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THE EVENING STAR.
WASHINGTON: ?ATTBOAT Fekniarr ?, 18M> CRMRY K. HOTES Editor. THE ETEMXJ STAB kM IM fiHnl L*mI (irralalios mt say Newspaper la,lbe World, and m A4ttrtl>lM Mr4iu la worth aarr than all Ike Mkrr paper* pablished In IVuklirn. To Correspondent*. fW Latum relating to the editorial or business departments of Urn paper should ba addressed to the Editor, or the Publisher, as the ease may be, and not to mo Individual. The latter courts fre quently causes vexatious delays. W Communications cannot b* returned. Where preset-ration Is desired, writers should re tain a oopy of their manuscripts. W" Anonymous <-ommunlcations are not read la this offl<ie. It la therefore useless to send them The real-?state purchases investigation is in a condition of trance. Ho far as the greater part of ita constituent element* are concerned it haa been from the first modest, shrinking, self-depreciatory, m one who should say to the persons or things to be investigated: "I hope I don't intrude." At intervals of a few hours during its brief existence it has held formal ?elf-communings. in which it haa examined its own pulse with morbid interest,doubted whether lift is worth living, and hesitated to draw another breath if thereby anybody should be disturbed. It has held its breath so long in it* present self-communing that it has lost con sciousness and relapsed into a state of sus pended animation. Ita revival is questionable. Bat its brief and feeble career has not been in ?ain. If it has failed as an investigator to re quire. by snbpcena, the attendance and evi dence of the persons who could give direct evi dence concerning the character of the pur chases which it wns created to investigate, it has at least permitted some witnesses to' tell their stories. And outside of the repellant subject of District real estate purchases it has fairly revelled in a pictur esque and varied assortment of irrelevant facts and experiences. Its record is as checkered by diversions as the Senate debate on the tanif bill. It has learned how newspaper articles are framed, from the time when the re porter scents an item of news, to the approval of the editor, and the manipulation of the type setter. It kuows that the Commissioners do not consider that the publicity to be secured by the widest circulation is the object of official advertising. It has witnessed a dress ^rehearsal by the Commissioners ot their great act in that " most lamentable comedy" wherein they snub The Star. all unbeknownst to the latter, and bite their thumbs most savagely in the dark. It has absorbed the information furnished by numer ous real estate men, whose recommendation as witnesses has been that they were not con cerned in the sales investigated, and could not on that account give testimony of their own knowledge concerning the character of these transactions. It may not have investigated I much, but it has had some fun in its brief career, and after life's fitful fever it sleeps well. The quarrel between Bismarck and America naturally causes criticism of Germany's over bearing foreign policy and her spying into our national military condition with the possibility of future hostilities in view. The Germans thus criticised are of course Bismarck's Ger mans and not Americans of German birth or descent. The latter constitute an intelligent, industrious, and valuable element of American population, and as Americans and citizens of the great republic they will not hesitate to resent an insult to the flag or hos tile espionage merely because a German is the offender. It is an insult to the German-Ameri cans to view them as more German than Amer ican. and to construe criticism upon Bismarck's bullying and spying as reflecting unfavorably upon them. President Andrew D. White's recent article On "A University at Washington." the last of the series on the subject, which the enterpris ing and able Forum has been publishing, was reproduced in Thk Star as containing matter of the highest interest to the people of the Dis trict. The five or six million dollars required to establixh at the capital the ideal university, which Mr. White draws in outline, may not be immediately forthcoming, and reliance must be placed upon the hope that the wisdom of the suggestions of the article upon this point may in time bring forth fruit. But Mr. White's comprehensive and admirable recital of the overwhelming ad vantages of Washington as an educational cen ter should be of immediate practical useful ness to the capital. This city aspires to be the gathering place of the students of the republic in all branches of investigation, and. as Mr. White shows beyond the possibility of contra diction, it offers notable and peculiar attrac tions and advantages to the workers in every field of learned research. What can be taught a horse can be taught to I a child. The St. Louis teachers have trained their pupils in a firc-alurm march and re cently they had occasion to use it in a building crowded with hundreds of children. When the bells sounded the children marched out of the building like soldiers. While firemen rushed up one stairway the youngsters went down the other. A similar precaution has been taken for years in hundreds of schools in this country, but it has never before been put to such an ex cellent test. The failure of the Brooklyn street car strike is explained by the master workman of the Knights of Labor in that city as due to ''lack of money, superfluous police clubs, and fine weather." It i* always well for both sides of a strike and for the public generally to study the elements of success or failure in such a labor protest as that jnst closed. The issue was prac tically the recognition of the Knights of Labor. To enforce it the strikers spent 9100.01)0 and the companies twice as much to maintain their re fusal to recognize the authority of the organi zation. Six thousand men went out and one third of them are still without work. There seems to have been money enough spent by the strikers, if the principle at stake was jnst, to carry their point. The interference of the po lice was probable beforehand. The fine weather had something to do with the resnlt. Bat thee* reasons would disgrace even a righteous cause. A strike that resnlta m wholesale violence, the destruction of prop erty and general riot deserves failure. If bed weather and the proetration of the entire business public are necessary to the succese of a strike, there should be laws passed to protect the pablic convenience by defining a street-car employe's duties and reeponsibilitiee in all eorts of weather. Germany expresses herself as greatly pleaaed with the official decapitation of HewalL As Bismarck has suggested a friendly conference at Berlin it appears to the State department that it would not be discreet or coarteoas to return to Bamnj an American representative who haa been eo offensive to Bismarck. The action might be viewed as a slap in the letter's face, and he might get angry and decline to confer, even at Berlin. The German repre sentative in Samoa, who has distinctly slapped the American republic in the face, still re aiains in office. If officials are to be sacrificed m pear ?-offering*, might it not be wise to re quire a pairing of the rival consuls at Samoa and to compel them to step to on* side to gether. during the amicable conference in which each of the two nations, loudly professing a desire for peace, will maneuver to shift the blame for the bloodshed and disorder in Samoa from itself and upon its adversary? A shortening of the term of jury service hi the District, and other improvements to the jury law, proposed in the measure now pend ing before Congress, are likely to be enacted, and will unquestionably be of b*nefit to the soounaaity in aiding the administration of jne ttce by rendering it eaai*r to mow* good (oriM. Special Opening or IMPORTED dresses t>'D WE APS, foe ONE WEEK, At 713 Fourteenth Street Northwest. os MONDAY, February 11th, WW M. 8dllitai k CO., Fifth Avenue. ?*21 nrw Spring Dress Good& BEATON perry, (Successor to Perry k Bro.), HAS just RECEIVED HIS "DIRECT IMPORTA TION" OF FRENCH wiess FABRICS FOR PLAIN AND combination SUITS. INCLUDING THE "LATEST PARIS novelties" FOB THE SPRING AND SUMMER OF 1880 ^ r NEW COLORS IN LIGHT-WEIGHT FRENCH BROADCLOT HS. ? novelties IN STRIPED AND CHECKED ENG LISH SUITINGS. NOVELTIES IN 8TRIPED AND PLAID ALL wool imported chevrons. * 50-inclk ALL-WOOL FRENCH SERGES. IN THE NEW SPRING SHADES. AT *1 PER VARD. _ NOVELTIES IN PARIS combination SUITS AND PERSIAN DRESS textukes. NEW ALL-WOOL henriettas, 46 INCHES, IN BLACK AND ALL COLORS, AT <5c. and ci PER YARD. newchalli8 DE LAINES AND MOHAIRS IN CHOICE AND EXCLUSIVE DESIGNS. _ novelties IN PERSIAN SILKS FOB GARNI TURE. NEW PLAIN, STRIPED AND FIGURED INDIA SILKS ?SPECIAL BARGAINS" IN COLORED SATIN RHADAME8 AT #1 AND *1.25. bkduced FROM ? 1.25 AND <1.50 TO CLOSE. COLORED SURAH SILKS IN GREAT VARIETY, AT 75c. AND $1. "EXTRA VALUES" IN BLACK SURAHS AND INDIA MLKS.AT 75o.,fl AND *1.25. IMMENSE STOCK OF ROYAL ARMURES. FAILLE FRANCAISE, AND GROS ORAIN SILKS IN BLACK, W HITE, AND ALL COLORS, RANGING FROM $1 TO $3.5u PER YARD. novelties IN BLOCK PRINTED FRENCH SATEEN ROBES AT $8. NOVELTIES IN EMBROIDERED BATISTE. PlgUE AND MULL ROBES IN BOXES WITH FASHION plate8 ATTACHED. typlain FIGURES AND CORRECT TRICES. SEATON PERRY. Perry Building, Pennsylvania ave., cor. of 9th st. Established 1840. it HILADELPHIA Store SEW SPRING DRESS GOODS. SATTEENS AND GINGHAMS. Striped and Checked All-Wool Nov elties. Extra Value* in Black Groe Grain Silks, at75c.. $1, $1.25, $1.50. Embroideries and Lace*, in Great yariety. Special Values in Black Lace Flounc intra. HOSIERY? lilies' Full retfular-nade Balbrig and Pin Stripe How, at 12Hc. Children'* Real Derby Ribbed Hose, guaranteed Fast Black. Size*. 6 to 9. Fully worth 25c. Our price, l2hc. The grestest hosiery bargain ever offered. Headquarters for Low Prices on Car pets, Mattings, and Oil Cloths. CARHART k LEIDY. f9 928 7th and 700 K it. n.w. Reduced Prices On Lamps. C. A. MUDDIMAN, 1206 F ST. Cut in price to make room for additional stock. Price* will remain at these Special figures until the lot is dispoeed of. Come early and get first choice. NEW HOUSES FITTED UP WITH GAS fixtures. Lowest Price. New Goods. Lanterns, Globes, Chimney*, ke. C. A. MUDDIMAN, 1206 F Street. f?-3t i ______ For The Ljast Few Days We have called the attention of men to our complete stock. Our Kales have been satisfactory, but ow | stock has been kept up by fresh arrivala. We now have a word to say to the ladies. Our stock of Boots aud Evening Slippers is the largest and best selected in the city. Although the constant demand requires close watching to keep up the aixes, yst our care is such that very few call whom we are not able to suit. Our Boys' and Children's stock is complete. Our prices are aa low as good shoes can be sold. DALTON k strickland, 939 Penna Ave. Ja28-3m Frank Ma Lewis, jeweler, SILVERSMITH amd DEALER IN FINE stationery. JUST RECEIVED, LARGE STOCE OF SILVER NOVELTIES, BRUSHES AND COMBS, SHAVING SETS, MIRRORS, pocketbooks, MATCH BOXES, kc., ko. ESTABLISHED 1840. 1215 PENNA AVE Ja4-:im E established 1s14. CAPITAL. $300,000. !i SURPLUS FUND. (236.000. NATIONAL metbopolitan BANK OF WASH INGTON, 613 15th St.. opposite U. s. Treasury. J. W. THOMPSON. GEOBGE H. B. WHITE. President. Cashier. Receives Deposits. Discounts Paper. Sella Bills of Exchsnge, Makes Collections, and does a General Bank ing Business. fft-3m Grand inaugural opening of the french HOTEL, No. 608 14th st n.w., JEAN M. PER rf.ARD. Proprietor, will take place on MONDAY, February 11 th. 188i>. f9-2t* Large bed comfortables ?5 cts , blan kets $1.3.) pair, pocket combs 2 and 3 eta., 26 inch cast-steel saw 36 eta., at Ja24-lui Trotts, 1520 14th st. n.w. "valentines, v Valentine Cards, Valentine Bilk and Satin Novelties, valeotine Art prinu. Elegant. Attractive. Inexpensive. Wholesale aid Retail. _ c. c PURSEI.L. _f? 418 9th at 1 GAL. BEST SWEET CIDER, 25c. a 5 lbs. new Prunes, 25c. 3 lbs. fawy Evaporated Applsa, 25c., at 0>H ARE'S. 1246 7th st. n.wt^ Jat2-lm KRAK-AUKR PIANOS ARE REMARkX K bly flue lastrumeota," The Psaae Pianos and burdett Onnina, sold here since 15 years, siki si?*k for themselves. Q. h KUHN. Sole ag^it. 407 1oth etn-w. ftt A bt BOOMS. MRS. E rrasel.man. Teacher of AST NEEDLEWORK, 608 11th street north wsst. Fins Lines Center Pieces, Tsa Tray Covers, Embroidered in Wash Silk and A full ?nd beautiful line of all tne usw Fine Art Needlework ao4 Embroidery Material*. All the new work will be commenced free of charge. fe'-'llh* Use Bishops Camphorine Its requirements. refund thai MICE. 26c. bottt.F n-6t 790 9th st.. corner H at ntt Gwiuitii To Skt.t. Anything ?nd everything in our line laaa than the goods can ha bought for In ' KKWYORK. W. & MOOS * iO*, Cor ,11th udr Waahlngton, D. 0. CCBTAI* DDAITHIXT. Tt? following will ?lve you an idea of reductions made on odd stock. P?f*lr?25.00; forth*remain ing pair 912.60. ^lpalr Crete, per pair ?13.50; for the remaining pair pair#? OO0**"P*r P*ir ?12 0?; 'or tha remaining 1 pair Madras, pet pair $9.00; for tha remaining P*lr I4.&0. ?J per pair #9.00; for tha remaining pwr $4.50. 1 pairMadraa, par pair ?8.00; for the remaining pair ?4.00. } Madras, per pair $7.00; for the remaining pair $3.o0, 1 Pair Madras, per pair S7.00; for the remaining pair (3.50. ?2 001 M*dr*"' pw ?4 0?; for the remaining pair ^1 pair Madraa, per pair ?4.00; for the remaining pair 1 pair Imported Etamine (old for ?12?5: the re maining pair S6.13. 1 pair Tarletan were II: thla pair for 50c. 5 Nottingham Lace Lambrequins, to cloee them 25a. each. 7 pair in two ooloriugs of Silk ChenlUe Portieres were 122.50; now $15. We are giving ten per cent discount for rash on or before delivery on everything in the houne except 5^ ^ Made-up Ruga and Carpeta, amongst which can be fonnd sizes to fit any ordinary room, and qualities to suit any one. In our enormous stock of Carpeta, Oilcloths, Lino leums, and Mattings there are always to be found ahort lengths, odd patterna, and remnanta which wa are glad to aell leaa than coat. Our new Imported stock of Slip Coveringa for parlor suites Is arriving and we are prepared to take ordera and make up looee Covers promptly, perfect fit guar anteed. If you hare a chair, lonnge. sofa, or parlor suite that needs Repairing or Recovering drop ua a line to call and give you an estimate. Our prices for this work are greatly reduced and all aubject to tha 10 per cant dis count. THE MOTH May have shown Itself in or sbont your furniture or clothing. We have a process that will exterminate it without the slightest damage to the finest fabric of any kind. This not only destroys the moth in any stage of its existence, but any other lnaect or living matter. Write or call for further particulars. WINDOW DRAPERY Of all kinds, from the cheapeat to the flneat, and of every claaa from "the 25c. Window Shade to Brussels Point Laoe Curtains and Plush Embroidered Curtains and French Drapery. FANCY CHINA AND BRONZES. A beautiful aaaortment of ornaments suitable for any parlor have been consigned to us to sell. The prices marked on them are ridiculously low, aud in ad dition you receive a cash discount of ten per cent. These should be seen to be appreciated. EXTENSION CURTAIN POLES are especially desirable to those who are apt to move or living in rented houses, aa they can be adjuated to fit any size window. REFRIGERATORS. BABY CARRIAGES. BICYCLES. TBICYCLE8. VELOCIPEDES. Of these goods we carry an Immense assortment, and no one should buy such articles without first looking over our assortment and gettinir prices. THE HARTFORD NATIONAL WOVEN WIRE MATTRESSES. We are aole agents for this best of all beda. Wo have been aelling It for twenty years in this city and have yet to hear of any fault with it, while every day we hear of trouble with cheaper woven wire mattresses This Mattress is used with a thin hair mattress, as a heavy one destroys its elaatlcity, thua making the cheapeat good bed to be had. PASTEUR'S WATER FILTERS. This filter was patented by the famous Dr. Pasteur of Paris, and la the best In the market, it has our rec ommendation from actual use, no home should be wi thout it. Send for one on approval, you can return it if you will. Call and examine our CATARACT WASHING MACHINE, for Private Familiea.' Hotels, Restaurants, Hospital*. Barber Shops, etc. LACE CURTAIN STRETCHERS for drying lace curtains after they have been washed, an article no housekeeper should be without. W. B. MOSES k SON. Furniture, Carpets, Upholstery Goods, Interior Decorations, Ac., ka Cor. 11th and F sts. n.w, ** Washington, D. C. Just Arrived, 100 SATEEN ROBES, BLOCK PRINTED, BELECT STYLES, BEST QUALITY, LIMITED QUANTITY, DESIGNS UNSURPASSED. W. M 8HUSTER k SONS, *8 919 PENN. AVE. N.W. Sacrifices Unparalleled IN THE CLOTHING ANNALS OF WASHINGTON. To those that have failed to avail themaelves of the superior advantages offered by onr great sacrifice sale we would say that but five or six daya remain in which to secure those excellent values we've been dealing out all theae months. Everything goes at half price. The stock must he closed out in but a few days. Why not be one of tha fortunate*? Come. No coat will ha considered to acoompliah the end. Get a bar gain while yon can. All goes at half value. GOLDEN EAGLE CLOTHING COMPANY, ?-3t 400 7TH ST. N. W.. COB. D. S. Oppenheimer & Bro? DECORATIVE ART ROOMS, 514 9TH ST. N.W.. Direct the attention to our new and complete stock of Fine and Durable Stamped Linens, In Bureau Scarfs, all lengths; Doylies, Tray Cover, Splasher, Center Cloths, Tidies and hundreds of other pieces that add to the beMties of the home. NEW EMBROIDERY MATERIALS. The latest Tyrol Cord, in all shades. Bargarr* Threads, In all ahadea. Rope Linen Thread, in all ahades. Rope Silk, In 200 different ahadea. NEW EMBROIDERY CLOTH& Silk Bolting Cloth, in all widths. Bolting Sheeting. In White and colore. Silk Arm are, in all ahadea. Art Satin, in new ahadea. And a great many other noveltlea in the Embroidery line. 8. OPPENHEIMER * BRO, 614 9th aln.w. Stamping while yon wait Lessons la all kinds of Fine Embroidery Wort. Knitting and Crocheting. dl-eo3a. Special Bargains In Plush Wraps. sad correct sty lea. The balanes at oor stock afrur WILLETT * RUOFF. Hatters and Furriers, J*29 tK>6 PaoiLeva. Some New Dress Goods Opened this maniac and briefly described in lower half of tMs column. More arriving it tima ?* ?hh^, ob exhibition Monday mornlag. P A LAIS P.RR OO T T A I R BOO Y Y A L RBR O O TT AA L B B O O Y ul % B B OO Y A A BBB A RRR HO() A II WW W aSS. bbaakrooA ii n w n H?B A A RRR Q A A II N N 3 SSo B B AAA R R O OQ AAA II N IT N a SS BBB A A R R OGO A A II M NN 8SS8 The word "Bargain" may apply to expensive aa well aa low-priced food*. High-priced bargain* Quoted for Monday, February 11th. THE PALAIS ROYAL. (Continued below.) Novelty Jewelry For 1889. Bought cheap, becauae imported direct and promptly paid for. Bold cheap, becauae our atrictly canto bual neea allow* a email margin of profit. Tortoise-shell Hair Ornament*. 85c. to 910. Tortoise-ahell Lorgnette*, #2 25 to $14. Tortoiae-ahell Back Combe, CI.15 to #13 50. Tortolae-ahell Dressing Combe, 92.25 to 96. Amber Hair Ornament*, 85c. to $6.75. Amber Hairpins, (1 to 13 50. Amber Back Combe, $1.25 to <2.75. Amber Lace Pin*. 15c. to 93.50. Amber Earrings, 91 to 93. Amber Necklaces. 88c. to 910. Amber Bracelet*. 91 to 92.50. Silver Lace Pin*. 10c. to 94.40. Silver Earrings, 17c. to 91.70. Silver Vinaigrettes 93.75 to 97. Silver Bon-bon Boxee, 75c. to 94. Silver Soap Boxea, 92.76 to 95. Silver Memo. Tableta 91 to 95. Silver Match Boxea, 91.60 to 95 39. Silver Glove Buttoner*' 91 to 92.60. 8ilver Powder Boxea, 92.50 to 95. Silver Drinking Cup*. 92.50 to 9$. Silver Buckle*, 91 to 93.76. Silver Belts, 94 to 97.50. Stiver Clasps, 92.25 to 94. The liat might be extended Indefinitely. The ltema mentioned make it apparent The variety la as complete aa at any of the jewelry ?tores. The Identical styles are shown?bought of the same manufacturers aa supply those who do a credit buai neaa?PRICES ONE-THIRD LOWER. This not only applies to the above-quoted Jewelry, but also to our lately Imported ENGLISH GARNET JEWELRY and also to our matchless stock of fine Fans. THE PALAIS ROYAL (Continued below.) We Import Fans Direct. From $1 to 950 each are shown nearly 5.000 Fans in over one hundred different styles. We quote be low our stock of Juliet Fins. These are of Ostrich Feathers mounted on a single stick. Fashionable? i very fashionable?probably because when NOT in nse they are ornamental which can't be said of the fana that open and close. THE $2 "JULIET" FANS. 3 Ostrich Feather Plumes, Aigrette and Pompon, mounted on single-bone stick. White, Black, Pink, Yellow, and Blue. AT 93 EACH. 3 Ostrich Plumes, with ivoride sticks. These have ribbon streamer to match the color of the feather*. THE 94 JDLIET FANS. Three Ostrich Plumes and bunch of Tips, In all the new shades, including Black and White. AT 96, 96 AND 97?Five long Ostrich Plumes, with aigrette and bunch of Tipa on imitation ivory; also, Oxydired Silver Sticks. AT 97.50 AND QH?Eie-ht long Ostrich Plume*, each plume shaded in the different tint* of color*. These are magnificent Fans. The adjective is not recklessly used. THEY AllE MAGNIFICENT. Do you prefer Silk Gauze Crepe, Satin or Lace Fans? Twice the variety here that you'll find elsewhere. THE PALAIS ROYAL (Continued below.) The New Dress Goods. Here's a predicament Time. 10:30 a.m., Adams Express men tumbling the new arrivals on the sidewalk. Latest moment to carry our advertisement around to the "Star," 12 o'clock? "Adrrrtif the Kew Dreta Good*," *aya Mr. Lisner. Buyer not yet returned from New York. Imagine the feelings of the advertising man?and, too.'tis to be a special sale for three days?Monday, Tueaday, and Wednesday, February 11,12, and 13. THE PALAIS ROYAL (Continued below.) The New ''Hortense" Fabrics. The buyer probably will be able to tell you a more familiar name and how they are worn. This is what they look like?A kind of diagonal cloth, the diagonal line not well defined. All shades of new Reds, Greens, Blue, Grays, Tans among which you'll notice old Rose, Fawn, Terra Cotta, Gobelin and Porcelaine Bines, Sage, Gray, Green. The colors, too, are chanwable; in different lights they take on different tints, owin*, probably to the strunds of white wool woven In with the colors. They measure full 40 inches wide. The strii>ed borders are the attraction?Seven stripes of darker shade than the body of the dre?s form a border about 7 inches deep. Price $1 a yard. You at'* not told of the tout ensemble because the wriU-r doo*n't know how. As well try to describe the refreshing beauty of the fields, when nature is don ning her spring costume. There's a freshness, bright ness; a liappy springtime look about these fabrics that'll make your eye sparkle; and yet, perhaps, you won't know how to tell w'ty U it any more than the unfortunate writer. THE PALAIS ROYAL (Continued below.) For DlRECTOIRE DrESSE& Here's another puzxle Dress pattern* of spring-time color* In an all-wool material something like the Scotch Twee da, but softer to the touch and eye. The novelty 1* the sash of the same material, but with silk stripe* forming a plaid. The saah Is 4H yards long and finished with silk and wool mixed fringe one-quarter yard deep. Isn't this scarf to be draped from the neck and thu* form the front of the Derectolre Suit? Price 914 for the pattern. (Continued below.) THE PALAIS ROYAL Here Is Another Problem. The buyer write* us from New York as follows: "The tOe. all-wool Henrietta! .forwarded are but 40 inrhet wide, but they art the tame quality at thote U and Ut inek Hennrttai that are beina told /or 7Sc. If that'* to you are offered a bargain, because It take* 7 yards of 46 Inch material for a dress and 8 yard* of 40 Inch wide material. Reckon up how much cheaper the narrow width la. Just the same color* a* shown in the wider. Isn't It Just the same material? Samples will show. the PALAIS ROYAL (Continued below.) T ? The New Dress Trimmings. Three canes of Persian Band trimming* Juat opened No time or (pace for description*, but believe ua, they are very beautiful. 2 inche* wide tinsel and wool, 25c. 2 lnche* wide tinsel and allk, 60c. 2K inches wide silk and tinsel, 60c. 3 inches wide gold and allver, 91.16. Steel and silver mixed with the many colored silks on caehmere hands, in light and dark colorings, from 2* to 6 inches wide. 91.68. 92.40, 92.68, 93 68, 94. 94.68. Never before so many new trimmings at one arrival. THE PALAIS ROYAL A. LISNER, Prop., f*9 Corner 12th and Pa. ava. hPBING OpENING **StOB1 NlWd" WOODWARD k LOTHROF. Wa bar to announce aa advance "Opening" at Sprint Fabric* for MONDAY, FEBBUABY 11. 1889. Wa have pleasure In soliciting your Inspection of oar present atock. inasmuch as we confi dently believe we have eclipsed every previous achievement In ita selection, and it represents our Terr beat buying efforts in ysur behalf. SPBING WOOLENS FOB 188B. We hare added a number of Woolen Fabrics and "Novelties" to the elegant line previously advertised in this column, and we confidently assert that we never began ? previous aprlnir aeason with such an extensive, varied and beau tiful assortment of stylish fabrics or such a diversity of exquisite new shades as we are now displaying. We shall show on Monday: NEW 8HADF.8 IN PLAIN MOHAIRS. NEW EFFECTS IN FIGURED MOHAIRS. ATTRACTIVE COLORINGS IN 6TBIPKD MOHAIRS, EFFECTIVE PATTERNS IN WOOL CH ALLI8, BEAUTIFUL SHADES IN 50c. CASHMERES. NEWEST COLORS IN HENRIETTA CLOTHS, HANDSOME COMBINATIONS IN '-NOV ELTY" WOOLENS, GREAT VARIETY OF RICH PLAID WOOL ENS. ATTRACTIVE HAIR-LINE FRENCH CHE VIOTS, LATEST PARISIAN SHADES IN BROAD CLOTHS, BEBLIN "NOVELTY" PATTERN ROBES, AO., Selected with special reference to pleasing ladies of refined taste and Judgment in the matter of dress. In view of the fact that the choicest fabrics wi'' *x? the first to go the advantages of an early selection are apparent. WHITE GOOD8 OPENING. To open the White Good* season with consid erable eclat, we have secured from a New York Importer a number of extraordinary bargains, which we shall place on sale Monday morn in*. Here are a few: 2 esses of Manufacturer's "Short Lengths" of White-Checked and Plaid Nainsook, in lengths from 1 to 10 yards. Clean, fresh Roods and very desirable. ONLY 80. PFB YARD. 1 case of Manufacturer's "8hort Lengths" of 42-inch (note width) White India IJnons, in lengths from 1 to 8 yarda. New goods?the se&aon'a accumulation at the mill. Extra value. ONLY ftc. PEB YARD. 3 cases of White Rheer-Quallty Plaid Lawns, In lace and broken plaids. Splendid quality and remarkably cheap. ONLY 12*0. PER YARD. 2 cases of White Corded Piques, broad and narrow welts, excellent quality, and a genuine bargain. ONLY 18c. PER YARD. Other White Goods innumerable and equally as good values ss those above enumerated. We refrain from quoting the usual prices of these White Goods, confident that your discerning Judgment will cause you to instantly recognize their great intrinsic value. These will be conspicuously displayed on the second floor Monday morning. (Second floor.) MARVELOUSLY GOOD VALUES IN TABLE COVERS. Proprietors of Hotels Cafes, Dining-rooms, and Housekeepers in general Bhould not fail to inspect these extraordinary values in Damask Table Clothes, which we secured expressly for the demand which will undoubtedly be caused by the large influx of visitors March 4th. 500 Small Damask Table Cloths, size 1 yards square, neat, red and white plaid; especi ally for small tete-a-tete tables. ONLY 50c EACH. 1,000 Fine Damask Table Cloths, with neat red borders, good quality of pure linen, and un questionably good values. 8ize 2 by 2 yards, only $1.15 Size 2 by 2)4 yarda, only 1.35 8ize 2 by 3 yarda, only 1.65 We have offered good bargains in low-price cloths, but none better than these. (Second floor.) SPECIAL OFFERING OF TWENTY-FIVE CENT PURE LINEN TOWELS. Anticipating the demands consequent upon the proper accommodation of the large number of people sure to visit Washington on Msrch 4th and thereabouts, we have considerably enlanred our stock of Linens. Blankets. Comforts. Quilts, Ready-made Sheets, Pillow-cases, Bolster-esses, Feather Pillows,,Bolsters. Ac., and also Cur tains, Curtain Materials. Window Shades, Ac. All of these goods hsve already been spoken of to a more or leaa extent in theae columns, and to-day we draw your attention to our Immense stock of Towels, particularly to theae at the popular price of twenty-five cents each. We are quite confident that the equal of this stock of Towels?In size, variety, and value?is not to be found except in the largest retail houses of the country?and we are sure not In Washington. On Monday we shall offer you your choice of twelve different styles of Towels at 25 cents each; among which the most conspicuous values will be: 24 by.48 in. Damask Towels 25c. 24 tor45 In. Hack Towels 25c. 22 by 42 in. Double-Hack Towels 25c. 22 by 42 in. Knotted-fringe Towels 25c. 24 by 44 in. Hemstitched Towels 25c. Also others with Plain and Knotted-fringe, all White, and with Fancy Colored Borders. ? ONLY 25c. E ACH. We carry at all times a sufficient quantity of each particular style to supply all demands. (Second floor.) LATEST IN/MBROIDERTES. The very newest conceits in Embroideries are here. Every variety of Drawn-work and Hem stitching is fashionable. The patterns of work are more delicate, refined we might say. and many of them are exquisitely beautiful. The 00-inch Flouncing for Waist and Skirt com bined, are destined to become very popular, and will be made into Tea Gowns or Directoire Dresses, extending from' the shoulder to the hem of the skirt without a seam. Another fanciful wliini. nnd yet a very pretty one, is the wide Nainsook flouncing*, with bot tom of three or four deep rows of Drawn-work spaces for running through with Colored Moire or other Silk Ribbon. TSee sample piece fln i?lied in the vestibule window at main en trance.] A very effective pattern in wide Flouncing shows "moon spots" the size of a silver dollar, each moon outlined by Drawn-work. ' New patterns have been opened in Cambric Matched Sets, embracing from three to five widths of edgings, with all-over and inserting to match. New line of Cambric Beading for covering seams. New line of Narrow Edging*, In neat baby patterns for trimming slips. Ouly 5c. per yard. A bargain?10 pieces 20-inch All-overs, Only 62Xc. per yard. (Second floor.) MORE SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT HANDKERCHIEFS. We have secured st a very advantageous price a lot of Ladies' and Men's Slightly Imperfect Handkerchiefs, which we shall offer a* follows: Ladies' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, sheer qualities, in all white and black and white border*. Only 12*c. each. Remember these are not the usual 124c. Handkerchiefs, being far superior to any heretofore sold at thia price. 1 lot of Men's White Pure Linen Tape-bor dered Handkerchiefs, extra quality of linen, full size. Only 18c. each, 3 for 50c, (First floor.) TWO BABGAIN8 IN H08K. 50 dozen todies' Black Silk Hose, with col ored tipped toes and heels. Ouly 82He. per psir. 125 dozen Ladles' Extra-quality Fast Black Intrrain Cotton Hose, double heel and toe, and of superior durability. S pain for ? I. (First floor.) A "TREAT" IN RIBBONS. 300 pieces of No. 16 (full width) Fancy All Silk Ribbons, embracing GrtSs Grain with Ot toman and Satin Stripes, in White, Cream. BUck, Browns, Blues, Reds, Greens, Grays, and several fancy shades. We offir them at the wonderfully cheap price of 25c. PEB YARD. (First floor: center.) BLANKET NOTES. We offer 1 case at 11-4 White Wool Blankets at the low price of 92.75 par pair. These are subject to slight imperfections In which do not In the least impair their worth-giving and wearing qualities. Between the two extremes in Blanket prices, (1.25 to 918, we always make It a point to show the best variety at 95, which la the Mast popu lar price, and this fact Induced us to recently reinforce the vsriety at that price by aaaklng a reduction on a seven-and-a-half pound twelve quarter Blanket, which has heretofore bean much higher. We will plaaaa you in 96 Blan ket* if we have to aacriAce profits to do ao. IMPORTATIONS OF LINKNS. We Imported our Furniture Lin am to get them at the lowest wholesale price. A little early to apeak of them, perhaps, yet it la well to know the best plaee to buy when you gat ready to Invest in Furnitare Linens. Three thnoaand yarda now in. Nineteen best stylaa la Stripes? also plain Two widths 33-tnch, only 85c. par yard. 66-inch, only SOo. par yard. (Fourth floor.) WOODWARD ft Lomor. t? 0or. 11th and* ate. n.w. A DUDD \ r A ** " 000 "? A A P D V V T> D VT ODD ? NN g r?o or s"? E> r\ ii r 5 ,??"o !"?? 5" J". !? 2*2 2 ? ooo o o o ? oo 000 We have lost opened torn* advance etytae of extreme DOT*ltlM tor EARLY SPRING WEAR. Beautiful Good* tod Handsome Effect*. These good* hare been selected with the greensst care, and it will be no exaggeration to aaythat our stork for this SPRIXd will be a* varied and a* well aelected aa any bouee in the coon try It it of no need to dwell on the prices that we have marked them. We asll Dress Goods a* we sell everything else, at THE VERT LOWEST POSSIBLE FIGURES. We quote a few items only. 60 INCHES WIDE ALL-WOOL LADIES' CLOTHS. WORTH 62*c. A YARD. OCR PRICE 48o. A YARD 52 inches wide all-wool HABIT CLOTHS (warrant ed Shrunk). GOOD VALUE FOR $1 A YARTV OUR PRICE 72e. A YARD_ A magnificent assortment of ALL-WOOL SAXONY FLAXNELS, In Stripes and Plaids, for Wrappers, Tea Gowna. Ac. WORTH 40c. A TARD. OUR PRICE 36c. PER YABD Beautiful Patterns in OEHUINF. FRENCH TWTLL FLANNELS. in Handsome PERSIAN EFFECTS, Stripes, Plaids, kc USUAL PRICE ?5c. A YARD. OCR PRICE 80c. A YARD. 20 Pieces of New Htri|?d ZEPHYR rLANXFL F.TTES, lu Liirht and Medium Shades, for early spring wear. REGULAR PRICE, 20c. A YARD. OUR PRICE 14c. A YARD. Then, we are showing nobby affects in PLAIDS and STRIPES, In all the new colorings. the most stylish goods ever brought into Washington. Exquisite design* in EXTREME NOVELTIES of FRENCH GINGHAMS, at 85c., 37He. aud 50c. a yard. We have received our Importation of FRERES KOECHIJXS FRENCH 8ATTEEXS.the hands.unset patterns that we have ever bad la the house, which we would be pleased to ahow you. We do not aak you to come in with the intention of purchaaing. We would have you SOS what is going to be worn this Spring. P. S.-We have In our DRESS TRIMMING DE PARTMENT a magnificent line of EMBROIDERED PERSIAN TRIMMINGS, of our own Importation, all widths and colorings to match the new Dress Goods. The price* on these Trimmings we think are lower than you will find elsewhere. PRICES &0C. TO <4 A YARD. cSSq A MM MM PPP L FEE 2 AA MMMM PPL K BSSa A A MMMM PPP L FE K 3 AAA M M M P L F. ?H8S A A M M M P LUX EEE KSSa A t. F.F.K 2 s AA L F. BSSQ A A I. FK K 2 AAA L K ?SSS A A LLLL EEE or BLACK LACE FLOCNCING8. CAN WE INDUCE YOC TO BL Y A LACE DRESS NOW? We think so when you see the prices. These got/ds are a lot of Importer'* Samples which we bought very cheap. There ia only one piece of a kind, which are the importer's advance styles from which be takes onlers, so It goes without saying that the pat terns are all new. Those laces are from 40 to 45 inchea wide, and W ARRANTED PURE SILK, all of them. 1 Piece, worth 41.23 a yard, for 90c. a vard. 1 " $1.50 " $1.19 a yard. 1 " $1.75 - $1.25 a yard. 1 " $185 " $135 a yard. 1 " $2 00 " $1.50 a yard. 1 - $2.25 " $ 1 62)4 a yard. 1 - ri >0 " $1.75 a yard. 1 " $2.75 " $2 00 a yard. 1 " $3 00 " $2 25 a yard These goods cannot be duplicated at theae pnoea. BBB A O U MM MM ?? eSSo BB AA U U MMMM - 5 s BBB A A U U MMMM B B AAA U U M M M - ? BBB A A UU M M M BSSS f8 7TH. 8TH AND D STREETS. Do You Know A good thing when you see It? If so, buy one of the following things out of our DRESS GOODS BOON: This announcement cannot begin to explain how very cheap these are offered. $5.00 FOR A PATTERN SUIT. We have a lot of 32 PATTERN SUITS which were nicely put up in boxes. These boxes. through rough handling, have become broken, necessitating the lay ing of these suits on our counters. Our counter room being valuable, we shall sell these suits, which sold for $12.00, $10.50, and $9.50. at $o.00 EACH. Just received?21 pieces of CANVAS DIAGONAL, all wool, 54 Inches wide. In dark ahadea, which the im porter desired to close out. His price was 65c. to im port. We cornered the lot and will sell them at the ridiculously low price of 37Ho. PER YARD. Ask to be shown our FANS when next you ccineln the store. Lots of new "Air Stirrers." Just come in from our importation order. We are neUing -MURRAY A LANMAX'8" FLORIDA WATER for 49c.; the genuine article. COLGATE VIOLET WATER, 35c. Don't forget, we engrave your name AND 50 CARDS FOR Hie. Work guaranteed to be the best. LANSBURGH A BR0_ f7 42ft 422. 424. 426 7th at T* B, Towner & Son. DRY GOODS DEALERS, 1316 7TH ST. N.W, Wsnt you to read this and see if anyone can best tiicue price*: heat Wan:antta Bleached Muahn, 1 yard wide, 10eta. Fruit of the Loom, 8^ eta. Audrowoggin. 7H cts. Pillow-case Cotton. 1M yards wide. 8 eta. Unbleached Sheeting. 2>4 yards wide, IS eta. Bleached do., 2W yard* Wide, 20 ct*. Bed Comfort*, 4 j eta. Extra I-atve Bed Comforts, 75 eta. Blanket*. 90 ct*. per pair. Drv*h Flannel, All-Wool, 19 cts. I Henrietta Cashmere, All-WooL 40 inches wide, 43 cts. Full Line of Dress Goods, very cheap. Tsble Linen in Great Variety, at low prices. We have a Towel 23 luche* wide by 43 long, worth 20 cts.; we are aelling 2 for 25 eta. GofTv Beet Skirt Braid, 5 cts. Star Skirt Braid. 4 cts. Clark's O. N. T. Spool Cotton, 52 eta. Kerr's Beat Machine Cotton, 4 eta. Wm, He McKnEW. >4-3m , : U?;l ?o I'lJiOd i mot Mil otni 5 ' sirotjon '*#i -i 033 Pennsylvania svenua. We ask your attention to our complete stock of Ladies' Furnishings. V V EE* oSSg V V K 2 s V V FK *8?a v v e ? ? - OO V SEE *hS8r n FEE RRR 11 K R R II T.K RRR II R R II KKB R 8 v= UNDERWEAR. CORSETS. HANDKERCHIEFS, SILK AND WOOL MUFFLERS. SILK HANDKER CHIEFS, COLLARS AND CUFFS, RUCH1NG8, VEILING. UMBRELLAS, he.. Ac. Ladies' 4-tratton Kid Gloves, all the new ahadea. re duced to 75c. per pair. We give * pedal ears to our stock of ftVrrsa, they srs made to our special order, and therefore ws often show shades that are not found elsewhere. In our Hosiery De|?rtment you win always find many novelties in SUk and Lisle Thread, a rare bar gain. excellent value. Ladles' Fast-black Cotton Hose, guaranteed Bot to rub-off Or change color, 25c. per pair. Some good values In Children's Hosiery. A choice lias of Ladiaa' and Muraea' Aprnas, all ?w, 25c. up. A large Has of Childran'a suits AT 008T. The remainder of oar Children'a W later Ogata AT COST. Wears closing ths balance of at greatly reduced pilose. Maay noveltisa ia Jsrssy and Surah Wa We are bow showing a ~ avsry day we add i Taylor, About Otocuni Br elphonxo rocao-s company. (FRIDAY. rutcm B. 1IW I or* STOCK TARING HAS DEVELOPED important facts to which we win to CALL THE ATTENTION or OCR customer*. FIRST ?OTB GENERAL STOCK M MVC* LARGER THAN IT IS OCB PURPOSE TO CAU! regularly. SECOND?OCB STOCK IS EXCESS!VK IK CER TAIN LJNFS or GOODS NOW. THE FEATUBE OF THESE CIRCTM STANCES THAT WILL INTEREST ALL OONSUM EBS IS THAT WE ABK DETERMINED TO AD JUST THESE MATTERS AT ONCE BT CTTTIK? PRICES ON THE LIKES OF GOODS ABOVE RE FERRED TO. A LIST WILL BE rorND PI BUSHED AT OCB STORE AND CONSUMERS WILL riVD IT GREAT LY TO THEIB ADVANTAGE TO CALL AND EX AMINE IT. AS ALSO TO INSPECT THE GOODS. ELPHONZO YOCNG8 COMPANY, d-8-Um 42S Ninth itml u w., bat. D and K Fifteen Dollar Overcoats REDUCED TO SW.50. WE HAVE TWO STILES OF THESE GOODS TO WHICH WE CALL SPECIAL ATTENTION. BLUE "CHINCHILLA" BEAVERS a?i> * BLUE diagonal CHEVIOTS. THESE ARE NEW GOODS. MADE UP THIS SEA. BON. AND ARE EXCELLENT VALUE THERE ARE BUT FEW LEFT. IF TOO WANT ONE COME EARLY. ? E B BARNTM ft 00. fe7 031 PENNSYLVANIA AVE J. C. II UTCHINSON, IMPORTER. WRAPS AND JACEETS, Laat Mirk Don of tlx Ali Oooda it HaU Pru. and Lw Jacketa at S2 50. f 4.00. 0i 00. ST 50. worlft #0.00 to $20.00. Newmarketa at 26 per cant diaoount from laat reduced price. NOVELTIES IN MATERIAL FOR EVENING WEAR. LACES. DRESS TRIMMING Foater Ewl Gluvaa for street and eventa# wear 91 and upward. f7 907 PENNSYLVANIA AYR W oodbufts IMPROVED FILE HOLDERS AMD cabinets. FOB FILE-ROOMS. OFFICES, VAULTS. SAFE* DESKS. Etc. To file letter*. Voucher*. D"M?. Will*. Bnefa. Paiuj'hleta, or any other forui of pai?tr* oomi>actlv and conveniently for reference. They ara Mad in all ibe de|*ru?enu of the National Government, in many Mat*. County and City uffim. bj Railr-jad. Insurance and other rompaniea. in Bauka. U? office* and Libra nea, and by Buaineaa Men tcneraUy. 1'beir ADVAN TAGES oonaiat in FACILITY FuR Rfc? ERhNCk, ECONOMY OF SPACE and PRESERVATION OF PA PERS FROM WLAR AND DUsl, .U*|*n*in? wit* SThlNGs. TAPE and Ul'M BANDS, and rendenag PIGEON-HOLES and DOOBS UK NECESSARY. The File Holder* can be made of any required alaa to suit |*pen or fit *helvitur. Tb'? art; alao put ui lit Cabinet*. containing any deelred nuinOer. made either witli or without luck. They are the aimiileot. moat thoroughly practical and uwtul article for the purpoee that an- ottered to tha public, and the material and wurkiiiaiiahip ara Urn very beat. M ANUFACTOBY AND SALESROOM, 837 and 038 Maaaachuaatta ara., and 632 and 034 E at n.?? fS-law4t Wa*hinffton, D.C Special Reduction Sals. IN ADDITION TO OCB MARK-DOWN SALS * SUITS AT OS.IKX AND OVERCOATS AT SS MX A: WE HAVE ALSO PLACED OK OUB bargain THE following: PANTS MARRED DOWN TO B2.ML PARTS marked DOWN TO *3.60. PANTS MARKED DOWK TO *&.Mk EIIIMAI llOt. [ AND E STREET* MANUFACTURING CLOTHIERS AND TAILOSA. m*7-3m Drm Suits FOR HIRE, 414 BTH BT. H.W. Get The Ban LOTS ft 1