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There s no better
readymade ciotMn;
than ours
Even though you are asked to pay a great deal more else
where. "We're manufacturers and with no middleman'-a profit
to pay, it's no wonder that our prices are lowest.
And we're proving- it every day.
"While other merchants arc kicking about dull busi
ness hard time-, &c, our sales are keeping weil up you
cau't blame people for buying here when they can get our
reliable qualities at such reasonable prices.
Our record is a lon; and clean oue.- -
"We treat our customer liberally ucsuch thing as dis
satisfaction here.
Here's an Overcoat that'll
give you a fair idea of our
prices. Made of Campbell
kerse3' blue or black
sleeves and yoke satin lined
body lined with alL-wool
serge and deep silk velvet
collar. It's a $16.50 gar
ment you can tell the mo
ment you see it.
Fine Underwear
All of you know the American Hosiery Company's
make of Underwear.
For years it has been the leader as good as the Ameri
can Hosiery is as good as any other make ever dared to
But it's a little too expensive for the average man
and we're overstocked so down it goes this week to the
lowest price on record.
Lot 2137-18. Sold the world over at $2.50 a garment, now $1.6?.
Lot R 2622. Sold the world over at $2.00 a garment, now $1.35.
Lot 3722, N. Sold the world over at $1.50 a garment, now $1.15.
Eiseman Bros., j
p Corner Seventh and E Streets.
No Branch Store in Washington. :
Congressmen anil Others Eager to
See the President
nnual Message Xow in the Hand
of tup Typewriter mid tuePrsal-
dent More Accessible.
The news that the Fresidenthas his mes
eage no longer on his mind, buton the type
wrlter, has produced a final rush to the
center- It will be batn few days now until
Congress meets, and the time Is being
utilised by Senators and Representatives
to catch the Presidential ear before the
bard work of thesesslonis commenced.
Xesterdaywasa type of the rehabilitated
rwsb which has been in suspense now or
about two weeks. There was a big crowd
until 4. p. m.t at which hour thre were
many who went home with a great deal
of tmfmisHPd business under their hats. It
will perhaps be pleasing news to those -with
delayed brief.s to be informed that from
tiorrow it .will not be mi difficile to
get an HUditncc. Tim. applies only to of
ficial visitors.
Some idea of the popularity of the Presi
dent Just now may be had frum a- list
of tlKihc who sought and most of whom
utomlttcd a hearing lrom him yesterday.
There wore Senators Klkins, Lodge, Priteh
anl Burrows, Jones of Nevada, Fairbmks,
llnwlcy ind Lodge, and Representatives
llitt. Morns, Bingham, Bnlzell, and others
-who escaped the catalogist.
Other vihitorh were Gen. Dodge, cx-Sp-ak-er
Keifer, Judge Thompson of Ohio, ex
Semitor Conger, Judge Miner of Utah,
Gov- Olero of Mew Mexico, Comptroller
Eckels,, Ed. Biuwaert French consul gen
eral at Now York.
The interesting wiggestionsin the Mi-its
wuie that Senators Erklns, Lodge, and
I'riteJMvrd are members of the Civil Service
Reform Committee of the Senate. There
lms Ueen a strong effort made to excite
the miuds of Repiefentatives against
te pTeeerii conduct or the merit -system.
A great deal of testimony has been taken
as to the cause of the dismissals or reduc
tions of employes, bt the President Is
said to be fetnuding firm on liiK construc
tion of the law, even on the minor matter
of a change of rating. All of his rulings
are so far In favor of the employe whoc
record Is good. The President can scarcely
take any other ground in bis message.
Representative Hitt has been gazetted
jib the friend uf the President in the Hojse
on foreign affairs. He has paid se.-eral
visits to the White House, at the request
of the rreMdent, it is said, to talk over
the dittoes of the Hawaiian treaty and
the Senate resolution relating to granting
lMsSlgereiit rrglits to the Cuban insurgents
There is patent in all the Administration
has said, so far, a desire that there shall
e no e3ciled agitation of the Cuban
qtierttots in tlie House. The Ha;vUian
annexation treaty will pass the Senate
-with LonNiiVrahlt opposition, however,
and then- will be opposition to it in the
House. The friends of the measure are
and head noises reliered Instantly by us
URUMfa. iTlie inventor i Mr. Geo. II. "Wil
son will be in Washington, at .Willard's
Hotel, November 29 aud 3o, from D a.
ra. to 5 p. m. for the rurpcie of show
ing and explaining the merit or the drums
to anyone debirmg to have their own or
their rrteudb' hearing restored. They are
itbsolutely Invisible, -ale ana iomf liable,
and have no wire or tprlng attachments.
AsJc for our 140-page Ixok on deafness.
Consultation free. "WILSON EAR DRUM
CO., 1 122 Broadway, New York, nc23--.lt
Blue or black or fancy
plaid and mixed Suits at
$10 that'll equal the best
elsewhere at $12.50. Strong
enough for business wear
dressy enough for best
you never saw such suits
before for so little money.
Glad-to have you judge our
whole stock by these.
Reduced. I
emboldened to predict its successful pas
sage, for the reason that the President
will stand sponsor for the foreign policy
involved in such annexation.
Rev. Leslie Moore Chosen President
and Other Officers Elected.
The fourth session of the Murray con
ference! which has been at work at the
Church of Our Father, since Friday even
ing, adjeurned last night. During yester
day three meetings were held. Daring the
morning session "Christian Citizenship' was
the topic of general discussion. Mrs. Mar
garett B. Piatt, president of the District AV.
C. T. U., was present, and also addressed
the conference. In the afternoon the sub
ject was "School Methods,'' and the dis
cussion was led by Rev. H. L. Canfield,
national secretary of the Young People's
Christian Union.
The committee on nominations, which was
appointed at the morning meeting, reported
as follows: President, Rev. Leslie Moore,
"Washington; vice president, A. C. Bush,
Philadelphia; secretary, Sallie M. Marsh,
Reading, and treasurer, George P. Spates,
The executive board chosen consists of
the officers nnmed and the presidents of
unions at Hammonton, N. J.; Forked River,
N. J-, and Waretown, N. J.
The devotional exercises last evening
were In charge of the delegates from the
Baltimore union, and were led by the Rev.
Dr. Herbert G. Geer, who also read an In
teresting paper, entitled ""What Is Ap
plied Christianity?'
The Rev. Leslie Moore, the newly chosen
pastor of the Church of Our Father, will be
installed this evening at 7:30 o'clock.
Stolen Overcoat Recovered Within
Two Hours After Being Missed.
Richard II. Dalton, of No. 7 B street
northwest, left his new $25 overcoat hang
ing on a rack in the hall yesterday evening
and when he went to get It to go out, about
7 o'clock, the garment was missing. Mr.
Dalton reported the matter to the police,
and two hours later Policeman Austin, of
the First precinct, saw a young man wear
ing two top coats at Twelfth street and
Pennsjlvania avenue.
The orficer learned that the man had
endeavored to dispose of one of them for
much Ics tl an its value, at Beatty's
restaurant, on Pennsylvania avenue, and
arrested him on suspicion, and soon learned
that the coat was the one belonging to
Mr. Dalton. The man gave his name as
Harry W. Williams, but letters fomJ in
his pockets denoted that his name is nar
rity. The man says lie is a cook, and has
been in town but a day, although ho has
been seen here for several days.
nus Concluded at Last to Enter
Upon His Duties.
Mr. n&skell. of Ohio, tho friend of
Mr. Uanna, who last summer was offered
the position of sealer of weights and
meabures, is to take the position this
week, according to a letter, which he
has sent to the Commissioners.
Mr. Haskell received the offer on the
1st of August. He came on to Washing
ton then, but did not qualify or like the
office. He came again on the 1st of
September, but told the Commissioners
that he could not take up his duties until
after the election.
J Mr- Miller, who is at present acting as
I sealer, was sworn in at that lime, his
commission reading, "until Mr. Haslrell
1 It has been thought, until the Com
t mtsMoners received the communication from
the gentleman, that he had given up the
position entirely.
Measures That May or May Not
Be Acted Upon by Congress:
Anion? Tliose of a Public Character
Thirly-Four Hc-luto to the District
Twenty-Three Measures Propos
ing to Change the Currency and
Ihmltingr Lu-vv.
When tho House of Representatives
meets on December G it will find en
the calendar -1,059 bills JntiodilcWi by Ifa
members, and 87 joiut resolutions, to bay
nothing of very many measures that have
been passed by the Senate and sent ever
to that bodj to await tho appointment
of committees and thu commencement of
regular busliie-is. Of these measures "ully
four-fiftlib, or, to be accurate, .1,283, are
private bills. Divided between tho im
portant committees, they will bo r ittrib
utcd as follows- Banking and Currency,
23; Coinage, 19; District of Columbia, 31;
Foreign Affairs, 7; Immigration, "0.' In"
terstate and Foreign Commerce, oG; Labor,
3; Judiciary, 78; Naval Affairs, 39; Pen
sions, 10; Public Buildings and Grounds,
102; Ways and Means, DO; Civil r-crvlce,
21. Of the labt-named, 13 are intended
to modlfj or extend the service; 5 to ef
fect its repeal; 1 to pension certain classes
and 2 to create a retired list.
Of the measures referred to the Import
ant Committee on Banking aud Currency
which will have u deal with the subject of
cunency reform, the following are the
most important.
By Mr. Walker, of MassachusettsTo se
cure to the people the advantages ac
cruing fiom the issue of promKsory i otes
by banks, to increase the volume c t such
notes, and to supervise and control bai.ks
by officers of the United States.
To call in and cancel the paper money
now injuring the prosperity of tho ;o.mtry.
To modify the national bankruptcy laws
so as to provide the people with a sr-fe,
ample, elastic and cheap currency.
To so change the national bank s-ct as
to secure to the people in all auctions of"
the countiy an equal opportunity to fully
use proper money.
By Mr. McCall, of Massachuset ts To pro
vide a uniform currency for tsiieJgnhgU,
By Mr F'jvlT.of New Jr-rey-To iiiMnd
the national bank act, take the UnitjyJ.
States Government out of the" banking
business, refund the national debt, reform
the currency, insure depositors, improve
and extend our banking system, and" to
provide fund In case of a deficit.
By Willlau A. Smith, of Michigan -To
amend the act "fixing the amo mc of"
1'nited State- notes, providing for a re
distribution of national bank currency, and
for other purposes;" to ani'Hi'l the act of
.March 3, lh37, to amend sections S and
10 of the act of Jnly 12, 1882, to make
national bank extend their corporate
existence, and for other purposes.
By Mr. Bingham, of Pennsylvania To
refnnd the United States and Treasury
notes with bonds, bearing Interest at 2 Jer,
cent, nnu ror oilier purpo'e; to .norpase.
the circulation of national bank urrncy
and to reduce the taxes ther?on.
By Mr. Hill, of Connecticut To Increatc
the circulation of national banks.
By Mr. Cox of Tennessee To repeal tux
on Stuff banks and State bankassoiath.ns;
for the better control of and to promote
the bafety of national banks; to regelate
national currency and provide for -natlo Mil
By Mr. Brosius of Pennsylvania -To in
crease the circulation of national banks
and promote the redemptlonof legalteoder
and United States Trea&urynotes; toamond
Sec. 5138 to provide for the organization
of natioial banks In towns of not exceed
ing 3,000 inhabitants.
By Mr. Spinner of North Carolina -Directing
the issue of bimetallic certiffc-itcs
and to maintain the parity of gold and rilver
at the piesent legal ratio.
By Mr. Lewis of Washington For the
security of depositorslnnatlonal banks, and
to carry the same into effect, and for the
punishment for the violation of its pro
visions. By Mr. Jenkins of Wisconsin To amend
the laws providing for the organization of
national banking associations.
By Mr.MitchellofNew York Toc&tahllsh
a currency reserve fund.
Before the Postoffice Committee the
following bills, providing for important
changes in existing laws, are pending:
By Mr. McCleary Granting to pensioners
the privilege of returning their pension
vouchers free of postage.
By Mr. Lewis To establish postal sav
ings departments, to encourage savings
among the people, to furnish them a ?afe
and reliable place to deposit their Idle
funds, and to put Into actual use the
money of the country.
By Mr. Botkin To establish postal sav
ings departments, etc.
By Mr. Maxwell To create postal rav
ings banks, and provide for Investing the
money; to create postoffice districts, and
for the election of postmasters therein.
By Mr. Maddox To exclude from the
mails all matter emanating from any com
mercial agency, which gives ratings and
carries on collections connected thirewlth.
By Mr. Jones To regulate the carrying
of newspapers in the malls.
By Mr. Grout To enable the people to
name their postmasters; to reduce the post
age on fourth-class matter.
By Mr. Sulzer To increase the pay of
letter carriers.
By Mr. Livingston For the protection of
railway mail clerks while in the discharge
of their official duties.
By Mr. Loud To increase tho efficiency
of the postal service.
By Mr- Hcnderson-To reclassify railway
postal mall clerks and prescribe their sal
aries. By Mr. Sperry-Concernlng delivery of
letters in rural towns.
By Mr. Richaidson To extend the uses of
the mall service.
By Mr. Cummings To grade substitute
letter carriers; relating to compensation T
fourtli-class postmasters.
By Mr. Bingham To reduce postage on
books transmitted by mail; to prevent Ihe
establishment of letter boxes for the receipt
or deliveiy of certain mail matter in
premises not occupied by postoffices or
branch offices; to reduce the postage on
fourth-class matter; to extend the free de
livery system.
By Mr. Maguire To establish a postal
telegraph sj-stem, and to enlarge the postal
facilities of the people.
By Mr, McCall To consolidate mall .Tiat
ter of the third and fourth class.
New Treasury Notes.
Assistant Secretary Vanderlip yesterday
authorized the director of the Buieau of
Engraving and Printing to print and de
liver to the Treasurer of the United States
the following: United States notes, $10,
000,000 of fives, $8,000,000 of tens; sil
ver certificates, $1,000,000 each of ones
and twos, $10,000,000 of fives, $8,000.
000 of tens, and $4,000,000 or twenties;
Treasury note of 1800, $1,000,000 each
ofonesandtwosand$4,000,000of twenties.
Ate too Nervous?
Nervous n ess the Foundation
for Flany Diseases. . . . . .
JMie sufferer from nervousness la to be
pitied "HeJs constantly conjuring up be
fore hf&JD)nis ey; irrepresslblephaiitorusof
trouble oc nii.srurtune; he 1 prone to look
on the.dar siduof.eevry-picture, exagger
ate eacrHJrivial disappointment into a mre
ful calamity, and is subject to fits of de
spair. Every cloud of his life is set in the
deep gloonuor a minluss -sky. without even
the faint trace of a silver lining to lend
aught ot hope or brightness to it.
1411 Penn. Ave. Adj. Wizard's Hotel.
"Do you get giddy".'"
- '.ils your minu dull''
"Are you easily dazed?"
"Do you have headache?"
"Are you easily excited'" '
,'lio your hands tremble?"
Does your heart flutter?"
"Are. you easily irritated?"
' Are you nlwuyH anxious?"
"Do your muscles twitch?"
"Is your temper irritable?"
"Suffer frpm sleeplessness? '
vAreVou easily frightened''''
"Doe.-, not sleep refresh you? '
' '' Do you Torgtit what yo.i read?"
"Do you suffer from neuralgia?"
"Do you start in yo Jr sleep?"
"Do you have horrible dreams?"
"Is there a rush ot blood to the head?"
"Do your legs and arms go to sleep?"
"Do you have a. laughfu,tired feeling?"
"Do you see queer thlngsm the dark?"
Treatment and Medicines.
Daily office hours 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Monday. Wednesdays. Thursdays, and Sat
urdays, till 8 ji. m.; Sunday, 10 to 12.
-Consultation Free"11
The President "Will Make an
Early Selection.
Adjntnnt General Uieck Quott the
Statutes Governing the Appoint-
- niencof theDKtriet Mil it hi Olihif
Local Desire for a District Man
for the Place.
IeJ,d Uu
,It Ujcllevd that the President will
considcOhl-week the question of a suc
cessor to the late Brig. Gen. Ordway, of
the District militia. So far, Major Carries
and Colr"Ciny-havbeen mentioned as be
ipjj desired by their respective .and col
lective jrlfuils for this place. '
The Tresldem" Tins been by no means
allowed to forget that there is such a
place to be filled. He lias already re
ceived several letters making recommenda
tions, but it was f-tated yesterday at the
"War Dcpartrnerit that recommendations,
indorsementsrjejltipn-., etc , are not good
form as to this particular office. They
'Cap fin3fe. tfiu HVar department no record
of any petition, indorsement or letter urg
ing the appointment of Gen. Ordway.
"Whether thi& w.ai, given out as a sug
gestion that the President be led s lone
In the matter, of coarse, does not ap
pear on the' record. It may he only a
The military or tht- District, and. for that
matter, the people of the District, epect
the President to appoint a District man to
the place. An outsider would undo aMedly
be not acceptable to the people of Wash
ington. It is not a certainty, howjver,
that the President will appoint a District
man. It is the und'ritandingthac he does
not favor the home rule idea as applied to
the Districr, not legarding It In the tame
light as be does a State. Report .'-ad it
yesterday that the President might ap
point ilr. Ilnhu, or Ohio, although it was
scarcely crodible that the same man v uld
be selecb-'dto fill the place of dibtrict
marshal and brigadier general uT mh la.
The matter of the appointment has al
ready been taken up in the War Depart
ment, the Secretary to make the appoint
ment on the suggestion of the man ly the
President. Adjt. Gen. Preck has looked
Into the manner of the appointment and
finds, according to his coiit-trueMon r the
law, that the President has autocratic au
thority as to this appointment, and that
therefore it Is not an appointment to be
confirmed by th& Senate.
Adjt- Gen. Breck made an Interesting
abstract or the la.w relating to the ap
pointment, alfco referring incidentally to
other of fees and the progress or the mili
tia since 1803.
Gen. Breck& abstract is as follows:
"The act of Ma rch, 1803, with two minor
acts supplementary thereto, ot July 1, 1 81-,
and March 3, 1825, provide forthe organ
iaatfon of the District of Columbia militia.
"The act of 1803wasin force until super
seded by the act of March, IS89, to provide
for the organization of the militia of the
District of Columbia.
"This was formerly quite a large or
ganization under the 1803 act, hut this
was practically broken up in consequence
or the ?ar or the rebellion. The 1S03
net provides that the President shall ap
point and commission during pleasure the
proper officers of the District of Colum la
"The question of organizing the militia
was discussed more orlesln Congress and
by the Wrff .Department for ten or twelve
years prior t3ctlie act or 188H, and Gen.
Ordway- wasr commissioned brigadier gen
eral m ttfe District of Columbia militia
April 19, 18&7, by the President.
"There is-'nd record in thi; office of any
letters or reconfmendations for hi j nppoint
nient, which' wtts directed to be mane ty
the Secretary at War.
"Section 0, of the act of Man h, 1SS9.
provides that the President of the United
States shalT-tie- commander-in-chief of the
militia of the District of Columbia.
"Section T'pVovidcs that there jhall be
appointed l?y tlfe President or the United
States a co.vunaiidlng general of the militia
ot the District o'f Columbia, with the rank
ot brigadier general, who shall hold of
flee until lift successor is appointed and
qualified, but he may be removed any time
by the President.
"Section 19 provides that all officers
shall bo commissioned by the President.'
"Section 9 provides for the appointment
of nu bf fleer of the Army to act as ad
jutant general of themilitia of the DIstrictot
Columbia, who, while so assigned, shall be
commissioned as such, and be subject to the
orders of the commanding general provided
by this not ""
"Neither the bjigadler general com
manding the militia nor any of the offices
are nominated to the Senate. Every appointment-
'rests 'entirely1 with the Presi
dent "
Do you hnow that you can have
The Mornhis, Evening, and Sumlav
Times the only COMPLETE new
paper published in Washington -served
to you hy carrier for t f -cerits
a month?
Splendidly made oak or mahogany
finish Tables, 18-inch top, under
shelf, regularly sold ac 75c.
Monday and Tuesday 39c
Lamp and Globe, with the cele-
orated Kochester burner:
never sold below $4.o0..-.. S2.9Q
Clothes Poles; in solid oak or
mahogany finish; G pins; worth
$1. Monday and Tuesday 58c
Solid polished oak Chamber Suite;
neatly carved; 30x24 beiel plate
mirror; a bargain at $25.
Monday andTuesday.... SX6.35
Carroll Instituri -iinstrel Clnb 'Jlve
a Performance Then.
The Carroll Institute Minstrel f.lub is
back from a most pleasant Thanksgiving
trip to The Plains, Fauquier county, Va.
The club was invited to Tho Plains to
give a performance and to be honoied ty
a Thanksgiving dance afterward. Ten cf
of the boys went down, and they fay
of the whole excursion that It was one
of the most enjoyable experiences they
ever had.
The company was made up of George
11. O'Connor and Joe Cullen, ends; Ken
neth O'Connor, interlocutor; George T. Cox,
Theodore Friebus and Charles Moore, ll
ladists; William S. McCarthy, louis Dar
rell and Mr. Mortimer. The boys were
awdsted bv the Misses Mortimer tnd the
Misses Murray.
The performance went with a rush, and
the audience was enthusiastic and very
appreciative. The dance in honor of the
troupewas interspersed with songs Ly Mr.
O'Connor and banjo solos by Mr. Culljn
They boys were taken on a straw ride
while they were away. Messrs. Frank
Karrigan, Charles Mortimer and George
Kelclmer were aho along with the min
strels, and Mr. Mclnerny went as accom
panist. The Carroll Institute Dramatic Club, ot
which the minstrels are an offshoot, is to
give a performance of "Kosedale" at the
Lafayette Square Theater on December
15. The Institute members are confident
that It will be the best ever given by the
club. All the old members are to take
part and several new ones. Ed Walsh
and Miss Nora CocherwIIl take the princi
pal parts. The cast includes eighteen peo
ple. Mr. Percj "Winter Is training the om
pany. They are having four rehearsals a
Negroes Threaten to Burn the Town
of Grund Gorge, N. Y.
Grand Gorge, N. ST., Nov. 27. A rare
war between negroes and whites has been
declared in thin usually peaceful reg'on
of the Cabjkill mountains.
The negroes are bitter toward the white
residents, and have threatened to bum the
town. The negioes are followers of the
Mendores, who recently kidnaped a white
farmer's daughter. They livo in the moun
tains about Grand Gorge, and have com
mitted all kinds of crimes.
They have defied the officers, but the
recent abduction ot the white girl set the
reMdent.s in a frenzy, and they have made
a number of arrests. Including the Men
do re brothei s. The negroes now say
they will retaliate by burning the town
Secretary Gape'.-. New Secretary.
Mr. M. E. .Ailes, of Sidney, Ohio, who
has beon in the Treasury Department ser
vice for eleven years, has been appointed
private secretary to the Secretary ot the
Treasury. Mr. Ailes has been acting In
that capacity ever since the promotion of
Mr. Vanderlip, former private secretary,
to the position of an assistant Secretary
Mr. -Ailes is a member of tho Supreme Court
bar. lie Is thirty-two years ot age.
Cluiplnin Goodwin to Exnlal i.
Secretarj Long has referred the charges
against Cliaplain M. M. Goodwin, ot thj
"Wabash, to the chaplain himself for an
explanation, and If that be not satisfactory
a court-martial may follow. The chaf
lain is charged with absence over time of
leave, and. It is said, with drunkenuesM
Capt.H. F. rickering.oommandlngthe&hlp,
has called for the investigation.
We give Trading Stamps with eacli cash purchase,
At providing unapproachable values have been crowned
with unusual success this week. The list is more extensive
than ever, and, we firmly believe, the values greater. We
still offer credit to all who wish without extra cost. We
mention a few out of the many bargains that we have ar
ranged for Monday and Tuesday:
Solid polished oak Chiffonier, 5
drawers, handwraely made; the reg
ular price is S8. Monday
andTuesday S4.85
A limited number or well made Couches,
upholstered in tapestry; a $7.00
value S4.35
"White enamel Iron Beds, with solid cast i
brass trimmings; heavy an J Mibstantial
Kikiltr -,,.ith 1 I.C-t.tnli fliBtc- wnrtlt 1
$6.00 everywhere - S3.85
2 fine Gurly birch Siu boards; swell
fronts; large bevel plate mirror;
an astonishing bargain;
marked at $7u. S38.7G
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Cau oti sec well? Can you read well? Are you
troubled with unaccountable headaches? Do your eyes
burn? Better let us examine your eyes. If there's
anything- the matter we'll tell you. If there's nothing
the matter we'll tell you.
Eyes Examined Free
Dr. F. P. Donahay, the celebrated New York spe
cialist and diplomaed scientific optician, makes all our
examinations by the only perfect method of obtaining
absolutelr correct results. "We offer you the BEST
SERVICE OBTAINABLE. His advice may be of
priceless value to you yet costs nothing-.
ew Eyesight on Credit.
"We offer 3ou- Glasses Frames, etc. and we fill
any prescription for HALF any other optician's price
and offer you credit if you want it.
Consult us about eyesight.
Castelberg's Nat'l Jewelry Co.,
1 103 Pa. Ave. Next to Star Office.
Baltimore Office, IDS X. Eutaw Street. Established 1SI6.
Smoker and i'le.iMUit Entertninni nt
at Their Hall.
The regular monthly meeting andsmoker
of tho Confederate Veterans' Associationof
Washington was- held at their hall, at the
corner ot Eleventh and B streets north
west, last night- The meeting was largely
attended, and all who were present were
entertained with a delightful musical pro
Prof W. Engel Schubert gave a number
of violin selections, with piano aocompant
ment by Mrs. Schubert. Prof. Fontaine
Maury and Mr. Donoghue rendered a num
ber of banjo, mandolin and guitar olos,
and Mr- Duffy sang the "Arniorers 80-1.5"
from "Robin Hood-''
Aftr Hip .smoker a brief business ces
sion was held- CnvU T-h M. Hickey pre
sided, and Adjt. B. E. L. Hackey
acted as secretary. It was decided to cold
an entertalnmentand bop at the association
hall on the evening of December 17, and
most ot the time devoted to the transa,
tion ot business was used In completing
arrangements for the same.
Do you know that you eau have
The horning, Evening: nntl Sunday
Times the only COSJPLETE news
paper published In Wushlrujton
served to yon. by carrier for lfy
cents a month?
Ladies Writing Desk, solid polish
ed oak, beautifully finished Inside
and out; a S5 value. Mon
day and Tuesday S3.3S
Pretty hardwood Ladies Sewing
Rocker, with reed seat, well
made: a wonderful argain.. 59c
5-piece Parlor Suites, handsomely
inlaid mahogany finish frames;
upholstered in fine silk dam
ask; the regular price
is $50.00 S34.75
OVERLOOK INX Open all the vear ratind.
On and after December 1 Mr. A- M. BHs
willbesolelessee and proprietor. lt,em
BAKEK3" DRIVERS, 104K Snectal eet-inKluNDAr.Xovemler2J,,-30p.m.,a6
Bunch's Hall. Executive Board.
LADIES, please remember that Xo. 602
9th st. nw., Musouic Temple, is head-
9,u.aSSS. foI. ,thc XEW IDHA paper
PAPERS. Price, only 10c. Any slae.
any style; perfect fit guaranteed. no23-tf
onP&nES 70n Friday morning, November
20. 1897. after a long Illness, MARrTIR
UIMA HUGHES, wirearThomasJ.HHgfces
runeral Sunday. November US.atU p-m.,
rroin her late residence. 3342 R street
northwest. Intermentat Ulenwood. Friends
and relatives respectfully invited toattead-
COCHRAX-Suddenly. Friday raornlng.
Xovember 26, at Providence Hospital; of
pneumonia, JOUX COCHRAN, second son
or George W. Cothran, in the torty-flr5
year of his age.
Funeral private, from residence of hia
sister. Mrs. James II. Har&au. 1885 T
street northwest, Monday, November -0,
at lua. m. It-era
j. wxr.r.iLii.ac lee..
V33 P. Ave. X. W.
Firt, t-ciaa wrvice. Thane. 1385.

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