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THE EVB5TIKG TIMJS. WEDjESDAYt KQYEALBBR &7 8
. Special Coat Ollariii f or
EVENTS FOR TOMORROW
Doings, Dinners and Other Mat
ters of Public Interest.
For a Thanksgiving treat
we will offer, from our im
mense stock, any Jacket or
Coat at greatly reduced
prices. All made from latest
and most fashionable cut
a 1 1 silk lined mandolin
sleeves ripple back-smooth
and rough effects. The fol
lowing prices are samples of
the great reductions we have
$6.00 Jackets, $3.98
$13.00 Jachcts. $7.98
$19.00 Jackets, $12-98.
$22 00 Jackets, $14 48-
734-736 Seventh St. N. W.
Until we clear out
everything- we sell every
pair at cost. We must
move and we will not car
ry our stock with us.
CHILD'S SriSIKO HEEL Lice Pn
or button, G to 8, aro going at 0 U u
Slr.ea 9 to 11 at DUG
LADIES' OVEROaITERS, reeu-
lar-c quality, woare selling )rn
at 15c. pairs lor..
fOc quality for..
2 BROWN'S SHOE STORE,
m 305 Penna. Avenue,
Jk Capitol Hill.
AND ALL THE REST OF THE WEEK
rg Assorted Butter Dishes
8 GLASS and CHINA !
LLt To boKlren nunv nt our
23 RETAIL DEPARTMENT
ti to cery purchaser of our
ELGIN JSUTTCIl or TANCY
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3 FOUR WHOLE DAYS. ;
j E. a WEIIFORD & CO.,
551 Centor Market Stands.
Ceres Flour makes moro Bread,
mokes winter Dread. Diakos better1
Ilrtitd titan liny utnor Flour mmiu
fitcturtMl. Ilewuro of lmltutlouu ot
tin? llraiMl "Ceres."
Aro the handiest and best
camora3 la I Lie market.
Wo save amateurs all the
trouble ol toning and
H0U5HI0H & DELANO,
1410 Jfow Yorw Ave
and more a year can be
made by any eneigetic boy
without interfering- with
school studies. The Times'
circulation department is
ready to furnish particulars
"how to do it," any week
"day between S and 6 p.m.
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SERVICES IN THE OHDECHES
President Cleveland undUUWIle TVU1
Hear Or. Ttilnme's Sorniou The
utera Will Give Slieclnl Miitluoe
and There Will lie FuutbuU Gumen
The American e'nglo. give way tomor
row to tbetmkcy audtbecrow.
The one will r the eliob, or the people and
the other will be food for the politicians
who went under during tue recent land
slide. Tomorrow the glories of patriotism will
give way to the pangs ot indigestion, but
nobody will on that accouutforego their as
saults ou the Juicy barnyard fowl.
It has been decreed by tbeaead o( the na
tion, the chief of thccotunionwenlthand di
rector of municipal affairs, that on Thurs
day, November 28, the people ot the land
are to look buck on all the good that had
come their way during the year and observ e
the day as one ot universal thanksgiving.
It requires but little, urging on the part
of any one to Induce the men uf the present
to take a holiday, especially when such an
occasion has been made a national insti
tution, and is looked forward to with ex
pectancy. It being a legal holiday, the national and
municipal departments will suspend opera
tions tor the day, and the officials be given
an opjwrtunily to ruminate.
WHAT THEY WILL, DO.
President Cleveland and his family will
spend the day nt home according to their
present programme. The Chief Executive
and his family win attend the First Pres
byterian Church where Uev. T. DcWitt
T.itmage will preaoh the Thanksgiving ser
mon. This, will be tlie first morning sermon
Dr. Talmago has preached sluce he vv as in
stalled as co.pastor ot the church.
-.The Secretary ofBtate-nnd Mrs. Olney
will cat their Thanksgiving dinner at home'
ai,d will probably have a few friends with
Secretary and Mrs. Carlisle will also have
a few frlmids to dinner with them.
Secretary and Mrs. Uoke Smith will have
an old-time Southern Thanksgiving at their
Secretary and MrsLamont will dine at
Secretary and Miss Morton will dine with
some f rlends.
Postmaster General and Mrs. Wilson and
Attorney General and Mrs. Harmon will
spend the day quietly.
Secretary Herbert v ill also dine at home.
Whether they will have a turkey dinner
Thanksgiving Pay or nut Is n question
that Is uow agitating the minds of the
beads ot many of the poorer classes in this
From the preparations now being made
it would eetu that the charitable Institu
tions of the city are trying to 6ce that every
poor family that doc? not have the price
of the turkey will get one.
At the Central Union Mission it has been
luo custom for j ears to send 1,000 families,
who wire unable to buy it, a Thanksgiving
The families are not given the dinner al
ready prepared, bat aro.furulshcd a basket
containing tho raw material for one of
the old-fashioned dinners. The dinner
given this eUss of people consist, of
thicken or turkey, according to the size
of the family, a halt peck of potatoes, one
liou nd of butter, onedjzea apples, twoloaves
pf bread, oue pound of suf.ar, one pint of
bcaus, a quarter pound ofrte.i, half pound ot
coffee, and one poand of rice.
The names and addresses of the needy
families are furnished by Uio ngents of the
union, who are usually on tho lookout for
cases where Uio Thanksgiving basket will
come in handy for some little time before
the day arrives. As these agents of tl.e
mission are at work all the year round, and
associate mosUy with the poor mid, in in
stances, destitute. It Is not at all hard to
discover a thousand f.imllle in a city with
the population this has, to whom a real
Thanksgiving dinner is Indeed a luxury.
These gifts of dinners are not conriued to
the patipi r class, but are sometimes given
to families who are too poor to arford a
turkey, even once a year. The work of elis
tnbutiou Is all done free ot charge.
A TREE DINNER.
The mission has also prepared to furnish a
freo dinner to 500 people at the mission
building on Louisiana nvenuo northwest.
There will be COO tickets distributed, and
in order that the poor of the city are not
crowded out, 400 Uckets will be given to
the local poor. One hundred of the cards
of admission will be retained at the mission
and given to the people who drift In during
Warden Leonard's boarders at the East
ern Branch Hotel, or, as it is better knonn.
the jail, will also have a change from their
regular fare ot "Potomac robins." The
menu for tomorrow will Include turkey.
Of course, tho men who remain the guests
of the warden, 6imp!y because they cannot
get away, will not be permitted to choose
white or dark tueat, as they wish.
It will simply bo a casuot take -what you
get. The addition of the Thanksgiving bird
to the bill of fare at the Jail will undoubt
edly cause considerable rejoicing, as It Is
a delicacy that seldom figures on the list
as a steady diet at the Jail.
The prisoners at the workhouse will also
have a diunerglven them. A mirked change
however, will be observed; the dress suit Is
tabooed at this Institution , and it is c: pected
that Mr. Stantenbcrg'sguestswillall appear
In a dress of white cloth, with heavy blue
bin pea running around the figure.
The workhouse diners will also have to
dispense with visitors, and no outsiders
will be allowed at the dinner. It is a well
known fact, however, that Uie people con
fined there are all exclusive, and for thirty,
sixty and ninety days seldgrn mix with
the outside world.
At the "Vag Hotel" the inmates have to
work for their meal, hud It Is not expected
that any of the "star" boarders will object
to the ago or previous condition of servitude
of the turkeys prepared for them, although
there are any number of fine Judges ot tho
bird at the -place.
Some or them went there for rest, because
It had been such laborious work selecting
nice fat gobblers out ot their neighbors'
coops during the dark ot the moon.
DAINTIES FOR THE POOR.
The young people of the Fourth Presby
terian Chu rcli will furnish a load of Thnnks
A tuikcy dinner will be served at the
Young Women's Christian Home, on C street
northwest. The people In the home will en
Joy an old-fashioned Thanksglvlng'dinner,
and one of the features of it will bo hoeeakes
baked in theashes.
Thelnmatcsorall the orphan nsylumsand
hospitals will also hav oeause togivc thanks,
as groat preparations are being mado to
give them nil an excellent dinner.
On Thanksgiving evening there will be a
turkey shoot by the National Guardsmen nt
their rifle gallery. Capu Bell is In charge
of Ilia arrangements and says that entries
are coming In very rapidly. There will be
a large number of "turks" to be shot for
and It Is expected that fully ZOO men will
parUclpatc In the match.
All the theaters will give special mati
nees and a, number ot football games will
The day will be almost universally ob
served lo the churches with sermons at
i x u. III.
Waugh Methodist Episcopal Church -win J
unite with the Metropolitan Presbyterian
Church and other churches la a Joint meet
ing at the Metropolitan Presbyterkin Church
on Capitol Hill and Rev. Dr. E. Olln El
drldge, of Waugh cuarcb, will preach the
There will also be a union Thanksgiving
service at the Fourln Presbyterian Church,
on Ninth street. In which several ot the
churches In that section of the city will
A Thanksgiving service from 11 to 12 a.
m. will take- place at the Church of the
Covenant. Tbe congregations of Rer.
Dr. Patch end Rev. Dr.-Van Arsdal win
Closed All Day Tomorrow,
FROM 8 TXT12 O'CLOCK''
Of Ladies' Storm Rubbers,
First quality goods, at 39C
Every $2.00 pair, of Ladies Shoes reduced dj-j ((
for Friday and Saturday to P A v v
These are genuine values, and our special sales are to
clean out our Shoe Department, which has got to be re
moved off this floor.
Jointly celebrate Thanksgiving at Gunton
Memorial Church, Dr. Van Arsdala deliv
ering the sermon.
Thanksgiving services will be held In
all the Catholic Churches at 9 o'clock to
morrow morning. AlBt. Matthew's, Father
Leo will celebrate solemn high mass, a
sisied by Fathers Dart and Kej nolds. .
St. Patrick's services will be similar,
nnd Father Gloyd will make a few appro
St. Alojsius' will be the scene of tbe
most notable ceremonies. Mgr. Satolll
will celebrate solemn Pontifical mass. and.
Mgr. Sbarelti and Dr. Kooker, of the Papal
delegation will occupy seats In the sanc
tuary A full choir, nsslsteel by choristers
bojs, under the direction or Father Mo
Ginne-y, will render the mass, and Rev.
Cornelius Glllesplo will preach.
WALKOVER FOR AN ENEMY
Flans for Coast Defenses Cannot Be
Finished for Over Two Years.
Representative Out hwnlteSayn It Will
Ho tUe Year tOOO 111-fore Thc-ie
Gurus Will Ilu Made.
'This country can be made ready for a
successful defense In case of uar by tho
5 ear 1000." Thus spoke lion. J. H. Outh
walte, a member or the board of ordnance
and fortifications, alter a tour of inspection
of the several plants In the East where the
work of constructing ami assembling ord
nance is conducted.
The statements contained in the annual
report of Commanding General Miles, con
firmed as they were by the assertion In
the Interview with Admiral Walker or the i
navy, aroused the attention and Interest
or the members of the board, and. Instead
or meeting at New fork or Washington this
month, as is, their custom, they aiMmhlcd
at II Id vale, Pa., and thence proceeded to
visit all the other cities where plants are
localexl, reaching Washington j tlen!ay.
"That Is a guess at this time," continued
Mr. O'Jthnaite, "lor tLo data obtained by
the beard has not jet been reduced. But
I belleu It is not far out of the v. ay. v ork
iug the usual shifts, the plants can turn out
guns enough to meet our plans for defense
"Ir pushe-d by the ttrcts of necessity,
how Eiiau could the countrj, wah its pres
ent facilities only, be put in a good con
dition Tor defense?" wai asked.
"Within two and a half years."
"How many plants are at work not turn
ing cut guns and gun material?"
"The steel works at Slidvale and Bethle
hem. Pa.; the Walerton n, Mass., and Wa
tcrvllet, N. T., arsenals. Besides these,
which are In large nnd successful opera
tion," explained Mr. Outhwaite, "there Is
a concern at Cleveland yrldcli Is Just en
tering upon a contract fur turning out gun
"Could net the construction of the car
riages be expedited," was asked, "by en
gaging other such concerns as the one In
Cleveland, and w hlch nrc numerous In the
Ohio Valley particularly?"
"The trouble about that Is," answered
Mr. Outhwaite, "that un erjUre new out
fit of machinery Is necessary to do that
class of work, and as the Government is
about tbe only customer that can be ex
pected to enter tho field, naturally most
manufacturers hesitate to Incur the ex
pense incident to the business. Of course. If
war were to break out and the Government
compelled tomake attractive terms with the
manufacturers, there would be no lack
or facilities. However, the board are sat
isfied that existing conditions provide all
that is necessary to carry out present plans
for defense wltldn the period when by
any possibility the works can be needed."
Mr. Outhwaite mentioned that beside the
contract for the armor secured by the
Bethlehem Steel and Iron Company from
Russia, aslmllar contract had been awarded
hv thesamc guv ernment to Carnegie, Phipps
& Company of ritlsburg. x
Their 1'oor Year's HuhIucm Lend to
a Limit of Operations.
Victoria, B. C, Nov. 27. It the owners of,
the sixty odd sealing schooners, which
make Victoria their headquarters, stick
to tbe resolution which -they passed at a
meeting held last evening, not one ot the
schooners will leave port until August next
year. Tbu resolution, wnich was unani
muosly agreed to, is as follows:
That owing to the poor result of the
spring voyages, thcseallng fleet defer opera-
Uons until August 1, lti'Jii.
All the prominent sealers were present
and they state that they will adhere to the
resolution. Last spring thirty-two Victo
ria schooners operated on the west coast
ot the island and took C.000 skins. About
twenty-five schooners hunted off the Japan
coast and nt Copper Island, getting a total
catch of 2G.000 skins. --
These voyages, accortllng to the resolu
tion, will be entirely done away -with next
(season, the schooners confining their oiera
tlons to Bering Sea.
ACTOB L-ATJItrE DEAD.
Young Man of Much Talent Carried
Away by Consumption.
Bakersfield, CaL, Nov. 27. E. S. Laurie,
a well-known actor nnd manager, died here
last evening of consumption. He entered
the theatrical profession when sixteen years
old. and later supported Booth, Warde,
james, ana jucwaae.
He came to the coast about four years aco
deceased was thlrty-rour years of age and a
naUve ot Louisiana. He leaves a wire and
two children nowlnthlsclty, amotuer.who
arrived from the East last night too lata
to see him alive, and two brothers In tbe pro
fession la the East.
Estate Loft to the Widow.
The last will of Herman F. Hutb, which
was dated September 2, executed Septem
ber 30, and signed by witnesses October 1,
1895, was filed for probate today. Under
Its provisions the cntiro estate goes to the
she remains unmarried.
G and 1 1th Streets.
You are J
About the things
wrtii pnt- w nrr 111Q1- T.
as particular that
everything we sell you
should be right. We
only keep pure goods.
"Old Time" Rut ramlly Flour,
54.00 per bbl.; 51.00 per.Hbbt
"Star of the East" Fanoy
I'ntont Procoso Flour. $1.50 per
bbl.; SI.2U per $4 bb- sack.
10 lbs Uucktrbevt for. ZuC
10 lbs Graham Flour. ZbC
10 lbs Rolled Oats ZbC
3 packages Friends' Oats.. .... J C
5 lbs Large Italslns for ZuQ
4 Its Cleaned Currauts for.... ZOC
7 quarts llomlnj; for...... ZOC
j 4 quarts Beans for. v.. ........ Zuu
k C ILsQlncorbaaps for ZvJu
W .. ...... q9r
ness i. 1. 1 otaio, ouBaoi....uuu
tcana rotomaa:6ME.. .... ZuG
3caca AUcoSittr rou....Z0G
i cans Botelecfa'June Peai....ZoC
Largs cans Delaware reaches. I ZC
California readies, per can.... 1 4S
rio Poaches, per can C
$tticfl,wTtir(l flnm. rr lb . I III,
T Pure Lard, per lb 6C
i J. T. D. PYLES,
& STOKE 1li 4tb at & e , Cor. 3d tnd
Md. aTe. n.a, 18 7lh aL n a, UKM
?th al ii.tt.. Cor, Washington and
F Men roe sta , Aqacoatla.
$8 Jackets, $4.98.
This strllsh Box Coat mado of all-Trool boucle
with larcollandolin aleevos, satin lined, a per
fect fitting garment, cannot bo duplicated leas
tHanfS. eL no
Our Spoclar 7riee. pc&0
8Q6 yt&Si, N. W.
1924-1926 Pemia. Avenue.
Extended Iiltlirartieq Ended and the
Will Declared Viilld.
Indianapolis, Ind.yNo .27. The supreme
court has decided that tho will uf the late
Godlove S. Ortb uf Lafayette must stand.
Orlb, who many yearago wai oneoi the
leading Republicans oT the State, died,
leaving a will bequeathing all bis prop
erty to his second j ire.
He lert with the will a letter to his wife
asking her to allow the child by his llrst
wile as much money as she could spare
The child did not receive any part or tbe
estate and brought suit to set aside the
will on the strength of the letter.
Tbe court holds that, while there was a
moral obligation resting on tbe will, there
was no legal obligation which she was
bound to respect.
Orth served In Congress many years and
was once the nominee for governor, bnt
was withdrawn to make mom for Gen.
He Declares Against Admission of
Cheap Japanese Manufactures.
San Francisco, Nov. 27. United States
Senator Perkins, la' discussing tbe threat
ened Invasion of this country with cheap
Japanese goods, said;
"The matter ongh.t to be taken up by the
next Congress. Ordinarily, the tariff bill
would not nave to be taken no at the Decem-
Jber term of Congress, bat I think I voice the
You doubtless have become acquainted with our manner of doing
business. Our advertisements are as they re ad. We never overstate
or misrepresent. You can always get from us what we advertise
and at advertised price. EITHER CASH OR CREDIT no
difference to us. Such methods commend themselves to you. Our
large and constantly increasing business proves that. Our new
departments will interest you.
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"OUR MOTTO" If goods we sell you are not satisfactory or
as represented, we will allow all reasonable claims.
Our terms made to suit your means.
MAYER & PETTIT,
415 Seventh Street Northwest.
sentiments even of the anU-protecUonlsu
that some change is necessjry in the tariff
which will give the Government revenue.
"Even the tnriff-for-revenue citizens
must want a change that will give the reve
nue they hope for. If tho tariff bill can be
brought up for amendment I will do all In
my Kjwer to raise the tariff on ail articles
that the Japanesearenowllkely to undersell
HETURNLVG TO HOLLAND.
.Attempt to Transfer Diamond Indus
try to America a Failure.
The departure for Europe of thirty dia
mond workers on the steamship St. Louis
on Wednesday and the sailing of ten more
of their fellow workmen on yesterday's
steamers, the Campagnla nnd Amsterdam,
making over ICO departures so far, with
more to follow next week, may be said
to puncture the babble which the Alaldcn
Lane diamond, merchants have blown In
Uielr efforts to transfer the great cut
ting and polishing Industry rrom Hol
land to this country, with headquarters
In New JTorkclty.
The scheme now turns out to have been
a brilliant dream, and has resulted In
more loss and disappointment than did a
similar attempt which was made in 1ES2
The strike of the diamond cleavers, cut
ters, polishers and setters, which began on
Nove-mber 11, and Is nuwpractlcally ended,
was for a decrease In hours of work and an
increase of 25 per cent. In wages, which
had falle-n so low in response to the influxot
workmen from abroad that good polishers
were only able to make $12 or $14 a week
even by putUng In eleven hours dolly.
The members ot tho three unions involved,
located in this city, Bn.oklyn. and Newark,
were mainly recent arrivals In America.
The census of 1890 showed that there
were sixteen diamond works, or mills, as
they aro sometimes called. In this State,
and 1S6 men were employed. In Boston
there were three shops employing eleven.
men, and nowhere else in the United States
was the Industry carried on. Up to the
summer of 1894 there was practically no
change In the census figures, but when the
Wilson tariff bill was In progress of legisla
tion the d.amund merchants soon saw that
their Industry would be affected. New
York correspondent Philadelphia Press.
Committee Hound for Colorado to In
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 27. Tho direct
ors of tbe Chikls-Drexel Home for Union
Printers decided yesterday, after bearing
the evidence,, to send a committee to
Colorado Springs to Investigate tbe charges
that bare been preferred against Supt
8heaman. Tbe committee started for Colorado
Springs yesterday afternoon.
Tbe board could not reach an agreement
as to what action should be taken la refer
ence to tbe superintendent. (
To Dress Correctly,
To Furnish Your Home Cor
rectly, For Anything You Head,
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THE TIMES, where it will 60 added to a
monster petition to be presented to Congress.
Address . .
You are paying twice
Bird Intitules Ilia Mlstrosx and Also
Watcheti Over Chickens.
A Mrs. Harris, living on a small farm
in the outskirts of Hamilton, has a hand
some peareck nameel Jjplter. Having no
children, she has made quite a pet of Jupi
ter, and he Is in tbe babit of following her
about the yard and farm. Being on the
slope of the mountain, it has been found
necessaryto terrace the place, and Mrs. Har
ris herself assisted materially In the work
of terracing tho front yard by collecting
rock and piling It up in convenient places
ready for use.
One day, -while sewing on the front porch,
she observe-d Jupiter majestically pacing
to and fro, apparently carrying something
in his mouth: after watching for some time
she went out and found that he had collected
quite a pile of pebbles, ot which perform
ance lie was obviously proud, spreading his
all and strutting about clocking bis satis
faction. On another occasion, hearing, greatnolsa
and cackling tn tbe barn-yard, sue ran oat -to
find Jnplter trying with: aU bis might
and main to drive the hens with their broods
Into their respective coops; It was a cloudy,
threatening afternoon and the sagacious
bird bad rvWeaUy conceived the Idea that
tbe little crocks otttbt to be under shelter
before the rain came. Columbus, Ga.,
correspondence Philadelphia Times.
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