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CONGRESS AND THE SERVICE.
Senate. Mr. Hawley introduced a bill pro
viding that hereafter promotion to every grade
In the Army below the rank of brig. gen. shall
be made according to seniority from the next
lower grade. Should tho senior ofllcor fail to
pass the ofllccr next below him in rank shall re
ceive the appointment. All the ofllcers who
served in the late war in case of failure on such
examination shall be placed on the retired list.
Mr. Chandler reported with amendment the
bill (303) relating to the pay and retirement of
the mates in the' Navy.
Mr. Hale introduced a bill (3147) providing
for an Asst. Sec. of the Navv. The salary is
fixed at $4,500.
Mr. Ingalls introduced n bill providing that a
soldier who has lost both eyes or one arm and
one leg, who may get married to some one to
take care of him, at his death tho widow shall
receive $12 a month as loug as she remains
single. Should a soldier's wife refuse to live
with him he may, after her absence of six
months, procure a divorce in any court upon the
payment of $.
Mr. Davis reported a bill (2SS9) for the relief
of Caroline Baker Stevens, relict of the late Col.
Robert J. Stevens.
Mr. Faulkner introduced a bill (31G7) author
izing the appointment of Ilenrr Haymond to
the position of capt. in the Army, and placing
him on the retired list.
Mr. Moody introduced a bill (3202) to fix the
rank and pay of the veteriuarv surgs. U. S. A.
Mr. Manderson reported the bill (30S0) pro
viding for the construction of a military store
house and ofllces at the Omaha Mil. Depot.
Also, adversely reported the bill (1400) making
an appropriation for extending and repairing
the mil. quarters at Fort Abraham Lincoln, N.D.
Mr. Stewart introduced a bill 1319S) providing
for the disposal of abandoned mil. reservations
House. Mr. Stahlnecker presented a joint
resolution authorizing the Sec. to remove the
naval magazine from Ellis Island, N. Y. H., and
to purchase a site and erect a magazine at some
Mr. Brosius introduced a bill (S2S2) author
izing the President to appoint physicians to fill
vacancies in the regular medical corps.
Mr. Morrow introduced a bill (82S5) to pro
vide for a subsistence detachment. U. S. A.
Mr. Harmer introduced a bill (S2SS) author
izing the Sec. to reopen the Navy Yard, League
Island, Pa., for the construction and repair of
Mr. Spinola introduced a bill vS340) to regu
late promotions to the heads of the staff depts.
of the Arm-.
Mr. Wickham introduced a bill (8345) to pro
vide for reimbursing ofllcers in the Army during
the late war for losses of property by capture.
Mr. Gest introduced a bill (S349) to grant to
honorably discharged soldiers and sailors of the
late war $50 additional bounty for each year and
fraction of a rear of service.
The bill (280) to refund to the State of W.
Va. the money paid to the ofllcers of 133d
Rect. V. Va. Militia for services rendered
during the war is favorably reported.
A favorable report is given the bill to au
thorize the Sec. of War to issue ord. and ord.
supplies to the State of Washing., in payment
of the same loaned by Oregon of Washington
while a Territory during the Nez Ferci war
of 1877 and 1878. "
The bill (5323) authorizing the President to
rnstore Tenedor Ten Evck to his former rank
V in the Army and place him on the retired list is
1 1UU1UUIJ ICUltCUi
v Mr. Osborne reported with amendment a joint
resolution directing the name of sharpshooters
and military service institution medalists shall
be inscribed in the Army Register, and author
izing the wearing of their decorations by such
Tbo bill (S. 237) for the relief of Maj. William
M. Maynadler, paymr. in the Army, is favorably
Mr. Wheeler reported with amendment the
bill (7990) to amend Rules and Articles of War
79 and 90, and to improve the administration of
justice in the Army.
Mr. Wheeler introduced a bill (8397) to In
crease the efllcieucy of the Army and Militia.
Mr. Cummings introduced a bill (8413) autho
rlzintr the President to appoint and retire Ed
ward W. Serrell with the rank and grade of
Mr. Fithiau introduced a bill (8415) placing
the name of Joseph B. Berry on the pension
rolls as a 2d it.
Mr. Whiting introduced a bill (8144) grantlug
muster, pay, and allowance to Capt. of Cav.
Michael Sheehy from June 13, 1804, to March
Mr. Boatner introduced a bill (8458) author
izing the purchase of teuts by the Sec. of War.
Mr. Spinola Introduced a bill (8400) to pro
vide for the refirementof disabled and wounded
general ofllcers of vols.
The leave of Post Chap. Shtrraan M. Merrill
is extended one month on surg.'s certificate.
Lieut. Fred. W. Foster, 5th Car., is granted
5 months' leave.
The sick leave of Lt. Luther R. Ilore, 7th
Cav., Is extended 2 months.
First Lieut. Ormadell Lisaak is relieved from
duty at Watervliet Arsenal, West Troy, N. Y
aud from temporary duty at the Standard Steel
Works, Thurston, Pa., and assigned to duty at
the proving ground, Sandy Hook, N. J., with
station at New York.
Lieut. Sidney E. Stuart is relieved from duty
at the Midvale Steel Works, Philadelphia, aud
ordered to report to Lt, Frank E. Jiobb6, Ord.
Dept., Bethlehem, Pa., for duty a6 his asst.
The leave of P. M. James R. Roche i6 ex
tended 20 days.
Dr. William P. Compton, 6on of Rep. Comp
ton, of Md,, has becu appointed asst. surg., and
detailed to West Point.
The leave of Capt. John A. Darling, 1st Art.,
is extended 20 days on surg.'s certificate.
Brig. Gen. William Smith will shortly come
to Washington to assume the duties of his of
fice. Lieut. Hampton M. Roach, 1st Inf., is re
lieved from duty at the Inf. and Cav. School,
The leave granted Lt. C. D. Palmer, of 4th
Art., is extended 8 mouth6 on 6urg.'s certi
ficate. Maj. Gen. George Crook, comdg. Dept. Mo,,
died at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Chicago, Fri
day morning, at 7:15 o'clock, of heart disease.
Uutil a few moments of his death ho appeared
to be in the best of health. The funeral will
lake place atOakwood, near Cumberland, Md
at 10 o'clock to-morrow ruornlnc, and will bo
attended by a number of ofllcers from this city.
It is thought that Sec. Proctor will bo unablo
to attend.' Gen. Crook was 01 years old last
The following changes arc ordered in tho
Eng. Corps: Capt. Edward Maguire will turn
over his nresont duties temporarily to Maj.
Charles W. Raymond, aud will proceed to
Louisville. Ky., aud relieve Maj. Amos
Sticknev of tlie work in his charge. Maj. Stick
ney will proceed to Buffalo, N. Y., and relieve
F. A. Mahon, who is ordered as eng. of the 4th
light-house dept., relieving Maj. Charles W.
The extension of leave granted Capt. William
A. Mlllor, 18th Inf., on surg.'s certificate, is
still further extended on surg.'s certificate.
Capt. James M. Ropes, Sth Cav., having been
found incapacitated for active service, is granted
leave of absence until further orders on account
Capt John G. Butler, Ord. Dept., is ordered
from the St. Louis Powder Depot, Jefferson
Barracks, Mo., to the works of the King Pow
der Co., Warren County, Ohio, for the Inspec
tion of powder for tho Ord. Dept., and on com
pletion of the duty will return to his proper
Gen. Francis II. Smith, late supt. of the Vir
ginia Military Institute, is dead.
James C. Stanford. Eng. Corps, now in New
York, will go to St. Louis, Mo., and report to
Lt. Col. Charles A. Suter, Eng. Corps, presi
dent of the Mo. River Commission, for duty as
secretary aud disbursinc officer of the Mo.
The leave of Lt. Lorenzo P. Davison, 11th
Inf., is extended 21 days.
Capt. James C. Ayres, Ord. Dept., at present
in Europe on leave, is assigned to temporary
duty at the works of Sir Joseph Whitworth &
Co.J Manchester, Eug., for tho purpose of wit
nessing the assembling and test of the 12-inch
mortar carriage in process of manufacture for
the Ord. Dept., aud on completion of this duty
to revert to a status of leave. His leave is ex
tended to June 1.
Maj. John I. Rodgers, 1st. Art., on duty at
the headqrs. DIv. Pacific as div. iusp. of art.
practice, is appointed to duty as insp. of art.
Second Lieut. Samuel D. Sturgis. 1st Art., is
ordered to report without delay at West Point,
for duty in place of 1st Lt. Henry T. Allen, 2d
Cav., who is relieved from duty at the Academy.
Lieut. Col. Joseph P. Farley, Ord. Dept., is
ordered from the New York Arsenal, Govern
or's Island, to the Benham Motor Works, Provi
dence, R. L; the West Point Foundry, Cold
Spring, N. Y.; the New Jersey Steel and Iron
Works, Trenton, N. J., and the Spiral Tube
Co's. and the Meade Machine Co's. Works,
Detroit, Mich., after which he will return to his
Col. William R. Shatter, 1st Inf., is granted 2
Capt. William S. Patten, A. Q. M., is ordered
to David's Island, Forts Hamilton, Wadswortb,
Schuyler, and Columbus, and to Willet's Point
on business connected with the Q. M. Dept.
Lieut. II. S. Bishop is ordored to duty at Jef
ferson Barracks, Mo., and on his arrival will
report by letter to supt. recruiting service at
JNew lorn, mis uetaii is maue wuu a view to
'duty until Oct., 1891.
Lieut, j! 11. II. Pesbine, 13th Inf., is detailed
to duty at the Ohio Normal University, reliev
ing Lt. John Baxter, Jr., 9th Inf., who is or
dered to join his co.
Sherman D. Callender, Hart's Grove, 19th
District Ohio, and Charles F. Smith, Chillicothe,
12th District Ohio, are appointed cadets at
Lieut. Charles G. Morton, 0th Inf., is relieved
from duty at the Florida State Agricultural
College, aud ordered to recruiting duty at New
Lieut. Robert II. Noble, 1st Inf., is detailed
to duty at St. Johu's College, Annapolis, Md.,
relieving Lt. M. F. Gamas, 13th Inf., who is or
dered to join his co.
THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS.
Lieut. B. T. Walling (junior grade) is ordered
to examination for promotion.
The court-martial convened at Mare Island
March 13, to try Comdr. B. Coughlan, of the
Mohican, for publicly criticising the Navy dis
cipline ami naval oinciais, enueu 'luestay last,
and the findings have been sent to Washington.
The court was unable to procure witnesses to
give evidence, as civilians cannot be made to
appear before naval courts-martial.
Charges against tho other officers of the En
terprise, as well as Comdr. McCalla, have been
pouring in during the past week at tho court of
iuquiry at New York appointed to Investigate
the charges of cruelty against Comdr. McCalla
Evidently a more disorderly crew could not
possibly bo assembled, aud when tho character
of such meu as these Enterprise seamen Is
taken into consideration, the truth of their
statements is apt to be doubted.
Comdr. Yates Sterling is ordered to the comd.
of the Dolphin.
Chap. Joseph P. Mclntyre is ordered to the
Baltimore, at Norfolk.
Commo. Charles O'Neill Is detached from the
Dolphin, and ordered to duty as lnsp. of ord.
at tho Navy Yard, Washington.
Lieut. J. W. Coxlin is ordered to special duty
at Philadelphia, Bethlehem, aud Pittsburg, after
which to proceed to Sau FranclEco as insp. of
steel at the Union Iron Works,
Lieut. Comdr. William II. Webb Is detached
from the receiving-ship St. Louis, April 1, and
ordered to the Navy Yard, League l6laud.
Chap. Frauk Thompson Is ordered to duty at
tho Navy Yard, Mare Island, Cal.
AsBt. Eng. A. G, Griffith has returned from
Philadelphia, havlug successfully passed the
examination for promotion, and is again at his
de6k in the Bureau of Steam Navigation,
Lieut. Comdr, William B. Newman Is do
tached from the NaTy Yard, New York, March
31, and ordered to the receiving-ship St. Louis,
Comdr. Yates Sterling i6 ordered to comd. tho
A6St. Eng. W, W. Bush is ordered to tho
Ranger, upon his arrival at the Navy Yard,
Mare Island, Cal.
After a series of mishaps Sec. Tracy, who left
on the Despatch last week bound for Norfolk to
institute inquiry ns to why the work on tho Bal
timore was not accomplished more rapidly,
finally reached there. A few miles down the
river tho Despatch ran agrouud, and tho Sec.
and party were obliged to complete the journey
on the Fish Hawk, lie returned from Norfolk
Tho report of the tr'al board on the guns of
the Vesuvius is submitted and awaiting the
inspection of the Sec.
The advisory board of the Navy Department,
composed of "Rear Adm. Harmony, Capt Skcr
rctt, Chief Eng. Henderson, Naval Constructor
Hanscom, and'Civilian Experts Steer and Arch
bold, Thursday began the consideration of the
claims of the heirs of John Roach to $90,000 for
extra work on the Chicago, Boston, and Atlauta.
Asst. Naval Constructor Charles B. Howes,
stationed at tho Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Va.,
died at his residence iii Portsmouth Wednesday
morning. The funeral services took place
Tuesday afternoon, the remains being after
wards forwarded to Chester, Pa. Deceased
was married six weeks ago to Miss McDowell,
The Iroquois sailed from Port Townsend,
Wash., to Mare Island Navy Yard, Wednesday.
As one engine has been repaired she was enabled
to steam G knots an hour.
The testimony of Lt. Buhu, executive officer
of the Bear, In the Investigation of charges
against Capt. Healy, in San Francisco, is to
the effect that under Capt. Healy's orders ho
took several sailors from tho bark Estclla to
tho Bear at Ounalaska last July and tied them
up for 15 minutes. He also afterwards double
ironed them and fastened them to stanchions
below the decks.
On Friday evening, at tho 2d Rect. Armory,
the Dept. Batt. made its initial appearauce as a
distinctive corps. A large Catherine was pres
ent to participate in the evening's 'enjoyment,
among which were many ladies, whose eyes fol
lowed the blue coats with admiration. Exhibi
tion drills by the War Dept. Rifles, Capt. Fred.
T. Wilson; the Post Office aud Interior Guards,
Capt. Frank W. Rowles, and the Treasury
Guards, Capt. Jesse M. Bassett, were features
of tho evening. Then followed batt. guard
mount, Capt. Jesse M. Bassett belnc detailed
as officer of the day aud Lts. Keyes and Moore
officers of the guard. Assembly was sounded
for batt. dress parade at 9 P. M., after which a
reception was held in the quarters of the batt.
adjoining the drill ball, Maj. George A. Bart
lett entertaining the friends of the field and
staff in his headqrs. After the dress parade the
3d Art. Band gave a promenade concert, which
was followed ty dancing until 12 M. Amone
the many prominent guests present were Gen.
Ordway and staff and many Regular Army of
ficers, Col. Clay, 2d regt; Maj. Dalton, Maj.
Campbell, Cants. Riley ,"Domer, O'Brien, Hor
ton, Beagle, Benson, aud Robinson and their
lieuts., of the District Guard. Among the lady
guests were Misses Bartlett, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs.
Cottrell, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. McDonald, Miss
Meigs, Miss Schubert, Miss Claire, Miss Fisher,
and many others.
The Emmett Guards gave a ball Monday
night at the National Rifles' Hall in memory of
St. Patrick. The hall was magnificently deco
rated and hung with the Stars and Stripes, aud
the Emerald flag, gracefully intertwined with
the banner of the entertainers, hung above the
door. Early in the evening a dance pro
gramme consisting of 22 pieces began the fes
tivities and lasted until an early hour. Those
in charge of the entertainment were: Execu
tive Committee Capt. Richard A. O'Brien,
chairman; Sergt. John Fainter, Jr., William
Downey, Jos. Edmunds, Corp. Daniel Nelligan,
John Gallagher, and Thomas Murphy. Floor
Committee Lieut. H. Walsh, chairman; Sergt.
Charles J. Harlow, Thomas Kelly, M. J. Shea
han, Charles Barnes, Corp. Samuel Gorman,
William Madigau, John Carroll, aud William
On and after April 1 companies of the 3d
uatt. win oe lormea on tueir respective unii
evenings at 8 o'clock, instead of 7:30, as at pres
ent. Co. comdrs. will see that hereafter the mem
bers of their cos. appearing in ranks with
overcoats invariably wear the capes, which will
be buttoned over tho back of the coat.
Capt. Oyster, of the Rifles, who has been con
fined to the house for several days with a se
vere throat trouble, is aaln about. "
Lmte Masonic Notes.
Hiram Lodge No. 10 will hold a special com
munication Friday evenlug for the third degree.
La Fayette Lodge No. 19 will hold a special
communication Wednesday evening for the
first degree, and on Thursday evening the of
ficers aud members will hold a banquet at the
RIggs House to celebrate the increase In tho
membership of the lodge, which has now
reached the total of ever four hundred. This
will be the most elaborate Masonic public affair
which has ever been held by any of tho con
stituent lodges of this jurisdiction, aud a dis
tinguished attendance of Masons will be pres
ent. Covers have beeu placed at five dollars
For the Benefit of tho Letter Curriers.
The recent epidemic of the grip laid up a
large number ot letter, carriers, and in conse
quence there was a heavy drain on tho funds of
tho Letter Carriers' Relief Association. Learn
ing of this fact, "The Bohemians" Dramatic
Club has tendered the letter carriers a benefit
performance for the purpose of replenishing
the fundi and tho offer has been gratefully ac
cepted. The performance will take placo at
Lincoln Hall on April 9. Tho play of "Fan
ehou" will be given, and it Is hoped tho public
will respond generously, as the object is cer
tainly a deserving one.
A Luxury of the Brttli.
A bath bat; Is a little toilet article that almost
everybody finds pleasant to use. It Is quite
easy to make one by taking tho upper part of a
fine white or unbleached stocking and filling it
with equal parts of barley and bran. Throw it
into the bath and allow it to remain until the
water feels soft and smooth to the touch. It
has a fine effect upon the skin.
Sprint' stock now complete; lit und finish of
every garment guaranteed.
Skyukii & Wood,
423 Eleventh street northwest.
All tho leading restaurunts have Partner's
Vienna Cabinet and Culmbacher Bocjb on
draught. Call for it.
THE SPRING RACES.
lroioct of u Highly Successful Mooting
nt tho llunning'fl Truck.
The signs of a successful race nicotine arc
everywhere apparent at the track of tho Wash
ington Jockey Club at Benniug's, As one sur
voys tho scene he can imagine tho clatter of a
field of horses speeding around tho track or tho
sturdy volco of the bookmaker shouting out his
odds. Everything pertaining to a good race
track, it is claimed, will be provided. Tho
management of tho new course has been liberal
lmuded, and nothing short of very bad
weather will interfere with a successful open
ing day, which is set for April 1. The meeting
will bo continued until April 5, inclusive.
There is a great advantage at this course, un
common to most tracks, and that is the grand
stand and betting ring aro 6ituatcd upon an
eminence. From the ground floor of tho grand
stand, as also from tho betting ring, a magnifi
clent view can be obtained of au entire race.
This will bo a source of gratification to thoso
who do not desire to remain in the upper part
of the stand, and will prevent tho annoyance of
making a hasty visit to the stand in order to
view a race. The grand stand is built in u very
substantial manner, due rcgurd havlug been
given to the matter of comfort and a good view
of the course. It will accommodate four thou
sand people. A portion of tho lower part will
be occupied by a well-stocked restaurant, in
which refreshments may bo obtained at city
prices. This will be appreciated by those who
kavo occasion to patronize the restaurant, for lt
is tho usual rule to apply a sort of doubling up
of prices at race tracks.
A fiuo club-house has beeu erected for the
convenience of tho members, and it will be in
charge of an experienced caterer.
As the racing seasou at Now York will not bo
inaugurated until May 15, tho prominent book
makers readily consented to transact business
with tho Washington Jockey Club, and an
abundant number of this fraternity will be on
hand to lay odds and accommodate backers.
As to tho stables, they are all-sufficient to de
light the heart of horse owners, being roomy
and well built, and capable of providing for
two hundred animals. If it is necessary to
have additional stablinc room it may bo pro
cured at Ivy City. Just at tho head of the quarter-stretch
a largo paddock has bean erected, in
which tho horses may be viewed and criticised
by those who wish to judge of their form.
The track is a mile one, with a width of eighty
feet. The soil is sandy uudcrneath, and after
a hard rain dries very quickly, which will pre
vent it from ever becoming "a sea of mud."
The home-stretch is a fine one of considerable
length, thereby allowing a great deal to be ac
complished before the fiuish is reached.
As to the horses, there will be a good repre
sentation. Already there aro in the immediate
vicinity of the track about sixty-five, which
number, it is expected, will be increased to be
tween two and three hundred at tho date of
opening, on April 1. Among those already
here are Oriflamme, Bess, Swift, and the speedy
The track is easily reached by a a fifteeu
minute journey on the B. and P. R. R., which
runs alongside the course. Those who prefer
the luxury of a carriuge rido to the track will
find it a short drive with good roads, which have
latelj' undergone thorough repair. Within the
course ample room for carriages has been pro
vided. Those who wish to witness good racing will
be amply repaid by a visit to tho meeting, and
as Washington people are noted for patronizing
a good race meeting it is predicted that the
succees of the now course is assured in advance.
The entertainment to be given by the Drama
tic Association last Saturday did not material
ize, the association having fallen through. The
cadets consoled themselves with a "stag," giv
ing the hop committee of the second class the
opportunity to try some new music. The pro
gramme for the farewell ball will include
twenty-five dances, eight waltzes, four landers,
schottlsches, and polkas, three yorkes, and two
galops. The invitations this year will be plain,
with only the monogram, but the programmes
promise to be novel and very handsome. The
following compose the committee: McGrann,
chairman; Preston, Belknap, Moale, Gillmor,
Zabm, Reed, Williams, D., j.aws, and Smith,
Miss Campau, of Detroit, who is staying at
Mrs. Fitch's, has ieturne' from a short visit to
Mrs. Groesbeck and Miss Groesbeck, mother
and sister of Cadet Groesbeck, of the fourth
class, are on a visit to tho Academy.
Mrs. Wain wright, who has been visiting in
Washington, has returned.
Miss Perkins, of New Haven, Conn., is visit
ing Mrs. Terry.
Death of a Venerable Citizen.
Mr. William II. Moore, the well-known
printer, died at the residence of his nophow,
.Mr. James W. Orme, on Friday, aged seventy
six years. Mr. Moore was one of tho oldest
printers in the city, and for years conducted an
establishment on Eleventh street. Ho was
loved and respected bv all who know him. Tho
funeral will take placo from St. Patrick's
Church this afternoon, at 3 o'clock.
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its timely use thousands of hopeless eases tuivo
been permanently cured. I shall bo glad to sen
two bottles of my remedy fkbb to any of your
readers who have consumption if they will send
mo their Express und P. O. Address. Respect
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Special attention given to tho supply of Family
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LIGHT INFANTRY ARMORY,
(Albaugh's Grand Opera House,)
IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON,
Monday, March 3 1, 1890,
Continuing for 12 Days.
Tho members of the Post, assisted by the
"Lincoln Relief Corps No. 0, auxiliary to the
Post, will spare no pains to make tho Fair an
attractive exhibition, deserving1 the earnest sup
port of their comrades and worthy the hearty
patronagt of the citizens of Washington.
Tho Light Infantry's splendid hall will bo
handsomely decorated. There will be a lino dls
pluy of various kinds of beautiful and useful
articles, Including: works of art. Refreshments
will bo served. Au excellent band will furnish
music, and thoso who desire to dance will havo
an opportunity. In a word, everything possible
will bo done and provided to promote the enjoy
ment of friends and patrons.
So great has been the demand on the Post
treasury for ordinary und extraordinary ex
penses that its resources have been pressed to
their extreme limit. Calls for substantial help,
coming as well from veterans outside tho Post,
or their relatives, as from its own sick and suf
fering ' members, have constantly increased its
All contributions cash.merchandise, and other
articles should be sent to Maj. William F. De
Knlght, Chairman of the Committee on Solicita
tions and Purchases, at Room 3, 1127 F street
northwest, Washington, D. C. Their receipt will
bo promptly acknowledged by the Corresponding
Secretary, and they will bo exhibited bearing the
name and address of the contributor. Acknowl
edgment will also bo made in the dally newspa
pers and in the Official Bulletin of the Fair.
LIST OF ARTICLED
No. 1 A Full Dress Uniform for tho Most Popu
lar Officer of the National Guard.
No. 2 A Silver Badge for the Most Activo
No. 3 A Gold Badge for the Most Popular
Member of tho Sons of Veternns.
No. 4 A Sewing Machine for the Most Popular
Lady. No. 5-A Gold Badge for the Most Efficient
Comrade of tho Grand Army of the Republic.
No.0 A Fishing Outfit for tho Most Expert
No. 7 A Nickel-plated Lantern for the Most
Popular Railroad Conductor.
No.S A Uniform for tho Most nighly Esteemed'.
No 0 An American Silver Watch for tho Most
No. 10 A Safety Iheyclo for tho Most Active
Boy. No. 11 A Gold Watch for tho Favorite Pago off
tho Fifty-ilrst Congress.
No. 12 An American Gold Watch for tho Most
Courteous Street Railroad Conductor.
No. 13-A Gold Watch for tho Most Prominent .
Male Pupil of tho High School.
No. 14-A Gold Watch for tho Most Attractive
Femalo Pupil of tho High School.
No. lfi A Uniform for tho Most Popular Ex--pressman.
No. 10 A Sliver Composing Stick for tho Most
No. 17 A Dinner Set for the Most Popular
Lady in tho District.
No. 16 A Gold Bead Necklaco for "Tho Sweet-
est Baby in tho World."
No. 10 A Diamond Ring for tbo Favorite
Young Lady Aeslstunt at tho Fair.
No. 20 A Gold-headed Cano for tho Ugliest
Man in Washington.
For hvery 100 tickets sold by ono person, Ouo
Round-trip Ticket tr. lloBton National Encamp
ment, in August.
Tho Tenth Ticket in every package is also
given to each person soiling a package.
A Full Dinner Set to tho Lady selling tho largest
number of tickets, and for tho second largesta.
number, a Diamond Ring.