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FRIENDS HERE ANXIOUS.
POT'BT ABOUT MISSIONARIES.
BRIEF CABLE DISPATCH TO METHODIST SO
CIETY AROUSES APPREHENSION—PE
KING PROFESSOR. SPEAKS.
Ticn-Tsin. the centre of the fiercest fighting be
tween the foreign troops and the Boxers, Is a
chief station of the Methodist Episcopal Board of
j-'o-eig-n Missions. It was there that during the
early part of the present trouble the members of
the Tsun-Hua station were ordered for safety. in
all th^re are about forty church members in
the city, counting the members cf the missionaries'
families'. This cable dispatch came to Secretary
A B. Leonard, of the Board, and has left the of
ficers 'n doubt and anxiety about what has been
golngoninTlen-Tsin: C he-Foo. June 1,
T;«*n-Tshi bombarded. Peking very serious. Hop
fc-.r.s. Brown. King saved gunboat. BROWN.
Thi? message gives comfort only in that it as
sures the safety of these three missionaries by
eay.ng, as Dr. Leonard Interprets It. that they have
Wen taken aboard a gunboat. It brought no news
ai the many other missionaries and their families.
.:• :, STREET, PEKING. WITH THE FRENCH LEGATION ON THE RIGHT AND THE GERMAN LEGATION ON THE LEFT.


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The list of the Methodist mlssionar.es at Tien-
Tsin is: The Rev. J. H. I'yke. who Is in marge and
whose home is in Indiana: the Rev. F. Brown, wife
and five children, home. England, appointed in ISS6
from' the Ohio Conference: the Rev. I. F. Hayner,
wife and three children, home, Ohio, appointed in
1533 from the New- York Conference: the Rev. G.
R. Davis, home, Ohio, appointed in 18S7 from the
Detroit Conference: the Rev. W. T. Hobart. family
in the United States, home, Michigan, appointed in
1&S2: the Rev. M. S. Hopkins. M. D.. wife and three
children, home. Massachusetts, appointed in ISSfi;
the Key. H. Kins', v.ife and three children, home,
Michigan: J. Victor Martin, no family: the Rev.
Dr. W. F. Walker, wife and one chiM; •:>-, Ind
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ENTRANCE TO PALACE WHERE EMPRESS DOWAGER LIVES. PEKING
Pei-Ta-Ho, the place where the American Consul
at Shanghai says in a dispatch the gunboat Nash
ville took aboard thirty-!.-.- missionaries who
later arrived at Che-Foo, mi yesterday described
by Isaac T. Headland, professor of mental and
amoral philosophy In the University of Peking. He.
said that It was a little summer resort for mission
aries on the Gulf of Pe-chi-11, two hundred miles
r.onheast of Tlen-Tsin. There the basinets men of
China and their ...... - go. Clvl! engineers, their
wives and children are also residents of the little
settlement, and people who go there to Study the
Chin«rse Language. It Is not on the map. Professor
Headland was cure there were no Methodist mis
sionaries there. Jn speaking about the general situ
ation the professor said:
It might b«. as tome one has said, that this will
put the Christianizing of China back tifty years.
Then again, and mere likely. It may send things
ahead an eqaai time, It the Powers should put the
Emperor jigain on the throne and help him carry
out his progressive ideas China will jump toward
civilization. No. I do rot believe that it is for the
h*-st welfare of China to havf her territory divided
among the different Western nations. There is
really no need of such partition, if these countries
would only (*lve their (rood will to the troubled
c«umrv. When the Emperor was in power and
counselled by : he progressives— there are no more
able men In China than those who advised him—
not one of the reform edicts he issued could be
found fault with in the slightest particular, even If
they should be examined to-day.
The European nations and business Americans
art- potting to have feelings about China of un
adulterated, sickening selfishness. It Is all what they
can get out of It, while for those who are in China,
working for her people nnd her. It is all how she
can be helped. A business man was In h*>re talk
ing with me the other day who was going to Wash
ington to see if he could not reap a little some
thing out of the present misfortunes of China. It
may be that the Emperor was a little hasty, but
you can't always get reform by going at it short
steps at m time. It is true that the Empress Dow
nger Is a stronger character than the Emperor,
but not a better.
There is simply nothing In the belief that Russia
has ii;y great interest ir the Boxers, except to sup
theni Bhe has about all the territory sh
;orts and all. It is only the natural reeling:
th.-i- she should have the first say about questions
arising upon her own borders that leads her to take,
the chief place amoni foreign Powers In the pres
ent rio;^. She is by far the most Influential nation
In China.
"The A'.fi-'i Board of Foreign Missions of the
Congregational Society has had no news from
China." said the Rev. Dr. Charles C. Creegan.
the Aiatrtct secretary. "Its mission at. Tien-Tsin
• a first one established there. The Rev. Dr.
Henry 81.->dg<-tt. now stationed at Peking, was the
founder"
The French missionaries have sent oat a cir
cular letter from K!ang-Nang. dated April 26.
which piv- -s «imething of Interest about the at
tacks of Boxers upon the missionaries. The
Rev. F. J. . Francis
. has just received a
rioters wen • In five pr<
and h. : ke.i the Catholic coni
■ s. A part of the letter follows:
The Catholics were well armpd, and resisted the
attack and drovf off the Boxers. There were very
few fal ■ ' tne Christians. The
ins has Wn considerable. In one en
gagement, that or" Yu-Uhang. the I
the field. At the Episcopal resi
<:<=n-Hien. in the southeastern part of
Pechili Province, the Boxers made a bloody as-
I Tain It is generally believed that
the Boxers intended to make a combined assault
db. The Boxers wish rather to
set tire to the quarters so as to rob the places
In the ronfusSon vr'ni"h may arise. In antici
pation of such an attack a corps of French volun
has been organized. The corps numbers
tnder command of a lieutenant.
Another letter, from Tchang-Kla-Tchoang-, has
Deen translated as follows:
The most interesting item is the defence made
by our neighbor^ of Tong-To-Kowo against the
Boxers. .-ibout eisht hundred of these robbers
attacked the houses of the Christians there. The
Christians, although few in number, made a
brave defence. The battle lasted an hour and a
half, and the arrival of the soldiers put the
brigands to flight. The Boxers lost at least thirty
killed, and a large number were wounded, many
of whom died the next day. It was truly edifying
to see the spirit of faith with which our Chris
tians acted. Before the attack they knelt in
prayer, and even during- the tumult they might be
heard invoking the lid of the Holy Virgin. At
present there is a aim, which, however, we do not
expect to be of lons duration. The rebels have
again begun their reunions in the north, and we
know for certain that they have patrons among
the high officials of the Empire. The greater part
of the Christians have shown a marked increase
in fervor, a large number of those who have been
robbed or tortured preferring to lose all property
rather than to recant. This Is a great consolation
to us. In one instance a native Christian, laori,
whom the Boxers hoped to win over to their cause
on account of his past friendliness to them, refused
to yield. His ears were cut and he was put to
torture for four days before he escaped. The
Viceroy of Pechlli has issued a decree calling on
Christians and non-Christians to live In peace, but
it has had no Immediate effect The assassins of
the Rev Mr Brooks, a Presbyterian missionary,
have been condemned to various kinds of punish
ment One of the assassins is to be beheaded, one
is to be strangled, a third Is condemned to life
Imprisonment and six others are to suffer lighter
punishment. _
LAUGL SATING TO THE rjTT.
CORPORATION COUNSEL SATS TWO COURT OF
APPEALS DECISIONS INVOLVE $6,000,000.
Corporation Counsel Whalen has expressed the
opinion that the city will save about W. 000.000 on
account of two decisions which were handed down
by the Court of Appeals on Friday. The first de
cision is against the New- York Central and Hud
ton River Railroad Company, which sought to
vicate assessments for local improvements on its
nroDerty in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth
w-ird- north of the Harlem River. The second de
cision' dismisses the appeal in the Whltlock-ave.
n^essment case, in The Bronx.
The Corporation Counsel has asserted that the
•decisions sustain the charter provisions as to as
>es*ments upon property for local improvements
nn'rt will put a stop to much speculative litigation
by property owners who try to evade the payment
of assessment*.
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY. JUNE 24, 1900.
THE CITY OF PEKING.
BY H. W. LAWSON'.
From The London Dally Telegraph.
Peklni? lends Itself to nickname and alliteration.
An English Minister described It as the place of
"dirt dust and disdain." Others have found It.
iike Lord Amherst. a city of despair. Henry Nor
man says that the two moments when one ap
preciates It are the first Eight of its frowning gates
anil the last. Whatever it is or is not to the "men
of long views" it must always be one of the nerve
centres of human Interest and International re
lations. During the dynasty of those Mings whose
name was the war cry of the Taipings, and is to
day in the mouths of many of the secret societies
that form the great difficulty of Chinese rule and
management it was a city of but second rate im
portance. Their attention was given to the embel
lishment of the now halt' wasted city of Nanking,
often called "the nationa 1 . capital," but Peking has
been the Imperial capital sine" the Ta TslnKs seized
the throne, and those who are qualified to speak
are of opinion that any notion of degrading it
from Its pride of place to suit the convenience of
European diplomacy is foredoomed to failure. .It
is not only the capital of the Manchus. it is the
capital of the mandarins. The official world Is of
the Pekingese stamp, and Pekingese Is the official
language, the toLgue of the graduate and educated
man. To the ear It has a pleasanter and softer
sound than the rough dialects of the provinces,
and it has been developed and moulded to the
elaborate and ornate phrases of polite society.
The "sh" is often heard instead of harder and
more uncouth conjunctions.
In the four cities which make up the. capital, and
. arty in the Imperial city, live most of the
- and opulent class, and. therefore, the
houses are of a more important and solid appe:ir
er ■ i.ewnere. High brick wails.
single stone entrance, surround a multitude
Hanked by tile roofed dwelling rooms.
Ir Is a curious and univerj i among the
Chinese to put up Immediately faring the outer
door a stone or brick screen, ' lets or
scrolls. Inscribed with the names of an
cestors or classical texts. The object, according to
time honored superstition. Is to ward off evil spir
its for the demon on enteritis- knocks hi:- head
s^nse
but an elementary hatred of mankind, is repulsed
and goes ay.ay sorrowful. Why the aforesaid
demon should nave the cleverness to turn tn at the
nte, yet not sufn< lent ■■• wheel round the screen,
Is difficult for the uninitiated to understand. TheTe
Is no attempr at ostentation, or even of decent
comfort, about these dwelling pi
CITIES WITHIN THE CITY.
The four cities of Peking are the Chinese, the
Tartar, the Imperial ar.d the Forbidden. Each is
quadrilateral and marked oft by a wall, from out
side to centre, in the order given, savo that th«
Chinese city i? an e-xcrescer.ee. and joins, but does
not encircle, the remainder. Originally the Chinese
had to be kept at a safe distance in subjection to
mchu conouercr but such a precaution is
now superfluous, although there survives a per
ceptible variety of type, in spite of the mixture of
blood, and the'Manchu women dress their hair in a
different fashion, secured at the back by a long
bar that i? turned down after marriage. Within
Uneee city is a vast open space, the two
great inclosure." of -vrhich are green with trees ar.d
dedicatee!, respectively, on the north and south to
the Temple of Agriculture and the Temple of
Heaven. In the middle there are three
great systems of religion, of worship and of phil
osophy "working together in harmony with a Gov
ernment which patronizes and conforms to each
without friction and without fusion.
Of all three the founders lived about the sixth
century B. C. but Taoism has lad the popular
advantage of being able to identify itself witn every
object of the wonder of veneration of men. if
the official classes, by reason of their training, are
mainly Confusianls.— that i? to say. agnostic, in
their intellectual sympathies— that does not absolve
them or their Imperial master from the regular
and elaborate observance of the great Stat*- s-r
vicea of the year. The mighty spirits of earth
and heaven are invoked by the Emperor without
the intervention of ecclesiastic, and, by deputy.
through civil officers throughout every province.
To the powers of earth and heaven he professes
himself subject. He styles himself '"Son of Heaven
by imperial succession," and he asks for the
"efficient aid" of the "imperial spirits of earth and
heaven," by sacrifice and oblation.
AN AMERICANS PRIVILEGE.
Foreigners are rigidly excluded from the Temple
of Heaven, wnere once a year, at dead of
night, the Emperor goes in solemn procession.
The gates are kept strictly closed to all but
the duly qualified. It was not always so, and
there are old Peking residents who have in days
gone by entered the precincts in Chinese dress,
one. In particular, being Li Hung Chang's popular
secretary, Mr. Pethick, an American gentleman
who has lived in China for many years. An ex
ception waa made in the case of Prince Henry of
Prussia, but. unhappily, the result has been, ac
cording to Chinese logic, to insure continuance of
last year's drouth and to hold up the rulnclouds
to the utter impoverishment of the land. The
connection between cause and effect does not seem
very close, but not less so than tha popular belief
reported recently from Persia that a like failure
was due to the setting up of a stone by a foreign
surveyor.
Beyond the area of temples a random aggregation
of wooden shops it-adp up to ona of the principal
? rates, pierced in the Tartar wall, the second and
amous wall of Peking. In all, this wall' is twelve
miles round flanked by protruding bastions and
solidly faced with broad baked brick*. ih« twantv
feet of space between the sides being filled up with
mud reduced to the consistency or cement. The
storied towers above the gates are tiered with In
clined openings, made to look as if they masked
cannon, and actually painted with white and black
circles to make tne delusion complete, in order to
cheat the god of war as he passes by. These
painted bricks are a good example of Chinese civil
ization. Even though they be but simulacra, it is
the natural duty of a Chinaman to respect them as
If they contained the finest of artillery. The ap
pearance is right and the appearance is everything.
No gate In China admits direct ti> an inclosure. and
.usiae th-? great gate of Peking there is a curve
and then another pate, similar to :hr first, leading
to the moat important ar..i busiest thoroughfare, in
whi -h ar^ to be found the principal trudes and
hostleri. s
A great difference exists between the Imperial
J and the provincial cities, in that th'> main
- of Peking are of adequate width, although
and booths havf b-en set up between the
frontage and the roadway on either side The
tgs are rarely two stories high: most of them
have a tlat roof, protected by a canrec wooden
parapet. Another difference between the north and
the midliinds Is that the cold o* the Mongolian
ml the high latitudes make the people close
in the fronts with boards and pap^r win-lows, while
a wadded portie.ro keeps out the wind. Signboards
scrolls, hanners and trade emblems are tn front of
every shop or place of business. Scarlet, brown,
yellow and black, with characters of brightest gold,
they make a striking show of color that is a relief
from the uniform monotony of Chinese cr^tume.
ami the pr,;,-j is parti -ularly effective as a means of
distinction. Amid trad»- s:u r n^. snnie. notably those
of the barber and the pawnbroker, are not unlike
the old signs of th>- West; the bootmakers have
rh« same a*< can be seen in Nuremberg to-day;
others, with many colored paper scraps and strips,
are less intelligible.
A certain amount of fantastic carving in wood Is
used for external decoration. Inclosing the wildest
caricatures of man and beast, and on :he wooden
doors of the houses are painted the figures of Chi
nese grods and heroes, designed to strike terror into
the unwelcome intruder. The infamy of trie paving
and roadmaklns of Peking has passed Into & proverb.
Originally th^ stone : sways that lead
from the Chinese to the Tartar Wall, and tn and
from the several gates, must have been grand
achievements, made up as they are of substantial
blocks of limestone, clamped with iron bolts, but
nobody has ever troubled to keep them in the
slightest semblance of r^pa:r. although a large sum
of money !s annually paid over to tne r>ffi"Uils for
the purpose. The consequence i» that ttiey are
broken up by deep ruts ami cavities, which tesflfy
to the enormous length and weigiu. of the traffic
that ha nd to the inanimate stupidity and
corruption at the authorities In letting" the mis
chief go so far. Apart from the flaps, the roads
and lanes are formvi and maintained with a com
position that is enough to bring MacAdam from
his grave. On the Chinese principle of "waste not
■want sot." the road.- are made up and repaired
with the contents of the drains and cesspools, ajid
In the dry climate oi ChlhU the dust Is ankle d^ep—
I had almost said knee de-p— of so delightful a
mixture. This does nor exhaust the Ingenuity of
the local authority. In order to keep the dust
within the bounds of respiration the roads are
plentifully watered with the liquid contents of the
sewers, laded out at every hour of the day In
enormous wooden spoons. The sort of smell ema
nating from this road material would require the
pen of M. Zola adequately to describe.
LANGUAGE DrFFICT'I.TIES.
Of a grand Chinese house of the old style the
English Legation, formerly a princely palace, Is
not a bad example, and its tiled pavilions are kept
In a condition of repair and spick-and-span order
which mark the extra-territoriality better even
than a foreign flag. In the compound live not
only the Minister and the subordinate officials,
but also some twenty student interpreters, who
spend two years in learninf • .>-nta of the
Chinese language before they can enter the Con
sular service, to obtain any real knowledge of the
language is said to take an intelligent European
at least ten years, but it Is possible to pick up
some three thousand of the characters in a shorter
time. The other odd ten thousand must be left to
chance and circumstance. Of the tones, some are
never mastered, and as every" intonation conveys a
different meaning, it Is not wonderful that in the
conversation of half-baked Chinese- scholars hall-
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FIBRE CARPETS, the new and SSLT^mK ♦
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Ing: from Europe there occur mistakes of pro
nunciation at which the Chinese are hugely
amused. Every vowel has four tones, and to the
untutored ear three are very much the same.
There Is a theory abroad that too much Chinese
learning makes men a little mad. and among our
Consuls it Is a standing Joke to echo the talk of
their fellow countrymen and say: "Of course, we
are all lunatics; you see. we talk Chinese." One
wonders how far the isolation of the Chinese has
contributed to the extraordinary difficulty of their
language, and how far their isolation is due to it
— clearly a case of action and reaction.
In the Forbidden City, which contains the Im
perial palaces, no foreigner ever sets foot, except
when the staffs of the legations carry their con
gratulations to the Emperor on the. New Year
Day— the 6th of February of the Chinese calendar
— and in the rare cases of special audience, one
of which took place when Prince Henry of Prussia
was personally received by the Emperor at the
very door. This question of audience has for the
last hundred years been of the highest political
importance. First came the demand for the per
formance of the kotow: then the right of audi
ence, completely conceded in 1573; lastly, the place
of audience, toward the satisfactory solution of
which much was done when Sir Nicholas O'Conor
was received, not. as formerly, in the Hall of Trib
utary Nations, but at a palace within the For
bidden City Chinese prejudice never disappears
before the light, but it is daily being broken down
by its own weight under external pressure. In
years to come even the horrors of the Peking cart
may be discarded by foreign residents in favor of
the foreign rickshaw, but this depends more on
the mending of Chinese roads than on the mending
of Chinese manners. How long will the dry bones
live? But for the interfering hand of the bar-
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cheviot srrges and Venetian cloths, Eton or fly-but- pique; also of natural linen, hemstitched tucks,
toned semi-fitting jackets, latest shape -*n r\f\ flounce or insertion trimmed; were #* r\r\
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"f?tSZ a Shirt Waists and Dressing Sacques-
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CANVAS COVERED TRAVELLING TRUNKS, brass CLUB BAGS of imita t ion an ; g3tor ° lsn ; n lmed / *'**
bound, hardwood slats, heavy brass lock, on bnt- 12 _ in 7Q 13 _ in g g . v ±15t •g5
torn, protected with two heavy leather straps, ' * wv "» ' osu> • owe
28 in SO in.. 82 in.. 34 in. 36 in CLUB BAGS of genuine al!i 3 ator. brass trimmings,
3 - 98 ' 4 - 3 \« in 4 5 - 63 " h ""°"W 2.89; a*. 3.19;
5.98 6.40 14 - - 3.49; »-«.. 3.89; 18-in., 4.29
CANVAS COVERED STEAMER TRUNKS, light TELESCOPE CASES, leather protected corntn.
weight and durable, iron bottom, corner irons, hard- 18-in.. 50c. * 20-in., 65c. •
wood slats. Monitor lock, 22-in., 75c* 24-in., 85c '
;28 in SO m 32 in.. 34 in 36 in., TELESCOPE CASES, a!l leather bound, best ends
2142 ' 14 2 - 54 88fa.r -Win.. **n 1 *?"* TELESCOPE CASES, leather bound, best grade
2 - 14 Z'sZ ' 5 38 in. ' 40 in J \ 95 c. ; 2'>-in 1.10;
3.75 3.98 l 22-in., 1.20; *•■„ 1.40; 20-m.. 160
Steamer and Travelling Rugs — immense assortment — low prices.
125 th Street, West, between Lenox &
IZ3UI Oireet, WeSl, Seventh Avenues.
LIBRARY BOOK- «
CASE of excep- I
ceptlonally neat *
and popular de— •
sign In golden oak |
finish, very well |
made, highly pol- ♦
lshed: heavy plate
glass doors. 4 .
large. roomy •
■helves: very good »
value for :
5.99 I
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MU3IC CABINET of
ISeUj design, graceful,
irtistlc: developed In
iiahogany. nicely fln-
Ished, highly polished,
Bras.* rail a: top. fancy
carved door, oom
modlous interior, with
shelves, very well made
In every particular and
a pronounced bargain
1 1 our price.
5.25
♦ k •
A (plcndt'l offer for hotel, boarding house or private ♦ ♦
• home everything to the lot Is of excellent quality. dur- ' |
1 able and thoroughly desirable. , ♦
Bed in k 1 BBS ■•* ftaUh. Bureau, tn golden o**. ' ,
♦ Waahsta~d in rold«n oak. ■ 2 Cane Seat Chairs. Doubl» * 7
! Weave Wire Spring. Bxtm J V. Mattreaa. 2 15 75*
• *-tt O K. feather pillow a. Complete for . IJ.I Jf'
barian certainly would they llr» !■ s»se«la
DERRICK BREAKS WITH A GIRDEM.
THREE MEN HURT IN THE FOUXDATION Of TUB
NEW EDISON" BCTLDTSO.
A large derrick u«M«d for hoisting steel gtrtlers,
columns and beams In the foundation of the new
Edison Building, at Flrst-ave. and Thirty r.th-st..
fell yesterday. Injuring three men. Frank Gorman.
thirty years old. of No. 443 West Forty-second
■t.. had his right lei? broken, his left s« sev^relr
bruised and his body covered with bruises. He waa
taken to Bellevue. William Walsh, forty year» old.
of Ms 340 West On*»-hunflred-and-nlnth-st.. w&o
had two ribs broken ami received many bruises,
was also taken to Bellevue Hospital. James Mc-
Laughlin. of No. 137 Union-st.. HiKh Bridge, had his
left arm crushed. He was able to go home.
The left foot of the derrick was Insecure, «ad
this, it is sa!d. caused the accident. A large steel
girder was being 1 hoisted and had reached to qaita
a height when the derrtck slipped and th? slrdw
came crashing down. Wl'liam Davidson, the fore
man, who has charge of the work for Mllliken
Broth-- contractors, was arrested and taken to>
the East Thirty-fifth-st. station. Two weeks aero.
It was said, another derrick broke and fell, but no
one was .-id.
Larre. comfortabU
ROCKER, extra 'tae.
over 4 ft. In height
and rroportlonately
wide; well made:
framo of white ma
ple, seat and nack
•eat of woven re«d;
bargain at
1.45
ROC KE B OR]
ARM CHAIR, of
very Urge propor
tions, frame of nr.a-
Cle. finished Si
either natural rr
malachite: braced •
arms, high bac*.
double cane seat
and back.
ROCKER Mi
CHAIR 2.00
UPHOLSTERY DEPARTMENT, I
BAMBOO PORCH SCREENS. b«st Quality, pul- ♦
toys and cord complete:
Irani. orM«u. ♦
4 rt. wU* x - ft. loa*. <h» ....... Me ■
6 ft. »L. x t5 ft. lor.tr. - . «3c»
6 rt. wt.Je x - ft. lonn. « '- . . . "t I
8 ft. wld* x 10 ft. lon*. «-a l.*O •
10 ft. wide x J» ft. lon*, ea --- l.*» f
4 ft. wH* x S ft. l.inc. *a I :»rk. *»c ♦
4 ft wi. • - .. «*c #
6 ft. wUI» x ■> ft. lotus. *a ... 86c
h ft. wkl* x S ft. li'fiic. -v 1.2* «
10 ft. wid* x S ft. .... . L*> '
Shad** mail* to onl*r at tft* »!sorte« notice. Prtc** »
the lowest.
NOTTINGHAM LACK CURTAIN:?. «xtra <jua!lty: »
Rncular value $1.15. «p#c!.il >B>e. p«r p»ir.
Regular val!i# 1.73. special V"k\ p*r I i- ' #
Reirular v*lu<* 2.U5. special ».3» p«r rair.
Regular valu^ 3.T*<. n*cta! IS*" P«r p».lr.
TAPESTRY PoRTIURES. cwm: weave*, fall 7
line of colors: .
Regular valu» $4.00. ap«:tal $'2.*& per pair.
Regular value «.«>. ipe tal 3.50 [xrr pair. ( ,
Riftular v»iu» 7.M. »peclal 4. i>* p*r pair.
Kesular v*Ju« ft. oo, special tt.73 pss POSE 4
_!
i COtTCn of very destrabl* deaigr.. tn
, Derior n-.ak*' an*l flnish In every *tai! .
i baaa of golden call, tlnely car»e-i. strong
t and servl.-eable: excellent upholstsry.
■ tufted seat aw head, covered ta h«w
c Tapestry: very durable and faih- 6.90
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Our Looation. Lt".w Tax Rar<» an<i lai
• m«nse Purchasir.it Power Enable Us 10
' Undersell All Corr.p»titors at Least 40
• per Cent.
All goods d*livere<l alone th» A:Uittic
• seacoas: as far »ruth as Asburv I"arit.
' an*i »c: up on rrwnilses. Suburban d«
• liveries dal!v within about lUO miles.
♦ FOLD I N <i
> BE! 1 iwpuUr
♦ drtk style.
I rotden oak nn
♦ Uh. exce!l»r.t
1 ■* amaal 1 p.
♦ fcUhiy po 1 -
1 tshed. brass
♦ trlnai M 3.
■ carved panels,
♦ ccmlce, eta. :
1 special bargain
♦ a: our Dncr.
I art..
! 9.90

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