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The Store That Saves You Money
The Man VStore
FAILS TO GET LOANS
But Two Million Taels Left
in Treasury Abdica-
ARE INSTALLED FOR
Close Dally at 6 P. M.
Saturday at 9 P. M.
THANKSGIVING FURNITURE SPE0AIS
Do the buying: this afternoon or tomorrow and you'll have the furniture in vour home for Thanks
Petworth and Randle High
lands to Have Protec
tion From Fires.
giving. You'll save big mqney on everything you uy and you can pay later a little at a time.
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Engine company No. 24, at Petworth,
and chemical engine company No. 2, at
Randle Highlands, were formally
placed In commission today by Commis
sioner Johnston, who has general su
pejvlslon of tho Fire Department, and
To engine company N6. 24 belongs, the
honor of owning the first piece of motor-propelled
Are apparatus Installed in
the District The combination automo
bile engine and hose wagon has been
transferred from No. 8 engine com
pany, In North Carolina avenue, be-1
tween Sixth and Seventh streets south-
east, and will be used for protection of ,
suburban districts, including Petworth,
Takoma Park, Brlghtwood, and Saul's
Addition. Tho engine was purchased
several months ago, and has been used
In the Instruction of flremen in the
handling of motor apparatus. The mem
bers of No. 24 engine company are Capt.
A. Buscher, Lieut. A. H. Halght, En-'
glneer A. Mlnnlck, Assistant Engineer
u. u. AicAuiune, Assistant Driver J. u.
Bteln, and Privates H. V. Swann, B.
JB. Barrett, R. E. Oden, J. W. Holmes,
J. A. Sartan, G. C. Comley, and E. P.
The Equipment of No. 2 Chemical
Company consists of two chemical en-
?:Ines, which will afford fire protection
or Randle Highlands and the territory
between Anacostia and Bennlng. The
company consists of Capt. T. D. Mc
Lane, Lieut E. O. Decker, Drivers E.
Dlpple and W. F. Shelton, Assistant
Driver S. O. White, and Privates C. W.
Watts, W. Fletcher. P. H. Buehler, C.
R. Kuhns, and P. W. SUne.
Four Noted Men Are
Two members of the House, a noted
diplomat and a distinguished naval
officer celebrate birthday anniversaries
today. At the Bureau of American Re
publics, John Barrett the director gen
eral, is receiving congratulations for his
forty-flfth birthday. Capt de Witt Coft
man, commandant of the Boston navy
yard, is fifty-seven years old today, and
Congressmen Lemuel Padgett of Ten
nessee, and Swagar Sherley, of Ken
tucky, are fifty-six and forty years old,
Director Barrett has been identified
with diplomatic affairs for nearly twenty
gears. He was formerly minister to
lam and the Argentine republic, and
Is the author of several works on the
Mr. Sherley, although only forty
years old, has served five terms In the
House. Mr. Padgett has served six.
Norwegian Here to
Study of the United States Postal Ser
vice today Is being made at the Wash
ington Postofflce by two representatives
of the Norwegian government They
are Minister H. Bryn, and Postmaster
Bchoennlg of Christiana. The latter is
making a study of the systems in use in
the countries having the best mail
handling facilities. At the Washing
ton office he was much Impressed with
the automatic carriers, and declared
Germany, which Is credited with the
best postal service in the world, has
nothing like It
One of the- translators of the PostoN
flee accompanied L. J. Robinson, who
represented Postmaster Merrltt. on thn
trip through the va"rlouif;branchW$f the
vroauiufiiua unites, inn ..uuniifiCK aim
the postmaster will leave; , Washington
tomorrow for Chicago. .
Nearly Half Billion
Fcur hundred and sixteen mltllon dol
lars' worth of chew Ing and smoking to
bacco was produced In the United
Butea during the last fiscal year, ac
cording to 'a report r-)ade today by
Chief StatUUclan William M. Stuart
la the Census Bureau.'
Comparison with the business done
five years ago shows an increase of 26
per cent 'jThe average number of wage
f toners-employed during the year was
The report ' ahows that the cost of
materials has Increased 41 per cent dur
ing the five-year period.
Ask Your Dealer for
If you're particular to get THE BEST
They're EXTRA FANCY
packed by the only WOMAN
packer In California.
Every raisin 1b selected and
seeded and cleaned with ex
ceptional care. Full of de
v llclous; pulp.
'' tifrit your ''dernier does mat
beep MOWATS IIAISINS, ire
-. csb tell you who DOES.
Cor. 11th & M Sts. S. E.
Dispatches from China received at tho
State Department today tell of the de
plorable condition of the finances of the
Imperial government. There are but two
million taels left In tho treasury, and
no revenues are coming In. It is also
stated that the Government is unable
to negotiate loans from any quarter.
Other dispatches tell of the action of
tho Chull provincial assembly In de
manding the 'abdication of the imperial
family, and of tho resolution to Join the
revolutionists' government as soon as
Official dispatches also' confirm the re-,
ports of the victory of the imperialists
at Hankow and Han Tang, The Revo
lutionists have reported-jthat they; can
not longer hold Wu Chang,' and r have
asked for a three days' armistice, to
obtain the consent of -the -other prov
inces to accept the government's terms.
If the other provinces refuse tQ com
ply with their request the dispatches
say, tho revolutionists desire to be al
lowed to withdraw with their arms, and
save Wu Chang from destruction.
Western Cattle Rates
The Interstate Commerce Commission
today suspended proposed increases in
lreight rates on shipments of cattle over
the Parta Fe, Chicago Northwestern,
end other ' Western trunk lines mado
Jointly with principal lines of the coun
try, i Thav increases were to become ef
ftctlve December IS.
The commission suspended the raises
until April 11, pending an investigation.
The raises proposed by the Santa Fe
effect 75 per 'cnt of all Its cattlo rates
Into Illinois. Many Western railroads
are filing notices of Increased rates on
rattle shipments, and the commission Is
holding them all up for Investigation.
New Methods of
Treating Consumptio n
No Logger Necessary for Patients to
. Seek Dry Climates. -
Arter a number of years of suc
cessfully fighting Consumption in the
various countries of Europe, there
has been brought to the United
States a preparation which bids fair
to take the lead In the war on the
Great White Plague.
This preparation, which is called
"Slrolln," does away with1 the neces
sity of the, patient seeking a dry cli
mate, fttid obtains' Just as; remarkable
refute to the" dampest-lOetlitles.
fxhe're is scarcely a 'prominent phy
sician in Europe y bo Js not prescrlb
ingfBjrolin with remarkable results,
and the medical profession in our
own Country have also taken it up.
You can learn more about Slrolln
by addressing The Slrolln Company,
228 West Broadway. New York city.
All leading druggists are recom
mending and distributing Slrolln
with considerable success.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVE
formed a co-partnership under the
name 'of Soper & McDonald and have
gurchased the Foundry and Machine
uslness from E. N. Gray, so long con
ducted by him as E. N. Gray & Co., at
316-322 Maine avenue, and will continue
the business, adding thereto the Orna
mental Iron and Steel Structural
We hope to deserve a continuance of
the patronage enjoyed by the old firm
and with our extended operation and
facilities merit the patronage of the
public. W. B. SOPER.
j. Li. Mcdonald.
I ask for the transfer to my succes
sors In business, Messrs. Soper & Mc
Donald, by my many patrons and
friends of their good will and valued
patroncge for so long a term enjoyed by
myself. E. N. GRAY.
SHERWOOD, full qt., 8 yr. old, 85c.
Melvale, full qt. 8 yr. old. 90c.
TOBIAS BUSH, 1110-12 E St. N. W.
There Are Degrees of
Quality in Buckwheat.
Whtn you order. Itnure setting; THE
BEST by ipeclfylns MILLER'S Self
Ilalilng Buckwheat. Looki and taitei
like bnckwhe&t atrlctly pure,
tar At your grocer'. No comumers tupplled.
B. B. EA8NSHAW BRO.,
Wholesale Grocers, 11th and M ita. S. E.
Suiting all Purses
Store Closed all day
family Quality House
SAVE ON COAL,!
BUY COAL, PROM GRACE I
Special Low Cash Pricel
Good Clean Quality!
R. J. & M. C. Grace v
4th A P Sts. N. E., Ph. L. 233-234
The Largest and Best Equipped
Printing Plant in the City
RUFUS H. DABBY PRINTINB CO.
905, 907, 909 J STREET
Brerythlfic New an Up-to-date
ELOCUTION AND 8INQINO
Uondari at Frtdertckiburg (Va.) Cotlei.
Tueidayi to Saturdays, at the otudlo or
MR8. EMILT FRECH BARNES.
113 11th at. N. E. Pbane Lincoln ITU
ART SCHOOL Instruction in China Paint
1ns; reasonable termi 1511 L at. N. W.
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Furniture for Every Room in I
the House. Cash or Credit.
IIFays to Cone from Any Qistmce
That Are Making
At the Man's Store
A Feast of Good
Things to Wear
. Never " tiara we offered such values in clothing good
'clothing pandj never have we been so busy. Your patronage
'f&ows ty& youppreclate our efforts to save you money
and the -feast 'of good things to wear that we offer now
shows how much we appreciate your patronage.
Suits at $16.65
These are the smartest things shown this season the
new black fabrics and the new Scotch Tweeds, in every
fashionable weave and color. Try to match them at $20.
Overcoats at $20
The greatest line of Overcoats at $20 that ever came to
Washington. Regent Street English Raglans Tu Kote
Convertible Collar Overcoats Chesterfield Overcoats all
the stylish ones are here at $20 and you'll pay at, least 5
more for them elsewhere.
Suits at $28.75
The fine merchant tailored ready-to-wear garments that
have won the praise of Washington's most particular dress
ers every stylish model fabric and coloring manufac
tured to sell at $35.
Tuxedo Suits at $19.75
Elegantly tailored the very latest cut and full silk
lined. Regularly $25 elsewhere.
Full Dress Suits at $25
These garments are examples of the highest class mer
chant tailoring and are full silk lined the kind you pay
$35 for' elsewhere.
Slip-on Raincoats at $5
Rubberized Raincoats military collar the regular
Cosmopolitan Hats at $2.29
$3 qualities all of them and every stylish shape in soft
and stiff hats that fashion recognizes.
Adler's Gloves at $1.10
Cape Outseams the latest thing in Gloves $1.50
Pure Silk Knitted Scarfs at $2.19
Richest Neckwear ever shown in Washington tho reg
ular $3 kind.
Stylish Silk Scarfs at 59c
This is regular Dollar Neckwear and a big seller at 59c
Fancy Shirts, Collars to match, $1.19
A very popular fad with the young men usually sell
. at $1.50.
Basket-weave P. K. Waistcoats at $2.65
The newest Waistcoat of them all for wear with ths
double breasted frock.
Honey's Worth Sox, 6 prs., $1.39
6 pairs in a box, guaranteed 6 months regularly $1.50.
D. J. K. $1 White Dress Shirts, 79c
Our famous leader the biggest Bhlrt seller in Washing
ton all sizes all sleeve lengths.
Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, 2 for 25c
Genuine Linen and hemstitched, and always sold at a
M. S. M. 15c i-size Collars, 60c halfdoz.
27 splendid shapes.
Money's Worth or Money Back
D. J. Kaufman
This Set of Six Genuine Boston Leather
Quartered Oak Box Frame Dining Chairs
An unusual bargain. Six
Handsomely Polished Quar
tered Oak, Box Frame, Gen
uine Boston Leather Seat
Dining Chairs for only
Clip This Coupon and Get a " BROWNIE
For Thanksgiving " Qr
For Only '
Just received another lot of these Roasters. They are late,
so we'll share the price concession with you. This Roaster is
just like cut large, roomy and extra deep. It holds large size
turkey or four chickens; has tight-fitting lid, patent steam vent,
and is made of smooth steel; size 15x10 inches. Genuine $1
-value. Special tomorrow with this coupon, 19c.
Dining Room Suite
Consisting of one hand-polished quartered oak Col
onial Buffet, with large French Plate Mirror; one
quartered oak rim Extension Table and six oston
leather seat oak Dining Chairs the entire outfit
Just the outfit you need to make the dining
room attractive for Thanksgiving. Easy terms.
ArrS in Nut Pid( SetS
AT A "LUCKY" LOW PRICE!
This complete Nut Set, con
sisting of one Full-Nickeled Nut
Crack and six Full-Nickeled
Nut Picks all In a neat case.
Special with this coupon
Price these sets at any de
partment store In town and
you'll realize .the extent of this
bargain. The Nut Crack and
six Picks are of full nickel-finished
steel, and come In a neat
case. Get one of these sets to
day or tomorrow sure at
NEY & CO.
Pa. Ave. and 8th SL S. I
909 7th St. Plane M. 274
1005-7 Pa. Ave. '
t No Branch Houses.