Much Ado About Nothing (etc.), 3-8 March 1884, Image 2 of 3
The Program. Published and printed at 632 and 634 D Street, by J. J. H. Polkinhorn to whom all communications should be addressed. The Program circulates in Ford's Opera House and the National Theatre as the bill of the play, and has an average weekly circulation of 20,000. Business men contemplating advertising should not lose sight of the fact that the program possesses advantages not enjoyed by other mediums, being brought directly to the attention of the class of customers it is their interest to secure. Rates for Advertisement: 1 inch, one week - $2.00, 2 inches, one week - $4.00, 3 inches, one week - $5.00. A liberal reduction for larger advertisements inserted for the season. Local notices twenty-five cents per line per week. E. T. McNerhany, Business Manager. General Information fried oysters free at Drivers. Souvenir! See top of the first page. Quebec has an ice railway bridge across the St. Lawrence River. The most delicious Cigarette out. "Sweet Bouquet," try them. See the "Dude" at 1011Pa. Ave. N. W. The best is Robert Smith's India Pale Ale. To introduce new styles of fine Cabinet Photos, Rice has reduced price of Cabinets to $3.00 a dozen. Cocktails a speciality, at Drivers. All our clothing is made under our personal supervision hence you can rely on durability and good workmanship. Geo F. Timms & Co., cor. 7th and D. The best is Ph. J. Lauber's Bohemian [?]. Bring the boys and see how handsomely we can fit them out. Our assortment of boys clothing cannot be excelled. Geo. F. Timms & Co., cor. 7th and D. Butler cor 5th and K streets, exchanges new stoves for old. Universal Satisfaction is the report of dealers who sell "Sweet Bouquet" Cigarettes. Try them. Their fragrance and delicacy is sure to please. The sea son, "Sailing" and favorite [?] march, 5 cts. A copy, 925 7th St. For a superior quality of wet goods, straight or mixed, go to Drivers. To introduce new styles of fine Cabinet Photos Rice has reduced price of Cabinets to $3.00 a dozen. See work done at the Lycett Bindery, 1010 and 1012 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W., before having books bound elsewhere. Telephone connection. "Mr Dear: where are you going?" "Just to Drivers for a fried Oyster, I will be back in a minute. Don't Some Cigarettes unless you use the best. Get "Sweet Bouquet," and you will be more than pleased. R. K. Helphenstine the popular proprietor of the Ebbitt House Drug Store has scored another success in opening the Drug Store in "The Portland," cor. 14th & Vermont ave. It is conceded to be one of the handsomest and best conducted Pharmacies in the United States. It contains a rare assortment of pure drugs and toilet articles of every known description. The citizens in that neighbourhood are to be congratulated on having such a complete establishment in their immediate midst where they can buy every article usually sold in a drug store at reasonable rates. Our reporter called and interviewed the head clerk Mr. J. P. Woodnutt from whom he learned the store was already doing a nice prescription business. Mr. W. has had twenty five years experience with the mortar and pestle and is therefore an accomplished pharmacist. A Novelty Forest Birds on Plaques. Fine Stationery, Chapman's Visiting List. Prayers, Hymnals, Bibles, New Books. Chapman Agt. for U. S. Hydragraphic Charts Bookseller, 915 Penn Ave. The Portland Café, Cor. 14th and Vermont Ave. A first class café for ladies and gentlemen open until midnight; private dining rooms for lunch, dinner or supper parties. Meals a la carte or table d'hote by day, week or month. B. W. Frazier, Prop. Oysters. Johnson's Price List. Fried in box 25c; half box, 15c; Raw per doz, 20c; half doz, 10c; Raw, per plate, 10c; Steamed 15c per half peck. 509 9th Street. Next door to critic office. Ladies! Sign of the golden ostrich. Should be careful to whom they entrust their ostrich feathers, as the best ones can be entirely ruined if not properly treated. Ladies are invited to visit the only establishment in the city where Ostrich Feathers are cleanen, dyed, curled and renovated in the finest Parisian style, it is at the sign of the Golden Ostrich by Mr. and Mme. Depoilly. 1233 G. Street, N. W. No injury done to feathers, long plumes made from short pieces. No branch house. Orders by postal promptly attended to. Feathers dyed by samples. Black Feathers redyed in Seal, Brown or Garnet. Mme. Taulelie, (from Paris). Now doing business at 1203 F Street, Northwest Washington, D. C., offers a splendid display of Ostrich Feathers. This is the only House in Washington which is in possession of the New Process by which feathers are not burned or otherwise injured in the Process of Dressing. Feathers Dyed, Dressed and Curled in the most elegant style. Black Plumes re-dyed in dark colors. Long plumes made from short pieces. The greatest inducements given to Milliners. This house guarantees all their work to give the fullest satisfaction. Imported flowers & Orbursts, to which the attention of the Ladies is respectfully invited. Specially fine Flowers for Balls and Dress Parties. Awarded to Ceres Flour by the National Fair Association, Washing, D. C. "Then shall the earth yield her increase and god even our god, shall bless us." Snow White Bread and Beautiful rolls and biscuits will be guaranteed if you use Ceres. The celebrated Minnesota Patent-Process Flour, which was awarded the First Premium over all other competitors at the National Fair in 1879, and again the First Premium, in the shape of a very handsome gold medal, in 1880 and 1881. The millers claim that one barrell of Ceres will turn out forty loaves more bread than any other flour in America. We would also respectfully mention that Mrs. S. P. Anderson, of this city, received the First Premium at our last October Fair for the handsomest Rolls and Biscuits on exhibition, and they were made of Ceres Flour, which is only adding another proof to the many already established, that Ceres is the best Minnesota Patent-Process Flour known to the trade, and we doubt that it has its equal in the world. Sterling's St. Louis Fancy, one of the most beautiful Winter-Wheat Patent Flour ever offered to the trade. It is unexcelled by any other Patent except Ceres, and will please the most exacting housekeeper, and satisfy the most fastidious epicure. Minneola, a very superior and handsome Minnesota Patent. Reliance, A Splendid Minnesota Patent Flour, made by the celebrated Hungarian Process. It is a very cheap and beautiful Patent, within the reach of all classes, and we guarantee will give satisfaction to everyone who will try the process. Golden Hill, the old reliable stand by and the standard family flour of the district, and equal to a great many so called patent flours. The Millers of Manufacturers of Golden Hill have spend about ten thousand dollars in remodelling their Mill, and have introduced the so celebrated roller system, and consequently Golden Hill is not only a magnificent Family Flour, but is really a patent flour with the great advantage that it can be bought for considerably less money than a great many Patent Process Flours not near as white nor as nutritious as Golden Hill. We [?] competition to bring forth any flour superior to Ceres, Sterling, Minneola, Reliance, or Golden Hill, and we feel assured that any housekeeper who tries them once will never use anything else. For sale by all Grocers. Wholesale Depot: Cor. First & Indiana Ave. WM. M. Calt & Co., Who are also the Sole Agents for the District of Hecker's Celebrated Self-raising Flour and Buckwheat. Decorative Art Needlework. Parlor 7, Willard's Hotel. Lessons given – shading speciality. Specimens of work at Mrs. M. J. Hunt's. Mrs. A. B. Graham, 26th West 14th St., N. Y. A fine selection of Old Wine and Liquors. My native Wines are the best on the market. A fine assortment of other Wines, of my own selection while in Europe. Chr. Xander, 909 and 911 7th Street, N. W. Harris House, European Plan. Next-door to the National Theatre rooms single and en suite. Fine restaurant. Special attention given to Theatre suppers, banquets. Prof. LeRoy J. Boggs, director of the Washington Normal Musical Institute. Professor of Music, National Academy of Fine Arts. Piano, Violin and Vocal Culture through base and harmony. Pupils prepared for the lyric stage. Offices National Academy, cor. N. Y. Ave., and 18th St., and 702 13th St., N. W. Louise Marguerite can be engaged for select pupils or parlor concerts upon applying at the institute. Justh's Old Stand. 619 D St., N. W. Buys and Sells First Class New and Second Hand Clothing. William Helmus' Restaurant 414 Seventh Street, N. W. None but the finest brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Oysters in every style. Game in season. Ladies! Ladies! Use White Clover Face Powder, Pearl and Flesh Tints 25 cents per box. Sold by druggists only. M. S. Kahn, Balto. Md. Hayward & Hutchinson are the direct representatives of Messrs J. G. and J. F. Low, for all their artistic productions. Also deal in Minton Tiles, and make the artistic treatment of fire-places and inglenooks a speciality. Hayward & Hutchinson 424 9th St. N. W. The Program. The Echo. I asked of Echo, the other day which would be the cheapest way. To buy a fine double headed banji? Quoth Echo, plainly – "To Worch's go!" Where can I get a fine Violin to please my ear, which is very keen, such an article I wish to purchase? Quoth Echo, sharply, "Go to Worch's" And for the best Italian strings, and all kinds of musical things, where shall I go to get them cheap? Qoth Echo promptly – "925 7th St!" Can I buy an excellent Piano on easy payments and very low at Worches? And have they Pianos to let quoth Echo with decisioa – "You bet" Between the Acts. Souvenir! See top of the first page. Those who smoke Sweet Bouquet Cigarettes pronounce them superior to all others. In New York city during 1882 there were 27, 321 births and 37,900 deaths. At the Dexter Steam Laundry they make a speciality of Collars and Cuffs. Music for parties. Violin and Piano a speciality. Mr. Hanlein, 235 Pa. Ave. N. W. Merchaum Goods, fine and selected line at Aug. Mencken & Co., corner 7th and G Streets. To introduce new styles of fine Cabinet Photos. Rice has reduced price of Cabinets to $3.00 a dozen. The total earnings of Sing Sing (N. Y.) prison for the month of December were $20,718.85; expenditures, $16,708,81, leaving a profit of 4,010.04. If you wish your personal linen well and carefully laundered, were satisfaction is guaranteed, try the Dexter Steam Laundry, 301 6th Street, N. W. Twenty-five thousand eggs of a silk worm weight one quarter of an ounce. The worm lives from forty five to fifty three days. It increases in weight in thirty days 9,500 fold, and during the last twenty-eight days of its like eats nothing. It is stated that a short time ago, while getting out stone in his quarry a mile south of Kokomo, Ind., a man split a massive slab and found embedded in the solid rock a lizard of a light color, alive and active. All Cocktails at Drivers Dashed with Champagne. The liberal reductions made in all departments of our clothing business is appreciated by the general public and is reducing our stock beyond our expectations. We will continue to sell on very small margins until our winter stock is exhausted. Geo. F. Timms & Co. cor. 7th and D. Among some of the tribes in Africa, if two babies come to a family at the same time they think it a dreadful thing. Nobody except the family can go into the hut where they were born, no even use any of the things in it. The twins cannot play with other children, and the mother cannot talk to any one outside of the family. This is kept for up to six years. If the babies live to be six years old, the restrictions are removed and they are treated like other children. Let women be brought up to habits of industry and economy, and learn to support a husband, and the tramp nuisance will soon cease – Texas [?] "John Dear: where have you been?" "Well you must take me after the performance is over." Finger-nails. Beautified at Madame Payn's 945 Penn. Ave. n.1., Manicure and Chiropodist. Morgan's new steam laundry 517 Ninth Street, N. W., near junction 9th and F-street cars. Guarantee all work first class. New machinery, latest improvements. Collars and cuffs a speciality. Our sign: Collar and Cuff Machine in full operation in our window. Mrs. Morgan has charge of all the ladies work. We guarantee clothes to last their owners one third longer when laundried by our new machines. We are satisfied you will see the advantages and benefits of this system, and will avail yourself of the opportunity we offer. We invite a personal inspection of our machinery and method. Packages called for and delivered. Postal card notices will receive prompt response. One trial will convince you that this laundry is everything that can be desired. J. W. Morgan, 517 Ninth Street, Northwest. R. O. Polkinhorn. Steam Press, Printer, 632 and 634 D. St. Washington, D.C. Barbour & Hamilton Established 1850. Our new west patent process flour, Minnesota Mills. Our superlative [?] Crosby Co. [?] fancy patent St. Louis. [?]. Wholesale Depot. Sole Agents for he celebrated, our superlative our new West, Cereal, Royal, Germ and Favorite. These flours are the finest on the market. Satisfaction guaranteed in Price and Quality. In addition to the above we have a full line of choice Wines and Whiskies, Table and Mineral Waters, Imported Goods, Cigars, Tobacco, Fancy and Heavy Groceries and Druggist Specialities. Barbour & Hamilton, 614 and 616 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C. Prof. A. J. Dexter the world's Magnetic Conqueror of Diseases. The following comprises the ailments and diseases which I am prepared to treat and cure: Consumption, Bright's Disease, Pneumonia, all Kidney and Liver complaints. Paralysis, [?] Gout, Cattarh, Asthma, Bronchitis and all afflictions of the mucous membranes, Dyspepsia and all gastric annoyances, nervousness and nervous debility whether hereditary or super induced by excess Heart Disease, all Spinal affections, Urinary complaints, Epileptic Fits, Spasms, [?] Dance, Prolapsus Uteri Varicose Veins, [?] Eczema, Piles, all diseases of women and children. Billous Fever, Fever and Ague and intermittent Fever, [?] weak and sore eyes and all malarial disturbances of the system. I am also prepared to successfully treat those afflicted with the Alcohol habit and to destroy the appetite for liquor and to effect a cure of all those diseases of a special peculiar and dangerous character. At my office I have letters, recommendations and affidavits from hundreds of patients of national and loyal standing throughout all sections of the country to substantiate my calms to public recognition as a successful healer in every feature of disease or which [?] to conquer. I stand upon the [?] which scores of the best people of Washington whom I have successfully treated furnished me, and whose recommendations are in my hands and at my parlors. Prof. A. Dexter, No 520 Thirteenth St. Office Hours : 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ; 2 p.m. to 5 p.m, 7 to 8 p.m. Sundays, 10 to 11.30 a.m. only. Mrs. Speaker Carlisle Cured of Rheumatism. Her letter to Prof. Dexter, No. 510 13th Street. The following explains itself: Riggs House February, 14, 1384. Prof. A. J. Dexter. Dear Sir: I have suffered with inflammatory rheumatism for thirty year. Hearing of your skill determined to try your treatment. After the first application I was enabled to sleep profoundly, not having had any rest for a week. At present I am using my arm freely, which was powerless for a long time. It gives me great pleasure to add my name to the many you have cured. My general health is greatly improved. Respectfully Mrs. John G. Carlisle (Speaker's Wife). Keyes & Co., Livery Stables, 410 14th Street, corner of D, Branch Office at the Arlington Hotel. Telephone connections with both Theatres. Calls answered immediately. W. F. Geyer's New Livery and Carriage Bazaar, 568 and 470 C Street, n. w., between 41/2 and 6 sts. Horses and Carriages for hire by the hour, day or month. Always buying, selling and exchanging horses, buggies and carriages. Call and see our large stock. Telephone Connections. Vat's de matter mit you? If you don'd got some wisting cards, vy don'd you got some? Cooper, Cor. 13th and F. Sts. Engraves Card Plades, Prints from Plade und Type. Money no obshekt. Vorking for Fun. Dot's vy I adwortise, alnd ld? Lloyd's Washington 25 Cent Express! Baggage, Parcels, etc., called for and delivered to hotels, depots and private residences. Baggage checked at residence. Leave your baggage checks and address at either office. Special terms with theatrical companies. Offices, 481 Penna, ave, 1003, F. Street, N.W. (Dorsey Bros., Ticket Brokers). Telephone connection – Call Lloyd's Express. Velati's Caramels Purest in the country. They speak for themselves. Imported pure olive oil to draught. 620 9th and 1339 Penna Ave. Kottes Hotel and Restaurant, 811 E Street. Excellent Rooms 50c., 75c., and $1 per night.