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NEW YORK, SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 1898. -COPYRIGHT. 1898. BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION.
I KLONDIKE SIDE LIGHTS. f Tit AIM JOXJtS, A FAMOUS IIUXTJSll Vi AXD OVIliZ, lTItlTES VIVIDLY. r 1 U "" ' M""",t " " D"l nr' una Tin 4 Othrr-w fter.n Mind. r Them m te J ( 'j Klondike lllrrr Rhoatlaii m. While Is.nn , I TUnmsnulio, Juno 18. Frnk Jones, a fa- X j mon hunter nd culde of the fur West, li now . 7 In the Klondike, where ho went several yesrt !' ro. llli experiences hare ben exceedingly 9ll Trled nnd exciting, nnd he telle them In hli ml i own wy In letters to Casper Dull, & prominent mil lawyer of this city, who has frequently hunted I M blarame In tho Rocky Mountains with Jones as I.jf ' RuWo. Extracts from two of those lev II l ttrs show In the most (trophic way tho toll y j n& danger nesoctated with tho hunt for the !! i precious metal In Alaska and likewise throw In 1 1 teroatlnR ldo lights upon tho customs In that i) frozen prt of Undo Sam's domain. Jones It i rives somo Information about the same of the J i , country which will bo news to ninny. In a lot- 7 j tor written at Fort Cudnhy. Yukon niver.Dec 'j i 4. 1804, which was received by Mr. Dullln the (I followlnir April, Jones writes gloomily of the l outlook: i "The old spirit Is within me still If I can got Iti It to move," ho says, "but I think evolution Is M working on mo backward, and If I stop long L "r0 I shall degenerate Into a bear. I don't loro IfV ovorythlngnnd everybody, as I used to; in fact jf A ) " Is my last deal. My last chip Is up. If I I yi wln, then hurrah for bettor days; If I loso. then msti 1 will not Rick, but my body will never leavo fll ( Alaska. Hard usage I have hsd; hunger and 1 I BCro norr. for there Is not an ounce of prorls j Ions to buy within four hundrod miles of ( uere. and those of us who hare not enough I l Inust wait until the first boat comes up. I h0R? to ' th:s letter out this winter. If I do f K will costal; that Is tho prico tlmtls charged I for carrying letters out, and from SO cents to 91 I each for bringing thorn in. whioh is cheap enough: 7AO miles overland and the thertnome- J Jer standing at soventynnd eighty degrees be- Ihl low for weeks at a time. I would giro my Inst tS ilollar soonorfora letter than for nnnr, so you Hi may know bow I value a letter. We got no H( xiows from the outside world, only un occasional Hjl clipping, which little bit of outside news is sent- HI' Jo red from man to in mi and from camp to camp. IB 1 suppose that I had better begin with my trip i M core and take jou around with me. 'H "I left homo feollng bad. I did not want to K i. come here, but took It ns my last. venture. Came X, ny the Northern Pacific ltallroad to Tacoma, n then took the ateamor Toneka for Junoau, thon H f J he Rustler for Dyas. Thero work began. Tho i Indians at Dyos aro great packers; they pack to .(. . - to the summit of Chllkoot Pass for $10 per turn- HT ored weight or over, to the lakes for $14. U'e WBr lucked our own plunder over. There were KJ eight of us in ono mess. Wo got over all right, Iiut our stuff on sleds and pulleil down Lako .iadermnn and half way down Lako Bennct, H vrhoro wo stopped to build our boats. Thero fB tvero quite a number going the samo way, m nmong whom were three women and a little girl nnd boy. Our mess built two boats; wo sawed tho lumber with a whlpsaw. " Tho ire still remaining solid, we concluded I to go bunting for meat, as our grub was begin n nlng to get a little low. I saw threo objects travelling along tho sido of the mountain, nnd I rustling down through tho bush I found one of I the boys. We went up to where they had dls I nppeared, and found that they were bears, one I white one, which made me think at first they I v oro curl boo. We saw them, but could got no 1 closer than -100 yarls, so trailed them for about I three miles, when thoy went down Into tho Mm I ber nnd began digging roots. They had been I nicking berries on the side of the mountain. We I worked around until Jim I mention the man Ixcausal shall have occasion to speak of him Jurther said: 'Can't you kill ono from hero I" Yes.' I answered, 'bull would Ilka to kill that white one Urst; that Is tho bad boar and I know "0h, kill any one; wo can manage the other two, bo replied. m '"His too far to tho other sldo,' I said, 'but B hero goes for tho nearest ono with Its head this A' "7Tm ne hundred and twenty-five yards will Wk "O Now, Jim. bo rondy for trouble and don't f run.' Ut "Almost at tho report of my gun tho boar V ll, never to rlso again. The other two ran H!i way. and Jim said, 'Thoro goes your bad .. near.' 'Yes. and here ho comes back again,' 1. iu i. v o uroa iwo or tnreo snots ana missed, when they both lumped out Into tho open and started in a circle around us. V e both tired ( together and bit both of thorn, and right thore HB the ball opened. Tho bears were both roaring, coming over logs and around trees and the Winchesters were giving them bard music to H dunce after. It seemed as though we could Hfl not koop them down, and I don't think cither 8f us wus doing any missing. Finally the srkest one gave it up and tell dead, literally H cut to pieces, but the whito ono seemed more H determined than ever. I tried twice to got my H favorite shot at the butt of tho or. but ho n was moving around so lively that all I could I do was to break bis under jaw nnd cut a bolo He? through tho shnrp rldgo on tho skull, tie H?i had now got within twenty yards of us, HE, when, rearing up on his haunches, he got n r raking shot across the belly. His forehead was Hf now right and again we llred together. Ills last H hittlo was fought. Two bullets within an inch H of each other had done It. I must say that I ad H inlrod Jim, as I watched him very close all tbo n time. I was standing behind a treo and shoot M Ing by tho sine at it; ho was kneeling behind an U other, two rods off and shooting ns cool as H though It wero a turkey instead of a benr. W Kverr time ho shot 1 could soe It jar the bear. M J don t think It possible that t hut bear cuuld ever w Jure roachod us even if wo liacl not llred tho last m two shots. I tell you the truth when I say there were I wo bullet holes In his honrt and his slues H wore literally stove In. That is vitality fit for II the best and an animal worthy of any man's H, steel." VI Jones gives this description of how he and i Jim shot the White Horno llnplds: "We went 1 1 up along I he sldo of the cation ana looko I down. 11 We saw some go through. Several struck tho II walls, but all got through safely. Wo got into I the boat after taking oil our hip boots. 'Now, I Jim,' said I, ' 1 will run her out with the pad j die nnd lot hor float straight for the centre; you HI save your muscles and pull when I say the H word. Wall. 1 workod her out to the centre l una pointed her down stream. We were draw J Ing near fast. I sot a fair look down the canon; j It looked awful, the water in tho centra several U ' feet blither than at the sides, and one great JH wave after another fuming at the wall with an exact mato at the other side. Every wave HI ' and Its mute came togethor in the centre In H the shape of a V, nith the open end up. Hi and the centro was our route. I have Hi ro.idof the Jaws of death, of the jaws of hell, Hj and haro experioncod the jaws of a ber. but H never had such a feeling before. Iiut tb cur Hj rent had us now, and no power on earth could HB bring us back. I don't eupnoso it would have Hfl been so bad but for tbo horrible roaring. I Just 1 thought we must do as others did and nened Hn tnyselt for the ntrugglo. got tho boat perfectly HH straight for the nrst breaker, nodded to Jim, nnd Hn Ibouted to 'Scthernfiro we will make itl' Tho HH way ho bont to those ours was mngntllcent. M After striking the ilrst breaker wo wero part of Hfl the time In the nir and part in tho water, but I HJ felt like a now man, took delight In the waves, HJ ooonslonilly shouting to Jim: ' Itlght.' 'left, Hj 'bard now both,' und we rode right on the ?omb or these waves and never dipped a bucket ul of water. Tbo caflon would never more haro HB any terror for mo." HI . Of tho White Horse Ilaplds, threo miles below K the canon, Jones says: ''The upper end of tho HM ' rapids does not look very bad, but the lower K end looks like a cavvy of white horses nil buck- HB Ing furiously, oacb one with a while rider who H is repeatedly thrown, but Is continually rc- HM mounting. Wo packod our plunder around and Hy let our boat down with along rope, wulklng on , the wall rock above. Home boats were crushed, )- somu broken In two like straws. We got down i all right." Jones tells of somo moro exciting oxporlonces on tho rlvor nnd of the arrival at Forty-mils Post, lie predicts that some day this will bo a great tourist route, going to the mouth of the river, over a.OOO miles, and there taking steamer for about 3,000 more by sea. He gives an ao oount of his first prospoctlng for gold and tells of tho unsatisfactory results. Others, however, were more fortunate. Jones tolls of seven kinds of bears which he Saw along the Klondike Hlver anil with which e had numerous encounters. He also speaks In detail of the swift and dangerous streams Oiled with bidden rocks and trees and the great diflloulty of navigation. On thn uth of Decem ber, he says, be saw tho sun for lbs first time in three weeks, "It does not shine on us down here," he ex plains, referring to the post, " but shines for a few minutes on ths mountain. You may rest as sured that I looked and looked I never saw anything more beautiful until at last It was gone. I love tbe sunshine. I then turned around and looked at the moon big, bright, but cold and desolate. Yes, the scene changod. Away In the distant north under that moon was a plo ture no artist has ever yet painted. A world of peaks and crags away above timber line, cov ered with snow: not pure white snow, but of a bluelsh cast which said to me cold, cold, cold, I turnod again where the sun went down; still a X warm look in that direction; my heart went mf-"' After referring to tbe Intense cold of the win- CT. ter In Alaska, tbo guide says: " Hera In summer upTCjey this Is u land of roses and any amount of small wild fruit, chief of which Is the cranberry, red 1 faipbcrrr, red ourranu , and a doxen other 1 lfiaill. I should Jiko this country If 1 had no family, or I shonld like It better than I do lf I knew that my family bad all the necessaries of life, which they have not. Thoy cannot rough It and wear ths skins of wild animal nnd live on meat like I can, but lf they all live through this winter, I hope to be able to do something for next fall," Three years have elapsed since Mr, Dull re oolved the letter from which these extracts have beon made and another lettor comes from his old guide. It Is dated Dawson, July IB, 1807, and was received on April 27 last. lis refers In opening to a letter received from Mr. Dull a few days before, which was written on Aug. 30, 1800. He says the letter " brings me back to days when I was Just a little happier and everything wns more pleasant." Those were the days, ho ados, when money had no value for him; that since he had tried to aoou mulate monsy be had seen mors worry and trouble than ever before. "1 have no reason to complain now. What I have accumulated within the last ten months would. If put Into dust, amount to V15.000 or 20.000. but It has brought caro with It. I am kept busy looking after my Interests, but my mining ground Is all winter digglugs, and real ly, I don't know how much or how little my ? round is worth. I am looated on llonanxa nnd loar creeks. I know what It Is to see end han dle gold. I have seen one dog packing forty pounds of gold and strings of men with fifty to seventy-lire pounds aplsce. It looks now as though It might become necessary to demon etize gold and remoncttze sliver, as there has hardly been a starter made In taking It out. No one began burning until about February. Still there were lota of dumps thatoleaned up over 9100.000 and $30,000 Is common. Mon who could not pay cash for their grub last fall have had to hire mon to pack their gold to town for thorn this spring, but I was not so fortunate. I had only about 100 ouncos t)l,700. I worked on a dump which cleaned up (98,000. Wo workod about three months. I expect to bare a dump of my own next spring." Jones says the river Klondlko Is spelled sev eral ways, among others Conedlke and Tron dike. It Is full of salmon, and he writes of tbe bears coming to the river for fish. He also tells of shooting moose by attracting them to a "lick" at midnight, when It is light enough to snoot, 'lhe storlos of the awful ravages of tho mosquitoes which have oomo down from tbe Klondike have evidently not been ovordrawn. "It seems," ho an j s. "that all the little dovlls In hell were turnod looso to torment us here from the mlddlo of June until the middle of August. I have a sack made of oboese cloth thatuts over my hat and down undor my shirt collar with n small pieco of mosquito bar set In over my eyes to seo through, and still they got Inside In spite of nil that I enn do. Under date of Sopt. 10. 1807, lie writes: "We have put up $1,800 worth of hay and killed and sold over S'.'.BOO worth of moose nine cows, two calves, and two yearling bulls. A good bull would dreii between 1,000 and 1,100 pounds." He tells of killing two large mooso and hiring a boat to lako tho carcasses down the river. On the way down he was swept out of tbe boat by a log projecting over tho river and narrowly escaped drowning, the swift water and submerged trees and logs making It almost Impossible ror him to get his head above water. He Anally saved himself niter an awful struggle by catching an overhanging willow, whose branches whipped the stream. The meat of the two moose con s was sold at Dawson. "Two of the boys that 1 came with aro burled on tbe hllllslde oack of Dawson; one was tbe first burled and tbe other tbe last, making twenty-three since last spring." This Is the prlncioal reason given by Jones for a feeling of homesickness. Ho complains that tho absence of civil officers works a great Injustice to the miners, who lose many thousands of dollars through Invasion of their rights. He has this to say of Dawson City: I bavo spent some time around town where one sees sights that only seeing is believing; but one thing I will say a quieter or better dls- Sosed lot of men I never saw. One can go Into a anco hall with probably two or three hundrod peoplo and lotsof drunkB, both male and female, whooping, singing, cursing, dancing and gam bling for big money, but all Is good nature. Orub 1b eenrce. and many of us will go hungry before spring. I must take to the hills or starve 1 bad what was called a guaranteed order; that Is, I put up mv money last spring and headed my order with 500 pounds of flour ana every thing else In proportion. When I went for it, all that I could get was CO pounds of flour and other articles in proportion. A few capitalists got In last fall nnd havo bought millions of dollars' worth of property. Hundreds of claims will be sent out ana put on the market. Tho second claim below me sold at random for 91(10,000. Most of us original stakers will sell tbls winter. My claim Is fifty-eight miles be low discovery on Bonanza. Tbe best property lies on tho creeks as I nsme them: First, ana best of all is Eldorado; next and almost as good. Is Ilonanza, These two tako the lead. Thon comes Hunker, fJoId Uottom, Dear, Sulphur and Dominion, with Innumerable gulches and side hill claims. Some of these are very rich." nEr.z..uur coloxt at equality. An Uaraverablr Itrport Made on Its PrespeeU and Present Condltleo. Doldtii, Juno 15. Tho biggest co-operative scheme of recent years, tho Dellamy project for reclaiming tldo water flats of Puget Sound, seems destinod to fall, according to a report re ceived here. It has been watched with lntor eBt all throngh thocountry, and especially In the contral West, and Its town. Equality, has beon pointed out ns ths best oxample of a co-opera-tlvo commonwealth, and tho particular star of hope for nil the believers In tbe Dellamy theories. According to a roport made by a man sent out from this State to Investigate the colony and Us prospects, a man who Is In sympathy with the cooperative Idea, the colony Is a failure, tbe "brothers" discontented, tho lands unsulted. The " Ilrothorbood of tbo Cooperative Common wealth " was organized threo years ago after the Coxey episode, and was expected by tbou snnda of men and nomon to go far toward fcettllng the disturbances tben in progress, not only by absorbing the idle but also by Its ex ample and intluenco on other colonies to be formed later. Ono of the chief causes leading to the present state of affairs was tho selection of a location. The nearest railway station to the colony Is Belfast, on the Coast branch of the Oreat North ern Hallway, and from thero to tho colony head quarters Is a Koven-milo drive orer a corduroy road of the most primitive dnscrlptlon. After two hours of bumping along tbe traveller ar rives at tho opening In tho mighty forest carved out for their town of Edison by tbe unaccus tomod hands of the men forming this associa tion. Mighty firs and cedars, towering to the height of threo hundred feet, ana thick ly set about with underbrush and tangled slirubs, covered tho ground. Lying In profusion were trunks of trees, which had to bo hauled nwny and burned before tho ground was fit for cultivation. Thoolllcersof the cooperation are located here. Three miles further on In tbe for est, at a place reached by a path leading overthe stumps, dodging trees and across a great swamp, lies the land of the colony, Tho wagon road leading to It Is wretched. For Us entire length n wugon must bump between Jagged rocks on ono sldo and stumps or roots on tho other, with ono wheel down deep In a rut and the other de scribing a clrclo In the air. Huts filled with mud and water so deep that tbe wheel goes to the hub, holes and hummocks that make tho rider hold to his seat tu despair make this ride ono never to be forgotten. Kven lf the colony had supplies to sell, It could not take them to tho railroad by such a road. F.fforts are being made to cultivate 400 acres this year. Of this all but sixty acres Is cut-ovor land, from which tho valuable portion of the plno nnd other timber has been logged and the tops and roots of the logs cumber the ground. It Is on a hillside and thero Is an Immense amount of rejootod timber still standing that might be of value If near a market, but Is worse than useless hero. Immenso stumps, some of them more than twenty foot In diameter, f Allen giant trees as large, a mazo of brush, nnd all tho remains of what lumbermen call sluBblngs, must all be taken out of the way before cultiva tion can begin. It Is estimated that to clear up an ncro of this timber Innd would cost $200. What land Is not of this character Is on tho tide flats, and dikes milts long aro being constructed to keep out tbo sea water, Sulllclent time and labor havo already been ex pended to prepare and plant a thousand acres of reasonably well forestod lands, but not a foot wan In condition to plnnt a month ago, and hmdly an aero will be nut In crop this year. A resident brother has glvon a fow acres of partly Improved lands and a fow moro acres of land bus been loaned, so there will be a little food raised, but not a tithe of what the colony will require for Us needs for tho year. The colony has received from membership dues some 912 600, but In lhe pant few weeks this Income has been but about a third of what was calcu lated on. Tbe colony numbers about 500 at tbls date, with month!) expenses of about $1,400. Tho climatic conditions are such that malaria mnv prevail, and only hay, oats, vegetables, nnd some small fruits will grow. There could be no market for a surplus of threo could they be gotten from the ground and taken to tbe rail road, There Is no present prospect of the colony s becoming self-sustaining, says tbe report, Mniiy members of tho brotherhood would gladly go away, but thoy hnvo not the means. Others try to make tbe best of It. Some say thoy came there to work, that they could not get the privilege of working In the competitive world, and that now all they produce by their own bands la their own. As an offset to their deprivations and Isolation they say the social advantages of living with those who think alike and work together for tbe common good are suf ficient compensation. Tbese people Impress one with their earnestness and self-sacrifice. Their leaders are many of them theorists void of practical knowledge. Tbe officers and many of their followers spsak of their plans for the future with confldsaoa, cevsrUcleis, Mmmmmmmmmm ijxrrsj"u-ij"U'xr"u'XsJ''LrxrVM"sCrVrfifcrfciBii iii ssaBa"""!" sNssasasssassBasssjjaiasjgassBSsBssBBasassaiaB iriirswwtf"aM"M"sWfcfcW'SBV'Wr'sa''V'W'FV"V'yrsJSa BROOKLYN. Forceful Buying That Makes Lavish Selling. Perhaps the reason why nature is so perfect, so exquisite in her forms, so limitless m her forces, so inconceivable in her colorings, so lavish in her accustomed yield, is because she has learned how by dint of persistency, by the doing- of the same thing, so very often. Like nature this store's maintenance, its progress, its order, its efficacy, its facilities, its con veniences, its forceful buying, and its lavish selling have been secured by dint of persistency, by the knowing how and the where to get the very merchandise you want and at prices that will do you more real good and give you more real value than if you spent the money in some other investment ; and so along comes another Monday rich with more than its accustomed yield; there are golden opportunities for those who rise with the sun. Will you be one to take advantage of them ? Your orders sent to us by mail will have just as much care and promptness as if you came in person ; write to us freely. Our delivery service includes the sending of all purchases free of charge to any railroad station within a radius of 100 miles. When the purchase amounts to $.00 or more the goods will be sent free of charge to any railroad station in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New England States. Some Persuasive Silk News. Our silk store is always interesting:, always replete with the newest, taste ful, stylish fabrics, and always prepared to give you silks as low or lower in price than can be bought elsewhere. Instance these few items: C. J. Bonnet & Cie's Lyons Celebrated Black Taffetas. C J. Bonnet & Clt's 23 Inch Dress TtffeUs, value yet offered at 59c, sold elsewhere fine bright and lustrous quality, at 67c. at 79c. C J. Bonnet & Cie.'s 23 Inch Black Dress 1,200 yards 24 Inch all silk Lyons printed Taffetas, extra heavy and rich fabric, the popu- Foulards, nud. strong cloth, In navy and lar material for full costumes, at 83c. white, black and white, also black ground with SUMMER SILKS. colored designs, at 39c. instead of 69c. 2,500 yards all silk, one yard wide. Lyons 1.500 yards 24 inch all silk Lyons printed dye, printed Japanese Silk, extra fine and Foulards, new and stylish designs, beautiful bright quality, new and exclusive designs. In color combinations on black and colored black and white, navy and white, the best ground, at 69c. instead of Jt.OO. An Incident in Washable Dress Stuffs. It would take a chapter to describe them ; but we will let the p rices speak for themselves, they will speak louder than words. I21ac. quality Organdie Lisse for 7C. 17c. quality fine printed Dimities for 10c I2kc quality Percale for 7c 17c. quality Handspun Ducks and Welts for 12H:c quality Organdie Rayure, 7c 10c ci r .,tm. ,r 5c- quality Woven Dress Madras, 10c Section C, extreme rear. aSc qualUy u,d Linen 3,5 toT 1Sc, 15c quality stripe Organdie for 9c 35c quality French Organdies for 15c. 15c quality Lappet Lawns for 9c. 50c. quality Moussellne de Soie for 25c 15c quality Printed Madras for 9c 50c quality Silkand Cotton Zephyrs for 29c Decorated China at Undecorated Prices. The China man is house cleaning. Shipments of new goods have been pouring in and more are coming. To make the needed room all the articles that will not be duplicated have been piled on tables and repriced with but one object in view: The closing out of the entire lot on Monday. Celery Trays, 25c reduced from J1.00. Handkerchief Boxes, 75c, reduced from Cracker Jars, 50c, reduced from 9Sc. and $2.50. fl.50. Olive Dishes, 10c, reduced from 20c Cheese Dishes, 98c, reduced from $25- Chocolate Pots, 50c, reduced from $1.25; Ice Cream Trays, 50c, reduced trom fl-50; $1.00, reduced from JZOO. f I.25, reduced from J2.50, and $1.48, reduced Bath Sets, 59c from $3.00. Condensed Milk Jars, with plate, 49c. Fruit Bowls, 98c, reduced from $200. Cups and Saucers, Plates, Pickle Dishes, Nut Bread Trays, 35c, reduced from $1.50. and Fruit Dishes, and many like articles, all Glove Boxes, 75c, reduced from $2.50. marked at hurry-out prices. Another Sensation in Boys' Clothing. The Very Cheapest Yet, Less Than 1-2. A lot of dark blue Serge Suits, some of among this lot, regular price $4.98 to $6.48, at which sell regularly at $6.48, reduced to $2 69. $Z69. Beautifully nude, washable Sailor Suits, the 100 washable Sailor Suits, of the good kind, $3.48 kind for $1.69, and 89c Blouses at 48c, imported gallatea and regatta cloth, beautiful but note the details and then come before all styles and nicely gotten up, 3 to 11 year sizes, are sold. regular price $2.98 and $3.48, at $1.69. 50 very fine quality dark blue Serge and Chev- Finest quality striped Seersucker Blouses, lot Sailor Suits, collars tastefully trimmed, 3 to with Glen collar and pearl buttons, 6 to 15 8 year sizes, also some 3 piece Middy Suits year sizes, value 89c. to-morrow 48c. Women's Outing Suits and Separate Skirts. Summery at Summery Prices. Think of the convenience of these ready-to-wear suits and skirts ; if you are going away in a hurry, a few minutes will fit you ; the time and annoyance of dressmaking is avoided, and then you get new, up-to-date, becoming things that are good but inexpensive. 75 Cloth Suits, suitable for summer wear, they may be relaundered, In lots at $1.10, with top coat effect, black or blue, In three $1.45, $1.65, $Z25, $2.90, $350, $3.90 and lots, $5.25. $10.00, $14.25 i regular prices were $4.75 ; cheviot serge, $3.25, $4.85 and $5.90. from $9.50 to $25.00. FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN. 125 Outing Suits In linen, crash, pique and 50 Children's Outing Dresses In blue, brown gallatea cloth, Including all principal styles and green serge, prettily trimmed with braid shown this season, special for Monday at $8.25, and embroidered anchors, at $4.98, $5.25, $5.98 $8.75, $9.75. $11.75 to $14-25; regular value to $10.75, instead of $6.90 to $20 00. was from $12.00 to $2Z50. 75 one-piece Children's Woollen Dresses in 1,000 separate Skirts in Irish and Holland checks and fancy mixtures, trimmed with linen, crash, duck, pique and linen tweed, made braid and plain combinations, 8 to 14 year with wide belts and deep hems in order that sizes, all at $1.50 instead of $Z50 to $4.00. Rugs at Divided Prices. Matting Rugs, 36x36 Inches, 10c. each; 36x Cottage hand-made Rugs, 9x12, $6.75 1 12x 72 inches, 30c. each. 12, $10.00; 12x16, $1Z50. Chinese Cotton Rugs, 36x72 inches, at $1.00 Also 500 Carpet Veranda Seats at 35c. in- instead of $2.00. stead of 50c Matting Rugs, all In one piece, size 12x15 Rug dept. 2d floor annex, feet, $4.50, worlh $9.00. Excitement Among the Laces. Just received another lot of valenciennes Chiffon, Moussellne de Soie and Liberty laces and insertions, wider, prettier patterns silk In black, white and colors, 89c. quality at and better values than any yet offered, 12 tQ. . ,rH yards In piece, at 10c, 15c, 19c, 25c, 35c, iv peryaru. 49c. up to t 00 per piece. Tosca Nets, square and round mesh, black, Veilings for millinery and face wear, black, whe and colors, 75c and $1.25 quality at brown and navy, plain and dotted, Tuxedo . and Brussels meshes, 10c per yard instead of '.'.",, . . . ,. , . ... 25c 39c and 49c Mull Ties, dainty patterns, 6 inches wide by Made veils, washable, also Tuxedo and em- 54 Inches long, I7c. each histead of 25c and broidered chiffon, in black, white and magpie, 35c; 7 Inches wide by 63 Inches long, 25c 50c. quality at 25c. each, 75c. quality at 35C. " ms,e'1 of 49c each, 98c. and $1.25 quality at 49c. each. Section B. Cleaning, Dyeing, and Storing. Garments that are put away for the summer without having been thor oughly cleaned are almost certain to breed moths even if you do use camphor and the like. Our exclusive materials and methods used for dry cleaning prevent shrinkage and will brighten colon ; no injurious chemicals used. We clean curtains and blankets ana will store them during the summer months free of any extra charge. One of Our Rocker Events. Here are 20 large Colonial Rockers, they are well finished throughout, graceful and ornamental in appearance, comfortable and convenient, the backs and cushions are nicely covered with tapestry, in fact they have been selling regularly for $15.00, we are able to offer this lot at exactly half, that is $7.50. $1 Negligee Shirts at 49c. And other Fixings for Men. Men's Negligee Shirts, Madras, sizes 14& to MEN'S CYCLING SUITS 17 inches neck, every shirt worth at least $1. Even If you do regret not having one of They are slightly tossed, not soiled, the result our Bicycle Suits to-day, don't do so next of a very busy two weeks' selling. We hav Sunday. $7-50 and $8.50 Suits, $5 j $10 Suits, made the prices 49c for the lot $6.75; $12 and $15 Suits, $9.50. ficr shirts THE WH1TE SHIRT AT $1. a mil i m .1 ... u ., To the men who do not wear fancy Shirts A JUile0tf Neg iB." ,ShArtc'Jllth CUn to Summer our White Shirt at $1 should be attached, added to our lot of $1 Shirts, and all 0f interest. It is a great deal lighter than the at 6Sc ordinary Shirt, will lit you comfortably, and A very few of the $1.50 and $1.75 Flannel Is superior to any regular $1.50 Shirt 3 styles Shirts still left, price $1. of Shirts, 5 lengths of sleeves, and at $1. Warm Weather Underwear for Men and Women. We can fit you out with comfortable underwear, the kind that's easy to buy, but hard to wear out. Women's Richelieu ribbed white Cotton high neck, short sleeves, with drawers Vests, quality fine, low neck, no sleeves, silk to match, regular 45c quality at 3 for $1.00. tape in neck and arms, sizes to ft any one, the 'J? bSlSl" regular 25c kind at 19c each. sleeves, and drawers to match, with sus- .,.,., ...... pender straps and pearl buttons, sizes Women's extra quality fashioned ribbed Cot- shirtSi 34 to 44 jdrawers, 30 to 38, regular 50c ton Vests, handsomely trimmed with silk, quality at 3 for $1.00. Allurements in Women's Cotton and Silk Shirt Waists. It is said that the shirt waist has come to stay ; it's not the case with ours ; every day adds to the assortment of daintiness, newness and attractiveness, it is true, but every day spreads them through the city ; we can't keep them. For 19c. to-morrow we have waists that no one would be ashamed to wear ; and then from 39c and 49c. up ; such prices are phenomenal. Glance through this list: 19c INSTEAD OF 50c Large assortment of white Pique Waists. Percale Waists in navy and medium colors, plain and fancy, $1.25, $1.45, $1.98, $2.25, also Fancy Lawns in light colorings, white and $298. New King Waist, $i.49,$1.59, $1.93 to sell-detachable collars, perfect fitting, felled $325. "5rms- -,,.,, n . , . -98 INSTEAD OF $3-50. hilctZ "sorted ChlM Si,k WalstJ ,n Plain A well assorted lot of fine fancy Lawn and J,,.. .,.- . . .,.. Percale Waists in stripes and figures, some of z98 INSTEAD OF $4.00 AND $4.25- the best makers represented in this lot A choice lot of black China Silk Waists, ! 98c INSTEAD OF $1.59. mlde bias tucking, detachable silk collars; A choice lot of fine Waists In fancy lawns, this tot includes some Taffeta Silk Waists, dimities, ginghams, madras, all up-to-date $4.98 INSTEAD OF $6.50 AND $7.50. styles, including some sample pieces of prom- 250 well assorted Taffeta Silk Waists In lnent makers. black tucked front, in handsome plaids, stripes White and black lawn soft Waists, racked and checks, all shirt waist style; exceptional yoke, at 98c values. A Seasonable Showing of Shoes. s It pays to buy good fitting Shoes, pays in the comfort you have and pays in the wear you get. Our Shoes are made on the best shaped lasts, they con form to the feet, they look neat and are fashionable. Here are some induce ments for to-morrow: Women's white Canvas Oxfords, French welt rawhide sole, $3.75 heels, $2.50. Women's tan or black kid, full length Women's tan Russia Calf Tennis Shoes, Bicycle Boots, corrugated sole. $3-75. rubber soles, $Z50. Women's tan willow Calf Golf Boots, heavy Women's tan Russia Calf Bicycle Oxfords, soles with rubber disks, $5 85. corrugated soles, $Z85. 600 pairs women's and children's tan and Women's light tan Willow Calf Bicycle Ox- black Oxford Ties, fords, drab elkskin soles, $3.50. Women's Bicycle Boots and Boys' Shoes on Women's dark tan kid 3-4 Bicycle Boots, table where you can carefully examine them new last, $300. at leisure, and the prices art about half the Women's medium tan kid 3-4 Bicycle Boots, original Here s a Snap in Trunks And Some Ilousefurnishing Helps. We have secured a limited quantity of Trunks. In the trade they are termed Theatrical Trunks, because of their extraordinarily strong make-up. They are covered with heavy waterproof canvas, three coats of paint, solid brass excelsior lock, iron bottom, extra heavy corner clamps, three heavy hinges, heavy Taylor bolts, muslin faced, two trays, braced on four sides with malleable iron strips, and the prices were: 30-Inch, $6.50; 32-inch, J56.85 ; 34-inch, $7.25 ; 36-inch, 57.75. Our prices for this lot are $4.25, $4.75, $5.25, $5.75. H0USEFURN1SHINGS. I We have a demonstration to illustrate the Folding Ironing Stand, the best article of Its I benefits of using Mourning Starch This starch kind ever manuiactured; we have sold hun- 'ne proper thing to use in laundering co'ored dreds of them at 89c; this lot 59c each. slrt waists. "Snowboy" Washing Powder, 5c instead y'"1 Hy Fans, the best in the market, 0f i0c $1.69, instead of $200. Acme Soap, $Z48 box. u 30 Ice Cream Freezers, comprising the very Another purchase of that good hair Floor J"j mAn slightly shopworn, prices were Broom; our regular price was 90c; this lot J2-60, $3,79 and $3 93. to close, $1.25 each. 69c ' Pearl Suit and Skirt Hanger, 18c; 2 for 30c Self-wringing Mops, a very handy article, THE "CHALLENGE" REI'RIGERATOR. 22c Instead of 35c. This remarkable ice saver is unique In its Ladies' Garden Sets, just the right size for a construction, every known device toward Im lady to handle, tiie best quality, too, 49c in- provement having been taken advantage of. stead of 75c. The inside work Is decidedly better than in We have 25 Carpet Sweepers made by Bis- other refrigerators and the woodwork Is sell's, comprising the best brands, such as finished in a superior manner. For to-inor-" Grand Rapids," " Prize." " Crown Jewel," row we have reduced the price on the two "Ready," slightly shopworn, but all right for most popular sizes, if you are In need of a practical purposes; regular prices are from refrigerator, this Is an exceptional opportunity. $Z00 to $3.50; to close out, our price, $1.00 No. 2, 32 Inches lonz, 20 inches deep, and $1.50. 46f inches high, $IZO0, Instead of $18.00 Lawn Swings, the good kind, $3-75 Instead No, 5, 35X Inches long, 20 Inches deep, of H9S. 47X inches high, $15-00 Instead of $20.00, jiliiglMjjjngttTB-l---irrtirr- 1 T"m '"'"'-mtimwtmji 11 in 1 rooMyu 3nJfrtlfinwnlii. "H " Vfivr n".-! fi fi nsi risinsirifisnrij'sjxfi.sjsijA J 1 White Sailor Hats. :fj .' 35c. INSTEAD OF 4Sc ' 60 dozen whits Sennit braid Sailor Hats. F V J8c INSTEAD OF 75c. ' 24 dozennew white Jumbo braldSallor Httl 98c INSTEAD OF J1.4& 80 dozen extra quality double brlrtt white ' ' split satin braid Sailor Hats. , $1.25 INSTEAD OF $1.75- 120 dozen extra fine quality double brlia ' white split satin braid Sailor Hats in ilx dif- ' ferent dimensions. $1 48 INSTEAD OF 51-98 TO fcttS. r 80 dozen extra fine white spilt satin bnld doa ble brim Sailor Hats, Ave different dimensions, Special values in the new Jumbo braid Sail- : ors at 75c, 93c, $1.25, $1.43 to $3-00, r Special values In fine split braid Sailor Hata ' at $1.75, $1.93, $25, $X48, $2.75, Jj.a$ to , $4.00. J 38c, IMPORTED TO SELL AT $1.75- I 50 dozen extra fine large white Panama k Flats for ladles and misses, Just the thing for shade hats, the finest goods at the price of tha '.1 most common. 4 l Parasols We can rive you satis- I..L faction n a 24-inch , and hun pure silk Sun Umbrella, Umbrellas handle of natural wood. : Dresden and black, steel rod, case and ' tassel, all colors and black, and at $1.99. Also an all-over-ruffles pure Silk Para. sol, all colors, too, at the little price of $2.69. I And a pure silk canopy shape tucked J Parasol, in all colors, at Sl.99. A Wnrrl I,ere you'll find a special 1 a. u dUPuy of window ets and i ADOUt shirt waist cases, and we i Unhnkterv nuke "elusive designs to I upnoisiery order to roitch roomj u $1.75. $1.90, $2.10, $3.50 and $4.75 each. i 2.0C0 yards Printed Grenadine Cottage f Drapery at 10c yard, value 25c Wire Window Screens and Doors, Shadej, I Awnings and Slip Covers at short notice. Lace Curtains cleaned, and storage free until l wanted. I A Stir In he Art Em f Among the !&t?& nu 'j second floor, we Art Embroideries wju make a showing of Stamped Linen, etc, suitable for summer work, and the prices arc ! ridiculously low. Silk stitched with scalloped edge Dollies, 5a j Instead of 15c; Plate Doilies, 10c Instead of i 25c; Centrepieces. 18x18, 29c Instead of 7201 l 24x24, 30c Instead of 85c S Finished edge and fancy silk stltchlnf 1 Dollies, 12c instead of 25c; Plate Dollies, 19c J instead of 39c; Centrepiece, 16x16, 25c in- stead of 52c; 20x20, 39c instead of 82c A full assortment of Hemstitched Linens, such as Trays, Centrepieces, Tea and Lunch f Cloths, Bureau and Buffet Scarfs, all sizes, at one-third less than original prices. t Imitation Irish Point Scarfs. In beautiful ei- f fects and double hemstitched edges, 20x54, i 98c instead of $1.50 and $1.75,- 20x72, $1.1 J n instead of $1.85 and $2.25. j Tinted Poster Pillow Tops and Back, 10c each c..mmn. 2S Pa,r of he well-known summer Sonnette Corsets, both In Cou- J Corsets u"e and ventilating, medium 1 o CO. length, well boned and trimmed ai aye. on top with lace, 18 to 30, ; choice of both, 59c, special ' uinn A choice lot of Negligee s Wrappers Wrappers in fine fancy I. and Colored Iawns, Empire style, lace -3 n-i: x trimmed, special, 55c - i, FettlCOatS a splendidly assorted lot of Lawn and Percale Wrappers, medium light col- orlngs. also mourning effects, braid, lace and 1; embroidery trimmed, full skirt, choice 98cj 1 regular $1.59. i 49c INSTEAD OF 79c f Seersucker Petticoats, made with three large I tucks, umbrella ruffle, full size. . 3 98c INSTEAD OF $1.59. f A well assorted lot of Colored Petticoats, In 3 new stripes, made of fancy lawn, also linen effects and fine seersucker; some extra quality 4 sateens in this lot. ' White Checked and striped Lawn and ; n r. Nainsook, 5c yard Instead of 8c ' UOOOS 40 inches wide white India lawn, i 9Hic. yard Instead of 1 5c Fancy white Lawn, 7l2C Instead of l2Wc Open work tucked Cambric, 60c yard instead jf of $1.00 and $1.25. Remnants of Lawn and Nainsook at half 1 price. ' I Bed Whlte fringed Spreads, sln?le bed i CjB se. t.2S etch. Double bed bpreadS size. $1.49 each. I Pink and blue Spreads, hemmed ready for use, 75c instead of $1.25. I inintrc Imported shot Moreen, good i-uuuga nnge of COor$i jumble for sum- '; mer skirts, 25 inches wide, 19c yard insteid ' -J of 29c. a Imported all wool black Moreen for skirt- f; ing, 25 inches wide, 29c. yard insteid of 332. & When buying liair cloth, ask for shrunken. '$; Vacation Bicycles. ., 1 If you are going away it is neces- 3 sary to have a reliable mount. Thera t is nothing more reliable than a Spald ing, at any price. Men's Roadsters, $50.03. Women's Roadsters, $50.03. I Racer (special), $75-03. J Men's an I Women's Chalnless, $125.00. I Boys' and Girls' Juvenile Wheels, 22 IncL I $25.00; 24 inch, $3000; 26 inch, $35.00. I Cameras, Photographic supplies and all ' I kinds of Sporting Goods. 1 Toilet Articles. 1 i A Great Special in Rear of Store. j 'i