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Christmas Cards. Booklets, Diaries Holiday Opening of Toy&,- D)0 x b abitio and w f f Paris Bridal Trousseaux, Corset UR Lingerie Department is a veritable French shop. The disp] ported Garments for little children and Layettes for infants is < quisite handiwork of French coutourieres, whose art and ingeni ments of the softest silks, daintiest laces and the sheerest-of Fr These exquisite creations, with their fluffy chiffon flounces and fril are novelties which were designed solely for us, and the delight of W4 to meet the tastes of our patrons. Delicate hues, harmonious color Sc laces, all superb examples of French handiwork, complete a collection . No less attractive or superbly fashioned are the garments for lil wraps of bearskin and cloth for little girls and smart tailored coats for Bewitching hats and quaint bonnets for little folks offer great scop4 seen in this department. Caps and wraps for infants, superb christening infant's toilette may be selected here. Prices are no higher than you would expect for these exclusive thi 'Iird Boor. Eleventh st. Sale of $15.00 and $20.00 Trimmed Hats at $10.00. COLLECTION of very smart Hats will be offered tomorrow (Tuesday) at a third to a half less than earlier-season prices. There are dainty effects for evening wear and styles strictly for street and informal occasions. The trimmings employed include the latest novelties in panne velvet, plush, rich flowers, fancy fkathers and ornaments. A few of these hats have been taken from the regular stock and reduced in price: most of them are fresh from our work rooms and have never been shown. The collection as a- whole is Of unusual artistic merit and will appeal to women of refined taste. Those who have not already purchased Hats for the winter or may wish to add one or two more to their supply for the social season would do well, we suggest, to inspect this array of very attractive Trimmed IHats. which we offer at $10.00. Values, $15.09 and $20.00. .dHtaery Sal., Secod foor. Teth at. Beautiful White Lace Waists E offer a collection of very handsome White Lace Waists, in effects that are entirely new and exclusive. They are made over rich white silks, and the styles are exceed ingly attractive. Four particularly good values follow: At $5.75 each. At $7.50 each. White Net over white silk: shir- An All-over Lace Waist, lined red yoke edged with continuous with silk; yoke edged with narrow lace medallions: full fluffy sleeves- lace; shoulder pieces and sleeves pn exceptional value at the price. trimmed with the same-dainty. At $8.75 each. At A splendid quality of all-overl $25 ec lace. made with a yoke effect and: Lace Waists, lined with rich white Shoulder trimmings: edging of silk: a magnificent lace medallion beavy narrow,-.ace-a very beauti- front-a very superior-waist at the ful waist. I price. Special Sale of New Walking Skirts. We offer two very exceptional values in Walking Skirts. They represent a collection of plain and fancy cheviots which we bought at a price concession and had made to our order in several specially at tractive styles. Two lots. $5.00 Each. Regular Price, $6.75. $6.00 Each. Regular Price, $8.75. New Tourists' Garments. We show an elegant collection of this most desirable style of outer garment. They are in both three-quarter and full lengths, and come in a great variety of attractive cloths. WNe mention specially our $25.oo Covert Cloth Tourists' Coats. Ie are made in a variety of shades of covert and in several distinct stylies, all dlecidedly new and smart ; niost of them have loose backs, with belts and plaits. $25.00 Each. Our Collection of Rain Coats. In dlecidledly new and dlifferent styles from previous seasons. is now at it., best. Prices range from $i5.oo to $30.oo. Special attention is asked to our assortment at $25.00. It consists gof three or four distinct styles and a very- large variety of cloths, in all Sizes. $25.00 Each. New Fall Silk Waists. Beautiful new styles in Crepe de Chine, Peau de Cygne and Taf feta Waists at 55.00, $6.75, $7.50, $8.75 and $10.00 Each. Special Sale of Girls' Sample Coats. A sample line of Girls' Coats, consisting of heavy winter-weight garments. this season's best styles, in a broad variety of the newest and mnost fashionable cloths. There are no two garments alike in the col lection, andl thus is afforded an opportunity for the selection of a wrap that is exclusive at a saving of at least a third on the regular price. Size. 6 to 14 years. Special Price, $15.00 Each. Also a splendid School Coat of blue and br'own cheviot, made dou ble-breasted, with broad shoulders and loose back-belted. A very styj ash, easy garment ; sizes 6 to 14. $7.50 to $10.50 Each. hg0-metto. .i..T,. With C.E,; i .m. 6 t. it turo g. ggl ?,tm. ..t6,tWith * $u r.oo to $r4.oo each. $za.oo to $i5.o0 each. Also a very handsome collection of Girls' Dress Coats for best wear. Fine broadcloths, kerseys, zibelines, velvets, etc.; lace, braid and velvet trimmed, in white, biscuit, tan, leather, burnt onion, red and 'other de.. tirable shades. $18.50, $23.00, $30.00 and 535.00 Each. 'Third Geoor, G .t. deseves Demonstration of the "Are Your baby deevsthe 'best. Tight-fittin bands and pinninig blau rough seam., have no place un the modern baby s wardrobe. "Arnold" Baby Outfits of the softest knit fabric fit every curve of ti the fullest extent, the knit material is the surest preventive of colds & ,Then there's the mother's side-for "Arnold" Outfits stand for sitn pieces necessary for the complee outfit reduces also the number of ri date way of dressing babies. heresult? Comfort and health for bab There are 14 specialties (all knitted) for $1255 and upward. We crya cmltlieof the "Arnold"M goods in our Tnfanet' HNGTON-Pb6L mnd Calendars-Main Floor, G Str Is and Games-Po fall 'mpoi s and Infants' Ext ay of French Lingerie, Negligees, ne of the most charming exhibition tity have enabled as to offer the fre nch muslins and- lawns, alt develope lings of softly falling laces and rufli aring these exclusive garments is temes, bizarre combinations of mat och as we have never before shown. tle children -exhibited in the daint manly youngsters are representativ for French cleverness, which is ma gowns, wee dainty belongings fo ngs. Warm Woolen (For Men, Wom HE Underwear Departmei reputable makes of Under fabrics which this climate correct sorts for those w, or south. Regular and extra si2 to the stock (what heretofore it i a line of Drawers for short men a The stock is splendidly comp] trouble in getting just what is war For Men. 50c. a garment. Underwear in light fall weight heavy fall weight, light wintei weight and heavy winter weight ribbed balbriggan, white cotton fleece-lined natural gray and ribbed balbriggan. 75c. a garment. Natural Gray Merino Shirts and Drawers; shirts with self fronts and silk braid; drawers strongly stayed -splendid value. $1.oo a garment. French Balbriggan, Domestie Balbriggan, Natural Gray, White Wool, Natural Gray Ribbed Wool and Heavy Ribbed Domestic Bal briggan Shirts and Drawers; all are grades carried by us for many sea sons, and their popularity is proven by increased demands from year to year. $i.50 a garment. All wool, in natural, white, steel gray, light tadnand blue gray; dif E0eut weights;, euellent ualities and finished with unusual care; in cluded at this price is a heavy rib bed Balbriggan Union Suit, in three body lengths and three leg length! to each size suit. $1.25 to $4.oo a garment. Special length Drawers for Short Men, of cotton, merino and wool, in light, medium and heavy weights. "Dermophile." For those who prefer wool under wear we would recommend the French "Dermophile," made of pure Australian wool, in natural gray, md guaranteed not to shrink; made in! three weights, with sox to match; soft as velvet, and will not irritate the most sensitive skin-a wool lux ury ; if it shrinks bring it back and your money will be returned. Hiosiery for Men, M ~ E are showing select incltude silk, in openw also cotton, lisle thre embroidered designs. Orders can be executed for 'N work), in shades to match costum~ Complete lines of Men's Half cashmere, in plain colors and color Children's Plain and kibbed]I cashmere. Infants' Hosiery of every prop Main floor, F .t. W. & L. $3.00 "Peerless" Shoes. Special attention is asked to our W. & L. "Peerless" Shoes for Wom en, which embody more comfort, style and goodness than the shoe. makers thought possible a few years ago. We put forth our best effort this season, and have made the W. 8 L. "Peerless" the best shoes possible for the money. Style, gracefulness, comfort and well-wearing qualities are the combined efforts of this sea son's production, and we feel con fident that once a wearer, you will always be. Our name is stamped oi each and every pair-our guarantee. 53.00 a Pair. eTiard sode Tenth fo et. pes.wdI kts arsh iitingy egarmo etetabys body~,a admallow aboutie ra -iit and thmoese aoethodsr r and sain to ftnan fa phirdod'taent fwh at eea b etat :Iusive Wear. Pigsoirs, Silk Japow Corsets, Im s ever given in this tity of the ex shes and dintest ions in gar cd iikt beautifl combations. es and plaitns of silks and ribboos, only equaled by our happy planning erials and colors, embroiderie' and iest of our departments. Elegant e cif French styles for'children. nifested in the charming headwear r babies and every aclessory for an Undergarments en and Children). its offer at this time all the various garments in the several weights and and varied fancies demand. Also the o may spend the winter farther north :es are shown, and we've just added as been almost impossible to secure) nd extra stout men. ete, and we believe you will have no ited. For Women. Cotton Combination Suits, 6oc. to $2.75 Merino Combination Suits, $1.35 to $4.00. Silk Combination Suits, $4.oo to $7.00. Silk and Wool Combination Suits, $5.00 to $6aS. Silk and Lisle U Nb'ination Suits, $4.00 and $5.00. Silk Vests, 75c.t?15.25. Silk and Lisle Vests,: $x.io to $2.05. Silk and Woo&Vets, $1,30 to, $2.75. V SWoo and Lisl e*ts,. $i,. .to Wool and Cotton 'Vests, $iao to $x.6o.. All-Cotton Vest;/c. to85c. Plain Merin! 'sq4-arid Pants; soc. to $2.og. Tights,in cotton, lisle thread,-bal brigga4gyVrp to$do Ji $1.0o. SiA Wsts. im It i vteend Swiss ribbed-white, pink, sky blue and lavenderAi.oo tQ $Qoo. For Chffdren. Plain Vests, Pants and Drawers, 2g.to$agnaf . Ribbed ,Merino .Vsts anqg4ps,. 50g.to $1.25. Combination Sults, 50c. to $2.40. Black Merino' Drawers, 70c. to 95c. Black Tights, $1.15 to $145. For Infants. Cotton Wrappers, open down front, 25c. Wrappers, in inerino, all wool, silk and wool and all silk, 35c. to $1.55. tomen and Children Lines of Hosiery for Women, which or-k, embroidered and lace insertions; ad and cashmere, in plain and choice Vomen's Silk Hose (plain or open, es and slippers. Hose, of silk, cotton,"lisle hreadf and ed embroideries. sof' silk, cotton, isle thread and er kind and style. New Hair Pixings. Means of beautifying the' hair are plways in order. And everf new novelty or device instantly 'intierests every woman. etn o-the latelli h.a te tIW ha, The 25c. e~~h 8b.e ..d. d .: New Steamergs.' We announce tinsrmrival of an other shipment of Steam~er Rugs-a most' handy -'and (g$dnient article for use on land or .e..especafll op sea; besides, ther~~maygo uses they can be pu~t rudthe house2$W ove Mk ~t~ of the easy .chair or overih couche Ex cellen~t variety c4 $tetdis-plain colors and plaids-itos get from. Nm's tw, )iaSe c Its.. nuslin, cantbric and~ Ia n#, 'ith ~edom to all portiorns. Absorbaeat t The ftdudtidim oE te eDuPes 0' nteio~fiteen, as a tle~stao the -nin. esuonstratie al thispek PTR ONGREBB Ili 1 0 23 EU0 3 IVAK-1 nmelONW IN JWAN Y. eve ~n udt!e Sa3dubb-t ed an t6 Attead. An American forest eovrrea. Ganer 9 auspices of the American Forestry Aso hio, will be held In this city January 2 to 6 The met important aeeting will be hehl January 5 at the Lafayette Square Theater, when PZednt Roosevelt will de liver an address to the imembers. The other sessions of the congress will be held at the National Rises' Armory. morning and afternoon. The delegates will attent the Presldent's New Year reception :ef. January 2 in-a body.' The purpose of this congres is to estab Mah a broader i nderstanding of the forest In Its relation to the great Industries de pending upon it; to advance the conserva tive use of forest resources for both the present and the future need of these indus tries; to stimulate and unite all efforts to verpetuate the forest as a permanent re scurce of the nation. Number of Delegates Expeeted. The congress wiil be attended by dis tinguished men from almost every state In the Union. in addition to the regular delegates. The list of delegates include: One hundred delegates from the American Forestry Association, editor of luamber and other trade journals of industries depend ent upon the forest, twenty-five delegates from the bureau of forestry of the United States Department of Agriculture, twenty Ave delegates from the United States geo logical survey, fifty delegates from the United States general land office and forest reserve service, seventy-fIve delegates from the National Irrigation Association, seven ty-five delegates from the national irriga tion congress; five delegates from each for estry association, state or local, ten dele gates from the Canadian Forestry Associa tion, five delegates from the Canadian forest service, five delegates appointed by the governor of each state and territory. five delegates from each lumberman's as scelation, five delegates from each wood working association, five delegates from each mining association, five delegates frcm each stockmen's association, five delegates from each turpentine association, two delegates from each railroad, tele graph or telephone company, fifteen dele gates from the American Society of Civil Engineers, fifteen delegates from the American Intatitute of Mining Engineers, chiefs of bureaus and divisions of the United States Department of Agriculture, two delegates from each chamber of com merce and board of trade. Delegates-a - large appointed by the president of the congress from forest land owners and those who have rendered distinguished the congress. Secretary James Wilson of the Depart ment of Agriculture will be president of the Congress. Committee of Arrangements. The committee of arrangements that is preparing for the meeting Includes: James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture; A. J. Cassatt. president, Pennsylvan!a rail road; Howard Elliott. president, Northern Pacific railway; John Hays Hammond, min ing engineer; T. J. Grier. superintendent, Homestake Mining Company. Lead. S. D.; Fred. Weyerhaeuser, St. Paul, Minn.; N. W. McLeod, president, National Lumber Manufacturers' Association; V. H. Beck man. editor, Pacific Lumber Trade Journal; R. A. Long. president, Southern Lumber Manufacturers' Association; George K. Smith, secretary, National Lumber Manu facturers' Association; Garret Schenck, president, Great Northern Paper Company; Thomas Walsh, president. National Irriga tion Association; H. B. F. Macfarland, 'president, board of District Commissioners; W. .St Harvey, presidentg board of trustees, pilailelphla - Commercial Museum; John y, son, president, Washington Loan and Trust Company; Dr. Albert Shaw, editor, Review of Reviews; Whitelaw Reid, pub lisher, New York Tribune; Charles D. Wal cott, director, United States geological sur vey; F. H. Newell, chief engineer, United Statis reclamation service; George H. Max well,.executive chairman, the National Irri gation Association; B. L. Wiggins, vice chancellor, University of the South; UOgrge P. Whittlesey, d.rector, Amer ican . Forestry Association; Overton W. Prieepassociate forester, bureau of forestry; Resifield Proctor, United States senator from Vermont;; Henry C. Hansbrough, United States senator from North Dakota; Nathan B. Scott, United States senator from West Virginia; Thomas R. Bard. United States senator from California; James W. Wadsworth, member of Con gress from New York; John F. Lacey, member of Congress from Iowa; Frank W. Mondell, member of Congress from Wyo ming; F. J. Hagenbartih, president. Na tional Live Stock Association; Jesse Smith. president, Utah Wool Growers' Associa tion; H. A. Jastro, general superintendent, Kern. County Land Company, California; E. S. Gosney, manager, Gosney & Perkins Bank. Flagstaff, Aris.; W. A. Richards, commissioner, general land office; B. T. Galloway, chief, bureau of plant Indus try; - Gifford Pinchot, forester, United States Department of Agriculture: H. S. Graves. director, Yale Forest School; Fill bert Roth, director, forestry departenent University of Michigan; F. V. Covilie, botanist, United States Department of Ag riculture; William L. Htall, assistant forest er, bureau of forestry; James B. Adams, in charge of records, bureau of forestry; Her mann von Schrenk, in charge of forest products, bureau of forestry; H. M. Suter, editor, Forestry and Irrigation; C. J. Bian dhard, statistician, United States reclama tion service. CONFERE1NCE IN SESSION. Lutheran Church Body Keets in Zion Church, This City. The eastern conference of the Maryland synod of the English Lutheran Church is in session at Zion's Lutheran Church, 6th and P ~streets northwest. The officers of the conference are Rev. Dr. I. Calvert Burke, president; Rev. John C. Bower, secretary, and Capt. Emmanuel Herman, treasurer, aM of Baltimore. The sessions are being devoted to addresses by the va rious meinbers and the transaction of rou tine business. Much interest was manifested at the meeting this mnorning, wkieh opened at 10 o'clock, is the discussion of the recent ac tion of the Lutheran Church at Ellieott City, Md., which, although at present a member of the Maryland synod, has been making ovestures to the Ohio synod for admisilon into that body. The Maryland synod Is a part of the "new school" Luth eran organut=oma whie the Ohio synefd it Is understood, belengs to the so-cailec "old school" church. The question at lss. is whether the Elieott City church has takee the proper' method i that it did not bring before the synod to which it now beog the desire of ts mnembers to trans for allegiance to the older body. The emeg era conference, now in seson, has no Peer or to act in the matter, but will report to the synod of. Maryland, of which it ts a part,. A paper on the "Evolution of a Degeni emWte was presented this morning tsy-Rv. Dr. W. U. Parsonm, pastor of the Church of the Reformation. It was discussed hy a numsber of the membrsamon whoe wa Rev. Dr. L.I4 Ub4 a pisoayof the Lutheran church froma =ia T - dp vetloala exercises this amorning were eon dusted by Rev. D), U. Wimanp~ of. the Church of the Remer, in mone of Rev. 3. Luther Prints. The afternoeomio bega at 2 o'cloob, after a luncheos had been served by the ladie of the church at the resiene of the pastor, Rev, C F, uesg..r. The last menetng of the emnferenes viti tak pisee thisintg, .begisnhag at. S MaM 28w Qaa4 UMa sm anee *a - see aswa wese mrSe S ett tag Sere esets .4 that the esBe the rih samuito#mamma amn m Specil Sale of -Beginning today, and continuing throughout the week, we will sell standard brands of Canned Goods at savings that can not fail to attract thousands ofihrifty housekeepers. The fol lowing goods are now on sale at our main store, branches and - nierket stands: 1ona Tomatoes........ ..3 cans for......... aoc. - Iona Peas........... - '. ..3 cans for......... aoc. Corn......... Rlae.r. -.3 cans for......... 2oc. A. & P. Tomatoes...... pnter3 ..per can........... loc. - A. &P. Peas........ ..per can........... r2 c. A;& P. Corn.......... ..per can.......... loc. Sultana Tomatoes...... ..3 cans for... -.. 25c. Sultana Peas ........ . . ..per can........... loc. @ Sultana Corn ........... - .3 cans for ......... 25c. 9 Reliance Peas....... . . ..per can........... loc. Succotash............. per can..........oc. Succotash ........-.... 0 -3 cans for........ 25c. . String Beans.......... ..per can...........ir c. . - String Beans .... .... . .e - .3 cans for......... 25c. String Beans ..per can......-.S. @ Lima Beans...... . . per can........... loc. @ Lima Beans......... ..per can.......... 6c. CREAT U -IA CO. Main Store, Corner Seventh and 1 Sts. 11Branches: 31;S-venthS-reet..w. 3 M Strt ortow. -3 Stands in all Markets. B. A. Bowman, flgr. The Best Heaters. The new shipments of Gas and Oil Heaters just received make this stock equal to any demand. Gas Heaters. Oil Heaters. -It is pos s i b I e t o -The "Miller" heat any Oil Heaters are room in the the best oil heat house in a ers built. Thor jiffy when oughly modern, you have a absolutely smoke Gas Heater less and odorless or Gas Ra- and perfectly diator han- safe. Very eco dy. We nomical and show the thoroughly satis best types factory heaters. 7of Heaters and Radiators. All sizes, priced Modern ain construepr ffe tion7--safe, clean, per fect hftters; priced up from.............$3 o Gas Radiators, $2.50 up. Ask to see the "Vixen" Sanitary Gas Heater-the ideal beat er for use in sick rooms. Fitted with water pan; price, com plete ........................ ....................... LsS Shedd & Bro. Co., 432 Ninth Street. IEDMONSTON'S--Home of the original "FOOT FORM" Boots for Men, Women and Children. SWomen's "Wear Wel" Cork Sole Boots= === * OTHNG better for o . [J"1~,stormy weather 10 wear than our o famous "Wear Well" o Cork Sole Boots. They are built of the very best i materials in the most thorough manner known to skilled shoemakers. Have faul set cork soles, - and ale proof against damhpness. Stylish shapes and patent leather tip. A fit for any foot. "Wear Well" Boots for women compare with any $3.50 boots in the world. Our price - - - -- EDMONSTON'S, 1334 F st. 'Phone Main -r9r1. ewo listaig Die bTlhallag Ga Cattle Thief Killed and one wounded. Ilcised in eeeh other's arm on the bare One outlaw Is deed and another IsIs in a goa of a maa=tled Sat in New York city maortally wounded. as the reult of a des trme which they had bees dtspossed os perate battle between etttle thieves ad of riday, two sises, Louise ad Vaaeri fl, ar eeth Nev. Sherif Claeand. Abe, srtyfou an agty-igh yers teMcetvey and Charte. Winslow Ia the act Intemuth eac was aruer tub W en ced upno suan they ad t he mbed.t.459to toNha cad ed T he ---- we.. gstw~tI~meewthemater r e.i ea~ Qsiayfo wead A888d hs owb9 Rime.