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TIMES, W-SHINGTQy, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1397
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pedaling the brake may be set to any pressure desired. JNw
delights are opened up to every class of cyclists. The strong already know the pleasure of fre
'quent coasting, while the weak, with its assistance, may descend the steepest hills with per
fect ease and safety. It's a hard matter to make you nppreciate the full advantages withwoicte.
Come to our store and see a demonstration that this is U12 greatest improvement in cycle con-(-s
ruction since the invention of the pneumatic tire. Remember that this is not public property
only the Eclipse will be fi.ted with the Morrow Brake and Coaster. - ' '
" ' After careful cons'derat' on, and flndlngth&t tlioy require so little in tbe way of ropolra, wo
,hfVV concluded to rnpair ALL Eclipse BicVclca absolutely free of charso, punctures, accidents,
&c-, included, wten brought to our sroro, Kaurteentn ana H streets, by owner.
igk " BRANCHES:
xk$- 'E: H:"Nmmeyer, jr.,
Ui6,Ui3 E St, N. V.
vftv Lee Counselman,
g ' ' 3019 M Street NT. TV.
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Can you think
of a more serviceable or appropriate Christmas token
than a handsome suit or overcoat or fancy vest? Would
it not be a propsr one for yourself?
And these useful articles, too, at half their value.
A grand present, with deep collar,
caslmere lining; splendid quality
Double-breasted or -with lone
capes, tlie new styles; a iiist use
ASD UP. j
Full Dress Suits.
Tliat others asU S3.00, -ne -sell at
Fancy Silk Vests.
Biiisle or double-breasted,
OTDTJiIT AT A imc of
OJT JJJWX,r I I Tweeds and
Kle or double
price lsll 00
For those sending gifts out
free of charge.
LOEB & CO.,
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Now is the time to parchase your holiday
cilfv. "VN'c hac the largest aud most complete
lme! oT A ftiletic XSoods and Bicycle that are
to be found, and price- aie nghu Spalding's
namcon -n hat j ou purchase b a guarantee the
goods are the best.
One Quality only Spalding
Qualitj thebe-t. ....
Spalding Blue Racer
Chain TVheeL The Model Eacing Wheel
- Chaiu "Wheel. New and Improved
Road-Av heels reduced from 5103 to $SO
A lew remaining -at fecial prices
i897,MAJESTICS Ha e alw ays sold for $75; now $30
Good as gold. Price $25
And Hundreds of Other Suitable Presents.
AG. 'Spalding & Bros.,
Wabhington Bicycle i. Athletic Headquarters.
1013 Pennsylvania Avenue.
OPPOSITION TO POTTER.
Trouble Developing Over tlie "Wheel
uieu'i Pre-slilentinl Election.
ew York, Dec. 21. Oppofcition to the
infltllc'uey of 1. B. Totter for re-electicn
uf.prf b'eiit of the Xi A. VT. has c'"e eloped.
Sterlinjr Hlliott, of Boston, is directing the
oppjition, and seems to have a. tilp follow
ing. Gi-orge J). Gideon, or Philadelphia,
ex-clialrman of the racing toard, i& niliott's
Pugilist Ctoot's Deith Accidental.
Lontidif; Dec. 1 "Jimmy" Tarry, the
Chicago pugilist, and Jus co-defendants,
his second, "White, and a, number of at
taclies of the National Sporting Club, io
"were binder axret-upon a charge of man
Haugliter, bc?causc of the death of W-altcr
CrooV, as tfeo -result or a fwenty-round
boufcAvithEarron December 6,cre for
mally Jdisch'arged la the Eu Elreot police
court today m"
THAT'S ITU 1
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This cut gives a very compieliensive idea of the Morrow
Erake aoQ Totter. It enables the rider to coast without re
inovinsf tha feet from the pedals, and by a slight back.-
READ THIS GUARANTEE.
J. D. Lasley, Manager,
14th and H Streets.
ilake very liandsomo Rifts. Tlie cut
and finiMi of ours arc beyond criti
cism. Full Dress Pique Ve'sts.
Cotltscrew Suit Mn-
breasted. The regular
of the city we will ship goods
910 F St. N. W.
WHEELS RIMED WITH FIRE
Horrors of ihe Train Wreck at
The Five InJnVed TnseiigCr& He-
covering Slxiy Cars Destro-ed
111 tliu Wild Huv.17.
Altooui Fa., Dec. 21 Earl y this mo'ji-
ing the hudj r Braleman Cliarlci A'unijr
"was reimncil from the. clebrib of the grjit
"v reck v hirli -courred in the Altoo.n rd,
and a few hours later the third riuim,
Erakeman Stephen Cyrbln. " ah fouml iad
on a he: p ' ivrecUagc thirty feet 4n the
air. Thfr lie injured at the hospital ara
impm ing, andtire Considered in 11O danger.
At 8 o'clock this eenlng Lvo wreCving
crewb, -ith a force or i'OOmen, are Mill
at iork ou the ruins, ha ing worked 2on
tinuoublj Tor twenty four hours. Vhe
latest estiniatftbi place the numLcr ot ars
destrojed at sixty fifty siv frelu'lt and
four passenger carp. The los wllntib
ably teach $160,000.
Engii eer Burkct, who had charge or the
runawaj train, said that in the wild 'ide
down the mountain, the wheels or the
locomotie and the Iront care became red
hot and appeared to be bordered by a lini
or fire. The woodwork of the'ean, c.u;ght
Tire from the tremepdous heat genencd.
Eolh he and the fireman stuck bravely to
their posts, and despite the Tact that the
engine plunged through flftoen cars, and
was overturned, both men escaped with
tALE'a ASKKTHAr,i, TEAM.
Game With Infantry Will Be PInyd
on rcow VearV Eve .
The manager or the Yale ba&ketuall
team last niglit wired President S. P.
House, ol the District League, that his
team -will arrive here on tbe morning of
December 31, and play the lnrantry team
that c ening.
The teums will play rive men a side, Piid
national rules will govern, and the game
promi-cf to be tlie athittic cent of the
Indoor season, and numerous requests have
alreadj been rccchetl by the local mana
gers fcr leserved seals.
The Yale team will line-up as follows.
A. H. Riarpe, center! J. K. Clarke, left
guard; G. W. Clarke, right forward; WMI.
Peck, captain, l.'f t-guard, and-fj. C iToore,
right guaid. ;.
The lnrantry i,;fie will be selected
from among Jlieljowint regular teumi
Harry Lee, E. r.a J. Schaf hirt. "F. W.
Burnett, H.-JIcCabe8am Phreve, L. Chap
man, R. Ucujrh.L.-IIufjbes, and. J. Hooker.
A Litti&j&irl &
nbe.Etc, Mt.li oran pictures, fancy paper,
eto J.JAir GOULD. 421-lfifisl -
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GOLD LACE POLICE FORCE
New York's Chief Believes in
The 1'encp Couscratin.s of the Hi:
Cii3- Will llc'NLMiible Jlilituiy
New Vork, Dec. 21.-Chier,fMcCulIag!i
hah been at work for the pisr few v.vks
on cJui.ea iir the uniform yl tte Com
niauding officers of the l'liceforce. The
uniform' will be of a iiiilitnry'cliar.ictur,
and will be 1 uwl to designate the rank
of eaih orriecr in a niil1tar"fail..'oii It
is intended to have, if pusulbie, thii, uni
form adopteil by tlie forte of Greiter
In the uniform tl t chief take the rank
corresponding to brigadier" general, the
deputj chiefs that of colonel, tlieinspector-i
to niajut, tl.c captain to uiptitjiyind 1,'iC
Eergcauts to lieutenants Tlie chief's idea
is to do away with (service stripes for all
the orricers above tlie rank of serzpnnt.
The ranks, or IIl of Titers will be deig
natcil on the collar. - n
Tlie chiefh dress --oat will hatesi .tandi"g
j military collar of -ichut. it, will i.ae a
gold fctar on each hide of the .collar ahd a
gold star 011 each hleee. '
The deputies' collar will he the same as
that or the thief, but will haea 'goldeigle
instead of a Mar on collaratufbleexc-..
The him e ctors will hae an .oak leaf, the
captaiiih twofold Lar-j andfnlo' serge 1 itjj
one gold liar. ,'
Th. chief wnll lae iclVet-icllrrs on his
fcleees out V fcl'apc, with a f drdcr o'f t ,no
stripes of gold lace about tlejylci.of -ho
elet T deputies' and iipectors'r-uffh
will be the Fame, thecaptalhs (llaii a
collar of 11. o) air and plain Tyiffi,, and the
sergeant h will tiae plain collar an 1 .jffs.
Tlie caps of the chief dcputles'and inspec
tors will hae a -velet 1-and with trimming
of gold lace, and the captiln aiid eigei its
plain with the gold lace trimming.
The chiefs idea is to do away with the
det-iguatiun of captain, sergeant ami other
orricial designation by words on the caps,
and insert in the scroll in front of the in
bignia or ofrice ah denoled;:iljove' The
cbi2riuggeststh.ichang2 in belts Inste ide f
the buckle with the word "Pjliee," le
would placea gold Loal-ol-jrmsdf theSti'e
on tlie buckle, and a plain coat-of-arms tf
enamel bebw the rank of and including the
captains . '
Chier McCullagh Jiad a drcts coat on x
hibitioti today at headquarters XIcCu:iaj;li
changed the stripe or the mounted police
rrom yellow to blue and the tasfcels on the
sticks from red to blue and the oficers to
whits. He Nipgested also the paiuting or
the patrol wagons blue instoad of red
ADOPTS HXTEXSIOX REPORT.
Mount Plensant Citizens! AKHnciution
Giants Traction Co: Application.
A special meeting of the Mount Pleas
ant Citizens' Association waq held last
evening to consider the report of '.lie com
mittee on street railways The, report,
which favored the contemplated extent
sion of the Capital Tract?(oiv Cqinpa'ij'
through that section, met with decided
oppositioi from some members' of'the asso
ciation, 'but wat finally adopted l)y u
two thirds vote.
The route or extension proposcjd by the
Capital Traction Company Is fronv'its .pres
ent tcrmlnusat Fourteenth and Parktrcets
norteRt, northerly along 'tliirtenth
street extended by slnglp track to Howard
avenue; thence westerly on HoiWd ave
nue to Seventeenth Mreet extended; thence
on Seventeenth street extended to Park
street: thence easterly on Park street to
Fourteenth street, the place of beginning
After reviewing the situation and the
benefits and alantages to be deriied by
the property -holilprs in that sectioh of the
citj, and the" traeling public generally,
the committee expressed the uninimous
opinion that the contemplated qxtens-ion
woulO afforl greater and more Immediate
accommodation to the people ot'Mount
Pleasant than anj other contemplated ex
tension of the existing street imllroads of.
the District. , tii t.
Th adcption of the report' jVaj -mo vad
by Sir. Lionard and oppoted iy tMossrs.
fJole, En en , Nixon and othefs.nvho based
their opposition on the widtli ofjllowird
a-venuc and Park street, through which
the pioposed extended tracks bjltl pass.
Mr. N.xon offered an arnpiidmepijp the
report, changing the route from Park-street
'to Grant street, and then to cotirfqfcwitb
the Keajnn Avenue Railway. -,-,J-
Mr. Watson also offeied a resoiMun
relattM- to the adopted reportvjUclfwas
refer ed to the committee onJifsetji rail
ways. ")"v -fls .'''
Open evening's until.Xmas,
FOR the especial ben
efit of those who
wish to give clothes
for Xmas, we offer you
3'our pick today of the
nobbiest line of men's
single a u d double
breasted sack suits in
$!0 to $20
liliev are fullv enual
to the $10 to $2)5, lilies shown any
where else. Md'tffrom good-wearing
chev ots in black, blue, and
mixed effsct-s. Goats lined with
good quality befoe. Pants cut close
or medium as desired. Perfectly
fitted bsfore they leave the store,
Parker, Bridget & Co.,
Clothiers, '' "315 7th St.
ATHLETES AT A SMOKER
Local Boxers at tlie Washington
Athletic Clubhouse Last Nierht
A "Wilmington Youngster ILul a
Dmw and Tlicn Issued a. Clinl-
ltitige to Arthur Joiicm
The first "athittic pinokcr'' of the year
of the WaHhlngton Athletic Club ?;n kIvjii
in the larp;e clubhoutie of that orpiiil7.i
tlon, 1339 South Capitol Ureet, Iat nisht.
There was a lare at tendance. The feature
of tlie evenhip was a series of gloe con-te-'s
t'f tlin-e rounds each.
In the first hont John Maloney and
Sl,ii,i-v iiuiL the game with about erpml
Th'- hccond bout was a Miorc and nti
interestlnj; one between John Dougherty
and Pc. Ilollorau. They boKd more fur
points than for the purpose of delicrinjj
telling blows- The star of the evening
was between Fairell, Wilmington's "young
Towl," and fcplke Sullivan, the ".'Hack
Dlaniuiul." of thi5 city Tlie Lojt was
declared r. draw. Parrell anuounced that
he was re&dy to meet Arthur Jones. .Mio
holds i he lightweight championship or the
The Tourth hout ias between DaAeCIel
and, the cliampion feather-u eight of the
Miildlt StaU'i, who fought J)ae Hawkins
in a preliminary to one of the Sharkey
fights, and John Dugan, of the W. A C.
I oth men pur op a gcodehlbitio.i, ""leland
getting the letter of liib opponent in the
lirst hid rounds, only to fcae the tables
turned n him in the last round.
Pat O'CtiiPor and Kd Shade were the
principals in the rifth bout, and the honors
went to the former.
IVjton, or Washington, and Coiein in, of
Baltimore, two 160-pound clas men, made
a lively f.o of the hith bout, the SalM
morean getting tlie decision.
Tiie scientk etcnr, a catch at catch can
wrestling match, ftoy Mockey and Joe
Grant, of thu W. A. C, was Avon by
Mackev .trtei a stubborn Jstrnggio.
Jack Dempseyan'dlck Eagau were th
eighth, ajiraqtion', and Pat flaedy and
John Dugan gave the wind-up. '
COKHiyiT, Wll.Ii' VISIT FITZ.
l. a 0
It Will He foft!ie I'm nose of He-
Iientiny; iiiv Ilqncst for a Fight.
5ew York-. Dee 21f.Xnhotiph It is gen
erally believed among, the sporting fra
ternity' that Eob ritimmons means to
stick to his determination not to fight
again, 'till Jim Corhtyt is of the opinion
that his conqueror -lli fight him again.
The ex-champion 'taj'd at JJan .Stuart's
in company witlt his brother, Tom, toduy.
Corbett told Stuart (t,hat he wanted to
fight TitvmmoiKjine worst way, and
hoped a mate I. would be made.
"I think, Dan," said Corbett, "that if
he wante to fight me j-ou are the man to
bring us together. Itj-ou are going West. I
would like to accompany you, and then I
can learn exactly how he stands in the
When Stuart declared that fcuch a thin,;
would be unbusinesslike-, as it would create
the implosion that he (Stuart) was forcing
Fitzoiiiinion1- into another battle, Corbett
"Well, if I don't go with you, I'll go
alonj aiifi I'll tee him in&elf. 1 11 go to
Chicagi, tell him what 1 want, and If he
-ays that he cannot accommodate me I
will bene tirficd."
Stud t expect'! to hear from either Julian
or rU7timmoiibtoinorrov',and ir the news
is encourac;inp; he will go to Chicago at
Corbett left for Cincinnati tonight. Up
will not rei urn Eufct again, he says, until
JUiritGE TV'IXS OX A FOUL.,
Gets tlie Purse In a Tame Kncon ltor
Birminghan1, England, Dec. Ul. The fight
between Dicl: O'Brien and Dick Burge, which
the artides provided should be a twjnty
round ee fora purse of .fj,2."i0 and Htakes
amounting to $4,30d, took place tonight
at the Oljmpic Sporting Club, in this .""lty.
The affair -was "very tame. O'Brien was
fat, and long odds were laid on Btirgo.
Burge slipped in the fourth round in
O'Bnei.'f corner, where thu water had been
Mopppd on the Iwards. O'Brien struck him
lightlj, whereupon B.urge claimed a foul,
which wa& allowed.
JCofeo Finish nt Kew Orleans.
Nc' Orleans, Dec 21. The nose finWi
between J. A. Grey and Gath, in the
sK and one-half ruilong race, the third on
the proginn-, created much enthusiasm to
day. Grej's Bpeed wan wonderful, and
catching th? fa-.orlt9 tthewrlre, beat him
out a noFe- Sumniarle:
First race Reven and one-half furlongs.
Sister Stella, oven, won; Bridgeton, s ;Co'idf
Little Oceatij tliird. Time, 1:39.
Second race Five furlongs. 0;tav, 10
to 1 .tod: Serlrener H, second; Caddie C,
third. Time.. 1' 03 3-4.
Third race-SlK. and one-halt furlongs.
J. A. Grev, 6 to 5, won; Gath, second;
Judge Steadman, third. Time, 1:221-1.
Tourlli rncaOne ?tuile. Lobengueln,
even, won; Trauby, -seebna; Ardath, third.
Time. 1'45. t n bUi
FIftrrace' -SivCuJlOngs. Minnie if lr.iiiy.
0 to 1,, won:,AHpr., second; Nikila,
third. Time, 1:15? Ji4.
JMniriiN DalycBouxlft Hamb'irg.
Cine! natl, tfgfrl!tr,jsd, Tipton, Atarcus
Daly's cxihfidential nmiv has been in the
city ar.dfeays thaTTCrircus Daly and two
. partners, nlso iIontsiun men.jire the pur
chasers of Humburgfor $41,000. Die
nanieh,kof the tvj Jiajlners may not Vv
certainU known until the three oieet in
New i"o k to.n.ornfw,Tt s understood that
oue',or tiitc't e of thio'gcs may sill to 4iie
'otheru at. this.'meoUng-
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Half a million
2J JA if
'Hlars7 worth of Diamonds, Watches, and
!Bl the people of Washington on CREDIT CEBDIT that gives no
.vi''man advantage over the other. There's no honest man or
"-,L woman in the District of Columbia, be he or she rich or poor,
Hi'who hasn't the privilege of making his choice of half a million
n'r dollars' worth of goods and paying in small weekly or month
Think of saving $10 on every $50 $20 on every $100.
"That's another offer we make. Castelberg's prices have been
atried and proved 20 per cent under the combine of high-profit
y'; cash jewelers' figures every time.
,;!t Our position is strongly founded on the foundation of "Re--
- " ' liability." It can't be unseated.
igj Competition we have none bombastic talking of the com
bine of hisrh-nrofit cash "jewelers onlv advertises us. and forces
'-Jthe people to comparisons which emphasize the fact that our
V prices save you big money.
Profit by your advantages profit by the greatest offer ever-
' made to the people profit by4 the credit offer that is free to
every honest man and woman."1' '
Castelberg's Nat'I Jewelry Co.
Baltimore Store, 108
NEWS FROM ALEXANDRIA
Allison Club's Views on Civil Ser
Jjsnnc WHtidd In Jnred Jiivenilt
Tliie et A i rfvted T-eeS Ulrili-
dliyto Ho Celebrated.
Alexandria, Dee. 21. -Lieut. Smith and
I'oIlcemLii Wilkinson and Proctor at an
early hour this mornlnj: recovered about
100 pounds of the brass -which "ua re
ported Ftjitw. yesterday from theSoith
ern Hailvia Companj. The brass -s.i&
found at the tome or Larry and William
IlriBht on Wthc street, between 11 nry
and Tatrit'iC f-trcets. T!i police are .n
the ImiUout for tito thieves.
The foHuwlu traii&fera of property
were recorded in the office of the cl:rk
of tl.c., cnoratiou court todays ,JJro n
George L. Vouns and wife to Eliza, leav
ers, a houeand lot of ground on Wash
ington street, between Wolfe and W.lks;
from L. C. Barley to George T. Klipit'in,
lioiifce and lot on Wolfe street, between
rut and St, Asaph; cotulderat!on, ?1 3io:
from L Washington to 1). '. Kust, lot
of ground on Washington street, near Mad-li-on
streot, consideration, $200.
Mrs Harry Kramer has. arrived homei
and cxpre.vhfs Indignation on account or
the fctatemetit-i made by htr husband re
garding her alleged actions dunnj? their
recent tout, North. She denies every cliarge
made bj licx husliaiid. Air. Kramer ay,
he wdl institute procLdinns for di'orce.
Christmas celebrations will be held by
theseveral Sunday school ifolIov.':: Christ
Church. Fndaj, DeconibiT 2 1. o p. m ; St.
Paul's, Friday. December 2 1, 4'10 p. in.;
Grace Churchi Tuesdaj, December 28, 0.30
p. m.; Trinitj Churchi Tuesday, December
2S?7.I'0p.n ".Methodist ProteftantChuich,
Tuefcdr-y, December 2, 730 p. in.; German
Lutheun Church, Saturday, December 25.
7:30 p. m -J Baptist Church, Thursday, De
cember 30. i'MO p. m ; Second Presby
terian Church, Tuesday, December 28 at
7'30 p. n.; Mission Chapel, Wednesday,
Decerr.be riOi at 7 HO p. in.; and &t. Mary's
Churchi Wednesday, December 20, at A
In the police court today th follow
ing eases were disponed of: .lohn II. Bell
am), cHarged with ht'ing drunk and dis
orderly, was fined ?2.r0', Oscar J-Iavin.
drunk and dlEordcrly, was gien ten Jayb
on the gnng, and Georgp hteens, for a
bimilr.r offen-e, was also et to the pang
for ter daje.
Mucli Intptet Is being mamfesfd in the
Crittentoii meetings belnir hMd nightly in
Triuity M. E. Church. Tonight the evan
gelist delivered an interesting sern'ou.
taking for his subject, "What is Conecra
tloir' Arlingto t Ruling, Fraternal Mystic Circle
has elected the following officers: Carter
Smith, W. R.; George T. Burroughb, V.
V- R.; C. .1. W. Summers, V W. R
W. T. Smith, W. R.; R E. Knight, W.
C-; H. K. Tield, W. T.; II. J. Baker,
W. M.: S. E. Watter, W. W., J. T
Ballanger. W. G.; Chnrles Callahan, W. S.;
J. R. Cr.tcn.iDr. J. T Miller and William
A charter was granted today by Jiiclxe
Xorto'ir, Q flit, corporation court, to the
Potomac Clay Company, the objects of
which ale to buy and sell clay- The
cnpilM etock in placed at $25,000, and
Mr. G. E. McGmbir,or Washington, Is presi
dent. Air. J. R.. Caton is the agen'in
this city. '
Mr. Isaac W. Rudd was seriously in
jured thi-j afternoon by the falling of a
ladder fi?m "which he was working. Mr.
Rudd was engaged in painting the resi
dence of Mr. E. U. O'Brien, on Cameron
street, when the ladder on which he was
standing slippid, and he was thrown to
the gn uiidt a distance of about fifteen
feet. De was attended by Dr. O'Brien, and
subseqi.iiiUy rerwned to his homo, on
The store of Mr. Charles Kellcy, on
Queer- St1, "was urokon into last Might
and rt bbed. of-.i lot of Kroc?ries, and about
$6 in money. Today Lieut. Smith arrested
Richard. .Mtimford, Howard Harvey, and
Harey Robinson, all small boys, on sus
picion of having committed the crime.
Later the officer recovered the goods, and
the lwys acknowledged their guilt.
R. XjLeeatiip, Confederate Veterans,
will celebrate Geu. Lee's birthday, Janu
ary 19, 1y" a l)aiiQut, at which Gen. II
Kyd Pixugias, of llagers-town, Md., will de
liver ait&ldress. Senator John W. Daniel
lias trfVtlnvited, and is es.jiectt'd to be
iKdwin iTrrthf Infant son oC Mr. Ernest
"Cwvertf J'?.d last night of membranous
'croup; ju ,'r
. ThtjOjjnHjl meeting and banquet, of the
W'illiauijAljisou Campaign Club v as held at
027 fcoHlijet. Asaph btreet last night. The
of them represented here half a million dol-
Ave., Next Star
N. Eutavv St.
nieiiihrrhhlp o' the organization extends
over furty -seven counties of Virginia,
and representatives were prnsent last night
from thlrtvtwo counti- Resolutions
indorsing the present Administration .vere
adopted, but condemning the civil erice
"extendpd " Keiiluil'jn were alopted
ou thedeathuf John M Langtton.nndaUo
for tht. appointment of a committee to
urge upon President McKinley the appoint
msnt of olorcd Republican to off ioe. Tu
opinioi prevailed thnt the- ngro had been
usd to place the Republican party in potvjr.
and mi entitled to recognition: that he
had been (ated ?5 per month after the "." ir
for the care of iuoipcnt frvedmen by the
sam party, and the record-i failed to show
that the money a-ebeil hail ever li'en
used for the purpoFe. The present officers
of the club 'Aire re-elect ed, and it was de
cided to postpone the election of an execu
tive cr i,.nl'u- MttilFei rtmry 22, 1h98.
Bessie King, the coloretl girl who is.
charged with lining canted the death of
her fnf nit child, is stilL confined ac the
Alexandria Infinnary. It fb thought that
she will have a hearing in the police
court within the next day or two.
Peveral chickens were stolen from the
yard of the Alexandria Infirmary tonight.
Con? table Gainu-i, of, Alexandria county,
will bt placed on trial tomorrow morning,
charged with aating1 Mr. Killen and his
coloreu unvcr a few dajs ago- Gaine-
attempted to arrest the. driver, when the
owner protested, and he claims that he
was assaulted by the countable. The hear
ing will be 1 eld Lefore Justice Sellers at
the count j court houe in thin city.
Mr?. Katie Prettjma.ii, daughter of Mr.
D. W. I'rettvmaiir was married tonight
at the home of the hrid, on So'ith Al
rred street, to Mr. John Stonnell, of Fairfax
count v. Rhv. J. T. Willfams, of the M
E. Church, officiated.
A telegram fr.jin New Vork toiliy stated
that Mrs. Jennie Kramer was sent home
yesterdaj by the Jer-oy City police, who
furnished lier with monev to rav her trans
portation. Mis. KramecJiad her husband
arretted lecently in Jersey Citj" Tor tlap
pint: her in tie face. She then refuse I
to prosecute him. On Monday night Mrs
Kramer received a note from her husband,
it read: "I have left you for good. Get
home tht hest wayvoucan"- Kramer is
now in this city. The couple arc trick
bicycle rllf rr-. and have been married ten
months. Kramer denies that lie has ill
treated his a if e.
James Clark, a carpenter, was seriously
assaulted last night by Charles Atlec
Clar'c is emplojed by Atlec and went to
his place of business a nd demanded ni0ney
which, it is said, caused the trouble.
Clark was removed to hi home on Xortli
Th? I. 0. I. X. Club will cele)nle
their third anniversary at their rooms, in
the City Hotel, on Christmas Day.
tvox by ait. pt.i:asakt team.
Con.j-uny C Lose- o Clo-elj- Cont-'st-ot
Gnme of Bas-kvthnll.
Thf basketball teams of the Mount
Pleasant Athletic Club and Company C,
First Hattalion. plaved-an exhibition game
in the Iur.ntry armors,- 73st night, and
the M. P. A. C. won by the core of
1 to -J. It was a weUrlajcd game, Cun-sideririS-
the fact, that it was only the
second appearance or the Company C boys
in a game in public. For injuring Wilson
during the ConUst Loving was promptly
put out of the game for the rest of the
Umpires House and, P, II, Smith were
firm and inipartiil, ab they allowed Id
free throws, about evenly divided between
the teams. From these but one goal for
each team resulted.
The features or the game were the diffi
cult goil f torn across rijdd by Snyder, and
the a'.'.-roundplayingof YIIsonand Wnitlum
for M. P. A. C. The-playing of Erown.
Peterson and McRae yf Company C, whs
noteworthy. The line-up follows:
Mt- P. A . C- lles-s. h K : Snyder, r. f .;
Walthcn. c e.; Fischer and Mueller, r. c;
G. Smith, center; II. Smitir, 1. c: WlUon,
r. b.; III.noii, 1. b.; Holmead, c. s.
Comrtny C, First Bartalion-Costmett.
ii. k. Brown, r. r ; Ball, I. e.; Grate and
Lovinf. r. c; Kendall center; Shriver. I.
c.; Peterson, r. b.; Rayres, I. b ; McRae, e. g-.
Score- M". V. A. C 1; Company C, 2.
Goils -For M. P. A. C, Uess and Muelelr, t
each; Snyder. 2; for CdriipanJ 0., McRae, 2.
Umpires -S. Pv House ami P. H. South
Referet -T M. Atchison'.. Tinier J. Sen u
liirt. Scorui L. M. TayJor.
Don't be persuaded Into buj Ing liniments
without rcontation or merit Chamber
lain's Pain Rata cusi&cno more, and lis
merits have Teen proven'bya test of many
years. Such letters as, the 'following from
L. G. EaglevHuenenie,-al.rare constantly
being received. "The bcstTeiuedj for pain I
have everuyed Js-ChanibeTtalrVsPain Cairo,
and I eay eo after ja.ylag Ubdl it In my
family for several years." It cures
rheumatism, lame biclipraina antl well-
Ings. For ral&by Henry. Evans, wholesale
and retail drnggist. 938 F5 strand Conn. ave.
and S bt.nwapdl42'kll?avr. ne.
Jewelry to be sold to
OPERA HOUSE SPECIAL
Tlie Engagement of
And Her Unrivaled Company
In the Season's Greatest .Novelty and
Commences Monday, Dec. 2T. ' '
Seat Salebeicinstomorrow Thursdav,De
tember 2d. Mrs Fiske does not appear
at any theateriontrolled bj tLe theatrical
MATINEES TODAY AND CHRISTMAS.
Reg'ilarMatinee prices, 23, iOand73c.
Augustus Pitou's Production,'
By Franklin Fylcs.
CHARLL& FKOHMAV Presents
William Gillette's Greatest Triumph, u .
Willi MR. GILLETTE
and the Companv from
SEW YORK and LONDON. ,
SALh OPLXb THLUfeDAY.
Yv. Kernan and Rife, Managers.
MATS. lVCh.MiMAl anM XAS DAY.
WEEK OF 1'Et EMBER 20.
POPt LA It PRICED
UAKXL1' S3I J.
In the Comical Farce Comedy,
The Highest Salaried Company gf Vaude-
...v',,e Ar,,sts eer sisam Fare Comedy.
EVLttilHIMt NEV. A Mi UP TO DATE.
2ve.vt WeekMinnie Madder n Fishf In
"TESS OF THE DTRBEIiVILLES."
"VTEW NATIONAL THEATER.
i Everj Ev. Wed. and Sat Matsj
GEO.H. HROADHURST'S KcanngSMccess,"-
to Jones j
o0e, and 7Gc.
With the same company that delighted
113,460 people m'Ncw York
NEW YEAR'S ATTRACTION.
In Sarduu Eepcrtoirc.
Monday and Wednesday, "La Totca;"
Tucklay tonly time), "Ftdora; Thursday,
Friday. Saturday, and matinee Saturday,
SEAT SALE OPENS THURSUA Y.
The Blaing Lights of Laughter.
Johnny Kay, IX
Emma Ray, i
Bernard livllyn, '
ZZk, ami. iOc.
iranK La lor.
Marshall and Nelson,
John C. Lercn,
LARGEST AND COSTLIEST FARCE
COMEDY OF THE SEASON.
Next Week "HUMANITY."
"The World's Sublimcst Tragedy,'
The Passion .PIay,(i
Presented in ''Moving Pictures," by
LECTURE BY PROF. ERNEST LACY.
Trices Evenings. 25c. to $1.00. After-
noons. 25c. and SUc.
Coming "My Friend From India "
KEIIXAXV LYCEUM, THEATER. .
ALL THIS WEEK.
Matinees Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
A MERRY XMAS ATTRACTION,
Introducing a Superior Aggregation, of
Next Week - Uussell Bros. Comedians.
BIJOU THEATEK-i-'at- Every
Day 'Every Nignt at 8.
High cla-as Vaudeville and Burlesque.
GOTT HOLD'S CELEBRITIES Wa-hhiir,n
Si'iteis, Pete Eaker, Cora Eoutt and
TEN OTHER BIG--AC-T-8-.
PriccsIO.CO. aoctJi. Mat.. 10, 20 cts.
Do yon know- tl'tvt m can have
Tlio Morninz, Evening and S'nnitay
Time- the only COMPI.KTR. dpw.v-.
1'aiior puhlislieil in "Wahinijliiii
nerved lo you hv carrlerTor tfty
cent' u montli?
il -i eix 9fi