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Jfowrgftrwai. t. c. Jctt a. iw.
a chasck TiiHotrx away.
9rMofow friends oft tfca Damo
ffatk sMe of the House ata dolo tttelf
Htl to tmitdlc the roantry to tfce et
Mttcc of the Republican majority. It
II tut human after all to sympathize
wRk Mrsaalh and ctwistatrcy ami to a.
tmae that tfa caws which Is feebly or
tlnMly aspcutjeri can hardly be worthy
cf inccM. Yesterday, for at least the
third time daring the tesaton, the
Democrats threw away the opportunity
far a reat party victory, and calls 1 re
newetl attention to the contrast pre
tented by their own faint-hearted Indif
ference m opposed to the resolute vigor
and purpose of the ltepvtuHcans.
It la difficult to understand Demo
crat who could abent themselves at
such a time, on any pretext whatsoever.
The Infamous force bill which Heed
and Davenport are endeavoring to rush
tltrong.li Congress Is confessedly a bill
to emasculate the Democracy. It Is the
most tyrannical ami Insolent measnre
over concocted In a free country so
flagrantly to that Heed cannot hold his
f 01 ess together in its support, and Is
compelled, as was the case yesterday,
to rely upon Democratic folly to save Its
life. We repeat, It Is tlllrlctilt to under
stand the Democrats who, knowing
Jlectt's predicament, voluntarily went
to his rescue.
It teems a proper time to remark that
there are a good many members on both
skies of the House whose function In
statesmanship begins and ends with the
casting of their vote for or against meas
ures that have been devised by others.
The dissemination of garden seed and
the log rolling for local appropriations
may answer all the expectations of an
Inuocent constituency, but there U a
larger obligation resting upon every
Ocgnsiman, and that is the obligation
to cast the weight of his vote In favor
of the tight and against tliu wrong. It
may safely be said of seven out of every
ten numbers, Hepubllcans anil Demo
crats, that when they default In this
they lose their chief opportunity of be
ing iltber useful or Important.
PIOUS Mil. FUNK.
As everybody knows, Itrotlier Funk
Is the head of the New York publishing
house of Funk & Wagnalls, The
pious Funk's publishing house Is the
one that stole from the Messrs. Black
of Edinburgh and the Messrs. Scribner
of New York the Encyclorwdia Ilrl
tsnnlea, the lilacks lining the owners
ami the Scrluuers having bought the
right to reproduce In this country. Two
or three weeks ago Funk & WagoulU
wrote an Interesting letter to the Messrs.
lilac k. which, tocether with their re
ply, we here print:
Maw York. Jane JO, WW.
Mir:A. A V. Matt, JCdbutgk,acaUuul;
(Iehtuxik: On Ike t Intl. we began p
l4joir our patroa with copies of one of tat
reprtatt of the Encyclopedia Brltaaaiea.
InlklWtMt o( an lateraatloaal oopy
rlgkt we handle reprints m are oa ta
mark!, aad forward the bolder of the for
eign copyright wbat we deem a fair share of
InalatedSBd tae first laaUlbaeat of such
payment as the above work. Draft oa Lea
den far tfe. Very rtepeetfally years,
fibteatd) Fvxk X Vi'Amiiu.
GrTLEus: We beg to aekaowledg re
imX of yar favor of tb 1Mb instant, ia
ulettttg draft for JKJ8 ia payment ftf solas br
jcra s a reprint of the BaejetefMaUa
JtrltaBBtea. Allow as reepeetfatty to return
that yaf atMi, at we da not wUh to mislead
tb paMie br Identifying oartaivee ta any
way wMh aa edition of tba Briiaaatea waiea
bat beea loaned without our haowtadee or
cMet, as4 witbuue the lupsrvMoB of Um
tV oetj jUaetleaa eUUoa sathortssd at
iaati4il by iu U told by Mwtw. Uttla.
titia A Co., Hoktoa, and XmH. Charts
tibers Soaa. aw York.
W iaaiswi. gmtUmam. year uarr iruijr,
thlaaidi X. C. Black.
Meats, raak , W aaaJb, w York.
Tl,t icalty kiirauscaat point la all tUa.
Idvw vtr, hi that Funk fc WagaaUs
He U ago subHely aasfrtsjl that
thftjf fcest aot oiiaUng tba Kaeyelo
I wstta tfcassjssthw, but wns uiekaciag
It s4 gsaai eoat" from sowabody alta.
In a wani, tiw pious Fuak was quelsi at
IMette aa waa Om good Waaaaaakar
i at rytbjg bad bee doste ia truly
(IVrttctes fashion taii It Uw puraat
rsievit of btottwriy love. But
rw- tksl nusattoa ariaas: If Fuak
rst Waaaaaakar have cotue by
tkats) goods Bosteetty. tow east
tsi 'bifttf Black ba trthW
r "a fair dure of tba prater" Tba
J -f ciayttdia sstbtt bakiafa to Vasiw
1, . . w It doss Ml '"rg to tbaaa.
i . saWoaujtoUea, than FikdE
" .ia.,skv baaasteaiUigaadWaaA
ir ,a Lobc aaittag lbs stoles goods
st, i i butgaia couBte. If U daat not
ti i -' tu ibtsa, bow can tbey ba est
li; , roy share ioUwptotUsr"
) k' .t-k has dona a good 4aai of
I. I'lA'tmg U this b4utacaa, as bw
i,. l y Wasvuaakor, bis accwaory,
1 : iiua ueves l quit aMa to
u til of tbeKasrYofk
i. . i. iWosjtbsdbsis
i i .. M.ia. Black or alas be osaa
;fclu l. ,Liiih' Lata iJmhi mua wW be
mc- u vuUat tbe taau mw Haas
4idg -( n baa dacMad kttka
ia a &Mi"biAj, asskiaut Tuesdsjr's
adttih'iiB uf our taiticsned oasdasjsfluaasgt sbt
fotL wl U... te
"Js iha svtauuuta afa.
vfcucitd. Hk l .o jX laat
WbdoUkaf tuicveU Ux wjwtllhtast
saats oi ' e Jt'tuaMoB to gadaatloatV'
tHd t telk .Lliii ribt WNS."
Tba UJt t.c Lcie wmgwUrtl tsMtat Ifea
fvtt ba "L utvujMiatiu, vhAa Ma
Itaitaa m. t.da towniiwi vuaababjsv
thar hsr, iaaMsMuasiarMdsaa
UoiiOwii-g. Jurfataacv vas uada to the
li-rc c ,' T ' f' '?r I li - ' i
t "Ntic i t ' il i ii' thlrvTf JV. I, iv i'
to r.j mmif ful'iir to sy wh'hT tnl
is rot a "rtajrcerrr, ' rmt pretcmllnsc o
My, however, thst Kdttor Rstton cannot
pJah if he naily tHea.
6xrat.Tr.n n. Rrfft, of Port Scott,
Kan , Is ttit ps utatwsrt a fKpnMlrtm as
om eonM fled fn a day's ride. H edtts tlte
Port Scott Mnnitor sttd keep it aa fall of
n4-fcet psfly tlnger at It will hoM. Rnt
Seeeral fttce is not a narrow Mgot ot a
reckless conspirator sgatnst the peace of
the thlon, and to b oftposes the Itsed-Row!1-fvpon-t.miire
Petca Mil. Tbb
Cmtrc ibis afternoon prints wme of the
Otatrallt ntterancs on this and oilier snt
jeets, and the article will -be fomd highly
MttYMmHttiit-'t. ltlork, Virginias W.
M. Kttej, Jtewark. S. J.; W. A. .Inllsn,
Mr. sun Jfrs. V. Trrttfran, Ssshvllte; T
H. Rntber-, JtateJgfc, 2. V ; I) O. Connal,
Wtitto Snlphnr Springs; R. B. Andrrvn,
Sw Toth; S. P. AletstHtw. orth Cam
tts: C. fl. Slsck, Bristol, Tsnn.: n. H.
rsscoeh, Selma, Ala.; (I. F. M. Hanck,
iXntiontti A. Moddart, Washlnton, D.
C.; A. F. Fletiher1JSw York; 4. II. Soli,
Jtew York; .1. II. Writs, Sew fork.
Ariinftmt K. M. Fnltoo. Jtew York; T.
M. Cnanleyrbam, Savannah, Oa.; Knriqna
Mack, Valparaiso, S. A.; Qeorgea Moratis,
Arna Frank M. itaddon, Xew York;
Benjamin Barker, Jr., New York.
Si. Jamri. T. Newd, Newark; J.
Rssr, tlriml Harm, .Mich.; C. U. Raton,
New York: J. S. llrsnt, Ashevllle, N. C;
VY. 11. Brcker, C;blro; Robert WelHo,
Ptttsbnrg; J. U Shining, Alleghray City;
1). R. Tltsnorth, New York; A. Henley,
nvifrmTs Milton ('. UmN lter Mc
Laren, Mitt Mcl.aren and Miss Katherine
McLaren, Perth, Canada.
AWrfff Jlmue 11. ('. Upham, nrafton,
N. 1). Belle Allltonf Birmingham, Ala.
Moot John Rooney, ttrookljn, N. Y.;
11. R. Carter, V. S. M. 11. Servkje; F. V.
Shnrtham XV. M. Tewksbnry sml wife,
New York; 11. .?. Beamier, New York,
iVormnnrfir-S. 1. U'etberilt ami wife,
Philadelphia; S. Darlington, Wast Chester.
MRS. CLEVELAND'S MAIL.
It la I'lllnl Willi I.cttem frnm All
Sort f 1'enpln,
From M .Yw York It'orM.
Mrs. Cleveland's mail has not suffered
any diminution since she left the White
Home. How dear she Is to the women
and the school girls of America Is best
expressed in the notes and cards that
continue to come from the North,
South and West filled with "sorrow
that she could not have remained," and
"Lopes, prsyeis and aood wishes for
hir return next time.' The sincerity
and genuineness of these expressions of
admiration is found In the addresses
acd full names of the fair writers. The
breslng lettirs sre simply countless,
and the audacity of the scribblers in
credible. Her Interest Is Invited to unpaid poli
cies, expiring leases, foreclosed mort
psges ami overdue unt. to sick chil
dren, unemployed men and women, am
bitious and Irripoverlahcd students,
artists and specialists, and asylumi,
homes, churches, schools and societies
of every creed, character and need.
Autocraphs, jewels, personal property,
book; . Americana, plate, china, wear
ing apparel and decorative artworks
are offered for purchase or disposal, and
Inventors and designers of overy Im
aginable article of toilet, household and
mechanical use appeal to her for influ
ence or financial asItance.
The autograph hunters are legion,
and then there are those contemptible
busy ladles who hunt up disagreeable
paragraphs and send them to her pasted
on the back of postal cards.
Mrs. Cleveland Is too sensible to allow
these intrusive letters to annoy her, and
too wise to pay any attention to the
frivolous ones. It is, however, worthy
of note that reduced to currency the
postage of these almleas letters would
amply pay for the lady's gloves, shoes
A Tradition or tlio I'art.
yttm tU VsvfcfeHtt Jiirnai.
The txtravagance of the Senate on
the silver question does not give any
S round for hope that It will offer any
srrier to prohibitive tariff or Federal
election laws. In Its present condition
Senatorial conservatism, like Senatorial
courtesy, is only a historic tradition.
Doriley, ljuay. Davenport, nod MUell,
from Uu .l(iar tCtirn.
The Hepubllcan leaders are engaged
in an effort to preserve the Hepublic by
protecting the ballot-box from the de
signs of men whose practices are calcu
lated to undermine Republican institu
tion. Without Hack Talk.
rum las -laVtaa CttUuttm.
"Tba pfaseut Admlaiatraliosi," says
the Chicago ? Gtea, "Is not much
et) lbs talk." Hut fa list it will be
vary asuck oat tbt walk.
XV J4MBS WKMCOMS MUV.
jMrf or CAr l'Mia (as Hssifrtirtr JtftM
PrUte of thy WestlaaiL aatl ktaad of Um
iattaeiblat Kular atost wba!
7evrd aor taaaad by tbs dwwg't aeeia-
Watdtastiy poiaad as a star tat tbs skies!
Path that vara sight le us,
Thou Ost saaka bright to u-'
Brigbuaiag sUU UU tbahnair.iiitiial
gartfUy withdraws trots us.
Vow thou art gee boas as,
lialoaa Uy deeds with a glory dtsaaav
Varsadlasthou wart iii thbsof fchjtasjss,
Yoited 4 a waatar ia lofty dasuutt
Ttasa wu a euMjUiif a rtuwosys
BaslHagly whiaiMw fat vata to sa
tfiit thara the iri iwlasiul
ratbos, or tauaaarsul
JflaabKa of aVinusclasJaaa uoa issssi
vrifeiata of In wtiilnwa iniihiiiir aadl taara!
Thists, tJaaOt ists ibssI oj a fitittfa.ajfap-
Boru above factional wrsagas satd Jaas ;
mU wanaly hoasad iu tbt aatMtS aasiiiac
Xaugbt ol thy virtus stall
kau, kt thypuriap,
Flsad as thy uosussa)ss tossssBsj
Ay, aad outwsartag siT
9souss abatt nut liravs uas tbs
Haaal ia huad .u.-j auwur
saawit tfltiisMiaa: mm9
IMf w ta WMWbtta
fh Miaidtti SMia.MwBwSakwW syMsf flM
VIM thuu ks tasuiL aast htsstsssM ba.
vmBSmmSSS? not At.
iFRUlNG ".HE 7KEAl RY
Itow I nrtft m' 1'iir-o tliu rtren lllcil
br Cnnnlne; Shnrnrrs.
t, 1 1 irrnm It: llnrii ' V 'it?lnr.
Among the Inheritances from the
Administration of Mr. Buchanan was
all application for the rofsswe of a lot
of confirm bonds alleged to hare been
detlroyed. The claimants' proved the
facia a clearly ss hnmsn tesllmmiy
coord that these bond, each with sit
coupons attached, were deposited In a
locked mall bag In Frankfort, trans
ported to Ilrpool and there delivered
into the hands or an agent of the Post
office on board a steamship which was
wrecked by collision and went with all
Its mails, and all but two or three of
those on board, to the bottom of the
The completeness of the evidence was
of Itself a source of suspicion, and,
much to the chagrin of the claimants,
Secretary Chase affirmed the decision of
a bureau officer, that the duplicate
should not be Issued, except by the
direction of Congress. On the appli
cation of the claimants at the next ses
sion. Congress passed an act directing
the issue of the duplicates. The claim
was again presented with the net and
the duplicates were demanded. The
same bureau officer again represented
his suspicions to the Secretary, and,
with the sanction of the latter, the
present regulation was adopted, inter
posing a delay of twelve months after
jiroof of the claim before the actual
tame. This rule was vehemently as
sailed by the claimants through the
prist; they even charged the officer
will. Intentionally nullifying the au
thority of Congress.
At this time the coupons of bonds re
deemed were in packages in the regis
ter's file room. There was little need
of their examination ami no attempt hat
been made to arrange them In consecu
tive order. Hooks were now made
with one page appropriate to each bond,
ami a apace for each coupon, while a
force ol clerks were detailed to place
each redeemed coupon In its appropri
At the expiration of the year the
claimants came for their duplicates.
They were assured that they would now
be Issued unless some satisfactory rea
son could be shown for further delay.
The books were sent for and In their
proper space were found all the cou
pons which had been proved to have
sunk to the bottom of the sea, A few
months later the bonds themselves were
presented for redemption, and no ad
verse claims being msdo they were paid.
What was the explanation of this
mystery? I do not know The pressure
ol olllcial duties nnd the anxiety of war
which occupied us so Incessantly pre
vented any further Investigation, and
the inquiry will probably never be an
swered. The next fraud which I recall was a
success as far as the Department wns
concerned. The loss of money was pre
vented by an accident.
The course of proceeding for tho
collection of s claim for army supplies
wat mually this: Tho contractor mtde
his collections through his banker.
His monthly account was made up In
conformity with all the rules of the
War Office, and tranfmittetl to that
rfflce with a letter of directions where
tho draft thnuld be scut. The War
Oillce appiovid the claim if correct
srd transmitted the account, the letter,
and the action of tho War Department
to the Secretary of the Treasury, by
whom it wat-sent to the proper auditor,
whose duty It wns to audit the claim.
If ho decided that the claim wot a
proper onu, it was sent to the comp
troller, who revised the action of the
auditor and, If correct, approved it,
sending the amuunt with the accom
panylng documents to the Secretary,
who Issued the warrant for its payment.
This warrant was counter tlgnwl by
the Comptroller and entered on the
books of the Hegister.theTrea surer then
drew his draft upon one of the deposi
tories for Its payment, and the draft
was sent by mall according to the origi
nal letter of instruction, which consti
tuted one of the Hie patters. The tile
wu then seat to the Register's file room,
and there remained. It comprised all
the papers, showing a complete history
of the transaction.
On the occasion In question the cashier
of one of the Washington banks came
to the ottice of the register with a draft
Just Issued for more than $feO,000, pay
able to a well known Massachusetts con
tractor and regularly indorsed. It had
been presented by the head porter of
Wlllard'e Hotel, a reliable man, who
said the payee was ill and unable to
leave his room. He had therefore re
quested him to collect tho draft In notes,
if possible, of 1,000 each. Without
any apparent reason the cashier said his
suspicions were excited, and he went
with the porter to the hotel to see the
payee, and be sure the transaction was
all right. But the sick gentleman bad
disappeared. He had probably watched
the porter, and finding there was delay
in the payment, had vanished.
The file was sent for and the letter
found directing that the draft be sent to
the contractor at Wlllard's Hotel. He
was communicated with by telegraph
and sakl that the letter was a forgery.
He had elves the tame directions In this
ease as (h his former collections.
This fraud was consummated by an
outsider with the assistance of a clerk
Is the Treasury. No outsider could
have obtained access to the fUce ia order
to remove the true letter asd substitute
Ike forgery. Suck a fraud could not be
prevented by any system. Fortunately
tba suspkloBS or tbt prudcue of tbe
easbier pre vest ad any loss.
A Oooitaot Kctaladar,
Duskley I dUuotssyat at the club
CJaaluVry X; I doct't go out very
Muck sow. I aaa as worried by cred
itors that I cauuot eajoy assail guy-
Tbubbw Wkv T akould tkiak tkmr
wotdd wuee your salad.
Ceshky Yes, I thought so, too, aad
yet tbs last tfase I weal ta a daaciag
patty I heard a fellow call out. "Bai
aaca all," aad it atoitsaVad uw 'utoat to
Hfto-a-Mr us tiHtr laj IMs
From-14 iMda Iwaprwi.
t the Hot sal Mr. aadtfag hat suc-
Mt secuiiag tba "jateat broat
fat 4S.M0, erriitdtax coats.
aha ut up price hariag haaa .
Ms. Salitag. who has kat his calhsetJoa
to South Ysaalagtoa. also bought
easaial eaataats at the lofltisia sale
toetadtag two portraits by Leoaaad
JL&ousia tad the "Briot dtta." aad
two Disae ae FoiOsss plates by PaJJasy .
a- Maaa Katert,
rum tAi JGttf York afea.
Mark Aatoaj ossad bat Wiat Cklaaa
, bono at Itocuwatef.
JntWeMtte JnfbwffUUMt 60UBawfTlMsV- Ukw
isUtl M ska iMfjffA iaaaA4 tasta
a?" ww w 4iawsisvSMBwa sjassapHP eajae
"Hat dU you pay aw tbs tsar, I
I- MTtPanctf W0 dflMt
Whea vou aaa aa tasdata
thjeju dax vba caataibtussslBl ia? whs
aasuaaaacs and leaks sab uaaaa easv-
bet "he has s ticket fos Eosope to hfc
TBE APPOINTMENT OF A GEORGIA
POSTMASTER CREATES A BREEZE,
PMnfft uran M nuitwawn awrf taw.
ilii tnrn th i!t Onn-i.iots
aiftt rretstp at the Stlnaiton
a ammu postmaster.
Hta A WWWTStWT CftKAtHa A MMtt-
rofc. Me imows's crrjusattt.
Colonel Jack Brown, who Is some
times mistaken, netnap, but who Is
sometimes all right in his political
prognostications, declares that Den
ning, as postmaster, Is a sour dose for
seme of the Augusta (Ga.) tlenubltcsns,
and that his appointment has not been
received with a song of praise.
R. If. Wright, a seedy Waok school
teacher of Augusta, who. Colonel Jack
swears, has more political sense than the
whole Georgia Republican machine
combined, Is In Washington, ami Is pre
pared to vltrlollre Denning If the op
portnnity presents. Some grave charges
against the new appointee are being
bandied about, but they d i not properly
belong in a newspaper unless the proofs
are at hand to substantiate them.
The return of General Clarkson Is
locked for with some sort of eagerness
by the antl Denning people; but what
they hope to get out of him Is purely a
matter of conjecture. The President
and Clarkson probably undent tnd each
other, and It 1 hardly probable that the
subordinate will attempt to undo what
his chief has thought proper to do dur
ing his absence. As the matter stands,
It may be safely assumed thatJabex
will stick, unless he Is struck by a tidal
wave or an Illinois cyclone.
A RIOT NEARLY PRECIPITATED.
Tlt.I.MAS'S sriTOHTXItS UR VW riSTOtS
AT A SOITH CAMOMXA MKKTtXO.
CoM-JtmA, S. C, July 3. At no
meeting of the present State campaign
lias such bad blood been displayed as
yesterday at Wlnnsborough, the home Of
General Ilratton, one of the candidates.
General ilratton was accorded a respect
ful silence from the crowd who listoned
to him. General Earls' speech wns in
terrupted by yells nnd cries Of "Sit
down" and "Let the man tpeak, "You
can't change us, we are going to put
Tillman In," "Run him out, boys."
When Captain Tillman aroso It was
fully five minutes before he could
speak, so irreat was the applause on one
tide and the hissing on the other. Af
ter speaking n short while he said some
thing that again put the crowd to yell
ing, nnd all ciTorts to silence them were
In vain. Some one told htm to sit
down. This produced the wildest ex
citement. A core of Tillman's fol
lowers ruihcd on tho stand and lifted
Tillman from the scat Into which he
had dropped and carried him to thu
cdae of the platform. They swore hu
At this point the attention of tho au
dltnce was callid to the fact that twenty
of Mr. Tillman's supporters on the
stand had their hands on their plttois.
At this announcement there was the
greatest confusion. The ladles tied
from the meeting, and an eye witness
reports a hundred pistols In sight at the
same mement. A terrible riot was mo
mentarily expected nnd a single shot or
blow would have brought it on. The
tension was very great until the end of
the most heated meeting of tbe cam
paign. LOOKING FORWARD TO '02.
VI1IST OUJf Of THK CAMPAIOX ftHEO 1JV
Indianapolis, Im, July 2. Among
Democrats here there it a feeling that
the Hut gun of tho campaign for the
Democratic Presidential nomination In
ISM was find by Governor Hill In hit
speech to the Hend ticks Club last night,
lhe moat prominent men In the party
who are here today say there is no rea
son why Hill should not be In tiie Pretl
dentlal race; that he has proved himself
popular, and there Is no question about
bis capacity or his acceptability with
the party In New Yo?k.
An Unexpected Momluatlon,
Congressman Ray of the Twenty,
fourth Pennsylvania district was unex
pectedly defeated for a renomlnatlon
yctterday, Colonel Andrew Stewart of
Fayette capturing the prise on the
third ballot. He only had two votes
on the first ballot, his own county be
ing opposed to him, as tbe delegates
had been chosen by the Quay faction.
He is the son of the famous "Tariff
Andy" Stewart, who represented the
district forty three years ago, and, as
he is exceedingly popular, may save
the district to th'e Republicans.
Yesterdsy Governor Abbott of New
Jersey announced his list of meeabers
of the county boards of registration, in
accordance with the ballot-reform law
passed recently. Tea Btembeta from
each of the leading parties are selected.
They must orgsuiie within two weeks
aad appoint for each voting product a
board, whose duty it will be to make a
house to house registration of all the
voters iu the State.
Granite State Kepublloanj.
The New Hampshire Republican
State coaualttee yesterday ised up
Coacotd as the place for koldiag the
State eoaveatiou oa Septeuiber IT. Tbs
Cosuriaattoatl eoaveatloa will he bekl
oa Beptetaber IT aad IS at Coaeatd aad
Laeaais- The resignation of tba chair
waa, Iloa. J. H. GalHager. was ac
cepted sad ttoa J. B. SuiitL elected to
ill the vacancy. Hoa. P. C. Heary
was chosen member of the Renufalteaa
KattBsl f Vmnnlttftt fis aator Chandler
wsd s speech, pted tolas: the passage
of the Ftderal Eieeiloa UU.
JUaluuw KasuibUaaiM Has.
A largtly aiteaued aaaatiag of tba
Mahoae Virginia Republics Assocta
tioa was held Isst night Tttsolutinas
eaadesaaiag the display of Confederate
flags at Bkbtuoad, rejofetag to tba
seaitog of Joha M. Titagasoa aad ia
datstog the Federal Electtoa bill wets
Mm Tawutemfs l'es ttawa.
The aWpfliifftfiaJi Ctutgrossioaai e&u
fetzscs of las Tweaiy afth xNaausyl
vaato dissrifl tuok tea balloti yesterday
rlthiTwt toakiag a aoaitoafkia. Ttwrs
is ae ttdatog hat tba outeotae will be,
but the adjouraawat tahea aouia dan
S tat as Hrmi wt v
Tostaasad. whs is (sum's
hasaheload that tfltihtiifrrfa.
Hub- P. 6. Post was tenosaUated by
tfcy SMAlMfel 1TffWfiBilttoai fi taaaal
TfsA llltedi Mct ynirjity
sk 9taVaWalpBB 9kllMfcaflafstrsi.
Btttiww. Pa-, July 4.-A- if.
ssiesaj caas)fbhto toe tba Istajttlaliuie
Wtha TsssaoriailaTT ttrknl tart t Fatslann
tsjeiSF sseasst"vawiaw sawwr pep ia w ssejsxeapiB
delegato to the Bcraaton Contentiuc,
a as let upos by a gaag of ruabi frutu
; 1 'i t " p '-n in r ir
'ihr iin imi i li lino anl was i
-rrlv Wi'fn wiih blacknrk' Tlif
cirg in -ul to le followers of
vfftMrew irm ttr wimhifi
AtttttTA, OA., nly S. Colonel
Hard man makes a formal annottnee
ment of his withdrawal from the Gover
norship mco. This leaves the Held
chtar to Colonel Iforthen who will,
froto present IndlcfttfoM, he every
thing his own way.
mittre In merttln.
An Interesting political debate took
place at Arcadia, Fla., yesterday be
tween Colonel W. D. Chlpley and Sen
ator Call, In which the former matte a
number of sensational charges against
the Senator. He alleged among the
flfty-slx charges that he preferred that
Mr. Call was Incompetent, a demagogue
and had received money for making
speeches in a political campaign. Sen
stor Call made a general denial and
made counter charges, alleging tMt
Chlpley was In a conspiracy to rob the
State of several millions of acres of
REMORSE LEADS TO SUICIDE.
Km! nt n Mother' Opprxltlon to Her
DntiKhtcr'ft Lore AlHtlr.
Mrs. Louisa III let ski committed sui
cide yesterday at Raltlmore by dissolv
ing the heads of luctfer matches in
milk and then drinking the solution.
Remorse and self reproach for causing
her daughter's death Is thought to be
the explanation of the act. The young
girl, who was very handsome, could
not please her parents in the matter of
Three times she has had offers of
marriage, and every time her suitor was
turned away. Her last love was a
music teacher, with whom she was
much smitten, but the old folks were ob
durate and refused to consent to a tnir
rtage, so the heart-broken loversalled for
Europe, after Informing tue young lady
that she would never again see him
alive. He kept his word. He threw
himself Into tiie ocean when tho vessel
was four days out.
When Miss lllletskl heard of this
tragic end she liecame despondent, ami
last Thursday died from the effects of
a dose of "opium. Hor daughter's
death preyed on th mother's mind, nnd
so she also killed herself.
THE OBJECTIONS WILL HOT AVAIL.
Clvll-Servlco lltnmlner Itosa Will Not
The objections that have arisen In
en tain quarters in Raltlmore ngalmt
the appointment of Mr. John C. Rose
to the local board of civil service exam
iners are bated upon thu fact ttiat It
was not made from among the olllcial
family of Postmatter Johnson. Mr.
Hotels n sttong civil service reformer,
nnd was one of the centus uuumar.ttors
appointed by Superintendent P.irttr.
The Civil-Service Commission appoint
ed Mr. Rote as one of the local civil
tetvlce boa id of examiners for the rea
son they thought his appointment tvoul I
guarantte thu utmost fairness in the
election of all cllglbles to position- Irre
spective of party altlllatlons. Toev
think they have the right man in the
right place, and the objections that have
beca raised to his appointment will not
At Indianapolis the same course was
pursued as In case of Mr. Rose, when
Messrs. Flthback and Ilutlur, the one
an examiner In chancery and tbe other
a clerk In the Supreme Court, both of
them strong civil service reformer,
were appointed to the local board of
chil service examiners.
Postmaster Johnson of Raltlmore, It
Is tId, Is acting squarely and fairly in
his appointments, and selects them by
their standing on the eligible list.
riolac to llio i. A, It. KDcauipinent.
At the monthly meeting of the Old
Guard last evening, the committee on
the Boston trip reported affairs to be In
a satisfactory state, that members had
been assigned state rooms on the steamer
Coenectlcut, and that the few remain
ing state-rooms would be given to the
friends who proposed to accompany the
organization. An invitation from John
Goodwin Post, No. 82, of Mnrblehead,
Mass., for the guard to become its guest
for a day during the encampment, was
accepted. Comrade A. II. Van Den
sen, present senior vice commander of
PdhtU, G. A. It., was elected second
lieutenant, am the following honorary
members were elected; General Lewis
A. Grant, Corporal James Tanner, J.
P. Rcrthrong, Charles W. Sherwood,
John Lynch, Charles King, A. I.
Lacey, W. Jlruce Cony ami J. 11,
i'entlsn Claimant at tbe City Hall.
The men and women who have
crowded the ottice of Clerk Meigs of
the feupretne Court of tbe District of
ColusabU for tbe past two days were
augasetted this mors lag. The strata
upon tbe clerical force of tbe ottiee has
been so great that relief became neces
sary. At about 1030 o'clock Major
Williams aaaounced to the erowd In the
corridor outside tbe offlee that President
Harrises had signed the bill, which had
been approved by Cocajuissioser Hauia,
that their peasloa papers could 1m at
tested by any notary public or magis
trate ia the ciiy. This had the effect of
thiaaiag out the crowd, but quite a
number west into the clerk's oases.
Orltulnul L'eurt Juror.
The foUewiag cotupose the petit jury
of tba Crituiaal Court for the July terut:
Joha B. Grist, Richard II. Browa,
Jataee R. Norton. Xiltoa P. Caldwell,
G. Rayboid. Joseph Z. Williams, Jacob
Iteatiajer, Jasses Walsh. "L. W. Rhodes,
A. S. Deal. Prsaklla P. Nash. Robert
Cohen. George S Kaufman. Charles ii.
Carl. William D. Scrrte. Robert Yetiott,
Thosaas G. Hoover, J antes Qallahe,
George Soraasy, Jasses II. Purdy, John
Brows, Charles B. Schneider, J sates II.
MOSUL Jerotaa F. Sssuter, Caiviu
Payae, Willis Laadrl.
'w Uf aa tit OU Corser.
aiaee the hour of opeaingoa Monday
saoraiag hMt . tf Usvis' Sartnar sums
aw earned and managed by Messrs. W. A.
Pistes fc Co. has twee AtersUy imehai
with Isdass aatfaiutJv tsisisa the woadartut
haraatat tbs saw house i uleriag ia chtaa
lag out Mr. Davis' stock, it b waU-kaeara
Sat Mr. Mercs it a FlilladdoaU aurchaut,
feut&osaut tas ''so-sussd" sastbods uf
such s heats ss Wrswbrtags -4 CaotbJar
(lor wheat he was Eutopsau buyer), aad
the cfarulstloi) of ussr litis Is to tat tseu in
every tsnaittsl uf tas Uuy days. Tbs old
stuck it beiag wiped out ntgsrdhss id
value, sad the reduction ve tuuuuu
..rtB !-. Ju -'jut'1 iut thj. Aral HrbmiP
BSjBiaaSi'Stassjrssk twt' "ta av 't tasw a rmm
of she ant
Pittite H. H. Itoasey of the MeUo
ptdataa itoaaw force has auaa pro
ataatd to aha sacoad clats. vteaC. W
&JW tsahjaad. aad David E Laagtoy
tftuiUrt tobasatst class private.
is 'awst etslMSsiag net only u tas peatua
stuseUtf Fas have say pcta , hut to those
vita ahast ba cmsss to coataLt. It is a
aebeato aatias to sisak of, but it has
BMuedses aalai fttoi-Js hut tosast. had
Uv4utei ui.ua i insfparsWe. Br.
Sv' latanh skibedy lluu Ojc voibt
Another YTcl( of Opcrft tit AlbanRhs
ill M 8. l'liiarore.'
At the urgent ioHcltatfon of a large
number of patrons the management has
decided to continue tne oners swaon one
week longer, and ptodw Gilbert and
SnlllTsn's ever-popular opera, It. M. S.
Pinafore. The opera will be strongly
enst by the fysmont Opera Oowpafty,
and an eterllent performance given by
then artists. The sale of seat will
open to morrow morning.
burEeon.Oeneml Hamilton' Trip,
Snrgeon-Gerrernl Hamilton of the
Marine Hospital Service, who will rep
resent his bureau at the International
Medical Congress st Rerlln in August,
will sail on .Itily 16. The Secretary of
the Treasury has also commissioned
I)r. Hamilton lo make Inquiry relative
to the present methods of embarkation
and transportation of emigrants, and to
visit the principal ports in Europe
where emigrants embark so as to exam
ine the administration of quarantine
laws and to Inspect all the civil hos
pitals. llullillnc l'ermlta tMtictt.
Rullding permits were Issued today
to Emmert A Heisley, one three-story
and basement brick, 17WS Q street north
west, to cost $17,000; I). M. Austin,
two-story ami basement frame dwelling,
Good Hope road, to cost $700; A.
Kchwarta, two-story addition to 380
Massachusetts Avenue northwest, to
cost 700; .T, G. Slater, one-story brlok
offlee, 044 Ptnnsylvanla Avenue south
east, to cost $000; T. M. Hassllp, one
three story brick, 018 D street north
west, to cost ? 1,000.
Tlio CotmnlMloncrn Appreciated.
A delegation from the Raptlst Pastors
Conference visited the Commissioners
this morning and presented a resolution
expressing their hearty appreciation of
tho action of the Commissioners in their
recent defense of tho Sabbath against
Sunday baseball games.
Weak, went out or run itown from Irani
work, br Impoverished condition ottlie blood
or low Mate of tlio system, jott should take
llocd'4 Samparllla. The teoiiltar tonlBH,
I urlfjlnn and vitalising qualities of this stio
cetfful medlolno are soon felt throughout
the cnllro sptcm, expelling disease and Riv
ing quick, healthy action to every organ. It
tones tbe stomach, creates an appetite ami
rouse the liver and kidney. Ttmaands
teM If j t but Hood's Sarsaparllla "makes tho
llultilliiff t'i antl Mr.iiiKtliriilus
"I have used Hood's Sarrairtlta for some
tlmo and have derived benefit therefrom. It
gives me an apptlto and stlengthens tho
vLole system. Icanobeerfully recommend
It to all who need a regulator of the bowels
or a building npand streegthealag medi
oltie." ,Toiah W. Cook, Ptm. Cambridge
Jlutiial Fire In,. Co., Cambridge, Matt.
Hold by all drngglnts. $1; six for S3. Prepared
only by C.I. 1IOOI) A CO.. Lowell, Mats.
10O ltoscv Sinn Ilollur
II COLO WAVE.
Whatever may be
the torrid tendencies
of the atmosphere,
there is a cold wave
in our store; but it's
of a peculiar type.
You know that the
essential element of
cold is contraction.
We've had our price
tags in the refrigera
tor of a fast-passing
season ergo, con
traction. Some folks
would call them "fro
zen bargains." We
call them "fannings
of value." Anyway,
they are quotations
no person of economy
will idly wink at.
Lace Curtain MroUbers from S1S0 to
A lot of daaaaad tUgbtir Mat quite Can
opies kt half v.nat taer cent.
Brats iritaated Cmrtaia roiw, eoatatota. fur
3 utlM Swiss IfaoUa Otttatat, Htm SUA
1 wttr awia Haatoi Cwtataa, hem & u
l patolrtsk INitat Laos CMsitatas, teat $7M
1 jwir Iriak Petat Laaa Cattaitw, teat U
saakslrab PoiatUae Cartatas, faeat HI
Vrttttsl Uaa Caaatbst' Cattalaa, tsaat is to
rilUed XdgeCfaaaitti Ciutnlat. treat SsJS
Viae Jutatlasa Mattlaas that wet ti aaa ti
ce&U aswkad t eaata.
Batt Faaev. Usatslasi Ttaitititw that ware
as teats, aVrvfa tu at r-ats
W1i taakaaad lay ill Waul laacaia lor
ttt aaattser (Oriaatal IrtiiM tor MM.
tMJacacaUla Porttet log St.rt.
iu sttifred Vatots Peniara. Maasst ton
aad twttoao, for Mtue.
We've put 25 per
cent, of contraction
on Baby Carriages
The snow of unde
niable saving always
siands on our $30
Antique Oak Cham
ber Sets, Calm re
pose always succeeds
a close purchase.
You want to look at
Tfalrteeuilt tutil I Mreetav
A 1.BAI GHS OB SD OTERA HOU8B,
Sventngs at f :15.
Eitra matinee Pi May, Jury 4.
L1M0KT OPERA COMMHY.
sst visea. by trsjesjai iteajtisjsti
bAMOftt (VTlHtA CO.
M. . rlATOltB. JW,tt
is the Grct of All Mtrtteat instrument
won ft mltk tut NtYMH to itti
oTWtftf w ft fly uifvtnfiy mors
befttttttaffy ftfiH rtwfe jwtrtr
Tlrt Aeolhwi l not rmelmiifeftl. bat th
Btft BlpW 1ft tfOfl Of It H Wj ifWIpfC thftt ft J9f90B
n lrn to H7 It with from mw to Ihtw
wwrks'prftetfces Towr TWt to w thtefo
&tnimnt ulU ht etesti a furor at
E. F. DROOP'S,
8S PA. AVB.,
Folo Agaat forStrtaway ami Othr Prrtt-
C1m rtaoos owl Orgaas,
Cerar lltb aad Ftts.a,w.
LADIES' AND MISSUS' I1LOUSB6.
Broken llae of about SO Lail!s' an!
M twos' ntoosos In Fine I'reneli and Sootsli
riannolsntxl French Droadeletlis In Canll
rml, White, avr ami Fans? 8trlpes have
Icon retlneei! to JJ eaati.
low's Wild Itoe Soap, one tleoan oakes in
Wooilwartl A Letarott't lltt Trlrto Bx
tract, In all tlelmrtleg eilors, 11 stowa bot
Woodwunl .V Lotlirop's Uast Watt ImlU
Hay IiHBi, 4nt ate, 1 pJat 50s.
racket's Tar Soar, for tba toitst ami bath,
Elcetro atWou, far rolUWng stM stiver
and plated ware, !S per Wx.
Bleatro Slllsn Soap, lfci per sake.
Farcy Late ria, S oaeh,
raney Laee IMm, with tbalc'attatlwd, lta
Blilrt Studs, M, M aU U (r tt.
Gold lieadt, $1, J.9t, X.73, (3 and P.'-e.
t liver Beads, tl aad UM.
Solid Uver read BrssUt,7,SI.3t aad
WOODWARD & LOTHROP,
Corner HtU and F Sts.N.W.
M. W. HALT BRO. & GO,
1107 l'euiuty tvaula Ave.,
Call attention to thtir stock
of Wateius, comprising all
the most dtsirabl movements
and styles of easing, from the
lowest price for wkiek a re
Mail time-keeper can be
ioujen to the most expensire,
These watches hear our
firm name ami are fully
American, W a It ham
Watches of all grades
Tear. OataluaMaa water leas bata
ftae to (Masts. The aasst tiisaatar. .and
yuitdtf wi StKie's Cfttt U
ojrric: itai Pa- (Corooraa auiiaia)-
-iAMD: Cor. at- aad Bat- ava.
Tftutraow. oatca, uMt xwd. m.
w baVvtStt ftitstMatf Uhtfftrioi
yrf WfVttf to tWJtrrTf tl
2TttS tu tor
, u.lif - -OJ- iUi'J Ui
Art a I. Ii'.i jpi r If ttVa-WaJXwsV-
W H LUWDWUHXK CO..
qs ajfltlkU CCMWTtjHtni
at lavttaaja aaaaaai
oa ImsiJ tcr
OE JULY, 1890,
On FrilDAY, JULY 4,
The New Iron and Steel Star
Tiie on It new steamer on the Tot' mi l,
water light crnnpsrinmnt, mak'i c ,
Maoalester abtnlntelr safe-ttrf Hum' t
smt Flftr Blectrlo IJghu Klectrv -. v n
Light. Illnmlnatlrr the river ami lan.l -.
Blegant rare vclll leave her vsharf U of
Fer Mount Yeffion and Marshall Hall
At 10 n. in., 2:!10 nnd 0 p. m ,
Arriving In Washington on her retnrn trli at
i. tistl ami 9 p tn,
BOL'XD TRIP FAItK TO MT. VBRJION. 8t.
Including adartesfc-n tn the Mansion cu I
Bennrt Trip Tlekel to Marsralt 1111 m
Steamer Charles Vftcalester nn the Fouri n
of Jnly, IIFliV CBNTS.
music by rnoF. sciinosDsns dsd.
The Brer rorttlnr and Bollnble Stenmir
W. W. CORCORAN
Will also leave the same wharf onV
"lOUIlTn" FOIt MAItSHALL HALL
At 10 a. in. and 3 SO p.m.
Itotunl Trip Ticket to Marolmlt Hall on ttio
bteamerW. W Coreornn.ss t'KNT
There Will Bo No Crowdlcg On Bltlicr Boat.
MRtslmll Hall Is an Ideal resort o? unsur
paset toveltnoss, with broad and coul ptaz
M9, spacious lawts, shaded by grand trees,
romantic; walks and lovers' lanes. Largo
covered pavilion overlooking tho river and it
full view of Mount Vernon. Howling alleys,
Mcas and lunches all day nt Mar hall Hall
Or tn Air Cafe and ltestattrant.
Musle nil day by l'rof Hchroeder'sBand.
Ko object lonabta characters allowed on tho
beats or at Ibollall.
I. T. BLAKK. Captain
SEA ISLE CITY
The Pennsylvania JIallroal Company will
tell on TllUltSDAir, JULY S, exrur.'tt tf. k
ets from Washlnston to Atlantic Cltr, Capo
Mar or tea Isle ( Itr, N. J at the low r.(e t
jsfor the round trip. These tlokeHwUI t
good going only on the 11 a tn. train trust Dti
tltrore and 1'otoinao station, corner sjxtli
and It streti.oii TIlUItSUAY,.ll'LY i.ana
eoodto return on any regular train, cxi-.pt
lac tbe limited oiprwu.up to and Int'iidlajc
ciiAa. b. I'fon, j. it. woou.
Gen'lMtnager. Oon'l I'aw. Agent.
BAY RIDGE, J
ON TIIE CIIESAraAKE,
OPEN JUNE W.
Naval Academy Band.
FINEST MEALS. FINEST ATTRACTIW8.
KVERYTlIINa TnE BEST.
Trains leave II. & O. Depot, week days, 9.1(
a. no., 1.30 and 4.30 p. ro. Sundays, 9.35a.m.,
J JO ami S.1S p. m
Leave Bay Bklge, week days, 6 30 and 8.JO
p. bi. Sundays, 8 aad 9 p. ia.
Round Ti ip Tickets - - $1.00
J. T. ODBLL,
CHAS. O. SCULL,
O&b'I I'attenger Agent.
The Mount Vernon
AND MARSHALL HALL STEAMBOAT
On aad after JUNE 1. 1860, the new Iron ami
wtllh?aTelMr wkarf.fout ol SEVEKTasf ,
for MOl'NT VERKON uod MARSHALL
HALL as follow:
TorMOLNT VEHNON-Everr day ieioi.t
SuBda)at Ma. m. and aip. ia . returuiu
at S and SHt p. ro I'tMwigui van reawia at
MOUNT VERNON uolil wtcuod Uat icai fci l
delrd. Fare, round trip. SI. Including t
taisatoa ta tbe Maatioa and Orouuji El
lauteafe oa the boat Maals and IuhUjh
erred promptly Mount Vertou i.ui.lu
buokk uau be j ocurei ua tne boat.
For MAKaUALL HALL-SaaM at MOUNT
VERNON ktbedule for week days.
Ob SUNDAYS at it a. ta . 2.30 and 8 if m ,
retutaiajr et i. S.38 aad S p. in.
da FR1DAVS aad SATURDAYS. Special
Mooaliabt Exuursiosis down the river tu
INDIAN HEAD, touching at MARallALL
BALL aoiag aad roturuieg, leavbig Wahtna
tuBatJtp. at., tomhlag tdtyoa return at
MeaU aad Uacaet at ail tietas at MAK
kBALL HALL Reetaaraat.
Fare to MARSHALL HALL aad return. 36
ceuls oa any trip; cbildrea. between tf aud U
yearn, is cents. -
The poLuIar aad reliable teawr W W.
COJtTOItlN will suake her rirer buidlut-i -4
far down a BLTMOtiT. landing at HK
kilALL HALLauhig aad letuxnina. leavli 4
Ur w naif daily (eaceU Suaday) at ltl a, u ,
rvtervtug at 1 p ta ilvuna trip, M .eats
aiuular trlueuf tbe W W COHiuBASto
MABaMUU. HALL will be aiinuuu.i.d
weeklj. feee advertisements.
For charten uf steamer MtCALESTcK
and COJtt'OSAN iur either MOUNT V R M N
or MAKSIUIJU HALL apply to L. L. BL KK,
Cantata, oa steamer. juiif
uWy it Lawfm aid Law f iiss
WaaatBatnti, & C.
uujmm rfn a asnaea nasafedaatt
aBjavaeavtBsaava sajawv av' aaw"'""
sssssnsssgg-iasi i " " inssiaswwwssiasesasPassaaassaa
WEW t. waajt.
ATOOMaJW AJ av
4M JVaW tiWItttfc
Mtaas) aat.Ss at.. Chattaaey EuiW,
aicMa in lea Coar
S-, IHHSfWB. V. V.
ftaoticet ia tie Coasts of tas OUuiot at. l ol
, an. ten a,u
IHUW aVatWaT aWUNNEY.
leJf dAU tu VUU 3. 'i-