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LOCALXEKTION, *1 . ggmmIg Lafayette Square Opera Hous--James T. powers in "Genteman Joe.Anan's Grand Opera Ho ue.-Ricea '14U. New National Theater. -WiDiam aflette to "Too Much Johasmn." Academy of M us'-The Bewert 'GiL" Kernan's Lyceum Theater. - The City Sports Company. Columbia Phonograph Company, 919 Penrsylvania avenue northwest.-Ehihbitian of the Graphophone and Kinefescope. Washington Lgbt Infantry Armory.Cycle Show. Metzerott Musis n alL by Rev. D. J. Stafford, D.D., on ,Eloquence in Shakespeare." Masonic Temple, 9th and F streets northwest.-A Sympesium of Holidays by the Young Woman's Home Miallona-y Society of Hamlne M. E. Church. CUMtIssoms TomROW. Steamer Macalester for )lount Vernon. Glymont and irtermediate landings at 19 a.m. Steamer Harry Randall for Colonial Beach and river landings at 7 a.m. Steamer Newport News for Norfolk and Fortress Monroe at 7 p.m. Artistic Ideas in Paperhangings, - Fiet Work, Painting and Tinting, -Window Shades. RICHARDSON W. HENDERSON, 1113 F at. n.w. YOU'LL GET FINE MEAT -the very best, in fact-if you insist on hav:ng Keane's Home Dressed Meat. At Center market it's obtainable at stalls 35No more leaky gasolene stoves. Get the newest at A. Eberly's Son, 718 7th at. n.w. SPRING OPENING. Latest designs tn Imported Millinery. Wednesday and Thursday, March 25 and 2&L Harrison, 137 G street. TO RETAIL TOBACCONISTS. Sweet Moments Cigarettes are sold at wholesale by C. W. Holl, 537 15th st. n.w. For Spring Lamb and New York Roast Beef go to John R. Kelly, 9th st, wing Center Market. torned Beef a specialty. GRIMES, 1105 G ST. N. W. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24 and 25, opening of Imported and Domestic Millinery. CITY AND DISTRIUT. 1mien Meeting of Dental Assecations. At a meeting held in Baltimore a few days ago of the joint committee of the Maryland State Dental Association and the Washington City Dental Society, consisting of Drs. T. S. Waters, Wm. A. Mills and B. Holly Smith of Baltimore, and Drs. Win. Donnally, J. H. P. Benson and A. W. Sweeny of Washington, it was decided to hold the union meeting of the two associations in this city, May 8 and 9, 18'J& The meeting will be of great interest to the profession, and will be largely attended by dentists from other cities. Lecture "a Forestry. There was a lecture Saturday afternoon in the hall of the National Museum by B. Fernow on "Forestry." The argument of saving the forests for the sake of moisture conservation was elaborated. German forestry was held up as ideal. Debating Society Elects Omeers. At a meeting of the Debating Society of the Georgetown Law School Saturday evenleg officers for the ensuing term were elected, as follows: President, John Long Fogel; vice president, Albert X. Oughy; secretary, J. A. Stagg; sergeant-at-arms, President Gwynne of the junior class. Sneezing in Concert. The Business Woman's Club scored another success at the last social meeting, at which a full quota of members and guests were present. A departure was made in the introduction of some quaint and laughable games, ineluding a gigantic sneeze by the entire company, the mystic words being "fish, lash, hash," pronounced in concert at a given signal. The evening was made still further enjoyable by the rendering of some charming duets on piano and mandolin, including an exquisite "Spanish Serenade" by Miss Clifto' and Miss Annabel Clifton of the National Mandolin Club. Miss Leavitt also sang delightfully two songs, "Good Bye, Sweet Day," and a dainty Japanese lullaby. To Prevent the Erection of a Porch. A bill in equity has been filed by Patrick O'Farrell against Clarence F. Norment, to prevent the erection by Mr. Norment of a porch on the latter's house on 14th street, Columbia Heights. Mr. O'Farrell claims that the porch' not only cuts off his view, but has also prevented the sale of one of his houses. The continuity of the building line will be broken, states Mr. O'Farrell, and he charges that the erection of the porch will be in violation of a stipulation required by Senator John Sherman, who formerly owned the land, that no building should be erected within thirty feet of the building line.. In the Interest et Dosme Missions, The Ladies' Presbyterial Society for Home Missions are arranging for a mass" meeting in the interest of htme missions, to be held in the New York Avenue Church next Friday evening, Rev. Dr. John Hall, president of the board of home missions, will be the principal areaker. Rev. Dr. Radcliffe will preside and notable speakers will be present. For Frtendless Girls, A meeting of women of the several colgred churches of the city was held yesterday afternoon In the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church In the Interest of a home for friendless girls and working women. It was deeied to establish such an Institution, to be known as the Woman's Christian Home. An organization was effected, and officers elected as follows: M. R. Bowen, president; Laura Dyson, vice president; L. B. Wilkes, secretary. Cleely J. Payne, treasurer. Executive board, Mrs. Lawson, chairman; Mrs. Waring, Mrs. Clark, Miss M. B. Beckett, Mrs. J. WV. Cromwell, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. James Bradford. Mra: Eugene Brooks, Mrs. Alice Jennifer, Miss Linnie- Waring, Miss M. Brown and Mrs. Mamie Brodie. The Seeular League. The meeting of the Secular League held yesterday afternoon was addressed by Dr. W. A. Croffut, who delivered a lecture on the Levant, describlng.the cities and custems of the people in the eastern Mediterranean countries. He also read a bill which had been prepared as indicating the character of Sunday law, which, in his opinion, would be suitable for this jurisdiction. Looki to . Willama Oyster -for 3-lb. boxe Snest Elgin creamery butter for P.4A0! 310 Center market.-Advt. Mouse A Bermaa' Auction Sale. Hlouse & Herman have ordered Sloan & Co.. auctioneers, to -sei all the stock In their old stores, Nos. 919 and '325 7th street, to the highest bidder. No reserve prices. De alers and private buyers wRi do well by attending the sale, The stock comprises parlor, dining room, library, Office, c-hm.. her and kitchen furniture; ala:) remnants of carpets, mattings, etc., etc. Prices Like Uecinty-At Rettomit 5-lb. box Creamery butter, $1.40 I.' reck bottom; it's awful cheap. James F. Oyster. 9U0 Pa. ave., Center and K at, markets. -Advertisement. -1ia Feet of Duee, one Dallan'. Best North Caroflna lumnber, sock as 1i ased in finest houses. We keep asa, doors maoldings and builders' hardware. F. Libey & Co., 6th at. and N. Y.-ave.-Advt.Money to lead atA and 6 per cent he real estate. Frank T. Raw~ags, 21 Pa. ave..Advertiyseent. The C'ansut colection of Venetian gaau, 'Venetian laterns and wood earvinga from the Atlanta qzpemaiu wil be mild -at Latbuer's art galleries tomorrew, Tuesday, dt ~as 'clock, mfan dn 121 aL..-Advt Ie Tan the Outleek foten I Ia the Centrol of the ft,"at t the Cmtre of te S~~s S ,s Favorable. ei t5 The democratic party of Maryland, aoeording to the statement of Mr.. George ft Colton of Baltinre, made yesterday to a t Star reporter, is preparing to nash ethe dl most vigorous campaign that its, managers t have conducted for a. quarter of a century, E and they expect to -be able to regain con- le trol of the government of the city of Balti- Q more, exclusive of the mayoralty, for which w there Is no election. There Is scarcely a politician In either B party in Maryland who does not know Mr. A Colton either personally or by reputation. On For a any 'years he was a member of the I famous combination of Gorman, Rasin and D Colton, who during the fifteen years fol- )d lowing the close of the war and the return an of the democratic party to power In-'the Mi state parceled out .the offices among their to friends. - gi Since 1880, however.. about which time p1 Mr. Gorman thwarted Mr. Colton's ambi- wO thon to become president of the Chesapeake t and Ohio Canal Company, as Mr. Gormah's gr sccessor. the latter having -been elected United States Senator, there has been a bitter feeling between.Meesrs. Colton and 81 Gorman, and the former has devoted his entire energies to so bringing about affaita as to prevent the return of Mr. Gorman to the Senate at the expiration of the present term of the latter. His Prayers Have Bden:AWme to "My prayers have been answered.". said an Mr. Colton to a Star reporter. "I wanted Li to live to ree Mr. Gorman laid out politically. and the time has at last arrived. I d9 M not want to say anything about my old- se time friend and late antagonist, for'we are T again friends, but Mr. Gorman is the i worst laid out politician in this country today, and I think he will neither go to the F Chicago convention nor attempt to dictate Ce to those who do go." The reporter asked Mr. Colton to tell him o scmething about the plans for the reorgani- W sation of the democratic party in Mary- W lard, and to this Mr. Colton replied: "The A democrats who went from us last fall and R caused our defeat are for the most portion ca honest, and it was not because-they desired b to see the republicans carry the state. to It was to Institute a reform that experience had demonstrated could not be done/within w the party, and they determined to do what H Tilden did many years ago in New York. B "They were- not less loyal to the de- gr mocracy because they repudiated the dem- a ccratic ticket last fal, and they are now T ready, under new leaders, to reorganize of for its success. Yen may put it down for ur a fact that all the old leaders will be con- It spicuous by their absence from the man- its agement or any participation in the coming ph *apin * or New Managers of the Party. wi "Among those most prominently talked of as the new managers for the party are ex- IsI Judge William A. Fisher of Baltimore. who be will be backed up by such men as ex-Gov. nc and ex-United States Senator William ' Pinkney Whyte, Skipwith Wilmer and con- AI servative democrats in the various counties, te and if I live I hope to add my little mite at to the cause. fe "I believe that before the middle of May s the party will be in a fair way to reor- r ganize. I have communicated with many af men in the different parts of the state, and Is the consensus of opinion is that with good al conservative men as nominees as electors ci for President and for Congress that we th shall certainly be able to carry the state. w "The republicans since they have been - in power have by their weakness and imbecillty played Into our hands, and many o democrats who three months ago were oe discouraged at the prospect are now elated g -with the Idea of restoring the party to of power again in the state. 12 Members of the Eleetoral Cllege. do "So far as candidates for members of the e electoral college are concerned. it is probable that Judge Fisher will be the delegate- w at-large from the western shore and Col. 3a Edward Lloyd for the eastern shore. For Iii the first congressional district the nominee. will probably be Sidney I. Wilson of th Worcester, for, although he was against the MI democratic ticket last fal, he is still loyal gc to the party. In the second district the N nominee will, it is likely, be either Mr. ci; Michael of Harford county or John S. Wirt al of Cecil. The candidate from the third dis- or trict will be some young man of recognised er ability. In the fourth district the nominee at will be either Skipwith Wilmer or ex-Senator Thomas G. Hayes. Robert Moss of Annapolis will probably be named from the i fifth district, and Edward Mealey of Wash- t ington county will probably stand for the sixth. e Probable Cogressonal Candidates. so "There is some talk as to demo- R cratic candidates for Congress to be voted for next fal, but nothing deft- co nite has been arranged in that direction. le It is most likely, however, that the nom- th inees will be about as follow.: First dis-c trict, ex-Goy. E. E. Jackson of Wlconlico; second, State Senator 3. W. Herring of Carroll. or L. M. Bacon of Baltimore county; third, which comprises the eastern part c of Baltimore city, Peter J.Campbell; fourth, I the western part of the city, Joseph S. Heinsler, or some other lawyer equally as well and favorably known; fifth, Mr. Claggett of Prince George's, and sixth, Mr. ~ Maulsby of Frederick. Can't Eleet German's Sueeer. . E "TIhe saddest feature of the outlook is that there Is hardly a possibility that the M democrats will be able, to elect a successor to Mr. German. The republican party will undoubtedly control the nent state senate, and while the democrats may have the house of delegates, It will avail them nothing. Whether Mr. Gorman will be a candi- of date for re-election will, of course, depend sc entirely on circumstances."Without any coloring of the matter on my part I can say the poltical skies areel brighter all over the state, for the democ-ii racy, and it only needs a unity of'pur-pose m and ignoring of self for the party to gain te one of its old-time victories." e The Balttamere Munielpal Fight. In reference to the penngtroubles be- 13 tween Mayor Hooper and the city council of of Baltimore, Mr. Colton said: "This con-t tt is fraught with great interest. While r I know nothing of law yet, from all I have se been able to ascertain the council, in tak- w~ ing away the appointing power of -the 0c mayor, whether it was a proper move on de their part or not,CTacted entirely within pc their legal rights t6-'do as they did. PC "Mayor Hooper started out as a reformer, a. and every one thought that he was going to PR make a model majior, but when he Ignored PR the members of the' bouncil, and would not n1e advise or consult ylth them at all, and til believed that he ~knew more than every- be body else, he caused many of his friends to 15 come to the coiaclusion that he was a weak and vain man of narrow-gangs ideas, and he has done more to divide the republican party in the city of Baltimore than any- A thing that has yet occurred." Transfers of Real Estate. * Deeds in fee have been filed as follow.: ne Paul F. Cain et aL, trustees, to Win. J- he Dante, part original let 11, sq. '195; $1,250. pr Patrick H. C. Brennan et al. to Ella C. t14 Brennan, part lot 17, sq. 453; $10. Edward as J. Stellwagen eft al., trustees, to the Fidel- di ity Insurance, Trust and'8*fe Deposit Coin- k4 pany, part original lot 4, sq. 515; $18,500, vi Frank L. Calhoun at al., troutees, to Sand. a' A. Drury, lot 1, bhk. 14~ Mt. Plasant and w Pleiaant Platis; $,800. Thoe. 3. flartin, st trustee, to Harry M. Martin, part lot 5, f sq. 101: 38,600. John Divine at us. at al. to tii Aaron W. Blwnt, part lot 113, sq. 1254; pe. ui - aida L. Dosey to Hubert namhae par t~l lot -100, Loang Msw; 310. Bertha F. br Keferstein to Carl B.Keferstein, lots WbW Ii, 22, bk. d. Fairview Eeights;,50. Gleo. W. F. Swartsli et ux. to Luther A. Swart- ~ senl,-lot 26, sq. UIR $10. Luther A. S artsell to Geo. W. F. Smaglueln same prqpety;, $10. T T el ee i eve g w a g e terat-- by uA Tan Lin, -a-tace theSb "stmma et. who wri tam on -ocl and . in VhinS, Mru. Yaransa a on. itsre..ge Ldw 3s5a oieLTt Sop $er e a tta- 3 e-e Ogr otusla t ht was :use of thD qa msts evnl whish siaand his Sln band apaear; -thiat"!s fo every seat ,ras sand most al-Of e standingomin, Sedhsity and at timeo multuous applause-was given from the st- to the lstnatiz'ee Mearlys every leetion was encored as high as three use, but the ebliging Sosa and his mausins seemed made, of 'Inn, and responded acefully to every demand made upon em. It was a-Sousa -night in response to any requests, and every number render. was by the March King. All of his mous marches were given as encores, -and eir popularity does not seem to have finihed in the least. The numbers on e program included "Last Days of PomIi." "Sheridan's Ride," the overture Catherine," and a new work of the band ader,. new to Washington, "The Three lotations." consisting of illustrations in sic of the three, "The King of France th 20,000 men marched up a hill and then' arched down again," "&nd I.-Too, Was >rn in Arcadia" and "In Darkest Africa." I of -the numbers were played as they ly could be by Sousa's band with that tider at its head. The soloists of the ening were Miss ''rench, Miss Currie. ke and Mr. Arthur Pryor, trombonist. [as French sang "Sweet Miss Industry," d for an encore rendered "Ben Bolt." as Duke's violin solos were appreciated a high degree, while Mr. Pryor's work ined for him hearty approval. A saxaone solo, a double bass solo and the ll-known sextet from Lucia arranged for e brass were also features of the proam. the Saengerbund's Concert.-The Washston Saengerbund gave its third and last nday concert of the season at the Acadiy of Music last evening, the house ber cfop'ded with an appreciative and symthetli audience. Mr. Simon Wolf made short speech before the program was mmenced, in which he scored the agitars of the Sunday rest law for the District d complimented Prof. William Waldecker on the efficient way in which he had sadled the Saengerbund as a leader. The engerbund sang in excellent style under r. Waldecker's baton, and rendered its veral numbers with spirit and feeling. ie numbers rendered by the .Saengerbund ciuded "Old Kentucky Home," in Engl!sh; he Joys of Spring," an idyl in four parts, uhlingssauber, "Waldmorgen," and the ntats "Columbus," in six scenes, in emory of the discoverer and descriptive the discovery of the new world. The loists of the evening were Miss Mae B. hitesell, soprano; J. J. Fisher, baritone; idrea Coda, clarinetist, while Mr. Frank abstock sang the baritone numbers in the ntata. The orchestra rendered its numrs in fine style, and added a vast amount the enjoyment of the evening. ioston Instrumental Club.-The concert ich is to be given at Metserott Music ill Wednesday afternoon next by the Aston Instrumental Club is attracting a at deal of attention from the mus'cians d music-loving public of Washington. ie club is composed of fourteen members the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and is der the leadership of Mr. Swornsbourne. is In its sixth year of existence, while leader has played with the Boston Symony almost from the beginning of its ranisation. The proceeds of the concert Il be given entirely to the Washington undling Asylum, and as the sale of seats Dow going on very rapidly, a large crowd expezted. Mrs. Frank A. Gardner will the soloist of the evening. Seats are w on sale at Metzerott's music store. ['he Cycle Show.-The cycle show will be1 its second week this afternoon, with e prices reduced to 25 cents for adults d 15 cents for children, for both the af-noon and evening sessions. The famous stet. In charge of Mr. Royle, and the eing crew will be on exhibition this afternoon and tonight, and the reduced price made so as to allow those who were dispointed at not seeing it last week another ance. The Powers brothers, Benner boys, e Miltons and the mile home-trainer races II also be the attractions this evening. 3enry Watterson on Lincoln.-Mr. Henry atterson, the distinguished Kentucky ator, will lecture on Abraham Lincoln xt Sunday evening at the Lafayette uare Opera House. Mr. Watterson is one the best-known orators and lecturers of a present day, and there is no reason to ubt that he will be given as hearty a reption In Washington as he has been acrded in other great cities. Mr. Watterson .s been greeted by crowded houses everyiere he has appeared, and has received the me liberal press notices from all the lead; papers of the country. He has traveled tensively throughout the west, giving his :tures on Lincoln and other subjects of e day, visiting Denver, Kansas City, inneapolis, St. Paul, Chicago, and has ne over routes extending from Boston to !w Orleans and as far west as San Franico. The lecture on Lincoln is one of his lest efforts, and is all the more forceful account of the lecturer being a confedate soldier and a representative southern atesman. biss Richards' Lecture.-Miss Janet Elizath Richards delivered an interesting lecre on "Paris, Modern and Historic," at e Universalist Church, 13th and L streets 'rthwest, Saturday evening, before a large dience. The illustrations were very handme, and elicited hearty applause. Miss chards' clear enunciation, easy manner d perfect self-possession added much to e bright and witty matter of her disurse, and she scored another success In a :turc which has become very popular. Alough it has been given several times, it n be heard again with pleasure and profit. Goie Fuller.-Loie Fuller's advance sale r' her matinee and night at Metserott Hail turday next was opened this morning, d there was every evidence that public riosity and anticipation have been stimuted here to the same degree that they have en in New York, where Miss Fuller lipsed every other sensation of this seaa. Her dances will be given here with actly the same completeness and effect. SAYS ON KINDNESS TO ANIMALS, 'my Primes Offered for ComposItions by School Children. ['brough the generosity of one of its memrs, Mrs. A. L. Barber, who hps given the elety $150 to be applied to this object, the ashington Humnane Society Is enabled to h'e the following prizes to the public ic,ol scholars of Washington, bot'h white d colored, of the sixth, seventh and tth grades, for the fifty best composiins on the subject of "Kindness to Aniala." There will be five prizes of $10 each, i prizes of $5 each, ten prizes of $2.50 ch and twenty-five prizes of $1 each. r'he competitions must be sent, by the th of April, to Mrs. M. Rt. Knowlton, 1110 th street northwest, who is the chairman the committee rn humane education of a Washington Humane Society. They 1st be signed with the name and address the writer, followed by the name of the tiool to which he or she belongs. They II be examined by the member. of the mmittee on humane education, and it is sirable that they be received as soon as ssible. The merits of the respective cornsitions 1ill be decided by a fixed scale, cording to which the humane ideas oxessed, the way in which they are exeased, the spelling, hand writing and atnees wDi all be taken into considerain, in the order named. The awards will mnade as soon as practicable after April THE WORSE WAS KILLED, LUvely Runaway at 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. rhis morning about 80 o'clock there Ls a run'away on 9th street, which came ar having serious results. A big gray rse, drawing one of Stephenson's exess wagons, and driven by Daniel E. Lit,became urnmanageable on. 9th street d started madly toward the avenue. The Iver could do nothuing with him beyond eping him on a course and avoiding other hidles. He, came to the tracks on the enue just as a 14th street edr, bound ist, was coming along. The grip car uck the. horse about the head. The mt part of the wagon was broken and e driver was thrown six or eight feet in the air. Fortunately he fell cdear of C cable ear and only reevdsome mimes about the shoulder. te~s he as not inurd. o was taken tothe ..rgene osptl .eeh was.give. adical attentiom he. horse wa iled. Scott's Emulsion 5, abvsee~& thngs ths-e msaye sie imtt rihst tmB them -wa t e -'w toa es' ~va Sh tw Ia 4~e fl1~ Lese ye,, siiad 'L .t'ls"t northw as~ oight ard aightatsot4 o 3oleirwbohi cae-e'near 'resu inga i ntnd kig of th propristor and anmto nanddadunrm , others Rlobert Les, 4 eolered man p1ho al- 1 ways faniseS frobio whhg he is under the ir-fluence of liEuor, Lad Men drinking Bpturday evening, and he is sdsponsible for all the trouble. Heond idagl in a fight be- 1 fore he reached the pool pepm. Not. satisfled with the one fight, he started another with William Bosley, wheawasin charge of the place. Lee soon had possessionitot theoream.'and not only were the gameglinterrupted,: but the players fled. .Bricks were thrown, and Lee's condudt was so bad that Boxley drew a pistol to defend himseltfrom the assault. He fired- two shots, and? both bullets took effect. There was not much force to the weapon, and for that reason the proprietor of the place was able to appear in court today. One of the bullets.had struck him in the back between his shoulders, but there was not force enough to bury It in the flesh, and only a slight flesh wound was received. The other bullet struck Robert bouglass in the arm and disabled him. - , Policeman Maddox of the third precinct responded when. he heard the pistol shots, and arrested both Robert Lee and William Boxley. Lee would have- continued fighting had he not known the policeman who had him in charge. Although Boxley had used. the pistol, the officer thought he was justified In doing so,' but, he did not care to take the responsibility of releasing him, and so he held him on a-charge of assault. This morning the party. appeared.. in the Police Court, and Judge Miller heard the cases. Robert Douglass, whose - arm had been injured by one of the bullets, was stillt suffering from the effects of the wound, but he had no complaint to make against Boxley, for he knew that the latter had shot at Lee. None of the witnesses, had a good word to say for Lee, and his own statement convinced the court of his guilt. He .was given eight months in jail, and Boxley was acquitted. Arthur Davis and Walter Lucas, young colored men, were in the court on a charge of theft, and their trouble was -also the result of a visit to a pool room. This pool room is on Fenton street. and on the night that a coat was stolen the defendants were in there. They were seen to leave the place and zeturn. Then it was that they arranged to steal the coat. Detective Lacy made the arrests and recovered the coat from where it had been disposed of. Judge Miller heard the witnesses tell of the pool room theft, but made no comment on the fact that so much lawbreaking resuits from suclh places. The prisoners were given two months in jail. FIRE IN MARINI'S HALL. 1 Census Doenments Darned and the s Duilding Considerably Damaged. Fire in Marini's Hall, on E street near -9th, early yesterday morning destroyed a large quantity of documents connected with the census of 18,0. and of former decades. The building has been regularly occupied by the' census bureau for years, and last spring, when the Inter-Ocean building, on 9th street, was vacated by the bureau, the dccbments and the clerks left in that building were transferred to Ahe Marini building. The fire broke out in the basement, and the dense smoke, for a time prevented the firemen from locating the flames. The fire was controlled b-fpre it had done any great damage to the contents of the 4 upper part of the buildip . The damage to the building is *stimabed to be about $10,000. It was found that r.othig was destroyed that was of vital importaace to the census. The' most important 4f the old census documents are stored; elsewhere. Car- 4 roll D. Wright, commissioner of the census; George S. Donnell, chief bS the census division of the Interior Department, and W.C. Hunt, head of the popula Son statistics of the census, inspected thy. building yesterday and concluded that the loss to the government was inconsiderable. Some recopying will be necessary, but the census was so nearly completed that' ery little harm was aone. Fire again e out in the building about 0 o'clock erday, and the er.glnes were again called -out. The blaze was soop put out. .'Why Going southt - 4 To the Editor of The Evning Star: Repaying to the query of Henry N. Boernstein, which appeared in -The Evening Star of the 19th, I would like to set his mind at rest as to any apprehensions he might-have of a late spring being portended by the southward flight of a flock of geese. I speak, not from a scientific standpoint, but from experience and observation, as it is a common yearly occurrence in Minnesota to observe flocks of ducks and geese wending toward the south at about this or a little later season of the year. The natural sequence to be derived from this is that the particular flock of ducks or geese retracing their journey was unfortunate in the selecton of their winter quarters. If they had been in gocd, quiet feeding grounds all winter, and had not been disturbed by depredating sportsmen, the chances are that they would have remained there until the season was well advanced; but If their feeding grounds were not of the best, or they had been considerably disturbed, they have a strong desire to seek pastures new, and with the first approach of spring they fly northward to the grain fields. When arriving there they find the lakes frozen over,4 the fields very probably covered over with snow and the atmosphere far below the chilly point. Their only recourse then is to retrace their flights to some country habitable to them. Or. supposing they wended their waynorth during the customary "Janutarythaw." which melts the frozen lakes and warms up the atirosphere, then when the cold blasts from the north change, the condition of affairs they find themseives in a country where the game of "freeze out" Is literally played .upon them, and they are forced to fee- to a warmer climate until the voice of spring is more reliably heard. I. C. I. EVANS. { Death of Oliver iWhitaker. Mr. A. .T. Whitaker of this city has just received information of the death of his father, Oliver Whitaker of Toulon.- Ill., at Winter Haven, Fla., at the ripe old age of eighty-nine years. Mr. -Whitaker went from Pennsylvania and settled In Stark county, Ill., in 1837, and was subsequently elected to many qffices of trust. He was formerly a partner of ex-Representative Henderson of Illinois, and at the time of his death was president of the Old Settlers' Association. He was an uncle of Mrs. Tracy, wife of the Secretary of the Navy under President Harrison. ROYAL BAKINGi POWDER Absolutely iWure. AeSamo tartar od D!,f.tf .n ia Sn ~ mh test nted * Regert, - Rupturei the ke~ingoIt tissue which allow a 4isphcement The riltoi ttrsw e erptyft Jit "* *"" tal .s mad D m rs 4VMaie vening tewil-uas ieare attedaes. t saea dee a Emn ltsantrestseg es m en -serehses was aibled out. Thi idaeIla-atmr of the isuing was a d addrm: bGe+. O- 0. Boe. ird, in Which he told of, a Number of his experienoes ias @ bdy in Main% and later as in oilcer .n .tha war. Other features of the program were: Plano iolos by Mrs. Lillian Armstrong and Miss onan Weiss; paper on the club's history, )y Mrs. Dr. Patten; paper on "Hamlet," ) 'Miss Ada Jeffrey; readings by Miss.Pat:en and Miss Jo Patten; dialogue from "As fon Like It," Mrs. LIllman Armstrong and OURs, Weiss; paper .on Shakespearian leroas, Mrs. Anna Thompson, and recitaions by Mrs. Jessie Pierson. A committee was appointed to arrange or .the delivery of addresses before the so:ety at some of Its future meetings by President Whitman of Columbian Univeruity, Prof. J. W. Chickering, Prof. Frank Lamson-Scribner, Superintendent S. L Kimmisl of the life-saving service. and Capt. H. .,, Prince. All of these gentlemen have onscnted to speak before the society. DR. SATTEDLEE'S CONSECRATION. I Large lanber of Washngtonm=sm= Will Attend the Service. A large. number- of the clergy and laity if this .city will go over to New York tonorrow to be present at the -consecralo1 df Rev. Henry Yates Satterlee, D. D., as the first bishop of the new diocese of Washington. The celebrstion will take Mlace at the Calvary Church, 4th avenue Lnd 21st street, of which Dr. Satterlee is he rector, at 10:30 o'clock, on Wednesday, 1he Feast, of the Annunciation of the Virrin Mary. According to the program, those who go Over from' this city will meet at Calvary tarish house, 106 East 224 street, and proeed. in a body, to the church, where spe:ial arrangements are to be made for their iccommodation. Considerably more than iglf of the Episcopal clergy have planned o be present, and there are few Episcopal hurches but will send over a delegation of laymen. Tickets for the clergy have been distribted, through Rev. Dr. L L. Townsend, the ector of the Church of the Incarnation, vhlle Mr. John F. Paret has had charge of he cards of admission for the laity.. Dr. Cownsend is out of the city, and it is imossible to tell the exact nunber of laymen vho v ill be in attendance, owing to the act that several of the rectors have atended personally to securing tickets for heir parishioners, while many have writen directly to New York to the gentlenen in charge of the distribution of cards o laymen in that city. It is expected that here will be a great pressure for admisionand a tremendous crowd in attendance. Co arrangements have been made for the Vashington contir.gent to go over in a ody, but each will go by the train that fst suits his convenience. For Sale and Partition. For the sale and partition of lots 26 and 9, reservation C, near Maryland avenue nd B street southwest, and lots 2, 3 and 0, square 535, James S. Elwards and Clarnce F. Norment, executors and trustees inder the will of the late Samuel Norment, ave filed a bill In equity against James T. Vard and others. More Medicinal valor In a bottle of Hood's Sarsaprilla than in any other preparation. MORE kill is required, more care taken, more exp"ns" incurred in its man.facture. it costs the proprietor and the dealer MORE but it costs the conenmer LESS, as he gets more drees for his money. MORE .tir.;tire power is sec'red by Its pcollar comb-nition, proportion and prer~ess, whi'h makes it peculiar to itself. MORE prople are employed and more space otcupied in Its Lhoratory than .ny., other. MORE wouderful cures efrected and more te.t!umonials- received than by any othe r. MORE .ales and more increase year by year are, reported -druggists. MORE people are taking Hood's Sarsaparilla tod-y Inan any other. and more are taking it today tb to ever before. MORE and STILL MlM.E rensons might be given why you should take olliod's S Sarsaparilla 'The One True Blood ru~riwe. $1; six for $3. I10'D'$ PILLS cure all Lier Ills and Sick headache. 23 cents. 1ANLY PURITY. UTICURA REMiEDIES cleanse the blood, skin ad scalp of every eruption, impurity and diseases, rhether simple, seminlons, ulcerative or beredtory. In a word, they are the griatest akin urea, blood puridlere ra humor rcmedies of mnodrn times, and succeed when the best physicians pi. Sold tharouaghout the world. No matter:he people are pleased with >ur new way of doing the ailoring business--and af:er all it's the public that 'makes or mars us all." suits made to your special >rder $io. MERTZ and MERTZ. . 906 F Street. Baltimore, . - 6 East Baltimore st. Pree-Samples -of Queen Anne. Lotion, tihe delIghtful remedy .for chapped hands and red, rough skis, will be given to all who ask for it! TIhese samples are to better nauaint you with this unuurpsssed 1otion Renders the skin soft and white. ,Mertz's lodern Pharmacy, iith& P. 1t '"Ih higt a uthorities have put it em recrad that the abominable taste of Cod Liver Oil is due to the presence of ouidatimon ct" In plain Engliah, "dne to partial decompsiti.". regetable onls esa be made freak and sweet ad hey more thaa take the place of the msae.. Ikh grsse. when. properly combised and emulsiled. TRIOLB& is a radical departure In Emalless. -It fattems strengthen., 'tames and bands. a sweet as eream, deuloeg in taste, eharmiue Is waits and alemys sought for lby gaifesm.,O are henede in lehe- traikin.-aseer eieme MW DRUGGIRE SL Well, that's too bad! atns sta teemr~s~ thegr e tt breee-haso ar set tresaues. e i Bar ,n~ ~ la fi~ k. ha ats in PhibpanW4,1 Joend ~a m ntssgn paper 4.N aa-r-s ~as.Mstes seasssse os~m -bIan- titrtorieles, tras i the post -mate oeam of e m ai - UIIrytt spre were mice o steache mever Stngg of New Yek. speaking at a banquet last week given in bim homer by the Wool Club. Md he ha10n .10o tema in the dlty hall, is gaiig Ia beah and hoas been cured of the metamatic gout. A Newel Way.t ake limy. Harvey sems to be ambtious to tabe tmh.ad dn haspeaign a revvng to cook the celebrated Planked Shad, which cause ft- to retain all the flavor and sweetness w cooking This "nU give him the to'serve this favorite dish of Planked Shad at all bours and In a manner. to please the most fastidious. Planked Shad cooked in this manner Is superior to any cooked at the aShore or In the opse ir. it Ga. te., ies .askets. Toys. FavorsGould's- . mln-2t* There's One Polat About Dayi.g Hese That we'te particular about. If you're not satisfied with-any Fruit or Vegetable you buybring it back and get the money. Everything we handle is guaranteed to he the Mest. Cannon & Chandler. To to 81 Cen.mkt It's our Way -.t NgaIftw Ummugee Apd using only the choicest .home-dressed meats, that insures our Sasge being rich and delicious. -5AAugustsl Cesm ar yal " Se ene Powdpe- cure. t. hibs-m.w.f4st Quick asth' T'is ca Bring Them. " Large, live seine-caught Potomac shad and rock at R. A. Golden's ash and game stands, Center market. Try -oat to broilhas no equal. Telephone, 844. mh2S-tf Baker's Cod Liver Oil Is now sold in Soft Capsules, swallowed as "eaany -as the pulp of a grape and tasteless. For coughs, colds, debility and-lass of Best ft-b the only sum remedy. 131 N. 10th st.. Philadelpha. Biaker's Emulsion, W0e. J1. Jay Goud'= Easter Novelties, Favors. mh2l-2t* AMUSEMRNS. N W NAIOAL UUIA1L NEENY EEN NDST'URDAYM. A SrY IN LAUOWTIm. THE rnilEBI.SlUg T?? MUH JOHNSON, 009S am (1000?N9 And An the Odga.i Cmpsy. Presented with exaetly the smme cast and sceie environment which characterizetd -the production ONE YEAR IN NEW YORK. Next nadu Eeing-COL. . R. INGElROIL. Next week-E. H. 801TERN, in the '*tPsaer of Zenda." mbn-tt NEW NATIONALTHEATER. SUDA EE L'RS MALS29 'LE"URE BY. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL. - SUBJET: "LIBERTY of MAN, WOMAN and CHILD." SEAT SALE WEDNESDAY. mah3-tf ACADEDIY. Prices, 2, S0, 15e. and p1. Wed. and Sat. Mats., H and hoc. reserved. Harry W.Uam' Grand Scenic Production of New York Life, A Bery GirL New Soas, Danees and specslties, Magalitet Scenery am - - Marvelous Mecian E.lects. 'Next week-Mr. A. M. Palmer's (upoaay Is --The Absent Boj." -hIS-tf fletzerott Music Hall. SATCRDAY MATINiEB AND NIGHT. March 28, LA LOIE ULLER. Prices, S, $1.50, $2. Seat. now a.se at Metsett'a. mh.4t Second and Last Week! 'Tun Vaar sucsrer Cyclie Show NOW OPEN, 2 to ro3o p-. AIEACTION ETRAORDINARY. .POSITIVELY OX EKRIITION, The Wonderful Sextet. 3--The Powers Bros.--3 Fancy and Comedy Qdists. THE BENNE3RS BOYS. Sinallest Racers in the World-With Their Beautifail 13adem WheeL. LA FRANCEN 00NtI' OL., Aftesm se enreahs BOlB TRAIXn a ryA Afternesa and Nights. TONIGHT-MIIE HANDICAP. Admission, both afternoab and sight, S ents; chIldren, 15 -eents. .- .- - in2 ENNSLY(XUM 1ETB ' , IA THISWE. FLYNN & SHEuLIDAN'S ~ BYG1 HOJW, INEDINGI 4-----Nelson SIsters' ~-4 lbigageament Entraerdinary ot the ,Wild Moorish Dancers. Next Wek--THEf IBNTE SAN11BY 00. in2S-It IErI It.A. NeCERCUILATING LIAY, 515 U MI.. HAr.Z, Mmpe. 5l!h St -"iCE.'l-Safford. BDNEPIT OF ST. ViNiNT' ORPHNi ASTWMR. lecture by Rew. D. 5. STAFFORD, D.D., ea N1)QUUNCB IN arosaRaerthmiBene seats, 15e. end $1.s. - iae begin at Metzerott's Muth Stage Woiminay inamtas, Narrb 18, at 9 o'cloc. suhlmA Syunpoansm of Holidays MassaicTemple,March 23ad m, ieulmeinuu namaa ma ice Pa4ce,: rn0 ?V at 3 e <a.a WEQAL t .um u +QmD - - Ice Skating. Fiiss flabel DavIdasim, - WallAA. nOR?o. -.Y ! 126DA&i mY'na. AT 4 s oa. UKIIAY TI lOOg 4:11 OWTC1it. SA1V3DAlT AVKUWsx A! O' 01.. Maas Ivaeasea mdd are las mem mara~i MwO (16 airnMw em a ....w. ?ZA Lafayette Squar arm TimeRudlphArose=co James iT. [Pes 13 the Omeiy 0~sett ( IEWF L190 Ib1 Mr. Anrin Ebmm, Trn bat o ars.. ima (LA WAl ,e w e b - l~et airu me PLO twix I. Ise0r Co. W5e-A~tugtl awe 40k .ih Lafayette Squaro e MRN W_ V AIAU b~ to-Iia t a e bsevmi~ Of 5J1MAN. M[AYtS 2% a 6 .odos.t he hr ael wa f M~r. OOImuyl' aaYm1Hrmsa to ishey w Msow meot oma 1.1...e Asa t Mleeser. dimcmr am 4ath s[ ABRAHAM VALD Satb mse s at Rmaw a. 125 es. am. mh=4f Allen's Grand Opera Ho. Week of March 23. MAUQNB WEWNxmAT AND SAAtUAN. RICE'S NEW .1492a Nett seek-A WOMN OP WAR. M W BT AIL 2 Cemus EKA CLIT ALIKE VI: OsUrn1 A-Mac dAr 2. R. a. 1s: OOU -31a 31.ApsE !, 126. 34W )mNc AYSTUR M~~DAY E~t'1NQ& mSR= OR S-mMY iUAU"TRAIUI. 1-NAPL AND POMPI 2 T13NANThCOPLE. S-XAPOLMGN S2NAPARE (sees. 4-THE OWARI orINIA. 5-~fBA TOUR (W 46"fAN. 4 Nw me s at Metmmett's * a few deys sad 4 io~ cturcsjle., $1. as ad aftr St.. Metzerott Music Hal. WW)YAY MAIIN MARICH 2. Boston Instrunmental Club W. W. SWOm'amOeaxB, Cornie.. 14 Members Boston Sym-. phony Orchestra. ASI~aUlf BE r MRS. B. A. OARDNU lawflt. 3P.W WASINGTON FOUIIUYO ASFIW. Prices. lie.. $1. $6LSS. SSeats ow as mws at Metaxewl'. -mel&lS i.KIT wU~r umeU HAIL a (DAVIE3S.. MEMR. PAJIR. Oembete,. Fift me Iaat Cacet. TUm)AY KVDDIG. MAR( 2a. AT 8:1. lL. Wfgfid. 11'1. A ft~t (kre. A$ iMi Wa~iwpme. Die Mshimtai.Vr. Prime bag. DiU Mretwu, PR~s Qi oa!Rwe, fpa1f Se i eta caw as eals at Mstaerntt'e. lSitt Q9LIIBAA ACAEY~ d m Ose of the te iai ua the a f Dei orative bar aSoe~ety.MrHART ha1:nl 3 sleia sRr tus f - -l~e meT-W

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