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The Washington Obitio
22D YEAH NO. 0,731.
WASHINGTON, D. C SUNDAY, MAllCIl 2, 1890.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
WILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS,
Monday, March 3d,
At the Washington Safe Deposit Building,
916 and 918 Pennnsylvania Avenue,
William A. Gordon,
Emmons B. Smltli,
1'dwnrd F. Droop,
Gcorgo 0. Ilcnning,
tanmuci . biicuei,
John T. Varnell, and
G1.01.GT- C. KENNING,
With their Franchises,
The Evening Critic Newspaper,
"With an exclusive franchise from the
I'nilcd 1'ress Association for an after
noon paper, now In the twenty-second
year of its publication, and
The Sunday Capital,
with a telegraphic service from the New
York Associated Press, 'now In the
twentieth year of Its publication,
with their typo, appurtenances, pa
tionagc and good will, to
gether with n typo-revolving Hoc
perfecting single and double press
(costing when new 10,500, and equally
as good as now) aro offered for sale,
and if not disposed of by private treaty
beforo tho lQlh of March will bo sold
on that date at public auction.
Thero is but one other afternoon pa
per published in Washington with Its
population of over 230,000 and only
one morning paper. It Is bcliovcd that
to competent and energetic newspaper
men, possessed of a fair amount of cap
ital, no better opportunity can bo of
fered. The tonus of purchase, which will be
liberal, (as tho present owners havo en
terpilses which prccludo their conduct
ing it), and all other necessary informa
tion will be furnished on application to
The Evr.NiNO Cnirro
The Sunday Capitai,.
Supposed to Have Keen Done for
Their tile Insurance,
PiTTSuuna, Pa., March 1. A special
to tho Timet from Johnstown, Pa,,
says: A family named Boyor, consist
ing of five children", havo been poisoned.
It was at first supposed tho family had
been poisoned by eating canned fruit,
but about four hours later, after tho
denth of ono of tho children, nn agent
of tho Metropolitan Insuranco Com
pany called on Dr. Matthows, tho at
tending physician, to get him to slgti
the certificate of death.
Thero was on insuranco of $00 on tlio
lifo of each of tho flvo Boycr children,
and this, together with the action of thu
insuranco agent, has caused much talk,
(oioner McGough Is holding an In
rjucst. Murlict l'rliileges Loused,
'llio District Commissioners yesterday
afternoon leased tlio fish stalls in tho
Georgetown markotfoi $71. Last year thoy
lureiertcd for $411. They also leased tho
iMi market wharf toT. W. Itlluy for $075
for tho year, un advance over last yoar'g
It kim.9 vain; wo refer to Salvation OH,
tho greatest euro on earth for pain. Price
A quarter pf a, dollar will purchaso any
Where a bottle of Dr Bull's Cough Syrup.
iniiii iii), S'joo.ooo.
O. C. Green,
John D. Langhorne,
FinU G. Sckafor,
Of New York and Boston,
lOH T1IIR1Y YJ.AIIN SPI'.t'I.VMST
Cure of Catarrh, Deafness, Asthma,
And Dlea-es of the
THROAT, LUNGS AND EAK.
Tins Established an Office at
No. 1017 Fifteenth Street N.W.,
Wlicrc JIo C'mi lie CoimiilUsl Dully
1'ioin S n. m. to Vi m.i mill
I'rom .1 to 5 ii. in.,
in tlio treatment of tho above dlsoasos. Dr.
LIO.UT11ILL employs his recent Invention
Oiiffhly approved bf
and other eminent throat specialists, and
adopted in all tho throat hospitals In Lon
don), which converts any liquid medicine i
instnntancously Into n vaporous consistency
so very lino as to remain suspended lu tho
air like tinoko, and can be Inhaled and
In ought In direct contact with tho whole
respiratory tract, from tho smallest cavity
In the head and nasal passages to tlio most
remote air-cells of the lungs, without tlio
slightest pain or dhcomfort. By mean of
this new treatment
in Its earlier stage U potltheli cut able, and
cases advanced and considered as liopoless
can bo greatly benefited, the troublesome
cough mitigated, life prolonged and mado
No matter of how long duiatlon, from tlio
cry beginning finds prompt relief, and which
Is shoitly followed by a peiraauent cure.
Being enabled to send remodlals Into each
minute cavity or cm Ice of the nasal passage
mid head, de&tructlvo to tho bacilli or germ
upon which catarrh In all Its form3 depends,
wo have tho means to effect a complete and
pcimnncnt euro of this loathsomo complaint,
oven In cases heretofore given up ns Incura
ble. Tioni tho verystart the good effect of this
new ticntment Is felt, lineal obstructions aro
removed, hawking, coughing, hoarseness and
diopplngsln tho throat promptly abate, and
the bieatb becomes puro. DEAFNKSS f rom
catairhal causes Is promptly lemovod; the
eyes becomo strong, all other symptoms dis
appear, and finally a peifect and permanent
cum Is oftectod.
No, 1817 Fifteenth Street 1, t
mntnicsrASs Tnn door.
ICIJ MAY UK SOAI101.'.
Ton Thousand Oittherers Idle on I.uko
WiiiTiuiALii, K. Y., March 1, Ten
thousand men along Lako Champlain,
who three days ago wcro driven with
work, aro to-day idle. Most of.thcm aro
under contract with big Now York com
panies, It has been raining tho greater
part of thrco days. Tho ico has left
tho small streams and this section, and
tho ice in Lakes Champlain nnd:Gcorgo
has rapidly decreased from thirteen
inches m thickness to nine and less.
About half of tho nine-Inch ice Is
soft nnd unfit for use, so that practically
thero is llttlo loft In Lako Champ
lain. Unless very cold weather comes
very soon tho famine next summer will
bo tho most sovcio ever folt.
Claret wines, of all others, should bo
pure, and J. Cuhet & Co.'s Hue wines have
long been the models for connoisseurs. For
sale by tho Scbooniaker Company and other
I'nrlor Curs to Old Point Comfort,
Pullman Buffet Turlor Cars are now run
nine to Old I'olut Coiifort dally, oxcopt
Sunday, via Chesspoako and Ohio Hallway,
leaving at 10:n7 a. m , and arrlvlnc at Obi
I'olut Comfort at 0:10 p, in. One, 5W
jtuAii j:statk si:n3ation,
Wltnt Mr. Copp Sityn or tho ltomiirit
nblo Iloniu at West i'ml 1'iirk.
Ihe remarkable success attondlug llic
isloof lots In West End Park at Bock
vllle lias been tlio talk of real citato circles
during the pait week. A CuiTtc reportor
called on Mr. Henry N. Copp at lilt onicc,
No. 700 Eighth streot northwest, ami had
tlio following lutcirlow :
lteportcr How aid you become Inter
ested In Mctropolltau Branch reil ostato ?
Sir. Copp Ouo sweltering hot day In the
summer of 1884 Mr. Aldls B. Browne of the
law firm of Uiltton A Gray camo Into tbo
nttorneys' room of the (lencral Land Office,
whoro I was slltlug, and, In effect, said: "I
wish thero wns a cool, comfortable place
near Washington, where men compellod to
pass the summer In town could spend tlio
nights with their families At present I
can see my folks only Horn Saturday rigBCTfo "lifted up the' hands' of violence
to Monday morning and must enduro tho J iint bloodlntliopresencoof justlco and In
dlecomforts of this hot wcathor, day and
night, for tho halanco of tho week." I
said to myself: "This Is a big hTJa." On
making lurmlry I lenrnc-d that the hlghost,
coolest, most accessible region about Wash
ington was the part of Montgomery County,
Md,, adjacent to the Metropolitan Branch.
Soon thereafter I took a lido to Kockvlllo
and footed my way back along the railroad
nearly to tho District line, and was rto
llgbted with the country and theadvantages
for suburban tcsldenco It presented. As
soon as possible I purchasod somo land
near Bock Creek and organized some syndi
cates. The Garrett Park Company I as
sisted In forming, and BOO ne"fcs were
"hast spring Dr. It. II. Dctrlck and I
purchased from tho trustees of tho Kock
vlllo Acndemy tho Julius West farm, con
taining 1B3 acres, a constdcrablo portion of
which Is within tho incorporate limits of
tho town of Kockvlllc. '1 his farm 1ms boon
subdivided and Is now tho West End l'ark.
Tho title is unimpeachable and an abstract
was made by Hon. l'blllp D. Laird, on
whoso recommendation we purchased.
Tho tract has been In tho possession of tho
trustees of Rockvillc Academy and Julius
West for more than forty yoars, and was
Inherited from tho father of Julius West."
lteportcr Do you now own the West
End Park alone or aro others Interested
Mr. Copp Alone. I bought Dr. De
trick's Interest at a llboral advaneo, and
am now 6ole owner. Last fall I decided to
sell slowly, and only to builders, reserving
every other two lots, but financial matters
havo taken Buck a turn with mo that I
lately concluded to make a grand rush at
popular prices. You obscrvo tho result.
Ittporler What class of people aro rep
resented among your purchasers?
Mr. Copp I am surprised at the many
conservative, cxpeilcnccd bii6luess mon
and real estate operators who have pur
chased. 1 am especially proud of the fact
that Noblo D. Larncr and Henry 0. Towlo
have purchased lots and are urging their
friends to buy. My purchasers rcuroseut
tho several professions, prominent official
pcoplo and tho best classes in tho commu
nity. Cast jour eye on tills list and you
will notice tho names of many well-known
J. H. Turpln, Charles T. Yoder,
J. B. Shlnn, Mrs. McLean,
Jos. A. Bepetti, Wm. B. Gurlcy,
- ?,ra.ma .pucklcy,
iioun ii. Larncr,
Mary E. MeAlnine.
J. m. jhuuier.uru,
it. .a. uuiiunguam, oarauoi uoincr,
Bobert D. Cummin, Cora II. Dufour,
Jeremiah Ahem, Ellen I'. Thomas,
L. C. Shattuck, Mary Flagler,
II. iV. T. Jcnncr, Luther Harrison.
II. S. Brlnkcrhoff, Chas. B. Kstabrook,
T. F. Sanborn.
Ann E. Boil.
I). I. Wolliaupter,
M. S. Wolliaupter,
F. J. Lavender,
Chas. F. Scott,
G. W. ISagg,
J. L. Fuelling,
Frank II. Bkerrctt,
E. M. Thoman,
Eliza M. Bartlett,
Annio M. Cocks,
C. Lloyd Wood,
Sarah E. Suit,
Jas. W. Joyco,
B. Edgar Murray,
John II. Gray,
Elizabeth M. Bower,
Mary F. Elmer.
(i. a. mellows,
Noblo I), Larncr,
i Margaret J. Gardner, William B.Murray,
I Julia F. Dickinson, Harvev C. Voorhees,
Thos. F. Monday, Mary Endcrs,
1 Madison Whipple, Dr. Wm. O. Bohrcr,
' J. II. Franklin, Alice E. N. Wise,
llticu .m. Ulino, I'etor Iso,
Charlotte E. Mcycrs,Cophas W. Scott,
lessio j.co uonrcr, unas. . l.arncr,
Kato W. Burt.
Georco W. Corbctt,
Sam'l F. Perkins,
Henry O. Towles,
Mrs. M. dartres.
J. V. A. Shields,
Jno. G. Thompson,
Mrs. S. L. Thompson,
V. L. Wortblnctou, B. J. Accinellv.
Margaret F. By&n, Sol Lansburgh,
Jas. SI. Watt, Harry C. Whiting,
Jane E. Itandall, Mary P. Jones,
Jno. J. Venzlo, Emma Holder,
E. G. Harbaugb, howls Goldsmith.
Sarah It. Croulse, Margaret C. Cameron,
Sum'l It. Cronlse, Miss Frauk Williams,
S. Opponheimer, Maria Donnelly,
Emma B. Wilson, Sarah H Bctton,
Edw. P. Burkct, Isabella L. Nottreo,
Chas. Alex. Stewart, Uluudo Stephenson,
James E. Pugh, Josephine T. Noyes,
James W. Dyro, Adelaide T. Wilton,
H. W. Oimstead, Mary E. Coon,
Minerva Wcstafcr, Bessie Miller,
Nehon It. Wood, Gcorgo II. noward,
Wm. D. Blackburn, Josephine It. Itawliugs,
M JulIitteHcrndou.Be6lo W. Valk.
Be ortor Aro all your purchasers named
on this list f
Mr. Copp Not all. Some have re
quested that tbclr names be withheld from
publication, as tboy did not wish their
relatives to know that they wero "spcoulat
liier." However, this purchaso Is not a specu
lation, but a certainty, as I Guarantee to re
fund tho purchaso monoy at tho dato speci
fied lu tho contract If tho purchaser so do
sires. Purchasers cannot lose. They gulu
or get their monoy back.
Beporter Wherein Is thonovelty of your
real cstato scheme?
Mr. Copp In the point last above men
tioned. Did you over hear of any suburban
land company agieolng to refuud tho
purchase monoy? Neither did I. But I
havo such confidence in the rapid cuhanco
men t of tho Mctropolltau llraneh real cstato
that I am willing to sign a contract to ro
tund tho purchaso money paid to a specified
date. I Intend to so Impiovo tho Park that
no purchaser will for a moment think of
asking repayment. In fact, several lot
purchasers havo this week refused oilers of
an advaneo on their purchase price,
Beporter Do you contemplate soon
raising tho prlco of tho unsold lots?
Mr, Copp In view of tho rapid salos
this week, I think tho prlco 6kould be In
creased, and have decided to put tho lots
unsold by Saturday night next at $100.
Somo pcoplo say It was a mUtnko to put the
first price ($300) so low, In view of tho
terms offered nnd advantages shown, It it
was a mlstako lo charge a uniform prlco of
$300 for each and eiery lot, that mistake
will be continued ono week longer. ' So If
ou havo any friend who wauts to buy some
lots ho can get them for $300 each for tho
next six dajs. Itcinomber, every day, yes,
every hour's dela compels a less doslrablo
selection. Nearly cvory cornor lot lu tho
park Is taken, and, I believe, about 400 lots
will bo sold by next Saturday night. So
tell your Mends to hurry tf they want nlco
lots. Keep In mind tlmttholr puickasols
a sure thing, uot a speculation,
l'.x.rmi:rFsiiiHii JMItclmll llouil.
New Ycihk March 1 Ex-Congressman
Clmrlr 1 Mi'ebell of New Haven, Coim.,
died at 4 Vclic..
DR. ELLIOTT'S PRAYER.
REFERENCE IN THE HOUSE TO THE
Hnslness Considered li.r Cniicrenii
I'cntlicmtono-C'nlo Contested Ohio
l'ostol Telegraph Cnll-CJIiundlnr
Controversy Hills Introduced.
Itcv. Georgo Elliott of tho Foundry
Clmrcli of "Washington opened tho
proceedings in tho IIouso yesterday
with prayer, in which, referring to the
unfoitunato occurrence of Friday, ho
Almighty (iod, who by ftio Command
incnts tntl example of our Lord Jesus
Christ hast Inclined us in tlio oxcrclso of
charity to all thcin who are sick or are In
prison, wo nnpioru iiiy
inc. very aiomooi oracr, ana wuo nre me
ono In llio bondage of pain and tho other of
the law. Grant unto them docn contrition
i of heart and trno repentance of slu, that
tboy may obtain n sure trust In Thy msrey
and tho comfort of Thy pardon. And, oh I
God, Thou who knowest the Bccrctsofnll
our hearts, whether wo otlreelvos aro In
wardly better than thoso wo'condemn, have
mercy on us. Keep us from tho occasion
and onnortunltv of evil nn'd-frnni tlm wnvs
of sluiul Bhamc. Let no prldo or self
seeking, no covctousncM or revenge, no
Improper Imagination or baso passion or
violent tompcr polluto our soul or degrado
our words or actions.
The llouso passed bill G000, to In
cicaso the pension of Elmer A. Snow of
M Troop, Third United States Cavalry,
for loss of both hands, from
$72 to $100. Also llouso bill -1105, to
increnso tho pension of Thomas Itllcv
of L Troop, Soventh United States ,
Cnvalry, from 72 to $100.
Tlio House then took up Senate bill
1SJ59, to crcato tho office of Assistant
Secretary of War at a salary of $4,500.
Passed by n vote of 120 to 100. During
announcement of the vote Mr. Burrows
said lie had voted on another's namo
itiadvcilcntly, nnd also when his own
name was called. One vote, he thought,
was enough. The record was accord
Mr. Houk of Tennessee called up the
contested election case of Feathcrstono
vs. Catc, from the First District of Ar
kansas. Mr. Crisp of Georgia re
quested that tho case bo not called up
at the present time. 3r. Houk disre
garded this appeal, and Mr. Crisp
raised tho qucstiou of consideration.
Tho House decided yeas, 183; na3'S,
122 In favor of consideration.
The opening speech in favor of tho
claims of the contestant was made by
Mr. Ilaugcn of AVisconsin, and, at tlio
conclusion of his speech, Mr. Outh
waite of Ohio took the tloor, but, In
view of the small attendance of mem
bers, moved an adjournment, which
motion wns agieed to yeas, ll-l;
Among the bills Introduced were the
By Mr. Bergen (N. J.), to Increase the ap
propriation for tho public building at
Camden, N. J , to $100,000.
l!y Mr. Gcst (111.), to pension disabled
soldiers, who aro without proof of tho
origin of their disability.
By Mr. Mllllken (Me.), extending twelve
months the time in which spoliation claims
may be filed.
'1 lie rostnl Telegraph rioposltlon.
Dr. Jforvin Green, president of the
Western Union Telegraph Company
yestcrdny continued his statement re
specting tlio pending Postal Telegraph
bill bcfoic tho House Commlttco on
I'osloillccs and Post ltoads. Ho said
ho had seen It stated that the wires on
tho Pacific Itnilroad lines belonged to
tho Government. Ho did not so under
stand it, and, as a matter of fact, tho
Government had no power to lis rates
over thoso lines. The last formidable
competitor of tho Western Union was
tho Baltimore and Ohio ltailroad Tele
graph Company. That had started In to
smash things, and it had done it. That
company had ruined thrco competing
companies, had ruined itself, nnd had
so nearly ruined the Baltimore anil
Ohio ltailroad Company that it had
been obliged to sell its sleeping cars and
construction shops to. tidu over the finan
Speaking of General Wanamnkcr,
Dr. Green said: "I have never hcartl
beforo that a Cabinet Minister may
como beforo a committee to coach ft
and help his pet schemes thiough,
when they havo not been recommended
by the President."
At this point Bcprcsentatlve Anderson
(Mississippi) interrupted Dr. Green to
call attention to tho Into hour, and
added thot the witness' auswers were
augumentntive, and not responsive.
Itcprcsentativo Crain (Texas) re
marked that so far as coaching the
commlttco was concerned, tho Post-lnastcr-Gcnernl
had never spoken to
him upon tho subject.
After tho conclusion of Dr. Green's
testimony tho committee listened to the
tending of a statement by Mr. Harnum,
representing tho Visual Syuchiouism
Telegraph Company in favor of tho
Postmaster-General's plan, until noon,
when It adjourned.
The Cnll-Chuniller Control ersy.
Tho Senate Committee on Privileges
nnd Elections has decided to tnko up,
at its next meeting, tho Call-Chandler
controversy over tho action of the
former in revising his speech on the
murder of AV. B. Saundors in Florida.
It Is said that Senator Call will impeach
tho accuracy of tho reporter's notes bo
fore the committee and charge that ho
failed' Jo catch tho speaker's remarks
Tho Sennto Commlttco on Piivilegcs
aud Elections took up tho Montana
Senatorial controversy for considera
tion yesterday. Several hours were
devoted to discussion of some of the
legal questions involved, but no con
clusion was reached.
A Western nPnlco,"
Scrgeant-nt-Arms Holmes of llio
Houso said this afternoon: "The story
about Sllcott's tapturo out in, Oregon is
a (lend cold fnko. He has not been
captured, and when ho Is wo will know
it within a very short while"
Tho World' I'nlr
Tho subcomuiitteo of the Houso
Woild's Fair Committee had a meeting
yesterday. All tho members, Chalnnau
Candler ami Messrs. Hltt and Springer,
weio present. They took tho general
bill previously agreed on by tho whole
commltleo as a basis, and went over it
carefully in detail, Tho bill tnuy will
report to the committee, and which tho
comnilltee will probably report to tho
House thu latter part of next week,
will bo substantially tho bill thu com
ndltie hud iittciidy agreed ou as in
the mid ii Miitttblu lor cither Now York,
St. Louis or Chicago.
The detail will bo more minutely
mid tho ui'f.L'V orkul ou! Tho sub
con rul'i urn tailed on la Pecetin
of the 'it ' i t i i . f Im
cost of a Government exhibit. After
this has been obtained llio bill can be
mushed up In nshoit llnio. Chairman
Candler Is very certain that tho bill tlio
sub coinmlltcowlll prepare will bo satis
factory to nil tho interests, nnd will pass
Iho llouso without serious dllllculty.
Mr. Candler hns been nil nlong a
staunch friend of a fnlr, regaidle-s of
Chairman Candlor said, further, that
lliu sub committee desired to get the
names of Chicago's commissioners to
incorporate In tlio bill. As there will
bo probably 100 of these it will take a
llltlo time to select them. Another
thing, the Bub-committee has neenrale
and detailed Information ns to Chicago's
WASHINGTON ,f()CKi: ci.trii.
Tim Jfow Orgiinliillon Considering
tlio Question of Stnrtcr.
Tho selection of a starter for the new
lace track Is now engaging tho attention
of the ct ccutivo committee of tho Jockey
Club. For tho past throo or four yoara
TnoCrO folill-nl T nrtil (4 1 iiirlil ntn ltnn liml n '
Jicsern. uaiuwcilana uiicnuan nave Had a
monopoly of tho work at all the Eastern
tracks, and, during this time, tboy not
only convinced tho publ'c of tholrcniclcncy,
but nlso tho directors of tho clubs to such
an extent that, during tlio last season, both
of tho gentlemen demanded nnd obtained
$100 a day salary, besides having their ox- '
reuses paid. '
On ono or two occasions In this city and
elsewhere tho newspapers hlutedthat the '
starts were not as fair as tboy might have
been, and sometimes tho public mumbled
out Its dissatisfaction, but no ouo thought
of qncstlonlng tho supiemacy of Messrs.
Caldwell and Sheridan. The organization
of tho Washington Club, however, lod tho '
members to consider a proposition to Intro- ,
duco t new starter to tho Eastern racing
The man who Is being considered for tho .
position Is Jack- Shccliaii of Now York,
who Is almost as well Known hore ns In that ,
city. Ho has been Identified with racing
for tho past fifteen years, and Is as well '
known to tbo public aud to horso owners as
any other follower of the turf In tho East
Mr. Shcchan's application Is in the hands
of tho executive committee, and It Is very
probable that it will recoivo favorable con
federation. All he asks, ho says, Is an op
portunity to demonstrate his ability, and as
a guarantco of his honesty ho offers to
Elaco In tho hands of tho club $5,000, which
e Is willing to forfeit If anv fraud or
trickery can bo justly attributed to him. In
addition, ho has offered to do the work
without pay until the club Is fully satisfied
of his ability.
MISTOOK 1US .11 AX.
;M'IIIng Seono In tho Grill
An exciting little epl-ede took place a
few evenings 6lnce In tho grill room of tho
Sboiebain, whero time jouug fellows cu
tercd, and, nflcrqulctlyscatlngthemselvcs,
proceeded to give their orders. Near by
sat two promising young scions of Sen
atorial families, who evinced an uuseeinly
amusement over the Tltlan-hucd locks of
one of tho new comers. Exasperated
flually beyond nil endurance by a very
rotated remark ou "carrot tops," tho
young athlelo roso, and, crossing to the
adjoining table, requested tlio Senator1!,
son to rcpc.it his icmarks with wbleh re
epicst bo unthinkingly compiled.
A moment later anil ho spun with tho ve
locity of a cannon ball across tho marblo
1'oor, landing in a heap under a table,
from which Ignominious position bo was
gathered up and hurried from tho room by
several waiters. Young Titian looks then
lcsumcd his seat, itmarklng to several
waiters nho had prepared to eject lilm
also, that ho had como Into the grill room
as a gentleman and proposed to leave It In
the same capacity not in that of a prize
fighter. ANOrilint HANK.
nnniiinr. or nv- i.in,.nni,.i r.mni ...
tion in wutthinctun. "
One more illustration of the progreislvo
spirit displayed by Washington business
men is given by the announcement that the
Traders' National Dank will open for busi
ness to-morrow morning. This new enter
prise starts out uuder exceptionally good
auspices. Of Its capital of $i.'00,000 one
half is paid In, aud It has u suiplus paid tu
advance of $40,000.
The success of the now enterprise Is
altogether, apart from tbt-so figures, as
surcd by the fact that Its president Is Mr.
Gcorgo C. Henntng, late of Saks it Co., a
gentleman than whom nono ts hotter vorscd
In the "art and mystery" of successfully
conducting business Institutions. Brcnton
L. Baldwin will act ns cashier of tho new
institution, aud tbo following board of
directors speak for Its solidity: Charles
Damn, William A. Gordon, Emmons S.
Smith, Edward F. Droop, Georgo C. Hen
nlug, Samuel 8. Shedd, O. C. Green, John
D. Langhorne, Emll G. Sehafer, John T.
Varucll and Boilah Wilkins.
Dnrld Neiigle's :ase.
On Monday the Supreme Court will hear
argument in tho caso tif David Neagle, the
deputy-marshal who shot Judge Terry last
summer in California In tho defenso ot
Justice Field of tho United States Supremo
Court. Tho Attorney-General of California
and Zack Montgomery appear on behalf of
the shcriif, who claims tho custody of
Ne'uglo under Stato law, and tho Attomoy
Gencral of the United States aud Joseph
Choato of New York will arguo for NeagU
that ho wns properly dlSLlmrgcd from
custody by the United Slates Circuit Judge
on habeas corpus, on tho ground that ho
wns merely performing an oulclsl duty
under thu laws of the United Slntos.
.Secretary llhiluo'H Notice,
See i ctnry Blaine lias posted ranis lu the
corridors of the Stato Department, an
nouncing that hereafter all business with
consuls and relating to tho appointment of
rnnsnlfi nnd romninmlnl ni.onta would lin
transacted with Assistant Secretary of
Stato Wharton. Mr. Blalno will devote hia
tuno to tno primary duties oi ms otiico, ana
will. It Is stated, turn over to Mr. Wharton
tbo consideration of all applications for
consular nud eoiiimctclal positions, This
work was done by Mr. Walker Blalno up to
tho tlmo of his death.
Let Oil' Willi a Lecture.
Attorney O. Morris Smith lutroduccd sat
isfactory evidence In the Criminal Court
yesterday to show that J. M. Watson, jr.,
the youthful forgor, was under the ago of
10 years. Tho mother of this boy was In
court, and, although not called upon, was
ready to Rive tho dato of birth, It was not
ueee6sary, and Judge Bingham, aftor glv
lug Watson, jr., n moral lecture that may
bo of futuro benefit to him, committed him
to tbo Iteform School uutll he attains tlio
ago of SI yeais.
In addition to bis duties ns general super
intendent ot the Ittchmoud nud Danville
Ballroad Company, Mr, W. II. Green will
henceforth act as assistant general mauagor
of the company, tho directors havlug ap
I oiidcd him to this responsible position as
u recognition of his services hi the com
Thu ?lerlt ol
M ell lu's food consists not ouly lu Its supc
ilerlty over other substitutes for mother's
milk, but also lu the readiness with which
It Is pti pared. It is a real blessing to the
busy or tired niothor, for a very few min
utes night and morning are all that are
nteensary lo prepare the baby's fooel for
At New York, steamers Spain, London;
Tiuve, Bremen; Brooklyn City, Bristol;
I hfeago, London; Lake Nciilgon, Liver
poll; ltbactla, Hamburg aud lUirc.
Fon biliousness, sick hoadacho, Indigos
lieu and constipation, take Dr Pier c'
1 ellulB. Quo a dose.
EX-CONGRESSMAN TAULREE'S CON
The Correspondent Admitted lo Hull
semilorH ami ltoiuoneiituttvos to
Defend Illin Tho Newspaper In
stlnct Niipafcrr Heed's T.ettm
Tho physicians lepoit n marked im
provement in the condition of ev-Con-grcssman
Taulbce, who was shot by
Coi respondent Kincnid nt the Capitol
Friday. The ball has not yet been
located. An nttempt to do so
yesterday morning failed. The
chnnccs nic altogether In favor of
his recovery unless blood-poisoning
should set In, and of that so far thctc
aro no symptoms. Tho shot stru ck him
on tho right check, near the eye, nnd
ranged downward. 1 ho ball is probably
.. a J
In a bone. Mr. Taulbce will
not, fortunately, lose his eye, and will
bo out in two or three weeks, barring
At 1JS10 o'clock yesterday nftcrpoon
Mr. Kincald, with his attorney, appeared
before Judge Miller of the Police Court,
and, waiving examination, gave bonds
in tlio sum of 2,000 to await the action
of tlio grand jury, Colonel Von Stamp
becoming Ills study. Several other
persons were present ready to qualify
in whatever amount might be required,
but having received u message from
Dr. Bayno to tho effect that Mr. Taul
bce was believed lo bo out of danger,
.ludgo Miller ncceptcd Colonel Von
Stamp assolc surety in the sum named.
If tho enso should go to trial
Mr. Smith will probably
be asslstetl In the defenso
by Senators Voorhees and Black
burn and Representatives McCrcary
nnd Carulh. It is not thought,
however, at tho Capitol that,
if Mr. Taulbce recovers, as now seems
most probnble, ho will prosecute tho
mnttcr in mo couits. 'mat ts not the
Captnlu Bam Donclson, ex-Door
keeper of tho Hou-c, who was tho only
cyc-witness of the shooting, still refuses
to talk of the matter. He has said
- 11M 8ala
I on ho j
that ho and Taulbce wcro
landing when Kincald came down stairs.
What followed further than the fact
of tho shooting he refuses lo say.
Ho soys both Mr. Taulbce and
Mr. Klucaid may talk all tboy t
want to, but ns for him
he has only one story to tell, mid thai
in the couits. lie is a lrlcnd ot both
parties, nnd they arc, he says, fricuds ol
his friends, and whilo he deeply do
ploies the matter he will not talk aljjul
The shooting wns a genctnl tiplc
of conversation at the Capitol yestcr
day, nnd the general feeling was that it
wus llttlo short of a desecration to in
dulgc In attacks of personal violence
beneath tho dome oT the Capitol. Yet
when It was learned Hint Taulbce has
been pursuing Kincnid for months,
and had Insulted him pieviously to'
this, the only wonder is that
tho shooting did not occur earlier, lie
hod been warned lo let Kincaiel alono,
but contemptuously pronounced ldin
a cownrel and continued his
persecutions. Tho Insult of yes
terday was too gross to bo
let pass without being resented, and as
tho dispniily between tho I wo
men piecludcd a idivslcnl encounter
there was nothing left but to shoot.
Kincald has endeavored to avoid the
encounter. but in vain. After
his arrest, with true newspaper
i instinct, lie turned to rranu
P. Morgan, correspondent of tho
Brooklyn Standard- Union, and said:
"Morgan, I wish you would bcud a
1 full account of this to my paper, the
I -Louisville Time."
Morgan did so, nnd later in the oven-
j Ing, when ho saw Kiucaid ogain, tho
1 latter inquired, "How many words did
you send?" and "Was it n good ac-
These questions wcie answered af
firmatively, and the licwspnpcr instinct
of the prisoner was satisfied.
I Jay F. Durham, a former correspond
ent here, and now a railroad man, has
telegraph Mr. Kincald that ho (Dur
ham) would testify to hearing Mr. Taul
beo say that ho (Taulbce) "would kill
.speaker Heed's Letter.
Just before the shooting at the Capl-
j tol on Friday
an oeld coiucidenco oc-
currcd. Speaker Heed showed lo .
Representative Stewart of Vermont n
letter which ho had ueldrcsseel to ltepro- I
sentativo Caruth. Mr. Stewart thought I
tho letter was too good to keep private,
nnd gave Its contents to several col
leagues, through whom in turn it
reached tho press, to tlio discomfiture
of tho Speaker. Tho letter reads ns fol
lows: Oiticc Si:itonAT-AT-Auvs,
Ilor-K Ol' I'KritESCNTATIVCS,
Washinoton, 1). C, Fell, &, tSOO.
Dear Mr. Caruth:
I tlinll not accept the invitation tendered
mo by the Bluo Grass Club. The rcanou Is
vi ry simple. I notice that Jay 1 Durham
Is president. Now, Jay F. Durham as
Mired mo during tlio late "Disturbances"
that, If they hud inn in Kentucky, thoy
would Hill me. Knowing the said Durham
to be a Journalist, his declarations to mo
, Import absolute verity. I do not wish lo
to killed, especially in Kentucky, where
(uch nn event is too common to attract at
tention. For a good man to dlo any
where is, of course, gain, but I think 1 can
make moro by dying later and elsewhere.
T. B. ltsr.li.
Hoonler Suite 1'eople oiler Tribute to
Hie Donil .statesman,
"Mild and gentle, a model of all the do
mestic virtues; strong in execution, soft
lu bis mauncrs was Oliver P. Morton."
Tho speaker was Prlvato Secretary Elijah
J, Halfoid, who last night eddrossed tho
legiilar monthly mectlngof tho Indiana
Bepublleun Club on tho "Lifo and Charac
ter of O. P. Morton, tbo War Govornor."
'I be orator of t tie evening was Mr. Jeromo
Painetl, chief ot tho Dlvlsluu of National
1 ooKh lu Iho Treasury Department, lie
di liven d u most eloquent eulogy ou tbo
military and political services ot tho doad
I oel-geiieral, and was followed by Mr Hnl
loid. who related many touching Instances
of Mr. Morton's domestic life
Oiliei tributes to the worth of tho dead
Matt s men wero delivered by Mr. Clement
Miidelutier of Indianapolis nud General
O'Helriiuof New York.
TliieHleueil Will) Arrest lor Korgery-, u
Itiiiiuiiier Tries to Kill IIImoll.
1 heodoru Grebe', a German drummer, at
tempted to commit suicide by shooting
Lltneelf lu tho abdomen ye'sterday aftornoon
in Miller's shoo store, lOrii Sevouth street
uuthuttst. Tho wound may prove fatal
lu thu inorulrg u warrant charging him
lih for.mywas sworn out ugulnsl him
i .Vr Mlllir and placed in iho bauds of
i fl nr larguson forsunlee. Ilo found hh
i. ei at MlllerV store, and when ho stated
' 's la'hltH'sA Grebe put bts html lu his
iert at pocket, turned It toward bis body
ui tii t Lluuelf. He fell to the floor with
the blood gushli if from a great bole In bis ,
The pollco patrol was summoned and the '
man was carried to tho Emergency Hos
pital. Ho was afterward transferred to the I
Garfield Hospital. Tho physicians thero :
aay that the wound Is a very dangerous one
nnd mny provo fatal. Tboy fnar that lipm
orihaco may set In, nnd In that rase be has I
a very small chance for life.
Grebe Is married and Is the fntlierof four
children, ror somo tlmo past lie has been
financially embarrassed, and among the pa
i.ers found lu his poeketn wcro a large num
ber of bills and letters tliroatenliig suits.
I HA 110 As A STATU,
tloirmnr siioiin Sins the Idiihoiius
"I think about nil the opposition to
Statehood for Idaho will be concentrated
against the test-oath clause of the Constitu
tion," suld Governor Shoup yesterday.
"But this has been paused ou by tbo Su
preme Court and pronounced legal and
constitutional, It will effectually prevent
tho Mormons from ever capturing our State
"Do your people w nut Statehood, Gov
ernor?" "1 hey do," replied the Governor. "All
of our propci ty-owners aie anxious for It.
You see, as It Is the Northern Pacific Ball
road aud the mines pay no tuxes now, and
tboyaio our wealthiest rorporatloiiH. Our
pcoplo want a readjust incut of taxes,"
ion wiiii comment, Governor
ninicuooii win ue gramcu manor"
"Very confident, though tlm opposi
tion, which is nil Democratic, though nil
tho Dciuocrnts are not opposed to us, 1ms
demanded inoiu time In which to prepare a j
minority tcport. llio majority of tlio i
Committee on Tcrrltoilcs has agreed on a
favorable report and Is only waiting on tho ,
minority. Bills for Statehood aro prlvll-
cged under the rules, nnd there need be no
delay In passing the bill, once It Is before '
Governor Shoup thinks tint Delegate j
Dubois n 111 be one of the Hist Senators, nnd I
says ho has earned It by his labors In Con
gress and beforo the Supreme Court. 1
Governor Shoup himself will probably bo
the other Senatoi. I
Delegate Dubois says no arrangement ns '
to offices has been made, mid that none will '
be. He hays that tho voters, not the poli
ticians, determine who shall have the
IL'ltni: I.AM Itl.NMIX ItVINH.
Tho Oldest Kmplo.io In I he roslollteo
Jinlfn T.awrensnn. the oldest, etnldoveof
the United States Postal Service, both In
point of age and coutliiitous service, Is dy
ing, at ms noino in uaiwuorc, lrom pneu
monia. On the 'JIM ot the picscut mouth
he will bo 87 yeais old. Last Saturday
evening Judge l.awicnsou returned borne
fmui the Department in nppmcut good
health, nud after n cheerful conversation
with bis family retired. At lOo'eleick he
was seized with a chill. This passed
olT, but nn Sunday morning nn
aggravated case of pneumonia dovelopel,
Jiielgo I.nwiensou was born .March 'J'J, 1)1,
in Bristol, England, ami came to America
when 4 j ears of ago.
At the age of II! years young Lawrenson
cntcTcd the postal service of tho Baltimore
postodlce, and after fifteen years' scrvlco
was transferred to the General De
partment at Washington, where
ho has sworn in every I'oit-uiastcr-Gcueral
slneethe AdmliiUtartlou of
President Andrew Jackson. When Mr.
Vilas was sworn In Mr. Lawrcnson was
overlooked, and when the Postmaster-General
heard of his reeoid ho sent for Mr.
l.awicnsou aud was sworn lu again.
M ASUINOTON NOT IN IT.
Kef I'rolialilllty or Itull'ulo's llrother
hood Club Coming Here.
( nit too, March 1. Secretary Brunncll
of the Plajeis' National League eald to
ulgbt.with reference to the Washington and
St. Louts stories about tho Buffalo Club:
There Is not oue word of truth In the
stories about transferring the Bullulo
Players' League team to Washington. I
havo assuranco fiom tho Buffalo officials
that they have received uoproposltlons and
hnvo given none. Ceitalnly tlio
national organisation lias made no such
move. Tho Buffalo team has fulfilled all
Its obligations to the new League, has not
had a desertion and has shown no sign ot
weakness, it is a paitncr In first-class
Handing. There mo good reasons why
Washington can havo no place In
our League. Tho pilnclpal one Is
that we have four Eastern cities, all
stronger than Washington. 1 do not think
that tho board of directors of the Players'
I.caguo would ever consent to changing
BufTalo for Washington.
TWO IIir.MHIIHI SOIM.S.
The llrltlsh .Ship Ouottii Ones llnnii
M'lth All on Home!.
London, Match 1. The report ot the
loss or the British steamer (Juetta is con
firmed at Lloyd's. The advices received
state that S00 lives were lost.
The steamer sti tick u rock not shown
on tho chart at '.) o'clock last night,
near Somcn-ct, in tho Torres Straits .it
the northern extremity ot Australia and sank
In three minutes.
An Ottuwau seiinilnl.
Oitaw , Mnich I. Counsel for .Mis.
Hceson has Issued a wilt against E. X.
Deincrs, translator of tho Houso of Com
mons, claiming damages for the -eduction
of ber daughter, Bose, I" years old. It was
In connection with this chko Hint Mrs.
Ilccson attacked Deincrs In tlio lobby of the
llouso on Wednesday lnt.
Ml a lie. Knew SUintt.
I'nciiAi.is, Wash., Mnich L The
sheriff arrived hero to-day with the man
arrested at Toledo yesterday, supposed to
t.e Slleott. Ho gives tho namo of K. K.
Thayer, and Is apparently attempting to
conceal his Identity, lie claims to have
been a resident of Washington, D. l! and
to have known Slleott.
Cuniuhi to lSehel.
Nnw YonK. March 1. A Moutic.il spe
cial says: A league has been formed here
to bring about tho Independence ot Canada
by 102. All tho American now ers are to tie
asked to oxort their moral iullucuce mid, if
"heed bo, couccrtcd action to freo the coun
try from tho last ic-tlge of European rule
on tho continent.
Minister I'eudleton's I'uneial.
New Youi;, Maich 1. -Frank K. Pen
dleton, eon of ox-Mlnlster George II. Pell- I
dlelon, said to-day that bis father's funeral l
would tako place on Saturday not at I
Christ Episcopal Chinch, Cincinnati. t
Slos-on tho Winner. I
New Youi;, March 1. Slosson won the
deciding gamo of the billiard tournament
to-night, defcntlng Schnefer by n score of '
rii0to313. Caton, Daly mid Ives aie tied,
and will divide.
Young Lincoln lteeoverlng, i
Lomiox, March 1. Young Lincoln is .
ete'adily rccovcrtug from thu shock and
other effect 8 of the laet operation. All the
.crious phases of thcca-oaie gieutly iiilti- ,
Kitted to-day. '
llr, Depow Won't Itoslgn. I
New Yoiik, Mnich 1. Cliauncey M, Do-
pi w denies that bo contemplate resigning ,
).s piebldeut of tho New York Central Bail-
mull, lo prepare as candidate for tho I'resi-
ihnci In lb'JS. .
lie Governinout has decided to Instl
M. 'e pioeeedlngs against the paper
.' Alaiatc for advUlug the Socialists to
l.i 1 1 rmperor William,
1 the I Klnsclla and fifteen otheis (ui
, mm licit for their actions at e'Unuxarry,
u i ', havo beou released. Kilkenny had
ih lle'iis time over l
Bourgeois has acccj led the pi rt
'i b Minister e'f tin Intirl. v in t
I nti f f M Constant, r ,ri d.
Mil. FliXX ATTACKED.
OUTGROWTH OFTHE CIVIL SERVICE
'I he Itrotlic r-lu-Liiw nr Ml Online).
One ol Iho Witnesses, Tiles to As
fimlt the llvMiiiiimtlon Import ot
Ivy Instlliito M'lirriiiilsHiiortiOiit
Professor 'S. W. I'lynn, one of llio
most impoitunl wllncs-os In the Con
grcsslonal Investigation of the Civil
Service Commission, yesterday swore
out n warrant against W. W. Ashby, n
Virginian, and the iirotlicr-in-law of
Miss Emily M. Dalmey, a wltncs
before the committee against the Com
Ashby, accompanied by two friends,
who mo unknown lo llio police, went
to Iho icsldcnce of Prof, Fly tin and do
mnnded to see him. When lie came to
llio door they attempted to assault him,
but lie evaded them nnd escaped.
As -oon ns they left the house lie
went to tho Pollco Couil nnd swore out
the warrants. They were placed In the
bunds of Policeman 1 Idler for service,
but ho did not succeed in finding tlio
men, Ho learned, however, that Ashby
left on nn evening train for his home
Flyim is well known in this citv as
tin- proprietor of tho Ivy Institute', an
i institution which picparcs applicants
furthccMimimilioiis of the Civil Service
I iMit. itooHi:vi:i.i"H ritoiiHii;.
roMiiiiiMer-denerul M iiiiiiumker Tells
i Minn lie KnoiiH of III lit.
I Tlio civil service Investigation by thu
House committee wns resumed ycstcnlny
morning nl 10. "0, Chairman f.ehUmck
in thu chulr.
Poslmastcr-Gcncrnl Waunmakcr was
1 the principal witness, and his cxamina
, tiouwas ns to Commissioner Hoosovell's
I piotege, Mr. Shidy, nnd his appoint
ment to a clcikslnp in the
I'ostolllco Department. Mr. Waha
makcr was questioned minutely, but
nothing of importance beyond what has
aliendy been made public was do
eloped. Civil Service Commissioner
ltoosoiclt as also put on the stand
and asked a great many questions about
his piolege's appointment. He said
that it was not liml Mr.
Shidy was so b.ul that ho
lcconimentleii his nppoiutment. Mr.
Shidy, lie mid, was not one of thoso
actively engaged in falsifying the
rccoids, bnfhe was the one who tolil
Iho Commission of the crooked work
olhcis weic cngaeid in.
Postmaster - General Wanamaker,
when ho was put on the stand, con
firmed what Mr. Itooscvvlt hud said.
Commissioners Thompson and Lyman
v ere nlso put on the stand and told
their stories of Siiidy's expose of tho
falsifications in the Commissioners
olllcc, and tlio investigation was ad
jounitd till Monday morning at 10 MO.
Oiilclc Time to ho Matin From rhllit
ilellihlit to New lurk,
Piiii.Mir.iAMtiA, Match. 1. Among
the many improvements the Pcnnsyl
vania Itnilroad Company ctiutnniplntc
on their New York lino is tho elevation
of their tracks in Jersey City, where n
liaml.'oine stnlion is to bo mnstnictcd
and llic pnK'cngas lauded on tho second
floor. "Without descending lo tho
ground level, they will proceed directly
to the ferries. "The latter will be re
constiuclcd or icplaced witli newboiits.
w lilch will be double decked. On the
New York sido of the liver passengers
will be Inndcd on the upper door of the
ferry-house on the same level as the
bridge spanning West sticct. which has
been piovidcd for.
All those improvements have nlicady
been airangedior, und within two year
at the outside will be realities.
Several schemes ore now being pu-heil
for the shortening of the route to New
York for fast trains. For some time
pn.st the completion of a through four
line i onto from Philadelphia to Jersey
City has been proceeding, and thcio Is
now only a shoit space in the neighbor
hood of I''li7abeth where there aie fewer
tracks than four. It is said that when
tlio iork is finished the lime between
the tei mini will bo not more than ninety
minutes, -while the ferry trips will b'c
nccclernled by the construction of new
Di'inp.-cy unil Liilllnnehii.
San Piianci-co, Match 1. Jack
DcmpH'y, much to the surprise of a
laige majority of tho sporting fiater
nity, has lelcginphed from Poitlnnd
Unit lie declines George l.alilnnchc's
tonus for a return match on tlio
giounds that they were cntiicly too
one-i-idid. He toy the Marinu's saloon
is not worth over $1,000, much less
10,000, nnd that he would not accept
It as ii gift. DcmpH'y says however,
that he is willing to make many con
cessions to I.nlllancho, but does not
like the proposition of putting up
$.1,000 against the saloon, which, ho de
clines, is u resort for San Francisco'
A I ortnne Hunting tor linn.
C.Mtno.MiAi.r., Pa., March 1. Atloph
Joseph, who formerly owned a little
clothing store in Forrest City, a village
t miles above Carbondnle, left thero
Inst October for Chicago, aud last
month left Chicago for St. Louis. The
pollco of the hitter city have been
nsked lo find Joseph, who, by the
denth of a cousiti in St. Petersburg, iu
lierits n fortuno of 800,000 roubles, or
It Is said that to secure possession of
tlio foiluuc Joseph must icturii ro Itus
sia on oi before April 8.
Cloiernor OrIosui Denies.
SlitlNoliiMH, ll.i., March 1. Gov
crnoi Oglesby, when asked about his
icporlcd candidacy for Iho Vnltcl
States Senate said. "ThureV nolhi'i
in tlio story at all." Continuing Mi.
ox-Goveintir said "I nrosuim
though thoy may not say .so. that l
well, Cannon, Ilendcrnou, Hit am
Payson will all be ( iindldates, and I
think Unit's enough. 1 havo not had
and have not now, any intention r
being a eiiudl.tute for the Senate
A Hail I'leacluir.
BoHin.N, March 1. Tho count t!
mlnUteifa which has been in vesical
the chaigei. of immorality nnd dmiik
enneu against tho ltov. William v
Smith of tho Pcrklus Stieel lh.pti
Church, ii'ooiumeud that ho be c
eluded fiom church moniburshlp. Tip;
lepoit i as adopted by tho chuich.
Ii i- o. ite probable that you may n
the services of a phytleian mmiui dai , '
you can poitpoue Ilia Utoe Indefinitely '"
keeping your blood pure nud your sylei i
tbiigoinUd IliroUKU the Uku of Aym s
SarMipanlla. Prevention ts tietter than
Locnl Weather r'oreen-1.
' Jf.ttnrt of (Wunilnn. Jlf'r