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* A ' SNYDER A KIDD, , ^ 1211 F street. * 5 NEW Ideas ? 5 bo Ladles' i \ OXFORDS. I ?. <J^ri DMTRERS of exclusive '* ^ Tkll footwear will find in our * showing of Spring and ^ * Summer Oxfords shoes * 9 that conform exactly to their v ideas of elegance, comfort and * fit. All the LATEST FRO- f Dl'CTK )XS?with tipped and f* *> plain toes?military and other ^ " "smart" heels?$2.50, $3 and 'A S3.50. fc "Colonial Ties"?three styles f* ^ ?Ideal, Yici and Mat Kid? very "swell"?$3.50, $4 and $5. '*? \ Your inspection invited. * \ Children's Shoes. ^ ^ Now styles High ami Low?in Kid, Box * Gulf and Patent Leather, $1.25 to $-.50. ^ >oyder KiddP ? * % ; - ? - ^ Successors to Hoover & Snyder, ^ *, 1211II F Street. * K it 5ft j>' y ?- jf r? f" if if if ** K* ?' ?-* Daily sales of lots are be ing made in Randle Park, an addition to iBest suburban car facilities in the District. One car fare to any section of the city. Why rent when you can own your home by making small monthly pay ments? Apply at A. E. RAXDLE'S OFFICE, Congress Heights. 'Phone Main 215?5. mT3-6t-eo Mc Knew's 'Strictly Reliable Qualities.' flaolhattaos, the acknowledged tached tached. Neglige MrtSo IIF. leaden* in quality?style? fit?comfort ?durability and everything that makes a Shirt desirable In the eyes of par tlcnlar men. We have Man hattan Negliges, all the new 1S*?- effects, with Cuffs at r de When it comes to $11 Negliges ? y??n will find the limit of value and quality for the price in the McKnew apeclal $1 Neglige -in white?neat fancy effects- and solid colors in blue, cxbh**! and tan the latest fads ? t] ?a wonderful Neglige for <>11 Great values in Fancy Dropstitched Half Hose at 25c. and 50c. rs*de*8 to specify, for these lines In clude everj- wanted style in Hose. Summer Underwear, 50c., 75c., $11 & $1.50. L*?ng or short sleeves?all rejrulars as well as extra stout sizes ltlgg?st and best line of light-weight underwear we've ever had the pleasure of sh"Uing 5o< 75c., $1 and fl.Bu. Hi. McKnew, 933 Pa, Ave. It Hi air Goods at Price. NEW ST?X-K-jrsT IN. Switches $2-50 formerly $3.00 Switches $6.00-f<.rmerly $lt> SO Gray Switches f.1.00?formerly $5.00 Gray Switches 54 5n?formerly $0-50 Hatrdresslng. Shampooing. &c. Hair Dyeing rod Bleaching a specialty Imperial Hair Regenerator for re storing gray hair. Natural color, $1.25. S. HELLER'S, ?02a an?l 720 SEVENTH ST. N.W. A father and son both testify to the benefit they have re ceived from taking Ripans Tabules, and say they "could not do without this valuable medicine." The father had been troubled with dyspepsia for fifteen years, and says Ripans Tabules are the best thing for that trouble which he ever tried. AT DRUGGISTS. The Five Cent packet la nough for an or dinary occasion. The family bottle 60 cents, contains a supply for a year t jy26-312t-42 T & 08 0 GST KQCDTTDO IBM?. mj6-4t 7 Declared Insane. Justice Barnard of the 9upreme Court of the District of Columbia, after a hearing thl? afternoon, adjudged the following to b? of unsound mind and directed their Commitment to the Government Hospital tor the Insane: Lottie Dickerson, Nora Lenlhan. James J. Burke. Sarah A. Mor ton. Martha Morton and Silvanus Blan chard. The lunacy proceedings instituted against Brooks Marshall were dismissed by the court. TAKEN INTO CUSTODY CLARA AND MARGARET TAYLOR DETAINED. Action Taken by Italian Authorities Father of Kidnaped Girl Here. Agreeably to the request of the Depart ment of State the Italian authorities have provisionally detained Clara Taylor and the kidnaped child, Margaret Taylor, at Boo btrlgahera, the town in Italy where they were located by Ambassador Choate. A cablegram received at the State Depart ment today from Consul Pearson at Genoa reports that Albert Ameglio, consular agent at San Remo, the nearest United States official to Booberigahera, has identi fied the woman and child to the satisfac tion of the Italian authorities, who have thereupon taken them into custody, await ing the arrival of extradition papers from Cincinnati. A cablegram followed from Ambassador Meyer at Rome stating that the Italian foreign office had agreed to detain, pro visionally, the woman and child. Father of Kidnaped Girl Here. A. V. Taylor, the father of the kid naped girl, called at the State Department today in company with Representative Shattuc of Ohio. He wished to consult the officials as to the best means of ob taining possession of his child, and to se cure the necessary credentials to the Uni ted States consular officers to aid him in his purpose. He was told that he might have such help as the department could give him, but that it would be necessary to await the issue of extradition proceedings before he will be free to fetch away the child. It is prob able that two or three weeks will be con sumed in preparing the papers to secure the extradition of Clara Taylor and dis patching them to Italy in the custody of an agent for the state of Ohio. Mother Wants Her Daughter. CINCINNATI, May 9.?Mrs. May Tennent Taylor, the mother of Margaret, and her attorney, Thomas H. Darby, have tele graphed President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hay at Wasington requesting them to instruct Ambassador Meyer at Rome to ask that Margaret be turned over to an emissary who expects to start for Italy w:th the officer bearing the extradition pa pes. Mrs. May Tennent Taylor, mother of Mar garet. said today after a talk with her counsel that she wouid not Insist on prose cuting Clara Taylor. "All I want." she said, "is to have my daughter back." Prosecuting Attorney Hoffheimer does not consent to any arrangement and will try hrSS Ta>'or un(ler the indictment pending A JAPANESE INCENSE PARTY. Etiquette of a Curious and Interesting Ceremony. From the New York Eyenlng Post. If you ever receive an invitation to a Japanese Incense party accept it promptly and thankfully. It has no counterpart in our own social system, and Is as merry and pleasant an affair as can be Imagined. The 1 people of the mikado's land have trained the nostrils for generations the same as we have trained the eye and ear, and they display a skill which at times is startling to a westerner. There is an odd etiquette to be followed in these social affairs. For the twenty-four hours preceding the party each guest must avoid the use of anvthing which can produce any odor whatever, i Scented soaps, perfumes, odorous foods and even spices must be avoided. These pre ] vent the user from smelling accurately and a.so interfere with the other members of the party. When you dress be careful to put on no garment that has heen kept jn the neigh borhood of camphor wood, tobacco, bou quets. dried blossoms or scented face pow der. When you reach the house of your host enter It as softly as you can, and as slowly as possible. This is to prevent mak ing a draught by the movement of your own body. Be equally leisurely in opening and closing doors, as a quick movement in duces a sudden rush of air. In the draw ing room the hostess burns a series of In censes usually four or five in number. Each guest is allowed to take three sniffs of each incense and roust then jot down its np.me and number upon-a card.. Each of | the four or five incenses is burned two or j ] three times so that the number of cards I will vary from eight to lifteen. At the end the cards are laid out on the table and the j hostess reads the names of the incenses employed, which are checked off upon the cards. The guest who has guessed the largest number receives a pretty prize, which is sometimes a silver or bronze in cense burner, statuette or carving. Among S the Japanese the average woman guesses I correctly about six times in ten, while with | American women the ratio is three in ten. I Occasionally, however. American women display a natural talent in this line, and I make records of eight and nine in ten. j There is a large Japanese colony in New 1 [ York, and among the wives of the leading i merchants these parties are quite common. VERNAL LAZINESS. An Excusable Disease That Attacks Many at This Time of Year. From the St. Louis Repu?>licnn When the curse of labor, the earning of ! | his bread by the sweat of his brow, was imposed upon Father Adam in Eden, some years ago, the full horror of this penalty for sin must have been made manifest by j a choice of the springtime as the season for its Initial Infliction. Doubtless the gar den was in its freshest and most youthful vernal bloom. The sun was grateful to ' Adam s healthy skin and the new green sward tempted him to rest upon its elastic I surface and idly watch the clouds loafing ! across the blue sky over Paradise Eve too, was singing, one may easilv believe as ' all her daughters have since loved to sing I in the springtime. Adam must have poignantly felt the curse of labor then. We cannot doubt this because his vernal loathing for work has descended to his race through all the gen erations. The child of the first man who ... " 'I1* ;Prln?tirne ?Ith anything but rebellion in his soul is an abnormal erea tion. It is difficult to imagine that there are any such, since they are not in evidence to the material senses. This little matter s called to public attention just now for the sake of disarming criticism and avert ing rebuke of those who are dawdling through their daily tasks as Mav an proaches. They would be either more or les than human if they did not dawdle It vema?Edeenf th" fe" ?" Adam ln Dangers of the Bath. Prom the New York Times. Brevity is commendable, but in the enun ciation of great truths it is possible to stop just short of completeness of state ment which leaves the seeker after infor mation at a loss to know how to apply such knowledge after the manner in which our Puritan ancestors applied all Serlpture-"Bv way of Improvement." For example the London Lancet startles the world with the following announcement: "Too much bath Ing to harmful, as it tends to maceration of the superficial part of the -pidermls which Is too frequently removed, and oc' easions probably too rapid a proliferation of the cells of the malpighian layer." But what is too much and how shall the man who seeks to regulate his life by the teach ings of science know when the superficial part of his epidermis is macerated and when the proliferation of the cells of the malpighian layer is too rapid? No right minded person would want these things to happen In his own case, and to the Indi vidual to whom bathing Is perfunctory and who feels a greater sympathy than he would be willing to express for the little girl who objected to her morning ablutions in winter on the ground that she had "rather be warm and dirty than clean and cold." maceration of the epidermic suoer fices and a galloping proliferation of the malpighian cells would be symptoms to be looked for as the result of bathing oftener than, say, once a week. Hence the infor mation of the Lancet, while shocking ia not likely to be revolutionary of Individual habits. RAILWAY CASE HEARD ARGUMENTS OP COUNSEL BEFORE COURT OP APPEALS. Original Proceedings for Extension of Metropolitan Road on 16th Street ?Grounds of Contention. The Court of Appeals today heard argu ments in connection with the appeals grow ing out of the old 16th street and Columbia road widening cases. The proceedings were instituted under the authority of the act authorizing and requiring the Metropolitan Railroad Company to extend its lines on 16th street. The first section of the act authorized and required the railroad com pany "to extend by double tracks the lines of its underground electric railroad from its present terminus at the intersection of lsth street and Columbia road easterly along Columbia road to the present 10th street northwest, thence north along luth street to Park street." It was provided in section 2 "That before such extension shall be constructed Colum bia road shall be widened to a width of ](Kl reet, the present Kith street shall be widen ed to a width of 85 feet from Columbia road to Park street." The same section provides that the Commissioners of the district of Columbia shall institute in the supreme Court of the District of Columbia, sitting as a District Court, a proceeding to condemn the land necessary for the ex tension of Columbia road, &c. The act provided for a jury of "seven judicious, dis interested men, not related to any person interested In the proceedings, and not in the service or employment of the District of Columbia or of the United States." Duties of the Jury. The jury were required to find the amount of damages for each piece or parcel of land condemned, and to assess for benefits any or all pieces or parcels of land which they may have found to be benefited by the widening of the streets to the extent of the benefits as they may have found them to exist. "And in determining the amount to be assessed against the pieces or par ed- of land the jury shall take into con sideration the respective situations of said pieces or parcels of land and the benefits they may severally receive from the ex tension/' etc. The_verdict of the Jury was filed Septem ber 2<, l'Nio. October 27, 1900, the appel lants filed exceptions to the award of dam ages for land tak<?n and assessment of ben-" efits. After the general objection that the award of damages is grossly inadequate ana the finding of bene*fits is grossly ex cessive the objections filed attempt to point out wherein the verdict is unjust and un reasonable in nine separate paragraphs. With three exceptions the pieces or par cels of ground, part of which has been con demned in the proceedings, are lots in var ious subdivisions. The exceptions are the tracts of land owned, respectively, by Geo. P. \ an Wyk, jr., Mrs. Mary Swain Thomp son and John M. Clapp. The three tracts of land occupy the entire frontage on Co lumbia road between Quarry road and old 16th street. Of these tracts that of Mr. Clapp is much the largest, and extends north to within lii' feet of Kenesaw avenue. The land on the opposite side of Columbia road had been subdivided before the proceedings were com menced. and the land necessary for streets in the subdivision donated. Exceptions to Verdict. Various other owners of land" taken, as well as owners of land assessed, excepted to the verdict. All of the objections and exceptions were argued together, and after due consideration by the court were over ruled. A decree of final confirmation cf the verdict, award and assessment was passed on the ilth of July, From this decree the appellant appealed to the Court of Appeals on the 22d of July l'toi Prmn/M,ten(lfli ,that the 'crfurt below erred in failing and rerusing to inquire into whitborTh v pr?f'pr ]esal proceedings . ver'i,ct was unjust and unrea sonable as to the lots; in finally ratifying fkms fh J? ,. ?Ver exctiJti?ns and objec ts in ,fVer"ICt ?f the jur>- as 'o 'he he verdict of'V S6t asi<ie and vacate me \ereiict of the jury as to the lots. DOMESTIC SCIENCE. Educators Recognize the Need of a Course in Homemaking. From the New York Tribune. Leading educators In this country are recognizing the need of domestic science as an elective study in the curriculum of women s colleges, with a view to developing a trained intelligence that may be brought to bear upon the problems of the home Domestic science," as the term Is now accepted, is by no means a matter of cook ing and sewing, useful as these arts may ' 11 also the application of the sciences?physiology, chemistry, physics, so ciology?to the problem of the home its J, on arK'' functions. ' ner.*PIh!!SUr1 in ,Ihf' direction of domestic sc.tnce has already been felt. Smith Col ?h a't."ough 11 has no actual course in the subject, yet offers under the head of r?.nan, chemistry a thorough and ex cellent course in sanitary sc'ence inri tL nutritive value of foods Chicaeo Pnivlr und r'Vvf a<|ml'able w.irk in allied subjects tTiVV t; d<^n f"r women. Miss Marion albot President Wool ley of Mount Holv oke commends adding domestic science to MissCHazC-irdUmnraS m ,")St-?r;"h|ate course, f Jiazard, president of Wellfslpv ?ave it is the hope of the college in the rear Vu had a lecturer on the subject Mi-s Olfve V? ssr SSLSS S&JS a 1 arm ethical value in relation to stand ards of living. The subject of food was especially interesting. "To sav 'Sliow what^'he is-"?snn,TtS an'' 1 wi" show clared *?&? nt'lnn0 ally_to llv<' noblv- Por gener ations our ancestors lived and after a man ner did their work, but how far short of efficiency statistics of the past, measured ? th? scientific knowledge of the present are showing. In these latter days sclent s making very clear the fact of the dose interdependence between food and em wmT J<tW'M,n food ?nd the power and will to do one's work. "The best foundation for right physical intellectual and moral attainment is often not laid, continued Miss Davis "because mothers are Ignorant of the science of nu tritlon. Such Ignorance is culpable in this /C.hn education; domestic sci ence and the new education have one end In common-an all-round development of a 1 ^aci,lnS UP into the highest grades An abundant table is not necessarily a nu tritious one. Malnutrition Is the result of overfeeding, as well as of underfeeding One unnourished element of the be>dy means lack of perfect balance. TH<S condition may result from Improper selection of food a wrong proportion of the nu trients, from an unscientific preparation or because, after the food has been consumed it Is unsuited to the Individual needs A*e occupation, climate and state of health must all be taken into account as modify ing circumstances." Miss Davis emphasized the individual's duty of right attitude toward food "wf should form correct mental habits in reeard to food, allowing some other motive thqn mere whim to Influence us in our likes and dislikes. We should ask ourselves in regard to any food, 'What function does it per^m in my body? What relation does it bear to my day's work?' ? ? ? The day is not fa? distant when every woman will realize the o ^ tfc8, ? i0' the ?ffice ?f homemuker and the relation of the home to the pro ductive power, the intellectuality and mo rality of the community at large There Is no work higher than that of homemaker And a wise mother can teach her sons and daughters most effectively through the effl cient management of her household." Post Check Currency. From the Galveston News. The post check currency proposition Is at. tractlng wide attention, and is unlversallv indorsed by those who have given it their attention. This form of currency will be a great convenience to farmers, stockmen and others who haven't dally access to banks, express and post offices. SAKS AND COMPANY, Leaders since 1867. Russian Navy Serge Is a Combination of Excellences. With all our superior facilities for making and all the talent we command, without the Russian Navy weave we couldn't sell such a Suit for $12.50. And the weave without the expert and artistic treatment our tailors give it would fall far short of its standard. Every yard of Russian Navy Serge that is woven is woven for us exclusively. Every Suit of Russian Navy Serge that is sold is soEd by us. Wear and color are guaranteed with accurate knowledge cf authorship. We've never known of a single Russian Navy Serge Suit failing to give complete satisfaction. That's a convincing record when you consider the thousands and thousands off these Suits we sell every season. It's the favorite?with good reason for being. It's our hobby. It's the greatest problem competition has ever had. They christen with artistic name; they seek to impress with price?they do every thing but give you a Suit as good as Russian Navy Serge for $12.50? or for $15, either. Iff you want a Serge Suit?Blue or BHack?and don't want to pay quite so much as you must to get the Clay-weave?get a Russian Serge?at O They are in Three=?utton SingEe=breasted and Four and Two I)oubIe=breasted Sacks?"Fit Reform" cut, which means cus= torn tailoring perfection of fit. We've something like 35 styles of Cheviots, Cassinieres and Homespuns, in Single-breasted Sacks and Norfolk's?every one of them worthy a $12.50 marking, because they exceed the $12.50 standard of value every where. But it is one of our "most-for-the-monev" offerings?our matchless grade at $ 1 OoOO Boys' Clothing. You can read the future of a store in the present estimate of its Boys' Departments. There's one of the important growth points. The care and attention we give to the assembling and selling of Juveniles' Clothing is not exceed ed in any feature throughout the store. We know what quality means in Boys' Clothing?to you, to the boy?to us. You always get quality here?and always get lowest prices here. Every now and then, when it is possible?lower than the lowest prices. Some of these specials are provided for to morrow. 150 Boys' Short Pant? Suits: some Double Breasted. some "Man lys;" some Plain Blue, others Plain Black; still others Fancy Mix tures. With many of the Suits ;ire TWO ifftO f-1 PAIRS OF PA NTT* Not one worth less u V than $:t.f)0 a Suit?and those with the two |T\l x, pairs of Pants are worth even more. Sizes ^|/ O run from 3 to 16 years.; All the lot of which but one. two or three Suits remain In the grades from $7.50 to S10 have been collected together and we shall make It a clearance tomorrow for less than half price. They are Double Breasted, Single Breasted Sacks, in Plain and Fancy effects. Sizes from 7 to 16 years, but not all sizes of any one style. Choice.. The regulation I?ng Pants Sailor Suits, made up In Navy Blue r?? /T\\ f"1 Serge; guaranteed absolutely fast color, in all sizes from 3 to 8 CT II 11 years. The "regulation" Suits usually cost $8, you knew. These ^)^j) Q^/ Qj) Boys' Wash Suits. We only mention them thus early because there are being calls made for them. They are'ready because they are all here?the handsomest line of Novelties we have ever gathered. "Put more common sense into the making" is what we told the makers for this season. Sew the seams securely; cut more carefully?you'll find them better Suits all through. Young Men's Clothing. As distinct and independent as though it was in another city is this Young Men's Cloth ing "Store" of ours. The Saks policy is the link in the chain. We've established a Young Men's Clothing shop. Put the best designing genius in this country in charge of it, with the most ex perienced makers to assist him. At last, for the first time Young Men's Clothing is made for the Young Men expressly?and with due con cern for their tastes and fancies and require ments. The "I*it Reform" principles are ap plied. The Young Men themselves have dis covered the improvement. A leader for tomorrow Blue and White Striped Sailor Suits, with solid Blue collar and cuffs; cut In full proportions; cord and whistle; all sizes 3 to 10 years. Better than last year's $1 Suit 75c. Brennted Ixing Pants 7.50 110o00 Boys' Underwear; long and short sleeves and seat; worth 39c Boys' Neglige Shirts. In Plain White and Fancy patterns; sizes 12 to 14- ?m i.a- e/TT* rate pair of cuffs with each * SIPC* Boys' Brownie Overalls; made of Blue Denim, worth 39c. a pair Boys' Corduroy Pants; reinforced seams, patent years, and worth 75c. a pair and well inado; rut full Bt.fu,,..r: 25c. waistbands; sUcs 4 to 16 S0c. Menu's Furnishings. We advertise only the specially important features of this stock. Things that you are just on the point of buying, and that we are able to offer at exceptionally low prices. That's the mission of this store?its patrons' most economical service. 9 a ?c. :25c. 45c. 117c. 25c. 25c, All-over White Madras Shirts, with plaited boBoms and separate pair of cuffs; better than the average 75c. Shir' Collarless Night Shirts, for summer wear; made of fine cambric; cut ex tra full and long; some plain ind others fanclly trimmed; worth C9c Men's Blue Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers; French neck, pearl buttons reinforced Drawers; 35c. value, for ; Fancy Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers; silk bindings; double gussets, pearl buttons, suspender tapes, etc.; worth 60c. a garment Black and Tan Mercerized Half Hose; colors are fast; heels and toes are spliced; worth 25c. a pair Madras aud Cheviot Stock Ties, In Plain White and Fancy colors; right shape, and worth 35c.. 100 dozen Fancy Web Suspenders, with leather ends and patent cast-ofT buckle that will not rust; regular 5()c. value Shoes?Qimaranteed for All They Are Underpriced. The underpricing is advantageous buying! We don't let a pair of Shoes come into this stock we do not know to be thoroughly re liable. This rule governs the "bargains" as well as the staple lines. Quite a choice for tomorrow. T ndles* Black Vlcl Kid and Patent Kid Oxfords, with welt and turn soles; 11 (Q) ^ all the new heel'shapes fcnd latest lasts. Made for $3 selling V ladles' Black 'Vlcl Kid and Patent leather Button and Lace Shoes; light /p <Ti o or hVavy soles; kid or patent leather tips; Cuban, military and Colonial heels; ^ II =5 worth |3 and $3.90..... ? u Men's Black Vlci Kid Oxfords and Lace Shews; single or double soles; N-5 z! Q Dfl D dress and walking lasts; every pair guaranteed. Special Men's Black Vlci Kid. Chrome Calf and Patent Leather Lace Shoes; Good- f= year welt ; single and heavy soles; extension and close - trimmed edges, flange heels?newest shapes; worth $3.50 * Mignon Shoes for Misses and Children?* new line; Black Velvet Kid, Button and Lace; solid oak soles; tasy, graceful and good Sizes 6 to 8?$1.00 a pair. Sizes 8Vt to 11?$1.15 a pair. Sizes 11% to 2?$1.35 a pair. Tfont Kick is the sturdiest line of Shoes made for the boys who wear sizes A f| /f> from 8% to 13%. Black Vlci Kid Box Oalf and Patent Leather; with beela ^ ][ JJOJ) and spring heelsj worth $1.75 a pair ^ Geniuiine Panama Straw Hats. Stylish Blaek anj White Mixed Single Suits, cut in the height of fashion; made with the greatest of care; titt np to the point of perfection; in all sices from 1R to 39 years. Better Sjits than were ever sold before for $8 Plain Blue Serge Norfolk Suits?and the Norfolk is peril a pa the^ moat conspicuous of the season's favorites. We guarantee th?- coloi? or these Serges; the cut and fit you can see for yourselves; all sires and worth $10 Military-cut Single Breasted Sack Suits, and that only broad-shouldered, waist-clinging Coats, but sha|>el big at the hips and small at the bottom. Plain Blur and Fancy Mixtures, in all sizes. $12.50 is the va 'specialists," you know Boys' Furnishings. Completeness is one of the charms of this service. Reallv, as most mothers know, there s only one place in \\ ashington to find a complete stock of Boys'Furnishings?and that's HERE. We take no price advantage of this possible. long and short Drawers; double ixcept to give you the best values We are able to duplicate our first great sale this season of Panamas tomorrow?that is, so far as the quality goes. But there are only 6 dozen of the Hats. Every one of them is guaranteed : blocked in the latest shape; sizes well assort ed. Worth up to $7.50, with choice for? ? T i ? ? I i l V v i V ?> f i X x 1 i We are direct importers of our Panama Hats?the only direct importers in Washington. There's advantage in it?as we've demonstrated three or four times this sea son already. That's why $3-75 buys a Panama Hat that's worth $7.50. And why $18 buys the sort that sells everywhere for $30. If you don't want a Panama, but want the regular Straw Hat, here's a special feature for you. I>ouble-brim Split Braid; rough finish; new blocks. A $2 Hat that's our f] /Th/TYi leader for 11 ? WW Boys' Yacht Straw Hats, rough and smooth braids; new shapes; worth 50c. Spe Children's Wide and Medium-brim Straw Sailors; finished with silk bands and A (Q)^ ?treamers; worth 75c. and $1. Special Children's Knox-braid Sailors, with wide-rolling brims; the latest novelty; 11 worth $2. Special li High=grade Bicycles in a Special Sale | All well-known?BEST KNOWN ? Wheels. Wheels that you'd buy for their reputation's sake anyway?but to their record we add the charm of special price?less than HALF PRICE. Clipper and Racing and Roa1 Bicycles: some fltted with guaranteed tires; others with tested tires; complete with lamp and bell. List price, ?80 $19.75 Syracuse Road and Racing Bicycles; fltted with guaranteed tires; com plete with lamp and bell; worth $50 Stearns Bicycles, fltted with guaranteed tires and complete with lamp >5 Rj ()() and bell; Usted at $60 o\J"W Linwood Bicycle#, 20 and 22-lnch frames, with extension handle bars; tested tires; liated at $36 Saks Fast Flyer, than which there's no better bicycle made; onr own ?peclal model; tted with Morrow Coaater and Brake, for $24.75. Without the Morrow k ' i SAKS AND COMPANY, Peena. Ave. <& Seventh St. Mr. Moore's Lecture. Mr. Charles Moore, secretary to the Sen ate committee of the District bf Columbia, will deliver his lecture on "The Plans of the Park Commission for Greater Washing ton" in the assembly hall of the Colored High School this evening at 8 o'clock. The lecture will be illustrate by stereopticon views of the proposed improvements. Will Address Students. Mr. Charles Moore, clerk of the Senate committee on th' District of Columbia, has accepted an Invitation to deliver an address on the proposed plans of the parking: com mission for Improvements to Washington and the District of Columbia at the Colored High School, M street northwest, this even ing at 8 o'clock. The lecture will be Illus trated with stereoptlcon views, which show the Improvements proposed. Convicted of Larceny. Henson Perry and John H. Johnson, col ored, Indicted for housebreaking and lar ceny, have been convicted In Criminal Court No. 1 under the larceny count, the housebreaklnc count bt*ng nolle prossed. c Demands Jury Trial. Oscar W. White, proprietor of the Stanton apartment house, near the oorner of 2d and C streets northeast, was In the Police Court today for failing: to provide fire escapes for the building. A Jury trial was demanded. Cattle Hides at Panama. Consul General H. A. Gudger of Panama reports to the State Department that the civil and military chief of the department of Panama has ordered that all hides of cattle killed must be immediately turned >ver to the government. Armour's Prophecy. From the Indianapolis JoontaL The late K. B. Armour, who was a Kan sas City meat packer, said a few years ago that "the trusts would prej>are the way for their certain downfall when they begin to meddle with food products, as that Is some thing the people will not stand." Unfor tunately for the packing companies, that Mr. Armour has been dead several years. ? e ? ? Col. John G. Jcwett of Saugertlea, N. Y.. who during the civil war was lieutenant colonel of the Pennsylvania "Bucktaila," committed suicide because of business trouble.