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AMUSEMENTS TONIGHT. Academy ? David Hlgglns, In "His Lost Dollar," 8:1S p.m. Belasoo?Eddie Foy, In "The Earl and the Girl," 8:15 p.m. Columbia?"The Kittle Gray Lady," 8:15 p.m. Chase's?Polite vaudeville, 8:15 p.m. Kernan's?"The Innocent Maids," 8:15 p.m. Majestic?"The Sultan of Sulu." 8:15 p.m. National?Gus Rogers, In "The Rogers Brothers In Ireland, 8:15 p.m. Convention Hall?Roller skating, morning, afternoon and night. etar Theater, lOth and Pennsylvania ave nue northwest?Moving pictures, concerts. EXCURSIONS TOMORROW. Steamer Charles Macalester for Mount Vernon leaves "th street wharf at 10 a.m. and 1:46 p.m. Norfolk and Washington steamers for Port Monroe. Norfolk and all points south ?very day In the year at 6:30 p.m. Electrlo trains from 12th si. ?t and Penn sylvania avenue for Mount Vernon hourly, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Arlington and Alexandria every twenty minutes. Curs from station at Aqueduct bridge for Arlington, Fort Myer and Falls Church half hourly. Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad Company station, HOth and A? streets north west. Cars leave dally as per schedule. Sale of the Browning Collection of old mahogany furniture continues at the Washington Art Galleries, 1400 H st. n.w., tomorrow at 11 a.m., with No. 301 of the catalogue. This sale i8 attracting consider able attention on account of the unusual number of original old pieces offered and the exc< cdlngly low prices obtained, ottering an exceptional opportunity to securc these valuable old colonial furnishings at a lower price than is usually paid for ordinary fac tory productions BROWN & TOLSON, Auctioneers Keep in Mind 60c. Candies Are 35c. per pound now at GEO. B. S.HEETZT9, F & 10th. ONE HUNDRED varieties. You Can Dispense With Tonics In spring if you'll drink a bottle of "Old Glory" now and then. It's the highest type of d.irk l*ei pure, wholesome, strengthen ing. Phone \V -lrttt, Abner-Drury Brewing Co. John R. Shelton. flfty-flve years of age, employed a.s motorman by the Capital Traction Company. was aceldentlcally struck on his head by a brake handle last night and painfully Injured. The accident occurred while the car was near Pennsyl vania avenue and Sth street southeast. The InJJured man was taken to the Casualty Hospital for treatment. At Wilson & Mayers' Salesrooms. The sale by catalogue of the magnificent collection of selected iw?w furniture direct from manufacturers, which haa been so gr?atly admired by visitors during the past few davs. will commence tomorrow, Friday, at 10:80 a m., 1227 and 122ft G St. An ex ceptional opportunity to obtain fine furni ture. Virginia Hot Springs Parlor Oar. Chesapeake and Ohio, 2:80 p.m. train has Sarlor car, Washington to Virginia Hot prlngs, without change, week days. ITry Fussell's Strawberry Ioe Cream. Made of choice fresh fruit. 1427 N. Y. ave. While playing near a school building In Xortheast Washington yesterday afternoon Arthur Inglsdue, thirteen years of age, whose home Is at 212 Qulnoy strest north east, fell and sprained Ms ankle. His In jury was dressed by the surgeons at the Casualty Hospital. Castor Ovals?the Best Remedy for Indigestion and Constipation. Druggists, 100. Hear the Europe-Aeolian Mandolin Concert, Friday. April 0, rain or clear, 8 O'olook, at Plymouth Church, lTth and f its n.w. Adults, 28c. Mrs. A. Jolce, mgr. CITY AND DISTRICT. Musical and Literary Features. There was a good display of amateur tal eC. last night at the musical and literary entertainment given in Odd Fellows' Hall, on 7th street between D and E streets for the benefit of the Homeward Bound Rescue League. The sntertainment was under the direction of the Woman's Exchange. The program was as folloyvsi Recitation, "The Confession," by Miss Leona Young! Mrs. John W. Hutchinson, accompanied by Mia-. Nell Herring, sang a solo, "Sing, Smile, a Slumber;" Miss Leona Young re cited "A Sad Mistake" and Miss Nell Her ring gave a piano solo, "Don Juan." Miss Leona Young appeared In the sleep-walking ?cene from "Macbeth"; Mrs. J. W. Hutoh ineon sang "Thy Beaming Eyes; Miss Fran ces Youngblood recited "Aux ltaliennes;" "Aunty Doleful" was recited by Miss Leona Young; Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hutchinson ?ang a duet. "Stranger on the Sill." and as en encore gave several selections. Mr. Hutchinson also contributed several melo dies on the violin. The program closed with a one-act scene drama, "A False Prophet," In which the several participants made a decided hit. Those in the cast were: Lord Alnsworth. Mr. Dodge; Lady Alnsworth, Mrs. Cash; Leonore. Miss Nell Herring; Harry, Mr. Francis McGarrell; Beatrice, Miss Frances Youngblood; Morris, Mr. Douglass Herring; Mlse Angelina Smith. Miss Sign t Holter; Theodore, Mr. Adam Leeman, ind Butler, Mr. Hardin. Southern Railway Announces Discontinuance of its Southern's Palm Limited tor the season, last train leaving Washington southbound April 6.?Advt. Dr. Kumm to Lecture. Dr. II. Karl W. Kumm of the Soudan Is visiting Washington for a few days and is the guest of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Kelly. Dr Kumm is the general secretary of the Boudan I'nlted Ml-sion. which is carrying on a remarkable work In that field. He is a medical missionary as well as a distinguish ed geographer, a fellow of the Royal Geo graphic Society and a member of teveral othci European literary Institutions. He will speak In the Fourth Presbyterian Church. 13th and Fairmount streets, this evening at 7:80 o'clock, and Saturday even ing will give an illustrated lecture upon the cannibal region of the west central Soudan, under the auspices of the Geographic So ciety. Sabbath morning he will preac h at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Fine Office and Store Fixtures Made In Washington. J. A. Pho?bus, 2-18 K sw.? Advertisement. Free Lecture at Carroll Institute. Arrangements have been made for an ad dress by Mr. B. H. Warner, with Mexico as the theme, this evening at 8 o'clock In Carroll Institute Hall. Mr. Warner will talk of Mexico's wonderful past, present and future, her resources, mountains and meadows, palaces and hovels, the beautiful scenerv. and the peculiar people. The lec ture wul be illustrated. By request several views of Russia and Japan will also be ?hown. Capitol Hill Branch. O'Donnell's drug store, 3d and Pennsyl vania avenue southeast, receives ' Want ads" for The Star at 1 cent a word. Soldiers' Home Band Concert. The United States Soldiers' Home Band, John 6. M. Zimmerman, musical director, has arranged Its program for a concert at Stanley Hall tomorrow evening, beginning at 8 o'clock, as follows: March, "The Rifle Regiment" Sousa Overture, "Mlrolla" Gounod Largo from Xerxes Handel Selection, "Lucretla Borgia" Donizetti Marche et Cortege, "La Retne de Saba" Gounod Scenes from "The Serenade" Herbert Walts suite. "Sourire D'Avrtt"... .Depret Finale, "The Victor" Heed CHOSENEWCOMMANDER MEMBERS OF BARRY GARRISON ELECT GEN. A a BUBT. Successor of Late Dennis O'Connor? Eighteenth Anniversary of Army and Navy Union. In continuing the celebration of the eight eenth anniversary of the founding of the Army and Navy Union the members of Qen. William F. Barry Garrison No. 26, last evening were the entertainers. Senior Vice Commander Noske called the meeting to order, and by unanimous consent suspended the rules In order to permit the members to deliver brief eulogies on the life and Gen. Andrew S. Burt. character of the lute commander, Dennis O'Connor. Those who spoke were C. F. Noske, William J. Elliott and .1 J. Strain. National Commander Browne stated that he desired all the members to attend a mass meeting of the Army and Navy Union next Monday evening in conjunction with the meeting of Roosevelt Garrison, explaining that lie has an agreeable surprise of na tional Importance to divulge at that time. Adjutant John J. Strain read a report of the garrison's doings since Its rehabilitation October 4, 1905. Robert Strong and Moses Goldstein were mustered in. On motion of C. S. Wilder the garrison took up the ques tion of filling the vacancy caused by the death of the late commander. Brig. Gen. Andrew S. Burt was nominated, and on mo tion of Junior Vice Commander William J. Elliott the rules were suspended and Gen. Burt was by acclamation elected. He was Installed by Past Commander James Campbell of A. D. Porter Garrison and Immediately entered upon the duties of the office. General Burt made an address expressing appreciation of the honor con ferred on him. A recess of fifteen minutes was taken to allow the members to person ally greet General Burt. H. R. I'rei formerly of Los Angeles, Cal., was appointed sergeant major of the gar rison. Talks upon topics of Interest to the welfare of the veteran soldiers, sailors and marines were indulged in. Wiliam J. El liott reviewed the history of the Army and Navy Union. The following were in attendance: J. Ed win Browne, C, F. Rougeou, John J. Strain, C. F. Noske, Earl S. Rathbun, James A. Joyce, Gen. A. S. Burt, John McElhenny, William Burke, John Bennett, H. R. Ure, Abram Myers, J. B. Ennis, J. M. Churchill, John Watson. Tod Thoman, Milton A. Moore, James M. Curtis, Milton M. Lile, Walter C. /Mitchell. Adolph Van Reuth, William J. Elliott, Charles A. Blush, Alex Col. C. F. Noske. ander Burch, James Campbell, C. S. Wilder, George E. Banting, William T. Evans, Moses Goldstein, Hugh H. Henry, William A. Hickey, Eugene C. Smith, Robert Strong, William J. Johnston, Joseph Weninger, L. J. Von Der Miller and O. A. I^ike. A messenger from Encampment 6!), Union Veteran Legion, presented greeting from that organization and invited Barry Garri son to attend the encampment celebration next Saturday evening at 910 Pennsylvania avenue In honor of Appomattox day. Money to lend at 4, 5 and GTe on real es tate. Frank T. Rawllngs Co., 1005 Pa. ave. ?Advertisement. Capt. Theodore Valiant 111. Capt. Theodore Valiant, superintendent of the lighthouse branch of the Homeward Bound Mission, was yesterday stricken with what appears to be paralysis of the left side, while at the mission house, 459 Mis souri avenue. His condition Is said to be serious. Capt. Valiant is a long-time resi dent of this city, having been In business here for a number of years. He has many friends, especially among the older citizens of the District. C. & S. Ice Cream Moot Delightful. "The Velvet Kind," in 3 flavors. Druggists. ?Advertisement. Electric Wires Caused Fire. A slight blaze occurred in the house of B. Solomon, 708 F street, last evening about 7 o'clock, an alarm turned In from box ltii) summoning several companies of the fire department. The blaze was extin guished after damage to the amount of about ?1S had been caused. The police report that electric light wires were re sponsible for the fire. Household Effects Safely Stored In a modern fireproof warehouse, or prop erly packed and shipped to nny destination. Union Trust Co.. main office, 1414 F at ? Advertisement. National Union Council Gives Banquet A farewell entertainment was given last evening at the Shoreham by State, War and Navy Council. No. 201, N. U., in honor of Ms retiring secretary, J. D. Torrey, who will soon remove to Philadelphia. The enjoy ment of the refection was enlivened by bright remarks and witty stories and was followed by speeches of eulogy and expres sions of best wishes for Mr. Torrey in his new fleld of labor. Mr. Torrey has held the position of secretary of the council since its organization, about sixteen years ago If YOU want a good situation you should read The Star's help column. Every day many people seek help and And employment through the paper that everybody in Wash ington read*. APPOMATTOX BAT. Celebration Planned by Union Vet eran Legion. Arrangements bare been made to cele brate Appomattox day, as a tribute to the memory at Gen. U. B. Grant, by Enoamp ment OB. Union Veteran Legion, next Satur day evening, at the Legion Hall, 910 Penn sylvania avenue. A feature of the occasion will be the decorations. These will consist of a number of tattered old battle flags that were "stormed at by shot and shell" In the days of Are and smoke in the 'AO's, and also with emblems of the Union Veteran Legion. The affair will be complimentary and in vitations have been Issued to many soldiers and others. The program #111 be as fol lows: Opening address, by Col. Nickerson, com manding Encampment No. 68; prayer, by Chaplain E. B. Thompson: song. "Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground." Mr. Beebe; address, by Mrs, Weiss, Encamp ment No. 66; address, by Chaplain H. N. C'ouden; address, by Mrs. Pitman, national president of Ladles of U. V. L.; address, by Col. John Finn| song, Mrs. Emma Dono hue of Legion of Loyal Women: recitation. Col. J. Edwin Browne; address, by Mrs. Tanner of Legion of Loyal Women; ad dress, by Henry Sandford; recitation. Gen. Tweedale, adjutant general, G. A. R.; song. Mrs. Flora Lewis; address, by Lieut. Col. Hartley; "America," by audience. TAILORS MAKE MERRY. Banquet of Members of Merchant Tailors' Exchange. The banquet board was spread last night at the Hotel Johnson for the members of the Merchant Tailors' Exchange and their guests. The occasion was a happy one. President Owen Owen called the craft to refreshments, and after partaking of a spread a little business was "cut oft." Vice President Mat Keefer of the Balti more exchange was called on and he "laid out" the plan and progress of the Maryland city style of running their exchange. Mr. P. J. Helberger gave a number of reminiscences. Mr. E. H. Snyder, who has been the treasurer for many years, spoke of the exchange as a business and financial prop osition. Mr. O. E. Ryder, the secretary, delivered an address and Mr. George E. Hebbard, the chairman of the committee on the sup per arrangements, was "pressed" for ? tew remarks, but as his work was finished and only needed touching up, he was ex cused after challenging the Baltimore rep resentatives for a base ball match between the two exchanges, which was promptly accepted. Mr. E. A. Jones, the exchange's at torney, explained the legal situation. A demonstration of sleight-of-hand work was given by William Jones. Those present were: George C. Bergling, D. Burns, John J. Costlnett, L. A. owney, J. A. Grlesbauer, J. Fred Gatchel, F. J. Helberger, George W. Herold, John G. Haas, George E. Hebbard, P. J. Foley, Harry J. Lee, W. C. Motz, J. D. McOon ville, Mr. Norrls, M r. B. H. Johaneen, Owen Owen, E. H. Snyder, J. M. Stein. Shapiro, M. F. Seltz, Ferd Waldman, I. Geraci, Joseph R, Costinett, George Wag ner, O. E. Ryder, A. C. Bobys, C. Neal, William Jones, Mat. Keefer, Butcher, Rob-, bin Bros., Carlson Bros., H. Schick and John Waldman. To Get Fresh, Delicious Butter ?order D. William Oyster's "Matchless Creamery." You'll always find 4t satisfac tory. Stands,J140 Center mkt.& (18 Riggs mkt. ?Advertisement. REVOLVER CONTEST. Effort to Raise Funds for Family of Deceased Police Officer. MaJ. Sylvester has arranged a revolver contest between the metropolitan police team and the Washington Revolver asso ciation for the benefit fund for the family of the late Lieut. James A. Moore. The con test is to ocour next Tuesday In the armory buildlng on L street near 5th street. The many friends of the late police official are making every effort to raise funds suffi cient to pay the balance on the family home of the Moores. A number of con tributions received by MaJ. Sylvester to be applied to the fund have been acknowledged ac follows: Thomas F. Walsh, $50; Camp bell Carrington, $2o; J. F. McCarthy, sec retary, $25; Frank P. Madlgan, $10; C. Xandar, $10; S. Aman, $10; E. F. Droop, $10; T. R. Marshall, $10; Night Watch men's Association, $10; L P. Sel'bold, $5, and E. W. Whitaker, $1. Serve- 0. & S. Ice Cream for Dessert. It's a quality Ice Cream. Druggists.? Advertisement. Muster of Henry Garrison. At a general muster and Inspection of Gen. Guy V. Henry. Garrison, No. 0, Army and Navy Union, last evening more than 100 members were present. The following named applicants were mustered in: Ed ward Stewart, Bruce Cnderdue and Henry Adams, late privates United States army. Application for membership was received fiom Color Sergt. Thomas E. Terrill, Com pany G, 24th United States Infantry, re tired. An invitation to attend the reunion of the 9th United States Veteran Association April 13 was read and the garrison voted to be present in a body. On motion of Adjt. Ed wards the garrison voted to then suspend the order of business and have general mus ter and inspection. Commander Henry of Admiral D. D. Porter Garrison, No. 0, was present. Flowers for Funerals. The best floral specimens and the best de signs are to be had at Gude's. 1214 F.?Advt. Fined Twenty-Five Dollars. Frank Strother was twice locked up Tuesday, and was in the Police Court yes terday on three charges, one for making threats toward Lucille Valentine and the other two for disorderly conduct at her house.* The sentence was $25 tine or sev enty-five days In Jail on the merged cases. Cut and Growing Spring Flowers. Fine specimens,low prices. Shaffer,14th & I. ?Advertisement. Epworth Young Men's Society Officers The annual election of officers of the Young Men's Society of the Epworth Metho dist Episcopal Church held last Tuesday evening resulted in the choice of the fol lowing: President, L. Pierce Boteler; vice president, C. Hugh Monroe; secretary, S. 8. Gaither; treasurer, S. E. Moore; chaplain, I. P. Disney, and reporter, J. B. Edmunds. Sentenced to Workhouse. John Thomas, colored, was taken Into custody at the Benning race track Tues day afternoon by Policeman Harover on a charge of vagrancy. Judge Mullowny yes terday sentenced him to the workhouse for thirty days. AM Riim Bowm In the spring that in Uie condition of thousands who#e (interna have not thrown off the Impurities accumulated during the winter?blood humors that are now causing pimples, bolls and other eruptions, loss of appetite, bilious turns, Indigestion, and other stomsch troubles, doll headaches and weak, tired, languid feelings. Hood's Sarasapartlla removes all these humors, cures all these troubles; renovates, strengthens and tones the whole system. This Is the testimony of thousands annually. Accept no substitute for Hood's Sarsaparilla. Insist on having Hood's. Get it today. In liquid or tablet form. 100 Doses $1. XVUKRAL SEB VICES. Bematag of Gtoorge H. Djwr Interred Tills Afternoon. Funeral services over the remains of Gtoorgre H. Dyer wore held at the family home, 1518 Klngmaa place, thl? afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. John F. Van Bchaick, pastor of the Church of Our Father, of ficiating. The deceased, who waa seventy eight years of age, waa a native of Boston, Stow. He came to this city about the year looO, and was employed in the bureau of engraving and printing for many years. Several years ago he retired from active work, but later he accepted a position In the real estate office of Mr. R. J. Marshall fll tak*n ",ck l&?t Friday while in tnJni* ,lt ? t0 *0 home. He re turned to the office Tuesday morning and remained there all day, going home about 5 o clock In tile afternoon. Shortly after he reached the house he followed his wife to the kitchen and was conversing With her when he was suddenly I take,n 'Z1' Mr?- Dyer thought he had only a fainting spell, such as on prior occasions but she soon realised that his illness was of a more serious nature, and sent for a physician. Death ocourred before the latter arrived. Acting Coroner Glasebrook gave the necessary certificate, showing that neart disease was ths cause of death. Mr. I>yer had been connected with the Church of Our Father, and served as treas urer until about three months ago, when he resigned on account of 111 health. At his funeral this afternoon the Rev. Mr. Van Bchaick told of-his long con nection with the church and of the valuable services he rendered. Upon conclusion of the services the remains were taken to Oak Hill ceme tery and interred. The pallbearers were the members of the board of trustees of the wUrw > ,Th?? H E" Willlains. James W. Webb, W. J. Drummond, A. J. Edson, Charles Matthews, P. F. Gunion, L. a! Rosafy and Le Grande Powers. The wife Of tiie deceased survives him. New Daily Serial Story. The first chapter of a new dally serial ?tory, 'The House of the Black Ring," by F. L. Pattee. will be published In The Saturday Star this week. This is an un usual story, oddly combining humor and horror and commanding absorbing Interest through Its many Intensely dramatic inci aenta O. & S. "Velvet Kind" at Druggists'. It s an Ice Cream that every one praises.? Advertisement. Answer to Divoroe Petition. The answer of Frank B. Conger to the petition for divorce filed against him by his wife, Charlotte M. Conger, January 17, 1005, has .been filed in the District Supreme Court. The charge of infidelity contained in the petition is denied by Mr. Conger who alleges that his wife left his home in this city in July, 1904, without his consent and took up her residence In Virginia. He lUrther asserts that Mrs. Conger went to Germany In October, 1904, taking- with her all the children and remaining there until July last. She then returned to this coun try, Mr. Conger avers, to consult her coun ?el. Auto and Wagon Collide. An automobile and a wagon collided yes terday afternoon near the Intersection of Pennsylvania avenue and 11th street north west, Miss Ethel Beckham, an occupant of the horseless vehiole, receiving a painful injury to her side by the shaft of the wagon ooming in contact with her. Both vehicles were damaged, but Charles Martinson owner of the automobile, was able to re sume his Journey and remove Miss Beck ham to her home, 181T Kenyon street, where Mr. Martinson aleo resides. The wagon that figured In the accident belongs to George P. Killlan of 452 Pennsylvania ave nue northwest Ml*? Beckham was not seriously injured. Untold Suffering and Constant Miser}-?Awful Sight From that Dreadful Complaint, Infantile Ec zema?Commenced at Top of his Head and Covered Entire Body. MOTHER PRAISES CUTICURA REMEDIES "Our baby had that dreadful complaint, Infantile Eczema, which afflicted him for .everal month., commencing at the top of hi. head, and at last covering his whole body. HI. sufTwlngs were un told and constant misery, In fact, there was nothing we would not have done to hare given him relief. The family doctor teemed to be wholly incapable of coping with the ca.e, and after various experi ments of hit, which resulted in no beneflt to the child, we sent to Muon, 111., to a druggist and got ? full set of the Cutlcura Remedies and applied as per directions, and he began to Improve Imme diately, and In about three or four day. began to show a brighter spirit and really laughed, for the first time in a year. In about ninety day. he was fully recovered, with the exception of a rough skin, which Is gradually disappearing, and eventu ally will be replaced by a healthy one. "Praise for the Cutlcura Remedies bas always been our greatest pleasure, and there Is nothing too good that we could say In their favor, for they certainly saved our baby', life, for he was the most awful sight that I ever beheld, prior to the treatment of the Cutlcura Remedies. Mrs. Mae belle I.yon, 1S26 Appleton Ave,, Parsons, Kan July 18, 1906." COMPLETE TREATMENT, $r Complete external and Internal treatment for every humor, cor sis ting of Cutlcura Soap, oint ment, and Pills, may now be had for one dollar. A single wt Is often .ufflclent to curs the most tor turing, disfiguring, Itching, burning, and scaly hu mors, ecxema., rashes, and Irritations, from Infancy to age, when all else fall*. Cutlcura Soap, Ointment, and Pills are sold throughout the world. Potter Drug * Cbem. Corp., Bole Props., Boston. gyfiend for "The Qreat Skin Book." "THE BOMB OP PURB~WHISKY " ' INEZA, A Superior *<>,, Whisky. allsatlon of all too desire In whisky. Ab solute purity, smoothness mellowness. Bottle $ i Chas. Kraemer, ap4-20d Y OUR advertising will attract attention and win confidence when you employ us to write the right ads. Postal or 'pboee us now about advertising and ad-writlng. L. P. Darre!E Adv. Agency, U P. Damn. Boom, E* ^'aSSl 102-108-104 2" ? !?fW* Evening Star bids. ?. T. Hurley. - 'Phone Main 244C ASSESSMENT JURY. Testimony Introduoed in the 11th Street Cue. The llth street assessment Jury mas In session at the city hall for more than two hours yesterday afternoon hearing further testimony for the government regarding the benefit* which have accrued to prop erty in Columbia Heights owing to the extension of llth street from Florida ave nue to Lydeoker avenue. T. Conrad Dodge, Walter I. Hopkins and 'William EX 81ms were called to the stand and gave evidence for the District. They Informed the Jury that property in the neighborhood of the extension had been greatly benefited by the opening of the street. The witnesses stated that much of the property on the new street had doubled In value as a result of the extension. The Jury will hold Its next session tomor row afternoon at 2 o'clock, at which time other witnesses for the District will testify ; regarding benefits. It was stated today by Mr. A. Leftwich Sinclair, special counsel for the District, that four other witnesses will be called to testify for the municipal ity. Mr. Sinclair seemed to think that to i finish presenting the government's case will require two more sessions ol the Jury. Swift & Company's sales of dressed beef in Washington. D. C., for the period of March 10 to March 81, 15)00, averaged the following prices per pound: Week ending Mar. 10. 19(6, 6.76 cts. per !b. ! " " " 17, " 6.84 ? .. 24. " 6.99 ?* " M ?? it OJ l? 41 HUM ?Advertisement. Decline in Price of Oysters. A fleet of twelve or fifteen oyster-laden vessels Is now lyln^r at llth street wharf market. The supply Is not very large, though i It Is ample to meet the demand. A day or two ago there were one or two oyster laden vessels at the wharf market, and the blvalues were selling at from 90c. to $1.23 per bushel. Today good oysters can be bought for 60c. per bushel and even lower. This will be the last heavy run of the tea son on the oyster market, as most of the vessels now here with oysters aboard wlU engage In the running' of fish and other cargoes from the lower river to this city. The demand for the oysters by the uptown dealers is fair. Reports coming from the natural oyster grounds on the lower Potomac state that the oyster police of Maryland and Virginia relaxed their vigilance In a measura during the past few days, and the oystermen took advantage of this fact to resume drelglng In violation of the law, which prohibits the taking of oysters with dredges from the 15th day of last month. It Is stated that the oyster police officials have been notlilad of the violations of the law, and the police boats have returned to duty on the river. It is expected that a number of arrests will be made. "* V. Baldwin Johnson's Coal 012 9th St. Best Oeorge's Creek Coal, $4.23 per ton.? Advertisement. ? Alleges $20,000 Damages. Suit to recover damages in the sum of $20,000 has been instituted lr the Distriot Supreme Court by Ferdinand Hopp against Thomas H. Plckford. malicious prosecution being alleged. It is alleged by the plaintiff that the defendant caused him to be arrest ed on a charge of conspiracy April 5, 1901, an indictment being later reported, he afates, and the case being nolle prossed April 28, 1905. Mr. Hopp Is represented by Attorney Andrew A. Lipscomb. CITY ITEMS. Geyer's Popular Fried Oysters ?appeal to every taste. Try a box. You'll like them. Delivered everywhere. 1827 14th.lt Three Times Every Day Is none too often for Jno. G. Meinberg's Bread to appear on your table. It's a higlily nourishing food, yet a delicious one. Good Srrocers seJt It. Bakery, 710 llth s.e. 'Phone. It Charles Glascock, thirty-five years of age, fell from a street car while near 9th and G streets last evening soon after 6 o'clock and cut his face. The injured man. whose home Is at 2220 13th street, was taken to the Emergency Hospital for treatment. Brownley'a Mexican Pecan-Okas (reg) 6c. pc., 80c. lb. Chocolate mints, 13c. box. 1206 G. It Special Easter Offering, $16 and $18 Suiting, made to order, $13.25. Fit guaran teed. M. Stein & Co., 808 F n.w. ap5-tf Capital City Lawn Grass Seed, 10c. Pt. Makes beautiful, velvety lawns. Sow It now. P. Mann & Co., 207 7th st? opp. Center mkt. It 6-Lb. Jars Johnson's Preserves, 45c.; 5 cans Corn, 25c.; 6 lbs. Snaps, 25c.; 8 oans Ex. Sifted Peas, 25c.; Cr. Lunch Crackers, 7%c.; Lemon Cakes, 6c.; Pound Cake, 12&c.; Sponge. Cake, 12V4c.; Macaroni 5Vtc.: But ter, 21c.; Matches, 12c. J. T. D. Pyles' etores, Including 948 La. ave. apB-CSt A young colored woman named Saran Campbell fell at 1512 Park road last evening about 7:80 o'clock and reoeived a painful injury to her head. She waa taken to the Emergency Hospital for treatment. Have for Sale Pure White Leghorn Eggs; flfte- for setting. 18th and E sts. s.e. ai>4-3t* ^unlng and Repairing Pianos, Organs. High-grade work guaranteed. 469Pa. ave.nw. ay4-2t* No Delay Getting Millwork or Lumber If you order here. Ample stocks on hand* El singer Bros., 2100 7th n.w. 'Phone N.1178. ap4-d.eSJu8t Turkish and Russian Baths. Under new man'g't. Never closed. 1829 G st mh22-aot Haas, Engraver, Now Located at 941 Penna. ave.. D street entrance. mh20-80t BURGER, A Delightful White Wine. Reproduction of the variety of that nam* from the Rhine grown in the pioneer Tine yard of Dreeel A Co., at 8oooma, Cel. $3 doe. qt*.. $8.50 24 pt*., 80c. qt, 10c. pint CHRISTIAN XANDER, 8S& 909 7th St. Ml Framing Pictures Now at Special Prices. Tea may (elect from a big line of new molding, and we'll do the work quickly and artistically. S. J. Venable, st. ap4-10d Telephone Engineering from the Subscriber's point of view la the specialty of our Contract Department. We should like to confer with you about your own case. The C. & P. Telephone Co. 722 12th st. n.w. 1407 R St. n.w. SHIPMENT OT YOVNG PSROH. VUh Com mi art oo Preparing to Stock Streams in Various Sections. The itt&mer Estsllo Randall, on her trip up the river reeterday afternoon, took aboard at the wharf of the Bryan's point propagating station of the U. & flea com mission several large cane filled with youivgr yellow peroh, which were beinc s?nt- to the headwaters of the fleh commleeion In this city for shipment to different sections of the oountiy. In the cane were several hundred email peroh, and the attendant with them wae kept busy aere&tlng the water In order to keep the fleh alive. This wae done by dipping out the wator in the cans and pouring it. It is stated that there are now over a million youn# perch in various staves of hatching at the Bryansk point sta tion at thle time, and that shipments of the young Ash to thle city will be made as fsst as they are hatched. EX0UK8I0HS, STO. E 3 Steamer Charle? Macalester. DAILY, 10 A.M. AND 1:46 P.M. (Bandars escepted). Fan (round trip excursion tickets), DO cants. mh?-tf Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company. FOB PORT MONRO*, NORFOLK NKWFOBT K*W8 AND ALL POINTS BOOTH. Lmu Washington dolly at 8:30 p.m. Arrive Fort Monroe... .7:00 a.st Arrive Norfolk 8:00 a.a. Arrive Portsmouth 8:80 a.m. XT For further information apply at graerai iicket ofllca, 706 14th at., Colorado blag, (telephone Iain 2SW), or 7tb at. wharf (telephone Main 8700). W. H. OAiLaHAN, Q?a- Pass. Ut nolO-tf-14 For Mt. Vernon, Alexandria and Arlington, Washington, Alexandria & Mt. Vernon Ry. Sta., 12th & Pa. av. TRAINS FOR UT. VZKKON (WRPK DATS). 10. 11 A.M.. IS NOON, 1 AND 2 P.M. TRAIN8 FOR ALEXANDRIA AND ARLINGTON (DAILY) EVERY 20 MLNCTEB. aulO-U Wash., Arlington, Falls Church Ry. STATION (AQUEDUCT BRIDGE), SflTH ST. FOR ARLINGTON. FORT MYER, FALLS CHURCH. HALF HOURLY. FOR DUNN-LOSING, VTOVNA. OAKTON AND FAIRFAX HALF WOITRLT. -???" tf-T TIME SCHEDULE, GREAT KAIJLS AND OLD DOMINION RAILROAD COMPaNT. OoljfiT west, leave station, 36th and M ats. 5:00. 8i38, 9:20. 7:08, 7i60, 8:88. 9:S0. lOtOB. 10:s? 11:88 a.m.. 12:20. 1:6tS. i:S0. 2:$8, 3:20 4:08, 4:50, 5:38, 0:20. 7:05, 7:60. R:8S, 8:20. IO1O8. 10:48, 11:88, p.m , 12:10 nnd 12:40 night. Going east, leave Difficult Run 5:88, 0:1 T 7:02. 7147, 8:82. 8:17, 10:02. 10:47, 11:32 a.m.'. l4:lf 1:02, 1:47, 2:83. 8:17. 4:02, 4:47. 5:8?, 6-.T7, 7:0* 7147, 8:32. 9:17. 10:02. 10:47. 11:32 p m. Leave In fleaide 12:05, 12:88, 1:05 night. Stmttlo ear over qneduet Bridge every few mlnnt?a,lianne?tlug wltfc Washington, Arlington und Falls Church Railway. mh8 tr, 14 AMUSEMENTS. POI-ITR VAUDEVILLE. DAILY MATS.. 25fl. EVENINGS, 28c. AND 50c. The World's Greatest 'Cello Virtuoso. Aiagtoste'V an Biene, uS&Mr*. PLAYING HIS $12,500 OVARNBRItTS 'CELLO. Tom Hearn. The Harmony Pour. Brockman. Maek and Belmont. Ida O'Day. A1 Lawson ind Frances Namon. "The Train Wreckers" Motion Picture*. Next Week?Ray L. Royce. Barrows Lancaster Co. Three Sisters Macarte, etc. ap2-6t,20 IKERNAN'S. ALL THIS WEEK. ?THE MATINEE DAILY. IE EXTRA ATTRACTION. NELSON-McGOVERN Fl^ht Pictures. Exact Reproduction of the Recent Blx-round Contest at Philadelphia. Next Week?DREAMLAND BURLESQL'ERS. a.p2-6t STAR THEATER, Penna. ave. and 10th st. n.w. Continuous Performance. Moving Pictures and Concerts. 5 CENTS. ap4-tf Bring the children. BASE BALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PARK, 3:30?TOMORROW?8:30 NATIONALS VS. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Jt TEMPLE STAR COURSE. Temple Baptist Church, 10th an<l N sta. n.w. April 6, trie Floyd Foatheretou Co., "An Evening With Musical Novelties:" April 27, Mr. Leroy Oldham, "An Evening With the Old-time Darker;" May 18, Prof. Harry R. Evans, "An Evening With Magic." Music by the Temple Orchestra. Course tickets, 50c. i children, 28c. Tickets for sale at church evening first entertainment. Single admission. 26c. FIRST APPEARANCE IN AMERICA. DANIEL BREESKIN, RUSSIAN VIOLINIST, Assisted by Mrs. HULLING Soprano, and Haley'a rull Orchestra, will give a Recital and Concert at Arlington Hotel Concert Hall Sunday, April 8. at 8:15 p.m. Tickets on sale at T. Arthur Smith's, 1327 F St.| Phllpitt's, 630 Pa. ave., and Arlington Hotel Cigar Store. Reserved seats, TBo. and $1. AMfrSEJ JMB SHEETS. COLUMBIA, TrIT *?ATI.V*B SATURDAY. MAT*? ICE CAMPBELL PRESENTS j CHAJiXIMO POLLOCK'S THE IITT1 DBLIGHTFri. COMEDY OF WASHINGTON MP& WITH THE ORIGINAL NEW YORK CAST. NEXT WEM-SEATS NOW ON SALE, HUE. LILLIAN BLAUVELT SUPPORTED BY EUGENE COWLES Ana a Superb Company. In tb. New Opera. The Rose off the Alhaimfora WITH AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA. ap2 ?t 41 ACADEMY "1?Ti?T. ALL THIS WEEK THE, SUCCESS OT TUB SEASON, DAVID HUGO INS ln H5s Last DoMar AMERICA'S GREATEST RACING FT,AY. N?it Week A HACK FOR UKE ap2-'lt,15 MAJESTICTH?r VTETEK Oeo. Ade's PRICES: MATINEES. "Jgr Pmjuet A?>v. jcvkn.nTTh- 50c> Parquet AUL RE8ERYED ORIGINAL GORGEOUS PRODUCTION. 27 -SONG HITS- 17 PRIZE BBA1TY CHORUS. N.ft Week?EDWARD HARRIGAN In "OLD LAV* BNDEB." ai)2-?t.20 A READING Of * The Courtship of Males Standish BY OOI/. JOHN TWEEDA1.E Illnatrateil by St?r?optieon VSe\va With Organ Accompaniment by Dr. J. W. Biachoff Vocal Selections by Mr. J. Walter Humphrey. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL OHURCH. 10th and G Sta N.W.. FRIDAY, APRIL 6. 1WXS. S:18 P M. ?p*-9t.l4 TICKETS. 25 CENTS BELASCO THEATRE Independent of the Theatrical Trust. Orch., $1, $1.50; Balcony 50, 15c.. $1: Gallery, 25c. Matinee?Orch., $1; Balcony, 50, 75c., a*l l*r* 25c. TONIQHT?LAST TIME THE ENGLISH MUSICAL WII1HL, AND ? EARLt??QIiRL EDDIE FOY WITH AND THE ORIGINAL CAST OF 8.1 Friday-Night <k Sat. Mat. SPECIAL ATTRACTION. Mr. Henry Lee Presenting Hie World-famous Enter: a Inmost* G reat Men = Past & Present Assisted by Nordics Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra of 50 Players. Evening?Orchestra, 75c., 50c.; Balcony, fWXk. 85c.; Gallery, 25c. Matinee?Orchestra, 50c.; Balcony, 8f>c. and 25o? Sunday Night, April 8th, PRICES, 15. 25. 35 and 50c . Miles Bros.'Concert. IN CONNECTION WITH THE Latest Motion Pictures. ONE OF THE BEST OF THE SEASON New National 21t.0*at.at*1*" KLAW Si EllLAXGKB Present GUSROGERS THE ROGERS IN IRELAND 1 IB?ENTERTAIN ERS-UO ? ^ Next Week?Seat 8ale Now In Progress The best automobile play of the season. HERBERT KELCEY AND EFFIE SHANNON In Harry B. Smith * 8-act Comedy. The Lightning Conductof Tbe strange adventures of a Motor Car. ap4-tf,85 ROLLER SKATING TOE RINK. MORNING?AFTERNOON?NIGHT. mbT-tf.T SPRING MEETING WASHIIGIOM JOCKEY CLUB MARCH 26 TO APRIL 14. aees Daily. Penna. Railroad Special Train leaves 6th street station at a:io p.Sh Two Special Trains returning, one immediately after the last race> ddI other to wait lor delayed passengers. Fare, 2$o. Electric cars direct to track without change every two mlnuttf from 15th st. and New York ave. n.w. (Columbia line). Fare, 5c. First Race, 3 P. M. N. B.?Objectionable Characters Positively Excluded.