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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, STOgATj APBJJ, Jgl 1895.
The Washington Times
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TTASHINOTON, D. C., APBIL 21, 1895.
?SfccrtlMSM to "Tie Tiaaes" -will confer a
fryer by jrMtlKly reporting any discour
tesy fcalleatara, er xaclect of duty on
th jtart of The cMTierj. Complaint
ttfcar by rt all or in person will receivo
yre:pt attaxtloa. Fspars ahould be dc
Svcradtoall jerts of the- city by 0:30
'cleok ccch Bcoruin:. including Sunday.
THE KDHSTSY TO TEE RESCUE.
Ta-day the clergymen of Washington -will
rait a their voices against Jackson City,
outlaw rctr d tlie growing evils found
at the south ead of Long bridge. A more
united apntimcat lutfavor or aggressive steps
to oruth out this lewletsusts will be the re
sult, and a. grerter effort Trill be made to in
fluence young men not to patronize these
Bans of iniquity.
There are trrro ways for Washington to
be influential in freeing Alexandria County
from the sans of outlaws that disc race
her soil. One is to urge Attorney General
Olaor to iminedittely bring the question
of the jurisdiction of Alexander Island be
fore the Supreme Court, and Use other is
to petition Gov. O'Ferrall to revoke the
pharter of the outlaw tracks.
The first method depends upon the slow
and uncertain process of law. PoSiibly
when decided Alexander Island might
rightfully talons to Virginia , and the sit
uation would bo unchanged. But the
other method, an appeal to Gov. O'Fcr
ra.Il, oght to bftr good fruit. It is gen
erally believed that be is ignorant of -the
true condition at affairs acrobs the river,
and that when brought to his notice he
will revoke the charter.
The Alexander Island outlaw track is
sailing under false colors, like the pirate
of old. The charter under which it does
business was granted to a farmers' grange
Tar the promotion of agriculture," and
it is being prostituted to cloak the steal
ings of a disreputable gang of outlaws
Hardy Gov. O'Ferrall has power to revoke
this charter, and should do so without
An effort should also be made to impeach
a xuniber of Alexandria county officials.
They openly contort with gamblers and vio
lators oT the law, and it is common knowl
edge that tkey refute to do their duty in
8upraewr. Icwlestuees and arresting crim
inals found in their jurisdiction.
The Times congratulates the public for
tha eamaat stand taken by our ministers.
Their erforts in behalf of good govern
ment acrots the river will meet with success,
and Washington's citizens should give them
EE2U.T02 SLACEEtfBITS DECLARATION.
The challenge of Senator Blackburn
on the silver question will call forth many
resjranses. II is statement that he is for
free silver at a ratio of 16 to 1 is clear
and without attempt to dodge the issue, and
it new remains to be seen how he will back
UP his position.
It is one thing to make a declaration and
another to sustain it by comprehensive
argument. ItJs easy for any person to state
hisposition, and but few are able to explain
why they make the statement. Senator
Blackburn is probably one of the few, but
he ha.suotyetnia.de cleartheretion why this
country skould adopt free silver, nor has he
attemptnd to clef Ine tne resultof suchapohcy.
"Without tho co-speration of a majority
of the great commercial nations the United.
States could not maintain bimetallism.
TVe small auount of silver we would coin
isto Money woulA o morOffect the silver
market than would the dip of an albatross
xxise the level of tks sea. The prices of all
tao products w buy and sell abroad would
be fixed by the universal gold standard
ajad that money would be at a premium
in this country.
"Wo are waiting to hear why Senator
Blackburn advocates an attempt to main
tain national biasetalllsm.
TEX yCTAlTSIAL UPHEAVAL.
There is ona phase of the silver question
that its advXes have not yet discussed.
Acbulttixg the assertion that free silver
wcul& canso x gfsral lncree.se ot prices, it
must be conceded that it wouldalao decrease
in the same ratio the purchasing power of
alt money except gold, for the premiums on
gold would ere at 8 the inflation in prices.
the value ofourcurrency would bedestroyed
to the extent of tho premium. Tho amount
of gold, silver coin and certificates and
United States and national bank notes in
otraulxtion is $1,574,034,557. Of this
SC20.075.S09 are in gold and gold cer
tificates, and it is safo to assert that with
this country on a silver basis most of this
gold would be withdrawn from circulation
for speculativt'purposes. Thojeinainder of
our money, about one billion dollars, would
be depreciated to tho extent ot tho gold
pronitum and its value lost to the public
A vast number ot foreign investments
have been made In our railroads and other
large corporations. Much of this capital
would be withdrawn and the stock sold on
the market, for the reason that tlie tariff
rates of transportation companies are fixed
by law, and there could be no Increase ot
earnings while expenses would be made
considerably greatcrl The throwing of
this stock on the market would cause a
general decHno in stocks, which would
overturn other valuos, destroy confidence,
and create a panic.
But look on the bright side. Suppose
foreign capitalists were not frightened.
Railroads, telegraph, telephone and oilier
corporations, whose rates are fixed by law,
would be burdened with Increased expenses
without being able.to make largor earnings,
and would be absolutely compelled to re
duce wages or stop doing business. Then
the great army ot corporation employes
would be obliged to make a depreciated
dollar and reduced wages pay a higher
cost of living.
Great complaint has been made of a
scarcity ot money in times of depression.
A silvor basis would give still greater cause
for grumbling. After gold had been with
drawn this country would be left with a
circulating medium of about a billion dol
lars. If gold went to 25 percent premium
the purchasing power ot this amount would
be lessened 25 pef cent, leaving an actual
value, as reckoned by the universal stan
dard, of $750,000,000 to do business with.
There are many other reasons why bi
metallism without tha co-operation of
Eurdpo would be ruinous "to this country.
Suffice to say that an attempt to maintain
national bimetallism would provo a fail
ure, and within a few months the United
Status would baon a silver basts. Tho finan
cial upheaval would be tremendous and
Tvould end in disaster and distress, and tho
worst sufferers from this lunacy would bo
wage-anniara, the paopla who depend upon
daily earnings and are not praparsd for
THAT COUSTSOOa SCENE.
Tho following communication was re
Editor Times: I read an account of tho
trial of a Mr. Donn on insanity, and wa3
very much dhgutted at tho proceeding of
two lawyers. In case of tuch a thing as
that down our way, 'toutb," those two
lawyers would have been caned or shot
It must bo admitted that from the stand
point of Mr. Rogers "Washington is a milk-and-water
town. It lacks that spirit of
chivalry which substitutes buckshot for
breath on slight provocation, and in the In
stance referred to we are ho lamentably
lacking in Alabama maunvrs that neither
offending lawyer was "caned or shot be
To inot people it is delightfully refresh
ing to see lawyers fall out and quarrel.
Generally speaking it is the clients who
quarrel and fight, and while engaged in
this interesting pastime the sweet tempered
sous of legal Samaritans divide everything
A Iawyor'a smile while his client is in
trouble is more dangerous than a frown.
If Justice Jackson's Democracy is of
the old Jacksonian sort his income tax
ideas would hardly be on the side of those
who have big incomes.
Perhaps the proposed visit of the Princo
of "Wales to America will bring J. J. Van
Aleu and Willie Waldorf Astor back to
their native heath. -'
Like everything else The Times nas done
to please the public the proposition to
give a handsomely bound book to each
new subscriber is proving exceedingly
popular. The Timc3 has 10,000 books
to give away with every monthly sub
scription during tho next thirty days.
See catalogue on another page and remem
ber that the offer Is good for thirty days
Billy "Williams' peach crop is an eminent
It Is possibly Just as well that Secretary
Morton unfurls his monometallic views
at a safe distance from his native Nebraska.
The silver cloud threatens to delugo
the country with a flood of cranky speeches.
Out of sight, the latest phase of Standard
Oil prices, naturally follows the policy of
getting everything in sight.
It might be well for the Supreme Court
ftrstuff the keyholes and stop the clock
if there Is to fee arehearing of thomcometax.
These are leaky times.
Judging from -the high old time prices
aro having "the communism of pelf is
not neglecting opportunities.
Tho historians who write the last Jingo
war will need little data except the biog
raphy of Secretary Gresham.
It is reported that Judge Holman is being
favorably considered as a successor to
the Itte Gen. Mauxur as Assistant Comp
troller of the Treasury. The appointment
would reflect credit on tha administration.
Judge ITolman's long and creditable public
career deaervesKome such recognition.
At last there is a rift in the silver cloud.
The payment of tho Chinese indemnity will
increase the price of silver. 'Tis better
According to Treasury advices it will
cost $135,000 to collect $14,000,000 from
tho thrift and industry of the country, whilo
the imcomes of tenement bouts owners and
bond clippers go untouched. Such is
income tax justice.
Tnc shrinksce in tho income tax ought
-to 'make ft corao somewhere near fitting
the opinion of Senator Hill.
Tho Times agrees with the Eveaiag Star
.that Jackson City and its contiguous tvils
must go, audit wcloomet tho iaflncnti&l co
operation of that paper in bringing about
that desirable result. Now for the Post
and the News, both of which should be for
law and order and the protection ot tho
public against thieves, thugs and gamblers.
Two Stela "VVltii Xot t Single Thonjiht.
-Justin front of tbe man aadhit wife at the
thoatcr sat a couplo of flsdgllags billing ad
coolngins,mostiovlgmanner. They would
have whispered iitUeconferencesandtheo the
glrlwouid blush.and-glgglo asd jeazo at tho
"youngmanand'he wouldlnok off toward tha
stage an a fit of emotional abstraction that
was positively delicious, as If he had never
ssida wordtoherinhisllfe. Thenhe would
turn suddenly and gaze upon her with a ten
denies that would melt in the mouth of a
stonestatue. They had cometo seotheplay,
no doubt, but they had evidently forgotten
what they were therefor aadtheydidn'tshow
any signs as the tuna woreon that they would
recollect it. The man had been dividing at
aad that beroro him and finally his wife bent
overand whispered to him, as she nodded to
ward tho couple:
"Two souls with but a single thought."
'Btfsh!" he responded, in a tone of strong
disappoval, "they haven't got halt that
many." Detroit Freo Press.
Tlio Sooret of J.oncority.
Beportcr How is it, my friend, that you
have attained the remarkable ago of 104?
Centenarian Inever worked before break
Reporter Indeed; then that is a fact
Centenarian But thero ia another little
fact I forgot to mention.
Reporter What is it?
Centenanau I never worked after break
fast, either. New York"World.
Agnes Great mimic, tho count. Gives
Jack Yes; ho gavo one a year or so ago
that cost him three months in Jail.
Agnes Impossible! What was it?
Jack Gjivc his landlord an imitation of a
$20 bill. New York World.
- o t
A Tough Customer.
Radbourn I saw one ot the Harvard foot
ball team run over by a cable car to-day.
Chesncy Groat heavensl Were tho in
Radbourn Yes. They had to tow the car
to the repair yard. New York World.
Om Kind of Rtcojaltioo.
Some people refuse to see tho truth , and
others jump onlt as soon as they recognize
it Galveston Newa.
I hsd Tt,v
J SSS5-Sc 15V "SSJS
MRS. CLEVELAND'S PRESENT
She Will Give Miss Leitcr
Csmmonts of tha British Press Curzon Kay
Eo.a Premier if His Wife
Mrs. Cleveland's wedding present to Silas
Leiter is a veiy magnificent one, a silver
loving cup somewhat over a foot high.
All about the cup upon the sides stand out
finely carved figures in solid silver of
appropriate design Tor a loving cup.
Altogether it is a inre piece of workman
ship, an antique with which doubtless a
Viking and his bride in clays of old first
drank their wedding toast together.
Thero 13 no ond of interesting gossip in
connection with Use Leiter-Curzon wedding
to be gathered from some of the prominent
Enpltrii people who have recently arrived
in Washington and are now at one ot tho
From this sourro the statement emanates
that the one all absorbing topic of interest
in the social columns of the English press
at present is in iegard to the approaching
Every smallest detail of the wedding fes
tivities has l)ee already dcscritied at
length in the London liapers with more 0
ls degree of accuracy. The wedding gown
is described in tlioie journals as bdng. nino
yards around the edge of the tram.'
Tho amount that Mr. Leiter has given his
daughter as the principal one ofhisaeverali
wedding presents, and of course the most
important, is the sum ot $2,000,000. This,
the London authorities state, ho has given
her outright either "to have nod to hold
from this tiniu henceforth," or to scatter
broadcast as tho Taney may lake her.
Another very interesting point upon 'which
tho English visitors es?ay to Throw light
is in regard to the future prospects in a
political way of Hon. George .NathJ,iiel.Cm;
ron. They unhesitatingly give it as their
opinion that he will be the future premier
ot England . provided his bride proven popu
lar with English people.
In Eijlatjd, far more than in America,
the influence of women in politics is para
mount, as has been often demonstrated,
notably In the case of Lady Randolph Church
hill. As a member of the younger element ot
England's" public men, Mr. Curzon is re
garded as a bright and shining light. Tor
whom the future hold great honors. He is
at present thlrty-slx years ot age, just tea
years th8 senior of his funcee.
Tlie statement was made some time since
that in Mr. Curzon was tho possible future
Premier ot England. At the time audi a
statement sounded rather too ambitious,
but now thAt it has been repeated by the
British subjects referred to, it gains de
cidedly in weight and importance.
It his future political gre&tne? realty
does depend in such great measure upon the
popularity of his bride with the English
poople, it goes without taymg that Mr. Cur
ron will reach the top of tho ladder by
What with weddings and the other fes
tivities naturally attendant upon the
Easter season, the past week has been I
replete with gayetles.
The wedding bells that rang so merrily
during the earlj portion ot tho week will
echo quite as jojously during tho coming
wek, as, ia addition to the Leiter-Curzon
wedding, thero are several others in which
society is imtereeted.
Tho Jewelers and dealers in bric-a-brac
gonoraliy Iixyo been reaping a harvest
on tins account for some time past, and
tho brides have certainly not had nor
will they havo cause to feel that their
friends have neglected them in the matter
The fashionable dressmakers, too, havo
had their hands full in getting the wedding
finery finished in time for the different
Altosether it has been a happy time all
around, for if thero is one thing abovo
another in which society delights it Is
attendnco upon the annual spring crop of
weddings in Washington.
Regardless of whether or not there is
anything in the slightest degree out of the
conventional at each and overy one of
these weddings the church is always sure
to be crowded. Even when cards of ad
raistioa aro required, in some mysterious
manner tho crowd slips in and the pews
aro filled to overflowing with the gayly
dressed society that is alwxys bound to
appetr on such occasions.
Perhaps, after all, it is Just as well
that tilings should be so, for if There is
anything more ineffably forlorn than
for a bridal party to walk down Hie aisles
ot a comparatively empty church it re
mains to bo chronicled. That sort ot
thing may bo all very well in England,
but fortunately Washington society has
not as yet been Anglicised to the degree
ot either introducing or enjoying this ar
rangement for wedding3.
Another English idea in regard to
weddings that has so far fortunatoly been
omitted from tho list of things dosirable
in this country, is the tedious practico ot
having the wadding breakfasts drawn out
to interminable lengths and uttorly spoiled,
so far as any real onjoymont goes, by tho
speech making that is considered so indis
pensable .a feature of wedding breakfasts
The English fashion of having all mar
riages eclobrated before the hour of noon
i not always the. most convenient in tho
world. This is especially tho caso whan
tho clergyman callod upon to officiate
upon such occasions belongs to that sport
ing fraternity known as "hunting parsons."
In this connection there were some amus
ing stories told by an English woman re
cently -visiting in Washington. Ono of her
friends across tha water in a popular rural
parish is a parson who Js'devoted to hunt
ing, and sometimes in tho pursuit of this
amusemout is rather likely to forget that
he has engagements on hand of a more cleri
Shortly before sho sailed for this country
thero was a hunt gotten up at tho country
house at whicli she was staying. Foremost
among tho sportsman was tha hunting par
son alluded to. Shortly before noon when
the party had returnod from the hunt and
stood clustered about waiting for break
fast to bo Eerved tho hunting parson sud
denly electrified the company by exclaim
ing: "By George, I'vo a couplo to marry at
noon," and then without l'urthor to do
sped off acros3 the fields to his church,
struggling into his surplice as ho ran, ut
terly oblivious of the fact that ho still
wore his pink coat in which ha had taken
part in the morning bunt.
This same hunting parson made his first
visit to America last year, and upon his re-
turn was duly questioned for an account of
ail he s.iw a-Ml lie.tM while in 'he rror.der
ful new country which England .ind Eng
lishmen generally looked upon with such a
Some ot his fnerds were especially anx
ioui to hear all that there was to b told
with regard to his impressions of the May
rM u,-v .n mil nf iii( in.nrlln of tlm I
niivrims .iiui uninf nut thrt nlacn to you?" )
queried his friend. '
Yes." w iho ready response; "when
I wa in Boston thsy told me ot that and
of nothing else till I wlehed that the rock
had landed ou the pilgrlma themselves."
There la one man in fashionable society
of YTaabmrtou to whom the Intricacies of
banking ru as a sealed book. Evn to the
hnld extent of looking after his own bank
account awl drawing checks lie ttill trvtls
In the wilderness ot doub: and uncertainty.
One s.sH;ct or afr&lra that is especially
puzzling tohim isthedepoBitlnganddrawtug
Not very long ago ho received- a sum ot
money from one of his investments that
was decidedly larger than lie dssired to
carry about with him.
The natural solution of the problem that
suggested itself at this cruls htm to deposit
the money and thus swell his account in
bank. HU plan of doing so, however, wis
decidedly novel, and to the present moment
he cannot see why tho teller would no
permit him to follow his inclinations in
Instead of depositing the money justi as he
recivedit, the brllliautidea suggested Itself
to him that he could save himtslf tho trouble
of a Journey to the bank by simply drawing
up x check payable to himself for tlie amount
in hand and enclosing it in a letter to tho
bank requesting that it be placed to hi3
Among tlie new fields of work opened to
the progressive woman of the present day
isthatorteachlnggamesof cards. Formerly
it was considered Impossible for any but a
manio throw enlightenment upon the mys
teries ot card playing.
There is a Washington woman who has
come to the front in tho most successful .
manner in this respect and demonstrated .
that the teaching ot cards In to bo in the !
future a new fieid for women. She has a j
number of classes composed of the raost j
fasiilonabtoelementlnthecltyand reapsasa. j
reward for teaching whiat no leis a sum
than $10 a week.
Her pupils are for the most part women,
but the question of sex Is not a stumbling
fblockMn the wax Of any one wishing to bo
inducted Intolmystenesof whist playiug.
Lady Pauncefolje and the Misses Paunce
fote will sail Cy the City orNew York May 21!
to spend tho summer abroad after passing
the season at heirhorae in London.
The ball hvhonor of the Qeen's birthday
that is generally given at the Embassy as
one of the leading events for the month ot
May, will be omitted this year.
The Queen's birthday falls upon the 24th
t Mslt. but lhrenerallv notcelebrated until
Lino. 27th or fc8tri instant?, the dato being
determined by Parliament. This auui-
'versary, or course, as always ceieorarea
with the greatest pomp and ceremony in
Mrs. Robert P. Bowler will remain in
Washington uatil Julie, when she will go
to Bar Harbor, where she ha recently pur
chased a cottage, and where she will spend
the entire summer, t'
During the past 'Winter Mrs. Bowler's
youngest child has been quite delicate, and
it was at one itlmo thought advisable to
leave Washington in the early spring and
go to her home, Mouut Storm, in Cincin
nati, but as the child has shown a marked
improvement of late, this Idea has been
abandoned, and the family will now re
main in town until Juue.
Mrs. and the Mliees Gorman havo been
at Atlantic City for some llttio tiaio and
are enjoying the fino weather at thai
popular resort to the fulisst exteiit.
Tho weddings set for the present week
in addition to the Leitor-Curzon wedding
on Monday at 11-30 at St. John's Church
will bo thos ot Mis May O'Rully to Mr.
Thomas Dtirautontheevsningof Wednesday,
the 24th iustant, at St. Paul' Church and
at noon on tho fame data of Miss Florence
Andrews, daughter of Mrs. G. L. Andrtws,
to Mr. Llowellyn Whiting Est3 at St.
The other pronilnont events of the
week will bo the- opera of "Coronet and
Coiu" on Thursday and Triday evenings, at
tho Acadeaiy of Musio, for the benefit of
tho Children's Country Home.
The week's fotivitie will round up
harmoniously with tho burIequo to be
given by the Mask and Wig Club, of Phila
delphia, for the boueflt of the Children's
J. H. Small & Sons, Fourteenth and G
streets, Watkisgtoa, 1). O., and 11S8 Broad
way, New Yoik. Sjjjttl &ttotzB t or
ders for all outgolag ooen ad other
stotiuers. Flowers to ail uststs by expreos.
Fins American Beauty and Baroanuss
Rothschild roses, violets, and orchids.
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
Tlie Short Story Club spent a very pleasant
evening Wednesday last at the Oxford.
The president, Maj. F. I. Willis, presided.
Mrs. Joseph N. Burket read "My Star,"
one of tho finest stories that has ever been
given before the club. These who con
tributed to the miscellaneous programme
were Miss Flora Rhees, the Misses Graham,
Mrs. and Miss Haywood, tha Misses Baglcy,
Dr. Thomas Calvor and Miss Annie Hert
ford. Those present were W. T. Hazard,
Miss Parish, Mrs.Y. M. YorklMissRu3Scll,
MiBS Sophia Picket, Mr. and Mra. Austin
Slanson, Z. Moses, MiS3 Mindaloff, Mrs.
F. H. Goodale, Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Perry,
Mrs. J. W. Wjycknff, Mr. and Mra. Harry
Wyckoff, Mr. tuidMrs. James B. Philp,
Mr. H. L. ?avis3 Mrs. Martenett, tho
Misses Graham, Mja3 Libby Parker, Eugene
Lee Ferguson.iMiss Elizabeth Houck, Miss
Nellie Goodman, P-mf. and Mrs. Wm. J.
Rheese, tlie Muhesltheese, Mrs. J. F. Ellis,
Mis? Ellis, Mis4 Itielmiond, E. I. G. Hay
wood, Mrs. and'Mt&rLcrvi'J, Mrs. M. Clarke,
Mr. J. Mohler'Gulrin, Mortimer Clark, Mr.
and Mrs. Bergfii,'tlie Misses Bergin, Mr. J.
W Burket, Robert' D. Graham, Miss Eu
genia Borden, 'MIss,'EditIi Thompson, Mrs.
Bagley, Mrs. A. Ui luots, ana Air js. 1
The Potomac Literary Club hold Its rcgu-
lar monthly nftctihg on Monday evening
last at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. D. S.
Lamb, lTo. 800'' Tenth street northwest.
The spacious rooms' were crowded and the
universal vcrdictwas given in faor of a
moat brilliant gathering and a very charm
ing entertainment. Tho programme
which was moitly musical, was conducted
by Mrs. Carrie V. Kidwell Stewart.
After a brief business meeting Rev.
Edward Marshall Mott gave an interesting
poetical essay, entitled "The Fine
Philosophies." Much interest was shown
by the club in the reading and the topic was
discussed by MeESTS. Charles Davis, J. L.
McCreery, Robert W. Fenwick, Prof.
Seamens, and Dr. Lamb. During tha recess
refreshments wore served by tho hostess,
after which the programme was con
tinued as follows: Overture, Metropoli
tan Mandolin' an! Guitar Quartet; quartet
Misses Keone, Lyman, Elliott, and Kcene;
solo, Mr. A. T. Earnest; tolo, Mrs. A.
V. Holmes; recitation, Dr. N. Frank Whito;
solo, Mrs. Harry Wells; solo, Mifs Grace
Altschu; piuno duet, Miss Deland and Miss
Stohle; -recitation, Frank B. Lord; aria,
Miss Maude Tallmadgo; duet, Miss Wade
aud Miss Elliott; selections, Metropolitan
Mandolin and Guitar Quartet; fancies,
Misi I-etitla Elliott; solo, Miss Mattie
and accoaipaniat, Mrs. Carrie V. Kidwell
Among those present were noticed Mr.
Jo'an "W. Bennett. Mr andMrs.CharlesDa.vis,
Itohert M. Davis, Major Frank I. Willis,
M! Fnny AtLee, itlJ A. Mae AtLee, air.
Afl Ufrs J S. Felater.Mrs. Oeorre J. Drew,
Mrs. Helen FJsher, Mr. and Mrs. John L.
Norris, Mr. sml Mrs. Walter Irving tticb,
Mr L. C. Hendrickson. uss Camilla Hcn-
j drickson, Mr. and 5re. J. Orvillo John
aouJTrj. George A. Guild, Nashua, N. H.;
Mrs. In-ris Levison. Mr. and Mrs. K. Grant
Barnwell, Mlas Fidelia J. Bowdoln, Miss
1 Flora N Vwv, Hon; Charles Lyman, Mr.
Mrs. Georjo A. Guild, Nuhuj., N. H.;
V. Holmes, Rev. E. Marshall Mott, Mit.es
Keenc-nd L7ms.11, Dr. N. Frank White,
Mrs. Harry Wells. Miss Grace Alschu, Mr.
and Mrs. H. V. Colton, Miss Alice L. Vack,
Gloversville. N. Y.; Mrs. Frank W. Bird,
Miss Bird. Miss GrAeoDeheand. Miss Stekle,
Mr. Frank B. Lord, Prof. audMn. William
H. Seaman, Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Hall, Miss
M ningUy, Mies Maude Tallmdge, Mr?.
Wade. Mrs. Mattie Wude, M'ss Letitia El
liott, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Boyce-, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry J. Decker. Mrs. Imogen It. Morrell,
Mr J. L, McCreery.Mr Ms.rkH. Hopkins,
itias Hopkins. C. M. Morrison, Mrs. B. F.
T. Bell, Miss Pearl M. Barnes, Miss Delia
Tuiio, Ml NutUc Tune, Dr. and Mrs. D. S.
Lamb, Mr. and Mrs. William J. Caulfield,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Smith. Mrs. Carrie
V. Kidwell Stewart, Mrs. R H. Gunuell,
Mra. J. F. Rueckert. Mist Blanche Rueckert,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Daw, Miss Class, Mrs.
Alex E. Beall, Miss Blanche C. Beall, Mrs.
Maria StlerUn, Mr. Will C. Stierlin, Mr.
' Seth L. Terry, Dr. and Mrs. Clarence It.
' Dufour, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Fenwick,
! Mrs. Dora T. Voorhw, Mrs. George Shehan,
ir. and Mrs. W. W. Baker.Mr. Duncan Hay
wood. Dr. C. H. Mxchinek, Mrs. M. A. Nay
lor, Mr. It. A. Phillips.
The Young people's Union held their
regular bi-weekly sociable at the residence
of Mrs Jennie L. Mnnroe, No. 150 A street
northeast, on last Friday night After a
short business meeting the remainder ot
the evening was spent most pleasantly In
amusements, games, etc. Miss Gene
Woodward rendered some excellent music
on the pUno, fallowed by Messrs. Webb
Worley, Will Todd and Thomas Kjirl, who
charmed the listeners with aweet melodies
on tho mandolin and guitar Little Misa
Fanny Conrad danced several pretty fancy
dances, and after doing full justice to a
choice variety of light refreshments, which
were served in the dining-room below, the
Among those present were Mrs. Jennie
L. Muuroe, Mrs Liliie Munroe, Mrs. Julia
Thompson, Mrs Upperman, Mrs. Magie,
the Misses Elizabeth Crowell, Gone Wood
ward. Dotty Brandon, Gertrude Metcalf,
Tilly Kiramel, Magie, Maud Rosebud and
Daisy nuuter, Sadie Worley and Fanny
Conrad, Messrs. W. S. Heath, E. H. Elliott,
Archie Upperman. Richard Bercsford, Webb
Worley, Will Todd, Thomas Karl, Albert
Pite, liersey and Benjamin Munroe, Charley
nalliday, ArthurMaccubbin, and Louis H.
Der Deutach-Amerikauischc Club was
entertained by Mrs. T. P. Cleaves Tuesday
last. Tho programme was an follows:
Kinder Symphony, rendered by thirteen
talented children, under the direction ot
Miss Mary Cook; reading by Mr. WilliamH.
Conley; song, "Fruhlingslied," Miss
AYiima Willxubueoher; military march, for
piano and strings, five children, directed
by Miss Cook; song by MIes Harifa Han
cock; baujorino solo. Miss Morrison; bar
itone solo, "Creole Lover's Song," Mr.
J. Henry Txalser; piano solo, "Sequi
dilla," Prof. H. W. Howard; comic song,
Mr. WilliamH. Conley; "Er Muss Tanzen,"
a little one-act comedy, was then given with
Hanneman, Altrup and Tracy.
Tbosu present were Mr. and Mrs. Cleaves,
Dr. and Mrs. Von Hartlebin, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Henry Kaiser, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hazard,
Mr. and Mrs. George Gibson, Mr. and Mra.
Williams, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Scott,
Mr. aud Mrs. P. Hoffiiger, Mr. and Mrs.
Baker, ot Laugdon; Meedames Houston,
Gardner, Willner, Schrenecker, Stamp, Mes
tou, Berniieim, Moore, Mrs. and Miss
Herzeg, W. L. Perham, Morreil, the Misses
Perham, Misses Flora, an Bertha Glbton,
Harifa Hancock, tho Misses May, Mim3
Sweenoy, Hathaway, Cook, Behrond ,
Young, Tallmadgo, Lattlnsore, Misses
Hudson, Misses Aim and Otilio Ebert,
Misses Von Entraaa, Lutz, Watson, Morri
jon, Misses Willeabuecber, Misses Ulke,
Miss RatUg, Miss Mayr Flyun, and Messrs.
Ha-aacaaaa. Altrup, Coaley, Tracey, H. W.
Howard, Lattlmore, Hancock, G. War-
Geld, Geo. R. Davis, Uapt. Unas. iiDert,
"The strollers," a dramatic organiza
tion composed exclusively of talented young
people residing in East Washirgtos, havo
bsen rehearsing steadily for the peat three
weefcc, and on Friday evening gavo their
first cosaplimentary full-dress rehearsal
at St, Peter's Hall, corner of Second and O
The bill for this occasion consisted of
tho three-act farcical play "Uncle," by
Henry J. Byron, and a aumber ot musical
renditions, tho comedy beiag presented in
excellent style. Tho actors were Mr. R.
Ray Risrdon, Mr. William T. Kirby, Mr.
Henry Ashby, Mr. S. Milc3 Bontou, Miss
Sessia Erly, Miss Shirley Potter aud Miss
Dates havo already been arranged with
tho Eastern Dispensary, St. Elizabeth
Asjlum for tho Insane, Farragut Post,
G. A. It., Woman's Relief Corps, G. A. R.,
St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Taul's
Church, and several lodges of Odd Fel
lows. "Uncle" will be presented at St.
Elizabeth A3ylum next Friday, .evening.
Mr. William T. Kirby is manager for
"The Strollers," while Mr. R. R. RIordou
directs the stage.
Misse3 Elizaboth and Mazio Brown Lara
left the city to viBit Philadelphia. They
will remain there until early summer, en
gaged in musical studies, after which thoy
will join their parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Wolfe Brown, at Asbury Park for the
Mrs. Libbie Mabes, of Troy, N. Y., has
returned to her home after n two weeks'
visit with her sister, Mrs. Anna Cannon, ot
Mrs. Olive Thorn Miller is In the city, a
guest of Dr. Young's.
Prof. Barton Everman, of Uuited States
l?ish Commission, will give an illustrated
lectre at Science Rooms, No. 1425 New
York avenue, Monday at 4:15 p. m. Sub
ject, "Alaska and the Fur Seal."
Mra. Levi P. Morton was confined to her
1 npartmenta at tho Shoreham yesterday
?rom .111 attack of neuralgia, contracted
while driving out on Friday afternoon.
The engagement of Mrs. Clara Bell Brown
to Mr. Reginald Hope Tracey, of England,
Is announced. Mr. Tracey is a bachelor
with literary tastes and a comfortable for
tune. His acquaintance with Mrs. Brown
covers a period of fifteen years. He pro
poses to indulge Mrs. Brown's literary
tastes to the utmost.
Mrs. Burton and the Misses Burton, wife
and daughters of Col. George H. Burton,
U. S. A., will leave Washington the 1st ot
May for San Francisco, where they willjoln
tho colonel, who has been detailed to dut7
at that placo.
Col. J. H. Gilman has returned to Chicago
after a long -"visit to Louisiana, where Mra.
and Miss Kathoriue Gilman went early In
Gen. Holabird will sal for Europe on the
1st of May totravel abroad for some time.
The first orchestra rehearsal of Hub
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hold at the Academy ot MualcIaatThurxday
afternoon, wat mott satisfactory to all con
cerned. Mr. MaoLood, at the close of tha
rehearsal, wat the recipieat ot many warm
congratulation! from mnber of the com
pany and orcheatra on his splendid work,
ha having had entlro charga ot the orches
tral acoring ot tha piece.
Tha chorui of aver ono hundred frcah,
young volcea thowed the effort of careful
d intelligent work d tang the concerted
numnera with a chancing a nap and go.
Tat cast, uader the direction of Mr. Percy
Winter, are-well up ia taelrworkaudevery
tbing points to an uuuiually tucrehxful
proiuctionou tlie aigatiof the 25tfeaaa0tb.
Mr. Poroy Leach la dnUlne tka BpanUh,
daacera far tho openiag chama otthe third
act xmi Mr. JLrtaurTuadt aathiamaadolia
archeatr ot aixtea players ia good thaaa
for tha taaie number.
Tha friends of th Children's Country
Homa, for tha benefit of which deserving
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Efrcots of Sarly Trulnlnir
A gentleman walking alone: Lxinjjton
avenue one day encountered two boys
who looked so much alike that he stopped
them and asked:
"Are you little boys twins?"
They looked up at hira for a moment as
though they dkl not exactly understand;
then one said meekly :
"Xo, sir, wo are Methodists." Har
Indigestion In Art.
"Here ia some angel food I made my
self," sho said.
"Thank you, darling," ho faltered, and
That night the painter dreamed, whereat
be rose aud in feverish baste painted an art
poster which brqught $756.
Then he kissed his wifo loudly, called her
a brave little woman and wondered whaft
he would do without her. Detroit Tnbuna.