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THE EVENINd TIMES, THXFBSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, '1895.
Comrades who are going
to the Encampment, and who
need a new uniform or any
part of it can be suited and
fitted satisfactorily HERB.
"We have the whole outfit.
Regulation Coats, Vests,
Trousers, Hats, Ties,
Gloves, etc. None but re
liable grades, but as low or
lower in price than you would
have to pay for inferior ones
Shoes, too, for marching;
the kind that don't have to
be broken in are as com
fortable when you first put
them on as when worn out.
You'll need a Fall Over
coat. Better let us sell -ou
one, if not already provided,
$10 to $35.
ROBINSON, GHERY & CO.,
miL ...j r oi. Clothes.
Vin an r MS. Furnisnlnn.
we are not telling- the
truth, all you have to do is
to come and see for yourself.
It would "be foolish for us
to publish statements that
are not true; it would only
lose us our trade.
whether our credit system is
not the most perfect of its
kind, and whether our prices
are not as low as you can bu
elsewhere for cash.
415 7th Street, N.W.
Such bargains can
not last this Is the
last week we will offer
such suits at
We would not be do
ing It now only we de
termined not to carry
any over to next year.
We will have many a
warm day yet if we do
not it would pay you to
put them away till next
They were cheap at
$7.50, $10 and 2.
Hew York Clothing House,
31 1 Seventh St. N. W.
UNIQUE ARMOR TEST.
Section ot u Warship Successfully
Exiued to Fire.
One of toe most Important armor tests
trei made occurred jestcrday at the In
dian Head proving ground. It was for
the purpose of sailing the disputed ques
tion as to whether the framework of an
armored vessel could withstand a shot
projected from the modern heavy guns.
A side armor plate of the battleship
Iowj. was fitted upon a duplicate secUon
of the frame. The plate was a Carnegie
double-rorgod plate, which was fastened In
position by a new bolt derived by the'ord
The first test was the firing at 250
yards from a 10-lnch gun of a BOO pound
Carpenter projectile, which struck the
plate with anenergy of 741,000footpouods
and penetrated to the depth of six Inches.
A careful examination uiscioseu no in
Jury to the framework. The second shot
given an energy of 0J1.000 foot pounds,
but produced no Injury.
A 'ttheeler-Sllrling shell was then pro
jected from a 12-incn gun, and struck the
plate with an energy of 1,530,000 foot
pounds. The plate, weakened by tie pre
ceding shots, was cracked, but the shell
did not pass through the wood backing.
All or the tests were In the highest degree
"Secretary Herbert, Capt. Sampson, chief
f the ordnance bureau, and an unusually
large number of officers were present.
Secretary Olney an Executor.
Boston, Sept. 0. The will of the late
Bishop Cheney was to-day filed In the pro
bata court. The estate U estlmaUd at
$9,000,000, and Elchard Olney, Secretary
ot Htate, Charles H. CotUng, .t Brook
line, and Benjamin F. Cheney are named
a executors. In the will bequests are
made of $80,000 to twtDty-mne panic
and charitable Institutions In the city.
OiSlCI JjfljK FORD
Treasurer Morgan Submits Esti
mator the Coming Year. '
IT IS FOE WATEB SUPPLY
Amonnt Required Is Placed at $11,
701 Detailed Exiieiidltures Wom
an's Christian Association Also Pnts
In Its Estimate for Federal Aid.
Minor Mutters ot t be District.
United Slates Treasurer Morgan, who
Is ex-orficio custodian of the District sink
ins fund for the increase of the District
water supply, has rendered to the Comls
slouers bis estimates for the year ending
June 30, 1807, together Willi a statement
of explan jtlo u, which a re as f ollon s:
For clerical sen Ices the estimate Is the
same as last year, one clerk at $1,800 per
annum ami one at $1,200 per annum, re
spectively, Intead of one at $1,500 and one
at $900 per annum. The Treasurer asks
for this recommend jUon the approval of
A statement of the ma nncr of arriving at
the amounts required for Interest and sink
ing fund on account of increased -water
supply of the Dlstrlit is appended, lie
Tlio District appropriation act of March
21, 1890, slaUng the Washington aqueduct
appropriation, has the following Items:
For raising tho dam at Great Falls, $120,.
000; testing the tunnel conduit, $20,000; for
report upon the feasibility of completing
tlio tunnel, $10,000, all of which is to be
ta ken from the appropriation for increas
ing the water supply of the city of Wash
ington. ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES.
"The officer in charge of this work es
timates that the expenditures for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 189G, on tills ac
count, will be $80,000; for 1897, about
$60,000, to each of which sums is added
$480 to pay for watchmen heretofore csti
"The account would, therefore, stubd as
"Balance due the United States, July
1, 1890, $08,104; add oik-half estimated
expenditures for fiscal year ending June
30, 189G, or $43,240, and deduct $9,
422 93, the ouc-nrteenth part of $141,
344, the sum of the two preceding amounts,
and the ha lance will be $131,921, which
is the amount due United States, June 30,
180G. Add $32,740, one half estimated
expenditures for 1897, and there will be
due, June 30, of that year, $164,661.07.
"The amount required for the sinking
fund on twelfth Installment will be one
fourteenth part of $164,661.07, or $11,
761.31. "The interest will be 3 per cent, fct
one year, on $131,921.07, or $3,957.63;
Interest on $32,740, advanced during fiscal
year ending June 30, 1897, average time
six months, at 3 per cent., $491.10, the
total required for interest and sinking
WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.
Mrs. W. L. Clift, acting secretary of the
Woman's Christian Association, has ren
dered to the Commissioners through the
office of Col. John Tracy, superintendent
of charities, a report of the work of the as
sociation for the yearending June30, 1805,
and an estimate for next year, from which
the following extracts are obtained:
"By the report of the reception committee
we find that 366 adults and 21 cables
were admitted to the home during the year,
coming from all parts of the Uulted States
and some from foreign countries. Largest
number in the home any one nlght 61, 23
being pay Inmates. The regulations of the
home provide that six old ladies be admitted
for life by paying $100, their places filled
-when a vacancy occurs.
"The other, consisting of old and young,
middle aged worklngwomen who can pay a
small amount tor board, women with pen
sions, and women who have friends or
churches to help pay in part for their
board, whllemore women whohave no home
or friends and who can pay nothing arc
taken in and cared for than any other class.
The number of paid employes is six,
while nine work for their board.
Paid for board, from $1 to $3 per week;
number of meals given during the year,
14,431; number of meals worked for,
The board of managers have, by careful
economy, caved from time to time a fund
amounting to $3,010, known as the build
ing fui'd This ie to le uicd for the en
largement of present building, which is
hard adequate to meet the demandsupon
"A special effort is being made to In
crease this fund this year, a committee
of ladles being appointed to fulicit con
tributions for a new front to our home, as
originally contemplated. We would ask
the Honorable Commissioners to aid us
by appealing to Congress to make an ap
propriation for the same.
"The amount desired for the conduct
and support of the Woman's Christian
Association for the fiscal year ending
Juno 30, 1897, is $4,000."
JANITOR CULLEY'S CASE.
A committee from the Eccentric En
gineers' Association waited, upon the
Commissioners this mowing to call their
attention to the case of Janitor Joseph
Culley, who, it is alleged Is drawing two
salaries one from his position as Janitor
at the high school and the other for
services as engineer at the Ecklngton an
Soldiers' Home power-house. The posi
tion first named pays him $75 a month.
The delegation was composed of E. J.
Rea, "William H. Lewis and F. H. Sears.
These gentlemen were courteously received.
but were requested to put their grievance
In writing and submit it, when it win
be given careful consideration.
The committee will at onco submit a
written communication embodying their
WAS DAMAGED BY FIRS.
Rev. VT. B. Matchett called upon the Com
missioners to-day upon an appeal from the
decision of the building Inspector in the mat
ter of granting a permit for the repair of a
dweling. No. 344 B street southwest, lately
damaged by fire, and naB apparently woi
The house originally consisted of a main
building fronting on the street, to which
was a email rear addition. The rear por
tion was so badly damaged by fire as to
require that It be torn away, andMr.Match
ett'a Intention wis to replace the roof ot
the main structure and render It habitable.
Under a provision of the building regu
lations the right to repair wooden build
ings is restricted. Should the cost of the
Improvement not exceed 60 per cent, of
the value of the building and the structure
Is good and sound, a permit may be Is
sued. In tbli caaethe Inspector reported
against permitting the repairs to be made,
Mr. Macbelt stated that be merely want
ed to replace tbe roof, and that be could
easily prove that the cost ot such repair
would not exceed tbe limit.
The matter waa referred to Attorney
Thomas, verbally, and he stated that, With
bis understanding of the case, he should,
decide la taror of JaxTMalcnrtt,
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514 Ninth St. N.W.
Prices Ttiat Will Surprise You
Our elegnnt Cloth Tailor-made Cape
tor Laules and llsss In nil colors.
Actual value, ri.0. Only 58c.
extra wide, all colors,
fully worth S&
lined to tbe wa'M, extra
full. Worth II S3-
T I 10 Flntt Tea Gowns, relrat collars, made
of New Bedford Cord, in iilai L and
Fancy figures. Just tho Gown for
rool weather. Actual wortn, sj uc
Only tl 19
100 ChlMrcn's Dresos, mado of the
very best lhambrars. Worth 75v
Only J9c ple:
Tlece, Infants' Oil Cloth Bibs. Worth
10c each. Only 3c.
1.C0J School Tablets at lc piece. Vea
ally sold at 5c.
Dozen, Good Octagon-enapcd Lead
Pencils. Worth c Only 3c.
rack of White Envelopes. Worth 8c
Ladles' lieadr-made Gingham Aprons.
Worth 15c each. Only She J
2 Gent's Colored Bordered Handler
chief. orth 10c i for Hie.
2 Ladles' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs,
Worth 10c each 1 for 5c.
Ladles' Stainless Black Tlose and
Seamless. Equal to anything sold
2 Ladies' Medium-weight Vests, high
neck, long sleetes. Worth Sc each."
Yard Best English Duck. Worth 15He
yard. Only 7c
Best Bark Calicoes. Worth 8c yard
Each for a Triple-plated Butter Knlf e
and Sugar hbetl-2 for Sic
Taper Best Pins. Sold at 5a
514 Ninth St. N. W.
SCHOOL LIMIT APPLIES
Anti-Saloon League Opposes a Li
cense For the Portner Flats.
Counsel for Ilotli Sides I'rescnt tue
Mutter to tlio Excise Hoard No
Decision fTtis Itcnotied.
Tbe excise lioard heard arguments to
day for and. against -the application of
William T. Whelau, for license In retail
liquor at the Portner Flats, known alo
as the Virginia Fiats, at No. 310 Seventh
The rmllding In which Mr. Whelan desires
to establish his business, is classed as a
hotel, but Is located within 400 feet of a
prirato school, a Catholic Institution known
as Sacred Heart Academy.-
The fact that hotel bars have been given
by law some privileges that the ordinary
saloon does not possess, has induced Mr.
Whelan to press his application at this
juncture, and bis contention Is that the
400 feet limit ought not to serve as a
barrier to tbe granting of his license.
The Anti Saloon League -was represented
at the bearing by Attorney Shoemaker,
whose argument is that there is no chance
for doubt In the case. The law as origi
nally enforced might haveglven Mr. Whelan
a right to establish a hotel bar, but It
was to meet just such a case, be said,
that tbe act was amended last year.
Section 16, as thus amended, provides,
among other things, that "license for any
of tbe purposes specified In any section of
said act shall not be granted to any person
to conduct such business within 400
feet of a public school, private school
or bouse of worship."
This provision, Mr. Shoemaker says, la
broad enough and clear enough to admit of
but one solution, and that is tbe rejection
of tbe application. The opinion of Attor
ney Thomas, District counsellor, rendered
In December, 1893, which Mr. Whslan-now
quotes In support of his plea, Is not now
applicable, Mr. Shoemaker arjrues, the
amendment to tbe law having been since
enacted to Include tbe class of applicants
upon which Mr. Thomas was expressing nls
Attorney Donaldson was before the board
as counsel far several occupants of tha
Portner, who desired to be beard
In protest against tbe lssaanoe of tbe license.
Ths lntsrssts ot Mr. Whslan were repre
sented by Mr. Frank Madlgan.
r The board decided to re far tbt case to At
torney Thomas for nls consttaotioa of tbe
law. and it wilt probably be a week or more
. before 11 is finally decided. . ,
MEI Ami WXmk
A 69c DAY
THEE RELIABLE SIOE I0BSES
Following are a few
or the exceptionally
(treat values that we
shall offer for to-morrow
ladles' H.S5 White CanjasTIes.
Ladles' very durable tl 00 and
1.-J5 Dink Kid and Tan (.oat
lies, square toe, tipped
and pointed toes; near
ly all sizes.
ladies' Spring Heel Patent
Leather nud Dougola 11.23
Oxford Ties, Not all sizes.
toy's tl.23 Veat Calf Spring Heel
School Shoes, sizes 9 a and Sa
Misses fl. Ian Ocat Button,
fall weight sizes 11 to i's.
Hisses' t-'.OO I)on:oIa Ileeled But
ton, sizes IS to 1!.
Hisses' and Child's SI 23 Tan
Kisses' and Child fl (I 00 t (1,50
BUik f-audats and lies.
Child's S1.0U Full weight Tan,
Laied, aud Button.
lien's Lost (L'andeo Co ' make)
Black or Tan Tennis Shoes.
Ecllablo Shoo Houses,
030 and 0J2 7th St. -W.,
1 0 1 4 and 1 0 1 6 Pa- Atc X. W.
And 233 l'a. Ac S. E.
to see the styles
that arc. going- to be
worn this fall, just
drop around and in
spect our new stock
we are alwa3-s up to
date, and can show jou
our Summer Stock we
are selling out at any
price to get rid of it
less than the price of the
cloth but 'we can 't carry
stock over, because we
are slaves to fashion,
and must ahsays have
621 Penn. Ave.
They are our regular
$12.00 Cassimere, Chev
iot, and Tweed Suits.
Children's Douule-Breasted Ofln
Suits, only 3Ub
Children's Combination Suits r I fC
(2 pants and cap) 4la3
lien's fine Cassimere Pants, OQn
Grand Army Suits, Middlesex (TO or
Hot elegant dark Pants $I.Zb
Harris Cassimere Fasts $Z.Z0
Children's Fine Knee Pants.. 0 U C
All Pension Checks Cashed
Cor. Ninth & E Sts.
JAILED FOn ABSOS.
John TF. Brawer Captured After
Eight Months' Searcb.
John W. Brawer, now under Indictment
for arson, was committed to Jail by Judge
Cox this morning In default of $1,000
He was arrested in Philadelphia yes
terday by Detective John E. Lone, and
brought to this city last night.
Brawer Is accused ot bavins; set fire to
bis nonce on Third street eoutnwcst about
eight months ago, and a colored man named
Wester fry vent on his bond for 91,000.-
He then Jumped bis bail andlsft the city,
an efforts to locate bim until yesterday
X'rasoo-Bvaalan If edlation.
St. Petersburg, Sept. 5. It Is announced
that rrasee and Boasts, will take steps to
expedite tto evacuation ot tbe Laio Tons;
fenlnsula, after trying to Induce Japan to
except as lndemaltr ot 28,000,000 taels.
( IF 1
YOU - ' I
Our NEW PREMIUM
CARDS are now being- given
out. We name a few articles
which will be given on the
Eight-day ' Cathedral
Clocks, Large Banquet
Lamps, Handsome F.ull Din
ner Sets, Large Comfort
Chairs, Fine Home Sofas,
56-piece Tea Sets, Large
Attractive Albums, Easy
The number of cards to
be issued is limited to five
thousand, and they are go
ing' out very rapidly.
Best Mixed Cakes, 8c lb. ;
Ginger Snaps, 4c lb.; Cream
Crackers 4c lb. ; Nicnacs, 6c
lb.; Soda Crackers, 4c" lb.;
Vanilla Wafers, 8c lb.; But
ter Scotch, 8c lb.
Always bring- your cards
to be punched.
729 7th St.
Furniture C a r p e t a
Mattlnes Draperlei Re
frigerators Baby Car
riaera eta for nothing
that's In our present stock
-will be mored Into our
Uflv store when that la
ready for us. Can't you
soe it's the chance of a life
time for you?
The Home Furnishers,
017, 010, 021, 023 7th St
030 -Mass. AC.
WITH MASONIC KITES.
Beinains of tbe Late Samuel At Lee
Laid to Best.
Tbe funeral of Samuel Yoike At Lee
toot place this afternoon from the under
taking establishment ot J. W. Lee, .
The body was brought yesterday from
the Aged Men's Bome to Lee's, where It was
encased in a rosewood casket adorned wltti
Bev. O. C. Meador preached the funeral
sermon, which was followed by services
according to tbe Masonic ritual, and the rer
mains were taken to Congressional Ceme
tery for Interment.
Mr. At Lee was one ot Washington's
most prominent citizens, baying been asso
ciated with many ot tbe Institutions of
He was aP.ll. and p. 8 "W. ot Fede
ral Lodge, No. 1, F. A. A. U.,and P. B. W.
of tbe Grand Lodge o t the District ot Colum
bia. Hany ot tbe oldest citizens of tbe District
attended, bis funeral, lnclmdtof Urge dele
gations ot the Masonio" trataraKy.
S. Kann, Sons & Co,
8th and Market Space.
Is remnant feast on our 3d floor.
Challies and Lawns that sold as
high as 5 and 7Jc are
Fine Fancy Dimities that were
For further particulars look in
S. Kann, Sons & Co.
8th and Market Space.
quality of Furniture
does not lie in the pol
ish the very
polish may be used on
poorly made goods.
I have some cheap fur
niture; some people
cheaper to buy it, but
they are mistaken. In
long run it is cheapest
to buy good quality.
thing I can say, I
deceive any one as to
the quality. When you
with me you know
what yo"u are getting,
and you get it
the lowest possible price.
Your House Outfitter,
513 7th St, S.W.
Excellent make cloth fin-
ish, indig-o dye strictly all wool two sets of buttons.
You cannot match them at the price anywhere.
GARNER & CO.,
OUTFITTERS, N. E. Cor. 7th & H N. W.
Pension Checks Cashed.
The Julius Lansburgh
Furniture and Carpet Co.
Asenoy for the Celebrated Columbia Automatic Filter
and Kankakee Bicycle.
lien's Shoes Pigskin aad black
English leathar extension sole
harp toes as yoa want other good
features as veil come and see this
shoe really a 18 foot drees.
Price is $4.90.
S4 for S2.90.
t.n - CniA J- TTanlii rrt nn'a
XiaUlHHBT, wuio u uwiiugnu.
Fine Black CalfsUiu hand-welt, in
all etjiefl, ids new napoioon ww,
medium, round and wld French
COOLED Br ELECTWC FANS,
939 Penna. Ave.
Women of wisdom
and discretion are do
ing their shopping
here buying their
saving their money
by buying here.
We've a number of
very special bargains
Come and Be Convinced.
Larce 1-stxing Parlor Brooms, 1 5c-
2 qt Agate Buckets, with corer, 1 2o.
SO Clothes Pins and Wooden Bucket,
10c. Worth 25c.
Blsins un EtOTe Folish, 4c cake.
Galranlzed Garbage Cans, with air
tight coTers, 3 3 c. Worth Sue
Hand-painted French China Fruit
Plate, colors, "Cupid Decorations." 1 Oo.
Large Chopping Bowl, hard wood, 1 Oo.
Worth 83 c.
Decorated Chamber Sets, 10 pieces,
11.34, Worth tiia.
512 Ninth-St. N.W.
Next to Oppennelmer.
The Produce Exchange
v, -,-... i?..r Rtii.V. Rnnria &nA
Cotton bought and sold for cash or on
margin, uirecs wires .. wi. ...
Chicago. Telephone Ka 415.
No. 216 SIXTH STREET N. W ,
Opp. Center Market.
THE RINK ALWAYS
IN THE LEAD
Wo will offer this week White
Znameled Iron Bedsteads, with
Brass Knobs (exactly like cut). In
all sizes, Tiz., S It, 3 ft. 6 in., 4 ft
and -1 ft. 0 In.
and FIFTY CENTS.
Also, a lot ot fine Whlto Enamel
ed IronBodsteads with heaTyBrasa
ltods, extra heavy posts. In 3 ft.
6 in. OM.Y. Prices were 112.50,
119, 18 and 20.
Aro yon in need of an Iron Bed
stead? If so don't miai this oppor
tunity. Tnesa prices can only be
Ai THE RINK-This Week.
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