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THE SUNDAY HERALD. SUNDAY, MAY 24, 1801.
FOR NEGLIGE SHIRTS
OUR JURY SYSTEM.
CONTINUATION OF THE BANKRUPT SALE
OIF1 ZEPZZLnTE SHOES
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900 SEVENTH STREET. CORNER OF r
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Oh e Hundred Dozeti Fine SATIN DE CHINE SHIRTS, 2rctty as
silk, cut full size and length, latest style collars attached,
ONLY $1 EACH.
CHEVIOT and MADRAS SHIRTS,
ONLY $1.25 EACH.
Finest CHEVIOT and ZEPHYR SHIRTS, laundered,) latest
style collars and deep cuffs attached,
ONLY $2 AND $2.50 EACH.
OLIVER P. BURDETTE,
SOLE AGENT FOR
Keep's Shirts and Men's Furnishings.
McELROY'S ART STORE,
1003 PENNA. AVENUE.
ETCHINGS, ENGRAVINGS, WATER COLORS, PHOTO
GRAPHS, and PHOTOGRAVURES.
PICTURE FRAMES in Gold, White and Gold, Silver, Ivory,
and in all kinds of Hard Wood.
REGILDING OLD FRAMES A SPECIALTY. PAINTINGS CLEANED, RESTORED, AND
VARNI8HED. PICTURES HUNG, BOXED, AND SHIPPED AT SHORT NOTICE.
TAKOMA WATER,
A Pure, Sparkling, Healthful Table Water,
At a price within the reach of all. Government analysis 6hows thi6 to be the Purest Water on
the market. A remarkable remedy for disorders of the kidneys, liver, stomach, and bowels.
For Sale J)y tlie Takoma Park Springs Company,
WO. 620 F STBEET, WASHING-TOM, D. O.
CAJDiXj TTOIt PRICES -A.iVJD SAIUPLE TJETDE "WVTJEH.
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Philadelphia, 1783.
ZEST-AJSDLilSEGEr
Bnltimore,1.879.
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Chronic Headaches are often caused by defective Eye-Sight. Properly adjusted Spectacles fre
quently give permanent relief. Perfect satisfaction given, or money refunded.
F. W. IVicALLEST
OPTICIAN,
E3II F ST. N. W.,
Branch of No. 3 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Bid.
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GAS HEATING STOVES.
WE HAVE IN STOCK THE FOLLOWING HEATING STOVES-
CHEERFUL HEATERS. ' . ' - MX m ;
SUN CHEERFUL.
SUNSHINE.
TIDAL W AYE.
COUPON.
CHAMPION
YAN WIE.
,, ; , CYLINDERS.
-.-' w REFLECTORS.
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RANGING IN PRICE FROM $4 UPWARD. ALSO,
SPECIAL STOVES FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT CO.
''Faust Beer" is pure.
"Faust Beer" is old.
Likelihood Thnt tho District, Lawyers
Will Join In a Movement to IJuvo Its
Defects Kcmodlcd nt tho Next .Session
of Congress.
"Hero is a pointer for you," said a piomi
ncnt member of tho bar to a Sunuav JIeuam)
reporter. "For some years pa6t the matter
has been discussed among tho members of tho
bar, and 1 think it will take shape when Con
gress reassembles. 1 refer to the inadequacy
of our jury system in promoting tho ends oC
justice. I do not suppose that wo aro worse
off hero than in other parts of tho country in
this relation, but Ex-Attomcy-Gencral Brew
ster had a good deal of standing ground when
he made his sweeping declaration, that tho
jury system was a farce in this District after
he had been beaten in the Star Koute trials.
For example, tho jury list, or box with eligi
ble names, is made up by a committco of gen
tlemen appointed by tho court, and they aro
alwaj's estimable citizens, but their method is
to put into the jury box the names of every
one they can think of and when memory does
not servo them they fail back upon the city
directory. Anybody, white or black, a citizen
who bas never been convicted of an infamous
crime, is considered a competent juror. At
least one-half of the solid business men drawn
on tho jurle6,wb.osescrvIco would bo beneficial
to the public, mauago to get excused on al
leged pressure of engagements, and so on, aud
their places are filled with talesmen picked up
on tho streets at random or from tho profes
sional hangers-on of the City Hall.
"It is not worthwhile mailing an argument
against the defects existing. "Every' lawyer
here knows it. And that police court jury
trial business is the worst of all. It is a roar
ing farce. Talk about our Anglo-Saxon an
cestors, 'the body of the hundred,' 'the jury
system,'thc Palladium of our liberty,' and such
rot, why, any man who simply wanted just
ice would prefer to have his case settled by
tho judge on tho bench, who is presumed to"
be honest and learned in the law, in prefer
ence to having it ' jugcled with by tho igno
ramuses of the average jury.
"Now out in Maryland, for Instance, either
In a criminal or civil action, the defendant
may elect whether his case shall be tried be
fore the judge or before a jury. That's what
the Bar Association will seek to have estab
lished in tho District. And while this might
interfere with tho practice and emoluments of
the silver-tongued orators and alleged jury
flxers, the cause of justice in this tialli'wlck
would certainly bo enhanced. A bill has al
ready been carefully prepared embodying a
change in our methods of trials, and I have
no doubt that it will receive the united sup
port of the District legal fraternity.
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THE NEW BATHING BEACH.
Work on It "Will Be Pushed ns Rapidly
as 1'osslble.
Mr. W. R. Stevens, who has charge of the
free bathing beach authorized by Congress at
the foot of the Washington Monument grounds,
said to a Herald reporter: "The contract was
given out on Wednesday to Mr. P. Frawley to
grade the ground for tho bathing beach im
mediately. As soon as he gets a portion of it
graded another contractor will begin to place
the sand upon it, and at the same time some
other contractor will bo at work constructing
the houses. Arrangements have already been
made for driving the piles to construct two sub
stantial wharves, 60 that the whole matter may
now be said to be in rapid progress. The
work will be begun before you go to press,
and we Intend to have the baths readv for use
before the end of Juue.
"There will be no restriction placed upou
bathing, except that every one Is expected to
provide a decent bathing suit. As far as tho
segregation of the sexes is concerned, each
house will have a centre division with sixtepn
roomsou each side, each provided with lock
and key. As far as bathing is concerned, the
waters will be freo to males and females to
bathe together, just as at any watering-place.
Any improper conduct will subject the party
to immediate arrest. Wo will avoid any dis
play of the color line by devoting two houses
at one end of the beach to the whites and two
at the other end to tho colored people, 800
feet apart, and they will not be permitted to
mingle while in the water. This matter is
looked forward to with a great deal of hope,
where all Washluctonians who enjoy tho
water, without expense and no requirement ex
cept good behavior, can be In the way of enjoy
ing the privileges of the beach."
The Patent-Leathor Shoe.
It is only within tho last year or so that the
patent-leather shoe has been used to any great
extent for every-day wear. But it has grown
mlehtlly In popular favor, and is to-day con
sidered by well-dressed people as almost in
dispensable. Aside from tho neat, finished
appearance which it lends to tho well-dressed
person, they aro very durable, and arc made
in a great variety of styles. Thero Is no doubt
that they will bo "tho shoo" for the coming
season, and in anticipation of tho great de
mand Messrs. Wilson & Carr, of 920 F street
northwest, have prepared for your Inspection
tho handsomest aud most varied assortment
in this lino of footwear ever shown in Wash
ington. Tho patent-leather shoo is somewhat
risky at best, but Its wearing qualities depend
in a great measure upon tho caro taken of
them. Messrs. Wilson & Carr feel safe in as
serting that their grade of $5 patent-leather
shoes Is not surpassed anywhere for the price,
and the $7.50 and 10 grades can be relied
upon as being the best obtainable. Special
attention is called to theso patent-leather
goods, but they are prepared to show you a
complete stock in other lines of footwear, and
would be glad to have the opportunity of do
ing so.
Odd and End Sale.
Eighty-six pairs women's suede slippers, In
all shades, at $1.50, reduced from $2.50 and
$3, National Hotel Shoe Store, 499 Pennsyl
vania ayenue northwest.
As an investment or for a suburban home,
no subdivision around Washington possesses
more advantages than the Northwestern Im
provement Company at Alexandria, managed
uy Mr. A. M. Gorman, 008 Thirteenth street.
Our boys' long pants 6ults for $4 are beau
ties; better qualities proportionately low.
Ei6eman Bros., 7th andE.
Call at the Bellvue Dairy Farm and try
their milk. Pure, fresh, and clean.
Ballantine's Pule Extra.
Notwithstanding tho immouso amount of shoes sold in the lastfow weeks, wohavo a ureat
ntrw
";"l,"V,""u' 1 tt 1 i" ooicuu, muuun which wo uivo me loilow ug:
Ladles' Flue Doneola $4 Handsowed Buttou Boots, marked down to on' v S2 85 pair
Ladles' FIno Dongola $2.80 Oxford Tics, iu latest stvles, tipped and Common' Sense.
marked down to $1.50. " '
Men's Fine Calf and Kangaroo $8.50 or$l Shoes, marked down to 2.50.
500 Pairs Men's Fino $3 Calf Shoes, In all styles, (as marked In our window,) Sl.PS.
uoiweon auu ami vvu rairs musses', uiiuurcirs. and hovr Hlines: mitcf. h enin ni-
linlf nrlnA
Wo havo a number of broken sizes in Misses' and Ladies' Shoes; to be sold at SI. 25, lust
abo.'t half price. You may find a pair to lit und 6ecuro an unusual bargain. '
Hundreds of customers who havo attended this sale can attest to thu real bargains offered,
and, as uothlng but first-class ami reliable shoes ore sold, wo can safely guarantee each ami
every pair leaving our house.
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OOO Seventh Stieet5 Cor. ojTI.
FORMERLY HOWELL AND MURItY.
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BASE BALI. SUPPLIES.
WASHINGTON DEPOT OP A. G. SPALDING & BROS.
BASE BAU.UWN TENNIS, AKCUEBV, AND GENBIU1 SPORTING GOODS, viz:
Balls, Bate, Uniforms, Masks, Gloves, Mitts, Racquets, Tennis BallB,
Nets, Markers, Tennis Suits, etc.
FISHING TACKLE in Endless Variety.
GUNS, REVOLVERS, RIFLES, AMMUNITION.
AGENT FOlt PARKER'S AND LEFEVER'S HAMMERLESS GUNS.
CLEVELAND BLUE ROCKS AND TRAPS.
I havo also just been appointed Agent for tho District of Columbia for the sale of BO WDISH
MANUFACTURING COMPANY'S RENOWNED ST. LAWRENCE RIVER BOATS, SKIFFS,
CANOES, SKANEATELES BOATS, STEAM LAUNCHES AND YACHTS, ENGINES
BOILERS, etc. A full line of these celebrated boats now In stock at Boat Ware-room on tho
premises, where you aro Invited to call and inspect them.
DOG COLLARS, DOG BISCUITS, and DOG REMEDIES.
M. Jk.. T.A.FDP.AJNj 1013 DPa. Ave., IN". "W.
l,QOO QI1 OTTIR, 0WIKr 1LJJEZ3
OP BVEEY STYLE,
CONSISINGr OF
PACKING,
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FLAT TOP,
STATE-ROOM,
SOLE LEATHER,
SARATOGA,
LIGHT-WEIGHTS,
BASKET,
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TRUNK STRAPS
AND
MARKING
FREE
WITH EVERY
TRUNK.
XMMOE FROM i$l TO $40.
TRAVELING BAGS, TOURIST BAGS, SATCHELS,
TELESCOPE AND DRESS SUIT CASES, LADIES'
AND GENTS' HAT-BOXES, SHAWL STRAPS,
SHAWL WRAPS, TOILET CASES, POCKET
BOOKS, COLLAR AND CUFF BOXES AT THE
POPULAR TRUNK HOUSE.
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425 SEVENTH STREET N. W.
TBUIKS BBPAIKEB AMD COVERED,
GRANDFATHER'S REMEDIES CO.
Office and Sales-Room
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From 1221 F Street
TO 2009 SEVENTH STEEET KW.
TINCTURE OF LIFE and SPEKSLIKE
For Salts by All Druggists.
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