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At the Koquesf of Attorney General Miller.
At tho request of Attorney General Miller
Judge Hoge, of West Virginia, tbo United
States District Attorney fo'r tho District of Co
lumbia, br.s tendered his resignation to tbo
Tho West Virginia Democratic members of
Congress, as well as bis many friends in "Wash
ington, nro indignant at tbo demand for tho
rcsicnatiou of District Attorney Hoge. They
think it n very email piece of business on tho
part of tho Administration to demand tho resig
nation of Judge Hoge before bis term of service
has expired, in view of tbo fact that bis llcpub
lican predecessor, Mr. "Worthlngton, was
allowed to servo out bis full term by l'residcnt
Cleveland. Representative "Wilson, ot West
Virginia, who succeeded Judge Iloco in Con-
ress, eaui yesteraay: "ixo one wuo Knows
udco Hoeo will believe for an instant that ho
has not discharged faithfully and Intelllccntly
all the duties of bis office. Any intimations or
allegations to the contrary aro disengenuous
and contemptible. There can be no reason for
his removal at this time, except that his placo
is wanted for some hungry Republican. It is
disgraceful for tbo Administration to attempt
to excuso or Justify its action on the pretext
that Judge Hoge has not made an efficient
and conscientious District Attorney. It is
disgraceful to romovehim before the completion
of his term of office, after Mr. Cleveland's
courtesy in allowing his predecessor to rotaln
his place until bis commission hnd expired."
Representative Alderson, of West Virginia,
said: "I havo known Judge llogo sinco I was a
boy, and I know him to bo an upright and hon
orable gentleman, lie has discharged faithfully
every duty he has over undertaken, and his re
moval now can bo for no other cause than that
bis place io Arant'ed for some Republican."
They HirvoUeon Loosely Handled, But Xo
Losses Discovered.
Investigation by two experts from the Treas
ury Department into tho aftairs of the disburs
ing officer of tho Coast Survey haB shown a con
dition of looseness which led to tbo misuse of
funds. It is stated that in more than one
instance Mr. Parsons, tho disbursing officer,
turned over to a subordinate clerk in the bureau
funds intended to be devoted to tbo payment of
certain bills or expenses, but that tho cleric
failed to follow instructions, and used tbo
money for purposes of bis own. Tho latter
aftcrwardB mado restitution, and nobody lost
anything. These circumstances led to tho
rumors about the defalcation in tbo Coast Sur
vey Bureau which havo been published.
Impressive "Exorcises by the National
Rifles at the National This Evening.
The memorial exercises of the National
Rifles,' in honor of their dead comrades, will
take nlaco at the National Theatre this evening.
The programme will be substantially that given
in The Hekald last Sunday. Tho Marino
Band, under the leadership of Professor Sousa,
will furnish tho instrumental music, while a
.quartette, composed of Messrs McFarland,
Simons, Yhipple and Lapham,will render Dow's
"Consolation" and "Lead, Kindly Light."
Lieut. E. B Hay will deliver the eulogy, Gen.
Burdett tbo orator, and Mr. Burton T. Doyle
will read an original poem. Tho services will
be very beautiful and impressive and there
will be a large attendance.
The Woman's National Council.
The first triennial meeting of the Woman's
National Council of tho United States will open
in Albaugh's Opera House Sunday, February
'Si, and will continue through tue aua, :itu, anu
25th of February. The Sunday session will be
held in the afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. It will bo
a religious service. Rev. Ida C. Hultin, pastor
of the Unitarian Church of Sioux City, Iowa,
will preach the sermon. Rev. Annie II. Shaw,
(Methodist,) Rev. Myla F. Tupper, (Unitarian,)
Rev. Louise S. Baker, (Congregationallst,) and
Rev. Mary A. Safford, (Unitarian,) will take
part in rending tho Scriptures and hymns, and
In prayer. Mrs. Margaret Bottome, president
of the King's Daughters, will conclude tho
services with an exhortation. This meeting
will be free to the public. On each of the three
following days there will be a morning session
at 10:30 and an evening session at 7:45. Tho
general subjects to be presented at these ses
sions are as follows: Charities and philanthro
pies, work of women in the churches,temperance,
education, tbo political and industrial status of
women, and the organized work and life of
Tho Junior Order U. A. IH.
Constellation Council No. 39, Jr. O. U. A. M.,
'was instituted on the 5th instant, at Dcnison
Hall, by Deputy State Councillor A. "W. Ward
with thirty-two members. A largo number of
brethren from the sister Councils in tho District
and Alexandria were in attendance and they all
prcdipt success for the new Council. Tho of
ficers for tho ensuiug term are: Jr. P. C, E.
"W. Hambleton; C, Samuel Moore; Vice C,
Thomas S. Sergeon; Recording Secretary, Wil
liam L. Boyden; Assistant Recording Secretary,
"W. S.Marks; Financial Secretary, A. II. Hunt;
Treasurer, J. H. Cunningham; Cond., William
Nally; Warden. Frank Scboficld; I. S., II. F.
Burnard; O. S., R. G. Whltten, Trustees, J. D.
Schofield, Jr., II. F. Barnard, and W. S. Marks;
Representatives to State Council, William L.
Boyileri and J. D. Schofield, Jr.; Alternates, J.
E. ThomitH and J. F. Bright; Representative to
F. U. A , George E, Howard.
A New Theory on Lianffuase.
After twenty-two years' research, applica
tion, and experience in the teaching of Ian
guages to Americans and others, one of our
most prominent teachers boldly and conspic
uously sets forth his ideas before tho public in
a woll considered aiticle that appears on tho
second pagoof this Sunday's editiou. Professor
Collierc's standing and rouutatiou in our com
munity as ono of our most 6uccossful teachers
entitles him to a respectful hearing, and how
soever radical may be his views, tliey merit at
leabt attention anu must carry woigut witu
them, if not conviction. Over twenty years
ago the Professor came amongst us quite a
young man and an utter strangor. He imme
diately made his mark iu tho honorable calling
ho chose, and has ever since 6tood preeminent
among Iu'b peers in the piofessiou,
A Great Three Days.' Sale.
King's Palace will begin Monday, February
10, one of tho greatest sales ever held in this
city, tho salo will continue until Wednesday,
Fetiruary 18, iuclusivo. We would advise all of
our lady patrons not to mi63 this great salo of
dry goods, millinery, cloaks, and fancy goods,
comprising all tho latest spring effects at prices
that defy competition. We would refer you to
our advertisement in this paper for the specials
in fancy goods, but ask you to glance at the
Suuday J'ost for full information regarding this
Bale, the same would have been placed in this
paper, but our entire ad, came in too late for
their issue, so wo askyou to look for our spe
cials in tbo Sunday Post. Wo are offering 6omo
.surprising bargaius in our dry goods depart
ment, and would advi6o you to iuspect this
entirely new 6tock of all tho latest novelties in
spring dress f ashionB. Remember, this great Bale
is for three days only, Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday, February 10, 17, and 18. Ladles,
don't mlBB this great sale; it will pay you
King's Palace,
812-814 Seventh street.
Dofoots in tho Treaty for tho Repression
of tho Slnvo Trade.
Tho members of tho Foreign Isolations Com
mittee of tho Senato 6omo days ago gave their
assent to tho chairman to make a favorable re
port from tho commltcoo upon tho treaty for tho
repression of tho African slavo trade and for
tho restriction of tho importation and salo of
spirituous liquors in African territory. It now
appears that that assent was given upon a mis
impression of tho contents of tho treaty, if not,
in fact, in almost total ignorance of the scope
of this important proposed international com
pact. Sluco then tho attention of these mem
bers has been called to publications in tho news
papers relative to several defects or objection
ablo features in this act of tho Brussels confer
ence, and more than ono member has expressed
serious misgivings as to tho propriety of con
senting to tho ratification of tho treaty. In ad
dition to theso misgivings rolatlvo to tho docu
ment itself, the character of ono of tho
agents of the United States who was clothed
with plenipotentiary power to act for this
Government at tho Brussels conference
having been shown up in such unfavorable
light By newspaper publications, it is doubtful
if favorablo action can bn had on tbo treaty at
tho present session of the Senate. In that event
tho treaty would fail, as far as tho United States
Government is concerned, becauso ono of tho
provisions of the agreement is that ratifications
shall be deposited at Brubsels by or before tho
2d of next July. Then it would probably bo in
order for tho European powers which joined
with this Government in making tho treaty to
either extend tho time for deposit of ratifica
tions or to themselves ratify tho act of tho con
vention, irrespective of tho United States, still
hoping to havo the latter Government como
into tho compact at a later time.
The enforced absence of Senator Sherman
with his dying brother In New York delayed
action upon tho treaty by the Senate.
Tho I'ollco Inclined to Suspect tho Des
perado Siinms.
Officer William J. Kenny, of tbo Sixth Pre
cinct, had Charles Slmms, a notorious negro
highwayman, before the Police Court Friday
afternoon, charged with three cases of highway
robbery. Ho 6tood up an old soldier and took
all ho had. Frederick Hooder was his next
victim and from him ho took $19.50; Henry Mc
Ccney was tho third, who banded up $2.50;
James Simms was another whom ho knocked
senseless with a blackjack and when
ho went through him and found nothing,
took his overcoat. About a year ago Slmms
and his pal, Otto Williams, robbed an old gen
tleman in Judiciary Square. Williams escaped,
but Simms was caught. Judgo Miller sent him
to tho grand jury, but that body failed to find
an indictment against him and he was set free,
and ever since has been robbing right and left.
In tho Police Court Simms wnssent to the Grand
Jury under $9,000 bail. The police are now work
ing on a clue that may implicate this pair in tho
recent horrible robbery and murder of Mr.
Heizor, and are inclined to believe that they
arc on tho right track. This pair of highway
men and desperadoes are not above such a deed,
and would not allow murder to stand in their
way, if money was In sight. It will bo remem
bered that Mr. Heizer stated he could not re
member whether his assailants were white or
black so suddenly was ho garroted, but his
description, as far as he was able to tell, tallies
with the men. Simms shot at and tried to kill
Officer Kimmell in Judielary Square, but tho
officer was too quick. Officer Kenney Is work
ing up the case. Simms was arrested by Officer
Lotines, of tho First Precinct, at tho instance of
Officer Kenney.
She Blade Things Lively About tho Smith
sonian for a While.
Ono of the buffalo cows, at tho "Zoo" behind
tho Smithsonian Institute, got out of her pen
yesterday afternoon and mado herself very In
teresting to a largo excursion party of farmers
from Shopherdstown, W. Va. The farmers
thought they know all about cows, and bravely
started in to drive tho big animal back to its
pen. But tho brute bad a snifl! of liberty, and
instead of goine toward tho pen ran directly
away from it, chased by tho farmers, led by ono
weighing over two hundred pounds. They
got Mrs. Buffalo at last cornered,
and advanced boldly toward her expecting
the queen of the plains to meekly submit.
Stattonkeeper Weedon, armed with a pitch
fork, then took charge, and tried to induce tho
buffalo to return, but with a defiant snort, and a
kick of her heels, throwing dirt high in tho
air, the cow mado a charge on tho gang, and
for a time it looked as if there would bo some
ono Injured. Tho big farmers climbed trees,
jumped railings, and ran up against tho Museum
building in their fright, while Mr. Weedon
dropped his pitchfork and ran clear out on ii
street. It was a thrilling scene, and
perhaps the most excited spectators of
it all were the other buffalos who were
bellowing and rushing around their pens in a
violent manner. After chasing all of tho bravo
farmers out of the lot the animal quietly walked
to Its pen and entered as unconcerned as if
nothinc unusual had happened. When she did
this anil tho gate was secured tho farmers con
gregated together and told how it should havo
been accomplished, but wasn't, and Mr. Weedon
returned from B street easy and free. The ex
citement lasted about two hours and there were
about 3,000 people to witness tho sight.
luito Army Orders.
Tho extension of leavo of absence granted
Col. James S. Brisbln, First Cavalry, is further
extended two months on accouut of sickness.
Tho leavo of absence granted Capt. Charles H.
Warrens, Fourteenth Infantry, is extended two
months. Tho following chances in stations and
duties of officers of the Medical Department aro
ordered: Lieut. Col. Charles C, Byrne Is relieved
from duty at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and
will report to the commanding geueral Depart
ment of tho Columbia for duty as medical di
rector of that department, reliovingCol. Bernard
J.D.Irwin. (Jol, Irwin will proceed to at.
Louis, Mo., and report to tho commanding gen
eral Department of tho Missouri for duty as
medical director of that department, relieving
Col. Charles Page. Col. Pago will report to tho
commanding general Division of tho Atlantic
for duty as medical director of that division.
First Lieut. Charles n. Hunter, First Artillery,
will be relieved from duty nt the Military Acad
emy, West Point, Juno 15, 1891, and will then
join his regiment. Capt. Francis E. Pierce,
First Infantry, being Incapacitated for duty on
account of illness, will proceed from Pino
Kldge, S. D., to his home, (Minneapolis, Minn.,)
whero ho is authorized to await further orders.
Post Chaplain Cephas C. Bateman will proceed
to Vancouver Barracks, Wash., for temporary
A Meeting of the Press Club,
Mr. S. H. Kauffmarn, president of tho
National Capital Press Club, has called a
special meeting of the club to perfect its or
ganization and to consider and transact other
business in the Red Parlor of tho Ebbitt House,
on Monday evening, at 8 o'clock. A prompt
and full attendance of members is earnestly re
quested. Military Reservation Abandoned.
Tho President has directed the transfer of
the military reservation of Fort Gibson, Indiau
Territory, to tho Department of the Interior for
disposition under tho law,
Glove Department.
Wo havo thrco Specials In Gloves, and thoy nro
truly wonderful bargains. Tho Roods must bo
seen to bo appreciated, and na tho quantity is
limited wo would adviso you to call early for
your solectlon.
Our regular Sl.fi08-button-longth Suedo Mous
quotnircs, in Tana and Grays, nt
88 Oents.
Our Regular 81.35 4-button Suedo Gloves, in
Tans and Grays, guaranteed and tried on at our
glove counter, at
88 Oents.
About 15 dozou Gloves, In all qualities and all
sizes, from 75o. to $1.75, in black and colors,
slightly soiled from handling and show-dressing.
Your choice at
69 Cents.
Hosiery Department.
Wo offer Children's and Misses' Fast Black
Hose, double knee, white or black foot, llogular
price 33c, at
12 Cents.
Ono lot of Fast Black Hose for Ladles, full
regular mado. Regular price, 25c. and 85c. , at
19 Cents.
Ono lot of Ladies' 50c. Hoso, in all tbo latest
designs, fast colors guaranteed, at
25 Oents.
Wo would call attention to the display mado
in tho windows of tho Philadelphia Oyster House,
513 Eleventh street northwest, of oysters,
sohrimps, lobsters, etc. It is not necessary to
comment on tho way these good things aro
served, as tho reputation of tho house is already
established, and tho most fastidious go away
loud in their praises of its management. Mr.
Yeoman, tho proprietor, gives tho business his
personal attention; nothing escapes his watchful
oyo, always looking to tho comfort of his pa
trons. Polite waiters nro in attendance and
everything 1b as clean as a new pin. Tho ladies'
caffiis a special feature of the establishment,
being entirely separate from tho main dining
room and handsomely furnished. In fact, tho
Philadelphia Oyster House is first-class in all its
Quito an interesting event tho coming week
will bo tho World's Fair, to bo held at tho Light
Infantry Armory. 'I'herowill be booths repre
senting tho various nationalities, tho attendants
being attired in tho costumes of each. An at
tractive featuro will bo tho Indian booth, Walk
ing Pino Tree, a Shoshone Chief, being in attend
ance. A number of curiosities will also bo on
exhibition. Tho programme will bo changed
every night.
Both tho young and the old will welcomo tho
popular prices for tailor-roado clothing that
Bradstroet & Company, 1-117 Pennsylvania ave
nue, aro now offering. You should not fall to
examine their styles and fabnos boforo buying.
Mr. Paul Putzkl has cards out for an ex
hibition of tho work of his pupils and himself
at his studio, 1420 New York av.cnuo, Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday, February 10, 17, and
18. During tho summer vacation Mr. Putzki
mado many sketches in tho Provinces, which may
bo seen now both in china and wuter colors.
During tho past season Mr. Prang inspected Mr.
Putzkl's collection and was much pleased, es
pecially with tho orchids, of which ho has a
largo assortment. Mrs. President Harrison is a
member of his class, and has beon a most dili
gent worker throughout tho season, and eomo of
her work will bo on exhibition. Mrs. ltussell
Harrison la also a pupil when in tho city.
Have you visited tbo Gas Offlco and seen
their variety of gas-heating stoves? If not you
should go at once, as it is a very clover dovice,
aud tho price is within tbo reach of nil.
A very nrtlstio sign is displayed by Messrs.
Wyckoff&Cahlll.realestatoand insurance agents,
ut 810 F street northwest. The sign pictures a
man seated in un nrm-ohalr reading an accident
inBuranco policy. His injured foot rests on a
Btool, and, although tho face shows suffering,
there is comfort and resignation happily illus
trated, Tho sign is thoflnostof its kind in tho
city and Is a credit to tho artist who painted it.
Mr, Joseph W, Collins has presented to the
officers of tho First Preolnot a magnificent ilag
polo of fifty feet, which they aro going to erect
on their building.
Mr. J. Fanning is making rapid progress in
tho erection of the building corner Ninth and
F streets.
The Ladies' Aid of tbo Church of Our Father,
corner Thirteenth and L streets, give their an
nual dinner on Thursday, February 10, from 4:30
to 8 P, M.
Those who havo not soea tho gas beating
stoves should pay a visit to tbo Washington Gas
.A. 1ST 3D
Handkerchief Department.
We offer our regular 7c. and 10c. Handkor
ohlofs, In all patterns, at
5 Cents.
A choice lot or Hand-embroidered Scalloped
Handkerchiefs, extra fine quality linen. Regu
lar price, 35c. and 48c, at
23 Cents.
Our regular 31c. Handkerchief, in plain and
fancy colors, at
12 1-2 Cents.
Wo nro now displaying ndvauco styles in Spring
Dress Goods, Scotch Zephyrs, Ginghams, Sateens,
Dress Trimmings, etc.
A full length Gown, in all sizes. Laco around
collar and down front. Regular price, 30c, at
29 Cents.
53?Only a limited quantity. So call early.
A double Yoke Back and Front Gown. Full
length, superior quality linen laee, trimmed
around neck and front. Regular value,. 50c, at
41 Cents. "
Our regular 89c. Gown, excellent quality.
Yoke mado with 16 tucks. 3 rows of Hamburg in-
sorting, finished around neck and front with full
enmono rume, youo unisnca, with nerring-oone
trimming, at
65 Oents.
Chemise in all Prices from lie. up.
Special Bargains in Our
Company. Thoir stock embraces a vast collec
tion of styles and designs, and thoso who nro
looking for suoh an article will fipd theso a very
useful household implement in case of an emer
gency. Tho Washington City Kennel Club, which
will bold its first annual bench show at the Hid
ing Academy March 17, 18, 19, and 20, haB issuod
its premium list in neat pamphlet form.
Among tho progressive men of this city is Mr.
Abraham Fisher, real estate broker, 015 E street
northwest. Less than ono year ago hoboughttho
property where ho is now located, (it being at that
tlmo a largo boarding house,) and immediately
began to roraodol it by tearing out tho front, nnd
arranging tho interior suitable for offices. The
first iloor, consisting of two largo parlors, was
made into one room, and fitted up In magnificent
stylo. Tho woodwork is finished In natural wood,
nnd tho walls and ceiling handsomely frescoed.
This room Mr. Fisher uses as his main or general
business office, which is turnlshcd in a stylo bor
dering on luxury, and is occupied by sovcral
oierke, both male and female, who aro kept busy
attending to their respective duties pertaining to
tho already largo and increasing business of
thoir employer. Tho entire front of tho offlco is
of plato class, handsomely lettered in gold. In
tho rear of this the main oillco is Mr. Fisher's
privato office, and tho visitor, after feaBting his
oyes in admiration of tho grandeur of tho main
offlco, visits tho privato office, and upon entering
is led to exclaim, "This is a thing of beauty and
n joy lorover." But this is not all. Tho business
is conducted with tho regularily of clockwork,
and Mr. Fisher boasts of tho efficiency of his
olorks and tho correctness witli which his busi
ness is expedited. His ollontngo is largo and on
tho increase, his word is his bond, and ho is n
thoroughly reliable business man, and bids fair
to rank as ono qf the leading real estate dealers
of tho Nation's Capital. If you want to buy,
sell, or rent property call ut 015 E street north
west, and consult Mr. Fisher, no is well posted
in prices, and he will give you tho benefit of his
Mr. P. T. Berry has succeeded tho lato For
rest Dodge in tho real estate business ut 1214
Thirty-first street uorthwesc.
- Drink TonnhnuBer beer. II.Beuzlcr.
Messrs. Baldwin & Baldwin havo opened
offices at 915 F street northwest.
Now 1b tho time, Wo will pny big money for
gents' first-class second-hand clothing. Adurosa
or call at Justh's old stand, 017 D streot n. w.
"Willis Peyton's Inheritance," a reallstio
Washington story, is for sale at all newsdealers,
and tho trade can bo supplied at tho Washington
NewB Company.
Mr. F. G. Aukam has located at corner Sixth
and F streets uorthwost and is offering real
estate for salo and rent.
Ladies' suedo slippers, in all colors, at S3,50,
at National Hotel Shoo Store,
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Ounuda Wouldn't Consent.
Halifax, N. S., Feb, 14, Sir John Thomp
son declared emphatically that tho Canadian
government would never consent to givo the
United States the right to Canada's in-Bhoro
fisheries, and that no reciprocity arrangements
which Canada would make would over em
brace such a concession.
T A rTT1
Our regular 50c Skirt, with deep cambric ruflle,
with 4 tuoks and 4 tucks above ruflle, superior
quality, at
41 Cents.
A Ilnndsomo Skirt, mado of excellent cotton,
trimmed with cambric ruflle, edged with linen
Torchon lace, regular prlco, 75c, at
50 Cents.
Our regulnr S1.25 Skirt, excellent quality,
trimmed with Hamburg embroidered ruflle 9
inches wide, with tucks above ruflle, at
98 Cents.
A Good Quality Drawers, trimmed with linen
lace, with 4 tuoks above, regular price 29c, at
21 Cents.
Our regular 59c Drawer, in two different pat
terns, linen laco trimmed and wide Hnmburg
embroidery, at
45 Cents.
Elegant Quality Drawers, edged with deep em
broidered ruflle, inserting to match, 7 tucks,
regular prlco 75c, at
59 Cents.
Perfect in All of Its Details.
In noticing the many marked improvements
and enterprises that are being doveloped daily in
our great city, none is more worthy of mention,
than tho model oyster and chop liouso opened
last evening'at 520 Tenth street northwest by
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fick. In order to give
an interesting and definite account of this now
establishment it is well to mention that Mr.
Fick has been in tbo oyster business since he
was eighteen years of age, giving him an ex
perience of twenty-fivo years. It is needless to
say that thiB long experience has enabled him
to servo this popular fish in overy stylo
immaginable. and to please tho most fastidious
epicurean. Tho establishment, now occupied
haB been remodeled and equipped with all tho
modern improvements requisite for conducting
a first-class ladles' and geutlomen'B oyster chop
house. Much tasto ha6 been displayed by Mrs.
Fick in giving tho premises a domestic finishing
touch that make ono feel that they are sur
rounded by all tho comforts of homo on en
tering tho Jadies' or gentlemens' apartments.
Tho first room, on entering from the streot, is
exclusively for gentlemen, and is finished in
hard wood, with everything to cor
respond. On tbo left, on entering
is tho handsome marble-top raw counter (as it
Is called) where oysters of every size and kind
is served on tho half-shell or by tho plato.
Handsome oak tables, seating four porsons,
and trimmed with glittering china and silver
ware are artistically arranged in this rooin,where
oysters in overy conceivable stylo is served, as
woll as other eatables too numerous to mention,
served by experienced and polito waiters.
Adjoining tho gentleman's dining-room is tho
dining-room for ladies, reached from tho
street by a private entrance, making
it as secluded as one could desire.
This apaitment is handsomely carpeted, having
laco curtains at tho windows, and tho tables and
tableware corresponding with that of tho gen
tlemon's dining-room. In tho rear of tho dining-rooms,
and on the samo lloor, is tho model
kitchen, presided over by Mr. William Wiu
fleld, of Philadelphia, who enjoys a reputation
second to none as a conuolsseur on serving
oysters. They make a specialty of their salads
and chops, for which they havo an envied repu
tation. They are going to inaugurate what
will bo kuown as a noon lunch, from 13
to 2 P. M., enabling clerks and the public
generally to secure an excellent lunch for a
moderate sum, which no doubt will prove quite
popular. On Sundays tho houso will bo opeu
from 4 P. M. to 13. The proprietors desire it
to bo known that their oyster houso at tho cor
ner of Sixth aud C streets northwest will con
tinue to do business at the old stand, It is not
necessary to sav that their now enterprise will
be a success. Hundreds thronged tho dining
rooms last eyeniug.
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Police Oonrt Jurisdiction.
The Hoii6e yesterday passed tho bill to defino
the jurisdiction of the Police Court of the Dis
trict of Columbia,
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