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PUBLISHED DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAY, smhten Office, 11th 8tnet and Penuylvuia iwt The Evening Star Newipaper Company. 8. H. IAUTFMABH, ftWt Bew York Offices 126 Tribune Building. Chicago Office: Boyce Building. The Evening Star la served to subscribers In tbe flty by carriers, on their own account, at 10 cent* per week, or 44 cents per month. Copies at tk? i-ounter. 2 centa each. By taail?anywhere la the V.9. or Canada?postage prepaid-60 centa per month. Saturday Quintuple Sheet Star, fl per year; wttb foreign postage added. $3.08. (Entered at the Post Office at Washington, D. O., as second-class mall matter.) t^All mall nubecrlptlons must be paid In advance. Rates of advertlalng mad* known oa application. Part 2, Pages II7-32. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1902-THIRTY-TWO PAGES. How many canvassers would it take to call on all The Star's readers in a sin gle day ? About seven thousand. A Star ad. is a canvasser at small cost. PECIAL EASTER. OFFERINGS Handsome Quadruple Silver=pflated o WITH COLORED SHADES AND CANDLES TO HATCH. Your choice of select ing from two different styles. Made of the best quality plate and dainty in designc Actually worth 98c special for A Handsome Line of Vases Suitable for Easter. The Newest and Choicest Cut Glass in the Most Gorgeous Designs. Favreuii Glass and Combination Silver and Glass. Prices Ranging In the Above Selections From $1.50 to $2i! A New Assortment of Prayer Book Markers, Belt and Hat Pins and Novelties in Gold and Silver Brooches. R.Harris<&Co.9C?r.7th<&DSt?oN0W AN OPPORTUNITY To Buy Good Pianos Considerably Under Value. Kental ? Storage - Exchanged ? and Slightly Used fc'quare ai.d Upright Pianos at 1 emarkably low Prices. Those who ?re contemplating the purchase ? f a piano li:ive ran- opportunities for securing rr-ftl l).s renins in the better kinds of Instruments at this so a so 11 of the year. The writer visited the ltra<ll>ury Ware rooms. at I'a. aTO.. and saw there unite a umnlicr of pianos and organs that are to lie closed out at literally half the usual prices. Upon inquiry he ascertained that this is the season of the year usually selected to close out ail the slightly used pianos? rental pianos?stored pianos?and pianos taken in exchange. Price Is usually no object in these annual sales, the main desideratum !>cing to make as much extra space in the warerooms as possible to accommodate the Immense number of instruments which are sent here to be stored during the spring and summer months. Among the pianos which haTe been tagged for immediate sale are many good, ser viceable Instruments?an upright of standard make i* marked $135. There are also many good square pianos In the lot. A Grovcsteen & Fuller piano is priced $80 a Chi. kerlng piano. $75- a Steedman piano, $100. One of the famous G a bier pianos. $125. And any of these fine instruments may be had on $1 weekly or $5 monthly payments. ?X'WVVVV^V'JV^VVVV^V^VV'V'X'VV i Y f ? x y ? ? Y Becker's SeinniS=Areim TrMDik Sale is in event that no traveler can afT. rd t" ignore. Trunks of every style are be ing sacrificed to make way fur new stock. Mure than 500 Trunks to choose from and more than ordinary reductions make buying both satisfactory and profit able to you. Dress Trunks. Was. 4" inch I?ress Trunk 3V inch l>ress Trunk 12.50 38-lnch I?r>-ss Trunk T.oO 3?>-in.h Press Trunk I'.25 34 in. b Dress Trunk... 41! inch Skirt Trunk. High-grade Skirt Trunk 4. IS.oo 26.00 Was. .50 Now. $t>.85 lo.So ft. 25 8.25 4.25 13 25 23.50 Now*. J 4 SO 15.00 Ladies* llat Trunk I." Gentlemen's Trunk 11 Steamer Trunks. Steamer Trunks in all sizes from 3o to 4o lushes long. Was. Now. Steamer Tr.ink $5.25 $4.50 Steamer Trunk 025 5.25 Steamer Trunk 8.00 7 Steamer Trunk 12 oo in Steamer Trunk 15.75 13 other Steamer Trunks from $2.25 up. N.i charge for straps ..r lettering. Suit Case Special. - Stoutly made of warranted Sole leatl - steel frame, hand riveted, extra dce| Irish linen liii.-d. In every detail of V make and finish an /ju ^ <-?, I ?or"\..\alu:':... | Becker's, i f ' N?-ar Lbhitt lioust-Y V mhl2 75<1 V v? ? r I f ? Y Y I Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y v t Y Y Y Y Y Y y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Cinrse -OK DRINK ?CURED I!Y CAN UK G1VKN IN GLASS OF WATKIl. TEA OH COFFEE WITHOUT PATIENT'S KN<iWLEtK;E. White Ribbon R?'medy will cure or destroy the dis eased apatite for alcoholic stimulants, whether the patient is a confirmed Inebriate, "a tippler." ?ocial drinker or drunkard. Impossible for any one to have an appetite for alcoholic liquors after using WHITE RIBBON REMEDY. Indorsed by members of W. C. T. I'. Mrs. MOORE. Superintendent of the Woman's Christian Temperance Fnion. writes: "1 haTe tested White Ribbon Remedy on very obstinate drunkards and the cures haTe been many. In many cases tile Remedy was given secretly. I cheerfully recom mend and indorse White Ribbon Remedy. Members of our union are delighted to find a practical awl economical treatment to aid us in our tetaiieranoe work." Mrs. WEST. President of the Womuu's Christian Temperance Union, states: "I know of so many people redeemed from the curse of drink by the use of White Ribbon Remedy tfc'ij I earnestly request you to give It a trial. ' For sale by ilrngyima ??erywhere or by mail, $1.00. Trial package free by writing or calling on Mrs. A. M. TOWNSEND <for years secretary of the Woman's Christian Tem perance Union). 318 TRHMONT ST.. BOSTON, 1IASS. Sold in Washington at Stevens' Pharmacy, ?tli ?t. and Pa. tve. jwi-w&a 104t.l8 CUSHION CENTER SOLES VENTILATE AT EVERY STEP, INSURING ABSOLUTE COMFORT. We arc Sole Agents in Washington for the "RESILIA" Shoes for Men, the latest and most remarkable Shoe-invention. An elastic Cushion Sole placed between the Outer and Inner Soles expands under pressure and conforms precisely to the shape of the foot. An air valve in the heel of each Shoe main tains perfect ventilation and keeps the feet clean, dry, comfort able an.l healthy. Call at our Seventh Street Store?with the aid of an Electric Demonstrating Machine we can convince you of the extra merits of these Shoes^, besides their style and durability. oHahn 3 Reliable Shoe Houses, Cor. 7th and K Sts. 1914-1916 Pa. Ave. 233 Pa. Ave. S. E. ?THE NAME B EVERYTHING." Esterbrook on a pes Is, guarantee of J Ja?. kson A stub pen popular. Over 150 other styles every pu stationer Accept no| absolute Its excellence No. 442. Increasingly 'Try it. [ varieties of t to suit ^pose. All have them, substitute. The esterbrook Steel Pen Co. W?*i. CumitK K J. 26 Mm Stmt, N. Y. RAILWAYS IN PERSIA. Sole Right of Construction Given tto Russia. For seven years to come Russia has the exclusive right to construct railroads in Persia, according to a report from United States Minister Griscom at Teheran, and made public at the State Department today. Mr. Griscom says he has had many inqui ries re garding the possibility of obtaining railroad concessions in Persia, and upon investigating the matter has found that an agreement was made between the Russian and Persian governments three years ago, giving to the former the exclusive right to construct railroads in Persia for a period of ten years from the accession of the present shah?leaving seven years still to run.. The Sad Part. Kr"Oi Llf*. * rs. Hatterson?"What! You've had four t<m co??.s in three me?nths!" Mrs #atterson?"Yes. And I didn't please any of thciu." Miss Frances Burkhardt Dead. A dispatch frojn Boston. Mass., states that Miss Frances Burkhardt. who has just closed her season as Evangeline In E. E. Rice's proeluction, died Thursday morning at the Hotel Reynolds after an illness of ten days. She was not believed to be seriously ill, but heart trouble developed and she died very suddenly. She will be buried from her late home in Washington. Miss Burkhardt was a typical southern beauty. While she was only twenty-five years old. she had been prima donna in Frank Daniels' Opera Company and In the French Maid Company. REAL ESTATE GOSSIP Features of the Market Dur ing the Week. HOUSE CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENTS IN THE BUSI NESS AND RESIDENCE SECTIONS. Conditions Which Give Promise of Much Activity During the Coming Season. The brickmakers are having a busy time just now in filling the orders that have come in during the past few days. It is evident the building season has begun in earnest, and from the standpoint of those who furnis this principal building mate rial, life season is going to be an active one. The supply of brick is said to be ample, but there is some difficulty in get ting enough wagon3 to do the hauling, ^fost of the dealers manage, however, to meet the wants of their customers. Architects and contractors, the men who are apt to keep In touch with the condition of the building market, are of the opinion that the coming season gives promise of much work. In the Eastern Section. The building operations of Geo. P. New ton. which have resulted in bordering both sides of Emerson street between 13th, 14th, E and F streets northeast, with two-story houses, are to be continued during the pres ent. season. It is expected that houses of similar style will be erected on E Rtreet between 13th and 14th streets. Mr. Newton is not the only enterprising man who finds it a good business venture to put money in brick and mortar, especially when it takes the form of houses in the eastern part of the city. It is remarked by those who are familiar with conditions in that section that the demand for houses is greater than the supply. This conclusion is based on the condition that now exists, when there are but few houses remaining vacant in the market for rent. This fact is all the more impressive be cause during the past year the building ac tivity in this locality has been rather un usual, and a great many new houses have been put up. People who have not been out as far as Lincoln Park recently would bt surprised to note the changes. Former vacant places are now occupied with hand some rows of houses. What was formerly known as the commons, extending consid erably west of Lincoln Park, is now sottie diftance beyond that beautiful pleasure ground. There are rows of houses as far out as the car houses of the Metropolitan road, which is at East Capitol and 14th streets, and there are also apartment houses to be found there. The growth of that section, however, Jg not confined to the comparatively limited scction about Lincoln Park, but extendfl north and south and covers practically the entire region which is known as the east ern part of the city. According to the es timate of Mr. Charles A. Shields, who is familiar with property conditions there, at least 60 per cent of what are known as medium-sized houses, whitfh have been sold recently, are located in the eastern section of the city. Business on Connecticut Avenue. The announcement was made during the week of the purchase for the Stumph Bed ding Company of a large building site on the west side of Connecticut avenue be tween L and M streets. The property is es pecially available for the uses intended, as it extends through from Connecticut ave nue to 18th street, an average distance of about 2??0 feet. The frontage on both streets Is sixty-one feet, so that a good-sized bus iness building can be erected there,and that is the announced intention of the purchas ers. As $40,000 was paid for the property, which is unimproved, the price per foot was about |3.25. Property in Brookland. Miss Grace M. Thomas, who, as a real estate broker, has given a good deal of at tention to property In Brookland, In speak ing of the situation in that part of the District said the other day: "Brookland is improving and there seems to be a great deal of activity there. The Dominican Brothers have purchased a tract recently and are to break ground soon for a $150,000 order house." She reports recent sales as follows: To Rudolph Bakersmith. $900; B. McHugh, $1,000; Frank H. Jackson, $5,000; Emma J. Hildrup, $1,000. An Apartment House. It is the intention of some eastern capi talists to erect upon a triangular square bounded by Vermont avenue, 12th street and Q street, near Iowa Circle, the coming season one of the most attractive apart ment houses in this city. The lot has pe culiar advantages in situation and outline. The building is to be of Roman brick, five stories in height, with towers at each of the three corners. Every room will be a front room facing either east or west or south and several of them will front in all three directions. It will stand detached from all other houses having three fronts. The main entrance will be on Vermont avenue and will have marble halls and hard-wood finish. It is the intention of the syndicate to name this building the Marietta, after the wife of one of its proprietors. New Apartment Houses. Two apartment houses are to be built on Willard street between 17th and 18th streets northwest. The plans have been prepared by Geo. S. Cooper, architect, for L. S. Fristoe. These structures will be joined in the front, but will he separated by an ell in the rear. On one side is an alley and on the other a space will be reserved for light and. air. The huttdiags are to be three stories kt height, and will be forty by eighty feet each. There will be two flats on each floor in both buildings, and each flat will contain' five rooms and a bath. The entrance hall will be tiled and lined with marble and stair cases will be inclosed in brick walls. The same architect has prepared plans for Charles Early, who laopoass .to erect a three-story apartment - house on the west side of 21st street betipsen B and S streets. The new building will extead through and have a frontage on Florida avenue. There will be an apartment on eaflh floor, which will consist of four roans and a bath. Traders' Bank; Bidding. The improvements, wMeh are to be made in the Vernon building, at the northeast corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 10th street, which is owned by the Traders' Na tional Bank, of which Mr. Geo. C. Hennlng Is president, will be of t rather extensive character. When the fAans. which have been made by Mr. Glenn Brown, architect, are carried out, the ol^ structure, which is, however, a substantial and sightly affair of its kind, will be entirely changed and trans formed into a modern office building: Two stories are to be added to the present height, which is three stories, including the mansard roof. The entire first floor is to be made Into a banking room for the use of the owners of the building. There is to be an elevator and* the upper floors will be all fitted up for office uses. j Bow of Twenty-Nine Houses. Mr. Charles W. King has recently pur- j chased twenty-nine building lots on the north side of W street between 17th and j 18th streets northwest, where he will at once begin the erection of twenty-nine three-story and cellar brick and stone \ dwellings, from plans prepared by N. F. j Haller, architect. The fronts will be of gray brick and light I stone. The range will be broken in de sign, making it appear as three separate rows. Some of the buildings will be topped out with pediments, while some will have French roofs and some dowers. The es timated cost is $l4r,,000. The Hayward Residence. Work hap begun on a twelve-room sum mer residfnee for Henry A. Hayward on Cherry Hill, adjoining the one being built for Admiral Weaver, a short distance west of Georgetown, in Alexandria county, Va. This is the highest land in that county, and the view from it is almost as exten sive, though of an entirely different < har acter, as that from Mr. Hayward's place on Lookout Mountain, Asheville. N. C. The house will be in the true colonial style, with spacious verandas, wide central hall, with suites on either side, upper balcony and a view deck on the extreme top of house. The trimmings will be in natural woods, and heat and ventilation will be supplied by the most modern styles of vtn tilating grates. The grounds contain live acres and are well adapted for improve ment. This suburb of Washington already con tains the homes of a number of Washing tonians. Among the notable places are those of Rear Admiral Weaver, Surgoon General Rixey, Dr. Joseph Taber Johnson, Mr. George N. Saegmuller, Mr. Bottler and the late Postmaster Willett. A Suburban Subdivision. It has been decided to place on the mar ket in the eariy spring (the surveying has already been done) a tract of land in the. District skirted by th<- proposed Boulevard and lying directly east of the Capitol about three miles in the line of East Capitol street extended and within two squares of the electric street cars. It is proposed by the company controlling the property to sell acre lots at a low fig ure, as many persons can be induced to go to the country if they can get advantages of plenty of ground at moderate prices. The arrangement will virtually put large 1/its on the market 2tt acreage prices. The company will be known as the "Central Heights Association." Real Estate Sales. During the past week Stone & Fairfax, real estate brokers, have sold for Hugh \V. Throckmorton a house on l.">th .street, near Rhode Island avenue, for $12.r>?H>. and for Carl B. Kofer3tein lh>- house i:K?l T street, for $9,500. The firm has under negotiation the pur chase of a block of land in Bloomingdale, where it is proposed to erect ten houses. PASSED BY THE SENATE BILL FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE PRESIDENT. The Vote Was 52 to 15?Bill to Repeal the War Taxes Went Through Without a Division. The bills for the repeal of the war rev enue taxes and ior the protection pf the President of the United States were passed by the Senate yesterday afternoon. The revenue bill was passed without division and after only one short speech, Mr. Till man embraced the opportunity afforded by the b..i's consideration to protest against the repeal of the duty of lo cents a pound upon tea. Protection of the President. Tne bill for the protection of the Presi dent was passed by a vote of HZ to 15. All amendments offered to the measure were rejected. The bill provides that any per son, within the United States, who shall willfully and maliciously kill the President or any officer on whom the duties of Presi dent may devolve, or any sovereign of a foreign country, or shall attempt to kill any of the persons named, shall suffer death; that any person who shall aid, abet, advise or counsel the Killing of any of the persons named, or shall conspire to accomplish their death, shall be imprisoned not exceed ing twenty years; that any person who shall threaten to kill or advise or counsel to kill the President, or any official on whom the duties of President may devolve, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten years; that any person who shall willfully aid In the escape of any person guilty of any of the offenses mentioned shall be deemed an accomplice and shall be punished as a prin cipal. The Secretary of War is directed to detail from the regular army a guard of officers and men to protect the President, "without any unnecessary display," and the Secretary Is authorized to make regulations as to the dress, arms and equipment and dutieB of such guard. The bill to protect the President was passed by the following vote: Yeas?Aldrich, Allison, Bard, Beveridge, Burnham, Burrows, Burton, Clark (Mont.), Clark (Wyo.), Cockrell, Cullom, Deboe, De pew, Dillingham, Dryden, Dubois, Elkins. Fairbanks, Foraker, Foster (La.), Foster (Wn.), Frye, Gallinger, Gamble, Gibson, Hanna, Hansbrough, Harris, Hawley, Heit feld. Hoar, Kearns, Kittredge, Lodge, Jlc Comas, McMillan, Martin, Mitchell. Nelson, Perkins, Piatt (Conn.), Pritchard, Proctor, Quarles, Scott, Simmons, Spooner, Stewart, Teller, Vest, Warren, Wetmore?62. Nays?Bacon, Bailey, Bate, Berry, Black burn, Carmack, Clay. McComber, Mallory, Patterson, Pettus, Rawlins, Taliaferro, Till man, Wellington?15. A bill appropriating $125,000 for a marine hospital at Buffalo, N. Y., was passed by the Senate. On motion of Mr. Proctor, chairman of the committee on agriculture, the oleomar garine bill was made the unfinished busi ness. Repeal of War Taxes. The only speech on the war revenue re peal bill was made by Mr. Tillman. He argued In favor of retaining the duty of ten cents a pound on tea. The owners of teas, now in this country in bond, he said, would get the benefit of the removal of duty to the amount of $!>. 000,000. Since the duty had been levied upon tea the United States had been re ceiving a better quality of tea, which had been supplied to the people at no Increased price. He said, too, that the experiment of tea culture was being made in South Caro lina and he believed it would be successful. This was a "baby industry" and really needed the protection. The tea culture In dustry gave occupation to many colored children and might do much other good. At the conclusion of Mr. Tillman's speech the war revenue repeal bill was passed without division or further comment. At 4:55 the Senate went into executive session; at 5:10 p.m. adjourned URtil Mon day. : i mmm i Sacrificed the Tree. From the New York Weekly. Visitor?"You are having that beautiful old tree cut down. I see. Why?" Mr. Suburb?"It Interferes with my neighs bors' view of the house, and they keep running in to find out .what is going on." T ! I A Word to Home Buyers. i I V t t X v V X ? x y v y X V ?:? V ? I ir X X y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y i y y y ? x y ?>x ?>x Man's first duty, whether married or single, is to ac quire a home. You do not begin to get ahead in the world till you stop paying rent. We have reduced home-buying to the simplest sort of proposition. By our system any man earning a steady salary--no matter how small?can acquire the property he desires without unduly depriving himselfcor his dependents during the time required to pay for it. In almost every instance we can say "your proposi tion as to terms is our proposition." We want you to seriously consider our plan and then carefullv inspect our houses. Leading to this, come in ami see us, or write an 1 we will convince you that you can without effort own vour own home. X The Following Are Genuine Bargains. The Ideal Location? Street N.W. 1 Elegant residence just com pleted. Beautifully situated on a prominent corner. Built of Pompeiian brick, white trimmings, contains 12 fine, large rooms and tiled bath, pantry, laundry and second story side porches. Double floors and handsomely finish ed hardwood throughout. L<>t 27x93 feet to alley. Open for inspection. -X -X Homes on Beautiful Washington Heights for $7,000, Hnished today and offered now for the first time. Two handsome threc-storv and cel lar brick residences, contain ing 10 rooms. Reception Hall, Pantry and Tiled Bath. Beau tifully finished in chestnut and tastefully papered throughout. Open fireplaces. Quartered oak mantels. Lots, 18x150 feet. Convenient to two car firies. We can offer the most I attractive terms. i f x y x y y y ii V i T I ?> f y y y y x y X fx. Vx ? ti y x y x Y A' I x X X i\ $ ? X y X I I ? X ?V Homes in Mt. Pleasant for $4,500. Here are the very homes you have been looking for. The builders have just com pleted these model houses in Mount Pleasant. Two-story and cellar, with Parlor, Re ception Hall. Dining Room, Pantry and Kitchen on first floor; four bed rooms and tiled bath on second floor; double back porch. Hard wood finish. White enamel mantels in bed rooms. Pur chaser has privilege of select ing mantels, gas fixtures and papering. Home on Princeton St., Columbia Heights, $7,800. A new three-story and cel lar ten-room brick and stone house. llot water heat. Hardwood finish. Handsome cabinet mantels. House beautifully finished and deco rated throughout. Call for permit. Can be inspected Sun days or w eek days. ? y : v ? x I i V ?X im N. W? for $5,750. A magnificent new home on 1st street northwest. Three story and cellar, 10 rooms ar ranged on the plan you like. Built by day's labor. Brown stone steps and trimmings. Tiled vestibule and bath. Plate glass doors. Steam heat. Nickel plumbing and 6-foot porcelain tub. An attractive home or a desirable invest ment. Price, S3,250. $200 Cash and Bafl= ance Monthily. We offer four new two stocy, 6-room and bath buff brick houses 011 F j^ireet northeast, with good large lots to paved alley. All ready for you to move in. Conve nient to D and H street car lines. These houses cannot be duplicated for less than $4,000 each. Price, $3,250, payable $200 cash, balance monthly. ?j. * ?> X i x ? * * * -W x y G? I * I 4 66 y I ?> ? i Headquarters for Home Seekers." | |Ho Ro Howenstein, S'q st^ Nkw!i "Open a charge account at :9s. s? ble, t@F ?We have gathered in the spring overproduction of five of America's most prominent makers of Ladies' Gold Pins and Brooches. ?We've combined them with our own stock and made prices 011 the whole line one-third under what's regularly asked at wholesale. -?You reallf buy for about a fourth what other jewelers have to ask you for the same goods. ?It's one of these sensational Cas telberg sales. Xo other jewelry es tablishment we know of would ever be progressive enough to attempt such a sale. It takes liberal figur ing?and buying in immense quantities to make such a sale possi ble and a less up-to-date establishment wouldn't do either one thing or the other. Peodainits Onne= Tlhird Less Tflnami WlhoDesalle Prices. You buy Pendants worth around ((j^ g rfTvTh ? $20 for = = = = = = = = = = g . You buy Pendants worth around g/fh ? $30 for = = = = = = = = = = ojp)/o<9U ? Y You buy Pendants worth (d^ fl /Tt\ /Ttx/TW X around $40 for = = = = = = <^j> 11 a All 14-karat gold, hand-made mountings ? some set with pearls, some with small diamonds, some with opals?the gold in all the latest finishes, including rose, green and Roman. A beautiful collection of appropriate Easter gifts at ridicu | lously low prices. Sale starts this evening. Chance of a lifetime? X never will occur again. Mai] orders promptly filled. 935 Pa. Ave., Washington's Leading Jewelers.