1 2i> Iowa ClnK 3-story brick, 13 rooms, all m.
i.. staMe ia rear ? $125
1V21 16th >L. 3-etory hrlrt. 14 rooms. a. m. i.; y.lOO
1 *? B ?t. a.e.. :l-story brick. ? rooms, s. m. i 45
4M) Pa. ave.. 3-etory brick 150
1711 Ret., 1-story frame. 4 psjius 10
??]? Put., 4-roombrtfi.m. i 18
On s prominent brick. 15 r*.. com
pletely ami hudMia^ly furnished, betted by
op* n ere-places and furnace #225
Mil 16th st. 3-story brick, 12 rooms, completely
On one of oar pftocitvl circles. s 3-story brick of
i:t n> DV. h???l by furnace; newly papered;
ftu- furniture, stable in rear 175
d26 12t M M. I'.\KkER, 1418 Fat.
1J*)R RENT HrNISHED-ON A PROMINENT
circle, s 3-story brick. IT! mora*: all conveniences;
heated by new furnace. house newly papered at a cost
of (1,000 to match the ele?ra?it f'irniture: stable in
rear will accommisla'e 3 horses ami 3<arriaires. $175.
d26-12t Inquire of M. M. PAKUB, 1418 F st.
FOR RENT HOI SE 15 F ST N. W . .VKODMK,
most tni|~?. *1 jier month. Apply to W. C. 1
JOHNSON,. 18 13th st. n. w. d26-lm
RENT 1'X FURNISHED--^;
2 Dupont Circle $150 1432 N st .#50
1614?HilrtU. I. ave. 14(4 Nat. _... 50
iw <100 each. 4127th st.s.e 18.541
70S I Hth st 66 tin 1215 Conn. ay. n.w 50
1314 lOthst 113.33 1228 1 st. n. e 20
144t* S st hO 1712 4th st. n.w 16.66
1600 15th st 55 1427 F st ti. w? of
14.10 X st 50 Iti-e 12
Dupont Circle 250 M. near Conn.Jaee . $150
1 Kill ?t . i..sr Kavf..l ">ii 10thst..n'rDupontCir. 125
I>e Sales st 182.50 O. bet inh and 10th. ..120
K,bet 17th aud 18th..175 lothamlO .100
M.near 14th 175 R st., bet. 1 :ith A 1 4th.lOO
FITCH. FOX * BROWN,
<120 14:.7 Penn. ave. n. w.
JOB RENT-HANDSOMEI.Y FURNISHED TF.N
r??oni h.?use. in the nortlis?*t section of the city,
a: a moderate rental to small family . owner roinir to
Europe. Apply to WE3COTT k WILCOX, 1007 Penn.
are. n.w. d26-3t
F)K KENT DESIRABLE BRICK Hi U SE 205 D
st n.w.. II n-onis and bath; all modern improve
ments south front; *4". per month, key st 207D.
Inquire of owiit r, 1318 Cnrroru st. <126-3t*
IJIOR Rl- NT 1217 T ST. N.W.; A TWO-STORY
seven pw in bru k H'-use, with 'ill the modern iui
pfni'iiwnts. newlv painted sud |?pered and in all re
spect*. iticluilinir i fiimbinv.in most excellent condition.
Bent, $25 per month
Inquire st 1210 T st. n.w. <12rt-.1t*
I-JN.F REM NEW HOUSE. 1117 N ST N%.. De
sirable lisatlon. 10 rooms; south front; back yard;
with all modern conveniences. Apply next door,
1115 IIst.n.w. It*
1j*< >1! REST ?022 P ST. N. w7~BRICK HOUSE,
rt rooms and loth, in irood order; $30 per mouth;
keys at 020.
d26-3t R M. MORRISON. 1212H F st. n. w.
1" ^OK RKST *25 PER MONTH?805 H ST. N.E..3
story, 20 feet front, press-brick house, containing
it rooms and bath. hot and cold water, gas and latrobes;
in thorough repair.
F<>K KENT?#50 per month?051 Q st., corner of
10th northwest; store, dwellimr anu stable- store
fri>ntiniron two stmts. <-a|*ble of lieintr made two;
irood location for market or feed business; dwellimr
seven n> ins and tnth ; hot and cold water; in thorough
repair stable will accouinx slate two horses. Apply
to R. O. CAMPBELL. 517 10th st. n.w. d28-3t*
IjtOK RENT-A NEW 1IOISE WITH FOUR ROOMS,
suitable for a store, 44 Js> ks<in st. Apply at 714
IJIOR RENT?903 C 8T. N. W., THREE-STORY
brick h. use. S rooms ? all nn il rn luij roveiuents;
key at 005 t' st. n.w. Rent *21.40. Inquire at A.
tULY'S SONS. 71s 7th st. n.w. <12tt-3t*
.ViR Rr NT RY R. O. HOI.TZMAN. REAL Es
tate and Insurance Broker, 10th and F sis. &.W.
U Ilerre Hotel. 10th
510 1 1 IU " * II-. | AVI ? ?-,v ?' > ,,. n,. u. . ., a u, . . ....,>??
17:H K st. n.w . 15r ..125 2210 11 st. n.w? 7r 30
523 l:ttli st. n.w , lOr.125 700 7th st. s. w? 7r?
lti.'I^R I ave.. llr..S3 3:ji store..... 28
D<l E Sts n.w , 4Sr . 12015 N st. n.w., 8r $40
iod. imps $250 123 C St. s.e., 8r 35
D 11th st. n.w., 10r..l50,3113 N st. n.w., lOr. 35
S4 K st. n.w . 15r .. 1 2210 H st. n.w., 7r 30
i 13th st. n.w . liir. 125 7UO 7th st. s. w? 7r.,
.'0 R I. ave.. llr..83.33| store 28
fl" F st.. Sr. and store..SO 3d floor, 1107 Pa. ave...25
1*23 I st. s w.. 12r 75 717 11th ?t. n.w.. 7r 25
1232 14th st. n.w., lOr. OO 1253 H st. n.e., 7r..20.50
?d ttis^r, 1107 Pa. a\>- tin C .'It D stnw,3r.store .10
t?t>5 oth st. n.w? 14r.52.50 3lH? D st. s.e., fir 15
1H41 R st., lOr 5O305D?t s.e , Br 15
1843 K st.B.w., lttr ,5?i 5:ti> 8th st. s. e.,5r., stb. 15
It'll N st. u.w., l?r 5t> 17t?l loth st. n.w?4r..15
730 21st st. n.w.. Sr 45 1232 Wylie St., tir 13
1745 F St. n.w . nr... 45 1003 N. J. ave. s.e.. Or .12
1223O st. n.w..0r 45'
F.near 18th st., 13r $."><>0 R I. ave., bt 1?*17.$125
K l*t. 17th& ISth..410.00 Fst .near 18th. llr . 100
Conn, ave , near N st.. 250 F, near ISth St., 10r..l00
1 st.. near 10th. 12r. ...200 2inh.bet yandR..ll?r.lOO
Iowa Circle, 15r 200 2sth. near O. Sr 75
Sith. above K st.. 12r 150 :i.5th, near Q nw, llr. .05
O, bet. 13th k 14th 17M50 Sth st., near l.ir 35
H, near 21st st., 8r...150
141 Fst.,2d floor, 5front 71!?11thst. n.w., 2r..$35
r*. heated by steam. .$S0 N. e. cor. 7 ^ F, fr. 5 to 12
H4i F.:Id floor, 5 front rs.. !?3<i F st., 2d fl<sir, lr....25
In at, <1 by steam (Ml F st.. 2d floor, lr.. .15
Lnniit risims in "Sim 470 la. ave., from 10to 20
Buildimf,"fireproof,2 ele- 513 11th st.,2r 25
vators, heated by steam. 1211 F st. n.w., 2r 25
from $30 to $100 each. 1211 F st. n.w., 3r 25
1110 F st.. :i<i floor. 3r 40 513 llthst.,3r 20
1110 F at., 4th lloor, 3r :tO 4Uti 13fn st. n.w., hall ..20
1701 Pa ave., store $75 512)4 11th *t n.w 50
422 Oth st. n w 75 421 llthst. n. w 40
512 11 th st. n w 50 704 17th st 10
M R O III)I,TZMAN. loth and F sts. n.w.
IM?R RENT- ,
1351 C s w., lOr 003 fith s.w..8r..m.i$22.50
aadbath-rooiii $20.50 O s.w.,lir..m.i 22.50
633O s.w? fir . m i 22 MO 4<?i :id ;i.e.,0r.,all m.i.,25
47 K n 1 Or..all tn.l...25 Soii-slllij ?ths.w?0r.,
310 3d n.e., 0r.,w&tr. 15 water aud Kas 10.30
808 7th s.w . 0r..w... 14.30 1012 7tii s.w.. Or., w i ir.14
1013c s w? lt>r.,w 22 728 4H s.w.. Or. w.. 15.30
1240 s.w.. Or., w 13 508 4H s.w.,4r. and str.
011 4Vfc ? w.. Or. At s%r .30 room 18.30
124 M s.w . Sr., w 8.30 I0O4 4H st. s. w , Ors.
77 K s.w., 5r S an<l store rt*>m 20
OOS Vaatv s.w.,0r.,w 15 327 M s.w., 5r.,w 10.25
113Ls.w..5r S 442 lsts.w.,5r.w 14.50
OOO 1st a w? 5r 0 022 1st s. e., 4r 8
<122-3t* C II. PAKKF.R. cor. 4H and E sta. s. w.
1214 Fst n.w ,23r 25o 1538 Pierce Place. Or. ...40
131o F st.n.w.. l.'Sr 200 1400 Chap.n st.,i?r 40
1400 Mass.ave n.w 114> 07 140s Cliapin st.. Or 40
142S Mass ave , 14r l50 1410 i'hapin st. !>r.. 40
1730 Mass ave.. 17r 125 1370 B st.s.w.. llr 40
Pst n.w , 12r 125 2406 14thst.n.w.,10r. .40
1125 loth st.n.w.,15r. 115 1213 Ttli st. n.w.. Or 35
lt>14R. 1. ave., 12r 10O 153420thst.n.w.,7r....35
lt.lrtlt l ave . 12r ..10O 1524 2*'th st.n.w.,8r . .25
101421stst n.w .lOr. .100 1507Caroline st.. Or .25
1322Lst.n.w.. llr . loo 10o7 Lst.n.w.,7r .10.45
1724 Conn. ave.. llr 1IMI 220 1st st.s.w. tir 15
1702 Pa. ave , llir .1*1.07 220 1st it. s.w . Or 15
1314 C.iun. av , 10r.87.50 222 1st St. s w . Or 15
1728 I st.n.w.,i:trs FURNISHED
llthst n w.nr 015r s;?.:tt I st, n'r 15th. 13r. .1.000
100M Ms?. n.w..wareh?e.80 Tl?>n.asCir< je 500
2?r;7 Hillyer ave. !>r?70 R.I.av jir 17th, 14r 416.07
2023 o st.n w , 11 r ana H st.. nr. 15th. 15r 400
stable 70 I si. nr Ihth n.w . 3X3.33
1527 Ost.n.w.,llr 70 Mass av.jir.l 8th,15r. .300 !
817 12th st. n.w.. 14r..70 liithst.4ir. I, 2(?r 300
1624 15th st n.w.. lOr. .65 R st.. nr. 20th. llr.. 250
1415 N st. a. w., llr tL5 15th and K sts.. 1 Or 250
151020th st. B.W..10T. 05 Conn, av , near R. 18r.250
824 12tli st. n.w^ store N St., nr. 13th, 13r . 250
anddweUinv Wl Mass ave..nr.l5th,13r.250 I
2012 Hillyer Pla< e, S?r. ,?>0 K I av .nr. 8?ott Cir
104 -n l ave.. Or 00 cle,14r 200
1700 M st. n.w.. Or 5j K st.. nr. 13th, 13r 200
144S N st. n.w,. lOr 55 o st. near I sth, lOr. .150
405 O st. n.w.. 12r..5O.50 Ust.near 2t?th.'llr. .125
1011 \ st. n.w , Sr 50 10th st.. n?-ar N. 1 Or. .125
1514 30th st.n.w . 17r..50 llth st.nrOn.w. 15r.l25 i
?_'t!. list u. w.. 1 Or 45 N, near 14th. Or 120
2416 14thst.n w . 10r..45 O st .near 20th. llr..100
2420 14tb St., lOr. 41.67 16thst.n.w.,7r . IKJ
-414 I4thn.w.. lOr41.67 35th st. u.w., llr. 75
Tlie above houses can l-e evamin< <l by is-rnilt from
c.r.r . ffi? eonly. THOMAS i. FISllEft k CO..
<122 1324 F st. n. w.
>?K RENT ?
>. 1. HV?*.. 4r li
?J410 P* ?v . 1 Or :k"? 11 11 N ?t. n e . 5r VI
til 41 H-utr^in.i .25 2427 T ?r.. W....1I.5I
1VJ1 IVrve, m.Ltia.50 .V10 Alei Court. 4r.l0."><
v VIT .,72318th 9150 2606 L?t,Or .. $10 30
Ko-r ,VV\ . " ' 1Wr?. "Si ?-'5th St.. 6r..-...155o
- -1 -t. 1 -r till i., 032 25th St. & 15 501
' \"r - 1059 Jeff av.. 6r . .15 30 !
tlfift- av?-. Dir.. .00.5._> 013 26th st 5r 15.30
ii1"* ?r .>?? 14??7 27th. Or. k store 15
1 t4i I .-t.. llir 40.5O 2420 N st, fir 14 *U) I
1011 I'eim. 10r.,m.i.40.t!7 51!? 2:id st 5r 14 "Ui
? iHI'st. It.T., m i 38 005 27th st Or 1"'So1
2127-2131 K st. Or.37 So 2625 I rt,5r iS aO
OWl 7JSW SU sr 35.51? 1004 N\Y. ave" 4r 12
v"""'? ' s-ounjir.iu.5o ,
1 l>r i01 < N \ avo .>r 1ft '
2431 K st., 7r., m l 2545 2226 Va. ,ve 5r 1)
V'12 N?t tir.iui .25:15 124125th st.Srl^I'.IlO
14-1 ^ ?t? it 25 K*-ar *<??> 1J? I ?t .">r U'to
vm' ir-- V."?!!l4]HVa-avft-"t..:;:. .??
".'r ' l -ar?15 2hth St.. 4r.8 3<>
1022 Man on at 22..?0 !?f,' Hnirhesallev M to
12Na^ W^e'sr -Kso
i-Os? . .<! st, sr..... - ......
2815 N st.. tir. m i
713 2t?th st. 7r ,m i.
1624 Marlon st? 7rs.20.5l) STABLES.
2226 1 st., tir 20411 Rear 2405 Pa. ave $16
^ '.,r - R* ?r 2012 K st .15
'4:^2 Rear 2100G st 10
017 V st. 5r is :ii> STORES
242!; N st.. tir. 16.50 112018th st.,cor. 50
240". H st.. 5r ...16.30 1 i4!t Pa. ave 45 50
For a full list apply to WESC4 >TT k WILC03L
liH)7 Pa. ave. n.w.
. .21.50 o:!4 Huvlies alley.5r. .8.30
21 50 2111 N. Y. ave., or 7.35
612 Est. n.w $1C<> 67 ?13 lirthat. n. w.. ?r $20
Mass ave and 20th st.. 125 433Q st n w.. 5r.... 18.30
614 17th St.n.w.. 12r lOO 7i?Lst. n.w . 6r 18 30
?Ml7-:? 1 lthst n.w.. Ilr75 728 S. J. av.,n.w^?rJ7.50
1311 20th st. n w.. Or OO 631, st. n.w, Or 17
?!<*< H St.n w .12r 60 2034 8th st. n.w . 6 r!6.50
1103 H st. n w . lOr 60 sits 10th st n.e..7r . 16.40
20150 St.n.w. Or OO lo|tjN.C.?t.?e.,6r.l6.40
32sl:id.ave.. llr 60 57 L st n.w., 6r. 10
1311 llthst n w . Or S5 724 5th stn.WjOr. .15.40
1713 De Sales st.. Or 55 715 A st. n.e.. Or ...15.40
164:'. lotu n.w ,13r .50 6o 1 111 M st. n.w.,5r?15.30
221 E Cap. st. llr 50?H> :?42?) Proa'tave.,6r 15.30
131 Md ave. n e.. llr .50 011 25th st.*n.w. 7r. 15.:tO
4in (i st. n.w.. li>r 50 605 I Oth st. n?.Hr. .15JSO
6:il E.Cap St.. llr .42.50 Whitney Close. 6r 15
22?> A st. s.e , lOr 40 Hvattsville, It la
1304 T st n. w?Or 40 JS16 Ista st. n.w., 5r .14
1005 !nh st. n.w . Or .40 "rf>6 N st. aw? Or 13:10
114021st st. n.w?l?r 35 ,V> |l)l3Cst. ? t.. 5r 13
looo 20th st.n.w^lsr:l5 5o 014W 25th n.w , 5r .12.80
"401: pa. ave a. w.. Or .:C? :Kt4 sth st. n. 6r 14
Ro:i B st. s-e.. '.*T !u 511 Otii st. 5 r. .13.30
2111 H St. n.w.,8r . 30.5V 1647 N. J ave. n.w., 4r 13
1612 7th ?t n. w 8r :<0.4O 610 Oth st. n.e.. or 15
2218 6th st. n *. lOr. .30 Cleveland ave. 6r 13
1700 loth St. n.w., 7 r :M? 102? 16* st.n.w..5r. l2 :U)
31SHst n.e..7r 27.05 McLs-an av. aw..Or .12.:iO
212 Arthur PI. 7r 25 40 1118 5th st n. e? 6r 12
Kil Ma?- av.ne.rtr 25.:C. iikmi 4tn st. n.e.. 4r.... 11
1S04 1 llthst n.w ,6r25 35 25 Kenton H. n.e lO :t0
? llos lint. st. nw fir 25 ;15 6'.>>iOordon av .4r .10 30
W)7 3d st n w? th 25> 015 27th st. n.w..4r 10.30
Mt. Pl<?sast. sr 25 12o2 O st. 5r .. . 10.30
181s Iaudetist ,7r 25 21177thst n.w? 4r 10
JiKiO Mil ave. aw , 12r 25 :tlO L st n.*., 4r 10
303 E.Cap. st ,6r 25 443Rst n.w..3r .......10
117 1 Oth st. u.e. ,8r 25
OS K st n.e . 7r 2 t STORES k DWELLINGS.
224 Mass ave. n w. 22 vst M<44 14th st n. w? 8r. .45
1016 Lst n.w.Or 22 80 23K 7th st. a.
410 3d St a e.. 6 r .22..?0 5th and N sta. n.w_Sr .:i5
? stta. 7r 22.:sO 24216* M at. n.w., Sr
* ?? WARNER k CO.. ?1? r at B.W.
1310 Omul ?t., 18r.$.HMi 1200 o?t?12. 150
1027-28 22d st n.w, 2000 N. Y aire Or *15
lOr. new, each. 00 2$34 Cwi.uLj ? ?r*}5
16?7 Conn av .Sr 441 Offl. es st CTlond HIA- '
16O0 Corcoran St.. Sr. 35 and 1407 F at ??
1415 W st Or, new.22.o0i
_d2".'-3t J< >H.N SHERMAN k CO . 1407 F st
"E'OR RENT O-ROOM BRICK HOUSE WITH MODI
Jr era imprjvements. 1521 12th at. n.w. Api4vtb
J<iHN F. GREEN, 1416Qat n.w. dlf-^
E. RENT AND KALE?J. HARRISON JOHNSON^
sth'st s?.. larre 8-room brick, m. I . $30 par bo.
466 X st.s.w.. new 0-room bock, at.L, $22.50pernio.
N st. s w.n.wW-ro..m brVt, m. i..$22 50 par mo
F>K REJiT-120 AND 128 MASS. AVE. 5. E,
eifht-room. bay window brick*, all mud. imp*.,
rent only $22 per mo. W. W. METCALF, 1331 F n.w.
P)K KENT-A HEW THREE-BTOBY BUCK
House. :k>9 Alio. containing ft room* and
bath. all modern improvements. nicely papered and
painted: rent. Inquire 918 East Capitol std22-3
I>>?; KENT -712 -T> ST. N.W.. ST. A 1>W? $30
lftth at. a.w., 7 room* 18
Mil I'.tb *t. i.e., 5 room* and stable 1j
21 Fenton n.e., 5 rooms 11
Enr 217 lat st. n.e:. 5 rooms #
Four houses in Armor} at *.w - each 8
CUTOOD ft GARRETT. Saocewiw to
d22-3t* CHA8. R CAYWOOD, 910 F st n.w.
, )K RENT?1020 AND 1020* 7TH ST. 8. W.,
_ Brick House, 0 rooms. water and gas; $12 per
month each. C H. PARKER,
d22-3t* Corner 4^and E ?-W
1~ Sob rent^ !
' 037 Ha. ave. ?. e.. 5r 7OH 12th at. s.e., 5r$12.50
at><l*torr #00 1213 Wylle n.e.. water.. 10
92ft ftth st n.w , 8r 3.) 12<H?X Wylle n.e.. 5r. 9.50
1405Col.at. n.w..0r.25 40 17 Fat. Ter. a.e?Br...9.30
232 mh at. n. e.. 6r. .22.50 1377 By. at. n.e.. 6r. .8.30
1 ftOO 10th. 7r. ft stable.20 G03 Call an at. n.e.. Or... 9
721 l*t *t. n.w.. 8r 20 Mark's Alley, 4r ?..8
332 G at. a e? er ...16.30,1332 Miller's Ct a.e 8
1 .'>33 0th at. n.w , 5r l"tKr. 12101 at. a.e.. 3r 7
40 L *t. n.w.. Or 15.30 820 2d at. a.e.. 4r......... 8
1203 G at. a.e .Mr., W.1S 30 1214 C at e.e., 3r ?
1205 G st. se.,0r.. w. 13.30 8 Cookaey'* alley, 3r 5
41ft 12?h sts.e..Or .13.30 Fnrnialied office. 027 F.20
dlO-liu SWORMSTEUT ft BBADLEY.927 F?.W. 1
TXIU KENT? IStore.cor.5th snd P?t*$.20
r 1320 ftth at. n.w_ |531 lftth n.w 10r...3o50
10r $.">0.50 80ft N st. n.w.. Or 20
512H 7th sts.w.,7r$22.50 5:15 .">th at. a.e., 7r 20
438 3d st.n.e., 7r 18.50 1119 V *t. n.w? 6r lo
704 K. I a*.n.w.,6r. 16.50 8140rantar. n.w?6r...l2
823 12th at. me., 7r. ...12'1311 C at. a.e .Or 10
W. C. ni-VAT.I.
d22-3t 925 F at. n.w
FOR KENT?FURNISHED?ON CTH 8T., BET\ D
?nd E sta. n.w? a tine 10-room House,completely i
and newly furnished; every room occupied. A splen
did chance. Kent on leaae $150 per month. B. H. 1
WARNER ft CO.. 910 F *t. n.w. d22-3t?
>)lt KENT?1444 CHAPIN ST.; 7 ROOMS,BATH;
modern improvement*; <30.
A. P. FARDON,
d22-3t 1326 F street.
I* JOB RENT?UNFURNISHED? $
(tor. on Conn. ave.
suitable tor residence 419 Kit $40
or business pur- 1321 Corcoran at 40
i.mes $208.33 1154 22d at 35
1921 1 Oth ?t. 100 506K lftth it .....25
2017 Va*s. ave. n.w 100 APARTMENTS
ltMMi lftth st 83 3.1 list. bet. 17thftl8th.$50
1737 !>?? Sali-s st 75 1315 N. Y. ave .. 10 to 50
822 1 Mth st (new) 75 OFFICES.
2012 Hillyer Place KO 1503 Pa. ave $0 to $.'15
2015>G st -00 1210Fst.ffrom Mar.l)$?
34<>lNst 50 8TABLES.
1300 30th at 50 Stables $25
I st., bet. 17 ft 18, aea- Duiwnt Circle $208 33
son *400 P *t. adj. Dtipont Cir . .200
I *t., bet. 17*18 ...3:13.33 Cot Fand lftth n.w....200
K st.. bet. 10th and 13th St.. bet. 8 and T. .200
17th sta 300 Jeflerson PL (6 or 7
Conn. aye. bet. N and month* > 175
Dupom Circle 300 De Sales st 175
Rhode Island ave. near I. bet. ISthft 19th.. 100.00
Scott's Circle 300 y ?t? bet. 17th st. and
H St., bet. 17 ft 1S 250 N H. ave 150
Conn, ave . bet MAN .250 N. Cap. st. (adj. Cap.)...150
(0 months, $2l000.) 18th *t. near H st 150
Conn. av? n'th Duixint Karrajrnt 8ouare 150
Circle 250 Sunderland Place 130
Conn ave.. near English ft, bet. 17th and 18th.. 125
letratiou (season) 250 Delaware av_ (adj. Cap. >110
911 1 Otli at. n*. (oppo. O, bet. 8th andlOth.. .100
"Anio") ..105 Fat..bet. 17thft 18th..75
15th st? n'r Mass. ave.225
Other furnished and unfurnished Houses, to which
we ask attention. 1 beae houses can be aeen only by
obtaining permits from our office.
HILL ft JOHNSTON,
dl5-eo2w ^ 1503 Peon. ave.
F~~ JK RENT?A HOUSE ON CONN.^AVE. IN~THE
irrowintr business section, suitable for buainesa or
flrat-clasa boardintrhouae: can be rented on a Ionic
lease; every room well lighted; stable on lot. 18 I
rooms and 3 baths and closets.
HILL ft JOHNSTON,
dl.Veo2w __ 1503Pa.ave._
FDR RENT-9-ROOM BRICK. 1008 20TH 8T.~N.
w . near new Siirnal offii e; all mod. imps.; in (food
onler; rent. $:10. 0-room brick, 1000 Vinrinia av?. s.
w.. near Smithsonian. ira*. water, lat robe, ftc.. in com
plete order; rent,$20. Private residence, Coun. ave.,
near British legation; 15 rooms, all mod. intra ; in
thorough order: Will lease by year to private family
only. lorj>er:iiit to see same apply to office. J. FRED.
KELLY, ol 3 9th st. u. w. d22-3t
1.VOK RENT?1909 I ST. N. W., A VERY DESIR
' able 3-story W-rooni house; ranire; latrobes, open
trrates; all mod. imi>s.; $55. GRAHAM ft BOLTON,
Atlantic Buildinir. 930 F st. d22-3t*
FOR" KENT? . 1825 22d si n.w.,:er..$17
304Cat. n.e.t 8r..$30 1231 22dat n.w.. Or...17
300 (' st n.e.. 8r :wi 12IW 22d st n.w.. Or 17 I
308 Cst. n.e., 8r 30 1007 U *t. n.w . 6r. .10 !
1513 Pierce Place,7r27.50 11:! Est. u.w.. Or 13
1030 5th st. n.w., 9r.25.50 203 E st. n.w., Or 13 ;
520 S. Carolina ave., 8r.25 309 Willow Tree alley,
4*>3 4thst. u.e?0r 25 5r 10.50 \
405 4th st. n.e.. Or 25 1232. r. 1233 22dst.4r.10
31 ft D st. n.e.. Or 22.50 1024, r.1914 Law., 4r.l0
41ft 2d st. n.e.. 7r 20 ftl5. r. ftlO 25th st.,4r.l0
421 2d st. n.e.. Or 20 010 K st. s.e . Or 10
00ft 2d st. n.e.,6r 18 1210 2d st. s.e.. Or 8
?II m 1115 Fst._
F)K RENT?BRICE HOUSE ON.14TH ST. VERY
desirable, only $30 per month.
J. R. HERTFORD,
dSl-lw* 1423H F st.
?22N.J. ave.. 9r..$50
2d fioor. 12th and E
1701 Boundary ?t.n.w?
stu. n.'w. 50*209 i:?H st. s.w . 7r. *20
225 Indianaave . ftr 50 420 E *t. n.w..7r 18
2CO Dst. n.w?9r . 40 50 1527 5th st. n.w?5r 18
38 I st. n.w.. llr 40 2022 9th st. n.w . Or 18
2121 K st. n. w? 7r 32 1408 Md. ave me.. Or. . .17
1114 Mil.ave. s.w., 14r. .30 010 Md. ave. s.w.. Or. ..17
3d tloor 811 Market 121 K st. u.e.. Or 14
Space 301515 7th at. a.e.. 7r 14
3<)!> A st. n.e., 9r 30,017 12th st. n. e? Or. ...15
427 M Ht.n.w.. Sr. .25.78 S5 H st. n.e.. Or 15
Up.pt. 2128 14 n.w..8r.25 123 Oth st. n.e., 6r 15
Teiileytown ltoad, 8r 25 1028 S. Cap. St., 5r.10.30
325 C st. s.e., Sr 20.41113(!5 D st. s.w., 4r 10
410 H st. n.w., 5r 20 220 Del. sve. n.e., 5r... .10
505 7th st. n.e., 7r 20 :W1 floor 924 Del. ave.n.e.7
STORES, OFFICES, ftc.
Store 1227 D *t. n. w.$50 408 La. ave.. 3d fl..4r. .$30 I
Store 1700 Pa. av. n.w . .50 015 7th St., Rs. 4A5 15
store and cellar 212H Store and dwV lftth and
14th st. n.w 35.50 B'd'y st*. n. w.. 3r...l5
Store lOOO N.Cap. at...30 401 7tn St., 2d floor,
4t>8La.ave..haseinent..30 r..om 5 10
Shop 804 list, n.e., 15 Cellar 4543 M st u.w 5
Stable rear 1410 1st...45
The above i* only a portion of the property on my
hooks. For full list call at office for bulletin issued on
the I stand 15th. fd21J THOS. E. WAGGAMAN.
1X)R RENT-A"CHARMING NEW HOUSE. 412 R
I. ave n.w.; 7 rooms. handsomely finished; crystal
chandelier: lanre closets, tine cellar, furnace, yard;
m. i ; $27.50 Apply 1210 8 st. n. w. n21-ow*
IX)K KENT -TWO NICK EIGHT-ROOM NEW
Houses, 401 1st st. n.w. and 53 D st. n.w.; two
lines of car* at door: two latrobes each, ranee, wash
tubs, two cloects and bath, bells, s]? akimr tubes, and
all modem conveniences, with concreted yard and
alley. $30 per month each.
BEALL, BROWN ft CO.,
d20-lm 1321F st.
JJH)R RENT-BY WHITAKER ft WHITAEER,
1403.31st, ftr. fnrn'
FOR RENT?THREE-STORY BRICK DWELLING,
12 rooms, bath-nsmi. and cellar: all modem im
provements ; well lifted ill northwest, rent $50 per
month. TYLER ft RUTHERFORD, 1307 F st n.w.
?OR RENT-A NEAT 9-ROOM BRICK HOUSEj
new. 720 F n.e. Key next door. 0-room, 140.?
(Tolumhia st. n. w.. $25 each. All have uiod. imp.
OV\ NEK. 518 ftth n.w. dlO-lrn
1307H F *t. n.w.
n'ce.$ 10 | 2020 L st..7r.,new $25
er'm.40 ! Fur'd h'ses. $100 to $400
8B*t. n.e.,llr $75 1205-7 20th st. n.w.. ,$3.>
Wash. Cir., 12 r* 75 Vt. ave. and U n.w.. Or. .30
201 A St. s.e., llr 70 505 S st n.w.. Or ...22.30
2105 () st. n.w^ 10t. .. .55 ftO:? IT st. n.w., 8r....21.40
223 <m?t. n w- lOr 55 2010 8th st n.w . Or .18
1325 Corcoran *t? 13r. .50 Union st. *. w. Or 13
3327 P st. n.w., 12r.. ?.r?*> Union PI. *. w., 5r.. .8.50
i;('0 U st. n.w^8r.. 37.60 Officers. 7058thst.n.w.25
!i41N H.avn.w?7r 37.50 officers. 1307Fst.n w.25
2819 at. n.w.. ftr. 35 l^trber shop. 13th ft En.w.
Conn. ave_ bet R and S. 18r.. tier year $3,500
\ t. ave? bet. K and I. 15r.. stable, i>er year 3,000
K st., t>et. fttb and loth, I2r? per month 150
Sunderland Place u.w.. 1 lr.. per months 150
TYLER ft RUTHERFORD,
dl5to3Ja 13Q7 F st n.w.
1203 New Humi-shire ave., 10 rooms $05.00
401 First st., e\ery mod. imp 30.00
53 l>*t n. w., ever> mod. imp 30.00 i
2020 14th st , store 20x70 and cellar 20.0(1
1 Hltiv rooms, tirst floor. 035 1' nt 50.00
office ns.ui*. 1210 F st, 3 front rooms, 2d floor 25.00
911 18th st.. from Jan 1. nicely refitted 83.33
2 room*. 4tli floor, Everett Flats, H st. near
18th. each $30 00
1500 13th st. for season 2,000.OO
1213 Coun. ave., season 2.(8K).00
15oh II St.. season 2.4OO.00
1323 13th St.. with stable, season 2,-KH).00
Grant Mansion, Georgetown Hci^rhta, by )T. 1,500.00
We have many other choice bonne* which can be
shown on application. BEALL, BROWN ft CO? 1321
F st. dll-lm
IVOR RENT?ELEGANT BANKING, STORE AND
office room* in the handsome Marble front "Flem
iur Buildinir," 1419 G *t. u.w.; Ore pnof. thoroughly
lnrhted. ventilated and heated bv steam, o|>en fire
plaa e in every room, from $2& to $200 each.
Also that fine double bouse 1022 12th *t. n.w.; 12
, iuiiiis, well heated, with beautiful irrouiid* and stable
i in the rear. Just the home for a business man or a
memtier of Congress; $100. BOBT. 1. FLEMING,
dlO-lmo 1419O st n.w.
1?OR RENT-No. 7 Dupont Circle. $70.
' No. 207 E st n. w.. $00.
No. 1000 Corcoran st. n. w? $35.
Part bouse 13;t8 New York ave.
nl7-Ow Apply CHARLES EARLY. 003 14th st n.w.
I>>K KENT-FURNISHEI>-121 Ml O ST. N. wT
Thi* comfortable 12-n>oui houae, with lanre par
lor* (frescoed walls), pantry,closets and all conven
ience*. will be rented completely furnished by the
season or year, if taken at once, lor ouly $150 per
month. JOHN 8HEKMAN ft CO., 1407 ? St. d4-3m
IXM RENT-FOUR MONTHS OB LONGER, $80
per month, completely furnished houae; china and
linen. 11 room* and bath: 1501 R at n.w.,or $50
unfurnished. Apply 1508 B st U.W., or on premises,
11 to 4 o'clock. dS-lm
RENT-PLEASANT, WELL-LOCATED. NINE
_ n?ui brick House (down town), with all modern
convenience*; suitable for buainesa man. $40 pr
mouth. E W1. BYRN, office Munn ft Co., 622 F at
IJHIK RENT - HANDSOME, NEW RAT-WINDOW
House: 10 rooms and bath. all conveniencea; 1328
Mh at. n. Wu desirable neiKhborhooiL Inquire of
FRANK p. B&OWNING. 4IB 5th at B.V. n28-lm
DIVORCER-A. GOODRICH. ATTOBNEY-AT-LAW.
124 Dearborn st, Ctdca?; ad vies free; twenty
WM. WllJJkWQEO.W.Mrl FtWH.AUTHOR
" '"d Private Detactivs l^cr Co^vmicaUona
IV ration for D;
and' teau Uful ^
ALLY NO IM8TB.
15th st. n.w.
MONEY TO LOAN.
Money to loan.
I have money to loan at 5 per cent, la ran* from
? .>,(>00 to $600,000, on approved Teal estate aixmrlty.
I have been making losas at & per cent for the past
five or six years. B. oT HOI.TZMAN.
<Ul-3t 10th and F eta. n. w.
T 0AN8-MONEY TO LOAN IN 8UM8 TO SUIT.
L OWYNN k NEWMAN.
Beal Estate Broken,
dlP-lm Atlantic Building.
MONEY TO LOAN AT FITS PEE CENT OS AP- I
proved Keal Estate security. Lane amounts a
apecialty. TY'LEB k BUTHERFOBD,
dlft-lm* 1307 Fat. B.W. 1
MONET TO LOAN.
GEO. A. JOBDAN.
Successor to Whi taker k Jordan,
dl8-lm 1417 F at.
Money to loan ok good seal estate
security In aumi to *uit; charges nominal.
ALBEBT F. FOX
dl5-lm U'.'O F at n.w.
Money to loan oh approved re.vl Es
tng-lm JOHN SHERMAN k CO.. 1407 Fst.
Hf OlIET TO LOAN AT LOW KATES ON LOCAL |
XiJ. securities, Hated and unlisted, and good collateral.
Bonds,Stocks, Ac. FRANK H. PELOUKE,
dll-2w 1313 F street.
Monet to loan on beal estate in sens
to suit, at lowest ratea of lute rest; no delay when
security la good. O. C. QBEEN, 303 7th St. n w.
Money to loan
In aura a to suit.
On approved real estate security.
B. H. WARNKB * CO..
d8-lm UlOFat n.w.
Money to loan - $12,000. $?.ooo._$3,ooo,
i 1,500, and other auma to suit. ALFRED H.
LEE A SON. Real Estate, Loans and Insurance, cor.
14th at. aud B. I. ave. <10-1111
Money advanced to but homes, or to |
pay off mortgages; long time and no risk Mort
gages canceled lu the eveut of death; easy monthly
payments; a little more than rent will buy a home.
Call lor circular and full explanation
n28-3m* SMITH A HIBBALD. 629 F St. n.w.
EAL ESTATE INVESTMENT.
SAFE AS U. S BONDS.
BIX PER CENT, PAYABLE QUARTERLY.
IN SUMS $10O TO $1,000.
SMALL PREMIUM CHARGED.
5,000 ON BEAL ESTATE.
500 TnSSl THOS. E. WAGGAMAN.
ONEY!!?$500, $1,000. $1,500. $4,500, AND
sums to suit. Lowest rates on Real Estate Secu
rity here. WM. F. HOLTZMAN, Attorney,
n J4-lm 1321 F st. n.w.
Hf ONEY TO LOAN IN AMOUNTS TO SUIT AT
1?JL lowest rate on approved security.
n21-3m GEO. W. LINK INS, 10th and H sts.
Money to loan on real estate and
other securities at lowest rates of interest. No de
lay. JAb. F. BROWN, Real Estate Broker.
oc4-3m HOtl F at. n.w.
Money loaned, in sums to suit, fob 5,
10, 15 or 20 years. Easy payments. In the
event of death loan is canceled without further pay
ment, and property turned over free of incumbrance.
The plan of the United Security Life and Trust Co.,
of Philadelphia, ia the beat ever devised to enatile par
tie* t? own their homes for the ordinary cost of rent.
Call for a circular and full explanation.
se24-0m F. H. SMITH A'SON, Agents, 1222 F st
ONEY TO IX)AN
IN SI MS FROM $500 UPWARD.
iTES OF INTEREST
AT THE LOWEST RAl
KFAT, ESTATE IN THIS DISTRICT.
R. O. HOI.TZMAN,
su22 Corner 10th and F sta. n.w.
Money to loan on real estate at Low
ap24 Successor to DANENHOWER A SON. 1115 F st
R SALE?SPLENDID MANUFACTURING CON
fectionery; old established; complete in every re
sp**ct; will |>ay foritselt during January and February
Address Box 4, star office. d2tt-2t*
-UNUSUAL BUSINESS OPPOBTUNITY
To the riirht party, with $100 or more, is
o ilered an opportunity to make $2,000 to $5,000 per
year managing branch office. DUNLAP ELECTRIC
CO., Knoxville, Iowa. dv!t}-0t*
FOR SALE -GROCERY AND LIQUOR STORE.
12th st. n. w.; must be sold .by Jan. 1; cheap for
cash. M. A. C., Star office. d26-3t*
I HAVE MONEY TO LOAN OITgRAPHOPHONeT
Pneumatic Gun, Dynamovraph, and other uuliated
securites at low rates. FRANK H. PELOl'ZE.
d24-Ct _ 1313F st
Fob sale-ioo shakes of the dynamo
irrapli Co. of the U. 8.: 100 Pneumatic Gun Carri
age: 30Lauston; IS Linotype, and 5 shares Garrett
Part. CHAS. A. SHIELDS, 1000 F st. n.w. de24-3*
WANTED-AN IMMEDIATE PURCHASER FOR
11 a neat butter-stand; (rood chance for energetic
young man. Address CHEAP, Star office. d24-2t*
FIR SALE-NICE. WELL-FITTED UP OFFICE^
rent only $15 per month; suitable for a real es
tate or brokerage business; price $150, license in
cluded : good reason for selling. Address P. O. B?
Star office, d24-2t'
OR SALE?A CORNER BAB-BOOM, DOING-A
(food busiiiess; room for grocery store; will sell for
$175; irood reason for selling. Apply on premises,
cor. 1 st and K sts. s. w. <122-1 w*
Buy a home for yourself-the national
CAPITAL INVESTMENT CO. offers land to those
who will build thereon at a low price, to In* paid at
purchaser's convenience. Also, a few desirable first
trust Notes for various sums for .sale at face and accu
mulated interest. S. H. WALKER, President, 45S
Louisiana ave. n.w.. and S. W. CURRIDEN, Treas
urer. Room s. Sun Building. <11.1-1 in
1" 70R SALE,-BENT OB KXCHAKGE-HOTEL
Property known as the "Brsddock House," in Alex
andria, Va The house is on Fairfax and Cameron sts.,
conveniently situated to ferry aud railroad station.
The house contains 15? rooms, including four stores
on Fairfax st. front. Bar Fixtures. Billiard Tables,
Crockery, aud considerable Furniture can lie pur
chased at low rates. This proj>erty will be sold on
very liberal terms. For furtht r particulars apply to
GBEEN A CUNNINGHAM.
dl2-lm* 1405 F at.
For full inforSiation in begabd to all
Local Stocks i.nd Bonds call on
FRANK H. PELOUZF, 1313Fstreet.
Money to Loan on Local Stocks and Bonds. dll-3w
COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS FOR EVERY STATE
and Territory, Notary and U. 8. Commissioner,
JNO. E. BE ALL, 1321 F at. n.w. In office from U a.111.
to 5 p.m. 017
SPECIALTY IN BOOKBINDING.?HARPER'S AND
Century Magazines bound for 05 and 75 cents at
THE LYCETT BINDERY (established in 1845), 1012
Pa. ave. All work guaranteed, bend postal Ja3
Dalton & Strickland.
Have the largest and beat selected stock of
MEN'S, WOMEN'S, AND CHILDREN'S SHOES
To be found in this city. _
The leading features of these ahoes are
COMFORT, DURABILITY. AND STYLE.
And with the large stock to select from, are enabled
TO SUIT ALMOST EVERYONE WHO CALLS.
Some very suitable
Can be selected from the many styles kept in all sizes
ffd22 83tt PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
A Pleasant And Agreeable
SURPRISE for your Wife, Mother, Sister or Friend.
One of our ELEGANT NEW HOME SEWING
MACHINES. If you have an old one we will take it in
part payment for the NEW HOME.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT SALE on all of orx Imported
Hand-iwinted and Embroidered Novelties.
10 per cent discount on our fine Mouchoir Handker
chief Cases. Superb fine Stamped and Embroidered
Linens, 10 per cent discount
A few more Baskets left at 20 per cent of our low
prices marked on Baskets to close them oat
Decorative Art Booms, and Sole Agents for the light
running NEW HOME Sewing Machines,
dl-eo3in 614 9thSt. n. w.
E CALL THE ATTENTION OF OUK PATRON8
and the public in general to the fact that certain
unprimlpled parties sre selling Imitations of our cel
ebrated Maryland Club Whisky. The following-named
firms only handle the above whisky in Washington.
CAHN. BELT * CO.,
John H. Magruder, Geo. W, Harvey,
Henry F McGrann, Wormley'a Hotel.
Geo E. Kennedy A 800. James D Donnelly,
A. C. A G B. Demons t, M.V.TWney,
C. Witmer k Co., Thus. Birney,
Ebbittt House, John D. Sullivan,
Chas. Diets, Jss. Snlllvan. d20-2w*
The Ownership of Photographs.
Mew York TrUmBS I<mto Cablegram.
Mr. Justice North's photograph decision dis
poses once (or all, it may be hoped, of the pop
ular fallacy respecting property in private
photographs. Sundry unscrupulous photogra
phers have claimed the right to sell and ex
hibit photographs of their customers against
their will and although they had been pud for
taking them. Efforts to prevent this have been
met in the pact by legal opinions affirming the
legal right of m photographer to do what he
liked with negatives or impressions from nega
tives, which oonfeamdly remained his prop
erty. The coort has now blown this contention
to the winds. "The photographer," said Mr.
Justioe North, "is wholly in ftewrong:" and
he peremptorily enjoined him against both ex.
hibitton and sals. The negattvebetongs to the
ongs to the
THE REFORM SCHOOL BUILDING*.
Mr. Robinson, inspector of plumbing, has
made ? report of the examination made by him
of the mam building and family building* at
the Beform school. He states that to put them
in good sanitary condition the 8-incn terra
cotta pipe under them should be replaced by a
6-inch cast-iron pipe, and all the traps of the
plumbing fixtures properly ventilated. The
rain leaders should be haffod and the vertical
soil and waste pipes ventilated above the roof.
This will cost about $1,500.
THX PROPOSED OIBLs' REFORM SCHOOL.
The District Commissioners have addressed
a letter to Mr. Dawes, of the Senate committee
on appropriations, respecting th? bill making
an appropriation for a girls reform school in
the District. The Commissioners say they con
sider the proposed institution a much-needed
adjunct to the reformatory agencies of the Dis
trict, and that in their opinion the amount of
the proposed appropriation?130,000? is not
Building permits were issued by Inspector
Entwisle to-day as follows: Andrew Gleeson,
five two-story-and-basement brick dwellings,
Nos. 708 to 716 North Capitol street northwest;
915.000. W. T. Whelan, two brick dwellings,
306 and 306% Desmond's alley; $1,200.
The Death Record.
During the forty-eight hours ending at noon
to-day deaths were reported to the health office
as follows: Louise Carter, colored, 3 months;
Eliza Rotterson, colored, 64 years; Lewis Wil
son, colored, 54 years; Jno. Williams, colored,
28 years; Jno. H. Moore, colored, 66 years;
Theresa R. Boone, colored, 1 year; Eliza But
ler, colored, 1 year; Annie McKenzie. colored,
50 vears; Marv Norton, colored. 65 years; Geo.
F. Green, 1 iay; Caroline E. Shugert. white,
80 years; Mary Kearney, white, 19 years; Vir
ginia A. Callaghan. white, 41 years; Frank H.
Schneider, white, 33 years; Mary Eliza Stam
per. white, 71 vears; Carrie B. Greenwood,
white. 16 years; Ella M. Farker, white, 1 year;
Amelia E.Erb, white, 1 yew, Geo. E. Taylor,
A Dividend Declared.?The directors of
the Second National Bank declared a semi
annual dividend of 4 per oent at their meeting
His Only Means of Support.?A fallen horse,
internally injured, was the center of a crowd
on the north side of Pennsylvania avenue, near
3d street northwest, this morning. All efforts
to get the?auimal to stand up were of no avail
ana it was finally taken away in Dr. McKenzie s
ambulance. Agent Key was present, and on
his advice the animal was removed for examina
tion and treatment. "I don t want to kill it,
said the agent, "unless it is absolutely neces
sary. It belongs to a poor colored man and is
his'only means of support."
No Santa Clabb for the Horses.?"No,
Santa Claus didn't fill the Humane society s
stocking this Christmas." said Agent Key, in
answer to a Star reporter's query. "We
thought." he continued, "that the old gentle
man would have dropped in two or three drink
ing fountains, but we were disappointed. He
seems to have forgotten the poor old horses.
The Firemen's Christmas.?The members of
Truck B company, through their foreman, Mr.
John Sherman, yesterday presented Assistant
Chief L. P. Lowe with a handsome Masonic
ring as a Christmas gift. The members of en
fine company No. 7 presented their foreman,
J. Wagner, yesteroay. with an umbrella.
An Engagement in which Soldiers and a
Policeman and a Marine Participate.?
Last evening a row occurred at Pennsylvania
avenue and 9tli street between a party of sol
diers of the third artillery and a marine. It
appears that one of the bluecoats asked
another for some money he owed him. The
latter thought it wns an insult to be asked for
money on Christmas day and started a fight.
Policeman Hamilton, who was in the neighbor
hood at the time, also took a hand in the tight
and got a black eye. One of the bluecoats
also received a black eye. The officer was
about to be treated roughly when Officer Bar
nev came to his assistance, and five of the
partv were arrested. They gave their names
as Anton Fitz, Michael Bradshaw, William
Norbeck. John Hickson and James Swan.
Thin morning in the Police Court Bradshaw
and Swan were fined $10 each. Hickson and
Norbeck were each fined $5, and Fitz was
Fined $50 for Firing a Pistol at a Man. |
Michael Meanv. a printer, was in the Police
Court this morning.cliarged under the name of
Frank McFinncgan. with carrying a revolver.
The prisoner got into a drunken row in a sa
loon near 12th and D streets, during which he
fired a pistol shot at his opponet. The latter left
the saloon, but Officers Heller and Ellis ar
rested Meany and found the weapon on him.
The court imposed a fine of $50 or 90 days on
He Cattoht Them.?Yesterday afternoon, on
the Bladensburg road. Officer Slack spoke to
two voung men on horseback, and cautioncd
them against fast driving. "Go to h?1, and
catch us if you can!" shouted one of the young
men. Then there w;is a genuine race. The
officer gave chase, and after running them
some distance he succeeded in capturing them. |
They were escorted to the sixth precinct sta
tion, where thev registered as George W. Del
ling and Edward Norton. They live in Balti
more. and were on their way home when ar
rested. Later in the evenihg they were re
leased by Judge Miller.^
Reported for The Evening Stab.
The Holiday Season.?Christmas was passed
in Alexandria after the Virginia fashion, with
church exercises and festive enjoyments, noisy
shouts in the streets of the city, and quiet joys
at the homes of her citizens. Services were
held early in the duy at the Catholic and the
Methodist churches, r.nd later at the Catholic
and the Episcopal churches, but from before
the day's diiwn, by the light of the moon, until
midnight, by the light of the stars, the streets
were never quiet. Fire-crackers and horns
filled all the hours with noise and the town
smelt of gunpowder nil day. A number of ar
rests. which enabled the prisoners to sober off
at the station-house, were made.
The Billy Williams Case.?Billy Williams
still waits in jail the judgment by the court of
appeals upon the rulings made in his trial for
the murder of Officer Julian Arnold in August,
1887. for which he stands sentenced to five
years in the penitentiary. He has very few
visitors from Washington, and among those in
Alexandria who see him most often is Robert
1 Arnold, the son of the murdered officer. The
lad. who was formerly greatly incensed against
Williams, and on the occasion when W illiams
I was first brought here assaulted him with a
stone, has, it is understood, become convinced
that Williams was not in town on the night of
Officer Arnold's death. The court of appeals
will take up the Williams case about the middle
of next month, aud the question of a new
trial or five years in the penitentiary will be
Fires.?Two slight fires called out the fire
department. The first was kindled on the roof
of Brill's restaurant, on King street, between
Pitt aud St. Asaph streets, by a falling fire
work. but was extinguished by the firemen
before a hole had been made in the roof, flie
second was also caused by a fire-cracker falling
upon the roof of a small tenement opposite the
Midland depot on I)nke. between Henry and
Fayette streets. This fire was soon extinguished,
and then some Christmas sport in the shuoe of
a water battle tu indulged in by some of the
firemen. . _
Funeral.?The funeral of young Julius
Rosenthal took place from the residence of Mr.
Emil Rosenthal, his father, this morning, and
the remains, accompanied by many of the lead
ing Hebrews of the District, were carried to
Washington and interred near his relatives
Notes.?Trinity M. E. church will hold its
Christmas celebration to-night.?The schoon
er Geo. A. MeFaddun ii unloading ice for F. A.
Reed. The policemen's tables on Christmas
each had a Christmas gift from the mayor in
the shape of a fine turkey. The^ little son of
Mr. James Wood was burimd to-day from his
home on Patrick street. The little bor fell in
the street a short time ago and.it is thought,
sustained internal injuries. The Arlington
club h" been disbanded and its rooms occu
pied by the Hendricks democratic club.
A Terrible Fnte.
From the Philadelphia Record.
Mrs. Gabb?"I see mind-reader Bishop t wife
wants a divorce."
Mrs. Gadd?"No wonder. It must be per
fectly awful to be married to a man who can
read your mind."
Killed by u Electric light Wire.
Frank J. Myers, aged eighteen, a cook in the
largest restaurant in Toledo, O., went to close
an iron shutter in the rear of the building.
The shatter came in contact witha poorly to
sulated electric light wire. The stack instantlv
killed Myers, burning his hands blaek. This is
the first ^eath from electricity in Toledo.
Dr. Spouter (who to rather inclined to toft
E>MLii? Debut?"Indeed! And to think that
here were only three or " ?
THE PRESSURE FOR BLAINE.
His Friends Urging His Selection as Sec
retary of State.
EX-SEN ATOB DAVIS* VISIT TO OEX. HARMSOX??EX
ATOB HAWTEE GIVES SOME ADVICE AND URGES
THE MAINE STATES*AX?TWO HEX THINE BLAINE
HAS NO CHANCE FOB APPOINTMENT.
Gen. Harrison had really a quiet day yester
day, and was permitted to enjoy his Christinas
undisturbed by the visits of politicians. There
has, however, been a good deal of political
gossip sent out from Indianapolis during the
last two days, and it all refers to Mr. Blaine.
First, the visit of ex-8enstor Henry O. Davis
was said to be in the interest of Blaine, and a
very pretty plan was outlined which, it was as
serted. he had presented to Gen. Harrison.
This was to make Blaine Secretary of State
and put Hon. Nathan Goff. of West Virginia,
also into the cabinet as Secretary of the Navy,
which position he held under Hayes. Then
that would give an opportunity for the elec
tion of Stephen B. F.lkins. Mr. Davis' son-in
law, to tho United States Senate. This story
was punctured by Mr. Davis, who returned to
Baltimore yesterdav, and in an
interview with a local reporter ssid.
"I wan in Cincinnati on business, and paid a
social visit to Gen. Harrison because I was in
his neighborhood. There have for years been
rather close social relations between 6ur fami
lies, and for six or more summers the Harri
sons Lave spent part of the season at Deer
Park and have been our guests. Our friendli
ness dates back further than the time when we
were members of the Senate and has since con
tinued. I reached Indianapolis at midnight,
and the general's son-in-law met me at the
railway station. Gen. and Mrs. Harrison were
waiting my coming at that late hour, aud our
meeting was as cordial as it has alwavs been.
Mrs. Harrison was at the station next day when
I left, but the general does not show himself
about the streets much now that he is elected
President. My visit had no political signifi
cance. and as a democrat I diner widely with
Gen. Harrison upon politics."
8ENATOB BAWYEB's ADVICE.
Senator Sawyer also visited Gen. Harrison
and, according to the New York Tribune corre
spondent, gave the President-elect some advice.
He is quoted as follows: "I told the general
that Wisconsin had two good men for cabinet
portfolios. If he had the portfolio to give us.
it would be all right. If he didn't, it would be
all right, too. Tne men we have to offer are
Governor Busk and Henry C. Payne. Gov
ernor Busk is in feeble health, and he can take
nothing but the War department. If Wiscon
sin has to take a harder department like the
Interior or the new department of Agricul
ture. we will fWt in Mr. Payne.
"I think." he continued.*"aud I told the gen
eral so. that Mr. Blaine ought to have the De
partment of State. He was the candidate of
the party in 1884, and could have been the can
didate in 1883. His friends, too. nominated
Gen. Harrison. Two-thirds of the republicans
in the country will feel slighted if Mr. Blaine
does not go into the cabinet, or. at least, if the
offer of the Secretaryship of State is not made
to him. He ought to have it. and I do not see
how Gen. Harrison can avoid offering it to
"Gen. Harrison," continued the Senator,
''has, I feel confident, made no absolute selec
tions for the cabinet so far. He is listening to
advice from all sides and will act wisely. I
came here ao an old personal friend to talk the
situation over. I knew the President-elect well
when I was in the Senate. One thing I can
Sredict: That, whoever goes into the cabinet,
en. Harrison will be at the head of it."
TftE PRESSURE FOB BLAINE.
There appears to be no doubt that the friends
of Mr. Blaine are making a strenuous pressure
upon Gen. Harrison in behalf of the Maine
statesman. All the dispatches state this, and
the Philadelphia Titiws man puts the case con
cisely as follows: The pressure in favor of
Blaine for Secretary of State has been vigor
ously reuewed within the past few days, and
his friends are making an aggressive light all
along the line, having been spurred into action
by the visit of Senator Quay. The action of
Blaine's friends assumes the form of urgent
letters, and two-thirds of the entire number
received by the President-elect since Quay's
visit have "come from friends of Blaine, and
contain strong expressions in his favor. A
Senator wrote that the country expected
Blaine's appointment and would "be content
only with nis recognition. The same writer
declared, it is said, tnat the noise made against
him was an evidence of the acceptability of
Blaine with the party. His enemies were not
republicans, except "when the battle has been
won and the fruits of the victory ore to be
divided." In addition to numerous letters in
his behalf Blaine's personal friends are also
beginning to urge his appointment in person,
and several of them are expected during the
I TWO ADVERSE OPINIONS.
The New York BeraltTs correspondent nays;
This evening I had an interesting talk with Mr.
Oliver T. Morton, the son of the deceased states
man of that name. He takes a lively interest
in politics, and is particularly interested in
keening Blaine out of the cabinet.
"I have never thought." he said, "that Blaine
would be Secretary of State, and I do not think
so now. No doubt he would like to have the
recognition, but I do not think be is particu
larly anxious to perform the duties of the office.
Blaine has always been a leader, and if he again
enters public life he would be a leader. I have
an idea that Harrison wants to be the leader
himself. The appointment of Blaine would
mean two leaders, aud I don't think Harrison
would enjoy that. Blaine alreadv has a foreign
policy of his own. and I don't t^iink that Har
rison could induced him to chaugeitifhe chose
to. No, I don't think Harrison and Blaine
would get along smoothly together."
Mr. Morton also said that the appointment
of Blaine would displease many men in this
state who voted for Harrison, and also that he
would be especially objectionable to his mug
Dr. James McLeod. pastor of the Second Pres
byterian church here, and the clergyman who
officiated at the marriage of Gen. Harrison's
daughter, said to me to-night: " I will tell you
now that Mr. Blaine has no more chance of get
ting into the cabinet than I have."' Whether
Dr. McLeod speaks advisedly is more than I
know, but he is a close friend of the President
elect. and is not the sort of a man that talks
MB. BLAINE WILLIXO.
A special from Augusta, Me., to the Boston
Journal gives Mr. Blaine's position: "Mr.
Blaine up to thi3 hour has not made applica
cation to Gen. Harrison for the portfolio of
State, nor has he intimated to the President
elect that he will nccept any office; neither ha*
any gentleman whose relations personally are
close to Mr. Blaine made a single move in the
interest of Augusta's distinguished citizen.
Gen. Harrison, however, has learned from per
sons not standing near to Mr. Blaine that he
would undoubtedly accept the State portfolio.
Mr. Blaine has not received even a hint from
Mr. Harrison as to what his intentions are.
Mr. Blaine will not take the English mission,
nor will he go to Berlin, but he will accept the
Those statements, savs the Journal corre
spondent, are those of an eminent republican
who has visited the Augusta statesman this
week and who is intimate with him. Mr.
Blaine and his family will go to Washington for
the winter soon after New Year's, and. their
residence there being leased for five years,
they will necessarily have to secure another.
Their house in Augusta will be closed.
BUHHELL HABBISOX VISITS PHILADELPHIA.
Russell Harrison, the son of the President
elect, was in Philadelphia Monday and called
on John Wannamaker, George W. Childs and
I Charles Emory Smith. He lunched with Hamil
ton Disston and left for New York.
The first delegation from Virginia to visit
President-elect Harrison will leave Richmond
this week, headed by 1CoL William Lamb, ex
mayor of Norfolk. The committee consists of
personal friends of Gen. Mahone, whom they
will commend to Mr. Harrison as a member of
Mrs. Chaska's Papoose.
Cheyenne Special to the M. T. Herald. Dec. 25.
Mrs. Chaska, nee Bell Fellows, the school
teacher who married an Indian, is a mother.
The child, a bouncing boy, was born Saturday
at noon. Mr. and Mrs. Chaska have removed
from Swift Bird s camp, and now reside in one
of the agency cottages. Chaska is a changed
Indian. He keeps himself well dressed and
associates little with his former cronies. Mrs.
Chaska has wrought the wonderful change,' the
visit east no doubt assisting tn the work of
transformation. When seen by your corres
pondent Chaska was standing in front of the
agency store puffing a cigarette. He extended
his hand for an automatic dimemaseum shake,
then proffered a cigarette from a silver holder.
Mr. and Mrs. Chaska lave received numer
ous offers from museum managers, but the of
fers were not so liberal as formerly and have
ail been refused. Since her marriage with the
Indian, Mrs. Chssks has been snubbed by her'
former lady associates. It is sskl that the lam
sum received by Chaska and his wife frtxa the
museum managers has dwindled away to al
most nothing. Mrs. Chaska reoeathr borrowed
?800 from an agency employe, giving a asert
gage on hmhonss and carriage. Chaska is
not est for a farmer. Mia. Chaska will
hare tehwUsin behalf tt hsswtf satlitts
MRS. YAXDKRB1LT*S HOME.
How the Richest Woman in Aaerlet
Pum Her Lebart Time.
A DBCimiOl Or THX MAOSincKSCB BT which
she n srBBorwt?Ki>?boyal display or chixa
axd iuu pun-Tii ncrrn oallebt
i5D IT* UT TUitrUl.
Kmt York Letter
Mrs. Vanderbilt. the widow of Fm. H. Yan
dertiilt. U the richest woman in America.
Next to Queen Victoria she is the richest
woman in the world. Hhe and her ran George,
the only unmarried child, with a Urge staff of
servants, occupy the huge brown-*tone palace
at the corner of 5th avenue and 51st street In
many respects Mrs. Yanderbilt leads a very
simple life, exactly as hundred* of other
women who have not a hundredth part of her
money. She breakfasts between 8 and 9
o'clock, the meal consisting of fruit, porridge,
steak, chops or broiled chicken, warm rolls,
tea and coffee. Geo. Yanderbilt breakfasts
with his mother. so that she shall not be alone.
Her luncheon is also a comparatively simple
meal, but at dinner there is much ceremony,
and there are usually guests. The dining-room
is situated on the first door, with windows look
ing out on 51st street. There is an immense
fireplace with carved oaken designs in bas-re
lief at one end of the room, opposite the door
leading from the Japanese room, which has
recentlv had a billiard-table placed in the cen
ter. The dining-room is famished with all
oaken furniture. A buffet fill* one entire side
of the room, and on the other, between the
windows, are large glass cabinets, in which is
the finest collection of old Sevres aud other
When I lunched with her the other day the
table was set for eight people and the
service was of Dresden china. On each plate
was a large white linen napkin so folded as to
show an embroidered monogram about an inch
and a half square of the letters W. H. V. At
the four corners of the table were tall single
silver candlesticks, with pink candles and pink
silk shades, and in front of these small silver
dishes for bonbons, salted almonds, olives. Ac.
The glassware was finely cut and sparkled like
diamonds, and on the buffet stood other speci
mens of cut glass ready for use. It all shone
like a collection of huge gems. In the center
of the table stood a large cut-glass bawl of rare
workmanship, tilled with chrysanthemums from
Mrs. VanderDilt's own conservatory, which just
now contains an immensely beautiful display
of these autumnal flowers.
SAFES FILLED WITH SILVER ASD GOLD.
Just outside the dining-room is a store-room,
with safes bnilt into the wall. It also contains
the butler's pantry. There is a balcony, with
a wrought-iron railing, which extends around
the room and 5 feet from the top. The safes
on the lower range are lined with purple velvet
and contain large pieces of silver. There are
silver punch-bowls, tankards, candlesticks,
tureens, all exquisitely engraved and of im
mense size. One safe contains only immense
silver trays, and one tray, especially large, has
a tiny railing an inch high surrounding it and
large showy nandles. It is said to be the larg
est and finest engraved piece of silver plate in
the country. Another safe contains a solid
fold dinner service and tall gold candlesticks,
here are few people of royal blood who can
I excel in their table appointments this New
York widow. In the balcony row of safes the
smaller pieces of silver are kept: spoons of
every kind and variety, ladles, knives, forks,
and small dishes. They arc in gold, silver, and
One may very naturally ask what does so
small a family as Mrs Yanderbilt aud her son
George do with this immense amount of silver,
glass, and porcelain? As I have said, the din
ner is the one ceremonious occasion of the day.
and each day the butler is requested to set the
table with "an entirely different service of
plate, glass, and china. I do not say that there
are 365 of these sets, but there are enough to
last for a long time before beginning over
again. In this way Mrs. Vanderbilt learns that
such of her possessions are intact.
the whole house superb.
The whole house, in point of costliness and
splendor, is beyond any question the most su
perb in New York. We went all over it the
other morning from hall to roof-tree, a sort of
triumphal progress from cover to cover of the
Arabian Nigbta. with such bewildering magnifi
cence here, there, aud everywhere that only
the most colossal mind could manage to carry
away any definite idea of it all. A trim man
servant threw open the front door, and we
went up a few steps till we stood in the vast
square hall, open straight up to the roof, with
two galleries running around its sides, one
above the other, aud tilled with a glow of rich,
soft light that fell through the stained glass
windows with peculiar effectiveness. Every
inch of that hall is decorated by insister hands;
gilded, carved, painted, till its dimmest corner
is a chrf(Ta-nrre of which a king or an emperor
might be proud to boast. An enormous rug
covered the inlaid floor; there were silken hang
ings here and there, carved chairs and settees,
palms and plants, and a large portrait of Mrs.
Vanderbilt herself In one comer. Now and
i then a noiseless servant came and went The
great house looked homely and cozy in spite of
its luxury, but there was no sound except those
of our own voices and that of our hostess, and
it seemed as if we had suddenly come upon
that enchanted castle in which a beauty ouce
' slept for a hundred years. There is a library.
I exquisite bevond desc ription: a drawinc-rooin.
i filled with artistic foreign furniture, its walls
| decorated by celebrated artists, and its bric-a
I brae worth a king's ransom; a Japanese apart
: ment. uiiique and curious, now used as v. bill
iard-room. its ceiling oddly wrought of bam
boo. and everything in it Japanese.
mls. vani>ebbilt's own- apartments
look out upon 5th avenue. She has a bed cham
ber fit for the princess who was bruised by
sleeping on a pea under seventeen feather beds.
One thing in it is a dressing table, with a great
mirror set in silver, and strewn with silver toi
let articles of every description. It is covered
with old pink plush, and over that hangs a large
pi cc of exquisite point lace, which once be
longed to the ill-fated Marie Antoinette, aud Is
worth many times its weight in gold. The bed
is of carved and inlaid wood, four posts and a
canopy, and it is finished by an embroidered
satin coverlet Next this chamber is a boudoir
or sitting-room, where a cozy open fire burns
on the hearth. A pretty work table, with its
every implement in silver, stood invitinglv
opeii. and on the various tables scattered about
were books and photographs, magazines and
newspapers in lavish prolusion. As for the
dressing-rooms they are lined from floor to
oeilin1? with vast mirrors, and fitted with baths
of silver set in precious stones. At least it
seemed so. The most fascinating room in the
whole house is that they call -George's Libra
ry." But time does not suffice to tell of its
wonders?its books, aud books, and books, to
drive a biblio-m:uii.?c furly crazy.
Fiddled Out of Church.
TEE ISCIUEN'T WHICH MADE CHIEF-JUSTICE rw
LEU A3 EPISCOPALIAN.
A special to the New York H'orW from
Augusta, Me.. December 25. says: James O.
Blaine is one of the contributors towards the
building of a new Congregational vestry here,
which will contain a kitchen where suppers
may be prepared, and a parlor where the young
people can enjov music and games such as
would have been frowned upon as ungodly by
the austere Congregationaiist* of fifty years
Singular as the statement may seem the
notes of a piano and violin drove the present
Chief-Justice of the United States from the
Congregational into the Episcopal fold. In
1840 Nathan Weston was the chief-justice of
the state of Maine, aud Mrs. Fuller, mother of
Melville W. Fuller, was Weston's daughter.
After a meeting of the young ladies' sewing
circle at the Weston home Mrs. Fuller playea
the piano for a dance, her brother accompany
ing ner on his fiddle. The conservative mem
bers of the congregation, taking offense, in
stituted an inquiry that dragged along for
months, and resulted in the withdrawal of the
Weston and Fuller families and many others,
who joined the Episcopal church. It is a
curious coincidence that the Episcopal church,
which was erected two or more year* ago.
stands on the spot where the dance took place,
and the bouse itself, moved to the rear, B bow
Ah Oak 1,000 Ybabs Old.?The old oak hi
Woodbridgetown. Conn., near New Haven, re
markable for Its huge dimensions, was felled
to the ground last Fridav, after Ave hours of
chopping by four men. The trunk was 17 feet
t inches in diameter, and contained over 1.100
layers or rings, showing that it was above a
thousand years old. The tree was said to have
been the largest in New England
So Has Bbooms a Catholic.?Mom, Gee
ton de Fontilliat nee Mimi Smith, a sister of
Mrs. W. K. VsnderbUt has Joined the Catholic
church. Her husband is a French nobleman.
She Made her first ooasHMata in Mew York
city at a Christmas midnight mass.
THE TIME LOCK.
Polats la the Lift of
There u a theory. too know, that we inherit
trait* and conditions from oar remote mcn
ton m well as from oar immediate ones I
sometime* fancy that they descend to mm
people with a time-look attachment. A child
ia born; he is like his mother, we will my,
gentle, sweet, kind, truthful for rear*?let ni
?ay seven. Suddenly the time-lock turn*, and
the traits of hi* father (modified, of coarse, by
the acquired habit of seven) rears show them
selves strongly?take possissson.in fact. Another
seven years and the piggishness of a great
uncle. the stinginess of an aunt, or the dullness,
in books, of a rural grandfather. Tbeti. la
keeping with the next two turns of the lock, be
falls in love with every new face he seea. mar
ries early and indulge* himself recklensly in a
Urge family. He is an examplary husband and
father, a* men go. an ideal business man. and*
general favorite in society. Everybody re
marks upon the favorable change since his
stupid, priggish college day*. All this time,
through every change, he ha* been honorable
and upright in his dealing* with his fellows.
Suddenlv the time lock of a thieving ancestor
is turned on: he finds temptation too strong
for even that greatly underestimated power -
the force of habit of a lifetime--and uie trust
funds in his keeping disappear with him to Can
ada. Everybody i* surprised, shocked, pained?
and he. no doubt, more *o than anyone else.
Emotional insanity is offered s* a possible
explanation by the charitable; long
headed. calculating, intentional raaralitv br
the Severe or self-righteous. And he? Wall,
he is wholly unnble to account for it all. He
know* that he had not lived all these vear* as a
conscious. self-controlled thief. lie knows
that the temptations of his past life had never
before taken that particular form. He kuows
that the impulse was sudden, blinding, over
whelming. but be does not know why and how.
It wan like an awfnl dream. He seemed to be
powerless to overcome it. The time lock had
turned without his knowledge, and in spite of
himself. The unknown, unheard of thiev
ish ancestor took (KMsession. as it were, through
force of superior strength and ability and thi n
it was his hour. The bcreditarv shadow oti the
dial had come around to him. The great node's
hour was passed. He. no doubt, was turned
onto some other dazed automaton in Main*
or Texas - who had fallen heir to a drop too
much of his blood, and she. poor thing, if it
happened to !>e a girl this tunc, forthwith pro
<?<>? il? d to fall in Urn with her friend's hus
band -seeing he was the only man at hand at
the time: while the thievish aucestor left- in
shame and contrition -a small but light-fin
gered boy in Georgia, to keep hi* engagement
with our respectable, highly-honored and
heretofore highly honorable tnan of affairs in
Wall street. The time look of heredity bad
been set for this hour, and the mschinery of
circumstances oiled the wheels and dNtlj
moved the dial.)
Her Appetite Her Only Fault.
THE COMPLAINT AOAINST AN ENOI.ISH SEEVANT?
FOREION DOMESTICS OCTEAT AMERICA**.
From the New York Mail and [ii'hw
"She's a good girl, but I can't keep her. She
eat* too much." said a lady in an uptown intel
ligence office yesterday.
"She is neat and tidy, and does her work
well, but I had rather |>ay her a whole month'*
wages, although she has only worked a week,
than to feed her until her time is np. She eats
tlnee pounds of steak, four potatoes, and half
a dozen slices of bread for her breakfast, and
and an ordinary dinner for her would feed a
starving family for a week."
The girl in auestion was a small English
maiden, recently landed, and was steady and
industrious in every way. but had such* a tre
mendous appetite that she never remained
more than a week in a place. The matron at
the office said that American girls have good
appetites, but they cannot eom|>are with for
eign help when there is any eating to be done.
Tliey eat as though they wish to make up for
the generations their ancestors have beea
starving in the old country. A great rnauy
families hire help by the day to wash and iron
and do the remainder of the housework them
selves. because they cannot afford to pay n girl
wages and board her also. The grocer*' and
butchers' bills for a married couple who em
ploy one servant are double what they would
be without the servant.
From the Fortuitrhtly Review.
The old Mussulman justice, the Justice of the
"Arabian Nights." was adminfctered by a cadi
according to his innate notion of the fitnees of
thiugs. modified or confirmed by a more or
less appropriate text from the Koran. In criti
cising native justice we must bear in mind that
this system existed in Egypt within the memory
of a middle-aged man. In ltownng's report
upon Egypt, published in 1H40. he gi?e* various
instances of this, and exemplifies Oriental no
tions of justice by a conversation he relates be
tween a Mohammedan and an English traveler:
Governor?Is it true that you in England send
vour thieves and rogues to a distant country?
'Traveler?Yes. Goescaor? And what may be
the cost of sending each? Traveler?Perhaps
?100 or 10.000 piastres. Governor?And what
is the cost of a sabre? Traveler?About
?10 or 1.000 piastres. Governor?And what is
the cost of a hempen rope? Traveler?Almost
nothing. Governor?And you call yourselves
a civilized nud an instructed people, you who
call get a sabre for 1.000 piastres aud a rope
for almost nothing -a sabre that would behead
many rogues and a rope that would hang many
thieves?and who pay 10.000 piastres to get rid
of one! This is your civilization.
Death of RtAEalne's Agent.
From the Pall Mall Oazotte.
The death is announced of General Boynr,
who. as Marshal Bazaine's agent, played a dis
creditable part at Metz and Versailles in 1879.
He was the aid-de-camp, friend, and some say
accomplice, of the late marshal. He was with
Uazaine in Mexico; his condnct there was an
grily denounced to the Emperor Napoleon br
General Douay in letters found at the Tlit
eries on the 4th of September. In his latter
days he made no secret of the mission oa
which he was sent to Versailles and Hastings,
with the sanction of Prince Bismarck. It was
to surrender Metz on condition that the army
there should issue from it with all it's moni
tions of war. and. aided by a German force, set
up the prince imperial as emperor, with the em
press as regent aud Marshal fiazaine as lieuten
ant general of the kingdom. The prince was to bs
crowned at Ithcims. While General Hover was
at Hastings Razaine surrendered, aud the re
sistance made bv M. Gambetta prevented the
Germans and Wince Bismarck from enter
taining the idea of a Bona|>arti*t restoration.
General Boyer was a type of the absinthe
drinking. rough-spoken, and yet cunning and
rapacious soldier. For the last fifteen years
he lived out of sight and out of mind at a place
hejbought near the Par^ux-Princes. He was
auite forgotten until the Emperor Frederick1*
diary came out. when he became for a Ssv
days a butt for patriotic indignation.
Wh&t la Testimony Worth?
From the Atlanta Constitution.
After serving six of the seventeen years, the
term of his sentence for murder. William
Thomas was pardoned, the other day, by the
governor of Illinois. When Thomas was tried
there was no doubt of his guilt. A fanner
named Allen had been murdered in his boass
at night by burglars. Half a dozen voting men.
including two lovers of the daughter of the
dead man. who had witnessed the crime, were
arrested, but there wss no evidence against
them, and they were released. Then the detec
tives wentto work. and the result was the i
of Thomas. The most important witaet
Thomas was the young lady who
the crime committed. She swore that i
him to be one of the murderers by I
which she had heard on the night in qii
A detective also swore that he had on
Thomas confess his guilt to his cell aate ia
JaiL Bo Thomas weat to prieon. After sis
years a fellow oonvict made a dying confession,
in which be stated that bs bad murdered lllss,
sad that Thossas was entirely innooent. When
the facts came to the governor's knowledge bs
at onee pardoned the poor fellow who fed
been wrongfully convicted. Who killed Allen?
Is it not possible that the daughter s
falsely to snield a lover who la reality
mitted the deed ia her presence? ~*
interesting questions but they are I
compared with the greater one. What]
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