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THE HARRISON HOUSEHOLD.
The Mistress of the White House. Domestic Circle of the New Administra tion. A TrniBH** To THB RETIRING FIRST LADY ?HOW UI5UUL HARRISON ?uH BIS BRIDE - THEIR CHILDREN AXD OHAaDOHILDREN? IfRS. HOBTOS ADD HUM. HALT'iRU ? CHARACTERISTICS. The shifting scene* in the national drama of executive succession bring* to the front new character* in the administration of public affairs and in the aucial regime of the place of supreme rank. In American politico-social as in politico-administrative concerns it is the aph orism of the effete institutions of divine-right doctrines repeated with a feminine application, "The queen is dead, long live the queen." In the drawing-rooms of the executive mansion, while words of regret and farewell have been said to the retiring first lady, in the parlors of the President-elect salutations and welcome have greeted the new first lady of the republic. The career of the former ha* been phenomenal in the rewards of public applause. She had youthful beauty, amiability of spirit, and an nnuasnul aptitude for the duties and exigen cies of social leadership. The latter will have that splendor of matured loveliness of person, character and works which is the culmination of matronly influence and worth. Mrs. Cleveland exemplified the marvelous range of cynibility of tne American girl. Mrs. Harrison will illustrate the wonderful force and development of the American woman. Mrs. Cleveland entered the executive mansion as a bride, fresh from the gayeties of her girlhood and maiden life. The pleasurable experiences of college days, entre into society and European travel were sull new. From the walks of a young lady in ordinary society, she enured the highest sphere of social preferment, and played her part with brilliant success. Mrs. Harrison takes her place in the executive man sion after a life of domestic experiences, early cares, and subsequent successes. The story of tbe life of Frances Folsom Cleve land. as first lady of the land, has been written in her career imperishably in the social history of administrations. Mrs. Harrison follow* in the line of social leadership and preeminence with her career before her. MBS. HARBISON. About fifty-three years ago the household of r^v. John Witherspoou Scott. a Presbyterian divine, president of the Oxford. Ohio, female college, was made happy by the birth of a <li.ugbter. At that time Andrew Jackson ovaved the destinies of the country, and Emily l)on<'l?cn. wife of his private secretary, and Sarah Yorke Jackson, wife of his foster-son. divided the honors of the social administration of the execntive mansion. The infant daughter of the reverend pro fessor received the name- Carrie. Dr. Scott be longed to an old Pennsylvania family, his birth occurring in Buck's county, that state, in the first vear of the century. When he was a youth in Philadelphia he met a young lady named Mary Neal. The yonng people became much attached to each other, but circumstance intervened to separate them. The young lady's father was a bank cashier in Philailelphia About the time she was entering the most In teresting ace of maiden life he removed to Washington. Pa., taking bis family with him. to found and manage a bank in the interests of eastern capitalists. About the same time Mr. Scott, having com pleted his educational and theological studies, came to-Wasbington. Fa., as an instructor in the old Washington college before it wasunited with its rival. Jefferson. The old acquaintances was renewed, and soou after Mary Neal. the l ank cashier's daughter, became the wife of John W. Scott, the professor. Some 40 miles in a northwesterly direction from Cincinnati, Ohio, is the rural "town of Oxford. As early as it was made the seat of Miami university, founded under the patronage of the state. These important educational interests subse quently led to the establishment of the Oxford Female college and the Western Female semi nary. Of the former Kev. John W. Scott had become president. THE STCDEXT LOVER. There was a student at Oxford at this time by tbe name of Benjamin Harrison. He had passed from Farmer's college into the Miami university, and graduated at the age of eighteen years, a tribute in itself to his indus trv and * mental capabilities. The young studeut. in the midst of his pursuit of learning, found himself overtaken by love. The daughter of the worthv man of God and erudi tion was the object of his affection. John Scott Harrison, the father of the student, was too warm-hearted and liberal to lay by much of earth's" tores or even to take a selfish care of what he received by inheritance. The patrimonial estate had diminished in acres ana the family exchequer in cash under his management, which left Benjamin to make his own way.with a good education as his capital and the world his field for investment. It was a trying Mtr.atiou into which to be driven by implacabie fate, to sever the tender ties which liela him at Oxford for the unemotional experiences of a student at law in the firm of Bellamy Stover anU Abram Owyun. of Cincinnati. The very name had a mustiness about it which savored of muc'i law and learning. He finished his toilsome journey up the rugged highway of jurisprudence, aud the first thing thereafter, like a sensible young man, wended his way back to Oxford. THB W It DDI NO. On October 'iO. 18u3, he there made Miss Carrie Scott his bride. The prospects in life for the young couple were not bright, as the world govs, but the young people were full of hope. Their united fortunes in love made th? m coutented, and with happy hearts and will ing hands they crossed the tlireshaold of life's duties together. Their honeymoon was passed under the pa ternal roof at" North Bend, below Cincinnati. Tbe ei-tate impinged upon the boundary line of Indiana. In the following March the young couple went to Indianapolis, the wife to lay th-- foundations and mtke a home and tbe hns baod to build up a ^areer. In addition to the care bestowed upon her education, the young wife was trained in household duties. The Ovford seminary boarding-house, which ac commodated about thirty young ladies, was managed by Mrs. Scott, who was assisted by li< r daughter. Carrie Scott, in those days, was a -jright. vivacious, witty girl, very pretty, with sj caking eyes and good figure. She was greatly a?i mired by the students, but not one could st tnd in the way of "Ben." as she always affec ti iuately called him. OPSETENTOTS SfEBorNDINOS. The cash capital at ?>e command of Benjamin Harrison when he began married life and the practice of his profession was $300, an advance on a lot in Cincinnati inherited through his ?t int. who married James Finlav, a soldier ol tbe war of 1812. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison began their domestic responsibilities in rooms in au ludiauaiiolis boarding-house. In the summer of 1854 Mr?. Harrison paid a visit to her parent* .?t the old home st Oxford, and there, on August 12. Ktixsell Harrison, their eldest child, was born. After this event in the family circle, the young mother having returned in the a ltumn. to Indianapolis, the proud husband rented a small bouse and began life in earnest, bis faithful and industrious wife doing her own housework, in a cottage of three rooms. Th? steady gain* in fame, practice, and pecuniary rewards la two years found Mr*. Harrison pre siding over a larger and more pretentioui b juse. Here their second and last child, Mar; Scott Harrison, was born. What a marvelous transition! March, 1854, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, settling dowi at Indianapolis to a life of toil and possibilities March, 188V. President and Mrs. Beniamin Har rison at Washington entering upon the admin istrative duties and ceremonial aud social en jovments of supreme rank by the voice of the jwople. During the intervening period ol tbirtv-five years the career of Benjamin Harri son has been one of growing honors, and hii estimable wife keeping pace with him in sveri sphere glorified his domestic and social sur rounding* b v her gifts of mind, purity of heart amiability of maimers, and works of benevo lMMk ISrpxrta xntUcaU See turns iumtUr ehanj* of Floor CommUUt*. DIAGRAM OF THE INAUGURAL BALL ROOM. In 1881 General Harrison entered the Senate of the United State*, anil Mrs. Harrison became a member of that distinguished circle, the wives of the Senators. In her Washington resi dence of six years Mrs. Harrison extended her sphere of usefulness. Her name was associated with noble charities and church work. The Garfield hospital owes its present success in a large degree to her active interest as one of its first directors. In appearance Mrs. Harrison is a type of matronly beauty. In figure she shows the generosity of nature in a well-rounded form and in mind nature's equal beneficence, ex panded by training in the acquirements of a liberal education, drawn from the broadest op portunities. K lavish growth of hair, silvered with the threads of little over a half century of life, and floating in curly waves over a well shaped head and ending in a graceful coil, her regular features and dark, expressive eyes form a picture of ri[>eued womanhood. She has a voice softened by the instincts of a gentle nature and a (jift of conversation which, while animated, is still thoughtful. The tastes of Mrs. Harrison lie in the direc tion of art. Her works in water colors are the evidences of her gifts and application to her favorite recreation. American womanhood may feel honored that it will have at the head of the domestic and social environments of the new executive household one so fair and gifted as Mrs. Harri son. MR*. RUSSELL HARRISON. During a portion of the Senatorial term of , Benjamin Harrison. Alvin Saunders occupied a neat in the same body as a Senator from Ne braska. Each Senator had a daughter, both were named Mary, both were great favorites in Washington society, and were particularly fond j of each other. This sisterly affection was brought within the periphery of the f*milv cir cle bv the marriage of ltusaell Harrison to the d:<ng^iter of Alvin Saunders. Her father, a de scendant of a Virginia family of Kentucky pio neers. where he was born, went to Iowa in 1N36. w is a member of the constitutional convrntion upon the admission of that state into the Union in 1H45: was President Lincoln's governor of Nebraska from 1H61 nntil it joined the sister hood of states in 1H67. and was a Senator of the United Stutes 1877-'83. Her mother was Mar theiia. daughter of Theodore Barlow, of Green county. Indiana, originallv from Virginia and prominent in the early development of the western territory. The marriage of Marv Saunders to Russell Harrison took place in Washington in January, 1**85. The young couple removed to Helena, Mont., where Russell Harrison and Charles L. Saunders, his brother-in-law, engaged in busi ness. Mr. Harrison, who is largely identified with journalism anil the stock-raising and agri cultural interests of Montana, is very popular among the people of that embryo state, and it is said that there is a great probability of his appearance in the affairs of the new common wealth. His wife, with her year-old infant. Marthena, will spend some time at the executive mansion. MART SCOTT HARRISON M'kEF.. It was also during the residence of Gen. and Mrs. Harrison at Washington that their daughter Mary became the wife of James Robert McKee. a yonng merchant of Indian apolis. Miss Mamie Harrison was well known in Washington in a select circle of young ladies, and her return will forma pleasant opportunity for the younger wives and daughters to enjoy i the social entertainments of the executive ' mansion. Her two young children, Benjamin Harrison, two years old, and Mary Harrison McKee. a few months old. will add to the domestic pleasures of the home of the Presi | dent. MRS. MART FRANCES HALFORD. The official household of the President, rep | resented by his private secretary, Elijah W. r Halford. will also have an interest in the social life at the executive mansion. Mrs. Halford. , although somewhat of an invalid on account of i tendency to bronchitis, is a lady of pleasant manners and striking appearance. She w. g ? Mary Frances Armstrong, daughter of George W. Armstrong, a merchant of Wintbrop, Maine, > ten miles west of Augusta, where she was born. ? Her girlhood was passed at that picturesque f post hamlet on the shore of CobDoaaeecouta - waters, with its chain of Lakeleta and rivera, ? tributary of the Kennebec river. Miss Arm r strong was educated ut Keorte Hill college, - Maine. After her graduation and brief expe , rience in society she was married at Indianapo - lis May 1.1886, to Elijah W. Halford, m young and ruing journalist. MISS J ANNETTE HAT.FORD. Their only child, Jannette Halford, is not yet in society, but being well advanced toward the end of her teens, she will make her debut dur nsr the first social season of the new adminis tration. Mrs. Halford, on account of her health, passed the winter in Florida with her daughter. They will arrive in Washington to-dav and witness the inaugural ceremonies and review with Mrs. Harrison and the ladies of her family. MRS. ANNA LIVINGSTON MORTON. It may be said as an historic fact that for the first time in the history of the government the social surroundings of the Vice-President of the United 8tates, the constitutional heir presnmptive to the presidency, will be of a character commensurate with the dignity of the chief place in the legislative arm of the government and the second post of nationul election. Mrs. Anna Livingston Morton, on her mo ther's side, comes by descent from a family of colonial and Revolutionary distinction. In the affairs of those historic times her ancestors were conspicuous ill public concerns. One of her brancn of that family was Chancellor Liv ingston, who administered the oath of office to George Washington, first President of the United Htates. just one hundred years ago on the coming 30th of April. The first wife of Vice-President Morton was Lucy Kimball, daughter of Elijah Kimball, a prominent citizen of Flatlands, L. I. They were married in 1H54. the year of the Fremont campaign. She died in i&71, leaving no chil dren. The present Mrs. Morton, married in 1873, is a daughter of the late Win. T. Str^t, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., well known during a long life for his public spirit. Hhe is a sister of Wm. A. Street, a prominent lawyer of New York city, and niece of Alfred B. Street, the Albany poet. Miss Street in her maiden days was one of the most beautiful wome# in her native city and was greatly admired for her grace and ac complishments. In her matured womanhood, and the mother of five beautiful children, she still holds the charms of her younger days in features, form, and manners. She grew up under the most favorable influences of family and surroundings, and as the wife of Levi P. Morton has shown her skill as a social leader in the polite hospitalities of her 5th-avenue home in New York, her seaside cottage. "Fair Lawn," at Newport; and her mountain retreat at F.llerslie, in the historic vicinity of Uliine cliff and Kingston, where the state of New York had its political birth. She has been a leader in the congressional circles at Washing ton and in the sphere of diplomatic hospitali ties near the court of the French republic. In her domestic surroundiugs Mrs. Morton is not only happiest, but her own little casket gives her the greatest pride and satisfaction. Edith, her eldest (laughter, is a tall, willowy blonde of expressive beauty, just entering her fifteenth year. Lena, who has just entered her teens, bears a strong resemblance to her mother. Helen, who is twelve, is a striking type of child hood attractions. Alice, who is also a blonde, is nine, and Mary, the youngest of the family, who is another competitor for the honors of family charms, is seven. The only son. Lewis Parsons, who would have been eleven years of age had he lived, died while his parents were | in London. Mrs. Morton is a very striking blonde with blue eyes of deep expression. She is the type of queenliness of figure, and in her movements exhibits all the ^raccof a distinguished lineage and cultivation incident to careful training. The approaching ouadreunial term opens with every prospect of being socially the most brilliant in the history of the government and the social life of the capital. DeB. It. K. That New-Kangled Ring. To the Editor of Thk Evening Star: The new-faugled wedding ring described in the New York Sun and copied in The Star, con sisting of two tiny hoops of gold, fastened to gether sofc as to appear as one ring, is far iron) being the conceit of the jeweler of the present day. The two rings linked into one is the old French wedding ring and has been worn in this country for more than seventy veara as the highest of the insignia of their office by the ladies of the Sacred Heart, a religious order founded in Paris toward the close of the eighteenth cen tury and established here about 1817. This so ciety, which was formed during troublous times for the care and education of the chil dren of the nobility, adopted aa a safeguard against the religious persecution of the day the costume oLthe widow of the period ol which the ringiormeda part; and. although the habit has since been somewhat modified, the ring has been retained and worn aa a pledge of final wows, devotion to their order, symbolized by the inseparable union of the two rings. Very many of the pupils of the pensionnata of the Sacred Heart abroad and in this country have selected this quaint ring for their wedding, hardly through love of old as sociations, but more on account of the beauty of its significance, the indissoluble union, and I have never seen inscribed upon the flattened disks more than the initials and date. The concealment of these when the links close together is a sorety against the wear that it consequent upon the exposed surface of the OF HOUSEHOLD OHMS LLX. TBK DISTRICT MILITIA BILL. Ita Provisions as It Fagged Both Houses of Congress. The bill for the organization of the militia of the Districtof Columbia will be presented to the President to-dav for his signature. The Senate yesterday agreed to the House bill, and at this late day in the session the measure is completed. It provides that every able-bodied male citizen resident of the District between the years of eighteen and forty-five shall be enrolled in the militia except idiots, lunatics, common drunk ards, vagabonds, paupers, persons convicted of infamous crimes, officers of the government of the District, judges and officers of the courts of the District, officers who have held commis sions in the aamy or navy of the United States ministers of the Gospel, practicing physicians' and and ,enKineers, of railroad trains, partments! P poIice and fire de" THE ENROLLMENT 18 to be made by the Commissioners of the Dis trict and furnished the commanding general of the militia. The militia is not to be subjected to jay duty except when called into the service of the Lnited States, or to aid the civil authori of riots execut,on ofthe laws or suppression The commanding general of the militia is to be appointed by the President, who is also to ?a ??h goal's stuff. The active militia composed of volunteers and to be des national guard of the District of ; In t'mef8 of Peace the national guard is to consist of not more than twentv nn ST1,?!lnfantr-v' E"eh w>mpanv or infantry shall have one captain, one first lieutenant, one second lieutenant, one first ser fo,,r. ?ergeants, and one corporal to * ,The.batt?ry of ljgnt artil sk ir Th?nh t.hanf0ur nor ?"ore than . ' of music is to consist of thirty-two privates, one chief musician, two sergeants, and two corporals. THE TERM OF ENLISTMENT is fixed at three years, and re-enlistments mav be for one, two or three years, if the soldier who has been honorably discharged so desires. Ordnance stores, clotWng. camp and garrison XLP3'^Hrt*rmMt*rH" HU,reH' medical sup plies and other necessary military stores will be issued-from the stores and supplies appro priated for the use of the armv. the guard s to perform not less than six consecutive davs' S ti ?innaC VeV' and ilentitled to the use of the drill grounds and rifle range at the barracks. During the annual en campment. and on every dutv or parade each ?C regnIir enlisted band shall re ceive $4 per day; each member of the regularly enlisted corps of field music, *2; the chief mu sician *8, and the principal musician *6. leaves of absence. Ail officers and employes of the United States and of the District of Columbia who are mem bers of the national guard are to be entitled to w.atl,er,MtfLbBCn?efr0m .their regP^tive duties, without loss of pay or time, on all davs of anv SndeT the ?0ampm<'nt ?rdered or authorized mit ^?raI?.a"di"K general is required to trans '? !i Commissioners estimates of | expenses for the coming fiscal year. j ( omplaint of the Commuters. bad treatment of them by the batimore AND OHIO ROAD. To the Editor of The Eyknixo Star: . Linden, Md.. Feb. 28, 1889. On the 4th of March the manager of the Baltimore and Ohio propose to put off all pas sengers at the boundary, which forces them to take the electric road as far as the Seventh street line, then changing cars at the Seventh street line for the Avenue. You will readily see that this is an imposition, since a man of family will be forced to incur an additional expense of 20 cents per head on the round trip from the boundary to the Avenue and back This is paying for service.which the comnm'tors have already paid to the Baltimore and Ohio. Our k Washington, which means the depot at New Jersey avenue and 1st street j Have they a right to put us off before we reach the depot ? There is another obstacle also that renders this transaction very unpleasant. After the procession and fire works are over, natural! v ev?-ry one will rush for the Seventh-street cars in order to reach the electric line, and with the citizens of Washington striving to get home at the same time, naturally the countrv people will have poor opportunities to make the boundary on schedule time, and consequently a great many of them will be left, forcing ipense of returning to some hotel for the night, and if they are too crowded country ladies will have to walk the streets. As the Star is ever ready to correct anv abuse I trust it will not overlook this one. "Commutor." Saturday Smiles. Sadie?"Do you expect to observe Lent, j Mamie?" Mamie?"Oh, yes, indeed. And I'm getting the sweetest Lenten costume made you ever | set your eyes on. It is to be trimmed with the loveliest latest Btyle fringe, and?and? And isn't it a shame that Lent lasts only only? How many weeks are there in Lent, anyway, Sadie?"?Nornrtowti Herald. Gen. H. V. Boynton says that the improve ments made around President Cleveland s Red Top property at the people's expense have enhanced its Value $60,000. The improvements were made under the direction of commis sioners selected by Mr. Cleveland. A public office is a private snap.?Detroit Tribune. Fred?"Clawence dwesses like a pwince. but he nevah has a cent. I'm getting weal tired of supplying him with cigawets." Qussie?"So am I; ne never buys any of his own: the mean thing!" Fred?"No. Gussie, he cawn't afford to; he pays for his clothes as soon as he gets them. The h'owwid cad. he'll spoil hi* tailor for the west of us."?Men'* Outfitter. An Alabama man who wanted to find out what profession his son was best fitted for, put him in a room one day with a Bible, an apple and a dollar bill. If he found him when he re turned reading the Bible be would make a j clergyman of him; if eating the apple, a farmer; and if interesting himself in the dollar bill, a banker. When he returned, however, he found the boy sitting on the Bible, with the dollar bill in his pocket and the apple almost de voured; so he has decided to make a politician of him.?N. Y. Tribune. When a man at night is tired it is time he had retired.?A'ete Orleans Picayune. "Don't you know, Emily, that it is not proper for yoa to tarn around and look after a gentle man?" "Bat, mamma, I waa only looking to see if he was looking to see if I waa looking."?Chicago JTiw. The caterer for the inauguration ball has pro vided among his dainties a wagon load of pate de foie grot. Tat we see no mention in his list of meata and sweeta of the great divisible dish of the indivisible great republic. Away with your fat liveral Let na have pie!?Jfme Tort THE FAKIRS ARE HERE. Curb-Stone Dealers in Badges, Pictures, Corn-Salve, and Jewelry. HOW THEY INTEREST TBS CROWD?SOU WHO ARE HONEST AND SOME WHO MIGHT TAEE ADTANTAOE or THE UNWARY?THE OOOPS THAT THE! SELL AND THEIR WAY OF BELLI NO THEM. The street fakirs are quick to take advantage of the opportunities opened to them by the in augural celebration. The name "Fakir" sug gests norm-thing crooked or dishonest, bnt it does not necessarily follow that all fakirs are dishonest. There are exceptions to every rule. There are a great variety of fakirs. The upper tendom of the fraternity is made up of the young men?the clever young men?who travel from town to town, wherever there is a cele bration, or fair, or grand occasion of any sort that brings a crowd, selling mementoes of the occasion. The whole family of fakirs makes up a curious and interesting group. They are all glib, and their glibness is their fortune, or at least their livelihood. They are the silver tongued orators of the street, and they are fully as clever, if not as learned, as the "spell binders" or uny other of the elevated orators who live by voice and vocabulary. They are able to mislead many an unsuspecting stranger, or to induce them purchase trinkets at prices profitable to the fakir. OCCUPYING THE GOOD PLACES. When the crowd comes in they occupy almost every available spot on the principal thorough fares. either in a vehicle, on a dry goods bo* or on the cold ground, according to the amount | of capital or the prAspeets for a good harvest. | The fakir begins by telling Jokes and funny stories. In this way he attracts his crowd, and he is sure to find some with a little money to spend in his wares. "I will show you a little trick," he says to the few boys who are usually the first to stop with their friend the fakir. He is always amusing them, and they are useful to him to start the crowd. "I have something to show you," he says again slowly, "something to show you!" Significantly and mysteriously he repeats this six or eight times, until he has a fair audience to work upon. Then he explains his "little trick." By this time the crowd has reached a* hundred or more and he i makes a startling statement about something ! that he is about to "give away." He means that he is going to sell them at remarkably low figures, but there are some of the credulous who take him at his word. Their eyes appear as large as saucers and they wonder how he I can give things away and still live. " How can j he afford to do it?" they ask each other. | " Easily enough" echoes the fakir. Then he | will tell them that his father, who is a million aire manufacturer^ some'article. desires to get ; his goods before the public, and to do so he is ; willing to give among the good people thou 1 sands of dollars' worth of goods. In order that ! the receiver might show good faith he charges ! the small sum of ten or twenty-five cents for the article, which is w orth double the money. THE "DIAMOND" JEWELRY, i or a writing outfit, is given as a present. Under the gaslight the jewelry sparkles, and i its deceptive rays catch the eye of the inno cent. ??Just think of it; all this iewelry for notli I ing. Who wants the first lot?' ??Here; rue; this way!" cries the crowd. Then there are quick sales and large profits. A small box of corn-salve or paste for taking 1 grease out of clothing is handed out with an envelope filled with jewelry. The purchaser is well satisfied and if he thinks the "fakir" is less so he is mistaken. "Go home, put it on i your corns and if it don't cure I'll refund your money." This is a set promise that they all makes and none keep. He sign* no iron-^clad agreement, and there is no way of collecting the money even if you should find him again. But he is such a pleasant and such a funny fel low it is but natural to laugh over his tricks, even at your own expense. THE HABIT OF BEING VICTIMIZED. i You may think that one deal with a fakir j would be enough for any one. Not so; men get in the habit of being victimized and learn to like the excitement. They gamble with fukirs aud always lose. The jewelry they get is purchased by the barrel or ton and will turn red, white aud blue after being worn for a few days. "What is the corn salve made of?" Axle grease or some other cheap compound generally! They try to make it harmless, but it may not always be safe to use. This com pound is put up in small pill boxes, bought wholesale, making the cost of each "trick" very little, so that his profits are large, and another article often sold 1>y fakirs is a preparation for taking grease spots out of clothing. That is j a useful article in every household and for that i reason the "fakir" handles it. He understands ' his business well enough to know that some needy articles must be sold to attract general attention. "What does he do?" Whv, he takes a piece of cloth and presses a piece of fat ham on it. making a grease spot that anybody can see. Then he takes some of his preparation, which is nothing more nor less than rosin soap. He applies it to the cloth and to all appearances the grease spot disappears, but when the article gets dry it is found that the spot has only spread. But. then, it answers the purpose for a sale and that's all the fakir want*. A WEES AHEAD. As early as a week ago the fakirs in large numbers began to arrive in Washington and to attract crowds along the Avenue. They keep the police busy resisting their encroachments upon the public rights. Each 'day brings many more, and on the 4th of March the city will be fairly alive with them. The handker chief and badge men are also here. They have come in large numbers, and are all active busi ness men in their way. They usually bring their supply with them, and can sell cheaper than those who have to buy from small dealers. Pictures of the outgoing and incoming Presi dents are plentiful. The demand for the latter is great, and money is being made out of them. Tke competition, however, is so great that the pictures and badges are sold at reduced figures, some as low as 5 cents each. The latest badge is in the form of a rosebud, to be worn in tne button-hole. It bears the picture of the Pres ident-elect with his name. The price varies according to the number of salesmen found when the purchase is made. It is the same with all the other inauguration mementoes. The boys sue up the purchaser and charge ac cordingly. Safe, Quick and Effective. The valuable curative properties of ALLCOCK*? Porous Plasters are due to the employment of the highest medical and chemical skill. They are purely vegetable, and la Ingredient* and method have never been equalled; safe, qutok andejleo. tire to their action; they do not barn or blister, but soothe and relieve while ourlnc, and eaa be worn without causinc pain or laoagyeniemne. Do not be deceived by jaiTepreeentaaon. AU other so-called Porous Puessts arejmttatiooa, m&de to Mil on tlio reputation of ALMJOOl & Amkfor Ajjxock's, sndUtM ^explanation or so RdrAL BAKING POWDER ABSOLUTELY PURE It is a scientific fact that the ROYAL BAKING POWDER is absolutely pure. It is undoubtedly tha purest and most reliable Baking Powder offered to the public. HENRY A. MOTT, M. D? Ph. L)., Late United States Govt Chemist Ask Yont Groceb Fob PATENT ^CilBAMBRILLJiFG. THE PREMIER FLOUR OF AMERICA. (?1 k-tl. th.uUiui F. S. W ILLIAM9 & Co. DRUGGISTS, UNDER MASONIC TEMPLB, Corner 9th and F st. nw? We AND At* selling at wholeaale to their retail customer*. carry the Tarvfwt stock of DRUGS, CHEMICALS., PATENT MEDICINES In the at}. You are always nure of retting them pure and fresh. an we deal di rectly with the manufacturers and retail at actual wholesale pricee. OUININE 1 dozen 1-grain Capsule* Ho. 1 dozen ?-grain Capsules 5c. ItH) 2-gram Capsule* *Or. 1 dozen :t-vrain Capsules 7a 100 3-gram ( apsulea 65c. 1 dozen .">-grmn Capaulea 12c. 100 5-grain Capsules HOo. 100 grains guinine, Powers A Weightman 20e. The beet Triple Extract* la bulk 35c. per o*. Red. Reg. Price. Price. Allcock's Porous Plaster*. 10 15 German Poroua 1'laatera. 10c.; 3 for 25 20 Ayer's Sarsapanlla ?9 Ayer's Cherry Pectoral 89 Ayer's Hair \ hfor 58 Ayer'a Cathartic Pille 15 Bay Hum, Imported, larye bottlea 20 Bovlnine, auiall aize 45 Bovinlne. large aize 09 LADIES' GOODS. G?0. WHITE LADIES' TAILOR, HABIT Ladies' own luiaritt n(|- ap $aUstecl MtMd. price* rTMrnahl? Maii7f? t?sn ' IUo'fat! 1 La*"**. Prtca, 40c. G ILleinebt-b Dress Shields, absolutely the best and most ' Kleinert a FEATHER WEIGHT ELEINEBT'S SEAMLESS STOCE1 KLEINERTS SEAMLESS PVR* RUBBEB VARIOUS OTHF.R DRKHS SHIF.LM EVERY PAIR WAKBANTED NONE GENUINE WITHOUT OCB and name (KLKINEKTl on mhl3m BEWARE OF lMlTfTH Fob The IN ArOCRATlON Ball M J. PKAND 13WTat.nw .at Mra I received a Pre in h li ORNAMENTS FOR GILT P1N\ S In Silver, Quid, and Tortotee NEW ABLE. r (mum ) OCEIHEff. BB TRADE rl TlB? Am Waab Bull's Cough Bvrup 18 Brown's Jam. Ginger., Wiiliauie' Jain. Ginger Benaon'a Cajiclne Planter* Williams' Rheumatic Planters ra, 13c.; 2 for.. Cuticura Soap ... Cuticura Ointment 35 ? 25 10 15 re Bouquet Soap 2 ? Uule Lirer Puis. 13c.. S for . 2. is' Little Layer Pills, the best 1< i Fig Syrup,, am Balm.. Cuticura ReaolTent Caahmei Carte r'a Williams' Little Liyer Pills, tb Carnrick's Soluble Food. Med. Carnnck's Soluble Food, large. Caliiorniar'. Ely 'a Cream Enerveaclng Bromo Caftaln. Fellow's Svrnc HypopbiSl bites Hop Bitters, tier Bottle Hoatetter's Bfttera llood's Karsaparilla. Horaford'a Acid Phosphate?, entail Hereford's Acid Phosphates, large HoiTs Malt (Tarrant's) HulTs Malt (Eisner's) H9 21 25 lO 135 09 35 35 75 9? 67 09 <J? 35 69 28 30 1 00 25 35 60 1 00 25 50 50 25 25 50 1 00 *5 Humphrey's Speciilea,Noe. i to 15 16 Hunyadi Water, per Bottle 25 Hanson's Corn Salve, 9c., 3 for.. Iron Bitters, per Bottle Mellin's Food, per Bottle... Nestle's Milk Food. l'ear's Soap, per Cake Pond's Extract, per Bottle Piso'a Cough Syrup Prusaian Cough Syrup Parker's Hair Balsam Pierre's Golden Med. Discovery Pierce's Favorite Prescription.., lleree's Purgative Pelletts Sclierck's Puis, per box 1 S. 8. 8., small size 67 8. S. 8.. large size 1 17 Ssnford'e Cataarb Cure 75 Scott'* Emulaiou Cod Liver Oil 67 Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient 69 nail af" ? 38 B 18 I 69 09 15 5; 1 1 1 1 00 1 00 ii 35 *0 IL'.i K itf 75 20 50 23 25 50 1 00 1 00 ? 1 OO 1 75 1 00 Vaseline, Pure, small size.. 05 Vaaeline,Pure, large size... 08 Vaseline, Pure, the largest bottlea 15 Vaaeline Pomade, per Bottle 10 Warner's Safe Pills, per Bottle 15 Warner's Kidney and Liver Cure 85 Wjeth'sBeef Iron and Wine 69 Williams' Beef Iron and Wine 1 fresh* aud the Beet 60 Wilbor's Cod Liver Oil and Liuie t>9 Williams' Pbospbatic Emulsion, the best, (fresh) in pint bottlea 70 Water of Ammonia, Full Strength 10 Williams' Oomp. Sarsapanlla 50 Williams' Rose Tooth Powder 1 00 100 109 2o Williama* Qulnie and Rum Hair Tonic. PRESCRIPTIONS. 25 50 OX DHtN. f ADIF.S- SEAL SKIN GARME NTS ETDTBD. MuI tered an Uned, Furs Kenalrei The MISSES CUNNI N6H A M. 9?fl F r, a, w, and KU0 bill at . n ? t?i K and 0. tri fci LADT. FORMERLY CARBTTNO 61" DREMU making in New V rl w uiJ like tbe 1 sbiufton ladle* Moderate rncea and Cutting and basting a apeclaity. 7 C at n< Miss ?I. Boggess MODEL RIDING HABITS EVENING AND RECEPTION <VWTtT^M 1446 Qat pHE FEDORA DRESS SHIFU>8 ARE 1. noun>?d by Measrs * OOD* ARD A LOT1 aa the beat in their stock They have 00 equal Foe aaie everywhere. jaTb-eu l^RENCj riNG , _r Firat-i la?? Ijtdiea' and Uvula' work Uon. Pluah, Velvet and Lvaung Dreeeee A AND CAROLINE LLiiCH. lurinerly with A~ and Maiaou Yneee. Pane. CLKAWTNG ESTAB i oUKs, i? ?" sc n w w A'll-wool GARMENTS. MADE I P OK RWZr dyed a good mourning black si 4 A F1HCHER WKifllttW, FAMILY SUPPLIES. (New Turk. 4 CANS SUGAR CORN. Beet Country Butter per lb 1 Buttle CuranueD??d tirape Wine.. flW lm At O'HAKE'8 Grocery. 1240 < Ui et. ajf. Royal- -40c. PAXS0N VICEER8' SONS, Philadelphia.) 002 ISth Street Northwest. WASHINGTON. D. O. Trade NATIONAL TEA BANE Reliable Pure Teaa (all kindal AT ABOUT H THE DSCAL PRICE. 1. 2)4 and 6 lb. Packages (samplea free.) f22-7t " NATIONAL" 25c. fi KANl'LATED SrGAR 7c. \E <-ans Sugar Com per bbl. #6 60 Choice Famll Terms cash. dJ 3-3m 20r PHH am C Groceries at 1 Full Cream Chaeae, 16c. WBoleaejU Oregou Patent Floa^ A POOLE. 944 La. ava. turera. We cheerfully iUMte a careful inspection of this department by the physiciana. Don't mistake tbe place?THE TEMPLE DRUG STORE, under Maaonic Temple, corner 9th and F eta. Jal7 F. a WILLIAMS k CO, Proprietor*. Unprecedented Attraction OVER A MILLION DISTRIBUTED. LOUISIANA 8TATE LOTTERY COMPANY rporatei catioual and Charitable purposes, and ita made a part of tbe present State Constitution in franchise 1879, by an overwhelming (popular vote. Its MAMMOTH DRAWINGS take place Seml-An nually,(Juue and December), and its GRAND SIN GLE NUMBER DRAWINGS take place in each of the other ten months of the year, and are all drawn in public, at tbe Academy of Music, New Orleaua, la FAMED FOR TWENTY YEARS, FOR INTEGRITY OF ITS DRAWINGS, AND PROMPT PAYMENT OF PRIZES, Attested aa follows: "Wt dohertby certify that mifrrite the arrange mmt* for all th? nuittfh<y and Semi-.4 nnuat Dratrtno' v The Louuuttui Slate Lottery Cvmfauu. ami m jperson tiian<J<re atui control the Pnivino* the7H*elve*, ami that the *ami are con<i?cf?/ with h'neMy. /airness, and in ffuud faith toward at' partus, aud we authorize the Ctrm pany to um thu crrtxjiralt. u ithfae-nmiUm u/ our tiff ttature* attached, in its advert, Bridal Veil" SPRING WHEAT PATENT FLOUR is the Premier Flour of the World. The only Minnesota Patent now made from all oM wheat. For aale by the following well-known grooerat JOHN H. M AGRCDER 1417 New York eve CHAR I. KELLOGG. Maaonic Temple. 9that. GEO. E. KENNEDY A SON, 1209 Fat. W. E. ABBOTT, 1721 Pennsylvania av*k R A WALKER. 1000 7th St E. M. BURCHARD A BRO? Penn. ave. and 4^st G. W. A H. W. OFFUTT. Georgetown. A O. WRIGHT. 1032 14th st. P. F. BACON, Pennsylvania ave. dh-wAe Tsa, Best granulated sugab. 7c. per lb. Best Rio Coffee. 25c_ Per lb., Java Celt em. I?r lb. Mot ha and Java, 32c. perfection Miaed (excelling all) 50c. i?r lb. Best sugar Cured H 12Mc iwrlb.. Best Sugar Cured Hhonldera. lOe lb. "Star of thi 00.75 per barrel Family Flour. 4.' 11 lbe. Lard for ?1 M i?*r lb good country roll Butter, 30c per lb. 5 lha. Turkish Pnmes for 2i?c. 15 ita Buckwheat for 50u. 6gta. Hominy for 25c. th>< East," fancj' patent pi 1, * 1 T.) iwr la bid sack; InL, *1.50 per 10c per Flour, ?old Time? 'amily Flour. 05.90 |>er"bbl.41.50 per k M>l sack. Choioe country roll Butter. 25c. i%0c. postal card or call and see ns if convenient. Ja29-3m J. T. D PTLES, 414 4th st. a.* PIANOS AND ORGANS. Sanderr & Stayman IXAD1NG PIANOS AND ORGANS. DECKER BROS.. PIANOS, aud WLBEK, FISC HER and ESTEY ESTEY ORGANS. Piano* for rent and aold on accummndatiiur S A NI?ERS k STAY MA N, ml JARVIS bl lLEh. Manager. 034 F St. n. W., Waahinglon.T) QL 13 N. Charles at., Ualtlinore, MiL 1217 Main St.. Richmond, va, 1AKG Commissi onen. We, the itnt1fTti(med Bar' ? and Banker*, will pop *U prxzet drairn in The Louisiana .State Lotteries tehtek man be presented at our counter*. R M WALM8LEY, Pres. Louisiana National Bank. PIERKi: LANAVX, Pres State National Bank A BALDWIN, Pres. New Orleans National Bank. CARL KOHN, Pres L'uion National Bank. GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC, NEW ORLEANS, TUESDAY. MARCH 12, 18SR CAPITAL PRIZE 0300.000. 100,000 Tickets at Twenty Dollars each: Halves $10; Quarters, (5; Tentha, 02; Twentieths, 0L LIST OF PRIZES. 1 PRIZE OF 0300,000 is. >....$300,000 1 PRIZE OF 100.000 is The Stieff Upright F It is the most durable Piano made. It Is thoruuglil) constructed It is artistic in design and finish. It has the most brilliant singing quality ot tons M be found in any Upright Piano Terms?Caah or monthly installment f22-3m 4'TOHE KRAKAUER PIANOS ARE REMABKA* 1. bly fine instrumente." The Pease Pianos mA Burdett Onrana, aold here since 15 yeara. also spsak for tbemselvea. G. H. Kl'HN, Bole Agent,407 11KA at. nw. ft ALLET * DAVIS' PIANOS ROOMS. CH0CCB selected stock; low pm-es easy tonus; rare aud genuine bargains, all to be aold by 1st at April b'i-6m H L SUMNER Agt .811 9tb St. &.W. ily installments. PFEIFFER AOONLIFF. 1231 E st. a_w. K K K K KK K K K K NN N A RBB KEK NN N AA B B F N N N A A PBB KK N NN AAA B B E N NN A A EBB KEK PIANOS. CKEQUALED IN TONE TOUOfLWORKMANOIV AND DUBABIUTT Special attention of "Purchasers" is Invited to their "New Artistic Styles." Knished in designs of high EST DECORATIV KaBT. Pianos for rsnt. fl IliIZE OK 1 P1;I/.E OF 2 PRIZES OF 5 PRIZES OF 25 PRIZES OF 100 PRIZES OF 200 PRIZES OF 500 PRIZES OF 50.000 is. 50.000 254)00 is. 25.000 10.000 are 20,000 5.000 are 25.000 1,1*00 are 25.000 600 are. 60,000 300 are 60.000 200 are. 100,000 APPROXIMATION PRIZES. lOOPrizeaof $500 are SO. 100 prizes of 300 are 30,( lOOPrizeaof 200are 20,1 TERMINAL PRIZES. P99 Prizes of $100 are $99,900 999 Prizeaof 100 are 90.900 3,134 Prizes, amounting to Nor*?Tickets drawing Capital titled to Terminal Prizes. $1,064,800 are not en Number. More rapid return mail delivery will be as sured by your enclosing an Envelope bearing your fall addree*. Send POSTAL NOTES, Express Money Order*, or New York Exchange in ordinary letter. Currency by KTprses (at oar expense) sdilrssssrt to M. A DAUPHIN. New Orieena, Lfc Addr*** Beglstsrsd Lettsrs to NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL BANK. New Orleans, La. "REMEMBEB that the payment of pctass is GUARANTEED BY POUR NATIONAL BANES of Now Orleans, and the ticketa are aigned by the PrssMsat si an Institution whose chartered right* an in the hlghtwt Court*; thsrsfor*, bsware ai all ttoas or anonymous schsmss " ONE DOLLAR is the prtos of ths ssaallse or fraction of a Ticket ISSUED BY US In aay ing. Anything in oar una PRINTERS. lfoQUBV k ViZLiCL ___ HOU SEFURNISHIN QS. Wall Papebs. Draperies, HOUSE AND FEESOO PAINTING REX FURNITURE POLISH. THE P. HANSON HISS MANUFACTURING 0% 816 lMh st. m.w. Baltimore Houss. 217 N. Charlee St. Cooking By Oak A full line st OOOKING STOTM WASHINGTON GAKUGHT Dress Suits FOR HIKK. 414 STB ST. B.W. 6raN lifkwl Awirt tf 16.600 tma OUINA-LAROCHE 11 UYIOOBATUO TOHO, CONTAIN INO PERUVIAN BARK, IRON, m PURE CITILAR WIRE. t^pnnif iwiisi ii MN( Nnpk 99 Eii