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-A. LISNER Is It Not Stramige? ?that when one wants something really good it's seldom to be found at a bargain price! The above was the remark of one of our late morning visitors who had been answering Sunday advertisements. Finally deciding upon one of our $25.00 Lingerie Dresses, reduced to $12.98, she :?aid: "I'll allow the Palais Royal to be an exception." ? the Sublime and the Ridiculous. Remember the expression of one morning visitor and note" that finally reduced prices are quoted for all Palais Royal Wash Dresses and Suits?and that not one is to be excepted, from the .plained to the most elaborate, from the least to the most expensive. $24.98 $18.98 $112.98 Were to $47.50. Wei^to^$^aoa Were^oj?2?X5o. $9.98 $6.98 $2.98 W ere to $20.00. Were to $15.00. Were to $8.oo. Now learn why visitors are enthusiastically buying our W aists and the Skirts to wear with them. It's not because prices are less than elsewhere?in many instances they are higher. It's because the styles are best, the materials best, the trimmings reliable, the fit perfect. It's primarily because of the distinction being recognized between the cheap waist that looks cheap and the aristocratic waist that could not look cheap even if given away. $4.98 to $11.98 for $7.00 to $18.00 Waists. $2.00 to $5.00 Waists. 86c. $1.69 and $2.66 Sq^o^S^j^foi^S^oo^^^.!;? Skirts. $1.00 to $3.00 Lingerie for 50c to $1.77. The fittest survive?always have and always will. Gar ments of coarse materials, galloping stitches and vulgar trim mings seem pitiful when compared with the really dainty. And when 50c to $1.77 is asked instead of $1.00 to $3.00 for the later, what chance have cheap and vulgar garments? 6qc to $2.29 for $1.00 to $6.50 Corsets. Cheap Corsets are so often linked with cheap service that it's positively dangerous to think of indulging in them. How different?when the Palais Royal experts link their services and advice! Like our milliners?they think less of money than the advancemen; of their art. If you pay us 69c to $2.29 in in place of $1.00 to $6.50 it's hardly heeded by our artists. You must be fitted so as to be a credit?that's their only thought. Just a Word. The sale of Enameled Ware and Fruit Preserving Needs, announced in Sun day's Star, has captured the stay-at-homes. Today's Rusine^s Promises to Overwhelm Us. Please grant us a little time?and do not expect the usual prompt delivery of these Housefurnishings. Our men will will ingly work extra time?but horses have to be indulged during the heated term. The prices creating this great invasion of our basement floor are: 5c to 47c for 10c to 79c Gray and Blue Enafneled Steel Utensils, as pictured above. The Palais Royal, A. LISXER, G and nth Streets. White Oak Coal Co. i t 208=209 Colorado Bldg. It's Certainly Y Great Coafi ? you get from us. So free ? from dirt, stones and slate, ji* So free burning, so quick to X get going. Order a ton or so X V just so you can say you get your coal here. Then people ?? ?J* will uav that nothing but the v y best is good enough for you jf ?even in coal. *:* | I i i Phone M. 4806=07? CAR KILLS WOMAN. Mrs. Greb Loses Life on. Interurban Line at Baltimore. BALTIMORE. July W-After she had spent the morr.ing at Earleigh Heights with friends. Mr?. Catherine Greb. sixtv flve years old. South Broadway, was killed about noon yesterday by being struck by a northbound car of the Mary land Eiec-tric Railways Company from Annapolis Mr. J. F. Heyward, the gen eral itiarager of the company, was on the car when the accident occurred. Before the car came into sight a.t the heights it rounded a bend, and at> Mrs Greb stood on the platform of the station talking to a friend she was unable to see it. She crossed the track, and though the motorman blew his whistle he is said to have been unable to attract the atten tion of Mrs. Greb. who stood In the middle of the track Frantically he threw on his brake, but his efforts to check the car were in vain. The fender struck her. throwing her about ten feet and break ing her skull. The car?was in charee of Motorman J. G. Colburn, who, accord ing to Mr. Heyward, is one of the most careful men on the line. W. B. Flynn was the conductor. L>catli was almost inotaniaueous. Strikers Do .Not Oppose Re turn of American Workmen. CAR PLANT IN OPERATION Pavicsics of Grievance Committee Approached by Company. BUTLER SITUATION IS SERIOUS Appearance of Constabulary Tester day Results in Rioting and One Fatal Injury. PITTSBTRG, July 19.?Without the slightest display of violence of any sort I on the part of the striking employes, ! the plant of the Pressed Steel Car Com pany partially resumed operations to day. Five hun<?r<>d men. landed at the com pany's wharf from the steamer isteel Queen, the car company's material boat, quietly entered the shops and took up their tools in various departments with out outward manifestation that a labor disturbance of any kind had interrupted shop operations for the week past. The men who were put to work are reported to be the American worklngmen of the car company who walked out with the foreign strikers, but refused to stay on strike, as they claimed the foreigners had little excuse for refusing to work. The company officials stated today that before the week ends they Lope to have their plant in full operation. Strikers Answer in Court. Attorney William M. McNair today filed before Judge Ford in the common pleas court the strikers' answer to the petition of the public defense association praying for an injunction to restrain both the company and the strikers from acts likely to excite violence. The strikers' answer admits practically every proposi tion advanced by the petitioner, save that it contends no injunction is necessary to restrain the worklngmen from tres passing upon or destroying the property of the company. The answer contends, however, that the worklngmen have the inalienable right to prevent by all peaceful means the em ployment of new men at the company's shops. The answer prays for an early adjudication of the matter, to the end that the men may return to work imme diately. Strikers Hold Meeting. Fully 4,000 strikers gathered on Indian Mound today at a mass meeting. The workingmen were addressed in English, German, Polish, Russian, Croatian and Lithuanian. ? Among those speaking to the men were J. W. Slayton, Allegheny county organ izer of the socialist party; Miss Rose Marltzer of New York and Anthony Pav icsics. president of the strikers' grievance committee. Pavicsics stated that he had been ap proached yesterday by three different men whom he believed to be envoys of the car company and who invited him to come to the office of the company, where a basis of settlement of tTTfe strike question could be arrived at. Pavicsics declined to do so. He expressed his willingness to call upon the company with the members or the grievance committee. Pavicsics stated the men carried credentials from the car company bearing the company's stamp. ATTEMPT TO START UP FAILS. Butler Plant Abandons Purpose. One Rioter Dying. BUTLER, Pa., July 19?With one fa tality likely to be recorded during the next twenty-four hours as the result of yesterday's rioting, and the plant of the Standard Steel Car Company abandoning its attempt to operate with less than 200 men, who had taken the assurance of the officials that they will be protected, the ?situation at Butler early today presented none too promising an aspect While quiet reigned when the whistles of the car plant blew at 7:H0 o'clock this morning, and a few alleged strike desert ers took up their old positions in the shops, the troopers of the constabulary felt unassured that the peaceful aspect of affairs presaged a quiet day. Americans Ready to Go Back. According to General Manager Altman of the Standard company, the American workmen now on strike only await fa vorable, auspicious and ample protection to return to work in full force. Mr. Alt man claims the threats of the foreigners on strike are all that hold back hundreds of the shop workmen from returning at once. Eighteen alleged strike leaders were ar rested today, making thirty-one rnen now in detention at the county jail here, all charged with rioting. One of the incar cerated men was found to be wounded and was removed to a hospital under po lice guard during the night. anerlff Caldwell has removed his depu ties from the car company's plant. The constabulary are today in full charge of the policing of the riot district. Later in the morning the officials of the car company discontinued the attempt to operate the plant. General Manager All man announced, when he turned off the workmen, that until he could secure suffi cient men he would not attempt to operate the car shops again, but would endeavor to open the wheel shops at noon, if enough workmen reported at that time to man the machines and blast furnaces. Signs Are Torn Down. While patrolling the roads leading to the car plant mounted troopers today found crude signs bearing the words, '^moky hand: strike on; keep out!" posted on tele graph poles and fences. The signs were torn down and idle men about the com pany settlement warned against a repeti tion of the offense. - A mass meeting is planned by the strikers late today for the purpose of finding a basis for arbitration, and in the event of this failing, of prose cuting the strike. A conference between District Attorney Troutman, Sheriff Caldwell, Attorney W. D. Brandon, acting for the Standard Steel Car Company, and Levi M. Wise, attorney for the striking men. was held today in an effort to arrive at the legality of the arrests of alleged strike leaders. Attorney Wise declared the men had been jailed without commitments, and contended their release should follow at ence. Mr. Troutman stated that his of fice was at that time preparing informa tions against the men upon information received from oar company officials. Bloody Clash Yesterday. Taking the striking employes of the Standard Steel Car Company completely by surprise, a detachment of state con stabulary arrived here from Punxsutaw ney late yesterday afternoon to guard the company's property at Lyndora. The strikers, angered by the appear ance ot' the troops, gathered around tho plant yard. In a clash with the mounted troopers one striker was probably fatally shot, two members of the crowd were wounded, and over ten injured. Fifteen alleged strike leaders were ar rested by the troopers. ONE MAN BACK AT WORK. Tin-Plate Plant Resumes Operations With Scant Success. TOUN'GSTOWX, Ohio. July 19.-But one local workman, a roller, returned to work today at the time announced by the American Sheet and Tin Plate Company for starting its Struthers sheet plant on the "open shop" plan. The mill has been closed down two years and has always been a union plant. | Cots and provisions have been purchased I and lumber was taken into the plant this morning to build a commissary for the non-union men who are expected at any time. The town is closely picketed by the strikers'. None of the mills resumed to day. The Youngstown Sheet and Tube company will make no attempt to operate its sheet plan for several weeks. Additional policemen have been hired to patrol the works. Saturday night the men officially declared a 6trlke. HOMELESS AND SURPLUS GATS WHAT TO DO WITH THEM A PERPLEXING PROBLEM. Discussion Over Felines in House Today Marked by Humor on Part of Members. "What shall be done with the homeless and surplus cats of the District of Co lumbia?" That was the proposition which for a time today agitated the minds of the legislators of the House of Repre sentatives during the consideration of the urgent deficiency appropriation bill. There are many thousands of them, and the proposition was to pay the poundmas ter to gather them into his fold. The conclusion was reached that noth ing could be done just now, so the falines will be permitted to roam at will and continue their midnight concerts undis turbed. The subject was brought up by Mr. ifimith, Michigan, who sent to the desk and had read a letter from the Public Educational Association, making an earn est plea for an appropriation to enable the poundmaster U> do his duty. Believing in the Justice of the request, Mr. Mann of Illinois declared there ought to be an appropriation to take care of the surplus cats in the House office building. "It is the same way in the Treasury and other buildings," he remarked. "What kind of cats?" some one in quired. "Tomcats," responded a chorus of voices, which elicited shouts of laughter. "It's a slander on the building." com mented Mr. Burleson of Texas, sotto voce, and another roar went up. With this re mark the discussion was ended. END OF MAONESS INCIDENT. Husband and Wife Now Located in Their New Home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Magncss are now living quietly and comfortably in their new home, 1617 Riggs place northwest, which Mrs. iMagness, who was Miss Ada Gorman, has been fitting up for some time prior to her husband's arrival from Portsmouth. They were "not at home" to visitors today, and would not consent to be interviewed as to their future plans. This morning they took an automobile trip into the country. After his release from the prison ship at the Portsmouth navy yard last Satur day afternoon Magness came direct to Washington to join his wife. He served eight months of his sentence of one year, inflicted by a court-martial for desertion from the navy. The report that Magness would not be received at the Gorman home, at 1028 Vermont avenue, has been emphatically denied at the house. A son-in-law of Mrs. A. P. Gorman said that Mr. Magness would be received at any time Just as any other member of the family. He lias not yet been to the house. It is further stated that Mr. and Mrs. Magness will leave Washington for a short vacation and that upon their return Mr. Magness will engage in business here. CALLS IT CONFISCATION. Charles jiarly Denounces Denial of Permit to Operate Oarage. Charles Early today applied to the Dis trict Supreme Court for a mandamus to compel Morris Hacker, inspector of build ings, to issue to him a permit to operate as a pjfhJic. garage the building which he has erected In the alley in the rear of 18th and V streets northwest. He de clares that the refusal of the inspector to issue the desired permit is unreason able and arbitrary and operates practical ly as a confiscation of his property, which he claims cannot be put to other use. Mr. Early tells the court that the garage was bulft under a permit issued by Inspect tor Ashford December 17, 1H0?, and was operated as a private garage un til April 22, 1909. when he entered into an agreement with the International Au tomobile League of America to use the building as the "official garage tor ex clusive use of the league membership. June o last he sajs he was notified that he was maintaining a public garage and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He declares that it is impossible to get the consent of the necessary number of property owners in the square required for a permit for a public garage. Attorneys C. Albert White and James B. Flynn represent the petitioner. TO BE GUESTS OF HAWAII. ? _____ Party of Senators and Representa tives to Sail August 24. A party of twenty-five senators and members of the House of Representatives is preparing to.visit Hawaii. The visit will be made In response to an invitation extended by the last session of the Ha waiian legislature, and the party will sail from San Francisco on the steamer Si beria, August 24 next. Eighteen days will be spent In Hawaii, during which time the four largest Islands of the Hawaiian group will be visited. It Is now expected that the party will include the following: Senator W. B. Heyburn and wife. Senator Jonathan Bourne, George E. chairman of the committee on naval affairs, and the fol lowing members of that committee: Rep resentatives J. Van Vechten Olcott, A. L?. Bates, W. A. Thomas, A- F. Dawson, William R. Ellis. L. D. Padgett. A. W. Gregg and J. T. Watkins; also James A. Tawney, chairman of the committee on appropriations: Richard Bartholdt, chair man of the committee on public build ings; Charles W. Scott, chairman of the committee on agriculture; W. A. Reeder, chairman of the committee on Irrigation: J. M. Miller, chairman of the committee on claims: William B. Greene, chairman of the committee on merchant marine; Representatives James T. Loyd and Wil liam C. Houston of the committee on territories, James Mcl.achlen, H. Olln Young and Benjamin G. Humphreys of the committee on rivers and harbors. W. A. Calderhead and Nicholas Longworth of the ways and means committee, W. A. Rodenberg of the committee on public buildings and A. J. Barohfield of the com mittee on manufactures. Probably about fifteen of the members will be accompanied by their wives. Crap Players Go to the Workhouse. Pistol shots, muffled profanity, as de scribed by the complaining witnesses, a.id three -sets of "bones" were features of an exciting "crap" game yesterday afttr noon In Lockwood's alley, which was raided by policemen of the sixth precinct. Four of the crappists, Charles Delany, Eugene Chase, Edward Smallwood and Harry Hudson, all colored, were convict ed In the Police Court this morning of the offense and sent to the workhouse for ninety days In default of S2JV fines. The game. It was stated, was a regular Sunday affair, and efforts have been mad-; from time to time to break It up with out success, until a raiding paity of offi cers slipped up unawares on the shooters shortly after the midday hour. More Floral Parade Entries. Additional entries were received today for the automobile f.oral parade to be held September 30 under the auspices of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, among them the car of Manager Deeble of the Old Dominion Eversreen Com pany. It is the purpose of the committe? at its meeting next Thursday to consider the advisability of extending formal invi tations to automobile uwrnrs in other cities. OLD WASHINGTON Rural Conditions Until 1850 in Old Swampoodle. SPRING TAVERN SPORTS Dog and Chicken Fights on Ancient Turnpike. ST. ALOYSITTS CHTJUCH ERECTED Saved From Hospital Uses During Civil War?Few Structures in Neighborhood. In the now well settled portion of this city between (5 and K and 1st street east and west where now are St. Aloysius Church, Gonzaga College and the govern ment printing office, fhere was but little indication that the rural conditions would disappear till about 1850. On the eastern slope of Burch's hill, described in last Sunday's Star, there was a solitary habi tation about 1820. This was on the church square, a two-storied frame building on a hill north of I street and east of 1st street east, occupied by Ignatius Boone, a cleric In the Treasury for some years. North of this house was a small stream flowing eastward to the Tiber, which in creased the value of the ground as a pasture. Most of the ground thereabouts was worked as a farm and late In the forties was known as Lynch's farm, and In the fifties as Rover's garden. With this exception the face of nature was undis turbed, the streets unopened and much of the primeval growth remained, but ap proximating the lines of H street there was a wagon road made by the travel oyer the turnpike entering the city at 15th and H streets, and the sporting ele ment, which attended the dog and chicken matches and other amusements at the old Spring Tavern near the toll gate. Much of the ground was above the pres ent grade and was of gravel, mucn of which was utilized under the cor poration for foot walks and on the street beds. The Tiber cutting through east of North Capitol street was a hand icap to improvements for many years, but about 1850. about its crossing at H street. Swampoodle sprang Into existence and for many years It was regarded as the typical settlement of the sons of Erin. Quicker Results Expected. It would appear that the projectors of the city were optimistic as to this locality, for those squares west of North Capitol street were platted for nearly two hun dred lots, and Mr. Greenleaf included them in his contract to .purchase lots and these were all allotted to the United States In 1796. In the other squares broken by the Tiber, the government took title to half and the others went to Mr. Oden and Daniel Carroll. The church and college, square 622, of fifty-two lots fronting North Capitol, 1st. I and K streets, was bought of Mr. Oden in 1819 by Benjamin G. Orr. then Mavor of Washington. In 1830 the valuation was half a cent per foot on the ground, which was assessed to Mr. Orr*a heirs, as also the house above noted, for 1600. John Boyle was the owner subsequently, and In 1840 it was sold to Ambrose Lynch for a nominal consideration. The latter owned the square south, 623, from 18-f2. and In 1850 leased, for ten years, these squares and part of that north to John Rover, who, as above stated, engaged in gardening and supplied his stands in the mankets. It was stipulated in the lease that If the corporation opened the streets during this term Mr. Rover would do the necessary fencing. In 1857 Ade laide Talbot became the owner of two lots in the southwest corner of the square. May 4, 1857, Mr. Lynch conveyed to the president and directors of Georgetown College the eaet quarter of the square for a nominal consideration, and It was stipulated that a church and college should be erected and covered In, the first in two years and the latter in four years. On the same day a deed was given by Mr. Lynch to the trustees of St. Jo seph s Orphan Asylum of the adjoining quarter west, minus twenty feet for an alley between it and the college fourth. The building of the church was soon after commenced and within two vears was under roof, and In October, 1859, it was dedicated, the celebration of the semi-centennial of which the large con gregation Is now anticipating. Prominent Singers in Choir. Some few years the stately edifice to many appeared out of place, for, with the exception of the settlement southeast, the adjacent houses were few. For a little time the services attracted from distant parts of the city the eloquence of Father Maguire and others and the music of the choir, in whlcn Cecilia Young's, Anna Melchor's and other voices were promi nent. being drawing cards. Rapidly grew the congregations, and I street having been opened, the incentive given to build ing was accelerated by the location of Wendel's printing office on North Capitol street. The young but large congregations in the infancy of the church d#ing the civil war came near being shut out of th? building. The government was .about to take possession and use it for hospital purposes and had lumber on the ground before the intention was known. Rev. Father Wiget protested to the officer in charge and many of the congregation joined their appeals not to use the church proper for the purpose. At the same time the use of the ground in the square north was tendered. After, a few hours the members offered to erect the buildings, and they did. In a week wards suffi cient for two thousand patients were in place and St. Aloyslus Hospital in service. In 1858 Georgetown College conveyed a portion of Its holdings on Iv and 1st streets, as also the old Washington Sem inary property on F street adjoining St. Patrick's Church, to Gonzaga College. In corporated that year. The Jatter. how ever. did not move to the new holdings till 1871. The western portion of the square was subdivided by the Sisters of the Visita tion in 1860. find among the first owners was Paulus Thyson. The history of the square south of 623, of the same size of the above, Is very similar to the civil war. From Gonzago College the title passed to the Sisters of the Visitation for the west half, which after the civil war was bought by A. R. Shepherd for $30,000. Many sublots were made, and later the alley became Defreep street, now as well known as the other streets well built up. On G, H, North Capitol and 1st streets west, on which Is the old as well as the new government printing office buildings, no less than seventy-eight building lots were laid out. and those in the west part of the square have been cut into smaller subdivisions. The same history applies for half a century, during which it was unproductive. In 1852 Richard Dart be came the owner, and four years later James C. McGulre owned most of It and made a subdivision. In 1SS9 Cornelius i Wendell, who was the contractor for the public printing, bought a portion of the square, fronting 288.75 feet on H street and 173.25 on North Capitol street, and erected there what was ifien considered a mammoth printing offle^of two stories. This was purchased by the government in 186D, the deed passing in December, and the consideration was $135,000. With the location of the plant here the neigh borhood was soon built up. and was largely composed of those then employed in the building, in a year or two but few of the sublots lying idle. Where Tiber Flowed. The squares east of North Capitol street were handicapped for building purposes by the Tiber cutting through them, and that north of I street a smaller stream ran. They, however, were included- in tne Greenleaf operations, but improve ment was not in evidence till a late dav. That between I and K streets was of twenty-eight lots and the others of eight lots each, and in the apportionment the government was vested with title to half the lots and Oden and Canale with the others. ..lany years Godfrev et al. hold ing under Greenleaf were charged with 4 :uraiture, Carpets and Draperies. HOEKE'S 801 Pa. Avenue. Car. Pa. Ave. and 8th St. Pay a deposit and we'll deliver any time you say Summer Clearance Sale. About 25% to 40% Discount on Furniture. Reductions on Carpets and Draperies. HIS sale is recognized as the bargain event of the year in Furniture, Carpets and Draperies. The lines offered are regular stock, embracing the Finest Furni ture, Carpets and Draperies shown in Washington. Pay a small deposit. We will deliver the goods any time you say. ' DRESSERS In Oak. Mahocsnr and Bird's-eye Maple. 25 to VK'c off. IIO.OO Pre*??r? #7.SO . *12.00 Droa*fr<i Jft no , $13..V> ProMer* Sio.no , $15.00 Drpua*r? 05 , $1#.0? t>iva?era $13.50 $20-00 Prater $22.50 Preaaers $1* S< $25.00 Preasera $1H.7X ' $27.0<t Prefers f20.no ' $30.00 Preaaera $22.50 1 $32.50 Prcmwri $24.50 $35.00 Dresaers $2*1.75 $40.00 Prefers $3o no $45.00 Pr???ser8 S3.1.T.1 $50.00 Pr^aarra $37 RO JHO.flO Pr.aaora $45.00 $70.00 Pressors $52.50 $7S.OO Proswrs $5?;.75 ftfxt.00 Prosa^ra $00 00 $9"i.OO Prcaa^ra : $?7 50 $100.00 Preaarra $75.00 CHIFFONIERS In All Wood*. $12.00 Chl(T?n1er SB T5 $13.50 Chiffonier 19.04 $t5.00 ChflTonlPr $11.25 $20.00 Chiffonier 115 00 $25 00 Chiffonier f1?7S $30.00 Chiffonier $22.50 $.">5.00 Chiffonier $20.25 $40.00 Chiffonier $.10.oo $38.00 Chiffonier $27.50 $36 00 rhtffonler S2S.O0 $32.50 Chiffonier $24 50 *2*.O0 Chiffonier $21 00 $24 00 Chiffonier $1?00 *22.50 Chiffonier $10.84 $1R.OO Chiffonier $13.50 Chiffoniers to match all Bureaus. BUFFETS. $25.00 Buffet $18.78 $30.00 Buffet???????*???...,.$22.50 $35.00 Bnffet ....$i6.25 $40.00 Buffet $30.00 $45.00 Buffet $33.75 $50.00 Buffet $37.50 $?0.OO Buffet..... $45.00 SfiB.OO Buffet. mm. ..... $48.75 $70.00 Buffet ?. $52.50 $20.00 Buffet $10.50 *32.50 Bnffet $24.50 $35.00 Buffet.$25.00 $42.50 Bnffet $31.75 $48.00 Buffet $30.00 $52.50 Buffet *30.8* $00.00 Buffet $07.50 Jioo.no Bnffet $75.00 125.00 Buffet $83.75 ????? ? ? ? ^ ? i ? ' ?? a i ? ^ RUGS. Every Odd Rug in the house cut to a fraction of its cost. Over 200 to select from. CHINA CLOSETS: $1V0o China rloaeta. ' *13 Vt $20.00 C'bina Cloaeta $|."> 00 $25.00 China rlo?eta *18 75 $3<i.ivt China Cloaeta $2U $35 00 China rioaeta KW.75 $40.00 China Cloaeta $4.' 00 China <'1rwe?a $13.75 $50.00 China Cloaeta *37 50 $Ho no China Cloaofa $45 i<0 $55.00 China Cloaets $48.7$ DINING CHAIRS. See our $2.75 Full Box Seat Dining Chair, in quartered oak, for $1.69. Others special at $1.98 and $2.98. BRASS BEDS. *15.00 r.rasa Bed *0 !tt $2'V00 Brass Bed $15 00 $25.im> Brasa Be<l $18 75 *27.50 Braaa Bed *10.75 $30 00 Braaa Bed ..$22 50 535.0O Bra* B?d $20 75 $40.00 Braaa Bed $30 00 $45 00 Braaa Br.l $18 75 *50.On Brat* Bo<1 ' *37.50 *<UI?I0 Bra*? Red *45.00 trt.nn Brrsa Bed *48 75 $75.00 Bra?a Bed $5? 75 PARLOR SUITES. $40 00 Parlor Suite... $*> oo $55.OO Parlor Unite $20 25 *30.00 Parlor Suite ...*22"<0 $45.00 Parlor Suite $33,7r> *25.oo parlor Kulte $18 75 *.V>.00 Parlor Suite $37.50 *20.00 parlor Suite $15 00 $5S.OO Parlor Suite $41.75 $00.00 Parlor Suite $45 00 $0,100 Parlor Suite *48.75 $70.00 Parlor S'llte $52.RO *75.00 Parlor Suite $55.75 $80.00 Parlor Suite $00 00 *00 00 Parlor Suite *07.50 $100.00 Parlor Suite *7-V00 *125 00 Parlor Suite rw.7* *13.^.00 Parlor Suite $98.75 DINING TABLES. $10.00 Pinlnsr Table $7 50 $12.00 Plnlnr Tahle W.oo $13.50 Plnln* Table $10 00 $15.00 Plnlnjr Table *11.75 $18 00 Pining Table $13.50 $20 00 Dinlnir Table $15 on *25.00 Pinlnx Table *18.75 *2* no Pining Table *21 no S.30.00 T?lninu Tahle *22.50 $32.50 P'nin* Table $24.50 *35 OO Pining Table *20.75 $88 oo ninlnB Table *2f< 50 $40.oo Pining Table $30.00 $45.OO Pining Table..". $33.75 $50.00 Pining Table *37.50 $00.00 Pining Table *45 00 $70.00 Pining Table *52.50 $75.00 Pining Table $56 75 Stffi&em's Extraordinary Bargains in . Quality We offer the balance of small 1 lots of our high-class creations in Ladies' Tailored Suits that sold for $30, $32.50, $35, $37.50 and $38.50 at j One $60.00 3-piece Tailored Costume $35 One $68.50 3-piece Tailored Costume. $45 Lot $38 50 Black Voile Suits $25 $32.50 and $35.00 Satin Princess Dresses $25 One $85.00 Satin Princess Dress $6? One $60.00 Light-weight Mirror Velvet Dress $25 5>8c f?r small lots of $2 to $3 Corsets. Beautiful new styles in Golf Coats and Blouses for seashore and mountain wear? white, oxford gray, cardinal and black. Extraordinary Valines at $2.75 to ?5.< WM. H- McKNEW CO., 933 PA. AVE.. mrun milium !nimnii?itniinininiiiiimin?nmig the taxes on an eighth and one-fourth cent per foot valuation. In 1821 square 675 was In the name of Elizabeth Brown, and after Tlllotson Brown was an owner here as also in the square south, 676. In 1845 H. M. Moffatt was an owner, then W. B. Todd, and In 1847 James H. Gillie, in first named square. In square 67t? title passed to Ingle, Oden, and in 1842 lot 1, northwest comer of 1st and H streets, was vested in John P. Pepper, a prominent stone cutter, and some years later there was a stone cutting yard here. In the fifties there was some little settlement west of this near the Tiber, which crossed at about what is No. 52 li street northeast?this being an addition to the Swampoodle settlements on the opposite side of H street. In the sixties the school established ten years before on the south side of H street near North Capitol was located on the north side ad joining the creek. After the war many subdivisions were made of the lots and Myrtle street gre'w from the original alley. As before stated, the settlement in the square between G. H. North Capitol and I streets east took the name of "Swampoo dle" in the fifties. The history of the above noticed squares applies here till about 1840, when Henry L. Ellsworth owned part of it. In 1845 J. S. Cabot was the owner anr. a few years a*t#r It was replatted Into seventy-eight parcels and placed on the market. There proba bly has been no more rapid settlement anyw'tere than was here early In the fif ties. for in a year there were over twenty families settled and others impatient to locate with their fellow-countrymen, the sons of Erin. There was plenty of work then, public and private, and numbers had emigrated from the old country, some settling on this 'square, and before the civil war the alley had become a street, and the whole square well covered by frame houses, and the name of Swampoo dle Included adjacent squares. An hon est. Industrious set of people were they, men -and women, earning their living by hard work, and the laws against cows, goats and Reese going at large being pop ularly regarded as a dead letter these were sources of income. The milk wagon had not then become familiar and most fami lies were served from cans by the wom en with the product of the cow and goat Geese flourished and gave little trouble, for the water of the Tiber and ponds were convenient and the geese proved profitable aB dressed poultry and by fur nishing feathers. Brokers in Cows. A few of the men made their living by trading in these, known as cow brokers, and a few of the trades were represented, the cobbler and tinker being well known. It was after working hours that there were lively times hereabout, for a more lively set were never brought together, and, what with the outdoor sports and dancing parties, they had their fill of enjoyment, to say nothing of the frequent bouts of drinking and fighting. Indeed, these bouts were a characteristic of the neighborhood, and It wps the worst that could be said about them. In all other respects were they all that could be desired In a com munity, honest to the core, liberal to the extent of their means, devoted to their church, strong In their friendships and loyal to their adopted country. It was during the local political campaigns , of the fifties that Swampoodle became j famous, for to a man they were united, and they bitterly resented any attempt to deprive them of their votes, and fought for the same,' using nature's weapons, fists and stones. And many a hard-fought battle west of 1st and H Streets with a gang of political opponents brought out the fighting qualities shown in the civil war by two full companies raised here, besides others scattered through the service. Many of the boys raised here were of venturesome dispositions, and numbers were adepts in jumping trains on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad and taking trips, and, indeed, seldom a week passed in which one or more families missed some truant from their home, but in few instances was any concern felt, for confidence was reposed in their ability to take care of themselves. 't was .1 common thing for them to make the trip to .Baltimore, and there are many who by this means reached far distant points, some nettling there. One of the*.- boys, ere he was of ush. had visited Baltimore a dozen times, Pittsburg, Wheeling. Co lumbus and Cincinnati three or four times, and, settling down in Chl'-ago* for a few months, traveled over the west and north, meeting with such experiences as would be ample material for an en tertaining volume. Threatened Circus War in Virginia. LYNCH BT'RG, Va.. July 1!>.-Thls sec tion of Virginia is to be visited by four tented attractions during the late sum mer and fall, and one of the hottest three-cornered fights is promised to take placn In September and October that have been seen in Virginia for years. The Hagenback-Wallace, Ringllng Brother* and Bells' circuses are to be In Lynch burg within a few days of one another, while Miller's "ini Ranch," a wild waat show, will come earlier.