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THE EVENING STAR.
WASHINGTON. THURSDAY September 12. IfKH. CRUSH V 9. NO YES Editor. THE E VEXING STAR ha a a regular and permanent Faintly Circulation nnrb more than the combined dr eolation of the other Washington dailies. As a News and Advertising Medium it has no competitor. t7ln order to avoid delays, on ae eoant of personal absence, letters to THE STAR should not be addressed to any individual connected with the ?flee, bnt simply to THE STAR, or to ?be Editorial or Business Depart Meats, according to tenor or purpose. The President's Buffalo Speech. The assassin's bullet has for the moment obscured the remarkable speech the Presi dent delivered at Buffalo l?^ Thursday^ Hut as the shadow of the tragedy lifts the speech will appear again in its true pro portions. and then the country will ful y realize the value and significance of the utterance. The President has sounded not a new note but one in keeping with our new conditions. He is no fresh convert to reci procity. Eleven years ago he ,ncorP^aJt a reciprocity provision into the tariff that bore his name, and three years ago he approved as President the Dingley bill, which contained a similar provision. Spe cial Commissioner Kasson is his appointee, and. as such, drafted the commercial con ventions that are now on the Senate s table awaiting action. So that the President is thoroughly committed In the premises. Some of the comment on the speech has been amusing. In free trade circles it has been hailed as an abandonment by the President of the principle of protection. Several writers have congratulated hi in on his growth. They are rejoiced to see him emer^inK from darkness into light on 1 e tariff question. The President's growth, or course, has simply kept pace with the growth of the country and its industries^ He is recognizing the existence now o what he has advocated and promoted dur ing the whole of his public life. He has helped to put the country industrially on Us feet: and now that it is strong and able to compete with its rivals for trade, and needs new markets for its surplus produc tions. he proposes an intelligent plan for enlarging our trade relations. The President has abandoned nothing. He is meeting the conditions of this da> as he met those of an earlier day. The question then related to the protection of Industries that still needed protection, and to the establishment of new industries by the same line of encouragement. The thought was of making America industri als independent; and that in manj things has been accomplished. The question now relates to the remunerative exercise of the independence so gained. The giant begins to stretch himself, and wants more elbow room. The President thinks the giant ought to be accommodated. That is the whole of his speech, but put with a force and point which all must confess. If not In some way sooner, the President will return to this subject when Congress meets and make an issue which, next win ter in Congress, or next year in the con gressional campaigns, will have to be met. It is of overshadowing importance, and cannot be ignored. The Schley Court. There begins today in this city an inquiry certain to be historic In its significance. In consequence of the indiscretion of par tisans and the unpatriotic exploitation of individuals in the far.' of a great national success, the naval battle of Santiago, in stead of causing unrestrained rejoicing, has led to a scandal without parallel in the records of the nation. After much intem perate discussion and many flagrant \iola tions of good taste on all sides, the con troversy affecting the performances of two high naval commanders in the Cuban cam paign has been referred to a court for searching Inquiry. That court is now sitting. It Is composed of three oftb-ers of the highest standing profession ally and personally. Against one of them is raised by one side a question as to his capacity to Judge impartially. He has de nied specific charges of expressed prefer ence. To the remaining two members Is left the question of his eligibility. To the court as it may finally be composed should now be relegated every other question by the public. It is In the last degree im portant that this inquiry be started without prejudice against the investigators. They are honorable officers and their verdict. It may be assumed now. will be based upon the facts alone, as interpreted In the light of established naval principles. This is the time for a quieting of passion, for a tem perate patience with the slow processes of Inquiry and for a confident belief that the result, when reported, will reflect credit upon the fairness of the naval administra tion, whatever may be the declaration re garding the Individuals affected. ^ s It Is surmised that Czolgosz has not con ducted himself In a manner satisfactory to anarchists, and that if he should by any miracle escape the law he will be executed by his own associates. There la not much chance that any society will ever lay hands on him. but there is no objection to doubling the precautions against his es cape. It is a great pity that the same zeal and precision cannot be displayed in impound ing dangerous cranks as is devoted to stray dogs. For a man who has been deprived of his kowtows the German emperor manages to b< ar up with creditable amiability. ??i The President's Receptions. The Star regrets to see so able and in fluential a newspaper as the New York Tribune Join indlacrlmlnatlngly In the out cry against public receptions by the Presi dent the United States where people are permitted to file past and take his hand. Such occasions, K Is urged, are mainly for the idle and undeserving, and now that the dsnger to the central f.-ure has been so appallingly illustrated the demand is made that the custom c**ase. The reception in the music hall at Buf falo was unquestionably a mistake. The throng was too large for the President to meet In this intimate manner. Had he shaken the hand of each person in the vast crowd In the exposition grounds he would have been so occupied far Into the night. So exhausting a task should not be Im posed upon any man. Even one of Mr. Mc Xlnley's robust health would be danger ously affected by so severe & strain. A line should undeniably be drawn between the receptions at the White House, where the President Is at home and both formally and Informally meets his fellow citizens in the course of his ordinary routine of life; and those at vast gatherings of such pro portions that personal encounter between the President and the crowds is attended with danger of a serious strain. The custom of affording access personally to the President In the midst of his official activities here In Washington ought not to cease. Such occasions are not improved alone by the idle and undeserving, but by many thousands of the worthiest and the best. It is no toadylsh feeling that takes men and wocnen into the presence of the President with a desire -to shake his hand and utter a word of pleas ure at meeting him. It Is a feeling of pride In the country; and the pleasure once en joyed is never forgotten. The great ma jority of these people ask nothing of the President in a personal way. They ap proach him only for the purpose of paying their respects to him, and of manifesting in that way their satisfaction in their free and democratic institutions. The Tribune would not be of the number, but there are newspapers which would seize this action If all the hand-to-hand meetings between the President and the people were abolished and employ it lus tily for partisan purposes. They are now urging it, but they would speedily whip around upon temptation and descend In double leads clear across the page In denunciation of the change which had shut out the people from the President and given greedy politicians and bigwigs a monopoly of the approaches to him. They would loud ly demand a return to the days when the chief magistrate was not a prisoner In the hite House. Imperialism? Heavens! I hey would represent him as copying both the fears and the manners of a czar. Mr. McKhiley is quoted as having always enjoyed his public receptions above all other functions in which as President he participated. This taste is in keeping with his temperament. A man of the people, without frills or ostentation of any kind, he is able to understand the people's in terest in him as their chief magistrate, and it has given him pleasure to meet them face to face whenever convenient; and nothing Is more likely that when he re turns to his post here he will continue to give his hand to all who cat! on the recep tion days. ? ? ? ? Emma. Goldman'* Crime. The mere arrest of Emma Goldm&n as accessory to the crime against the Presi dent does not guarantee that the plot of which C'zolgosz is supposed to have been the agent will be forthwith laid bare. No more difficult task Is ever set the police than the uncovering of a conspiracy. The more diabolical the crime, the more stub born are the obstacles blocking the way to conviction. In the very nature of things Emma Goldman, if guilty of plotting against the President's life, will hold her secret closely* The story she now tells is plausible enough. Her indignation at Czolgosz's im prudence Is well maintained. She gives herself a clear character, as would have been expected In any event. She is a wo man of strong nerve and it Is not to be believed that she will collapse at once and confess, if she is guilty. Goldman's offense, aside from the possi bility of her having definitely plotted against the life of the President, lies in having spread abroad her pernicious doc trines. She disclaims responsibility for the misinterpretation put upon her words by "some crack-brained person." This at tempt to evade accountabilfty for the menacing effect of her radical views will j not be generally accepted. Her theories i are precisely such as appeal to the "crack brained ' class. They are adroitly couched to arouse the vilest passions of the mob. Analyzed, her speeches may be little more than vaporlngs and generalities. But the circumstances of their delivery must be taken into account. Assembled to hear a woman who Is proclaimed as an anarchist, with no attempt to draw fine lines of dis tinction between one school and another of radical reformers, the audiences attracted by such speakers as Goldman are likely to interpret their words literally, to regard the speakers as Inspired with a mission of fire and blood. It Is Impossible*to bring a blazing match in contact with tinder with out starting a fire. Morally. Emma Goldman Is today un doubtedly guilty of conspiracy to kill the j President if Czolgosz drew from her his idea to shoot. Legally she may evade the charge. If there is a lapse in the laws ! which will permit her thus to escape the consequences of her teachings, the lack should be forthwith supplied by the enact ment of a statute proscribing the public utterance of views calculated to lead or even to mislead men or women to commit murder. The President's Recovery. The statements issued by the physicians In attendance on President McKlnley are of so encouraging and confident a charac ter that it Is the nation's privilege to re gard his recovery almost as an accom plished fact. It is in the hour of trial and sharp adversity that the real relations of mankind are clearly Indicated; when false hoods and flatteries are thrust aside and self interest is forgotten. It Is in time of danger, too, that fhe true character of a man reveals Itself. That President Mc Kinley should have met this ordeal with fortitude and patiei.ce is not a matter of notable import. His courage has been tested on the field of battle. But his gen erous forgetfulness of self, his solicitude lest his misfortune fall too heavily on others and his forbearance toward the ab ject wretch who sought his life represent something better and higher than physical courage. They must convince his most re lentless critics that the qualities which have always charmed those who came into personal contact with the President are innate and sincere and not merely the urbane polish of the diplomat. And the people who have been most relentless In criticising his policy, most stinging in their satire and most blunt In their epithets have been moved to expressions of regret whose earnestness leaves no cause to question their honesty. Death itself does not in sure a public man against attack. The criticisms which were leveled against Bis marck and against Crispi were not si lenced, but mingled like thorns among the tributes laid upon the bier. There Is no dissenting voice to mar the expressions of admiration and esteem aroused by the peril through which the President has passed. The assassin who sought to de stroy has only established him more firm ly in the affections of the people. Wellington. The action of the Union League of Bal timore last night in unanimously expelling Senator Wellington from that organization because of his remarks upon the wounding of the President was precisely in line with th-j American wish and expectation. It af fords an example which the Senate of the United States might profitably consider. Mr. Wellington has lost the respect of the people of his own state and never enjoyed the confidence of those of any other com monwealth. He has read himself out of his party, has oauselessly sought to quar rel with the President, has obstructed legis lation in many lines, has added nothing to the Senate, but has taken from it a portion of the dignity and prestige of Its debates. He has now offended grossly against the pa triotism of the people by expressing his Impudent indifference to the outcome of the President's wounds. His treatment in Baltimore should be the signal for his treatment elsewhere. Such a pariah de serves expulsion from all circles of society. The Sampson-Schley controversy has finally been taken away from the curb stone orator and given the formal consid eration essential to accurate results. The fact that mosquitoes always disap pear with frost might suggest some experi ments with liquid air. which at present does not appear to be good for much else. Emma Goldman insists that she Is merely a harmless person who has made the com mon mistake of talking too much. That Georgetown Telegraph Pole. It Is possible to sympathise wtth both sides in the case of the District telegraph pole In Georgetown which amused a citizen to complain to the authorities and an In spector to criticise the complainant. Tech nically, the District has a right to) erect the pole, and, practically, the new line re duces the total length of wire line and the number of poles. But at the same time the citlsen Is right in protesting: against the encumbrance of the front of his prem ises with a pole, whatever Its dimensions and condltiofi. The time for poles has passed. This is the day of conduits. If the law will not permit the construction of conduits the law should be changed. If the funds in hand will not warrant this ex pensive mode of construction more funds should be appropriated. The District has succeeded admirably in abolishing the poles and overhead wlree. Its own government should not now long continue to enjoy the privilege which it has wisely denied to pri vate owners and which interferes with the full enjoyment by citizens of thefr own privilege?. That Georgetown pole should stand as a token of a determined effort next winter to secure legislation which will straighten out all this complicated conduit and pole question and provide at one stroke for an elastic underground system sufficient for the needs of the future. Mr. Devery of New York recently re ceived a cigarette box which was suspected of being an infernal machine. But precau tions had been taken to render It perfectly harmless, even to the extent of removing the cigarettes. Senator Mason has been quoted as asking, "How does a United States senator earn his salary?" It is hoped that the senator's conscientious scruples on this point are not going to lead him to overexert himself. ? ^ a m Medical science has made wonderful pro gress In the matter of diagnosis. But the "sure cure" Is still the exclusive property of the kindly old lady with the kettle of hot water and the bundle of herbs. "Virtue Is Its own reward" Is a some times derided maxim. But it amounts to a great deal when a sick man's physicians assure him that his temperate life greatly enhances his chance of recovery. It is thought that Thomas C. Piatt and Richard Croker will get through with their first interviews without disturbing the good people of New Yorfe by pistol shots or per sonal recriminations. It looks as if President Shaffer might be one of the men who acquire a great deal of experience without much prospect of utilizing It. Almost every labor crisis de mands a new leader. Russell Sage was recently caught by a bankrupt for $372. This will probably cause Mr. Sage to worry along this winter with his last year's hat. In mentioning the blessings of civiliza tion when he writes home Minister Wu will kindly avoid any reference to anarchists. The predictions as to a rise In the price of coal are some how always more reliable than predictions concerning the weather. SHOOTING STARS. A Confident Commendation. 'I wonder who taught that parrot to swear!" exclaimed the lady, in Justifiable Indignation. "I don't know." answered the sailor who had the bird for sale. "But I can recom mend him. ma'am, whoever he was, as a mighty perficient an' painstakin' person." I'nNattnfactory. . Th# man who writes a novel has a fate that's very queer, For If the public likes it, critics usually sneer. And if the critics view It with a mild and generous eye The public talks about out, but it never stops to buy. Confidence. "You say this man Is qualified to speak with confidence on any topic?" said Senator Sorghum. "I do," answered the friendly adviser. "Good. We'll give him a chance. There's no good bein' an orator nowadays unless you're something of a confidence man into the bargain." Unswerving. "It seems to me that our friend has so much faith In money that he almost makes a religion of it." "I don't like the comparison. The word religion implies at least a remote chance of backsliding." Experience. We had an exposition down to Pohick on the Crick. We got some decorations an' we made the town look slick. We let the other places have the same old county fair. We did the thing up proper. Fur the cost we didn't care. Expenses cut no figure; so we set out with a will. We wouldn't falter if it took a hundred dollar bill. We'd make the other towns look like a tal low candle's flicker. Till each of us was proud to be a Pohlck on-the-Crlcker. We started in fur business, an' we did the thing up brown. We 'lowed we'd make Chicago seem a way back country town; An' Paris, when the climax we perceeded here to cap, Would hide its face in blushes an* jes* dwindle from the map. The exposition's over an' we're countln' up the cost. We're striking off a balance, so's to see what's gained or lost, An' every now an' then the solemn thought occurs to us That It ain't no easy Job to be a great metropollus. * The town Is full of cast-off canes an* squeaky toy balloons, An' other curious instruments that play outlandish tunes. There's a lot o' stranded people gettin' up a benefit; ? Us home folks hasn't got the cash to pay fur seein' it. The tavern man's the only one that done the stranger brown. He's made some little money?an' he's goln' to quit the town. If you want to git experience, an' git it hard an' quick. Jes' go right In to make a splurge, like Pohick on the Criek. Oar Destiny. Prom the Birmingham Age-Herald. Bt. Thomas. St. Croix and St. John are not especially needed by us. They are small, and the people on them make some sugar. But the United States is about to build the Nicaragua canal, and this coun try cannot afford to let these Danish Islands become a strategic base of Ger many or any other power, lying as they do just east of an isthmian canal. Germany wants them, and Denmark desires to sell them, and It seems to be destiny that we should gather them in. All of the West Indies will in the long run belong to this country, and this, of course, means that at that time we will own the land all the way down to the isthmus. This is also destiny. They formerly called it manifest destiny, and destiny Is certainly manifesting Itself in the W est Indies, and after a while per haps the main land will follow suit. WaihiagtOB Male Tesmi. From the Sy racuse Post-Standard. Mules instead of horses as carriage ani mals are the present fad in Washington and not a few fashionable women have possessed themselves of good looking mules to run high dogcarts. The novelty of this Hew departure readers it 'not Improbable that the* Washington fad may betaken up by the sweU women whips of New York, In which case it may be trusted to spread , to many cities throughout the country. i">< ' "If they're Rich's shoes,| they'll proper." ^ Ten-one^?Cor. 10th. Entire Butfding. o?*}tj. For young ladies and gen tlemen preparing to go away to college -vj* ar? showing a most comprehensive assort ment of soiftect styles, de signed expressly for "col- ^ lege" wear, and possessing ^ the very latest "whims" of & fashion and exclusiveness. J No other local shoe concern ^ can boast of such a stock. . ifc Our display of new and ex- z 'elusive fashions in fall foot- * wear is more extensive than & shown at any previous sea- zjj son, and cannot but appeal * strongly to those persons & who desire the correct fash- 2 ion. One of the strongest J features of our business and Jfc the one which has marked us if as the leaders in the selling ^ of fine footwear in Washing- fe ton is the exclusiveness of z our stock. J Shoes for boys and girls fe for school wear have been ? given most thorough atten- j. tion, and never before has the $ showing been so complete of & ? the proper shapes for the growing youth and maiden. Every sport has its special footwear, and we show the correct effects for them all. Particularly is this so of shooting and golfing foot wear. If you are so situated as to make a personal call incon venient, mail your order to us, stating size and width, and every precaution will be ^ taken to send just what you want. B. RICH'S SONS, fit High-grade footwear, ft Ten-one F?Cor. 10th. % it Last Call For Repairing Furs MOnly tomorrow and Saturday. Regular prices go In effect on Mon - day. SEND FURS THIS WEEK reduced to he repaired or remodeled?and take advantage of the greatly re ir OCeS idm'ed Pflees. Our finest work, of Saks Fur Co., CGC COR. 13TH AND STREETS. FURS EXCLUSIVELY. , *el2-th,R,t-20 300 1-lb. loaves to the liarrel. i "ON TOP, 99 ) "Cream Blend" leads I the flour world In true j* ; worth and popular favor. KVll C<HI liJlB It won its place solely w o? merit ?by being best and continuing best. It's an old favorite In Washington homes. Good cooks know what Ideal Breud, Rolls, Cake and Pastry It makes?how satisfactory It always Is. Order "Cream Blend" next time. AT YOUR GROCER'S. Blend Flour. |B.B.Earnshaw<& Bro.,<? Wholesalers, KiJSi,1?,.1.'? " ? ? 0 /MvNE OF OUR MOST POPULAR PHOTOS. Of course, you kitow our "ECLIPSE" PHOTOS. How stylish and dainty and attractive they are. Think of such Photos being only $3 dozen. And our finest work goes with them. $3 STALEE'S, ARTISTIC PHOTO? 110T F STREET. sel2-th.s,t-14 Repairieg TIME. ?Right at tho season now when put ting the furnaces and stoves In order is Imperative. You'll need them soon and there's nothing like having them right ?ready for long, steady, satisfactory service. Experts do the work. ?Going to put In a new Furnace f Torrid SteeV Plate?best. liSHEDD ??. i 432 Ninth St. " h Most Delicious Of COFFEES. None finer than our OLD DUTCH GOVT. JAVA and ARABIAN MOCHA. Our own special blend, that more and more homes are using every day. An ideal Breakfast and After-dinner Coffee. Marvelously fine flavor. We deliver It?ground, pul- 19 verized or whole bean. Pound, only "?OC. N. H. DuvaM, 1923 Fa. Av. vine Groceries, Wines and Liquors. sel2-th,s.t-20 ^ n -5 Store closed at 6 p.m. ? ' "" Saturdays at 1 p.m. Jp?r jpalj \^/eddings. Our Engraved Wedding Invitations and Announce ments aj? ^celled by none. This is fully demonstrated by comparison. Estlmstes arf" saikplea famished upon ap plication. GALT & BRO., JEWELLERS. SILVERSMITHS * STATIONERS. 1107 Penn. Avenue. sel2-th,s.t-28 .... ?MIlMMnBuwflMMIIIIIIiaiMllMIWIIIIIHmuqMwillttMMmMBMaMMHIIMI Good Tib i rag's Ready to Eat Such as delicious canned and pre served foods and delicacies. New stock Just received?and especially selected for lovers of "QUAL ITY." Little & Page, 1210 P. sel2-th,s, tu.28 ? lUismmgn STORK CLOSES SYKMXG8 AT 6 O'CLOCK, SATURDAYS EXCEPTS). chool Dress Go on sale at Friday bargain prices. Buy the material to morrow for the little one's dress, and we'll promise you a very substantial saving. ' * YD. for Strictly All-wool Nary Blue French ilrrge, worth 40c. _ YD. for Pretty Bright Plaids, color combinations, worth n>. for All-wool Henrietta*, " ^? 100 shades; worth 50c. 40c YD. for Granite and Melrose ^ Suit in jr, worth 80c. pin _ YD. for 60-inch All-wool Nary Bine Cheviot and Serge, worth vv/v# 7Bc. YD. for Extra Quality Hop Sack ! ! a vWs Granite; all colors; worth $1.00. X Larasbiuirgh <& Br?., 420 to 426 7th St. Tromik Xo need to pay full price for a Trunk this week. Onr clearing sale is on and prices are way down. Trunks - - $3. $7 Trunks - - $5.15 $10 Trunks - $7.15 KNEESSI, 425 7th St. -Phone E. M M. Re 12-28<1 I have had a bad case of stomach trouble and sleep was impossible. Pains in my head made me nearly crazy. I wore glasses, but the pains got worse. Finally I thought "I will use Ripans Tabules." The first box gave me relief. I kept on and was cured. At Druggists. Five Cents for Package Con taining Ten. Jy26-3t2t-42 * "PLUMBING EXCLUSIVELY." There's nothing finer in bath room fixtures and construction than that shown in our show rooms. Let us remodel your bath room. R. B. Caverly, ?elO-3m.20 604 AND 806 10TH. Save ?during this general Septem ber clearance of Furniture, Up holsteries, Lace Curtains, etc. ?Countless pretty things here that you'll need when fixing up the house for fall and winter. And 20% discount is m Baring well worth making. (The Houghton Co., 1214 sel2-20d Milk ?Body and brain are both bene fited by eating Milk Bread. As delicious as it la nutritious. 5c. a loaf. Delivered fresh dally. Holmes' Bakery, ist & E Sts. Jyl6-3m,20 'Phone 1664. -best Yet. I Suit Case For $Ko00 That's superior to anything in town for the money. Becker's 1328 F St-# 4^9 Near Ebbitt Housa. Art Indents. S are ore pored to furnish Art Students with com plete outfits required tor class work in the Corcoran Scientific School, the Y. M. C. A.. Art Students' League, the High School and prlvat* schools. You can count on finding all the standard supplies here as well as the spe cialties. Geo. F. Muth & Co., ?4T.T1/" 418 7th Street. ae!2-28d \ NO TYPHOID GERMS IN BLACKISTqNE WATER. Pure, clear, sparkling, from spring 360 feet under ground. 5 gallons, $1.00. N. W. BURCHELL, 1335 F ST. a?d Lothrop, New York?Washington?Paris. Our business boors are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday's Our Remnant Day. Final closing prices on all sum mer and surplus stocks. Odds and ends, short lengths, broken sizes and assortments, etc., of every kind and condition?all marked for easy buy ing and so arranged that you may know at a glance whether or not they will meet your need. Special Bargain in Sonnette Corsets. A small lot (10 dozen in all) of the very popular Sonnette Corsets, a third less than usual. Gray, black and white. Sizes 18 to 30. 69c. Regularly, $1.00. Second floor. Men's Department. 100 Men's Madras Negligee Shirts?odds and ends of oar 11.00 and *1.50. grades. All somewhat mussed or soiled; sixes 13^4 to 18. Reduced to 50c. each. 10 Men's Striped Flannel Shirts, with collaw: sixes 14%, 15, 16, 16% and 17. Reduced from $2.73 to $1 .50 each. 50 Men's Narrow Fnur-ln-hand Scarfs, to be worn wiyi high turn-down collara. Reduced from $1.00 to o0c. each. 39 pairs Men's Fancy Half Hose; sixes 9% to 11. Reduced from 50c. to 25c. pair. 35 Llgnt Blue Merino Undershirts, medium weight: sixes 34, 40, 44 and 48. Reduced from $1.50 to 75c. each. 3 Men's Rain fbats. tan and dark gray: 34 and 36. Reduced from $10.00 to $7.00 each. First floor. Suit Department. 4 All-wool Cherlot Suits, trimmed with black taf feta?blue and black; sixes 32, 34, 36 and 38. Re duced from $18.50 to $0.75 each. 6 Black Cherlot Skirts, trimmed with stitched black taffeta. Reduced from $5.00 to $3.25 ench. 5 Linen Walking Skirts, with eighteen rows of stitching around bottom. Reduced from $3.50 to $1.00 each. 40 Zephyr Madras Shirt Waists, with stock collar and tie; all sixes. Reduced from $1.90 to IKSc. la. Third floor. Misses' Department. 30 Qlrls' Percale Sailor Dresses; sixes 4, 6, 8, 10 and 14. Reduced from $1.00 to 65c. each. 6 Qlrls' White Lawn Dresses, trimmed with lace and embroidery; sixes 4. 6, 12 and 14. Reduced from $4.25 and $5.00 to $1.50 each. 6 White Duck Dresses. Russian blouse style, com bination trimmltljrs; sixes 4, 6 and 12. Redu.-ed from $2.25 to $1.50 each. 4 Girls' White Pique Sailor Dresses; sixes 4 and 6. Reduced from $3.50 to $1.50 each. 5 Girls' White Pique Skirts. Reduced from 95c. to 50c. each. 20 Girls' Madras and Tercale Shirt Waists; sixes 10, 12 and 14. Reduced from 50c. and 95c. to 28c. Third floor. Boys' Department.' 21 Fine Washable Regatta Blouse Suits, best quality; sixes 3. 4, 8. 6. 8, 9 and 11. Reduced from $3.00. $3.50 and $3.75 to $1.50 each. 12 Very Fine Russian Blouse Suits. Imported ma terials. white sailor collars, embroidered shields, bloomer pants, belted; sixes 3 to 5. Reduced from $3.68 to 95c. each. 6 Double-breasti*!, Wash Suits, well made, good quality; sixes 8, 9 and 10. Reduced from $2.50 to 95c. each. . , 30 Fine Straw Sailor Hats, plain and combina tion braids; all sixes. Reduced from $1.00 and $1.28 to 45c. eacb. Third floor. Infants' Department. 2 Infants' Hand-made White Mull Caps, close fitting, sixteen rows of fine eordlnr, finished arotina face with double ruffle edged with lace. Reduced from $2.75 to $1.25 each. 6 pairs Children's Hand-made French Percale i Drawers, trimmed with French embroidery; sixes 8 and 10 years. Reduced from $1.50 to 75c. pair. 2 Children's Coats, one of white pique, trimmed with stitched bands and embroidery, skirt finished with ruffle of embroidery; the other linen. Russian blouse style, collar and cuffs trimmed with hand embroidered scallop; patent leather belt. Reduced from $7.80 and $8.00 to $2.60 each. Second floor. Corset Department. 7 pairs Frencb Corsets; sixes 18, 19. 20, 21, 23 and 24. Reduced from $6.50 to $4.00 pair. 6 pairs French Corsets: sixes 21, 22 and 23. Re duced from $4.78 to $3.50 Pflr. 10 pairs Net Corsets; slae 18. Reduced from $1.00 to 39c. pair. Seond floor. Muslin Underwear Dept. 1 Women's Taffeta Silk Petticoat, deep flounce, cluster of tucks, trimmed with narrow ribbon, fin ished with ruffles and dust flounce. Reduced from $15.80 to $10.00. 1 Women's Taffeta Silk Petticoat, deep accordion plaited flounce, edged top and bottom with rose quilling; dust ruffle. Reduced from $10.00 to $7.00. 1 Women's Taffeta Silk Petticoat, two rows of accordion-plaited ruffles, edged with rose quilling. Reduced from $7.50 to $5.00. Second floor. Black Goods Dept. 6 yards 44-inch Silk Striped Grenadine. Reduced from $10.80 to $7.00 for pee. 6 yards 46-lnch Silk and Wool Figured Crepon. Reduced from $15.00 to $7.50 for pee. 3% yards 46-inch Silk and Wool Figured Crepon. Reduced from $8.78 to $4.38 for pee. 4 yards 42-lnch Silk and Wool Crepon. Reduced from $10.00 to $4.00 for pee. 4 yards 40-lnch Black and White Plaid. Reduced from $4.00 to $2.00 for pee. 2 yards 42-lnch Black and White Check. Reduced from $2.00 to $1.00 for pee. First floor. Hosiery Department. 15 pairs Women's Fancy Striped Lisle Thread Hose; slxe 9. Reduced frcra 50c. to 25c. pair. 18 pairs Women's Fancy Hose. In stripes, checks and polka dot effects; sixes 8% and 9. Reduced from 50c. to 35c.; 3 pairs for $1.00. First floor. Shoe Department. 24 pairs Women's White and ?ray Canvas Ox fords; hand sewed; sixes 4% to 7 A?4. 5, 5% and 6 B?4, 5, 5% and 6 C. Reduced from $3.00 to $1.00 pair. . , . , 40 pairs Women's Tan and Blade Oxfords; also a few pairs of Jullettes; sizes 4 and 7 AA-3, 3% 4 4V> 5. 6 and 7 A?3%, 4 and 8 B?3%. 6%. 7. 7% and To?to 8 D. Reduced from $2.50 and $3.00 to $1.00 pair. 19 pairs Women's Patent Leather Lace Boots, hand-tusned soles; sixes 3, 4, 8%, 6 and 6*4 A A - 4V4 and 5% A?2tt. 4V4 and 6% B. Reduced from $3.65 to $2.50 pair. Third floor. Stationery Department. 2 Fancy Boxes Tinted Writing Paper. Reduced from $1.25 to 78c. box. 1 Fancy Box White Writing Paper. Reduced from 75c. to 50c. ?S lbs. "Imperial Bond" White Writing Paper. Reduced from 35c. to 18c. lb 8 Brouse Paper Gutters. Reduced from $1.98 to 50?. each. First floor. . China Department. I Decorated Toilet Set, with slop Jsr, three pieces odd. Reduced from $6.50 to $4.78. 1 Decorated English Porcelain Dinner Set. stwar and cream missing. Reduced from $7.50 to $6.45. 5 Jardinieres, medium sise. slightly damaged. Reduced from 35c. and 50c. to 15c. each. 2 Odd Decorated English Porcelain Soup Tureens. Reduced from $2.00 to $1.00 Mich. 2 Odd Decorated Havlland China Sauce Tureens. Reduced from $2.50 to $1.25 each , 6 Odd Decorated English Porcelain Uncovered Vegetable Dishes. Reduced from 20c. to 10c. each. Fifth floor. . Housefurnishing Dept. 2 Fancy Indian Hampers, slightly damaged, re duced from $3.25 to $1.00 eaeh; 2, (educed from $2.98 to 85c. eacb; 2, reduced from $1.98 to 75c. 1 Copper-bottom Wash Boiler, dented. Reduced from $2.00 to $1.25. 1 3-at. "Iceland" Ice Cream Freeser. Reduced from $2.28 to $1.50. 1 Walnut Commode, damaged. Reduced from $2 25 to $1.75. . 1 Galvanised Iron Garbage Can, dented. Reduced from 75c. to 50c. 1, Metal Covered Ash Sieve, dented. Reduced from 90c. to 50c. 1 8-ft. Clothes Hone, damaged. Seduced from 60c. to 28c. Fifth floor. Woodward & Lothrop. We fully guarantee the dura bility of all Carpets and Furni ture sold by us. CREDDT Makes the buying easy. No notes to sign?no interest to pay. AH carpet made, laid and lined free. Our prices are marked in plain figures, and are as low as the lowest cash prices elsewhere. Payments will be arranged to suit the ; | buyer's convenience?weekly or monthly. Grogan's Mammoth Credit House, 817-819-821-823 7th St. N. W. Between H and I Sts. It's not because it is one dollar the full quart, but the quality thai sells Tharp's Berkeley Pure Rye. 812 F street . only. EDMONSTOVS. Home of the original ?foot-form" uoou. formerly sold by Langlote. A Friday Sale 2! Shoes ?Learn to look for unusual shoe-values here, and you'll never be disappointed. ?Three tempting under-price offerings for tomorrow. Gen uine Friday bargains that dem onstrate our ability to under sell on reliable footwear. Infants' Shoes, 30c. ? rack of Infants' /r\ Shoes that regularly ?#\U sold up to $2. Friday.. QJ' t ?Women's$3&$4Shoes,$l A remnant lot of Women Fine Shoes that sold for and $4; sizes up to 3l?. Fri day *'$1 Women's $2.50 Shoes, ;: $1.95. These are Fine Hand-welted Ure Boots for Womea. Well worth |2.50. Fri day............. $1.95ij iEdmonston's 1334 F Street. it 2 New price for e?c. qt. floor stains - - * * Too can't buy the best Paints any ohsape$ ? ? anywhere. Qeo. E. Corbett, sel2-10d a 1 r f*> fdh Mfc IA t fn Mfc lf*l fit*i UlklAM -Jr Hf HRg jJR* tFURHB i* GET RICHTHB "ASTOR WAY." INVEST a g YOUR SAVINGS IN* SOLID REAL ESTATE. 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