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THE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1S91. TOWN TALK. A new enterprise by a younjMnan. In tak ng n stroll a few days airo, viowlntr tho sights hroutrh tho spectacles of a newspaper man, onr attention was attracted ty a largo "bluo and white BwlnBintr sign" at No. 618 Eleventh street northwest, with tho "Philadelphia Oyster Houso" upon it, and as tho namo was so familiar to us as being at No. 637 Tenth street, wowore led to inquire of Mr. William H. Yeoman, the pro prietor, whom wo found on tho promises, what nil this meant, and ho was not lone in telling us that tho old "place" had grown too small for his business, and that ho was compelled to sccuro now quarters for tho accommodation of "his ex tensive trade," "Yes, tho business community wcie doing their full Bhare for mo," said ho, "and I thought it was my duty to pivothem botter accommodations, which I think thoy will And here. I havo spent a good deal of money in fitting up my new place for their comfort. My luncheon-room for gentlemen and caf for ladles and gentlemen are largo and capacious and on a "bon-ton" style, as well as everything I furnish. I cater to tho most fastidious palates, and serve oysters in every conceivable style," said he, "although I mako a specialty of 'single-fried oysters in Vienna bread crumbs.' " "W hilo these interrogations were bolng answered it Is not necessary for us to stato that wo wero busily engaged in & very practical way of verifying tho statements mne'e, nnd cheerfully recommend No. 513 Eleventh street northwest as a good placo to satisfy tho "inner man." Pants marked down'.to S2.P0. Eiseman Bros., 7th and E. Attention is called to tho salo of Scnhor J. G. Do Almaral Valante. Minister from Brazil, by Thomas Dowling, at his auction-rooms. Elovontn street and Pennsylvania avenue, on Wednesday, February 4, 1891, at 3 o'clock. Seo "ad." in another column. To the "Jahrmarkt" wend your way, You'll not regret tho time you stay. Not to-day, but to-morrow and every day during tho week, drop Into Frank Johnson's res taurant, and you will find everything in tho way of eatables and drinkables that your appetlto craves. Half-and-half and choice old ales drawn from tho wood; 405 Eleventh street north west, opposite tho Evening Star building. Don't fail to Eeo Seltman's automatic foun tain at tho Jahrmarkt." What is a "Jahrmarkt?" A "Jahrmarkt" is a "Jahrmarkt. Wo take great pleasure in calling attention to tho statement in another part of this paper of tho Riggs Flro Insurance Company. Tho effi cient officers of tho company are to bo congrat ulated on the splendid showing that tho com pany makes. Pants marked down to So. 7th and E. Eiseman Bros., Thomas Dowling will sell on Tuesday, Feb ruary 3, 1891, commencincr at 10 o'clock, the en tire contents of eleven rooms.at 355 Pennsylvania avenue northwest, embracing an exceptionally line collection of household goods; also store fix tures and awning in store underneath of dwell ing. See "ad." Now is the time. We will pay hig money for gents' lirst-class second-hand clothing. Address or call at Justh's old Btand, 617 D street n. w. Overcoats marked down to 89.90. Eiseman Bros., 7th and E. Not one lady in this city should fail to at tend the grand remnant sale at the Combination to-morrow. See their advertisement on another page. Yesterday was the flfty-third anniversary of of tho birthday of Col. James F. Edwards, one of the efficient assistants of the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate. For more than ten years this popular Missourian has been celebrating tho anniversary of his birthday by inviting a num ber of his friends to enjoy his hospitality. Last nicbt reciprocation wan the order of tho even ing. A number of hisfrimr1 treated him to a surprise party at the Hotel Ken in ore and enter tained him in royal fashion. Ainnuc- those pres ent were Col. Jero Williams, E. 'S. Babcock, HarryVaile, Col. C. W. Coombs, Ewltig Mitchell, R.E.Choustant, Capt, John G. Merritt, Capt. J. C. Donaldson, and Col. C. C. Morrow. The affair was a decided success in every p articular. The latest styles of Edwin Clapp's fine shoes at National Hotel Shoe Store. Inspect page fourteen and see what you think of the "Do You Want the Earth?" advertise ment of A. E. Randall. One of the most fetching entertainments ever attempted in Washington will bo given at Masonic Hall, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings next. The entertain ment is for the benefit of tho Young People's Union of the Church of Our Father, whose efforts are well and favorably known for their novelty and freshness, as well as beauty and careful rendition. Tickets for salo at Metzerott's. Hush, little baby, don't you cry, You'll go to tho "Jahrmarkt" bye and bye. Drink TannhauBer beer. H.Benzler. Dr. W. J. Hoffman, of tho Smithsonian Insti tution, has been decorated by tho Prince Regent of Bavaria with the Royal Ludwiggold medal for eminence in science and arts. This is a most aisunguisnea nonor, and is given to an American for the first time. Dr. Hoffman received tho decoration through tho German Legation. , Why do I drink Tannhausor beer? Because it is the best in the market. Pants marked down to S3.C0. Eiseman Bros.. 7th and E. Henry Minor, tho efficient messenger of tho Assignment Division of the Patent Office, sus tained a great bereavement last week in tho loss by death of his wife. A number of employes in tho Patent Office, with tho assistance of tho patent attorneys, who are ever ready to assist in a worthy cause, raised a fund of about forty-flvo dollars and presented it to Minor, appreciating that substantial aid at this time would be ac ceptable. Tho doming Pythian Fair. Tho order of Knights of Pythias in this juris diction Las undergone great changes In tho past three years. There has been more real ad vancement of tho interests of the order during that period than for many past years. A new temporary brick building has just been com pleted by the building committee of tho pro posed Knights of Pythias fair, which com mences Monday, Februnry 9, consisting of N. Bunch, John Humphrey, and William Doherty, in which to hold the graud combination fair. This is the first enterprise in the history of tho order where all the lodges united in one harmo niouB body to interest the public in their be half. Richard Goodhart, of tho War Depart ment, president of tho fair committee, is a trno and tried Pythian, and his endeavor, with the assistance of tho other members of the com mittee, to mako this fair a grand success is up permost in his thoughts. The following are among tho attractive ar ticles to be voted for at the coming fair: La dles' gold watch, gentleman's gold watch, la dies' diamond ring, K. of P. uniform, veteran fireman's uniform, gold-headed cane, a solid silver printer's composing stick, riding saddle, set of harness, parlor set of furniture, bed room set, K. of P. charm, K. of G. E. uni form, Knights Templar and Mystic Shrine charm, Uniform Rank charm, 60lld silver trowel for bricklayer, silver tea set, Winchester rifle, and many others. The great attractive feature of the fair will be the handsome deco ration of the booths, fifteen in number, repre senting the fifteen lodges in tho city. Each lodge will try to outdo her 6lstei lodges, and thus the variety will have Its affect. A hand some silk banner will be voted to the lodge having the most attractive and original appear ance in the fair-room. Many strangers are ex pected to visit the great enterprise during its progress, and success is almost assured. New Chief Cleric Appointed. Acting Secretary Nettleton has appointed George E. McOmber chief clerk of the Secret Service Division, vice John G. Cowie, trans ferred. The amount of H per cent, bonds redeemed yesterday was 8310,750, making tho total to dato S10,005.yOO. Z H TWELFTH -A-JSTJD IF STIREIETS, Will celebrate a Grand Mardi Gras of Bargains MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2. Every street-car and rail road lias vowed to bring all buyers that wish to 2)artalce of this feast within a given point of our house KING COTTON and QUEEN WOOLEN ivill talce the most prominent parts in this Great Remnant Car nival. The display will be Challiesjfancy, in cotton and wool; Chatties, plain, in cotton and tvool; French uu,vi,lvo, ijwvit,, juium-wwi, oubmvs, jtmiui; 3iwt ovrvpv jcrcncn jvtanneis, uxii-wooi JUancy Outing Flannels Fancy Figured Dress Mulls, Scotch Ginghams, American Ginghams, SilJc Stripe Madras Cloth, Scotch Chambray, American Chambray, Fancy Cotton Outing Flannels, Bleached Cottons. Unbleached Cottons, Satin Fluid lVliite Goods, 42-inch Apronettes, Unbleached Sheetings, Century Cloth, Prints. They will be followed by the balance of our Fall and Winter Remnants in All-wool, Wool Mixed, and Cotton. We ap pend the price, describe the quality, and name the assortment. It is for nou tajia.11 inJintJtM n.o wni ei,nJi,r be crowded for one day or the entire HH'l( IVUi J lt,lf W OIllJJ UIHOHH UJ tr Wool Mixed Challies will cost you 12Jc Among tho assortment you will find 23 different patterns of Black and White that is, black ground with white figures. In Fancy you will find cream ground with all colors of Roses, Leaves, Twigs, Zigzags. Jer slans, Stripes, Plaids, Small and Broken Checks sedate aB well as Dolly Varden patterns. Cotton Challies will cost you 3Jc These aro tho cheapest, but the styles aro such that thoy will deceive you as to quality. Silk Stripe Prench Flannels will cost you 29c If you want a nice, stylish Blouse Shirtwaist or a Shirt, this fine assortment is what you want. Scotch Ginghams will cost you lEo The patterns aro tho latest, both dark and light colors; Checks and Plaids, also plain. Silk Stripe Madras Cloth will cost you, 18o Thoy, liko tho Silk Stripo French Flannels, will mako rich Outing Shirts and Blouses. Fancy Cotton Outing Flannel will cost you. . . ,10o Tho patterns are broad and narrow stripo, largo and small plaid and checks. Bleached Cotton will cost you .....Tie Two qualities in this lot, both hard and soft finish, is exceedingly good value. , Unbleaohed Sheeting will Full 10-4 wide and most two-sheet lengths. If you remember, a short time ago we gave you an aooount of how all the Remnants offered by us were ob tained. They come direot from the mills, with whom we have had contraots fop the past ten years. They are the most stylish, newest, and brightest patterns, and not the accumulation of old stook of several seasons. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, WILL BE THE DAY. Your tioket need not be stamped by us, as any line will take your fare, if you shop with us or not. A. KAUFMAN $8.50. A FAMINE is close on the heels of the feast. For the three days this $8.50 SUIT and OVERCOAT sale has run there's been "standing room only." We've all turned too, and helped to sell and seems as if almost everybody had been buying. If the SUITS and OVER- COATS both or either hold out you'll have a week longer of race. But there's the phantom of a famine brew ing. Don't be at the fag end. They are our regular $15, $13.50 and $12 garments both Men's and Boys' as usual better than the price reduced to weeJe. We can give you as much UOIUIVLUII'. Plain French Satines will cost you 15o But they aro nice. Such colorings as Navy, Garnet, Old Gold, 4 different shades of Green. Pink, Bright Red, Terra Cotta, Nile, Old Rose, Electrlo Cadet in fact, all colors. !! iHMrae.iiu.Mj.iiiiiLiiiiijmMMww.Hww irtww All-wool Fancy Outing Flannels will cost you 25o They carry tho above idoas and constitute a nice selection. Best mako of American Gingham will cost you Oc You know what American product can do. Imitate any foroign manufacturer and give a cloth very near as fine. Scotch Charabraya, in pink and blue, will cost you i50 42-Inch Apronetto will coBt you ' Ilo A yard will mako you an apron. Just think how cheap. Bleached Cotton, Prldo of tho West, will cost you oio This is the king of cottons and a pleasure to all. cost you 10c pieces como in one and Century Cloth and quulities and prices. COMBHSTATIOl; TWELFTH AND F STREETS. N. SICKLE. kdMfeU MMkMMIHI HlMMMiM for your money as any concern, and Cotton Challies will cVst you 7jo These aro 40 inches wldo and are elegant cloth, and make a very serviceable houso dress. Fanoy Merrimao Satines will cost you 12o All kinds of designs in both largo and small patterns, Shepherd Plaids, and Checks, etc. u iittjwhwm urn ! mrrrrr1 m rniif" - rwi-Mwny Fanoy Figured Mulls will cost you 85o This is au entlro now fabric, just out: has tho same feollug as tho Sllkallne; is full yard wide, and is something that will tako at a glanco on account of tho many stylish patterns. Amo'skeag Dress Gingham will cost you 71 c Protty styles for ladles, misses, and ohlldren. American Chambrays will cost you 8o Pink, Bluo, Garnet, Navy, Orango, aro tho colors. Satin Plaid Whlto Goods will cost you 01 and 10c This quality is very sheer and tho plaid has the satin effect well brought out. Bleached Sheeting will cost you 20o Calicoes in four different RATCLIFFE, DARR &, CO., Aucts., 020 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. LARGE AND IMPORTANT SALE OP THE EN- TIUE FURNITURE, CARPETS, RUGS, ETC.? CONTAINED IN THE ROCHESTER. NOS. 021 AND 023 THIRTEENTH STREET, AND NO, 1223 G STREET NORTH- WEST, COMPRISING IN PART PARLOR SUITES IN VARIOUS COVERINGS. MANTEL MIRRORS. EASY CHAI LIS. LACE CURTAINS. PORTIERES, COUCHES. BED LOUNGES. WHATNOT,ENGR A VINGSJVAL EUTV.SA.K' CHERRY. ASH, AND OTHER CHAMBER SETS. SPRING. HAIR. AND .,," MAJLXM1SSBK8, flbLUWS AND UVIi- SSSIHL OfANKETS, SHEETS. SPREADS, &$? .W,AllE HANDSOME MIRROR nS?ffiM5 OTHER FOLDING BEDS Sft'SESKLSU8 WALNUT AND OTHER iTAlPD'T0VESVHALLFURNlTURE. PROAllDEXTENSIONTABLES.ROUND SABS,DrT-W00D CHAI RS.OH INA A ND ?twtWtAK&PLATBD WARE. TABLE !&?&, JiARGE 1'LATED COFFEE URN. ?v&LEt0,t0"EDSTEADS'BUREAU8 MOQUET, BODY, AND OTHER CARPETS THROUGHOUT THE HOUSES, RUGS, KITCHEN REQUISITES. RANGE, PLATFORM SCALES, ETd!, ETC., AT AUCTION. On Wednesday Morning, Feb. 4, 1891, BEGINNING AT 10 O'CLOCK, (SiPnTli,1S0,1.ltti,e Hotel Rochester, Noa. 021 and CS3 Thirteenth Btrect, and 1233 G street north west, all tho well-kept Furniture, Carpets, etc., contained therein, to which the attention of par ties refurnishing is called. " It will prstbo offered as an entirety, and should not a satisfactory bid bo obtained, it will then immediately bo sold in detail. TERMS CASH. RATCLIFFE, DARR & CO., fol-10 Auctioneers. THOMAS DOWLING, Auctioneer. SALESROOMS, Southwest corner Penn. avenuo and llth street. Particular Attention Given To APPRAISING, CATALOGUING, AND Selling General Merchandise,, REAL ESTATE, PERSONAL PROPERTY, HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, FINE ART WORKS, BOOKS, SECURITIES. PLANTS, LIVE STOCK, VEHICLES, ETC. REGULAR WEEKLY SALES- OF PUEIITUSE, Housefiiriiishing Goods of Every Description, HORSES, CARRIAGES, ETC.; EVERY SATURDAY. N. B No postponement on account of weather. Largest sales-rooms in tho city. THOMAS DOWLING. fel-lt8 Auctioneer. THOMAS DOWLING, Auctioneer THE ELEGANT TURNOUT OF HIS EXCEL---LENCY, Sonhor J. G. Do Almaral Vala'nto,. Minister From Brazil, COMPRISING: Pair of Splendidly Matched Brown Horses, 6 and 7 years old, Perfectly Sound, Prompt and Speedy Drivers; Very Handsome Victoria, Superb Double Set of Silver-Plaied Harness, Silver-Mounted Coupe Harness, in Perfect Order; Robes, Whips, Etc. To bo sold in front of my auction-rooms. Elov SP,ViB.tE9etnnd Pennsylvania avenue, on SAT URDAY, January 31, 1891, at 13 o'clock. N. B. Can bo seen prior to tho salo by card only, which can bo had at tho office of the auc tioneer. THOMAS DOWLING, Auctioneer. 63" THE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED IN consequenco of tho rain until WEDNESDAY. t ebruary 4, 1801, samo hour and place. fel-ltlO THOMAS DOWLING, Auctioneer. DUNCANSON BROS., Auctioneers.. COLLECTION OF WELL-MADE NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, COMPRISING PARLOR SUITES IN SILK PLUSH, TA PESTRY, AND HAIR CLOTH, FINE EBONY CABINET, PRENCH PLATE PIER AND MANTEL MIRRORS, OIL PAINT INGS AND ENGRAVINGS, EXTENSION TABLES, DINING CHAIRS. WALNUT, OAK. AND CHERRY CHAMBER SUITES, NEW HAIR AND HUSK MATTRESSES, FEATHER PILLOWS AND BOLSTERS, WARDROBES, HALL FURNITURE, BRUS SELS AND INGRAIN CARPETS, STOVES, KITCHEN REQUISITES, ETC, ETC. ALSO LOT OF MILLER, MOSLER, AND DETROIT FIRE-PROOF SAFES. To be sold at auction on TUESDAY MORN ING, February 3, 1891, at 10 o'clock, at our-SALES-ROOMS, Ninth and D streets northwests DUNCANSON BROS., fel-3 Auctioneers, PICTTJHE PEAMITO, LATEST STYLES AND LOWEST RATES. SCHMID W S, Artists' and Architects' Supplies 501 NINTH STREET. nlO-tfR BRANCH, 1722 PENNA. AVE. "Ha 1 L,aEAfiiHffi.i s&,Bmm'r?!rzL. - a .