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TILE WASHINGTON CKITIO THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 15, 1890.
GOSSIP OF THE SPOUTS.
NEWS OF THE BALL FIELD, RACE
TRACK AND PRIZE RING.
Wnslilnctnn Wins Again Tho New
nrks AVIil Ito Hero To-IJny The
Clreat llrooklyn llttmllrnp To-Dny,
The Slnrtora ntul Jockeys,
"Washington won Its third gnmo of tho
ferlcs from tlio Wllmlngtons yesterday,
In tlio best ployed game of tho trlo.At
ono stage of tho gnmo It looked very
much as If the visitors might succeed
In winning. They caught tho hang of
McCoy's delivery and batted him out of
the box. Phillips was substituted, and
be succeeded in preventing any moro
inn-gelling, but it was not until tho
latter part of tho game that the local
team was ablo to forgo ahead, which 1
did on Jack Wddlo's clean hit to center,
which scored two men.
Ilader made a remarkablo running
catch in the last innln?, which ended
the game. It looked good for at, least
two, If not three bases, and, had ho not
caught It, the result would havo been
O'Brien was unablo to play, owing to
tho Injury ho received lu tho previous
came, and his position was covered by
Bird, whilo Nicholas went to right
To-day the strong Newark team plays
here, and commences tho last scries on
the homo grounds. Harry Maco, who
was released by tho local club, will
pitch for the visitors, and, judging by
Lis good showing ngainst tho Baltl
mores, will make Sullivan's men do
Eomo lively hustling to secure a vic
tory. Moloney will be pitted against
For somo llmo past tho Washington
managment havo been hunting for eli
gible grounds on, tho other sldo of the
ilvcr on which to play Sunday games,
and it is only a question of a few days
beforo tho negotiations will be settled
and available grounds secured. Tho
new grounds are within a few minutes'
ride of the city and will bo used solely
for tho purpose of playing Sunday ex
hibition games. This wlllbo a decided
novelty In baseball In this city and will
undoubtedly prove successful. Thero
aro so many unemployed persons
on tho Sabbath, who would prefer
to attend a ball eamo than Idlo
their timo away In tho streets that
good crowds can bo counted upon. It
may possibly hurt tho attendance at the
regular c'aines, but that Is a question for
the local manaccment to decide. Sun
day games, jier se, aro not detrimental,
but it is the kind of people who patron
ize them that mako them regarded with
disfavor by many. Whilo thev would
diaw largo crowds still tho policy of the
League in this respect seems to be tho
better, and tho management could well
afford not to play them.
The New York League Club Is play
ing ball In Its old form and seems to
havo about struck its gait at last. The
champions aro now playing in a man
ner to deserve tho palronago of tho
people, and it will not bo long before
they will hate It.
The Brotherhood Is going down. Of
this thero can bor" no doubt. Monday
night ono of tho staunchest adherents
of that organization was in tho city and
in conversation with tho'writcr he said:
"Old man, you were right. I realize
now wo arc being crowded out and arc
going down. 1 hate to admit it, but its
true. Uur attendance Is exaggerated In
tho reports sent out.and altogether every
thing Is not as rosy as it looks." This
was said in confidence, with tho request
that the speaker bo not quoted. In giv
ing it out without his nome no confi
dence Is violated, and It Is done to show
oh what shallow foundation tlio Players'
League rests. There Is nothing In tho
gentleman's- admissions but what was
known weeks ago, and yet It is tho first
open declaration of the waning of the
Biotherhood organization. They may
struggle throueh tho season, but it Is
extremely doubtful, and thero are a
great many people willing to wager
that the month of August will witness
the final dissolution of the Wreckers'
All the racing world today Is on the
qui tire and every eye Is turned towards
Brooklyn where as flno a lot of horses
will start In the great handicap as ever
passed n starter's flag. Tho field Is such
an excellent one that the task of select
ing tho winner seems well nigh impossi
ble owing to tho great diversity of
opinion among racing men. Sir Dixon,
Los Angeles, "Como-to-Taw, Racoland,
Fides, Badge among them will be
found the winner. Thero will bo tons.
of money Invested on Los Angeles to
day and tho Western men will Dtlc their
money on tho daughter of Qlencl; as
long as the book-makers caro to lay
odds. Tho Dwyers dcclaro that Sir
Dixon cannot bo beaten. Badge also
has a large following and whilo'ho has
never proved his ability to go the dis
tance, lts Unlit Impost and pnod riding
by Hnyward ought to bring hiln
out ahead of his field. Fides and
Baceland aro stable companions and
whichever Mr. Belmont declares to
win with will carry the maroon
colors. There seems to bo con
siderable doubt whether llaecland
will start. Kellablo authorities say he
is not as fit as when ho galloped homo a
winner at Sheepshead last year, and tho
stablo Is particularly sweet on Fides.
Coiiie-toTaw is particularly well
thought of. He moves In grand Btyle,
and has improved wonderfully since last
season. A well-known turf writer, In a
special dispatch last night regarding this
horse, said : "Tho objection I.havo heard
most frequently advanced against this
horse's chances to day Is lhat'Day. who,
it Is understood, will rldo him, Is not
powerful enough to hold him together
and thus ensure his doing his best. I
am not at all sure, however, that tho
English jockoy will havo the mount,
mid I should not bo surprised to seo
cither Fitpatiick or Garrison don tho
Hough Brothers' colors at tho finish.
Be this as it may, I am satisfied tlut
the owners and their colored trainer,
Albeit Cooper, firmly beliovo that noth
ing but an accident can rob their horse
of victory. Thero aro two points that
compel mo to adhere to ray selection of
ConiO'to-Taw to win tho Brooklyn
handicap, lie has alreadv covered this
course In faster tlmo than any of tho
hoisesthat will oppose him to-morrow
have ever traveled tho distance. This
is a matter of history.
"I also learned at Gravesend today
from n source which I regard as en
tirely reliablothatComo to-Taw worked
the mile and n-quartcr a few days ago
in faster timo than any of tho others
havo show In their trials. Wo may
leasonably expect that a colt showing
it mill) ami a quarter as a 3-year-old in
2:00 with 120 pounds in tho saddle will,
at -1 years old with four pounds less to
carry, beat 2.08, and that form will bo
cood enough to win to morrow's raco,
'fhls, of course, always supposing that
the hoinu lu question has remained
sound nnd Impiovcd between tho ages
of a nnd 1 to the extent one has a light
"That Como-to-Taw Is thoroughly
found I havo no reason to doubt, and
fiom his general appcaranco ami stylo
of going I am Inclined to believe tiiot
ho will strip to-morrow nt least a llvo
pounds better horsu than bo was the
day ho beat Lougstreet lu tho Brook
wood last Bcason."
Tlio starters will probably bo Raco
land, Sir Dixon, Come to Taw, Badge,
Eric, Fides, Major Dome, Cynosure,
Sorrento, Scadrlft, Castaway II., Cas
sltis, Flood Tide and Vcngcur,
It is Impossible to glvo nn accurnto
list of jockeys. Thero Is do certainty as
to who will ride Sir Dixon, although
Garrison Is generally credited with tho
mount. Hamilton will almo.U certainly
bo on Fides, Hnyward will steer Badge,
Warwick is booked for Krlc, McCarthy
for Flood Tide, Day for Como-to-Taw
nnd Barnes for Los Angeles. Ilcrgon
nnd Fitzpntilck aro pretty sure to bo In
the Saddle, nnd nt least a dozen other
Jockeys nro mentioned ns likely to rldo
ono or the other of tho outsldo division,
If tho track should bo heavy Flood
Tide and Mnjor Domo may mako It
lively for tho others, but at present It
looks very much ns If tho horses would
finish In tlio following order; Badge,
Come to-Taw, Los Angeles.
Jnck Hopper was given a rousing
pood send oil at his benefit last night.
Thcio wcro several Interesting set-tos
nnd tho beneficiary wound up with
A IIAl'l'V UKUNION.
Californium C'elulirnto tlio Duys AVlinn
They Suuzlit lor Cold,
As was announced In Tun Ciutio
yesterday, tho excursion of tho Society
of Cnllfornla Pioneers to Marshall Hall
yesterday was one of the most cnjoynblo
of tho season. The new boat, the
Charles Macaloster, made two trips to
accommodnlo those wishing to partic
ipate in the fcstlvlll"s, During the
nfternoon tho annual meeting of the
society was held and tho old officers re
elected, ns follows: President, Qcorgo
C. Gorhamj secretary, Hallct Kilbourn,
nnd ticasurcr, Joseph C. McKtbbon.
Later In the afternoon the excursion
ists were gioupcd on the lawn in front
f tho house and photographed. Presi
dent Oorham obtained an opportunity
to make a speech concerning the soclctv
nnd Its reunion, and ho kept his hearers
nmuscd for somo timo by his jocular
references to the youthful appearances
of the forty-nlncrs.
Mr. Murray of the Now York Asso
ciation was introduced and made a few
remarks and was followed by Judge
Wright of Tennessee. Colonel 'Ochil
tree also made ono of his felicitous
speeches, and short addresses were
made by General W. W. Belknap, W.
O. Dodge, General Thomas J. Critten
den, Hallct Kilbourn, G. F. Dawson,
General Gibson, Admiral Aliny,
Suigcon-Gcneral Brown, U. S. N.
Among those present were:
George C. Gorhain, Joseph 0. McKlbbcn,
Ballet Kilbourn, II. G. Gibson. .1. 1'. Horu
bacli, J. F. Motlcrc, George V. Cochran,
Jinx Goldsmith, H. G. YVorthlngton, 8. N.
lloyt, A. JI. Kennadny, Daniel Donnelly,
Daltlinore, Mil.; John L. Stein", Baltimore
Mil.; Henry I.ylcs, Francis D. Clark, Now
York; E. P.. Hall, J. D. Daulcn, Samuel
Norincnt, II. Browing, John Kcyworth, V.
II. Dcrupsey. W. II. Olagett, J. v. Boteler,
W. Scott Towers, II. L. Brigs of New
York, Dr. Thomas 0. Hills, James ft.
Howard, John 1). Wright, It. C. Wlntcr
sinlth of Louisville, Ky.; John Uudd, John
V. Corson, Howard S. Ayman, E. S. .Maun
der, Louis F. Clements, A. St. Clair
of Denver, N. K. Wcyand, Frank P.
SchneiTcr of California, F. II. Uuror of
Montana, G. W. -Moss, Jimics 1". Willett,
Hear Admiral John J. Almy, U. S. N.;
George W. Dawson, II. E. Clark, S. W.
Tulloch, Thomas I. MacMauus, Texas;
John Gibson, W. S. Koosc, J. J. Little,
Fred. Weber, Louisville, Ky.; Lewis
Clcphanc, J. C. McGinn, John Crawford,
New Jersey; S. C. Tyler, A. E. Thompson,
jr., Ohio; J. F. Johnson, Thomas Somer-
vme, Jienry a. voic, John v. Wright, jr.,
II. L. Crawford, W. E. McArtbur, The.
Dalles, Oregon; E. M. .Mills, John Miller,
James I.ansburtrb. John L. Voirt. J. Mills
Brown, Snrgeou-General, II. S. N.; General
y. w. nciKiiap, j';. u. .m. iccesc, James T,
Yauglni, Richmond, Yn.; George G. Zch,
H. O. Towles. J. It. Kussfll, II. J.
Giegory, John K. Durding, Baltimoro, Mil.;
John E. McCahu, Baltimore, Mil.; C. W.
Keidel, Baltimore, Md.: J. II. Iteeve,
Colonel B. F. Miller, Isaac C. Mehlcr,
George A. Ncumcyer, T. T. Crittenden,
Ban Dltgo, Cal.; M. J. Wright, 11. A.
Sachett, New York; Joseph Neumann, J,
E. Lane, ltlehard Lambert, San Francisco,
Cal.; William Ciulkshank, James S. Ed
wards, M. A. Leavy, 0. C. Green, John
Paul Jones, Stllsou llutchlns, C. W. Hay
din, Smith Townsend, George T. Keen, 15.
F. Baker, Daniel Coolldge, Frank P. Mad
igan, Louis Schmidt, YV. F. Holton, Wil
liam Ilohnus, John G. Anderson, William
II. Crosby, Robert T. Huston, John E.
Jones, Delaware, Ohio; U. N. Palmer,
Gcorao B. Miller, J. L. Smithmoyer,
Austria; E. L. Johnson, Carl A. Strong
man, Alexandria; Robeit A. Howard, Ar
kansas; D. J. McCarthy, W. C. Dodge,
Harry L. Casson, Baltimore, Md.; Y. II.
Baker, Thomas P. Ochiltree, C. N. Felton,
San Francisco; Frank II. Gordon, Richard
II. Sylvester, 0. C. Kimball, J. L. Smith,
L. Q. Washington, N. L. JciTeries, General
Enos Palmer, U. S. A., Daniel G.Scarles
of California and Plater Green.
A Compllnirutnry lienellt.
Mrs. Senator Davis, and other friends
of the Fcnclbles, havo Interested them
selves In tendering a benefit to that or
ganization and it will take place to
night at the National Bides' Hall. Tho
affair promises to bo a thoroughly so
cial and artistic event, nnd tho proceeds
will be applied to tho expenses of send
ing a drill team to Kansas City to repre
sent this city in a competitive drill to
bo held from June 2 to 0. A number
of Washington's favorites will appear,
including Miss Beitha Lincoln, .Mrs.
Fulalic Domer Uheem, Miss Dexter,
Miss Daisy Moore, Mr. Hcrndon Mor
sell, Professor BIschoff, tho Schubert
Quartette, and Messrs. Alexander
Moshcr, Frank W. Bird, J. Henry Key
ser and 15. Frank Keller.
An Important l'niully Kvent,
Upon the occasion of one of Messrs.
Harrigan und Ilait's early visits to
Washington, they engaged a diminu
tive Washlngtonlan of African descent
to carry the target in tho sketch of "The
Mulligan Guards," they were present
ing nt the time. After ono of tho even
ing performances tho boy called Mr.
Harrigan into the wings nnd said ho
would not be on hand to carry tho tar
get for the morrow's matinee.
"Why not," queried Mr. Harrigan.
"Brudei's gwlue to be hung."
fiom the St, lMul lloneerPien,
The staid, reliable, dusty old Phlla
delphla Ledger says: "What wo laugh
at In tho comic columns aro only old
jokes In new dresses. Tho same Ideas
tickled tho humor of our fathers and
our grandfathers." Beg pardon, but tho
telephone Jokes, tho phonograph 1okes,
the jokes about boodlers mid electric
lighting, tho ico worm and tho dron-a-ntckcl-ln-tho
slot aro all fresh, new-Ialtl
jokes which our grandfathers at least
knew nothing whatever about, ucaco to
their ashes. Ltfo was worth living In
those halcyon days.
Al I. I'AI.n ijulckly jlelds to the Influence
of Salvation Oil. Prlco W rent a bottle.
"A monument will be elected to the dis
coverer of Dr. Hull's Cough Syrup." -.V.
Ilreuk Amy, Stanley,
from the I'hUadetphiu Times.
If Mr. Slnnloy Is bo tired of banquet
ing why doesn't ho break away from
Loudon, and Its nankins? Tho voice
of tho civllled woilil would but ap
plaud him. His duty ended at Zanzi
bar, without his going on and linking n
trash basket of his stomach. Whcro Is
his force of character t Think of the
liillnlto littleness of pills after tho story
nf tho Congo foicsl ! Why doesn't ho
bieak away 1
TiieEcmmi'ion Koaii runs nearer the
circus grounds4uau any other hue,
BEHIND THE SCENES.
MESSRS. BARNUMA BAILEY'S GRAND
In the Glmlltorlnl I)riMlng-lluoms
Ilowllnllot Girls AIT'oct the llcpor
torlnl l'cn ltomn Under Nero
Incidents or tlio Gront Show,
Had Gibbons or Macauloy or any
other of tho Tamous hlstoiians" seen tho
production of Nero at tho circus lost
night they would want to rovlso It. If
onfc wants to study Roman history ho
wants to chum nnd chat with Nero aud
indulgo In small-talk with grave nnd
reverend Senntfirsln their stately togas,
patricians in their gorgeous costumes,
censors In all tho prldo of ofll
clal dignities, mincing courtiers
and stalwait gladiators, and
latt, but, by no means least, tho ox-eyed,
creamy-skinned, midnight-haired, lissome-limbed
darlings who mado tho
Boman life n dream of beauty and a
dnnco forever in tho olden days. You
want to bo crowded by Hctors and
jostled by gladiators nnd havo bowitch
ing glances thrown at you by vestals.
In other words you want to go behind
tho scenes and sec the burning of the
Eternal City from tho rear as a Ciutio
reporter did last night.
All is confusloji. You seo long
vistas of looso canvas and towering
heights of rigid canvas long tables,
which aro piled high with helmets,
spears, shields, bosses nnd bucklers.
Near tho main entrance Is tho dressing
room for tho colored participants.
Magnificently proportioned negroes aro
putting on tbcfr showy opparcl. Fur
ther on is tho dressing-room of tho
ladles, through which tho reportorial
eye may not penetrate, hut through tho
canvas walls como tho murmur of
many voices, and ono sees in silhouette
relief tho forms of the divino belugs
who led to tho fall of Bomo.
Now one is In tho centre of tho stage.
Thero Is a stretch of brown canvas, a
lot of pino frames and somo mysteilous
figures in black. Further on Is a long
pine table, two men arc preparing for
tho dcsttuctlon of Homo. Iron scoops
arc being filled with red flro, which is
taken out of barrels by the spadeful.
Masses of cotton, as big ns beer koss,
nro saturated with alcohol nnd placed
in shallow metal pans. At the extromo
end of tho apptan way aro tho dressing
rooms of tho supernumeraries. All Is
glitter, glaro and movement.
Suddenly tho leader sings out: "Pro
cession form," and the visitor has just
time to retreat to tho side, as tho
ladles of tho ballet begin to pour out of
thcii- dressing-rooms. What a dream
of loveliness was there I Three-fourths
of the ladles aro Spanish or Italian,
and their drapery gives ono a glimn3o
of necks and arms and shoulders which
would havo destroyed St. Anthony's
place in history, had ho witnessed It.
There aro girls with stately, pr petite,
or slender, or, plump, or willowy
forms. There aro girls with brown
eyes, which melt, orbluo eyes, which
dance; with flushing black eyes and
questioning hazel eyes. And tho mau
who watches thanks his stars that the
nineteenth century, or tho North
American climate does not permit of
such girls wearing such bewitching
costumes as these which pass befoio
him in kaleidoscopic display.
Tho first scene progresses and a dozen
men ascend ladders. Suddenly a whis
tle, and brawny arms pull back the
hundred yards of tho first scene. Tho
triumphal procession moves onto tho
stage ready to delight the thousands of
spectators. You aro no longer in pro
saic Washington. You "leap a chasm
of centuries and stand midst by-gono
things." You nro living in tho ilavs
when Homo was at the height of its
splendor and cruelty. Nero, that mag
nificent madman, rules the destiny of
the mistress of tho "world. You look
over the Immortal city seated on
her many hills, and scc.her gardens, her
palaces, and her coliseum. Herdsmen
from the neighboring Campagnn gaze
in rustic astonishment at tho rich dresses
of the patricians. A wrestling match
ensues, and It begins to look bad for the
aristocrats when ono of them throws
back his hood and discloses the features
of Nero. The scene changes, and It Is
fete day In the heart of Rome. Nero's
Irlumphnl procession approaches in tho
distance. It is tho grandest spectacular
display ever a(tempted, and beyond tho
power of pen to describe.
The fete Is proclaimed and the audi
ence Is treated to the gladiatorial com
bats dear to ancient R mic. Then comes
tho dancing, and what dancing! In sea
green, In pinks, in rose lints, in white,
In pearl, in all varieties of costumes
they dance no, thoy do not dance. It
Is but tho floating of summer horn
gossamer; the sinuous movements of
wavelets; the undulations of a roso
twig when the blossoms aro
heavy tho quintcsence of tho
poetry of motion, tho apotheosis
of shapely forms, the rhvthm of bodies
and limbs and nrins. But the revels
draw to an end, and suddenly Rome
begins to blaze. Down goes the cur
tain, with tho Emperor laughing In
fiendish glee, whilo tho spectators come
back to the stern reality of life in
rainy, electric-lighted Washington,
1,800 yeais after tho scenes they havo
But the audience would haTO realised
more from tho magnitude of the enter
prise had they been on tho grounds a
short while beforo and seen tho erec
tion of tho tents, and the other
woik connected with this small
world of pageantry and display. At mid
day only tho big tents which cover
eleven acres of grouud were In position,
and tho hundreds of employes were
scattered over tho placo driving stakes,
unpacking boxes and putting up tho
scenery in tho vast amphitheatre.
When the parado returned to tho
grounds, shoitly after 1 o'clock, the
confusion was doubled. Tho heavy
wagons were wheeled Into placo In tho
menagcilo tent, and tho whole scene
seemed a pandemonium. But order
was quickly brought out of chaos, and
tho performance commenced on
Not tho least entertaining poition mo
tho incidents that occur at tho main en
trance, and when tho doors wcro finally
opened and tho 18,000 peoplo begau to
Hock Into tho tents, ono Had an excel
lent chanco to study human nature.
Thero were mnmmas, with half adocn
little tots, miniature duplicates of thorn
selves. Thero wcro papas, who wero
thero just to please tho children, but
evidently extracting a groat deal
of enjoyment out of tho occasion.
Thero wero school boys and school
girls somo boisterous nnd others 10
served somo acting as If thoy feared to
Hnvo the parcutal hand laid heavily on
their shoulder or hear tho parental voice
demand why they wero not at school.
Thciowas tho young fellow with his
best girl, determined sho should Havo n
good tlmo if it took tho last cent ho
had. It was a veritable human so.i, In
which floated all the peculiarities of
those that go to mako up a great as
bcmblnge. Ono of the most cut lous features of
thociowdwas the wuy In which the
dormant dlshnuesty of tho human
bicnst made itself evident Peoplo who
would scoin to appropriate a cent of
their neighbors' In every-day life
seemed to think they wero perfectly
justified In trying to ovado paying
for a ticket of admission. Families
would buy ono less ticket than tho
number of tho pnity aud unsuccessfully
attempt to evndo tho watchful cyo of
Two girls last night tried to go in
without tickcts'nnd wcro stopped. Thoy
tnlkcd nwhllc, endeavoring to Impress
the doorkeeper thnt their friend "just
ahead," had surrendered their tickots,
but tho llttlo schemo did not work.
Altogether tho ticket-taking business
Is n gient gift, nnd tho mnn who docs It
must needs possess n good tno'mory, nn
especially cool head nnd a temper
thnt refuses to bo milled by
the most exasperating of patrons.
As beforo stated in Tun Crtmc tho
ushers nnd other nttendnnts employed by
Messrs. Bnrnum & Bnlloy nro paragons
Of pntienco nnd politeness, quite cnpablo
of handling tho enormous crowds
that attend aud of making them
comfoitablc. But there nro exceptions,
and In tho selection of somo of
the doorkeepers, tho proprietors
have been most unfortunate. This was
strikingly illustrated last night In tho
assault on Senator L'ustls and In many
petty nets of discourtesy, nnd ovon
brutality. Those who complain of this
ticatment offer to submit tbo proof, nnd
it is n pity thnt tho good namo of
Mcssis. Bainum & Bailey should suffer
1T11AT AILS Till? HLAUIC MAX.
lie linn No I'hlloBophjr n n Ititlo nnd
Lets Ills Troubles Worry Illm,
Out about four miles from Natchez,
says n Detroit Free Press man, I camo
across a colored man who had headed
for town with a jag of wood on a one
mulo wagon. At a narrow spot in tho
load, where tho mud was a footdeop,
Ids old mulo Had given out and the
wagon was stalled. . Tho man sat on a
log by tbo road side, smoking a corn
cob pipe nnd enjoying a sun bath, and
after viewing the situation I asked:
"Well, what bto you going to do?"
"Nuflln', boss," ho answered.
"Going taleavo tho rig right there
until It sinks out of slghtf'
"Oh, she's dun gone down about as
fur as sho kin."
."And yod are In no Hurry?"
"No, snh. I'zo got nil ills week to
get to town."
"Well, you take things pictty cool, I
"Say, boss, jlst sot down heah half
an Hour an' sec do filosophy of do
thing," he answered. "I'zo working a
common-sense plan on dis difficulty.'
I got down and took a scat, and It
wasn't ten minutes before a cotton
team, with four darkies perched on tho
bales, came up from the rear.
"Yo dar what's do rumpus?" de
manded the driver as He checked his
"Dun got stuck fast."
"OH hoi Come along, boys, an' git
dnt ole mewl outer his trubble."
They all got down, each took a wheel,
nnd with a "hcave-o" the wagon was
lifted out of tho mud and was ready to
"See do pintl" queried the owner of
the rig, who hadn't lifted a pound him
self. "I do."
"Dat's wEat alls de black man to-day
han't got no filosophy. Hc-baw, now,
Julius git right up'n bend yore olo
backbone! So long, white man seo
FDN ON T1IK WIRES.
Queer J'eoplo Telegraph-. Operators
Ilate to Ileal With Occasionally,
Telegraph operators with a sense of
tbo ludicrous sometimes find their dull,
every day routlno enlivened by the
amusing messages handed in by their
customers. An operator In a small
Western town, says" the Youth' Com
panion, was sitting alone In his office
when an old lady entered, who Informed
Him that she wished to send n message
to her daughter.
"How much will It C09t?" sho asked.
"Fifty cents for ten words."
"How much for five words?"
"The same. Wo do not send any
messago for less than fifty cents."
"All I want to say is, 'I will come
home to-morrow,' and that will bo tho
same as If thero wero ton words, eh?"
"Well, I may as well have my money's
wuth," she said reflectively. Then
holding up one hand and counting tho
words off on her fingers, she added:
"Johnny cut a tooth yesterday."
"There," she said, "you send that
along, too, to make us even," and with
n comfortablo sense that she had not
been defrauded by the company sho
went on Her way.
The operator was of too sympathetic
a nature to be amused ovor tho distress
of n young man who, three minutes
after tho departuro of the last train for
tho day, rushed up to tho window and
dashed off tho following messago to be
tent to a town sixty miles away, ad
dressed ton Miss Something-or-Othor:
"Havo just missed the train, Must
postpone ceremonv until to-morrow.
Would walk If I" could. Try to bo
To New York In Five Hours,
The quickest train service from Wash
ington to Baltimore, Philadelphia aud Xqw
York Is operated by the B. it O. ft. It. Co.
Pullman Buffet Parlor Carson nil through
Take the Double-Deckers at New York
avenue and Seventh street for tho circus.
DeiioBS, Bilious oi Congestive Farms,
h. R. BROWN, M. I).,
23 Wost Jorsoy st
Elizabeth, N. J Juno S3, 1S30.
rhls Is to certify that I havo used for noma
months with much satisfaction, tho combina
tion of remoJIcs, for llcailucho, known as
Urlgss" Headaelio Trochos. Tho remedy
euros moro hoadachos, ospoelally such as af
fect Norvous Women, than anything I am
acquainted with, and it this certificate will
bo tho means of bringing It to tho favorable
attention 'of sufferers from that trouble, I
shall fuel that I havo done thorn a sorvlco.
U. a. BUOWN.
PRICE, 25 CENTS.
ill Druggists or sont by Mall
colpt of Prlco.
Sold by all Druggists or sont by Mall on Ito
colpt of Prlco.
BRIGGS' MEDICINE CO.,
.KLIZAIlETn, N. J.
(Successor to Henry Loo's Sons),
3B FENN. AVENUE N. W
Branch offlce, 498 Maryland are. s. w.
V not remedied ii season, 19 HablO to
1 become habitual und chronic. Dras
tic purgatives, by weakening tho bowels,
conllrin, rnlhcr than into, tho evil.
Aycr's Pills, being mild, effective, nnd
strengthening In tholr notion, nro goner
nlly rceommonded by tho faculty ns tho
best of aperients,
"Hnvlng been subject, for yenrs, to
constipation, without being able to llnd
much relief, I nt last tried Aycr's Pills.
I deem It both a duty nnd n plrnsuro
to testify thnt I hnvo derived great bcn
efit from their use. For over two yenrs
past I hnvo tnken ono of theso pills
every night boforo retiring. I would not
willingly bo without them." (1. W.
Dowinau, 20 East Mnlu St., Cnrllslo, Va.
"I hnvo been taking Aycr's Tills nnd
using them in my family idnco 1857, nnd
cheerfully rccommond them to all In
iietil of a snfo but effectual cathartic."
John M. Hoggs, Louisville, Ky.
"For eight years I wns afflicted with
constipation, which nt last became so
bad that tho doctors could do no moro
for mo. Then I began to take Aycr'a
Pills, and soon tho bowels recovered
their natural and regular notion, so that
now I nm in oxccllont health. a. u,
Loughbridge, Bryan, Texas.
" Ilnvlng used Aycr'B Pills, with good
results, I fully Indorse them for tho pur
poses for which they nro recommended."
T. Conncrs, J.I. V., Centro Bridge, Pa.
Dr. J. C. Aycr & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Bold by alt DruccliU and Dealers in Medklno.
B35T-II0 FOIl THE ClltCUSl T.VKK
S3 tho Klectrlo Cars nt New York
nvcnuo and Seventh street for tho circus.
Tor building pnrnoos, for salo by
.lA.Mtb II. .MCUlbLi,
Dealer in Building Supplies,
DOS to Oil O st. n. w.
OFFICE OF THE COLLECTOR OF
taxes. District of Columbia. Wash
ington, May 1, 1800. Tbo attention of taxpayers
is called to tho tax levied for tbo yoar ending
,luno30, 1800, on real and personal property.
Tho second half of such tax, where not pro-
louslr paid , will becomo duo and payable on
tho first day of May, and if not paid before tho
first day of Juno, ensuing, shall thereupon
bo In arrears and delinquent, and a penalty
of two per centum upon tho amount thereof
shall bo added, and tbo samo. with other
taxes uuo ami m arrears, win do ustou lor
advertisement and tax Bala In the manner
prescrlbod by oxlsting law. By order of tho
Commissioners of tho District of Columbia.
Attest: E. G. DAVIS, Collector of Taxc. Dls
trlct of Columbia. myl-iiart
Formerly Washington Inn.
Will open about MAY 1. 1890, for dallv and
monthly boarders; also for tho convonlonco
of tho9o who are driving.
Luncheon and suppers served on a mo
Driving parties must positively have cards
of admission. Apply to
JAMES It. KEENAN,
frnOCHDALE COOP. SOCIETY OF THE
VS DIST. OF COL.
Members of this society aro Informed tint
tho new Trade Cards (and Lists), Improved
and extended, nro now ready for issue.
SIcmbers will return tho old (green) card,
with tholr address written acrois tho faco,
to any of thoso named bolow and obtain tbo
now on payment of tho proper feo. Thero
being over -1,000 members who should obtain
tho new card beforo April SOth Instant
promptness is advisable. The old card It of
no benefit qfter April 30.
.T. W. HAItsnA. Socrotavy.
005 n st. Cash Room, Treasury Dopt, and
nt 705 15th st, at noon and at 4 o'clock p. in.
A.T. Longlcy.prest.SOBA stn c, Agr'l Dept.
Smith Thompson, V. P., 1829 V n w, A. G,
O., War Dept.
L. Vanderhoef, 031 French st, Bureau of
K. C. Fawcctt, C03 Mass avo n o, 1th Aud.
T. E. McCabe, 223d st n 0, P. O. Dopt.
II. W. Smith, 710 11 st s w, I. M. G. O.
I.. I". Hunt, 1310 S st n w, Cth Aud. Office
L. E. Gridley, 700 L st n w, Reg. Ottlco
John Morrison. 4)5 R st n w. Ten. Office.
Dr. Jos Jouy. 221H Pa avo n w. S. G. O.
John Finn, 518 23d st n w, A. O, O.
C. B. Saycr, Surgeon General's Office.
EdwnrdSaxton,2Jjnst n o, Govt. Print
J. C. Brown, 7th st and R. I. avo (Drug
D. M.Davis, 1013 10th st n w, Bn. Eng. and
Oliver Dufour, Cashier's Room, City Post
office. John IT. Jones, 1520 Oth nt n w. Signal Office
Dr. E. L. Corbln. Socond Auditor's OtUoo.
J.ai.Andrus, 1510 Columbia st, G, L. 0
J. K. rage, 1210 F st n w (Grocer).
F. J. Young, 340 Sprucost, Sty. Dlv. Trcasy.
W. It. Womersley, 1720 n st n w, Offlco
Rov. Mar., Treas:
Frank Sibley, 705 15th st n w, Cigar Store,
By ordor of tho oxectivo commlttoo
apir.lm J. W. HARsn.V. Secretary.
CAPITAL $1,000,000. TEMPORARY OFFICES.
1001 F st n w, provlous to tho erection of
the company's building, corner Oth and F
sts n w.
JIONKY LOANED ON COLLATERAL AND
ON REAL ESTATE. Well securod loans,
guaranteed by tho company, for salo. In
terest paid. Call on or correspond with us
W. B. ROBISON, Seo. B. II. WARNER, Frcs.
Charles II. Bailey, Gcorgo F. Schafer,
James L. Barbour, Thomas Somervlllo,
George E. Bartol, John A. Swops.
Richard W. Clay, J. 8. Swormstedt,
Horace 8. Cummlngs, Hattersloy W. Tnlbott
J. J. Darlington, George Truesdolt,
John Joy Edeon, B. II. Warner,
Charles J.Faulkner, A.A.Wilson,
Albert F. Fox, L. I). Wine,
O. C. Green, S. W. Woodward,
William B. Gurloy, Chas. BenJ. Wilkinson,
John B. Lamer, A. S. Worthlngton.
B33T-LADIES! LADIES! LADIESI
Mrs. McCafforty Is tho only hat and
bODnet-frame manufacturer in the city. Call
and see ber new shapes. Bleaching and
pressing. Straw and felt hats altorod to the
latest styles. Orders promptly attended to.
1009 Q street n. w.
1416 Penna. ave., opposlto Willard's notol.
Thousands from far and near visit Dr. White
for relief from and avoidance of oorns, bun
Ions, diseased nails and all other foot
troubles. Hours. 8 a. m. to 8 p. m.; Sun
days, 9 to 12. Established 1801. Fee, tl.
i5&T"wnY "not iiave your shirts
"5S made by ono of the most celebrated
cutters In Amerloaf Prices samo as those
thlrd-rato cuttors charge. P. T. HALL, 908 F
st n w.
HE NORWOOD INSTITUTE.
hxtract from a private letter:
"In reply to your requost for my advlco as
to a good hcbool for your daughter, I can
with conftdouco recommond Mr. and Mrs,
Cabell's Norwood Institute, In Washington,
I). C. Tbo standard of scholarship thero Is
high, the Instruction thorough and the Influ
ences good. L. y. C. LiMATi,
Justice U. 8. Supreme Court."
The school opens Bopt.30. an28-dstt
FOK SAI.K MISOKI.I.ANIIOUS.
Advertisements under Ms luad, four lints or
less, 23 cents for one insertion; 50 cents for three,
IjTOR SALE- 87,500 BATOl'ILAS 1ST MOKT
' gage Bonds aro offered for hale by
E. 11 COTTItELL,
No. 11I3N.Y. nvo,
T?OH SALE-HOUSE AND LANDAU-A
; stylish Gray Horso, over 10 hands high;
flno harnoss and not muuh used; Landuu
mado by Joyce: era offered at reasonable
rates on account of owner lowing tbo city.
E. II. COTTItELL. 1118 N Y. avo.
T7H)R SAI.E-J75-SPECIAL STAR, 51-INCH,
,l: Biieni racuei,
t nickel, absolutely por
Address or apply 223 A st s e.
roil iu:nt ROOMS.
Advertisements under Ms head, four lines or
less, 25 cents for one insertion: 50 cents for three,
HANDSOME FURNISHED ROOMS, EN
suite or single, at tlio Buoklnghum, 9J0
15th st u w, overlooking Mul'borson Square,
RENT-TWO FURNISHED ROOMS,
V suitable for gentlemen
COMMISSIONER OF DKiiDS.'
CH. DUNDY, COM'R OF DEEDS FOR ALL
. States and Territories, 458 La. ve opp.
Ailvcrtlmnfnti under Mi head, four Urns or
ttf, 25 tents for one Initrtlon; SO cents for liree,
WANTED-A LADY WCONFKCTIONEKV
Store. Inqulrn to-day, between o nnd
'. o'clock p in, at (SO 0 st n vr.
WANTBD-I1Y A GOOD COt.ORni) t,UN
dress, washing nnd Ironing to do nt
homo; references given. Apply 1810 N II nv.
WASTED-A WIHTK GIItL FOIl GEN
crnl housework In a small family,
man, wife nnd boy 8 years old: Gorman pro
forral; to tbo right party a ploaiant homo
mid good wages assured. Apply at No. 1003
AN AIJLT! ADVKHT18ING, IN3U11A.NCK,
Sato, Lightning-rod-or Book Agont, or
Heportor, of great savolr falro, for literary
work. Lnrgo salary. Write London & Hart
ford Tub. Co., N. Y.
W" ANTED -X' " PLAINLY-FUitmSIinD
room In tho northcnit part of city
whcro there will bo no objection to light
housekeeping. AddroisD. P. II., tliUoftlcp.
Advertisements under IMS head, four lines or
lets, 25 cents for one insertion; 50 cents for three,
A FEW DESIRABLE ROOMS, WITH
steam power, good olovator eervlco and first
class JnnltOrshlp, In tho TOST BUILDING,
for rent at low rates to first-class tenants.
Apply to ST1LSON I1UTC11INS, 911 I'O't
Building, or FRANK MAOUIRE, Superin
Advertisements under this head, four lines or
lets, QScentsfor on Insertions; 60 cents for three,
1 HARD, 01!) G st. n. w. onico hours 0 n.
m. till 8 p. m. niH4t
NOW IS THE TIME. WE WILL TAY
"big money" for gonts' first-class second-hand
clothing. Addross or call at
JUST1PS OLD STAND. C10 11 st. n. w.
FOlt SAI.K HOUSIM.
Adrertlsetnents under this head, four lines or
less, X cents for one insertion; 50 cents for thru,
riO YOU WANT TO BUY A VERY GOOD
' housoatavcry low price t If so, call
on tho undersigned and you can got a thor
oughly well built bonso nt a groat bargain;
houso is in between a house on tho cast of it
which Is held nt $7,0o0nml a houso on tho
wost of it which Is held at $5,000. I will soil
this house for $4,ooo spot cash, rs iowncr
wishes to Invest tbo monny in a different di
rection. JOHN B. WIGHT, 1408J G St.
I7IOR SALE-A BARGAIN IF SOLD AT
once; 8-story ami baRcmcnt brick houso;
7 rooms and bath; all mod Imps; situated at
No. 430 1 st n w: prlco 81.300: terms ono-thlrd
cash, balanco l, 3 nnd 3 years. Apply
to FRANCIS HUFTY, 1301 F st 11 W. fc.V-OO
FR SALE-IN ALEXANDRIA. CROOM
frame house, Just finishing; nydrantin
yard; lot 10x115; snug homo; prlco, $800. Ap
ply to ROBERT J. THOMAS, Room No. 2, 013
EOR SALE FRAME HOUSE 000 IN 25
foot alley, bet Oth and 10th and G nnd H
sts s w; 7 rooms; ball on both floors; olosots
fronting tho Potomao; 15 per cent invest
ment; lot 341 feet front by 02J deop, 49 feet
from Oth st. Apply within.
IJIOR SALE-TnREE OF THE CHEAPEST
: houses in Washington, 100, 108 and 110
11th st n o; two-story and basement, brown
stone trimmings; 7 rooms and bath; electric
bells and gas; price, $3,500 each, $500 cash
balanco to snlt or trado for cood lots.
Adiertttements under this head, four lines or
less, 25 cents for one insertion: 60 cents for three.
1701 R I avo n w.l7rs $200 00
1413 Mass avo, rrrs anusiauio aju uu
1411Kstnw. 13rs 200 00
1011 Conn ave, 15 rs 175 00
14th st ex., 15 rs 159 00
1228Mstnw, 15 rs 150 00
lOOOlCthstnw.llrs 125 00
ISOSUstnw, 12 rs 115 00
1737 (1 st n w. 11 rs 100 00
1400 Chapln st n w, 13 rs 100 00
1742 Pstn w,12 rs.
VCM 21st n tt.M rs..
2 Lafayette Square, 15 r
CIS E st n w, 15 rs ,.
1402 Chapln stnw, 12 rs 75 00
-I1'..-nniyer l-ince, wrs u, uu
1513 O st n w, 11 rs 01 00
042 N Y avo, 10 rs cs oo
fllSNYave, 14 rs CO 00
HOlNHavc.lO rs oo oo
1404Stoughtonst,9rs M 00
HC0Stoughtonst,9 rs 55 00
1750 P st n w, 10 rs 55 00
1011 lllggs Place. 0 rs 52 50
1419 20th stnw. 9 rs 50 00
Pst, near 21st, 7 rs 50 00
150121st stnw, 8 rs 50 oo
114017thstn w,7 rs 4100
100715th stnw. 9 rs 40 00
2032Gstn W.lOrs 40 00
.1019 Corcoran stn w. Ors 37 50
1009 7th st n w, str and dwg i 35 00
117Hstnw,8rs 33 00
2900Qstnw,2rs 33 33
1215N Yavon w,5rs 30 00
1014 20th stnw, Ors 23 00
OlSEstSW.Gl'S ..., 23 50
917 Estsw.Crs 23 50
1354 41 sts w. Ors.., 18 00
Tho above houses can bo examined by por
mltfrom our oflico only.
THOMAS J. FISHER & CO.,
1321 F st. n. w.
I7IOR RENT TWO BRAND NEW 8IX
? room frame houses, high and dry loca
tion; near churches and publto school In
Unlontown. Inquire of A.BEUREND.438H
FOll SALK AND ItKNT.
THOMAS E. WAGGAMAN, 917 F street.
Changes mado Wednesdays and Saturdays.
3-STORY BRICK AND FRAME HOUSES FOR
Oth st, bet K and L stsn w $30,000
CIS I st 11 w, bh, ml, 12 rs 10,000
1013 10th st n w, b h, m 1, 10 rs 12,000
207 G stnw, bh,ml,10rs 8,000
1128 Oth stnw, bb, 9 rs 8.000
223 Indiana avo n w.bh.Ors 7.500
1731 19th st n w, b h. 9 rs 7.500
1229 Mass ave n w, f h, 8 rs 7,350
38 1 st u w, b h, 11 rs G.500
6050th stn w. bh.8 rs 4,750
2-STORY BRICK AND FRAME HOUSES FOR
2210 to 2234 Boundary st n w, b b. 4 rs., $10,000
2024 to 20-12 Boundary stn w, bb,4rs.. 15.700
2211 to 222!) 10th st n w, b h, 5 rs 13.000
1733 to 1743 E stnw. Ors 0,000
701 to 709 Farragut st n w. h h. 5 rs 9.000
1232 1 M. 11 w. f b. 5 rs 8,000
&18 to 341 Jackson Hall alley n w, b ).. 0,250
1 to 0 alley bet 12th and 13th, M nnd N
stsn w 6.0CO
1139 to 11511 23dstn w.f h.4rs 6.000
OOLstnw, bh,ral,7rs .'l.JOO
UNIMPROVED PROPERTY FOR SALE.
Part lot 5, K st. but 10th and 17th stsn w SI.50
I, st, bet 15th and 10th stsn w 3 00
l st, bet 15th and lOthstsn w 2 75
21th nt, bet I, and M sts 11 w 1 50
19th st, bet E and F stsn w 125
pnnbai ton live und Dealt st, 30th and 31st
stsn w 1 25
30lh st, bet N and O sts 11 w 1 25
o st, bet 1st and 3d stsn w b5
N e cor Va ave and 22dtn w 75
,7thst above Giant avo 11 w 50
HOUSES FOR RENT.
1711 ISthstnw.lOrs 555 CO
13111 Coicoran stow, 11 rs 40 00
U0121stst nw, 1,'rs 40 00
1203 11th stn w. Ors 3ii;03
1105 N Haven w, Ors 3)00
UlGTst 11 w,7rs I S3 00
Upper pat 1 1408 P st n w, 7 rs 30 00
M5 22dstn w. 9 rs 30 00
1017 5th stnw, 8 rs 3000
513 E stn w, 7rs 2.) 00
142 C si no, 7 rs 20 00
1S2I Hstne.On moo
007Nstn w.7 rs 2000
STORES, OFFICES, ETC.
Hull, 2d lloor, 419 12th stnw S50 fW
Strand dwg 13.11 Md avo 11 0,8 rs 27 50
4ivs La uvo, Ut floor, 2 front rs 30 00
Str nnd dwg 12101) sts w,7rs 25 00
Store 41110 stnw, 2 rs 20 so
Moie4il (1 stn w,2rs 15 20
htoreroom 15tl M st n w 15 00
Hall, 1300 41st sw WOO
Morci 00m ill L st s o 8 00
In sums to suit at 0 per cent.
The abo e Is only a portion of tho propel ty
on my books. For full list call at oflico for
hullolln. Issued on the 1st and 15th
COUNTRY KliAI, ;STAT.
I7HIH 8ALr- uiouT 17 ACRKS ON II) sT
n e extended, on tho lino of the Eokiug
toll and Soldiers' Home Railway, being a part
ot tlio estate of the lato Chief Justice I'lmso,
now called "Edgowood;" a good opportunity
for Investors. For particulars, prlco, oto..
luqulieufCHAPlN BROWN. 123 41 st 11 w.
MRS. RINES -'TH BKrSltK"i7o3 II
st n w; now plumbing, new furniture:
20 additional rooms; personal attention to the
table; location central, noar the Arlington
nnd Worjnloy'B. lei, -90
8-story nnd basement 10-room brick
house-, all modern Improvements; situate
Second street, between U and D so.
479 Prlco, $0,000.
2-story frame house,wlth largo lot", sltuato
on Sixth street, between B nnd O so.
277 Price, $3,000.
3-6torv brick bouse, contalnlntr 0 rooms
and bath; size of lot, 18x75; situate ou U
40S Price, $0,000.
5)-story nnd back building brick dwelling,
containing 10 rooms; nil modern Improve
ments; sltunto on corner of Ninth aud C
4S2 Price, $9,000.
2-story brick house, 0 rooms aud bath:
situate on I, street, between North Capitol
and First streets nw.
403 Price, $2,550.
8-story brick house, containing 12 rooms;
nil modern Improvements; situate No. 021
K street nw.
423 Price, $10,r,00,
3-story brick house, 10 rooms; size of lot,
23x125; situate No, 1-122 N st, nw.
2S1 r Trice, $10,000.
2-story nnd 'basement; brick houso, 7
rooms and bath; sltuato on Now Hampshire
avenue, bet. L and M sts. nw.
409 Price, $0,500.
2-story 0-rootn brick house; Bltuato on
Cleveland ave, bet. 12th and 13th, W and
405 Price, $1,000.
2-story 0-room brick house, on Wnllach
4S1 Prlco, $4,800.
2-Btory 0-room brick house; sltuato on
412 Price, $",100.
3-story brick houso, containing 11 rooms
and bath; and nil modern Improvements;
situate No. 1220 O st. n. w
450 Price, $15,000.
Improved property on tho north side of
O st., wide front.
444 Prlco, $35,000.
A largo stablo property In a desirable lo
cation; now under lease to good tenant,
nayinir 9 per cent.
317" Price, $29,000.
494 Frame dwelling, Grant ave, Mount
Pleasant. Price, $7,000.
1 1 400 Four alloy houses, containing 4
rooms; each rent for $15 per month. Prlco,
489 8-room framo houso, lot 20x75, on L
it. bc. Price, $2,000.
497 2-story and cellar brick houso, 9
rooms and bath; situate on Columbia
Heights. Price, $10,000.
Houses In Aloxnndrln, V11,
S-story brlcfc awclllnc;, 13 rooms, with
oflico annex and large sldo lots; sltuato on
cor. Duko and St. Asaph sts.; lot 7SxS9.
3-story and back building dwelling, con
taining 12 rooms and bath; lot 70x00; slt
uato No. 014 Princo st.
402 Prlco, $0,500.
3-6tory and back building brick houso,
containing 13 rooms; situate on southeast
cor. Princo and Patrick sts.
452 Price, $3,500.
4-story brick dwelling house, Iiuflt In tho
most substantial manner, containing 20
rooms; slzo of lot 52x112.
391 Price, $0,500.
2-story and hack building brick house,
containing S rooms, sltuato on Columbus
st near Prince
483 Price, $2,400.
403 3-story brick dwelling nouso, con
taining 10 rooms and all modern improve
ments; large sldo yard; sltuato on cor.
Washington and Cameron sts,, opposlto
Old Christ Church, Alexandria, Va. This
is the bctt situation in Alexandria. Price,
$8,000. Terms One-third cash, balanco
ono and two years.
Houses nt Falls Church, V11,
A new cottago, 6ituate only 5 minutes'
walk from Falls Church stations, W. & O.
R. It., Va., containing 0 rooms, bath, pan
try, and trunk room; slzo of lot, 110x150
feel. Price, $3,100. Terms easy.
ALHO A now cottage, sltuato only 5
minutes' walk from Falls Church station,
W. ii O. R. It., Va., containing, parlor,
dining-room, kitchen, 4 bed-rooms, bath,
servants' room ana attic, rnco, j,ow.
Tavniit Ground Nortlicust unci South
east. All of square 1004 25c
' 1092 25c
" " Bouth 1092 arc
" " 1030.; 80c
' " 1013 90c
Half of " 1111 23c
4 lots " 10S0 30c
5 " 10U5 30c
3 " " 1084 35c
1 " " 1107. 20c
5 ' " 1072 &-c
1 " " 1027 371c
4 " " 1005 40c
1 " " 1045 42c
1 " ' 1080 50c
1 " 1038 50c
3 " 1020 50c
2 " 1098 25c
11 " 1057 00c
2 ' ' 812 80c
10 " 1059 40c
7" " 1003 021c
Building Lots In all sections of the City,
Real Estate Broker,
"ITEKKS A CO., Auctioneers.
TRUSTEE'S SALE oFlMrROM:n Id
ESTATE ON NICHOLS AVE-.' ' N
cwriA, . O.
By virtue of a deed of trust.. hi' . r
1WH, nnd recorded In Ilbw 1317 1 h
rt'ci ,of tho land records of tin i"
calumbln, I will soil at rnill, u
front of tho promise, on T1IUHS.''
15111 DAY OF MAY, 1850, at 5 o'i ' ,.
pntt of lot twenty-two, in sorfloi rev
Knmnel V. Pomeroy et at suMlu 1
Kairy Farm, In Anncostla, I), r. He .'inn n
for the mmo al tho sonthwosl corner r s 1 1
lot on Nichols avonuo and running 11 mi
forty feot; thenco onst one hnnilrr 1 un 1
olghtytwo feet sit inches; tin n e si.ii''i
forty foet! ibcnce wot 0110 luindnd and
eight j-two feet six Inches, to tbo pln c '
ginning. Improved by a one story fmmes
bulldiiig sultnblo for a "tore
Tctins of sale; 1350 cash, balanco In foil'
eight and twelve months, notes to bear int-i
est Irom tiny of salo and to bo secured by
deed of trust on premises sold or nil r tsli nt
option of purchaser. S100 down at tlmo r
sale Conveyancing, etc., nt purchaser 1
cost. If terms aro not romplled with In seven
days tho property will bo resold at risk and
cost of tlio defaulting purchaser,
ANDREW It. BROWN
mr5 220.127.116.11.15 Trustee
PROPOSALS FOiTwASHlNU TOWEf S
J. War Department. Supply Division, May
7, IBM), Scaled proposals in duplicate sub
Jcct to tho usual conditions, will bo receive I
nt this oflico until 12 o'clock noon HATl'R
DAY. JUNE 7. 1890. for Wathlng Towels for
useoflhoWnr Department and Its buie.1114
during tho fiscal year ending Juno 30, 1K9I.
Proposals should state tbo prlco pordo7eti
Blank forms nf proposals nnd Information
will bo furnlihod on application to till
oflico, Tho Government lesrrves the right
to reject nny nnd all bids. Bidders si i no
tilled thst no award or formal accoptnnco
of any bid under this niUcrtlscmcutwll! bo
mndo until Congress makes an appropriation
from which the services called for ran bo
paid. Bids must bo Inclosed In sealed en -slopes
Indorsed on tho outsldo "Proposal-?
for Washing Towles," nnd nddrcsscd to tlio
undersigned. M. It. THORP, Chief. Supply
PROPOSALS I'OR FUEL -WAR DEPART
inent, Supply Division, May 7, 1sdo -Pealed
proposals, In duplicate, subject to tlio
usual conditions, will bo received nt this
oflico. until 12 o'clock, noon, SATURDAY.
JUNE 7, 1890, forfurnlthlng tho War Depart
menl with such quantltlos of Wood nnd Coat
ns may bo required In tho fiscal yoar ending
Juno 30, 1891. Proposals will boiocclved for
tho whole or any part of tho fuel required.
Tho fuel (Coal nnd Wood) to bo dellrercd at
tbo Wnr Department Bureaus or Offices In
Washington for which requh cd by tbo parties
to whom tho contract for contracts) may bo
nwarded. In such quantities and at such times
as tho convenience of tbo Department may
require. The Government resorves tho right
to 1 eject any and all bids. Fuel for the State,
War and Navy Department Building Is not
Included In this advertisement. Spocillca
tlons. gcncrnl Instructions to bidders, and
blank forms of proposals will bo furnished
to established dealers on application to till
office Bidders aro notified that no award
or formal acccptnnco of any bid under this
advertisement will bo mado until Congress
mokes nn appropriation fiom which the fuel
called for can bo purchased. Bids must bo
enclosed in sealed envelopes and Indorsed
on the outsldo "Proposals for Fuel," and nd
dressed to tho undersigned. M It THORP,
Chief hupply Division. mH,15,tO,17, 3.1,31
PRofsALS POR ICE.-WAR "l)EPART
ment, Supply Division, May 7, ISM
healed proposals, In duplicate subject to tho
usual conditions, will be received nt this;
office until 12 o'clock, noon, SATURDAY.
JUNE, 7, 1890, for supplying this Deparnent
and Its Bureaus with Ico during tbo fiscal year
ending Juno 30, 1891. The Ico must bo of best,
quality, solid, clear and free from snow or
other Impurities, and must bo delivered at
tbo ecv oral bureaus and offices of the War
Department In Washington, and wclglie I
upon tbo Department scales. Dally deliver
ies, excepting Sundnys and recognized boll
days, will bo required. Tho quantity re
quired is estimated at 700,000 pounds, moro
or lci-s. A bond, with approvod security,
will bo required In caso of award. Tho
Government reserves tbo right to reject any
and all bids nnd to wnlvo defects. Bidders
aro notified that no award or formal nccopt
aneo of any bid under this advertisement,
will bo mado until Congress makes an appro
pilatlonfiom which tlio Ico called for can
bo purchased. Bids must bo enclosed In
scaled envelopes Indorsed on tho outsldo
"Proposals for Ico." nnd nddrossed to tbo
undersigned. M H. THORP. Chlof Supply
Division. ml 1,15,10,17,30,31
PROPOSALS FOR THE PURCHASE OF
J Waste Papor. War Department, Supply
Division. May 7, 18M.-Scalod proposals, in
duplicate, subject to tho usual (conditions,
will bo recolvcd at tills oflico until 12 o'clock
noon SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1890, for tho pur
chase of tho Wasto Paper ot this Depart
ment, Its ofliccs aud bureaus located In tho
State. War and Navy Department Building,
for the fiscal yoar ending Juno 30, 1S31. This
rapor to bo removed by tlio contractor
promptly when notillcd. The Dcpaitmont
reserves tho right to rejoct any or all pro
posals and to walvo defects. Proposalsmust
bo mado on Department forms, markol
"Proposals for Waste Papor," and addressed
to the undorsiguod. M. 11. THORP, Chief.
Supply Division. myl18.104.22.168.30.31
DEPOT QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE,
Washington, D. C, May 13, 1890. Scaled
proposals. In triplicate subject to usual
conditions, will bo received hero until 11
o'clock a. m. FRIDAY. JUNE 13, 1890, and
then opened, for furnishing during the fiscal
year commencing July 1, 1890, such fuel,
forage straw, bran and mlnoral oil as may
be required. Profcrcnco will bo given to
articles of domestic production or manufac
ture, conditions of quality and prlco (Includ
ing in tbo prlco ot foreign production or
manufacture tho duty thereon) being equal.
All information requited will bo furnished
on application to this oflico. Envolopcs con
taining proposals should bo marked "Pro
posals for Fuel, Forage, is., or oil," os may
be, and addressed to Q B. DAHDAY, Deputy
Quartermaster-General, Ut S. A. myJ3,0t
MOXKY TO LOAN.
SC. HILL, REAL ESTATE AND LOANS.
. Bargains In all parts of tho city. Llfo
and Firo Insurance Corner Sth and F sta
n w, Lo Droit Building.
MONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE OR
first-class securities at lowest rates oi
Interest. No delay whore security Is good.
O. C. GREEN,
ONEYTO LOAN ON GOOD SECURITY.
TITLE CO.. 470 LA avo.
IN ALL SUMS,
TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE SECURITY,
AT 5 AND 0 PER CENT.
1418 F st.
INSTALLMENT LOANS WK ARE Au
thorized by tbo United Secnrltv Llfo In
surance and Trust Company of Philadelphia
toadvanco money on Improved property In
Washington up to 75 per cent, of actual mar
ket value, with or without life Insurance.
Loans payable In monthly or quarterly in
stallmcnts, running 5, 10, 15 or 20 years. In
many Instances the payments are less than
tbo rental of a bouse. F. U. SMITH & SON,
1222' stn w.
MONEY TO LOAN
In sums to salt
On Approved Real Estate Security.
IB. U. WARNER & CO.,
019 F t n w.
1113 1' Htrect. Member orYVuxIiliigloui
Stuck Kxcliuiige. All locul MiH'ka
aud heciiriflcft boittllit and oulil.
IS LOCATED AT
No. 1223 V Street,
Whoro You Will Always Find
Fresh Pure and Delic'ous Candies
AT POPULAR TRICES.