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Fisher and Garrett Trials Will Be
Conducted During the
Week.
Spcrial Orrcspooden-e ,?r Tl?e Star.
TSOCKVIUUB. Aid.. April 2T.. 1!?M.
Two important cases arc scheduled for
t. ial .in the circuit eourt here next v eel*.
Monday morning the case against
Thomas J Garrett of Washington,
formerly of Linden, this count}, who is
tinder an indictment for an assault upon
with intent to murder. Mrs. Paidee ?*.
Mutton, in the hitter's home at Linden
last Oetober. will he taken up. and t-he
second trial of William Fisher, an em- I
"ini i i i?.i i '_/? .... ?
i?loy e of the isthmian canal commission,
who is charged with the murder of Wll
tla.m L. A ltdorfi.r. a newspaper wiiter.
hi the Altdorfer home at ?"hevy < base
!:?st August, has been set for Tuesday.
?.arret! and Mrs. Mutton are said to
have engaged in a revolver duel. lioth
i.fing so seriously wounded that they
were forced to spend some time in Wash
ington hospitals undergoing treatment.
Both appeared before th?- grand jur.v
her*' Inst mouth and test! lied against
? a.-h other, but only Garrett was indict
ed. The trial of the young man whs
originally set for .March IN. out when the
caw was called his attorney presented
a. physician's certificate, which'set forth
that h" was too ill to undergo the ordeal
of a trial at that time. He will he de
fended b> A i?u nej s Preston II. Ray
and John A. Garrett.
Story of the Fisher Case.
Fisher's *ii>t trial too'' place in the |
early p;ii-t of last l?ce?-mber. the jury
faiiii.g agree, rt is understood that on |
the/ tlnaf ballot the jury stood live for
acquitta i and sevt for manslaughter.
The second trial wa* .s*;t for .March 'M.
"it the defendant filed an arffidavit in |
which -b . Iar?d that he did not believe
he could have a :*ir and impartial trial
m this eountv. and'ftie Wart* ordered-the
ca. e .-cut to Prince (teoryres county for
trial. Subseuii' titly. however, counsel for
tie- prosecution and defense reached an
.igrcn-ert to try the ease here next
Tuesdaj. and the court set the case for
trial on that day.
As at the rirst trial, r*ishe* will be j
defended by Attorneys Arthur Peter of
Washington and Thomas Dawson of
IJockvlllc. State's Attorney Spates will
he assisted in the. prosecutioi by Attor
ney John A. Garrett, who was appointed
? >y the court a special state's attorney
o; the case.
Plan for Sewer System.
The mayor and council of Rockville
and the advisory committee of seven
held a special meeting last evening to
egin preliminary arrangements for the
onstruction of a sewerage system, for
which purpose the legislature recently
. nacted a law authorizing a bohri issue 1
of .."o.?*n.
It was pointed out that the recent ;
legislature passed a law placing the con- i
-?truction of sewerage and water sys
tems under the control of the state board
?.?t' health, in view of which it was
thought best to appoint a committee to ;
take the matter up with the board of!.
health. Mayor Offutt named as mem- r
hers of the committee Robert B. Peter."!
Dr. Ernest L. Bullard and himself, it;
was decided to take no further action ?
at?l the committee is ready to report. !
The Jlrst move will be to employ an
engineer to make survej*s and prepare '
plans and specifications. The mayor
and council and the advisory committee I
have arranged to meet each Friday ?
evening until the work is under way. f
Burnt Mills Couple Wedded. "i
Charles H. Leizear. tbl-ty-oiie years;
'?:d. and Mrs. Laura V. Talbott. thirty-'
mo. both of Burnt Miils, this county, j
were married in Kockvllle today by Rev. '
Samuel R. White of the Baptist Churcli. i
\fl t of Company K. of the!
SlUfZ Vt ??t,pnaI Gua**d. recently or- i
til l at Silver Spring, this county, are :
expecting to be ordered to the front, and i
.?re making preparations for such an '
emergency. Last evening. Capt W ft i
\ZT?n- LV !? A- retlr*d- and iLret'. 1
Jackson of the regular army, put the
men through a vigorous drill, and it is
Planned to give the men frequent practice
or the kind from now on. The officers
company ar^: Captain. Sidney J.
? second Iieutennat Harmong La
"fr: first sergeant. Brooke Lee; com
missary sergeant. Hugh O'Donne'l.
Real Estate Transfers.
I'he following are among the transferal
'?f real estate recorded in the office of i
the clerk of the circuit court here during
the week; The Chevy Chase to Great
(?ails Land Corporation to Robert E. Ap
pletoi;. 172 acres: Joseph H. MulHnix to
** alte - ? Mob:ey and George D. Waters,
two and four-fifths acres; .Mary Small to
Charles B Howard, thirty-two acres;
,;,?br;rt?E' APP'et?n to Thomas Hampton.
Datus E Coon to Eliia
I? tl? I> S rKl lot at Takoma Park;
Helen R. Smith to Janie G. S. Talla
l""'?.-,** acres: J- Eakin Gadsby to Fred
Gialzc. four acres; Prank Higglns
ittorney, to Edward W. Birgfeld lot at
i-mdeiK WiUiam G. Linkins to William
<"e ?crfi Frank L- H^itt
to vi .Uiam G. Linkins. lot at Silver
HowIT C'e0rs" W to Fiancls M
kins, one acre: John Thomas eie
? ,:to.\ to Mary I. Johnson, eleven acres'
?joi Ke B. Harrington to James Cardinal
' >iHms. three acres; PJiiiip M. Oarnett
o ( heater ells. Ave acres; Thrift Build
Jo C ompany to Charles H. Smoot. lot
t Woodmont. Kathryn DeWitt to
harles I Bowman. lot at Glen Echo
Henry W. OfTutt to George T
Xhtnnlek. lot at Fnendship Heights
Pi:. H. Todd, sixty-one vears old
!lai iWh1lle; i'd" died suddenly Thurs
when ,h disease. He was walking
Celling ,^k Cam' and d'ed s-"
AJTALOSTAIT SHOOTERS.
Ed Ford and Dr. Ford Capture Hon
ors in Weekly Tourney.
Despite the unfavorable weather condi
tions .splendid scores were hung tip yes
terday afternoon at the weekly shoot
of the Analostan Gun Club on the East
ern branrh range near Bennlng bridge.
Many visitors participated in the pro
gram. which included single targets, .semi
monthly spoon event, Edwards Ac Zan
rior trop'.iy contest and double targets.
Dr. E. S. Ford and E. \V. ford's work
was the feature of the program, as they :
took all the honors. E. W. Ford won high 1
average in the spoon shoot wh**n he broke
ninety saucers out of .100 and recorded
the same score in the singles. He also j
broke forty-four targets out of fifty In ?
class a. which was three points below j
the winner. Ford came out on top in
the doubles, as he dropped only three I
birds out of twenty-four. In the Ed
ward^ & Zanner trophy event Ford
was third to L>r. E. S. Ford, who broke
forty-seven targets out of fifty.
Dr. Ford was 'high gun" in class A
of the spoon shoot, with forty-seven
down out of lifty. and made a total of
forty-eight, with a handicap of one. in
the Edwards & Zanner even. In th^
doubles Dr. Ford was second to E. \V.
1 or?J. having killed sixteen birds out of
twenty-four. Dr. Ford did the best
shooting in the singles when lie smashed
ninety-three "fliers ' out of 100.
In class B. G. D. Kirk won first prize,
as he broke forty-three targets out of
fifty, while a three-cornered tie resulted
in the C class between "Bud" Brow n. \\ .
^ ^ allace and W. C. Blundon, each
killing thirty-eight pigeons out of the
same number. Blundon won the shoot
off with a perfect, score of fifteen birds.
<\ S. Pfttnian and Dr. S. r?avis tied with
thirty-three down in class D. Pittman
won th?? shoot-off at fifteen targets when
he lost only three.
Miles Taylor was second to Dr. Ford in
tho Edwards & Zajiner event, as he
broke forty-six birds out of fifty. Taylor
also broke the same number in the spoon
shoot and the single targets. (J. D. Kirk
also made a good showing, as he had
eighty-eight "dead ones" to his credit out
of loo in the singles and made a total
of forty-eight in the Edwards & Zan
ner contest.
.The official scorcs:
SINGLE TARGET*.
.. ... ,. , Sbo: at. Broke.
" . I ord loo <>0
Dr. j. r: wynkodp loo ?c>
W. Blrndon joo 85
[>r E S. Ford 100 tKl
wClV ?sCHbrook 1<H> TT?
M. D. H.wtn 5? H
?T. I.. jHines
W. WuIJare 7-.
?s}. Duval I 75 V
S. Pfttman 45
U' V\rrulP ~Af LD
M. Johnnon1* .50 Zl I
J. A. Jones lOO
"Bml" Brown
W. I>. Dulaner **"" ?
R. F?. Morgan \ \l " jX
??? : 10S
Miles Taylor 50
Dr. s. Darii ;;;;;; ~ 5;
spoon4 SHOOT.
Shot at. Broke.
. 50 47
I*r. E. f. Ford
E. W. Ford <.... 50
W. C. Blundon 30 30
w. W. Wallace ! 5}!
W*. D. Dulauey 50 43
Dr. J. C. Wjrnkoop 511 42
McL. Sea brook 511 -J;
m. i>. Ho^an ;;;;; JJJ Jv
J. E. .Tames* no -50
%t?ii ...:: -Z ?
Bml Hrown M
B. TP. Morgan -nr 44:
LV S. I'ittman 50 w
Mile* Taylor V, .u:
i>- Kirk 5,, 4;;
[*? .?? "f*'3 a? ?
M. < arroll* v? 1
M. John.-on* 50 0"{
I. A. Joiws ..r 30 3
KDU'AJUiS t ZANNER EVENT AT 3u
TAHGEE?.
, ... .. , Hdep. Broke. Total
K. \V. -F*rd O 44 44
MliyTWor. ? i5 55
s. i-o?*d 1 47 ac
W. I). Dulaner 4 43 47
wr r. Blundon s :ts Mi
TV. S; Durall ? 5 ?
M. I?. H off an ?'
<>? D. Klrt R 4;:
C. i?. Plttmtn 10 4-1
Dr. J. C. Wynkoop ? 5 4- ar
J. M. Jones * .j? Ik
McL. S?eaf?rook. 17 ao
?Bud" Brown 3 j? 41
w. w. W..1.C is. ?? Si
Morgan u 4? 4B
Dr. S. Davis- ^ o* 33 S3
DOUBLE TARGETS.
v vv r ^.1 Siiotat. Broic.
P.. \> . tuTtl? 24 .m
Dr. E. S. Ford 24 Tg
M. D. H0^an *4 ,?
D.'. 5?. Davis 24 15
W. D. Duianev -J
G. TP. Kirk 24 -
?^"isitors. '
' MAY ABAKDOF TB0PHY.
Questionable If Autos Will Be Pre
sented After This Year.
R?n Mulford, jr.. of Cincinnati, chair
man of the Chalmers trophy commission,
lias announced the names of the news
paper men who will serre on this com
mission for the season of 1814. The
Chalmers trophy commission is a jury of
newspaper men, who annually select the
player in both the National and American
leagues, who has been of most value to
his club during the league pennant race,
and to the two men selected by this com
mission Hugh Chalmers of Detroit pre
sents the Chalmers trophy?which each
season consists of two automobiles.
The Chalmers trophy commission for
1914 is as follows: I. E. Sanborn, Chicago
Tribune: Tim Murnane. Boston Globe
Abe lager, Brooklyn Eagle: Jack Ryder
Cincinnati Enquirer: H. G. Salsinger,
Detroit News: Grantland Rice. New York
Mail: Ralph S. Davis. Pittsburgh T?ress
J. C Isaminger. Philadelphia North
American: Sidney C. Keener. St. Louis
Times: J. Ed Grlllo. Washington Star, and
Henry P. Edwards, Cleveland Plain
Dealer.
The present season will be the fifth
consecutive year during which the
Chalmers trophy has been awarded In
major league base ball. Mr. Chalmers
original offer to the national commis
sion in presenting this trophy was that
he would give automobiles to the most
worth while players in the major leagues
for Ave. years. Since this Is the last
season included in the acceptance of the
trophy by the national commission, 1914 !
may terminate the trophy commission
and the awards. I
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TENNIS NEWS.
iL_
As was stated exclusively in The Star
last Sunday, the Chevy Chase Club has
decided to continue its plan of ranking
the various pla\*ers in the club, not only
for handicap purposes, but also as one
way of keeping up interest in the net
game during the "off" season. By this
plan the players arc all divided into
clashes, those in the lower classes chal
lenging {.hose in the upper for their po
sitions. Only those in class A arc rated
individually, the .others icing merely
grouped. Tf a player* in a lower clasp
defeats a player in the class just ahead
of his. they exchange positions. T? ose
In class A. who are rated individually,
also change around the same way. but
the last man in this class is the or.lv
one subject to a challenge from a man
in class R The committee has decided j
to start th*' players off this year in the ;
same positions that they occupied when!
the 1iu:t one closed, and so the present
standing is as follow-':
Class \-"Spcucer Uordon. ? psbur Moorhead. |
Walter r?unl<.p. CuthlMTi Brown, F.dward \\. ;
iNHin. Jr.: Walter f ?? Wil?o.\. |
Cla>s B John K. ?I raves. 1>. IMidley Morgan. ,
J. Ballard Moore. Yirginiua L>?bne.v, I. J. l?. >
i "?il r. Fielding Simmons. .... i
? 'tnss C- Chameey llaekett. J. M. 1 ?arjisle, j
Ralph W. Hills V. V Cushnian, L. K. Bock- .
nelf. T. A. Slay lor.
? Mass I? \. Miutn, 1 !<? H?i dekoper, r. |
llarati. II.. Howard. W. F. Ham. I'. II. Brook*;. >
r'lii'.- F Preston <lib-en. Carey Langborne, W.
| B. JVoOd. 11. B. Row land. .1. II. Hopkins, jr.;
Licence Towns'-iitl. . ? _
Class- F I?. M. I.lttle. .1. W. <*W?*rt. C. I?
lralley. \V. C. Dn Hose. Robert Stead. hdwaiil
Morgan. ~ ..
Class C Frank F.IIis. Firming Ne^bold. I . I.. |
Poe. .Reginald lluidefcoper. W . .1. IVttua. i
Class II A. B. Brown. ? . A. AspUiuuU. M. .
M. Parker, jr.; O.'T. L?u:ilop. Corcoran J bom, j
K. S. l>and. _ , . it r?
Class I J. M. Kenyon. P. R. Robinson. H. r. !
I'arker. W. F. M. Sowers. i
Class J Randall Hagner. 1 rank \\ ileox. <.. ? . |
MiniiigenNlc. C. I-. MeV av. ley. C?-?rge I . lit |
nam. James F C.irtis, C. B Ch'pman. Spenr.-r
Cosbv. A. V. P. ??arnel:. II. 11. Iv. it, U h. .
Cofer. Clark.- YVapgaman.
The annual meeting ??f the Bachelors
Uwn Tennis Club will he held tomorrow
night, at which time new officers w ill he !
elected and plans for the ensuing year <
made. The deal for another lease on
the old courts, which has been pending j
for so long, has been closed and the j
Bachelors will use the court in Wood ley ;
Park for another season. The courts ;
are rapidly being gotten in shape and it j
is expected that some of them will be j
ready for use in a few days.
The Chevy Chase Club's tennis team
will meet th^University of Virginia ten
nis team in an interclub match at an
early date.
Harold K. Doyle, who with his brother
"Connie" has won most of the doubles
events in this section of the country for
the last few years, is practicing daily
and expects to enter both the Chevy
Chase and the middle Atlantic champion
ship tournaments. He expects to com
pete in both singles ar.d doubles, but in
the absence of "Brother Connie" it is
not known who he will pair up with in
the latter class. It is possible that
"Freddie" Colston of Baltimore will
come here and compete in the singles
and pair with him in the doubles.
The "Northwest Tennis League. ' com
posed of teams of the smaller tennis
clubs in the District, will hold a meet
ing at an early date and reorganize for
the coming season. Last year the
league was composed of the Argyles
of Saul's Addition, the Inglesi'des of
Ingleside Terrace, the Cleveland Parks S
of Cleveland Park and the Holmeadd of
ICtb and Monroe streets, captained by
J. A. Chamberlain. Charles K. Finkle.
Richmond F. Bingham and Louis 1.
Doyle, respectively. Two other clubs
will possibly be admitted this year?
the Albemarles of 17th and T streets
and the Ontarios of Ontario road. The
last-named club is on the doubtful list,
as it has just lost its courts, and un
less it gets new ones it will combine
with the Tngiesides, who finished last
In 1913, and who need strengthening.
The plan is for the clubs to play
matches alternate Saturday afternoons
between May 15 and July 15, each club
play every other club once at home
and once on its opponent's courts. Last
year a match consisted of three singles i
and four doubles, but it is quite likely
that this season only doubles will be
played, as this will allow more play
ers to get into the game. In case no
other clubs are admitted, the league
will run as a four-club circuit with
the same clubs as last year. A definite
decision will be reached at the meet
ing which will be held within the next
two weeks.
Announcement will be out in a few
days of the Middle Atlantic States cham
pionship tournament, which will be held
on the Columbia Country Club courts
May 30 and following days. Because of
the absence of "Connie" Doyle, there will
be but one challenge round, Miss Eva
Baker and C. T. Chapman defending
their title in the mixed doubles. "Connie"
holds the title in the singles, while he
and Paul J. Treanor are the doubles
champions. His absence, while deeply
regretted, will give some of the other
players in the District an excellent chance
to prove their worth. R. F. James of
Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and Harold E.
Doyle each have two legs on the trophy,
and a win for either this year will make
it become their permanent property. ? It
is not known at this time whether James
will be here for the event or not.
The tennis committee at Clftvy Chase
has announced that the winner of the
Navy cup In this year's closed tourna
ment will have to play through the tour
nament in 1915, and cannot stand out as
has been the practice in the past. This
cup, donated to the club by former Sec
retary of the Navy Newberry, has been
in competition seven times, and, in ad
dition to this year's winner, has been
won by Ralph W. Hills, E. P. Gros
venor. J. Upshur Moorhead, Lee Mc
Clung. J. Upshur Moorhead and Spencer
Gordon in the orde:- named. This plan of
making the champion play through the
events was adopted by the National
Lawn Tennis Association last year, and
a? trophies are won and new ones put
up for competition is gradually being
adopted by tournaments throughout the
country.
The "Old Dominion" open invitation
tournament will be held this year on the
courts of the Country Club of Virginia
beginning June 1, and many local play
ers expect to enter it.
It looks very much as if the Chevy
Chase Club's team has picked up a "dia
mond in the rough" in J. Ballard Moore,
the youngster who won this year's closed
tournament. Any one who heats such
men as Ralph W. 1 fills. Cuthbert Brown
and Upshur Moorbead is more than an
ordinary player. Moore, who is a com
parative you!i?*ter, has been playing the
game only a short time and his jump to
the fore was certainly a quick one, as he
did trot show anything at all in his last
tournament?the District championship
one which was played on the Bachelors'
courts last fall. He has been playing a
great deal with "Connie" Doyle since, and
this is probably largely responsible for
his improved game. If he-improves as
much next year as he has this, he un
doubtedly ill rank with the best in the
District in a short time.
The tournament Jfrr the southern cham
pionship will be held May 2T?. to ."O this
year under the auspices of the New < >r
ieans Lawn Tennis Club. Tri the men's
singles a new cup will be put up for com
petition. as in*. Thornton of Atlanta won
it for the third time last year. The;
Doyles have won the doubles cup twice. '
but will be unable to compete in next j
month's event because of the absence of
C. B. Doyle. The winners of the dou
bles are entitled to "nter the western
doubles championship and will go to Chi
cago for this tournament at the expense
of "the New Orleans Club.
NEW ATHLETIC BOARD.
?
Virginia Elects Thorahill, Cronly.
Lane and Fitchett for 1911-15.
Sprclal DifjKitcIr to Tpe iSfof"'. (
CHAItLOTTE^VlLLK. Va.. April 2."?.
At a meeting of the General Athletic |
Association. "Of the Cniversity of A ir- ;
ginia this afternoon the following stu
dents were elected to serve on the board
for the year 1914-15: G. F. Thornhill.
John Cronly, Preston Lane and M. S.
Fitchett..
Thornhill is manager of this year's
base ball team and ? one of the most
popular men in college.
Cronly is captain of the Virginia track
team and one of the best hurdlers in
the country, while Fitchett is the other
member, having taken an active part in
athletics. He has been a member of the
base ball teem for the past four years.
Buck Mayer and flardy Todd of the
foot ball team were the only other can
didates nominated, and the vote for the
fourth member was close.
The new members will go into office
May 0 but have not as yet announced
their policy for the future. There was
a decided lack of interest in the elec
tion, in comparison with past years,
probably due to the fact that the mem
bers were not elected to offices as here
tofore. but only to the board, the officers
to be appointed by the board itself.
SCM.Y MMM
ON FACEJI HEAD
Kept Spreading. Itching and Burn
ing. Hair Fell Out. Disfigured
Very Much. Cuticura Soap and
Ointment Cured.
R. F. D. No. 1. Pocahontas, Tenn.?
"I took something resembling ringworm
and t-houg&t it would soon get well but it
just kept spreading until it
began to look serious. It
first appeared on my face a*
a small spot itching and burn
ing and it gradually spread
until it got over my face and
head. Wherever it went it
would leave the skin with
-white scales. I w^s compelled
ta scratch and that irritated
the skin. My hair fell out gradually and
looked dead. I was disfigured very much
and I certainly got tired of people asking me
what was the matter with my face. 1 lost
a good many nights' sleep. The disease
got so far along it didn't look like ringworm.
This frightened me. They said it was bar
ber's itch.
was advised to use which
would stop It, but on the outside of the
ring it would soon appear again leaving the
sldn rough and scaly. I was given treat
ment but it did not do any good. Then I
began using Cuticura Soap and Ointment,
washing with the Cuticura Soap then ap
plying th? Cuticura Ointment three and four
times a day and at night. In a little less
than two weeks I was cured of that skin
trouble." (Signed) W. H. Nail, June 3,1913.
Cuticura Soap 26c. and Cuticura Ointment
50c. are sold everywhere. Liberal sample of
each mailed free, with 32-p. Skin Book. Ad
dress post-card "Cuticura, Dept. T, Boston."
tyMen who shave and shampoo with Cu
ticura Soap will find it best for skin and scalp.
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Lawn Rollers. $7.50 up
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Garden Rakes 20c up
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TO OPEN ITS NEW HOME
IN THE STAR BUILDING
Retail Merchants' Association Pre
paring Program for Wednesday
Evening- Next.
?VW^nesday evening is th<* 'lat<- an
nounced for the formal opening of "the
new home of the Retail Merchants" As
sociation in Tire Evening .Star building.
"Every business man in Washington
will be cordially welcomed at our new
home." President Andrews announced
last night. "The growth of the Retail
Merchants' Association and the exten
sion of the service of the organization
has made the new quarters an impera
tive necessity."
The new equipment for the association
Jia~s been installed under the direction
of" a committee consisting of E. (Jra
ham. treasurer of the- association, and
I < laude E. Miller, chairman of the au
lomobilr section. Practically all of the
! office devices and furniture for the new
! quarters were made specially for the
i association.
Coincident with the opening of the n^w
quarters there will be, it is announced,
a vigorous campaign for new members.
She Knew.
From Is>n<Ioi) Tit-Bits.
Tt was young Mrs. Robinson's first
dinner party, and she was suffering
all the usual terrors of the inexperi
enced hostess.
However, the cook rose to the oc
casion splendidly. and. so far as the
dinner itself was concerned. Mrs. Rob
inson was delighted.
The only fly in the ointment was j
.lane. .Jane was the new parlor maid: I
she was slow, clumsy and her waiting
Mas bad. But. in addition to these
faults, she insisted on keeping her
mouth wide open.
This so got on Mrs. Robinson's nerves
that, at last sh<- exclaimed:
".lane, your mouth is wide open!"
Jane withdrew her giize from the
ceiling and said, looking down with
h. cheer.v smile:
"I know it is, ma'am: T opened it
myself!"
?
Misunderstood.
From Ix>mlc,n Tit-Bits.
Mv. Cyril Maude tells the following j
story about his old friend W. S. Penlev.
Penley was stopping at - country
house tn .Brittany, and the morning
after his arrival, finding no looking
glass in his room, rang the bell.
"Apportez-moi un eheval." he said to
the maid who answered it.
The maid, choking with laughter, ran
down to her master.
"Monsieur." she cried, "your friend
who arrived last night is mad. He has
nothing on but his dressing gown, and
he asked me to bring him a horse."
The. host ran up and asked Penley
what on earth he wanted a "eheval"'
for.
"Well." was Pcnley's reply, "we talk
of a coeval glass at home, don't we? 1
thought a 'eheval' was the Freuch word
for mirror."
Father?Why don't you work, my son?
If you only knew how much happiness
work#brings, you would begin at once.
Son?Father, I am trying to lead a iifo
of self-denial, in which hapuiness cuts
no figure. Do not tempt me.?London
Tit-Bits. J
I
SWEET MILK PROMTS?11
Carroll Manor uairy organized to
Safeguard Washington.
With the object of supplying to the Na
tional <"apita.l ami vicinity only th*? best
dairy product#, the Carroll Manor Ihtiry.
Inc., lias been organize!. The incorpora
tors are. Charles Carroll of Carrolltou,
Md.; I-Ycdefi^k H. Allen, 1'elham Manor,
N. V.: Clarence J. . Selwln
T;iit. Charles M. Pepper and II. Krwg- I
stad. M. IWashington. 1).
The milk to b?? distributed !?\ this !
fjmpany. it is explained, will oom?> from!
the. herd of iliarlos Carroll ? ?f <*arroll- !
tor?. front l>r. Harvey W. Wiley's herd ;
and from the l>est dairy sections of Fred ?
erlck county. Md.
Tt is the announced intention of the i
company to Introduce a new ami pat
ented system of past eurisat ion in the
final container so as to place within |
reach of all at reasonable* cost only, the!
purest milk.
Very
Self-Conscious.
I'rotii fVargfin"*
Sir Krnest Shackle;on. n ho is planning
another expedition in th?* antarctic. ?i??c.?
remarked t?? an Irish M. IV: "Can >'???:
imagine th?* enormous extent of tluisi
vast snow fields of the antarctic?"
"Yes." replied the Al. I'. "l"\e had a
similar experience myself."
Sir Ernest looked surprised. "When
was that?" he asked.
"I had the same sensation," was the
reply, "the tirst time I appeared in pub
lic wearing evening dress!"
It pays to read the want columns of
Tiie Star. Hundreds of situations are
filled through them.
I'll ask thousand* of peo.
pie if they have found the
heirloom or jewel that you
have lost.
The very first thing to
do when you've lo3t any
thing. or found any article
of value, is t# send word
to the Wants.
- i \ Si' va \v x\T Alt.
{Copyright. 13/i. bj o? forest Porter.}
I'll help you get back your
purse or watch that you
dropped at the theater or
while shopping.
SkeSigStore 915 to925 Seventh Street
This Week Last Year Was a Big Week
This Week This Year We Want to Make a Bigger Week
So we offer bigger values?exceptional values?such as you were never offered before in High-class
Furniture and Floor Coverings. Get in early, for some of these lines will be sold out quickly.
Mattings & Matting Rugs
Bought From Large Firms in Hands of Receiver
Selling Fast at About Half Price
These are all brand-new, fresh goods?directly imported from China and Japan by large concern
which has gone into hands of receiver.
Big lot of 90 to 95 lb. Lintan
China Matting, in bold patterns
?red. green or blue plaids and
checks. Worth 35c' yard. Sale
price
Immense lot of Genuine
n6-warp Hand-palmed l.in
tan Straw China Mattings?
free from imperfections. Pin
stripes, plaids, checks and
plain white. W orth 40c yard.
Sale price
22k yd
Bugalo Rugs
Guaranteed Fast Colors
36x63 in... .
6 ft. x 9 ft. ..
7 ft. 6 x 9 ft.
9 ft. x 12 ft. .
75c 150-warp
3 ft. x 6 ft.
Jap
Matting
Rugs.
Monday
Only,
$2.00
150-warp
6 ft. x 9 ft.
Jap
Matting
Rugs.
Special,
$1.00
Rice
Straw
Rugs.
3 ft. x 6 ft.,
Sale
Price,
$3.00
Rice
Straw
. Rugs.
6 ft. x 9 ft.,
Sale
Price.
29c 93c 69c
? 95
QC f?r Exto Heavy,
Double,
Four-Passenger Lawn Swings
69c
For Solid Map'e Frame
Rockers
With woven
rattan
seats?the
finest
porch or
sewing
rockers you
can buy.
Actual
Sr.25 value.
$1.85
For Handsome. Big. Comfortable,
Solid Maple Rocker for porch, lawn or
sewing room: double rattan seat.
Actual $3 value.
$1.65
For This Big
Shirt Waist Box
Covered with best matting. Value, $3.
J
Jackson Bros. Refrigerators
the Refrigerators That
Use Less Ice
Have all the features of the highest priced
refrigerators and only half the cost. Fully guar
anteed.
Refrigerators Start at $6.85
Ice Boxes Start at $4.85
$3.95
For the Best Full
Collapsible
Go-Cart
in Washington
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