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THE TIMES WASH-BEG roy, JSUJN DAY, lGJEMJBER 19, 3897
$5 and $6 Jackets and
Plush Capes, pluln ana cmbioidered thl
let ftir triminv4.-t.Ilk liue4, run length and
sweep. Kersey, Beaver .orAstrakhaa Cai k?,
single oi double: plain, jet embioldeted
and Tur trimmed, Tull sweep. Kersev,
Be ivcr, aud Boucle Cloth Jackets, plain
a id simp seamx some satin lined blujs.
blacks, tans, splendidly made
$9. $10 and $11 Jackets
and Capes. $4.75.
Plush and Cloth Capes, handsomelv em
broidered and Jetted: extra pood qualltv
Seal l'luaii oi Fine Kersev. Bca-ven. anil
Bolides: black and fancv silk lining.
fui trimmed, mil lengtn ;tml sweep.
Kuisey, Uotijin Cloth, and Beaver Jackets,
blacks, blues, tans, greens, and all the
latest fashionable shades, some plain, some
silk stitched, some trap seams
$25, $20 and $15
In blacks, blues, cadet, green, and the
fashionable teds. The most fascinating
or the new styles plain and braid trim
medall tailui-madc and finished with
the most careful workmanship. Uhe
greatest baigaiu overheard of
It is on'y at Christmas time
customers than anything else.
one-third lower prices thin any
! CARD! I
Notwithstanding the fact
that we are doing 33 percent,
more business than last Christ
mas, we have not sold as
many more Diamonds as our
immense stock wan ants. We
have but FIVE DAYS MORE
to reduce this stock of
comprising, as it does, over
$100,000 worth of the finest,
gems, set in Rings, Pendants,
&c We have every advant
age to offer 3rou as to values,
being direct impor:ers of the
stones and manufacture the
mountings. This stock must
be sold, and we do not pro
pose to allow ourselves to be
undersold by any competi
and we can guarantee you n
a saving of from 20 to 40 per
cent, on airy prices In tlr's g
city. Three or four times g
greater variety here. 8
A sacrifice of profits, but
not of quality or reputation. C
J R, HARRIS i CO,, J
Cor. Tth and D Sts.
Decree In the Belt Line Cno.
The decree oT the com! ordering the
sate of the Belt Railway will in all .prob
ability Iks signed tomorrow. The unse
cured creditors of the company will have
twenty days after the signing or the de
cree In which to note an appeal from the
decision of Judge Cox. Messrs. S. S.
Daisli & Son have expressed their intention
of carrying the matter to the Supreme
Io you Taiow tliat you can ?ja,vo
The Morning, Uveiiliur ami Sunduy
Times the only COMPLETE nc-vs-IMiper
published lit "Washington
served to yon by carrier ior fiftj
ccntN a month'?
THAT IS A SALE!
Jackets and Capes at Fabulous Prices.
Our buyer has just returned from a bargain hunt in New
York, and he captured some big game. The mild weather lias
scared the manufacturers, and the-are glad to sell at any price.
We have bought heavily, and liave an arrray of bargains suck
as was never seen before.
$12, $13 and $14 Jackets
and Capes, $6.55.
Plush Cape?, plain, jet, embroidered,
and fur trimmed. Magnificent quality of
seal plush. Black or fancy Mlk lining
full swesp and length. . Handsome Houcies,
Beaeis, Kersey., and Hough Cloths mag
nificently made. Keisey and Boucle
jackets, all the new snades and blacks
plain or strap seams extra quality of
mateilal haudsomely tailored...
$16. $18 and $20 Jackets
and Capes. $860.
riusn and Cloth Cape5.. A tiuly wonder
ful lot absolutely peifcctlu cut, material,
and finish tiimmed with fur, jet. braid,
or fine embroidery full sweeps. Kersey,
Boucle, aud Beavei Cloth Jacket's, tan and
black Kcrses, black and all the latest
Tnshloimble shades in Kerseys, Beavers,
and Bouclcs plain or strap seams plain
oi Xancy silk lined
Russian Blouse Jackets
and Holiday Goods.
that we ssll Toys, and we keep them more as a convenience to our
We do not attempt to make a profit on them and guarantee to gie
regular toy store,. The toys are only at our main store.
A great purchase
of Umbrellas. "
500 Otto Muhler'.s
Gloria Silk Umbrellas
frame. Dresden, Con
go. 5?ilvcr-t rimmed or
list ural handle mpcI
nd fully r.O differ
ent styles not one
worth less than
A magnificent .ot
We are showing the
finest stock or Hund
kerchlefM that -was
uw on sale. Dainty
with plain or fancy
borders. Every styl
ish -wliuu is repre
sented. .12 l-2c tossc
A fabcmating dis
play of garters.
pretty colors In silk
webbing with ribbon
bows, oxidized silver
etc. Make charming
Christmas Gifts, "lioc,
50c, and 6Sc quali
ties respectively go for
IOC, S Sc and 39c
50c and 39cDressed
, Dolls SGC
Up to $4,93.
Hundreds of Other
Games of all sorts,
from 25c up. Wagon
from itbc; Iron Uoya
of all kinds, Musical
Chairs and Sleighs
from 4fcc: Carnages
from 25c to $5; Ve
locipedes from $1.4S
to Si: Books from 10c
up. Every kiud of
Toy to delight the
MOHE OFFICES FILLET).
Action of President and Senate
Agieeable to 11 Number of Peopl-j.
The President jestvrday pent the fnl
lowing ji minatlons to the Senate:
"William P. Williams, of Illinois, assist
ant treasurer ot the United States at
William Teiin Nixon, of Illinois, col
Isctor of cu-toms for the uistrict of Chi
.Archibald A. Young, of Indiana, surveyor
or customs for the district or Indianapolis.
Henry C. Grcnncr, o! Missouri, collector
of internal reiuue for the First district
Juhn II. Walkcnborset, of Missouri, ap
praiser ol ii'ciihandisc at the port of St.
John X.. HodKOs, of Colorado, tG"be as
saycr, in charge or the Mint or the United
States at Denvei, Col.
Joseph S, Sjiku, jr., of California, to be
surveyor vf customs in the district or 3an
John C. Ames, of Illinois to be marshal
of the United States for the northern dls
tuct of Illinois.
T.i be associate justices of the supreme
court of the Territory or New Mexico
Frank W. Parker, of New Mexico, and
John ft. McFie, of New Mexico.
James L. Martin, of Vermont, attorney
of the United States for the district ot
Loreuzo F. Watson, to be postmaster
at Watsoka, III.
George L. Darte. of Pennsylvania, to Lc
consul or the United States at Martinique.
Isaac "IV. Dyer to be attorney for the
United States Tor the district of Maine,
vice Albert W. Bradbury, resigned.
Among the nominations confirmed by the
Senate yesterday were the .followiuy:
United States Ministers-Ethan A. lll'.ch
cock. of Missouri, to Itussla; Archibald
Sampson, of Arizona, to .Ecuador; La.jrits
S. Swenson, of Minnesota, to Denmark;
William R. Finch, ot Wisconsin, to Para
guay and Uruguay; George JI. Eridg-n-in,
or Ni'iv Jersey, to Bolivia; W. Godfrey
Hunter, of Kentucky, to Guatemala and
Honduras; William "W. Thomas, jr., of
Maine, to Sweden and Norway.
Consul General -James T. Dubois, of
renasvlvunia, at Sant Gall, Switzerland.
Consuls-Frank M. Drundnge, of Penn
sylvania, at Ai-v La Chappelle, Germany;
W. Irviu Shaw, of Pennsylvania, at Bar
ranquilla, Culonibl.i: Talbot J. Albert, if
Maryland, at Bmnswick. Germany; Daniel
Mayer, or West Virginia, at Buenos Ayres.
Argentine Republic; Rafael Madrigal, of
Maryland, at Cartatrena, Colombia; Clmles
V. Snyder, of Weil Virginia, at "Win Isor,
Nathan B. ?cott, of West Virginia, com
missioner of internal revenue; William P.
Williams, cf Illinois, assistant treasarpr at
Chicago; William Penn Cixon, collector of
customs, at Chicago.
Salary of IVasliiugtuu'g "Posttunister.
Mr. Cliandler has introduced a bill in
the Senate fixing the salary of the post-
mastei at Washington at G,C0O-a je.ir.
A Little Girl
i !"gHR Picture, fancy uaper,
715 Market Space.
ttjsiting nil: masonic vxm.
It I to Be Held in April nt Con
The new Masonic fair proiect is moving
with a bor.'ii. Under the energetic manage
ment ol President J. JI. Small, jr., and
Director General George W. Tjant much
progress lias been made in the preliminary
It nas been decided to rold the fair 111
April and at Contention Hall. Extended
lists or committees, embracing muuypr em
inent Masons, hae been prepared ?o tike
charge or the different parts of ihe lair
work. Soliciting for contributions will
soon commence and be diligently i rose
cuted b good men .
The gentleman at the head of three solicit
ing comiLitteesare all veterans in the work.
Col. Allison Nailor is chairman of the com
mittee on general contributions, Col. Jam-js
L. Not risof that on cash contributions, -ind
Judge Frank II. Thomas has the chair
manships or the committee to solicit cm
trihuttotu' outside the District or Colum iia.
The men who escape these gentlemen
and their coips of diligent assistant will
indeed, be fortunate.
The financial resources or the Cilr are
thus in good hands, and so is the ;noie
immediate management ot the big show
The chairman or decorations reported to
last night's meeting ot the board that he
had returned Jiome from New York with
dozens of new and good ideas. The chair
man ot printing, Mr. George Gibcon, sub
mitted an elaborate design for the sta
tionery of the fair, and other com .nil tees
announced excellent progress.
The board or control has secured offices
in the Lennwn building, where its busi
ness v-ill be tranactcii after January 1.
These were formerly occupied by one of
the Inaugural committees.
QTTAI.TFIED SUFFHAGK DEBATED.
Niitinuul U"niver,ity Ltiw Students
Speak Berore a Large Audience.
The public debate la'-.t evening by mem
bers of the Debating Society of the Na
tional University Law School, in the lcc-tuie-rooir.
of tlie university, at o. 820
ThirteiiUb str-et, was a decided success.
The lull was crowded and the audience
the greatei part of which was coinrocd
or lad'cf, was generous aad impartial In
its exptession ot appieclation.
The subject for debate was, "Resolved.
That there should be a property qualiric.i
tlon for the exercise ot the franchise."
The debate was conducted by Mr. C. H.
Merlllat, the president ot the soeiity who
announced the following debaters: r;r
the affirmative, George N. Brown, or
Wyoming; T. J.Landeigren, of New Yoik;
Willim L. TInglish, ot Illinois. For the
negative, G. D. McQuesteu, of Utah: Jos
cph Chez, ot Indiana; C. D. TanDuzer.it
Afi-erconnuimtlon the Judges decided the
debate tr. favot of the negative. The
judges were Pro's. Eusene Carnsi aad
Jackson II. Ralston unci Mr. TSmptcy.
During the evening selections were ren
dered by Miss Taroline Evans, Miss Edua
Scott-Smith, Miss Claudia Moore and Mr
F. MnTion Cravford Mondny Night.
F. Marion Crawford, who opens the
Lyndsay courte ot enlertalnmcnts, in 1
Central Halt, has tor his subject. "Leo XIII
The only Tadies', men's and Children's ready-made
Clothing store in the city with the only credit sys
tem that is really liberal, free and equitable which
is really an accommodation.
Kris Kringles should make HecSit's
Givers of practical, sensible presents those
of clothing for man, woman and child
have in this stock the largest variety in the city
from which to choose. They have the privileges
of our liberal credit system, and many a mother
and many a father have it to thank for the mer
ry Christmas it will bring. The whole store is
at your disposal and you pay nothing extra
for the accommodation of ea3y payments.
Open every evening till Xmas. Ready to de
liver the gift when and where you want it.
We've added hundreds of garments
amy our regularly bought stock.
See the enormous cuts we've made.
.00 Collarettes, $1.49.
Another lot of those electric seal colbreltes
lined with changeable silk full in ripple and as well
made and as stlish as the most expensive values
such as you cannot bn- anywbere under $3 will go for
Astrakhan cloth capes Hned with
rhadamo silk generously full in sweep
collar and front trimmed with Thibet
fur have been S7 and S3
Plain Saltzs test silk seal plush
capc-s trimmed with handsome Angora
fur and liuetL. throughout with silk
which were $10
All the S12 ones now S5.08.
Plain SaltzT-s .best, silk seal 'plush
capes, trimmed with Angora fur
silk lined which were Stj
Those handsome beaded and braided
Saltz's slfk seal plush capes trimmed
with Thibet and silk lined thoc same
capes which Sold for SI 8 and S20 but
a few weeks ago
Your choice 0.98
Lot of beautiful electric seal capes
the ery first qua-jlty all-silk lined
the sanv.tcapes which sold for $25
in the Vntiriun,'' and it goes without say
ing that it will be handled in thestyle that
has rcrde the noelist famous, for Sir.
Crawford's pen lias made hfm pre-eniincuit
and placed him among the foremost of
ATr. Crawford maVes his Initial ap
pnaranre on this occasion as a lecturer
and 'his wide popularity should attract a
CAL GUT AT SHOrLIFTIXG.
Sirs. Annie Henault Took Goods
From a Uig Stoic.
Jlrs. Annie Henault, the v-otnan who was
srrestedrridayight by Detectives Muller
and Bour, on the 'charge of stealing gools
from Woodward and Lothiop's dry go ids
store, vasrel.aserton $400 yesterday ,vii-n
her case was cnlleu in police court.
The weman-f-yijs fully equipped ''or a
shoplifting expedition, having a iarc
pillow case beneath her skirts which she
reached by meansjof a pocket in her 'Jrss.
This was wpltfflled with plunder. The
officers in nearchiiig her home at 'o. 013
M stret, soutleast. also found a large
The Tvonmr.' husbind, E. Henault, is
employed at the Edmondston shoe store
on F street, of which Judge Kimball is
the proprietor. Por this reason, his honor
refused to hear the case, and the woman
was released on ball. Heretofore:, she is
said lo have borne a good reputation and
her husband is aiso said to be a man of
good character. He was" deeply grieved
yesterday at his wife's conduct.
Trencher 121opcs With a Schoolgirl,
rueblo, Colo., Dec. 18.-Chler of Police
Griffith about a week ago received .i tele
gram Irom Steelburg, Neb., asking him to
look out for one Itev. T. S.' Rooks, who
had eloped from that place with a firtcen-yeai-old
girl named JIary Johnson. De
tects t Messingall today located the vouple
ami arrested them in u lodging house
here. It is said Rooka is pastor of the
Methodist church in Steelburg.
5I5 Seventh St.
We have made a -wonderful stro're. The purchase of the sur
plus stock of wraps and suits from two makers and the ofTeiing of
them has been so successful that we cannot bit by and see the sale
die just because the immense stock is now on the backs of
thousands of Washingtonians.
So Monday morning the sale will be given a fresh impetus by
the addition of several hundred garments taken out of our regular
stock and reduced pretty near to cost.
We've got to get the stock down low anyhow, because we're
going to do something- unusual and you'l hear of
So this sale gives us just the opportunity that we
Ladles' kersey cloth coats made ac
cording to the a cry newest styles
coats that sold early In the season for
S5 and S6, and which are big values
at those prices
Ladles' boucle coats, lined all through
with silk also lot of all-silk lined ker
sey cloth coats, in all sizes up to 4 1
garments which sold for $10 and $12
Your choice tf.00
Very finest kersey coats, in tan.black,
green, brown, and new shade blue
made with strap seams, back and front
lined throughout with heavy satin
duchessa civet Collars tlumoststyllsh
coats of the Eeasou which sold for
$20 and $23
Tirst quality of electric seal coats
the very acme of stylishness satin
lined md values that a fuiricr will
ask you $40 for
Your choice of black and blue and tan
seige tailor-made suits Jackets lined
with rhadame silk and some with
changeable taffeta suits which you
thought cheap at $18 recently
OLD NJ:V YOHK'S wake.
There Villi Bu u Grand Itemonstra
tiou on Lower Broadway.
New York, Dec. 18. The preparations
which the New York Journal is making to
celebrate the union of New York, Brooklyn
and the other boroughs which will form
the Gi cater New York on the night or
December 31, are now so far completed that
a general ovUinf) of the scheme can be an
nounced. It i proposed to Center all the
ceremonies in front ot the city hall, and
the buildings alwut city hall square will
be elaborately decorated and Illuminated.
Three hands will be stationed in the park
under the direction of Pror. Fanciulii,
latily of the Marine Band, in- Washington.
A number of searchlights will be thrown
on the pla7as, making it so light that any
person there can Lc distinctly seen Ironi a
flistauc". Across the plaa will march all
the military companies, ringing societies,
the fire companies, the masked clubs, and
the othe elements of the great procession
with the Journal will gather together to
celebrate the consolidation.
It Is proposed to have representatives
from evry I orongh, and already enough
societies have requested permission to take
part In the celebration to insure thousands
In the procession. All will be reviewed by
Mayor Strong and other prominent citizens
from the steps of the city hall.
To Control the Match Trnde.
Ottawa. Dec.18. The EddyLumberCo.u
pany, of Hull, oprc&ite this city, uiade a.
deal with the Diamond Match Company, or
the United States, whereby they hope co
control the match trade of the Western 1
Fratricide in Kentucky.
Danville, Ky., Dee. 18. At Towers,
Casey county, this afternoon. John Alstott
shot and Instantly killed his brothcrClaude.
Bad feeling liad existed "between" them
for some time. They were sons of J. F.
Alstott, a very, wealthy merchant.
to the wrap sale.
it in a few days.
want to clear
Anyone taking advantage of ii?
You've no doubt beard or Jlecht'.s
Suit and den. oat Sale berore Uii. but
are vou taking ad'.aiita' e or tte op
portunity it offers?
11 isn 1 an ordinary stok tl-at we
orrer you. It in't ordinary doming
tnat we put terore you at nearrvlialf
price, but tte -.ery nighest grade the
very lrt tailored Karment that are
made up. Tut ire botgnt mora
little as we did is pure liiCk. and you
ca n-vunt yourwvli oiimM net.ei.efaciors
ir you get any pa.rt of it.
lake your choice or two lots:
ST. SO for Suits and Overcoats which
were made to icll for 11,
$12 and $13.
SIO lor n.its anil Oertoat. wiiieh
were made-to selMor $13, $10,
$17 and $lS.
of uie be-t purchases
1 vkirfs yet. Best,
Causu the vals.s
r cluce-jt becan
ire the best made
kiru, we've shown
iiti" -season thettest
mimr -the l.tt
itisUert. It you've
.g a silt of a skirt
vi not pa.t- this &ale
x iat k brill 1 tutine
lua nun lined wun per-
....... ici -
wjuiid which sold for
$3 now -go for
Brocaded silk skirtA large, handsome
flowered patterns full width and
oesr. linings-:.!, and rt a rrv
SO values-can be Sold fet.y Q
Brocaded gros grain silk skirts-ex-"Hiingly
styjlsh tin- verj inndsimest
sKirts made and which rta f ( fi
are sold everywhere for 7"h -) f
fcilk brocaded satin skirts the very
acme of stylishness the moM teautl
ful creation-' of the season lined with
ut-i, materials anu velvet bound
13U1I101 oe uupu-'ated
undr SKI anywhere-to
$1.25 and $1.50
Choice or table
full or best fleece
skirts which are
neier sold under
Si Dressing Sacque, So:.
Just to think, a reallv handsome
Eiderdown lie simrSacque vourr-hmce
of blue, gray or red with satin ribbon
tie strings embroidered edpes even
rar better than the dressingsacques being
offered as a 1 argam about town for$I
for a day for
'I'M w I
I v- V V
A few slightly shopworn SYLPH - WINTON,
TEINITY and OVERLAND Wheels will be sold for
and up. These wheels are strictly high grade, and
carry one year's guarantee. The sale is forced to
give room for our stock o! '98 patterns.
A lot of second-hand wheels in good repair, and
will give excellent service, for
and up. Not a single wheel but will bring twice the
price asked in trade for a '98 pattern.
Sylph Winton Cycle Agency,
J. P. ROYSTON, Manager.
less than half.
A purchase or untrlmmed felt hats
for ladies and children, in newest
shape- ami color?, puts us
in a position to offer -llo I OP
values for yv
Ostrich plumes for less
than half price.
V e are clearing out what we nave
lert in black ostrich plumes. The
way we'e marked them you've not
hair to pay for them. 1'inest quality.
39c: ones, 16c.
98c. ones, 49c.
less than half price.
Immense Jot or 2 1-2 inch satin plnnl
silk and moire silk ribbons, which
nave o-en it-, a yard. We
make the price, while they
Gloves cut for a day.
londav we shall let vou have our
regular $1 .30 and $2 Tine kid gloves
le.-- than price. These are the finest
gloves in the world at their price
and are tried on and guaranteed. All
$1.50 ones for $1.00.
$2.00 ones for $1.50.
Silk handkerchiefs cut.
Honda y we shall make a reduction in
the nnce or two lines of ladies silk
handkerchiefs. For this day you may
the 39c ones for 25c.
the 20C ones for 10c.
Boys' $3.50 Suits.
Six different patterns in bovs double
br istcd tMiits. in sizes to 15 -which
old f or a and S3.r 0 nave been picked
from our regular stock, aud will
be sold tomorrow for si.98
Boys chinchilla reefer in sizes 3 to
S vears with -aHor collars some bound
with Hercules nra id some plain reefers
which up to thin time have been
$330 will go for SX.9S
$8 Top Coats.
Lot of boys blue kersey and tan
covert top coats some double-breasted
and some fly-front finished with pearl
buttons and velvet collars to match
which sold for $7 and $3 Kizes 4
t" lo wdl be sold at the uniform
Boys' Waists, l2c
For just a day we shall offer boys
percale shirt waists, pleated and well
made the regular c sort
for ia l-2c
600 F STREET N. W.