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I~~ ~~~~ Suis1Wrt11ba"$.8
Will Tomorrow Buy Shirt Waist
Suits Worth High as $7.98.
There are included in this big sale, that takes
no thought of values or regular selling prices,
hundreds of exquisite Suits in fine white India
linons, etc., superbly trimmed; pleats and hem
stitched effects; all the latest and smartest
styles; values high as $7.98.
Will Buy Any Shirt Waist Suit,
No Matter How High Priced.
Your unrestricted choice from all the finest
Shirt Waist Suits, many of which sell at $12 and
'" $15; all are beautifully designed with lace and
embroidery, and the skirts are in the popular
kilt styles. No matter how high-priced, the suit
of your choice at $3.118.
The Waist Sale.
It's a sale that breaks every record. Never before have we
given the women of Washington such an opportunity-never be- 3
fore have we felt justified in taking such a loss. It is YOUR gain,
so be here promptly tomorrow-it is the greatest waist sale of the
year, beyond a doubt. Here's the pricing
For 49C. For 69c. For $1.49
You can take your You can choose from Your choice from the
pick from a great ta- hundreds of beautiful finest Waists in the
ble of fine Madras and Waists In many pat- house - waists e o I d
Lan aitsth ternsdasts offiet
trwn Wajsts that Madras, Lawns, India regularly at $5 and $8.
Shave sold at $1.50 and Linons, etc. ; waists and in the most ex
thereabouts. There are that have sold as high quisite designs; superb
Included dozens of as $3. Going tomor- Irish Linens. India
handsome styles and row in the great clear- Linens. S 11 k-figured
effects. .ance at 69c. Madras. etc.
Underwear Specials.
Women's Good Quality Drawers; ex- Washable Underskirts, made of ex
Stra well made, with cellent quality striped seer
hemstitched ruffle. For sucker and plain materials;
tomorrow a big special g % C-, all have deep flounces. Spe-AUc'
t ............... cial price......................... p."
: Lot of Short Underskirts, made of
- fine cambric, with nicely Lot of Children's Drawers, of fine
'e hemstitched flounces. For to- e, quality and extra well
morrow specially reduced to-- made; all sizes: one of the
9e Lot of fine sample Underwear, In- Wednesday leaders at......... *
-w cluding Skirts. Drawers. Chemises,
j Gowns. &c.; all high-grade and made Lot of odds and ends in Corsets;
3Z of best materials; slightly some of all sizes; the kinds Z
soiled from handling; values 3 C sold universally at 50c.; for25
as high as $1.49................. tomorrow at....................
Wash Goods and Linens. g
Lot of several hundreds of yards of 100 pieces White Bookfold India
odds and ends in Dress Lawns, Dim- Linons, bright, fresh and new; have
ities, Dress Ginghams, etc.; have al- sold regularly up to this
ways sold as high as 12%c. ?gc time at Sc. yard; all you C
yard; one of the biggest want tomorrow at.....
1offerings at............... " Turkey Red Fringed Table
25 pieces yard-wide Covers; 8-4 size; 50c. always; 9c
" Bleached Muslin; free c one to a buyer at..........
from dressing; Sc. usually- Bleached Huck Towel
Bleached Pillow Cases; ing; all fast edge; regu
deep hem; ready for use; c lar Sc. value; price to- C"
good size; 12%c. value.... morrow................... ".
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Furniture. | Cor. 8th & Pa. Ave. | ERIdES.
Our Annual Sale gives you
the biggest bargains of the
whole year in Furniture, Car=
pets and Draperies.
Every Piece of Furni- Bed Room Suites.
ture in the House .00 Red Room Suie............$22.50
0.00 Bed Room ite.............. 30.00
15.0cedo Bed Ra.om... ............... 37.50
.(o0 ed oom Suit Be..o.k Ce...45.00
25.uc Bd .. .m Suite............5.. . 5
10.00 Bed Room Suites.............5.50
Book Cases 4 off. I Carpets (By the yard.)
1l0.0n0 Bolk Case...............$7.5
15.0 Bok Cae.............11.5 Regu- sale
$18.0 lt..kCuse.............1.50larly. Price.
$2000 ookCag.............~oo Ingrain...................$0.50 $0.39
~ ZOO ookCas.............1875 Brussels.................... .75 .55
000Boo Cae.............2.50 Bruasels.................... .90 .69
________________________ Brunssels.....,..............1.00 .79
Rokes'4of.Velvet.................... .5 8
$5.0 Roker...............~Axminster.................1.35 1.10
Body Brussels..............1.50 1.15
$0.00 Ro.~~~~~kerAsm..te...................0 Aniat..... .....1.6) 1.22%
$7.00 Rocker.......................6 6.00tr.........1.0 13
$it.0 Bcker..................00 Axminster....................2 1.85
I 1000 ockrs................. A.. inste................... 2.5 1.49
15.00 Rocer.............W..to11.......................____2.50__1.__
Dining Chairs 14 off. Closing out the Up
:0 Di"inghi"'e.'r.:::::::::::::"'2..histe.in Department.
.00 Dining Cars.................2.25 We are closing out all of those artistie
~.00 Dining Chairs.................5 .0 Ida Prints anfortisa halgnfA. andige.u
$1250 $3.0, 1500an andrd vt select ftrom. a apie
$1250. Pox50 C $15.a00 tond 8 Every Lace Curtain, every Portiere. every
go.0Bx oce-alt$ 85tie ofpholstery Goods-to .gos this
Pay a deposit and we will deliver the goods any time you say.
W. ii. 1-OEKE, Cor. Pa. Ave. and 8th St.
''The Home of Pure Whiskey." isrmn fat
W WISIKEY,ThKNB
Pleasing, Beneficial.
Ther.e is merit In Fineza Whiskey-merit P A O
[ thUat I'e recognized by physicians and
eanuses themn to prescribe Itt a Thanb stercgie
hth u tnte It Is a pure. mellow ~t epnn fhg-ls in
ltre Whisakey, 8 years old. Full .)1 cntuto.Srasnl ih
quart................................ sutiig tn xetoa
Chias. Kraemer, 1%"',''"a. drbiy5.glrstls$0
Preserving
Time is Here ~AKE
Our WHITE BRANDY for pre- h n ,$ .5
serving peaches and other fruit
is just what the housewife ofteeshmplcste
wants,.ihntetahofams vr oe
65c Q art. -PRLT"ntolygv iea sm
$2.50 Gallon. eestattises. oerpe,$;
Order by 'phone or maiL.WST o pon hr ay
318 Ninth Street. E'JHNMILE,-CO
D LITT--HGigh-C.lass MW
I)Painter& Paperhanger K )K N
- The limit of artistic excellene. is
II reached In Plitt's Painting ad Paper
u hanging. He will do your week in a U IF A
narthat will gratify you. Esisate
Th irtueneo.at
17277thSt. Phoe Th143choiWcGeo rts,
Thu.e KNABE
-Only a few
- more days of
Crocker's Great
Reduction Sale
of Summer Shoes.
-Only a few more days
-for you ladies to
-secure the biggest
-of all Oxford bargains
-in these
$3.50 Russet
Oxfords
We are closing out at
s0750
Just see these Russet Walking Oz.
fords for ladies-that's all we ask
they'll sell themselves. 'They are
swell-they are new-the are right
in the tip of fashion-and are really
and actually $3.50
grades-going aea Uin this eq
sale at JUST HALFL $1.75s
PRIE ............
And this is only one of the bargains
we are now offering. Every shoe In
our summer stock is cut-and CUT
DEEP.
Children's and Misses' Roman
Sandal Button, white and
gray canvas, going at.... e
Women's Canvas Gray s l
and Brown going at.... *
These are $2 grades-and sell for
that everywhere.
Crocker's,
939 Pa,. Ave.
11
*Store closed at 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 p.m.
Wedding Gifts.
Known Quality,
Artistic Merit,
Reasonable Cost.
GALT & BRO.,
Established Over a Century,
JEWELLERS, SILVERSMITHS, STATIONERS,
1107 Penna. Avenue.
au9-t.4'h.s-2A
II SELL standard medi-I
cines and toilet articles
at A NT I- T RUST T
prices because I am not
a party to the local drug com -
bine. For instance:
I50c. bottle of Blood
Wine for 35c.
J. W. JENNINGS,
jy19)-3m,28 1142 Conna. Ave.
The Lowest
Whole Year Prevail
Now on Upright
And Square
IPIANOS
Terms to Suit You.
Sanders &Stayman Co.,
1327 F STREET.
au9-28d
ELLER'S !",e"
~J HAIR GOODS
At Low Prices.
To a aint you wihte ceo t
thin itht iceapest and
best, we .vtwo hunred #0 rnatlyti im
abylow pric.. Je11-304
haambee ina ee.
a.w Td. ,
a. 3. nAKIHraN,
ay12-th.tu.e80 Tmrbe.
Train Wrecked by a Nroken Eail,
A dispatch from Plainfield, Ind., last
night says: Running at the rate of sixty
miles an hour, Vandalia train No. 20>.a
through train from St. Louis, with 809
passengers aboard, struck a broken rail
near the depot here today. Five cars
were turned over and destroyed by fire
caused by the explosion of a gas storage
tank. None of the passengers was killed.
and only one, Mrs. B. X. Wigderson of
Ant igo, Win., was seriously injured.
Neary all ofthe injuries were caused by
flurton Baker, ten years old, was drawing
a toy wa.gon along Tth street northwest be
tween D and B streets this merning when
he came in contact with a bgyowned
and driven b enjaminAwo of No.
- Nort street. bo hy was
htlyw as taken to his hoise,
a soutwest,by Mr. Anseraon.
TEGRABf~
BP&e.. R3&Ah~o mmo
,oA MvalcZP~ NVATMI
Lght-Colared Stam~ lecom mem
Esquest That @it 4. Dons
Representatives Of he granite cutteri
of the United States aiirs g1inted a hear.
ing before the Distfct Commissionere
this morning relative to the kind of stone
to be used in the cenArictif of the new
municipal buildipg.- The granite cutter.
were represented by James Duncan, J. J
Crowley and William Silver.
Mr. Duncan was spokesmaa for the
union representatives, and Commissionei
Macfarland and Acting Commissionen
Harding seemed #reatly interested in hig
clear and intelligent -presentation of the
matters urged by the granite cutters.
Mr. Duncan said that the granite cut.
ters prefer that the stone be cut in Wash
ington, but that the principal object of
their asking for a hearing was to urge
the District building commission to con
struct the new home of the District gov.
ernment out of a light-colored granite
The union, he said, while preferring thai
the stone be cut in Washington, so as tc
give the local cutters work, yet is more
greatly interested in the specific kind of
stone to be used in the structure.
Styles in building, said Mr. Duncan,
have been changed within recent years,
and architects are decidedly in favor of
granite rather than marble as a building
stone. Granite, he said, is more durable,
presents a more monumental appearance,
is better to handle, and for all building
purposes, he said, it is the ideal stone.
Within late years, said Mr. Duncan, light
colored granite has come into favor as a
stone for immense buildings. As a conse
quence white granite quarries are being
opened up and a fine grade and quality of
stone is being taken out. For the new
District building the speaker considered
that a white granite would be ideal and
would give adequate and accurate ex
pression to the architecture of the build
ing.
Priendly Relations Maintained.
Mr. Duncan went on to say that the
granite cutters' union has always sustained
most friendly relations with the quarries
and that if granite is used there will be no
probability whatever of strikes or lock
outs and the delay consequent to such oc
currences. The granite cutters, he said, at
the beginning of each large contract for
stone cutting enter into agreements with
the quarries covering the period necessary
for getting out and cutting the stone.
Under these agreements, he said, the work
is carried on and there is no friction be
tween the cutters and the owners of the
quarries.
Mr. Duncan gave a description of build
ing stones in most common use, and com
pared the relative merits of each with gran
ite to the advantage of the latter stone.
At the close of the hearing Commissioner
Macfarland mentioned that the selection of
stone for the new District building, as well
as all other matters relating to its con
struction, are in the hands of the District
building commission, consisting of the three
Commissioners and Secretary Shaw of the
treasury. He said, however, that he was
greatly interested in the arguments present
ed by Mr. Duncan, ad that he would lay
the matter before the commission at the
earliest date practicable.
Commissioner Macfarland said further
that personally he is very much in favor of
constructing The new municipal building out
of a white granite of .a quality similar to
that to be used in the new union sta
tion.
CLAIMS DAMAGES.
Margaret D. Walton Alleges Injury to
Property Amounting to $1,000.
Margaret D. Walton has priesented to the
District Commissioners a claim for $1,000
for alleged injury to her business at 444 1st
street northeast, by reason of the removal
of the sidewalk In frgn1 bf her premises.
In a report on the matter Assistant En
gineer W. P. Richards states that Mrs.
Walton is not the owner of the property
known as 444 1st street, but has possession
of the premises as a monthly tenant. The
agents of the property, Mr. Richards states,
as well as the tenant, were given verbal
notice by himself about one month ago that
the conditions in the block would soon be
such as to make it advisable for the tenant
to seek another locatio,n for her store.
Mr. Richards is of the opinion that as a
matter of equity there seems to be no dam-.
age to the tenant's business. He mentions
that there is no money appropriated to pay
for any damages to business nor any law
covering Mrs. Walton's case through which
damages can be claimed, as all dam-ages
resulting from changes of grade are stated
to be "damages to adjacent property."
This report has been approv,:d by Capt.
Chester Harding, acting Engineer Commxis
sioner, and the writer will be iformed in
accordance therewith. The alleged dam
ages have been occasioned by reason of the
work on the union terminal project.
FOR STR,EET EXTENSION.
Jury Hears Evidence in Condemnation
Proceedings,
A jury, composed of George W. Moss,
Percy S. Foster, Nicholas H. Shea, -James
B. McLaughlin, Philip F. Larner, Louis
Behrens and Frank B. Metzerott, heard evi
dence in the room of Circuit Court No. 1,
city hall, today, touching the value of land
to be taken for the extension of 23d street
from S street to California avenue, with a
uniform width of fifty feet.
The law under which the proceedings for
the condemnation of the land necessary for
the extension were instituted provides that
the entire amount of the damages shall be
assessed by the jury as benefits against ad
jacent property.
Assistant Corporation Counsel A. Left
wich Sinclair conducted the proceedings on
behalf of the District Commissioners, while
Attorneys Benjamin F. Leighton and Cor
coran Thom appeared for parties interested.
Charge Nolle Prossed.
The charge of embezzlement filed in the
Police Court against William Mundy on
complaint of his employer, Ira W. Kline,
as mentioned in The Star yesterday, was
nolle prossed later in the day by Assistant
United States Attorney Peyton Gordon.
He was informed that the ma.tter had beeni
settled out of court, and ft is stated that
Mr. Mundy produced-a signed receipt show
ing that he had gi de.poi!it with Kline
amounting to more than double the anmountI
alleged to have been embezzled.
Mr. Ws Edfrtd
Detective Warrenit as L*eturned from
Philadelphia, where he went with a war
rant charging H. Wasp=mn o that city with
having brought al gstien horsesdInto
this city. The horss~ question, as stated
in yesterday's Star, tek~ en from a sta
ble in New York. herpg was held be
fore a United State com soner yester
day afternoon, and the chatge against Mr.
Wasman was di t was stated by
the commissioner j j had failed to
find that any law ha jsieeated by the
defendant.
Plea of $uta.~e 100.
Following a plea ef eilty when arraiga
ed in the Police Court today on a charge e|f
assault and battery, Mamie Wright, a col.
ored resident of Northeast Washington,
was sentenced by Judge Kimisall to pay a
fine of 1100 or spendi the next 8S& days in
jail in lieu of paymeint. Mar'tha, Jackson,
gins Mmie, e ~ ~~~to tecoura
number of wounds en her face and hands
which she said were caused by Mantes
teeth.
All About Buwer 3euorts,
Vacation days.-Should be piaed for well
in advance. Boekiets about snUIne resort
at The StaVe'smtDrss FuBl hefe
mana sbout wsi sad rOSes foie s
inew ri freely 0va at th"bsase obe
LAIR MEN INIGNANT
I rMEA'i OF iBEY AI A ADZ BY
B EUD' PA Z
Csatraet Bstirn Loal Dmkts iad
Confectlonerp May Result in
an MUMat
Indignation marked the proceedings of
the Central Labor Union at its meeting
last night. This condition was caused by
serious charges which had been made
against prominent pembers of the central
body and given widespread circulation In
the Brauer Zeitung, a paper published at
Cincinnati In the interest of the broWing
industry. The members in question, no
names being mentioned, are charged with
being "grafters," the idsinuation being that
they received bribes from the Brewers'
Association of this city in connection with
the recent strike of firemen at the Heurich
brewery plant.
Secretary Prebstle of the National Brew
ery Workers' Association was mentioned as
the author of the objectionable article.
A counter-charge was made last night by
a delegate to the Central Labor Union that
a certain representative of the brewery m
terests was offered $25,000 if he would have
the brewery workers, drivers and other
employes at Heurich's brewery called out
during the late firemen's strike, thus com
pletely tying up the plant and compelling
the Heurich company to join the local
brewers' association, or to "combine," as
it was termed by the Heurich adherents.
Unwilling to rest under the accusations
made against its members, the Central
Labor Union last night adopted a resolu
tion calling upon Secretary Prebstle and
other officers of the National Brewery
Workers' Association to furnish the names
of the members of the central body who
are alleged to have received money during
the firemen's strike here, in order that the
matter may be taken before the courts for
settlement.
An amendment to have an investigating
committee appointed by the central body
failed of passage. The members the article
In the Zeitung was supposed to refer to
courted the fullest investigation, and one
of them is said to have offered the resolu
tion of inquiry.
A Delegate's View.
"Our members are justly Indignant," said
a delegate today, "as the charges involve
the good name and Integrity of the central
body. Some of pur leading members have
been advertised broadcast as 'grafters' and
bribe takers, and we propose to probe the
matter to Its center."
"The fact that the Central Labor Union
declined to indorse the firemen's strike at
Heurich's brewery," said another dele
gate, "is prima facie evidence that neither
this body nor any considerable number of
its members were influenced by money or
any other consideration."
The matter was brought before the Cen
tral Union last night by the statement of a
delegate that the executive committee of
the International Brotherhood of Station
ary Firemen had not sanctioned the strike
at the Heurich brewery.
This caused the supporters of the firemen
to enter a vigorous protest and to assert
that the strike was sanctioned by the Inter
national body.
An excited delegate arose after the cor
ruption charges had been stated and ex
claimed:
"In God's name, if we are to be ruled by
such papers as this. let Parry and his men
take control of us."
The Central Labor Union also took cogni
zance last night of the statement that it
had failed to have representatives present
yesterday at the opening session of the in
ternational firemen's convention. It was 1
explained that the failure of the organiza
tion was due to an oversight on the p>art of
the local firemen's union in failing to offi
cially notify the central body of the hold
ing of the convention. Oil was poured on s
the troubled waters by the adoption of res- I
olutions welcoming the firemen to Wash- s
ington and wishing them Godspeed in their 1
convention work. 1
Another stir was caused at the meeting
when certain bills incurred by the Council
of Allied Building Trades were referred
back to that body for investigation. a
Trouble With the Bakers.
It is probable that the matter of contract
between the local Bakers and Confection
ers' Union and the Employing Bakers' As- c
sociation, which has been pending for sev- a
eral months, will be submitted to the em
ployers in the shape of an ultimatum,
within the next week. e
The matter, It Is said, Is in the hands of t
the committee on grievances of the Central a
Labor Union, who will endeavor to secure
an agreement satisfactory to all concerned.
The journeymen bakers, it is said, will p
consent to leave the matter of employment 2
of workmen an open question, or submit n
the determination to arbitration. This
question, it Is stated, is the principal cause
of contention between ,the employers' as- c
sociation and the journeymen. A
Menibers of the union assert that the I
conditions that prevail in a local bakery,
controlled by a firm belonging to the
bakers' association, have retarded negotia- 2
tions with the employers, as the terms of t
the contract submitted, provide against -a
such conditions The bakers complain that 'J
in the establishment referred to the ma- '
chine work Is done by laborers at a wage I
of $8 a week, when the general rule Is that S
bakers shall be employed at such work at
the prevailing journeyman 'bakers' wages.
The difference between the severai local a
carpenters' unions and the Aalled Council of I
Building Trades, which several months ago a
resulted in the expulsion of the carpenters
from the council and the Central Labor
Union, will be inquired into by a committee 3
of the central body and an endeavor will
be made to bring about a reconciliation.
This course was determined at the meet
ing of the Central Labor Union last night,
when the organization committee of the
body was directed to adjust the differences, ~
If possible, and have the several organisa
tions of carpenters again affiliate with the
council of building trades,
It Is said the predominant sentiment of
local labor favors a restoration of the
friendly conditions in the building tradest
which existed prior to the beginning of the
trouble which resulted in the expulsion of
the carpenters' unions from the council, and h
that many of those immediately interesteda
desire an adjustment of the differences and h
a
Marriage Licenses.
The following marriage licenses have ~
been issued:
Augustus Chase and Lucinda Edwards.
John H. Mehrtens and Julia Lepper, both
of Cumberland, Md. -
George E. Anderson and Annie N. Wood. E
W. Russell Graham and Hattie Belle
Wrenn.
Frank F. Kidwell and Alice S. Jones.
Everett Bell and Lillie Ashley. e
Dennis J. Cullinane and Mamie Casby. c'
Thomas E. Brown and Martha Bates. h
Richard B. Smith and Cora M. Ulrich. ri
Deaths in the DiStrict. g
The following deaths were reported to the '
health office for the twenty-four hours end
ed at noon today:
Catherine E. Babcock, Government Ho.
pital for the Insane, 68 years,
Mary Elisabeth Becker, 911 8th street h4
northwest, 83 years. A<
Dora L. Brown, 1009 21st street, 18 years, ~
Jo.. J. Connor, 76 K street northwest, 36 '1
years,
Henry H. Cook, 926 24th street, 54 year.
Francis Curry, 239 11th street southwest, ~
2 months,
Lissle Daniels, 4 North court, 11 months.
Infant of H. C. and Mary V. lIgloff, 81)1 4%~ 0
street southwest, 1 day.
Merril M. Ferguson, Kenilworth1 D. C., 5 B
months.
Lilian Gaines, Washington Asylum Ho.
pital, 23 year.
Frank A. Gardiner, Kernan's Theater, 57
years.
Simon Henry, Washington Asylunt Hou.- ft
pital, 45 years. t
Lorenso Martin, Children's Hospital, 4 Y
years.
Bernard KM attbews, 1111 0th street
northeast, 2$ yearis.
Josbipe R. Shenly, 1747 18th street, US
ears.
Claiss M, senNe 36 Ustrnorth U O
THE WORLD OF :00IETI
A 0ATB PRAU3* A 3Ai SAL
ua ros msm aooinvma
Reslnt oeptaiti af Zoal Intr
Notes.
Miss Roosevelt put in another strenuou
day at Bar Harbor yesterday, enjoying
among other treats, a makeshift luneheo
party at the Swimming Club, of widel
Countess Camsini was hostess. A picnhi
had been projected, the party to go In i
buckboard. but bad weather upset thi
plans, and the luncheon boxes were emp
tied at the home club. Other guests of thi
countess were the Danish minister, thi
Belgian minister, Baroness Hengelmuller
Major G. Creighton Webb, Mr. Jerome N
Bonaparte, Mrs. William Lawrence Green
Miss Mathilde Townsend, Miss Cobb an(
Miss Bryce. At night Miss Roosevelt wau
given a dinner by Mr. and Mrs. Edgai
Scott, and later went to the weekly danci
at the club.
The bazaar held yesterday at the Ber
wind villa, Newport, in aid of the Tubercu.
losis Hospital was a great success, ant
about $15,000 was realised. Miss Wetmori
was a prime mover In the affair since its
inception and presided over the Ice crean
table. The Berwind villa, with its beauti
ful surroundings, sunken gardens and th4
lawns decorated with fancy pagodM
proved a great attraction and mone]
maker.
Mrs. L B. Carter of the Plains, Fauqulel
county, Va., announces the approaching
marriage of her daughter, Miss Isabelle
Thurston Carter, to the Rev. William W.
Gillis of New York. The ceremony, whict
will take place In St. James' Episcopal
Church at the Plains, Wedsday, Septem
aer 7 next, will be attended by friends frou
this city and elsewhere.
Miss Virgie Luckett left today for Green.
brier White Sulphur and Hot Springs, Va.
Bhe will return October 1.
Mrs. Thankful P. Buck and Miss Ada P.
Buck have sold their beautiful home at 631
ldaryland avenue northeast to Capt. Wal
ter F. Halleck, U. S. A., retired, and lefl
this morning for Denver, Col., for an ab
ience of two or three years for the benefit
f Miss Buck's health.
Mr. J. G. Durfey of Langdon, who was
'alled to Pennsylvania about two weeks
;ince on account of the serious Illness ci
1is wife, has returned, bringing Mrs. Dur
ey with him, .and she is now convalescing
encouragingly.
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Baker of Langdon and
heir daughter, Miss Lula Baker, are at
vorwich, Conn., In attendance at the annual
:ournament of the National Roquet Asso
:iation. Mr. Baker is an expert roqueter.
rhey will visit several New England re
iorts during this month.
Miss Mabel Grimes of Langdon Is visiting
'riends on the eastern shore of Maryland.
Miss Etta Page and her brother, William
?age, of Langdon are visiting relatives on
he banks of the lower Potomac.
Mr. Albert Watson. with his bride, of
?hiladelphia were guests' of his parents,
r. and Mrs. John Watson of Langdon,
uring last week, and were given a recep
Ion last Wednesday evening.
Miss Nellie Featherstone, Misses Edith
Lnd Hattie Grimes, Mr. Frank Grimes and
fr. John Watson, Jr., of Langdon are
pending their vacation at Atlantic City.
Miss Zula Edwards of North 12th street,
his city, during the past week was the
uest of her aunt, Mrs. Wilton Harvey, on
.angdon Heights.
Col. and Mrs. R. G. Rutherford of 19th
treet have gone to Fort Assiniboin.
font., for a visit of several weeks to their
on, First Lieut. R. G. Rutherford, Jr., 21th
Jnited States Infantry, who is stationed at
hat post.
Mrs. Wm. H. Fletcher and daughter, Miss
dary, of Carlisle, Pa., are spending their
annual midsummer vacation in this city,
he guests of Mrs. Chas. H. Leeds, 1314 6th
treet northwest.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Cannon, nephew and
iece of Speaker Cannon. and Mr. and Mrs.
leorge Cowel are here on a visit with Mr.
nd Mrs. Gratz W. Helm of 1813 Adams
fill read. Mr. Cannon is president of the
econd National Bank of Danville, Ill., and
Iso president of the local street railway,
tc., of that city. The visiting party made
he trip to Washington from Danville in an
uto touring car by easy stages, spending
bout ten days on the journey. They will
emain with Mrs. Helm (Mr. Cannon's sis
er) for a week or so before proceeding to
tlantic City, where they purpose spenling
few weeks before making the return jour
ey.
Mr. Elias Blondheim and family, formerly
f Washington, D. C., are now in Prescott,
riz., for the summer, where the former
as business interests.
Miss May Maschauer, Miss Estelle Bryan
nd Mr. Richard Banders have just re
taned from a pleasant vacatirn spent at
.tlantic City. Mr. Leo Maschauer and Mr.
homas Parker will remain a week longer
rith their friend, Mr. Will Schockly of
lover, DeL, after which the former will
pend some time at Dover, Del.
Mrs. W. S. Thompson, Miss Thomp
an and Miss Anna Barry of Washington,
I. C., with Mrs. von Jones of Philadelphia,
re summering In the White mountains.
Mrs. John C. Hesse of Capitol Hill and
[ra. Edwin B. Hesse are spending several
'eeks at the Delaware Water Gap.
Mrs. Ida M. Laurie and Mrs. Simb E.
oteler and her daughter, Miss Gertrude
oteler, are at the Calvert Hotel, North
hesapeake Beach, Md., for a stay of two
'eeks.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Stewart of 527 Florida
venue northwest, accompanied by their
aughter Mabel and little son John. left
uis morning to spend this month at At
bntic City.
Mrs. Thomas F. Bayard of this city and
er sister, Mrs. W. B. Clymer of Boston,
re spending a fortnight at Edgehill, Na
ant. Mrs. Clymer will sail about the mid
Le of the month for a trip of three months
broad.
Mrs. W. J. Armstrong and little daughter
arjorie are spending August and part of
uptember at Shady Brook Farm, Boyd's,
~d.
Mrs. Frank Simon and son Herbert of
onticello, Fla., are visiting Mrs. Lewis S.
ann, 1136 8th street northwest.
Owing to illness in the household the
i*es Holmead of Holmead Manor are not
Itertaining at all and a notice In these
ilumns of a recent birthday party at their
>mne was therefore misleading and Incor
et,.
Misses Anna Baker and Amy Rogers have
me to Indiana and the world's fair and
ill return home next month.
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Evans are
iending the month of August In the
ountains of upper Virginia,
Miss- Florence Eliason, accompanied by
ir brothers Raymond and Elbert, and Miss
rrie Burdine left last Tuesday for a few
eeks' visit with relatives at Oak Grove,
restmoreland county, V.
Miss Evelyn Kemp left Saturday to spend
veral months with the family of the late
. W. Skiles of Shelby, Ohio.
Kr. sand Mr's. William D. Brace are at
toneester, Msss., and have with them Mrs.
.D. Brace and their niece, Miss Helen D.
race of Duluth.
Kiss Elie Snow Is spending her two
seks* vacation at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
Kurs, 5. II. Herfurth and Miss Marie War
rth hlave -gone to Atiantie City for a
rtnIyt. Later -they will go to New
yr nindeinite stay.
0WNR 5UUNNSE.
M*i of St. fee eate Omee
LU1 t ts own,er e# esprty in equas
LMB inve t.e almneea an.s g
.m6anas t pea is esnrt teme. d
soam dt sle .a wsl te the parpoe
et ----ni= 6 gssages .n beneats,
Death f i.. Qglaan Vm ' -
Mr, caarima M. Venam e, asa olu rdsdet
of the esty. and mother of Mr. cleament 6
Venable, die Augurt e ad was buried 1n
Gleawood eemsters yesterday. Mrs. Va
able bod bees as ltail sr ms thin
twenty peara, but, notwithtam-, was of
a bright and happy dipodtion. Many
friends mourn her deatb. abe was the
widow of William Piosee Veenabi and
daughter of the late R. B. Gfis.
WAITE-RY. On Julya 0, 1, at a.
'Ta, b Rv. . . Su~RUTH U ILEY
a z.gr . D. P. FRAlt W.WIW
BRAX'ON. D rted this life August h, lg,,
TITUS RI N. aged thirty years. Ian
wife and two chihhrea.
CHRISTON. Desarted this life as Sunday. Auguso
7. 1904, at 11:30 p.m., at the redaence of her
husband St. Elmo Va., after a brief Slaess,
EMALZE CHRIS'iON. beloved wife et JAa
R. Christe= and beloved daughter ef oma
MeConner.
The remains will be removed to the eidenee et
he,r mother, 1520 Columbia street narthwest,
et on ,uea Augst 0. Funera freom
Th Baptist e. r th and Q steets, en
We ,. August 10, at 1 o'eloeh. Relative
and frid are Invited to atted. 2
DALY. The remains of MARGARET DALt will
be taken from the vault and buried Wednesday.
August 10, 10, at 4 p.m. e
DIX. On Monday. August S, 1904 at 5:10 p.m.,
DOROTHY T. DIX, infant daugter of We. S.
ad Katie A. Din, aged oee year and eleven
Funeral from reedenee of parents. 1410 5th street
northwest, Wednesday, Aagast 10. at 3 p.m.
Interment private.
FOWLER. Soddenly, en Saturday. Agust 6 1906,
at 9 a.m., at Forestville. Md., WILLAM H.
FOWLER, aged sixty-eight years.
In the graveyard, quietly sleeping,
Fearing met the wintry M "st,
For he ham eresed the great white riter.
He is safe in heaven at last.
" BY HIS CHIWREN.
GARDINER. Suddenlys. on Au . 1904, a9
11:45 p.m.. FRANK A. GARDINER, the be
loved busband of Priscilla Gardiaer (se Tua.
ner).
Funeral will take udace on Wednesday. August 1,
at 8:30 o'clock a.m., thence to the Church of
the Holy Name, where maw will be said for
the repose of his soul. (Baltimdre and Charles
county papers please copy.) 20
HAWKINS. At her residence. 3411 Q street. As.
gust S. 1904, at 11 o'clock a.m., CATHERINi
HAWKINS. aged eighty-three years.
Funeral from the Holy Trinity Church, Thursday.
August 11, at 9 o'clock. latives and friends
are invited to attend. "
HILL. On Tuesday, August 9, 1904. at 10:30 a.m.,
at her residence, 1453 Huntington place,
ALICE STUROUS HILL, widow of William
Curtis Hill.
Notice of Interment later. "
HUSSEY. On Sunday. August T 1904, at 5:40
a.m.. Mrs. EMILY ROSE HCASEY.
F,neral services at the residence of her father,
Joseph R. Rose. 1364 Kenyon street northwest,
Wednesday. August 10. at 2 p.m. and tbenep
to Congressional cemetery. Relatives an
friends Invited to attend. (Baltimore pars
please copy.)
JONES. On Monday. August . 1904. MNrs.
EMMA MOELEY JONES. in her thirtieth year.
Funeral from her late residence. 1114 H strees
northwest. Wednesday. A 10, at 8 o'eeck.
(Baltimore, Md., and Fredrachbrg. Vs., t
pers please copy.) .V.~
JORDAN. On Inday, August 8. 1906. at 10
o'clock m.m.. rLA, beloved wile of John Jor
dan, aged thirty-two years.
Funeral from her late redence No. 7m Sherida
street northwest on Wednesday, August 10, at
8:30 a.m. Requiem mass at the church of the
Sacred Heart at 9 o'clock. Relatives and
friends are respectfully Invited to attead. *
KFIH'ER. On Monday, August 8. 1904, WILLIAM
BARGES, beloved som of Lewis and Alterta
Keefer, aged twenty-four years.
Funeral from his late residence, No. 215 R street
northwest, on Wednesday. August 10. at 4
o'clock p.m. Interment private at Gleawood
cemetery. (Frederick, Md., papers please
copy.) *
MOHUN. Suddenly, on Tuesday morning. August
9. 1904, at 1:30 o'clock. at her residence 116
10th street southeast. MARY, beloved wife of
Michael Mohun.
Notice of funeral hereafter.
MOLAND. Suddenly, on August 9, 1904 at his
res'dence. 1611 0 street northwest, ThOMAS.
beloved husband of Mary Noland.
Funeral Thursday, August 11. at 8:30 o'clock, from
Holy Trinity Church. where solemn high maes
will be chanted for the repose of his soul. 2*
SCHRAUDNER. Suddenly on Monday, August 0.
1904, JOHN SCHRAUDNER, in his Itty-sztb
. rear.
Funeral from his late residence. 225 Brlghtwee
avenue. on Wednesday, August 10, at 8 o'clock.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to
attend. (Baltimore papers please copy.) *
SPURGIN.
MILITARY ORDER OF THE LOYAL LEGION OF
THE UNITFD STATES.
Commandery of the District of Columbia.
City of Washington. August 9. 1904.
The death of Companion WILLIAM PIVIUE
SILRGIN, Brigadier General, U. S. Army, at Car
lisle, Ky.. on the 6th Instant, is arnounced to the
Commandery.
Funeral services and Interment at West Point,
N. Y.
By command of
Colonel JOHN W. FOSTER, U. 8. Volunteers,
Commander.
W. P. HUXFORD,
Major U. S. Army, Recorder.
In enorlam.
JONES. In loving but uad remembrance of mg
dear eon. ALBERT JONES, who died one yey
ago today. August 9, 1904.
In the graveyard, softly sleeping,
Where the flowers gently wave.
Lies the one I love so dearly,
In his lonely, silent grave.
Farewell. Albert! May your slumber
Be as gentle as your love;
And when God will call me homeward
May we meet in beaten above.
BY HIS LOVING PARENTS, GEORGE AND Gil.
TRUDE JONES.
LOWE. I. sad bat loving remembrance of mny be
loved eon. LUTHER N ELSON LOWE, wheo n.
tered into eternal rest two years ago today*
August 9, 1902.
'Twans bard to say, "Thy will be done,"
When God took the one I loved best.
The crown is his, the race is was,
And the weary heart knows must.
But, ab. the pain
.Will loag remain
In the life that his tenderness blessed.
BY HIS LOVING MOTHER.
Rest. loving lather, thy troubles are o'er,
Safely departed to heaven's height shore.
No earthly trials to mar perfect peace.
While through eternity jay shall igeesse.
Loved ones are waiting to share in th bllms,
Glad to escape worldly sorsew likeths
BY HIS LOVING GRANDMOTHER AND FAThIE
RUONE. In sad hut loving remembrance ot
dear husband, WILLIAM RHONE, whoea
ed this lifle three years age today.
I have loved ones in that city,
Th1ose who left me years ago;
They with you are waiting fer me,
Where no farewell tears e'er Sow.
Sleep, husband, father, free from pain,
Until some day we meet again.
No tears will then hedim our eyes
When we shall meet In paradise.
BY HIS LOVING WIFE. WINIFRED ERHONE.
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