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IN THE LOCAL MARKETS Benches Beginning to Take on Sum mer Appearance With Sup ply of Green Goods. Abundant Quantity of Berries Also on Hand?Meat Prices About ?) the Same. IE J !? l! :l ill I || |j |j ; j Inrrfssmg supplier of vegetables from J : Ti^arbv sources are giving the benches , ij oT the dealers in the markets ??f the city a ver> summery l??ok and indicate that the time is not far distant when the summer vegetable season will be In full swing- In tlie past week green peas have appeared on the market in considerably increased quantities, and new turnips are also in the market. Oyster plant, which has been on sale ? j* throughout the winter.%ias disappeared. , .? The supply of strawberries increased ! ?? considerably in the past week. and. | with the abundant supply coming from ' c Norfolk and North Carolina, a fair sup- | ;1 ply of home grown berries is also to j e be found in the markets. This morn- i g ing prices asked for the berries ranged ' Z from S to "0 cents a quart, but tine : ? berries could be bought at 10 cents a E ouart. and to bring the highest pri?-e ;| the berries ha\e to be home grown and '?t of superior quality. Within the n? xi . ten days the home grown berries j from the gardens about this city will I be on the market in abundance. I In the poultry market the season for c keats being over, they have disap- t peared from the benches and incubator - ? hicks, which have been selling at ?'? cents a pound, are today quoted at 1 ?? c cents a pound. r Following the tluctuations in meat ;| p; ices of 111e past two weeks, the rc- ? \t tail meat market is again fairly steady. '/ Advances of a cent or two a pound are i J to be noted only ??u pork hams and ' ? shoulders and on the cheaper grades of 1 * smoked shoulder Kggs continue un- I changed in prices, and, while good ;j fresh eggs can be bought at from 25 ' to 28 cents a dozen. 35 cents is being j asked for hennery eggs. The supply 1' belna received is ample to meet all dc- ? raands. ' ;j ? Prevailing Market Prices. Prices noted below are those prevail !rg In the big markets of the city, an 1 , : those who vlalt them tomorrow will ] i: r?n?i quotations ranging about the same r EtiGS. d?a.; 5x? er?d. 25* doz. i J rotupj. ; \ <' 22i t?? 25- lb. !:???? to 25c lb. j ' - ?"*? h?. Tu'k?'\*. tn L'8'- lb. E l i- i ? ' lii-k-. *???? : ? |>u<-ks. 20. ? to 25- lb. : \ *.?> - t s. 11? i<j ?5?* i ?. j? 3|"?os, 28c to 35". lb. lit 1 1 EIt l \t Bi?t aajrr.T, 40c lb. 'dedium grades, 38e lb. ' !t ).?fi ?>? a ? t'd. 35c lb. '??!co. 15:; to 30c ll>. j 'S MEATS. | Lamb. 22. to 35c lb. , Muitoo. 20r to 2S<* lb. | Be*f. reast. l$c to 2?c f I'.-rk rbupa. 20c to Li- ; i = if*. |b. I ?> b*? fstvak. 25?- to 35c; Pork ham*. 1*" to 2??- 1 !C lu. . g B" r. new.uj. 15c :o Pork aboulder, 16?- t > - lb. is.- !?,. S leal. 15c to 3o lb. ' Mu >kt*d ham. IT- to l**" \Z Be on piece. 20- to : -g 25<- Jo. .^ui k??l ?bouidcr. l."?<- |B ba-en. all>-fd. 25?- to r.? l?;. lb. I | 35e 11?. ( Corned baiu. 17c to I tg P?'k. rua?i. 2Ue to 25c u, E lb. ' ;| FISH !g fea baas. 12' to 15c lb. Hock. 2t>- to 25. lb. i" Balibur. a*; lb. Salmon trout. 2?n- lb. , '5 Cod. 124' to 15c :b. Sinelf. 20-- to 25-- lb. lZ. KlOuDder>. 1(K- to 15c'Cattish ?hkiaocd), 15c to lu. aoc lb. Bpaolftri tua< kerel, 15c Orsters. 30c to 40<* qt TO 20c lb. Clam*. .T''' qt. or $1.20 & Salmoo. frctb. 25c lb. a hundred ^ Biucflaii. 15c lb. I f ra'. iu?-at. 40<- qt. ,g #had, ro? $1 to $1.25. ?.rat? flak#-. #0.- qt. Shad, bu'-ka. 50^ to 60?*. Sift irabe. ."i0?- to $1 .5 ^ B-mo^. 25c- doz doz. Gray trout, l.V to 20*- mackerel, HO* :o 'S lb. t 75e each. | rHODtTE. Irish v> \ ato??. .old. 15- ^qua^h ?Fla.i. 5 to lu . 'M t.< 9i j<k ! tack. r lriab |?otato#a. tie*-! i^a?. 40'- ?o We p ? Bermuda*. to 75c i>*. t pk. Tjitn*. 70?- to 75?- pk. T>iroi|i?. V buti'h. Kal?. 20c pk hpioa^h. 20?- to 30^ pk. Mi s Caulifl<nrrr. 10'' to 2?V p i:ead. . E Tomato***. 10?- to 15c lb. Si*ft l>ppers. 20c to :?).? d"l. C'H'uniberB. 5^ aud 1<>*] Stiing b? aos, 10c to ? ea?*b. J 15e ?it. Egg plant, 10c to 20cr Kadlecs, 2 bunrb^a, earb. 5". Carr?ta. 5c to V bufl^b ! <>mhIlDf?. Or to l'> Bermuda on Urn-, 15c each, boi. Okra. 2Or- qt. Beeta. 10c banch. | Mu*hroom?. 40c to fiO Celery. 5c to 10c buacb. I lb. Cabbage. 3c and 15c j Bermuda lima b*ana bead. $!..*> pk. ? Ooiona, 10c to 15?* I Rhui?arb, 5c bun-'h. pk Aaparagu . 10c to 3'x- ! e Lrttuc*. 5c to 10-- bead. in.-n. ;c FRCIT?. j I 1/ ti'Iip. 10. to "J5-- do/.. Taogarines. 15- to VK appl<f>. easing. to do/ i5r \ pk. Pin**ipplefr. 15- to 1:5 t' Cranialriea, 8c to 10< . a- b. (? qt. Peai a ifaocj), 50?* to > t?iap?fruit, 5c to 10c 75c d?>z ea-^b ' Alligator p*ara. 30c to i it OraDgrs. 25c 5o-- doz. i 35.- ?*a?-h ; c L mrs. 15?- a doe. I California cherries. 54V E g--a?* berries tFIa >, & \ lb. ! If to 2qt. 1 SOME FISH ARE SCARCE. Trout. Flounder* and Croakers Only One* Reported Plentiful. Dealers at the wholesale fish market at the wharf report that while gray ; ! trout, flounders and croakers are plen- j tlful, the supply of Other varieties of j flsh has not been heavy. The abundance ] of trout and croakers, however, ke?-p | the market down and prices this week , ! are not much higlier than a week ago, when flsh of all kinds were plentiful. HerrlnR have almost disappeared from the market and have advanced in prioo to $1 25 a hundred. Shad are fairly plentiful and are selling at mod erate prices. The few shad and herring nets still being worked on the river hare until June 1 in which to catch the flsh for this market. This morning buyers were on hand at the wharf market in numbers and flsh ?old at about the following prices: Ho. shad, 50 to 8o cents each: buck shad. ';] to 30 cents each; herring. $1.2."# ;i bin- -| dred: yellow perch. to 30 cents bunch: catfish. 20 to cents a bunch:.'j blue fish. 8 cents a pound . Spanish mack - ' ;j erel, 10 cents a pound; mullets. 9 cents j a pound, white p? rch. to 12 cents a : pound, rock, 10 to 121* cents a poun<l;;l halibut. 10 cents a pound; carp, 1to ! j 26 cents each; gray trout and flounders,: )3 to $4 a barrel; croakers, $2 to $T1 a j barrel, and butter flsh, $K a barrel. ' | Crabs, both hard and soft shelled, are \ reported scarce and are selling, the ' former at $2 to $2.50 a barrel and the | latter at 25 to 40 cents a pound. Clams j are quoted at 65 cents a hundred. OFFICERS WILL BE ELECTED. Waldensian Aid Society to Hold An nual Meeting Next Friday. The ;?nti1i.il meeting; of the Washing ton brunch of the American Waldensian Aid Society to be h*ld next Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence of the Misses Bradley. 1722 N street northwest, and an address on the cus toms and costumes of Waldensian wom en will be delivered. Annual reports will be made and the election of of ficers will lake place. The Waldensian Church has been de pvived of $50,000, which has been an nually collected in <iertnany, Switzer land. Holland. Kngland, Scotland and Sweden, the war making collections in th*?st countries impossible. The Wash gton branch o# the Society is urging members and friends to do what they can for the support of the church in view of the situation abroad. Mrs. Molly .1 Merrick, sixty-nine xears old. wife of Chaplian Merrick, a contractor and builder of Syracuse, N. Y . died at Baltimore of paralysis while visiting her sister. Mrs. R. P. Ktuart. S:J.50 "Ci u r n e y" Porcelain.I intd Re frigerator. 85-pound icc capacity. $14.98 ll'.M* \urxppj llr frlgerator*. oak fin ished. parked with mineral wool. $1.95 Mep l.mlilerw. select ed stork, well braced. 1. and foot sizes, ivr foot. 12 /2C P*ir stram Cookers* heavy tin, copper bot toni, 4 compartment. i.hs 0\fuh, be>-t Russian iron, lined, 'J burner size; war ranted. $1.69 f!!.39 <*an Iron*, full weight. nnkel plated, complete with metal t ube $1.69 Oil stoves, blue flame. 2-burner, war $2.98 ( offer Pereoln- I seamless alumi- J num. 0-rup size. $1.89 I2.2."? \\ anh BHIrra, extra heavx, copper bottom?. lar^e sizes. 98c 7c l??eil Te? <>la*mea, crystal irlasn. in colo nial design, 6 for 22c t.OOO Sheets <3 rnlla) Hlgh-Kradr Perforated Toilet Paper for 24c Two Lots Separate Skirts For a Big Saturday Sale Choicc ???! Itnrgrain Table? street Floor. 98c Choice Skirt Store? Second Floor. $2 Almost every style you could desire is liere in these 1<>ts?the very newest and most popular of summer effect-, including; strictly tailored, full llare. l>utt"ti trimmed, pocket styles, yoked models, etc. The reason we can get such beauties to sell at these unusual prices is we purchase them in such large quan tities that the maker is willing to give them to us at a low figure?VOl" benefit by our fortunate transac tions. Materials are pique, rep. linen, ratine and poplins. Open 8:30 A.M. Close 5:30 P.M. SCAHCK?BIT NOT IIKKK. The Italian Street Song from "Naughty Marietta." <uug by Lucy isabcllc Marsh and Vic tor Light Opera Company. Victor Record 60031?Here, it means a Scaled Record. ^ C ?? 10 inch J 3C Victrola Parlors?Fourth Floor. READY SATURDAY! Two New Novels By Popular Authors -He sure you add them to your library. The Double Traitor. By E. Philhps Ofrpcnhei m. Mary Morcland. By Marie Van Vorst. Choice. $135 Cofyy Hook Store? Basement. Two Good Specials Head the Candy Menu Tomorrow CREAM LOAF In chocolate flavor tilled with walnuts: strawb e r r y filled with pecans and vanilla filled with Brazil nuts. 'oun< 29c DELICIOUS CARAMELS In both the plain chocolate caramel, also rilled with nuts [ of various kinds. Two New Styles of Favors 10c "Panama Canal" consists of four little boats in a box at .? "Tent" Favors: tent with flag on top and ? ** soldier standing guard in front; to be tilled I II/* with candy. Each Candv Store?Street Floor. Saturday s Neckwear List Thronged With New Fancies and Exceptional Values Tomorrow Special $1.50 Value Oriental Lace Vestees In white and cream. low reek, in many different models, finished with pleated collars, finished with pearl buttons down front. Kxcep tional value at 95c Priscilla Collars, in organdy and pique, also semi-stiff Linen Collars and Priscilla Collars at. the set. or separate 25c collar Others in different widths and shapes, in Neckwear Store at 50c Swiss Embroidery Collar and Cuff Sets, a special lot in pleated or round shape collars, some with a little touch of 18c black. 2oc and ,s0c value at 50c Sleeveless Guimpes, high neck style; in white or cream net 29c Bargain Table?Street Floor. Separate Sleeves, big assortment long sleeves, in white, cream and black, with cuffs in shirred or tucked finish; some fin ished with buttons: especially desirable for wear with over-blouse dresses QOr at. a pair Half sleeves; cream, white and black, at 50c Sale Shur-LokBags 98c and $1.49 Values. Tomorrow Special, 59c Shur-lok---the has; that stands for complete and satisfactory service? the bajr with the lock that will not come open by itself, nor cannot be pulled open without the warning snap madf by the patented lock whenever the bag is opened. Think of the savings?buy one tomorrow. Leather Goods Store?Street Floor. Jewelry Sale Extraordinary ! $1.00 and $2.00 values. Mostly 20- 1 vear Gold-filled Jewelrv in wanted j styles. I "S ^ XI Choice of Brooch Pins. Bar Pins, Scarf f p J m J ? Pins. Cuff Pins, Cuff Links, Com- : bination Sets, Lavallieres, Hair j Ornaments, Bracelets, Etc. Tou know the kind of special jewelry sales we offer?but we have never excelled the monev-saving offerings we make for tomorrow?this means much to you. Be here early for choice selection. Jewelry Store?Street Floor. WONDERFUL COAT AND SUIT BARGAINS The Styles You Want, Priced for a Busy Saturday's Selling $9.50 TAILORED SUITS Worth $15 to $25. Very Special at. .. The result of a fortunate purchase from a maker clearing stock. Plain tailored and trimmed models in poplin, covert, gabardines, serges, checks, etc., in every popular color, with plenty of navy and black. Smart Sport Coats $11 .50 Worth to $19.75. Very Special at. . JL JL Included in the lot are many plaited and semi-fitted models. Materials arc checks, coverts, gabardines and serges. Get one tomorrow while the price is so low for the quality. Garment Store?Second Floor. Untrimmed H ats o f Fine Hemp $1.59 Tomorrow Choice, . . Smoothly finished, nice quality hemps, in sailor shapes, or mushroom shapes, in white, black, or black and white combina tions. Trimmed Free of Charge if Trimmings Are Purchased in Our Millinery Store A pretty hat trimmed to suit you will cost you little if you select the trimmings here tomorrow and have us trim it for you free of charge. More New Styles Arrive Today, on Sale Tomorrow, in Our Trimmed Hats at.. $3.95 Some of the pretty black and white combinations, also plenty of charming stvles in colors, chiefly the large sailors, also the smaller, chic turban and colonial models. Millinerv Store?Second Floor. Three Big Specials Mark Tomorrow a Typical Children s Day at Kann s Little Folks Store These items give you an Idea of what to ex pect In our Big: Saturday Sale Little Folks* Ap parej. Find Just what you want for the little tots, the hard-to-flt sizes and the junior girls in our comprehensive stocks. Special Lot White Petticoats & Slips For wear beneath the new May dresses; in ' very dainty effects, with lace, embroidery and tucked bottoms; small ruffled effects of deeper flounces. In short petticoat st>le or slip effect. Special, 39c Big Princess Slip Offer Values to $1.25. 7Q Tomorrow, each. * ^ Including some with corset body and draw ers: others with short petticoats; all are beau tifully trimmed with dainty laces round neck, arms and bottom, or fine embroideries and pin tucked ruffles round skirt: some with deep lace round neck and finished with beading; ribbon run. Girls' Street and School Dresses $2.50 Values. Tomorrow, each Choice of gingham, in stripes and checks: also some combination white and colored effects: plain linen styles; some with pleated skirts; low belts and low neck and short sleeves; others with long sleeves; plain skirts; some simple, pretty lit tle models, straight, with belt placed low. Sizes 2 to 6 years. Little Folks' Store?Second Floor. $1.50 An Attractive and Winning Quartet of The Waists of the Hour Blazer Striped Handkerchief Linen Waists Styles similar to these selling elsewhere In this city up to $5.00. Smart, tailored models, in blue and white, rose and white and green and white. Here Saturday at $2 .50 Satin-striped Waists Also new models in plain crepe de chine and new lit tle jacket effects, of fine shadow lace. Unufeual in quality, at $2.00 Awning Stripe Waists Of Nagasaki Silk. Made with collars of plain material. Plain tailored models. White with navy, green, rose, sand p? and black stripes, at .95 Exquisitely Embroidered New Model in Crepe de Chine. Copy of a $6.95 Waist. Eyelet embroidered front, in white or flesh, in long or short sleeve effect. Also new styles in crepe de chine and satin, stripes set together with silk fagoting, and many other styles, at Waist Store?Second Floor. uei in 1 $3 Special Purchase Women's All-Silk UMBRELLAS At $1.79 In black, green and blue only, with natural wood, mission-finished handles. Umbrellas that can be used for sun or rain. Umbrella Store?Street Floor. Belts! Belts! Belts! Not One In the L?t Worth Less Than 50c. Choice Tomorrow, 25c Combination* of black and white; whit* with black: whit? and colors and all white. No street coatume complete without a new belt. These are an exceptional value at 36c. Hurry for choice. Leather Goods Store?Street Floor. One Big Event Follows Closely on the Heels of Another? Eastern Maker Sends His Entire Surplus Stock Women's $3.50 to $5.00 Low Shoes For Immediate Disposal at Choice $2.65 Pa"" Pumps, Oxfords, Colonials, Bar Effccts?in all sizes and widths Just the shoes you want?every pair is new?every pair is a style in great demand. Included are patent colt, patent kid, gun metal calf, French and bronrc kid; many in effective combinations of cloth and leather. Choice of the lot, pair. $2.65. Children's Play Oxfords, the kind fashioned to correctly fit growing feet. Made -"*? ? ? ? of excellent tan leather with elk soles; all sires. Special, a pair Shoe Store?Fourth Floor. U *.U1 1 CULlj III $1.00 BUT SO WOMEN MAY SHARK IS THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY. \ Special Mark of Favor from the Manufacturer To Offer lr? Theae New $6.50 and $7.00 Silk Fiber Sweaters Subject to Trifling Imperfections, to Sell $4.75 . Mala... Black: aad The factory is one In which the inspection is extremely rigid, and nothing less than per fection is allowed to go out as first quality. The sweaters offered in tomorrow's lot have such almost imperceptible flaws that many other fac tories would class them as firsts. Some are made with belt in back, finished with two buttons, plain stitched with fancy collar, fancy stitched with plain finish. "V" neck, square, rolled or Byron collar, and turn-back cuffs. Colors are? Apple Green . . . Rose.. .Garnet . .Leaf Green... Pink.. . .Gold.. . .Canary. . . .Belgian Blur. . . .Steel Gray... Crushed Strawberry.. .F ~ White. Also a few in combinations oX color, such as rose and white, pink and green, bine and white and watermelon and canary. / Fiber Silk Sweatera, made "V" neck, fancy stitch trimming, sash and covered buttons. Colors are watermelon ? pink, lavender, putty and Copenhagen jKJJ and canary, at ^ Finer Qualltle* in Fiber Silk Sweatera. made similar- in style to those at $5.50. Some have col lars and cuffs and sashes, in self-color striped with white: others self-color only. These are in Palm Beach tan. purple, laven der, pink, white, gold, old rose, Copenhagen and black. At Bargain Table?Street Floor and Sweater Store?Second Floor. $12.50 Saturday Specials TOILET ACCESSORIES THIS COUPON AND lie for One Box Lyon's Tooth Powder A Good, Healthful, Antiseptic Tooth Powder. Cutleur* Soap; box AQr of 3 cakes tsK* Kanns 1 -lb, bos Borated Talcum Pew- 10c Physicians and Surgeons* Soap, per rake I.ablache Face Pow der ; box ... Karl'* Peroxide Cream: regularly 25c. Hindi' Honey and Almond Cream; *?pe- ? cial . Sanitol Toothbrush#*: child's site; regular- 1A. ly 25c 5c 31c 15c Toilet Goods Store?Street Floor. Sanitol Tooth Pow- f der or Paate; special. 'C 16-as. bottle Perox- f % lde; special '^ Crown Manila Face f Q Powder: box Cbke Broadway Bath Soap and Rubber Sponge; f /T special Kirk's I.ilac Square /T? Bath *Cablet Earl'a No-odor; a dainty deodorant. 25c regu fQ< larly: special...- >7C Danderine Hair ->Q_ Tonic; regularly 50c. C Mennen's Talcum Powder 11c A Safety Fountain Pen For $1.00 Only A pen that positively will not leak, no matter what position it is carried in. Fits in a man's vest pocket or may be safely carried in woman's handbag without leaking. TOU should own one of them. Hard rubber chased barrel with 14-kt. gold point. Fully guaranteed?and kept filled free for one year. Stationery Store?Street Floor. 79e Fruit or ftalad Bowls, dainty decorations, 10-in. size. Choice, 10c 91.29 Tea Kettles* white lined enamel, 6 and 6 qt. sizes. Choice, 49c Oar Standard Prices on Laundry and Kitchen Soaps Tvory cake . . Star cake . B a b b i t t's Soap, cake . . Soap, per Soap, per 3V2C 3Vsjc Be" 3%c Octogan, cake.... Geld Dust, pack- ^3/ age J74C Spotless Cleanser, ca n Bon Ami, cake. . . Brookes' Crystal, cake Army and Navy Compound P. & a. Oleine, per cake Lenox Soap, per cake 33/4C 6%c 33/4C 3%c 4c 2%c Fels Naptha, cake. Koaplne, package, ^3/^^ Red Seal Lye. can tc 74 C Old Dutch Clean- /"3/ ser, can 0/4C Sapolio, cake 6V2C Sani-Flush, can.. 91,19 Hlce Boilers, white lined enamel, assorted sises. 49c ?IMS Dlaaer *et. full service, American porce lain, 2 designs. $7.98 f $34.50 "Ciurncy" Seamless Porielain lined Refrigerator, 85 pound ice capacity. $22.98 "\laftkn" Irf < ream Frmrr, -i-q'i.til .*? i /. <?. guaranteed $2.59 vi k i k r fa f"S s I i I ?E -fi <? <S <8 i p I Slop .far*. plain white Mtonowaif, hail handle, cover. Tar Bmcn and Paper. Bag*, special. .10c. 49c. Mr, ?9r, each. Taper, per sheet. 4c I2.R9 Lawii Mo veer a, 12-ln. size, easy run ning, fully -warranted. $1.98 <? ? 49c Otrtage Can a. heavy galvanized Iron, family sire. 29c 94.25 Lami Seta, SB ft. -wire-wrapped hose, reel, nozzle; warranted. $2.97 98c F fl.!(9 Ciaa *?to%e. heavy nickel - plated stock, 2 burner. 89c ? vi <5 V I I 91 .W Rice Bollera. seamless aluminum, 3 pint size. lii 5r Water Tumbler*. thin hloun. i?-ounce size. Each, 3c 89c ! ||MVI Meat ?'hopper*: 4 different knives: warranted: f a mi i 1 y size.