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iHOEKPSj 801 Pa. Avenue. 1 g 1 ~"?i :l Pay a small deposit and we'll drlt*rr # ? any time you *sy. V; iv Clearance Sale. ? Extraordinary Bargains # in High-class Furniture, z Carpets. Draperies, etc. Vy -k '.V 25% to 40% ??L '.r * Reductions. -* <%V V *<? Your opportunity to secure first '?? quality Roods at tost and les?. Hocke's guarantee is bark of ?verv- ;> i" thine you buy. This assures.satis- & ?" faction. ;Z js Lace Curtains. g '?j* Tb?" nwelWt 111)'- of I.svT i'urta'os you SI *.? so<., |n Killc. iiiiitlin, Irish i?oiut. etc. ,4 Tbo values lire unusual. __ i X S2.00 Curtains *'-2? A % $2.30 Curtain." * V. ? * $3.00 Curtains Jl-JI* Jit.00 Curtains "7, -- 5? $5.00 Curtains $"._??? 5: ? $6.00 Curtains $4..i0 * fls $7.00 Curtains M.flW ? ?,i 18.00 Curtains ??.!.. ? 7? $51.00 Curtains $6.73 \ v-' s 10.00 Curtains $7.30 ,? !?? $12.00 Curtains $9.00 ;V |STRENUOUS RUG | t REDUCTIONS. ? J BRUSSELS RUGS. '?> Made up from remnants of our ?%< own stock?first quality goods. In %jf 77 all colors, suitable for every room 3 It in the house. ?C 'f Worth. Now. -t 7t 8 ft. in. by U ft $19.30 $12.08 g ;'fe O ft. by 11 ft ...$14.95 $l0.l?o & S ft. 3 in', by 11 ft. " in,$l7.23 $11.90 ? & 10 ft. 6 in.by 12 ft. ?> in.$22.50 *17.30 # 'k 8 ft. 3 in. by 12 ft $18.95 *13.95 J.v -k 10 ft. 6 In. bv 11 ft. 9 in.$29.00 $18.75 -k 'k H ft. 3 In. by 12 ft *17.1*3 $14.90 * n ft. by 12 ft $20.00 *13.90 f ? 9 ft. by 11 ft $19.00 $13.75 ? AX minster and * WILTON RUGS. # 2k These Hups* have woven corners # ?TS: (no miters). Practically the same ?Vi as one piece. ?k :-f Wortb. Now. % ;?>: 9 ft. by 12 ft $25.0<> *19.75 ;?(, ? 9 ft. by 12 ft moo $22.50 ? & 0 ft. by 12 ft. Wilton. ? One piece $HO.OO *22. jO ? |Robt. Cohen & Son's] I Removal Sale. I Low Shoes 1 l for 1 1 3 Small Feet, ?1 ? 200 paifs of Women's !? Patent, Kid and Tan Pumps ?? and Ties have been placed * on our Bargain Tables, yj mostly small sizes?2, 2x/>y i 3. a"d a few 6 and 7. - They are short ends from $3.50 and $4.00 shoes. Come early for your size. Robt. Cohen & Son U14 F St. N.W. We will move next week to our f 2 new store, 1115 G street n.w. WANTED. Boys over 116 with bU cycles can obtain employ ment in our Messenger Department. Apply to Postal Telegraph Cable Company, 1345 Penna. Ave. ?oie-xsd Niagara Falls found S11.00 Trip August 25, September 8, 22, October 6 VIA Pennsylvania R. R. SPECIAL TRAIN. Leave* Washington t.06 A. M. PABLOR CAM. DIKIMG CAS, COACKE8. Vie Picturesque Buequekann* Valley. Ticket* (ov4 for Fifteen Days. aul'^.tflfci3 DISINFECTANT is the universal preventive of disease. It is stronger than Carbolic Acid or Chlorides, kills germs, in sects and bad odcr*-, but is non-poisonous. Sill Everywhere. 10c, 25c, 50c & $1.00 WEST DISINFECTING CO. INVESTMENT SECURITIES National Baak Stacks ?> In AD MM* Baak Steeka > Cities ef Traat Campany Stock* J the XT. 8. ALSO HIOH-GRADB INDUSTRIALS S7Write for Current List No. 227. Stcrllag Debenture Corporation Bruoawtck btdf. JUdl^oa square, N?u Vork. aft??tfc.tf During the severe e!octrlcal storms which visited Westminster, Md.. Monday night and Tuesday morning the simil barn of Da.v|d Staley, about one and a half naileB from Taneytown. was struck b* !t*htningr and with two other small buildings mas burned to the ground. A hor*e va? potter out, but slipped the bri dle and ran back into the tlamcs. Wise and Dean Victims of a Landslide. NEAR ALEXANDRIA TODAY Young Men Were Working Under Gravel Bank. " i KILLED ALMOST INSTANTLY Coroner Ashton May Conduct an In vestigation, but Accident Is Verdict Expected. t?pf(ial Correspondence of The Star. ALEXANDRIA, Va.. August 10, 1900. As a result of the cave-In of a gravel bank at Hume s Spring. Alexandria coun ty, about two miles north of this city, at 8 o'clock this morning, two men had their lives crushed out and one horse of a team was also badly injured. The dead are: II. Russel Wise, about nineteen years old. son of W. H. Wise, Arlington, Alex andria county. James Dean, about twenty-one years old, married, of Bailey's cross-roads, Fair fax county. When the cave-in occurred both men were beneath the steep embankment, about .fourteen feet high, and were en gaged in shoveling a part of the bank, which had been knocked down by them. Without warning the crash came, and be fore the men could get away they were caught like rats in a trap by fully ten tons of earth and stone, which practically smothered them alive. A young brother of Wise, about six teen years old, and a brother of Dean were the only eyewitnesses to the acci dent. The former had been helping about the pit with his brother, while the latter was engaged in driving the team which conveys the gravel from the place. At the time of the accident both men were between the bank and the wagon, which was backed up to the wall of the ditch. The team was the property of Wise. , Brother Buns for Doctor. Young Wise immediately following the cave-in ran for Dr. R. J. Yates, who lives about half a mile from the scene. Ten minutes later the doctor arrived. When he reached the scene the body of Wise had been extricated, although there was no life apparent. The men who extricated Wise said, however, that he was still breathing when taken from the bank, and lived but ten minutes thereafter. A superficial examination disclosed that his back was broken, and it was evident that he had been smoth ered to death. News of the accident soon spread among the residents in that section, and shortly thereafter a large force of men was engaged in digging for the body of Dean. Tt was fully an hour before Dean's bodv was recovered. When it 'was pulled out his face was black. He had been suffocated and it is sa^d that his arms and his back were broken. Afterward the bodies of the dead men were conveyed to the home of W. H. Wise, father of one of them, where both made their homes. Coroner May Investigate. Coroner Ashton was afterward notified and he is making an investigation. An Inquest may t>e held this evening. It is more than probable that should an inquest be held a verdict of accidental death will be given. The two men at the time were engaged in digging out gravel for the construc tion of roads in Alexandria county. The work was being done, it is stated, tor the county board of supervisors. Both men were well known in the county, where they had many friends. HAPPENINGS IN ALEXANDRIA W. W. SIMPSON CONSENTS TO SMALLPOX QUARANTINE. George Oarruver, Colored, Arrested on Suspicion of Murder, May Be Released. \ Special Correspondence of The Star. ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 19, 1909. The war threatened for several days past between W. W. Simpson, lessee of the Braddock House, and Health Officer E. A. Gorman as to whether Simpson would submit to compulsory vaccination or be subject tp a quarantine for fifteen days, as required by law, was finally settled this morning in tile police court when Simpson decided to submit y> the quarantine as instructed by the court, ho being averse to compulsory vaccina tion. As the case of supposed spiallpox broke out August 13 last, he will have to keep his place closed and keep in doors for eight more days, or in other words until August U7 next. This arrangement was satisfactory to the health officer and to both Simpson and his counsel, Robinson Moncure. Mr Moncure stated that Simpson never came In contact with the woman infect ed with the disease, who is segregated on the third floor of his house. He also added that Simpson did not desire to violate anv law. and he suggested that the time be adjusted between now and the time the case broke out. Dr Gorman stated that the minimum number of days for a quarantine under the state law is fifteen days. The court in summing up the case said that the board of health has powers to pass regulations in cases regarding health and that there was nothing left for It to do. The court reviewed a copy of a resolution passed at a recent meet ing of the health board, and added that Simpson was willing to be quarantined. The court would not, therefore. Impose a fine being of the opinion that the time for the quarantine should be fixed from the date of the case, as the delay, it was stated was due to negligence on the part of the health board. In conclusion the court iuformed Simpson that in the event he failed to keep the quarantine he would be subject to a fine. Cases in Police Court. Cases disposed of in the police court this morning were as follows: Mauson Bentley, colored, cruelty toward a horse, fined $5; Edward Bryant, colored, as saulting and beating Annie Freeman, also colored, acquitted; William Hunter,1 colored, drunk and disorderly conduct, aoquittcd- Jake O'Neil, colored, suspicious character, ordered to leave the -city: Thomas Robinson, colored, charged with getting a pair of shoes under false pre tenses from Mrs. Bertha Heyman, ac 'smoot & Co. have about completed their new planlns mill at the corner of Columbus and Montgomery streets, and they expect to occupy It Monday next. It is brick and one story high. It will be operated by electric motor drives. The following sales have been reported by J. D. Normoyle. real estate dealer: To C. B. Davis for Mrs. Ewing, three story brick dwelling on the north side of Prince street between St. Asaph and Hitt streets, known as 307 Prince: for T. C. Rawlett to Jonathan Matthews, house and lo' 117 Prince street: for William B. Dulaney to Mrs. Ida M. Grover. house HC0 Wythe street. The funeral of Mrs. Mary J. Moore took place this afternoon from her late home, 117 Duke street. The services were at tended bv a large number of relatives ,ind fi lends. Kev. Edgar Carpenter, rec tor c-f Grace P. E. Church, conducted the services. ? Th*? funeral of Mrs. Bessie Sutherland. LINING REMNANTS 15c and 39c Two lots, and very good values in each. X 35c JfERCERIZED SATEEN, in black and colors. To close at. a yard, tomorrow ri 89c LINING SATIN". 3G inches wide; also A some $1.00 linings Included in the lot. A yard, tomorrow ? <?* t?>4w9' *? ;5tv<fr ^viSviSv'i><*KivCv'?wfvv C^^3>*rvC*'$><j>v<^v}'? Extra good lot of RIBBON REMNANTS $1.00 long crepe kimonos 69c WORTH 6c TO 20c Third Floor '? to vi in. ALL-SILK SATIN RIBBONS; all col- *> oi*s and lengths Cho'ce, a Z.C. yard 1 to 2 In. SATIN RIB- _ RONS, all useful lengths and colors. Choice, a j-d ww 3 to 4 in. PLAIN AND SATIN TAFFETA RIB- ? ^ BON8; all colors and 1 J.f*. lengths. Choice, a yd 1 to 6 in. RIBBONS, including plain and satin taffetas, mesca lines and faillentinea; all ^ ? colors and lengths. f / C* Choice, a yard, tomon-ow ^ First Floor- Bargalu Tables. Red colorings only. Garment finished front and around sleeves with crochet edge. Good kimonos to own?and only 09c for these.?Second Floor. A great sale of Glasses tomorrow. So many glasses are tea, lemonade and other beverages, and so many broken that liaifed with delight by the housekeeper. required in hot weather for iced a sale of this character is alwavs 12%c soiled linen Dutch collars, 5c What's a little soil if *oap and water will remove it? It is just because of this that you save 7*ao on every Dutch Collar purchased from this lot tomorrow. Odd sires?First Moor. Plain Thin-blown Crystal Glass- Goblets, Footed Tumblers. Han es, 12-ounce size, bell shape, for died Sherbet Glasses, Custard % lemonade, milk or Ice tea. Thin- Glasses. <c? blown 9-oz. Initial Tumblers. Also Fruit Saucers, Olive- Dish- % Thin-blown 9-oz. Tumblers, en- es. Bonbon Dishes and such. Worth <i? Staved or band design. Worth 10c. I 10c to 20c. v Thin-blown Crystal Glass Tum blers, 9-ounce size, good shapes. Thin blown whisky glasses, assort ed styles. Worth 6c to 10c. Third Floor?Special Bargain Tables. Odd lots, broken sizes t (None exchanged?none sent C. O. D.) $2.50 and $3.00 LOW SHOES, not more than 50 pairs in the lot. and mostly small sizes; none larger than 4 and mostly B widths. Some are left from the big sample sale of shoes and others are ends of lines. Includes dongola kid and patent kid-tip shoes: also some white canvas shoes in the lot. oOo CHILDREN'S BAREFOOT SAN DALS?Odds and ends of our $1.00 and $1.25 lots; /r* sizes up to 10. Choice, a pair NO TROUBLE FOLI8H-for black shoes? v 25c bottles.". ,11c 10c bottles 6c Second Floor?Shoes. It's a nuisance to have small lots of garments in broken sizes or that are ends of lines, etc., around when ve ?r? looking forward to fall merchandise; hence we've decided if it is a case of cut the prices mercilessly to dispose of them, that's what we'll do?and we've done it right here and now. BEAUTIFUL LINGERIE DRESSES and Silk Prin cess Dresses, also Linen and Rep Coat Suits included in the lot. The Lingerie Dresses are very elaborately made* and embellished with la.ee and embroidery and fine medal lions, also ornamented with laces or embroideries. Col ors are pink, lavender, old rose, champagne, blue and white. The Linen Coat Suits are made with long coats, some of rep, and they are in plain and braided styles. In a good assortment of colors. These Dresses and Suits are worth up to ?15. Choice tomorrow. MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S LOW SHOES?Odds and ends, tan and black oxfords; all sizes of some style or the other in the lot. Also all of our better grade of misses' barefoot sandals. Former prices. $1.50 $2.00 and $2.50. To go out to- 4J fl fl frjv morrow at, choice, a ^ J| # jj y COAT SUITS; mostly misses' sizes, styles suit able for early fall wear. Coats are lined throughout with silk or satin, and the materials are heavy wale serges, panamas and her ringbone serges, and col ors those desirable for fall wear. Just w-hat the school girls will want. Sizes arc principal ly for 14 and l*t year old misses. Suits worth up to $24.75. Choice, COAT SUITS, the last of the clearance lot of suits worth up to $85. Included are some voiles, some pan amas. some cloth of gold, a few serges and some pongee suits. All are In good styles, suitable for fall wea<-. Coats are nice ly lined throughout. A few of these suits have been on exhibition and are slightly soiled from han dling. In the lot are blue, black, black and white checked, tan, old rose, lavender and striped and mixed effects. Choice of the let at 4> Worth <?> from 75c ??? a yard up V to $1.00 % a yard. second Floor?Suit Department 25c drawn work centers lor 15c 18-inch size. Made of German linen with one row of elaborate drawnwork and finished with hemstitched hem. A splendid centerpiece for sum mer use.?Third Floor, Art Section. Here's what we offer in Good opportunities tot buying whether waists of wash or silk are re quired: WASH WAISTS of white Per sian lawn, with all-over embroid ery front, also lace trimmed; also few Madras Waists. All sizes, but not in any one ? style. Worth up to $1.59. /' Choice BLACK LAWN AND MULL WAISTS, fasten front or back; long sleeves; tucked and pleated styles; all sizes. Reduo ed from *1.25 and *1.50, ([JVC to, choice................... Second Floor?S. Kann, Sons & Co. FANCY SILK WAISTS, only 10 in the let; made of messaline and tan pongee; sizes 34 to 40; long sleeves, a ??*, p Were $5 and *6. gO Choice tomorrow ^ LINGERIE WAISTS, elaborately trimmed with German and Italian val laces and embroidery; also with medallions; high neck and long sleeves; some Dutch neck style, a* n *=? Worth up to S3.0U. S* 11 SflH Choice ? 11 ? W Includes the follow ing: 50c wool plaids, many good styles. 50c dark mixed suit ings. 50c mohairs, plain and fancy. 69c all-wool home spuns. $1 mixed gray suit ings, 51 inches wide. 50c all-wool serge suiting, black and navy. Choice of 19c . colored belting:, <jr belt ? ^ length We've reduced every piece of colored wash belting in stock to 7c a belt length. Some very pretty effects included. Right width.? First Floor?Trimming Section. $2.50 white'enameled ? beds for $.1.00 Children's apparel Odds and ends feet or 3 feet 6 inches. INFANTS' DRESSES, of fine nainsook; yokes of tucks and em broidery: neck and sleeves Hn islied with embroidery 4* _ ruffle: Reduced from 11 11 liflH who died yesterday, took place this after noon from Grace P. E. Church. Rev. Ed gar Carpenter, rector, conducted the serv ices. Policeman Not Named. Owing to the absence of Police Com missioner Thomas A. Fisher from the cHy the board of police commissioners last night did not take up the question of the election of a policeman to All the va cancy caused by the resignation of Po liceman Sherwood. The business dis posed of was of a routine nature. The colored man named George Gar ruver, arrested on suspicion of being Henry Tucker, wanted for murder, and who is held on a charge of being sus picious. will probably be released this afternoon hs the authorities have not heard anything up to the present from the authorities at Monroe. N. C. Arrangements are being made by the Alex&nrla Light Infantry for the camp ing trip to Colonial Beach which will be gin Saturday night next. The members of the company have already gone to the Beach to make final plans. W H. McCuen has sold to Carrol Pierce his home. 11.! North Alfred street. It is understood that Mr. McCuen will shortly move to Washington. Secretary Nagel's Vacation. Secretary Nagel of the Department of Commerce and Labor left this city last night for his summer home*at 'Marion, Mass. He is expected to return in a couple of weeks for a day or two. but. I with that exception, will remain at , Marion throughout his vacation . until October. The death is announced of Georges ! Picot. permanent secretary of the French Academy of Sciences. He was born iji J.XiS. LETTER CARRIERS 6ET LEAVE ANNUAL PRIVILEGE TO UNCLE SAX'S BURDEN BEARERS. At Same Time Postmaster General Effects Saving Estimated at Quarter of Million. By lessening the number of mail deliv eries in residential districts of large cities during the months of July and August and having the working carriers cover additional territory so that in many in stances two carriers did the work of three, the Post Office Department has been en abled to give the letter carriers their usual leave of fifteen day? and at the same time effect a saving estimated by the Postmaster General to be as great as a quarter of a million dollars for the cur rent fiscal year. The object of the de partment in this matter has been to con vince Congress that letter carriers may be granted thirty days leave of absence in the year without the extraordinary ex pense heretofore predicted, a proprosltion to which Postmaster General Hitchcock was favorable when he was first assist ant postmaster general. There are approximately 26.000 carriers In the service. The cost of substitute service during the fifteen days allowed a carrier as summer vacation has been about WO a man. or something more than a million dollars in the aggregate. In) response to the request for thirty days' j leave the proposition has heretofore been waived aside because, according to the figures given, it would cost the depart ment $2,000,000 or more. The experiment of lessening the de liveries and having the carriers "double up" during the vacation months is in | tended to show that the cost to the gov ernment of giving the carriers thirty days' leave is not so great as might be : supposed. It is further stated that the modification of the seryice during the two months has not resulted in embar rassment or serious complaint because the folks in the large cities who receive the great bulk of tne mail in the residence sections are usually absent themselves on vacation. American Consul Dead Vice Consul Dellepiane, at Rouen, France, has telegraphed the department of the death at Rouen, yesterday, of Mr. Oscar Malmros, the American consul at that post. Mr. Malmros was appointed to the consular service In 1865. He had served at a number of European posts. He was appointed consul at Rouen March 8, 1905. Austrian Emperor Congratulated. The President of the United States yes terday sent the following telegram to Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria Hungary: "On this anniversary of your majesty's birth I offer you my cordial congratula tions. with fitting expression of the good will this government and people bear for your countries, and wishes for their pros perity." Woman's suffrage was indorsed Tues day by the JCew Jersey Federation of Labor at Atlantic City. A memorial will be ?nt to Congress, signed by one hundred thousand workmen, favoring the enfranchisement of women. WORK NOT YET FINISHED KOBE INSANITARY BUILDINGS TO BE CONDEMNED. % Structures Demolished by Order of the District Board Num ber 831. In the work of condemning insanitary buildings In the District and ordering their removal or repair, the board In charge finds that, after efforts for two years and a half, it has still two years of work Immediately in prospect. Since the organisation Of the beard, ac cording to Roy E. Haynes, secretary, 185 insanitary structures have been demol ished through its efforts. During the last fiscal year, ended June 30, it Is stated, 231 buildings were removed by order of the board. In this work. Secretary Haynes said today, property owners and real estate agents have co-operated with the board, Instead of complaining of* the orders to remove or repair insanitary structures. "If complaints have been recently made by property owners, they have not been brought to my attentiofi, and I am the official to whom they would be referred." declared Mr. Haynes tcday. "On the con trary. owners of property and real estate agents affected by the board's orders have shown a comjnendable spirit in aid ing the board. Objection has been made | in some cases to the extent of repairs ordered by the authorities, but as u gen eral rule the owners have complied wil lingly with the law providing (or the removal and repair of insanitary bunt ings." Building Permits Zwued. The following building permits were 1? sued today: To L. J. McHaine. for one one-story brick dwelling at 1327 25th street south* east: architect. North American Con struction Company; builder, L. J. Mc Haine: estimated cost. 11,000. To Charles H. Shutt for two two-story brick and frame dwellings at 27 and 20 Afaple street. Takoma Park; architect and builder, Charles H. Shutt; estimated cost. 92,000. To F. A. Blu-ndon, for six three-story brick dwellings from 1211 to 1221 Euclid street northwest: architect, W. P. Allard; builder, F. A. Blundon; estimated cost. $27,000. To A. M. Schneider, for one three-story I brick apartment at 160B V street north west: architect and builder, A. M. Schneider; estimated cost. f30>000. To L. C. Richard, for one two-story frame dwelling at 1523 25th street south east; architect and builder, R. Richard; estimated cost. 91,500. 1 To Henry Evans, to repair store and office at 1006 F street northwest: archi tect. C. E. Webb: builder. Benjamin Blethyn; estimated cost. 94.000. To H. B. Ashley, for one two-story fi-arr.e dwelling at 2320 Georgia avenue northwest; architect and builder, H. B. Ashley; estimated coat. 93.000. Tha freight handlers' strike, which for two days threatened to tie up the freight sheds In the Minnesota twin cttlep, has been amicably adjusted .on a compromise basis.