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KNABE & CO., 1218-1220 F St. dv*3M "Young Corbett" Whipped Hanlon in Sixteen Rounds. EAST FOR THE VICTOR eastern horsemen again won BIO BETS AT NEW ORLEANS. Lou Dillon's Record Questioned?Wal cott Whipped Temple?Demont Signs With St Louis. A merciful referee probably saved Eddie Hanlon from being killed by "Young Cor bett" last night at San Francisco, when he stopped their contest in the middle of the sixteenth round. For two rounds previous Referee Graney had begged Hanlon's seconds to take their man out of the ring, but they kept the game youngster at it. and finally Grane>, fearing that a fatality might result, ordered the fight stopped. No mnn ever received such terrific pun ishment in a San Francisco ring, and prob ably '"Young Corbett" is the only man In the country who could administer such a heating to Hanlon. When the San Fran cisco boy was carried to his corner still coi scions, but unable to walk, his seconds worked vigorously to revive him. The terribly beaten lad, however, com menced to vomit blood, and things looked very serious for him for a short time. _He was finally revived and was carried out or the ring by one of his seconds. Before he left. "Young Corbett paid a high tribute to his skill and gameness. and saluted his brother prize fighter with an affectionate kiss. It must be said for Corbett that he was as merciful under the circumstances as ho could be. During the fourteenth and fifteenth rounds he. too, was anxious to have the fight stopped in order to save Hanlon needless punishment. The fight demonstrated that Corbett is any man's superior at his weight. At no time during the contest was he in any ap parent danger, and when it ended there was not a mark upon him. Hanlon's most peculiar and very effective defense was all that saved him from a knockout early in the game. Even when he became tired and could not protect him self Corbett could not land a knockout blow In the thirteenth and fourteenth rounds Corbett began to show what he could do. The men were allowed to fight In the clinches, and Corbett. leaning his head against Hanlon's shoulder, and with his arms free, would punch him In the stomach with his right and swing fierce short lefts on his jaw. That was the beginning of the end. In the fifteenth Corbett backed Hanlon into a corner, and when the San Francisco bov swung feebly Corbett swung two light ning lefts and Hanlon went down. He took the count, and when he got up Corbett continued to punish him. The referee asked Hanlon's seconds to take their man out of the ring, but they refused. Finally, in the sixteenth round, with Hanlon completely at Corbett's mercy, the referee ended the t|ght and gave the ver dict to Corbett. After the men reached their corners Cor bett took off his gloves and went over and kissed-Hanlon. Eddie said: "You can lick them all." When Hanlon went to his corner he was seized with a se\ere fit of vomiting. Hanlon was car ried from the ring very weak, but con scious. In all the rounds it seemed as though Cor bett could hit H'liilon at will, but in the last four rounds the good work of the former told. Following are the last four rounds in detail: Rour.d 13?They rushed into a mix-up and in the breakaway Corbett landed a right over Hanlon's Jaw. He then missed a hard left for the jaw and they mixed it, Corbett putting left and right to the jaw. Corbett sent in a hard left to the jaw They mixed It. both swinging and landing right and left. They stood shoulder to shoulder fighting like demons, both l'indin<? hard rights to the jaw. Corbett sent left ;jnd right to the jaw and right to the stomach. Hanlon looked groggy for the first time and wobbled a bit. Corbett kept after (im and they still fought shoulder to shoulder. Hanlon holding on. This was decidedly Corbett's round He stood with his head against Hanlon's breast swinging left to the stomach and right to the jaw. Hanlon tried to light back, but his blows lacked force. If Corbett could have got him to stand back he would undoubtedly have knocked him out. Round 14?They assumed the same tactics, Corbett putting right and left to the stomach. Hanlon fought back hard and landed two terrific swings to the jaw. He then sent Corbett back with right to the jaw. staggering the champion. Corbett. however, fought back violently and landed some telling blows on Hanlon's body. Cor bett sent Hanlon to the floor with two lefts to the Jaw. He was down nine seconds. They went to a mix-up and Corbett planted right and left to the jaw. Corbett stood away, pegging away at Hanlon. forcing him to the ropes. The gong apparently saved Hanlon from a knockout. Round 15?Corbett tried several blows at long range, but missed. He missed a hard right for the body and another for the face. Eddie then sent a straight left to the face. Corbett jabbed with left, Hanlon being con tent to rest. Hanlon missed a hard left swing for the jaw and Corbett was short with a hard right, and Eddie blocked some hard lefts for the body. Corbett then caught Hanlon with a right and left to the stomach and a right uppercut to the chin that sent Hanlon's head back. Corbett waded in and lauded right and left hard to the jaw. Graney asked Hanlon's seconds to take their man out of the ring, but they refused. Hanlon Is taking a most terrific beating with gameness seldom seen. He could not fight back effectively and could hardly pro tect himself. Round lfl?Corbett missed a hard right up percut for the face, but a moment later sent the Callfolnlan to the floor with right and left to the jaw. Hanlon took the count of nine. He then clung to Corbett. the latter trying vainly to knock h!tn out. Corbett sent in a succession of rights and lefts to the face. Corbett yelled to Hanlon's sec onds to stop the content, which ihey refused to do. Corbett then delivered an avalanche of blows on the Callfomian's Jaw. send ng htm back against the ropes. The crowd yelled to the referee to stop the contest, as Hanlon was game to the core and refused to be knocked out. Graney then Interfered and awarded the decision to Corbett. ANOTHER FAST BOUT. Walcott Whipped Temple in Fifteen Fast Rounds. At the Crlterton Club. Boston, last even ing. Joe Walcott got the decision over I.arry Temple of New York at the end of fifteen rounds of rather fast boxing. It was the second protege of Tom O'Rourke's to show in Boston of late, and the good-na tured badinage of the crowd showed that It had not forgotten Kimerlck of Buffalo. Temple put up a rather good bout, but at no time did he have Walcott in a bad way, while many times the latter had Temple almost out. The latter showed that he was a fast and clever man, but when against the "Black Demon" he did not show to ad vantage. Referee Eugene Buckley announced that Temple weighed one hundred and fifty-two and Walcott one hundred and forty-five pounds, but the former looked as If he had more weight than that about htm. O'Rourke was in Temple's corner, and from the way remarks were passed between the fighters and seconds the battle was really between Tom O'Rourke and Billy Pierce, the latter the manager of Joe Wal cott In the first round Temple tried hard to reach his man, but could not get the least idea of distance. Waleott devoted most of his attention to body work, and forced Temple to "tin-can" before the round was ended. Walcott scored the round. In the second round Temple forced mat ters, and by good, fast work forced Wal cott to the ropes, and carried off the honora with a right and left to the Jaw at the bell. In the third round Walcott had Temple almost out. but the latter came back and managed to save himself, and was on his feet at the belL ?The fourth round went to Walcott, being gain?d )>y steady jabbing to ths Jaw with his right and left, while Temple tried hard for the body without effect. The fifth round went to Temple, but he wu very weak at the- close. The sixth went to Waleott, while the seventh was practically even, with Temple having possibly a ahade the better of It. Waleott devoted about all his atten tion to Temple's stomach. From that point to the end Waleott had matters well In hand, and by ateady atten tion to the body managed to reduce Temple to a state of weakness which In the four teenth nearly resulted In Temple passing into dreamland. He was almost out from a right to the stomach, and was wobbling while resting on one knee while taking the count. At the end of the count the bell rang and he staggered to his corner. In the last round Temple staggered and strove hard to stay the distance. Waleott tried hard to score a knockout, but Temple covered up and managed to be on his feet at the bell. NEW OBLKAHS RACES. Eastern Horsemen Again Won Big ?Bets From Bookmakers. The bookmakers at the New Orleans track again paid over to the eastern con tingent of racegoers a number of big bets yesterday. Arrihie Ztmmer. trainer for "Big Tim" Sullivan, and Morris Hayman, honse owner and friend of Joe Ullman, the western plunger, led the vanguard of the wise men who collected on two "good things" that won. Little Jack Horner added another race to the New York representative's credit by winning the second event. His success was at, much due to Jockey Fuller as to his otfn fieetness of foot. It was a repetition of Uhe old. old story?Fuller^ superiority over his rivals in the pigskin. Despite the fact that the distance of the race?si* furlongs?was considered too far for the little gelding, he was well backed by the friends of the stable, who relied on Fuller's ability to make up any deficiency that the horse might lack in stamina. This confidence was not misplaced. Fuller se cured a running start, and this advantage, plus his clever riding at the end, landed the money. Fuller, alert for the main chance at the poet, rushed his horse at the barrier, and while the remainder of the field were not prepared for the start, he was ready and secured a two-length advantage. This lead M maintained to the last furlong pole. At that point, after Julia Junkin. which had raced with Little Ja-ck Horner, had dropped back beaten. Joe Qoss challenged and for a few strides he showed in front. It was then that Fuller's skill came Into play. He "Jollied" Cochran Into the beiiof that he was beaten, and then, when that rider began to take matters easily, san guine of success. Fuller aroused his mount for a final spurt and won on the post by a nose. De Reszke won the handicap In a gallop. With only 98 pounds on his back the New York delegation thought he was practically invincible, and they backed him down to J to 10 at the close. He held the field at his mercy fhsoughout the mile journey, running under a pull throughout and win ning witJh his head in the air. Harmakis added to the enjoyment and the hopes of the easterners by capturing fhe third race in a hard driving finish. He wa3 well backed by his owner. Richard Rauer, and his friends both at the track and in the out-of-town pool rooms. The money was In doubt until the very last stride. The colt received all the worst of the start, had to work his way through his field and only got up in time to win by the margin of two inches on the post from Exclamation, the earfy pacemaker. Sam Hildreth won the opening event with his colt Floyd K.. but much of the enjoy ment of the result was spoiled by the ac tion of a spectator, who bid up the winner KioO over his entered selling prior Hil dreth protected the horse. LOU DILLON'S TIME. Bonner Brothers Say Bali-Bearing Axli Sulky Was Used. When Lou Dillon, the famous trotting mare owned by C. K. G. Billings, trotted a mile In 2:05 over the Cleveland, Ohio, track last September It was announced that the Maud S. record of 2:OSf4 no longer stood as the best record for a mile to a high wheeled sulky. I.ou Dillon, it was announced at the time, was hitched to an old-fasii'oned, high wheeled sulky, similar in construction to the sulky which Maud S. had pul'.ed. The performance was unquestioned until Robert E. and Frederick Bonner, sons of Robert Bonner, who owned Maud S.. filed a protest with the American Trotting Reg ister Association against the acceptance of Lou Dillon's record of 2:05. The protest is rather sensational, in that it charges de ception on the part of Mr. Billings. It is stated in the protest that Lou Dillon was advertised to attempt to heat Maud S.'s record of under the same condi tions that Maud S. made her famous mile. It Is charged, however, that a wind shield, something unheard of in Maud S.'s day, preceded Lou Dillon, and that the sulky, while of the high-wheel kind, was fitted with ball-bearing axles, which also were not used in Maud S.'s day. Robert Bonner's sons say the ball-bearing axles, were surreptitiously inserted in the high-wheel sulky, and that Mr. Billings deceived the public by suppressing that fact. Mr. BilllngH. when asked yesterday in New York about the protest and charges of Robert Bonner's sons, said: "I have no Intention of engaging in a controversy with anyone about Lou Dillon's record at Cleve land. I think the public anfl the trotting associations have all the information neces sary. I have enough business cares to consume all my time. I have faith that the authorities of the turf will do what is right." The annual meeting of the Trotting Reg ister Association will be held next week and the Bonners' protest will be acted upon. As the rules now stand there Is nothing In the way of the acceptance of Lou Dillon's record of 2:05. While Mr. Billings will not discuss the Bonner charges, his friends say he will produce evidence that no wind shield was used In the successful attempt to lower Maud S.'s record, and also that the ques tion of ball-bearing axles was never dis cussed. It is the opinion of horsemen that if Lou Dillon's performance was with a ball-bear ing sulky the exhibition was a farce. Tor it was thought by those who paid their money to watch it that the conditions were to be llie sime as those under which Maud S. made her record. Billings would not deny that his sulky was ball-bearing, but if it was his mare, in the opinion of the public, has been sailing under false colors In accepting tribute from those who thought she trotted under conditions s:mli<tr to those under which Maud S. made her recird. TO TKAIN PUBLICLY. John Hyland Will Hereafter Handle Bacers for Any Turfman. John J. Hyland. who for eight years has trained race horses for August Belmont, and who in that period, and in fact before that, won many of the great prizes of the turf for his employers, will have a public stable In 1904. During his connection with Mr. Belmont last year the winnings of the horses were some $80,000. Hyland said that In his opin ion Gallant, now owned by William Lake land, would have won a rich stake at Brighton Beach, worth some $10,000, but for a sudden storm which made It necessary to scratch the colt. Another of Mr. Belmont's two-year-olds, the grand filly Beldame, was scratched from the Futurity at the last mo ment by her owner In person, also owing to the "heavy rain which made the track a morass. But for this it was thought by her late trainer that some part of the money, perhaps first, would have been won by the daughter of Octagon. It was therefore con sidered particularly unfortunate for Mr. Belmont that stress of weather and track combined in the big races to defeat him In his natural desire to be the leading winning owner of the year. Comparing the performances of English horses of high class with those of our own, Hyland said that the straightaway tracks in Great Britain were all In favor of weight carrying horses, any one of which if forced to take his chances In a large field on a cir cular track would In all probability be de feated. unless singularly favored by fortune. Alluding to the recommendation of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Associa tion that hurdle races be abolished and steeplechases substituted, Hyland declared this a step In the right direction, because of the palpable danger to life in hurdle races run on dirt tracks. "I have ridden in manx steeplechases," CORRECT-FORM TAILORING. tin* mvery exceptional tailoring value that's bringing the well-dressed men from all over town. It's a quality bargain. We closed out an importer's entire bal r ance of Fine Black Llama Thibets, Bannockburns and Handsome Scotch Cheviot Suitings, which any tailor would be glad to have to make up into $25 and $35 Suits. Our lucky deal enables us to make ^ fj (fj) them up in the correct-form way for 11 ooS'mJ Silk-lined Tuxedos to order... Silk-lined Dress Suits to order Know-how Tailors said he, "but I never wanted to ride In a hurdle race." Cornet, Problem and other well known Jumpers were trained and rid den by Hyland. Coming: from such an authority, thin should put another nail in the coffin of hurdle racing, especially as Hyland was In his youth a fearless and brilliant rider of steeplechasers, and afterward trained them for A. D. Brown of Baltimore and others. He thinks Dlavolo was the best cross coun try horse of the last thirty years, though he admitted that General Phillips, who was a cup winner on the flat, was also a great steeplechase horse. General Phillips was purchased for steeplechaslng by Messrs. John and William C. Sanford, who were once great supporters of that branch of sport. There seems little doubt In the minds of well Informed racing men that the last of hurdle races has been seen on tracks under the control of the ruling body. DEMONT A BROWNIE. Clever Ex-Senator to Be Tried Out by Manager McAIeer. Gene Demont. as cWver a second-sacker and reliable a sticker as ever happened, has signed with .-the Browns of St. Louis for a try-out In 1004. Demont took seriously ill last June. He was with the Washington Senators, and he grew so weak his life was despaired of for a while. Demont has been on the shelf ever since and has lost a lot of weight. McAIeer, however, appreciated his great all-round prowess when right, and has induced him to accompany the Browns south in the spring. If Demont is in good health next year, and regains his strength and speed, he will be a ten-strike for .the Browns. McAIeer, in addition to Demont, has "Dick" Padden.' anothter cripple, and the promising Harry Oteabon. who was secured from Columbus in exchange for Martin Friel and Boweock. The Columbus management threw In a wad of "green goods" to bind the swap. Demont, when he began with Washington at the time "Scrappy" Joyce was in com mand of the Senators and when he did his later stunts with Boston and other teams, was always a star. McAIeer has acted wisely in picking him up. It Is to be siii'-erely hoped that Gene will regain his strength and be able to go to work alongside of Jones, Wallace and Hill. INTERCOLLEGIATE CHESS Harvard Still Leads by Half Point, With Yale Second. When play ended In the intercoHeglate chess tournament at the Columbia Gram mar Si hool. New York, yesterday. Harvard still retained the lead. Her men were only half a point ahead, as Yale won three games from Columbia. Each college has one game pending, to be adjudicated in the course of today. The game left unfinished from the first round, between Schroeder, Columbia, and C%rr, Harvard, was award ed to the latter. * The best game of the day was played be tween Brackett. Harvard, and Ward, Princeton, In which the Tiger representa tive scored a woll-merltod victory on his twenty-slxflh move. An amusing contest between Brasher. Princeton, and McClure, Harvard, took sixty-five moves before Mc Clure won. Brldgman, Harvard, defeated Schoonmaker, Princeton, in twenty-eight moves. A nlp-and-tuck struggle between Adams, Yale, and Tucker, Columbia, was won by the former after thirty-one moves. Colum bia's first defeat happened on the fourth board, where Lazlnsk defended a queen's gambit declined against Mather, s d for feited. under the time-limit rule, when only fourteen moves had been recorded. Schroe der, Columbia, had to resign to Sandiford, Yale, after thirty-one moves. A Sicilian defense between Palmer. Yale, and Barshell, Columbia, was adjourned after thlrty-tfhree moves, to the decision of the adjudicators. A French defense be tween Mowry, Princeton, and Carr, Har vard, was adjourned after thirty-eight moves, to be decided t>y the referee. The record at the end of the second round follows: Won. Lost. ? Woo. Lost. Yale 6 2 , Columbia V> ?'4 Harvard ft* 1^ ! Princeton .1 4 The Individual scores up to da^te: Won. IxMt. nrMpi>an. liar.IS H Carr, Har 1 0 Brackett. Har..l_ 1 McClure. Har...t 1 Adams, Yale.. .2 0 Sandiford. Yale.l 1 Palmer, Yale..1 ? 1 Mather. Yale...2 O Won. Loat. Schoonmaker. P.O 2 Mowry. P 1 o Ward. P 2 O Brasher, P 0 2 Tjicker, Col % 1H SChroeder, Col. .0 2 Barabell, Ool...O 1 bezlnsk. Col.. . .0 2 Columbia va. Princeton, Harrard vs. Yale? Tocker (Columbia) r?. Schoonmaker (Princeton), Scbroeder (Columbia) vs. Mowrj (Princeton). Bar shell (Columbia) va. Ward (Princeton), Brash r (Princeton) ?a. I.axlu?k (Columbia). Bridguian (Har vard) vs. Adams (Ysle), Skndlford (Yale) vs. Carr (Harvard). Brackett (Harvard) vs. Palmer (Yale) and Matber (Yale) va. McClure (Harvard). The final round will lie played in the fol lowing order today: International Chess Tourney. Arnous de Riviere of Paris, the manager of the forthcomlni'lnteAiattonal chess tour nament to be plajreB St Monte Carlo, an nounced yesterday that the following play ers had been selected ta.start In the tourna ment for the challer>ge cup: Swlderskl, Berlin; Marco and Schlechter, Vienna; Marshall. New York; Maroczy, Budapest, and Gunsberg, London. In addition to these players, whg will have to play a double round contest, that is to say, each man to play two games with ev- ] ery other competitor, several others will be admitted to the international Rice gambit tourney, which will be contested as soon as the cup tourney Is decided. The cup con test is to begin in the first week of Febru ary, and four weeks are altogether sched uled for both contests. Blues May' Be Raced Again. J. V. Shipp, Sunny Slope 8tud, Midway, Ky., owner of the racehorse Blues, which he recently purchased from Frank Farrell of New York for $5,000. has decided to train the horse for the <30.000 St. Louis World's Fair Handicap. Since the horse has been pronounced sound by veterinarians it is more than likely that he will be point Barber & Ross. | Closed New Year's Day. You can't enjoy good sport on poor, inferior quality skates. If you want the best your money can buy get the cele brated Barney & Berry Guar anteed Ice Skates?which for X quality of steel and convenience y of adjustment have no com- .? petition. We have all the dif- x ferent styles of Barney & jr Berry All-clamp Ice Skates at % >?c. to $. Satisfactory Heaters. ? The problem of House Heating is ? most conveniently solved with a Bar ber & Ross Gas or Oil Heater. For a bedroom, liall room or bath room that is not provided with a register one of these Heaters will be found indispensable. Stamford Gas Heaters. $2.75 4-col. Gas Radiators. .. $2.00 Small Gas Heaters $1.25 * | V * I ? 1 t Gas-jet Gas Heaters... $ 1.00 A Miller Oil Heaters $3.50 *:* Puritan Oil Heaters. .. $3.50 Small Oil Heaters $11.50 Weather Strips make a house COLD-PROOF. They cost only ONE CENT a foot. We'll pat them up for you if you say so. Drop postal or 'phone Main 62# and our representative will call and submit free esti mate. Barber Ross, fi 3 th and G Sts. ? it ed for the rich western race. The fact that Gold Heels has been taken up and is being fitted for that big race has given Shlpp the idea that his recent purchase may also be able to stand another season of bruising training. If, on the arrival ot the horse in Kentucky about the middle of January, he Is found to be in good shape, he will at once be taken up and fitted for the big race of next summer. J. B. Haggin's New farm. James B. Haggin has leased a thousand acres of the famous Woodburn (Ky.) farm from Mrs. "Ed" Simms, daughter of the late noted breeder, A. J. Alexander, and the tract will be used in conjunction with the Elmendorf stud for several hundred brood mares for which he did not have room at his establishment in Lexington county. William C. Whitney of New York made an offer to lease part of the Wood burn farm, and had received an option on the portion leased by Haggin, but while the New Yorker was trying to reach a decision agents of Haggin stepped in and obtained the property. Mr. Haggin first made an offer to the heirs of the estate to buy the entire farm outright, it being his Intention to remove all his horses from California to his breed ing establishments in Kentucky, but this offer was declined, and he then made an offer to lease the 3,2X> acres, but Mrs. Simms was the only one of the children who waB willing to turn the property over to another. The portion of the farm now controlled by Mr. Haggin contains the. stables and training barns formerly used for the trotters of the once well-known breeder and owner, A. J. Alexander. Professional Golf Match. irom the New York World. A match for $lo0 a side between profes sional golfers has been arranged. The vet erans, Tom Anderson of Montclair and George Strath, who has charge of the Crescent A. C. links, will try conclusions with John Mackie of Rosevllle and Jack Jolly, another Jersey "pro." This match, which is to be a four-ball affair, will aiso resolve Itself Into a test between the old and new schools. Ander son was the greenskeeper of the famed North Benwick links in Scotland for eigh teen years, and is capable of good golf even now, although post fifty years of age. 8trath Is another old bird, who gained considerable reputation a few years ago as a coach. It is Strath who is credited with bringing Mrs. Charles T. Stout, formerly Miss Genevieve Hecker, Into prominence In the golfing world. He has been playing well of late, and only a few weeks ago went round the Crescent links In record figures. Both Mackie and Jolly play a daring game, and they cannot figure out anything save a sure win. The match will be de cided at thirty-six noles In the spring, prob ably at Montclair, Foot Ball Game. The foot ball game which was scheduled to be played between the Olympics and the St. Stephen's Institute on Christmas day, but was postponed until New Year's day, will be played at 2 o'clock on the George town field. To Fight in Baltimore. Sammy Meyers of Baltimore and Kid Sul EDMONSTON'S?Home of the Original Boots for men, women and children. FOOT FORM" 29th Anniversary and Stock Reduction Shoe Sale. ?Bargains for Men, ?Women and Children. IGHT qualities and right values lend a genuineness Iflfvi to these shoe bargains that is most impressive. All ? the shoes in the sale are regular stock shoes?shoes you'll recognize as being worth what we say they're worth?and the reductions are liberal enough to make the sale prices exceedingly attractive. Women's Shoes. Women's Shiny Leather Boots, including Patent Colt and Ideal Kid, in button and lace. Stand ard $4 quality. To -J <1 e? close at o|/q!P<? 11 <5^ Women's "Wear Well" Boots, including almost every style that's popular; ^standard $3 Boots. To close at Women's Box Calf, Cork-sole ^ Lace Boots; standard $2.50 value. Special this sale ?:r$L9. Men's Shoes. Lot of Men's Shoes,.including Enamel, Cordovan and Glazed Kid?canvas and kid lined ; reg ularly sold for $6 and $7. To close aa?nd.$7:To.c.lo::$s.2(0s Lot of Men's Shoes, in patent kid, patent colt and box calf; regularly sold for A ll S $5. This sale $4o 11 <5 Men's "Wear Well" Shoes, in j; all good leathers; standard $3 value. This sale up to Women's Evening Slippers, worth (tf? -fl Q/ft\ -t $3, for - = op 11 oOU t | EDMONSTON'S, 11334 F Street. 5 it 'Phone Main 4114-Y. 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- * tkoX (ta l&xaKci The cigar that beats them all at 5 remo The Largest Selling; Brand of.Clgara In the World. Thtlisnd it the S maker"i Trcttclia* "Wonder What Mertz Will Say Today?" "At the Sjgn of the Moon." Store closes at 6 p.m. daily; Saturdays at 9 p.m. I I ==Two Tailoring Specials I that are attract! eg" wide= I spread attention. i \ Suits to order, and black Thibets in the line to choose from at $10. Best workmanship goes into every suit. ? Overcoats to order, ?There are 18 styles in fancy mix * tures and black Thibets and Ox ^1 (^f) fc?"ds in the line. We'll make up AS. 11 the Overcoat you select in the style fi?11 o O yo" prefer. Mertz and Mertz c? 906 F Street, * s % i * ?4 s % s % % % % 4 * ! i % % * *?rW&?> ?=-?? livan of Washington have been rematched to box In Baltimore Monday, January 4. It should be a scientific battle, as both are considered clever. They were to have boxed Christmas afternoon at Bladensburg, but the sheriff would not stand boxing on Christmas. These boys have been matched three times and failed to come together and have had one draw. Want Basket Ball Games. The West Branch Y. M. C. A. Reserve Basket Ball team of Baltimore would like to arrange games with all registered A. A. L". teams of Washington and vicinity. The weight of the team Is 133 pounds. Address communications to E. Waters, care West Branch Y. M. C.' A., Baltimore, Md. Plans of Levant Wheelmen. The Levant Wheelmen have completed plans for New Year reception at the club liouse on Pennsylvania avenue southeast, and the friends of the club have been In vited to join the members in a good time. The rooms Will be open for visitors from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. The reception committed will be President-elect G. P. Lohr, Franlr A Dunn. Lucius Davis and A. O. Varela. Many of th? local entertainers have prom ised to be present, and those who attend ire assured of one of the jolly affairs, for which the Levants are famous. The annual business meeting and installa tion of officers will take place January & The first smoking concert will be given January 20. WStZrm-ik County Having Exciting Times. A dispatch from Connellsville, Pa., last night says: To the grim record of Fayette county for the past week another tragedj was added last night, when Emery Bednar U alleged to have plunged a knife through the heart of Joe Yakunshin at Lemont, killing him Instantly. The assailant fled and noth ing has been heard of him. After a day of debauchery the * man quarreled over Yakunshin's sweetheart. They left the house of Martin Madgar together, apparent ly reconciled, and today Yakunshin's body was found in the snow along the roadside. Butler Needs Money for Belief. A dispatch from Butler. Pa., last night says: One death and five new cases of fever were reported today. To date the relief committee has received in the neighborhood of $45,000, and though they have been cur tailing expenses in every way, it is esti mated that $35,000 additional will be need ed before all the stricken families fan shift for themselves. Superintendent John A. Gibson of the city schools stated that they expected to resume next Monday. Eight of the teachers are still ill with the fever. Extra teachers will be hired until these recover. A Guaranteed Cure for Piles. ? litchlng, Blind. Bleeding or Protruding l*lln Your druggist will refund aoMj If PAZO Ot*r UEN'T falls to cure you In 6 to U da}*. 60c. ?Cl-r.lD.w-It