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THE WASHINGTON CRITIC, TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 9, 1889.
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'llio Cabinet meets on Tuesdays and
Senators and Representatives In Congress
will bo received by the President every day,
except Mondays, from 10 until 13.
Persons not members of Congress having
InisinrAA vtlth the President will be received
fipm 12 until 1 on Wednesdays, Thursdays
t"rhoe who havo no business, but call
hwrely to pay their respects, itt bo re
ceived by the. President In tlio liast Itoom
lit 1 p. m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and
VISITORS TO THE U-PAItTMENTS.
Secretaries Blatno, Proctor and Tracy
Lave Issued the following order for the re
ception of visitors:
Ilcecptlon of Senators and Itcproscnta
ttves In Congress, from 10 to 13 o'clock.
Reception of all persons not connected
rtlth the Departments, at 13 o'clock, except
Tuesdays ond Fridays, which are Cabinet
days; and Thursday sin the Department of
State, whtn the members of the Diplomatic
Corps are exclusively received.
Persons will not-be admitted to the build
ing after 3 o'clock cacJi day, unless by caul,
which slll be Kent by the captain of the
watch to tin! chief clerk or tothoheadot
the bureau for which tho visit Is Intended.
This rule will not apply to Senators, Iteprt
rrnUilves or heads of Executive Depart
ll appears that n dispatch which was
printed iu many newspapers of tho.
country this morning some what mis
quotes Sccictary of the Interior Noble.
fle'Is icpresentcd In tho dispatch as
fully agreeing with Iho radical policy
nf turning out Democrats, good ami
trsul, at once, which has been attributed
in Coinmlsblonir Tanner. Tho Secre
tary, as indicated in Another col
umn of to day's Cihtic, Ins not
objected to thu Connntajloitcr'u iccom
urndntlons to dntc, and has only com
pllmcntary terms for that ofllcial, hut
this is by no means an intimation that a
policy of general discharge of Demo
crat is contemplated. The attitude of
CommlBsloncr Tanner may have been
misunderstood. In imy event the
ctrlitly partisan attitude ascribed in the
dispatch refened to is not held.
Fecietary Noble speaks plainly and
lunululy. The incompetent when found
Tf IH go. Of what effect party nflllia
lions will have In the matter of appoint
ment and removals he says nothing.
lie ys uo more, intimates no more.
It would have hcen a curious thing In
deed had Secretary Noble expressed
tilraself as reported in tho dispatch.
NOT A KKl'UIII.ltV
'Genera) "Boulnngcr may be it shrewder
man than he Is given credit for ouf.sido
of-bls own country. That hU enemies
have resolved to adopt any means to
ht'eome lid of him seein,s pictty well
waurcd, and in France they do some
times execute men on slight pretext
when men get in tho way of thoso in
power. That Gcneinl lloulonger has.
personal bravery, ho has demonstrated
In battle. lie has n degree of moral
liravery, it appears, also, for it must have
required that to run away from Paris.
The charge against Boulangcr Is not
.' heavy one; the society In. which he Is
wjpposcd to be a power is one which
lias been long tolerated and ouo which
would In this country he counted a
liothlng particularly dangerous. It Is
simply one foim of political organlia
t Ion and one juntllkblo Under it lie
public Tho French. must change their ways
if they want a Republic to succeed. In
a llepublic the "ins" uuiRl not seek by
thiiats and foice to keep the "ouH"
tjorij winning, Tho French do not
have tho right idea. Until the Bou
lnnglsts advocate something else than a
Republic they havu a right to May und
do what they please politically,
a Titouiir.i:i one.
This is tho season of political travail
there Is no doubt about that travail
alike to tho men who nre going out and
those who want to get In, and proof of It
crops up on all hands. Here, for In
stance, Is a partial dispatch picked up
last night In tho Western Union tele
WjHOUNOTok, D, C., April 8, 1KS9,
'Jo llvii. Franl taicltr, (Jileugo, III.;
Benedict will not see me, Wbot will J do 1
The dispatch 1b unsigned, tho writer
probably changing his mind, con
cluding to put his query in another
form and throwing tho first wrltteu
away. There Is a world of pathos,
though, even In what is written. What
dots (ho writer want of Benedict, and
why will not Benedict seo hlint Tho
Reindict referred to is probably tho
Publlo Printer, and one would lmaglno
that he could not ha considered just
now tho man to whom tho hungry and
thirsty could go with tho prospect of
getting anything permanent. Tho
under of tho dispatch may not havo
Been teeking a placo; ho may havo
Wanted merely to inqutro after tho
health of tho Publta Printer, and yctho
cquldri't see him. It is a sad casa nil
Eyes more touching, Dough, than
tho borrows of the man who couldn't
m u Benedict Is the reflection that thu
Hon. Frank I,nwlc'- word does not
"go" at the Government Pilntlng Olllces.
ills friend may not hne been of tin
presstw appearance It will liooWrvrri
that he spells "what" with nn ""
but If that wcro thu case It should have
made no difference, ellher from n moral
or political point of lnw. A gicat
many good Democrats are not Itu
The Hon. Frank Lawlcr represent
the very backbone of Chicago Democ
racy. If ho be offended and turn his
district the olhurwny, theicls no telling
what un-Democrattc thing may happen
there. It may even occur that the
native Amcilenn Influence will ho recog
nized. And If the complaint. In tho dis
patch be really justified, one wouldn't
like to be In the present Public Printer's
place should lie over visit Chicago und
strny over into "the patch."
Tin: KXiiunsloN season will soon be hero
and the taste for gambling that now takes
people to "blind"' clubs nnd tho pool
rooms out at the Boundary will tako tbcm
down tho river ou the excursion steamers.
So large a proportion, that one might say
all the' excursion boats havu hazzard,
rougt ct notV, only they call it "red uud
black," and other short games, tho para
phernalia for which can bo easily carried
alxuit, running almost assoon as they leave
their wharves, aud tho games run almost
uninterruptedly unttl Iho boats land at
their wharves again. It la hard for one
who is not of the fancy to have the fine dis
crimination necessary to cualilo htm to sco
that a brace gamo on Wiiilay Is a great deal
w crsc than a square gamo on Sunday, but
thero seems to bo an Idea In tho minds of
tho fancy that It Is. Last summer, when
tho local pross charged the captains of
steamboats with permitting Sunday gam
bling on their boats, they never winced,
only wishing It Impressed otf tho public
that tho games Wcro restricted to a certain
portion of the boat, where they could not
disturb non-gaming passengers. Hut, as
coon as It was charged that tho games Were
brace games, they all wcro up In arms and
protesting. When tho excursion season
opens again in a few days tho floating games
will probably open, too.
The (Iovminok of Colorado last week
appointed the Hon. (Icorge Q. lllclimond
as ono of the Supremo Court Commission
ers, The position is ono of dignity emiol to
that of StalerSuprcmo .fudge, and It could
only be appropriately bestowed upon a" Jurist
of recognized ability and probity of charac
ter. Mr. Richmond studied law.in Washing
ton In tho office of Joseph II. Bradley, and
was admitted to tho liar here. Full of
pluck and energy, however, ha pulled out
for tho v est several years ago and Is now
rewarded for his energy nnd force of char
acter. Mr. Richmond's success Is an ex
ample for tho horde of young brleilesa bar
risters whp are hovering Hbout.our City
Hall, waiting for.somcthing to turn up, .till
the knees of their pants have become baggy
and' the scats of their trousers aro woru
shiny by sitting on law reports and ac
quiring court practice by absorption. , "Go
West, young meu. go West I"
Iv Mi.NiSTEii Beid will hurry along over
to Franco idid'catch lloul anger while he is
out, ho may be able to offer him an a pre
mium for tho largest club of subscribers to
tho New York Trlluile at $1 per year In ad
Mil. Geoiioh W. Cuilds of Philadelphia
hasn't given the President anything yet,
except a vest, Mr. Chllds is always
peculiarly appropriate In his gifts.
Mn. OiAnt.ES A. Dana likes the kind of
a Mugwump Postmaster Von Cott of New
Will Mr. Wannamakcr please choke off
the Now York Times with a big advertise
ment? The Muawnir la enjoying life Just now
in scries of spasms.
Fannie: Did you sea In the paper, Ilattlo,
that Mr, Cologne hail married 1
Rattle: No; w'hlch one J 'Whit was bis
Fannie": 1'mnot sure, but I suppose It
must havo been Oh, Dick,
Rattle (after seven minutes profonnd
. X WiTTEHSONUN TBRKNODT.
The Star-Eyed Goddess of Reform
Still weeps her tears of woo
For Ralstead, who must stay at home
And let some other go.
She does not hesitate' to damn
Too Senate's "scurvy trick;"
And In her deep dejection spreads
On mourning three feet thick.
The city "tough" Is an a-bummcr-nablo
LKTTEHS AND LETTERS.
Foreigner; Mr, Harrison's Cabinet is not
composed of men of particular literary
abUlty, I believe.
Native (resentfully): Well, I don't know
Foreigner: There Jsn't a man of letters
among them, Is there?
Native (confidently): Of course there Is.
Take Wanamakcr, the Postmastci'-Oeneral,
for Instance. What's tho matter with htm ?
SThl' LJVELT, I'I.EASE.
The man who gets a consulship
liy some decree of State,
May start as early as ho will,
Re'll reach hU consu-late.
Newspaper libol Is a kind of calumny.
What Is tho difference between a Ctnton
nlal and a Tentennlal ?
Dlllcrent "With llulaluiiil.
(St. I.ovils Globo-Democrat.)
When somebody told tho late Senator
Conkllng that one of his enemies was about
to bo appointed to a foreign mission, he re
plied: "I am glad of It; the foreigner the
better." Perhaps some ol tho Republican
Bcuators didn't think Germany foreign
mough for Mr. Ralstead.
After tho German.
The earth sleeps I With a veil of whlto
Chill winter guards thco from Its blight;
Thou art not dead, but elcep'st tho while,
'Till spring again shall claim thy smile.
And as a young child washing rest,
Reclines upon Its mother's breast,
So find thy flowers In thee, at last,
A refuge from the storm-ktug's blast.
Thero dream thoy of the gentle breozo,
Of sunshlno, dew and sheltering trees;
And look 1 made wild by odors sweet,
Tbo forest and green fields they greet,
Now list they to thu low of cattle,
The song of birds, tho clear brook's prattle;
Then with tho butterflies speak they,
And wish tho humming beo good-day,
To view this splendor 'round them shed
The crocus rears lis tiny head
When lo I tho blissful dream la o'er)
For spring bedecks tho earth once more.
Something should bo done with tho curb
stone statues who Inftst tho entrances to
tho theatres and churches of this city, nud
a few cases mndo agulnst persons obstruct
Ing tho sidewalks, especially Sunday nflcr
noons, would doubtless havo a salutary ef
fect. These nuisances oxlst In Iho greatest
numbers at tho doors of St. .lohu's (Protes
tant Kplscopnl) and St, Matthew's (Cath
olic) Churches, and It Is becoming n matter
of complaint among ladles that thoy aro
unablo at times to force their Way through
these Insulting scoundrels.
lllcar-ojcd old bums, who havo been on a
debauch at somebody cleo's expense the night
before, and a contingent of callow whipper
snappers whoso solo aim In lifo seems to bo
to suck a cano a nurslug-boltlo wpuld bo
more approprlato for their tender mouths
congreuato about tho churches named ovcry
Sunday afternoon nnd leer at every female
who passes them. Thero will beasccuolu
front of a church somo fine afternoon that
may havo a tendency to shock worshipers
ond stir tip somo of tho sleepy pollcoinon,
who arc an unknown quantity when these
rowdies aro holding n convention on the
When you go to rldo on tho Fcklngton
electric street cars theso pleasant after
noons you may, If yon wish, loavo your
watches at home. AVatchmskors about the
city who don't know tho effect of an elec
tric current on a watch havo been much
puzzled of Into over ft complaint they havo
found many watches suffering from, and
whleh they havo been unablo to dlagnoc,
A watchmaker who Is not up to these clrc-
trlcal times gets a watch suffering from
magnetization. Ro pries open tho case
with his thumb-nail as easily as If you had
never tried half an hour and broken both
your thumb-nails trying to do It and
couldn't, screws his monocular magnifying
glass Into one eye, looks at the works and
cays It needs cleaning. You leave It and
he cleans It, and still it won't go. Every
thing is all right about tho watch as far as
looks go, but tbo watch won't go. Then
ho cither tells you your watch is worn out
and can't bo fixed, or olso goes to another
w atchmakcr and finds out that tho watch Is
magnetized, and that tho only way to fix It
Is to demagnetize 11, It Is all slmplo
enough. The electric cars are thoroughly
permeated with tho powerful current of
electricity that runs them.
A largo part of tho works of a watch aro
of steel, the better the watch tho finer tem
per the steel Is and thomoro susceptible
to the Influence of electricity. Tho elec
tricity1 turns each ono of theso steel pinions
and levers and springs Into a magnet and
they stick to each other so tightly that the
watch can't run. It )s all very simple, but
how to mnko tho magnets cease tp bo mag'
nets Is tbo question. The process is rather
complicated and somo electrical parapher
nalia' la necessary to tho process so that
'some watchmakers, v hen they got a mag
netized watch to fix, send ltto'Now York to
some one who has tho requisite apparatus.
Oddly enough, one of tho drivers, or engi
neer, or whatever you call tho man who
runs an electric car, haB a common nickel
plated clock that he carried with htm nn
Ills car, and It fs never affected by the elec
tricity. The reason Is that tbo works of tho
cheap clock nre brass and iron, lnstoad of
being steel, and they cannot bo magnetized
by any amount of electricity.
One of tho members of The Ciiitio staff
tried to run a Republican newspaper In a
dcllcute and refined manner In Kentucky,
land since that style of National admlnistra-
itlou has begun to prevail, he is not forgot
ten by thoso who traded coonsklns and
cordwoodto him for subscriptions to Ills
"valuable" Journal." One "Old Subscriber,"
now residing In Ohio and anxious for a
ypetoftfee In that State, writes a; long letter,
which el06cs as follows: "Would tf bo a
asking top much of your yalnablo tlmo to
request you to have a personal Interview
lwlth tho President nnd present the matter
in your irrcslstlblo style? Our ofllco here Is
a Presidential one, and Is worthy the effort
dt takes to get it. Enclosed find a stamp
for any suggestions you mabe havo to make.
Will you send mo a copy 6f The CniTiof
With an apology for Introducing myself, I
am youri, &c."
, Mr. Harrison Is hereby warped to be on
'tho lookont fot the "irresistible style" and
tp turn Dash loose In tho front-yard wltD
Ihls muzzle off.
, Colonel Charley Johnson, of tbo Clncln
,natl VMsllatl, who has been In this city for
some' time, gives an amusing account of a
lUtl'o Incident which happened to him while
ho was traveling in Europe. He stepped
I Into a store and purchased a box of safety
matches the kind that Unlit only on tho
box. Ro carelessly emptied the matches
, out of tho box and put them into his own
, match safe. Sevoral by-slandiM exchanged
significant smiles, and winked ana nodded
over the good Joko which they bad on the
stranger, To completo tho Joko ono of
them stepped up, and said, "Excuse mc,
sir, but will jqu kindly givo me a light?"
"Certainly," replied Mr. Johnson.
Tbo crowd watched htm as ho pulled out
bis match-box and scratched tbo match on
It. It sparkled and spluttered, and In a
moment was blazing nicely. Mr, Johnson
had placed some of the chemical substance
which lights a safety match on the outside
of his own match-safe,' and was prepared
for auy such emergency, Tho by-standert
wcro surprised, aud tbo man who bad asked
for a light looked foolish.
Fiddling Alf, Taylor, who fiddled himself
out of tho Governorship of Tennessee, says
hu Is going home this week. Ro don't say
It llko a man who has got an office for a
friend every tlmo bo asked for It, but moro
asa'hian would who echoed tho general
sentiment of applicants wheu thoy say that
tbo rascals aro not being turned out with
quite tho degree of celerity they would
wish, Mr. Taylor Is the sort of a man
everybody llktsassoou as ho sees him.
Re has one of those odd-looking bald
heads, with a scant furz of silky kajr over
the baldness of a lighter color aud that
looks) cars younger than tljo hair about
tbo cars and on tho bant of the head. Ills
face Is round and IiIb figure almost so, ahd
you expect him to makoyou laugh ovcry
time he speakB. RIs appearance Is any
thing but like the melancholy morosencss
you expect Iu a devoted amateur violinist.
Mile. Rhea, who appears this week at
Albaugh's, is, off the stage, a remarkably
vivacious ana witty woman, with a girlish
nalvcto and absolute absenco of suggestlve
iicss perfectly Irrlslstlble. Rcr eyos are
sparkling black, her hair very dark nnd
worn In a straight bang, and sho is purely
French In her gestures and restless vivacity.
At a littlo dinner given last week In Balti
more she mado a charming response to tho
toast to herself and occupied as much as
four mluutes in tho offort. When sho had
finished sho sat down amidst great applause,
and then, as the company became quieter,
sho looked up so quietly, and with a pretty
"My, my, wasn't that a long speech. I
never mado ono so long as that before In
my life. When they call mo before tho
curtalu sometimes and cry 'speech, speech,'
I bow and say 'I cannot make a spoech.
All I can say is, I tbauk you with all my
heart.1 .Rut now I have become a great
speech-maker, haven't I ?"
It was decided that she had, aud it
pleased her more than It she had made a
treat, hit on tho tUge,
MARRIAGES IN WASHINGTON.
In proportion to population probably
more people make on effort to get Into
what Is known as fashlonablo society In
Washington than any city In tho United
Flatis. And yet, with It nil, marriages aro
Indeed, tbo tendency to wed scorns to bo
growing less and IcsS at the Nation's capi
tal, and Cnpld apparently did lot do much
In his lino during tho past social season.
It is estimated that thero ard 20,000 moro
women In Washlngtou than men, Including
all classes, of course, and this Is probably a
correct flgurlug, for no matter wheroyou
go, whether on tho streets, in tho theatres
or at n private entertainment, you aro
struck at once by the fact that tho women
greatly outnumber the meu.
Tbo main reason for this backwardness
In matrimonial matters is that tho avcrago
young man who nourishes In Washington
society has not sufllctent money to support
a wife and family, and he is afraid to take
, a venture unless ho can secure a wlfo who
has means of her own, and that kind Is
scarce where a placo Is mado up so largely
of politicians and where business chances
ore so few.
Yet there Is a great splurge cut herein
society, and a person who did not under
stand tho elements which constitute tho
rank and fllo of society's devotees In tho
Capital City would bo apt to tako for
granted that nearly all theso people who
inako up the sat who do tho dancing aud
who aro most prominent at receptions find
at the theatres hare nu abundance of
The beaux of tbo town aro made up chiefly
of arm)' and navy llcutonants, clerks in tho
Departments, young fellows connected
w Ith tbo foreign legations and n consider
able sprinkling of fopsxvbo como hero from
other cities and who aro kept up by remit
tances from their fathers, and these fathers
are men who havo had to toll hard'for what
they have only to have it squandered by
Nearly oil Congressmen are married men,
and it Is a raro thing to find a man In any
of tho Departments receiving as much as
$0,500 per year who Is not a married man.
As a rule, ho who gets a placo as good as
this under Undo Sam brings a family to
Washington with him. if turned out when
he Is past mlddlo ago you will find htm a
squatter here, and thrco times out of five
his wife has to keep a boardlng-houso to
help maintain tho family.
Thero is probably us much fortune-hunting
hero as In any placo In the country. The
girls who aro supposed td havo money are,
as a rule, visitors, though there Is quite a
sprinkling of local wealth, as Washington
has a business clement that develops
wealth. Rankers, real estate agents, build
ers, lawyers, doctors arid tbo llko and mer
chants In certain lines havo mado consider
It Is recarded the very acme of social
success In this town for tbo ''tradespeople,'
as the "official" people regard tho busi
ness set, to get In with the army and navy
set, and so often you will learn of some
young stripling In tho army or navy bag
glng a good-looking girl and monoy with
her. Then her people get admitted.
It Is a fact quite 'Well known bore that
somo people who had amassed three-quarters
of a million dollars, could not get Into
society at all until one 'of their daughters
wis married to a naval officer. The officer
was ono year older than tho girl's father,
but her mother was In for tho match, and
uow she Imagines she Is A high-flyer In the
Tho old woman is eetthur to ho awfully
proud, and the naval officer is' in clover
since lie married. Before the insrf (ago he
had very little sare'ehango.
Numbers of rich gfrls como hero each
season to enter society's whirl. As a gen
eral thing they are sensible, aud thoy toy
with the fops by receiving their attentions,
such as dancing with them, going to the
theatre, eating their candy, and enjoying
the rpses which tho poor young fellows
purcha.se at CO cents per bud, and In tho
height of tbo season even higher priced.
The girls from a distance know that fortune-hunters
are thick In Washington, and
they raanago to escape, and, tf they are Ben
slble, go back to their homes and take the
advice of papa and mama py marrying
young business men who have some pros
pects In life. N. Y, Morning Journal,
WOMEN OK NOTE.
Mrs. Ella Dietr Clymer, the ncwly
elcctcd president of Sorosls, Is a charming'
woman with the graceful manners' and ver
satile adaptability gained by tho experi
ences of 6tago life". Sho if said, to be the
fairest, youngest and ablest presiding offi
cer Sorosls has had la the course of its
twenty-one years' existence
Mrs. Hodgson Burnett Is to receive'
$7,500 a year for her work in editing tbo
children's department of a syndicate of It
Vunllnl. ..i1 ln.J..n ,i.,Aa A A map I
revenue from "Little Lord Fauntleroy"
averages $l,C0O n week, It -will bo seen that
Mrs. llurnctt's lines have fallen in pleasant
places at least aa regards financial mat
ters. Miss BJornson, the daughter of the nov
elist, has Just made her debut In Opera at
Paris and that excitable city Is wildly rav
Ing over her beauty arid her voice. She Is
very fair, tall and slender, with a powerful
soprano voice and great dramatic talent.
She is not qulto W), and will dovota two
more years to study beforo becoming a fixed
Ithoda Droughton, tho well-known Eng
lish novelist, Is 48 and a highly Intelligent
looking woman, although her features are
hard and rather masculine. Sho is a good
talker and has a rich fund of humor of n
very racy aud piquant kind. Most of her
literary work Is dono early In the morning.
It Is her custom to allow at least two years
to elapse between tbo publication of her
stories. She is fond of pug dogs and has
auy number of them.
Correspondents predict that ono of tho
most popular members of tho Administra
tion clrelu of ladles at Washington will bo
Miss Minnie Wanamakcrf daughter of tbo
Pontniaster-Geucral. Sho is about 10, and
pretty and charming, according to thq ver
dict of thoso who are acquainted with her.
At present she Is In F.urope with her
mother. Sho has not j ct uuda tier debut In
society, but will undoubtedly do so as soon
as tbo family settles dowu in Washington.
Edith Sessions Tuppcr, writer of songs
and vers do soclete, Is tho daughter of a
Member of Congress. Rcr husband, Hor
ace E. Topper, Is n railway man and Is
closely telated to Sir Charles Tupper of
Canada. Prior to her marrlago Miss Bos
stons aspired to a theatrical career and ac
tually spent soma time in histrionic studies,
fitting herself for tbo role of lUmualtUi In
Mrs. Francis Rodg6on Rurpctt's play of
that name. She Is tall and fino-looklng,
with clear, exprfsslvo eyps, fine skin and a
w calth of brown hair, which, when uucon
flucd, reaches to tbo ground.
A Mirewd Observation.
Tho United States Iropprtcd tlx million
gallons of French brandy In 16C0, while
lost year less than half n million gallons
was brought over. Aa there haa been no
particular diminution In tho amount of
fered for sala, it Is probable that tho dqty
ou the imported article lias stimulated
home production, anrtjhatwe have Uarnod
to make it fair article of French brandy In
AN ARMY ROMilNCE.
A Congressman's mall Is an Interesting
study. It Isn't entirely mado up of re
quests for Indorsements, applications for
public documents and demands for free
seeds, Now and tlien there is a romance,
concealed In It, McCrcaryof Keutilcky
has Just been tho means of making thrco
pcoplo very happy, It came about In this
Not lone ago ho received a letter from n
lady In Now Jersey, TJie writer was evi
dently a woman of refinement and good
education. She told tho Congressman that
a Kentucky lady had recently been visiting
her, and happening to mention Governor
McCrcary's name, she had taken tbo ltborty
towrllo to him. McCrcary's correspondent
was a widow with one son; so was her
visitor, and, learning that tho Governor
had only one son, she was Inclined to think
bo would all the moro gladly listen to her
appeal. Rcr boy, the writer went on to
say, was engaged to bo married to a very
charming girl. Tho engagement was sanc
tioned by both families, nud, as iho-boy's
mother was comfortably well off, sho
looked forward with great pleasure to her
son marrying and settling down. Rut tho
young pcoplo bad a lover's tiff, tho engage
ment was broken off, and In a fit of plquo
and madness bo enlisted as a private in tbo
The girl was hcart-brokon and tho mother
was distracted at the hardships her boy
would have to endure; and would Mr. Mc
Crcary uso his Influence to have her son dis
charged ? The Governor went over to tho
War Department and laid Ibdcase before
Adjutant-General Drum. General Drum
got behind a roll of tape and a copy of tho
Revised Statutes and showed that It
couldn't be done. Rut McCreiry told tho
General that the keyslono of arch wouldn't
fall If the strength of tho United States
Army was reduced ono man; that the hap
piness of the pcoplo depended upon his de
cision, and that it would be a good deal
better to disregard tho foolish young man,
who heartily rccTCttcd his follv. than to
keep him an unwilling prisoner, with ihi
chances agatnst his over making a good
Thc6fl arguments wero too much for tho
General, and he gracefully capitulated.
Secretary Endlcott, always willing to do a
kind action, heartily approved of tbo Gen
eral's action, and Governor .McCreary had
tho satisfaction of being ablo to write his
New Jersey correspondent that her .sou
w ould bo discharged as soori as the neces
sary papers could be mado out. To-night
Governor McCrcary received an Invitation
to attend a wedding in Now Jersey, to
take place In tho near future. Washing
ton Cor. Courier-Journal.
roiuuax KOTEsor iKTEitnsr.
It is alleged that It takes W.000 distrib
uted as tips In the police department to
get a permit to open n now club In Paris.
An effort is being made in London to
bavo Plymouth adopted as the port of de
parture for a new fast Atlantic service
Liverpool Is fighting the project.
Westminster nail, In the parliament
building, that has been dosed to tho public
sinco the dynamite explosion si few years
ago, has been opened again.
Door-knobs and bell-handles of thq fa
mous are now being collected' as souvenirs
in London, imitating the old fashion of pre
serving tho knockers of 'the great houses,
A silver hell has been hung In a tower In
tho village of Rorkl, where tbo railroad ac
cident to the CVar's train happened, and It
will "be tolled every day at the hour of tho
, Tho English conrts hold that, wjien a.
man writes ashing another to "favor mm
with a check" for a bill, the Intent fs that
.tho check Is to be sent by post, and tho
creditor is liable If the check Is lost In tic
A well-known English actress Is angry
because a manufacturer of false teeth has
placarded MS town with pictures repre
senting her "before and after" taking a sol
of bis famous teeth. Tbo "before" por
trait Is tho ono which makes her angry.
A masculine beauty show la being ar
ranged at Vienna, of which women will bo
the Judges, and prizes will be awarded to
tbo handsomest man, the man with tho,
finest mustache, the man with the blWcst
nose, and the man with the largest bald
A llash-licht slcnal for the rear of train.
lis being tested tn England. It shows a
lllxe'dllght for a stationary train, and alter
Jliafc flashes of red and white when the
j train is In motion, so arranged as to show
wnctner tno train is going lorwara or dock
ward. An experienced eye can also tell by
the rapidity of the flashes the speed of the
train. The lights are worked by the'
wheels. New York Sun.
Two Dozen Compressed FcU.
A span Is 10 Inches. '
There are 2,750 languages,,
A square mile contains 040 acres.
A storm movee SO miles an hour.
A barrel of rice contains 600 pounds.
Tbe average" human life la 01 years.
A barrel of pork weighs 200 pounds.
A hand (horse measure) is 4 Inches.
The drst steel pen was made In J830.
Watches were first constructed In H70.
Tbo value of a ton of silver Is $37,704.81.
Theflret luclfer match was made In 1830.
Tbe first Iron steamship was built iu 1830.
Modern needles first came into use in
Coaches were first built In Kngland In
The first horso railroad was built In 1830
27. One million dollars of gold coin weigh
3,C8S pounds avoirdupois.
(Me million dollars of silver coin weigh
88,020.00 pounds avoirdupois.
Albert Durcr gave tho world a prophecy
of futuro wood-engraving In 1527.
Glass wludows were flrst introduced into
Eugland In tho eighth century,
The first complete sewing-machine wa
patented by, Ellas Howe in 1840.
Measure 200 feet on each side and you
will have a square aero within an Inch.
Tlio Clilenifo Girl to Her Mother,
Tbo sweet sun swelling from tho shining
(Ub, meek-mouthed mother, do you mind
my moan 1)
Falls fair on the fellow that my heart fol
(Ob, blithe Uaby Ausou, mluo own I)
He has played betide the pyramids in
Parts Buda Pesth,
(Oh, fair my mother, do .you hoar my
Hut he wanders back to me, who am wait
ing In the West,
(Oh, blithe Uaby Ausou my size I)
Ho has struck out In Australia, ho has been
retired In Rome,
(Oh, lady mother, I should blush to
Rut he Is my blessed Raby, and ho's better
off at honio,
(Ob, Aueon, my adored one, up to date.)
My shining soul Is singing spch a song as
(Ob, sweet, sad toother, I can see him
step ashoro 1)
Ho's the wonder of the world, and bo
works t Yrv wpll,
(Oh, my Baby, welcome home forever
-r.N,Y( Evening Bun.
riimnuinlcatlous oh any matter of current
interest will be cheerfully printed tn Tab
t'smc under this head. Letters should tn all
coes bo as brief as possible I
Tho Snmoan IlInicuHy,
W.siii.notom, April 7. ilifoc Cutie:
1 am astonished that among the many ver
sions about tho cause of the Samoan affair
not bnco tho true cause was mentioned. It
shows how little even tho Germans know of
llfo In Germany as It is now. Tho truth Is
that the whole affair was only an old Ills
marckl.au election trick.
Each year when the Retelistag assembles
thero Is brought up a bill for either more
soldiers or more war ships. Each year
theso bills aro voted down by tho House,
and as n last rcsourco tho Chancellor (Bis
marck) dissolves the Parliament. Now
tho pcoplo would choose exactly tho same
representatives, but Just then must arise
some quarrel with a foreign power. Tho
German press takes up the war cry" and ox
horts tho pcoplo to vote for loyal men and
a larger army. Of course tho liberal papers
cry out against this, but to little account.
In 'SO It was war with France (10,000
sohllemon the bill),
Iu '87 it was war with Russia (10,000
soldiers on the bill).
In '88 It was war with England, as war
ships were on the bill.
In '80 with the United States (ships again
on the bill ). With a strange mouotony each
' tlmo the quarrel Is caused by German
border officials; with tho same monotony
these officials turn friendly as soon as the
j oloctlons aro over.
Such a trifle as a few hundred lost lives
' or millions of monoy aro nothing, as long
as tho plans of tho truly "Iron Chancellor"
i are executed. Vehihs.
Moon find the UaW.
'WAsnt;.aTo:, April 0. Editor Critic?
If It will not. Interfere with other notes of
interest, and "will he of any interest to you
and tho public, you can have my opinion
on tho subject of-tho the moon nnd the hair.
According to my belief, it you cut the hair
oniuoiuu oruio aarK oi me moon, u win
not grow can as rast as k wonia u cut on
tho first, second and third quarters.
The hair Is ruled by the moon's tides, thr
i moon rules tho agriculture aud the vegeta
tion, and my opinion is that it rules the
hairln the same manner. J. Bayahu, 018
Eighth street southeast.
(New York World.)
Mr. Ward McAllister complains of the
Inaccurate manner in which his views aro
reported In tho newspapers. We havo long
felt inclined to say a word to Mr. McAllis
ter on the Importance of authorized state
ments from him to the public, and we now
seize upon the present opportunity to do
so. Holding the extremely responsible
position of chief of tho Now York social
' svstcm, false and garbled reports of his
utterances may upset the foundation of
t 111MIJH UUCIUIIJT. ,u uio UiWfCObjT .ill, .1U-
' Allister may not fully rcallzo the forco of
this, but It Is clearly Incumbent on mm
cither to Issuo official bulletins at stated
Intervals or to appoint a regular day tor
the reception of representatives of the
press, to whom hri can communicate tho
real facts of the situation In a way not to
Owing to the want of an arrangement of
the sort, people have been led to the
erroneous conclusion that tho Centennial
: Ball was to be! an exclusive affair. It op
' pears that such Is not tho case. Mr. Mo
! Allister, now says distinctly that It has
I always been Intended to make the occasion
.truly representative of Amtric'an society
I and to furnish enjoyment for all -"classes,"
tho-only' rjcccteary qualifications" being re
spectability and $10. Even the ladles who
Ure to figure In the opening historical
t quadrille acquiesce willingly In this ylew.4
They will be inspired solely by patriotic'
I motivcs,and will bona smiling aud gracious
I to all aslf thoy .were sclllnc donated goods
at a church fair.
I A ball Including all grades of people In
these days In the effete East Is unique,
though tho democratic praettce lingers In
tho smaller towns of tho far West.
tjik Brtxr. oynoatr;.
Where the air was perfume laden
Mid tbe golden orange leaves,
And ,the Jasmine and rosea"
Clambered o'er the cottage oaves,
And the trailing masses fluttered,
In the zephyr's gentle sway,
And the breath ot ocean'blllowa,
Reached thri couch Ihoy spread that day,
Lay: a stranger pale and weary,
Waiting' for the "summons home;!'
Gazing far,. to memories turning,
Thoughts to fancies spell would rostrai
And the frail one watching, waiting;.
Yearned for home 'mid sterner skies,
With a hcart-acUa'aud a longing,
Tears suffused her wistful eyes.
Then sho quickly bade them summons
"Special train to hear her hence;
8he Would reach the dear old hearthstone;
Tee, she would be carried thence."
Sparing neither time nor money,
Busy feet aped on their way,
And special train was chartered,
And they boro her homo that day.
Faster, faster, whirled tbe coaches;
Faster still, with lightning speed,
Till the engineers grew dizzy,
.Hut to danger paid no heed.
Who can tell what she was thinking
As the whirling, flying train
Rushed with roar of desperation,
That she might see home again.
Did she see the fond, brave facts
For her sake tho toars restrain
Make the dear old home like Kdeu'
I'ot the dyfug ijirio again?
Home ogaln; what Joy thrilled her,
One moro glimpse of scenes so dear;
Faces, forms, each room aud object,
Canto with vision bright and clear.
"Faster! fasterl onvvanl hasten,
Let tho tralu fly on Its way,"
And they herded her petition,
And they bore her home that day.
pcll ot home; how strange Us meaning,
Thrall of love divinely sweet, .
Temple where the heart can worship,
Parting here, at homo to meet,
,M. P. Lincoln
He 1'ouiul the llracelol.
Tho detached series of slim silver brace,
lets which tho ladles of tbo present day af
fect are rather awkward to look after for
tho reason that they aro alvvavs slipping
down and often dropping on. A lady rid
ing south In an Indiana avenue car tho
other night wore n set of them on her wrist.
In removlug er gloves tho outer bracelet
slipped off and foil to tho floor ot the" cor,
bounding across the slats llko a boy's hoop
on an nuoven sidewalk until it disappeared
beneath tho Opposlto scat, A gallant young
man sitting across tho way bent down and
looked uudcr tho seat, "I seo It," he said,
as hla eye lit upou a Bhlulng ctrclo, and hu
reached below to get It. Then with a wild
yell he pulled his baud out and hurried his
Angers into his mouth The shining circle
ho had scon was around tho griddle ot tho
hot stove, and tho grlddlo was exceedingly
warm. The lady said she was so sorry, and
then the yOung man lit a (natch and found
tbo inlselng bracelet. HA w ill alwa) s light
the match first hereafter, Tho next morn
log the lady rods down In tbo same car
with tho samn young man, aud sho noticed
that tvo of his Hneers wore wound with a
rat:, tine gave nlm a glance full of yiI)-
tny ana jie itn repaju, iviwcago uvnuui
Ttuniiin I'Hit ci:?mT,rtir.s.
Interesting; llesnlt tit uu lixcnvntlou In
Tho London Alhen.cunt of March 10 says:
Ou Saturday last, the Oth Instant, an Inter
esting discovery was mado Iu Lincoln Min
ster. Tho pavement of Iho retro-choir,
which had sunk much In places, nnd -was
altogether In a dilapidated state, Is being
rclald preparatory to tho uso of that por
tion of tho Minster for congregational pur
poses. In tho courto of the repairs tho
workmen had occasion to raise tho slab
which covered tho gravo of Bishop Oliver
Sutton, who occupied tho sod from 1380 to
to 1309. On tho right sldo of tho moldcr
ing skeleton wcro found n sllvcr-gllt chalice
and paten, nnd between the bones Of the
legs, having slipped from the finger, was a
largo gold ring tt with rook crystal,
The sacrod vessels wero still standing up
rlirtit si thrtv had been orlfflnallv nlacid.
the paten laid upon tho challco and the
Whole covrred with a ptcco of lino linen,
about seven or eight Inches square, which,
wheu first seen, Was banging In graceful
folds all round, but ou tho admission of tho
air soon fell to pieces. The chalice closely
resembles that from Rorwlek Sti Jamos;
Wilts, now In tbo flrltlsli Museum, figured
In Mr, John Ropo's paper in tho Archcetoffl
tal Journal (vol, xllll., page 143.) It Is U
inches high; the bowl, which is broad and
shallow, being 4 Inches in diameter, 1
incnes xicep. it nas n sugui quaai-up
round the circumference. Tho foot is clr-1
cular, of the same diameter as the bowl.
There Is a bold knop projecting half an
Inch from tho stem.
Tho challco was mado in three pieces,
tho bowl being soldered on, and tho knop,
with a ring below supporting It, riveted to
the stem. The gliding is brilliant on tho
Inside of the bowl, but It Is much corroded
on tbo exterior of tho chalice, The whole
Is entirely destitute of ornamentation. The
paten Is also plain, with tho excep
tion of the customary "Manus Del" raised
In benediction In tbo central depression,
which, as well as the outer depression, Is
circular, uncusped. Thopatonis4J Inches'
in diameter. The ring Is Of puro cold, 3S
carats fine, Slid as bright, after tho dirt Was
washed from (t, as the day It was first put
It still bears tbo marks of the burnishing,
It Is set with a very largo pleco of clear
rock crystal, It is not unlikely that It was
a funereal ring, mado for tho bishop's obse
quies. On tbo left sldoottho skeleton was
a much-decayed crozler, the head of which
bad'beeri beautifully carved with maple
leaves, i no stair nnd completely rottcu
Tho skeleton of tho Rlshop was fairly
perfect, but tbo bead had entirely disap
peared, thero being uo vesttgo of the skull
or teeth. A considerable quantity of hair
of a brownish color, approaching red,
marked tbo place whore the head had been.
The head rest was perfect, being formed of
n block of oak, two feet by six Indies, en
tirely cased In lead, supporting a decayed
woolen cusslon. Tbo vestments of tbo
corpsowas cbmplctely decoyed, only tho
outline being visible.
Tbe receptacle of the body was not, as is
commonly the case, a stone coffin hawn out
to receive (ho corpso, hut a rectangular
chest, built up of dressed stones, entirely
lined with lead and covered with a largo
Sheet or tno same metal, strengthened
transverse Iron bars 1 foot 0 Inches apart
Sirs, ITuyes Not Intolerant.
Flippant and Iconoclastic paragraph crs'
have created tbe Impression with many that
Mrs. Hayes was an Intolerant fanatic. Far
from it. She was sunshine personified. Rcr
convictions were deep-rodtcd'on tho ques
tion of prohibition, but she was neither
bigoted nor obtrusive in her views. Bob
Ingcrsoll pronounced her tho "worst man
of iho two," but it is perfectly safe to re
verse the declarations of this Intellectual
nihilist, It you wish to come auywhere noar
the truth. Mrs. Hayes' position regarding
tho use of spirits was like that of a noble
Philadelphia, matron who bad sacrificed
her own comfort In order to chaperone a
party of yonne people on a camping ex
cursion In the highest valleys of tho Rooky
Mountafus. The guide falling ill, tho self
denying old lady produced a flask of
1 urauuy, uuy, uvuuu vu u tc&spuuimu, ru-
f marked to tho mountaineer; "Here, my
goou man, is someioing mat may ao yois
cood, althouch I would sooner dlo than
I take a drop of it." America.
' Burial Permit Issued.
Burial permits havo been issued by tno
Health Officer for the past twenty-four
Michael Malone, 73 years; Elizabeth A
Trunncll, 00 years; Anna Lizzie Olesy, 31
Lotter, TO years, and the following colored
John Moore, 20 years; Harry Ituffln, 89
vears: Eugene-Blunt. 5 voorst OeorirorJow-
L all, 3 months; Arthur Ross, 1 year; Edward
t. iiooue, v momns, oaran i, x.nnu, 1J
mbnths: Thomas it: Johnson. 48 'rears:
' Mary E. 'Williams, 10 months; John Leo"
tucuge, i years; cam iiarif, uo years;
Mary Harris,-' 80 Tears: Frank Jones. 1
year; Jane Coleman, SS years.
Wants $10,000 Damnce.
The sutt ot ,Annto Mooro against tho
Metropolitan Railroad Company tor $15,
000 -damages was placed, on trial In Jndgo
MnntvAnurv'i iAtirf. fwlav. Rhn rhartrca
that through the neglect of the company
she had her ankle broken aa she was alight
ing from the car on April 14, 1833.
The followlnr Were accepted as Jurors In
t Jndge Montgomery's court to-day: J. W.
Bwamson, W. C. Hill, O. L. BhoriH, IT. V.
Godwin, T. H. Pint, 0. J. F. Vogt ami H.
His Identity Not Proven,
ArthurBradley, tho colored man charged
wfthhaving tried to drag a little George
town clrl, named Ella Wise, into nn alley,
was dismissed from the Police Court this
morning, his Identification not being com
plete. A Seasooublo Beflectlon.
The spring bonnet will soon rival the ser
mon in point ot attraction at cburcb. The
size of tbo bills therefor will latcr'attract
the, devout attention ot husbands.-rBoston
SlHR-EY-COLOCrNB.-In Baltimore, Md.,
November til, 1887, by Rev, Mr. Kossa, Emma
Shirley and Donaldson Cologne, both of
Washington, I). C
RIVES.-Buddenly, April 7, 1880, William 0.
Rives of Albemarlo County, Va., foil of thu
lata lion. William C. Rives of Virginia.
DAVIS.-Suddenly, April 8, 188'J, ut 5 11 p,
m James 11, DavlH.in tho With year of lil
Funeral will tako placo from Fourth Street
M. K. Church on Wulneaday, A pi 11 10, at
Norfolk and Baltimore papers plonso copy,
Mr QUJNN.-Buddonly, on Monday, April 8,
lf. ut 4.1.1 p.m., Clara A., bolpved vvlfoot
John McQuInn and daughter of tho lato
(leorgo W. and Mary A. Qiavcs. '
Funeral will tuko placo on Wednesday,
April 10, at 11 n'clnok a- m.,from Trinity
Cat hollo Church, West Washington, Rolu
tlvo and friends tiro Invited to attend.
MeOUNNKOLE.-Dlod at Port Ruford,
Dak., on March ill, W9, Juan Hart, second
son of Lieutenant a. It. McUunncalo. Adju
tant, Fifteenth Infantry, and thu lato Caro
lina S. II. Mctiiinuegl,nged 0 years und 3
McfllWKKOLU -Rlod In Washington. D.
C, on April 8, 1681), Oeorge Kennedy, eldest
son of Lieutenant O.K. McOunnculo, Adju
tant, Fifteenth Infantry, ond tho lata Caro
lina H, II, MUJnnncglo, aged 7 years nnd 8
(Ualtlmoro Smi plcaso ropy.
KIDl)i:it.-On tho 8th Instant, Dr. Jerome
Henry Kidder, Into surgeon U. a. N., In the
iTtbjeuruf his ago.
DOIKIIIERTY.-On Bundy, April 7. 1889, at
IS 30 o'clock, Edward, boloyod husband ol
Catherine Dougherty, a native of 'llpperary,
Funeral from hi lato resldento, 731 Twenty
fourth street northwest, on Wodnosday, April
10, ut B.30 o'clock l(C(Ulom mass at St,
Stephen's Church, Trlonds of the family nro
respectfully Invited to attend.
(Successor to Henry Leo's Sons),
0J3 PENN. AVENUE N, W.,
Dianchofllce, -IDS, Maryland ave. s, w,
U1U Pesn. ave. n. w., between -3d and i)4 sU
KwatnlB- flrst class.
LBAUOIt'S GRAND OPEUA-HOUBK.
KveiT JtvcnlnB, Matinees Wednesday and
Tho Peerless Artlsto and ravsrltc,
x RHEfl !
In nn Attractive Ilenertnlro of (Hiolcc PIsyt
T1II8 (TUKSl)AV) KVI1SINO,
First Production In Washington
TUB CRSB XtlDKL.
KIIRA as MAUOlIArUTA
Wid. Matinee ,.A Danjccrons Oamo
Wed. KvrninK Tho CosaVldal
Thnrs. Kvcnlnu Tho ('flVUlal
Friday livening.,,. Much Ado About Nothing
Hat, Matinee,,., The faso VlUal
Sat.Kvcnlnft... Adrtcnne Lccouvrcuc
Next Week -THE AMERICAN OPERA CO.
A LDAUOIl'S GRAND OPERA HOUSE.
OUAND OPKRA IN KNUMSII -
By tho New
American Opera Co.
Oustove lllnrlelu, Proprietor nnd Manager.
Wednesday Tho Masked Ball
Thursday .U Trorntore
Friday... Lucia di Lnmrncrmoor
Saturday Matlneo Fntist
Saturday Evening Bohemian Olrl
HKC1ULAK THEATHB PRICES.
Halo of seats will commence. Thursday,
April 11, at 8 a.m.
EW NATIONAL THEATRE. "
Every Hvenlug, Wed, and t. MatlncesJ
TIIB HIT OV TIIK SEASON
Matinee Prices, S3, CO, 75c. and J1-
Aprll lS-'JIM TUB TENMAN.
TJ ARRIS'. DJJOU TIIBATRE ' '
WEEK APRIL 8,
Matinees Tuesday, Thursday nnd Satmday.
Tho Distinguished Actress,
7USISS KDS GRKY,
In an adaptation from Mrs, Wood's famous
. story by Miss Oray, entitled
EA8TLYNNE; on, THE EtOPKMENT.
Next WeekMAIH LINE,
I EXHIBITION OF ART STUDIES, TAR
U LEAUX, PANTOMIMES, by Mr. OEO.
R. D ART LETT, the expert Boston manager,
assisted by tho following artists: MIssMma,
Chase, Nnw York, whittling soloist! Miss
Nellie Wilson, soprano; Mr. Fral flmnt,
tenor; Dr, J. W, Blschou, musical director.
Given under tho auspices of tho Ministering
Lcagne of tbe First Congregational Church,
at National Rifles' Hall, FRIDAY, April M. at
H o'clock p. m , and SATURDAY, April 13, 2,10
p. m. Admission, CO cents.
ERNAN'S,NEW WASHINGTON THEA
THE. Eleventh street, south of Pcnna. aro.
first appcaranco of the
MAY HOWARD BIG -BURLESQUE COHP'Y.
A 8TRICTLY ALL-FEATURE SHOW.
MatlncesMon., Tncs , Thars. and Sat.
Cheap prices, 10, l5andS3cts, Night gen
eral admission, 23c.
Pennsylvania avenne, near 11th street.
Matinees Tues., Wed , Prl. and Sat.
Afternoon at . Every Nlirht at 8 o'olook.
Admission 10, SO and SO cents.
STEAMER W. W. CORCORAK j
Leaves 7th st. wharf dally (except Sanday) for
At 10 o'clook a. m.; totnrnlng, roaotm Wash-
Jncton about 8 30 p. m.
SPKNCEHIAN BUSINESS COLLEQE, COR.
TtkandDBts.n. . Foundcdl864. Lo
cation central) commodious halls; appoint-1
znents eomrjtcto. More than 80.000 younc men
j and women have been trained for business In
tno Bpencenan loiickcsoi America, uayanu
night sessions. Tnltlon fee moderate. Fire
conrts: llnslncss Course, Shorthand and Typo
writing) Practical English, Snencor's lr!d
Writing, Reading and Oratory, Dolsarto
method. Dullness men furnished with com
potent employes. Illustrated announcements
free. SARA A. SPENCER, Vice Principal.
HENRY O. SPENCER. LL. II- Principal.
mn.E BERLITZ SCnOOL OF LANGUAGES.
TERMS BEQIN NOW.
781 141h street northwest.
T. VlCENOjrSEMlNARY. 1100, 1101, HWi
11)0 M st. and 1128 Uth st. Hoarding
and Day School tor young ladles ahd little
Fourteenth year opens Wednesday, October
3, for reception of boarding pupils; Thursday,
October 4: for reception of day pupils.
MRS. B. J. HOMERS, Principal.
Adttrtlttmtntt vndtr thu htad. four Una or
in, centtfor ont Inttrtlon; 60 ctntt for Mrw.
SOR SALE ABOUT ONE HUNDRED LOTS
Jj In sauurcs 617 and CDS. near North Capi
tol, V and o Bts. n. w.; on line of tneKcklng
ton street Railway, and near tho new depot
of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company;
fair price, long tlmo and small payments to
L. M. SAUNDERS & BRQ ,
1WTKT.H ASH ItESTACrnANTa.
HARRIS HOUSE-AMERICAN PLAN
S;,U) and 3 per day; Fa. nve.,bet. 13th
14th streets: special rates to parties and
Corner 16th and I streets northwest, ',
OppOHlto MoPherson Square.
FOR LADIES AND CJKNTLKME.N.
TI1EMOST EXQUISITE CUISINE IN WASH
Arrangements can ba made for
RECEPTIONS, DINNER AND THEATRE
PARTIES. , , ,
Wines, Liquors and Cordials by tho bottle.
WASHINGTON, D. 0.
O. 0. STAPLES, late of Thousand Isl. House,
milE CLARENDON. . . m
1 1101 N. V. AVE., COR. 1 1TII ST. ,
Permanent and transient guests accommoda
ted. Modern Improvements.
Cars to nil parts of the city pass the door,
MRS. M. J. COLLEV, Proprietress.
A WASHINGTON, D. 0
Army and Navy Headquarters.
Four Iron Fire F.ioapoi.
TERMS-J3.00 and U.OO PsrDiy.
A A QUIET AND ELEGANT HOTEL,
T. E. ROESSLE,
Cor. Broadway and Twenty.Nlnth St.,
NEW YORK. CITY,
JAMMS II. UltKSLIN, Proprietor.
QT. JAMKS 1IOTISL,
SIXTH STREET AND PENNA. AVE.,
L. WOODBURY, Proprietor.
WASHINGTON, TO, 0.
ROOMS EN SUITE AND SINGLE. J
During ids past su-nmcr a now auamon
has been eroded oontalnlug the most luxu
rious restaurant rooms In tho city.
nogQ-Om Til. FBlTER.rrop.
costititiaioxjiJtx ov j)iij:as.
8. DUNDY, COM'R OF DEEDS AND No
tary Public, 4RS La, ave., opp. City Hall.
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