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(THE CHILDREN, SANTA GLAUS AND THE PALAIS ROYAL,)
THE children are always supreme at Christ
mas time; so is Santa Claus; so is The
Palais RoyAl. The picture to the left
is the children's favorite corner on the base
ment floor. The dolls' fairy palace with bridge
leading to Doiltown is the first floor attraction.
The winter scene with boys and girls sleighing
and snowballing draws crowds to the third floor.
While the children are amused the mothers learn
that stocks are largest, variety best and pricss
lowest at The Palais Royal.
LEARN of the bargain spots now dotting
this $250,000 Holiday stock the bar
gains that will be snapped up long be
fore Christmas Day. Learn that we ,vill lay any
article aside for you until Christmas Eve, if you
say so. Learn that we engrave, carve and stamp
initials and box goods free of charge. Learn
that The Palais Royal is the best rainy day shop
ping place with ladies' parlor and skilled maid;
with bureau of information, where umbrellas,
wraps and parcels may be checked, with lunch
room where 10 cents secures delicious hot choc
olate, whipped cream and salted wafers.
THE T33IES, WASHriS'&XO - SUNDAY, DECEM.BEI? 5, 1897.
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WHEELMEN ME 1I1GE
Amendments to the District Bi
TAKE EFFECT IN THIRTY DAYS
Itiders Muci Pass Each Other 011 the
Heft, and Torn Corners So as to
Leave Space for Others Riding
Against the Curb aud With Vjry
low Handlebars Prohibited.
The amendments to the bicycle ordi
nances of the police regulations which the
Commissioners have been considering for
some months, were made yesterda y. They
will go inv) effect in thirty days. The
changes in the police regulations covering
bicycles are in sections 3, 5, 11, aud 30,
of article X which are amended to read:
That Sections 3, 5, 11 and 30 of Article
10 of the police regulations of the District
of Columbia are hereby amended to read
taection 3 Sleighs, or other vehicles on
runners, shall have bells so attached there
to or to the auimals drawing the same
as to sound when such vehicle ism motion;
motor-carriages, andall cycles, bicyclesand
trioyoleo, buail have at all times a suitable
gong or bell, sufficiently distinctive from
tne ixdls piovided for the Tire depart
ment andambulance service,) attached as
to be readily sounded for the purpose of
warning persons or their approach and all
'cycles, bicycles and tricycles in motion
one hour arter sunset, and until one hour
before sunrise shall display a suitable light.
Suction 5-Eery vehicle in motion on a
public Idghway shall keep on the right side
thereof. Pennsylvania avenue shall be
considered as two streets, separated by the
car tracks, but the general movement of
vehicles thereon shall bs subordinated to the
business of the shops and stores.
Every vehicle when passing another
vehicle facing or mo iug in the opposite di
rection, shall pass to the right, but in
,passiug another vehicle mouugin the same
direction, snail pass to the left.
When a vehicle is to be turned around it
Khali have the right of way, if turned
about to the right. If necessary to turn
about to the left, the person in charge
thereof shall see that his way is clear
Evciy vehicle turning to the left, into
an intersecting street, shall move so as
to leave sufficient clear space between
it aud the left-hand curb, to permit the
eafe passage of another vehicle.
Eery vehicle, in turning a corner to the
right, ihall keep to the right of the center
of the street.
No vehicle shall be to dhected as to
crowd any person on a bicycle on or
against the curb of the stieet, or on or
against any other vehicle or object in
juch street, or off or o er any embankment,
or Into any aperture or depression.
Travel on the public streets shall be regu
lated at all intersecting crossings by al
lowing the right of way to those going
north and south.
Section 11 All motor carriages and ve
liiriee drawn by draft animals in motion
between one hour after sunset and one
hour berore sunrise shall display lighted
lamps, so placed as to be visible from
the front and botU sides thereof. Pro
vided; This regulation shall not apply to
those not residing Jn the District, and
who come from places outside of the
ALESLADY: "Only 75 cents for
six of these handkerchiefs in this
attractive box.". ..."You have
choice of those you saw illustrated
in The Times and these thousands
of others.". .."Some are pure Irish Linen,
in men's and ladies' sizes, others are
bealloped and embroidered beauties from
St. Gall, Switzerland." "They are ISc
and 25c qualities, for 13c each, or 6
CUSTOMER: "But how can you afford
to bell handkerchiefs at nearly half price?"
SALESLADY: "I was as surprised as
you until I learned lhatour'buer secured
2,000 dozen intended for a "New York
Bargain Spot No. 3.
(Near G street entrance.)
$1.88 Instead of $2.25 for HairBrushes
with heavy sterling silver back
and handle $1.98 for the usual S3
Hat and Clothes brushes $6.98 for
Mirrors we know are selling at $10 in one
jewelry store... 48c for heavy sterling
silver articles, 5 to 10 inches long. Choice
of nail files, ink erasers, letter seals, shoe
horns, scissors, paper Knives, cuticle
knives, tooth and nail brushes, baby's comb
and brush. Stamped and guaranteed
Bterling silver, 025-1,000 fine. Initials
engraved free pf charge.
Bargain Spot No. 7.
Center of first rioor.)
43c for leather goods made to retail at
30c and 75c. The maker's en
tire surplus stock, consisting of nearly 200
different styles: purses, pocketbooks and
card oases, single and in combination.
Beauties In real alligator, seal and morocco.
Black, browns, tans, reds, blues and greens.
Some plain, some with rolled gold and
oxidized silver corners.
Bargain Spot No. 9.
(At Eleventh street door.)
S3.09 for Silk Umbrellas, worth $3 to
$5 $4.68 for Umbrellas
worth 7.50 to 15. This is difficult
to write and ask belief. Those ofrered
at 4.66 for choice are the samples of
Tolmer, Clogg & Co., the leading umbrella
makers of the United States. Those at
2.09 for choice are the samples of an
equally reliable, but less famous, maker.
Only 93 of these samples in all. Call
early tomorrow for first choice.
District to bring produce, etc., to the mar
kets. section 30-No bicycle bhall be pro
pelled across any intersecting street on
which there are car tracks, in the city of
Washington, at a greater rate or speed
than six miles an hour; nor at a greater
race of speed bet-ween intersecting streets
and avenues, or across streets on which
there are no car lines, than twelve miles
an hour; nor at a greater rate of speed
on-any public street or roadway outside of
said city, than fifteen miles an hour.
Every bicycle on a public highway shall
at all times be under the control of the
Inasmuch as safety in passing with
rapidly moving vehicles requires that
the riders or drivers approaching each
other shall each, be able to judge of the
probable movement or the approaching
vehicle; no bicycle shall be ridden on
the streets within the city limits, with
the lower end or the handle barb on a
plane lower than four inches below the
top or the saddle at Its center, and the
nder shall at all tunes keep his head in
Hich a position as to command a view
ahead of not less than 200 feet.
ARM! AND NAVY ORTOEKS.
Army and Navy orders were issued yes
terda as follows:
Leave of absence for two months, on sur
geon's certiorate of disability, is gr.tnted
Second Lieut. Eugene P. Jervey, jr., Tiftn
The following transfers are made in the
Ninth Infantry: First Lieut. Carl Reiua
mann, from Company E to Company If;
First Lieut. Francis H. Schoeffel, from
Company F to Company E.
Tlio following order has been received
from the War Department: By direction or
the President, a general court-martial is
appointed to meet nl Savannah, Ga ..it1!
o'clock a. in., on Wednesday, January 5,
189S.cr as soon thereafter as -wactircibte,
for the trial of Capt. Obeilin M. Carter
Corps oi" Engineers, aud such other persons
as may be brought before It. The -detail
for the court is: Brig. Oen. Elwell S. Otis,
U- S. A.; Col. Jacob Kline, Twenty-first
Tnfantry; Lieut. Col. Samuel M. Mannfwld,
Corps of Engineers; Lieut. Col. Henry C.
Hasbrc.uck, Fourth Artillery; Major Wil
liam S Stanton, Corps of Engineers; Major
Charles A. Woodruff, commissary of mi-j
sisterce; Alajor John L. Tiernon, Firt-t Ar
tillery; Major William S. Tttten, quaver
master, Cj.pt- Daniel M. Taylor, ordnance
department; Capt. Samuel M. Mills, Tlfth
Artillery; Capt. Charles G. Penney, SKth
Infantry; Capt. Theodore F. Forbes, Fifth
Infantry; Capt. Richard T. Strong, Tour'h
Artillery; Lieut. Col. John Wr. Clous, deputy
judge advocate general, judge advocate-
Bj diiectlon of the President, the re
tirement from active servire, this date, of
Lieutf-r.ant-Colonel Clarence E. Bennett,
Eleventh Infantry, is announced.
The resignation of First Lieut. Michael
J. O'Brien. Firth Infantry, has been ac
cepted by the President, to take effect
March 31, 1898.
Private Fred U. Reed, Company TL,
Twenty-second Infantry, now at Fort
Croofc, Neb., will be dlf-cr-arged the fcrvice
of the United States.
Sergt. George W. Thornley, Band Six
teenth Infantry, now at Fort Sherman,
Idalto, will be discharged theserice of the
Under the provisions of the act of Con
gress approved February 14, 1885, as
amended by act of Congress approved
September 30, 1390, the following
named enlisted men, now at the sta
tions designated after their respective
names, are. by direction of the Presi
dent, upon their own application, placed
upon the retired list created by that act, to
Bargain Spot No. 1 1 .
(In room adjoining elevator.)
98c for our $1.25 Dolls a special price'
for tomorrow only. They are the
famous Boston Doll Babies 18 Inches high.
Full ball Jointed. Curly sewed wig that
can becombed and washed. In lace dress
dropstitch stockings and patent leather
shoes. Packed in -padded, box can be
safely sent to any part of the world.
Bargain Spot No. 12.
(In Doll Room.)
17"c instead of 25c for Miniature Parlor
and Bedroom Suites larger than
usu.il upholstered pieces and marbled top
Bargain Spot No. 16.
48c instead or 75c for Doll's Go Cart,
modeled after the children's English
Carts . . . . 98C for$l.ju Doll Carriages, com
plete, with paraso!....$X24 for boys'
.1.50 Iron Velocipedes. ...$x.a4for1.50
Reed ltocklng Chairs, with large arms'
seat 14x14 height, 31 inches.. ..95c for
$1.48 Hard wood Writing Desks, with double
blackboard $1.69 for $1.98 Rocking
Horses, fine specimens strongly made....
48c for best of 75c Skin-covered Horses,
Bargain Spot No. 19.
$4.48 instead of 0.50 for Triple Silver-plated
Tea Sets tea pot, sugar
liowl, cream pitcher and spoon holder
plated on white metal and hand en
graved S)c for Children's 68c Silver
plated Ifnife, Fork and Spoon, In satin
m 'S'C.f a V? " 5fe
al Santa Claus' Headquarters,
Miss Dnjsdalc teas adjudged insane m n:4. and sent to tliv asylum on Ju'y 5 of that
siona-s complaining that she was ill treated. One complaint vai jthai she was not allowed to
She also stated that she icas not allowed a chance to prove her sopity."
take errect upon receipt of this order at
the posts, and will repair to their homes:
Sergt. August Beck, Detachment of Ord
nance, Benlcia Arsenal, Cal.
Pnucipal Musician Wesley Alexander,
Twenty-fourth Infantry, Fort Douglas
PiHates Lamar B. Boatright and Wil
bert B. McCurdy, Troop E, Eighth Cav
ah v now in the hands of tLe civil authoti
tie. Serving sentence of impusonnient,
will be disc-barged without honor.
The following-named enlisted men, now
at the posts, designated After their re
spective n.imes, will be discharged the
service of the tinted States on receipt
of this order by the commanding officers
or thei respective stations: Musician
George W. Clifford, Battery L, Fourth Ar
tillery, Fort Mcllenry, Md.; Private Harry
J. Davis Troop' II, Si.th Cavalry, Fort
Myer, va.; Private Fred. L. Drura-n.-nd,
Troop D, Seventh Cavalry, and Frank F. II.
Thompson, Company E, Fifteenth Infantry,
Fort Bayard, N. M.; Second Class Prfv.ite
Charles E. Johnson, ordnance dit.Hnh,vi ,nt
Rock Island Arsenal, IU.; Private Earnest
Raymond, Company G, Twenty-second In
Bargain Spot No. 20.
$3.98 for tlio 6 Fur Cape, 1.98
for the $3.50 Muff illustrated
below. The Cape Is of Electric Seal, with
gray or black astrakhan fur yoke.
OITR milliner has returned from New
York with latest evening hats;
charming toques, and Napoleon
effects, for those wearing ttie hair
in pompadour style. Hats with
velvet foundations of delicate colors, with
white feathert a'nd fur trimmings, are
mostly in fcvlderice. Retailing in New
York up to Sltf.Here, tomorrow, at 5
to $10. And note, we ask $1.50 instead
of 2 for making Materials at half mil
linery storo price.
ADDING INSULT TO INJURY.
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fantry, Fort Crook, Neb.; and Private.Tosaph
II. Tipton, Company A, Sixteenth Infantry,
Boise Barrack Idaho. These soldiers sre
not entitled to Iravel-pay.
Lieut. AV.A.'dgar has been detailed to
the office or-na"ral Intelligence.
Lieut. W B. lloggott has been detailed
to the Constellation.
Paj master H."E.Drury has been detailed
to the Texas.
Paymaster J. S. Carpenter has been de
tailed to the bureau of supplies and ac
counts. Lieut. A. W. Grant lias been detailed
to tfie Massachusetts.
Leit. J.W. Oman has been detailed to
the Helena, t 1
Acting Gunner C. ir. Sheldon has been
Lieut. T Snywden has been detailed
to the Washington navy yard.
Death of Charles R. Barker.
Mr. Charles Roland Barker, for many
years employed in the -War Department
and recently Jn charge of -one of -the fec
tious of the Record and Tension Office,
died yesterday afternoon at 1:10 o'clock.
Bargain Spot No. 21.
(Right of G st. door.)
75c for presentation liox containing
three pairs of Ladies' 25o. Fast Black
Hose, with double soles, and high spliced
heels. Included is our Christmas present
to our patrons a 25c pair of Silk Elastic
Garters, with artistic buckle and full bow
Bargain Spot No. 23.
(Center aisle first floor.)
490 and 98c for "Florence"' Brush,
Comb and Mirror sets. The drum
mers' samples of sets retaillugat 1 to 2.
Boxed with Christmas Card free of charge.
Bargain Spot No. 27.
(First floor stairway.)
SSc for Cups and Saucers worth up to
75c. Sample pieces from the lead
ing potteries of the world some curiously
tieautif ul all artistic in bhape and decora
tion. Bargain Spot No. 28.
$4.93 instead of 7 for Brass Table
and Brass Lamp to Match. The
table with onyx top the lamp with beauti
fully decorated globe. All for only $4.93.
Bargain Spot No. 29.
(Jewelry dept., near door.)
48c to 98c for the fashionable rolled
gold and oxidized Belts and Chate
laines, set with imitation precious stones.
Retniling for as much as $2.50 at the
kii r . ; . ' 1
year. In May last she wrote to the Commis
read any othirpap:r than the Evening Star.
Mr. Barker had been confined to the house
for about two months. He was Wi-U Known
in Masonic circles, all hough not affiliated
in this jurisdiction, retaining his member
ship in the lodge and commander of
Worcester, Mass. He was also a member
of Quinsigamond Ledge, I. O. O. F , of
that city. He -was bom in Exeter, N H ,
in 1S-15. Two years ago he was married
to Miss Bell L. Drake, or Worcester, aud
vnth her has resided at No. 932 1C street
northwest, from which place his remains
will be taken to Worcester by tho -J 20
p m. train today for inteiment. A short
seivice will be held at the house rt 3
The Senl'n Point of View.
The real seal question. Will tho seals be
settled before the question is?
Do you know thut 3-011 run have
The Morning, Evening nnd Sunday
Timesthe only COMPLETE news
paper published in "Washington
served to yon by currier for fifty
ceiiis ft mouth?
BOOKS, tens of thousands to choose
fiorn. If the one you require
Is not here we will procure it
for you and promise less price
than the lowest elsewhere. Bar
gain spots for tomorrow are: 54c for
the new book "Quo Yadls," cloth bound.
19C for the usual 25c children's ABC
and story bookfe, the latest and best, from
Raphael Tuck and McLaughlin Bros.
T 90 for $! books; works, of -the world's
famous iwets, in padded Grneco-morocco
binding. Name In gold free of charge.
Bargain Spot No. 31.
(Stationery dcpt.,llth street door.)
SOc for tne usual 75c Holiday Cabinets,
containing 100 sheets of best wedding
plate finished writing paper and correct
shape eiivelopeh....xoc for the usual 13c
Holiday boxes, containing 24- sheets of
paper and 24 envelopes 10 per cent
discount tomorrow on alt Christmas Cards
aud Calendars, largest stock, best variety,
with lowest prices made still less.
Bargain Spot No. .36.
$7.98 for the Ladles' $10 Tailor-made
Cloth Jackets..$9.T9 forthe $12.50
Coats, and $15 for the 20 imported
garments $12.98 for the Palais Roy
al's Famous 15 Tailor made Suits is a
price all ladles will gladly learn of.
Bargain Spot No. 38.
(On third floor.)
$1.98 for Children's $2.50 White and
Red Coats, with fur trimming,
sizes 6 mouths to 4 years.... 3 9c for the
usual 50c Caps, of Bengallne and Jap.
silks, white and colors ...84c for Infants'
$1 Nainsook Dresses, with lace and em
broidery trimmiug. and hemstitched skirt.
29C for the usual 50c Worsted. Drawer
Leggins, in white and black 7c for
Children's 10c to 15c Muslin Drawers
hand knit booties, mittens, and bibs.
TBDTTER. Pffl, RUNNER
The Great Ozoti's Brother Sold
for a Song.
WfllTE CROSS A GOOD COLT
KeeneS Entire Stable May Go to
Enelniid X . B. Jennings Pulls Off
Three llh-h Thins, nt Plmllco.
Spring Meeting at Cumberland
Pftx-k Ilauilin Horses at Selma.
Ed Geers has arrived at Selma, Ala,
with rosty head of trotting and pacing
horses belonging to the Hamlins. The
Hamlin string was kept at Selma last
winter. The horse Geers now has in hand
are all green ones, those composing the
campaigning string last season having been
sold recently in New York. The Empire
City stud of New York has sent thirty-five
head of horses to s'elma to winter, vfto
gether more than 100 trotters and pacers
will be tiainedat this Alabama track next
A dispatch from Nashville says that Mr.
"V. L. Kirkman's famous snow-white yea.
ling colt, White Cross, by Palestine-Black
Girl, has been broken, and recently worked
an eighth in twelve seconds easily. He has
done several creditable quarters, and has
negotiated 'halves, close to nee horse timi
The saddle will not be placed on him iguiu
till Febr'iary, but In tlje meantime lie will
be broken to harness, his owner having an
idea that work of this kind will do the colt
good. Under Fuddle White Cross is as 1 ice
a type of the thoroughbred as was ever seen
on the track, ne will be liberally entered
Stalls have been engaged at Cumberland
Park, NashMlle, for about a dozen year
lings owned by Messrs. Eugene Leigh, and
C. H. Gillock. The youngsters will be
trained under Mr. Gillock's supervision this
winter, and will remain at Nashville until
theopemngof the racing season nextspnng.
There will be a meeting of the executive
committee of the Tennessee Breeders As
sociation this week to arrange for the spring
meeting et Cumberland Park next yeur. It
is generally understood that the meeting
will begin about the 1st of May and con
tinue eight days- Eight stakes will be an
nounced to close in January, and it is
thought each of the events will be oa the
James U. Keenu In nil probability will
ship his entire stable to England. He ,as
had Mi- matter under consideration for
more that, a year The successor the Lord
lard stable, the comparative success of
his colt St. tloud, which was one of the
most poorly tried of his lot, and the phe
nomenal success achieved by Tod Slone
have convinced him thqt the time has co.ne
when American horses opd American meth
ods can win fame or the English turf.
V. B. Jennings pulled off two good things
at the Inglcslde track on Thursday, which
makes threeln four starts. Miss Lynah, at
20 to 1, ran away from the field In the
Ci and 1
Sfftf. Hi!v. iwifK
second race at six f urfejiigs. and Imp. Trip
ping, a C to 1 cbance, beat the filly, Sat
sutna, and a good field by a nose In ths
third, at a mile and an eighth. Ctoie, a
12 to 1, was cut loose on Tuesday.
Premier will go into winter quarters with
a great record. He carried 12(5 connda aS
Pimlico the other day, and was only beaten
a head bySun Up, who Is a yearolder and
carried 109 pounds.
A Boston horseman offered C. J. Ham
lin $5,000 for The Monk; 2:0S 1-4.
Frank Bogash. 2:041-4, pacer, la ina
fastest new 2.10 performer of 1S9T.
Joe Wheeler, 2:07 1-4, the fastest he
performer tt 1397, wears hopples und all
the boots in the catalogue.
At the recent sale of fnrness horses si
Madison Square Garden, New York, a full
brother to the sensational trotter Azote,
2.04 3-t, was sold for $23. Many horsemen
believe thut Azote was the fastest erocter
ever foaled, and that he would have betiten
the champion reconl of AUx. 2:03 a-tt If
his owner had spen fit to turn him loose it
the right time over a fast track.
But the lug fellow broke down before ha
received an opportunity to do tae firiofc.
Ex-Gov. Leland Stanford raised both. horses
at his Palo Alto stud In California. Azote
was sent up to the Vina ranch when young
to earn his oat working in a four horse
team, while his full brother vas sold at
auction in Vew York. Nathan Straus
bought the latter, then called Plnzot e, and
had him trained at Fleetwood, bat he de
veloped no speed.
During President Cleveland's last Ad
ministration the horse and another one to
match him were sent to the Presideutfor
cairiage team, and about the time that
Azote was raking la the free-for .ill tmrses
in the grand circuit his full brother wja
boarding in the Whit-House stable. After
a year or two Mr. Straus swapped borse
with President Cleveland and Puuciie went
back to Xew York- His owner changed the
gelding's name to Grover and sold htm to
ex-Mayor Grant. In whose consignment h?
was sold for $25 last week.
(From the London News-)
Simultaneously a Cornish lady had three
suitors, representing the church, the army
nnd the navy. The revereud gentleman
bad a great advannige over hw rivals,, t e
ing always "on the spot- ReferriHgf ti Ms
rivals in Civnversutiuu with the fcwly. n
one occasion, he made the highly int. p st
ing observation that there were 'and
rats and water rats-' "Ainlon-mtV re
torted the lady- Needless to say the pr r
son had to look elsewhere for a wife.
Triumphant Democracy in Vlmlnla.
( Frm thcSpnugfield Republleanj)
The Republicans have reachuda fnrlower
state of im potency in Virginia- than liavo
the Democrats in Massachusetts- In the
Virginia legislature, which wilt meet i
day, the Uepublnana have but three or
four tnemhers In cither branch, and even
these are expected to make the re-election
of Senator Daniel to the United States
Senate unanimous- Yet in 1834 Mr,
Cleveland carried the State by only 6,1 11
and tti 183S by the beggarly plurality J
(From the Omaha WorId-Herald.
The gold standard organs that profess
to "see Republican consolation in the Iat
election? should hasten to consult an oculist.