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? e.Y EVENING. DEC 23, 1897.
LOCAL MATTERS.
srjgcs to-morrow at 7:25 and seta at
High water at 7:54 a. m. and
? ????<
lTHKB pkobabiutlks.?Foi th;8
? eight and Friday; colder Fri.
we terly to northwesterly
if Judge Willoughby.?
Westel Witloaghby, ones a
of tlii-i city, but who durine
bad lived in Washington,
lesday uight at his residence,
. .. street in that city. As pe
ated iu tbe Gazette he Uud
s??erer for a loug time from
ts that began to take an acute
it a mouth ago, and since
he bad steadily failed. Judge
3 vva3 born in Croton.Tomp
: ity, X. V., in 1S30. At tho
the war 1 e was commit
it of the 137th New York
He saw considerable ac
? . ce, and iu the battle of Chan
!e was .~o severely wounded
health was broken und he was
ed to resign his commission,
[tiently took up bia residence
s city v here he pructiced law and
;t time during recoustruc
t;?pointcd by the govern
member of the court of appeals
- >'. and later was appointed
?. circuit court for this dk
fcle eaves a widow and three
. two sons and a daughter.
, . Westel W., has for some
: associated with his fat In r
practice. The other son, Wil
. the stall of the coiurnis
labor. Judge Willoughby
ii at Arlington this evening at
ert.?A complimentary concert
lered the employees of the
Railway by the "Reading
K Workers" in their auditorium,
Wulfe and Henry streets, last
n e auditorium was well filled,
concert was a success in every
r, rctlecting much credit on
e< immittee having it in charge. Ra
dU were abundantly served.
? '.ving programme was rendered
ice J lent manner: Violin solo,
;rt Goodrich; vocal duet, Mrs.
Lyk-s and Mr. John Fones; reci
?. J. Y. Davis; vocal Belt),
SJ M< ekf; comicsolo, Mr. Feather
Washington, with banjo aud
impanimeot; vocal solo, Mrs.
CM . Misses Rebecca and Mary
P : v ical solo, Miss Blanche Rolch
1 solo, Mr. Dobberton, of
1 banjo solo. Mr. Feather
il solo, Rev. C. E. Ball; comic
. . Morsel!e, of Waj-hinetor; at -
' . Misses Ada Grigg and
^ford and Mrs. Lindsty.
01 rsT.?Mayor O. L, Shnp
aiding.?The following casts
nosed of this moruins :
ing man arrested by Officer
m for being drunk and disorder?
ly, was dismissed.
liiish, urrested by Lieut. Smith,
..; Smith and Officer S?et
i.irgtd with tue larceny of ?10,
was dismissed.
Maud Tippett, arrested on the same
?' by the same officers, was dis
raised.
5 y.t Henry, leaving nuisance on tbe
pi perty of Henry Shelton, was re
'r:i^ed.
Dayis Walter, for assaulting and
Siting Guy Wood, was dismissed.
Rid ard Getzberger was released to
ap iear on January 3J, 1898.
Sight Report.?L?ast night was clear
and coo!. Three prisoners and fif
teen lodgers were at the station house.
1 .Dismissed.?A young iran
gave his name as J. C. Keeley,
hailiiig from Chicago, reported to
Lieut. Sjnith yesterday evening that he
; 1 been robbed of $10 in tbe bou-e of
Sidi- iir.su, on north Lee street,
stated that he bad been drink
ten he went to the house and
was permitted to lie down. When be
he discovered that he had been
'of his money. Lieut. Smith,
Smith and Policeman Sherwood
iha house and arrested Sadie
ii Maud Tippett on suspicion of
ibery. At the trial this morning
_? was developed to show that
nen had stolen the money, so
thej were dismissed.
IN a Fit.?Some excitement
tsed noar the intersection of
. Royal streets lest uiyht bv
: Mis. Harry Kramer, tho latter
- re une by a fit of hysteria. It
a lifv husband, who was about
half a square away, seut for her for the
-t ofbaviog au interview coucert;
\zi their family jirs. The wife and
i mot and proceeded down
fcreet, but the interview proving
atisfactory the weaker vessel fell in
A; (r her recovery she was
I io her home by some friends,
isband iu tbe meantime having
?ft the Lceue.
A Phetty Wkdding.?The mar
Mr. Hobt. L. Denvers, of Wask
.Miss Heleu L. Miller, of|
took place last evening at the
rs mage, Rev. J. H. Butler
K. Miss Amelia Becker, of
- was b;i:em;id aud Mr,
Miller, brother cf the bii.io,
man. The bride was at
a ^uit of brown and carried
ses. There was no one present
?relatives of the contracting
Aller the ceremouy the hap
left for Washington, their fu
tlJre home.
?? * -?
: kools.?All thesohoolsofthis
ic and private, closed this
l'r it'gforthe holidays and will re
aday, January 3d. Iu many
?ols the teachers were tbe
Bts of handsome presents a* to
esteem iu which they are held
? !s. The holi iuys at tbe
? neologies! Seminary aud at
scopal High School t-lso beuan
t
thU
f > snii
' owning Ground.?The Die
tmbia Commits.o-iers have
to eluirmau B.bcock, of
District committee a modi
House bill 2525, providing
.vning ground in tbe Dis
which the various species of
may be raised in separate
:- isturbed by each other.
Wanted Fireworks.
? int soiuo fheworks for Xmas"
? " ;?? to bis father on King street
??? ? n lot's go to Wm. H. F. Boc'c
Ki g s'.rect. They bare
i - u 1 cheapest line iu town."
m Wey went.
and her daughter, Miss Fannie, left
here yesterday to spend tho holidays
in New \ork. J
Mr. Brooke Green, of Warren ton,
who passed a very excellent examina
| tion at the Naval Academy and has
! since been successfully prosecuting his
. studies there, will probably have to re?
sign on account of trouble with his
eyes.
Mr. William Warder is seriously ill
; at bis home on Gibbon street
! Pv C. Acton & So a have pre
| sented Chief Eugineer of tho Fire De
| partment Pettey with a handsome fire?
man s tadge which the chief most
I nmhly appreciates.
I Senator Mushbach and Delegate Bat
l?y:have returned from Richmond to
spend the holidays at their homes in
this city.
Mr. J. W. Talbot has bean appointed
night operator at the office of tho
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone
Company in Washington.
Mr. J. Hanson Price, who has been
quite ill at his home on north Alfred
street for the past few days, has con?
siderably improved.
Mr. Isaac S. Groves and Miss Susis Simpson
wore rnarnod iu this city this luorniug by
Kev J. H. Butler. 5 J
Thk Tannery.?The C. C. Smoot's
Sons' tauutry company having trans?
ferred most of their active operations
from their tannery in this city to those
juSperryville, Va., and North Wilkes
boro, N. C, several of the employes at
the Alexandria tannery, it is under?
stood, will be discharged on Saturday, I
while some of the others will be given I
employment at the other tanneries be- j
longing to the company. The Alexan?
dria tannery will still be kept in opera- I
tion, however, and the principal offics
of the company where all its business
is transacted will remain here.
Meetings of Acca's Shrine.?The
great Christmas celebration of the nc
bles of Acca Temple of the Mystic
Shrine, of Richmond, of which Temple
a number of Alexandrians are members,
will take place tc-morrow night, and
great preparations have been made for
the entertainment. An order has been
published summoning all the nobles to
call tc-day at the office of Poteutate
Frank Cunningham to make a contri?
bution to the fund, which is yearly
iaised to dispense a kindly and gener?
ous charity among the poor, the sick,
and the indigent.
Death of Mrs. Entwisle?Mrs.
Mary J. Eatwisle, widow of \V. J. En?
twisle, who has been critically ill for
some time, died at her home on South
Fairfax street, this afternoon.
LOCAL BREVITIES.
And now the days grow longer again.
Trse little five-year-old daughter of i
Mr. Samuel Taylor was quite painfully
burned on her right arm by falling on
a stove while at play at her home on
north Fairfax street Tuesday night.
On Saturday last a colored woman
named Bessie Davis came here from
Baltimore and went to the house of a
woman named Payne, on north Pitt
street, where she asked permission to
remain for a few days. Tc-day the
Payne woman tried to get her guest to
leave the bouse but the latter refused,
whereupon complaint was made at tin
station house and the woman wan ar?
rested as a suspicious character and be?
ing wanted in Baltimore.
Th i case against the younn mm arrested
in Washington ou Tuesday n;ght for throw
ii'g a glusi of wbisky at one of the psrformors
on tho stage at Kernau's Theatre, was amicv
bly settled in Prosecuting Attorney Pugh's
otli e at the Poii:o Court iu that i i:y y stor
day. The charge was nolle prossod ai d the
complaint withirawn on the erudition th.?.t
the you;,;; man pay the r.clross if33 for tho
darua^r which ws-; dono to her dress.
The residence of Mis. Grayson, in Wheat
aud ou'er's subdivision, in the northwestern
part of the tiiy, was biokcu into last night
and robbed of a lot cf silverware and other I
valuables. Tbe burgUrs g.-.ined an ontrance
to the houso by forcing a transom ovor the
front t'oor. and, after sccuiing their plunder,
escaped. The roobery was not discovered
until thi? morning.
Members of Trinity JS. E. Church Fpworth
League and all who desire to aid tho puorar*
rc(jues;cd to bring to tho church to-ni<ht a
pound, penny and potato to be distributed
among the poor un ter tho direction of the
meicy and h?!p department of Epworili
Lo gue. On rhii-tinas morning at (> o'clnck '
another opportunity will bo afforded all who]
dosiie to contribute.
Thero fcas been received at this office from
tho Harvey & ?Vutts Oraimuy of Plijh Itl
phiaa s:?rup!o "Wallinckroit'? patent n co- j
tine absorbent ami ventilated sm >king pip , ]
This is claim d by lovois of the weed t"v bo a j
most e'eanly, healthful and, therefore, desira .
ble article for a sm -fur's u o,
Tho Crittentoa mis?tou at Trinity M E
Church is increisiug in interest Tho dis
courro last night, from Luke xiT, 44, "And
b-j.ng in an asto y be prayed moro ea-neatly,"
was exceedingly earnest and solemn Mr
Crittentoc will bo in ihis city all next w. etc.
0 e of tho police officers to-tby req rested
the Mayor to define tho powers of tho several
utticors, so that tuoy wond not interfere with
o*( h other in the discharge of th' ir respectivo
duties. Thn Mayor state 1 that ho would tako
tho matter into cou?id :ratlou.
The M Schujer Beef Company are offering
flue fresh diOrsbd turkeys at 1-h and 13 cts.
a pound ; al->o 300 doz/u fresh country eg=;s
at 20 cts. a dozen ; Jso fine Malaga grares at
15 cts. a pound, aud line Florida Oranges at
foot of lowest pri es
The board of trustees of tho Theolugif*1
Seminary have appointed Bisbo.s Kandol ?
and Peterkin a conimiltee ti seek for a suit?
able person anl notuiuato him for tbepo_.iT n
of deau of the nuiversity, to be acted upon at
its next meeting.
Many shoppors who hal been kept in donra
for tho"past lew d?ys o-i account of the in
clomout weather went out to-dsj and mad a
thoir Christin a purchases, aud the merchants
have been kept busy waiting on their custom?
ers.
A horso belonging to Mr. Wilkini, of Fair?
fax (Otiutv, which had br-cn davon from
Washington, fell from exhaustion at tho in?
fection of King anl Co'umbus streets last
night, and remained thorou..ui thisui .ruing.
A year's suhscription to the tUaette would
hc a Chtistmas proent w rth giv;ng-a daily
ortri-weokly leminder of the giver-nut no
othor small sum of money could be used
moro aavanUgoously an 1 profitably. |
A pound party was hold list night at the
Methodist Episcopal Church Sou-h in aid ol ?
the indigent paor of the city. Tho occasion j
ffS, ujsde a picasant one and the party will
bo continued to-night. |
In the Corporation Court to-day .Mr Frank |
E Anderson filed a petition from Joseph 8.
^each in tho su t of Hill vs. tbe Eastern j
Flnctric Company. The ?cuouut charge! :s
?77 for hauling. I
Mr Ernest Ott >s engaged iu translating for
Dr Gatow, od and others in tho medic l sur- j
vice of the government the proceed tags of the ;
neat medical conference at Berlin last Octn- j
bor. i
The supply of turkeys, which hvi ran bw,
was considerably augmented to-day aud they
sold at from 11 to 13c per pound.
A marriage license was issued in 'Vashin
ton ?st:JrdSy to .1- H. HarroJ and Frances
Williams, both of Viruna.
Tho market will be open ail day to-morrow
and 1be closes on Saturday (Christmas Day) at
9 o'clock. .
"gpits" of snow have fallen at intervals
dur.ng the day.
10th, 11th and FSts., N.W.
Slore will be kept open nights until
Christmas.
Christmas Cards, Booklets, Diaries
and Calendars?First
Floor.
Improved
Holiday Appliances.
Additional room, greatly in?
creased facilities, broadened
aisles, enlarged and rearrang?
ed departments, kindred goods
on the same floor, improved
light and ventilation?every
facility suggested by experi?
ence, close and careful study
and watchful care of our pa?
trons' interests has been adopt?
ed for their service.
Serviceable Gifts
Are evidently to play a prominent part this
soasou. Wo anticipated and havo prepared
for a most extraordinary business in this lino.
Tee articles for dress and for other practical
purposes, of which we ara showing an un
usual'y complete and worthful assortment,
are admirably adopted for such gifts.
Art and beauty havo, however, entered into
their composition to a romarkablo degrco of
lato, and the attention of our patrons and the
public is now diroctod to the unprecedented
preparations we have made for their service
the present season.
The six splendid elevators, rendered eafj
by every modern appliance, make tho upper
floors eo easy and quick of access.
Selections made now will ba held as ad?
vised, and promptly delivered at the spacified
time.
' Silverware, Jewelry, Leather Goods, Um?
brella, etc., marked froe.
Goods boxed or otherwise made more pre?
sentable when practicable.
Tho public is invi'.ed to freely avail cf all
tho conveniences we have providod.
The Exposition of Indian Art
Wo soon begone. For Chris'.nn3 presents In?
dian oddities aro most acceptable. Dozens of
pieco3 cf pocu'i'ir Pueblo Pottery aro now of?
fered at lulf and less than half tho o:iginal
prica.
P&-QOODS LELIVKSSD IS AL2S
AND&IA.
Woodward & Lothrop
ioth, i ith & FSts.. p.. w.,
Washington. D. C.
Free ul"diarjre to Sufferers.
Cut this out and take it to your drug?
gist and get a sample buttle free of Dr
King's New Discovery, for Cocsum] -
tioa, Coughs and Colds. They do ne:t
ask you to buy before trying. This will
show you the great merits e>f this truly
wonderful remedy, and show you what
ein be accomplished by tho regular
sizo bottle. This is no experiment, and
would be disastrous to the proprietors,
.iiei they not know it would invariably
cure. Many of the best physicians are
now usinc it in their practice with
great re suits, and are relying on it iu
most sevrre cases. It is guarantee.'.
Trial bot tles free at E L. Alleu's Drue ;
Store. Regular size 50 cents and $1.00.
- m--??>? -?-?
M >D?M BALSA MO. Export Palmist, tells
Pas*', Present and Ft)tare; can ho con?
sulted on r.ll matters uf Life, Lovo, Mer
liagcs Pivor.'o a:;d .Business. Ladies ouly.
9'0 KING STSEt-.T, Alosandrb, Va.
Hours 10 a. m. to 10 p. m Charges 25c.
gdec21 6t_^ ^_
Grove's Tasteless Chill Toni? is a perfect
Malarial Li ver Tonic end Blood Puriner. Re
moves Biliousness without purging. As pleas?
ant as Lemon Syrup. It is as large as any
dollar tonic and retails for ~>0 cents. To get
the genuine ask for GROVE'S.
For sale by CHARLES G. LENNON.
Don't be persuaded into buying lini
ments without reputation or merit
Chamberlain's Pain Balm costs no more,
and its merits nave been proven by a
test of many years. Such letters as the
following from L. G. Bagley, Hueneme,
Cal., are constantly beinc received :
?'The best remedy for paiu I bavo ever
used is Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and I
say so after having used it iu my fami?
ly for several years." It cures rheuma?
tism, lame back, sprains and swellings.
For sale by J. H. Janney, Drugfci-t,
701 King street.
Mrs. Stark, Plcasaut Kidge. O , says : "Af
tor two doctors gave up my bjy to dio, 1 sav?
ed him from croup by using Ono Minute
Cough Cure.'' It is tho quickest and moat
certain remedy for c-nghs, colds, and all
throat and lung troubles. Charles G. Leuncn.
That tired fcoling, wbirh in erpevienccd by
so many peopb liriufc in Malarial distric s.
can bo cured by taking Grove's Tasteicr-s
i hill Tonic, .f>0 cents. Is as p'casant as Lem?
on Syiun. To get tho gfxlunk ask for
GROVE'S.
For sale by CHABLE3 G. LENNON.
Mrs M. F>. Ford, Euddell's, 111, suffered for
eight yeais from dyspepsia and chronic con?
stipation and was finally oared by using De
Wittf? Little'Early Kisars the famous little
pills for all Etomsch and liver troubles.
, harles G. Lrnnon.
IF YOU WANT EGG ^?Eggs that are
known to be freshly hid, you can get
t lem at
AND MESON'S,
dec23 3t Cor Duke and St. > s^h Sts.
IF YOT7 WANT 2PPLES, as fine as ycr.
would wish, you can get them at
ANDEKSONV,
dcc"23 St Cor. D-TnO and St, *saph Sts.
ABIT OF NICE CHINA
With a Photograph of
OLD CHRIST CHURCH, THE CARLISLE
HOUSE OR THE MARSHALL HOCSE
m fees* beautiful gilt to t-end friends at a
distance Did yon know wo hsd it and no
one else in tbe country :c Is thi>? Carefully
uscked ready or mailing Pricts from 10c
|0'?--> * E. J. MILLER & CO ,
No. 317 King street.
BUTTER?Another bij lot of COUNTRY
BUTTER in to day. Very fiuo. lSe,
20c and 25c per lb, at
AN DSF.SON'S.
deo21 3t Cor. Dnko A St. Asaph Sts.
N
ECETIE3, hacdsoms Biso.-iaeiit, si 2oc
"and iOc, latest stylus, at
AC. SLAYMAKEB'S.
__ _ DRY G OOBS. ^ ^
New Arrival
?OF?
Nothing can check the dennnd for l.rigbt.
uow, sunshine Toys. Decerubor 21 we ro
ceived a wagon load of ( hildreu's Doll Cai
riages, they are beautiful, Podsteada, Rocking
Chairs, Desks. Wagons, Doll Babies, and other
attractive articles'o piepse and make ehi'd
r n happy. No old Toys resurrected from a
damp cellir that may cause a child to grow
up in idleness Dull looking Toys make a
dull, stupid child.
Handkerchiefs.
-Another supply of our all Linon Handker?
chiefs. Wo must admit that wo are surprised
with the onoinious quautity of Hundkercbiei's
sold during tho holiday trade. Aro wo tha
only Handkerchief merchant In A lexandria'.'
Fargain No. 1. Ladies' All Linen Hem?
stitched Handkerchiefs Price 12'fcc. Worth
18c or more. <"ur silos in this number aro
simply wonderful.
Bargain No. 2. Ladtes' All Lir.cu Hem?
stitched Handkerchiefs Price 23c. Worth
40c. In our long expeiienco in business wo
can safely say this is a bargain.
Bargain No 3 Men's Ail linen Hem?
stitched Handkerchiefs. Prico 121feC. Not
a particle of cotton in this number and a fast
wearer.
Bargain No. 4 Men's All Linen Horn?
stitched Handkerchiefs. Price 25c. We feel
at homo when wo can handle such choice,
sheer linen goods.
Ladies' and Mea'i Hanlkerchiefs at 5c and
10c. Always a full supply cf popular price
goods.
Men's Neckwear.
Bhown in bea" tiful combinations of all the
late co!oriug3. Prices 12V-2C, 25c and 50c.
Gloves.
Every new coverii g for the hands wo aim
to display in large assortments.
Hosiery and Corsets.
Its impossible for an enumeration of these
two full lines of goods.
Woolen Underwear.
During tho excitement in Christmas busi?
ness we never neglect to mention the warmth
due the body.
Ladie3' Humncor Tests 23c
All Wool Backed Mcu's Undershirts and
Drawers 50c.
Peifumory, Pocket Books, Shirts, Collars,
('nil*'. Hair Brushes, Sweaters, Towels, Eus
ponders and a store full of choico Christmas
gifts.
A large force of ssl-smtn to meet the great,
immeuso rush,
If you are tiro away, as we aro prepared to re
ceive you with a most magnificent 6tock of
WINTER CLOrHfNQ for Men or Boys,
purchased at anti tariff prices the benefit of
wl ich we sro givir g our patrons,
MEN'S StTITS in honest sorviccr.b'.e fab?
rics, at 54.50, 55 and $6.
ALL-WOOL SUITS, well made and nice?
ly tittintr, from $7.50 to $15.
MEN?dOVERCOATS, unequalled values.
from ?3 to SIS.
CHILDREN'S KNEE PANTS SUITS, in
j>ll styles of make and gocds, from
$1,25 to $G.
CHILDREN S REEFERS, regular bean
ties from $2 to $5.
ROYS' OVERCOATS from ?3.50 to
S7.50.
CHILDREN'S KNEE PANTS from 25c
to $1.50.
MEN' I SUITS TO MEASURE from
$13.50 up
PANTALOON'S TO MEASURE froju
S4 up.
A large stock .1 Gents' Winter Underwear.
All goods marked in Plain Figures at the
lowest prices. Your money refunded for any
purcbaso unsatisfactory.
^arWegivo GREEN TRADING STAMP3
II Lee Field,
01 PRICE CLOTHIER & FURNISHER
NO. 304 KING STREET.
rij9 lyi
AMU9EBIENTS. _
Howard & Leigh's,
Tlin KING ?.E MINSTREL SHOWS,
With Their Own Magnificent gecnery Will
Be at the OPE?A HOUSE
Christmas D ay.
DECEMBER 25, 1397,
MATINEE & NIG HT..
20?Artists of Baft Ability?20
MATINEE r : 10 & 35 CT'.
N OH T r 15, 25 ? 35 CTS.
Benefit of Alexandria Gymnasium.
Seats reserved at Warfleld's Drag Stoie.
r".oc2j. 4t
-WANJCET^_
-yyANTED.
ttOOD RELIABLE GIRL. to. <to general
housework in privat0 family.?3425 EJ,oI?
mend avonne, Washington, D. C. dec21 3t
Turkeys! Turkeys!
I want my patrons aud the public to knc?
that I have bought a large number of T?R?
KE YS raised ?i a fars below Man.s?s,
Wflioh aro to be
DRESSED AND DRAWN.
r-',d -hipped here in time to be oil't-rtd for
sale Xniis Eve. PEH Ei LOW.
E. M. Anderson,
Cor. Duke and St. Asaph St:eot3.
de. 21 3t_
Cut this OUr.?the MATRIMONIAL
BUIiE-'.D basopened r?uiri3at the Pacific
Building, 622 ar;J 024 F s?, a. w. Washing
ti a, D. C.. ccoond fluor, rooms 01 and 22;
prlvato jntei fiews at cS -e. $1; residence, S2;
no publicity, strictly co fident al; those wish?
ing to become members by letter will enclose
SI and stamp dcc20 3\"
GROCERIES._
Finest in the City
Cheap
Turkeys
For a Xmas Dinner.
JUST ARRIVED.
Come and Inspect Them.
c. i ras i co.
COR. DUKE AND FAIRFAX STS
A Few Items
OF INTEREST TO CHRISTMAS
SKOPPEES.
NOTHING
adds to tho dross liko a NICE RING.
WE H AVE THEM
In groat variety and at extremely LOW
PRICES. From tho 50c BABY bing to Lho
j VALUABLE DIAMON 0 SULITAIBE.
WATCHES.
Wo havo an unusually large stock of Watches
from the WATEEB?RY at $2.50 to the
UNMATCHABLE GRUEN PRECISION
WATCH with a world-wido reputation as a
time keeper.
Havo You Scon Our Stock of
LINK CUFF BUTTONS?
All shapes, siz;a and styles, froe& tha 50c
VARIETY to the rich and handiome DIA
Mond links
BRACELETS
In large variety, from the TINY LINKS for
Baby to tho MASSIVE ONE?,
Tho largest stock of STICK PINS wo havo
ever shown at 25c to $25.
SILVEE NOVELTIES, CUT GLAS?, SIL
PHITED WAEF, CLOCKS, ETC.,
In endltu variety and at the lowest po:siblo
prices.
YOU
aro always welcome. You aro not obliged to
buy. Come and soc tho pretty things.
aSrPEICES AND QUALITY GUARAN?
TEED. ENGRAVING FREE.-SBfc
R. C. ACTON & SON.
__006 KING STREET._
Christmas Specialties
CANDIES.
We Lave a largo stock. Hundrods of pounds i
sold and hundreds to sell.
OUR EO:S MiJvTUBE Oc pcr pounl.
03E'H BON EONS 10c per pound, or 3
pounds for 25c,
BEST EROKEN STICK CANDY lOo por
pound, or 3 pounds for 25.\
CHOCOLATE CREAMS, 12Jc per pound,
or 2 pounds for 25c.
1 pouud of our BE:T MIXED CANDY, iu
funcy boxes; 9i, pei box.
BEST QiTAL'TY MIXED NUTS 10 cents
par pound (our own mixtnro).
MINCE MEAT 6c por pound.
CALIFORNI SEEDLESS EAISIN3 8c.
LARGE MCSCATEL RAISINS 8e.
BEST LEGHORN CIPR3N 12k.
LARGE BLACK PRUNES Gc.
Just received from Clear Spring Dairy 500
pounds CHOICE ROLL BUTTER at 23c por
pouud. i
A big reduction in CHOICE WINE?, LIQ
UOES, BRANDIES, etc., (or the holidays.
SWEET CATAWBA WINE 75c a gallon.
FINE OLD CALIFORNIA fcHEERY
$1.50.
FINE OLD SHERRY WINE, imported,
$2 50.
FINE OLD PORT WINE $2 50.
BEST COOKING BRANDY $2.
Thrco year-old RYE WHISKY $2.
Three year-old HANNISVILLE oo. $3.
FINE OLD PEACH and APPLE BRANDY
$2.50.
FINE OLD NEW ENGLAND BUM $2.50.
VIRGINIA CLARET 25c por quart, or
$2.50 per docen.
Wm. P. Woolls & Sou,
Royal and Wo', fo streets. Fairfax and Qucon
and Queen and Henry street',
!MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Kriss EringiVa Disiritatiii? Station,
THE ECONOMY GROCERY,
900 KfNG STREET. CORNER ALFRED.
Bacquct and Luncheon Novelties, Fine
Candies. i>,nse:rvetl Fruit, Raisins,
Nuts and Figs.
French and California Brandy, Scotch-Irish
Pure Eyo and Bourbon Whiskey,
New England, Medford and
Jimsiea Rnm, Holland
Gin, Port & Sherry.
Sweet and Dry Oatawba (BrightCanary Co'.O'.}
?1 per gallon
? EGGNOG ?
-till holds i:s p'ace as the favorite Christmas
brew. Ono gallon of excellent quality can bo
mcde from the following proportions: Ten
pgss, one and one-ha'f pints of whisky, one
half pint of rum, three quart3 of milk and
one-half pound of powdered s^gar. Break
tho eggs and separate the whites from the
yolks; beat the yolks until they a?o llg&iC !
add tho powdercl sugar a^d tnoron^hly dis J
solve; now porr the liquor slowly, cor.- j
stattly sUmiiK the while. then let it sts?*l
con ^.innte3 so that the liquor will c?ok tho
eggsVtnrn in the miik gradn^jy, still stir
riDR. and last of all Incorporate the whiles
whipped to a stiff froth. If bottled, well
corked ?nd placed in a cool place it will kesp
for a month in prime condition. When serv?
ing sprinkle a little grated nutmeg over tho
top cf each glass
call FOB YOUB. TBaOING STAMP3.
HOLIDAY GOODS.
WE GIVE GREEN TM'iVGSTAHPS.
THE
oliday Rush
I S ON!
We were never better
prepared to serve you.
Twenty-five compe?
tent sales people at
our Toy Bazar, and
twenty-five at our Dry
Goods store.
Special bargains at
both stores every day
this week.
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No. 316 KING ST,
tSf*Ramsay Sells the Best.
Fancy Fruit,
25 boxes
Sweet Florida Oranges
and 10 bbls
Tinted Malaga Grapes
FOE SALE BY
6. W. Ramsay.
2900 LBS.
AMERICAN
CANDY
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Cheap at
RAMSAY'S.
HOLIDAY GOODS.
FOR XMAS?
This is the question
of the day, but
a visit to
ISAAC
EICHBERG
& SON'S
will easily, delightfully
and economically
answer it.
Remarkable bargains
in our Cloak De?
partment.
Also a fine lot of La?
dies' and Men's
Umbrellas.
ISAAC
EICHBEBG
&S0N.
HOLIDAY goods.
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What is more appropriate,
more acceptable or more
useful than a musical
instrument ?
A Piano, Organ,
JEolian,
Mandolin, Guitar,
Banjo, Regina Music
Box, Autoliarp, etc.
Anything from a cent whistle
to a $1,500 Grand Piano,
or a $10.000 Church
Organ.
BEST MAKES,
URGES! STOCK,
LOWEST PRICES.
We will take your old piano
or orsfan in trade.
Special bargains
in PIANOS and ORGANS
of most every make, that we
have taken in exchange. Prices
range from $25 to $225. Sold
for cash or on easy monthly
payments.
All goods delivered in Alex- .
andria without extra cost.
Store open evenings till af?
ter the holidays.
Santas & Stayman,
1327 F st. N. W., Washington.
Percy S. Foster, Mgr.
Baltimore store, 13 north
Charles street.
N. B.?Geg. B. Kew-I V,
323 south Fairfax ^r<jL vL> KJ'J
is our cashie^^, ftfj.;;
?J*r an.! Glass.
1 no. 317 king street,

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