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Phildelphia, Aug. 3, '86.
The political field has teen in a
rather feverish state of excitemei.t
during the week; the charges of
malfeasance against Major Smiih
has excised much corameut. The
Major in his answer to the same
claims that it was a mere derelic
tion of dutv, lhat it was no in ten
tion on his part to appropriate
moneys paid for licenses to Irs
use, in furtherai.ee of this fact, he
to day placed to the credit of tiie
city treasurer, the sum of 9808.
65 as .money received hy him lor
licenses of various kinds. A. K.
McClure the editor of the Times is
endeavoring to compel the Mj.j r
to resigu or el e have the council
impeach him. The end is m t yer.
The democratic nominee tot
governor is the best of his kind,
but will fail in receiving the pop
ular vote. JasG. Blaine is expect
ed to speak here before the rlo-e
of the canvass; his theme is t he
the tariff", organization of lab r,
aud the enfranchisement or the
the $egro in the soutn; a clmn.e
from four years ago.
A strong effort is to he made to
elect S. B. Gibson for the 7ih lesr
islative district. The movem nt
promises success, but unfortunate
ly lacks leaders versed in the ma
nipulations of politic3. The resi
, dents are pushing the candidacy
of W. S. Darr, a justice of the
peace of the city, and also for the
asfembly, Mr. Darr is an eld s U
dier hoy, and stands well with
party leade s, and has has a fair
chance for success. The ois' rict is
So .many of the society leaders
are out ot the city, that social, new s
is almost a blank. Af er the in
coming week the city will com
mence to welcome the wanderers
The Moses will give its aunu
al excursion to Atlantic City ol
the 2d of September. This pn m-ises-to
be a mammoth affair; they
have .engaged the two roads to
carry the party.
September 9th the Odd Fellows
will give one to some place which
will" be the close of the season.
The meeting of the Odd Fellows
in this city in their triennial cele
bration will be the finest affair the
order has ever given. Extensive
preparations are being made to re
ceive all that may come. The
Academy of music, the largest
place of amusement, is engaged for
the evening's entertainment.
The Hill brothers left for Sara
toga and the west last week.
Miss Mirenda Nennin left for
Washington and Harper's Ferry
Wm. Chew, of the ccal firm,
Rainey & Chew of your city, is
temporarily sojourning here.
THE LAW OF LIBEL.
The states of the Union in re
spect to criminal and other laws
and their enforcement are foreign
to each other, yet the editor of the
Springfield Republican was ar
rested and temporarily imprisoned
in S"ew York for libi ling a residei t
of that city. iii his paper ; the editor
if the New York Sun was arrested
on this city on a charge of criminal
libel in the Sun brought by a
Philadelphian, aud more recently
theeditor of the Philadelphia Times
was arrested in .New Orleans on
account of an aiticle published in
in this city aud deemed libelous by
a citizen of Louisiana.
We have never heard that the ques
tion of jurisdiction was raised in
in any of these cases. It was as
sumed that the chief editor of a
paper "causes it to be circulated"
wherever it goes and is responsible
for its contents into whatever jurib
diction it comes. It ceitainly is
not necessary that he should carry
the papers across the line himself
in order to fix his responsibility.
Were it not that we have the au
thority of "Citizen" against us, we
would have reasoned from these
and other cases that Cutting com
mitted an offense against a citizen
of Mexico within the territory of
Mexico when the libel got across
the Rio Grande through his iustru- (
mentality. Philadelphia Press.
EstaMlsbefl Fifty-five Years.
13 East 16th Street, 2fcw TorTc City.
BUT FEOil THE MANUFACTDKER AND SAVE
SO PEE CENT.
These Pianos are made from the bct material,
flnlBiicd in the beet manner, and beau? in ever-
respect Ilencst and First-Clues, hao been awarded
the Fltft Premium wherever exhibited for the last
Forty Year. Eery piano cuaraBteed for lxyear,
and five dayB trial allowed xbat i t may bo thoroughly
criticised by yourseir and friends before payinc for
it. Look ac the prices and ncnd fer Descriptive
Catalogue before buying- elsewhere.
Xb. lf Upright or Square,
Ko. 2, " "
$830, tvortJi $400
JOSEPH S. DAVIS,
30 ST. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md.
Will practice in all the courts ot the
city of Baltimore, and the snpreme
court ot the District of Columbia
Civil and Criminal cases conduct
ed ; collections made. Legal docu
ments drawn and careful attention
given to actions in both the Law &
Equity courts. Washington com
munication's left at the office of the
"Bee" will receive immediate atten
JERRY ROBESTSOST, Prop.
907 lltli St, y. w.
Having secured one of the finest
business localities in the city for
the accommodation of inv friends
aud public generally, I beg leave to
say that since ladies aud gentlemen
are barred from public places fo
any importance, they can be served
with Oysters, Game, Wines and all
kinds of refreshments of the season
The proprietor desires to say fur
thur that he has polite and accom
modating waiters and one of the
best houses in the city. Tiiis is the
place where ladies and gentlemen
only can be waited on and for that
and other reasons, I respectfully
ask your patronage.
FUSSELLS' ICE f BE1H MD CIKES II Flfl
Style, served in large dinning rooms
Give me a call it is first class in ev
OOT lltli St, ii, -w.
I Grocery & Provision Store.
Fish, Meats and Vegetables of
; ' All Kinds.
Fresh Country Eggs, 'Butter &c.
flOa 28th St., West Washington.
Give him a call.
LARGE AND COMMODIOUS
Rooms with Board
SOLS. MC. CABS,
HThe most convenient place
in the city and in one of
the most popular
922 11 t , 11. w. 922 11 . n. w
W. C. T0LS0H,
Cla:m Agent, Bounty and Pen
sions made a specialty. Commu
nications through mai1, fivni all
parts of the country may be sent
in reference to Claims in General,
which will receive prompt atien
Jiou. 1630 7th St., N. W.
Fortunes are yearly made by
successful operators in Siock?,
Grain and Oil.
These investments trequeu ly
pay from 500 to 2,000 or mjre
on each 100 n vested
Reliable correspondents want
ed. Address for circulars,
W illiam E. Richards,
Banker aud Broker,
38, 40 & 42 Broadway. N. Y
Sprigs of Acacia
SAMUEL ADAMS WIGGINS,
Author of Emancipntion Day Poem.
I VOLUME OF PATRIOTIC & RELIGIOUS
Poems Price 50 cts. Orders Jleft at this
office iMoaipily attended to
FOR SALE An excellent 7
octavo rosewood case PIANO for
only $100 cash- Also a piauo for
rent for only 10 per quarter.
Inquire of Mrs. Thompson 521
11th street n. w.
TIIEtfORTH CAROLINA HOUSE
Ho. 240 3rd, sf . s. w.
MRS. 3. BASIS PROP,
Offers to the travelling Public
first class board and lodging for
15 1 er month ; table board, 10.
no extra rites frspicial acjom
madation on European st le. ,
, fields are scarce, bat those who -write to
I Stinson L Co.,PortIand, Maine, will reccito
Tree, full information about work which
they can do, and live at home, that will pay
' ihem from $5 to 825 Mr day Some have
earned over $50 in a dar. Either sex, yonng or old. Capital
so required. You aro started frse. Those who start at Oncn
w atj wr er pi5 Utile rpit$, AUfcir
L. G. FLETCHER,- '
Solicitor ox -iFire
-1322 B Street, N. K. .
WASHINGTON, D. C; '.
SAFETY i PENSION ISSBCUTill OF THE
DISTRICT OP COLUMBIA.
Incorporated under an act of Con
gress Nov. 14th 1885. Pays prom
ptly on notice of death, six months
after membership one third of
"amount insured for,, at 9 mouths
two thirds aud at the expiration of
one year the face value of certifi
cate, all members are requested to
visit the office, 929 9th st. 11. w.
aud receive auy information desir
ed. All dues must be paid at tlie
office to the Secretary, J. F. Caruell.
FOUR GREAT SPEECHES
The people ot this country who de
sire to read the four great speeches
of Hon. Fred. Douglass in pamphet
form can obtain them by seuding
30 cents iu postage stamps. The
pamphlet will contain the Louis
ville speech, aud the three great
speeches delivered in this city
April 16th, '84, April 16th, '85 and
April 16th, 5S6. The occasions be
ing the auuiversaries of the Etnan
cipatiou of Slaves iu the District of
Columbia. For 30 cents iu postage
stamps a pamphlet will be sent to
any address in the United States.
Or we will send a copy of the Bee
for one year and Mr. Douglass
speeches for 62,20 cts.
"W". Calvin Chase,
Editor of the Bee 1109 1st. n. w
Washington, D. C.
Brodhead & Co., 907 F St., 1ST. W.
French Pique, 5 cents upward; Lin
en Lawns 15 cents upward; Persian"
Lawns, 25 cents upward; India
Linen, 10 cen's upward; Seersuck
ers, 8 cente upward; Ginghams;
5 cents upward; 10J sheeting 15f
cent?; CorFets in boxes, 25 centd
upward; Wright's Silk Umbrellas,
1.50 upward; Gladstone shirt, 57
centt; Silk OloxBalbriggan Hose,
25 cents; Barnsby Table Damask
50 cent 8; Ladies' & Gents' Gauze,
Yets, 25 cents upward;
THIS ENTIKE STOCK AT A
BltODHEAD AND Co.
907 F S, N: W. (Masonic Tem
ple.) THE GREAT
ITS ORIGIN AND HISTORY.
An impartial and faithful review of
the causes and occurrences which
led to the great civil war.
Joloi -A.. Logan.
Illustrated with portraits of the
leading statesmen of the period
covered by the book.
The work will be published iu
one volume, octavo size, of about
GOO pages, from new plates, on tine
book paper, and substantially
STYLES AND PRICES
In fine clolh, gold stamp, - - $3.75
In full sheep, marbled edges, 5.00
In half turkey morocco, marbled
edges, 7.50. Iu full turkey morocco,
gilt edges, 10.00.
It is the duty of every colored
citizen to secure a copy of this
great book. Send lor it at ouce
W. Calvin Chase, Special Agent
Office of the Bee, 1109 I st u, w
Washington, D. C.
Pump Maker, Well Digger and
Cistern Builder. Orders left at
321 3rd St., s. w. Washington,
D. O , will be promptly attended to.
WM. H. B00X1H
DEALER IN .
GROCERIES & PROVISIONS
401 13th St., S. E.
J. II. BELLER,
At the "Bee" Office,
1109 I. Street, JN. W., near 11th,
where you can get
STATEMENTS, " ':
BY-LAWS, s t
CHECK BOOKS,- &c
AT THE LOWEST CASH PR
Liberal Discount to Churches,
Beuevle.t Societies, Socal Clubs
Military Organizations, and La
bor and Trades Uuious.
ALL WORK READY FHEN
We have purchased an entire
outfit of New Type with the most
approved modern styles, enabling
us to execute our work with satis
facli n to all.
We invite you to call aud iu
Bpecfc our office, even if you have
nothing for us to do.
NATIONAL PRINTING CO.,
1109 I Street, N. W.
Wateli Maker Ac
COR. 13th and H Streets, n. w.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
OR RENT. Rooms at 1035
17th st. n. w.
. KOW IS IOUR CHANCE
To get your
Put in Fir-t clss order. PIANOS and
ORGANS of nil kinds t-iken on Storage.
Second-hand Pianos and Organs for tale
T. D. GAMBRILL, & Co. No.
1015 11 st. n. w.
Tlie Provident Life A
OF BALTIMORE Md., ROOM 3,
Fire Insurance Building, Cor. 7th
& Louisiana Ave., Washington D. C.
This company offers the combined ben
fftS'Of both the regular life and life's ma
turity. It aftoids to all cfasses whether
rich or poor the cheapest and the most
advantageous system of insurance ever
presented to the public. For infomatiou
call at our office or if reqested an agent
will be sent to vour address.
NorvellH. Cobb, Local ,Agt,
A. E. Randle, General Agent.
The demand for the improved Mason & Hamlin
Pianos is now so large that a second addition to the
factory has become imperative. Do not require one
quarter as much tuning as Pianos on the prevailing-wrest-pin
system. Consult Catalogue, free.
100 Styles ot Organs, $22 to $900. For Cash, Easy
Payments, or fiented.
Mason & Hamlin Organ and Piano Co,,
,ygY0RK J flQ,N j, CHICAGO,. fc
.ROBINSOF PARKER & CO.
MenYttojs' and Yotillis'
FIE c LOTH.
III. S. E. COR. 5EIEITR UU STL 1.1
S, A, WKBB,
Dealer In Iew and Second-Hand
CLO T H ING
Boots, Shoes and Furnishing Goods,
U2i Seventh St, n. w., Bet. L and it Streei '
W A H ITVGTOST, O. C,
Gentlemen's Clothing Repaired, Dyed awi
Renovated, Highest csh prices paid for cast
off clothing. Gentlemen waited on atthetr ;
' " "' M I I Mil. I
(ients cltsirous of obtaining a.
;good setviceable second-hand suit
or overcoat should patronize one
of the oldest establishments of its
kiud in the city,
JtfSTH'S LB STAHB.
619 D St. N. W
ST. LUKE'S CHURCH.
Teacher of muic, can be seea
at the church or 15th and Madi
son st. from 9 to 12, or at 1629 F
st. n. w.
W. N. DALTOtf.
DALTON & STRICKLAND,
Aro. 939, Pennsylvania Ave., N. IF.
Washington D. C.
J. . -STEATHER,
1625 12t'i street n. w.
Crayon, Oil, and Water Color Pictures
made from small or large photograph on short i
notice: Crayon pictures a specialty.
Siovcs, Ranges & Furnaces
And Dealer in Table CutleryTin
ware, House Furnishing Goods etc;
No 313 Seventh StN.W WaslaB
121Q E ST. N. W.
y (0) (0)
One of the most Popular resorts
in the city. Kept by reliable per
sons who are at all times accom
modating and respectfully solicits
the patronage OF THE PUBLIC.
Fl IS FIRST CLASS.
Billiards & Pool the prin
All brands of WINES, LIQ
UOES, CIGARS, &c. always on
There are three UNFURNISH
ED ROO1V1S to let for gentleman
only Call and inspect the place.
1218 E 5T. I. W. ' HO. 1218,
1 per cent to 4 per cent per annum; three
mouths to a lifetime duration on good securi
8-3.00 will secure one BRUNSWICK 20-TH A
L.EK, BOND and one ITALIAN RED CROSS
BOND, the next redemption of wh ch soon
lattes place. Every bond participates in four
Redemption Drawings annually, and has
more than one chance to obtain a premium
of from $2),t;0U to S100.000, as Interest on the
investment, and the Bonds at all times are
worth their face value.and must beredeemed
by their respective governments, the samt.
as our United States Government Bonds.
No Blanks. No Kisk whatever, and hun
dreds of opportunities for redemption, with
premiums ranging from $10 to 100,000 500,000
Lire being one of the largest premiums. 3
will secure one of these bonds for the next
KemitS3 by Moi.ey Or ler. Draft, Registered
Letter or Express. Balance piyaole in
monthly installments. U. S. Government
Bonds on monthly payments
Address for circulars, &c,
C. W. FOSTER, BACKER,
42 Broadway, New York.
The POLICE GAZETTE will be mal'ed se
curely wrapped, lo any address iu the United
States fur three mouths nti receipt of
ONE" DOLL AH.
Xiberal discount allowed to postmasters
agents and clubs. SamDle copies mi led free
-..Address all orders to
KIiTAltD K. FOX,
FrAlXkiiIN SauAKB, N y
3B M mm
3g 5 2 o-o
jCs -n 503
' z a co & is
s rr: iHHiH
- mmam.m m zr
JTew Improved High Arm,
New Mechanical Principles
and Rotary Movements, Auto
matic, Direct and Perfect Ac
tion, Cylinder Shuttle, Self-setting
JSTeedle, Positive Feed, 27b
Springs, Feza Parts, Minimum
Weight, Ho Friction, 2To Noise,
Ho Wear, No Fatigue, No
"Tantrums," Capacity Unlim
iied, Always in Order, Richly
Ornamented, JViclcelplaied, and
Qives Perfect Satisfaction.
Send for Circulars.
AVERY MACHINE CO.,
812 Broadwayj Hew York.
" OUR No. 14 BUGGY.
We manufacture Open and Top Bug-
fies, consisting of the Side Spring, End
pring, Brewster, Timken and Edward
Also various styles of Two-Seated Car
riages, Wagons, Cutters and Sleighs.
I OUR No. 5 WAGON.
liberal discount to tlie trade.
Send for Catalogue and Prices before
H0TGHK1N CARRIAGE W08XS,
can learn the exact cost
of any proposed line of
advertising in American
papers by addressing
Geo. P. Rowell & Co.,
Newspaper Advertising Bureau,
lO Spruce St., New York.
Send "Octs. for lOO-Page Pamphlet
ors at all Great
New mode f
not requif one
quarter much tuning as
Pianos on the
marlcable f' t
Styles, 533. to
foco. For Cash,
purity cf w
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