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IS SERVED BY CARRIERS
AT 30 OBNTS A MONTH.
"Help Wanloft" anfl "Situattons Wanted"
' PUBLISHED FREE.
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TWENTY-'WllllD YEA.lt aNT'1' 0,085).
WASHINGTON, D. C, MOxVDAY EVENING, DECEMHE!? 2!, 181)0.
PJMCE TWO CENTS.
1 1 iai i-si m ia,?5Jlig5TIw!i.lt'''ffiiwiiiwMl"'lli'11 "'
the queen city op tiii: south.
LOTH FOR SAI.n.
With population of fiOO.or-n, where, within
ten vrnrs, 27,000 new building lure been
erected, costing 130,000,000. ,
Blitpa from every port rldo nt anchor In her
Varbor, mill In one year her export liars In
creased $33,000,000. Ii there any other South
cm city run nioko such a showing!
Wo have Just allots left, SixllO feet, In the
most desirable prt of ths city. Only 11 min
utes from the centre, In the most select and
aristocratic nelguboihood, ranging In price
from $123 to $250. This Is the only chance
now, and never again will there be nn opporlu
nil) to buy lots at this prlco In the city of 111
) I more. Even now, a mile beyond us, they are
selling lots for double the money. These
prices w 111 only hold good for two weeks.
A FEW FACTS WOIIT1I REMEMBERING.
1 hut Baltimore Is tho Queen City of tho
That she has a population of about 00,000.
That she has In ten) ears erected 87,000 new
lmlldings, costing $30,000,000.
That In ono year her exports have Increased
That ships from every port ride at anchor In
That she controls the entire Southern and
much of the Southwestern trade.
That she haa mills, factories and Industrial
enterprises of every variety.
That alio has markets unexcelled.
That she bagchurches, schools colleges and
all educational advantages equal to any In the
T he little booming towns ot tho South, with
not a hundredth part of the population, the
wealth, enterprise, factories, educational ad
vantages and home comforts to be had In Balti
more, are selling lota at from five to ten timet
tho pitce we aro asking for lots In the mott ds
tirade part ot the city. Only 13 minutes from
thecentre, In the moat select and aristocrat lo
neighborhood, ranging In price from $11". to
Remember that property In the nortlureste rn
fretlou of this city will go on Increasing In
value from jrar to year. There Is no chance
Lots In this section will pay better than any
ROIIINSON, Cr.AltKK CO.,
4l-'.C Atlantic Bulldln-, 0JH nnd KM 1' lr:et,
Washington, 1). (.'. dell-t
rym inn pcblici
In Making Contracts for Brickwork.
JOSEPH W. COLLINS,
CIMI" street northwest, wants to advise the
public that he Is still conlracllnz tor nil brick
work. Frompttaltentlou to work guaranteed.
Is Coming and I am Now Prepared to
bliovr You a Completo Lluo ot
Including a Complete Lluo ot the 1'opulsr
Umbrellas nnd dues,
fancy Night Shirts,
Collars and Cuffs,
Kcckwcar, Gloves, Suspenders
Iu fact, everything to add to the
comfort of gentlemen. All the
above goods are offered at
933 l'cnnsylvanla Avenue,
J Eleventh and O streets,
Announce the following Bargains tor
ONE WEEK ONLY:
llogers' Teaspoons ,,, (13c per set
Ordinary Price $1.23 per set
Stag Dandle Carvers, fully guaran
teed ,,.,,$1.'23 per pair
Ordinary price , $1.50 per pair
Ciown Fluting Machine r,,,.$ 1.50 each
Ordinary price flench
Old Reliable Clothes-wringer $l,"3each
Our Entire Lino ot Scissors ut 10
Per Cent. Discount.
CoaHIods, 10 Inches 20c
Ordinary prlco , ......too
Also a Full Line of Oaa nnd Oil Stoves, Felt,
Weather Strips, Furniture I Un
dies and Mechanics' Tools,
DAHDEH. & ROSS,
II AHDWARK AND CUTLERY,
Opposite Boston Dry Goods House,
PEN AN ACCOUNT
WOODS & CO.,
1100 F street northwest.
DEPOSITS, LOANS, EXCHANGE, COLLEO
Wo desire to call Special Attention to our
certificates ot deposit. Issued and hearlug In
tcrcat as follows, viz.:
0 days, Interest 3 per cent, per annum,
CO days, Interest I per cent, per annum.
CO days, Interest fl per cent, per annum,
Issued for both lurgo and small amounts,
IlankopensO.no, Closes 1.30. ile3-lm
IIOR AMERICAN WINES
Place Your Order With the
TO-KALON WINE COMPANY,
UHTourteonth street n, w. nov23
rilillS WBST -ND
neteenth st, and Pa, avo., Washington, D, O,
LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY.
Temporary Ofllccs: Comer Tenth and V streets
Under Act of Congress Approved October
Subject to tho "Supervision nf the Supreme
Court ot the District ot Columbia nnd tho "
Comptroller of the Currency.
Vecelves deposits and allows Interest on bal
ances, Issues certificates of deposit.
' Acts as Executor, Administrator, Guardian,
Trustee, Recelor, Assignee, Coinmltteo nt the
Estate of Persons Non Compos Mentis and
other business ot a fiduciary character.
INTEREST and DIVIDENDS collected for
customers WITHOUT UHARUE.
Guaranteed Investments furnished, Notes,
secured by deed of trust, for sale, Money
loaned on ilrst-class collateral security and on
Our new building, at the corner of Ninth and
r streets, Is being lilted tip with Sate Deposit
Vaults unsurpassed for safety and convenience.
Br.Ais-Anu II. WAr.HEn, President.
Jou.x Jot Eusok, Vice-President.
Wv. D. RonisoN, Secretary.
Wji. B. GcniKT, Treasurer.
Ciias. B. Diii.r.r,
Cuas. S. BAEEn,
Jauis L. BAiinocn,
11. S. Ccuiiinos,
J. J, Dahmnuton',
John Jot Eosoy,
Jon.f A. 1Ia.mh.tox,
AtuniT F. ox,
(I. C. Guyrv,
W. 11. UniLcr,
A. S. W
Jons II. I.Ans-En,
N. H. Shea, .
Jons A. Sworr,
T, S. Smtoiissteiit,
II. II. WAnvsn,
(.'jus. II. Wilkinson',
A. A, Wilson,
S. W. WooDWAim,
rilHIS SPACE IS RESERVED FOR FUTURE
GEORGE WHITE & SONS'
402 Maine avenue. del")
Finest Assortment ot
CELEBRATED FAIRBANKS & COLE'3
FAULTLESS 1IARDMAN PIANOS,
SUrERB "NEW SCALE" KIMBALL PIANOS,
rUI.L LINE OF SHEET MUSIC AND MUSIC.
W. (1. METZEROTT .t CO.,
1110 F street n. w. deistojat
HARTERED BY CONQHEsS 1S18.
FRANKLIN INSURANCE CO.
Of Washington, D. C.
CAF1TAL AND SURPLUS VJ-B.OOa 00
Haa never contested a loss by Are, but always
makes prompt and liberal adjustments.
DR. DANIEL B. CLARKE, Prest.
GEO. E. LEMON, Vlce-Prest.
CIIAS, 8. BRADLEY, Trcis.
I. FENWICK YOUNG, Sec'y.
WILL P. BOTELEIt, Ass't Sec'y.
For the com cnlcnce of persons lit Ing In the
eastern and western sections ot the city, ar
rangements have been mado by which they
can pay their gas bills during banking hours
NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
WE-sT END NATIONAL BANK,
Bills paid after the dlh ot each month will
not bo entitled to tho dlscouut ot S3 cents por
1,000 cubic feel.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT CO.
qiO THE PUBLIC.
Having retired from tho firm nt EMMONS A
DROWN. I take pleasure In Informing my
friends and tho public that I can be found ut
my ofl'.ce, Wl Tenth street north! est, w hero 1
um conducting a general
REAL ESTATE. LOAN and INSURANCE
Prompt nnd peisonal attention given to all
matters placed In my hands. Re -pettf ully,
JAMES F. BROWN,
C0I Tenth street n. w,
Telephono Call, 173-1. nortl
ijlOR THE "PUREST AND BEST OALU'OH
J.! nln Wines, at the most reasonable prkes,
go to the Sonoma California Wluo Company,
.117 Ninth stioot northwest,
deia-lm JOSEPH NEUMANN.
Bricklayer and Contractor,
1320 l'cmiHjlv-mln avenue northwest,
Wants to udtlso the public that Brickwork of
Eiery Description will receive Prompt Atten
tion at bis hands. Boiler Setting and Bakers'
Ovens a Bpcclalty, uot22
-KTHW YEAI.m'aT COffinTiAIIKB?"
OpenTFEDAY, HKCEMnElt !tl,
From n a.m. until J t. m.
Orel) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER III,
From ft n, in. until 11 p. m.
At requet ot dealers tliu Market wilt be
closed New Year's l)v.
PltlW'fON H. SMITH, Clerk.
Mllli: ANNUAL MEE FtN7 OF THE STOCK
.1 holders ot tho Continental Hotel Compviy
of Washington, 1). C, will bo held nt Room 'i I,
Pacific BulMIng, ii';l V street, Wflshln-cto.-t, D.
('., Mi MO.MlAY, JANUARY 14, 1HII, at 3
o'clock p, m,
deKt-St A. B. TALCOTT, Seeretary.
A LARGE DEDUCTION WILL
BE MADE ON ALL
AT MY BRANCH
STORE, 411 SEVENTH
TO REMOVING TO
LARGER .QUART ERS.
A FULL LINE or
INGS AND PICTURES
OF ALL GRADES ARE
ON HANI) AT MY
STORES, 1WI rENN."
AND 010 AND 411
W. II. VEEHHOIT, ART DEALER.
E ASTON ; RUPP,
Corner Pennsyhanla nve. and Thirteenth st.,
Hate lemoved to til I.tevcnth street n. w.,
Opposite Stir Ofllce. de-213m
OFFICE OF THE MUTUAL FIRE INSUIt
ANCE CO. ot D. (!., Washington, Die.
lU.lfSO. Policy holders aro hereby uotltled to
renew thrlr Insurance on or before tho LAST
MONDAY In DKCEMHER, taw, for the year
Itoi. Please renew enrly and thus avoll the
crowd of tbo last few dsvs.
deCt J. WESLEY BOTEI.EII, See.
TT FADING INSTRUMENTS.
1VERS J: PONDJ
Moderate prices. Easy terms. Old Instru
ment taken In part nsyment. Tuning and
repairing. Telephono 13).
SANDERS X. STAYMAN.
FRANK BUTLER, Manager,
Ml F Street N. W,
13 North Charles Street, Baltimore.
' " " nsl Broad Street, "Richmond, Va.
Ladles and Gents' PochetbooUs,
Plush and Oxldlrc.l Comb and Brush Cases,
Gold Pens and Pencils,
Fine Illustrated Books, all Standard Works.
Fine Selection ot Music Boxes, My
CALL AND EXAMINE.
JOHN C. PARKER,
017 and 010 Seventh Street Northwest,
ELEGANT LADIES' RESTAURANT,
Corner Tenth and F streets.
Theatre Parties a Specialty.
dclO-lm Prompt Sertlce. Polite Attention.
A MEETING OF THE STOCKHOLDERS
nt the Washington and Georgetown It'll I
way Company for the rlculou nt directors will
beheld at the ollliu of the (ompmy, George
tow u, on WEDNESDAY, tho 1 It Ii day ot Janu
'I he polls will bo opened rt ID a, in. an I
closed at tt m, Tiunsfer books will be dol
onthe'thof January, ts)!, mil oprnelon
January II. 1WH. II HURT, President.
C, .11, EOONES, Secret'iry. do ; i-l I
ritlli: GOODYEAR RUBBER COMPANY
1. wishes to cjiII atteiilloti to their suporlor
ouallty of Rubber Shoes and Boots ot oil kinds
for etrrv class. Now, Ladles nnd Gentlemen,
we aro tho leading house nt this kind In the
ellv. ('n)l nnd oxamlno prices. GOODYEAIt
HUD1IEK COMPANY. del! ltn
A SKATING HORROR.
lT-.li Mmiilic-it I'l'oplo llieuh Tlirough
tlMf leo nnil litiiy Ilrmvni'il.
LdMio.v, Dec. L"J. A terrible accident la
reported from Wnrwlck-on-.Vvmi. AVhllo
bcmtiiI tlioifatid skntera wcro dlsporliiiR
themselves on tho river nt that pl.ico tho
Ico siulileiily nnil Ithout n soimil of wnni
tni (Tiiekuit In tho miiUllo nf tho river,
Ah liiiincnso llssuro otiened, tlirougli
which tnmo llvo hundred ot tho skater
wero plunged into tliu icy wtiters.
A cry of horror nroso from tho Bpecl't
tor:, wliilo tho nioro foitunuto of tho
skntenliM notimvlii reaching tho river
imuKs, When tho llrst shock was over u
number of peojilu hurried to tho resctto of
tho druwiiln HkatcrH, nnd n numher of
them were pulled out, hut it ia (cured that
ninny were drowned, nn n largo number
nro iiiUhIiij-;. Tho latest reiHirta htato that
t-ovciitceu hodle liavo lieen recovered,
miiunj; tliem sceral women.
Ciiiiiitt'rfeltnra' Outllt I'liiiml.
J.iviNtii-TO.N, Mo.nt., Dec. 9. Lately n
band of counterfeiters liavo been Uoodlnj;
.Montium with fcllvcr (Inllara, hut tho
Unlteil Btatca olllccrs liavo been piuzlod
ns to llio location of tlio couuterfeltera'
den. Saturday rultcd fitnte) MiiMhal
Devoo found n desei ted rabln near tlr.iv
Cliff, on the Crow reservation, In which
weioull tbo ujiparutus for tho iiiniiiil'uo
turoof tbo spurioui coin. A man named
1'rauk Kills was found In tlioloeallty and
iiriesled. llo refuses to bay anything,
A Dublin Ktiii'l; llrohor Donil.
Nkw York, Dee, 29. A iirlreto cablo
dUpntcli from Dublin sayi1 that a large
htocl; broker ilulng buslnes'j In that city
A later private cablegram from London
dtutei) Unit tho Dublin failure Is that of
Du Ilodot.thu president of tho Dublin
A N'Jft.OOO l'lio.
I'a&saic, N. J,, Deo. 29. l'lro horo yos
terday burned Tnylor'n clothing liouso
nnd tho furniture sloro of It. It. llordiui.
Tliu loss is 25,000.
ini: olllcor nf tbo Petrel rcpoits her a.tto
nrrlvnl nt HI. Lucia,
AdM.NST AllMiONMI'.NT. Cilpttllll I!3
lini rciorled to Seerctury 1'na'tor ng.ilnst
the iroposltlnn to abandon Kort llldwcll,
Cul., as u military pot.
UntfAKRII HtO.M I.tMIIMTV. TllO I'rcal-
dent has signed the bill rele.ishmH. II.
HrooUs, iis!slaiit trensiircr United .State
nt Him rrauclco. nnd hli curcllei f rom
liability for low of tlO.OOO.
lllt.tji PiriNrtK. Tho President thli morn
Itm signed tho following publlo bttlldlui;
Cnmdcii, Arl:., S2.r,000.
1'argn, N. D.,SI(K,UOO.
llentrlcc, Noli., $(10,000.
Civil. Runvicr. r.vVMtsVTio.v. An ex
amlnntlon will bo held nt tbo rooms of the
f'lillf"criico Commission on tbo Ulth of
Juiiuniv. 1S91. to 1111 nn cxNttni! vne.inev
iu the iHisitioii of drnftsman ni $'X)0icr
nnuumin tho olllco of tho United State
Coast nnd flcodette Survey. Tho subject
nf tbo examination nro: iicUcr-writing,
..cogrnphy, nrltbmetie, algebra, d&scrlptlve
geometry, plnno trigonometry, shadcinnil
shadows and drawing.
Army Ordit.. 1'rlvnte Clement
O'llvrne, released from military prison
nt 1 nrt Leavenworth; I.Iciitennnt-Coloncl
Clinrleji V. Ilyrne, surgeon, has been de
tailed ns a member of tho Army retiring
board at San Antonio, Tex. lly direction
of tho Seeretary of War, Sergeaut-Xtnjor
George, It. (Jnrnett, Tenth Cavalry, now
on furlough in this city, has been ills-
(.nnrgeu. major cicpnen 1.1, (Aiwurey,
surgism, has been granted an extension ot
Y.M.tifs or Forkkik CotNi. ThoDlrcctor
of tho Mint has estimated and tho Secre
tary of tbo Treasury proclaimed the
value of foreign coins, to 1)0 followed iu
estimating tho value nf foreign mcr
cbandKe Importc I on and after January 1,
IR01. Tiio value of silver used In aliilng
foreign silver coins was tbonverage price
paid bv tho Treasury Department for tho
silver purchusedduringtlion,uarti'r ending
December .11, 18i0, 1..: tFHHl.57 per lluo
WiiKxJruKV v.tt.1. I.iiwi:. Tho Army
and Navy nlllccrs who have been detailed
as commissioners for tho K-qinsltlnn to
Centrnl and South America leave Wash
ington on tho evening of New Year's day
for Chicago to mako the ncitualnt
nlico nf the Director General and
other ollleers nf tho exposition, and fundi
uri iruthcmselvea with tlio uft'.ilr.s and plans
nf Hie exsItlo!i ieoplo before starting
uiMin llu-lr mMoiis. They aro all Intend
ing to leave for their pots from the -0th
to the ."iltli of January.
N.vi. (iimi'iis. Carpenter Wlllam I..
Mnylcswlll hold himself in readiness for
orders to the Marlon.
Carpenter llenjiimln I'. Markham his
liieii nrderisl to duty under the general
stnre-Uccpor, Norfolk Navy-Yard.
l'n.slgu Roger Welles, from the nautical
school-shlpSt. Mary's, and nrderisl to duty
In (i iiiiertlonwllbtheWoild'.-l Columbian
( art enter H. M. flrlfllth ordered from
the Cldcago to tho New York Navy-Yard.
Carpenter Chuilcs H. llogau from tho
Navy-Yard, New York, to tho Chicago.
Tho orders of AMstnut Naval Von
strttrtnr D.ivld W. Taylor to tho Navy
Yard, Norfolk, have been revoked.
JIitTAi.f.io Sr.xi)iii tiii: Vis nr
Yaiitj'. t-'ccretiiry Windom In u number
of cnsc-l lrcs( ntcd to lilm bus di-elded that
the ruble nf ltu-sla must ho taken nt a
value of (IS cents. Tho contention wa
made that the currency In wguo In
Russia, In which all commercial trans
lations are based, is the pajier ruble,
which Is depi eclated from the coin ruble,
and t but customs ollhers i-houM use tho
paper ruble as a basis in assesriug duties
on goods Imported from Russia. Secre
tary Windom. while admitting the Jus
tit c, In a measure, of the contention,
(inotesseition 02 of thu act of October 1,
lhOO, and the ease of Heclit against Magone,
in tlio United States Circuit Court of New
Yolk, as compelling him to leeognUo tlio
coin ruble, of ltuvla, as well as the metal
lic ttnndards nf the countries.
IIii-b Oi'i:M.t). Hlds wcro opened this
afternoon for the construction of two
brick double houses at the Naval Acad
emy, Annapolis, Mil, Tho house- are to
bo dclivcrc-d completo In cvciy respect,
Tho bids were:
Halldav .t Richardson, Winhlngldn:
Clii-.s :i, 21,;u0; class 0, S20,(XI0. l'jillhi
WeWi it Son, llaltlmorc: Clas 1, ?2l,00ij;
class 2, 20,KK): clai-s I), SSUJii'l; class 1,
ftM,7St; cla.s ), ?20,2T;; cla-sll. gj,n.
llrlght it ilumphreys, Washington:
Clios I, -t3.3,700; class LYS-W.BIO; class .1,
27,12; (hiss i,2l,510; class S, 27,tS0;
class 0, $27,79,").
I'lnyer it Atom, Washington: Class 1,
$12,810; class 2, ,13,I2I; class II, tjLM,U);
class I, ?U,737; class ft, 13,090; class 0,
lltiiry r. Oct, AVashlngton: Class 1,
?E1,500; clays 2, ?ll,.'!00; class !), $27,rpi;
class 4, SliyXiO; class .I, -jlLlUU; class (I,
(Jwlng to a misunderstanding tho two
last bids wcio for ono house, hut none of
litem cm Liuiicepted, as they go beyond
CoriifMos .'loxi:!), Tho l'rosldcnt
this morning signed tho commissions of
the following nlllccrs, District mllltln:
I). h. -M. l'o.votto, chief of ordnance,
Willi rank ofmajot,
l'runk Aldrleh, quartciniastcr-general,
with rank of major.
Thomas D. hlnglelon, aldo-de-camp,
with rank of cnptalu.
(leorgo lIendeiHou, 6iugeon-general,
with lank of major.
Gilbert Thompson, lint lieutenant In
William I'dward Uorlon, alde-do-camp,
with rank of captain.
James T. Simpson, second lieutenant
Company C of tho Third Datlallou of In
fantry. l'rank Schwnr, aide-de-camp, with tho
milk of captain.
Jtichard A. l'ylcs, surgeon, Second ltegl
meut nf Infantry, with tho rank uf cap
tain, Units 1'. l'arabee, tusiwctorof rlllo prae
tlco lViuith llattallou of Infantry, with
lanknf llrst lieutenant.
ltichard .1. Harden, llrst lieutenant
Company A, l'ourth Dattnllonof Infautrv,
Albert VAY Dell, second lieutenant Com
pany O, Fouith llattallou of Infantry.
Harry Walsh, captain Company A,
1'nurth llattallou of Infantry.
(leorKo A. Drown, captain Company C,
Fourth llattallou of Infantry.
Coi.fMiiux i:xi'0.iiTtON. fleorgo It.
Davis, Director-General nf thoColumblau
l!)osltlon, has addressed tho 1 'resident a
let I er, asking lilm to scud iuvltntlouH to
other American Republics, and names
the following ollleers of tliu Army and
Navy for the service:
To the republic of Mexico, Llouteuant A. C.
Baker, I' h. N.; to the republics of (luateinili,
Nleariigua, Salvador and Costa Rica, Lieuten
ant George P, hirlien, l', S, A lathe leimbllc
of Honduras ami tho ItillUh rolony of Hon
duras, Cnptalu Gilbert P. Culion, V. S. A ; to
tho repaid!1 of WnciitcU nnd tho Gulaiu
(olonles, I.leutenaiit Roger Wells, Jr., U s. N j
to tho republic ot Peru. Lieutenant William
E. baiford, t'.S. N.: to the republic of Chill,
..tiuiit.niii viii, nil i. itiii.ivii, v, ... .1., in lit"
Argcatinu Republic and the republics ot
Uruguay and Paraguay, Surgeon 1), N. Hoi
telcfto, r. K. N.i to tlni rep'ihlle ot llrall.
Captain Alexander ltodgers, I'. S. A., mid
Lieutenant Frank E. hawer, U. S. N.
Tho Utter adds;
1 lime the honor to request, also, that these
ofllcers bo Instructed to carry to tho presidents
ot the several South American republics and
go-iornors ot the colonies, formal letters ot In
vitation from jourself to such presidents and
gumnors, reiiuestlng, til the nsmo ot the Gov
eminent and the peojile nt tho t'ulte.t States,
that they participate In the appropriate com
memoration ot the four hundredth anniversary
ot thu discovery ot America by Columbus, aud
that tbey appoint special commlsjlouers to col
i.icuieuaui i. uarii's u. iiuwior, u, n. ,.1 in ino
led and brine for exhibition nt (he prow I
( oliimblnn ExpiHlH.in ouch articles ns will
most Ally and fully lllutrato their resinn-v,
their producls, their hlslory nnd Ihelr sjelil,
(ommcrelal and Induslrhl to 1 lltlon,
Aumy Oiimiis. Hv direction nf the Sec
retnry of Wnr, Colonel Cliauueey M -Keevcr,
nyslslni.t adjutaut-gem'r.il, hn
t'ceu ordered to prouod after Jaiiuiry I
to West Point, Nhw York, and nrike nn
inspettlou of tho United States Military
First Lieutenant Ogdcn llnffcrty, assist
nut surgeon, hns been relieve I from duty
nt Fort Houston, Texas, nnd transferro 1
to Camp 1'agli. 1'u.ss, Texas.
Major William H. 1'owcll. Twcnly-c-ond
Infantry, tins lifcniletnll'vl as a mo n
ber or the Hoard of Ollleers to convene at
Washington Barracks, District nf Colum
bia, for the examination nf ollleers to de
termine their Illness for promotion, vlco
Major Louis Hi Carjiontcr, Fifty Cavalry,
Tbo following-named odlcers will re
liort to l.teutenunl-CotonclLaltbett I.. Liv
ingston, Third Artillery, picsldont of tho
Dxuminlng Hoard to convene at Washing
ton llarracks, District nf Columbia, for
examination l.y the board as to their
fitness for promotion: First Lieutenant
I.ocii C. Allen, Sixteenth infantry; First
Lieutenant Thomas G. Townscud, Sixth
TO WOnK UNDER WATEIt.
A Wonderful Hiibiniiiliin Toipoilo lloal
Detroit, Dee. 29. Tho Detroit Hoat
Company is construcling a snbmnritio
craft of which great thing arc expected.
Tho vessel is 10 feet long, 0 feet beam and
1 1 feet depth of hold. Tho mechanism W
somewhat similar to that of the subma
rine torpedo bout. 1'lcotrlc storage bat
teries will bo used for storing ovygen,
giving light and furnishing the motive
'Jin? Improvement over the torpedo
boat Is said to consist lu the buoyancy of
thccriitt, which will come to tlio surface
us soon as the electric motor Is stopped,
whereas tho machinery of the tornodo
boat must h working to bring it to the
sunaco oi mo water, ticsiuosa screw
wheel nt tho stem, there wilt be two
wheels on either sldo of tho new craft.
Turning an electrli) switch will eau'etho
boat to rise or plungodocper til the water.
It Is lining built as n olensure craft, hut tf
It proves successful the Government will
be requested to consider Its adoption as u
A NATIONAL (JALLKRY.
Cnliiue Iilen for Great Gallery of
History nnil Art.
Mr. Franklin W. Smith of Iloston Is
exhibiting nt the Arlington a design by
New York architects for n national gallery
of history nnd art, which he suggest 1)2
erected by popular -subscription in ft park
comprising shveral hundred acres nearthls
city nt an estimated cost nf ?.",OiX,ixrj.
A font tire i-f Jtil.-a idea ts tho prop lie 1
reproduction of tho t'untlieou, to bo dedi
cated to Columbus, and to be surrounded
by galleries lllled with pictures Illustrative
of American history. Tlio other great
divisions of history will be Included lu
oilier gullerlcn with works of sculpture,
painting nnd all other branches of art.
TEXAN:-) FEAU SMALL-POX.
Passengers 1 mil Houston Not Allowed
to l.vo Itiillinait Trains.
Has Antonio, Tkx.vs, Dee. 9. The olU
clals of tlieSouthem I'aclllc Hallway here
declare Hint when the commissioners or
Foit llend County quarantined against
Houston on account of small-pox tbo rail
road authorities were not unfilled in any
ninnncr; even the station agents know
nothing ot it,
Passengers arriving yc-.tord.iv reiort
lhely times ut Itlcliiiioiiil.Stad'oril, l!o-eu-liurg
and other stations on that section.
Those who wished to get off were met by
armed men, who compelled them to re
main on the train. The malls were deliv
ered. ROUND HOUSE DESTROYED.
A I)latimi ITro tVlileti Daiinigeil
It.w Man, X, C, Dec. 29. A llio occurred
ycttciday morning iu tlio new round
house of (ho ltiilelgh and Gn-ton Kailroad
Company, which is used for tho purimso
of housing tliu locomotives nf the Sea
board Hallway system. Tho building was
valued at $20,000, and there wcro seven
teen mglms lu the house. Tho engines
wcro valued nt u, er $200,000. Thomimd
house was entirely destroyed, but the loco
motives were gotlen out In time to avoid
their total destruction. They sustained
considerable damage, however, which will
prevent their use lor some time.
ANTI-IilDNAPEItH AT WORK.
A l.i'itgn-i to Keep Homo l'eople Out of
-Vliiit-lloiises .lluKes mi Atqicnl.
Ni.w York, Dec. 29. Tho new Anil
Kidnaping I.enguu's national commltteo
to-day Issued an nddro.-s to tho public
stating that many rauo persons have bocu
proved lu couit lately to be Illegally Im
prisoned in lunatic asylums, and that hlK'll
iiuprisonnieut Is easily inilhtcd without
trial, and bard tn escape from. Tliey s iy
that rich peojilo whose property Is coveted
and ersoiiH w hose spouses wish to get rid
of tin m are specially liable lo kidnaping.
Tbo committee ask all w ho know uf such
cases aud all who feel themselves lu dim
ger of such Incarceiallon to write to their
Mcrctnry, MI-s C. C. Lathrop.
1 haul, im1 by tlio Czar.
St. J'i.ti.imil'RO, Dec. 29. Tho following
Is from thulextof the letter wiltten on
behalf of tho Czar by M. do Glers, the
ltusslnn Minister nf Foreign Affairs, ac
knowledging the recent resolutions of
thanks to the Car adopted by the Ilrltish
and American Cougregatlouallst Church
for tlio largo measure of libeity always
enjoyisl by it in tlilscountry:
The Emperor, being acquainted with tho eln
fluent and svmpiithellc testimony I gathered nt
the iclchiatloti uf tho Jublleo of the American
(liurrh, has deigned to charge me tn convey his
thanks to thu members of tho ihiireh. Ills
Mnjchty has almi been Informed us to tho
sentiments expresso 1 lu thu resolution, a (opy
of whlih)ou huvu given me.
Accept the iisMiranro ot m. mint illstlu
gulshcd (onslderntloii. 1)K GlKiis.
"MAFIA" IN DETROIT.
The Iliilluii hoelety Tlireiitens mi Kill lor
With Its XeiiKi'iiiii'i.
DiTiioiT, Mien., Dee. 29. Through tlio
utidnlngof CharlvH A. Mooio of this city
to asst In tho defense of the Italians ac
cused of murdering Chief nf 1'ollce Hen
nessey ot New Orleans, it has leaked nut
that a branch of the dreaded -Matin exist
lu this city. It Is said that thu society
hero numbers eighteen or twentj mem
bers. Tho managing editor of n Detroit
daily has a letter In his possession which
Is signed "Mallu," and which orders him,
under penalty nf vague threats, lo dr.ip
tlio use of tho woiil''Dugo" for Italian
In his uewspaiier.
1'tro Ucsults fiom u lull.
1'i.l'KSKH.l., N. Y., 1'iv 29. The exten
sive carriage house and other valuable
outbuildings on the otatonf "lloscnbel,"
owned bv M. Hlovvart of til Ka-t Flftv-
ilfth ktml, New York, formerly owned
by Hev. 1 Ini ry Ward lloeeher, were
burned to tho ground this morning. L ss
$20,t.X). Two horses were burned to
death, Thu lire was caused by tho care
taker, Thomas S. Cochran. While
ascending a ladder to tho haymow the
ladder broke and ho fell among thu feed
with n lighted lantern iu his hand imm
dlutely setting tho placo lu a bluzo.
Fee tho Suits and Overcoats marked
down to $9,00, Flscmau llrcn., 7th and 11,
'UK I'OSTOKKICK S1TK.
Till'. COURT IN (!KXERAIiTER.U M VKVH
The Opinion Delivered by .lustier Jntues
'Hie Government's Right lo Anpilre
Hie Property by Conilcmi'ntliiii Up
licltl Instiiietlnas Issued to the Ap-rnl-cts.
'J be attorneys for properly holder nnd
others Interested In llio ('iiiidetiinntory pro
ceedings In square "121, the site for the now
city i-oslofllco, nppearnl before Justice
James In tbo Court lu General Term this
morning nnd listened to tlie Instructions
which ho deilveresl to the commission of
appraisers appointed to condemn the prop
erty in the square.
Jitstlco James delivered nn exlianstlyc
opinion, in which the Government's rigid
of eminent domain was upheld, nnd tho
right to condemn private property for
public use, tho Just compensation to he
ascertained by impartial arbiters. Ho
quoted many authorities, and concluded
by gtv ing the follow lug Instructions to the
Having explained the grounds of nur
conclusions wo have now to iiimnuuca to
the Commissioner) the following in
structions: 1. The lot contained In square ."ii nro
to be apjiralsed ns. several properties; hut
If the same party owns several contiguous
parcels, the Commissioners may make nu
aggregate award covering the value of
2. The Government Is to pay tho fair
market value nf the property with refer
ence to tho most advantageous use to
which It can be put by privuto iierson or
.1. If there are several Interests as estates
for life, and remainder, or leasehold and
reversion, in one parcel, the proper course
is to nscertnlu tlio entire ctmiiions.ition
to be paid for the feo simple, not divided
Into successive Interests, and as if it be
longed to one person; and then to nppsr
Hon the same among the different parties
in interest by dedtiitlng thcretrom thu
market value of such life estate or leasu
hold. I. The market value of a leaso Is the
present valuolu money r the remainder
nf thu term; that Is, what it would be
woith (above tho obligations of the lease)
to an usslgneo or ptircluier who was will
ing and able to assume and perform all
the obligations of thu lease,
B. When un unexpired term of a Iohj
is found by thu Commissioners t be of
value, they will llrst tlx and ascertain tha
amount of such valuo in emu sum, and
then statu tho amount that such sum is l'i
be reduced ier mouth until the actiiil
taking of tho property by the Unite 1
States; aud if such leaso uxplres but ira
such occupation, then the tenant shall n it
be entitled to anything, and the nni.iiiut
of st.ch reduction in the nun case and nf
tlie total disallowance lu the other skill
be piiviible to the owner nf tho fee.
0. While It is piojier to show how the
property Is u-esl, as evidence of the uses to
which it Is adaptable, It Is inompetont to
golntotlieprolltsnf the business carried
on upon the property.
7. No damages (jiii he allowed for In
juryto basilic arising from a removal,
or lor the expenses of moving.
, 8. No damages can be allowed for loss
in the value ol fixtures arising front re
9. NocouH'nsatloii can bo allowed to
ti uant whose only interest hi tho prop
erly Is a tenancy at will or by Miffcriiuce.
10. The Cominls doners are authorized
In estimating tho value of the Globo The
atre building, on nilgin-d tot 10, In s piaro
1129, toiiiduiie aud value, as part thereof,
the scenery, diop curtains, nslidsto cur
tain, orchestra di.ili-, heating tiiruaee,
electric lighting apparatus, plumbing and
gas llxturcs, stage bocs, gallery aud other
lltllngs belonging to said building, and
not placed there aud belonging to th'j
11. The ten-foot alley in square .Tl.'l not
appearing upon tho original plan of tho
square, but being laid out upon laud taken
from "evcrid of the lot as originally laid
out, the feu of the samo was not con
denied nor dedicated to puhliu use, and
only mi casement for an alloy way was
taken. The Comnti-sloners will thercfoio
appraise I lie picsent market valuo of each
pan el of land nilglnally contributed, sub
ject tn the iierjictunl easement nf thu alloy,
thu same to lie paid, If found tn haven
market value, to tho person shown to bo
thu owners nf such contributed parcel
12. Tho Commissioners will hear such
parties in interest as may demand to he
litaid, touching the value of their re
spective interests, and may take other
testimony a to values, lo which testimony
they aro to give only such weight as iu
their liidi.Tiiont It m.'iv lin i'Titllb.,1 tn. ntul
they may, at their discretion, limit tho
number of witnesses to hooxiimlucd upon
any particular branch of the case.
19. 'I ho petitioner will llrst bo given an
opportunity to oiler such evidence as ho
may desire touching the boundaries of thu
siveial parcels embraced lu tlio square;
then tliu several owners and other parties
lu Inteiest may introduce! evldeneo In
such order us to the particular parcels a
thu Commissioners may deem convenient,
touching the wduu nt their respective In
terests. Tho petitioner may then Intro
diuu evidence in reply, and thu owners
and other parlies lu Interest may Intro
ilitco re-butting evidence,
11. Thu Commissioners will fix their
own da) s nnd hours for meeting and thu
length uf their sessions, hut should pro
ceed with all possible, dispatch to tho c m
plction aud return ol the assessment, and
all adjournments should bo to a day and
LI, Thu .Marshal will provide suitable
accommodations for tho sittings of tliu
Commission lu tho Court House building,
and will In ncrson or bv deniitv attend
their sessions and preserve order during tho
same, and will summon such witnesses as
may lie desired by any party to the causo.
The expense of servleo ot summons as
well as thu clerk's fees for Issuing the
subpunus and tho attendance fees of llio
witnesses aru to bo paid by tho United
States us a cost Incidental to tho assess
ments. 111. Huvlng completed their labors the
Commissioners will reimrt the lesult
theicof in writing to thu court.
lii'iul In tlio Snow.
Ni.w Yoiik, Dee. 29. l'rank A. Farly, 10
year old, of-HComtlandt street, was found
dead this morning In a snow heap at the
corner Frankfoit and I'earl streets. HLs
body was taken to thu Oak street police
station. IJirly was an operator on the
waiting list of tlio Woslern Union Tele
graph Company. His wife aud child are
living at Newburg, N. Y.
iMiivNvrons, l.Nii., Deo. SI. Yclerday
was a gala day lu local Chinatown. Sam
l.uug'slaundry was thosccno of tliu merry
making preliminary to the Masniilacoro
monies w blch will bo celebrated to-il.iv at
thu Kimo place, All day Saturday China
men wuie arriving from various p.irts or
t lie State to either witness or participate In
YniuiL- (liirlleld Is to Marry.
Clin vein, Dei'. 29. JnuiiM It. Garlleld, a
son of tho late President JnmcH A. Gar
lleld, took out a llcensn Saturday In this
city to marrv Ml Helen Newell, a Chi
cago lady. Miss Newell Istheilaughter of
John Newell, president nf tliu Lake Shorn
road- Mr, durlleld s ao Is given tt o,
and Miss Nowcll's as 21,
Member of Piilllaiui'iit lleuil.
Lomjox, Dec 29.-Mr Thomas HIclu
ardsou, I ulonlst, member of IIoiuo of
Commons for Hartlepool, Is dead.
Mill WAS A LITTLE THIEF.
An i:tini'ii-,M ai-iilil (llil lli-iil mi I'.tsy
Way nf .Selltnr; Yrlni'lpi'ili'.
Ni.w York, Dee. 29. In the Yorkvlllo
1'ollee Court yesterday was an interesting
co'c in which the principal were young
sters under 13 years. The charge was that
of lurtony, preferred against !l-voar-oM
Annie Fay by 12-year-old .lame Klernan
nf 1321 Second avenue, 'I lie prisoner was
n dirty-looking little tv,lrl, w ho refuse I ab
solutely lo answer tlio Police Justice's
It iip -car thai the liny met Anulo last
Saturday evening nn l'iit avenue. She
told him that, as she was about lo leive
town, she would dsiwe of two vehiel
(dcsfor$2. .hniios showed mllsp-islilim
to hoy, and she Informed lilm that the
money (nuld be left with nil acquaintance
named Francis Klein, who I 10 viurs old
nnd lives nt SI.Nty-nlnth street and Socolid
avenue, nnd that she would send the
vclotlpislc". Jninos did so, and Immedi
ately nflerAnnlo callesl nu Francis and
took the money, saying tliat Klernan
winded It back.
Young Kleriiiin looked high and low for
the girl, but she had disappeared, and It
was not until yesterday morning that ho
saw ber walking on Second nvenuo. Then,
with the charactcrlstli! way nf a young
American, he walked up to her and,
taking her arm, (-sorted her to the Sixty-icvcnlh-r.treit
lmllcu station, where he li-tl
in riu marge oi too ponce. J lie girt ex
hibited a demeanor of total Indifference,
nnd the judge put her in charge nf Ihu
Socii ty for the Prevention of Crilellv to
Chlldicii until she is wanted for examina
DEATH ENDED THE HONEYMOON,
The llilde Pound hy tin- Ito-iilsliln With
ll lloltlo of l'ntsim.
Hi I iat, Dec. 29. Seven weeks ago a
miner named McDowell, who had nc
qulrcd a fortune by diamond digging In
the Cape, married n handsome young
woman nt Kimberly. Griqualand-Wcst,
South Africa. After the soleninl-Mtton nf
the man Inge the newly married couple
mllcd for Ireland where they intended
ssvuilliigtho honeymoon. In the course
nf their lour tlirough Ireland McDowell
and Ids young wife visited Han or, twelve
nili(s distant fiom tbisiilv.
Yesterday the body of the bride was
found lying by the roadside with a bottle
which contained poison bv her side.
The tragedy has ercalesl u decided sen
sation, and the theory of suicide Is by no
means undisputed. The police are roll
rent, declining to give nut more than the
filets above set forth,
The husband of thedead woman has not
yet Ikcii placed under nrrcst.
A HAI1I1I ARRESTER.
He Gtuntcit Dlsiirrvs to Ignorant Polish
nnil Hussion .!rwi.
Nkw Yoi.k, Dec. ED. Th- efforts of
the United Hebrew Charities to break up
the nefarious tialllc crriled nu among Hi.'
Ignorant liii-sliin and Polish Jews hy llio
so-called "Jtaliliis" yielded their first
fiults jesterjluy. Iliilihl S. M.SIssUlud.
who bus imdniihlcdly is-ucsl more of
these fraudulent divorce than auv one hi
the business, was nrrestod yesterday af
ternoon cnargcii wim ooiaimug
under false ptclenses.
Later hewus released on fimilshins
ball.' Sisskind's methods have been thor
oughly InvcMieutcd, and the number of
dl'orcs which he hn-igrntilcl In I'te ?st
ten j ears is -simply appalling. '1 hey run
up to thirty and foity a vear, for which
he received all tho way iriitu $10 to$."i)
cneh. In most cases th" pintles .so di
vorced have remarried, so that tho iiuiu
liernf Itii'shm aud Polish Jews Indluubhs
for bigamy must be astonishingly large.
DANGERS OP THE DEEP.
Stioug llend Imls, Iliinj fiali h anil
ltaln unit ,-snmt.
Doston, Dec. 29. Tho steamers Sar
matlau and Bavarian, which arrived at
this port yesterday, showisl marks of
rough ticntmcnt by the elements, Tho
Sarmallan, which ramu from Glasgow,
rcpoits a very rough passage. Up to Dj
ccniher 17 she met strung south and south-wc-t
winds, followed hy strong
gales iinm the westward, The
gales brought on heavy head seas, which
continued until this port was made. The
Bavarian, from Liverpool, December 13,
bad an unusually stormy passage. For
the llrst three days she liad fairly good
weather, lint from the fourth day until
Iloston light was made had a continuous
struggle with strong head winds, heavy
gales and rain and snow, lint Utile dam
age was done lo either of the above ves
sels, but Captain l.ovo of British steamer
Tyiuhde, from Mediterranean poits, had
a different tide to tell.
Nutluc- Gim-iiiiiis!ili at -stake.
Hvinioiii), Conn., Dec. 29. Tho Repub
lican members of Connecticut'. Leglsla
turcnow hope to obliterate llio majority
of twenty-four votes by which tlio Demo
crats of tliu Mate lu November eleeted
Judge .Morris Governor. Tlio minority,
having llielower Houseof the Legislature,
hopolo call hi and count as part of tho
gubernatorial vote 12S Republican vot.-s
rejected in Htldgctwrt because ol" pencil
marks nnd 102 Prohibition votes In various
towns, rejected because tbo word "for"
w ns used before thu titles of llio ollleej or
that the names of the candid lies were
wiilten Instead of printed. Tills would
illiterate the lire-sent majority and throw
the (in Hon of Governor into the Legisla
ture. Tlio Democrats claim it would be
unconstitutional for tlio Legislature to
thus go behind tho returns as to tho vote
uf an olllelul not a member of Its own
'llnrturn of Opium, Not Whisky.
l'lTTMiucn, V., Dec. 29. Italian labor
ers at work In tho ii4W of tho Harris
Drug Company's recent fire found and
stolu therefrom among other things a
two-gallon stock bottle of tincture of
opium In good condition. They smellod
the stopper, decided that the contents was
whisky, and one of them was about to
lake a dec)) draught when thu bottlo was
taken trom lilm by an overseer. It con
tained enough poison to wipe nut the
Italian population of Pittsburg.
Dentil of a l'lDiiiliiciit .lliisoti.
Svn Frvncisii), Dec. 29. Alexander G.
Ala 11, lino of the most prominent Masons
on the I'aclllc Coa-t, died at Ids residence
Inlhlseily clcrday. Hewn born In
New Yolk In LSls and came to California
iu 1st". He held theolllce ofgniudsoero
lary uf tlio Grand Lndgouf Free and Ac
cepted Masons for thirty-five years. He
was also grand commander of California
Coumiiilidery, No. t, Knights Templar,
for eight -.onio. His ftmer.il takes placo
To I'll ro Out Toledo.
Toi.eihi, Ohio, poo. 20. Prenldtjiit Thur
man nf thu Association aud Chris. Von
ler Alio nil lvesl lost night tn confer with
President Kilchatu of the Toledo Club,
with a view tn getting Toludn nut of the
Ast-oclaiJjjn. The conference will take
j)lai(Way'; 'I hey will propose t hut To
ledo withdraw peaceably, and Intimate
that If Kelcbaiu lefuses t withdraw the
iubwlll he squeezes! out lu some other
To Ai tango for a I lefa niter's llxtra ill Holt
Nr.vv Yokk, Dec. 29. An olllclal of the
District Altornev's nfllei- left for Wash
ington to-day to consult with the Statn
Dcj urtuient lilmut tbo extradition of
Fugiuo Piquet, the defaulting cashier of
the Lancashire Insurance lompany, who
skipped with $1ih) bclongm.; to tlio
cciiul-any. liquet Is now lu Geneva,
Switzerland, where ho win captured a few
FI.AS1II) UXDI.U TIIISI...
A NEW LAW FOR THE JEWS TO HI!
All Endeavor to Consolidate the Govern
mentis of the Continent In Refusing
Socialist niut Other Agltitnri a
Refuge Tall Soldiers fur Emperor
LoNliox, Deo. 29. According to Berlin
udvlco Chancellor von Caprtvl 1 In active
Including France, nn the Socialist ues
tlon, the object belngtonrrlvc, if possible,
nt a common understanding as to tho
treatment of the more dangerous class of
of fioclullsl agitators, who now, when
driven (jlm one country, plot
against ItMfrom ncios tho borders
of nnotlicrM The main dllliculty in
(he way of M arrangement is said to bo
I'nglaud's Uri-tinent U'hiii furnishing n
lefuge to nil fugitives for whoso offense
theie is a political coloring.
A St. Petersburg correspondent state"1
that a new law nirnllist Ihu Jews will bo
proinulgulesl with the opening of the new
jear. It forbids selling, leasing or niorl
(ngliig to a Jew any Stale within tbo em
pire; nil privileges herctoforoL'rauted tii
certain Jewish merchant as lo tlio iiivncr
(hlii of real estate are cancelled; Jewish
attisans who have b-H-n iHrmiltcsl to re
side out.sldo or the Hebrew pale will liavo
to return. The misery cnu'iequent uiviii
thl new clems) ran hardly bo estimated.
Christian aiding Jews toovado the regu
lation arc to be punished.
A llrrlin letter says that tho I'mperor I
following tliu example nf Frederick Ihu
Great 111 enlisting the tallest men that (-m
1 o found for Ins guiirds. The latest uo
quisltlrii is a young llhlnelauder whosn.
biiuht Is seven tell louraud a half Inches.
He is the tallest man In the guards sluo:
Homo Secretary Matthews ha been In
( nsultatloii with Um magistrate uf I.-iu-
ruslilre iu regard to tho eslahl shmeut :
tlio wnipping-posi ii a p.-uaitv lor tliu
crime criuiuonly called "scuttling" or
running amuck, w hlch Is hecomlng iiliirm
Ingly ftequent iu towns of Nnrtlivvisteni
Kngland. 'I ho i-ci-snns guilty of It nut
tlirough a crowd, .stabbing right mid left,
nnd olteu creating a panto more Injurious1,
In results thuu the Immediate Injury in
Dieted. The present law is said to bo in
ndiquiitc as a de'errelit.
This is Mr. Gladstone's hist birth-luy.
Mist nf the newspapers nf all isilltle-.il
sbrdts notice tho event at some length,
and even the uncoinproiutslng on--lonenls
cf the venerable statesman st
lolilleul view jiralso his virility ami
qualities of hi i-ersoual tharartcr.
It lislalisl on apparently goisl aulbnrltv
Hint the government will withhold thu
irisii Local (iovernmenl hill until tin;
dispute between the Irish factions is
While n huge number of guests wero
hi Ing entertained at Kusl nor Castle, in Led
bury, lest night, lire broke out lu tlio
building, causing it panic among the in
thu servants and citizens, thu castle, one of
tho most ancient and Interesting in Kng
land, wu saved fiom total destruction, but.
a number ol rare books and tapestries ir
priceless value wero ruined.
Sunday was spent lu earnest confercne-i
by tlio rpriseutrllven of tin" Seottish
railway strikers at Glasgow-, aud It I
slutesl that u satisfactory proposition may
be looked for from tho railway compa
nies lu tho early part of the week. Whiln
there Is little or no sufferlrg among tint
strikers, there is nn nppulllng amount uf
want among fumlHosiIcprivcduf sup nrt
by tho closing of shli-yarils and other
slabllsbmenls, owing to tho strike; and
Ihopmsuro uf public opinion fnrasHtlu
mcut is such that the directors cm hardly
'J he latest account from Paris slate that
Mr. I'ariuilaud.Mr. O'llrieu will probi
bly meet lu conference nn Tuesday, all
drnliiNto the contrary notwithstanding,
and that the meeting will lie stilctly pri
vate. .Mr. O'llrhn Iss.dd to be hurt bv
theeuolne-s (d Mr. .McCarthy, and hf
friends, who, whllo seeking his favorable)
consideration, liavo given no intimation
that they want lilm tor a leader. Hois,
therefore, Inclined to mako the must of
hi Important position of neutrality, and
can linrilly fall to he impressed by tho
fait that Air. I'arnell, at least, recognize
the desirability or seeming his good will.
STABBED HIS RIVAL I'IPTEKX TJJIIM,
Thou Atli'inplnl to ITulsli Him With u
WiiMi.Nornv, Dk.i.., Dec. 29. I'vl I'ur
niil and Lewis I.cevcr quarreled over it
girl last night, l'urnell stabbed his ad
versary fifteen times and then struck him
a blow on the head. Leever's condition
A lleggnl's lleqitest.
Ni.w Yoiik, Pre. 29. The first dress
suit Anilrow Carr, formerly a driver, lat
terly a beggar, ever wore covered him last,
night us he lay In a fine casket, Carr
wits supposed to be very jrnor. He, how
ever, left bank bonks cuiitalning deposits
ui'grcgatlug $l,70i) to the landlady who
bud for two jears rentesl lilm a dingy
mini fur eighty cents a wi-ok, a rent
which he seldom paid. The landlady
bought the dress suit and the casket.
Carr was K) yeais old.
(let( liinil to Address llio Press dull.
Ciiii-voo, Dec. 29. In thecoursn uf lec
tures which was inaugurated la-1 year by
Cliauueey M. Depew, under the auspice
of tho Press Club nf Chicago, the nexL
address will, probably be given by o
i'resiileiil Cleveland. Mr. Cleveland told
the financial secretary that ho would en
deavor to arrange his affairs so us to ena
ble lilm to accept the club's Invitation
late iu February nr early in March,
U.-t .Nodulous Tin I ii Itolibi'i-.
Pv.N Dli'i.o, Cvl., Doc. 29. A letter ha
been received from Chief of Police Coyne
fiom u citucn of Independence, Mo., who
is now visiting this place. In which hesiys.
that be has met fine to face on the stioets
of San Diego the notorious .Missouri
bandit, Jim Cummlnirs, and for whom it
reward Isuffered. The writer ret used to
give his mime, fearing, bo says, the ven
geance nl Cummliigti' gang.
('itiillnal lliiiiiilng's Idea,
Lomsin, Pec. 20. lu u letter tu Thonus
Mann, the labor leader, Cardinal Mtinnlu.
sa.vs "I fully agree with you that tlio
public authorille ought to find work tor
ihu iinemplovesl. 1 advise you In consult
mo .Mayor, i am trying wnat i oau no, -
Heavy Snow In lint).
ItoviK, Dee. 29. Italian railway travel i
much impeded by tholloods which liavo
followed the heavy snows. In the district,
of Naples tratllt is almost completely at a
A I'lipcr Manufacturer Assigns,
Ni w Yum., Pec. 29. Frank it. Walker,
paper mauufnetuier, has assluuod to .1. (
Jlitlovvim. This is not tho firm ol F, It.
Walker Son, piijr nuinufueturers,
llxploslou 111 a Laid L'uctoi-v
Livkri-ooi , Pee. 29. A boiler in the)
I Irvens lurd f factory explodod to-dav.
I Thl to persons wero killed aud the build
ing was uauiy wrccken uy tne cxpiooion.
l.ornt AVenther X'oieensl.
Vr the DlslrUt of CouhiMi, Wiipi.-c,
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J.otilorm, iishi'i Tt'jiii nnd .li iiitsas,
irantifr; sir, wufArW tcinis.
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