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WASHINGTON, D. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1886.
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NEVER SUCH BARGAINS
llen's Boys' ami Children's. Clothing
is arc now oiTen'csl :tt Uie Great Sample of !1eii,I2o3s'
" and t'liilrtren's Clothing Opening at 924 7th St., IV. IV.
Bet. I St. and Massachusetts Ayenue.
(Her one thousand Men's Boy's and Children's Suits and Overcoats
ol tht1 best poods. Many of them will be sold at less than the cost of the
.roods say nothing about the making and the trimmings. Actual bar-Pr-uns
seldom come. A sample Suit worth S20 can be bought for $12.
OvprVosits very low, and Children and Boy's Suits at little over half-
Childi'drs Overcoats at less than you would have to pay for the
mMHno- These goods are mostly in single Suits, only one of a kind,
....!?.' ,.i f tin host. English, French and American goods. Prince
jinn arc iiimv - " z " , .. . i . i.-i -. n a-w
(For the Bee.)
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hfl-t CoatS SOUl tor 510 HOW Q(J, OUiustuatouiiLiuL vx iu gw au 100a,
t n two-thirds of the cost. There are no better goods made, many of
Tia . Vnnerior to the best ordered work. Men's Suits start at $5 and go
mf n?lC Boys' suits $5 to $10 ; Children's Suits $2.50 to $6, and Over
up l LMn'r.mV ji nd Children from $2. 5.0 up. Ton can secure the
T J" Cl nil a k
- enr. ivTpii. Bovs' ana unuureu rroiu o. w up.
1 ..t Virgins ot your life in any of these goods you can get fitted in. We
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t . ..rMililrn'S iM ,S tJ 1U ail tUD JllbUUl UUULLL il OU.JW. t5i.
have a lot m vn.. . : , , ,
MMUd 10 JleSj i tO O. duatummuut. luuouii Utive VIHU- UUOICC
tui loMoi' $300. Little Overcoats for half price. Men's Pants 75c.,
S i i 4 w ut) to $6, We have a lot of Prince Albert Coats, Black Cioth
bi. 5?i-i - i ai!, ftO0 c.oYOnr choice to dav for 12.
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It WOllld UeimpOSSlUie iu cuuu.wu UUv, iuVUoUwo i suuvituiugsiu
pinfiiiiio- for "Men, Bos' and Children. Come and see for yourself
it the nvat sale of sample Suits at 924 7th St. N. W., bet. I St. and
Muss Ave. Look for the signs. Sample Suits and all styles of men's
Wivand Children's c,otl,ill2 Sale commences TUESDAY MORN
ING at 10 o'clock.
JOHN F. ELLIS &CO,
037 PENX. AVENUE, WASHINGTON, D. C
EXTENSIVE DEALERS JN
Sister Tilly, you know, is a born
No mistake about that. By the
way she is drest.
She wears on her head a
Which is neither a cottage, a scoop,
or a flat.
Her dress is as black as her
Which shines with the lustre
glory and grace.
Her voice is as sweet as
angel's ou high,
When she tenderly sings, "In the
glad bye and bye."
Her feet are the feet of the her
ald of peace,
Who briugeth good tidings for souls
Her heart is as pure as her spirit
She leans on the master her
head ou His breast.
of the ser
AND MUSICAL MERCHANDISE OF EYERT DESCRIPTION
le acreuts for the Weber Udiring, Yose, G-uild, Mason and Hamlin
X- I -A. Pf O S!
MASON AND HAMLIN, SMITH AMERICAN. GEO. WOODS
ORG AIS S!
Her eyes are the orbs
They beam like the stars
welkiu at night ;
They shine with the rays of her
spotless white soul,
And a sweet-loving spirit that Jes
us made whole.
Sister Tilly is wise in the lore of
But she's simple in all that the
mighty ones prize ;
With a faith that lays hold of the
wisdom of God,
She walks in the pathway her Sav
ior hath trod.
He never forsakes her, but close
by her side
There walketh in white her Lord
She is washed in His blood, who
is mighty to save;
She hath conquered ana triumphs
ov'r death and the srrave.
She is waiting in meekness, her
heart lull of love
For the Messeuger'g coming to waft
Where tho caste of a color is lost
in the rays
That stream from the Throne of
the Ancient of Days.
SAMUEL Adams Wiggmx.
IE PRICE SHOE HOUSE
OUR WEEKLY R hi VIEW.
Fine Calf DBoots 3.oO to
GOOD WORK BOOTS $2 to $3.
ELECTKIC SHOES 82.50. GA Si-
LADIES KID BUTTO SI. to gEAMLESS S0LID WAITERS 2.
(MIT- no OTmnr QiTm KID & PBBLE BUTTON 97 Ota.
WHuD Is SOHOOL SlIOEcj 75 Cts
P s Tn.- r n,?FB,BER B00TS & SH0ES 0P All' KOfDS.
1 . b. Look (or the Old Lady in the Window.
EX?W)SI0JH IH CMTSX3BC.
Xrlces Knocked to Pieees.
Go to the Great Executors Consignment of Clothing Afc
THE METROPOLITAN P0LI0I3 SCANDxL.
MAJOR WALKER'S REMOVAL A NE
OESJTY. NO SUCH AN ORDER WAS
GIVEN BY THE COMMISSIONERS.
IMPROVEMENT IN THE RECORDERS
OFFICE. MR. MATTHEWS TAKES NEW
QUARTERS. HIS PROBALE CONFIR
MATION BY THE SENATE. TRUSTEE
JOHNSONS' RESOLUTION AN UNWISE
The most disgraceful scandal
Opposite United States Patent Office
Mens Suits by the 1000. Did you ever buy an all Wool suit lor $3.90.
lnl.ou ever buy an all Wool Double Breasted Suit for $5.G0. Your
choice of a thousand pair of men's pants at Goc, 7oc, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00
and $i.!)0. Elegant Dress Suits at $G.JL0, 7.50, 7.S0, 8.10, and 9 dollars.
Boys' Suits from 12 to 17 years 2. Go, 2.75 and 3 dollais.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT AN EXECUTORS SALE IS?
i will tell you A big firm breaks up on accouut of the Death of one
t the partners, and to settle the estate the above sale is ordered. The
stock is consigned to leading clothiers in different cities and sold re
gardless of cost or manufacture, in order to make a settlement with the
UMiiaiuiiig partners. THIS WILL LAST FOR 15 to 20 DAYS only.
8 1 6 F Street, n,
(Opposite United States Patent Oflice,) Between 8th and 9th Sts.
that has ever been developed in
is the one that is now undergoing
an investigation by the District
Commissioners, of Major Walker
and Lieut. Arnold. It can be seen
thac some one had instructed the
Lieutenants to watch members of
Congress and Seuators so that an
oppropriation could be forced or
additional policemen be appoin-
ted, a wholesale scheme of black
mailing. It can be seen that a change
in the head of tlie Metropolitan
police force is an absolute necessi
ty and that change should be made
as soon as possible. The charge
that the District Commissioners
issued such an order to the chief
of police is an absurdity. Why
should the Commissioners issue
such an order? Suppose members
of Congress do visit disreputable
houses is it Major walkers or any
bodyelses' business to rove around
atid watch them or request
his lieutenants do so? Lieut.
Kelly has testified that Maj
or Walker did give such instruc
tions which entirely exhouorates
Lieut. Arnold, who is one of the
most reliable officers on the police
Major Walker has been making
himself a little too officious ever
since he was elevated from a com
moner to the dignified position as
chief of police. There are certain
police otficeisbad enough now with
out putting more rascality in their
heads. Puis lastidious chief has
ri marked, so it is imported, that
colored meu are not fit to be ou the
force. If the Commissioners refuse
to remove Major Walker the Presi
dent should, who took immediate
steps to an investigation of the scau-
dalous report, if true, it is
against good government aud
has moved into his new quarters.
It must be admitted that the office
has undergone a thorough over
haulingand it has never, before,
been conceded wit'h so much sys
tem as it is now. The members
of the bar are perfectly satisfied
with what Mr. Matthews has done.
It is conceded that the members
of the bar will make no opposition
to his confirmation. They admit
that the office is conducted well
and to Jie satisfaction of the com
munity, and that his confirmation is
assured. Wo have been tnformed
that there are certain colored men
in this community who will oppose
his confirmation. A few of them
are office holders whose names are
well known to us. We don't see
why there should be any opposition
to him, because he has certainly
done more for the district colored
and white people thau any colored
man who has held a high office
or position. We know that
it is to the interest of the district
people that he be confirmed. At a
recent meeting of the board of
Mr. Henry Johnson, offered a re
solution in the absence of Dr. Fran
cis, one of the committee men on
the High and Normal School to
transfer the High School to the Sum
ner building. We believe that the
resolution was offered in bad taste,
and not so much of a desire to have
the High School in the Sumner
building as it was to take from the
High and Normal School committee
a little authority or glory. Mr.
Johuson knew that Dr. Fiancis an
ticipated ou asking the Commission
ers through the board for a new
colored High School. While some
may admit that it is imposible for
Dr. Francis to obtain a new colored
High School, we are of the opiuiou
that the resolution offered b. Mr.
Johnson has a tendency to defeat
the object of Dr. Francis which
undoubtedly will prevent the col
ored people from getting a first
class High school. If Mr. John
son's resolution is adopted wnere
will the pupils in the Sumner
There is not enough room for
colored children now, and should
the Sumuer School be vacated for
the High School pupils the schools
that are made vacant by the trans
fer of the High School to the Sum
ner would be inadequet to accom
modate the pupils in the Sumner
building. Mr. Johnson has made a
mistake and if the board is wise,
which we have no reason to doubt,
his resolution will be made to rest
quietly among the dead archines.
We need a deasent High School,
in fact we need more schools any
way for the accommodation of col
ored children. While Mr. Jonhsou
may presume that his resolution is
a good one, we iu common with
the people do not think so.
HIS VIEWS ON T1IE SOUTHERN SITU
ATION. MR BLAINE'S STATEMENT
REFUTED. HE VOTES THE
STRAIGHT DEMOCRATIC TICKET
WITH ON 13 EXCEPTION. THE COL
ORED PEOPLE EDUCATIONALLY,
POLITICALLY &C. ARE DOING WELL.
SOMETHING WORTH READING &C.
Mr. Henry C. Smith of Chatta
nooga, Tenn., clerk in the 6th
Auditors office, who has just re
turned from bis home at OhattH
nooga, was called on by a repre
sentative of the Bee a tew daya
ago, and questioned him upon the
progress of the colored people ed
ucationally, politically aud eape
daily their sentiments as to their
treatment under a democratic ad
ministration and a republican.
How about your Btumping
Tenn. for the democracy, is that
report true? ask the reporter.
'There is not a word of truth
in it. It is true however, that
my name was published, among
the list of Democratic speakers,
but I had too much respect tor
Mr. Cleveland's civil service let
ter. No lepublicun of Chattanoo
ga can chaige me ot making any
speech or going to any political
speaking except when Col. John
R Neal the oemocratic candidate
and Gen. J, T. Wilder the repub
lican eaudidate spoke there, when
I went to hear them.,,
Ques. Was there much enthu
siasm among the. colored people
for the republican eaudidate?
Ans. No, the colored people are
leaving the G. O. P. very fast, for
they are now begiuning to see that
they have been used as mudsills"
anci "tools" for the republic!!
party long enough, the "bloody
shirt" dou't arouse them as it
Q. How about all this cry
about "first class cars?"
A. Well that is dying out; any
colored person can ride in the
first class cars'" down there as
well as he can here or north. This
is true with resard to the Norfolk
and Western; E T. V. & Q-, M.
& O.; N. C. & St L; L. and N.;
and the C. S. railroad, aud I am
told by many who know, that it
is becoming the same ou the other
roads in the south.
Q. Coming back to the main
subject; what was the political is
sue in this canvass down there?
A. The tariff aud the Blair Ed
Q. Hov about Mr. Blaine's as
sertion in his canvass in Pa., that
the laboring men are paid from
25 to 75 cents per day in Chatta
nooga? A. Mr. Blaine is mistaken in
this, he is too intelligent a man to
pead igoorance in this matter.
There is a Board of Trade at
Chattanooga and besides he
knows quite a number of the bus
iness men there; why did he not
write to any of them or that
Board -as to the prices paid labor
per day? Had he done so, he
would have fouud out that wages
per diem range from $1.00 to -i
and that paid to colored men.
Q. Then you took no p.irt iu
the canvass as reported?
A. I did not except voting the
straigut democratic ticket with
the exception of one mau on the
ticket, John E. Loyd and in his
stead Mr. S. L. Hutchins (col.)
representative eiect to tne lenn.
Q. What was the state and
A. The following is a copv of
the state and coun.y ticket which
he handed the reporter:
Hamilton Oouuty Democr. tic
Ticket: For Governor, Robert L.
Taylor, of Washington County;
for Congress third district, John
R. Neal, ot Rhea county; for state
Senator eighth district, W. W.
Whitice; for representatives for
Hamilton Co., George E. Drum
bar, John E. Loyd, Hutchins in
I did so because Mr, H. is a
colored man wortuy and compe
tent for the positiou. He is a
practicing attorney at the Chatta
nooga bar and I can truly say is
an honor to his race iu point of
education aud ability. He stands
second to none there. He was
once a 'member of the S. U. legis
lature. Q. Did you have anything to
say personally or individually for
Col. John R. Neal as to who
should be reel cted?
A. I did. 53 of my (colored)
friends who have refused to be
dictated to by the g. o. p. called
upon, me each at different times,
who asked me whether the colored
clerks and emph-yes at Washing
ton are treated 3,s the whites; and
if it were true as they had been
told, that the democrats are turn
iug all the niggeis" out aud ap
poiuting none. Huving explained
the wnole situatiou to each a3 he
would ask, and of course I could
only tell the truth. I tell you
one thing which is as true as the
gospel: Mr. Cleveland and the
popular among the colored people
iu the south (the colored politi
cians partly excepted) as that of
any except Lincoln and Grant's
Q. Did yourftieuds resent the
candidate Gen. Wilder by at least
Q. How about the free school
system in the state?
A. Any one who knows any
thing about our educational sys
tem that we have as fine a system
as cau be found inthe south, ex
cept perhaps Texas; and if Texas
has she wont have it long for I
am pretty .sure that our state
school laws will be so revised so
as to give us a longer term ot
months in the year, and also which
is very necesarry, that the oflice
of assistant state Supt. of public
instruction will be created by our
next legislatuse and a colored man
will be appointed to the office. If
so the charge against the white
people of the south against Negro
education and eievutiou will be
laid further in the snade as it 13
If the colored people would but
seize the opportunity they would
do well hereafter to vote for men
aud not measures.
The next Illinois legislature
will stand Senate: republicans 32;
democrats 18; labor 1. House:
republicans 78; democrats 66;
united labor 8, and prohibition 2.
The Conservator is pleased to
recoguize the position taken by
Recorder Matthew's in regard to
filling positions in his tervice by
competent c lored ladies and gen
tleman. Mi-s Florence Williams
is a sister of Dr. Dau'l Williams of
this city. Miss Williams is a lady
of refinement and cultuie with a
collegiate education. The Con
servator. Dr. Williams, whose hand was
injured by a dissecting knife last
week, has thus far felt no occasion
for serious alarm, and thinks that
the worst is over. He is busy at
work, aud hopes to dissect many
nthpr cadavers vet before he is
called hence. Ghieago Observer.
It is claimed that Mr. Blaine
will, instead of being a candidate
himself in '88, throw his influence
in the scale for Senator Allison,
of Iowa, believing him to be the
strongest man in the party. So it
is claimed, but we shall see! If we
read the signs of the hour aright,
aud the next National Republican
Convention lesolves to nominate
a western man for chief place on
the ticket, lie won't hail from
Iowa, that is always overwhelm
ingly republican, but from a polit
ical state like Indiana, for instance
and the man's name is likely to
be Ben Harrison, the grandson of
his grand father. Indianapolis
This will be the first Congress
that was selected last Tuesday,
that has assembled since the war,
that the negro will not be a mem
ber. Hon. Robt. Smalls' district
having been stoleufrom under him
by Col. (?) Elliott of South Caro
lina, and contention among tht
col rett people or ambitious Ab
bott, O'Hara was defeated for re
election by a democrat. When
will colored people stop wrang
ling? Southern Recorder.
The colored vote will be divid
ed in 1888, as it ought to be. The
war brougut about real emancipa
tion; it did not transfer the owner
ship of the colored people from
the slaveholder to any political
party. Until the Negro exercises
his judgment and entertains differ
ent Views on public men and
measures, his citizenship will re
main a question for debate.
The colorad men's state conven
tion of Texas passed a resolutijn
asking the various muuicipal au
thorities to pass an ordinance pro
hibiting women from parading
streets atter a eriveu hour at
uicrnt. tinlesH nwnrmiHiiipd hv hottia
political assaults made upon you mule person. It strikes that it is
by the Chattanooga Commercial? , the near-abouts of this latter per-
A. Most assurediv thev did:
my own ward (4th) gave dem.
r - "
gain oi loo, ana the gam in ttie
whole city was over 600; aud the
city and county over 800. If the
republicans had have held their
own they would have elected their
son that causes the parade. The
There is .nothing in the world
which will give prompter relief to
all sufferers from neuralgia than
Salvation Oil. Price only 25 cents
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