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EVERYBODY RIDES NOW.
It Is the CrwitMt Killing Craze Ever Known in Washington. AS? it rmojiisEJt to ?* still nuim riTutm hour* aj? roads or the HORSE MAN ASD HORSE wcorts?WHAT it costs? ?on OF THE B*?T W?*S RIDER*. Nothing like the present rage for riding has ever been know* in Washington before. As a bright woman who was discussing the ques tion the other evening put it. everybody who is anybody u>l a great many who aren't ride nowaday*. And a riding man who onght to know my# the cra2e has only just br gun. and that within the next few year* everybody will ride aa regularly and as much a* a matter of coarse M they dine or make calls now. New recruits to the ranks of riders are reported daily and. nnlike the regular army recruit*, once thev are in they never desert. Woraeu and girls have taken to the saddle as enthus iastically aa their husbanU. sweethearts and brothers. Instead of the lone horseman, look ing as if he had just ridden out of the fir*t page of one of James Payn's novels, who was occasionally met with on the suburban roads a couple of years ago, gay cavalcades row dasli along the picturesque highways out side the city or fly recklessly across the com mons. Men. women, and children make them np. Indeed, the women and children to be met on horseback anv afternoon seem to out number the men. and they add a new and in spiriting feature to the outdoor life of the city. There are many who ride in the morning, but the great majority seem to rind the afternoon more pleasant as well as more convenient. People fortunate enough ;o be able to choose their own hour* take a pallop about 11 o'clock after a late breakfast. Others go after lunch, but most prefer the hour ; just before dinner snd dusk, when the business of the day is over and confinement at a desk has made the physi cal exercise salutary as well as de lightful or close mental application tnforres the necessity of diversion for the heavily taxed brain. Then along all the -treefs and art lines leading to the dirt roads auu open commons the hors* men and horsewomen may be seen riding singly an.I in parties of two. three and even n.ore. When the hard and slippery eonrrete is left behind and the safe dirt roads reached the easy walk or mild trot is exchanged for a rattling gallop, and away steeds and riders jjo at a pace the police frown cpon but seldom interfere with, for the reason that they usually aren't around. ME FAVORITE ROADS. The good roads to the north and northwest of the city are many, and cne need hardly tike the same route twice if he rides every dav for a month. A pleasant road and a good oil" in all weathers is that leading out to Brnjlitwood. by Airv Castle and across Piney branch. This road's hard bed kttps it comparatively' free from deep mud in the wettest weather, and it goes up hill and down dale by easy grpdi?nts that m .ae it picturesque, while not"at all hard on the hor>cs. The Soldis-ra' Home ro.:ds are fine, but they are more popular with lazy peo ple who drive, than for the more adv'entur oas spirts who love the exhilarating and harder exercise of the saddle. The open commons l>etw? en 14th street and 9th street, known as Columbia Heights, gives a pleas..nt lutie taste of iai!d cross-country riding to those uli) ;.re fond of it. and the shal low ditches and small ridges afford ? sy initiation for nnpraciiced horses. A nice strctch for a g.'.ilop i> a!or.g Columbia road, from the htad of Connecticut avenv to 11th street. Another mere r< tired is Sprint; Lam* road, although the latter remains muddy for some days after a ram. A new route that promises to become a favorite with riders is out Mass u'hasetts av> aue extended. Woodiey Lane road is picturesque, anil has a hard bed. bnt there ure so many up-. and downs on it that lively dashes are out of the question. < \ cept for those who have very powerful horses and are confident rid .--. The same is true of Pierre s Mill ro.tl. tLou !i both of these routes are de i -htful for conoics w ho Want to take a quiet ride where they will not meet too many peopl- and can exchange observations on the sctnefy and other sonltul topics as tlie.r hor,-. s gently amble idocg. * It-Sore the ?lee'trie rail road wss constructed on New York avenue, be yond 7th street, a plea.-.snt route for people living in the centra) section of the city was out that street to Ivy City or up North Capitol street by Clenwuod cemetery and thence to the bac.. gate of the soldiers' home grounds. Iu fact, there are .\ny number of pleasant roads that invite the ever-fat .easing troop of horse men and women who enliven the suburbs everv afternoon. The White Honso grounds and the mall should not be forgotten. The roads here are kept comparatively fr. e from deep mud even after heavy rums by the fact that heavv carts ' and wagons are not allowed on them. " Those who desire a short tro; or easy gallop in threat ening weather, or in tine weather, for that matter fiud the winding roads through the audi a great convenience and many hoi oernen are to be seen on them daily. WAXTXD. A DIRT BOAD. A subject that h^s already been discussed a ' little in an informal Way by riders is the need of having a few streets or avenues macadamized instead of concreted, to with.n a few blocks of the center of the city. No one who has ever ridden a horv; over the concreted streets of ! Washington but has been unpleasantly ;m- j pressed with the earn with which "even trustw ortnv animals lose their footing on the I smooth, hard pavement. In wet weather the ! danger is greatiy increased. No careful rider, i mil< ss much pressed for time, cares to let i his horse get out of a walk when the concrete j ?s wet The nearest point at which a macad amized roadway can now be struck is on Ver mont avenue at 12th street. This roadwav is nearly as smooth as concrete, and does "not j lecome mrddy in wet weather. A horse can: obtain a safe footing on it at all times, and it is not injurious to horses' feet While not as 1 nice looking M concrete it makes an excellent road, and if the macadam pavement were extended down to Thomas circle everv rid' r in the city, and every oue who drives as well, would be grat.fied. The avenue would not be injured for residence purposes. A St*? reporter on a recent fine afternoon counted no less than thirtv-two people on horseback on the suburban roads in the course of an hour. Mr. Brown, of the ruling academy say* there .ire probably 2M people in Washing ton now who ride with more or less regularity, "early all the livery stables are going into the saddle horse business and the horse dealers ltre bringing into the city from Virginia and Ken tucky gaited horses, for which there is a eood vmmumL VHAT A!f OUTFIT COATS. MncL more cad l>e saiil for tlii# crazt of so* people a Mil other* tLun can usually bo said for crazes. Indeed, if it can be afforded, no oue need make excuses for horseback rid ing. as the doctors all recommend it on the score of health Abetter condensed exercise is no* to be had. It is far more beneficial than an equal amount of gymnasium exercise, for the reason that it is usually taken in the open air. Even the patrons of the riding school take to the road on plea-ant davs, and when the weather la such that they haVe to remain on the tunba'-k. the big building is so well ven tilated that the air is equal to outdoors. As to the cost of horseb;.ok riding, it is not so great that many persons who suffer from poor health the result of confining office work, co ild not afford it if they wished to economize in other way*. A person #ho wants to ride regularly will find moat etoaomy in owning a horse, which of coarse, is much more satisfactory than nding liver? horses, however good thev may be. lading-horses may be had at anv pnee from ?100 up. A good, serviceable horse ought to be *d for e 150. and occasionally a really food horse may be picked up for lees. Horses are cheaper now than at anv oihmr time of tne year. ** !aanv pcrvoiudo not can to carry them through the winter. A per son desiring a horse, who has reliable friends i* the country, may. through the Utter, be aMe to get a genuine bargain at this timaof the year, as the farmers are generally anxious to re due on their stock now. At auctions or forced sales bargains in horseflesh may also be picked up occasionally, but no one who does not understand horses should venture to invest in one until a compe tent veterinary surgeon, or other expert, has examined it Even then the horse may turn oat badly, for there are few trades in which more tracks are practict d than in horse deal ing. bo it is b. tter to pay a little more money for ? good, well-broken, voting horse that will be salable at anv time than to buv an old. un sound animal, however cheap he mav seem 31 ost of the horses raised about here are taught to trot and lope, and these are all the gaits a reasonable rider can desire. If a rider is am bition* to loin the paper hunts across country, ho can pat his horse into the hands of a compe tent ridklg master for a few weeks and have him trained to take fences and ditches. Then the rider May consider himself as regularly in nomianataa as a candidate for a cot in the hos pital. a OOOD SADDLE is the next consideration. A saddle is another thing that should not be bought cheap, unless yon happen on a second-hand English saddle. **? "**'7 K? do in Waahington. as "V \*Te ten times as many implications for second-hand English saddlm as they eon attend to. 8o-caJled English sad rT ^ ***??* "5* bars, can be h*d as lew ss #15. These are not bad lotting f J affairs. but by paying *10 more a saddle that will ontlist tiro of them. look much better and be m<.cb more easv to sit may bo bad. The trouble with the cheap saddle is that while it looks well and is easy to sit at first, it quicklv loses it* shape under use and tir h tie thighs on long rides. Of course, if a ptr^on ka? plenty of mono v. Ktill finer sad dles arc to be nad for 810. *i:0. or made ull of pig-kin or of alligator skin, with buck <kin sests as soft as a kid glove. springs under nenth. and the prettiest trimmings and finish ings. Briuies with curb bi^ two reins and martingale, are to be had for from ?4 to *10. A good one ought to be got for c6 to *6.50. It is bf-tti r with mo?t horses to use a saddlc-oloth. and thi< will cost from Sl.Si to $5. according to qualU;. and whether it is shaped to the sad dle or not. A ntat shr>p? d saddle-cloth costs ??2..V). i he n there are halter, sheet and blan ket for ere in the stable, and these will cost six or seven u-illars more. Riding whip*, or, if voa wish to be fashionable, crop", may be had *t ..11 prices, and with these the expenditures are about at an end. If yon go in for riding boots and breeches 825 more will have to b< sunk. but just as niuch fun and benefit rniv be had with aiu- old pair of trow -era and walking shots. Unless yon are an expert rider you will need straps on the bottoms of your trowsers to keep them from cl:nii iiig up around your thighs. All your per manent investments made, the nest thing is the keep of the horse. Most stables will take care of ? saddle horse for i?18 a month; some do it for *lt>; but it is best not to take any chances, if yonr horse is a valuable one. of having him poorly fed and groom-d. Shoeing costs Tl.CI) a month more, and a half dollar be stowed now and then on the man who has the iinnit dinte care of yonr horse will be found to be an excellent investment. SOME or THE DEVOTEES OF THE SADDLE. As before remarked the craze for horseback riding has extended wonderfully within the last year, and everybody rides row. Probably the best known figure on horseback about Washington is Secretary Bayard. Nearly every evening he may be seen on a big bay hor. ?_?. working along nt an easy trot over the country roai'.j. S- eretary Whitney was ordered to i. k( to the s Idle by I>r. Loom is a couple of y-:.r< a^.>. i nd has been riding with Mrs. '.Vhrncy > ff and on ever since. Secretary En dic >tt also rid'-j occasionally, end used 'to be actomp. in?d formerly by his daughter, who is no* Mrs. Chamberlain. 'lae Misses Bayard are also -.veil know a us horsi women. Col. and Aline. Bonapare are ste.iJy riders, year in abd veur out. Miss C. Okie, who carried off the honors at t!'< ndiug academy contests a few nights ago. though i,uite young, has made a reputation as a skillfully lad ihiring rider. She hr.a three riding h'jrs tb; tin* st being a spirited sorrel, j ? '! Um wiiiMing jump of 4 feet 6 inches st the riding u adi uiy. iirs. CoL Bates , may oitt n be seen on the road on a tine chcst- ' ii'it r. an. Misi .Morrow rides n thoroughbred light chestnut jumper nenrly every day. .Mrs. ' i laldtTM i ..rlislr is out ;? good deal on a light ele rnut. wi.;> b the niuu:e;es well. One of the pluckiest and most ?ntliu- lastic riders in the city is Miss French, o" t'oiin.ctieut, who has brought back with hi r mis season a high spirited cross-country K< ntucky thoroughbred Both the Messes L- :?er r: i:-. the elder using a pretty ch? >tnut. fhe Mi.-es Chase are aiao lend of riding out a good deal. Anion;; thi b. .-known gentlemen riders are ; Messrs. Blunt. Legnrc. Flack. Hal. and Hosier i Dnlanev. I\ -.ill. W'allack. Ward. Lieut, ltob-i e i.-on. ..ml Lol. Brown, ot the riding academy, ' 1 and his son. . ir. liart. Dulaney's horse. 8.1 ver i tip. is p handsome sorrel, famous at cross-coun tr> work. Lieut, Kobertson. considered one of the nnest riJers in the arm; . rides u beautiful , ? black lior-< . Mr. Xevill's bay made a record of ! I 5 ieet 10 . incites nt th? recent iludi: on square | ! .-'loa. Coi. Brown's fu.ontc saddler is the ' English thoroiigubred Fredand. still to be a , Li rby winner. Voting Mr. Brown rides a sor- | I r '1 and a bay. each with a record ut cross- j 1 country work. He prefi rs driving to riding, i howevtr. iumI tal i s gre;.t pride in a dark bay i nd n gray, v iiich he drives And. ui to u natty B.ewsier dog-cart. TilK FKKAKS OK FASHION. Aivoepian Pleating is seen on many of the I 1 nt w wraps. is A'.ain in Vooce for ladies1 gloves for th' ? Uftt instead of Suede. N<> I'lain VioiiT-nrnsii t. ilor-m:ide gowns 1 are lound among importations. F. k W inte* Niuiitoowss there are some de- ! J lightiy cozy ones of cream and pale pink tlaii Lt i. triinnv .1 villi lace and riblfcn. On So.?e of the Dikectoike Coats, espec iallv in biite. a ttyiisli < licet is to have the caffs. ? the rev. rs in front, uiul the wide hip-pocket! flaps made of black silk watered ribbon. Chatelaines ake in Aoain and a novelty for I nn evening will be to have bunches of old seals ! !? ml evon buckles hanging by watered ribbon 1 lik. fob# with evening Directoire gowns. 1 ec New Long Mits. just brought out for wear ' with dinner gowns, have no fingers at all. but ' 1 ive r. double row of silk embroidery around i tn; top oil the hand and the edge of the thumb, j Two I.nti:ulacei> Ciucclab ri.vos make a ; brooch just now much in favor with Parisians. ) Sometimes both ur^^ianiond set or else one is of : di mond. the other of frosted gold or else of ! black enamel. Mast of the m;w and beautiful brocades are reproduced with great e xactness# from those wfcich in the oid days were handed down from mother to d laghter and which it was almost impossible to wear out. A Pesttt Effect in Evening Gowns for a debutante is to have the gauze or tulle show stripe* of rosebuds orbntt rflies. A blue tnlle se<-n with bntt. ; dies scattered over it at random was particularly pretty. Something Nsw in Furs is the sealskin peler ine. square and short at back, with its fringe of talis just reaching to thy waist, and square and so long in front as to come near to the knee, and gives the effect of a stole. A New Fobeisx Fanct is the wearing of black net fi hus in place of veils. The widest part is j draped over head and face, the ends cross at I tiie back, and tli- n cme und< r the chin, and I tae effect is wonderfully soft and pretty. In Collars ani> Cms a pretty novelty is U> have a double collar and cuff, the upper one narrow and encircled with a bund of uaiin stitched embroidery. They are sometimes in colors, pink turning over blue and fo on. The Knots of Pebfumed Velvet Violets. now accepted as the projx r l istening for the boa at its crossing, may be made to keep their scent all winter by nutting them away in a small box with powdered orris-root, folded in tissue paper in the bottom. 1 he New Makabovt Fans and thin gauze ones with designs of bats and storks, cut to the outline of the pattern and artistically colored, are likely to prove tnost acceptable gifts as the season advances. There is a new shape?a true oval, bordered with colored lace. New Hairpins are exceptionally fanciful. Cupid's arrow. Mercury's wand. St. Peter's crosier, all do duty for them, while the mark ef interrogation, either in silver or frosted gold, not merely holds up beautv's hair, but clasps her laces or dangles a charm at her wrist, Fou the Eveniso, huie wreaths of flowers are worn en chaperon; that is to sav, verv small, and placed on one side. Some womeu w. ar a thick coronet, called a jardiniere, mi.de of different fl.?wcrs. and placed round the chig non at the back, rath'-r low down, so as to form1 a sort of aureole round the face, but much at the back. The Style of dressing hair has certainly a tendency to be lower than has lately been worn. The way edopted by the most elegant women is to have the hair twisted round like a rope at the nape of the neck, with one or two curled ends escaping or falling carelessly. In front the fringe i? massed together like a thick lock in the middle. I.ily-ntalk Gbkzn is the newest shade of that superlatively fashionable color, of which it is as well to know that the dark tones, ivy. bo*, nettle, olive and mignonette, are held more appropriate to cloth, myrtle and emerald to velvet and millinery generally, and the light and pa.e shades to crape gauze net, laces and light stuff, generally. What Shall the Harvest Be? Written for Tn Errnsa Stib. * hat shall Ihy Utnent be, 0 tiller of barren rail ? Hop.; lmuJs thee on through cold and heat. Gives strength to weary hands and feet. And yet no stores, no sheaves of wheat. What lor thy toll remains? What shall the Harvest be? Master. 1 fearfully wait. 1 thought 1 had love and earthly bliss. But my fancied store has shriveled to'this, Sly haiuis are empty, and yet I toll Ob a barren spot of thanklew soil. When shall the Harvest be?? The harvest of love and trust. U*hen shall my fettered soal be free To know and be known, and clearly see * -od's wisdom and goodness in lrntilnf me, 'i~h*t iry Idols were only dost ? Vi AfttuNuroM, Dec. 10, 1888. t X. AFOOT IX IRELAND. How Flax U Grown and Harvested by the TfnanU. THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TOEEX?IRISH LASSIES AT WORK IX THE FIELDS?WHAT IB REQUIRED AT WEEDING TIME?FRO* TBI FIELD TO THE STEEP POXD AND SCUTCH KILL. [OopjTitrhted. 1888.] Special Correspondence of The Evexiso Star. Lisbcen, Ireland. Dec. 3. 1899. In six of the thirteen counties in which I hare so far experienced the delights of Jour neying afoot in Ireland, flax is an important agricultural product. The shamrock is an Irish emblem of the deepest sentiment; and it is difficult for us who are not Irish to grasp the immeasurable tenderness with which the delicate trefoil ia regarded. But a "stook" of field-flax. or better a spray or cluster of the beautiful flax-bells in bloom, might probably have grer.t significance as a national industrial tokon. It has been both a pleasing and painful thing to wander among the big and little farms and study the methods of the tenantry in grow ing and harvesting flax and in preparing it for the market; pleasing, for the countless inter esting experiences among a tender-hearted, lowly folk; painful, to become so bitterly con scious that the barbarous landlord system, in its apparently endless continuance and increas ing severities, has forced the Irish farmer of any product into the condition of a sodden, starved slave, whose highest possibilities are all lost through the desperate scourge of grab bing and grubbing for mere rent-money and existence; and that from this cause and the pitiably ignorant methods resultant, there is lost to Ireland that which, were her people land-owi!?rs. free and consequently ambitious and emulative, could alone make her one of the richest spots for her area in the world. A very concise statement of fact will illustrate this. In 1887 the total production of flax in Ireland amounted to but 10.000 tons, valued at $250 per ton. or 44.(*>0.000. Irish linen manufacturers required, and were compelled te import from the conti nent 17.000 tons in excess of the supply. Here was a loss to the Irish farmers in a few coun ties of :?4.2?0.000. But this is as nothing. In disputable scientific agricultural and industrial data prove that, exclusive of this loss, there is an i>unu.il loss to Ireland in the matter of flax alone?from want of development of the fiax prodncib'.e 500.000 acres in 21 unriaxed coun ties. and neglect and ignorance in flax culture ?of fully ?100.000.000. And this enormous sum is only one of many items ot cost to this deep ly-wronged lund front the coercive "govern ment" it hus for centuries endured from that great power on whose happy possessions "the sun never sets." tenants' holdings. Without seeing, it is impossible for an Ameri can to imagine the diminutiveness of the Irish ! farmer's holding, or the tiny fields in which all Ireland's flax is produced. Tenants' holdings ure oftener less than 5 acres than more than 10. < )ne of 20 is n vast farm indeed, and its ' possei sor, in the peasant's mind, must be a j v?.r> rich and fortunate man; for those 20 acres con an annual rental of *100. So that instead of finding flax-fields of sufficiently ample area to lermit judicious expenditure ol material and abor. it is unusual to see one comprising a bull-dozen acres. Indeed out of 100 you might come upon, oue fourth of that number would not cover a whole acre of ground. But little or big. the lri*li farmer buys Belgian or Rus sian seed, which costs about to an acre, on credit at the village store, thus mortgaging his insignificant crop in advance. HOW FLAX IS OROWN. The land is plowed in the fall, light or loamy soils being preferred, and is worked in the spring to a mold with harrows, usually cross wise and diagonally; but the soil is only pul verized on top. as. curiously, the flax, "which grows as far from the surface into the ground as it does out of it. with a moderate soil resist ance to a downward grow th, seems to possess a tendency of increase in length of stock. The seed is sown in April broadcast, from a pouch j made by tying together two corners of u linen sheet. This is slung over the right shoulder, j the left trm holding the seed-pouch open? | precisely as our own good fathers used to sow I wheat, oats, and barley from the strioed, brown, two-bushel bag. The c ntire skill' re quired in ilax-j,owins; is in securing a uniform distribution of the seed mid a sufficiently lib eral amount: for those two essentials give even length of bt.,Ik and least branching at the ton. largely increasing the value to both the spin ner and the farmer. WEEDINO TIME. To this point the tenant has required no more help than perhaps his own family could give him; but now that "weeding-time" has arrived, additional labor must be hired. It comcs trooping down from the mountain dis tricts in tlie form of buxom, shapely Irish lasses. Amazons in frame and strength, they are beings of a brave anil sunny moon who can exist on less food, work harder'in the field for twelve hours of every day. 9nd dance longer and with more vigorous evolutions at night, than any other women or men that live. Nor I are these picturesque folk all. Women and girls from near villages alio hire to the Irish farmer in summer. The mountaineers engage % from two to three months; the village girls I Wjjthe dav or week. Both do men's labor, or I more, and receive about one shilling per day. Their food is of the meagerest and plainest character. Oaten bread, made from course oatmeal, with only salt and water added, oc casionally a portion of the commonest vege tables. with a little of the vilest purchasable tea, and. for a great luxury, a drop of milk, are all. They scarcely know the taste of butter, meat or fowl. And yet these girls have eves liquid with light, teeth white and gleaming" as new frost, complexiors that rival tints of the rose, and forms of lovely symmetry. Brave, grand toilers, these Irish "girls; splendid in goodness and truth; royal in endless patience; noble in deathless virtue! Of such as these true poets should sing. WHAT IS REQUIRED. The weeding of flax in Ireland necessitates great labor and care. The foreign seed used seems to engender a multiplicity of weeds. A 20-aere field would require about 200 days of oue hand for thorough work, or ten davs per single uf re. When the flax is about six'inches high, weeding is begun, damp davs being chosen, so that the weeds may be more easily extracted, and the tender shoots of flax bruised as little as possible. In Belgium the weeders, with coarse cloths around their knees, creep i!long on all-fours, and among the thousands that may be seen in a day's journey, not one is out or this groveling position. But the Irish weeders do their work barefootcdandcrouched in a half-sitting posture, so that the roadside passer often gets a glimpse of prettv form and face, as well as a bit of true Irish blackguard ing ir he stare too long at some honest moun tain girl. A singular fact about this work is that it is all done toward the wind. This is in ord~r that the breezes may assist in lifting the bent or bruised shoots again, and a curious be lief prevails that this unavoidable treading and breaking of the flax in its early period of growth, has a stimulating effect upon the crop. "Knock a well-favored man down," said a twiukling-eycd Irishman in explanation of this theory, "an he le'ps up the heartsomer fur the tap ye wor giv'n him! ix the north. Throughout the northern flax-raising coun ties you will universally find the flax-weeders hurrying from their homes at dawn. They must be at work in the fields at six. At eight o clock three-quarters of an hour is allowed for breakfast; the same time for dinner at one o clock; and work in the field ceases between six and seven at night. During the weeding period the countrvsiue presents many picturesque scenes, the trifling size of the iarms bringing a great number of different groupings together. An hundred fields with their busy workers may often be seen from one point of observation. During the breakfast und dinner motley crowds are hurrying to and fi om the near cabins; and as a large portion of the weeders are village girls engaged by the day, these are seen in groups beneath roadside yews or sycamores, in huddled parties along the lanes, gathered by hedges which separate the holdings or fields, eating their eoarsefood with hearty relish and frequently kindling tiny dead-furze fires at which to steep their unsa vory tea; or bathing their feet, hands and faces in some near brook; while here and there the notes of some untutored song will echo melo diously -all to the eye quite in gipsy save that THESE IRISH GIRLS ARE NEVER IDLE; and if a moment can be snatched from the brief rest, their fingers fly at knitting, crochet ing, or rude laoe-work with marvelous applica tion and dexterity. Bat these simple toilers are not without their hours of enjoyment, wretched as are their conditions in life: nil of which furnishss argument, to those who be lieve in never-ending oppression of the Irish people, that the peasantry of Ireland are quite well enough off, and, on the whole, a very contented lot. In the remoter districts the large numbers temporarily employed, something sa with hop-picking gatherings in ^nsriea> attract the "traveler" or mendicant, the old Irish story-teller, the peddlar, the itin^ harmle"? sorts, and, beat of all. the fiddler. Wherever a fiddler it in Ireland, there marie actually rsgen: and wherever music has come the Irish leg i? an irrepressi ble member. 80 in the pleasant nights of May there ire still to be foand near the flax fields the old Irish princknms. or merry-makings; ana there are then such frolic and dancing yon of higher degree may nerer know, f" TX* BIPEMSO AUD TVXUXO of Irish flax take place between the middle and end of July, in favorable seasons. Almost in stantly after the loose terminal bine-bell blos soms hare opened the petals drop to the ground and the seed-bolls form with wonderful rapid ity. Scarcely have these assumed their globu lar form before the flax begins to ripen and turn with the bolls a golden-brown color. It is just at this turning stage that it must be gathered to infure the largest and most valu able yield of fiber. 'The same help is used as in weeding, save that all available men are also engaged, and daily wages of one shilling to rtghtoenpence are paid. The greatest ex pedition is necessary, for it must be got in the steep-pond at the earliest moment, and cverv stalk must be pulled from the roots. But these flax-pullers are born and bred with the proper twist for the work, the girls and women frequently excelling the men in dex terousneHs, speed and perfect pulling. The right hand, with the lower edge upraised, grasps firmly a small handful of flax just be neath the bolls, the motion at the same time given straightening the stalks and laving them all parallel with each other; for if in grasping the flax it is twisted or bunched irregularly it will retain its ?'contrariness" through all the succeeding processes. As the clutched bunch is held taut the left hand firmly clasps the roots, and. with what the worker 'describes as an "aisy jerk." the bunch is freed from the ?T0UIi ? frn,tle Rh"ke removing the loose soil. About 20 of these are laid together with great precision the roots being kept even by gentle buctiug. and then tied or knotted, the same aH t1he American sheaf of wheat. This is called a beat of flax. The greatest endeavors are made to get the flax out of the ground and into the steep-pond for "retting" orrottiDg. usually called ''steeping" in Ireland: for undue expos' ure to the air after pulling has a Undencv to harden the glutinous substance which cements together the fibers of the flax. THE IRISH 8TEEP-PON0 is the same rude affair that it was centuries ago. Ordinarily a hole or excavation of from 1 to 5 feet in depth. 3 to 10 yards wide, and 10 to 15 yards long, it will be found in some meadow swail or hillside hollow, where it is allowed to fill with the surface water, or where the water from some tinv stream maybe admitted: for the water used in flax-steeping must be soft, or at least free from lime Hnd iron. Flax-sheaves are laid in the Irish steep-pond butt to band, weighed down with sod and stone, and allowed ?,n eigLt to ,< n days. -Millions of dollars have been wasted in efforts to steep flax buL n?ture alone can pro attend to that. The steep-water, invalu able for enriching soils, but wholly wasted here, can be used but once. From it the" sheaves "enc?W to t.he '?"pread-ground" of grazing or mown-meadow land. Here the rush bands are removed and dried, and the now stickv, he!1* on the left arm. and spread from left to right, the loaded carts following just outside the rows. When the steeped flax is thus drying, whole flax regions are given the appearance of being laid with mammoth car peting in gray-brown rows woven upon a ground of emerald green. Wet weather en dangers a ruinous secondary fermentation; but a "drying wind" gives superb fibtr. The flax is now 'lifted;" with the name rush bands tied again into "beats" or sheaves; and is then -siookcd and "capped" precisely as grain is shocked in American fie Ids. It is allowed to stand in the "stook ' a few dam for further ?curing and is finally stored in the cabin loft stacked with wonderful precision and svmme milp' Car direct to the roaring "scutch THE SCUTCH MILL. * I It is an interesting place around a scutch i mill. One will find from 300 to 400 diminutive ' flax-stacks with prettily thatched roofs. The clatter and rush, wiih the flying shives, re mind one of the pleasant old-fashioned Ameri can "threshing-time;" while here and there, crowding the road, ranged between the stacks or overflowing into near paddocks, are great numbers of carts, dragged here by ragged don ? Yf 0r r'?Kgered hnniaus. awaiting their ??turn" at the mill, or room for storing or stacking their loads; the motley crew of attendants find ing rare occasion for the application of most unique blarneying, appeal and invective. But the mill itself is a veritable devil-fish to the farmer. It is usually owned by a cannv. well to-do, North of Ireland Scotch-En^li-h Irish man, long of fanger and hard of heart: and he kts none go without -scutching" the owner as well as his flax, rhe mill removes from the flax tue roots, tbe branches and withered bolls? as the valuable Feed is all lost in Ireland?the woody heart, and the flinty outer sheath Twenty-four cents per stone (fourteen pounds) of marketable liber is paid for the milling, which is equally divided between mill-owner and laborers. But the real robbing is in the waste. The scutcher deftly manages to transform half of the farmer's crop into "waste. For this he is paid but 24 cents per 112 pounds. During the rest of the season the scutcher works over the -waste" into what is commercially called "re-scutched tow." selling the same for about 4-100 per ton. The fiber comes from the "breakers'' of the scutch mill in "strikes" of \% pounds weight: and these are tied with a twist of flax into -stone" bundles; and the Irish flax-fanner with his little crop and big family. all piled upon one groaning curt, trundle off to the market, where after great bullying by the flax-factor, or buyer, he may receive six shillings per stone for his trifling product; and when the seed, farm labor, and scutching are paid for, fate has been most kind to him if he has enough remaining to pay his rent and keep the erner gency-men, the battering-ram, and the horri ble actuality of eviction from his ever-com fortless door. Edoab L. Wakeman. What My Lover Said. By the merest chance. In the twilight doom In the orchard path he met me- * . Kras?. "'to its faint perfume. And I tried to pas-j. but he made no rootn Oh, I tried, but he would not let me. ' 1 stood and blushed till the grass grew red " "h my face bent down above it ' While he took my hand, as he whispering said How the clover lifted each pink sweet head To listen to all that my lover said' Oh, the clover in bloom. I love It. In the high wet grass went the path to hide And the low wet leaves hung over ' But 1 could not pass on either side ' For I found myself, when I vainly tried In the arms of my steadfast lover- ' ,?e held me there, and he raised 'my head. W hlle he closed the path before nie And he looked down Into my eyes and said? low the^ leaves bent down from the boughs o'erv To listen to all that my lover said' Oh, the leaves hanging lowly o'er ine. Had ho moved aside but a little way I could surely then have passed him. And he knew I never could wish to stay And would not have heard what he had'to sar Could I oidy aside have cast him. It was almost dark ami the moments sped n /lnd.the searching night wind foundus But he drew me nearer and softly said? 1 U>heidaVeB be?t d0WI1 ,rom the boughs o'er-1 To listen to all that my lover said! Oh. the whispering wind around us. 1 ?msure he knew when he held me fast. That I must be aU unwilling; For I tried to go, and I would have passed As the night was come with Its dews at Us't And the sky with its stars ,me c,08c when 1 would hHv% fled . And he made me hear his story ' And his soul came out from his lips' and iald How the stars crept out when the white r.ini!n To listen to all that my lover said! *led Oh. the moon and stars In glory. 1 know that the grass and the leaves *111 not tell And I'm sure that the wind, pre^ou* rove? ^Ulcarry his secret so safely and smi That no being shall ever dlscowfer One word of the many that rapidly fell From the eager lips of my lorar. And the moon and the stars thatlooknd Shall never reveal what a falrr-like gMH 1 deU,?V? r?Und ,bOUt *" nfcRta the | In the path through the dew-UMen clover 'swell' made hfmn As they feU from the Hps of my lover 1 Mm. Paxax Stivers Gits Excited ?Mr. Paran Stevens created considerable excitant* at the Boston custom-house ywtentar hfa manding of Comptroller FUke the rent of ? buildings used by the government for the D 8. appraiser s store, which belong to the' Stevens estate. The rant is naid to the tra! V'00 of whicnMrs. Padgett daughter of Mrs. Stevens, is ehief W 2 ??* there was a conspiracy against her; that Mrs. Padgett was in league with tH? government to defraud her, and tSSTsheniMt be paid at once. She emphasised her ran^xkl by weeping. Mr. Fiake rtooditas could and started for the collector's room^ h^t Collector Saltonstall fled into his prtote^m In full cry followed Mrs. Stevens; and alMta men were overwhelmed in a tempest ofwraST SteXm Dyef^alSdto te assise th?? t&p&Lssrg.'z r32s$?5s: POWDER Absolutely Pure. This powder never varies. A marvel of purity, ?trenjrth, aim wholeaomeness. More economical than the ordinary kinds and cannot be Bold in competition with the multitude of low test, short-weight alum or phosphate powder. 8old only ik cans, botal Bae ISO Powdee Co? 106 Wall street, N. Y. Jau9 ? Holiday Goods. A PRESENT FOR EVERYBODY. We take pleasure in calling attention to our large i-nd well asaorted atock of HOLIDAY GOODS. The best, we think, we hare have ever had the pleasure of placing on onr counters. We have devoted the rear portion of our store en tirely to the display of these goods. Dressing Cases. Collar and Cuff Boxes, Oder and Shaving Cases, Smoking Sets, Work Baskets. Scrap Baskets of every de scription, Brass and Leather Goods, Um brellas, Furs, Table Lineiia, Towels, and a great variety of Noveltiea in Fancy Qooda. Our stock of Plain and Embroidered Handkerchiefa, Ladies' and Gentlemen's Initial Handkerchiefa, in Silk and Linen, is unsurpassed We show a Gentle men's Silk Initial Handkerclilef at 50c. that cannot be matched at the price; Silk and Lace Scarfs, Furni ture 8carfs and Headrest, Kid and Fabric Gloves, Jew elry, Pocketbooks, Card Cases, Satchela. Best made goods at very low prices. Ribbons of every shade and description. Our Cutlery Department is also very attrac tive. Very line razor-steel Scisaors from 20c. to *1.73 Pocket Knives from 25c. to $4. Great bargains in every department. All goods guaranteed as repreaented. FEB GOG DDD A V VHoSSr E G G n D AA V VII 2? ?K G D D A A V V II88Sh E ... G GG... D D AAA VV II sg? KKB ... GGG ?. DDD A A V II8SS8. 719 MARKET SPACE. Corner 8th street N. B.?Store open Evenings until the Holidays. d!3 MANUFACTURER'S SACRIFICE SaLE. THE GOOD NEWS HAS TRAVELED TO EVERY QUARTER. WE SAY THE BEST-MADE CLOTHING YOU EVER TRADED YOUR MONEY FOR. FROCK AKD SACK SUITS, Marked down to 48.90. FROCK AND SACK SUITS, Marked down to 914.90. OVERCOATS, FIFTY DIFFERENT STYLES, Marked down to 914.90. CHILD'S SUITS, Marked down to 92 and 93.50. CHILD'S OVERCOATS. Marked down to 93.50 and 94. EI8EMAX BROS., CORNER SEVENTH AND E STREETS, MANUFACTURING CLOTHIERS AND TAILORS n27-3m We H ave Given Thanks For the many blessings so liberally showered upon us the past year, and now in exuberance of spirits and boyish enthusiasm we shall proceed, after the moat approved method, to HURRAH FOR CHRISTMAS. We've got Christmas in our bones, and would minis ter to the comfort and happiness of all mankind We krow that you are moved by the same spirit, and as this Joyous seaaon cornea but once a year, we present you with a glorious opportunity to make valuable and useful presents at a trilling expense: "Victory" Overcoats, Gray and Brown 95.87 Chinchilla Overcoats, Blue and Black 6.75 Meltou Overcoats, Blue and Orsft 7 50 Tweed Oven-oats, all wool, ailk facings 8.75 Melton Overcoats, Brown and Blue mixture. silk facings .7. 8.75 Kersey anil Tweed Overcoats, exceptional bar gains 10 75 Storm Overcoats, Scotch plaid, ail wool, and wiggling 10 75 A handsome liue of All-wool Kersey and Mel tou Overcoats 11 75 All-wool Cheviot Overcoats, Blue, Brindle, and Brown 12 75 All-wool Corkscrew Overcoats, Brown and Black 13.25 Rich Seul Brown Kersey Overcoats, ail wool and faat color 14.25 Moniiignac, Elyslan, and Chinchilla Overcoats, full silk and satin lined, as line as the finest, as rich ss the richest: peerless in make, perfect in finish: the pro nounced and pre-eminent paragons of perfection in lit. Pause, please, before you purchase, and examine these varmsnts. They are worth all the way from 935 to 94o. You can take your choice for the modest sum of 920.75. BOY8* OVERCOATS, 93, 93.50. 94.12, 94.25, 95.87. 97.25,97.75. CHILDREN'S OVERCOATS. 92.87. 93.25. $.50.^87.9!^&. 94.50. 98. Although we have confined ourselves to quoting the prices of afew lota of Overcoats, please bear in mind that you will find here any and every article anally found in a strictly first-class estsbushmsnt, and at prices in keeping with those above quoted We would Impress you with this undented and undeniable fact? that you can always save at least 25 per osat by mak lng your purchases at VIOTOB E. A DLEB'H ? 10 FIB CENT CLOTHING HOUSE. ? 10 927 and989 7thst. n.w_ corner "nnrhmilfc ave Strictly One Price. Open Sattirdays till11 pa 410 GRATEFUL?COMFORTING. EPFS'! COCOA BREAKFAST. ***** < '^SSLXJUlSL. 1*00.1 EDUCATIONAL. TTNIVF.B8ITY - TRAINED TEACHERS HAVE *J clissr? form In* at (5 pr month. Also private lessons English brandies Language*. Mathematics. Day and Evening TEACHERS, 221 E ?t n.w.dJ5-tf* T7- INDERG ARTES AND GRADED SCHOOL. NEAR IV Massiu Lusett* ave.ll?? l.tth at u w Xion POLLOCK and N'OERR. principal* Fourteenth year; Quinry Methods (Genuine Kindergarten>; German. Drawing. ana Calisthenics. camaft and attetidano*. Teaober*' Normal Department. dS-lui* OLNEY INSTITUTE A select acbool (or tn 'la. 3122 P st, Georgetown. THE MT88ES 6oRk?y. dl 3-lm Principals. CALISTHENICS?LINTH1CUM HALL. GEORGE, owl. on Ttvsdaya and Eridaya at :1:30 p m For term*. s. . address Miss M. G DORSEY. dl.l-X?>* 3fiS P at U.W. 4 RT STUDENTS' LEAGUE SUN BUILDING. .A 1317Fst. Day and Eveningdsssss Drawing and Painting in Oils and Water color from life Cli>vi for bfwinnsr* Inatrnctor*?A. G. Union. E C Mea ser^DW QUI. W. H. Holmes. and a Jerome Uhl SHORTHAND IH SIXTEEN SIMPLE LE8SON& Classes daily. Tuition by mall a a|<erlalty. Call or ae-d for pamphlet. Tyre-writing tamrht frre of charyr^ Head acbool Acme Phonugrsphy. Uv!l F rt. n_w. /COMMENT PARLE A PARIS LA BONNE go. I. ciete? Prof. H. LARROQUE. A M . of Sorooune t 111*., Pari*, secoud to none a* a moat successful and thorough native teacher. 903 I at. n.w. dH-lru* The peeeskill military academy. pefk? kill-on-Hudson. Sew York Send for Catalogue. JOHN N. TILDEN, M. D. M. A.. nSR-eollt Principal. WASHINGTON CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC. St Cloud Building. !?th and F ?ta. Twentieth year. I Piano. Organ, Voice, Violin, Flute. Coruet, fcc. Free advantage*. O. B. BULLARD, Director. nS-'-hn* B RAWING AND PAINTING?INSTRUCTION IN every branch and for all ages, pn vate or m classes, at E NATIONAL ACADEM 1 OF FINE ARTS, hi>4 K ?t. Call and aee the wonderful progress of student*. ?21-4 w* K~INDERGARTEN NORMAL TRAINING CLASS, INDERGARTEN AND PRIMARY SCHOOL 191S Sunderland Place, south of Dupout Circle acl-4in Mrs LOUISA MANN. ^JT VERNON SEMINARY, 1100-1104-1116 M STREET AND 1128 11TH 8TREET. I BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL TOR TOUNO 1 LADIES AND LITTLE GIRLS. Thorough instruction in all branches in sccordanoe with the best modern methods. Commodious new acbool building, hiated by steam and bavin? abundant ?tmlivlit and fresh air. For further Information apply to tlie Principal. Mrs ELIZABETH J SOMERS dl-3ui Academy of the holy cross, 1312 massa chusetts ave.? Thorough Mimical Course 011 PtansL with daily use of Tecbnicon, Organ, Harp, Guitar ana Banjo. Special attention pvtn to liariuonv and thorough tMisa claasrs: also to vocal. dl -3m S- HORTHAND -INSTRUCTION THOROUGH. 8Y? tematic. and successful. beginning. advanced, and I speed classes for ladies and gentlemen. dictation class 1 aM?cialty.isverycvenlnf, urder direction of Mr. E. P. Hanna. For further intonnation apply at Y M. C A, 140U New Yors ave. n22-eod2ma ISS EMILY E. FRECH, ~~ TEACHER OF ELOCUTION. Lessons in class or private, at residence of pupil or teacher. 514 Lst. n.e. nl7-eo'Jm* Private-instruction in latin, kxoi.ish Blanches, and Mathematics, at house of pupil if desired. Address Mrs. A. W? Star office. dl-mfcs,lm UNIVERSITY-TRAIN ED TEACHER OF ENGLISH^ Mathematics and Lsngusges baa classes now form ing; <5 per month. Civil service and college preiwra Uon. TEACHER. 221 E st. n.w. dl -:tw* PAINTING, DRAWING IN CRAYON AND CHAR coal taught by MISS L CAN El ELD Terms*! per m Class on Saturday for Children. (1.50 i>er m. Studio. 821 Htli n.w. Send for circular n29-lm* W ASHINGTON SCHOOL OF ELOCUTION AND It Oratory, 904 M st n.w? Mrs. M STEVENS HART. Principal. Voice Culture aud Natural Expression csrelully taught. STAMMERING Thoroughly cored. References to patrons. n30-lm S" PENCERIAN BUSINESS COLLEGE, OOrTYTH and Data. n.w. Established 1S<!4. Central lo<ation. , Commodious balls sud clssa-rooms. 8u|*rlor methods. Fullcoriisof instructor*. Its well-trainedgradustessre tilling res|>onsible busineaa and official positions. Day and night sessions. Large attendance of young nieu and women. Fivecoursee: The business <-ourae, Amanuensis course; Practical English; Special Pen manship: Delsarte Course In Expression. Tuition rates; by the year, unarter. or monthly installminta. Enter any time. Call or wild for illuatrated circulars. HENRY C. SPENCER. LL. B.. PrincipaL SARA A. SPENCER, Vice-Principal. n22 MISS SCHMITT'S KINDERGARTEN AND~PRI mary Class. 401 :id st. n.w. Conveyance from northwestern nectiou, teacher accompanying. AR 1'IC ULATION and SPEECH READING tautflit the Deaf. n20-lm* IANO LESSONS ? MISS CLARA~HARRISON, pupil of Win. Mason. N. Y. kindergarten System for Little Children a Specialty. ?e20-3m* 1234 1.3th st. n.w. T HE COLUMBIAN UNIVERSITY.?THE CORCO ran Scientific School opened October 1. Thei lasses, which meet in the evening are open to both sexea t or intonnation about the courses m Alfrelira, (ieometrv, Triironouietry, Analytic Ueometry aud Calculus, apply to H. L. HODUKINS, Professor of Mathematics o4-3w Elocution. Oratory, Acting. Leasons in CLASS or PRIVATE in any one or mora of the above studies. 4S patre Catalotrue tree. MAR TYN COLLEGE OF ELOCUTION AND ORATORY, 3i:< Cth st. n.w. (half a block east of City P. O.i. AnsL imrton. D. C. <* lG-aiu fJlllE BERLITZ SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES. Terms batpn now. an29 723 14 th st. n.w. F" R1END8' SELECT SCHOOL-A~ PRIMARY. IN termediate. and Hia'h school for both sexes. 1S11 I st n. w. au2ft-flm THUS \V. SI DWELL, Principal. A BUSINESS EDUCATION - BOOK-KEEPING l\ Penmanship, Commercial Branches, Type-wntnnr Llocutlou; Life Scholarship, $2.">. miinqma. Es tablished ISSi WOOD'S COMMERCIAL SCHOOL. 407 E. Cap. au'.'.Vtiin MARTYN'8 COMMERCIAL COLLEGE AND School of Telegraphy :uid Tyre-writimr, 3l:i0th st. n. w? near City Post-Oflice. '"The Hiirhe?: Stand ard Business Colleire in America." Splendidly eqtup itd. The huyeat and moat commodious buiidinr m the city devoted to business trainiutr. Catalo*-i'es tree on application. Coloied students not admitted. FRANCIS G. MARTYN. President. C. K. UK.NE1* A. M. C. E , Principal. ocl Anew illustrated circular OF SWITHEN C. SHORTLEDGE'8 MEDIA (Pa-)ACADE M\ FOR BOYS sent free. aels-tjal **rpHE CEDARS" - A BOARDING AND DAY JL SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. REOPENS OCTOBER 1. Address sel-Um MISS EARLE. 1910 3-">th st A HARVARD GRADUATE DESIRES l'UPILS. singly or in small claases. Apply to WM. H. PUTNAM, A. M? sel9-3mo At Sanders k Staj-nian's, 934 F st. n.w. J>ROF SHELDON'S DANCING ACADEMY NOW open for the reception of pupils MON DAYS, WED ESDAY8 and SATURDAYS. Call or send for circu lars, 1004 F st. n.w. au23-Sm DB. JOHN CAULFfELD will resume lessons at 1012 14th st, opposite the Hsmiltou House, sel9-3m* October 1. lsws. FAMILY SUPPLIES. ^Bridal Veil spring WHEAT PATENT FLOUR ia the Premier Floor of the World. The only Minnesota Patent now made from all old ] wheat. For aale by the following- well-known ifToo?rs: JOHN H. MAGRUDER. 1417 New York ave. CHA8. I. KELLOGG. Masonic Temple, 9th st GEO. E. KENNEDY * SON, 1209 F st W. E. ABBOTT, 1721 Pennsylvania are. K. A. WALKER, 1600 7th st E. M. BURCHARD A BRO? Peun. ave. and 4*st G. W. A H. W. OFFUTT. Georgetown. A. O. WRIGHT, 1632 14th st P. P. BACON. Pennsylvania ave. d8-wfcs Fancy burbank "potatoes, ooc - fancy ] Valencia Raisins. 9c.; New Currants, fc.. Choice Citron, 2oc.; New Nuts. Figs, Candies, Oranges, and a full supply of Holiday Goods very low; terms cash. N. A. POOLE. d!3-3m 944 La. ave. n. w. PROFESSIONAL. Dont Trifle With Your Eyes. Dr. 8. GALESKI'8 Optical Offices, 925 P at. n.w., affords you the opportunity to hare your eyes ex amined free of charge, aud if required have such Glasses adjusted to your eyes aa will be proper to cor rect every optical defect, no matter how seemingly severe. Illustrated catalogue containing useful hints regard ing ttws care of our eyes free to any address uponap d!5-3m J. P. LEWENBERG. M. P.. Manager. A REIVED?THE GIPSY MEDIUM, MME. LAFEL, A. 603 12th st n.w. Consult her In Love, Marriage, Divorce, and bual will be more than satisfied Causes the lo marry with best results. Restores lost lore! 1 ~??? s jrril lnflc better condiUon. Tells what yon are betterfltted for the separated together. Removes eTU'Influ ences, Jealousy. Gives the nenrous and and how to succeed In business. Having Gipsy power by inheritanos and tradition, sbs never falls to give satisfaction. Hours?9a. n. to 8p. m. dlS-Ot* "MAD E. ARDENNE. THE CELEBRATES 1TJ. 1st and Clairvoyant, can give yon your e: chart, and to bar sitters their names In ful how to bold ths affection of husband and knsrui how to win the one you lovs. All bostoeas confiden tial. 1112 G st n.w. Doom and be convinced. dl2-lm* LADIES' GOODS. Geo white.ladies- taiuul urarora material made up at reasonable pn<r?. E remu* Dmnw. Ac. Satisfaction ?-i;?rantw\! dl5-?t* GEO WHITE. 1110 Fat. f ADIES. IF YOU WISH A GOOD ANP STYLISH* J-iflitiiur waist bur White* rlove-flttunr, n ? ay-cut fill Liiiino: aolaat the Pwlau Royal and "at GEO. W HITER, niot .1. 170B THE BU1JDAY& J" SPECIAL PRICES OX JERSEYS AT _ Mr* A. T. WHITDKrB. dl3-3?* .MSltrhst. Modish Riding Habits evening asd reception corruwits MISS J. BOOGIXS jr: ?*- 4' 14441 Q St.. ft. w. MI*S OAUTIEB HAS BETURNEP FRO* NEW kork. and Informs her customers and the public that she will make Plrwirti* Empire &'*!? aud Tailor-made Suits 72Si:tthst D ? di;--3w* CmtTLDOCS HAIR DESTROYED. LEA VINO NO CVrwre by my elertn. needle pmres*. emlotwed by every prominent physician. Ten ftan' rnrtM in Una fit>. Electrical treatment for ladiesand childrsn. oelo-.lni* MRS. UK. GABRIEL. lli .'l O ?? \\-AMSLEY ft NEPWELE. T* Of :ttS N Charlea at . Baltimore. Md. Will open. at Wiliard'a Hotel private pariora. Tnaaday. Wsdiesday. Thursday. Friday, and Satur day. Iiec. 11th to 15th. imported COSTUMES AND WRAPS From the leadinr houses of Europe. Th* La teat Novelties In Dinner. Reception. and Even inir liraiOT Orders taken, and fit ruarant.*?d n.V-1 It MlAE. Ma J. P RANDI. l'tf F it. n w (Mr* Harrisnu'at. FINE FRENCH H AIL GOODS. Alao. A ?pedal selection In SHELL AMBER AND DCLL JET ORN AMF.NTS. shampooing. Hair Dre?M-d and Banirx sluncled. aurtl-4m* T jay gouldT~42i HTH. EVERYTHING in V a Scrap Pictures, Fancy l*apera. T? Omsinrut*. Toys, Jap. Scrolls, N'lll.i:*. German Favor*. Pluah B< irt. Bracket*. Wall Pi* kcts, Ciinatnia* Card*. Xo*. titles. Fancy Goods. WONDERS FOR CHRISTMAS. orlS-Sm \rON BRAXDIttTTsVP PENN AVE Tailor-made Gowns. Bnllnr Hsbtta Eveuins and Street Costumes. etc.. mad* at ahort notice Perfect fit and work, one flttrnv reouired Formerly with L- rd A Taylor. New York, and Win Birr k Co., St. Louia. nl Seal Sein Garments BEPYED and ALTERED FINE rCHS OJ EVERY DESCRIPTION. HATS. MlliS.BOAS.4c. MAPK IX) ORDER BEINS DRLS.M I). MOI NTED and LINED The Misses CUNNINGH AM. ??? F at. n.w., second floor, and ?eC? rim 1310 Sth at. n.w., bet N and O ata. T ILY PRESS SHIFLDS ARE THE BFST. MANC Ejufactured by the Brooklyn Shield Co.. Brooklyn. N Y. Sold by all leading dry-truoda house* in the 1111 tod ! State*. ^ oc4tiebl 1 FRENCH DYEING. SCOUEING ANP DRY CLEAN ING ESTABLISHMENT. 1205 New York ave Firwt-claea Ladiea' and Genu' work of every descrip tion. Pluah. Velvet and Evening I>re*~e* ANTON AND caroline LEltCH, loruierly with A Fischer and Maiavn Yriese, Paria. Ja','l ly NTOJi FISCHER S DRY "CLEANING ESTAB LISHMENT AND DYE. WORM t?0? G at. n w Ladle*' and Gents' Garnienta of all IMnda cleaned and Dyed without being ripped ladies' EVniny Dresses a ?iivuUty. Thirty-five year*' experifciutb Price# moderate Goods called tor and delivered al4 LL-WOOL garments. M ADE IP OP.KIPPED dyed a good mourning black. A. FISCHER. ?14 WOti G at. n.w. BOOKS AND STATIONERY. CHRISTMAS CARDS. 40c., TV., e . (AND UP WARD' PER 100. Alao Fine Card* and Satin Novelties, Pluah Boxeaof Note Pajier. Tree Oruameuta. Snow. Gold Paint. Paper Doll Heada. S- rmp Pn-tnr*?, German Favora, and THOl'SAN DS of Prettj Notiona for Chriatmaa, W huleaaJt Price to Teachera. t butvbea. fee. dl0-2w* J. JAY GOCLD 421 Wth at toB The Holidays. Our Holiday St<vk la now ready and la very complete In even thinir in the Book and ttatiouery line. Book* in set* Illustrated Hooka. Photograph Alhuma. W nunc Deaka Lap Tablet*. Glol et, etc. ChriatiuaH Card* and Booklet*, an immenae variety WM. BALLANTYNF. k SON. ?15,m.w.a-:tm 4'.'s 7th at INVITATIONS AND ORDERS OF DANCE McgiEEN A WALLACE, Printer*. 1 lttsto 1110 E atreet n.w., re?pe> tfully invite attention t> a hue of mn|<lea of W*-ddiim Invitation*. Ball Pparnuii*. Menu*. Fine Ticket* and Invitation Cant*, which hh y are now tin-pared to allow. 1 he aaaortun lit 1* *?> com plete :.ud compn*ea *o many novel tie* that th? :? feel confideut ot meet liur all tantea. ft'K HOU sefurnishesgs The P. Hanson II iss MANUFACTURING OOMPAHV. WALL P^tllS V FRESCO PAINTING. Furnitur*'. l^pholatery Good* and Curtaiua. SI,'. 15th at. n w. Baltimore Hppi}, SI? N. Charlea at. dll-am CooEiNG^fey Gas. A full line of GAS COOEING STOVES On hand and for aaU. mh31 washington GASLIGHT OOMPANT. V- ARPETS! \^ABPETS!! ^ ARPFTS' M We are daily receinur our Fall aupplvof BIGEIiOW". LOWELL A HARTFORD WILTON CARPETS. BODY BRUSSELS. MOQUETft, VELVETS. TAPESTRIES. THREE-PLYS. INGRAINS, and ART SQUARES, BUGS, MATS. CURTAINS, and DRAPINtiS in tfruat variety. An iiiaptvtion of our atocL la solicited. ae25-rtm HOPE. BRO A CO.. l.T.'SFat. pianos AND ORGANS. PLLAsl CALL AND si I. TH 1 MOKI 1I R1ECI PIANOS uuide, at reasonable i-n<-<-and m>) tenua. G. H El'HN, dlO 407 10th at. 5 K E NN N A RBR ERR K K NN N AA H K K KK NUN A A P.BH KR K NUN AAA B B r. K K NN A A BBB KER PIANOS. uneqcaled IN TONE. TOUCH. workmanship AND DURABILITY'. Special attention of "Holiday Pitn iiaaeni" I* invite-l to their "New Artn-Uc Stili?. 'finished in de*urn* of HIGHEST decorative ART. Pianoa for rent. SECOND-HAND PIANOS. - A larve aaaortuieut, compnuiiur almost every sell-known make in the country, in thon'Uirh n'i'a'r. will lie t I se-d out at very low turn res. SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS oflered U.th in i-nee* and in term*.w l.u I w ill lie arranmd on EASY MONTHLk INSTALLMENTS when deaired. WM KNABE k CO., dO M17 Market S|?o?. PIANOS for HOUDAY PP.ESF.nts. We hove a cpl<i:iliu at?-k of UPRIGHT. baby GRAND and SOl ARE PIANOS, by the tollowiuir lead inif maker* DECKER BlSOS.. WEBER, FISCHE R and ESTEY. Caaaaot Ristewood. 1 bony. Oak, Malunt Mabo*rany. M'"lerate price*, bold on monthl) pa> - ucuta. Call and examine SANDERS A STAYMAN. ocl-iim H34 F it u. I. I^STEY ORGANS for holiday PRESENTS !i Beautiful new atylea Just received Han.laomeB atop onrau lor 4?J. Sold on eaay tertna ? ail and ex amine. BANDARS A STAYMAN, ocl-;tm vfl F at. n. w. The piano and organ question Cataloiroea, prices, term* and other information d? sired by thiste contemplating the pun haae of a PIANO or an ORGAN cheertnlly yiven upon applica tion. SANDERS ft STAYMAN. ocl-3m UJ4 F St. u. w. HALLKT k DAVIS' PIANOS. SUPERB IN TONE; perfect In workmauahip. elejrant in styles. low in price. Fine stock pret?raton to the Holidayanow oi*>n atJBll Wth at. ?lw. H L SUMNER. Agent. saT-iiui WOOD AND COAlt We Will d eliver the Best GRADES OF COAL AT THE FOLLOWING PRICES FOB CASH LYKIN'S VALLEY W.25 RED ASH .V?."> FUR*ACE. 5.20 :::: 545 STOVE AND RANGE 6 45 shamoeix: EGO. #5 45 STOVE 5.S5 We ruaraotes*CLEAN GOAL and 2240 i?uuds to the ton. KENNEDY BROS.. Oflkce. No. 12 H St. N.E B.R. Yard. Cor. Delaware av? aud E St. n.s Telephone Connection. a24-lm ooalt CoEE! W00DI JOHNSON BBOTHEB8, id Ball yards. 12th A WaUr sta. 1202 F St n. w. 1515 7th st. n. w. 3d and K st. n. w. 1740 Pa. avs a. w. 1112 9th St. B. w. 413 lOth St. n w. Exclusivs aftsnts in ths District for the sale at ssas of ths beat coal mined. Supply mors fsnilltss than any retail yard In th* United States. HON EST MEASURE. FAIR DCALTKG. PROMPT deliveries AXD BE > ROE ABLE PRICES have Coal. Coal. Coal. t qaality White MB Fmwsni Onalat DaUvared In auantitlss to suit. JOHN MILLER, MKaiiiUi 1^0 |4thsa at aSO-lm GENTLEMEN'S GOODS. G. T. K?* T A I LOB. oc?-4a 414 WTB STREET II. L). B IIIK)|iTl.tt ASI? TAILOR. Hu Uw honor to inform >?? thai his XEW OOOP? have )mt arrlvad V IMo,. i<n?ul.) At* all mni>riiu 1111 KXIITLTiXU AVt. mhl7 Waahinrtam, D <X ? RAILROADS. EALT1MOHF. AND OHIO tC41I.H('4P Schedule >r. eflerl IVr nth. 1H*S rr Wwtiiurixii from elation eorner of New-I. avenue mhI C M For rhtfiji? and SuniimTrt. TwtihnW I miMti pw, daily. X a in . ni'mi, H Oi i' iu Fort n-.iuuau an I Ht Lauia. rA|<rraa. dally. J an4 lildjijK rur IHiiibiin and Dmlnd. wafll?:l?d limited em pl>-?a. daily. * .V? a :u . and exi*v??s ? .'?% p.na I'll1 xiturton aiMl Loral atatlona. *10 10am For Baltimore. *n k day*. ft.? .Hi. 8 40, 7 -"MJ. R:w,li4"> 11 i4.VmiBtitr tnun .a m., 12 |(i, 2 W J IS i4.Vminut. tram>. :i Si. 4 ifl < Vv 10. II 4.'?, ? -Ul. P 4.'and 11 30 |ia> Kuiirfait, H :.ai, s :t0, M 4a a ni _11 .V J a.. S:'i\ 4 Ul. 4 ,t.V I! 4.V T M\, P 4"a. Mid 11 :?(i p.m lor t*a> station* hetweeu Wa?htn?toti and Baltl lu?ir-. mi. M 4tl. s :?> a m . IX 1 <1. 3 4 .t.v ?l 4 V 11 :.MI l' "?- suudaya. s no a ni? 1 1 ...3 2.?. 4 .li. H 4-i.ll :?0p iu I rain* Inn Ral'tmorp for * a?h:n#t.m. a?efc da; s "? 10,? ?II ii :m, 7 ??o.n rto. <4.Vtatiiute train I. !i ihi.ji o.i. Jn 3d,, 4.VtuiMitc train'a in , l'-'l-VV 1*8. .1 INI. 4 10. .1 IHLII IMI.H 3II,H mi. Ill inland 11 |' iu. Muudava .i 10. Ii .lO. s ihi h (Ni. 1i <Vi lo 40 a m . ll.t'/AO. 4 lo. ,'i idl, ii in. s ihi 10 iki and II | m. ForAunapolia.il 411 win 30am. 12 loan.14 U r m (in Stmdaya. h 30 a ui . 4 :<"i p ni L/?rr An napoliaii 40, h a m.. 12 Oft, 4 Ul. p iu suudaya, fc 3. a m . 4 101' UL F< V- .. . ?? 1 1 ?>' I For 11.1yd ? aud intermediate aationa, tT OO p m Tl (IO 1K ? Chimb train leavea W aeluiiirt- n on Sunday at 1 1ft jul'.'l, *' a" atatloti- on Metropolitan For Frjaterlrk. tlO 10am . t4 :tt. 1ft 30 pm day*. 1 l.i p.m. For Haavnatotrn. tl? 10a 111. rind ? r?Op ?? iratuaarriTrtroiii <?liloa?i'dail) s llft.aui audH :ift p.m.; front IStKitui-:: and si U.uia datll ?t .lii'ii, and 1 .1.) I lu.. trvui l'itt*l,unr 's.ift a lu. tT _'Ul PHTLMtt.lJ'HM IU VISION For Ph:l*W|4?i* mid W ilm ii?rt? n, dm It H l.\* ??-. ' ^ I' l*?rl -r (4m on tM \ '?' a 111 , atid 4 ,*.0 p iu. t.-aiu- sl.^ pin^iar on lua 11 SO p m * ip. ii at si | ii. Fur tatenaMliatr |. 11.t? l-tw.-n Haltaoon au4 rtillad. li lua. *ii .10a 111 ?-.'?tWi and *4 n p 11, 1!T"' ? '?'I v'-il:1"- >"r w-aiii14rt.n1. daitr. K do. 11 iki a III.. 4 II'. . (Hip lu and I." 11.1 nmtit. tllrtCtttalrfB, Daily i>-.mdav ..nl> lWv?ift . .Lil.^1 for and rhr. k?sl at Ii 'I. la and f.-*1 dt.iir<-? ou onlri-a Ictt at U.k?-t oMk.-^a. Kill and l.'til *4^*^^t'CFMFNTR. I'HAS <1 HTI.I. dH (ton. Maiitev-r ?,.-n !'?? v?ul FK1-UM. IM AI K 1.1 N| - .... J"**'1'"'11 I'B-i-t X *.-r !??> l.Mli. 1 fchs n .10 A \l ljo.tl.-iiu Mill 1 ?ii t .1 X^arfnlon. 0- rdonHViUe l liarlott^-Mll.. i,? i.l-nrv a-.d ><?t. -na U ??<?!! Ali-aandria and I .1. blrtinr. K.<anoki'. Kri.l, 1 Knoxvilp-. k.ii.i>, t'alcra, M.-i.to and V-? i?r 11 "J * II Fa?t Mali Daili lor wam-tilon. t liar lottoanllf. Viordon.xill... staii.il,p ? h^. \<i'ii.. Ilout^ 1-.Mii lit.unr, h.? Mount. l>ai.?i,l. and Mationa hr. '*?*0 l^lii'tibura and Hanvll.. <rtwnala.ru, lial-larli. t*MtoJt?,< ol?n.Uaj 'U i. \ili.-l. 4tlai ta, Hiru 1110 ham, Monti- .1... n. S. l.?aa and ? ailllnS l?ullinan la-r S. a \..rk lo MouMroHwry in . -uim tloii aith Pulliuan slw|a-r> McuUmarn to N. ? . tr. Italia and Mann B..ud*?ir f0?H-ia-rii lor Biriitinfc'liaiu. > u'kfttiunr mid stirr*vt-iM?rt. sl^ptir ur ii*. bon> to (yoluuibi* mui Au-uwt* N4.lul ;r?m*> vs^hin*f tou ti? MUuit. !>??? ii"t uimmiI for i 4 ii ItointM Suii(U)i. :,y **? s,m,U?. fur MmiiMic Mnwlmtir and int**rui^1i .w ?uti< u?? a^JioKM -Himttrn L&|I^liy for Warrt nti.t* 1 linr ? ill**. t iin itnuiiu Pullnmii mmd s..Jid wMlnitw-t..11 ta XaMO>w1H?-|. r la>n< lihuty. Mr Oiattot '^1*1 '.I l"' ? >1) MMHhBiftirn iniitU 1 liri'iiirl: Piilliit?u NW|?m V?Mliiiiiftt.n t?. Vltbont t-hmiftr*. 11.-INIif VI Sontli.rn Fapr.?? Ihuly for l.vm h Imnf, Uanvill.. I.ai-uri,, A-l.-v, IMtarl-itr.i linn run. Aik?*ii. AiuriiNtH, A: Moiittr??iii4-i t N? ? (ir Jr-mjM. leiuMaiitiCnUioruu HUIiii?ti \ Waa.aurtoii to N.a orlaaua wa Allanu ami I4.miI Koinrry fullii.a', sl<?-|*t A'katnuartoti to Aiuruau, t?a . without. Iiautrii Trsiua <>ii Waalnntrl'in ando},-.. dlMai.Hi |.iv< Waafc. InirtoliM INI \ M Haili <-l? ?-L t sui daj. al/d4 4.', I >4. Hfcily: arnvt Kound rtill if :l. 1 a m and T "Of *" Jp^urnli* !????? Round HUI ti n". I.W limit and I ?Tl Jl Sunday, ar i\nv Waahiuiftou s ni A M and 3 ,?.i P M Thr.-ufh train*<rum th<- South tia ?Tiarl..tt<. Han. villraua l.yni lilninr arm- In U-.aiiiua'ioii T ini \ M and, :i.i 11 M vialjuit 1. iin.tol and l.yu. h l"!iv at 11 IS A.M nud M 4<| I M via ?'l,?M,-.,a? aid Ohio route and iiinil-.f. ? nil,. ut <i 4.1 ^ vt hiraanunf |<? al al W 47 A M TR-ki-t*. ali^pnir <?r nwrvitim and luf-.riiati.in furiilahi-d. and Uit-'trat-'e i'l,?a k..i at iift.-r. I .UKi 1'iuu ?S Ivaiiiaat.-niie. and al PaiNM-i*-. r stau.-n fv.,ii?ilv? ida Kailroail. OIL aud B ata .1 As | I A \ I ? U d*> Ofliifil I'* ai'iitfvr Aa'i'Ut. HK GREAT " itvnsvi.vama rtorn; TO THF MIH1M. WXS1 AVU mm THWTST Dill llLl. 1 l.ACR. SPL1 SUI11 Si 1 V ; m ?1EEI. KAILS. MAUMFI" 1ST | 01 1 PMKVT. IN I I 1 KIT '[H I MB! k ., 1-sa TRAINS 1.1.AS F M As)ll.Nul<iN 11.1 'M sTATloV 0O1.NI.U SIXTH AND B sTUKhls. as y.ibl Forl'lttalmtvaiid tin'M'twt.Oin-irn 1.1 mil <1 ('trraaif fulluial. \o?til,uli-d l ara. at H .Vlajii.il iU) I'aal Ul?, II .Kl I.m. chulv. to Tin Innati an 1 si I^.iiia. with sli-ei.'Ti?r i ar? tr.iui fittahura toCiuiinuai 1. and llamaliiirir to St. laou- dailj.m.i-pl Satur da> . to I'hniw.i. w ith S1,*|.|,,W c,r Altoiua toi'lii .?avo U.-i-t rn i:\pn-aa. at 7 4"p.ii,. Uiuly, aitli Slwpitiirl'ara MaaLintrt'.ii to4<li.. wand Kl.Lnuia, mnuei til* daily at Ham^'-urir a ill, tlir iurli Wi-|*r? for La-uiavillr aud Mi-n plna l-a. ill. 1*. Vn aa. Hi INI p.m. .tally. 1 r llti ! nr and tl? li-at. a nil thr-'iiirli si. . j-,-r t-? Iltt?l..irr, an-J Hni? Piirvr to t'hii'airo. BALTIMoKl. AXD IMTOMAO K\II.ROAI> For (.nr. (.'anaiKlaia-ua, and kul nW. dail) |..r It,if. falo and Nugr.ira, dail),e?,*pt Sitiinli* I p. in., will Sl.^ i inir Car Haahiiiirt.. .1 t.- l?a ln -ter For Williama|>.>rt. l>?-k Haven, aud hliuira. at :i jut, ni. daily. r*r. pt Sundui. For New York and thr fj?at. 7 ,.,0. H (ill. 11 (Nl and 11 40a.m., V 00, 4 10. 10 (Nl. and 1 1 _'(l p.m. im hunday. H INI 11 4(1 a 111.. J (N?. 4 1(1. Ill (III, au4 11:211 p.m. Liiiiltivl l.*pr.-?- of fullmau farlor Car*. 4(1 am.daily, .-a.-opt sun,lav, aud 3 4j p. m. daily . with Uiniuir tar. For Briwiklyn. N V , all thr>-u*:l, traina ,'..iinia-t at J#r. ?ej I lty v it ti la lata of Brooklyn Aiiin-i. af -r.linif dirw'i tniinlirr to Fultou al? aiouliu^ doutun ti-j :iaa, aoruaa N, * York (In ForFlitlad. Inhia, 7 -211. s o?, !? UO. 11 IN>. and 11 4(? am.. - 0(1.4 10.lt 00.s Hi. 10 00 aud 11 .'lip n.. <Ni Sinday, '.I (NJ. 11 40 a ui.. (Nl. 4 10. tl OO, H lo. 1(1 (Nl aud 11 ?(l PJII l.llulti.,1 llplrasail farlor (ani.M 4(1 ? lu. ??-k day a. and :t 4-"i pm. dailv. with Ihitinjr t'ar For Baltimore. (i .-UY 7 'JO, S (HJ, H OO. 1 40. fi ML 1! (Kl. and II 4(i a m . 12 (i.J., J (Nl. :t 4;,. 4 10 4 -(l. 4 40.Ii INI, 7 40. M 111 III nil, arid II 20 p. ?u On diindat y (10. ? o.".. p jo, 11 40. anil V. !;. * '? 4 ,au 00 T 4* 10 oil. anj 11 2(1 P.m. For f?!? ? i're-k Une. 7:20 a m aud 4 40 p in dailr exoept Siin.la) For Ann i|?tia. 7 20 and H 00 am.. 12 05 and 4 49 p.m. dail). eu*|it suuda> suudaia. ?? (Mi a. nt^ 4 10 p.m. ALI.XANIil'.lA ASU ITiFHI KIi F.SblHU RAIlr }?>V. AND ALUANHItlA AMI MA^UlNur'j* 11 A I lalU ' AI), For Ali-xaudi la. tf (Kl. ? h 40, !i 4.*.. HI .*.7 a. in ? 12 l>4 n.a^i 2 O.Y 4 2.%. OO. Ji ?l (ITi. H n.'J III (l l. and 11 :IT p u. On sumlat at G (N(.!i 4.a IO j. a. lu., 2 :lll, .1 JSi, H (Ci. aud 1(1 (lo p u A<v<mu. alallon for Vuaiitiixi. (ni 1 n, a.s-k day a lor Kl> hl, ..nd and tl?-South. l> (Nl. 1(1 r,7 a ui dally. _?nd (i OS p. ui daily. i-?,epi sunda) Tmiia leave Alexandria for V nahiiurli >11. II OO 7 0.V s 00. !? 10, 10 1.1, 11 (17 a 111.; 1 20. .'t (Ml' 3 2X .'? 10, 7 O.L n :i2. i 0 42 and 11 o:, p m. on sun day at W 10 and 11 07 a.ui .2 (Nl. i lo. 7 Oi, w 3J and HI 42 p lu. Tl, keta and lufoniiation at the offia-e. nortlwiaat .-or Dcr of 13th atreet and lvtiuaylvatiiaaaeuiie and at tlin at at ion. whn. ordera 1 an he left for tie .lie-kiwul u^'am* t?? d**pT]fi!itkiii fruui Lot els Mid r~?i<ifti< ?? CHAS t. fl i.lL J 1; W1 hill. Pen, rai Manairer ld;l| lieu fa? Am-nt POTOMAC RIVER BOATsT H|T. \ EiiMiN! Ml VLk.yoi: . STKAMKK W. CijRCORAN L^aVi-a ith-rtns-t wliarf dail} 'eiorpt Naudari for Mt Vernon and luier Lauuinna aa tar down aa t.IylaonL ?t 10 o'clock a. ul kataniluir. rva, .,?? UaoL.uartoa about 3 30 p. m. _?!? BLAKK. Captain I30R POTOM AC RIVER LAK111M,* Nl.W II.OX sTl.AMl.K W Ahl VII I.H' Lrtjtma 7tbHrtii*t wharf ou M( iNliA\ s, I HI iisDAV* and HATl KUAl s at ? a m lii'tuminv II lsl?A\H. FKIIlAYK au.i SI NIIAVS p. it. ta>t:i-hiiurai Itiver Land:nir* aa far a* liommi I'rw k. Va . si I h inerta Hay and L?jiiirdio\>n. Md. Conim-ta with B arid O R. K at fcheplK-nia Kee a. hedule lull.V b f AiMtETT AjrV C. M. lid DLL Y. Mauatrt r Ja -o OCEAN STEAMER^ ^ASi?Al. CI BA. MtXKM Tb* Winter Onu of thr Tto|4ob. The MaruiU-eut Ktiwwn of the M ARD 1-IN E, Will he dMa|?ti hi .1 for Havana. Mataucaa. Oartani and Saima. aud for Havana fi.n iia., ( wnapachc. flga ten, TamjiN'o, Tuxpani and \era era* A LDNEePAY8 aud SATCRDAY*. For Kaaaau. Hantlar? d* Oha nd ('lenfuaraa Ewry other THt KhDAY. ROYAL VICTORIA BOTCU N ASHAf. ac'tK-o. Aniawoan nuuiac loftaUa iM & ? JAi R. WARD rw. 113 Wail A.1.1 ?1 tkna.tu.3iii Short kocte to dondon. NORDDEl TucHI.h llOTD I. I. OO. laat Expreaa si.-an,era. To flonthaiuptoti Ixn^oa. Main I Bramen WedH mb. 18.6 s.in. berth iSerle* iUt<moim. eir*41ert Uble. linrtoa sr - A-of DENTISTRY. MTATT, D cor INh pad T^'DlTyT^na^rVl5 14TH NT. % M. "/J Teeth extratnwd without pa.il hj aid of loem acMft. ??*. by a|.l0?a3