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THE W&SHINGTOJST C
21ST YEAliN- 0122.
WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAUCIl 0, 1889.
PRICE TWO CENTS
riMAMI. .. -.
ALL SWOM IN.
Hlmplo Ceremonies at the Dcpnrl
nicnts Tlio Change r Adiiilolstni
t loll lltlectoil Without All)' Incite
incut or Ostentation .Incidents (if
Tlio now Secretaries were sworn In lo-ilny,
nml nflcr taking tlio onlli of ofllco they held
nn Informal rcccptlnti, and the chief clerks,
licods of divisions mut bureaux nntl tlio
rnuk nml Mo had tlio opportunity to pay
their respects to tho newly-Installed Sccic
Inrlcs. At tho State, War nnd Navy Depart
ments Sccrctnry Tracy of tho Inst-nnmod
Department was iho first of tlio non Cabi
net ofllccra to bo sworn In, It was 11:1)0 when
Mr. Charles Johnson, 'a notary public nml
personal friend of tho now Secretary, nit
ministered tho onth.
There wcro present In tho Secretarj's
room Secretary Whitney nml bis prlvntc
fccrctnry, I'letchcr, Lieutenant Mason,
Commodores Walker ami Harmony, Chief
Clerk Hogg, Judgo Advocate Ilcnmy, and,
In fact, all tho bends of tho vnrlous beau
icnus ami ofllccrs of tho Departments.
After administering tho oath Secretary
Whitney presented tlio commnndcrs and
chiefs of bureaus nml other high olllclnls,
whllo Licutcnaut Mason presented a num
ber of tho employes and strangers who
called to pay their respects.
Ex-Governor Hcilflcld l'roctor arrived at
tho War Department nt 12.30 o'clock,
whero ho found Secretary Endlcdtt and the
bqienuoniccrs nwaltlug him. Chief Clerk
Twccdalo administered tho oath, after
which Secretary Eudlcolt presented Gen
trnl gcholleld, General Drum, Colonel
JJebcr, (lenernl Casey, General ltcnct, Gen
eral Fnrnsworth, General Ilaiblrd, Stlrgcon-
liincral .Mooro ana all tlio otlior niiicluls.
Tho new Secretary of War did not hold
n formal reception, nut after tho presenta
tions of tho ofllccrs ho went to tho Whlto
Houso to pny bis respects to President Ilar
llSOn, Secretary Wlndom took the oath of ofllco
at 8 o'clock. Secretary Falrchlhl then pre
edited tho officials of the Department, who
bad prcIously assembled In tho room.
The oath of ofllco was ndmlnlstcroil to
Mr. Wlndom by Mr. Fit-patrick of tho
Appointment Clerk's ofllco. Thu
ceremony w as performed In tho Socrctarj 's
olllco. When Jlr. Wlndom had signed tho
,011th, Mr, Falrchild took blm by tho baud,
and snld: "I hope, sir, that when jou como
to leave this Department, it will bo with as
pood n grace as when jou left It before."
Mr. John VanumakerorrIcd from Phil
ndclphta about noon and wasuorii In n)
Postmaster-General this nftcinoonby Judgo
J.nw rcnsoii, who bus performed n llko cere
mony for Postmnitcr-Giuernls. from time
flencral Noble, Secretary of tho Interior,
was sworn In at U o'clock thU afternoon by
Justice Miller of tho Supremo Court.
Secretary of Stato Blalno was sworn In nt
tho Department this nftcrnoon. Tho new
Secretary nrrived at tho Department n fow
minutes after 3 o'clock. A baiidsomo bou
iliut of roses w us wnltlugforhlm. It boroa
card which Mr. Blnlnc carefully rcinov id
mid toro up. lie had to' wait nearly a halt
liour for Justice. Milter of tho Supremo
Court, who administered tho oath. Mr.
Dlnlno was almost ghastly In Ills paleness,
nnd looked infinitely older than ho did
(luring tho 6amo ceremony eight years ago.
In tho Interim, which ho was waiting
for Justice Miller,' Mr. lilalno received his
subordinates in tho Department. The As
sistant Secretary and chief clerk were first
presented, und after them the beads of
Tho oath was administered In tho prc6
encoof nscoio or so of tho Department's
officials nnd a half n dozen reporters. Tho
ceremony occupied, but n few moments and
ionic piaco as uwas nnnounseu ioriw.-u.
Mi. lilalno repeated tho oath in a firm,
though hardly strong voice, nud every ono
present who remembered tho samo cere
mony eight j cars ago remarked bow
much tho Secretary bad aged sluco that
time Mr. Blalno remained at tho Depart
ment but a short, whllo nftor tho ontli was
Sccretnrj Husk opened tbo front door of
the Agricultural Department at 1) o'clock
this afternoon and walked down the, long
ball to tho Secretary's olllce. Ho was met
by cx-Sccrctary Colmnu. A llttlo nftcr,
Mr. LcDow, tho private secretary of tho re
tiring Cabinet olllcer, administered tho
oath. A small crow il of chiefs stood nhout,
nud, aftor tho ceremony, wcro Introduced to
the new Secretary.
A National Conference Ilcfiiu nt V(1
lnril's Hull To-duj.
Tho National Greenback Couforonco bo
gau this morning at Wlllard's Hull. There
wcro twenty or thirty Greeubackcrs In nt
tcudanco when It. W. Ituter of Florldn, tho
hatrnmn, called tho convention to order,
Charles Koberts of California actod as secro
taiy, nnd Gcorgo K. Lommonof New York
lis rending clerk.
Tho first business was the appointment of
n committee of the mi resolutions nud ad
dresses, and n motion limiting tho tlmo of
inch sneaker to ilftcen minutes wnj
L. S. Cow den mndo tho first speech. Ho
advocated tho abolltlou of taxation, tho
issue of greenbacks, and tho abolition o
bank currency. Ho was followed by W
W. Hublcll of Virginia, who urged th
snhio views, and then II. II, Hardy of till
clly submitted a resolution advocating tb
abollshmont of tho public debt.
Tho meeting to-uny was not largely nt
tended, but nt to-night's session moro peo
ple nio expected to bo present. There
were scleral ladles In thoaudlencotblsaftor
noon, who seemed mucli interested In tho
IN SKSSION SIX MINUTKS.
'Iho beniito Ilcurs tbo Minutes unit
I'ruyor mid Adjourns.
Tho Scnato remained In session hut six
minutes to-day. No nominations ) ere re
ceived nnd on motion of Scuntor Allison
tho Scnato adjourned until 13 o'clock to
morrow, The timo wns occupied by tho
lending of tlio Journal nnd Iboprujcr. Tho
Chaplain, in his prajer, lnoked the bless
ing of (lod upon tho now Administration
nnd tlio Cabinet, nnd pinvcd that they
might bo freo from fuuU-HiiuTng.
T.ATi: mSPAltTMIlNT NIJWS.
Tho Department of Stato has received In
formation, throuch tho Consul nt Colou,
that a dccrcoiias been Issued by tho (lov
trnmont nt I'miauia, to go into effect on
tho 1st of July next, subjecting foreign
(nit, tobacco and fermented liquors to im
port duties, 'Ihorato of duty Is 'it cents
pur kilogram on unit, -0 cents per kllogrum
on tobacco, whatever tho quality, and .1
cents per kilogram on Ilquois,
Uoud offerings to-day aggregated $"03,
fC0 !'(, as follows: S0O,O0U, 30,000 and
S1S,B00, nt 108.
A Colcbrnted C'liiiruttur
Among Iho Wist Yiigluliius In tho city to
witness tlio Inauguration Is Captain Moses
Leo Skenton, tlio celebrated South lliaucli
tcout and guide. Ho bus his ejo on Com
missioner of Internal ltoveuuo Miller's
kIiocs, nml, know lug us much nbout catch
ing nud cooking black b.iss ns any man in
AVifct Vlrglnkt, ho hopes to get theio. Ills
tllst liiqutiy wasi "Does 1'reeldiiit llaitjsou
oo to lltut" Captain Skoutou waathu
cuut of his friends, cvD'strlet Attoruo)
Woithlngton and Mr A, A. lilrnoj,
Intcrr-liitu riivldni; .Miilu,
An Instirstuto cocking main Is hUughcld
nt llludousbiiig this afternoon, A big del
cgatlonof I", 1'. V.'scameup fiom. Alex
niidilatbls morning rcparcd to back their
favorites, und thoy woro Joined by equally
oulldcut e oitemen from Washington anil
I'JtniTV H"OK WOltK,
A Yimnff rUhnocUct Indicted In Short
Louis T. Kenned-, n young whlto man, Is
likely to hne very llttlo caii'o to complain
of tho law's delay. While riding on tho
platform of a borso-car, Aaron fl. lloblnsnu,
n iltor from Mar) s file, Ohio, found that
somebody was taking bis gold watch out of
bis pocket, Tbo pickpocket rnu with tlio
property, hut was enpturcd.
Tho grand Jury had not been sworn lu
for hnlf nn hour this morning befnro an
Indictment wits found, charging Kennedy
with larceny fiom tho person. Ho was nr
ralgncd and entered n pica of not guilty,
Mr, Cojlo of tho District Altorncj's olllco
asked tho Court to assign the man counsel
nnd to try tho cano nt 0 o'clock this nftor
noon In order to cnnblo Mr. Robinson, to
u.o his return ticket to MorjsUUo nnd
a old tho cxpenso of bringing him back to
Hon nit Olllcer I.cd Ills Cniiitiinnd In
tlio Iiiniigiirnl ruriidc.
Ono of the drollest spectacles of tho
military pageant of Inauguration day was
that of an officer leading his company on n
trlcyilc. Ho handled tho machine with
great skill, niado II almost cavort as it It
bad been a horse, and whirled about and
wncd Ills sword nnd kept his proper posi
tion In relation to his command with tho
utmost enso and grace. The innovation, it
is needless to say, commanded tho w lid ap
plause of tho multitude, tho company nnd
its commander being cheered nil ulong tho
THi: DISTltlCT OOVi:itXMUXT.
Tho Commissioners ha-,o forwarded to
Scuntor Ingalls their reply to tho Scnato
resolution, calling upon them for all Infor
mation In their possession concerning tho
exclusion of persons from tho charitable
Institutions on account of color or previous
condition of servitude. A circular letter
wns cent to tho tartans Institutions, calling
upon tho managers to stnto any cases of
discrimination, nnd tho answers of all of
them hno been sent to Scuntor Ingalls
and they show that no ono was cxeludod
on account of color.
Illegal Occupation Allccoil.
Colonel John M. Wilson has complained
to tho Commissioners of tho Illegal occupa
tion of rescruitlou No. lot, situated be
tween 8ccnth and Ninth nud Maryland
and Virginia nenuis southwest, by n largo
pile of stone belonging to tho District. He
requests that tho obstruction bo removed nt
once, nnd Hint tho police bo directed to ar
rest iiny ono placing obstructions there In
(Streets III Subdivision.
Dr. L. C. Loomls has written tlio District
Commissioners n letter, In which ho calls
attention to tho Irregularity of streets in
tho various subdivisions, and snvsthnt until
tlio streets are legally laid out no transfers
of land can validly bo mndo. Dr. Loomls
also thinks that no streets should bo named
nlpunbitlcnliyuojon.il "W." Ho sajstlut
A, l linn , sirccis wuuiii va oeyonu mo
present city limits, anyway, nud that Y
sounds so much llko I und that 7. sounds
so much llko O that endless confusion
would result from sticits being given
these letters for names.
VurloiiH District Matters,
Henry E. Bauer has protested against an
alleged Illegal condemnation of tlio pump
nt Four-and-a-hulf strcot nud Marjlund
a cnuo soutbw est. lie saj s tho bandlo has
been removed from tho pump, und tho
ft holo neighborhood nro deprlv ed of tho
uso of the water.
Tho receipts of tho Collector for Febru
ary amounted to S-10, 100.01, an Increase of
Permit Clerk McDcvItt has reported
William Kller for violating tho plumbing
Tho Commissioners liavo decided to lay n
sow cr on tho cast side of Sixth street north
east, between Massachusetts avenue and
B strict, when funds aro available.
Chlif Engineer I'nrrls' report for tho
month of February shows that thcro were
twintynlnims for fire, causing n loss of
SIS.Col, on which there was an lusurnuco of
1M. L. Smith hasbcennppolntedaprlvnto
of class ono of the police force, vice J. T.
(Inventor llouvcr'n Hjnilicitte,
l'liit.ADKi.riHA, Murrb ). A sjndlcnto
under tholinmo of tho .Mutual Stc.im Heat
ing Companj-, headed by Governor Beaver,
Sidney Dillon, William llockefcllsr mid
other prominent men, will, as soon ns tho
frost is out of tho ground, begin lajlug
pipes to heat by steam 10,000 houses lu thu
northeastern sictlon of this city,
at Tin: iioTi:r.s.
M, lUvrvvoiiT. New York, nnd It. (1. Hup
per, Ornngc, Now Joiscy, mo at Wuloker's.
Tiiomab ('. lioiirxiiK, Now York, nnd ox
Senator Mubone, Virginia, are ut Cham
M. It. Hull, ChleiiRo; V..H. Hammond, Mom
phlK, and U. II. (Hies, Oihkosh, I,, uro at
W. II. MUMiomi, Hultlmorci D. U. Heath,
Boston: bei rotary ltiik and J, L, Husk, Wis
consin, uio at the Khbltt House.
(.'. W. Waiiii v, New York: 1). (I, Mlllmiu,
Hrldpi'pmt, Conn.; V. H. flark, Albany, N. Y,,
nnd II, II, Hiuuks, Alton, HI., aro ut the Hun
ihill. Heniiv I.OIUI, New York; Hornco A. Wal
ton, Philadelphia John 1'. linger, Ashland,
Ky.. iindW. II. l'leinbiB, Louisville, Kj., lire
nt tlio At no.
O W. WniTVfci n. Dover. Del.; A. H. Drnnor,
Albany, N. V.i . II. W'nlfe nml wife. Pitts
burgj it. II. hllvirinnn. Now Yoik, and (Innrno
(l.linet, Jlcinplih, Teuu., nio nt the Ith.;t;s
Sin. ami Mil". Annum hrovr, Clnolnnalli 1".
v. Mtnitiruinorv. lllwaukee: John N. Htew
art nnd U, v. .lavnen, Ohio, and W, II.
Illriiiini! ham. Ala., me at the
Jims T, Wuru, Chailesb Colt nnd W. T.
lllekH, New Voiki .1 0, VV, llniiidoii. t'lnrks
vllle, Tcun.t A. li. lVrklns, Mlniieiotii, nnd
II. A. Tiiinlluson, Atelil.on, Kiiu,, aro at the
JAMr W llEieu, riilrnito: Henry K. Pas
sett, Cleveland, Ohio; William MoVli-linel,
Mrs. U. J, nud MUh II. Iluininlll, New York;
1'. .1. linker, Philadelphia, nml I'luild M,
Uwlft, Detiolt, mo ut thu ArlliiKton,
li, 51. lliumiKi., New York; J. 0. Drown,
Cincinnati; J.T Hmlth, Jr. llrooltlyn; Ceorue
II, Webster, Jr., ChlenKo; Dr. Kophln K. How
ard, nml John Hay Howard, Auburn, N Y;
It, U Ihiwilpht, Clovr-lund. Ohio, nml J, O
Lyons, Now York, nn i nl WiJlwi'Hi
SlAY GET OFFICES
isomi: or tiii: many oaniiihati:s
l'oit i'i:i)i:kat. rosiTio.NH,
A T.lnt CincrliiK Onl n Minnll I'urtloll
nr llin I'lold, Yet full (if Interest
Ohio on Hrtnili Alert nnd llncruetlu
ns t'siinl Other .Slntcs lu tbo I'm.
Now that the Cabinet olllccs aro filled tho
clamor for lesser ofllccs under tho Govern
ment is beginning lo bo heard. 'I ho clans aro
gathering lu force, and tlio pressure being
brought to bear upon tho President Is ap
preciable. Although tho Houso of lteprcsou
tatlv cs has adjourned, tho hcavj--w eight pol
iticians nro remaining In tho city looking
after their constituents' Interests. Governor
Forakcr of Ohio has camped down within a
stone's throw of tho White Houso and Is said
to have tbo Interests of a number of Buckoj o
Stato ofllcccckers nt heart.
Senator Sherman Is said to bo at tho bond
of a largo following of men whom howlshcs
to lend into patriotic positions with mone
tary considerations attached.
A hot fight is being waged for tho posi
tion of First Assistant l'otmastcr-(leuorai
between M. B. Sherwln of Cleveland, Ohio,
und C. L. l'oorman of Belmont.
W. A. Bovey of Dcniilson, Ohio, Is gun
ning for tho position of Appointment
Clerk of tho Interior Department.
Stato Senator Coulter of Steubcnvllle,
Oeorgo Hoy of Coshocton nud XInJor Moun
lian of Now Lisbon, Ohio, nro having n
tight rnco for tho plnce of Sltth Auditor of
Dan Itansdall nnd Major Moso McLaln of
Indianapolis mako h good pnlr nud nro
working bnrd for each other, llansdnll
wants to bo Marshal of tho District while
Major Moso has on ejo on tho Belgium
0. W. Bllevcr of Liberty, Ind,, would
llko to bo nn auditor in tlio Treasury, and
C. C. Brlnckley, from tho HooMcr Stato,
thinks ho would llko n similar position.
Wlnfleld Sllvey of lllulltun, Ind., would
llko n consulship lu Japan.
Hon. John C. New of Indiana, It Is said,
will very likely bo sent to tho Court of St,
Judgo L. W. Brown of Wauseou, Ohio,
wants to bo Consul-dcncrnl nt Montreal,
Ex-Speaker Ilodgo of Ohio is nn appli
cant for tho position of Governor of
Alaska, tho piaco now'Ullcd by Governor
Dick Parsons of Cleveland is making n
dash for Comptroller of tbo Currency. Ho
Is snld to bo backed by Senator Sherman.
Judgo Lawrence, ex-Comptroller of tho
Currency, wonts vindication by a renouilnu
tlon to that position. 0
M. A. Walton of Greene, County, Ohio,
thinks bo would (It lu Deacon Obcrlj's piaco
as Indian Commissioner.
Hubert Enton of Ohio Is nftcr the samo
George Wilson of Butler County. Ohio,
would llko to bo Deputy Commissioner of
Josh. K. Brown of Columbus thinks ho
can servo his country well as Minister to
tho Sandwich Islands.
Young Ben. Heist of Dajton, however,
with Senator Sherman nt his back, is push
ing for tho samo place.
II. C. Harding of Franklin would like to
go to Birmingham, Eng., as Consul,
John I,. Strjou of Non ark thinks tho
Coiisul-Ucncral'lu.Novn Scotia has'nu easy
tlmo of It.
Marcus Sulrcr of Indiana Is hero looking
out for a soft bcrthundcr Attoruej-Gcncial
Tho ofllco of Pension Agent at Columbus,
Ohio, Is ii good one, and A. II. Colo of
Portsmouth wants to succeed (111. Durgar
in that place.
N. II. Tubbs of Hamilton, Ohio, Is covet
ing the desk of Swamp Lund Agent lu tlio
General Land Olllco.
Tho applicants for tho position of Gov
ernment Printer uro legion. Tho Illinois
men nro nuking a strong fight for their
favorite, Captain Meredith, who has nu nil
mil able soldier record and Is nn able man.
Herman Hasslock, a Southern Kcpublican
from Nashville, Tcnn., is to tho front.
Besides thcro aro n number of Westerners
nml half a dozen District mon.
A vacancy w 111 probably bo made very
soon In tho ofllco of tho united States Dis
trict Attorney 'at Iudlaiyipolls. John I.
Dilllo of Huntington, Ind., nnd John Cock
run of Brookcvlllc, liid., nro out for tho
W. H. Pntcliell of Union City, Ind., wnuts
to be n consul lu China.
George ltoblason of Mount Vernon, Ind.,
Is nn applicant for a position ns u national
Stato Siuator E. G. Hathbono of Ohio Is
hustling for the Colloctorshlp of Internal
llovcnuo nt Cincinnati.
John Clements of Chlllicothe, Ohio, Is
keeping oven pace with him for the samo
coal. J. II. Simmons of Portsmouth and
Marcus Hoggs of Cbllllcotho aro also en
tered in tho nice.
Governor A. J. Shumnii of Illinois Is u
modest, but likely to bo a successful appli
cant for tho post of Coiisut-Ooiicrnl at
Berne, Switzerland. He is one man against
whom there will probably bo no opposition
raised. Ho wns Lieutenant-Governor of
tho Stato of Illinois and has n record nbovo
rcpiouth. Ho was tHinty-llvo jeais editor
of thoChtingo Jaciuimi Jom mil, nud, at a
beck of the hand, could nilso an, army of
nimtcniiui oacuers to ins cimm.
BOMK OUTSIIIK OOSSIf.
It Is said that ex-Consul General Sow all
may bo sent back to Somoa in ills former
tupaclty, but with Increased powers.
Whltcinw lit M Is booked for tho Court
of St. James. Ex-Senator Hcndoreou of
Missouri Is likely to bo sent to Austria. John
C. New has been promised cither tho Spau
Ish or Kalian Mission. Ex-Senator Palmer
may bo sent to Franco It llenrcsentatlvo
Hltt is not appointed Minister to tli.it
AVm. Walter Phelps Is talked of for tho
German Mission. General Longstrcet may
get n South American Mission and Swift of
California tho Chinese, Ex-Minlsters Fos
ter and Kasson. It Is thoucht, will enter the
Diplomatic ranks again, and 'Chairman J
Huston of liullauA and ex-Senator .Miller
will bo provided for.
General Brown of Ohio, Corporal Lander
of New York and cx-Coiigressninn John
ston of Indiana nro candidates for tho Com
inlstloncrsliip of Pensions.
Tlio Heeroturles Hy liirno1l.
Secretaries Bnjard nnd Whitney held fnro
well receptions j istenlny afternoon to thu
emplojcs In their respective Departments.
Sccrctnry Whltniy was sui rounded by tho
Navy Department ihlefs of bureaus. To
those who expressed regrets at his leaving,
Mr. Whitney replied bj telling them that
they had nothing to regret. General Trucy,
ho snld, was a piraoiinl fileml of his and one
who ho knew would lis well liked and re
spected by tlio Navy Department cuiplovcs.
Mr. Whitney w 111 Icav o Washington for New
York on thu Mh Inst. Mr. Iliijnrd has de
elded to remain in Washington until the
middle of Maj', when bo will return to Wil
mington and prnctlce lnw. Assistant Sec
retary Hives of tho Stato Department has
tendered his resignation to take effect nt
once. Ho left last evening for Now York
cltj, wheiobo will resume the puietlco of
YlnltOlli I'lOlll Tciiiichhco.
A good piopoitlonot tho members of tho
Tennessee legislature nnd u party uf l.ullcs
enuio on to witness tho Inauguration. A
Samuel W. Hawkins. KcnuMlcan ennui-
date for Governor nt tho last election, nud
other prominent, Republicans aro with thu
party, 1 hey return to Nnshvlllo to-ulght.
Admitted to l'raitlie.
Captain Henry N, Martin of Now Or
leaus was to-tlay admitted to practice In
tho Supremo Court of Iho United States,
at Tin: wiii'jt. houhi:.
Tlio l'rcsldcnt Kept Iltisy Itecchlng
Tho Prcident this morning, nflcr re
ceiving for nn hour or two, found that tho
handshaking exhausted him. But not to
disappoint tho great crowd outside, ho
camo on tho portico, and a lino of
policemen, with arms evtended, being sta
tioned on tho steps to kicp tho people
back, Iho President nodded bis head nnd
frequently lifted his lint. Colonel Wilson
stood to tho left of tho President, Soma of
tho old vclerans extended their bands to
tho I'relclinl, nnd notwithstanding that
Colonil Wilson edenvoied to prevent them,
President llnrrl'on cordlnliy grasped tho
extended hands, and gave them a hearty
All tho members of tlio new Cabinet, with
tho oxoeptlon of Mr. Blnlue, called on tho
President this morning.
ine iTceiueni neiu a reception tnn nucr-
noon for visiting clubs nnd civic oignnl-n-tlon,
which was largely attended. Tlio
Vmidcrbllt Association called at J.:)0
o'clock. Tbo association comprised soino
sevinty numbers, prominent men of
Charleston, S. C. Each member woro
n spilg of palmetto, emblematic! of
their State. Congressman Dlbblo
of South Carolina presented tho nssocln
tlon. Iho Alabama Hepubllcans called af
ter tho Vnndcrhllt Association, nnd tlio
Iown Bnttallou, under commnnd of Col. W.
E. Dnv Is, nlsopnld their compliments, Tho
mcnibcii) of the battalion, who havo all
seen ccrvlco In the war, w ciu attired lu the
regulation bluo uniform.
Hcmcscntattvo Heed of Maine called.
HeprescntatlvoMcColnas brought n dozen
1 n rW mill T'ntti ttil lsn til-- 1Fnrip.iir.Tt I rt I It n I
Henderson of Iowa and Thomas of Illinois
each presenttd several friends.
Secretary Husk and Senator -Snootier
mndo n brief coll, nnd Hccictnry Proctor
nnd Sicntnry Noblo wcro at tho heads of
delegations from their respective Stntcs.
Other cnllcrs were Sccrctnry Wlndom.
Scnntor Allison, Hipresentlvcs Dibble of
South Cnrollun, Mcltca of Arkansas und
Wlso of Indiana.
At 11 o'clock the President went to the
Blue Parlor ami shook hands with tho Jus
tices nnd ofllccrs of tho Supremo Court of
tho United States. '1 ben ho went to his
desk nnd nbout noon again camo duw n to
the East Hoom. Hero an Indiana delega
tion of several hundreds win waiting.
Heprcscntutlvo Brownoof Indiana, who
headed tho delegation, mndo a brief speech
in which ho told General Harrison that thoy
bad come, not to consume any of his valu
able tlmo, but only to tender as friends nud
neighbors their heartfelt congratulations
on his Induction to tho Presidential office.
Tho President's answer was brief, and
delivered In an c.isj", low tone. Turning to
the Indlnniaus ho snld: "I dcslio to return
thanks to you for tho kind word expressed
by General Browne. As I sco nbout mo my
Indiana friends, I feel tho smnllncss o
this house, large as it Is, and its Inadc
quncj to nccommodnto nil hero during jour
stny In Washington. I would bo glad to
extend to all of vou a homo welcome, such
ns many of vouhivo oftou given me. I
bono jou will nil hnvo a Sato and comfort
able return to jour homes."
Tbo members of thu delegation, nmong
whom were a number of Indies, were thcu
Introduced to General Hnrrlson In turn,
und encli shook hands with him.
Tinnu m:w cjuahtkhs.
Itounis of tlio l'lesldeiltlal
the White House,
Tho rooms occupied by tho l'rcsldont nnd
Mrs, Harrison nro In tho southwestern cor
ner of tho Whlto House. Tho Executive
Mansion is divided in two parts on tho sec
ond lloor. One of these, tho Eastern, Is
given over to tho'olllecs of tho President,
the meeting rooms of the Cabinet aud tlio
offices of the private secretary" tind of the
telegraph operators and to tho public re
Tho President will occupy tho central
npattminl on tho south front know n ns tho
"Prlnco of Wales' Hoom," fiom tho fact
that tho Prlnco slept lu that chamber dur
big bis staj- lu Washington many jears ngo,
Tiro rooms on tlio north fiont havo been
assigned to Mr. and Mrs. McKee, Mr. nud
Mrs. Hussell Harrison nnd tbo McKco chil
dren, baby McKeO slicplng In H19 central
fiont room Just vacated by Mr. and Mis.
A lUll'lIllI.IU.VN CAUCUS.
Conference of Senators Itcgnrdliie Ar
rangement of Committed,
A caucus of Hcpubllcan Sountors was
held in tho Semite Committee on Commence
rooms to-dnj-, Tho caucus wns called to
order at 12.30 p. m. aud remained lu session
until 3 o'clock.
Scnofor Edmunds presided. Tho only
quistlon before tho caucus was tho recon
struction and rearrangement of tho Scnato
committees, made necessary by the retire
ment from tho Scnato of n number of Sen
ators and tho entrance Into tlio Scnato of a
number of now members.
After n general discussion of the matter
n committee was appointed to 1111 all
vacancies now existing in committees and
report to n future caucus for their final
action. Thocnmmtttio consists of Sena
tors Piatt, Allison, I'.varts, Dolph, Maudcr
ton, Qua) nud Plumb.
vioi, i:nci: and itoiuu:iiY.
Crimes Committed Dining the 1'ast
l'evr lliljs lu Ibis City.
William M, Mooro of Buriisvlllc, N. 0.,
was knocked down 011 Pcimsjlvnnla nvonuo
on tho night of tho !ld lust, nnd robbed of
his pockctbook containing his railroad
ticket and iJ-19 in money,
Willlum II. Mcungerof Harper County,
Ark., hnd stolen from his vest pockit bis
nturu tlikit nud J 10 in money.
J. A. Van Wlnklo nt Pntterson, N. J,,
whllo nt the National Museum yesterday,
bad his pockctbook stolen from his pocket,
1). N. Peters, 100,1 North Carolina avenue
eouthenst, hnd his pocket picked at tho
Baltimore nnd Ohio depot jesterdny nml a
gold watch taken.
G. II. Lev Ine, Boston, Mass., reports
tnai wiiiio 111 tlio company 01 n woman at
an assignation houso on Virginia avenue,
ho had stolen fiom him n diamond ring
nnd $15 In monoj.
H. M. Davis, Hoadlej-, Va had his scarf
pin stolon jesterd!.
Moses BuclUcr, Harpershiirg, W. Vn.,
had Ids pocket pltkcd esterdaj, and n
pocket-book containing 30 In money taken
h 0111 blm,
Mngglo MeElioj1. coiner Third nnd 0
streets uoithenst, vvlillo on Fifteenth street
last night, had stolen from her pocket her
puise, containing papeis and $" In money.
Monlt- Flohr, 000 South Ann street, Bal
timore, Mil., leports stolen fiom him ut thu
Bnltlmoro nud Ohio btntlou a gold watch,
chain and locket.
D.ivld Wolf of Torrantown, l'a had
stolen fiom him Monday evening 11 gold
watch nnd chain, guard nml overcoat.
A llisiiriitii Itcslntiiiuc.
ZvNinui, Maich (). Thcro was severe
lighting ut Bogomojo Suiuluj. Tho Arabs,
having occupied tho shore nt every point
wluro 11 lauding could bo effected, attacked
the Germans with great fuiy, and, In spite
of tho combined llroof tho men-of-war and
murines, held their own until their chief,
iiiisiuri, wns woiiuiieu, wiieiiiuey iciircu.
dtilin Dillon' Ilepiiiluie,
Lomo March t).-At 11 u'elock this
morning John DUlou, M, P took tho Until
ut Vlctoila btatloii for the steamer whlih Is
to cam him to Australia. A huge number
of his friends wire gathered, nud gave him
nil enthusiastic scud-olT,
All I'dllor Stricken Ditvru.
Puubrotf, Mi.sN,,Marcht).Mujor Hotch
hle,u veteran of tho rebellion and Mexican
war and editor of tho National liepubllcnii.
was Blrickcnwltu parnljslsjostordny But
small hopes of bis recovery nro entertained,
miigi! or tiii: wi:st.
U lint' Ilio
CltrcAno, March ft, Iho Tribune Ibis
morning unjs; Tho new Cabinet will bo re
gal ded by tho country favorably. Whllo I
contain several men who have hnd nsjet
no trial In public life, It has no member ot
low or doubtful personal chniacter and
uono wlio Iins been without Inrgo cxperl
mco of cither n political or n business
nature. Tho Cabinet, ns n whole, Is In
tended for nclmlnlstratUo rather than pollt
The AVus sajs; Taken as n whole, It is u
good ono, Hnd Mr. Harrison been allowed
another j car lu which to consider the matter,
It may bo doubted whether ho could have
chosen eight stronger men than Messin.
l'.l.ilnc, Wlndnin. Proctor, Tracj, Noble,
Wanamaker, Miller and Husk.
1 ho Iff raid says: Tho llerahl doos not seek
to bo advised I ii bow far Iho Cabinet of Presi
dent lIatTlsoii,niitiouuccd and confirmed j cs
tcrday, Is the result of his own undoubted
personal choice under tho earlier traditions
of (ho Government. It Is to bo slnccrily
hoped ho Is satisfied with tho seleetlon, for
probably fe.w other people entertain n simi
Tho Timcf savs: "It might bo vastly
better and vnstly worso. Mr. Ulnlnn Is
easily Its dominant spirit. Mr. Noble, Mr.
Wanamaker and Mr. Miller uro unknown
quantities In public nUnlrs. Jeremiah
Itusk, formcily Governor of Wisconsin, Is
ns llttlo known lu tho East ns lu tho West
Is Ilcdfleld Proctor, formerly Governor of
Vermont, The majority of tho Cabinet
hnv6 their spurs to win."
Tlio (llvbc makes no comments.
Tho Inler-Oecan makes no comments.
San l'n vxcisco, March 0. Speaking of
Iho Cabinet the Kxamimr (Dem.) tills
morning sajs: "President Harrison has ru
pcatid the mistake rnado by Mr. Clov eland
nnd chosen bis udvlscis from men unknown
to tho country.".
Tlio Chronicle (Hep.) sajs: "Tho threo
most Important divisions, the South, tho
extreme West nnd the Pacific Coast have
no rcprcscntntlvo nnd no voice lu tho "Cabi
net, although every consideration would
6Cim to be In favor of their being so repre
sented. Tho Pacific Const will feel hurt nud
Injured nt being Ignorned. President Har
rison has committed n serious error nnd
ono w hlch must mllltnto ngnlnst the success
of his Administration."
KINO MILAN AllIHCATl'.S.
Son Will Ascend tbo Throne of
Sen la as Ills .Successor.
Uri on vw, March 0. King Mllnu to-day
iibdlcatod the throno of Scrvln in fnvor of
his sou. To-morrow tho joung Prlnco
Alexnuderwlll bo proqlnlmcd King.
Premier Hlsfltch nnd M. Protlteh and.
Billmnr Kovlo hnvo been appointed regents
until tho Prlnco Is of age.
Ocn.Wnnnmnlicr Conies to Washington.
Piiu..Mii:i.t'iit, March 0. Mr. John
Wannmakir, tho ucwlj-conflrmed Post-mnBtcr-Geiicral
In President Harrison's
Cabinet, left for 'Washington this morning
on tho fast express, leaving tho depot of
the Baltimore and Ohio company nt 8.0.
Ho wns accompanied by his son, Mr.
Ultimas Wanamaker, and by Mr. J one,', his
lire in riilliulelnlila.
Piiii.aiiem'UIV, Maich 0. Early this
morning Uro entirely destroyed tho build
ings, Nos. 1S03 nnd lb09 Hopo street, occu
pied by D. J. Fow it Brother ns n wool
warehouse. Tho contents were nlso ile
btrojed. Loss, 5-10,000; insured.
Hosemau Hendricks of engine 15 was
very badly hurt by fulling timber.
An Awful Trngoilj.
Tf.Mri.r, Tnxs, March 0. An awful
tragedy was enacted on tho streets hero
jestcrdaj-. Alfred and Herbert Hother en
gaged In a gun fight with Tom and Hugh
Mattock. Iho latter wns killed outright
and Tom Mattock Is djiug.
Sidney Ilnrtlett It) lug.
Ho.TOS, Mvss., March C Tho Hon. Sid
ney Bartlett, a leader of tho Boston Bnr,
and n director of tho Chicago, Burlington
nnd CJitlncy Hnllroad, Is djiug. Mr. Hal t
lctt passed his With birthday last February.
VINANCIAI. AN11 COMMIUtCIAr,.
Hie Stock and Money Market.
Ni.wYokk, Mnrcli (k Monoy, SJQ3 per
cent. Exebiingo steadj ; posted rules, 4WJ
4S03; actual intcs, ibtKTj.ly)! forslxtydajs
and 4SI1Q1S91 for demand.
Gov eruments steadj : currency Cs, VJO bid:
Is, coupon, 1371 bid; -lis, do., 1072 bid.
The stock market opened strong except
for Manhattan, which was excessively weak
and declined 4 per cent, on selling bj Insid
ers and others because of tho dot laratlou of
a scrip Instead of a cash dividend on the
'Iho unloading was quite fieo ut times,
and It was evident from Iho manner lu
vi bleb tbo stock w as olTcred that somo of Its
holders were anxious to get out. Tho rest
of Iho stocks were sttong, and under tho
lead of tho giaugers and Oregon stocks
prices ndvaneeiH to 'il tier lint. At this
writing Iho market is dull.
Tbo New York Stocks.
Tho following aro tho prices of tho Now
York and Chlcngo mnrhitsns reported by
special wire to C. T, Havenner iV Co., Oil
F street northwest:
I do. nfd..
1). L. it W
Del. it Hud.
L. A N
M., K. AT.
an1 it. ivivv. rt.
OIL do. pfd...
11 St. Paul
Union Pnc. (3
W. Union.. bO
N. Y. Ccn...
Am. Cots'd nsb
Chi., B.t li 1001
The Chicago Slarllet.
May 100? 1013
Juno.... IM WI
July bSl bill
May 1 3.-.J
June Ml ."J
July 1101 3l!i
May !7s 27J
June 91) -01
July -0$ 'Jill
AVimliliiKtiui Stuck llxcliiuiKO,
Miscellaneous Bonds W. .t G. It. It,
Co., 10S; Masonic Hall Ass'rt, 100; Wtvh.
Mnrket Co., 110; Wash. Light Infantry, 1st,
100; Wash. Light Infuutij. Sd, 0.1; Wnsb.
Gns I Igbt Co,, Til: Wash, (las Scrip. 1SSJ.
National Hank Stocks lkink of Wash,,
!Wtt; Bank of Hi public, ISO; Metropolitan,
S00; Central, 910; Second, lfil); runners1
nud Meihmilis', 10.1; CttUens', 1S3; Colum
Hiilhond Stocks Wushlngton it (icorgc-tovvii.-SOiMitiopolItnu,
111; Columbia, 30;
Cup. .t North O tt as.
Iiisuianco Stocks Firemen's, 40; Frank
lin, 41; Metropolitan, 7r; National Union,
10: Aillngton,101;Coreoriin,(lt; Columbia
lllS;Gciniiin-Ameilc.in, Iw ; Potomac, W;
Gus nnd Eleetile Light Stocks Wash
ington (Ins, 411; (Jeorgttown Gus, 40; U.
S. Electric Light 0J.
Tclephouo btpeksChosapeako it Poto
Miscellaneous Stocks Washington Mar
ket Co., 17; Washington Brick Macblno
Co.. K00; Nutlonal Press Hi lei: Co., 30:
Great Fulls Ico Co., LIS; Hull Ituu Pnuo-
rimin Co., '.5; Hcul Estate T'ltlo Insuraneo
Co., 110; National safe iicposii uo., siu; vfiints nu uiieoinmoniy mgouo lortnopur
Ainerlcau GiapbophouoCo., S3; Columbia pooof rnrrjlug out an especially elaborate
Title lusurnuco Company, Oj. ' project for a terrapin dinner lor twclvo
fl Ii1 ATI 1 1 lii IV 1 A niliVM
VJJ11 X LI.U Jll.Ullvl.JLi
j'oit root) si'ppi.ir.s
."nine Sketclii's I'lnoi the l.lfo Veil nml
l'cnrll I'lctnrr nf IIujith unit Hell
ers St enen lit Ilurty Mnrulnj? Niune
J'liiullliir I'lgiircs AiiioiiK tbo .Muny
Ever look Into Ibeillj's moulhf
Iho big red brick mouth with lis graceful
towirsnnd Us long lows of whlto stalls
llko well-cleaned teeth (hat masticate tho
cltj's food nml distribute II to the Millions,
where It Is mndo rendy to supply strength
nnd life to tho cltj's people T
It Is nu Interesting plnce, this big Centre
Market, down bj Iho Avenue, It Is n llttlo
city lu Itsilf, snvo that there nro no sleep
ing places there. But It has 11 population
ns distinct nud separate fiom that of the
rest of tho city ns It could be, living hnlf
IU lives lu tlio clly nud making Its living
from tlio appetites of city people. '
They como In whllo jou nro asleep, nud
before jou get Into jour slippers logo
down to tho breakfast tho servants havo
brought jou, fresh from this same market,
halt their dav's work Is over.
'1 hoy nro plain people, not too careful us
to clothes, nnd they will drive n 1 lose bir
galn when they havo n customer disposed
to bo sharp; but vou will now hero llml ears
more readily vibrant to tbo appeal of
hunger from plnchciMooklng lips than
those of these Fame market people
Thcv havo all sorts of people to ileal
with, these market men nud women.
inero is one .iiimico 01 mo Mipromo
Court of tho United Stnles who goes 1 11 the
market himself whenever ho Is going lo
gtvoouoof his famous dinners nud selects
the rnw material for IIkmihiiI.
Lots of Congressmen hnvo n habit of
Stopping nt this market In their walk up to
.1 Uote 11,ii (jaln,
tlio Cnpltol In tho morning they walls for
their lioulth nnd selecting n Joint or n
fowl for dinner.
Thoy say that whllo Mr. Arthur was
President ho paid an occasional visit to
tbo market, and many other prominent
men In public havo done so.
Aud to a character student, who likes to
tec the odd sorts of humanity, there Is no
place like tho market. Theio Is scarce 11
jihaso humanity that ho will not sec in nu
hour ut tho market. Every class, of society
Is of necessity represented either by person
or by proxy, necuuso everj body eats,
Tho hotel stewards aro among thu early
comers, and thoy aro about the largest
bujers tho mniket men sco. An Interesting
ilns Is tlio landladies of tholilg boarding
houos of the lictler sort. They uro sharp
vlsogcd for tho most part, nud n market
man has lo bo v cry bright to get ahead of
one of them.
.hero was ono woman at tho mnrkot this
morning who was fairly tjplcal of her
class. Sho worn a wiup tint had ono day
been handsome, tho 1 ellc of past prosperity,
perhaps; a black bonnet, und when she
enme In the door nnd cast her sharp blue
ejes about as If she regarded tho mniket
house a battle-Held on which sho Intended
to bo victorious, sho took oil a p.ih of
black cloth gloves and folding them up
careiuuy put uieni nun uir pockii.
Sho wint Hut to tho row of green
grocers' stalls. At tbo flist slull sue of
fered to pav slty cints for 11 bushel of po
tatocs. Tho markctmnu told her that tlio
prleo of potutoes wns some fifteen cents
more than that nud then tho haggling bo-
gnjL JU.t1.nuI11nt.od by her saving that tho
nn nbout 0 o'clock last evening to about
H) persons, comprising tho Boys in Blue of
roy, N. Y., and their wives, und the Clave
nd Grays, an organization which, In 1841,
icortcd William Hcnrj- Harrison through
i,i:avin in dboves.
Ifty Thousand Tersons Depart I'ronv
the City To-l)ay.
It Is estimated that over .10,000 people left
fnsblngton to-day. Every out-going train
as filled to Its utmost capacity, but thcro
as no noticeable decrease In tho crowds
jat throng tho stations. It Is very dlffer-
nt from tho enthusiastic, merry, jubilant
rowd that surged through theso same gates
eforo Inauguration. Tho women are
allld, most of therahayo colds contracted
rora standing In tlio rnln, and tho men
reary, limp and spiritless. They chocred
.0 new President andnowthclrvolces havo
inch tho sound of n rusty Hie being grated
gainst a pleco of metal. Tbo demand for
erths In tbo Pullman cars was never
renter nud tho man ut tho ticket olllco Is
ept very busy.
A number of mllltnry compnulcs nnd po
llcnl clubs left for homo to-dny. They
nnrded their special trains at Maryland
venuo aud Ninth street.
Tho Eighth Massachusetts Regiment was
(10 first to leave. Thoy marched down tho
ivenuo from their quarters before 7 o'clock
Ids morning. They were followed an
lour later by the Third Connecticut Hegl
ncnt, w ho left lu n special train of teu cars.
Clio Wldo-Awako Club of Hartford li.nl
heir car attached to the train.
This morning Drake's Veteran Corps of
Sllzaucin, -. !., neaueii oy uieir uanu,
Islted all of the public buildings,
ift for homo at S.20 this afternoon.
I Ilelctcutlun I'rom Chlcngo Who aro
Traveling In Style,
The South Water Street Harrison and
llorton Club of Chicago still linger In this
Oir -a mi.iiV n.iiuie hs nne Siuo -6,ou-,
uoor pulling on uer iiisij iiineiv giuves,
and thcro was a certain nlr of sltlstucttoii
In tho way sho got onto a street ear with her
heavj basket, and knew that she was get
ting nbout twieo ns much lu return for her
street-car ticket as ant ono else did.
Tho landladies nro usually nmong tho
early comers, because thev llko to get
to tho mnrket before tlio lush commences,
so that tho mnikitiiieu will hive time to
bnrgaln with thim. If tlio miirkitniiiu has
another customer of n different scn wait
ing, she pnjs but llttlo attention to the.
woman who tells how hard times mo nnd
what nwful nppitltes her Iwanlers hnvo.
Another Is a purihaserof 11 different sort.
Shots 11 hiiiidsomcljilrcssed woman, who
cciiiiisiloniito thu uiuihilluuglOBsy coupe,
nud linsnllv tried sen nut lu hcrwnko with
a big bnskct on enih iirin, She Is another
lavish cnteiliiluei, mid tbo chef that cooks
lur famous dinners receives half us much
snltirv ns n Congressmen She goes to only
nhnlt nilo.iu sinlls, nud theso nil of the
best In tin mnrket, hut she looks nt every-
tlilngsno inivsin n veiy eiiiicui wnj, 110
votlughcr iitteutlou oxeluslvelj', though,
to quulltj One of tho niaikelmen has re
ceived n special commission from her for
an eipcclnllj big "dlnniond back," nml bo
takes out ono fiom Its bed of scuwoed
iloubttullVilinlf suro Hint she will sny It Is
I not big enough It isn't, und sho sajs sons
1 coon as sho tees It, eiplaliilng that her chef
Tilllna blm to keep n lookout for n
iho pusses 011 fiom stall toslatl,
unco lu a Millions n inarl.ctnian
II v calls to her that hn has some
ilifirintlally calls to her that
thing csiioclullj line lu his Hue of business
Hint lie fins saved for her. Whatever suits
In r she bills, nnd pnjs whatever Is charged.
Hint's Iho rmson tbo mnrketnieii vie with
lath other In procuring nud saving choice
morsels' for bir.
Another nretlv inntkitcr Is n vomitf
'Woman, almost girlish in lur slender
gracoMiliicssof llgure, who Is biijlng on a
plan evnetlv tho opposite to that of the
wcmnii wild tho Hurled servants. Sho Is
quietly dressed, though, lu exqiilsllu faste,
hir Irown hnlr ncntlj colled under n elite
1 linnet, nnd her graceful form outlined
shnpolj In n long, i'ioe-flltliig wrap.
'1 line Is tlio determined look In her big
graj cjc that n pnlly joung wife nlnnjs
assumes when sho embarks on any business
niterprlso with the rcsolvotobo economi
cal. An iin-nameablu something about hir
sajs "brldo" as plalnlj us words could. Not
the brand-new bride In the first blush of her
wifehood, bill tho brldo of the Immediate
post-brldul-tour period tho wife who snjs
to herself, "I will bo n tmo holpmnlo to
my husband nud I am going to be, oh, so
1couon1lc.il." She bus been married long
enough lo icnso to ho 11 girl nud not long
inoiigh for thu novelty of having n Mcnvge
of her own to look niter to wear Into thu
Indlffirenco nf a settled matron.
Sho goes from stnll to stall, this pretty
little woman, nnd look's at everj thing sho
buvsvvltbn tirettv nlr of ludlclnl serious
ness, l'crhapri sho solis the gloves that
sllnts tbo pink pulms of her pretty hands,
und cost moro than the day's murleMlug,
but then lur new husband's salary Is small
nnd she Is going to economize by doing tho
She seems to mako tho noisy market
brighter nnd plcnsnntcr by her presence,
nnd tho cnod-untiircd mnrketmcu wouldn't
client her or sell her u piece of bud meat for
tho world, though she moro than half bus
puts them nil.
The colored people go to market ns they
would Ion fWM.
For nil thilr dullness and stupidity thoy
urn nu Imaginative, dream, sensitive lot,
nnd Iho sight of good things to uitlsii
pleasure to tin m, even though there is but
u scant share for them.
Iho poorer class of colored people don't
goto market often, ll.ey seldom havo
moro than n fow cenln nt a time not
enough to make It worth whllo to go to the
blginnil.it. Hut onco In 11 whllo they get
what Is to them n considerable sum of
inoncj', and then the market men get tho
first of It that Is spent; that Is, if the saloon-keepers
Thoy nro cautious hujors, those negroes,
and every purchase Is tho subject of tho
Amiltlna u Cut'ciiKr.
deepest deliberation, A colored woman
will ponder flvo minutes over tho problem
Lpiceimcu uj a mc-ccni I'lico uuu mil
fiuall cubbnges for five cents und ono big
no for tbo snme price. '
Another buvcr whoso courso thruimh tho
mrkct Is Intircstluc Is tho Freuch chef of
,, 11 cc-Cnblnit oflleer, who does tho family
inrucuug. Jio KiiuwM 1111 iiooiu iiiings in
it. nud Is n most Judicious buvcr.liut his
flints to tall; English furnish 11 great deal
1 umuHiuciu en tuo iiinrKcimeu.
iistcnlay afternoon, after the dnv's bust-
ess was pntty will over, an old tolored
nui went inroiigu 1110 market uraggmg m
Is sides over tbo brick floor n long, dirty-
ooklng bag. lie would buj tuo or three
ente1 worth of potatoes and dump them
uto tho bog.
Then n llttlo nltco of meat from Iho
(ljutihei's stalls would follow, nnd nftcr It n
1111111 iiiattoi cuniiago wouiii do auueu 10
ho colli! tlon. Ho wns not n particular
liiwr. lint bis selivt Inns win, itv vnrleil.
With forty cents, thu entire amount ho ex-
icniieu, no iiougni poiaioes, eiiooage, two
.bids of meat, n small llsh, some sweit po
ntiles, n nu 01 miller mm some sauerkraut,
hut he put Inn llttlo kittle ho bad with
ilm, andlhtii engulfed tho wholo In bis
iag. Material enough for 11 feast to tlio old
uan's Idea If tho lover didn't come oil
rom the sauerkraut,
Interesting ns ills to watch tho buyers,
ho fellers aro uono the less Interesting.
ost of tho stall-keepers nro city nieii.
hrewd, enterprising, energetic business
1)1 11. Hut It Is tlio country people who uro
ho most picturesque.
Black, white, brow 11, bronzed, clean.
llrty, ragged nud neat, they nro of nil sorts.
111a long lino 01 wagons mong mo 11
trcct sldoof the mniket-houso uro mostiv
iwued by country people.
Now nnd then 11 tirittv.faeed pfrl Is seen
Huong the unlqiio crowd, but not often.
lino 01 tno most noiaiiio 1 naractcrs is a
blg negro woman named Nuucj-. Sho Is
ail nnd built as stoutly as mi ox. And
biro is not a man nbout Iho mniket who
ould stand up in front of her (11 u fist
leht. Tbov nil know of Niincv's powers
is u slugger, und sho has everything her
nvvn vviiv. A big, looso-iolnted countrj
icgro oucnuou -muicv's iiiuck tempi r, mm,
,1th nn onth, sho sprung nt liliu nnd
"tnocked him up ngnlnst the wall ut tho
market with 11 blow- of her list between tho
Tho mnn recovered nnd went for Nancy,
hammer ami tongs. Nancy stood up llko u
man nud within five minutes had whipped
him with her lists In 11 light Hint nil the
bjstiindils declared was entirely square.
T hei 0 is nn old w omnii nt tho mnrket that
Isuvcrj odd character. No ono knows
wluro sho camo from or can remeinbir
when sho took up her stand with her llttlo
pllo of lemons lu the corner.
Sho sits llko nstntuu nil day long, never
talking, seldom selling any of thu lemons
Iliac consilium ner enure sioci. 111 iraue,
ami jou can almost Imagine she Is singing
I he old song,
I'm 11 poor market woman.
My mime Is Noonan.
Sho has 11 little bov-llko stall that sho
locks her stock of lemons Inside ot nt
night, the only tlmo she dlsplnjs any Indi
cations of animation, snvo when u customer
makes n piirehiisc.
Another odd chnractci Is an old negro
woman, who sajs sho Is lOOjcars old nnd
who almost looks It. She sells "vurba" ot
vnrious mcdliliuil properties to 11 few whlto
people mid vou doo charms to tho super
stitious uegiii iiuuket people, who think
they mako their business ventures suc
cessful. Sho picks up n quarter now mid
then, too, bj telling fortunes, nud Is one ot
tho most picturesque characters nbout tho
big market Sho only conies to town 011
Snturdnjs, riding In a rickety old wngon,
drown by a diminutive donkoy.
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mi: iii:iaut9ii:nt n' sm'iiitiN
TIlNllllNt'i: IN MISSION,
Hi mnrliH by rriislilent Cniiipbi'll - Ho
KlHinso bj- Clilef Clerk llolcomlip
'1 lie Tuillilng nf Ti'iiPliprm Consldoieil
ut l.niglli .Superintendent I'liuoir
Thiro wire a hundred and 11 half ladles
nnd geiittimnu in tho lecture ballot tho
Nutlonal Museum this morning. Tho oc
rnslnn wns tbo niinnunl inciting of the Do
partmeiit of Supcrinli ndciico of Iho
National Educational Association.
The sumo body, which is composed of tho
superintendents of schools In vnrlous cities,
met beienjcnr ago. Tho object of the
inciting Is tho dlciislou of matters of lip
tertst to school teachers and Involving tho
progress nnd work nnd development of
Tho Initial session began n fow moments
before 10 o'clock this morning. President
l'rcd M, Compbill, superintendent of thu
public schools of Oakland, Cnk, mndo tho
opining nddrcss. Ho told of tho work of
Ihoso schools nnd of the progress of tho
mutual schools (hero for tbo lilting of men
nml women to tench In tho public schools.
J. W. lloleoinbc of this city, chief cleric
of the Huron of Education, then matin
tho address of welcome. Mr. Holcombo
begun by savin? that Washington Is tho
nio-t hospitable city in tlio Union, ns shown
bl the first two dnv not this week. Hommloa
clever address, briefly sketching tho history
of the Bureau of Education, Hu bid the
pi dngogiu s a henrty welcome, nnd slid that
tbo mo-t fitting piaco fur them to meet K
nl the Nation's Capital.
Tho first paper, on "Slato Normal
Schools," was then read by Nicholas Murray
Duller, president of tlio college for training'
tcnelurs in Now York clly.
The pnnir was quite long, nnd gavo 11
complete 1 lilstorj'of the work of this collcgo
and its alms. It was quite in detail and
closely llstinctl to, because tho subject of
normal schools Is 0110 that school people
take a great deal of Interest in. Tbo paper
was discussed by D. L. Kclhlv, superin
tendent of public instruction of Minnesota.
Dr. KcihleV remarks sparkled with wit and
humor. On tlio subject of compulsory cdu-
flnllnH l.r. Bntil ll.A, III , I ,, t .,. , lu.flnllt.H-
,,iiwii. uu am, 1 11.ii. iiuiiiuu u.iuiul-
houso keepers should bo compelled to study
Colli ce at Nnshvlllo. Tcnn.. wns ccnecfed
to make some remarks on this subject, but
bo was not present.
The second paper wns on "City Training
and Praetlco Schools." It wns read by
W. S. Jackman, principal of tbo High
School In Pittsburg, Pa.
Ho deprecated tho "fad," as ho charac
terized It, for manual training, 11 result ot
tho general utlllnrlau tendencies ot tho
day. Practical education, us It Is called,
ho thought, wns too much' sought after.
Tho Idin, though good In llself, be thought
Is being carried to nu extreme.
Aftir the paper wns finished a recess was
taken till 1:30 this nftenioon, when tlio dis
cussion of Mr, Jnekmau's paper wns begun
by Superintendent of Schools W. B, Fow ell
of this city.
m'CUI.STENIIKNT fOWKI.l A1ID1IES1.
Superintendent Powell combaltcd the
Idea thnt tbo teaching of manual training
wns calculated to mako learners looso sight
of more Important .things. Tho uormiil
student lianis by cartful study of relations,
values and purposes by tho classification
nml arrangement of knowledge tho piaco
uud purpose of objoctlvo work and decide-
that object training Is not a branch of cdu
cntlou by Itself, lo ho taken up ns a sepa
rate study, but must form u part of the,
means by which every branch of inform t
tlon (s taught tho child during tho formi
tlvo vcarsot his life. v
"No teacher who has studied methods
nlono can do this ivoik, however proficient
boniajbe; no teacher who has academic
Information nlniiu can tlo this work, how
ever broad nud diversified thnt Information
''I cmphnlo this part of the work of
normal Induing," ho said, "because, after
vurlid und iloso obscrvutlou, I am per
suaded that poor work In tho schools Is duo
mainly to thu absence of nn Intelligent
knowledge of Its purpose nnd value, nud I
om further pi rsuudecl that un enthusiastic
chasing up nnd down tho Inud for Institute
processes for summer school methods will
not result lu better work, It thoy nro to be -prni
tlccd by timbers who know not their
application and nro wholly unable to test
T ho object of Die uornral school for the
preparation of leathers, ho said, was to
leach Hum why ho docs this work. Tho
teacher should bo so trained ns to form a
Just estimate of his own work, Tho pupil
tiachirmust learn to teach by teaching;
few can learn well by observing thu teach
ing of others. As well attempt to teach a.
person to slug, or to play an Instrument, or
to preach sermon, or to plead a ense1 nt
law bj observation.
This teaching should bo done under cir
cumstances nud conditions ns nearly llko
those with which bo will bo confronted lu
ids rtgulnr work of teaching after leaving
the normal school us it is possible to mako
Ho should bear lectures by specialist
toward tbo close of bis normal school jc.ir
the artist, tho scientist, tho successful
business man, tho historian, the trtveler,
the phvslclan, tho lavvjer, tho school supcr
lutindent, tlipcollego specialist. I don't
Include in this list tho Institute lecturo
"1 would havo tho pupil teacher visit
art galleries, museums, libraries, public
works, bu-liicfs houses, factories, pollco
louitsandusjlumsto catch tho spirit nnd
know thewujsof Uto nnd tho tcndeucles
nf man under vnrjlug conditions nt tlo
vilopmcnt. Truo education lies along:
tho-o lines that lead to tho hlgluM culture
and tho brondest economic value,"
Tbo Copper Syndicate,
New Yoitii, Miirch 0, ltefoYrlng to tho
rumors nlTictlng tho great French copper
sjudlcnle, which wire circulated yesterday,
Mr. Claik of the firm of Jero, Abbott A.
Co,, the agents for tho sjndlcnto In thU
countrj, sajs that for somo tlmo past tan
prices abroad have been higher tbnu thosts
Iiireund It vinsnccessnrj that thoy should
bo equalized, This accounted for thu
lienvj decline lu tho price of tho metal
abroad. Mr. Clirko sajs there Is 110 truth
In anv story that tho sjndlcnto Is lu trouble.
Another promlnint copper merchant ot
presses tho belief that tlio fall In prices U
meielj a bear movement to make 11 lot ot
I. Y. Williamson III.
Pun Micii'iuv, Miireh 0. Mr. Isaiah V.
Williamson, the millionaire philanthropist,
was taken verj seriously 111 jcstenlay with
heart trouble, and It Is fcaicd that ho can
not recover. Mr. Williamson.'- niuno was
mndu famous by his recent gift ot 4,500,000
for tho founding of 11 freo school ot 1110
clmulcnl trndos for bojs. llo hnd previously
given over $1,000,000 to vnrious chartUblo
and iducntiounl Institutions.
Fmi.APM run, Mnrcli 0. Mr. Isaiah V.
Williamson, who was thought tobedjing;
Inst night, wnssomowhut Improved to-dav.
He sat up lu bid a short tlmo uud was able,
to take somo uotirUhmout,
'Iho lies-Stiijiim- Case.
Nr.w Y011K, March 0, Henry 8, Ives and
GeorgoH. Stnjmrwero to havo appeared
In the Court of Sessions j cstenlay to niakit
their final plea ns to the four Indictments of
griind lurceuj In tlio first degreo for foigory
nnd nilsdenieiiior, Contrarj tu general o
ptctutlous, the two defendants weio not ar-
Local AVeutlier Indications.
Fair, no decided change lu tcmpcutuie;