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lack of room, although -our Jluar -space tu grcatTT thtrn ten ordinary stores, made It Impossible- horotofore to open all
?bt.vo stuck, which will bo jflaccd on salo this wee. It Is our fixed purpose not to carry over any of these holiday goods
our goods bought for this holiday seile.
If prices ran accomplish the result of clen
A.fow-aJ-ttrosoXadleS' Ortk Dcstss. shap?
ed legs, fancy tops, full size, car.vofl lids;:
?Old.in Now Turk at S7.EU; our-price, 53.75.
A lew -of Umso Solid Inlaid "MaJiOKany
Desire, Fromlh tugs, jiooleys slides, excel?
lent -vrtluo itt Sift; cur ju'lin. $S.!tiv
CtotlniB "Trues jinfl Hal Racks, In oak
and mahogany; a useful article for ball
and bedroom, at SJlJiTi. 52-ZV. $5.00 and $&?u
A Strut mam of those Piano linlshcd Onlt
and Mahogany Hockers, saddle cobbler
and upholstered seats, from $2.00 to $2^00,
but a special line of them worth to
tlD.OO eatih, ai $4.PS.
Still? Oak Hall and Library Chairs,
Bumihos and Hocker*. ThlbfjT-flTG Oak
Sideboards, ranging from $23.00 to $123.
EXTENSION TABLKS, DIX1NO
ROOM CHAIRS AKT) CHINA CLOSETS
AT SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRICKS.
Lot of odd things to give to your frl-ncts,
male and female, Jardiniere- Stands. Tea
lint the active business or last werk lins enabled us lo move out a great quantity of good?, and mako room for, all or our r?
nlug out the stock. Wo append a Hat or special offering In each of our dcpai tnvMits . ^r*
Tables, Pedestals, Fancy Mirrors, Modi
clno Chests, Shaving Stands, front 70c.
each to tho finest made.
Many attempts have been made to de?
stroy the blank space of walls, or
to brighten up dark corners. Pictures
I contribute much towards it, but the ar?
tistic PAINTED TAPESTRIES, the pro?
duction of the works of tho world
renowned artists, .strikes the eye with
an always pleasant effect. The price for
them arc about one-fourth of the Inferior
copies produced in the old way.
1 A BEAUTIFUL GIFT
To your family is to decorate your home.
If you desire artistic work, with the latest
effects in Wall Paper, LlncrtlSt Walton
I and Plastlco relief, call on us. W'e have
i tho very latest production, many of them
I conllticd to us, and our prices are as rea?
sonable as can bo nindo for good ma?
terial, put up by skilled artistic pnpet
bangers and decorators.
CO FRENCH AND VIENNA CHINA
DINNER AND TEA SETS AT SPECIAL
PRICES AND WITH EXTRA INDUCE?
Your choice of open stock patterns from
which you ban make up your own set or
any style or number or pieces. With any
set from Jt'.OO up. wo give you a 11.00 carv?
ing set, fully guaranteed. FREE OF
23 Vienna China Dinner Sets. 102 pieces.
Including tureen, reduced from $112.50, to
GO Seta French decorations, regular val?
ue. $25.00; to close out at $14.93.
M Ten Seis, f.<; pieces, worth $7.30 to
?l".c 10, at |"..'.'S. and so on up to $123.
SPECIAL GUARANTEE.?We can re?
place any piece to any set, no matter bow
cheap, und we can Increase or decrease
the size to meet your wants.
Our op ring 'nst
tl?0 buyers, but
more sni p: I cs
Ask to see our
Cut Glass Mutze
Tumblers. U >\vls
Vases, .lugs, D?
prices and Cut?
We sold a great many last week because
<>r our low price! Those left we have cut
from 10 to 20 per cent.
We have a few line Princess Lamps,
complete, to closo out at $l.ot).
2O0 DanqUCt Lamps from $1.0) to sir,. In
I both china und iilotal. ALL EXTEAOR
I DIN A It Y VALUES, special at $3.?S.
I We have just opened a new lino of
Imperial Smyrna, In all sizes,
I More St Cecellns, gold fmmes, SSxSS, at
I Jt.Bb, 18x91 St. Cecellns nl fl.M. Photo
Medallions nl cents. 100 choice sub?
jects^ gilded fniiiics, 10x20, 2."? cents. Spe?
cial lot at KUii mid ii.vs. worth double
l hi so II ??)<>iiii< <.
All reduced, p'eoe sets, worth F3.&?, at
!> piece sets, worth f&.OO, a I (3.09.
12 piece rein worth J7.E0, at $4.88.
FOR DESK or DRESSER.
Ink Stands, Spirit Lamps, Paper Ciit.
icr, Seals, Match R?xes, C. & O. Trays,
Itnir Receivers and many ode r articles.
Fl.ih Sets, Oyster Sets, Game ScrV
tee. Cream Sets, Pudding Sets, Pto Ca?/'
Bouillon Cups, Bowls, Plates.
At spc-lal prices from $2.0!) up. ' '
HANDSOME IMKOES?all to bo .Monod
out at discounts, ranging from 10 to- jtp
sbr cctn. - ;?:, i
VASES AND BUSTS.
Royal I: bin Vases, Royal Hnnoveii
Vas : , Royal Sevres Vases, Bohemian
(lias Vases. T?plitz Busts, Marbles,
\ Rrr.nr.cs. pule) Jardinieres and Fed
< -iisls. 'the lust week all must be sold.
Rare opportunity lo purchase fine gooda.
Everything In our establishment Is marked in plain figures. Everything sold at the price marked, and one price for everybody. An Increased force will enable us to Borvo all with proper dtp ntlbn. Hoods will be held and delivered any tiny 'his we!c
Nos. 230j 2)2, 2 54, 256, 258, and Rear of 222, 22 [, i2'> to 242
IVI /\ I fSl STREET.
Ad Entirely New Kind of Fiend Discovered
by the Idler.
A RID THAT MAKES LIFE MISERABLE
Wanted Two l.lcnnscH?WMtcrn Cns
ion Iloyit IIiitp Itcvensje-n I'ltiqtie
Kit'nntlon in Illtotle Inland?Ihr
Uiit linnsu*. Dock' II-Tito Hol
Tllili! .Iltiyt Slop.
(Republlshed by Request.)
Good night, dear lieart, the shadow
dusk is falling;
In ail this lonely land there is no
The voices of |thc starless night are
You hid me go?Good night!
Here is the end of all our wild sweet
You turn your face forever from my
j. And this the end of all our futile
die am ling,
You hid nte go?Good night!
Thank God. dear love, the heart ache
and the sorrow
Are mine to hear; for you the dawn
**or you, sunlit and beautiful the
For me?Good night!
A colored man walked into the Clerk's
ofllce the other day and asked for a
marriage llcer.se. The usual questions
were put to him. and it was found that |
he already had a wife. "But l haven't
been living with her for four years,"
lie said In explanation, "and you can
give nie a license for divorce first If
you want to."
? < ?
Rome of our friends North of the
Masons and Dixons. lint' still rave nbput
the bloody shirt, anil accuse Southern
people of keeping alive sectional pre?
judices. Southern people have rarely,
if ever, carried their esteem and ven?
eration fir their great men to tt point
so small that they could not admit the
bravery of the men win) opposed them
and their ability. In a recent address
In Chicago President Andrews, the
brilliant head of Brown University,
eulogized (Ten. R. K. Lee, placing him i
In the same eaWigory with the great
m'.Hurry captains of ancient and mod?
ern times, even going SO far as to com?
pare him with Grant. Sheridan. Hooker
(?) lturnside and other Union generals.
This immediately stirred up an Im?
mense indignation in the hearts of the
members of n I'awtucket lit. I.) (',. A.
R. Camp, which met anil bitterly at?
tacked Pr. Andrews, and one of the
members of the rump, the medical in?
spector, gravely a net on need that he be?
lieved Dr. Andrews was out of his
mind when he mode the allusions to
Lee. Tf this isn't a confession that
Dr. Andrews' friend, the medical In?
spector, is out of his mind. If he has
one. then prlma facie evidence is a
? ? *
Here Is the way they do It in Kan?
sas. The following is clipped from the
New York Sun:
"Tile Town Council of Matlkato, Kan., t
Intends to stop by ordinance the sing?
ing, humming or whistling of the song,
"A Mot Time in the Old Town To?
night." At Topcka's fall festival this
song was adopted by the Karnlval
Knights, and the thousands who visit?
ed Tbpcka went home singing, whist?
ling or humming It until one-half the
Kansas population have joined in the
chorus, and in the towns it has become
an Intolerable nuisance. in 189-1 the
Town Council of Manknto squelch- I
the whistling and singing of "After th<
Ball;"' It passed an ordinance under I
the Nuisance law lining each and every
person CO cents for each nnd every
t!me he or she might he proved guilty
of whistling or singing 'After the i in II* I
betweens the hours .if 0 o'clock in the
morning and 10 o'clock at night."
The Western Union Telegraph com?
pany recently fired a hatch of half a
dosen or more messenger beys for
shooting erapa in the olllcc after the
business of the nigh I was practically
over. Tilt- boys luting around, after
getting their walking papers, until the'
night nidnhg-tr weni home and the
front ofllce was deserted. Then llicy
prepared a card and hung on the
It bore this legend: "Tins OFFICE
IS CI.OSI-II) ON ACCOUNT OK No
BUSINESS." The night operator, e. ru?
ing to the vestibule II couple of hours
?fter, and found the sign, which he
tore dawn as quickly as possible, The
perpetrators of the Joke, while BUS
WHERE THEY ARE NOW.
Some people live but In the past
And seem to Und existence pleas?
Borhc live but for the future vast,
lint now most hearts arc In the
Qulszer?What! You didn't fight
for the custody of the children?
Do Broke?Certainly not! Christ?
mas is loo near.?New York Journal.
I held a sprig of mistletoe
About her dainty head
And stooped and kissed her rose?
"All's fair in love." I said.
Ehe blushed and murmured In my
With a shy. reluctant air,
"You need not hold that sprig so
I've got one In my hair."
AFTER THE CHRISTMAS DINNER.
'WKl.L, IT'S BETTER THAN A SWELLED 11 HAD, ANYHOW."
? ti Kar
ig % The wile in hcrch.tml>er, t
\?S The children, ouite sore of
Now sing yc a Song of the pipe and the tow!,
Ri fol de rol lal/
King Christmas is with US, the jolly old soul,
Ri fol dc rol hit
the m lid in her kitchen,
one day without switchitr*.'
And grandfather, too, with his tn%y old poll,
.Sine, Tu ril I u rai, Ri fol dc rol la I.
Sinj; Hill to the Kelly, singHo-Misilrtoc!
Ri fol de rol la ! fiZ&fag
Z?cct Mary's forgiven her ranting young beau, lesSrSnijra S
N| Rifol ic rol I
And ail through the house is the sound of th
There's never a minute or second they're m
And Miry's as red as a rose bud, O Ho!
Sing, Tit tal I u raJ, Ri fol de ro! la !
d! ! '"'^SM I . '
REFLECTION OF A It ACHE .OB.
The good people that think it is
winked to lei their children believe
In a Santa Chilis are prob, ly tin
Same ones thai till tin m if inoy eat
the crusts they will make their hair
curi.?New York Press.
QuIsiKi : \Yhat tire you going to
do ? hen the football season's over?
Half Hack-Act as guide in a de?
part men) 'tore during the Christ?
mas rusli.- San Francisco Exami?
KEPT HIM FOR YEARS.
'Tis now that hubby finds, black,
Ills stockings are most bole-y.
Because his wife :it other work
is now employed solc-ly.
Slu; measures, Units und biles nt
Using her teeth as nippers,
Because her pastor stire must get
ills pair of Christmas slippers.
"When snuw bus covered walk and
1 like to walk with Polly;
She hblds her skirts above her feot
lu manner truly jolly;
And If It's Christmas morn, ho, ho!
Of course It's very shocking?
I guess I'm pretty sure to know
What she's got In her stocking.
BUT HE HAS A NICE BICYCLE AT HOME.
PAINUICSS T11 KN*.
Algy?Uo you want to please nie?
N n nette?rYes. jovo.
Algy-Then give your father some
eiderdown foot tear for a Christmas
gift.- -New Yoi k Joui n il.
Van fshe?Did you hang up your
Ten llroke?No, m\ dress suit, and
1 only got $5 on it.?New York Jour?
There's the llntn ss of the pancake,
As you nil have doubtless heard:
There's the flatness of poor 'Cholly'a
Con vi rsttt Ion?every word;
There's the liatness of the Inger,
Which ivo one and all deride.
Hut therb's naught can touch tha
Of IHo purse of Chrlstmnstlde.
? .Janes Itarrett Kirk in Brooklyn
The rttom was <!:irk anil dim;
I entered unaware.
1 snw a llgure trfm
Standing upon a chair
Under ihe chandelier,
Under the mistletoe.
I whispered, "Edith, dear,"
Ami - well, the rest you klior..
That is, you think you do,
Hut wait tint II you In nr.
"J*was n dusky mahl named Ohio'
Dusting tin.' chandelier.
HER REMARKABLE FEAT,
The sonhrotle got |,Cr ntocklnrr full
mi Christmas eve, and smiled to
I Ice Ii, .-,, i ? !is thrilled to see It
Jtut how .-:),.. bad to ptid to do It!
?New York Journal.
AT T1IK CHRISTMAS BALL.
She?1 hear yon advised our Iiost
css not to hang up a?y mistletoe.
He?Hut how dhl I know you
would he here??New York Truth.
AUNTY'S CHRISTMAS PRESENT.
'MERRY CHRISTMAS. AUNTY! HERE'S YOUR PRESENT." J
"WOW! MURDER! POLICE! OH?H?H?H!"
?Fliesende Platter. V
CHRISTMAS TABLE ETIQUETTE.
v n hoarding house table should be set for Us Christmas dinner.
-."?'l'w York JourpaTf
COULDN'T GIVE THEM AAV AY; ?'
"It would he dreadful to banish
Santa Clans and have no Chflstmas,"i. ;l
"Yes, wouldn't it? What would
we do with all the ugly, cheap prss-r" v'/ttj
onts we got last year?"?Chicago'v-tjj.;
A CHRISTMAS EPISODE.
T. tn?Marie jumped six feet when
I told her she wits standing under
Jack?Then you didn't kiss her'
Tom?Oh, yes. She jumped in my
peeled, could um i?- proven guilty and
no action w;?h in'.tcrti
I'reiicUt r* have curl' its experlc.hcp*
,'i.nu- time; und tins. ::i toe ; them:
In a litt!.' town :. t a tb.our.and in'.lo;?
nw.ty a pa; '. v. . nt to U".? b-;ti.'e of one
of bit member.-* to j.r.v a pkstot.tl r i!!.
lie iai:? the. dv*fl beSb No r.rb ? art \
IIt- raw the rar.i'.iy elating around the
tire In tho *iuln;; room, but whth be
rang tho hell u second lime none of
them made .: move lo comb t > the door,
>? including he wns not a welcome
caller, he turi' I on his hell and start?
ed to leave tin premises, (in his way
:?? the gate he stopped find plucked
four i'...o .i from a hush near the walk.
Almost Immediately a small boy Issued
the house'.Uld handed him a note,
which was to |.h* clfect that he had
In seen "to sieul" the roses, and the
ivner wanted a quarter for them, lie
paid the money rind went away, pr >
bahly a much wiser parson than before!
l have discovered an entirely new
und original (lend in the person of a
small boy who, since Providence has
permittbd him to bo horn, should l>e
confered as far as possible from the
haunts of men until he dies. This In?
carnate nuisance hangs about the
street corners and in weal; and piteous
tceies beseeches some one on the other
side ?if Hi.; street !<? knock nt the door
nearest t> him (the victim), saying ha
would ilu ii himself, hut Iiis mother is
iil in the l.ousc, in front of which he
has located himself and he Is afraid
;.. go very Tar away from her. Of
course the victim complies, tho (lend
disappears around the corner and tile
victim is left to explain in a less or
least satisfactory way why he or she
rung the door hell of a stranger's
homo without visible or tangible rea
I son for ?liiliig so. If the parents of this
' boy, If ho has any, were to whnle him
i within ah inch er his life ami then lock
him up on bread and water ueitll he
i learned some sense, the world would
j be better off. and the devil would be
: robbed of one of his most ardent ad
; mlrers and likely subjects. i
j Established fact: The superiority of i
the Rarmehto made by Rudolphl & |
' Wallace. I
A I'll lens'' man li.is succeeded in mar?
rylnjc three Salvation Army lassies,,
l-nli'ss same-thing is done to restrain
him ho is likely 'to marry the. \vholo
army including the bass .drum. ? .^Jjej
("lii. ar-.o man is an adept at in?kir)ff\?
hog of himself.?Washington Tait.
One .Minute Ov.ish Cure cures qiilekfyv
Th.if.i what you want!. J.- M^ftr'aiit?