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Hirni, notice. wiij, ci> isk Wednesday, <;.ilvston day. at 12 p.ni.. and aim in at 5 P "* - that ? l?Tks car ix?? t? ? niHtioee. JOHN II. M ? !?!. 11. (Vmn. at#. and M st. t it M'lUITl AI.ISM. J. II. AI/I* KM IS WILL lit H.I > A TiHTtixm Tills ?Tl'K<!?A\i KVKMXG, Sept-P^er lv at \V??nn's Hal!. 7lM fitli st. n.w. It* KKl'l HLH ANS. ATTKNTh >.V?THIS iTI ESnvv"* KVFAIN(i at v ??*i l?nk t*i.? Aetlve Maryland Ke I >Mi<-?n Association will raine the first McKinlt'y and Iti-MM-vplt l>?ntier in th?* IMstrict of (VilumWa fr??ni th?-;r lie??i jn:?; tw. Ill" F st. n.w. Th.*re v ill l?e i MKir. j ,.?! add'-es<* s by prominent r**p ib lican?. AI! are invited to be present. It* oki;anizk misnoum kkim hijcaxs. A meeting flu* MissMiri reptibiicuiitt will be hold at ? ?pj ??nh?,iui?,r's Hall, on lith str*M*t, on .MuM?\Y. S?ptfinlK*r -4. af 7:3n p.m.. f??r the ? f iTjrti iy.ini: for the coming campaign. A!i ropttMieai s from Missouri an* eamestl.v ro (jpottfd t" attend. It* N<>TI?'F I WIN. \<*T UK l:K-ro\SHU.K F<HI any bill? i ntra't< ! uit'.?at an onl r siirntd l?y me. I ? -t*? G. W. CISSKL. The Large?! Stock of Fine Imported V/oofens in tin* fit* is shown by us. Character. . elegance and good taste illstiiigu!?li all of ?? our g.-oils. C-'The iuprrtiun of our put run* ami the ".ior.it public is invited. E. H. Snyder <& Co., Tailors, o? * Successors to Snyder & WoodVk.a ?<?18-14(1 DRESS SUIT CASES, <5/1 /B Everr man who owns a Dress Suit slioulil have a DRESS St IT CASE. Wo liave a special a genuine cowhide? clive or russet- steel frame. 3-hinge SUIT CASE for *12.". v.t 22 ln.. l.ut 24 In KNEESSI, 42S 7th. S'S Kiis-im! FALL SUITINGS! An1 in order! Wo havo the latent effects in dark jrr?in ami dark bronzo tints which are proper for business near. Prop in tomorrow and let us meas ure' you. G. Warffield Simpson, 12HK F st n.w. sel8-l?M ~ 1R00FINQ-EXPERTS.''~~ otters (five up roofs?then we go in and SAVE THEM flint hap|>cns every day. Don't let anvhodv botch vour roof or tell you It can't l>e repaired (JIVE US A CHANCE. Remember our guarantee?"all leaks stop|.ed free." G raftom & Son, 6tEx;"760. sel.S-lOtf WE ARB BUSIER AMI m SIFR EVERY DAY? ran handle your order now more promptly than a month later. Resides, you Ret our inside price and the choice of tlie woolens by selecting your suits or overcoats at once. We're making a (treat specialty of the "made-llke-the-milltary" coats. Fit or no pay. Mr. D. Fulton Harris Is now with us. and would be pleased to see his friends. J FRED liATi'HEI,. ?nuior. 604 13th st. sel8-8d Jackson Democratic Asso= ciatiom Will meet at Metropolitan Hotel TUESDAY EVENING, September 18, at 8 o'clock. All members are requested to lie present. NAT S.VRDO. JAMES L. NORRIS. Secretary. <sel7-2t) President. L~O O. F. ?THE ~ODII FEUXIWS (W~THIS jurisdiction will enteitain at their hall on Seventh street the visiting brethren and tiielr families on their return from the Sovereign Orand Lodge at Richmond on THURSDAY, FH1DAY and SAT URDAY of this week. All odd Fellows who can aid In this work are requested to report at the hall on the days men tioned to Dr. T. J. JONES. Chairman Reception Committee. sel"-3t SPIRITUALISM.- MRtT ZOLLER SPIRITUAL MEDIUM. 802 H ST. N.W.; INTERVIEWS DAILY, MEETINGS AS USUAL. sel7-6f*,4 FREET WANT"ONF?" """ We'll give you a paint brush with every | j J5c. can of our famous Model Ready-mixed | | Paint?all colors. Come quick, before it's all gone. Chas. E. Hodgkiira, 9113 7th. sel7-I0d "French Organdie Bond" ?is the rao*t elegant of all I'ajier for private correspondence It's "the correct thing'' in "society stationery." We have all the new shapes, sizes and dainty tints. it"WEDDING ENGRAVING is a specialty here. Finest work and reasonable prices as sured. WM. H. 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H INaN stb At K Established 1876. $25 a year. Day or night session. Huslness. Shorthand. Typewriting. se8-3m Geo. 0. Wood, Tailor, Now at 114211 Pa. Ave. Skill In cutting and draping -discrimination in selection of cloths made by fa mous makers?these give us eminence In tailoring. ?e4-lm-10 1 NEVER DISAPPOLNT. Pro?fress1ve business men use our PateDted Typ? writer letters. They are the best and most economical sales agent that you can employ. Call and see samples. Charges very moderate. BYRON S. ADAMS, THE MODEL PRINTERY. 512 11th 8t. N.W. se4-14d " * S'D*'KMO:.ilKKS~ MEETING. The stockholders if the Washington Chemical Company are hereby notified that the board of j directors of the company have called a general j meeting of the sto,-!.holders, to be held at the of- j fice of the company. No. 123 South Royal St., ! Alexandria, Va , on SATURDAY, the 29th of Scptetnlwr, 1!Kki. at 10:30 a.m. By order of the board of directors. mi2r?-Hiit LOUIS BEY'ER. Jr., Sc-cretary. I GIVE I-FJCSONAL ATTENTION TO MY RENT DEPARTMENT I>'t tae rent vour VACANT PR' iPEItTY: PROMIT REMITTANCES. WM 8. HOLTON. 7<>t 14th st. n.w., 'phone 15<is4srf- 26t Telephoue 1141. JUST Tharp's Berkeley Rye this weather! 812 F street. se5 lOd FIRE INSURANCE. ThQt. lower than is ctmrged by ?ny Stock or Mutual Co. In the city. Life and Accident Insurance. S H WALKER, 458 La. ave. Telephone 141 2. au4-78t Chesapeake Beach Lots. T. A. >? GENERAL AGENT. LAND DEPARTMENT. CHESAPEAKE BEACH RAILWAY. OFFICE AT BATH HOUSES. ON BOARDWALK. The sucess of this new summer resort la now assured. Nearly $2.tsx>,000 has been expended in the development of the town. Electric lights and waterworks. RESIDENCES AND BUSINESS SITES. 3110 Cash and $E0> a Month. aulO 28.tf (OM)EVSED LOCALS. Shortly after 4 o'clock this morning fire was discovered in a row of sheds in the rear of Nos. l.VH to l."<*? Kth street north west. The blaze was extinguished after the property was damaged to the extent of 125. The loss is covered by insurance. 1 r The National Negro Democratic League met lagt night at 212 II street northwest and adopted a constitution and by-laws. For the larceny of a bicycle valued at $20 from Lewis Phillips, Herbert Andrews of Bassett's alley was today sent to jail for 180 days by Judge Kimball of the Police Court. Moses' Annual September Furniture Sale. Moses' Sale of Curtains aivd L'pholsteries.? Advertisement A BROAD SCHEME Architect Glenn Brown's Plan for Mall Improvement. BUILDING SITES PROVIDED Suggestions for the Future Adorn ment of the Capital. M O N U M E X T A L I' R O,J ECTS Glenn Brown in the Architectural Iteview. The tendency during the past ninety years to locate giiverrimcnt buildings and statuary according to individual whim has been a gr? at misfortune to the art interests of this country. The selection <tf designs and sites for buildings and statuary has'been carried on during this period without a definite plan and without taking into consideration what great advantages could be obtained by a proper and artistic grouping. In Washington parks have been utilized to save the expense of a site. Buildings have been placed directly on the street in many instances, so as to utilize?the total area of the ground. An endeavor to group and harmonize the buildings with the sur roundings and maintain the vistas original ly contemplated does not appear to have presented itself to the minds of any one of the separate departments which have been in charge of such work. This unfor tunate state of affairs is not remarkable, when it is remembered that the appropria tions for such additions to the capital city are expended through many departments, each selecting the site and controlling the character of the designs for the building, park or monument which comes within its jurisdiction, although during the last few years experts have been called in to advise and act on juries. The tastes and capaci ties of committees, who form a majority of the juries, have been rarely so educated and cultivated as to insure a judicious se lection. In several instances, notably the selection of the Sherman statue, the ex pert advice has been overruled by the lay men on the committee, with unhappy re sults. Xo Rrond View. No department since the earliest period in the history of the city has apparently gone further than to consider the object under its Jurisdiction as the one thing to be considered. What the government has lost by such varied, diverse authority and selection will be easily appreciated by a comparison of what has been done with what was originally contemplated in the plan of Washington and I/Knfant, the last in authority to appreciate the effects to be produced by massing so as to obtain a grand whole, with architecture, landscape and statuary, each designed so as to har monize and enhance the effect of the oth ers. and together make an effective work of art. The original plan of the city con templated. as one of its principal features, prominent buildings, forming a center from v. hich the avenues radiated; this has been forgotten or considered of little importance. The Treasury and War. State and Navy Departments have been so located that they interfere with the vistas of the Execu tive Mansion. A view of the Executive Mansion, which was to have been visible down Pennsylvania avenue from the Capi tol, has been completely cut off by the ob struction of the treasury, and a similar vista has been destroyed by the war, state and navy building, which projects out be yond the line of New York avenue. The Congressional Library is so placed that it produces a decided discord with the Capitol. From the west the dome of the library, as viewed from the mall and Vir ginia, is apparently a giUled dome on tine v.ing of the Canitol. This unhappy result is due both to the location of the new build ing and to the height of the dome. The latter was built much higher than contem plated in the adopted p'.an of the library, but it is questionable if the first design would have been low enough to entirely overcome this objection. Interferences. The view down Pennsylvania avenue to ward the east has been destroyed in a fai more serious way. Here wc have a com plete jumble of architectural features. The library dome on one side and the dome of the Capitol apparently perched near the corner pavilion of the library on the other side. There Is no harmony in line or color. The contemplated vista of the Capitol down this avenue for miles was one of the mcst pleasing of sights, which thousands enjoyed until the erection of the new li brary building. There has been a propo sition for several years to obstruct and mar this view of the Capitol by the erec tion of a Supreme Court building on a site similar to the one selected for the Congres sional Liorary. If new buildings had been so placed or of such a character as to give the same ef fect or a more pleasing one than the orig inal buildings, the view of which they mar or completely obliterate, no one could com plain, but the selection of their sites pre cludes such views, even should we con sider the buildings as objects of beauty. They aro so placed that we only catch their corners, in most cases an unsatis factory view, destroying the brilliant idea of the original scheme, with its contem plated vistas. We must acknowledge that the portico of the treasury by T. U. Walter Js effective, although it destroys the vista of the White House. The Monument Ont of I.ine. The original plan of the city contemplated a monument to George Washington on the intersection of the east and west axes of the Capitol and the north and south axes of the President's House. When a monu ment to our first President was com menced, some fifty or sixty years ago, it was located about 100 feet south of the axis of the Capitol and 500 feet east of the axis of the Executive Mansion. I have been unable to discover a reason for this change in the site. The most notable suggestion for building Bites on the map of L." Enfant is the line which forms the north and south boundary of the parks between the Capitol and the monument. The more the scheme laid out by Wash ington and L'Enfant is studied the more forcibly it strikes one that a modification of this scheme will make the most satis factory solution of the present problem. It is easy to Imagine the magnificence of a boulevard beginning at the Capitol and ending with the monument, a distance of nearly a mile and a ha'f, bounded on both Fides by parks laid out by a skilled land scape architect and adorned by the work of capable artists. Looking from the boule vard across the park a continuous line of beautiful buildings was to have formed the background. They were not to have been deep enough to curtail either the natural or artistic beauties of the park or to encroach upon the people's rights to on air space. By this time such an avenue would have acquired a world-wide reputa tion. if it had been carried out by com petent architects, landscape artists and sculptors, consulting and working in har monv with each other. The parked por tion "of the Champs Elysees In Paris, which Is approximately 1.30O feet wide and three quarters of a mile long, would not have compared with it in magnitude or grandeur. Vlrtuen of the Orlfflnal Plan. The original plan can be commended for other reasons than those of beauty. It has Apollinaris "The Queen of Table Waters." ?s* Bottled at and imported from the Apollinaris Spring, Rhenish Prussia, charged only with its own natural gas. ANNUAL SALES: 25,720,000 Bottles. every advantage in point of economy, main tenance, repairs, supervision, Intercom munication, transportation and accessibil ity of the departments to each other and the public, as well as to the railroads and wharves. The year 11KX> is the one hundredth an niversary of the establishment of the seat of the federal government In Washington city. In taking suitable measures to com memorate this event a committee from each state held a meeting in Washington In the spring of 1U00 and determined to advocate a boulevard through the mall. The plans which were favored appear to be most unfortunate. It is proposed to run the boulevard diagonally through the mall to the proposed site of the memorial bridge, which is to cross the river to Arlington on the line of New York avenue. This plan would cut the mall in a most unfortunate manner. Far worse, it appears to be the idea that the government buildings should In future be located along this boulevard in the park, destroying the beauty of the park and making practically another street without balance, symmetry or good vistas. A few of the unfortunate effects produced by the thoughtless location and character of the structures placed in the parks njay be mentioned. The Army Medical Museum, with the rear and utilitarian portions of the building di rectly on the principal driveway, suggests the back yard of a machine shop or factory, diagreeable In outline and color, marring permanently this beautiful portion of the park. It has been the habit as the depart ments have grown, in many instances, to erect professedly temporary structures, which, in fact, remain as permanent ob jects in discord with their surroundings. If such structures are necessary they should be designed to be In keeping and form parts of the parks in which they are placed. In many instances they are brick structures of a permanent character. * We may mention in this connection the new post office at an angle to Pennsylvania avenue, a permanent object of regret. A SniKKeated Plan. I have sketched out a general plan with the idea of simply calling attention to the fact that a scheme for a boulevard will not necessarily destroy the park, but enhance the efTect and bring into harmony many of the beautiful structures already in exist ence. This plan contemplates the purchase of the property between the mall and Penn sylvania avenue on the north of the park, and the purchase of the squares facing the park on the south. On this purchased prop erty bui dings could be erected fating the mall on the north and south and fac ing Pennsylvania avenue on the south. Then a boulevard could run through the mall from the Capitol grounds to the monument, with the Capitol as the vista on the east and the Washing ton monument as the western vista. Leav ing the monument, the boulevard could ex tend to the river and cross on the new memorial bridge to Arlington. The monument not being on the central axis of the mall when the property on the north and south sides of the park had been acquired by the government. It would be necessary to change the lines of B street on the north and south, so as to make the buildings on each side of the mall equally distant from and parallel to the principal axis, thus making the streets parked drive ways. Beginning at the foot of the Capitol grounds, first are proposed two groups of monumental fountains, then two squares are devoted to statuary and monuments within formal gardens. The boulevard Is intended to have a gradual rise and pass over the railroad tracks on Gth street and the portion of Armory lot of which the railroad has possession. Over Oth street and the adjoining park I would propose a colonnade of detached columns, together with thick planting, so as to screen the railroad and traffic from visitors in the park or upon the boulevard. Groups of statuary and commemorative columns along the boulevard would form appropriate or naments on a stately avenue. Colonnade for the Monument. The monument at present, although an object of beauty in size, color and propor tion, when seen in connection with the changing aspects of the sky lacks ornamen tation and interest, as well as something to give it scale when viewed from a near standpoint. I would propose a grand circular colon nade 800 feet in diameter, surrounding the monument, but detached therefrom, leaving a p'aza between the colonnade and monu ment of more than TOO feet in diameter. The colonnade contemplates seats around its whole circumference overlooking the plaza which surrounds the monument. In this plaza formal parades, presentations, presidential reviews, games and other spec tacular events could be viewed by the pop ulace. The colonnade would seat from 20,(**> to 25,000 people. At the four road ways through the colonnade to the plaza triumphal arches are placed, decorated with groupH of statuary and emblematic carving. Flanking the triumphal arches on the east and west are placed two columns with appropriate figures on top. After passing the monument the scheme proposes to con tinue the boulevard with its statuary on either side to a point near the Potomac river where another circular plaza sur rounded by groups of statuary would form the entrance to the memorial bridge which it is contemplated will be built across the river to Arlington. This scheme changes slightly the proposed location of the bridge so as to bring it on the axis of the boule vard. The location selected by the commis sion in charge of the proposed bridge was approved because the starting point was on higher ground. I think all will agree that the bridge, starting from a lower level, as proposed In my plan, will be improved in appearance, as in this way it can gradual ly rise until it reaches its highest point near the center. By this treatment a grace ful curved line to the top of the bridge will be obtained, the straight line being one ? of the deficiencies of the proposed design. The length of the bridge and the point from which it would start will give an amp'e opportunity for a gradual rise to its high est point. The vista down the boulevard, with the moniynent in the foreground and the Capitol with Its beautiful dome as the end of the vista, flanked on either side by green trees and shrubbery, monuments and statuary, could not but give a charming view. The shrubbery and trees Immediate ly on the boulevard should be low, so as not to cut off the view of the objects of art along the parkway, but so placed as to give the color value which It might be con sidered deslrab'e to obtain. The grounds of the Smithsonian Institution and the north portion of the Agricultural grounds, with their beautiful trees and shrubs, would not be tampered with except where the boulevard ran through the center, thus leaving Intact the most Interesting features of these grounds. In other portions of the mall which have not been planted, except to a limited extent, It would be proper to lay out the grounds in a more formal man ner. The Government Building;*. The government buildings located as pro posed would each be in a park detached from the others, surrounded by grounds, thus giving an opportunity for all to view them and their approaches. This method would a'so give light and air to the occu pants and at the Bame time afford pleasing views to the workers within. The buildings would be near enough together to allow of quick communication and transportation between one department and another. It is suggested that all buildings should be low and classical In design, to harmonize with the Capitol and Executive Mansion. Although the proposed scheme would not Interfere with the National Museum, Med- j leal Bureau, the Agricultural Department I and the new post office, it is felt that In any artistic groupings these structures would have no place and that they wou'd eventu ally be removed^ Several streets on which electric cars run and which are used principally for traffic must pass through the park. To cut off these disagreeable features It would be necessary to raise the boulevard slightly and lower the streets a litt'e at the points of crossing. At the points where the boule vard would cross this could be accomplished without great difficulty. It would then be an easy matter to screen the view of such streets by low walls and close planting of trees and bushes, as has been suggested in the plan shown. The tidal reservoir, which Is now located on the recla'med ground, would be turned Into a formal basin, treated on three sides with a balustrade. In the northern portion could be placed a large group of fountains and statuary, while the smaller basin ftiuld be treated In a classical design with steps and platform, which for six months in the year could be used as a swimming pool and In the winter as a skat ing park. Railroad* Aerons the Mall. One of the most difficult problems in the artistic treatment of the mall consists In the fact that the Pennsylvania rai'road, wfth its numerous tracks, runs through the grounds on 6th street. It appears to be use jl u a j ujji i less to attempt the removal of the road from its present position, %nd. a bill Is now pending which gives It muef wider Bllce from the park. The suggestion of elevating the boulevard and carrying the tracks ander It. at the same time screening This disagree able feature by a colonnade and dense planting. Is not in accoriJmce frith the Idea of the railroad, which contemplates carry ing the cars over the IM.11 oik an elevated structure. To prevent such marring effects and destruction of the vista it would ap pear to be practicable to carry the tracks under the boulevard at.rtheir present level and allow them to rls#, gradually to the elevated structure, which is contemplated in the southern part of the eity. Another method presents Itself?that of placing the depot on the south of toe boulevard with an entrance at the bcfaleva&l level and other entrances below on the street level. Then all street car lines, c&fcfi and heavy traffic could pass down 7th street, turn under the boulevard and out Jthrough 6th street. The road might be given more space In width and less In length, with a low colonnaded structure as a depot on the boulevard, and the rear portion screen ed by planting. In this case the general ef fect would be but slightly marred and the convenience of access to the station not af fected. Potomac and Hook Creels Parka. Adjoining the mall on the south and on a line with the monument the government has acquired, by reclaiming marsh land, a park area of about 700 acrcs. From the mall roadways would pass directly into this riverside park. With Its broad sheets of water on either side and the unbroken views from its shores of Virginia and Mary land. this park would lend itself to a treat ment of broad and quiet effects?large, un broken surfaces in connection with water views treated in a natural manner. Passing from the mall on the north, at the point of the proposed memorial bridge, thence along 25th street, which could be parked, the street could make a driveway to Massachu sette avenue. At this point the roadway ! could descend into Rock Creek valley and along this valley to the National Zoological and Rock Creek Parks. The combined area of these parks is something less than 2,000 acres. The picturesque qualities of this val ley are not surpassed by any similar area adjoining a city In this country. It has bold and rugged cliffs, magnificent trees, bits of ro'llng country, a limited number of large, open, comparatively level tracts; and Rock creek, a beautiful stream, runs through it for a distance of about seven miles. Running as It does through a country in which are numerous outcroppings of rock, this stream forms many and picturesque rapids and falls as it passes over boulders and between and around rocky cliffs. As a contrast, however, it often spreads out into broad and calm sheets of water, which re flect the varying colors of the trees and foliage upon its banks. I think nothing should be allowed in the Zoological or Rock Creek Park of a formal character: all artificial work should con form and harmonize with nature; the open ing of paths, roads and vistas, so designed and arranged as to display and enhance Its natural beauties. Is the only treatment that should be allowed. The General Scheme. To sum up the foregoing suggestions; 1. Group in a more or less formal way all new buildings for the government on the north and south of the mall, with a formal boulevard running through the center, on which, or visible from which, shall be all fountains, statues and memorial work, with the Capitol the monument and the memorial bridge as the three points of principal in terest, thus making a memorial boulevard. Preserve all vistas and make others so they will not interfere with the ones already ex isting. Build sufficient government build ings, so that unsightly temporary or rented structures will not bf> necessary on the park or scattered throughout the city. 2. Treat the riverside park, which has been reclaimed, so that the broad effects of river and distant views will not be belittled by trivial landscape work or buildings. 3. Treat the Zoological and Rock Creek Park only in the most plctureaque manner, so the people can see and enjoy their many natural beauties, many of which can be easily destroyed by careless road making, badly designed bridges and retaining walls. These parks will require many such arti ficial structures in opening th?m up so that the people may enjoy them. To bring about a satisfactory result it appears to me that a carefully selected commission of architects, sculptors and landscape architects should be given charge of the subject?men in love with art and nature and having pride in the capital of their country. Real Entate Tramfert. H street northeast between 8th and !>th streets?Wm. J. Frizzell et ux. to Joseph H. Curran. lot 16, square 012; *10 (stamps, $5.50). Fourteenth and Park streets northwest? Philip H. Davis to Chas. E. and Mary E. Gross, part lot 20, Pleasant Plains; $10 (stamps, $4). Sixth street northeast between D and E streets?Appleton P. Clark, jr., et ux. to Sarah P. Clark, north half lot 14, square 830; $10. Four and a Half street southwest be tween I and K streets?Robert O'Neill et ux. et al. to Bernard Leonard, lot 33, square 542; $10 (stamps, $1). Addition to Brookland?Wm. B. Boggs et ux. to Mary V. Llghtfoot, lot 11, block 3; $10 (stamps. $1.50). Fourth street northwest between H and I streets?Balthasar Gerlach et ux. to John Hile. part lot 21, square south of 516; $1. Washington Heights?John H. Nolan to Nannie R. Dudley, lot 27, block 7; $16 (stamps, $13.50). ? University Heights?Wm. P. Lockwood et ux. to John M. and Jeremiah J. Connor, lots 45 and 49. block 2; $10 (stamps, 50 cents). Wylle street northeast between 12th and 13th streets?Chas D. McLelland et al.. trustees, to Prlscllla C. Woodruff, part lot 88, square 1003; $10. Another Line to Mexican Porta. According to Vice Consul General Hardy at the City of Mexico International business between Mexico and the United States will, before the close of the year, enjoy the ad vantages of another strong steamship line, which will operate boats between Mexican and American gulf ports. The new enter prise is the result of a reorganization of the Mexican Gulf Steamship Company under the name of the Mexican-American Steam ship Company. The old company's boats operate between New Orleans and Tamplco. The new company will at once extend the service to Include the ports of Vera Cruz and Progresso. The new service will begin about November 1, and will Include semi monthly sailings. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 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U Page 10 LOST AND FOUND 1. rage 13 MARRIAGES Page 5 MEDICAI Page 14 MONEY WANTED AND TO LOAN Page .13 OCEAN TRAVEI Page 14 OFFICIAL NOTICES Page 14 PERSONAL Page 12 POTOMAC RIVER BOATS Page 13 PIANOS AND ORGANS Page 8 PROPOSALS P :<ge 13 RAILROADS Puge 10 ROOMS AND BOARD Page 12 SPECIAL NOTICES Page 3 SUBURBAN PROPERTY Page 13 SUMMER RESORTS Page 14 UNDERTAKERS Page 14 WANTED (Help) Page 12 WANTED (Hi.uses) Page 12 WANTED (Miscellaneous) Page 12 WANTED (Rooms) Page 12 WANTED ufituatluoa).... 12 COIfTINlED COOL. Weather Indication* for Tonight and Wednesday. Forecast till 8 p.m. Wednesday.?For the District of Columbia, eastern New York, eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Dela ware, Maryland and Virginia, fair and con tinued cool tonight and Wednesday; fresh northerly winds. Weather conditions and general forecast.? Cool weather continues generally this morn ing, except In the southwest. Tempera tures, however, have risen, except In the Atlantic and gulf states. A more decided fall in New Hngland and the middle Atlan tic states was prevented by a storm which moved up from the south Atlantic ocean, making its first appearance within the field of observation Monday night. It is appar ently central this morning oft the New England coast. There were frosts Monday night over the upper and portions of the lower lake dis tricts and in the upper Mississippi valley. There have been showers from the lower lakes eastward and In the central west; elsewhere east of the Rocky mountains generally fair weather has prevailed. Fair and cool weather will continue to night and Wednesday In the Atlantic an?l southern states and lower lake region, with probably light frosts in the interior of the latter district. In the southwest local rains are Indicated. On the New England coast the winds will be brisk to high northerly. On the middle and south Atlantic coasr they will be fresh northerly. Storm warnings are displayed from Cape Cod section to Eastport. The following heavy precipitation (in inches) has been reported during the past twenty-four hours: Boston, 2.34. Hcoorda for Tncntj-Konr Hoard. The following were the thermometer and barometer readings at the weather bureau for the twenty-four hours beginning at 2 p.m. yesterday: Thermometer?September 17, 4 p.m., 07; 8 p.m., 61; 12 midnight, 00. September IS, 4 am., 60; 8 a.m.. Si); 12 noon, 05; 2 p.m., 09. Maximum tempernture, 09, occurred at 2 p.m., September 18. Minimum tempera ture, 57, occurred at 0 a.m., September 18. Barometer?September 17, 4*p.m., 2.'?.80; 8 p.m., 2.1.93; 12 midnight. 211.90. September 18, 4 a.m., 2i?.97; 8 a.m., 30.07; 12 noon, 30.<?; 2 p.m., 30.04. Today'* llownlonn Temperature. Affleck's standard thermometer registered as follows today: 9 a.m., 07?*; 12 m, 70; 2 p.m., 77Vi Temperature and Condition off Water. Great Falls, temperature, 72; "condition, I 30. Dalecarlia reservoir, temperature. 75; ! condition at north connection. 30; condition at south connection, 30. Distributing reser I voir, temperature, 75; condition at influent gate house, 30; condition at effluent gate house, 36. Tide Table. Today?Low tide. 10:15 a.m. and 10:3N p.m.: high tide. 3:29 a.m. and 4:11 p.m. Tomorrow?Low tide, ll'lo a.m. and 11:35 p.m.; high tide, 4:33 a.m. and 5:13 p.m. The Snn and Moon. Today?Sun rises. 5:43 a.m.; sun sets, 0:05 p.m. Moon rises, 1:40 a.m. tomorrow. Tomorrow?Sun rises, 5:44 a.m. The City Lights. The city lights and naphtha lamps all lighted by thirty minutes after sunset; ex tinguishing begun one hour before sunrise. All arc and incandescent lamps lighted tif teen minutes after sunset and extinguished forty-five minutes betore sunrise. THE COl'RTS. Equity Court No. 1?Justice Cole. Foster agt. Postmaster Genera!; rule on defendant discharged. Roach agt. Roach; sale decreed, with M. J. Colbert trustee to sell. Scott agt. Scott; arrest of defendant ordered. In re Martha A. GilMIand, luna tic: trustees' report referred to auditor. Howard agt. Howard: sale ratified nisi. Holmead agt. Holmead; defendant adjudg ed in contempt and payment of alimony or dered. Darling agt. Washington Loan and Trust Company; appearance of absent de fendant ordered. Randall agt. Randall; testimony before R. Golden Donaldson, ex aminer, ordered taken. Scanlon agt. Curr; sales confirmed nisi and reference to audi tor ordered. Brinkley agt. Humphries; leave to amend bill granted. Giesy agt. Gregory: time to file transcript of record extended fi%-e days. Bankruptcy Court?Justice Cole. In re Wm. B. Hoover; balance of fund in court ordered returned to F. T. Browning. In re A. M. Kean; order of September 14 amended. In re Gustave Oppenheitner; dis charge ordered and payment of referee's fee directed. Circuit Court No. 2?Justice Cole. Parker agt. Calhoun; fiat on sci fa. Ma gruder agt. May; do. United States use Webb agt. W ;bb et al.; death of E. D. Webb suggested and case ordered on cal endar. Probate Court?Justice Cole. Estate of Catherine Herbert; proof of pub lication. Estate of Mary J. Evans: will dated February 13, 1*94. filed. Estate of Horace Jarboe; proof of publication. Es tate Df Jas. T. Stover: do. Estate of Al bert A. Gallagher; will partly proved. Es tate of Barbara Fischer; do. Estate of Paul E. Mieville; order of publication. Es tate of Chas. Cutsail; account passed. Es tate of Henry Noll; will admitted to pro bate and letters testamentary granted to Gertrude Noll; bond, $l,<*>o. Estate of Mary H. S. Wilson; will admitted to pro bate and letters testamentary granted to Jeremiah M. Wilson; bond, $100. Estate of Andreas Theurer; summons returned served. Estate of Anton Bohn; petition for letters of administration filed. Estate of Jas. T. Stover; letters of administration granted to Wm. B. Rellly; bond, $2,5?>0. In n Jas. M. Wright, guardian; rule returned served. POLITICAL CUB MEETING. Speeches for MoKinley. Roosevelt and I"earre at Kensington. The first public meeting of the McKlnley, Roosevelt and Pearre Club of Kensington, Md., was held last evening in the town hall. There was standing room only, and a hearty reception was given the speakers. The Co lumbia Orchestra of Washington, D. C., rendered some very excellent selections, and a sextet, accompanying the Takoma Park Club, contributed campaign songs, Mr. Guy V. Collins of Washington, D. C., entertained the audience with a selection, entitled "A Country Politician," and other character selections. Mr. Cornelius W. Clum. mayor of Ken sington, and president of the club, presided and Introduced as the speakers of the even ing Messrs. B. H. Warner, Ashley M. Gould, Mclvission of North Carolina and Irvine Dungan, a democratic representative fr<un Ohio In the Fifty-second Congress. The speakers were enthusiastically applauded, the two well-known gentlemen who reside In the county dividing honors with the visitors. Among the arguments advanced by Mr. Dungan was one in response to the claim made that the silver Issue is dead. "Since 1873," said he. "I have been in fuvor of silver, and wrote and spoke for Bryan in 1890 on tiiat question; but the new discoveries of gold, with wars and short crop9 abroad, seems to have solved the dit flculty, so that to destroy business confi dence that prevails now, by breaking down the present gold standard, seems to me to be the very worst thing to do. Those who believe with Carl Schurz and are crawl ing back into the Bryan camp assure the people that silver is a dead issue, and that McKlnley'si administration has secured such ?stability that not even Bryan can shake It. Well, Bryan is an earnest man, and he did not demand a new, direct declaration for immediate free silver for fun. Some gold democrats teli you there is no danger, that Bryan can't do what he wishes. But what could Bryan do to break down the world's confidence In America holding to the gold standard? Suppose, in an emergency like 1 that of a world war over China, not so ' unlikely now as war was two *-eary ago, the i United Slates shall find it necessary to bor- i row money, as the last democratic adminls- i trat'on had to do In time of peace. In / that case, would Congress pass a bill, au- i thorizing the floating of a loan of two hi-ndred million gold bonds. Would not < Bryan veto that bill? And would a Con- , grefs likely to be elected in case Bryan ip , successful at the polls?would such a Con gress pass the bill over a veto? Certainly not. Bryan would cocrce Congress as he 1 old the Kansjy City convention." 1 The next public meeting of the club will be held Monday evening, September 24, In ' the town hall, at which time it l? expected ' that among the speakers Representative 1 Pearre and Mr. H. Clay Evans, commission- ' er of pensions, will deliver addresses. Detective Peck today went to Baltimore ' to bring back to Washington PhlHp Smith, ' who Is charged by Fritz Eberie with rob- < blng him of $30 and a gold watch and i clia'n Saturday. Smith was arrested in the i former city upon request of Inspector Boardman. ' SENATOR DANIEL SPOKE FEATIRE OP BANNER RAISING BT DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTER. ImperInllMm His Tlirmr, as It K'a? of Other* Who Addrmard the Gathering. Suspended over the middle of Pennsyl vania avenue In front of the Metropolitan Hotel swing? a red, white and blue banner, bearing excellent portraits of Bryan and Stevenson. The emblem was put in place last night by the old democratic central committee of the District of Columbia, and a crowd of about 3.UW people assembled to celebrate the occasion. The Metropolitan Hotel balcony served as the stage upon which the exercises took place. They were opened with a brief presentation address by Chairman John A. Clarke, and as the banner was slid out upon its supporting wire the cheers of the crowd made it diffi cult to distinguish the patriotic music Haley's Washington Band was playing. The first speaker after Mr. Clarke was a gentleman who was Introduced as Mr. ?^et teler of Canton, Ohio, who took imperial ism for his theme, and he was followed by ex-Representative Charles H. Turner, Dan iel O'Driscoll, who created enthusiasm by declaring that he was going to vote the democratic ticket for the first time in his life; Charles Benedict and Charles Calvert, all of whom were given enthusiastic recep tions. The South Washington Glee Club, sixty strong, under William T. Whalen's leader ship, sang a campaign song, and then Sen ator Daniel of Virginia was presented. An Ovation to the Vlricinian. He was given a tremendous greeting, and throughout his remarks was compelled to stop time anil again by the enthusiastic ap plause. In the course of his speech he declared that the democratic party was not founded on any single issue, but was born out of the forces which created the republic and led by the statesmen who created the Declaration of Independence. The republican party, he said, grew out of a transient issue, and when that issue -died the party owed it to the country to die also. As It seemed a little disposed to neglect that city, he wished to pledge it the support of his hear ers and his own to help it along the road. The Slavery Inane. Speaking of slavery and its condition for a long time as a deviding line between the south and the north, he asserted that after the north had sold its slaves, it firmly op posed the existence of any more slaves in the entire country. Continuing, Senator Daniel said, in part: "When did slavery come into existence, and through what agency? Through im perialism. When we were little, thin colo nies. the kings and queens and moneyed peo ple of England held slavery to be a tine thing. They would undertake to capture and transport slaves to us if we would do the buying at a high price. We were then without representation in the British parlia ment, and Virginia and her sister colonies thus obtained, without their consent, a problem which required a deluge of blood and warfare to settle. In 1808 the last sigh of that struggle vanished. North and south held commissions in the United States army for the first time since the war. "We were free?free as our fathers were free; free as we intend our children shall be free here after. But just as this freedom came to us, just as the final act of that great tragedy had closed, the republican party Involves us in the whirling current of another great question; 10,<XK>,000 of creatures like our selves are given us through imperialism. imperialism Defined. "What is imperialism? Any government commencing with the governors and going down to "the governed. A democracy is a government which commences with the peo ple and proceeds from them to the govern ors. In this distinction lies the key to all democratic opposition to the present re publican policies?the republic finds the source of all power in the peop'e. "Where that principle is not recognized you find institutions which are not free. This country must now determine whether its hands are to create free institutions; it' must choose one of two alternatives. Does it want lo,(K*J,ooo Filipinos. Malays, Mon gols, or what nor, to have ten senators and fifty representatives in the I'nited States Congress, or does it want to create out of them an empire whose subjects are denied the principles of government on which this country was fouru'ed? "The democratic party has always be lieved in true expansion. The American domain has grown through democratic In fluence solely. But the flag that enfolded Louisiana, Florida, Texas. California and all the territory which came into the Union with those tracts, carried the Constitution with it. The country thus formed was a natural, healthful, 'ogical growth, intrench ed between two great ocean fortifications. I'nder the republicans what have we ob tained? Alaska and Hawaii. Then Porto Rico?indefinitely. "Can any one tell where Porto Rico is today? It is hedged about with the Dingley tariff because it Is part of the United States; It is fenced away from this country with a second special tariff because it Is not part of the United States. It is the most betarlffed island in the world. It is in the Union for taxation. It is outside for taxa tion. We have appointed a commission to go and see where Porto Rico Is. Of that commission William J. Bryan is chairman. Unless all'signs fail he will cry 'Land ho!' and set the sea! of freedom on the island in November. He Is nearer the presidency to day than ever he has "been." When Senator Daniel closed he was com pelled to acknowledge again and again the salutations of the throng. Ma.riiage Licenses. Marriage licenses have been issued to the following: White?Henry W. Butler and Carrie L. Flanner; Arthur W. Smith, and Mary O. Tnayer; William H. Tyree of Lynchburg, Va., and Emma S. Marshall of Winchester, Va.; Charles B. Edwards and Dora White, both of King William county, Va.; John S. Copeland and Anna B. Brenner; William J. Farrell and Katie V. Coughlan; William Michel and Myrtle R. McKinnon, bot.. of Baltimore, Md.; William O. Blakeney and Katie B. Stanford; John F. Smith of tnls city and Mary Payne of Remington, Va.; William I. Jones of Petersburg, v a., and Mabel S. Duncan of Louisa county, Va.; Robert McLennan and Sarah E. Brown; Louis Staley and Fannie Weiner, both of Baltimore, Md.; Frank Westerman and Amy A. Ellis: Joseph J. Gill of Round Hill, Va., and Birdie Norrls of Green county, Va. Colored?George F. Henson and Elizabeth Adams; William B. Young of Spottsylvanla county, Va., and Polly V. Dean of Fred ericksburg, Va.; James E. Hall and Eliza beth Tolson; James C. Tomes and Virginia L. Graves; Moses E. Diggs of Baltimore, Md., and Eleanor V. Smith of Alexandria, Va. Will of Mary J. Evans. The will of Mary J. Evana, dated Febru ary 13, 1SD4, was filed today for probate. The estate, consisting mostly of personal efTects, is left to near relatives and friends of the testatrix. 30 REMARKS ABOUT NOURISHING FOOD. "A physician's wife, Mrs. Dr. Landon, gave me a pucket of Grape-Nuts about a year ago, with the remark that she was sure I would find the food very bentflrial, both for my own use and for my patients. I was particularly attracted to the food, as at that time the weather was Tory hot md I appreciated the fact that the Grape-Nuts required no cooking. "The food was deliclously crisp and most invit ing to the appetite. After maklug use of It twice ? day for three or four weeks I discovered that It was a most wonderful lnvigorator. I used to suffer greatly from exhaustion, headaches and de pression of spirits. My work had been very trying it times and indigestion had set in. "Now I am always well and ready for any amount of work, have an atiundance of active en ergy and cheerfulness and mental poise. I have proved to my entire satisfaction that this change bas been brought about by Grape-Nuts food. "The fact that It Is predlgested la ? very de itrable feature. I have bad many remarkable re sults In feeding Grape-Nats to my patients, and I cannot apeak too highly of the food. My friends -distantly comment on the change In my appear ance. I have gained nine pounds since beginning the iise of thla food." Eleanor Miller, Trained Medical and Surgical Nurse, 515 Jeff. St., Bay Cltj, Mich. FINANCIAL. Mr. Heemaini Agann In his little "Grain Trade Talk?" Mr. Herman at tempts to give the ortdn of the term "buckft shop." He says: "A good many y??rR ago a number of places wore started Id the nelghl>orh?od of the Hoard (Chicago), where ? ? ? trading inuld bo done in quantities to suit. This was Intends! to catch persons of small means. (The Ibmrd, of <"otir?<% was Intended to 'catch' persons of large means.) Occasionally, when trade was very dull on the Hoard of Trade (as it is ftiwi, some member would call out. 'I'll semi down and get a bucketful.' in ferring to the small places named above. ll>-uco the term," Bucket Shop Now, Isn't that like Chicago? Out there they think "before Chicago chaos, after us the deluge." As a mattei of fact, the term originated in Ix>n don, when (Chicago was a swamp, from the habit of the Bast End l>eer swlllers in drawing beer kegs Into hurkets and taking the buckets into some den, where they would "|>as? the bucket" from hand to hand whil? gambling. Their den soon came to be known as a bucket shop, or place where small gam bling was carried on. Tills la not Mr. Heenian's only error, nor is It important, bnt It serves to illus trate Chicago's Idea of its own lm|s>rtaore. Let Chicago keep Its Ideas, while New York gets the wheat business, Itecause of fresh quotations. Send to- our book. Howard,Crosby&Co.,^XTNewlY?rk?* IIOVING AWAY? Let us estimate. We undertake the re moval of DioMseihiold Estat>= fiishments fromm city to city, SncllMding every detail. One bill, one responsibility. STORAGE Dept., Am. Security and Tryst Co., Ill40 115th. u Only when yoa have plenty of It. tt Tou'll never h a v ? lis L/ttHSfilO plenty unless what yoa UO ^UUV5?0.p have ,s weJ, takea C(lr# of. The best advice w? know is to open a savings ac count?add to It as you can. It'll grow wonderfully fast. Open that account here, fl will start It. In terest on deposits. UNION SAVINGS BANK, 1222 F sel'-lM Made within THREE HOURS From the time ycu apply on Furniture, Pianos, etc. lowest rates, longest time and easiest pay* meets. All business done In strict privacy. POTOMAC GUARANTEE LOAN CO., Suite 74, Atlantic building, 928-03O F St., near ftth n w. Bel3-10tf Take elevator to 5th floor. STORAGE WAREHOUSE NO. 1 OF UNION TRUST AND STORAGE COMPANY, Cor. 1st and L streets n.e. (On line of B. and O. R. R.), Receives consignments of merchandise for storage. Loans money on staple articles (in storage) at cur rent rates. seS-Htf At Savings accounts earn 3 per cent interest here. All sums of Si or over received during banking hours. 3%) interest HOME SAVINGS BANK, 7th & L. OFFICERS: Prea.,B. F. Raul; V. Pres..Anthony Gaeg. ler. Treaa., Francis Miller; Sec., Ferd. Schmidt. sel5-2?td The WaLshimrgton Savings Bank, Coi. 12t!i and G Sts. N.W., PAYS INTEREST ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AT THE RATE OF 3 PER CENT PER ANNUM On hmount:, remaining undisturbed three months beginning Januarv, April, July and October. sell-17t,U TTIK RIQOS NATIONAL BANK OF WASHINGTON, D. C. Capital, $500,000. SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $300,000. EXCHANGE ON ENGLAND. IRELAND, FRANCE AND GERMANY. Letters off Credit AVAILABLE IN ALL FOREIGN PARTS. BANK COLLECTIONS. ORDERS FOR INVESTMENTS. STOCKS AND BONDS. ap22-28.tf GUARANTEED INVESTMENTS. REALTY APPRAISAL AND AGENCY CO. (Incorporated), I Make [ Assurance 1 Doubly Sure. o o 610 13TH STREET, Makes LOANS for you on REAL ESTATE and guar antees you against loss In case of sale for default or against TAX SALES dnrlcg pendency of loan. 8. W. WOODWARD. Pres. E. S. PARKER. V.Pres. Jyl0-14tf W. J. NEWTON. Treas. INSURE WITH RALPH W. LEE, FIRE INSURANCE, 11406 Q St. N. W. Representing the Following Companies: New Hampshire. Phoenix of Hartford, Manchester, at. Paul 1. M., Queen, Western of Canada. Combined Asset* Over Twenty Million Dollars. Jy31-3m 'Phone 2049. W. B Hibbs <& Co., BANKERS A BROKERS. Members New York Stock Exchange, 114119 F Street. Correspondents of LADENBURG. THALMANN * CO., de8-16d New York. The Natnonal Saffe Deposit, Savings and Triast ? CORNER 15TH ST. AND NEW YORK AVE. Pays Interest on deposits. Rents Safes inside Burglar-proof Vaults. Acts as Administrator, Executor, Trustee, Ac. ocl4-20d ON DISTRICT REAL ESTATE. RATE OF INTEEE8T REGULATED BY CHAR iCTER OF SECURITY. ? au6-14tf 10th and F sts. n.w. ?ODCr 4J? and 5% Promptly loaned on real estate In District of Co umbia. Heiskell <& McLeran, oc2S 8tf 1008 F St. S.W. Asks for Divorce. On the ground of alleged Infidelity, Lud aington K. Chambers, through Attorney W. Calvin Chase, has petitioned the Su preme Court of the District of Columbia to ?rant him a divorce from Dorcus Cham bers. About 12 o'clock last night Timothy Shee ly. aged sixty-five years, living at No. 45 raclcson Hall alley, was accidentally knock id down in front of No. 1008 Pennsylvania ivfenue by a carriage 'driven by George Ayan. Sheedy waa only slightly Injured ind went home on a car.