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RACE MELTING POT]
Seventy Languages and Dialects
Spoken in Tiflis.
NEITHER LOVE NOR HATE
They Dwell Together Amicably Because
of Indifference.
ABMENIAH ONLY DISUSED
Hit Thrift and Prosperity Inspire |
Enmity of Other Race?What
Mr. Bryce Said.
r.Y 1YILI.J AM E. CI RTIS
Sp*- -1 C".*rf*pondcu ?" of The S'ar and tUo I ?
Cnagl Record-Hora Id.
T1FI-1S, Caucasus, June 3, 1910.
Tho Rt. Hon. James Bryce, Britlsli j
ambassador to Washington, who visited
Tlflis thirty-five years ago or more on
his nay to climb Mount Ararat, described
the city as "a human melting pot, a city
f contrasts and mixtures, into which
elements have been poured from half
Europe and Asia, and in which they as
yet show no signs of combining." The
most interesting thing about It, he said,
"is the city itself?the Strang mixture of
so many races, tongues, religions,. cus- j
toms.
"Its character lies in the fact that It
has no character, but et*cr so many dtf- :
ferent ones. Here all these people live j
side by side, buying and selling and working
for hire, yet never coming into any
closer union, remaining indifferent to ;
one another, with neither love nor hate
nor ambition, peaceably obeying a gov- ;
ernment of strangers who conquered ;
them without resistance and retain ;
them nit'nout effort, and held together
by no bond but its existence. Of na- j
tional life or municipal life there is not ;
the first faint glimmer. Indeed, the ab- :
original people of the country seem
scarcely less strangers in its streets than
?lo all the other races that tread them."
Seventy Languages Spoken. 4 :;
There are said to be seventy different j
languages spoken on the streets of Tiflis,
r at least so many dialects of the vari- :
ous races of Europe and Asia which have j
been attracted here by business and <
other interests and in search of employment.
Many of these dialects belong to ;
the same parent 1 anguage. many of these
races sprang from the same stock, but ;
?ach has acquired a certain individuality j
hy reason of its environment and the j j
ondltlons under which it has been liv- i j
in*. :
Aa Mr. Bryce saye: "Probably no- j
where else in all the world can so great
a variety of stocks, languages and rell- j 3
gions be found huddled together in so j
narrow an area. All these races live to- 3
sether, not merely within the limits of ! 3
?he same country?a country politically j
and physically one?but to a great ex- j j
tent actually on the same soil, mixed up j
with an-t crossing one another. In one 3
part Georgians, in another Armenians. 3
n a third Tartars predominate. But j
there are large districts where Armeni- ]
an? and Georgians, or Armenians. : 3
Georgians and Tartars, or Tartars and 3
Persians, or Persians. Tartars And Ar- j
-.nenians are so equally represented in 3
point of numbers that it is difficult to ; j
say which element predominates. This ; j
phenomenon?so strange to one who : j
know s only the homogeneous population : j
of west European countries or of a coun- j
try like America, where all sorts of ele- 3
To?r?ts are day by day being flung into
their melting pot and lose tneir identity ;
almost at once."
Equally True Today.
What Mr. Bryce wrote thirty-five year.* : j
ago of Tiflis is equally true today. Per- ; j
haps it is even more true than it was j
then, because of the increase of popula- : j
tion. Tiflis Is twice as large by the ten- 3
us of 19?>8 as it w as in 1S75, when he j
was here. J
A bird's-eye view of this curious old j
town can he obtained by taking a fenic- j
11 la r Ar Innllwai) wlana mUwai* 4^^ 4
vri m\ uticu |n?irc iajina.> iv mr ?
of a bluff where there is a restaurant. tea- ! j
houses, a merry-go-round and other aim- ! i
P e amusements- which are much patron- 3
ized by the working classes. Standing 3
upon a platform you can take in the ?
whole panorama. The different sections ; <
of the town can be pointed out to you? 1!
the Russian. German. Georgian, Persian, : 3
Armenian and Tartar quarters, with the
brown river* dividing them and the roofs
painted in different colors.
Wherever you see a group of dark criro
son roofs you may know that they cover ;
Russian soldiers, for that is the color of ;
their barracks, selected, a cynical friend i
remarked, by accident and not by design?
although it is very appropriate to the
business upon which the gairisons are engaged.
The Armenians paint their roofs a cop- ;;
per green or silver gilt, similar to the :!
steepies on their churches, which are ugly- ::
looking cylinders with tin caps shaped
like a cartridge, although the cross that, ' j
springs from the top of each sanctifies it.
They are in striking contrast with the
Byzantine domes of the orthodox Greek
church. There are two sects, the Russian V
and the Georgian, who disagree more .
from racial than from theological incom- a
patib.Tity. The Greek domes are of the f
ahapc of an inverted turnip and are painted
blue, which adds to the picturesque
ncss of the scene. ^
Mosques Are Dirty Pisces. ?
Ton can see several mosques patronized 8
by the Persian Mohommedans, but they
are shabby, dirty places without the
^Tightest attractive feature and very poor
n aces for any respectable person to pray. 8
Judging from their houses of worship, the
Persians have not much respect for their
own religion, although they look thoughtful.
earnest and sincere and they pray
aloud like the Pharisees of the Bible, regardless
of others, and the sounds from a
moequa are often like a hubbub
We went into a mosque in the tailors'
nnarter the oth?r day and saw an old Persian
priest with whiskers dyed a vivid
scarlet. I asked Naskidoff. our dragoman.
why tee old man made himself look
'o ridiculous and he explained that it is
th* fashion: that Is all. As the priest is
the only man in Tlflis I have seen eo decorated.
he must be introducing the style
acd Is not receiving much encouragement.
Th- tail ?p're of a Lutheran church
'Kth proudly from the German quarter
ir-o we went there to call upon Pastor
Mayer in his comfortable and homelike
manse?the mo?t homelike house I have
*een in all this country, with shelves
dlled with books, a grand piano, with
sheet music scattered over the lid, and a
reading lamp on the center table. I had
heard that there Is an American raission<ry
in Tiflis, and Pastor Mayer took me
around to see John Larson, who turned
out to be a Swede, although he has lived
:ii the I'nited States and has many acquaintances
there.
Pereecntad for Faith.
The only American resident of Tiflis,
\1 T^arsen told u?. has gone to Edint'Urarh
to attend the pan-miaeionarv con- <
ference that is to be held there thle '
nonth. His name is the Rev. Peter S.
Pi**ton. who for thirty-seven years
a missionary of the Presbyterian board
in Persia. living moat of the time at
Tabriz. Ten or twelve years ago he sep- i
a rated from the board and has since been ,
? orklng on his own hook travelling about
the country preaching, doctoring and
ailing copies of the Scriptures. Mr. 1
Piston is said to he a very strong char- ]
vter of the old-fashioned Scotch cove- s
n a titer i\pe. who has suffered almost as <
-ntieh for hie faith as St. Paul. He has I
so- . se.'t to prison as a spy; he has been
injee 'xpelled from the country; the
Russian government has forbidden him 1
..preach or to peddle his literature, but i
1 e Is ac-.Tig in obedience to a higher i
** and authority than Jhe czar and i
serve* his Master as his conscience di- i
i?-<ts , lm. regardless of the temporal aur???Htle*.
The 11 tcr-. ational Harvester Company i
< iiicaso has an agent here and I
St.i: ken & Co. are the representatives
Mr
Women's Black
Silk Hose,
^M?)g
Pure Silk Hose; knit from longstrand
silk, with lisle garter tops
E and lisle heels and toes; stockings
that are equal to those sold
[ by most stores at double
; tomorrow's price. Record -4]
j Sale price ....
Children's 12tac and 13c Black and
Brown Socks, in plain and
lace styles; small sizes only.
.Record sate price _ ?
Lot of Women's 75c and S1.00
Light-weight Union Suits; ??/*>
low neck, sleeveless style:
trimmed with lace
Women's Regular 25c Flexible
Knit Gauze Vests; neatly ?
taped and trimmed w ith 11 J
lace. 5 for 50c. Each u
81ightly imperfect 124c Ribbed
Gauze Vests; nicely taped ?
at neck and shoulder. Record
Sale price
Women's Excellent Quality Lislefinished
Gauze Hose,
in black and colors. ^ /wit /
19c value. Record II ?
Sale price * ~/jer*
I' NOTIONS.
Light-weight Dress Shields 8c
Shirt Waist Belts with dip pin....4c
25c Pad Hose Supporters 15c
Honey-comb Wash Cloths 3c
24-yard piece Cotton Tape 7c
Paper of 200 Pins lc
;THE RECORD Fl
11 Oc amid H
r ^ J xU - - ? -
t^onaiuering ine popuianiy
; ingly little price at which this 1
: year in our White Goods Depar
: ance of stock, thus providing a
: son. Beautiful, sheer weave, wi
all trials of the tub. Every yar
price. Yard "...
Mfllirnc Regular 2 3e White
imauros. Sllk Mercerized Ma>
dras. an imported fabric patterned
in self spots, figures, woven stripes
t and jacquard effects: ?t ?wTT /
underpriced for the 1
t Record Sale at. yard? * /j&
I Cannon Cloth. MR'Xd
\ White Cannon Cloth, made to sell
t for J8c. Thoroughly steam-shrunk,
: and "finished exactly like
: linen: full yard wide.
29c Tan
; Blouse Linen,
^ j)^ i!
Aw
?
Full Yard Wide.
Quality, width and low price are
so successfully combined in this
Linen offering that the lot will be
quickly snapped up. Heavy, ? ^
; serviceable grade that 11
washes splendidly. Yard.... "
12t?c Colored Dimities of sheer,
fine weave patterned in
: large and small flowers
and figures. Yard V/CP
60 pieces of the popular French
: Linene. sold everywhere yv T)
for 18c; looks and wears ?
like linen. Best colors "To
25c Lustrous Mercerized Pcplin, '
mercerized and dyed in the yarn, '
hence never loses Its ^ *>IT/ -?
| silky fjnsli. All col- ||
Littie more than half price for
beautiful Oriental Silk Pongee, a
material equally sought drafter
for appearance and
service
I2lic Fast-color Dress Ginghams, j
. . . h-ands made, and /
V Ut. C V - .
I in a biff range of paU J I
\ terns and colorings /TT j
fmiinmin?mni?m?w?n?nmnmi?gi
f Oelrich & Co.. New York, with August
lerbst in charge. They have branches
t the different cities of Central Asia,
hipping wool, skln-s and rugs to the
"nited States, but they Import nothing
xcept a few agricultural implements
rhich come by way of Hamburg. Rusia
does not encourage commerce with
>ther nations. I hear of xone Englishnan
here who is in charge of the telerraph
lines.
Russian Section Is New.
But when I began talking about church
teeples I got diver bed from my story,
was telling you about the different secions
of the town which can be seen
rom the top of the hill. First comes the
tussian section, new and modern, with
tide, clean streets, good sidewalks, big
ions and department stores, hotels, the
alaces of the rich, an opera house, a
heater, a club and a military museum
ir "Temple of Glory." as they call It.
There trophies won by Russian arms,
>att!e flags, portraits and relics of miliary
heroes and other interesting memenoes
have been collected, with several
attle pictures and other representations
>f war. One of the pictures, painted on
i mammoth canvas, represents the enrance
of the Russian army into Tiflls
n 1808. when the King of Georgia asked
Alexander I to come down and protect
lim against the Prussians; another repesents
a treaty being negotiated in a
orest between a native chief and a Ruslian
general; but the most interesting
>f all is a relief maa of the Caucasus,
rhich shows you at^ glance the exraordinary
configuration of this part of
he eafth.
Bronze tablets inscribed with records
>f all the battles fought by the Russiftn
soldiers In the Caucasus from l~*>7 to
i878 have been imbedded in panels in the
>uter walls of the museum, which are of
treat historical value. They give the
lumber of men rngaged and the casual
lies.
The principal street of the town is
called Golovfnski Prospekt. in imitation
it the Nevsky Prospekt of 8t. Petemt>urg.
and it is a fashionable promenade.
Shops Are Little Holes.
To the east of this clean Russian town
s the Pensian quarter, as genuine as any
city of Persia, with narrow, crooked
streets and mud houses of only one or
two stories, which were built when the j
Persians occupied this country. On both!
sides of the street are little shops, like I
closets, set back into the walls, not more
than six or eight feet square, with no1
light or ventilation except that which
romes through the door. Kach line of
buslnex^ Baa a street or a covered road
to itself. The rug dealers are all In one
street, the silversmiths and goldsmiths In
another, tiie hat makers, the dry goods
dealers, the hardware -men. the butchers,
the bakers and even the bathhouses and the
barbers are segregated like the tailors
and the dealers in kitchen utensils, which
is a great convenience.
One whole street Is given up to barbers,
/
_ I
mtniiiiii iiinumniiiiiiiihiii in in hi iiio?3
- ? i
Children's 5
At Record?E
I; Lot of Children's $1.25 Blue Flar
nel Bathing Suits, made in on<
piece style, with braided nn
* sailor collars; sixes 4 to
10 years *
Children's $1.25 Rough Straw an
Milan Hats, trimmed with
satin ribbon bows. Juve- Jy/C
r.ile Dept.?Second floor a
? ==
39c Bleached
Table Damask
Forty pieces of this Excellent 1
closed out from the maker at a sa
is strongly wdven and has permane
number of artistic patterns. A dams
ice. Yard
?.5c Extra Large Size Turkish I
closely woven with heavy, fluffy
have fast hems
i 01
A OA
This clipping explains the
Record." It will be the sensal
=
EATURE OF THE
2J4c White In
of India Linon for summer wear a
lot is offered, we predict the busi?
tment. We cleaned up the manui
value positively without preceden
ith a crisp finish that is warranted
d is actually worth double the
Qu/ific 5.000 yards of ISc ExOW119S#
quisite White Swiss, fresh
from the importer; sheer, delicate
quality, but securely
woven for lonr wear and ?a /
frequent washing: check ygjaA] ?
and plaid patterns r
Regular 25c 4^-inch
LvaiiSW* white irijth Batiste;
extra fine and sheer:
first in favor for lin- fl ^TT /
gerie waists and dress- l|
es: note the width /Jh
Xo C. O. D.. Mail or Phone
tion. Limit?tw
$1.00 PERSIAN
WAISTS .....
Also a few Tailored Chambri
40 DOZEJX PRETTV SL'MMER WA
clean-up of a maker's stock: others acc
sizes in each style, but all sizes in the 1
rious dainty effects of lace and embrold?
are plainly fashioned and come in best 1
barely covers the cost of materials. Rec
Women's $1.00 White I.inene Man- 1
nish Shirts: strictly tailored
with open fronts, long *
sleeves, soft cuffs and laun- C
dered collars
$1.00 and $1.50 Fine Lingerie
Waists, with high or low necka, long
| or short sleeves: trimmed
with lace, embroidery and Qyf*
medallions v
$?.C0 Tailored Black Jap Silk
Waists, tucked to bust
line and fintshed with ^ <f\o
side-pleated ruffle down j yR
front , v/
Women's 50c Long Figured and
Flowered Lawn Kimonos. ?
in all colors: made with
scalloped crocheted edges....
$5 SILK PETTK
in black and all <
200 Pure Silk Petticoats at a price
the Interest of every wideawake shoppe
is worth more than $1.08. Cut full, w
lshed with deep shirred and corded umi
nuiiiiiiiiiimnimmmminiimiiiiiiinat
who do a big business, for the Persians
shave their heads instead of their faces.
All t.he bathhouses are on one street,
which seems Jo be well patronized also.
Naskidoff, who knows everything, says
the Persians wait until they are very
dirty and then go and take a long, hot
bath.
Many of the merchants make their own
goods and work at their trade in their
shop?, where their customers ran see
them. The Persians are the petty merchants;
the Georgians manufacture arms
and are gold and silversmiths. Their
handiwork is rude, but artistic?that is.
it shows more taste than skill. They
run to belts, daggers, revolver handles,
cups, flagons, filigree buttons and saddle
ornaments, which the Georgians covet
more than virtue. They do some very
clever work by inlaying steel with silver
and gold, but it is not so flne or so artistic
as the cloisonne of Japan.
Jealous of Armenians.
The Armenians are the big dealers, the
bankers, the money lenders, and, like
most prosperous people, are the object
of jealousy and resentment. I am told
that when an Armenian loans money
he expects to have it repaid. His business
reputation is flne, hut the people
who owe him money hate him because
Armenians are thrifty, industrious and
temperate, and do not waste their substance
in riotous living.
The Tartars, who have their ovn section
of the town, hate the Armenians
more than the Persians do, not only because
of the difference of temperment
and habits of life, but the Tartars and
Persisan are Mohammedans and the Armenians
are Christians.
The Tartars are the toughest of the lot.
They are desperate, reckless, hot-headed
desperadoes, with a fondness for a fight
and strong drink, notwithstanding the
prohibition of the Koran. When a Tartar
lets himself go, other people are
wise to give him the right of way, particularly
when he wears a knife at
his belt and "totes" a couple of guns.
He abominates the Armenians, who are
a constant moral reproach to him, and
makes no effort to conceal his hatred.
WOMAN FIGHTS BULL.
Fatally Injured in Inure Battle
Against Animal With Hat Fin.
! FULTON. Mo.. July 6.?Mrs. Thomas
| Douglas was fatally injured and the animal
nearly blinded in a battle with a
vicious bull yesterday, in 'which a hat
pin was the woman's sole weapon.
Mrs. Douglas was attacked by the bull
while passing through a field. She
gouged the animal about the eyes and for
a while managed to keep ber feet.
Even after forced to the ground Mrs.
Douglas kept her hold on the hat pin
and used it advantageously until help
arrived.
BWomcngmumiMiiiiHimiiiiniiiiiiiiipa
1 ' 1 |T* " 1 l '
?ummer Needs
(eating Prices.
h i Children's 30c Sheer Lawn Caps,
i- in tucked effects or trim- 4 4%
med with niching and em- n
* broidery; slightly soiled....
Children's 20c Rompers, made of
d < hambray and ginghams,, with belt,
pockets and roll col- H ^
lars; 2 to <B year ' |j
i sizes
1
,.2?e_ Wa;
4eavy-grade Damask,
ving of one-third. It A ^
nt finish. A H Ha
isk for servlath
Towels. * /m
All j[ J Q
iLETO
reason for the '"Sale to Beat a
tion of 1910.
: RECORD SALE.
diav Linon
tnd the atnaz- f j ^
;st day of the
Facturer's bal- (jr>\ flit
at this sea- 1 1 "
proof against CCJJ A
Record Sale >5^ 11
Persian Lawn. e "r;s X
kind?full 30 inches; crisp, sheer
quality that waehes and /
wears splendidly; always WojLffl id
sold for 20c yard 7TT
Longcloth. j
lish Long Cloth, usually
sold for fl.25 piece: yard
' wide, with soft chamois
finish; 10-yard piece m
orders on goods in this sec- cr3Pl
o to a customer.
I Atl/M _
."r:i
ly Waists.
TSTS IK THE LOT-SOME FROM A
umulations of our own stocks. Not an (
ot. The White Lawn Waists are In va ry.
The Chambray Waists
act colors. Tomorrow's price
ord Sale price
Women's 20c Short Lawn Kimonos,
in floral and dotted effects; * _
all with scalloped crocheted g
edges.?
T.ot of Wall Made Striped
Gingham Petticoats, with
daep gathered ruffles. 50c /vr.
x value
SO doaen Cambric Corset Covers,
with blouse fronts, round 4 >
necks and lace edges. 10c B
value..
50c Hubbard-style Muslin ^ ^
Gowns, with yokes of tucks jC H C
and embroidery
l?c Muslin Drawers, with A A
series of tucks or with H A t*
gathered hemstitched ruffle.. ? ^
;oats, ]
colors... i$<| .98
that will arouse f 11
r. The silk alone I
ell made and fin- j
>rella flounce. J
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CDCAITCD PAUUflkl Ikl PITV
oruwu\ unniwivm um
COXES TO SEE ABOUT BUYING
PUBLIC GROUNDS.
?
Decline* t? Comment on Roosevelt's
Reported Indorsement of Poindexter
for the Senate.
Speaker Cannon came back to town
last evening. sunburned and husky lookin?,
from a little loafing trip down the
Potomac with some friends. He will
stay here a few days and then leave for
his home in Danville, 111. The business
that brought him back to Washington
has to do with the expenditure of the
*800,000 appropriated by Congresa at the
session just closed for the purchase of
a portion of the property between the
Senate office building and the Union station.
Proposed Public Psrk.
Congress has announced its intention
of buying all this property and turning
the tract into a public park?perhaps using
some of it for office building purposes
?and 1600,000 a year will be appropriated
until a total of f3.800.000 hge been
reached.
Mr. Cannon will confer during his fcrief
stay with Vice President Sherman and
Klltott Woods, superintendent of the
Capitol, who compose the commission intrusted
with the duty of spending the
*800,000 now on hand for the purpose
and securing land ia return at what is
considered a reasonable price without
the necessity of resorting to condemnation
proceedings. The commission will
ask owners of the land to make offers
of their holdings. The best offer will be
accepted.
Declines to Discuss Knert.
Uncle Joe declined te comment on
the report from Oyster Bey that Col.
Roosevelt had indorsed the candidacy
of Representative Miles Polndexter of
Washington for the seat of Senator
Piles of that state. ..
"Who gave out the news?" Mr. Cannon
inquired. "Was it Polndexter?"
Then he announced he would wait until
he heard more on the subject.
Mr. Polndexter is the most radical
of all the insurgents, not even excepting
Victor Murdoch of Kansas. He
was elected on a straight anti-Cannon
platform, and was one of the few insurgents
who voted to depose the
Speaker during the celebrated rules
row.
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! DOUBLE
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King's Palace
TRADING
STAMPS I.
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All Day Tomorrows i
? I ?=
lington's Fastest Growing w
SnRKiln
BEAT
-
Thousands of dollars' wort
thereabouts in order to match th
of Max Kohner.
Last July's sacrifice of the
history, and provided the bigge
when we set out to shatter eve
for low priced merchandise, mtic
lar lines have been reduced to s
money-saving bulletin, and be a
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Fancy Goods
Marked at HaBf.
*1.00 White I .ace Wash Veils, with
deep figured borders: full
1V4 yards long. Also Black b>a
Silk Veils. Record Sale
price [
Lot of 15c White Mercerized Wash j
Belting, in heavy em- ^*1T /
bossed designs. Belt / ?/??.?* i
length " /Z&,
Women's 5c White Hemstitched
Handkerchiefs. * ?
2 for 5c |
Large Size Shopping Bags, of 1
heavy twisted net with riveted
leather handles. || yr
Record Sale price u w
Table of -'5c Lace, Net and Swiss
Neckwear, consisting of .> go
new jabots, rabats and 11
stocks. Record Sale price
*1.00 10-button Chamoisette Gloves
and Black and White Silk
Gloves. Record Sale
price i
$150 Mind'
Fashion's latest hit ii
white, burnt, red and
Every former record of milli
this sale of" the most popular summer hn
priee. These Hindu Turbans are mad*
double inside brim?. Modeled to lit an>
39c.
Lot of Women's >1.00 Hough Straw
Band Sailors, in black. e*
burnt and white; best summer
shapes
Sale of High-grade 14-inch French
rstciAri rkefrivth PlnmM. udth hard.
* Ui IVU V ?- ? ?V- I ? .. - ?- ?,
strong: flues and long, .#>0
glossy fibers: *2.00
values
Regular $4.00 16-ineh French Curled
Plumes, in black and ? ?. am
white; lustrous qual- ^ jj
ity; curled to stay ^
$3, $4 and $5 Ha
White Milans, Black and White Chip
Mats.
Every prevailing summer shape is ii
extremely large to the conservatively sm
Black Chips have burnt or white edges,
of finest imported straws and are actu
six times the Record Sale price.
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DISTRICT'S FAT PURSE
RECORD FOR REVENTTJJ IN TAX
COLLECTOR S OFFICE.
Increase of $800,000 in Last Two
Years Mainly Due to Personal
Assessments.
A record for revenue has been made by
the District of Columbia, according to a
statement prepared by Charles C. Rogers,
collector of taxes, and handed to
Commissioner Rudolph today. An increase
of $800,000 in the last two years
la shown by the figures, and a further
increase over the estimates of the District
officials is shown to the extent of
nearly $180,000.
For the fiscal year Just closed Mr. Rogers
handled $7,717,004.82, which means
the amounts from real estate taxes, personal
taxes, miscellaneous receipts, such
as dog tags, huckster wagon licenses and
the hundreds of littie driblets that float
in from every source. Everything is included
under that amount. It is the
largest income the District has ever had.
Special Assessments.
But of this amount there is much that
la strinflv o i r? # arl flt r#VAnilP
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Such things as special assessment work,
permit work, and the amounts paid by
householders for work done in the street
and sidewalk confronting them are not
included in the general fund, but with
these amounts out the general fund adds
up to $6,275,011.88.
Tlijis last amount is that which the
Commissioners use in basing their estimates
for congressional appropriations.
Two years ago a committee composed of
the auditor, the assessor and the collector
of taxes estimated that the revenue
for the year just closed would be
$6,096,000. So the actual performance
beat the promise by a large sum. The
revenue for the previous year is exceeded !
by $225,310.77.
The feature of the collections is the ,
high amount collected from persona! as- '
sessments. These amounted to $1,<XX>,605.81.
with $2,190.18 penalties. Realty 1
taxes were $4,250,483.35, with penalties ;
amounting to $35,280.06. , Miscellaneous i
receipts were $976,365.21. Collections
from other sources, such as water rents, :
special assessments, etc., amounted to i
$1,441,902.94. 1
65q Bleached S
72x90 Size . .
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A glance at these Sheets will show t
record of last year's sale of M. Kohm<
well. They are made of superior bleach?
18c Bleached Pillow i
Cases in 42x88 aire; ? aij /
neatly hemmed and B QJ|U
finished *
Full pieces of 10: and
12Sic Yard-wide Bleach- /mm *p /
ed Muslin. Record Sale
Store. ' A Grea
HAI1
$2.00 Cluster '
Puffs, of finest
hair, fashioned
of 1^ to IS large
I puffs.
$1.00 i
A REC
:h of new, clean summer merch
e tremendous selling of a year ;
M. Kohner stock rolled up the b
st values. Hence, the Washingl
n that wonderful record. Our t
h nf which will he soM helnw re
well the assemblage of bargair
n- hand early for your share of 1
I 3)jpifji/
il Ik <LL<L1 \
1
I
Ira Sheer L
Law
Best assortment of Princess Dresi
quire comment. The Lingerie Drew
have Dutch necks and show dainty
and braided yokes, panel fronts and
Immense shipment of $2.00 Linene
Wash Skirts, in white, tan, blue and
brown: made in full pleats, Pmry
knee pleats and cluster
pleats
X5.U0 Linene Coat Suits, in white,
blue, lavender and tan: 34-inch
coats, with matched At*
c ollars and pearl or 4L
covered buttons
1
si f uFbans,
n_Mack^
nerv underselling must yield t<?
its at about one-fourth the customary
! of best rough straw braids, with
" style of coiffure. Record Sale price,
Wonderful value in 12-inch Willow
Plumes; not glued, but *? -w (Tit*
with carefully tied fibers:
black and white ^
? m t _ t_ n r:it r? * . . ^ c'.n ??.*
H-incji wiiiuw r iuuiw, ui uwcsi
quality: first plucking a b mn
of full-grown male "J % J &
birds
Table of Flowers that sold up to
"9c: every variety in bunches _
and sprays, including Roses
and all the Fifcld Flowers
ts at . . ^
s and Black Hair / ft /Tj\
ncluded, from the (I \L^
;all. Some of the
All are fashioned
ally worth up to
y
BUTLER IS MtlH
W1KBUSH ACCUSED OF BI<
JEWELRY ROBBERY.
Is Chained by Grant}, Jury Wit]
Stealing Diamonds Valued
at $18,450.
iidiuiuuu ouyii IUC IUC,
colored butler, at the home of Mrs
Rebecca H. Hornsby, 1713 I stree
northwest, was Indicted today by th<
grand jury for housebreaking and gram
larceny.
It is charged he broke into the resi
dence of his employer. March 1 last, an<
stole diamonds valued at $18,450. Wlm
busli stood the "third degree" two oi
three times at police headquarters with
out divulging his alleged connectioi
with the crime. Precinct Detectlv*
Weber located one of the diamonds, when
it had been sold, and traced its previoui
possession to the ex-butler. Wimbusli
it is claimed, admitted the charge.
Detective Weed on found the Jewelry ii
a tin can in a stable where Wimbusl
visited.
Rufus H. Speake, a former chauffeur
was also indicted for housebreaking. I
is alleged that June 23 last Speake en
tered the garage of the Qoodyear Tin
and Rubber Company and took tirei
and other automobile supplies valued a
9650.
The grand jury ignored a charge o
false pretenses against Frederick Rice
who ^as said to have been a salesmsr
for F. Warren Johnson, the pawnbrokei
who committed suicide sliortlv after tin
arrest of Rice.
Other indictments returned by the granc
jury include William A. Joyce, forgery
Laura Butler, grand larceny; William R
Stone, grand larceny; James Tyler, robbery;
- Lottie Tyler, housebreaking, anc
Oscar Wright, housebreaking.
ICE-BOX MAKERS STRIKE.
Three Thousand Carpenters in Chicago
Demand Higher Wages.
CHICAGO, 111., July S.?Three thousand
carpenters employed in store, office
and bar fixture factories throughout
Chicago were called out on strike
yesterday in an effort to enforce a demand
for higher wages.
As a result of the strike Chicagc
may experience an ice-box famine, at
several of the affected shops product
this hot-weather household article.
a
ftTTffl'
5ee,s- 39? |
t
hHt we've broken the value-giving |
sr's stock and ail other records as J
>d cotton with deep hems?*&c'
,
40-inch Extra Heavy
Brown Muslin, such as a^JL
is usually sold for 10c
Regular 10c Amoskeag
Fast-color Apron Ginghams, mm
in checks of all. sizes and ??
colors
1 '-<?
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it Record Sale of
R 000DS.
Regular $2.00 [ Regular ioc
W a v v H a i r ' Hair Net*, faSwitches,
in .11 | [J ?
shades. Higr.- i that a|rty,
grade human ; stay in phice.
hair. j for Sc. Each,
98c i !5c
our
andise on sale at half price and
ago, when we sold out the stock
>iggest volume of business in our
:on public knows what to expect
niyers have scoured the markets
gular wholesale cost. Our reguis.
Don't miss a word of this
:he economies.
lingerie Materi
ns and Best Li
ses you've selected from this season?end tl
ses are In white only,- and are lavishly trln
effects of swlss embroidery and rows o
pleated flounces. Choice, $1.98.
| Regular $10 Princess Dresses in
I pure linen, figured lawn and linI
gerle fabrics; lace and
embroidery trimmed. a A aq
Overskirt and pleated UX
styles ^
$3.00 Linene Wash Skirts in white,
tan and black, also
Brilliantine Skirts in a.m a,q
black, blue. brown 5} I - Vrt
a.nd gray v v
i EMBROIDEt
Worth 20c and 2
Wide Flouncings, Corse
--- Finished Callow
| j?
"The Record Sale ushers in ;
whole town talking. All the kin
for making summer garments ;
cuted on sheer swiss grounds am
and most serviceable sort. Im
aisle. Record Sale price
At
BIG TABLK OF 3?e
_ and 49c Fine Swiss and
2 "5^ Cambric Embroideries,
******* consisting of all-overs,
corset covers and flouncings. Hun1
dreds of exquisite new patterns to
! choose front.
:
At REGULAR 75c. AND
y?-v $1.00 Swiss Flouncinars,
^"a*st Frontings and AIIover
Embroideries, in
richly executed openwork, floral
and scroll effects.
i At WIDE ASSORTMENT
j a of 75c and $1.00 Oriental
Tr^C and All-over Laces, for
w making waists, yokes
! and sleeves. Doaens of artistic
! patterns.
i
) During the heated term s
' Rich's shoes
i
J reduced pric
Semi-Annual Clear
A complete closing out c
r lines of Rich's Footwear whic
' Vj ?at an immense reduction oi
I ionable and up to date.
1,000 Pairs Womer
! Ties and Pumps .
; 100 Pairs Misses'
; Ties and Pumps .
250 Pairs Men's
Footwear .....
t
* In addition there is a red
* immense bargains in every i:
i B. RICH7
Ten-One F Stre
COL. SAWTEK AEtlEED.
Was Assistant Quartermaster General
of the Army.
Co!. J. FJst court Sawyer, assistant
quartermaster general of the army, has
- been placed on the retired list on ac
count of age. He was born In the D!s
trlct of Columbia in July, 1846, but was
s appointed to the army from New Jersey.
He began his military career in November.
1867. as second lieutenant, 3th United
> States Artillery, and remained with that
s regiment, the latter part of the time as
t first lieutenant, until December, 1806,
when he was transferred to the quarter;
a ?
? ? '
Men's I
White Shirts, j
Hi*!.-class White Neglige Shuts
with fronts pleated in wide and narrow
effects. Coat and regulation
styles, with or without attached j
cuff*. Famous M - andg/v It
C brands, known as f
the best shirts made J |
Men * 25c and 50e AlUailk sy. |
; Four-in-hand Ties Reversible 3
style, In scores of patterns |
Men's 50c Porosknit Underwear. in $
athletic style or w 1th <m > ?
long pants. Record Sate I
price we-ww |
Men s .? _Kg\ptian Raibnggan *
Underwear, in long and mm
short s ec. r style*. (?? - t
nient : | 4
Rrokcn sites in Men s .\n MV.ite
Gaure Lisle and Fancy ?
Striped Falbnggan Under- /yr \
wear J
Mens 25' White, c olored and X
Fancy Washable Ma- *?n / C
dras Ties. Record Sale j J
price * /3 5
Men's 15c Half Iloae. awiT /
black, fancy stripes and yr.Z-?
silk embroidered effects...* 4 3
Men's $1.00 and $1.50 Fine Quality
Neglige ; Shirts, in coat ar.d , Q
regulation atvies ?lth at- . I
| taihcd or aeparate < uffs | : I
Toilet Wants, j
Colgate's Brilliant.ne, for the hair 2?e
Imported Rice Powder... 5: t
Williams' Shaving Soap 3c |
1 --02. bottle Household Ammonia...1c |
4-ok. bottle Peroxide Hydrogen... ,7c I
atts, Figyred j
amene. |
je price is too ridiculously low to re- |
imed with val laces. The Uwn Dreseee 1
% lace. The Llnene Dresses have lace |
113 Pure Linen Coat Suits in both X
plain and rough weaves. Coats have |
notched lapels or X
shawl cellars. Skirts S5.yK X
are four yards wide v ; |
Regular **.00 Pure Linen Suit* in X
the newest summer |
model. Coats have a* aq J ,
notched collars and 55 I
pearl buttons 1 |
]}ES IS? I
)t Covers, Waist Panels, j
is and AH-overs. , w- J ;
an embroidery bargain to set the J
ids of Embroideries most wanted j
are represented. They are exe- j
d patterns are of the handsomest J
mense table in the main-' j ::
At THIS TABLE CON- j I
m tains the most beautiful : X
en>hroideries you'll find ; |
anywhere priced at 60c ?
and 09c. Wide flounclngs, all-overs ?
and corset covers Novelties in an ; |
infinite range of patterns
At TABLE OF PRETTT j
m Embroidery Edges and < |
Insertions, suitable for 5
all kinds of uses Fine 5
swiss and cambric grounds. Values 9
up to 10c. 3
At BIG TABLE OF NEW jf
Laces, comprising linen {
and cotton torchone, imi- :S
tation cluny laces, and X
baby Irish effects. Worth up to ?
10c. - ; t
tore will be closed at 5 :y> p.m. [
B. RICH'S SONS.
ance Sale
>f all odd lots, ends of lines and
h we no longer intend to handle
1 regular prices.. All of it fashI
is 1 Which sold at
li^o to S;.oo.
1*1 ? V 1
> PAIR
uctioi} on many other lines and i|l
n stance.
??
(TV r?AMr?
et, Corner Tenth. !i
' lij
master's department with the rank of
captain.
During the Spanish war and the Philipplne
insurrection be served as a maior
in the volunteer <*arterma?ter's depart ment.
He recentiy was .stationed at 8
Paul, Minn., but for several weeks past
has been In this city on leave of absence
He reached the grade of colonel in Apni
last. He Is placed upon tfe retired ]'*<
with the rank of brigadier general, under ,
the provisions of the act of Oor.gr ess approved
April 2U. 1904, the Senate having
duly advised and consented to his advancement.
i
w
It pays to read the want column* of
The Star. Hundreds of situation? are
filled through them.
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