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lltli day of October. A. l.. 1895.
' Notary Public.
Washington's fame is already national
as a spot where more conventions are
held annually than In any other city of
tbe world, and a new Illustration of this
fact Is found In the presence lo-Jay of not
less than five conventions, made up eif
delegates from as many organizations.
Of course, (here Is a wide diversity of
purpose between the National Gospel
Mission Workers, the National Spiritualists'
Association of tbe United Stales and
Canada, the Liquor Dealers' Association,
and the Sons and Daughters of Moses, but
this diversity merely emphasizes the truth
that the National Capital is the logical
place for congresses of all denominations,
organizations, creeds, .colors, and ambi
tions. The great Episcopalian organization,
after a warm contest at Minneapolis, could
select no other city than Washington for
its next triennial meeting of bishops and
deputies; and so it goes. It is reasonable.
Inevitable and sentimental that it should
be so, and that the on-coming conventions
shoald 5 early grow more numerous.
The reelection last night ot President
Tucker by the Northeast Citizens' Asso
ciation is a rebuke to those who oppose
the aggressive fight he is making against
the grade-crossing abuse and a complete
vindication of. bis admlnistration'sof the
affairs of trie association daring the past
year. Northeast Washington can never
reach its full limit ot prosperity until cither
Hie Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ceases to
use its tracks in that part of the city as a
switch yard or the deadly grade crossing
is abolished. The danger attending the
travel to and from the main part of the
city restricts its growth to a certain ex
tent, and instead of lessening its efforts
to obtain relief the association should
labor still more vigorously to be freed
from the Iron colls tliat arc strangling the
progress of that part of Washington.
Tile history of the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad In Washington shows that Its es
timate of human life is small compared to
its desire to economize. For years, until
recently, its grade crossings have practi
cally lievn withoutwatchmen. The erforts
of the Northeast Citizens Association,
backed up by The Times, has to an extent
compelled the company to remedy the evil,
but it cannot be eradicated except by abol
Ishing the crossings. When that is done
the value ot property in that section of the
city will immediately double and It will
bei-ome as popular for residence purposes
as that which Joins it on the other side
f the railroad tracks.
That is a most extraordinary story, and
One almost beyond belief, which Is pub
lished in The Times this evening, descrip
tive of a prize fight between two marines
upon the flagship New York, now lying In
Hampton Roads.
Until an official investigation be ordered
the public will hope there is a mistake
somewhere, as tt Is almost Inconceivable
that officers in command of the New Tort
and Texas, two vessels ot tbe United States
Kavy, would place their positions and
reputations in Jeopardy for the sake of
witnessing a bit' of brutal amusement.
It the accounts be correct, one of tbe tby
contestants was almost killed, and this I
fact will add weight to the heinous char
acter of the offense. Apparently, the tiffl
ccrs of all the naval vessels in Hampton
Roads were patrons of the fight, and
granted leave to witness It to as many
of their crews as possible.
Unless the story be promptly denied a
sensational official Investigation must
seem to be in near prospect.
Special cable dispatches give the im
portant information that Senator Henry
Cqbot Lodge is in .Madrid, and that be has
had conferences With Canovas Del Castillo
in regard to the Cuban situation.
Whether Senator Lodge, who is a some
what exclusive person, is competent to
eiieak for the people of tho United States
cunuot be stated; but it he knows what to
say, then it is certain that he has told
Senor Canovas Del Castillo that the free
people of all American republics are as one
man in favor of Cuban Independence.
Nothing Is more sure to happen than that
when Congress meets a Joint resolution ot
House and Senate will be promptly adopted
giving the Administration backbone, that
it now seems to lack, necessary to enable
it to recognize the belligerent rights of the
struggling Cubans. If Mr. Lodge, who is
Just fclightly afflicted with snobbery when
he lands himself among foreign big-wigs,
has given Senor Castillo any other view ot
American sentiment, he will find him
self speedily In contempt at the Spanish
Patriotic feeling is growing both in Cuba
and in all the Americas. The battling reb-.
els arc constantly receiving imiwtant ac
cessions of strength. Expressions of sym
pathy in the United Stati'3 grows louder
and more eloquent, eyery day. Mass meet
ings, which nill soon be held In Washing
ton and many other cities, will vastly em
phasize all that has already been said.
Senor Canovas Del Castillo ni-ed not listen
to Senator Lodge, or any other man, to
learn the feeling in America.
In fo far as the Mormon religion is a
spiritual theory or philosophy no one will
rind, fault with It, whetherit came to Joseph
Smith by special revelation or whether it
was founded upon a fancy sketch written
by an eccentric Ohio man for his own
amusement. That is a matter for each
man's reason.
One feature of the religion, or of the
practice of Mormon devotees, which will
not be tolerated Is polygamy. No matter
what arguments may be drawu from the
Biblical history of nncicLt Hebrews who
are written down as especial favorites
of the Deity; no matter how pertinent the
sneer of the Mormons that their open polyg
amy is not as injurious to sr clety as the
sierct immorality w Ide spread among their
enemies; formal recognition and open and
difiant practice or polygamy will cot be
permitted In America.
The present outbreak in their own ranks
against a leadership which seems deter
mined to make the Mormon church n dic
tator In Utah politics Is a healthy sign.
The threatened revolt which may post
pone the entrance of Utali to the condition
of Statehood is but a reflection of the sen
timent of the great mass of thepcopV.- of
the whole world that the Influence of re
ligious denominations shall not be used
for partisan nor Tor church advantage.
Leaving polygamy out of the question,
tbe nrtion of the Mormon leaders In de
nouncing Democratic nominees for Rep
resentative and Senator In the United
States Congress should result In the defeat
of the scheme of the church to control Utah
politics, even if Statehood should be-defeated.
The conscience and courage ot the
Governors of Texas and of Arkansas can
not be made too conspicuous or be praUed
too highly. In the face of tremendous
pressure by a ma6S of people, both of
much Influence and no influence,. some of
whom support tho prize-fighting scheme
for the money that wqukl accrue, and
others ,or the sport of the thing. They
have held the invaders at bay and doubtless
prevented the mill from taking place in
their States.
Gov. Culberson's history is made in
connection with this matter. Gov. Clarke
declares he will use uvery means to en
force the law and that It he fails he will
resign hU office tliat some one with more
ability may take his place.
These be brave words. Gov. Clarke
looms up fully to the moral size of Gov.
Culberson, and the two stand out grandly
as cldef executives of two great States.
Other Governors nearer Washington seem
somewhat diminutive by comparison. Ap
parently they arc not shamed in the least
degree by, the brilliant example of their
Southwestern contemporaries. "
Serene In contemplation of gambling
and prize fighting In their commonwealths,
they doubtless look with pity and con
tempt on the anxiety and exertions of Govs.
Culberson and Clarke.
One of the most complimentary tilings
that can be said about the recent Congress
of German Socialists at Breslau, is that
the anarchists have nothing but condemna
tion for It. The agrarians did not get a
great deal of comfort, and as for the
anarchists they got the cold shoulder. As
a consequence a bowl bos gone up from
these worthies the burden of wliiclristhnt
the socialists have not the courage ot
their convictions, or that they arc simply
temporizing, or other equally inane ac
cusations. The programme of the German Socialist
Democratic party may fall far short ot
f perfection, but the fact that It does not suit
either the government party nor yet the
other extreme, the anarchists, would seem
to Indicate that it alms at substantial
political reforms in the Interest of greater
freedom for the masses. It appears to be
aggressive enough to work for the dimi
nution ot the power and prerogative of
the crown, and yctsufflclcntly conservative
to discountenance and repudiate the wild
schemes and destructive tendencies of the
anarch Ists.
The demands of the German Socialist party
Include the extension of the franclii.se, the
enlargement of property rights, the bet
ter protection and advancement of the
working classes and the amelioration of
conditions surrounding them, and many
other equal laudable reforms. Like every
reform party that has to contend against
official pressure and oppression, it- may
at times go a step loo far, but excesses
of this sort are excusable and readily dis
appear when" responsibility for adminis
trative action is placed tipon it. Taken
altogether the people of Germany have s
good deal to hope for from the Social
Tbe big pugs would .render a greater.
wwiMhv iMftenlflf? lhfir-honrnf tnll- l.,n
UmiUnc the number ot rounds fortto.
tight. '
Doe Strangely Wayward Matve WHict
Gotid KbJ EsSiif e tbe Wedd Lite.
Incidents Which Illustrate Her Dis
position, and an Explanation of
the "Quick or the Dead."
News of Amelle Rives Chanlcr's divorce
caused no surprise among her friends In
this city, writes Waiter Wellman from
Washington to tbe Chicago Times-Herald.
Miss Rives was aivvajs a woman of
caprice, wayward, fickle. When In a
normal mood she was one of the most
loving-and lovable of women, as she cer
tainly was and still is among the most
beautiful of bersex; but hercaprlclousness,
petulance and childishness tried the pa
tience of her family and her husband.
Both as a girl and as a married woman
Mrs. Cbanler often visited here, and
men and women who are connoisseurs In
feminine beauty agree that nq more fas
cinatlug woman tliaiithe Virginia authoress
was ever seen in a Washington drawing
room. An Incident of one of her visits to
this city may be taken as an Indication
of ber peculiar character. At the request
of her hostess she brought out ot her trunk
,t batch of poems written in her girlhood,
and read themtoanotherguestotthehouse,
an elderly man noted for bis "literary
Judgment. Miss Rives nnd the literary
mail were left alone, and in speaking of
the incident afterward tbe literary man
"I don't remember n word she read to
me; all I can remember Is tbe sweetness
of her voice, the charm of her presence.
She re'ad poem after poem, In a low, im
passioned voice, standing with her face
near lo mine, her ejes ablaze with poetic
fervor. To meslie seemed unearthly augelle.
I had no power to concentrate my mind
upon her words. I could see nothing,
think of nothing, but the petite, radiant,
woman by my side."
This pretty story has a sequel, and It Is in
tliesequelth.it the contrast of moodisfound.
An hour after Miss Rives bad fascinated
the elderly literary man and lulled him Into
an intellectual trance vviththechariu.s of her
voice and person, the company sat down to
dinner. There were six or eight at the ta
ble, and Miss Rives, though blmply attinsl,
was nevertheless a picture of youthful
An unbidden guest soon appeared. The
household kitten leaped to Miss Rlvts' lap
and was given a warm welcome. As the
voting poetess fondled the visitor, placed
pussy's little black nose at the edge or her
plate and fed the little mewing mouth with
dainty morsels, more than one of the guests
wished fora photograph of the pretty scene.
Suddenly there came a reaction.
Miss Rives began scolding the kitten for
some unknown cause, and to the utter as
tonishment of host nnd guests alike, the
poetess raised the offending feline by. tho
nape of lis i.eck and gave it a v Icious fling
against the side of the room. For several
moments Miss Rives had not a word to
say. The well bred hostess artfully kept
com er-sitlon going vv itliout a pause .and In a
short time the clouds left the face of theca
pneious Virginia girl, and radiant sun
shine took their place.
These were the moe-ds of geniu,, for Mrs.
Chanler Is surely a gi nitis. Her moods and
caprices were well known, not only to her
family, but to all the neighbors near her
father's hotiso at Castle Hill, Albemarle
County, Yn. The writer once visited there
and was pleased to hear tho verdict of all
the country folk as to Miss Am'Iy, as they
always called her.
They knew her odd ways, her pranks,
her mad rides astride unbroken colts and
all that, but they Idolized ber Just thesame.
To them she was an angle In human form
nn angle of charity, of mercy, of good
works. She visited the cabins of the peor
colored folk with food and picture books
and sweetmeats She nursed the sick.
She helped those -who were in trouble.
Half the money Mi's Rives received for her
first literary succesn, "The Quick or the
Dead,' was spent In making one merry
Christmas for the poor colored people
round about Castle Hill.
It s not John Armstrong Chanler's
fnUt tbat in- has lost Ms beautiful
wife. Probably It is no or.e's fault, but
simply a natural thoLgh unfortunate re
sult of yoking legelher a n rnly and prac
tical young man and a romantlccapricious.
genius-blessed and genius-cursed voting
woman. Tliat Chanler has I cen a marvel
of patience there can be no doubt. Nor
Is there-any reason to think Mrs. Chanler
lias not made great efforts to control that
wild temperament which is a rart of her
The story of Chanlcr's courtship of
Miss Rives I know very well. He met her
at a ball at Newport and fell In love with
her. He followed her to Virginia and laid
siege to her heart. Three times was he re
jected, but the fonrth time proved the
charm, and he was the proudest and hap
piest man In America -when he won her.
The American prcss'thoughtlessly put a
cloud over Mrs. Chanler's life. II did this
with Its false conception of the motives
which bad Inspired "The Quick or the
Dead." and lry its cruel criticisms and
Jokes concerning the young authoress.
To this day many people do not know the
Inspiration for that remarkable book, and
are nol aware thatit was written while the
hand of Amelie Rives was being sought by"
John Jacob Astnr's great-grandson, and
that the motif was found m the author's
contention with herself whether or not she
should give up her girlish leleal of what a
lover should be and accept the love of her
persistent suitor. That Is the fact, and
the rivals In the book were simply elabo
rations of the living, the "quick" descend
ant of the Astors. and the "dead" ideal,
whoe memory wosfondly cherished.
The Rives homestead at Castle nill Is a
picturesque and beautiful old place ot the
fool of the Blue Rfdge. In Albemarle
county the Rives are known as one of the
oldest and most aristocratic families. Mrs.
Chanler's grandfather represented this
country as minister to France. Her father
has long been chief engineer of the Panama
Railway, ncr mother was in her clay a
famous beauty and singer. The Rives fam
ily is related to the Cabells, tbe Clajbornes,
the Pages, and other noted families in
Virginia. Mrs. Chanler's youngest sis
ter. Daisy, almost as beautiful as the au
thor of "The Quick or the Dead," also pos
sesses genius. Her drawings of horses are
most remarkable. She cannot draw any
thing else, and if a cart or saddle Is needed
to complete one of her pictures some one
else must put it in. But every horse this
fair girl puis on paper has individuality,
character, expression- This power is a
gift, a phase of that genius which runs in
the family blood.
Cnpt. Armes' Confinement.
Judge Bradley's opinion in the Armes
habeas corpus case did not surprise any
Army or Navy officer familiar with the cir
cumstances of Capt. Armes arrest. Mili
tary law should not, In UmeofEcacc.extcnd
to confinement of the person.exccptla cases
where there-is reason to beiiere that the
', accused may desert or use violence to other
i people. Whether he is pnjtfiejictive or re
tired list makes nn difference..
In. the case of Cant. Armes all tbe re
quirements ot the situation vvooldhave been.
fulfilled by the issuance of an order putting
I $1.98
But they're worth $2.75. It's a bargain we picked
up from one of our Shoemakers last week. Of all
the more importance to you because you know that
leather' js climbing up all the time.
3 Styles of toe--
Needle point
Globe and
They're Lace and Congress Shoes, made of solid
leather and well made, too. Stylish and what's of
more consequence, they're comfortable.
There are 500 pairs and 500 of you can walk
away with satisfaction on your feet and 77c savecl-in
your pockets.
Pcnna. Ave. and Seventh St. "Saks" Corner."
him under military arrest preparatory to
trial by court-martial.
It is iiard to understand bow Gen. Sclio
ficld could havo become so "rattled" as
to Imprison an officer well known to be
highly excitable, nn rely because hetentan
Impertinent ivjter toblssuperiorinrauk.
If there realTyis, asreportiil.au Intention
on the part or the War Department to ap
peal from Judge Uradleyisdeciilon.lt is to
be hoped that the Department will forego
such an unwise purpose. Tho matter ought
to be allowed to rest where it Is. Xe w York
Herald (editorial.)
About a Few Persons.
Peircse, who, in the seventeenth century,
introduced inlo France the oleander, tbe
large-leaved mvrtle and tbe Angora cat,
has Just had hU memory honored by the
erection to him ot a statue at Aix, in Prov
ence. Richard Harding Davis leads In the mat
ter of portraits. More than 12,000 of him
were printed in various periodicals during
tbe firot half of 1805.
The Pope has granted the Fre-nch author,
Doycr D'Agen,. permission to write his
biography, nnd for this purpose has glve-n
him access to tbe family archives of the
Counts Fecci, in Carpinclo.
Two prb of $5,000 each for essays on
profit-sharing and on trades unions, open
to jiersons of any nationality, arc ofrercd
by the Comtc de Cbambrun, the endower of
tbe new Social Museum, In Paris. The es
says on profit sharine must be handed In be
fore December 31, 180G; those on unions
beroro December 31, 1807, to the Soclete
des Etudes 8ocIales In Paris.
George Q. Cannon has translated the
Iwoks of Mormon Into the Hawaiian lan
guage. Their 91st birthday has Just been cele
brated by Richard and John McGrlff. who
are supposed to be the oldest twins in the
world. They live In Geneva, Ind.
A Record-Breaking
Shoe Sale!
We have arrayed ourselves AGAINST our
selves spurring on to eclipse all previous ef
forts in shoe selling; the people are WITH us
they're helping us, by a redoubled patronage
to sell BETTER shoesfor LESS money than
ever before. Half a hundred salesmen are
busy serving a throng of buyers who appre
ciate the benefits of our great "Profit Sharing
$4 fsrSS valiies.
Ladles' finest bench hand-sowed
kit or French enamel boots In
light or medlnm weights. The
nobbiest stylos made.
for $4 Mil $4.50 values.
.Entirely new b tries In ladles'
Telret calf baud-sewed, cork
sole shoes low heels stylish
pointed toes-' button or laced
tbe grandest weather-proof
shoe erer made.
$2 lar S2 50 anfl $3 yglaes.
Ladies' Eicntne Slippers.
Finest Patent leather Sandals.
Louis XV heel Kid 5-andnls.
Frenth Glare Kid bandals.
All tbe fashionable shades, rndU
ant with gold, silver or Jet head
ings. $, lor $1.50 values.
Ladies' Button or Lacod Boots.
In genuine Uongola kid or good
pebble leather well xnado and
neat four different styles.
p HO to $3 values.
Ladies hand-sewed black or
tan Vict kid, button and laced
Boots. six handsomo styloa that
combine all the elegance, com
fort and durability of beat 3
These prices are but a
values that
Q30 and
M J.
a pair,
Points About Pilgrims.
Among the bhorchjm's guests nre Mr.
L. Newburger and wife, of Cincinnati,
Alpheus II. Snow, of IndljnapolU; Mr.
II. It. Hatch and wife, of Cleveland;. Mr.
C 11. Green and wife, of Nyack, X. 1'.;
Mr. A. W. Paul, of Boston, and Mr. M. D.
Covey, of Pittsburg.
At the Norma ndlc are Mrs. A. McMillcr,
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Sullivan, and Miss
C B. Sullivan, of Bridgeport, Conn.;
I!ev. and Mrs. It. Vanhorne, of Newark,
X. J . ami Dr. and Mrs. E. K. Roberts, of
New Haven. Conn.
Judge Cliarlcs P. Tart and wife, of
Cincinnati: Mrs. B. Walton and Miss
Worden, of Detroit; Mr. Jjnie, Tucker
and MUt? It. L. Tucker and Mbs Nellie
Vose, of Hyde Fart, Mass., and Mr.
Francis G. Cant, of Charleston, S. C. are
gue-ts at the Arlington.
Among the latest arrivals at the Eb
bilt are Mr. C. A. Jennings, of Chicago:
Messrs. R. II. and John A. Cunningham,
or Henderson, Ky.; Mr. W. W. Mackall.
or Savannah; Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Johnson,
or San Francisco, and Mr. and Sirs. P.
J. Carmody.ot St. 1ujLs.
Mr. Adam P. Lelghton and wife, ot
Portland, Me.: Dr. Amelia Burroughs of
Omaha: Mr. Frank Groves, of Zanesville,
Ohio; Hon. Audley Coote, or Australia;
Mr. J. A. Israel, of Denver; Mr. Walter
Woollcott, of Kansas City, and Mr. E.
W. Bach, of Helena, Mont., arc numbered
among the lastcat arrivals at Willard's.
Among the guests of the Riggs' are Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Dickinson, of Chicago;
Mr. W. II. C. Kerhn, of Philadelphia,
and Mrs. M. J. Conan. and Mr. II. W
Rudd, of New I'ork.
Some of the Raleigh's guests are Mr.
and Mrs. James McNab, of Montreal; Mr
and Mrs. John T. Street, of Providence,
R. I.: Mr. C. M. Gardner, of Butte,
Mont.: Mr. A. E. Marvel, of Hartford,
Conn., and Mr. W. W. Loekwood, of De
troit. fr, far test SB Tallies.
lien's fine calf, morocco-top
boots dual to custom-made.
Best Cordofan kangaroo or
patent leather dress or walking
Men'e strictly hand-made triple
soltan storm calf stoee. ile
gant French enamel and patent
leatber shoes, and our famous
'Geiu" calf corx-solo shoes.
2.50 to 33 vate
Double or triple sole Calf Boots.
Broad-troad Tollco" bhues.
Fine hand'sewod welt Calf
Shoes best oak-tanned flexible
Men's dressy and substantial
Double-Sole Veal Calf Laced
bhoes or Gaiters wldo common
sense shape or rounl tos.
Children's Jersey Leggings and
Ladies' 10 -button Cloth Orer
Gaiters. 25c to SOe quality.
BlacS 'tTcol Korsey Orer-Galt-ers
all slze3 for men and
glimpse of the grand
await you.
98 7th St. .
233 Pa. Ave, S.E.
Let the' gQCd hews
Be Spread!
This is a "bargain offering" such as this city
has never before seen. We have but one ob
ject to "strip this store" of every bit of mer
clfauijise in it that we may put in an entirely
new stock You cannot afford to miss these
3oc. Jap. drapery, !2 l-2c
which C. & L. sold at 26c
ard. Will
go at 12 lrc.
50c moire bilk, 19c, yd.
Beaut if ul Brocaded Moire
Silks, cream and light blue
onl) , which C. & L. fold for
GOc, to go at 10c yd.
7oc taffetas. 49c.
New Slvles in Dark Taf
feta Silks, black grounds,
with colored stripes and
f IgureK, which C. ft I sold
for 75c yard, will go at
49c yard.
39c India silks, 25c vd.
22-Inch India Silks, black
nnd all plain colon, which
C. A L. sold for 39c yard,
will to at 25c yard.
50c India silk?. 35c vd.
32 inch India Silks, all
plain colors, which C. ft
I., sold for COc, will go at
35c yard.
20c. table oilcloth 12 l-2c
We ha ve several pieces of
best table oil cloth. As
long as it lasts the price
will be 12 l-2o instead of
20c. Not near enough
for ever j body who will
want 11.
About Our
Coats and Capes
This Is an absolutely new storkot coats and capes. It Is a well
known fact that r.-irhart & Leldyelosed out their coat department
fcomc time ago. We shall make this the leading coat houw? of this city,
oral we have having opportunltiesthelikcnf which no other ho lse can
claim- We t-ball let yoa Judgu us by tbe following, which are but a
few of the bargains we offer
$5 coats, $3.90.
Misses Blae k. Blue, and
Garnet Kcrs-cy Cloth Coats,
braid trimmed. Were 55
To go at $2.90.
$I2.0 coats. $3-50.
Fine Novell v Cloth Reef
er Coats, halt satin lined,
two large buttons. "Co
lumbus" latiel, mandolin
Heeves. ripple back. Were
S12.50. Togo at 53.00.
$16 coats, $11.
FineAll AMrakhanCloth
Reefer Coat, ripple bak.
"Columbus" lapel, all
satir. lireil, two large
bullous. Were 516. To go
at ?11.
ML Goldenberg,
928 Seventh St, Formerly
Carhart & Leidy's.
.L.S livery Kvoniu;
Tho New Comedy,
The Great and Ouly
In her
Inimitable Dance-
otNew York.
and Wed. and Sat Slats.
Next Week Itoyt's
"A Black Sheep."
.Anaccrecatfonof superior talent, lacludinc
Bonnie Thornton, America's Mascot; anil Jaa. I
OPENING exhibition or fancy dances
and drill by tlie pupils or Miss CORA
ARMOltl". FRIDAY, OCTOUEll 18. 1893.
Gran'l entree at 8 p.m. General ia mine
at 10:30 p. m
Tickets, 50 c.
At E. F. Droop & Sons' ilruir store 9th and
K streets northwest, ami at tlie hall, and of
the pupils. ocll5t-c
Norfolk and Washing
ton Steamboat Co.
Erory day In the year for Fortress Moa
roe. Norfolk, rortsmuuthand all points
South and Southwest by tbe powerful
new iron pala'-o steamora Newport
Nows,- -hortolk" and "Washington,"
le&Tlng dally on the following achodula
Lt Wasb'ton 7:00 pmXv.rortamo'h0.50 pra
X.vJk.lox'tl'i7-.'0 pm il.v.Norfolk . 6:10 pm
At Ft.Monr'o6:aO am .Lv.i-t.Monroe 7:20 nra
Ar.Korfolk .. 7:80 nm Uk.r.Alex'dria 6.00 am
4r.Portam'h 8 Of nmlAr Wosh'ctona-30 am
POSITION and tlie rcsorta nt Fortress)
Monroe, Virginia Ueaili and Florida will
find this a very attractive mute, an it
breaks the monotony ot nn all-rail ride.
Tickets on sale at 513, C19, 1421
Pennsylvania avenue. B. & O. ticket
office, corner Fifteenth street and New
York avenue, nnd on board steamers,
where time-table, map, etc , can also
be bad.
THONE 750.
Of Enameled
Steel Ware
Continues To
512 9th St. & W-
See Cissy Wink!
$1 dress goods, 59c vd.
42-inch Bilk and Wool
Novelty Goods. Prettylit
tie figures here and there,
and" delightful styles and
colorings, which C. & L.
sold for $1 yard, will go
at CSc yard.
39e suitings. 23c vanl.
Handsome All-wool Suit
ings, lioucle and two-tone
effects, which C. A L-Eoid
for 30c yard will go at
$1 crenons, 48c vd.
Mack. All-wool Crepons.
which C. & L- Fold for $1
a yd., will go at -18c yd.
45c mohairs, 29c vil-
Furured Sicilian Mohair.
which C. & L. sold for 450
yd., anil the like of which
you cannot buy elsewhere
cannot iuy ei
ior less man inae
wui go at 20c yd.
87jc henriettas, 49c vd.
4Gineh Silk finish Hen
riettas, which C. ft L. sokt
for 87 l-2c. a yard, will
go at 49c.
$1.25 silk vehets. 69c vd
We shall offer all of
C.ft L-'s$l nnd$1.25Silk
Velvets at 69c. a yard.
$1 corsets, 62jc vd.
We offer to-day Thomp
son's Glove fitting Corseix.
which C. A L. sold Tor $1
pair, at 62 l-2c. pair, all
$8 capes, $4.75-
Short Plush Capes, alt
satin lined, full sxreen.
Were 58. To go at $4.75.
$15 capes, $8.50.
Short PIUFh Canes, linml.
soraely braided and bead
ed, wool Thibet beaded
collar, all satin lined,
fiillsweep. Were Slo.Now
$20 capes, 12.50.
Fine Electric Seal
Capes, 30 in. long, full
hvve-ep. deep skunk collar
ana sicunK edging down
front, handsome Fatin lin-
"& -S"crc ?-- To E" al
One Week, beginning Jlondsj-, Oct It
Matloscs Tues.Thcri, and Sat
In ber Gorgeous Prodnctlon.
The Captain's Male
Two Car Loads of Scenery.
Strong Company.
Elesrant Specialties.
Delightful Music
General Admission, first floor, 25c
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
RICE'S "1492."
And all the Old Favorites.
Next Week The 20th Century Clrl.
Wed. and Sat. Mat. .3 and 50c.
'A Vigorous
and Intcrestlnc
Kentucky Life.
Introducing-the Ordinal Pickaninny Band.
Engagement Extraordinary!
One Week. Coraraenclnjr Monday, Oct 3L
Hate Salary's Majestic ProdncliOD, '
Black America.
Direct from Madison Square Garden. New
York City.
Iteserted Seats, 50,73. and Si 00.
General Admission. 3 rents.
Sale opens 1UUHSDAY, October IT, at
Droop fc Sons', Pa. Are.
Lafayette Square Opera House.
Positively for Six Nights and One Matlaeo only,
Under tbe Manaeemcnt of AUGUSTIN DALY,
and assisted by the members of
Mr. Daly's Company.
E5ELDAT School for Scandal.
Wednesday, "Twelfth NIcht" Thursday, "As
? U8 1'" Friday and Saturday Matinee.
"Midsummer Night's Dream" Saturday Might.
"Taming ot the threw."
Fellows' Hall 7th
Markos! Markos!
Marreloua Hypnotism. Cabinet Histories
Uahatmas' Uarrels, HiriJ, bow(tch)nf , reload.
Good Reserved Seat, 20 Cent.
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