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| LANSBURGH FURNITURE
I Big redi
! in high-grade furniti
upholstery an
| On easy weekly or monthly terms
| UPHOLSTERY AND DRAI
*j! r J() pair> Impor
yards long. T1
& 115 pairs Real
I :p/?l % I latest effects. $12
*:* \c )/< %y i lot about to
*j| A 4^ *y white and Arabian
V Xj?" \ values. This sale.
{hiental (Ann
* Kxtra Heavy (
7 ' 1 A'/uuf iT UA $?00 and Si0.00 v;
% 'ijyf 'j fll ' ^ut **~ren<dl d:
f I. A7 ; torn and heavy gal
T \-?f , " * MgT Special this lot. pa
*:* }8k tyy ' I i'1 Rxtra Heavy I
. * T.l W\( 'V/, $4.00 values?$2.6
% JLii 1/ -ft / 200yards Frer
^iq Verdure effects,
t F G. WRENN. J3'00 pe! :Vi
4 > Manager of the Drapery and l'p- ' Pcr Y'
| I holstery Department. $5-?? P?*" Y
| FURNITURE DEPT. SPEC
X .jX-inch Fumed Oak Buffet; French plate mirror
I Reduced from $50.00 to $32.5(
Otiartered < >ak Polished Dining Chairs; gen
? seat-.
| Reduced from $5.00 to $2.50
? < iolden Oak China Closet; bent ends and swell
Reduced from $35.00 to $22.5(
! < iolden (Juartered Oak Extension Tables; 42 incl
1 I Reduced from $22.00 to $ 12.9f
Ij' ' iolden Oak Couch ; covered in imitation black It
Reduced from $25.00 to $15.54
? I.urge. Roomy Easy Rocker, in fumed oak; seat <
v i-li leather.
Reduced from $20.00 to $12.5(
> Large Turkish Armchair : covered in imitation i
| Reduced from $25.00 to $13.5(
J ^ RUGS
% C. E. MILLER. 9 ro,ls (;e>
V Manager of <"arp.?ts. Rugs, Linoleums,
? Mattings.
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LANSBUKGH FUKNUUt
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11 KDGHW
||j LOCATION-The entranc<
* (G?
| miles from the White
:|l macadam Rockville
| from the heart of the
| ville Electric Railway
| Turn in at the lodg
if; ELEVATION-Between 3C
Ij the mean level of >
feet above sea level.
, )(
I'j elevations about Wa:
g dry, moderate and he
"Riht W i,l, tni-Pct
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NATION AI
|i REAL ESTATE CO
1 2iQ Conecticu
y ) j Telephone 27;
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Movine Pictures in School. on t''0 wn chiidr
6 ! wisdom so fast that the
f m thr Oldest*' Journal. of the future will know
At irregular intervals * omes the an- college professors of tod;
nouncement that Thomas A Edison is H a beautiful dream
going to revolutionise education with has "sve2. heen able to
. . . lenoe. The object of
moving pictures. He will make learning ; pr paie a 0hild for life.
>.? easy tlial any dunce can acquire it. happiest, most useful lif<
-.<nd schools s?i attractive that bad boys and environment perm
'' w i.i run .eon from , liorne to get to 'u* musi gain disci
. , . , . . .. knowledge, must acquiri
. m. lien tlie rig it kind of mot ies learning, must be ma
are installed in the little old red school- I hard facta of life as
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CO., 512 NINTH ST. |
notions!
1 $
jre, rugs, curtains, |
d draperies
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if you haven t the ready cash f
JERY DEPT. SPECIALS ~|
ted Renaissance Sill Lace Curtains, 4
ie very latest designs. S2.50 values. $ 1.651
Irish Point Lace Curtains; 5 very I E X
.OD values. To close, pair. ^ * X
patterns Imported Scotch Lace Curtains, both X
; floral and colonial designs. $4.00 $2.45 i
Pair I
;h ("overs, full length and width. 98c I
?
X
louch Covers; copies from the rug. $5.40:
allies. Lach 4
apestrv Portieres: heavily fringed top and botioon
border. Regular $8.00 values. $5,151
1 r
rtope Portieres; all colors. 4
>5. $6.00 values, $3.45. $8.00 values, $5.25. ?
1
ich Tapestrv. both floral designs and the new .y
I
ard, now $2.25 ?
A A V
ard, now $2.85 >
ard. now $3-35
I
leather. JOHN T. LYONS, !l |
) Manager of Buffets. China Closets. I V
Extension Tables, Dining Chairs. j .i
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& FLOOR COVERINGS I
SPECIALS I
inch Velvet Rugs. $3.00 value. 4
Cut to $1.65 |
inch Velvet Rugs. $5.00 value.
Cut to $3.75 |
lton Rugs. $12.00 value. >
Cut to $7.95 |
uninster Rugs. $30.00 value. %
Cut to $21.00
irpet. Regular $1.25 value.
Cut to 85c yd.
nuine Cork Linoleum. Regular 85c value.
Cut to 48c |
Y
mine Inlaid Linoleum. Regular $1.50 value.
Cut to $1.10 |
IE CO., 512 9th St 1
| > I ' 1 |
'OOD jj
a to the park is seven |;i
? House, on the new
Pike, one-half hour
. . 1 1 T> 1 Ml'!1
city, eitner oy kock- !??(
or motor.
e entrance. ; ;
X3 and 350 feet above '
Washington and 400 j
One of the highest |
shington, affording a !;
althful climate. ||
igate These Facts."
. CITY
RPORATION.
t Avenue. ;|J
'O North. I
en will soak up ! easy romance. Can a child get discipline
' twelve-year-old : from moving pictures? Can he gain the
' more than the1 invaluable moral habit of sticking to a
ay. I disagreeable Job until he has "seen it
, but the Journal | through ? tan he learn the art of con"set
the infloo- ! centrated search for the key to a dlffledueation
is to cult problem?
for the broadest, | t
thaJL,lis natur* j "It takes nine tailors to make a man,''
pline lis wTlTa"s ! quoted the professor. "One. however,
e habits as well can no a long way toward breaking a
Je ready for the man.' observed the friend uho had orw
ell as lor its ' uered his fall clothln* ? Buffalo express.
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LIBERIA WILL GEE
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL
i
1
American Colonization Society
Turns $65,511.11 Over to
Colored Republic.
?
ACCUMULATED PROCEEDS
CAROLINE DONOVAN FUND
Children of Aborigines Exclusively
to Benefit in Proposed Educational
Development.
An industrial school modeled after
the government Indian-African school
at Hampton and the Tuskegee school
conducted by Dr. Booker T. Washington
is to be erected in Liberia with
part of the sum of 166.611.11, Just
turned into the treasury of the colored
republic as a gift for educational purposes
by the American Colonization Society.
This industrial school is to apply
its efforts exclusively to the development
of the children of aborigines
who dwell within the territorial limits
of the republic.
This announcement was made by Dr.
Ernest Lyon, former minister of the
United States to Liberia, and now Ltberian
consul general to the United
States. Dr. Lyon has received the accumulated
proceeds of the Caroline
Donovan fund, turned over to Liberia
in accordance with the deed of trust,
from Dr. H. L. E. Johnson, president
of the American Colonization Society,
the organization which fostered Liberia
and made it an independent nation. Dr.
Lyon has been directed by President
Howard of Liberia to consult with Dr.
jonnson regarding the establishment
of the proposed industrial school.
Population About 2,500,000.
President Howard has shown a determined
purpose to carry civilization
to the native tribes of Liberia. The
aboriginal population is about 2,500,000.
It is the plan to locate the Industrial
school in some central and accessible
section of the republic. In confining its
activities to the teaching of the children
of aborigines it is the thought of
President Howard,to mold them to the
ways of their Liberian-American
brothers, who have had the lessons of
self-support imposed upon all individuals
in the United States.
The proceeds of the Caroline Donovan
fund, which have so been turned over
to the Liberian treasury, are not to be
exhausted in this one project. While
further plans are still to be developed,
it is probable that the general school
system will be advanced through its
agency The terms of the gift provide
that it shall be applied solely to provide
free education for colored children.
It can*be used for building schoolhouses.
for salaries of teachers, for upkeep
and administration, or any other
legitimate educational purpose.
Will Send Colonists.
The properties originally set aside in
the trust formed by Caroline Donovan
will continue to provide revenues to
the P^l/v^ i *1 C? 1.*.. II
muct iv,aii v^utVUiAailUH OUt'lCiy. X\C"
garding the time as opportune, with
the American government taking control
of the finances of the republic and
providing for military instruction, the
American Colonization Society proposes
to resume its activities in sending
colonists to Liberia. Dr. Lyon will assist
in the selection of the right sort
of material for colonization from among
the applicants for transportation. The
American Colonization Society will provide
passage to Liberia, with provisions
for the Journey, and will watch
over the colonist and aid him to become
independently self-reliant in his
new home.
The Donovan fund will provide a
revenue that at times should be as
large as $5,000. Only part of this annual
revenue, it is expected, would be
applied to emigration purposes, the
first purpose of the trust. What remains
it is intended to turn over to
Liberia to supplement the educational
fund already created by this first gift
of $65,511.11. This will give Liberia an
annual appropriation, varying perhaps,
for the administration of the public
school system, to which it can be applied.
"It is due to the conscientious scruples
and the untiring energy oft Presiden
Johnson for the American Colonization
Society," declares Dr. Lyon, 'that this
large sum of money has been turned over
to the Liberian government. Ample legal
protections, through his insistence, have
been built around It to Insure the application
of the fund to the intended purpose."
Gratitude of Liberia.
In a letter to President Johnson Dr.
Lyon expresses the gratitude of the
Liberian government and its administrative
officers for the gift from the American
Colonization Society. The letter
also expresses appreciation for the labors
of the American Colonization Society and
its officers, past and present, in behalf
of the negro republic. The letter reads:
"In the name of the president and people
of the republic of Liberia, 1 take this
opportunity to express to you and your
associates their grateful apprec ation for
the large amount of funds which have
? I?Art -A? -A
uccu lunicu U?ci iiiw nitj LU81UUV Ol
their representative, to be used by them
for the educational development of their
children in the republic.
"No one knows better than I do relative
to the principal part you played in
bringing about the success of their
transaction, which means so much for
the future of the republic. I feel certain
that you will be rewarded for your
untiring efforts and conscientious scruples
in the conduct of this negotiation by the
wise and Judicious use of the funds by
those concerned.
"President Howard, as you know, is
deeply interested in the industrial development
of the aboriginal population.
That population, according to arbitrary
computation, numbers about two millions
and a quarter. In compliance with
instructions from him, I will confer with
him upon the subject of the location and
founding of an industrial institution in
some central section of the republic.
"You will kindly convey to your associates
in the society and accept for yourself
my sincere thanks for_ kindnesses
and courtesiees xtended to me from the
beginning of the negotiation to its end
Tuesday last. You may be assured that
I shall, and by a special dispatch, so impress
the president and people of Liberia-"
.
Doctors and the Canal.
From the Pittsburgh Post.
Within a month small vessels will be
able to pass through the Panama canal.
Col. Goethals has reported that dry excavation
is about complete, that the last
rock has been removed from the Culebra
cut and that the dredge will now 8Uner- I
sede the steam shovel in smoothing out
the channel for the passage of ships.
Naturally, the army engineers are Jubilant
They contemplate the completion
of their work with pride and the people
aDDlaud. The greatest engineering work
of the age stands revealed to the world.
But who made this success possible?
We must not forget the part taken by
sanitary science in building this canal.
The doctors led the way and made It
nossible for the diggers to do their part.
Without the work performed by them
we would not be preparing to celebrate
the passage of the nrst ship. Instead of
the completed waterway the countrv
would be Indignant because of the tre
mendous sacrifices. De Lesseps tried tn
build a car.al without doctors and failed
The United States profited from the lesi
son of the French operations.
11 \mmm 'i CELHBR
12th ?ur 12th A]
ANNIVERSARY With 12 Wonder
v SALE j Pianos and PI
MUSIC |
ROILS BsnBliti I ft
i ni turn nitun nnniro via
A rLAItK-riAnU dMiuj HA
Not alone the kiddies, but every member of the fan:
duced on a PLAYER-PIANO. The world's greatest i
dances, symphonies, instrumental pieces?all are at y
When you can buy one of these splendid instrumeni
rolls of high-class music?with Free Library Exchange,
12 Pianos and Playei
For the 2d Week of C
3 NEW 1914 ARTISTIC PIJ
Regular Price on These Instruments Is
$750 Behning Player, $350
This piano was out on rental to a very good family and it
is in perfect condition. It's a splendid bargain at this price.
$550 Autopiano, $325
It will pay you to see this player; only used one year.
$350 Marshall & Wendell Piano, $175
Slightly used, but in perfect condition; soft mellow tone.
I d?OAH EaUIav i?r if omnlioll PianA 41 4C
lYUliici vx. v^auiipwvii m. taiiV) ynu
This instrument has only been used 6 months; it is a big
bargain.
$300 Howard Piano, $190
Taken in trade on a Player-Piano; almost good as new. A
bargain! |
$600 Steinway Pi
11 17 A QV We ask but a small first paymei
IliA^I/ALi Ej/AO I arrange the balance to suit your coi
Q Jk I F T'rn 11^ C favorite music?satisfy yourself full
O J\. LL 1 Hi iv IV! O we have gone both in the matter of ]
ful success. You'll find it easy to make the beauty and the pleasure
EXCHANGED
art A rvniMI All rilllTO years old, who is one of seven brothers, the
RflllV 111 IL/U A |\/1 LAM V all of whom fought for the Confederacy, bar
IVIn.l r rnH V I Hllilil Mr. Brown is the last surviving mem- In <
IVII1V* vi in mi f in i v
| her of his family. wai
ON HUNG OF FI||fSsS?M|S 5
Guy Jennings, who returned from Pana
I j n x x n ? I?a' where he had been In the employ of! M
Home and Contents Destroyed Vlt R?le,rnrn<ntastraveIln8:e,isin?erfora ?ou
>ear dehv-ered an Illustrated lecture on cou
Near Culpeper While Family I the Baptist church. ay 'n cou
Am
Is Away?Other News. ? Postiaast" Gen"*' "?
Postmaster General and Mrs. Burle- . aa
son of Washington spent the week end "v<
WIth Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Durant at Fa'
SpecU* Corresjiondeiw of The t?tar Kiverdale. their country home in this on
CULPEPER, Va.. October 11, 1013. AIr" Durant has since gone to tha
The large residence belonging to Mrs a;i ngton f?r several weeks lan
Ida Popham at Boston this county, with were marSd horned? the^de^
contents, was destroyed by fire Sunday brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs acr
while the family was spending the day Dan Clarke, Thursday. Only member? old
with relatives at Slate Mills. When the ? th,e tw.? f?milies and a few Intimate mg
fire was discovered the flames were burst- L>r p3 \v 'Wh fre^'5 cereniony by Rev. D
ing from the roof, and neighbors wore un- Francis Broad usboran died Tuesday will
able to save any of the contents. Mrs. night at his home in the county, eighty- bef.
Popham fainted on hearing the news and one >ears old. He was a native of Clarke pep
for several days her condition was serious count>'. but had made his home in Cul- bra
f ?? ?? % >? "?p- ssssa r %
ham, who was member of the state leg- J. E. Doran. of Washington, and a Mr
islature for many years for Culpeper, daughter, Mrs. William Cockrell, of near of
and their home had been the scene of ^Jrrenton- cou
many notable entertainments. ^ L and two Ric
Ex-Mayor H C. Burrows, Dr. John sistef-i'n-Taw, Mi? Blanche the ??
JT& east. were So
survivors of Pickett's division. There are accompanied by Mrs. Blanche Allen Haw- I M
several other members of this famous ley of Washington. L>. C., whom they I whi
division residing in the county, among visited en route to Ctilpeper I nea
them being" Thorn ton Brown, eighty-two Joe Turner, colored, who was shot in we*
i
?AfiNQ"jSlf|1
nniversary 12
ful Bargains in WONDERFUL I
layer-Pianos y BARGAINS J
mi mm vv i sii\PAain I!
' '' ''
PPINESS INTO YOUR HOME
lily enjoys the beautiful music which can be pronaster
musicians, the finest compositions ? songs,
our will and command.
ts on our regular terms and have in addition free
, it is an opportunity not to be overlooked.
s at Bargain Prices
lur Anniversary Sale
VYER-PIANOS, d?07C
$600. ^ssr^. *pO # O
$675 Angelus Player, $350
You only get a snap like this once in a lifetime; see this
instrument; only used a short time. It's in splendid condition.
$600 Chickering Piano, $225
Used three years: a high-grade instrument at a very low
figure.
$400 Kimball Piano, $150
Taken in trade as part payment on a Player-piano; good
tone and in perfect condition.
$325 Archer Piano, $195
Used a few months for rental; has a good tone and in
excellent condition.
$450 Hardman Piano, $175
A well known make; 5 years old: in good condition; fine
soft tone.
ano, Used, $190
?
it?an amount which need bar no one from purchase?and we
ivenience. Come in?look these bargains over?play your
y as to the values offered?learn to what extreme measures
prices and terms to make our 12th Anniversary Sale a wonderone
of these instruments brings a part of YOUR Home, too!
untiln9nrsm.
nmpffills anniversary
iliililliBp i iwbi; sale
stomach by John Ellis, a colored I purchase. They do not expect to come
ber. Sunday, September 21, died | to fulpoper to live until n? xt spring.
Charlottesville Tuesday morning. Ellis ; At a meeting of the board of supervls3
arrested, but when tried before Jus- j ore held last week it was decided to
k l-I i 1 I oil AVldpnrA tAndpd to uhnU' .tropt ? In rirfir flnd tnorp i I I . -1 < ?-< I:? t o k.-hnnl
t the shooting was accidental and he building f"r the town of Culpeper. The
s. released. proposed structure, subject to vote of
the district. will cost approximately
Country Eomes Sold. ami will be erected on the large
, ., _ ,, . vacant lot adjoining the present school
tr. and Mrs. Charles llitt sold thet. building
ntry home near Rlxeyville, this ReV. and Mrs. Kensey J. Hammond
nty, to Vincent Hume of Madison wene called to Fairfax this week to atnty,
who will shortly take possession, tend the funeral of thelatter a father.
.. . _ _ . ... James 1'. Maehen, sr.. which took place
other transaction In real estate was there Thursday.
sale of Somervilla, an estate which "
i berti In the Somerville family for .
> generations, to Waller Smith of Changes in Llim&te.
jquier. This farm, which Is located Fn?u the Chicago Journal.
the Rapidan river, near the station of The present summer, with its unusual
t name, was originally a grant of neat and drought, has given fresh imd
of some ten thousand acres, but has pf>tu,s to the ever-active dugn.a that "tlis
the course of time been so?d off until ciimate is changing." That dogma mav
v it consists of some four hundrea . .. ,
es and a very beautiful and quaint he true-if given time enough. It, a
home situated on a bluff overlook- world where all other things are mutable
the Rapidan. it would be passing strange if climate
r. Brown, for many years , mission- remained the same yesterday, today and
?s 'I,6 Episcopal Church in Brazil, for#>ver Climatic changes are known to
1 shortly deliver a lecture on missions
ore the woman's auxiliary of the Cul- have taken place in the past, and may
er church and all of the neigh boring be going on now. Hut all know p. differ nches
of women's auxiliaries in this encc-s have come by such slow degrees
I adjoining counties. that even a man with the years of
iss May Hill, the only daughter oi Methuselah would not see much diflferand
Mrs. J. Polk Hill, and a cousiu ence between the average season of his
Gen. A. P. Hill, was married to her boyhood and that of his declining yeais.
sin. Dr. Herbert Waliis Lewis. ot Within historic times -say .'?OOh years?
hmond, Wednesday evening, in the there may have been a lessening of
peper Baptist Church. Miss I.ida rainfall In central and western Asia and
vis, the sister of the groom, was maid jn Xorth Africa. The question is by no
honor, and Dudley Hill of Atlanta, a means settled, hut the evidence seems to
ther of the bride, served as best man. ghow that Turkestan, at least. Is conIr.
and Mrs. F. K. Gulick of Chicago, sidrrahly dryer now than it was thirty
o recently bought the Patterson farm centuries ago. Even th?>re. however, tha
r Culpeper. have been spending the longest human life would not have span:k
here and looking after their new ned any noticeable change.
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