a telling point In favor of the Bible
and its believers At the conclusion the
paper was discussed by W. L Houston, W.
L. Pollard, Paul H. Bray and others
His Check Worthless.
James H. Johnson is the name attached
to a bogus check for $32, which was
passed on a Georgetown druggist yesterday.
The man purchased a small bill of goods
and paid for them by ckeck, receiving the
change in cash. A description was tele
phoned to headquarters and he Is thought
to be the some man who passed the bogus
cheek on an East Washington druggist a
few days ago.
Tuere will be featnres of especial ln
terest to you lu next Sunday's Times.
Funernl of Thomas P. -O'Connor.
Tbe funeral of Thomas 1. O'Connor, who
was recently fatally burned by an ex
plosion of alcohol In Evans' drug store,
this morning occurred from bis late resi
dence. No. 1115 Twenty-fifth street.
Requiem mass was said at Bt. Stephen's'
Church. The O'Connor family bavtvbeen
.specially unfortunate, the father having
bun killed by railing from a building and
the mother died as tbe real of being ac
Leaguers Making Preparations) for
tbe Washington Grove Trip.
Epworth Leaguers aremaklngbigprepara
tlons for tho mas meeting of the League
-ta.be held at Washington Grove on Tues
day evening next.
Rev. W. R. Btrlcklen, of BalUruore,and
president of tbe Baltimore Conference Ep
worth League, will address th young
people on the topic, "The one thing need
ful." Rev, Luther B. Wilson, D. D., presiding
elder or the Washington district will pre
side at the meeting in the absence of both
the president of tho League, Mr. W. B.
Mathews, and the first vice-president, Mr.
J. 8. Barker, under whose department
that ot sp'rltuol work the meeting is
The tabernacle at the grove where the
service Is to bo held will be decorated for
the occasion, and special music, both vocal
and instrumental, is being arranged for
by Mrs. Mickle, district rourth vice presi
dent. Many of tho members are already ar
ranging to siwnd the entire day at the grove,
thus adding a pleasant outing to the devo
tional features oJuo da). A uutulier of
the leaguers are spending the summer at
Washington Qroe, and they will welcome
their friends as they arrive on the several
Tickets can lie procured from members of
the transportation committee at the de
pot at reduced rates, and are good upon
any regular train and upon tho special
train, which leaves at 7 o'clock p, m.
KEELEY INSTITUTE FIRE
Narrow Escape from Destruction of
the Asylum for Drunkards.
Tbe Pretty Suburb An likened From
Sleep by Shrieking; of VlilKtle,ime
Actlv e Citizens Work Vullantly.
Laurel, Aug. 10. The Keeley Institute
was only saved from being burned to tho
ground here early this morning by the
Laurel citizens, aided, by the hose of the
Institute and Its water tank.
Firo broke out about 12 30 a. m. in the
electric power house, which Is located about
fifteen yards back of the Institute, and
which supplies the institution with its
light, and tho plant was enveloped in
flames before It was discovered, or an
alarm had been given.
As soon, however, as the fire was dis
covered, the engineer of Uie Laurel Elec
tric Light Company awakened the citizens
of the town by continually blowing the
whistle at Ids power house. In a short time
a large crowd wasatworkupoiitheflanies.
endeavoring to keep them from spreading
to the institute. By hard and diligent
work, the fire was kept confined to the
electric plant, which was completely de-'
The cause ot the fire Is not known. The
crglneer states that everything was all
right when he shut down the plant at 10 30
p. m., tbe regular shutting down hour. He
Is under the Impression that the fire was.
caused by spontaneous combustion, as a
good deal of greasy waste waslylngnround
tbe power house at the time.
The damage done will probably reach
$2,000, tbe electric plant being worth In
the neighborhood ot $1,B00 and the power
house $500. It Is believed that Insurance
was only held on the power-house, and
that a clear loss ot about $1,000 will result
from the fire. The property of the Institute
is valued in tbe neighborhood of $15,000
PROPHETS .VEED GOOD MORALS.
Wentlier Bureau Employes to Be
Ke-pt to a Standard.
Each man In charge of Weather Bureau
stations will now have to report on the
qualifications and efficiency of his su
bordinates, according to recent Instruc
tions Issued by Prof. Moore, the new chief
ot the bureau.
Each man's general ability, his habits
as to attention to duty, and bis excellence
In general or particular branches of work
must be reported, and It must also be
stated whether a man is married, how
many depend on him for support, and
whether he lives within his means The
Inspectors have been warned against pass
ing dissolute or Inefficient employes without
proper report , and will bold them personally
INDORSE THE BOVCOTT.
District Assembly Arrays Itself
Against tho Ecklngton Itoad.
District Assembly, No 60, K. of L.,
held its regular meeting lost night at Plas
terers Ball, corner of Four-andn half
street and Pennsylvania avenue. The
grievance of organized labor against the
Ecklngton road was taken up and dis
cussed and the action of the Protective
Street Railway Union In placing that sys
tem on tbe unfair list was unanimously
Tbe street railway strike In Brooklyn was
compared to tbe present trouble here, and
tbe success ot that boycott was considered
as an example of what could be done here.
Tbe delegates were Instructed to caution
their unions to strictly observe the rule
against tbe Ecklngton road.
Tbere will be features ot especial in
terest to yon in next Sunday's Times.
He Was Not Balcb or Day.
Detective Boyd returned last night from
Washington Junction, on the Metropolitan
branch of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad,
where he was summoned by the sheriff,
who had arrested a young man suspected
of being R. L. Day, the college student
Mr. Curran, of the "War Department,
who cashed one ot Day's bogus checks for
$100, accompanied the detective. The
man arrested proved not to be the one
Tbere wilt be features of especial In
terest to yon lu next Sunday's Times.
Deputy Commissioner Wilson Is In charge
of tbe Intornal Revenue Bureau in the ab
sence of Mr. Miller, who has gone on his va
cation. Mr. Thomas Holcomb, Auditor of tba
Treasury for the State and other Depart-1
ments, has gone to his home in Delaware to
spend bis vacation. Deputy J. J. Willie is
Mint Director Preston has gone to
Philadelphia on official business.
Five Took tbe Vows.
Tbe impressive service of making religious
vows was held yesterday in the chapel of
the Visitation Convent, when five members
of the order, consisting of Bisters Angela
Preston, Stanislaus, Vincent Bacblln and
two domcsttosislers, Rosalia and Bridget,
assumed tbe saeroa responsibility. Rev.
Father Mullen, . J., of Baltimore, con
ducted the exercises, assisted by Rev. J. G.
Hagen, B.J'., who reourad the rows as de
livered by lie tisUrs.
Tbere will be features of especial In
terest to yon In next Sunday's Times.
of ladies as we
had yesterday very near
ly cleaned out the line of
but. that is by no
means the only bargain
we have. We never
heard of Tans and Rus
sets being sold so cheap
before as we are selling
STREET CAR MAILS.
Postmaster Wlllett's Views On tbe
Service for Washington.
A communication was received at the
office of the Bccond Assistant Postmaster
General to-day from tbe Columbia Heights
Citizens' Association, in which the request
was made that a tliuilti" tercet car mall
system to that given Boston, New Tork,
St. Louis and other large cities be pro
vided for Washington
The Idea conveyed Is the introduction
here of a street rilway mail eervice, in
which the Washington & Georgetown Street
Car line can be utilized, thus giving Co
lumbia Heights and Mount Pleasant the
benefit of tbo early receipt of the mall
and avoid tbe toes ot time that Is now
complained of by the residents of those
localities. Tbe Second Afslftnut Post
master General is absent from the cit) and
will be until September 1, therefore no
action on tbe communication will be
taken until bis return.
A Times reporter saw Postmaster Wille-tt
to-day and inquired ot bim what action
be would take in they matter, as a com
munication similar to the onesent fie Post
master General was received by bim.
Mr. Wliletr said -his office would give
the people of Moitac Pleasant and Col
lumbla Heights the best service possible
and tbatthc question was b'iug considered
at this time. Already there had been pro
vided .first-class service to out of town
places, and that the mall was now served
to Tenuallytonn and Betbesda. At Ten
nallytown and Catholic Universitr there
arc carriers and lnhls' opinion the service
to the District line was good.
Anacostla, he said, is the only place
neglected. It is the Jargest fourth-class
office in the District, more people living
living tbere than At any of. the suburban
He reiterated thatrthe remote points
of the District .were getting good service
wherever tbecars run: Only that Anacostla
has not a carrier.
Tbe Washington post-office, he said,
is reaching out and so far as the communi
cation received is concerned the Second
Assistant Postmaster General will give
It proper attoalion as well as himself.
The fact is ov erlooked, he said, that to
give the service desired by the citizens
committee money will be required and
that is an Important consideration.
COMPLAINTS WELL FOUNDED.
Inspectors Find tile Garbage Con
tractor Is at Fault.
Tbe proportion of just complaints filed
with the health officer against the garbage
contractor Is found to be a little moro than
60 per cent, of the entire number.
Many persons who notify the office or
neglect are found to be unprovided with
Uie proper receptacle, and these of course
find that they must themselves comply
with the law before exacting obedience
Twelve complaints 'were filed to-day.
On the 12th thero were twelve Investi
gated, all of which were reported to be
justified On the 10th eleven were sus
tained, and one was reported against
the complainant. On the 14th, ten out of
twenty were reported to have been well
founded, and on the 15th, jestcrday, but
seven ot sixteen were reported against
The health office has served a notice
upon a householder against the burning
or the kitchen garbage. This feature ot tbe
law Is to prevent the creation of foul odors
In the community, and where tbe burning
of refuse In the ranges makes the basis
for a complaint on tills score, a warrant
wul be served.
FDOil CRAY GABLES.
Bis Butcb of Appointments In To
Tbe President has made the following
Charles B Slmonton, of Tennessee, to be
United States district attorney for tbe
western district of Tennessee.
Charles L. Btrowe, or Indian Territory,
to be marshal ol tie United States for the
southern district of ithe Indian Territory.
Herbert J.Ray .olOkhihoma.tobe register
of tbe land office aKWood ward, Oklahoma.
John L. RichordsiOf Kansas, to be register
of the land office at.T6peka.Kas.
Lake C. Hays, df South Dakota, to be
agent for the Indians! of the Fort Belknap
agency in Montana.
George H. Cleaves, to be surveyor of
customs for tbe pott of Greenport, N. T.
Tbe President has; signed the commis
sions of Frank Rded, postmaster at Bis
marck, N. D , arid William W. Shanks,
postmaster at Odebolt.Iowa.
No Flag bnt'Spalu's.
Consul General Wllllan s has informed the
State Department that the general govern
ment baa Issued a circular to the principal
governors ot the Island of Cuba, prohibit-
lng the hoisting ot any foreign flag on pri
vate buildings, commercial establishments,
ri theaters without previous authoriza
tion. To Enforce a Judgment.
Edward D. Woodruftr to-day brought
suit against William H. Harris and five
others for- tbe payment of a Judgment
creditor's bill of $2,227.66, recovered In
New York on May 11, 1894. The payment
of the money is sought to be realized from
tbe sale of lot 22, square 109, this city.
Mr. Wilson Goes Home.
Postmaster General Wilson left Washing
ton to-day for his home, Charleston, W.
Va., to be gone until Monday.
There will be features of especial In
terest to you In next Sunday's Times.
TANGLES FOR THE COURTS
Knotty Legal Pointed Involved in
Street Extension Suits.
Endless Litigation Promised Over tbe
Proposed Flan as It Now
The proposed street extension ot Wash
lngtonnslatddownlntheplanssubmlttedby the Commissioners, will undoubtedly re
sult in more litigation in event any attempt
is made to carry it into effect, than anything
that has ever been ordered by a legislative
body. The bottle royal will be Inaugurated
with the Initial skirmish ot Armory H. Tin
glo, of Spring road, when his suit enjoin
ing the Oommissloners from canning out
their plan is heard In court next Monday.
A prominent lawyer. In discussing Uje
matter tills morning, said:
"The proxpect of long and intricate legal
battles before the dream of the future Wash
ington is realized. Is strong. What should
have been done In Gov. Shepherd's time
Is now contemplated and Is being done.
The delay has already proven disastrous
and 1 inger putting aside or the matter
will prove fatal. Washington must grow,
and her growth must be prov ided f or. Why
delay the matter longer?
"Just as lu this approaching initiatory
case, there arc hundreds of others where It
would seem that irreparable hardships are
to be wrought upon the owners ot property.
Scntlmentnllsm cannot enter Into the af
be confined and crannied within the Wash
ington of the present The outcome ot this
one suit will properly determine whether
the rule of eminent domain shall still hold
and this city shall be broadened Intoacrown
lng metropolis for a great republic, or
wlicthcr the sentimental associations of
some of the living properly owners or the
Dlstrictshall hamper the progress ot the
"In the Tlnglu case I understand the
pretty tour acres and more that have been
the home of the complainants for upward ot
a third or a century is to be almost com
pletely wiped out, leaving them three
wedge-shaped tracts ot land only a frac
tion as largo us what they now own Of
course it looks like a hardship
"But the government pays themfor what
land It takes and the very pretence or new
streets cnbjnces the value of the remaining
tracts until each or them is worth as much
as the whole or tbo original The house
associations have been martyred tor the
good ot tbe community'.
"Another thing, their lard lies immedi
ately lu the direction ot the city's most
rapid growth at present, and the sooner
some definite understanding Is reached
In regard to that section ot tho city the
"As I understand it, there is another
feature ot Interest in connection with the
proposed street extension. The law pro
vides that In a tub-dlvlslon when a city
street Is extended in conformity with the
new plan and It fails to coincide with
an extension already laid down, by the
founder or the addition, tho latter street
shall be abandoned, to far as the govern
ment Is coocen-cd.
"That Is, the Government will not lon
ger look out for the Improvement or pres
ervation of the old thoroughfare, which
reverts to the property-owners along it.
This law is to take, effect upon tbe filing
of the plats, and It Is easy to conceive tbe
rattier delicate questions that may grow
out ot it In the event bait tbe property
owners vote to do one thing and half vote
for another along a certain block."
MR. DAB5EY HONORED.
State Department Solicitor Becomes
Mr. W. D. Dabncy, solicitor of claims for
the State Department, has been elected
professor of common and statute law at
the University ot Virginia by tho board ot
visitors of that institution. The vacancy
was created by the death of John B. Minor,
who held the position for fifty years.
Mr. Dabney was a great favorite ot the
late Secretary Gresham. While E.ervirg
as one ot the attorneys ot the Interstate
CommTce Commission ho argued a case
bfore Judge Gresham in Chicago, end so
impressed thelatterthat when Mr. Grtrslnra
lycatne Secretary ot State he sent for Mr.
DabVy and offered him the position of
solicitor in tho Department.
Mr. Dabney was graduated from the uni
versity twenty years ago. Prot. Minor,
whom be succeeds, was his instructor In
law. He is known best in legal circles as
the author of a standard work on railroad
CLERKS MADE HAPPY.
Big Bntcb of Promotions in tho In
The following official charges have
been made In tbe Department ot the Inte
rior: Patent Otrice Appointment Frederick
A. Tonnart, of New York, fourth assist"
ant examiner, $1,200. Promotions: Ed
win J. Frindle, ot Pennsylvania, third to
second assistant examiner, $1,400 to
$1,600; Albert M. Lcwers, of Nevada, and
Webster S. Ruckman, or Pennsylvania,
fourth to third assistant examiners, $1,200
ot Indiana, fourth assistant examiner, and
Charles E. Hutchings, of Missouri, copyist,
General Land Otfice-rPromotlons- Jas.
Longstreet, jr., clerk, $1,4.00 to $1,600;
William A. Jackson, of Alabama, $1,200
to $1,400. Resignations. Arthur M. Hood,
lo $1,400; Mrs. Errma T. Morris, ot Mary
land, $1,000 to $1,200; Edward H.Hunter,
ot North Carolina, transcriber, $600, to
Pension OKice Resignation: John W.
Bennett, of Missouri, copyist, $900.
Poultry Show. Settled.
The directors of tho National Poultry
and Pigeon Association have decided to
hold their annual show February 12, 13,
14, 15, IT and 18, 1896. Three thousand
coops will-be brought into use. It is ex
pected that there will be exhibits from
every State, and at least 3,000 birds will
Golden Eagle Convention.
Tbe semi annuall convention ot tbe Grand
Castle, Knights ot tbe Golden Eagle, will
be held at Costello's Hall August 26. One
of tba most important things to be con
sidered by tbe convention Is the enter
tainment ot the Supreme Lodge, which
meets In this city October 8.
Gorman Consul Knighted.
Mr. Alfred Shucking, the- German con
solar agent In this city, has been tendered
the cross or knighthood of tbe Order of
Frederick, through the German embassy.
This was done at tbe request or the Xing
Tbere will be features of especial In
terest to you lu next Sunday's Times.
Scbotield at Sorrento.
X telegram has been received at tbe
War Department announcing the arrival
ot Gen. Schofleid at Sorrento, Me. Secre
tary Xamont Is now at Sorrento.
Tbere will be features of especial In
terest to you la next Sunday's Times.
.MH. AnCEN-STOCH. n"
o - i s - i
B9 wm -Inspect PubMo Buildings in
Wrfllam M. Aiken, supervising architect
ot tbe Treasury, Is perfecting bis arrange
ments to make an extended tour of tbe
Northwest and West tor the purpose of in
specting public buildings now In process of
construction. He expects to leave about
tbe 20th instant. He wul visit Omaha,
Kansas City, Portlant, Oreg.; Port Town
send, Boise City, Idaho; and San Fran
cisco, for tbe purpose ot examining tbe site
chosen for the new postofflce.
Later Mr. Aiken will meet Director or the
Mint Preston at Denver and assist bim in
Selecting a site tor the new mint of coin
age authorized at the last session of Congress.
Big Celebration to Bo Held in Alex
andria. The thirty-second annual celebration of
Emancipation Day at Alexandria on Mon
day, September 23, promises to surpass all
previous observances ot the day.
Hon. John M. Longston, ot this city, will
be orator of tbeday. As heretofore, the rep
resentation from this city will be very
large, and at least 1,200 members ot or
ganizations from Washington alone arc ex
pected to attend the coming event. Excur
sions will run to Alexandria from South
There wilt be fcntures of especial In
terest to you In next Sunday's Times.
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should enjoy the advantages
of a line of credit.
Do not think you are going
to pay more for the goods
when you get them on
credit. "With our new sys
tem you do not, as we can
Our credit prices are low
er than most cash prices.
Come and see for yourself
judge for yourself. You
have good sense. "We do
not wish to convince you
against your judgment.
Mayer & Petti,,
415 7th St. N. w.
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Pick blindfolded among
those Odds and Ends
and your choosing would secure you a value
which to be duplicated would cost you many
dollars more. The window hints at the big
buying possibilities your money possesses now.
Will you take advantage of it? Here's a few
1S Combination Waahstand and Writing Desk with crockery, now S5.35
tUTnrklab. lEock.r mahogany flnUn-ricnlj upholstered now $3.75
(20 Reception Chair Terr slightly soiled now S4-.95
915 Quartered Oak Toilet Table French legs 2 drawers oral French
35 Quartered Oak Dining Sldo Table antlquo finish Tery rich now.... SIO.OO
(10 "Sleepy IIollow" Chair solid oak frame upholstered now $2.95
H Black and Gold Iteceptlon Chair reduced now to $1.95
J5.M Oak Bookcase, 4 It. 6 In. high 3 shelTos now $2.35
16 Brass Enamel Bedstead 3 ft 8 In reduced to $7.90
JUOnyi and Nickel Table reduced to S4.95
New York Avenue, bet. 13th and 14th Sts.
Agency for the Celebrated Columbia Automatic Filter.
Do You Like This Weather ?
Do you not think you would feel more comfortabe
with a light Summer suit on? We are getting1 rid-of
ours at nominal prices we are obliged to get rid of
Summer stock, but the Summer is by no means over yet.
We "have a few of those pants left at $1.63 not
many they are selling so fast no wonder a $5.00
pair of pants for SI. 63 is not to be picked up every day I
they are worth from S2.S0 to $5.00.
You had better drop round. and see whether we
have a pair that will fit you.
NewTork Clothing House,
311 Seventh St. N. W.
Closing out Sale
You'll save money by
supplying your pres
ent and future Shoe
needs to-morrow at
WM. HAHN & COS,
Reliable Shoe llonscs,
930 and 932 7th St.
1914-and 1916 Pa. Ave.
233 Pa. Ave. S. E.
To-day buys a box of fifty
To-day buys a forti cent Jar of
To-day buys a pound of best
To-day buys throe pounds of
best MIXED CAKES.
To-day buys three pekgs of
To-day buys two lbs of bast
JAVA and MOCHA
729-731 7th St.
That east window of
ours is attracting a whole
lot of attention; people
stand in front of it study
ing the cut and style of
and first thing we know
they are inside trying one
on; they never go out dis
appointed for our Suits
are made to fit. These
$7.50 suits are regular
$10, $12, and $15 goods
but we have "chopped"
prices to make from for
M. Dyrenforth & Co
621 Penna. Ave.,
Under Metropolitan Hotel.
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