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THE TIMES, WASBTNGTONT, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1897.
is talking about our new
PATENT LEATHER SHOES
which we absolutely guarantee
not to break. All sizes in three
popular shapes. It's the greatest
fchoe sensation of the century.
No one else has them. Come in
and see them. They cost no more
.than ordinary Shoes.
ROBINSON & CBERY CO.,
Twelfth and F Sts. N. w.
LOYAL TO LILI00KAUN1
monarchists From the Hawaiian
Islands Visit the Capitol.
Tliqy "Will Uhe Their Influence lo
Hcstore tlu Depos-d Queen und
Ex-Queen Lfliuokalani of Hawaii ha
become tho central figure In n lobby which
proposes to do diplomatic nud missionary
ixuTi. with Congress Tlic pcrecjiinel of the
dobb is with one exception of native ilu
As staled briefly yesterday In The
L veiling Timet, a delegation-of llawaltans
arrived In Utihcityon Munflay night and
established headflMnrters at the Ebbltt
House. Tlio visitors are Col. John lUc-h-ardsou,
3. K Kauliu, William Auld, a
Sotch merchant, and Pa Id Kalauofc.t
lanl. Thej arc I.ere in the interest .ir
the former Queen. From a talk Ui
on" ot the delegates yesterday it ib lit
Xcrred tat a'l the rival royal interest
have been merged.
(V1 . Klclwrdeni is an intelligent ma n, a nd
i evidently notch tu earnest, lie ib from
thil?uiof Maui, while the other delegates
aav f r it. Hawaii proper.
It wi learned from Col. RiclMruson that
Ue royaJ parly Is kept alive by the roahi
lAoe of two societies which are call Ml
patriotic. One or t,h5- is the Kalal lna
and lits other Uic Aloha Aina. fliese
sscirtie claim to represent a populati .i
Tli- public ha beard or these two soele
ties twfore. Early during the present Ad
ntlnlstqitioa permission was obtained f jr
two re presents lives of the ex-queen Jo
make a statement lefore Secretary S!nr
mem, one ol tiles? representatives being
Mr. lltdlelale, the confidential agent a.id
presentecretary of theex-queen. Mr.Sher
iaan wa told of tbe strength of thee
soolftiee and of their political purposes.
It was said at tbe time that they were
prepared to rnllv to the support a" the
AlKut a mouth ago Robert "Wilcox, tb ;
So-called revolutionary leader of lie Ha
waflniib, tent a lettei to a frend in this
City wliir.li oou tamed several complei.
t-tHtcioeiitf- and at lead one absurd propo
H&tou. The communication wis Intended,
it te belKijMl, for tie consumption of the
were two iews of the restoration enter
taJnod In Hawaii by therovallst. Onewas
tfcat the British influence wax at "work for
tbe elevation of the PiincessKarulsni.nnd
thC'Ottioi was tbnt certain Americans were
nepritftettag -with a Hew of making tbe
Princes Ehzal.eth the occupant of tlie
tHae- Both propositions carried as riders
tat the minister, of the Dole government
Kfconid ieas calunet officers of whatever
"ibomuc1' was jun hi nopessinn of th or d.v.i.
-TJtcra was a conference yeRterday-.inoni-lngnt
ibcEbbitl Hoose, in the ex-queen's
apnrtinents, at which were present the
ex-queeu awl her secretary, Mr. IMI luie,
and tlie Hawaiian delegates.
Artor tlie meeting Col. Richardson, in
a talk with The Times, said that it was
too early yet to state what would be done,
except in the mott genera! terms.
He wat Hb);ed what were tbe fai;s in
tbe reported machinations bavins for their
object tJe placing on the throne of either
TCnlutaiil or Elizabeth. He said that nuch
aps wre not contemplated by thof.0 le
represented. As to Kniulani, he ssld that
(Awoold not fctand in the way of Etliuo
kalaitf. for Kaiul-mi is tbe logical and blood
f.accear to Lttiuokalani, should the lat'er
be p Jiack on tlie throne.
It has Ijpen st&ted at the EbWtt Eonso
for son.i days past mat the ex-Qtie-m has
been ir uoh encouraged by the publicly cx
preHed nppoeitH.u of some members -jf
both Hooeuid Senate to the ai.Hexat.ion
Cul. Richardson and bis friends visited
the Capitol yesterday. The Foreign Rela
tions Commit lee will not meet until to
day, -wlrn it is expected Col. Richardson
win-have an opportunity of beeing some
of it HK'IHlHTS.
Don't be peraaded into buying liniments
witltout reputation or merit Chamber
laiuB Pain Baim cost, no more, and ite
merits bae leen proven by a ten of many
year. Pnch letters as the following from
X..G. Ilaciey. Huenefne, CaI..arQcontantly
belag reedred: '"The beat remedy for pain I
haw; -ever wed It- Chan. iHrlain's Pain flalm,
and I ay to after lming used it in my
family for several years." it lures
rheuui&tten , laii.e back, sprains andavvtdl
bigs. For ale by Henry Eans, wholesale
and retail druggr-t 038 F tt. and Conn re
andSst.iw and 1428 Md ao. ue.
It's a chance to net a really first-flnss Suit or Overcoat
at the nnce of the poorest kind. It's nn unheard-of chance at
this time of tin- ycur. nv a chance to save not a few
eetitN. but several dollars this hale of ours.
S12 Double Breasted
4 SJperh ,lHcof regular $12 Blue
and BlacK Double-breasted Cheviot
fault, finely Hneu and tailored. All
sv.es.aiiu weguaranU'e lioth fit and
813.50 Fancy Cheviot
wR?1., eadc ?,a'lcy Cheviot Suits,
fEr ?na ""We-oreasted-tuiloring
teyoiid question, linings of fine qunf
jieeier uoati, worUi iQ,
FINS Tlle "'ghost grade ot work. Fine
made-to-mcasuro suits at $12, unex
CU STOM celled by the best workmen and cut-
T A rr nnrMn lcrs lD Hierical'TrouU-rsTguaran-iAlLUrtlnlx.
teed to fit, $3.00.
After coughs and colds
the germs of consumption
often gain a foothold.
Scott's Emulsion of Cod
liver Oil with Hypophos
phites will not cure every
case; but, if taken in time,
it will cure many.
Even when the disease is
farther advanced, some re
markable cures are effected.
In the most advanced stages
it prolongs life, and makes
the days far more comfort
able. Everyone suffering
from consumption needs this
50c and 5 1. 00, all druggists.
SCOTT &. BOWKE, Chemists, New York.
A marriage license wns issued yester
day to J.ime& G. Williams and Catlieilne
Archie Robinson was admitted In crim
inal court Ni. 1 yesterday of the barge
Judge Cole, way pfcseuled with n bou
quet vetuidujWijWthe rctliing jury of
Rev. Hi. Cbrisojiias, the evangelist, con
ducted Hible oorvices a? the Ebenezer A.
M. E. Cliuteh last night. 1
The annual election of officers of George
C. Whiting Lodge, No. 2, F A. A. II., will
be held Thursday evening lu the MaHmlc
Hall at Georgetown.
Tlh Sousa Comedy Company will give
an entertainment this evening at .Mas-jnlc
Hall. Anacostia, for the benefit "C Ana
costia CounUI. No 1G, Jr-0. U. A- M.
Frank .Iobneon, colored, who was ar-rcsU-d
ou the charge of having fchot John
Maisbnb, the JIarybtnd farmer, August
2:i last, was Indicted for murder yester
day. E. B. Cooke, acarpenter.luIngatNo. ln
North Carolina avenue, fell from a moving
electric car yesterday afternoon and us
tained a dislocation of tie right shoulder,
as well as an ugly scalp wound.
James P. Story, a young man HWng
at Ku. 1IM2 Hair street southeast, bad his
liaud mashed in a machine yeetcrdayift r
noon at the Columbia Lead Works, on Soiub
Capitol street, where he it employed.
Ernest Uil'bs, the Ice man who fractured
his skull by falling irom the ice house on
Water street, was successfully operated on
at the Emergency Hospital and the physi
cians said yesterday that he is in a much
Mr. George H. Pullman, for the past three
years associated with (tie Amerle.m Na
tional Red Cross as financial sccreUiry, has
resigned his connection with that organi
sation, other engagements demanding hi1
The work on the handsome new syn
agogue of the Washington Hebrew Con
gicgatlon lb ticing pushed, and the frame
work for the large central dome, which
will be one of the feutures of the struc
ture, liaalrcady!vn begun.
Edward Morris, an old soldlr( fifty
three years of age, wa; found dead in lied
yesterday morning by Benj. Uolton, with
whom he lived at No-1032 Twelfth ftrcet
southeast. A certificate of deaoli from
heart disease wns given by the coroner.
Alice Junlfer, coloreJi quarreled with
hor husband at their home, No. L1 iilxth
street southwest, yesterday afternoon and
during the wrangle the mnn struok heron
the head with 11 stick of wood, necessitat
ing her removal to the Emergency Hospital.
Junlfer was arrested-
The ladies ot the Church of the Advent
will give a New England dinner at the resi
dence at the corner ot .Slth and T streeis
northwest, this evening, when all the v altr
respes will be attired in tlie costume of the
Puritan Priscllla. and a menu of New Eng
land dishes be served.
Eddie Kemper, eight years old, living at
No. 1212 G street northeast, while on his
way to school yesterday afternoon, was
knocked down and run over by a two-horse
couuty wagon, driven by a colored man,
who did not even stop to ascertain the
boy's Injuries The boy was not teriouMy
JN THE SAME STRING.
John E. MfulritMi lenies n IteLioit
About IlHiMlmrg and Oruanient.
Lexington, Ky., Dec. 7. The report that
John t. Madden, the oivnir of Hambuig,
and Charlie Patterson. owner of Oniamen,
have fallen out and will dissolve partiur
ship because Madden wanted to dbe'ttrge
Trainer Pierce,, is denied here clir.un
Pierce wah here today, but left this after
noon for Loui-ville, to Join Madden. He
says he will train for Madden next set-01.
Madden telephoned this afternoon from
Louisi'IHe to his friends here that there
Is no truth in the report and that Chailie
Patterson ha1 only taken a portion rf
their strj'.g of race hor.es to Memphis to
be wintered. Hamburg and Ornainjnt,
Madden savs, will rae In the same stn'ile
SI3.50 Irish Frieze Over
coats. ExcellcntqualltyBlacklrish Frieze
Overcoats that were regularly $13.50
are reduced to $7.25. Well made and
lined, elegantly finished. A grand
S12.50 Kersey Overcoats.
Another splendid value! We must
sacrifice these flue grade regular
$12.50 value Blue and Black Kersey
Overcoats In order to reduce stock.
These garments are elegantly made
and trimmed they have Tine French
facing and silk velvet collar also
triple Itallau cloth lining.. ST.SG
POOH PEOPLE li WIHTEH
Major jUootg's Report oil tlio
Police Relief Work.
SHOULD BE IN OTHER HANDS
Methods Employed in Distributing
A E.sistunce Policemen, the Chief
Thinks, Should He Emme-d in No
Other Duties Than Those of Pro
tection of Persons and Property.
Commissioner Wight and Major Muoie,
superintendent ol police, several days ago
had a protracted conference with regard
to the destitute poc.r of the Distiiet, and
their prospects for tlie coming winter.
' The part that the polite department
takes in the winter charity work vu
also utdcr discussion. Commissioner Wight
suggested at the time to Major M-.ore
that tlie story of the roUce end .tr the Dis
trict charity work be embodied in a writ
This leport was submitted yistenl.iy with
a suggestion fiom Major Moore that this
eating for the destitute should be taken
entlieiy out of the hands or Jl.e ;olice If
possible, as it is tne tf tie many outside
duties of 1 he dr ( antiicnt that 'ake .nvay
ficn. their usefulness In IJie pre'ution ahil
detection of ciime. Tie repert iays:
'Washington is neither north nor touth,
with a southein nativity among residents
far in excess of any city situated id a
latitude so far north, who. are largely de
pendent upon dry winters. Mostly colored,
they succumb easily lo the cold. Theroare
many famllle., residing here wRho it hus
1)0 ml and father: widows who came here
after the war; families of the men who
fi-und employment here in former years,
but who have died and left them without
support. There arc many women forn erly
in the departments, now at other work,
who barely eke out an existence.
"Tlie nolleu force of the DIslrifit l.as
since Its organization been ued as a dis
tributing agency for the poor in winter.
It has been established that in tlie ceuisc
of tbeii tour of duty policemen meet with
cases of distress. Strangers first nppenl
to them: the imposter Is not apt to do so:
the promotional tramp will not do it suc
cessfully. Familiar with their beats, thev
know tlie indigent, and where they live
al: the time, where they suffer in winter
Major Moore speaks of tlie pitiably lim
ited means of support that many ot the
families have In winter who manage to
get along 'airly comfortably In summer.
A little sewing for the women, selling
papers by the boys, the dumps for tnel ire
their only resources.
Many young girls without families, ami
"w holly "without employment, are also
among the cares of e police, and in
addition to all these arc the ..Id and
dependent classes who must Ji.ivo relief
in whiter or starve or free.e.
As to the methods the polire, Major
"If the applicant ib not known to an
officer, he learns who be is, and enough
about him to enable him to report for or
against the cry for relier.
"If favorable report is made to the lieu
tenant, of the precinct, the latter, IE au
thorized by headquarters to aid the ioor.
and this depends upon the means in hiid,
issues an ordei from a record in which
he writes name, address, etc., of the per
son assisted on a stub, and die original
he fills as ai: order ou .1 nearby grocery or
coal yard for food to the amount of say
$2, and fuel to the extent ot a quarter of
"At the end of each month the merchant
to whom such orders are gien lenders his
account n gainst the department, accom
panying it with the lieutenant's oiders as
'When the department lias but a fmal
fund at command only the most urgent
cases are helped, where tlere is sickness,
babies or other special reason. All diph
theria, scarlet feer and contagious dis
ease cr-ses hae heretofore been assltd
by the police. To them the health olf.cer
and many physiciiaus refer the uoor in
whose families such casts preall.
"There are other persons who avoid the
uniformed officer women and men who
would rather perish than make known
their distress. A great many such ome
to headquarters and make their appeals
'quietly. There are others who never
make known their troubles, who some
times are accidentally learned of or who
may be discovered through tiie Sunday
tchool, church or charitable association.
"When great snow storms prevail, and
goods and provisions are sent to tlie sta
tion houses, the packaged are Inventoried
and dealt out where deserving peisons
apply. A ton of coal Isoften dumped m a
station house yard and tlie poor line up
and cairy it away in binall basket lots.
"The interest on the centennial '.laugural
fund of $33,000 isavaitable by the District
in this connection.''
GliADE CROSSING PKOBT.KM.
District CoiiiiiiisMoners nnd Railroad
There was nn Important hearing In re
lation to the grade crossings problem on
the Pennsylvania and Southern railroad
lines In the District and the matter of a
union station before the District Com
missioners yesterday. Prominent ol fleers
of both these roads and of the Chesapeake
nnd Ohio and Atlantic Coast Line were
closeted with Commissioners Wignt and
Black for two hours.
AGAINST CiVIL SERVICE REFORM
Maryland Republican Club tJ.ist.is
to Various Charges.
A general protest against civil service
reform was made lost night at the meet
ing or the Maryland Republican Chit),
held ut its rooms, No. 923-F street north
west. Communications were read show
ing tl at ocr SO per cent of the offers
are held by Democrats and that when a
Republican goes to Capt. Black, engineer
Commissioner lor the DMrlct, for em
ployment and mentions his meritorious
war seivice Cupt. Black tells him that
the war has been over for thirty years
and says that is "no claim at this mte
Officers for the ensuing year were elect
ed as follows. C. M. Forrest, president;
Col. D A. Grosvenor, first vice president;
Dr. W. L. Robbinb, second vice president;
C. H Kienti, secretary; J. W Pcur&ou,
corresponding secretary; R..T. Beall, treas-
&9S& 'S9'QS&, fe-i&'US&'-tQ
The latest in size, style
and ornamentation. Real
works of art.
Cor. 9th and E Sts.
Men's Overcoats. ,
Men's Blue and Black Beaver
Oiercoats and a few Chinchillas
Ecgular $8.00 C&O R
Men's Single and Double-breasted
Blue and Black Kersey
ur:l":f .0.?!:$4. 8 7
sc-m Xn Believing.
Men's Melton Overcoats four
SiffiSf $5 - 2
Men's Clay-lined Overcoats heavy
satin sleee lining raw edge made
or the rinest material, 2iQ !
ruily worth $20 $900
Voting Men's JJox Oercoatsr-nll
the ncwestshadesandbtjles. These
coats were formerly .51 2. Toucan
aat!;.e...?'..0..u..'...c!.Q.? 86. 26
Hundreds of Children's Sulla at
$1.00, $1.25, $1 10, $1.00 and
Children's Reefersn-ade in Chin
chfllas, oucles nnd plain Bea
vers; laige pearl button. -S3. SO
Young Alen'i? Suits,
$2 75. S3.50 and $.f.oo.
Men's $0 Casslmere 3 Q $P
Suits very stylish.... 3P&gOJ
Men's $9.50 Double-
Men's $10.00 Blue and Black
Single-breasted Cheviot ssl &
Men's $12.00 Fancy & 7C
Worsted 8ults 0.
Men's $15.00 Fine Black Clay
Worsted Suits heavy - ir? siTS
Men's $18X0 Suits, silk or cas
slmere lined-ery finest material:
biriglc or double-breast- atrgj, V fZ
ed x?v?i sJ
Men's $0.50 Reefers storm col
larsJust the thing Si 3 ffi
for wheelmen-. 'OnyiJ
Cor. 9th and E Sts.
5J-5J SiJsJ i :
The List Grows !
The list of Washington Job I
printers, machinists imu manti- j
facturing concerns that employ I
electricity as a power is grow- j
lng longer every year. If you J
once use electric power, you will i
never have use for any other
kind. We supply current for
power or light.
j. s. isi.i.c 1 ..ic uiiuri.vG CO
213 14th st. un. 'Phono 77.
urcr; W. J Cater, sergeant nt arms, and
11. It. Tappnti, J. C. Cross, W. J. Cntor,
J. B. Simmering, ,T. L Barnes, and J C.
Dowel!, executive committee.
UNCLE SAM AV1LL BID.
Government Guarantees Its Own
Good Faith "With u Voucher.
The Government has not yet received any
intimation from the purchasers of thctJntoii
Pacific Railway as to whether It will bid
at the sale of the Kansas Pacific, which
will be held on the 10tb lust. The Secre
tary of tint Treasury has. therefore, put
the Government in position to bid by -sending
a transfotwirder tor $000,000 in favor
ot the master-of 'the court which has di
rected the sale. This amount cau be
drawn upon bj ch n gout of the Treasury,
who will bid ut tlie sale.
ENGLISH AND MAKKHOFF
Victims of Yesterday's-Runaway Ac
Henry Ei.gllsh und Conrad Markhof r. who
were seriously injured Monday after
noon in a runaway, at Eighth and I
streets, and taken to the Emergency Eos
pital, were reported yesterday afternoon
ae n uch imptoicd. English fiaetured
Ms skuII, and Markhoff sustained a severe
scalp wound. MarkliofC was remo.-ed lo
to his home, but English remained for !.n
operation, which was successfully per
formed. Chicago's New Public Hulldiug.
Postmaster Gordon, of Chicago, and Wil
liam Cobb, architect of the rropoed L.-
Chicago public building, were at the Treas
ury yesterday to consult with Postuii&ter
General Gary nnd Secretaryof the Treasury
Gage as to certain changes of plan for the
building, with special reference to the Hist
floor. The proposed changes, the Ohica
goans say, will secure 30,000 more feet of
You arc suffering because you are skep
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jou hesitate to expend more money, fearing
that results may prove as heretofore un
satisfactory. We uro investing thousands
or dollars in tlie endeavor to bring to your
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"We are clearing every Suit and every Overcoatfromourlsttlooratthegreat
cht price-sacrifice ever KNOWN! Goingtoaddthefiiiestandmostexclusive
line of Men's an dEoys' Furnishings ever seen In Washington-and we are
fighting for the necessary ROOM.
Choice Today of Men's $10,
$12 and $15 Suits Single
or Double-breasted Sacks
Very Newest' Styles
Fancy Choviots-Cassimercs Whipcords and Worstcds-ln blue, black
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REPUBLICS OP TIE SOOTH
History of Education in Mexico
and Cenlr.il America.
AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION
Disadvantages' Under "Which the
Lund of the Montezumas Labor, d
in Endeavoring to Establish a.
3-"orin of Government Llko That of
Amcript Struggle for Liberty.
Tlie bureau of education has republished
the history ot education lu Mexico and
Central America, written by F. F. Illlder.
It is set fortt, that Mexico and the repub
lics of Centrul America have a history
which is exceedingly interesting to eery
thoughtful nnd unprejudiced student or
human life and progress on thlH continent.
To the people or tills country Mexico 'ias
a peculiar interest, especially from the Tact
that in her long struggle for liberty she has
always looked up to this country is her
model apd has proved iter confidence lu our
institutions bv udoptlng them as th basis
for hr own. In her ef rorts to establish a
republican form or government, Me vlco has
labored under tremendous disadvantage!, tis
compared with our own bnttlo for inde-P'-ndence.
In Mexico there wns only one
ruling clas-P, rendered autocratic and ty
rannical by. centuries of domination over
people so ignorant that they did not know
enough to be unhappy i their lot, nor to
form plans to improve it.
The chaotic past has been very dark
and to a superficial observer it may have
appeared almost hopeless to expect that
a free nt,d piogresive republic mnl'l
arise from the discordant elementx, but
each upheaval has left the country a little
in advance, and the outlook for the past
few yeuiF has beei brighter thau tver
before. Mr. HHder Eets forth that In the
constructions of their constitutions this
country and Mexico made grievous errors,
which In both instances came near destroy
ing the governments. We guaranteed
slavery and made religion free. Mexico
abolished slavery, but restricted the right
of worship to a single sect. Both these
errors have been rectified, but by the
fearful expenditure of blood and treas
ure. The enlightened and sagacious states
men of Mexico, says Mr. HUder, can look
with pride on a history teeming with
the details of a heroic struggle for lib
erty, and to tho future as offering a
brilliant prospect Tor the enjoyment or
the benefits and blessings of republican
institutions. For the full fruition of their
hopes and aspirations the great necunKity
is that the people, by tlie diffusion of
knowledge and the Fpread of cducaticn,
may become worthy citizens and judicious
conservators of the liberty that has been
won for them. Popular education mutt
now do for Mexico what no other agency
cau accomplish toward building t.p a
government "of the people, for the peo
p'.e and by the people," whos founda
tions must be laid in an intelligent end
The population of Mexico in lSOIt was
12,050,0-16. An orriciul authority clauses
the present population as consisting of 19
per cent European nnd Spanish-American,
3S per cent Indian, and 43 per cent of
In spite ot all the turmoil and unrest of
the years which followed the downfall of
the Spanish power in Mexico, the attention
ol tlie government was directed toward the
question of education. The first law on
the subject, which was compiled by Don
Jose Louis Mora, during tlie presidency of
Gen. A ntotilcLopezde Santa-Anna, wis pro
mulgated in October, 1833. I he clergy
were excluded from taking any part In
public education maintained at the expense
of tho government, and tn ancient clerical
university was suppressed.
For several years the country was cc n
Milscd by war with France and civil Tar,
but the cause of education was not lost
tight of. The war with this country pre
vented any progress in national educt'ional
matters, and then came the revolution c.f
Thecor.ftitutlonal republic wasestablished
iu 1855. and one of its tirsl acts was to
restore the educational lav.' of 1833.
In October, 1S87, thecommittee on public
instruction of the House of Deputies pre
sented a bill to enforce compulsory edu
tion within tin Federal district and Terri
tories, which became a law in 1SSS. The
prinripal provisions of this law were the
making primary Instruction obligatory and
free lor al children ljctween the ages -f
six and twelve years, directing the estab
lishment of a primary school for boys and
girls for every -1,000 inhabitants, which
ptoportion might be raised m the ter, I
tories of Tepic and Lower California, 4 he
schools to be placed under the contr 1 jf
the loea authorities, who were to nave
control of the funds and appoint diree'ors
The Capitol Esplaimde.
To the Editor or The Times:
The Capital Traction Company several
tinrjs has tried to cut through the CapUol
erouiid, and have just had a bill in
troduced Tor the third time at least
iu the House of "Representatives grau:i.ig
them the riht ot way along and through
the east front of the Capitol grounds, 'n
other words, to use the east esplanade of
the Capitol for a doublclineot tracks.
Can'l something be done to keep these
grounds for tho public use and keep tl.-s
corporation out? The citizens of Capitol
Hill and of East Washington have long
used the grounds for recreation.
Please do something to save them.
L. M L.
Do you know that you cau have
The Morning, Evening and Sunday
Time-. the only COMPLETE news
paper published in "Washington
served to you by carrier for fifty
cents a month?
At Half Price.
Before making your holiday pur
chases, don't foil to examine numer
ous desirable articles iu decorated
china, glass, brlc-a brae, etc., whicn v
will be sold at half price. Several "
tables full. y
Your Inspection cordially Invited. S
Tottery, Porcelain, Gla.s, Etc ,
1215 F ST., and 121 1 (5 ST. V
1 Why Not Be 1
This cold, damp weather?
For a few
muj-j nt mscu
Gas Hesters at Cjo oq
1 Oil Heaters at $ ,99
I Felt Weather Strip-
ping.perfoot 1 K'c
g FREE-Tlie celebrated Enterprise Cook K
j Book, containing .10 recipes. 5
I Frank E. Hopkins, 1
g 422 Ninth N. W. S
0 dc4-tt g
LOOM' DOOR CHECK close a door
without slamming. Doesn't get
out or order. JOHN B. ESPEVT
1010 Pa. ftvo. no22-tf,em
Scissors, Knives, Razors!
Properly sharpened by expert cutler
und surgical instrument maker.
C. BREZ, 609 i3th St. N. V.
B & () 8TOKAUECO..I0 to 16 E 1
" x w et.ne.-$l to $3 per month. J
Snow, lee and Asphalt.
Xaats as wcU as Connon Shoes.
Coats but n Triflo Hore.
nave then put on your horses, and secure confort
and safety for diem and for yourself.
J. B. KENDALL,
618 Pa. Ave. N. W.
ssexss $$" jw
Will think a good deal more -,
of you if you own a slice of 8
mother earth. Now is yjur $
chance to buy a beautiful lot at
West Chevy Chafie-splendid
drainage, sewerage and water $
throughout. Prices are roost rea-
sonable.and liberal inducements $
are offered to build yourself a
WEST CHEV Y CUASE SURUI.
vision, - $
Office, 1301 F st. nw. Office
also ou the grounds. del tf
$ S 5 Sh&S $k$ 8&r3 & $ ssf
Will Go On Your Bond
in criminal and civil cases, will oot at
receiver, assignee, guardian or trustee.
W ill prosecute claims or all kinds, and will
nuy and sell such as are assignable. "Will
purchase real eetate whose title Ib da
fecttve or in dispute, or will clear uo
a uffccountWner,L WiU Par bacfc taxea a'
This company makes a specialty ot
street and steam railroad accident cases.
ro charge mr consultation. Financial a-
We term U iU,J'ant3 on 'eason-
Tbose about to bring suit for dlvorcu
ibould consult the company before taking
Washington Law & Claims Co.
JOHN G. SLATEH, President,
Offlcus, 472 Lou..siiiiin Ave. 2C. XV
We have been told
that into our $20 and
Suits we give as good
tulloriug and us fine
h line of woolens to
select from as others
In town akfrom Slo
to S15 more for. Cull
and ask us to prove it.
A. W. KnAM.'ls,
U23 Pennsylvania Avt
Do yen lviiov that you' can have
The Morning. Evening: and SiukI.m
Tunes the only COMPLETE news
paper iiiiblii.el in Washln-iton
served to you by carrier for fift
cents a month'.'
I Have :You
THE MATTER OF
and of getting your home In readi
ness for the holidays?
If you will call at our store you will find our
stock is brim full' of suggestions as to proper
articles to buy, either for your own use or for
A Mnall deposit and we will put what you select
aside tUl you are ready to have It dettvered.
Cobbler Seat Imckera....
Toilet Sets, decorated
Oak Costumers 69c
Parlor Suites, 5 pieces S14.00
Oak Chamber Suites $12.50
HOUSE & HERRMANN,
Liberal Furnishers. 7th & I Sts. N. W. J
Tlie Busy Corner.
8fclr & Market Space.
Wait until the last .fays or yoU W,H be
.VtU.t. r 'i.11'0 tcr"he whirl ol tee DsMfSt
means ac ICa" lutt fc"tW WL f'6
J he ball started .Monday, and it rriieU
up ami itinvii ti c. jr wocr ...... ... . . ...
pioye hau time to uhiik (,rKu)d u,,i.:e
even fcoi.ie or cur mimir help w. s a.ied
into ser.a-e. Itseenteanstitou.:. ll4 m-m,
Chrifttinas valuta. Again today. r","t
mi mt well for us y-terL,y they
brougnt more cuirteiutr to tr ee tw.:. rs
uiau any uaj tuts year. Wt soii ,u!i pat
torus, SKtrt pattern, wab. pwieriis and
s.lns for ia.ify work.
..'iuft. li,,lB ""'wa. Ail-silk i i ma,
such as piiiK, iilue, yllw, ml , Iaieu
dcr. canary ana carumai issc sd
-o-iucii Ail-Silk black s tia ula r,
when we say all silk we in-aa thut - ery
thread is woven by tho s.ik. woriu.
Special holiday price &8C
street .-iiauen in l-meli Jioiie Ui,.-
elour, the greatest wearii. iu: !.. -; . e
wraMc fabric looiiifl. Speixal h..b
day price sqc
iiaiuinie iigureii Ueig..i,:ie, u. e
leading coiiiMn.itioiia exip l-it pn ts
for waists orcompletvgowB!,. Sspm
holiday price 69c
HO styles of lilgb-gr.ide SBR. sun . t .,r
waiKs.sklrts,linlHgortriiuu:igs c I fe.,
stripes, pi.j Ju, juain satitt ducU---!-. tu c t ior ,
black mirror moire, black tatleta, ee.a:.g
brocades und tw-tone noveltr tafieU .i
grawl aggregation of (lualities and
stjle. Soeci.it iMiIklay price 69c
Jar cxjiuplete lhie of Plain Cli.i.,;ea je
Taffetas Including the best loreii. Kiitl
Americiiu makes. npreseiiUng it haiiil r
more of the iihwc be-.iulifiri cotorUgs ever
shown over a silk counter; heavy and
rcrtlmg. Special holiday pnee 68c
lion net' ila U StiK alio m oi i ,
la--aioft's latest fad in ibtee ttaa. ti-
for haulsoi: e rich gowr.s tbtfe- j o..s
!ae ii eiiual for hea.it v. ftnirh and
wear. Special hoiiiiav prie-es,
S3..25- SSX.GO- ss.oo
Our silk Derarit! eut i on theFir i o r.
Main Building. ,
1 ,". ?atin-covere1 Pip Cush
ions, in all shapes and '! r,
22c. 25C and 2Sc each.
We bad an epidemic of Dress- '.oMla
buyer' eteroay- ot-r large font- r n-n-people
Hail all they couht do to ftr-ir tu
trade. Lots of piopie buy tug eful j reg
ents oT thk liMi. ami manr more t. v- g
for their own immediate use. TMlay
tne traae nail si auotr ihMn. . iC
theae special holiday values:
DouWe-whUh all-wool Clota Mis.
tnre. KeilnctHl Irom 2Pe lo v--Oc
Navy Blue Storm Serges, 28 lo&es
wide. Iledwed from 29e to X9c
All-wool Henriettas, m nay, fuyrtle.
garnet, brown, wine, nellotrore and new
-J9e to 29c
All-wool Covert Mixture", six iltfrw
ent styles. 4() inches wide. Iferoceil
from 53c to 38o
All "bade in -to-ituh Silk FiiHf-h Keci
ettart. KeiliKred rroui 0S?c to 48c
40 and 43-itieh Fancy Wool Plaidfc.hand
soiuelr barred with silk. Upniced
front !9c to 39c
50-inch All-woo! Storm Serge, 4S-Ine-h
All wend Cheviots and 4-m h AK
wool Anuures, illuminated colerfags.
Ss-inch black Storm Serge, a splen
did quality, which sold for 29e 19c
Yard wid black Wool Rroc ados, fn
Islied with swell satin figure. He
due d fniu45r. to 25c
Mohair and Wool Fanev lirofa'Se.-v
iu black, 45 inch-is wide, and
worth o0e 39c
Black all wool Ladies Cloth. 50 istch
es wiue. relueed from 5fe to 39c
Five ilWtuet tyles, In fancy black taftcd
Novelties: a superior line of f ahlonarfe
fabrio. which were i5c 45c
45-1-icb All-wool Mack Henrietta:
was- 59c 39c
All ww' biack Imperial Serge a swwi
oiiality, 45 incbes wide: reduced from
39c to 25C
Wkte-wale blaek Imperial Serge, 4&
mehes wie'e reduced from 39c to.. 25c
Granite Cloth Suitings, 4 inches
wide: reduced Trom 69c to 49c
A very ftneouflhty of I -luck Braver,
5 2 iuch3' w ide, whL-h wasS2 S3..49
G2hS3 f-S xt k 44r&S $& -
Lowest Price f
1 for Fuel f
S ever named are the prices quoted
. ou Cuke. Yet there i u.t amtlir x
2 fuel tb.it contains So many gcod
v qualities. Gctat-truamtedwttltCoke. 7
40 bu. Uncrushed Coke, $2.9tt Z
i 40 bu. Crushed Coke, S3.ro 4
Washington Gas Light Co.,
413 Tenth st. nw ,
Or at 1 2th& M sts.se.. 26t!& G sts.
And Uas Appliance Ex., 1 124 N. Y.
x&SsJ ShS-xS &$? hS-5 s..fx3 &S
That Dollar Palm
Is a ten strike for you; it's worth doubte
tlie prico. We have them e"en lower.
CYCLAMEN'S the thing if you want Hwne
thitig to thm all winter. A guott pfcMtC.
for SI .00.
012 loth St. X.
Chlchmttr llncUsh ilUraact! Qraad.
Orlclaaland OcIt Craulne.
sure unit rHiabic ladies S
Dnnul 'jt till. &'- 5nlt- '-Xi
vnen.l A. imi ia Itrtl xzi J. swtIBcVw
-Vllifl'Mic i rt wits b'm- n-6uii Tate l?
y&a other. Erur dasierrvvg n.Wriftt-
E "KeUtC Tor I-mile," milT.bTTturm
Soil bj an Local D.-JtEl'-' I'ltllAUJU fA.
Oak Dining Chairs.
Brussels Carped. . . . .
' Dinner Sets, 112 pieces $9.75
1 Parlor Healers S2.50
l Hair Mattress, 40 lbs S5.00
as Gifts i
J GALT & BRO.? j
X Jewelers, Silversmiths and Stationers,
1 107 Penn. Avenue. f
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