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The following is the offlcinl proeranuno for
tile 1'resiilent's receptions on New Year's Day:
At 11 A.M. the President will receive the
Vice President, the members of the Cabinet,
the Diplomatic Corps, the members of tho In
ternational American Monetary Conference,
and the members of tho American Interna
tional llntlwav Conference.
At 11:15 A. M. The Chief Justice, tho Asso
ciate Justices of the Supreme Court of the
United States, tho Judges of tho United States
Court of Claims, auil the Judges of the Su
premo Court of the District of Columbia.
At 11:25 A. M. Senators and Representatives
in Congress, the Commissioners of tho District
of Columbia, the judicial officers of tho District,
ex-members of the Cabinet, and ox-Ministers of
the United States.
At 11:40 A. M. The officers of the Army, the
Navy, and the Marine Corps.
At 12 M. The Regents and the Secretary of
the Smithsonian Institution, the Civil Service
Commissioners, tho Interstate Commerce Com
mission, the Assistant Secretaries of the De
partments, the Assistant Postmasters General,
the Solicitor General, the Assistant Attorneys
General, the Commissioner of Labor, the heads
of the bureaux of the several Departments, and
the president and officers of the Columbian In
stitute for the Deaf and Dumb.
At 12:15 P. M. The Associated Veterans of
the War of 1S40, the Grand Army of tho Repub
lic, the Loyal Legion, and the members of the
Oldest Inhabitants' Association of the District
At 12:35 P. M. Reception of citizens, which
will terminate at 2 P. M.
Carriaces will approach the Executive Man
sion by the eastern cate and leave by the west
ern. Pedestrians will approach tho mansion by
the western gate and leave by the eastern. The
President will be assisted by Mrs. Harrison,
Mrs. Morton, and the ladies of the Cabinet.
The Vice President and Mrs. Morton will
receive on New Year's, from 12 o'clock M.
-until 2 o'clock P. M., at their residence, 1500
Rhode Island avenue, as follows: The members
of the Cabinet and the members of the Diplo
matic Corps, International Monetary Confer
ence and the American International Railway
Conference, the Chief Justice and Associate
Justices of the Supreme Court of the United
States, and the judges of the United States
Court of Claims and the judges of the Supreme
Court of the District of Columbia and the offi
cials of those courts, Senators and Represen
tatives in Congress ana the officers of both
Houses, the officers of the Army aud Navy
and the Marine Corps, the Commissioners o'f
the District of Columbia, and other Federal and
District officials. From 2 to 3 a general recep
tion will be held.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Somerville have issued
cards for the marriage of their daughter, Chris
tina, and Capt. William M. Somerville, on
Wednesday evening, at 72T Thirteenth street.
Miss Cynthia Cleveland will receive on New
Year's Day at SOT Twelfth street, assisted by
Mrs. EmiJy L. Sherwood, Coyne Fletcher, anil
Miss Anne Coleman, after 3 o'clock P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Cahill's reception to tho mem
bers of the American Historical Association
will take place on Tuesday afternoon, from 4
Mrs. Admiral Dahlgren has sent out cards for
a tea on Tuesday afternoon in honor of her son,
Mr. Eric Dahlgren, and his bride, n-e Drexel.
Mrs. Charles Hayes, of No. 420 New Jersey
avenue southeast, has sent out cards for a re
ception on Tuesday, from 5 to 8 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Cabell have issued cards for
Tuesday evening, from 4 to 0, to meet the mem
"bers of the American Historical Society.
Mrs. Chester Bell, of England, who is staying
at Jackson's, on Connecticut avenue, will re
ceive her friends on Saturdays.
Miss Daisy Garland has issued invitations for
a german at her father's houee on Rhode Island
avenue New Year's night.
Mrs. W. F. Mattingly, of No. 1010 II street,
gives a dance for young people to-morrow night,
from 7 until 10.30 o'clock.
The marriage of Miss Reck, daughter of Capt.
Reck, of the Army, and Dr. Philip Wales will
take place In January.
Mrs. William Thompson Harris, of No. 17331
street, will be at homo to her friends on Thurs
days after January!.
Mrs. Philip E. Chapin will bo at home on
"Wednesday afternoon, and 6he will keep Wed
nesdays in January.
Ex-Surgeon General and Mrs. Moore will en
tertain Cardinal Gibbons ut an evening rccep-
The Dancing ClasB w'ill have their second
meeting on Tuesday evening at the Natioual
Mrs. James M. Carlisle has issued cards for
Monday evening for a dance In honor of Miss
A ball will bo given on New year's night at
tho Uiicklugham to tho guests of tho house and
Mr. and Mrs. John Cropper will give a tea
to-morrow, froml to o'clock, at their residence
on M street.
Miss iloylo, tho aitlst, has out Invitations for
adaiiejng party on Friday at her studio in Ver
.Mrs. and Miss Farnuhar will ho at homo to
their friends on Tuesdays throughout tho sea
eon. Miss Sarah Leo Wood and Lieut. Lewis Nixon,
Of tho Navy, oro to bo married early In the sea
son. Mrs, Hammond, of JJeleourt, will ho ut home
to her friends on Tuesday afternoons in Janu
ary. On Fiiday ovening the fowling Club will
givo a giaud ball at tho National Rides' Armory.
Mss Florence Miller will give a luncheon on
Tuesday in honor of Miss Knox, of New York.
Mrs. Charles Gibson will begin her Tuesday
receptions on January 0 at tho Shoreham.
Mrs. Alex Magruder has Issued invitations
for a dinner party on Saturday evening.
Mrs. Commodore Skerrett will not receive on
Moudays uutil after tho holidays.
Miss Julia Edlo receives her friends on Sun
days after 4 o'clock.
Miss Ernst's dancing reception will como off
On New Year's Eve.
Mrs, Loiter has sent out cards for a dauco on
Mrs. Jugtico Rlatchford will not lcceivc tomorrow.
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Invitations have been received here for the
approaching marriage of Mr. Ernest W. Fill, of
this city, and Miss Lucy M. Schoonmakc, of
Snrlncticld, Mass. The ceremony will take
place on Tuesday evening. Januarv 0, at the
home of the bride. Mr. Fill is well known in
Washington. Ills parents still reside here, and
a number of his family and Intimate friends
will make the journey to Springfield to be pres
ent at the ceremony.
The American Historical Association will bo
entertained Tuesday afternoon, from 4 to 0
o'clock, by Mr. and Mrs. William D. Cabell,
who have invited a number of friends to meet
them. Mrs. Cabell will be assisted bv Mrs.
Leo Knott. Mrs. William Earle, Mrs. Tenuis
Hamlin. Mrs. Gen. Cllley, Mrs. E. II. Wal
worth, Mrs. A. Howard Clark, and Miss Cabell
will have with her Miss Nicolay and Miss
Tho following-named ladies of the Congres
sional circle at the Elsmere will receive on
the seasou for paving visits: Mrs. Burrows, of
Michigan; Mrs. Townsend, of Pennsylvania;
Mrs. Townsend, of California; Mrs. Perkins,
of Kansas, and Mrs. Wilkinson, of Louisiana.
The Gcrinau Club, chaperoned by Mrs. Sena
tor Faulkner, Mrs. Senator Dauiel, Mrs. Com
missioner McDonald. Mrs. Estes G. Rathbone.
Mrs. Cant. Haycock, and Mrs. Heaven, and
which promises to be one of tho social successes
of the season, will meet for the first time at
Mrs. Dyer's Dancing Academy, 1017 R street,
on Januarv 5, from y P. M. until 1.
The German Club will hold its first meeting at
Mrs. Tarbell Dyer's danciug academy, No. 1517
R street, on Monday, January 5, from 0 P. M.
until 1 A. M. The chaperoues of this new
organization are Mrs. Senator Daniel, Mrs.
Senator Faulkner, Mrs. Estes G. Rathbone,
Mrs. CommissionerMcDonald, andMrs. Heaven.
At Lincoln Hall on Monday evening, January
5, there will be a special performance for the
benefit of the Associated Charities. Morton's
comedy of "Speed the Ploueh" is now
being rehearsed by a group of young men
aud women, who are anxious to lend a hand for
The invitations for the Bowling Club Assem
bly dance and cotillon arc issued in the uames
of Miss Dahlgren and Miss Edie, the former
having been the original organizer of the club.
The dance will take place on Friday evening, at
0 o'clock, at the National Rifles' Armory.
Ex-Secretary and Mrs. McCullough and Miss
Mary McCullough will receive their friends on
New Year's Day at their residence, 912 Fif
teenth street, after 12:30. Mrs. McCullouch
will receive on Wednesdays alter 4 o'clock
throughout the season.
Cards are out for the marriage of Miss Mattio
G. Gillis, daughter of Mr. B. W. Gillls, of this
city, and Mr. Clarence E. Doyle, of Pittsburg,
Pa. The ceremony will take placo on Wednes
day evening in the Church of the Incarnation
at 7 o'clock.
The first dancing reception aud cotillon of
the Assembly-German takes place to-morrow
evening in the National Rilles' Armory. This
will be an assembly from S:30 to 11 o'clock,
when the regular german will commence.
The marriage of Mr. Charles Blake, of Fred
erick, Md.. audMiss Mamie Hammond.of Man
land, will take place on Monday, January 5, at
tnc home of the bride. Both "parties are well
known In this city.
Tho second dancing party of the Social As
sembly will take place on Monday, January 5,
at tho National Rilles' Armory. They aro
among tho mo6t enjoyable dancing gatherings
of the year.
The ladies of tho National Hotel will not be
gin their formal receptions until the second
Monday in Jauuary. lucre are a number of
Congressional families living at this comfort
Miss Lillian A. Norton, of 2021 Massachusetts
avenue, will receive on New Year's at the
loans Men's Christian Association rooms,
1409 New York avenue.
Invitations are out for Professor Sheldon's
annual class masquerade, to take place next
triday evening. This will no doubt bo a de
Mrs. Simon Wolf will receive on Now Year's
Day, assisted by her daughters, Mrs. Gotthold,
of iNcw York, and Miss Wolf, at No. 1125 Fifth
The Garfield Sewing Circle will meet next
I' riday, at 10:30 o'clock, at tho residence of
Mrs, Simon Wolf, 1125 Fifth street.
Mrs. and Miss Skerrett will not receive Janu
uary 1, but will resume their Mondavs on
Miss Annie Coleman will receive on Now
Year's Day at 807 Twelfth street, ufter 3 P. M.
Mrs. Emily L. Sherwood will receivo on Now
car's Day at 807 Twelfth street, after 3 P. MJ
Mrs. Herbert G. Ogden, of 1321 Nineteenth
street, will be at home Saturdays In January.
Coyne Fletcher will receive on New Year's
Day at 807 Twelfth street, after 3 P. M.
Miss Addle Larrlek, of Winchester, Va., Is
tho guest of tho Misses Walker, of Vermont
Mrs. Morton gave a dancing party last night
for her young daughters and their school-girl
Miss Fannie White, daughter of Mr. George
II. B. White, Is spending tho holidays In Boston.
Tho Misses Hardee, of Savannah, aro the
guests of Miss Stoddaid, of Sixteenth street.
Mr. Harry H. Fry, of tho United Press, and
Mrs. Fry aro visiting relatives in York, Pa.
Miss Hockaday entertained u party of young
lady friends at a luncheon yesterday.
Mrs. Henry Diaper and Mrs. Slocomb, of New
York-, aio at tho Arno for tho winter.
Miss Eleanor Blgelow.of Cambridge Mass., is
tho guest of Mibb Helen P. Hill.
Mibs Lilly Carr is spending the holidays with
her mother at tho Laugham.
Judge and Mrs. Mac Arthur will leave for
Florida early next month.
Senator aud Mrs. Dixon will return from
Rhode Island to-morrow.
The Misses Rhlnelander, of N'owYork, aro at
Miss Louise Llbbey Is spending her holidays
in tho city.
Mrs. Gen. Bragg is back from tho South.
itiesuay, tnc utu, ami on Tuesday, tho 27th of
January, and also on the last Tuesday before
The Potomac Relief Corps, (W. R. C.,) auxili
ary to the Department of the Potomac, G. A. 11.,
were inspected on Mondav night by tho na
tional inspector, Mrs. Read, of Boston, Mass.
I ho corps was out in largo numbers. Fourteen
candidates for membership were initiated.
After the inspection a reception was held and
ice cream and cakes served. Many comrades
appeared at the reception, and Clara Barton
was, as usual, tho member whom all delight to
honor. A vote of thauks was passed by tho
corps to tho merchants, business men, citizens,
and indeed all who cohtrlbutcd time, material,
or servico to render tho lato carnival such a
triumphant success, for it now appears that
twelve hundred dollars Is the surplus above ex
penses, Instead of one thousand, as before
reported. One hundred dollars was donated to
the G. A. R. for Christinas expenses to tho de
partment needy ones, and ouo hundred to fur
nishing a room in the National Homo for the
Army Nurses and Widows in Ohio. Mrs. Read,
IUSI)OCtOr. liaid tllO rnrn mnnv nnmnllniniite
aud expressed herself as greatly satisfied with
its record of work.
Miss Anna Davidgc was presented to society
at an afternoon tea on Tuesday at tho residenco
of her father, Mr. Walter Davidgc. Tho spa
cious innnslnn w-no luintitlfiill .,! i.,,.i,.i.i..
adorned with growing plants and cut llowers.
eber's Band furnished the music. The debu
tante presented a charming picturo in her pretty
gown of whito and blue silk. Tho ladies as
sisting were Miss Pheuix, In blue and whito
striped silk; Miss May Cox, in gray crGpe; Miss
Blackston, of Cumberland, iu licliotropo silk:
Miss Victoria Emory, in whito silk; Miss Low
ery, m white, with trimmings of scarlet velvet;
Miss Fleming, in light-brown silk, combined
with crepe; Miss "Washington, aunt of the debu
tante, in gray and black silk. Miss Maud
Davidgewas beautifully attired in whito silk
figured in delicate rose color.
Two handsome balls wero given on Friday
night. Both were in honor of debutantes "and
both wero notably handsome entertainments.
That of Mrs. aud Miss Phenix was In honor of
their young cousin, Miss May Cox, daughter of
Judge Walter Cox. The Phenix residenco on
II street was put in gala trim for the occasion.
Dancing was enjoyed until a lato hour. A hand
some supper was served. At Mrs. Leitcr's
Miss Pauline Leiter, tho debutante, assisted
Mrs. aud Miss Leiter to receivo tho brilliant
throng of guests. The spacious mansion was
ablaze with lights and most lavishly adorned
with growing plants and cut llowers. The
young people enjoyed the dancing uutil the
"wee sma' hours."
Dr. and Mrs. "W. W. Johnston gave a hand
some tea at their K-street home on Monday to
introduce their oldest daughter, Miss Mary
Johnston. Tho ladies assisting were Mrs. Hacket
Miss May Cox, Miss Anna Brooke, and Miss
Edie. Mrs. Johnston received tho guests, pre
senting them in turn to her debutante daughter,
who was prettily attired in red china silk, llow
ered in white. She held a large bunch of mixed
roses, and on a table was a mass of lovely bou
quetsthe gifts of friends and admirers to the
The marriage ceremony of Miss Bello M.
Ryan and Mr. Thomas II. Milton took placo on
Monday at tho home of the bride's parents, on
Eighth street. The marriage was witnessed
only by the immediate relatives of the high con
tracting parties. Rev. S. II. Greeno, of tho
Calvary Baptist Church, tied tho knot. There
wero no bridesmaids. Mr. J. S. Milton, brother
of the Broom, acted as best man.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Savillo, who have been at
the Gramercy since October, have left for
Thomasville, Ga., and St. Augustine, Florida,
where they expect to spend tho winter and
spring. They wero accompanied by their
younger daughter, Katherino their elder
daughter remaining here at Mrs. Somers's
Mrs. Gen. Custer returned to New York early
in tho week. After tho holidays Mrs. Calhoun
will accompany Mrs. Custer to this city, and
the former will give a recitation at tho G. A.
R. reunion. Mrs. Calhoun is tho widow of an
officer who fell In the Custer massacre.
Mrs. Georglo D. Todd and daughters aro lo
cated at Jackson's, on Connecticut avenue.
'""" uuiiBu on .juuerson riaco is occupied by
Mrs. and Miss Jannoy, of Baltimore. The mar
riage of Miss Janney and Mr. Paul Andrews
will take placo before Ash Wednesday.
On Mondav cvenliif Dr. htiiI Mm Tinm..,,!
entertained a company of young people at a
dinner in honor of Miss Ulrica Dahlgron and
her ilancC, Mr. Josiah Pierce. Among tho
guests weroMiss Pauncefoto, Miss Taylor, Lieut.
Alger, and Comto de Chambrun.
Captain and Mrs. Charles Campbell returned
from their wedding journey in time to spend
Chilstmas Day with their relatives In this city.
I he newly-wedded pair will reside with .Mrs.
Archibald Campbell on Do Sales street.
Mrs. Charles Porter, who has Just arrived
from lortMobrara, will spend tho season in
this city with her parents, Col. Wilklns, of tho
Army, and Mrs. Wilklns, of No. 1923 G streot.
Mrs. W. H. B. Ramsay, of 705 Fifth stroet
northwest, has with her as holiday guests her
bisters, .Mrs. Liobtug and Miss Duffoy, of Ohio.
Judge and Mrs. Edmunds will leavo for tho
Pacific Coast about January 10, to bo absent
Mr. Dul any Hunter, who has been living In
England for tho past two years, has returned to
Representative and Mrs. Royburn have taken
the house of Judge John Davis on Connecticut
Mrs. Don Cameron has returned from Now
iork and Is at her residenco in Lafayetto
-Mrs. Loulso Hilllaid Patterson Is established
for tho winter at tho Buckingham.
Naval Constructor Rook Is located for the
winter at 1318 Nineteenth street.
Mrs. John R. Hill and tho Misses Hill aro lo
cated on N street, Georgetown.
Miss Wai field Is tho guebtof Mrs. Payne,
wife of Col. James G. Payne. '
Lieut. John T. Honeycutt is at No. 2003 R
street for a brief stay.
Miss Alice Hutchinson has returned from her
hip to Albany, N. Y.
Miss Perrlne, of California, is tho guest of
Mrs. Senator Hearst.
Colonel and Mrs. Nickerson aro In Washing
ton for tho winter.
Miss Allco Everett Is spending tho holidays In
Miss Emma Jean Wilson is at 1827 I 6trcot.
928 F STREET,
Wo have the largest assortment or
LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S
TO BE FOUND IN THE CITY.
Ladies' Oxford Ties and
To match ovening dresses made to order at
In Alligator, Russia, and Oozo Calf
in great variety.
Soy's and Swisses' Dress
and School Shoes.
Wc give our personal attention to tho making of
our Shoes, theroforo can guarantco
qualit3, nt, and wear.
The New York
TOILET AND MANICURE PARLOR,
No. 038 F street northwest, over Standiford's
Drug Storo, will open for business,
S ATUltD AY. December 27.
, Will also have on salo
TOILET REQUISITES. PERFUMES, AND
From tho London Toilet Bazar Company,
Open daily from 9 A. M. to 0 P. M.
FINGER NAILS BEAUTIFIED
By skilled lady operators, graduates of tho Lon
don Toilet nazar, Now York.
CUT RATES-REDUCED PRICES:
Ladies and Children's Manicure fiOc
Gentlemen's Manicure joa
Ladies' Coupon Tickets, (7 treatments) S3 00
Gentlemen's Coupon Tickets, (7 treatments) SI 00
, .,., Superior work guaranteed.
Is Coming, and I am NOW pre
pared to show you a complete
line of Smoking Jackets, in
cluding a complete line of the
popular Japanese Goods.
Umbrellas and Canes,
Fancy Mght Shirts,
Collars and Cuffs,
In fact, everything to add to the
comfort of gentlemen. All the
aoove goods are offered at
TE3E H ? gES ,,
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
del 1-1 mo 1
KENISON & SONS,
Chiropodists and Manicures,
418 Twelfth St. N. W., Washington, D. O.,
Boston, Now HodrorU. Providouco, Newport,
New York, Chicago, St. Louis. oolJMy
BRYAN & COMPANY,
IMPORTING MEN'S FURNISHERS,
Cor. F and ism Streets.
Do we keep things for eco
nomical people ? Bless you,
yes. Nine-tenths of our
things are for economical peo
ple. We make the most show of
extravagant stuff, of course.
That's human. We all do.
What keeps us alive, though,
is having the best to be got
for the money.
Our shop is brimming over
with sensible Holiday Gifts.
These hints among many
Smoking Jack- Half Hose,
Bath Wrappers Umbrellas,
Collars & Cuffs Gloves,
Neckwear, Night Shirts.
Our purchasing resources
secure us exclusive control of
many elegant specialties.
BRYAN & COMPANY,
Corner F and istii Streets.
What to buy for your husbands, sons, brothers
and friends for Xmos P-vnts in tho way of
Men's Furnishing" Goods.
Wc ''avenronareda very attraotivo lino of
POPULAR GOODS, such as
NECK DRESSING IN THE VARIOUS SHAPES
ALL-LINEN HANDERCHIEFS, IN PLAIN
WHITE AND FANCY RORDERS. SILK
HANDKERCHIEFS. ELEGANT MUFF
LERS, GLOVES, SUSPENDERS. UM
RRELLAS, COLLARS, CUFFS. HALF-HOSE
NIGHT RODES. CUFF BUTTONS. SCARF
PINS. ETC., ETC.
There is tip bettor Holiday Present than a few
of Keep s Firm Dress Shirts. K. U. C. brand
GOc.;. K. brand, SI each; K. K. brand, S1.23. Best
in tlio world.
Wo wero fprtunato enough to seeuroa lariro
lino of ALL-LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS before
tho advanco In prices, consequently oifer you
theso proods i at the OLD PRI&ES. An elegant
AU-Linon Initial Handkerchief, 3 for SI. Our
:j.jo. Handkorchlofs aro a great bargain.
1 ou nro cordially Invited to inspect the above
KEEP UAlWACTURIM CO.,
OMYElt 1. BDIIBETTE,
137 Seventh street northwest,
SOLE AGENT FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
FINE TABLE BUTTER.
JOS. C. FEARSON'S SONS,
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING WELL.
KNOWN BRANDS OF FINE BUTTER:
and W. ! J
Also, l)liii, New Yoi'k, anil
AT STANDS 181 and 13 anil UlO-asi Con
1!) ana no i:iiNtern Murlcot,
71 "VHtorn Market,
Aii,?iSi.17,h "nd K st,oot8'
Conis' Suits Scoured mid Tressed, 81.
COATS, Me. PANTS, S5c. VESTS, 25c.
ALTERING AND REPAIRING
3R,. jjV. Kecve.Sj
811 K street Northwest (Undor tho Frederick.)
Gents' Suits Scoured and Tressed, $1.
at. x. jiajin,
703 Ninth street northwest,
425 North Eutawst., Baltimore.
COATS, 50o. PANTS. 25o. VESTS. 2oc.
ALTERING AND REPAIRING DONE
n , IN THE BEST MANNER.
Goods called for and dellvorod.
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