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i C. SITE WART, Bdseces3. Manager akd Pijbijsheb.
Home Rule, Industry, Justice, Equalityand Recognition according to Merit.
W. 0. CHASE, ILdito ad Propbis3503i.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., SATURDAY, MARCH 3,. 1883.
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DOLMANS AHB CIRCULARS
lot still on baud that must and -will be closed out regardless of cost to make room
;. ivE SILK VELVETS AKD PLUSHES in black and all the desirable shades.
j :!: in.ACK AKD COLORED VELVETS. BLACK AND COLORED SILKS,
o irv UHADAMAS. all at greatly reduced prices.
i :. vf K AND COLORED CASHMERES from 50 cents up. All the EVENING SHADES
-. - S.iiins. Cashmores. Albatross, and Nnns VpHinsy. Av
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pure linen, slightly soiled, at half-
i : I uruishing Goods in great variety and very cheap.
. ' . bordered Damask Table Oloths and Napkins, piu
t jpil to look at them.
J. A. LUTTKELL & CO.,
TOPICS OF THE DAY.
In 1882 somebody in the United
States swallowed 73,556,086 gallons of
Ustffled spirits, 25,628,071 gallons of
wines, and 527,051,236 gallons of beer
over 600,00ft,000 gallons all told,
and there was probably some water
used during the same period.
UNDERWEAR! Kid Slippers for receptions
We call the attention of every one to the fact that we have one of the
! finest and largest stocks of first-class SHOES in the city. Then we have a
line of .Medium uoods unsurpassed for service and style, we sell the best ol
Button Boot made. We sell the best Men's $-1 and 5 made. Then our Boys' j
and Misses' School Shoes are second to none. Infants' and Children's Shoes a
specialty. We cordially invite all to give us a trial, iiiaek batm and Hint
NINTH .A.lNfI F- STS.
asiness in this department having been far in excess of our oxpsc
!i" sale will be continued until further notice. Each dav we will offer
i-ut decided bargains, and will on THURSDAY begin with
200 dozen more of those thoroughly made and trimmed
CHEMISE and DRAWERS at 25 cents each. The
best Chemise ever offered for the price.
We have 50 dozen French Castor, 8 button length, Mous
auetaire Gloves, al per pair, regular price, $1.50.
100 dozen Chopper's best quality, ingrain, oil boiled, solid
colors, ladses' Hose at 48 cents per pair.
Another 50 dozen of those 12-Th read Children's Stock
ings just in.
100 dozen Misses' Hose at 37 cents, or three pair for $1 ;
former price 50 cents to 75 cents, according to size.
50 dozen Schopper's Misses' solid colors, oil boiled, In j
gram Jlosj, o to b, 2o cents per pair.
0UGLAS8', Ninth and F Streets.
H. C WINDSOR, 1423 New York Avenue.
It U liN IN
J. R. CORNELL,
1004 F Street, Northwest,
STAPLE AJSX IAJVCY GROCERIES
WINES, LIQUORS 1TQ
A. FULL LICTE2 OF CANNED GOODS.
OF ALL KINDS
JBL& X-Hizires't Proes
The Mormons are not confined to
Utah by any means. Six years ago
the territorial legislature of Idaho had
but one Mormon representative, but
now there are ten, one of whom is a
bishop of the church. The Mormon
population is about one-third of the
65,000 inhabitants of the Territory.
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Chicago has an Italian district called
Cheyenne which seems hardly better
than the horrible Chinese quarters in
San Francisco. Men, women and
children are crowded ' into wretehed
little apartments by dozens, where
light and air are the scantiest, and such
things as cleanliness and decency un
thought of. I have seen pig-pens in
Poland," said one spector after
making a round, " but never anywhere
Such sights as these." The buildings
are generally owned by rich men in the
city, it is said, who exact the most ex
pie, who have, oreated them, asks the
American Cultivator fair and honest
treatment, cheap and economical ser
vice, without oppression, extortion and
discrimination in rates?
Over thirty million dollars were
paid in wages last year to the miners
bituminous coal in the United
"Will Open at their Stores
S23 and S34 SE VEIVTJEE STREET,
Monday jVJEoi'ning-y Feb, XSth.5
mm OF BANKRUPT GOODS OF
'i consists of Dry Goods, Silks, Dress Goods, Domestics, Linnens, Cloths,
ove?. Notions. Gentlemen's Furnishings. Housekeeping Goods, etc.
the antire stock ar a great bgrgain for cash- And we are going to sell it ac
UINNIP & CO.
O. N. LEWIS,
Practices in all the courl6of the District of
Columbia and the state of Virginia.
I Pensions and claims asamst the U. S. Gov
ernment a specialty. Room 15 May Build
ing, ccr. 7th & E sts., city. feb24-tf
M A R Yf7"Y0 UN ! C7
WASHINGTON, D. C
f241ni3 Tobacco and Cigarettes.
PRIVATE DANCING SCHOOL
OverMme. Estren's Store,
1109 F Street. X. TV
The entire second floor will be used for
that purpose. Instructions given in classes
or to individuals. New classes will bo
formed March 1st. For terms, information,
etc.. apply to W. H. Smallwood, No. 1139
15lh street, between the hours of 5 and 8
o'clock, P. M. feb24-lm
If 3GHT KOMIMa
UP - Zzzzi- H8 1 Bj '
CALL AND SEE H8M AND SAVE MON EY
N. B. Try our FineOl d Java eoffee
TOTTTST F. P.T.T.TFI A: H O
937 Pennsylvania Avenue, Near Tenth Street
For Sale at Reasonable Prices on Easy Terms
Tonisg, Bepairing and Moving promptly attended to. Cornets, Yiolias, FiUtes
Guitars, and everything in the mueio line for
OA.S3BE OR ON INSTALMENTS.
JOHN F. ELLIS & CO.,
937 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
Bargains ! Bargains ! !
8,000 yards of Ginghams in short lenghts, from 8 "to 10 yards, 8 cents, former
price 12 cents; 300 yards of Cloaking, short lengths, from 1 to 3 yards, 1.50,
former p"rice 2.50; 30 pieces apron Gingham 8 cents: former price 10 cents; 1
case 10 White Sheetincr. best nualitv made. 34 cents: former price 40 cents; 1
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case of assorted Uottons and Cambrics, short lengths, y cents, usual price
-A LARGE STOCK OF
The frequent occurrence of fires in
largo hotels and the consequent risk of
life and limbs leads the traveler to
consider measures for personal safety.
A well-known army officer, who trav
els a great deal in the TVesr, has a part'
of his trunk arranged to hold a knotted
rope. When he stops at a hotel he
takes out the rope, fastens one end to
the bedstead, or some heavy piece of
furniture, and puts the rest of the rope
in a pail of water placed directly under
the window, so that it may be quickly
thrown out, the object of wetting the
rope baing to prevent its being burnt
off readily by flames from a window
States. The production of coal Is the
great mining imdustry of the country,
far exceeding in value the gold, silver
and iron industries. More than forty
million tons were taken out last year.
There were also twenty-eight million
tons of anthracite coal mined. Eng
land produces more than twice as
much coal yearly as the United States,
and takes it all from an area about the
size of Ohio. The coal deposits of
this country have been barely touched.
They are found in almost every prt
of the land. The mines at Seattle, in
the extreme 'Korthwest, produced one
hundred and fifty thousand tons last
year, and numerous deposits have
lately been discovered on Puget's
Sound and along the line of the North
ern Pacific railroad, so it does not
seem likely that any part of the coun
try will want for fuel for many yea s
Capital City Guavdl
A recent census bulletin estimates
that the number of persons using wood
tor domestic fuel in the United States I
in 1880 were more than 32,500,000, or
ibout sixty-four per cent, of the entire
for domestic purposes is estimated at
more than 140,000,000 cords, and it is
valued at nearly 307,000,000. The
use of wood for fuel outside of domestic
purposes is quite small,, amounting to
only about 5,000,000 cords. The con
sumption of charcoal is set at 74,000,
000 bushels. It appears that the dis
trict within which coal is predominate,
ly used is less than one-tenth of the
settled area of the country. "Wood is
used almost exclusively in the South
Blankets andBed Comforts
To be soldjat a large reduction from usual prices.
BARGAINS IN EVERY KIND OP DRY GOODS
GEO. j. JOHNSON,
The Best Wagon on Wheels
Of the recent demonstration on Mr.
ParnelTs Allendale estate London
Tnith says: "Large numbers of
farmers for miles around, from all the
four neighboring counties, attended
with their plows one hundred and
eighty in all and plowed a large tract
of land, as a practical way of show
ing their respect for the wner. The
horses were decorated with green rib
bons, the plows had been newly
painted for the occasion, and all het
people wore national Colors. There
were three bands present, which
played a succession of national airs.
There were also present four members
of the Royal Irish constabulary; but,
for a wonder, the meeting was not in
The menhaden fisheries in the United
States employ $2,460,000 of capital, in
vested in shipping and the manufac
ture of oil, soap and other products,
286 sailing' vessels, 72 steamers and
2,805 men. These statistics were shown
at a recent meeting in New York of
the United States Menhaden Oil and
Guano association. Other fact3 re
vealed on this ocoasion were that last
year there were 454,192,000 fish caught
ana 1,266.569 gallons of oil and
25,025 tons of crude soap made. Dur
ing the meeting there was much dis
cussion on the matter of regulating, by
legislative enactment, the catching oi
menhaden so as to prevent the ex
tinction of the fish, the opinion being !
unanimous that the supply will soon
be exhausted unless the indiscriminate
dredging of the sea be soon stopped
Opinions, however, did not agree as tc
the time when the spawning season
sets in, during which, all agreed, fish
ing should cease.
It appears from statistics which
have recently been compiled that th
United States possesses in round nunv
bers 38,000,000 cattle, India 30,000,
000 and Russia 29,000,000. Russia has
20,000,000 horses, the United States
10,500,000 and Austria 8,500,000. Aus.
tralia possesses 80,000,000 sheep, thf
Argentine Republic 68,000,000 and
Russia 63,000,000. The United States
comes fourth in this list with 86,000,
000, but in the matter of swine she
heads the world, having 48,000,000,
The goat is an important animal in
many countries. India is credited j
with no less than 20,000,000, Africa j
with 15,000,000 and Mexico with j
6,000,000. Prom the above figures it
will be seen that the United States
comes first in the list of nations with
the two most important articles oi
flesh focd cattle and hogs while she
is second in horses and fourth in
sheep. In regard to the latter two
animals, however, she is making rapid
strides to a higher position.
Adjoining the Nineteenth Street Baph't
Monday Evening, Feb; 26, 1883,
Friflay Iraii, lard It
-FOR TH3 BENEFIT 0IT3-
Once mors we appeal to onr generous
needle work, mannfacttzrecT articles, by their
presence at the Fair or In any manner they
Contributions sent to Oapt. W. P. Gray,
!5f2 Pennsylvania avenne; Lieutenant W. Hi.
Smallwood, 1139 Fifteenth street, and Cor
poral R. H. Byng, 13.)7 E street, will tie
thankfully received and receipted for andi
proper acknowledgment sent to the donors;
23F"- A fine orchestra of music will! be in
gWiJG MACHIME CO-
1..AND ATLANTA. G&A r -
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IS MANUFACTURED BY
X.T LVIOIST SUPPER
For the benefit of the
BEREAN BAPTIST CHURCH,
On Friday Eve., March 9. '83.
At Berean Baptist Church, 18th street be
tween L and M. N W. Tickets 25 cents.
"W. E- Harrover,
STOVES. RAN5ES AND FURNACES,
Ami dealer in TaWe Cuttlerv, Tinware. Honse
Fnrn'.Bhinsr G"l8, eto,3l3 Seventh Sret,
iCurihwest and Pennsylvania Avenne,
21- W&ebiogton, D.C.
have justly earned the reputation of making "Best Wagon on Wheels.'
Manufactures have abolished the warrany, hut Agents may, on their own
responsibility, give the following warranty with each wagon, if so agreed :
WE HEREBY WARRANT the FISH BROS. WAGON, No to be well made in
every particular and of good material, and that the strength of the same is sufficient for
all work with fair usage. Should any breakage occur within one year from this date by
reason of defective material or workmanship, repairs for the same will be fnrniRhpd nt
place of sale, free of charge, or the price of said repairs, as per agent's price list will be
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paid in casn by tne purchaser producing a sample of the broken or defective parts as evidence.
isjiowing we can suit you, we soncit patronage from every section or tne Unit
ices and Terms, and for a copy of the "Racine Agriculturist," to
FISH BROS. &CO.
Mr. Edward M. Bentley, one of the
examiners in the electricity division
of t'ie patent office, recently made
an address at an informal gathering in
Washington, touching the work of
the electricity division and the present
state ol the science. In the course of
his remarks he said that about two
thousand applications for patents in
electricity were filed in 1882, of which
about two-thirds were granted. To
show how the subject had grown in
importance within a very few years,
he said that in 1877 electricity was a
sub-class in a division. Now it is the
.From the ranches in the Northwest I
we learn that great cattle corporations,
like the railroad monopolies East, are
busily engaged in filling up all unset
tied country, and are rapidly swallow
ing all the smaller fish in the business.
A Scotch concern in Edinburgh is ne,
gotiating a transfer of 67,000 head of
cattle, the consideration being $2,500,
000. The cattle were bought at a
value of $35 per head, including
calves, heifers, yearlings and upward.
Another Eng'ish company, with a
capital of $1,500,000, has just filed its
articles of association. Large numbers
of young Englishmen are going to
Wyoming, Utah and Colorado to en
gage in the cattle and sheep business,
a colony has lately settled Southern
Utah, where the ranges for sheep are j
large and sparsely occupied. Many of
the cattle men have sold out their in- I
For the arrangements of all who may at
tend we have secured the services of serverali
prominent Artists, Vocalists, Elocutionists
and others who will, cViring the Fair, enter
tain them by choice selections. The voting
at the Fair last year gave general satisfac
tion. At the request of friends we have
decided to furnish several handsome articles
to be competed for among them will be a
ladies' and gentleman's gold Watch, Sewing
Machine, Handsome Oil Painting, Militia
Uniform, Set of Furniture, Cuckoo Clock;
China Tea Set and other useful article?. Wei
will endeavor, as we have done in the past,, tot
exert every effort to please and to entertain
our patrons. Wayland Hall uus beo
thoroughly repaired and the supper floor hast
been thrown into one, making a large halU
which will be used to promenade in. Thei
prominent organization, both Military and!
Beneficial, have signified their intention of
being present. Come and see us, the "B' willl
be glad to welcome their friend?.
largest division in the office and re
garded as the most important. This terests and are investing in sheep, the
astonishing growth is due chiefly to
two causes: First, the invention of the
telephone, and second, the develop
ment of the magneto-electric machine.
Seal Engraver and Die Sinker,
Levi McCabe, Caterer.
IMeals Served. Out,
922 f t th Street, M. W.
Seals for all
ties made to
order at the
ties. For C.
DESIGNS AND ESTIMATES UBNISHE JD,
feb24-ly 1222 PENNA. AVE., WASHINGTON, D. C.
Few people are aware of the enor
mous quantity of land that the govern
ment of, the United States has granted
to the railroads of the country. The
amount Is no. less than 296,000,000
acres. This is an area greater than
thatof the thirteen original States; an
area nearly one-third larger than Texas;
almost as large as the combined terri
tory of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Mis
souri, Kansas and Nebraska; nearly
three times as large as. Great Britain
and Ireland; more than five times as
great as France; four times greater
than Germany; equal to about one
sizth of the entire territoTy of the
United States. Do not tnese great
railrosir corporations xnrc to the peo-
last season having been unusually
profitable, many of the sheep men hav
ing cleared 100 per cent.
Captain, W. P. Gray,
1st Lieut., W. H. Smallwood;
2d Lieut. Orion D. Smith.
now to Deal lYith Do Bites.
An absurd superstition prevails that
the bites of all dogs should be either
cut out or cauterized, and the poor ani
mal destroyed. It is not necessary to
adopt either of these serious courses,
provided the dog is healthy. In fact,
they are simply ridiculous, and are cal
culated to produce groundless fear in
the person bitten. Of course, in severe
cases, erysipelas may supervene, but
with ordinary care, the wound being
cleansed by a disinfecting lotion, no se
rious consequences will follow. In all
, cases, however, a doctor should be con-
O O !sL 3VE I T T IKI jHJI:i
W. XL Smallwood, Chairman,
T. K. Richardson, Secretary,
W. W. Taylor, Ass't. Secretary.,
i Win. Joice. Treasurer.
1,. S. Cary, W. T. Chapman,,
Orion 3). Smith, P. F. Robinson,
sTobn Ricks, John F. Bowie,
Lomuol Proctor, Henry Jame?.
Rodb Garland, Arthur Payne,,
Robert Ryng, Charles F. Simms .T
AinoszcissTOiiNr - io erassL..
suited. London Lancet
'. , .,- , Tie prize and season ticketst cam L5eoJjc
There are over nine thousand blind tainedfrom a3y member of the Committea;,
persons is Arkansas