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THE EVEBriSTQ- OlilTlO. WASEOIKGTOISr, D. O., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31 1884.
IE .HATE IT TAKEN
IN ;FOUR YEARS.
Tbo Immense stock wo carry lias always pre
vented us. Wo nro detormlueil to
TAKE STOCK, ON THE 20TH -Op
Ana eUnll from this day commonco to run our'
Block down eo as to enable us to do so with
Best Prints reduced to 4 cents,
Extra Heavy Brown, Cotton, 4 cents.
Yard-Wide Brown Cotton, 5c; worihjBo.,
BleacM Cottons In Yarfl, to
Vi'olidvo moro tban two hundred cases on
Land nod shall offer tuoni at loss than whole
sale inlets to close.
r.-4, (1-1, 7-d, 8-1, 01, 10-1,11-1, 12-1 of nil,
the leadlnrt brands. We nro soiling a good 10-1
wldeliloacbod Bheottoe at 20 cents. livery
body is eelllns earns at 29 cents.
n,000 pairs null on hand, which mutt bo
sold, livery pair roducod. Wo aro still soil,
inn n heavy dark Blanket at 05 ennts a pair,
Whlto Blankets, largo size, at RS conn a pair,,
reduced from V1.2S, And all Floor Hlankots
10 bales at 03 conts.
10 bales at 7P cents,
100 bales ntn.OO,
100 bales at $1.50.
Tbls last grade has always boon sold for
2.2S,liut wo Just closed out lou bales vory
1,200 pieces, all roduccd. Wo aro offering
extra heavy Urey Twilled riannol ntjlO cents.
45 plccos heavy Whlto Doruot riannel at 10
cents; roducod from 18 cents.
Wo have about CO cases left and havo re
duced them to cost price o close.
Alto, all colors nf-slnglo and double-faced,
Canton at our popular prices.
2 yards wide, best goods made, la all colors,
at no cents.
This Is a much better gratia than the quality
our competitors advertlso at $1,
Once Again to the Front
More determined than over before to sell
everything In the -
Cheaper than any other llrm. Von may with
to know how we can afford to do this. Wo aro
not at all reticent about disclosing this tact,
tor wo would llko you to know mat we can
always substantiate our assertions, Wo bava
Just bought out the entlro- stock of a dotunct
Cotton Undorwear House, and bought thorn
awfully cheap. This enables us to sell you
tbe goods-cheaper than than they can bo
bought clawywro and still make a living
prout. ' ''
One lot comprises Clowns, Ohemlsos and
Diawera at 20 cents each.
A 40c, Chemise, with embroidered yoko and
tucking, best cotton,
A 08e. Chemise, with solid front embroldorys
former price, $1.4(1; also, other styles ti(
At 30c, Drawers with cambric tuckod ruffle,
and tucking above ruffle.
At 40c, we give you Drawers with embroider.
At 07c. n Down with tuckod yoke and em
broidery, elegant stylos.
At 08c. a aown with five pieces of embroldory.
mother Hubbard stylo.
AOownat $1.50, made with solid yoko of
embroidery. Mother IIubDard style, worm
2fi0. Wo have tour other styles at this.
At 07c. a Skirt with embroidered rutne.
At08c.aBkliiwltb deep embroidered ruffle,
Also, a tot of Corset Covers from 40:. to il2S,
high or low necked, beet cambric. Ts
are the latest designs, with loos ot em
broidery. LOTS OF OTHER BARGAIHS,
Which we can't l&ie (pace to mention lie-re,
but would be of benefit to you to me lheeo dis
played on our counters on the teoondflovr.
Ono whole floor devoted to me tale vl Ovttvu
Beyond a doubt tho largest and niwt owe.
plite lathe city.
fi422, 424 and 426
The Day to He Generally Observed.
THOSE. WHO WILL RECEIVE.
A Sorloo of Brilliant Entertainments,
Promised A Commondablo Custom,
to bo ColobrateU With Grout Hearti
ness Tho Whlto House Rocoptloni
to Do Unusually Grand.
To-morrow will be Now Year's. Tbo practice;
of calling upon friends On that date has never
'ration err In the least bore. In Nov York and
othor leading cities the observance of annual
visits as a social form baa been matorlally dl-
ralnlsbed. Hut it has not boon diminished
Every man In Washington pays his Nowl
Year's devoir to his friends and acquaintances.,
especially does the' young man who may bei
married within the succeeding year and
ovcry young man la liable to reach that happy
consummation -prune himself andgotroady
for colls, He calls and Is always well rocelvod.i
Ho could not not be otherwise tban well ro-,
celved, tor tbo hospitality of our citizens Is
Proverbial, And on Now Year's ,day It la phe
nomenal,; All doors are epon and all callers nro wel
come Everyone may to-morrow oxpect a wol
como wherever he may go. And In his ex
pectation ho will not bo dlsappqlntod. Tbo
city of Washington la In abort tue NewYoar's1
clir cf tbe world. Starting nltb the President
and going clown the scale evorybody rocolvos.
in regarit to tho Whits House, to say , that
Mr. Arthur Is President of tueUnltsd States
la but:to say In the same sentence that the
White HOuse reception will be brilliant. His
Cabinet Is also socially equal to tbo occasion,
and will wolcorao callers as hospitably as
,ibelt;cblet, Itpromlsosto bea happy New
Year for this city.
Tbo President will be assisted at his recop-
Hon to-morrow by tho ladles of tho Cabinet
and by tbo following;
Mts. aoorcol'. Edmunds. Mrs. John 0. Oir
Halo, Mrs. justlco Mlllor, Mts. Justlco rield,
Mrs. Justlco Woods, Mrs, Justice Blatchford,,
Mrs.Benntor Logan, Mrs. Sonator fondloton,
Mrs, Benato Miller, California; Mrs. Kena-
tor Hale, Mrs, Senator Cameron, Foun-i
svlvanla; Mrs, Senator Miller, New York;
Mrs. Senator Ilutler, Mrs. Senator )Mauderson,
Mrs. Sonator l'rye, Mrs. Senator Uullom,
Mrs. Senator rairocr, Mrs. Sonator Harrison,
Mrs. Senator Hawley, Mrs. Senator Bbornian,,
Mrs. senator Vest, Mrs. Senator Ingalls,
Mrs, Senator Mornerson, Mrs. Senator Babln,
Mrs.Henator Jouas.Mrs. H. W. Slocum, Mrs
J. T. Sprlggs, Mrs. John It, Thomas, Mrs. J.i
Ilsndolph Tucker, Mrs, Then, Lyman,
Mrs. H. John Kotcham, Mrs. N. W. Nutting,,
Mre. Thomas D. ltecd, Mrs.A.O. Curtlq, Mrs.
n. John Cllls, Mrs. H. o. Uurlolgh'i
Mrs. r. A. Johnson, Mrs. Uoneral Sheridan,)
Mrs.ChaunceyMcEeovcr, Mrs. Jno. Davis, Mrs.
Win. A. Maury, Mrs. Clayton Mcillcnaol,
airs. Bancroft Davis, Mrs.Jeromo Bouapatto,
Mrs. William U. Hunt, Mrs. Ooo.M. Bobeson,
Mib. A. F. nockwoll, Mrs. John Iflold, Mrs,
Obotlcs Nordbotf, Mrs. McAllister Laugb-i
ton, Mies Stout, tho Misses l'rellnghuysen.
Miss Margaret A. Allen, with Mrs. Hponcor,.
In upencerian College halls ana parlors, from
12 in, to (I p.m.
Miss Cella Atchison, with Mrs. Bpencor, In
Bpencerlan Cqllcgo balls and parlors, from 12
m. lo Op. m,
Miss F lorenco ArnoId,wllh Mrs. Bpencor, In
Bpencerlan Collcgo halls and parlors, from 12
ni. to 0 p. m,
Mrs, B. r. Ayer, assisted by her nloce, Hiss.
Durand, GOB D street northwest.
Miss Alice P. Baldwin, with Mrs. Spencer, In
Bpencerlan Oollego halls and, parlors, from 12
ni. to 0 p. m.
iuioo juiuy uur uukui. miu .ml. Oliuucur,1
In Spencerlan College halls and parlors, from
12 m. to o P. m.
Miss Mary A. Burgess, with Mrs, Spencer, In
Spencorlan College lialls aud parlors, from 12
ni. to 0 p. in. '
Mrs. Burgess, at Mrs. Senator Congers,,
1021 M stroor.
Miss Bradley, nt Mrs, Bcnator conger's,'
1021 M street. '
Mrs.S. 1'. I'rowo. atlC27 0 street north
MIbb Mlnnlo a. Brown, at Mrs. Frank B. Oon-
ger's, 174(1 N street northweut.
- srrs. Aust jn-J'. Drown, r Mrs. I'rank B.oon.i
gor's. J74U N street uorthweet. '
Mrs. Charles a. Ball, at Mrs. Frank B. Con-j
ger's, 1740 N street.
Mrs, B. 8. Blackford, No, 100 Massachusetts
avenue northwest, assisted by tbe following,
ladles of otilof Mre. 0. B. Dlckoy, Mrs. E. Ki
,Jbbnsou, Mrs. n, 0. Taggart, Miss Bean, Miss,
Coppock, Miss Burton and Mtss Mumo Dickey.;
Mrs. B. Bradford, 1)311 T street.
Mrs. S, A, Brandebury,asslstedby theMIssos!
Merrick, nieces of Assistant Secretary Coon,
nnd ber sister, Miss Kate Sherman, of Nowi
Hampshire, at 1522 Columbia street, from, 2,
to 8 p, in.
Mrs. Job Barnard nnd Mrs. H. o. Barnard,!
assisted by Mrs. J, it. Young, at 1 Langdon
Miasooi, otBoutbOorollnai miss Man, and,
tbo Misses Wlngate, of New York, will assist
Mrs. Secretary McUullockln receiving at the,
secretary's residence, 012 Fifteenth street)
Mrs, Omar D, Conger, nt 1321 M street north
west, assisted by her nloce, Miss Maude Con
ger, of Carat, 111.) Mrs. E. t). Lacoy nnd tho
Misses Lacey, Sirs. B. M. Outchoon, Mts.
Burgess and Miss Bagloy.
Mrs, r rank 13. Conger, at 1740 N street north
west, assisted by her Bister, Mies Brown. Mrs.'
Austin I', Brown, Mrs. Charles A. Ball and
Mrs, 0. L. Magee, of Pittsburgh,, ra.
jure, j. ai. uuicuoon, ai Airs, onaior uon
ger's, 11I21 M street.
Miss Maudo Conger, wltb Mrs. Senator Oon
gcr, at 1021 M street northwest.
Misses l'lorenco and Lu oanflold. wltb Mrs.)
0. A, Prontles, 1120 Twelfth street noctbwost.i
Mrs. Wm. W. Dudley, assisted by Miss Wake-i
new, of Indiana, at 1017 Uarewood avenue,
Lo Droit park, after 12 o'clock m. 1
Mrs. Chief Justlco Drake, 1110 Twentieth,
streot northwest, assisted by her daughter,'
Mrs. Westcott, her Rrand-daughtor, Miss,
cresson, and Misses Uolllngswortb, Button,
Anablo and rennock.
Mrs. V, H. Doland and her daughter will as-i
1st Mrs. William riotcher, with her slstors,i
Mrs, B, Bbuffle and Mrs. Jamoa T. Boadlo, at,
fiir, M stroet northwest.
Miss Kitty Dubois, with Mrs, Bpencer, In
Bpencerlan College bulls and parlors, from 12
ro. to Op. m.
Tbe lks propose throwing onon tbolr;
rooms, at Ninth street and Pennsylvania ave-,
nue, and keeping them open all day, and will
be pleased to ee tbotr frlonds, and, particu
larly, any stranger Hlks in the city.
Mrs. William Pletchor, at her rosldonce,'
510 M street nortbwosr, assists! bybor daugh
ter, Miss sarab, Mrs. E. Shuffle, Mrs. James,Tj
Beadle of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. F. B. Deland,
Mlas Magglo Deland and Mrs. BaraU Antrim;
Mrs. M. J. D. Forrest anil Miss Marguorlto
E, Haiton, at 420 0 street northwest.
Mice Lottie A.dodey, wltb Mrs. sponsor, in
Bpencerlan college Italia and. parlors, from 12
ro. to 0 p. m.
miss sarab A Qreen, with Mrs. Bpencer, In
Bpencerlan College balls and parlors, from 12
m. to O p. ro.
Mrs.M, K.Oullck, with Mrs, 0, A. Prent!se,i
1120 Twelfth street nortbwut.
Mrs, W. P. Oapeo, assisted by ber daugh
ters, Lcab and Lizzie, and by Mrs. M. Keating.
332 Indiana avanne. '
Miss Nellie Harper, assisted by Miss Ellen
V, Marlow, after 1 o'clocx, at 113 Third street
Mrs. Frank Ilatton, assisted by If r. James
B. Edmonds, Mrs. W. B. Thompson, Mr. W. r.
Hepburn, Miss Kittle Wilson, lilts Holla.
$V:UAt and Miss Msggto Hepburn, at No.
12ttl Elcbteentb street nortnweit.
tin. 11. A. Hall, 1510 Columbia street nottb
wit. trim 1 to 8 o'clock; assisted by hat;
.Ce-urALtw, Marlon, aud Mrs. Harry thuairmt
A OUdniiC, Cat.; Mrs. Edward H. Tnomii,
xlciv ijv.Li HneeiocKi uiss ranms i:.
'iioiuut, lues Jessie Johns and Miss Anais
Uo. . 1. H1xb, 12 1 E street northwest, at
vlrioa Lgr itrriwtber, Mrs. W. P, 1) amble, Mrs.
-J. f HuJmrt, Mm.J. U. Oral?, Miss Itay EI
tl'jtt mi Mlts Jrette Noble, after 12 o'clock ra,
JSis. W.T. JcbBton, 013 Thirteenth street
zAilbwMt, attttttd by her daughter, Miss
AsLle, Mis. U. w. 1'urJy, of New York, and
Urs.Ct.tilFsT rorbes, of Missouri,
Mis. J, F. Johnson, assisted by Mrs. Louisa
Blcbsrdton, Miss Mai Warren, Mrs. Mary
Ford and Mrs, Ida Tutley, 421 Third street
Mrs. E. P. Johnson, assliUd by Miss Laura
Ilsjtf, of Manassas, Va,, 420 Tenth stroet
Miss Jetele Joiins, with Mrs. II, A. Hall, is 10
Miss Susie Kennedy, 02 1 street northeast.
Mrs. M, Keatlcg, wiib Mrs. Uapeu, 322 In.
lilts Hope Per Lee, with Mrs. 0. A, Prentiss,
112(1 Twelfth streot Lorthwest.
Miss Lulle Lawrence, wltb Mrs. Hnencor, In
Bpencerlsn college balls aud pailjra, from 12
ni, to Op.m.
Miss Kalln Lynr, with Mrs. Hponcor, In
Bpencerlan Collcgo halls and pallors, from 12
ni. to Op.m.
Mre. E. s, Lacey and the Misses Licor, at,
Mrs. bonator Congerv, 1321 M street nurtlt
west. Mrs.p. L, Magee, at Mrs. Frank B, Conger's,
1740 N street.
Tbe Misses Hello and Nellie and Addle Mer.
rick will assist Mrs, L, A. Branlebury, at 1022
Mtss Ella Marlow, wlili MIS3 Nellie Ilarpor,
nt 1 13 Third street northeast.
Tbo lady members, of Minnehaha Lodgs of
nood Templars Will recelvo tbolr frlenaaat
tbolr ball,, corner of Boveoth ami I) sttosts
uorthwest, from 10 a, ra, to 10 p. m.
Mrs. DrOeorge U, MUchell' 1802 81xt9snlli
Mrs. Ibos. H. Hntlln, nt 1G30 Ninth streot,
assisted by her daughter, Kttttp, and Mtss II,.
W. Downlui, of Ilocbestor, N. Y.
Miss Edith MCKee, at 213 E street north-'
west, assisted by Miss Nellio Smith, of ltochea-,
ter, Mass.t Mlea Bonnie King, of North Oaro-,
litis, snd Miss Elm Dean, 01 Maryland, from,
MissAnnlpE.McOaulsy, wltb Mrs.spenoor,
In Spencerlan College halls aud parlors, from,
,12 m. too p.m.
Miss Kate McOrath, with Mre. Sponcsr, Ini
Bpencerlan oollrgs halls and parlors, from la'
Miss Mary C, Mitrpby with Mrs. Bpencor, In,
SiiencertanUollego balls and parlors, from 12
n. to 0 r. m.
Miss ltose Nonaiif with Mrs. Bpencor,, lu,
Spencerlan College halls and parlors, from, 12
,tu, to op.m.
Mlsautolta It, Nelson, with. Mrs. Bpencer, Itti
Bpenceilan College halls nnd parlors, tromil2
in, to Op.m.
Mrs. W. L. Nicholson, assisted by Miss Agnes,
Nicholson,. Miss Fielding Itoseile and tho
Misses Darnelllp, at 1822 I street uottuwost,,
after 12 o'clock,
Miss Nichols, daughter of Bear Admiral
Nichols, wtllnotrecslvoat Hie Ebbltt. House
to-morrow, out will assist Mrs, Hatton at hori
Miss Mary rennywttt, with Mrs, Roach, 800)
L street norlUwoSt, alter 12 o'clock.
, Mrs. 0. A, Prontlss, assisted by Mrs. JOBonbi
TyssowBkt,,Mrs, M.K. Oullck. Miss .Per Loo
and the Mlascs l'lorenco and Lu OannoU at
1120 Twelfth street northwest. rrl
Miss Annlo Price, with Mrs.H. A, HalhlttlO
Mrs.D. W. rronttes,1221'Nlhlh8troet north.,
m.i, v,i,unt u; N..4.1.U(U,0,UI DMUlUg'
tout Mtss Anna ltoaoi of Colorado) .Mlssl
Huslo Hawley, of Oonnectlcut; MIssEleaupr.
wnue, oiaiaryianai Miss Louauukor,oiMt,i
Floasantt Miss OoruuUa, Burnett, of .Washing,
ton; Miss Mabel icrampton, of llluole,iaud
the il loses I'rontlss,
Mrs. J. W. Polor, assisted by her daughter,)
Mtss Irene, and Misses Nettle McOamboli and,
Ella Oroggans, 222 K stroet northwest.
Mrs. John c. Parker, assisted by ber daugh.,
tsr, Miss May, nnd the Misses Clara and
Era ma, Meyers, of Brtgbtwood, D,0.,at CMUO,
Sixth stroot northwest.
MlssoB Lizzie nnd Mary Prather, with Mrs.i
ltoacb, 800 L Btroet notthwest, ntter "12
Mrs. Thomas Eiltotteh, ossletod by Mrs, L'.;
B, ttoacli, Mlssos Llzzlo and Mary Pratlier,;
Mrs. Amos Wilson, Miss Kona.Wllsou aud lilts
Mary l'eunywltt, 800 L street northwest, af-,
tor 12 o'clock.
Mrs. Amos and Miss Nona, Wilson, with Mrs.,
ltoacb, 800 L stroot nottbveest, after 12,
Mrs. Electa E, Bmttb, 401 a stroot northwest,,
asslstoa.by Miss Florence Eustlcr, from 12 m.
to 10 p. m, special invitation given to Illl-
Mrs. sara A. Bpencer, assisted by Misses,
Margaret A. Allon, Oella A. Atcbloon. Floronce.
Arnold, Allco P. Baldwin, LEmIIy M, Bakor,
Mary E. Burgess, Kittle Dubois, Lottie A
Uodoy, Sarah A. Green, Lotlleo Ktimmer, Lulie,
Lawrence, Katlo c. Lynn, Annie E, McOauloy,i
Kato McOmtb, Mary 0, Murpby, Otellva. Nel-'
son, Itoso Nnonan, Katie Woldman, Ida May
Wilson and Xeora C. Wolcotr, in Bpeuoorlan.
lOollcgo balls and parlores corner Nlntn, and Dl
streets northwost, from 12 m. to 0 p. m.
Mrs. E.Bbullle, with Mrs. William llotchor
and her elstere, Mrs, James T, Beadle aud
Mrs. F. S. Deland, at GIG M streot nortbwest.
Miss Marguerite E. Saxton and Mrs. M, J, D.i
Forrest, at 420 o stroet northwest.
Mrs. James Small, assisted by her daujhi
tors, Misses Kate and Llbblo Small, at Oil I
Mrs. I. it. Trembly, Miss Cora Hamilton and
Mrs. Lesllo it. Trembly, 487. F street south
west. Mrs. Joseph Tyssowskl, wltb Mrs. 0, A,
Prentiss, 1120 Twelfth street northwest,
Mrs. Harry Thompson, with her sister, Mrs;
H. A. Hall, in lit Columbia street.
Mrs, Edward H, Thomas, nee Trankla Whooi
lock, with Mrs. H. A. Hall, 11510 Columbia,
Miss Fannie It. Thomas, with Mrs, U. A.
Hall, 1G10 Columbia stroet.
Mrs. Judio DntOD. at 1740 M, street north
west, assisted by ber. daughter, Mrs. Wm, 1I.
ujiiuu, vi t.ttim-nuuu, ,i. x,
Mrs. W. Williams, assisted by nor daugbtor,
Mrs. Burdetto, 1210 Tenth street nortnweit.
Mies Kate M. Woldman, with Mrs, Bpencer,.'
In spencerlan OolleOo halls and parlors, from
12 in. to 0 p. m,
Mies Leora C. Wolcott, with Mrs, Spencer, In
Bpencerlan College balls and parlors, from 42
in. to Op.m,
Miss Ida May Wilsonwith Mrs. Bpencer, In
Siiencerian collcgo balls and parlors, from 12
m. to Op.m.
Mrs. W. Frank Walkor. nee Addle Inne, as
slsiea Vt MrerMnrgarec, Walker., and,. iu
acnora trinstoad, GOO Eloroutn street south'
Mrs. Harrison Dlngman.
Tho Misses Forrest, 3330 N attest. West)
Miss L. Bcrnle Oallaber, 220 Eighth street
Mrs, Dr. nuntley, 333 a street northwost.
Mts. H. A, Johnston, 1223 0 streot north
west. Mrs. A. r.Prcsbroy, 001 it etrect northwost,
Mrs. r. B. Frcabrey, 001 II streot northwest,
Mrs, E, L. Stearns and daughter, 221 il&tfi
land avenue nortbeasr.'
Mrs, John Tweedalc, 001 It street, north
west. Mrs. P. S. Wales, of 813 Vermont avenue.
O. P, o. Clarke and wife, 1020 Fourteenth
street northwest, will not receive, owing to
illness In the family.
Look Out fur Tour Uontl
No matter what parts It may anally
Catarrh nlwnys starts In tho hoaduifrni ho.,
longs to tno bean, Tnere is no rnjprgry about
tho origin of this dtrotul dlsaairer It begins,
In a neglected oold.Wnqerbe kind that la
"su.ro to bo better ltuwdays."ThQusaudsot
victims know howiAruy sad experience. Ely's
Cream Balm cusVS Cold in the nead aud Cii
tarrn in aujro stages, hoi a snuti nor a lirjuia..
ni'J',lL,i,U ,UV UUfcUfc IV ,110 UVS,II13
(u iv, in.i,. ,mDvprru(,cfi,;viinu uuuuiv
1 nun 1 iiiiuiiiiMi 11 stroeis noriawcst, uati;
Clilef Justlco Wnlle'H llluoss.
Chief Justlco Walte continues quite prooi
trated from the effecte of his recent tlluosj,,
and for tbo first time since bis appointment
on the Supremo Bench will be unable to head
tho Justices on New Year's Day tor their ant
nual ceremonious call on.the President. His
Physicians deem a change of air. nocessary,'
nnd ns Boon as lie .Is able to. travel be will go-
away with Mrs. walte for a rest. 'jUffiHe
will be at homo tor
trous on 1
Bumnor B, Kirk died last nlgbt at tho resi
dence of his tathoMn-liw, Judge Williamson,!
03A K street. Mr. Kirk was a member of the
noted Kirk family in East Tennessee, dlstlu.
gulshod tor daring military! servlco on tbo
Union pldo during the late. war. Ills funeral,
takes placo Friday at 2 p. m.
for New Ycit'ifiiiia!iVKmvf Bros., 7th & Et
&r Auotber Your.
Another year has passed away
Wltb many mends we knew.
Some mingle with the silent clay,
Some call across tbo blue,
Yet mem'ry still can roawakeu
Tbe voices heard la loug ago.
And honest love remain unshaken
1 For those who slumber 'neatb the enow,
Tbe year bas held Its oy and sorrow,
Tbetone to coma will be the eauioi
Heed not the slren'tone "to-morrow,"
To-day holds all of wealth or fame.
Jons A. Joyce,
Tim Old Yenr.
Tb aid year goes I without regret
We see- Mm ale, and yel-and yet
He Is tbs same fair year, I trow,
Wsrirekomed wltb a sturdy vow
Tww raonlbt sgone when llrst we met.
Ixok bok aul see your sllbouettei
lu letter told write out your debt,
And blush with booed shame, erenow
The old year goes.
Ah will the gems may lie reset,
The slaldest matd may met coquette,
You tbon bid fair I mutt allow.
To wreathe tbe laurel (n your brow,
But while you smoke your cigarette,
Tho old year goof.
The new year contest ring out the old
With all its garnered wealth of goldi
ltlng out tho known, the tried, the true;
lllng In upon our Uvea tin. new
A now, new year from Nature' wold.
Wo know not what the y ar msy lu Id
For us, nor oin we Fitn untold,
For, noiseless as tba-falllng dnw
'J ho now year corneal
But this wo know, the heavenly told
His dear ones sate secure shall hold
Till that great day tbo grand rartsWr
When all shall cry, as Him they view,
Tbe new yoar comet!
'Suemxi s friends and pa
.,p .H, 1
TOrntli or Nun
Local Views On Governor Cleve
THE TRUE RING;
Frnnl:, Honosfc and Reassuring .
Promlso That tbo Qovornment Shall,
Bo Administered on Sound Prln-,
clples Mr. Honilrloke Professosj
Mr, ClevolamV Civil Borvlco letter, con-1
tlnues to be tho ruling topic1 6 1 departmental,
tslk and gossip. ,
Whllo opinions -vary very widely, tho pre-i
vailing sentiment Is that the letter Is a frank,)
honest and reassuring one, promising support)
tothotfflclcnt and Worthy and thoadmlnls-t
nation of tho Government departments onj
Tbo cblet clerk of ono of tho r.iocutlvo Be-,
partments ealJt "The fact that this lottorhaa,
received the approval of party leaders and men.
Who can look uhoad as far as November, 1888,,
gives tho evidence of a groat political dls-,
covcry founded upon tho oxporlence Of recent,
Tbo discovery that Mr. Cleveland and his
friends bavo made la tbat an efficient and hon
est administration of tbo Executive Depart
ments is infinitely moro Important In its offset,
upon tbo political result tban Is,
all tho lntluenco which tho ma
chinery of the oovernment can wield In sup-,
port of a candidate who lias bought its support
by patronage and soft places. Mr. Cleveland
has Been tbat tbo Oovernmont machinery!
could neither noinlnato Arthur nor oloct,
Blaine, Ho knows tbat It cannot insure tho ,
election ot a Democrat tour years benco.
"Department frauds and irregularities In.
tbe next four years would hurt tbo partyi
raorotbau wbolesalo political appqlntmeuts,
could help it. and tho Incoming administra
tion will undoubtedly endoavor to lusuro a,
competent nud non-partisan clvll-sorvlce for'
the inko ot tho good Influence- tbat a good,
showing would have upon a Presidential elec
tion. "it Is only on this. idea tbat Mr, Olevoland
can keep bis bead nbovo water."
A bureau officer, who for nearly a score of,
years baB been laboring In tbo causo of 0vll-i
Service Itetorm, said ;
"IhavoknownotMr. Cleveland's deslro to
write this letter ever since his elevation, and,
Its general purport bas been submitted to and,
approved by tboeo whom Cloveland would be
likely to consult, both among tbo Democrats,
and the Independents,
"Tho Incoming Protldont has nothing to
gain now by lntlncoto pretensions or false
promises, and undor all the circumstances tbo
letter should bo given a liberal Interpretation,
and regarded as an honest avowal ot Mr
Cleveland's true Clvll-Borvlco Itoform princi
ples." au officer of rank only second to that ot a
Cabinet minister said tho letter proved Mr,
Cloveland to bo a fearless and slncoro re-,
tormor, and outlined a clean and honest poller.
other officials took less, favorable views of
letter, and some pronouncod.lt to boar any
constiuctlon tho reador preferred lo put upon
It, but tbo prevailing sontlment Is ro-ocbood
lu what Is quoted.
Hon, D. B. Eaton, ot tbe Clvll-Borvlco Com
mission, tald last ovenlng tbat he regsrdod
Governor Cleveland's lotteras "thodellberatev
slcnlftcantand tlmelv utterance or n. man mm
coraprohonds tbo situation, aud has tho cour.
ago ot his convictions and his duUos," and as,
being "a platform on the subject to which (
relates." The views ot thu-letter, Mr. Eaton,
tblnktlnretboso common .to, all truo statotw
menof.both parties, and those most rabidly1
growing in the hearts of tbo .popple
the nresont Olvll.Bervlca law n ltitnnhlh'-imAfiJ
ijjiuiBirauua uog, uo says, --wim a magnanim-i
-r.. ..." .71" . : - ..' r.. r - ---"-. .
clal places to from 800 to 1,000 of Its political
opponents." "Will la Democratlc'Admtnlstrar
lion havo the patriotism and tho courage to
follow that example!" ho asks, la conclusion.'
Mr. Eaton also ears tbat -ho thinks many
Democrats havo been hoping that. Governor
Cleveland would be found ready to break his
pledges and trlQo wltb bis convictions;
Congressman Wallace, ot Ohio, a well-known
Dcmocrat.ot. pronounced foresight, said too,
CitiTto man to-day that It ho were s Govern
ment employe, ot whatever class, he should,
prepare to receive his successor soon after tbe
-lib ot Uarcu It be tid bfwn aullty ot ftpeaou-f
making, contributing to tho campaign fund or,
otber political aats,Mlda from the strict eior-i
else of bis franchise. He could see nomine In
tbe lettor of Governor Cleveland to give Gov,
orntneut employes assurance, but, on the
other band, thought tt evinced a determlna-,
tlon to make radical and almost universal
lNDiANArous, lsp Dec.31, Vice-President
elect Uendrlcks, when asked bis opinion of
Mr. Cleveland's lettor of Civil Borvlco reform,
eat yesterday! "I hare just finished reading
It. lhavo not oxamlned it carofully onougb
to discuss Its sentiments, but you may say,
that I am very favorably impressed with It.
1 like Its spirit nnd tenor. 1 think It was well
for blmto express bis views In advanco of as.
eumlsg tbe. duties ot his office,"
Tbo interview was hore Interrupted by a
"It tbo clerks In tbo Departments dldn'ceay
'lhauk godunoss' altor reading Cleveland's
letter," eald tbo bead of a bureau In the Treas.
ury to-day, "tbon they don't understand tbq
"Why tbls observation?" oskod tho roportor.
, "Simply this," rospondod tbo official, "Mr.
Cleveland not only promises to obey tho otrlct
letter ot tbo Clvll-Servlco law, but also says ho
will protect certain olllccra who don't coma
within tbo ecopoot that law."
Ho continued : "Ilia clerk who goes to bod.
now 0' nights without asking a blessing on tbu
President-elect 13 an unapprpclatlvo, coldJ
Komi of Jonailnb.
Tbo Sons ot Jonadab will hold tbolr usual
watch meeting services In tbolr several count
ell chambers to-night. On theso occasions
every member Is expoctod to be present, and
tbo meetings have tbo effect ot Infusing new
Itto In tbo order. A public- meeting precedes
tbo mystic cerdmoutos ot tbe order.
Tlio lllschoir Concerts),
Tbo next concert in tho Blschorf courio will
be ono of the most attractive of tho soasonj
Iteservod seats for the tlvo concerts ot tbe
course can be had at Ellla & 00,'e for 11.25.
Aumieeiou ai ino aoor, 20) cents,
I)o not be deceived
onlv B. H, Douglass teJKMS'Jatflcum Cough
'Tltnna fnr flnilErhAj-vltailn nnrflnfAThmnl. Hi
Bjonajjniae Mars: on every drop.
--.-.- --. ....l1 VV.UW HH V.U.V VH.HM.W, Mr.
Annls Jackson, ot Branson's row, botwoen
Twonty-tourtb aud Twenty-ntth and M and N
streets, reports that her house bas been
robbed ot clothes to tho amount ot $17.25.
ltov. J. M. Hawley, of 10 Third stroot nortut
past, reports that a block silk overcoat was
stolen from his hallway.
by purchasing their. 'uctfrtjfroy carpets, &c
on easy wcol4t-or-rifontli(i Installments at
v0mUb'Ji'13 Now Jersey avenuf northwest.
"I,Biid Ofllce Husluess."
Ono hundred and thirty-one thousand sis
hundred aud llfty letters woro received at the
General Land Office in 188 U Of those thlr.
ten inousana night uunuroJ ana tutnycom
Ctix itAiusale, JEUtSBfn
I cor. 7th &E,
-i'Atticrney Dnlry WiiBori;
Fresh Alderney butter. obniaiftdTTory morn.
lng and delivered In ViciUHTfira" prints, 45c,
per ts. Also causae-chaev buttermilk, and
sweet jugtgcvper qt. Croam, I60, per pint,
Cures Cmtfiln, Cold, Ifoamnew. Croup, Atlima,
Uiontljitl, Whooping OoukIi. Inolpltnt Contiim-
tlon, and rtJIevt coinruniiilhq
Knion in Auvanctti elated ot
0 tileaiK, 1'j tt tii ( t. Can
tton..Vo Gfiiuloo frr. UuU'm
Vouah tjyrvjt l will only In
ifjjf imtmwr, oM loani our
rfrtrml Tifule-MniLii to wlti
nirl) invtion-iiofit una uv
hull tt A.u, Ntycr tt Co,, Sola
Has elapsed .sjucc I
1 ALoiittweiity years of that time I have conducted practically a
NE-PRIGE BUSINESS! ;
During the period of my apprenticeship my sense of justice. Vvas,
frequeutly shocked by the prevailing methods of business inequali
ties, and I resolved then, If I ever entered into business pursuits 111
my own behalf I would Improve 011 previous conditions.
When I, first introduced, a
raiFORl OIE-PKECE STSTEI
The Price on every Article being marked
And fiom which no deviation would be permitted, many prophesied
a failure, because up to that time but few houses of any sort had
adopted that system, aud as, for the
It was simply impossible to succeed under any such arrangement, as
it had never been thought of in that connection.
Now the One-Price System prevails in the Clothing Trade every
where in large and successfully-conducted b usinesses.
I claim no, merit for the invention; I only anticipated the luevit
On the 0(ld-Time Process was the
Of Money to the Purchase when, for any reason, or none, he wished
it, only stipulating that the articles were in as good conditioii as
when purchased and that no unreasonable time had elapsed.
This I had also the honor to introduce, and while this has not be
come so general a principle as the One-Price System, yet its neces
sity is beginning to .be felt in all well-regulated establishments. If
it had nothing else to recommend it, one virtue would, it
' .prevents Friction.
, Now,; after.,the lapse of more than, THIRTY-OFIVIS YJGARS OP
ACTIVE BUSINESS UFE, I begm to perceive that younger men,
with more of the faculty of adaptability, recommend, themselves to
And the necessity, imposed by natural couditious, impels me to adopt
one of two courses, either to retire or to form new connections. I
chose thalatterJbr;tw.oj:easons: :,
ElRST I CailUOt nffordtrtlremotrniHl
SECOND I love to work.
I have always made it a point to identify myself with my pursuit1?
and to make myself feel that I was performing, though it may be an
insignificant one, a part in the great scheme of life.
It will always be, a matter of pride to me that when I worked at the
United States Arsenal, making cartridges for the Mexican War, that
the officers in charge always brought visitors to my bench to observe
the manner of formation, because of 'my superior workmanship. Nor
will I ever forget the kindly lieutenant (Lieutenant Hagner I
think his name was,) who taught me how to make them with his
own hands and who encouraged me with his smile. This matter of
I have endeavored to signalize in every branch of .my business, with
what.success others must judge.
The Conclusion of the latter
Is that I have concluded, at their invitation, to form a partnership con-i
uecUonwithMessrsAi SAKS & CO., on the completionofthe building
now in progress on the corner of Seventh street and Market Space,
and we have mutually agreed "That it is distinctly understood, and
becomes a part of this contract, that no merchandise owned by either;
of ns at the present time, shall be transferred to the firm hereby
The Meaning of
' Is that my Goods MUST BE
largains to Btwy Ptoctawa
Everything must be moved. If one price will not accomplish the
object another and lower price must. You, may elect to wait for the
But you must remember that you, will not have so good au assort?
ineut from which to select
tjf izrou -vy-jLFi?.
NOW is the Accepted Time ini all things. Remember the Classifi
Sporting Olotliing anV Mte Clothing.
Reductions in every Department to sell now. Do not forget that
Aie Leavily reduced in prices. CAIX NOW!
iiffli, 11 mm,
410. Seventh, Street.
first commenced the
S0L,P, aud that, further, means
mm aE,v '
""""' lii;jt, Uri.llHDiriBCKNHa
5iS' V"1 '"', WjW Cincinnati. tStTKowl
..! . "l...K.--:r-.'.-", " ""'-.
wmlern-Kipa,7.i P.Mi d ip, win, pi
, tnra vj riusnaniui am connects dai hjri
V. l. " obiijf roil
.At, dally lor.l-
inzton 10 (jnicvgo. 7 ''
.' -...,--." ,-.,,, u.T.utu. vn
BAITIMOIlB A FOTOlf AO ItAtMldi
For Kite, l!anudalg. ltocbeiler. tlunalofl
araiatlaoo p. ra. dally exoen; CiainrO.
Palace, Cats from Washlutton to ltociil
Por Wllllamsport, Ixok Haven aud iamti
.) A. M. dally eiceptunJHV, '
F?,r i6? Vorfc.and the.Kast. T.-1S, ,1m
i.'SH, ,nd ll.UP, M, dnsu
4 00,10.00 andll.llVP, M, .United Kunrt
SttnoaK!' " -MA M,daui?e
Foe Boston, without chant. 2.00 VtM 1
week dTi on Bunaay. i if hi. ' "
FOrBrookn.N. Y all throtuh ttalns rii
Jersey t'Hy with tnataoniValelrn' H
atrertllnir direct translecra J'alu?astr.t.J
lug jlbl" fL-rrlage o Ktw7VaniMr.
Ifgr PhlladelnlilB. 7.H, 9.i an3 ii'v. W
6, in andl LIS p. M.i on Sunday at l. it in i
rov naltlmeie, e.U, r.U.8 80, .4o anif'll')
SSl'lMSP'.Vf ' U09 A i-t'"'.-W.7l
,., u(jeavii:es xmii-, l.3 a, U, and 4,40
dally, except Monday.
For Annanolls, CM A, IT. 12.03and 4.51 P It
except Bandar. OnBuaday 4 0op, ni,
at d, .tA. ji3i a. m.. s.oj p. iL un "
Tor lUchmpnd and llieHoutli.o and 11.01
. Cally, and 4, p. t. dally, except Sunday
iTraltio leave Alexandria or WaaWngtoe
8.00, in.01) and 10.10 aim.. 1, 8.M, 8.21X10 7,
10.40 r. M. and 12.19 mldolght except Mj
, Tlcketa and inlbrmatlon al the otllce, nor
corner of Thirteenth street andl'eunsylvaul
nua and at the statlen, wheroordDrtoau be 1
and resfd bgli;g t0 "leUaatlou ftoni
BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILF1Q
BOHSnULK IN EPFKCT 8UNDAV DEC
1694, Ui'i'ID FUHTIU1B N0nt5k.
Leave Wsshlcgton from Station, corner
.i.0JFv-lnc""1,li1tiKusviiie andHt. Louis 1
at -to vi.m. and lojon.in., with through coa
and Palace Slctplns Cars to above pointi "
to Cincinnati and Bt. Louis,' arjlYiiyr In C'li
natl next mornlDB at 7.30. W. Louis OJW p. tu"
cMrn '.r? 1" cbaiKWl On this train for fast tin1
ror-PlllljurKhat.m.,wlth Parlor rir.
MO p. 111. dally 10 Plttstau-sht Clevelaa.laad
troll, v ilthsleepfDE caraloPlttsburgh.
For JJalilmore on ,weelUttj,.6.ii.io,o.40l
S 30 and 10 a. ni.. 188.8.131.52. lis (minute tr,
4 fll, 4 40. S 40. 7.10. 7.15. 8 23 in lgSojl. u
For Italtlmore en Bundavs, B.10, 7.30, s A. at
p. m." ' ' 4'40' M"' w' '' 8-va aai
'For polntaon thoBhenandoalr Valler lUlli
and points feotitli, 8.40 p, m. dally. ' '
For A . nnapolls, 6.40 a. m. and 12.10 and 4.30 n
onBundsT.8.35n.m..4 40p,m. H
lorwaysuuons between Walihlnntou and j
llinore, 8,0.40, 8.aoa m.,r.'.lo. a.30, 4 40. 7.IJ
lo.no p.m. On Bundays.s.31a.m.,l.8o, 4.40.
anil Hi W n. m. For, stations on JI ctroiwl
Hranch. 7.75 a. to. dally, except Sunday, nit
lv m. dally; 4.40 p. m. daily, except Sunday,,
principal stations on Metropolitan Hranch, V.i
Forlloeerstown, 0.03 a. m, dally, except fl
day, and K.so p. tn. dally.
Trains arrive from the West dally, 0, 7.20 a.
From Annapolis, 8.30 a. m, and l,C0and.2l
m.tBundoy,10.aja.ni.;035p.m. ,7 .
Figm Lexlnstoii, 0.30 p, m, dally, excep . H,
From rredeilck and Intermediate points. S.S
111. and S.1S p. 111. dullyi except Bunday.
Iralns leave llaltlmoro ror Washlunionatl
C.:o,7.'.'(i, s.uandHkuVa. m,, 12.13, i.ai, 3,4,4
010, 7.SO,0nd 10.3C p. m. On Bundy, OJ
andOn.m,, 1.80, 1.83, 4.20, S, 0.30, 7J0, audit
All trains fiom Washington stop at llelar fl
11on.sxspil.'s,3.iaaiMl7.i0i,. mi r n
lJ3t Pennsylvania avenue, corner- of Fourteen
street, w here orders will be talceu , for bairau
Oen.Man.iHalllmore. v ' ctpii
nHFRflPFfllfFX HUin DAll wt r
LBAYK B.&P.DErOT. PI.3CTH AND B,d
0:10 a. m. For all W&v RtsitnnM ij,.in.u j
'Louisville, Cincinnati, Columbus andTjuia
Dally except Sunday. r"s
Il:OS a.- m. For Willlamsburir, Va.i Tfewoi
News, Old Point Oomlort anS Norfolk Bfl
except Sunday. , ITJi
B:10p. m.-ForLoolSTllle,. Cincinnati, St.rl.M
jndfChlcaao, eoutiectlnB.forall pplnloWo
Northwest akd Boutwesl. Fast," Jtrbri -.
(dally);, does net atop 'for local boilnej
'1 lirouuh .Pullman service to Louisville m
Tor tickets and. Information apply atO.&
Ilallway.onice.tl3 Pennsylvania avenue, nnd
Natlonul Hotel, Va, Mid. Hallway onico, J
Pennsylvania aye. and I), A 1", station.
FRANK TlUOO.N.m. Pawengsr AxenU
Tho Virulnia Midland Railway.'
THE BnOUT LINJ5 TO TltK 6uTl
- BODTHWiaT AND WkM'J V
Bchednle In enect OOTOBlClt 12,lS3t, '
9.10 A. M.-NJUW.OltLBANS (MAtIi dally, m'al
Inc cloae connections to all, points. South aq
BouthwesU (Bally except8unday)wlthO,'
Hallway. Pullman Blocplns; Buffett cars trot
New York, andAVashluslpn to Atlanta. Pu
ninn Bleeping Oars from Washlpttoit, and A
Untato New Orleans. r
1.I0P. M-LOUIBVILLE TABT LINK.i Dallj
via Oharlottenvllle to Cincinnati. LouUvtll
land all Western pomts.PullBianBieeplagOai
rrom Washington to Louisville. .,,,
10:40 r, M.-SOUXHIUtN MAIL AND EXPlUmi
Dally to all points South. and Bouthwmi.yl
DaBvllleandCharlotte. Pullman HieepluzCai
rroni Washlniton via Danville, Charlotte an
Atlanta to New Orleans, also, from Wathlui
ton via Charlotte nnd.Oolumbla to Anxiuts
-Uanassas Dlvlalpn train, leaves .Waaulnawn a
7:00 a. m. dally except Sunday.
Warrentou trains leave Waablajtpn ,at 8:19 a. in
and 8:10 p, m. dally;
For tlcketa and Information Inquire at. Com
pany's OUlce, 001 Penna. ave.
Trains leave from H, A F; Station.
M, BLAUOHTIUl, . N. MAODANLGL. .
den. Pass. Axent, Axsul
BOL HAfc-S. Traffic Maaaxer, -'
WASHINGTON, OHIO &. WESTERN RAIL
Leave Washington a
JUCCAUU1K. KU.UB nmn.iu., u. .w, . u.. rum v.
p. 111., aud arrive at Hound Hill at 12-13 p, m, an
jjeave ivounu 2m mr uu a. u,wHiiii,ii
Pass Leesburg, going eastward, at 0.U a.m. an
6:17 p. in, and arrive at Alexaudrla at B:01 a. ot
and 7:17 p. El. and at Waihlnjtou at 8:15a, m,.ata
7rcjdNDAY TltAINS leave Hound Hill at 6:J0i
m. and 4.HS p. m. Arrives at Alexauorla ay s.03
m. and 7:17 p. ui. and Washlnaton, at s.u a. a
aud 7.-VS p, 111. Leave, Washington at 8JU a. ,lt
and 8.1s p. m., Alexandria nt 9.33 a, m; aud 8:1
n, m.t pau I.eesliuri:, going outward, M8;lt
ni.and:l7P(ni.tweslward, 11:30 a,m,aud 10.1
p,m' B. M. nnopnV.HiiparloteodaU
TjOW0initiSaMONItOB AND NrfltFOLK.
Steamer LADY OF THIS LAKH! Moada
Wednesday and Friday at S:J0 n. m.
l'usago and rooms secured at (leneral Onlci
BliUi-ntit et whrf- Telephone call, 7IU.
POTOMAC HlVEIl LANDIN(l.S.-Otliani(
THOMPBONXIonOay; Wednesday aud Friday. 1
7, ni, hoi
1TT. VEHHOKI HIT. VEI1SONI
BTKAfiEIt W. W. COnCOItAN JJaJsHMM
Leaves Beventh-slrect wharf dally, 010eptS.1t
day, for Ml. Vernou at 10 q'clocka. m..(oturnlui
reaches Wathlngtoh about 8.30 p, m,
' 'L.IBLAK:, Captain.
' , '
Ku in stock a full line ot Otrnetlogs, all gram
oilcloths. Cocoa and Btraw MatUnsa. Also, late)
itiles In Wall Paper, Window Bha3es and OtUUI
tlooas, Wire Window and Door Screens.
Wo. D NINTH BTItBET MQBTUWBaT.
A WTTQTTE& HTSTORIO
lrDRNrTDRir, CLOOKB, OTTMIBSWAR.
NINl'K BTBKOT MOSTHWW BOl
For Chlcaxo.ua. m. and 10,10 p. m. dallp.
9,.'S.'. ,8 st Limned Express to PI 1st
aru ChlcfiBO nrrlvlnor tn Pttthtirn,, u. n ,n-
DL'Xt .inorniTio. nt a fe.. . rf.
n ii.ist;..;'.hi,." "" ""
AILY BIPTWFIKN. ALE)
AND BOUND lULli. .
in at t:'i5 n, m, and lp.l
ilVAIHl,IIDa 9 04 t TU,' A