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1ST II YEAll-WIIOLK NO. i312.
WASHINGTON, 1). C, THURSDAY EVENING, SEl'TttMUKR 2J, 1885.
PRICK TWO CICNTS.
WOODWAKD & LOTiniOP.
For to-morrow (Friiltiy), our
Regular Weekly "Remnant
Da," wc advertise "Rem
nants" as follows :
"livening Star" contains Clot li ltu
lans, Cashmere Fichus, I oilery, ( llovos,
Corsets, Upholstcrj' (lood, Worsted
"National Hopubllcan" contalni
Mrn'n Wear, Ladles' Underwear, linv
broideries, Handkerchief!) nml Sllk5.
"OiIiIm mill Short i.ciigtliV In !
Everything to which the
name of "Remnant" can be
consistently applied will be
brought forward Friday.
Remnant Day, and marked
at greatly reduced or "Rem
S yards Who Embroidered Flannels.
Itegulnr prlco for piece $.' "rt
"ltetnnunt" prlco for lilcco...SJ ""
'.' yds llliio Flannel, embroidered In camel.
Itcmilar prlco for niece S'J Ml
"licmnant" prlco for piece. .,3J
Or.on-ICrochot lied Spread, slightly soiled.
llegular prlco St
"ltemimnt" plica 75o
Ono 10-1 Crochet lied Spread, sllnhtly soiled.
liogular trice St -"'
"ltcmn.int" price 31 no
13 "Short Lengths" of Sheeting Muslim,
from 1,4 to ft yards.
7 "Short Lengths" of l'lllow-c.iso Muslin,
from 1 to 3 yards.
13 "Short Length'" of M-lnch Cotton Mits
II us, bleached unci unbleached, from !! to 0
(Third floor; tnko Iho delator.)
"Mliort l.Kiigtlm'' In Wnsh I.'ooiIm,
You can always find some
thincf in this department on
Friday to pay you for the
visit." This Friday we shall
display even more than the
usual number of Short
Plaids, Striped mid Plain (.Ingham,
Apron Checks, etc., Medium, Dark and
Light Prints, l'crcnlos, Cambrics, Sat
in desirable lengths, marked
at exceptionally low "Rem
(Second floor! tako the clovator.)
"Oililn"' ill Linen Department.
UOnofi-l Haw Silk Table Cover, navy bluo
and old cold colorings.
ltcgtilar prlco SI 00
"Jlcmnant" prlco S'l OD
Ono 13 I Marseilles lied Spread, extra qual
ity, slightly soiled.
llCKtilur prlco SI.V)
"Itcinnont" prlco SI 00
Slightly milled and "odd" Towel, nt titiiisu.
idly low licmnant Day prices.
"short Lengths" In lllcuchcl, Unbleached
nnd Turkey Hod Tablo Damask, IJfi toil yds.
li om 70c to Sa.COjpcr remnants.
".short Lengths" In doslrablo quantities of
Itussln Crasli and l'lulil Toweling, at low
"Short Lengths" of Check Nainsook, lengths
8 to B yards,
1 tegular price S'o
"llcinuniit" prlco l'.'Ko
(I.lncn Dept., 1st on tho right.)
"Nlioi'l Lengths'' lii IHuck ;oim1m.
This department will offer
the following "Remnant"
Day attractions in desirable
5 yards All-Wool Ulnek Screo.
ltcniilur prlco per yd (Be
I "licmnant" prhopcryd ioo
S'rt vurds All-Wool lllack Albatross.
Ilrauhir pilcepcr yd 7."o
"Iccninant" prlco per yd Wo
0"Shoit Lengths" of Pino All-Wool lllack
Ciuihincics, lHt'Ui, 156, Hi. ii and tvt yards;
a cry low.
A lo a I
i few ''Short Loniths" of Plaids. Wool
lininnsse, mid 0-1 HlacK crapes, ul exception
idly low "KeniDant" prices.
I.:hb1ih" In Velvet.
Color. in kf. pt hv.
(Inrnot. &1 HI 81 m
Cray. 1 Ml 1 on
Puriilo. 1 "i 1 SI
Castor. 1 HI 1 8J
ilray, 1 is 7.1
Unitize. 1 i 1 :n
bronze. 1)1 7.1
Castor. 01 7.1
lllun Jlmcndc. t 7.1 :) 00
Drab llrocude. I .'M 2 00
llrown Plush. :i II !! 7.1
Ditto Plush. -' 'J! - 3.1
The above will be found
very desirable for trimmings
or fancy work, and at these
prices are most excellent
"Slmrt Lengths" in l.nt'i'S.
Remnant attractions ex
traordinary Short Lengths
in choice Laces at one-half
and less than half prices.
. ll "Cut Pieces" Ileal M.iltoso I.aeo, about :t0
lletcular I'rli-o IJ7W, II and l.lo
"lleinnant" price o
Cut Pieces" of Ileal Maltoso Luce, six
"licmnant" price '.Me
S?4 yds Mnuri'squo I.aco.
HcKUlar prlco for pleeo 31.75
"lieinnunt" prlco lor piece.. 9 1.87 4
We have about 80 very
desirable "Short Lengths"
in Torchon, Medicis, Orien
tal and Spanish Laces, which
will be oflered at less than the
usual "Remnant" prices. It
will pay you to visit this de
partment on Friday, "Rem
(Second floor! take tho clovator.l
"Remnant" Day attrac
tions in each and every de
partment. WOODWARD & LOTHROP,
Boston Dry Goods Housa
l; I'ltICi! O.Vl.Y,
tittl I Villi. lv IMS I Nll'ent
Fivfl Mtmliirs of tho Oiblncl at Ihi Hat
SMALL SILVER PUr.OHA.333.
Ex-Coagrcssniaii Stockshgor'a Lani 031 n
A NEW NAVAL CADET.
The SI. l.onU I'ostnlllro anil Oilier Mis
Mint I Patronage.
MINOR AND PERSONAL.
TI10 Proflldcnl made Iho following np
To ho collectors of customs: Charlm 0.
Sweeney for tho district of (falvcslun, 'Pox.
Olio ,. Threlkeld, for the district of u
lurla,Tcx. .1. J. Cockv, for tho district of
llrazos de SJaiillogo, Tex.
Cholera nt Palermo. Tim Slalo Do
pnrtment Is iiifonncil that there haru been
1,270 cases of cholera and "SO ilealhs at
Tho Swatnrn All niEfht Tho Navy
nml Treasury Departments wcro notllled
this morning that tho Snal.im passed in at
the enpes nt da) break.
To-Day'a Cabinet Mooting. Secreta
ries llnyard, Manning, Kudlcott, Whitney
and Poslmaster-dencral Vilas wcro pi escnt
at the regular Cabinet meeting to-day.
Socrotnry Lnmnr Ablo to Transact
Business. Sccictary I.amar, allhougli in
dlsiiosed, Is ablo to act on nil important
matters concerning his Dcpai Intent. Papers
aro scut to his room and receive prompt
action and slgnaturo on his part.
Opium Stamps. Collectors of customs
have been directed, when placing htnnii3
on imported packages of opium, to brush
tllciu with diluted sulphuric acid, so its to
prevent tliclr being reused for cither Increas
ing tho value of opium of American manu
facture or protecting smuggled opium.
Small Silver Purchases. Tho Treas
ury Department has mado smaller pur
chases of silver than usual dining tho last
ten days, owing to tho dllllcully of seeming
reasonable tcifus. The amount purchased
on Tuesday was only 1 10,000 ouuess, and
no purchases whatever wcro mado on l'rl
dny. Tho Sterling Investigation. Scro
tary Maiming will personally conduct tho
Investigation of llto recent removal of
Captain Baton and appointment of Stcillug
as weigher on tho lirooklyn river front.
Ho wlllenll upon Collector Hodden for a
statement of his action and tho reasons
Tho Alabama Court Accounts. Mr.
What Ion, law ofllcer of the State Depart
ment, has mado n report concurring In
Comptroller Dinltam's views of tho Illegal
ity of tho Alabama Court oxponcss, oxcent
lit regard to messengers and some of Iho
minor employes, whose employment ho
Tho Mnll Subsidy Question. Charles
Francis Aditras and Mr. Mink, I1I3 ntlornoy,
of lloston, were in tho city yesterday to look
after the Inteicsts of the I'ttlou Pacific Hall
mad, particularly with relation to tho In
fin 1 1 3' concerning the arrangement between
the Union Pacific and tbo Pacllle Mull
Genoral Shorldnn's Staff. (Jcncr.il
Sheridan is expected at his olllco on Satur
day, and an announcement of the new
members of bis stuff will probably bo made
promptly upon his ictiirn. It was stated
at itriny licadiuiirters to-day that nothing Is
yctkuown ns to who will bo selected,
LmiBSton's Return to Haytl. lion.
John Mercer I.angstou, by Invitation, do
Hveied his new lecture, entitled "Tho
Negro Factor In American Politics," in
Chatleston, W. Vn., last week, and sallod
jestci tiny from New York for Ilitytl. Ho
will bo absent about a month, having been
called away upon professional business,
Dotalnlng Amorlcan Vo330ls. Tbo
lulled States btctmslilp Juniata, which
was sent to Inquire Into the detention of
ccitalu American vessels by the Poitugueso
customs ufllclals 011 lliu east coast of Af
rica, lias cabled Iter arrival at Mozambique.
Tbo subject of her mission lias, In tbo mean
time, been referred to tho (loverntneiit at
Tho Smallpox Qunrnntlno. Surgeon
II. W. Austin nt tho marine hospital ser
vleo tit lloetou lias been telegraphed Instruc
tions to proceed to llurllngton, Vt., and
confer with tho collector of customs there
in legnid to tho appointment, of sanitary In
spectors at points on tho Canadian border
of Vermont to servo during tbo smallpox
epidemic lit Canada,
Fourth Class Postmasters. Among
about 1C0 poutniastcis of tbo fourth class
appointed to-day by tho l'ostinaster-Clcu-eiul
were tho following In Maryland: I!. T.
Thompson, Long Corner, Howard County:
A. T. Hood, Forestvlllc, Pilnco (ieorgo's
County; C'hailcs Warditer, Wothcrodvlllc,
lhilllmoro County, and F.dwartl Miller, Mt.
Wlnans, llalllmore County.
Tho Missouri Patronajro. A majority
of tho Mlssouit delegation In Congress Is
In the city, among them lSeprosentiitlves
(Hover, O'Neill, Hatch, Stone, Dockery and
Hutton. The prospect for nit caily settle
ment of tho St. Louis patronage, which
amounts to $.i00,(XK) per annum, Is gond,
though us yet tho members of tho delega
tion have eomo to no agreement.
Proshlontinl Anpolutnionts. TI10 fol
lowing Presidential appointments were
mado yesterday: M. M. Stocksliujor of In
diana to bo Assistant Commissioner of tho
(lenernl Land Ofllco, ilco Luther lfuriUnii,
leslgncd; William Heed, to bo collector of
customs at ('haiuplalu, New York; lllon
inauuury, to 00 surveyor 01 customs til
I'oitlanil, Maine. Tho I'lesldont has np
pointed Major W. II. Ltveriuore, Llciiten
tiut Thomas L. Cnsoy and Lieutenant l.an
flng II. Ileiieliot thoKuglnccr Corps as a
eomuillon to net In conjunction with a
board appointed by the (Inventor of Toxus
In curve) Ing Iho boundary lino between 11
iioitlon of the Indian Territory and tho
Muto of Texas,
Tho Gt. Loula Postolllce. Among tho
tonlrmitii for the poslmiibtershlp of St,
Louis, ouc of the moil prominent Is Mr.
Lsllll Mcllenry, whoo Indorseiiuut, It Is
said, cmliticc qtillo an a nay of the loading
lucrcaiilllo nml cointnerel.il btttlncss innt..c
of tho city 11111I a Urge number of active,
enoigttle Democrats, who appreciate Mr.
McIUnry's putt services. Ho was for sev
einljciilscoiniiclcil with the press of St.
Louis, mid bulwiqiiently ut tho head of the
ifclhtrutlou depurtineitt of the city, In
which ho gave such sullsfuctlou that uvon
Iho Ilepubllenns tegretted his resignation
when ll wits tendered to tho mayor, In order
Unit ho mlL'bt l.iko clturgu of tho private nf
fhlis of his fathcr-lu-law, Mr. James II,
luiils, who had lust completed his great
work nt the inoutlt of tho Mississippi, Mr,
Melleniy bus ns competitor for tho place
ex-Mnyor Joseph llrown, Colonel John (I,
Priest, formerly of tho National Democratic
Commllltc, nml Mr. William Hyde, I.ito
inatinulng editor of tbo llepnlilifttn and long
ld( titllleil with the politics of tho Slate and
I ubllc nfnlife gejierully.
Colonel ltarrRolloveut. Lieutenant
Colonel Thomas F. l'arr was to-day re
Heviil fiom Ids duties as military secretary
to Secretary llndlcott and ordeieit to duly
as Judgi-advoeatc of tho Department, of
Dakota, Tbo older takes effect Octo
For tho Rollof of EtntgrnnU-Hocrc-tnty
Manning lias amended article -110 of
tho customs regulations so ns to relievo cm
Igtants, who do not Import nil their personal
effects until ono year after their arrival,
fiom tho difficulties and formiillltlcs nuw
nttindant upon securing free entry.
Ponslon Buroau Law Clorlt. Mr.
James M. Ward of Now York was to-day
appointed law clerk of tho Pension Ilureatt,
vleo Mr. llrudford, iccenlly dcceacd. .Mr.
Ward Is suld to bo n relative of Dr. Ward,
who went with tho President on bis fishing
tour In the Adlroudacks.
Naval Cailot Appolntiuont, President
Cleveland this afternoon appointed Arthur
llalnhrldgo Huff of this city as cadet nt tho
Nnval Academy. Ho Is the son of Com
mander William llalnhrldgo Iloff, grandson
of Iho Into Hear Admiral llofT, ami grc.it
grauilsou of Commodoro llalubrldge,
Is It a Quostlonablo AppolntmontT
It Is asserted that (iencral Nelson A. Miles
will silently forward to President Cleveland,
for his liifounatlon, an official statement of
an occurrence In tho military history of the
officer who was this week selected for op
polKlmcnt as major, which canto under his
own obi-ervutlon, nml which will show the
unfitness of the officer for such promotion,
Mr. DIaluo'a Secretary. Mr. Thomas
H. Shermnu, Mr. lllalno's prlvato secretary,
has returned from his vacation, which ho
has brtn spending down In Maine, and will
resume his duties nt Iho Department of
State on Monday. Mr. lllalno will probably
return to Washington for tho winter In
nLout lltreo weeks. Ho Is working very
stendlly on tho second volumo of his history
ami expects 10 iinisu 11 oeioro tno iiniiunys.
An Old Caso Ilooponod. Application
has been mado to tho Acting Second Comp
troller for Iho referenco to tho Court of
Claims of Iho claim of James T. Sundford,
which has been before tho Treasury nc
countlnc: officers in one hIi.iiio or another
for about twenty years. Tho elalin Is fori
additional compensation for tho uso of
thrco of Sandford's vessels, the lloston,
Cosmopolitan and Delaware, by the (lov
crmncnt during the civil war,
Congressman Stockalngor's Appoint
inont. Hon. S. M. Stockslagor, of Indiana,
who has btcu appointed Deputy Commis
sioner of the (Iencral Land Office, served as
lleiitennnt and captain in tho Thirteenth
Indiana Cavalry, occupied various county
offices, wr.8 appointed, assessor of Internal
revenuo under President Johnson, and was
a member of tho Forty-seventh and Forty
eighth Congresses, being chairman of tho
committee on public buildings and grounds.
Gonernl Melloy Indlijnant. It Is said
that (leiteral Melloy of Ohio, who was given
to understand that ho would bo appointed
Assistant Commissioner of tho (Iencral
Land Office, Is very Indignant at tho selec
tion of Mr. Stockslagcr for that place and
pioposcs to mako things as warm for tho
Adinlulstintlou in his Stato ns possible,
ticncial Melloy hud tho support of what Is
generally called tho "machine element" of
Ohio politics. He was a prominent
speaker In the last campaign,
Cupturod by Distillers. Tho acting
commissioner of iiilcrnal revenuo has re
ceived a telegraphic repot t. from Collector
Illllsman at Naslnllle, Tenti., In regard to
a recent raid on Illicit distillers lit Carrol
county, fiom which It appears that Deputy
collector iirecu captured two stills, anil
placed 0110 In charge of four gttaids, who
wcro subsequently routed by tho distillers
and buvo not been seen since, Tho collec
tor sa)s bo will uso all efforts to subline tho
law breakers and tescuo the missing guards.
Action Against Trespassers Sus
pended. Secretary Lamar to-day addressed
the following letter to tbo Commissioner
of Indian nlTalrs, who took tho nccessniy
action to carry out Its Instructions: "You
lire hereby Instructed to gimicml all nctlou
until fmtlicr notice under Department let
ter of the 17th ultimo approving nml au
thorizing Hie enforcement of llto order of
your ofllco for tbo removal of alleged tres
passers fiom tho bind occupied by tho Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas Hallway Com
pany lu the Indian Tcrtltory ns fight of
way anil station giouitds."
Minor and Personal
Thliil Auditor Williams has gono to In
diana to bilng bis family to Washington.
HcprcH'ntutlvo L'urtlu of Pennsylvania
called upon the President this afternoon.
Fits! Assistant Vostniastcr-Mcnoral Stov
enson left Inst night for his home In Illi
nois, to bo gone two weeks.
Congressmen Ciirtlu, llandall and Scott
of Pcnns)lvanla wcro nt tho Whlto House
yesterday and discussed tbo Philadelphia
l'ostninstcr-dcnorul Vilas returned to tho
city to-day from New York and First Assis
tant Poslmnster-lleticral Stevenson left for
in Islt to Illinois,
Tbo l'ostofllco Department Is Informed
that Inspector Murphy has staited for tbo
I'lilted States with Hlhhs, tho defaulting
postmaster at I.uwlston, Idaho,
The following additional places havobceu
designated ns special delivery offices: Man
chester, N. It.; Iloekvllle, Conu.iMatlowau,
N. V.; ltondoul, N. Y., and Mount Holly,
Commissioner of Pensions lllack has tele-
gmplicit irom i.iinim uiai tno iiiuosj 01
bis son will nccessltato his linmudlato re
turn here. This will, bo says, compel him
for 11 time to give up bis proposed visit to
Iho soldicis' home lit tho West.
CITY HALT. XOTV.S.
Items or Minor Importunes fllcnileil
1'ioin Iho Courts.
William II. tlreen to-day, through his
solicitor, A. K. lltowii, filed n petition for
dlvoiee fiom Knte (Ircen on the gioiliud of
ndiillery committed with Charles Sanders,
Suit has been brought by the United
States ngulust Collier C. Frayser and W.
W. Starr mill (Icorgo F. Moser, Ills bond, In
the nun of MX), to recover for failure to
cany out a mnll contract.
Mrs. Mury Y.. Lnngly, by an nmlc.iblo bill
In equity against her two minor children,
asks the Kqillty Coitit to sellpaitot lot II,
squaie Wl, which belonged to her late lius
band.Johii II. Lnngly, and direct a dlsttlbu
lion of tho proceeds between the pjrtlcs In
Justleo MaoAithur to-day In Iho Criminal
C'omt excused Simon hatzensteln mid I'M
waul Cuvcily from fitilher service on tho
grand Jury, nml illiected Iho marshal to
summon in two talesmen to till tho vacan
cies. Mesbts. John W, Prlgg nml lllch.trd
II. W. Heed wcro itccejiled to 1111 vacancies
Slniilagc llii'iises have been Issued as fol
lows: John 11. MeNeuly of Loudoun County,
11., mid Iloheila Hcnnoo of Fairfax
Ciiinl), Vu : llcnjamln Pcriy ami Ida Jett;
Cioigc V. 'linker itud Anulii Heod; Philip
l.jnrc) nnd Luima Hill, both of King
(leoigo County, Vn.; Thomas K. Monroo
null M11111I0 C'humherlln, both of Loudoun
County, Vn.i Joseph W. Newman anil Sal
llo Johnson; Pnion Collins of SlnlTord
County. a., mid Mury A. Chliiti of this
city; .loliuT. Suinuiervlllo and Margaret K,
Julolns; Alonzo Stuttllng and Jnno Mnr
lowj Patrick O'drndy nud Pcnelopo Tucker.
T11V. AUMY ASH AM IT.
Notes of Interest to llm Hervlco 1'roin
nit Along tin, I.lne.
Acting Assistant Surgeon A. I. Comfort
Is nn lenvo for n mouth' from Fort Lewis,
Major Henry Cln)lou, paymaster, U. H.
Atmy, left llaltlmore )csterdny for his new
station nt lliiffiilo,
Captain (leoigo II, Harnett, assistant
qitaitermnster, bus been granted leave for a
motilli front Portland, Oregon.
Captain Jtrnuld A. Oltnstead, Ninth Cav
ahy, has been grunted fifteen days' leave,
In lake effect early next month.
Ltislgu Joint 11. Illlsh, recently of tbo
tiniulng-shlp .Imiicslown, repoitcil nt tbo
Naval Academy yesterday for duty.
Lieutenant William II. Heynolds, Four
teenth Infantry, has been otdcredto tempo
rary duty at tort Townscnd, Washington
Cnptnln Plephcu linker, Sixth Infantry,
Is granted 0110 month leave, to take elTcct
wlien the regiment ictiirus to Foit Douglas,
can, l.ai.c Liiy.
Major Frank T. llciinett, Second Cavalry,
leported In person at Vancouver, Septem
ber tl, and was ordered to Putt Wulln
Walla to tako station.
Major Duncan M. Vnnce, Thirteenth In
fantry, iccetitly promoted from captain.
Sixteenth Infantry, reported at Fori Leaven
w 01 111 lust Saturday en route to Santa Fc.
Lieutenant Charles P, SIIcrs,Nlnlh In
fantry, has been relieved from special en
gineer duty with his detachment, nml
ordered to his station at Fort llridgcr,
First Lieutenant James A. Hitchaiinn,
Fourteenth Infantry, who was n long time
on duty hcie, has been granted two months'
leave fiom aiicotiver Harracks, Washing
(icncial A. McD. McCook, colonel Sixth
Infantry, has been ordered to break up tho
camp of Instruction near l'eoa, Utah, and
return with his regiment to Fort Douglas,
Salt Lake City. '
First Lieutenant Frank W. Hoblnson,
Second Cnvahy, was iclleved from duty nt
the Presidio of S.111 Francisco September IS
to enable him to go on tho regimental re
First Lieutenant John Klnzlc, Second
Infantry, hns been relieved from detached
servieont Sprngue, Washington Territory,
nnd ordered to his company nt Fort Cieur
Lieutenant Charles J. Dally, First Arlll
leiy, lias been iclleved from duly with
i.igui nailery i, at Mill iraneisco, aim
ordered lo temporary duty nt Alcatnu Isl
and, San Ftnliclscn llay.
Cnptnln Clnrctico Kwcit, assistant surgeon,
and First Lieutenant Charles II. llouostoel,
Twenty-first lufnnlry, arc detailed ns nddl
tlonnl members of the court convened yes
Unlay nt Foit Sidney, Neb.
Mrs. Andrew II, Young, wife of Captain
Young, usslstant ipiaitennastcr, arrived
with her family nt Columbus ll.irracks,
Ohio, last Monday night fiom her homo lu
Connecticut, whero she has spent the sum
mer. Company C, Twcuty-fiist Infantry, Cap
tain F. II. K. I'.hsleln, has been ordured
fiom Fort Sidney, Nebinska, to report to
Llcuteiiaut-Colonel Henry L. Clilpniiit,
Seventh Infantry, at Hock Springs, SVy
oiiilng, Navnl Onlcrs: Cominnudcr Charles ll.
Slgsbcc, ordered (o duty with a special ord
nance board; Commander Frauds M. (Irecn,
detached from the Portsmouth Naw-Vard;
Naval Constructor Constantino D. Tutlcti,
Passed Assistant Fngluccr William A.
Mlntzcr of the sloop-of-war Minion has
been acquitted of tho charge of ilriinUcn
ness 011 duty for which ho was court-martialed
on the Asiatic Squadron. Mr. Mint
cr Is a Phihidelplilan, who has twice mado
ciiiIfcs to the Aictlc.
mil nirr.i:Y's i.vs ';.
Wlij tin, Smltli Coml-.Miiitlul ShoiiM
Not lio i;iijollieil.
Tlic application for a wilt of prohibition
in tho ease of Paymaster-ficnernl James A.
Smith, U. S. Navy, eeitlficd to tho Court in
(Iencral Tom by Justice Haguer,wn3 taken
up for hearing to-day, Messrs. Chandler und
llunton appealing for the petitioner and
Assistant Attorney (lenernl Maury for tho
defendants, Mr. Chandler ptescutcil the
cute as tho papers showed It, and thut there
weie two charges nnd fourteen specifica
tions under one and four under the other,
the first of which wits that the Paymastcr
(icneral bid contracted, without ndvertls
metit, with Austin P. llrown to furnish salt
pot U und beef and flannel, when tho exi
gency of the service did not rcqiilro tho ar
ticles, and second that the time for furnish
ing the ranie was unlawfully extended.
Mr. .Maury rend tho answer of tho Sec
retary, in which he claimed Hint tho Court
should tnko no cogiilzanco of the petition,
as it was the effort nnd intention of the
relator In prevent the Secretary from per
formlugtlio duties of blsofllee; ami further,
he desired tho jurisdiction of Iho Court to
take notion In tho matter.
Mr. Chandler claimed th.it tho answer
was not complete and did not meet the alle
gations set out in tho petition. He then
piocctded to open tho argument In favor of
the granting of the writ. At tho close of
Mr. Chandler's argument the hearing was
adjourned for the dn)j
uisriuoT aoYi:uxMi:xT xi:iys.
.liutli'i'H llelnp; Considered by Our I.ocul
The application of John Illlgh for a bar
room license has hem approved by tho
'Iho Commissioners bavo been petitioned
toimprovod street, between F.levcnlh and
Fourteenth sltccts southeast.
Major Dyo has recommended that the
commission of additional Private Thomas
Mtuphyl'O 1 evoked for being drunk and
(icorgo F. Dossier nnd others have ic
qucstcd tbo Ciiiiinils-loners to lay a con
crete pavement 011 F street, between Sovcnth
and Twelfth streets southwest.
llulhllng permits have been granted to
Mis. Tttppan to reconstruct liny window of
1!'.07 li stmt, jl.OOO; (icorgo Marx to build
addition to '.I'Jl Massachusetts avenue,
$l,Cl!0; Judio Knott, repair trill Connectl
Tbo salo of properly for unpaid taxes
continues at tho Dlstilct buildings, and the
Collector of Taxes states thai after October
Hist deeds will be executed by the District
to the puicliascrs. llosays It will be to the
advantage of delinquents to settle up be
foio thut date, because they will s.tvu ex
penses nud keep clouds off their titles.
Mcssts. Montgomery A Edwards, drug
gists of AVIndfor, ill., iinvo sent to tho Com
missioners a circular which they received
fiom lititherford it Wii)iie, claim agents of
tills elly, oftctliiK to get 11 claim through
for them ogulnt the government. They say
they have no claim against tho government,
nud suggest that the Commissioners Inquire
Into the mutter.
Hcquists for minor Improvements havo
been mnile ns follows: The paving of alley
ou i: sticrl, lttwecn Second nud Third
streets; pavement of 11 sheet from Skill
sireei eunwaiu; 11 gas lump on iweniy
sccdiid nnd L streets; sower 011 westsldo of
Twelfth street, fiom Feuns)lvaula iivcuuo
to D sheet southeast; n gas hi nip at Hop
kins und 0 streets.
The Commissioners bavo addressed a
litter to the Liquor Dealer's llenetlelal As
sociation In iisponseto their letter com
plaining of Improper conduct of thu police
In icfeieneo lo obtaining Information for
iiioscctillon for violations of Iho Sunday
llqiiot law. The Cominlssloiieis say that
the) do not find liny eases of unwarrantable
zeu'l lu prociiilng evidence, but that If spe
cific chnigen arc iiiiido they will bo Investi
gated. The King of llavarla has been pronounced
Illume brrnuEo bo culled his dentist a
"icgleldo" for causing pain wbllo pulling a
A eotiipleto collection of American cents
Is worth $1,100.
OUIt PRESS GAI1I1BHY.
Tlio Washington Agont of the Afflioiilod
DAVID RBDIOK M'lCBB.
David ICcilluk JlclCco U IhcWinli
Ingtoii ngenl of tlie Assocliileil 1'ress.
Ho was horn In Wheeling, W. Vn., ou
tlic 17tli of Scpli'iulicr, 18 IS. In 18.1JI
lie tcmovcil to Him Krnnclsrn, where ho
rcslileil until 18G0. Ho received 11 pub
lic school education, nml gradual eil
n win iiniui'K M'lirr..
fiom the Sun Francisco High School wllh
the highest honors. For several years ho
was engaged In railway surveying. Ho also
served ns chief deputy In the olllco of tho
United Slntes marshal for California, and at
one timo he held n position lu a Sun Fran
cisco banking bouse. He spent a year or
mnro traveling lu I'.uropc, nnd lu 1SH7 com
plimented Wusblngton by permanently
locating within her tontines.
Ho stinted his newspaper llfo hero and has
since lid" had an actlvo Journalistic career.
Ho botanic one of tho stall of thu Associated
Press unit wns also special correspondent of
tho San Finnclsco lliillclin and other promi
nent Pacific coat papers. He steadily ad
vanced upwind. For a number of years ho
wns lu chnrge of nil tho Associated I'rcss re
ports from II10 Capital, and In IKyj wns ap
pointed Washington ngeut of the Associated
Press. Ho then rcllugitlshcd his special
W01U nnd has since devoted himself to tho
numerous duties und responsibilities of his
Important office. Under his management
tho sci vice over which ho presides has been
In 1S71 be married a daughter of (iencral
W. M. Dunn, then Judgo-advocatu general
Mr. Mc'Kce Is one of those newspaper
men to whom good living has not given
riiiliuiiiiint. He Is of medium height and
of.sleuder figure. In fact ho Is decidedly
.'pirilml. Ho has a beard that Jumps out
suddenly to theilght and lett of his chin.
Ho is a good writer, 11 quick news-gatherer,
nnd 11 very good-looking gentleman. Ho Is
of very nggrccahle manners and his largo
corps of assistants think all the wot Id of
His greatest act is battling with the
breakers on the coast of Maine. It Is said
to bo win Ih a lslt lo that rock-bound
coast to see McKce lu bis Mother Hubbard
bathing suit Just ufter 11 big breaker has
toyed wllh him. He resides ou the corner
of Connecticut and llhodo Island avenues In
one of tlft- handsomest hnsitcs 111 that
fashionable quarter of tho city.
Why the liiilliling; Is :clu.vcil.
'iho remodeling of tho Hlggs sehool-
hottso for the llomiopntbic Hospital bus
been ilchijed sonto time by the wording of
tho deed from Mr. Hlggs to the association.
Congress appropriated $15,000 for
the purcliiiHi of tho building.
Tho iibsoelntlon ngtecil to pay
Mr. Hlggs isl5,lKX) nnd ho was to return
thcinSlJJM). This wns stilted In tho deed
nnd the Treasury Department icftisod to
npprovo It. The plans for tho hospital
have been approved by the Architect or the
Capitol and are awaiting approval of tho
A Suit to Unlet a Title.
John Kelly nnd wife, by a bill to equity
against Win. II. Wilson and othcis, seeks
to quiet title of the south half of lot 17,
square OS.", nnd they declare lo bo tho
owners of Iho property. It Is also prayed
that the defendants bo perpetually enjoined
fiom prosecuting Judicially any claim to
tho premises by ileilvutlou of tlllo from
Mury A. Campbell, nnd that Ihey bo directed
to convey to tho complainants nil their
right, title and interest In tho premises.
r.iuht Pound-, of Amber.
A piece of amber weighing eight
pounds Is nt present being exhibited In
tho Murk Museum, nt Uaiit.k', for
which the owner hns refused 111,51)1).
It Is probably the largest plcco In the
world without blemish. Frederick: tho
Client more than ti century ngo paid
the same sum for tt piece weighing thir
teen pounds, which Is preserved In tho
mincraloglciil museum tit Ilorllu, but It
bus gnus mid cavities. Two beautiful
pieces of work in umber nvo nlso to bo
H'en In llerlln. Ono Is a llute, which
nlso was an acquisition of I'mlcrleU
tho CI real. The other is a complete to
bacco pipe, belonging to Frederick
William 111., the hither of the present
Kmperor. It bears tin admirably carved
likeness, of that monarch. London
Sei'iitliilKlng tho 'mi ill dill iv.
I'ollliclim Kxcusu me, but I can't
sign your petition for this appoint
ment. I don't know you. For nil I
know vou arc n bad mini.
l'lnco-seeker Hut you signed one for
me about a mouth ago.
Politician Well, I'll not do It again.
Something hns il nipped since you saw
me lnsl. (iood day; I've got to spend
the afternoon inquiring Into the chnr
ncler of 11 f 1 lend of mine who wants
my support. Chicago Herald.
Virginia City boasts of a cabbage that was
raised lu ono of Its gardens Unit measures
I fiet nnd 11 Inches 111 diameter, or about
15 feet hi clicumferenco.
The Fmprcss of Austria bnd attacks ol
toothache, neuralgia und rheumatism liumo
Mil. iiato.v mmwxs.
l.rtler In tbo President
A letter of resignation written by Dormatt
11, Latnii, ihalrinm of tho Civil Service
Commission, on July '-17, and a Idler of tho
President accepting It, dated September 11,
wcro given to the public lnstnlghl. Presi
dent Cleveland's letter was not sent until
yesterday. .Mr. Fatou, lu Ills letter, ro
vlcwshls connection with the elvll-servlco
lefoint movement, aseits tb.it ho nceetitod
the position reluctantly, ami lias only liehl
on long enough lo eouvlueo himself that
the President menus In good faith to carry
out tbo letter nnd spirit of the law. Hit
snisthut ho would not have resigned If
lallid upon to do so before reaching this
conclusion, but that I dug satisfied ou this
point ho Is unwilling longer forest under
tbereshalnlnndcnio of official position.
He nniinuiicen bis Intention of continuing
to take an active Intel est lu tho contests
necessarily nrlslng from nn enforcement of
the clvll-seivleo law mid lilies anil Iho de
velopment of the system,
Tin: I'iii:siiii:nt's uihiuet.
The Piesldenl's Idler accepting the resig
nation, lo tako effect November 1, ex
presses regret Hint the country should lose
services which bavo proved of Inestimable
value and expresses hope that Mr. l'aton
will continue In blsprlvatocaiiaelty tolalior
In Iho cause of reform. Tho President com
mends the manner In which Commissioner
I.ntou has labored for tho gradual establish
ment of n now nnd better order of things
and a demonstration of Its superior results,
by which tho opposition of Incorrigible
spoilsmen will ho gradually overcome. Ho
repeats his pledges of fidelity to the causo
of lefotm and says :
M) nvcKWAiiu sti:i
"Of course theio should be no stlricndcr
ofpilnclplo nor backward step, nnd nil
Inws for tho enforcement of reform Bhould
bo ilgidly executed; but tho benefits which
Its ininclplcs promise will not bo fully
realized unless tho acquiescence of tbo peo
ple Is ndded lo the stem nsseitlon of n doc
1 lino und tbo rigorous execution of tho laws.
It Is a source of eongrutulntloti that there
aro so ninny filends of chll-scrvlco re
fill m marshaled on tho practical side of Iho
question mid that Iho number Is not greater
of those who profess filendllucss for Iho
cause, mid )et mischievously nnd wllh
supercilious sclt-rlghteousuess discredit
oiery elToit notln exnet necord with their
atteiiunted Ideas, decry with carping crltl
rlm the labor of tlio.se actually lu tho Held
of le for 111, nud, Ignoring tho conditions
which hound mid qualify overy struggle for
radical Improvement lu tho affairs of (lov
cinmciit, demand complete nnd Immediate
ximeimtv or tiii: iwtiM'.r.
Tho President vouches for the sincerity
of eneh member of Iho Cabinet. Tho fol
lowing lnngungo Is used In the latter por
tion of the Idler:
Tiir. riir.smr.sT's i'i.atvoiim,
"I believe lu elvll-servlco reform and Its
application lu the most practicable form
attainable, among other reasons, because
It opens tin, door for Iho itch and tho
poor alike to a participation lit public
jilacc-holdlng. And 1 hopo tho Unto Is nt
hand when all our people will see tho ad
vantage of a reliance for such an oppor
tunity upon merit mid fitness Instead of 11
dcpeiidenee upon the caprice or selfish In
tel est of those who Impudently stand be
tween tho people and tbo machinery of
tliclr government. In tho 0110 case a rea
sonable Intelligence mid tho education
which Is freely furnished or forced upon
the youth of our land, are the credentials
to olllcc; in the other, tho way is found lu
favor secured by a paitlclp.itloit lu partisan
woik, often unfitting a person morally, If
not mentally nnd physically, for tho 10
spoii'lbllltles und duties of public employ
ment." inMMiivr os Tiir. imuiporir.Ni.'i:.
'Iho correspondence wns freely discussed
today and opinions concerning it differed
widely. Tho President's letter was gen
erally commended by all those favorablo to
tbo reform movement, hut was criticised by
tho spoilsmen us Insulting to tin Important
elinicnt of the Democratic patty; others
Insinuated that tho purpoo of accepting
Mr. Futon's resignation ut this timo wns to
influence the New York campaign by this
letter. Fnvoniblo ciltlclsms of tho Picsl
ilent's letter wcio most numerous, nnd ll
w ns gratefully received nmong the old em
ployes of tho Departments,
Mil. kvton'h HI (.CObOII.
Commissioner Katou snld that be could
ndd very little to what was salil lu bis let
ter, lie Inferred that the selection of his
successor has been carefully considered nnd
that a gentleman of lecognlzed ability, ex
perience and fitness will bo chosen. Hols
confident that the rules and system now- in
foieowlll bo maintained. Ho will retain
his residence In Washington thiotighouttho
winter, returning Immediately after thetilnl
of Iho HlucMey suit.
It Is learned on good authority that
neither of the other Commissioners have re
signed, as has bceu iitmorcd. ,
M)V XVAll VXOVUIt llVLATlUt.
Onu of Hie Ni'iv .Im'.scy C'lex I'l.uuW
Win, Col l.cll.
I'tnmliient among Iho Cleveland men In
the memorable convention nt Chicago last
summer wns Hon. Orestes Clovelnud,
fotmerly Congressman from Now Jersey
mid always n prominent man In the Demo
cracy of that Stntc. When It bacumo evi
dent that (iovernor Cleveland was to bo tho
Democratic stauilard-bcaicr, his Jetsey
uumesnko wns greatly delighted, and Inter
viewers bad little dilllculty lu wringing
fiom him tho confession that the New York
and New Jersey Clevelands were not too
distantly connictcd by tics of relationship.
Time rolled on, und Iho Jersey man made 11
pllgt linage to Wnshlnglim lu behalf of cer
1 nl 11 hungry nnd thirsty filends at home,
and quite find the breath knocked out of
him by coming In contact with tho wall of
chll-servlce leforni pilnclplos) with which
Piesldeut Cleveland hud surrounded hlnij
self. Ho went boiiiu dlsbeiirteiiod.
Only a day or two ago, 0110 who had met
him nt the comcntlnii und knew of his dis
tant relationship with (iovernor Cleveland,
happened to encounter .Mr. Orestes Clovo
lnnil on the Washington express just as It
was lending New Yotk, nnd the following
Alii Hound for Washington again?"
"No, sir. Not by a Jug full."
"What! don't you llko Washington;"
"Not as much as I expected to."
"Why uutY Isn't )oitr rotative in tho
While liouso behaving to suit you?"
"My relative? What do you ino.in?
President Cleveland Is no relative of mine.
My relatives aro all Democrats, bono and
sinew Democrats, sir, and we believe in
Inking care of our party."
Tho other pint) did not bavo a chance
to ask if President Cleveland had tho repu
tlou In New Jerso.v of forgettlug ills filends,
for tho train stopped at Newark nud the
President's linmesako retired with dignity.
How to Alnlic I'eaeli .Icily.
Make a thin syrup with ten ounces
of sugar nnd half a pint of water. Then
take ten or twelve ripe pouches, pare
them, cut them In halves anil take out
the stones, bruising the kernels of half
of them. Now nut the halved poaches,
together wllh tlie bruised kernels, Into
the Hvrup nnd allow ilu'ui loslmnier for
fifteen minutes, adding, for llavor,
the isl of two li nious and the Juice of
three. Thin strain the Jelly through a
jellv-luig, mid ten ounces of dUsulve.l
gelatine, and pour il luloa mould, which
should t'c placed on the leo until the
Icily becomes stiff enough to turn out.
The peaches themselves may be utilized
as a compote The Caterer.
More Ihuu three-quarters of tho coiinilej
of (ieoigla ure lu favor of prohibition
ax v.xvirtxa mm.
Tim Wllillirr llxpcrtciiccd by III" Hi"
nesln on tlrr Look Itun.
Nl w Yoiik, Sept. 'J I. The F.ngllsh culler
(ieiusln, whldi cionsed the finishing line at
Siindylloot, nt rulllMO p. m. yesterday, cx
pcrlciHcd during the last bnlf of her relitrn
I tip from llrenton's Hcef light rougher
woulhcr llian'.ls usually encountered by ves
sels of her clnss. Leaving tho starling
point mlU.iVi p. in, on .Monday, she soiled In
winds varying lu velocity fiom three to
twenty-five tulles an hour until she 1 cached
llrenton's Kief light, which sho turned nt
():!!fl:CO on Tuesday. As she rounded the
light the lightship keeper sounded Ills bell
nnd tbeOenestn slnrled on her way home
ward. At 10:15 the wind was blowing n
galo nnd her Jib topsail torn to shreds. At
Ui'JJsho met the Dauntless tweutly miles
tills fide of III colon's Hecf. Tbo wind Wns
tl. en blowing llfty mile" an hour from Iho
northwest, Thu culler clung to her club
lopjull, although It laid her mast ueirly
pnnillel witn hie wnler iiiiiii :i:.s vtoiinns
duy morning, when she hauled It down nml
nt 1:10 her topmast fell.
From 5:.'M o'clock there was never a
moment Unit her leo rail wns not burled
ni.d her must nt nn iinzle of less than forty
llodegre(S. At 11:1", while opposite I "Ire.
Islniid, u wnve dashed over herliow, knock
ing two sollors to the deck. Ono nrmo nnd
limped nwny with 11 broken ankle, nud Iho
other was dragged unconscious to Iho
we.ilhcrslilo before another wave, which
would have swept blin Into tho sen, fol
lowed the first. When shout rived at Sandy
Honk light the (icucsla bad her mainsail
hlple ictfed, and gave ample evidences of
billing been severely tried. She crossed
tbo line Just IS boms, 7 minutes and 5 sec
onds fiom the time she started.
'Iho Dauntless arrived ut the lightship at
II :'iU Inst night.
Ai'rcNleil Arter 31miy Venr.
SnniiMAN, Ti;x., Sept. Ul. Ou the night
of October 10, sl, r J. Poster, edilor of
(he Sherman l'ttliivt, was foully murdered.
ChnilosCox mid James Young wcio tried
for the crime nud acquitted, but tho evi
dence pointed strongly toward 0110 Newton
Chniicc, who disappeared, and against
whom an Indictment forinurder was found.
Tho crime liud iippuienlly passed nut of
every one's mind excepting that of Sheriff
Douglass, who at the time of the murder
wns 11 jntiug officer, nnd knew Chance by
sight. Yesterday ShcrllT Douglass casually
walked Into Court and arretted 11 man ho
said was Chance, which was denied by the
prisoner. Only four of tho thirteen wit
nesses In the case ate now lhlng, hut Doug
lass Is certain ho lias the right man, and
believes bo will bo proved guilty. The
pi Isoner was stupefied, nnd for 11 moment
could not move, but then declared how us
not Newton Chance, nnd nccnnip.inlod tho
sheillT In Jail. Hollas been living among
Iho Indians for a) years, and has a family
31r, . H. Perry Celnioiit Granted
Ni.wi'oitr, II. I., Sept. til. Tho petition
of Mis. S.iiuIi Whiting llelmonl for a di
vorce fiom her husbnud, Mr. Oliver Hazard
Perry llclmnnt, sou of Mr. August llelmout
nud brother of Congressman llclmnnt, was
henrd beforo the Supreme Court yosteiilay.
Mrs. llclmnnt alleges that sho was deserted
by her husband, who also neglected lo pro
vide for her support and maintenance. A
decree wns entered up grunting n divorce
and giving Mrs. Ilcliiiont control of tho little
daughter, now about 'J yours old.
I'eiicllliiigt About Wii-ilihiKlonliitis und
People Wlin Are Knout! llcl-c.
J. II. Lovvu of New YoiklsntWII
latd's. -Sr.xvroi: I). W. Vooiiuki: I at tho
Don Munich CoMioniof Honduros is
nl Iho Hlggs.
Hon. Aqi ii.i.a Joxks of Indianapolis Is
Hon. Jiisupii K. McDoSAl.nof Indiana
Is at the Hlggs.
Hon. II. ('. Paiisons arrived nt tho F.h
hilt lids morning.
Jons T. Ouvr.u of Philadelphia Is n
l'.nvv. vim Wit.so.NotTliomastown, Mo.,
Is at (he Hlggs House.
Hon. Wii.mvm II. Hatch of Mis
souri Is at the Hlggs House.
F.x-Sr.N.vrou Wii.m vm Pitt Kr.i.i.oou
of Louisiana was In Chicago on Tuesday.
Fiiamj II. 0'Ni:u., managing editor of
tho St. Louis Htjitililirwi, Is ut tbo Kbbllt,
(', W. Fii.i.moiii: of Illinois nud Walter
Pierce of Shnrpsvllle, Pa., ure nt Wlllard'e.
A. S. IliTiuiii of lllchmond, Va., presi
dent Vligluln Midland Hiillroad, Is at the
Hi:v. W. W. Di'ncvn of South Caro
lina, accompanied by his family, aro at the
Coi.om'.i.W. IIiiown and Mrs. llrown of
Vligluln nnd lion, A. J. C. Skein of Ilrook
l)ii nient the Lbbltt.
Hrius'mi II. J. litwiiKM. hns returned
from Polund Springs grently Improved in
health nud iippenranco.
John M( 11.1.1 .m- of Providence, It.
I., n member of Iho Stain Central Commit
tee, Is nt the Hlggs House.
John ItniHiciis, of tho firm of Joseph
Ilodgeis A Sons, cutlery manufacturers,
Shelllcld, l'.ng., Is at tbo l.bhltt.
(il'NKIIAI. AsV P. lIl.INT, U. S. A
commandant of the Fort Leavenworth mili
tary prison, Is nt the Kbbllt House, relum
ing from lloston.
M.vjoii (ii:oin.i:(i. IIiNTT, First Cav
alry, formerly of this city, was lu Chicago
nils wen; en rouiu 10 1 on 1.111s, .Montana,
whero ho is lu command.
Majoii 11. L. P01.K of Lincoln, Nebraska,
Is at the residence ut Mr. J, L. Thornton,
Him Massachusetts nvcuiio northeast, and
will I e lu the elly for ubout a week.
M.vjou 11 VTi:snud f.unlly,wltoliavo been
passing tbo summer nt Colmrg, Canada,
have icturned home. They are at present
stopping with .Mrs. Julius 011 Thirtieth
Mil. Ilvunv Woods, recently of tho
Criijtniiini, will leave hcio the last of the
week for New Yolk to engage with Mr. Uart
ley Campbell In tho production of tho hit
PiiistLiki thnantPiiii ii'HBViiK.TIiird
Infantry, has arrived at tho Kbbllt, on leave
from Moiilnno. Ho Is a nephew of lieueral
11. F. Duller and has uol beeu here before
for bnlf 11 dozen years.
Lir.rTi:N.VNT-Coi.oMii. Houkiit It. Or
ri r.v, Seventeenth liifuntry, commanding
the Columbus recruiting dopot, Is in the
city on (i brief pot leave, visiting his rela
tives. Mr. Holmes O. Ollley, formerly
chief clctk of the Navy Department, is his
Mil. I'Mouv O. I.0TIII10P of Mlltord,
Mass., Is visiting his brother, A, M. l,othrop
of this elly, having been to tho Winchester
reunion of tho Sheridan Veterans' Associa
tion. Tills Is his tint visit to this city since
he lolncd his regiment at Fort Stevens, ou
the Seventh street road, hi Ms).
A Veiiei'lililo Hui'veyov.
Mr. Dion llradbury, appointed to be Sur
veyor of Ctutoms at Portland, Mo., Is about
t'O years of ugo, but said to lio welt pre
scivcd und umisunlly uetlvo for his yours.
He has the esteem of tils fellow citizens of
all ih iiilcs of political opinion. He lias
been 11 member of tbo upper house of thu
Maine Legislature, and a delegate from
tbalStule'to several Democrat lo national
11 nvditlons. He bus been In Washington
several limes since the Inauguration.
inong the Indian tribes ono lu four die
of consumption, which Is a larger propor
tion than among the whlto or colored races.
Hob llurdrttc bus been elected an Initio: -ul)
nn mUr of a Pcnus)lvunhi rogliu "it
und pru.VH for pence.
Among pluln jewelry hammered 11ml
chased gold ornaments predominate.
AT SAKATOdA AGAIN.
Tho Dtrnccralic BUlo Convention i.i 'in
Piidmbli- Nomination ,,r Mr. Hill nn (tiir
SvitAToo.v, Sept. St. Tho morning
opened with everything apparently fa
voring Hill. During the most of tho
nlplil .Mr. Kelly's lieutenant, Mr. Jnniei
.1. Mooney, together wllh IM. C.ihlll
and oilier Taiiimnny leaders, wcro ac
tively working nmong their follower
In Hill's favor. Thu (lovcrmir's liead
iiunrters, in one of tho (Irniul Union
Hotel cottages, Imvo been thronged nil
tlie morning, mid tho Jacksonian Club of
Albany nml other orgnuliitlons have Ik-cu
parading the street In front of the hotel
carrying Hill banners. The Tammany imu
claimed Hint there wns 110 longer any doubt
that Hill would ho nominated on the first
bnllot, nud Iho County Democracy, though
they did not admit this, confessed that
lllll's position wns much stronger than It
appeared last evening. Tbo Slato was 1111
dcistood to bo Hill for (iovernor nnd rleiu
lor Jacobs of lirooklyn for I.Iouteiiant (lor
ernor. '1 he County Democracy, at tholr meeting;
this morning, fulled lo agree upon any can
dldnte, mid this would seem another point
In favor of Mill.
Ol'I'.NINO tiii: CONVENTION.
There wcio fully ns ninny ladles and
proinlmut personages piescnt In the Casino
ul half-past 11 this morning to witness H14
pioceedlngs of the Democratic State Con
vention as attended tho opening of the Ke
ptibllcun Convention two days ago. As thu
delegates entered tho hall thoy wero each
hiiiided on "nddrcssof the merchants and
1 usliicss men of New York city," reciting
that they bellevo (iovernor Hill has boon
fnllhful lo tho promise In Ids message to
the Legislature of 1SS5 to "inuko an effort
to give In tho whole) people Iho blessings
of 11 pure, economical nud wlsely-ndniinls-tertd
government, conducted 011 business
principles.'' They, therefore, itrgo Ills ro
unmhiutlon. The uddress Is signed by
I'.iigcuc ivenv ii to., nciiry iiiiion, 0..1.
Dltmnn, liegeman .t Co., If. II. Purdy .fc
Co., Austin Nichols .v Co., II. F. Van Valk
111b1rj.l1, (ioodjoar ilubbcr Company,
Stephen Moorehousc & Co. and about :j)i
A circular, warning the Democracy of llm
Slalo of New York agnlust renominating
Dennis O'llrlen for the office of Attorney
(iencral, was nlso generally distribute I
nmong the delegates. It alleges "that hit
has shown himself to be an oucmy of the
business men of our principal cities who
will, If he is again a camlMat -, organize lo
defeat him at tho polls."
Tho delegates number .'is I, or a HI lie m.iro
than half as many as figured here yeslerdav.
Tbo successful 'noiiiMico will, therefore,
have to iccelve only lull votes Instead of
.'117 us In Iho oilier body.
At l'-':") p. in. Chairman JJohn O'llrlen of
Iho Stnto Committed called the convention
to order and iiomliialed (icorgo Hslnes of
Monroe, temporary chairman.
That gentleman was chosen by acclama
tion nud was at once escorted to the chilr.
Ills speech wns a denunciation of tlie errors
of Hcpubllcun rule and especially con
demn! d the sectional Iseun which had bcui
inl'od by the Kcpiibllcaus. lie was fre
quently interrupted by applause.
Svuvtooa, Sept. SI 11 p. in. The eon
ventlon bus ntljourucil until 7:110 p. m.
A PiiKllNtlc Pnsloe.
lMii.vN.vriii.is. Sept. SI. Tho congrega
tion of the Irvlugtoii .Methodist Church Is
greatly scandalized by a pugilistic engage
ment between Lovl Hitter, a prominent law
yer, and licv. W. L. Clancy, bis pastor.
Clancy, dililng a call ut the resldciieo of
lllttir )estcrdny, lellcctedln his conversa
tion dlscrcdltnbl) upon sovcrul members of
bis eongiegntlon. Hitler objected to thu
pastor's remniks. He continued, however,
to expicss blsillsnpprohatiouof persons nml
things generally, mid finally spoke in a very
objeetlonablo manner of Mr. Hitter. Mr.
Hitler ordered the pastor to leave the house,
nnd ns Mr. Clancy passed out lie called Mr.
Hitter a liar nud defied him to come out on
tho grass and settlo the dispute. Mr. Hitler
accepted tho challenge, mid lu a brief but
rplrltcd round the pastor was pretty badly
Xcgrocx I f 1 1 1 1 1 v tin- KepulilleniiM.
Hkiiviomi, Vv., Sept. SI.--A convention
of colored men is called to meet lit Lynch
lung 011 September lid. The convention
will, it Is understood, come out squarely
for the Democratic ticket. Will dcclaro
that the negroes have boon following tbo
Hcpubllcun parly long enough, and that.
It Is now time for them to ally themselves
with llio whlto men of A'lrglnla vvjiioso In
terests aro tho colored innn's Interests as
well. They will lay special stress on the
colored men living in harmony with tho
whites, and will urge tlie colore I voters to
come out boldly for the Domoenillc ticket.
The lonuutluu will comprise about :)i
The Apaches oil 11 Etlltd.
S.vntv I'i, S, 31., Sept. UL Dl.p.il lies
fiom tho field bring meagro reports to Uiu
cffcit that another small baud of Ap.c lies
was this morning seen In the lllack Hange,
southwest of Falrvlew. Depredation- by
the other baud still continue, the latest,
lielug tlie dot 1 net Ion of u settlers' camp
near Hills! 010 last .ilurduy. No lives
thiil.e IViiiit.. a t'ljvlil .
Dr.wKii. (uiu., Sept. SI. Learning tli.it
Dninliilck McCaffrey was expected In Den
ver curly In October, llurko yostcrday do
posited H00 u itli Captain Smith of the Y .-.;.
loincci McCaffrey in Colorado, Wjnming
or Texas, under Kondou or (iiieensbeny
lilies, 1. 11 unv terms Mct'uflrey uwv dlctaic.
A SlniidMiiiui Kcsiltlciico Mold.
Ni-.wi'out. 11. 1., Sept. SI. "The lhc.il.
ci, ' tho summer residence of Pierre 1 m
bud, und situated at Ochre Point, has l -
sold to Cornelius Ynnilerbllt of Nen lu, ..
Henth or HiMii'fti! Villhes
Nkw Yoiik, Sept. St. lleorgo Wilkc
founder of Wilkes' Siiirll nllf Tim, . .In-1
ycslerduy afternoon nt his' residence In 1 ln
city, aged lis years.
'S'lto Altilininn PosioBlrei
lu nil tho changes that have been m 1 1
otnoug fourth class postmasters, it li.i.
been n noticeable fact that A latum 1 h"
not llgured to uliy extont ivoilhmeiit.oi.u r
A prominent citizen of that State i. day
explained to Tun Cm in reporter vvhv ilils
vvus. "You see," he said, uetrly every
fourth claos postmaster in tho State Is u
Di'iiiocrat. Kepublli 111 adniinlstra' 111114
could not find any but Democrats vvh.i
would lake Hie foinlh class offices. N.n
vv Itli hut verv few exeepllons thcue p,
iniistii- are ill v uieeptulilu to tile p, ,
Tln.i'slbc u.isoii llieiu have been - 1 t
1 hang' "
Tin i.uild of llerlln Merchants lias 1 a..'
liu 1 cased Its subscription to the Sot let , 1 e
tl.c liefoiin of liitetuallonal Law, lu 1 ;
uttloii of tho socletj's efforts to tni.ii 'vo
the law s relating to Intel national couiin
lh LImk of Saxony has sold to 11 ,1.1:1
lluddei. brock for issOD.OOO the fores' '
Mcdyilor which ho received as a leiry
fn in the DuUe of Uruusvvlcl.