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The Washington Cbitic
22D YEAH NO. 6,7o0.
WASHINGTON, D. C, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 24:, 1890.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
DISTRICT IN CONGRESS.
ROCK CREEK PARK BILL DEBATED
IN THE HOUSE.
3 lie Semite Cniuiiilttno I'nvornbly Ho
tiorln Dip l'ontofllee Hlto Hill Cou
tetrrt I.lrctlon In the Soniito
Miscellaneous Congressional Now,
The Urgency Dcflctcncy bill with
Senate amendments wns reported back
to tho House today with n recom
mendation that certnln Senate amend
incuts ho non-concurred In, Agreed to,
mid n conference ordered. Tho floor
was then accorded to the Committee on
the District of Columbia.
On motiou of Chairman Grout of
the District Committee, n resolution,
was adopted to have printed 0,000
copies of tho report of the Health
At 1:80 Chairman Grout, In tho Com.
mlttee of tho Whole, called up Senate
bill '1, which has passed that body,
authorizing the establishing of a public
park along Hock Creek, to bo known as
Columbus Memorial Park, this name
being an amendment proposed by tho
commlttco to tho Senate bill.
Tho park Is to begin nt Klinglo Ford
Bridge and run northwardly on both
bides of tho creek. Its width Is to be
not less at any point than '100 feet, In
cluding the bed of the crook, of which
at least CO feet shall bo on cither
Mdo of tho creek, and not more than
r00 feet on cither sldo south of Broad
Jtranch road and Blagdcn 31111 road,
find of such greater width north of said
roads as the Commissioners designated
In the act may select, tho whole tract
so to be selected shall not exceed 2,00'J
The commission named in tho act is
to consist of the Chief of Knginccrs, tho
piesident of tho Board of Commission
ers and tho Engineer Commissioner of
the District. This commission Is to se
lect tho land for the park and have It
surved by tho assistant to tho Engineer
Commissioner, the assistant being tho
executive ofllcer of tho commission.
The commission, after selecting the
tract, shnll then apply to tho Supreme
Com l of tho District to haro the same
legally condemned and damages ap
praised. The fee simple of tho lands is to be
vested in tho United States upon the
payment of tho nppralsed valuo to the
owner or owners. If any owner shall
refuse or neglect to demand tho amount
awarded him, tho same Is to be de
posited with tho couit and tho feo slm
pic bo Invested In the United State
just tho satuc'
The Supremo Court of tho District
is to direct the tiino and manner in
wnich possession of the property con
demned shall bo taken, and may, when
necessary, enforce any order or issuo
any piocess for giving possession.
No doubt as to the real ownership o
the property is to delay the taking p;3
session. In such cases tho court is t
require the deposit of tho purchas
An appropriation of $1,200,000 is
made, one half from tho Treasury of
the United States, tho other lialf from
tho revenues of tho District.
This sum is to defray all the
expenses of inquiry, survey! assessment,
payment for lands taken and all other
necessary expenses incidcululthereto.
The park, when established, is to bo
under the joint control of the Commis
sioners of the District and the Chief of
nSusinccrs of tho U.S. Army. They
sire to provide roadways, bridle piths
and footways and establish and publish
regulations for caro of tho park and the
preservation from injury of the timber,
animals or curiosities within tho park,
and their retention in natural condition'
US neaily as possible.
At 2:2o tho committee arose.
The House went into Commlttco of
the "Whole again, with debate limited
to one hour on each side.
In tliu Senate,
The report of the mnjoilty of tho
Senate Commlttco on Elections favoring
tho seating of Wilbur F. Sanders and
Thomas C. Powers, tho Republican
contestants for seats in the Senate from
Montana, was presented to tho Senate
to day by Mr. Hoar.
The report is prefaced by the state
ment that the cases on each side have
been presented, and argued tinoti the
merits of the title, and not merely upon,
tho certificate of tho Governor or of
the Secretary of State, and the com
mittee, therefore, have considered and
repoited upon the whole case upon its
After reciting that tho four Senators,
who claimed tho right to seats, wore
elected by separate 'legislative bodies,
ench claiming to bo tho lotil
Legislature of Montana, tho re
port says: "These two holies
wtie composed as follows: By tho con
sllluliou of Montana tho House of Hep
lcscntntlves consists of llfty members,
of whom twenty-eight are" n quorum,
Twenty five persons, of whoso titles to
sit in tho House of Representative?
and lake part in its proceedings, no
question is made, together with five
pcuous claiming to bo entitled to sit
and take part as representatives from
the County of Silver Bow, met
at the Iron Unit, at Helena, at
the timo ilxed by the Constitution for
the meeting of tho Legislature and
oignni.ed thcie. Tho auditor, who is
icqulred by the Constitution to pro
sldo at tho organization of tho
House, called them to order, and
presided until a speaker was chosen.
Twenty four other persons, of whoso
lltlo to sit In tliu House of It.'pro
jentatlvcs nnd take part as repre
sentatives, no question is nude,
together with five other persons claim
ing to bo entitled so to sit and tako part
as representatives from tho county of
FllverBow, met nt the Court-Housa at
tho timo Ilxed by tho Con
stitution for tho meeting of
tho Legislature and orgaui.ed there.
The whole case, therefore, turns upon
Hit question, "Which of these two sets
of lvc persons was entitled to sit
Ju tho II msn of Representatives from
the c unity of Silver Bow, tako part In
tin organization nnd other proceedings
df v, n to and including tho time of tho
elation of Senators."
It is stated that to determine this
question tho commlttco have been
led to consider threo others, tho
decision of which, in its judgment,
disposes of tho whole ease, These
qur&tlons are (1) which of tho
twe nt i of iivo memheis from Silver
llitt' had the proper credentials V (2)
If one primp had tho lawful croden
tin's, but the other was redly
tlt'cU L which was legally entitled to
t .') Is there any evidence which
wauftiits the Sniinto in Undine; that tho
i , -, vho hud the credentials were
in i, in fuel, duly elected?
Mr Mierinnn's Anti-Trust bill was
tal.cn up, Mr, Turple addies6lng the
WuHlilDUtnn City I'oitotttro.
The Senato Commlttco on Public
Buildings and Grounds reported favor-
ably the bill locating the City I'ostoMco
nt Ninth sticct, O street and tho Ave
nue. The bill lias been fully explained
InTiinCniTic heretofore. Tho build
ing proposed will have 170 feet fronton
tho Avenue and will contain 78,000 feet
of floor spare.
The President sent to tho Senate to
day the following nominations:
Major T. II, Stanton, paymaster, to
be lieutenant colonel and deputy paymaster-general.
.1. 1 Solby of North Dakota, to bo
United States attorney.for the District
of North Dakota.
('. L. Hpaulding, postmaster nt Brain
Mr. Breckinridge of Kentucky to-day
Introduced a bill in tho House for tho
relief of Major Orecn Clay Goodloc,
paymaster of tho Marino Corps. It re
lievo him from monetary responsibly
for the defalcation of his clerk, Mr.
.lones, who3e remains were recently dis
covered in tho river, he having com
mitted suicide by drowning during tho
Tho McKluloy tarllt bill will bo re
potted to the Houso on April 10. It
will then bo ordered to bo printed, and,
accoiding to the present plan of the Re
publican leaders, debate upon it will
begin about May 1.
In the Senate Scuator Morrill Intro
duccd a bill to regulate the practice of
dentistry in tho District.
As General Grosvcnor was riding up
in the elevator this morning he opened
tho letters he had just received nt tho
House. Among them was one contain
ing complimentary tickets to the race
meetings next month of tho Washing
ton Jockey Club nt tho Benning's track.
A fellow-member remarked:
"General, those tickets may provo
cosily, even though they arc free."
The General looked at the speaker a
moment, and then remarked, dryly:
"I think not. I never play in a gamo
where I am allowed neither to out,
sulllo nor deal."
Vice-President Morton this morning
introduced into tho Senate a petition
for an inebriate asylum in tho District
of Columbia for tho treatment of male
or female Inebriates. The petition was
signed by Mrs. .T. Ellen Foster, Mrs.
Mary V. Logan, Clara Barton, Susan B.
Anthony, Clnrn Bewick Colby, Mrs.
.T. II, SpofCord and mnuy others,
SOUTIIKIIX JUSTICE TO NKGKOIM.
Lieutenant Cottoin Ilnrimoil to Make
.WnomU anil was Impelled,
Ni:w Ynitu, Mnrcii St. A special to
the llcruhl from New Orleans says: A
icgrohas received justice from an or
ganisation composed exclusively of
Southern men of tho most pronounced
tyre, The Continental Guards righted
a wrong which they considered had been
done to their negro armorer, Gilbert
Jones, at the. hands of Lieutenant Cot
Inm. ono of the' most populat and
wealthy members of the command.
A bout a week ngo a gold watch and
tome money were stolen from Lieuten
ant Cottonrs vest which he had left in
tho dressing room, while drilling. Tho
Lieutennnt, without investigating, had
Jones nud another negro nrrcjted and
kept in jail, on suspicion oT heiug the
the thieves.- rlvo days later the real
thief was arrested, the property re
covered and the two negroes icleascd.
Lieutenant Cottom's fellow otllcers
suggested to him that lie should pub
lish a card in some of the city papers
exonerating Jones from blame In tho
matter, but this ho positively refused to
do, after repeated requests; hence his
expulsion from tho guards.
MAIIls'lIIM WASH UlSniN.
A Ilnslmntl'A Tale of AVoe In His Wire's
Suit for Divorce.
Ni:w Yoiik. March 21. The suit of
Mrs. Lavlnin B, Thayer for a limited
divorce from her husband, Cushman F.
Thayer, a clerk in the Park National
Bank, came up before Justice Baitlett
in Binoklyn Saturday. Mrs. Thayer
alleged cruelty on tho'partof her hus
band, nnd described herself as being
sickly nnd unable to look after her
Mr. Thayer p.it in a long answer, de
nying that his wife was in anv way
feeble, but asserting that she was too
lazy to get out of bed. She compelled
him to wash the dishes, Mr. Thayer
said, and continually abused him. 'Ho
weighs 115 pounds and his wife tips tho
scales at 1(15, and ho say's she could
easily whip him if ho over tried to In
jure her. He gets s?r(i a month and his
wife takes all except ten cents a day,
which he has for car faro.
Mr. Thayer says that his wife is part
owner of a fine farm In New Jersey,
while ho hasn't a cent and is heavily
iu debt. Strange to say, ho dales all
his tinublo from tho death of his
riiothcr-in-Inw in ltiS.1!, Previous to
that event, he says, his wife spent all
her lime quarreling with her mother,
and was very pleasant to him'. Ho adds
as his belief iliat if Ills mother-in-law
were allvo now he would have an easy
time of it, for his wife would rather
fight with a woman than with a man.
Justice ISnrtlelt took the papers and re
served his decision.
Kxelteil Over Ilui Slmliis Vivendi lle
IHi'iin Himlunil anil Prance.
Halifax, N. S., March 21. Advices
from Newfoundland show that the peo
ple are greatly excited over tho modu
tirtmli negotiated between England and
Frnuo In rcgnrd to the lobster fisheries.
Tho chief objection seems to bo
that it was negotiated without
tho knowledge or consent of
tho government of Newfoundland, and
that it is therefore an insult to tho dig
nity of that colony. The Herald, the
organ of ex-Premier Sir Robert Thor
bum, who enacted tljp. Bait act which"
brought on the present crisis with
France, says that the people of New
foundland have been treated llko cattle,
and that they liavo Liccn auctioned to
the French people at a low price.
James Johnson, coloied, charged
with currying concealed weapons was
fined !IOby JiidgeMlllerthls morning.
Johii'.on has been lined before for the
sumo offense, but for tho past your has
been absent from tho' city.
Out III .Siiectlieurt,
Last evening Thomas Bany, a yel
low man, stnbbod Thorosa Rollins, his
sweclheait, in the hip for being untruo
to him, lie was arrosted, and tho case
will como up in tho Police Court this
A lleninrliablu Oiler,
All absolute choice of hoars dally, Where
one hour, however, will do, flvo or si
hours' practice each day, without auy extra
charge, enn be taltcu mlvantago of at Pro
fessor Colllero'6 six weeks' course ot I'i each
conversation, Masonic Hall, Money ro
funded In ense of dissatisfaction. First
kssou free. A very rare opportunity,
THE BAKERS' LOOKOUT.
EFFORTSMADETO INTERCEPT NON
Strangers Ovorlinnlcil at (ho Depot
Secret Hona(on or tho Kxecntlve
Committee Kiiiplojer to lift llo.v
lottcil Incitement at tho Hull.
The loeked-out journeymen bakers,
twenty-nine In number, who refused to
sign the iron-clad agreement require 1
by the Boss Bakers' Association, yester
day, nro holding tho fort at their hall,
corner Four-and-a-half sticct and Penn
sylvania avenue, where Iho executive
committee of Bakers' Assembly, No,
2!)8!), 1C. of L., is also constantly In ses
sion. The strikers were employed by
three linns Charles Schneider, 41!) "I
street northwest; Charle3 SchafTcr, 120
Four-and-a-half street southwest, and
Fied. Stohlmau, Thirty-second street
The hall presented an animated ap
pearance when a Critic reporter called
this forenoon, and the bakers were
eagerly discussing .the situation. Tho
question of appointing n commlttco to
call on the three, bosses nnhied above,
was discussed, but it is mora than pos
slblo that tho twenty-nine strikers will
ho held in readiness at their hall, whore
their former employers, should they do
site, enn call nnd negotiate with them.
A ripplo of excitement was caused
at headquarters when tho report
reached thero that Schneider had
gone to Baltimore or New York
to employ journeymen for his
bakery. Immediately upon tho re
ceipt of this information a volunteer
committee of the journeymen pinned on
their gold nnd blue badges and started
for the depots to intercept tho new
comers. "Don't send them home," Shouted an
oillccr of the assembly as the commit
tee departed, "but bring them up to the
hall, and let us have a talk with
Another ripple of excitement was
caused by the announcement that Frauk
Faulkner, late treasurer of Bakers As
sembly, No. 2389, had voluntarily
"scabhed" last night at Stohlman's by
taking the place of one of tho strikers.
Faulkner was roundly denounced hy
the bakers 'for what they termed his
Anton Caspar, one of the loeked-out
men, stnted to Tin: Ciiitic reporter
Unit the Boss Bakers' Association was
organized for the solo purpose of break
ing up the Assembly, but ho did not
think they would succeed. Ho also
said that tho bosses cannot find any
men m Washington to tako the place
of the strikers.
Foreman Wesbury of Havenner's
bakery said the situation was decidedly
favorable to the loeked-out bakers.
"The men will not sien the iron-clad
agreement," he said, ,faud public sym
pathy is on our side. We will win,
sine. Even the drivers arc on our sldo
and will help us out."
The executive committee of District
Assembly was called together at tho
Bakcis' Hall at noon to-day In confer
witli the latter in .reference to the
lock-out. The session was secret, but
it is learned .that important action was
taken. A committee of Hnvenner's
bakers called on tho members
of that firm just before noon
and through their spokesman, Joseph
Wesbury, asked that the obnoxious
rules bo' taken down from the walls of
tho bakery .where they had been posted.
The fhm readily agreed to the demand,
nnd the rules were removed. A similar
committee called on Charles E. Kohlcr,
Thirteenth street, between C and D
sticcts, and wcie likewise successful in
having the rules taken down.
Upon the return of these committees
to the hall their reports were greeted
with applause. Other committees arc
calling on Mr, Kraft, corner of Eight
eenth street and Pennsylvania avenue,'
and some of the larger bakeries, arid
they are all confident of success.
Tho commlttco on duly nt the Balti
more and Potomac depot overhauled
six strangers about 11 o'clock and asked
theinif tliey wero bakers. Tho strangers
icplied that they wore not and proceeded
on their way. One of tho committee
men claimed afterwards that whether
the six wcie bakers or not "every
mother's son of .them" went directly
to Schneider's bakery. Tlio work of
watcJiing the depots is being rigorously
Mr. Schneider, could not bo found
this afternoon, but it was learned that
he will steadily maintain tho stand ho
has taken nnd refuse to re-employ any
of the men who left his employ yester
" c want it distinctly understood,"
said one, of tint bakers, ."that this Is not
a strike in any sense wliatevcr. It is a
lockout. Tho men were locked out be
cause they refused to sign, rules that
are as unjust and oppressive as any
pronunciatnento ever issued by the
Czar of Russia. Wo have not yet de
manded ten hours as a day's labor, and
tho demonstration of Saturday evening
by our assembly was simply Intended
to feel tlio public pulse."
"Will you boycott the three firms that
are holding out?"
"Most assuredly, unless they haul
down those obnoxious rules."
Tho outlook for the assembly, how
ever, is favorable, indeed. Already the
larger shops are coining around all
Unless the obnoxious notices aro
taken down by the time the bakers
usually go to work this afternoon a gen
eral strlkcwlll lcsult.
M. F. Phillip!. 1). 1). S., gave a prac-.
Ileal demonstration of aluminum, tlio
queen of metals, at tho Aluminum
Manufactuiing Company's laboratory,
1811 F street, this attcrnoon, iu the
presence of a number of dental In
dents and their friends. Aluminum is
tliu lightest of all known metals. From
It Dr. Phlllippl mndo tccth-plato, teeth
fillings, ingots, foils and wire lino
enough for works of watch. Tho .ex
hibition was a very satisfactory ono nnd
demonstrated fully the utility of tho
metal for light and lino work.
Colored Kilui-atom' Cmiferiincu,
A confeicnco of educators of colored
youth begins to morrow at the Ujicoln
Memoilal Congregational Church, nt
Eleventh and R streets, anil continues
three days. ' Two sesbiom will bo held
each day. Hon. W. T. Harris, Com
missioner of Education, will address
Ilcntli or Dr. I'arku.
Dr. Joseph Maxwell Parko died to
day, aged 07 years. Tho funoral serv
ices will bo held at As-ombly Presby
teiian Church on Wednesday nevt. The
remains will be taken to Chostnut
Level, Lancaster County, Pa,, for Inter
ment, I'li'lil WiirjliiU IlalstcMil,
Wherever M. Hahtead may go when
he dies, he will lm amply employed
through eternity in telling how ho got
A 1'IONJO AVTKll A FUNllII AI..
Unliiita Ilcsiro ol August Hclitrollnr
Cnrrlod Out by 1'rloncU.
Nr.w Yoiik, Match 21. August T.
Schwcll.cr was a very jolly man while
he lived and had rather a jolly Idea of
life beyond the grave. Fond of old
jokes, lie Insisted that his colllu should
he n chestnut one, ns ho considered that
death was an old story. This jolly fel
low died on Thursday and was hurled
yesterday, the funeral being ns jolly and
happy as lho dead man could have
wished, His orders were that tho
funeral feast should he eaten before his
body wns placed In the earth, and that
the eollln must bo in tlio dining-room,
because he wanted to ho In the midst of
his fi lends. This part of the pro
gramme was not fully carried out, be
cause no hotel proprietor would consent
to the casket being brought into his
Tho services wore held at tlio resi
dence of tho dead mnn In Brooklyn
yesterday afternoon nnd lho jollification
took place later. When the friends and
Masons who had attended the funeral
saw tho casket safe In tho grave, they
rushed outside the Evergreen Hotel.
With them rushed others, fowof whom
seemed lo have any interest or connec
tion with tho funeral. Lageu. beer,
cheeso sandwiches, Franklort sausages
and coffeo constituted tho repast pro
vided. Thus, Schweilzer's funeral did
not end as happily as he had wished,
A Millions CVOr.ONK.
House Slintifii and ltnor Currlril
Away Whole YUIiiec VrecIceil,
CoLUMiiiA, S. C, March 21. The
fuiy of Saturday's cyclone was princi
pally felt in Sumter. Every house
was shaken to lis foundation, roofs
were carried away, fences demolished
nnd trees uprooted. Ida Richardson was
killed by n falling house; two men,
names unknown, were fatally injured,
nnd many persons word badly
bruised and cut. Malhiesson's ma
chinery depot was demolished and
two largo sheds of the Atlantic Coast
Line Railroad were blown down, while
the Baptist Church, the jail and a fac
tory tire badly damaged. The bridge
over Broad River, on the Spartanburg,
Union and Columbia Railroad, at SIicl
ton, was blown off the' piers Into the
river nud completely demolished. An
unknown man standing on the bridge
was carried with it.
In Chester County the tornado did
great damage. Several small villages
aie also badly wrecked. At Edgcmonr
the Dutch Reformed Church and rail
road depot were blown down. At Black
slock tho acadevny buildings were de
stroyed nnd tcvernl smaller structures
blown down. Ono woman and several
children are reported fatally Injured. In
Orangeburg County many houses wero
unroofed I"n this city" tho immense
ventilating roof of tho State peni
tentiary was torn from its position and
thrown down upon an adjoining build
ing. A score of convicts narrowly es
caped death. It is reported that" tho
town nf Prosperity has been swept
away, but as tho wires aro down noth
ing can bo learned. Torn nud twisted
trees mark the path of the storm, and it
is feared that immense dnmnge has been
A Alan or Faintly Salt! lo Have Ouno
Willi Sweet SIMeeu.
PAiiKEiisiiuitn, W. Ya., March 21.
A remarkable elopement has' como to
light here. About two months ago
Rudolph MeKibben, a wealthy lumber
man with a large family was indicted
for tho abduction vL pretty Roselta
Gnult, a 10 year-old girl. While the
indictment was pending, Miss Gault,
who had mysteriously disappeared, as
mysteiiously returned, and MeKibben
hushed up the matter.
On Friday Miss Gault again disap
peaicd, ami at Ihe same lime MeKib
ben left. Yesterday Information was
received that the couplo wore iu Colo
rado. MeKibben, it is alleged, went
to lho girl's home on Friday night and
stole her away by raising a ladder to
the chl's bedroom window. MeKibben
is said to bo woith $100,000, but ho left
nil his property to his wife and family
in West Virginia..
'JIM': rj.ACIC COXNI'JIIATOKS.
Their SentnueH l'otpnnet Ituporter
Choato May bo I'linlHhed.
Nr.w Yoiik, March 2 1. The sentence
against tho Flack conspirators has been
postponed until Friday next. Argument
on their behalf will bo heard on Wednes
day next from their lawyers.
Reporter Choato, who was found in
tho jury room while they were consld
iiing their verdict, will on Filday bo
lequiied lo show cause why ho should
rot lie punished for contempt.
ron siiAMi-:, xat noomviNi
Tl.u Ciiininrilliin'H Wil'o Wn ,limlon
anil Trlcil to Kill llmsell.
Ciucvno, Mai eh 2-1. A Tribune
special from St. Louis says: Mrs. Nat
C. Goodwin in a fit of jealousy at
tempted to commit suicide by taking
embolic acid l.vt night In her room at
tho Southern Hotel. Foitunalclv the
ncld was diluted, so but llttlo dllriculty
was expeiicnced in removing tho effects
of the drug. Report has It that Mr.
Goodwin has not of late been conduct
ing himself as ho should.
Several Little Oirlx.
Lynx, Mass., March 21. William
SlfitidMi of the Casino Museum 'Com
pany of Pittsburg, Pa., where ho lives
with his family, is under arrost hero. Ho
came to this city recently as agent for
tho midgets General Barker and Colonel
Swltcr, now exhibiting til the Musee.
Ho was nnestcil Batuiday for harboring
in his mom a girl under ago for im
moral purposes. Tho police served tho
writ at his houso, and discovered iu his
npaitment several glilsof between fif
teen nnd seventeen years of age. He is
unable lo find bail.
'lrt In Kiiller.
WiiL-ni.iNo. W. Va., March 21.
Stieet Fross, a negro, wns on Saturday
night convicted of mi assault upon Mrs.
William Lewis, a while womau, at
Mooreficld, Hardy County, ami under
the West Yiruluia law ho was sentenced
lo death. Fross will bo tho first man
hanged for this cilme in this State.
Want to Itacii tho Vullcyrlu,
Ni:w Yoiik, March 21. Tho owners
of thoTltnnla, Knti Inn, Shamrock and
Grade have challenged Lord Dan
raven, the-owuer of the Valkyrie, to ar
laugo a soilcs of races lo bo sailed dur
ing the coming summer.
The Trlplo Alliance UmlUtiuhoil
lti-.iti.ix, Maich 81. It Is stated that
the Emperor William has notified Em
peror Francis Joseph and King Hum
bert that tho triple alllanco will not bo
distuibcd by lho resignation of Prince
i;x-.i;NATojt .ioxi'.s ixsani:.
Ilo Saji ho villi Xovur tin Tut In an
) linn Alive,
Ni:w Yoiik, March 21. A Detroit,
Midi., dispatch to tho llcrnltl says an
effort will ho made this week to have
ex-Senator Jones of Florida sent lo the
Knlninir.oo A'ylinn, Ho is becoming
more prounrcdly insane dally, and
there are grave fears that ho'may do
himself or sonic others Injury.
Senator Jones knows that such a
movement is on foot and declares that
bo will never be Imprisoned alive.
Michael itraily IlliN Dellnnen to SoIT
I'l.rAiiUTit, N. J., March 21.
Mlchr.c! Brady, tho young man who
was forced by a band of masked meii to
leave the house of Richard Scybold, lu
Westllcld, nnd wns then compelled lo
take the fiist train out of town, re
turned yesterday to tho Soybold man
sion.lhus bidding defiance to lho self-appointed
regulators. Scybold, who is
about -I." years old, Is well known in
Wcsllleld, nnd is reuuled 19 bo wealthy.
Mrs. Scybold, who.has been married
twice, Is an attractive-looking woman
of about tho same age as her husband.
Sho has four children by her second
husband. The oldest girl Is about 10.
Brady, who is about 111) years of age,
has been living nt Seybold's house
since December last. For several
months It has been common gossip in
Westllcld Uint Brady had been inllmato
Mith Mrs. Soybold. This Is false, as It
Is Miss Scybold, and not her mother,
who Is In lovo with Brady, but the
prudes of Westllcld thought otherwise
and started a scandal.
On Thursday night nboul n dozen
men, said to bo alt prominent citizens
of Westllcld, went to Seybold's houso
during the master's absence. They
wore handkerchiefs over their faces,
and told Mrs. Seybotd that Brady
would have to leave town. Brady was
In bed, and as the mob started up stairs
.anss bcyuoiu bravely Knocked itown
ono man with a gun, hut was then dis
armed. Brady was escorted to the sta
tion and told lo never come back to
Westfield. Mr. Scybold is very indig
nant over the outrage and nrrests will
a muni: ix iioxoAoi:.
Foircil lo Hurry anil Uelil n rrlienorln
Her UiiRlianil'H House.
Ni;w Yoiik, March 21. Suit has been
bioughl before the Supreme Court to
st cure tho annulment of her marriago
by Mis. Abbio Laura Innes, who was
wtdded less than six weeks ago at Pater
tun, N. J. Sho alleges that her hus
band and tho members of his family
entered into a conspiracy to compel her
lo marry lnncs. Tho girl is only 20
years of age, and met Inucs while sho
was attending school at Paterson. He
had a lival for her hand in W. W.
Waid, and early in February Innos
foiecd her to choose between them, Ho
says that of her own accord she gave
him tho preference.
The girl, however, says she was lured
lo his homo by lnncs' sister, and there
they frightened her into conseting to
tho ceremony, which was performed at
once, although It was neatly 11 o'clock
-nt night. The giil says 3ho was led to'
believe that her father's financial ruin
could be averted by her marriage to
Innes. After the ceremony she was
held a piisoner in tho lnncs house, aud
escaped only after seven days, she hav
ing in the meantime succeeded in send
ing a letter to her mother.
fiKT 1'iifi: to ins iioiij
Klllcil lllmoeir anil UN Wife
Their Oodles 'In the Knlns.
Austix, "Mixx., March 21. A few
days since the houso of Gtis Carl, near
Lansing, wns burned down, and the re
mains of the old man and his wife
wero found in tho ruins. It was then
thought that tho couple had lost their
lives by accident, but it has since been
discovered that Carl had written a let
ter to 'a daughter, who lived at a dis
tance, that if anything happened to her
parents, she would ' find considerable
money concealed in a certain plnce.
Search has been made and the cash
found. It is now thought that the old
man set the to the houso aud then
killed himself and his wife.
11I.OWX TO ATOMS.
A Man ami a I'alr of Homes Torn
DrccA'mi, Ixn March 21. A man
and a'pair of burses were wiped from
the face of Ihe earth yesterday by an
explosion of nltrn-glycerinc at this
place. All that could be found of tho
bodies wero shreds seen hanging on
liecs far from tho sceno of the explo
sion. The wagon in which he was
seated was made Into splinters nnd
seaUeicd in all directions. A woman
and her infnut wt-ic also killed, but
not so honihly mutilated. Mu-h other
damage was done by the explosion.
KpJtlpinlu ol' liiptherla,
Halifax, N. S., March 21. An epi
demic or dlptheiia has swept over
Bruin, Newfoundland. Thero is no
doctor in tho disli let and the sull'crers
were attended by Rev. F. R. Walsh, who,
with his owu" hands, cleaned out the
thronts of tho victims. Of forty cases
that the priest attended, only one proved
fatal. The priest took the disease him
self and died after a few days' illness.
Tli lee .11 nro lloillo I'ouiul,
Suattli;, Wash.. March 21. During
the scnichlng In tho ltilns of tho Stetson
and Post block yesterday the charred re
mains of two men aud 0110 woman wero
found. One of the victims was a man
named Jones, but the others aro not
known. They wero strangers in town
who had sought lodging in tho fated
PA'rr.nwix, N. J., March 2l.-Tho
fiun of Cole A' Knelt, silk ilbbon man
ufactiircis in this city, mndo an assign
ment to day. Liabilities $110,000.
A Slme-Henler HMiiReiL
Zanziiiah, Mui'ch 24. A slavo
deulcr named Swahlll has been hangod
by tho German authoiltles for trying lo
tinbaik slaves at Bagamayo,
Tho JUurUl ol llHiIlnsitnn.
Caiiio, March 21 Tho Marquis of
Httrtlngton left this city today for
Dlatrltt Government Kotivi,
Anoidor has boon Issued for the re
pair of tho alley In square 02J, at a cost
Tho road and pavement in front ot
0J7 and U2U B street northwest is to bo
lelaid with granite blocks.
An order has been Issued for the ro
palilng of thesidowall; on lho north
sldo of I street, between Twelfth and
"SICK MAM OF EUROPE."
BUT NOT TOO SICK TO PLUNDER
THE CRETAN PEOPLE.
lliiKlnlHt anil llermiiuy Trj Inc to Urine
About 11 Orlnlfi In Tnrhoy with
I'lterlor Alum Tho Tlthoi Hill
1 till I lu Oirr a llombrnniit,
I.ondox, Match 2). A dispatch from
Constantinople says that the Powers arc
again exchanging views on the con 11
lion of Crete, but that they aro not en
tliely ngiccd on the line of action to
be adopted nor on lho wny in which
pressure should bo brought to bear 011
tho Porte. Gcimany, moreover, Is said
lo be unwilling lo tlo anything that
might prejudice tlio German iiillueuco
nt Constantinople or diminish tlio nrea
of tenltory over which that iiillueuco
may he cxciclsed. For Ibis reason
Germany has intimated lo the Porto
thai Crclo being a Tuikish province,
any difficulty on tho Island should be
settled between tlio Sultan and his
subjects. This cynical disre
gard of tho obligations Germany,
in common with the other powers, Is
under towards Crete, Is entirely on a par
with Lord Salisbury's action in the mat
ter of Armenia and tho Cyprus conven
tion and admits of only one of two ex
planations, either that Kuropo is too
divided for it to any longer attend to
its obllalitlonsorthiit England and Ger
many are working in accord to bring
on a crisis in Turkey with ulterior
In the absence of nny outside action
In Crete things are steadily tending to a
general rising of the people, whtou tho
weakness of tho Turkish garrison of
the island invites, nnd the stupidity nnd
bad faith of the Turkish administra
tion provokes. More than half tho
difficulties in Crete, as everywhere else
where trouble picvalls In tho Ottomau
empire, spring from Constantinople and
tlie universal mistrust that pervades luo
whole system of Turkish administra
tion. No man, however capa
ble, ever has a free hand
given him in Turkey lo do anything
but plunder, and that" he may do with
impunity so long ns lie sends'enough in
backsheesh to Constantinople from
time lo time to satisfy tho parasites who
are dragging the empire to ruin. If
anything is going to bo done by tho
powers nbout'Cretoithad better be done
quickly, for otherwise, much blood may
be shed and tho sufferings of the un
fortunate people prolonged to no pur
pose. The Government has decided to give
tho Tillies bill precedence over the
Iiish Land Purchase bill. The sup
pollers of tho Government as well as
the opposition desire a reasonable op
portunity of examining tho provisions
of the bill before the second reading Is
debated, nnd this renders it practically
impossible that the measure should be
pmcicdcd with until afler Easter.
Meanwhile thero would bj advantage
in gctling the Tithes bill read a second
time, as there is every indication
that the longer tho measure is
cousidpicd, tho greater will bo
the amount of opposition. Already
tho favorable effect it made on a certain
number of the agricultural supporters
of ihe Government Is passing away and
objections aro taken lo its provisions
from many points of view. A proposal
will certainly be mado to make re
demption compulsory in all cases whdft
application is made by ono of tlio inter
ested parties, instead of merely in cases
where the lithe is under twenty shill
ings, as the bill provides. This will re
ceive some support on the conservative
The battle over the so-called "Lo
pecq Rembrandt" rages in Paris with
undiminished violence, and threatens
to divide the critical world there as seriously-as
the burning question of tho
exhibition recompenses has already
sundered the Paribian painters. Tho
correctness of ihe attribution to tho
master himself Is still supported with
energy by M. Gonse and M. Do Lostnl
of Iho (Jttzctle tk'x Jlcmt.r Arts; and
n ciltic of much greater eminence,
M. Paul Mentz, one of tho greatest
Fici)ch nuikoilties on Flemish art, has
cxpicssed himself unreservedly and
with fervent admiration with regard to
tliu worlc. Yet by far the greatest
weight of evidence is against tho as
sumption that tho rediscovered "Abram
with tho Angels" is to be attributed to
the brush of Rembrandt himself, al
though it Is practically admitted on all
sides that thesignaluro "Rembrandt, f.,
lGufl," has all the appearance of heinc
genuine. M. Henry Harvaid, Andre
Michel aud Albert Wolff, among
l'niisiun crilics, see in the canvas pupils'
work with pavngcs of considerable
ability borrowed" from tho Chef
D'Kcole, and what is more im
pel Unit, tlie well-known Rembrandt
specialist. Heir llrediiis of Amsterdam
and Heir Bode of lierliu, absolutely
dcclino to recognize the master's hand
in the much-discussed canvas. This
opinion is further shared by the famous
jaintei, M. Gernmc, and tho no less
telebiatcd poitmillst M. Leon Bonnat,
tin nilist who has mado a special study
of Rembrandt from a technical paint of
view, and whoso judgment, delivered
in delightfully laconic fashion, is thus:
"Ca du Rembrandt? Jamials."
I'onrlrt'ii JloiinilH for $'OI).
Peoiiia, 111., March 21. A brisk
pi ize tight took place on 11 boat below
Ibis city nt sunrise yesterday morning.
Raymond Russell and Frauk Engclkc,
both of Pckin, fought fourteen rounds
for 200 a sldo and the receipts.
Neither displayed much seienco, and
Ihe.batllc was one of cnditranco and
strength. Engelko won. Considerable
money changed hands.
William Appoints 111 Minlxtern,
Bliilix, March 21. Tho Emcrpor
has mado tho following iippointmcnLs:
Count Eulcnbury, to be Minister of tho
Intel lor; llerr Miguel, to bo Minister of
Finance, Baron Hucnu, to bo Minister
of Agriculture, nnd General Goldz, to
bo Minister of Hallways.
l'.lLisi(in ol' 11 Holler.
Fmmintn, Mass, March 21. Tho
boiler of cngino No. 7:1 on tlio Fltchburg
Railroad burst at East Fltchburg this
moi niug. Fireman Frank Johnson and
Brtikcman Charles Smith wero tniieuto
the hospital, but are not soriously in-
.shut by n Alob. ,
-Avi'.ii-TA, G ,. March 21. Sim Mar
tin, a negro, charecd with tho murder
of Mr. Rubort Ralford last week, was
taken from jail at Wrlghtsvlllo yester
day morning by u mob and shot to
Itrinhlent I'uiloiv Deail.
Boston, March 21. Hon. John S.
Fnilow, president of the Cincinnati,
Sandusky and Cleveland Railroad, died
suddenly at his residence la Newton
M'iciDi: or a cnir.i).
Him Killed llrmell Iloiiiuo llcrToiidior
Flumixoiiuiio, Kv. March 21. Lit
tle Mamie Mnrkwell was ono of the
pieltlest and brightest girls In tho
school about a mile from this place.
Sho was a lovable and unusually pre
cocious child, gentle in disposition and
n favorite In lho countryside for miles
Among the children that rompolnt
tho recess on Friday Mamie was one of
tho happiest. Sho was endowed with n
superabundance of animal spirits, and
returned lo her desk .with her chicks
glowing from Iho exercise. Tlio chil
dren were merry over some happening
of their play and the teacher twice c iu
mantled order ns a titter was heard In
the room. At the third manifestation
of suppressed inenlnienttwo of the cul
prits wcie called up by the teacher.
Ono of them was Mamio Mnrkwell and
the leachcr administered n severe re
buke. Mamie, who had always been 11 moilel
scholar, felt the- disgrace keenly nud
lelutned to her seat In tears. She was
depressed during the icstof lho session,
and when tho school was finally dis
missed, with her face burning with
shame ntnl downcast eyes, sho hurried
home Her father, Lewis Markwell,
wns absent at tho time, and the mother's
clfoit to learn what was lho matter with
the child was met with evasive an
sweis. Mamie then retired to her little
Upon tho father's return In the even
ing sho wns called, and receiving no
answer, Mrs. Mnrkwell ascended to the
room. The child was lying on tlio bed,
evidently asleep. The mother etidoav
oied to arouse her, but discovered that
the little 0110 was a corpse. An lnvcstl
gnlion sliowed that Mamie had scoured
11 paper of stiychniuo that had been
kept hi tho house for some purpose anil
had tnken n dose. The mother is almost
crazed with grief.
AXOTlllCK KAlI.ltOAO WUIX'IC.
A llralieinun Killed and .Sorer.il
Other .Seilonslv Injured.
BriTAi.o, N. V., March 21. An
olllclal report of the wreck on the
Western New York and Pennsylvania
Railroad, at Portage, received by Gen
eral Superintendent Hell, gives the fol
lowing ns a list of the killed
and Injured: Killed P. Riley, brake
mn; G. Poison, brakeman. Injured
F. Ewart, fireman, concussiou of tho
brain, may die; J. MeGuckcn, a wiper,
seriously; Johu Stout and J. W. Wnr
111 r, engineers, scalded, not seriously;
W. II. Godfrey, conductor of accom
modalion, head hurt and one rib broken,
not serious; two young women named
O'lliicn, passengers un'nrcommodutlon,
General Supcrinttndcnt Bell will
visit the scene of tho accident ibis
moi ping and will then go lo Olcau,
when the company will make an inves
tigation. The responsibility lies be
tween the dispatcher at Olean, tho op
erator at Rosburg and the engineer
of tlie freight. The dispatcher
gnvo orders for freight trains
No. 2S-) and 280 to meet nt Niinda. The
cider for 2s."i was sent to Itosburg and
that for 2C(I to Mount Morris. The order
to 2M appears to have been read to
meet train 200, the accommodation, in
stead ot 2S0 tit Nunda, so that Instead
of waiting at Portagcvillo for
the passenger train, which had the
1 isht of way, tho freight passed Portago
vlllu nnd the collision followed.
Whether the operator got 200 for 2.S.1,
or tho engineer misread it, will bo
learned at tho investigation. The In
quest will probably be held at Nunda.
l'roteetlvo Dillon Tor Weavers
PuoviDiiM 1:, R. I., March 21. A
number of weavers of Olnoyvillo met
ycMcidnymtd .started a movement to
orgnni.o n weavers' protective union.
The movement is a secret ono in many
lespects, with the piincipal object of
icsisting lho lines system.
riXA.SCIAI. AMI 00,11.11 i:koial.
X'cw York StoeKs.
The following arc tlio prices of the Now
Yoik anil Chicago markets as reported by
special, wlro to C. T. Ilavcnner A Co., ltoora
11 Atlantic miuuinc:
stocks. Oiira 2.1X1
Chlcugo (ias V2 i
Can. ttoutli. 5-U M
NatLcailTst 18 '.ht
i., 1..&: Yv.iar.j '.3(14
Del. A Uiul.MOJ HOI
Erie 2.18 'i:i
Jersey (fii..l.,IJ '211
I,. iV N 'Mi ij
I-. S lOTi'UTS
SugnrTrusl. (VJr (10
Mo. l'ac 715 7M
N.Y.A N. E. -I(g 103
N. Y. Cen...l071 1071
N. l'ac 31 3'.
do. 1 Id... 72? 7:13
stocks. Open 2.3)
Northwest ..111 ',115
Beading I0J 41
li.it V. I't. 21 212
5t. Paul IhJ litil
Vex. l'ac 20 20t
Vnlon l'ac. IWi 53
W. Union... 815 $2
Vetroleuia... 87 S5J
Am. Cots'd. 27J 20 J
Atch.tTop. :s7 srs
Clil., ll.it Q.107 '071
Tho Chteaco Market.
I'OitK. Open Clost
May 10 4.1 !0 ."
June.... 10 r7 :(l Cm
July ....10 S7 10 07
IVakhlnclon htnok Hxchanso,
Fnhs licgular Call 12 o'clock in.
Columbia National Hanlt, 10 at 1?0.
Columbia Fhe Insurance, 200 at 17i;
V. S. r.Icctrle I.luht, 10 at 115; 10 at 11,1; 10
at 11(1; 10 nt llo; 10 at 11,1. American
Giapliopliono. 2." at 11; 7 at 14; CO at 14.
American Security undTiust Company, 25
at 11; 25 at 11:25 at 41.
Miscellaneous liouils V. S. Electric
I.lpht Ist.O's. 1C0; U. S. Electric IJsht
2d, C's, 115; W. it G. 11. 11. 10-10 fl's,
U')-'2!l, 1051; tt it O Convertible, C's,
ll'.-; .Masonic Hall Ass'n, 5's, C lb'.)S, 1075;
Wash.- Market Co., 1st Molt., O's, 110;
Wash. Market Co., Imp., !', Ilh: Inl'd it
Seaboard Co., (i's, C 1807, : Wioh. l.t.
Infantry, 1st, O's, ItiOt 101: Wash. Lt. In
fantry, 2d, Vs, 1001, IH; Wash. Gas Unlit
Co., Scr. A, O's, 120J; Wash. Gas Lijilit Co.,
r-tr. 11, O's. 121.
National Haul; Stocks Ilanli of Wash
ington, 400: Hani; of liupubllc, 250; Metro
polittin, SCO; Contra!, 2s0; Second, ISSj
Fanners and Mechanics', 18S; Citizens',
1C..1; Columbia, 180; Capital, 110; West
llallroad Stocks Washington and
Georgetown, 575; Metropolitan, 105; Co
lumbia, 71; Capitol and North O Street,
i!0; KcKiuutou and Soldier's Home, 70;
lmurniiro Stocks Firemen's, 435; Frank
lin, CO; Metropolitan, S'i; National Union,
20; Arlington, 180; Corcoran, 04; Colnn
bia, 17: Gerinan-Ainerlcan, 1M); Potomac,
80; ltlsus, Sj; I'coplo's 53.
Tilly lusuiauco Stocks -Heal Kttate
Title, 128; Columbia Title, 0J; Washington
Gas and Electric Light Stock Washing
ton Gas, 44 J; Georgetown Gas, 4bj U. 8.
Kleetrlc l.tuht, 11.
Teh-phono Slocks Pennsylvania, 87;
CheMpfuke and Potomac, 84J; American
MtM-cllmicouti Mocks. Washington Mar
ket Co., is; Washington Hrick Maeblue
Co., 810; Great Falls Ico Co., 100; Hull
ltuii Panorama Co., 3i; National Bate Do-
poi.lt, 210; Washington Safe Deposit, I'M;
Washliitttoii Loan and Trust Co., 22; Na
tional Typographic, 20; Merjjeiithalcr, 10;
Vnriiinitto Gun Carriage, 5; Wash, Loan
ami Trust, Co., , Amwtcan Security aud
1 Trust Co., m.
wheat. Ojien Clone
.May S0J SI
June.... 5-Os M
July 7S1 781
Jtnv 205 2!l?
.lunc.... fiOl 'M
July an an
Mav 213 22
June.... 2U 215
July 213 2:5
WOE AT TUB CAPITOL.
THE FEMALE RECEPTION ROOM OF
THE HOUSE VACATED,
Npelillcr Ilrril'ft 8 repine Clinnco ,t nil
Tlic.v Think ir ..Kent Menu," mul
Ilon't Llko It n lilt Mollis nnil
UlinlrH In Statuary Hall,
And now f-'penkcr Heed hasimnilcl
nud languished another cherished
nationnl Institution. Not content with
1'ic demolition of tho voting quorum
Ilea us opposed to his own vlslh'e quo
rum idea, hchas annihilated Ihe Conijics
filonnl harem. Tor years tliu feminine
youlh nnd hcnitty and virtue, or lack of
it. of the Capital City has arrayed Itself
In the handsome marble room just east
of the House Chamber nnd sat
iilout on the leather upholstered arm
chairs nnd sofas, ivhilo perfumed cards
were home lo crey-halicd legislators,
whose lesponso to tho tempting sum
monses was unusually 'characterized hy
exlienie nlnciity. And now on this
bright, suuBhlny 3lnrch morning, when
the Stress of Easter requirements Is nl
Us greatest with the fair hahitues of thu
ladles' reception room, tills man from
Maine at ono fell swoop, dispossess thorn
of the chciished institution they felt
most secure in Its possession,)
No moio hefurrcd nnd bright eyed
beauty lounge languidly In big chairs
behind tho marble pillars and plume
itself foriltly greeting Congressional
manhood when for n moment it lays
down the cases of state to regale Itself
in sweet converse with frail femininity.
The blow fell with crushing sudden
ness, lloth the Heprescntativcs and
their fair visitors wcie taken unawares.
Tho ladles' receiitiouroom had so ltmtr
been the exclusive field of negotiations
relative lo the tender passion,
had been so entirely given over
to the ladles and their designs
on Congressional fancies in " n
word to "mashing" that it
had conic to be regarded by both
parties to these affairs in clover as a
permanent tiling. So when Miss Maud
tripped up tlio long Might of white
marble steps on the toe of her dainty
French boots, happy In the conscious
ness that the sharp air had given her
round cheeks n most temptingly roseate
huo.iho was given quite n turn by the
stato of things she found prevailing.
The door swung bnek at tho touch of
her gloved hand as it had done so many
times before. Hut she stopped in cha
grlnned surprise just inside tho door.
Vheio was the setter she sat on the
edge of for all tho world like a bird
when she effected the cnlhrnllment
of Heprcsentnllvc last session?
Vherc was tho aimcbair she had sat in
so uloomily session before last, when
Hepicsentatlve pressed a huiulred-
dollar bill Into her gloved hand to
alleviate the lit of sullenncss she sim
ulated so well '. Whcro wero nil tho
other women with their schemes and
their arts and graces? Gone all gone!
The large rug that had covered thu
111:11 hie iloor was rolled up and tumbled
into one corner. Tlie solus and chairs
wero nil cone, aud tho handsome room
with lis marble columns seemed like a
tomb. The doorkeeper who used to
convey her dainty pasteboard to the
Kcpresentatlve, whoso heart it made go
pit-n-pnt, stepped up to her nnd told
her that the ladies' reception room had
been moved to Statuary Hull. "IVhal'
Ihathoriid place where eveiy body can
tec you all the time?" The feeling of
resentment was universal. A t,Jden
halied widow was so shocked thai she
lorgot to u?eher handkerchief for full
four minutes and sent her card to tlie
It was all on account of lho tnrlH
The "Ways and Means Committee have
taken to receiving so mnuy delegations
and having so many hearings that they
necitcu moie mom. lucy went to
Speaker Heed nbonl It. lie saw an op
portunity lo striko a telling blow for
social pmiiy in Congress and struck it.
He dicldcd that tho ladies' reception
room should be turned over to tho
"Ways nnd Means Committee. Ladies
who wished to see liepresentatives, ho
said, could avail themselves of the nnr
iow space that is between tlio row of
pillars nnd the south wall of Statuary
Jlall. To here the sofas and chairs
were moved this mominc.
As fast as lady seekers of Congres
sional consolation and sustainauceeame
this morning they were directed to
Statuary Hall. They all went
theic, and but lew stayed.
All around, tho lcsult was that, as one
of the doorkeepers said, not a tenth an
many cards bearing the preliminary
word "Miss" were carried lo members
us it. usual. Aichitect Clark says the
airatifenient is not permanent, but
when he was linked If the seraglio
would eventually bo put back in its old
(punters, lie smiled and said he didn't
l'cihaps more numerous and more
weighty negotiations of an amatory
character have bceu coudticted in this
stately marble room, that has for so
many years been known ns the ladies'
rcception-iooin, than In nny similar
wart in tho world, "When there were
night sessions tho running was
especially rapid. Tho room was
lull of nooks nnd corners, and
a doen marble pillars atrorded add!
tlonal opportunities for quiet inter
course Hut it is all changed, and now
fair femininity must conduct its Con
gressional negotiations in the full glare
of public sessions in Statuary I hill or
else away from the Capitol.
Strikes IScMimeil In London.
I.nr.iii'ooi., March 21. Tho strike
of the dock laborers here has been re
Mimed, ns a consequence of tho dccli
nation of tho employers to negotiate
with tho men. A deadlock now main
tains and the position is grave
TiPtirtirer Unnloii llrop Demi.
Dm timoiiu, March 21. Jolui s.
Harden, treasurer of tho 'Western Mary
laud Hailrund. diopped dead In the
Farmers' and Merchants' National
Hank this afternoon.
In a Nutshell.
Mrs. Pigment Why, what brings
j 011 home this time o'dayV You --aid
you expected n big job painting " Pro
tection to American Labor" banners?
Mr. Figment (.11 slgii-ymlntor I
couldn't uet tho job. A follow from
Castle Garden offered to do It at half my
An lrreslhllhlrt Temptation.
From tin VhWuhU1''! Ttoitt.
Mis. Hurnett's new Infantile drama
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