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Everybody is happy and smiling at tho Execu
tive Mansion, tho Tresidcnt's family having
all returned safely from tho tour through tho
country. The President received a largo del
egation in tho East Boom at noon yesterday.
Tho Whito House has on its summer suit of
linen wrappers and matted floors, and IooIjb
fresh and sweet as a daisy. Tho family kept
unusually late morning hours on Saturday,
the day after their arrival, but at 3 P. M. Mr.
and Mrs. MeKee appeared on tho portico
ready for an afternoon drive. Mrs. McKco
sayB that the journey was most delightful
throughout, but, varied as was ita in
cidents, sho has not had so much leisure
for afternoon naps as while going tho
grand rounds. Each one had a section
berth to himself in tho cars and between
stopping places she could go to bed with a
novel and have no fear of a "caller" until tho
next station was reached. Tho cities passed
throuch and tho scenery were charming, but
no place is quite so handsome or homelike as
Washington and the south portico of tho
"White House commands a prospect more
beautiful then any seen elsewhere, 6he says.
On Monday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. McKeo
will return to Indianapolis to attend tho wed
ding of Miss Lyna McKee, sister of Mr. Me
Kee. which takes place on Wednesday. Mrs.
McKee will be away from Washington some
five days, when she will return here to remain
until 6he and Mrs. Russell Harrison sail for
Europe, June 3.
Mr. Halford, the President's private secre
tary, and daughter arc expected on the 19th in
stant. Miss Sangstcr,tho White House stenographer,
will be back from Syracuse, N. Y., some time
Dr. Scott, Mrs. Harrison's father, who re
sides at the White House with tho President's
family, is preparing to go to Port Townsend,
Wa6h.. on a visit to his son, Judge John N.
Scott, who Is an attorney there.
Thursday evening at the National Rifles'
Hall the pupils of the Misses Baden's dancing
Echool gave their May ball, the closing event
of a most successful season. There were two
hundred and twenty pupils present. The in
vited guests, parents, and friends swelled tho
companj' to nearly seven hundred. The
programme presented all the newest society
dances and was beautifully executed. Tho
first hour of the evening the junior members
of the school were given the exclusive use of
the floor. Their exercises began with a trrand
march, which was led by Master Ralph
Johnstone, Miss Bes6ie Keach, Master Fred
B. Low, and Mi6s Elba Dickey. At the con
clusion of the march there was a circle
dance, after which come the crown
ing event of the evening, "The
Minuet." The dignity and grace of
this dance of our ancestors was never more
perfectly carried out than by these twenty
four young misses and masters, all in court
costumes. The Minuet was led by Walter
Collins, Annie Fitzhugh, Harold Scudder, and
ElizabethMay. Following these were Eugene
Crandel, Lilly Drany, Scott Magill, Mignon
Nixon, Claude Lunsford, Nellie Nxon,
Charles Yeatman, Marion Garrett, Charles
Young, Maud Deimar, Reed Magill, Florence
Keach, Lee Crandel, Irene Moore, Howard
Shuster, Ethel Hughes, Willie Abbe, Janie
Carlton, Frank Moore, and Claire Brayley.
The young friends of Miss May O'Neal last
Monday evening gathered at the young lady's
home, 2111 H street, to offer their congratula
tions upon her sixteenth birthday anniversary.
Although It was Informal, tho evening was
pleasantly passed by all nresent. After en
joying several hours of "dancing, etc., the
gueBts were invited to partake of an elegant
supper. Some of those present were Mi6ses
Littlefleld, O'Neal.Cobaugh, Hilton, Caldwell,
Daly, Wetzel, Reynolds, Carroll, Bandle,
Stephan, Jones, and Smith, and Messrs.
Haldeman, Haas, Brown, Jones, Carroll, Alli
son, Hodge, Blackford, Reynolds, Meedlng,
Caldwell, and Tardie.
The fortnightly hops of the Potomac Ath
letic Club will shortly bo resumed at their boat
house, the following committee having been
appointed to manage the affairs: Messrs. J.H,
Horab, T. II. Brown, Walter n. Pumphrcy,
Leonard Bradley, Will T. Norton, J, C. Nor
rls, II. B. Merrltt, Walter Butterwortb, F. L.
Donnelly, and C. J. Benson. Tho first dance
will take place the first week In June.
The many friends of Mr. Samuel A. Foot
will be pleased to learn that be has accepted
an important position with the Chicago and
Northwestern Railroad Compauy, having re
signed his position In the Geological Survey
to do so, He will leave for his post of duty
In ChJcago early In July.
Mrs. Samuel Merrill ("Jean KInkald")
gave an at home In North Cambridge, Mass.,
on May 7, In honor of Mrs. Edward Koby, of
Chicago; Mrs. Georee E. Pickett, of this city,
and Rev. Caroline J. Bartlett, of Kalamazoo.
The last meeting of the season of tho Short
Story Club will be held at the residence of
Mrs. G. Crandell, 010 II 6treet northwest, on
Wednesday evening, at 8 o'clock. An Interest
programme Is being prepared.
Harry J. Tyndale, the Indefatigable and
popular agent of the Faber Pencil Company,
of New York, spent the week In the city
working up their interest in the Government
Mr6. Baggett and Miss Baggett have moved
out to Rockvllle, where they will reside for
the next two months, thence going to their
villa at Atlantic City.
Mrs. L. De F, Jennings will give a tent
lunch on Tuesday at Glen Echo in honor of
Mrs. Senator Dolph and several other well
known society ladles.
Mr6. and Miss Helntzleman are at Atlantic
The Bellvue Dairy Farm iuvite their cus
tomers to give their system a personal inspection,
Miss Mao Morrow, for four years connected
with Dr. Ueloy's division of tho Patent Of
fice, and whoso serious illness at ouo timo
during tho past threo months seriously
alarmed her many friends hero, was married
on tho 12th instant at the house of her uncle,
Mr. R. A. Pierce, chief constructor of tho Fall
River line of 6teamcrs at Newport, R. I., to
Mr. S. A. Bates, a prominont patent attorney
of Portland, Me. Mr. and Mrs. Bates will
go to Colorado for a sojourn sufficient to In
sure tho latter's complete restoration to
health, after which they will make Now York
their home. Miss Morrow's fellow clerks of
the Patent Office joined in supplying as a
wedding present several handsome furnishings
for tho bride's futuro home.
Miss May O'Neal's sixteenth birthday was
delightfully celebrated on Tuesday evening
by an informal gathering of her friends. Tho
young people greatly oujoyed dancing to tho
good mu6lc provided. A handsome supner
rounded off tho enjoyment ot the evening.
Among tho guests wero tho Misses Cobaugh,
O'Neal, Wotzol, Reynolds, Daly, Caldwell,
Hilton, Bandle, Carroll, Stephan, and Little
field, and Messrs. Brown, Blackford, Cald
well, Moeding, Hodge, Haldeman, Haas,
Reynolds, Carroll, and Allison.
Mrs. Lippincott, (Grace Greenwood,) having
decided to make her futuro home in this city,
has taken a house on New Jersey avenue,
where sho is tho next-door neighbor of her
brother, Maj. Clarke. Washington literary
circles may congratulate themselves on the
acquisition of this gifted woman as a resident
of this city.
Hon. and Mrs. Benjamin Butterwortb left
the city on Wednesday for a visit West. Mrs.
Mary Butterworth Howe will remain hero un
til the last week in June, when, in company
with Dr. and Mrs. Roosa and Miss Florence
Miller, she will 6all for Europe to 6pend the
summer in travel on the Continent.
Mrs. Anderson, wife of Judge Anderson, of
Salt Lake, is in the city for a visit of several
weeks to her mother, Mrs. R. A. McCoy, of
1200 N street northwest. Later on Judge
Anderson will join his wife here, and they
will spend July at the seashore.
Miss Mary Caldwell, in company with her
chaperone, Mrs. Donnelly, will spend the
.greater part of the warm season at Newport,
where Baron and Baroness Zedwltz will join
her late In August, after visiting Beyrouth for
tue musical iesuvai.
Mr. Van Ness Phillips, of Georgetown
Heights, entertained a party of friends at a
garden fute on Tuesday in tho beautiful
grounds surrounding his home. Mr. Phillips
will spend tho summer in Europe.
Col. Charles P. and Mrs. Lincoln are enter
taining at their home on Euclid Place Miss
Bailey, of the National Soldiers' Home, Va.,
and Mrs. H. P. Parmelee and Mr. Linns Par
melee, of Hillsdale, Mich.
Mrs. Dr. Williams, of 922 French street, and
dauehter, Miss Carolyn, have gone to Naples,
N. Y., where they will spend the Bummer
with relatives and at their cottage on
Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Douglass are among the
number who will sail away for foreign shores
for a summer rest. St. John's Church will bo
closed during the summer for repairs and re
furnishing. Mrs. B. U. Keyser, accompanied by her son,
Mr. E. W. Keyser, and two daughters, will
sail on Wednesday for an extended trip to
Europe, to be absent about six or eight
Mrs. Dorsey Clagett, who has been visiting
her sl6ter,Mrs. Powell, at Fort Ontario, N. Y.,
has returned to this city. Mr. and Mrs. Clagett
are at tho Hamilton House.
Miss Emily S. Despard, of Parkersburg, W.
Va., is In the city visiting her relatives, Rev.
and Mrs. G. F. Williams, at Christ Church
rectory, East Washington.
Mr. Justice and Mrs. Blatchford will occupy
their villa at Newport during the summer.
They will remain at their home on K street
until the last of May.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Hartman will re
main in their handsome apartments, 1530 I
street, until their departure for the sea-shore
Mrs. Maude M. Watson, of the Toledo
Commercial staff, is taking her vacation by a
visit to her husband's parents at 000 M street
Mr6. Thomas G. Henscy has been very ill
at her homo on New York avenue since her
return from New York City, but is now slowly
Mrs. George T. Morrow, Jr., of Nyack-on-the-IIudson,
is spending a few weeks with her
mother, Mrs. C. B. Smith.
Owing to a death in the family Mrs. Butter
field omitted her Wednesday evening whist
Mrs. A. G. Wilkinson, of K street, and her
daughter, Mrs. Hodgkins, are at Atlantic City.
Miss Lizzie Maloney, of Q street, who has
been ill for some weeks, is slowly recovering,
Mrs. nitt, her mother, Mrs. Randolph, and
the Masters Ilitt sailed for Europe yesterday.
Mrs. John A. Logan, accompanied by Miss
Pullman, sailed for Europe on Thursday.
Judge and Mrs. Bancroft will take their
customary European trip this summer.
Miss Llllio Thompson, of Jersey City, Is the
guest of Miss Murphy, of I street.
Commodore and Mrs. John Irwin are visit
ing Mr6. Williams at 2429 K street.
Mrs. J. Thompson Swann left on Thursday
for her homo at Princeton, N, J.
Mrs. Maxwell, of Winchester, Va., is the
guest of Mrs. and Miss Okie.
The Bellvuo Dairy Farm "guarantee" their
Miss Jordan, who is in chnrgo of tho
"Woman's Department" of tho Now York
Herald will vi6lt Mrs. and Miss Okio in this
city next week.
Rev. Charles E. Murray, of Wilmington,
Del., with Mrs. Murray and Miss Knight, aro
visiting Dr. and Mrs. Hord at 1702 Nine
Tho strawberry festival for tho benefit of
the Foundling Hospital was begun on Tues
day at tho residence of Mrs. Tlsdcl, 1323 Thir
Mrs. William M. Ffoulke, of Massachusetts
avenue, was among the prominent Americans
presented by Mrs. Lincoln to tho Queen on
Ex-Commlsstoncr and Mrs. Edmuuds, of
1625 K street, have arrived in Europe and Mr.
Edmunds's health is greatly benefited by tho
Tho last meeting for this 6ca6on of tho
"Daughters of tho Revolution" will be held at
the residence of Mr6. Cabell on the 26th In
stant. Miss Virginia Peachy Wise, who camo on
for the wedding of Miss Annie Peachy, has
left tho city to visit her uncle, Hon. John S.
Sirs. Mary A. Bartlett, of Capitol Hill, is re
covering from her recent illness, and is now
visiting her son at 601 Second street north
east. Mr. Basil St. Claire and Miss Fayette St.
Claire have been summoned to Paris by the
alarming illness of their grandfather.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Taylor and Mr.
and Mrs. Will II. Fowler are housekeeping at
2009 Massachusetts avenue.
Colonel and Mrs. James M. Whittemoro
will sail for Europe tho latter part of June,
accompanied by their niece.
Mrs. H. P. Randolph, of 25 Lafayette
Square, Is recovering from a serious illness of
Beveral weeks' duration.
Mr. J. Lamb Doty is at the Belmont visjting
his mother. Mr. Doty is United States consul
at tho Society Islands.
Mrs. . Emily L. Sherwood, who has been
absent from tho city for the past ten days,
returned on Thursday.
Miss 01earBull,of Cambridce,-Mass., isstay
ing in thi6 city with Mrs. R. C. Fisher, of 1225
Mrs. B. H. Hinds, of Elizabeth, N. J., is
visiting her brother, Mr. Charles F. Moore,
No. 2018 H street.
Mr. and Mrs. Cabell will give a soiree
Francais on Saturday evening at 1407 Massa
Mrs. Lelter and Ml6s Pauline Leiter were
presented at the Queen's drawing-room on
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lowell aro at home to
their friends on Wednesdays at 506 B street
Miss Virginia Justice, of Philadelphia, Is
in tho city visiting her aunt, Mrs. Edwin Le
masure. Col. Nat Tyler and family will summer at
TakomaPark, whero they have rented ahouse.
Madame Romero will spend next week in
New York with her relative, Mrs. Ackley.
Miss Flora Hastings, who Ib now at Fortress
Monroe, Is expected home on Tuesday.
Mrs. Harrell Is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
Slaker, at Fortress Monroe.
Dr. Armlstead Peter 16 home from his brief
visit to Atlantic City.
Miss Clare Billings has returned from her
vi6lt to New York.
Mrs. Frank Gordon has gone North for the
Lieut. Beatty and bride are at Fortress
Class Organization at High. School.
The class of '91 of the High School organized
Wednesday. Tho meetiug was called to order
by Mr. Cockrell, tho president of tho "High
School Commonwealth," and Mr. Moore was
appointed temporary secretary. Tbo election
of officers resulted: President, Mr. John B. Sle
raan;FIrstVlco President, Miss Lizzie A. Glbbs;
Second VIco President, Miss C'ocolia P.Dulln,
Secretary, Miss Shulllo; Treasurer, Mr. Tracy
homBon; nistorlan, Mr. Ewing Cockrell;
Orator, Mr. J. Walter Barber; Poet, Miss
Edith R. Webster. Mr. Sleman took tho chair
amid a storm of applause. He is one of the
most popular members of tho class, and, in
addition to serving as assistant business
Manager of the Review, and business manager
of the Jlecord, has held many offices In the
various school organizations. It waB decided
that all who have at any time been identified
with the class, but who are not at present at
tending the school, should ho enrolled as
honorary members. The class left to the
executive committee tho details of the gradu
Office for the Chesapeake
Tho Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
has just established a new and finely appointed
ticket office at 1421 Pennsylvania avenue.
This office, which Js opened for tho con
venience of the many up-town patrons of this
popular route, is in addition to tho ono so
long occupied at 513 Pennsylvania avenue,
corner Sixth street, which will bo maintained
Another Stax Feature.
Tho announcement of another of Baum's
Star sales seems to have Interested very lady in
AYashington. In spite of yesterday's un
satisfactory weather they wero very busy at
Baum's. The Star 6alehas announced bargains
that economical buyers aro anxious to take
Why do I drink Tannhaueer beer ? Because
it is the best in the market,
MEANER & DAVIS
928 and 930 F Street.
WE HAVE RECEIVED OUR
New Styles and Choice
Novelties for Spring
IN LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S
SHOES anil SLIPPERS.
These goods aro fresh from tho fac
tory, and wo have them in all different
"styles and materials.
OUR OXFORD TIES
In Patent Leather and French Kid and all
Shades of Ooze Calf are Fresh and New Do
signs. MEN'S DEPARTMENT.
WE ARE MAKING
MEN'S AND BOY'S SHOES
A Leading Feature in Our Business,
and have spared no time and money
to get together tho Finest and Largest
Assortment of all Desirable Styles
Hathaway, Soulo & Harrington,
At $3, $&, and $5.
Patent Leather Haml-Scwcd Shoes, 85.
THE FIFTH AVENUE
Ladies' Suits, Etc.,
J. PFLEGING-, Manager.
(Formerly with J. W. Bell, 5th Ave.,
1016 Connecticut Avenue.
Carroll Springs Sanitarium,
A Homoeopathic and Hygienic
Designed for residents of Washington seeking
a health resort within eaBy distance
of their homes.
FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS
BR. . H. WRIGHT,
Forest Glen, Maryland.
PROPOSALS FOR ICE. WAR DEPART
ment, Supply Division, April 22, 1891.
Sealed proposals, in duplicate, will be received
at this offlce until 12 o'clock noon FRIDAY,
May 22, 1891, for supplying this Department
and its Bureaux with Ice during the fiscal year
ending June 80. 1892. Tho ice must bo of tho
best quality, solid, clear, and free from snow
or other ImpuritleB, and must be delivered at
tho several Bureaux and offices of tho War
Department In Washington, and weighed upon
tho Department scales. Dally deliveries, ex
cepting Sundays and recognized holidays,
will bo required. The quantity required is es
timated at 700,000 pounds, more or lees. A
bond, with approved security, will bo required
in case of award. The Government reserves
the right to reject any and all bids and to
waive defects. Bidsmustbeinclosed insealed
envelope, indorsed on tho outside 'Proposals
for Ice," and addressed to the uudersfgned,
M. R. THORP, Supply Division, War Depart
"Fau6t Beer" takes the lead,
5,000 yards India Linen, 80 Inches wide, Sc.
For Monday, 5c. porynrd.
700 yards 10c.-Chcckcd Nainsook.
For Monday, 0c. per yard.
900 yards Plaids and Striped India Linen,
10c. per yard.
This is our special for Monday ouly. None
of these goods sold at same prices after this
(White Goods Department, first floor,
Seventh-street annex.) "
Wo have about 35 remnants of Embroidered
Flannels, In suitable lengths for skhtn and In
Aho a few more pieces of Colored Em
broidered Flannels at onc-thlrd less than the
These can be found on our first floor, next
to Flannel Department.
Now is the timo to buy Graduating and Con
firmation Dress Goods.
Pure White Cashmere, Albatross, Mohair,
Nun's Veiling, and French Batiste, 88 inches
wide, at 50c. per yard.
Cream Henrietta and Serge, 40 inches wide,
at 55c. per yard.
Cream Batiste, Albatross, Serge, Mohair, and
Nun's Veiling, 38 inches wide, at 50c. per
Checked Mascot and Stripe Cashmere, 42
inches wide, at 59c. per yard.
Cream Nun'6 Veiling, Mohair, Albatross, 40
inches wide, at 02ic per yard.
Something new in a Check and Satin
stripe Novelty, 40 inches wide, at 75c. per
Cream and Whito Mohair, Henrietta, Crepe
D' Virginia and Serge, 40 inches wide, .at 75c.
and $1 per yard.
White and Cream Serge, 42 and 40 inches
wide, 75c. and 85c. per yard.
Silk Warp Lansdowne, Feather Cloth,
Henrietta, Convent Cloth, Clarietto Cloth, and
Satin Flower Stripe, 40 inches wide, at $1.25 per
Detachable WaBhablo Cap for Infants. Can
bo taken apart and laundried at home. Made
of embroidered mull, edged with Valenciennes,
lace, butterfly bow on top, and laced with 6ilk
This Is cheap for a Cap that can bo used
time and time again; laundried a6 often as.
you wish this cap will always be presentable.
We control thi6 Ingenious little article for
Washington. If you onco try ono of these
caps you will really see Its advantages. You.
know tho Httlo tots will soil their caps, and
in majority of cases fine caps are then thrown
away. This is now a thing of the past.
Second floor for our Patent Detachable
Caps. Our Toilet Deparment at all times offers
real good values we stock only tbo most re
liable Soaps and Extracts none others al
lowed In our place. So this must be evident
to you how special are tho bargains enumer
Blue Bells, a very fine triple extract, only
19c. per oz.
Phrosteen, for the complexion, only 14c.
Floral Dentine, for imparting to tho teeth a
pearl-like whiteness, strengthening the gums,
and rendering the breath sweet and pure, only
14c. per tube.
Very Fine Triple Extract, 2-oz. bottles; for
mer price 50c. per bottle. Special price, 25c
Superior Bay Rum, only 15c per bottle.
Alpine Violet Toilet Water, only 85c. per
8-oz. bottles of Florida Water, per bottle,
12c. This is a special price.
420, 422, 424, 420 SEVENTH STREET.
TO THE I. A PIES!
WE HAVFi OPENED A NEW AND SELECT
HAMBURG EDGINGS AND INSEUTINGS.
SWISS AND NAINSOOK EMnilOlD-
EUY. ORIENTAL, TORCHON,
MEDIOIS, AND OTHER
TRIMMING LACES in all tho Newest Designs.
MAGNIFICENT STOCK OF
tallies' nnd ChUtlrcii'B HOSIE11Y, COK-
SETS, UNDERWEAR, KID, SII.IC, una
MSIiE THREAD GLOVES nnd
MITS, In nil tho Newest Slindon
nnd lowest 1'rlcos.
FINE SELECTION OF
DRESS TRIMMINGS. BUTTONS. RIDBONS,
FANCY NETS' RUOH-
ART EMBROIDERY GOODS.
ELEGANT LINE OF
Infants' nnd Children's EMBROIDERED
nnd SHIRRED CAl'S, TAM O'SIIAN-
TER8, MULL nnd GINGHAM
HATS, in Groat Variety
And nil Prices.
INFANTS' LONG AND SHORT DRESSES,
CLOAKS, AND AVALKING SUITS.
FOR SUMMER WEAR,
AND ALL KINDS
Children's Furnishing Goods.
008 NINTH STREET,
OPPOSITE PATENT OFFICE.
Ballantine's Pale Extra Beer cures the la
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