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MOVDAT EVEN1NG. J\N. 1, 1900
ui; riaes tomorrow at 7:33 a. m. and
s u at 4:43. High water at 6:37 a. ni
aud 7 06 p. oi.
.. kathkb Pkobabixjtibb.?For thia
-., 1'i.on i'air and continned low tiinpi r .ture
liil Wedueaday ; 1 ght northeily wiuJg.
(.'HUKt'H Notbs.?Iu the Second Pret
bytcrian Cuiirco. yteterday moruiog
KtV. J. E. Tbacker at the cloee of tbe
MrtiOM lormally dcclared the pulpit
vacaut. Tnta ne did by direction of
tue Pret-bytery of the (Jhesapeake,
wn.cu met Thureday and complted
wub the rtquest of the paslor and tbe
fcecoud Cnuicb who had united iu aak
iofl tbat tbe pastoral relationa be di
BOlVed. At nigbt tbe cburcb was
orowded to ovetiljwiug, moet of the
nembeii of other cburchee wbere
,v,i . b uieetings were to brgin a 10
o'olook beiug preaent. Mr. Tbacker
ou itiin occa.-ion priacbed hia laat aer
iue> i wbich waa listened to with close
aa mior. Tbe revereud gentleman's
dict'ourse v?as well couceived ajd well
de ivered, aud was prououuced by all
pre-ent aliief tlorf. As baa been atated,
.Mr. Tnacktr will iu a few daya as
j-u i.e cbarge of the Secoud Preabyteriao
i'aurcb iu Norlolk. During tbe three
yeais Mr. Tnacker baa been in Alexat -
dria he has become acquainted with
modt of the people, and tue annoonce
inei.t of bis inteotion of leaving our
midat was received with aincere re
gret, not only by thoae in hia own con
gregaiion, but by maoy in other com
muoioiiS. He haa tbe beat wiahea of
all in bis new field of labor. Tbere
will be a receplion ia tbe 1-cture room
ot tbe ohareb tomorrow uight at whlcb
Mr. ThacKer will take leave of hia con
gregatiou and hia inauy oiber Alexan?
In the Baptiat Caurch yeaterday
moruing Rev. J. ti. Butler formally
anuouuced hi-1 rtjotgoatioa aa paator of
tbe cburch. Am.eting ofthecongn
gatiou will be beid next Wednesday
nigbt to taxe actioo iu tbe rnatter.
Enoofthe Ykak.?Sbortly before
12 o'dOOk last niant many of the bella
ol tbe city began to loll out the old
year. Ttiere were not many people on
thc Htre* t-, out many of tbe churches of
tne city were open and large congie
gations were preatut. Iu fact tbe
"watch nigbt" wae more generallyob
Berv.d tbati ever before in the hiatory
viM exaiidria. Not only tbe Metho
dijs, tiui tbe Catholica and Episcopal
Uoa .iad aervices at midnigbt. Grace
E nscopal, Trinity Methodiat Epiacopal
C ttrcb, tbe Boutbern Methodiat
Guicb.and the Methodiat ProUs'ant
C urcb, all observed "watcn nigbt."
W en tbe cl.ck in tbe City Hall steeple
o-gaa to 6tnke tbe bour of 12 o'clock
tbere was a joyous peal over almoat the
entire city, wbich couiinued a conaid
erable time, aud waa accompanied by
tne discharge of guna, pistols, tire
crackera, aod, in aome cases, by fire
works. Wbile tbere were by no meao*
aa many exploeious heard aa on aimilar
ooi'a.-ious, more people remained awake
to wilneaa the close of tbeyearthan
ev r b fore. Tbe eervicea in all tbe
caurcbis were impreeaive and of an iu
Thk Wkathkb ?Tbe mercury on
Samrdav uignt dropped to 4? and y*t
ter.iay was cold aud cl*ar, but tbe lem
per lure gradually roae dunng theday.
Cstiortly after midnigbt suow begao fall
iug aud contiuued till nearly 7 o'clock
tbia moruiug, but the fall did not ex
ctdanincbin depth Tbe mercury
early this morniug regiatered 18? and
by iioon bad risen to 26?. Tbe river is
frozn aa lar down as Maryland Poin'.,
but moat of tbe ateamers have been
ruuun.g all day. Tbe ferry eteamer
Belie H ivtn aud tbe Maraball Uall
h.t?tn><r t'.iarlea Macaleater have been
temporanly withdrawn from tbeir rt
Biiecuve linta. Yeaterday a tow of two
tu.^, time oyater boats and a emall
acbooner, the J. B. Dagger, loaded witb
luwber, arrived here from tbe lower
river. The Dagger waa cut througb by
tne ice an i was run into Prince etreet
Poud Coukt.?Afoyor beorge L
Simpouii jrcsiding.?Tht followiu* oaBBP
weio diauoaed of tbis morning :
A man, ciiarged with being drunk
a " diaorderly aud ebootiog a gun with
io e o iy iiujita, was fiutd $5.
W'rtaley C'mer, colored, cbarged witb
gaiuuliog, waa fiued $5.
Jjseph Carroll, colored, charged with
giwbliu^, was tioed $5.
Nortna . Williamp, colored, charged
witn diaorderly conduct and ti^btiug,
Hurrie Baker, colored, charged with
diaorderly conduct aud tightmg, waa
Gcorgo Jonej, colored, charRed witb
diaorderly conduct, was fined $5.
SigM Keport.?Laat nignt waacioudy
and cold with snow about 1:15 a. m.
Four prisoners and uiuelodgera were at
the atation bouse.
MiDMUHT MA88?The servicfa al
Bt. Mary'a (Jburch last oight were larg? -
lv aitended by both Prote.sianta aud
(.'itbolica. At ten minutes belore 12
o'clock tue be 1 was tolled and tbe
cbolr aang the Adeste Fideles, aud im
mediatt ly a' 12 o'cloik the proceaaion
from the eacnaty to tbe eauctuary
started, when maaa waa begun, arllB
| v H. J. Culnr aa celebraot, R-v.
Fattier Loane, ot Uicbtnoud, as deacon.
and Rev. Dr. Heueberry, of the Catiu -
lic Ualvandty, aa i-ut-teacor. R^v
Fatlur Cotler pr-acbed an *-lcq'iei.t
and impre.-aive aermou, and tbe choir
rendepd a Very tdaborate proRraiume
of mu Io, an eajpacia) leatureof which
waa !>?.> i-ingii.g of tbe Jei-u de Vivi
by Mr*. Jnii Monroe. Mrv. Netlie
Djnn* llj B nl ? nd Mr \\m. L. Hjy.
MKK'ilMirv?Tnoant ual meetiug cf
tbe MOOkboldon of the Waabibgton and
Alexandria Turupike C -mpany. called
for todav, aojjururfd, witbout trauaac!
ini; any kmiecw*, tffl the 3rd ioat.
Tbe aunual uieeting of tbe siock
boldereof the Minera'Trading Cjmpanj
wae held at tbe Braddock House tod y
for the electiou of othcera for the eotu
ing year, &c. _
Nkw Ykak.?The lst of January bc
ing a lei-al holiday, the bauks and pub
llc t fficea were cloaed, aud after tbe
monmig bours aome of the atorea alao
closed, but the holiday waa bv uo meai;a
general. But few people kept o\n d
bouae and the callers were few.
Tho Be*t l'rescription for Chilla
and Fev.-r ia a bottle of Gaovt's Tastki.KMJ
t'H LL 1'oNic It .- ainiply mu and qu niu*
in a laaUlcaa taraa. No cure?uo pay. 60o
To t'ure l-oimti|>atloii rorovrr.
Tak<>Caacarctl OaadyOathartta lOcorSSo.
11 ti C- C l^U vo cure, aru&;u>u> rcfuaU mouey
PBBio.NAi..?-Adjutam-General 0 >r
binaavr !?? reaaon for tbe recall of
Lieut. Fi ziugb Lee, jr., from Cuba,
whtre he bas been eervintr. as aide-di
cutip on the a: 11 of bl* fatber, Major
General Fitzbugh Lae, ia that tbe
young olhcer deaires to join bis regi
m< nt, now doing duty in the Philip
pinea. As soon as Lieut. Lee arrivea in
tbe Uuited S.atea bia requeet will be
grauted, and it ia expeoted tbat he will
leave on one of tbe tirst tranauorta for
Mre. Ueury Btrausa, who bae been
viaitiug her daughter, Mra. Pbil. Leter
man, at Cbarlottesville, bas returned
Mis* Hannah Genzber ?er ia viaiting
ber coueio, Mrs. M. Roller, 1216 west
North avenue, Baltimore.
Rev. Father Walah aud Dr. Gorman,
of Baltimore, were the guests of Mr.
Tbomaa Hoy today.
Mt-8 Florence Hersb, wbo bas been
speoding tbe bolidays with frienda in
thia cily, returned to ber borne in Al
lentoft-n, Pa., yeaterday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Tinsley, of R>
anoke, are apendiug tbe holidiye witb
Mrs. L. M. Tinsley. Mrs. & H. Ting
ley, wbo has made her home witb her
daughter here for a year or two past,
will return to R mnoke for a wbite.
Mr. Ricbard Purceil, now in tbe em
ploy of tbe Atlantic and Danville Rail
road, ia at borne for a sbort stay.
Mias Fisbburne and Misa Taylor, ot
Roanoke, are vieitiDg Miaa Tinsley, cn
A very pretty tea waa given on Tuea
day alternoon by Mias C'nerry Notting
ham at her home, in College Place,
in hoi.or of her guest Misa Constance
Leeof AlexandriB. A very delightful
luncheon waa given on Baturday
to MieB Couetance Lee of Alex?
andria, by Mra. John G. Tilton.
The home of Bov. Dr. Arthur 8. I loyd, in
Fioemason street, waa the tcene of a very
beautdul aud attractive recoptiou given on
VYedne-triay even;n< in honor of their daugh?
ter, Mias Mtiry idoyd, and of h<?r guesta
Mi>aes Elizt Uhler aud Coustance Lee. of
Alexandria, Mar.e Lightfoot, of Bichmond,
and Kathloeu White, of Abiugdon.-[Norfolk
Cobbeciions.?Iu the boaio? notee
publiehed on Saturday ii waa Btated
tbat two of the iuturance oompanies li
oantad in thia city bad tbeir main o!
fices here. Tbis Bhould bave read
tiiree, as tne Fiirlax Mutual (.'jmpany,
iucorporated 31 years ago, and one 0f|
the most .-uii-trtiitinl compauies in the
ritate, bas its main office also in tbis
Iu the death-rate note it ehould hav.
read decrease instead of increaae in tbe
number of wbites, and the name of An
drew Carron ehould have read Catson.
Ten milcs sonth of G lyandotto, W. Va.. on
ituyannver, Wni. Kllia and aliuost bis entire
fimdy were < r mat >d by the burniug ot
?heirhome shonly -ifter last nitf n ght. Thc
tUmes originaud oa the trat fljor and it
iCCSII that all meaus of cacape waa cU orl
*hon tho 6re was discovired. The deid are
William Ellia, Naucy E li?, bis wife, and
Hairy I 1 i?, aged 10. Charles Edif. aged
15, ig cntically ill and Walt ? Illia painfully
?uriH-.l. li jth ot the latter ran tbiongb tbe
ll-mits and esc?ped from a window.
j-ixteen hundred people were thrown into
\ panic in the B jou Theatre iu t'hitagt 'aat
uight by a warning tbat the buill'ng w*b
neaaced by tire. 'Ibere wna a wild rush foi
iherxitsaud tho few po.icenun who wete
near at hand wece unal\ i o co .tio' tle lea< -
. ra o' tho excited mob. No ono waa injurei,
liowevjr, and tbe bUze was soon extbguish
ad, and tbe perloiuuueo i -mn A,
?ddie Bay ^-'uow was arraigned thia ino'ii"
itig in Birnoiabl , Maac, ctiarged with tbn
uiurder of James Whitttmoro at Yarmouth
?Mspiernber 15, 189!) ile il-amd guilty
Hiid Jiiaie Aiktn Nlttaaeod hiiu to ?eelx
t.rocuud in tbe week bfginuiin; I anh 18
next. This will re .he firat execotiou ?aOffl
tbe iew M?:e iaw wbich subBtitutoa oleetrc
iution for hanging.
( ounty Treasurer F. Hershey, ofLanta
ur, Pa, is miaaing ?Ld ia believ.d to be
i i i B'iada. Hia accouLta are aaid to be $05.
OOOahort. U rdiey wat a rnimbcr ot tbe
linii of Amoa jdeisbey & Brolhu, ofOoi
doiitville. ^a An executiou on a new.y
eoafcasai judgineut was issued Ust wotk
againbt the firm )or $39,000.
Anothor eanhqmke shofk visitad the Loa
\u*e.oj. Cal., accuon fhoitly afier midnight
list night. It reached aa far oast as R*d
lan^a aud aa far fouth as t-au Jacinti and
Heint, the towus rectnily det royod. Tbe
damagel waa umited to the falliug of brick.s
which were foruieriy looatned by siuii ar
Mias Horr'.e Wciver coinm tted auicide
yesterday, uoar Xunia ill . by nrjwning, ap
narently because of the untaithfulnoss of a
bver. The water was only twj f et deep.
S!ie cut a hoh in the ice and t^ien crawlwi
under, bo dmu hir head and ahoul larj unckr
tho wa'.er um 1 di-atb crni -.
An explodou of Kaa in the Kinkeai Hoto',
at Faimiont, VV. Va.. yestcid*y, caused ade
-tiuctivo tir3 and prohably the Im of four
live?, An unknown man leaped from the
.0 utVOry window of tho hostelry when
l^e tire waa at it * heigbt, aud rece.ved prob
ably fatal injuries.
Tho toier in tbe po*or house of tho Bev
i rr ( oa'. & Ooke Cooipany at Sstone Clitl, near
< harlestou, W. Va.. extloded ye3torday and
estroyed the bud ling. Manager 0. C. Ku
bach wasinatantly k'lled. B. S. Hinckle, a
lator r, was badly hurr.
The etvanty-fourdi Keneral assombly of
I )hio opened at Coluinbus thia miramg. Ihe
nfficera uominated by tbe repubiican Ciucuaea
ai the bouso and fcenate on fcaturlay were
Thomas Noriou Ilart was inauguratcd
mayor of Boston at 11 o'c ock today. Cbief
JueticeOliwr Weudoll Holmea adminiaterod
TO CUHK A COLl? IN ONE DAY
Take LaXATIVE BBOMO QUININE TABLET8
All druggista refund tbe monoy if it tails to
cure. E. VV. Gbove'b signature on each box
Ho Fooicd the lanTgajoaai.
All dodora toid Reuica Uamilton, of
Wes! Jeil^rson, O., alter auflaring 18
luontbs from Rectal Fiatu a, he would
die unleas a costly operalion waa per
iormed; but he cured bimself with
tive hoxe-< olBucklen's ArnicaBalve,the
r-ureat pde cure on eartb, aud the 0f8'
Balve in the world. O.ily 25c a box.
B>id by E. B. Leadbeater & Bons,
LadkB clean your kid Olovi-a with La
Belle Olovo Cl< aner For B?le or.iy by Mrs.
Q E. Bradley, 414 Eing stieot. Headqutr
ters for Kid Olovis and all the ltteal uovel
tioa iu tii.o millinery and tancy goods.
The m)dem and most eO't ve cure for
constipation and all liver trctl l?e?the fa
mons I'ttlo pi 1* known aa DtWdjt'a Litile
1HOICI VIBGINIA PACKED BDITEB
28c, just received by
_J. C. MILBUBN.
COFFEE8 hkvo advanoed, but weareatill
svliing tht iu at old priceB.
_J. C. MILBUBN.
'K)B MATe, good qunlily. for eale cheap
at _J.C. MHBUBN'8.
LGIN BUTTER and FBE8H FQ08 iust
.eaeived by J 0 MILBUBN
^INE U)T GATOS PBUNE8 for sale bj|
J IV MILKPRN
EST CBE\MEBY BUTTEB for sale by
J. C. MILBUBN
The Palais Roya
MOTHER'S FOUR BARGAINS
$1.59 for the $2.00 v'/: 39C for Children's
braid-trimmed Serge ?&& 5<* Garments?Can
Drcsses, lined thro **rU/ ton Flannel Drawers
jught. Sizes 6to i4^^fftj^and Knit Leggins.
vears. ?lwft&M<$m A11 sizes?
25C for the Child-^Y4|^22cfor Baby's 25c
reo's 39c Knit To-^jP^
quesin plain colors.^"^ : K(L 29c for Boys' extra
They look and feel ^ffij^ strong I'anton Flan
as cosy as can be. 6 nel Drawers.
The PalaTs Royal,'
G and 11 th streets, Washington.
A Happy New Year.
A new Biptitt eburch ia to btid' atDelRay.
Theschoola will rt-open umorrow. after
The Snnday school of the M. E. Chnrch
8outhwil hoid their Christmsa c lubration
Tbe ChriMroas holidaya b ing aTM the at
tendanoe i.p n tbe fcuuday achoo a has iispar. |
entiy fal en cff.
Tho asaesiors commenced their roiinda to?
day 1 sting and asseBsing the vdueof prop
erty in thia city.
Again are we r>queated t) atate that t*ie
20th centnry nid not begin 'o'jay. Tne next
ceutaiy begins on J mu?iy 1, 1901.
The J*nuary t roa of the ('t.rpnration Conit
Will b.gin ou next Monday and not today aa
waa suted in tie Waabingtoi p?por?.
The monthly rueetiug of Ki ry Cu-tis Lee
Chut.r, U D. C. willbe hrld m Lee Lamp
kHa 1 tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock
. The churjhea werj all Well attendei ye?
terday, aud in moat of them the Cbriatmaa
1 music waa repeated aud weil rendered.
Two sundo^a wete aren aooii a'ter auurlea |
thia moruiug, and justabovethim black speta
iu tbe gky were geen. Thia is regardcd ag a
gign of falliig wotthor.
Mr Charlea Zimtntr.nau yesterday entir
tainedthol O. U. N.Club at a dmner, ani
laat nigbt the club gave an oyjter roiat at
their rooma in tho City Hotel building
R v Dr. Masiie, of the Episcojal St-m'nary,
preachod an able armm at ( hnat Churcn
yesterday. The pulpita of the other cburcbea
wore tc opied a.coidtug to baturday'e ac
Tho January tetm of the United Statea !
'\>urt will be bell in Ikfc city tomorrow,
ludgo Edmonl Waddill preaidiLg. Itignot
expected that mach bosmets will bo traueact
od on tho fint day of tha term.
J.aisa E. Watora and Frank Williama, col
orod, who were eentenced by Juiite Waddill,
of the United Htatoa Oouit, to BtTVC a term of
Bix montha injall here ft r robbn.g tbe post
i ttieo at lound Hill, wjio reieaaed frc m cut
10 ly on baturday.
Tbegraud rslll) which ww put otf at thc
tiineot the^iattr^'tair Ucauae a'l of the re
U'lia had not been rc(C ved took piace thic
B ruing Mrs. E. Mcfai-n. holding 478,
diew thegold watch: Mr?. G. U. rl.iott, No.
1788, drew tbe *5 in gold, r,nd Mra Behim
uierborn, No. 2040, drew tho eofa pdlow.
The vgilar monthly meetirg of the Wo
raau'a Auxd ary w li b^ held toinonow nigbt
at 7 30 o'cl'jck. The m Bban an rtqae?:ed
to mcetpromotly, Mafr.Jod Adatns wdlgive
a reading at 8 o'i 1 tk, aud all bugintaa must
bo digpo?od of bdore the reading bctfiue. All
Southern organiz toua an> COrdWUj invited
o ait.'nd tho reading at 8.
The new Buffotr richool bu I liii* at Ma
r.assaa wai ded.cated today. Ia ?ddition to
?u approur.ate mugical prograwme. eddresses
*ere made by Jadge Nico", Moem. E. It.
Meredith and J. B. T. Thtr ton aud Prof W.
3. v\il Tho Jr. O. U. A M. pragented the
r,ch ol with a ihg, thj ?fOMOIOtiol spcech
beiDg m.do by Mr. J. H. Tnuiyer, of thia
George H. Jacks >n reported last nigbt that
whilo coming in ir.ni West End yo-torday
hfternoon be waa held up by a colored man
:.nd relieved of hia wstoh and po<:keU>ook.
Phe thiof iisupio^d to havo been a tnoip,
\Vm. echeible, a young man res.duig in D?i
Bay, reporta that he was heid up at an t arly
t,our baturday rnorum^ whilo diiving ahorse
and wagon mar Four-tuilj ruu and robbed of
a pistol and a ami?ll amuunt of poi ket money.
Mairiaue licenses were issurd in WaahinR
on on .-aturday to Wdlinn Q Landrum, of
Chicago, and Margu-jr.te B Loako of isbei -
andoah ; Jam -a J. llall and Blaoche Behil, ot
Heat'iaville; Jitnes A. DjwiI , of Madison
county, and Mary L. Bicharde, of Oraoge
couuty; Hngb Sidn<-y Bruin. of Loudoun
.ounty, and Lllyan Jordan, of Haymarket;
ind to Joseph W. Brooks and Z?raidaT. Em
Proy, botb o' Mornavillc, F?uquitr county.
The Appetlte of a Goat
Ig envied by all poor dyapeplica
whose Stomacb and Liver are out of
order. All aucb ehould know that Dr.
King'a New Life PiIIp, the wonderful
Stomacb and, L'ver Remedy, gives a
splendid appe'tite, sound digeation and
a regular bodily babit tbat insurea per
fect beal b and great energy. Ooly 25
cents at E. 8. Leadbeater & Sous' drug
Uc Only Hepeate What Has Been Said
It has been d-nuustrated repeated
ly in every B'ate in tbe Uuion and in
many foreign countries tbat Caamber
lain's C'jUgb Rvmedy is a certain pre
venlive and cure for croup. It bas be
ccnu the univeraal remedy dr that dis
ease. M. V. Fisber, of Liberty, W. Va..'
only repeats wbathas been said around
the giobe when be writee: ,lI bave
uaed Coamberlain'8 Cougb Remedy in
my family for several vears and always
with perfect aucceae. We beheve tbat
it is not ooly the btst tough remedy,
but tbat itia a sure cure for croup. It
has Hhved tbe livea of our cbildren a
rumber of timep." Tnis remedy is for
?ale by all druggiata
G H. Appleton, Justice of Pcace, Claika
burg N. J., gayg ?DeWitt** Little Early Bi -
ergxre thelwatpila made for ronatipaton.
We uae r.o otheri," (Jolckly cure for all liver
and bowtl trouble.
L08T.?Batween 8( 6 Camcron atreet and
407 ni ith Waebmgton strect. a HAND
m)MK bHAWL with silk erobroidery and
friuge. Buitible reward for i ? retura to
Bev. BEBBYMAN GBFES, 008 c-m, ron
street._ de<3u 3t
C" UBBANT3 in 1-lb cartoons received to
_J. f! MILBPBN
IOB CLEANED CUBBANTS, looac, 8c
per pound, at
J. C. MILPTTBV*,
NE.W GOODS.-thoice New Prunoa
Buckwheat and Navy Beana, just ie
ceiTed h? J.C. MILRUBN.
AN( Y EVAPOBATED APPJ.r s for aala
J. & MILBUBN.
Welcome the pleasure of ex
tending to theii patrons, resi
dent and distant, another New
A Happy New Year to All.
In entering upon the busi
ness oi 1900 we wish to ex
press our gratitude to the pub
lic for the very liberal patron
age accorded us during the
pa?t twelve months. J
The New Year
Starta the 8nring Mercbandiaingaud begina a
serica of daily etora events which wi'l be
more or Uai intereating to tbe ahopping pub
lic. We have receired advauce tprirg im
portationa, and we have been collecting vaat
lots of acch gocdaaa could be had nnder ex
Irtordinary conditiona of cbespnera The
virittiea wlli aurpiiseard p'oaae. Thcre are
unasual buyiog opportuu tiea in Januaiy.
TUE^DAY, JANUABY 2?Our Annual
January Kaleof Tabje, Bed.and Toilet Linene,
Mutlin Sheeta and Pillow Slipj, QuilU, and
otber honaekeepiog suppliea.
WEDNE8DAY JANUABY 3?Our Annual
.Iiuuarj Sale of French Nainaook, Caiubrio
and 8wis< Embroidoriep, Edgings, and Inaer
tions to match, and the latest Novelty Bobea,
All-Over', and Flouncings.
WEDNE8DAY, JANUABY 3-Our Annual
J?uuary Sale of M> n'a aud Bjys' Unlaundir
ed Er.ss and Nigb; Sbirta.
WEDNESDAY, JANUABY 3?Our flrat
showing of Spring of 1000 High-claaa Im
portod Co'tjn Drdaa Fabrica, including Ex.
quisite Embroidered Mousaellno do 8oie, Poult
do Soie, Dmitie 8atin Baye. Batitts Prll
liante, Mousv.liuo a Poia; aho French Cha'lis,
Silk-itripe Bayadere, aed ctbera.
THUB8DAY, JANUABY 4-Our Annual
Jinuary 8aleof Wciuin'aaiidCfcildrer-.'B Mu?
dn and Caiubrio Uudorwear, Cotiet*, bilk
Petticoata, and CbdJren'a Frocks.
DIABIES FOR1U0O-Dainty liltle l*th
er-bsck or.es for tao sbop.irg-big or pocket;
Businoss Diar.ea, and ac.ms of difforent stylea
and Borts-'20c to $1.35.
CALENDVB8 FOB 1M0O aro ghown in
grtat varicty?odd, unirpc, and pretty de
signg?7c to 8 jc.
Woodward fo Lothrop,
ioth, i ith & F Sts., n. w?
Washikgton, D C.
IT ECLIP8E8 ALL.
W. A. 8MOOT A CO.'S
00 AL AND WOOD.
Leave your or^era at
OFFICE, 529 KING 8TBEET,
We are paying rpecial attention to ordera
for famdy otc
Office and Wbarveg, foot of Princesa Btroct
Telephoneg, Bcll and Home, 57. _
Miss REBECCA RAMSAY,
TEACHEB8 OF PIANOFOBTE.
8TUDIO, 311 South Washington Btrcet.
RE. LEE CAMP.-The regular montbly
? mectiog of B. F. Lce < amp, Coofeder
ate Veteran*, will be hcld at I ee Camp Hall
ou MONDAY, January 1,1900, atT:30p.m.
E ti.O'B&IEN, Adjotanl
Fiom Freah Fruit. Daily.
AGFNEBAL MEETING of the atock
holders of THE M0BBI80N BBT( K
COMPANY will be held at lta principal office
in the city of Ak-xandrig, Va., at No. 111
gouth Fairfax anet, at 12 o'c'ock noon, on
tbe 16TH DAY Of JANUARY, 1900, ior
the purpoae of elccting diiectors to flll va
canciee in tbe board and sack other huginegg
aa may be preseuted. Thia call ia made at
the requost of the atockholdera holdingone
tenth of the capiul atork of thia company.
THE MOBBISON BBICK COMPANY.
declfl td JNO B. BIDEB, Bcorttary.
THE ANNUAL mectinga of MECHANIC8
BUILDING A8?0C1ATI0N8, N08. 2,
3, 4 and 5, and NO. 5, aecond aeriea, of Alex?
andria, Va., wid be held at No. 212 King
atreet, on THUB8DAY, Jannary 11, 1900,
at 7:30 o'dock p. m.
LEONABD MABBUBY, Becretiry.
THE ANNUAL MEETING of tbe atock?
holdera of THE PYBITES MIN1NG
AND CHfeMICAL COMPANY OF VIB
GINIA will be held in tbe city of Alexan?
dria, Va.. on WEDNE8DAY. the 10th day of
Jannary, 1900, at 11 o'dock a. m., at tbe
tffice of Jamea B. Caton, attornoy-at-'aw, 111
goutb Fairfax atr ct, for the purpoae of oloet
ing olli!f raand dire'.torg and the transaction
ofany other buaineaa that may be preaeLted
to the mceting.
GEO. L. EATON, Secretary.
THE ANNUAL MEETING of the atock?
holdera of the OLD DOMINION PKB
PETUAL BUILDING FUND A880CIA
TION, 1st and 2nd seriec, will be beld at the
offloe of Jamea B. Caton, 111 soath Fairfax
atreet, on THUB8DAY, Jannary 4,1900. at
7:35 p. m.
dec26 td L. E. UHLEB, Rocretary.
THE ANNUAL MEETING of the atock
boldera of the CON80LIDATED QUAR.
RY COMPANY, for tho electioa of directors,
will be hrld in the Braddoek Ilona-, Alexan?
dria, Va. on MONDAY, January 8, 1900, at
3:15 o'clock p. m.
H. P. GILBEBT, Preaident.
J. C. PBATT, Secretary.
THE ANNCAL MEETING of the stock
8AND DBEDGING COMPANY will be held
at Fleiacbmann'a Hotel, Alexandria, Va., on
TBUESDAY, January 11, 1900. at 12
oYiock iioon, to elect directoia and transact
C. B. PEARaON, Preaident.
PHILJP MAUBO, Secretary.
STOCKHOLDEBfe' MEETING.?Notice ia
herjby given tbat the annnal meeting of
the atock boldera of the ANGLO-AMEBICAN
COMPANY. Limited, will be held at 11:30
o'.lock a. m., on WEDNF8DAY, January 10,
1900, at the principal offico of the company,
No. 125 aouth Boyal stroet, Alexandria, Va.,
for the pnrpc bo of electing three directora for
a period of three yeara and auch otber busi
neaa aa may be neceaaary and pronerly
brongbt hefore it. By order of tbe Execu
tive Cominitt -e.
CHABLE9 B. NEWMAN, Secretary.
STOCKHOLDEBS' MEETING.-Notiee is
hereby given that tbe annual meeting of
the Btockbo'dcrs of the DEBENTUUE 8T0CK
COMPANY will be held at 11:45 o'clock a.
m., on WEDNE8DAY, January 10, 1900, in
the principal offlce of the cowpany, No. 107
south Boyal atreet, Alexandria, Va., for tbe
purpoee ot electing a preaident, directors and
tranaaction of otber buaineas. By order of
the oxecutive coinmittee.
FBED McKEF, Secretary.
STOCKHOLDEBS' MEETING.-Notlce is
hereby given that tbe annual meeting of
the atockholdeis of the CAPITAL 8YNDI
CATE COMPANY will be held at 11:45
o'clock a m., on WEDNESDAY, January 10,
1900, at No. 107 south Boyal atreet, Alex?
andria, Va., for the purpoee of electing a
preaident, directora and tranaaction of otber
uecessary buaineas. By order of the Mansger,
FBED McKEE, Secretary.
THE8TOCKHOLDER8 OF THE WA8H
INGTON NATICNAL BUILDJNG
AND LOAN AbSOCIATION, of Waahiug.
ton, D. C , are hereby notified that tho an?
nual meeting of the etockbol le'S of said asso
ciation will be held at the principal oflice of
the aasociation in tbe city of Alexandria, Vir>
ginia, at eleven o'clock a. m , WEDNESDAY,
January 17, 1900. By order of the Bo?rd
JESaE B. WIUON, 1
H BBADLEY DAVIDSON, r?rntivA
WILLIAM H. TAYLOR, commitie*.
JOHN O. J0HN80N, J
NOTICE?Tbe annual meeting of tbe
atockholdera of the GEBMAN CO-OP
EBATIVE BUILDINH A8POCIATION No.
5, of Alexandria, Va., will be held JANUABY
4. 1900. at 7:30 p. m., at their office, 119
gouth Fairfax gtreet. Baaineea: Electiou of
officera and nnancial roport
AGRNEBAL MEETING of the stork
hold-ug of THE MOBBISON BBICK
(OMPANY will be held at iu principal of?
fice in tho city of Alexandria, Va., at No.
111 south Fairfax Btreet, on tbo 16 fH DAY
OF JANUaBY, 1900, for tho purpoee of
o ecting directora to 1111 vacanciea in the
toard and su h < thrr buaineaa aa may be pre
ooted. Tbia call ia mado at tbe request of
stockbol lera holding one-tenth of the capital
?tock of thia company.
THE MOBBISON BBICK COMPANY.
JNO. B. BIDEB, Soerotary.
The annnal meeting of the etockholdera of
tbe GEOBGE W. KNOX EXPBEHS COM?
PANY will be held at 2 p. m. THUBSDAY,
Jannary 4, 1900, at the office of the com
pany, No. 212 King atreet, Alexandria, Va.
CUABLE8 E. VAN ABSDALE,
THE ANNUAL MEETING of the stock
holderaof thc CHABLE8 8CHNEIDEE
BAKING COMPANY, for theelection of the
board of diiectora to eerve for the enauing
year and for other baainear, will be held at
the Hotel Fleiacbmann, Alexandria, Va , on
WFDNB8DAY, Jannary 3, 1900, at 4 p. ni.
Tranafer booka will ba cloaed 10 dayg prioi
to tbe meeting.
CHABLES BCHNEIDEB, Prceident.
JAMEd B. LAMBIE, Sccretary.
THE FIB8T NATIONAL BANK OF
Alexandria, Va., Dacember 8, 1899.
The annuaf election for directora of thia
hank will be held at the banking house on
TUE8DAY, Jannary, 9, 1900, between the
houra of twelve and one o'clock.
CHA8. B. HOOFF, Caahler.
CtITIZEN'8 NATIONAL BANK.
/ Alexandria, Va., D*c. 9,1899.
Tho annnal election for directora of thia
bank will be held at the banking bouae on
TUE-DAY. January 9.190), between the
houra of 11 and 12 o'clock in.
WM. H. LAMB8BT, Caabier.
Sleighs I Sleighs!
HAVE PLKNTY OF THEM.
From 50c to $2.00.
8KATE 8TBAPS 5c per pair.
R. E. KNIGHT,
621 KING BTBEET.
.aCTSHEET MUSIC ALWAYS ON HAND
AT 10c PKB COPY.
8ise docan't Indioata qnality. Bewaxe of
coQuterfeit and woitblcaa aalve offored for
DeWitt'a Witch Haael Balvc. OeWitt ia the
only original. An infallible cure for pilea
DRY GOOJg._____ j_ORTOOOD8.
20 per ct. Discount
In returning thankg for the generous pa
tronage given us in the holiday season, we
desire to announce to all who have received
money to invest in remembrances of the sea?
son that we will give during the week 20 per
cent. discount on all fancy articles. Now is
the time to buy articles of value at a saving
of one-fifth. This applies to Pictures, Vases
China of all kinds, Bricabrac, Sterling Silver,
etc, etc. One price.
Tackett & Marshall.
m~Ram*ay SdU the Bett.
The Weather for Mince
Atmore's Best Mince
10c a pound at
FINE LARGE FI8H,
Just received by
Very Fancy Imported
Its of all- Kinds.
JU8T RECEIVED BY
|| 700 LBS.
NICE SOFT FIGS
Blankets and Comiorts
UNDEBWEAB, H08IEBY, &&
for ladies in Una orjgrey, lace orelaap. War
ranted, f !?
OENTLEMEN'S DBE88 GLOVEB,
in'dreaaed or undreaied kid, aiik lincd ot
PuffaorBows. The lateat at 25c and 50o
each. A few 60c Teck Scarta to cloao out at
Gentlcmen'a Hematitchcd Uandkerchiefs,
linen or ailk.
Ladies' Handkerchiefs, euibroidered or
plaiu hematitchcd, at 5c, 10c, 12 V aud 25o
Handsome line at all pricea.
Fanoy webb, at 25c and 50o. Boapendara,
ailk webb, in boxec, at 50c.
fringed in rtd and white, and red and green
&c, ai 00c, 75c and 85c each.
Oil Boiled at fl 25, $1.50, 91-75 and 92.
Tablc Clotba, fringed, pure linen, inplaiii
whitc, alao red and blue bordera, at |1.25.
Tabla Clotha and Napkin BoU.
Tablc Cloth Patterua.
Cheaillc Tablc Covera at 29c, 76c and
BUBSAU AND WABHSTAND COVEB8
at 20c, 26c, 29c, 39c and 60e each.
PILLOW SHAM8 AND BUBEAU BCABFB
in Appliquc, at 25c and 60c each.
iCurtainettea and Bcrinu, in pretty.designa.
A. C. SLAYMAKER,
429 King Btreet, ?!$? Alexandria, Va.
rpHK ANNUAL MEETING of the atock
JL holderaof the DULIN AND MABTiN
COMPANY will be held at the otfice of the
ccmDany. 128 aouth Fairfax atreet, Alexan
drialva., on TUE8DAY, January 16, 1900,
at 2:30 o'clock p. m.
u?l td f. C. DULIN, HecrcUry^
8TOCKHOLDER8' MEEIINO.-Tho an
naal meeting of ihe atockholdera of the
E B.JACK80N COMPANY, of Alexandria.
Va and Wa?bingto?, D. C. will he hoid at
twe'lve o'clock nooo, on WaDNESDaY, Jan?
uary 10,1900, at No 123aouth Boyaistrtet,
Aleiandrta, Va, for tbe purpoao of electing a
Praaideiit, DirecUcra and tranaattiou ot oltiej
' JOHN B. BIDEB, Secretary.
THE ASNOAL MEb/TING of the ttoek
boldera of tbe POTOMAC MOM COM
PaNY wiiiaW heJd at the oflice of thecom
Bln. l'lmmth Fairfax olruet, Alexandria,
Va ataTclock p. m., THUBeDAY, Jan?
uary 18,1900. . _
7 C. G. 8MITH, Jr, SeereUry.
THE AUNUAL MEETING of tneaUkk
hoWenof theBiX ClOAB VEND1NG
OOMPAN Y for tae election of direttora and
the tranaaction of such otber buaiuaaa aa mav
he ?ubmiitad. will be held at Fieiscbnumn'a
Hotei. Alexaadria, on WKDNFSDAY, Janua
rw 10 1900. at nooo. Iha atock booka will
be iloead December 547, 1899, and ?peood
* ADDldON G. DuBOW. Preaident.
HENRY L. RRYAN, eecreury^ [dc27 \d
oTICE.?The 81at annual meeting of
tbilNDEPKNDENT MUTUaL F1BE
JJJ8UBANCK COMPANY of Fairfax coumj,
Va. will ba held at the ooa?j.auy a ? rh .-,
119\ sooih Boyal sueet, Aiex.udr... \ a.
on MONDAY, th. 8th dey *j~~r/<'??i
?tlOo'cloeka.in. deoS/ lawJw