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A $1.25 WRAPPER
neatly braided and finished
with a ruffle, forming fancy
yoke effect; wide girdle,
turn-over collar, extra
width and length, finished
on bottom with deep hem.
Sizes, 32 to 46.
Special price, 94c.
WALKING SKIRT, 98c.
Made of fine black French
satine, full umbrella style,
with deep double flounce,
finished on the top and bot
tom with rows of cording;
made on a French yoke;
guaranteed perfect fitting
Special price, 98c.
2sc. AND 35c. BELTS, 15c.
Just a "job" of 25 dozen
leather black silk finished
Belts, worth 25c. and 35c;
some with pockets, I 5c.
FOR THE LITTLE FOLKS.
Children's Aprons, made of fine
Lawn, wide ruffle, edged with em
broidery, around neck and sleeves
Sizes 2 to 6 years 29c
Sizes 8 to 12 years 38c
Another style Apron, made of
finer quality Lawn, Empire style,
full gathered ruffla over shoulder,
finished with VaL Lace, Beading
Sizes 2 to 6 years 68c
Sizes 8 to 12 years 75c
CHILD'S HAT, 48c
Made of fine dimity, in
dainty shades of pink and
blue, also white; full ruffle
crown, wide corded brim,
edged with Val. lace. Worth
Infants department second
420, 422, 424, 426 7th St.
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Xou can getber one here and take
plenty or time In paying the bill. No
Dotes to sign uointerest on deferred
payments. Pay us a little something
weekly or monthly as best Bults
your comenience. We are Belling
wheels on the
Every bicjele sold by us will be
kept in perfectrepalr for ONE 1'EAR
FKEE OF COST and Insured against
breaks of all kinds no matter bow
The Fast .Flyer at; 560.
The K. ". v." at 70.
The Postal," "Druid"
Xour credit Is good for the Mat
ting tbe Baby Carriage tbe Re
frigeratorand everything else
that's needed about the hoube.
Matting tacked down FEEE.
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Unparallelea Millinery Bargains
AliL THIS-WEEK at
KINO'S PALACE, 812-814 7 til St.
Branch Storo, 7X5 Market Space.
IID01N0S OF THE DIPLOMATS
Mrs. Brice Gives a Delightful
Two Large Functions to Be Given
at the British Kmbasny Many"
goclety 1ms been quite gay during tbe
past week. What, with the concert at the
White Uouse, on Monday evening, by the
Mexican bund, the reception at the Lome
of the Secretary of State, on the same date;
the Gary reception to the postal dclga1es;
the Clmndler-Cavis nuptials, and a toodly
sprinkling of dinners and out-of-loor af
faire, the days hae been ery acceptably
Yesterday, in addition to several din
ners, the kettle-drum and tombola, for
the Children's Hospital; the euctne tourna
ment, for the II u mane Society, at Mrs.
Barbers, there was the brilliant tid de
lightful lawn party, at the Corcoran Uouse,
which was the Brlccb' farewell function
to their "Washington friends
In a bhori time there will be "quite nn
exodus of prominent people. Tomor.ow
Baroness -von Thielmanu leaes for Liuox;
in another week the JJrlcub will take t.Vir
rinal leave of Washington as a place of
residence. About the middle of the week
Mr. and Mrs. Parker Mann 'will go to
their summer home; the Bdihuro will n.ae
shortly for Ardsley, on the Hudson, ..jd
many notables will sail for Europe between
this time and the middle of June.
A numbei of our official families ire
getting themseUes conifoi tably settled in
the homes which they an ill occupy during
the coming four years.
The Secretary of War and Mrs. Alger
have selected the house on the corner of
Sixteenth and K streets, which grew to be
so famous for its hospitality during Its oc
cupancy by Gen. und Mrs Draper.
The Algers began to have their effects
moved from the house on Lafayette Square
early in the week, and are now quite
settled in their future home
The family of Mr. Thomas It. Ryan,
First Assibtant Secretary of the Interior,
is comfortably domiciled at No 1 Iowa
circle, the house immediately adjoining ihe
With the pabsing of the spring days,
when social engagements aie few and
far between, society has turn edits thoughts
to chuiity, und as a consequence goodly
sums have been realised to aid the needy
and the afflicted
The "Charity Auction," which was l'eld
in the beautiful home of Mrs. 1" ran tea
Hodgson Burnett, was remarkably success
ful, despite the fact that the attendance
was t cry small, owing to the bad weather
Eery thing was sold and a larger sum
was realized than the piomolcrn of the
affair had hoped for. Mr. Parker Mann
made a most able auctioneer and the
evening pnned to be quite delightful from
a social point of view, as well as finan
cially. One of the prettiest dinners of the week
was that given on Tuesday evenlnglast'jy
Mrs. Condlt-Smitb, in honor of Mlbs Jennie
Williams, of Buffalo, N. Y. The guests
included a number of the most prornuvint
joung people of tbe bwell set. Miss Mary
Condit-Smlth, who Is one of the most
beautiful young girls of Washington, vore
on this occasion a Parisian creation of
pale pink, accordion plaited, tulle ovei
plaited silk of the same shade, with a
touch of -violet about the corsage. Her
friends say that Miss Mary was bcvlich
lugly lovely In this gown.
The marriage of Mi&s Kate Chandler
to Mr. 'Henry Minot Cavts, of Concord,
N. H , was the most important nuptial
cent of the week, and a ery beautiful
wedding it was.
The drawing-rooms were filled with
the perfume of roses, which, intermingled
with ines and tall palms, made a beauti
ful background Tor the bride. In hei white
robes of satin and diaphanous mousseline
The rare lace ornamenting the gown had
been worn at the marriage of the bride s
be oral dinners hae been announced for
the coming week, which will be very tn
Among the hosts and hostesses for th be
affairs will be the Minister of Mexico and
Mme. Romero, who will cutertaiu on the
evening of May 18, in honor of the Vice
Presidi-atand Mis. Hobart, and the United
States Minister to Belgium andMrs Bellamy
Storer, who will entertain on "IWdu-h-day,
Mr and Mrs. C. C. Glover will entertain
a number of young people at a dance on
Wednesday evening at their charming
country home, Wcstover.
Tbe British Ambassador and Lady
Pauncefote, accompanied by tbe Misses
Pauncefote, will 6ail for England about
the middle of June, and arrive there
in time for tbe gayest part of the London
season, and, of courbe, for tbe queen's
On this occasion it Is considered highly
probable that In the distrilbutlon of hon
ors, Sir Julian will be made a peer of
England, in which case the Misses Paunce
fote will be entitled to have the title
"Right Honorable" precede their naiuos
During these warm spring dayb the
young ladles of Sir Julian's household
have been giving much time to outdooi
sports Golf and wheeling have leceived
an equal amount of attention. The foui
daughters, Mlsb raunccfote, the Misses
Sibyl, Lillian and Audrey Pauncefote, are
all expert wheelwomcn, and ride almost
every day. Sir Julian is an enthusiastic
tricjcllst and it is said that he first mas
tered the machine in his bpaclous ballroom,
where be preferred to practice rather
than to take his tumbles in the presence
of the omnipresent small boy, who lb no
respecter of persons.
Just aiross the street from the British
embassy is the legation of Austro-llungary,
the fair mistress of which, Baioness llen
gelmuller, often joins the Fnuntefotes on
their wheeling expeditions.
Mlbs Pauncefote is quite musical, and is
a member of the musical morning class,
which comprises all the elite of the Capi
tal, who are musically-inclined, and which
has a most able and talented leader in
Mme Alhcrtlnl. This charming lady l.as
recently left Washington, to occupy her
beautiful summer home, at Coburg, N. Y.,
and the class will be discontinued during
Miss Lillian Pauncefote Is a water
color artist of ability, and her w ork shows
rower and originality. She has rccently
Jolned a sketching class, which is directed
by Mr. Edwin Lomosure, the well-known
water color artist, of thlB city.
The secretaries and attaches of the British
legation comprise a number of joung men
who are very popular in society, and who
are much sought after by the dinner givers
They are, respectively, Capt. Lewis Winty,
naval attache; Mr. Henry Outran) Ba-Inn-side.sccond
secretary; Mr. Reginald ToWit,
second secretary; Mr. Hugh J. O'Beirne,
third secretary; Mr. Kavaaaugh, fourth
secretary; the Earl of Westmeath, attache;
and Mr. Ronald Macleay, attache.
Earoness von Thlelmann, wife of the,
German ambassador, will leave for Leinx
tomorrow morning, where she wiU'spend
tbe summer. Her sister, tbe Countess
Ross, will accompany b.
Baroness yon TMelmannls most cordially
liked by the society people of WublBf-ji
ton, as well as" by the members o the
Although she ban only spent three sea
eons at the National Capital, she has
gained many warm friends, who bavo
learned to appreciate her fine character
and unassuming manners. The baroness is
a iaay or ie uigiicsu 01 marKeu culture
and a mostJe?eciuS-C2Iiveitionast
a. ue interior or cne nanasome emoaBey
on Highland Terrace evidences her ex
cellent taste. The furnishings and decora
tloDs are In perfect harmony, and, while
there are beautiful brones, statues and
paintings by noted artists, there is none
of that crowding together of a hetero
geneous collection of pictures or bric-a-brac
as one too frequently sees in many
Baroness on Thlelmann dresses very
simply but always in the most elegant
materials. Her favorite gowns, foi str.-et
wear, are plain, tailor-made effects in
dark cloths In sucli a gown she is Aeiy
frequently seen shopping on F btreut or
at the florists.
Corcoran House and its beautiful grounds
neer appeared more lotly than 1 ester
day afternoon, the occasion being a lawn
party gneu by Mrs. Brice as a farewell
to her friends in this city.
The corridors and drawing-rooms were
embowered with roses. Great clusters of
American Beaut3- roses, scarlet tulips,
white azcalias and rhododendrons In tall
rjstal vases and bowls, added beauty to
the bcene. The steps on cither side of
the entrance were Ilutd with palms and
plants. From the hallway hung trailing
vines and clusters of blossoms
There were groups of daintily gowned
girls and handsome women blpjing tea
under the shade of a mammoth Chinese
umbrella. Others were beated on rubtlc
benches, or gathered about the fountain.
Mrs. Brice wore a gown of the sheerest
linen. Miss Kate Brice was gowned in
pale green, embroidered mnlle over taf
feta, and wore a large picture hat, trim
med with pink roses. Miss Helen Brice
was gowned m pink mousseline de sole, o er
pink silk, and wore a black Gainsborough
hat, with black ostrich tips.
Tables for all kinds of refreshments v ere
scattered about the lawn, and In the dln-ing-ioom
strawberries and cream, etnd
wlches and Ea'lads were served
Among the guests were the British Am
bassador and Lady Pauncefote, the German
Ambassador and Baroness Von Thlelmann,
the Minister of Austria-Hungary and Bar
oness HengelmuIIer, the French Ambassa
dor and Mme. ratenotre, the MInlbter of
Spam and Mme. Dupuy de Lome, tbe Min
ister of Mexico and Mme Romero, the
Minister of Chile and Miss Gana, Miss An
drade, Mr. Eduardo Andraile, Dr. Andrade,
Mr. Gana. Mrs. Boardman, the' Misses
Boardman. Mrs Richard Wallach, Miss
Rose Douglass Wallach, Mme. de Men
donca, the Misses de Mendonca. Mr. and
Mrs. Perry Heath, Mrs. Grunt, Mrs. Sar
toris, Miss Sartons, ex-Minister to Spain
and Mrs Batcheller, Miss Batchcller, Mrs
Henderson, Senator and Mrs Davis, Sen
ator and Mrs Stewart, Miss Gwynn.
Mr. Kavanaugh, the Earl of Westmeath,
Mr. Troubert, Miss Martha Hichborn, Miss
Passells, Mrs Micou, Miss Herbert, Mrs
Harmon, Mrs. Carlisle, Mrs. Storer, and
all of the postal delegates, as "Hellas many
other prominent people.
fote entertained anotable company of young
people at dinner last evening. The guests
weie: Mr. and Mrs. Charidla, the Italian
Ambassador, Mme. Fatenotrc, Mr. Gavan
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BARONESS VON THIELMANN.
THE MQBNlirG TIMES, SUNDAY.
I Bazar Giovi-fittiRf Patterns, t
W Any one of theao patterns mailed for f
f ONLY IQ QMHTg; f
m REGULAR VjXlC&Sjffio 36 CENTS
To secure prompt responses to
this advertisement we have appro
priated 500 copUJs or JiMODEb" by
May Man ton, and will mall a copy
to every lady who purchases one of
these patterns berore the appropria
tion is exhausted.
Money will beyetorned-should ap
propriation be exhausted when or
der is received.
Send at once and secure a copy or
this invaluable Fashion Publication
Mention Washington TiniCB, May
Bazar Glove-Fitting Pattern Co.,
138-132 White St., New xork.
32 to 44
WANTED in every town In the
United States where we are not now
represented nllvemerchantto handle
our patterns, iso imestmeut neces
sary. J Bazar GIove-Filting Pattern Gj., f
? 12S-1T2 Wh'ti Street, New York
Miss Sartoris, Count Michel. Col. White, Mr.
O'Beirne, Miss Boardman, Miss Rose Doug
lass Wallach, Miss Sherrlll, and Miss Will
iams. The decorations were of maidenhair
ferns and hydrangeas.
The British Ambassador will entertain
the delegates of the Postal Congress at a
lawn party on Thursday, May 20, at 4-30
o'clock. OnMonday.May 24,admnerwillbe
given by Sir Julian and Lady Pauncef ite
in honor of the Queen's birthday.
The marriage of Miss Lorena Langdon
Barber to Mr. Samuel Todd Dai is, jr., of
this city, will take place on June 22, at
Ardsley Towers, on the Hudson, thesummer
home of Mr. and Mrs. ,A. L. Barber.
The wedding will be in the afternoon
and tbe ten bridesmaids will wear gowns
of rainbow tints.
Tbe bridesmaids are to be. Miss Bertha
Langdon Barber, sister of the bride; Miss
MEMBERS OFTHE. BRITISH
e III fLill Utek
MAY 16, 1891.
"No exaggeration as to qualities or values are permitted in this ad-TertiBement."
1 That Superb
i Muslin underwear vd
A 3nr:fcVj8" ma! M
Choice of 3 Btlcs of Fine Muslin
Gowns, including the Empire and
high neck, trimmed with finest
embroideries, made up in the very
latest stjle, large sleeves, full
skirt. Bon Marchc's
Lot of Tine Cambric and Muslin
Drawers, Including the new Um
brella Drawers, embroidery and -
lace trimmed. Nice tucks and In
serting, yoke band. Bon
Marche's price 9o
There's hardly a dressmaker in
Washington but who knows thatour
prices for Linings on Monday aretho
lowest quoted in tbe city. You
should know it everbody who sews
at home should know it.
You can save from a third to a
half over the prices of the dry goods
stores. For instance:
The regular 4c. Best Dress-maken'Cnmbrto.Mon-
12 l-2o. Black and Fancy
Colored Percalines, 3G in.
wide. Monday c
12 l-2c. Black All-linen
Canvas. Monday c
15c. Double-faced Fast Black
Back Figured Silesias.
15c. Nubian Fast Black
Percallne Monday 3L20
Where else can you match these
prices for Notions?
10c. Covered Dress Stays, all
sizes and colors; dozen. ...so
5c. Silk Whalebone Casing,
all colors; yard ac
Cc. 8kirt Wire for Stiffening;
7c. Crown Hooks and Ejes;
card of 2 dozen 7.3c
10c. 30-yard rollofWhiteand
Black Tape. Monday.. ..sc
00-j ard Spool of Black Silk;
per dozen spools 2.SC
Very handsome and stylish
Jet, Silk and Mohair Boleros,
that were bought 10 eelf for
52.48 and $2 98 go
Monday at $1.98
Lot of lwiautiful Black and Iri
descent Bead Edges, worth
15c. and 19c. 3 ard, go
Monday at c
Ellen E Langdon, Miss Ruth Albright,
Miss Mary Dick, Miss Helen C Curtis, Miss
Bessie Warner, Miss Hewitt, Miss Marie
newitt, Miss Adelaide Carson, Miss Annie
Hooke The maid of honor will be Miss
Daisy I. Bails, sister of the groom, who
will wear a gown of white satin, lth
girdle and 6tock of rainbow tints.
Little Winifred Davis and Roland Barber
will bo dressed as pages. A special tiain
will carry tho guests from Washington to
Ardsley Towers, and return.
Rev. Dr. A. B. Barber, of Objrlm,
Ohio, grandfather of the bride, will of
ficiate, assisted by Rev. Dr. J. E. Ren
kin, who married the bride's parents
twenty-sis years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Davis
will make theh home atDobbs Ferry, n
Tbe Tuesday afternoons at Clifton, with
tbe Frpr.cn Ambassador and Mme Pate
notre as liost and hostess, are provlug
to be very delightful to their large circle
of friends. On last Tuesday tbey were
assisted In receiving tbeir guests by Miss
needs no Introduction to
most of you. It is one of the fa
mous"' big values of this store.
"We're constantly enlarging its
scope adding new styles and
blggcrvalucs everyyear. We're
bo the SUPREME UNDER
WEAR BARGAIN of this vicin
ity. It now Includes Gowns,
Drawers, Skirts, and Corset
Covers that arc well worth 79,
89 and 98c Bon Marche's
Finest Cambria CorBet Covers,
French back, handsomely trimmed
with embroidery, felled scams,
pearl buttons. Bon Marche's
Ladies' Fine Muslin Umbrella
Skirts, In two stjleb; one with cam
bric ruffle and tucks ond embroidery,
and one trimmed with lace.
Bon Marche's price 59c
! Laces Cut
Lot of beautiful Oriental Laces,
in butter and white; were
10c. Monday sc
Fine Valenciennes Laces; reg
ular price 30c. per doz.
jds Monday per doz yds 22c
Embroideries, 5c yd.
Lot of Fine Cambric and Swiss
Embroideries that were 7
and 8c. Choice Mon
day per yard sc
White Goods Cut
A little lot of tbe 15c Cross
barred Muslin. Monday.. sc
25a quality Fine Egyptian
Dimities. Monday.. .--x c
Tou are pajing 50c. elsewhere
for these Summer Corsets, in
extra longandmedlum waist,
double Hide and front steels.
Coutil Stripped. Eon Mar
che's price for Mon
day only 2c
Odd sizes in 7Cc. and $1 qual
ities Fine Corsets, in extra
long, medium and short waist,
high bust; beautifully silk
flosf-cd and embroidery edge;
double side and front steels, in
white, drab and black. Will
day at 540
Chocolates, 1 1c-
500 pounds of fresh, delicious
25c Cream Chocolates, in
all flavors. Special
Monday only He lb.
(Only 2 lbs. to a customer.)
316 7th St.
Kate Brice and Miss Boardman, wbo pn
slded at the tea table.
Miss Davis, the well-known rnagaJne
writer, of New York, Is the guest of Mrs.
Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Tbe Card Club held its last meeting or
the season on Friday evening at the resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs De Witt Arnold
Those participating in the game w.'r
Mr. and Mrs. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Thomp
son, Capt. and Mrs Carson, Miss Kaufman.
Miss Carson, Miss Beveredge, Miss Will
iams, Mr. Adams, Dr. Deale and Dr Mc
Donald. The regular meeting of the Continental
Chapter, Daughters or the American Revo
lution, will be held tomorrow evening. May
17, at the Elsmere, at 8 o'clock Prof
Gordon will be the essayist for the even
ing, and a musical program will be ren
dered. Continued on Ninth Page.
i Sale Prices
are without precedent.
P Never before have such
t prices and such qualities
E gone together. Such a
buying chance Is farfrom
e likely to occur again.
Don't delay your visit.
t 5c Challls, figured and polka
t dot 2jo
fe 6 l-2c Lawns, figured and
stripes 4V c
fc 12 l-2c Lawns and sheer Wasb-
& 6tuff, in dark and light 7fc
12 l-2c Dimity, beautiful pat-
E terns Ttfc
t 15o Organdy, with lace Etripe,
-very rich patterns Oc a
t 10c India Linen 8o
E c yard wide India Linen 5c
fc 10c plain black Lawn 6o
g: 12 1-2c plain black Satteen....8c
C 12 l-2c Duck, in all colors.. ..7c
E 12 l-2c Lonsdale Cambric Oc
t 25c plain black Brilllantine 10c
g 29c plain black Brilllantine.. 23c
t 37c plain black Brilllantine.... 20c
49o Dress Goods 20o
C 2Cc Cashmere IOKc
75c Silks, all kinds 44o
t 49c Silks, all kinds 23c
Z 5c Dressmakers Cambric 3c
5c yard-wide Cotton 3Jo
6c Toweling Crash 3c
Z 35c Table Linen 23c
C 25c Red Table Damask 13o
t !5c full-size Pillow Cases .. 7c
Z 49c full-size Sheets 37c
75c full-size Spreads 30o
C $1.49 Ladles' Dress Skirls 95c
Z $2.25LadlesDressSkirts $1.40
S 87c Ladles Wrappers 50c
Z 69c Summer Corsets 80o
E 15c Corset Covers ...He
E 35c Corset Covers 23c
: 35c Chemises and Drawers. ...23c
Z 48c Nightgowns .,33c
: 19c Silk Mitts .'.lfio '
E 13c Black and Fancy Belts 5c
: 25c Leather Belts 15c
: 49c Silk Belts, extra fine 23o
: 15c Ladies' Collars Oc
H 25cLadies"Neckwear 15c
: 25c Balbriggan Hose, 2 pairs
: for 25C
: 13c Seamless Hose Oc
: 35c Infants Caps 23o
: $1.49 Infants Cashnfere Coats.. 93c
: 10c Ladles Ribbed Vests 3tfc
: 13c Ladies" Ribbed Vests Oo
: 25c Men's Under wear 17C
: 49c Unlaundercd Shirts 30o
: 75c Umbrellas 40o
: 5c Children's Bdkfs , 4 for Be
G mill nnunniimiiiMmmuumM,!
44k8 SxS"S t&$4 S$$Jt! &5k
if you want it.
iiou.ua, jLiaLLiuiiu&, jew
elry, Silverwear at low cash, J
prices on the easiest of easy
terms a iitue down a little 4,
f each week
on credit at
Men's 14-karnt Gold-filled Watoh, X
20-year guaranteed case, with X
a genuine Waltharn movement. x
I'HVible S5 loivn, SI Weekly. S
f Quadrupled Silver-plated Tea Set
X of 5 pieces, with 1-2 dozen each or
x Rogers' best Knives, Forks,
Table and Teaspoons.
4 nl' $42.50
& r3.bl $.10 loin, SI Weekly X
Finer set, beautifully decorated,
E 550; payable $12.50 cash and $1 4
J per week.
X Grant! opportunity Tor ladles to re. T
X p'enlsH their butTts. J
S 13 Pa. Ave. X
o' Ladies' Tailor and Dressmaker.
Consult him before giving your S
Jj orders elsewhere. Evening and S
$ prices for the summer season. N
Any size, $1.10.
Imitation "Walnut, 60c
3-ply Garden Hose, 5c foot.
Wire-wrapped Hose, 10c foot,
Revolving- Lawn Sprinklers, 262.
436 9th St. Bet. D and E Sts,
Is now located at
923 F Street.
Sohmer Piano Agency.
PAINTER OF MINIATURES,
Removed to 932 F Street,
Instructions to a limited eiasa retry morning.
"The First Battle""
For Sale at the
Times Counting Room.
Price . . $1,90.
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