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National?Tlie Aborn Optra Company in
"The Bohemian Girl," 8:15 p.m
Columbia?Hilda Spong and Charlotte
Walker In "The Amazons," 6:15 p.m.
Belasco? Edwin Arden In "Captain Swift,"
8:13 p m.
Four-mile Run?Luna Park, a fairyland
of amusements, with concert every after
noon and night.
Chevy Chase Lake?Marine Band concert,
followed by dancing.
Norfolk and Washington steamers for
Fort Monroe, Norfolk and Jamestown every
evening ut G:HO and every morning at 8
Electric trains from 12th street and Pennsylvania
avenue for Mount Vernon hourly,
10 a.m. to .1 p.m. Arlington ami Alexandria
every twenty minutes.
Cars from station at At|Ufih"~t bridge for
Arlington, Fort Myer and Falls Church
half hourly
Ferry steamer I.ackananna to Alexandria
every hour and a half from 6 a.m. to 0
Steamer Charles Macalester for Mount
Vernon at 10 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., and for
Marshall Hall, 10 a.m., 2:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Great Falls?Electrical Illumination, music
and dancing afternoon and night. Cars
leave Great Falls and Old Dominion railroad
station, 30th and M streets.
Chesapeake Beach trains leave District
line station and 11 a.m., 3:30, 5:40, 7:45
an<l ' .4,'> p.m.
Steamer St. Johns, for River View, leaves
7th ktreet wharf at 10 a.m., 2:15 and 0:45
p m.
Try a Salt Air Trip to Baltimore.
Palatial steamers. Electric lighted. Unexcelled
cuisine. See Excursions.
Furnish Your Home at Auction
Prices. New selected sample furniture for
every room in the home direct from manufacturers.
No Inferior furniture sold here.
Sale Wednesday, commenting 10:31) o'clock.
Wilson & Mayers, 1227 and 1221) G st.
Report has been made to the police of
the theft of one-half a ton or hay rrom tne
mahle In rear of f>22 Q street. Richard S
Blliott, owner of the hay. lives at 1731 H
Btreet. The police learned from him that a
colored man was seen to take away the
hay in a cart.
Need Something to Brace You UpP
"Old Glory" Beer will accomplish it properly.
Choice materials, careful brewing and
ample aginjr make it the best of tonics.
'Phone W. 430, Abner-Drury Brew. Co.
" W J tl
varpem uicuucu, luuincaoca jvcuuvaicu
All work done on our own premises.
Stumph & Lyford, 631-630 Mass. ave.
C. A. Muddiman & Co.
Jewel Gas Ranges and Water Heaters.
616 12th Et. Lamps. 1204 G st.
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W. H. Johnson of 1717 1st street reported
to the police last night that he had been
robbed of a watch and chain worth $10.
He said that a boy met him on the street
and Asked him the time, and later he missed
bis timepiece. It Is his opinion that the
boy might be able to assist In finding the
person who robbed him.
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"Queen of Summer Trips."
Merchants and Miners TranB. Co. steamships,
Baltimore to Boston and Providence
"by sea," via Jamestown exposition. Best
route to New England resorts. "Finest
eoastwtae trips In the world." Tickets on
ale B. & O.. P. R. R. and N. & W. S. B.
Co. offices. Send for tour book. W. P.
Turner, P. T. M., Baltimore, Md.
Great Bear Spring Water, 4 Gal., 50c.
Dfllrp 704 11th 'Phnne Main
Have The Star Follow You.
Those leaving the city should have
The Star sent to them by mall In
order that they may keep Informed
about Washington affairs. In most
Instances The Star will be at the
breakfast table the next day and give
all of the news from Washington of
the day before. The address may be
changed as frequently as desired by
giving the old and new addresses. The
price of The Star by mail dally and
Sunday la 60 cents per month. In
Vdrmui/ in auv?nwo*
The police were appealed to last night to
recover a railroad pass and a pawn ticket.
Joseph Hawkins of 236 Quincy street made
the apipeal. He told the police that his
pocket was picked while he was In a saloon
on H street northeast yesterday.
Casualty Hospital Meeting.
A meeting of the contributing members
of the Eastern Dispensary and Casualty
Hospital will be held at the new building,
70H Massachusetts avenue northeast, tonight
at 8 o'clock. A board of directors, consisting
of twenty-two non-medical members,
is to be elected by the contributing
members, and other business of Importance
will be transacted.
$1.00 Harpers Ferry, Halltown,
Charlestown, Summit Point, Winchester
and Return.
Leave Baltimore and Ohio station, Washington.
f>:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14. Plenty
of room for every one and a magnificent
opportunity to spend a delightful day in the
country at small expense.?Advt.
Defendant Saved by His Feet.
Robert C. Banks, colored, was charged in
the Police Court today with the larceny of
a pair of shoes. Because a pair of shoes
left In the place of the stolen ones would
not fit Banks when tried on in the presence
of Judge Mills his honor dismissed the
Ellis Oawson appeared as the prosecuting
witness, ami he told the court that a pair
of new shoes owned by him had been removed
from his room and an old pair had
b?en left in their place. The old pair he
produced in court, and other witnesses testified
that they belongtd to Banks. Therefore
Banks was accused of the theft.
"Try on those old shoes," Judge Mills ordered.
when the defendant took the witness
Then It was t' at Banks' feut saved the
day for him. for they would not go Into
the sr.oes in eviu -irer.
'Banks never wore those shoes," the
court concluded. "Case dismissed."
Every One in Washington Praises It.
C. * S Ire Cream?Velvet Kind. Druggists.
Returns to Ferry Service.
Caj>t. James Marmiduke, for neveral
months past flrat officer on steamers of the
Washington and Norfolk line, and lately on
duty aboard the steamer Newport News in
the day service, will, it is stated, be trajiafered
to the command of the ferry steamer
Ij?. ka wanna, on the route bet wen this city
ad Alexandria, relieving t'apt. (ieorge Nowell,
who will return to duty in the ticket
office of the ferry at the terminal In this
city. Capt. Marmaduke Is to take command
of the steamer todajr, and in doing so will
return to service in which he has been emiiloyed
for nearly a quarter of a century. '
Early In the Mi s t'apt. Marmaduke took
command of the steamer J'lty of Alexandria
on the route Wtwwri this city and Alexandria
and was In ehaig>' of her when
She * * burned one night while laid up li
h. r lierth at Alexandria. He next was In
rnmmand of the stearin r lielle Haven, r
sharp-end steamer. which replaced Ihs City
of Alexandria on the ferry. On that
tram, r naiims were carried between the
lam <lilea. and running sltli the steamer
Columbia ui hifurl) schedule ?ai main
lalnol When the Hells llaven became too
aid for servlcs and ass withdrawn I'npt
Carmarfuh* went al?ai< the uteamrr t o
mhla as male and waa etnploml on hai
When she but ne<t al her wharf here line
Ihal time he has besu In la# a aud sl< amrts
?t all S o.la. I
Speeding Autos and a Rough House
Enliven the Evening Over the
District Line.
Glen Echo Is In the hands of the enemy,
and all because Mr. Collins Is no longer on
the Job. The news that Col-Ins had suddenly
become an ex-marshal of the Montgomery
county Jurisdiction by the simple,
yet unexpected action of presenting his
resignation to Mayor Garrett seems to have
spread like wildfire, whatever that Is, and
all Washinztonians out for a time last night
evidently thought it incumbent upon thern
to celebrate the fact that no one was Bitting
on the Glen Echo lid.
Automobillsta without number piloted
their cars out Conduit road way, and if any
of Glen Echo's auto rules and regulations
escaped being fractured it was because they
were away on vacation. At the same time
several unsatisfactory fortunes were told
in the gipsy camp at Glen Echo Park, and
a rough house started there by half a dozen
young Washington men extended to the
miniature railway and eventually Involved
almost the entire resort. Deputy Marshal
Shaw, who has temporarily inherited exMarshal
Collins' footwear, was fairly dis
yo r?t ...I ??? f,,ctnn a n/I t H a
dust kicked up by flying automobiles.
Deputy Shaw in Action.
Before the fuss in the park had proceeded
very far some of Glen Echo's citizens undertook
to uphold the honor of the jurisdiction,
and from common or garden rough
housing the affair took on the semblance
of a battle royal. Deputy Shaw finally
emerged from the melee with the fingers of
the law firmly inserted in the buttonholes
of the coat of ueorge W. O'Brien, chairman
of the l;iw anil order committee of
Glen Echo. Ernest D. Houghton, a painter,
was also caught In the dragnet. The official
lead pencil Is also said to have been
brought into play when Deputy Shaw made
notes of the names of other combatants.
Each of these names will be written into
the blank space on a warrant by Mayor
Garrett this afternoon. and arrests by
wholesale are expected to follow.
And ex-Marshal Collins is reported to be
wearing a semi-cynical smile and silently
watching the devastation which has fallen
upon Glen Echo. Mayor Garrett has sev- ,
eral likely candidates in view, but he has
not yet selected a successor for the militant
Silverware Is Safe From Loss
?or Injury when stored in the vaults of
Union Trust Co., 1414 F st. Have this company
care for your silverware during your
outing. Best service. Reasonable rates.?
Railway Explains Why Sunday Special
Was Withdrawn.
A somewhat erroneous report was current
yesterday about the Southern railway having
withdrawn the usual week-end rates to
Bluemont and other nearby Virginia points.
The railway officials say the Saturday and
Sunday tickets to Bluemont, $2, and to
Leesburg, $1.45, are still on sale and will
continue throughout the summer until October
6. These tickets are good to return
until Monday. The only tickets not on
sale this summer that were sold last season
are the Sunday only tickets at $1 from
Washington to Bluemont and back, and for
which the road ran a special Sunday train.
The ministers of Virginia last winter,
through a body known as the interdenominational
committee, took up with the railroads
of the state the matter of running
both freight and passenger trains on Sundays,
and after a conference between the
committee and the presidents of the railroads
it was agreed to stop selling all the
and also not to run any more Sunday excursion
In doing this the railroads are cut out of
a good many dollars which they have
easily heretofore taken . in, but entered
Into the agreement rather than run any
chances of having the Virginia legislature
make more restrictive Sunday laws which
would seriously Interfere with the running
on Sunday or rrult and vegetable trains
from the south through Virginia to the
eastern markets.
Floral Designs Executed by Shaffer,
14th & I. are notably artistic. Low prices.?
McKeesport, Pa., Represented by
Young Woman Excursionists.
tlnriiM- in n f t Vi tivalva dova'
outing at the Jamestown exposition, a party
of twelve young women of McKeesport,
Pa., reached this city this morning and are
stopping at the Raleigh. They took a trip
about the city in automobiles today, and
will leave this evening on the C:30 o'clock
boat for Jamestown.
The young ladies are the guests of the
Daily News of McKeesport, and are In
charge of W. H. Barr of the editorial staff.
Each young lady in the party is a "booster"
for the city that Is known the world over
for the manufacture of steel tubes, tinplate
and projectiles. They are members of the
Booster Club, and are wearing neat gold
pins that are about the Blze of a 6-cent
piece. In the center is a reproduction of
McKeesport's official flag, which the party
will dedicate at the exposition next Friday
(McKeesport day) with special exercises at
the Pennsylvania building. The legend on
the buttons worn by the young ladles reads:
"Bigger. Better, Busier, McKeesport."
Mayor W. H. Coleman of McKeesport will
be present at the exposition Friday and de
liver an address.
Those In the party are Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Barr. -Miss Margaret Glbbs, Miss -Mabel
Sandquist, Miss Montgomery, Miss Calvert,
Mlsw Forsythe, Miss C. Terry, Miss Mattie
Hannum. Miss Margaret MeClure, Miss
Anna Beck and Miss Irene Wolf.
When Sleep Falls
Take Horsford's Acid P.msphate
Half a teaspoonful In half a glass of water
Just before retiring brings refreshing sleep.
River View Tournament.
It 1b announced that the twenty-flrst
annual tournament and drefs ball at River
Vit*w tomorrow will be the big event of the
summer at the down-river resort, and
many persons from this city will take
part in the family reunions on the shady
grounds. Riders will be on hand from the
surrounding country and from this city.
and the contests are expected to be interesting.
The coronation ceremonies and ball
will begin at 8 o'clock p.m. and will continue
the greater part of the night. The
steamer St. Johns will make three trips,
leaving this city at 10 o'clock a.m., 2:15
o'clock and 6:45 o'clock p.m., and returning
wilt leave River View at 12:15 o'clock, 5
o'clock, 8 o'clock and 10:30 o'clock p.m.
If necessary, in order to prevent undue
crowding, other steamers of the Washinir
ton and Potomac Steamboat Company will
be used for the transportation of those
who wish to take part In the festivities
at River View. Stops will be made at
Alexandria on all trips.
? I , , _
$4.40 Philadelphia and Beturn
Baltimore and Ohio.
July 13 to 17. valid for return until 23d.
but may be extended to 31st by payment
fee ll.UU?Advt.
Alleged Larceny oi Shoes.
When William, alia* Pad. Nolan and
..ffaaul /. Moll a.>u.ml r.filra
of iihoi't to Jacob Ix vy tin i% Street nouthwi-iat
Inat Krtdny, I.i'\y nhvh Iw rrrninlinl
the iluwi nil ntnton from th* *tor?> of bin
brother. I?uh< l.rvy, iii 4h him! k ?trwli
wulhvnl Thry wrr? iirri?lf<l by rolfttman
ft.I. of the fourth |>rwlncl aii<1 ?rrul?t?i<l
In thr I'olU'r Court yntvriUy on it
rhorgr of houavhriuikltig Jii.l*. Mill* h?lit
tin ililimliiiiti foi thr action of ihi- gmnit
lury In itafnull of MM) Imtul rm h, Ih? y
(voMMImI lo )ail )?at>i?lujr iftiMignu.
The closing week of the summer stock
company at the Columbia Theater is
marked by the presentation of Arthur W.
Tinero's sparkling comedy "The Amaions"
In three acts. The play is light and sumrr.rtriflh
an/1 troll ndanto*! try thA nPflvnlHncr
tropical weather. Notwithstanding the oppressiveness
of the atmosphere on the outside
last night, the interior of the popular
playhouse, wltli its electric fans and wide
open doors and windows, was as cool and
pleasant as a sylvan retreat.
"The Amazons" Is described as one of
Pinero's cleverest plays, and as presented
by tliu Columbia Theater Company is refreshingly
enjoyable. It was originally
produced in this country by Daniel Froh
man, niiu ucui van niiu ibbuvi a* vlng
In the roles which were last night Interpreted
by Miss Charlotte Walker and
Miss Hilda Spong, with Miss Fanny Hartz
as a very acceptable third. The theme of
the comedy deals with Miriam, Marchioness
of Castlejordan, an English lady,
who, possessed of three daughters, is constantly
lamenting because she has not a
son. She wishes the girls were boys, and
bemoans the fact that her home, Overcote
Park, is an Adamless Eden.
The three daughters are reared mannishly,
and attired in bloomer costume
they are required to conduct themselves
like young men of that period. They address
each other its "fellows" nrul "hrnther "
and do all manner of male stunts. Including
hunting-, boxing, gymnastics and
similar things. Finally, they come in
contact with real men and are brought to
a realization that they are, after all, real
women instead of make-believe youths.
The inevitable occurs when they fall In
love with the men. The action of the
play Is marked by a number of clever
and amusing situations throughout, causing
hearty peals of laughter from the
audience, and several curtain calls.
The three Amazon daughters are portrayed
by Misses Charlotte Walker. Hilda
Spong and Fanny Hartz. Miss Walker
save a rrfost pleasing interpretation of
Lady Tom, and by her natural vivacity
and charming personality completely won
the audience. Miss Spong, in the more
sentimental part of Lady Noel, the eldest
son-daughter, gave a splendid portrayal
of the part, sustaining her reputation
as an emotional actress. Miss
Hartz as Lady Bill, the youngest of the
Amazons, gave a very clever presentation
of the character, and won merited
u^iuuac. waxier nowe, <i H Anure, Louni
de Grival, an erratic and comical Frenchman,
was clearly the comedian of the
play, and caused much amusement by
his twisting of English proverbs and
Jiis osculatory demonstrations toward hi9
companion, Galfred, Earl of Tweenways,
which part was cleverly taken by Guy
Coombs. Herbert McKenzle made an acceptable
Harrington, Viscount bitterly,
and George Gaston gave a good portrayal
of the old-fashioned English clergyman.
Miss Kffle Darling as the disappointed
mamma of the trio of Amazons gave a
clever and pleasing interpretation of that
part. Others in the cast were Nick Judels,
Percy F. Leach and Guy Nichols.
New National.
"The Bohemian Girl" was presented at
the New National Theater last evening before
a well-filled house, which, provided
with dainty Japanese fans at the entrance,
presented a striking effect during the evening
as the fans kept time to some of the
old favorites of Balfe's tunfeul opera.
Nothing can dim the attractiveness of the
songs which charmed the mothers of the
present generation In their school days.
"The Heart Bowed Down," "I Dreamt
That I Dwelt In Marble Halls," "The Fair
Land of Poland," are part of the musical
heritage of the times, and a delight to hear
when given with appreciation and color.
Individually the opera last evening was
well rendered, though the chorus was somewhat
attenuated in tone. While in a measure
not up to the standard of former efforts,
possibly due to climatic conditions,
the company did fairly well, and it would
be a mistake to overlook the Gypsy Queen
of Edith Bradford, or the Count Arnheim
of Harry Luckstone, both of whom gave a
quality of tone and a color to their principal
arias which was promptly felt and
applauded. "The Heart Bowed Down"
number was given with particularly fine expression,
which awakened recollections of
other opera singers of note that made
Balfe'R work famous.
The interpolated play and nonsense after
the style of the modern comic opera pro.
. ? 1_ ,1 V, - . ^ .. i .. I, .V n/
v iuci' uy nuiiiiiigiuii irxtxy t tu uic i uic ui
Devilshoof, while amusing, was hardly irt
keeping with the period. However, the
opera on the whole was very acceptably
rendered, considering that the time of its
preparation was confined to one week, and
that many difficulties, peculiar only to summer
stock companies, had to be overcome.
The company is to be congratulated in
providing an interesting interpretation of
the opera so notably free from many first
iligill. Ultv. HVkJ.
For the last production of his summer
season at the Belasco Mr. Edwin Arden is
presenting "Capt. Swift," a drama t>y C.
Haddon Chambers. Despite the fact that
yesterday was the hottest day this summer
last night's audience was surprisingly large
and enthusiastic. Throughout the season Mr.
Araen nas selected anu successiuuy piayeu
roles which are inextricably associated with
famous players. However, his portrayals
have all been original, and his rendition of
Captain Swift la quite distinct, though not
disparagingly, from that of the late Mr.
Rppphohm Trpf*.
The play is one of the familiar type of
English dramas, making its principal character
an exalted thief of the "never, never
land," and somewhat lacking In comedy
situations. The plot, however, is excellently
Alice Butler as Mrs. Seaibrook shared the
honors of the evening. Her role was emotional
and she played it in a subdued and
graceful manner which was very convincing.
The audience was agreeably surprised
by the appearance of Catherine Laughran,
a resident of Washington, who is speedily
finding a place among the most accomplished
actresses of the day. As Stella
Darblsher and Mabel Seabrook Amy Ricard
and Jessie Ulendlnning were all that could
be expected.
Mr. Edward Ellis, in the many plays produced
by this stock company, has developed
a high standard of excellence and versatility,
but at no time lias he displayed a more
finished bit of work than his portrayal of
Mr. Gardiner in the production at hand.
Tho nPrfnrm^ nfP lar?kp<1
characteristic of "first nights," and undoubtedly
by the end of the week Mr. Arden will
take his leave of Washington with many
happy recollections of a most profitable
and Interesting season, and renewed
assurances for success from old and new
friends In Washington.
Luna Park.
Patrick Conway and his famous Ithaca
band attracted large attendances to Luna
vesferdav afternoon and evenlnc- The
program of the afternoon contained Friedman's
Italian serenade "Zola" and numerous
airs from Ricltard Carle's "Spring
Chicken." The evening concert began with
a beautiful rendition of scenes from "Carmen,"
followed later upon the program by
airs from "The Red Mill." After the Intermission
the overture from "Mlgnon" was
played, and Mr. Gardelle Simons played
Sullivan's "Lost Chord" upon the trombone.
Twelve soloists accompany the band.
They are Mrs. F. B. Atwater, soprano; Eugene
De Vaux, oboe and English horn; J.
E. Boxheimer, flute; A. P. Stengler, clarinet;
Fred J. Brlssett, clarinet; John Dolan, cor
net; Rosa Mlllhouse, cornet; Harry Brlssett.
cornet; Raphael Rocco, horn; William
Pfaunkchen, bassoon; Gardelle Simons,
trombone; Luke Del Negro, contra-bass.
The program for the concert this afternoon
Includes scenes from Auber's "Fra
Dlavalo" and airs from the "Prince of PUsen."
The fantasia "Forest Echoes," by r>emorre,
will also be played. In the evening
the grand fantasia from Verdi's "Alda" will
be heard, as W"ll as the caprice herolque
"The Awakening of the Lion," by De Kontakl.
Mrs. F. B. Atwater. Rnprano soloist,
will sing "Carmenla," by AVllson.
Week-End Rates.
Maturdnya ami Hundaya. tk>od returning
until Monday:
Hlnemont f'jno
Pur.ellvllle 1 TR
Paeonlan Hprln?a I rtn
I - < li'tr N I 4,%
Aahburn 1 '*>
llrrndon loft
HI mil it r rritiM'nt ratea from Wasltlngtaii
and Al< ??ndtl? to titany other nvarlit |>lar*a
In Virginia oit Huutlram Hallway Ailrl
At a trustees' sa'e yesterday, Thoma*
J. Owen & Son, auc11one?r?, sold the property
239 8th street northeast to Edward
S. Hofmann for $3,4:5. The lot has a. frontage
of twenty feet md a depth of seventy
feet, and It Is im iroved by a two-story
brick house. Aaron S. Caywood and John
EX Herrell are the trustees.
Tlie same auctioneers have sold a lot in
the Barry farm subdivision to J. L. Massle
for |?)0.
Finding it necessary to secure more room,
nr a* ~ o o?a _a__ - * *
?m.. biciii oiu j sireei nas secured im
leaso on the adjoining property, 808 F
street. After extensive remodelirig Mr.
Stein will occupy both stores.
Th1; property on the corner of New
Hampshire and Oregon avenues, containing
25,OCX! square feet, has Just been sold for
Eldridge Jordan by the A. P. Fox Company,
and it is understood the purchaser
will use the slt<! for the construction of
a bloek of fifteen houses. On Oregon avenue
the lot has a frontage of 251 feet and a
rtenth nf ti 1 .w,f*?* -- " 1
--f iccl ui. new nttllipshire
avenue, and the consideration mentioned
in the deed was $23,000.
A suite of rooms on the fifth floor of
the new Metropolitan National Bank
buildirg has betn leased by the Fox Company
to the Bursh & Lomb Optical Company
of Rochester, N. Y/ The bank will
move into its quarters on the ground floor
of the building about September 1.
"Milk" Bread Nourishes, Sustains.
Madff of thp hf>af
diuuvi iais *14 (.lie ica
home way, and iellvered direct, Dc. Holmes'
Bakery. 1st & El. 'Phones E. 1440 & 1441.-Advertisement.
Local Druggists Taken to Police Court
an Defendant.
On a charge that he Bold the laudar am
by means of which James Miwir uniori >im_
self a few days ago, Charles S. Walter?, a
druggist s.t 901 4% street southwest, was
I taken to the I'olice Court yesterday. To
allow Prosecutlig Attorney James L*. Vugh
time to Investigate the case further the
I hpnrinv woo A
vwHuiuca (inm tomorrow.
The new drug law which went Into jftect
about one year ago does not allow th s sale
of laudanum without the prescrlptlor of a
licensed and practicing physician or d ;ntlst.
It Is alleged that Mueir went to th? dmr i
store in Question, without such a priscription,
and purchased a bottle of the diug.
Mr. Walters, the druggist, claims, however,
that Mugjr stated that he wan :ed the
drug for use as a llnament, and that he
sold it strictly for that purpose, riarklnf;
the bottle "for external use only." Under
the law a druggrist is allowed to sel laudanum,
among other drugs, as an ointment or
linament, and Mr. Walters claims that tc
is acting under that exception in the law.
Prosecuting Attorney Fugh questions the
use of.pure laucanum as a liniment, and he
has referred the matter to the h'l&lth officer.
Tailoring of Much Meri :.
There Is everything about Owen tailoring
to appeal to good dressers. 423 ll'.h.?A'lvt.
Erection of Chapel at Government
Hospital for the Insane.
The proposed erection of the n?tw assembly
hall or chajiel building at the Government
Hospital for the Insane has been
abandoned for this year at least, according
to Dr. Maurice J. Stack, who Is acting superintendent
of that Institution luring the
absence of Dr. White. The reason for the
abandonment of the construction was stated
to be because wheref3 Congress epproI
priated $75,00<J for the new building, the
luwcBi uiu iur me worn was more tlian
It Is proposed that the structure shall accommodate
!KH> iiersons, and It was stated
that to attempt to erect the building; with
a sum of $25,000 short of the Towest bid
would be to erect an unsatisfac:ory edifice
without the flrepi oofing feature. It Is therefore
the Intention of the authoiitles to go
back to Congress next winter and ask for
an additional appropriation to ccver the deficiency.
It was intended that the wsrk should
have been commenced July 1, and the plans
had been completed. In the meantime the
I old chapel will s'.ill be used. It is on the
third floor of the old center btilding, and
it saia to oe not or tne safest cf aracter for
the demented inmates of the hospital to assemble
The proposed ohapel is to be located near
the administration building on a plot of
ground that lias Seen mapped out on the
central plateau.
A Cool Spot?-Chevy Chaee Lake.
Marine Band, danc; ng nightly. Delightful ride.
Marine Bund at tlio finnttnl
The band of th<; United States Marine
Corps will render the following selections
at the United States Capitol tomorrow afternoon
at 6:55 o'clcck:
March, "Our Glorious Banner"..Santelmann
Overture. "Lenonore" Beethoven
Rondo, "Turke" Contl
Cornet solo, "Una," concert polka,
(Musician Arthur S. Wltcomb.)
Prelude, "Lohengrin" Wagner
waltz, " Vienna w ooas oirauss
Selection, "Damnation of Fausi" Berlioz
"The Star Sj>angled Banner."
Beautiful Floral Tributes.
One can depend oil Gude to fill every order
satisfactorily. 3214 F.?Advt.
Concert at 3arfleld Park.
Following Is the p -ogram for the concert
at Garfield Park by the United States Engineer
Band, Julius Hamper, bandmaster,
this evening, begimlng at 7:30 o'clock:
March, "Alte Kami-raden," Teike; overture,
"Nabucodonos<r," Verdi serenade
for alto and flute, Titl. Corpl. Hicks and
Musician Leven. Waltz, "Blue Danube,"
Strauss: selection, "Bohemian Girl," Balfe;
Morceau characteristic, "Vliilon," Von
Blon; selection, "Thf Red Mili," Herbert:
medlev. "1863." Caivlu: "The Star
Spangled Banner."
Good, Comfortable Bcoms
are always In demand. Tou will undoubtedly
find plenty of occup.ints If you
advertise them in The Star. Costs but 1
cent per word.
Arrange for Annual Outing.
Employes of the navy yard ire arranging
for the big outing they give annually
to needy children and mothers selected by
the Associated Charities. Committees are
at work on the details for th; trip next
Friday, July 12. Five hundred li tie children
and a number of tired mothers will be
taken from the byways of Washington to
spend the day at Chesapeake Beach. They
will not only be provided win transportation,
but with ample lunches and with
tickets calling for ice cnam. lemonade and
peanuts. Each child will also be given
tickets admitting to the bathing beach and
to the various entertainments.
A tin dipper Is to be presented to each
member ot the party.
Excellent Printing.
Th* work turned out by By rot 8. Adami,
RIO IHh Id f fn h?? h??sl.--Advt.
Smoker of Architectural Club.
Arrangements have b^sn made by Mr
John J Eurley to entertain the nember* of
the Washington Architectural Club Ht a
araok<r hi his studio. lil.'ll <> st I. tomorrow
evening, it la stated t v?ry elaborate
[>togratn haa been artungei turtle o< r.ialon
There will he on exhibition a model of ttn
rotunda of the National M inn a lull *Ik
rant of a elum i?|> of the Temple of Ju
l>ller Mator anil numerous titer inwiela ami
<? !? Ite fresh merits will Mrvnl
The enNimlHee In i haftfe i <nt*t its of Itali
lei J I.Ik, William VV Bli >'( ii? mil I'Haiiro
> W.iliii.
Engines Called to ExtJnguteh Blazes.
Damage List Small
F1r? started In ;h$ stable of Griffith &
Griffith, In rear of 821 A Hreet northeast,
last night shortly before 10 o'clock and
several companies of the fire department
were soon upon the scenes A few minutes
aiier me arrival or tne nremen me oiaze
was under control, and the flames were
extinguished before any other property
was damaged. There was nothing found
about the damaged building to indicate
the origin of the blaae. Mrs. Ryan of
1632 Calvert street owns the property,
which was damaged to the extent of $li5.
An alarm of flre was sounded from box
158 about 9:45 o'clock last night because
a blaze had started In the rear of the establishment
of James F. Oyster, 902 Pennsylvania
avenue northwest. The awning:
had caught flre from some cause which
could not be determined and about $25
damage was caused.
The fire department received a call from
box 6."?9 yesterday afternoon when a blaze
was discovered in sheds in rear of 115 and
117 C street northeast. About $10 damage
was caused1.
Persons living near the 7th street
loop were awakened this morning
about 3 o'clock by the appearance of fire
engines upon the streets In that neighborhood.
A blaze had been discovered In
the fruit stand near the loop and a man"
turned In an alarm. It was known tftat
t'lere was a can of gasoline in the stand
end the firemen had to work with great
care. They succeeded In extinguishing
the blaze before it reached the gasoline
and before more than (10 damage had
been caused.
Money to lejid at 4, 5 and 6% on real es
tate. .FranK T. uawungs wo., lauo jra. ave.
Good Luck Quickly Followed by Stroke
of Misfortune.
Although fined ?106, with one year and
fourteen days' Imprisonment as the equivalent,
In the Police Court Saturday, John
Hawkins secured his release by the payment
of a fine of (A- He was lengthening the
distance between himself and the District
when tihe mistake was discovered, but was
recaptured oy jronceman i,uiiuuui: nm
fifth precinct and the remaining $100 was
paid to the DUtrict before he was ( gain released.
Police Court officials were considerably
agitated by the escape, and composure
was restored ojjly when news of the
recapture came.
Hawkins was arrested on a charge of disorderly
conduct on 11th street southeast,
and when he was searched at tho station
house was found to have an arsenal equlpmftit
In lils possession. Including a blackJack
and a pair of brass knuckles. Charges
of disorderly conduct and carrying concealed
weapons were filed against him, and
when he was tried -In the Police Court he
? ??? fha Hlcnr.
WdH BCJUCIIUCU LI/ JJO<J <pu im? tvi v u?uv>
derly conduct and ?100 for carrying concealed
After hie sentences had been pronounced
other cases came up and later In the day a
friend went to the court to learn what the
fine against Hawkins amounted to. The
disorderly conduct case was found and the
friend was told that Hawkins would be released
on payment of |5 fine. That was
aulckly accomplished, but a short time aft
erward a commitment lor Hawkins for one
year was placed In the hands of Policeman
Hooper. Hawkins was not to be found,
however, and finally It was discovered that
he had been released by the officials themselves.
A general lookout for Hawkins was then
sent out and the officers of the fifth precinct
who had previously arrested him were told
of the release. Policeman Culllnane learned
that Hawkins had started for Silver Hill,
Md., and thence the officer started In a carriage.
He captured the fugitive and brought
him back to this city. His Jliiu line was
soon afterward paid and Hawkins was free
once more.
Government Sale.
A large quantity of government furniture,
typewriters, old materials, office furn-lture,
metals, etc., will be soid by Sloan & Co.,
aucts., tomorrow, commencing at the patent
office, 8th and G sts., promp;ly at 10 a.m.?
Miss Gertrude Bartlett's Funeral.
Funeral services over the remains of Miss
Gertrude E. Bartlett, who died Sunday at
her home, 401 D street southeast, took place
this afternoon at 3 o'clock at Trinity Methodist
Episcopal Church, 5th and C streets
southeast. Kev. H. S. France, pastor of
Trinity Church, conducted the services. The
Interment was in Congressional cemetery.
Miss Bartlett is survived by two sisters,
Mrs. Mary E. Smallwood and Miss Ida
Bartlett, an 1 one brother, Mr. Edwin C.
Bartlett of the Post Offlc e Department.
Commitment to Workhause.
James I^ee, said to be a former superintendent
of the Benning race track and formerly
a race horse owner, was arraigned in
the Police Court today on a charge of being
an habitual drunkard. Judge Kimball
adjudged him guilty. In default of J10 the
former turfman was committed to the workhouse
for thirty days.
Bally at New Church.
The fourth service of the grand rally
which opened with three services last Sunday
at St. Matthew's Baptist Church, 3d
and L streets sonlne&st, was held last
evening. Rev. R. A. Armstead, pastor of
the Young People's Tabernacle Baptist
V*liurcil. UI1 JU't'icl WcllC ttVCIiUC DUUIUWCBL,
preached to a larg'! audience at 8 o'clock.
The pastor, Rev. I. Wright, opened the
services. St. Matthew's was recently
raised to the dignity of a church from a
mission, and its pastor was a snort time
ago ordained to the ministry. C. H. Cook
is church clerk anil secretary of the board
of trustees.
When TOUR AD "goes in The Star" remember
it is multiplied over 35,000 times
every day.
Tuneral of William C. Dredge.
i ne iunerai 01 wuuam \j. ureage, wno
died at the Casualty Hospital Friday evening
from injuries received from being
thrown from a street car at 1st and C
streets northwest last week, took place yesterday
afternoon from Shippert's undertaking
establishment, 18th street and Pennsylvania
avenue northwest, at 4 o'clock. Rev.
Dr. George Bailey, pastor of the Western
Presbyterian Church, conducted the services.
The interment was In Congressional
And Blackheads Pre
vented and
Cured by Cuticura.
cm?or faoa trlth fHit Irani Olntmpnt.
the ffreat Skin Cure, but do not rub. Wash off
the Ointment In five minutes with Cuticura Soap
and hot water ard bathe freely for some minutes.
Repeat morning and evening. At other times use
hot water and Cuticura Soap for battling the face
us often as agreeable.
WffiT We Are
\v/ erchaimt Plumbers
\l ? Progressive tnihlness methods nev\/>
V eeusltated gradual ton from the master
plumber Hubs to Merchant
IMjmbers. Attractive showrooms.
Ll:?er*l principles Moderate charge#.
LACEY & CO., 1330 11 at. D.W.
I I u /Hv F\T IT /Ov R\T
uv "U i ^ 11
J J A tttilafcy of ?|?nhl)r that I- at
I J J ? II ? plitMfti
~ Bottle, 75c.
Chas. Kriemcr,
IVIIMi ? W. I'buM M llf?
Pullman Porter, Resident of This City)
Meets Death.
Gillespie B. Anderson, sixty-five years old,
a porter on th? observation car of the
Pennsylvania railroad's Congressional limited,
was Instantly killed by a passenger
train Saturday night a short distance west
of the big train shed In Jersey City.
Anderson was personally known to many
public men who were in the habit of travel
lng between New York and Washington on
his train. He had been In the Pullman
service twenty-five years. He resided at
1506 S street, in this city, and owned considerable
real estate.
South Washington Branch Office.
The Star has a branch office at Sullivan's
New Pharmacy, corner 7th and D streets
southwest, where advertisements are received
at regular rates and sent direct to
The Star office.
Discussion of Use of Liquor.
"He's a fine workman when he's sober;
but he will get drunk." Such was the substance
of the testimony given in the Police
Court today by Mrs. Helen Daley. The
statements applied to her husband, James
Daley, charged with being an habitual
"Don't you feel ashamett that you have
made your wife tell these things about you
In open court?" Judge Kimball remarked
to the defendant.
"Yes, sir," Daley replied.
"What will you do about It?" the Jud*e
"I will take the pledge to stop drinking
forever," Daley said.
"I will have to lock you up for a few
days, to get the whisky out of you," his ,
honor remarked.
"I didn't drink anything for four whole
days until yesterday, and It didn't hurt
me," Daley pleaded. Judge Kimball arose
from his chair and walked toward the defendant.
"Didn't hurt you!" he exclaimed. "Didn't
It hurt your wife there? Didn't It hurt
your friends?"
"Yes, sir."
"Thirty days, ^vith hospital treatment,"
the judge ordered.
If Home Baking Paid
?so many housewives wouldn't use Jno. G.
Melnberg's Bread the year around. Why
do you endure the discomforts of "baking
day"? All grocers. Bakery, 716 11th s.e. It
IT?ii V? '0 Haavo A rA *D ronrnrl "D 1 frVl f
?aged right and bottled under the most perfect
conditions that can be devised. Order
them at bars and for the folks at home. 2
doz. Maerzen and Senate, $1.75. 2 doz. Luger,
(1.50; bottle rebate, 50c. 'Phone W. 37.
Old Carpets Woven Into Beversible
Rugs. Drop postal. Home Co., 123 6th s.e.
The altar boys of the ChuVch of the Immaculate
Conception, corner of 8th and N
ortrc^ta nnrthauat will arn nn tliplr Annual
outing to Chesapeake Beach tomorrow and
will lay aside their cassocks and surplices
for bathing suits. They have chartered a
special car, in which they will leave Chesapeake
Junction at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Keep Cool, Drink "Tip Top" Iced Tea.
A Perfectly Delicious Drink.
The Honduras Coffee House, Sole Agents,
1431 Penna. Ave. LeRoy Breitbarth, Mgr.
Choice Potatoes, 17c Pk., 65c Bu.
(for eating or planting); Pound Cake, 12c;
3 lbs. Ginger Snaps, 10c; Gran. Sugar, 6c;
Hires' Root Beer, 8c; Extract, 15c; Quaker
Matches, 10c doz. J. T. D. Pyles, 412 4th
s.e.; ?14 11th. ae.; 6 Harrison, Ana., 11 7th
n.e.; 3d ana Ala. ave. n.e.; 4tn ana xi n.e.;
15th and O n.e.; 214 H n.w.; N. J. ave. and
R n.w.; 1438 P n.w.; 1714 14th n.w. jy0-2t
Hotel Johnson Cafes.
Club breakfast, noon lunch, table d'hote
dinner. Seafood, New York meats, choice
fruits and vegetables.
Samuel Brown, thirty-three years of age,
whose home Is at 31 Pierce street northwest,
was treated at Sibley Hospital yesterday
afternoon for a painful injury to his head.
Tha injury, the police report, was inflicted
with a hammer that was thrown oy a colored
boy named William Hill. Brown was
able to go home after he had received treatment.
Get Our Prices on Millwork
and Lumber. They're lowest. All orders
promptly filled. Kisinger Bros., 2100 7th.
Tents for Sale and Hire.
Awnings! Burton's, 911 E St. n.w.
Elk Club Straight Bye,
00c per bottle.
Fi Dnn/lu 1.1A4 "NT Pan 'Phnne Vnrth
jy3-tf ' '
All Amateur Pictures Printed, 3c Up.
In real Velox. WHITSON'S. 712 9th st. n.w.
! Your plans for the summer
should include the
installation of
Telephone Service.
Its practical value and
j pleasing convenience
make it essential to your
Country Home.
The C. <& P. T'eflepihrone Co.
722 12th"Street N.W.
1407 R Street N.W.
5) Christian Xander's jj
" ^ A] Special Family Bourbon. B
y The high alcoholic strength S
c: of these 6-year-old Whiskies K
O hns been lowered to com- "
u mercial degree by distilled w
$3 gallon. 75c full quart.
BI1 n...u?n Oil n r> i im ?> n? , *u
S K Sl.NoTSnchho^egg
5 Jy0-20d
r-* N ?are best, as well as cheapest. We're J
headquarters for ANTI-TKl'ST PHOTO
(SOODS. French Luuiiere Anti-trust Dry
Plates aud Films are excellent.
MA II ppca A nti trust Photo Dealer,
014 utii st. is.w.
. 3y9 Hd f
COLUMBIA &a??ba ?.
Charlotte Walker
A CVMMMljr l?>r * W I'liirfft
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|| fl I If Imur m I ton I N Ml
?-S in* |?.i.I Mill ? imIih l*> t
!?.?< Hg ?h| la# fifing *tii??iM4' it li??
-? ? . jj
[>1 j fcf.fTiTn EATRE AND '
I.AST Wrriz
Mi.r.n ur I KJM
!,V?,n,UV,u "Capt. Swift."
E\e.. 25c to 75c. Mat*., Wed an?l Sat .
ClharioiiLe Walker
In Ilwrn'a "A DOLL S HOVSE."
25c | frS TONKIHT. 8:15. H MAT.
s ? P E R Ik!
" \ i w MATINEES All<lUN
THEATER. *t 2 15. CO In
"Time Bohemian Girl"
Next Week ?Scats now?"The Beggar Studeut.*?
]y9 tf. 12
V B J 1 t^H *W iV
Last Week of Ucachey'8 l>ftuoiib native
No more trlna will ! ? mudu tn ! <* . ? ? ?
incibft lUghti can be witnessed from the i>nrk
only. The ship ami Its accessories ? t.? seta
free of charge.
Hear the Celebrated
PATRICK C<?N\VAY, Conductor.
Cars from Post Office corner every few tnlnutifl.
Great FaHHsof the Potomac
Washington's N la fart. Grand Whirlpool.
Graude.it Natural Scener/. Three Great Wstflt
Falls and Towering Cliffs.
On New Pavilion.
fire, 25 emus round trip. Tralm l*a?e 3C.th ?nj
U its. e> erjr tow oiiuutrs. N?w doul.lf truck conplPt?d.
and Virginia Railway Co., commencing July
12, will rake tire trip# weekly between Washington
and Baltimore. The p*a*eng< r accommodations
art nnsurpanned by any on the Chesapeake
bay tributaries. Tfcey are electrically
lighted and the cuisine Is perfect. This Is the
most delightful trip out of Washington or Baltimore,
giving the paaeengers the benefit of the
salt air on the Cheaapeakt bay and Potomao
river. Leave Washington every Sun-lay, Tueaday.
Wednesday, Thursday tod Saturday at 4
p.m. Leave Baltimore every Monday. Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday aud Saturday at B p.m. Time
of trip about 36 hours.
Fare, (2.50. Stateroom!, $1 50. Meals, 78o
Staterooms and further Information, apply to
Telephone, Main 74H. 7th st. Wharf.
T. Ml'RDOOIl, Gen. ratis. Agt., Baltimore, U1
Grand Annual
u oiuiiriniamni^iniiL
See the beat bonem<*D In Maryland and Virginia
tilt for the honor of crowning the Queen of lx>v*
I and Beauty and her attending maids
8 P.M.
Take steamer St. Johns at 10 a m 2:Jn and 6:18
p.m. Returning, leave River View at 12:13, 0, 8
and 10:30 p.m.
Stop* made at Alexandria on all trip*.
Str. Charles Macalester
Sundays, 11 A.M., 2130 & 6.30 P.M.
Appointments first-class. All amusements.
Scbroeder's Band.
Fare (round trip) 25 cents
Daily?10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (Sundays excepted).
Fare (round trip excursion tickets) &?> cents
Admission to grounds and mansion 26 cents
Steamer St. John*. Three Round Trips Daily.
Week (lays, 10 a.m., 2:15 and 0:45 p.in. Sundays,
21 a.m.. 2:30 and G:30 p.m.
Last trip Sunday*. 40-mile run on the river,
stopping at River View going and returning.
Fare (round trip). Adults, 25; Children. 15c.
River View lias not been sold, but
will be open for business season
;qo8. Charter books open Jan. I.
Mammoth Boardwalk.
T7-.4 \~a r>: ?
J?A It llUCU X 1CI.
All Kinds of Amusements.
Haley's Band?Dancing.
Round [Saturdays, 25c.
Trip [Other Days, 50c.
See train ichedule Id railroad column.
i JJ4-IX,*V ?
Fare, round trip. Saturday afternoon. (1.00.
Other days, "Sc. All ticket* iruod until Sefiteml^r
15. and on all bteamert of the line. Jy3 tf,20
Jamestown Exposition.
Day & N ight Service
to Old Point Comfort
landing at Exposition Grounds.
Steamers OaJIly, 8 a.m. and
6:30 p.m., including Sundays.
ttJTGtnoral Ticket Otflce, ColoruJo
14tb uu'l O n.w. Wburf, foot 7ib at. t.w.
Ferry Service to Alexandrite
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For Ml Vernon, Alcx.ii ria a i
Arlington, YV.(?hiiigton, Ale xundria
Ht Mt. Vernon Ky. Sta.,uth X I'a. a v.
tmaim* rot* >ir vkmmiim with UAtti. t*
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urns* I nn ii i OM'hiv aM> iMi.iMiifoa
IDA II. V i w * I in . mimIM ... io <*
\N;i?li, Arlington, P4IU ( !iui<li Ky.
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