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WASHITGTO, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 3897.
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IN FULL BLAST.
ANY experienced shoppers are doing
their Xmas Shoe shopping here
now when they can have the pick of stock
and sizes. Besides this, we're holding out at
present special price inducements, made to
increase our output on such lines of Shoes of
which we have too many.
$3 Shoes This Week
500 pairs too uianv Men's olcjrant,band-sevcd. laced and Gaiters
they have the be&t-wearimr sole and unper leather 1 shapes? of
them -"BuUDop." Paris.) Opera and English toe-f3 is a low price
for them- but for a few days we're going to reduce the surplus
stock by offering thesn at 2,25 a pair.
Special Sale of
&"' W nprpr liod n.; i,nmrfM( n.
line of as soft, easy, and pretty
s-lipper as now. You could not
give a man anything more suitable
for a holiday Rift and you need
C-- not run any chances as to the
wear of OUR tJUppers. Our guar-
r.ntee stands back of every pair.
Tliese Are This Week's
Special Prices to
Chenille worked velvet slippers,
imitation alligator, as-
durable and as pretty
as the genuine alliga
tor slippers. KEGXJ
LAES1 GRADES at.. .
black, brown, or mahogany vicl
kid. opera and Everett Slippers,
also silk velvet hand
somely worked "Brigh- AH
ton'' Slippers. TUB li! I
REGULAR 1.50 GRADES Jg g
Chamois and "White Kid-lined
hand-sewed. turn-sole black,
brown, and wine
color, elastic side
Romeo and Opera
$1.75 VALUES a:..
The softest finest and lightest
Vici Kid Faust. Opera and Co
lumbia cut Slippers in black dark
preen brown, wine
and other colors, fit A ! f
round or square t I ft 1 1
toe-v REGULAR jl, .Big
GRADES at.. .. IUU
Special Sale of
Warm Leggins, &c.
FOR MONDAY AND
TUESDAY ON'LY WE I B"
SHALL OFFER Ladies' A
good quality Cloth Over- i . 5 8
gaiters at...., B S k3
Ladies' and Men"sS1.00 1 1 J fi
8 and 10 button best lrlB
Broad ClotliLegginettCf Uw'kS
Misses' and Child's $1 g r
best imported all-wool ! IJ ft
Jersey Legglns in 2 f 7j 8 .
pretty styles at. 8 5
Ladles' S1.25 best g f
Corduroy brown. Navy t. 1 1 n
blue or black Bicycle RS M 1
Legginsat ' .... ... Uvv
These Special Prices for
Monday and Tuesday.
Soft, durable .31.50 grade Kid
Laced and Button
Boots.eggshape.coin ft e a f.
or common sense tL a B J
toes. MONDAY and .11 8 f
TUESDAY at W S i E W
"Water-proof box Calf.band-scw-cd
?2i. Laced Boots.
Extra Mgh-cut. black Vici Kid
Golf style. 3 Laced, splendid
for use of Bicyclists, Skaters,
or for those expos
ed to the weath- fa g p
er. MONDAY W"ef J
and TUESDAY" -ft ,,1.1
tSTOpsn Evenings Durinj; December. -
I3?Shoes may be selected now and laid aside till Z
Xmas without prepayment. &
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1 III 111 SI 'S
Reliable hoe Houses,
930 and 932 7th St. N. W.
. . 1914 and 1916 Pa. Ave.
233 Pa. Ave. S. E.
Have You Cons
THE MATTER OF
and of getting your home in readh
ness for the holidays?
If you will call at our store 3rou will find our
stock is brim full of suggestions as to proper
articles to buy, either for your own use or for
is A small deposit and we will put what you select
W,SS aside till you are ready to have it delivered.
Cobbler Seat Rockers.. ..,.$1.89
Toilet Sets, decorated $1.75
Oak Costuiners 69c
.Parlor Suites, 5 pieces. . . . $14.00
Oak Chamber Suites SIS. SO
Oak SIfleboardb ST.SO
Oak Dlnins Chairs 75c
BnifcSils Carpet 500
Dinner Sets, 112 pieces $9,75
Parlor Heaters $2. SO
Hair Mattress, -10 lbs... ,...$5.00
Liberal Furnishers. 7th & I Sts. N. W. ,
J1UHT CHARGED WITH MUHD13H.
Alleged Tliat He Killed Fatlier-in-
Ln-iv and Assaulted "Wife.
-- Potsdam, N Y., Dt-C. i Vhen District
Attorney Hale ended the case of the peo
ple at the examination of Howard Burt
this rnomine Burt's attorney moved for
the latter's discharge- County Judge Swift
denied the motion, and Butt will probably
be held for the grand jury.
Burt is accused of having murdered Ida
tother-ln-law, Asa E. Briggs, nud mur
derously assaulting hie own wife, Novem
ber 10. Burt is u prominent Mnson and a
member of the Eepublican county com
KIIG OF THE BOY BEG61BS
Twelve-Year-Old Harold McCaim
Victimizes Noted People.
GAINED ACCESS TO HOTELS
Dressed "Well nnd Had Xo Trouble
to lleuch tbo RooniK of Distin
Ktiishcd Guests "SVbose 2fams He
Picked Out on tbe llegihters Told
Tlit-m Plutibiblu Stories.
New York, Dec. 4. Haiold SIcCjiiiii,
twelve years old, Is the king of youthful
beggm? of thl& great city. His btory
developed iu Jcffeison ilarket police ctjurt
Tue kulekerbockered Httlt mendicant wus
seen knocking at the dour of Senator Piatt's
suite at 6 o'clock List night. A hallhoy
ch.'Uscd liftu dov.'ii the coiritior and held
him until Special Of finer Torgee could
The Hotel Men's Association has been
looking for this genteel confidence boy for
mot e than a year, f'o adept had hehecome
in the ait of begging that he lived Mce
a little piiucc, nud hij elegant dress
enabled him to ascend to the roon: of
his chosen philanthropists without the
Tommj WuilUT, he hallhoy, who cap
tured him at the doors or Senator i'latt's
apartments, thoughtrbu -was only a meddle
bome youiiRster, who lived at the Fifth
Avenue. JuM to frighten him, the hallhoy
called the hotekeoper, and the house
keeper, failing to recognize Harold as a
legitimate lodger, notified the hotel de
tective. Harold refused at first to give
any account of hinuclf. Wln-n searched
at the West Thirtieth btreet police hta
llon, ?! and home change were found in
Harold w-ib i-ent to the Gerry Society.
He told Agent Watson where he liicd, and
Ilia parents were notified of the arrest.
Airs. licCann was heart-broken. Hirold
has been begglug for hlmtelf ever .vince
the fair glen by St. Stephen'b Catho
lic Church, at .Madlwn Square Garden
for the belief it of the Colored Orphan
Asylum of St. Benedict, theAIoor, at Hje,
N. r. .
'While 1 "was getting donations for the
fair," said Harold to Magistrate Mntt, '-J
was f-trnck with the idea of colli cting for
the benefit or Harold AlcCann.
''1 went around to the big liotels and
looked over the register. Pome of tile peo
ple vho lud just arrived I put down on a
card with he number tf their rooms. The
room number, are always opposite the
names iu a, little column on the icgister.
1 di 1 not send up any curd, hut went up
the stairways and looked along the doors
till I would come to the right door.
'When I knocked and was admitted 1
would tell them that it was Tor the benefit
or the orphans under the care i-f St.
Benedict the .Moor. And they would give
nin money. One man gave me $1 ince."
Borne of the prominent people who ;'re
staying at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, whom
llarobl bad picked out us charitably in
Senator Hoar, Senator Thurston, Judge
Stephen Burk, Columbus, Ohio; Ccngresv
man B. B. Smalley, ex-Congressman II. G.
Burley, Pike Hill.N. Y; ex-Senator Frank
Hlscock; Hun. A. S. Page, Oswego, N Y;.
Dr. J. B Choate, Boston; Prof. Edward AV.
Cooper, Hurvard University; ex-Gov.3ogg,
Harold has such big blue eyes nnd
such a guileless address that it Is hardly
possible to believe him the prince of Leg
gars. He had read-in' the papers olout
Senator Piatt, and- determined to get a
contribution from him. The recent gifts
of Tammany Hail to' the Cuban fund
and to. chanty decided- him to too Air.
Cioker. " '
The boy's mothcr';,'MrK. Agnes McCa.in,
said in court todaythat; ttjo Rev. Father
Burke '"ad complained to her labt spring
'that Harold vab f-lifi .cojlaptlng, and i.he
.had punished him. Haloid Wus remanded
to the custody of the. Gerry! Society.
HEAD CUT lir.A HA'ICHET.
A Carpenter nt ibeTXS. Kleetrle
AVIlllam O'Nell, a. carpenter, employeil
on-icpair Work at the United States Elee
trie Light AVorks on Thirteen-and-a-half
street, was hitln thehead with the blade-if
a hatchet this ufteniuoti whlls repairing
The blade flew from the handle and
struck a moving belt, which gave it grater
velocity and hurled It at the tvorkmit,'!,
head, cutting a long gabh. O'Nell vas
knocked unconscious, bjit recovered soon
after he was taken to tbe, Emergency Hos
pital. The doctors say his injury Is only a calp
wound and not serious. ,0'Xcll lives at No.
3-111 0 street northwest.
nEIHESS 12I.OPKS WITH A XEGRO
Addicted to tbo Alq.rnbine ETablt nnd
Kansas City, Mo., JJcu. 4j-Katc N'eal,
twenty years old, thoTonljt daughter of
Dr. J. C. .Veal, a vetljetl and. wealthy phy
sician, of Sweet Springs, Alb., f-ns been
missing from herhfm"e,dhce November 130,
and it is now a wellcMfttjHHhed fact that
she has eloped with Joseph 0. Jolnwm,
a negio who was, untitreetnt3y, wachui'iii
for Chailes Alartlu, of?tliat,itown.
It Is known that the 'young woman is
addicted to the use of morphine ;.nd her
conduct Is explained on the theory that
she is mentally unbalanced.
Ftoyal Lodge cf the Rcrral Crescent, held
an iunaHatlon last Tuesday night, at the
Northeast Temple. The installing officers
were: H .K. Jenkins, deputy supreme presi
dent; U. Z. Well?, deputyOsupiume past presi
dent; H.f. Wetmore, deputy supremebecre
tary; G. P. Spencer, deputy supreme treas
urer. A. B. Kehrcr, deputy supreme prelate
and N. C. Momoe, dettty supreme marslial
The following were the officers installed.
Dr. J. D. Bird, prescient; W. H. Main,
vice president; W . U. IWatsop, sccreta'-y;
W. T. RoE"nbainn, financial secretary.
Henry Floyd, treasurer: Julien Cock-rIll,
prelate; W A. Rawpon, marslial: Hamul
Perkinson. guard: .lames Funk, sentry, and
Dr. II. it. htreet, past prpsldrnt By invi
tation this lodge will hold their next
meeting at the rcsldPiica'jof J)r. Street,
No.COj East Capitol streat next Tuesday.
What 3s iu Jylfn T.ouf-'s Head?
St.' Louis. Dec.'?, -John Long, a Colored
man. was shot through fne bead with a
38-cahber revolver in tbo luiiiUe of Jr.seph
St. James, also ctlr,red, late yesterday,
without any apparent 1H effett. The
ball wont through the rtehfc temple and
came our near the left temple. He felt
all right except a slight lionda'he.
The biggest cut ever attempted. We must
turn the goods into cash. The season is back
ward and we are overstocked. Hence -these
thrilling reductions. It would be criminal not to
take advantage of them.
Look at these Bril
Hantine Skirts and
compare them "witlt
those of others. They
will ask you $2.00
for same kind. Our
Worth $7 at $3.98.
A RK-U, n'OER
or Kersey Jackets
for Ladies or Ailsses
satin lined and
tailor made good
value at $7.00.
Our price is
Worth $2 at 98c.
A PERFECT 'BEAUTY.
Best Seal Plush Cape,
fancy silk lined 130-in.
sweep tbibetr trimmed
handsomely braided and
beaded. AA'ortti $10.00
"Worth $2.0G"-at 98o.
Murderer Escapes From Jail.
Huntington, W. ra., Dec. 4. Virgil
Staley a murderer, and King Damorson, a
moonshiner, bioke jail at AA'aynijenig moilV
ing. They overiiowered, bflTJnd and gagged
the sheriff and his assistant, taking their
revolverfc. Staley was sentenced to-five
years in tbe penitentiary.
$1.00 quality for S9c
Sl.EO quality at T90
75c quality for 44c
COc grade for 25c
"Worth 25c for 140
89c grade at 46c
50o quality for. 350
Pension Checks Cashed
$5.00 grade for .-$2.98
$1.00 quality at , 44c
$1.00 grade for 690-
89c quality for ....390 pair
19c grade for .........100
12o quality at , ..... ..ec
Double Sheets. 1-
50c quality for j.390
White Spreads 4
10c extra size for... ..... ...., ...40;
Feather Pillowy '
Worth 39c for XQC
806 rth St. N. w.,
Between H and I Streets.
1924 and 1926
fHE progressive spirit of enthusiastic Shoe selling is continuously omnipresent
here. All the latest styles and innovations in "Shoedom" as quickly as intro
duced. We never allow out-of-date Shoes like needle-toe and square-toe
Shoes to accumulate. We were first to show the now famous "Bulldog" and are
now the first to show the return of that old favorite, the "JBlucher" style for men.
Depend upon us for the finest Shoes for men, women and children at all times and
the lowest prices.
The "Bluiher" -was all tbe rage a
few years ago. Such a demand con
tinued to exiht, however, that it has
returned lor another "nm." It Is es
pecially adapted to certain shapes of
the ieet are cnMcr to get on and i.ff
and ran be laced as tightly over
the instep as ieired. ilaue ol finest
llnr-. .inl c.-ilf nil a
new Oxford Univer
sity last, with the
"uuniiog toe. ortu iinT
Strange that the most cornffirtable
and luxurious things sell best at Christ
mas time. A man who wouldn't think
of buying himself a pair of slippers
goes into etstacles ever the pair he
finds at the Toot i.f t lie Christinas tree.
AA'c stocked up with a big line, in
bbick, russetx, and vicl kid; ohaniois
lined, &e. In order to sell all cf the
slippers to be bought during the licll
davh. thus niakfntr the
quantity make up for 'fp
the lessened proHt, we 'sk
will sell Che $2 grades fj
Shoes for Women.
SUB sell in tr Black Bo-c
Shoes, -with ironclad
batksta, "Bulldog" toe
and Invisible cork sole
Men's "Romeo" cr "High" Slippers
in black, russet and
vici kid with the
r u u u d, ctjiuff rtable
toe-the $2.50 grades
If you asked your feet what kind of
shoes they wanted, they would beg
for "Jenness lllHer" Shoes. Every
pain from a enrn cr bunion is but
their tty for mercy. Why, will you
not listen? Why will you cramp your
feet in the ill-fitting, unnatural-st.ipetl
thocs dictated by tashlon. without re
gard to comfort? The number who
do so is gro-wmg smaller dally as the
merit anutomrortci tne
"Jenness Miller" Shoes
become oetter known.
Four stjles, button and
laie, and now only
Extra quab sv, $5.
939 Pa. Ave.
Shoes Shined Free
Reports Declaring His Anxiety to
Re-enter the Priesthood.
Tbouyli He T Anxious to Itesume Hi-,
Priestly Hubu, Is Xot Willing to
Abuudon Hi American Wife.
St-. Touis, Dec. 4. A bperial cablegram to
th(fjlphe-Deniocrat Xrom Kome tays:
In spite of the denials of the friends
of Father Hyaeintho Loison (Pere Hya
cinthe), the ex-pric-bt has been endeav
oring to negotiate with the Vatican with
a iew of Jus re-entry into tbe 'Catholic
Church, which he abandoned some yean,
ago to wed tin .American lady, who ib now
He has spent seeral weeks here with
his wife, looklwr very unhappy and ill at
ease, and be invoked the service of Prince
Odescalchi ,a order to submit to the'
Vatican hlb aidcnt desire to return to the
The difficult, however, lies in the fact
that he wishes t revert to Hainan Catholi
cism, net as a layman, but as a priest,
while in- does rot Avish to give up his wife
It was this difficulty that has proved the
of reconciliation with the church of Rome
have come to giief.
I.OOK3NG FOH FEVER GER3JS.
Officials 'J est t tiff tbe Water of the
Patorson, X. J.. Dec- 4.. Dairy Commis
sioners Traoi and Van Druf f , with Health
Inspector Leal, are in this city today in
consultation. The commissioners tried to
impress np:m Inspector L eal thatthe present
typhoid epidemic wah due to the polluted
waters of the lassaic River and its tribu
ei pointed out the typhoid outbreak &t
Arlington, N. J., and Jersey City. Dr.
Leal, howeei, informed the commission
ers that milk from the Fulboain Creamery
had been supplied to Inith these pl.ues.
Telegrams irom New Vork are being re
ceived by every dairyman iu Sussex paying-
"Don't want Sussex county milk."
A'an Druff remarked that such a state c f
affairs would kill Sussex county.
"Belter kill Sussex county than kill our
wives and children," was Dr. Eeal's reply.
So positive were the commissioners that
the Paxcaic- JUvcr was the cause of the
typhoid outbreak that they secured a jar
or the water, and sent it to State Chemist
Wallace. No new caf-es have been reported
nj farin this city today, and Pnteroni.tns
are gradually getting back into a state of
rest and quiet.
I SILVER NOVELTIES,
Tj O STORE iu "Washington carries the variety of Sterling j
K Silver Novelties we do. !
JVJ No store in "Washington jeweler, drj goods or no
tion stores can sell as low or give jou as Sue quali
ties. "We sell the" finest of Solid Silver Novelties for
less than jou pay for the cheap, flimsy grades sold at
the department stores.
3 piece Solid Silver Manicure Sets
tVS Silver Scissors 75 C xr
Sd-.er Top Jg-!
FLOATING ELEVATOR HTJRNED.
Big Grain Receptacle Destroyed iu
tbe Hudson River.
New York, Dec. -i. The large floating
grain elevator Columbia was burned to
the water's edge at an early hoar this
morning, the hulk then sinking in mid
sueam Loss, about $45,000; insurance
The elevator was moored alongsile
of the Hamburg liner Patria, in Hobckcn,
when the fire broke out, and for a time
steamship rtud pier were iu peril. A fire
boat finally succeeded in towing the blaz
ing vessel out into the stream. Watchman
Olaf retersei: received severe burns aboJt
the face and hands in an attempt to ex
tinguish the flames.
Open Evenings. Goods res erved upon payment
of a small deposit-
g Cor. 7th and D Sts.
silver Comb 75c.i S
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INNOCENT 31 AN IN PRISON.
Evidence Showing: That a Physician
Is Wrongfully Incarcerated.
Buffalo, Dec. -1. A Pittsburg dispatch
brings to light tbe incarceration of an in
nocent young physician of this city who
has been in tbe Allegheny county peni
tentiary since 1893. Dr. George Wjck
off was convicted four years ago on a
charge of manslaughter by a chain o cir
cumstantial evidence and was sentenced at
hard labor for twelve years.
A man recently arrested in a Western
town now confesses th'at he is he true
murderer, and btepb are being taken to
have tbe Buffalo physician released.
Seen the uptown
Be, 10c, ISc, and 25c,
New Departments in Toys,
Towels, Napkins, Notions,
Jewelry, Fancy Goods, Bric-a-"brac,
Silver Plated Novelties,
Pictures, Picture Frames, etc.,
The bijrffest values in the city.
Goods set aside ami delivered
when wanted. Come iu and
look around any wa j. You. need
not "buy unless you wish.
terll S, 7thSt
BJC. O STOKAGE CO.. 10 to 10 E
v. fct.ne.. SI to $3 per month.
Will Go On Your Bond
In criminal and civil cases. WQi aot a
receiver, assignee, guardian or trustee.
Will prosecuteciaimsor all kinds, and will
buy aad bell such as are assignable. Will
purchase real estate whose tltln la de
fective or In dispute, or will clear ua
titles for owners. Will pay back taxes as
This company makes a specialty ot
street and steam railroad accident ca.-es.
No charge tor consultaUon. Financial a
Elbtance furnished to bUgants on reason
Those about to bring unit for divorca
ehould consult the company before taklnz
Washington Law & Claims Co.
JOHN G. SLATER, Frcnideut.
Offices, 472 Louisiana. Ave. N. IV.
Scissors, Kniyes, Razors!
Properly sharpened by expert cutler
and surKlclnlinstrutneut maker.
C. BREZ, 609 1 3 th St. N. W.
LOUNT DOOU CHECK closeu a door
without slamming. Doesn't get
ont of order. JOHN B. ESPES",
1010 Pa. avo. no22-tf,em
Absolutely proven ta
Snow, Ice and Asphalt.
Xjuts aa ttcII as Common Shoos.
Coats feat a Trifle Here.
Have them put on your horses, and secure cotafort
and safety for them, and for yourself.
M QIbbs M
S HORS: 'M
J. B. KENDALL,
618 Pa. Ave. N.W,