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THE SUNDAY MKRAUD, AUGUST 16! 1891.
How pntnful it is to tlio fcolitiK bcnrt,
To see Iho young, the jrif ted nnd the iray,
fr'nll victim to tho cruel spoiler's dnrt,
And in life's early raorntnjr pass away.
"Philosophy may analyze n tear, but it can
not curvo n hope in it; It may make a
spectrum, but it cannot make a smile; and
the text of this is a brief one: Died, on Sun
day evening the flth o( August, 1891, nt
GalUicrsburg, Md., Arthur T. Noff, nee 23
Tears, of typhoid fever. A resident of Wash
ington, D. C.
Death is sad under any circumstances; In
any form. In this instance, it did not invado
childhood with its withering breath or touch
youth's bright, sunny bowers. It did not go
'to the weary and tired of life, nor did It re
lievo the agonies of tho dcsolato of earth. It
came Jo one who was enjoying tho splendor
and vicor of matured manhood, whilst hope
was full i lown, aspirations crystallizing and
tho great panorama of life lying out boforo
him pulsating with promise "a thing of joy
and beauty." Yes, all the dareamB that
clustered around his young lifoihat beat in
tho bosimi of his manhood, have fallen
like the autumn leaves joys with thoir cher
ished and clinging memories, ambition with
its hollow pronu6es all havo ranished as tho
Dowers of spring. Speak not of tho April
tears of childhood, of the short-lived trials of
youth; we forget their lonely interest whilst
they last, but when a great sorrow looms up
against the Occident of life "it is tho first sun
set to the tirst man." No orient touches its
loom, no afterpiece of light turns tho shadow
of death into mourning. Such is life, ovor
restless end changing; to-day wo are drifting
vith tho tide on the sunny side of the stream;
to-morrow its blackened and moaning bil
lows are whispering in a melancholy voice of
that great, unknown, shoreless eternity. I
knew young Neff intimatsly, and every hour's
acquaintance increased my esteem and deep
ened my confidence. Ho was a young man of
warm impulses. His cordial manners and
""tender emotions constituted the most beauti
ful traits of his character, envy found no
place in his bosom. He had a word of good cheer
for all, and, as I often observed, was among tho
first to eud tho assuring hnnd and offer an
encourapine word to those with whom he as
sociated. The universal sentiment of all who
knew him, as a member of society, and in all
the relatious of life he was kind and gener
ous as a friend, candid, sincere and disinter
ested. It is not for me to enter the .domestic
circle, or lift tho veil that now envelops his
sorrowing widow and his many connections
and fricnls. Comfort for the mourning young
-widow and consolation for his bereaved fam
ily come to-day from sympathizing friends
the sorrow that broods and has enshrouded
their hearts since his death will continue to
fling its shadow over their brightest hours, but
thc kindly words sincerely offered will shluo
through it and picture on the sky of their fu
ture a rainbow of hope and promise.
PISH AS FOOD.
Lots for Sale in Hyattsviile.
We have several beautifully-located lots for sale in Hyatts
viile which can be
SOLD VERY CHEAP ON EASY MONTHLY
For particulars apply to
EASTER DAY MALLEHY,
624 P Stroot Northwest, Pacific Building.
"It Is Jfo More Brain Nourishing Than
One popular fallacy in connection with fish
may be noticed, namely, the oft-repeated as
sertion that the eating of that particular food
increases the brain power ! No one who has
studied tho subject can possibly believe the
assertion. A man might eat abuse portion
of fish every day of his life, and on tho day
of his deatb, if the quantity of phosphorus
(the brsiin iuvigorator) consumed were lo be
come visible, it would not amount to more
than might probably suffice to tip a couple of
iucifer 'matches. Communities havo existed
that lived almost solely on fish, but these ich
thyophacists were certaiuly not famous for
intellectual attainments. Nor are our fisher
villages, in many of which much fish is pre
sumably consumed, the seats of any great
amount of brain power. None of our fisher
folks are remarkable for genius, or even for
what is called common sense, their views of
life and its responsibilities being shrouded in
a haze of superstition, which they lack suffi
cient strength ot mind to 6ee through.
No fishing community, so far as is known
to the writer, has given to the world a great
man. Men of mark poet6, preachers, lawyers,
warriors, philosophers, and physicians have
emanated, in Scotland at any rate, from all
classes except tho fishing class. An eminent
Scotish medical practitioner, on being asked
why it is that fisher-folks are so barren of in
tellect, at once replied that it was "because of
tneir being 60 much Intermarried."
The businesBof fishing is hereditary in Scot
land, so that, as a rule, sons succeed their
fathers In the boats. Old Davis Cowle, at one
time a t ell-known Banffshire fisherman, on
being asl;ed if any man of his neighborhood
had ever brought up a son to be a minister
"Man," replied David, "there's no.ono o' tho
fisher landies here aboot that would mak' a do
cent precentor, far less a minister. Na, na,
-aince a fifcher, ay a fisher."
Upon one occasion when soma friends wero
praising fish to Douglas Jerrold, as the finest
possible food for Intellectual people, "Yes,"
said the wit, "I have been a gue6t within
these few weeks at .thirteen white bait dinners
and see hero (showing a packet of manuscript),
that nas just been rejected by a friendly edi
tor, who says it is not up to my mark. What
do you say to that's1"
That Awful Disease.
Feteiisuujig, Ind,, Aug. 8, 1890.
Dr. Bergen, City :
Deak Sm: 1 have been a victim to that
awful disease known as asthma all my life,
and very often I would bo down with It not
able to he out of the house and have tried
everytbiue I could hear of, but they never
-did me much if any good. 1 was finally per
suaded to try your cure. So, after taking a
few bottles of it, I was entirely freo from
asthma and havo not had any since and don't
feel that I ever will. I always keep a bottle
on hand, but don't think I will ever havo oc
aslou to use it. I can cheerfully recommend
it to al1 nufferers of a6thma. Believe me, your
true friend, Malle Lamb.
For sulo by Z. D. Oilman, 927 Pennsylvania
XiUtberan Excur- ion tol'on Mnr via Penn
The Lutheran Church will give an excursion
to Pen Mar on August 21 by special train
leaving Sixth-street station at 8:30 a. m. The
full Marine Band will accompany the party.
The Lutheran Annual Reunion will bo held at
Pen Mar on the 21st. The rate for round trip
is 1.50. Children half price. Pen Mar is
situated on the summit of tho Blue Ridge
Mountains 2,500 leet above tho level of tho
sea, ami is a most charming place for a days'
You Are 111 a Bad J?lx.
L. W. SPEAR.
GEORGE C VIDETTO.
PEAR & VIDETTO,
LOANS ANB INVESTMENTS MADE.
OFFICE: 610F STREET NT. "tV.
ZEnOIR, S -A. ID IE.
G st, bet 12th and 13th, business prop
erty, improved by 3-story brick,
22xl0S foot. Price, $15 per sq. foot.
13th and N sts nw, 11 rs and bath, all
m i 30,000
7th st, bet L and M nw, 2 brick stores
and dwellings, 12 rs 22,500
14th 6t, bet N and O nw, large store
and flats, 3 stories and collar, elevator 20,000
Q st, bet 17th and 18th nw, 12 rs and
bath, cabinet mantels, etc 15,000
M st, bet 5th and 6th nw, 9 rs and bath,
cabinet mantels S,500
Gth st, hot L and M nw, 9 rs and bath,
cabinet mantels 7,500
15th st, near T st nw, S rs and bath,
cabinet mantels 7,800
Westminister stnw, 9 rs and bath, bay
window and tower 7,250
10th st, bet-M and N nw, 7 rs and bath,
stable in rear 8,500
9th st, bet P and Q nw, 10 rs and base
ment; will exchange 8,750
N st, near North Capitol, Srs and bath,
all mi..'. 4,400
D 6t, near 1st nc, 6 rs and bath, bay-
. windows 4,000
12th st ne, 2-story bricks, G rs and bath
all m i, each 3,500
($750 cash, easy monthly payments.)
Gth st, bet G and H sts no, G rs and bath,,
all mi 3,800
North Capitol st, bet M and N, 8 rs and
bath, bay windows 4,700
1st st, near D no, 6 rs, bath, latrobo, etc. 4,500
(only $500 cash.)
Sth st no, near C, 7 rs and bath, electric
bells and speaking tubes 5,200
Maryland ave, near 12th nc, 4aroom
frame :........... 1,500
IF O IR,- S .A. L IE .
' Per Foot
P st, betlGth and 17th nw $2 25
13th and N sts nw 5 00
14th, near T nw 2 50
NHave, bntLandMnw 2 00
9th st, betRIavnandRst 1 G5
U st, near 14th st, nw 1 50
Florida ave, Lo Droit Park 1 12
Washington Heights, Wyoming ave 1 25
M st, near North Capitol 80
Lo Droit Park, Maple aye 80
Kcnesaw ave, Mt Pleasant, near 14th st.." 60
Columbia Heights, near 13th nw 40
15th and E sts ne, 20.000 let 35
SPECIAL BARGAIN iiuslncrs prop
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ome and Investment Go,
LOTS 50x150 CAN NOW BE SECURED FOE
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Subscriptions to the Capital Stock can now be
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An Innovation in Suburban
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THOMAS D. SINGLETON,
4-15 Scvoixtlx Street JVovtli-vvowi
2sTO"W" IS ITOTTIR, OSIJLlNrOElI
I am compelled to reduce my stock to make room for
:F"-A-IjI-. !S XT JP 3F Xji I ES S5
"Will?! will Soon UJcrIii to Awlvc.
I am aware that very many buyers are out of town for the season,
but believe there are enough left to take advantage of the really extra
ordinary bargains I am offering in every department of my business.
I cannot enumerate prices, as the space " does not admit, but am
giving a discount of from 1 o to 20 per cent, from my regular selling prices.
THIS REDUCTION places the greater part of the, stock at actual
factory cost. You will find the stock fresh, well kept and compara
Remember that you will find Furniture of all kinds, Carpetings and
Rug's, Oil-cloths, linoleums, Straw and Napier Mattings, Portieres,
Iacc and Silk Curtains, Draperies, Reed and Rattan Furniture, Window
Shades, Pole Cornices in Brass and the different Woods, and in 'fact
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I ani giving personal supervision to every detail of my business
and can assure prompt and ready attention to all orders. Complaints
investigated without delay and errors or mistakes rectified cheerfully
and at once,
THOMAS D. SINGLETON,
415 Seventh Street Northwest.
"VERNON," that delightful subdivision situated 9 miles from
the Capital on the main line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and
immediately adjoining Branchville, (where nineteen trains stop daily,) has
been placed in mv hands for sale, with instructions to give purchasers
the advantage of living in the country, as tney should live, not on a lot
50x150 feet, but on a lot (nearly six times as large) containing 43,560
feet or an entire acre. Streets have been laid off and plans made for
the erection of several handsome cottages.
"Vernon is high, dry, and healthy and commands a beautitul view
of the surrounding country.
We will offer this charming site, in lots of one acre each, (43,560
feet,) for $400; $25 cash, balance 10 per month, with 6 per cent, inter
est on deferred payments, or $350 cash.
Now is your opportunity to secure an acre of ground for the same
price that a lot would cost elsewhere. Buy and build a home or buy
for au investment. For further particulars call on
T. R. BROOKS, 616 12th St. N, W.,
REAL ESTATE, LOANS, AND INSURANCE.
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f. w. McAllister,
1311 F ST. N. W., WASHINGTON, D. 0.
Branch of No. 3 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Bid.
G. F. MeAVOY,
PLUMBER, GAS AKI) STEAM FITTER,
No. 706 Fourteenth Street, between G
Street and New York Avenue.
DEFECTIVE PLUMBING ALTERED
On Perfect Sanitary Principles.
J. MAURY DOVE,
GOAL and WOOD
SPLINT ASD CAMEL COAL
EVER SOLD IN WASHINGTON.
TWENTY-FIRST AND I STREETS.
120S H STREET, 1628 M STREET,
WHARF FOOT QY F AND G STREETS, j i .432 NINTH ST. N.W,
GARDEN HOSE & REELS.