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THE EVENING TIMES. TUESDAY NOVEMBER o. 1895.
THE TIMES' 32,000 SURETY SMALL ADS.
REACH 100,000 READERS FOR A FEW CENTS ONE PRICE FOR ALL EDITIONS.
PUBLIC SALE OF OLD MATERIAL
at the Naval Frorlng lirouixl, Indian
Head, Md. Navy Department. Washington,
D. C, October 22. 1895. In accordance
with the proristons of tlie second section
of the net or Congress, appmvl August
6. 1882. Statutes at Large, vol. 22, pane
28C. and the "act mnklug appropriations
for the naval service for the riscal year
ending June 30, lbUl. and for other pur
poses," approved June 30, 1890, there
will be sold at the Naval Prjviiip Ground,
Indian Head, Md.. November IB, 1890,
certain material belonging to the nary
condemned as unfit rot use therein, consist
ing or 213 tons, more or less. Harveytzed
nlikle steel; 218 tons, more pr less, nlckle
steel; 30 tons, more or less, steel; 29 tuns,
more or less, armor piercing projectile
steel, and 9 tola, more or less, of cast iron
sIh-11. The sale will be ror cash to the
highest bidder Tor each lot. by sealed pro
PomiIs. Schedules eontainins forms or
pruixisnls may be obtained tu application
at tue office of the Inspector of Ordtiance,
Naval Pruritic Ground. Indian Head. Md.
Tile proposals must be in duplicate, ln
clondt lu an enrelope Indorsed Proposals
for purchase or condemned material, to
be opened November 15, 1895. and ad
dressed to the Inspector of Ordnance.
Naval rroving Ground, Indlau Head. Md.
Proposals must reach the orrice lint later
than 3 .-elock p.m. on No ember 15, 1895.
when bids will be publicly opened. A de
posit or 20 per cent or the total amount
of each bid must accompany 11 ns security
for the payment or the balance and the
removal or the material within sixty days
arter date or acceptance of bid. A deposit
of the rull amount of bids of $r,O.00 or
less must accompany the bids. This de
posit will be forfeited to the United States
In erent of failure to pay such balance
and-make removal within the time stated.
The material and articles nil! be sold as
they lie and must be removed dnrlne navy
yard hours without expense to the govern
ment. The right to reject any or all bids Is
reserved. W. McADOO, Acting Secretary
of the Nary. 4l-nol, 6,8,12
CO CENTS down. New credit system.
Everybody happy. See personals. It
I BEG to announce to my rriinds and
the public that, having retired from my.
official connection with the American Se
curity "and Trust Company, 1 will enter
into the Keal Estate, Loans and Insurance
busliicss at 1210 K street northwest, un
der the firm name of George E. Emmons &
Co.. liai Ing associated with me Mr. Charles
W. Simpson, formerly of Banes & Simpson.
Our offices liave been arranged upon an Im
proved plan for business, and the expe
rience of twenty-five jears by mjself nnd
o er ten years of active real estate work by
Mr. Simpson will insure our customers
proper protection and care of their Inter
ests. Our offices will be open for business on
Tuesday. November 6. The public are In-
riieo to can aua inspect same.
mi2.45 G KOHHB E. EMMONB.
HELP WANTED MALB.
swr a 1-rr.tT P.-ilnlr at ttin Adnilnis-
iraiioiikillding. Port Myer, Va.; 7:30
to morrow: bring your overalls and duster.
H O BSON BROS. Tt-em
WANTED l"int -i lass union house
painters. Apply to JACOB D. GOLD
SMITH. 417 7th St. nw. It ,i m
WANTED- One bell boy and one butler.
010 11th St. nw. It
WANTED-A good, steady boy. with
experience, to set type. Apply PATH
FINDER OFFICE, Ceulial Power btailon.
WANTED-First-ilass coal makers to
work inside or out; also bushclmaii.
J.I). BURNS & CO.. 9th andG sls.nw. tf
WANTED-Young man 14 to 18 jears
old, in wnolesale and retail els:., busi
ness: one with some experience preferred.
Call between 9 and 10 a.m. at 1911 7th St.
WANTED- Positively noncotners need
auswrr except those with best of ref
erence and having some know ledge of book
kieping, and 3 or 4 yiars' experience in
cigur iiusintss in city; ate from 21 to 25.
SICKLES. 1011 Peun. ave. It
WANTED-Good pay to reliable w hite
im, beiicen 14 and 1G. Inquire ror
MR. MACK, 924 F st.nw., between 2 and4
Tuesday p. m. It
WANTED- First-class upholsterer
wanted. Ml 2 G st. n w. 1 1
WANTED-A" all-round handy man,
sober nun honest, to work in a sccond-
hand furniture sbire: none but exjierienccd.
Address FURNITURE, this office.
WANTED A boy to learn Patent Of
nce practice: small salary. Room 18.
Warder Bids. It
WAN TED Upholsterer: first-class;
come ready to work. 2100 14th St.
WANTED A lirst-class clothing snles
iii:in;inusiuavegood reference Inquire
81 OF st. nw. no 4-3tem
WANTED Good white solicitors; ref-e.u-eivqiiired:7
to 9 p. m., INDUSTRIAL
AGENCY. 723 Sixth St. nw. Item
WANTED-! good bushelmen. Apply
six Utile Tailors, 941 Pa. ave. nw.
WANTED-Good comma kcr.alsolmsli
clin.tn. J. P. PETIT, 1512 1-ltli 8t.
UELP WANTED FEMALE.
work. Apply 65 N St. nw. 1 t-era
WANTED-22 flrst-doss colored wai
tresses ior uining-room. 61413th st.nw
WANTED Experienced collar and
cutf sorter for laundry. Address Box
WANTED-VounE lady stenographer,
wnn uiuculne, lew days. 1239 B st. se.
WANTED-Stcumrittcrs and helpers
:it once; rererences. G. R. HERBERT
1016 26th st, nw., arter 6 p.m. It, em
WANTED-Colored woman wanted, to
cook guou place ior me rigut party
837 3d St. aw. Jl'em
WANTED One chambermaid and one
girl, nousework. Basement 610 11th
t. nw It
WANTED-White girl in alaiulIyof2;
ngni k ork; good pay to the right party;
references required. Call after 6:30 p. ru.,
905 6th St. nw. no5-2t
WANTED White cook, chambermaid,
and nurse; 3 In family. 614 13th St.
"WANTED-A saleslady who has had
experience In a drj goods store, and an
rrrand boy: must bring refs. Apply 724
7th st. nw. It
TV ANTED- Competent laundress, cook,
ami chambermaid; bring refs. 614
13th st. nw. It
WANTED Four German (female)
cooks. 4 German chambermaids, 2
bright colored chambermaids. BROOKE,
712 13lh st. nw. It
TV ANTED- German girl or woman, for
general Housework; small family.
2206 F St. nw. no5-2t
WANTED-A neat and pleasant young
woman, inexperienced, but willing to
learn, wishes employment or some kind, not
very heavy. Please call 449 8 st. nw.
WANTED-Place to wash outside or
st home, or house cleaning. 802 E st.sw.
MALE AND FEMALE.
WANTED-Have your, corns and In
groHn nails removed without iialn.
Bunions successfully treated: cure guaran
teed. Address postal to LE GRANDE. 729
4th St. uw. noB-lt
AIiIi Muds of help furnished free ot
en jrge. In or outof the city, by Mrs. L. C.
MOORE. 306 G st. nw. Send postal. It
WANTED-A man or woman of good
moral character, who really wants
work, can apply at Room 55, Le Droit Bldg.
WANTED MISCELLA NEO DS.
WANTED-Work; carpeHaylne and
draping; furnace attended to; also can
find a good cook at this address. Call at
1120 23d st. nw. lt-em
WANTED-To exchange horse and
buggy for lunch room fixtures. 730
11th st.. basement. It"1
SO CENTS down. New credit system.
New stock. See personals. It
WANTED A driving horse for nla!
feed; will be well cared for; ref. guar-)
nnteed; rery light work. Address H., 310
Pa. are. nw Washington. D. C. lt-em
TRY FRANCIS- IMPROVED ELASTIC
Asphaltum Paint For roofs, walls.'
fences and marine painting: leaks stopped
free: work guaranteed. 401 3d St. nw.
WANTED Girls to twseir-upporUnc
married ladles to lessen dressmaking
Mils by learning to cut by Merchant Tailor
Pjuarc- particulars at school. 718 12th
Wanted Try Rubber Roof Paint.
WE STOP ALL 1XAD FRXX
Aae cbsrc only for palntroc workgasrattttsl
kit. m: .:: icuor rAufr co.. 10a t i
OFFICE or the Collector of Taxes. Dis
trict ot Columbia, Washington, October
25. 1895. Taxpayers or the District will
take notice that the undersigned lias re
ceived the statement of assessment or the
J taxes lor the District of Columbia for the
rear erxiine June au. isuu. auu win ue
ready to receive payment of taxes at thlssj
orrice rrom ana atter tne iirsr. nay or
November, 1895. Om-half of said tax
Is due November 1, 1895, and the other
bairMay 1, 189G.
On so much of the first half or said
taxes due November 1, 1895, as shall not
lie paid during said month a penalty of one
111 per cent. will, be added on the first
day or each succeeding month thercntter
until the same Is paid, or otherwise pro
ceeded with as the law directs.
The law Imposes a like penalty for'non-pavment-or
second hair, due May 1, 189S,
If not paid within said month uf May.
E. O. DAVIS,
Collcctorof Taxes, D.C.
OFFICE ot the assessor. District of
Columbia, October 31. 1805 Notice Is
hereby given that on the 31st day of
OCTOBER. 1805, will expire all licenses
given by the District of Columbia to
Aiiothcearies, Auctioneers, Banks and Bank
ers, Brokers, Commission Men-bants, Claim
Agents, Cattle Brokers, Dealers in Ice
Merchandise, Bill Posters, Dealers In Junk
and Second hand PcrsonalProperty, Dealers
In Old Barrels, Insurance Companies, In
surance Agents, Manufacturers of Illunil
natingUas,Proprletor8ofBatrooins, Bill lard.
Bagatelle, nnd Jenny LInd Tables. Bowling
Alleys, and Shuffle Boards. Hotels. Livery
Stables. Inielligenea Offices. Restaurants
and Eating Houses, Real Estate Agents,
Wholesale Liquor Dealers, Proprietors of
Theaters, Ac. All persons engaged in the
above described business, trades,, or pro
fessions, must promptly renew the same
In accordance with law By order or the
Assessor D. C. noCtdexB
PKOPOSALS'tor supplies for tho
Navy Yard.-Washington, Bv C Octobr
19, 1895. Sealed proposals. Indorsed
"Proposals ror Supplies for the Nary Yard,
Washington, D. C, to bo opened No
vember n. 1895," will be received at the
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Navy
Department. Washington, D. C. until 12
o'tlock noon. NOVEMBER 5. 1895. and
publicly oiened Immediately thereafter, to
luruisu ill lilt- itavjf i.iru, numimKiuii.i'.
C, a quantity of zinc, brooms, brushes,
tuanila roiie, dry goods, sheep sVins. leather,
steel fordoes, and castlnirs. The nrtl'Ies
must conform to the Nary standard and
jiass the usual naral Inspection. Blank
proiwsal9 will be rurnished upon appllcu
Hou to the Navy Yard, Washington, . C.
Tho attention or ruanur.tctiirers and deal
ers is invited- Tie diosj. ail catner
things being equal, aeclded by lot.
The department reserves the right to
waive defeits or to releit any or all
bids not deemed advantageous to the
Government. EDWIN STEWART, Fay
masler General. U. S.N. oc26.29.no2.S
OFFICE of the Commissioners of the
District or Columbia, Washington, Oc
tober 2d, 1895. Sealed proposals will be
receired at thisofrfice until noon on MON
DAY. NOVEMBER 11. 1895, to rent until
December 31, 1895, rent payable in ad
Tance. the stalls In the wholesale market
located on the property known as Ilay
market square. A deposit or 23 per ceut.of
the amount or the bid must accompany the
orrer as a guaranty or good ralth in case
or the acceptance of the bid. The Com
missioners reserve the right to reject any
or all bids so received. Speclrications may
be obtained from the Mnrket Master or the
wholesale market, or at this orrice. Each
propusal must be inclosed In an envelope
plainly addressed to "The Commissioners or
the District or Columbia," and ma rked'Tro
uosals to rent stalls In the wholesale mar
CHAS. F. POWELL.
Commissioners, D. C.
WANTED A position as coachman or
second hand in a pritate family. Ad
dress EDMUND, 726 Sew Jersey ave. nw.
WANTED Young married man In
need or money, would be glad or even
ing employment or any description. G. N.
F- this offlce. It
WANTED-A place as oyster or order
cook. Audress COOK, 128 C st. sw.
WANTED-An ex-JIigh School stu
dent desires situation: eighteen years
old: speaks English ami German. AM
BITIOUS, this office. It
WANTED-Position by young colored
man as coachman; useful about house
or porter In store: Intelligent and of good
address: highest references. 8. T. !.,
care this office. no5-2t
WANTED By young white man work
around grocery store and care of
horses. Address 61 Myrtle st.nw. . It
WANTED-Place In family ns butler
or general housework, by young white
man. Address H. F this ofticc.
WANTED- Free! Free! Free! Me
chanics or any kind rurnished by us:
also we have a few men suitable ror
driving a team or something similar;
best of refs. furnished. WORKIXGMEX'S
LIBRARY AND BUREAU OF LABOR.
Tel. 620. .600 13th st. nw. M.D.8IIENK.
WANTED By a man a position as
dmer of delivery wagon or to help
around store; can furnish good refs. Ad
dress O. M this orrice. no4-3tem
WANTED-By a respectable colored
man a place In private family or flrst
class boarding house; city refs. Address
S. X.. thls.ofrice. no4-2t-em
WANTED-Bj white boy. 1. place to
do errands ror board while attending
scho.iL 8. T. N.. this ottice. n2.7tem
SITUATIONS WANTED FEMA LE.
TV ANTED-Washing and Ironing done
at home, or will go out. Address 823
3d st. sir. no5-2t-em
WANTED-Place as cook in small
laniily; a good cook. Apply 431 Wnsli
lngton st. It
WANTED Sewing at home for stores
or famines; cheap. 485 Mo. ave.
WANTED-A lady or literary ability
would nuke an engagement to travel
and gire an original address and recita
tions; or would recite for parlor, church,
or other public entertainments, on reason
able terms. Address, for three das,
LITERARY, tills office. It
WANTED-Uf a respectable colored
girl position in first-class familv as
sewing cir! or maid: a good dressmaker.
Address 1211 10th St. nw. it
WANTED A rapiUy;a washing to do
at home. Please call or send a card,
302 Pomoroy st. it
WANTED-By a respectable colored
girl, place to nurse; good refs. Call
at 1017 2lst st. nw. It
TVANTED Artist model, stranger In
Washington, wants few more cngage-
menm. .Address Box 8. tlna orrice. It
TVANTED By white woman to work
liyday. Address 61 Myrtle st.nw. It
TVANTED Place to wash and iron.
Address 174-t Oregon are, nw.no 4-3 tem
WANTED-Place to cook, wash and
iron. Address 1245 IC st. nw. no 1-L'lcm
WANTED-A place by a colored wo
man to do general house work; no ob
jections to country. Address SINTHA , 1 58
Tenth st. nw. Item
WANTED By an Inexperienced young
lady, quick at figures, writes a .good
hand, a position: willing to work ror small
wages. AddressHox 20. this orrice. no3-3t
TVANTED A neat and orderly manag
ing housekeeper wishes employment;
willing to assist In sewing and care of
children: capable of catering; would leave
ua Ulimun- .... .-u.i-iiu.,. niU.U 1C
refs. COMPETENT, this office.
WANTED A.5 or Omom modern Bat;
convenient to I4th st. car line. Ad-
drem MODERN FLAT, this orrice. sel6-tf
GOOD board for tiro gentlemen: private
family; moderate terms. 224 13 1-2 st
"J- ' no6-3 1
TVANTED POSTAGE STAMPS.
TVANTED 8tate Department stamp
-1 pay 50.60 each for $B State,
$3.75 each for 7c andDOcf navy and high
est prices for Executive, Justice, amd other
dcpartment'ttaiupt, rued or unused; in any
quantity: also for collections of V. 8. and
foreign stamps: if yon have any for sale
bring or send all to the old Tellable dealer
and collector. C P. EOTHFUCH8, 359 1-2
Penn. ave.. Washington, D. C. (Cat this
out for reference..) Do4-tf
TV ANTED All kinds of old C. S. post
age stamps: Department tamps es
pecially desired; highest price paid. fl. F.
DL'NCUOBST. 10037th St. sir. S0i-7t
FOB RENT BOOMS.
FOR RENT A large nicely fur. front
room, with gas and heat nnd use of
bath; private family; $10 per month. 47G
O st. nw. ' no5-:it-em
FOR RENT Nice unfur. front room
tor bedroom; state price. F. P.. this
FOB RENT 013 N. J. ave. nw. tiro
single lur. rooms ror gentlemen; $1
per week. no5-3t-cm
FOR RENT Two nicely fur. rooms,
2d floor; heat, gas and bath, for $15;
board If desired; rel. 121 G st.nw.
FOR RENT Light housekeeping, two
rooms lurutsbed neatly. GOB New Jersey
ave. nw. noB-2t
W ANTED Roomer In front room, 2d
floor, with alcove; bath on same rioor;
very reasonable. Call at 514 2d nw.
FOR RENT English basement; large
dining room;, heated by steam; rent low.
208 F st. nv no-5-3t-em
Large room and small ante room, fur.
complete; cooking utensils, dishes, gas,
heat, bath, hot water, scwlug machine; $12
per month. SlOCUist.sw. noB-lt
FOR RENT 2 nicely furnished rooms,
ou 2u floor, with heat and gas; rent. $10
nnd $8 per month. 1210 8 Hi st. nw. It
FOR RENT 2 furnished rooms, 2d
floor; neat, gas, bath; light housekeep
ing allowed; $10. 13UEsUne. It
FOR RENT $1.50 per week, newly
furnished room Tor gent; gas, bath;
private family. BOO H st. nw. It
FOR RENT 3 rooms, rurnished, with
heat and light, on tliird floor; private
bath; $30 per mouth. 1413N st.nw. Also
two large parlors, $45 per month, with
heat and light. noB-3t
FOR RENT 1 large front room, sec
ond lioor, unfurnished. 1012 10th St.,
bet. K and Moss, ave. nw. no5-7t
FOR RE NT Wcll-rurnlshed room: heat,
light and ilrxt-class board, can be had
reasonably where two young men are will
ing to room together, or man and wire.
Address MRS. LE GRAND, 508 12th St.
nw. Y It
FOR RENT Furnished or partly rur
nished rooms ror light housekeeping:
modern Improvements. 943 T nw. no5-3t
FOR RENT 3 unrur. rooms, 2d rioor.
hot and cold water; bath and yard;
woodshed: only $10.50. No. 61 P st. nw.
FOR RENT at 2111 N St., 3 rooms;
rurmsned or unfurnished; single or en
suite: all modern Improvements; terms rea
FOR RENT Unfurnished, 1311 11th
st.nw., 4 lo clr rooms, parlor, chamber,
dining-room and kitchen: rented singlv or
en suite. no5-5t
FOR RENT 1219 11th St. nw- large
pleasant front, back rooms; also parlor.
FOR RENT 1818 F St. nw 1 large
2d -s lory room, also large hall room;
good tMiard: near herdics and cars. noC-3c
FOR RENT $3.60 per week for
room, board and bath for 2 in one
room: on 3d floor. Mrs. FREY, 467 O St.,
opp. Pension Office. no4-3t
FOR RENT Flrst-l.iss tlental orrice
ami paraptitmaUa ror sale. Address
DENTIST, this orrice. no3-3t
FOR RENT 3 unrur. rooms on 2d
rioor, with heat and gas; large rront
room with alcove: In nice iieighliorhood:
rent, $15. Apply at 111 7th st. ne.
no 3-3 1
FOR RENT In private rnnilly. large
from rnoiii on second rioor: rurnished
as bed and sitting room; suit one or two
gentlemen; also other nice rooms: fur
nace heat. 728 9th St. nw. no3-3t
FOR RENT 1226 Mass.
. Room on second floor.
FOR RENT Furnished or unfurnished
from ami back rooms; 2d floor, a.m. 1.;
board If desired; housekeeping allowed. 6 15
I st. ne. no3-7t
FOR RENT 616 H st.nw., nesily fur.
rooms, with gO'Hl board, at $20 per
monlh: table board. $irrcr month. no3-3t
FOR RENT A si indstory front nxira
and other rooms to rent, furnished orun-
furnlshed. at No. 718 lllh St. nw.: terms
FOR RENT Desirable second floor at
707 Oin st. nw.: cabinet mantles: elec
tric bells: light housekeeping permitted.
FOR RENT Two fine rurnished rooms:
single or suite; all conveniences: board
If desired: very reasonable. 420 3rd, nw.
WANTED-A flat of 3 or 4 rooms;
moderate rent; between K and V, 13th
and 18th sts.; or nice party to take part
of a house: references. Address 1731 K
at. nw. lt-em
FOR HENT HOUSES.
FOR RENT 1742 Corcoran St., 9
rooms, a. ru. (., fur; $90.
1334 12th. 9 rooms, a. m. 1., $50; 2306
G St., $16.50.
JOHN E. TAYLOR, 1213 F St.
FOR RENT 1111 1 st. se six rooms
and stable; large yard; also 909 10th
st.se.: six rooms: rent moderate. EDWARD
KERN. 29 R st. nw. no5-3t
FOR RENT 1801 Q st., lovely corner
bouse: charming riew;Tiear Dupont
Circle: newly papered and painted; $45.
Address owner, 514 5tb st. nw., second
story front room. nc(-2t
FOR RENT 1704 N. J. ave. vwrA 2
story brick: 6 large .rooms and bath; In
good repair; $20.50 a month. Inquire of
OWNER, 1115 I St. nw. Keys at cor
ner grocery. nol-r.s,t,thAs-Ct
FOR RENT $t8.50;storeanddwelilnf,
Tentn and I ne. Inquire 345 Pennsyl
vania are, nw. 3t
FOR RENT 320 JeKerson St.. Ana
costia. T-room house, $13.50; and 585
Jefferson St.. Anacostia, $10.50. Apply
615 Pa. are. no4-3t
FOR RENT New, excellent condition.
S-zoom. large parlor, a. ru. i.. cellar.
furnace, stationary wasu inns, orying liar.
hack ailev: cars "nass door.
se.: key at 900, same street,
FOR RENT 1238 Duncan 8t.P.. 7
rooms; all mod. imps.; nearly new;
S15.:i0. JOHN W. MORKtS, 614 Fbt.
FOR RENT 1218 1 st. ne. Six nns..
cellar, stable, large lot; $18; would
sell cheap or trade. W7 J. FRIZZELL, 509
7th st. 11 w.. office. Am. B. & L. Association.
FOR RENT 1412 6th st. nil, three
siory tir.; lor. and b.; cellar; furnace;
large yards; a. m. 1.; sanitary plumbing;
In excellent condition: $40.50. Apply to
OWNER. 1216 S St. nw. oc30-7t
FOR RENT Six room. bath. llar,
a. m. I,: sanitary plumbing: good con
dition: key uext door. 2012 13lh st. nw.
FOB BENT SUBTJBHAN.
FOR RENT At Brookland, several
pretty cottages within two squares of
tiie electric road: latrobe and city water;
these houses ror sale on reasonable terms.
GRACE M. THOMAS, 100 Corcoran Bldg.
for sale norrsEs.
FOR SALE-New 6 room and bath,
buy window, brick, a. m. 1.. 3 squares
south or capltol. $3,150; $300 cash,
balance monthly or other terms to suit. Ad
dress SOON, Times orrice- no5-2t
FOR SALE-A lirst-claBS house on
R street, bet. 1st and N. Cap. north
west; seven rooms and bath; brown stone
base, and trimmings; south front; large
yard to alley; will be sold at a bargain.
Apply between 5 and 7 o'clock, EDWARD
KERN'. 29 R St. nw. no5-3t
FOR SALE-Look Way down Beau
tiful house; 7 rooms with all m. I.;
Acker St., bet. 6th and 7th sts. ne.;
a great bargain; no cash; monthly pay-
nients about rent.
w ai. ai. lauLi, a tu.
1220 U st. nw,
FOR SALE FARMS.
WE have 25 beautiful farms near the
city of Washington In Virginia, for
ale, cheap; also 600-acre tract, well tim
bered, right at B. R. station, 20 miles
from Washington, $15 per acre. Address
FARMs. this orrice. no4-2t
LOST-Pocketbook containing sum of
money and papers, finder la welcome to
hair of contents tf he return same to WM.B.,
nu Y to, 33 i-enn. are. nw, care or J. WM.
LOJT-A mink from 7th st. nw. to 7th
and 0 sw., to 10th and 0 sw. Reward
If returned to 8. BACKENHIMER, Harm's.
FOUND -on premises. orreil horse;,
owner prove property and pay charge,
at 2065 32d at. ao3-3t
fSO CENTS down;-new credit system;
lace curtains, '"portieres, rugs, table
linen, blankets. quUlst 1 table and piano
covers, china dinner and toilet sets, silver
plated ware, banquet lamps, onyx tables,
clocks, window shades." Bibles, albums, etc.
Send postal. WIU bring samples. NORTH
EAST CREDIT HOUSE, 1;:10 H st. ne.
Open till 9 p. m. It
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what it Is best for you to do, and when
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PTK your faith on us aud we'll pull
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custom-made suits and overcoats, the
least bit worn" ut a injure main pay
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MME. BROOKE tells all the events
or tire; all business confidential; ladies
and gentlemen, SO cents each: hours 9 a.
111. tu 9 p. 111. 605 New York ave. nw.,
near 6th st. no5-14t
FIB8T-CLAS8 mechanics can be
secured at 600 13th st. nw. Paper
hangers, painters, bridge and structural
Iron workers, carpenters, lathers, plaster
ers, and lalxiringmenof any kind. ORK
INGMENS LIBRARY AMI BUREAU OF
LA BO 11, 601 1 Kltlisl.mv. Telephone. 020.
M. D. 81IENK. Clerk. . toS-tf
sotr a TtfT-nvrfc Younir ladv would like
to borrow from private party $50 ror
threo mouths, to open a well-paying busi
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particulars, INDUSTRIAL AGENCY, 723
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MME. LAURA TELL, or Al-
loona. Pa., has decided to nceive a lim
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has ror several years been a private test
medium, but has at last concluded that her
girt and wonderrul power were not to be
bidden lunger, and at the earnest solicitation
or friends In Washington that were so
ireatly benefited by her in Alto-ma and sur
rounding towns that she now lias yielded
to the demand for her services and takes
pleasure 111 auuoiiiHiiig to all friends and
the public in general that she can be con
sulted ou all the afrairs of life, private,
business;, raniily trouble, and can through
her suiritunl power and Judicious advice
assist many or the suf rerlng victims or cir-t-uuislauces
and lead them into a pure and
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10 a. 111. to 7 p. m.i tyrins according to
time occupied: nil are welcome and will
p-celve courteous treatment regardless or
race, color, or circumstances: Mme. Tell
has entered the publici rield to help the
iwur, afrikted. surrcrinz. and deluded to
health, wealth, and prosperity. Five hun-
dred elght-and-a-Iiair,13tn st.nw. It
HALEE. the king or clairvoyants and
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ami every one who -calLs: none In trouble
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tell them or UALEE and his wonderrul
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money, but here to Inlp and do good lor
the people here: am bre and Intend to
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low. only the pitiful sum or 25c: lady in
attendance: hours, 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.;
closed on Sunday.
MME. FRANCIS Is one or Wash
ington's oluest and most glflcd medi
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your troubles may be: she has belix-d thou
sands to health, haiipnic-w aud success. If
you are In need of help. cck one that is
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to lo p.m.; 25c and 50c. 324 East 'M
U1 st. nov4-2t
DO you want to hear mone talk? Call
down and get an elegant, custom-made
suit or oecout: "the least bit" worn, at
a figure that will surprise even you.
JUSTHS' OLD STAND, 619 D st. nw.
PROF. CLAY is theoldest established
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dtam; consult turn on business, mar
riage, love, lost or stolen prop
erty; tells who are your enemies; how to
avoid them and overcome all trouble:
brings separated together and causes
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ami spells: sittings 50 cents: no charges
for sitting unless satisfied; hours, 10 to 9;
open Sunday. 489 H St., bet. 4 1-2 and 6th
sts. sw. oc24-tf.em
DRESSMAKING at 1221 O St. nw
Ladies' stylish dresses ror $0: quaint
frocks fr little girls. $2. nu2-7l-em
MME. PERRIN Scli-ntinc palmis
try: truest destiny reader or the age:
events or past and future revealed with
wonderful accuracy; hoars 10 to 9. 516
19th st. nw.. bet- E and F. ocl6-lmo
OUR bicycle club Is almost completed:
Join now If you want the best wheel
made, on terms that suit everybody. STER
LING BICYCLE CLUB. 924 9th St. nw.
DR-JTATLOR. 06 F st.nw.. make
fait sia ot teeth for $5: satisfaction
guaranteed; teeth extracted without pain;
gold filling. $1 : amalgam. 50c.' se4-tf
J.T. W ALKERSONS. r0410thst.
nw.. carpet lining, felts, flrr brick and
clay, asbestos, paints, brushp" llme.cement,
twoand three-ply roofing materlaLapr2I-tf
THE Wonderrul Remedy. Cancers cured
without knife, pain or pay until cured:
also carbuncles, plies, dnipsv. by PROF.
MARTIN RILEY.466 Pa. ave. n w. ocrr! mo
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of lire; nil business confidential: ladies
and gentlcmeu, 50 cents each: hours, 9 a.
ni. to 9 p. nj. 605 New York ave. nw..
near 6th at. oc22-14t
LADIES needing confidential treat
ment. A safe and sure relief In all
female trouble, constipation, irregulari
ties, tumor, cancer, opium habit, fistula.
etc Separate lonmn for patients before
and duHnc -ontIiienienl. and find homes
for Infants if required. Strictly eocf iden
UaL MRS. DR. JtENNER. 16 Fourth st
ue.. nea r E, Capitol st . Washington. D. C.
MME. ESTELtE tells all events of
life: gives advice tu domestic troubles:
strictly confidential: ami heals all kinds
or sores, the latter for' ladies only: hours,
9 a- in. to 10 p. m- 01.1 ll'lh st. nw.
MONEY WANTED AND TO LOAN.
MONEY! MONEY! MONEY!
We Imito It. 1 1
We will lend It.
W want you to have It.
All wn want is satisfactory reai estate
tecurlty. Come to us with your appli
cations and we can tell you what we
will do assoon as we examine the property.
T. O. ANDERSON 4 CO,
Real Estate uud Business Exchange, 907
O st. "
. FULTON'S i-oan Olflco. 1Z18
Pa. are. nw. Established In 1870.
sinner loaned on wAichpa. diamonds, taw
dry, silverware, etc. Special bargains in
watches. Jewelry, and silverware. au20-6m
MONEY to loan on bonds, stocks, trusts,
loan association certificates, and old
Une lir insurance policies; no delay ,
YERKES A BAKERf
40 to 46 Metxerntt Bldg
MONEY TO LOAN-!" lrge sums,
or as low- as 51.000. at 6 and 6 per
rent on D. C. real estate: also $250. $500,
$760. etc.. at 6 per cent. WM. IL SAUN
DERS A CO.. 1407 r t- nw tf
MONEY TO LOAN-All classes ot
real estate loans ma da with promptnes
t curent rate. THE McLACHLEN REAL
ESTATE AND LOAN COMPANY. cor
per loth and Q streets nw. mS-tf
TV ANTEDThe loan ot $8,000 onNrtv
class Inside property; no agent. 708
19th St. el2 tf
MONEY to loan at 6 ana o per cent.
on District of Columbia realty: no delay
If security is satisfactory.
- WALTER H ACKER. 704 14U nw
FOB BENT FABM5.
FOR RENT Fine fruit and truck farm,
- near Btrerdale Station, B. A O. B. R.
Inquire at 228 3d. t- aw. no5-7t
JOSEPH BROS. A CO., Auctioneers;
TRUSTEES' SALE OF TWO-STORY
BRICK HOUSE NUMBERED 901 0
By virtue ot a deed of trust dated May
31, 1894, and duly recorded in Liber 1911,
folio 305, et acq., one ot the land records
for the District of Columbia, we will sell at
public auction, in front of the premises, on
THURSDAY, November 7. 1895, at 4
o'clock p. m., the following-described real
estatesltuatetnthocltyof Washington, Dis
trict or Columbia, to wit: Lot thirty (30) In
Mary E. Bradshaw and Eliza J. Burton's
subdivision or lots in square nine hundred
and thirty-nine (939), assald subdivision
la recorded lu the orrice or the surveyor of
the District or Columbia, lu Book 16, page
168, subject to the right of way across the
rear three reet of said lot for alley pur
poses. Sold subject to a first trust of
$2,500; also Interest and any unpaid taxes.
Terms of sale: All orer first trust to be
cash. All conrcyandng nnd recording at
purchaser's cost. Two hundred doUarr de
posit required at time of sale.
UNITED STATES MARSHAL'S SALE OF
FULL LINE OF MEN'S FURNISH
INGS. ETC., AT NO. 926 BEVENTH
Br virtue of savera! writs of fieri facia
issued out of the orrice of C. S. Bnndy, a
justice or me Peace in and ror tun District
of Columbia, and to me directed. I will sell
at public sale, for cash, at No. 926 Seventh
street northwest. Washington. D. C, on
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13U, A. D.
1896, at 10 o'clocka.m.. a full lineot Men's
Furnishings, consisting of Hats, Caps,
Gloves, Shirts. Underwear. Socks. Collars,
Cuffs, Umbrellas, Men's and Boys' Trous
ers, etc., etc.. seized and levied upon as
the property of David F. Elseman, and will
be sold to satisfy executions Nos. 8904,
8905 8906. 8907. 8908. 8909. 8910.
891 1.8912, 8913, 8914,and8915,lnravor
ofHernianElseman, Bertha Elseman.Ucine
roan Michaells, Bertha Llrhlensteln,
Edward Kohner and Henrietta Kohner.
ALBERT A. WIL80N,
U. S. Marshal. D. C.
DUNCANB0N BROS., Auctioneers.
FOB SALE BEAL ESTATE.
FOR SALE Lot 13 and 12 feet or lot
14, square 734. rronling 56.2 feet
on D St., bet. 1st and 2d se.; can be sold nt
a bargain to settle an estate if application
Is made at once;, very desirable. 8. M.
JONES. 510 10th St. nw. no4-3tem
TO NoKUitAoT w.sinMi'ioN This
subdivision Is made In acrordance with
the original plan or the city. K. L. M. 26th,
28th, and 30tb streets running through the
property. It is within 10 minutes walk
or the II street cable line. Maryland ave
nue, when extended, will greatly shorten
the distance. Lots average 24x136.
This subdivision Is nearer to the Capitol
than Dupout Circle, where ground seUs
at $10 per square root. We have decided
to let n rew lots go at $400 each, and ac
cepu$10 down and $10 per month, with
out interest, furnishing abstract and deed.
Call for plat and other information, and
let ns drive ou out. Considering loca
tion, nearnrts to center of city, and size
of lois. this Is the cheapest property on the
market to-oav euner ior nome sues or
speculation. JOHN F. WAGGAMAN. 700
14th St., upstairs
MAN with $1,000 wants to invest in a
paying business. A. B. C, this office.
SO CENTS down. New credit system.
New prices. See personals. It
FIRST-CLASS caterer, at 2111 N L
nw.; meals served by the week or month;
terms reasonable. m 5 -3t
LACE Curtains laundered at 35c. a
pair; mail orders promptly attended to.
No. 25 F St. nw. It
FOR RENTTo let for her keep, styl
ish black mare, phaeton, and robe,
to responsible party, who would take best
of care and use for light driving. Address
M. A. F.. this office. n4-2t.em
MR. BEN MARSLIN, -has re
moved tns tailoring establishment to
908 10th St. nw., between I and K.
JOHN G. MAYS. Georgetown. Fur
niture store and express, 1222 3 2d st,
JUST RECEIVED Fine lot youDg Cu
ban parrots, guaranteed to talk: also
monkeys, canaries, mocking birds, gold
flh. dogs, and facT pigeons. SCUMLD'S,
712 12th st. nw.. branch 1221 Pa. ave.
GUNS. Rifles. Revolvers, loading tools,
hunters' outfits, watchea, jewelry,
guitars, violins, banjos, mandolins, at about
nnr-liolf regular dealers' price at PAWN
SHOP. No. 11109 E st. nw. ocl-6mo
STATION CORNER OF SIXTH AND B
In Effect Sent. 0. 1895.
10.30 A.M. PENNSYLVANIA LIM
ITED. Pullman Sleeping. Dining, Smok
ing and Observation Cars Harrisburg to
Chicago, Cincinnati, lnrlianapuUs. St.
Louli, Cleveland and Toledo. Buffet
Parlor Car to Harrisburg.
10.30 A. M. FASTXINE. Pullman
Ilurret ParlorCar to Harriiburg. Parlor
and Dining Cars, Harrisburg to Pitta-
3.40P. M. CHICAGO AND ST. LOUIS
EPRE-Stf. Pullman Burret Parlor Car
to Harnsbutg. Sleeping aud Dining Cars
Harrisburg to St. Louis, Cincinnati, Lou
isville and Chicago.
7.IO P. M. WESTERN EXPRE8S.
Pullman Sleeping Car to Chicago, and
Harrisburg to Cleveland Dining Car to
mm -m r -nm- tidl ITIT IV PSTPD V T?ST-
PliESJci. Pullman Sleeping and Dining
Cars to St. Louis, and sleeping Car. Har
risburg to Cincinnati.
10.40 P. M.-1'ACIFIC EXPRESa
Pullman Sleeping Car to Pittsburg.
7,50 A. M. Tor Kane, Canandaigna,
ttocnesicr auu nwntini ciiiu uany. ex
10.30 A- M. ror Elmira and Renovo.
dailr, except Sunday. For Wllilamsport
dally, 3:40 o. in.
7JLQ P. M. Tor Wllilamsport. Roches
ter. Buffalo anl Niagara Falls dally, ex
cept Saturday, with Sleeping Car, Wash
ington to Suspension Bridge via Buffalo.
10.40 P. M. ror Erie. Canandalgua.
Rocnestcr. Butfalo and Niagara Falls
daily. Sleeping Car Washington tu El
mira. For Pblludelpbhi, New York and tho
4.00 p. M--CONaKESS'ONAL LIM
ITED. All Parlor Cars, with Dining
Car Irom Baltimore. Tor New York, dally,
for Philadelphia week days. Regular
at 7.05 (I)iniiur Car). 7.2u. 9.00, 10.00
(Dining Car), and 11 00 a. m., 12.15,
S.15, 4.20, 6.40. 10.00 and 11.35
?. ru. On Sunday. 7.05 (Dining Car).
.20, 9.00, 11.00 a- m., 12.16. 3.15,
4.20, 6.40. 10.00 and J 1.35 p. m. For
Philadelphia only. Fast Express 7.50
a. m. week day. Express 2.01 end 6.40
p. in. dally.
For Boston, without change, 7.50 a. m.
week days and 3.15 p. m. daily.
For Baltimore. 6.25, 7.05. 7.20, 7.50, 9.00.
10.00. 10.30, 11.00 and 11.60 a. m,
12.15, 2.01, 3.15. 3.40. (4.00 Limited)!
188.8.131.52,6.40, 6.05, 6.40, 7.10, lO.OO!
10.40. 11.15 and 11.35 p. tn. On Sun
day, 7.05. 7.20, 9.00. 9.05, 10.30, 11.00
a. nL, 12.i5, 1.15, 2.01, 3.15, 3.46 (4.00
Limited). 4.20, 6.40. 6.05, 6.40. 7.10.
10 00. 10.40 nurt 11.35 p. rn.
For Pope's CrecK Line, 7.20 a. m. and 4.36
p. m., daily, except Sunday.
For Annapolis, 7.20, 9.00 a. ru.. 12.15 and
4.20 p. m.. dally, except Sunday. Bun
days, 9.00 a. m. and 4.20 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line. Express for Rich
mond, Jacksonville and 'Tampa. 4. 30 a.
m., 3.S0 p. m., dally. Richmond and At
lanta, 8.40 p. m., dally. Richmond only,
10.57 a- m. week days.
Accommodation for Quanllco, 7:45 a. m,
daily, and 4.25 p.m. week days.
For Alexandria, 4:30, 6.35, 7.45, 8.40.
9.45. 10.57. 11.50 a. rn.; 12.50. 1.40.
3.20, 4.25,5.00. 0.37, 6.16, 8.02,. 10.10.
and 11.39 p. m. On Sunday at 4.30.
7.45, 0.45 a. m.; 2.45, 6.16, 8.02 anil
10.10 n. m. ,
Leave Alexandria for Washington, 6.05.
6.43, 7.05, 8.00, 9.10. 10.15. 10.2SI
a. rn.; 1.00, 2.15, 3JI0, 3.23. 5.00, 5.30.
6.13, 7.00, 7.20, 9.10, 10.52 and 11. od
p. m. On Sunday at 6.43, 9.10, 10.28 a.
m.; 2.16, 6.30. 7.00, 7.20. 9.10 and
10.52 p. in.
Ticket offices, corner Fifteenth and O
streets, and at the station. Sixth and B
streets, where orders can be left for th
checking of baggage to destination from
hotels and residence.
S. If. PREVOST. 3. K. WOOD.
Sts. Van. Sea. Fat. Asjt
POB SALE MISCELLANEOUS.
R SALE Small coal yard in
Darlne location: smnit jliIm: s2f Der
day. with a good family trade: best of rea
sons given tor selling. COAL W., this
FOR SALE -Cheap, D. B. B. L. shot
gun, 12 gauge, and broken pointer;
trlalglrenof both. Apply 32 Fla.are. ne
OO CENTS down. New c-edlt system.
See personals, then see us. It
FOR SALE Imported Japanese pug
dog; price, only $100; a rare chance to
get such a flee dog. SCUMID'S BIRD
STORE. 712 12th St. nw. no5-2t
FOR SALE Cigar, tol'acco and lunch
room; cheap ir sold In 3 days. Call or
address 1356 Water St. sw. no5-5t
FOR SALE $5, a fine delivery cart.
2d and F ue. po5-lt
FOR SALE 2 pool tables, cheap, at
14(16 it st. ue.. reed siore. nuv5-2t
FOR SALE Key-board organ; profes
sional trunk; new. 1525 6th st. nw. It
FOR SALE MIBC
EXCLUSIVE territory given for the
saie ot bee hive; pat. June 24, '9 1; Oct.
1. '95: highest awards; Pa., Cal., and else
where; best In the market; over 20,000
sold: small capital needed. Call at once,
1110 N. Y.ave. It
FOR SALE Firsl-tiass cut under"
delltery or laundry wagon. 624 K 81.
FOR SALE 2 pool tables.
U. B., tuts office.
oven at 2a9
4 l-2st-sw. It
rOR SALE At a sacnrice, a long
establisiu-d orster and dlnlne saloon.
on Pa. ave.; good reasons for selling. Ad-
dress611 Pa.ave.se. It
FOR SALE 2 young, sound norses,
suitable ror grocery wagon or heavy
hauling; also fine surrey and harness. 1105
1 ltli st, nw. nqv4-2t-em
FOR SALE Cheap, one sound Work
horse. Call Trcmont orrice.
FOR SALE The lurnlture or a ten-
room boarding-house; bargain ir sold
at once. Address G. A. R., Uus orrice.
FOR SALE Delivery wagonand horse;
only 75: I5 down and $10 a mouth.
Call 437 11th st.nw. no3-3t
FOR SALE Show cases, watchi-s and
jewelry; half price. 231 Pa. ave.
FOR SALE New Winchester ririe, 32
calibre: Inrgain: or will exchange for
hln,.f milST Ihl. nffiu .,'!-
FOR SALE Just received California
and Mexican quails; Just Ihe birds tu
slink your rurm: very ensv to settle.
SCUMID'S BIRD STORE. -71212th st. nw.
FOR SALE At a sacririce. a $750
upright bteinway prano at 456 M. st.
FOR SALE Hair interest In wood
and coal ard; buyer to take charge.
R. II. DAVIS. 1 lib and G sts. ne.
FOR SALE Best make ot Incubators,
brooders and fresh green bone; call
and see the Incubators in working order.
Bchmld's Bird and Pet Animal Stores, 712
12th nt.nw. and 1221Pa-ave.
ORGANS. S25 UP.
SX DOWN. SX WEEK.
$1 down and $1 week for any
organ in stock. Greatly reduced
prices. Organs from $25 up. Eest
F. G. SMITH. 1225 Pm. ave. nw.
FOR SALE A small steam launch;
Ueresiiioir engine and boiler; can be
seen at Bitter's boat house oi.8-tf.eni
FOR RENT Large brick stable, two
6tails. loll K.
Mr. Shaw Says
He Really Saw
A Sea Serpent-
(N. T. Sun.)
Another chapter has been added to the
rather fragmentary history of the great
sea senient. This time the story comes from
the Jersey coast, and its sponsor Is Mr.
Willard P Shaw, of 41 Wall street. Not
only did Mr. Shaw have an excellent view
of the monster, but hi6 wife, their nine-year-old
son, and Miss Ella B. D. Salter, of Pat
erson, who was visiting at the Shaw's
cottage, at Spring Lake, alo watched It
for sercral minutes. Moreover, a neigh
bor, who was walking along the beach,
observed the phenomenon, and bis observa
tions tallied exactly with those ot the 8haw
As it is Mr Shaw, who is sponsor for the
story, it is worth while to take into con
sideration four points regarding him.
First, he is temperate; secoLd, he is not
subject to hallucinations, third, his sight
ts excellent, and fourth, his veracity is
unimpeachable. The same is true ot the
other observers. Mr. Shaw, who Is a law
yer at 41 Wall meet, acd alio president
of the New York Balance Dock Company,
lives in Patcrson, and has a cottage at
Spring Lake, N. J.. Just across the road
from the tea beach. Ou Sunday afternoon
be, Mrs. Shaw, Miss Salter, and young
Willlard Shaw were silting on the front
porch, which overlooks the sea. trying to
keep cool The afternoon was calm and hot,
and the only motion of the water was a
long, quiet swell breaking monotonously
on the beach. The conversation, which
bad been very desultory, .had almost died
a'way, and about half-pan ,1 Mrs. Shaw
was considering the advisability of gotng
nil stairs for a nap, when Miss Sailer.
who had been looking intently out to cea
toward the north, laid:
"There's something strange out .there In
the water, and it is coming this way."
Looking where she pointed, the others
saw a black object projecting rroru the
water, and about it a considerable commo
tion. "Perhaps it's a school of porpoises,"
suggested Mrs. Shaw.
"Or a whale!" exclaimed the boyc!ap
ping his hands. "Oh. papa, do you sup
pose it's a whaler"
"It doesn't act like any whale I ever saw,
and I've teen a good many," replied Mr.
8haw, shading his eyes with his hands;
"and It certainly isn't porpoises. It I be
lieved in ruclt things. I should say It well,
bring out the big field glasses."
Running into the bouse, the boy quickly
came out with a pair or very powerful
field glasses. Boylike, he held them to his
own eyes for a moment before giving them
to bis father, and, ou getting th object in
range, he cried out:
"Why. Iapa, it's a big snake!"
Mr. Shaw took one long look at the crea
ture in the water and iassed the glass to
Miss Salter, who. after using it, handed it
to Mrs. Shaw. Then tiiey all looked at
"The sea serpent!" they said, simultane
ously, and hurried down to the beach.
By this time tho creature which wai
plowing through the water with tremen
dous rapidity, hail reached a point opposite
them. Judging from the fishing net poles
set out in the water, Mr. Shaw thinks that
it must have been about half a mile out
from shore, about where the excursion
steamers usually run. The water there is
sixty or seventy feet deep. As there were
no waves to Impede the sight, an excellent
view was obtained of the monster's every
motion. , ,
As near as they could Judge, the serpent
was from 75 to 100 reel long. The head,
which projected about six feet above the
water as It swam, was flat-snouted like an
alligator's head. It seemed five or ctx
feet long and as large as a flour barrel la
circumference. No part of the body was
as large as the head, the mean diameter be
tas perhaps two feet. Its tall was long
and tapenng. In color the creature was
very dark No fins coold be seen, nor were
there tentacles projecting rrom the head,
as described in the case of the serpent re?
ccntly alleged to have been seen In Long
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as the huge serpent contorted itself, and
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From the time A. was first sighted to the
time It disappeared in thedistanee the head
was not once withdrawn beneath the sur
latc of the water.
"Evidently the serpent had some deficit
objective point in view," said Mr. Shaw
in ..escribing it. "for It uever paused or
turned rrom Its course, but kept pointing
south, skirting the coast at a distance of
hali a mile out. A little further in and it
would have struck tlie nets, and then there
would have been a line commotion, I sup
pose. Luckily the creature kept to tba
deeper water. I think if It had turned to
ward the shore I should have been in
clined to collect the lamily and run for the
woods. It was in sight for not more than
seven minutes. '
" When Miss Salter first saw theserpent it
was more than two miles down the shore,
and altogether we must have seen it cover
considerably more tlian rive miles. I should
say that forty milesau hour wasa moderate
estimate of tlie speed. In describing our
strange visitor generally I should say
that it looked like an enormous smooth
skinned serpent, withanalligator-hkehead."
After the monster had vanished rrom
sight. Its uplifted head being the last thing
seen, thespecta tors went back totheporch to
talk It over. In comparing observations
they found that all their estimates agreed.
While they were talking, a neighbor who
owns a cottage not far from Mr. Shaw's
came up breathlessand In great excitement.
"I've seen the sea serpent." he gasped,
when he reached theporch. "I was walking
along the beach andsawlt asplalnax Isee
you now, swimming south faster than any
steamer that ever floated, out beyond tho
fish poles. Didn't any of you see It?"
They assured him that they bad all seen
it. and asked for his description of It, which
he gave. It tallied with theirs exactly. Be
fore he went away he said to Mr. Shaw:
"I hope you'll make this, thing public. It
Is too wonderful to keep quiet about. I'll
goat any timeand take oath to what I have
In his excitement, the neighbor went
away without giving Mr. Shaw his name,
but he can be found easily at any time. The
question of the expediency of making pub
lic their adventure was discussed by th
Shaws. Mr. Shaw was very doubtful
about what hechould do.
"A great many people will think that
you are romancing," said his wife, "and
many others will make fun of you or think
you are trying to make run or them.
Nevertheless, as there Isn't any reasonable
donbt that It was the sea serpent we saw
I think, as a matter or scientific interest;
you ought to give out the facts."
"Let m?ople guy it they want to," decided
Mr. Shaw. "I know what I've seen, and
I'm not going to be afraid to tell about It,
I gucM my reputation Is strong enough to
carry a fea serpnt,"
So Mr. Shaw sent word to the Sun yester
day, and a Sun reporter called on him at
tils office. At the time one of Mr. Shaw's
partners was endeavoring to chaff him.
aliout the matter, but he stuck to the facts
and insisted on the reaUty of the serpent.
"It Ita't a fake or a Joke, or anything
but the plain, bare, ucembellished truth,"
said he to the reporter. 'Tm not a ma n who
lias time to make up lies and take trouble,
to get them made public, nor do my ideas
of fun He In that direction. It Is simply
this, that I, a plain man of business, with
no hotels to advertise by getting a sea ser
pent to cavort around in front of them,
have seen a creature of which I had hith
erto doubted the existence. I believe that
no man has any right to conceal data on a
subject so interesting scientifically and
so Ultle known.
"Unfortunately for the sake of abun
dance of evidence that might bare been
adduced." continued Mr. 8haw, "tie ho
tels down at Spring Lake are closed and
the place Is practically deserted. The ex
cursion season Is orer, too, and while a
month earlier there might bare been a
dozen steambotit In sight, there wasn't
one anywhere near on Sunday. I did make
out a sail to the south, however, and I am
In hopes that some vessels there may get
In sight of the monster. If it kept on as near
to the coast as It was when It went out of
range of our vision I should think that it
would be seen somewhere from the land
further down. I and my family are natu
rally deeply Interested lu the matter, nnd
we shall study the papers for some further
news of the serpent"
In conclusion Mr. Shaw said that he
was willing to make affidavit in support
of his statements. 1
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"Dos't bare no trick ot puttln a man off
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"Ain't no gouge about It, noway?"
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"Not a bit."
Then take, me clear np," said Unci
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