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THE TOES. WASHINGTON.
DECEMBER 30. 1900.
Samuel JleDonald. the Slayer of
Auditor F. II. Morris, Dead.
FlfXorlft of IlnM'ItnI &'nrr;coli to Snic
Hip Wounded JIhii'h I.!f. Pull Ilf.
Jcclnl I'ufitl, Tliprrhy AVciiUciiIiiKr
in Sjl-tciii, in Order to Hasten
Dentli 'ItrmnliiH to I!i- C'reiuntcd.
The death of Samuel McDonald at tho
Emergency Hospital yesterday morning
was the IaFt chapter in tho tragedy en
acted at the Winder Building one week,
ago, in which tho deceased and Auditor
Frank H. -Morris were the principal par
ticipants. Having Killed Jlorrls because ho
believed tho Auditor cast a rcllcction upon
his honesty and integrity and caused him
to lose his position as disbursing clerk in
tho Auditor's Ofllce, McDonald resolved to
die himself in order to escape any legal
punishment Ahich might follow his deed.
A gunshot wound In the abdomen and a
thrust at the jugular cla having failed
to.end his life, McDonald determined that
he would not recover, and it was really
this firm determination more than any
thing else that produced his death. In the
average man tho self-inflicted wounds
would have proven fatal at once, but Mc
Donald was of such strong constitution
that had he given his physicians any aid
he could undoubtedly have recovered. The
autopsy performed yesterday afternoon
upen tho body shower that the wounds
were healing nicely, and, in, fact, for six
days after the shooting he continued stead
ily tc improve.
The immediate cause of his death was
exhaustion. Since the affair McDonald bad
taken hut little nourishment. When he
raw that his Injuries were liable not to
prove fata ho refused to- partake of the
food given him. Theu he was forced to
swallow nourishment. This the physicians
could make him do, but they could not
make him retain It upon his stomach. Af
ter tbey had left him he would place his
fingers in his throat and cause himself to
remit, which was not a difficult thing to
do, as the nature of his abdominal wound
He Tleclared his intention of starving
himself to death, and then the physlelms
reported to Injecting nourishment, but
again the patient was enabled to coun
teract the effect of the injection by work
ing It out of his body. Instead of fight
ing against death he strode to hasten his
demise and welcomed the end. Friday
night It was seen that his efforts would
prove successful. He was closely wat 'he J
and. was frequently visited by the phjsl
clans during the night. They saw that
his pulse was gradually growing weaker.
Policeman Stone was alone with "the Tuan
when lie expired about 7 o'clock, tho phy
sicians having left him but ten minutes
before". McDonald's last words were,
"My God, I am choking to death."
The autopsy performed upon -the body
by Acting Deputy Coroner Fisher revealed
little that was new to the physicians, hs
by reason of the operations performed
upon McDonald, they knew the character
ol his wounds and the condition of his
Internal organs. Under direction of Dr.
e; S. Kimball, for many years an Inti
mate friend of McDonald, the body was
removed to Spcare's undertaking estab
lishment, where it was viewed yesterday
by a large number of people. Definite ar
rangements have not yet been made for
the funeral, but plans will be concluded
today upon the return of McDonald's
nephew. Judge Miller, who was compelled
to return to his home In Steubenville,
Ohio, on account of the Illness of his wife.
William H, McDonald, a brother of the
deceased, who is with the Bostonlans
Opera Company in Denver, has wired that
he will not be able to attend the funeral.
He telegraphed Dr. Kimball to this effect
last night Six members of his company
are ill, and as he could now render no
aid, he will not be here. According to
his telegram the news of his brother's
death was a surprise to him, as he was
kept informed several times a day as to
the condition of the patient and led to
believe that be would recover. He, con
sequently, was arranging to come on here
at a later date, and was entirely un
prepared when: he received notice of the
Following McDonald's wish, Ills body
will be cremated, probably on Monday, at
Lee's undertaking establishment. Imme
diately after the tragedy he requested his
friend. Dr. Kimball, to see that his re
mains were burned. Nothing definite has
been decided as to the funeral services.
Prof. Andrews, of the Corcoran Gallery of
Art, and a warm friend of the deceased,
has offered the use of his homo, at 1232
Sixteenth Street northwest, as a place for
holding the services. It is 'probable that
there will be no formal ceremonies.
Some of the dead man's friends will
doubtless make a few appropriate re
marks regarding McDonald's character
and hia good deeds. This may be done
cither at Prof. Andrews' home or at the
chapel connected with the undertaking
establishment. McDonald was not a mem
ber of any secret society and Le eschewed
churches and ministers. The only mem
ber of the clergy to call upon him during
the time he was at tho Emergency Hos
pital was the Rev. Dr. Stafford, of St.
Patrick's Church. He had a pleasant talk
with McDonald and it is possible that he
may volunteer to make a few informal re
marks, McDonald was a member of the
G. A. It-, and that organization will assist
in the services.
McDonald's sisters and nephews have
been notified and It is expected that some
of them will attend the funeral. One
nephew is attending college and another
is studying music In Europe, and both
were receiving financial aid from their un
cle. He also paid for the musical educa
tion of his brother, who Is now with the
Bostonlans. McDonald had a host of
friends, who spoke yesterday in highest
terms of praise of his character.
. THE NEW BBEAD AT PAEIS.
Made From I"re4li Klour and lii
(From the Ppxis Messenger.)
Among all the exhibits of bread end
bread-making at the Paris exhibition -.be
one which interested the most was a sys
tem of milling end baking combined. It
is well known that all food bubst.ir.cc3
when ground to a fine powder haie a ten
dency to become oxidized. As is the cas;
with coffee, which Is the best when fresh
ly roasted and freshly ground, so it is
with cereal flour, which is never so
aromatic or so nutritious as at the mo
ment Alien it is first made.
The Schweitzer s stent. In regard to the
milling operations. Is a return to the old
system of millstones, with the exception
that corrugated steel grinders take tho
place of the millstones of the olden dajs.
These Grinders are so accurately adjusted
as to -admit of tho making of the Snest
Hour, while avoiding actual contact of
the two grinding surfaces. The simplicity
of the apparatus, its cheapness and the
ease with which it can be Installed com
mend this system particularly for do
mestic use and for the supply of villages
and small communities. Ncverlhcltss, It
is capable of being operated on an ex
tensive scale, at Is demonstrated by tho
large establishment at LaVillc'.tc, Paris,
where more than 100,000 pounds of bread
are made per day from Cour not more
than twenly-fmr hours old.
Chemical analysis show that the fiour
mace according to the Schweitzer system
Las more than twice as much phespnato
material as that made by the ordinary
Toller process. The Importance of this
fact in respect to nutrition should not
bo lost tight of, and we must admit that
nutrition, riot whiteness of color, is the
principal object of breadmaklng.
fl.35 to Ilnltluiore anil Helnru via
II. A O.
fitoriUy and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 30.
AFRAID TO CASH THE CHECKS.
Poker Cnnxcs 111? Dovriifnll of nn I
liresH Comiiaiiy I?.niiiio e.
COLUMBIA, S. C, Dec. 10. Joel J.
,!)cr3 is the name of a young man who
got drunk here and was found loaded with
big checks payable to the Southern Ex
press Company. Division Superintendent
O. M. Sadler, of the Southern Express, ar
rived In the city last night, and today
Myers Lad sufiicl-nily recovered from hU
spree to realize his position. He mede a
confersion .to tha express official. Myers
was money clerk in ihe cfHce of the com
pany at Cbarlotte, N. C, and belongs to aa
excellent family of Sumter County, this
Ills habits were exemplary till six weeks
ago. la Ncrrnber a friend taught him
tho great American gam?, and he experi
enced the luck of greenhorns. He won at
eviry sitting, and concluded he was a mas
ter of the art. Ho conceived the Idea of
breaking every poker house In the sur
rounding States. All he needed was a lit
tle capital, and ho levied on tho Southern
Express Company. No sooner did he start
in with the stolen money than he began to
He dropped $200 in Charlotte, and then
came to Columbia's bigger games. In three
days his losses footed up $2,000. He had
orer J1C0 in endorsed checks, but feared
to cash them. Whllo drinking heavily he
threatened to drink laudanum, and that
led to bis being undressed and put to bed,
the checks falling out of hi3 underclothing.
DERANGED BY VACCINATION.
Youiijr .Vl.jwtiiuler AVltheriioon
TnKeii to n Sanitarium,
NEW YORK, Dec. 20. Alexander Wlth
erspcen, twenty-eight years old, a son of
Henry Wltherspoon, a prominent resideut
of LcuisUlle, Ky., end a lineal descendant
cf John Wltlicrspoon. one ol the signers
bf the Declaration of Independence, is at
a private sanitarium In this city under
treatment for mental derangement. Sinco
his graduation from Princeton five years
ago, Wltherspoon has been living In Brook-
Llyn, in the house of his cousin by mar
riage. Dr. E. D. Mason. Most of the time
he Iras bsen studjing law and acting as
tutor in private families of his acquaint
ance. On Christmas Eve he was vaccinated. On
f- Wednesday morning at the breakfast table
he complained that his arm had become
badly inflamed and that he was suffering
from fever. He became irritable and ex
cited, and turning to Dr. Mason, said:
"Doctor, you have put your mark on me,
and before I leave this house I am going
to put my mark on you."
Evidence of mental disturbance increased
j on Thursday, and In the evening, after de
i daring that a conspiracy had been started
against him, he left the house and took a
j room in the Clarendon Hotel. Dr. Mason
at once telegraphed to his parents at
I 1-ouisvIUe to coma on for him. They ir
1 rived this morning, and found him in the
j sanitarium,, to .which he had been taken
i on Friday night. He will be kept In the
Institution until no is ablo to accompany
them to Louisville, Ky. Dr. Mason thinks
that his couElh's condition was brought
about by vaccination, combined with over
study. SHOBT TN HIS ACCOUNTS.
A M, LoiiIj Urcwery Kmiiloyc Con.
fcjtHeN to Embezzlement.
ST. LOUIS, Dec 2$. Charles J. Brenner,
cashier and head bookkeeper for the
Wainwrlght Brewery, was arrested today
on a warrant, charging him with embez
zling ffS.OOO from the St. Louis Brewing
Association, of which the Wainwrlght
Brewery Is a branch. The discovery of
this shortage was made Thursday after
noon during an Investigation of his books.
When Brenner was charged with his
shortage he confessed and, at the solicita
tion of his wife, was given until today to
make good the deficit. Falling to do this
he was taken Into custody and spent the
day explaining the methods employed by
him in covering up his peculations. He is
about forty-eight years old and has a
wife and family.
LYNCHED TOR BABN BURNING.
An Alllhnnin, Mob Mnkes Short Work
of n Xcgru,
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 29 George
Fuller, a negro barnburner who lived near
Oak Grove, in Perry County, was lynched
last, night. Last Wednesday night the
barn of Dennis Cummlngs, of Oak Grove,
was burned. Tuller had been a tenant
of Cummings for several years, but they
had recently had a falling out over the
settlement of accounts between them.
Fuller threatened Cummings' ife. Tiie
morning after tho fire he was arrested
and charged with having applied a torch
to the barn. At his preliminary trial yes
terday he was bound over by the grand
jury, the evidence being conclusive of his
guilt. As he was taken from the court to
jail a mob of citizens took him from the
officers and with very llttlo ceremony
THE SOUTH SEA WHITEBAIT,
A Little rih Tlint Ih Kitten llnw lij
Cntclicrs. (from Forest and Stream.)
For a few days in each year, and al
ways In the month of September, the
South Sea people have a treat In tho way
of fish a small stream runner, smaller
than the Thames whitebait and better
The natural history of the fish is ob
scure. It seems to be the fry of some
fish, for when taken many havo the yelk
sac still attached to them. The first tbat
is known of It is when schools appear In
the mouths of rivers. The river mouths
at all seasons of tho tldo seem fairly
alive with the multitudes of fish not an
Inch long, but all swimming and leaping
under the impulse of the instinct to as
cend the fresh water streams. Then they
are caught simply by sinking a piece of
cloth In the water and lifting It by its
four corners at once. A square of cloth
Blx feet each way will hold at an ordinary
draft half a bushel of the fish, wlilch the
Samoans and many other Islanders know
under the name "Inanga."
During the few days they nrj running
they are taken by millions wltbiut dimin
ishing the school in tho least. Enormous
numbers of them arc known lu pass up
the streams, but once past the bar at the
river mouth they disappear from sight
and all knowledge. Even 111 the height
of their run they are not seeu In the
streams above the mouth, yet they are
never seen running back to sea. Tho run
iaDI,3 1V1 UUk I11UIU IU4U 4X W CV&. ur LUH
days In any one stream, and on the Island
of Upolu secmH to begin In tho eastern
streams earlier than In those down to
the west. Apia harbor has two streams
debouching into it. Not more than half
a mile separates the two, ye( the school
begins to run in the Valslngano three
days before it makes Its appearance In
the Mullvai, which lie to the westward.
In native cookery they arc wrapped in
banana leaves and steamed for a short
time. But the catchers cat them raw
with great avidity.
llluntrnteil Lecture on IlrtMsilI.
Tonight a beautifully Illustrated lec
ture, "Hawaii, the Paradise of the Paci
fic," is to bo given under the auspices of
the soldier societies of the veterans of
'CI to 'Co, This alone should be a bid for
the favorable consideration of our citi
zens Another reason for going will be the
fact that Mr. J. Edwin Browne will de
liver the lecture. During his sojourn In
the islands ho gathered a great deal of
valuable Information regarding the ear
licit history of the natives, together with
their traditions, the advent of the white
man, and many things that will doubtless
proo of great interest to all who caro
to hear of these marvelous islanders. Tbe
box office at tho National IllAcs Armory,
where the lecture will take place will be
open for the sale of reserved seats from
S to 4 today. The price of admission has
been placed at twenty-Ave and thirty-five
I IfflPEOf EHT ASKED
Kecorti System iu tlio District Com
mibsioncrs OlHce Satisfactory.
Comincutn of secretary Timlall on a
Xumtier of I'roiionf Hon for ei
.Method Creittfoii of the Office of
LitirnrlniL 2ln!e Necessary by the
. ltniilil leeiimtilatiou of lJoeiiineiits.
Dr. William, Timlall, Secretary to the
Board of Commissioners, yesterday sub
mitted his annual report of the opera
tions of his olhcc for the past year. Iu
part he says:
"The record system iu operation In the
executhe ofllce appears to meet all the
practical requirements of the business of
the office, and to he uulllcicntly adapted
to the character of the work performed
to justify its retention until It shall be
thought advisable to rearrange the whole
method of keeping the correspondence
records of the District Government.
"A number" of propositions on the sub
ject havo been considered. Tho most al
luring of these plans is to have one rec
ord olficc for the entire municipal corre
spondence system, with a single numeri
cal series of letters received and one of
the letters sent. At present nearly every
oihce or department has a separate se
ries of Its own.
"While a system of that nature might
be productive of delay and embarrass
ment In an organization having branches
or subordinates doing business in parts
of the country or parts of the District re
mote from the central office, the fact
that It is practicable to have all of the
offices of the District Government in the
same city, and nearly all in the same
building, seems to render the project
"As an alternative to such a record
system, the correspondence records of alt
of the several offices under each Com
missioner could hac a series distinct
from those of the offices under thi otuer
Commissioners, as is now the case in
Ihe Engineer Department. At present
Ihe record of the one entry clerk In the
Secretary's Office, with the work of the,
clerk who keeps the account of papeis in
transit between the Commissioners and'
the system provided by the order of July
1, 1SS7, suffice to obviate embarrassment
in the premises, but must be regarded as
a tentative proision.
"It Is very desirable, that a card Index
of the minutes and orders of the Com
missioners from Juli 3. 1S74, and a card
index of the opinions of the several At
torneys of the District of Columbia
should be prepared as early as practi
cable, and thereafter kept up to date;
also that a like Index of the letters re
ceived from the same date until the date
of the adoption of the present card sys
tem for those records should be made.
"Large portions of the indexes of those
records which are now; In use, as well as
tho records themselves, are in many re
spects not only unsatisfactory and defect-
nut discreditable to thi office. Some of
the persons who were engaged nt dirfer
CLt tlmc3 In the preparation of those In
dexes were materially unfitted to ade
quately perform the work entrusted to
them, and the results of their employ
ment were such as to lend emphatic en
dorsement to -the Commissioners' recom
mendations for civil service- requirements
in the matter of appointments of District
ofFcials, which would preclude a repeti
tion of such a state of affairs, but I am
glad to state that this criticism Is not
applicable to any of the clerks at present
employed In the executive office. Not only
was the character of the work done un
der those circumstances defect he, but in
consequence of. tho insufficient clerical
force in the executive offic for years
many forms of record of indispensable to
a proper standard of official business were
"The accumulation of iawE, reports, and
documents of various kinds, and the ne
cessity for frequent reference's thereto, as
well as to the chLrecords of former mu
nicipalities Jn the District, has reached the
stage when the creation of the ofllce of
librarian is advisable.
"The librarian might in addition to or
dinary duties of arranging and caring for
the books, be subject to Ihe duty of or
ganizing and preparing statistical Infor
mation and oilier miscellaneous work. The
compensation should be sufficient to ob
tain an Incumbent having capabilities com
mensurate with the character of the serv
ice ho would be expected to perform.
"With the $500 provided in the deficien
cy appropriation of June 6. 1300, 'for com
pleting an Index of the law3 affecting the
municipal government of tho District of
Columbia.' very encouraging progress was
made upon a system of said Indexes of the
municipal laws, ordinances, and regula
tions in force in the Dlstrlctand to other
facts of current and historical Importance,
to which a means of ready reference is de
sirable. "An item for $300 more for tho same
purpose was Included In the Commis
sioners' annual estimates for the fiscal
year to end June 20, 1002, and it is be
lieved, will complete tho work to date,
after which It can be kept up by the reg
ular office force.
"During the year systems of card in
dexes to appointments made by tbe Com
missioners and Congress were devised and
established, and are a very satisfactory
method of reference.
"The return to this ofllce of one of the
clerks who had been detailed to another
branch of the District Government has
enabled the office force to more nearly
cope with the exacting demands upon It,
to the greater credit of tho service, and
the improved accommodation of the pub
lic. "Tills report cannot justly be closed
without commendatory allusion to the
competent assistance rendered the Com
mlsloners by the force In the executive
DOG AND PUPPY CRATES.
3Imlc for ilnndlluir the Anlmnls
Tra n Hiior tilt Ion.
(From tlie "New York Sun.)
The dog tbat Is shipped by express is
likely to travel In these days not only in
safety but also In comfort. There are va
rious kinds of dog crates made especially
for such use, some of them flat-topped and
some of those of later design gable-topped
and some oval-topped, so that nothing can
be placed on top of 'hem. Dog crates are
made In various sizes as well as styles,
some with open, slatted sides and ends,
some closed all around, except for the
open spaces left for ventilation. Crates
for bulldogs and dogs that gnaw arc made
with slats that, whether separated or set
close together, are iron bound, so that
the dogs can't Ef.t their teeth In tbe edges.
The dog crate Is provided with a cup
for water, which is so constructed that
tho water can't spill out of It, and this
cup Is secured In the crato under, the end
of a pipe to which there Is an opening in
the top of the crate, through which the
dog can be kept supplied without opening
the crate at all. Attached to the front of
the crate Is the dog's buffet, like a long
canvas wallet or envelope. In which the
deg's food is carried. Tho dog crate has
at the ends handles by which It can be
picked up and carried as a trunk would
Besides these various sizes and styles of
dog crates there are also mado in va
rious sizes smaller, lighter crates for
puppies, and crates of ono sort and an
other of special sizes are made to order.
First and "last there nre sold a good
many dog and puppy crates, and tbey are
regular articles of stock where dog sup
plies are sold.
Uncle Bob What a big boy you're getting to
bt Johnny I
Johnny (gtoomlly)-ire. I guera there's uo
chance of ay beta; a jockty.
I iBll skk xTK
Xo nlteratton can lie made nt
tliene prleeK. IT'ilny are neceKftnry
the nominal eoitt inuftt lie elinrKed
LaJic- Handsome Tailormalc hull, in
Illatk Winter Srpet Scotch Check?, l'Litn
Coverts, an-1 Hire Cheviots cut in our popu
lir Fticn M Mnffl and Doublc-brrartwl,
Tight fitting and Hvfnmt tffcttn; each jacket
or -svafst lined throughout with cuarantrti
ilk. Thee Suits arc actual values up to
$l-0a Clroicc for
Ladies stylish winter Jackets, In Tan,
BUck, and Castor Kerscyi. and Coverts;
nicely lined; some !ramhomeIy trimmed 'and
piped with ehet; mostly. the jaunty tight
fitting' double-breasted effect that haven't
been paraihled at J", 50; fall line of cizes.
Choice now for
All-wool and French Flannel
Every Waist in each f thee Iota is ttrict
ly all wool, andcarcfuljy made; the shades
cover the whole tishiotyiUeatalogue, and the
designs arc fpttialionec fcf our own. Oure
! has been conceded the Tj&t Waist stock,
X these are that stocky 01j
fr n .-r
Sl.00 WaistsNOW ...
j- $1.50 WaiststNOW ...
? 52.00 Waists-NW ...
4- ci nn ur.iiCri
u o.uu Truiaiai
t i .
' $5.00 WaistsNOW $3.75
i WMi m
Made of exceptionally stood quality ol
muslin, ixrfect fittinir and neatly Iftf
finWied. "LEADEH." at '
Drawers, mado of select muslin, on joke land; cither open
or closed stylei; umbrella and plain ctiects; finished with lace
Inserting or cd;e; some with and some without ruillcs.
COI1SET OJVniSP, made of muflin and rarabric; "V,"
square, and lii;h neck; French efficts ami tucked fronts;
finhhed with lace and embroidery.
CIlEMIiC, made of fine quality of muslin, cut full and
flouluir, with liberal hems; fronts trimmed with embroidery
and edged with lace.
and SI. 25.
GOWKS made of muslin and cambric, ard cut In all
the new styles; trimmed with embroidery, lace, and Torchon
elirins; extra wide and full SS inches Ions. . , ,,.,,
SKIRTS, of all lerstbs, trimmed with lace and embroid
and finished with deep rnfSe. Made on yoke bands, and cut
CHEMIsE, made of lawn and cambric, with "V" thai
neck and trimmed with lace and ribbon.
DltAU KnS. made of Ensli.li nainsook, fine muslin, and
Lonsdale Cambric, with umbrella rulfcs of embroidery, or
tifibt, with inscrtinz, lace, and embroidery to match.
January Sale Sheets and Pillow Cases.
Hotels and boarding houses, as well as privato families, should take ad
vantage of this Rale.
Muslin Ig really booming and then prices arc based on purchases made
when the rise was only prophecy. Consequently our forethought enables you
to buy the madeMuu Sheets and Pillow Cases at less- than the mill price for these
standard muslind totliy.
I'eosiot I'illdvr Crtes, size 43x3C hand torn and ironed; with full SQ-C
I-inch hems. Tie 17a regular kind. For ,vv
i J (A limit of not over C to a customer.)
Famous DWIght Anchor Sheets, hand torn and Ironed; measuring full
length, and hemmeda The best Sheeting and by-far the lowest prices quoted:
lx!2'yards 40c each
lx?cyards 45c each
2 x2yards .-.-..-..v.- 50c each
atfx'ajyards G5c each
22;, yards - 60c each
, (A limit of not over C pairs to n customer.)
Of each there' Is a full case lot and
saved in the special prices. Full size
Itegular 75c Crochet Spreads.
Itegular $U9 prochet Spreads; OOC
4. Marseilles patterns
DEER. IN CONNECTICUT.
Tliclr Nuiulicr Probably Grenter Sow
Than 1BO Veorn Abo.
(From the Hartford TimcO
It seen: to be a fact, proved by almost
dally observation now. that tho deer are
returning to Connecticut, and In go. d
'numbers, too. Reports are heard almost
daily of one or more of these graceful
nnlmnl. halm, fxftfiti tn nnA or another
part of the good old State, under clrcum- I
J ' is f 1-. arsi ssG& iWvSw
llSS&TrV- Pennsylvania Ave. and Seventh St. vi jW l V '
Wholesale Sacrifice of Ladies'
Change buyers and the stock must change. That is the ilnwrif (en law of custom. It's a pre
rogative to which we must yield and count the loss entailed a fortune of trade. A new buyer
has taken charge of the Ladies' Suit, Wrap, Waist, Sktrt, and Fur Departments. And this sale
follows tomorrow a complete and' sweeping clearance. With hardly-a single, solitary exception
he hascut and slashed every garment. He lias reduced in such proportions as will insure an imme
diate riddance that his own ideas and taste may the quicker be installed. We approve his course
with confidence in his judgment -At the same' time we assure you that the qualities are no less
attractive the styles no less exclusive because they are sacrificed. It is still the same superior
stock l hat falls a victim to natural prejudice that is blind to intrinsic value. How much more
such a sale means to you now in the season's height than at its end!
Ladies' Fine Suits and
Ladies Fine Tiilor-inade Suit?, In CheTioU,
Covert?, Series, etc; Tan, (Irte, 11! lie,
Blztk, anil Castors t in ncarlj every one of
the leading ttjles of the ;eftOn; made ex
preri fur our regular ftok and popular
lea tares of it; Coats lined with guaranteed
tatin, and tfilrU Ith the Frentli flare.
. They're the best Suits that liave been sold
up to?KSW. Choice for-
is J O
Popular Jackets in
Ladic Kersey and Covert Cost. 27-inch
Box and Short Tight-fitting styles This lot
we -have made up of many small lots, all
lined with silk- that arc not double-faced ef
fect; stylish and cry, popular .eellcn at the
original prices. Values up to ?12.CO, for
choice at . ,..
Silk Waists and Petticoats.
Lot cf SUout WO" SiI!T"rt!iisf..' best grade
Taffeta AVaits, in Black and Colors made
in tlie- new stales; perfect HtJlPir and worth
up to J7.W. Choice of any of G? C fi fi
them for . J'UU
Lot of about J Silk -Pettleoats, In D'ack
and all colon of Taffeta; ;ruarantced Taffeta;
finilil jrllh accordion 'yplaltftur and ruffle;
full lcnirth and anccp. Worth
tip tq ?T.W. Choice of. any of fc A Q C
Pedestrian and Dress-Skirts.
We'eliall mention junt one of ilic (rrcat lead
ers tMs" rale Kill offer ' In both' Dress and
Oxfords, Crey, Black. Wuc, and Crown
Wool Short SkiiU, double iacedi all draped
Xt, nil vilT7v
and finished in best tanor-maac i
iKhiop., AVorfh SC. Any e-
lection in this lot for....
Pieces Muslin Underwear
i-made expressly for the semi-annual sale of Under, Muslins will be offered tomorrow raornins. Tho half dozen of
'heee mid-season events lieia under our direction have established a precedunt in sreat value-glvlnc and low
prlco asking. Instead pi crudely made, coarse muslins we hare succeeded In gather'nB the finest qualities of na
(crlals, perfectly cut, rightly made, elaborately trimmed to be sold at EVEN LESS tian others perennial bargains.
It has taken wise planning far-seeing, and far-reaching preparation. Our enterprise Joined a notable maker's. In
early summer, -alien tho cotton market Is slnggis'u and needles would otherwise be Idle we placed this order that
Vept the factory running. 'EacSTielpea the wea.cr the maker and ourselves to produce superior garments that
could be cheaply CHEAPEST sold. 50,000 are a good many pieces but noneJoo many to bo offered so temptingly.
Comparison will be easy. Wc KNOW but one verdict car. follow for womankind appreciates the niceties of careful
needlework the charm of pure whiteness the merit of fine trimming. These garments embody all these superlatives.
Wo don't hesitate to make our announcement In advance of all others for no other will follow with equal claims to
your conslCciatlon. ... s
Fine Muslin Cowns. cut full and lon;
trimmed ith hcm!itrbcd ruffle TIQ
and inrfrtinr. "LEADEn" at... J-"-
COP.SET COVEHS, both high and low cut, or "V" shape,
tiKlitfittlnB and French effects; finished with lace or cni
broideryin neck and sleeves.
SKIUTt!, made of fine muslin, all lensths; flnldiol wilh
clusters of tucks and ruffles.
DrtAWEltS, made of Cambric and MuJin, finislicl with
clusters of-tneks and trimmed with embroidery or lace.
for - -
COItSET COVERS, made of Sne cambric, with high or
low i.eck, or "V" effect; circular yoke of lace and ribbon, or
sKpiare- joke- oLcmbroidcry.
SIlOJiT SKIRTS of cambric, fmUhed with deep ruffle and
trimmed with lace and lace insertion or embroidery. ' "
" CdW'Ss "of "finest and sheerest cambric and mu-lin, made
with deep jokc -t embroidery; plaited revere and embroidery
ruffles; also squire joke; circular shape above insertion of cm
broidery; deep embroidered ruffle on i-lmcs.
a half or third of tho regular price
and new patterns:
rtcsular J1.50 Crochet fl 1Q
Spreads; Marseilles patterns.... ' J
Ileal Marseilles Spreads; ex- 71 QR
tra heavyr regular jl.75 kind... ""-'
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stances which, ax. U. tbatjhey arc new
There are probablymoro. deer in Con
necticut today than at any previous time
within the last 150 years. They are seen
on railroad tracks. In fields, and gardens,
and even feeding with tho domestic cat
tle. Where they, all come from and what
Is drawing or sending them here seems not
to be very clear. They are- not seen In
most unexpected places, but appear to
be singularly free from fear of human
They nre Been, too. in nearly all
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Ladies Strictly Tailor-made Suits, in Tan,
Bine, RLick, C'a&tor, and Brown Covert,
Cheviot, Serpp, and Hninpnn; roany arc
LINED THROUGHOUT with Skinner guaran
teed tilt, and the Coat of all are so lined;
some arc braid trimmed; most every Icadin;
style. They've been ready fellers up to
?J. Choice now
Four Special Lots.
Ladies Kersey, Oxford, and Boutle Coat,
In Black, Tan, and Castor; some 27-inch Box
Coats and some Tight-fitting eftTcrt; one or
two lots arc trimmed with far, and all are
lined throughout with warranted- satin. Choice
is of ?15 and 13 Coats for
Outinjr and Flannelle Waisfs.
A U,f lot in biir variety of, color and pat
ferns all correctly cut and perfect fitting;
tailor-nude a .id finished, RcsrardleM of
what iiiey nae so.a tor we oner
choice tomorrow at. .....
Ladled Fine Flannelle "Waist, that " dup
licates in pattern, color, rahd desfgrT'of i'-"
French Flannels; ome Peruana, some dote,
some stripes, and some novelty combina
tions; 7Ze and SSc have been tt&ACf
prices. Cliolce rJt
Two Lots of the .Golf Capes.
Tbey arc all made of genuine Scotch Shawls,
double faced effects, in clan and other com
binations; 'cut with full depth and sweep;
koine trimmed with bands of cloth; others
up to $150..
Both open and closed styles; made of
fine frrade of muslin, finished with
Jiemand cluster of tucks. "LEAD- 1Q
Elf at - "-
Towels and Crash.
50 dozen Extra Large
Size and Extra Heavy
Ifuck Towels the kind
you pay 18c for usually
everywhere. Special to
Assorted lot of Bird's
eye, Damask, and Huck
Towels that sell regu
larly at COc and 35c. Spe
cial tomorrow at
12ic each, j 25c
Unusual Values in the Usual January
We've got a big offering here for you in the Insertions and Edgings, Floune- 31
Ings and Beadlngr. The qualities of Nainsook and Cambric are surpassingly X
fine the delineation of the patterns exceptionally perfect the designs abso- X
Ititely new and pretty 1U01 effects. .
It's n purchase cf a manufacturer's entire samplo line abrogating iiS.649
yard3 some In full pieces none In less than four-yard lengths but for every
use to which embroidery is put from the .ery narrow, simple effects for baby's
clothes to tho widest, most elaborated Flouncinss.
Tbey are all One and strong, and worth DOUBLE and 3IORE the special
a yard for choice cf Edgings and
Iusertings worth lt?c and lie.
a J ard for, choice of pdfrinj-v and
lnrtin;s; some jJdt enough for
fckirt Flouncins and worth 13c.
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parts of the State. A day or two ago
n young lady down the rlver-below M d
dletown succeeded In photographing cno
of them by a snap' shot. At almost any
time within the last hundred years down
to 1300 If a hunter wished to shoot a deer
he made a long trip to find his game go
ing either to the Adlrondacks or tho far
baclrwood3 of Maine.
Their appearance in such numbers
might be accounted for by the disappear
ance of the wolves that formerly de
stroyed them; but the solves ha.e been ,
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o ulterntlonit cim be made nt
,IIiee price. If nny nre necenvary
the numinnl eont munt lie chnrRctl.
I J (lies' stjliih eSects In Tailor-nude .Suit,. JL
wiih Cheviot. Homespun. Drcadclottn, X
Venetians, C'OTcits, In Black, Green,, Cey. Oxr J,
ford. Tan, Hrown, and Blue In tbe assortment !
for jourpelection. binglc and Poublej-brrasted - 4
Tight Fittin- Jjctets and t new Coat effects; 4.
some lined all through vith best of U3ta 4
silk. Suits that are peerless Talues up to !
?3). Choice now - .
Ladies full-back Box Jacket and Short
' CoaU, made up fn Black, Tan, Brown, ami
Ostor Kersey, Cheviots, and Grey i!ensVear
' Oxfords; lined with Skinner's guaranteed
ratln or taffeta tilk; strictly tailor-made
throughout. All really extra good values"-"
$20. Choice now
Strong Attractions ih the Furs
Ladies Marten 'Possum, Hirer Mlnlc and. -Moufflon
Fur Scarfs, full and shapely,- Trlth
natural bead and tail trimmings
that, are north ?10. In this CJ.-QC ,
Ladles' Storm Collars of Hock Marten; best
hape; lined with satin and trimmed with
cluster of tails. Every one of
these Collars is worth $15-0. QL AC
Ladies Bearer Storm Collars, with- clusfer"
of tails; new shape; handsomely satin lined,
and none better anywhere for
J.W. In this sale they are (14 Qf
marked to.. iJlll-yO
Children's White Lamb Sets (Muff and. .
Collar), (.'muled with animal heads; some
ct them sugntiy soiieo dul are worm .up.
to ;!.: a set.
All reduced In this Cflp
Ps i iTn'Ti'
vriyir 1 711;
- COWS, made with "V" or high necfc; embroidery and,j(.
tucked juke, with cambric ruific; or lace inserting with tucks. .J.
CHEMISE, nude of mnslin and cambric, finished with. V
Torchon lace or corded band. V
DRAWERS mada of mc-lia and cambric, finished with
Mire edge and insertion to match; embroidered ruffles and
.clusters of tucks; some with lawn ruffles and hemstitched
fKIrtr? TvUlt rnnTir.'lla ntffl. of ramtnV wtra vridp. full
length, and cut on the latent pattern; some lace-trimmed, and
some with hem and lace intertlnff. , .!
Choice 1 OQ worfh X
made of sheer muslin, in all the latent effects,
trimmed with fine insertion. Cut estra full and long.
CHEMISE, made of fine Lawn and Cambric, and trimmed
" with lace and run" with ribbon.
DIE UVERS. made of finest Miblln. with ruffles, cluster of
tucks, and trimmed with lace and embroidery.
CORSET OVERS, made of fine cambric, "V" or square
neck; trimmed with lace and ins tit Ion.
100 pieces of Absorbent
Cotton Crash the Ce"
grade. Special tomorrow
each. 3ic a yd;
a yard for choice of Edgings and
Inserting, worth 0c and 25c
a yard for choice of Kddnts and
Klounchiss, with InscrtinRir no
nuUh; worth 25c and 29c.
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r. i,t l i tii i 2
gone, in almost all part3 of New England,
for a long time, and their disappearance,
cannot low be relied upon to account for
the deer. 'Whatever may turn out to ba
tbe cause of their sudden and rapid in
crease in numbers here In old Connecti
cut. It Is c, pleasant thing to see them
returning to this neighborhood. What a
pleasant addition to the neighborhood oX
our forest patches their graceful presence
would make if their seeming trust in hu
man Kind is permitted to take root anil