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THE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 1890.
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In addition to our Great Clearing Sale, owing to improvements now going on, wc had the misfortune of being
flooded by Wednesday week's storm, by which we sustained over 20,000 damage in Dry Goods and Millinery,
which we offer at a great sacrifice. In addition to our sale of Wet Goods, we offer the following additional bar
gains until our improvements are completed. Don't fail to call to make use of this opportunity.
Light Surah Silk reduced from 75c. to 40c.
India Silk reduced from 65c. to 45c.
Ginghams reduced from 12c. to 9c.
Satteens reduced from 15 c. to 8c.
The Federation of Labor has unanimously
adopted n resolution thanking Gen. Thomas L.
Casey. Chief of Engineers, for promptly complying-
with the request of the Federation for semi
monthly payments on the Congressional Library
Robert Oliver, a carpenter, sixty years old,
lost his balance while working on n scallold near
Seventeenth and L streets on Monday afternoon
and fell a distance of thirty feet. Ho died in a
Robert B. Bullis, the inventor, who was ar
rested here some time ago on a requisition of the
Governor of Utah, where he was wanted on a
charee of obtaining money under false pretenses,
was discharged by Justice Bradley on Monday
when he was brought into court on a writ of
habeas corpus. When released Mr. Bullis swore
out a warrant against Turner, the Utah deputy
marshal, charging him with kidnaping. Turner,
it will bo remembered, is the man who carried
Bullis into Maryland, as told in Tin: Sunday
Hekai.d two weeks ago. The case against
Turner was nolle proscquied as soon as it camo
up in the Police Court. Bullis left town on Wed
nesday on learning that Turner was again in
communication with the Utah authorities.
Good summer reading a Washington story
by Emily L. Sherwood, a well-known society
writer, "Willis Peyton's Inheritance." For sale
at nil book stores and news stands.
Thomas Dowling, auctioneer, will sell at 315 C
street northwest the household effects of said
residence, consisting of parlor suite, hangings,
carpets, wardrobes, chairs, tables, chamber fur
niture, mattresses, stoves, china and glassware,
cooking utensils, etc. This is a splendid oppor
tunity to purchase some line goods.
Polly Baum, colored, died during the week at
the great ago ot one hundred and six years. She
came orlglnully from Virginia.
The Census Bureau has discovered that Wash
ington has nearly thirty-nine miles of street rail
ways. Jeltersou Brown, aged seventy-nine years,
fell down stairs at his residence, 07 Jackson
street northeast, Tuesday, and died shortly after
ward. -Col. L. P. Wright, the new Register of Wills,
will take charge of his oillco to-morrow. Col.
Wright says that he will conduct his oillco in a
Thomas Johnson, a stono-cuttcr, was found
dead In a grove near Eckington Tuesday morn
ing. Ho had lain where found all day Mondoy,
and was 6cea by Boveral persons, who thought ho
died from congestion of the
The Department ofllclals who have been do
tolled to look alter the Government oxhibits nt
the Chicago Exhibition have begun to mevo in
themattor. They met at tho Agricultural Depart
ment Wednesday afternoon and informally
talked over their plans. Those present were
Assistant Secretary Willita, of tho Department
ot Agriculture, chairman of tho board; Gen.
Nettleton, of the Treasury; Mr. Foster, Depart
ment or Justice; Professor Goode, National Mu
seum; Mr. Collins, Fish Commission, and Capt.
Meade, oi tho Navy Department.
., Newollicersof the Sunday School Union of
the District havo been elected as follows: Presi
dent. L. A. Cornish; Vico President, A. G. Leon
ard; Recording Secretary, S. B. Brooks; Corre
sponding becrctary, P. B. Bugley; Treasurer.
The Coggswell Fountain seems to be behav
ing itself since it was overhauled and set going
gain jecuntly. It doesn't slop over now, and
those who drink out ulitEay that the water is
Light-weight overcoats made their appear
ance an tho streets during the cool nights of last
The returned summer girl, with the breeze of
tho sea-shoro upon her cheeks and occasionally
tho beam of thosun upon her nose, may bo seem
on the Avenue these attcrnoons.
Good summer reading a Washington story
by Emily L. Sherwood, a well-known society
writer. "Willis Peyton's Inheritance." For sale
at ull book stores uud news stands.
Sergeant John M. Kenney, a member of the
Our entire stock of Hats, Bonnets, and Flowers
have no Branch Store,
celebrated Garlington Belief Expedition, which
went in search of Gen. Greely in the Arctric
regions a lew years since, win relate ms tunning
experiences incident to the loss of tho United I
States steamship Proteus in tho ice, at the i
Eastern Presbyterian Church, Eighth street, be- i
tween F and G northeast. .Sergeant Kenney I
gives his talk for the benefit of the Eastern i
Presbyterian Church, of which he is a membei.
The entire contents of residence 017 Sixteenth i
street northwest, consisting of line cherry and
walnut suites, with wardrobes and chiffon- '
iers to match, mattresses, gilt traine
pier and mantel mirrors, plush parlor
suites, chairs, book-cases, desks, carpets, pillows
and bolsters, tables, pictures, plated ware, china
and glassware, kitchen requisites, etc., will be
sold by Thomas Dowling, auctioneer, at tho
abovo residence Monday, September 1, at 10
o'clock A. M.
As a result of the raid inndo last Saturday
night at tho Winthrop Club building, northoast
corner Sixth street and tho Avenue, Martin J.
Flaherty was before Judge Mills Thursday
afternoon, charged with keeping a gambling
house. Evidence was given that gambling had
been carried on in tho club-rooms, but none
could be found proving Flaherty to bo tho re
sponsible party, and tho case againsthlm was dis
missed. Tho case against Sam Gassenhelmcr,
who owns tho building, was nolle prossed.
In view of the amount of attention bestowed
upon their exhibit tho managers of "California
on Wheels," a collection of California's vino and
vegetable products, have decided to lengthen its
stay In this city one week. The exhibition will
remain at tho B. & O. freight station until next
Saturday night, and is open to visitors every day
until 8 o'clock P. M. It will bo closed to tho
general public Wednesday and opened to mem
bers of Congress and their friends; on Thursday
it will bo reserved for Cabinet oliiclals and their
Alpbeus H. Appleman bus brought suit
against John P. Appleman for 55.300, the amount
of ills ehnro of the prollts in their late partner
ship in the brick-making business.
Thomas Dowling, auctioneer, will sell at his
commodious sales-room, Eleventh street and
Pennsylvania avenue, on account of under
writers' sale, a largo lot of merchant tailors'
cloth, about 350 lots in patterns for suits, over
coats, pants, and vests. Some of tho stock has
been damaged by ilro and water, but the major
portlou will bo lound in good order.
A highly successful barbecuo wns given on
Tuesday at Paw Paw Springs, near Leonard
town, Md under tho auspices of tho Columbia
FlBhingClub, Jr. Among tho guests wero tho
Ml6ses Prender, Loughran, and Loiter, and Mrs.
Clark and Mrs. Trembly, of Washington; tho
Misses Leach Abell and Foxwcll, of Leonard
town, and Messrs. Loker, Budd, Prender, and
Coombs. MaJ. M. J. D wyer presided at tho feast.
At a meeting Wednesday night of the Victor
Bioycle Club Mr. Edgar S. Morgan was elected
President. Mr. Frost Vice President, and Mr.
Mr. Nelll Dumont. special assistant attorney
for the District, on Thursday asked tho Com
missioners to endeavor to obtain tho use tempo
rarily of the Criminal Court-rooms for tho Dis
trict Police Court until the building on (ho cor
ner of Sixth and D streets can bo repaired,
Charles Strang, Charles Kenzlg, and Georgo
Jackson wero before Judge Mills Friday for
policy writing. Tho ilrst two men wero held lor
the grand jury and the third dismissed,
Thomas Dowling, auctioneer, will sell at pub
lic auction, at quartermaster's stables, between
Twentieth and Twenty-llrBt and L and M streets
northwest, to-morrow, at 10 o'clock A. M.. a lot
of condemned quartermaster's stores, consisting
of two wagons, harness, horso blankets, saddles,
oillco furniture, miscellaneous tools, etc.
Louisa K. Allen, by Nell Dumont, has Hied a
bill for divorce from her husband, John M. Allen,
whom sho married Juno 17, IB'JO. She charges
that ho has been abusive, threatening, and cruel,
dolnir her sovcro bodily injury.
Tho National Fencibles decided at their last
regular business meeting to go to Atlanta. They
ulbo decided to give an evening excursion Mon
day, September 8, to Marshall Hull, on tho
steamer Macalestor. Judging lrom past expe
riences it will no doubt prove an enjoyable trip
to those who may befortunato enough to go.
nor are we connected
A NEW RIVER RESORT.
Many HuhIiichb Men Kn.Joy a. Trip to Notley
The excuislon down the river to the new
summer resort, Notley Hall, on tho steamer
Pilot Boy, Friday night, was voted an unquali
fied success by every one of tho 150 business
men who attended. Mr. Frank Ilume, presi
dent of the Notley Hall Association, acted as
host, and did everything in his power to make
the occasion enjoyable. The boat left tho wharf
at 5 o'clock, and after tho party had taken a
pood view of Notley Hall continued down tho
river as far as Fort Washington. Tho enjoy
ment o tho occasion was heightened by music
Among those present were Commissioner
Iline, D. M. Ramsdell, S. C, Norraent, I. II.
Johnson, J. Willett, T. B. Kalbfus, Beriah Wil
kins, John Koyworth, L. Bclirens, E. Holer, W.
A. Wimsatt, William A. II. Church, A. Archer,
II. M. Hook, C. C. Duncanson, Robert Calla
han, Frank Madigan, Samuel Lunt.N. II. Shea,
S. T. Thomas, S. Nonnent, president Central
National Bank; John A. Prescott, president
Lincoln National Bank; E. Kurtz Johnson,
president Citizens' National Bank; D. William
Oyster, II. F. Bauer, S. C. Stokes, Stier, cashier
Lincoln National Bank: A. A. Warfleld, R. N.
Latham, Thomas II. Walker, R. A. Walker,
Capt. Joseph R. Spranscy, II. Wei Cog
glu, (of Star,) J. E. Waugh, Capt. John Miller,
J. W. Boteler, Julius Huglo, F. J. Mayer. J. II.
Johnson, Capt. Ridley, Dr. D. II. Luut, Dr.
Ilendrickson, William A. O'Mearn, J. F.
Sweeney, French Smoot, D. W. Whiting, M. P.
Vincent, Mr. Lucas, and others.
The board of management of tho Notley Hall
Association Is as follows: Frank Hume, Presi
dent; J. C. Ergow, Treasurer; O. T. Thompson,
The Acorns' Pleasant Tour.
Tho Acorns, a popular social organization
composed of young gentlemen of East Wash
ington, returned homo Friday evening from an
extended two weeks' tour. They visited Phila
delphia, New York, Brooklyn, West Point,
Albany, ami Atlantic City. Tho members met
with many hearty ieceptlons during their so
journ. At Brooklyn they wore entertained and
looked after in a most satisfactory manner by
tho WHHaraBburg Social Club. From Now
York they visited Atlantic City and remained
there for several days, during which time they
became acquainted with a largo number of peo
ple. During their stay they charmed tho sea
side loiterers with tho choico songs they ren
dered and tho amusing recitations they gavo.
Without exception, it was tho most enjoyablo
trip they havo had for many years. Among
the members present wero Messrs. J. F. Colo
man, D. S. Hughes, William F. Hinkcl, Robert
L. Greenwell, Harry G. Bayly, Professor
AVilliam G. Betts, aud Charles Bradley, and
those who accompunled tho club wero Messrs.
MacCauley, McComack, and Clendennln. Pre
vious to tho departure from Atlantic City Mrs.
J. A, Sparks dined the entire club.
Anti-Convict Liubor Bills Passed.
The House yesterday passed tho hill prohib
iting tho employment of convict labor on pub
lic works, and also the bill to prevent tho pur
chase of supplies, the product of convict labor,
by tho United States.
EvonhiK Sessions oi' tho Semite.
The Senate will hold night sessions to-mor-Tuesday,
and Wednesday in order to facilitate
tho consideration of the Tariff bill.
No More Alien Contract Ijabor.
The bill amending tho Alien Contract Labor
law was passed by tho House yesterday with
China Silk reduced from 75c. to 50c.
Full line of Henrietta Cloth reduced from 62c. to 45c.
French Satteens reduced from 35c. to 20c.
Cloths reduced from 12
will be slaughtered.
with any other establishment. Beware of
5E:ui 55-atut ffivnUxxx
"OEAL ESTATE BULLETIN
THOMAS E. WAGGAMAN, 817 F street.
TWO-STORY BRICK AND FRAME HOUSES
638 B st a w, bh, 18 rs S22.000
010 to 630 Md live sw, b h, 4 rs 18,000
1015 E Cap st se, bh,9 rs 8,600
010Gstsw,bh,7 rs 8,500
400 and 408 11th st sw, bh. ml, 0 rs 5,600
23!)13stsw, bh, 8rs 5.000
507 and 500 Va avo and HOG 5th st nnd two
unimproved lots se 4,500
210 to 223 13th st and Ky ave, bet S O avo
and Bst se 4,000
40land400S Capitol st sw, f h,0 rs 3,000
3029thstse,b h, 0 rs 3,000
515 11th st se, b h, 8 rs 2,000
OOOandOHI stso.f h.Crs 2,500
448 1 st sw, b h. 5 rs 1,800
Alley bet 0th and 7th, G and E sts se,
bh,3 rs 1,500
924Gstsw, f h,5rs 1,500
30510th stse, f h,5rs 1,500
12 Cupitol alloy sw, bh, Ors 1.450
1315 to 1340 K st so. f h, 5 rs each 1,200
000 alley bet G and H, 0th and 10th sts sw,
fh, 7rs 1,100
Alley bet 41 and 0th, H and I sts sw, 4 rs 000
7 Hopo avo bo. b li. 4 rs 800
UNIMPROVED PROPERTY FOR SALE.
G st, bet N Cap and 1st sts nw S4.000
Va avo and 24th st n w 2,700
Ast, bet 14th and 15th stss o 1,350
10th st, bet E Cap and A sts so 1,005
Part lot 5, Kst bet 16th nnd 1 tli sts nw.. . S4 50
Lst bet 15th and 16th sta nw 3 00
Q st bet 15th and lGtli sts nw 275
Pa ave, betCth and 7th stss e 2 00
7th st bet R and S nw 175
30th st between N and O sts nw 125
HOUSES FOR RENT.
. . Per month.
ii5 2i6tBtn w, 7 rs $3r, 00
1827 K st n w, 7 rs 30 40
108 G st n w, Ors 30 39
241 lst sts w, Ors 25 00
13 Myrtle st n e, 7 rs 20 00
1221 II st 11 o, (i rs 20 00
833 0th st n e, 0 rs 18 00
70.') A st n e, 0 rs is 00
38 Dofrees st n w, 8 rs 1539
1225 Md avos w, 0 rs 15 00
STORES, OFFICES. ETC.
Rooms Ound 10, 2d lloor, 603 15th st S30 00
Storo44U Gstnw, 2 rs 20 30
Store-room 1511 Mstnw 15 00
408 La avo, back room, 2d lloor 15 00
Strand dwg 609 1 st no, 0 rs 18 00
9th st and Pa ave, room 8 12 50
Hall 1300 4Jstsw 12 00
Store-room 421 Lst so , 8 00
Store-room 331 Kst ne 8 00
Shop rear 1020 O st nw 5 oo
In sums to suit at 0 por cent.
Tho above is only a portion of tho property on
my books. For full list call at oillco forbulletin,
issued on tho lst und lfitb,
fol7-lv T. E. WAGGAMAN.
Oo You Drink Tea ?
If so, you doubtless oxperienco tho same dlfll
oulty that most others do in procuring tho article
that just suits your taste. Send us 25 cents (or
10 cents und a 2-eent stamp for sample) and get n
package of tho most delicious Teu you over
drank suro to plcaso tho most fastldeous,
All our Teas aro shipped in Original Packages.
Do not bo deceived by imitators aud traveling
salesmen who claim to represent us. Address
No. 176 Clark Street, Cop. Monroe,
CHICAGO, ILL. uu25-ly
yc. to 7c.
; ffi&vil ffi&t&t WiVhv&,
A. H. NICKERSON,
Real Estate and Investment
Investments in Desirable Prop
erty and Securities in the
State of Washington.
CORRESPONDENCE INVITED AND BEST OF "
ROOM 4, Chamber of Commerco Building,
au31-tf TACOMA, WASH.
EDW. J. STELLWAGEN.
THOMAS M. QAI.TC-
Thomas J. Fisher & Co.,
1334 IT Street.
1115 P Street,
Member oi' Washington Stoelc lilx
chango. All local stocks ami securi
ties bought and sold. de8-lt
CHARLES A. McEUEN,
REAL ESTATE AND LOAN BROKER,
1420 F STREET N. W., WASHINGTON, D, O
In tho District of Columbia, Maryland, and Vir
ginia. Property Bought, Sold, and Exchanged.
Houses Rented and Rents Collected
1 Iro Insurance Placod in Reliable Companies.
J. S. BELT & CO.,
Real Estate, Loans, & Insurance,
029 F street, Bet. Sixth nnd Seventh N. W.,
AVA-SIIXIV31,OIV, X. C.
Special Attention Given to tho Sale of Sub
urban Iiotu nnd Country Property,
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