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THE MOENIKG TIMES, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 3 89T.
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The Busy Corner,
8th and Market Space.
MAYER & PETTIT.
WE WILL WIND UP OUR
In the matter of furniture
Our capacious stores offer a selection wide enough to
embrace all tastes. They are full to overflowing- with the
newest and choicest designs- Our prices, as usual, lower
than any others, although we give credit with pleasure.
AT MIDSUMMER CLEARANCE SALE Q
Our new fall stock is arriving at the rate of several carloads a day, and we must at
once wind ud this b g Clearance S ale and get our new goods ready for our sample floors.
RSMtCVLBSR, this is an opportunity rarely offered to procure medium and fine
grade goods at the lowest prices ever offered in this city. Call and be convinced.
Brass trimmed, all sizes.
Solid Oak Sideboards,
With mirror, extra value.
"Would be cheap at
Don't think just because we quote you the prices on the medium grades that
grades at correspondingly low prices, because we have.
WE ARE OFFERING YOU BIG TRADES. COME AND SEE IF
CominlMoner Black will return to bis
Six .hundred lnn-hels of oysters arrived
&t the river front last week.
rotmdnuit&ci- Einstein impounded 1S
dogs an! ailed 16:! last week.
The transfer shed at the corner of Ninth
and F streets lb being enlarged.
The water department lias been request
ed to repair the hydrant near Eleventh
and K streets southeast.
Mrs. Ida M. Johnson, wife of George H.
JotUMoii. h former Wabhingtonlan, died at
Heawice, N-b., on the 20th Inst.
TWe Improvements on Keller Memorial
ISharoh. oier Nin ta aud Maryland avenue,
ar rapidly Hearing completion.
Jin tifHaAt pavement has teen" laid on
the north rfde of Massachusetts avenue,
between Fourth aud Fiftli streets.
It; work or improving the north fcide
or "M atreet. between Thiroy-flr.t and Thirty-second
streets, hah been commenced.
The Federal Labor Union, a mixed
organization or skilled tradesmen, will
meet tonight ut No. G2S Louisiana avenue.
The District -water htop-box near New
Jersey aveou; and It street projects above
tfce sidewalk, and ib complained of as dan
gerous. Roger Mills, the conductor of the Glen
I5cho Railroad who was, injured by railing
from hi car Sunday evening, is reported
as somewhat better.
The slipping of the cable from the wheels
on which it runs, near the Peace Monument,
cauhod travel to be suspended about an
liour yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Arthur Keep, of this city, will ad
dress a labor mass meeting at Ocean
Grove on Sunday, September 5. and an
other ct Richmond on Labor Day.
S.'S. Paish, when arraigned in th; police
Court yKterdayi charged with assaulting
Miss Fstrile B. Sherwood, his former tj'pe
writer, asked and will be given trial by
Mr.. Samuel A- Builcy, who lives it No.
13JS South Capitol street was taken bud
denly ill yesterday morning and was re
moved to t fcfc Emergency Hospital for treat
ment. Eighty-three thousand watermelons ar
rived at the Washington fruit wharf laat
week. Other receipts reported by In
spector Harris were 13,082 boxes of fish
and 67,300 crabs
The pumps at Eleventh and F streets
northwest,' Florida avenue and Eighth
btreet northwest, aud Pennsylvania avenue
and Third street southeast were yesterday
reported out of repair.
Music IUaud, a deckhand on the steamer
Arrowaniltb, had a pistol, which he was
displaying in such a demonstrative manner
at one of the wharves that he was ar
rested and sent to prison for three mo nil us.
'Wnilittn Newman, colored, who is em
ployed as a coachman for Judge Bently,
at2to. 1116 Ninth street northwest, was
yesterday arrested by Detective Boyd on
a charge of practicing medicine without
Poter Johnson, the colored man who was
arrested aud charged with stealing a lot
of weariuK apparel from David Upparman
at "William J. Zeh's coal yard, was yes
terday hcl'l in S300 for the action of
the grand jury.
George Earlc was yesterday appointed
trunsltinan in the orflcv of the District
surveyor, at $2.25 a day, Tice Thomas
MoFadden. to take effect October 1. and
Edward Talcott, chainman, at $2.25 a
day, -rice Richard J. Saffeli.
George Robinson, colored, arrested by
Bergt. McNeely, early Sunday mornlnc,
charged with stealing a quantity of bric-a-brac
from lioubeNo.1400 Massachusetts
avenue, owned "by Mrs. Cole, was yester
day held for the grand jury under $1,000
f REDUCED RATES.
BAST RIDGE 50 CENTS Trains 9:15
JL. m. and 4:30 n. m.
ROCKV1LT.E SI Account of Montgom
ery county fair, September 1, 2 and 3, In
cluding adnilsRl-.n coupon. Special train
1 12:1 5 fl. ni.duHv,
LURAY AKD flETORK $3 50 Ihdud
lng a 1 mission to caverns, by special train
B-30 n- m.. eopt?m!er 9.
ATLANTIC CITY AND RETURN $5-10
. in.and 12 noon trains, Trldtiy and Satur
day next, valki for retra uatUTuomlay.
NIAGARA FALLS ANU RBTUHN $10
BALTIMORE AND RBTUttN Sl-Swa-fl&y,
Bcptmlxt r. JK a. tmM jewig
return, lea viae Cfrdis baW
more, 7 p to. ml-U
pieces, good cover.
Solid Oak Wardrobes,
Double doors, big trade.
"With bevel French plate.
BUILDING li IE DISTRICT
Inspector Brady's Annual Report
Before ibe Commissioners.
OPERATIONS DURING THE YEAR
Expenditures on SchooUiouses, En
gine Houses mid Other Public
Structures The Stevens and YVa.
luch School Contracts Increase
of the Office Force.
The Inspector of buildings. Mr. John B.
Brady. submitted to theCommlssIoners yes
terday his annual report. It is for the past
fiscal year, and contains estimates and
recommendations for the next.
It shows that 3,852 permits, represent
ing a value of $-1,102,598.75, were Issued.
The valuation of laillding operations above
shown, in comparison with those of 1896,
1,793,991.110, shows a decrease of $691,
393.84. The number of permits granted as
shown above vas 3421pss than in 1S96.
The distribution of builaings by sections
county, $-Vl ,819; southwest, $50,232; north
cast, $36,636; southeast, $34,567; total,
I1h. office receipts for 1897 were $5,
5S0.77, agalnrti $6,871.08 during 1896.
It is recommended that four more as
sistant inspectors be provided, each at
an annual talary or $1,200, and that tlje
salaries or the present inspectors be In
creased to $1,200; also that an additional
clerk at $1,200 be provided.
The expenditures made In the erection
cf District buildings is shown as follows:
Congress lleiglitsSchool -Originalappropri-ation,$9,000;amountexpended,$S,78o!24;
Langdon School -Appropriation, $8, 000;ex
pended, $7,964. Conduit Road School - Ap
propriation, $8,000; expended, $7,942.18.
Central Heating Station -Appropriation,
$4,000; expended, $75.31, Garfield Hospital-Appropriation,
$7,500; repairs to
school bui'dings and grounds -A pprbpri
ntion. $32,000; deficiency appropriation,
$4,543.24; amount expended, $32,230.30;
Remodeling Wallach School appropriation,
$22,000; additional appropriation. $2,000;
expended thus far, $21,824.72. Repairs to
station houses appropriation , $2,000; ex
pended, $1,997.77. Repairs to market
houses appropriation, $1,500; expended,
$1,280.70. Repairs to engine houses
appropriation, $3500; deficiency appropri
ation, $219.96; expended, $3,501.47. Re
pairs to market houses (contingent- ex
penses), $502.62; Remodeling old No. 2
engine house, $2,383.22; completirig new
No. 2 engine- house, $1,820.56; chemical
engine house, No. 2. $13,455.63; No. 12 en
gine house, $18,131.87; repairs to police
court,.;672.28; to complete and equip small
pox hospital, $3,464.76.
The contract- to reconstruct the Stevens
School for the sum of $26,250, by rdason
of th slow progress of the work and
the many claims filed against the con
tractor, the Commissioners were, obliged
to suspend h'm and order the inspector of
buildings to complete the work? as ths
work contracted for lert off the finishing
or four rooms, a second appropriation of
$6,000 va secured, making theijtotal ap
Inspector Prady also recommends that
the Potomac School building should be
replaced by n modern eight-room build
ing, because it is unfit for the purpose to
which it Is devoted; also that Hillsdale and
Lovojoy school buildings should be re
placed jvlth modern eight-room buildings
The control of the repairs to school build
ings was transferred to the chairman of the
committee on buildings and grounds, Mr.
George II. Harries, by the Commissioners.
For engine and truck liou(es No. 17,
and to keep them in a habitable condi
tion; Vt neutralize wear and tear, which
necessarily, by reason of thc( nature of
their Occupancy, Is excessive, fclie sum ap
proprla'.cd, namely, $3,500, has been found
by experience Inadequate, and it is rec
ommended that It be increased to $5,000.
and attached to each are stables, yet the
appropriations for annual repair has been
YTlute Knameled and Brass Trimmed
Bcif fei $2 39. Woven wire spring to
fit. 2 Hair-top Mattresses. $3. Sold
xtlte far $79. Would ordinarily cost
SSatt-re Moses. F and lltfcets. u
Buildings County,$l,-i77,933;northwest,' Ml?.c.""-1 ilH mJ experience has given me
$1,108,013; northeast, $357,600; southeast, ueen rendered SVi.lMS TV1 ha8
$319,280; southwest, $62,100; total, $3, tlon" oTS&? at the micM fengt
324.930. Renairs Northwest. $r,18.SlB: I for which the laborer or mocminlrnr ,,.'
Good back, wood seat.
Solid oak, cane scat.
4-rt. wide, 2 banks of drawers,
big value, only 12 left.
Full size, 40 pounds.
? Corner 7th and I Sts.
only $2,000, a sum said to be inadequate,
to Keep them in a proper condition. Many
of them need painting, bath on the exterior
and interior, the sanita-y condition of borne
should b, improved, and tj neutralize the
wear and tear.itis recommended that the
sum of $t,)00 be appropriated.
The estimates for the year ending June
30, 1&9J), are for expenses of inspectors'
office, $16,855; care of District office
buildings, $5,617, and for buiiuiug repairs,
In conclusion, the inspector says:
The current appropriations ror the sev
eral oumiuiKs me not suuuiem to comply
wiki me uemaiius mat are maue to place
tnem in proper condition, liacn year tne
iiuhioci oi buiitllngb are lucreaseu, out n.e
umuunt estimated ror tneir proper tare nab
not been allowed.
The wear auu tear that our buildings
aresuUjtcil jmsvi.aLouc...u.mi.. ... ,-v
attention to neutralize, anu wneu iepj.uo
are delayed lor want or monev the cost
becomes greater. Therefore, 1 "nope tnat
estimates submitted will receive yuur in
dorsement for ravorable consideration.
During the present year the building de
partment has oeeu subjected to luuciiirlc
Uon anu trouble, intiie construction oi tne
two school buildings, named a hove, by rea
son or mo luuunity oi cue coi.uacuns to
prosecuie tne wonc in the manner pre
scribed in the contracts, by reason or
Claims filed ajrahist them uv inntvi-i.-n-
men, subcontractors anu nicciianics, mat
uuiuiuioaiuuers were rorceci to tne
uccesaity or suspending them, and direct-
'" " iiispecior ot uuiiuinss to complete
To avoid the repetition of such actions
in the ruture, 1 recommend: Firbt, that
tne rorrn of bond be so amended as to im
pose upon the bondsmen the responsibility
or all obligations assumed by the contrac
tor to every person connected with the build
iuc, namely, material men, mechanics and
feecoud. As my exnerfeiice iins
nfnnpncnfinl T raw.
pmmenu that Congress be asked forlegis
tlii to a,ut,,lorlzP the erection or District
VS'iVf UJ day la,bor' or h' "'"tract, at
wmiiTiiSV of the Commissioners.
,vJ; H"e buildings under this system would
"?,? noneJ J'!6 lller construction
would be of such a character as to create
and inEri'ty!" confIdence their secuMty
Mr. Polr-Iiizter's Condition Critical.
Mr. David V. Colclazier, the old gentle
man who Was seriously injured on Sunday
morning by being run over by a milk
wagon, Is still in a-very critical condition.
There has, however, been no change during
the last twelve hours which would cuuse
any fears that the accident will result
Zero Weather In Klondyko
Will not affect you if you buy coal now.
Inter fuel at summer prices. S. S. Daish
& Son, 703 Twelfth t. tv and 208 Fla
ave. ne. Telephones 3" 8d 338.
Labor Day at Atlautic City. $2 round
trip via Pennsylvania Railroad. Special
trains leave Washington September 4, 10
p. m.; September 5 6 a. m. it
wiiuuuuii lavu noi neen r
j Julius lansburgh's Furniture and Carpet
NCE MORE TO THE
rruutfS. We are receiving; daily car loads of New Furniture, New Uarpets, iew lace urtamt., xxew routes,
New Upholstery Goods, etc. Every dollar's worth of goods in our seven-story building; NEW, bought before the
advance in prices from the best manufacturers in the United States. ' They are being; placed upon our floors at
prices never before quoted by us orny other house in the city. Even at these low prices CREDIT is given to responsible
parties at CASH PRICES. "We name a few items to show what we will do for the next FOUR DAYS
TODAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
Profit not considered in this great Four-Day Introductory Sale.
6 C-plece Overstuffed Parlor Suites
well made best steel springs-upholstered
in silk damask heavy 7-Inch
fringe. Worth $63
OURFOUR DAYS' PRICE, $39,85
15 Solid Oak Chamber Suites-well
made finely pdlished-30x24 bevel
French plate mirror In dresser. "Worth
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE, $15.35
We promise you the greatest four days' selling- of FURNITURE, CARPETS, LACE CURTAINS, PORTIERES,
&c, of the season. COME TODAY don't wait until tomorrow it may be too late.
Cah or credit. LANSBURGH'S FURNITURE AND CARPET CO., 1226 F SI
40 per cent discount. ' Buy now
for next year, for you wllluevcr get
I another chance like this.'
1 1 Plenty of styles at close-out price?,
which start at
Decorated Toilet Sets
Bargain stores advertise them
at cost for $1.08. Our price,
we haven't -the fine
MONTGOMERY FAIR OPENED
Great Throng of People Visit the
Au UnnsunMy Large nuiber of
Exhibits Trotting lluces and
liubctmll in the Afternoon.
Rockville, Md , Aug. -31. The forty
fourth annual exhibition of the Agricul
tural Society of Montgomery county open
ed at the ralr e,rolindb here this morning
under favorable and encouraging auspices
Alter the rainfall of'Tast night the county
roiids were in excellent condition and'thrf
weather all that .could be wiEhed for
As a result all the,roads throughout the
county were alive at an early hour this
morning with a moving throng of people
whose objective point was the Rockville
In point of number and quality of the
exhibits, the fair farsurpasses all previous
exhibitions given under the auspices of
th society. Nearly all U12 available space
Is already occupied, and by tomorrow
room Tor exhibits will be exceedingly
scarce, If it can be obtained at all.
The visitors spent the- greater part of
the day seeing the "sights ot the fair,"
the male portion giving nearly their whole
time and attention, to examining the stock,
machinery, and field tjroducts, while the
ladies whiled away their time admiring
the many beautirul and userul things
to be found in the main building.
In the afternoon the greater part of the
visitors adjourned to the race track to
witness trottins: races by county raised
colts Six youngsters went to the string
and the pace was fast from the drop ot
the fiug to the pole-
The race was won by "Sleepy Son,"
owned by Mr. Joseph Nicholson, of
BrookevUlp, in three straight heats, with
Matapan, ovvuied by-J. Waters of Rockville,
.The also ran were Gilbert Red, Kinster,
Oxhambri and Grant. i
Time, 2:43; 2:31; 2:43.
Artcrtherace.thetRockville Baseball Club
defeated the All-Washington team by a
score or 8 to 5.
The fair will continue every day until
Friday, when it will close. The feature
or tomorrow will be the grand cavalcade
on the race course at l0a. m.
Leave Washing ton. Ma Pennsylvania Rail
road, 10 p. m., September 4; 6 a. m., Sep
tember 5, ror Atlautic City. $2 round
FRONT and ready to furnish
25 Couches in six colors-upholstered
In heavy Corduroy heavy fringe. Not
to be seen elsewhere 'for less than
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE, $T.85
20 Solid Oak Sideboards large
shaped French- plate bevel mirror.
Usual price, $27.50
OURFOURDAYS'TRICE, SIT .85
100 oak and mahogany finish Clothes
Foles--5 feet a hlgh-G pins the $1
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE. ...53 cts.
Beautiful "White Enameled and
Brass Bed S2.98
nandsome Tapestry-covcred Dcd Couch,
worth $8. Only S4.4R
Large Folding- Chair,
Iirge Oak SIdelxjard, beautifully carved; worth $28.
Heavy Jointless Matting
Fine Tapestry Tortieres, full length
Good Quality Ingrain Carpet....
Large 5-piece Tapestry Parlor Suites
Excellent Oak Bedroom Suites..
We will arrange our terms to suit you.
415-417 SZErVZEIDTTIH: ST.
T. M. C. A.'S NEW BUILDING.
Inspection Committee Returns From
Its Visit to Other Cities.
Secretary Multer, ot the X. M. C. A.,
and Architect Hill, who had gone to Phila
delphia, Brooklyn and New York for the
purpose of inspecting, the Y. M. C. A.
buildings of those cities with a view to
incorporating their best features Into the
new building here, have returned.
Secretary Multer Is greatly pleased with
what he saw, especially with the new
Wpkh Plde branch Y. M.. C. A. in New
York, which was erected last soring.
Sevf-ral or the features of this building
could be used in the new building here,
as th site upon which it was built, like
the one here, was very narrow. The
swimin'ng pool of the West Side branch
was especially liked It is 4.0x18 Teec
in size and 's built In the basement, where
lockers and dressing rooms are also lo
cated. This -will probably be the plan
adopted for the building contemplated
Besides the West branch, in New York,
the unrlem branch and the Central were
your homes with anything- you
150 Solid Oak TabIes-2-lx 24 top;
lower shelf -well finished eemal to
any $2 table
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE.... 9 S cts.
50 large High-back Wood Rockers
saddle seat -highly polished- equal to
any $2.50 rocker sold
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE.. $1.19
25 pairs Tapestry Portieres full
length and width -heavy fringed ends
all colors never sold for less than
FOUR DAYS' PRICE.. $1.95
Oak and Maliojrany Fia
Solid Oak 5-leg Extension Ta
Roman Chair upholstered in
isited In Philadelphia the German
town branch, the Central and the Railroad
branch were visited. In Cleveland, which
was also included in the tour, there are
a Central and two branch Y. M. C. A.'s.
In New York there arc eighteen branches,
In Chicago fifteen and in Philadelphia
Hobberies Reported to the Police.
Robberies were reported to the police
yesterday as follows: The Columbus Sand
Dredging Company, No. 930 F street
northwest, lost a roll of rope. Jacob Har-rk-on,
No. '147 Harrison street Anacostia,
reports stolen a pocketbook: containing $29.
Elihu E. Jackson & Co., Thirteenth street
and Ohio avenue, lost a set ot buggy
harness. Frank Zener, No. 925 V street
northwest, reports stolen $6.50. Charles
D. Schunck, No. 401 Eleventh street north
west, lost a bay horse and buggy. Mrs.
Anna E. Adams, No. 1009 1-2 Four-and-a-half
street southwest, lost a pocketbook
$2 round-trip, Pennsylvania Railroad,
"Washington, to Atlantic City. Special
trains via Delaware Bridge in both direc
Co., 122s f st.
may need on CREDIT at CASH
100 pairs Nottingham Lace Curtains,
S 1-2 yds.long, 60 Inches wide, brussels
effects. Good value at $5-
OUR FOUR DAYS' PRICE. .$s.65
75 8--1 Chennillc Table Covers.
Would be cheap at $3 -OUR
FOUR DAYS PRICE.. $1.85
CO 6--1 Japanese Table Covers, rich
colorings. Equal to any $2.50 Table
cover sold -OUR
FOUR DAYS' I'RI0E..$1.35
N. W. cwhorCrit.
WE HAVE ..
Started to be a little serious. Our summer 4
stock is such a wreck, and our new fallff
goods piled so high, waiting their chances
for a display, that we have concluded to
give several departments a good, sendg
ort and offer some advance styles hi
Millinery, Purs and Dress Goods. 4-
A Special Sale of . -
FINE FURS. - ,
A nice Ume tooffer Furs, be tit's the treitf
time to boy them. -We made the deal for'
these goods in July, and bought about 700 v
garments at onr own price, because tha
manufacturer needed the money. Hereisw
chance to save more than hair of what
they will cost you a month later. .
$0.00 rull sweep Astrakan col
$7.00 rull sweep X Electric Seal
$8.00 full sweep Krirnmer Col
$12.50 full sweep XXX Astrakan
$20.00 full sweep Russian Marten,
with taila SS.SO
$27.50 full sweep Combination Seal
and Perlan Lamb $12.90
These are only a few sample prices?
and styles, anil give yon an Idea how
awftilly cheap we are selling fine goods.
You can select your kind, pay a deposIO'
and call for them later on.
S Jan, Sons & Co,
8th and Market Space.
7th st. entrance. Family Shoe Score.
I A Hot Fire
In One Second.
to burn up to do your cooking ir you
S nave a uas stove Just by turning
B on a screw you have a red hot fire
ready for the quickest kind of
cooking. Nodirt very little wort
W and an inexpensive way or preparing
9 the meals. "We'll tell you more
about Uas Stoves If you come to
tnestore. Acomnletestock atsraall
S prices $a and up.
I Gas Appliance Exchange,
S 1424 New York Ave.
For your choice ot our $12.
$15. and $18 summer salts.
This is the last and deepest
cut of the season. See tha
Btylcs In our windows.
M. DVREMTH & CO.
U23 la. Ave. N. W.
I Keep abreast
I of the times.
Sbubitltate electric light
ror those old-rasnioned gas
lights, in your store, care or
a restaurant, and see howmucn
it will improve your even
's ing business. .Let us supply
W the current.
SU. S. Eleotrlo Lighting Co.,
213 14th st. 'Phone 77.
WASHINGTON" LAW AND CLAIMS COMPANY
Rooms 5 & 7, 472 La.ave.nw.
This company will purchase Real Estate,
the title to which Is defective or in dis
pute, or will clear up said titles ror tha
owners. Will pay back taxes at a discount.
Will furnish bouds In criminal and dvll
case3. Will act as receiver, assignee,
guardian, or trustee. Will prosecute claims
of all kinds and will BUY AND SELL. such
as are assignable.
Street and Steam Railroad Accident
Cases a Specialty. No charge for Consul
tation. Ffuanclnl Assistance Furnished to
Litigants on Reasonable Terms.
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