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TILE WASHINGTON CRITIC, SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL. 10, 18U0.
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MRS. HARRISON TALKS, i
WHY THE WHITE HOUSE IS NOT A
BED OF ROSES.
il WIMi Tenuis Would Not Ho Aft-nlil
or Me' A (food Glimpse or Family
Life in tlio Kxccutlvn Mansion by
ii Favored Haliltuo,
Ccitirlgnt, 1600, lu tht tlot Syndicate J'relt,
Mv) Tori:.
Tho Whito IIouso is tlio goal of ovcry
liollticiaii's ambitions, and hln wifo has
dreams of an cxlsteuco behind lis plllard
portico, for which Arcadian is too small
nnd poor a word. Every ono of thorn
lias views upon how they wuulJ order
and enjoy life in tho mansion, but It Is a
question whether tho reality could o inal
any of theso anticipations? whether tho
AYhito IIouso Is n bed of roses for Its,
occupants.
Mrs. Grant owns that tho eifiht Imp
plest ycaiB of her llfo wcro those passed
within tho "White IIouso. Not all her
predecessors and successors own to so
much for whllo thcro is tho Gratification
of all prido and ambition for tholr
lieges, thoro arc many things thot offset
and make tho cost of such a station.
"While oTcry ono opprooches tho White
Houso family with deference, smiles,
and apparent friendliness, and say only
hind and flattering things, all tho under
current of unfriendly comment and
criticism comes to them, too, in different
ways.
"Anybody can do all tho President's
wife has to do and succeed," said a.
Cabinet officer's wife. "Every ono
goes to tho AYhito House primed full
of remarks, too, and thoro is always
such a lot of peoplo there that tho
President's wifo only needs to say,
'80 happy to havo met you,' ond 'Good
morningf or 'Good evening' to them.
Now, if sho had to sit down and make
conversation with theso peoplcand re
turn their calls and talk, then, loo, sho
would havo a chance to mako blunders
and do real work."
Tho misticss of tho "White IIouso
says: "I wish people would not bo
afraid of me. Thero is nothing in my
appearance to frighten or tonguc-tio
people, or never used, to be; but half of
tho peoplo who como are so embar
rassed and excised that they do not
seem to know what they arc about, and
one has not tlmo enough In tho crush
to quiet them or put them at their
case."
Tho daughter of a foreien mlnlstor
once said: "Whenever I so to tho White
IIouso I havo such a fright. My heart
jumps out of my body when I get near
tho Blue Iloom, ray voice fails, and I
am almost unconscious of what I am
doing until the grcotings are past. Each
time I see tho President I am as ner
vous and frightened as the very first
time I was presented to her Majesty."
She told this to a Senator's daughter,
who looked at her curiouslv and could
not understand tho English girl's inborn
reverence and awe of a ruler; but scores
of peoplo cxpcricnco the same terrors.
There are stories of oftlco-seekors being
admitted to the President's oral library,
and while they waited such an awful
stage fright came ipon them that they
could only stutter nnd mumble a few
words of their long nrguments and take
precipitate leave of the kindly and
quiet man who was ready to listen to
them.
The want of privacy is what Presi
dent Harrison's family and past occu
pants have complained most of. The
AVhlto IIouso itself is as frcoly open
and public as any public building in tho
city, according to tho unwritten and
inviolable law of custom. Tho pub
licity of tho President's life increases
with the growth of the American press.
With each campaign and Administra
tion more space in the papers is given
up to tho most intimate personal life
and the daily doings of such victims.
Their portraits are met everywhere, and
every time tho President turns round,
or his wife changes her dress, it is re
corded across tho whole country. A
file of old newspapers will show how
iccently and rapidly this personal
chronicling has grown up, and past
Presidents had a family and personal
life of comparative privacy.
"The papers toll you all more of our
selves than wo know," wroto Mrs.
Harrison to a friend shortly after the
election; "but it saves us much letter
writing. I grew quite tired of reading
of tho Hnriisons during-the campaign,
and I hardly know how the country
could have stood much more of It. I
never beforo knew how great and good
and accomplished' I was, and, if
another one had taken up a pen, I
should have claimed the wings and
mounted. I know all that my obituary
could say."
"Tho press has been uniformly kind,
almost too kind to us," said Mrs. Har
ilson a lew days since. "I sometimes
think though that the press has gono
mad by tho questions reporters put to
me. In the midst of tho campaign some
one came to know 'if marriage was a
failure.' For myself, decidedly not.
Then a womon came outto Indianapolis
to ask 'If tho bustle should go.'
Another ono wanted to know if I
thought that ' women should propose.'
A dozen havo come and havo written
to ask which blossom I preforred for
'the national flower.' Others have
sought mo out to know ' if women are
happy,' and ' what should be tho ago of
tho modern bride,' and ' who should
wear the decollete dress.' The patent
underwear and tho dress-reform people
come often. The last of all the conun
drums was from somo one mystified by
the funny man's allusions in the news
papers, who wanted to know If the
President ate pie.'
" 'Yes," said tho President, 'and I
will appeal to tho country on that issuo
and bo supported,'
"Then tho peoplo who want cooking
jeceipts to print or to sell at their
church fairs! Thev print them, and I
read critical comment from all parts of
the country."
"And tho cra.y-qullt people?"
"You might-as well shako a red ilag
at a bull as say crazy quilt to mo. I
thought tho crazy-quilt rage was over
years ago, but it seems to bo at its
height fust now. They write to mo for
scraps of my dresses by-hundreds, and
the census must bo in tho thousands)
now. Happy Martha Washington and
Dolly Madison, with no ono making
crayy quilts In their days. Thoy send
me squares of 3ilk, and ask mo to
write my name on them and to get the
lidies of tho Cabinet families to do the
same, and they scold mo if I do not
huiry about it, or if I decline, as I in
variably do, without response."
Tho pensioners write toMrs.IIanlsou
to know why thero is a delay in their
getting their papers, and tho people
who nddiess thu President and receive
no answer, or olso n note from Private
Secretary Halford, write to ask Mrs",
ilniilton to Joy tho subject beforo tho
President. In ovcry such case, whether
wilttun or verbal, from oldest friend or
unyono, tho members of tho President's
family absolutely refueo to prefer re
questsfor offices or fuvoisto him. They
see how worn and harrassed ho Is with
tho all-day sicgo for olllces, and thoy
will not spoil his lltllo rest or peace lit
thopilvalo paitof tho houso by any
thing of that Mud. Those wllo ask
such favors cannot and will not sec tho
ililicaev and thu liistlcu ot tho ladles'
couiso, and with every such appeal
mado to them Mrs, Harrison and Mrs,
Jlr-Kco havo n sinking at heart In fear
of an enemy made by their refusals.
Tho temporanco people call nnd writ
nnd exhort Mrs. Ilairison as if sho wcto
an abandoned sinner, and thoy tails to
her of Mrs. Hayes, oud hold up
Mrs. Hayes o an example, until
sho must soon dread to hear tho namo
of that cood womon, who was in a way
related to her. If there wore an open
bar in thoWhlto Houso somo of tho ex
porters could not bo moro anxious and
earnest. Tho President and Mrs, Har
rison, who are temperate In all things,
havo only followed cstobllshcd social
usages, and set before their guests what
Is usual and proper,
Every charity and every begging
schema appeals to Airs. Harrison, and
thrco tipicstho President's salary woidd
not meet theso requests. From build
ing a tombs ton 0 for Mory, tho mother
of George Washington, or a Lucy
Hayes' Memorinl Tcmplo down to
binding a photograph and a dollar to
buy tho framo for It to somo strange
correspondent, every ono appeals to
her. Many of tho begging letters are
from poor and Ignorant peoplo, and
aro really prayers addressed to the
highest caithly power thoy know for
help, when their other prayers havo not
been answered. Every fair and chari
tablo entertainment within flftv miles
begs her attendance. Actors and artists
call and ask that tho President's family
will attend their poiformanccs; musi
cians and elocutionists and Infant prodi
gies want to be heard in tho White
II0U60 parlors, aud it is difficult to do
cllno these kind offers that would re
sult In so much benefit to theso per
foimcrs. All tho cumulative methods
of raising money for charities havo
been tried, by asking Mrs. Harrison to
send ten cents or n dollar and mail the
Inclosed blanks to ten moro peoplo,
who will keep on widening tho circle of
contributors by tens.
Mrs. Harrison's mall is a daily curios
ity, as well as an infliction. Tho cranks
in every part of tho country "wrlto to
her, and some of tho letters pass beyond
crankcry. When tho papers announced
that the White House was overrun with
ants, scores or recipes caino for ridding
tho place of tho pests, and in postscripts
tho. writers suggested tho rewards they
would liko for this voluntary kindness
a sum of money, a silk dress, or a post
office. At tho tlmo of tho rat invasion
recipes for rat poisoning and packages
of rat poison came daily. The letter
writers are often impertinent. They
advise Mrs. Harrison not to sign her
name as Cairie, not to bang her hair,
and not to become worldly-minded.
Tho petitions for autographs and photo
graphs are equal to tho crazy-quilt ap
peals. Anxious mothers ask her to
make out a list of books that sho would
adviso a young girl to read. Another
mother wroto that her promising young
son had dreamed that Mrs. Harrison
had sent him a violin. Tho solution of
tho dream was in tho postscript, of
course, and piovidcd for tho dream's
coming true by giving full directions
lor sending an express package to their
country cross roads. Boxes of home
made candy, and cakes, pickles, and
preserves aro scut, requesting orders for
the Whito IIouso tablo and an opinion
of their mcilts. A prize loiter came
from tho South at tho time of the holi
days, and when deciphered read:
"J'rcs. Mrs. Benjamin Harrison:
"I am very desirous to get a Now Years
prescut Irom Washington Cittv ami couse
kucntly havo located on you for tho pres
ent, as I glvo all the aid 1 could to give Mr.
Harrison the President office. My eon,
, cast his first and only vote
for Harrison through my Influence and
many, many others, and now a New Years
Ueensako from 3011 will be highly appreci
ated. If you rospond to my desire please
do not express It as I have vowed nuver to
pay express again tiulcss I could get to sec
what I pay for. So pay tho express when
you ship the present so that I will not have
to brake my vow. A dress pattern, or any
thing. Yoro truo friend, "
"Mils. G. V. .'
Tho women of some association or
club will write in n testimonial to Mrs.
Harrison, and by tho time an acknowl
edgment goes from tho White nouse,
discord and disunion has risen in the
sisterhood, and each faction writes her
their version of how things stand, and
berate ono another warmly. "Sho
ought never to havo held the office,"
wroto one club member of another.
"Sho has no social position, as her hus
band is only a letter-carrier." Thero
was a flno hit of democracy 1 and a tlno
thing to send to tho mansion of the
chief of the land of the free, of liberty
and equality 1 Of course four llfths of
Mrs. Harrison's mall goes straight to the
waste basket, and not all of it even
mcots her eye, as thoso who attend to
her mall know the signs of u crank
intuitively. With the Hood of such
rubbish coming daily, it has to be an
exceptional bit, a com of crankery, that
is saved for Mrs. Harrison's "eccentric
filo" of letters.
Whatever tho occupauts of the
White House have dono In this and in
past administrations, there is sure to be
adverse criticism. The same people,
too, who hod so much fault to find
when President Arthur changed tho
coachman's livery to light drab, criti
cised when Mrs. Harrison made it dark
gieen. Piesident Grant was berated
for driving four horses', aud President
narriEou gets it for driving ono on his
afternoon excursions to tho suburbs.
Thoso who never quit criticism, be
cause President Cleveland hedged him
self In behind a sovereign's etiquette,
and attended dinneis in nono but the
houses of his Cabinet officers, are dis
pleased because President Harrison has
reverted to tho simpler, moro common
senso Republicanism of the old Hue.
Dealing with the members of tho
press Is a most difficult and dellcato
task, and the misticss of tho Whito
House need not bo envied that sharo of
her lcsponsibllitlcs. A tactless or un
gracious courso thcro has ruined tho
chances and tho popularity of too many
people hi official lite. How to meet all
tho requests from that source, to answer
or parry all their questions, scuslblo and
nonsensical, proper and improper, civil
and Impertinent, requires moro discre
tion than is given to tho average
woman. For tho first few months after
tho nomination and tho inauguration tho
ladles of tho family weio simply looked
at. The repot tors wanted to seo Mrs.
Harrison and Mrs. McKce, and no third
pel son could do. To women of their
common senso and natural refinement
this being elevated to the level of some
thing curious In a glass caso, to ha
stand at face to face, was tnlug and
not too Haltering.
Mrs. Harrison lias gradually passed
tho Interviewing department over to
Mrs. McICco now, and her tact, pa
tienco and amiability have mado editors,
correspondents and reporters her
friends, it is Bho who goes down to
seo tho sciibcs from other cities, who
shows them tho grcouhouso nnd gives
them flowers, and who answers as to
what Mis. Ilartisou -thinks of tho
World's Fair silo, and of divorce und
whether a mayonnaise should ho mado
with lemon-iulco or tarratron vinegar.
I "Oh." 6ald ono of them with confusion
! when Mrs. Ilorilsou hetself appeared,
'I did not mean to tiouble you or take
up your tlmo' Mis. MclCeo Is always
1 so nood mituied and obliging, and jun
laughs theso questions oil so nicely
ibntwo do not mind coming to her
with them."
I "1 cannot seo how any ono con havo
hU head turned hy cluvullon ton higher
1 'Hire, said At rs. jttrheo. "You only
havo to live lit Washington a very
little tlmo to seo what it Is woith, and
tho tips and' downs of official life. If
my head shows signs of being turned I
hope my fathor will lock, mo up."
Mrs. Ilnrrlson and Mrs. Mckecwhllo
as proud ond fond of tho two McICco
babies as any grandmother nnd mother,
hnvo been not a little annoyed by tho
constant and ridiculous allusions to tlio
President's littlo grandson, who is not
entitled to bo called Baby McKcc.whcn
there is tho little sister younger than
ho. "It is not possible for General
Harrison to think more of his grand
son thnn I do of mine," said a fond
grandfather; "but I'd want to hurt
somo ono If our innocent littlo fellow
hod to be treated so In tho news
papers." Tho President's family arc all people
of common-sense and cannot fall to be
annoyed, and after tho campaign and
elections hnvo passed, it would be only
rational for tho newspapers to get a new
joke. Only ono editor, bo far as known,
lias issued a general order to his staff
that Baby McKcc shall not bo mentioned
except in tho lino of legitimate nows
and happenings, and then, as Mrs. Mc
Kco's oldest child Is Benny McKeo, and
tho baby is Mory McKce, accuracy must
bo respected by tho would-bo funnv
man.
Imagination pictures the Presidential
family as living on the pinnacle of
splendor and luxury.. Any other house
In town almost offers moro real comfort
to its occupants, and thcro aro a hundred
houses where moro art ond luxury aro
found in tho finish and fittings. Tho
family havo no living room or sitting
room thot is privato ond their own savo
the end of tho draughty corridor up
stairs. Tho offices havo absorbed so
much of tho house that only ono bed
chamber can bo set opart for tho guests
whom they may wish to entertain.
Much of tho tablo service Is plated
ware, tho carpets aro often turned and
tho curtains patched. Mrs. narrlson
says anxiously. "If wo can afford new
curtains this year," qulto as If sho were
a housekeeper with a husband on a
slender salary Instead of tho mistress of
tho Whito Houso, that has to bo fur
nished and cared for out of beggarly
appropriations doled out by tho stupid
and stingy legislators of the greatest aud
richest country on earth.
1 ' Huiiam.vh.
- m ' - - in
WISHES OF WOHKN,
TVhnt the Dear Crentnres Would I.llto
to Ho K They Could.
From the Kew TorkEcenlng Sun.
Aro women mercenary? Aro thoy
ambitious? Aro they shut in to a
nnrrower range of ambition and pur
poses than men ? Bead this testimony
nnd discover, if you can. Ten
women somo famous, somo clover,
all women of thought nnd action
were dining on Saturday night. From
tho head of tho tabic started tho ques
tion, "If you could havo ono wish
gt anted but one in all tho world, what
would j'ou wish for ? "
"To he president of a railroad," camo
promptly from tho woman at her right.
"And I would wish for fame," said
the low-voiced woman next.
"And I for plenty of money."
"I should wish to know wliat proto
plasm is," said the little student be
yond. .
"I think," came in tones of soft per
plexity from tlio foot of tho tablo, "I
think if I were to wish for anything, It
would bo a wish to wont something so
much that I would bo glad to'work
hard for it."
And out of tlio necessary quiet that
followed this reply camo tlio voice of
tho next speaker in positive tones: "One
hundred thousand dollars."
"I should liko to bo able to write
something so good that all tho world
would lovo mc," said tho sweet-faced
woman next.
Her neighbor drew a long breath.
''I should wish for health. Given that, I
could havo all these other things," she
said.
"Only one wish? Well, 'a houso
full of hooks ond a garden of flowers,'
which flno sentiment is cribbed from
Andrew Long," quoth her neighbor,
and tho last woman lifted her beauti
ful eyes and said In an earnest tone, "I
hopo you won't feel shocked, but really
I should only wish for total annihila
tion." HOMKS WITUOUT A 1III1MS.
There Are 1,800 of Them In the City
of Columbus.
Fiom tin Columbia, 0., Munich.
The Kev. It. M. Denny is tho agent
of the local branch of the American
Bible Society. He came to tho city
about six years ago, and has spent tho
timo since then in missionary work.
His business is to solicit contributions,
to a fund used for purchasing Bibles'
for thoso not ablo to buy. Yesterday
the blustering weather drove him in
doors, nnd ho dropped into tho court
house. During i talk he said he was
about through with his work In this
city and county. ''How many homes
in Columbus did you find without a
Bible?" was asked.
"Eighteen hundred," was tho rcplv.
"Eighteen hundred? Why, that's
astonishing. If you hod said 500 it
would have looked large."
"It's 11 tcnlble destitution," con
tinued the reverend gentlumau. "We
found oSfl families in tho First and '
Second wards alono which had no
Bible. I was amnsed at one lady. Sho
was certain sho had a Bible about tho
house. It was n pocket Blblo which
her husband had been carrying. Shu
hunted for tho book for quite awhile,
and finally found it. But it proved to
bo an Episcopalian prayer-book. She
felt considerably embarrassed over tho
matter, and her husband joked her a
crcat deal about it, but finally bought a
Bible."
"How many homes did you find out
side of the city without a Blblo ? "
"About .iOO."
"Where do you expect to go to
next?"
"I am not certain whero I shall go.
Allegheny City wants mo to come thoro.
I may come back to Columbus nost
fall."
Cutnvrli Cured.
A clergyman, after years of sufferlug
from that loathsome disease, Catarrh, and
valuly trying every known remedy, at last
found a preseilptlon which completely
cured and saved him from death. Any suf
fcier from this dreadful disease seudlug
a self-addrcsscd stamped envclopo to Pro
fessor J. A. I.awreneo, 88 Warren Btroet,
New York, will receive tho icclpo froo ot
cnaigo,
ChlliU Wants No Australian llnllut.
From tht Philadelphia I.tdgtr.
No Australian ballot system, nor any
other system of booths, boxes or seclu
sion can cure tho forms of cheating and
fraud at olections that arc most In prac
tice theso days. Tho ouo thing need
ful and Indpfeaslbly effective is for tho
voters to chooso honest oud Intelligent
election officers.
Wkm., 1 iiiort.D say Portner'a Vlenu
Cabinet Beer was pure and good, you
lict.
AliukRd Chllilren,
The children's masquerade bill at
1'del's last night under the auspices of
tho Saogerbund was a thoroughly cu
Joyablo occasion. Tho'llttlo oucs had
iho floor to themselves until 10:110
o'clock, when they unmasked, and after
that the giowu people took oail in tho
festivities.
Wit AT 110 lot want hotter to diluU than
Itoberf I'ortucr's N U'uihi Cabinet Beer.
GOSSIP OF THE SPORTS.
NEWS OF THE DALL FIELD, RACEI
TRACK AND PRIZE RING.
ATorneru of the l'layors in tlio Kxlillil
tion Sanson lloilnc nt n Uluu
Soolnl Hilly Valine Meets Joe
Flelden (lenornl Motes,
4
The local team closed tho exhibition
season yestcrdoy by administering n
drubbing to tho Gorhamsto tho tuno of
20 to 2. Tho gamo was an unlntorestlng
one, and was only distinguished by the
hard hitting of tho Wnshlngtons, who
batted as they pleased, and only ceased
making luns when they wcro too tired
to run tho bases.
Tho exhibition season which has just
closed has not proven a very successful
one, except in so far ns it has enabled
tho men to gain somo knowlcdgo of each
other's methods of play and to get a
littlo practlco preliminary to tho harder
work of tho pennant race. Tho weather
has been tho greatest barrier to success,
ond when it was good tho team that was
to ploy against tho local nino was not a
drawing attraction, so that financially
tho season was n failure.
Nevertheless tho records mode by
the local team afford a sufficient index
by which to judge tho nbility of each
ployer. Tho men havo shown them
.Belves to bo extraordinarily strong bat
ters, although batting against pitchers
who were not of their class, and some
of them have mado phenomenal records
in this line. McCoy leads "tho batters
with a record of ,007, but as he only
participated in parts of two games ho is
not the heaviest batter, for Nicholas,
who played in nine gomes, has tho re
markable avcrago of .'101. All tho
men, with tho exception of Maco and
Moloney, aro well over the .300 mark.
Bader Is far and awny tho best run-getter
of the team, but in this respect all
tho men havo done excellently, nnd do
serve all the praise that can bo bestowed
upon them.
Below will be found a table, showing
the-work of icach uion, both at tho bat
and In tho field. These figures are
complied from the official score and
hence ate correct. They will mako In
teresting, and at the samo time surpris
ing reading for those who havo becu dis
posed to belittle the work of tho local
team. They show that the team is an
excellent one, and, while it is too much
to hope that it will achieve any such
record as this in tho championship
games, yet tho fact that it has dono
such clever woik in the past, argues
well for its success in tho future.
1IATTINO AVERAGES.
a3
w 2
3 a
3
12
Under 10 HO
Jordan 10 40
Whistler 10 -IS
Glcnson "O 41
Hill 10 43'
Bird 10 48
O'Brien 9 13
JInce 5 23
Nicholas I) SO
Riddle 7 18
McCoy !2 0
Mnloucy 4 8
Phillips 5 8
35
2J1
00
13
16
15
15
17
17
17
5
12
0
4
.301
.313
,333
.300
.305
.351
.305
.218
.401
.333
.0157
.250
.375
1!)
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10
10
5
8
4
:i
0
3
riELIIINO AVimAOES.
"to
3
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3
Pi
Hi
i w
Ph
Bader 14 1 1 .937 3
Jordan....... II 1 0 1.000 4
Whistler 05 4 3 .971 2
Olcason 5 24 3 .900 O
Hill 20 10 0 .800 2
Bird 10 7 7 .700 0
O'Brien 2J 20 3 .941 1
Mace 0 13 3 .812 2
Nicholas 2S 10 4 .905 1
Riddle 20 7 1 .904 0
McCoy 0 10 1.000 0
Moloney 0 8 1 .888 0
1'blUIps 0 5 0 1.000 1
The championship season begins to
day, and from now until October the
boys will ho hustling at a pretty lively
rnte in order to maintain their position
in the race. The Washington baseball
public is to be congratulated that it has
u team tills season that does not begin
the race, handicapped by tho knowl
edge that it stands" no show whatever
for championship honors or anything
approximating thereto, but, on tho con
trary, wasialmost Inevitable tall-cnders.
Such has been the conditions which
have prevailed for the past four years.
But this season all is changed. Tho
club could not begin it under moro
auspicious circumstances. It is con
nected with a first-class organization
that, while a minor league, is bound
ere mony seasons to be a potent factor
in baseball. It is free from any fight
or opposition, such as prevails against
the National League, and there is at
least an even chance for a fairly suc
cessful financial season. It starts in tho
rnce with a first-class club, one, in fact,
that is as strong ns any in tho Associa
tion. Its chances for the pennant nro
exceedingly bright, and, If it fails to
win it, It will be In tho fight clear to
the finish. The Washington Club
staits out with tho best wishes of all
Ihe lovers of sport in this city, who nro
already reconciled to tho fact that it
is better to bo fighting for tho cham
pionship In n minor association, than
to be tho toil-endcrs in a major one,
losing money and prestige year after
year.
Harry Wright, when asked his
opinion of tho Washington Club after
Thursday's game, said: "You havo a
great club here. I liko them exceed
ingly, nnd if thoy wero in tho Leaguo
they would mako somo of the other
clubs hustle to keep ahead of them.
Thcic arc n number of men on tho team
who promise to develop into first-class
stars. How do thoy compare with the
Phillies? Now, you don't expect mo to
answer that question. It's a great
team, though, and I wouldn't mind
having some of tho men." This is
praisu witli a vengeance from ouo of tho
best judges of ball players In the
country.
McCoy and Kiddle will bo the bat
tery hi to-day's game.
The American Association games
yesterday resulted 09 follows: Athletic,
12; Bochestcr, 0. Columbia, 1; Toledo,
ft. Biooklyn 22; Syr.viro, 21. St.
Louis, 11; Louisville, 8. Other games
were as follows: New York (N. L ),
3; Newark (A. L ), 2. Ten innings.
New Yoik (P. L.), M; Crescent, !).
Baltimore (A. L.), -I; Fniladelpkio (tf.
L.). 0. Hamilton, 0; Hartford, :!.
Boston (N. L.), f; Now Haven, :!.
Dayton, 7: Detroit, 6.
There was somo very lively box
ing nt a meeting of a social club lu
this city on Thursday night, In which
somo very lively passages-at-arms oe
curted between some of the well-
known professionals of this city.
Billy Young aud ono of his pupils
gave n very Interesting exhlbtttou, and
Kddlo Tvno. 11 clever bantam, hod a
ckver set-to w Uli another boer. But
the meeting was conspicuous for show
ing up Joo Fielden'H claims as a lighter
Young went to hint mid asked htm to
put on tho gloves. Flcldon xaid thero
was nothing in II, when somo of the
gentlemen who were connected with
tho club offered to mako up a purso for
ihe two men. Still Flelden U'fuied and
Young very plaluly told him what he
thought of him, ond supplemented his
remarks with a number of adjectives
that would have mado any man with a
grain of sand In him fight right off tho
reel, About the wholo amount of It
Is that Flelden don't wont to flcht and
never did, and if ho ( crdoes get In tho
ling Itwlll ho on a dcu 1 suro thing, such
as he Is tnld to have nposcd to Tony
Slnndard.
Billy Nally wears his honors very
meeKiy since knocking out Jnchlcn at
tlio latter s benefit. "I'd like to get 0
a fight," he said last night, "but
don't think I will bo able to, Flclde
mo latter s benefit. "I'd like to got on
I
'leldcn
don't want to meet 1110. and I don't
know any ono else around here. I
might get on n match with Young, but
I am woy over his weight."
Thero Is going to bo one of the
cleverest excursions go out of this city
on the 21th that has been heard of for
somo time. Bill Norlhcdge, Hoc
Garges and two or three other sporting
men have chartered tho steamer Pilot
Boy for that day, and aro going down
tho river on a shad bake. Tho boat
will lcavo Seventh street wharf at 10
o'clock sharp, and a royal good timo is
I romiscd all who go. Tho novelty of
tho affair ought to bo sufficient to at
tract a largo crowd.
The entries, weights and betting for
to-dny's racing nt Memphis nro:
First race, ii mile Caldwell, 113, $10;
Liberty Boll, 113, $7; Burr Cooper. 110, Vi;
TiODUio Bird, 115; Ascot, 113, and Llnlltngo,
118 (the Held), $8.
Second race, J-mtlo heats Tim Stevens,
00, 23; Skobelofl, 103, $21; Wlmtner, 100,
.24; Jack Cocks, 80, $30; Bcrtliu, 103, $25;
Birthday, 07, f 15; Itoxlmry, 07. $10.
Third race, club stakes, 1 and 1-10
miles Marie K, 101, $50; Joo Walton, 112,
$45; Jtocksey, 118, $45; Bnrucy, 103, $15;
Jess Atmstrong, 104, $12; Virgo il'Or, 100,
$10.
Fourth race, selling, 1 mile Did not fill;
entries closoOa. in.
Fifth race, telling, 3 of a mllo Tudor,
110, $25: Wlmtner, 110, $25; Bonnlo Annie,
102, $10; Armll. 01, $10; flight to 3cvcu,
101, $11; Dare Hancock, 103, $5.
Sixth race, handicap hurdle, 1 and I
mills Eljihln. 150, $10; Catellne, 110; $15;
Wlnslow. 150, $10; llcdelshclm, 120, $2.
J W. U. M .
Advice to mothers.
Mrs. Wltslow's Southing Syrun should
always l)o used for children teething. It
soothes tho child, softens tho gums, allays
all pain, cures wind colic, and It la the best
remedy for diarrhoea. 25c. a bottle.
Do not nuiNK tho muddy hot Potomac
wtcr when you can get such good hcor as
1'ortner's.
eadache
IS a complaint from which many suffer
1 nnd few aro entirely f rco. Its causo
Is indigestion and a sluggish liver, tlio
euro for which la readily found in tho
use of Ayer's Pills.
" I havo found that for sick headache,
caused hy a disordered condition of the
stomach, Ayer's Pills aro tho most re
liable remedy." Samuel C. Hradburn,
Worthington, Mass.
"After tho uso of Ayer's Tills for
many years, in my practlco and family,
I am justified in saying that they aro an
excellent cathaitlo and liver medicine
sustaining nil tho claims inailo for them."
W. A. Wcstfall, M. V V. P. Austin
& N. W. Kallway Co,, Burnet, Texas.
"Ayer's Tills nro tho best mcdlcino
known to me for regulating tho bowels,
and for all diseases caused by a dls
ordered stomach and liver. I suffered
for over three years from headache, in
digestion, and constipation. I had no
nnnetito and was weak nnd nervous
most of tho time. By using three boxes
of Ayer's Pills, and nt tho same timo
dieting myself , I was completely cured."
Philip Lockwood.Topeka, Kansas.
"I was troubled for years with indi
cestlon, constipation, and headache. A
few boxes of Ayer's Pills, used lu small
daily doses, restored mo to health.
Thoy are prompt and effective." W.U.
Strout, Mcadville, Pa. "
Ayer's Pills,
rnirARZD by
Dr. J. C Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Bold by U Drucstst 'P3 Deslers In Utdlclne.
WANTED Iinr.1'.
v-wv v - r - ""
AdverllmntnU under thlt head, fourllneier
tti, 25 centi for one iniertlon; 60 centi for three.
W'TNTEDyA'aDCOLCmEDIAUN
dress, washing and Irnnlnir to do at
homo; references given. Apply 1819 N II av.
WANTED-A WHITE GIItL FOU QEN
eral housework In a small family,
roan, wifo and boy 8 years old; German pre
ferred; to the rlRht party a pleasant home
and good wages assured. Apply at No. 1003
O st n w.
AN ABLE ADVERTISING, INSURANCE,
Safo, Lightning-rod- or Book Agent, or
ltoporter, of great savolr falre, for literary
work. Largo Balary. Wrlto London Hart
ford Pub. Co.. N. Y.
WANIEII- KOOM8.
lAAAAAVWk.iVVWWA
WANTED A TLAINLY-FUItNISIIED
room In tbo northeast part of city
whero there will bo no objection to light
housekeeping. Address D. P. II., this oDico.
l'OR 8ALK MISCKLIiANEOCS.
Adurtleementi under Ml head, four Uiut or
Uts, 25 antt for one InttrlUm, 60 centi for three.
E
IOR BALE-S7.500 B TOl'ILA8 1ST MORT-
Eage Bonds aro onerou ror saie Dy
No. 1148 N. Y. avo.
TJtOR SALE-HORSE AND LAND All-A
C stylish Gray Horso, over 10 bands blgh;
line harness and not much used; Landau
mado by Joyce; aro offered at reasonablo
rates on account of owner leaving tho city.
E. II. COTTREI.L. 1418 N Y. avo.
' I70H SALE S7S-SPECIAL STAR. Bl-INCn,
X silent rachet, 1 nickel, absolutely per
feet condition. Address or apply 223 A st s e.
roil KKNTHOOMS.
Advertisement! tinier thlt head, fourllnetot
lett.Sicentt for one Insertion; OO centi for three,
HANDSOME FURNISHED ROOMS, EN
suite or single, at tho Buckingham, 920
15th Bt n w. overlooking MoPherson Squaro.
Choice table.
F
OR RENT TWO FURNISHED ROOMS,
suitable for gentlemen. No. 003 M st n w.
COl'NTK V KB A ,T. KSTATK.
FOR SALE-ABOUT 17 ACRES ON3D ST
n e extendod, on tho lino of tho Eeking
ton and Soldiers' Homo Rallwav. being a part
ot tbo estate of the late Chief Justlco Chase,
now called "Edgewood;" ogood opportunity
for Investors. For particulars, price, oto..
lnqnlro of CI1APIN BROWN, SiMl stn w,
taff-M
LOST AND rOUNl).
I OST-APRILIO-IRISH SPANI EL. AIIOU V
J J 2 feet high, brown, curlv hair, long oars,
quite fat; answers to namo ot Chief. Howard
($3) If returned to 17(7 II st n w. ap!7,0t
IIO.VIIUINO.
MRS. HINES-"THE ELSMEFtE"-ll03 n
st n Wi now plumbing, new f urnlturo;
20 additional rooms; porsonal attention totlio
tablo; location centi al, near the Arlington
and Wormley's. f27.QJ
vXj XAjXc
1115 1' hlroel. Member of WuslitiiKlon
h'toi'K ILM'Iiuiig-i. All l11Oi.1l xtix'li
mill KectirltleN liouulit ami sold.
COMMISSION i:it Ob' J1KKU3.
t 8. DUNDY. COMMlOPnEEIWFilR ALL
j. States pml Territories, 453 La ave.opp,
uiy uau.
SjckH
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Bl'KCIAT, NOTICK.
I1KMOVAL.
assr
THE WEST END NATIONAL HANK OP
WASHINGTON
Will rcinovo from Us temporary quarters at
10C3 1'cnusylvnnln avenue to Its permanent
offices at tlio corner of Nineteenth utrcot
and Pennsylvania ave. on MONDAY. APRIL
SI, HOC, whero It will lo ready for the tram
action of all hanklngbasfnoss.
VM. It. RILEY,
Pro'ldcnt,
GEO. A. McILHENNY,
Vlco-1'roMucnt,
CHARLES P. WILLIAMS.
apUO 2t Ualilci
RCJ5T-WOODLKY INN,
--5-' 1'ormcrly Washington Inn,
Tcmmllytown Road,
Will open about MAY 1, 1800, for dally and
monthly honrdcrs; also for tbo convenience
of tliono who nro driving.
Lunohoon and suppors served on a mo
ment's notlco.
Driving parties must positively havo cards
of admission. Apply to
JAME8 It. KEBNAN,
aplO.lm Proprietor.
KSST-ROG'IinALE CO OP. HOCIETYOP THE
B DI8T. OF COL.
Mombors of this society aro Informed that
thoncwTrado Cards (and Lists). Improved
and extended, nro now ready for Issuo,
Members will return tho old (groen) card,
with their addross wrltlcn across tho faco,
to any ot IIiobo named below and obtain tho
now on payment of tho proper foo. Thero
being over -1,000 members who should obtain
the new card beforo April 30r.li Instant
promptness is advisable. The old card ii of
no benejlt after Avrll so.
.I.W. HARSHA. Scr.io(nrv.":
006 n st, Cash Room, Treasury Dept, and
at 'OB 15th st, at noon ami at -1 o'clock p. m.
A.T. I.ongloy,prost,800A st n 0, Agr'l Dept.
Smith Thompson, V. P., 18S0 l'nw.A.O.
O..WnrDopt.
L. Vnndcihocf, Ml Fronoh st, Bureau of
Statistics.
K. c. Fawcott, 003 Mass avo 11 0, Itli And.
Offlca.
.1. E. McCahe, 2SM st n c, P. O. Dept.
II. W. Smith, 710 II st B w, J. M. Q. O.
L. F. Hunt, 1310 S st n w, 6th Aud. Ofllco.
L. E. Grlillcy, ',06 L st n w, Reg. Ofllco
Tieasury.
.lohn Morrison. 415 list n w, Pen. Oflloe.
Dr. J01 Jouy, 2418 Pa avo n w, S. G. O.
John Finn, 518 23d st n w, A. O. O.
O. U. Snyer, Surgeon General's Ofllco.
Edward Eaxton, 22511st n 0, Govt. Print
ing Ofllco.
.1. C. Brown, 7th st and It. I. avo (Drue
Store).
I). M. Davis, 1013 10th st n w, Ilti. Eng. and
Printing.
Oliver Dufour. Cashier's Room. City Post-
ofllco.
John H. Jones, 1520 Cth ot n w, Signal Office.
Dr. E. L. Corhln, Second Auditor's Ofllco.
J.M.Andrns, 1510 Columbia st, G. L.O.,
Int. Dept.
J. V. Pngo, 1210 F st n w (Grocer).
V. J. Young, 340 Spruco st, Sty. Dlv. Troasy.
Ecpt
W. H. Womersloy, 1720 II st n w, Ofllco
Rov. Mar., Trcas.
Frank Slbloy, 701 15th st n w, Clgnr Store
Hy ordor ol tho exectlvo commltteo
qpl7.1m J. W. HARSHA, Secretary..
nT'SUPERIOK WOOD-BURNT LUMP
I55 LIME
For building rurposes, for solo by
JAMES II. McGILL.
Dealer In Building Supplies,
apl7 1 w 008 to 014 G st. n. W.
KJ5J IOE ICE. ICE. "
KS? TnE INDEPENDENT
ICE I OMPANY
Proposo to furnish their patrons tbo coming
scasou with tbo
BEST QUALITY OF KENNEBEC ICE,
as usual, at rates as low, If not lower, than
any other city
bOUTH OF BOSTON.
All Information as to prices nnd contracts
will ho cheerfully furnished at the ofllco of
the company, 12th st. nnd Pa. avo. n. w.
YELLOW WAGONS MARKED
INDEPENDENT ICE CO.
ap!4,Ct
IKEtf-TIin WASHINGTON LOAN AND
E' TRUST-COMPANY.
CAPITAL 51,000,COO. TEMPOltARYOFFICES.
iroi r st n w, previous to tho erection of
tho company's building, comer Oth and V
Pts n w.
MONEY LOANED ON COLLATERAL AND
ON REAL ESTATE. Woll secured loans,
guaranteed by tho company, for sale. In
terest paid. Call on or correspond with us
W. B. ROB1SON, Seo. II. II. WARNER, Pros.
DIRECTORS.
Charles B. Bailey, Oeorgo F. Schafer,
James L. Barbour, Thomas Somcrvlllo,
George E. liartol, John A. Swopo.
Richard W. Clay, .7. 8. Swormstodt,
Horace 8. Cummlngs, Hattersloy W. Talbott
J. J. Darlington, Georgo Truesdoll,
John Joy Edeon. B. n. Warner,'
Charles J. Faulkner, A. A. Wilson,
Albert 1 Fox, L. D. Wlno.t
O. C. Green, S. W. Woodward.
William II. Gnrloy, Chas. BonJ. Wilkinson,
John B. Lamer, A. S. Worthington.
fe2r-00
LADIES! LADIES! LADIES!
Mrs. MeCaffertv Is tho onlv hat and
bonnet-framo manufacturer In tho olty. Call
and seo ber new shapes. Bleaching and
firesslng. Straw and feft hats altered to the
atest styles. Orders promptly attended to.
1009 G Btreet n. w.
DR.wniTE,
CHIROPODIST
1416 Fenna. avo., opposite Wlllard'u Hotel.
Thousands from far and near visit Dr. White
for relief from and avoidance of corns, bun
Ions, diseased nails and all other foot
troubles. Hours. 8 a. m. to 0 p.m.; Hun
days. 9 to 12. Established 1801. Fee. II.
K3rWnY NOT HAVE YOUR SniRTS
i-7 mado by ono of tho most colobratod
cutters in America? Prices same as thoso
thlrd-rato cuttors chargo. P. T. HALL, 008 F
st n w.
PEltSONAr..
Advertltementt under thlt head, four llnet or
tea, 2icentifor one Intertlont; 50 centi for three.
'I NSTRUCTIONNDRWaAND
.L Painting, in Water, Oil and Mineral
colors, at reasonable rates. China Tainting
a specialty. Apply 014 18th st. n. w. apU0 3t
NOW IS THE TIME. WE WILL PAY
"big money" for gents' first-class seo-ond-hand
clothing. Address or call at
JUSTH'S OLD STAND. C19 D St. n. w.
FOK SAI.EIlOU.SKS.
Advertisement) under thli head, four llnti or
leu, 85 centi for one tntertlon; 60 centi for thru.
F OR SALEABAtOAllf'lK SOLD AT
once; 2-story and basement brlok houso;
7 rooms and bath; all mod Imps; sltuatod at
No. 438 1 st n w; price 84.300; terms one-third
cash, balanco 1. 3 and 3 yoars. Apoly
to FRANCIS HUFTY. 1301 F st II W. foi7-90
FOR SALE-1N ALEXANDRIA. C ROOM
lramo house, Just finishing; nydrantln
yard; lot 10x115; snug home; price, $500. Ap
ply to ROBERT J. THOMAS, Room No. 2, 013
15th st.
JTtOR SALE-FRAME HOU8K 008 IN 25
1 foot alloy, bet Oth and 10th and G and H
sts a w; 7 rooms; hall on both floors; closota
fronting the Potomao; 15 per cent Invest
ment; lot 341 feet lront by 02 deep, 49 feet
from Oth st. Apply within.
I?01l SALE-TnitEE OF THE CHEAPEST
! bouses In Washington, 100, 108 and 110
11th st u 0; two-story nnd baomont, brown
stono trimmings; 7 rooms and bath: eleotrlo
bells nnd gas: price, $3,500 each, S500 cash
balanco to suit or trade for cood lots.
FOIt KKNT MOUSES.
Adurttiementi under thlt head, fourllneior
lett, 25 centi for one Insertion; 50 centi for three.
170R RENT-UNFURNISnED-
1701RIavenw.l7rsrTT $200 00
1413 Mass ave, 17 rs and stable 200 00
14llKstnw, 13 rs 20000
1022 Vt avo n w. 1U rs 200 00
1011 Conn ave, 15 rs..... 175 00
lltbstox., 15 rs 150 00
liSMstnw, 15 rs 150 00
loco 16th st n w. 11 ra 125 00
lSOHHstnw, 12 rs 113 00
1737Qstnw, 11 rs 10000
1400 L'hapln st n w, 13 rs 100 00
1742 Pstn W.12 rs 100 00
7014 21st nw.l Irs 100 00
ui? vmtn w. 11 rs
i Lafayette Square, 15 rs.
oiHEstu w, lbrs
b333
'170th htnw. strand ilwir. 80 00
5C2E stn w.llrs 75 00
140J Chapin st n w, 12 rs 75 00
817 12th stn w.llrs 04 00
1513 O st 11 w. 11 rs 05 00
942 N Y ave, 10 rs 05 00
915 NY ave, 14 rs 60 00
1101 Nil avo, 10 rs CO 00
102 StouBbton st, 0 rs 55 00
1404 Stonghton st, 9rs 55 00
UOOMoughlonst,'.) rs 55 00
176(1 P st n w. 10 rs 5500
1011Hlggsl'lacc,9lii 5250
Pst, near21st,7rs 50 00
lS0121nt8tnw,8 rs 6000
1140 Ulhst II w. 7 r-s.. 4500
1604Sstll W,0is 45 00
1019 Corcoran st n w, 9 rs 10 00
2032 G st 11 W. 10 rs 40 00
1538 Pierce Place. 9 rs 3100
1!K)9 7th ht n w, btr and dwg 33 00
117IlBtuw,8rs 3500
SttxjQstnw.srs ai33
2804 14th st 11 W.5H 30 00
1028 It 1 avo, 12 ra
OllKstsw, Ors 2.150
'.117 E st w. 0 rs 23 50
siOtb ami M st 11 w (Feb.), 5 rs 20 fO
1354 4) sts w. Ors 1300
The above bouses cms bo examined by per
mit from our oflico only.
THOMAS .7. FISHER CO.,
1321Fit,n. w.
17OH RENT TWO BRAND NEW 8IX-
I. room framo houses, high and dry loca
' I'nn:
near churches and public school In
' Uoloutowu.
Inquiro Of A. UEHHEND, iliU
st n w
FOR SALE!
HOUSES.
3-story and basement 10-room brick
house; all modern Improvements; sltuato
Hccond street, between U and D se.
479 Price, $0,000.
S-story frame house, with largo lot; sltuato
on Sixth street, between 1! and O so.
277 Price, $3,000.
3-story brick house, containing 0 rooms
and bath; etzo of lot, 18x75; sltuato on U
6trcct BW.
403 Price, $0,000.
3-story and back building brick dwelling,
containing 10 rooms; all modern Improve
ments; situate on corner of Ninth and O
streets sw.
483 Price, $3,000.
3-story brick house, 0 rooms and bath;
sltuato on L street, between North Capitol
and First streets nw.
403 Price, $2,550.
3-story brick houso, containing 13 rooms;
nil modern Improvements; sltuato No. 024
K street nw.
428 Price, $10,500.
3-story brick houso, 10 room9; slzo of lot,
2T.xl25; sltuato No. 1423 N st. nw.
231 Prlco, $10,000.
2-6tory and haRcment; brick houso, 7
rooms and bath; sltuato on Now Hampshlru
avenne, bet. L and I sts. nw.
4C9 Price, $0,500.
2-story C-room brick house; sltuato on
Cleveland avc., bet. 12th and 13th, W and
Boundary.
403 Trice, $1,000.
2-story 0-room brick houso, on Wallach
Tlacc.
4S1 Price, $4,300.
2-s'tory 0-room brick houeo; situate on
Wallach Place.
443 Price, $3,100.
3-story brick houso, containing 11 rooms
and bath; and all modern Impiovcmcnts;
situate No. 1220 G st. n. w
450 Trice, $15,000.
Improved property on the north sldo of
G St., wldo front.
444 Price, $35,000.
A largo stable property In a doslrahle lo
cation; now under lease to good tenant,
paying 9 per ccut.
317 Prlco, $23,000.
494 Framo dwolllng, Grant avc., Mount
Pleasant. Trice, $7,000.
I 490 Four alloy houses, containing 4
rooms; each rent for $15 per month, l'rlco,
$0,500.
469 8-room frame house, lot 20x75, on L
bt. se. Trice, $2,000.
497 2-story and cellar brick houso, 9
rooms and bath; situate on Columbia
Heights. Trice, $10,000.
Houses In Alexnnttrln, V11,
3-story brlclc dwelling, 13 rooms, with
ofllco annex and largo sldo lots; sltuato on
cor. Duko and St. Asaph sts.; lot 78xS9.
$5,800.
3-story and back building dwelling, con
taining 13 rooms and bath; lot 70x90; sit
uate No. 014 Trlnco St.
402 Trice, $0,500.
0-story and back building brick house,
containing 13 rooms; situate on southeast
cor. Trlnco and Tatrlck sts.
452 Prlco, $3,500.
4-stoiy brlclc dwelling house, built In tho
most substantial manner, containing 20
rooms; size of lot 52x113.
391 Trice, $0,500.
2-story and back building brick house,
containing 8 rooms, situate on Columbus
et., near Trlnco.
453 Trice, $2,400.
498 3-story brick dwelling nouse, con
taining 10 rooms and all modern Improve
ments; large side yard; sltuato on cor.
Washington and Cameron sts., opposite
Old Christ Church, Alexandria, Va. This
Is the bebt situation In Alexandria. Trice,
$8,000. Terms One-third cash, balanco
ono and two ycar6.
Houses nt rails Clin roll, Vn.
A new cottago. situate only 5 minutes'
walk from Falls Church stations, W. t O.
R. R., Va., containing 0 rooms, bath, pan
try, and trunk room; size of lot, 110x150
feet. Price, $3,100. Terms easy.
Al.RD A new cottago. sltuato onlv 5
minutes' walk from Falls Church station,
W. & O. 11. It., Va., containing, parlor,
dining-room, kitchen, 4 bed-rooms, bath,
servants' room and attic. Trice, $3,500.
Terms easy.
VutHut (jroiiml Xortlicust unit South
euttt.
All ot square 1094 25c
" " 1092 25c
" " South 1093 35c
" " 1030 SOc
11 " 1013 00c
Half of " 1111 23c
4 lots " 1080 30c
5 ' 1095 30c
3 " " 1084 35C
1 " " 1107. 20e
5 " " 1072 35c
1 " ' 1037 371c
4 " " 1003 40e
1 " " 1045 42c
1 " " 1080 50c
1 " " 1038 50c
3 " " 1020 SOc
2 " " 1098 25c
11 " ' 1057 00c
2 " ' 812 SOc
10 " 1039 40c
7 " " 1003 C2Jc
-AND-
WHOLE SQUARES
-IN-
ROSSLYN.
Building Lots in all sections of the City.
FRANCIS HUFTY
Real Estate Broker,
1301 V.Strti t, Wuihluston, O. C.
loST-M
j'ltoiMts.tr.s.
T)l(('POHALS K'llt MIM K I. .NKOt'SHl'i.
J PLIES. Po'lufllco iir ment, W.ni, .
Ingtnn. I). C , April 17, 180O -nn od propo-.iH
will lin rccolvcd at thl Pe'iulrncnt tinf't
SATURDAY, THE17TII DAY OFMAY.1BII0. nt
12 o'clock noon, at wblnh lime and pin.
they will bo opened In thu presonco of bid
tiers or their authorized niruiitn or attorneys
fordoing tlmnec(sry painting In tho Dr
tmrtrr nnt, fur winding and keeping the olorksi
In repair und fm furnishing snoh ooal. wood,
loo, carpet-, chairs, ontion. ulolh (for map
mounting), 1 oop, I'lostt paper. matohes, dnM
ct wlil-k ami torn bnwrns, lek and wale-
Saper biifktts und forum-, nimay bo orJrn-it
nrltigllio flKral year liolnnlng Jnly 1, IWJ,
and ending Juno w 1i0i Ill.Unro nlsolo
vlled for the piinilnno of tho waste napci
from th I'nstufllee Depttrlmont, Money
Order building and Marlnl's Hall and i'oi'
washing tciwrls. Blanks for proposals,
with Btioelflcntlun-' giving detailed statement
of tho requirements to be mot In respect In
each article, anil also tlio otttmatcu quail
titles probably In be required (if each, ami
flvlng full ItiNtrnrtli'tii 111 to tho manner of
lidding and nmlli Litis in bo observed by
bidders, will be furiilihi'd on application to
tbo Superintendent and ' Isburslng Clerk,
I'ostofllco Depuitment. Wellington, D. ("
Tho PostmiiMcr-Omcrnl roscrvMtbo rlghf
to reject any ornll bids, lo walro technical
defects and to accept Kiiy part of any bid
and retort thoothcrpsrt JOHN WAN -MAKEIt.
PostmiHler Oclicral aplO,28.ml,10
PROPOSAIJJ FOR BTATIONERY.-WAH
Department, Washington. 1). C, April
12, 1690. t-calcd proposals, In duplicate, sub
ject to tho nsual conditions will bo received
nt this office until 1 o'clock p. m. THCIts
UAY.MAY ia 18JO. ror lumisntng stationery
for Iho War Department und Its Burcaui lu
Washington, during tho fiscal year ending;
Juno 30, 1S9I Illank forms of rropiali,
showing tho Items and estimated (innntltlo-t
required, together with circular relating
thirolo, will ) furnlihcdon application to
this ofllco. lllds will hu considered on each
Item lepnratcly. bidders Hro notified that,
no award or formal uoeoptanco of any bid
nndcr tills ndvcrtlsemont will bo mado until
Congress makes an appropriation from wbleh
tbo supplies called for can bo purchased.
Proponnls must bo Indorsed on tho outside of
tho envelope, "Proposals for tatloncry,"anil
nddrcseedtoM It TIIOUP, Chief SnprlyDI
Tl'lon pl6.17.18.i9.m7.H
PROPOSALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS sup
plies. War Dcpa rtment, Washington. D.
O., April 12. 1890. Sealed proposnl'.ln ilimil
cite, subject to tho nsnul conditions will bo
tocolved at this ofllco until 1 O'CLOCK P M
MONDAY, MAY 20. 1KW), for lurnlshlng "Mis
cellaneous fcuppllos," consisting or Ilrooms,
Ilruehcs, Soaps, Towel", etc., otc, for tho
War Department nnd Its bureaus In W.11I1
Ington, during tho fiscal yeafondlng Juuo 30,
ltui. Ulnnk forms of 1 roposals, showing tho
Items and estimated quantities required, to
gether with Instruction)) to bidders, will hi
furnished on application tq this ofllco. DIcN
will bo considered on each Itom separately.
Didders are notified that no award or formal
accoi.tancoot any bid under this advertise
ment will bo rraria until emigres makes ait
appropriation from whlohlhosuppllosc.illcil
for can ho purchased. Proposals mtiit bo
endowed on Iho oulsldo of tho envelope,
"Proposals for Mlcollaneous Stippllos," and
nddrcsecd to M. R. THOIIP. Chief Supply 1)1
vision. aplf),17,ie,19,ml9 2
l'Olt SAI,n ANO KI1NT.
TDEAL ESTATE UULLET1N
THOMAS E. WAOOMAN,017I'stieet.
Changes m&de Wednesdays and Saturdays.
3-STORY 11HICK AND FRAME HOUSES FOIt
SALE.
Oth st, bet K and Lstsn w 130,000)
G23 and G25 H st n wjbhand Shonses
roar 2X00O
CISIstnw, bb, ml, 12 rs lQ.COO
1013 10th stn w. toh, ml, 10 rs l.'.oc!)
207G stn w, bb.m 1,10 rs fl.onn
1128 Oth stn w, bb, 0 rs R.000
223 Indiana avo n w. bb, Ors 7.'iOO
1731 19th stn w, bh, Ors 7,500
1229 Mass avo n w, I h,8rs r.'tto
33Istnw,bb, 11 rs 0.VX1
2-STORY BRICK AND FRAME HOUSES TOVt
SALE.
1015 E Cap st.bh.0rs $m)
607 and 509 Va avo and 900 5th st and 2
unimproved lots, so 1,500
210 to 222 13th st and Ky avo, bet S C
nvoandllstso 1,000
321 to 323) Dstsc, f h, Ors J.ono
3020lhst so.bh.O rs..... 3,0V
1418N J nvon w.f b,0 rs 1.00-1
615 11th st s o, bh, 8 rs...... s.w
909 and 911 1st so. f Ii, 5 rs 2,500
Alley bet Oth and 7th, O and E sts S 0,
bh,3rs 1.500
7 Hopo in os e, bh, 4 rs.., ,. 1,000
UNIMPROVED PROPERTY FOR SALE.
Ter foot.
O st, bet 1st and 3d sts 11 w..t S H5
N ecor Va ave and 22dstn w 75
O st, bet 2d and 3d n o ,. LO
S w corfldandLstsn e & 50
B and C. 20th and 21st sts n w 41
Mount Pleasant 10
6th st. bet Va ave and Gftso...., 30'
Cor 13th undEmporia sIs.Drooklaiid. it!
Ilrookland IO
1st st, bet O and P sts s w 10
HOUSES FOR RENT.
Per month.
Two "Maltby." N.J. ave and B st n w..
20271 stn w,22rs $100 00
715Cthstnw, 13 r 10000
8052 P st n w. 13 rs. fur 60 00
1128 12th stn w, 13 rs. .....1 75 00
MCBtnw, 12rs U300
901 21st st n w, 12 rs 40 00
H16Tst n W.7IB 3500
707 E Capst.Ors 33 0(1
120311thstnw.7ts 33 00
1224 H stn 0, Ors 20 00
38 DefreesBtnw, 7rs 13 30
1302 41 EtSW, 6 rs 13 30
215Lstnw.5rs 13 00
1005 Q st n w. 5 rs 13 00
C210M.sw.Brs 13 OO
028MdavoBW,4rs H 00
43-1 lststsw, lira 1.'30
1202 to 1210 Del ave s w, 5 rs 10 31
11 Fat Terrace, s c. 4 rs S 30
nEAL ESTATE INVESTMENT.
Sate as U. B. bonds: 5 per cent,, payable
quarterly; in sums of 81,000.
LOANS.
In sums to suit at 0 per cent.
The above Is only n portion of tbo property
on my books. For full list call at office for
bullous. Issued on the 1st and 13th.
Directory of Lawyers and Law Firms
HAPIlLTARRnJGTON?''
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
505 D streetnorthwebt,
Washington, D. C.
Wobstor Law Building.
Residence, 1218 H street northwest.
w
EBB & WEBB,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS,
406 Fifth Street,
Wasuc-oto.n, D. U.
William B.Webb.
Henry Randall Webb,
John bldney Webb. feb27.dJfci-.tf
WOODBURY WHEELER,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
321 and 323 4 st Cbauncoy Building, near
Louisiana ave., Washington, D. C.
Practices in tho Courts of the District and ot
Prince George's County, Md. fc.7-d&.S,tf
T EON TOBRINER,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
322 Four-and-a-half street n.w.,noar City Hall,
Washington, D. O. fe27-d.SS.tt
"IT S. BERLIN,
ATTORN E Y-AT-L A V.
Room 21.
472-478 LouUlana Avenue J
fc27-d&Btf Washington,!
ST. PHILLIPS. J.-O.ZAC1IRY,
F. D. McKENNEY.
PHILLIPS, ZACnRY & McKENNEY,
Attorneys at Law,
fe27-90 Snn Building. F st
T ALTHEUS JOHNSON,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
fo27-dstt 408 Fifth Strivt
BIOXUY TO LOAN.
S" C. HILL, REAL ESTATE AND LOANS.
, Bargains in all port of tbo city. Life
and Flro Insurance. Corner 8th and Fsts
n w. Lo Droit Building.
"11,1 ONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE OK
JiJL flret-class securities at lowest rates ot
Interest. No delay where security Is good.
O. O. GllEEN,
803 7thst.n.w.
MONEY' TO LOAN ON GOOD SECURITY.
TITLE CO..470Laae.
MONEY,
IN ALL SUMS,
TO LOAN ON HEAL ESTATE SKCUHIl'Y,
AT 5 AND 8 PER CENT.
M. M. PARKER,
1118 Fet.
INSTALLMENT LOANS-WE ARE Au
thorized by the Cnltod Security Lif. 'a
suranco and Trust Company of Phlwdoti
to advance money on Improvad proport
Washington up to 73 per cent, of uotu.il mar
ket value, Willi or without llfo lusuriauo.
Iaans naTable lu monthly or quarterly In
atiillments. running 3, 10, IS or 20 yiMrs . 11
I jS"
M'
ONEY TO LOAN
in rams to tnu
On Approved Real Estate Security .
IB, H. WAKNEU A CO.,
SWVst.B.W.
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