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The TVshington Critic.
WHOLE NO. 5,305.
WASHINGTON, D, 0., WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 12, 1885.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
814 Seventh Street.
Great Closing Sale
Hats, Bounots, Flowors,
Tips, riuuios, Hibbons,
Lacos, Silks, Volvots,
Sun Umbrollas, Parasols,
Jorsoys, Gloves and Corsols.
tsrilon't Vnil lo Attend,
LIOIIT WEIGHT. A Mi WOOL. NKW
13. B. BARNUM & CO.,
1(11 t'cntiBi'lvnnln Avenue.
Artificial Stone Paving Comp'y
Office, MIS Now York Avenue.
Artistic and Fine Work in Oomont
Our Skilled Workmen lay tho following Pavo
incuts; Schillenger'8 Patent, Best Granolithic
Asphallum, Artificial Stone,
Kitchens, Sldownlks, Stnblcs and Cellars laid
with neatness nnd promptness.
Owners ot property nro notified that thoy
will bo held rcsponslblo for infringements of
this patent. Tlio United States Courts for tho
District of Columbia huvo recently enjoined
II. L. Cruiifoid nnd tho Commissioners of tho
District of Columbia fiom laying this pave
ment. All artificial stono pavements other
than that laid under tho patent nro worthless,
JOS. O. MoKIBBIN,
Telephone Coll '107-2. l'roslilout.
rorthenext'Xhlrty Days to muko room for
Full nnd Wtulor Oood3.
$10 nulls' Cobs. Bulls for $ 5 00
J-15 Moii's and Youths' CorkBcrow, now. 10 00
3.r0 " ' l'nuts. now
3 Hoys' Suits for 3 ami
75a Hoys' 1'auts, now
?13 " Middlesex Suits....' '.".'"'.
$1.50 Alpaca Coals, now
too iiml goo unico conts.
, Straw and Wool Hats cheap lo closo out.
Shoes at unprecedented prices.
1911 and 1310 I'd. nvc.
137 SEVENTH BTKEET N. W.
O. P. BuKDETTE, Sole Agetlti
IN 1'. MIOWN.
HKAL KSTATK AND LOANS,
llUO Tailed uorlhwesl.
Cor Miiea nvo and I51h si, 12 if, mod
Imna. Inro-n nllli" nnnn Mrn-llllirn
111 eucli room; furnace, U wutor- V 118,000
closets nnd passenger elevator.
Now ll-story nud nascincnt house, )
situated ou lowa Circle; mod $10,500
I in pf. Terms easy. 1
Three-story and bnsoincnt house,)
111 i-8. on Nst n w, hot 17lli nnd $10,000
18th sts; mod Imps. Terms easy. 1
Large doublo houso on Vt nvo, bet 1 i.,-. nvi
K nnd L els; mod Imps j-.,wu
Nuwhousoeor Hlggs and Kith sts ill
w; building wlil bo ready foroc-1 tniva
cupnuey In two weeks; mod Imp. ,",J"U
Terms easy. UU) J
Blore nnd dwelling cor Oth and Q sis I , ,m
n w. Terms easy. (10) ffi.uw
Two-story urlclc house, No. Oil) 10th)
Bt n o, hot Fund CI sis; 7 rs and J-!fa,000
bath. Terms ensy. (Ill) )
Two friinio houses mid stnblo on )
Grant nvo n w, bet Mb and loth Vifl.OOO
sis; lot 15x150. (0) I
Two ,') story houses on Illggs Bt n w, ,, m,
near Itllh; nil mod Imps. Terms- ,;rjj.
easy. (HI) 1 onc"
Lawo :i story iu:d English basement )
houso ou (I si, bet llllli mid !."0lh U7.M0
sIb ii w. Terms easy. )
y-slory Engllsli basement house, 1131
is; mod Imps; lot IC.130; U water I
closets nnd !l Imlh-rnonis. I Bt, tiflW.OOO
bet 18th and 10th, Will exchange I
for small house. J
3-story and Imscinoul houso with 1
stable on M St. bet 10th and 11th -Sl),C0O
n w; mod Imps. Terms easy. )
Now il-stoiy house, with bay-win-)
dow, on L st, bat 21st mid KM n -t",000
w; 10 is; mod Imps. (HO) )
Now 3-story houso, wllli bay-win-)
dow, on Ij Bt. hot 21st uihI.M ti J.J0.000
w; 10 is; lot Mixta to iilloy. (30)
3-story biisemeul houso with stable!
oh N V live, hot mil and llth sts I
ti w, Int '.LIvlW,! mod linns. I
Tonus easy. (17) J
Largo doublu housu ou Ii si, bet 1311; 1
and lllli sts n w; 13 ra; mod J-IJ5.000
Imps, Tonus easy, )
Threo 8-story and buBeiuont houses)
on V Bt n w, near cor 18th; mod $11,000
imps, toi ins easy.
Two houses on II st n '. bet lllli and
ii;i; moil imp.'. iiui
Two houses ou 1' st u w, bet dtli nnd
7th; mod Imps. (10)
Lareo houso mid several thousaiid
lector gronnu on iuiii si, uvur
Scott Circle. I
3-8tory houso ou M st u w. hot 0th
and 10th BtB, and stable; mod
Imps. (H) I
3-story houso on M st n w, bet Oth)
and lOtli Bis, and Btablo; mod
Imps. (8) 1
Lnrgo doublo houso on Mass live, bet
mil and 13th sts; lnrgo slab o and
largo sldo lot; houso and sldo lot
embracing 11,000 foot ot ground,
Six a-story houses, now building on
13th, near T st n w; 8 is, bath
andcullar; 30 feet pinking; lots
nXxW; will bo ready for occu
pancy In about two mouths.
Flvo now press-brick houses, Willi
bny-wlndows, ou HStlist n w. cor
I' st; houses contain dining
loom, kitchen, eoal-ioom, dou
ble parlor (roll dopth of houso),
library, 3 bed-rooms and buth;
largo closets, gas fixtures, man
tola and minora; lots 18,1x73 to
House No. 215 ! st n w, bet 2d nud
3d sts; lot 21x2; 3 story brick
with stable, ('J7) 1
Houso on 10th st, bet V and Q, 13 rs, I
mod Imps; will tako other prop
orty in part payment,
Four houses on 15tli st, bet Q nnd 11;
mod Imps, I
Vacant properly In nil sections of tho oily
Woodward & Lotiirop.
IT SHALL NOT BE.
August Is acknowledged to bo tho
dullest month In tho year, hutthcro
nio exceptions In nil cases, and In or
der lo swoll our sales lo a larger
amount than during nuy previous
August, wn pruposo to muko an ox
ccptlon, ( possible, by ottering such ir
roslstlblo bargains that customers will
bo almost compelled lo buy,
llnrgaliis "Ah In" Durgalns.
We have iust received what
we consider intrinsically the
best values yet ollerecl in
100 pieces 18-hich Cotlon lllrd-oyo, 10 yards
to tho piece,
Only 50a per plcco.
"rt ,,lnind nl.l,.l ,.l.n fin.. f....... t I
. . . .V1'a '.i-ini.ll vaui, MIIU UlV.tlll lilllUll
Table Danuiak, oxcellent patterns, warranted
Oiilyrflo perynrd. Worth 02tfo.
No, the season is not over.
We have just received over
5,000 yds of different kinds of
Wash Dress Materials, which,
in consequence of the extra
ordinary depressed state of
the market, we bought ex
ceedingly low, and as is our
practice, propose to give our
customers the benehts ol the
purchase by naming on them
the lowest prices yet reached.
1,51)0 yards of cholcu Sotlncs, navy bluo,
brown uml gurnet grounds, with noat, pretty
old gold and whlto DgurcB. These goods have
been very scarce, aud wo venturo to sny
there Is no such assortment now In this city.
Only 15o per yard.
3,000 yards 30-lneh Wamsulta Shirting Per
cales, stripes, llgures and chocks, splendid
patterns, usual price 15c.
Only ISHo poryurd.
500 yards Navy Bluo Percales, In small, neat
llgurcs und handsome strlpos.
Only 15o por yard.
1,000 yurds of wide Satlu-ilnlshcd Percales
choice putterns.vory stylish, woll worth KHo
Only 8o por yurd.
OurSTiiiud 35a Scotch (ilughnius, uow iOo
Our 25o French Linen Lawns, now 12W c per
Our 10 and 13&o Striped and Illock Ging
hams, now do por yard.
Ou r 37M oAll-lltiou Lawns, now 25oporyd.
(Second lloor; tako thu olovalor.)
Far Iladilngr l'lirpoMCH.
We have opened an ele
gant line of Turkish Bath
Towels, which, to create a
spirited demand, we shall
mark at the following extra
ordinary low prices. :
18 by 10 Turkish Hath Towols,
Only 15c; worth 18c.
20 by 10 Whlto Turkish Towels,
Only 23c; worth 31c.
18 by 40 Fancy Turkish Towels, IldllTerent
combinations, Bullnblo also for tidies, splash
ers and covers,
OnlySjo; worth 3lo.
21 by do Fancy Turkish Towols, cxtrnlluo
quality, knotted fringe, worth lGc,
Only 37o each.
21 by 18 Plain and Fiincy Striped Linen
Turkish Towols, particularly desirable tor
Only OOo each.
30 by 50 (oxtra size) Plain Hrown Turkish
Towels, superior (liiallty.
Only $1 each,
Thcso goods aro particularly dcslrublo for
bnthlng and other purposes, and nt tho nbovo
prices nrooxcecdlngly good values.
Orauil Itediictloii Halo of I.iivcm nnd
As a special incentive to
purchasers we make the fol
lowing reductions, which we
think will be appreciated by
our customers and cause
their early disposal.
2J.i-lnch Ecru Oriental Laeo,
Hcducod from 7 to 5o por ynrd.
5-iuch Ecru Oriental Lace,
Keduccd from 10 to 12J.a per yard.
3-luch Colored Wash Lace, ocru ground,
pattern outlined In cardinal,
Reduced from 1 1 to 12u por ynrd,
I stylo 27-Inch Whlto Oriental Lnco Not,
llcduccd from $1.50 lo $1 por ynrd.
t stylo 27-luch Ecru Oriental l.nco Not, cle-
Hoduccd from $1.50 to $1 por yard.
27-Inch Ecru Odalcsnuo Laeo Not, hand
somo palteniB, run with old gold nnd pluk
Hoduccd from $1.75 to $1 por yard.
(Second floor : take tlio elevator.)
Milk HIovcm llulinv Vnluv.
Below value only because
they must be sold this month,
and at the price named we
do not anticipate any trouble
in disposing of them, for
never before has this glove
been offered at the price.
Lacles'fl-button length, oxtru fine, .leisey
All-Silk Gloves, In black, grays, mode and
tans. Weto cheap at l)2e; uow
OulyWo per pair.
NOTE .Gloves, Hand
kerchiefs, Hosiery, Ribbons,
Fancy Articles, Dry Goods,
etc., can be sent by mail or
express to any point through
our "Mail Order Dept." at a
very slight advance, and we
guarantee satisfaction by ask
ing you to favor us by re
turning them when unsatis
factory. WOODWARD ;& LOTHROP,
Boston Dry Goods House,
ONK I'ltlOK ONIiY,
Dill VeuiiH, Ave. UIU II Ktrn t
Ol'riCIAI.ANIHWOr IC'IAI, INAN
AIIOIIT T1IR JlKlMltTMIlNm
No Truth In dm Itciiort Unit Mr.
KolloylN to ISo Mmlo mi ANNUInnt
Nccrcilnry or Ntnio-l'oiivtli.Claix
l'liNlinnHtvrN Appointed l'lii'Micr
i:il'cc(N or Neerctary r.iullcott'N i,n(o
Hpcclal Hlainit Delivery.
Tlio Postmaster fiotioiul has coin
nlctctl his nrrniiKcmcnls for tlio estab
lishment ot thu special slump delivery
system, audit will o Into eHcct Octo
bcr 1 hi (I'M no3toniccs.
Tim rni'-ltcnelilnir Order.
lb Is understood (hut nil the ofllcers
of tlio lino who huvo been on dutv in
tho Signal Service for mote llinn four
years nro to bo icllevod find ordered
Imek to their regiments tinder .Secretary
Eudlcott's recent order.
K el ley Not to Nuccccd Adce.
It Is lcnrucd at the Statu Department
that there Is no foundation for llio pub
lished report that A. M. Kelley of Vlr
ulnla Is to succeed Jiulgn Atfco as Third
Assistant Secretary ol State. No
change In that position has been thought
of, and Mr. Kelley has never been con
sidered In any such connection.
For Colonel Davis' Ilcleiilloii.
Colonel George W. Davis, who was
tho assistant superintendent of coif
strtietlou of tho Washington Monument,
niiu is now ou uencrai siicriiiairs slall,
has taken adotp Interest In tho erection
of tho proposed fire-proof Army Medi
cal Museum, has supervised tho ptans,
tho prepnnitloii of spccllleatious, etc.,
and wnH lo have been put in ehargo of
tuowoiic ot construction. Under See-
rctai'V IClllllcotl.'n rinnt. nrdiir Imu'.
ever, Colonel Davis would have to re
turn to hi company, and a strong ef
fort is being muilo to have an exception
iiiuuo in ins lavor. uoionci uavls Is
also in charge of all woiks of Improve
ment at tlio Soldiers' Home.
War C'lnlniN DlFtalloived.
Iiidgo Maynard, Second Comptroller
of tlio Treasury, hits disallowed claims
for furniture and other personal prop
erty seized by United States troops in
East TonncBSoo during tho war for hos
pital purposes. Jtidgd Maynard holds
that tlio uecounting o(llccr3 have no
IllriSflir.f.hlll ill KIIpIi .I n.lcn llnlncu ,
express conti act wasiuudofor payment
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ui tnu uuiia bui.i;u. l HIS CUEC, III)
guys, altoultl liavo been submitted to
MlO Km 1 11 in I'll Clin It .is tfilin.i.,lnn!n
.. iuniaiviii Viuima WUlllllUQiMWlI
The Comptroller has also disallowed tho
.ml.. I... ..ff !..... It Y.,,..1.. ... , .
ikiiiii ui tiuini'H ii. rjigiii oi iviismngton
County, Md., for tho tt.su of I1I3 farm
from 18(51 to ISC') by Federal trooiis.
flo Buys the lofscs arc ireident lo the
ravnizcs of v:ir. nml lie line 1111 noivxi- l
make litem good.
AniOllir tho fnurlli.rdnsa no.tnincli.i c
appointed lato. vesterdiy afternoon by
tho rostmastcr-Oeneral were Mm fol
lowing: Jiiirylaud A. V. JJowon,
iiiiiidiitji', 1. xuyior, otncKion. Vir
ginia George Vainant, Klusalo; Mlfs
Margaret A. White, Hell Haven; W.
W. Maistou, Urbiimi; T. II. AdnuiF,
Tusloy; .lonatlian Jenkeiis, Ilavlicld:
Mrs. II. L. lJulIoy, llalloy's Cross
Roads; P. W. Iloll'man, Crooked Run;
Howls ivaiier, uaticti; d. t. Amuurgy,
Lebanon; W. P. Edmonds. Estlilvlilc;
.T. M. Conk, Jonesville; J.E. Willliuiifi,
Willis: J. ir. iiriei.inv. oiiiiphf .r. n.
.lohnson, Duncan's Mills; J. 0. Spotts,
Tazewell Court-IIousc; W. 31. I 'en
nlngton, Del)lii; C. C. Joliiisou, Fair-
nun, iv. a. 1'ianiiry, louuin tjtation;
It. 0. JIticou, Orango Court-House; J.
ti. ItlCC. WIS IV c: W. C. Fere inn.
Wallacctown; W. II. Page, Edgo lllli.
AlllOU"' Ihnl fnllltll idilcu unltinnclnra
appointed this afternoon were the fol
lowing: Maryland W. M. Markes,
Carroll; Q. W. Logan, Itaw-
Jandsvllle; Q. W. Calloway,
Kent Island; Henry Steinhieo, Oieat
Mills; MurcellaG. Wadlow, Freedom.
Viri'lllhl Allmrt. Aflllinllon. PIiIIiikkiiI
S. G. Dardcn, Windsor Station.
Jlliior anil I'vrHonnl.
Secretary Lamar will not leave on
Ids vacation until tlio early part of
The Postmaster-General will late this
afternoon appoint about 100 postmas-
lura 01 uiu lourin ciass.
Josephs. Curtis of California, age
ologlst at $.1,000 11 year hi the Geologl
cal Survey, has resigned.
Susan Hopp has lllcd a bill in equity
against Charles llolden and others for
tlio substitution of a trustee.
Tlio Smith court-martial has form
ulated it3 findings aud will forward
them at onco to the President for ac
tion. The resignation of .lamo3L. Dyer,
receiver of public moneys at Wichita,
Kan., was lo day accepted by Secretary
Tlio Treasury Department has pur
chased 2 15,000 ounces of silver for de
livery at tlio Philadelphia Mint for
coinage Into standard dollars.
Elrst Assistant Secretary Mnldrow
of thu Interior Department will leave
tho city next week for Mississippi, aud
will bo absent for about a month.
L, S. Anderson of Arkansas lias been
appointed to a St.'iOO clerkship in tho
nllleoof tho First Assistant Postinaster
Goneral under civil service rules,
Eugene, P. Mallory, a eleik in (ho
Money-Order olllce, Postolllcu Depart
ment, to-day resigned his position, and
will go to Florida, where he bus an
Tho three olliccrs on duly in tho Sig
nal Corps who will bo allectcd by Sec
retary I'iiidlcott's order aro Lieiitenadts
Grccly, Craig and Duuwlddy, all of
whom liavo been detached from their
regiments for several year,.
Secretary of Stato Bayard hasie
cclved a telegraphic communication
from the American consul nt Guaya
quil, Ecuador, saying that lie had posi
tive Information that Santos had been
liberated. No details were given In tho
Tho following patents liavo been is
sued to Wasliiugtonians: Frank Ashton,
support for pantaloons; 15, A. Flsko,
are-lamp regulating mechanism, and
Bartholomow Rlordan, combined roller
and tllo-rulur for inarkhur concrete
First Auditor Clionowetii left tlio city
last night Intending to spond two or
threo wet its at Ids homo In Texas look
ing after tho IntorcPts of his law
practice. He Ptnlcd b(jforu starting Unit
he baa completed Ills work In connec
tion with tlio CoaH Survey investiga
tion, and contemplates similar Inquiries
Into tlio workings of tlio Geological
Survey and (lie Fisli Commission.
Acting Secretary Fairclilld lins di
rected that nsuppli mental competitive
examination bo hold ntthoTrcasury De
partment on the 'Joth instant for the piir
pose of llUInc seven vacancies of tlio
grade of cadets in tlio Rcvenuo Marino
Seivleti. Tho examhiotlon will bo con
ducted by revenue marine o'llleerp.
Thu Treasury authorities liavo ilc
cided to temporarily suspend thu ship
ment, 01 goui iroin 1110 san 11 rancisco to
tlio Now York Subtrcasury by reels-
(oi'cil mall, for the reason that tho mode
of transportation has attracted so much
attention as to Increase I ho danger of
nu attempted robbery. Ten million
dollars of gold have been tranapoi ted
hi this way, aud about three times that
amount remains to be shipped.
Several petitions liavo been recently
received at the Postoillco Duiiarttncut
and at tho While House asking for tlio
removal ol the postmaster at Meridian,
Miss., became lie recently printed in I1I3
newspaper an arliclu that in sotuu do
greo criticized General Grant. It is
not thought that tlio postmaster will be
removed as I1I3 publication Is not re
garded ao very offensive. A Member
of Congress from .Mississippi to-day
torn tuo reporter mat iiiciowotmi be no
removal in this case.
Henry G, Grlswold of Georgia was
to-day appointed a 81,000 clerk in Hie
ofllco of thu First Assistant Postmaster
General under civil service rules.
Mlt. UAUHl.TT'N DENIAL.
IIo Suj h That Ho Hits Dlnde No Deal
With Jny (lould.
Picfcldent Garrett, who is at Ham
burg, France, on being asked by' a
New Yolk Herald corrccpondent what
truth theio was In tlio reports of his
deal with Jay Gould, denied most em
phatically having ontcied Into any
combination witii Gould or others to
control the New Jcrsoy Central, as had
been lelcgraplicd. Mr. Garrett also,
quite 113 positively, denied any connec
tion witli Gould, Field, or their schemes,
and said that bo regarded with indlll'er
cneo tiic reported combinations to ex
clude his lino from New York.
Mr. Gancttsald: ''No settlcmont of
trunk liuodilllcultlcs Is po3slblo without
tho concurrence nnd co-oneration of
tlio llaltimoro aud Ohio, which long
blnco positively determined to agree to
no settlement or restoration 01 rates
until absolute protection is secured to
Baltimore and Ohio Interests. I regard
tlio whole series of iccent reports as
fabricated and persistently and fraudu
lently persevered hi, in spito of positlvo
denial, for slock jobbing purposes and
in order to commercially injure tlio IJul
tlmore & Ohio Telegraph and all Us
allies. I have declined positively all
propositions emanating from Western
Mr. Garrett said further that until
olllclally advised that, despite tho em
phatic denials by Ids olllccr, by Ids
cabled and written authority, the false
statements of understandings and com
binations continuously circulated were
sciiouslyand Injuriously affecting the
Baltimore & Ohio Tolcgraph and allied
interests, lie had studiously refrained
from personally taking cognizance of
thcso false reports; but as simultane
ously witli Mr. Field's unexpected sail
ing for the other side reports aro again
cabled hero of combinations bctweOn
Gould and himself as to their tele
graph and New Jersey Central
interests, and ho is satisfied
that tlio publishers of preceding reports,
which lie regards as emanating from
the snnio interests which have been
seeking to purchase tho liiltlmoro &
Ohio Telegraph, will tako advantage of
this possidlo coincidence to spread still
further injurious false reports, ho now
feels bound, in order to protect ids
own interests and to protect tho public
against further imposition, to make
known the actual facts as shown in tlio
correspondence which ho has cabled to
America for publication, if deemed ne
cessary. 0 .
DibiiticT ovi:iinmi:nt nimvs.
Miscellaneous. Private John
Harot of the police force has resigned.
Rkvknuks t'oii July. Tho receipts
of the Collector for real estate and per
sonal tax and licenses, etc., for July
Dancino School. Professor Bir
mingham will open his danchur school
at McCauIuy's Hall, on Pennsylvania
avenue, 111 a icw wcoks.
Esoai'icd i'hoji thi: Wohiihousi:.
Win. Jones and Win. West, alias
Cotton West, escaped from the work
house early this morning.
Rksicinui) His Position. Mr. C.
V. Gordon, a clerk in tho Water Olllce,
has resigned, and O. It. Gordon has
been appointed in his place.
Anotiikk Fihi; Company. A nu
merously signed petition for tlio estab
lishment of a lins company In East
Washington was presented to the Com
Building Isu'iiovkments. Mr.
Patrick Maloney has purchased tlio ele
gant building slto on the northwest
corner of Third and C streets, and will
erect a handsome dwelling thereon. '
Building Pkhm its. Permits to
build have been granted toE, McCorly,
to erect two dwellings In alloy between
Second and Third and II and 1 streets
to cost $1,250; M. A. Roth, repair dwell
ing on 11, between Fourth and Fifth
An Explanation Wantud. Act
ing Auditor Suavor has asked tho Com
nilssloners to explain why the salary
ot tlio High School Principal appears In
the schedule at $1,030, and in tho ac
counts for the month of June, 1S8.1, at
Bad Matiuual Ushd. .Mr. It. W.
Lourio of Itciiulni'B has written the
Commissioner:) that tlio B. & P. R. R.
Co. liavo not repaired Sheriff's Cross
ing according to tho directions of tho
Commissioners, and that thoy used
sand instead of gravel.
Photust ok a Paui'ku. Sarnh
Qleason, an Inmate of tho workhouse,
in a letter to tlio Commissioners, com
plains of alleged bad treatment at tlio
Institution, S'10 spuaks vory disparag
ingly ot tho fonner Commissioner, and
says tlio Inmates may congratulate
themselves, that thoy luiui a friend in
iuimii: i.owi; or utaii inn man
WHO IVAN 3IIJANT.
(Ii)n'iaor lloiidly'n InteiilloiiH-Neii-Nation
lu Went Vlrtrlnla-Tlto It, ,V
O.'m Now York Itonlii I.vtlor I'roin
.loll". HavlN A l.lvu CornMO Tlio
Ohliilioniii llooiucrN lli'ealiliiKr
C'liinp I.ntn Advice Trout Alirond
-Mrnnt'M UndorlnUer'N lllli.
Cincinnati, O., Aug. 12. Governor
Iloadly lu an interview yesterday reit
erated ids declaration that he docs not
wish the nomination for Governor and
would prefer to avoid it. Ho had no
light to assume that his iiamu would be
selected, and it would bo tlmo enough
to dccldo as to his duty when tlio occa
sion required action.
Ilud Men lu Went Virginia.
PAH1CKKSI1U1KI, W. Vil., Aug. 12.
I'ho region about G reeves' Run. Witt
County, is full of excitement over
another Red Men attack. One Fhnore
Creel, a farmer of U reeves' Run, has
been tho subject of vengeance from the
Red Men this lime. Ho had been no
toriously cruel to his family and so
general became the complaint Hint tlio
vigilantes took him in hand last night.
Creel was in bud when a Equad of
masked men broke into his house, and
overcoming his struggles tied his
hands, took him to tho yard and gave
him a fearful thrashing with cowhides
and hickory withes. After whipping
him they untied him and let him go,
with a warning that another visit might
bo looked for if ho was not kind to his
wile. Ciecl went to Wirt Court-House
to-day and swore out warrants for four
of his neighbor?, who were arrested
aud gave ball for appearance at thu
tho next term. About 100 lashes weie
laid on Creel's back.
Tlio Undorlakor'H lllli.
Nkw Yoiik, Aug. 12. Undertaker
Mcrritt's establishment is titlll fre
quented by curiosity seekers. Tho crepe
and woodwork of tho ear Merritt pro
poses to glvcaway piecemeal, and tho
demand for them Is apparently unlim
ited. Mr. Merritt said to-day: "I have
not yet made out a bill for tho Grant
family. Tho bill may icacli $30,000, but
I cannot tell. My petccntngo is added
to the original coit for lime, labor and
II. A O.'m Now York Iloulo.
PiiiLADKLiuiiA, Aug. 12. A power
ful pressure is still being brought to
bear by tho Pennsylvania Railroad
Company to secure moans by which the
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
may bo kept out ot New York. The
refusal of tho Reading Railroad Com
pany to entertain any proposition hav
ing tills for its object does not seem to
liavo by any means ended tho deter
mination of the Pennsylvania. A
movement now 011 foot, to have Robert
II. Sayre, president of tho South Penn
sylvania, accept tho presidency of tlio
Reading, i3 believed in railroad circles
to have been partly inspired by tlio
Jell'. Davis' Sonlluiculu,
Nkw Ohlhans, Aug. 12. A letter
from Jefferson Davis to a member of
Ids regiment in the Mexican war is
made public here, and owing to Its pe
culiar phraseology causes "some com
ment. Tho Mexican veteran had rn.
quested tho presence of Mr. Davis at the
Urant memorial exercises. 111 His reply
Mr. Davis said: "It would give mo sin
cere pleasure to join tiie cx-Confederato
and Mexican veterans to morrow In
this purpose as their magnanimity sug
gests wo should manifest, but my health
does not permit mo to bo present."
Tlio Oklahoma IIooiiici-n.
Caldwell, Ivan., Aug. 12. The
Payne Oklahoma colony, which has
been in camp heic some mouths, is uow
breaking up in compliance with in
struction, from Captain Couch. He in
terprets tho present action of the Ad
ministration as the iuauiHiratiou of a
movement which will lead to the open
ing of Oklahoma in the near future, and
with a desire lo avoid causing cmbar
barrassmenl of I ho work he has re
quested tho colony for tho present to
disband. Some of tho colonists will do
freighting from Caldwell t Reno.
Others have taken pay contracts.
Couch and Secretary Blackburn remain
here to look after correspondence.
.ludgo I.imvo tlio Mail,
NKW Yohic, Aug. 12.-Crawford, the
well-known correspondent, writes to
tho World from S.iratoga that a promi
nent Senator tells him that the recently
published correspondence between
the Piosldent aud a man who indorsed
the papers of an applicant for a judge
ship and afterward said the applicant
was an unlit man, refers to Judge Lowo
of Michigan, recently appointed to tho
Supremo Court Uoncli of Utah.
London, Aug. 12. Private advices
report that General Komarolf lias ut
late displayed renewed activity in the
way of warlike preparations on tho
Afghan frontier. lie I constantly
passing between Morvand Penjdeh and
studying tho strategic situation,
Lord Duirorlii'N IWIorlN.
Calcutta, Aug. 12. Loid Dull'eriu
Is using every means 10 strengthen the
loyalty of the native Indian princes. A
grand durbar will bo held hi November,
to which all the dignitaries ot Central
India will be Invited.
Dylnpr I.lko files.
London, Aug. 12. Letters from
Suakim show Unit tumps continue to
perish like lllcs from the effects of the
terrible climate. Tho officials endeavor
to conceal tho real stato of affairs,
Ayoolt Kliaii'N l'leleiislous.
Micshkd, Aug. 12. Afghan spies
aro circulating among Ayoob Khan's
friends and endeavoring to learn tho
extent to which his pretensions to the
Amcershlp aro supported by itussla.
Tlio ltoslon ltCKUtln,
Boston, Aug. 12, Tlio races of the
National Amateur Oarsmen Association
began on tho Charles River tills after
noon at one o'clock. Tho first heat ot
the Junior singles was won by Peter
Snyder of tho Mutual Club of Albany.
(tf.OHINU ITH liAIIOIlH.
t'oiivoiitlon oTIlio Amalgamated AN.
noelallon lo Kiul To-day.
WllKKLINO, W. VA,, Aug. 12. Tho
Amalgamated Association convention
will probably conclude ita labors to-day.
The next annual session will be hold in
Pittsburg. It has been resolved that
the old rail plauso hi tlio scale be with
drawn and that tlio question be dealt
wllli locally. This practically leaves the
question as it stood prior to June I. It
lias also been unanimously docldcd that
all scales for sheet rolling not signed
by August 22, last year's prices there
for, will bo declared adopted as tlio
standard association price.
Tlio election of officers, which takes
place to-day, promises a hot contest be
tween P. F. Kinney of Pittsburg and
las. Nuttof Youngstowu for president.
Kinney seems to bo tlio favorite. Secre
tary Martin will probably 1)3 re-elected.
A VvhI Virginia NoiiniiIIoii.
Pakiciiiishuhu, W. Va., Aug. 12.
This city is in such a social turmoil as
lias never before been known over tiie
publication of no at tide lu the Sentinel
stating that upward of fiOO women of
that town nro grossly and habitually
immoral, The excitement and indig
nation iueieascs as lime passes, and
tlio women of tho city, of all grades of
society, threaten that if the men do not
avenge this insult lo their sex, they
will take It Into their own lunula and
mete out to tho editors of tho news
paper their just deserts, and treat them
to a coat of tar aud feathers.
An VniiMiial Null.
Milwaukku, Wis., Aug. 12. An un
usual suit was begun In tho Circuit
Court yesterday by Miy. Joseph Fischer,
mother of the female twins born two
weeks ago. Tho babes, who died at
their hit th, weio perfection in form,
with the except ion of being joined by a
llrnt gtowth of tlesh at the breast.
tho union extending from near tlio
waist to the cheek. They were taken
lu charge by the midwife aud placed hi
alcohol. They have since been exam
ined by many physicians and pro
nounced among tho greatest of curiosi
ties. The mother uow claims that she
did not consent to the disposition of tho
bodies and she suoi to recover posses
sion of them.
SiillNlicd nt I, asl.
Nkw Yohic, Aug. 12. Owing to
rumors of nu attempt to swindle life
insurance companies, the body of .Mrs.
Bauer of Hudson, N.J., was exhumed
yesterday and an autopsy was held.
Tlio lady was insured for $J,000. She
died last .June. Tho result of tho ex
amination satisfied tlio insurance men
that the body was that of Mrs. Bauer
and that death was from natural causes.
The policies will therefore bo paid.
Itanium's Nuvv I'arlncr.
Nkw York, Aug. 12. W. W. Cole,
Mm circus owner, has bought J. A.
Bailey's interest lu tho Barnum show.
Bailey's health is shattered. Ho re
tires witli a fori line of $2,000,000 as tho
result of live years connection with
Barnum. Colo has made a great deal
of money in tlio circus business in Aus
tralia ami California. He is said to own
$1,000,000 worth of real estate, in Chi
A Corpse That was Allvo.
Louisvillk, KY., Aug. 12. In
Oregon township, lud., Saturday night,
while tho body of Mr. D. A. Paughern
was being laid out for burial, the sup
posed corpse suddenly sat up hi bed
and asked for a glass of water. After
drinking the water Mr. Paiigliern
breathed freely and Is now declared out
ot danger. Ills diseasu was pneumonia.
Tho Steamships' Justification.
Nkw Yohic, Aug. 12. Tho matin
geis of tho steamship lines which re
fused to carry tho malls, publish tills
morning a three column justification of
their action. They endeavor to show
that tho $S00,000 appropriation by Cou
gross wii3 mandatory on tho Postmaster-General
and sh.otild havo been used
lu bringing their compensation up to a
London's Latest Sensation.
London, Aug. 12. The J'ull Mall
Gazette created a sensation this after
noon when It asserted that ouo of tho
members of Iho commission appointed
to consider tlio stato of trade was
horsewhipped this morning by the
father of tho young girl whom be had
A County Treasurer DcTauKs.
Colu.mhuh, Ind., Aug. 12. County
Treasurer William Glelker, whoso term
ofjolllco ha just expired, proves to boa
defaulter to the extent of over 812,000.
Unlucky Investueuts and unauthorized
loaning of public funds to political
friends probably cau&cil tho defalcation.
His honil -iiiitn will make up tlio amount.
Arms! roup; Confesses .
Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 12. Tho
Hcrilck minder has been solved.
Thomas Armstrong, the step3on ot tho
murdered man, this morning confessed
that he eoinmltcd the deed. The details
of tjie confession have not as yet been
A Nmvark Noiisallou,
Niiw.viiK, Ohio, Auir. 1-'. A sensation was
caused hero last nliuit by tho report that
William A. Hoot, a wealthy Kralu, seed and
Hour dealer, had left tho city. A lovy has
Just been mailo ou nil his city property by
Sherlll'llnllon a claim In favorer ltobbliis,
WlncKiirncr, Wlnir A; Co. for a largo sum,
Tho properly nttnehed Is said lo bo worth
about jau.UOO. Ills whereabouts Is unknown.
Humors aro ulloat ot sensational develop
ments lu I lie case.
.Ilrs. Viiilou Discharged.
Ni;w Yoiik, Auir. IS. -Mrs, .leuiilo Vinton,
a pale-faced yoiunr woman, was arraigned
yesterday for ntlciiipllui; to Mil I'.ugeiio 8.
Vinton by bhootlug him nt Ureal Jones
street and l.afayctlo l'laco on Monday even
ing. Vlntou declined lo miiKo any com
plaint, and thu woman was discharged.
I'ligllsh l'rei'iiutloiiH in Herat.
I. on no.N, Aug. IS. Advices from Meshed
stato that tho suburban vllhigos around
Herat aro being destroyed lu order to pro
vent their being used to cover tho movements
of Hussion troops lucnsoof hostllltlos. Hug
laud Indemnities the owners of tho property.
Sir. Gladstone's Inactivity,
London, Aug. IS, 'I'ho Liberals nro be
coming anxious over Mr. Gladstone's ap
parent Inactivity. Tho Jhuln .Yum this morn
ing urges him to tako tho lead lu tho elec
toral campnlgti at once.
Till'. NAVAI. OKIJIHr.ltS.
Arrangements lor Their Completion
Madohy HecrHary Whitney.
Nkw Youir, Aug. 12. Secretary
Whitney held a conference yesterday
with John Roach's assignee, tlio io3tilfc
being that tho Secretary wilt tako
charge of the Roach ship-yards nnd fin
ish tho cruisers. George II. Weed, o
tho assignees, is to handle tho monov
and make the profit, if there is any,
acting virtually as agent of tho Gov
ernment. Tills course is taken because)
thu Government ynrd is not lilted to
complete the work on tho vessels, and
it would cost $.'100,000 to' put Itlu con
dition. Secretary Whitney is to havo
personal supervision of tho work. Tho
assignees furnish tho labor, materials
anil tools and am to tecelve the full
contract price for encli vessel. If tho
cost of completing the vessels should,
exceed tho stipulated prico tho bonds
men are lo bo iitilifo lor tlio excess. A.
naval hoard lias been appointed lo In
ventory tlio cruisers.
New Turk's Calilo Hoads,
Nkw Yohic, Aug. 12. The Third
Avenue Kallroad Company's cable rail
road line ou Tenth avenue, from Man
hattan street to One Hundred andElgli-ty-soventh
street, Is nearly ready for
operation. The first cable was laid on
biiiulay ami tlio ends drawn Into tuo
engine house at Tenth avenue and Ono
Hundred anil 'rwcutv-eiiililli street.
and tho cars will bo run as soon there
after as possible. The work of construc
tion on thu line Is practically completed.
Delivered After Tvvnnly.oiio Tiiarw
MiDDLKiiuiiY, Vr., Aug. 12. Last
week Till B. Parker, an aged resident ot
tills place, received a letter from hU
son Kihvnrd that was written lu a Con
federalo prison twenty-olio years ago.
lie gave tho letter to a prisoner who
wa3 about to be exchanged, and the ad
dress was erased, leaving only thu
word "Kdward" signed lo tlio cpisth)
as a guldu lu tell its destination. Aftcc
carrying It for several years tho ex
changed prisoner scut tlio nolo to Hit)
Attorney-General's office at Washing
ton, and the destination was discovered
alter years of hunting. Mr. Parker
sent three sous lo tho war.
Tho Saratoga Ilaees.
Saratoga, Aug. 12. Weather hot,
attendance fair. First race for 2-ycar-olds,
J mile. Santa Anita Dell won,
Colonel Cowan second, Pat Slicody
third. Time, 1:171. MutuaU paid
Second race, 1 1 miles. Mittie It. won,
Jim Douglas second, Farewell third.
Time, 2:1 1. Mutuals paid $127.
Third race, mile and a furlong; Volo
won, Bootblack second, Una B. third;
time 1:58J. Mutuals $20.10. Fourtli
race, for all ages, three-quarter mllo;
Jim Konwick won, Maggie J. second,
Mission Belle third; time 1:10. Mutuals
Tho l'eiinsylvanla GreenliaeUcrs,
Kitin, PA., Aug. 12. The National
Greenback State Convention meet3hcr)
to-morrow. Among tho candidates for
Stato Treasurer will bo Colonel Arm
strong, editor of tlio Labor Tribune,
Pittsburg; Lewis Olds of Erie, ami
Wesley Chambers of Oil City. Tlioro
Is likely lo ho a division as to tlio policy
of introducing a prohibition clause lit
A Distressing Law.
Maiiony City, Pa., Aug. 12.
Tho recent Stato Jaw prohibiting tho
employment of boys under tlio age ot
Illumines affects about 10,000 boyd
whom miuu owueis aro discharging a J
hist as their places can bo supplied by
Polandors and Hungarians. Tho im
mediate effect of tint law i.s to canst)
much distress In families where wid
owed mothers liavo depended upon tho
earnings of the boys.
A I'lnco for Kelley.
New York, Aug. 12. The World
nnd the Tribune liavo telegrams front
Washington Indicating a belief thati
Secretary B.iy.ird will make Mr. Kelley
an Assistant Secretary of State upon
Ids return to America.
Death ol' a Gold Discoverer.
Plackhvillk, Cal., Aug. 12.
James W. .Marshall, the discoverer of
gold in California, died yesterday at hitf
homo in Kelsoy. Bo was scventy-foiir
years old, and died a poverty-stricken,
Tho Epidemic's March.
Madrid, Aug. 12. The reports ot
cholera from ail of tho lufictcd dis
tricts forthe past 21 hours show -1,007
new eases and 1,020 deaths.
Kuliuhr l'asha Sulky.
GniHALTKH, Aug. 12. Zebehr Pasha,
is still hi conliiiciuent hero. lie main
tains a Kiilkliig demeanor, and refusesto
speak to any one.
A l'earful Slnlo ol' Anarchy.
Cairo, Aug. 12. A fearful state ot
anarchy in Kordofau Is reportod by
Arab) coming from that vicinity. Fam
ine adds to the horrors of tlio situation.
Inspection ol' Excursion Hoals.
Mr. I'd. D. Wright called on Commis
sioner Webb this afternoon hi behalf oE
person interested to make an Import
ant recommendation In regatd to hi-
spectiru of excursion steamers. Ilo
stated that when .Mr. R. U Oropley
was appointed collector of the pore ot
Georgetown Secretary Manning abol
ished tho office of assistant collector
held by Mr. Lewis Clements, lla
stated that it was a p.trt of the duty oC
this Kcnllcman (o Inspect tlio excursion.
steamers, aud theio has been no sueU
inspections made, and mere may bo n.
disaster resulting from tlm absence oi
such an officer.
Commodore Truxtou is in tlio city.
General N. 11. Dals is nt tho Ebbitt.'
Representative Carlisle ins returned
to tho city.
Cousnl-Gcnciiil Adamsou has sailed
. Major Baxter will act as Surgeon
General ot tlio Army temporarily.
Mr. C. H. Pickling left for Boston
this morning to witness tlio regatta.
Mrs. Ilartwell Cragln and family of
Dunbarton avenuo left Monday for
District Commissioner Edmonds has
left for Crcsson, Pa., and will bo ahaout
from his office two weeks or more.