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THE "WASHrNTOl TIMTJSv SXTND AT, APRIL 21, 1895.
The Leiter-Gurzon Nuptials.
Arrangements For the Ceremony The Bride's
Dresses Mr. Leiter's Settlement The Groom's
Character and Precedents The Guests.
Interest in the Lciter-Curzon wedding con
tinues to be the nil-absorbing topic of in
terest not only in "Washington but in what
ever section of the country the bride-elect
The fact that at the marriage, which ie
to be celebrated on Monday, there will
York, Chicago, "Otica, Boston, and Ohio
gives .evidence in the most unmistakable
manner that this interest is widespread and
of the most genuine sort.
"When the engagement waB first an
nounced simultaneously in this country and
in London, it was supposed that the prepar
ations for the marragc would be on the
most elaboratescale. As a matterot fact the s
arrangements for the ceremony will be quite
simple In comparison with some of the
international marriages that havo taken
plaoeiu "Washington within the past decade.
Even the lloral decorations at the church
aud house will be of the simplest description
In comparison to what has been expected
THE FUTURE LA.DY SCAIISDALB.
would be the caEe by society generally.
They will be especially appropriate not only
to the happy occasion to be celebrated, but
will be as well appropriate to the spring
eason in which the marriage is to take
AS TO THETROUSSEATJ.
The engagement was a settled matter
sometime prior to the date upon which It
was made public as the troubseau was at
that time not only well underway but was
entirely completed. Upon the splendid
wedding gown as well as upon the greater
number of the gowns forming the trousseau,
"Worth expended the greater portion of his
tlme.and talents Just prior to his death.
These gowns form a most charming array
upon which the eyes or London society will
have the first look m all their freshness of
weddiug finery. Even the going-away
gown, which is quite simple in its conuruc
tion, bears the unmistakable stamp or
"When it comes to mention of Miss Leiter 4
as a belle and beauty it would seem that
everything has been t-aid that could in any
way be written on this subject, and yet it
Is a topic upou which there is always some
new light to be thrown, some new point or
Interest to be shed.
Many or the guests at the wedding break
fast have been selected with regard to some
especially happy episode or epoch in the
lire or the bride-elect. In this list will bo
Hon. Robert Lincoln and wire, to whom
attera certain rashionMissLeiteriBindebted
for her approaching happiness, Inasmuch as
they presented her formally at court some
four years since.
It was upon this occasion when she first
made her bow to the Queen of England J
THE CURZON FAMILY M
and took part in the drawing room festivi
ties that Miss Leiter met the distinguished
Englishman whom she is to nrarry on the
morning of the 22d iustant in historic) old
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT.
It was a case of love at first on both sides
and the beautiful young American unon
whose charms the royal seal of approbation
had been set by the Court of St. James,
then gave her heart to the man who In ad
dition to his distinguished ancestry had
to offer her evidences of his own bril
liancy in the numerous scientific works
that during the past few years he has con
tributed to the higher ranks of literature.
Unlike so niany of the recent Interna
tional marriages, that of Miss Leiter to
Hon. Mr. Ourzon promise- to bo an unusu
ally happy one, not only rrom the congenial
temperament or the fiancee, but from tho
environments of their lives. As the mis
tress of a fine establishment in London,
Mies Leiter will shine among the most dis
tinguished Boclety of the British aris
tocracy and make a representative Ameri
can woman of whom this country can well
feel proud. For tho accomplishment of
this she has tho natural requirements tor
octal success. To these have been added
every advantage that wealth coald supply.
YOUNG CURZON "WELL OFF.
Mr. Curzon's Income is by no means as
email as has been represented, and while
it is true that he could not very well afford
to live in any very extravagant manner, he
Is perfectly able to support his wife in tho
stylo in which it is proper that she should
All manner of rumors have been current
in regard to the magnificent settlement Mr.
Letter was to make upon his daughter the J
day of her marriage. The sums reported 1
as constituting tuts settlement have varied
through every stage of the hundred thous
ands. As a matter of course these wild rumors
havo reached the ears of Miss "Leiter's
family, greatly to their distaste. Mr.
Leiter In response to a direct query on this
subject has announced that he will make
o settlement whatever upon hi6 daughter
and that so far from this ever having been
Mb intention or one of the conditions of the
marriage as reported, he has not thcslight;st
Idea of making any settlement even or the
most modest dimensions.
"What hewilldo inraciwhathohasalready
done Is to give to his daughter outright the
amount he would havo given her on her
marriage irrespective of whom she had
select edforher husband.
PLENTY OPPIN MONEY.
All of his children have an income or their
own allowed for the purpose of dressing
themselves and indulging their fancy in
whatever manner they elected. Thlsmoney
oow given to hiB eldest daughter is simply
in the nature of a coutinuanco of that
allowance to which she has been for years
Naturally aB a married woman her re
quirements in this lice will be greater than
as ayounsgirl lusoclety.theretoreltistobo
supposed that the sum will be a large one,
enabling herto take the place reqniredof her
among (he nobility of England. In addition
to this Mr. and Mrs. Leller have given their
daughter several very elegant presents of au
Ae already announced in these columns,
the present or the groom elect to his bride
will be the Scarsdale diamonds which she
will wear uyon her wedding day. As the
ruture Lady Scarsdale these diamonds
would in thecourseor timehavecome to her
but aB the groom's rather, the present Lord
BcnrsdaJfc is a minister or the Church or
England, It seemed, more rittmg that the
diamonds should be given at ouce to his
son's bride to wear In all the fresbu&s
or her youth and beauty.
Going over to London to live will not
be in her case in the nature or giving up all
the associations of herlifc to rorm new ties
and make enwfricudson the othersideof the
water. Por many years .past Miss Leiter
not only in London, but throughout Europe,
"WILL BE MISSED HERE.
That she will begreatlymlssedinAVashing
ton society goes without asymg, as rrom the
time or her debut here in the Eecond year or
the rirst Cleveland administration, she has
always been popular.
Unlike the majority of beauties about
whom much has been written and said on
the srore or their personal looks, Miss
Leiter has never had her head turned by the
adulation tliat has fallen to her share In
lire. Her manners have always been char
acterized by an unvarying politeness to all
with whom she has been thrown in society.
In bearing she is a dignified, charmingly
well-bred woman of whom Bon. Mr.
Curzon may well feel proud.
When, arter the close of the London sea
son and closing their town house will be
order the newly-married couple will go
toKedleston Hall in Derbyshire, the Scars
dale country seat, where doubtless a round
ANOR IX LANCANSHIRE.
of gaieties will mark the arrival of the
bride and groom.
Few men who have come to America Tor
their brides have had the satisfaction of
Introducing to their friends in the Queen's
domains, a more distinguished-looking
woman than the one who will be Uie future
There is an ancestry of the bride-elect
which the Hon. Mr. Curzon may view
with entire satisfaction inasmuch as it
not only dates back to the Mayflower
and landing of the pilgrims In tills country,
but goes even further back to tho fore
fathers in England of those old Puritans
from which she can claim a direct de
scent. MISS LEITER'S LINEAGE.
The first of the family name of Carver,
who came to America, were John and
"William Carver, who were passengers on
theMayflower. From oneof these brothers
Miss Leiter is directly descended. Her
grandfather, Benjamin Carver, was born
la Rhode Island and married Nancy Lath
rop Fish, daughter of Judge Samuel Fish
of Norwich, Connecticut.
Some of the lace worn by this grand
mother on her wedding day will be used
on Miss Leiter's veil at her marriage, on
the 22d Instant Miss Leiter is also the
great-granddaughter of Capt. Ellas "West
of Norwich, Connecticut.
"When the groom-elect arrived in this
country from England, on the 17th instant,
he was accompanied by his sister and
brother-in-law, Sir William and Lady
Miller, his brother, Mr. Prank Curzon, who
with the bride's brother, Mr. Joseph
Leiter. will be one of the ushers, and Lord
Lamington, the best man. The entire
party, upon their arrival in "Washington,
went direct to the Leiter residence, where
they will be tho guests of the bride's
family during Uieir stay in the city.
In one sense It will be quite a home wed
ding, as the only attendant o"f the bride will
be her two sisters, Mh-s Nancy Loiter and
Miss Daisy Leiter.- The latter is quite a
Bchoolgirl, and will not make her debut
into society for some years to come. She
is strikingly liko her oldest sister, the
bride-elect, and when she is fully grown
will undoubtedly bear evon a closer re
semblance. MARRIAGE ARRANGEMENTS.
On tho morning of the marriage no one will
be admitted to thechurchexeeptupoupreEen-
tatlou ofono of tho cards Issued with the in
vitations to the ceremony. The rule will be
enforced with the greatest strictness, as
the seating capacity or the church Is only
700, while the number or Invitations out
for tho ceremony is greatly in excess of this
"When it Is taken into consideration
that In addition to tnemembersof the Wash
ington society, who will bo present at the
marriage, there is to be a large increase in
the number or guests in the strangers who
will come from tho northwest for the occa
sion, it will bo seen that with tho utmoBt
care and the nicest calculation the problem
of seating the guests, or even finding room
for them within the walls of the church is
likely to be one fraught with the utmost
At the breakfast, to be served at noon at
tho hou6e. this same difficulty will not, of
course, exist, as the number of guests bidden
to that portion of the wedding festivities
is much (smaller. It Is In fact, limited to
one hundred and fifty.
THE CHURCH CEREMONY.
The idea that In Borne quarters has
gained currency to the effect that the brldo
would be given in marriage by tho British
Ambassador is entirely incorrect. Sir
HON. GEORGE CUfiZOr'
Julian Pnuncefote will have no pnrt
whatever in the marriage Ceremony, other
than to be present among the lookers-on.
He will, of couree, with Lady Pnuncefote,
and will doubtless then offer the toast to
the "Health, happiness and long life" of
the bride and groom.
The cerem.uiy at the church will be
strictly In accordance with the English
fashion for such happy events, even in re
gard to the hour. This has been set at
11.30 o'clock, as in England no marrlagcB
are permitted to take place after 1 2 o'clock.
There will b? a full choral service, for
which the choristers have been practising
for a fortnight past.
Bishop Talbot, of Wjosmui, who has
known the bride since her earliest
childhood, will pirfoim the betrothal and
marriage tervico, niter which Archdeacon
Mackay-Snuth will piouounce the benedic
tion. Taken all in all, it will be a memorable
event, and will terve to add another to tl.o
long list of brilliant weddings that have
taken place in St. John's Church. The moat
memorable one during tro fust Cleveland
administration of an international character
was that or Mips Mary End'cott to Hon.
Joseph Chamberlain, of EDglnnd.
PRESENTS "WON'T BE SHOWN .
The anxiety on tho part of rocfety gen
erally to be giveu a glimpro or the wed
ding presents is not likely to be gratified,
as they will not be shown at the wedding
breakfast. The report that they ore or the
most valuable description is undoubtedly
true .but bejond this ruct there are uoi de
tails to be given out.
The present visit or Hon. Mr. Curzon to
this country is not as is gnexally rupposed
the rirst time he has been in America, He
came over heie in ract several years since
and traveled about to tome extent.
On thatoccasion oneoT the placesat which
he was entertained was Castle Hall, in
Maryland, the country place of Cot. Rives,
father of Mrs. Ainelio Rives Chandler. Be
tween Mr. Curzon and tho talented young
American writer there existed a previous
acquaintance, he having met her in Eng
land. There are few men of the present day who
have traveled more extensively than Mr.
Curzon. He hah come to bo considered an
authority upon all eastern questions. Not
only has lie traveled rrom end m end of
China, but has journeyed among the less
frequented highways ard byways ol Sam,
Burmah, India, Persia, and Panniers.
Iu January or the pi emit year while he
was in Afghanistan he was received with
marked honors by the Ameer or Kabul. His
political honors as Member or Parliament
Tor Southport, Lancashire, have been Since
18SC. In 1S0O he was appointed Under
Secretary for India.
CURZON ALSO A JOURNALIST.
Not only as a writer or the most marked
ability and research does Mr. Curzon
rank, but he is as well a delightful con
versationalist and an agreeable man per
sonally. For a number of years he has
been writing ror the London Times and is
in receipt of a fine addition to his income
from this source. It is therefore a ques
tion as to whether or not Mr. Curzon is
likely to settle xlbwn now that he is to
be married, land spend his time bet ween
the fascinations of London society and the
family estatb in Lancashire, or whether
he will not imbue his bride with the fond
ness for travel into remote regions for
which he has shown such a fondness since
his earliest boyhood.
Certain it is that ir MIes Leiter is to
see those distant lands of the East where
his fancy has taken him heretofore she
will do bo under the most delightful au
spices and will interpret the Orient
througli unusually intelligent eyes.
Upon their first return to England Mr.
Curzon will take his bride to the London
house, which he is now having put in
readiness for this purpose.
Many of his friends on the other side of
the water will send their wedding presents
direct to this establishment, and there
in the happiness of their first housekeep
ing tho bride and groom will have the
pleasure of opening and inspecting them
for arrangement about he rooms of their
new home, to which they now look forward
with such joyous anticipations.
Kedleston Hall is one of the fine places
in Derbyshire, and while the present
Scarsdales aro not wealthy people the
place is kept in good condition. The archi
tecture of the hall itself is hi tho Roman
Btylc. There is a magnificent entrance
hall, in which are no less than sixteen
In the art gallery, in addition to tho
family portraits, arc numerous valuable
paintings. To this collection will un
doubtedly before long be added a fine
portrait of the American heiress, the
beaut iful Washington girl whom Mr.
Curzon will take back with him across the
ocean as his bride, the future Lady Scars
Now thathypnotism is in the air our con
versation books will have to be remodeled,
"Good morning. Have you hibernated
"Yes, I have had a most successful trance
this winter. Have you laid up at all?"
"Only for a few days at Christmas, just
to escape the bills."
"Well, you take my advice, old man, and
rent a private catacomb on the three-year
system. It comes much cheaper In the end
and you save all your coal and gas, to say
nothing of clothes."
"We've started a Nirvana Club in our
neighborhood on the tontine principle.
The last person who wakes gets tho prize,
unless the first who comes to makes off
"Ills capital, anyway, when you are tak
ing a tour. Saves all the trouble of sight
seeing. You are just packed up and for
warded from placo to place with an auto
matic kodac, which records everything
you visited. Try "it."
"Will some day. By jovo, I must be off.
I've got to attend an anaesthetic concert,
"And I've got a mesmeric dinner party
on to-night. All the bores will be put in
glass cases and fed mechanically."
"Good-by, then. Sleen well." Punch..
Planked shad dinners every week day at
Marshall Hall. Bteamer Macalester leaves
at 10 a. m.
W1& Gamble In
There Are Pleftr of Plungers in Petticoats in the
National jua'pital Who Win or Lose by the
5 Tick of the Ticker.
(Written exclusively or The Times.)
Tho recent excitement in oil which has
set tho country wild with a desire to
mnko a fortune in fluid is only an exag
geration of the feeling that prevails every
day amongst those who deal in stocks.
To tho uninitiated there Is a strange
fascination about this species of gambling.
Its memories are linked with fabulous
fortunes and the exploits of such Napo
leons of finance as Ives and Gould, and
when once a man has become addicted
to the habit it is very difficult to over
come. But men are not the only gamblers, for
a visit to the ofices of the various brokers
in town proves that there are not only
a plenty or ladles who buy and speculate in
this manner, but that In one pluce there Is
a Indy who has charge or tho business,
and is as astute as any man on 'change.
It requires a steady head and a cool
one to do tho business, and the women
who rollow the trade are women or more
than average intellect. According to
the opinion or one prominent broker, tho
women manlest as much, ir not more,
coolness and nerve than the men, and
they watch the market, buy" or sell, lose
or win with the same spirit of reckless
ness that marks the dealings or the sterner
PARAPHERNALIA OF THE GAME.
Washington has no stock cxchatfge but
the wires rrom the whirlpool on Wall
street, where the bulls and bears arc mak
ing and breaking the market, um direct
to the offices or tho brokers hen; in the
city- These offices are In the business
pari" of the city, mostly in the vicinity of
c DEVOTEES OF
. 1. T;J
F and Fourteenth iTtn-fta. tnnd are Itted
up In nice, neat looms lit handsome orfiee
buildings. tr- '.
There is one large room on one side of
which is a blacklHiuid ami on this board
ore written the names-of the companies
whOf-o stocks are- being dealt in, and that
o the stuff, such as wheat, corn and pork,
on which prices are sold. In root of
the board are chairs arranged In a semi
circle and at the back of the room Is the
desk of the broker and on it the littles J
leiegrupinoiniicouie uiiuer n, glass case.
The prices as they fluctuate iu New
YiTk are sent off instautly over the wire !
and In a ew seconds are ground out on
the ribbon or white paper that slowly
comes out rrom the machine and ripples
into the tall waste-basket that viands ou
A boy has charge of reatling these quo
tations, and as rast as they come he goes
to the big blackboard and marks down in
chalk the new price at which that stock
is selling. The eager watchers in the
room are thus informeel of the state of
the market every few moment.';.
The ladles are not allowed to deal in all
the ofices in the city, but iu those where
their presence is permitted they gather
early in the morning and stay as late as the
trade keeps up, which is at 3 iu the ater
noon. At that hour the exchange in New
York i8 closed for tho day and the offices
herein town stop work.
Sometimes the room is full of ladies, as
many aB twenty aud twenty-five being
present at one time, and again scarcely a
dozen will drop 111 eluring the whole day.
They will come in and stay for a few hours
watching the stock In which they are
intcresteel or sometimes they will iay the
whole day with eyeafixed on the board.
AN EXACTING PASSION.
The excitement as the fluctuations in the
prices are marked isintense, and women who
have money invested grow very nervous.
If the market is In their favor their spirits
riso, but when the prices all their spirits
have a corresponding elepression. Yet,
as a rule, the ladies are pretty steady at the
game. The womn arc gathered rom all
classes and all ages and all conditions of
people, yet the mostof them are very stylish
and well-d-csed and are often in the best
circles of society.
"I have not fo many woman customers
now," a broker remarked, "but eluring the
sessions of Congress the place is full, which
goes to prove that there are many stock
tives. But when a woman once begins to
deal in stocks she has no time for other
duties and those of society are abandoned.
"I have young women in the bloom of life
to come in and spend the day In watching the
boy as he puts down the quotations and I
have some customers who arc gray, yet are
as eager as young men would be about
the market. Most of my transactions are
in small sums", such as ten or tweuty dollars,
but sometimes big deals arc made. Ire
member one lady Ia6tsummer made fwo
thousand in the season.'
One woman, who Is well known in Wash
ington, made ten thousand.and then went
on a trip to Europe tofceiebrate the event.
Sho won her luck in sugar and is nowliving
in the city in th mogtfashipuablo quarters.
In fact.sugaristhe mostponulnr commodity
in which to deal, and nearly every woman
who comes in will prefer that stock to any
other. Tho reason is, no doubt, that,tho
sugar question has been so much discussed
in tho papers that it is more familiar than
any other to tho feminine mind.
Whisky stock iB also, a good seller to tho
ladies, though tho market is not favorable
to that commodity at present. Wheat Is an
other thing in which the women largely
deal. As a rule they display as much as
tuteness aB tho men and make as good specu
lators as their brothers and husbands.
j "One lady I remember," said a broker,
"came in one day aud said that sho wanted
to help a very poor family down iu Virginia
and would buy $50 worth of stock and
give all th6 profits to tho poor. She put
In her money and mado a good deal on it,
al tho surplus being turned over to tho
"Another lady made a regular thing of
dealing in stocks iu tho causo of charity.
Every time sho would buy for this causo
It would go up, so wo becamo convinced
that the best thing we could do was to
follow her example, and whenever she
purchased anything, wo bought tho same
stock. Wo never mado a mistake, for
her deals alwayB turned out to be a suo
cesa." The dcalB or sales are not as large now 1
k ilk JLi .i 1
ssaKrnsi G&aa-y i tb&n.". .
'I TS83Syr :W i
bb they were in former years , and whilesome
time ago the etocks were Eold for a hundred
shares, the trading at present is mostly lim
ited to the tens aud twenty shares. As each
sbaro of stock is sold at $1, ten shares
would bo worth $10. But any one who buys
ten faliarcs and has the market to fall a
"point" on them, may "protect" himself
by putting up another $10 before the first
purchase is au entile loss. For Instance,
if a lady buys sugar stock at 105 and tho
market drops to 104 1-4, she must put In
another sum of money equal to the first to
avoid the lofcs of her first purchase if the
stock goes to 104. 1-8, and if she does this
she may make agood profitlf sugargoesup
to 10G, at which point sho can double her
A broker told of one lady who would put
in $10 and spend about $G0 in "protect
ing" as the market went down, and then
when it went up a point would sell, realizing
only a few dollars on her purchase for which
shohad risked so much, wlnleshemight have
made a great deal more had she waited a
ONE BROKER'S DISAPPROVAL.
"I do not approve of women gambling in
stocks," remarked a young broker who
had just set up In business tor himseir,
after a long experience with the ladles,
"and ir I had a sweetheart who did so
there would be a row, Tor it is not the
place for women.
"I do not m.-an that I do not approve of
allowing women all the privileges that men
enjoy, but the excitement of the Stock
Exchange is an unhealthy one. and one that
I would hate to see any sister of mine
engaged In, for it Is unbecoming to women.
My clients among the ladies are of all ages
and conditions, and I have some very
shrewd speculators in the crowd. Some
will watch the market all day, aud others
run in for a few minutes only.
"There are women from lifch nfflnlnl
circles, and others from tho lower walks'
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of life, allseated iu a row with their eyes
and minds intent on the figures that grow
on the board before them. Somo are cool
and collected, and others show tho traces
of unusual excitement in their face and
vole. They deal in stocks rangiDg on
the average from ten to a hundred dollars,
and 6ome' make excellent speculations."
As far as can be gathered from a thor
ough investigation or the subject, there is
no doubt but that gambling iu stocks is a
common thing with many Washington wo
meii, and that there are some shrewd spec
ulators iu petticoats. To the vast ma
jority or women, however, a stock-broker's
orfiee is aifunknown quantity, and
nomethiug on which they may never lay
their eyes during a lifetime.
The lady broker is one of the best in the
business, and can make a deal with as cool
judgment as Jay Gould could have done in
his palmiest days. The offices are per
CVctly public afralrs in the business cen
ters, aud there is nosecresy about the tiling
in the least, though the names ot patrons
und their winnings are never made known.
SUGGESTED BY THE MODISTE
White hats are turned up at the back,
with flowers or bows of ribbon underneath,
In contradistinction to the bonnets, which
are small, the round huts are larger than
ever and more picturesque.
Although sleeves have been increased in
size, they droop more towarel the elbow
and are not raised at all above the shoul
der. A stylish large hat has a high conical
rough straw crown of moss green, with
n black chiffon brim, powdered with
green pailettes and trimmed with black
The beautiful French challis are brought
out in many or the lovely designs popular
In tarfeta, pompadour, silks, and the small
patterned satin brocades of the last winter.
One of the new fans of gold-spangled
gauze is painted in the center with a scene
from "Mine. SansGene" and mounted on
pale horn sticks decorated across with
an empire festoon inlaid in gold.
Spring capes and capelets are welcomed
with thugreatcst joy by fashionable women,
who aro wearied to death with their whi
ter struggles in getting their big sleeves
through the armholes of their jackets and
Striking and unique combinations of
color and materials are a feature of the
spring fashions pale blue and purple,
mauve and pink, olive with yellow and
navy bluo, nre mixed up together regardless
of tho rules of harmony iu color.
In no accessory of the toilet has there
been such a change this season as in the
fan. The huge fan has had its day, and
the new Ian is a miniature affair copied
directly from the dainty painted fans car
ried by the ladies of the court of Napoleon.
Hals with high-pointed crowns, made
of coarso straw, in mixed colors, are
among the novelties in millinery, and
plaited black lisse is to be much used for
trimming. It is pu ton aroun dtho brim and
made into bows and wings, or drawn to
gether in the form of a naigrette.
A very lovely model for a bridesmaid's
gown shows a crenm-colored silk chit
ton dotted with 6mnll pink silk flowers.
This is made up unlined over a close
ntting princesse slip, flaring from tho
knees downward, the bodice part cut
low in the neck. The chiffon waist is cut
in a deep V front and back, and added to
this charming toilette is a Marie Antoinette
fichu formed of Venicolace, trails of valley
lilies and hair-open roses.
The Unhappy Spectators,
Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross
Toseoayounglady in bloomers, of course,
Who rings with abandon tho bell on hor
And makes poor pedestrians cold shivers
For perpetual motion the world around,
They have searched sincotinie was young;
And the nearest thing they've ever round
Is a medical student's tonguo.
Woe to Them.
Oh, woo to all these boarding housesl
They harp the same old tunes;
It is hash you get Tor breakfast,
And at supper it is prnnoB.
Thousands of pairs Ladies' and Chil
dren's new Low-cut Black and Rus
set Shoes have been arriving- daily
for the last few weeks and they
are but a small portion of what is
The following "ROOM-MAKING
REDUCTIONS" amongst some of
our most desirable High-cut Shoes
will help YOU to secure at little cost
some of the newest styles of Spring
Shoes and it'll help US to gain much
But call at once before your size is
Reduced from 93.50
Ladies' Finest Yioi Kid Hand
sewed Welt and Slitciied
Low heel, pointed toes; High
toes, or common sense shape.
Razor Toes, TvithKIa or Cloth
May Bail Slippers
V.'E HAVE Child's
White Dancing Slip
pers from 75c. up.
WE MAKE to order
any color slipper you
Main, at short notice.
Ladies' Low Shoes
Onr variety is said to
bo simply "immense"
See onr S2 Ucautics
930 and 932 7th St. N. W.
1914 and 1916 Penna. Ave.
233 Penna. Avenue S. E.
,.,.,.,, . is not yet upon us Said clam has net been con
sulted, but It is safe to assume It will have all it can do in supplying the cominc de
mand, and should ho siven a much-needed rest If It is absolutely necessary to
make a victim of one 01 tho mollusk family in order to sell the property referred to.
why not offer as an inducement an old-fasbioned clam-bake? We raerelroffer this aa
a . suggestlon-we Brant 1: will be rather over-working the clan, not that wo 1ot
the claui less, but the property-eeker more. Interested 1 Then
Is your decision solely on the merit3 ot the case. See all that is offered in subu--ban
property in more or less proximity to Washington compare them and thair
The choicest of tho ational Capital's residence suburbs. There are good logi
cal, plausible reasons why it enjoys Its success 16 minutes rido from tne citr
6 cents fare trains every hour desirable class of residents. .Seedless tosay mo-e,
And talks to sime purpose, as Is evidenced by the Investment therein of the.
shrewdest and most far-sightod business men and home-owners. IT TALKS In
fact there is a whole sermon in a look at it. Every pace of this P3ner mieht be
lllled with glowing descriptions, but v v tiuo
By tho page (which has in the past frequently been done as a last report to at
tract public notice to property which would otherwise never havo been known)
Particularly to tho buyer, who, in such an extremity. Is frequently called upon to
pay higher prices than property is actually w jrth, in ordor to meet the expensa
of advertising. Xot so here prices are so placed that the money usually sDent
In advertising is SAVED TO THE INVESTOR. v
This is a Point Worth Thinking Ahout.
MORAL: Don't judge from tho size of an Adyertissment-
SEE COLLEGE TARE
HAD A KARROW ESCAPE.
A Touch "Western Yarn in "Wliich tho Cow
boy, ns TJsuul. Comes Out Ahend.
A "well-dressed man Tvas "waiting for the
east-Txmnd train, in a Western station, not
long ago, says the New York Herald. Rem
iniscences "were being exchanged for his par
ticular benefit by several cattle men, who
eyed him closely.
Pony Wilson gave a startling description
of tho -way in -which he had killed fwo
"Greasers'" a Bhort time before.
"That reminds 'me," broko in the young
est member of the party, "of a tusslolhad
"with old Roman Nose back in the 70's,
when I -was riding for Jim Peters of tho
T bar 0.' Ono day I was sent to hunt a
bunch of steers that had disappeared
about three days before.
"I went north about ten miles without
seeing any sign of them and was about
to turn back, when along camo an Indian,
making straight for me, through the sago
brush. I pulled my gun, 'cause in thoso
days I never lost a chance to kill a redskin.
But this one acted as though he had
something to Bay, and I concluded not
to kill him until ha had had his say, be
cause I thought he might know something
about the cattle.
"Well, he had a ticw pair ot buffalo
hide gloves that he wanted to swap for
terbaccer. I had more gloves than ter
baccer, and I told him so. But lie told
mo to try them oa und seo how they would
Reduced from t2-00
Ladies' Soft Vici Kid Hand
sewed Finish, Featherweight
Pointed Toes, with Pretty Pat
High Heel, Pointed Toes, sizes
2 to 9. Widths, A to EEL
Men's Low Cuts
That combine com
fort and style, at lit
OUR S3.00 "GEMS"
Have no equals in
town at S4-.
Liberties have been taken -with, an Inoffensive
bivalve known as tho CLAM in connection wltn
an offer of suburban (very suburban) property.
Is not at All clear. InAsmnrh no tho lm COo.nn
fit. The left one went on as slick as a
whistle, but before the right one was
half way on I knew something was wrong.
It stuck tight and I could not get It on
"Before I knowed what was np that air
Indian gave a yell and Jerked me off tho
horse by the leg and tried to stick ma
in the ribs with a knife. I grabbed for
raj" gun, but the measly glove was in
tho way so I couldn't use it. I threw
up my left hand to ward off the knife,
and would you believe it, that knife
caught in the glove, Jerked It off, and,
before you could say 'Jack Robinson'
I had put a bullet through his bald pata
with ray left hand.
"I didn't have no time to monkey there,
cither, because there came 100 rwl devils
riding like fun. I picked up the left
glove, jumped on my horse, and never
stopped till I reached Jim Peters' door.
I have kept them gloves to this day, and
here they be."
Spirit of tho Times.
Mrs. Murphy Yes, sonny, I ve had a fruit
stand In the block for thirty years.
Tim Ryan If you'd have advertised yon
might have owned the block bv this time
Judge Your a gr, miss?
Miss EUlerly Thirty-two.
Judge (to secretary) Put down born in
1832. FUegende Blaetter.
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