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,THE WASHINGTON TIMES TUESDAY,' JUNE 20, 1911.
Washirigtonians Favor Balti
more as -Place for Demo
The work of helping Baltimore ob
tain the Democratic national conven
tion for the Monumental City next
year will be shifted from the special
committee of the Chamber of Com
merce appointed last February to the
conventions committee, and upon the
assurances of Granville II. Hunt,
chairman of tho latter, the campaign
will be started at once.
Capt James F. Oyster, president of
the Chamber, with the sanction of
the board of directors, given at its
meeting yesterday afternoon, will
discharge the old committee and as
sign the task of helping land the
convention for Baltimore to the con
This determination is the direct
result of an editorial paragraph in
yesterday's Times. The editorial in
quired as to what had been done In
the matter and suggested that no
further time be lost The suggestion
was acted upoh at once.
Action on Playground.
The meeting was a special one,
called to consider the Chamber's re
cent action with reference to the bill
for the purchase of the Mt. Pleasant
playground. After careful consider
ation the board decided to reaffirm
the Chamber's action In going on
record as opposed to any attempt to
break down the principle of half-and-half
appropriations by the Dis
trict and the United States for Dis
trict expenditures, but did not place
Itself on record as to the merits of
the bill itself.
The Chamber will defer declaring
Its attitude toward the purchase of
the playground until tho Commis
sioners have made their report to
the Senate District Committee upon
It is understood, however, that the
Chamber members favor the pur
chase of the ground at the northwest
corner of Fourteenth street and Co
lumbia road by paying half of its
cost from District revenues and half
from the Treasury of the United
States. It was brought out by D. J.
Callahan that the framer of the bill
had made a mistake in the choice of
language. and that as framed the bill
would take the whole purchase
price, 160,000, out of the District's
Presents Gift to Taft
The Chamber honored its honorary
member. President Taft. by passing
an appropriation, moved by Chapin
Brown, for the purchase of a silver
wedding gift The gift was chosen
immediately after the meeting a
chest of sixty-seven pieces of solid
heavy sliver and was sent last
night to the White House with the
compliments of the Chamber of
The directors also approved several
appropriations for the use of the
conventions committee in entertain
ing and seeking conventions.
Baseball Park Employe
Is Overcome by Heat
Hezekiah Niple, an employe at the
American League park, is today at his
home 241S Georgia avenue northwest,
recovering from the effects of bf'n r
overcome bv the heat yesterday. Xlple
had been working steadily for several
hours and then drank a quantity of
ice water, succumbing a few minutes
later. He was taken to his home, and
Wife Returns Home
With Husband's Body
Accompanied by the wife, Mrs. Eliza
beth Crien Martin, the botfy of Edwin
Martin, who dropped dead In the Union
Station yesterday afternoon. Is on Its
way to Raleigh, X. C, for interment.
Coroner Nevltt returned a certlrtcate of
death from natural causes.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin were on theh
way from their home in RaMjrh to the
North when Mr. Martin was suddenly
taken 111 a few miles south of ".Vashing
ton. Arriving in the city, medical aid
was sought but before the arrival of
the physician he was dead.
Dr. Blackburn's Body
Taken to Pennsylvania
The body of Dr. I.aac W. Blackburn,
whose death occurred yesterday morn
ing at the Government Hospital for the
Insane, after a service of twenty-seven
years as the pathologist in that insti
tution, was this morning conveyed from
the asylum to the depot at 8 o'clock,
where it was sent to Pleasantvllle, Bed
ford county. Pa. The body was ac
companied by Mrs. Blackburn and two
nephews and a niece, from South Forks,
There were no funeral ceremonies at
the hospital, but the funeral will be
held in Pleasantvllle, Pa., tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock, and the body will
be interred there.
ARE YOU FREE
Headaches, Colds, Indigestion,
Pains, Constipation, Sour Stomach,
Dizziness? If you are not, the most
effective, prompt and pleasant
method of getting nd of them is to
take, now and then, a desertspoon
ful of the ever refreshing and. truly
benehaal laxative remedy Syrup
ot rigs and Llixir of Senna. It is
well Known throucrhniit thet wnrlrl
as the best of family laxative reme
dies, because it acts so gently and
strengthens naturally without irri
tating the system in any way.
To get its beneficial effects it is
always necessary to buy the genu
ine, manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Co., bearing the. name
ot the Company, plainly printed on
the front of every package.
Woodmen Victims of "'"'"
Car Panic' Recovering
BUFFALO. N. Y., June 20, Hospital
surgeons attending delegates tothecon
ventlon of the Modern Woodmen of
America In session here, and others 'who
are today confined with Injuries sustain
ed earlr today when a Buffalo-Niagara
Falls trolley car caught fire, say 'all
The Injured are W. O. Brown, Halls,
Tenn.: Mr. and Mrs. H. I Loft, Chero
kee, Iowa; John E. Swanger, Jefferson
City, llo., former secretary of state of
Missouri: A. L. Reeves, auditor Missouri
State insurance department Jefferson
City, Mo.: George L. Bowman, King
fisher, Okla.; James 8. Horton, Kansas
City. Mo. and J. W. Carlson, Martin's
Tells Police Burglar
Broke Into His Home
Report was made to the police this
moming by John Holland, 1419 A street
southeast, that his home had been en--ed.
.trough a basement window and
fc stolen from his clothes. Detective
Mullen, of the headquarters' staff, made
an Investigation, but as yet has made
IN THE CANAL ZONE
Spread of Disease Prevalent
Among Native Animals
Authorities on the Canal Zone are ex
tremely proud of the sanitary work
done there, and the success In prevent
ing yellow fever and other contagions.
But they are having trouble keeping
the horses and mules in health. In fact,
the horses, and the usually Impregnable
mule, are having a hard time of it, ac
cording to official reports.
Th 4!hjiiia nrfvnflft amnnc h nnttva
horses in the republic of Panama, and I
It has been; giving- the canat authorities
trouble for about a- -year In the corrals
at Ancon and Gatun, as well as else
where. .lJs infectious, and is uniform
ly fatal Worses and inules.
Methods' have been adopted to prevent
the transmission of the, disease mechan
ically, "and the reports now say that the
epidemic has been brought under con
trol. The disease lasts from, a few
weeks to several months. It is accom
panied by loss of flesh, fever, and fre
quently staggering gait and weakness
or partial paralysis. Abnormal appe
tites accompany the disease.
As In the case of yellow fever and
other communicable diseases In the
tropics, files play an Important part in
spreading the malady.
Burman Keeps Promise
Made to His Mother
FLINT, Mlcli., June 20. Because of
the request of his mother that he take
no chances with his Hfe and desecrates
the Sabbath driving his record breaking
"BHtzen Ben" on Sunday, Bob Burman,
speed king, whose home 1b here, can
celled his engagement and will not
drive In the races here as scheduled on
'Burman's announcement caused a
postponement of the meeting until the
latter part of July when the speed king
will drive at the fair grounds.
BONILLA, ONE THE
GALLS ON BARRETT
Former President Visits- Di
rector "On Social Matters,"
Policarpo BonllM."' former president of
Honduras, and hn, Barrett, director
of the Pan-American union, had a long
conference today. "The conference was
of Bonllla's seeking. According to a
statement given out at the bureau after
Bonllla had left his call was "social"
Mr. Bonllla and Mr. Barrett being old
Franclslco Yanes.' assistant director
of tho union, was considerably upset by
the discovery, that Bonllla. had been In
conference with his chief.
"Why should Bonllla not call' here if
ne wisnesy ' aemanaea Tpenon lanes.
"Could we prevent his calling here If
we desired to? Is that any reason to
suggest ' that, he Is plotting a .revolu
tion under this roof?-
"Mr. Bohllla and Mr. Barrett are old
acquaintances, and is it unnatural that
Senor Bonllla should call? Probably
also he calls on Mr. Boot and Mr.
Bacon, with whom he Is well ac
quainted. '.Vlf you suggest. that Mr. Bonllla is
plotting a revolution' here, you will do
the Pan-American Union Irreparable
harm. This bureau is maintained by
twenty-one republics, each of which
pays its proportionate part toward tho
cost of maintenance." Do you think any
Latin-American republic would continue
to contribute if It fancied that plotting
was going on here against itself 7
"The Pan-American Union has noth
ing to do with Latin-American politic,
and it does not wish its name associat
ed with talk of revolutions or revolu
Senor Yanes refused to be quoted on
his opinion of Bonllla's real purpose in
visiting Washington, lt'is known, how
ever, that he takes no stock In the
theory that Bonllla Is here acting as an
agent of the Cientlflco party of Mexico.
A handle may be fastened on a steel
umbrella rod by filling the hole with
powdered sulphur and inserting the rod
Millions in Paper.
The paper making' industry of Fin
land Is now worth J9.00O.00O a year. It
was scarcely known forty years ago.
Restores color to Gray or
Faded bair Removes Dan
druff and invigorates the Scalp
Promotes tv luxuriant,
healthy hair growth Stops its
falling out. Is not a dye.
$1.00 tnd SOo, at Drn Stores or direct npoa
reccbt of price end dealer's name. Srod 10c
for temple bottle. Pbilo Hey SpecUklee Ck,
Newark. N. J.. U.S.A.
Bay's Harllaa Soap u aoeooiM
fsr Shampooing the bair and keepinf the Seal
clcaa and healthy, aleo for red, ttmlh eaappej
kanda and bee. 25c st Drnuitu.
KEFUSB ALL SUBSTITUTES
"FOR SALE 'AND RECOMMENDED
BV PEOPLE'S PHARMACY."
LONG KIMONOS, 29c
Values Worth 50c and 75c
Here is one of the biggest and best bargains offered in tomorrow's
unique underselling event.
Women's Full-length Kimonos of Figured Lawn, in a number of
pretty designs full ait and generously made garments in two attrac
One stylo is finished with bands of plain lawn down front and around
the sleeves, the other style finished with scalloped edge.
Choice of regular 50c and 75c values at 29c
It Pays to Deal JL at GoldenbcrgV
Seventh and K 7hc DwndaMc store
25c TABLE OILCLOTH Best grade "Sanltas" 5-quarter
Table Oilcloth, in white and fancy tiling designs. Sold regu
larly at 25c a yard. Sale price TWO YARDS for
50c DRESSING SACQUES Wo
men's Dressing Sacques of fine
quality lawn. In neat black and
white checks and floral patterns.
Choice of pink, blue, lavender, and
black grounds. Made with fitted
back and belt of same mate- OQ.
rial. Regular 50c value at.. &VK
75c TEA KETTLES Enamel
Tea Kettles. 14-plnt size the
regular 75c kind, offered in OQp
this salo at tdVK
50c tnd 75c HATS Boys' Sum
mer Hats of all kinds. Including
straw, felt, and wash materials, in
Jack Tar. Little Jack Horner.
Beach and other shapes. Sold reg
ularly at 50c and 76c each. OQ
Choice at UOV,
50c and 59c BANDINGS Fine
quality double edge Swiss Em
broidery Bandings, up to 7 Inches
wide. Choice of a large variety
of new designs, including French.'
Anglalse and shadow-work pat
terns. Regular 50c and 59c OQf
qualities at, yard &UK,
25c SHOE DRESSINGS Two
regular 25c packages of Shoe
Dressing choice of all the most
popular kinds, offered to- OQp
morrow at AUK
39c POLISHING OUTFIT
Whltemore's Combination Polish
ing Outfit, consisting of Polish.
Dauber and Polishing Brush, sold
regularly at 39c. Sale OQ.
50c BATHING SLIPPERS Wo
men's Bathing Slippers, In white,
blue and black; all sizes. Sold
regularly at 60c pair. Sale OQn
price ... &,
10c SHOE POLISH Four bottleB
or boxes of any regular 10c Shoe
Dressing, for black, white or tan
footwear; total value, 40c. OQ.
Sale price iU,
50c HASSOCKS 10 dozen large
size Carpet Hassocks, covered with
Axmlnster, Brussels and -Velvet
Carpets: extra well made, choice
of various colorings. Regu- nn.
lar 50c values at iU,
$1 .00 Madras Curtains
at 29c a Strip
We secured a lot of maker's sample ships or half pairs of Cross
Stride Madras Curtains to sell at very much below regular cost.
They are 3 yards long and 4Q inches wide; finished with tassel trim
mings.. Choice of light grounds with red. blue, green, and combination
red and green cross stripes. Many of these stripes are of the same de-
sign and may be matched into pairs.
Just what many housekeepers want for window and door draperies.
Kinds sold by the pair at J1.00. Sale price, 29c a strip or half pair.
Profit By the Big Values Offered at 29c and Buy
Needed Articles Worth 50c, 75c, $1 and $1.25
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For tomorrow's novel,' '29-cent Sale" we have prepared
some of the most remarkable values ever offered for this little
sum ,of money. 29 cents is the magic price that doubles and
triples the purchasing- power of your money tomorrow, and
wise spenders will be on hand 'to take advantage of the great
array of splendid economies offered in wanted summer needs."
You will surely find something you need in the list of bar
gains advertised in tomorrow's sale, for we have planned it
along broad lines and with a spirit that bears witness in no un
certain terms to the underselling power of "The Dependable
Store." No mail or phone orders. filled.
$1.25 White Oxfords
for 29c a Pair
50 pairs of Women's White
Canvas Blucher Ties, with tip
or plain toes; sizes 2 and 3
They're regular $1.25 values
but because the lot is limited
and sizes are not complete
we offer them at 29c a pair.
No phone or mail orders
Combination Offer, ?Qr
60c worth for
One genuine "Rnbberset"
Shaving Brush, regularly 25c
One box dfWilllams' Shav
ing Powder, regularly 16c
One box of Royal Violet Tal
cum Powder, regularly 10c.
One cake of Dr. Wlllard's
Peroxide Toilet Soap, regu
Total value, 60c Sale price,
59c BICE BOILERS Seamless
Enamel Rice Boilers, four-pint
size. Sold regularly at 59c each.
Another remarkable value OQ
In tomorrow's sale at , tiuK
50c GARBAGE CAJfS Double
Coated Galvanized Iron Oarbage
Cans, with tight fitting covers.
Regular 50c kind. Sale nn.
50c Matting Rugs
Sale Price, 29c Each
A big lot of handsome Jap
anese Matting Rugs, size 3x6
ft. In stenciled patterns, in
cluding floral, medallion and
Rich color combinations.
Ideal floor coverings for sum
Regular 60c values at 29c
50c CLOTHES BASKETS Wil
low Clothes Baskets, with side
handles. Good size and strongly
made. Instead of 50c, in this OQf,
sale at UO,
69c SAUCEPAXS Seamless
Enamel Saucepans, with covers,
20-plnt size. Regular 69c OQ.
value offered at uOK,
50c CHJGS'AWABE Sets of six
Cupfe and six Saucers of American
china. In ovide shape. Sola reg
ularly at 60c a set. Sale OQ
price ". GOV
50c MAIL BOXES Neatly Ja
panned Mall Boxes, strongly made
and nicely finished. Complete
with key. Sold regularly at QQ
50c each. Sale price tJ,
50c BROOMS A lot of 500 Car
pet Brooms, five-string kind,
made of selected stock. Reg
ular 50c value. Sale OA.
50c WIXDOTV SCREENS Hard
wood Extension Frame Window
Screens, 30 inches high, open to
37 Inches. Made of selected
stock. Regular 60c value
60c CHIXA PLATES Sets of six
Decorated China Dinner Plates or
Soup Plates, neat decorations.
Regular price, 60c a set. OQrt
Sale price uXJk,
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50c GAS LIGHTS Inverted Gas
Lights, with screw adjustment,
shed a brilliant light. All com
plete, ready to attach. Sold OQ.
regularly at 50c Sale price. J,
BATHING SUITS Boys' One
piece Bathing Suits, of navy blue
Jersey, sizes 3 to 10 years. With
each bathing suit a country straw
hat free the kind worn OQn
while In bathing. Sale price i7v
Boys' 50c and 75c PANTS Boys'
Fancy Casslraere Bloomer Pants,
with elastic bottoms. Sizes. 4 to S
years. Good 'serviceable sort .for
vacation wear. 50c and 75c OQa
values at 6iO
50c PURSES Silver Mesh
Purses, complete with long chain
Strongly made. OQ0
Regular 50c value. Sale price
Children's Hats. 29c
Worth up to 79c
Clcan-np of the balance of
several recent purchases of
little children's Hats, with
choice offered of values worth
up to 79c at 29c.
Pretty summer hats of rough
straw, in mushroom and ding-a-llng
shapes, trimmed with
silk and velvet ribbon bows,
also silk scarf. Choice of red,
navy blue, and natural color
3d floor Juvenile department.
50c TABLE COVERS 10 dozen
4-quarter size Tapestry Table Cov
ers, in red. green, and combina
tion colors of red and green. Fin
ished with heavy fringe.
Strictly reversible. Sale OQn
price J iiDv,
MUSLIN PETTICOATS Wo-
en's Muslin Petticoats. 36 inches
long, finished with deep flounce
of cluster tucks and hem. OQ
Sale price UU,
50c WASH TUBS Heavy Gal
vanized Iron Wash Tubs, with
drop handles; good size for fam
ily use. Regular price, 50c OQ
each. Sale price tdUK,
50c WASH BOILERS Extra
Quality Wash Boilers with heavy
bottom and strong handles. OQ
Regular 50c value at uOV
50c UMBRELLA JARS Heavy
Japanned Umbrella Jars, full
size, with neat painted decora
tions. Sold regularly at OQ,
60c each. Sale price UUJ
60c LAY ALLIERS Pretty de
signs in Lavalllers, with pearl and
fancy cut stone drops; beautiful
Dutch silver finish. Sold
regularly at 50c each. Sale OQp
Woodwork's famouB "Blue Lilies"
Extract, a high grade delicate per
fumA ltkod hv Dartleular
Sale price per OQ
ABSORBENT COTTON One
pound package of Antiseptic Ab
sorbent Cotton, the , best
grade manufactured. In seal- OQp
ed cartons. Sale price itUK,
50c WASH DRESSES Little
Children's Wash Dresses or white
Cannon Cloth, finished with color
ed border; also Ginghams and Per
cales, trimmed with pipings and
bands of plain contrasting mate
rials. Slightly mussed from hand
ling. Sizes 2 to 6 years.
Regular 50c values for
WOMEN'S GOWNS Special lot
of 25 dozen women's good quality
Muslin Night Gowns, with square
yoke of cluster tucks and ruffle
at neck and sleeves. Sale OQn
25c YITBOPHANIE Three yard
pieces of Imported Vltrophanle,
the well known artfl popular win
dow decoration. In leaded, stained
and frosted glass designs. Choice
of white, black, blue, green, and
red. Regular price. 25c a yard.
Total value, 75c Three yds. OQn
CHILDREN'S DRAWERS Chil
dren's good quality Muslin Draw
ers, In two different styles. One
style with cluster tucks and hem,
other style with tucked ruffle. Reg
ular value, 15c pair. Sale OQ
price. FOUR PAIRS for iiUK,
The well-known and widely ad
vertised Westphal'a Auziltator. for
the hair and scalp. Cures dand
ruff. Regular price, 60c OQn
bottle. Sale price iuK
50c and 75c PICTURES Lot of
large size Framed Pictures, in gilt.
aarK wooa ana metal rratnes.
Sizes 10x20, 11x14 and 14x20. In
square, oblong, and oval shapes.
Subjects Include scenery, fac
similes and heads. Sale OQr
price, choice idVK,
50c FURNITURE LINEN Im
ported Linen for furniture slip
covers; in plain colors and stripes:
choice of blue, red, green and
natural linen. Sells everywhere at
60c a yard. Full 50 Inches OQs
Wide. Sale price, yard itoK,
59c BED PILLOWS 200 large
size Bed Pillows, covered with,
heavy weight "A. C A." tlpklng.
in blue and white stripes, and
filled with sanitary crushed tur
key feathers. Made odorless by'
cold blast process. Sale OQ a
29c WINDOW SHADES Lot of
manufacturer's "seconds" of reg
ular 29c Opaque Cloth Window
Shades, size 3x6 ft, mounted on
good strong spring rollers. In
several shades of green, ecru, and
white. Sale price, TWO OQn
Regular 75c Value
at 29c Each
Comforts, size 36x54 inciea;
covered wun oest grade ng
ured sllkollnea. in llsrht and.
dark colors; I finished with f
Filled with white sheet cot
ton soft as down.
Get one for the baby's crib.
Sale price. 29c each.
A Record Purchase and Sale of
Choice of Values Worth $1 .50, $2.00 and $2.50
All previous selling records have been totally eclipsed in this unparalleled
offering of the renowned " " brand Neglige Shirts, which has taken
Washington' by. storm.
If you have not been here to secure a supply of these high-grade Shirts come tomorrow and make your selection. The assortment of pat
terns is equally as attractive as at the beginning of the sale, while the values are just as great. This gigantic purchase totalled 18,000 Shirts,
and they are all of uniform .high quality. . Thus the last purchaser is assured just as much value as the first.
These Shirts are the' product of the most noted shirt makers in the country a trade mark brand that stands for highest quality.
Materials consist of the finest grade imported woven Scotch madras, French percale, butcher's linen, feather-weight mulls, sheer striped madras, .plain white madras, plain
colored madras, linette, pongee, soisette, and handsome mercerized shirting fabrics. r .-'
All sorts of designs, including a complete variety of the popular light patterns in neat stripes, dots, and figures.
Plain or plaited bosom shirts, with attached or detached cuffs; some with soft French cuffs. All sizes from 14 to 7. , . J
The identical quality shirts usually retailed in all men's furnishings stores at $1.$0, 2.00, and $2.5 0, offered in this great sale at 69c ' ' '
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