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THE WASHINGTON CKITIC, WEDNESDAY EVENING, KAY 27, 1885.
Published Dully (Ban7 Excepted)
The Evening Oritio Publishing Company,
oil i BTjtEET, roar duilimno,
Locnl lnotcoroIoKlenl roiiort for Mnv 27.
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A)linuj?liV "Tlio Merry Wnr." nt H:1." p. in.
l'onl roup's KcptoH'itrrliiilimi.
ilcrzujt'K Mucum "ttnolo Tom's Cnhlti."
Dltno Museum Specialty Performance.
To (llvo Tlicm a ('liniicu.
Saturday noxt hni boon ilci-lnrrtl iiIihIMjiv In
tlio executive onicc, District utMiitsiuidollloo.
to (jlvo tlio employes nn npimrtiinlty to visit
Tlinrp's. No. 81H V street nortliwet. ami
niinplo his llnost liquors.
Walnut hair clotli parlor suits, seven p!oio.
.SJMI.OO, worth S ir.(M): pluli suits $,",uiii;
walnut louiws. $(!.()(); lied Iniinws, jKMIll.
Wllllnm It. Umiii. Hit Seventh street north
west. "Aldfirucy Dairy Wiikhiih."
Fresh Aldcrney Initler, churned uvcry morn
ing and delivered In Hi lb. "Ward" prints, I0o.
tier U. Alo cottage eliccso, buttermilk nnd
sweet milk. De. per qt. I'ream, loc. pftrplnt.
'Mtlsth's (Mil Sladd,"
01i I) (jticot northwc't, buys cents' uocotnl
liiiiui clothing. Koto by mall attended to.
icfilccrntors. enipets and furnltiiro sohl on
weekly or monthly payment nt Smith's, Illl
Now Jersey avenue northwest.
br.KourSO pants to order, llamlmrser's.
Diiiiilaiiiic.Hs, or the l.hjiioi' Habit, (.'an
lie (Jul (it liy AiliiiliilsterltiK Hi'. IlulitcV
It can be pi veil In a cup of coffee or ton with
out t ho knowledge of tlio person tiililnglt, ef
lectin? a speedy and pel mancnt wire, whether
the patient Is n moderate drinker ornniileo
hollo wreck, Thousands of drunkards havo
been made tempcratu men who havo taken tho
(ioldcn Hlecllle In their coffcC without their
Jcnowledse, and today believe thoy aultdilnk
Inn of their own free will. No harmful effects
result from Its ndmlhlstratlon. euros guaran
teed. Circulars and testimonials sent free. Ail-
dlCSS, OflMlEX Sl'KCII'IO Co,,
185 Itaeo St., Cincinnati, O.
Vor sale by It. K. Helplionstlne, Kbhltt
IIoupo Drug Store, and ttlso corner Fourteenth
street and Vermont avenue.
CiiAtu linos, will clean your carpets.
Young aienl Ilrml This.
Tho Voltaic licit Co. of Marsliall. Mich., offer
to send their celehrated Klcctro-Vnllnlu llelt
nial other eleetrlo appliances on trial for thirty
dnys, to men (young or old) nflllcted with nerv
ous debility, loss of vitality and manhood, and
nil kindred troubles. Also for rheumatism,
neuralgia, parnlysls, and many other diseases,
complete restoration to health, vigor and man
hood guaranteed. No risk Is Incurred, ns thirty
days' trial Is allowed. Wrlto them nt oneo for
lirtibtratcd pamphlet free, .
t'OflST IN (IRNKRAI, TEIIM Justices (.'OX,
James and Merrick. l'ltch, Fox As Drown vs.
Ilecht; submitted. Dubois vs. Jloarmnu; do
crce below nlnrmed with costs, nunnery vs.
D, & O. It. it. Companyi on hearing.
KqviTt" Couiit Justlco Ilncncr. Croggon
vs. Amcry; sale ratlllecl nisi. Jackson vs.
Jackson; salo ratlllecl nisi. Solomons vs. Phllp;
receiver authorized to sue for real estate,
llowltt ct al. vs. Western Union Telegraph
Company; on hearing.
Crimikai. Count JutIco MaoArthur. O. A.
AVhitakcr, presenting false vouchers; arraigned
and pleaded not guilty (llvo cakes). John AV.
Drew, presenting tnlso vouchers; on trial.
t - - .1
A kwiss national festival will bo held
at (iitetlilcr'.s l'ark on .Inne 1.
Kx-Goviiitsoit Siiki'iikud will arrive in
tills city between tlio 1th nnd IHtlt of July.
Itr.v. IJie. 1)omi;i: will altcml theincct
ingof thogencrnl Lutheran synod to-morrow
at J larrisburg.
G. "W. Jlir.i.in: was to-day excused for
tlicrenmindurof (lie term as a juror in
the Criminal Court.
Hon. J. 1'ajcpom'ii Ti'cicnit (iinllllcd
yesterday ns guardian of tlio children, of
the late l'rcMiicnt Gnrfleld.
Horn: No. 1!!2S Ninetcontli street was
yesterday sold by Mr. C. J. Boll to Mm.
Gertrude II. Grossman for $10,000,
Tun applications of .Ioscih Mnvnard
mul Andrew F. Hillyer for admission to
"the District bar have been referred,
Commissiomii: Wi:st has sold his resi
dence on Fifteenth street, nbovo New
York avenue, to Mr. Wash MuLauoi
Tiik Court in General Term has decided
n justice could attnch for rent where the
nmount involved was within ids jurisdic
tion. The American Kvangclical Lutheran
Ituinigrniit Missionary b'ociuty held its
concluding sesion last night. Thu next
convention will be held in Chicago In tho
Si'VEuiNTEKnr.NT of Schools 1'aui. has re
quested tho children of each school divi
sion to bring llowers to the Franklin build
ing on Friday, with which to decorate tho
t-oidicrs' graves on memorial day,
Auikiit Jackson was lleld for the ac
tion of the grand Jury this morning in tho
Police Court in default ofs-300 hail for as
sault with intent to kill his step-father,
iieujamin Simpson, on the ,1(1 instant.
PisOFKSson M AniNi held his twentv-sixth
annual May festival last urnniiig. Tlio
event was characterized with tho usual
largo attendance- and brilliant scone.
Mis? Helen Anderson was Queen of
The nnnunl inspection of tlio Do Molay
Mounted Commandcry, Knightu Tom
phirs, No. -1, will be held to-morrow at tho
Athletic Park nt 1 o'clock i. m. Tiro in
spection will bo made by Sir Knight Pey
ton S. Coles or Virginia.
In a iiejiati: last evening nt tho Y. M.
O. A. narlor between tho.leU'erson and tho
Y. M.'C, A. Literary societies on the ques
tion of admitting I'tali as u State, tho lat
ter society taking the negative, was ad
judged by tho audience to have presented
Iho weightiest arguments.
Mahkiaoe licenses havo been Issued as
follows: 8. J. Watts and Cora Nichols,
'Leltoy D. Jonas and Ktta G. Hirner, both
or Nashville, Tenn.; William II. Mills and
Annie F, Homing, .1. F, Koust and Rosa
L. Muttingly, both of Oil vert County, Mil.;
AVelford Sorrell and lloiie W. Wood.
A DKer.Ki'in old colored woman named
M&rgarct Gaines, who is apparently about
W years of age. charged an old colored man
named Frank Smith, this morning In tho
Police Court, with brutally assaulting her
with a club. Althpugh their names are
(lltl'ercnt thoy claim to ho man and wife.
The- old man was sentenced to sixty
Katiieh a .sensational enso of a domestic
nature was developed in tlio Police Court
this morning when Mrs. Knnim G.C. Ab
bott, a neatly-drcsscdf good-looking
woman, was called to answer tlio charge
of taking n letter from tho Postolllco ad
dressed to Dr. George Gross of 311 Kast
Capitol street nnd opening It. Dr, J. S.
J'almorof Virginia testified that ho. had
wnUeh to Dr. Gross but had received no
reply. He had, however, received u letter
from Mrs. Abbott in which alio said that
Alio could marry Dr. Gross, that ho read
all ofhor letters and she. ullofhls. Tho
case was dismissed.
Arrival of tho Locusts,
The Smithsonian grounds this morning
worn invaded by tlio'usauds of the 17
year locusts. Tho only damage done by
them Was being seen bv tho sparrows,
Tlio English feather went for thorn In tho
Marquis ofjjucensberry stylo. Thoyinndo
The I.uti) Colonql Tnyloo'rt Will.
William JTnyloo Snyder, trustee, by a
bill in wHiltftgalnst Adelaide. 15. llaker
nnd others, asks the court to construe tho
will of tho late Colonel Jqhn Tavloo, and
enjoin tho heirs ftom bringing suits at law
until the construction has been made.
MISS CANFIELD'S SUICIDE.
I'lii'ther J'artlctilnis f the H.ul iinil
When Mi-s. Canllcld or this city arrived
at Newark, N. J., nt 0:.'J0 o'clock yesterday
inornlng, she went directly to the bedside
or her daughter Nellie, who the day before
had shot herself nt ilollcvllle Seminary
Mrs. CaHlletd asked her daughter why she
had tried to kill herself.
"Oh, niiinuiia," was the answer, "1 was
to tired, 1 have been very tired for years.
1 wanted test. I wanted complete rest."
She expressed sorrow for thu trouble she
hnd caip-ed. At times she prayed, but
showed no sign of mental aberration, nor
does she express any fear of death. The
llev. Father Dorlln yclcrdnv adminis
tered to her the lat riles of the Catholic
Church. Mi- Canllcld was brought up in
the HpNcopal faith but a few years ago
was converted to l!oiuanIui, llcrmolhcr
is an Kpiscopallau.
Mrs. Cnnlleld said that her daughter has
siill'eied agony for several venrs front
neuralgia In her head, which nroie, It Is
thought, from i;orebro-splnal ineulngltK
She thinks that pain and sickness
had temporarily weakened her
will, and made Jier prone "lo suicide.
Miss .lullu Do Wittc, the daughter or the
principal of the seminary, was with Miss
CniiUeld nn Instant before she lired tiio
shot. Miss Otnlield was eating breakfast
from a tray on the hcri.nud.rcfiucsle.l Miss
Do Witt to get her a glass of water. The
latter turning to do so, heard the shot and
Miss Cnnlleld had opened the front of
her nightgown, placed the muzzle of u 21
calibre revolver inside and pulled- the
trigger. The pKtol was concealed in the
folds of the bed-clothing, nnd her gown
hnd been pulled up lo conceal the wound
on her skin. Dr. Skinner pronounces the
injury certainly fatal. The wound Is di
rectly above tho heart and a probe cannot
boused with safety.
iWr. Wilson nml Ills I'lloniN,
Mr. J. Orniond Wilson, late Superinten
dent of Public Schools, is in receipt or an
elegant testimonial of regard from his
friends, in tlio form of an ornate volume
containing a letter highly complimentary
to his services in bclialf or tlio District
school system and expressive or regret nt
his retirement, followed by the signatures
in autograph of over eighty ex-school
trustees, who have been Mr, Wilson's asso
ciates and co-workers for many years. The
letter closes os follows: ''Tho public school
system, under your enlightened care,
has grown to be the most cherished insti
tution ol' our people, and it compares
favorably, wo believe, with tho best school
systems elsewhere. In attaining tliisgrati
fying result tho chief labor, both of plan
ning and of executing, lias fallen upon
you, and it has been performed with such
ability, unswerving integrity, and regard
for the strictest economy consistent with
clllcicncy us to command our approval."
The (iiivi-riinient's exposition lixlillill.
Mr. Win. Saunders, representative of
the Department of Agriculture at the Cot
ton Centennial JCxhibition, has gone to
New Orleans to arrange for tho removal of
the exhibit of tho Department. Tliecharls
prepared by the statistician to Illustrate
the leading facts in agricultural produc
tion and in the trade in agricultural pro
ducts will be given to certain agricultural
colleges for which they hiivo been re
liucstcd, and it is possible that u number
of qtlicr articles may bo similarly disponed
of. The bulk ofthe exhibit will! however.
be brought back to this city, where it will
be appropriately placed and form a valu
able addition to existing collections. The
business ol' the Department in connection
witli the Exhibition lias-been managed by
Mr. Saunders in a manner thatgavo proor
of rare administrative abilities, as well as
the taste, judgment and broad intelligence
required in supervising nit enterprise ol'
Arulili-iit on tlio Suvi-ntli-.Stri-Dt ISnail.
Drs. W. II. I!lb.s and II. L.ltovce. while
driving on the Seventh-street Iload Mon
day evening, accidentally ran against an
old colored man, who was taking up the
whole road. In trying to avoid him the
buggy was nearly tipped into a ditch. The
man was sent to Dr. Graves' nt Sligo by
Iho two doctor, who hired a conveyance
for thepurpo.-e. lie was afterward sent
.to the hospital, and visited by the two
doctors to-day. IIo was in it cheerful
mood, attached no blame to anyone, say
ing that he had been drinking tob much tho
day before, lie thanked Drs. llliss and
Ilovee for tieir care. His left leg is
broken, and there is n slight fracture or
the Hooting rib on tho right side.
The llnll memorial.
Yesterday at tho Washington City Or
phan Asylum was celebrated the fifth an
niversary of the death or Dr. J. C. Hall,
who died about llvo years ogonnd donated
$05,C0u to this Institution. The money
was used In erecting a north wing to the
Institution ns a memorial to his mother.
Mr. W. W. Corcoran presided. Itov. Mr.
Wynkoop made the opening pravcr olid
wos'lbllowcd by Mr. Poss Perry, who read
a paper on the life and services of Dr.
Hall. Judge Wm. M. Merrick eulogized
Dr. Hall, and was followed by President
Welling of Columbia College.
"Houtttnr" Cluiinliorlln's Hostelry.
John Cliambcrlln has leased for a term
of years tho house adjoining the pro-tout
two which .lio occupies on Fifteenth street,
corner of 1 street. This gives him a block
of three elegant buildings for the use of
his celebrated restaurant and hotel accom
modations for ills distinguished guests.
These houses were formerly owned and
occupied by Hon. Fernando Wood of New
York, ex-Governor Swauu of Maryland
and lion, James G. Illalne.
Disgraced by Ills Miislness,
Abraham Mitchell, a young colored
man who has been married one week, was
before the Polico Court this morning for
making threats of personal vlolenco to his
wife. His Honor recognized' the prisoner
as one of the professional witnesses who
put Up cases on liquor doalors. "You aro
n promising young man," said tho Judge,
"but I couldn't expect anything better
Ci-nm n iiifiii in iiniin Isiiui nt isti " 'I'lin nn.
11 (.fill it 4(11111 111 JV'ktl MI.JIHJP-5 J.IIU 111
cttscd was released on ils personal bonds
to keep the jeaco for six months,
Tlio Telegraph Poles.
In tho injunction asked for bv It. 0.
Hcwctt etal.to restrain tho building of
tho telegraph linos on Sovonth street, Jus
ticu Hiigucrthis morning heard Hon. J,
Ilubley Ashton, for the Western Union,
who demurred that tho act of July,
lgtlfl, gavo the company the power to
build lines in streets, and further, that tlio
poles and lines do not create such obstruc
tion or nuisance as to establish equities In
t he case,
Tlio Highland I'lliig In Court.
Pill Jones and George Adams, two col
orcd men, were in the Police Court this
morning for vagrancy. Jones has only
one leg, "Guilty of all of it. Give me all
tho days you can, Judge." said he, Adams,
who Is a bald-headed old darky about 75
years, old, took his cue from Jones and
danced a Highland lllng in tlio (look. The
pajr got three months each on tho farm.
K, nf I.. Lodge llooin.
Tiie Knights of Labor aro negotiating
for the purchase or tlio old Canterbury
sito on Louisiana avenue, near Sixth
stl'Cet northwest, on which (hey proposo
to erect a handsome building with a large
hall. Tlio building will bo used for olllces
and lodgo rooms.
Mr. Wliltnhur'H I'lon.
Orenvtllo A, Whitakor entored a jilen of
not guilty In tho Criminal Court to-day
to the live additional indictments found
against him, charging him with present
ing false vouchors to tho Navy Depart
ment, The trial was set for Juno 2-U
The Local OIlluus,
It is learned nt tlio Whlto Hotiso that no
other District ofllelnl than tlio Marshal
will bo appointed for about a month. The
1st of July is looked upon as about the
tlnio when all tlio local appointments will
THE FRAUDULENT VOUCHERS.
Continuation of tlio Trial of dolin W.
When the trial of John W. Drew, charg
ed with presenting false vouchers to the
Navy Department, was resumed In tho
Criminal Court Ujls morning, Pay Directors
Looker and WoTthlngton were called and
examined in regard to the Navy Pay ollleo
and the payment of vouchers.
Dr. William K. Van llypcit, on resum
ing his testimony, repeated the sub
stance orthpeou vernation between himself
and Mr. Drew at the store of the latter in
regard to the $I,SOO voucher, all of which
has been published, On uross-hxn mi na
tion the Witness said that Mr. Drew claim
ed be had furnished the bureau for
everything set out in the bill; that tlio
Department owed him the money and .he
wa entitled to receive It.
F. (I. Grccklng testilled as to Drew's
bank account and J. W. Howard Identi
fied Mr. Drew's handwriting on the bills
lor goods nnd the Government rested its
For the defense Reuben Howard, the
poller, testified as in the llrst trial to do-live-ring
goods at the Department for Mr.
Henry K. llarretl, Mr. Drew's dork,
had helped to pack aiid scud goods to the
Department nn written or personal orders
Harry v. Session!, II. A. Mullen and
William N. You.-oii, also clerks in the
store, corroborated the preceding witness.
Messrs. William K. Howard, John A. Hull',
K. K. White mid Dr. Daniel 11. Clarke
testilled to the previous good character or
buhci t)itlo mul (iilrtrlltdiiriilt.for Tut: Carrie
trcflvtttvt t", . tleMtirfi tlniff utort.
LlNTHiri'.M iNSTlTt'Ti: COMMENCEMENT.
The tenth annual commencement ol'tlie
Llnthlcum Institule will take place at
Curtis' Dull on the evening or Thursday,
June I, tit 8 o'clock. The programme will
be as follows: Prayer by llev. John I).
Lindsay, rector of St. John's Church;
salutatory by Clinton S. Croploy; scones
from "Midsummer Night's Dream;" lvr
nmus and Thisbe; the farcical sketch, '"A
Ghost in Spite of Himself;" awarding of
prizes by lion. Josinh L. Dent, president
ofthe board of trustees; benediction.
Danokuoi'si.yTm,. Mr. John Hughes nf
Thirty-second street is dangerously ill.
His physician thinks lie will not live
through the day.
Sam: of Live Stock. The regular
weekly salo ol' livestock at Drovers' Itesl
has been changed to Thursday or this
week, and will take place hereafter on
A Wei.i.-Kxown Man. -Mr, John
Trammel, a well-known gentleman of this
place, died Monday night at his residence
on Dunbartou avenue, in the 71th year of
his age, lie has been connected for sev
eral years with the Chesapeake A; Ohio
uinai. .Air. jranimors tunci-ai, which
lakes lilace to-dav. will bo conducted bv
Logan Tribe No. 8, I. 0. It. M or which
he was a member. Ills remains will bo
lakcn to J'otomac, Montgomery County,
Tin: Potomac Itivnii. Temperature
and condition of water (it 7 a. in.: (real
Falls, temperature, 70; condition, .'!'J; re
ceiving reservoir, temperature, 72; condi
tion at north connection, ,"0; condition at
south connection, ,'lflj distributing reser
voir, temperature, 7-'!; condition at Influent
gate-house, -30; condition at diluent gate
tittbm iptlont ami ailrerthcmeiit .for Tin: CniTie
rectlctd at 0. .S'. Vi Ice' drug ttore, ViS fkr
tilth ft. s. II'.
A P.usn'i. Accident. Yesterday after
noon Miss Ada Morrison, n young lady
about 18 years of age, while employed
cleaning the Pullman cars at the Ihilti
more it Potomac depot, had her left foot
caught between the bumpers of the car.-,
mashing her toes very badly. She was re
moved to her home, No. HUS Virginia ave
nue touthwest, by the employes of tho
load and Dr. Dowmfiii summoned, who
rendered surgical aid.
Ml!S. I'UMl-HIIEV'S Fl'NEISAr,. The
funeral of Mrs. Kllzobeth Pumphrov took
place from her late residence, No. ' l.'rfl N
street, 'this afternoon at II o'clock, and was
largely attended. The services were con
ducted hy Iiov. C. C.Meador, pastor of the
Fifth llaptist Chilrch, the deceased being
one ofthe oldest members of that church.
The Interment took place at Congressional
An Kaui.v ItisiNo Thief. A thief en
tered the residence of Mr. George 0.
Henry, No. 211 M street southwest, at on
early hour this morning and stole a hunting-case
watch and chain from Ids vest
pocket. He suspects a neighbor and has
reported as such to the police.
Distriot Government News.
Dr.roi!.vriaN Day. Tho Commissioners
to-day issued nn order closing tlio District
ollk-cs on Saturday Decoration day.
Sweei'INO Massachusetts Avenui:. A.
r. Marsh asks that Massachusetts avenue,
between Ninth and Tenth streets, be swept
at least once a week.
A Skwi'.i-. Ni'.epep, Mr, John A. Pres
oott has asked that n sewer bo laid on P
street from the mills to Twenty-eighth
street, West Washington.
Diiiiiui: Too Low. John K. Wagner
has complained to the Commissioners that
the bridge, over Pock Creek at Market
street Is too low to allow boats to pass un
District Dixkoates. Itov. Dr. P. S.
Clumpcllc, Iiev. J. C. Chester and Hev.W,
A, Leonard have been appointed dele
gates to the Convention of Charities and
Corrections, which meets at Wlilard Hall
on June 4,
Ai-i-ucANT Foit Position, John M,
lllossof iluiieie, lnd has filed an appli
cation with tho Commissioners for the po
sition ol' Superintendent or Public
Schools, lie gives as reference, Hon. J.
C. New, Judge W.'Q. Grcsliam and others.
Kki'ort on Last Week's Mortality.
Tlio total mortality for tho week ending
iun(v .i) was o,: ui nun iiuiuijcr 'it were.
whito and J 3 colored, The dcatli-rato per
l.C'COper annum was 17,51 for tlio whlto
ondrw.77for the colored and 23.11 for tho
Want to Play Hall, Tho Columbia
Hascball Club has asked tho Commission
ers for permission to play ball in square
1.78. between Sixteenth and Seventeenth
and 11 and S streets. Tho Commissioners
reply that no permit is necessary if tlio
owners do not object.
Asks for Kxemition. Mr. I. G. Kim
ball, chairman of the legal committee or
the Young Men's Christian Association,
has asked the Commissioners to exempt
lot 3, square 222, from taxation. He claims
the exemption under tho opinion of the
Attorney for tho District in 1878.
A Doo's Death. .Mr. A. U. Mullett, tlio
architect of 2,501 Pennsylvania avontto
has written tho Commissioners complain
ing of tho shooting of a valuable setter
dog, tho property of his sister. Ho says
the dog wus shot twice by a pistol of sizo
used by the police. Tho Commissioners
havo had tho matter Investigated and say
lo Mr. Mullett that tho dog was killed by
a largo mastiff,
Street-Improvements. At a latososion
yesterday afternoon tlio Commissioners
granted the following contracts for street
Iniprovcmerits: To M. Shea, for K'l"'!;
ajliT regulating with macadam vurniont
aventte, rrom H to T streets1!, to J. Cud
more, for grading K and G streets south
east, rrom Third to Kloventh streets, and
to A. Gleason, for grading and gravelling
Now Jersey avenue, rrom M to Houndary
streets, and Kightli strcot southwest, from
C to Water streets,
A l'ostnl (llerlc Arretted,
" Daniel W. Kaull'man, o postal cleric on
tho lino running front here to Ualtlmore,
was orreetcd In this city to-day bv Inspec
tor Henderson for rilling letters cotituln
Ing money, He was caught by meons of
decoy letters, Letters containing money
sent up from the Pope's Urcok Hronch
have for sometime boon tilled of their
contents. Kaulfman will bo taken to
Haltimore tills evening whovo ho will bo
THE A11MYAND NAVY.
Notos of Interest to tho Bnrvloo From
All Alorifr tho Llnon.
Major Marcus P. Miller. Fifth Artillery,
Is grlulled six months' sick leave.
Captain George 1-3 , lloiknhp passed Ids
examination to-day for promotion to com
modore. Commander George V, liny ward, V. S.
N is at the ICbbitt House from Ills home,
Tho Hartford has arrived nt Sail Fran
cbco from Honolulu, and tlio Marion ar
rived at Aden,
Five more enlisted men have boon
placed on the army retired list fomVcr
thirty years' service.
Major Culver C. Snlllln, paymaster (who
was one or President Grant's secretaries),
has been relieved rrom duly (it Omaha.
Chaplain J. A. Potter (recently tip
pointed) has been detailed on a "court
martial silting at Fort Lowell, Arizona.
Lieutenant Thomas L. Casey, jr., Corpi
(ifKiigiiicct'H, has been ordered from San
Francisco to Furl Gaston, Cal., on special
Captain Philip II. Itemliigton, Nine
teenth Infantry, is granted into month's
extension of leave from Fort Clark,
Lletilenont John T. Thompson, Second
Artillery, Is ordered lo inspect the camp
of the Alabama Mllilia at Montgomery
Lieutenant William V. Itieharijs, rcgl
meutnl quartermaster, Sixteenth Infantry,
has been ordcicd to bis post at Fort
Tho monitor Wyandotte is to be taken
around to the monitor fleet at City Point,
Va., when she is relieved here by the Dall
ThoHccond Artillery band will begreatly
missed here, but it is claimed that that of
tho Third Artillery, which will replace it,
is also u very fine one.
hleutenant James M, Smith, retired, is
detailed as military profosor at I'ougli
keepslc, N, Y., to relievo Captain Henry
11. Ilendcrshott, retired.
Colonel Samuel N. ltcnjaiuIn;Assistant
Adjutant-General, has been laid up since
Sunday with n recurrence of his old
enemy, the rheumatism.
Assistant Paymaster S. Lawrence Heap,
who is on duty on the Iron-dads at City
Point, James Jilver, Is in the city, visiting
his home, No,210S (t street.
Lieutenant ltobcrt D, Walsh, Fourth
Cavalry, has been detailed to inspect cat
tle delivered by the contractor nt San Car
los Indian Agency, Arizona.
Tho San Francisco papers announce
that Lieutenant John Stallord, Kightli In
fantry, is engaged to be married to Miss
Nellie Gibbs of that city in July.
Captain Allen Smith, Fourth Cavalry,
has relieved Captain John It. Dor.-t,
Fourth Cavalry, as a member of the court
martial sitting at Fort Apache, Ariz.
Lieutenant John M. Ncall. Fourth
Cavalry, has been designated as recruiting
ollicer at Fort Howie. Arizona, relieving
Lieutenant Wilbur K. Wilder, Four
General George 11. Dandy, chief quarter
master or the Department of tho Platte,
has been ordered to Forts Sidney, Neb.,
and Hridgcr, 1). A. Itusscll and Laramie,
AVy., on special business.
Major Charles 11. Throckmorton, Second
Artillery, who has been assigned to the
command of Jackson Harrncks, at New
Orleans, will not move with the troop,
but will go with Ids family June (5,
Lieutenant William M. Irwin has been
ordered to duty in the equipment depart
ment of the Washington Navy- nrd.
Chief ICiiginecr F. A. Wilson lias been
ordered tospoeial duty at HuH'alo. Surgeon
George llriglit has been detached rrom the
Naval Academy and ordered to the Con
stellation. First Lieutenant Victor II. Ilrldgmau,
Second Artillery, Is relieved rrom duty as
military professor at Amherst; First Lieu
tenant Arthur L. Wagner, Sixth Infantry,
from Gainesville, Flit., and Lieutenant
George N. Chase, Fourth Infantry, from
Wisconsin University' and ordered to
Colonel Kdward H. Knox, retired, lr. S.
A., is colonel ofthe First Regiment Illi
nois Guard, and some of his men have
been growling at him through the press.
Colonel Knox served three years during
the war, from lieutenant to muor of a
New York regiment, and then enlisted in
the ranks in the regular army, In which
he was promoted from sergeant to llr.-t
lieutenant, and was retired in 1870 for
wounds received On the Peninsula cam
paign. He was three times hrevctted to
lieutenant-colonel for gallantry in action.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Willi .Street (Insslp,
New York, May 27. Money 1J percent,
Exchange dull. Governments firm. Cur
rency, Os, 129i bid; 4a, coupon, 11SI bid;
-lis, coupon, 1134 bid. The stock market
opened weak and lower and on some sell
ing or the Vanderbilt stocks during the
llrst hour prices declined J to J per cent.
, Now York StncU Miirldit.
The following havo been furnished by I.owls
Johnson & Co., hankers, corner Tenth street
and Pennsylvania avenuo:
C MA; Sti
ll II & Q..
Kilo !)JM l)K
h & Nash. !I3 , iVnl
I' .Pnnlili.. r. I . n-it
03 V' I)!l N J Cell... S17
.. ! ... .
m i r,r,)2
11 ?i it
Ore Trans Id
Hock Isl.. 115
The following summary Is by U.K. Plain &
Co., tit, Cloud bulldliis. Ninth and F streets:
88 1)0 t
10 (in 10
10 00 111
(i no i (i
0 70 (1
512 4 10 5-2
70 i (I
15 (I 17Hj
55 I (155
Tim Opening MnrUut,
Chicaoo, May 27. Tho market opened a
trillo weaker for wheat. Other grains
steady. 1'rovlsions 5 cents lower,
Tho following Aro tho closing quotations of
the Washington Stock ExehiiNsa to-day as fur-,
iilshcd by 31or. Towers & (Jroen, bankers!
Washington ft (leorgetown bonds 117'
Metropolitan slock, HI
Columbia stock ill
North Capltolnnd 0 street 10
Woshlnctoti City Ousllglit Co lii'-rj
(Jeorgetown (lasllshtCo 10i
l-'ranklln In'uranci) Co :J7fi
National Meti-oimlltnn Insuratioo Co (15
National Union Insurance Co... ,( loll!
Arlington Insurance Co i;y
Columbia Insuriinco Co lo)
(icrmnu-Ainprlcuu Injuraneo Co,.,,, 1;12
l'otoir.no Insurance Co 15
Itlpgs Insuraueo Co , u
Hoard of Public Works (IreenSs
Matonto Hall bonds : 102J-d
WnsblngtoiiMatlict Co, Ftook in
" " " bonds ,.,,
Inland ami Saacoast Co. stook
" " " bon.la (15
Woshlnctoii lii-lolc Machine Co. stook.... DHt
Hank or Wiuliingtou oi)
liotik of Waliliit,'ton ill)
National Motroi.olttan Hank....' 1115
National JJnnk of the 1 tuna hlie 150
Farmers' and MocnunliV National Uatik
OcorBctowii , its
Citizens' National Hank 101
Second National Hank , 1112
Control Nat lonul Hunk , . .
Orent 1'alls loo Co 87
Ileal Kstato Tltlo Insuvaneo C'y HUM
I'eumsylvunla Telephone Co
('h.'sniiotiko Potomac Toloplione Co. . ,, 55 W
U, 8. KlcctrleUht Co Vi
. Parasol Week,
Those Ladles who expect to And a display or high-priced, fancy colored, nnd odd
lylcsof I'arntols, will be disappointed when attending tho to-called 1'arasol Week nt
LANSBURGH & BRO.'S,
to-morrow or nny day this week.
Ctileiing, ns we do, for the popular trade, our Specialties aro confined to
Staple, Plain and Useful Parasols.
We study the wants ol'-otir patrons nnd oiler goods accordingly.
Please Purchase Klsowhcre, If 011 Inspection you imagine yon can procure beltoi
value outside of Lniisburgh & llro.
300 Beautiful Quality Satin Coaohcrs, 10-rlb, Paraaon Framo, nattir.il wo ul hanti:cs
nt $1.98; c 00 body sells them at $2.25.
250 Htmdstmc Quality Satin Coacliers, 12 rib, pararjon framo, now 8'iar, in all
colors, at $2.25; logutar price $2.67. ieolhcm.
75 All-Silk rongco Parasols, with new canopy top, or oHherflat s'iaro, pir.iQon
frame, at $2.43 ; actually worth $3.50.
80 Fine Quality BIcck Satin Can-lap Parasol?, lined, at $1.11; rotluoctl from
110 Extra Quality Satin Coachcrs, in all tho now colors, canopy top, paragon
frame, with fancy ttps and hantilo3, il $2.19 ; told everywhere at $2.50.
GO Beautiful Quality Black Satin Parasols, lined with hlfjh colore! finest cinngo
able, silk Unlnn, paragon, trimmed with very deep Spanish Guipuro Lace, at $3.98;
havo been $4.75.
We, have etlll on hand (although they have been selling very rapidly) about 250
marc of thcte Fine Quality Scotch Gingham Umbrellas, in 28 and 33 inch size, will
offr r themlat 60c; they aro awfully cheap ; sold at a special price of 98o.;cvcry
wherc. Examine them.
Silk Sun Umbrellas.
Only One Drive this Week, and that a Big Bargain.
400 Hcr.vy Twilled Silk Sun Umbrellas, with fancy and b!ac'i lunilles.'Jn 4 inch
sizo, at $1.62 ; sold- as a leader everywhoro at '$2.25. Examine them.
Iinmtn83 variety of Children's Parasols, In all Colors aid Shapes.
LANSBURGH & BRO,,
420,. 422, 424 and 426 Seventh Street.
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Successor to The Evening Critic.
A lew Paper Under
The Washington Crltlo Is an Independent Evening Journal, devoid to theJHcws, the
Governmsnal, Sooial and Political Gossip of tho Day, and to promo
ting the Interests and Advancement of Washington as
tho Grand Capital City of the Republic
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Delivered by Carriers, per month, 35 cents.
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rUIt BALE UV TIIK
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT COMPANY.
in Dustiele, Crushed... , Ml 70 1 40 liuaueis, Notorjehod 'i. no
UO UuBcels, flushed ,., ,,.. a 50 25IluBUoU,NotOraiiliod , 2 00
Delivered to Any Part of Washington or Georcatown."R
and The National Republican.
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It Mokes a Quick, Hot Flro.
It Docs Not Burn Out tho Gratci,
It Is Economical.
It Will Pay to Try It.
719--Fflaai Goofls-719 .
VERY I0W PKEOES,
Our stock 0: all kinds ot eonaonatiio goods u
now complete, and prices lower than over.
Nainsook and Swiss Edgings and
Flounclngs In great variety.
Laces of all kinds.
Fans of every description.
Nets, Veilings, Ruftlings and Handker
chiefs, PARASOLS AND m UMBRELUS.
Wo nro offorlne groat bargains In 1'arasols
and Invito Inspection nna conipnrleoj. Dost
goods at lowest prlcos. Hoo our
$2.50 26-lnoh Silk Umbrella;
It can't bo matched for tho price.
BLACK DRESS GOODS
Cannot ho eurpassod cither In styloor quality.
Black and Bl'k and Whito Satteons
in Newest Patterns.
WHlTEaoODSst oscoptlonally low prlcos.
Seo nnd bo convinced.
E. G. DAVIS,
719 Market Space.
Fost CmiMition Sewing Machine.
Now Itcady. Light running. Nolsoloss. Per
Icct. Don't fall to examine Its merits botoro
buying, any othor.
E. G. DAVIS,
Agent for D. C.
An Elegant lino ot Infants' and Children's
Merino Cloaks anil f altbi Suits,
for Spring woar, p'nln nnd ombroldorod, tn
Motbor Hubbard and othor stylos. Long and
Whites Dresses, Slips anSl Robes, Laco
Feek-a-Boo and Shirred Caps,
comprising tho latest stylos, at
MRS. SELMA RUPJPERT'3
008 Dill Nt., Oli. I'nfeilt UHIcc.
814 SEVENTH BTHEET.
Tho Largest Stock of Millinery and
Fancy Goods and Visltes In tho city.
IE. C3-. ID-AVIS,
Black Dress Goods, Embroiderios,
Laces and Trimmings.
710 MARKET SPACE, WASHINGTON, D. 0.
W UMBRELLAS AND PARASOLS.
Full Stock ot Sun Umbrellas and Parasols.
WILLIAM R. RILEY,
Ullcy IllllldlliL'. Cor. Dili mul 12 Nl. n. w
Ladies' Tailor and Habitmakor,
730 Seventeenth St. N. W.
For Bargains in Dry Goods
TRUNNEL & CLARK,
. 811 MARKET BPAOE.
HOSIERY a Specialty
NINTH AND F STOEI3TS,
TOWEES & GREEN,
Bankers and Insurance,
WASHINGTON, D. 0.
Transact a General Banking Business.
Deposits Subject to Check.
Bpcclal attention pivot) to Departmental and
other Collections! Buy and Soil U.S. Bonds
nud all DlBtrlct Securltlos. Wo lssuo
Drafts and Circular Loiters of Credit
on Europo and tho East.
V. E. l'LAIN.
B.L PLAINS CO., BHte,
Grain, Provisions, Potroioum,
St. Cloud Bulletins, Ninth and P Stn.
Uranch Ofllco: National Hotol,
WABHINOTON, D. 0,
Oltsr Koforoncos National Bank ot tho Re
obicago corrosponaonts MILMINE, HOD
MAN & 00.
constant quotations ot tho Chicago and Now
Yorfc Markets tromillroct private wires.
V. B, LILLUYr.
T. A, KKNDIO,
F. B. Lilley fc Go.
BANKERS AND BROKERS.
Stocks, Bonds, Grain, Provisions
1427 V HTnEIST N. W., WASHINGTON, D. 0.
UltANca Ol'l-lOE 1 H. HolllJav St., Ualtlmore
tVKtillway nna othor tioenrittus bought
nml sold on UoininlHsliiii only, stocks and
Muds bought tor Investment or carrlod ou
Drew's New Drug Store,
NINTU AND I'ESN. AVENUE.
frtwni.-wiifri.irwinrMO-. ftirmra Ttwr. SU-HhOUin,
Barm, l'iiu)lus, Ecxeiua, all Itcbv bkiu Ururtloui, nu
matter low oltttinnti ur lmj HMUnj, At DftfjllU.
iMler In Willi I'npera. Wludow rthiloi, rjctnt
Frarueo, rlctaret, eto.
10 BKVJCNTU HTJO!T HOUTHWKHT,