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Cotton Wash Goods* valub5arb8c.to.qc.
If low prices could hurt the goods, these Cotton Wash
Fabrics would be ruincd beyond redemption. Prices are so far
below valucs that perccntages nre no good to figure the savlng.
,We don't give many detaila, but we classify them for your con*
venience. YotiVe seen the goods, perhaps, but not these prices:
2il-4c. for 8<_ Jffingllsh D mlt M
nnd Batlste?fnney printlng nnd solld
3 a-4o. for lQo. Bntlsto?llght nnd
dark grounds?some 40-lnch.
Bc. for vnlues to 17o. ln Embrold
.rrd Swlss, Dlmlty Cords nnd Im?
T B-4c for vnhics to 2214c ln Mer
eerized MousseJlnos-llght and dnrK
grounds?eome wlth slde band, others
wlth Foulard, Dresden and Molro ef*
80. for vattiei to 28o. ln Merce?
rlzed Sllk Ginghamg, Pt.ue Welts
nnd Flemlsh Lnco Strlpes.
0 H-4c. for 26o. Mercerl_ed Foul
121-3_. for valnes to BOo. In im?
ported Moussellnes, Qrenadlnes and
Tf we had not done a tlp-top business in the Women's Sult
and Shlrt-Waist Department we could not sell at these prices.
You can see for yourself they are a fourth to a half less than we
ftjd for them. Some shoppers thlnk an article is too high even
to ask the price?no fear of that here.
Suits and Sklrts.
81.TB each for nll the $5 Lawn and
Mndras Shlrt-Walst Suits.
8...0S for $6.50 Li^n Snlts.
fjw.l>8 for $7.60 Pure llnen Suits.
?JB for Flne $10 Llnen and Lawn
97.BO for Flne $16 Mull and Llnen
$8.65 for $0.50 Mercerlsed Foulard
91 for $2.08 Waah Sklrts.
81.50 for $3..8 .Whlte and Blaok
Duck Sklrts?double Sklrts?nlcely
trlmmed. j /
82.48 for $5 Tallor-Made Llnen
85 for $10 Pure Llnen Sklrts, trlm-"'
med wlth Cluny lnoo and embrold?
8T.50 for $16 and $16.60 Tallor
82.08 for $8.60 Wool Dress Sklrts.
$1 each?Children's Fall Reefers?
83.GO eaoh?Women's Sllk Coats.
S2.f>8 for $6 Covert Cloth Uacket3.
81.50 for $2.08 Lawn Dresslng
BOc. and fl for $1 nnd $1.85
Sacques. _ __, ,
8Bc. for $1.60 Lawn and Percale
10c. for 39c. Dalnty Muslln Caps?
tucks, embroldery and rlbbon trlm?
BOc. for 76c. and 80c. Caps.
OOc. for $1 Prlncess Dress?entlre
wnlst tucked?slzes to 5 years.
SBc. for $1.50 Low-Neck Dresses?
lace nnd rlbbon trlmmed.
$1.45 for $2.50 and $3 Perslnn
Lawn Dresses?long waist, blouso
effect. __ '?? _
81.05 for $2.08 Sllk and Chlffon
Hats?lace and rlbbon rosettes.
20o for 50c, Muslln Gulmps?tucks
and embroldery yoke?slzes to 10
yenrs. __ '
lltc. for 25c. Drawers Bodtes.
, Shlrt Waists.
JlBo. for 86c Lawn Waists.
4Bc. for 76c. Waists?8 styles.
75c. for $1.50 Walgts. Ince rucks
nnd embroidory trlmmed.
$1.45 ench?Lot of tho finest
quality $4 and $6 Waists?only size
"$l.BO for $8.46 Waists?several
$1.08 for $8.08 Waists?handsome
)y trlmmed wlth tucks, homstitchlng,
lace and embroldery.
$2.08 for $4 Embroldered nnd
Shlrred Whlte China Sllk Waists.
65c. for $1 and $1.60 Coutil Cor?
sets? Invlslblo laclng.
fl.50 R. & G. Corsets, adapted to
full flgures?slzes to 86.
BOc. each?Summer Tape Glrdle.
92 each?Warnor's Batiste Cor
_ets?hose supportor nttnched.
fl.SO each?Thomson's Grana
Duchesse" Corsets?batiste or cou
TBo. caoh?C. B. Corsets?long
6Bo. for $1.50 Appllque Scarfs and
Plllow Shams. - .
85c. and $1 each for lot Stamped
Llnon Centreplocos?were to $2.60.
25c' for 60c. and 76o. Cushion
Tops. , _
50c. for 89c. Lithograph and Tap
estry Cushion Tops.
25o. caoh?Hemstltched Stamped
Llnen Tray Covers.
BOo. for 75c. French Satteen Lam
brequlns?2.4 yards long.
$1 for $2.50 All-Wool Sittts?slzes
. and 5 years.
$2.50 for $4.50 All-Wool Blue Serge
Suits. _ . _ _
$2.25 for $3.50 All-Wool Surts.
48c. for 98c, Wool Knee Trousers.
$2.25 for $4.50 Norfolk Sailor
SOo. for 69c. to $1 Straw Hats.
50c. for 76c. Corduroy Knee Trou?
85c. for $1 Wash Suits.
All kinds of Carpets have been advanced in price.
Many housekeepers have seen the advantage of buying their fall
Carpets and Rugs now. Are you going to walt untll it is too
iate-and pay 50 per cent. more? We will keep them for you
until they are wanted. Nothing is gained by delay; on the other
hand. a dollar now will jdo the work of a dollar and a half m Oc?
Carpets and Mattings.
Any style Carpet you select
one-fourth less than last year's
prices, and one-third to a half
less than what they will be in
All our China and Japanese
Mattings at half and less of
first of the season's prices.
'Lf rui-ks and Suit Cases.
$140'snd $1.08 for $3 nnd $2.50
Round-Top Matal Trunks. '
88.50 for $4.50 Canvas-Covered
Ro'lle'r-Tray Trunks. ...?
81.25 for _4-ii.cn Brass-Bound Sult
$2.50 each?White Bnamel Beds
wlth brass knobs.
84.50 each?Whlte Einamel Beds,
wlth brnss knobs and rods.
$25 to $40 eaoh? Brass Buds,
worth a third more.
$0.75 a palr for $12.60 Irish Polnt
Laoo Curtains?2 and .1 palrs' of one
design?massive allover work.
$0 n pnlr for $12 Dalnty Brussels
Lace Curtains?4 yards long.
$2.50 a palr for $6 Venetlan Lace
Curtains?a llttlo solled ln handllng.
OOc. a palr for $1.40 Lace Curtains
$10 for n regular $50 Ball-Benring
Drop-Head Sewlng Machlne?full set
$50,000 in Merchandise
20 Per Cent. Below Cost.
*. -i _i_ it__, _____ ,'n.rnr.iiSlp.9 T.IiIhI u nvnr with us a minute, and then decide. As a
Does thathead to ?MJQU"JG*7CGnt lJP8* IXrfa store like Cohen's is peouliar to thesoa
season draws to a o108^^0;^1?^^^; ?f ?rf?in80ii! you havo .help.d to make this business
son. We dan not onry ?fJ?M? ^^^-^iif. We have these many thousands of
^l^^X^U^^ fc^rsolf-evident p-oposition-an axiom. What is
tbe answer ? If they will not sell at the prices
flake Prices That Will Sell Them.
s^rn^rc/^'tSgTz^ta'^u&*m?!_?..__ .l .
b"llywtTon1'SpLuo1anTinc? *<_, by **____? P*? ?"~.l^ ?** ?? - ?? i"4" *.
morrow you will admit we aro right. ? .
ALL dlteATLY REDUCED.
We can't say too much about these White Goods. Rich?
mond shoppers have never seen the like; Cohen's has never
given better values. Why, some of them are a third?think of
it?a third of this year's prices. The reduction nfifects all the
finesfc and sheerest, and the most subBtantial lcinds?imported as
well as home-made. Come to-morrow, examine the goods
. closely and buy?if you don't need them now you will in a
month, then you can't get them at these prices.
-Sc, for 25c. All-Tucked Nalnsooks
and Creponocto Sultlngs.
8c. for 16 _>3c. Sbeer DImtUos?
checks nnd strlpes.
7 8-4c. for _2V_c. Sheor Strlped
Persian Lawn and Madras.
12 l-2o. for lBo. Sheer Plald Naln?
12 1-2c, for 25o. Mercerlzcd Strlped
O 3-4c. for 10 2-8o, Faney Strlped
_?2-3c. for Bheerest 2Bc. Persian
K 8-4o. for
Oo. for 15o. Checkod Nalnsooks?
flne for children's school aprons.
T 8-4c. for i2 V_c. Book-Fold Indla
Mull. , _
19c. to aoe. a yara?Mercerfeed
Satln Damask, for fall waists?
?worth one-halC more.
10c. for 35c. Flne French Organ
dles?68 Inches wlde.
IS l-2o. for sheerest 25c. Persian
Lawns and Indla Llnons.
>i_ _? ?T J ~_SEE IF THEY ARE NOT
Muslin Underwear. half of values i
There are no other goods more staple than Muslin Under?
wear?getting them at half price is like finding money. We want
you to exarnine them thoroughly and see if you can buy the rna
terials?allow yourself sewing wages?and make them for twice
what we ask. Read the details and get an idea as to values:
2nc. for 50c. Walklng Longth Sklrts
?tucked and ruffled.
83c. for 65o. Sklrts?full wldth?
tucked nnd laco trimmed.
00c. for $1.12% Cambrlc Sklrts?
rufflo of lace lnsortlon and edglng. ?
SOo. for .1.25 Sklrts?knee-deep
flounco of tucks, lace lnsertlon and
30c. for 59c Gowns; tucked yoke;
embroidery nnd Ince lnsertlon.
OOo. for 90c. Cambrlc Gowns?V
or square neck?tucks and embroid?
BBc. for $1 Cambrlo Gowns?yoke
of embroidery lnsertlon?tucked ruf
70c. for $1.25 Cambrlc or Naln
sook Gowns?a dozon styles.
08c. for $1.50 Flne Nalnsook
Gowns, daintlly .trimmed wlth ftno
embroidery?yoke clustcr tucks and
12 l-2o. for 19c. Full-Front Cam?
brlo Corsot Covers.
21o. for 39c. Full-Front Cambrlo
Corsot Covers?embroidery or tucks.
2Bc. for 50c. Full-Front Lacc-Trlm
med Cambrlc Corsot Covers?rlbbon
07c. for $1.25 Flne Nalnsook Cor?
sot Covers, enUro front laco lnsertlon
and tucks; tucked back; rlbbon
drawn neck and walst.
lBo. for 25c. Drawers?hemstltohed
17o. for 29c. Drawers?tucked and
20o. for 60a Umbrella Drawers?
homsUtohed, tucked or lace trim?
BOo. for 86o. Cambrlo Drawers?
lace or embroidery trimmed.
(Maln and Second Floors.)
j August is Linen Buying Time.
Before it is too late take a look through your Linen stock
and see what you need?delay will bring disappointment. An
ticipate your coming wants by buying at prices like these:
30c. -for 75c. Heavy Unbleached
Tablo Damask?2 yards wide.
BOo. for R9c. Bleachod Table Da?
mask?2 yards wlde.
$1 for 51.50 Double Satln Tablo
Damask?handsome flornl deslgns.
GOc. a dozen for $1 Bleached 21
lnch Dinner Napklns.
IH1.7B a dozen for $2.16 Bleached
I?2.8B a dozen for $3.75 Double
Satln Damask Dinner Napklns,
f|!8.40 to ?5 a dozen for handsome
deslgns ln several styles of Dinner
Napklns, worth a fourth moro. ;
lOo. for 16 2-3o. Colored Border
2Bo. for 35c. Hemstltched Huok
121 -2o. for 19a. Frlnged Damask
iRc. for 19c. 86-lnch Llnen Sult?
lBo. for 29o. Mercerlzed Table
Look Through Thi* List
and You Will
Perhaps Flnd What You
If It is Here it is a Bargaln.
S _._t_. a spool?Best 80. Spool
Sllk?not over fl to a buyer.
So. for lStto. Gartor Blastio. ,
5o. for 8 spools Klng-'a Maahlne
80, a dozen?10a Pearl Buttons,
lo. for i papera Halrplns.
Oo. an ounce for 2()c. Vlolet and
Roso JKxtracts?brlng a bottle.
5c. for 2 bars of 60. Whlte Float
Ing Soap?not ovor 6 to a buyer.
10c. a cake?Pear's Unscented
25o. for 60c Steel Sclgsore.
5o. for Whlttemore's 10c. Baby
Ellte Shoo Pollsh.
10c. for 25c Duck Belts.
ODo. for $1 Red Wrlst Bags?Inslde
ITc. for 35c, and 6O0. Black Sllk
Belts?sample lot of 306.
50c for 76o. and 85c Ready-Made
2.'lc. a yard for 36c Black and
Whlto Chlffon Velllng.
10c. a yard for 20c White Mallne
26o. for 76c Sllk Sash Rlbbons?
7 inches wlde.
10c. a yard?Colored Taffeta Rlb?
15o. a yard?4H-lnch Black Taf?
?o. a yard?Inch Wlde Taffeta
15c. a yard?4%-lnch Satin Taf?
20c. for 75c Molre Rlbbong?2
10c. for 40o. Imported Lace Col?
50c. for $1.25 Imported Lace Col?
26o. for 50c Sllk Mltts.
50c. for $1 Sllk Mltts and Gloves.
$1 for $1.85 Black Taffeta?yard
60c. for 85o. Black Pongee Sllk.
02 l-2o. for 89c. Embroldered Dot
Whlte Pongee Sllk.
50c. for 69c Black Wool Frenoh
85o. for $1 Black Melton Cloth?
$2 for Woraen's $3.60 Cravenette
$1,25 for Men's $2 Sllk and Llnen
50o. each?English Glorla Um
3o.?Men's Hemstltohed Handker?
12 l-2o. for Women's 2Qo. Linen
10c. for Women's Faat-Blaok Drop?
12 l-_a for Women's 26c Lace
_Oo. for Men's BOc Elastlo-Seam
:n?c. for Men's 50a. Llale-Thread
Qleason's Apple Julce.
A demonjtratlon on Main Floor
to-morrow. Try a glass free.
THE COHEN CO.
r. ______ U__,__ _4?,_.__-_ ^ SOMBOPTHMSAMBKIND,
bmbroideries. m.tch_.a_?__i.. stillchbapb^
We have let down the price oti that timcly lot of forcign
bought Embroidcries another tiot.h, Thc selllng hasbcen fast
and furious, but wlth only eight more sale days in August, w c
must make them hum to sell what we expected. A dctailcd dc
scriptioii of Eiiibfoiderics is difTicult?prices aiicl 'widlhs coiivcy
no idea unless- you see them, We Have many factory lengths
in the Muslin as well as the nnest. Swlss Embroidcries, and
prices are a half, a thlrd. a fourth.,
They start at 2$c. a yard and up to 45c, you will find tho
saving as we _say. One number we jwill mention ls 25c. wide
Skirt Flouncings at I2^c. a yard. '_
COflE AND SBB THB VALUES.
THAT'S ALL I
You can't describe Laces any more than you can a spider
web. There are certain current terms that give you an idea only,
but when we tell you that these Laces are a half, and ln some
cases a fourth of values, that conveys certain information. To
appreciate, it, however, you will hav^ to fingcr these dajnty,
filmy things?then you will see what you want. Prices are thus:
-12I-80, for 25o. Whlto nnd Ecru
Cluny Lace lnsertlon?4 Inches wlde.
3c. and Bc. for Rc. nnd 10c Torchon
12 l-2o. for 25o. Nowost Pattern
Fltet and Tonerlffo Laco Insortlonfl.
12 l-2o. for 26o. Whlto and Ecru
4Bc. for 79o. Tonerlffo Lace Tnfior
tlona, iVt Inches wlde; 2 Inches wlde
to match, 2Bc.
12 l-2c. for 25o. WWte and Ecru
Mechlln InserUons?4 Inches wlde.
. Bc. and 10c. for 10c, and 19c. Point
de ParlB nnd l?latt Val. Lacos and In
7c. for 12V_c to 29o, Black Chan
tllly Laco Oalloons.
Monday's Basement Bargains.
These August days' buying in Cohen's Bascmcnt store save
you a'heap of trouble. Prices are so little that you get what you
want lower than you expected. One of tlie specialtics in Piece
Goods is Manufacturer's Lengths?you know what big saving
is there. Don't overlook the Sheet and Quilt sale now going on.
B 8-4c. for 10c Strlped Madras.
Bc. for 9c. Porglan Lawns.
3 3-4o.. B 3-4c. and Oo. a yard?
40-lnch Indla Llnonn.
7c. a yard?Short LengthB In
16 2-8a. to 26c. Plquo and Madras
12 l-2o. for factory lengthn In 20o.
Persian Mulls and Indla Llnons, i
8c. for 16 2-3c. Sheerest DImltles?
checks and strlpes.
7 3-4c. for 12V_c White Duck Sult?
Bo. each?Cambrlc Corset Covers.
Ro. each?Laco Trimmed Cambrlo
17c?Full-Front Laco Trimmed
Cambrlo Corset Covers.
10c. a palr?Lace Trimmed Draw?
38c. each?Oowns.. wlth yoke of
2Bc.?Boys' Balbriggan Vests and
7c. for Women's _.2V4c. Lace Vests
?silk tape neck and arms.
4o. each?Women's Ganzo Vests.
Oc. each?Women's Vosts?ln colors.
12 l-2c. for Women's 25c. Lace
Llsle Vests?manufacturer's seconds.
Buy Sheets now or you will
be sorry in a month.
BBo. for G5c. to 75c. Sheets?slzcs
72x90, $1x90 and 90x90?several
4Bc. each?Bleached Sheets.
60o. for 76c. Hemstltched Sheets.
Pillow-Cases Below Cost.
10c. each?Bleached PIllow Cases?
43x36 and 45x36. .';''_''_
12 l-2c. for 18c. Llnen Flnlshed
Plilow Cases?handkerchlof liorder
IBc, for 22c BolBter Cases?72
Books and Statlonery.
45c. wlll buy that copyrlghted
Book you want, perhaps?you thought
It was $1.60. _?',
fl l-4o. to 2Bo. a pound?Wrltlng
Paper, from tho plaln Perfectlon to
the fine Organdy,
Cotton Wash Qoods.
B 8-4c. a yard?Flne Unblcached
Sheotlng?11-4 yards wldo.
3 :i-4c. for 5c. and 6c. Faney Prlnt
ed Drcas Callcoes.
17c. for 25c. Bleached Sheetlng?
2Vi yards wlde.
0 1-4a. for 9c. Bleached Long
4 3-4c. o :?ard?Satln and Corded
Strlpe Madras?yard wldo.
0 .'t-4c. for 12V4c. 4-4 Chambray
B.'l-4c. for 10c. nnd 12%c. 4-4
French Percales?llght and dark
B3-4c. a yard?4-4 Bleached Cot
2 3-4c. for 4 c. Unhleac'ned Cottons.
2c. to 7c. each?Towels, worth
O 7-8c. a yard?2,000 yards Flno
Flgnrcd Curtaln Swl.s.
8 3-4c. . a yard?86-lnch Art
7 1-Se. a yard?Florol Sllkolones.
3nc. for 9Sc. 6-4 Damask Tablo
78c. a palr for $1.98 Rornan Strlpe
Some defects, but latindering
will remedy them.
92 for .3 Extra Largo Frlnged
91.3B for $1.76 Double-Bed Qullts?
91.10 for $1.50 Qullts?Marselllos
02c. ror $1.25 Extra Largo Qullts.
715c. for .1 QulItB?three-quarter
and doublo-bed slze.
48c. each?Double-Bed Summer
912.80 for .16.50 Decorated Eng?
llsh China 10O-plece Dinner 8et.
93.80 for 12-pleco Tollet Sets.
97.80 for- .10.50 Gold-Stlpplo Tollet
121.2c. for 25c. Shavlng Mugs.
8l>c. for 13-ploce Oatmeal Sets.
3f?c. each?Covered Meat Dlshcs.
30c?S-quart . Preservlng KctUes.
3!5o. each ? 5-quart Seamless
08c. each?Extra Large Ham
A LUCKY FIND dlVES YOU
"?? ? STl l_~..._ CUi-.c A LUCKY FIND aiVI
Men s Negiigee Shirts. A dollar for sqc
This Shirfc maker had a large lot of Fine Negligeo Shirts, and
rather than carry them over wo got them at 50c, 011 the dollar, and
so do you.
wk~ ?,-. 11 Kn t in.n Keell_.ee 371-20. for 75c. Madras and Per
75c. for $1.60 Llnen Negugee ^ Bh,rtg_peart blIttons, dotached
Shirts?up-to-date styles?dotached cuffs?in overy respect a flrst-clnss
cuffs. They. aro mlghty flno. 75c. Shirt.
Is Wealth an Advantage?
By MRS. JOHN A. LOQAN.
lt If a debatable nueMlnn whether or
not It ls t<> be regretted that tho most
nmhltlous of th. present.gencratlon of tho
Amerlcan yonUi are conflnoc] almost ex-"
cluslvely to those who hnve Insuftlclerit
mean. to carry out thelr plans for the
acqulsltlon of famo nr fortuno, ancl must
de_end absolutely upon tholr own exer
tions for all they acblove.
lt Ib probably not n mlafortune that
they muet work all tlie tlmo out of school
hours and durjrig their vacatlon to sam
money enough to supply the necessltlos
ol" ll'__ir K'.'holastlc course.
The industry neoessary to keep thelr
mlmlH und hodles heullhful ls an n_
vantage not galned otherwiso.
Thev hnvo not. time for dlsslpatlon aml
vaudevllla shows. ... , I
Bqyg obtaln nll the oxerclse they need
hy athletlc.; many nf them wlimlns
.cholarshlps nnd prlzes which en- |
iihle them to go to college whlch thoy
could not do wlthout somo such good
Glrls have many flelds where they can
..dvaiice themselvps ?"d gratify ? their
amblUon for coiluglate. muslcal, art ann
lin.uJsiic. education.. A score of them
have done, bo und have carried nwny
prlzes thut should liavo heen wpn
by Ihelr more wealthy compnnions. who
had all tholr tlrm> 10 devote to thelr
Nlne cases out of ten lhe young' people
who aro brought up In l.lenev., nnd who
ure indulgnd In luxurlous llviug, contract
extruvugunt, Indolent hablis and vlclous
The lines of Dr, Watts, "Salan flnds
Homo mlschlef stlll for ldle hands
to do." ure as true to-day us when flrst
uttered hy that mnlnent rflvlno.
One Ih rtalned on examlulng ihe llstH of
rich men s sons tb find so few of ihem
have uustuined the Kood namo nnd for
tune Ihey l"?ve innerlted.
liy far tlie majorlty of thom havo in a
faW brief vearn soHllerort thelr inherlt
ance and fnrfolted the roputatlona bo
(jueathed by ihelr parents.
There is no uxceptlon on account ot io
calitlea. The ic|on? 0. frugul, nioral. hon
orable New Knglaii_ slres ha ve heen tho
most reckless debaurhees when they hav?
come Into lhe possession of thelr patrl
rnony, exhihitliiB propensllles lhe orlpln
_f YfalfiA o?? la _t tt lo?? t" uaderutandj
dlsplaylng none of the trnlts of patlence,
Intolllgence, hlgh character an_l morallty
of thefr primogonltors.
In many roBiipots they outstrlp thoao of
tho far West. whn ara supposed to ln.
horlt tho most dlsslpated and reckloss dls
posltlons from thelr durlng and desperate
antecedents.- whose advonturous llves led
them lnto the mlnlng dlstrlcts nf tlie gol
condas west of tho Rocky Mountains, and
whose oxamples wero oharaaterlsod by
anything but sobrlety and economy, but
whoworo men of strlctest lntegrity and
stalwart prlnclplos.'" .
Unfortiinatoly for young Amerlca, too,
many of the wealthy class havo spent
too much tlme aboard and have beon m
tluenced by tlio profllgato men who re
the 4egohorate sons of decaved noblllty.
who have become proflclent ln all phafles
of profllgaoy, Spendlng tholr inhorlt
uiieo In lininornl and rlotous llving, tney
aie ou the uui vlve for unsophlstlcaled
rlch Amerleans, whom Ihey nro rondy
j tn lnltl.ite lnto nll tho abliiidon of I-tiro
It does not take Ihe trustlng vlctlms
long to acqulre a keen tuste for the ex
SOVEREIGN GRAND LODGE
I, O, O, F?
Baltlmore, Md., September 21-26, 1903
Low Rates via R., F. &. P. R. R.
The 1L, F. & P. R, H. wlll sell m
thoBO iiitendlnK iho Boverelgn -iraucl
Lodge O.ld I-VIIuwh. Knltlmnre, Md., Hep
lemlier 21-26. llckois from lilchnioml to
Baltlmore and return m rate of ._._o
round trip. Tiekets <in sale geplember 19th,
_oth, 21st and 2_d. .uul for trains lesvlnK
Byrd Street Statlon 8:_1 A. M. und _:iu
A M and Main Slrcot Statlon _:.5 A. M ,
Beptumpor 23d. good returning untll Bop
temher 28th, lnaluslve, contlnuous pussnge
in both directlons. Thls will iifford a
-envenl.nt nppnrtunlly for Odd KhII-wh de.
j-lrlng to purtlolpiito in tho (Jrancl P.irude.
l'or thioiiKli tickets apply lo Tlekol
Agenls Byrd Street. EJPa and Mnln
Street Stuilons or Rlehmond Transfcr
Company, 819 l.ust Maln Street, und
W, P. TAVU.lt,
qulslte and allurlng tomptatlons nut be?
foro them, and boforo they roalizo tho
fact they become npt puplls nnd hnvo lost
nll thelr proconcolvod Ideas of rlght llv?
They sometlmfis awnkon to n reallza
tlon thnt thoy nro pnylng henvy premlums
on thelr Invostmonts ln dehauchory, but
moro frequontly not untll thoy hnve spent
whatovor thoy could oall tholr own and
aro undt for the useful lives thoy should
Invontlon seoms to havo boon busy do
vlslng ways and means for tho rlch to
spend thelr mulil-mllllons. Not tho least
of those liivontions la tho automoblle.
Thero Is a hlgh prossure atmosphero ahout
thls wondorful machlne that hns com
pletely captured Americans, young nnd
A majoilty aro not satlsfled wlth rea
sonablo .peed that covers spaco In mar
velously short tlmo, hut must have tho
speed troblecl nnd qundrupled untll thn
lives of tho niitolstH ond tho poople on
the hlghwnys uud stroeta aro contlntial
Legislutinn hecnmo necossary to pro->
toct llfo nnd properly agalnst waiuon do
struction hy these rerkloss uutomoniiists,
but even wllh lts restralnts ono Is cnn
stantly shoclied hy accldonts tliat occur
through oxcesslve upood, somo paylng
thelp ilnos and Imiuodlntely ropeatlng
tholr olfenco pf lllegal npecdlng, rurlng
llttlo for tho fine lf they cnn gratlty
thelr desires lo oxcol somo one olso m
Ihe BwlftnosH wlth whlch thoy Jly [ipout
from plf.ce to placo,
There hava been instances whero men
havo expressed gratillcntlon over belng
uiiested for vlolatlnn nf law becauso thoy
ntirucic.i attentlon to tho I'uct that they
had fast automobllos nnd lmltated soine
hody of thu iiltra-lushioiiablo act.
Aulomohlling. vacht raclng, polo, golf,
tennls nnd tho long Ust of amusernonts
o* tho very wealthy uro all well enough
If they would lieep within tho nnitnda pf
rc-nsori and a proper rogard for tho rlghts
Vnudevlllo and mlnstrol perlormnnces
lhat brlng respectahlo pooplo down to
tho level of low comedians aro umong
the worst forms of dlvorslon of tho
wealthy. The young man or woman who
Is deslrous of .ottlng into tho "emui't
eoi," whoso ambltlons uro not tibove
such a standard, Is destlned to be a fall
ure, and will not contrlbute much toward
tho bettermont of the world.
Drs. Strlckler and McClure Will Preach
The pulpit of Grace-Street Presbyterlan
Church will bo occupled tp-morrow
mornlng hy tho Rev. G. B. Stlckler, D.
D.. nnd at nlght by tbe Rev. A. D,
McCluro, 1.. D. _
lt your Watch noods doctorlng?
brlng it to i.umsden'. .-&no w. will
put lt In lino runnlng order! We
also do llno Jewolry repalring-do lt
rlght here In tha storel Whon you
brlng us n llno stono to be "?et-yoi.
run no risk of its belng ?,en* ?"t,ldo
to bo mounted. It doesn t Icavaour
hands-a polnt to be reniembered.
C, Lurasdon & S?P?
Jowolors and Optioians,
731 East Main fetreot,
Gunranteed that no ants W bedhuK.
Will he found within ??? ^' ^i",?
Peachene has beon "fl?>d. A" d"iKgists.
H. 0. TAHR,
81., Prov., R. I. ? ???- purceij Laad
Powors-Taylor Drug fl?;'tot.", '
Why Titles Should be Abolished
By MAX NORDAU.
Hundreds of tlmes has the fuss whlch
tho Germans make over ranks and tltles
and whlch Is now belng lmltated even by
frco-born Americans, been held up to
si.ort, and the rldlcule that has been
hcapod upon it in proso and verBe would
ftll a llbrary.
Germanya has beon espeolally selected
for tho reason that nowb_eC0 ?lse are tltles
Go into any society ln Germany and
tako a look around and you wlll flnd as
sussors and Inspoctors, majors and couu
clllors. ln partlcular. counclllors of every
slzo aj>d complexlon, from tho unpresum
ing commlssloner up to the hlgtily rospoc
ublo prlvy counclllor.
Evory occupation has lts own special
counclllor, who ls, so to speak, lts blos
som, and tho only wonder ls that thero
are stlll one or two oooupatlons whloh
do not posBess a blossom of thls kind and
whlch thorofore form the crytorams of
tho atatoflora. lt would be so nlce lf
even tho most genulne beggars or wlne
blbbors could hoj-0 to retlre for the do
ellrilng years of tholr prosnerous careors
adornod wlth somo sultablo Utlo whlch
mlght Bound like counclllor of tho rlng
or counclllor of the beorhouse.
You would search ln valn among all
thoso cbunolllors for a plaln, slmple man
who allows hlmself to reBt satlslled wlth
hls Chrlstlan name nnd surnanie, even
though he ware to go around wlth a
Ulogones lantera. proylded wlth the most
modern eleotrlo ar.o llght,
lf a man has been Introduced to you ns
Counclllor So and Bo then you know
everything vou noed to know about h m.
l)o noi.trouble therofore about gettlng
to know hls personallty.
You do not even need so much ns to
li?..Knaie^? S? jXTrtM*
. lllble _e?t-Jnty what he ls and what
he doea what Iie llkes and what he dis
kes h<_wand whora h? spends hls davs
and hlgh7s,hnw he thhiks about all klnds
of subjects from frea trade to the 1m
foV ffttl??%U* to havo anv
ih,,ir m,_?_,_- .rlumph ls indeed not to
|ha?ve a'nf feUJnS, Put a rank, a po
i ' Thls who -"system of tltles ??*?$?*
a most dlsgustlng n,u^nnf%riin%athlm
Indoponden. men, lnstead of P^ing tnem
selves and not wishlnp to owe anythlng lo
anybody, give awayUhelr lndependonco,
whlch is of more value than Esati s birth
rlght, for a mark of favor whlch ls ol
less importance than Jacob s mess or poi
When feudallsm becamo CBtabllshed ns
a system freemen were made to placo
all thelr possesslons ln tho h?nds of tlie
great nobles and recolvo them back from
thom as a feudal tenure like a gracious
Amoi'lcana of to-day, though cltlzens
of a freo republlc, have started tho same
titlo-worshlp. , , ?
It bogan ln the hlgh society, that Is to
say among the money arlstocracy, people
wlth consldorably more money than
They began to get disgusted wlth money
and what money could easlly'buy, and
thelr daughters, who had tasted all tne
ploasur-H of llfe began to look around for
something to flll thelr emnty lives.
.Vh_i should they not nsk tholr papns
to buy them a nlce count or prince. whom
they rolght marry to make nll tholr
ohums nnd frlends joalous and un
happy' ono ot tho very few real plens
ures left to them? .
The very flrst exporiment was a great
sucoess for both slde.. There aro ln
Europe a wealth of poor tltled belngs,
who do not care to have thelr prlvato af?
falrs looked into, but who are moro thnn
wllllng to sharo thelr tltlo and tinsol w th
Miss Millions, whose pac. ls nmiablo
enoug t to feel satisfled If hls daughter
gots the tltlo she has been worrylng
the llfe out of him for,
The man who goes wlth the tltle Is a
mere secondary conslderatlon. an appen
dlx or nocessary evll, which, unhapplll.
ls part of tho bargaln. . .
The tltle worshlp ln Amerlca has spf.ad
from tho uppar crust of tbe peoplo to
the broad massea. thanks ospoola] y to
certaln newspapers, whloh not realisng
the insult to thelr i.adors, have Pio*
sunposod these to tako an Interest flistn.
the idling, good-for-nothlng milllonnlio.
and then n hls equally unlmportant son*
In-law bought at the Internattonal bar
^heTyo^take hold of on. of tg
papers you, will seo reported eye ry tlmo
Mr. Astorbllt snefczes, and lf ,l?IMnaug"
ter, the Duchess of RottenborouBli,, has
heen blessed wlth an helr you will bo
told and shown everything about ms
swaddllng clothos, blbs and God Knows
W.h-nb?aby ltself Is no more tnteresllruj
and inay be not half as brlght or.w? goofl
Jooking as the baby of the man who cur,
Vlefl away your gurbage, but 1} wlllha^o
a title, so, of course, you must take an
Interest In |t,
And nfter a while you renlly do so.
Thls crazo for tltlca. whlch Is rapldly
supplantli*. tho rospoct for personal
achlevoment In all countrles Is ono of tho
most dangerous enemles of progrcss that
should be fought djjwn by overy senslble
person. ,, . ?,
Of course, no ono would expect Ger
niany or Russia to uproot nt onco a
fonturo of many years' standing, but we
havo a right to expect somothlng from
Lot those who caro for thoso ompty or
naments strlvo for them nnd buy them
for thelr duughters, but let tho press pass
them by wlthout notlce nnd not udd to
thelr feellng of concolt ond self-import
""rhoy'are a stone in tho path of equallty
whlch wlll soonor or later bo klcked out
of the wny,
Rev. Mr. Cnve Here.
The pastor of tho Thlrd Chrlstlnn
Phuroh Rev. P. A. Cavo, hus returned
to the clty from hls vacatlon, and will
occupy hls pulplt to-day,
Mr, Burgass on Vacation.
Mr D M. Burgesif has gono up to hls
old iioirio ln Fluvannn cgunty to recu
porate for a few days,
Woodward & Son,
WHITE PENE, YELLOW PINE.
Hotigh nnd Drossot).
Yards Covering Seven Aores.
Maln Offico?Nlnth & Aroh Sts.,