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" 'ST "i3S-r42 9&sSi-''-rj,w?y '" '"S. "" a !' THE-MORNDTGr TIMES,- TgBSDAYy 'NOVEMBER 24, 1890. You'll have something: to be thankful for if ybu bityyour Winter , Clothes HERE thankful for gcttirfg-" the best qualities and newest-styles obtainable and for saving ONE-THIRD of the usual cost of the g-arments, as this DISSOLUTION SALE means just that a saving of ONE-THIRD from regular prices and ACTUAL VALUES and it applies to Everything in the store all Suits all Overcoats all Hats all Shoes all Underwear and other Furnishings for Men and Boys and Sweaters for Ladies. We have a SPECIAL OVERCOAT for BICYCLISTS, made from navy blue chinchilla cut the proper length to ride in made with deep sailor collar and wool lining. See them and. you'll want one. Robinson, Chery & Co., Twelfth and F Sts. N. W. Come With a Dollar! 8 We'll Give You g H TWO HOI I APS IN VAI ITR M From the Grandest this side of New York ! ! ! men's Splendid Stylish Suits . . . $3.90 Men's Heavy Kersey Overcoats, $4.40 Cannot be Approached the World Over. H H H. FRIEBIANDER & BRO., B H Cor. Ninth and E Streets. H Tlio man ner in winch ic launder .Shirts and Collars Elves pleas ure to the cutlro fami ly. A pure white M'iri rout, with collars that latch ex actly arc what wo give j on. Ourwason calls rcgn larlj ile'lvers promptly. Dropusapost.il. TOLMHlilRT. Co?. 6lli anil C Sts. ?0(9GXSS)GX3eG!G6XZXiX3CG33333G0 Don't throw away b your money s hum th most economical j a fncl Coke. The many advantages 5 of CoUc over other fuels has made a & it i cry popular with housekeepers. $ These prices should appeal to you: 2 Coke. uncrusheMO Bu. for $2.90 fi Coke, crushed, 40 Bu. for$3."0 Washington Gaslight Co., 8 -H3 TENTH STItEET '. W. g Or Wiiui Zeh,9:02SthSt. (Phone 470.) e33SO3S O333S0S3333GX33Gee Best Lares Gnat Drops Candy.... 5c Artrackle's Packaee Coffee 17'c Best Granulated Sugar Hc lOHNSTflNS, ra rn St. Cerc-sr l'lonr makes more Bread, mnltf'N liitcr llreail, iiml.es better Dread, than any other flour manu factured. Ilevrnre of imltutlonsj ot the Hrnud "Ceres." roil S.VI.K 11V ALT. GROCWtS. f A Snap for f Piano Buyers. ) If you have any notion of buy- inc; a piano here's a splendid Q opportunity to make the pur $ v cuase at a saving, ivo n sen $ youabraud new upright Klin ball piano, perfect in c cry re- 0 epect, with a beautiful, mc- 0 lodious tone, free from harsh. & 3 ness. light rcsponsho touch, Y handsomely finished, listed at & ? JJ50 for tSX. face us about ir. g Metzerott Music Co., I 2! Steamship tickets via all linos toall X parts of the world. Passenger 2J agents C. A O.K. U. X 2J Kiev en-Ten F Street. "Afterdark" advertising is best done by "electric light signs' and devices. They arc bound to lc seen and read. Advertise our name or some particular brand of Roods. Sec us about furnishing the current. U. S. Electric Lighting Go., a; llth st. X. W. 'Phono 77. B DAY loMAUGGUAF K W for cleaning and preing L l g joursultinnrst-crasistjle. tJ-JL If 631 D Street H. W. ' g fiSSQSSSSQSSSDSSSSSSSSSSSSSS NOTHING LIKE 'EM -in this or any other town. S3 .98 JtCN'S SI IPS llrown and Grey Tweed. bTRICTLY ALL WOOL A n PIJIO Seventh Street anil MJlmCTV Oj MM!. Avcuuo X.1T. EX-X3GXDGXDGXDe3CiX?X9GX'X3rararaf jgj Skattpe;Slioeii made to your order, w g Including attschlni; skates to fiC g shoes If desired, l'rlca.. 99 S S N. Hess' Sons. uaiPa.Ave. vPM PJRBSjSP ',"ft Stock of Clothing 2 BY GARBAGE SCOW FLEET District Refuse Sent Down the River and Crematory Is Idle. Citizens I'reimrlnjr to Get Out an Injunction Ai;uln-.t tliel'roiiosed Furnace In Square 03. The District carnage Is still K-inK dl--tributcd y the use of scows to down-tlie-nver scttions and the kc-al situation, af fectlns the relations of Collector IVarfidd, the contractor and the owner or the South Wasliinctnn plant, remains the vamc. Mr. 11. s. lirown, who represents the ownership of ttic plant, reiterates the state ment that he would take out liitplaul lieforu lie would accept, the terms orrereil liy Jlr Warlield, hut lie intimated that he was not at all arraid of the threatened suit of eject ment. .N'otwltlistandinj; hisccnfldence.itis tald that the contractor will proceed to test the iSMie.and early developments areantki patcd. A report was In circulation yesterda vaft ernoon that the citizens who are opposed to the construction of the SmitliTiiriiaccln snnare (1:1 will nnlr with!., r.,.,. .,... , -..- i-i'. .mi , jvn u,i "i lor an injunclion.lo stay proceedings un- ui ii i-jii iic xuoivn wnctneror not under an old statute j,till in force a permanent injuiiaioii will lleavainst the establishment or such a plant within sixty feet of :i dwelling- It is understood that cotinrl have been retained in the case ,.ind that they are pre iurins the apqrs for iiresentaticn. STRUCKBY A TARDEA. To Iteckle-sh ltlueiH .Serioiihly- In jure MlhN corn WIUiuuis. A serious bicycle collision occurred last cveuine; about G o'clock at the corner of Fourteenth street and Rhode Island ave nue, in which His, Cora Williams was knocked from her wheel and rendered un conscious for over two hours. The direct cause of the accident was the reckless riding of two men on a tandem. When they kv that Sliss Williams was injured one o f them jumped Into the wagon of a passing acquaintance, while the other trundled the demoralized tandem down Rhode Island avenue. Hiss Williams was taken to llaffel finger'.s drug store and l)r Little, who was .summoned, found that she had sustained a fearful bruise on the left side of the face. Tiiis, !,!, 10 effects of tl.e nervous shock, caused her to he in an unconscious condition for nearly three hours, and it was with difficulty that she was finally restored to consciousness She was re moved to her home, No 1015 Fourth street northwest. All efforts to learn the names- ot the two reckless riders proved unsuccessful. BEATEN BY THUGS. Young Clurenee Burger Ueld Uii and IJadlj- Injured. Three unknown white men attempted to hold up Clarence Bjrger.of No. DOS Seventh street northeast, late Saturday night, as the young man was returning from work. Burger, who is an employe at McLoyd's on G street northwest, is but seventeen icars old. About 11 o'clock he was passing on P street, between Sixth and Seventh streets northwest, when he was suddenly at tacked by three men. They knocked orf his hat, grabbed his lunch box, and at tempted to go through ins pockets, lie resisted and managed to escape, but during the struggle his clothing was torn, i.is head cut and one of the thugs sunk his treth in young Burger's right arm. The rurfians departed empty-handed, and the anair was Immediately reported at the Ninth precinct station. No arrcsth have jet been made, but the officers of the Ninth cipect from clews they have to gather in the would-be highwaymen. Zelgler Cnso Ended. Sylvanla, Ga., Nov. 23. The Jury in the case ot Corric Zeigler, atter Iwing out one hour and forty minutes, returned a verdict of not guilty. The verdict was not a surprise after Sol Zeigler was so prompUy acquitted. This ends th u celebrated Zeigler case. ARMX ORDKHS. Second Lieut. Orcn B. Meyer, Second Cavalry, Is detailed as professor of mili tary science and tactics at Austin College, Sherman, Tex., and will report for duty accordingly. First Lieut. George O. Squicr, Third Artdlery, will proceed rrom Fort Monroe, Va., to New l'ork city, via the works ot F.lmer G. 'Willyouiig & Co., Philadelphia, and the Western Llcctric.il Instrument Company, Newark, N. J., on business per taining to. the electrical department ot the United States Artillery School. Capt. It. Birnie, Ordnance Department, has been ordered to the works of the Bethlehem Iron Company on business per taining to the manufacture of the five-Inch rifles. Major James TV. Ueilly, Ordnance De partment, lias been ordered to the Sandy Book proving ground on business pertain ing to the test of the ten-inch disappearing gun carriage. IN 16TH ANNUAL SESSION District b'unday School Union Begins Its Convention. HEARD REPORTS AND TALKS First Congrcgntlnunl Church Was Crowded hy Those IntercKted In the Work Report of the Field, 'Worker Submitted SckmIoiih Will Ijist Three DayH. The Sunday-school Union of the District nt Columbia began its sixteenth iUinuaU convention at 7:30 last evening at the FlrU Congiegational Church, Tenth and H streets northwest. The union isa power In the Sunday-school work of the District, though net claiming any authority or exercising any sort of suiicrvisinii over the schools, nor, indeed, taking the initiative in the organization of any mission schools, reeling Its field to be more particularly tlicrlcvatlou nf the stand ard of teaching. To that end it has held conventions and normal institutes, and In many ways haw labored ,to keen the work of the District (chools abreast of the Sunday-schools of the whole woild. In this work it stands as the agent or representative of the International Sunday school Association, which derives Its pow ers from the body known as the Triennial Convention. This liody, which held its eighth meeting in June in Boston, controls, through Its two great committee!, the ex ecutive and ll.elefsoii. the organized Su,n-day-ichool work ot the United States and Canada. The lesson committee, composed of repre sentatives of fifteen evnngellc.il denomi nations, selects the lessons of all the schools and has the work outlined two years In advance. The expenses of the International association aie borne by the State and Ter torial unions, among whom It is apportioned nt the triennial convention The District anion is assessed $300 at present. TOLJST TllItEE DAYS. A program for this District comeiitloti, which will extend over three d.ijs, bus been arranged The exercises of last night were lo some extent introductory- to the work of the convention, Mr. IMcrson II. Urlstow, who Is the president of the load union, presided our the meeting, and Mr Percy S. Foster directed the musical program. The church was crowded with the dele gates and interested visitors, cv ry avail able Inch of space being occupied. Tin exercises opened with the singing or "Coronation" by the entire audience, and other Inspiring hymns selected from I lie program of the International Christian Kndeavor Convention, held In this city last" July, constituted the "praise scrice of the evening." An interpolation into the program ns arranged was suggested by Mr Percy S. roster. In the quotation of passages from the scripture by persons In the audience of a ih.iraiter espidally appropriate to the occasion. After prayer by the Rev. Dr. 8 II. Greene, tin: presldiut's address was read by that officer. It was a short, stie clntt review of the ) ear's work of the union, in which attention was called to the responsibility resting on the Wash ington Sunday-schools in ttirtt the shifting character of the population here gies a wider meaning and Influence to work dope here than in any other community. ie presiuent rererreil lo the excellent results thut had followed the employment of Mr. Jerome r. Johnson as "field work er in the District-," and mentioned among other events of the coming jear In whicn this union was Interested, the Christian convention lo be held hi the City of Mexico this winter, and the great inter national Congress of Religions In London next .summer. lie asked for the continu ation or the field worker," and suggested thut.i lioue-to-hoii3e limitation be made by a committee to be appointed by this convention, for the purpose or extend ing Hie scope or the Sunday schools of the District Union. FIELD WORKER'S REPORT. Mr. Jerome F. Johnson, the field work er or the organization, n-atl his report which was an exhaustive resume of the union's' work in the past and a forecast of its use fulness In the future. It was replete with Interesting statistical information as. to the condition of the union After Mr Johnson's reimrt was submit ted, Mr. William Redln Woodard addressed the audience In In-half of the executive committee and asked for contributions to bear fonie part of the expense of the convention A collection was taken and the audiei.ee responded generously to Mr. Woodard's appeal. Rev. Dr. J. 1). Ilurrell of the Marble Col legiate Church of New l'ork city was then introduced and made the principal address or the evening Dr. Burrell's n;ide reputa tion as a speaker of the greatest elo quence and power was sustained bv his ad drev, (,r last night. Uontlic subject, "The worker and his wage,"hes.okc rornearly nn hour and held the rapt attention of his audience in every moment Rev. Dr. A. 1" Schnurner followed Dr. Ilurrell in a very short but happy address, which he prefaced with an amusing per sonal anecdote suggested by Ids introduc tion. He was eminently practical in his suggestions to the delegates and tcacheis present as to the best mctliu'i. of milling the ideas evolved during the convention. He asked all present to make notes of re marks of all'speakers so as to compare results' and systematize the work. The s'nging of selections or Sunday school music and the benediction by Rev. Dr. l'itzer I losed the ceulng's exercises. The convention will meet nt 0:30 this morning to continue its program. Arrival ot Mat-hlclieud. The cruiser Marblchcad reached New York yestcrdaj, having left Bermuda the 19lli. Shclcrt Smyrna for home on October Hi. The gunboat Machlas has arrived at Ningpo. HABITS. Some Ilave Them anil Others Are :Not Without. A man likes some hotdrink for breakfast, and coffee suits his taste about as well as anything. lteemh.irdtlintsomanyshould bo denied coffee because it upsets their liver and disagrees with them in one way and another, still this condition does exist, and when a man finds it hurts him. he Is generally sensible enough to" leave It out ot bis bill of fare, for it Is quite a bit plcasanter to feel well all day than to en Joy a drug two or three minutes and pay for it In aches and ails or sickness. A new breakfast drink has come into use, dlfflcultto tell from coffee, but niadeentire ly of grains aud which never produces any disagreeable results. It has the clean, pungent flavor so much enjoyed In coffee, hut while coffee hurts the svstem T'neMin, Cereal goes to work in downright good earnest to "make red htoori Itis composed only ot the grains intended by nature for man's subsistence. These are skillfully blended and prepared in such a way as to produce a hot drink the fac simile of rich Mocha or Java corfee, but fattening and heallhrul. Stomach, liver and bowel troubles disappear when cot tee and tea are left off and the food drink, Postum, taken in their place. This toothsome drink goes about three times as far as coffee, and produces health and comtort where trouble formerly existed Itis made by the Postum Cereal Co Lira, ot Battle Creek, Mich. "When a manotW man "feels mean" day after day or every few days, it can quite safely be charged to Incorrect habits, and coffee and tea drinking aro the real cause ot more bodily dlsorder than any one knows. A habit is hard to get over, but when a delicious tasting article is offered which produces health Instead of tearing It down, the change is easy to make. Prominent grocers say it exactly meets a want, and persons who have been kept from coffee on account ot their health are now having all the en joyment ot coffee drinking and getting fat over It. i'Jasti as good" as Postum Cereal aro words used to defraud the public Sold by W. H. Zeh, II. P. Beattie and Hoy & Craig. J ;iiMiiiMiiHitfiiitMiiitMiiTtM?finHifnnfirrnnwwnniiiitiiiMiinHiiiiiiHniiiMttMtiinHiMi.7!nmTTnfftitwniiiiiiHtinnn Our Forced Litigation Sale ! I The Kt f clay suit we're selling Just now tor t-iW Is one ot tho best evidences cf our sincerity lu,puuing prices where, .they will clear our big litigation stock fjuicklj tho siock which juustho sold At once by order of the court to mako cash settle ment with heirs, for whom Mr. H, Fricdlandcr was appointed trustee, the suit is mailo or genuino German Clay, hoavy weight, with douulo- weight Italian lining and with satin corded scams, Wc used to sell vthis style and quality for tlO.Ott. Now $5.00 i NEW YORK CLOTHING HOUSE,IJSIMI I aaiiiiiiiii)iifiiiilimiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim.iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiniiiiii iimiuiHiiUiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiilllii(Hi)g,f ALLLENTAHANDTOLABOR Workingmen's Library Gives First Entertainment. Its Excellent Profrrum of MiimIc uml Iteeltiitlons Followed by u Hop. Tl.e first annual entertainment and hop In aid or the W'orkingmeii's Library Asso ciation and Labor Bureau was given last evening at Typographical Temple nnd wns In every way a pronounced success. The hall was ciowded to standing room, -o from a finun'lal standpoint Its success wan very gratifying ,toi all interested in the welfare ot the Library Association. Kor still nnotliertredson, however, the generous patronagcireceived wns gratify ing and encouraging to thovJ who hnve the best Interests of the organization at heart. It was Hieisecond entertainment of the kind given in aid of the library, and the very large attendance was .-T double assurance? or the Increased public interest in the association. Eerv Inlior organization in the city, but more especially tl-ose affiliated with the association, contributed its. foil quota lo the success of-the entertainment. In this connection. hmeer.the members of Musical Assembly, K. of L., who con tributed so largely to the, enjoyment of the eeuing are worthy of special mention. When the slibjcctiof furnishing music for the entertainment was submitted to that assembly tho services ot the whole body was offered by a .rising vi4e. This was luorethan enough, so an orchestra or n flee n pieces was selected to represent the as sembly last ciening. The entertainment, which was In two parts, was oeiied with a brier addres by the Kev. Dr. Alexander Kent, who -sixike or the great benefit' to be derived from the library and also made an earnest appe.d for its support by tliot'e most directly In terested. The other numbers were n recitation by Miss Uo-e C. Palmer; whistling by Miss C. M lIurwortli.song,"Love'.stioliIcn Dream," Miss Hattie Woodward; song, "Good-ISy," Miss Llllle Brandon Munroe; selection, by Misses Bessie Beld. Naomi Bogan, Messrs. William K. Hill and A. J. Iiurdlne, nnd an Interesting exhibition of mind reading by Mr. E. It. Magle and his eight- ear-old daughter Hazel. Theateotnp-iiiisls were Mrs. Tom Owens and Miss Daisy KnUerby. After I he literary and musical part tf the program wasconcluded the hall waclcarcd of the chairs and the remainder ot the evening devoted to dancing. Between the regular numbers of the pro gram there was fancy dancing. Those who Contributed to this feature of the enter tainment were the pupils of Miss Edith Luckett, Master Ralph Luckett, Nellie Le celn, and Mis Edna Harris. The i ntertalmnent was In charge of the following committees: General manage ment, Mrs Jennie L Munrcc, Charles Mc Iver, C. A. Maidens, Mrs. Joseph K. Potter, Mrs. W. II. ti. Simmons floor committee, Messrs. Joseph K Bolter, W. II. (1. Sim mons, E. Elliott nnd Will'am A. IJakin. SPAIN DOESN'T MIND. That Delaware Fine Incident "Will Pons Unnoticed. Tho Spanish Legation is not likely to make any complaint to this government Willi reference to the action of the studcnt-i at New Castle, Del., a few days ago, who destroyed a Spanish flag. There is no Spanish counsul at New Castle and the In cident, to that extent, was robbed of any official character. Moreover, both the Spanish and Ameri can Governments have readied so perfect an understanding witli reference to cir cumstances of this character that lltt1-. ir any Importance is attached to them. It was said at the State Department yester day that ir a Spanish flag displayed from a Spanish consulate or warship had been offered an Indignity ttie attention of the Slate Department would be at once di rected to the matter and a suitable apology demanded. It is regarded as not unlikely that the "Jingo" press of Spain may attempt to magnify the Incident but there is excellent authority for the statement that it will receive no orflcial attention either at the hands of the American or Spanish author ities. FORCE SCHOOL REOPENS. It Bus Been 'uniiinted nnd Pro nounced Sanitary. There were five new cases of diphtheria reported tothe health office yesterday as occurring since Saturday, and also three cabes ot scarlet ferer. Three recoveries from diphtheria and.onc from scarlet fever were noted. It was announced from the health of fice that the Force Sclicol would reopen this morning, the priccss of disinfection having been completed. ACCUSED OF -WHK15L THEFT. Sammy Keys Says the -Loser's Son Helped Illm Do It. Samuel Keys, Jr., seventeen years old, was arrested by Detectives Carter nnd Gallagher last night, charged with the larceny of a bicycle. It Is claimed that the boy stole a wheel from Mr. James O'Brien, No. 1024 North Capitol street, last September. Young Keys told the officers last night that O'Brien's son had stolen the wheel, and that he had assisted In disposing of it. Solitary Confinement for a Doctor. Philadelphia, Nor. 23. Dr. T. Ogden "Weather! y, who was convicted on Monday last ot having caused the death of Mary A. WInward, aged eighteen yearR, by mal practice, waB today sentenced by Judge Beltlcr in the court of oyer and terminer to five years' Imprisonment at "separate and solitary confinement" In the Eastern penitentiary, lie was also tlntd ?CC0. Now for a cheap overcoat, one that's cheap a price, bat has all the warmth you need oao that's mado In stylo with out the stylish price one that's undo to wear well and to fit perfectly. Mado ot Kersey or Melton In hluu or black good ICcrsey and Melton, too, that ttl.l wear and look well while jou'ro wearing It. This is" the coat we used to think was very cool value at SI3.00 most mer chants have to get that for it now. Ourprlco $6.50 variety of other suits mado of Flaid, Cheviot and Vicuna goods which wear til! you're tired of them if the) 're mado up right. Ihc Buffalo manufacturer knaw how to mako Iheso suits up right knew how to put tho style, tho iltand tho wear into them but ho bad to mako them to sell at tlr.OO. Wo hate cut the price right In naif. V-'o liaro in Mock these !13.0v suits now just when yon need a litt'o warmth and want little style, and vie sell them for $7.50 NEWS FROM ALEXANDRIA Colored Lad Dying From Eating a Poisoned Meal. It Is Hellevrd to Hare Been Pre pared liy II 1 SlHter for II er Lover. Benjamin Quill, colored, tlie sixteen-year-old sou or Kebccia Quill, has been in agony ror the p.est twelve hours, rrom the erreUs, It Is btlicved, or a dose e-f pclsoti, aud Lottie QuIU, his sistrr, is locked up at K)llee headquarters iharged with be ing resousilile ror the conitfliou of her brother. The Quills live In a twe-story shanty In theeourt bounded by Henry, Fayette.Quteii and l'rli'ees streets. They occupy the lower rioor, and Lottie Camr and Mary IUch Ihe on the second floor. Willis Alsup has been a frequent Msitor to the house and. It Is stated, has dUIded his attentions between Lottio Cnrti r aud Lot tie Quill. Yesterday morning Lottie became angry aud deilareil Uiat she would no longer submit to a dhlsiiin uf the arreetions or Willis, and that she would "lit" lilm so that he would not care lo see anortier woman. Wlllta had I ten accustomed to eating at the Quill hnuie, and the meal was pre pared as usual yesterday meriting by the Quill woman, arter which she left the house. Willis lecami' suspicious after hearing the remarks cf the woman and did not partake of the meal, which, however, was later eaten by the woman's brother. The hoy shortly afterward left his home, but had not proceeded far when he ftll unconscious on the street. He was picked up and taken to his home and an autido:e administered. The police were not ad vised of the occurrence until late yesterda evening, when Otricer Beach made the dis covery auilthe matter waslnvestlgated by him and Officer Sherwood. Quill was still unconscious at a late hour last night. Harry Candler, who was released Irom the county Jail last week by Sheriff Pal mer, returned to that institution jesterday. The sheriff was Indignant at the facts, as published In The Times, and remarked that he knew his duty. Samuel Lowry, white, and Eliza Jack son, colored, were fined $5 each, by the major yesterday, ror Indecent conduct. Engineer Henderson and Motorman Hall, of the electric railway, who were seriously injured, are recovering. The four-masted schooner John S. Ames has arrived here from Kennebec Hirer with 1,400 tons of ice. The price or bread has been advanced in this citj from 4 cents to 5 cents a pound. Capt. Samuel B. DaMs will address the Sons of Confederate Veterans tonight. Mrs. Margaret D wycr, wife or Mr. Patrick Dwyer, died at her home on South Wash ington street, Sunday night. Mr. Airred C. Murtaugh was badly hurt yesterday while Jumping rrom an electric train at the corner of King and l'atrick streets. Harry McDeUlt, who escaped from the IKsHce station on Sunday, was recaptured in Alexandria county by Policeman Atkin son yesterday. Kcv. T. U. Kice and his sister will leave this morning for Atlanta. The regular meeting ot the city council will be held tonight. ARMY DISCIPLINE GOOD. Inspector General's Keport Speaks "Well of the Service. The report of Gen. J. C. Breckinridge, Inspector General of the Army of the United states, made public yesterday, speaks highly of the Army as being in as gcod condition in respect to instruction, dis cipline, equipment and supplies, as ever before In Its history- Considerable attention, heays, haB ceen given to minor tactics and training In the field, which under the present shcrt service term have become more pressing. Ho states his opinion that the gi owing improvement in the quality of Ihe joung men entering the Army has not abated in the least. Much ot the rest of the report consists of Jetails not generally interesting, but he especially iiotkes the advances made In cavalry drill. Tho number or enlisted men who de serted during the year was 1,070, an aver age of 14,b per post. The 1'aUric dis trict has tho least general average, 3.-1 per cent, and the North Atlantio the great est, 6.1 per cent. Of the three military posts tuning the largest number of de sertions during the year, viz. Fort Warren, Mass., Fort Itlley, Kaus., and Fort Mason, Cat., it will be noted that the location of two of them Is adjacent to large cities and theother one is In a thickly populated coun try. The scope of both the theoretical and practical military instruction appears to have been more comprehensive than in any preceding year, and with promising efforts toward further Improvement. In the cav alry instruction in Individual horsemanship has received general attention. Thecourse ot equitation as picscribed In tho cavalry drill regulations Is being more thoroughly and more extensively applied than ever bcrorc. Wherever proper facilities exist this instruction has progressed systemati cally, witu reasonable success. The good results are evidenced In the better horse manship or the individual soldier, and im provement In the training ot the cavalry horse. The lyceums and non-commissioned offi cers' schools have been carried on in ac cordance with iho regulations and orders. The orders of department commanders have been noticeably full, exacting, and detailed, and their personal interest and attention have greatly developed, systematized, and perfected both drill and practice, such as rcconnolssancc. Street Department TranHfcra.- The Commissioners yesterday approved the recommendation ,of Supt. A. G. Mc Kcnsle of the street! and alley cleaning department for the transfer to" his office And still better ones, too, - - mado of very finest AK-wocl Kersey or Melton the best quality money can buy mado la just" tho right style -.the right length the right -hang.' Juftllkca tailor-made coat in fact except in price lined to the wain with satin below tlio waist with all-wool clay flnely finished in all of the so-called 'ilttlo things" " e.. button holes, pockets aud seams. Others' price S23.0O. Our prlco $10.00 grrTsrsffli&saaisaas; MAYER &. PETTIT, B House-furnishers and Clothiers iflany i Hold . r.i - 1 Back From buying Furniture or Cloth ing: because they have not the ready money. Let us Impress upon you a wholesome fact. That Is, you.can.come 10 us and be cheerfully extended ihe cour tesies or accommoJatlon on smal 1 or large .amounts. Also let ns say that we guarantee we can, and shall, sell to you better goods of all kinds at lower prices than most of those who ask SPOT CASH. Come in at once. Let us talk it over a little. Our terms are the easiest of the easy, and at your option CASH or CREDIT. , .sTl -OT.r "C .';'9r V" A Handsome Oak Side board, large, well made, good finish, forT.c.,.c.i.!,.,..e...,:.1.! $12.50 Large Solid Oak Ladies' Iff rn Desk, only J4.0U A beautiful upholstered seat Hooker, roahoganj-3n- (n rn ished frame, only J)u.0U A silk dairask covered mahogany-finish frame Cor- ffO O ner Chair st),45 Heavy Oak Extension Ta- tff) no blc, five loss six-foot 4tvlO In Bcdroo-n Furnituro wo aro showing everything ia Oak. Pircli, and Mahogany, from the cheap tu the veryflnest made. Laric Oak Bedroom Suite P r rn beveled plate glass V OiUll Very Massive Oak Bed room Suite, handsomely cnrcd and flnl-hed, large (TOP rn glass, a bargain sPZD.UU IC-pIeco Decorated Toilet CO Q Ladles' Stylish Kersey r Cfl Jacket, only J4.0U 10"-?iece Dinner Set, hand- CO ir soinely decorated 40. D . A veryprettyall-ttool tai or-aiado suit, anv shade.... : $6.50 Carpet and Upaolstery Depts. Good quality Tapestry Brussels Carpet C3c Heavy Ingrain Carpet 30c Very heavy Velvet Carpet 00c Heavy Chcnillo Portieres, per pair ...-. 83.98 Good double Blankets, per pair. 85c Heavy Bed Comforts 70c All Carpets made, laid and lined FREE. H For large selection, lowest 3 prices and easiest terms, see K us before buying. j We have saved money for hundreds and can save it for H yu' Mayer & Pettit j Reliable Outfitters, 1 415-417 7th St. N. W. of George W. Mercer, as clerk, vice Giorge Melllns, Jr., deceased. Air. Mercer was formerly employed under Supt. Stoutcnuurg at the "Washington Asjlum. IT WAS M1CUAKL STAIXL. Body of the Rail road Victim Has Ilcen Identified. The hody of tho man tvho was killed at Tacoma Tark by a train on Sjturday was Identified at the morgue last night. Ho was Michael Stntil, seventy years old, and lived with his grandchildren at No. 309 Eighth street northeast. Last night Mrs. William "Wassun, Ihe dead man's granddaughter, called at the morgue and Identified the body. She said he had been away from home since Friday last nc had been in the habit of wander ing away, and until yesterday they gave his disappearance no thought. "When ho did not return, however, they started an investigation, mid finally learned of the unknown body at the morgue. Mr. Stnhl had lived in Washington fifty years, The Busy Corner. 8th and Market Space. S. 1 1 ? - UpholsteryValues Lace Curtains. niifli.i,-.'' ." " ' vv mm v.. uicues. MUenh,, .S";' '" - lowest pos- 98c. Cim-rrTl'P'-VOTT'NGHAMLACB various wi.i.k. f- ya'd" long, and Toint i,H?;ve.rj'Jh''lnl',,rn" Patterns In IrW SlE,r'V?.mi,.?,s.h:Xert--C"ters, with. extra fin. J3.CU ennuir!!"'" tMnlcn- $ 1 .4-Q. CUUTAIVs?5! NOTTINGHAM LACE wV,i.. 2:. 4 .? a.rus 1'R and J.U inches Tamho i r ami 7.S!,ra!' Patterns in flno J3.C0 Ccnrfnw, J' s-frecu-cxtra fine $ 1 .98 ALL LACE COiglgginso TREE Off Portieres. ;meieep"SI,Lr-0RTIEKES'hand-frlngW top ai'ef Utt. m ?',1',4' heavily jo no ' delpVunSXr v&TKY 'RTIERES.wlth aSd" deSfinct ffi& 'Lf.Vings IRA 1 .. of the finest ?5..-,0 PViTeVes made " $3.98. Blanket Special. iar selling price everywhere, ?5 00 $3.98. Window Shades. wUh!'T,,0IV9UE TIXDOW" SHADES, with spring rollers -sizes 3i;x72 inches -halm's "Challenge" Cut Price - 25c. 8HE1SP5,SEG0. OVAQVE WIXnOTv inthes M'rlng rollers -sizes 36x72 40c. J???,SO-V.OIA0-UE WINDOW SHADES, witn deep lace dados-jslzes 3a74inchel", 45c. Carpet Rugs. " 3iYG0eViSreErJ, 7& 49c. 200 BRUSSELS KUUS. sizes 30iG0 Inetiep-iti "1.-1.1 und uark colon, regular 98c. 1 00 SMTR.VA KUGS. sizes 30x00 Inches fTr'-'priJe " 50- " M ""-tW "" $1.89. Curtain Poles. 1 ,"Fotf .WOOI CURT-AI-V POLES, witn brass fixture", including pins 19c. 5-F(x BRASS CUKTAI.V POLES, with fixtures Tcomplcte-Kann'-. special Chal lenge" Cut Price thl week, 25c. EXTENSION" BRACKETS. 14 Inches. 18c. s. 1 8th anil Market Space. 23333333333333333333333333 Fl n n fi P - B S Tills FJ n . Consignment r, g Sale of n r. "Winter Snits j And Overcoats B rj Will positively pj Kiul nevt 1 U Saturday nlsht E tai Alltn'nlnnl- Fl n g Until then, JS Suit3 and Overcoats U n aro Si. U n S12 Suits and Overcoats are S7.50. FJ L: 515 buits and Overcoats are 510. E 1. FJ R H n n I M. Dyrenforth & Co., s 621 Pa. Ave. N. W. n Under Metrorolitan Hotel. u t:Gr;E3333333333333333333333 The Sink. V Sew l'ork Ave rJODSft for three days this reduction holds good. An uncommonly well - finished solid oafc Chin"ouicr,finelyro;i3lied, heavy French plite beveled nrrror. solid brass trimming., nvc drawers. CASH OR CREDIT. Lansburgh's Rink, H. Y. Ave, bet. 13th and 14th sts. Dress Suits n fob hike. Garner & Co. Cor 7lh nnd II Ms. N.W. RUSINESS SUITS, ". Splendidly wade and trimmed perfect Ht rnarantccd. Ift To your incasnro 9IU (Norton C. Stout & Co., 1201 F St. KIN SONS&CO KANN SONS & GO '111 ii 1 i' SSS&ff? n price, xcg " days we C:3?SP!i? "Her SB r -c - - .cjr--,, - - ' ?. . -xC --'-. Ss&&vy&Z&&!&?i4 feftOfcgg taprftfe '& UJ. ,. ---J-C SSPfSSSarft &5a- .