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TWENTY-TIIIKD YEAH N"' G,9iJ ,
WASHINGTON, D. O., WEDNESDAY EVE2TING, DEOEMIJElt HI, 1800.
PHTCE TWO CENT
'j in: (ur.nx citv or tiii: sou hi.
lots ron HAI.E.
Willi liopnlatlon of tVW.OOO, where, within
'ui jenrs, 37,000 new buildings hare been
erected, touting t-TO.OOO.OOO.
bhlpa from every pott rldo at nnclior In her
inrbor, and In one year her export linre In
. rensed 123,000,000. Is there unj other South
ern city can umko such a ahowlng?
Wc have lust lit lota left, Sixth) feet, In the
most dfalrablo part ot tha city. Only 11 mln
lite from the ceutrc, In the moit aclrct anil
nrlatocratlc neighborhood, ranging In price
from J,15"i to (200. This la the only chines
now, and never again wilt there he an opportu
nity to buy lota at this price In the city ot llil
tliaoie. Kren now, n mile be) ond ti, they are
celling lota for double the money. These
prices w III only hold Rood tor two w eeks.
A TEW TACTS WORTH HEMRMIlCRIXa.
'I hat Daltlmore la tho (Juccn City ot tho
That ahe 1ms a population ot about GOO.OOO.
That ehe lias In ten year erected 37,000 new
building, coating $00,000,000.
'Hint In one year her exports have Increased
That abips from every port rldo at anchor In
'lhaiabe controla the entire Southern and
much ot the Southwestern trade.
'lhatabehaa mllla, factories and Induatrlal
enterprises ot every arlcty.
a hat alio haa markcta unoxcelled.
'1 hat she hatfehnrches, schools, college and
all educational advantages equal to any In tho
The little booming towns ot the South, with
nut a hundredth part ot the population, the
wealth, enterprise, factories, educational ad
vantages and home comforts to bo had In Balti
more, are selling lota at from fire to ten times
the price vie are asking tor lots In the most de
sirable part of the city. Only 13 minutes from
tho centre, In tho most aelect and nrhtocratlc
neighborhood, ranging In price from (133 to
Itemember that property In the northwestern
ie(tlon ot this city will go on Increasing In
Millie from jfor to year. There I no chince
for a depreciation.
I.otln this section will pay better than any
ROIIIXSON, CLARKK A CO.,
41-40 Atlantic Ilulldlng, 9ii and 1S0 V street,
Washington, I). O. dell-t
rpo tiii: roBLioi
In Making Contracta for Brickwork.
JOSEPH W. COLLINS,
0120 Paired northwest, wants to advise the
linbllc Uiat he Is still contracting tor all brick
work. l'romntjstlentlon to work guaranteed.
la Coming and I am Now Prepared to
bhow You a Complete Lino ot
v SMOKING JACKETS,
Including a Complete Lino ot the Popular
Umbrellas and Canes,
' Silk Handkerchiefs
Taney Night Shlrta,
Collars and Cuffs,
Neckwear, Gloves, JSuspcnderj
In fact, everything to add to the
comfort ot gentlemen. All the
above goods are offered at
035 Pennsylvania Avenue,
BARBER & RObS,
Eleventh and a streets.
Aiinouuco the following Bargains for
ONE WEEK ONLY:
Rogers' Teaspoons 03c per set
Ordinary Price (1.33 per set
btngllandlo Carvers, fully guaran
teed $1.23 per pair
Ordinary price (1,30 per pair
Crown Fluting Machine (3.r0caca
Ordinary price (-leach
Old Reliable Clothes-wringer (1.73 each
Our Entire Lino ot Scissors at 10
Per Cent. Discount.
Coal Hods, 10 Inches .....50)
Ordinary price SOc
Also n Full Line ot Gas and Oil Stoves, Pelt,
Weather Strips, rurnlture Han
dles and Mechanics' Tools,
DAUBER & ROSS,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
Opposite Boston Dry Goods Hous;,
PEN AN ACCOUNT
WOODS & CO.,
1100 V street northwest.
DEPOSITS, LOANS, EXCHANGE, COLLED
Wodeslio to coll Bpeclnl Attention to our
rcrlllltntcs nf doposlt, lssuod uud hearing In
tcrcst as follows, viz.;
SO dnji, Interest 3 mr cent, per annum,
(O days, Interest t per rcut, per annum,
W daye, Interest 0 per rent, per annum.
Issued for both largo and small amounts.
Hank opens 0.10. Closes 1
OR AMERICAN WINES
Plato Your Order With the
TOKAI.ON WINE COMPANY, -((J
CI IFouitccnth street n.w, nov?3
rilHF. WEST END
i. NATIONAL 1HNK.
Mneteenth at. and Pa. ve,, Washington, D, O,
LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY.
Temporary Ofllccs: Corner Tenth and T streets
I'tider Alt of Congress Approved October
Subject In the Supervision ot tho Supreme
Court t the District of Columbia and the
Comptroller ot the Currency.
Receives deposits and allows Interest oil bal
ances. Issues certificates ot deposit.
Acts as Executor, Administrator, Guardian,
Trustee, Receiver, Assignee, Committee ot tho
Estate of Persons Non Compos Mentis and
other buslnesa of a fiduciary character.
INTEREST and DIVIDENDS collected for
customers WITHOU 1' CHARGE.
Guaranteed Investments furnished. Notes,
secured by deed ot trust, for Mir. Money
loaned on llrst-claas collateral security and on
Our new building, at the corner of Ninth and
r streets, is being fitted up with bato Deposit
aults unsurpassed tor safety and convenience.
llr.AIKAiiu II. Wjvnvcn, President.
Jons Jor Edsok, Vice-President.
Wm. II. Kobison, Secretary.
War. B. GunLir, Treasurer.
John T. Anns,
ClIAS, II. lUlLKI",
CltAS. S, IlAKTll,
J AMIS L. IlAllDOUn,
GEonas E. Hai'.tol,
II, S, CUMSIIMIS,
John .lor Euson,
John a. Hamilton,
AmriiT r, i.,
O, O. Omi.N,
John I). I.AnNcn,
Gr.or.an 1', Hcniren,
N. II. Hiiua,
John a. Sworj;,
,T. 8. HwonsisinDT,
II. II. WAnirti,
ClIAS. II. WlLKIXSOf,
A. A. WlMON,
I.. D. Wine,
Wm. II. (luiair,
S. W, WooiiWArm,
THIS SPACE IS RESERVED roRFUrURE
GEORGE WHITE 4; SONS1
103 Maine avenue. dell
rincst Assortment of
CELEBRATED FAIRBANKS i. COLE'S
bUPERll "NEWBCALE"KIJIBALL PIANOS,
FULL LINE Or SHEET MUSIC AND MUSIC.
W. G. METZEROTT & CO,,
1110 F street n. vr. deistojal
BARTERED BY CONGRESS 1813.
FRANKLIN INSURANCE CO.
Of Washington, D. C.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS (113,000 00
Has nover contested a losa by (Ire, hut alwajs
makes prompt and liberal adjustments,
DR. DANIEL 11. CLARKE, Prcst.
GEO. E. LEMON, Vlco-Prest.
CHAS. 8. BRADLEY, Treas.
I. FENWICK YOUNG, Sec'y.
WILL P. BOTELER, Ass't hec'y.
For tho convenience ot peisons living In the
eastern and western sections ot the city, ar
rangements hare been made by which they
can pay their gas bills durlug banking hours
NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
WEST END NATIONAL BANK,
Bills paid after tho 8th ot each month will
not be entitled to the discount ot S3 teuts per
1,000 cubic feet.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT CO,
rpO THE PUBLIC.
Having retired from tho llrm ot EMMONS &
BROWN, 1 take pleasure In Informing my
friends nnd tho public that I cm ho found at
my ofllce, (fll Tentli ctreet northwest, where I
am conducting u general
REAL ESPAm 1.0 N and INSURANCE
Prompt nnd personal attention given to all
mutters placed in my hands. Respectfully,
JAMES F. BROWN,
C01 Tenth street n. w.
Telcphono Call, 171 2. nov 1!
-171011 THE PUREST AND BUST OALIFOR.
.13 nla Wines, at tho most rtusonahlo prices,
l'ii to the Sonoiin 1'ullfornla WIno Company,
B17 Ninth stact northwest.
ilclS-lm JOSEPH NEUMANN.
Brick la) cr and Contractor,
1330 Pcnnsvlvaula avenue northwest,
Wants to advise tho public that Brickwork ot
Every Description will receive Prompt Atten
tion at his hands. Boiler Setting and Bakers'
Ovens Specialty. uot33
Nallounl Union IlJlldlnj,
MSI' Street Northwest.
THE NATIONAL UNION INSURANCE
Is now locited In Its new oftlce,
NO. PIS F STREET NORTHWEST.
HENRY O. TOWI.K". President.
f'll.MIM'S B. IIAILKY, Ice-President.
NOIU.E II. LAR.SEII, Hecretirv.
OilAllLLS N. LAIINKR, Asst.He J'y.
I'HAH. II. BAILEY,
JAMES II. WATMOUGH,
I. L, JOHNSON,
ALBERT F, FOX. ilell-lw
EW YEAR'S AT CENTRE MARKET.
Open 1UEDAY, DECEMBER TO,
From S a. in. until 3 p. in.
Open WEDNESDAY, HKCEMIIER 31,
From 3 a.m. until 11 p. m.
At request ot dealers the Market will be
closed New Year's Day.
PRESTON S. SMITH, Clerk.
milE ANNUAL MEETING OF THESTOCK
JL holders ot the Continental Hotel Company
of Washington, II. C, will bo held at Room 4,
Paciflc Building, Dtl F street, Washington, D.
C. on MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 18.ll, at 3
o'clock p, m,
de3U-St A. B. TAI.COTT, Secretary.
MtGE DEDUCTION WILL
BE MADE ON ALL
AT MY BRANCH
bTORE, 111 SEVENTH
TO REMOVING TO
A nil.I. LINE OF
. ETCHINGS, ENORAV.
OF ALL GRADES ARE
ON HAND AT MY
blOEES, 1MI PKN'N.
AM): D!0 AND 111
SEVEN! II STREET.
W. II. VF.ERHOFF, ART DEALER.
EASTON & RUPP,
Corner Pennsjlv anil are. and Thlrtesnlli at.,
Have icmovcd to 111 Eleventh street n. w.,
Opposite Star Ofllce. de-3J)m
OVHCi: OP THR MUTUAL FIRK INSUR
ANCE CO. ot D. C, Washington. Dec.
10,1600. Pollej holders aro hereby notliieil.to
renew their insuranro oi or before tho LSI'
MONDAY In DECEMBER, 1S.K), tor the eor
1801, Please renew early nnd thus avoid the
crowd ot the last few davs.
de3.1 Ot J. WESLEY BOTELER, Sec.
Ladles and Gents' 1'ocl.etbooks,
Plush ond Oxidized Comb and Brush Cacs,
Gold Pens and Pencils,
Fluo Illustrated Books, all Standard Works.
Fine Selection ot Music Boxes, My
CALL AND EXAMINE.
JOHN C. PARKER,
017 and C10 Seventh Street Northwest,
ELEGANT LADIES' RESTAURANT,
Corner Tenth and F streets.
Ever thing First-dues.
Theatre Parties n Specialty,
dels lm Prompt Service, Follto Attention.
AMEE'llXO OF THE STOCKHOLDERS
of the Wchlnglo'i mi 1 Georgetown Rill
wnv Company for tho election of dim tors will
be held at the iifllm ot the lonipiuy, George
town, on WEDNESDAY, the 1 lti day ot Jiinu
The lolls will he opened at 10 a. in. and
closed lit 1 j lit. 'lrai.sfer books will be closed
mi tli'itho( J.iiiuart, 1K1, a-id openelou
Janunr.v u, itii. II HLltr, Prvaldent.
C, M, KOONI.S, Scrretnrj,
rpIlE (lOOIIYEAII HtJUIlElr COMPANY
X wlsbrs to call attention to their superior
quality of Rubber blioes ami Boots ot all kinds
for every class. Now, Ladles nnd Goiitlemon,
we aro tho leading house ot this kind in the
city. Cull and oxamlna prices, GOODYEAR
d 13 lm
lo AVus n, Diplomat.
fi om the Vottou Coin up,
Tliey dtooil before tho Kra Angollco In
llio Xutlonnl Gallery, which h so crowilwl
with ranknftorr.mk of imgcU nnd saints,
nil inojierly bc-hulocil, each In hUown
'Tor my ntct," ono e.inl, "I lioulil
tlilnl: n luiln wonM ho drmilfully In tho
way, cipociully In n crowd."
''It must liavo eomctlilnt? ot llio snmo
cfl"icton tlico In tho buck rows," her
oompiinloii nnswered, "in do tho his hats
Ho hml only eauled her Idea a little
further, nnd 5 ot &ho was i little shocked
by his .vord, It may have been that her
cxnnlilto fcinlnlim hciiiu of dovoiitui)
took alarm nt (lie mention of tho theatro
before a plctnro In which tho heavenly
choirs were thioiiKiiu; wltli bo nuichsanc
Ictv. A faint film of gravity tamo over
"'Ihey nuiybo timispiirciit," uho said,
.Showiii a little tioubled, but sho could
not, by droiiplnt? tho JestlnK toneof tlio
talk, rim tliurlakof biiimoslnt; that slio
dlinjirocd of anylldiiK that he had said.
She wan revvurdeil for her effort to appear
as If ulie were iileased, for what ho said In
"Of rouro they aro transparent, my
dear, or yon would have seen your own In
tho mirror louj; Jgo."
Ami then she Hushed and smiled, nnd
tho whole hcutiito rows of tho auieoled
niiKcN did not represent Joy more exalted
than was hers,
"Tho l'lerro Lotillard branch of tho
National Jockey Club held n meeting lint
week, fit which It was decided to establish
the licensing system for jockoys, n systom
such 11s hns been In wio In lhiglaud for
n numbor of yean. It will be (11 ojiera
lion In 1801, and will bo sustained by tho
Now York Jockey Club, tho Uniov Island
Jockey CSmli and tho Jfontuouth Park As
soclatlon. H. H. H, l'rlnce, William Cu
thaitlo Dally, scuolrstoward, has given hli
G OVMlNAll'sNT GOSSIP
' Dtiv Don: CoMMivitox. Tho meinhcn
ofthodulf IMyDock Commls-loii le.ivo
I'rlday to meet In New Orleans on tho 5th.
OiiMT.rn to Ni wnr.itM'. Tho rcvenuo
(titter Winona hns been ordered from
llaltlmoro to tho New heme (X. V.) Station.
UMTrn Stvti s O vuout. Yeslcrday llio
Secretary of the Treasury appointed WIN
limit S. Rutherford I'nltcd Stales ganger
tit Hnnisburtf, l'n.
HoMrt. Tho Treasury Department to
day, under Its thcular of October 0, r
deemed CW.'i'iOdl ier cent. Iiiind", inak
Injj n lolnl to date of (3,OI3,q)0.
Cm 1 hi ox tiik 1'nMinRXT. Anions tho
I'resldent's rallerH to-day were: Tlio I'ott-iniiter-Oenernl,
CommKsloner of DinlKra
Hon Weber, Ocneral Sevvell, XcwJorsoyj
l!cprecntatlvo (lest with Mr. Thomis
Dunn of IIII110N.
AiivNimxiii Hi srnvvTtox, Under tho
net of Congress prov Idliig for the dlspoail
of nlmndoncd mid useless military reser
vations tho reservation at Orccnvvood
Island, Miss., lias been transferred In tho
Secretary or tho Interior for disposition,
the fntno belli;; no longer required for
military purporcs. Thoicservatlou eon
talus nbout 100 acres, and is located in tho
town of 1'ascagonla.
QuvnvMtM: Stvtiox H-rrinnsitRi).
Secretary Wiiidom lias designated St. Al
bans, Yt., iistliequnrantlnCKtatlon, where
nil eattlo, nheep nnd other rumiunuts nud
Rwluo imported from Canada Into tho
United States must bo entered and In
siicctiil by the vticrlnarv Inspector aj
ixilntnl by llio Secretary ot Agrloultme.
Tho action of Secretary Winilom Is based
mi a request from Secrctury Husk, who
fears tho Introduction of contagious
diseases among the cattloof thu United
CotoiiFii Trioors to tub l'RoT. Tt Is
under'tood that the War Deiurlment con
tcmpIatcM cendltii; thu Ninth Cavalry,
commanded by Colonel Kauford, to the
front to liarlklnate In the Indian war.
The Ninth Cavalry is lomposed entirely
of colored soldiers, and it is understood
that the War Department olllcials desire
lo giv c them an opportunltvof engaging in
actual warfare. Tlmfrlendsof tlieeolored
soldiers In ollieial circles expect thoni to
acquit themselvts with much credit
should theyanlvo In time lo partlcip-ite
In active lioclllilles with tho Indians.
'Ihey nioiunv on tlielr way to I'ina l'lde;c.
ICvi. Oriirn". Commniulor John Mo
(tow nn, oidercd lo command nautical
school slilji St. Mary's, beginning Jami
Lieutenant Commander Joseph ((,
Katon uml Lieutenant T. U. Stevens, or
detcd to bold themselves in readiness lor
oiiUra to the Mouoiigaliel.i.
Conun.inder A. S. Crovvulnshlelil 1ms
been detached from tho command of the
nautical .selionlship St. .Mary's and placed
on waiting orders.
Lieutenant William.!. Duiudt, detached
from the Minnesota and ordcied to tho
linutkut 'choolshlp St. Mary's.
Lieutenant C. C. Cornwell, detached
from tho nautical Hchoolslilp m, Mary's
and granted three mouths' leave.
lhi!gn Robert V. vz, detached from
the Navy-Yard, Washington, and ordoicd
to the nautical sclioolshlj) St. -Mary's.
A LETTER-BOX THIEF.
Wholesale I'lundrrliis nf tlio Malls In
Ni w Yiiiik, Dec. ill. Tliere was nstory
within n story in tlio arrest of Walter
Ocorgo Uultclmalcr Monday nlglit. An
nillccr observed the prisoner and 11 com
panion acting In a suspicious manner,
llotli men ran, but lliiltclmalcr was
taught with two coats belonging to his
companion on his arm. Tho urrejt then
appeared to have no great significance)
but theie were develoimients when tlj'i
coats were examined, for evidence of
YvliohKilu plundfilng of llio nialli was
uneaitlied of tlio taking ot letters nud
mail matter on which the stamps had not
been canceled. Canceled notes and ne
gotiable paper 1 etching huudicds of thou
sands of dollars were among tho papers
found ond seeiets of trade opood.
Ibo fact that tlio stamps were not can
celed Miovvcd I be matter never went
tlnoiipli tlio postolllco and seems to ex
plain tho numerous complaints nuido re
cently lo Postmaster Vim Colt by promi
nent mcichants of valuablo letters that
novor leached their destinations, llieso
complaints tlio postmaster attributed to
tho careles halill of einplojcs in le.nlni:
mall matter on top ol letter boxes in placo
of delivering to tho postolllco. Xowthat
tho policohavo caught (he man, It is not
known w hat they can do w Ith him. As tho
htteiH were taken from (he top of boxes
tho I'nltul States authorities aio not in
terested In tho matter. Just what Huttel
maler will bo charged wlthicmaius to lie
THE FIRST WII'K SHUT OUT.
Arter Ilt'imilnlm; Mlt'iil I'm tj- Years
She Has No Claim.
St. Tali., Min., Dec. ,11, Judge Stark
has just decldid a very Interesting mar
rlago problem. William (faultier went to
Olmstcad Comity, fiom Itcland, forty
years ago, and three years later married.
Hols now VII J ears old, and Ids wife and
M'vcn children me llliig, A woman
(iimofroniliel.mil last spring with 11 10-iar-oldson,
tlidmed Unit she was (iard
iici'h wife, unil wantisl her sliaro of Ids
money. (Jarducr admitted that ho hud
married the woman, but s.dd that when
ho came to Amcrlci slie refused toac-oni-pnny
In his decision Judgo Stark shuts out
tho tlrst wife from sharing her liusb mil's
wealth on tho ground that, by refusing to
como to her husband when lie had sent
her the money and remaining sllout forty
years, sho had wolcd ull rights. When
(lordlier w us rolcoed ho took pity on llio
woman, and gave her enough money to
make her comfortable,
, , ,
STEPNIAK AT NEW YORK".
Tlio liiisslan Nihilist Comes on 11 Lec
Nnv Yiiiik, Dec, 31. Scrglus Stcpnlak,
the Russian Nihilist uud Liberal writer,
arrived yesterday on tho Unibrla, A largo
delegation of Russlansavvaltcd his arrival,
and as soon ns they could get on boanl
they presented him Willi an address of
Stipnlak's lslt to this country Is for
tho purpose of lecturing on Russian mat
ters and tho revolutionary movement now
on foot. During the last ten years he has
been llvintf In London, lie Is thoiougldy
verted In everything pertaining to Russia.
A DIG BRITISH THEFT.
Ovce fcT.i.nuo lliuliezleil by 11 Fellow
Willi llril to Alllcllli'll. s
I.omiox, Dec. .31. A big lobbcry has
just bien committed on tho llrm of Peak
lliolhcrs, tho well-known llrm of biscuit
makers of Reading, of which Sir Henry
1'uik Is the proprietor. An emploje
named Thorpo has embezleil between
7fl,00() uml fldl.W) and absconded lo
Amcilcn, A warrant has been Issued for
rinjlHK'l'liat WliioAWllNnt Ito Served.
Tho ladies of tho Women's Christian
Tcmpcrauco Union laid a special meeting
In their rooms at the Wlmoduughsls this
afternoon and offered prayer tint those
receding callers lo-morrovv would not
tcr 0 w Inc.
A Finding Cllxtulil llxplnlnoil.
tYcm thi Jmttltr't HVfXiV,
1'Mltha I wondor why tho dudos wear
Debotoh To picvont seeing moro than
they aro ablo lo compichend.
SKK1NG l'ARNKLli IN .SECRET.
Mlllhini O'lliteii uml the llvl.piulei
Conrer lit ItiiuloKIH'.
lioi ioi.nk, Dec. 31. Mr. l'liiuell looked
well In health when ho lauded here,
though his right eje was still bandaged
tho insult ot the llmo thrown In his face
during tho political campaign In North
Kilkenny. SliortlviifterlundlngMr. Pur
nellvvent to the Hotel do Uuivrc. where
ho eventually nut Mr. William O'llrlcn.
Missrs. I'arnelland O'Urlcn then retire I
lo a prlinto room, wlilih bad been en
tnged by telegraph, and then tlio two
lenders lemahicd In conference foralnut
half an hour. AI tlio oxpira Ion or lli.it
time Mr. l'arnell and Mr.. O'llrlcn had
lumlieon together, seeming to bo on very
After luncheon it was unanimously
decided (hat only Irish members of Par
liament should lake part In the conference,
consequently Mcsrs. Scully and O'llyrno
were excluded from llio meeting which
took pine e dm lug the afternoon between
tlio Irish leaders. It is not expected that
any dellullc information of the result of
the negotiation will be mado known to
night. LoMior, Dec. 31. Tho great question
under discission al present seems to he
will O'llrlcn bo arrested If he makes a con
eossloitto l'arnell by coming lo Lngland.
'llio highest inside authority leads to tho
belief that tho government will not cause
his arrest unless ho attempts to force its
hand, as lilsimprisnumentntthismoincnt
would lend him pu Important c in the pub
lic, cyo which the government is dcsltotts
A BALTIMORE SENSATION.
Delano J'itzKolalil. 11 Lending Club Man,
Files Suit Tor n llltiurc.
DiiTivoi'f, Dec. 31. Society was fur
nished with food for gossip yesterday,
when Delano l'lti-gcmld, a leading club
man, Med. mill for divorce fiom his wife,
Sallic ri(7geralil, alleging adultery. The
utmost M'crccy is obscivcd regarding de
tails, nnd the name of theui-rcspondcnt
Is not given, though ho Is believed to lie
Sirs. I'lt7gcrald is now In Kngland,
where she has been spending the winter.
iter lnaiuen name was isainc .icuKins, nun
her father Is said to have been very
wealthy. While In (his city (ho couple
lived In style, and Mrs. 1'itgerald, who Is
n tall and stately lady, was a striking
figure on Charles street, owing to her
peculiar st lc of dress. The back of her
hair was arranged in plaits and extended
down her back. She win always accom
panied by two massive dogs.
Mr. Fitzgerald comes from an excellent
family here, and is well known In society.
The louplc have been married about
seven jrnrs, but their life has not Ik-cii
AMERICAN MACHINERY ABROAD.
Mr. Hoi, the Press llnlliler, lli-volii-tlouIrliiK
I.o.mox, Dec. 31. Robert Hoe of Xcw
York, who has besm In this city for sev
eral months, sailed for home last Satur
day on llio Bothnia. Mr. Hoe wldlo'hcro
supoiyiscd the making or extensive Im
provements to the London works of Ids
ill 111. Xcw buildings weio added covering
a whole block, and makingtho establish
ment me of the finest machine-shops in
all 1 cmelon.
These improvements have been made
necessary in order to meet tho heavy con
tracts for new ptoses recently concluded
with leading London papers. Several of
the Loudon dallies aro pieparlng to Amer
icanize tlielr forms. As soon ns now
presses can bo procured the fitaiuliiiil.
Cmnhlf, 'itliiH'i't and other papers will
bo issueil In a new simpc, and with mul
tiple pages after the fashion of modem
Ainerii.ui pii.crs. Mr. Hoe said this
would make the third time within tlilrlv
j ears that thu mat blues of his llrm had
rcvolutloniod the methods of printing
El RUCK BY A SLED'S POINT.
Young Robert Mc.N. noma's Ilyo Dihi'n
Jnto Ills II0111I.
I'ltli.MU il'lirv, Dec. 31. A shocking
accident recurred jesterday afternoon In
tho neighborhood of Tliirly-llrst street
iiniHiraj's Perry road, little 1. year-old
Robert MeXamara of Xo. 3101 Wharton
strut having Ids left ejo knocked light
back Into his head uud sustaining other
severe wounds of tlio face.
Robert was coa-tlng Hat on his sled.
Turning the corner at the loot of (ho hill
ho collided with another sled coining from
(he opposite direction, tho sharp metal
point of which struck Robert full In tlio
luce and forced his left eye back Into his
head. When taken to the Pennsylvania
Hospital the boy behaved likoastolc, and,
while his father, who accompanied him,
was crying like a child, little Robert bore
the 1111I11 of tlio surgeon's work without
lllnthlng, simply saying, in reply to the
elector's Inquiry if It hurt him niue.li,
"Yes, doctor; it does hurt a little."
TO DISCIIAIUIE 10,000 MEN.
The Aineilenu Hmvi-stee 'Crust lo I.lmlt
' Its Output.
Sr. Lofts, Mo Dec 31. Tho fait that
tho lakl combine, tho American Harvester
Company of Illinois, vvill dlsi barge an
army of its employes (some 10,000 In all)
wos conceded beru jcstoiday by C, II,
Kelso, usUiniit manager of the D, M. Os
borne it Co.'s St, Louis plant.
'1 hu combine has a capital of Wi.OOO.OOO,
Is inioipornlid under the laws of Illinois
uud has purchase,!! outright every harvest
maihino plant in tho country, paving for
t hem in 1 ash or stock, at the option of tho
sellers. The output Is to lie limited to tho
live best brands of binders.
Jucoiiillaili's In 1:1 In County.
I'iiik, Dec. 31, Thu farmers In tho
southern section of tho county are in n
stale of tenor, owing to tho depred itlons
committed by Incendiaries. Two largo
barns wciellred last week near Water
ford, anil Monday night ono of tlio largest
barns in the county, owned by Assembly
man ( barle-s M. Wheeler nf Lcboeuf, was
burned, Twenty out of 120head of cattle,
together with 300 tons ot hay and stiaw
and n largo amount of Improved tanu
machinery, made food for tho llames.
inn loss was partly coveien ny insurance
Public sentiment Is ciy strong, owing to
the continued depredations, and If the in
cendiary is ever caught ho will bo hanged
to tho nearest trie.
C.ineil tint L'oieiiiini,
Tho members of tho grand jury of tho
Ciliuinal Court to-day presented their
foreman, Mr. Moigau II. (loddard, with
a handsome gold-headed cane.
'iho precnlatliu win made In tho jury
loom by W. C. Partello, secretary of tho
Jury, anil recolvcd bv Mr. (Joddard In n
neat little speech of thanks,
Appioprlnto cash presents wore also
modo tullulllff Howes and Messenger Pur
Icy. Tho grand Jury will make Its repoit
lot ho court on Monday and will then ho
Dulles thu Chure.
In tho illvon 0 suit of Samuel T. Luekett
s. KutoV. I.uckctt, tho latter, through
her attorney, A. A. Lipscomb, bus tiled
an answer to her husband's petition.
Sho denies that sho over committed
adultery unci asserts that the charge
Is tho product of her husband's mullco
and groundless Jealously which has re
peatedly led hlin te make tho most scan
dalous charges concerning her.
Sho denies all tho other allegations con
tained In tho original bill.
Pull Dress Suits In great variety. Pie
man Dros,, Seventh and 1.'.
JMTEMAN HAS VAMVA).
CHAHLEVCOON ALSO DltA(IflEI) DOWN
WITH HIE PAILINd FIRM.
An Assignment Filed To-Day The ffisc
Air Iliitcmin'N lll'llenllli nut Uic
Tightness of the Money Market II lie
man and ('0011 Well Known line
llAlpninnV Relations With Swiilm mil
Xr.wYoiiK, Dec. 31. llntcimtii it Co.,
bankers, at Ti7 Broadway, prepaid! an as
signment late jesterday aflornoon which
was filed In llio olllce of the county clerk
this morning. Commodoie Arthur 11.
llatcimiu alss mado n personal assign
ment. The nslgnce In each case Is John
A.O.irvcrof the law llrm of Sherman iV
Up to within two or three daj-n tlio
menibciH of the llrm lmve been Mr. llito
man, Charles 11. Coon and Waller Wat
son, jr., tho last named representing tlio
house on tlio Stock Ilxclinnge. A notice
that Mr. Watson was withdrawn from tlio
firm was sent to the llxehange, and there
II at llri-t attracted 110 moro notice than
any of the other announcements of busi
ness elmnges would at this season.
Humors began lo lie circulated yesterday
afternoon, however, Uiat the llrm was In
illlllcultlo-'. Oilers of assistance worn
made, but were declined, and Mr, Hate
man end Mr. Coon, after several confer
ences lasting late Into the afternoon, de
cided to make 1111 assignment.
Mr. C'oon'ii Statement.
Tlielr leasotis for this step were briefly
set forth In a statement from Mr. Coon
la-t night, which said:
"'I lie senior partner, Mr. ltaleman, has
bee n ill for tlio past eight months, most of
the time In Iluriic and has not been able
to attend to any business since earlj" In
May la't, anil, although still ill, has re
cently returned homo In order lo gradually
liquidate his btisluers. 'I bis lias been ton
ciy large extent accomplished, and the
business of the llrm has been gradually
"1 he assignment of tlio linn and also
of the senior member was precipitated by
the failure of creditors upon whom they
nihil to meet I heir obligations.
"It is believed that all the creditors of
tin- Ihm arcBiibstuntlallysceured nud will
Among the preferred creditors arc H.1I1I
wlu A: l'uiuham, llio Chicago corre
sjoudeuls of the llrm. In this case tho
indc btcdness Is said not to lie licavj, w lilb
the few other ciedltors to whom prefer
ence has been given atesiid to be scoured.
There arc 11 number of outstanding con
tracts en the Stock Kxchiuigc, but it Is
believed the) will lie taken care of to-day.
Tin. Cimse of tho l'lillurn.
The ical eauso of the troubles of the
firm Is suppce-d lo spring from Its roll
(Ions to Knglish investors nnd the Atlan
tic and Dauvllla Railroad Company. Mr.
ltntcmau lias always had muihlo do
witli that enterprise, ailing us its pro
moter and as its financial agent. It has
bccnirpnrdcdas In KuglMi control font
long time. lightness in the money
market and Inability of tho HritMi In
vestors to produce funds when they were
-JUcrst nccdtd-Hub.iiiakscKl thc llnn'iijil
l'otccd tlio ii'slgmncnt.
Its Hires t on Wall Miect.
To Wall ttrcct the suspension will moan
far los than ti would had It taken place
tvvoyeais ago. Thu llrm has not been
nitivciii the Street in that lime, and has
not, in fait, llgured with much promi
nence1, ('uncut gossip lias had It that it
was doing very little-business for citv ac
count", and that It was devoting It'clf
principally lo out-of-town interests. As it
factor in the market it lias not been felt
for a long time.
Sir. Uati limn' Funnel Aetltltv.
All tins was m mm Kcd contrast to Mr.
llatcman's former activity. Tlmu was
w hen as a bear ho w as credited w lib hav
ing made n great ileal of money, nnd In
tlioso days (hero were) few men in tho
Street more talked about than ho. His
whole career, In fact, was such us to make
him ono of the notables of tiiolliuinci.il
JIi. llateman's Career In Iho Navy.
As n boy ho went to Chicugo to mnko
his fortune, but his first venture was not
of n kind that usually leads to rlclic.
He enlisted in tlio Xavj' on hoard the
old man-of-war Michigan, uud from the
lakes ho was sent to Xovv York nud to tho
training-ship Sabine. In her ho mado
several cruises and show id such an ability
as a seaman that he was promoted to the
laukof mate. Pour years later, through
the inllucuco of John Sherman, lie se
cured a commission as n third lieutenant
in Iho Iiovcuue Mutinc, and doing some
of his Hint duty In and about New York.
At the end of his tour of duty ho went
lo Washington and there found orders to
nport for si nice on u cutter at Savannah.
Hewiiitdiretlly to that city, lint a dis
pute over his claim for traveling expenses
led to Ids suspension. A car later the
Shcmian Inllucncc secured his icanpoliit
Hunt Ho was stationed In (iem-gia, and
thcio betook such an active Interest in
securing Sherman dilegates to the Xa
tiunul Ripubllcun Convention that a great
stir was caused. Soon after, In pssl, lie
reslgmsl from the bcrvico.
Mi. llutciniin us 11 rinaneli'i.
Going to Washington, ho set himself up
In llio brokerage business; but lie looked
for a wider Held, and ho sum came to this
city. Hero his llrm (ireen it Hatcinan
spuing Into promlueucespecdily, although
Mr. lliiteman was not supposed to have
come here with any great amount of
money. Ho figured in operations In Chi
cago, Milwaukee and St. Paul securities,
and made money rapidly. About 11 j-ear
ago his partner, Douglass (J rceii, ran away
to Puropowlth Mrs. .Me Crea, a daughter
of Millionaire Snell of Chicago, who was
klllesl by the much-hunted Taseott. After
that Ids llrm took Represent name.
Ah 11 Yachtsman,
Among tho .j'uelitsnien Commodore
llatcman was n leader. Hu spent much
time uiKin his steamer, the Meteor, and
made many trlisln her. Onesummer ho
mado an excursion to tho coast of Novo,
Scotia, taking (ieneral Micrmuu and other
notables with him. He was prominent
socially as well, nud had a house in Fifth
avenue and iiuother at Tuxedo. Por tho
lat jcur IiIh health has been bad and 11
gicat deal of his llmo has been spent
As 11 Pollllehiii.
In polities Mr. llatcman was active, 03
pulally liiMipport of tho Presidential as
pirations of John Sherman, of whom lie
was a distant connection. In 1S.SS hose
cured a place as a delegate lo tho Republi
can National Convention in Chicago from
John J. O Hritn'sdlstilct. He went there
as a Sherman advocate, mid did his best to
further the cause of the Oliioan. Under
Iho present Administration he sueeoesloil
in seeuiliiif the appointment of Ills candi
date for t liief of tlio Hev enuo Marine.
?li. C111111 uml Ale. 'Watson.
Mr. Coon, thu ses-ond member of Hate
man iv. Co., Is well known In political as
wen as in iinancuii circles, no was as.
ustant Secretary of thu Treasury under
Piesidint Arthur, going out of olllce. of
course, with the cliungoln the Administra
tion, Mr, Coon saw two years' war ser
lco In thoTwcntjMldrdNcvv York Vol
unteers. In lWl ho was appointed 11 clerk
in tho Treasury, and bo rose steadily In
the Department. At tho time ho was up
pointed Assistant Secretary he was assist
ant chief of a loan division. On two oc
casions ho went to Kuropo on missions
connected with funding negotiations. On
leaving Washington ho camo to this, city,
nnd about (wo jvan ago herame it partner
111 iiic iimciiinii linn.
Mr, Watson l nj'oung man and has
been a member ot Iho Stock llxchangi)
since Piluuurj'rt, IHM.
All. IImIi'Iiiiiii'h Itllllllllil.
Tlio Atlantic nnd Danville roul, of
whiih Mr. llalemnii Is treasurer and a
director, and of which Mr. Coon Is as
slstant treasurer, extends from Ports
mouth, Vu., to Danville, Vu,, iidislumo
of 'Js'i miles. On DceeiiilMT 1. IHsll. Itlnl,
uccoidlng to "Pom's Miiuuni," scvculy
scuii mlhs ot siding. It win chartered
In April, IM2, nnd tlio James River Divis
ion was built by nv, ' he main Rue was
opened from Portsmouth to Suflolk In
December, ISS7, oml to Danville hi IS!.
In Julv, Icni, llio Danville ami lst Ten
nessee Railroad Compiny was organised
In the Interest of tlio company to build
an extension from Danville lothoTcuuiM
In I8MI, with an nveroge mileage of 1.11
miles, thu earnings were S.K'l,.T,VI.."i7. The
exiensci amounted to t-'il),lU1.lrt, the net
earnings lieing fl7.l,l.1L3!i. Tho sale ot
tcnbcjarilcoHoiicompic-'s stock and other
Items brought tlio total net receipts up to
tll3,tteJ.B. I'm interest on hoiuN, 13s,.
ObO was paid; for betterments and equip
menls, Wlfi,i!."3.!)."i, leaving a net surplus or
?(0,'-!u!J.II. 'llio capital stock id tlio close
of Ial year was SlaWJiOO; llio fiuuleil
debt in (1 per cent. Ilrst-moitgugo thirty
jcar bonds was ?.!,l))2,U0i, car-lni't notes
oulstiiiidlng, ?1(IH,ihv-ii total ot flt.lW,
CC0. '1 bueost of road and eiiulpment was
relumed nt sl(i,-)i:t,si'il.
The directors elected In February last
wero Thomas lining, Arthur 11. Ilateninn,
Harvey Durand, Robert W. Stuart, Is.hu
L. Rice, Joiim M. Llbbey, and Charles II.
Ccion ol New York, J. II. D. Hvder of
tendon, and Charles II. Pick of Norfolk.
Vn. Jlr. Kwing wasch-clcd president and
.Mr. Peck vice-piesidetil.
The banking house of llatcman A Co.,
Xo. Illl V street, in Ihlselty, Is closed as
light as the big place In New York. Thero
is no notice on lliodoorshowliigthat busi
ness is not being transacted as usual, lint
tliniloor Is locked mid the curtains are
Mr. lliiteman himself is hi (own, and
was elected all day with Assignee (f.irner.
Mr. Rutrmon icfincd to see reporters, but
uncnrlrlriid of Ids said tnnrepicseuta
live of TiirCinrie:
"It is not a bad fulluie. Arthur Dale
man will icsumo business within u month,
nnd will pay 100 cents on every dollar ho
"As nc.ir as 1 can learn the whole
amount Involved is only about fl'Wm.
llatcman has two seats in the New York
Stock l.'xcbaiu'o wortli fully 810,(101). ,,i
j 011 see be could sell those and I hen settle
all his obligations."
A great many of .Mr. Hateman's cm
lomeis in (Ids citv were seen by Tun
Ciitio re 1 ortcr and they all expressed
their conlldenco in the hitter's ability to
make gocsl till he owes. HustnesH men m
town ore also of the same opinion.
There is no doubt that most, of Mr.
Ritcmon's troubles can bo Nid at tlio
door i.f Douglass (In en, his partner,
(iiecn Is Iho erratic j'omtg man
who created such a sensation ulimil
a j car ago b niurrjliig the Widow Mo
Craeof Chic ago, tlie daughter of II inker
Snill, wlio was inurdcred, it is supposed,
liy Willie Taseott. (Ireen is now in
Luropi'. It Is said liotookavvay witli him
u great deal of the linn's money and
Ono of the ilrst acts of President (Jar
field was to elevato Major D. II. Swaimto
(ho jicsilion or JuilgevVdiK'.ite-feneraI
oftho Army, with thu rank of Hrig'tdlcr
General, (ieneral Swaim is now on the ictirel
list of the Anny, mid Arthur II, lute
in an Is (lie man who caused his down
fall. (I'enciul Swaim hud bad some pre
vious transactions with the llrm of
Imtcniiiu it Co., and caeli charged
Iho other with uiifnii dealing. At any
rntu llatcman lllcd charges with President
Arthur nnd Seoictarv Lineohi against
Swainuandii courlniaitiul, of wlileh the
late (Ieneral Hancock was the president,
(ieneral Swaim was lound guilty of somo
of llio charges, and, us apuniilimeut, sus
pended on half ray. That court-martial
won composed of sonioof thu most emi
nent nun in tlio Annv, hut thu friends of
(ieneral Svvaliu, and thev number many
thousand in this citv, licliovotliat lio did
not reecho T.dr treatment at tlio bauds ol
A bill lor an account and receiver was
filed to-day in lite laso of William W.
Dudley vs. Arthur 11. ltatenum by the
complainant, Dudley. Ho states that tho
defendant, H.itemau, and 0110 Douglass
(Ireen vveieln partnership In New York
city about September 1, ISSI.as bankers
Tliej had 11 branch 'olllce in Washing
ton, and on September 1, 18SI, tho com
plainant entered into partnership witli
(hem, and contributed ?5,oui) to thocapltal
of tlio business. Ho retired In March,
18o", and since that time (Ireen has also
retired, and is now living In Lurope.
Riitcmau assumed all tho liabilities and
obligations or Green, but no accounts of
tho btisine's hum as ytt been rendered of
the pericsl when thu complainant was u
member of the llrm.
He lies had nnoptiortunltv to cxiuuiuo
tho accounts of thu llrm of llatcnuin ,,
(iiecn, but he believes that while hobo
longed to tho company thi'y mado a prollt
of not lesH than SuO.UdO.
All tho books aro now In the possevlon
of llatchian.and the complainant requests
that 1111 iKComit of thecumpnny's business
during Hie time he w.ls a member ot tho
llrm should bo rendered and 11 toiciver ap
pointed pending the suit.
drrsham 'Inll.eil of fur Senator.
Ciiicvcio, Dec. 31. Judgo Walter (J.
Grcshiimls now most frequently spoken
of as Iho one available Republican who
might, under certain conditions, bo elec
ted to tho United Stales Senate to suc
ceed Senator Parwell. If Hie Republicans
should unseat Hires) or four Democratic
Senators and thus get a majority, it Is bo
lievedthat Judgo rtrohum could secure
tho voles of tlitee Parmer's Alliance men
and win. Kx-d'overnor Oglesbv Is also
stHikcii of as a possible sucicssur to Sena
Vum fl Yields to the Farmers.
CitviiioTTl, N. C, Dec. 31. senator
Zebulon It. Value, wlio has evidently un
dergone 11 partial conversion, has just
written to President Polk of the Partners'
Allium e, In resjKinso to a direct question
from the latter, stating that lie Is willing
to support the siib-'lrousiirv bill If tho
tropin of hi Mate shall so instruct him.
His letter, while a surprise, was 11 relict to
the people, for what would have been a
bitter tight to tho hist ditch is now ended,
uud Vauec vvill sueceesl himself beyond 11
A 'Me In the Ohio senate.
Wiwm:, Ohio, Dee-. 31. Hon. John
Zimmerman, Democratic Stale Senator
from tlio Seventeenth iindTwenty-oIgldh
districts, dies! on tho street Monday even
ing of heart disensc. HU death loaves
thellcmoci. its without a majority In tho
Senate, and no partisan legislation can bo
emu tid until his successor has been
Mall Seivlie To-Mori'ovv.
roitniasterSherwood lias Issued tho fol
lowing special orders for New Year's Day:
Delivery ut Mn, 111 ; collections nt flu. in.
and 5 p. m. Carriers' window upon trom
0 to 7 i. m.
A Cleric Aiinliiteil.
To-day tho CumiuMuum appolntod
Prank 11. Miles to 11 clerkship In the As
sessor's Olllce, at 11 salary of Hpcrdlein,
to n'sist In prepaiing a reiwrt of arrears hi
Sco our lino of Pull Dre s Suits. Kiso
man llrcs.. Seventh and LI.
TIIESEVENTH I'AV VI.IIYAI.MIXT COX
STANTLY IX 1 IIP, SADDLE.
Two SI 1 Ike's Hand llitiu n I'nlhnllc Mis
slim r.nd Try to lliaw iho C.imai 111,1
I11I0 u .Skilfully Pr.qniud Ainliu.li
Sueeei-ed by Hie Xlnt'i t'livnlcy.
I'lM UliKir Ainxcv, S I)., Dee. 31.
The Seventh Cavalry had Jul leachol
camp ytslerdny inoining, arter repulsin,;
Ihuattatkinadeon (heir supjily train by
Two Strike's band, v, lien 11 courier nr
riicd wllli wonl that tho Calhollo mis
sion was on lire, nud tlio teachers and
pupils wcro lieing massacred. In twenty
minute) tho wearj, hungry mid exhausted
cavalry was oncomore In motion. They
round liiut tho lire was at tho day school,
imu mile this side of (he mission.
Iho Indians, under tlio command of
Little omul and Tw 11 Strike, wero round
to the number of l,ws) ubotit one mile be
yond the mission. The Seventh formed 11
lino ami began the lighting, which vv.11
carried 011 by wily M or loo Indians nt 11
time, while the great mass kept concealed.
(JcnernlPorsylhu su-po.icd ni ambush,
and did na let tliciu draw lilm Into dan
gerous ground. Colonel Henry started
one hour later than Porsythe, and owing;
lo the exhaustion of his horses had tn
travel very slow. Tlin Seventh hccnnit
smroundedby the icsUkins, but Just an
Ibe circle wos re uly to charge) the Ninth
limko in insm the icar of tho hostile anil
'Ihe weary soldiers slowly reheated,
re.iiblng thn egeney at dark. The In
fantry had been ordered out, but wero
stopi esl by Ihe sight of the head of Urn
column of cavuhy. Tho soldiers, bruvo
nud heroic as they wero, were greatly out
numbered, nnd tlicro ore not enough
troops at this point to clean out these In
dians, wlio are still canined within seven
mile's of tlio agency. Tho damage done)
lo the treopH Is small. Liciitemiiit Mann
of Ccmpiiuv K, Seventh Cuvulrj', was
woundid, plint through the side. First
scrgcuul of Company K was iilsowoanded.
The Indian Jlureuu this moinlm; rs
celvesl a teleirnun front Station A'scnt
Cocicr al thu Pino Ridge Agency, ckitesl
Dei cn.lu r.'-n, stilting Hint the nunibcr of
Indians klllesl in tho late b ittle uggri-g itu
abcut ISO, and that l.V) wero wounded.
Theie were also qbout tliirtj'-Iho soldier
killed, mid Agoht.Cooper states 11 uiunb.T
indioor hss seriously v.oundcL l'alher
Crrcroft, Cat hollo lirlest, was killed,
The Indians made nuuthcrattack on tin'
trooi s yesterday morning, resulting In tit jx
death of two soldier.. Twelve hull ins
were killed and about tho same number
(ieneral Schoficld tccilicd the follow
ing telegram tnim (.eiientl Miles tills
morning, under date of yesterday:
"I reported jesterday statements us re
ceived (rom 1'sili.ni I Porsjthe through
(Jeneral Hrooki', 1 11111 now infonnisl
(but tlio lots in Hint affair were Cnptuhi
Wallace, Seventh Cuvnlry, and tnetitj'-livn
men killed; Lieutenant (iarllnglon' and
thirtj'-fourmen woundeil: nisi, Lleutcniint
Huwlliornc, Sis?oiid Artillery, wounded.
About SOD Indians id or near the agency
nt the time are now here. General
Hrooko retorts that ho expects some will
rcluni. About MM nun now belong tr
the hostile element. 1 cxhM to bent tho
agency to-morrow niomlng, vvlicn I vvill
report moie in dciall."
lTp to a late hour nothing hail been
hcanl from General Miles, after In?
reached the agency.
On Riinnl All Mght With Ills CJiin.
Doviu, N. J., Dec. 3l.-Jo-eph Hileh
Ings, who, last October, married for hi,
second wile the widow of tlio late Joseph
Prisk, Iseoiilluedlii the Dover jail on tho
cliarge of attempted murder of Ids brliL.
Soon after her marriage, tlio wlfo says,
Hltihings became! Imaiicly jealous of her
without tho slightest cause. Ho always;
curried a gun to Ids room upon retiring,
ami a lew nights ago ho followed Mrs.
Hitcblngs lo her room and tat through
the night witli the weapon In Ins hand.
Ilenl-o uirihda razor al all horn's, and
frequently threatened to reduce to luluce
1111 at any nun whom ho found In Ids wife's
company. The wile will go to her par
ents' home in Connecticut until tins in it
tcr is decided.
A Miuilrrou Newsboy.
N) wYouk, Dec. .11. A diminutive nens
boy, but H j ears of age, Meyer Weiss, was:
Hahbtd, perhaps fatally, by another news
boy, Daniel Jordan, aged 13, yesterday
afternoon, near the Ilrooklv n bridge. Jor
dan bad stolen a bundle ot papcisfiotu ,c
10-j-rar-old newsboy, and Wcis was emu
of Hie boys wlio tritsl to get tho papers
back again. Jordan plunged the knlle in
tho handle into Weiss' side. The other
boj-s seiiisl Jordan and mulched him a
prisoner across Diluting House Square to
City Hall Police Station, compelling Iho
lad to hold tlio bbsidv knifo in Ids hand
tho while. Little Weiss Is at Chambers
The (Ironrt.i Conspiracy T1L1I.
Minis, Dec. 31. In the murder con
spiracy tiial j-esteiday three id tlio prlsou
crsvvere put on tho stand totetifvln their
ownbclicilf nnd nuidoa flat deiif'ilof tho
tcstluunvof the two main wituusstvi for
Ihe pre si, ution, lliirch ami P.ohumion. It
is snid Hint the prosecution are holding
bael; the capthat will forever shut out thu
hope of n successful defense, and that
there tiro some very Interesting nnd sen
nitionnl developments jet Income. Thn
trial has already lastcsl nluetci'ii daj-s and
may lii't for eight or ten more.
'Ihe lili.li llmo) AttiieKeit.
Ciiicvcio, Dec. 31. At 11 meeting of thu
Central Parnell llrauch League last night.
John Ik Voy savagely attacked Iho Irish
invojs who lately visited this country.
Hedeeliiiesl the tlnie hud conic to resent
their "falslfjlng" llesnhitloui were
adontcsl ilnillinginc Jlr Dillon to test
lrlh-Amc rlean sentiment by reconvening
Iho uifctliigH that were to he held in
various cities or by railing together "tt
convention of the Irish nice 111 Amoilea."
About fifty persons wcro piescnt at thu
'Ihe llOKiis Chech Game AkiiIii.
Ton no, Ohio, Dee. 31. The old bogus
cheek game was suicc-ssfully plnveVI bore.
On Monday evoningnbout .' o'clock, a dis
trict messenger bo handetl a nolo to thu
eashlerof Liuuson llrotlurs a lc-iuling dry
goods (inn, puriortlng to beslgnod by J.
M, Drown, postmaster, stating (hat tint
postollice wiu short of money owing lo
iho number of monoy oixlers presonttsl
tor paj incut and asking a a favor Hint 11
rlicik for Mil), which wiisemiocsl, should
be cashed, i his was dune and the chuck,
of course, turned out to bo forged w lien
prevented for ptiyuieiit. X'o clue to this
Nkw York, Doc. 1!, Shortly aner rt,
o'clock this morning lire was diaeovoied
in Solomon l'rankle's ismllry stand on
North avenue, In West Washington Mar
ket: iho llnmon spread to tlio adjoining
stands, on Hewitt and Iaivvtnu avenue,
and did 11 damage of l."i,00ii before lliej'
wore chuchod. Ilic caiue of tho lire l un
known. It illicit K Penult U.1111I.
A building permit was lssueid to-day to
John T. Jleany, for tlio orictlou of tliroo
brick bouses 011 Nineteenth street north
west, at a cost of JO.OOU.
laicnl XVcnther l'oienist.
'or the DMrtil of CWumbut, Xiutrrn
Jcttuli mia, .Vim J'tt'i, VWiomiv, iUu'ii
Imid, lii'miii, X-ith Caivtwa, &th Cms.
ol tin, le 11, mitrr'j 1 ill, imnii 1,
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