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THE SUNDAY HERALD, NOVEMBER 8. 1891.
I 4. 17
NEWS OF THE LODGES.
"WHAT IS GOING ON AMONG THE
A Magnificent Mnsonlo Rnnquot Two
Woll-Knovrn MMom-Odd Fellow
ship's Lose In the Dcnth of OIItoz
Dafonr Note of Other Orgnulr.ntlona.
Tho following Masonic bodies mectupontbo
evenings ot tho ensuing week:
Masonic Hall. Grand Lodge of tho District
of Columbia, semi-annual communication,
"Wednesday, 11th, at 6 o'clock p. m.
Subordinate Lodges. Masonic Tomplo
Daweon No. 1G, Monday, 9th; Federal No. 1,
Tuesday, 10th; New JoruBalem No. 9, Thurs
day, 12th; St. John's No. 11, Friday, 13th;
Dope No. 20, Friday, 13th.
A. A. S. R. Sanctuary, 1007 G atrcot Ar
mlnius No. 25, Monday, 0th; Acacia No. lb,
Tuoeday, 10th; Harmony No. 17 Thursday,
Masonic Hall, Geoigetown Goorgo C.
WhltIng No. 23, Thursday, 12th.
Masonic Hall, Brlghtwood Skansbury No. ,
34, Monday, 0th.
Jloyal Arch Chapters Masonic Tomplo
Mount Vernon No. 3, Monday, 0th; "Washing
ton No. 2, Thursday. 13th; Eureka No. 4, Fri
Masonic Hall, Georgetown Potomac No. 8,
Gommandcrics Knyjhts Templar. Masonic
Tomplo Do Molay No. 4, Tuesday, 10th;
"Washington No. 1, Wednoeday, 11th.
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rii Sanc
tuary 1007 G street Evangelist Chapter Roso
Croix, Tuesday, 10th.
At the conclusion of tho Grand Visitation to
La Fayette No. 19, after listening to an In
teresting address by Past Grand Master Noblo
1). Xarner, tho bretbern present were invited
to adjourn to tho drill hall of tho National
Rifles' Armory, where a delightful banquet
had been prepared, to which the five hundred
brethren and guests of tho lodge did ample
justice. Tho hall was beautifully docoroted
with busting and ferns, the general effect
being very pretty. Past Master John H.
Olcott presided as toast master, and after an
invocation by the Rev. Brother C. C. Meador,
called upon tho Most Worshipful Grand Mas
ter, Thomas F. Glbbs, to respond to "Tho
Fraternity." The distinguished Mon re
sponded in his usual, earnest and eloquent
manner. "Sister Lodges" was replied to by
Past Grand Master Myron M. Parker
"Charity" by Leonard C. Wood, 8enior "War
den; "Our Government" by tho Hon. Hugh S.
Thompson, of South Carolina; "We" by Past
Master W. Hamilton Smith, of Harmony
Lodge No. 17; "She" by Pait High Priest S.
R. Bird, of La Fayette Chapter No. 5; "Tho
Babies" by Brother J. H. Llchlitor, of La
Fayette Lodge No. 10, and "Our Departed
Brethren" by Thomaa W. Crldlor, tho Junior
"Warden of the lodge. Tho toasts were inter
spersed with music by tho Sbubert quartette,
solos by Brothers W. D. McFarland, J. Honry
E.alser, and selections by a double quartette
composed of Alex. Mosher, F. W. Bird, J. H.
Kaiser, "W. D. Hoover, "W. D. McFarland, H.
C. Pearson, J. L. Blockmar, and "W. A. Wid
ney. Tho Marine band was also In attendance
and the entire affair was on tho most elaborate
scale ever given by any lodgo in the jurisdic
tion. The officers of tho lodge, especially tho
Worshipful Master James F. Scagss, wero
heartly congratulated, not only upon the
splendid results 'of the year but, also on tho
manner in which tho ceremonies of the grand
visitation was concluded. Tho officers and
past officers of the lodge are as follows:
Officers for 1891. Jamos F. 8cazgs. W. M.:
Thomas W.Cridler, J. W.; Albert F. Foxl
Treasurer; A. B. Coolidge, J. D.; Harry King,
J. S.; Leonard C. Wood, 8. W.; John H. Ol
cott, Secretary; J. W. Townsend, S. D.; Boone
Chambers, S. S.; 8. J. Halslett, Tiler, and
Pliny M. Hough, Master of Ceremonies.
Choir. W. D. McFarland, H. C. Pearson,
J. F. Blackmar, W. R. Laphaax, and F. E.
Past Masters Noblo D. Larner, P. G. M.;
Edwin B. MacGrotty, Joseph S. McCoy, P.
G. M.; Burton R. Ross, Albert F. Fox, Frank
lin B. Miller, John H. Olcott, Samuel M.
Toatman, Hiram H. Martin, John "W. Ross,
John M. McKinney, Calvin Neilson, Henry A.
"Whallon, Frank M. Marshall, Thomas
Mitchell, James P. Pearson, William G. Pow
ers, W. Harry Olcott, Thomas R. Turnbull,
William W. Upton, William S. Parks, Henry
8. Merrill, J. G. W.; M. U. Strickler, and
James H. Wardlo.
The grand visitations for tho week are as
follows: Monday evoning, Dawson No. 10,
presided over by that highly popular and re
spected Mason, O. T. Thompson, and Tues
day evening the official round of visits will
terminate at a special communication of
Naval Lodge No. 4, on Virginia avonuo south
east. Tho most important event of this week In
craft circles will bo the semi-annual communi
cation of the Grand Lodgo pn Wednesday
evening when tho annual election of officers
will occur, The official line of this body is as
follows: Thomas F. Gibbs, U. W. Grand
Master; F. G. Alexander, R. W. D. Grand
Master; L. C. Willlamsou. R. W. 8. Grand
Warden; H. 8. Merrill, R. W. J. Grand
mbiuuu, ,. jlx. oingjeion, it. v. urand
Secretary; C. C. Duncapson, R. W. Grand
Treasurer; Joseph Hamacher, W. Grand Lect
urer; C. B. Smith, Rev. and W. Grand Chap
lain; D. G. Dixon, W. Grand Marshal;
George W. Baird, W. 8. Grand Deacon; J. F.
Blackmar, W. J. Grand Deacon; J. 8. Tom
Hnson, W. Grand Sword Bearer; W, C. Blck
ford, W. Grand Pursuivant; 8. C. Palmer, W.
S. Grand Steward; Harry Standiford, W. J.
Grand Steward; Thomas J. Edwards, Grand
On Monday evening the Rose Croix funeral'
service, which has been described in a former
edition of The IIbuald waa held at tho
Cathedral of tho Scottish Rite over the re
mains of Brother Francis Martyn, 33d degree.
At 1 o'clock, Tuesday afternoon, Albert Pike
ConsiEtory, Washington Commandery No, 1,
and Pentalpha Lodge No, 33 escorted the re
mains to tho B. & P. depot whencn the wero
forwarded to Lynn, Mass,, In cbargeof Brother
J. H. Trimble, 82d degree, representing Sir
A. H. Holt, Venerable Master of Kadoab.
New Jerusalem Lodge No. 9 will confer the
3d degree Thursday ovenlng St. John's
Lodge No. 11 will confer tho 1st and 2d de
grees Friday evening Hopo Lodge No. 20
will confer the l6t or 2d degree Friday
evening Harmony Lodge No. 17 will
confer the 2d degree Thursday evening.
The American Tylerr a Masonic paper pub
lished at Detroit, Mich., printed In Us last
issue tho ticcount of tho recent baptism In
Mithras Lodge of Perfection which appeared
in tho Hekai.d of tho 25th Instant. Tho
matter was copied word for word, tho only
omission which was mado by tho Tyler being
tho failure to givo The Hekju.d credit for tho
nrtlclo. It is understood that tho agent who
has been soliciting subscriptions for th o Do
troit publication is still in tho city.
MASONS OP NOTE V.
J. Ilarry Cunnlnj;ltniii,'W. M., nntllV. A.
Grnlg:, Secretary of Hope Iiodgo.
W. A. Craig, Secretary ot Hope Lodge No
20, was born iu Brockport, Monroe County,
N. Y,, and removed to thc city of Rochostor
whon a child. Ho attended tho public
schools ot that city and graduated from tho
High School just prior to the breaking out of
tho war. Ho enlisted in the Lnlon Army and
served In tho Fifty-fourth New York Volun
teers until tho close of tho rebellion. Shortly
after ho engaged in the lumber business in
Tennessee, returning to Rochester In 1870
where he engaged In the flouring buslnoss. In
1871 ho came to Washington and secured a
clerkship In tho War Department, where ho
still remains. Ho received tho Master Mason's
degree in Hope Lodge No. 20, November 14,
1873, and after filling several official stations
was elected Master In 1879. At tho annual
election of 18S6 ho was chosen Secretary and
has ever since been re-elected to that office.
February IS, 1879, he received tho Royal Arch
degree In La Fayetto Chapter No. 5 and in
December, 18S4,was elected Secretary,to which
position ho has been continously re-elected.
He is a member of Columbia Commandery
Ho. 2, Knights Templar, and In December,
18S9, completed his Masonic journoyings by a
pilgrimage across the hot sands of the desert
under tho protection of Almas Temple, A. A.
O. N. M. S.
J. Harry Cunningham, Worshipful Master
of Hope Lodge No. 20, was born in Washing
ton, D. C, July 19, 1805. Brother Cunning
ham's education was received in tho public
schools of Washington, graduating from tho
High School In June, 1881. On leaving school
ho entered tho engraving establishment of
Maurice Joyce and for ten years has been
constantly in his employ, enjoying his confi
dence, and having charge of the artists' de
partment. Brother Cunningham joined tho
Masonic fraternity in April, 1880, boing mado
a member of tho lodge over which ho now pre
sides: Ho Is a member of Columbia R. A.
Chapter No. 1, Columbia Commandery No. 3,
Almas Temple, A. A. O. N. M. 8., "and has
received tho 8th degree In Mithras Lodgo,
Scottish Rite. He is also an enthusiastic
member of tho Junior O. U. A. M. represent
ing tho Btato of Virginia in tho National
Personals Tho choir of La Fayette Lodgo
No. 19, Brothers W. D. McFarland, H. C.
Pearson, J. F. Blackmar, and W. R. Lapham,
are gaining a splendid reputation for their ex
cellent singing Brother Robert 8. ConllfT,
of Harmony Lodgo No. 17, has disposed of
his business interests in this city and located
In Denver, Col., the change boing made on
account ot his health ...... Several prominent
members of tho Scottish Rite aro at Cherry
stone Villa enjoying tho excellent shooting
with Brother LeroyM. Taylor, 38d degree
Sir Knight John K. Robinson, Eminent Com
mander of Columbia Commandery No. 2, will
have the satisfaction of knowing that his ad
ministration will be tho most successful year
in the history of the commandery. Until
further notice special conclaves will ba hold
every Friday which is not flllod by a regular
meeting Iu order to accelerate tho work ,Blr
Knight Fittls returned to the city this weok,
TbeT3octor's absence from his commandery
eyon for the brief period of his stay was re
gretted by his fraters of No. 2 Brother A,
H. Holt, 32d degree, G. C. H., recovered suf
llclently from his recent illness to be at tho
Sanctuary last week Tho excellent music
ot tho Shubert Quartette was highly appre
ciated at tho several grand visitations where
they sang Brother W. F. Smith, of Har
mony Lodge No. 17, tho leading cornotist of
the Marine Band, rendered several beautiful
solos at the grand visitation to his lodge
The souvenir programme of the visitation to
La Fayetto Lodgo No. 19, printed by Brother
H, I, Rothrock, was of handsome design and
in excellent taste Past Master John H.
Olcott camo from Richmond to attend the
grand visitation to his lodge Sir Knights
E. B. Ilarry, Generallssmo, and A. J. Terry,
Benior Warden of Columbia Commandery No.
2, always have a pleasant word for visiting
Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
J&3 If the according Secretaries or some
other members in the several lodges, who may
feci an interest in keeping this cofiimn repleta
with news showing the doings of the order, will
send items of interest to this office, care editor
L O. O. F. column-, or to Grand Master If. G,
Hazard, or Deputy Grand Master Crawshaw,
the same tvill reach their intended destination
and rcccivepropcr attention.
By tho doth on last Tuesday morning of
Past Grand Master and Past Grand Koprcson
tatlvo Brothor Oliver Dufour, Odd Follow
shln In tho District has sustained a loss from
which it will not soon recover. Brother Du
four was initiated Into Fucenlx Lodgo of Vi
vay, lud., on February 18, 1841. Ho becamo
Grand Master ot tho Stato of Indiaua in 1831,
was elected representative to tho Soverelgu
Grand Lodgo iu 1853, and assisted in institu
ting tho first lodgo of tho Daughters of Ro
bckah in company with tho into VIco Presi
dent, Schuyler Colfax, whoso great mind con
ceived tho Rebckah degree, now such npower
for good. Brothor Dufour eamo to Washing
ton In 1857, and immediately becamo a rnom
bcr of Washington Lodgo No. 6, and Colum
bian Encampment No 1. In 1885 ho was
returned to tho Sovorolgn Grand Lodgo of
tho United States and served as tho roprcson
tativo from tho Grand Encampmont of this
jurisdiction until last July, whon illness com
pelled him to docllno further honors. His
tall figuro gavo one tho Impression of thovon
erablo patriarch that he was. His lifo In tho
family circle, tho lodge-room, and in all his
relations with mankind was a noblo one. Tho
principles of Odd Fellowship wore a part of
his very being. On February 18 of tho
present year ho celebrated a halt century of
usefulness in tho fraternity of his cholco.
Tho soveial organizations of tho order to
which ho belonged wero called together on
last Wednesday ovenlng and appropriate
committees wero appointed to mako all neces
sary arrangements for his funeral. On Fri
daypvoniug a commlttoo of eight proceeded
toHyattsvlllo, Md., whero tho deceased was
stopping at tho residence of his son, and es
corted tho remains to this city, where they
now Ho in stato at Odd Fellows' Hall, Seventh
street northwest, in charge of a guard of honor
from the Grand Canton, Patriarchs Militant,
of which the deceased was a membor. The
funeral will take place this afternoon at 2:30
o'clock from St. Andrew's Church, cornor of
Fourteenth and Corcoran streets northwest.
Tho 60Voral organizations will meet at Odd
Fellows' Hall, Seventh street, at 1 o'clock, and
escort tho remains to tho church. Tho inter
ment will be at Rock Creek Cemetery.
On Friday of last week, a largo delegation
from thiB city led by P. G. A. L. Whaling,
paid a fraternal visit to Potomac Lodge, of
Alexandria, Va., to witness tho conforring of
tho degree of Friendship on several candidates.
Tho visitors speak in the highest termB of tho
work performed by Potomac Lodgo. After
the conferring of tho degree, all present re
paired to tho banquet-room. During tho even
ing Deputy Grand Master Starisbury, of
Virginia (a member of Potomac Lodge), was
presented with a handsomo emblematic jowel.
Both Federal City and Union Lodges pro
pose paying official visitations to Baltimore at
an early date. Tho former will visit Indepen
dence Lodgo and the latter Pacific Lodge.
PaBt Grand Master Law, of Maryland, a
weekly visitor at Federal City Lodge No. 20.
is always welcome.
Past Grand T. Edward Clarke, ir.. has been
elected Treasurer of.Unlon Lodgo No. il, vlco
P. G. H. A. Dobson, reelgned.
A pleasant and profitable "meeting was held
in Harmony Lodge-room on Monday evoning,
tho occasion being tho semi-annual grand
visitation to that lodgo. Captain Shackelford
was present with Canton Potomac, "tho prido
of tho order." Tho examination of tho
officers of tho lodge, which was conducted bv
Grand Representative F. A. Stlor (Grand Re
presentative M. D. Bralnard boing absent on
account of slcknees), was very satisfactory.
The entertainment at the close of tho examina
tion was participated In by Grand Ropre
sontatlvo Stler, Grand Master Hazard, Grand
Warden Wood, Grand Secretary Allan, Grand
Treasurer Espey, Grand Conductor Bennett,
Grand Marshal Thomas, Grand Herald Mc
Dade, P. G. P. Shackelford, P. G. Samuel
Mahoney, P. G. Boyco, and others.
I. O. O. F. Notes. A large number of mem
bers and visitors wero present at Union Lodgo
No. 11 Monday ovenlng to witness tho confer
ring of tho Initiatory degree. One brother was
admitted by deposit of card from Falle Church
Lodge, Va.... .Deputy Grand Mastor Crawshaw
was missed from tho visitations on Monday
and Tuesday evenings. ' He spent those days
at his old homo In Pennsylvania.... -Harmony
Lodgo No. 9 expects to work the Initiatory
degree to-morrow evening It Is stated on
good authority that Canton Potomac pro
poses to surprise a certain lodge In the
western part of the city at an early dato by a
visit... .-Union Lodgo will confer tho degreo
of Friendship to-morrow evening Tho
memberhlp of Harmony Lodgo No. 0 at the
beginning of tho term was 100. This number
with tho 7 initiated slnco makes the present
membership 197. During the term this lodgo
has averaged $11.41 per week paid out for
sick bonefiti Covenant Lodge Ho. 13 li
recovering from tho hard work performed
during their recent successful fair, and will
soon be In perfect trim for tho exemplification
of degreo work. This lodge it one of the
most Buccessful In tho District Mount
Nebo Bncampmont No. 6 conferred the Royal
Purple degree upon a candidate laet Wednei
day evening ...... Out of respect for tho
memory of Past Grand Representative
Oliver Dufour tho grand visitation
to Columbia Lodge No. 10 has been post
poned to Thursday, Deeembor 8 Tho visi
tation to Eastern Lodge hat beoa fixed for
December 11. That to Mechanics Lodgo has
been changed to December 4 Grand visita
tions will be made by the Grand Lodge offi
cers this week to tho following lodges:
Beacon Lodge No. 15, to-morrow evoning;
Ruth Lodgo No. 3, Wednesday, November 11:
Friendship Lqdee No. 12, Thursday, Novem
ber 12; Central No, 1, Friday, November 18.
A large attendance Is requested The Grand
Patriarch has announced tho following visita
tions to tho subordinate encampments: Fred.
D. Stuart Encampmont No. 7, Tuesday, Nov
ember 10; Columbian Encampment No. 1,
Wednesday, November 11; Magenenu En
campment No. 4, Friday. November 27;
Mount Nebo Encampment No, 6, Wednesday,
November 16 Beacon Lodgo No. 15
has four candidates duo for tho initiatory
degreo to-morrow evening Central No. 1
has commonced Its fall work In earnest. Two
applications for membership aro in tho hands
Consumption Burely Oared.
To tho Editor: FloaBO Inform your readers
that I have a positlvo remedy for consump
tion. By Its timely uso thousands of hopeless
cases have been permanently cured. I shall
be glad to send two bottles of my remedy
ifBu to any of your readers who have con
sumption If they will send me their Express
and P. O. Address. Respectfully, T, A.
Slocum, M. C, 181 Pearl Bt., N. Y.
THE GOUDEN CROSS.
Somi-AuntiRl YUltnttons by tho Grand
Grand Commander John N. Ehlo hos an
nounced tho 6oml-nnnual visitations of tho
Grand Commondor and officers of tho Grand
Commandery ns follows:
Goodwill at Scottish Rtto Hall, No. 1007 G
street northwest, Monday, Novcmbor 9.
Anacostla at Masonic Hall, Anacostla,
Wednesday, Novombor 18. Mount Vernon nt
Societies Temple, corner Fifth and G streets
northwest, Thursday, November 19. Halcyon
at Societies Tomplo, cornor Fifth and G stroets
northwest, Friday, Novembor 20. St. John's
atGoldon Cross nail, No. 310 Pennsylvania
avenue southeast, Saturday, November 31.
National at Harris' Hall, cornor Seventh and
D streets northwest, Monday, Novembor 23.
Columbia at hall, cornor Eighth nnd I stredts
northeast, Tuosday, November 24. Meridian
at Societies Temple, corner Fifth and G streets
northwest, Friday, November 37. Capital nt
Gbldon Cross, No. 310 Pennsylvania avenuo
southeast. Saturday, Novembor 23.
In addition to tho prizes horetofore offered
by tho Grand Commnndor for tho largest nt,
ton (3an Of! nnd Mm 1nrrnf. tnnrnnen In mnmlinc
ship, ho now offers an additional prizo (not to
bo named until presented to tho coram andorv
officers show tho greatest proficiency
In tho rendition of tho ritual. To provide tho
uvuicuco in mis competition each commanuory
will bo asked on tho occasion of tho official
visitation to work tho 3d degree ontiro, and
tho decision will bo mado by tho commlttoo
appointed by tho Grand Commander, consist
ing of Dr. 8. I. Groot, of Goodwill; Dr. J.
N. Granger, ot Morldian; and Mrs. Martha J.
Poabody of Capital.
Tho initiating officers in tho commandories
for tho prcsont term aro as follows: Goodwill
Miss Adelaide Paj'ne, Mrs. Mattlo R. Johnson,
Rov. W. H. Schell, Hervoy S. Knight, and
Samuel II. Knight. St. John's E. R. Bar
bour, Mls3 Jonnio C. Bean, Dr. B. A. H. Mc
Kim, Mrs. Mary L. Hawkins, and Clarence R.
Newman. Meridian D. M. Keck, Mrs. Julia
A. Breed, Oscar T. Townor, Charles L. Pat
ton, and Georgo C. Hough. Halcyon W. 8.
Stetson, Mrs. Mary R. Stetson, James W. Love
less, Gorhart E. Toepper, and J. C. Swift.
Capital Frank E. Newton, Mrs. Mary E. Pea
body, Theodoro F. Swayze, D. L. Gold, and
Miss Marguerite McCutcheon. National W.
H. H. Keslor, Miss Annlo Beach, Mrs. Susan
J. Kcslcr, Dr. Charles Allen, and Howard L.
Norton. Columbia Dr. J, A. Dickinson, Mrs.
Anna A. Harvey, Rev. Dr. M. N. Cornelius,
Dr. D. OHn Loech, and W. J. Holtman. Ana
costla Thomas J. Putnam, Mrs. Nellie C.
Ottorback. D. L. Pitcher, Stephen Slmonds,
and Mrs. Eliza P. Walson. Mount Vernon
J. H. A. Fowler, Miss Emma V. Dulin, Dr.
Harlow R. Street, John R. Stier, and Charles
Mount Vornon Commandery hold a very
Interesting meeting on Monday evening last,
Noble Commander J. H. A. Fowler presiding.
Tho 1st and 2d degrees wore conferred on
Samuol E. Mullan and Mrs. Mary M.
Koontz. Grand Commander Ehlo was pres
ont, and spoko on tho ritualistic work. Tho
musical and Utorary entertainment of this
commandery given on Tuesday ovenlng was
enjoyed by s large audience. Tho programme
was In charge of tho Washington Mandolin,
Banjo, and Gultur Club, which rendered a
number of their pleasing selections. Miss
Mabel Hogo gave a song; Miss Delia Perry a
piano solo; Mr. Charles S. West, comic songs;
Mrs. M. A. Nallor, recitations; Mr. Stephen B.
Clements, banjo solo: Mr. Frank Harrison,
specialties in elocution. Past Noblo Com
mander Fred A. Stler, who was to deliver tho
addross on "The United Order of the Golden
Crois," was detained at homo by indisposi
tion, much to the regret of tho audience.
nalcyon Commandery held an open meet
ing on Friday ovenlng, Noble Commander
Wyllls 8. Stetson presiding. The committee
In charge of the mooting was composed of
Mrs. R. D. Meston, Mrs. R. M. Humphrey,
and Mrs. M. R. Stetson, under whose direc
tion tho following programme was presented,
every numbor of which was finely renderod:
Vocal solo, J.Walter Humphrey; recitation,
Miss Annlo Adklns; vocal solo. Miss Kate El
lis; vocal solo, Mrs. Dr. Donohoue; guitar
duet, Messrs. Clarence Bowen and Leon
Weavor; recitation, Mies Jennie MIckle; vocal
solo, Mlse Jesslo Pope; vocal solo. Miss Ida
O'Neal. Refreshments wero served under the
direction of the ladles of the commandery.
Independent Order Mechanics.
At L Fayette Lodgo No. 13, Thursday
night, Brother Elijah Edmonston being in
waltlng.was brought In and introduced. Past
Grand Architect, T. H. Watson, was present
and gave tho members a cordial invitation to
attend the meeting of Anchor Lodge next
Monday night, when the 2d dogree will be con
ferod upon three candidates. On Novembor
13 tho following degreo work will be due, let,
Sd, and 3d. The next grand visitation will bo
to Capital Lodgo No. 11, on Friday, Novem
ber 18. Mombers of sister lodges are cordi
At Anchor Lodgo No. 9 Monday night
there waa a very large attondauco of membere
together with largo delegations from other
lodges. Brother William Gllllnghaus was re
ported very sick. W. L, Humphry was
elected to receive tho first degree. After
transaction of routine builnees, the Grand
Architect Jand officers of tho Grand Lodgo
were announced in waiting for tho purposo of
paying this lodge its annual visitation. They
wero received In due form. In obedience to
a friendly challenge, iieued by tho degree team
of this lodge to La Fayette Lodge, thoy wero
present and ready for work. Tho team of No.
v Initiated Messrs. Humphry and Rush, and
No. 13 Initiated Mr, Purcell, at tho conclusion
of which the judges decided that the team of
Anchor Lodge had rendered tho most impres
sive work, This makes them tho leading
team of the District. The Grand Secretary
and Grand Treasurer mado flattering reports.
Tho Grand Architect complimented tho Lodge
upon Its prosperous condition. Several of tho
Grand officers wero presented with floral tes
timonials. At tho conclusion of tho exercises
refreshments were served.
At tho meeting of Capital Lodgo No. 11
Friday night Brother Truxel was reported to
bo in a very precarious condition. Past Su
preme Rulor H. E. Weaver mado a very stir
ring address. Vice Grand Architect G. W.
Berry also addressed th8 lodge. JGrand visi
tation to this lodge, Novembor 18, when it Is
hoped that every mombor will be present.
Taylor Brothers Quartette, composed of
Brothers J. E. and B. Ft Taylor and C. F.
Miller and J. H. Cathell, of Lafayette Lodgo
No. 13, are looked for on this occasion. Mem
bora of sl6tor lodges are cordially invited to
Ton Aro In a Uad Plx.
But wo will euro you If you will pay irs.
Men weak, nervous, and debilitated, suffering
from evil habits or later indiscretions, send for
Book of Ltpb, Dr. Barker's Medical and Sur
gical Institute, 153 N. Spruce street, Nashville,
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037 and 039 F Street Northwest.
Fino Millinery, Cloaks, Hosiery,.
TIIE GREAT CLOAK SALE OF 1891..
Jackets OQJ Jackets
Jackets $ Jackets
Tho balancs of the 234 Jackets that was on
sale Saturday to bo continued
To bo sold at one-third tho present
To-morrow (Monday) from 9 a. m. until G
p. m. you will find on our centre tables the
balanco of 234 Jackets. Divided in two lots..
M). 1 AND NO. 2
at tho following prices:
.. li. x at S, No. 2 at $8. Wo guarantee
that tho regular prices of tho $0 Jackets aro
from $9 to $12, and tho regular prices of tho
$8 ones from $12 to $20. "
This salo is not a Forcod Sale.
This salo is not tho balance of ours or any
body olso'a left-over stock.
This salo Is not a Special Discount Sale, less.
10 per cent, or 20 per cent.,
But a discount salo less 50 per cent.
ThiB Salo is a Sale of this
Fall and Winter Jackets
Mado by one of the best manufacturers as
sampleB and bought by us (as wo aro one of
thoir best customers) at about ONE-THIRD
of. tho actual valuo, and we are willing to
glvo our customers th6 benefit of this great
Come and Convince Yourself.
Wo will also sell at this great Cloak Salo
to-morrow (MONDAY) tho balance of 200
at 79 centB,regular price $2.25, also the balance.
of our 110-3 yard long Coque Boas at $3.98,
regular price, $9.
..Th.a ?b0Te two articles are actually one
third of regular prices.
Don't fail to read to-day's Sunday Po3t for
other special offerings.
937 AND 939 F ST. N. W.
I Gas Fixtures.
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GARDEN HOSE S REELS.
432 NINTH ST. N.W.
COAL and WOO
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SPLINT AND CAMEL COAL
EVER BOLD IN WASHINGTON.
TWENTY-FIR8T AND I STREETS.
1208 H STREET, 1620 M STREET,
WHARF FOOT OF F AND G STREETS.