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HE WASHINGTON HERALD, THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1913.
WONDERFUL BARGAINS
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THE DIAMOND
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BIRTHSTONE
Solitaire Diamond Rings at Special
Prices This Week
Excellent Value at $25, $50, $75, $100
How much do you know about diamonds? Would vou pay $100.00
for a stone which looked to be worth the price without the opinion of a
reliable judge? What guarantee have you In buying diamonds that you
are getting your money's worth There is one safe way in buying a dia
mond not your own judgment, not a friend's advice our word, our
reputation. Kor nearly fifty years we have been conducting a jewelry
store at 704 Seventh Street Northwest, building up a reputatiou for hoWst
dealing and reliability. This reputation is what you have to rely on
It's what we must uphold.
SCHMEDTIE BROS. CO.
The Jewelers with a Reputation for Reliability
704 7tlrStreet N. W.
ESTABLISHED 1864
Consult Dr. Wyeth
THE EXPERT PAINLESS DENTIST
On All Tooth Troubles
I have had 21 years' experience in the art
of PAINLESS DENTISTRY and can treat all
cases positively without pain. My work is the
best, and the pripe within the reach of all.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED. Call and
sec me to-day for a FREE examination.
Gas Administered
ISIS
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I MAKE
PAIN FLY.
Gold Crowns & Bridge Work
$3.00, $4.00, and $5.00
Fittings in 60W, Silver, C( i A t
Platinum, and Porcelain, vUU IU l
DR. -WYETH,
427.429 7th Street N. W.
OPPOSITE l-AXSBURGH BRO.
OVER GRA!VD UNION TEA CO.
largest and Most Thoroughly Equipped Par
lors in Washington.
Appointments May Be Made by Telephone.
lJours. S to S. Sunday hours. 10 to i.
OK NeverSlip
vw or Drop
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m. O. GIBBS, Owntr U Two Ond Star.
Cor. 7th & K N,W. Cor. 7th &EN.W,
A SIG BUDGET OF WEEK-END SPECIALS
PEROXIDE JiOAP FREE.
A -q Cake Peroxide Skin Soap Free
with every jar Graham's Grease
less Peroxide Cream 23c
$1.00 Scott's Emulsion 68c
Fletcher's, Castoria .21c
OLIVE OIL.
Pompcian Olive Oil. The best Im
ported; origin.il cans, ' pint. 30c;
pint. Xivt quart, fine.
T.c TOILET PAPEHTj 3 FOIt 10c.
Congo White Crepe Toilet Paper,
. rolls, n for lOej S for JJ.'c.
Calomel and Soda Tablets; 100 in
bottle 13e
DRIVE FUECKLES AWAlj.
Banard's Complexion Cream Cures
Facial Faults. Blackheads. Pim
pies. Rough, Bed. Oily Skin. Large
jar 2.1c
30c Grape Juice, big r-oz. bottle
unfermented Grape Juice 23e
SOc Cuticnra Salve 30c
40c Cai-cara Tablets, chocolate
coated, 5-gr.. 100 in bottle 21c
COUPOX.
Felts Naptha Soap, 3 for lie
Moth Balls, or Moth Flake: fresh
stock; 3 lbs. for i0c
P. D. Q., the sure killer 'for bed
"bugs; brush for applying free.
Big bottle "-jo
Crude Carbolic, pint joc
Formaldehyde, pint bottle 25c
Colorite or Jettum will make your
old straw new joe
10c Straw Hat Bleach Bc
50c Hays' Hair Health sr,c
50c Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Hair
Tonic 34C
73o Wampole's Sage and Sul
phur 3j,e
COc "Walnutta Hair Stain 30c
$1.50 Graham's Blood purifier. .OSc
MOVIE MANAGER FINED
FDR "CRIME" PICTURES
Recent Alexandria Ordinance Is Tested
in Court and B. B. Smith
Loses.
CASE WILL BE APPEALED
Alexandria, Va., April 16.-B. B. Smith,
manager of the Alexandria Surprise
Amusement Company, was fined J5 In
the Police Court today for showing two
alleged "crime" pictures. In violation of
the ordinance passed recently by the
City Council. The ordinance became ef
fective yesterday and this, therefore. 'Is
the flrtt case brought up under its pro
visions. Mr. Smith noted an appeal from the
court's decision, and will take the case
to the Corporation Court. He has re
tained the services of Attorney Samuel
G. Brent to represent him when the case
is called before the higher court
Sergt. Scott was the complaining wit
ness in the case.
According to his testimony, one of the
pictures portrayed the battle of Shlloh,
which wag followed by a duel, In which
one of the participants was supposed to
have been killed. His testimony was
substantiated by Sergt. .Wilkinson, who
was a spectator at the. show. The sec
ond picture which came under the ban
was entitled "God's Unfortunates.-"
Justice Caton, in summing up the case,
declared that pictures along educational
or historical lines fcfcbwing violence will
come under the ban In the "movies," but
the law Is intended in cases of plain
killings where there is nothing tb war
rant such pictures.
Jjfcr. Smith intimated" that he would
tesl the constitutionality of the lav.
Under the law, he said, he even would be
unable to show such pictures as the
Passion Play.
A. M. Soutliall, grand master of Odd
Fellons. of Danville, Va., was tonight
tendered a reception by Potomac, Sa
repta, and Falls Church lodges.
Mr. Southali at rived shortly before 3
o'clock and was met at the. union rail
way station by a committee and the
Alexandria Musical Association's band
and the members of Canton No. 1, Alex
andria, headed by Capt W. J. Martin.
They marched down King Street to the
hall of the Odd Fellows. Mr. Southali
made an address.
The following committees tonight were
appointed by the Retail 'Merchants As
sociation to serve for the year: Finance,
Leopold Ruben, C. B. Swan, A. K. Katz;
legislation and Insurance, H. Noel Gar
ner, J. V. Monroe, W. P. Taylor; ad
vertising and printing, Julius Wolf, W.
A. Moore, jr., W. F. Smith; arbitration
Rnd grievances, E. Finks, Floyd Saun
ders, E. Warfleld, jr.; streets, roads, and
pants, k. e., Knight. W. P. Quinn Dr.
S. B. Moore; business enterprises, O. B.
Hopkins, W. H. Peck. J. D Nnrmnvlor
membership, J. D. Matter, Leopold Ru-
THE GREAT "RIGHT" WAY.-
Seventh Street in tradition and in reality the money-saving thoroughfare of Wash
ington chooses this page to present its best economies twice each month. This is the
fifth cooperative announcement of bargains. Remember the-third and the seventeenth of
each month will be the days to watch for the announcements of Seventh Street's most en
terprising merchants. v
Charge
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Hwhen in aoumr BUY OF
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COR.7tht, EVE (I) STREETS. ff.W.
Costless
Credit
The Bestalue Is Always the Best Bargain
That's why we lay such stress upon our qualities. Our selections arc always of the best.
We've got to bc able to guarantee what we sell you or we won't sell it to you. And likewise
you can always be sure that the House & Herrmann' price is the lowest that is possible.
THE-BEST OF REFRIGERATORS
In the more than forty styles you'll find displayed hero every model Is byglcnically perfect. The con
struction contains every sanitary safeguard. You Cannot only be sure of refrigeration but safe re
frigeration. Among the many styles j ou'll find the size required for your use. Even the most compact is won
derfully tooiny. Even the biggest will need a minimum amount of ice so thorough is the construction.
Chief among our lines are the Alaska Refrigerator Co.'s make and the Rhinelander Co.'s make.
From one end of the country to the other they are recognized as most superior In every feature. And
you cannot buy GOOD Refrigerators for any less.
The cases are Hardwood. Opalite, Glass, or Porcelain lined
with Zinc, Enamel, Opalite Glass, or Porcelain.
The Range of Price Is $5.85 to $140
Tii Ills II'"" tfSk ' ffi
(Exactly as Illustrated.)
Hardwood case; sliding adjust
able steel shelves; enamel lining.
Best of Insulation. Compact but
roomy.
(Exactly as Illustrated.)
Is a very popular size and model.
Side-iccr type; galvanized lining;
sanitary shelves; hardwood case;
nicely finished.
$16.20
$16.50
(Exactly as Illustrated.)
a Attractive hardwood cae. with
restless galvanized lining; spacious
provision chamber with removable
shelves and ample ice capacity to
insure pel feet refrigeration. This
model in many grades, beginning In
price at
$5.o5
Our "Vibrator" Sewing Machine
The machine that embodies all the
latest features and simplifies the
task of family sewing.
Note These Advantages
It sews with the two-thread dou
ble lock-stitch, by which the upper
and lower threads are locked in
center of goods giving the same
effect on both sides.
It has numerous labor-saving devices, such as the Auto Tension
Release, Auto Belt Replacer, and New Style Bobbin Winder.
The sewing head is full size, with high arm, which provides ample
space for handling of bulkiest textiles.
The working parts are carefully ground, fitted, and case hard
ened and durable for years of active service.
The Cases are made of selected Quarter-sawed
Oak, polished and finished in the best possible manner. 01 Cft
Model as shown W$ JL 31
Our line, of Sewing Machines ranges from
$15 to $55 and you can fix the terms of payment
to suit your convenience.
Cedar Window Seat & Chest
aalaaT-tTS'2E-s?5?iS'slfl
(Exactly as Illustrated.)
Finished in the Dark or Natural
Mahogany, with the attractive co
lonial ends. Size 45x22.
Our Special
Price - - -
$15.75
Telephone Stand and Stool
"Golden oak,
mahogany fin
ish, or Early
English. The
stoo is ar
ranged to slide
under the ta
ble, out of the
way, when not
in use.
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Worth $6.00
$4.50
ben, R. E. Knight; pure food and
weights, B. Abramson, F. I Plitt, W.
H. Peck, W. H. Wildt; collections and
credits, John W. Momoc, W. P. Woolls,
Llewellyn Dyson; receptions and enter
tainments, Courtney Acton, Conway
Branwer, H. Friedlander; transportation,
Llewellyn Dyson, C. J. Mueller, T. C.
Hoy; conventions and celebrations, W.
H. Wildt, J. Fred Birrell. Thomas
Chauncoy; postal and telegraph, R.
Blumenfeld, t Edward Bigelow, R. L.
Ross; membership, J. D. Matter, R. E.
Knight, Leopold Ruben.
Delegates attending the National Coun
cil of Women now in session in Wash
ington will tomorrow afternoon visit
Christ Church and the Masonic Temple.
and at 6 o'clock they will be tendered
a supper at Lee Camp Hall.
At S o'clock at night there will be a
public meeting at Trinity M. E. Church,
when addresses will be made by Miss
Julia Lathrop, of Washington, on "The
Children's Bureau;" Miss Sadie Ameri
can, of New York, on "Our Foreign
Population," and Mrs. Maev Wright
Sewell, of San Francisco, on "Peace and
Arbitration."
The health committee of City Council
has designated the slaughter house of
Aaron O'Dell as the official slaughter
house for the killing of all beef. After
April 21 no beef will be allowed to be
sold in the city that has not been killed
there and inspected by the cltv officials
or wmch has passed Federal inspection.
. An organization of girls known as
Camp Fire Girls has been organized
here with sixty girls, and Its officers
follow; Miss Marion Greenaway, pres
ident; Miss Mary Nails, vice president;
Miss Louise Abbott, treasurer: Miss
Lillian Sehwarzmann, recording secre
tary. The girls' camp will be an aux
iliary to the Boy Scouts.
The Durham Christmas Aeroplane Sale
and Exhibtion Corporation, of this city,
with a capital stock of from $10,000 to
JTiO.OOO, hat been granted a charter by
the State Corporation Commission. C. A.
Durham, president; J. G'. Capers, vice
president; L. B. Perkins, secretary, all
of Washington.
Alice Reddick, colored, recently in
dicted by a grand jury for grand lar
ceny, was in the Corporation Court to
day admitted to bail in the sum of $300
for her appearance at the June term of
the Corporation Court.
Sergt. R. H. Cox will leave here tomor
row for Richmond for the purpose of
summoning a venire of twenty-nve tales-
before he local board of civil service
examiners here. The examination began
yesterday, and will be concluded tomor
row. The loeal board is also examining
three applicants for the position of junior
librarian, Department of Agriculture.
WEYIER METHODS FOR MEXICO
Federal General May Follow Cuban
Dictator' Policy.
Mexico City, April 16. In order to re
store order In the State of Morelos,
Gen. Robles, it Is said, probably will
adopt tho methods used by Gen. .Weyler
In Cuba and concentrate all Inhabitants
of the State In the larger towns, killing
all men who are found outside after a
certain date.
Robles tried this last year but Presi
dent Madero stopped it.
men for the trial of Lewis Hooff. formerN The Government is preparing to ad-
aks &Cnmparuj
Pennsylvania Avenue
Seventh Street
1,200 Men's Neglige Shirts
$2.50
Grade
$1.45
When we say $2.50 grade we -mean the quality
of Shirt that we sell at $2.50 not the ordinary
commercial standard. They are mercerized Russian
cords, with soft cuffs attached. We not only selected
the goods- but we were right at the maker's elbow
when they were cut and made so we know the de- j
tails are right. f j
The sizes range from 14 to 18. There are only
1,200 of them and they'll go quickly. , '
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Special Purchase of 200 Pieces
fl.OO and 91.25 32 aad 36 Ibcb
Silks That Are Guaranteed
To Wanfa and Retain Color and FlalaJi
To Sell at 75c and 85c Yard
These silks are of "excellent quality, good, heavy body and suitable
for waists and shirts, also dresses for young and old. White grounds with
colored stripes, beautifully finished, and will positively wash and retain
color and finish. Through this special purchase we are able to offer
The $1.00 Quality, 75c j The $1.25 Quality, 85c
Sale for today only. Bargain Table Silk XfepU
94.50 9x12-ft.
JAPANESE MATTIM RKS
$3.19
$1.50 3x12 Japanese Matting Rug:
design is woven in the rug: made of
very closely woven ilSO-warp goods:
colors are green, Ved, and blue: very
desirable patterns. For today.
each $3.19
ti'ft.xS ft. is fl-in
3ft.x6 ft. is re
27 in.x54 In. is 20c
GO-CARTS
$3.95
J5.50 Collapsible Go-Carts : regu
lar size; folds up into a very small
space; can be adjusted in a moment;
leather cloth hood: strongly made
so as to resist wear. For today,
each 3.95
Great Stock of Quality Footwear
Our showing for Women's Footwear is supreme in style
and value-giving. Every demand has been anticipated and pro
vided for.
Our Edith Footwear
At $3.00
More Interesting than ever. It
Includes all the smart styles of
White Canvas Boots, Low But
ton and Oxford Ties and Pumps.
In tan. "Russia vcalf. gun-metal,
patent colt. &c.
Our "Betsy Ross" Footwear
At $3.50
Complete showing of Pumps
and Ties, in velvet, white, brown,
and gray nubucks. tan. Russia
calf, black gun-metal, and patent
colt. New Colonial Pumps In
patent colt, gun-metal, and tan
Russia calf.
Walking Shoes
3, $3.50, and $4-
Ladies' Rubber Sole and Heel
Low Walking Shoes arc in popu
lar favor. Our line is Ideal in
every respect.
Our "Florence" Footwear
At $4.00
Elegant fitting shoes, with
grace and beauty that will ap
peal to fastidious women. In the
latest and most approved styles.
In all the favored materials.
F
AMILY SHOE STORE
SHOES AND HOSIERY
310-312 Seventh St. N. W.
Jos. Strasburger Co.
secretary and general manager of the
defunct Mercantile Railway Building and
Loan Association, which will begin Mon
day in the Corporation Court.
Mrs. Kate W. Carlln, past worthy ma
tron of Martha Washington Chapter,
Order of the Eastenv Star, was last night
presented with a past master's jewel by
the lodge. C. H. Callahan made the
speech of presentation.
The police here have been asked to
locate Corp. Walter S. Cameron, of Fort
Hunt, who is alleged to have deserted
yesterday.
The entrance examination for midship
man la being taken by iix young men
vance a column of S.COO men nofthward
into Sonora in an attempt to crush the
rebellion there. '
CAIRO OUT OF DANGEE.
Cairo, 111., April 16. All levee patrol
men and workers were withdrawn from
the Cairo levees tonight as the river has
fallen to fifty-one feet, and with a con
tinued fall In sight the Hood committee
decided that Cairo was In no further
danger from the waters. The soldiers on
flood duty at Mound City have been sent
home. The soldiers that have been on
flood duty at Shawneetown were brought
to Cairo this afternoon and left for their
homes tonight.
Europe a Huge "Gold Brick"
Says Chicago Manufacturer
Alps NotKing but Foothills; Monte Carlo Gam-
biers Pikers, and Egypt Land of Awful
: Smells and Moth-eaten Camels.
New York, April lfi.-Frcderick H. Mil
ler, of Evanston, 111., does not like Eu
rope or Egypt. He said so today on
returning from his first vacation in forty
years.
"I feel just like a rube who has bought
a gold brick," said Miller. "J never gob
to badly stung in my life. Europe is the
biggest bunk In the world.
"The Alps are nothing but foothills.
You could lose them in the Rocky Moun
tains. x
"Venice smells to heaven. The health
authorities In any village in the United
States would clean up those dirty canals
in forty-iight hours.
"Monte-Carlo is a Joke. The gamblers
there are pikers. The average traveling
salesman In the United States plays a
steeper game than they do there.
"My only memory of Berlin is stale
beer- and rotten cigars. I brought back
some of the cigars to hand to some of
my. allegea f rieojJas
"Paris is a city of cheap side shows.
The boasted beauty of Paris women
fades when compared with some girls I
know in Evanston.
"London Is only a city of gloom, for,
and influenza."
Egypt he describes as a "land of awful
smells and moth-eaten camels."
PRISONERS BUBN JAIL
One Convict Dies Amid Flames la
Hla Cell.
Sterling, ,111., April 16. Prisoners set
fire to thg county Jail here early today
In an effort to effect a jail delivery.
Michael Sellers, a prisoner, was burned
to death In his celL Sheriff Wahl was
badly burned In rescuing several of the
prisoners. The interior of the Jail was
destroyed.
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