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THE MOBiNTN'Gr TIMES, WEDNESDAY, ATJGRJST 21, 1895.
1 and Eleventh Stroets.
Storage i bouses d st, nearM
The Summer Stock's to
go now as quick as we can
force it ouC. Prices have
been cut in fourth,, in third,
even in half so anxious are
we to make big inroads into
this Stock before Septem
These values to give you
an idea of what to expect:
Wot th. Now.
1 "Alaska" Refrigerator . . S4S 0!) S88 00
1 4wt" Refrigerator -JO 06 SO 00
1 "Snoot" Itofrigoratoc. 26 00 13 00
l'Snoet"i:ofrIgerator . 20.00 1-' SO
1 "2weet" Refrigerator .. .. lh.03 1)00
Toir" Itefrigorators for 5 SO
"ToUir" Ice Chests for 1250
'Alaska" IJofrigorator for .... 11 SO
"Alaska" Ico Chests for . 4 50
China libera and Coolers for. ..v... 18 50
"Carlsbad" Coolois for. 4 00
'Pausy' lllters for 1150
Upholstered in Plush, for 511 00
Uphohitorecl in Plush, for 13 50
Upholstered In Plush, for 20 50
"Upholstered jn Plush, for 25 00
Upholstered in Cretonne, for.. ...... S.03
It-ant 1 bo the jeweler 'who
conies first into your Mind.
O be successful
is necessary to
give a little bit better value for 1
the same moiiej than they can.
Thoug-li we do not advertise
bargains in the jewelrj- business
as they do in dry goods I can
show you some veritable bargains
in niy store, which are wonderful
value for 3'our monej
A visit Jo my store will leave
a pleasant rocoJHxiUoa.
O. H. DAVISON,
. 1105 F Street K. W.
Beautify 3our store's in
terior by putting up Siemens
Iain gren Gas Lamps, which
shed a beautiful white light,
giving the stock a beautiful
hue. "We rent them for 25c
a month, and they save that
much in less than a month,
for thej burn the gas per
fectly hence less of it.
Grb Appliance Exchange, H?3 N Y Are
Wo think we can produce PRIXTIXO
that'll please you in evory particular, if you
give us a chance isthnatos furnished.
McCILL &. WALLACE, Printers,
31G7 E Etrect W 'Ilione. 13JL
A Perfect Laundry
Is not easy to And
"When found you should give it your
patronage Merit should always be
whether we are
Perhaps wo are
not, but j o u
would have to
no a long way
to And h hettnr
laundry is. ev
6th and C N W.
O g' ggOO -o-o--
NO FEE UNTIL CURED.
602 F st nw , Washington, D. O
Treat 6 all chronic nereous and blood dli
eases alcoholihm and opium halxt SPE
CIALTY Kidney and Bidder Trouble.
PHes. Fistula, Stricture. Ac PKIVATH
Eiseases positively and permanently cured,
ost Manhood restored. Consultation free
Ofricc hours 9 to 12 a m , 2 to 5 30 p nx,
6 SO to S p m , Sunday. 4 to 7 p m.
M.EItnY STEAMBOAT MEN.
llurwlinll Unll ConipanvV Eniiiloyo-
Entertained Many Friends.
The complimentary excursion or the em
ployes or the Mount Vernon and Marshall
Hall Steamboat Company to Marshall
Hall yesterday, like those which bare
preceded 11, was a most enjoyable arfalr,
and was attended by hundreds, the patrons
of the company, -who took tills occasion
to fehow their appreciation or Uie cour
tesies and kindnesses received at the bands
of the employes
The feature of the occasion -was the
grand ball under the spacious dancing
pavilion -which was tendered by the offi
cers or Hie company Another great at
traction was an opoii-nr cake walk. The
contest ants were all dresed In fantastic
costames At the conclusion of Uie "w alk"
the participants entertained tiie specta
tors -vvltb an exhibition of country dnac
lng and negro melodies
The committee of arrangements consisted
of Messrs J F. Branson, chairman;
Joseph McDovilt, and W C Richie.
South Carolina Election Ho-sults.
Columbia, 8. O., Aug. 20. Very rull re
turns to tiie Register, from the thirty-five
counties of SouUi Carolina, show that the
Democratic nominees In every county have
been elected, withafewpossmleexceptions.
Two independent Democratic candidates
may bo elected in Union and two negro Be
pabllcans in Darlington and two in Beau-Xoru
Intended to Seize Havana to En
force the Mora Claim.
FLEET ALL KEADY FOR IT
CubuV. Ca iiliul Wuh to lluv o lteon Hold
ITutil Principal uiril Interest Wore
I'ii lil from tlio CitntoiiiM Hovenue-.
Moru'n Waiver of the Interest Mndo
tlio Kxiiedilloti TJimeee aiy.
After many jeura or controversy tiieclaim
of Maxima Mom, a n.iturali7ed American
cilien, against the government of fcpiin
for Hie value of liib sugar plantations in
Culm, has been aniic.iltlj bellied, or rather
practically bo, for fci-ain has until Septem
ber 10th to .make the jujiui'iit
at ,111 early date was made &ome time ago,
but t-ince ttie cabinet council at Madrid
committed thegov eminent to lliat promise a
difficult arose (hrougli a further decision
of the council not to pay the interest on the
claim, amounting to about $800,000
It vns believed at the time that this atr
itude of the cabinet would result in senoufe
difficulty between the United States and
UXCLC PAM IMPATIENT
The patience of the "Washington jrovern
ment has been worn out through Spain's
consistent policy of making promises
and then failing to kieplhcni Soteriously
diil this go erument view the refusal to 1 a
the interest, that a plan that might have in
volved the United States in war with
Spuin, but probably would not, was de
cided on bj the President, Secrcturj Olnej
and SecreLiri Herbert
This was no le than an intuition to
scire Havana and hold that port until the
Spanish government laid down Uie amount
of the HiUreU or until cutoms revenues
amounting to the full inler"t, had been
collected at ttie Havana customs hotiM? by
Uie I'niled Mates officers, who would be
placed in charge The statement that this
plan was practically a 1 ranged is made on
the beat authority
In coming to Mich a serious conclusion the
adtnmiKlrution lound a piecedtnt in the
recent action of Great Britain iu seizing
ihe port or Curiuto, Xiuiragin. for the
XMirposeof colIeciingimUiuiinj claimed Tor
subject who hud suffered at the hands of
the Niearagiian goernmcnl during the
Rear Admiral Bonce, commanding ttie
North Atlantic htinadron, now cruising in
New England water, was selected as tiie
olfieer to command the expedition to
Hnvmrnr-ond his fleet was to cxm'-Nt of the
New York, the Montgomery, the Raleigh,
anci the-MiniieapolT-. at present composing
the Mtiadron ! evolution, the Cincinnati,
now at Kej "Yct. Flu. and uuch other
vessels Ha could be prepared for bin ice in
It ib ftat-d in this connect 1011 that tiie
evolutions which the btragetic squadron
is MippoMl to le practicing along the
Atlantic coaht are merely designed to
.satisfy cunoaitj ni to tile assemblage
of such a large number of 0scN
There was little doubt m the miud or
those who arranged the plan Tor the &eiz
ure of Havana that bpaiu would pay the
iodeHiuit ierj iuickl when she learned
of Uie ciiaracter of the persuasion to le
emploji-d by tills o eminent
'Hie wair of Mora, however, with re
gard to the interest obviates the necasitj
or carryiu out the plan, winch Siuiiu.
bj prompt ivi yineut,. would probably not
haie allowisl to procee-d rurlh r than tiie
receipt or an ultimatum that the interest
must be paid or llaaua would be seized
SOLD WOH I HkKS-sNOTItniS.
Knd Hue-ton Accused of Defniudlng
3'eoplo 1 1 1 1 ItoiriiM IVure.
Detecuies Carter and Gallaherlact nig'u
arrested Trcdenck HueHon, an itinerant
medicine -vender, on a warrant charging
him wiCi obtaining monej by fale and
fraduleul means The complainant isMiley
E Cox. the "Washington auti't for Fame's
He charges t'l.it niieston Eold to J W
Hawkins for 10 centb a bottle containing
a mixture w Inch he falselj reprctented to
lie the original Pnuie's compound, when in
fact it iia a worth!e-Enoftram
purchasing from Luliey, the second hand
bottle dealer, all sorts of standard jiatcnt
medicine bottles These, It lb said, he
filled with some sort of stufr, preserving
the labels, and sold them as the original
Hueston made the compounds at his resi
dence.it is alleged, and has been doiig an
extensive business with his bogus wares
among white and colored people in North
F1KIJ HOXES IintXED OUT.
"VVlmret4 on the Hicr Front Are
Alnuist Unprotected from Fires.
The frame building on the river front,
at the foot of Seventh street, occupied by
HarlKjrmaster Sutton and used as theorfice
of the police steamer Blackburn, had a
narrow escape from destruction by fire
fceveral nights ago
On the outside or the structure is an
Iron Tire alarm box The wire con
necting with the fire apparatus became
crossed with a live electric light wiie.
The interior mechanism was burned out
and tiie ironlwx heated red hot
As it occurred at nijmt the wonder is that
the building did not take fire Had it
done so the entire ricr rront, with its dry
wooden structures, might hao beeu
swept by the fiery elements
All the other fire boxes at the wharves
were ah-o burned out, leaving the river
front without a fire alarm service In the
event of a conflagration now the few
scattered telephones in the steamboat com
panies' orfices would have to be depended
upon to summon the engines
FBARrULLY CUT BY GL.ASS.
Whilo Crnzy Drunk Brleklnyer Fitz
fdinmoii; Hurt- Himself Bndly.
W M ritzsimraona, a bricklayer, while
intoxicated about 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon thrust his right arm through a
pano of glasb severely cutting and lascer
ating that member, in a house at Third
street and Pennsylvania aienue north
west The wounded man was wildly dnmk
and it was with dirriculty the police got
him into the Sixth precinct patrol wagon
and com eyed him to the Emergency Hos
pital. Notwithstanding that Fitzeimmons
nearly bled to death while en route to
the hospital, he Tougnt the physicians
savagely -with his remaining strengtlj in
the operating-room and had to be held
down by mam Torco while his wounds
The tendons of the bricklayer's right
arm were severed and his radial artery
cut in two.
The Evening: Times i& the paper
thut everybody buysl
BACK BROKEN BY A POLE
Serious, Perhaps Fatal, Accident
to Young Charles Eenner.
"While Pluyliis: with Other Iloyn the
Cedar bhaft 111 oho and Toppled
Dow n "Upon TlH'in.
Chirles Renner, fifteen jears old, son
of Stephen F Renner, workman at Uie
Union depot in Georgetown, wns puhaps
fatally injured while playing on the tow
path above the Aqueduct Bridge last even
lug, by a base-rotten telephone pole
falling across his back Two olhcr boys,
Eddie Renner and William Barker, were
also knocked down, but not badly hurt
With hnir a dorcu companions Charles
was on the ianal path about 100 yards
above the bridge, near the Independent
icehouse, and all were engaged hi boyish
games "Hide and seek" -was jilayed,
and Uie children had selected Uie tail
pole, which was destitute of wires, having
been unused for several years, as "base "
lh" boys in their game had evidently
knocked against the pole and loosened
its foundations, for ocry time the beam
was pushed it swayed and groaned
The boys were crowded around the pole
in the midst of Uiclr game, when one of
the ladb shouttd
"Lookout, fellers, it's fnlllug!"
There was a cracking at the base of the
cedar pole aud it, camo down with a crash
Into the midst or the youthrul Uiroug, strik
ing Eddie Renner, the eleven year-old son
and other lads, knocking them down but
not injuring them Seriously
Chatles Reuner, Eddie's cousin, wia
standing away riom the rest and the top
of the pole, containing pieces of cross
arms, insulators and nails, btriick him on
the back, rendering him unc-onscJous and
hiiiliuglum several feet
The StvenUi precinct patrol wagon was
sent for and the boy removed to the Emer
It was found that he was horribly cut
about the lower portion of the back His
left knee was disloated and it is ftaicd
the patient is internally mangled If &o,
he will die
Ihere arc several hundred unused poles
along the tow path, it is said and, rotluig
at their base's, put life in jiopirdy
FLED THROUGH THE CBURCH
Dr. McMurtrie's Dishonest Coach
man Caught in the Churchyard.
Ih1 Hud Stolun a Vullmble Watch 1fnd
Other Property, Some of Which
Dcteetivea Eoyd and Laccy pursued an
alleged thief to Uie -very altar of a church
last nielli to effect his catrture
Dr Daniel McMurtne, of the National
Museum, who resides at No 2000 S street
northwest, rcjiortcil to police headcroartcrs
Sunday morning that while he was bath
ing Saturdav at his residence some person
entered His dressing-room and .stole his
gold afcli, valued at $210, and $4 in
Dele live Boyd was assigned to the casp,
and he called Detective Lacey to his assist
ance Lit night the detectives traced .lames
Anderson, a former coichmnn for Dr Mc
Murtrie, to the Vermont Colored Baptist
Church They had good cau'-e to suspect
hiniof being the thief In response to their
summons, Anderson came to the front
door of ttie church Upon seeing Lacey
"Iwillsee you ina minute "
He then fled through the church to
wards the altar, overturning mourners and
causing some excitement
Running into the church yard, Anderson
clambered over a ten root fence and es
caped in the darkness, but was subsequently
The detectives overhauled his room,
where they found three -valuable hand
kerchiefs belonging to Dr McMurtne, and
are now looking tor the watch, and expect
to find it, as Anderson showed it to se
cral persons in a saloon last Saturday
night The prisoner was locked up at No
2 police station
WI.VO XAS UNDEIl AKKESr.
Charged with lln-vlnj? Attempted to
limn Leo Wah'H Lnundty.
Asa result of the attempt made last Mon
day night to burn the laundry of Lee Wall,
tho "cut rate" Chinaman at No 101 A
street northeast, Wing Nan, his cousin,
who does business just across the street,
is locked up iu No. 9 station, charged with
Precinct Detective Sam Brown, of No.
9, worked on the case all day yesterday
and thinks that ho has enough evidence
to show that Wing Nan is gudty.
A short time ago Lee Wall moved into
tho neighborhood and about a week later
Wing Nan found a great decrease in his
business Tho new laundry did cheaper
work and tho result was that it took
most of Wing's trade away from him.
Wing call"d upon Lee one day and of
fered luni $"j0 to close up his bhsiness and
Lee refused. Wing then told him that he
w ould find a w ay to close hun up
Detective Brown upon investigation yes
terday forenoon found two articles iu the
basement of Lee Wah's laundry that will
play a prominent part in the conviction of
Wing Nan One was a milk can containing
coal oil, and the other a half burned old
black leather satchel, containing some
newspapers and Chinese tobacco wrapping
Charles Shedrich, colored, who lives over
Lee Wah's laundry, stated to the officer
that he had seen a Chinaman leaving the
basement of Lee's place on Monday
night about five minutes before the fire
was discovered. He identified Wing
Nan as the man, whereupon Lee Wan swore
out a warrant for his fellow hmndry man's
arrest, and "Wing will be tried in police
court this morning.
B"oko tho nigh Jump Jlecord.
Dublin, Aug. 20. In the athletic sports
which took place at Tipperary yesterday
J. M. Ryan, the champion, broke the rec
ord for the high jump, clearing G feet 4 1-2
I Will Sell
A Brand-new House
Never been occupied, 6 Large
rooms, large halls and closets, to
gether with 5,750 square feet of
ground; fine water on premises.
Healthful air. Located half square
from Tennallytown Electric R. R.
Elevation 400 feet above Washing
ton. Growingsectlon. Price SI, BOO.
Terms, $200 cash; balance $15
HOME, this Office.
i How j
Can't you use a pair
at a third less than
' 'iirst-of -season' 'prices ?
Look at the difference
between prices then and
now. "Worth while saving-
SI. 67 for
any $2.50 pair,
an' $3.50 pair,
any $4.50 pair,
ail' $5.00 pair,
any $6.00 pair,
any $7.50 pair.
Cor. 7th and E Sts. H. W.
? No Branch Store In this city. A
MENACED MANY HOUSES
Fire Burned and Damaged Dwell
ings and Barns.
S- enil .Men Sllglftlv Hurt The Maze
Started. la. Thomas JIealy',St.ablo
mid Extended Along t hcTtinccs.
Tire was discovered, in a stable in the
rear or Thorn is He.iley's residence, No
10;t0 liindeiuibarg roid, alout 7 o'clock
la-t night, andfTiad It not been Tor the
prompt work'br tfje lire department the
many dwelling extending to Mount Olivet
Cemetery would perhapb have been de
sl ro j ed
As it- -was, the residence of Robert Ecll
and Henry Long,. it No 1014, was burned
to the ground, the ix adjoining houses were
bad j damaged, the woodsheds tuid sthlfles
in the rear were totally de-jtrojed, a liorse
belonging to Jilr Healj was urnecl to
death, a rirennn was hurt, and seveml
men-MIghtlj injured in attempting to hjvc
the furniture in the burning buildings
The propertj Uestroved is estimated to be
worth $0,000; no in'-urance
Slio-tlyarter 7 o'clock ilr Healj noticed
several children running from his stable
down the alley shouting "fire."
Mounted Policeman "V J. Kenny seeing
tho flames rode rapidly to Fifteenth street
and Alarv land av enueaud sounded an alarm.
In tho meantime Policeman Murphj had
sant in a local
The furniture in every house in the
nnighborhood wasquicklj brought out and
piled up in the street. The citizens from
squares around Joined in and helped to
fight the fire.
Messrs Rvall, iianion, "W. T Henricks, L.
M. Winters, and many others seized axes
and b"gan to cut down tho burning fences
on which tho fire was making Us waj to
the houses, but the flames were too much
Tho fire made great hendwa and by the
time the engines arrived the residences of
Messrs Manion, Loot, Bell, and Long aud
two vacant houses were all in a blaze
Engin'J companies .1 and 10 and Truck A
responded to the alarm
After a hard three hours fight the fire
was brought under control but not until
the residence of Messrs Long and Hell
had been totallj destrojed and the dwell
nigs of Messrs Hoal , Hill, Manion and two
vacant houses had been badli damaged by
fire and water.
During the confhgration there were sev
eral accidents "While Charles Hurke, of
Truck 11, was carrjiug ahose through the
alley in the rear of the house he stepped
on a wiro nail which ran deep into his
foot causing a painful wound. Ho was
removed to his home in the patrol wagon
L AI. "Winters had his leg badlj hurt bv
a large ice box falling upon it. He was
attended by Hr McAllister. Miss Mar
Hands, of No. 021 r street northeast,
fainted during the excitement and was also
removed tohertome in the patrol wagon.
HANK O'DAT NOT SHOT.
Only a Torpedo Sot Off by a Cable
Some practical joker placed a railroad
dynamite torpedo on the cable track on
Pennsylvania avenue, near Ninth street
northwest, about 8.30 o'clock last night
When crushed by agrip car the torpedo w ent
off with a loull report, causing some ex
citement on tfie crowded thoroughfare.
From this incident grew the report that
Umpire Hank O'Dajy had been bhot bj an
unknown man as he was alighting from a
The rumor traveled on the wind, and was
soon all over "Washington.
TOO CHEAP TO BE GOOD.
William Mann Sold Gold Spectacles
for Ninety Cents.
"William Mann was arrested last night by
Policeman TVortz on the charge of false
While the policeman was patrolling his
beat near Washington Circle he heard
loud talking in the park, and entering found
an old colored man and Mann quarreling
When the officer approached the colored
man, who gave his name as Frank Fains,
he charged the cripple with having cheated
Maun, he said, had sold him for ninety
cents a pair of spectacles, claiming they
were solid gold, but after the transaction
the victim had discovered the frames were
raion jn ideei
For This Purpose Gypsy Tribes
Are Gathering Here.
CAMPING NEAR EDGEWOOD
Floreo ItlMihy Expected Among tho
Elector Some Tribes Declined to
Ho Han ed How lnOneoft IieCiuiip.4.
Chief Ituxtuicd Older with a Club.
J'olico Came but Not Wanted.
Gjpaj tribes are gatheriug near Edge
wood and Aietropolis View, the spleudid
estate of Airs Kate Chase Sprague, tor
the election or a queen Their camp rires
are burning nightly through the woods
ljlng north or the Washington Outing Club's
grounds and so on toward the Catholic
New parties are coming in from day to
day, and it is expected within the next
two woekB tho roving bands scattered
through the woodlands" In that vicinity
will count their electors by the hundreds
Some of them are camped as far on tab Bla
densburg. The day Tor the choice and
coronation has not j et been set more nearly
than that it will be some lime thi autumn
The last queen, Priscilla Larnsou, who
was elected near Jeffersou-v ille, Jnd.
about ten years ago, has been dead nearly
two years Her death occurred in this
section, and she was brought to Washington
FIERCE rONTEST PROBABLE.
Tho oTico is hereditary in certain fam
ilies, but this leaves considerable latitude
for the exercise of choice, and the present
gathering will dev elope a fierce contest,
if jesterday's events inaj be tuken as an
mdx or what is coming.
The queen, when elected, exercises al-J
most absolute control over the roving
gangs that appear Trout time to time in
tho count rv Fide Her elevation to the
leadership is believed to bring her wonder
ful occult powers This includes the sec
ond sight, or power to foresee the future,
and tho use of magic for weal or woe of
those hhe loves or hates, even to the strik
ing dad of her enemies by the evil eve.
Th" woman chosenisortengreMtlv advanced
in years and witch like in appearance
Th" gipsies diHcr much in cleanlinefd,
comfort of living, and intelligence. Some
or th" tribiisgathered here are brown, dirtv,
hair clad, and unubte to speak Engliah
Hardlj any of them can write their own
tongue, except in the rudest way OtherB
are well-dressed and well informed and on
th" streets can be distinguished from the
ordinary citizen only by the most practiced
TROUBLE IN A CAAIP
The groups in the woodlantis around
Washington, one or two of which passed
late jesterdaj over toward Rock. Creek
'Park, answer well this general descrip
Hon But the deferences between them
may lead to trouble The Bate. and Bur
nett bads, which are encamped nearest the
Eckiugtou car line, are not readj to admit
a tribe of fifty, vv ho canie in from the North
jesterda-v , to a part in the election Mr
Bates sn id last night
"They are not Gpies,but Turks or Bra
There was a big row at the camp of the
newcomers about 5 o'clock yesterday
afternoon One or the men became ro
bellious, and thechief felled him to the
ground with a fence rail An unusual thing
then occurred Others of the Gvpsles,
forgetting their submission and allegiance
After considerable talk the chief again
asserted Romany discipline and sailed into
the ringleaders with a big club Three
others fell victims to his ire, one of whom
has a knife wound in the arm
POLICE rOCM) ALL QUIET
The riot and noise were so great that the
inhabitants of Brookiand were-alarmed,
and P J Mr.Vamara, a mounted police
man residing in Brookiand, hastened to
the scene of the troub'e He w as followed
by Special Policeman EugcneFollm These
found themselves unable to cope with the
angry gipsies, no the sent for the patrol
from the Eighth precinct. This arrived
with reinforcements of four policemen and
the hospital ambulance
But n change had taken place Madam
Burnett's band of Gjpsics near the Uni
versity grounds had noted the prepara
tions of the peace officers, and had warned
the combatants The police found every
thing quiet The services of the ambu
lance corps were tendered to care for the
wounded, but the chief said brokenly
and by signs he could lake care of his
The disturbance, so far as could be
learned, arose over a dispute as to the
camping ground The malcontents wanted
to go to the old camp in Berrj's woods
The men did not appear to be drinking
DEFENDER GAVE TJI
Vigilant Doeiileil tiie "Winner of Yes
tortlnv's Itncu by Default.
New 1'ork, Aug 20 The first formal
trial race betvvceu the Defender and the
Vigilanttogivc the America's cup committee
an opportunity to decide which boat
should be named to defend the cup was
held to-dav outside of Sandj Ilook in the
same waters that tlio cup races will take
place in, but ended verj unsatisfactorily
The. boats raced not only to give Uie
committee a lineouthem, butnlsofora cup
that John Jacob Astor offered to the win
ner of the majority of the races that the
committee should order
The committee decided to night that the
net two trial races would take place on
Tuesday and Wednesday of nct v eek
The Vigilant was prevented from going
over the whole course After she had made
her first round of the ten miles to windvv ard
and return, she hauled down her club top
sail, and then ran up against a wind that
burst her 31b into shred3
Nothing daunted, she ran up another jib
aud was proceeding on the course a sec
ond time, when the committee boat Luck
enbacu ran up alongside of hei when she
was tacking and notified her that she
need go no farther, that the Defender had
withdrawn and that she, the Vigilant, had
been decided the winner of the day's race.
AliliiKdon Goes "Wot."
(Special to the Times )
Richmond. Va , Aug. 20. Abingdon, Va.,
went "wet" in the election today, after
being a dry town for six jeurs. The ma
jority was 110.
Rabuteau's Skin Food
makes all wrinkles vanish.
One dollar a jar.
Great Closing-out Sale I
vji vans ana
Store crowded from morning until evening
with eager buyers. At no time during our closing-out
sale of odds and ends of Furniture, Car
pets, Upholstery Goods and Wall Paper, ,have the
prices been cut so low as now Cash or Value of
the article is not considered in this sale.
This is no marc-up and mark-down sale,
but a bona fide cut from the regular price of fully
one-half, and in many instances more. Our ob
ject is to get rid of all odds and ends and to do
it quickly Hence, the reason for this great
slaughter in prices. We mention a few of the
Odds and Ends and the closing-out prices we
have placed upon them:
1 Solid Oak Bookcas,3 ft 6 in.
wide, 1 it. 6 in. high, double
doors, well-flniahed, regu- CQ OC
lhlssale. . 4JJ.OU
1 Solid Oak, 16th century tln
ish. vanlrob9. bovoled
trench plate Jllrror, regu- rn OC
lar price $li This sale.... 4D,OU
1 Large Armchair, Solid Oax
Frame.l pholsteied in beat
mnllty VMltoa Itugs, spring Q-J nn
edge, was -ii. Now 4.UU
1 odd Sofa.ilahoganyflnlshed,
frame upholstered in Silk
Tapestry, actual value $16.
Now . . . ....
1 Alahogany flnihed Ladles
Writing Desfc, was 515.
ow .. .
1 3-pioco Parlor Suite, neatly
tarred Circh Frames, up
holstered In French Tapes
trv Regular price, U.00.tTQ 0(1
1 Mahogany finished Divan,
upholstered in Damask.
1 Oak Fra Tie Morris Reclining
Chair, upholatTed in Fig
ured Corduroy Former
price S1&.S0 ow
1 large OverstuCed Arm Chair,
upuowterea in nsured conlu- (fp "jr
roy Was sll Now
A number of Parlor Suites, Chamber Suites,
Sideboards, at nearly one-half prices.
Come earry if 3-011 wish to take advantage of
this closing-out sale of Odds and Ends at one
half 'and less than one-half prices.
FURNITURE AND CARPET CO.
New York Avenue, bet. Blti and 14th Sts
TUCKER IS' THE CHAMPION
Contest in Singles of the Cairo
Tennis Club Ended,
lie "VVus tn Fine Form and IMayed
Consolation mid Doubles Next.
The championship In singles of the Cairo
Tennis Club was decided yesterdaj at the
club courts on TJ street before a large and
enthusiastic audience The games were
all well contested and the spectators, were
treated to some first class sport
Tucker and Mills plaved the concluding
set of their match, which was postponed
from the previous day, Tucker capturing
both set and match in good style, although
his opponent played a stiff game
Chipman and Tucker then met in the
finals for the club championship Tucker
was in fine form, and his terrific drives, to
the far corners played havoc with his op
ponent The firstset was very cJosuf.b't
w as finally w on by Tucker, thescore beirig
Tho ne'tt set waa characterized by fine
lobbing on the part of Chipman, but
Tucker's superior volleying finally gave
hun tho set.
He continued his fast work in the next
set and won it, also the championship, the
scoro being G-3.
The first rounel in the consolation was
b"gun between Mussey and Crist.
The Karnes were closely contested, but
ilussej finally pulled out ahead.
To day tho consolation games will be
continued. Weed playing Young; Bojle
plays Wise, and Fredehne and Wmgrield
will also play.
The doubles will begin on WedneEday
and as the pairs are well matched some
excellent sport is promised.
The score Single championship Tucker
beat Mills 4 6, 8 6, 6-3. Tucker beat
Chipman 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. Consolation
Muss"y beat Crist 7-9, 6-4, 7-5.
and $3.50, but we are making-
should try a pair.
928 F St.,
MERTZ'S MODERN PHARMACY.
1 Polished Quartered Oak
Parlor Cabinet, French
Beveled Mirror back. Was
323 oai Now
1 lot Largo Wood Rockers
Well finished. Were $i50 Q
1 lot Ladies' Reed Rockers
Were-sia) Now. ..
1 lot White Enameled Tables
"W ere it 73 Now
1 Solid Quartered Oak Hat
i;acx. neveleu .French Plate P Q n
Mirror as 3b 50 Now.
1 lot Couches, upholstered in
flnesilk tapestry, trimmed
with silk plush and 6-iBch
fringe. Well made Were
512 00 Now
Lot of Cherry and Oak Parlor Table
that were $5 60, , i7W, aad 3 00.
Now sLTS, $!J.J5, TtTi, aad ja.
Odd pieces Best Qsptity rr Vrl
'tapestry Carpet .... 00l. Iu
Odd lleeea Best Body Bros- (jr. VJ
aais Carpet OOGi IU
Odd Pieces Wilton velvet "70- VJ
Pieces ranging from A) to 40 yards.
lie. Wall Paper Now..,.
23c. Wall Paper. Now...
COc. Wall Paper Nw...
ItrNS W EKE PILED THP-
V. M. C. A. Made T euty .even on tlio
The nine front the bindery room of U19
Government Trailing Office were easUy
defeated by the 1" M C A boys la tho
game at Capitol Park yesterday after
The exhibition was a long, up btttstrgg?e
for at no stage of the came did tho
Bookbinders nave the least snowing fortha
victory Their team was very weak, and
not only fielded poorly, but were at a
great los3 for hits The Tcmng Men played
superior ball In every particular. Sant
burne pitched very effectively and waa
evcellentiy supported. The game waa
e-alled at the end of ttie fifth inning oh ac
count of darkness.
This afternoon the Boston House Stars
and the Postoffkers will be the opposing
3l M C. A AB. R H. PO.A B,
Eolway.ss 6 3 4 1 0 X
Karns, rf 6 3 4 0 0 0
Brown 3b 6 3 2 0 0 0
Carr, c 5 5 4 10 0 0
Kellar, If 5 5 4 10 0
Towiif,eud,2b 5 4 5 0 11
Laiisulin.lb 5 3 3 2 0 0
Thompson.cf 5 0 0 10 0
Sanlmrntvp 5 1 2 0 0 1
Totals IS 27 28 15 1 a
p O AB. R. HPO.A B.
Rockwelhlb 2 10 8 1 i
SinleJon.lf 3 0 0 10 0
Gallagher, p 1 1 0 0 1 1
Shumway,.tb 3 0 0 0 12
Seyferth,2b 3 1114 1
Montsomery.ss 3 1 1 0 3 2
Fuhnnan.cf 2 0 0 0 0 1
Kistler. rf 2 0 0 O 0 0
Berger, c 2 0 0 5 0 2
Totals 21 4 2 15 10 10
ST M.C A 6 5 2 6 827
G P O 0 0 4 0 04
Two base hits Bolway, Carr, Towasend.
Three-base hits Karnd, Kellar Stolen,
base Bolway 2, Karns 2, Brown, Carr
3, Kellar, Townsend 3, Laughltn 3. San.
burne Lert on bases G P O . 6; r. if.
C A , 6 First base on errors 5T M C A.
7, G P o , 3 Hit by pitched ball Rock
well Bases on balls Off Sanburne. , off
Gallagher, 1 Struck out By Sanburne,
S; by Gallagher, 3 Double phiy Rock
well, unassisted Tassed balls Bergen
5; Carr. 1 Wild pitch Sanburne Timo
of game 1 55 Umpires Chapman and
A Pretty Shoe
is the Ladies
we are sellin"- at $1.95. "We have
them in all sizes in Tan, Russet and
Black, and the ordinary prices are $3.00
a special cut on this line. You
& DAVIS, INC.