THE TIMES, WASHiygTOfrT, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1S97,
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For this month only.
FOR THIS MONTH OMl'
Elletal plate, ha vlng all the ad
vantaged of sold, much lighter,
non-irritating to the moutn.aml
douturc that money will buy.
Clearing out -the entire stock of
To settle the estate of II. Elng, Jr.
S12-81-1 Seventh street.
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JJLSTIIIBTJTIOX OF PRIZES.
Results uf Si. Josepli'rt Union's Lawn
-At a meeting of St. Joeph's Union held
In the parlors of St. Ann's Infant Asylum,
lHt evening, the combination prizes, given
at lite lawn party, held at St. Aloyelu"
Obwrctt grounds r few months ago, were
awarded V the holders of the luefcy tickets.
The prises "were as follows-
Fiwl prize, handsome suit, ticket No.
3.704. Mrs. C. Greer, 1401 Twenty-ninth
street northwest; second prize, Coral jew
el, Uoket No. 2,058, Marguerite Daly,
tiS Myrtle stieet northeast; third prize,
geW pei.hoWer, ticket No- 4,291, William
If. Ycsger Gf6 Fourth street northeast;
rouou .ne. silver iaper set, John Crog
Jimm. 717 Fourth street northwest; fifth
prise, hamikt-rchlef case, C. Scanlon, Gotf
MasHClttKctt avenue- northat; sixth
prlee, f5 gold piece, ticket No. 5,491,
Wex. K. Gleams. 714 First street northeast;
sewrth pnre, $5 gokl piece, ticket No.
S&GK, j. . Iluppert, 701 Fouith street,
eighth pri?e, lamp and shade, ticket No.
l.flOG. Mrs. J. L. O'Brien, Tenleytown,
3. C." ninth prize, chair, ticket No. 1,060,
IMwy Ljffertv, Atlantic City, X. J.;
teMth p-ize, statue, Ucket N"o. 6,126,
William McGrath, 140 I Mre-t northern;
elf-veatk iwize, lady's rnackiuto&h. ticket
2u. 7.21, J. McCarthy, city; twelfth
prize- jewel case, ticket No. 59, E. P
Kellej, Maryland avenue and G etreets
ticki-t TCo. 5.050, 1). Mullaney, FouriK!nth
Hffrt ind Pennsylvania .avenue; four-t-enth
prize, gold and rflver urn. ticket
K. 4 to, Collins h. Costello, uudertak
trn; fiP.wnui iirize, ring, ticket No. 3,9S.
P. inytu. 123 U rtxeet fwutliweit; six-
-.tefiitk prise, pearl rosary, ticket No. S3G,'
Miws M. A- Morris., 32a C street wmth-
east; MveH teonth prize,, prayer-book,
ticket No. 4.0G0, Helen Keith, Firtt and
reels nortlnveAt: eighteenth prize, em-'bnoidc-y.
ticket No. G.132; P. J Keleber,
023 L in-er norUinat-t; nineteenth prize--walnut
lwl, Ucket No. 4.32U, J. E
Ran nan. city; twentieth prize, prayer
ln;adf, tlctt No. 1,371, Mr. Helhnaa,
Eeounl and 1 etreets southwest.
A few weeks ajro the editor was taken
R'ith a vciy severe cold that caused him
to be in a most nilserablecondltion. Itivas
undoubtedly a had case of la grippe, and.
recognizing It as dangerous, he took im
mediate steps to nrin.; about aspeedy cure.
Prom the ad.-enJscment or Chamberiain'a
Cough Remedy and themany good recom
mendations Included therein, We concluded
to make a first trial of the medicine. To
ray that It i as satisfactory in its results,
lb putting it very mildly, indeed. It act
ed like magic, and the result was .-i
speedy nd permanent cure We have no
hesitancy in recommending this excellent
Cough Rmudy to anyone afflicted with a
cough or cold in any form. -The Banner
or Liberty, LibcrtytoWn, Md. The 25
and 50-cciit sizes forsalc by Henry Evans.
"Wholesale and Retail Druggist, 938 F
street, juid Connecticut avenue and S
etrcct northwest, and 142S Maryland ave
AM, "DENTAL PARLORS
MANY BRIDES H OflE DAY
CJiawning Wedding oi" 3h-. H. A. Col
umn and jIissEdna3l. Hcrdicr.
Miss Mnrinn I.ee Mnrunn niul 31r,
"Wilfred Seyraotir ilcTnd Mar
ried at St. Put rleli'.-s.
Altftou.'li yeilenlay was not an ideal dny
fo woddlngft, a jiutnber of pretty nuptial
cT?nls look p!ace. Tlic first to be flol
emnized wus that of Miss Edna Mary
Herchcr. lUe only tiaugliler of Dr. aud Mra
Ferdinand Hcrcher, and Mr. Harry Atwood
Column, a memlKTot the local stuff of Mhj
& &Kciated Press. The ceremony occurred
at f:30 o'clock, at the family residence.
No. 3G39 Tenth street, which was abloom
;-"ith piuk itnd white comuos against a
aei:gro,!Ut of palnib. Aunoiuioed by thj
wedding ii.rt-li from Lohengrin, played by
MlNsCom McLean, the bride and groom de
scenfltd the rtturway and look their poul
ujniutheeiiitowereu buy window, when the
seremft:y was performed by Rev. Dr.
Church. Thevoungbride wa--radiunt
in wmte taffeta, ihe high lodici" garlanded
with bride bud, and Tinn-hcd with &oft
ouclie of chiffon. She carntsl a loo.v
ci'ist-r of brine roel and wore a single
bud in her linir. Later in the morning Mr
and Mr;. Cnliuau left for their wedding
trip, to be-stbuent several weeks, the bride
wearing &. tailor-made suit of London blue.
Upon their return they will reside aL No
0n Q ttreet nortliwest.
Detpite the inclement weather- Trinity
P. E Chuivh was filled at noon yesterday
with the relatives and friends of MlbS
Saiah nuabeth Davhlson and Mr. Theo
dore Oliver Ebaugh to witness their mar
riage, the ceremony being performed by
Rev. Dr Williams, pastor of the cl.urch.
As the organist changed hi theme from
Sliubert'i "SerenaUe," which he had been
playing together with other beautiful se
lections during the seating of the guej-tis,
to the wedding attains from "Lohengrin"
the bridal train entered the church. The
-ushers were Mr. James E. Bell, Mr. F. A.
Kendall. Mr. II. S. Merrill and Mi. 3.
L KumeryxlKi. The best man was Dr
George .N. French The bride, wearing a
fctUsh traveling tloth or invisible green
and carryiugadusterof whitcehrysanthf
ii'ums, passed up tlicniile wlthhei bnth
cr, Mr. I. N. Davidson, and was Joined at
the c h.incel l v the gtoom. The decoratious
of the altar were of gieen and white, the
color gchen.e being carried out in palms
and royal clirv&iithenmiiis. Tlie bride i
tlc daughter or Mro. M. J. Davidson, of
Xo. 305 M street, and the groom is u
well-known resident of Washington, and
the sctuor warden ol Trinity P. K Church.
Ppen their return from their wedding
journey, which wilt Im. In a northerly di
rection, Mr. and Mrs Ebaugh will leside
at No. 11 fi C street southeast.
Airother noon wedding was that of Miss
Bessie Van Ucnisbelaer Kern aud Mr. Wil
liam J. O'Briaii, jr , of lialtlmore, whlcn
v.as solemnized at the residence -if Mrs
Kern, tl o bride's mother, No. 1718 Cor
coran street. Rev. Dr. Stafford, of St
Patrick's, officiating. The cuieiuuny was
followed by a wedding breakfast to rela
UCft and intimate friends. Mr. and Mrs.
O'Brlan left during the afternoon for a
honeymoon tnp which will conclude ot
New i'ork, wh-re they will live and where
they will be at home to their friends at
No. 420 East Twenty-seventh street alter
St Pntr-ckV Church, magnificently II
laminated with roe Iectiic lights and
massed with palms, was the scene yester
day afternoon of cue of the most beautiful
weddlugn of the 'month. The bride Wft
Mlia Marian Lee Morgan and the groom
Mr "Winfred Seymour McLeod, the former
being the granddaughter of the late Major
Thomas P Morgan, of tins city, and the
laiter a representative of one or the eldest
and moht prominent residential families
of Georgetown As the large assemblage
was being seated, Prof Mayo rendered
M?7cral appropriate selections his theme
changing to the march from "Lohengrin"
as the bridal train entered the church. The
ushers were Mere. Harry and Johnson
Morgan, brothers of the bride; Mr Rob-it
Carlisle aud Mr. Howard Burr. The bride
was amended by her sister, Miss Edith
Morgan, and he best man Tvas Mr. Trank P.
Martin. The cfciemony ivah solemnized l$
Re. Father Gluyd, pastor of St. Patrick's,
Rev. Father McGee, who was to have
officiated, haAing been called from the
city and unaioidedly detained. The bride
was stylishly attired in dark blue cloth
with a crush collar and est of -white atin
She wore a picturesque hat of black velvet
and plumes and carried a sheaf of white
chrysanthemums. Miss Morgan's giwn
was of Pompclian red cloth, relieved at
the throat -with pale blue satin ribbon.
Mr. and Mrs. McLeod left arter the cer
emony for a wedding trip North, and
upon their Teturn to the city they "will re
side at 140G Hopkins place.
The marriage of Mr. George ChMstinncy
and Mrs. Jessie Barton Rollins occurred
yesterday at noon at the residence or
the bride's uncle, at Glendaie, Washing
ton, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Christiancy
have taken apurtmenLi at the Victoria,
where Mrs. Christiancy will be at homo
Thursdays after December 1.
Miss Jonnie McCurOy, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs Mcfurdy, No. C17 F street
northeast, and Mr- William J. Schew, of
Washinstpu, Pa., were married at the
home of the bride yesterday, at high noon,
by Rev. Mr. Bagby, of the Ninln Street
Christian Church, in the presence of rela
tives and a few friends. Mr. and Mrs
Schew left during the afternoon for their
future home in Washington, Pa.
Invitations have been issued by Mr. and
Mrs Henry Howell Armstead, of Brooklyn.
to the marilnge of their daughter, Elira
beth L-T.-1B, to Mr. John T- Davis, son of
ex-8enafcp Henry G Davis, of "Wist Vir
glnia. The wedding will takeplao at the
home o" the bride's parents,. 455 Green
avenue, Brooklyn. Wednesday, November
10, and will be followed by a reception.
Mr. ind Mrs. John Miller Car.-on have
sent out card announcing the marriage of
their daughter, Adelaide Virginia, to Dr.
Thomas Leslie Macilonald. Tuesday,
October 20. At home Tuesdays arter Jan
uary 1, atNo. 1402 Massachusetts a-vomit.
Governor W. C OaTe. or Alabama, awl
family, who were among last week's
visitorn to the city, have taken apart
ments at" the Grafton.
Rev. Charles A. Hensel, pastor of the
Church of the Advent, of that city, to
Miss Margaret E. Baker, daughter of thr
late Capt. J. G. Baker, of the U. S . Ri-venue
Marine, Mr. IV C. Allen and Mr. Walter
V. E. Jacobs both or this city, were ushers,
while a number or Triends rrom the city
were present aa guests.
Mr. Horace Sitnnis. vocalist, of Chicago;
Mr. Henry Xander, pianist, of Washington,
and Mr Sol Minster, violinist, or Washing
ton, gave a muslcalc at the White House
last night by invitation of the President
and -os McKinley.
Mr. Simms is one of America's promis
ing singers, part of whose promise has al
ready 'icen realized. He stopped In Wash
ington en route from Chicago to Europe
to renew hisacqimlntnncewitti Mr.Xander
and Mr. Minster, whom he had kimvu
in The music centers of the old world.
Mrs. Simms, mother of the singer, and
Mr. McKinley were personal friends long
bctorc the lust election. Mrs McKinley
wanted to hear some good music and in
vited the atlsts to call last night. The
members of the Cabinet and their 3adie
were piesent and testified their approval
hr flowers and kind praises. Mr. Simms
sang six songs Jn response to imperative
encores from the audience.
Mr. Ernest L. Far rem of this city, and
Miss Sarah Griffith, of Rockville. were
Ej lscop.il Church, Rev. A. I. Johns of
ti)usurtoii, and Kev. Air. BacKurd, f
Rockville, officiating, the former begin
ning the service and the latter completing
it. Miss Rosa Williams was maid of
honor-andthere were two flower maids, the
Mis-!, Fannie Peter and Nannie Packard.
Tlie hrtdi" was given away by Jier brother,
Mr. Ernest L. Griffith, and Mr. Furren.
the groom's brother, served him as best
man. The usliers wore Messrs Arthur
Peter. James Alby Henderson, Walter
Williams, of Rockville, and Mr. SimpG!i,
After ine ceremony a wedding dinner
was given at the home of tho bride. Mr.
and Mrs. Farren lert afterward for an ex
tended Msittothe North.
Mrs. Aaron Levy, of Tallahassee, Fla ,
it, slopping with her siter-ln-Iaw, Mr-,.
William Blum, 211 Eleventh street .south
east, where she will tie pleased to see her
The Washington Kindergarteu Club en
tartaiwd asitsucst Monday afternoon thi'
scnlptoi, Mrn. Mica Helcemann, who gave
a delightful demonstration in clay.
Mr. and Mi. William S. Thompson have
sent out invitations to the wedding re
ception or their daughter, Edith Eleanor,
jnu-Mr. G von Phul Jones, Wednesday,
November 10, fioin 4:30 to 5 30 o'clock,
at No. 1322 New York avenue.
A marriage lu which fashionable Wash
ington ?w been pleasantly lntt-rosred foi
several weeks past occurred yesterday,
the contracting paii being Mies Nannie
Wllcher Langhorae and Mr. Robert Gold
Shaw, of Boston. The ceremony wms
solemnized at noon ,a t Mlrador, the country
resiflej'cr of Mi. and Mrs.Chlswel! Dahnti
Langhorne, Albuiiraile county. The cere
mony was perfouned by Bev. Hartley
Carmleh.iil, or St. Paul's Chinch, Rich
mond, assisted by Rev. Mr. Neive, of Em
manuel, Greenwood, Albemarle.
An altar of white crepe draperies rising
out of a mass of white chrysanthemums
filled one end of the drawing-room, and
was lit by wax tapers in silver scones
on either ide. The bride was attended
by MibS Phylh Langhorne, her maid ot
honor, Jn a gown .of rose-colored taffeta.
Mr. Qufncy Shaw, jr., of Boston, was the
best man. Master Chlswell Langhorne
Perkins and Miss Nora Langnorne were
daintily costumed as pageo.
The old colonial hall and .stairway had
been converted into an archway of au
tumn flowers, and through this fragrant
passage the bride was led by her father
to the altar.
The drawing rooms were a bower of
white and green chrysanthemums, lit here
and there by flaming sprays of autumn
leaves and masses of gold-u rod. Among
the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Quiucy Shaw,
of Boston, parents of the groom; Mr. and
Mrs. Harry McICean, Mrs. Louis Shaw, of
Boston, and Mr. and Mrs Charles Dana
Mr. Shaw and his bride will spend the
early days of their honeymoon at the Hot
Springs, Va.. aud afterward visit New
York, Philadelphia and Boston. They will
return to Mirador for the Christmas holi
days, and later go abroad. j
The marriage of Miss Marie Stewart,
the daughter of Mr. Augustus Stewart, and
Mr. Louis Pierce, of Chicago, will take
place at the home of theJJride on Saturday.
October 3(., Rev. Father Mackin, of St
A uumtwr of guests from this city went
over to Baltimore yesterday to attend the
wedding f Miss Mary Chutard, daughter
of Dr. Ferdinand Cliatard, and Mr. Geor?o
Mirvenberger Brown. The ceremony was
performed at the Cathedral, by Cardinal
bihtoiis, at o nuptial mass, which was
said by BIbop Chatnrd, of Indian tpolls, a
brother of Dr. Cliatard. In the sanotuary
were Archbuop F.lder, of Cincinnati, and
Father Bum-11, Father Thomas and Father
rieteiier. ot the Cathedral, who assisted
at the mas". The church was beautifully
decorated and the music was in keening
with the cerentoninl. The bridal party
entered and left the church to the si rains
or 7eddlnjr marches. The ushers were Mr
William Dammann, Mr. Arthur Brogden,
Mr. William Cliatard, Mr. Charles Brow u,
Mr. Fiank Miles and Jr. Charles Earned.
Tne bridesmaids were Mi-s Nannie Fish
or, Miss Nellie. Lee, Miss Hattie Dngan,
Miss Ida Mile, Miss Nellie Griswold and
Miss Mane von Phul, or St. Louis. Tlicii
gowns vvere of -white silk Poplin, trimmet.
with pink chiffon and pink pearl passe
menterie and they wore hats of white
point d'esprit, with white ostrich Tethers
Their bouquets weie of pink Bridesmaids'
roses fed with pink ribbons. The maid jf
honor was Miss Agnes Miles, wl o wore a
gown like that of the bridesmaids, except
Many people walk on
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all unconsciously. They
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truth that the slight symp
toms of weakness which
they feel may, at any in
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serious or fatal illness.
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telling how it will end.
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and weight to the normal,
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diseases resulting from impoverished
"I was taken ill inFebmary, 1S92, with a head
ache and pain in my back," writes If. Gaddis,
Esq., of No. 313 S. J. Street, Tacoma, Wash. - I
called in a doctor and he came three times. He
said I was bilious, but I kept getting worse. I
took a cough so that I could not sleep only by
being pVopped in bed. My lungs hurt me, aud
I got &o jxior that I was just skiu and bone. I
thought I was going to die, till oue day I saw
the Gplden Medical Discovery ' recommended
for a coueh. I tried a bottle of it aud it did me
so much good that I tried another oue. and it J
made mc sonud ana wen. so I can recommend
it to everybody. It saved my life."
no remedy. in the world is equal to Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, which act nat
urally aud mildlyjjbut never fail to effect
a complete and permanent cure. There
is no substitute for these "Pellets," no
matter what any druggist may say. They
regulate and invigorate the Stomach, Liver
that It was trimmed with pale green
cnlffom Ilei bouquet was of white rose
tied with reen ribbons.
The bride entered tho church with her
father, who ;,ute her away at the altar,
where she was met by the groom and
his best man, his brother, Mr Joseph
IJrown. She wore ,au exquisite gown of
white satin, the bodice draped with du
chese laoo. A tulle veil fell to the
edge of the train, aud was held in place
by a diamond star, given by the groom.
She carried a bouquet of lille of the
valley, tied with wliite satin ribbons.
After the marriage a breakfast was
given at the home of Dr. Chatard, No.
510 Park avenue,' to which were bidden
only the biidal party and tlie two fam
ilies. Later .Mr. aud Mrs. Brown left
for a wedding journey, after which they
will spend the whiter at No. 510 Park
avenue. A large number of handsome
presents have been received, including sli
ver of rare design, jewels, cut glass, china
aud worksof ai t. The church was crowded
by a large proportion of society in re
spouse to the many luvltatlons sent out.
niS HES1GNATION ACCEPTED.
Supt. Kinney Explains the Destruc
tion of the Cement Floors.
The resignation of Mr. J W. Kinsuy
was accepted by Secretary Gage yester
The hearing given Mr. KInsey as to his
work while superintendent of the new city
poKtofflce hi fore Secretary Gage und Aa
sistant Secretary 8 paulding was continued
for a half houi or more yesterday. Mr
KInsey explained his connection with the
faulty cement rioors and with the sewers-.
As to tliuveinent floors, which will cost
the Government $20,000 to relay, Mr. KIn
sey stated that their demolition came
toout from the heavy hauling oyer them.
This hauling, he said, had not been anticipated-
The floors had been laid, he said,
under direction of the office of the super
LIBRARIANS JN CONFERENCE.
National Association Holds a Sort
of Experience leetlnij.
The National Association of Librafiuus
met at Columbian University last night for
the first time since last spring. It was
in the nature of an experience meeting, and
those who spoke dwelt mainly upon the
work they had done during the summer.
Mr. Bernard Green, superintendent of the
Congressional Llbrury building, told the
story of the removal of the books from
the old library rooms in the Capitol. Brief
talks were made "by W. P. Cutter, presi
dent or the a8.sobiatibn;lProf. Cyrus Adler,
of the Smithsonian Institution; Dr. II. C.
Botetou. an amateur bibliograpner; Miss
,EdIth Clark, of the' dociiient room of the
Government Printing-Office; X W. Cheney,
of the War Department library; Mr. Flint
and Mr. Cole-
Engagement Notice a Mistake.
A notice or an engagement of marriage
between Mr J. J. Bowles and Miss Emma
H. Trundle, of this city, which appeared
in the advertising columns of The Tunes
yesterday morning, is asserted by members
of the lady's family to be entirely baseless,
and was tre work of a practical Joker,
who took undue advantage of his acquaint
ance with the family of Miss Trundle- The
announcement caused great annoyance m
txj'h parlies, and is legretted by The Tlraes
which use-s every possible precaution to
protect Us subscribers and readers from
Souvenir Matinee Next "Week.
A souvenir matinee -ivill be given on
Wednesday next at t,he Lafayette Square
Opera House. It will occur during the en
gagement or Effie Shannon and Herbert
KcJcey. both distinguished stars, who will
appear in the successful new play, "A
Coat of Manv Colors." The souvenir will
be given to each lady in attendance and
the management fejels assured that it will
be prize!, not only because of the occasion,
but also because ot its Intrinsic value.
Exhibition for Charity.
The exhibition of thebiograph pictures, at
Wdlard JI 'ill, tomorrow, will be given uuder
the anspios or the Ladies' Aid of the
National Homeopathic Hospital. It is to
be hoped mat thPi friends of this worthy
institution will fill the house at each
exhibition, and swell the receipts t such
an. extent as willladden .the hearts-of
the ladles who are devoting their time
and -work to this noble charity-
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AT THE HOTELS.
Mr D. K. Baker, representing a large
manufacturing firm ot New York city,
arrived In Washington lat night fresh from
a close' study of the political situation in
tlmt city. He is at the Raleigh Mr.
Baker said to a Times reporter of the sit
uation: "it is very noticeable that there is a
chngnc in ttie betting lu the last two or
three days on tne contest. Tlie takers of
bets are refusing to j;lve nearly as large
odds on Van Wyck as tlfey did at first,
llus little straw Is considered a very
good indicatlun usually near election times.
It is my opinion now that Mr. Low's
cnances are getting better every day to
such an extent that he will probably be
elected. Tracy's friends are deserting him
for Mr Low quite considerably.
"There is another large element, not
wedded to eltr.er or these gentlemen, that
will vote on election day for the man
who looks most promising. These people
will very 'argely vote for Mr. Low, I
feel sure. The business men of New York
would prefer Mr. Low for mayor to any
ot the others. They have confidence in
his business Integrity and In his ability.
Mr. 'J racy is finely equipped Tor the po
sition or major of Greater New York,
and helped to frame the Greater New
York chartei, but Low's record as mayor
of Biooklyn was fine. A great many
people th'nk that he might have been
President before now if he had continued
In politics Instead of leaving that game
for Columbia College."
2ol. Robert G. lngersoll aud his daugh
ter, MJss Maud lngersoll, are at the Lb
bitt. Bev. D. W. Woods, jr.." of Gsttysburg,
Pa., and Mrs. Woods, are staying at the
Mr. William C. Beers, of Erie, Pa., mem
ber of a bicycle manufacturing firm, is in
Washington looking over the firld for the
best method of introducing his machine lu
the city. He is at the Shoa'harn. Mr.
Beers Is of the opinion that the year '93
wdl be the best in the history ot the
bicycle, with the possible exception of
1S90. He hap been considerably over the
country, in tne last three or four months,
and says that in all tne swell bicyolo
riding academies the very bast people are
learning to ride. He thinks the machine
will be as much a favorite with society
people as ever, and that the number used
for business will bs as largely increased as
during any former year. Mr. Beers said
to a reporter for The Times last night as
to the prospect of the high priced wheel
in the future:
"There i3 no doubt that a great many
people want a $50 or a $75 muchlue. The
older concerns have been rather conserva
tive, and to make up the deficiency, a
great many less -well-known people have
manufac ured the cheaper machines, which
have bem bought considerably. During
1S9S, however, all the fir&t-class makers
whose standing is unquestioned, aud whom
everybody knows, will have $50 machines
as well as their best makes. These ma
chines put out by well-known firms will
drive tho lesser people to make even cheaper
machines. Their price will drop to $35
and $30, perhaps, but people -won't "want
such a low-priced bicycle, and I look to
see a great weeding out."
Mr. Edmund Wetmore, theprominent New
York attorney, -who is in Washington with
a case before the Supreme Court, is at tho
Gen Benjamin Flagler, chief of ordnauce
on Gov. Black's staff, is at the Arliugton.
Mr. J. S. Bogers, ot Springfield, Ohio,
a personal friend and towns-man of Gov
ernor Bushnell, said to a Times reporter
at the Ebbitt last night: "1 have no doubt
that the governor will be re-elected with a
handsome majority. As to Mr. Hanna's
chances, they are not eo good. I under
stand that they depend quite seriously on
the election in Hamilton county. There
are a lot of people in Hamilton county
who have always voted the Republican
ticket, who object seriously to George
Cox, the Republican boss there. They may
bolt. Jf Hamilton county does not elect
a Republioandelegation, Mr. H anna muynotrt
come to Washington."
Several members of the Women's Home.
Missionary Society ot the M. E. Church, who
have been in Baltimore at the annual meet
ing ot the society, are now visiting Wash
ington for a few days. They are staying
at the Hotel La Fetra. The Woman's
Home Missionary Society, at its meeting
Jn Baltimore, commented considerably and
expressed alargeinterest In the Deaconesses'
Home at Washington. These ladies came
over principally to visit the home and
watch the workings of the new plan.
NEW PLACE FOB CLEVELAND.
Ex-President Elected Trustee of an
Newark, N. J., Oct. 27. At a meeting
of the New Jersey Historical Society today,
Vice President Hobart and ex-President
Cleveland were elected tiustees.
A question was raised whether the Vice
President was the best man to choose for
a place on the board. Dr. Lloyd, ot Belle
ville, thinking that it would be better
to put on some man who would have more
time to devote to the business ot the society.
He was told that Mr. Hobart had the
reputation ot attending to eerythlng he
undertook. He then withdrew his objec
tion with the remark: "He will be pretty
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MUSIC AND DRAMA.
The tragedy of the son ot Montague and
the daughterof Capulet was unfoldedagaiu
by Miss Mather and her company at the
Columbia last night. The character or
Juliet was the stepping stone to this
actress' career and the compass or Juliet's
maidenly wlnsomeness and matronly trag
edy was supposed to be the best effort
of lier then immature talents. Since then
has elapsed years of other labors, a period
or retirement and another season or act
ing another of the great bard's women.
The present return to Juliet finds Miss
Mather somewhat advamed in her under
standing of the character and In her
capacity for portraying 1t. Her acting is
occasionally inspired, but usually con
scious. She does not affect a youthful
Juliet, which mokes htrong the contrast
between her and Mr. Coleman's Romeo,
Tor he seems a too young boy with his
lisping, piping treble and too afrected
enunciation. Once he rorgot himself in the
speech addressed to Tybalt before the en
counter. It was a natural moment, a mo
ment or power, denoting how much finer
an actor Mr. Coleman might be if only he
gave natural methods a showing.
Some of the minor characters were ad
mirably acted. Seldom is a Capulet acted
or read better than did Mr O'Kune Hillis.
Mr Eberle was a benignant and wise Friar;
Paris was made less the beau and more the
raMi'SiUt suitoi by Mr. Fred. Hartley, aud
Lynn Pratt remembered to be natural oc
casJonally, with Tree rein to his god
voice and Intelligent conception as. Ty
balt. Though gd In their parts, Mr.
Price did not find the note of humor In
Mercurtii.'s early scenes.whlch denotes him
a merry TeJIow, and Miss Breyer missed
entirely the playful raillery with which
the nurse keeps her message of Borneo
rrom her Juuet. Passing ovei the aero
butic finish to Juliet's potion scene, and
the fact tbitt the apothecary's shop was
found on Capulet 's lawn, the staging re
flected credit on tlie directors The gar
den and tomb settings were especially com
plete, and lie dressing wan ail rich. To
night, -'Tho Honeymoon;" balance of the
-we!c, "Cvmbeline," except Saturday mati
nee, when "Borneo aud Juliet" will be re
pealed. Tomorrow aftc-noon at the National the
Banda Rossn.i;lvesltsonly concert in Wash
ington This is one of the rare musical
events of the season. The band made a
genuine success 1n New York, and thin
week It is giving concerts in Brooklyn,
Philadelphia and Baltimore on Its wy
here. The Banun Rossa differs materially in
its eomjtosition from the bands we arc ac
customed to in this country, and the en
semble playing issnid to be the most re
markable, because the musicians are obey
ing a lomir.oii. Mid, to them, entirely nat
ural impulse when they use their J lutes,
clarinets, oboes and horns, and even tuba,
as Instruments of song. Their concert here
will be awaited with unusual interest.
Herbert Kelcey end Miss Effie Shannon
are now In t heirinitial season as jointstar.
Their company js acknowledged to be one
of the Lvst thttVis traveling, including, as
it does, such capable and well-known peo
pis as William J. Le Moyne, Edmund D.
Lyons, Bruc McRae. David Torrence, Rich
ard Brintoti, r.dward See. Edwin James,
M1k3 E'die Wilton and .Miss Georgia Busby.
More than this, they say they have made a
ver happy selection of a play. "A Coat
or Many Colors," which is credited with be
ing In Madeline Lucette Ryley's best man
ner, and finally tney have put the comedy
on the stage with a degree or Judgment,
taste and attention to detail that leaves
really nothing to be desired.
"A Coat of Many Colors" was written,
especially for Mr Keltey and Miss Slian
uon. but the other memticrs of the com
pany would seem to be equally happily
ntted in their several parts. The comedy
abounds in eminently amusing situations,
none of which are In the least degree 1rn
prolHiblc, and the story"lt tells is a well
knit and interesting one, bright in dia
logue, thorougbl humorous, and yet with
a strong touch of pathos here and there.
Next week at tlie National the Boston
ians will present their new opera, "The
Serenade," by Harry Smith and Victor
Herbert All the favorites are said to
have good parts The action f tlie opera
13 laid in Spain at the beginning or ihe
eighteenth century, and deals with the
amatory adventures of a baritone of the
roval opera, who has carried on a flirta
tion -with the ward and fiancee of a jealous
old duke. The endeavors of the latter to
place his ward and betrothed beyond tre
reach or the singer aud the serenade, and
the recurrence of this ditty In the enrage 1
duke's presence is the mam motive of the
opera In a pictorial sense, the Boa
loniuus have never made a better produc
tion, and the gaj colored costumes, beau
tiful scenery and well-balanced groupings
are a delight to the eye- The seats for the
engagement will be placed on sale this
The 'amous actor-musician, Auguste Van
Biene, of whom Clement Scott, England's
greatest critic, said, 'there are two
things worth living for, to hear Adelina
Patti sing and hear Augnste Van Biene
play the 'cello," will, with his wn com
pany, lrihH-e for tne first time in Wash
ington Frank Harvey's latest successful
comedy-drama, "A Musician's Romance,"
at the Columbia Theater, on Monday next,
for one week. " . Musician's Romance" on
its first production in Montreal, recently,
is said to hfiv mnde an instantaneous and
pronounced success. Entirely new scenery,
original music and superb costumes have
b';n prepared for these occasions. Mr. Van
Blene's company has been carefully se
lected by Messrs. Klaw & Erlanger, the
famous New York managers, who pro
duced "Jack and the Beanstalk;" "In
Gay New York," and "One Round of Pleas
ure," o that we are assured of something
really good. Van Bieue will have ample
opportunity in the play for the display of
bis wonderful execution as a 'cellist.
The patrons or the Academy of Music
are promised a treat next week by the
presentation of that popular play, "Human
Hearts," one tr the most successful melo
dnmas seen for a number of years, and
which has enjoyed two years of splendid
patronage from the public auilheurty praise
from th press in all the large cities.
parts, the company presenting the play now
i.s identical With the first night's, per
rounance in New York in 1S95. It u
v ost remarkable that the cast and scenery
remains, tlie same, aud that not 1 line or
the piece ban "been changed.
The management seem to rest secure In
the Idea that when there are no criticisms
muster with the metropolitan nudieuces
it is good enough to let alone; and that the
public must be ratisried. Included In the
cast Is the author or the play, Mr. Hal
P.eld- one of the mo-it popular actors or the
day and particularly well cast for the
'leading role, having the action and attract
I ven ess of physique to makeanexpellentex
ponent of romantic- isies, and a model
The Bijou'sbill fornext week will Include
the well-known star, Charles T. Ellis, as
sisted by his own company In"Mrs. Hognn'a
Music Teacher;" the Asbeys, In beautilul
productions of ancient statuary; Harry
Budwjrth, assisted by Miss Nellie Brim
mcr, in their protean sketch, "Skeme.)',"
Clark and Angelina; the well-known Danny
Mann: Miss Ada Eoulden, vocalist and fn
strumuntnlist, ant, the Bijou Stock Com
pany iu a new farce-comedy.
One of the most popularemclionalactrcss
es on tne American -stage Is the beautiful
and accoit plished Marie Walnwright. Miss
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Visitors to Chamberlm's new hotel,
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will rind this the most attractive
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JNO. CALLAHAN, General Manager.
Wain Wright is this season starring in a
ue-n romantic melodrama of English life,
"Shall We Forgive Her" It is sakl to
be u play full of humanity, and affording
this excellent artit complete opportunity
for the display f those charms which have
made her so popular with the best class
of playgoers. "Shall We Forgive Hut"
la "tagtd with much, attention tu the
details of the scenic possibilities, and the
compauy supporting Miss Wainwnghc 13
spoken of as competent In its work.
Xext week Manager Keman prevnts
the New York Vaudeville Stars, which will
Introduce an array of European and Ameri
can performers, headed by that well-known
cliantctr, Stevu Brodle, Jvlng ot the Bow-e-y
and hridge jumper. Brodle will ap
pear in a satirical comedy on New York
lire, entitled "A Night at Steve Brodle'd
on the Eowerv," giving a representation
of the lips and downs or this famous
thoroughfaic. Among other names appear
ing on the program are Hilda Thomas and.
Frank Barry in a refined travesty Curtid
anil Gordon champion bag Punchers;Annte
Hart, evcrybodVa favorite, in up-to-date
songs: HIatt and Pearl, expert musical
artists; C. W. Williams, ventriloquist;
Ccaklev and Huested, buck and "Wins
dancers, and Leslie and Curdy, the men.
about town. Coakley, who does the turn
with Miss Hues ted. Is a Washlngtonian.and
Is nigh up in the business. Last year ho
made a big hit during hta engagement at
Your credit Is good at Lansburgh's Fnr
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JSl tq Baltimore and Return via Penn
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