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AMUSEMENTS TONIGHT. Academy-"The Curse of Drink," 8.15 p.m. Chase's-Polite vaudeville, 8:15 p.m. Columbia-May Irwin in "Miss Black is Back." 8:15 p.m. Kernan's-The Fay Foster Comp,ny, 8:15 P.m. Lafayette-"Peggy From Paris," 8:15 p.m. National-"Mrs. Gorringe's Necklace," 8:15 p.m. John R. Kelly, Center Market, N. Y. Roast Beef. Corned Beef a specialty. A. B. C. Headache Powders. Immediate relief. Druggists', 10c. Save the Pieces! Royal Glue Mends 'Em China, Toys, Furniture, etc. Druggists'. 10c. A horse belonging to Wesqjler Bros.. dealers in the Eastern market, ran away in Southeast Washington yesterday afternoon. The wagon came in contact with a tree and about $25 damage was caused. Great Bear a Pure Spring Water. 4 gallons for 50c. Office. 704 11th. Welabach, Also Lindsay Air Lights. 616 12th. C. A. Muddiman & Co. 1204 G. Charles Chavis colored, thirty-five years old, who lives at 1644 10th street northwest, was taken suddenly ill at 8th and S streets northwest yesterday afternoon. He was given medical treatment at Freedmen's Hospital. Headquarters for Duffy's Malt. Duffy's Malt is popular everywhere be cause of Its superior quality and nutritive value. It will be a help to you and to ev ery one. Postal Wm. Cannon. 1225 7th st. n.w., or 'phone N. 528 for a bottle. The "Special" at Geo. B. Sheetz's, 10th & F. is spreading the popularity of their candies. ALL 60c. varieties, 35c. A Uniformly Good Beer. Quality, not quantity, is the object in the production of Abner-Drury Brewing Co.'s "Old Glory" Beer. Carefully brewed, care fully aged; always delicious.'Phone W. 436. CITY AND DISTRICT. While attempting to board a street car near 2d and B streets southeast yesterday afternoon Burch Blaine. forty-five years old, living at 7(9 Virginia avenue southeast, fell and received a cut over his eye. His hand was also injured. The police patrol wagon was summoned and he was removed to the Casualty Hospital. Mrs. Mary Baxter, fifty years old, living at No. 2 6th street northeast, fell from a moving car at 10th and E streets about 8:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. She held to the car and was dragged a short dis tance. but was not injured. She was able to get back on the car and go home with out assistance. Solomon Alerson, a roomer at 510 4A street southwest, was surprised this morn ing when he got up about 4:30 o'clock and found that there had been a visitor in his room during the night. The caller had en tered the room by getting through a win dow on the second floor and had taken $50, a watch and chain and a pair of suspenders. The police were told of the affair and an investigation is being made. Moses' Remodeling Sale. All goods reduced 10 to 50 per cent.-Advt. Complimented the Special Cops. In relieving his force of special inaugura tion policemen from duty yesterday evening Lieut. John C, Daley of the ninth precinct, before giving the order to "break ranks," comiplimented the then on the efficient man ner th'ey had performed their duty during the trying period. He said not one of his specials had been relieved from duty for cause. nor had there been complaint from citizens or strangers against any of them. The same remarks, he added, applied also to the regular policemen of the ninth. Baltimore & Ohio B. R. to Philadelphia and returr.. $6.00. New York and -eturn, $10. Tickets good for eleven days. Cor responding rates to intermediate points. Advertisement. Funeral of A. X. Schlerf. Funeral services over the remains of Al lan M. Schlerf were held at 14t o'clock this morning at the home, 119 P street north west, by Rev. J. E. A. Doermann, pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, of which the deceased was a member. The pallbearers were George Stutz, Leon Cohen, John McCullen, C. L. Turner, Adam Fey, jr., and Arthur Mull. Mr..Schierf lost his life in the fire at Hot Springs, A rk., on Februa ry 25, 190t5. T he re -mains arrived in the city on Monday night. March 7, and were identified by Dr. C. H. Howland. the young man's dentist. Mr. Schilerf was twenty-three years old and was born and reared in this city. He jeft the city during Janu?ry of this year for an extended tour of the west. He bad a host of frie.nds in Washington and else where who, mourn his untimely death. He was popular among his associate~s and en deared himself to all who knew him. interment was made at Gilenwood. Elk Grove-a famous "quality Butter." Advertisement. Phillips Academy Banquet. As the guests of the Chinese minister, who is president of the Washington Asso clation of the alumni of Phillips Academy, Andover. alass., the members of the asso clation have been invited to attend a smoker at the University Cluo, liith and K Itreets. tomorrow evening at 8:30 o'clock. This is the thi.rd meeting held this winter, and it is called to make final arrange ments for the stereopticon exhibition and reception to Principal Stearns, which is to be held at the Chinese legation early in the spring. Mr. George IH. O'Connor is to be the guest of the association to lead tne singing, and Prof. George L. Raymond has prepared a paper contrasting Andover with the public schools of Great ifritain. ' The Johnson Sale of paIntings, water colors, old prints, books, antique furniture, hangings, art objects, etc.. opens at Sloan's, 147oiG street, tomor row at .11 a.m. and 3 p.m.-Advt. Wholesale Dealers Porm an Exchange. An exchange has been organizee by the wholesale dealers in butter and eggs. Per manent he:adquarters are to be opened on the second floor of the building at the cor * ner of 10th and C streets northwest, At present a room on the second floor of 22 10th street will be the scene of the daily meeting of the members at half past 11 in the morning. The olicers of the organization are: Albin Pr.ce. president; 0. 0. Spleer. first vice president; W. S. Hoge, second vice president; E. 0. Whitford, third vice pres ident; Joseph W. Falk, treasurer, and Rob ert L. Burgess, secretary, Prevention is Better Than Cure. Secure absolute protection for your val nables by re.nting a safe deposit box in vaults of l'nlon Trust Co., 1414 F st. $5 year. -Advertigment. ALondon May Have a Strike, Acablegram from London says I The sanagers of the London underground rail way's have issued a circular, addressed to the employes, giving the proposed scale of ,' ay which will be' in force when the ee triScation of the roads, now in progress, $hall have beep completed. The new-eagle will entail a reduction of wages. For a wekof six days of ten hours each the wages are: Motarme. 16,5 to conductors, R25 to f.60I; aie, to .R. The -ae want THE THEATER Richard Xans9el& Richard Mansfield's engagement at the New National next week brings all and the identical series of productions which distinguished his long run In Chicago, which closed a fortnight ago, and all the plays he is to give at the New Amsterdam The &ter, New York, when he begins his SM son there Immediately following his week at the New National. The engagement at the New National opens next Monday, March 13, with Mr. Mansfield's first ap pearance in Washington in his latest crea tion, the powerful, fascinating. and grimly ,umorous Tsar Ivan in Count Alexis Tolstol's Russian historical tragedy, "Ivan the Ter rible." which was translated for Mr. Mansfield by Madame Sophie de Meissner f Washington, a daughter of Admiral Rad rord, U. S. N. On Tuesday evening he will pe seen as the king of fops and exquisites, 'Beau Brummel." Mr. Mansfield on Wed riesday evening will appear for the first Lime here in eight years as Shylock, in a production of Shakespeare's comedy, "The Mierchant of Venice." Thursday evening will be given to his subtle and remarkable Baron Chevrial in "A Parisian Romance." Another massive Shakespearean production will be given on Friday evening, when the rreat actor will be seen as Richard, Duke >f Gloster, afterward king of England, in "King Richard III." At the only matinee >f the week, Saturday, he will repeat "Beau Brummel." and in the evening will say larewell as "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." "The Rarvester." The adaptation of that famous French d1ramatic masterpiece, "Le Chimineau," of Jean Richepii, which Otis Skinner Is to present under the title of "The Harvester" at the Columbia Theater next week, was made for that brilliant actor of romantic plays by his brother, Charles H. Skinner, the well-known literateur, who has in sea sons past supplied his actor-brother with several highly successful plays, both adapt ed and original. It was Ctjarles Skinner who made the admirable dramatization of Robert Louis Stevenson's romance. "Prince Otto," in which the actor scored one of the most picturesque hits of his earlier stellar career. He also made the adapta tion of Victor Hugo's "Le Rol s'Amuse," which Otis Skinner presented as "The King's Jester." He also anticipated Justin Huntley McCarthy's play. "If I Were a King," by a number of seasons in his orig nal stage work entitled "Villon the Vaga Dond," which his brother presented more :han half a decade ago. "Nancy Brown." "Nancy Brown," a rollicking, jolly musical omedy in two acts, which played nearly tn entire season at the Bijou Theater, New Vork, two years ago, will be seen, be ,inning Monday, March 13, at the Lafay tte Theater. This piece Is the joint work of Frederick tanken and George W. Broadhurst. There tre several new and original lighting ef ects introduced in the songs and the stage ousiness is novel and pretty. Miss Mary darble, a well-known Washington player, lays the title role, while William Mande ,ille, Edwin W. Lewis, Katie Allen Fox ind Robert Harty play the other principal oles. The production is under the man gement of the Wells-Dunne-Harian 7ompany. Chevalier. Albert Chevalier, the great English char cter comedian, will begin his limited en ragement at the Monday matinee at 'hase's next week, and he will appear at ach of the twelve performances during the reek. Chevalier's reception in this country ias been a continuous ovation, and his en ,agement in New York has been attended )y audiences of unprecedented size, as nany being turned away as could be given eats. The program will also present the diles-Stavordale quintet, in string imita ions of the human voice; Emmet Devoy Lnd Company. In "The Saintly Mr. Bil !ngs;" the Italian trio, the "Three Madcaps rom La Belle Parie," in novel acrobatic lances; Owley and Randall, juggling come lians; Mattie Lockette, child impersonator, mnd motion pictures~of a race'for a wife. "Queen of the White Slaves." A. H. Woods' magnificent production of rthur J. Lamb's thrilling melodrama, 'Queen of the White Slaves," will be the tttraction at the Academy next Monday tight. The story of the play deals with the 4bduction of a beautiful girl by a band inown as "The Terrible Nine," which is a ranch of the "Highbinders," who sell her o a powerful oriental, to be placed at the iead of his household and, as the title in licates, queen of his white slaves. How his despicable plot is frustrated through he instrumentality of a brave detective Is nterestingly and strongly told, and teems vith sensationalism, genuine pathos and tuaint comedy. The usual matinees will be riven on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Moving Pictures. At the Academy next Sunday evening ;hepard's moving pictures will again be he attraction. On this occasion pictures of he inaugural ceremonies will be shown, vlr. Shepard having had hIs operators in he city last Saturday, when they took 'lews of the parade, the President taking he oath of office and the latter review ng the grand military and civic pageant. 'he pictures will also show the President s a party to the parade, accompanied by is escort. Burton Hol1mes. The Burton Holmes' pictures were admir *d by a large audIence yesterday. The ext and last travelogue of Mr. Burton Iolmes will be on Japan. 'T11e many eauties of this most artistic country will e shown with the magnificently colored 'ews which are so characteristic of a Bur on Holmes travelogue; also many beautiful olored views of the cities of Nagasaki, (okohama, Tokyo. Nlliko and of the fa nous Tenryn river, showing sixty miles of apids in this little Island, and also of nethods of transportation other than water, he "jlnriksha." A number of fascinating notion pictures of the "Geisha Dance, from he Crowd in Theater Street" to "Three o'reigners Taking a Lesson in Geisha )ancing" will show far more clearly than any description what the geisha truly it. 'Japan'" will be given at the Columbia ['heater next Tuesday afternoon a.nd at the few Willard Hotel bail room on Wednes lay evening, March 15, at 8:15 o'clock. eats for the New Willard Hotel lecture ran be obtained at T. Arthur Smith's. "Jolly Grass Widows." "Fulton's Jolly Grass Widows'' will be he week's card at Kernan's Lyceum bie rinning Monday. March 13. In the list will >e Snitz Moore, the droll German; Charles Burkhiardt and others. An Otherwise Perfect Menu s spoiled by serving inferior butter. To ivoid thIs risk order your butter of James P. Oyster, 9th & Pa. ave., where only the eading brands are sold. 5-lb. boxes of Four eaf Clover Creamery Butter a specialty. A.dvertisement. University Boys Debate. The question of whether or not the United States should adopt a more stringent policy n regard to the admission of immigrants from Europe was debated by 'the members f the Enosinlan Society of George Wash *ngton University, at Its meeting Monday evening, the afRrmative winning. This was the first debate of a literary society of the university, all such contests having been hield by the law students heretofore. The affrmative was maintained by 1Z P. Gates >f Arkansas W. C. Vanblek ot the District at Columbia and C. W. Whitmore of the District of Columbia. |The gaive. was taken by Waahtnerto and 2amdebaters, inldn . V.ofU Wt ir ginia . T. Mespia ofV ulmtng tb. ar and M T.U McChI of - crs t, #e ifetig Asoiatiom a1d Last The Congress Heights Citiseni* Associa tion met last &'ening in the hall of the or ganimation, on the Hamilton road, with a good attendance of members. The pres iden't, Mr. ,O. A. 3rmmons, occupied the chair, whili Secretary William M. Sirich recorded t1e minutes. The principal busi ness of the evening was a-general discus sion as to the needs of sewers in the town and the best method of obtaining them. It was pointed out that although no special item for sewers for Congress -Heights had been Included in the District appropriation act, yet the bill contained a sum for subuv ban sewers, a part of which, it was argued, should be devoted to the Installation of such at the Heights. Messrs. Victor Beyer, F. E. Butterfield anu Captain Bailey took this view of the matter, and In the course of the comment it was brought out that the suburb now has a population of 1,200 persons. The health of the community, said Mr. Butterfield, demands the sewers. On mo tion of Mr. Milton J. Fillius, ,the following were named as a special committee to take up this problem with the District Commis sioners at once: Messrs. 0. A. Emmons, Milton J. Fillius, Victor r,eyer, F. E. But terfield and Louis Wrenn. On motion it was decided to invite Dr. William c. Wood ward, the District health officer. to visit and Inspect the suburb and incorporate -his report with the statement of the committee to the Commissioners. Mr. Carl Wahler announced that the District bill as vassed carries a sum of over $4.000 for the further macadamizing of Nichols avenue from the government hospital northward. The as sociation adjodl-ned,after some minor busi ness. Epworth League Convention Tour to Denver. via Pennsylvania railroad. Leave Washington at 7:50 a.m.. Monday, July 3. Arrive Denver 12:30 noon, July 5, in time for the opening of .he International con vention. Special Pullman train of Pullman and dining cars from Harrisburg. Tourist agent, chaperon and stenographer accom panying special train. Rate covering round trip transportation and Pullman berth and meals on special train going, 360.00. Tickets good to return on regular trains until July 14. Consult B. M. Newbold, P. A. S. E. D., 15th and G streets, Washington, or address Geo. W. Boyd. general passenger agent, Philadelphla.-Advt. Want Investiga.ing Commission. The Closing conference of members of the colored race which has beeh considering race questions during its recent sessions at the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church in this city chose a committee yesterday to wait upon President Roosevelt and ascertain his views upon the solution of the problem and to ask him to favor a proposition for the appointment of a commission to cona'der Dvery phase of the matter. The committee is as follows: Bishop Abram Grant, Indi ana; Kelly Miller, District of Columbia; lesse Lawson, New Jersey; E. A. Johnson, North Carolina; W. B. Johnson. District of Clumbia; Rev. S. L. Corrothers, New York, and Daniel Murry, District of Co lumbia. The session at which this committee was appointed was h3ld late yesterday. Bishop Abram Grant was the chief speaker. He gave as his opinion that the race question was not being settled properly by the south and would not be settled by that section. The convention was presided over on this Dccasion by Prof. E. A. Johnson of Shaw University, Raleigh, N. C. Another speaker who believed that the south could not solve the race problem by berself was Dr. Robert Reyburn. Baltimore and Ohio i. B. Famous Royal Blue Line to Philadelphia and New York. "Every other odd hour." For rates ind full particulars see agents, 707 15th st., 319 Penn. ave., station New Jersey ave. and C st.-Advt. Charge Not Madb Out. Laura Stanley's statement to Judge Scott this morning was calculated to give the im pression that she had been in the city but a short time, when she had really just spent a term in the workhouse. "I just came- up~ Monday," she stated, "and I don't see how I can be gery much of a vagrant." After she had repeated the statement sev eral times the court asked her where she had come from, and she answered that she had been in the workhouse. It was stated that Laura was intoxicated last night and. that she was entertaining a party of men in front of the Salvation Army headquar ters. "Indeed I wasn't drunk," the woman de clared, "but, I did have trouble with my apparel." "You must be more careful in the future," the court told her. "The charge of vagrancy is not made out this time and you may go." Kost Circular Letters Are Never Bead. Byron S. Adams' typewriter letters com mnand attention by reason of merIt. 512 11th. -Advertisement. Death of Dr. Carter Berkeley. Dr. Carter Berkeley of Staunton, Va., a distinguished officer In the confederate army during the civil war, died at Staun ton yesterday. Dr. Berkeley was the father of Capt. Randolph Carter Berkeley of the United States Marine Corps, now stationed at Santo Domingo. Prior to enlistment in the Marine Corps Captain Berkeley was private secretary to Col. L. S. Brown, gen eral agent of the Southern railway, this city. A. True Picture Full of Hnman Inter tst. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. A story of New York society life. In Scribner's. -Advertisement. Church Dedicationp. Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church, on the north side of Columbia road, between 14th and 15th streets, will continue the service for "dedication week." Tonight Is designated as "Methodist night," when the pastors and members of other churches of the denomination are especially invited to be present. The principal speaker will be Mr. W. E. Andrews, auditor for the Treas ury Department. Thursday evening the Lordsa supper will be administered and the services of the week will close with "Sun-' day school night" Friday evening, when in teresting exercises will be held, including an address by Methodists of national reputa tion. V. Baldwin .Tohnson's Coal, 612 9th St. "Certainty of fairness beats a cut price." -Advertisement. Women's Presbyterial Society. The annual meeting of the . Women's Presbyterial Society for Home Missions will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the West Street Presbyterian Church, Georgetown. An all-day meeting with lunch will be held. Mrs. Berle, secretary for the Women's Board of Home Missions, and the Rev. Mr. Llavok, a missionary among the Bohemians 'of this country, will make addresses. There will be the usual reports and election of officers. Carriages for Theater Parties, weddings, receptions and all other iccasions demanding fine turnouts hired very reasen ably at Downey's New Stables, 1620-40 L st. -Advertisement. Petition in atikrmputey. George D. Horning, Elias Heidenheimer and Samuel D. Minster have petitioned the Supreme Court of the District of (Columbia to adjudge the American Newspaper Syndt vate a bankrupt, aleging that It Is insol vent. Attorneys Tucker and Kenyoni 3. 8, Bailey and Julius I. Peyser represent tlU petitioners. Veidlct for 14emmat, A jury ia Cteuit Court. No, 1 bas. 're dared a verdict lai lsvet ef theem.nd.=t -Nov Ii eIm 0211s-ln"I10 sough m mmw , rUtk 0t Stry at While the RIkh lVers have the highest apWpeclatlon tho black troopers of tbe Oth United OtMes ,avalry, and geogsW In them gyitty Xhts, Captain McClintock of Arisona, ufto afrmanded a troop in the PresidentV o1& regiment, while ad dressing the alenaftge of soldiers at the Spanish WVlt Veteafns' reception Monday night took ocesiew. to deny the current story that tli 9t Cavalryr: saved the Rough Riders Isae fight before Santiago. "The coloredieavosky," he said, "did not save us any more athan we saved them. Our regiment ttar~ at the same time the Oth did. Is thwtface of a heavy rifle fire, to strike socerfin point in the front. The colored regImefi struck it first. That is all. There was no saving - clause wan 'n6eted with it. There was no time that-we were demoralized. We were always on the alert and ready to move forward at tle word of command." Captain McClintock also stated that there were no ten days In the civil war that were equal to the tin days in Cuba dur ing the advance on and Ieestment of the slopes about Santiago In the fierce glare of a tropicedl sun and with well Intrenched and armed European regulars In the front. PLAYS TRICK ON JEWELE. Young Man's Ruse to Secure Valuable Diamond Ring. A young man entered Castelberg's jewelry store on Pennsylvania avenue late yester day afternoon and asked to, be shown sQme diamond rings. He gave his name as J. P. Roberts, and said he lived at 1502 H street. northwest. Selecting three valuable rings from the tray ie asked that a clerk be sent to his house to show them to his wife, who was sick. A short time itterward the clerk called at the/ house and was shown to Mr. Roberts' room. The young man .explained to the clerk that his wife was taking-a bath, and sug gested that he be- permitted to show her one of the diamonds that was worth $380. His request was granted, and Roberts, as he gave his name, went toward the bath room. He evidently did not ,stop, however, for the clerk became tired of waiting and went In search of him, but without success. Then the police were told of the affair, and Detectives Flather and McNanee are looking for the confidence man. It was stated at the house that Roberts had no wife there with him. When "Braddock. is Most Valuable. Preventing colds is easier tban curing them. A "nip" of "Old Braddock" Whiskey does the work.Use it after exposure. Best dealers. -Advertisement. MEMOEY -OF SENATOR REAGAN. Tribute to Late Statesman by the Texas Society. At a meeting of the Texas Society held last evening a committee, consisting of W. E. Suddarth, Gustave Bender and P. M. Kennerly, was appointed to draft resolu tions in respect to the memory of the late ex,Senator John H. Reagan of Texas. The committee subsequently reported a series of appropriate - resolutions which were adopted mad cdered to be spread on the minutes of theb%clety. After express ing their apprekataen of the value of the services of ex-4en r. Reagan the resolu tions declared *tha:% in. our estimation, the state and the natuaf have, by his death, lost a most vMuei citizen who was ever ready to chanlioni the right against the wrong; one who, iW executive and legisla tive life, was a. tbroughly pure and up right leader; a& mar of whom it may be truly said "the- conmon people loved him;" and while we bow In humble submission to the will of Divkie Povidence, we oin with the thousands of Ms friends at home in mourning his latr,, and tender to his sor rowing fanrily our: heartfelt sympathy in their bereavemrit.". Poyal- 3ide T*iWU to Philaelphia and . 'NMP York From Baltimore and Ohio station. "Every other odt hour." Superb equipment- of ves tibuled coaches, parlot cars and dining I cars. The famous Rogal Limited leaves at 1 3 v.m.-Advt. COMP-A INT FILED. Inadequacy of Bumpers in B. and 0. Freight Yards. Another complaint'relative to the inade quacy of the bumpers at the ends of the stub tracks of the new Baltimore and Ohio freight yards in Eekington place ias called the attention of the Commissioners to the conditions existing at that point. Mr. Jo seph E. Goodkey has written the Commis sioners that several days ago a train of freight cars broke the bumper at the end of a track and rolled out upon the street, nar rowly missing pedestrians and a carload of suburbanites passing along the street. Mr. Goodkey also mentions former accidents of a similar nature, and he- expresses the opin ion that the Commissioners ought to guard the safety of District citizens In the vicinity of the freight yards. Commissioner West has recommended that this matter be galled to the attention of the railroad company. The engineer depart ment has recently -notified the company to provide bumpers of sufficiently substantial character to prevent the cars rolling outside the limits of the yard onto the parking and the public street. The company's officials have stated that new bumpers are being in stalled. Elk Grove-the highest type of Butter. Advertisement. Macalester's First Trip. The steamer Charles Macalester, after be ing thoroughly- renovated and overhauled from stem to. stern, inaugurates the spring schedule to Mt.- Vernon,- home and tomb of Washington, tomorrow. The steamer leaves 7th street wharf every week day at 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., returning due to arrive at Washington at 1:40 an 5:15. The delight ful sail on the historic Potomac presents an opportunity to see the United States monitor Puritan, United States arsenal, Alexandria, Fort Foote and the modern fortifications of Fort Washington and Fort Hunt. There Is .s.n up',to-date cafe on the steamer. Northeat Branch Star OffEce. Leave advertisements, for The Evening Star at Kenealy's Preseription Pharmacy, 881 North Capitol street. - Wants Perdsbshn to Change Plans. The Pennsylvanist Railroad Company has applied to the buiing department of the District for a persnit to change the plans of Its proposed new'freight depot In the square bounded by Visgush avenue, 4%, E and 3d streets southwest.- It Is proposed to con struct a second story at the northwest cor -ner for the accoinodation of clerks and patrons of the depat. This addition will be more than 100 bet iong. Peculiar ~To tsellf In What it is and what it does-con taining the b>et btlood-purifying, alterative and tonic substances and effecting the most radical and per manent cures of all humors and all eruptions, relieving weak, tired, languid feelings, and building up the whole system-is true only of tee's SrsapadHa No other niedcine as lie t noohfIndciehs eea Baewt U & to theswitbacua IOti -tution. A report has been made by- the. subeom mtte- of the board of 'regents of the SmthOnIan InstItuti0n which reently visted Detroit to inspect the collection of Mr. 1treer, which that gentleman has of fered to the Institution, together with a. building In which to display It. Former Senator John . Henderson acted as chair tuan of the committee which visited Detroit and the 'publication of the report Is possible through the courtesy of that gentleman and Secretary Langley of the Smithsonian. A generalization of the collection of Whistler paintings, works of art by other American artists and objects of antique art from Japan has been presented through The Star. No actual figures showing the size of the collection have as yet been printed and the report states that there an %85 paintings by Whistler alone, these in eluding the famous "Peacock Room" which caused such a sensation at the time of Its creation by the eccentric American when living in London. This room Is painted in panels of leather, and these were cut from ti% walls of the room.in which they were erected, taken to the home of Mr. Freer In Detroit and there set up again. They form a picturesque whole or may be enjoyed separately, every panel being distinct in Itself, yet a part of the entire scheme. It is the intention of the donor to place this unique painting in a room by itself in the building he intends to erect for the accommodation of his gift to the Smithsonian, and it was With this proviso that he made the original offer of the collection. In addition to the Whistler paintings and etchings there are said to be fifty framed paintings by the American artists Pyron. Dewing and Thayer, and more than flve iundred paintings accredIted to Chinese and Japanese artists of the tenth and eleventh centuries. There are also about 950 pieces of potteiy of very ancient date, supposed to be the work of Chinese, Japanese and Korean artists. Although the official acceptance of the gift has not yet been made, it is expected at an early date. The collection will, In the event of its acceptance, together with the conditions attached to the offer, be turned Over to the regents of the institution upon the death of the donor. In the meantime a building to cost not less that $500,000 will be erected upon a plot of ground to be se lected by the regents anu therein the col lection will be placed immediately upon It becoming the property of the institution. rhe entire collection is vaiued at the pres ent time at $600,000, but Mr. Freer prom Ises to add to It to the extent of $400,000, so that the total intrinsic value of his gift will be $1,000,000 for the collection and $a.u,0L) ror the building for Its accommodation. Moses' &emodeling Sale. All goods reduced 10 to 50 per cent.-Advt. I. A. B. National Congress Discussed. The national congress of the Daughters f the Revolution was the chief topic of liscussion yesterday at the March meeting >f the board of Inanagers of the 'national iociety at their offices in the Washington Loan and Trust building, Oth and F streets iorthwest. The convention Is to be held'in kpril next and the feature of the exercises s to bc the dedication of the new Continen al Hall. Mrs. Charles W. Fairbanks, president reneral of the national society, presided at he meeting. Three hundred and nihe-two tpplications for membership in the organi :ation were passed upon. Other business was the drawing of choice seats for the !onvention, either by the vice regents of he respective states, or by Mrs. William !. Fuller, national secretary, for the states. Letters were read from many quarters. tasking that portions of the Continental lall, which is to be dedicated April 17, be iet aside as memorials to various persons Lnd localities. Missouri asked, through Wrs. John. R. Walker, that a memorial -oom be given to the state, pledging $1,500 .o pay for the same. Those present at the meeting were: Mrs' ,harles W. Fairbanks, Mrs. Miranda Bar iey Tulloch, Mrs. Greenlief W. Simpson, lgassachusetts; Miss Clara Lee Bowman. 3onnecticut; Mrs. Henry E. Burnham, New Xa'mpshlre; Miss Elizabeth Chew Williarus, 11aryland; Mrs. William E. Fuller, Mrs. ILugusta D. Geer,.. Mary. Evans Rosa Mrs. Edwards Bennett Rosa). Mrs. Frank in E. Brooks, Colorado; Mrs. Julius J. Es ey, Vermont; Mrs. Walter H. Weed, Mon ana; Mrs. Teunis S. Hamlin, Mrs. Henry . Mann, Mrs. M. E. S. Davis, Mrs. Mary 3. Lockwood, Mrs. Charlotte Emerson gain. Mrs. J. Pembroke Thom, Mrs. Charles L West, Mrs. Charles H. Terry, Mrs. Hen y Pennypacker, Mrs. Charles Warren Lip itt, Mrs. Eleanor Washington Howard. Geographic Society Meeting. A special popular meeting of the National .eographic Society has been arranged for :his evening at the National Rifles' Armory, 120 G street northwest, when Col. W. S. 5chuyler will deliver an Illustrated lecture m. Manchuria. Meetings are also sched led for Friday and Saturday evenings at he same place, and the announcement is nade that Secretary of War Taft will ad Iress the society on the Philippines about hLay 1. Moore & Hill (Inc.), 717 14th St. 'We sell and rent houses." Money to loan. -Advertisement. Bdiness Opportunities. Many legitimate business transactions lave been made through advertisements mnder heading of Business Opportunities In he advertising columns of The Star. The 'ate Is one cent a word each day if the Lotice Is Inserted three times. Alexandrians to Be Heard. The officials of Alexandria will be given an .pportunity Friday morning at 11 o'clock to fresent before the Commissioners thgIr pro est and arguments against the location of he outlet of the proposed new outfall sewer wo miles above the'Virginia city, according o present plans. Representative Rixey, who tsked for the hearing, and the officials of clexandria were notified today by Secretary ['Indall of the date of the hearing. Vou can trust a medicine tested 60 years Sixty years of experience, think 'Af that! Experience with Ayer's Sar2 saparilla; the original Sarsaparilia; the strongest Sarsaparilla; the Sar ;aparilla the doctors endorse for thin blbod, weak nerves, exhaustion, general debility. rf,;eter ,as Christian Xander's ennessee 1I\ es in existece. $ qt 8yrs.ol..$ qt x.5 yrs. old, $1.25 qt. The Quality House, 'PJ M.se, mb8-20d PAMOUS FORCAkM rXlmi= f Wamusi #e=pm Mattr of The departure of Mr. Samuel Gompers. president of the American Federation of Labo.for New York, last night. has given rise to the report that he had been sum moned to that city by the leaders of the subway railroad .strike to counsel with thei ti'eonection with prospective terms for a settlement of the troubles. Befire leaving Washington Mr. Gompers is re ported to have said: "No. r have not been requested either by the railway officials or the Ifuders of the strike to come to New York at this time. 1 extept to be advised while In New York of what has taken place, and any assist ance that I may be able to render in reach ing a settlement of the strike will be cheer -fully given. My visit to New York just now is in accordance with an arrangenent *mede -heretofore to consider some mhatters of an Internal nature affecting the team sters' union and the drivers of the news paper mail delivery service." Zarly Spring Weddings Can Be made most attractive by having Blackistone furnish the floral decorations. 14th & H sts. -Advertisement. Florists' Club Meeting. At the annual' meeting of the Florists' Club of Washington In Schmid's Hall. 5i16 9th street northwest, yesterday the follow ing officers were re-elected for the ensuing year: President, William F. Gude; vice president, Charles Henlock; secretary,' Peter Bisset; treasurer, William H. Ernest. Secretary Bisset of Tw:n Oaks was given a handsome silver cup by the club in rec ognition of his services. Considerable business was transacted per taining to the convention of the Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horti culturists, to be held in this city next Au gust. An exhibition of new and rare car nations was given at the meeting, among the contributors of flowers being F. R. Pier son, Tarrytown, N.1Y.; John N. May, Sum mit, N. J.; J, L. Dillon, Blooms%urg, Pa.; H. Weber & Son, Oakland, Md.; Guttman & Weber, New York city; Alex. B. Gordon, this city; J. R. Freeman. this city; W. J. Palmer & Son, Lancaster, N. Y.; A. B. Da vis & Son, Purcellvlle, Va.; John E. Haines, Bethlehem, Pa.; F. H. Kramer, this city, and the Cottage Garden Company, Queens, N. Y': The carnations in this collection are said to be among the finest specimens that are grown. They have been put on exhibition at the store of A. Gude & Bros., 1214 F street northwest, and rill remain there for the next two days. The public Is invited to view the display, and all who see the flowers express great admiration for their beauty. CI ITEMS. Holmes' Home-Made "Milk" Bread appeals to all who appreciate good things to eat. It Is the purest, sweetest, cleanest and most nutritious bread that's baked. "Milk" Bread Is made in the real home way, and is delivered direct from oven to table at 5c. loaf. Delicious home-made PIES. 20c. each. Holmes' Bakery, 1st & E sts. 'Phones E. 14-tv and 1441. it All the Way Front Bohemia. The hops used in brewing Nat. Cap. Brew ing Co.'s "Munich" Beer are imported from Bohemia to insure getting the finest. Pure artesian well water Is used. Nothing is too good for "Munich." 2 doz., $1.25. 'Phone 222. I't 25c. Pkge. Oats, With Piece of China, 19c.; potatoes, 59c.; 4 cans tomatoes, 25c; 4 corn, 25c.; 3 sifted peas, 25c.; 6 lbs. prunes, 25c.; 8 lbs. starch, 25c.; 3 qts beans, 25c.; seeded raisins, 7%c.; apples, 30c. pk., $2.50 bbl.; matches, 10c. doz. J. T. D. Pyles' 7 stores, including 948 Louisiana avenue. mh8-4t Best Cypres. Shingles, $5.75 a 1,000. We'll serve you promptly any quantity. Elsinger Bros., 2109 7th n.w. 'Phone N. 777. mh8-tf The fire department responded to 'an alarm turned In from box 131 about 12:13 oclok this morning and. -found that t,hei had been a slight blaze in the basement-at the McGill building. The blaze was extin guish6d before the arrival of the firemen. Old Carpets Woven Into Reversible Rugs. Drop postal. Nonpareil, 240 9th n.e. It* Hotel Tohnson Cafes. Business now normal. Choice Lynn Haven Bay and Cherrystone Oysters, New York Meats, Early Vegetables, etc. Service a la carte. Noon lunch and table de hote din ner. it Eliza Cloyd, - colored, twenty-one years old, living at 2626 Green's court, was treat ed at the Emergency Hospital last night for an injury to her head, which she told the police had been caused by a colored man striking her with a brick. Apply Satin skin cream to wet skin, wipe dry. Secures satiny, smooth skin. 25c. Central Storage Rooms, 1409 H St. New building, electric elevator, clean and light. Brown & Tolson, props. 'Phone 2520. mh6-6t 92 Ladies' Golf Vests & Sweaters, 98c. $2.00 Men's Wool Jackets & Sweaters, 98c.; $1 Boys' & Girls', 49c. Auerbach's, 7 & H. fe17-f,xn,w,10t W HEN you employ us to write your ads you profit by the knowledge and experience we've gained .during 14 years' active practice in the local field. Postal or 'phone us, L. P. Darrell Adv. Agency, Rooms L. P. Darrell, 102-103-104, R. W. Cox, Evening Star bldg. C. C. Archibald, 'Phone Main 2443. 3'. T. Hurley. It Churchman 's League Lectures, Lent, 1905. Church of the Epiphany, TUESDAYS AT 8 P.M. CHRISTIAN SOCIAL IDEALS. March 14-THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY; Rt. Rev. A. M. Randolph, D. D., IL. D., Bishop of southern Virginia. II. Mareh 21-CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: Rev. Ed wand S. Drown, D. D., professor of sytematic divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Mass. nr. March 28-CHEISTIAN STEWARDSHIP; Rev. Floyd w. Temkis. D. D., rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, PhIladelphIa. IV. A3 4-OHRISTIAN CITIZENSHIP; Rev. Rob ert -Baddok. retoro the Church of the Holy Apostles, NewYok V. 1~i-UNDAY OBSERVANCE: R~Rv ekCortey 3.D., reetor of S.lns Chganh. New York. 7be Chuean's League extends acoiain attation to all. TRURfflaT A1f 8:3 P'.x s.e ama OMM e... COLUMBIA 'uw"=7~ Eventags at 01-U. Mate. T&ere. and O. STim Diroomms of Go"i CbMs. MAY REVWN "MRS. BLACK IS BACK" Go. V. Hebart's Dramased ILagh. NEXT WE=K-1ZATS TOMORROW Otis Skinner As the Oypsy Rover in "ifTNE NARVESTER"I BURTON HOLMES' TRAVELOGUES. Let 1.,::3~ of course. I" APAN." Seats. 25c. to $'. Now on safe at Box Oat*, SPECIAL EXTRA. New Willard Ball Room, Tonight at 8:15, RUSSIA. Sents on ale at T. Arthur Smith's (for evening only). $1.00. 75C and 5OC. mb8-t f-63 The Festival of Nations. F'OR THE BENEFIT OF THE WORKINO BOYS HOME AND CHILDREN'S All) AS'N Will Be Held at RAUSCHER'S. MARCH 17. FROM 3 TO 10 P.M. Admis .Ion. $1. Children halt price. The Marine Pl..d will play. mh it-9 L MATINEES OPERA HOUSE WEDNESDAY -ALL THIS WEEK- SATURDAY. 1 irst Time in Washington. GOOD The Distinct * iSEATS ... 5. 1 Musical Comedy Success. ETes.. Good Reats. PEGGY FROM 25 & soc. ORIGINAL AND Management ONLY ..,unIn ~ O COMPANY. Pu U W MADISON CORET By GEORGE ADE. sathor of "Il Sultan ot Viu .The County Chairman' and 'Tbe College NEXT WEEK-NANCY BROWN. mhd-5t.W SONG RECITAL. Miss Clara Drew, Co'atralto. Washington Club, Thursday Evening, March 9. AT48:15. All spats reserved. Tickets, $1 At T. Arthur ftith's. In ganders & Stayman Mt mh1-w.sm.tu w.th [~ jMAT8..TZL fia M 1D IEUN 'THURB. & f.AIL TONIGHT AND ALL THIS WEEK. Charles E. Blaney's Great T nesc and R&&. road Play. THr DUE OF DREK -SUNDAY NIGHT SHEPARD'S Moving Pictures ALL NEW. qEXT WEEK-QUEEN OF THE WHITE SLAVE. -mb"t.20 NEW NATIONAL TH wm CHARLES FROHmAN PRESENTS CHARLES WYOHAMI MISS MARY MOORE, AND THER LONDON COMPANY In the following repertoire: - Tonight. 'Thftdai* Eening and Sates" 31tinee DAVID GARRICK. Friday and Caturday evenings, THE CASE OF REBELJLOUS USAM. ,EXT WEEK-_qeat sale tomorrow. Mr. Richard MAN@OELD loday. March 13 as the Twar Ivan. to Cow& Alexis Tolstal's kiYnian Historical Tragedy, Ivan The Terrible. (First Timie Here). Tueda, March 14, a revival 49 Beau Brummel. Wednesday. March 15. as the Tsar Ivan in Ivan The Terrible. Thursday, March 16, as the Baron Cheyrial, 12 A Parisian Romance. Friday. arche7 as King Richard, in a produg. King Richard III. Saturday. March 18, matinee. Beau Brummel. Saturday, farewell night, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. ivel no advane in pries over Mr. Manadeldi resale. adMal orders,copne by remit heleand tickets will he mailed the let dato s cIE VAtDEVILE. DailMa. cEem Bos met Bso EeRICE & PREVOST i wof oud.Al Lason and FacsNamn 'e Meseger haoys' Trio. Comic Motion Viewg Next Week-Albt Chevalier, the greatest eau re..t features. Order seats quick. mh6-5t,2S The Fay_Fotr Coa The Royal Zouave Girls. IVENTEEN CHARMING MA IS BEUTI Next Week-THE lOLY GRASS WIDOWS, mho'4t EXCURSIONS, ETC. For Mount Vernovi Str. Charles Macalester, Home and Tomb of Washington. )aihy-tO a.m. and 1 :45 p.m. (Bundayg excepted.) BTMT. VERNON. ALEIANDRIA & ARLINg. VEt.NON RAILWY station. 1S t% a av L. t 4 p.m. Tuato Mt. Vrm eer bers sunrse t.o ne. Train eer hambst Arlington, Myer, Falls Church. PRMAUEDCT DRIDGE SAIS HOURLY. Norfolk & Washington Sebat Company.