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314-316 SEVENTH STREET An Extraordinary List of Friday Bargains $ 15 and $20 Suits, $5.00 Fancy Mixtures and Plain Colors. $15 amid $20 Long Coats, $6.50 Plain and Novelty Cloths?all styles. $12.50 and $115 Dresses, $5.00 All colors and all new styles. $5.00 amid $6.50 Skirts, $2.45 In Panama and Novelty. Cloths. $1 and $1.25 Wash Waists, S9c Tailormade and Lingerie Waists. $5 to $7.50 Waists, $3.75 Chiffon. Velvet, Messaline and Net, with kimono and long sleeves. $5 to $7.50 Trimmed Hats, 95c Shown in black and all colors. $8.50 to $12.50 Trimmed Hats, $1.95 Fur and Fur Trimmed?all colors. $13.50 to $20 Trimmed Hats, $3.^5 Large, small and medium shapes. $5 and $6.50 White Beavers, $1.95 In small and medium shapes. $ 1.50 to $3.00 Hats, 25c All colors and styles are here. Children's Wear Reduced $f.OO Children's Cloth Coats $2.74 $6.00 Children's Caracul Coats $3*5? $4.00 Children's Cloth Coats $1.98 $2.50 Children's Cloth Coats 98c $2.00 Children's Madras Dresses 98c $2.50 Children's Madras Dresses $1-49 $10.00 Misses' Cloth Coats. $5.00 $15.00 Misses' Cloth Coats. $6.50 $19.50 and $22.50 Misses' Suits.. $8.98 $1.25 Children's Sweaters 79c $2.00 Children's Felt Hats 49c $1.00 Children's Felt Caps 49c $4.00 Children's Silk Beavers $1-79 $3.00 Silk Skirts, black and colors $1.98 I I i When attending a formal din ner. reception or other social func tion, have your hair suitably dressed for the occasion. Hair Emporium Ynu will find here every up-to-date convenience and lux ury on a scale heretofore unknown In Washington. Or. if you prefer, we will send an expert hairdresser to your home, by appointment. Private *Parjors for Hair Dressing. Children's Hair Cutting. Manicuring for Ladies. Facia! Massage. We carry an unetjuuled line of Hair Goods, including: the famous NEW EiEPNER BRAID, An exclusive and effective coiffure, with puffs and curls at either end. Ask About the Hepner Toilet Specialties 525 Thirteenth St. N.W. L* Two Doom uth of F. New York. Chicago. Atlantic City. S | & | 801 Pa J 1 !! Ave. S <a ?: Corner 8th St. =? ?= :: I H Make Your Selection The attractions of the Mid winter Clearance Sale are extra ordinary. You will find the redactions upon practically every piece of Furniture in the stock range from 25?Jo to 40%?In some * cases they are cut a full half?and for the Hoeke standard qualities. Delivery can be made now, or later if you de sire. A smail deposit will ycure your selection. Parties contemplating housekeeping in the* spring can thus take advantage of these special prices. e????????a Gov. Crothers was the attraction at the Wednesday afternoon s>sslon of the Farmer*/ Institute, at Haaeratowa, Md. lie delivered an address urging the farm ers to organlsa for mutual benefit and protection. ROW OVER WATSON But He and Chilton Are Elected Senators. TWELVE DEMOCRATS BOLT Republicans in West Virginia Legis . lature Refuse to Vote. STIRRED BY BRIBERY CHARGES Action on Resolution of Delegate Moore Providing for an Investi gation Is Postponed. CHARLESTON, W. Va., January 28 ? With only the democrats of the legisla ture present in the Joint session. William E. Chilton of Charleston and Clarence W. Watson of Fairmont were yesterday elect ed to the Senate of the United States for the long and short terms, respectively, each being chosen on the first ballot. Seven democrats bolte'd the caucus nomi nation of Watson and five that of Chilton. Owing to the failure of the republicans and democrats of the senate to agree on terms of a compromise, the republicans of that body again remained absent from the sessions yesterday. The twenty-three republicans of the house left the hall when a motion was carried to compel all members present to vote. Yesterday's sessions of the house and of the Joint assembly were the stormiest in the history of the West Virginia legisla ture. Charges of bribery on the part of Watson and Chilton in securing the cau cus nominations were sprung by several members of the legislature in an attempt to postpone the election of United States senators, but they were either voted down or ruled out of order, and the election proceeded. Chilton received on Joint bal lot 7t votes and Watson 70; necessary for an election, o9. When the house met Delegate Moore, republican, sprung the first sensation by offering a joint resolution asking that a committee of five be appointed to investi gate the charges of bribery which had been made on the floor of the house by Delegates Hubbard and Robinson, and reciting further that it was rumored that Delegate Shock had been paid money by supposed representatives of Chilton and Watson. Resolution Recites Charges. As to the alleged attempt to bribe Shock, the resolution says, in part: "It has been currently reported and cir culated generally in the city of Charles ton that on the evening preceding said caucus the sum of $1,000 was paid in cash and an additional sum of $1,500 was promised to a member of the house of delegates, namely. Delegate L. J. 8hock, by friends and adherents of William E. Chilton and Clarence W. Watson for the purpose of inducing said Shock to vote in said caucus for and in the interest of the said Chilton and Watson, and that the said Shock, after he had received the said sum of $1,000, took the same and imme diately exhibited it to William G. Ben nett of Lewis county and John W. Davis of Harrison county, and that he made a written statement of the fact that the said money had been given him and the additional sum above named promised him for the purpose above recited." The resolution asked that the election of senators be postponed for a period of fif teen days, until proper Investigation could be made. An attempt was made to take up the resolution for immediate consid eration, but It was lost. Second Sensation. The next sensation came after the dem i ocrats of the senate joined with the house and the republican members had left. Chilton had been placed in nomi nation by Senator McCorkle, when Sen ator Bland led the bolt by nominating Thomas E. Hedges. Bland questioned the democracy of Watson and attempted to show a connection between the Chilton and Watson candidates. Delegate Hubbard, who led Tuesday's bolt, nominated William R. Tho.mpson. During the roll call Delegate Gilkeson was excused from voting, having offered a resolution asking a postponement of the election uniil the charges of bribery could be ihvestigated, and the resolution hav ing been ruled out of order. On the roll call Chilton received 71 votee. Hodges 3, Thompson 1, and John W. Davis 1. Sev eral members who bolted Tuesday voted for Chilton, saying they had been given no direct evidence of bribery. For the short term Senator Woods nominated Watson, and' Hulbbard led the bolt by naming Louis Bennett. On the roll call Watson received 70 votes, Bennett 5, and Davis 2. Demand an Inquiry. Following the election Chilton and Wat son addressed the joint assembly. Both invited a thorough investigation of the charges of bribery, Chilton declaring that he had committed, no wrong in working for his nomination. Watson declared he would not accept the office If it could be shown him beyond a reasonable doubt that "improper influences have been used by me or my friends in my election " With Gov. Glasscock refusing to recog nize the organization of the legislature because of the state senate muddle, and, therefore, unwilling to sign the commis s'ons of Chilton and Watson, the situa tion remains chaottc. Neither Watson nor Chilton has stated what his next steps will be. Tne governor will act officially today and will refuse to sign the bom missions. The state senate is just as far- apart as ever according to some of the senators. Meredith and Silver conferees have been together several times, but no agreement lias been reached, owing largely to the fact that the democrats insist that Sena tor Hearns shall be unseated. Prosecuting Attorney Avis stated last night that he will have a grand jury in vestigation of the charges of bribery un less the legislature makes a thorough in i vestigation. ' Asa H. Rector of Atoka. Va.. died Tuesday of pneumonia. He leaves a wife and one son. Mr. Rector was a large real estate owner, a director in one of the national hankp of Alexandria, Va.. and was also a Confederate veteran, hav 'ng served throughout the war. ? BREAK A BAD COLD IX SEVERAL HOURS. ; 1! Most Severe Cold and All Grippe Misery Will Simply Vanish. !! ? The nio*t effective and harmless way to curt the Grippe or break a severe cold, either is the bead, chejt, back. stomach or limb*. 1* a dose of Pape'a Cold Compound every two bour* until three consecutive <lo4ei are taken. Yon will distinctly feel the cold breaking and 'all grippe symptoms going after the very first dose. It promptly relieves the most miserable headache, dullness, bead aud nose stuffed up, feverlsbnesn, sneetlng. sore throat, running of the noae. soreness. stlffnesi anJ rheumitic ach ing. Take this harmless Compound aa directed, with the knowledge that there la do other medicine i made anywhere else In the world which will ? cure your cold or end Grippe misery aa prompt ly and without any other assistance or bad after effects aa a 25-cent package of Pape'a Cold Compound, which any druggist la the world j can supptg. After three years' research we have etada sively demonstrated that quinine is not effective la the treatment of colds or grippe. By Frederic J. Haskin. All indications now point to important legislation in numerous states within the next few months for the establishment of the direct primary. Along with primary legislation will go, in some cases, legis lation for the establishment of other fea tures of what is known as the popular government movement. Ttiese features Include the Initiative and referendum, the recall, corrupt practices legislation, stricter registration laws and the like. Every student and every casual ob server of politics in this country is well aware that for years there has raged a great controversy over the merits of the direct prjmary system and the value of other forms of legislation calculated to give the voters more direct participation in the nomination of candidates for pub lic offices, and in the shaping of legisla tion. Despite controversy and contention, however, the growth of the direct pri mary system and the movements closely related to it has been marked. At first the progress made in these lines was slow and in the face of great opposition. Of late it has been much more rapid. * * * The direct primary movement in the United States has been a recent as well as a rapid growth. While ? Rapid t,je subject had been agltat _ . ed for some years before Growth. it was not until then that a state-wide set of mandatory laws for the control of primary elections was established. This was in Minnesota. The Minnesota law, however, went but a short distance as compared with more recent legislation. It established direct nominations throughout the entire state, except for state officers. It did not apply to the adoption of the state platform. Exponents of the movement for popular government look back on the Minnesota law, for the time It was enacted, as a great step in advance, though it was only the beginning of what was to follow. In the same year, 1901. important direct primary laws were enacted in Florida and Oregon. Mississippi followed in 1902, and in the following year the state of Wisconsin went much farther than any of the other states had gone. Under the urging of Gov. La. Follette, a state-wide primary law was enacted with quite com plete provisions for legal supervision. The convention system was fully set aside, except for the purpose of forming a state platform. Under this Wisconsin law of 1903, the delegates to the national party conventions were to be elected by direct vote. It was provided that two were to be elected in each congressional district and four at large. * * * Since that time there has been a rapid sweeping away of the former systems for making nomlna Old Systems tions. The party con _ , . vention has become SWept A way. praetieally a thing of the past in a considerable part of the Union. Eighteen states have mandatory laws for direct nominations covering prac tically all the offices, except that of dele gate to the national convention. These states are California, Idaho. Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada. New Hamp shire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. In five states there are op tional laws covering practically all the offices except delegates to the national convention. These states are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan and Ten nessee. In Minnesota. Ohio and Penn sylvania there are optional laws covering practically all except state offices and delegates to national nominating con ventions. In Indiana, Maspachusetts. New Jersey and Tennessee there are mandatory laws covering certain locali ties or offices. In the eleven states of Connecticut. Delaware, Indiana, Mary land, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan. New York. North Carolina and Rhode Island there are optional laws covering certain localities or offices. Direct nomi nations obtain now in practically all the southern states. It Is noticeable in the history of the primary movement that the southern states, as a rule, fell into line early. Considering, the United States as a whole, it can be i<a!d that the southern and central parts of the country are most thoroughly committed to the principle of the direct primary. The northeastern group of states and the Rocky mountain states have been slower to take it up. But in nearly every part of the Union the direct primary system is either estab lished or there Is a strong agitation in I favor of it. United States senators are dircctly nominated in twenty-one of the states. * ? ? The Oregon plan of the direct primary, the Huntley law of 19U8, is the plan that is now receiving most at The Oregon tention throughout the country. This plan cannot irl&II. be considered fully with out consideration of the Oregon system of direct government in its entirety. Oregon was a pioneer in going to great lengths In the direction of abandonment of the system of delegation of powers, and in gi ving the public direct authority in both nominations and in legislation. Its system comprehends the Australian ballot, the stringent regulation of the registration of voters, the initiative and referendum, the direct primary, a corrupt practices act and the recall. In a speech in the Senate during the last session of Congres?, Sena tor Jonathan Bourne of Oregon explained the workings of the Oregon system. This speech was later printed as a document and applications for l,8uo,(XX> copies of it have been received from various paats of the Union. A feature of the Oregon plan, having especial relation to the choice of United St,ates senators by the direct primary, is what Is known as statement No. 1. This statement, if signed, pledges the candi date for the legislature always to vote for' the canoldate for senator who has re ceived the highest number of votes at the general election. Un'ted States senators under this system may be nominated by their respective parties In the party pri maries, and the candidate receiving the greatest number of votes thereby becomes the party nominee Then, in the general election, the party nominees are voted for by the people, and the Individual receiv ing the greatest number of votes in the general election thereby becomes the peo ple s choice for United States senator. Under the Constitution of the United States the legislature must elect the senators. But as an instance of how the Oregon plan works an overwhelmingly republican legislature in Oregon chose Gov. Chamberlain, a democrat, to the Senate, following out the will of the peo ple as expressed at the primary and the polls. * * * One of the latest outgrowths of the di rect primary movement is the presidential preference law. Ore Presidenti&l gon *ias s'JCh a law. and the MUbieCt ,s nOW bein? Preferences. aKltated ln about ^ third of the states of the Union. At .empts will be made tb get such a law enacted this winter and the coming spring in about fifteen of the states. The presidential preference law provides for the direct primary election of delegates to national conventions- and glve& the opportunity to the voter to express his preference for President and Vke Presi dent 1n his prlfnary. It Is apparent that if this system f'lould become general through the country it would result in the nomination of the candidates for President and Vice President by the vot ers themselves, ^ationil conventions, un der rnch a syatem, would merely regis ter the wlH of the people as volccd at the primaries. The delegates to ths national conventions In that case would become functicnarles, with as little real say in the selection of candidates for President ind Vice Prudent as the presidential electors now have in the choice of these officials. The Constitution, of course, never con The Mam's Store"8 (oJ I J Half Price Sale S3? in; ?N? i ? r g of :: H :: H H n) AMD :: ?? a :: Starts Tomorrow Morning at 8 O'CIock. That Means the Mae's Store Willi Be the Busiest Spot in Washington. . * There are sales arid sales, but this is the One Half Price Sale?the D. J. Kaufman Half Price Sale. Never in the life of the Man's Store have we given such great clothing values?-just in the height of winter season?just when you need them most. Your money buys two Suits or Overcoats for the price of one. ? Hundreds of the choicest styles and fabrics in fine M. S. M. handmade garments at Honest Half Price. cults and Overcoats Half Price, :: $115.00 Suits and Overcoats $20.00 Suits and Overcoats $25.00 Suits and Overcoats $30.00 Suits and Overcoats $35.00 Suits and Overcoats $40.00 Overcoats - - $45.00 Overcoats - - $7.50 - $10.00 - $12.50 - $15.00 - $ 17.50 - $20.00 - $22.50 H B Remember, M. S. M. Clothing, whether sold at half price or original price, is sold with the guarantee of MONEY'S WORTH OR MONEY BACK. km :: ?? ?? The Mae's Store. D. J. KAUFMAN, 1005-7 Pa. Ave, :: :: r. it a It it r. ?? :: ! I Quick Relief from ? Lame Back Pain in the back is quickly 'relieved by an application of Sloan's Liniment. You don't need to rub ? just lay it on? it penetrates. HERE'S PROOF. Mr. James Henry VVynn, of Mulbsrry, Fla* writes: "I have been down with pain which they called lumbago so that 1 could hardly walk, but after using a few drops of. your Liniment I was benefited ifnmediately." Mr. E. Chichester, 401 Barbev Street, Brooklyn. N*. Y., writes: "I have used your Liniment for rheumatism and lumbago, and it did me more good than all the doctors 1 ever had, and I have recommended it to a great many people." Mr. George Stevens, of Bridgeport, Conn., writes: u I was sick for three weeks with my back, but Sloan's Liniment cured me at once." SLOANS LINIMENT is also a quick and sure remedy for rheumatism, neuralgia, sprairts, cough or cold and croup. At all dealers. 25c., 50c., $1.00. DR. EARL S. SLOAN, BOSTON, MASS. i * templated that the people should hav<e as large a voice In the selection or the Presi dent and Vice President as they have Each Kate was to choose a lK>dy of elect ors, who In turn would elect the President >>?nd Vice president. Th= frumers of i.>e Constitution expressed the idea in p:ac tically all they wrote or paid o.i the sub ject. The electors were not to be bound to any man or party. This was* the law in 17R0. and the theory of the Constitu tion is the same today. But the torce of public opinion has entirely cl anged the operation of the constitutional machinery. In practice tne electors would never ven ture to depart from the mandate of the voters of their respective states. And to those who believe in the presidential preference law contend that it will b* quite in order to go one step farther and let the voters decide on the nomination of the candidate* for President and Vice President an well as on the election of those omcials. * ? * One of the interesting features of the Oregon plan provides for the publ'cation of a pamphlet by the Qualifications of secretary of state. Candidate!. *? mation of voters. In it the candidate in the primary campaign for state or congressional office, may have published a statement of his qjarflcations and the principles and policies he supports. He may set forth any other proper mat ter he wishes in support of his candi dacy. Each candidate must pay for at least one page In the publicity pamphlet. The cost varies from $H>'J for the h'ghest office to $lo for the minor offices. If a candidate desires, he can secure the us of not to excecd three additional pases at $100 per page. But this is not all. Any person may secure space In the pamphlet in opposition to any candidate, 6>ut he must sign his statements, must first submit them to the candidate whom he opposes, must pay for the space used, and what he publishes Is subject to the general laws of slander and libel. One copy of this tamphlet is mailed by the secretary of slate to each registered voter in the state. Among the objections urged to the primary is that it entails a great expense on the candidate, especially the candi dpte for a state office, or for member ship in the House or 8enate. In the Oregon law an eflfcrt has been made to meet this objection by providing that a candidate can expend in the primary campa'gn 15 per cent of one year's com pensation In addition to what he pays for space in the publicity pamphlet. 1222 F Street L^T'uu, Frlebacher's ft * Pre=Inventory Sale E are making extraordinary reductions > to effect a quick clearance of our stock of Winter Suits, Coats, Dresses, Furs, Waists and Skirts. Every gar ment has the stamp of fashion s approval?in models that are exclusive. Suits, Dresses and Coats that sold as high as $30.00 . . . $12.75 Suits, Dresses and Coats that sold as high as $40.00 . . . $17.50 Suits, Dresses and Coats that sold as high as $65.00 . . . $24.75 Among the other objections urged to the primary is the one that it will break down party lines. Tomorrow ? EMPEROR WILLIAM'S I BIRTHDAY. Men and women fought for admission to the Clarke county courthoure. at Ber rvville. Va.. where 'James Feltner is on trial, dharged with the murder of Hush Curtis, merry-go-round manager. at Eoyce last summer, and Judge Harrison of Winchester, who is presiding, ordered the doors locked after all seats and stand ing room had been occupied. Many peo ple declined to go to dinner at noon re cess. * ~ . PACT OH RECIPROCITY. President Will Tell Congress This Afternoon of Canadian Agreement* President Tafts message on reciprocity, together with the agreement signed by the envoys from Canada and the I'tata Department, will be sent to Congress lata this afternoon and the provisions of tha pact will then be made public. Strictest secrecy has characterized the negotiations of the confereea and the President's arguments contained in tlia special message are known only to few officials outside the cabinet.