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-' -C i. ert iri ! on )!! 1 THE WASHINGTON BEE. t C w. PnMUW everv SVTORDAYat II09 -" - I Nsrthw est. Wash isgton. D. C Kn.reai in- Post Office at WnsningtoD .nd Ufe iixi .intter.t V. CALVIN CHASE, Editor. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. CO One copy per year -- J SLxmouths x ) Three mouths -- Citv subscribers, monthly IS" SPECIAL NOTICE. 2 There ere regular Authorized Col lectors in the employ of THE BEE ' Printing Co., and zehen they call to see delinquent subscribers they are re quested to par them, and not give the excuse that "they zcitlsecfhe Editor." The Editor has no time to see the sub scribers, end it is hoped that his friends and the patrons of THE BEE wiffpey the Collector zrhen he calls. 00L0REDEPUBl20ASn5 MARYLAND. From the Washington Post The Baltimore Herald states an un deniable fact when it asserts that "the summary removal of Dr. G. Wellington Brvant from his position as District Su perintendent of Street Cleaning for ir regularities in his accounts with the citv and for fraudulent practices in his dealings with subordinates, coming so soon after the disclosures as to Wi ring's management of the Lexington Bank finances, is not calculated to ad vance the claims of colored men to in stallation in places of responsibility.' That is an entirely safe proposition. We cannot imagine any colored man of so little intelligence or discretion as to dissent from it. Did anybody ever hear of a white man who pointed to a list of white defaulters and white per petrators of frauds as proof of the special fitness of his race for places of responsibility' We suspect, however; that the Herald means something quite different from what it says. Its real intent, is, no doubt, that Bryant's ir regularities and fraudulent practices, following on the heels of the Waring affair, will be held out as a reason for refusing to appoint colored men to office in Baltimore, and in Maryland generally. SENATOR Our esteemed contemporary takes the right position on the re cent defalcation in the accounts of Dr. Bryant, of Baltimore. Md., only a superintendent or foreman of a gang of men. This position was given in recognition, by the re publicans, of the State for the Tot ing strength of 'he colored repub lican rote in the State. A greater insult could not have been offered a class of citizens and no one but cowards would have tamely sub mitted to it. la the first place Dr. Bryant should not have been appointed to the position over the heads of bona fide citizens of the city and State of Maryland. He has been a float ing politician ever since he left the A.M. E. Church. He is a good speaker.no one will deny and he j could have made himseli a useiul citiaen. The colored republicans of Mary land are not responsible for the ap pointment of Dr. Bryant. Indeed, every politician in the city of Balti more, protested against his ap pointment as a dangerous prece. ont to establish over old and well tried republicans. You may take the history of the colored politicians in the State and vou will not find one who has ever discrace-himself or the office to which he has been appointed. The white republicans of Mary land over ;he protest and considera tion of old and tried colored repub licans appointed Dr. Bryant. Not since the organizstion of the colored republican party of the State can vou ooint to one dis graceful act a bon fide citizen of color has perpetrated. J. War rin was an interloper from Ohio. Brvant was from everywhere until he settled in Baltimore. Md., pre sumably tD represent a so-called civil rights council which only ex isted on paper. If the republican or democratic party continue in thursting non-residents upon the peonle or men whose records will not stand the rays of the calcium light at home, so long will corrupt men be in control of govern ments and offices and the peojh will continue to be disgraced. The Baltimore Herald would have one t believe tha: the iefalcations of I jIy el Messrs. Warring nd Bryant arejofHon. rejections upon the colored race Print r. and menaces the non appointment of colored men to office. By holy St. Paul how many mill ions of white defaulters are now serving terms in the penitentiaries? How manv thousands have com- mitted suicide? If the "Herald's" argument is good the white race would have b.en blotted out of ex istence long ago. The Post" aud the Bee are more charitable than the '"'Herald.' We will notassume that the wrongs of one white man is & blot upon the entire white race. Ever siuce the Republican vic torv in Marvland the white party leaders have been nursing some kind of excuse to side track the colored party workers. The bona fide colored Eepnbh cans of Maryland are honest and upright citizens- Among some of the many who will do honor to any position to which they may be ap pointed are Lawyer Harry C. Gum ming. Capt. I. D. Oliver, Ash B. Hawkins, M. Gibson, Geo M. Mat thews, J. W. Adams, Hiram Wad dy, Rev. W. M. Alexander, I. J. jJnrphv, Editor of the Afro-xYmeri-can. a high-toned and educated gen tleman, and many hundreds of oth er men in the state who can nil any position to which they may be ap pointed. The action of Dr. Bryant is an argument against the appointment of non-residents to positions. Men who are known in the conmunity in which they live are be ter known to the people than interlopers. The Baltimore 'Herald' ought to be just and judge the colored man as it would its own race. There are thieves among colored men. it is not denied. But you will find the high-toned and scientific thief anions the Caucasians. The position that Dr. Bryant held, over which so inueh talk has been made, is nothing more than superintendent of a gang of colored laborers who sweep the streets. Similar to one of our gangs on the Avenue or in South Washington in the citv. . In our next issue will be pub lished the names of all Xcgro Dem ocrats in the Executive Depart ments and the Government Print ing Office who exerted such ric cessful energy and zeal in having all the STegro Republicans dis-charged. wvwwvvwvvvvvvvvvwvvvvyvwvvv The Bee congratulate Public Printer Palmer. The Bee predicted his nomina- two weeke ago. Senator Cullom always wins when he goes for a man i his choice. The Ohio contingent is in muddle. s. great The Civil Service barrier at the Government Printing Office will be knocked out. It is quite likely that Public Printer Palmer will appoint a col ored foreman of printing, BRUCE XAILS LIE. Justice Bradley informed Dis trict Attorney Davis when he cited those rulings of Judge Cole in the Cluse libel suit that his (Cole's) ruling had no standing in his court. fr OPENING SAHE OF NEW GOODS -A'J I - f - rrv T yV qJ(MH tic MSvfiJM & 3 2 n fl t a ni9 ffi 4& JjJTOM's 71S MARKET SPACE. The readers of THE BEE are cordially invited to inspect our superb stock of new SPRING AND SUMMER DRV GOODS. .Everything that is next and fashionable in both Foreign end Do mestic Goods are here in great variety, and at Prices guaranteed to be the lozuest for Merchandise of reliable quality. Whether you come to buy or only to look you1 11 be equally wehome. Public Printer Palmer has the con gratulations of the Bee. Secretary Porter is a diplomat and an adept in his line of business. Dress Goods. Nevr Silks. 30-inch all-wool Spring Suitings, in j 22-inch Surah Silks, in light bie, checks, mixtures &c , worth 37,'ic- a pink, nile, lavender, cardinal, navy varcj , blue, cream, canary, white and blick. x nese were never ueioie onereti oy Our Price, 2jc. 3S inch silk and wool Dress Goods, m illl U1C wsuiuiiauii. JUQUV.J . j .., sicrns the same quality others asK 49c. j 24-incn riurea ciacK laneta swks, for " I in new designs; imported to seil ibr jri.oo a yaru, any house for less than 50c. a yard, uur -rice, 23c. President McKinlev is srivinsr entire satisfaction thus far, and the colored brother will be cared lor. Our Price, 37c. 42-inch silk and wool and all-wool Noveltv Imported Dress Goods, in a big vanetv of the newest effects the same as o'thers are selling for 6S0 a vard, Our Price, 49c. 46-inch Imported Novelty Suitings, imported to sell for 5i a yard, Our Price, jgc. If the gold democrats are to be re coenized and thev should be Dis trict Attornev Henrv E. Davis should be continued in ofhee. He is a bril liant voung lawyer. It is rumored that Senator Bruce will retire from the Board of Trustees of Howard University after the next semi annual meeting in June. MR. BUTTERWORTH AP POINTED. Hon. Benjamin Butterworth has been appointed Commissioner of Patents. He is one of the best known lawyers in this country and a man who is compe tent to till "any position in the gift of the President. Black Goods. "THE WOMAN IN BLACK" will be one of the most smartly dressed this season. Our line of blacks com prise all the new fancy weaves, as well as the staple plain goods. 36-inch all-wool Surah and Storm Serges, worth 37 .'c- a yard, Our Price, 25c. 3S-incn all-wool Figured Black Goods, imported to sell for 50c., Our Price, jgc. 46-inch Novelty Black Goods, im ported to sell for 75c. a yard, Our Price, j pc. Our Price, 60c. 21-inch ali-silk Black Satin Duchess, in newest designs;a regular Si.co grade, Our Price, jC. NEW T-FFETA SILKS. IN FIG URED AND CHANGEABLE EF FECTS, at 59c., 69c., j$c. and pSc. a vard. Wash Goods. Our entire stock of Domestic Dress Ginghams that have been I2jc a vard, reduced to Sc. New Honiton Lace OrganKes, in light and dark grounds; others ask 15c. a yard, Our Price, I2c. Lappit Mulls is another new vrasb fabric, 20c. the real value, Our Price, 16c. French Organdies, in a big variety of all the newest styles and colors'; 375iC a yard is the prevaiiiug price, Our Priee, 23c. One of our city papers published a sensational storv the other day which was telegraphed from here to the effect that the President had de cided not to reappoint to office any person -who had held office under a former admiaistration, and that he had imported this information to Senator B. K. Bruce. Mr. Bruce immediately published a card in which he used the following clean cut language : COMMISSIONER ROSS. No better democrat can be found in the District of Columbia than Mr. Ross. He is acceptable to all classes of peo ple, irrespective of politics, religion, color or condition. We believe that Mr. Ross will be re appointed by President McKinley, be cause he would be the best man for the people of all classes. 250,000 people will rejoice at Mr. Ross' appointment. OUR COMMISSIONERS. U-E ARE ALSO OFFERING ATI R ACTIVE BARGAINS IN Men's Furnishings, Ladies' and Children's Hosiery Corsets, Dsniestics, Eeady-ilade Sheets and Pillow Cases, "Underwear, White Goods, Umbrellas and Parasols, Table Linens. Xapkins, &c. It is rumored that Commissioners Ross and Truesdell may be re appointed District Commissioners. fnl Tnirill. a the Bee said a few "The statement is ! weeks ago, had certainly been a friend absolutely lalse from beginning to misjudged, and a greatlv abused man. end, and does injustice to both the! .TpP0"1?6,0 ' J ' sioners will certainly be satisiactory to President and myself. I have not j the people, not reflecting in the least seen the President but once seen j "Lan- of the other candidates for the . , ! JillC the 4th of Mirch, and then merely to pay my respects. I have had no conversation with him in regard to the Recorders office or any other office.' The great mastiff has only to wag his tail to put a whole gang of curs to flight. OUR XW PUBLIC PRINTER. Hon. Frank W. Palmer, of Chi cags, 111., formerly Public Printer under ex-President Harrison has been, as The Bee predicted two weeks ago, nominated bv President McKinlev to succeed Hon Thomas j E. Benedict. Mr. Palmer is one of the best known public men in the United States, and one of the best friends the colored printers have ever had. No man hs been more friendly disposed towards "col- EDITOR CONN ACQUITTED, Friirnr Conn, formerlv the manaeer ! of the Washington Times, who was charged with having libeled commis sioner Truesdell. was acquitted in the ciiminal court last Wedhesnay after noon -Mr. conn was representea dv Messrs. Ralston, Siddons and Bradlej. Mr. Henry E. Davis represented the government. The case was a hot con tested one so far as the law was con cerned. Mr. Davis cited the rulings of Judge Cole in the Chase-Taylor li bel case, to sustain his position. Judge Bradley gave him to understaud that he took no stock in Judge Cole's de cisions and rulings in that case. J idge Bradley ably expounded the law and covered every point that was made by both sides. Editor Conn received many congrat ulations when judge Bradle dis missed it. 713 MARKET SPACE. ywyvryn J. L. HENDRIX - Manager. Oapital Furniture Company, 1238 Seventh Street, I.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. DEALERS IN ri llll EWIOTU -00- ROSCOE CONKLING BRUCE. Among the special distinctions that can come to college boys, if indeed rrwlltre sentiment does not mal-p it rVia Virhft is beinp- a raemher et rhe i mnr tnenniv uisooseu towarus coi 1 ""- "".'.. j . :: 1 - Board ot tditors 01 tne college paper. ored. printers than .Mr. Palmer, and , jt being so dimcult of attaining, only ji STOVES. MaTT$ESSES.I Refrigerators, COSL OIL and GASOLINE STOVES, II s DEALER IX and SPECIAL PRICES OX BED ROOM. SUITS. Goods Sold on ttmall Weekly aiirf Russell A. Alger. Secretary of War. m . . - i -t 1 . .. j! . ....r" l. n ?... I....!.-. I no man has appointed more 01 Mite hkT qf?g"FW them to positions nnaer mm than.orial column ot the "Exoman" cf he did vhen he had charge of that ' March n, 1S97, occurs the following: ue uivi utu e uai. ,y-e are pleased to announce the elec-' office. THE Bee has not, up to j tion of Roscoe Conkling Bruce, '9S, 10 date been mistaken in its predic-! the board of editors." a:ie, uecu u" c it. . nQte thls tact m reterence to our i tions of appointments that have youns: fellow townsman with especial , been made bv President McKinlev. ' Rride: . Ir. r&n-S. that so di-5 ' TOU - tmguished an honor talis to anvone m 1 We congratulate Mr. Palmer on his the first six months of his attendance, success in being appointed Public ' but we-?-f !t JlL "V we-araeg stupes. ... , recognition ot young Bruce s worth Printer and hope, which The Bee and ability. Honors have fallen thick believe he will, that he will mani-1 ?j-d fast "&" hJrm f hi short res ueiie,ts ' I idence at Exeter He has been elect-' fest the same liberal spirit toward ed bv the Golden Branch Literarvof th. colored race s h did on former I f3 raf-S 25 Tn- occasions. ner, this being the post ot honor; and his class, the "upper middlers," have The colored compositors are seicciea nmi tu respona to tbe same dr - - ' ioia. . men diiiiutti dinner over the appoim ment j We hon for hi PonriJ;r; . e c F. TVfc Palmer as Public !and that the abundant promise of a ' bright future may be fully realized. r xJT! Fancy Groceries Fresh. Salt and Smoked Meats. Fresh Butter, Eggs and Country Produce. Choice Fruits and Table Luxuries. Tobacco, Cigars and Confectionery. ffi St. I. If The advertisers of The Bee are warned against bogus advertising agents who are going around the citv representing bogus guide books. II- lflIItXv V-tflfttII 1 !ir 1 iHF -.! I , . ,. . . T.,., .... ,. i z r ir - i i uie rmnir inai a -!.. Known oumub mca ui uu cjiv, aaa . - -- y v - a man who will treat vou well ' when i p?,1. popoiatnni UU Cdil tU 3CC UUil. JUMl 1U1B& Ot It. Full dress smt for hire and only oae j dollar. Those who raav cose :: t find first-class "accosara - Holmes' Hotel, tfae larc -American hoose the Hoisies is a Chsteraeld avenue sonthwesc P. B. Merkfith, ai Na. j- ae, a. v. Tke place is . oghiy reaMdeled aad oc .