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THE EVENING STAR.
With Sr.nday Morning Edition. WASHINGTON. TUESDAY January 9, 1900 CBOSBY S. NOTES Editor THB STAB has a regular and permanent Family Circulation much more than the combined circulation of the other Wash ington dallies. As a Mews and Adver tising Medium It has no competitor. C7Xn order to avoid delays on account of personal absence, letters to THE STAB should not he addressed to any Individual connected with the offlce, but simply to THE STAB, or to the Editorial or Busi ness Departments, according to tenor or purpose. Governor Pattlson. In his Inaugural address at Columbus yes terday Gov. Pattlson said: "At the last election the [K?ople did not think that partisan politics were Involved In the Issues. I trust, therefore, that you will pass no legislation for partisan pur poses." It will be interesting to note the response to this. The governor states the ease cor rectlv. Ohio In November voted Gov. Her rick out largely on personal grounds. His associates on the state tieket were elected, and had no fault been found with him the legislature would almost certainly have been of the republican complexion in both branches Personalities outweighed poli ties. and there was a mixed result at the polls. While all of this is true, it is also true that in the main politics is the very essence of our governmental existence, it creeps in and crops out in nearly everything, and often to the public hurt. The phrase, "playing politics," has a very definite mean ing. We Indulge in the game almost con stantly. both about big and little things. The democrat is no more eager for party advantage than the republican, and each seeks it in nearly every quarter. "What is there In it for my side?" is a question al ways being propounded, and generally an swered. Men In offlce rise with difficulty, and many do not rise at all. to the strictly non-partisan view of a case. When he tirst ran for mayor of New York Mr. McClellan pronounced for a par tisan municipal government, was elected on that platform, lived up to it in office, una came within an ace of shipwreck. Elected the second time, by a "scratch"? and as some believe by fraud?he now pro nounces for a business administration of the city's affairs, and makes his appoint ments accordingly. He lays aside partisan ship for non-partisanship, even at the risk of imperiling his political future. The cases are not exactly parallel, but there Is enough likeness ijetween them to Invite attention. Gov. Pattlson starts out as a non-partisan in state affairs, as the result of a mixed result at the polls. Will be change, and become a partisan of par tisans? He will begin now to hear from the "boys;" to feel the pressure from the organization; to appreciate what it is to be in command. Will he succeed in being as non-partisan himself as he adjures the legislature to be? The New Senator. Mr. Rayner does not subscribe to the old saw that the new senator should be seen ar.d not heard. Why should he? While he !s new in the Senate, he is not new in pub lic or in congressional life, and brings to his office experience and familiarity with public questions. It is not necessary to agree with his contentions, therefore, to concede the propriety and acknowledge the pleasure of his immediate participation in the Senate debates. One should hope to hear from so ready a man and so fluent a speaker often in the course of a session. Will Mr. La Follette appear as promptly? Why not? He too is an old hand at the bellows; has served in the House and conspicuously at home, and knows the ins and outs. Why should he play the part of the mute and the observer while questions are up with which lie is familiar and about which he has decided 'opinions? The White House officials "from the President down" should remember that slavery was abolished more than forty years ago and that even the despised news paper man is not subject to the crack of the plantation whip. The traveling public is no doubt hoping that the discontinuance of railway passes will sufficiently increase revenues to war rant a reduction of rates to the general patronage. It may be assumed that In any event Morales will not be a candidate for another term. Single or Joint Statehood? A significant change has come over tho expressed sentiments of some of the dwell ers or property-owners In Arizona and New Mexico on the subject of statehood. Three years ago the statehood boomers, advocat ing admission of the territories as two states, were loud and emphatic in their as sertion of perfect preparedness and fitness for admission, it is true that the Arizon ians failed to recognize the fitness of the New Mexicans for statehood, and the New Mexicans scoffed at the fitness of the Arizonlans. Hut each side within lts own bounds point- d with vociferous pride to the )>ossesslon of ail the qualifications of single statehood. Now that there is a prospect that Con gress may pass the pending bill providing for Joint statehood, there is a distinctly new note In the outgivings from tho politicians, railroad and mine owners of those terri tories "We are not fit for statehood," comes the cry. "We are unfit even for Joint admission. Give us time to prepare ourselves. Let us make ourselves ready to join the family of states. A few more years and we will be in all respects suitable candidates for this great honor." The game is easy to understand. The chief object of the separate-statehood boom ers today is to prevent action. They know that the chances are against the passage of a bill giving them separate admission. They hope that if this Congress allows tho matter to go by without action they will still be In position to press their separata statehood claims upon a succeeding Con gress, when perhaps the conditions will favor them. Indeed, there is n serious danger that If Arizona and New Mexico are not admitted very soon as a single state they will short ly be admitted as separate states. The separate-admission advocates of these ter ritories?who do not constitute the entire population, as some observers might con clude from the clamor?are perliaps more keenly aware of tliis possibility than are the less Interested students of the situation. To realise this danger It Is necessary merely to look back three years, when a bill to grant separate statehood to Arizona and New Mexico passed the House with bard'y say opposition and went to the Sen ate where a heavy majority awaited an opportunity to pass H. It was defeated only t>y a desperate flght. which continued Cor a longer time than any contest in the history of the Senate, with one exception. Only the rules of that body and the'deter mined resistance of the committee on ter ritories prevented Arizona and New Mex loo from being separate states today. And ft gain. K was only last session that the .pending bill was s? amended In the Senate as to admit New Mexico as a separate state. This was done by a peculiar com bination Involving alleged disregard of the pairing rules of the Senate, but It was done, nevertheless. | The people In Arizona and New Mexico who oppose joint statehood are frankly as serting that if the present bill Is defeated separate admission will soon be granted. The territorial governor of Arizona is cir culating a postal card containing his pic ture and the title "Governor of the State of Arizona" The leading spirits among those who tried to force the passage of the Quay bill three years ago are today resisting the present bill. They expect to come to the Senate. They are fired by personal ambi tions, as some other single statehood boom ers are inspired by financial Interests, to force the adoption of single statehood meas ures, after defeating the joint statehood bill. The thing for Congress to do at this ses sion is to pass an enabling act based upon the joint statehood plan, giving the people of the proposed state the opportunity to de clare whether or not they wish to be ad mitted to the Union. If they vote that they do not, the present argument that both territories combined do not furnish suitable material for a single state should be re membered to cause Congress to withhold indefinitely statehood from the territories singly. The feeling Is, however, that the de feat of joint statehood does not mean a prolonged denial of statehood, but separate siatehood quickly for confessedly unfit ap plicants. Business Men and Congress. When W. I,. Douglas retired from the office of governor of Massachusetts there ws.s hope of inducing him to stand tor Congress. His interest in tarifT reform would, It was thought, appeal to him to give the cause the benefit of his popularity in the coming campaign. He discourages the hope, however, and announces thai he has withdrawn from the political arena for good. His party's welfare will be as dear to him as ever, and he will continue to work In the ranks, but he has no further rmbltion for office. Mr. Douglas' decision, so far as the House is concerned. Is probably wise If he does not possess the talent for debate. A mem bir of that body, no matter how well in formed he may be, or how valuable his opinions, Is at a disadvantage If he Iscks the ability to present his views in the run ring fire on the floor. To meet the full r< quiremonts of the place, and to do him self and his constituents justice, he must be able to cut and thrust, glvo and take, and. In some fashion, meet all comers. When the talkfest is at Its height, the man who hesitates, or Is unable to enter at all, is lost. But, for the business man, who to a large experience and success In the business world unites readiness of speech and a gift for repartee, the next House should be a very tempting arena. Such a man for an Instance as the late Mr. Hewitt of New York who, although occupied so largely with the dry details of the manufacturing and commercial world, was yet a capital speaker, a forceful writer, and well read in political lore, should find opportunity in the Sixtieth Congress for distinguishing himself, and serving the country to lasting advantage. That body will meet on the eve of a presidential contest, and Its record will go far toward shaping the national plat forms of both parties. Business questions, with the tariff in the lead, will be upper most, and the man who best understands them will find no difficulty in securing a hearing in Congress. In this view of the case both democrats and republicans would do well to make next fall's congressional nominations with the object of securing in office men of sense rather than of sound; men of affairs rather than men of phrases; men better pre pared to legislate on practical lines on practical subjects than to tickle crowds and swell the volume of thoughtless hur rahs. It is understood that in view of a recent incident, Representative Adams proposes to amend his bill providing for the adequate punishment of women-beaters so as to ex cept the Inmates of the White House from its stringent provisions. Mr. Adams counts upon the warm support of this amendment by Representative Hull. President Eliot fears that the sons of rich fathers are likely to be Indolent. Not in cases like that of Mr. Hyde who was called on to explain how the family wealth was accumulated. A life insurance director who has to go on the witness stand proibably feels that he is earning a large salary, however the policy holders look at it. M. Wltte may depend upon being called up to apologize for something when affairs are settled. It is a fate that few Russian patriots escape. The boldness with which a candidate can face criticisms is sometimes compensated for by his sensitiveness when he becomes an officeholder. It is a pity that a man who can say things as original and interesting as Dr. Osier can should have been scared into silence. If every personal request for a resigna tion were heeded there would be very few men holding office for any extended period. Mr. Benjamin Odell Is evidently biding his time for a chance to do somo expert | interfering on his own account. There will be no more rough foot ball?at least not until next fall. Snow and Sidewalks. Luckily last night's snow was light, else the city would have been In a deplorable condition today, without any legal com pulsion Impelling the householders and others to clean their sidewalks. The Dis trict is exceedingly fortunate that tho win ter thus far has been mild and free from snow. Perhaps, however, it would have been better from one point of view if there had been a long series of heavy storms, to bring the defenseless state of the munici pality sharply to congressional attention. A few blizzards might demonstrate to the legislators that something should be done to solve the local snow problem. There must be either a snow law that will with stand the scrutiny of the courts or a suffi ciently large appropriation to enable the District promptly to clean off the walks. It is, of course, the hope of the optim ists that In time the householders will learn the lesson of good citizenship and clean off their walks, law or no law. But, unfor tunately, the optimistic view of human na turo in the aggregate is always subjeot to the exceptions of individual cases. And one obstreperous man In each block can in large measure spoil the good work of all the others who have conscientiously cleaned oft tltelr wa4ks for the sake of themselves and the rest of the world. We need the compelling power of a law to bring the citizens universally to book, if the work is not to be done at public ex pense. The latter method, It is certain, will cost enormously in a heavy winter. A dozen hard snow storms would eat up a hundred thousand dollars or more. One half of this cost would be borne by the taxpayers of the District, already bur dened to meet the bills of the municipality. Which is better, a little peraonal labor or a few quarters spent in the hire of shovelers, or an annual appropriation of a gTeat sum of money, which must surely cause the out tins down of appropriations for schools, or policemen, or firemen, or sewers, or pave ments. or other municipal equipment? The people of the city cannot hare their cake and eat It, too. They cannot neglect their walks and have them cleaned free of cost to themselves. And If there exists to day a householder who really in his heart prefers a snow-covered walk in front of his own home or that of any one else, over which he must pa*s, be should stand forth and declare himself. He Is worthy of uni versal notice. A Spitter Spotted. MaJ. Sylvester gave his men an admirable object lesson in police initiative yesterday morning when he personally arrested a man for violating the regulation which forbids spitting on the sidewallcs. This rule has been for many months virtually neglected. Sidewalk spitting, which was for a time checked by the wholesome fear of police attentions, has gradually been resumed with all its old-time offenslveness and dis regard for public health. Yesterday's ar rest by the chief of police himself should demonstrate to the spitters that there Is still vitality in the law. Mr. Bob Fltzsiminons' state of mind con tinues to be such as to make hiin read the "heart-to-heart" columns instead of the sporting news. Mrs. Minor Morris has at any rate suc ceeded in bringing the object of her visit to the White House fairly before the Presi dent's attention. If the railways controlled the franking privilege they would possibly take that away from members of Congress along with their Dusses. Mr. H. II. Rogers does not even go to the trouble of claiming that a defective memory is responsible for his failures to answer. SHOOTING STARS. A Contributor. "I should like to contribute more than 1 do to conversation," said young Mr. Mud dle. "Your mere presence contributes some thing," replied Miss Cayenne. "Conversa tion, you knew, is largely made up of po lite nothings." A Brief Tragedy. The knock of the postman It gives you a thrill. You look for a check And he hands you a bill. Aimoyed. ''Were you annoyed while on the witness stand?" "Slightly," answered the great corpora tion magnate. "The judge and one or two other people in the court room seemed to think they were quite as important as myself." Not Speculating. "Do you think the Panama canal will be completed within our time?" "Sure as fate," answered Farmer Corn tossel. "At the same time, I ain't raisin' no mules fur it as an investment." Slow, but Sure. "Have you a street cleaning system?" "Yes," answered the man who never loses his local pride. "It takes a little time, but It is thorough. We wait for a thaw." Change. For wisdom men were onco revered. They studied hard and \old Their knowledge, and were thus endeared Unto .the world of old. They lifted up their heads to speak Where all mankind might view. And cheered the strong and helped the weak By telling what they knew. But now the man who claims success ' In all this strife for gold, Is stoutly struggling to suppress Some fact that might be told. The man who claims the public eye By some financial plot Is, for the most, distinguished by The things he has forgot. The Passing of the Pass. From the Indianapolis News. Looked at from the point of view of econ omy, and even convenience, the disappear ance of the railroad pass from the ,r>osses sion of the people who could do the railroad the most good is a distinct loss. The con gressman, the Influential politician, the packer or other magnate, who has been ac customed merely to step on a train and draw his transportation from its usual place in his hip pocket whenever the conductor came around, may feel some diffidence, per haps some embarrassment, In stepping up to the ordinary ticket window and shoving the price in real money under tho bars just as if he were an ordinary person. In deed, It is to be expected that this will come rather hard at first, especially when he reflects ho-w much more usefully he might have spent the money. And yet it must be admitted that ths change has its good features. This is a democratic re public and we are a democratic people. The very foundation of our institutions rests on man's free and unlimited mixing with his fellow man on a basis of perfect equality. Cadets. From the New York American. But the whole foolish calves' play means that a body of young men, being educated for a service in which implicit obedience to orders and a high sense of honor are sup posed to be essential, are systematically disobeying orders and breaking the spirit, if not the letter, of their solemnly given words of honor. True, It may be held that these are mere boyish pranks, but the bad effect of them upon the man, of whom, as the proverb has it, the Boy is the father, Is shown by the fact that hardly any of the army or navy officers have expressed any serious condemnation of this systematic be trayal of honor and disobedience of orders proved against a considerable proportion of the cadets. Beauty Should Be Free. From Collier' B. A bill that should pass Congress beyond any possibility of a doubt is the one pro viding for the removal of tariff duties on works of art. The argument that suoh re moval would endanger the whole sacred edifice is familiar and also Idiotic. The tariff is treated by its friends as equal in stability to a house of juckstraws. Touch one and all is lost. Mr. Roosevelt handles the tariff gingerly in his message, but there is little doubt that he would smile upon a bill to remove obstructions to the growth of the arts in America, especially as these obstructions are not even a pecuniary bene fit to anybody. President Called to Account. From the Milwaukee Sentinel. President Roosevelt may have been pretty busy In the New York state embroilment, but his alleged pernicious activity in the Glasgow campaign Is hardly of a sort to warrant the Times' request for a dis claimer. Put It in Wages. From the Atlanta Constitution. The Panama canal appropriation should be devoted more to wages and less to salaries. New York. From the Kansas City Journal. Engineers say that New York Is not a good fire risk. That Is what the preachers have been insisting for a long time. Hard Work. From the Chicago Dally New#. Some members of th? Senate have taken up the task of clearing Its reputation thus refuting the charge that senators are afraid of hard work. Dealing With the Proprietor CYou always want to deal with the head of a con cern. He knows the goods? invented them?made them, or the machinery that makes them. When you shop in the Mar ket-Place of the World you do "deal with the proprietor. The advertisements in McClure's Magazine are the words of "the man behind the goods." He writes the announcements. He is the fountain head of the information sent you. He is the knower, the doer and the dealer who sells. That's why McClure's?the Market-Place of the World?gives satisfac tion, and why it is worth the cost of the magazine without reference to the test. Ail news stands. 10c., a year McCSure's MagazJree 44-60 East 23d Street. NEW YORK. ?7300 l-lb. loaves to the barrel. 1/ UiniMoronity \ Is a predominant qual ity in Cream Blend Flour. Whether you buy a pound or a bar rel?whether you buy It once a day or once a year. "Cream Blend" will be found uniform ly pure and whole some and can be de pended upon to give uniformly satisfactory results. Insist on having It. AT YOUR GROCER'S. )B. Bo Earuislhaw<^Br?s, lltb st. a.e i.e. Fiona r. k Wholesalers 1105- 1107-1109 )vv "uiLbditrs, 1000 10o2 M gt Q Make Yoyr Money Earn loterest. An idle dollar is a non-earning dollar. Don't permit your money to remain idle. Deposit it in this company's BANKING DE PARTMENT, where it will draw 2 per cent interest and be sub ject to check at will. CI?* SAVINGS ACCOUNTS INVITED. UimSoini Trims It Co., E4E4 F Street N.W. EDWARD J. STELLWAGE.V. .President GEORGE E. FLEMING Secretary EDSON B. OLDS _. .Treasurer ja0-tu.th.Sa.40 1 Do You Need S % How many there are who 1 K cannot answer that question # from absolute knowledge. ^ \\ hy not know? Costs nothing to have our Mr.Feast 7; A examine' your eyes and ad- $ vise you. % The best service to be had. JI JL FEAST & CO., 1 I 1213 F St. I If. ja9-tu,th,sa-40 & Coffee, 25c. lib. Almost a breakfast In Itself, so thoroughly satisfactory. N. W. Burchell, 1325 F St. LAMP; Many new and artistic crea tions, with beautiful globes to match. In addition to the collection of Lamps there are numerous new designs in Port ables?all reasonably priced. Fco-Mintlh&Co., gag 418 7th St. Our fine Bakery Goods are served in our Luncheon Dept. C5V| N the Reeves Chocofates and Bon Bons we aim to ,J\> produce the finest, high est grade confections to be had. . We believe you'll agree we've reached that standard. REEVES, 1209 Ja9-28<i,eSu "DAD WAY' 101 piLLr Small, act without pain or griping, purely regs table, mild and reliable. Regulate the Liver and Digestive Organs. The latest and best medicine U the world for the ? CURE of all disorders of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels. Kid neys, Bladder, Nerrous Diseases, Loss of A [ipetit*. Headache, Constipation, Coatlroness, Indigestion, Biliousness. Fever, Inflammation of the Rowels Plies and all other derangement* of the Internal Viscera. PERFECT DIGESTION will be accom plished by taking HADWAY'8 PrLIA 20c. per Box. Druggists or by Mall. R.1DWAY & CO.. 56 Elm St-. N.W York. Hotbro? New York?WASHINGTON?Paris. Until further notice store will close at 5:30 p.m. OTbtte Sale Contimici fioMsekeepimig Linemis, Rugs, Chnmiaware, Glassware amid Housefuriraishiimgs Are especially concerned today?classes of household needs which at this time are off especial interest to those just going to housekeeping, and to housekeep ers and home makers generally. Included are articles off unquestioned merit that are needed daily in the jed room, the dining room, the kitchen, the pantry, the laundry?all about the house?a great many off which are offered at less prices than often asked for goods off a greatly inferior make. The economy is very reai because off the high character, the newness and the uncommonness off the goods. Everything is bright, fresh and up to date. Muslin Curtains. A large lot of Ruffled Muslin Curtains (about 525 pairs In all), in a number of de sirable patterns, offered at very special prices. (sill length) and 3 yards long. They will be shown on special tables in Upholstery Department. January Special Salle of Lace Curtains, Portieres, Draperies, Etc. HIS January Sale is a special clearance sale?a clearance of win ter goods and fabrics, and also includes the surplus stocks of several leading manufacturers and importers. Represented are Lace and Muslin Curtains, in large and small lots; Por tieres, in odd pairs and small lots; Couch Covers, in many rich, odd and artistic effects; Table Covers, in all the popular fabrics; and Short Ends of Art Fabrics, suitable for covering odd chairs, sofas, pillows, stools, etc., and for fancy work. Portieres. Gobelin Tapestry Portlsres, cream grounds, with red armure lining. ?I5-5? pair. Value, $18.00. Reversible Silk Portieres, in rich mixed effects, of old red and olive. $13.50 pair. Value, $20.00. Reversible Portieres, in handsome oriental patterns; fringed top and bottom. $3.50 pair. Value, $5 00. Table Covers. Large Tapestry Table Covers suitable for dining tables; rich effects; "2% yards long. $2,00, $2.50 and $3.75 each. Values, $3.25, $3.50 and $4.50. Three yards long; same patterns as the above. $3.00 and $4.50 each. Values, $3.75 and $7.50. Linen Taffetas. 36-inch Printed Taffetas, representing disconUnued patterns and flrst printings of the new spring styles. These are especially suitable for bed room curtains, furniture coverings, bed draperies, etc. 40c. yard. Value, 60c. Also showing new printings in ad vance spring styles of Silkolines, at i2l/2c.. yard. Bengaline Cretonne, at 20c. yard. Art Tickings, at 30c. yard. A special lot of Hungarian Cloths and Art Tickings, in medium and dark colorings. 19c. yard. Value, 30c. 90 pairs, 75c. pair. 125 pairs, $1.00 pair. 125 pairs, $1.50 pair. 100 pairs, $2.25 pair. 85 pairs, $3.00 pair. Value, $1.25. Value, $1.50. Value, $2.00. Value, $3.00. Value, $4.00. Also a large lot of Nottingham and Cable Net Curtains, offered at very decisive price reductions. 3 yds. long, 90c. pair. Value, $1.25. 3$ yds. long, $1.75 pair. Value, $2.50. 3^ yds. long, $2.00 pair. Value, $2.75. 3I yds. long, $2.50 pair. Value, $3--.5 3I yds. long, $3.50 pair. Value, $4-5?. 3J yds. long, $4.50 pair. Value, $6.00. Couch Covers. Reversible Couch Covers, in red and green oriental effects; fringed all around. S2.25 each. Value, $3.25. Oriental Couch Covers, medallion pat terns, heavy qualities, knotted fringe; 00 inches wide. $3.75 each. Value, $6.50. Oriental Couch Covers, with plain or fringed borders; extra heavy qualities; GO inches wide. $4.50 each. Value, $7.50. Fourth floor. G sU 2x2 yards, The Jaimary Special Salle of Household Linens. UR special sale of Household Linens and Bedding is an in ducement to housewives to supply the immediate as well as future need of their linen presses at very reasonable prices. We have supplemented our counters with the following ex traordinary offering: Irish Damask Pattern Cloths, lull bleached, in very attractive designs. We offer these in the three most useful sizes, at the fol lowing special prices: $2.00. Value $2.50. $2.50. Value $3.25. 2x3 yards, $3.00. Value $3.75. ioo dozen Hemstitched Irish Huckaback Towels, fine quality and beautifully finished; size 24x45 inches. $6.75 per dozen. Value $9.00. We also offer an importer's samples of Cluny and Renaissance Lace Center Pieces, Tea Cloths, Doylies, etc., together with a lot of Hemstitched and Open-work Irish Linen Center Pieces, Scarfs, Tea Cloths, etc., at 25 to 50 Per Cent Less than Regular Prices. Also 6o Bed Comfortables, covered with silkoline, finished with silk border and filled with Australian lamb's wool?very attractive patterns. $3.65 each. Regular price Second floor, Eleventh st. Clearance Sale of Rings (About 54 Less Than Regular Prices). O add zest to our January Special Sales, which are meeting with unusual success, we shall tomorrow, Wednesday, inaugurate a Clearance Sale of Rugs, comprising the best grades of the lead ing American manufacturers, and in patterns and sizes suitable for any part of the house. Included are Smith Axminsters, Smyrnas, Bigelow Axminsters, Imperial Smyrnas, Utopias and Beauvais. Prices average less than usual. 12x15 ft. Smith Axminsters, $35.00. Were $50.00. 9x12 ft. Smyrna Rugs, $25.00. Were $35.00. 9x12 ft. Bigelow Axminsters, $30.00. Were $40.00. 9x12 ft. Smith Axminsteis, $19.50. Were $25.00. 6x6 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $10.00. Were $13.50. 3x9 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $7.50. Were $10.00. 3x12 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $9.00. Were $12.00. 3x15 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $10.00. Were $15.00. 2^x9 ft. Imperial Smyrnas,$6.50 Were $9.50 2j^x 12 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $8.00. Were $11.00. 2^x15 ft. Imperial Smyrnas, $9.00. Were $12.00. 36-inch Wiltons, $5.75. Were $8.00. 30-inch Utopias, $3.50. Were $5.00. 27-inch Beauvais, $2.50. Were $3.00. Also a number of other pieces, In handsome designs, at special prices. Fourth floor, G it. Special hale of dhi 3 unaware, Glassware and ttiooseiurnflshlogs. T embraces household wares of the best grades; and the fact is >yell known to Wash ington housekeepers that dur ing these annual sales they can ob tain the best possible values in the worthy kinds of Chinaware, Glass ware and the several other classes of household needs. We offer from our regular stock many articles at specially low prices. W e also offer several lots of new goods purchased from manufacturers at reduced prices especially for this sale. This week's offerings include soma exceptional values. Open=stock Patterns. We offer two new llaviland China Open stock Patterns which we have Just re ceived. Thay represent the choicest now patterns and are very reasonajbly priced. One of them is a dainty pink spray deco ration on a choice shape and Is solid In single piece* or la complete lOO-pluce com bination, at $30.00 per set. The other is a double-edged white and. gold pattern in an unusually attractive shapev and is the richest and most effective white and gold Haviland in open stock t!ial we have ever been ai>!e to offer. $57.5? per 100-pcc. set. White Dinner Set Special. Vve offer a lot of White 100-piece-Dinner Sets, from one of the best American terles, at the very low price of $4.95 per 100-pce. set. Decorated Toilet Set $1. We offer a lot of Decorated Toilet Sets, In the 10-plece combination, and in two neat colorings, a<t .75 per set. English Royal Blue Earthenware Special. We offer a taibleful of Dark Blue EngMsU Earthenware Bread and Butter Plate*, Sauce Plates and Oatmeal Saucers, at the special price of 4 for 25c. Usually 10c. each. Cut Oiass Salad Bowl We offer a good quality American Cut Glass Salad or Fruit Bowl, In the popular 8-inch size, and well cut in an artistic do sign, at the special price, $2.75 each. Formerly $3.50. Imported Blown We offer a lot of plain Thin-blown Im ported Table Tumblers at the special price, 45c. per dozen. Also a lot of Greek and Star pattern !a imported Thin-blown Table Tumblers at 55c. per dozen. We have Just opened another lot of choice quality Glassware, which represents the sample Hue of one of the leading glassware importers. There are more than three thousand pieces In this lot, which includes Thin-blown Gablets. Wine Glasses. Sherry Glasses. Cocktail Glasses, Cordial Glasses, Ale Glasses. Liquor Glasses. Saucer Cham pagne Glasses, Cranio de Menthe Glasses, etc., etc. They come in both plain and fancy etched designs, and many standard patterns are represented, thus enabling those having same patterns to nil in their lines. We have divided this lot into five assortments, each of which is shown <>n a separate table and marked at the follow ing exceedingly low prices. 5c., ioc., 15c., 20c. and 25c. for choice. January Jardiniere Sale. We offer two unusual values in assorted Jardinieres, as follows: Lot No. 1?Includes Jardinieres measuring T ajid 8 lnchtis across the top, in assorted shapes, colorings and designs, that have been 50c. and t?o. each. Shown on center table at 35c. for choice. Lot No. 2?Includes Jardinieres measuring 7 inches across top, In assorted sh&pts, colorings and designs, which have been 3fo. each. Shown on center tables at Fifth floor. 25c. for choice. Guaranteed Sewing Machines, $5.00 to $40.00. Woodward & Lothrop.