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TBE MOUSING TOLES. W-EDSJGSDAY OCTOBER 2S, 1395.
THE TIMES' 32,000 SURETY SMALL ADS.
REACH 100,000 READERS FOR A FEW pENTS ONE PRICE FOR ALL EDITIONS.
SPECIAL NOTICE Columbia
LoUe oi A'erfe-ciion No. 1, Ancicul ana
Accepted Scottish Kite, wl.l Hold a imp
in iluslc Hall. Masonic Temple. 9th ami V
sts. uw.. Tuesday, the 22d inst., at 7:30
p. m. Kretbreu having Invitation tickets
arc requested to be ou band promptly By
order . E. Uougb, 32, Grand becretary.
TO Iio I!ot:dl.oldcrs mid Stockholders of
the Washington and Georgetown Rallri-ad
Company and llio Stocknolders of the
Rock Creek Railway Company, of the
District of Columbia:
Notice Is hereby given that Use Capital
Tractlou Company is now ready to excha nee,
according to tlie terms of tlie contract be
tween tlie Rock Creek Railway Company of
the District of Columbia and the Washington
mid Georgetown Kailroad Coiwuny, its
slock for the bonds iss Jed by the W asliiiigton
and Georgetown Railroad Ci n.pany. Tlie
holders or such bonds are requested to send
them to the undersigned for Mich exchange
on or lieforc tlie lutliofOctobcrncxt. Tlie
failure to sureiulerany sucli bonds, for such
exchange, on or before tho 1st of Nov ember
next wllllielieldtubenrcfiisaltr'so ex change
such bonds for slock. Interest on the lionds
surrendered -lll be paid up to Uic 21st
dav of September, 1605, ou all bonds
surrendered on or before the 1st day of
Km ember next.
The holders of stcck nf the Kock Creek
RailwayConi pa nvoftlte District of Columbia
and the Washington mid Georgetown Kali
road Companv are alio requested to
promptly send in their Mock for exchange,
according to tlie terms nf the contract arore
suid. C. M. KOONE3,
Secretary and Treasurer of tile Capital
se27-sc27 oct 2 -1 U 11 1C 18 23 26 27 and
VOTERS-Ohioans and others going
home to otecau secure transiiortation
cerlilicates, good ou all roads, one fare for
round trip, at 1100 G st. uw., fiom IL G.
POTTER. Cn'n Com. on Transportation O.
Rep. Assn. ocl18.104.22.168.28.nol
WAKTED-Ow good carpenter. Ap
plv ;ilt 13 1-2 st. nw.,Weuiic-odny 10
a. m." ce22-lt
WANTED- First-class man who mider-
KWiiulM priKluce comunssioii business.
THOS. F. BARRETT, omce CIS 12th
WANTED A comiietent person to
establish and operate a public dining
room. No. 11 2d st. ne., beiore 9 a. m.
or after 5 p. m. cc2r.-lt
WAKTED-A good vest
TVAHTED- Three vvnllscrapcrsat once.
auiilit n,45GCst.nw. cc23-3t
WANTED Young nun as lurtner to
invest a lew hundred dollars. Address
to investigate. BENTON, tuts uriito.
-iV ASTED-Experienced advertising
s7iic.tor; good iuy. Address staling
experience ti.nl and reference. G06BIPER.
tlusof tier. cc2-lt
W NTED-! carpenters, to lay a new
licH.r in au old brick building. Apply
8 i5. DAISli, 2d and Flora a aye. ne.
loth tt. nw.
WANTiSl)-l!' '' 'earn palming busi
ness: one with some experience pre
ferred. Gill at 207 12lh st. uw., . II.
WANTED-rirst-c-lass Ice cream man.
Apply arter 9 a. m., 014 13th nw.
WANTED--1 good sober barberat 006
llTn st. nw. lt-em
WANTED Single man to joia party
in renting store with living rooms and
cellar; man with milk route preferred; rent
WASTJSD-V. lute vouih to work in
"aTury. Apply to JAMES P. MORROW,
Brojd branch icoad, 1).C. L''1"01
WANTED-A boy to work around dry
goods store; one not afraid to work.
1244 Ttli st. nw. .ll.cm
TVANTED-A strong white lxy, about
seventeen. Call Wednesday morning
net. 0 and 10 o'clock, 300 7tli nw., 2d
"WANTED Party to rurnish solar
prints. Address W. T. C, this office.
WANTED-Energetic salesmen, good
pay to me right party; apply lu person.
No. :iu8 6 th m.nw. i0tol2a.m. oc22-3t
WAISTlsD-.V tenor singer lor soloand
ciM.ru-, m a I iGtcslani cl.urch; must
havegood voice and be a Tair reader: reason
able compensation. Address TlIM'lt,
this olfice. oc22-3t
WANTED Canvassers to handle
Christmas bpecialliles; salary or com
mission. Apply Room 35, Le Droit Build-
lng. Nth a ndF M s.n w. oc22-3t
"WANTED Several agents; nothing
juv- a good agent "so well as selling
do,.: lor a good building association; guar
antee to good men. G17 Fst. nw. oc!6-7t
WANTED A young man with cleri
cal ability, who can come well recom
mended, who lias a few hundred dollars,
as secretary of a company doing business
lu this city and handling an invention
indorsed by the U. S. army and navy. Ad
dress OPPORTUNITY, this office. oc9 tf
WANTED-Two experienced sales-l.im.-s
witn pleasant address to take
orders for "Kis-.vle" chewing gum: good
commission. Apply 437 lllh st. nw.
WANTED-Place to do general house-
-work. 4u2 N. Y. ave. nw. It-cm
WANTED-Girl ror general housework
and assist in care of children. 023 12tb
St. uvr. oc21-2tcm
WANTED-Two first-class ladies'
WArsTED l-.xiern.ucea sa cstadles
in cio.ik sand dry goods: must come well
recommended; no others necdapply. Apply
Cl.A.. iv fc. i.n anu 'bt 7th si. nw.
WANTED-A noman to cook, wash
anu iron. Call beluccu 4 and 5, 1324
Florida ave. nw. o21-2t,cm
WANTED-Ai first-class tadoress on
CO.US. Applv to 510 lllh St. nw., top
flour. KLbEasiKlN. oc2l-2t,em
WANTED- Ungtityonngladies wanted
to sell a lirst'tiass package tea to con
sumers on liljoral commission. Call let.
llauda 12o'tlock.r.l0 fst.nw. oc22-2t
WANTED-A joung, respectable girl
oi i.- or 16, to ste after two ciiil
dren and make herself useful around
house; must go home nights. Address IJ25
WAKTED-Uowl reliable settled col
ored woman Tor general housework and
cook for small family or adults: refs. re
quired. Address SETTLED, this office.
"WANTED White woman to d" gen
eral houscnork: refs. required. Apply
1115 titli st. sw. oc21-3t
WANTED Competent cook; also a
laundress. 01-1 13th nw. oc22-lt-cm
W ANTED- Smith Premier Tjpe
wrner oiralors and stenographers di
rected to positions. Operators desiring to
familiarize themselves with new No. 2
bmith Premier Typewriter call
THE fcSUTH 1-KEMIElt TYPEWHITER
CO.. No. 1410 r st. uw Jy31-tt
W A N TED lly rei pcctableyouug man,
place or any kind at hostler, porter,
houiewoiker, or any thing similar. Please
call or addreis 2U1 V st sw. It
WANTED Young ma u, 18,strotig-and
willing, wu-lies positiuu at any thing.
IKDLrfTitlOUS. this office. oc23-lt
WANTED- Situation wauted by young
in.ui not afraid or work; understands
care of horses; can rurnish good references
If required. Please address F. O., this
of nee. cc23-It
W A NTE D Young man desires work of
anv kind: gocd references. Address L.
0 . tins office. oc2C-lt
WANTED-Young man desiresa place
in shoe store to learn business; refs. Ad
dress L.. this office. oc23-lt
COLLECTOR'S potition, with "re
liable lirm A&riliANT, tbit office.
WA'NTED-roiition as clerk In dry
goods or grocery store; 4 jcars expe
rience. AddretsL. O. II., this office, lt-em
WANTED-By first-class fireman, a
situation. Address BOB, this ofrice.
"WANTED Situatiou by coachman,
white, thoroughly understands care of
horses, carriages, furnaces, &c; is good,
careful driven wages moderate: dtv refs.
Address WHITE UUIVER, this office.
WANTED A violoncello. Address
1. w K., tills office. oc22-2t
SITUATIONS WANTED KEMA LE.
WANTED-A position as matron or
housekeeper in school or some institution;
best or rtierences. JJISH LOU MYKKS.
lock box 27. Washington. 1). C. oc2:4t
W ANTED Uy first-class laundress
washing and Ironing in first-class pri
inte famuies or' brar,itng schools; rirst
class work guarauiecd; shirts, collars and
runs a siiecialty. Address N. li., this
WANTED-Dressnuking by au exper-
ienu.'d trench wonijn. Address F. W
this ofrice. oc23-lt
WANTED-Young lady would like
placcdressmaking, or ma hi. or chamber-
maid. AddressA. 1.. this orfice. oc23-2t
WANTED-Work out or to lake heme.
Addrct s 40 Ilcfrccs sunw. It-cm
WANTED-By colored woman, place
in -malt lamlly In or out of c-ity. Ad
dress 204.O st-nw. oe221t-em
WANTED-Sewing by the day; terms,
5.1; cutting and fitting neatly done.
Address hi. v. this office. oc22-.'ltem
WANTED By a respectable colored
woman, wushiugorlioiisecleaiilug. 445
6 1-2 St. sw. fic21-2t,cni
WANTED-First -class dressmaking
done cheap and promptly. Call at 711
R. I. an1, nw. oc22-3t
young lady as stenographer. tHiok keeper,
cashier or typewriter: satisfactory refs.
and security. L. D., this office.
WANTED-Place as chambermaid or
waitress by respectable colored girl.
124S'J0thst.nw, oc 22-2 1
WANTED POSTAGE STAMPS.
HIGHEST prices for U. S. postage,
department and colleclious of foreign
stamps is paid by the old reliable C. F.
K0T1I PCCilS. 330 1-2 Pa. ave.
WANTED-All kinds or old U. M. post
age sunups; Denarlment stamps es
pecially desired: highest prices paid. II. 1:
DUNKlIOKST. 1005 7th st. nw. nel0-7t
WANTED-At a 1 in renin, a tricycle,
light and latest iniprured; must lie in
good condition; state wticre ttcau le seen.
Address "IIUSINISS," Capitol Hill P.
WANTED-Dajton wagon: state low
et price. L. G., this ofrice. rc23-2t
WANTED-U)' dressmaker work' by
by tlie day; rcnHleling a siiecialty;
terms reasonable! Tefs. Address DRESS
MAKER. 700 L st. nw. oc23-lt
WANTED-To buy a cheap Dayton
wagon on time: good security. Ad
dress K. this office. cc23-2t
FRANCIS' IMPROVED ELASTICA8
phaitum Paint For nofs, walls, fences
and marine painting: leaks stopped tree;
work guaranteed. 401 3d st. nv.
WANTED-Carpets to lay; old carpets
o spcci.nl; experienccsl cane! layer.
D. W. J., this office. lt.em
on good improved property nw.
Address HOME, this office if. em
WANTED- Horses to winter at o. H.
Parker's stock farm. Lay Hill, Mont
gomery Co.. Md.; box stalls, 8 per month:
5. H. PARKER, 433 4 1-2 st. sw., or at
WANTED-AU should know f)r. ilary
Gordon tells truthfulness or rrleuds,
liuslness deal, or m.itrimouial venture.
TIIs all your business affairs with utmost
iruth; lost or stolen property; everv" hid
den mystery revealed; makes speedy and
happy marriages witli the one you love
by proper advice. Don't buy, seil, or
go nil a journey until you consult this
gifted lady in person or by letter. She
diagnoses your case by spiritual insight
aided by a staff of competent pcysicians
Ladies may consult, in confidence on all
diseases peculiar to their sex. Office
aiil roldence. 1100 G st. nw. sc2!' Ira
WAKTED-bltlj to be seir-supp-irting:
married ladies to lessen Tdrcssaiaklng
bills by learning to cut by Mercbani Tailor
Square: particulars at school. 718 12lh
WantedTry Rubber Roof Paln
WE STOP AU LEAKS FKKB.
AciScliarrft only tor plntiii: worlcfasrantsil
NAT. ltUBBtlt ROOF PAINT CO . 10i bts nw
FOR SALE-Cheap; horse, wagon,
counter, cake trough, pans, boxes and
moulds ot foimer baker; in part or whole.
-- niii!eyap.nw. oc22-:it
HORSES clipped by electric imvcer for
42 A. U. PENNELL, 003 G n. nw.
FOR SALE One of the best grocery,
wincuiaiiuuorstoresiiiNortli west Wash
ington; a bargain for cash. Address
CASH, this office. oc21-3i-em
FOR SALE-liusiuesa paying $125
per montu net: $350. SNAP, this
FOR RENT One furnlsiui front room,
3d tloor, $10.00. 1118 N. Y. ave. nw.
J. if. ABEL, expert meclinmclan. lias
established a shop and installed Im
proved machinery at 03G O st. nw.; he is
prepared to design and construct ex
perimental machinery or high grade, to
make models for Inventors and patterns
Tor castings: he has a large experience in
those specialties: satisfaction guaranteed.
WRITE tor latest pamphlet on Crip
ple Creek gold mining stocks and
weekly quotations or stock market. Sent
free on npulication to J. P. KANE & CO..
Colorado Springs. Colo ocl-20t
LACE curtains laundered bv hand. 35c
jepair: mall orders promptly attended
to. 25 F st. nw. It
400 OVERCOATS Just received to
sell ror $2, $3, $1, $5, $G, $7, 3-8, $0;
$10,nndup;allwonl;a big bargain for
every man. At the old stand,
B. sCtiLO.SHKlSG, I2t(7 U St. N. XV.
FAMILIES OR OTHERS having in their
possession Bottles, Siphons or lsoic be
longing to members ot the Bottlers' Pro
tective Association of D. C. are requested
to notify any of our drivers or send infor
mation to the Bottlers" Exchange Depot,
No. 813 rour-and-a-half street southwest,
and they will be promptly cailed for.
Such information will be thankfully re
ceived and highly appreciated by the
liOTTLEHS' PIIUTECTIVK ASOCl
ATIONottlic District of Columbia.
CAEPETS cleaned, on the lloor. also
IMinieres cleaned. Address postal,
EUREKA CARPET CLEANING CO.. 4 1-2
and Maine ave. sw. oc22-2t
CURA Onlv cure for sore feet, bun
ions and corns. Sold by Druggists.
CURA CO.,011Gst.nw oc22-7t
STENOGRAPHY and Upewnting
taught by an exiierienred leaclicr;
terms, S5 per month. Apply at or address
N. li.05 It St. n w. o22-3t
FULL drest coat ami vest, perfect con
dition, $10; medium sire; ladies' brown
cloth coat, small, $0 Address H. L. F.,
IF YOU want to buy a bicycle Join
the ijlerling Bicjcle Club now form
ing; membership limited- 924 Olh st. nw.
HAVE your old carpi tscle.i i.edas bright
as new by TnE OHIO CA RPlrT CLEAN-
Es'G CO.. C2?. K st. nw. ocl6-9t
All persons are hereby cautioned against
the illegal use of or traffic in registered
bottles or siphons belonging to members of
theBottlers1 Protective Association, of D.C.
A liberal reward will be paid forinrorma
tion leading So the arrest pnd conviction of
any. person or persons for unlawfully fill
lng.,0elling, buying, or trafficking In such
Information should be furnished to the
isomers" Exchange Depot, No. 818 Four-and-a-half
lly Orderof ExccutlveConimlttee,
Boltlers." Protective Assocint Ion oft tio
District of Connibln.
JUST RECEIVED rine lot young Ou.
nan parrots, guaranteed to talk: also
monkeys, canaries, mocking birds, gold
fish, rings, and fary pigeons. BCHMID'S,
712 12tli st. uw.. brunch 1221 Pa ave.
J. D. MERRITT. Ktioiographer, re
moved 10 45 and 401 Pa. ave. nw.;
nil work sirlitlv first clasv. 'sc28-lm
HEARING restored, rinsing In ears
stopueu. i-ntarrh iired Consultation
free. Dr. GRACY, 1211 F st. nw.
GUNS. Rifles. Revolvers, loading tools,
hunters' outfits, vatches, Jewelry,
guitars, violins, banjos, mandolins, ut about
unc-patr regnlar dealers' prices at PAWN
SHOP. No. 1009 E St. nw oel-Gmo
FOH IlENT DOOMS.
Lnrge txHims, 2d floor, fur. complete;
cooking ulenslls, dUhes, gas. heat, bath,
sewiug maciiine; $15 iwr month. 301 loth
st. sw., near Smithsonian. It
FOR RENT 158 Fne..3newlvpnpered
rooms; heat: gas; bath; $10.50; near
G. P. O. It
FOR RENT Nice suite or 4 rooms,
uuriir or partinllv fur.. In nw.; ror
adults, with lady living alone. Address
Mrs. A, this omce. lt
FOR RENT Large, unlur.. 2d-story
front room; alcove, cabinet mantel:
bav window; with or without board; mar
Cairo Flats. 1515 17lh st. nw. It
FOR RENT Front utd Ixtct parlors;
$15 and $12. 825 21st St., cor. I nw.
FOR RENT-2 rur rooms, sutti'ble
for gentlemen; room and board, $35;
near Capitol nut Library. 239 1st st. .se.
FOR RENT tinfur. rooms for house
keeping; $13. 44311st. nw. It
FOR RENT Fur.. 2d-story, 2 very
ucsirnrire small moms; one -1 per wiek.
Also one $1.25 per week. 1003 0 st. nw.
FOR RENT 4 unfur. rooms ror light
housekeeping; also rur. room for getille-
man. 3230 N sLnvv. lt-em
FOR RENT 1 unrur. room. 71 De
frees st. oc22-3l-em
FOR RENT A large pleasant front
room, second story, lurnished or un
furnished: suitable for one or two. 719
21st st. nw. oc22-2t
FOR RENT Furnished or unlurnlshed
rooms; wed heated; moderate prices.
510 E st. nw. oc22-3t
FOR RENT 1009 23d at. nw., halt
biosk irom Penn. ave. cars, pleasant
rooms and board; corner house. oc22 2t
FOR RENT blO 5th st. uw., one
rront room on Tirst rioor; oneTront room
on third floor: hall room, $5; heat, batli and
gas; accommodations. oc22-2t
FOR RENT Unfurnished 701 East
Capitol st. tse. cor. 7tii St.), 2 large
rooms on first floor and 2 in basement:
also 3 rooms on second floor; all rooms face
street: terms reasonablet oc22'2t-crn
FOR RENT 1014 10th st. nw., 3
rront, fur. rooms for gentlemen.
FOR RENT Large fur. room. $0.50,
to one or two Catholic ladles; use
of parlor: location, II, near Printing Of-
fhv. Address ROOM, this office c22-3t
FOR RENT 005 8th st. nw, fur.
parlor, folding furniture; also corner
room, firsr floor, suitable for business.
FOR RENT 141C n St. nw., hand
somely furnished rooms, suitable for
a member of Coiign-ss, physician or others;
location unsurpassed. octlO-Ot
FOR RENT Three commuuicating
rooms ou 3a and 1 on 2d floor; souih-
ernexposure. 1221 N. Y.av-e.nw. ocl0'7t
FPU KENT HOUSES.
FOR RENT $12 for a good Br. house;
stable; iulo 7tn st. nw. J.CHESTER.
Lawrenceb.:ilding, 615 14thst.nw.o22.lw
IF IT IS
A HOUSE TOO
ARE LOOKING FOR
You will do well to consult our books, or
place tlie matter in our hands and we will
find just what you want. Vt't know about
all tlie properties that are on the market In
town or In the suburbs. "We know their
value, too, whether they are worth tlie
price asked or not.
T. O. ANDERSON tf CO.,
Real Estate and Business Exchange,
907 G street northwest.
FOR RENT Brick house, bay win
dow, six large roomsaml bith.all mod.
imps.: 1&25 12th st. nw.; newly painted
and papered; $20.81 per mouth. Apply to
MIDDLETON & DUBOIS, 031 F su uw.
FOR RENT 6-room house, a. m. i.;
furnisiied lr desired; cheap. 232 Dela
ware ave. ne. . lt-em
1742 Corcoran St., fur $30.00
1334 I2th st 50.00
2223 14th St., store Iz dwel 30.00
1514 0th si-uw 27.50
2300 U st 1C.50
1412 Ohio ave 14.00
112 17th st.se 0.00
1518 Huron st 5.00
JOHN E. TAYLOR.
oo21-2t-em 1213 I' St.
lOusi Ita st n w, dw over office, 9-r
and bath, m i $30 00
15U5 8tnstiiw. 10-r.ami 40 00
1525 8th stiiw. 3-story brh.9-r.hall.
bath. and a ml 40 00
454Kst nw. 10-r,bath.ml 37 50
32Lst nw, brh.Gr.waterandgas.. 15 30
20027thstnw.dw6-r.aml 25 00
813 7th st nw 55 00
447NYavenw,storeroom 12 00
47 N Y ave nw, dw7-r.uU 20 no
1122 Hstue.storcanddw.8-r ami.. 40 63
119Carrollstse.C-r.ami 20 50
231EImst.LeDroltPark,6 r.aml.. IS 00
2009 lltbstnw.G r.ami 20 00
724 13th st ne. 8-r. a m i IB fiO
1815 Lincoln ave ne. 5-r 10 00
lOlBllihstnw.storeroom 15 00
1 142 N.I ave uw, 4-rand water.. .. 12 30
20307 thstnw.southha if. withstore,
4-r 16 00
1813 Lincoln ave ne. 5-r 10 00
1927 9th st nw. 8-r and water.. .. 1C 00
1228 7th st nw, storeroom and fix
tures . 40 00
409Massachusettsavctiw.8 r.aml. 25 00
916-lthslnw, 6-rand water 17 35
14 L st nw. 6-r, water and gas.. .. 15 30
810 loth st nw, 10-r. a in i 35 50
ByCHAS. 8.8HREVE, 1009 7th St. nw.
FOR RENT New. handsome house;
S.U0011 jiarlor; 8 riKims. cellar; a. m. I.;
healer, stationary waslitabs. back alley;
cars pass door; 90C 11th st. se.; $22.50.
Applv UilOwtniesireel. ic!7-14t
FOR RENT 1238 Duncan st- Be., 7
rooms; all mod. Imps.; nearly new;
$15.30. JOHN W. MORRIS, 614 T st
FOR RENT Brick house. 724 13th
St. ne., eight rooms: all modern im
provements; papered and In good repair;
only $15. CHARLES S. SHREVE. 1009
7th st. nw. oc!5-7t
FOR RENT Store and dwelling and
stable, on 3d St. se.; a No. 1 place for
grocery; rent. $18. C. B0YER A SON,
214 Ttli iit. sw. oc23-3t
FOR SALE HEAL ESTATE.
AN ACRE LOT FOR S7G
On Easy Terms can now be had at
150 feet above Washington on the Pennsyl
COMMUTATION FARE, S CENTS.
Schools, Stores, Church, Postortlce, eto
Particulars at office
623 P STREET NW.
FOR SA.LE Beautiful lots, eighteen
feet front, facing Lincoln Park, at $1,
300 to $1,500 per lot; electric rallwav
now being laid within 100 feet: nlo lots
within 150 feet or Park and railwav nt
$800 to $1,200 per lot: $200 and .s"200
cash, balance in 2 and 3 years: buy now
and get the advance. CHAS. A. SHIELDS,
1405 Fst.nw. oc22-3t-em
FOR SALE ROUSES.
FOR SALE A bargain A fine dou
ble house; 15 rooms; large cellar and
mod. imps.; lot COi.1 15; brick stable; situ
ated on the high grounds north of and
overlooking the ctly; only one-halt square
from 14lh st, cable; price. $21,000; re
duced from $28,000. J. T. DYER, 1408 1-2
G St. nw. oc22-8t-em
FOR SALE No reasonable otrer re
fused ror one or more 6-room, b. w.,
a. m. i., brick houses, cellars and stables;
near cable cars northeast, "worth $3,000.
W. J. FRIZZELL, 509 7th St. nw.. office
Am. P. & L. Ass'n oclO-tf
W ANTED Three or four unfurnished
rooms on 1st floor for ligtit l-.oosek-ccp-ing.
IMwccn E aril K, Stli and nth sts:
not over $18. Address F. W. C, this of
WANTED 3 unfur. rooms for light
housekeeping, bv couple with one child,
between O and T and Clh and 14th st.nw.;
reasonable rent. Address H. L-, E04 ". I.
ALL kinds ot help furnished free ot
charge, in or -oat ur the city, by Mrs.
I. C. McKlItE. 300 O, st. nw. oc23-3t
NOTICE You cay get a saudwich,
cup ot drip coffee, and piece of pie
for 10 cents at BERKELEY DAIRY
LUNCH. 407 G st- nw. oc22-3t
An advantageous contract has
been made, in northwest section, in line
of upholstering and matlrcss-maklug and
renovating; lor particulars inquire at
secretary's ofrice or' of any of the au
thorized agents. By order or executive
commltlcc. II. G. POTTER, secretary
executive committer. oc21..3t
MME. FRANCIS is one of Wai h-
ington's older t and most gifted me
diums; the can help you, 110 matter what
your troubles may be; 1 lie has helped thou
sands to health, happiness and success. It
jou ore in need of help, seek one that Is
old establithed and reliable. Hours, 9 o. m.
10 10 p. m. 2Cc. and toe 324 East Cap
itol St. 0022-2
MASSAGE and laths given by Mrs.
M. Lewis, late of Lexington, Kv. 702
Olh st nw. r.22-7t
SO CENTS Cash New -redlt system.
Lace curtains, rugs, portieres, b.in-
8 net lamps. Rogers'sllver plated ware, table
ncn, china, etc. Call or said postal.
Will bring samples. Open evenings.
NORTHEAST CREDIT HOUSE.
oc21-Ct 1210 H st. ne.
PROF. CLAY !s li.e oldest estab
lished, only reliable, ceoume and nat
ural born clairvoyant s.v.1 racdlum in
this city: reveals every hiiWen mjstcry.
rinds losses, brings separate' together,
nd causes speedy marriage with the one
Sou love by proper advice; II yon are In
ad luck he will change it: removes fam
ily troubles, evil influences, cures spells,
tells who are your enemies, how to over
come Uicrn and avoid all troubles: advice
on business. love arralrs, absent friends,
buried treasures, or what business you are
best suited to be successful: he never fulls
to give satisfaction. Call and be con
vinced of ills wonderful power to aid you.
He surprises all who have consulted him.
Fifteen jcars established: fee 50 cents:
hours. 10 a. ra. to 9 p. m.: open Sunday.
489 H st.. bet. 4 1-2 and f.th sts. sw.
THE "3 DAYS" CURE given away
lo-ciay. All ireauueiii iree. jjr. aiv
KEEI1AN. 716 12th st- nw.
B131E. NOLAN. 324 tiei. ave. ne
clairvoyant. Bluings, 60c Circles
every Thursday eight. oc!7-7t
MME. GOFF. he renowned clairvoy
ant, returned to the city nud lias taken
rooms at 608 1-2 13th at. uw.: can no con
sulted on the past, present, and future; ad
vice on all business matters: consulted
from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. or!8-7t
Si 00 reward for a case of Indigestion
or dyspepsia that cannot be cured with
Crump's Tonic of Fruit and Buiccs.
CRUMP M'F'U. CO., C03 F st. nw. Send
for circular. . oclB-7t
I You : '
1 Every' ' 1
I and Sunday. -
i To -day's News
It has all the Tele
j graphic News and all
the Home News.
A word by postal card,
telephone or in person,
will insure its delivery
by our authorized car
riers anywhere in Wash
ington at only
HALEE. the king or clairvoyants and
cum readers his first appearance this
side of the Atlantic lias come to help
each ind evervone that calls: none in
trouble will lie turned away without being
helped and made happy: no humbug, but
will give life from cradle to grave; eefc
and jou will rind HALEE at 804 H st.
nw.; 25c. Hours. 9 to 9. oct23-2t
MME. PERRIN-Scienlific paimls
trj; truest deslinv reader or tlie age;
events or past anil ruture revealed with
wonderful accuracy; hours 10 to 9. 515
19th st. w bet. E and F. oClO-lmo
TAKE vnr.r looms bath at 702 9th
st. nw. Price?!. oc!7-7t
A CHANCE TO MAKE 3IOXEY".
A company handling a new patent that
is indorsed by the U. S. army and navy, de
sires to lommunicate with men of means.
Quick returns for small Investments. Will
stand closest scrutiny. Address 000D
CHANCE, tills orrii-e.' oc9-tf
DR. TAYLOHl "06 F st. n w.. makes
full sets ot teeth for $5: satisfaction
guaranteed; teeth e-ttfacted witliout pain;
gold filling. Si: amalgam. 5Cc se4-tf
MME. JBBOOKE ceils alt the e-venis
ot lire; all business confidential; ladles
and gentlemen, nil cents each; hours, 9 a.
m. lo 9 p. m. 605 -Hew York ave. nw..
near um st. jr oco-cc
Dr. Mary GorcfOiA-tells you all tilings
and gives a proper remedy for your trouLle.
Alwaysathomo. llOQGst.nw. sc22-lm
nw.. carpet lining, felts, fire brick and
clay. asbe3to3. paints, brushes llme.ccnient,
twoand three-ply nvofinc materlal.apr21-tt
TTTE Wonderful Remislv. Cancers cured
without knife, pnin or pay until cured;
also carbuncles, piles, dropsv. by PROF.
MARTIN RILE Y. 46g Pa. ave. nw. ocM mo
MME. BROOKE tells all Die events
of lire; ail business confldentlaliladies
and gentlemen. 50 rents each: hours. 9 a.
m. lo 9 p. m. COS New York ave. nw..
near Glh st.
IT'S the many years of practical ex
perience that we have that makes us
so lavish with our solid cash exchange for
any amount ot gent's discarded garments.
Drop that postaiT JUSTII'S OLD STAND,
619 D st. nw. oc22-lw
LADIES needing confidential treat
ment. A safe and sure relict In nil
female trouble, constipation, irregulari
ties, tumor, cancer, opium habit- fistula,
etc Separate looms for patients before
and during confinement, and Tind homes
for infants it required- " Strictly confiden
tial. MRS. DR. RENNEB. 16 Fourth st
ue.. near E. Capitol ' Washington. D. C
MME. ROYSTON, Beauty Special
is:, cjOi 12th st. nw.; all blemishes re
moved, wrinkles nbsoluteiy effaeed, and
e-omplexion made perfect: no pain, no
poisons: consultation free, dally 10 to 12
and g to r. ezii'nt Sunday se29-lmo
M.ME. ESTELLE tens all everts ot
me; gives novice- lu tiomcsric irouoies;
strictly conridentiaj; ami heals alt kinds
of sores, the latter lor ladles only: hours.
0 a. :n. to 10 p. m. 913 19th at. nw.
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS.
FOR SALE Cigar, tobacco, and lunch
room; good reason for selling. Call
or address 1356 Water st- sw. oc23-6t
FOR SALE Surrey, 517; in first-class
e-oiidltion. 1124 K St. nw. It
FOR SALE or trade For sewing ma
ciiine. ladles' safety wheeL inch and
I a half cushion tire; good condition. Call
or address ALLEN MOURE, 118 u st. ne.
FOR SALE Some furniture, nt 719
A st. ne., ouly been In use a short time;
will sell for half price. Call Wednesday
and Thursday. It
FOR SALE or trade For horse and
tHigg). or norse and D. I). S. gun;
upright coil boiler and 5 H P. engine.
W. 1). HARLAN. Tnkoma. D. C. It
FOR SAT.E Crt and harness: good
asnew;$15. 1819 8th st. uw. oc23-2t
FOR SALE-A good tripod camera;
5x7; for $7.50: 2 inch telescope,
S12.50. Apply 213 F st. ne. It
FOR S.A LE Cleveland bicycle, Mor
gan A Wright pneumatic tires; spring
saddle: a bargain for $25. Address
BIKE, this ofrice. oc23-3t
FOR SALE Bicycle in perfect com
dltlon. 15. L. O- this o trice. oc23-2t
ORGAN Bardette. 8 stops, handsome
walnal case, double swells, excellent
condition, high toprprlcc. $30 cash. Ad
dress ORGAN, this office. It
FOR SALE Fine looking large riding
nud driving horse: young, sound and
gentle; also very stylish open buggy,
almost nqw. and light harness. 321 3d L
FOR S ALE Grocery, doing good busi
ness, Tn uw.: will sell cheap If sold be
fore Nov. 1. Address S.C R Times orflco.
FOR SALE-By inventory, a small
book and stationery store. Apply at 926
9th st. nw. oc22-2t-em
FOR SALE Some furniture, at 719
A st. iie only been in use a short time;
will Bell for halt price. Call Wednesday
and Thursday. lt-em
FOR SALE Pony; weighs BOO pounds;
sound, and good worker: will sell
cheap. O. C. McQOAY, 929 Md. ave. sw.
FOR SALE-One sorrel horse, good
sue, t years old, sound in every re
spect; work in anything: perfectly (julet,
and safe for a lady to drive; price, f 50.
Inquire at 345 11th st. se. oct22-2t-em
FOR SALE An excellent chance:
A BRA WNER. 907 D st. nw. oc22-3l
FOR SALE A serviceable bay mare;
good size and line driver; price, $40,
to immediate purchaser. Apply at 421
9th st. nw. oc22-2t
ORGANS. S25 UP.
SX DOWN. SX WEEK.
$1 down and $1 -week for any
organ in stock. Greatly reduced
prices. Organs from $25 up. Best
F. G. SMITH. 1225 l'. ave. nw.
FOR SALE-To settle a partner! hip
the last trotting t trillion claymore, jr..
record 2:33 1-4, at public auction to the
highest bidder, at the Brighiwood Driving
Park. Trlday. Oct. 25, at 2 p.m.; this horte
IsMrlctly sound and win positively be sold;
2:30 or better will be shown at the tale,
where all other information can be had.
JOHN U OUEEN, WM. McPYNCHEON,
FOR SALE-Canopy-top oak trap,
eneap. at 2r- 204 E. Cap, st. oc22-3t
FOR SALE-One thoroughDrert English
setter, well broken. Address SPORT,
this olfic-. oc20-3t
FOR SALE-r Ine horseand buggy: no
reasonable offer refused. Address 1EN,
this office. oc20-3t
FOR SALE A confectionery and
notion store; very cheap. 1009 12
4 12 st. sw. oc20-3t
FOR SALE Best make ot Incubators,
brooders and fresh green bone; call
and see the incubators in working order.
Schmld's Bird and Pet Animal Stores, 712
12th t. nw. and 1221Pa.ave.
FOR SALE Cheap, one-half lot In
Mount Ullve cemetery: section P. Ad
dress A. W.. this office. oc!8-7t
FOR SA.LE secondhand turniiure
score cheap; good reason for selling.
Address FURNITURE, this office-. oclG-Gt
FOR SALE-A small steam launch;
llcrcsciioir engine and boiler; can be
seen at Ritier'g tmat house. Gc8-tf-em
HOUSES AND VEHICLES.
WANTED A coal cart; also will
wmter a good draft horse In exe-hange
for occasional use in business, or will pur
chase on reasonable terms. Address OCCA
SIONAL, this office- It
STATION COUS'rX OF SIXTH AND B
In Effect sept. 0. 1805.
XO.30 A. M. PENNSYLVANIA LIM
1TED. Pullman Sleeping, Dining, Smok
ing and Observation Cars Harrlsburg to
Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis. St
IyOuU, Cleveland and Toledo. Buffet
Parlor Car to Harnsbarg.
XO.30 A. M. FAST LINE. Pullman
Bariet Parlor Car to Harrlsburg. Parlor
and Dining Cars, Harrlsburg to Pitts
burg. 3.40P, M. CHICAGO AND ST. LOUIS
EXl'ltEs!. Pullman Buffet Parlor Car
to Harristiaig. Sleeping and Dining Cars
Harrfsbjrg to St. Louis, Cincinnati, Lou
isville and Chicago.
7.XO I. M. WESTERN EXPRESS.
Pullman Sleeping Car to Chicago, and
Harrisb.irg to Cleveland Dining Car to
T.XO F. M. SOUTHWESTERN EX
1'UESa. Pullman Sleeping and Dining
Cars to St. Louis, and Sleeping Car, Har
rlsburg to Cincinnati.
10.40 P. M. PACIFIC EXPRESS.
Pullman sleeping Car to Pittsburg.
T.fSO A. M. for Kane, Cananaaigua,
Rochester and Niagjra Falls dally, ex
XO.SO A. M. fr Elmtra and Renovo,
daily, exiept Sunday. For WiUlamsport
dailv, 3:40 p. in.
7.XO X. M. for WiUlamsport, Roches
ter, Buffalo-anl Niagara Falls daily, ex
cept Saturday, with Sleeping Car, Wash
ington to -Suspension Bridge via Buffalo.
10.40 I. M. for Erie, Canandalgua,
l.ocnestcr, Butrnlo and Niagara Falls
daily, Sleeping Car Washington to El
mlra. For l'lilludelpUla, e w York and tbe
4.00 F. M.-"CONcinESSIONAL LIM
ITED." All Parlor Cars, with Dining
Car rrom Baltimore, for New York, daily,
for Philadelphia week days. Regular
at 7.05 (Dining Car). 7.o. 9.00. 10.00
(Dining Car), and 11.00 a. m., 12.15,
3.15, 4.20, C.40, 10.00 and 11.35
p. m. On Sunday, 7.05 Dining Car).
7,20, 9.00, 11.00 a. ni., 12.15, 3.15,
4 20, G.40. 10.00 and 11.35 p. m. For
Philadelphia only. Fast Express 7.50
a. ni. week days. Express 2.01 and 5.40
p. m. dally.
For Hostou, 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 11.30 a. m,
12.15, 2.01, 3.15. 3.40. (4.00 Limited),
4.20, 4.36, 5.40. 6.05, 6.40, 7.10, 10.00,
10.10, 11.15 and 11.35 p. m. On Sun
day, 05. 7.20. 9.00, 9.05. 10.30, 11.00
a. m., 12.15, 1.15, 2.01. 3.15, 3.40 (4.00
Limited), 4.20, 5.40. 6.05, 6.40, 7.10,
10.00, 10.40 and 11.35 p. m.
For Pope's Creek Line. 7.20 a. m. and 4.36
p. m., daily, except Sunday.
For Annapolis, 7.20, 0.00 a. m.. 12.15 and
4.20 p. in., daily, except Sunday. San
days, 9.00 a. m. and 4.20 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line. Express for Rich
mond, Jacksonville and Tampa. 4.30 a.
m., 3.30 p. m., daily. Richmond and At
lanta, 8. 10 p. m., daily. Richmond only,
10.57 a. m. week days.
Accommodation for Quantlco, 7:45 a. m.,
daily, and 4.25 p. m. week days.
For Alexandria, 4:30, 6.35, 7.45, 8.40,
0.45, 10.57, 11.50 a. m.; 12.50. 1.40,
3.20,4.25.5.00. 5.37. 6.15, 8.02,. 10.10.
and 11.39 p. m. On Sunday at 4,30,
7.45, 9.45 a. m.; 2.45, 6.15, 8.02 and
Leave Alexandria for Washington, 6.05,
G.43, 7.05, 8.00. 9.10. 10.15. 10.28
a. m.; 1.00. 2.15, 3.00. 3.23. 5.00, 5 30.
6.13. 7.00. 7.20. 9.10, 10.52 and 11.08
p. m. On Sunday at 6.43, 9.10, 10.28 a.
m.; 2.15, 5.30, 7.00, 7.20, 9.10 and
10.52 p. m.
TJiket offices northeast comer Qt Thir
teenth Rtreet and Pennsylvania avenue.
and at the station. Sixth and B streets, I
wnere orders can oe leic ior i le cuecKing
of baggage to destination' frot hotels and
S. M. PRET03T. J. R. WOOD,
Gen Man. Gen. 1 ,11. Act.
Mount Vernon Seminary
CORNER M AND ELEVENTH STREETS,
WASHINGTON. D. C.
A BELECT RESIDENCE AND DAY
SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES
AND LITTLE GIRLS
Twcnly-firtt ear cpc-ius TUESDAY. Oc
tober first. Large and attractive build
ings, thoroughly cquipid with every re
quisite of a reiii'c! home aid a progres
Applications for ndmisioii of pupils to
the clay school may be madeaf lerHeplember
tllieculh, betw ecu" li.e hours ot ten and one
o'clock each morning
MRS ELIZABETH J. SOMERS.
I1UTCU1NS BUILDING. 10TH AND D
8TS. N. W.
The only manual technic training school
In Washington. Courses in Applied Elec
tricity and Mechanical Draughting now
SPECIAL RATES Full course In Ap
plied Electricity, $32. Mechanical Draught
ing. $10. Both. $40. Full term, eight
months. Full Laboratory course. Euler
voir name at once. Seats limited.
GEO. EDW. DUNTON, Principal.
Bring In eignt pupils, we present you s
Education Below Cost
For young men. In 12 branches of study;
every one a bread-winner, eveuing sessinns
only at the Young Men's Christian Associa
tion Business School. 2d lloor. Lenman build
lDe, 1425 New York ave. nw. Call for full
WANTED-100 young people to Join
shorthand dictation classes, which are
now being formed at Wood's Commercial
College. 311 and 401 East Capitol St., at
the low rate of $1.00 per month. Send
for catalogue containing pictures ot 84
Classes ibesin Oct. 1; English branches,
Business classes. Elocution. Journalism,
Literature, Dancing, Dclsarte, French and
ADA L. SMITH. Bnpt. selO-tf
WALTER SCOTT STETSON, teacher of
acting, elocution, dancing. 1321 12th
St. . ocl6-
MME. J. ESFUTA D ALIV.ligbt
singing classes (note chain system). Stu
dio 1118 New York avenue. Two lessons
weekly. $20 per season. oct23-5t
MONEY WANTED AND TO LOAN.
MONEY TO LOAN on city or sub
urban proiierty: interest 5 per e-ent:
moderite e-harges. TH08. F. BARRETT.
519 12th st. nw. oc-23-3t
MONEY! MONEY! MONEY!
We linvo It.
Wc will lend It.
We want yon Toliavolt.
All wo want is satisfactory rea. estate
security. Come to us with your appli
cations and we can tell you what we
will do as soon as we examine the property.
T. O. ANDERSON & CO..
Real Estate and Business Exchange. 907
TT. TC. FULTON'S i-nn prflco. 1218
Pa aTe. nw. Established In 1870.
Money loaned on watches, diamonds, Jew
elrv. silverware, elc Special bargains in
watches. Jewelry, and silverware au20-6fa
MONEY to loan on bonds. stocks, trusts,
loan association certificates, and old
Une lifo Insurance policies: no delay.
YERKES A BAliER.
40 10 46MetrerottBldg
MONEY TO LOAN-In large sums,
or as low-as sl.ocm. at 5 and 6 per
rent on D C. real estate: also $250. $500,
$750. etc.. at i per cent WM. H- SAUN
DERS & CO.. 1407 F su aw tf
MONEY TO LOAN All classes ot
real estate loans ninde wlthprrmptness
n( curent rates THE McLACHLEN REAL
ESTATE AND LOAN COMPANY. cor
ner lilth and G streets nw mS-tf
W ANTED -Tbe loan ot $8,000 on Ilrst
ciass msido property; no agents. 708
I9th el. sel2 tf
MONEY to loan nt 5 ana o per cent.
ou District cf Columbia realty; no delay
If security is satisfactory.
WALTER H ACKER. 704 14ta nw
FOR EXCHANGE-All or part 75
acres of ground, located In Prince
George njunty. Md.: 40 acres in good white
oak: 1-4 mile of D. C. line. 6 miles from tbe
White House; hotel: post off le-e on the
corner- Adjoining 5 subdivisions. This
has been sulxllvlded in acre lots. Will ex
change at $100 an acre for city property
not loo niin:h incumbered, or Improved
suburban. E. C. P., Owner, this office.
TS7A.NTED A 5 or 6 room modern flat;
convenient to 14th st- car line. Ad
dress MODERN FLAT, this office. se!6-tf
LOST Black and tan gip hound. Re
ward if returned to 1211 9th st. nw.
. 4 oc23-3t
LOST riease return to Boston House
smailleather purse with contents picked
up by ihlld and handed to lady Tuesday
p. tn.; party recognized. It
LOST Oct. 21, leather account book;
rcw.Thl it returned to O. B. ANDER
SON. 1220 D st.se. oc22-3t-em
A WATCH FOB. old gold, with
stone set onsidc, auu agate on the other;
$5 reward if left at 806 6th St. sw.
LOST Lady's light brown coat on road
between Washington and Hetliesda , Md.
Finder will receive reward on returning
to MRS. J. C. DAVIDSON, 1807 Q St. nw.
ue w -o&
LOST On October 18. one watch charm,
keistone of the Masonic order, Rojal
Arch degree, with circle of letters on one
side ami monogram C. V. R. 011 the oilier
side. Anyone rinding same will please
return to 2031 14th st. nw., and get suit
able reward. A. ROUTT. oc2I-2t
FINE large hall for rent at half price,
r,::.-, l.ouisiqn lave. oc22-10t
s i ir vv eeK. 636 H st. s w. cc22-3t
Startled Queen Miirjruerite.
A blrauge incident occurred during the re
cent festivities at Rome in commemoration
of its capture by gen. Cadorna tweuty-fivo
years ago, and winch has round no mention
In the newspapers, yet which considerably
alarmed the Queen, It seems that while
driving back to the Qulrinal palace after
tlie Inauguration of the Cavour monument
tlie carriage in which King Humbert and
Queen Margucntewcrescated wassuddenly
stopiwd by an infantry captain, who rushed
toward the Queen with both hands in the
As the King, fearing an attack upon his
consort, arose to place liimsclf before her,
the man exclaimed "Mercy, your majesty,
mercy! You who are the first woman of
Italy. For the lovo of God, abolish vivi
section, which is the curse of the country.
Have mercy upon the miserable beasts!"
The King nude some angry exclamation
about the respect due by tlie officer to the
uniform lie wore and permitted him to bo
led away under arrest by tlie cuirassiers es
corting the carnage.
Bubseeiuenl investigation showed the man
to be a Marquis ill Chlara, subject to fits of
temporary insanity since a sunstroke re
ceived in Africa. The Queen, remember
ing the attempt to assassinate tier hus
band at Naples, when her7 dress was
drenched with his blood and that of tho
prime minister, was so alarmed by what
she feared was going to be a repetition ot
th event that she was unable to take any
further part in the festivities, cither on
that day or the one foHowliur.
I dou't know exactly why Jack called ma
"governor," but I suppose it was becauso r
was some years older than be was and b
cause. when he was a wee toddler, I had
made him -kites and show ed Iiiiu ho w to spin
tops, and perhaps because I used to help hlni
out ot scraies. either with his teacher or
some playmate too large for tdm lo "lick."
At all events, I got the name and It has
stuck to me. What surprised me most, how
ever, was to licarlt a tew wecksago, when
I supposed Jack was thousands of miles
away. I was strolling leisurely about for
ot my childhood. How things had changed!
Yonder wheie the little frame church had
been was .a stately stone edifice; over ths
old golt links bad been built long rows ot
stores and houses, but there yes, it must
be there was a house thnt had not beea
"Governor," said a voice behind me,
"isn't that the house where Alice lived?"
I never should Save known the speaker
bad it not been for tse epithet; it was Jack,
careworn and gray and looking 35 instead
"Jack, old boy, what brings you here?
I thought yun were Jn America."
"I have been in New Orleans for a good
many years; Helen used to like tbe climate.
But tbe company's agent Sere has left and
I must needs come and take care of tbs
business until another man Is appointed.
Besides, tie president knew that I ones
lived here, and thought it would be bom
a change from my sarronndings and a
pleasure to see the old place. But isn't
that Alice's old aome?" '
"Yes," said I, "I am Quite sure of it; but
you ought to know liest; didn't she used
to be a sweetheart of yours?"
"Oh, don't speak of tbatt Y,ia pain met
It brings bock such a flood of sad rc-coUeo-tions
even to look upon the old scenes. I
don't know that you have heard, bat I am a
"My poor fellow! I extend yon my most
heartfelt sympathies. But I didn't know
you bad ever married. However, we bavs
kept such a poor track of each other that I "
don't wonder at my ignorance- But cant
you tell me something of yourself? Come,
I'm your "governor."'
"Well, 'governor, "said he, with a faint
shadow ot bis old smile, "I left for America
nine years ago. I went straight tn Quebeo
and ltvcd there three jears. It was thera "
I met her who became my wife. We wers
married Just six years ago last month. Bar
health failed and we went south. She grew
worse, gave birth to our first child, and
lied. That was a little over two years ago,
and as the child is In good hands (my
sister-in-law's) I consented to come here.'
"But, Ja:k, what made you go to America?
Why didn't you stay here?"
"Well, it was tbe same old taleof ths
"Well, it was the same old tale of tbs
young workingman not being fit to marry
his idol. As yoa said. Alice w as my sweet
heart. She said so herself, dear girl, bat
her brother Tom there was the dif ficalty.
I called 011 Alice very often and h&d asked
her td be my wife, though I was but 19.
She said, 'Yes,' but Tom wouldn't hear ot
t. I tried to bring him around by nil man
ners of means, but be was resolute. H
had never liked me, and he never hesitated
to tell me so; In fact, he took great pleasure
in rating me before me, as well as behind
"One night I think It was halloweeen a
crowd of young fellows got out on a lark
and in their sport took Tom's small donkey
out of tbe shed, and pushing It upon ths
roof of, a wagon house, which, sloped al
most to tbe ground, tied It' there.
Tom thought I vs as the prime mover in tho
trick, though I knew nothing ot It, and, ac
cordingly, tho next night, when I called,
promptly showed me the door, with the In
junction never to set foot in It again.
"I saw Alice at times, but she seemed
somewhat changed So, after I had tried
all in my power to straighten things, I got
tngry about it, and when I was offered a
position in Canada I was glad to leave. My
marriage wasnotspitevvork. I loved AUcs
and always shall, but I knew I could b
happy with Helen, and, then, she said ah
Just then we passed the house.' It was
the same old place we both remembered.
The same trees and bushes spread their
branches about the lawn: in one corner ot
the yard stood a large, old-fashioned bucket
pump, and on one of tbe boards of tbe sids
fence wasthcrude, weather-stained carving:
Jack turned red. then white, as he looked,
at tbe names, and then glanced at me.
"Do you suppose she lives there now?"
"I'm sure I don't know," I replied; "but
let's ask some one."
Scverai persons passed, but all Seemed in
a hurry, so we went into a store across ths
street and inquired. Yes, Tom Neal and
his sister lived there. Did we know them?
Indeed! No, bis sister was not married;
some fellow off in America jilted her, so
"Well, Jack," said I, after we came ont,
"I"ra not a matchmaker, but if, as you
say, you've- always had a warm affection
for Alice, why don't you begin again?
It isn't too late."
Jack blushed to the roots of his hair and
said he should never go there after having
been showu the door.
Jack and I lived together at the same
hotel, and daily I spoke to him of going to
call as a friend. At last, tbe day before
he was to return to New Orleans, I got him
down near Neal's home. We passed it six
or eight times, and I began to feel foolish
at promenading up and down tbe street.
Once we stopped in front of the gate and
be put forth his band to open It, bat drew
back like a young schoolboy. Then I told
him that 1 had had enough of such fooling
and that when we approached again we
would have to go in. We came up, Iopened
the gate and pushed him forward up tho
'Heavens, 'governor,' " he gasped, "ring
tho bell for me!"
Tom Neal came to the door and grectcduj
"Jack," said he, "I owe you aD apology
have owed jou one for years. I found ont
who did that work with the donkey and I'm
sorry I ever treated you as I did."
We began to chat of old ttmes.andshortly
Alice came down stairs. She was the same
girl wo had known, only matured. I felt
sure that she had seen us before we entered,
for she was dressed in her loveliest. She
met Jack not quite like a sweetheart, but
It did me good to tell them of Jack's dlffl
dence.ind what a hard time I had to get him
to come. They were a little displeased that
he did not come before, and when we said
Sailing! WliatI Are you going back?"
"Yes," returned Jack, demurely, "1 start
to-morrow. . .
Alice hummed to hcrtfelt a moment, tbea
going to him and taking bis bands In hex
"Well, I don't purpose that yon shall go
without me. I have loved yoa, and yoa
me; yon once asked mc to be your wife, but
we were separated. I know yoa ar too
bashful to ask me again, so I ask you to t
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