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THE TIMES, WASHINGTON, THUE&DAY. FEBRUARY 10, 1898. THETJtHD FOR Messrs. Cannon and Mason Ad dress (lie Senate. IT WAS THE PATRIOTS5 DAY They A i:nu e That It If tlie American Govern int'iilV Duty to Stop Im mediately tin Island Sluushtor Applaust' From, the Hallorio. In terrupts Them. The Cuban speeches in the Senate yesterday ."were sc2 hot that Senator Hale, of Elaine, the defender of the Spanishvfaith;'Svas confpelfe'd b reiJly, particularly to the remarks of Mr. Cannon. The Utah Senator made no pretense to flowery language. He drove home at the Senate with strong and vigorous blows, and it was his statement that the patriots- found their main support in the United Slates that caused Irr. Hale to wince and enter his protest against the assei tions of Mr. Cannon. Mr. Can non had ajv object In view when he entered upon that line of thought. His speech was intended for Spanish eon sumption, and "it is the hope or the friends of Cuba that Spain will take exceptions to the admissions made on the floor or the Senate by a United States , Senator, which admissions are in direct line with the charges that have been made by Spain in' her con tention that this Government is not effectually preventfhg"t"he extending of aid and succor to the insurgents. Mr. Mason's remarks were of the rinsing: character peculiar to the man. He never attacks a subject -in,- -debate but that he does it fiom the bottom of his heart, and pours ihtrt'W hole soul into it- There was no; doubt as to his feelings yester day, and his denunciation of bpanish misrule, and Spanish barbaritj left nothing: further to be said. Mr. Mason was frequently Inleirupted by ap plause, much of -which came fiom the ladies' gallery. So frequent was this interruption that the Vice President was compelled to warn the galleries of the violatioiuof the rule, and threaten to clear them if it was persisted in. It was "a, red letter day for Cuba. The galleries were crowded to their fullest capacity, and many hundreds of people stood In tlie corridors all afternoon im patiently waiting to And a way to get where they micht hear the words of the friends of Cuban libeity. Hundreds were disappointed and left the building without getting within earshot. The diplomatic gallery was the only one that showed .any vacant seats. Among those present in that gallery were the Brazilian minister, some of his at taches, and Minister Hatch, of the Ha waiian Islands. No effort was made to force a vote, and at the conclusion of the- speeches both lesolutlons were refened to the Committee on Foreign Relations. -Cannon's Plea for Cuba. Mr. Cannon's Cuban resolution Was the first to be taken up: He began his remarks. by quoting an article in a Now York newspaper, whit h stated that nothing more than a little talk would result from this Cuban agitation in the Senate. "It would appear," said Mr. Cannon, "that some concerted plan has been de termined upon to prevent and forestall any action by the Senate, as- it has been done in the House of Representatives, to the end that the will of tlie people will be undone. "But I tell you something more harm ful than talk will result to the men in Congress and in the high official places in this country." Mr. Cannon said that it had been in timated that a policy is being inaugu lated to end this wai. "Mr. President," he continued, "tho war is endpd in Cuba, the heroism of battle has given place to a controveisy of hunger." He stated that Spain had been bank rupt in money for many years, and that she was now bankrupt in both money and credit. Tlie policy of Spain in Cuba is to subdue by bribery, cor ruption and starvation ' "I charge." continued Mr. Cannon, j "that the delay on the ai t of the Pres ident in taking action is in consonance If not in direct compliance with the I will of the Spanish bondholders, who demand security before Cuba shall be j given up." BlaneoV Policy the Worst Vet. i Mr. Cannon then read a letter from j Gen. Gomez to a friend in this country, i in which he states the policy of Blanco is worse than Weyler for the reason that "Weyler fought in the daylight, but j Blanco pretended to be better, but was secretly worse. In conclusion the let- . ter said that the insurgents had the I war well in hand. I "Timely " action by the President i would have brought this war to a close i long ago," said lie. "One word from I him would do it; the bare signing of his name to -a. recognition of belligerency would it. What Ilniul Stays Mr. MeKinleyV I "What hand is it that stays 'William McTvinley from signing his name to a recognition of belligerency? "What whisper is it that says to him, 'Walt?' We have waited until Ameri- I cans in Spanish prisons have been starved, until Americans' property has ' been destroyed, until war itself is end- I ed and starvation has begun. Our cup J of waiting is full." Mr. Cannon spoke or tha resolution i of inquiry sent to the President on Jan- i uary 3. He said the Administration i had treated it with the contempt of ' silence, , - i He said it had been no answer to tho American people to send the Maine to Cuba. It appeared, instead, that the sending of the warship to Cuba was done as a compliment to Spain. Sir. Cannon stated that less than two years ago there were but live pro-Spanish Senatois in the Serate. "Mr. President," said Sir. Cannon. "I have said that the recognition of Cu ban belligerency by the United States would set Cuba free. "There has been expended by the Cu ban patriots less than $3,000,000. At no time have they had more than a quar ter of a million dollars, and at the pres ent time they have les than $1,000. "Every rifle has cost the Cuban pa triots $200 before it could be put into the field." Mr. Cannon as here obliged to stop on account of tlie talking of numbers of the members of the House, who had come into the chamber of the Senate and stood back of him. Sir. Cannon said that lie did not ob ject to tlie ordinary conversation, but he did object to the remarks of denial couched in improper language. "A remark was just made by some one to the effect that the statement in regard to the cost of the rifles was a lie," he said. "I do not know, Ttfr. President, what right anyone who may have the privilege of the floor during the progress of business hero has for uttering- such a remark, but I care less for that than for the spirit which couched the remark. "Sir President, it is solemnly true that the Cubans have paid to the peo ple of the United States $200 apiece for the rifles with which they are sc ouring their liberty." "Mr. Hale's Rejoinder. After Senator. Cannn had concluded Ills speech Senator Hale, of aiaine, made a short speech. In which he stat ed that the purpose of these resolutions was to drive the Administration into a policy 'that"he believed was fraught with danger to this country. He ex tolled the plan of autonomy.'whlch was being tried now in Cuba, saying that it was broader, deeper, wider and bet ter in its 'democratic prmcip! s than anything in the shape of self-government ever given by a 'sovereign coun try to any colony. He insisted that the peaceful trial of this autonomistic scheme was- being interfered with by the introductions of these lnflammatory resolutions. "The object of this resolution is clear and plain, and it has fortunately got to be left to the good sense of the Senate, and this is not an inflamma tory body," said air. Hale. He very much doubted the existence of the so-called popular sentiment in favor of interference in Cuba, and stat ed that he did not believe there was a single American with an English name who was or had been actually lighting fo.' Cuba. On Mr. Hale's motion Mr. Cannon's resolution Avas referred to the Com mittee on Foreign Affairs. When air. Hale resumed his seat Mr. Cannon said 'in reference to the inter ruption by a House member, who used the word "lie," that while the objec tionable word was uttered, it was not In reference to the statement which he was at the time making; but was made in answ er to a question on another sub ject. He stated that, being personally acquainted with the gentleman mak ing the remark, and knowing his integ rity, he had accepted the explanation and hoped that the Senate would do so also. - I.os n Friend of Cuba. air. Mason, of Illinois, here obtained the floor and made an earnest appeil for Cuba. He stated that. the cause of Cuba was the, one thing he cared for and wished to promote in his oflicial capacity. Even before he became a member of the Senate his sympathies had been tully aroused in behalf of the pa ti lots of that island ngainst Spanish tyranny. "I have hesitated long," said air. Ma son, "before presenting the "present res olution. "Not because I doubted Its ur gency, but because I feared that in my poor cffoits to assist the Cubans to In dependence 1. might in some way in jure unwittingly the cause which I hoped to assist." air. aiason said that he .was making this light from "a sense of justice and duty, which he could no lonser resist, and that if he was mak ing: a mistake he wanted the censure to fall on him and not upon the causo of Cuba. "I deny," said hp. "that it is ah at tempt to put the Administration in the strings. T have followed the political fortunes of this Administration so far, and 1 am proud of it. But as 1 under stand the Constitution of the United States, and as I understand my duty here, evry man who holds a seat in this body has some mission to per form." , Refutes Mr. Ilnlc's Statements, air. aiason here took up the state ment of Mr. Hale that there were no Americans who "had left this country to light for Cuba.-He said that he knew a number personally, and would furnish the Senator 'from aiaine a list of their names and addresses. "But," said he. "while it Is true that comparatively fe,w haie left here, for that purpose, it is also true that millions of drllars haye been ,pent by this Government to keep them, as well as arms and ammunition, from going to Cuba, while nothing has been done to keep the Spaniards from killing the women and children on the island." The galleries were crowded, and this statement d air. Ma'son's brought gieat applause. "Let me be understood at the put seU" continued Mr. Mason. "We are chaiged with seeking to annex the isl and of Cuba. Every time we are crit icised by the space editors of this coun try we are charged with attempting to steal the island. The original jingo may have been for the acquisition of territory, but 1 am not -of that class. I do not waut one square foot of the island. I hae never voted and do not know that I ever wjll, vote for the an nexation of any land outside of the boundary of this country. One Wind "Won Id Brins Peace. "It is a favorite chaige that we seek war, but my resolution is for peace, and we have the power to .compel peace. One word from this Administration New York Clothing House, '311" SEVENTH "311" A New Lot Of Ladies' Suits Latest novelty effects in Uieen and -white nine and white black nnd white. Skiit peienliue lined and velvet bound the inos't stylish cut perfect in hamj. Waists in the new Ilussian blouse style he.t of intei iiuinii. Thee sntts ure mnde of excellent mateiial. most carefully tail ored, and cannot be bought elsewhere at less than 912. As long as they last 3'ven nt sucli prominent bar gain prices we Rive you nil the e edit yon -wish. Wo make the terms to salt you. Ciedit eosts yon hotuing here. Our Men's Department is Tnll of the niost"stai tllns tjurguiiis. .ainny -a 5uit we are selling ut less than tho bust oC rhe-elotli. "We are bound to dispose of all our stock to make ioom Tor spring goods. "We are -wllllug to lose money, on It. NEf'tMK CLOTHINS- HOUSE, "311" Sejenth. ' SPECIAL The Specialist, Has Many New Cures Placed to His Credit All persons whose vitality is low, who-se circulation is weak, whose nerves arc uu Ktrnng, whose digestion Is imnnired, whobe asslmilutiou and nutrition are insufficient, a-e in need of a snecialisf.s aire. If vou ure in this condition see the doctor to day. It might save your lire. It inlirht save you days of uncertainty. It might have you many wakef ni nlgnts. There will be many new cases ntihlWticd s-oon Tor tlie henelit of t lie buffering. It Is Now A well-established fact that Dr. Yomiir cures all disorders or the brain and nerv ous isrgieiu, diseases of the KIN AMI Catarrh, nsthtnn, cousiimiition. rheuma tism, malaria, hemorrhoids, hear.t troubles, diseases ot women, and all affections of the liver, .stomacn. kidneys, bladder, bowels, or other otgaiib and sexual weakness. Cor. 12th and F its. Tlie highest fee charged bv Dr. Young if. $5 a month. Tills includes all medi cines. Daily orrice hours: 10 to 1 aud 3 to.0. Sunday, 10 to l'J. r-Kcii CONSULTATION. would bring peace, and we believe, un der the providence of God,( it Would bring independence to Cuba." air. aiason said the history ot the in quisition had been put to shame, that the thumb-screws had been applied to break the bones and torture the victims as thev died. "Tlie pincers that tear the flesh from the living bones liave contributed their share to the destruction of three hun dred thousand human beings, made in the image of God, and three hundred thousand more are starving," he said. "We are charged with seeking war, when our only cry Is peace. In the mercy of God, peace!" air. aiason then read statistics, which he stated had been gathered in an ofli cial way. which showed that over 300,000 people have died in that island during tlie last year. air. Hale objected to any statistics from Cuba, on the ground that they were Inaccurate, air. aiason Insisted, however, that they were accurate and borne out by the Spanrrh ofllcials themselves. Time to Slop the Mnsnure. Continuing, air. aiason said there were but two results that could accrue from the situation in Cuba, one is the absolute defeat of Cuba, or else they must have the independence they are fighting for. "It is a war of extermi nation," he said, "and it is to be exter mination of independence, and the time has come when we, as a friendly na tion, should stop this massacre." air. aiason said he proposed to put his resolution on a legal basis, and that according to international law. when Spain invoked the American- Govern ment to be neutral she admits that there is a state of war. The record has been made for three years, and it shows that this is not only a war, but that it is an uncivilbsd war.., This uncivilized conduct shall stop. ; t When w-e sought to have a resolution of belligerency passed on the giound that there was war in Cuba," lie con tinued, "the friends of Spain in this chamber said there was no war because the insurgents had no capital. But i later on, when a little town was cap- j say very 'frankly that I have no other tured by the Spaniards, it was heralded ' cause pending before this body but as the fail of the insurgents capital." J this one. I have not been long enough air. aiason then spoke of the murder- among you to have learned anything ous methods of-Gen. Weyler, and then ; of the art of state craft. In every pic came down to the present methods of j tuie of my country I see struggling Gen. Blanco. ' I Cuba, and wisii for their success." "There is another style of warfare air. Mason said that he had no heart that Blanco has inaugurated," said he, to turn his eyes 2,000 miles to the west 'The man who has been heralded as the j soldier and statesman, and who is to pacify the island, takes the treasury of his country and ipstcad of feeding the starving women and children, he rides through the country attempting to bribe the soldiers of the other side. And that is war." 3fr. Mason then read the answer of Gen. Gomez to Gen. Blanco, wlien the latter attempted .to bribe him, in which Gen. Gomez states that when he receiv ed the strange intimation that Blanco was ready to plaice a steamer at his dis posal, and transport him to anv port outside of Cuba, at the same time giv ing him all the monetary resources necessary for the support of himself and his family in the future, he,. felt so astonished and ashamed for Gen. Blanco that for the first moments he was dumb, not being able to realize whether such infamous proposals were a reality or noL Mr. Mason referred to the civil war and said that as much as the gray and the blue hated each other, no man ever suspected the other of being so low as this. A Tribute to Gomez. "This is the warfare which' I am com plaining cf as being uncivilized," he went on. "'Think of this old soldier Gomez, brave man that he is, fighting for his country in sunshine and in rain; his own son. 'soul to his soul' as he says, sacrificed upon the altar: this grand old man, I say. fearing neither death nor the Spaniard, approached by the bribing cur Blanco. "You. my colleagues, who wore the blue and who wore the grayi you, who have felt the honest pride of a soldier's cause, could you not almost weep for Gomez when he is approached by a military prostitute and asked to traffic in the dust of his sacred dead? But this I is Spanish war. "We are told that it may involve us if we demand peace in Cuba. That is the answer that a coward policeman always gives when he permits a bully to destroy a crippled child. "What, my friend says, is Uncle Sam a policeman? Yes. Monroe put the policeman's star upon his breast, and gave him charge concerning this continent; and every time tTncle Sam has said to the people who have attempted to interfere in Ha waii, Mexico, Venezuela or Cuba, 'Stop,' the people have stood behind him with tlie army and navy and the treasury of this.Government." Ir. aiason then reviewed the Ven ezuela trouble with England., "This difficulty today," he continued, "does not concern territory, it concerns the lives of dying women and children murdered and starved under the guise of war. The appeal of my resolution is that this Government, iO.OOO.OOO strong, should arise and say to this people, both to insurgents and to Spaniards alike, 'Peace, be still.' And when that Telephone 1557. j That " on you, necessary. We iro ave a-srie- cial ma . AV aits famous iti-sn-ear" buttonli .til coUar.5 and sin Dome-tie flnWL I J AGMDRY.. Cot . I H7 Establlsl feO-tf demand is made there will be no more war with Spain tliaii there was with England when we asserted the aionroe doctrine in tlie case off Venezuela." air. aiason then read a letter from an American girl who had become a Moth er Superior in Cuba, In which she de scribed the pitiful condition of the women and children'drfVeri as they had been by the orders ofsWeyler into towns and left theronto'Nstawe. This letter was written since 'Gen. Blanco had taken charge, and the-condition had not been improved. Why Sot Defend Weyler, Too? "Let me ask the gentlemen -who are heie today," said air. aiason, "defend ing the course of Blanco, why they did not defend the course of Weyler?" "air. President," he continued, "J. do not care what your religious faith may be, there is no atonement for such crimes. No suffering on the Cross of Calvary will alleviate the law of corn pens l Ion in this case. "Tlie big shopkeepers and money lenders are sending me letters and tele grams today to have me consider the possible price of work in my own mar ket, but while women and children are starving I have no heart to consider the price of pork. "We could till books with the horrors of this war." Referring again to tlie letter, air. aiason noticed that Senator-Hale had stepped Into the lobby, and he said, "1 am so glad that the Senator from aiaine is not here, as his delicate con stitution might be shocked there are in Las Focas 100 little children without fathers or mothers. One woman who had seven children has' lost them all in three months. "Those who fear war, those who watch, the markets and the junk shops and fear that the prices will be ruined, tell us that war is hell all right, in Cuba it is worse than hell." he said. The Party Promihed to Stop It. "This is the war that the Republican party promised to stop, and I deny the right of any man to claim to be a bet ter Republican than I am, whether he sits in the White House or in this Senate." air. aiason was again hiterrupted by applause both from the floor and gal leries, air. Chandler arose and invoked tlie rules of the Senate, and the Vice President warned the people in the gal leries that if they were not quiet they would have to go. air. aiason continued: "We are first charged as being for a. war, and next as heing soft-hearted sentimentalists. "We can make history and we can make precedents, and the precedents Hint are made along the line of civiliza tion will live and the ones established against civilization will die. "Sentimentalists, they say; all right," he continued. "I am a 'sentimentalist; I don't deny it. The Boston tea party was a sentimental pn?ty.This Govern ment was established, an sentiment. Sentiment laid the foundation of this building. SentimentjwnUeK. laws, and r am not ashamed .of lining a senti mentalist." (l jn The Autonomy Trick. air. aiason then took 'up the system of autonomy in detail and showed that the Spaniards had lost none of their cunning in preparing ii. ue quuieu from aiinlster SagasUi, ijiowing that in Its adoption Spain would lose none of her power over Cuba. "In conclusion," sal'd fie, "I want to say that I have no 'disposition to put any strings on theAdtnih1stratlon. I Am a part. of that Administration, and do not want to escape,from Us respon sibility. The, Constitution' giyesthis body the rigtyt to declare war, and I think this is a proper matter for our consideration, but if I haye committed an offense, take it out of me. I will to occupy a peaceful island, because to see Hawaii he had to turn lus back upon Cuba. 'Remember," said he, "I do not fear war, but if there Is to be war, let it come, but let it not be a war with women and children: let it not be a war with our soldiers armed with torches, to destroy the country; but if it must be war, let It be glorious war, in de fense of tlie weak against the strong, which is more precious' than jewels and more glorious than life." THE MCOI) OP TILE HOUSE. The Democints Hopeful of Uepuh llenu Help for Cuba. Tlie members of tlie Housa who favor action by that body on the Cuban cpjes tion aie largely Democrats, but there is a belief here that it will be impossible for Mr. Reed to hold down quite a re spectable number of Republicans whose constituents are. urging them to follow the popular side of the question as it is being developed in the Senate. It is this hope, which looks brighter every day, that keeps the Democrats of tlie House Intact on the Cuban ques tion. They have not even been dis couraged by the repeated suppression by Speaker Reed and by the constant objection to unanimous consent for tlie consideration of anything that looks re motely like a discussion of the Cuban war. Mr. De Armond, one of the leading Democrats of tlie House, has endeav ored many times to get the matter be foie the body, and he Is ci edited with being the author of tlie .plan to tack a Cuban amendment onto some appro priation bill in the Senate,, which would secure a direct vote on it in the House. Mr. De Armond believes that, ip some such a way as this. even, after some fail ures, the issue will come squarely be fore the House andlithefi, as he put it yesterday, there wiluiea debate which will make the country 'rn.ig. Outside of any chances in the?, lionise, and there they will he wa tcheu th keen inter est, Mr. De'ArmoniJjriaces great" reli ance cn the leaders "intlig'Senate on the gieat question of the hour. Mr. De Armond "was Inadvertently re ported yesterday a saying that such an amendment to au appropriation bill as that refened to above was abso lutely imposssible indhe Senate. Mr. De Armond's views are widely known to be just the reverse, antl, of course, the error in the statement was obvious to all who are familiar with his unwaver ing fidelity to the cause of the insurg ents. 'f'O i f j "t Will Be Ueportejl J-'nvoruhly. The House Committee on Foreign Af fairs will report favorably the Williams resolution, calling on the Slate Depart ment for information as 'to the condi tion of the reconcentra'des in Cuba, and also as to the condition of affairs on the island since the adoption. ,of the au tonomic form of government. Suicide of a Younn Wife. Saratoga, N. Y.. Feti. 9. Mrs. Jennie Rich, wife of Frank Rich, a prominent lumberman residing 'on the mountain four miles from Corinth, "commuted suicide today with tr$"chn!ne. -Her' husband lsft her in"' Apparent good health this morning and upon his re-: turn found her-dying, ilrs. Riclv-wss twenty-eight years, of age: o ctruss is attributed for her' act. ," VISUAL defects speedilv eorre-tcrt with rlent ftla-yoR "Kx-imtiaMon fr.-e. II. H. BKOWN. 1010 P. rfc. NO MEN NEED APPLY FOR MARRIAGE. IF WEAK. USED UP, UNDEVELOPED, PREMATURELY AGED, DISEASED. OR OTHERWISE INCAPACITATED. RUMENS. Nil Pa. Ave. Adj. Willard's Hotel, Will prepare you for even a CiviL Service ex aminutlon for marriage and Its complex and iiiuulfokl duties. Don't llnrt out too lato that you are unlittcd to assume them. $5 a fiflontli, Treatment and Medicines WILL HE WITHDRAWN FED. 10. CATARRH. DYSPEPSIA. BLOOD. SKIN, NERVOUS, PRIVATE DISEASES OF aiEX AND WOMEN. Dallv OOlee IIours-10 a. m. to a p. m.; Mon day, Wednesday. Thur&day and Saturday, 6 to 8 p. in.; Sunday, 10 to 12 m. CONSULTATION (CONFIDENTIAL) FREE ROW IN JASPER'S CHURCH The Old Deacons Will Xot Give Way to the New. Tlie Police Called to the Edifice of the "Sun Do Hove" I'lenclier to Preserve Order. Richmond, Va., Feb. 9. There was trouble on Monday night in John Jas per's church, the Sixth Mount Zion, and for some minutes there was a "hot time in the old town." Ever since the beginning of the year there has been trouble brewing among the flock of the teacher of the doctrine that "the sun do move," and this split in the church was caused by the election of a new set of deacons on January 1. The old officers were then "turned out" and an entire new lot elected. Since this change in tlie church government, the good "sisters and brethren" have been at loggerheads, and anything but a united congregation has been the result. .Last night there was a big meeting held in Jasper's church, the aged divine and founder of that house of worship presiding. The trouble all began on a "motion to reconsider the vote" by which the present deacons were elected. When tho police arrived at the church a piominent officer in the church, Royall Rex, asked if they had a war rant for the arrest of anyone, and if not, by what right they had intruded themselves. The officers promptly si lenced this brother by informing him that if there tfas a disturbance going on a warrant wasn't needed in order tp make an arresf. The scene presented when the four policemen ,entered was an animated 'one. Halt a 'dozen mem bers of the congregation tvere speaking at once, but Jasper was perfectly cool and collected, and pounded his gavel until it was heard above the uproar. Tlie appeal ance of the four members of tlie police force interrupted the meeting for a shorL time. Jasper politely re quested the officers to step on the out side, explaining that as far as he was concerned he did not object to their presence, but. that the members of the congregation did. He asked them, however, to remain in the immediate neighborhood, as their services might be needed. Just what occuned after that ques tion was put to the body is not known, as the congregation was very strict in the enforcement of the rule that no one not a member of the church should be allowed within its wails during such a meeting, but certain it is that residents in that immediate neighborhood heard a pistol shot, and a few moments later the message was received at the near est police station requesting the ser geant to "send half a dozen officers to Jasper's church quick." One of the officers, who is himself a good Baptist, advised Jasper what to do under the circumstances. It seems that Jasper is in favor of the deacons as elected on January 1. The meeting lasted almost all night, but there was no more trouble. The old deacons will probably take posses sion of the church. FOUND GUILTY- OF 3ir;HDER. John On f fold Must Die lor Killing Bartow Lloyd. Greenville, Ala.. Feb. 0. After nearly four days' deliberation the Jury in the case of John G afford, tried for the mur der of Bartow Lloj'd, the well-known Southern writer, returned a verdict at 1:45 o'clock this afternoon and fixed punishment at death. The verdict is re ceived with approval by the citizens. There will be no appeal. Liquor Laws of South Carolina. Columbia, S. C, Feb. D. By a vote of 5S to 3D the house of representa tives today killed the Child's prohibi tion bill, after refusing to substitute an original package measure by a vote of 51 to 3S. The house agreed to take up tomorrow th Simkins referendum resolution leferring'thc question of pro hibition, dispensary, or high license to popular vote in each county. OBITUARY NOTES! Mrs. John Blakely. wife of the editor of tlie Philadelphia Evening Star, died Monday. Mrs. Blakely was the oldest sister cf John Russell Young and of James R. Young, member of Congress from Pennsylvania, and mother of L.'eut. Geotge Blakely, of the Second Artillery. T.ost. While strolfinJ? on F street, between Seventh and rificentli street", about -i::iO o'clock yesterday afternoon, a s-eal from a bottle of Heurlch's ilaer?en beer. The finder will please 'plione blx-thirty-four for the bottle. Objects' to Paying. A man objects to paying for bavins his Miirts ruined tin tier trie excuse of washing them. The Tolman Laumlrr launders Miir.'s without tearing them. fe9-2t Hawaii wllfbe annexed, it is safe to say, and that very shortly, providing they will use Dr. Henry''s Blood Tea. It is guaranteed to bring peace and prosperity. .It cures all Kidney, Liver and Bladder troubles A positive cure for Constipation. ' At Drug, Stores. 25 cts. THE .STAR LAUNDRY DOES GOOD WORK. 636 G St. N. V. Wheels arc "btiilt tike. ' a watch" abbolutelr true. fAittt:Vr"r:k ovcLK CO., ma au and New York aciue. yrL awl. Do not consider that you are asking a favor when you ask for credit. It Is our In variable business rule to make the terms to suit our customers. A small weekly or month' ly payment will obtain just the same prices as cash down. The Remarkable Success of the two-day sales that we have Inaugurated has Induced us to continue them. The prices we men tion on the following articles are baits to draw you into our immense establishment so that we may show you hpw much money you can save and what a splendid selection you get by dealing with us. Of course such prices as these cannot be maintained ah the time. It's a case of first come, first served. If you want any of these artU cles, either telephone us or call as early as you can. It's well worth your while. Upholstery. :. Department. " : 20 Pair Scotch Lace Curtains. S's yards long. CO Inches wide, were $3. Price Wednesday and Thursday, 8a68a 14 Pair Scotch Lace Curtains, 3V yards long, 60 Inches wide, were ?2.23. Price Wednesday and Thursday, Si. 33. 29 Pair Tapestry Portieres, only one pair of a kind, prices were ?0", $7, $S, ?9 and $10. Price to close. $3.00. $3.50, $1.00, &50 and $5.00, respectively. 1 Lot Bagdad Portieres, were 5". Price Wednesday and Thursday, 84.50. 213 Yards Coindot Mulin. CS inches wide, was 25 cents'. Price Wednesday and Thursday, S2 l.gs Oa 1,000 Yards Silkoline. new pat terns, was 10 cents. Price Wednes day and Thursday, 5c yd. Chamber Furniture. 1 Oak Chamber Suite, finely pol ished. 30x2-1 French bevel mirror in dresser, was $23. Price "Wednes day and Thursday, Si8B75. 1 Massive Oak Suite, 50-inch dressei, SS-inch washstand. heavily carved and finely polished. 32x2S French bevel mirror in dresser, was 530. Price "Wednesday and Thursday, SSS.85 1 Mahogany Suite, 4-foot ilresser. 32x2S Toilet glass, was $7S. Price Wednesday and Thursday. 56,75. 1 45-inch Dresser, polish finish, 30x21. French bevel mirror, was $17.50. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $12.35. 1 White Enameled Dresser, 42 inches wide, double drawer top; was $1S. Price "Wednesday and Thursday, wi V. ODi Parlor Furniture. 1 5-piece Overstuffed Suite, up holstered in figured velour: was $oo. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $2365. 1 o-piece Overstuffed Suitf up holstered in fine silk tapestry: was SS3. Price Wednesday and Thurs day, $63.85 1 5-piece Overstuffed Suite, up holstered in fine silk damask: was $100. Price Wednesday and Thurs day, $68.85. 1 Fine Solid Mahogany Corner Chair, upholstered in fine French VWWr'vAWWvWVW WWV VVVVWvVWWVV HAVE you seen the latest? Woven "Wire Springs with white enamel frame making a beautiful metallic surface rendering the feed vermin proof. Just the thing; for white enamel and brass beds. NO EXTRA CHARGE. ' " LANSBURGH FURN1T 1226 F Street N.W. tapestry: was $17.30. Price Wed nesday and Thursday, $11.85. I Mahogany Finish Arm Chair, upholstered in embroidered velour; was $21. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $16.35. 1 Gilt Corner Chair, upholstered in fine silk damask: was $D. Price Wednesday and Thursday, 36-25. China Closets. 1 Oak Corner China Closet: was $!". Price Wednesday and Thurs day. $1065 1 Quartered Oak China Closet -32 inches wide, neatly carved. French legs; was $20. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $14.85, 1 Quartered Oak China Closet. 35 inches wid, swelled sides, mirror top: was 530. Price Wednesday and Thursday, S2L65. 1 4-foot China Closet, polished r quartered oak. swelled sides, was $31. Price Wednesday and Thurs day, 22.35 Chiffoniers, 1 Inlaid Solid Mahogany China Closet, full swell front, was 545. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $32.35. 1 Mahogany Chiffonier, 35 inches wide, six drawers, double swell front, cast brass trimmings, was 5".!j. Price Wednesday and Thurs day, $26.65, 1 Fine Walnut Chiffonier, double swell front, four large two small drawers and hat box. large shaped French bevel mirror top. was $50. Pi ice Wednesday and Thursday, $37.25, 1 Quartered Oak Chiffonier. 3G inches wide, four large and four small drawers and hat box. mirror top, was $24. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $17-85. 1 White Enameled Chiffonier, five drawers, was $13. Price Wednesday and Thursday, S9.85. Couches, 1 Couch, upholstered ia tapestry. 6-inch fringe, was $7.50. Price Wed nesday and inursuay. $4e85. 1 Couch, spring edge, upholstered in tapestry, tufted seat, was $3. Price Wednesday and Thursday, $5.65. 1 Velour Couch, well made, best springs, was $S.50. Price Wednes day and Thursday. $5-90. 3 Box Couches, large size, uphol stered in fine figured denim, were $12. Price "Wednesday and Thurs day, $8.90, MvvAM RE CO.