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THE WASHiyGTOy TIMES, SUNDAY, MAY 20. 1894.
Stvle and Shane vou'll cafe for in everv fabric tliat's
proper and reliable is to be found in OUR stock of
fashionable, seasonable, penect-htting garments tor men
and Boys. There's a big run just now on SERGES.
We have them in all the various weaves and colors.
Smooth Serges, Storm Serges, Rough Serges, and Clay
Serges in Black, Blue, Brown, and Gray. Some lined
all through, some half lined, and others without a ves
tige of lining. All of them well tailored and guaran
teed to keep their shape and' wear satisfactorily. Just
look at theprices. GOOD ONES that WE'LL GUAR
ANTEE at $io and $12. Better ones at $15 and $18,
and the finest you ever saw at $20 and $25. Spring
weight Underwear and other Furnishings in unlimited
variety and at less than furnishing store prices.
Robinson, Chery & Co.
Twelfth and F Streets.
Leicester on the Hill
The New City on the Pennsylvania Railroad, the most
beautiful of all home sites, the safest and best of all for in
vestments. NOW READY FOR THE MARKET.
Commencing MONDAY, the 21st, will be offered the
best opportunity the people of Washington, Baltimore, and
vicinity ever had to make a small or large investment in a
New City right at home, or to secure a beautiful place to live.
This is not a small subdivision, but the founding of a
New City. POSITIVELY NO OFFER EVER MADE
AS GOOD. Every purchaser a shoreholder in the Company .
ONE LOT and one $100 SHARE PREFERRED 6
PER CENT. STOCK FOR $125 for the first 300 lots sold.
$10 down and $1 per week. No notes, no interest, no taxes.
Daily excursions. Free transportation.
Call at office for prospectus and full particulars.
Leicester Town Company,
Cor. 13th and G Sts. N. W., Washington, D. C.
Even a Man on
Stilts Can Walk
Much better if his wooden pedes
tals are shod with "ECONOMY
SHOES." Now, this may seem
preposterous, but the virtue of our
line of Footwear are easily seen,
even if the feet themselves are
away off from the shoes, as in the
case of the man on stilts. Call
and see for yourself.
Note ihe Following List:
Childs Prmcola hand-sewed spring
heel shoe, 5 to 8, at . .,
Childs Tan haud-sewed spring heel
shoe, Tic value, at
Childs lied rind Gray Slippers, -worth
Misses' Dongola spring heel button
shoes, Rvalue, at
3IIsesKed, Tan, and Gray Slippers,
$1 TO value, at
Jllssea BlacS and Tan Oxfords, 81 50
Ladies'Uhite KM Mfppcra In all styles,
$1.30 value, at
Ladles Canvas and Tan Oxfords, $1.50
value, at j
Ladies fine hand-sewed Black and
'lau loir shoes. In all styles
Ladles hand-sewod Jullett, 13 value..
Ladles Button Boots In all the leading
Boys and Youths' solid leather shoes,
Boys and Youths Flno Bluchcr Bals,
Boys and Youths Ton shoes, latest
faprlng styles, 32 00
Men's Russia Calf Blucher Bals, sell
elsewhere, $2 50
Men's Russia hand-sowed. In all styles
Men's Black and Tan low shoes
Men's Kangaroo and light-weight shoes
for fcpring wear.
Men's Fine Calf and VIcl Kid, Dongola,
and Kangaroo, in all styles
Tho ahovo Hat Is only a few of tho many bargains wo aro offering. Our line of Fino Men and
Women bhoes, ranging In price from $3 to $5, are as equally cheap according to quality as tho
The Economy Shoe House,
706 SEVENTH STREET N. W.
In Serious Difficulty!
Two large clothing manufacturers of Baltimore are
forced to offer tlieir product at retail in order to raise
CASH. Fifty thousand dollars' worth of clothing has
been shipped to us for immediate sale. Our instruc
tions are brief and to the point. It is an emergency
that must be met without flinching let the loss be
what it may. The clothing is here, -on our counters,
and this morning we shall begin the greatest cash
raising sale ever known in Washington a sale utterly
HERE'S YOUR SUIT:
Men's All-wool Sack Suits :...7; $3 00
lien's Black Cheviot Salts single or double-breasted G 75
Men's Scotch Tweed Suits strictly all wool V 00
Men's Clay Diagonal Suits nowest cuts 9 50
Men's Regent-cut Coats and Vests 8 00
Young Men's Sack Suits cut extra long . 7 25
Men's Trousers In neat stripes and checks 2 00
Several hundred pairs Men's Trousers .75 and 90a
Children's Suits in Blue CheTlot 1 75
Boy's Suits, 11 to 19 years 2 75
Men's Serge Sult3 pure wool 6 40
100 Styles Men's Suits choice 4 00
Ofilco Coats : 20c
Money Itefundod to Any Dissatisfied Purchaser.
H. Friedlander & Bro.,
Corner Ninth and E Northwest.
S12, 412 9th st. and cor. 8th and D sts, apS-lra
WHY NOT COME AND EXAMINE OCR
419 nth st nw. apae-lm
INTO GREAT FRAGMENTS
Armor Plate Shattered By the Big
Gun At Indian Head.
THE TRIAL OF GREAT INTEREST
Harveyizei Nickel Steel Plate Fails to Stand
the Test A Sad Blow to the Bethlehem
Company Another Teat to Be Made Soon.
Rotable Gathering of Naval Officers.
With a roar and a shock that made tho
earth tremble tho navy pet, tho twelve-inch
rifle, hurlod Its 850-pound projectilo against
an clghtecn-lnch nickel-stool Darvoylzed
plate, tho most poworful over tried, at the
proving grounds yesterday, and tore the
thirty-throe tons of steol into great fragments.
Tho result was a complete surprlso for all of
tho experts, and n sad blow to the Bothlchem
Steel Company, for unless they can do.bctlor
with the next plate they will lose tho S300.000
icprcscntcd by the group of armor plate of
which tho sample tried to-day was the test
Tho trial was of great Interest to armor ex
perts for several reasons. In tho first place,
tho plate was expected to show greater resist
ing power than any ever before submitted to
test Our nnvnl peoplo had tried seventcen
inch plates, and European governments bad
fired at twenty-two-ineh plates of compound
nrmor, but the latter is known to bo more
easily penetrated than eighteen inches of
homogeneous nickel steel, even whon the lat
ter is not Harveyized. In the second place,
the trial was expected to settle some doubt
that bad arisen as to the admissibility of
nppljing the Harvey process of surfaco car
bonization to tho hcawst plates and those of
Irregular shape. v
Consequently thero was a notnblo gathering
of ordnance experts at the proving grounds
at Indian Headjcsterdny, and doubtless thero
would have been more sae for the weather,
which, realizing tho threat of the morning,
drenched overybody with rain beforo tho day
expired. Tho plate submitted to test was
No. 5107 B, representing C13 tons of side
armor intended for the battleship Indiana
nnd made by tho Bethlehem Steel Company.
It weighed 33 tons and cot about 515,000.
In shajio it was an irregular oblong, 1C feet
long by 1 foct high, 18 Inches thick abovo.
with the lower odgo (42 inches) hoveled off
to a minimum thickness of 8 inches. It was
nickel steel, forged by hydraulic pres3 and
A tbirtecn-inch riflo, the largest In naval
use, was to bo llred against tins, but tno piato
was found to bo too narrow to warrmt this
severe test, so tho twehc-inch gun, which
will hereafter bo the maximum in our ord
nanco construction, was leolod at tho plate,
distant about 400 feet, Tho projectile, a Car
penter armor piercer weighing 850 pounds
and drhen by 269 pounds of Dupont's
brown prismatio powder, Mew across tho
siiaco with tho velocity of I,4C3 feet per sec
ond and struck tho plate about n foot to tho
right of the center. When tho smoke cleared
away there was an exclamation of surprise
from tho spectators. About thirty feet in
front of tho target lay tho shot, apparently
llttlo changed, while in tho plate was a gap
ing hole, nnd moro than that, threo great
cracks, yawning open eight inches-and run
ning clear across from bottom to top and
from tho shot hole to tho left edge.
An examination showed that tho shot had
forced Its point through tho plate to tho
backing nnd had then rebounded after crack
ing tho plate. Had tho plate been fastened
on tho Indiana's side, instead of ngeinstthirty
slx inches of oak backed against the hillside,
the chances aro that tho battleship would have
had a frightful wound.
Further experiments seemed to be needless,
but tho contract conditions requiring it,
another shot wa3 fired at fragments of plate
on tho right about seven feet bro.id that re
mained uninjured. This time tho gunner put
419 3-10 pounds of powder in tho gun, and
tho projectile, another twelve-Inch Carpenter,
wasghen additional force and sent at tho
maximum velocity 1,926 feet per second.
Again the plate was rent In twain, splitting
widely across, but the shot did not escnpo,
for while it forced its point through thn plate
and about eight Inches through the oak back
ing it was twisted in several pieces, tho
point remaining in tho holo and tho remain
der lying in fragments outside tho plate.
This was the end of the test, and tho plate
failed signally just why the expertj do not
It wa3 recognized after tho first shot that
there had been an extensive but concealed
crack in the plate running from the center to
tho left hand edge that bad c!ti'd before tho
trial. Certain ominous snappings nnd crack
ings had been noticed while tho piato was at
the mills, but a stcim hammer had been
brought to bear upon it without disclosing
tho hidden flaw, and it was supposed to bo
Ordnanco officers believe that this flaw was
tho sole cause of tho failure of the plate. Tho
manufacturers, however, bcllovo that the
trial proves that these heavy plates
cannot be Hareyizcd with benetlt. They
hold that in fact tho process really weakens
the piato by salting up severo and destructive
internal strains when applied to heavy plates.
Nevertheless the ordnance officers, having
proved to their satisfaction tho efficacy of tho
Harvey process on tho soonteen-Ineh plates,
aro not prepared to admit, until thero havo
been further trials, that it will not servo
equally well for tho eigbteen-lucu plate, tho
heaiest nrmor designed for our ships.
Tho Bethlehem company will hao an op
portunity to submit another 13-Inch piato to
test before the entire group of twenty plates
lot tho Indiana is Anally judged, and as they
will doubtless tako this chance to savo tho
5300,000 which tho plates cost, tho next trial
may Anally set at rest tho doubt that now ex
ists as to tho cause of tho failuro yesterday.
Wolf Creek Poetry.
The Scimitar complains of tho depressing
tone that pervades tho verses of Memphis
poets. When CoL William R. Mooro or 31r.
Howard Hawthorno McGIice Indict a few
stanzas theso days they read as if melancholy
had marked them for its own. The Scimitar
is unablo to dlvino tho cause of so much sad
ness, but we tako it as a matter of course
that It nil comes of the bilious influence of
tho bogs. 1'oets, liko other people. hae
livers, and it is not reasonable to expect thoso
of Memphis to chirp tho glad notes of Spring
time song irds after having breathed the
dispiriting malaria that comes from tho com
bined waters of Wolf creek and Bayou Gayoso.
Tho Memphis poets need change of air. If
they could be so fortunato as to inhale for a
reason the puro ozone that circulates about
Nashville their verses would have a lively
ring liko thoseof Miller John McCann, though
they couldn't, of course, hopo to keep up to
the spirited standard of bards who are so
blessed as to lho in Nashville. Nasbvilie
Tacts About Breathing.
In tho ordinary respiration of man sixteen
or soventeen cubic inches of atmospheric air
pass into the lungs twenty times ft minute, or
a cubic foot every flvo and one-quarter min
utes 274 eubic feet In twenty-hours. The
lungs hold 2S0 cubic feet. At each rcspira
1.375 of oxygen is converted into carbonic
acid gas. The nitrogen inspired nnd expired
la exactly equal. During tho act of Inspira
tion the lungs havo been found to bo tho
coldest parts of the body.
DONT spend $100 for a lot, but WAIT until
you have read our extraordinary offer in sub
urban lots at Columbia Park, adjacent to Wash
ington, on page 2 in next Sunday's Times, whero
you can buy lots from $25 to $50, on easy terms.
Call for circular and get in on tho ground noon
Office G23 F st. nw.
MUGCS L-DISa RESTAUKANT.
Ice cold beer 5c per bottle; also finest
brands of vinos, liquors, and cigars.
Ico cold beer served in stono mugs,
OPPENHEIMER'S. 1021 7th N. W
HE KNOWS HOW T.0 BLEND THEM.
Ted Fisher, an old Craftsman, Is now blending
drinks for us. Now, boys, call and seo him. Be
will prepare a drink for you "fit for the gods"
and a lunch "fit for a king." ..
Oi to CIO G street northwest.
Beginning Monday Morning at- 8
O'clock we will offer choice
of any Suit in the
House TO ORDER,
AH our $20, $25, $28, $30, $32,
$35 Suits Included, and
Choice of any Pants in the House
ffll OJr $5, $6, $7, $8, $9, $10 Pants Included.
Nothing Reserved. Everything Goes
Pioneers of Moderate Prices,
403, 405, 407 Seventh St. N, W,
OOK PLATFORM "We Sell No Poor Shoes at Any Price."
"Reliable Shoes Only at Honest Prices.
Will socuro at present better and moro satisfactory Shoe values at eithT of our
three Stores than we OTOr offered better we think than you can obtain at any
other Houso In town. Wo don't want "YOUR DOLLAR" unless you think so your
self. Even after you have bought from us "YOUR DOLLAR" will go back to you
in caso you find you can do better elsowhere. We've shod more feet this Season
than over before in the same space of time. This ought to show that our assertion is
But convince yourself, to-morrow, if possible, and see what great Shoes we aro
Ladies' Soft Black and Tan Low Shoes.
Ladies' Doagola Button Boots.
Men's Serviceable Working Shoes.
Men's Comfortable Slippers.
Misses' and Childs' Button or Laced.
Misses' and Childs' Black or Tan Low Shoes.
Boys' and Youths' Iron-clad Shoes.
Boys' and Youths' Tan or Black Low Shoes.
Our higher-priced Shoes, of course, nearly everybody knows, are beyond competi
tion for Quality and Style.
WM. HAHN & CO.'S
Reliable Shoe Houses.
930 and 932 Seventh Street. 1914 and 1916 Pa. Ave.
231 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast.
Is our prlco for a pair of t'aoso Wing-tip Patent Leather Shoes for men the only
PKOPEU SHOE for dross. Men's Hand-sewed Russets, $J and $1 a pair neatest shades
of the season.
Havenner & Davis, inc.
02S-930 F STREET NOBTHWEST. ATLANTIC BUTLDrNO.
Money to Be Made, How?
If You Get Your Clothes Made to Order at Ready-made Prices.
419 SEVENTH STREET N. W.
EXPERT IN TROUSERS.
IGE GRKRM S0DR 5c.
Prescriptions Compounded by
Graduates of Pharmacy.
Easterday's Drug Store,
COB. a ST. AND N.J .AVE., X.W.
Dr. C. S. HODGSON,
North Capitol and I Street N. K.
Pure Drugs and Medicines. Ico Cold Soda! and
We sell "Uniox Made" Clean.
'Night bell promptly answered."
Your patronage earnestly solicited. apSS-Sra
This Is Shoe Ad.
Thoufht perhaps when yon saw that pen you might have though: we'd gone Into
tho Motlonery business, but HEHJIKUN & CO has meant SHOES for a third of
century, ana IlFJLDltUN & CO. means SHOES to-day. Tho BEST SHOES at tho
LOWEST PRICES. That, of course. Is understood.
ror those who vrrlto wo'vo a present Cut this coupon" out, bring It to us with
your name and address, and wo will give you, FREE OP CIIAEQE, one of our crys
tal pens. They maka writing easy. Everybody wants one. Everybody can get
one. Simply cut this tout and present It here. Costs nothing but your time.
CUT THIS OUT.
GOOD FOR ONE CRYSTAL PES
nEILBRDX & CO.'S, 403 7rn ST. N. W.
GA Genuine Hand-stitched Russia Calf Wing f
Tip Bal, In all the nobbiest shapes,
E Hand-sewed Low Cut3, Oxfords, or Prince Al-
berts, a mint of comfort for ion, at J
N Tannery Calf High and Low Cuts, French,
Globe, and Opera Shapes. All widths, I A
TCasco Calf Lace and Congress Gaiters, also "
Russia Grain, High and Low Cuts. All styles. m
S Those who wear large sizes can save here, as
we have a lot of Sutton and Congress Gaiters, C
worth S2.HL To close,
Seventh Street Number, 402.
Sign"The Old Woman in Shoe."
63-CLOSE AT 6 P. M. SATTJBDAYS AT 11.
"We Sell Our Goods, But Not Our Principles."
S. Kann, Sons & Co!i
711 Market Space.
CALLED TO NEW YORK BY TELEGRAM.
South Broadway, Baltimore, Md.
LOUIS KANN :
If you are interested in a big job of Silks come at
That was the substance of a telegram recelred by the senior member of our Baltimore Hons
from ono of the largest Silk Houses In New YorS. Thirty minutes after we arrlTed In New YorX
the deal was closed.1 15,000 yards, the first four lots, represents the cream.
40 pieces Printed China Silk, on black, nayr, brown, and gray grounds: they are 21 Inches wide,
the cloth N all silk, and the patterns are Tery neat and pretty. An Idea of styles are displayed
in our Silk ivindow at
25c. a Yard.
5,000 yards and not one-inch less of SJ-lnch Figured China Silks that are Just in for this sala.
If eTer there was honest value offered tho trade, this lot will merit your kind attention and in
spection. SOc. for the real 50c quality; the colorings are the best that the manufacturers could
center upon this season, and the designs aro stripes, spots. Tine, and flowers.
3,000 yards of Si5-Inch Printed Indlas Wo must admit before colng any further that this lot of
Silks are the best Taluo mo hare ever controlled In spite of the many good things we hare had
before. Tho goods wore Imported Into this country to retail at 75c a yard; we put them in this sal
at 39a According to theso prices there must Do an orer-proiuction of silk worms.
Another grand purchase. We shall open Monday for this sale 23 pieces of 2S-Inch Finest
Quality of Printed Indli Silks, highcolors, on black and brown grounds. The designs are Tery
choice and mostly miniature effects.
50c. a Yard.
They will go like a rocket, because they are equal to any St Silks OTor Imported.
What do you think wo have dont with all of our Fancy Novelty Silks? We have taken S9c,
93c. and SI. 19 qualities and made one batch of the entire lino and placed them In this sale at
75c. a Yard.
Wo never pull against tho tide. When wo find wo are making no headway In clearing out a
big line of stuff we pull In our oars nnd let cut prices manage our SALES.
Black Molro Francaise, Black Moire Antique, Satin Stripe Moire and Fancy Black Moire. Just
the thing thit everylxidy is buying for capes and dress trimmings. We bought quite a line of
these goods at much lowor prices than those wo havo on hand, and in onlor to place them on
equal footing with our last purchase, w e took our 31.19, 1.29, $1.39, and JL1V, and make them all
$1.00 a Yard.
We feel very contMent that our trade will appreciate this announcement
White Figured ludli Silks. We have the very thing for graduating or commencement dres.
Ever so rnauy now effects, from the neat pinhead check to zigzags, vines, stripes and dots. Tla
bilk Is tho Genuine Figured Wash Habitua, is full 25 inches wide, and placed In this sale at
59c. a Yard.
1026 7th St. N. W.
You may, and you may never again, haTe as honest an offer as this sale opens to you
to supply your wants in seasonable CLOTHING. Your idea of style whether a SACK
or FROCK SUIT long or short cut, single or double-breasted and your ldoa of PRICE
will be met hero. And in each instance TWOFOLD VALUES will be given. The origi
nal prices have boon SPLIT IX HALF.
SINGLE AND DOUBLE BREASTED SACK SUITS, now $3, wero $10; SUITS, now W.
were 812; SUITS, now T, wore $11; CUTAWAYS, now $7.50, were $15; CUTAWAYS, now
$S, wero $IG; CUTAWAYS, now f9 nnd $10, wore $13 and $20;FIUNCE ALBERTS, now $10,
$11, and $12, were $20, $22, and $31; PANTS, now 75 cents, 31, $2, and $2.50, were $1.50,
$2, St 00, and $5 00 Evory SUIT Is guaranteed to be perfect in fit and made np first-class
In every respect
AT HALF PRICE.
Mothers should bear in mind this chance. Our stock of BOYS' Clothing is one of the
flnost in the citr. You can get KELTS, JERSEYS, and WASHABLE SUITS from $1 and
up. KNEE PANTS from $13 cents upward.
1026 Seventh Street Northwest, Between K and L Streets.
DONT spend $100 for a lot. but WAIT until
you have read our extraordinary offer In sub
urban lots at Columbia Park, adjacent to Wash
ington on page 2 In next Sunday's TIMES, where
you can buy lots from $25 to $50, on easy terms.
Pnll frtf.lrrlni.nnrt Pftt laoD the ground floor.
Office 623 F st nw.
HTTEHAND'S OLD CURIOSITY SHOP.
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Gold. Silver, and Ulckol Plaiting. Soft Metal
n . .. n If t-1 Ulmia a Rnavta1f
No. 1012 Seventh St. N. W.
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