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THE TDIES, WASHINGTON. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. 1902. r
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NO HOLIDAY UNTIL
New-York Avenue Offices
Were Besieged on
.CONVENTION HALL WANTED
j Veterans Are Disappointed in Applica
tion for Chase's Theater Wo Place
Secured for Holding Meetings Of
ficials Negotiating for the National.
Despite .the previously announced
plans to close encampment headquarters
on "Labor .Day the pressure of work was
bo great that Secretary Barry Bulkley,
or the executive committee, cut short
his stay at Warrenton, Va., and return
ed to the city on an early train yester
day. A few moments after Tie opened
the front door he was besieged with
visitors that kept him from the volumi
nous mall until far into the afternoon.
Mrs. Ellen Spencer Mussey's return to
the city and to the work of the woman's
auxiliary committee, of which she Is
thtf chairman, was also a matter ot
much satisfaction. Mrs. Mussey reached
headquarters shortly after Mr. Bulkley
and shortly afterward was joined by
Mrs. McCullough, the able secretary of
the committee. Both ladies worked hard
the greater part of the day and expect
to push to rapid completion the work
'vrlth which they arc charged. Mrs.
"Mussey will make, her headquarters at
3-pieee and o-piece Suites, which
ever you prefer, from the leading
manufacturers of the country. The
best designs and richest coverings.
You get ihe best workmanship
whether you buy a cheap or high
3-piece Tapestry-c ovcrcd
3-piece Silk Damask-coveivd
5-pice Tapestry-c ovcrcd
3-piece Finely Carved-frainc
5-piece Silk Damask Covered
5-piecc Fine Silk Uama&k
Covered Suite $37.01)
.q-piece Lery Elaborate Can-- '
Chiffoniers of every kind in
Oak, Hirch, 31ahogauy, and Bird's
eye llnple. Every one of the very
best construction, ecn our Solid
Oak Carved-baek Chiffonier at
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THE HUB FURNITURE QQ-
the committee rooms, 1405 New York
Avenue northwest, from now until" after
Although the date for the opening of
the encampment is little over a month
off, no arrangements have yet been
made for a meeting place for the scs
sions.of the encampment.
Chase's Theater Engaged.
General Torrance, commander-in-chief
of the organization, in general orders No.
7, which reached the city yesterday, an
nounces that the sessions would be held
at Chahc's Theater. This is, hoecr,
The executive officers have hoped thai
the meetings could be held in Chase's
Theater, where the sessions were iieiu
ten years ago. Every effort was made-to
secure it, but there was some delay,
'however, in reaching Mr. Chase on the
subject. When the matter was laid be
fore him he stated the house was al
ready engaged, and he was unable to
cancel the contracts.
No place has yet been determined
upon, although it is said negotiations
are under way with Manager Hapleyoi
ihe National Theater. It is probable
that negotiations for a hall will be push
ed to a successful issue at the earliest
Official orders from Gen. Ell Tor
rance, commander-in-chief of the Grand
Army, bearing upon the arrangements
for the coming encampment were re
ceived yesterday at the encampment
headquarters in this city.
The first of the general orders an
nounces that headquarters will be es
tablished at the Ebbitt House on Mon
The most prominent makes in
Bed Room Suites to be had at sur
prisingly low prices. Innumerable
designs for your selection. Quality
is never sacrificed, no matter how
low Ihe price.
Oak Suite, with 4-drawer
Dressing Case and bevcled
edgc Mirror $12.05
Oak Suite, with stf ellcd-f rout
Dressing Cae i.$lS.75
Large Finely Carved Suite,
with largo beeled plate
Full Quartered Oak Suite,
beautiful finish $3S.50
Parlor Rockers. Bed Room Rock
ers, in fact, Rockers of every kind
for even- room in Ihe house, from
a 40c Sewing Rocker to a Cobbler
seat Arm Rocker for $1.25.
A highly polished Oak Rocker
for $1.0S: worth doulile.
Our stock of Rockers comprises
also iheniost expensive and stylish
would be cheap
day, October 6. The executive commit
tee of the national council of admin
istration will meet at headquarters on
the same date at 3 o'clock and the
national council of administration at
5 o'clock p. m.
The following comrades will consti
tute the committee on credentials: The
adjutant general, R. M. Smock, depart
ment of Indiana; John H. Thatcher, de
partment of Connecticut; George A.
Newman, department of Iowa; Fayette
WyckotT, department of Michigan; T. C.
Mastcllcr, department ot California and
Nevada. They will report for duty at
headquarters, Ebbitt House, Tuesday,
October 7, at 10 o'clock a. m.. and con
tinue on duty during the day.
The assistant adjutants genoral will
report to the committee the location of
their respective department headquar
ters, and the number of representatives
present and entitled to seats in the en
campment The adjutant general will
issue representatives badges.
The order says, in part:
"Aides-de-camp on the staff of the
commander-in-chief will, upon their ar
rival at Washington, immediately report
for dutv to Acting Senior Aide-de-Camp
Henry S. Peck, 1412 New York Avenue.
"Sunday. October 5, patriotic services
will be held in many of the churches of
"Monday, October 6, 'Camp Roosevelt'
will be formally opened at 4:30 o'clock
p. m. The camp will be located on the
White Lot. south of the White House,
where all reunions will be held. In the
evening a mammoth campflre will be
held at Gonvention Hall.
"Tuesday, October 7. is Naval Day.
There will be a parade of the Naval
Veterans' Association, Prisoners of War,
Sons ot Veterans and other special vet
erans' associations also, the regular
troops. District National Guard, High
School Cadets and other organizations,
civic and military.
"The Hon. Commissioner of Pensions,
Comrade'E. Fl Ware, will give a recep
tion to the veterans at the Pension Of
fice Tuesday afternoon, at 3 o'clock.
"Tuesday evening, at S o'clock, the
welcome of the "overnment of the Dis
trict of Columbia will be extended to the
Formerly Wash B. Williams.
ABOUT SIX WEEKS ago we announced the fact that we had purchased the stock
of the old established and well-known Furniture and Carpet House of Wash
B.Williams. We at once placed that stock on sale and in a phenomenally
short time we closed it out. Since that time we have been busy remodeling and im
proving our NEW STOCK, which we can assure the public without fear of contra
diction is not only the largest, but the best selected stock to be found in the city.
is to ell only well-made, reliable goods ilie best in point of design, 'construction, and finish at lower prices than anyone else. .Our motto will be -'"The
store that baves von money" and wc intend to live up to it. ' ,,
If you purchase any aiticle from the Hub Furniture Co. and have reason to feel dissatisfied with your purchase, your money will be cheerfully
Pailor Tables of every descrip
tion. Designs entiiely new for this
season, in all the finishes O.ik,
Birch. Mahoganv, and Bird's-eve
Oak Table. iood finish :. ..35e
Large-size Parlor Table S5e
lligbly Polished Quartered
Oak Table $1.75
Just 100 Pretty Tabouiettes,
would be cheap for a dollar
each to go for 25c
CARPETS AND RUGS.
Our carpel stock will Comprise
the best the output of the leading
manufacturers in Ingrain, Brus
sels. Velvets. A.iuinslers, Savon
Good Ingrain Carpel 41c
Excellent designs in Biusscls. ..75c
Rugs in floor sizes in Brussels.
Velvet, Smyrna, and Axminslers, in
cheap and high grade.-.
ALL FLOOR COVERINGS SEW
ED AND LAID FREE.
for cash, but you
Grand Army of the Republic and allied
"Receptions will be, given by the ladles
on Wednesday evening, notice of which
will appear on the official bulletins. Con
certs, excursions and brilliant displays
of fireworks will be given each day of
tho encampment week.
"Free quarters As announced In gen
eral orders Nos. 4 and 6, applications
for free quarters could only be consid
ered when madp through department
headquarters, as in said orders particu;
larly set forth. Owing to the large
r mount of work Imposed upon national
hcadquartcis. In arranging for free quar
ters, the executive committee decided
that no applications could be considered
after September 1 time and labor being
necessary to make preparations.
"Posts whose applications for free
quarters hae been received within the
time limit will be hcrcaff"- notified to
whom they shall report upon their ar
rival at Washington, with such informa
tion as may be important to give.
"Comrade Arthur Hendricks, past
commander, department of the Potomac,
and chairman of the committee on bat
tlefield excursions, has ma'de very com
plete arrangements for the comfort and
guidance of comrades who desire to visit
the battlefields. It is suggested that
comrades should organize parties, as
better arrangements can be made tor
eating and sleeping accommodations and
such other transportation necessary,
aside from that furnished by railroads.
Railroad accommodations will be ample
and every effort will be made to trans
port safely all comrades who desire to
take these trips.
"The committee on battlefield excur
sions will arrange for a detail of Its
members who will be appropriately des
ignated by badges and bo prepared to
give Information In regard to trains,
time of departure, etc. Members of the
committee will also accompany trains
to battlefields remote from the citle?,
such as Winchester, Manassas, and
Chancellorsvlllc. Vehicles and experi
enced guides will be on duty at Get
tsburg, Fredericksburg, Antietam, and
Petersburg. It is suggested if parties
sbould be organized In advance that thex
correspond with Comrade Hendricks,
1405 New York Avenue, Washington, D.
"By command of Ell Torrance, com
This management pos.cses facilities for buying- in large quantities,
because we have stores elsewhere. Buying in large quantities and
for ca-h iiiMire;. you a aving, because the cheaper we buy the
cheaper you get the goods.
BRASS AND IRON BEDS
' In this as in other lines Ave have
secured the best makes such as the
Greenpoinl Metal Beds, Foster
Bra-s, which aie second to none in
Ihe country; the well-known line of
Ball Bros., and last, but not least,
Oliver Bros., of Lockport, N. Y.
quality the first essential in every
A Good Metal Bed $1.75
A Brass-trimmed Bed $2.75
An exceedingly handsome Bcd.$5.50
Beds in varied colored and
bronze ell'ccl.-, in 'Ihe most exquisite
designs and at prices sure to please.
A large assortment of this useful
as vjo'II as ornamental piece of fur
niture, both in highly polished
quartered oak and mahogany finish.
A fair-sized Highly Polished
Combination Case $14.50
A niosl elaborate Swelled
front Oval-door Case $22.50
can have your purchases charged
mander-in-chief, Silas H. Towler, ad
No Danger of Congestion.
In reply to a complaint from a Wash
ingtonian that If the veterans' parade
disbanded at Seventeenth Street there
would be congestion at that point,
which coniplnlnt was forwarded to Col,
A. N. Blakcman as the marshal of the
line, the last named has written Mr.
Warner, saying In part:
"Your correspondent Is mistaken
about the parade being dismissed at
Seventeenth Street and Pennsylvania
Avenue. The route will be to Seven
teenth Street, thence north to K Street,
where the dismissal will take place.
This course was selected because of the
number of wide streets that converge
there and which is not the case with
Eighteenth Street. There will be no
congestion at the point ot dismissal. I
hope you are making satisfactory
progress with your arduous duties. With
your able management I am .sure every
thing will come out right. I expect to
be in Washington September 10 or 11."
President J. Hadley Doyle and Secre
tary E. Richard Ga3ch, of the Potomac
River Regatta Association, have sent -to
G. A. R. headquarters a copy of a gen
era' circular which announces the forth
coming G. A. R. regatta and asking
financial assistance. The meet has the
enthusiastic support of the executive
committee of the encampment, and is
expected to prove a notable success.
Circulars have reached headquarters
announcing the organization of a G. A.
R. escort to the commander of the de
partment of Minnesota, Perry Stark
weather, which is to consist of several
hundred men. According to these an
nouncements, interest in the encamp
ment must be very great in Minnesota,
and the attendance in Washington from
that State will be large.
The reunion committee met last night
at headquarters for the purpose of con
sidering a letter drawn up by .the secre
tary, which will be forwarded to the
President, Inviting him to be present at
the opening exercises of the thirty-sixth
national encampment, October 6.
The letter was sent to the President
last night, and it is believed that he will
accept the invitation.
Wjf "S tGXL Wmw
Our Extension Table stock is
both extensive and varied in its as
soitment: designs not found in
every store: all brand new and
lower in price than you ever saw
li-ft. Oak Extension Table. ...$3.75
(i-i't. Cluster-base Extension
Large 3Iassie-leg Table $S.50
In this department you will find
complete assortment of Toilet and
Dinner Sets, Kitchen Cupboards,
Cabinets, Kitchen Tables, Kitchen
bines comfoit with beauty of de
sign. Many e.citisie styles. Prices
are within the range of any pm-se.
Think of $2.05 for a handsome.
Morris ( hair. Large polished
f i ames, hair cushions; Chairs which
co.-t you $15.00 elsewhere, for $0.50.
Gom'' Seventh and
JOHN C. NELSON TO
Alexandria County Jury
Unable to Reach a
ELEVEN STAND FCR ACQUITTAL
Disagreement Arises Upon Contradic
tory Nature of the Evidence Case
May Be Nolle Prossed Tighe Put on
John C. Nelson, on trial In Alexandria
county courthouse on the charge of
arson last week, will be given a new
trial on September 22, the first day of
the September term of court. The Jury
which received the case Saturday were
unable to agree as to whether or not he
burned the gambling houses at Jackson
Cfty on the night of July 14, and upon
reporting no verdict to the judge yester
day morning, were discharged. Eleven
of the twelve men voted for acquittal,
one Juror remaining steadfast in his be
lief of Nelson's guilt.
After the report of the Jury to Judge
Love yesterday, that they were unable
to agree on a verdict, Messrs. Bendhcim
& Sbllllngton, Nelson's counsel, asked
the judge for his release on ball pending
a new trial. Judge Love said that he
would take the question of bail under
consideration, and announce hl3 decision
in regard to the matter on Thursday
If experience counts for anything our many years of experience
should count for much. You can as well buy the best designs as
poorly selected stutT. You only seo the best here, and for les
money than you would have to pay for inferior styles elsewhere.
More styles of Sideboards and
Bullets than weie ever shown under
one roof. At least a dozen of the
leading makes of the country repre
sented. Oak Sideboard $7.50
Large Oak Sideboard $12.50
Handsome Quartered Oak
Chairs of every description for
dining room or bed loom all new
patterns of prominent makers.
An Oak Chair 55c
A Dining Room Chair . .'. Son
A Polished Box-scat Dinner
Chairs up to $7.50 each.
The most prominent factories in
the west in this line of goods are
lcpresented in this store. China
Closets, in plain anil elaborate de
signs. Quartered Oak China Closet. $12.50
Quartered Oak Glass-back
without extra cost
morning when court opened. Nelson will
remain In jail In the meantime.
The Jury which failed to return a ver
dict announced to the judge that they had
not disagreed upon a question of law,
which might be cleared up by further
legal Instructions from the court, but
upon a question of fact, arising from the
contradictory nature of the evidence.
Commonwealth's Attorney James E.
Clements, upon the announcement of the
Jury that they had failed to agree, moved
the court that a new Jury be Impaneled
and the trial proceed at once, as tho
prosecution was prepared to go on. The
counsel for the defense objected to this,
stating that as they had expected tho
trial to come to one termination or an
other by yesterday, they had a number
of engagements which It would be neces
sary for them to fulfill.
It Is possible that ihe case njay be
nolle pressed by the Commonwealth be
fore it comes to trial at the September
term of court, although this result is
not confidently expected by NeUon's
Case of Tighe Up.
After the Nelson case was disposed of
"Jack" Tighe, who is charged Jointly
with Nelson with having applied the
torch to Jackson City on the night of
July 14, was brought into court. Attor
ney R. C. 'l. Moncure, of the firm of
Machcn & Moncure, who represent;
Tighe. moved the court that the Tigoa'
case be continued until the next term of
court. Commonwealth's Attornpy Clem
ents objected to the continuance.
A compromise was finally effected and
the Tighe case will come up. on next
Monday. It Is likely that the case will
take almost as long 03 the Nelson case
did, for ihe defense will put twenty-one
witnesses an the stand.
Hall Racks and Hall Mirrors in
endless variety, from the one suita
ble for the small hall to the most
massive kind. Ye suit your taste
as well r.s your pocket. Solid Oak
Racks. $6.50 and up to magnificent
Golden Oak Racks for $75.00.
More Couches are here than you
ever saw under one roof. New con
structions and handsome coverings;
plain and tufted styles in velours,
tapestry, and leather.
Full Tufted Velour Couch... -$3.50
Large Spnng-edge Turkish
frame Couch $12.50
The Stove stock, like everything:
else v.- cany, is of the best. A poor
stove is not cheap at any price.
What wr sell you, either in cooking
or heating stoves, we guarantee to
give satisfaction or money re
funded. or interest.
D N. W.
Formerly Wash B. Williams.
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