National Republican
National Republican
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Description: Condensed Local Notices Page 2

Date: May 2 1885

Newspaper published in: Washington, D. C.

The National Republican May 5, 1885 Condensed Local Notices Page 2

Wilmington vs. Nationals to-day, 4:20.
The young ladies of the W. C. T. U. will give a waiter drill at Masonic Temple next Tuesday evening.
Mrs. L. MOKELEY, of Clifton station, Fairfax county, died suddenly at her home yesterday of heart disease.
The commissioners say that there is not money enough to justify the expense of sprinkling the Macadam streets.
The school lot belonging to St. Peter's Church, Capitol Hill, has been exempted from taxation by order of the commissioners.
Capt. Frank SMITH died Thursday night at his residence on Grant place. During the war he was an officer on the staff of Gen. FORREST.
Mr. George B. WILSON, superintendent of machinery in the bureau of steam engineering of the navy yard, has not been discharged as rumored.
For the first four months of the present year the sale of licenses has amounted to $143,033.56, which is $9,000 more than was collected during all of last year.
It is claimed in Alexandria that the newly appointed district collector of internal revenue will appoint Mr. S. MONROE, of that city, as his deputy at that place.
The final sermon to the students of the Episcopal High School (“Fairfax Seminary”) will be delivered to-morrow by Bishop Thomas A. DUDLEY, of Kentucky.
The Washington Rifles hold a uniform drill, with shakes, and meeting last night at Odd Fellows' Hall, East Washington, preparatory to their trip to Baltimore on the 7th instant.
At the meeting for young men only, in the Y. M. C. A. parlors this evening at 7:30, the Moody choir will lead in the singing. The meeting is to be conducted by the general secretary.
John N. DIXON, who for several years has been an inspector of the health office, has resigned his office to take effect on the 15th instant. Edward H. HUME has been appointed to fill the vacancy.
A live colored female infant was found yesterday morning under the steps of a house on French street, between Ninth and Tenth streets. It was subsequently taken to St. Ann's Infant Asylum.
Police headquarters yesterday received a dispatch from Sheriff REICH, of Frederick, Md., to hold Charles CONNOLLY, colored, arrested Thursday by Officer BREEN. CONNOLLY is wanted at Frederick for burglaries.
An insane colored man named James WILLIAMS was found early yesterday morning on Ninth street, above Boundary, by Officer WHITE. He was brought to the second precinct station, and shortly after became unconscious.
Chief CRONIN, of the fire department, has not entirely recovered from the electric shock received at the Boston Variety Store fire, and it turns out to be more serious than was at first supposed. Since then he has become subject to swooning spells.
The dinner given in honor of Mr. J. A. SHELTON, of Chicago, by his friends of the West End, at 1013 Sixteenth street, was in every way a very elegant affair. Covers were laid for twenty, and a very excellent menu was served. Mr. SAVOY acted as chairman, and Mr. J. Frank BOSTON as toastmaster. The responses to the sentiments by Messrs. Ham SMITH, C. A. STEWART, jr., W. R. DAVIS, J. W. MAYS, Dr. T. L. UPSHAW, and W. H. BLACK were particularly appreciated.

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