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? ? ?? ?? 7Sc -aaad! F@ir 1 L5ira?l(BMm This -ale i> <litiferent?inasmuch as these are strictly First Quality Linoleums and in full rolls, not short lengths or rem nants. * For tomorrow'> special sale we offer 25 rolls of Cook's Heavy-weight, l urk-filled Linoleums, in 8-quarter width; choice of light an<l <lark colorings in tiling, mosaic, injaid and parquette flooring designs, the same grades sold for 75c and $1.00 a yard, a* 39?? ?sjttyf* CHILDREN'S DRESSE S?Chil dren's Colored Presses, In lone waist and Russian styles, made of percale and gingham, daintily trimmed with hands and pipings of plain materials; many have fancy border. 75c values for Ooldenberg's CHILDREN'S DRAWERS?Chil dren's Qood Quality Muslin Drawers, sizes 2 to 12 years; trimmed with tucked ruffle or cluster tucks and hem; worth 15c a pair. D/fx Sale price. SIX FAIRS * for '. Seventh and K *The P?p?odaM? store' OOc TABLE DA MASK ?ttf-inch All-linen German Cream Table Damask, warranted all pure linen. Choice of four pretty pat- -5/n\ terns. Sold regularly at ?>c yard. Sale price INFANTS' SLIPS?Infants' Long NalnsOok Slips, made in bishop style, trimmed at neck and sleeves with ruffle; regular price. 2i?c each. Sala price, TWO $1 All-Lninum Oamaislk ScaurfFs, 39?o Special lot of All-linen Dama.ek Scarfs, full bleached and hemstitched all around. Warranted ail-pure-linen flax.' Full two yards long. Note the extra length. Sold regularly at Jl.no each. Sale price, 30c. (Limit?two to each buyer.) ? > IIT'CK TOWELS? Superior Qual ity Hemmed Huck Towel?. liea\ y dou ble-thread kind, with fa.^t color red borders. Note the size? 10x4<?. Sold regularly at 15c eacli. uctk Total value. ?>0c. Sale price, Wbrte, FOUR for.. ? ? ? ? tt ?? ?? ? ? ?? SALE Our constant effort 5s to make this unique salle the center of foarg&Sn interest and for every sale we provide values that cannot fail to hold the attention of every thrifty Washington shopjper. Out=of=the=ordinary advantages are offered in almost every depart= mnient for tomorrow's ?a!e=al! at one price. 39c has the purchasing power of 50c, 75c and $L??). Your best interests demand that you attend this sale and ernjoy the spiendid economies offered for Wednesday at 39c. We cannot fill mail or phone orders. ?? ?? ?? ?* 9e a P&iir. ?? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Just for this sale we offer this unusual value in Women's Pure Silk Hosiery make the most of your opportunity and se cure several pairs at this low pricc?,39c a pair. They are strictly perfect quality?not "seconds" or damaged goods. All pure silk, with 8-inch lisfe garter top. and lisle heel and toe. Choice of black and tan. Regular 501- and 69c values at 394.- pair. ;? 5tV COMBINATIONS- Women's 55 Combination Garments. consisting of 55 corset cover and skirt: also corsct tt cover and drawers, trimmed with It round yoke of embroidery. ribbon It run beading and edsed with lace; 55 another style with two rows of lace ;; Insertion, two rows of rib II ben-run beading and edged II with lace. regular 50c val II ues a! ?! 50c GOWNS?Special lot of Wom tt en's Muslin Night (towns. In high I* and V-neck styles and "slip-over" ;; shape; trimmed with clusters of II tucks and ruffle at neck and sleeves; ? ? . 1 Z A t . I I J _ 39c 75c CREX RUGS?500 Genuine "I "rex" Hugs, sire 24x48 inches?each rug with the Crex ticket attached, in colors of green, red and blue. In plain, striped and bordered effects. Sanitary and durable. tj/tv Regular 75c value. Sale other stvlcs with rmbrold- -t>/CK ... erv insertions; regular .Y>c values for. 50c KIMONOS?Women's Long Ki monos of Printed Lawn, In charming fieures and floral designs; low neck and three-quarter kimono -5/Hv sleeves, finished v. ith neat scalloped edge. Sale price... i: ?? ?? ? ? 7.-.c WASH TI BS-Heavy Galvan ized Iron Wash Tuhs. with drop handles. 2^>-inch size, sold -^/Ov regularly at 75c each. Sale 55 price ""iiiitiititttttitiiitiitii li STEP T,ADI>KRS- Strongly II Made Step Ladders, with shelf at ?? tachment; 4-ft. size, made 55 of selected lumber; regular 55 50c value. Sale pricc ' 1 *'1 55 75c SLOP JARS?Stone China Slop ?g Jars, with cover and ball 55 handle; full size; sold reg it ularly at 75c each. Sale 55 price ? j; .Vtc WINDOW SCREENS? Hard wood Extension-frame Window 55 Screens, with steel centers and mor 55 tlsed frames; 30 inches /TV 55 high and open to 4? Inches; 15 regular prfce. 30c. Sale price. It ...... .? . . i.i . an. tt WV SILK Gl.OVKS- Women's 2 55 clasp All-silk Gloves, with double 55 tipped fingers; choice of 55 black and white. Regular 55 50c quality. Sale price, pair.. ?*c SOFA CUSHIONS?25 dozen Sofa Cushions. size 24x24 and 26x26 inches, filled with soft, fluffy silk (loss, and covered with heavy white cambric. Reg ular H5c value. Sale price <V.c FEATHER PILLOWS?200 Large Size Bed Pillows, covered with heavy-weight "A. C. A." ticking and filled with sanitary crushed turkey feathers. Made odorless by cold-blast process. Regular <iT>c value for ?-. . . ... ??. < WINDOW SHADES?100 dozen f>paque Cloth Window Shades, size .Ixfi ft., mounted on good strong spring rollers?strictly first quality, not seconds. In light, medium and dark green, ecru and white. Regular price. 21V cach. ai)^U'? Sale price, TWO for 75c and $1 PICTURES-Speclal lot of Framed Pictures, with 1*4 and 2 inch gilt and dark wood moldings; sizes as large as 1ta20. Variety of attractive subjects, including etch ings and prints in fruit. scenery and facsimiles. ? ^ I'sual 75c and $1.00 val ues. Sale price *1.25 and $1.50 CURTAINS?500 half pairs or sample strips of Fine Quality Madras Curtains, most of which can be matched Into pairs. Light grounds, with stripes of red, green, blue and rose. 40 inches wide and 3 yards long. Very effective for door and window dra peries. Sold by the pair at $1.25 and $1.50. Sale price, qjJxC strip 75c RAMIE LINEN?48-inch Bxtra Heavy Quality White Imported Ramie Linen, one of the handsomest and moit desirable mate rials for tailored sult? and skirts. Regular 75c value at INDIA Til NON-Superior Quality White India Llnon. .'10 inches wide, possessing that desirable pheerness and fineness for making charming summer waists and dresses. Worth 10c a vard. Total value. HOr. Sale price, SIX VARDS for CHECK DIMITY?White rheck Dimity, In several size checks?a cool and desirable material for white waists and dresses. Bold regularly at 15c a vard. Total value. 75c. Sale price. FIVE .^VC YARDS for 81x00 BLEACHED SHEETS-50 dozen HlxllO Bleached Sheets, full size for double beds, made of good, strong even thread cotton, with a T>/Ttj welded seam in the center. Regular 50c value. Sale 50c SATIN MESSA LI NE?All-silk Imported Satin Messalinc, 10 inches wide, in black and a complete range of street and evening shades; rich, brilliant lus ter. Regular price. 5S?c yard. Sale price Housccleaning Outfit 79c value for 39c. We have prepared a large number of these Housecleanlng Outfit^ for tomorrow's big de mand, and we expect to sell them all by closing time tomorrow evening. One Self-wringing Floor Mop, worth 89c. One Three-string Carpet Broom, worth 25c. One Turkey Feather Duster, worth 15c. Worth 79c. Sale price, 39c. 50c and 75c ALL-OVERS?Oriental Net-top All-over Laces, In handsome t floral and scroll designs; ? choice of white, hutter and "TJ/Ttv arabe color. ROc and 75c values for 75c WATERPROOFED FOCLAROS ?24-inch Genuine Lyons Dye Wa terproofed Foulards, all-silk qual ity, in navy blue, black and colored grounds with popular space dots, neat figures, etc. Reg ular 75c value. Sale price, yard 75c BLACTC TAFFETA?24-inch Black Taffeta Silk, pure dye quality, of heavy weight and rich, bril liant luster; wear guaran teed. Regular 75c value for 75c FRENCH LINEN??8rlnch Fine Quality Imported Black French Lin en, extra fine, even-thread grade, for fashionable black gar- -5/fo ments. Sold regularly at njjVC 75c a yard. Sale price, yd...v BI^EACHED COTTON-Yard-wide Bleached Cotton, firm-woven, even thread quality; free from dressing. Sold regularly at "94^ 10c a vard. Sale price, ?f}'U7r"r SIX YARDS fcr . . . ?i. . ?Pc ART GOODS?Special lot of Mexican Drawnwork Bureau Scarfs and Pillow Shams to match. Scarfs i are 54x18 inches and Shams I are SOx.'SO inches. Regular I Wc values for 50c and 75c VALS-Twelve-yard bolts of French and German Valen ciennes Laces. Edges and Inser tions to match; choice of new and dainty designs for trimmings. 50c and 75c qj'y'lQ values for MENS IIANDKERCHIEFS? Men's Large-size Hemstitched Bor der Handkerchiefs?nice, soft qual tty. Sold regularly at 5c each. Sale price, TWELVE for ............................ 10c and 12Hc HANDKERCHIEFS 100 dozen Women's Fine. Sheer Quality Handkerchiefs, with pretty niedlci lace edge. Worth 10c and 12^0 each. Sale price, EIGHT for 50c to $1 STRAW HATS?Special lot of Boys' and Children's Straw Hats, In all the most approved shapes. Including Jack Tar, broad brim Sailors, Little Jack Horner and small juvenile shapes; trimmed with blue, white or red rib- d bons. Regular BOc, 75c. and $1.00 values. Choice at (Boys' Clothing Dept., Third Floor.) BOYS' KHAKI PANTS?Boys' Tan Color Khaki Pants, in bloomer style: sizes 5 to 8 years; and knlckerbocker style, sizes 0 to 17 years; full cut and well made; all seams taped. Sale price, pair*. ....... :i:tit:itit:t:i::i:tti::ti:Jt?tttttt:t::tJt:::::t:n:t:tJ: =? Shaving Combination lOc box of Williams' Shaving Powder. 25c "Rubberset" Shaving Brush. 10c box Royal Violet Talcum Powder. 12c bottle Witch Hazel Extract. Total value, ?7c. Sale price, 39c. 75c MUSLIN CURTA1NS-200 pairs of Ruffled Muslin Curtains, hemstitched kind. Excellent sheer quality, tucked or plain. /ftv Sold regularlv at 75c pair. Sale price, pair TUMBLERS?Colonial Glass Table Tumblers, nicely finished, and with ground bottoms. Full size. Worth 75c a dozen. Sale price, dozen $1 PUNCH SETS?Crystal Glass Punch Sets, consisting of C-pt. size Punch Bowl, detachable stand and half a dozen mugs. Kcgu !ar $1.(W? value. . 75c ami $1,00 o e o o The values arc >o big vow will Mirclv want to buv several tt ?* ? t - . , of these well made and pcricct titling Neglige Shirts at ^qc each, ti Made of good quality madras and percale, in coat and reg- ? ular styles, with stitf <?r soft cuffs attached. Some have collar ti attached. Choice of plain colors, also neat black and white effects and si fancy designs. . H All sizes from 14'I> to 17. Sale price. 39c. ^ WOMEN'S UNDERWEAR-Wom en's Fine Quality Lisle Union 8uits. low neck and sleeveless, trimmed with silk ribbon in neck and arms; ankle pants; "seconds" of regular $1.00 garments. For 50c TRAVELING CASES-Flberoid Traveling Cases, 14-inch size; handy for taking on short trips, picnics, etc. Regular OOc value. Sale price (Traveling Goods Dept.) 50c to $1 HAT BANDS?Special lot of the. well known and widely ad vertised Wicke's Hat Bands, in a variety of colors and ef fects. Kinds sold regularlv ^/f> at 50c to $1.00 each. Sale LINEN NAP KINS?All-linen Bleached Damask Napkins, size 18x18 inches, warranted all pure lin en. In assorted patterns. Sold regularly at $1.25 _ _ dozen. Sale price?HALF DOZEN For $1 KNIVES AND FORKS?Sets of Meriden Cutlery Company's steel Knives and Forks, with strongly bol stered cocoa handles. Twelve pieces. Sold regu larly at $1.0o set. For 6Pc WATER PAILS?Seamless Enameled Water Palls, 24- ^-v pint size. Sold regularly at ^Ur 00c each. Salo price 75c WAjSII VEILS?Special lot of "Women's Wash Veils, for automo blllng or general summer wear, con sisting of white lace and black silk. Full 1*4 yards long. Sale price ^ ^ ^ 75c AND 08c NECK WEAR-Spc cial lot of Women's Handsome Sum mer Neckwear, consisting of import ed Point Venice l^ce Yokes, Chem isettes and Dutch Collars. -s>/rv In a variety of new de signs. Sale price RIBBONS?Number 5 width All silk Taffeta Ribbons. In plain and satin finish. Choice of all the most favored summer shades. ^/ry. Regular price, 50c a bolt -<)'U/Y3 of ten yards. Sale price FOl" NT AIN SYRINGES?2-qt. size Fountain Syringes, pood quality rub ber. with five feet of rub ber tubing and hard rubber "J/ps fittings. Regular price. ."<*<' each. Sale price... 50c A NO T.'?c PARASOLS Manu facturer's Samples ?<f Children's Parasols. In plain colors and fancv checks an<l-npveltv designs, it and 1fi inch s'zes. with band ?.ome wood sticks. Ilcgu- qJ lar 30c and 7."ic values for .. HAIR BRUSHES?^The well known "Keep?-lean" llalr Brushes, the kind with aluminum face. Sold everywhere at 5<>c cach. Offered in this sale at 75c SICILTA'N?50-inch English Sicilian, strictly reversible and dust proof quality, with rich silk-like luater. Choice of plain navy blue and black. Regular price, 70c yard. Sale price.. 50e. STORM SERGE?;t?-lnch Cream Storm Serge, with neat pencil stripea; close woven double twill quality, especially desira ble for suits and t-klrts. ^/f> Regular price, 50c yard jw Sale price 75c MATTING RUGS?1.000 Fine Quality Japanese Matting Hugs. 1W> warp grade; size HxB ft.. In handsome woven carpet patterns; strictly re versible. Colorings of <r?v green, red and blue. Reg ular 75c values for 50c and OOc BATHING SLIPPERS ?Women's Good Quality Low-cut Bathing Slippers, in white or black; all sires. Sold regularly at 50c and HO^. pair. Sale price 39c INFANTS' FOOTWEAR Infants1 Soft -sole Shoes. Kornun Sandals, Moccasins and Ankle-strap Slippers, in siz#* O to Regular .*"<???? and *!V- values for. pair ? ? ? ? 39c tt YARD-WIDE LINING SATIN Excellent Quality Lining Satin, full :<?? inches aide, in a good range of wanted slia<les. also black T)/TV Sold regularly at \aril Sale prii e, > ard :^>c FLOUNCINGS 27-inch Swiss Embroi(ler\- FlourclnRa. in a new assortment of beautiful blind and open-work pat terns. Hegular 50c val- ^ ues. Sale price ? ? ? ? :: ? ? BOYS' COMBI NATION?Cho|^? the following combination for f.!V. Pair of Boys* "Brownie" Overalls, with b'g and suepender straps; siz*< 1! to 12 years, and one Navy Blue Jersey One-piece Bathing Suit; sizes .1 tu lO years. _. Total value, 75c. Sale price, both for (Roys' Clothing Dept.. Third FloorA OOc GARBAGE CANS?Heavy Gal vanized Iron Garbage Cans, with tight-fitting co\er; Ion size; sold regularlv at each. Sale price w ^ 50c RIRRONS?Number 2 width All-silk Satin Back Black Velvet Ribbons, in ten-yard bolts. ?. Sold regularly at f.Oc. Sale ^(u)? price, bolt BAREFOOT SANDALS?Children's Good Quality Tan leather Barefoot Sandals; all solid leather: closed all around; sizes .1 ^0^* to 8. Sale price, pair... ? ? ? ? ? ? 51 :t ? ? * ? Clearance Sale of Millinery tt OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF TRIMMED HATS, UNTRIMMED HATS AND MILLINERY * TRIMMINGS MARKED AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. | In order t:o reduce our stock of Millinery we have planned this big clearance sale for tomorrow and the rest of the week. Noth- 1 ing has been reserved?our entire stock of Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats and Millinery Trimmings is included in this big clear- H ancc movement?and prices have been sharply reduced all along the line to make quick work of the surplus. jj With the summer season only just begun you will find this the most important money-saving event known this season. Few H women, who, after reading the list of bargains published below, can resist buying another hat or two. 55 ITntrJmmed Hats of burnt and colored chip. In small and large shapes. Values ? worth from $1.00 to $2.00. Sale price Untrimmed Hats of black chip and hemp, burnt chip, white and black chip, burnt and white milan braid; all the newest shapes, in cluding small and medium size hats, dress, round sailor and hood styles, s Values worth from $2.50 to $,'1.50. Sale price ....................a..,.,,....... IjOt of Good Quality Straw Braids in black, white, burnt and a complete line of colors; good assortment of patterns; 10 yards in each piece. Values worth 50c to $1.00 Sale price, Children's Regdy-to-wear Hats, in shapes, of burnt and white straws; prettily trimmed with fancy scarfs. Regular $1.48 values. Sale price fi Black and White Willow /to ^ s /ftv o Plumes, regular $35 00 values. Jj ale price !0c stylish 25c Children's Trimmed Hats, of tuscan braids, faced with white. light blue and pink chiffon; trimmed with ribbon to mat<-h = =? facings. Regular $3.50 values. Sale J price ... Stylish Ready-to-wear Hats, in dark colors, rolled sailor shape; also Small Hats of mixed braids, trimmed with fancy A q feathers. Regular $3.00 values. Sale price ........ss Untrimmed French Hats, made o'f the finest hemp braids. In shapes that are seen only in imported models; colors of burnt, old rose, navy blue, red, violet and black. Values ? An worth from $8.00 to $12.00. Salo ^ ]j, 20 Colored \VlUow Plumes, in corn, king's blue, coral and gray shaded effects. Regular $10.00 values. Sale price, Lot of Wings and Fancy Feathers, in black, white and colors; all good style trim- ry mings. Values worth from 50c to $1.50. (I j)(f* cai. riftrn 11 tTDlV' ^ 1 ? V?V ????????? a ?????????*????????? ? $6.98 $2,98 Lot of White W'lilow Plumes slightly soiled from handling. Values worth from $15 00 to $20.00. bale.price .....a.................... Lot of Bladt and White Willow Plumes sold regularly at $10.00. SaIo price a......................... Sale of Fine Quality Trimmed Hats in a good assortment of stylish shapes, trimmed In various attractive ways? 95.00 and $6*00 values 08c. ?$T.OO and $8.00 values............ $l.dft $10.00 values $^.P8 $12*00 values $.1.08 $15.00 values ................m... $5 00 FIow@irs RsdwDtfdL Regular 25c valiies, sale price. .............. fto Regular 48c values, sale price 15c Regular $1.00 and $1.50 values, sale price.... 25? Mil]Inert from all parts of the country are on their way to Milwaukee, where the annual convention of the National Milliners' Jobbers' Association will as semble this week. The milliners bound for the Wisconsin metropolis are not the erttntes. but the business managers of J he profession. The spring" season of 1011 exceeded all previous sesasons in the sale of millinery products in the United States, and the millinery jobbers have much to talk about before the midsummer reason opens Of a trutu there is much for the mll l.nery business tnen to think about and talk over. The trade has not yet felt the reaction aealnst the "cost of high ltv 1tig." but it is charged with a due pro portion of the "high < ost of living," both d'.rectly and indirectlj. and it is already feeling the heavy hand of the lawmaker, who up determined to protect the birds of the country. The milliners all over the country are affected by the law which goes into ef fect In New York Mate this month, pro hibiting the use of many kinds of plum age for millinery purposes. The forbid den feathers, left on the hands of the cealers, must be disposed of in other section* of the country, and how to do this without cutting prices too much is one of the problems to be settled In Mil waukee * * * Milliners assert that the law is cruelly unjust; that It was enacted by reason of tfce exaggerated Declare Law statement* of "paid n 11 TT ? i agea?ts" of the Au Cruelly Unjust. (iubon ^.^v; that vany of the feathers under the ban of e New York statute are not secured killing biids. but are collected after ? birds have shed them, ar.d so on * eainst this defense is set the testimony the government experts, who assert :iat the piume hunters have almost ex terminated many kinds of birds, arid that e slaughter of useful birds for plumage I'iirpose* Is ? osting the agricultural in terests of the country many millions of dollars annually. At the Milwaukee convention the mil liners will inaugurate a movement to se cure an intelligent discrimination between feathers obtained by bird slaughters and those obtained by the collection of molt ed feathers It is a fact not generally known that aside from ostrich plumes, t e great bulk of millinery plumage orig inates with the barnyard fowl. Ordinary ?htcken feathers are capable of many pleasing disguises, while turkey, goose, d ick and guinea feathers are made up In many fashions Practically all of the pi.image sold at moderate prices is ob tained from this source, without any in jury whatever to the feelings of the Au dubon Society and the agricultural ex perts of the government. ? * * No trad* or business has shown more hanges In its operation during the last quarter of a Numerous Changes century than ? that of milll Shown ib Business. nery On#of th? most noteworthy differences Is that it now has become a business for men, whereas it formerly belonged almost exclusively to women. The man milliner arrived In the latter part of the nineteenth century. With the usual masculine insistence, he is rapidly pushing women out of his way. Last February one of the largest whole sale millinery firms in the south, which also conducts a millinery college as a part of its work, Invited all of its out of-town customs to attend a course of Instruction In bowmaking by a man mil liner. More than two hundred women accepted the invitation, "and with awed amazement watched the masculine artist slash into yards of beautiful ribbon. He save it a dexterous turn here, a knot there, a twist in another place, and evolved before their eyes the most mar velous bows ever seen. It was a man milliner who conceived the idea of using a sewing machine In making bows. Firm ness Is a masculine quality, and the ma chine needle can put firmer stitches Into a mass of ribbon than any hand needle In the same amount of time, and the mas culine eye was quick to see the way to produce the desired effects by machine. This season ribbon Is especially In favor for trimming, and the making of hows has reached a fine art. The ribbon trim med hat may now be as elaborate as any other, although in former seasons rib bons alone constituted a very plain trim ming. Ribbon also plays a part in artificial flower making. During the past season there has been a great demand for roses and other flowers manufactured by the milliner from ribbon from her own counter, rather than for those furnished by the flower factory. It calls forth con siderable ingenuity to meet this demand. Sometimes a large spray of flowers will be taken as it Is, excepting that ribbon petals on the (lowers will be substituted for those made in the factory. One ad vantage of ribbon flowers is that they frequently enable the milliner to match shades otherwise impossible, and the rib bon flowers are more durable than the others Gold and silver cloth and other fabrics, also, are used by the modish milliner for the handmade foliage and flowers that have become so much in vogue for high-class hat trimminff. * * ? The materials used In making hats each season grow more varied. Formerly a straw or lace hat Material! Used was suitable for Grow More Varied. ?* velvet l.s^ for winter, and there were no modifications of these styles. Now there Is 110 rule. There are many fancy braids of silk, mohair, wool and other materials designed for winter, which seem equally appropriate for the summer. A chiffon, lace or net hat Is light and airy for sum mer. but it holds favor for dress occasions for winter as well. Hats made of silk or ribbon may be worn at any season of the year, and the same rules apply to trim mings. Flowers formerly belonged to the summer lists, but they have become equally popular for winter trimming Feathers. wings, quills and plumage are quite as much in favor for the phirt waist hat worn in summer as for the plain felt hat they used to embellish. America now produces every article ? used for millinery purposes. The Parts and I^ondon names sound well In tiie trade, but. as a matter of fact, there is no line of goods produced In Europe which cannot be secured in America equal In quality and style. This is true even of the beautiful fancy ribbon sup posed to be possible only in French fac tories. Importations ?re still numerous because a large number of American women prefer them, but the millinery , Jobbers know that they are not in any way superior to home products. An American store recently opened in Lon don has a millinery department devoted exclusively to American hats. The fact that these are being so well received in London Indicates that the time is not far distant when hats from America will be quite as popular abroad as are foreign hats with us at the present. * * * The very long hatpin also Is going into disfavor, and the Milliners' Jobbers' As sociation, an Long Hatpin Is ticipating the Becoming Unpopular. thu'sub Ject, which are now before several state legislatures, is recommending that the trade discourage the sale of the long pin. To prevent loss from fine long pins al ready in stock, many of the Jobbers have arranged to shorten them for their cus tomers. There Is no trade which calls into play the vagaries of "temperament" so much as -that of the milliner. A woman will like a hat one day and abhor it the next, for no apparent reason, and the milliner who fails to give her satisfac tion Is likely to lose her trade. Women sometimes will resort to trickery to grat ify their vanity in hats, as the milliners find to their cost. Having a hat sent home on approval, in order that the cus tomer may wear it at a special function, and then return it on the plea that It did not suit, is a trick frequently plaved on every first-class milliner. If the customer is a good one such incidents are frequent ly winked at. though they are mo?t det rimental to the trade. * ? * Securing a hat from a first-class shop to toe copied by a cheap milliner is very much worse. A Had Hat Copied Prominent so by Cheap Milliner. 0lely woman ,n J y a western town recently ordered a hat sent home to her from the most exclusive shop. She kept it three days, and returned it on the plea that her husband did not like it. The next day a salesman showing the hat to another customer found a note pinned to the lining addressed to the woman who return*-! the hat. saying: "I had no chiffon this shade, so I had to use mollne for facing, but in everything else I copied , the hat exactly for you." The proprietor was Justly indignant. Orders were issued ' that that woman could have no further > hats sent on approval, for since his ex i elusive model had been copied its phlef i value was gone. The making of hats Is a much less laborious process now, since new shapes are furnished each year. Local milliners , are no longer expected to soak and sponge old hats and reblock them on now forms, pressing them with hot irons 1 and sometimes stiffening them with starch, glue and other substances. No such messy work is a part of modern millinery. If a hat is to be made from old material, it is accompanied by sewing the material over a new wire frame, a task that Is both simple and pleasant, compared with the old reblocking. Com paratively few hats are made over now, and the number Is decreasing each jrear Armory Hall Contributions Re ported Amount to $600. FOR USE IN REMODELING Improvement of Leesburg-George town Turnpike Proposed. Briefs. Spflal Correspondence of The Star. ALEXANDRIA. Va., May 28. 1M1. Contributions amounting to $GOO have already beben received by Capt. F. I* Slaymaker of the Alexandria Light In fantry for the proposed remodeling: of Armory Hall. That the hall will now be modernized seems to be assured. Capt. Slaymaker stated this morning that following the drill of the company last night the enlisted men volunteered to raise the sum of $200. and In addition he had received $75 from three officers of the command and $325 in other contri butions. Yesterday was the first day that subscriptions for the project were solicited. According to a satement made by Capt. Slaymaker this morning the propsed im provements will cost approximately $7,000. About one-half of this sum will be needed at once for the work on the first floor of the armory. The company will tonight present a petition to city council, calling upon that body to donate the company the remaining amount of money needed for the project, and the company In turn will volunteer to vest the title of the property with the city, it being now owned by the company. This proposition will he referred to a committee for consideration. The Light Infantry has accepted an invitation to go to Culpeper May .H and participate in the unveiling of the Con federate monument at that place. Improvement of Highway. For the purpose of rebuilding part of the highway leading Into Washington the Leesburg-Washington Good Roads Asso ciation has been formed and has been granted a charter by the state corporation commission. The avowed purpose of the association is to rebuild that part of the old Leesburg-Georgetown turnpike which lies between leesburg and I^angley in Fairfax county. This is to be done by private subscription from the incor porators, among whom are many promi nent men in northern Virginia. They expressly say, however, that while they will put the road in good condition with out charge to the public, they will not be responsible for keeping it up. The charter granted the association names Leesburg as headquarters and the ob ject good roads, with a maximum cap ital stock of $50,000 and a minimum of $25,000. Officers named are R. N. Har per. president; W. B. llibbs, vice presi dent; F. R. Saunders, treasurer; H. H. Trundle, secretary, all of leesburg. Sudden Death of H. B. Ramey. While preparing to retire for the night, after having donned his night clothes, Horace Baker Ramey. a printer, fell dead In his bedroom at 1 o'clock this A morning, at his home, 113 South Royal Btreet. Heart trouble In supposed to have caused his death. Mrs. Ramey, Ids wife, at on^e sent for a physician, i?ut the latter decided that death had been Instantaneous. Mr. Ramey was fifty-six years old and was a native of Altoona, Pa. He lo cated In this city In 1W, having come here with his parents. filnce then he had heen engaged In the printing busi ness- His wife and one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence W. De Motte of Washington, survive him. His funeral will take place at 6 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from St. Paul's P. H. 'Church. The services will be con ducted by Rev. P. P. Phillips. "Clean-Up Day" Scheduled. Thursday next has been designated as "clean-up day" by the Civic Improve ment League. At the Instance of the league a proclamation will be issued by Acting Mayor Marbury calling upon the citizens to assist the league in every manner possible to make the town a spotless one. It is believed that the response will be general on the part of citizens. Extra carts will be em ployed in the work of carrying away the refuse. Confederate Memorial Exercises. The annual Confederate Memorial day exercises will be heldi at 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon In the Young Peo ple's building of the Methodist Episco pay Church South. Col. Arthur Her bert of the local camp will deliver the annual address. Afterward flowers will be strewn about the Confederate monu ment at Washington and Prince streets, and the veterans and members of the Alexandria Light Infantry will proceed to Christ Church cemetery, where the mound will be decorated, which will be followed by the firing of a salute and the bounding of taps, which will bring the ceremonies to a close. Earlier in the afternoon Confederate monument at Washington and Prince streets will be decorated. Constable Under Charges. Constable A. J. Payne of Fairfax county was arraigned in the police court this morning to answer a charge of disorderly conduct preferred by Hilman Baylies of Fairfax county. The testimony of Mrs. Bayliss was to the effective that he pushed her while ar resting a man wanted in Fairfax county and that the arrest was made in front of Mr. Bayliss' stand in the city market Saturday. * Mr. Payne said he simply placed his hands on the man and asked him to ao company htm to police headquarters, tell ing him there was a warrant for his arrest, denying the allegations made by Mrs. Bayliss. The court in sizing up the case told the constable that he makes trouble frequent ly while In Alexandria, and that hereafter if he had a warrant to be served in this city It will be necessary to have one of the city policemen to execute It. The court acquitted the accused officer, saying that if he had pushed Mrs. Bayliss aside in making the arrest the act was probably accidental. Brief Mention. Business of Importance will come up for consideration at a meeting of the city council which will be held tonight. The Alexandria Base Ball Club will at 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon line up against the Georgetown Preps, at the Alexandria Base Ball Park. At a meeting of Marley Encampment of Odd Fellows, held last night, two candi dates received Hie patriarch's degree. A meeting of Oriental Lod??, Knights of Pythias, will be held at its hall tonlfht Service In observance of Asoenslon Thursday will be held Thursday morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church, when masses will be celebrated at 6 arid 8:30 o'clock. Confessions will be heard at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. A meeting: of the Retail Merchants' As sociation will be held at 8 o'clock tonight at the rooms of the chamber of com merce. Several officers of the Alexandria Light Infantry, among them MaJ. J. B. King, Lieut- I* N. Duflfey and Lieut. C. H. May, will leave tomorrow for the mili tary school of instruction In upper Vir ginia, which will last a week. | Real Estate Transfers^ PETWORTH?J. S. Gruver et ux. to John G. Fairchild, lot 30, block 19; $10. 120 BENiNING ROAD?Hugh A. Thrift et Tix. to Robert F. Jones, part lot 1, Fortune Enlarged; $10. 050 G STR.EET NORTHEAST?William Mackenzie et ux. to Louis G. Oster mayer, lot 152, square 830; $10. Louis G. Ostermayer to William and Jennie Mackenzie, same property; $10. THIRD AND D STREETS SOUTHWEST ?James Kane to Joseph Cassldy, lot A, square 535; $10. NOS. 1414 -TC> 1418 MARYLAND AVE NUE NORTHEAST-Joseph A. Cas sldy to James O'Donnell, lots 17, 18, 19, square 1<M9; $10. L STREET SOUTHEAST between 4th and 6th streets?August Schwarz et ux. to Johanna Colignon, lot 05, square 81-10; $10. MOUNT PLEASANT?Hugh Govern et ux. to Samuel G. Parker, lot Oil; $10. NO. 499 K STREET SOUTHWEST-Wil liam B. Ambrose, trustee, to Frank A. Jones, east half original lot 9, square 400; $2,240. LANTER HEIGHTS?Ellanora Suffrlns to James B. Poole, lot 317; $10. Q STREET NORTHWEST between 31st and 32d streets?James B. Poole et ux. to John M. Suffrins, lots 49 and SO, square 1280; $10. MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS ?American Security and Trust Com pany et al., trustees, to James J. and Dorothy F. Richardson, lot 1 and part lot 2. square 2198; $10. EAST DEANWOOD?Frank T. Raw lings. et ux. to Ernest Jones, lot 23. block 10; $10. D STREET NORTHEAST between 11th and 12th streets?Henry Koons, trustee, to Theodore Block, part lot 12, square 986; $1,405. FLORIDA AVENUE NORTHEAST be tween 6th and 7th streets?William H. Michael et ux. to Ludwig Linde kohl. lot 9, square north of 855; $10. P STREET NORTHWEST between.30th and 31st streets?Louis C. Dismer to Isabel C. Green, part lot 195, square 1257; -$10. HOLMEAD ESTAE?Harry Wardman et al. to William R. RoBe, lot 123, square south of 2827; $10. EAST DEANWOOD?Jeanette Carter to Jabez Lee, lot 6, block 11; $10. F STREET NORTHEAST between 6th and "th streets?Morris L. Wolpe et ux. to Bertha L. Schaper, lot 213, square KtJO; $10. MOUNT PLEASANT AND PLEASANT PLAINS?Bertha L. Schaper to Morris L. and Annie L. Wolpe, lots 09 and 70, block 9; $10. F STREET NORTHEAST between 6th and 7th streets?Bertha L. Schaper to Grant W. and Dora A. Sexton, lot 213, square 860; $10. FIRST STREET NORTHWEST between P and Q streets?James R, Ellerson et al., to Walter S. Brady, lot 109. square 552; $10. 472 LOUISIANA AVENUE NORTH WEST (Gunton building)?Charlotte M. Dailey to Emma J. Walter, orig inal lot 16, square 490; $10. < HOLMEAD ESTATE!?Allan McLane i Abert to Clarenco F. Norment, lots 44 < to 4T; $10. , RITZ'CARLTON HOTEL Madison Avenge and Forty-Sixth Street NEW YORK ? Ideal location. Four blocks from Grand Central Station. Ten minutes from Pennsylvania Station. Special attention to travellers passing through New York. Perfect cuisine and service. Under the same Direction and Management as that of the famous MTZ-CARLTON group of Hotels, com' prising the CARLTON. RITZ and HYDE PARK Hotels. London; the RITZ. Paris: the RITZ. Madrid; the ESPLANADE. Berl.n; the ESPLANADE. Hamburg; the NATIONAL Lucerne; the EXCELSIOR. Rome; the EXCELSIOR. Naples; the SPLENDIDE and ROYAL Evain les-Bains; the PLAZA. Buenos Aires; RITZ CARLTON Restaurants on the S.S. "AMERJKA" and 'KAISERIN AUGUSTE VICTORIA" Also the HOTEL SCHENLEY. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, redecorated and refurrmhed throughout. CARLTON HOTEL Morweal Now being erected. To open Autumn 1912 ECKINGTON?Mary F. Dyer 10 Amelia A Lane, lot 12, square ?">: MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE NORTH EAST between 7th and fcth streets? Mary J. Simpson to Walter R and Minnie C. Metz, lot square fclfci; SIXTH AND G STREETS SOUTHWEST ? Fannie Cohen et a I. to Gustav \\ Forsberg, part lot 33, square 4'>7: $10. NOS. 124 and 420 11TH STREET NORTH WEST?Emll G. Schafer et ux. to Thomas J. Hurnev. part original lots 8 and lO. square 322; ?1?>. NO. 472 LOUISIANA AVENUE NORTH WEST iGunton building*?John W. Pilling et al to Charlotte M. Dailey, originals lot 16. square 490; $10. SOUTH CAROLINA AVENUE SOUTH EAST between 13th and 14th Streets William Murphy et ux. to Elizabeth O. Polvret, lot 88, square 103I', $10. To Those Going <? Europe. An interesting little pocket guide to London and calendar of interesting events in England during and In connection with the approaching coronation, called "The London Season." can be had on request at the business office of The Star. COLUMBUS, Ohio. May 23. ? N. W. Lord, professor of mineralogy and mete orology at Ohio State University, was found dead In bed at his homo today. The coroner decided that death was due to ?rgaalc heart trouble* Club's Concert Program. The program of the Rubinstein Onb*a concert, tt> be given at the New Wlllard tomorrow evening for the benefit of the Prisoners' Aid Society, has been com pleted. .The soloists are all members of the club and the ensemble work. It is pointed out. will be well tested In th* chorus numbers. The concert will open at 8:30 o'clock. Judge Terrell to Make Address. Judge Robert H. Terrell of the Munici pal Court, District of Columbia, will de liver the commencement address to the graduating clasa at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. Thursday. The exercises will mark the completion of the thirtieth year of the normal and industrial institute for colored persons. >jf which Booker T. Washington is princtpal. The commcn<-e ment sermon will be preached by Rtg'it Rev. John <\ Kilgo of Durham, N C., bishop Methodist Episcopal Church South, next Sunday. Falrmount. Md., Masts of s freak nature in the form of a duck with four legs. It is as lively as any of its family. The new state stone road from Den tea to WllUston, Md., is being oiled.