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TTTJ5 TIMES. WASH1KGTOF, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 24, 1897.
$& $& & 4ex4
I - Lansburph & Bro.
5 .We're open
'; until ll o'clock tonight. I
Closed -all day Christmas. I
Our Store is Crowded
from cellar to rjof
with the mos- sensible
s kind of Christmas Pres- I
Mountains of merchan-
dise await you. Arllcies s
Sf ornamentation -arti-
cles of use.
t SEE US TODAY. I
Every preparation has
been made for the largest
gathering that ever en
tered our portals. We
have suitable presents
for man. woman or child.
Cur salespeople will sug-
gest to you things that
would do- Remember, we Q
box all presents free of
420, 422, 424, 42G 7lli St.
Porcelain or Silk
Shade $2.50 up.
Onyx Top Tables,
Ladies Drc-sim; Tables.,
Payments arrang-ed to
suit 1UU w eotiv or
monthly. No notes or in
BTammoth Credit House,
817-819-821-823 Wl St.
Between H and I.
Because we ex
uacled his tootn
Gold and ron
Fine Gold and Sli
Tim careful treatv-
nient and saving of
natural tcetn at ma
r if.xovr. nrices con-
hiblenc with good
work insures per
fect satisfaction to
dentistry done ID
We can make you a beautiful set of
Aletal Plates that fit and poisessing
J1 the bem.rits of Gold Plates ..SIO.OO
TTeeth extracted absolutely wiuiout.
pain by our new method ...GOo
To demonstrate this Tact, we will, until
January I, l&Ub. extract teeth FREE OF
CHARGE every Saturday, from 10 to 12.
Washington Dental Parlors,
N. F.. Cor. 7th and E Bte. N. W.
Way BulldinCi over A. & P- Tea Store,
orrice hours-8 a. m. to B p. m.; Sun
days. 9 a. m. to 2 p. m.
special price till
after Holidays, Ar
tificial Teeth on
rubber plates, $5
per Bet natural,
comfoi table, perfect
fit. You cannot KeC
belter even at high
cr nrlce. Gold and
all modern materials used if desired.
EVANS' DENTAL PARLOR,
O05-2rao 3300 F ct. DTP.
This Week ec
71 & Market Bpaca.
Children, iMisaes and Ladies
Almost Given Away.
Outlaws Cause Terror.
San AnU-nlo, Tex., Dec '2'A The la w:c-s
element in San Saba county, are ?om
nlittiug K many crimes that the peop'c
there have aprcalcd to Gov. Culberson to
order a company of State rangers to re
main there permanently. The outlaws ne
led by an ex-convict, named Henry V ol
ford. Thc have committed innumerable
robberies and several murders.
Don't be persuaded Into buying liniments
without remitatlon or merit Chamber
lain's Pain Balm costs no more, aud its
merits hae teen procn by a test or many
years. Such letters ab the following from
Jj.G. Baglcy.Hneneme, Cal., arc constantly
being reccled: "Tho beMTetiiedy for pain I
havecvemsed is Cbanibcrlaln'sPain Balin.
and I bay to after having used It In my
family for several years." It curba
rheumatism, lame back, sprains and swell
ings. For fate by Henry Eans, wholesale
and retail di uggiat, 938 F st. and Conn, ci e.
andSrt.nw. and!428Md.avo. ue.
MANDOLINS AND WALTZING
Events Delighting Society Jis Christ
mas Dav1i Draws Neat'.
l'riin-etoiiV. Glee Club Guet.- of
Paii Ilosft'SseV "3mnll ami
.Social interest was, divided last night
between the conccrr,glen by the Priii :j'-a
Glee. Banjo, and iMnudoliu Clubs, at hrt
National Kirics' Aunory, and the iirst
ol the "small ami eaily" dances, at
Uauscl us Fiom I lie time of tlieir arrival
yesterday forenoon until their departure
at 4 o'clock this,-morning, the IV'n e:on
boys were theJions or t.i lc moresjbciiy
accurate- the titers or the hour. The
red and green standard or the sphit
or Christ iras mingled color-! with the online
aud blue,- ot old" Xawri, na-1 for-theone
slant ii errv day they w-rc with us the
nui'-lciaiw had thcficcdom or Vanity Fair
Shoitly after tlieir arrival they divided
into group to be guest or liono rat Keren 1
veiy delightful lunchentisand otherspeci.r.ly
auauged ovations, but the majoiity of
tJiein met togelheVal the debutante tea
filrcu lv"Mi.and Mis. iKmlop tolntioiluee
tlieir pretty young daughter, Miss Grace.
The conceit Itseir, sociallv as W dl as
musicallv, w.n a splendidly Micc-M-tul
affair, and at its close the student t were
again the iriiCM.s of riieud. j -dozen or
mine vteic u-iicrtaincd by Mr. and Mr.
William T. MaMIhgly, and a number or
them attended the dance at Rausc'ie.".-.
I.atir 11. ilicnii-ht tiu-y were Um guests
at a smoker givcirin I heir honor artheCem
tury Chiliouid. when they readied the
depot this, morning they were met by the
Tale club, with -whom they will trawl
to Pittsburg, a ud sir- a omt, concert, tc
niotrfw nighf The pal touches ot the
concert, nlmor-nil or -whom were present,
Mrs. Alger, Mrs. W. Stone A hurt, Mrs.
"Wiiliiiu K Aimhi .Mr.. Brewer, Mrs. Brow n
Mrs. Ill's. Jlrs. John A. Baker, Mrs. Jaiuei
F BarlK-ur.Mrs. Bantey, Mr.. lo'mS. Blair
Mrs. Bloaiusr. Mrs. Doaidmaii, Mrs. Ureck-liirldg--
Mrs. Alexander Briltou, Mrs.
Cassl-. Mrs. . hilds, 'ilrv. Coiidlt-rfuiith,
Mrs Ciai-i, Mrs. Balell, Mrs. Henry II
Davis, Mr. Fuller, Mrs. Ueorjie C. Fraser.
Mr. John V. Foster. Mr-. Froulke.Mrj. 11
W Fuller. Mrs. Uray, MrH. Gape, Mr.
Garj-, Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Gcorjjc Gray, Mri.
Harlan, ill's. Hubart, Sir... John B. Bender
sou. Mrs lilchhorn, Mr-.. Hinckley, Mrs.
Hitt. Mr.. ArchiuaJd llupkuri, Mrs. James
1! H-ipkius. Mrs. Genrsie J. John-sou-
Mrs .Tame.. M. Johnson,
Mrs. Victoi Kauffinann, Mrs. Alex. B.
Legate- Mis. HiiuJi S.I.nare. Mrs. John I-
Leech. Mrs. Loiter, Mr.. Lieber, Mrs.
Lind"lty. .Mrs. Lincoln-Smith. Mrs. M"Cum
mon. Mi?. McKenney. Mr-,. McKenna, Mrs
McClellai, Mis U. C McLean. Mrs. Mc
Lanahtn, Mr.. V. P. Mattinjily, Mrs.
Thaddeiis oiris. Mi5. Xott, Mr&. T C.
Xoyes Mrs.' J. Addison Porter, Mrs- B.
Wayne Parktr, Mrs. Thomas Nelson Tage.
Mrs. Cliflcird Perm Mrs. Perknifi, Mr?. 1)
C. Phillips, .Mrs. p. B Pier--e, Mrs. Matilo.i
Pitney, Mr... Clurlrs H. Toor, line.
Ilomero Mrs. John B. Robinson. M rb- 3 Uiras,
Mrs. PaiW.ri., Mrs. Sheridan, Mrs. Soiiitj,
Mr. Si ws -Mrs. Swann, Mrs. V-iri -r,
Mrs. Wliflteiiuiie, and Mrs. Wilkins.
A ijuiet liome weddinp was clebrate.l
at the home ofOol. ami Mrs. B. F. Claj
toii, IrOC UiKfis plate, yoMcnlnv. when
their daughter. Miss Mabel, wa& married
by Re. Dr. J. II. Llliot, of the Church
or the Ascusion, to Mr. John Stuart L'on
ner,a web-Knuwu new.si)apercorre'pond.!it
tr this city. The younp couple avIH be
at home, 53-1 Twentieth .street, aTter
Mr. F- r. Andrew will uive a Iti'icheon
Tliur-us v, liiember J10 in honor id" Mis
Aimee Powell and tici guist, Mis. du Ponr
or AVilmiiigtoii, Del.
The M(han Minister and Mrs. Romero
imM eiitiilaiu at dinner Januiry 6, in
honor 'A the German ambassador, Dr.
Mi--- Knurfmanii has invitations out for
a tea Saturday, January 1, at 5 o'clock.
1-i'Jl 1 fctrret.
.Mrs. Jtf.herl Randolph P.iv.jll, 173-1 K
street lia. cards-out for a te.. "Wednesday,
December !(, to mlroducc her daughter
Miss m.ie Powell.
Mrs. P. IT. Hill. Mi"-. Hill, and Mis-.
Rosalie Clirten Hill have cards out. ror
5 ockcl- Tuesday, January -1. II Sit Ste-
Mr- 'Williani Oscar Roome, assisted by
her dsughtotb, Mrs. C. "W. Towers and
Mrs. "William M- Barn'-, ivill b ut home
to their ri lends Thursdays m January and
Mrs. "Waiter Harvjy "Weed will be at
home Fridays in January and February
17512 Corcoran .street.
Vahiiifrtoti and Georgetown society com
bined vesteulaj to make the coming out tea
or Miss Grace Dunlop. the very pretty
daughter of Mr. and Mr.,-. Georue T. Dim-
NO FAITH CURE
ABOUT STUART'S DYSPEP
Tlie.v Cure Stomaeli Troubles and
IndipeMioii Anyway, AVIietlier
You Have Faith in Fliem or Not.
All physicians agree that the element
of faith lias a great deal to do in the
cure or disease.
Firm be'ief aud confidence In a fam
ily plijt'ciaii or the same confidence and
faith in a patent medirinu, have pn
dueed remarkable cures in all ages.
This is ospi-ciuUytruciu nervous troiibl s
and in- field oTTers so prolific a harvc-t
for the quack add the-charlatan as the dis
eases arising from a v-eak or run down
Nevettiieles, the mot common of all
diseases, indigestion -anti stomach troubles',
which !u turn cause nervous diseases, heart
troubles, consumption and loss of flesh,
requires something besides faith to cure.
Mere faith will .not digest your food
for you, will not give you an appetite, will
not increase your fleh and strengthen
your nerves and heart, but Stuart's Dys
pepsia Tablets will do these tilings, be
cause tl:ty are composed of the elements
or digestion. They contain the juices, i acids
and peptones necessary to the digestion
and assimilation of all wholesome food.
Stuait's Dyspepsia Tablets will digest
food if placed in a jar or bottle in water
heattd to 9S degrees, and they will do ic
much n ore crrecthcly when taken into the
btomach after meals, whether you have
faith that they will or not.
They invigoiate the stomach, make pure
blood and strong nerves, in the only -way
tliat nature cau do It, and that is from
plenty of wholesome food well digested.
It is nt t what we cat, hut what we digest
that decs us good.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets are sold by
druggists for SO cents for full sized package.
Little book on cause and cure or stomach
troubles mailed free U.y addressing Stuart
Co.. Marshall, Mich.
. del? 0,22,24 ,. ;
Open evenings till Xmas.
At Greatly Reduced prices.
1 1 -j j
Here's the last call now. We'Ve de-
cided to cut prices ri;ht through this whole
line of Xmas g-oods to clear out efertUiii";
before Saturday morning-. m o
Goods selected Friday evcii'in5f will
'be delivered Xmas morning;. a- m
Price vgs on the goods wilf remain
the same as heretofore the salesman- who
waits on 3rou w.ll reduce the prices.,; for you
All Desks reduced.
All Chairs reduced.
All Chirtoniers lciiuced.
All Lamps leduced.
All l'arlor Tables reduced.
All couches reduced.
All Screens reduced.
All llall Hacks reduced.
All Fancy l'arlor I'ieces reduced
Remembcrthese reductions will only hold
rood till Xmas.
W. MfWEC and
F Street, Corner nth.
lop. of Georgetown Heights, one oC the
most delightful debutante arfairs of the
presvMiL season. 1 he young hostess, wear
ing wliil" tarrcta. billowy with tulle, and
carrying n large, fragrantclusteroi' I'ir-na
violets, was Introduced by Mrs.JMiuIop.wiit
was gowned In a stylish combination of
black silk and mou-eline de sole. -Mis.
Dunlop, in green moire and violet velvet
ribbons, assisted her mother, together with
MIJ.-J 1I len Dunlop. who was ideally preltv
n while silk with sash ribbons of turquiac
blue- The receiving group also Included
.UKs IVale. Mis Agnes Peter, .M1n Dar
neille. Mls Greenlee., MKs Eleanor Wash
ington, and Miss Eslher Gordon. The tea
room, aglow with poinselta bloom and
holly bundles, was presided over by .Mrs.
William Dunlop and Mr.s.SIoie-s-nr.or Haiti
more, tnf latter a guest of the house. The
guests were made up of the prominent
residential 1 amines or the District, together
with many nlflclals and their families.. ui.t
a great number if the students of Prince
ton. Mr. Dunlop and Hi Misses Dunljp
will b; at home Thursdays during Jnuiuir.
L,ovelv maids, distinguished nwn and in
spiiiug music were the characteristics of
th 'wnall and eaily" dance given at
Rausohei's la.t night, and wnich was the
first or a series of three to be given during
the season. These very exclusive class
dannes were organized by a number of
d"butanles or '0o-'i7, and the patron
esses aie among the mo,t dlstlngui--hed
ladle.) in the social ivoild of the Cipital
Mrs. Arohiliald Hopkins, Mis. Henry Cabot
Lodge, Mis. John S. Ward and Mrs.. John
G. Walker. Among the member- f the
clavs pu-scrit last niglft. wore the Mis-es
Warder, the Misses Owen, Mls Palmei.
Miss Sands, Miss Cassells, Mi8 llih-t.
Miss Raker, Miss Davis, Miss Ward. MK
rroulke. Miss Bates. Miss Vincent. Mis-.
Kemp, Miss Kmoxy, Mfes Cojle, Mis
Howard. Miss Athton, Miss Xewiands.
Miss Andeison. Miss Leech, Mi-s Wallace.
Miss Gary, Mis.s Col ton, Miss Oanai Miss
de Snilriiorr," Miss Merlwago, Miss Hop
kins, Miss alker, Miss Xotl, Mi.s ruU-r,
Miss MoCammoii, Mifel Tvler, Miss
Craig, Miss Uronson. The gentlemen
dancers included Messrs. Luc len
Breckinrldg", Reginald Hitt, Fred
erick and Eugene Hale. William
Hitt, J. L. B. Davis, AValter Howe, C. H.
L. Johiislon, 1'redcrick Brooke, Jerome Bona
parte, Dunn McKce, Ritchie McKee. Stephen
G. Elkins, Davis r.lkins, James W. Wads
worth, James L. Williams, Horace Ffoulke,
George 0. Llrbcrt, George P. Blackiston,
Henry P. Walker, AUhur Keith, John Lar
combe, Lieut. J . H. Gibbons, Lieut. Hciberg,
Lieuc. Dc.'ore, Ensign J. T. Hines, Lient.
II. P. Junes., Ensign ,T. L. Latimer, Lieut.
J. K. Seymour, Ensign L, S. Thompson,
Lieut Lauchietner, Lieut. Whittlesey, Adrian
Fleming, John Henderson, Henry Outrey,
Morton Otis, Robert Wallacb, George Cabot
Lodge, John Elberton Lodge, George How
ard, John P. Stoy, Dr. Rupert Newton,
Algernon Part oris, Capt. Charles L. McCaw
ley, Capt. Radford Coylc. Capt. G. Blair,
Capt. Louis Philipe Siebert, Capt. Theo
dore Wilson, Capt. Arthur F . Lassells, Capt.
C. S. Crowninsliield, Lieut. Robert Wil
liams, Lieut. Gaillard Hunt and Lieut. R.
Yesterday nften.oon the Army ontrib
utsd a l.cly bud to the debutante bouquet
Miss Josephine Stanton, girlishly grace
ruliu white-.silk and chiffon, was introduced
to the social world at a large and Lnl
liantly alteiulcd tea from 4 to 7. Mrs.
Stanton, gowned superbly in black velvut
aud rare lace, received the guests, assisted
by Miss Kina Roiueyn, Miss Nina Gordon,
Mrs. Kctnon, the v.-ife of Capt. Kennon.
U. S. A.. Mrs. Hawkins, wire or Gen. Hawk
injor the Army, aud Misy Lena Sboup ,th3
daughter ol' the Senator from Idaho.
Mrs-. Bird ar-d Mrs. Sumner repre.-ented
the Army in the tea roum, the walls ami
mantel or which were elaborately dec
orated with Christmas garlands and holly
branches. The center of the tabl was a
glowing t.iass ot poinselta and Musters
or red candles burned under caps of red and
silver. Gun. and Mrs. Stanton and fam
ily will spend the Christmas holidays at
Fortress Monroe, and upon their return
will be at homt. Thursdays in January and
SnOIlT HOURS FOR CI.FHKS.
Half Holidays, for Di.striet Employe?
DtniiiK Christinas Week.
The Distri"t building is to be closed and
all thu clerks dismissed from duty, at 1
o'clock p- m. today, the day before Christ
mas. The Commissioners also agreed that dur
ing the intervening days, between Christ
mas and New Year's the head of the
various departments may excuse such of
tbcii force as can be spared after 1 o'clock.
The heads of the departments are in
structed, however, to leave a .sufficient
working force in each office, and to ar
range that all of their force may have
equal bci.efit or the shorter hours.
The lorniiiu, Kveiiing; and Sunday
Times for fifty cents, a month.
Closed all day Xmas
All Korkera reduced.
All Cabinets reduced.
All Ii'e(i and Kattan Furniture
All Onyx Tables reduced.
All Kaay Chairs reduced.
All Tabourettcs reduce!.
All Hookcuses .reduced, j
All Gold Furniture reduced.
All Slaving Standb reduced.
Storage 22d and A.
HAWKINS- U.L1A.MS A'UPTLVLS
-Hrnlojjrootn Plfii.std by J he IMnny
Oift. I lie Couple (tec el veil.
Albert Hawkins, who served as coachman
at the White Home for the President
from Lincoln to McKlulej". was wed last
night to Miss Isabtdie II- Williams. Rev.
John H. Daily. T). !., performed t lie cere
mony at the par4iuiia! of the People's
( oiigregftionai Church.
The bride as attired in a eautif ul gown
or while .silk and the bridegroom looked
elegant in f nil evening.suH- Three diamond
studs adorned his shirt bosom. The bride
carri d no flowers, but wor. n large whitt
rose in her hair. She was attended by
Miss Birtha Parker and Miss Hester Rhone
as brldesmaidi. and Mr. H. W. Chase of
ficiated as best man.
The seivlce was linp!c. Just after the
ceremony tne newly wedded couple re
ceived tht gieeiings of tlieir friends an 1
the biide hastened to the side of Mr
Wehstei and herdnughters and kissed each
in a iii(i.t arrcctionatc manner. Vlie
can Inge- quickly carried the bride and
bridegroom lo their future home, N'o.l.UO
Xew HampMiire avenue, wlirc a recep'ion
was iiccoidMl them. , .
A collation was served and the frieaus
viewed .the many picsents given tli:n.
There were silver enrdicases, toilet article-,
and cake baskeW. One handsome silvr
basket was a picent'from Mrs. Whifoey,
wife of th? chief of'the Ilureauof Stati-n -s.
There were other presents from friends
of Hawkins who had known him when he
was at the White House. The brider ki'H
was a -eiy happy imui when hevlcved
thee tokens or icgard. His ivlfe s,t.d
"I have known Mr. Hawkins since I '.wis
eight yeais old. He was like a father to
me and we often ni2t at tlieCongiegatioa ii
Church, "w heie we were both meoi'iers.
x yea i after the death of Mrs. Havi-in-s
he U'gan his courtship and has kept it
up foi thiee years. Tlie only way I co lhl
please him was by consenting to mi.ry
him, at d I am glad I did it."
Ilawl ins. who is about bKty years old,
has the distinct fon of having driven Presi
dent Garfield to the depot on that fnterul
day whei. the Executive was assassinated,
and tins story the White ilmic coachman
frequently relates to his friends. He served
continually ut tlt While House until a
year ot tv o after President Harrison's
admlmstrsitioi. begun, when he voluntarily
gave up hlH situation to accept an office
in one or the departments, lis is a haud
some man physically and almost perfect
in ills manners.
"I have associated so much with you
white people,'' said he last night, 'that
I cannot help being what I am.''
Tht bride- c young woman, alo has a
history. She was brought up by the family
of Chatles P. Webster, solicitor of the
Patent Ofrice. Mr. Web-ter was a rela
tive of Daniel Webster, and the family is
well known in Washinuton. Mrs. Webster
-and tin-Misses Webster, her two daughters,
witnessed the ceremony.
mriiKE n:r.LS two stories.
Supposed iVonld-Ue Suicide Make:.
Jnrtie-. Burke, twenty-rive ye.iTs old, is
in Freedman's Hospital with two gashes
in hi. throat, which he inflicted with a
Btirfc -was honorably discharged from
the Atiuy several months ago for disabili
ties received while in the service, and
receiv.'d a -.mall pension fre"t the Govern
ment. I-or home time' pjst he has boarded
at the home of J. W. Bowling, No- 640
Pomeroy street northwest, but has been
unsuccessful m securing any permanent
About noon yesterday Uuike w-is in the
pallor talking with Mrs. Bowling and made
the lemark that he was very nervous, but
thought he Cotiltl go to his room and shave
himself before dinner.
Scoa after he went upstairs Mrs. Bowling
and John Gallagher,a boarder In the house,
lieaid ti sound as of someone falling in
Buike's room. Mr. Gallagher went to
investigate and found the young man lying
on the floor with a razor In htsriguthand
and a sticam of blood flowing from the
woiinrtf-it- his tin oar. tie was hurriedly
taken to Ficcdman's Hospital, where it
was I omul that none ot'the vital arteries
had been sceied.
To I r. Stafford, Burke said that lie had
attempted suicide1 because he could not
get w orlc. Burke'told' several others that
the wounds were t'lie result otan accident
wliile in the act of shaving himself. Last
night it was .said by' the physicians that
he would lecover.- 1
2c,n Ho il road for. pennsylvaiiln.
Harrisbuig, Pa., Dec- l-'3. A charter was
granted today at the State department to
the Unit ntown, Wayncshurg and West
"Virginia Kailtoarl Company to build a line
f Jfty mllei lung from Pnlontown to Waynes
burg, and thence to the forks of Union
Creek, at the Staite line. The capital
stock is 1,000,000. aud W. II. Daly, or
Pittsburg, is president.
Special Values for Xma
This store would be busy without a line of advertising-. In the last few
hours of Christmas Liiying we shall do some value-offering which will surprise
you. This sacrificing iu profits which we must do to enable us to do this shall
be Hecht's gifts to the people. The privilege of easy payments is everybody's.
Sacrifices in hand-
Ladies' pure linen
kerchlefH wide licm-
. stitched usually
3lc for 2GC
Lot of ladies' putie
chief at 12-1--0
Ladies' Japanese silk
which were bought to
sell for l!5c to
go at IOC
Lot at 25c. also
Sacrifices in umbrellas.
Fa-t black, close roll
ing, steel rod umbrellas
with paragon frames
$1. 50 vaIue-to
go for 98c
Men's fine silk close
rolling, paragon frame
values, for $1,48
Ladies' fast black
and fanev top hoe
tlie usual 19c
Ladle-' Richelieu rib
bed lisle thread hose.
in rast black, navy
blue and tan-, spe
cial value, for... .25c
Sacrifices in gloves.
in all the new shades
tried on and guar
anteedin a tancy lox
tlie regular $1.50
e v ery whv re f o r . . $ X
Ladle-.' silk mittc
a lot we ol! for G'ac.
cut for tlie holi
days to 49c
milts the 10c. quality
got them under price
ure IS I--O
AT THE HOTELS.
Mr. Max VuM. tae editor or thf inta
I'e New Mexican, i- ai-o in tlie Last on
the s.ame errand. He stays at the Wel
lington. Mr. Tro't mi vs.: "The territory
I- pro.peiou. Our fruit crop was sin
meii this vearand we received excellent,
prices fir It. lite fruit is grown at m
altitude of 4,000 feet and isofafinefl:i"or.
The "K ool industry is the largest in the
Ptate at piqs-iit. and the piices of wxl
have jumped from 0 to 16 cents, on ac
count of tu- tarifr. We sold half a mil
lion Iambs this ;viu at .-?1.7o. The price
last ye'r was 75 cents, i'ou can Imagine
what a dirference that makes In th'"ou
dition and fcelinc of 25,000 people. Vew
Mexico iiiriuslie. coal to western Iv-cia,
northern .Mexico, southern California, ami
Aiizona. We mined 00,000 tons this
yea-i. You might not think it, but Xe.v
Mexico's coal mines are extensive and b'g
enough for all the future on-- need thliik
about. Hlntc- the slowness in silver we
iiac tuintd oar attention to gold mlu'ng.
We are pi educing more than ever bcforV
Mr. Fro-r. is exuberantly optimi"!tij.
Everything in New .Mexico seems superla
tive to him. It is a safe thiiu; to Miy.
however, that at present he bellevs the
future of tlie suar beet Industry rosiest
of all. He is here in the interest or she
susar beets. On this interostinj; subject
lie said "We have one factory rumiiag
now at Santa Fe. More will come .soon.
We only want more capital. Oar beets
have 20 per cent of sugar, while the
German 'arieiics yield only 12 percent.
The pmcess rests no more aud gives J list
that j.ei cent larger returns with us. If
the present tarifl continues four years, we
will be :iiakiiu;iiiil!i6iiiii our sugar beets."
Mr. Fiost say- New Mexico wants to be a
State as boon as poible, and itopes to
be admit ted while Mr. McKinley is Presi
dent. Isadro Sandoval and his son, .AlejV.ido
Sandouil, two wealthy Xew :.ixlc-ms aie
In tlit city, staying at the Wellington
They JiTC in tlie Cast interesting capit ill-c-s
iii Xtjw Mexican enterprises.
ilr. J. R. Bushholder, of Lancaster,
Pa., is in the city -sellinjc dynamite. lie
Is at tlie Raleigh. Bushholder says the
dynamite business is going up. He said
last nl(Jt:. "The McKinley boom is really
here if my business is any indication of
The tallroads, quarries, mines and even
the farn er aie using much more dyna
mite this year than ever bjfore. The Penn
sylvania and Baltimore and 1'otomac rail
rondt an' straightening their roads j.t the
expense of million- or dollars this yuar
They cut down mountains and fill up
valleys instead of going around them
All this indicates the increased earnings
of tile roads. There io considerable rail
road building, too.
"One of the new outlets for our pro
duct is in the pulling of stumps on the
farm'-. A. couple of pounds or dynamite
costing -to cents is more persuasive to a
well-looted green oak stump than ha'f
a day'a labor with a spade and an ax.
Evcu tho poorer families use dynamite in
this way and in blasting away stone.
Frequently I sell 1,000 pounds at the coun
try stores for these people.'
Mr. "William E. Curtis is at the Arlington-
Do you liuow that you enn Have
Tile Morning, Kveiilpc nnd Sunday
Times the only COMPLETE news
litiper puhlisjhed in V'u-b.iiig:ton
served to you hy currier for fifty
cents u month?
Till 12 Xmas eve. Deliveries
Glen's fancy bordered
color-. variety ot pat
terns 3 lor 25c.,
Men's plain white
Japanese silk hem
chiefs at arse
Lot at GOc. and 75c.
Men's white brocaded
Japanese silk mufflers
a liaiulMoine line thac
was bought especially
for the holldaj-s,
beginning at GOO
Lot or boys' 8 to
iu yearn flneWoronibo
storm and velvet toI-"2
lars bound with Her-'
rules braid -all-wool
lar $8 val
ues. -for $G.OO
Lot of boys' fine
cheviot overcoats well
made and well lined
with deep storm col
lars -whli Ii have
been ;7.5il fjo
"We've bunched a
lot of boy blue ker
sey and tan tovert top
coats some double-breasted-and
front finished with
- pearl butto::sandvelvet
tollars to match v;hicli
sold for $7 and $8
sizes 4 to 15 at the
A loLufboyt double
breasted -sult-s, in ages
8 to 15, have been put
on a separate tabic;
there are six different
patterns: they sold for
S3 and $3.50: for the
balance of the week
you et the
choice for ... $1.98
Men's gloria silk um
rolling, for.. $2. OO
silk umbrella" with,
stvul tube roils, ntigli-.li
pat, ferrule, S53.00
Men's fast black and
tan hair ho-e, 15c
quality, for qc
Men's fancy half-hose
In newest plains,
stripes and polka-dots
fast co'ors 35c sort
ror the holl
Your choice of hand
some blaik taffeta and
Roman striped taffeta
ailk underskirts made
with corded rufries all
lengths $7 and
till week . . . . S 5 . 0 O
TVc have dosed out
a maker's entire sur
plus stock or black spt
waists. In two differ
ent styles -tucked front
aud balk, and -with
pleated back and yoke.
Same waists sold for
$8 all season, and we're
pleased tobeable to geD
them to sell
at . S3.9S
khan gloves, extra loug
in tlie wrists for
A lot ot men's silk
stitched dressed kid
gloves which have
been $1.48 and which
are $l.4d everywhere
are being sold
Men's mocha dress
gloves in such shades
as brown and slate
the regular SI. GO glove
ror the holi
14 A. H
Have opened their new store,
1218 F Street Northwest.
A fine display of Old Prints, Oil Paintings,
Water Colors, Ivor ides, Bronzes and Antique
A. HE1TMULLER & CO.,
1218 F Street N. W.
n iti mn rn t m mm r
wssa assa tstwss ikqss asss ssss csim as ssss sss 2sss&soSsss9
OPEN LiVTE TOXIGHT.
Plenty or time yet to pick out a
are fully 25 per cent under prices
stones direct -paying cash and
n factory on the premises jnvc us a
?j just now with Diamonds and YOUR
?fi2S P2&l2JZ Cli?lBi i'i 1511'2 1125
- 5S5S2S5:52SSS55:55:$S5S3 - 5 - 5 -
"We Shall remain open late tonight, and as we have a number of
Pianos to be delivered Christm as morning, the store will fee open KiitH
li a- in- No truth in tlie ru our tnat we i.a- so i out o ad iie
finest Musical Instrument-.. It no doubt originated from the ! uc trade we
have had. but we had a big toek of duplicates and yoirilhave no trou
ble to KCt suited, th.tb as regards the nistrnment and the price.
Vew Swiss Music Boxes and oilier things at reduced prices to cloe
them out today.
I'olicc Sell 3Iunr Article.
Tlie annual police sale yesterdaj dis
nosed ot hundreds of articles with a crimi
nal hitory which had accumulated dur
ing the year in various ways. In
many caes people convicted of theft
confess or fail properly to account lor
more stolen goods than Is claimed - y
losers. Thib surplus is turned over to
the properly clerk. Much plunder is
Abandoned by thieves, ai d for which 1.0
riglitrul claimant can be found. Ar
ticles found by the police, if unclaim.-d,
are also turned Into this stock. Wlioii
people are arrested aud locked up at, sta
tions their worldly goods are taken rnnn
them. In Cse- or eontiction some of
this property is never reclaimed. Tins.
at the end of a certain period. go r.ilo
the general fund. No weapons were sold.
These are destroyed.
Do von know that you enn have
Tlie JMorniiiR. JBreiiliic; and Situd iy
Times the only COJUPr.vr.rK nniv,
paper published in "VnstiIng;on !
served to you by carrier for fifty!
cents u month? '
made at any time.
3 j rvii
Lot of lioys domet
the 39c tort for..jLQO
Lot of boys'" navy
blue flannel waist
usually -oM for SOe
to gofor 39C
200 dozen of the
handsomest purrs. Im
teeks ami bows -in an
immense variety of
patterns -light anddarfc
effects tvliieli you've
never seen sell
In fancy boxes.
127 dozen puffs, im
bows, tecks-the pret
tiest of patterns gen
erous in every way
35c aud otic val
ues Tor ssc
satin suspenders with
patent east -off fine
English webbing, each
pair Iq a fancy box
Pure silk suspenders
with sterling silver
es for givinc. at SI
brown, tricot smoking
Jackets with quilted
lining, quilted satin col
Iar and wide facings 00
front, cuffs and pockets-heavy
the usual $3 3
Jacket, for.. 4SS.OO
aw, rm tn ft 1W1 na. aiv-a. t, tfj ii, ,ib
Dia-aond sift. Our prices on Diamonds
that prevail elsewhere. Importing: ttie
manufacturing the settings in our own
bigadvanace. We're sliirtilly overst
CArill WILL TALK very fluently h
Cor. 7th and
!TL,'le7rifi32tn - p,'ff,'r r,s
55 - $5:5 - 5S - 5S55$355 - 59S.$55555 -
DriMips, t'25 la. ave.
It ileet- Kutc-lifortl'-. Approval
rohip.hus Ohio, I'ec. 2.5. IVsid'it
Kateliford of the I'uited Mine W orders,
in an interview here, appro' . e
combination of coal minim; and coal haul
ing interests, wlueh aro .aj.
in the greht Soft coaI mining diri.'!
II f says: "We can never lmve stability ot
coal iiilning price1 until .ve Iwve stability
oT coal "tiling- prices." He tlihis it :wt
at all lihely thn such coiiibiu.itioii.- will
.naWi- nvtortlonate jirire- for oaf. See
rclary I'earre, or tlie United Mine Work
ers of America, has Issued .1 call for he
national coi.v.-i.tion of tlit nw-ociutio', jh
January 11, 1S0S.
Off on ji Hunt.
Messrs. Harris and Ifcisullne. repren;n
tiVisot the Sarety Bjttlaand Ink L'wmp my
of'thl-i dry. lert on a hunting expeditiiuu
! MoUnt Ephraiin, Montjrouwry co in'.y.
M)).. tlii- morning. Their many friend.
tliey say may expect quail on tunHb-wlier
The 'nr: in , veiilmr mil Sunday
Times for f If 3' tents 11 month
00 D sniofls.