1895-08-25-TheNews[Frederick-Maryland]-p2-OurWashingtonLetter

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bj fioa* llccase we town lad U airy ace the p»y a good for the Editor bat ta uy for earning tbonght- wrought today sons blood than so a conveyance lost Fox. for rain.-A not people Cherry last Western pulpit paral C. B. OCR W ASBiaslOS LETTBR. Note*. *ut4 Xew» fcro** th*) NaUoMl Capital. SfMcial CoReapoadMoe of T«* Stew*. WAUUKOTOM. D. C, Aojpsst 24 --A aeaaoaae akltnsaMt dallne** pertadt* to* city. The «b*ea.3e of th* e*aa: at the Mg store*, tbe row* of tightly closed hooae* aad the harryta* crowd* at tbe lailroal staiioe* aad steamboat whtrvea indicate that Washington society society U well reptetenied at the m and seaside reaoit* The "»Ujrat horn**" have ntt been In eetd of aay great amount uf sympathy this summer, for with He exception of severs! week* hot wealbei. UM ttrnptrainre th!» season ha* been deligh :fuL It i* true that a few days last week FenuylTana nne aetmed a blaring was'.c of asphalt bat one had only to go a block or north of that thoroughfare to be able walk almost tbe entire length of tbe aniler the ahade of the tree*. The annual report of the parking p«rl6tendeni give* some Interesting information information of the cost and labor Involved In caring for tbe 75.00J shade tree* line the city's streets. For tbe work Improving the 36 reservations nnder control of the commissioners, and the care of the tree* In the park* and t'.teeU, the iuuit sum of 4"*^. uw *"" oc necessary next year. tJInce the destruction of their building by ore a month ago, the V. H. C. has found temporary unarters In iheLen- man building on New'York srenne. front and side walls of the old Association Association bnlldlnx are illil standing. The association it fortnnale In owning a valuable bnlkUng site which 1* worth a conservallTe valuation $100,000. While tne old association is all that could desired, the lot la not large enough to thereon such a building as is contemplated contemplated shall replace toe old one. An appeal has been made to the public for ·crlpllons 10 a fund aggregating $200,000 wherewith to erect a building covering nt t less than 10,000 square feet, whl contain a public hall with a capacity of 1.500 people, a modern gymnasium, baths, etc.. In fact such a building as the capital of the country have had long ago. The last Congress appropriated $150, GOO for the widowing of G eUoel iruin Ninth street to the Treasury, and the work Is progressing rapidly. This was formerly a residence ureet, but In years, has been given over to business purpose*. During the absence of the President and his family, the Executive Mansion has undergone ita annual house The furniture in the familiar blue room ha* been reupbolsiered and the painting inside and out of the Mansion has been gone over. Extensive repairs repairs have been made to the green nouses and stables. The latter Is a veniently arranged building In the rear of the Btate Department, but It is'far from being elegant. When In the city the President keeps five horses and vehicle*, which are hh personal property. The carriages comprise a heavy landau, a brougham, a cabriolet, a llgnt or ladles' driving phaeton, wnlch is Cleveland's favorite csrrlaje; a surrey and a top buggy. These were new ihe beginning of the administration, are of the regulation style and there nothing about them In any way from tne carriages of any well to do citizen. The Presidential turnout i* a affair compared with many that roll along Connecticut avcnne during the fashionable season. The Hygienic Ice Company propose erect at a coal of $5,000, a skating the northeast section of toe city. The skating Bcrface will be of artificial ice. There is a movement among the colored people looking to the establishment of Industrial and mercantile industries that will give employment to young men and women of their own race. pressure brought to bear on the white merchants to employ colored clerks salesladies having failed, !t is proposed start stores and other enterprises nnder the entire charge and management of colored people, of whom there are In the District. Among the speakers a recent meeting in support of this movement was the Kansas negro wno holds the important position of Recorder of Deeds, C. H. J. Taylor, who gave his opinion that the great trouble the colored people is that they "think much of the religions side ol life, not enough . of the other sides." Other speakers advocated organization as the only thing that would destroy ·'caste and race prejudice." H. A Wlofi Storm.

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The News (Frederick, Maryland)26 Aug 1895, MonPage 2
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