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THE TIMES, WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 189.
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11m- llistrk- Bowling League eru- is
?uU ol surpntes, even at this earlj t.ti-5.-.
Thi fact that the "Washington Sai-user
bund has won all nine games in -which
Jtf- team Iwit- competed ib regarded as one
of Hie Mirprfees, for it, like the other
lpague teams, has on it tome new tiin'ier,
liut tlat all ihe other teainfc hhouht l.ave
ii al( mm reel y more tliau a fair tliwviug
fun ib1e& the greatest surpiisc or all In
the case of Can oil Institute, up to Wednch
daj evening, when it won two game 'ram
W. A. C, there wa some surprise because
tm team, even with its new material, has
always nowled steadily and consistent ly,
hut it has baa sonic hard hid,, and .ignin
'it may be phiying 'possum," mid an old
bowler the othei night, "-and ib only wait
ing to get into lu regiila stride." For the
(Vim bia and the Bu-ines Men's team!-,
some allowance must be made, lw-uiselhis
is their first season, aud their player are
almost untried in team work, and lave
not jet become seasoned and accustomed
to strange alley-- Anothei Itowllng Tank
reni&iVed that '"the learnt, are onlv just
. getting Into bhape, and a reversal or the
Mirpilteh will come when all the teams
have plaed their first round of return
saa.es with one another."
The seiie is creating an unusual amount
of luteicst, and the games are more largely
attended than in any previous season. Tiie
tport Is clean and exciting and the exercise
is ceit.iinlj beneficial, although there is
oompiaini in. thlf championship scries
among iome or Uie players that the playing
or throe game an evening with the con
ktaiitly changing of alleys with the playing
of each f ram Is too much of a good thing.
There Is a question among some expert
players about the advisability of continuing
the three-game schedule They believe
that beu.-ei results could be obtained In one
or two gamesati evening as in former yzdia.
Columbia Athletic Club.
The season of tialning and practice for
the "ootluill team of the Columbia Athletic
(Hub lb at an end. Whethei or not the her
eon has been n success financially the man
agement If- not prepared to say is vet.
AUileUcally speaking 'it has been full or
hard hick and bad weather. By haul luck I
mean the many intei minions by the weather
to the course of practice and the failure at
tlie last moment to get up a much needed
scrub team for the season's practice.
Notwithstanding all its drawbacks the
team made a creditable showlug.and that
especially against such a strong eleven as
tiiatof the Knickerbocker Club. The Thanks
giving Day viciorj' over the Columbian
'Varsity was the crowning event and the
eicHing finale of an otherwise featureless
season. "With another season together the
team will be one of the strongest the club
has had. The new plajers will need this
time to Iwoome acquainted with each other's
style of play. Capt. Wells does not feel at
all discouraged over the season's showing.
Capt. J)eyo, f the league bowling team,
Is saying vety little, but is doing a very
beavy thinking part and wondering when
he will be able to do a IllUe smoother ami
wore victorious sailing with his charge.
He has the gieaiest faith in the ability of
hi plavers to make a stronger showing in
the league race, once they have struck their
gait in team and not individual bowling":
It must be remembered that the men are -ill
new to one another and entirely new, bo
far as league playing goes, with the ex
ception or llason and Ricker, who are
keeping up their strong and at times
brilliant bowling. I)r. Ricker and Stitt are
quite an addition to tlie team.
Where, oh, where is Jones, the mighty
Jacobus S., with his sweeping cross ball'
This would be a good time for him to
jump into the breach and make himself
Pror. Ciofcsley hopes to hold a set of
Indoor games open to all some time next
month. The usual events for the cham
pionship of the District will be made a
feature. "Tlie gymnasium classes arc
larger at this time than they have ever
been before," said the professor, the other
night, "and it shows that the men are
realising. Some of them at least, that
the.se drills and class work are just What
The amusement committee, with Dr. J
C. Exner chairman, is arranging for several
events to he given during thib month, with
probably a big holiday Teature In the -vay
or a novelty.
llidgc Ross anil Eddie Lowell and Master
Waters and the professor are perfecting
several acrobatic acts never Iiefore at
tempted by local amateurs. Practice for
the pyramids and Roman ladders will be
Carroll Institute Athletics.
The basketball team of Carroll Insti
tute suffered its first defeat this season
on Wednesday evening, at the hands of
the Corcoran Cadet, in one of the best
played games of the new league series.
J"; was the second time the two crack
teams played this season, and it vva& ex
pected that the game would be hotly con
tested, and it. was. The C. I. won the
first game It was on November 10 in
very handy manner, and this reversal of
affairs was scarcely expected.
It was inadvertently stated in this col
umn last Sunday that the C. I. had lost
lt first and only game with che W. A.. C .
wlieii, in fact, the C. 1. won by the :eore
of IS to 3.
Tlve team plays well, as a team, rnd
will make a stiong bid for the handsome
silver cup offered by the league, and now
on exhibition at Harris' store.
New goal baskets have been put jp in
th C. I. gymnasium The basketball earn
lia- been photographed, and the picture
wilt Imj framed and hung during this veek.
Trof. Joyce has the youngest acrobat in
training he has ever performed with, and
his aptness aud accuracy and promptness
of work is the wonder of all who have seci
Win. The ycuugster is Teddy Clinton, ind
he promises Ui become a startumbler and
acrobat. His brother act with the pro
fessor was one of the star features of tlie
big athletic smoker given at the fnstitjse
on Thursday evening.
Another attractive number was the aero
batic net of Crutchett, O'Donoghue aid
McAfee- Their work Is difficult, but clean
cut and accurate.
' The gymnasium classes on Tuesdaj an 1
Friday evenings are unusually large, ..nd
they avcinge forty members on the floor at
a. time. The class drills are the best ev.j
seen in thp C. I. gym.
The oowllngteam gave some indications
of what may be expected of it v lien it
strikes its pair, in the games with the
W. A. C. on Wednesday, when it won two
or the three games and moved up to second
place in tholeaguerace. Armbtrongled the
evening with 1HP as the best single score.
llcCauley's, W.A. C, 243, still stands un
touched as the highest single score.
The team will not bowl again In the
league series until December 16, when
It will have as its opponent again tLe
"W A. C. team for a return game.
Daly is continuing his strong playing at
right forward on the basketball tpam. Mc
Afee at loft forward and Murphy at right
back are putting up a pretty patting game.
Bei bench Is one of the best centers the
Carroll Institute has ever had.
The team will not play agiiln until Janu
arv l- when it meets the W. A. C. for a
RiMprii Athletic Club.
The members or the Eastern Athletic
Club are more than pleased with the new
club quarters in the Washington Hall Build
ing. Third street and 'Pennsjlvania avenue
southeast, and which they took iHibsesslon
of last week. The club will now be better
prepared than ever before to indulge in
the athletic features which its members
had plained soon alter organization. New
and improved apparatus will be added to
thegiiiinasium and' practice hi basketball
and other contests will soon be possible in
theclub'sown home. A new management
Is proposed, a nI under Its direction the club
will take on quite a boom. Already a
large number of new men have signified
their intention of applying lor member
ship. Basketball now has the call, and as the
club ha sa stronger team than ever before. It
propose.ttoin.ikc a strong bid for the cham
pionship of the Dit-trict League, and the
handsome cup presented to it by the
The club is fortunate in having two such
ableorficlalsas Manager Harry Cauliflower
aud Capt Will Gallagher to look after the
interests cf t he team.
The team's net game will be with the
W. L. I., on the loth iiibtant, and an in
teresting contest maybe expected, as the
teamb are well matched.
AVnsIiiiifitoii Athletic Club.
The bowling team f the Washington
Athletic Club is making a good showiUti
in the Iwwling leaeue series, and not with
standing it lost two games on its oru
allevs during the past week, to ihe C I ,
its admirers ha e. confidence in Its ability
to finish at 'east oVcond in the league nie
It will plav a set oT games Aith tlie S W.
Business Men's Club tomori ow night
McCaully who holds the highest aiule
score, of 2-52, will more than likely Con
tinue to hold that as a record
Ihe basketball team, too. Is mikmg a
g'ji'dshowiiig.aiiil its membeis belie. e that
thej haen good show to land the Nitionil
League trophy The team is taking plenty
of practice. Its next game wilt be with
the reiifiblcs. on the loth instant.
The club will hold its last meeting of tin
jear on next Thursdaj evening, at which
lime nominations of officers for the tn
suing yea' will be made. On account of
the importance or the meeting, the man
agcuent urges the attendance of ov;i
member of the club.
The privileges of the gymnasium lue
been granted by the Uub to Pat tlaedy
during tnc period of his training for his
coming' engagi ments, one of which will
probably be with Dick Burley.
The amir-emeut committee is working
bard unon the program it will present at
the s:noker to be given at the clubhouse on
the evening of December 21 , and a mMt
attractive entertainment is promtMHl
The card will include music aud iio-rti .
and wrestling, and for the several ?
the best of the local talent 1ms tnev
becured. Cards of admission may e ba 1
at the clubhouse from now to the date if
the event O. P SCHMIDT.
Unity Club Entertained.
The Unitj Club (incorporated) and its
many friends assembled in-the elegant
parlors or the Colonial, Fourteenth and H
streets, oi Wednesday evening and enjojed
a very interesting program. "Sonora and
the Live Indians" was the subject of
Prof. W. J- McGee's essay, which was
supplemented by interesting remarks from
Rev. Dr. Collins and other. Musical selec
tions were rendered by the Misses Met
cair and Maedel in piano solos, followed
by a banjorine solo by Miss Morr'son.
Mr. Theodore Hardy dramatically recited
selections fiom Bret Harto and Shakes
peare. A rich ltfirltone solo, accompanied
by Mrs. Teller, was sung by Mr. Paudert
Cora V. Richmond contributed izi im
promptu poem, the subject. "Humanity,"
being suggested by Pror. McGee, the dis
tinguished anthropologist and lecturer, of
the Smithsonian Institute.
"VVoniiui'h Helief Corps.
At the regular meeting or the George H.
Thomas Corps, W. R. C, on Friday, the
annual election or officers was held and
resulted as follows: President, Miss Dun
ham; senioi vice president, Mrs. Hogae;
junior vice president, Mrs. Kitchin; treas
urer, Mrs. Crisp; conductor, Mrs. Webster;
guard, Mrs Tarkinson; chaplain, Mrs.
Houn. The following were elec ted as del ;
gates to the department convention, which
meets in February, 1898: Delegates, Mrs.
Emma Stewart EUis, Mrs. Mamie Tal-ner
Dorscy, Mrs Mary W. Thatcher; alternates,
Mrs. Webster, Mrs. Houn, Mrs. Mary
Hanen. Mrs. Meacham was chosen as in
Stove JJeulert-' Association.
The stove dealers hold theirregular meet
ing Friday evening, at No. 1226 H street
northwest. The final report was received
on constitution, which wa adopted and
ordered printed. Officers were elected to
positions not heretofore filled. The list
complete is as follows: President, R. M.
Harrovcr; vice president, G. E. Gartrell;
secretary, E. J. Febrey, treasurer, W. S.
Jenks; board of directors, F. S. Hodgson,
P. G. Saner, Joseph Mathy, W. II. Mayler,
J. W. Barker, M. B. Flynn. Action on list
of bad debtors was dererred. Several new
members were elected, after which the
meeting adjourned until December 17,
when permanent officers will be elected for
the ensuing year.
Checked Circulation of
the blood (a sudden chill)
is the first sign of taking
starts the blood coursing
through the veins and
breaks up" the Cold.
Dr. Humphreys' Manual of all Diseases at
your UrugRlst's or Mailed Free.
Sold by drugcists or sent on receipt of 25 cts,
50 cts, or 81. Humphreys Med. Co., Cor. Will-
i cis, or ti. iiumnnrevs jue
iam and John Sts., Kew York.
"J I O Wis it that you ireso busy -j-ven
1 this w et day while other clothiers
' aie so dull? This question I ad
dressed to 'Pennine, the wide-awake union
clothlet, 709 Seventh street northwest;.
Well," said Mr. Tennllle, "I account ror
it by liberal advertising, telling the people
the plaiL facts, and selling the best cloth
ing made, at rock bottom prices. I don't
allow my clerkb to misrepresent any gar
ment, and I give my pationb Just what I
r advertise." This straightforward reply
from Mr- Tennllle speaks for itself, and
proves that honest, Bquare dealing orings
him his immense business.
'Maryland, My Maryland." A homeat
West Chevy Chase will make you a resident
or that famous State. Office 130 1 V street
aud on the grounds.
VEN a fat pocket-book doesn t go
a long way with some people,
but buyers of groceries, wines
and liquors can go to Pickford's, cor
ner Ninth blieet and Louisiana avmue,
with quite a slim purse, and buy a big
assortment of edibles. Mr. Pickford rsks
no fancy prices; he is perfectly satibfied
with a "living" profit, and is amply re
paid wl en lie pleases his patrons. From
now on to the holidays Mr. Pickford will
male lemaikably low prices upon every
thing. Careful wives, economical house
keepers and shrewd boarding-housekeepers
will do well to patronize Mr. Pickford, as
it means a big having on their grocery
bills. Corner Ninth street and Louisiana
avenue. Phone 922.
A word lc? the wise Is sufficient; buy a
home at West Chevy Chase. Office on the
grounds and 1301 F street.
"1 T V.RRY FUIEDLANDER.thehustllng
1 clothier, corner Ninth aud Estreats,
u '' is making business hum In his pop
ular establishment. Not much chance for
conipctitors while Harry offers uch un
approachable values. Men's blue and
black beaver overcoats, worth 8.00, go
for $3.85! Men's double breasted Iveri-ey
overcoats, $10.00 values, go for $-J.s71
Men's SG.00 cussinierc suits, go for $2 08!
Mtn's double-breufited Scotch plaid suits,
$9.50 values, for $-1.50! Men's f mcy
worsted suits, worth $12.00, for $6-75!
These Tew examples give but a mint idea
or the stupendous price-cutting. But see
ing is believing, and I strongly reconvnend
ir.one.y-saviug people to take quick ad
vantage or these marvelous orrerings of Mr.
Friedlnndei Corner Ninth and E streets
Pension checks cashed tomorrow.
The superb suburb, West Chevy Chase.
Now is thp time to pick out your lot. or
rice on the property and 1301 F street.
H. YEOMAN, the proprietor
of the Philadelphia Oyster
n Houe, on Eleventh street,
near F, makes a specialty or berving thea
ter parties with the greatest variety
game and sea food obtainable in the
Capital City. This Is the only house that
handles genuine Lynn Haven Bay oysters.
Buy two lots at West Chevy Chase, one
to build on, the other as an Investment.
Office 1301 T street and on the grounds.
J). BURN'S & CO., Ninth and G, will
show you the very latest Impor-
n tatloiis f oi that top coat you need.
RtCIMG DIE III THE EAST
Pimlico Meet Ends With Ihe
Track a Sea of Mud.
STEEPLECHASE RIDERS DOWN
They Hemcunt Their Jumper-, r.nd
All Finihli After a nnttling Race
;Nearea TJefeut.s Sensational by a
jCobe Isen j?uve the Bookmaker
by "Winning at 10 to 1.
Bc'tlniore, Dec. 4. After the last race
today those who witnessed the steeple
chase at Pimlico had nothing but praise
'or the gentlemen riders who took part
in the event. It was the Elkridge Cup
for hunters, the riders to have the regu
lar hunting costume on. The rain had
put the infield in a very dangerous con
dition, but the rider did not seem to
Five out of the eight entries started,
and cvei v one finished. Two of the riders
fell duiing the race, but they remounted
and finished the race. The hordes were
sent over the jumps just as if the .round
was perfectly safe. All the riders came
in lor an ovation after the finish. This
was the tweUtn and last day of the meet
ing, and it was also the close of the legiti
mate racing season for the year Jn these
The other races were of the procession
order, with the exception of the Hotel
Stafford Handicap, in which Nearest won
by a nose from Sensational Summaries:
First race -Five furlongs. Filament, 2
to 1, won; Eileen D., second; Harper, third.
Second race -Seven furlongs. Marsian,
5 to 1, won; Master James, second; Bunnell,
third. Time, 1:35.
Third race -Seven furlongs. Isen, 10
to 1 , won; Tremargo, second; High Hoe,
third. Time, 1:35.
Fotirth race One mile; Hotel Stafford
Handicap; for all ages. Nearest, 8 to 1,
won; Selisational, becond; Squau, third.
Time, 1:47 3-1.
Fifth race-One mile, Decapod, 3 to 1,
won: Musketeer, second; Rifler, thi'd.
Sixth race Elkridge Cup; steeplechase;
about four miles. Hen Bolt, 2 to 1, won;
Athlete, second; Billee B. D., third. Time,
Do you know that you can have
The Morning, Evening: and Siindnv
Times- the only C05IPLETU news
paper publisaed in 'Wrt&himUo.i
served to you bj- carrier for Cifij
centtt a moutli?
OON'T fotget, ladles, that tomorrow
vfill be the grand opening day at
Mr Max Kohncr's new btore, 730
Seventh street northwest. Mr. Kohner
opens with a brand-new stock of dry goods,
notions, fancy goods, jackets, capes, un
derweai, hosiery, and a beautiful line of
holldav goods. Mr. Kohncr's business has
increased so much that he was compelled
to move to his new premises, where he
cordially invites all his oil friends to meet
him. A warm welcome is also extended
to new friends, and ohlefly to thoso who
wish to save money, for everything will
be sold at rock-bottom prices. Don't
foi get the new number, 730 Seventh street,
be'weeu G and H, northwest.
"k " OW that the holidays are so cIoj-c
Vv upon us, let me teil you that if
"" you wish to save moneyon Christ
mas presents toys crockery, glassware
and fancy articles don't forget that Hiab
son's Variety Store, No. 818 Seventh stieet
northwest, is the best place to make your
purchases. It you only go through this
beautiful store you cannot help buying,
the assortment Is so large and the prices
so reasonable. Let mu Impress uion jou
not to buy elsewhere until you, have seen
the beautiful things at Hudson's Variety
Store, 81S Seventh btreet northwest.
Get a lot now at West Chevy Chase
at one-hair tin price they w'Jl cell for
in the spring. Office, 1301 F utreet and
on the grounds.
PEAKING of a holiday present,
what would be more acceptable
to either i Indy or gentlenrin re
cipient thai, a '98 Rambler Bicycle? Mr.
Graves, the able manager for theGormiiliy
& Jeffery Manufacturing Company, antici
pates a big tradein '98 wheels. There are
Some decided novelties in '98 Ramblers.
The new G A J. tire new and improved
tread, new valve, fitttd to all Ramblers.
A new gear ca te will befitted, at a slight
extra charge, to any or tlie ,'pfe pat
terns. Many other novel and atlraidve
features are manifest In the '98; patterns,
now on view. Take a ge.od'lookat the
new Rambler Road Rater for '98 price
$Gu. If the girt Is to be a 'wheel1,' let It
be a Rambler, bought from tliGprmuUy&
Jeffery Mrg. Co., 132D-132u..Eourteenth
street northwest. '- a
The Great oi Wasl ington will include the
beautiful subdivlou at "West Chevy CIme.
Orfiee, 1304 F street and on the. grounds.
D. BURNS & CO., the high-class
merchant tailors, at he 'corner
l J I r f & .MlW. f1
' u of Ninth and G treetg, acrow
ing the fiiu-bt line of suitings JnJWasli
ington, and every garment thrned'out by
these fashionable tailors is-1 made right
on the premises1, and by skilled and
artistic workmen, and at.pnces that are
Take a ride out to WcstChevy Chase
this afternoon, and look at that handsome
subdivision; of rice on the grounds, and
1301 r stieet.
i x i.n.1. voiumuia j. neater mis week
x-j "Miss Francis of Tale" -vvlll lm tho
attraction. They comedireet from
the Manhattan Theater, New York, where
the seating capacity of that hou-je was
tested during the entire run of the -onicdy.
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Open Evenings till Xmas. 1
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paying these cash
jewelers a deposit
to reserve some
thing for you when
that deposit will
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or piece of JEW
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a million dollar
We deliver goods on .first
strictly confidential. A
every article sold, l
Any honest man or Wom
an can buy Diamonds.
"Watches or Jewelry of us
on the following terms':
$10 worth, $1 down, 50c weckh.
fl5 worth, Si. 50 down, 75cweeklV.
25 woith, $2.50 down, 75cvfeeklV.
$50 woith, 55 down, Si week! v.
S75w0rth, S7.50down, $l:30aveek")y
$100 woith, S10 down, 2 weekly.
National Jewelry Co.,
1103 Pa. Ave.
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WHEELS HID WHEELMEN
Crusade Inaugurated for Good
Roads in Maryland.
BALD THE RACING CHAMPION
Englishmen I.ihe Tricycle Hiding.
"Wheels to Be Made of Aluminum.
ChuinlPr,- Bicycles at Low Price.
Chicago to Hare a Great Hucing
Carnival Belgium Gets the Fever.
Good roadh for Maryland is lie crusade
which tlie wheelmen bf that State have in
augurttcd. The movement h well organ
ized and i" beliiy pushed on practical luief.
It is under the auspices of the Maryland
division of the League of American "Wheel
men, and the entire reKurce& of the great
national body of which it is a part is in
full accord with the work.
The legislative committee of the Miry
land division is in charge of the rnovemeut.
All the members or the committee are well
known wheelmen, and they have .tecum i
lated a comprehensive knowledge of the
condition of the road's of the State by tra
cling over most of them. A definite plan
of action ha been agreed upon, and .lata
is now being gotten together by the co n ut
tee to support the load law which will be
presented to the next legislature.
The bill to be introduced in the legis
lature creates a department of roads and
highways. It provides for the appoint
ment by the governor, subject to the
consent of senate, on March 1, 1 808, and
every second year thereafter, of an ex
pert engineer to the State road, and
highway enneer. The salary of thcoffice
is fixed at $5,000 a year, and provision is
made for of rices, working equipment and
the employment of engineers, c-lerks and
other assistanti. An appropriation of $25,
000, or so much thereof as may be re
quired, is railed for.
Tlus department will have at hand the
most appioved metnods for ConstricMng
permanent loadways and tor tneir main
tenance. It will prepare plans for the
construction of loads throughout the State,
and these will lie supplied to the counties.
An assistant engineer will also be de
tailed to .supervise the work done under
these plans. It is the aim or the bill to sup
ply the counties with the most economical
and scientific methods in building their
roads, without expense tothe counties or in
terfering with the prerogatives of the
Bicycle dealers have experimented with
aluminum rims, but a Western firm is at
tempting to construct a wheel entirely of
cast in one continuous piece and free from
joints. The cae being a part of the frame
is said to add fully 50 per cent to its
strength and stiffness, while the weight is
kept down to twenty-five pounds. The
whert is to be sold either enameled or
polished for $75.
In the coming six-day bicycle race, Ilale,
who win last year, Is to ride what is called
a multiplex geared wheel, which is fitted
with w series of engaging sprockets.
An expert claims that with a clean chain,
properly lubricated, the loss or power due to
friction is less than 1 per cent, while with a
chain f-o.ited with dust and dirt it isi'rom
30 to 40 per cent, at once suggesting the
use of a suitable gear casa.
Prosperity has evidently visited Belgium
In its last edition Le l'etit Bleu of that
country says it will devote 32,500 francs
($6,500) as prizes in a bicycle tournament
which will be held at the I3ois de la Camba
tragk In Brussels next July. It will be an
international tournament and the big
purses will attract the speediest men in
the world to the meet.
Boston has gone beyond mere talk &nd
has made au actualbulfor the 189S League
of American Wheelmen meet. A. " '08
Meet Club" has been organized. The club
will sound the various local clubs and the
division officers at once and rind out how
tho project stands at home before reaching
out into wider territory.
E. C. Bald, the hero of the American
racing field, won the national champion
ship of '97 with flying colors. The close
or the national circuit at Belhiir, Fla.,
November 13, gave Bald the championship
of the season. He is far in advance of hhj
As They Do Everywhere Else.
And why shouldn't they lead at S60? the
highest high-grade price that's fair. We're the
oldest dealers in this city, have been making Bicy
cles for nineteen years, and know how to do it
economically by this time.
S325-S327 14th St. N W.,
Washington, D. G.
Better order Yours Tomorrow.
Suits to order, -
Trousers to order, -
We're giving you another chance at
to take advantage of
fellow competitors in both ttu cham
pionship tables, having .190 per cent more
than his nearest competitor In the per
centage table, and doublihng his nearest
rival in the points table, with five points
to spare. At no time this season ha Bald
had a rival who pushed him closely on the
national circuit, and no one has tieen able
to head him off in the tables. Bald took
the lead fron. Cooper early in the seaeon,
and held the enviable position without a
break. Earl Kisir was the only man who
showed up in the eight-hundredths, und
that for only a short time. All other
riders have been below .700, while Bald
has been hovering very close to the .900
mark all the season.
It seems evident that chalnle53 bicvcles
will be put upon the market next ,euson.
ranging In price from $50 upward. The
leadingmnnufacturershaveagreed to nialu
tainaprlceof $123, butprice cutting imong
the. small makers eems likely. A Western
builder declare that he will put forth a
chainless blcvcle to sell as low as. $3d.
Engllsl riders devote some little atten
tion to trlcj deriding, and occasionally they
take a shy at the records. On November
10 K. P.Clarkcieuted some new figures at
the Wood (1 reen track, London. With a fl y
ing start he covced a mile in 2 minuter
10 1-5 seconds, beating the previous rec
ord by two seconds. In his hour's ride he
covered 25 miles 1,085 yards, a new record.
Kew records were also made as follows
Five miles, 11 minutes S3-5 seconds; ten
miles, 22 minutes 52 1-5 seconds; twenty
mlles, 4f minutes 51 1-5 seconds; twenty
five miles, 58 minutes 38 3-5 seconds.
Chicago is to have elaborate cycling
carnival after the holidays. W. A. Bridy
is making anangements to bring together
Jimmy Michael, A . A. Chase and Teddy
Hall, of England; Tom Linton, the wonder
from Wales, and Edward Taylor, who has
just arrived from France.
Anticipate u Joyous Time at Their
At a regular meeting of the Queer Wheel
men, held at their club rooms on Twentieth
street, considerable business wastra leaded
in reference to the coming dance reception
to be held at the National Rifles' Armory,
on the evening of December 7.
The chairman of the dance committer, It.
Brooke Clokey, made a rencrt to the jrfect
that nearlr 1,000 Invitations had been
issued for the dance, and that all prepara
tions had been iatde to handle a i.trge
crowd. The report was accepted and the
The following were appointed on the re
ception and floor committees:
Reception Committee L . O. Slack, chair
man; John Monday, E. A. Pitkin, George W.
Dodson. 3anif3 F. Parker, James G. tmin,
W.H. Snyder, W. A. llclmus.lWonBoeek
man amlE. Schw ing hammer.
Floor Committee It. Brooke Clokey.chair
man; F. L. Vogt, F. E. Ghiselll, A.
F. Miinder. Hopkins Burgess and E. il-Neu-naeyer,
The members of the basketball team have
been hard at work during the paat week
getting in readiness for the league game to
be played at Washington Light Infantry
Armory on Wednesday evening, Hecember
8, with the Mount Pleasant Athletic Club
team. As the teams are quite evenly
matched, no doubt the game will he very
We touched a respons've chord
in the men folks of this city by of
fering them first-class, up-to-date
tailoring- at less than ready-made
clothing- prices. We've prepared
another big- treat for next week's
comers. Another lot of fine Im
ported Blue and Black Kersey
Cloth has come to us at a fig-ure
that'll enable us to make a few
- - . $2 65.
these trousers, which you'll be wise
505 rth St.
I Eieh-class Work
Also 1898 Models of tlie
Spalding Chain Bicycle
Spalding Blue Racers...
Bicycle Sundries at popular prices.
S3.00 Climaz Lamps, now $1.50.
A'hletic Go.ds . . . Go.'f Goods
A. Q. SPALDING & BROS.
Washington Athletic & Bicycle Headquarters,
1013 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
Jx3kJ$ 3&S! w8$ $ Sx$-&
Will think a good deal mote
of you if you own a slice of
mother earth. Now is your
ctmnce to buy a beautiful lot at ?
West Chevy Chase-splendid
drainage, sewerage and water
throughout. Prices are most rea- a
sonable, and liberal inducements ?
are offered to build yourself a
Office, 1301 F st.nw. Office
also on the grounds. de-t tf
$S$4 &$& 82S fc3 $5 &&&&&&.
exciting and will call forth a large at
tendance of the friend- of imtii teams.
Hunting for Chrl. 31erry.
Chicago, Dec. 4. The police are more
runildenr than ever that China Merry te
still in Chicago. This morning they re
ceived word that he lias spent the night
In the Hope street barn, lack of the ret-i
dence in tv h'r It the murder vras committed
Officers visited the barn and found evi
dence th;.t someone hnrtrecentlvbeenthe re
They also discovered a pair of trou&ers
which have been identified as having be
longed to Merry. Xic. Schwartz, a member
of the Merry' gang, has received a letter
from Merry, in which the latter threaten
to kill him at the first opportunity.
Do you know that you can have
Tlie iloruiui;, Evening and Saudav
Times the oulv COMl'LKTR niiw.
paper published in -Washington
berved to yon cy currier for fifty
cents a moutb?