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I Commencing Monday, Dec. 13, j
M Open Evenings Till Christmas. :
GRANGERS TBE LEADERS
jloiiej and Stock Markets Ap
THE TIMES, WASHINT&TOy, TUBS DAT, DECE3IBETJ 14, 1897.
Goods bought now will be delivered at an time de- iS
sired. We are the only complete housefurnishers.m town. Es
Carpels made, laid and lined free. jj
Desks, Fancy Rockers, China
Closets, Dinner and Tea Sets,
Cabinets, RoIUTop Desks, Rugs,
Carpets, Couches at
SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRICES.
Snow, lee and Asphalt.
iMti aa ttcU as Cosmos Shoes.
Oosta bat s Tnfle More.
Hare tfccm put on your horses, and secure comfort
and safety for them and for yourself.
J. B. KEHOALL,
618 Pa. Ave. N. W.
OUK CTim.STMAS SOrVKXIR.
ee to eiery customer from Saturday. De
otaober It. until Christmas. handsome panel.
Get ooe and ask to see the Sleds and Child's
Hook we jrive with each pound of Baking
GRAND UNION TEA CO.,
21 Seventh meet.
AeM-tf TEAS, COFFEES. SPICES.
We tead tlieiu all m style and pric-s.
feta-tf.etp THE HATTER.
I Why Not Be
This cold, damp weather Tor a few (J8
days we will sell w
Gas Hesters at S2.39
Oil Heaters at $-J .99
Felt Weather Strip-
ping, per foot -c g
FREE The eelebrated Enterprise Coo .. H
Book, containing 200 recipes. g
Frank E. Hopkins,
422 Ninth N. V.
Will Go On Your Bond
In criminal and civil cases. Will act as
receiver, ub4gnee, guardian or trustee.
WlH prosecute claims or all kinds, and will
buy and sell Mich as are assignable. Will
purchase real estate whose title is de
leotlve or In dispute, or will dear up
titles for owner, will pay back taxes at
This company makes a specialty ot
rtreet and steam railroad accident cases.
No charge for consultation. Financial ae
alrtauce furnished to litigants on reason
Tbose about to bring suit Tor divoroo
should consult the company before takins
Washington Law & Claims Co. !
JOHN G. SLATEI1, J? resident.
OrriCL. -172 Kim slimti Ave. N. W
I Lights I
a Will make an old-faHiioned store K
look up-to-date, anil will improve g?
the evening business of any lunch a
u room, saloon, or cafe, in which (
j they are placed. We supply the L
tg current for light or power. $
g L . KI.I-.ITM1C LUJUriNfi COft
213 1-ltit st uw. 'Phone 73. W
qSTE f9 S5XS? VTtQP ZRZPfSFtt Q
1XLNT DOOR CHECK closet a door
without slamming. Doesn't get
out of order. JOHN B. E6PEY.
101U Pa. tva no22-tf.em
Scissors, Knives, Razors!
Properly sharpened by expert cutler
uud urgiel lnsti uinent maker.
C. BREZ, 609 i3th St. N. W.
Be. O STORAGE CO.. 10 to 16 El
- v. .ne. SI to $3 per month. I
That Oolidr Palm
Ib a ton 6tiike for you; It's worth double
the price. We have them even lower.
CYCLAMENS the thingif you want some
thlHjr to bloom all winter. A good plant
J. K. FKKEaIAX,
012 13th St. N. W.
at House & Herrmann's
whatever you do.. The
biggest sale of the season
is going on. We're mak
ing a Christmas gift of
the greatest small-price,
rich-value sale that was
ever held in Washington.
We want 3011 to enjoy
the privilege. Among
the bargain features are
hosts of articles suitable
for presents, and 3ou will
appreciate the saving
this will be to you.
Lamps, Clocks, H
7th & I Sts. N. W.
Heald, Crane & Co.,
IlOIUlti.N & CO.,
BROKERS ANir DEALERS IN STOCKS
Bc service. Fractional lots a specialty.
Offices Room lu, Corcoran Building and
QoB Seventh street . opposite Patent Office.
Telephone, 12-18. dctf-lm.em
The National Safe Deposit,
Savings and Trust
Or the District or Cclumbta.
COR. 15TL 8T. AND NEW YORK AVE.
Chartered by special act of Congress, Jan.
1807, and acts or Oct.. 1890,
and Feb.. ItiVd.
CORSON & MACARTNEY,
Members or the New York Stock Ex
change, 1419 F j-t.. Glover Building
Correspondents or Messrs. Moored Schley,
No. SO Broadway.
Bankers, and Dealers muoivriuncnt Bonds.
Deposit. Exchange Loans.
Railroad Stocks and Bonds and all
securities listed on the exchnugej of
New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Balti
more bought and sold.
A specialty made of Investment securi
ties. District Bonds and all local Rail
road. Gas, Insurance and Telephone Stock
American Bell Telephone Stock bought
and eold. mhl8-tf
AMERICAN SECURITY S
g AND TRUST CO.
I Money to Loan. f
Till company has money to loan
& en listed collateral securities at f
lowest rato or interest. t
,gj U. J BELL, President. b
V. B. HIBBS&CO.
BANKERS and BROKERS,
Members Now York Stook Exchange,
1 427 F Street.
LADENBURO. TH A I.MANN & CO,
Money to Loan
At 5 Per Cent.
on real petal in D. O.; no delay: tern
JjU-tt 1008 F st. aw.
FOR RENT The best way to help your
business or profession Is to move into
the largest and best-known ofrice build
ing in the city.
THE WASHINGTON LOAN AND TRUST
BUILDING, COR. 9TH AND F STS.
A few choice rooms now available; mod
erate rental, no extras; perfect janitor
service, fire-proof surroundings; 3 ale
valors, 1G stories; commodious bicycle
AI'l HOI'RIATION IJII.I.S TASSfllJ.
3I('U-Ih!'k of emigre's May Niw
llrnw Their Mileage.
I.i the House yesterday 3Ir. C-uimm,
chainisnii of the Committee on Appropria
tions, clrtained unanimous consent for the
consideration of an urgent deficiency bill
whii-li contained only three items, viz:
S5.0'o for the construction of a building
at the Nftval Academy; $30,000 for the
payment of the temporary employes of
the House and Senate, and $175,000 for
tlu -payment of the mileage or Senators
and Uepiesentatives. The bill was passed
without debate, after Mr. Cannon ex
plained that the mileage appropriation had
been used during the extraordinary session.
John M. fiatemnii's Funeral.
Tl e funeral ot the late John M. Bite
n.an took place from his late residence,
No. 3415 O st eet, yesterday morning. Tho
deceased whs a member of Division No. 1 ,
Ardent Order of Hibernians, of. which
the following young members were pall
bearers: James Mooucy, James She.Vian,
Charles O'Connor, Thomas McKeuna, John
Southy and Michaul Erner. Interment was
i-iade at Holy Rood.
Tiiiiihoetions, Largely Influenced bj-
Oiilers From Loudon Houses
The "Wheat Yield.
New York, Dec. 13. The Treasury 5 tn la
ment f ir November for expenditures ot
the country's principal domestic article.
showe'l a totalof $82,323,009, an inn:- e
of more than $5,000,000 over October's
exports and an incienie of $6,000, J0U
over Novcmbei, 189G. The increase o.Ter
the November shipments of 1 80G and
180J, amounte'l lespectively to $22,000.
000 and $24,O0Q,00O. Tlie large ship
ments for the mouth were due enMuly
to the export of breadstuffs. Owing vo
the dlffeience of 1 1-2 cents a pound in the
average export price of cotton as joii
paied "Alth November, lSf)C, the y.ilue
of the eMiorts of that staple was sin
Thereportof another Government dt'pa.'t
nient was published today and amis worthy
of note. A special investigation ordered by
the Department of Agriculture 1ms re
suited in ji material revision of the Go
ernment's earlier estimate's of the "vVat
cop. the present estimate indicating a
yield or 530,000,000 bushels, or about
70,000,000 bushels more than the autumn
calculations. With wheat selling around
$1 a bushel, the difference is well worth
tfiking into account. The wheat 111 uket
was practically unaffected by the Govern
ment's report, as the estim ites hitherto
furnished rrom Washington have not been
accepted as trustworthy.
The suck market was very firm to Jay.
Ixmdon houses bought n rulr amount of
slocks, w'uch circumstance was effective
in shaping boardroom sentiment. Th.
money n arkel was appreciably firmer foi
loans on call.
The grangers were the ieil leaders of t he
da aiK' othei conspicuous features were
Union 1 aclfic, Metropolitan Street Railway,
No'rl.ein Pacific, People's Gas ami S igar
lU'iting. Manhattan was unsettled in the
eai'v Healings, when its weakness affeifd
the wlioh' maiket, but It fully rccoered
Its decline in ti'C afternoon
Cons ilidatcd Gas Avas rather actie and
Avas weak on selling reasonably supposed
to ledue to the policy of the mauageai''nt in
the attempted disposition of thecompa i's
tieasur tlKl.. Official information in 'his
tegard is still wanting. The course of prices
was maiked by only fractional reactions
and the ihv-c was firm at bout the be,t
figures of the day.
New York Stock Market.
Corrected dally by W. H. Hibbs .Sc Co.,
membeisof fie New York Stock Exchange,
142 F street.
Open High Low C'los.
Am. Sucar Reilncry 144 M5f I43i IM'4
American Tobacco SSS HJ 87 tg'j
Atchisou. Top. & S. F. . I3S, 13!4 13, 13
Atchison, Top .t S F, pfd S0 VJ0 304 ?0
Baltimore & Ohio 14W U 14M 14H
BuyStHteGas. 5 5 5 54
Canada Southern SS1 56' KH 56
Chesapeake & Ohio Zli ?Z Ziy. ftv
C, C. C, & St. L 3 :jg 35 35V
Chicago, Bur. &Quincy. 08i, K4 9S 004
ChicaKO&N. V 121 V2l 120' 121 C
Chicago Gas 05 07 36 97
C. M & St, Paul 5o. W, 054 1H5
C. R. I. & Pacitic 91 Si2 PI 92
Consolidated Gas. ISO 181'4 lTfcy: I78V
Delaware & Hudson 1094 Ki 100 100J4
Den. & Rio Grande, pfd . 4.1S 40 -tb 40
Erie U 15!i U 1ft1,,
General Electric 33i,- 33!i 33i 33j
Ulinols Central 103 lot HO 104
Lake Shore 174i 1745K 174ii 174V
Louisville & Nashville... 58 ., 58 68,
Metropolitan Traction .. 120J4 12.1 120 124
Manhattan Elevated 107Vi 107 lOSj 107-
Michigan CeotraL 103 103 103 108
Missouri Pacific 35?4 3Tii : 35 v
M.K. &T. pfd 30Ji 38 364 3iK
National Lead Co 31J4 33 34-4 ite
New Jersey Central 43i so fijjj t6't
New York Central 10S I0S?i !0S 10s .
Northern Pacific 20 21 2U 20X
Northern Pucitie ofd M 50 59 14
Ontario & Western lo?, 15 15M I5M
PacIucMaiL 30 31 30 30;4
Phlla. & Heading 21 21 214 214
Southeru'Hailu-ay, pfd... l 33 Xi'A X3H
Texas Pacific. II 115 114 114
Tenn. Coal and Iron 25X 20 2oii 2rt
UnionPacltlc -4? 204 -4Ji 264
L". S. Leuther pfd to MM 04 CI
Wabash, pfd IS. 12 lfc4 lfc4
Western Union Tel V0h 1). WS 00
1 he weik started in yesterday witha big
da, ad,'incing prices and a general cheet
fulne' of outlook. Loudon sent higher
pi ices ii n ost cases and followed them up
lv I -living stocks moderately here. It is
stated that one- of the chief critics of all
things AmMlfa.11 in that city has changed
front tc a eti tain extentand printed bullish
iew or some of our issues, notably St.
Paul Cue is teitfinly foolish, howoAer, if
oncaib v- thf London opinion of the Ameri
can ;ii;"-ket to Influence him in anyMightest
degree whateer. The Londoners cem al
Avavs tc be Aviong about the Americin sock
t. arko' aidif theyarciiotaml this Is only
the psi-Jndice of an American's AieAV at
Ieai. tin;, nit oftener Avrong than right.
In the i-ail hours of the day the principal
feature 'f the stock market Avas Northern
Par-mi preferred, which made a further ad
Aauc and av.is the object of great actl'ity.
It did not hold its poition as lender of the
market. htAvcAer, and later on seemed irre
spoi sible to the further bullish influences
Avlnch asserted themselves, in connection
AVlth the Granger stocks in pirtlcular. Yes
terdaj's irari.et on the AvholeAvas not un
faAoiabie to a fairly strong AA-eek to come,
though advancing prices ncel hardly be
It Avtib to be noted yesterday that Sugar
was aimost neglected. The price was up
son. ca". hat during part of the day, but
cloed AMlhin a quarter of the opening.
The Hading Avas somewhat heaA-y all day.
The seo-oiii! extra dividend story of Sat
uiday bus nhcady passed from almost a
certainly into the category of things to
Avhieh the street attaches no degree of
mobabllity. It Avas one of the rankest
faked that ever fooled the street.
The bond maiket continues to be unde
niably strong, as Avell as remarkably
active, and Avhlle manipulation was of
couise a factor in connection with some
members of the bond list, its general
appearance Justifies the conclusion that
it was undei the influence of a large and
If you are ill you need a
doctor in whom you have
If you need a remedy you
want one that has been tested
for years; not an obscure, un
tried thing that is urged upon
you, or on which you save a
few cents that is no consid
eration as against health.
For wasting in children
or adults, Scott's Emulsion
of Cod-liver Oil with Hypo
phosphites has been the
recognized remedy for twenty-five
50c and (1.00, all druggists.
SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, New York.
1 MUkl wMSM Si
Closed out all this season's woolens of a prominent jobber FOR CASH. They include Scbagiticnke's, Phillips &
Kunliart's, Riverside's and several Huddersfield, Enp;., mills' manufacture. We bought for ONE PRICE hundreds
of styles. We mean to sell
C5s-s. NTn ,-iirri ciiicrimr of Suitincs
meres, Cheviots and Tweeds.
and our excellent fitting Suts
We Started Right, We Are Doing Right, and the
Town Is Ours.
G- fnrrprf Qtvlnc. rnrrprf
outfit for CMRISTM AS.
stead v dimand foi interuot-paylng erurt
The Big Four directors Avill probably
declaie a cpiarterly dlviAutid of I 1-1 per
cent on Uig Foui preferred this Aveek.
The earnings of Louisville & Nashville
Tor the flist Aeek of December decreased
S7.000. The earnings of Cleveland, Lornlu
.t Wiit-ellng for the same ierlod incieaned
S15.O00. Mlssouil, Kansas & Texas
eainIug- for the same 'period Increased
$7,700 " Nmfnlk & Western earnings
lncieased $1G,000. - t
The story that Mr. Morgan feels bullish
011 the market is agnlu In circulation
This is a periodic story that is used by
th i manipulutors in and out of seiiui.
Wl ether Mr. Morgan really does believe
in high prices or not, certainly no one In
x position to knoAV Avould be telling.
Northern Pacific's earnings for the fin-l
Areck of December are excellent. In ex
pectation of them yesterday there av.is a
fine lot of manipulation to push the pre
ferred stock up. All kinds of pleasant gos
sip AA-as circulated a to the size of the
cainii.gs and as to the convenient "state
ments of of flclals in a position to know."' ,
Among other things Northern 1'acific ex- '
pects to get gold out of the Klondike '
bwn, One of tliese obliging officials says I
that the Klondike business wr the mad !
no it sjitmg Avjll be immense. The chant es
aro luigely that the preferred avIH have
something of a tumble today.
It is safd that traders are bidding in
Woshiiigfun Stocir texennase.
Sales-Kcklngton Pailioad, 6's, $2,000
at 97. United States Electric Light, 10 at
103, 10 ar 101, 10 at 100 1-8. Columbia
Title Insurance, 200 at 5. Chesapexke and
Potomac Telephone, t at 70. Lanston
Monotype. ' 00 atl9 7-8,10 at 20.
U.S. 4'p,R 1WW Q.J , 1124 1134
U.S. -Ts. CltWQ. J ills 1154
U.S. 4's. 1935 1294'
U.S. 5's, 1001 Q. F 1H& U34
DISTIIICT OF COLUMBIA BONOl
J E995's, "20-year Funding" 103
6's 1902, "30-year Funding" gold.... 110
7's 1101. '"AA'ater Stock" currency. Ill
?'s 1903. "Water Stock" currency. Ill
"Funding" currency, 3.65's 1144
Met. R. P. 5s, 1925 118 120
Met. R. R. Conv. 6's 123 l2S',i
Met. R. R. Cert. Indebtedness A.. 123 130
Met R.R. CerU Indebtedness, B.. 113
Belt R. R. 5's, 1921 00 75
EckingtonR. R. 6's, 1890-1911 90
Columbia R. R. G's, 18H9 121
AVash GasCo., Ser. A, 0's, 1902-'27. 112
AVash Gas Co., Ser. B. 6's, 1901-'29. 112
U. S. Elec. Light Debenture Imp
Ches.& Pot. Tel. 5's, 1896-1911 100
Am. Sec &Tr. 5'S, Fund A, 4905.. 103
Am. Sec. & Tr. 5's, A and 0. 1905.. 10J
AVash. Market Co. 1st 6's, 190M9U-
S7,0U0 retired annually 110
AVash. Market Co. Imp. 6's, 12-27.3 110
AVnsh. Market Co. ext'n G's, 114--275 110
Masonic Hall Association 5'sJ 190J? 107
AVash. Light Inf. 1st 6's, 1901... .".' 9J 100
NATIONAL BANK STOCKS.
Bankof AA'ashington ....;, 275 :
Metropolitan I.---'!? 300 315
Central X 855
Farmers and Mechanics' ....t....Jf 180
Second i..r.A 140
Columbia ......i? 130
Capital I ; .-. 120
AVestEnd ;....f. 101 106
Traders' A Vt 97
Lincoln 1. ....": 103 110
SAFE DEPOSIT AND TKUSl' COMPANIES.
Nat.Safc Deposit and Trusi 120
Wash. Loan and Trust . 120 125
Amer. Security and Trust 145 150
Capital Traction Co C2JJ 644
Columbia 63 68
GAS AND ELECTRIC LIGHT STOCKS.
Washington Gas. 46 47
Georgetown Gas 40 40
U. S. .Electric Light. 99 101
Metropolitan ". 65
Arlington 125 150
German American 185
NationalUnion ,10 12
Columbia :.... 12 14
Rlggs 7; 8K
People's. 5s 6
Lincoln. 9f 9i
Commercial ." 4 44
Real Estate Title 85
Columbia Title ij 54
AVash. Title 24
District Title ;.... 3
Pennsylvania 33 45
Chesapeake and Potomac 65
g jnJj1Ia jug STANDARD TAI
them all nearly one thousand styles
Single or Double
Made to Your fleasure.
h:is erer been made hafnrc. Rlnck.s.
They are all-wool every thread OX NO
are now well known.
fif rnrrpri-Iv-mnilp (rnrmpntc rnmmnnfl tho tr,Tf!f Cnl! Pnrlv. (lot
American Graphophone 9'n 94
Americ.mGraphophonepfd 10 loa
Pneumatic Gun Carriage Si .53
Merpenthalcr Linotype HIJf -1124
Lanston Monotype I9i iO
Wasliington Market 10
GreatFallsIce 103 Hi
Nor. &. AVash. Steamboat 100
Lincoln Wall , IH)
The Chicuno AA'hcnt Mnrlcet.
Chicago, Dec. i:L- The feature In tiMlay's
market AAfls a decline of 7 cents from
Satuidaj's clog in December Avheat, with
a rally of - 1-2 cents from the bottom at
the finish. The range wrs from 17 12 to
I0n, cifsing at 5)9 1-2 bid. The selling
AAas pAjdentiy against canli wheat for uc
couni of the principal eleA-ator interests
hre. The buying avhs for the long In
terest. a Avell as to cover sliorts. The
f luci ut ions Avere uunccompaiiled by any
Chicnfio Grnln and Provision Mnrliei
Corrected daily by AV. B. Hit bs & Co.,
members of the NeAV i'ork Stock Exchange,
1127 -F street.
AViieat: ODen. Hij?h. Low. Clos.
May Pi !1-J 04 P1H
July fc3 3
May 2SW 2SK 2SJ4 2S-i
July 294 29K 14 29J4
May 22J6 224 22 224
May S.GO 8.65 .55 S.A5
May 4.57 4.57 4.52 4.52
May 4.40 4.40 4.37 4.40
Xoav York oltoii ilurljet.
Open. High. Loav. Clo.
January 5.71 5.74 5.71 5.73
March 5.79 5.82 5.79 5.79
May 5.88 5.91 5.8S 5.89
June 5.93 5.93 5.91! 5.93
T.Iectrlc I.iyht Iegiixbition.
The bill introduced In the Senate yester
day by Senator McMillan to put loth
electric light companies of this city upon
an equal footing, Avas, it is understood,
drafted bj the Potomac Electilc Lighting
TO CITHE A COLD IX U.VE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggists refund the money ir Itfailsto cure.
TJGc.Thegenuiuehas L. B. Q on each tablet
J. Jay Gould Toys Open eA-enings.
WALTER "l3." WILLI AMS&" CO., Auc'rsT
BY ORDER OF THE
TAUNTON SILVER PLATE
Elegant Silver-plated AVare. great va
riety or styles. Rogers celebrated Cut
lery of ewry description, and many useful
articles suitable for presents.
Salesroom, Corner 10th and Pa. ua-c. nw.,
AT 11 O'CLOCK A. M. and 7:30 P. M.
Those intending to purchase should call
early, while the stock is lurge to select
from. Ladies are particularly invited,
and chairs will be provided for their com
fort. J. P. HALL, Manager,
AV ALTER B. AA'ILLIAMS is. CO., Auc'rs.
TRUSTEES SALROF THAT VALUABLE
3-STORY BRICK DWELLING, NO. 1010
SEVENTH STREET NORTHEAST.
By virtue of that deed of trust, dated
NoA-ember 26,189-1, and duly recorded in
llbe.r 1953, folio 451 et seq., or the land
records or the District of Columbia, de
rault haA'ingbeen made In payment and by
request or the holder of the indebtedness
described therein, tho undersigned AvIUorTer
at public sale in rront or the premises on
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1897, at -1
O'CLOCK P. M., sublet one hundred and
tAventy-uiue or the National Capital IiiA'est
menb Company's subdiA-ialon or lots In
square eight hundred and nrty-six, as per
plat recorded in the office or the surveyor
of said District, in liber No. 16, folio 02,
Avith all th improA'ements thereon, subject
to an incumbrance of $1,500, rull particu
lars or which avIII be announced at time
or sale. Terms, all cash, abOA-e the arore
eald Incumbrance. A deposit or ilOO re
quired or purchaser, and terms to be com
piled AAith in ten days, otherA-ise a re-sale
at risk and cost or defaulting purchaser.
All conveyancing at purchaser's cost.
CHARLES H. CRAG1N, -EDAA'IN
CHAS. G. SLOAN & CO., Trustees.
J. E. FRECHIE& CO. .general auctioneers,
316-18 8lh st. uav.; furniture sales every
Tuesday and Friday, 10 a. 111.; ciockery
trade sales Thursdays 10 a. m.; consign
ments recelAed daily for above sales.
(ISRAEL & COMPANY.)
Floors Devoted to Merchant Tailoring.
F Streets N. W.
Rlues. NeAV (ircens nnd Rrnwn;. Fancv nixtures in Worsteds. C.ts;i
SALE. Our manner of trimming a
LORS, Cor. nth and
KAlCLirFC. SUTTON & CO. .Auctioneers.
1' 20 I'enn. aATe. nw.
TRUSTEES SALE OF TWO-STORY
BRICK DWELLING. SITUATENo.fc27
THIRTEENTH S.TREET NOKTHEAST
Bv virtue of two deeds of trust giveu to
us and dulv recorded respectl-ely In liber
113d, it folio 310 et seq., and in liber
2167, at Tolio 303 et seq., or the laud
records for the District of Columbia, and
at the request of the iurtle secured
therebv, aa-c will sell at public auction,
In rroht of the premises, ou 1UESDAY,
DECEMBER 28, 1897, at 430 p.m., the
rolloAviug described leal estate, situate
in the District ot Columbia, to avU. Part
or lots mimbeted tAventv-elght (2S). twenty
nine (29), thlrtv (30), and thirty-one (31),
in Michler's subdlAlsion of square num
bered one thousand and twenty-six tl. 026),
beginning Tor the same thirty-six reet nine
inches (3 6 ft. 9 in.) south or the northwest
corner or said square and running thence
eastclghrv-eight reet (i:S ft.), thence south
sixteen feet three Inches 16 rt. 3 in.),
thence west eight v-elght reel (bb ft. 1 and
thenevnorth sixteenfeet three inches (1 6 ft.
3 in.), to the place or beginumg. amUi
all the Improvements. '
Tenns. One-ttiirtl cash: Imlanee in six
and tAvelve mouth from bie of sale, the
deferred pavments to lie secuied by deed
of 1 1 ust upon the propeity .ld and to
bear interest at the rate or 6 per cent ,
per annum, or all cash, at tlie option or
the purchaser. A deposit or $50 to be
paid at the sale. Terms to be compiled
Avith. in nrteen days from day or sale:,
otherwise the trustees reserve the riglrt:
to adveitlse and resell the property at tlie ,
risk and cost or the defaulting purchaser.
All cotiAevancing at purchaser's cost. Good
title 01 no sale.
JOSEPH R. EDSON.
CHARLES B. BAILEY,
del i.17,21, 24. Trustees.
THOMAS DOAVLING & CO . Auctioneers,
No. 612 E St. nw.
TRUSTEES SALE OF A A'ALfABLE
LOT ON E STREET NORTHWEST,
NEAR TAVEN'l Y-Sl X.TH hTKEET.
By Alrtue of a deed or trust dated Feb
ruaiy 5, lfc94, recorded lu liber 1901.
folio 53 et seq-, cue of tie lapd records
of tho District of Columbia, Ave Avill sell
at the request of the party secured the real
estate described therein, a ir.. Original lot
numbered five (o), in square numbered
tAventv (20), in the city of AVashmgtoii,
District ot Columbia, default haAing been
made in the payment or interest on the
debt secured thereon. Sale in front or
the premises at 4 p.m. on WEDNESDAY,
the loth day of December, 1S97. Tenm
or sale: One-third cash and balance hi three
equal payments in one! D,tAVo( 2)and three
(3) vears after date or tale, with interest,
payable semi-annuallv, at the rate or six
(6) per cent per annum, or all cash at the
purchaser's option, .said dererred payments
to be secured on the property. A deposit
or $100 to be made at the time or sale
Right reserved to -sell at cost r purchaser
if the terms are not complied with in ten
days from sale. Conveyancing, etc., at
IRA AV. HOPKINS,
FRANK D. EVANS,
RATCLIFFE, SUTTON & CO.. Auctioneers.
TRUSTEES' SALE OF BUILDING LOT
ON P STREET, BETWEEN NORTH
c-nPirOij ivrsD-Mlisji s; rn.ETS N .
Bv virtue ot a deed of trust, duly re
corded in liber No. 2t65. folio S59 et seq.,
one of the land records Tor the District or
Columbia, and at the request or party se
cured, Ave avIII sell at public auction in
Trout of the premises on TUESDA Y, 2STH
DAY OF DECEMBER. A. D., 1S97. at
3:30 o'clock p. m., the folIoAViug described
real estate, situate in the city or AVasIiing
lon. District or Columbia, to AVlt: Lot
tAventy-nlne (29) or Lnurit.sen and Bates
subdlAision of square six hundred and f ir
leen(61 C). together Avith the improA'ements.
etc. thereon. Terms stated at time of
sale. A deposit or $100 required ar time
or sale. All conA'eyancing, etc., at pur
II. II. BERG MANN.
J. AV. SCHAKFER,
del 4,17,21 ,21 Trustees.
RATCLIFFE, SUTTON &CO., Auctioneers.
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF A TAVO-STORY
BRICK DAVELLING, KNOWN AS NO.
435 O STREET NORTHAVEST.
By virtue of a deed or trust glA'en to me
and dulyrecordedin liber 2150, at folio 399
et :-eq., one of the land records for the
District of Columbia, and at the request of
the party secured thereby, I Avill offer for
sule, at public auction, in front of tlu
premises, ou TUESDAY, 'HIE 1-lTH DAY
OF DECEMBER, A. D. lo97, AT FOUR
O'CLOCK P. M., the following described
real estate situatoln the city of Avashlngtou,
District of Columbia, known and distin
guished as lot thirty-scA-en 137), in squuro
and others, commissioners, subdivision ot
lots in square five nuntired and eleven
(511), as suid subdivision is recorded in
the office or the surA-eyor of the District
ot Columbia, In book AA F., page one hun
dred and sixty-one (161), together with the
iinproveinents, rights, &c.
This property will be sold subject to two
prior deedsot trust Tor $4,000and 30O.re
bpecllvely, Avith accrued interest, the bal
ance in cash.
Terms: Over trusts cash. A deposit ot
$600 required at the time or sale. Terms
to be complied with Avithin fifteen days
Trom the day or sale otherwise the trustee
resere the right to re-sell the property at
tlu risk and cost or the defaulting pur
chaser after five days' preA-ious adAertIse
ment of such re-sale in some newspaper
published in Washington, D. C.
All conveyancing, recording, et cetera, at
the cost of the purchaser.
HENRY AVEX, Truhtee.
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