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THE EVENING STAR.
With Sunday Xornlng Edition.
p WASHINGTON.
TUESDAY October 23, 1906
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UiiUBD I O. flUI . ? ? mw*m
Kntcrcd a* aecond-claaa mall matter at the post
office at Washington, D. 0.
THE STAB has regular and ptrmunl
Family Circulation much more than the
combined circulation of the other Washington
dallies. Am m Vewi and Advertising
Medium it has bo competitor.
K7 In order to avoid delays oa aaeonrt of
personal absence, letters to TKS IT AS
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MWUJB UUI US MlUiWHH W TT" J I ?
eonnected with the office, but simply to
*XB STAB, or to the Editorial or BuU
Ms Departments, tcooxUif to tmot 01
purpose.
"Dr. Dubois" and Booker Washington.
In The Star's news report of public school
matters, printed yesterday, occurred the
following statement:
"It is understood that Dr. Chancellor
has in mind as a possible appointee for
the position of assistant superintendent. In
case of the reduction of Dr. Montgomery,
T^" Tk.iVvrvIo a /lAlnroH orin tOP C\f Atlanta.
Ga. I)r. Dubois is said to represent the
members of his race who stand for the
lilerher education of the colored people.
He Is an opponent of Booker Washington
In th.it respect, and has made attacks upon
Washington In writing."
It is not credible that a man of the Intelligence
of Dr. Chancellor should be' In
sympathy with "Dr. Dubois" in his vile attacks
upon Booker Washington and his
echeme for educating the youth of his race
on practical lines. It is not too high praise
to characterise Booker Washington as the
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frr^Lffll Ut3ntm*l~ LU1 Iri ma HI rr ami.*:
ham Lincoln. He has founded an Institution
which has amazed the world with Its
Success. He has offered a solution of the
race problem in terms which should appeal
to every American citizen.
Booker Washington's plan for his people
Is to teach them to be self-supporting by
honest labor, to be moral, frugal, cleanly,
self-respecting and capable. He Is today
engaged in turning out of Tuskegee hundreds
of valuable members of society,
trained in letters sufficiently to enable them
to work intelligently with their heads as
w t'it men ilanuo, uui. vui'.uj u utuvu ?v
take up the burden of life In the lines of
the race's greatest possibilities. He is discouraging
the tendencies which on the part
of the negroes themselves serve to inflame
the race prejudices of the whites In the
south.
Against this man have been launched the
diatribes and the abuse of a certain coterie
of negro scholars and educators, who, hav
In# risen themselves far above tne general
level of their race, scorn the humbler but
more practical means of education which
have been adopted at Tuskegee. They
would concentrate the educational efforts of
their race upon the production of doctors,
lawyers and other professional men, training
for these pursuits many who would
make better blacksmiths. Booker Washirton
sInifi at th^? hrnn/lejatt nnnortJin-Itv rs
well as the most urgent need of his race.
He believes In manual labor. In Its influence
as well as in its compensations for
a people who are most urgently In need
of means of earning a livelihood. He
would train for the professions only those
who show espe ial qualities. He knows
that the university education often spoils
good farmer and makes a bad citizen.
The country at large, north and south,
agrees generally with Booker Washington.
It has witnessed his success and it indorses
his theory that the so-called race
jirobiera will be best solved by the negro
learning to live decently and honestly and
frugally. The most serious need of tha
negro today is to remain with the soil, to
keep away from the centers of population.
The most injurious mistakes he makes arise
from his tendency to settle in the cities.
A fact which redounds most highly to the
credit of President Roosevelt is that he has
always stood steadfastly by Booker Washington
as a man with a mission. The President's
words and acts have testified to his
faith in Tuskegee and its founder. He
indorses the doctrine of training the negro
according to his greatest chance of development
and his most urgent need.
It is a striking com.m<-ntary on this matter
that the reported choice of Dr. Chancellor
for a position in the local school
system should be at this time connected
with the educational work in Atlanta, the
scene of such hideous happenings within a
few weeks. Those riots between the whites
and the blacks may be In some degree attributed
to the results of the teachings of
the Dubois school of leadership, inducing
the negroes to leave their farms and flock
to town, to turn their becks upon ,the
scnoois axe inai or vvasnington, which
teach them to be decent citizens and capable
artisans and prosperous farmers, and to
herd together in cities to lead Immoral
lives and to arouse the fiercest resentment
of the whites.
The city of Washington wants none of
this style of teaching. It wants no false
leaders of the negro people connected with
Its public school system. The community
believes in Booker Washington and his
work anH it iIaac wto 1* />
..vv n>ou IW oec iliuac WIIW
are engaged in an effort to tear down the
Tuskegee system favored by high positions
In the capital's educational establishment.
Dr. Parkhurst very discreetly refrain*
frum becoming an active partisan of th?
Anthony Comstock style of reform. The
doctor Is accustomed to take bis with m
dash of politics In it.
Bryan says there Is no telling who will
lie the democratic candidate. However,
xnere is not much risk in making one
guess as to who will be a candidate (or the
nomination.
When a Hearst newspaper Is tempted to
compliment any investigator hereafter It
wlfl probably take pains to see whether
he ts likely to turn up as a rival candidate.
The annual Increase in the number of
"original Gibson girls" goes on, despite the
fact that the artist lias been for some time
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iii aiuuiuui retirement.
Mr. Bryan's Foreign Observations.
Some observations about Austria contained
In Mr. Bryan's newspaper correspondence
while he was swinging around
the foreign circle are resented In that country.
and pronounced Inaccurate and unjuat.
The reply made points to the fact that the
gentleman got his Information on the fly.
and holds that it did not qualify him to
Bpeak. We can all sympathise with this
view of the matter, because the United
States has suffered in the same way at the
ii.mus ui iravcicia wriung ancr umjr a aoieilobby
and palace-car acquaintance with It.
There Is nobody so cock-sure, or as likely
to be wrong. as the man of hasty g>anc?
and fluent tongue or facile pen. He knows
it all In a minute, and can explain It in the
same length of time.
Great Britain got a taste of this medicine.
> Mr. Bryan visited India, and hurried from
one traveler's quest to another. But he
emerged fully Informed about everything
and prepared to prove that British rule In
India had been an Indescribable curse, in
Kngland his solemnities were smiled at, but
In New Tork several Englishmen took their
pens In hand and contributed articles to the
local press which left Mr. Bryan's criticism
not a leg to stand on. I
This is something more than amusing at
home here, for It was while on this Journey
that Mr. Bryan absorbed the Information
which made him a convert to government
ownership of railroads. Can it be that
that was as hastily and Inaccurately gathered
and digested as the other? Did be
wear the same glasses all through the trip?
Is It possible that he paid in all the matter*
he took ud on his travels the Denalty Of '
haste? Is the democratic party the victim
of a delusion on the part of the peerless
leader on a subject which many of its oldest
members regard as of the highest Importance?reaching.
Indeed, to the foundation
stones of the government?
Haste is very often waste. If Mr. Bryan
had remained longer In Austria and hi India
he might have written differently about ;
them. Governments are not organised, or {
picked to pieces. Intelligently while you
wait. A visitor needs more than a look at
things and an hour's chat with a local (
kicker to get at the root of a situation. ;
Likewise he should be cautious upon re- ]
lurnuiK nome ituuui irjriug iu reuui iiuiire
Institutions by foreign models hurriedly In- ,
spected. Mr. Bryan's syndicate letters were i
probably profitable pot-boilers, but quite as
probably poor history and poor wisdom.
Peonage for Panama.
Colonel Thompson of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
submitted to the President yesterday a suggestion
containing, as he thinks, the solution
of two most important problems: The
race question In the south, and the digging
of the Panama canal. He proposes that the
idle and worthless negroes of that section
be corralled and sent to the canal zone to
make the dirt fly. The peace of the south,
he points out, would be greatly promoted
by the disappearance of that class of her
population, and hands for wielding picks
and shovels In Panama would be supplied.
The proposition Is simple and looks easy,
but a little examination reveals difficulties.
How Is this force to be collected? Men too ,
lazy and trifling to work at home are not
to be expected to volunteer for a journey to
And work. Shall they be Impressed for the
service? Shall government agents tour the
south and have such men pointed out, and
then present them in court on vagrancy
charges and have them sentenced to
Panama? Shall the government, after Its
efforts to break up peonage in the south, ,
irn Into thp hiistnpss itself on a wholesale
basis? It comes to that. Under such an
order of things the canal zone would be a
convict camp. Those taken there by force
would have to be held there by force. The
armed guard would be the most striking
figure on the horizon.
Then again, conceding the convicts and
the armed guards, what sort of work should
we get from such "laborers"? Drones at
home and exiles by reason of it, would they, ,
even under guard and the lash, meet the
demands of the government at their place
of imprisonment? It is warm in Tennessee,
and warmer still In Louisiana and Mississippi.
but not nearly so warm as in
Panama. If the weather had contributed
anything to the laziness of the convicts
while at home, would they be more indus
inous wun tne sun pouring its rays aown
with full power? How much more so? How
long would It take to complete the most
difficult Job of the day with a force com- <
posed of the scum of this country, too
worthless to earn their salt at home?
Fifty, or five hundred, years?
The President possesses a ??nse of humor,
and has referred Colonel Thompson to Secretary
Taft and Mr. Shonts, who in turn
will enjoy themselves. Let us not get the
canal question complicated with the race
question. There is no affinity, and both are
very difficult. Such a camp as Colonel j
TJinmnonn n'nii 1 <1 oafohllah at Panamti
would rob the old Botany Bay of Its long- (
time enjoyed and Infamous distinction. The
colonel should go over his subject again.
Move On I 1
Ordinarily a "high" on the weather map
Is a good sign, a token of good weather, of 1
clear airs, of sunshine. The "high" Is the 1
friend of the city dweller, the man who '
does not need rain In his business. It is
also usually welcomed by the farmer. The
"low" Is the chap that does the damage.
It Is the "low" that brings the rains and
winds, that devastates cities and smashes
shipping and ruina crops. When you see a
"low" headed your way, particularly a
compact, well-deflned, tight little "low."
break for shelter, for there Is trouble coming.
Just now. however, we are suffering from
too much "high." We are having a surplus
of the good thing?not right here, to
be sure, but In the vicinity. A great, selfish,
sluggish "high" has settled down over
the northland and Is simply hogging the
map. It will not move and It wi.l not let
anything else move. Two or three brisk
"lows" have come up out of the warm
southern waters, bent upon smashing
things and then going on. Nobody has ,
wanted them, but Inasmuch as they have
come everybody has wished them speedy (
passage. And that miserable "high" up In <
Canada and northern United States has
buffed them back and refused to allow them '
room to move. '
That Is the secret of this prolonged gray- ,
ness of atmosphere, these Insistent rains, 1
this doleful absence of sun, this ruthless <
shortening of the autumn days of delight, j
If It had not been for the obstinacy of the ,
northern "high" we should have had a <
clearing sky several days ago, and the 1
birds would have been singing their fare- 1
wells, and the leaves would have been ]
turning red ana golden in the snappy air J
of late October. j
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Sir Thomas Upton is so popular In this 1
country that It would be a matter of general
regret to see him tied up with the beef
packers. 1
In view of recent experiences a prediction
of storm by the weather bureau means a
great deal more than it used to.
A New York campaign without violent
personalities would seem futile and
anemic.
The Waste Paper Nuisance.
The citizen who throws a bit of waste 1
paper Into the public streets Is contributing
his mite to the general slovenliness of
the city. He is helping to make Washing- i
ton unlovely, unkempt and possibly unhealthy.
He is violating a police regulation . I
an<l rendering himself liable to prosecution I
and One. Possibly he does not realise this J
fact, but It is nevertheless true that every
man who throws waste paper into the
streets Is an offender against the law. !
The superintendent of street cleaning reports
to the Commissioners that his men
are compelled every day to collect more j
than 300 bags of waste paper from the |
streets, thus adding heavily to their work <
and rendering the whole street cleaning |
service less efficient. Last rear no less
than 11,000 bags of waste paper were gathered
from the streets and alleys. All this
might have been burned In stoves or placed 1
In the receptacles provided by the District
on certain street corners. None of It need 1
to have been tossed out carelessly, to litter j
the streets, possibly to frighten horses, to
add to the work of the cleaners and to contribute
to the unwholesome conditions generally.
1
It Is stated by the superintendent of this
department that very few prosecutions ,
have resulted from such police assistance 1
as has been rendered his service In this re- J
spect. It would seem to be easy for ,
a vigilant policeman to make a case every i
day If he la so disposed. It would require
only a few fines and a little publicity of
the fact to rive the people an object lesson
In law observance. The Commissioners can
materially facilitate the movement for a
more attractive and more healthful city by
requiring the police force to do Its duty
In this respeot and to hale to court for a
time every offender against the waste paper
regulation. Then probably the man who
thoughtlessly tosses his newspaper or
paper bag or wrapper aside after use will
learn that be has been Indifferent to his
awn as well as the general Interests.
.Dryan meets xaggux.
Mr. Bryan ha? the courage of his associations
and n?ce#aitlee. He met Mr. Taggart
In Indiana yesterday, and a Ions conference
resulted. Well, why not 7 It Is true Mr.
Hearst regards Mr. Taggart as unworthy
of recognition, and thinks he should be
forced out of the democratic national committee.
But as Mr. Bryan was a friend of
the late WHltam Goebel of Kentucky, and
Indorsed trim In the theft of a state election,
and Is a friend of Richard Croker, and
breaks bread with him when he visits Ireland,
what should deter the peerless leader
from holding cordial relations with the
genial proprietor of the French Lick
Springs? The Roger Sullivan episode la
nsv* n rm. M i. J i. I i.
livi a- i/icvcuoiiu xuci v arts itntures in inuv
which make It a case apart. Mr. Bryan,
while sincere in his dislike of the Illinois
man, is not against 'bosses per ?e. There
are a number of bosses in his train, and
he is very happy to have them there.
Silveira was welcomed by the populace in
Venezuela. A South American republic always
has more or less appreciation of a
man who comes along with the price.
In Pennsylvania they do not ask a en-after
where he got his money. They merely look
up his record to ascertain what public
building he helped to put up.
The Insurance companies are at a disadvantage
in not being able to raise the price
at their goods after each Investigation, as
the coal and beef barons can.
It is hoped that California's attitude toward
the Japanese who desire to use the
public schools will not precipitate a new
kind of race probtern.
For a man used to the Intense life that
Secretary Taft has led, a few campaign
speeches will seem like holiday pastime.
There Is as yet no way of estimating: the
number of duels that will arise from the
formation of the new French cabinet.
SHOOTING STABS.
Not Worrying.
"Do you believe it will be a fair election?"
"Well," answered Senator Sorghum, "It
may not be exactly a fair election, but
both sides are so evenly matched in crookedness
that the result ougrht to be about the
same aa if it were."
Admiration.
"Columbus discovered America," remarked
the student.
"Yes," answered the* dabbler in finance:
"but it took John D. Rockefeller to find out
what it was good for."
Campaigning.
The modern method's something sad.
This single argument you see:
"Although I may be rather bad.
The other fellow's worse than me!"
A Confession.
"How did you enjoy the new opera?"
"First-rate," answered Mr.Cumrox: "while
It waa going on. But it got pretty tiresome
afterward trying to understand what
the music experts were saying about It."
A Problem.
"What do you intend to do with all your
snormous -wealth?"
"I don't know yet," answered Mr. Dus:ln
Stax. "I'm trying to determine what
method of getting rid of It will subject me 4
to the least criticism and rldlijule."
A Protesting Query.
Look yere, Mistah Weather Man,
What Is yer gwinter do?
We's been as patient as we can.
But we's a-skyaht o' you!
De storms dey stahts a-howlln'
In a agravatln' way;
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xscu a. ouitfuaxm wmes u-prowiin",
An' next minute Its like May!
It's chilly In de summer
An' Its sultry In de fall;
We'j dally gettin' glummer
'Cause dar aln' no sense at all
In followln' sech a crooked plan
As dat. the whole year through.
Look yere, Mistah Weather Man,
What is yer gwinter do?
Hearst's Far-Beaching Plan.
From the Springfield Republican.
It Is recognized by thorough students of
'he political situation that the candidacy
>f William R. Hearst for governor of New
fork has wide and Important national bearngs,
especially as affecting the democratic
?arty of the nation. No one oan deny that
Hearst is now Its divisive force. His Iniependence
league has become both a
rhreat and his stepping stone to the presilency.
With this i?ague he was able to
'orce the democratic party of the Empire
itate to give him Its nomination for governor.
He undoubtedly believes that he
:an obtain a nomination for the presidency
from the democratic party in the same
way. The developments In Massach lsetts
which have made John B. Moran the canlldate
for governor are part of the general
tcheme. Here, as in New York state, the
Hearst Independence League led the way.
it was organized by agents from the Hearst
newspaper office in Boston.
No Succor.
Prom the Chicago Chronicle.
That unfortunate creature George Rashad,
the Syrian leper, has at last round a
blessed release from his sufferings. He
lies dead In his lonely hut near Wheeling,
IV. Va. In this twentieth century of the
Christian era. In a Christian country and
In the midst of civilized people, he was
hunted from place to place like a wild
beast until timid charity gave him a hovel
?n a barren hillside in which to die.
Many hero medals were given out the
Jther day, but among them was none for
the succorer of the leper because there
was none to succor him.
The French Enjoy It.
rVom tb<? Indianapolis News.
One thing may be said In favor of M.
CMemenceau as premier. He will at least
five the French people something to get
ixcited about. And this Is what tney D&r
Llcularly enjoy.
Koran.
Prom tbe Boston Transcript.
Mr. Moran's prevalent attitude of suspicion
toward tbe world, apparently holdIns
the belief that everybody la likely to
to wrong, except himself. Is shown In his
led oration that he will appoint no man to
jffloe untlJ he has that man's resignation
In his pocket..
Hot a Foolish People.
Prom tbe New Bedford Brenlng Standard.
The people of Massachusetts win not eleot
i governor who waits a week to decide
whether he wiH accept a nomination that
tie worked hard to get.
Coming to It.
Prom the Boston Herald.
In one of the latest government reports
we note the spelling of twelve different
tvords as follows: Thru thirty-three
times, thorolv seven times, altho six
times, mlxt four times, comprest three
times, thooo three times, thruout three
times, washt twice, and trapt. crusht, flxt
ind stopt once each.
Ho
Calendars and D
Upholstery 1
E invite special attentior
A I I ( I 11 partments, which conts
\\y\UL lection of upholstery ai
Lace, Madras and
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ana Dest designs, upnoistery raDric s
velours, silk armures, brocatelles, br <
gobelin tapestries, etc. Couch ant
products of the foreign and domesl
American velours, Bagdads, tapestrie
Fabrics, including foreign and dom<
cloth, burlaps, denims, silkolines, Jaj
Decorative Madras, in new effects at
Laces, Motifs and Lace Edgings ai
of door and window draperies. Mai
effective designs. Handsome Sofa
tapestries, etc.; also Uncovered Sof
all sizes, etc.
Special Sale of
ffl TTENTION is called to a
-11 which we have just placed <
Jl V inr1iir1p>Q crnnrlc nf nnr nwi
>*<V4M\AW ^ V/t \y fct? V ?* 1
curtains, the orders for whi<
fore the rise in raw materials, thu<
values which will not be duplicated aj
Included are Imported Irish P<
Nets, Point de Arabic, French Bobl
Nets in imitation of fine English H(
in Brussels effects. White, ivory ai
Special price,
Other Curtains up to $i
Special! Sale
ml A JL^IN X A 19 ai3U ^au^u
cerized Rep and Tapestry !
edge, others with French ti
colors?reds, greens, old n
$7.?? a pair.
Hamid=Carvei
Walnut Pari
<S>fj TTENTION is directed to 01
TfOil cassian Walnut Parlor Fi
periods.
This handsome and artistii
and put together in our workshop:
feet construction.
It is shown in the unfinished sta
individual taste, in gold, wax-finish, i
the delicate tints to match any schei
Included are 3-pce. Parlor Sui
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beats, footstools, uaa siae \_nair:
Roman Chairs, 3-fold Screens, etc.
We sell these handsome pieces ;
and cover them with beautiful mater;
we are showing a rich line, particula:
niture, including Silk Damasks, Broi
prices ranging from $3.00 to $25.00
We invite inspection of these a
richness and handsome appearance
who wish beauty and exclusivenes3.
Tambour Muslin Curtains. |
we ars siiuwiuk bl imnuauinc imts ui
Tambour Muslin Curtains. In dainty and effective
patterns; a desirable bed room
hanging.
$2.25 to $6.00 a pair.
Panel or Sill Curtains.
Panel or Sill Curtains. In entirely new
effects this season; 2H yards long and 38.
15 and 54 inches wide. White, ivory and
Arabian.
$2.50 to $6.75 each.
Clunv Sill Curtains.
Cluny Sill Curtains, trimmed with the
finest hand-made edging and Insertion;
2% yards long and full width. White and
Arabian.
$3-75 to $7.50 a pair.
Fourth floor, Q at.
Foreign aod D
UR new fall showing of Rugs
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Wuiciiuiug aim ucsign niai
beauties of the former and tl
much to enjoy in an inspect
coverings.
Space and light have been pro1
location on the fourth floor, that th<
signs may be effectively displayed.
:ii niAof iillif urol^Atnp/
J'UU Will UV. IllUOL wt uianj nviwit>v\
Every size is represented from tl
rug, and also many odd sizes which t
Beautiful Be*
PECIAL attention is called
Beauvais Rug, the closest ai
Rugs made. It is a thick, h<
through to the back and ar<
best-wearing rug on the market at i
18x36 inch $1.25 each.
27x60 inch $2.50 each.
36x72 inch $4.50 each.
4}4x6j/2-ft.. .$8.50 and $10.00 each.
Also shown in the follow
2)4*9 ft $5-oo each.
2^x10Yi ft... .$6.00 each.
2%-x.i2 ft..... .$7.00 each.
Attention is also called to the ft
goods) at specially attractive prices
of designs and. -colorings and afforc
t --1 c D..~?
JLIIipCliai xvugo, UWfc
make. 1
18x36 inches.. .$1.25 each *
26x54 inches. 1. $2.75 each.
30x60 inches.. .$3.50 each.
36x72 inches.. .$4.75 each.
4x6y* ft $8.50 each.
We offer this week for c
Our Specially
Consisting of patterns which have be
not be duplicated. They are strictl
ings are highly desirable, and at the
cellent values. They are marked at a
20 Per Cent Less Tf
Among them are the following:
9xi2-ft. Wilton Rugs
9xi2-ft. Smyrna Rugs....
9xi2-ft. Kashmir Rugs...
3x 6-ft. Axminster Rugs..
3x 6-ft. Wilton Rugs
3x 9-ft. Smyrna Rugs....
3xi2-ft. Smyrna Rugs...
3xi2-ft. Wilton Rugs.....
Fourth floor. G st,
Hallowe'en Favors in i
ment===Fourth floor.
?5 ward
N?w York?WAS]
Varies for 11907 and Hallowi
Department.
i to our Upholstery and Drapery Delin
a most complete and varied seld
drapery fabrics.
Cross-stripe Curtains, in the latest
(, including plain velours, embossed
ioches and brocades, cotton and
i Table Covers, comprising the best
:ic markets, including French and
:s, plain and reversible, etc Art
:stic creations, sateens, Hurtgarian
janese crepe and domestic muslins,
id colorings. Door Panels, Panel
id Insertings for making all classes
itel and Piano Scarfs, in rich and
Pillows, covered with silks, satins,
:a Pillows of down and silk floss, in
Lace Curtains.
4 11 rrro oVi i nm onf T o C*
migv oiuyiiiviii \jl juawv^ vui iain>7y
Dn sale at a popular price. This lot
i direct importation, also domestic
:h were placed several months be;
enabling us to offer very special
yain this season.
)int, Tambour Net, Cluny, French
jinette with novelty borders, Cable
jniton laces, Nottingham and Scotch
id Arabic.
$5.00 a pair.
USflMP? a pair.
? -ff ITT ? 2 ~
<u>ii irwriiieires.
to a large purchase of Heavy MerPortieres;
some finished with cord
apestry borders, in all the leading
ase, etc. Full length and width.
Valise, $9.0?.
d Circassian
or Form!to re.
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urniture, in Louis XV and XVI
c furniture was imported in sections
5, which is an assurance of its perte,
but will be finished to suit the
mahogany, walnut, cherry or any of
me of room decorations.
ites, Large Arm Chairs, Window
?, Cane-seat Chairs, Banquet Chairs,
as they are, or finish them to order,
ials of your own selection, of which
rly suitable for covering period fur
i__ c:ii. ir.i T? i .j.. _a.
uaues, oiik v eiours, urucnes, etc., ai
a yard.
rt pieces, which on account of their
make them very desirable for those
Window Shades.
Holland Cloth Window Shades, 3x6 feet,
mounted on good spring rollers and complete
with fixtures.
39c. each.
Busse Chair Seats.
Busse Adjustable Chair Seats, of Imitation
leather; easily attached.
I2xi2-in., 60c. and 65c. each.
I4xi4-in., 75c. each.
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Furniture Reupholstered.
Our Upholstery Shops are perfectly
equipped for making, reupholsterlng, repairing
and reflnlshing furniture of every
description, and the manufacturing of all
kinds of beds and bedding: also for making
curtains, draperies, etc. 'Phone or postal
will bring a man to estimate.
omestSc Rugs.
5 is an unusual exposition of color
icing. Those who appreciate the
originality of the latter will find
:ion of the present collection of floor
vided generously, in the splendid
; beauty and detail of the many deWhether
purchasing or otherwise,
i.
le i8x36-inch mat to the i2xi5-foot
usually have to be made to order.
auvans Rings.
to our showing of the celebrated
id best copy of the genuine Oriental
;avy rug, the colors of which go
: fast. We believe this to be the
i moderate price.
6x9 ft $20.00 each.
8^4x10^2 ft.. .$22.50 each.
9x12 ft $25.00 each.
12x15 ft $45.00 each.
-v rS ire It-n TT H to fl m e
rv uuflg uuatuji
3x9 ft $7.00 each.
3x10# ft $8.00 each.
3x12 ft $10.00 each.
jllowing lots of Rues (last season's
i. These lots are of unusual beauty
1 a wide range to select from.
Mohawk Smyrna Rugs, in pretty
Navajo blanket effects and rich
Driental designs.
18x36 inches.. .$1.00 each.
26x54 inches.. .$2.25 each.
30x60 inches.. .$2.75 each.
36x72 inches.. .$3.50 each.
4x7 ft $6.00 each.
learance the balance of
Priced Rugs
Hrnnnpfl Kv thp tnalr#?r? and will
y perfect goods; patterns and color- 1
: reduced prices they are most exibout
ian Regular Prices.
$35.00. Were $40.00.
... .$20.00. Were $25.00.
....$10.00. Were $12.50.
.... $4.00. Were $5.00.
.... $6.50. Were $8.00.
.... $8.00. Were $11.50.
.... $9.00. Were $12.00.
... .$12.00. Were $15.00.
scores of odd and unique si
Woodward <
& !3LetI
FTINGTON?Paris.
e'en Dinner Cards===Main F
Dainty China,
Artistic Lamps, Ca
Imported Basket^
Housefur
*y-\? HIS vast department on the fi
if 1 hibits which have very spec
Vq-W woman who is the head of
portunities to the discrimin
It presents varied and attractiv
Glass, Lamps, China and Porcelai
nishings and Utensils, Laundry Re
Basket Wares, etc.
Special attention is called to o
ing of rich and handsome separate pi
Fall Dinner
Set Sale.
We call especial attention to our Fall
Dinner Set Sale and Invite an inspection of
our complete assortment of Open Stock
patterns, which come in great variety of
decorations and shapes, and are moderately
priced, ranging from $7.50 to $lii0."0
per set. You can select just the pieces you
actually need without paying for useless
pieces often found In complete sets. We
call attention to the three following complete
dinner set specials:
100-plece German Chin* Dinner Set*. In a choice
pink floral design and with dainty thin Crr qc
cup* and aaucera, per get
100-plece French China Dinner Set*. In a
dainty pink and green floral design, per JjJjj
100-plece French China Dinner Sets, in
an exquisite pink rosebud decoration, per <?-?q qq
Fall Toilet
Set Sale.
We call especial attention to our exhibition
of New Toilet Sets, and Invite an in
spection of an unusually complete assortment
among which will be found styles
suitable for antique or modern furnished
bed rooms.
12-plece White and Gold Decorated Ctrvz-w-i
Toilet Sets, colonial effects ?piU.UU
T \T?'*8* Qreen Decorated <jj(} -q
10-plece I'lnk and Light Green Decorated <-> e
Toilet Sets V?yj
Other Sets from $1.95 up.
Wedgewood Plates
for Pilate Rails.
We offer a new importation of richly decorated
10-inch Plates for Plate Ralls. These
are especially desirable for decorative purposes,
having all-over decoration.
t _ _ t_
50c. ana .75c. eacn.
Red Tomato
Mayonnaise Dishes.
We have received another shipment of
the bright red Tomato Mayonnaise Dressing
Dishes in three sizes, and would recommend
an inspection of these, as It may
be some time before we can obtain another
shipment. They come complete with
Saucer and Cover and are reasonably
priced.
35c., 65c. and $1.00 complete.
English Porcelain Covered
Vegetable Dish Special.
We offer another lot of those choice
quality English Porcelain Covered Dishes.
In assorted shapes, colorings and designs,
at less than half price.
50c. each.
Cut Glass Salt
And Pepper Shakers.
We offer a new Importation of All-Glass
Salt and Pepper Shakers. These come
with glass screw tops, and are especially
desirable, as there Is no part of them to
corrode and keep the salt from flowing
freely.
50c. each.
Fifth floor.
ArtistSc Ne^
For All Ovei
HE recent arrival of severa
/f I of furniture enables us to a
complete assortment of po
the house. Our collection
largest we have yet shown, and rep
makers of this class of furniture.
The stock abounds with choice
ding and other gifts. We submit t
values:
Solid Oak Bookcase*, adjustable shelves. <t,
Each 3>3-95
Women'* Quartered Oak Writing Desks, C-r nn
large drawer, neat design. Each ?p/.viv/
ft-ft. Golden Oak Extension Table*, fire <?8 rtn
legs. Each ?pO.OO
Oolden Oak Sideboards large mirror.
three drawer*, large cupboard, ahaped
top. Value, $27,507 Each..... ?Pio-95
Quartered Oak Dressers, cabinet end*.
well front, solid poets, large mirror, <t r O rr\
neat design. Each $10.50
White Enameled Chiffonier*. Are jfcy Cq
drawer*, shaped top. Each WJ
Solid Quartered Oak and Blrd's-Eye
Maple Chiffonier*. targe mirror. Are <tT? eri
drawers. Each $*700
Handsome Head Ooncbes. oak frame, bear? ball
feet, tufted top, best springs, upholstered
In relret re lour. Value, $20.00.
Sixth and Sere nth door, G *t.
Some Ne^
KATRINA.
By Roy Rolfe Olbson, with Illustrations,
In color, by Alice Barber Stephen*. The
subtlety and charm of Mr. Gibson's stories
reach their highest point in this book.
Larry, the bachelor newspaper man, humorous,
kindly, homely, lives over again
the romance of his younger days In the
charming little daughter of the g
woman he lost. Crown 5}>I.15
MAX FARGU8.
By Owen Johnson. Illustrated by F. C.
Ransom. Max Fargus, rich and miserly,
marries a woman through the machinations
of a disreputable lawyer. She is an adventuress
against her will. His discovery
leads to a remarkable revenge. A powerful
story, full of mystery and of ex- ~
ceptlonal quality; 12 mo
THE TREASURE OF HEAVEN.
A romance of riches, by Marie Co- Q
relll, cloth, 8vo ^I.Oo
Book Department, Mela floor. Tenth st.
Superb Orfa
fc^icy^c-i E ask special att*
l( 11 (111 genuine Oriental
xirOV richest, choicest,
have ever colled
beautiful specimens that ai
We are making a specif
ental Rugs, and request yoi
aapes are on sale, at very 1c
& Lothrop.
stop
loor, G Street.
Rich Cut GSass,
mdelabra Fittings,
ware and Modern
nishin gs.
fth floor is devoted to goods and exial
interest just at this time for every
a home, and offers exceptional opating
purchaser.
e collections of Cut Glass, Colonial
n for the table; also Kitchen Furquisites,
Housecleaning Requisites,
ur large and comprehensive showieces.
suitable for weddintr crift*.
, o o??
New Brilliant
Cut Glass.
We are showing a complete line of th?
newest designs and cuttings of choice quality
American Cut Glass, which Is conce.lod
by all experts to be the best In the world.
The new effects have an unusual brilliancy
and are no more expensive than poorer
styles of former years. Our present stock
offers the best possible opportunity to select
a gift for the fall bride. We quote a
few Items and Invite Inspection.
New Cut 0!?s? Celery Trays, onrh.. .... $2-75
New Cat Glass Oil or Vinegar Cruet*, gg
New Cat Glans Salad Bowls, each $2-75
New Cut Glaaa Handled Ollre Dishes.
CICD ~
New Cut Glm Water Pitchers. e?ch $5 ??
New Cut Glass Spoon Holders, etch....
$2.50
New Cut Glass Table Tumblers, dozen.. $5*^^
New Cut Glass Fruit Dishes, each.. .... $2.75
We call especial attention to the
collection of gift glassware on two
center tables showing the best possible
values at
*7c anH nn earh
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New Gold
Glassware.
We have received through the Georgetown
custom house several cases of choice
quality imported Gold Cut Glassware. The
shapes and patterns are artistic and the
workmanship perfect In finish and detail.
This ware makes a dainty and appropriate
gift always appreciated by those of good
taste and refinement. Some of the richer
pieces are only one-of-a-klnd. which enables
you to offer a gift without a duplicate
In Washington.
We quote a few Items from a large and
varied assortment:
<*_
New Gold ware Handled Napplea. each...
New Goldware Salad Bowls, earh $4-??
New Goldware Vaaea. each $-2.50
New Gold ware Footed Bon Bon Dlahea, <? T
each Vl Ou
New Gold ware Footed Comports, each...
$2.50
New Goldware Heart Shape Nappies, c,
each VWJ
New Goldware Oandleatlcka, **ch.. .... $3-75
New Gold ware Slierhet Co pa, dozen.... $10-00
Housekeeping Helps.
Wire Dust Beaters, for rugs. etc. Each.Tic.
Adjustable Sham Holders, for metal beds.
Each ^ 00c.
Bissell's Best Grand Rapids Carpet Sweepers.
Each $2.50
Black Hair Radiator Brushes. Each..25c.
Solid-back Fiber Scrub Brushes. Each.10c.
Tissue Dusters. Each 5c.
Cocoa Door Mats. Each 35c. up
Folding Metal Door Mats. Each. .$1 and up
Choice Quality Fancy Shelf Paper. HO
yards for 26c.
Ironing Wax. 5 pieces for 5c.
"Chlng Fow" Furniture Polish. Bottle.:15c.
Jordan's Wax Oil Polish. Can..25c. and up
Solorlne Metal Polish. Can 15c. and up
"Star" Floor Oils $1.25 qt. and up
Floor Oilers, each $1.25 and up
v Furniture
r the House.
1 carloads of odd and artistic pieces
gain present a most unusual and
pular-priced goods, for all parts of
of Mission Furniture is by far the
resents the products of the leading
pieces, particularly suitable for wedhe
following items as being unusual
Quartered Oak Dtnlm Room Chair*, bo* ti 2C
cane **-*t; an exceptional ralue. Each.. * J
High-grade Weathered Oak Obalre. hearj frame*,
genuine leather aeat; well made end ail <5. ,.excellent
value. Each ttJj
White Enameled Bed Boom Ohalra. 4; rw-j
cane aeat. Each ^.UU
Soltti Oak Rocker*. wood ?at, blfh <tj -q
back and anna. Each 'O
High-back Mahotfinv-flnlsh Bockera and
Chaka to match; saddle wata; neat de- C } .>r
?l*ne. Each
Small Weathered Oak Rockera, well <C - qq
made and suitable for aewhig. Each
-Solid Quartered Oak Library Table*,
large drawer, lieary leg?. Value $1(100. ^ j j Golden
Oak Herring Tables, larg? tm rwi
drawer, tower ahelf. Eaoli T.
W
Women's Weathered Oak Writing
Deeks, mission design, large drawer. ^?2 50
w Novels.
WHISPERING SMITH.
By Frank H. Spearman, Illustrated In
colon. A story of the West as It was when
the railroad first went through, of the conflicts
between the railroad men and the
mountain outlaws, of the love-making and
fighting that came to some of the pioneers.
The most dramatic, vivid, real and thrilling ,
story of the West since Bret Harte's ? ^
early days *I-I5
THE ROBBERIES COMPANY. LTD.
By Nelson Lloyd, with frontispiece A
most original and ingenious company tries
an experiment on the hero which results in
a series of adventures that make a delightfully
witty, satirical and entertaining story.
The romance, humor and keen satire In
the tale make a very unusual
novel $1.15
Ttxi? TTnwfl rns* niDVFHAT
By F. Kopklnson Smith. Illustrated la
oolors. The beet piece of work Mr. +
Smith has done y'-Ij
jntal Rugs.
intion to our new stock of
Rugs. As a whole it is the
and altogether the best we
*d, and it comprises many
*e exceedingly rare.
Ji?Jnf n.:
nil anu 9tllv VI HuTI A"
ir inspection.
?w prices, in Toy Depart

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