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Toilets 25e Sanitol Powder, Paste or IjiQuid ?*?????????**???????? l4e 25c Lambert's Listerine.......15c Mennen's Talcum .Powder. bo rated and violet 1#e 13c 4711 White Rose Glycerine ^ o a p ... .??.?.. ? a...... ??-?.???lie 50c Dr. Charles' Klesh Food...35* 25c Cutlcura Soap 10c Cosmos Butterrpilk Soap.4^i? loc Physicians and Surgeons", _ Soap ?????????*?????????????? ^ rXMWv *5 Shirts Men's Madras and Percale Shirts, white and colored. Val lies are 50c and 75c. Sale piice ..................... Boys' Madras and Percale Shirts that" always ? sell at 5(1c. Now in the sale Rt ?#?.???????????????????? Men's Percale and Madras Shirts; ?white and colored: plain and pleat ed: stiff bosoms and neg lijres: some mussed;_sell ins at 75c. II and 11.50 The Great Semi-Annual Clean Sweep Sale Is I ? ! <? ? % ?? ?!? V % Y v t Y :< Clearance m Women's Wear Is ensation of the TWO HUNDRED OF THE SEASON'S MOST STYLISH SUITS, FINELY tailored and most desirable in every way; in navy, black, green, brown: latest semi-titte?l coals; full-pleated skirts; with these suits are all worth $*J5. Clean Sweep price LOT OF ETON SUITS'IX THE SPRING WEIGHTS ? 2 gi^-v bla'-k. "J navy. 3 light oolo-s?handsomely trimmed and splen- Sfc H > ^fll) didly tailored; these suits sold at ?44.98, Clean Sweep price ABOUT TWO HUNDRED SUITS IN MANY ATTRACT I? E styles and effects; rich novelty cloths, pleated skirts. stylish semi-fitted coats; not one of these suits is worth under $20. All in tlio i. lo^n Swcsp si. FOR THE CLEAN SWEEP SALE YOU CAN TAKE your choice from all the suits in the store, including the vers* a ^/"h AO finest: none reserved; rich broadcloth and finest fabrics; worth tyQ S3; $14.98 $10.00 .5, i up to $70. Sale price for any one.... WOMEN'S WALKING SKIRTS. IN BLUE, BROWN AND blaok panama: they are in all lengths; neatly and well tailored with folds at bottom. Clean Sweep price CHOICE OF n?> FINE SAMPLE SKIRTS. IN THE 8EA son's most desirable styles and fabrics; sold up to $10; for the Clean Sweep, a great bargain at ? CHOICE OF 75 FINEST DRESS SKIRTS. IN VOILES. ?? y Panamas and novelty fabrics; sold at $15 regularly; for the Clean ? P p ci t. ? ? . ? ???????????????? FIVE BEAUTIFUL TAFFETA SILK COSTUME8 golden brown. .1 black: -made with rich lace gulmpe sleeves: very stylish; were $30. Clean Sweep price IX)T OF 3 TAFFETA SILK JUMPER SUITS. WITH FULL- a^ pleated skirts; these handsome suits sold at #10.98. Clean Sweep price " ONE HANDSOME LEATHER BROWN CHIFFON V EL vct costunje; butterfly coat: exquisitely shaped skirt; was ported to sell for $H>0; to close %... ONE E0RU NET PRINCESS DRES8 AND ONE F18HEYE o am and $1.98 ..$3.98 $35.00 $44.50 ONE ECIRU NET PRINCESS DRESS AN1J O.NJS f lHHtfiYE ?^ A ?A Net Prlncesp Dress in w hite; dainty evening gowns; have been S.4L . ^>8 B coll ino* a * tiA Qa )a nrir>A $19.98 $19.98 $25.00 selling at MO. Sale price TWO BLACK BROADCLOTH EVENING WRAPS. WITH wide sleeves': elaborately braided; very stylish; regular price, i. lean ^weep price EXTREMELY STYLISH EVENING WRAPS, IN GARNET, brown, aprfcot and white: one of each color; were $40; to be closed out In ilie sale at.....?????????????????????.???.???? ONE rflCH AND HANDSOME LACE EVENING WRAP, lined with'fine white satin; trimmed with chiffon; the value is positively $100. Sale price LOT? OF WOMEN'S AND MISSES' GRAY CLOTH TOURIST iflO Coats, with velvet collar; well tailored; none sold under $10. Clean Sweep pricp WOMEN'S FINK BLACK BROADCLOTH COATS. FULL lined with satin: full length: trimmed with velvet and braid; ere $22. oO. Sa le price ?.????.???????....????????,??????????????????? y WOMEN'S FINELY TAILORED BLACK CLOTH COAT8, jg? j. Hned with fur: fur collar: the value is $25: to be closed out In ^ ]| 4l. VQ $10.00 in the sale at JfcLACK TAFFETA SILK UNDERSKIRTS - WARRANTED e<$al to any $7.08 skirt: soft, serviceable silk: three styles of flounces; all lengths: not over two to a buyer $2.98 Crowding the Big Store! Fine Silks Sacrificed. No Mail, C. ?. D., oir 'Phone Orders Cam Be Filled ? on Any of the Following Sales. ?9e AND 75c SILKS. COMPRISING JUMNCTT COLORED SILK CHIFFON. 31 Inch PJain Color Silk Pongees, 27-inch Plain Color All-silk Japs. l?-inch All-silk Colored and Black Messallne. 10-inch Taffetas, All-silk Dotted Fou- ^)/f> lards, Checked and Striped Taffeta Silks; full pieces, half pieces and dress lengths. Worth 60c and 75c YARD-WIDE COLORED TAFFETA SILKS. 27-INCII TWO-TONE ALL ailk Taffetas. 23-Inch "All-silk Polka Dot Foulards. 10-inch All-silk Plain Color Taffetas, 10-Inch All-silk Colored Messalines. 10-inch All-silk Plaids. 10-lnch Checked and Striped Silks. 10-inch All-silk Guaranteed Black Taffeta, 19-inch All-silk Colored Louisines. Worth up to $1 36-INCH BLACK AND NAVY SILK PONGEES. 30-INCH BLACK ALL silk Japs. 36-inch All-silk Green Taffetas. *20-tncli All-silk Blaek Peau de Sole, 21-inch Light Blue All-silk Brocade. 21-inch Light Blue Peau de Soie. 10-inch Plain Color Taffetas and Louisines. 19-lnch Fancy and Check Taffetas, 10-inch Plaid Jacquard Taffetas. Worth $1 and $1.25 30-INCH GUARANTEED BLACK TAFFETA SILK; BEST CHIF ion finish. Sells at $1 30-INCH GUARANTEED BLACK TAFFETA SILK; THAT oELLS universally at $1.40 yard 59c 69c 89c Women's White Shirt Waist .Suits. For the Clcan-swccp Sale we have decided to make a special offering of a stock purchase of about 300 Women's Fine White India Linon Shirt Waist Suits at about half what we paid. This gigantic concession in price does not indicate that these suits are not most desirable in every way, both in material and making. The sole reason for the stupendous reduction is that .we prefer to close them out now. on the occasion of the big sale, rather than carry them over until warm weather. It will be an excellent opportunity to buy the summer suit at a price that would not be possible later on. These suits arc of the world-renowned "Mar quise" make, than.which there is none better, and, although actually worth from $5 to $7.50. they are to go at $11.98 Domestics?Four Leaders. 25 dozen Bed Sheets, size 54x90; made of extra good cot ton ; 3-inch hem; have never sold under 49c; not g over 2 to a buyer at vOnSXC Unbleached S h e e t i n g. 40 inches wide, heavy quality; the price.everywhere is I2^c yard. For the Clean Sweep reduced to A Clean Sweep clearance of our Outing Flannels that sell regularly at 10c; many neat and attractive patterns^ and colors. All going at ^ JC All the Flannelettes that have been selling at 15c and 19c yard, neat and pretty Per sian effects, to be <3 closed out at.....t Domestics; Linens. BLEACHED DOUBLE BED SHEETS; .*? inch hem; size, 72x00; extra quality muslin; sold at o0c aaj s BLEACHED PILLOW CASES; SIZE 42x36: extra quality; have never sold under 15c...1 YARD - WIDE BLEACHED MUSLIN ; soft, smooth finish: the usual 10c qualitj*. Sale RED TABLE DAMASK, 58 INCHES WIDE; sold usually at 20c; not a large lot WELL-KNOWN CRESCENT DRESS Ginghams: plain, striped and checked: not a large lot; 12'^c value MADRAS IN MEDIUM AND LIGHT EF fects: all new spring styles: worth 15c SHIRTING MADRAS ; FULL TARD wide, checks, stripes, figures; sold at 10c usually ... BLEACHED TWILLED TEA TOWEL ing, with red border; selling at ?c yard 8%C ,E5c 7%c ...10c 3%c Kimonos, We've purchased the entire surplus produc tion of the well-known Lion Brand Dressing Sacqtics and Kimonos?and at our. price, too. They arc in the Clean-sweep Sale in this way? 29c 1.000 KIMONOS AND DRESSING SACQUES that sell regularl y at 75c to 98c. For FLANNELETTE DRESSING SACQUES AND Kimonos; heavy, fast color cloth; beautifully made; made to sell up to $1.50 LONG KIMO NOS OF FINEST SOFT AND flcecy flannelettes, with satin borders; all sizes; none made to sell under $2 69c 98c LONG piLK JAPANESE KIMONOS; beautiful floral designs; all colors; made""to sell up to |7.08 $3.98 V V ? V i ?> :? ?> ?> Women's Waists and Underwear. 50 dozen White Waists of fine checked nain- ? sook; Trimmed India Linon and V V ? Madras Waists; all sizes. Xot one worth under $i. Sale price. WAISTS OF FINEST LAWNS. CHECKED sooks, etc.; open front and back: l?>ns and short sleeves; lac? and embroidery trimmed: sizes ;,4 to 44. Worth $1.50 WOMEN'S DRAWERS' OF EXTRA QUA la ity muslin: neatly made; also Short Skirts and Corset Covers. Worth 20c to ;u?c GOWNS, CORSET COVERS. LONG AND Short Skirts, Chemises, etc. All 50c value ALL $1 UNDERWEAR: SOFT AND FINE nainsooks and cambrics: gowns, drawers, cor set covers, skirts. Choice SMALL LOT OF GIRDLES AND COR sets that always sell at 50c ABOUT ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY PAIRS OF High-grade Corsets ? Kabo, American Ixidy, Thomson's Glove-fitting. W. B.. aiul other makes: desirable styles: some of each size. Sell high as $2 NAIN 89c 19c 39c 79c 39c 59c ?> ?> ?> :c V ?> at sweep Prices WOMEN'S 10 - BUTTON - LENGTH White Glace Kid Gloves that sell in every store at *4. Sale price WOMEN'S 12 and 1? BUTTON.- a., a^ ~ length Black and White Suede Gloves in >51 4)0 the smaller sizes nnlv S.1 lisuallv " * .. 98c ... 9^4c | 59c t 79c 15c the smaller sizes only. $.1 usually. WOMEN'S 8 - BUTTON - I,EN G T II Gloves in green and blue; the value is Sale price * 5: WOMEN'S AND Gloves in black only MISSES' CASHMERE ; sold always at 25c.... WOMEN'S 8- BUTTON - LENGTH Gloves; small sizes only. $1.30 value.. K 1 D X MEiN'S $1.50 TAN KID GLOVES; THE most wanted shades. A big bargain at WOMEN'S BLACK that sell usually at IWc. CASHMERE Sale prke.... GLOVES ? f ?> =i Sale of Boys' Pants, x ?> ?> s As a great special for the clearance we put on sale over 2,000 pairs of Boys' Knee Pants, made of the short ends of finest trouserings; they are in all sizes and are perfectly made; these Knee Pants are easily worth 59c to 75c. The 2,000 pairs on sale at *.^ ? Entire Stocks of Men's and Boys' Clothing at Half Price! Greatest Bargains Ever Known! ?? o i. Floor Covering* Exclusively, Giddings & StfiClC) 813 Penna. Avenue. ? | January Clearance Prices. I V ? ? ?> f f 1 J f I % This January Clearance Sale presents an unusual oppor tunity for you to purchase High-grade Floor Coverings con siderably under value. We're closing out all the broken lines, cut rolls and single patterns in Carpets, Rugs, etc., at a frac tion regular prices. The goods are all new?all desirable. 1 i Wilton Rugs. P.CJ. Price. 9 ft.xl2 ft $45.1*0 9 ft.xlS ft $42.30 9 ft.xl2 ft $40.00 30 in.xGG ill $8.50 Axminster Rugs. R?t JL Price. ^ 27 in.x32 in $2.30 y 36 in.x72 In $3.00 I 4>i ft.x6% ft $12.00 A 6 ft.xD ft $20.00 Y y ft.xI2 ft $27.30 X i> Smyrna Rugs. Y Keg. ? Price. Y 21 in.x42 in $1.23 X ISO in.xOO in *2.23 A 6 ft.x !t ft $17.30 3. 9 ft.x 12 ft $20.00 A 12 ft.xl5 ft $42.30 Sale Price. 833.00 $32.30 $31.50 $0.30 Sale Price. $1.93 *2.95 $H 50 $13.50 $19.73 Sale Price. $0.63 $1.50 SIO.OO *1 I.IK) $29 30 Brussels Rugs. 9 9 9 ft.xie ft.xl2 ft.xll ft. ft. ft. Reg. Price. .$32.50 .$29.00 .$15.00 Sale I'rice. ?2T.50 *20.00 $12.50 Sale Price. $15.50 *2.9$ *1.49 Sarak Wilton Rugs. Reg. Prle?\ 9 ftxi: Sale Price. 124.73 ft $40.00 Persian Wilton Rugs. Reg. Sale Price. Price. 9 ft.xl2 ft $40.00 ?24.75 Velvet Rugs. ? ? Reg. Price. 9 ft.xl2 ft $20.00 3 ft.x6 ft $4.00 27 In.x5< in $2.00 CARPETS. Brussels. 73c grade 47 *4c 85c grade ...59c Velvets. $1.10 grade SSe $1.35 grade CSc $1.50 g"ade...... $U2tt Axrninsters. $i .3** grade 'J $1.50 grade St. 12% $1.75 grade $1.2:. Odd lengths, from 1 to 10 yds., at 50c to $1.00 yd. Linoleums. 00c grade 45c 63c grade 50e 75c grade ?>c All goods reserved upon the pay ment of a deposit. | Giddings& Steele, Exclusively. | 813 Penna. Avenue. Leesburg .and Vicinity. ?l>c<'ial Correspeadence of The Star. I.EE8BURG. Va.. January 20. 1908. Mra. Mary Hoge Simpson, widow of llenson Simpson of North Fork. T.ou doun county, died suddenly of heart fail ure at the home of her daughter. Mm. Annas Furr of Herndon, last Friday. She was seventy-two years of age. Five daughters survive her. The remains were interred at North Fork yesterday after noon. Rev. Frank P. Berkley of l.tesburg conducting the service*. I.oudoun I>odge, No. 26. I. O. O. F., has elected t<he following officers for the en suing year: Noble grand. B. W. Frank lin: vice grand. T^eonard Vogt; secretary. A. F. Divine, and treasurer. C. W. Elgin The following were appointed: Chaplain. Wililam H. Thomas: warden, Charles M. Newton: conductor. Arthur T. Elgin; R. 8. N. G.. Charles T. Birkby; L. 8. N. O.. A. C. Myers; R. 8. N. G.. Frank Dailey; L 8. V. G.. L. W. Wortman; R. 8. 8., J. W. Perry; L. 8. 8.. I* G. Cavlneas; I. G., E. 8. Dailey: O. G.. John G. Franklin; P. G.. Frank Dailey. Finance committee. C. T. Birkby, E. 8. Dailey and B. W. Franklin. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Fleming of 1'pperville have Issued cards to the mar riage of their daughter Ida Bee to J. shir ley Kincs of Philoraont, this ounty. The wedding will take place at the B&pUSt Church In Uppervllle next Wednesday at noon. Mrs. Robert Emmet Funsten, jr., and eon of 8t. I.ouis, Mo., are visiting Mrs. Funsten's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Van Devanter of this town. Miss Mabel Wilmartb of Washington. D. C., was the week-end guest of fronds In Leesburg. Miss Ethel Katrenberger of Baltimore. Md., Is visiting her aunt, Mrs. G. E. Rin ker, .here. W. B. Harrison of Washington was the week-end guest of his sister, Mra. W. D. Ilempstone. Hugh Howard of Washington Is visit ing at Springwood. the home of Mr. and Mrs. 8. 8. Luts. near here. Capt. J. W. Foster of Schuyler, Va., Is visiting friends here. Rev. W. H. Burkhardt has returned from Philadelphia, where ha attended the meeting of the joint diocesan Sunday ?chool committee. The Loudoun Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy tendered the Confederate Veterr.r.s a banquet last Ssturday in commemoration of the birth day of Col. Robert E. Lae. Following bh* banquet, which was held at the town hall, speeches were made. Capt. William E. Garrett acted as toastmaster, and re sponses were by Dulaney Bruin. Mark Rodeffer. Thomas B. Lake, R. H. James M. Kilgour and Dr. Russell* DONATED TO CHARITY SUMS CONTRIBUTED TO THBEE ASSOCIATIONS. In the statement printed in The Sunday Star of the list of contributions to the Jofnt finance committee representing the Associated Charities, the Citizens' Re lief Association and the committee on prevention of consumption, a large num ber of subscribers who gave to one, two or three Individual charities were publish ed as having given to be divided among the three charities only the amount which they had really given to one of the as sociations. Thus, William J. Boardman, for example, contributed $250 in all. $100 for the Associated Charities, $100 for the Citizens' Relief Association and $50 for the committee- on prevention of con sumption. In the same way Mrs. Mar garet C. Buckingham gave $300. $100 to each of the three charities. The con tributions of Mrs. T. Morris Murray, wlio gave $230 to the Associated Charities and $20 to the tuberculosis committee; Henry Kirk Porter, who gave $75 to the Associated Charities. $75 to the Citizens' j Relief Association and $50 to the com- ' mittee on prevention of consumption, and q' Miss Bessie J. lvi'obey. Mr. and Mrs. "William Corcoran Eustis, Mrs. Serene Hale Davenport and others, who gave large amounts, are published in a way to indicate that the sum given to one of the three charities was all they gave to ,t>e divided among tho three. In order to make the situation dear the list of contributions is reproduced, each under the p-oper heading: Associated Charities. Pot- the Associated Charities the joint finance committee has transferred to John Joy Edson, treasurer, the following con tributions: Will'am J. Boardman, $100;'Henry Kirk Porter. $75: W. H. Rapley* $20; Mrs. Man* T. Leiter, $lt>0; Frederick V. Co ville, $5; 8. R. Buret), $5; Dr. Joseph A. Hill. $S: Mrs. Vernon Bailey. $5: Mrs. Serene Hale Davenport. $20; Fannje Fisher. $3; Mrs. Anna A. E. Koltz, $1; Wil liam F. Qulckaall. $5; Elisabeth Dyer. $5; John L. Ewell. $2.50; Dr. 8eneca B. Bain, $1; M. C. Bradford, $1; Miss Alice Ives Oilman. $15; Mr. Frank P. Weiler, $1; Joel Hlllman. $5; Weaver Brothers, $15; Mary I. and James B. Nourse, $3; S. M. j Woodward. $5; Thomas W. Smith. $10.78; ; J. F. Jameson. $3; M. V. Sheridan. $1: Mrs. C. H. Sprague, $P. Miss L. H. Kean, j . $10; B. R. Mason, $10; F. W. McRey nolds, $5: E. J. Dallas. $5: Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Spalding. $25; Dr. I. S. Stone. $10; Sidney A. Hilllard. $10; J. Sprigg Poole, v5: Mrs. Mabel C. Fishback, $5; Josephine (*. Keiton. $5: Catherine F. Gunnison. S3; Mr. Stilson Hutchirrs. $20; Welter O. Snelling. $2.50; Col. Hilary A. Herbert. $5; William II. Frey, $2; Miss Ellen I* Quarles. $2; Mrs. T* W. Lowndes. $25; Charles McGee, $3; Thomas B. Hutchinson. $23. Citizens' Belief Association. To Milton E. Ailes. treasurer of the Cit izens' Relief Association, the joint finance committee tas transferred the following amounts: Henry Kirk Porter, $75: William J. Boardman, $100: Oscar Straus, $25; Mm. L. W. Lowndes. $25: Mrs. Mar garet C. Buckinghem. $100; Chesa peake and Potomac Telephone Co.. $10; CharUs 8. Bradley. $5; Thomas Harrison. $3.(K); J. 3'. Gilbert, $5; Mrs. An K"? Scully. $10; Cora A. Lord, $3; Mrs. ward Cohen. $3; Jamas O. Holmes. $2; Mr. and Mrs. William Corooran Eustis. $28; Hydraulic Press Brick Co.. $5; J. Robert SomerviUe. $2; B. Rich's Sons. $5; M. I. Weiler, $5; Mr. George 8. Wilson. $3; Mr. Wallace W. Fowler. $5; Frederick V. Coville, $2; 8. R. Burch. S3: Mrs. Ver- | non Bailey, $.?; Mrs. Serene Hale Daven- ! port. $15; Fannie Fisher. $1. Prevention of Consumption. For. the committee on prevention of. consumption the committee transferred to I ? Gen. William H. Forwood. treasurer, the following gifts: William J. Board man. $50; Mrs. Margaret C. Buckingham. $100: Mr. and Mrs. William Corcoran Eustis. $25: C. C. Collson. $2-50: James A. Buchanan. $7: Dr. It;. M'. Gallaudet. $."?: W. F. Gibbons. 11: A. N. Skinner, $1: Mary B. Clark, $1: Lyster H. Dewey, $2: Gen. Charles W. Hobbs, $5: Prof. James ^Denison. 50 oents; Chesapeake and Po 1 tomac Telephone Company. $5: Mrs. T. Morris Murray. $20: J. J. Gilbert. $.%; Mrs. Angelus Scully. $10: Cora A. Ford. $2: Mrs. Edward Cohen, $5: James G. Holmes, $2: B. Rich's Sons, $2; George S. Wil son, $2. HYATTSVILLE AND VICINITY. Meeting of Vansville Farmers' Club. Medical Association Entertained. Special Correspondence of The Star. HYATTSVILLE. Md.. January 20, 1008. Mr. Louis P. Haslup entertained the members of the Vansville Farmers' Club of Prince George county at Vandal la. lo cated about two miles north of Annapolis Junction in Howard county. Saturday aft ernoon last. The members and guests ar rived on a noon train, and several hours were spent in an inspection of the host's farm. An inspection committee, composed of Capt. R. W. Silvester and Messrs. Samuel W. Beall and John Snowdeo. made a complimentary report upon the condition of the farm. President CharJes H. Stan ley of I^aurel called the meeting to order, and Dr. Joseph R. Owens, registrar of the Maryland Agricultural College, was sec retary. O'ther members present ^ere S. W." Beall, L. E. Burke. Percy Caasard, John Snowden. John'W. Williams and the host. The guests were President Ftlohard W. Silvester of the Maryland Agrfcultural College, James P. and Charles W. Haslup, Charles W. Haslup. jr.. Louis H. Haslup. jr,. W. A. Melville. Frank and W. C. Shipley, County Commissioner H. A. Pen ny, W. C. Phillips, Charles IPing. Morris Haslup. J. H. Shertze, Carney Nelson and Rev. W. P. Painter, rector of Queen Car oline parish. A bounteous repast was 1 served under tha management of Mrs. Ix>uis P. Haslup and her niece, Mrs. L. H. Haslup. jr. President Silvester talked to the club about the work of the Maryland Agri cultural College. The Prince Georgo County Medical As sociation was entertained by Dr. Charles A. Wells here last evening. A collation, under the direction of the host's wife and Mrs. Alfred Hyatt Wells, was served at the latter's residence. Those pressnt .were: Dr. John Cronmiller of Laure', president; Dr. H. B. McDonnell of College Park, sec retary. and Drs. Charles E. Postley, Har ry Nalley, Charles A. Fox, Jessa C. Cog gins, W. F. Taylor, Guy W. Latimer. H. T. Willis. A. O. Etknne and C. W. Bird sail. The guests were Drs. Walter A. and Alfred II. Wells and Mr. Robert W. We! Is. John J. Trunstall. declaring himself to be the president of the Globe Life Insur ance Company, was arrested here yester day by Deputy Sheriff Thomas H. Garri son on the charge of placing insurance in Prince George county without a license. The arrest was made on Information fur nished the deputy sheriff by John Chap man of Bladensburg. Trunstall pleaded guilty to the charge, and furnished bond In the sum of $500 for a further hearing Tuesday. January. 2?. Justice of the Peace Arthur Carr was the trial magis trate. R. H. Vincent of Hyattsvilla is Trunstal'.'s surety. The bedroom electric aJarm apparatus recently installed by Mr. Alonzo M. Law son of near Landaver. Prince Gearee county, for the purpose of detecting chick en" thieves, worked like a charm about J1 o'clock yesterday morning, and as a re sult some colored gentleman Is now car rying a goodly number of No. 6 shot somewhere about his anatomy. Mr. Law son is the Inspector of elevators in the District of Columbia. I'pon several occa sions his ifennery has been raided and practica'ly depleted. Mr. Lawson in* stalled an electric alarm which communi cated the presence of thieves in his chicken house to his bedroom. About 8 o'clock yesterday morning the buzzer lo miiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim 631 to 639 Massachusetts Avenue. iPECIAL VALUE WoFth Investigatin You will find many reduccd priccs here now on odd pat terns or pieces in which we arc overstocked: Leather Couch reduced from ; $50.00 to $45.00 Leather Couch reduced from $48.00 to $40.00 Leather Couch reduced from $38.00 to $33.00 Leather Couch reduced from S26.00 to $20.00 Leather Couch reduced from $25.00 to $20.00 Ratchet-end Couch reduced from $36.00 to $22.00 Ratchet-end Couch reduced from $32.00 to $15.00 Ratchet-end Couch reduced from $24.00 to $12.00 Ratchet-end Couch reduced from. ...$18.50 to $10.00 Oak-frame Cheval Mirror reduced from $31.00 to $22.00 White Enamel Chiffonier reduced from $25.00 to $18.00 Bird's-eye Maple Cfiiffonier reduccd from... .$27.00 to $19.00 Oak Toilet Table reduccd from $30 50 to $23.00 Oak Toilet Table reduced from < $26.00 to $17.00 Golden Oak Buffet reduced from . .$31.00 to $25.00 Golden Oak Buffet reduced from. $58.00 to $48.00 G9lden Oak Buffet reduced from.....' $63.00 to $55.00 Golden Oak China Closet reduced from $41.50 to $28.00 Golden Oak Extension Table reduccd from.. .$19.50 to $15.50 Golden Oak Extension Table reduced from.. .$27.00 to $20.00 Fumed Oak Buffet reduced from $47.00 to $39.00 Fumed Oak Buffet reduced from $45 00 to $37.00 Fumed Oak China Closet reduced from $26.00 to $20.00 Weathered Oak Buffet reduced from $31.00 to $26.00 Weathered Oak Buffet reduced from $48.00 to $36.00 Weathered Oak Buffet reduced from $35.00 to $30.00 Weathered Oak Buffet reduced from ...$25.00 to $20.00 Weathered Oak Buffet reduced from $26.00 to $16.00 | cated under Mr. I.?wson's pillow became active, and In a few momer.ts Mr. Law son was fully dressed and armed. Quietly approaching the chicken house, he listened for a sound within, but for a faw mo ments everything was ae still as death. He was beginning to fenr that his buzzer had played him false, when the fluttering of chicken wings relieved his mind. Call* lng for the Intruder to come out and sur render. the rear door of the hennery was suddenly opened and out darted his vic tim. The latter jumped four feet over a fence into the "scratch yard." The moon was shining brightly and Mr. Lawson lev eled his gun squarely at the figure and pullsd the trigger. The man fell head long to the ground, but was up in a sec ond and literally plungod through the wire surrounding the chicken yard. An other barrel was discharged, but a miss was recorded. Search discovered b ood stains pa the leaves in the adjfccsnt wools, and It was conceded that Mr. Lawson's aim had been fairly good. The police in Washington were notified of the affair. Rev. Henry Thomas, lately rector of St. Michael and All Angels' Church. Wash ington, assumed charge of St. Matthew's parish. including Plnkno;* Memorial Church here ar.d St. Luke's Church, Bla densburjr. yeslorday, and preached to large congregations both at the morning and evening services, making a decidedly favorable impression. He will move to Hyattsville about February 1 and take up his residence at the rectQry on Spen cer street. Change Line of Survey. Special Correspondence of The Star. BOYD8, Md., January 20. 1908. The survey for the Washington. Fred erick and GJttysburg railroad was halted last week. Residents of Seneca, noting that the survey ?yas being made north of them a distance of four and a half miles, objected to It as not being a part, of the program. The result Is the surveying corps has taken up the work to embrace 8eneca. Laurel and Vicinity. Special Correspondence of The Star. LAUREL, Md.. January 20, 1908. The Laurel Improvement Association lias recommended that the legislature be asked to authorize bonds for a sewerage system and for the purpose of having a bstter electric light system. Edward Phelps, who served seven terms as mayor of Laurel, is an applicant for appointment as state fire marshal. E. L. Petltt and family have gone to Florida. Rev. James McLaren of Baltimore, a former pastor of the Centenary Methodist Church, .preached here yesterday morn ing and evening. Rev. Oeorge W. Alexander, formerly pastor of the First Baptist Church of ?lK-a.w.f.tf Wanted ^thatmL^' You Manhattan Lunch?Day and Night. 409 10th ?t., Next Gas Office. F. Harold Belamd, Mgr. ?p31-30t.6 yVettmHi" hnsesi an i most worthy i-t?wk <?( Itun iixmtii t? Ii ?? w i! in \Vncslihi?t<>n. Prices Imv, rnrrlarr 4<>4-4??<ii'a nv.li.w. Kei?ositor.r, 'Phone U. -T. Runabouts, $80 T.E.Youeg Ja20-tid Burchell's " Coffee .25c It Our customers tell us that we do not half describe its excellence in our adver tisements. N. W. BURCHELL, 13-25 lr Gienside, Pa., has accepted tlie pastorat ? of the T^aurel Baptist Church, and preached his first sermon in that capac ity yesterday. Mrs. W. Marion Baldwin <ias returned ?rom a visit to Iter sister, Mrs. Cura House of Washington. Mrs. T. S. Dunnaway of Virginia is the guest of her sistt-r. Mrs. William K. Gil bert. ? Miss Mattel Drummond is visiting rela tives at Salisbury. Md. CHICAGO. January 20.?Grip established a new mortality record last week, wit 1 fifty-six deaths reported. The disease is more prevalent in Chicago now than at any other time In the city's history.