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AS YOU LIKE IT,
" All Uio world's n stago
Ami nil Uio men nnd women merely plnycnj
They hnvo tliclr exits nnd their entrances,
Ami ono man In his tlmoplnys many puts."
Tho part a successful Washington business
man pin) s Is to adverllso In Tan CiilTlc.
lb Crilio is dolivorcd for 35c. per month.
"Tlic foxes havoboles and Uio birds of tlio
alrticMs: but the Son of .Man liatUnot whore
to lay Ills bend."
Persons visiting Washington can find
botuos, apartments nnd rooms wherein to
"lay tbclr bends" by advertising their
wants In TlinC'iimc.
Wants of 3 lines in Tho Critic 3 times 25c.
ltTll YEAR-WHOLE NO. 5,403.
WASHINGTON, D. C, FRIDAY EVENING, D130RM1JER 'I, 1885.
PRTCB TWO GENTS.
vrcui, ftfXZXzzfrmjzzim-i?iutitjni&i3)eionm)t y
Va J&A 7
Woodward & Lothrov.
Guiflo for GtarisbBas Porta.
Avoid the delay, incon
venience, incomplete assort
ments and the crowds inci
dent to awaiting a lew days
before Christmas, and make
your purchases now, while
all goods are new, fresh,
clean and desirable. Bundles
and parcels will be kept
marked and delivered at the
convenience of purchasers.
Unexceptional facilities for
the transaction of a large
To facilitate the selections
of those doubtful ones on
Christmas thoughts intent,
we catalogue a few of our
special attractions, each and
every one being a tempting
bargain, and would make
most acceptable Christmas
presents. To lend addi
tional attraction to the al
ready attractive Christmas
Gifts, all purchases in Hand
kerchiefs, Hosiery and
Gloves will be put up in
neat, tasty boxes, free of
charge, which were bought
especially for our Holiday
ladles' Initial Handkerchiefs,
Lndles Colored Tlordcr nnd Colored Ini
tial Handkerchiefs 250
Gents' itf Unlaunderod Initial nandkor
Gents' M-hemmed llnndkorchlcfa (In
Ladles' nno II. S. Handkerchiefs (1 In
K. Grccnavvay Figured Ilandkorehlofs
(3 In box) S3o
Fancy l'lald 811k Handkerchiefs 23o
l'lno Brocado 811k Handkcrchlofs 37Ko
Extra flno Brocndo Silk Handkerchiefs. 50o
21-lnch China 611k 1 land kerchiefs 37o
21-lnchrineChlnuSllk Handkerchiefs.. GOo
Flno Silk Mufllcrs, largo slzo SI 00
Supcrflno bilk Jlufllers, largo slzo SJOO
Ladles' J-button Kid Gloves 8100
Ladles' G-button Kid Glovos SIM
Children's Kid Gloves SI 00
Children's Pur-lined Gloves 83o
Ladles' Black Cotton Hoso ... 23o
Indies' Flno Mack Cotton Hoso 33o
Ladles' Black Silk Hoso Wo
Ladles' Colored I'uro Silk Hoso Si CO
Children's Ribbed Colored Hoso 23o
Hen's Taney Colorod Half Hoo 23o
Men's Extra l'lno Colored Half Hoso .. 50o
Hen's Flno Silk Half Hoso, nil colors. . . GOo
Wen's Fancy Scarfs, correct stylos 23o
lion's Silk "C'laudcnt's" Scarfs, oholco. 60o
Sfen's Linen Collars, correct stylos l'.'o
Men's Linen Collars (equal to E. &W.). 20o
Hoys' Fancy Suspcudors 13o
Men's Whlto nnd Fancy Suspenders
(fancy boxes) 50a
Men's Satin Suspenders 81 25
Mon's Extra Flno Silk Suspenders S'&0
Men's Fur-top Kid Gloves SI 00
Men's 2-button Chovereau Kid fllovo,
new shades (1 50
Men's Itoncy Night Shirts C3o
Men's All-wool Half Hoso, nil colors.... 25o
Guyot's Suspenders, nil colors 33o
lien's Dress Shirts too
Men's Night Shirts BDo
Men's Fancy Laundered Night Shirts (2
In box) 3330
Men's Extra Flao Dress Shirts T5o
Silk I'ulso Warmers 25o
Whlto and Colored Embroldcrod Flan
nels SI 00
11-1 Heavy Whlto Wool Blankets 8300
11-1 Crochet Bed Spreads T3o
runcy Wool Crib Blankots SI 23
Goodi'ilnt Comforts 730
Lnco Curtains, full length nnd width.... SI 23
Ecru Nottingham .Laco Curtalni (spo
lal) ... S)23
Nottingham Laco Bod Sets...,
Extra Flno Antlquo Bed Sets.
lltch Turcoman Curtains
Flno Antlquo LncoCurta ns..
.... Si CM
.... S3 oo
Woolen llross I'attcrns, full quantity.. S150
Flno Woolen Dioss Pattern, full qiuu
Exttu l'lno Woolen Dross l'uttcrn, full
Print Dress Patterns. OOo, 80o, Mo nud.. 8100
rnnoy All-Ilnen Towels 5)o
Fancy All linen Towels S100
Extra lino-lland-embiolderod Towels.. $700
Lunch Sets (Cloth nnd Napkins to
match) SI 51
Haw Silk l'ublo Covers SJOJ
fi-U I.lnen Napkins SI 00
3 t German I.lnen Napkins SIS')
Embroidered 1'luno Covers 85 00
French Sntlno Kldcr Down Quilts 31100
Brocaded silk Elder Down (Jullts SMOO
Flno 611k EldirBown Pillows 3300
Ladles lllnck Slllt Umbrolln, 20 Inches.. S-33
Gents' Flno Silk Umbrella (blacks and
browns) SI 73
Gtnts' Gold-Headed Silk Umbrellas 3750
Mail orders for any of the
above goods will receive our
best personal attention.
WOODWARD & L0THR0P,
Bojston Dry Goods Housa,
OSK l'llIOK OX1.Y,
l rciiu. Ave. OlS l Hlroct
A Rush of Visitors at tho Whita
THE PBINOIPAL GATHERS.
A How Consul-Gonoral Appoinlol to tin
City of Mexico.
Cnliuicl Kent ."Made N'nvtil Olllcor ill tlio
l'nil nt llosttin.
GENERAL AND PERSONAL.
Tho 1'rctldcnt to-day nppolntod:
James W. Porch of .Missouri, to bo Con-sill-General
of tho United States at Mexico,
vlco E. 11. Evvliig of Missouri, resigned on
account of IIMicnllh.
Postmasters: Andrew W. Smith, Flush
ing. N. V.; 11. O. Evnns, Illoomflehl, Iowa:
N. A. Wade, Hutler, Mo., aud J. ll.Shalcr,
Henry I. Kent, to bo Naval Ofllcor of
Customs, at Boston ami Cbarlcstown, Mass.
Nathaniel Ncn burgh, to bo Appraiser of
Merchandise, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ihoinas J, Hamilton of Washington Ter
ritory to bo United States .Marshal for tho
Tcriftory of Washington.
Tho President Into yesterday afternoon
appointed John A. Sullivan, n prominent
New York merchant and member of tho
Product) Exchange, to bo collector of In
ternal rovenun for tho second district of
New York; Lafayette Dawson of Missouri
to bo United Slates Judgo for tho district of
Alaska, vlco Judgo Dnvvnc: William O.
Lnngfonl of Walla Wnlla, Wash. Tcr., to
bo nssoclato Jtistlco of tho Supremo Courtof
tho Territory of Washington: Charles II.
Pollard of Dolphin, Iud., to ho assoclato
Jtistlco of tho Supremo Court of thoTcirl
tory of Montana; J. llomar Harris of Missis
sippi, to bo attoruey of tho United Stntcsfor
tbo southern district of .Mississippi.
To Eo Hotlrod. A marlno retiring
board will meet at tbo Marino Barracks on
Monday to cxamluo Captain 1'rcd. Corrlo
Dcncl Lottor Oillco Sale. Tho annual
salo of articles which havo reached tho
Dead Letter oillco and to traco tho owner
ship of which was Impossible, will com
lneuco on tho 15th Instant.
No Revolution In Mexico. 8cnor
Itomcro, tho Mexican Minister, has no In
formation of n revolution In Moxlco, nud Is
contldcnt that tbcro can bo no inoro serious
troublo than somo small local outbreak.
Tbo Prosldont'8 Message. As tho
Senate Is expected to adjourn Immediately
after organizing, In respect to tho memory
of tbo lato Vice-President, tho President
messago will not bo sent In until Tuesday,
whou both houses will probably bo ready to
iccelvo It promptly at noon.
Tho Tolophono Case Briofs. Nearly
all of tho briefs In tho telcphono caso havo
reached tbo Interior Department. Thoro
will bo a meeting this evening of Secretary
Lamar, Assistant Secretaries Muldrow and
Jcuks, and Commissioner Montgomery, at
which thero will bo a preliminary considera
tion of tbo cases. No decision Is expected
for somo tltno yet.
Tho Prosldont'8 Callers. Tho Presi
dent's callers to-day Included Senators
Hurrls, Voorhoes, Jones, Berry nnd Tnyuo;
lleprcscntatlvcs Sowdcn, Rogers, McCrcary,
Curtln, Swopo, Humes, Holman, McMIUln,
llvnn f'nlinmi llnmnl. Tn.il.nn. 1?n..ilnll
4.J...., wuut.v.l, .IU1U-.IH, 1MUUIIII ..UUMItll,
Ermentrout, Uragg, Dowdnoy, Felton, Dor
scy, Tuulbcy, Scott and Tucker, nud tho
Commissioner of Internal Rovcuue.
VIrninia nnd Maryland Postmastors.
Tho Postmaster-General has appointed
P. E. Sasscer postmaster nt Waldorf,
Charles County, nnd C. 11. Abell post
master at California, St. Mary's County,
both In Maryland; also tho following In
Vliglnla: G. It. Jacobs, Johnstown; SI. F.
WIro, CraddockTllle, Accomac County, and
O. P. Wheat, l'baxton's, Bedford County.
Peru Aaln Peaceful. Secretary Ilay
nrd has received a telegram from Mr. Buck,
Minister of tho United States to Pern, in
foimlng him that, after thrco days' fighting
In tho streets of Lima, n truco was con
cluded through tbo good ofllccs of tho
diplomatic corps, IglcsTas and Cacero3 both
agreeing to reuounco cxecutivo powor.
Tbreo commissioners from each sldo will nr
rango for a provisional government.
Anothor Rush nt tho Whlto Houso.
Thero, has not been such n rush of Congres
sional callers nt tho 'Whlto Houso slnco tho
busiest olllco-scckiug days last spiiug. Tho
President's order regulating tho reception of
visitors applied only to tho month of No
vember, nnd although no supplemental
rules havo been Issued, somo of Its restric
tions mo now Ignored and tbo President
listens to n good deal not relating strictly
to "public business."
Marshal's nnd Attorney's Accounts.
Comptroller Durham has decided that
United States attorneys, marshals, commis
sioners and clerks must pay all expenses In
connection with tho presentation and certi
fication of their accounts up to tho tlmo
they reach tho accounting officers of tbo
Treasury. Marshals, attornoys, otc., havo
been In tho habit of charging tho Govern
ment tho notarial fees, etc,, lu connection
with their accounts.
Orders for tho Dolphin. No sailing
orders havo been sent tbo Dolphin. It has
been directed that tlio bo fitted for a cruiso.
Her olllcers will bo Captain Rich
nrd W. Meado; l.ioutenant Charles O.
Alllbone, executive officer; l.ioutenant T.
C. McLean and J. H. Murdoch, and l'.nslgn
F. II. Mieiinnn; Passed Assistant Surgeon
James II. Gaines; Assistant Paymaster
Leeds C. Korr and Chief Engineer Albort
W. Moilcy, Tho cruiso will probably
begin about tho last of next week aud
tlw vessel will havo on board tbo members
of tbo Advisory Hoard and a number of
other navy olllcers.
Architect Doll'o Iloport. Supervising
Aicbltectllcll In his annual report to tho
Secretary of tho Treasury uiges tho ap
pointment of a commission to bo known as
tlio bonid of public bjilldlugs, composed
of a sanitary engineer nud a master-builder,
to co-opeiato with tho Supervising Archi
tect, nud by whom nil questions In rela
tion to public buildings shall bo settled.
Somo competitive sjstem tor designs for
public buildings should bo Inaugurated,
i'ho Architect uiges that Congressional an
propilatlous for publlu buildings should
only Lo made upon estimates by tho Super
vising Architect of tho rcqulrmcnts of tho
public business of tbo point Indicated, nnd
of tbo dimensions and cost of tho building
reiiuiitu. I bo construction of a lira-proof
bull of lerurrls for tlio cam of old tiles of
tl-u l.xeeutlvo Depaitinents Is uiged. Thero
nro now eighty, buildings lu oourso oferoe
lion, rnnclng Irom $2:,(XW to i'L(W3,O0J lu
cost iiinl UL'cri'satlui; $3,51M(HI. During
tho jearSlVUTlAI was expended.
Minor nnd Pergonal,
Jumes A. Towner of Now Yoilc liaslocn
appointed storekeeper lu tho Tro.unry nt
f IJO) per jcar, vice 11. J, Walker of tho
District of Columbia. Mr. Walker Is tho
fon of Hon, II. J. Walker, who was Socro
tnry of tho Treasury fiom 1815 to 1SHI.
'I ho New York Chamber of Commerce has
petitioned Congress to establish n bureau of
lotnmerco and navigation under tho Treas
... W. Ditiham, n clerk In thoofllco of tho
stoking fund, District of Columbia, has ro
slpntil, mid Mrs. liobcrtaMott has been ap
pointed to Illl tbo vacancy.
nu: AitMi' axi A'.ivr.
Uiilern, Dntull nnd Assignment'! on
Lund mid Yiilnr.
Tho Yantlc will como out of tho dry-dock
at tho Not folk Navy-Yard to-rnonow.
Ptcoml Lieutenant St. J. (Irchle, Second
Aitllleiy, has been ordered as nldo-do-c.unp
to Bilgndler-GcncralO. O. Howard.
Tho sailing orders of tho Dolphin for hor
final lilal trip at sea wcro received by Cap
tain Richard W. .Meado jestcrday nt tho
Major Kdward II. Wllllston, Second Ar
tillery, Is ordered to tako station nt Troy.
N. ., for duty under tho Intructlons of
General S. V. Bcnot,,Chlcf of Ordnance.
Tho sailing orders of tho npprentlco train
ing squadron to lenvo Hampton Roads last
Wednesday wcro revoked, ns other work Is
uccded to bo done. They nto now awaiting
Captain Daniel M. Appel, assistant sur
geon, has been oidcrcd by (iencrnl Hancock
from Plattsburg Barracls to Fort Mont
gomery (Houso'a Point), N.Y., nud return
on special duty.
Major James GIllls, quartermaster, U.S.
A., Is In tbo city on n short lcavo from Fort
i-cavcnworin, wucio no is ciiicr quarter
master on General .Miles' stafl, nnd Is visit
ing on II street, near Klcvciith street.
Colonel Allan It. Jackson, captain Sev
enth Infantry, Is directed to remain on
duly as acting Judgc-ndvocato of tbo Do
iiartmcntof tho Columbia until January 1,
biforo proceeding to Join his company In
Army furloughs Prlvnlo John Hall,
Company U, First Infantry, six months
from Fort Grant, Arizona, with permission
to go abroad; 1'lrst Sergeant Thomas llou
nesey. Company K, Twenty-third Infantry,
Fort Mackinac, Michigan, ono mouth.
Colonel II. Clay Wood. Assistant Adjutant-General
on General Gibbon's stolT, has
been detailed as acting luspector-genoral of
tbo Department of Columbia during tbo ab
sence of Colonel Henry M. I,aiclle, Twenty
third Infantry, who has gono to Iudln to
witness tho mancuvrcs of tho British troops
Army leaves granted Major Rugeno 11.
Beaumont, Fourth Cavalry, Fort Bowie,
Ailzonn, ono month, with permission to ap
ply for ono month extension; Lieutenant
Albert S. McNult, Ninth Infantry, fifteen
diijs' oxtenslou. (Hols now at Richmond,
Indiana). Captain Cyrus M. Do Lany,
Fifteenth Infantry, four months' sick lcavo
to visit Hot Springs, Ark.; Captain Bethel
51. Custer, Twenty-fourth Infantry, two
months' extension; Lieutenant Charles 11.
Cochran, Seventh Infantry, one month's ex
tension. Tbo Secretary of tho Navy has Issued nu
order which will tend to further decrcaso
tho telegraph oxpenscs of tho Department.
All commanding officers of vessels will bo
Instructed to nnuounco their arrival at n
port In as slmplo n maimer as possible,
without spicndlng out their full namo unit
Jltlo on tho cablegram. Tho form for a
cablegram Is printed In tho order.
Lieutenant-Colonel Lootnls L. Laugdon,
Second Artillery, Is president, nnd First
Lieutenant Victor II. Brldgman, samo regi
ment, Judgo-advocato of a genoral court
martial to conveno next 5Ionday at Fort
Barrancas, Fla. Captains James K. Wilson
and Frank C. Grugau aud Lieutenants
5Icdorcm Crawford, Jr., and Charles F.
Parker of tho samo regiment nro members
of tho court.
Navy orders: Captain Allen V. Iteod, dej
tacheil from command of tho 5Ilnucsota, at
New York, and placed on waiting orders;
Commander Theodore F. Kano, to com
mand tho 5Ilnncsota; Lieutenant-Commander
Frederick Augustus 5IIller, placed on
the retired list: Chief F.nirlntor G. M. L.
Slaccarty, to Bpcclal duty nt tho 5Iorgan
Iron Works, Now York; Llcutcuant Walter
8. Hughes, to tho hydrographlc olllce; Lieu
tenant Henry T. 5Inyo, to tho Naval Ob
servatory. Tbo Oregon Commanderyof tho Loyal
Legion was organized at Portland, Novem
ber 18, with tho following regular army
officers among tho charter members:
Brigadier-General Nelson A. 5IIIes; 5IaJor
Frauck E. Taylor, captain Third Artillery;
Colonel Oranvlllo O. Duller, ictlied; Gen
eral Lowls Cass Hunt, colonel Fomteenth
Infantry; Colonel DoWItt C. Poole, pay
master; Colonel llodnoy Smith, paymaster;
5laJor William A. Jones, Corps of Engi
neers; SInJor Junius W. .MaeJlurrny, cap
tain First Artillery; Captain Gcorgo D.
Hill, retired; First Lieutenant William R.
Abciciomblo, Second Infantry, and Lioit
tenant Stephen J. 5Iulhall, Fourteenth In
fantry. Captain .Medorem Crawford, sr.,
tho father of Lieutenant Crawford, 8econd
Artillery, Is also n chatter member. SInJor
Jones was elected senior vico-comraaudcr;
Captain Hill, Junior vico-commander, nnd
Colonel Hallor aud 5raJor Taylor, members
of tho council.
Tlio IIoiinp'm l'nti-onnso.
It Is understood that tho Ohio Demociatlc
delegation has decided to support Leedom
unanimously for Scigeant-nt-Arms.
Dr. A. W. l'ltzer, pastor of tho Central
Presbyterian Church In this city, Is n candi
date for tho Chaplaincy of tho Houso of
Representatives, llo Is a friend of First
Assistant Postmaster-General Stevenson,
but tho report that tho latter is working to
securo his election Is untrue. General
Stevenson Is taking no part lu anything con
cerning tho organization of the next House.
Tho Democratic Representatives from
Virginia proposo to hold n caucus to con
sider their causo lu reference to Colonel
Tjlci's candidacy for tho Doorkccpcrshlp.
Colonel Sam Donclson claims tho support
of tho Southern and Western delegations,
while, It Is understood, that John Trainer
of Now York last night received assuranco
of tho solid voto of tbo New York delega
tion, aud also tbo New Jersoy and 5taryland
'i'l He wuii ut -ArniH Content.
A great deal of Idle tall: has been In
dulged In to-day concerning a proposed
caucus of tho Ohio Congressmen In tho
city lu regard to tho Sergeant-nt-Arms of
tho Houso. Tin: Ciiitio has Investigated
tbo wholo matter aud falls to find any oppo
sition In tho Ohio delegation to Mr. Leo
iloiu's re-election, savo possibly ono excep
tion. No caucus Is contemplated and Mr.
Leedom will bo presented by tho Ohlodolo
gatlon, uud will probably bo elected by ac
clamation. ai'l'l' 1LIT.L XOTVS.
l'liim (ho Courts.
Mm Ion V, Julllen wants a illvorco fiom
Phillip A. Julllen because ho has deserted
Jtistlco 5IacArthur to-day discharged tho
Juion of thu Criminal Court not engaged
In tbo Naidcllo ease for the term.
Julia R, Callahan has lllod a petition for
divorce fiom her husband, Francis R, Calla
han, charging lit nt with adultery and deser
tion. She also states that he has served n
term In tho penitentiary nud Jail for lobbing
iManlago licenses havo been Usuod as fol
lows: Jacob Pludell aud Murl.i Knuls;
John Young nud .Martha Jackson; Hubert
Templu ami M Hilled Shankllu; 5Iartlu V.
1). .Mitchell nud Elsie Webb; John J.
Pdmtz of I'lilladtlpbl.i, Pa., nnd Fauulo G.
Weight of this city.
At a wedding In Wnlla Walla tho other
day, when tho minister asked tho prospect
ive husband It ho would tako ilia t worn in
to In his wedded wife, the agitated reply
was: "Yib, slr-eo-yes, sir If you please I"
General John O, Fioiuont Is admitted to
be old and feeble, but ho Is not poor, as ho
lmf. luiko and niolltiiblo lauded futorodts lu
Annual Report and Recommenda
tions of tho Commissioners.
NEW BUILDINGS NEEDED.
Vmlmis Mntlnri i,r futures! In tlio Cltl
70IIH of tin, Illstilct.
Iho Dlstitct Commissioners havo sub
mitted their eighth annual report to tho
President. Tho principal subjects touched
lu tho report nro tho recommendations for n
new District building, an Incrc.iso of Ilia
pollco force, higher llecnsos to sell liquor
and tho need of legislation regarding steam
inlliuails lu Hie city.
A NHW lllSTlttOT llUlI.MNU.
Tho construction of a suitable building
for tho District ofllccs, tho Commissioners
say, should bo commenced nt tho earliest
dato possible. They quolo tho locom
Herniations of Captain tlieeno In his re
port to tho Engineer Commissioner, lu
which ho says:
Tbo present headquarters aro In nverv way
utiniltnlile. Tbeynru very toinbiHllblo nud
nrollnblotn budetroyed by llro wltlinll thu
records contained lu them nt any momont.
'Ihey uio wholly unbilled lu sl.o for tbo elcrl
rnl forronoweinplojcd: tbo nrraiiirunicut of
rooms li entirely Inconvenient, both for tho
nubile nnd for (ho clerks; thoynro Infrstral
by rats nnd erinln, which not only mid to (ho
iUcoufort of (ho Inmates, but seriously In
Jin o n portion of tbo records; they uro badly
ventilated undso badly llulitud that imy Is
neiessnrj- lu xomo of tho rooms nt till houM,
nnd re crnl of thoclrrkihivo had their eye-
Burnt t-iiiiuiiuiiuy uijiirru inuiciJ).
Tbo Commissioners say that lu Ilko man
ner tho Inspector of BulldliiL's has urimd
upon them from jcar to year, nnd especially
In his report of lbS2, tbo necessity of a fire
pioof building. They quote from his re
port as follows:
Thrro nro twenty-four room, four of which
nro of flro-roof construction nml moil for
storncoof records. Hovenor the room-) nro
located In tlio centre of tlio building. Imlmt
no Hclit except from tho smnll Unlit welN.nud
mo thcreforoof nousons ofllccs, lo.ivlng but
fourteen rooms to bo occupied, Tho number
of rerions occupied In theso fourteen rooms
Is nidi ty-four. In these fourteen rooms nro
stored all tbo books, mnp drawlng-i, measure.
uicnts, receipts nnd requisition', Bpeolnl nnd
(teiieral assesiincnt books; lu fact, nearly nil
of tho locorua slneo tlio Iloaid of Public
Works. This biilldlngwasorlglmilly Intcndod
for n dwelling, nud was built throughout ol
Ill regard to tho other buildings rented
for District ofllccs they eny tho Health ofllco
nud Pollco Headquarters nro located In nil
Joining buildings of Inferior construction
to the .Morrison building; nnd It seems con
clusive that, In Jtistlco to tho property-owners,
tho rccoids should bo placed In a moro
sultablo building at tho earliest possible
dato nud sultablo oillccs provided for tho
steadily-Increasing business of tho Dlstilct.
An appropriation can now bo made, they
claim, without diverting tho available
rove nucs of tho District from any moro Im
portant application, and accordingly mi esti
mate for commencing tho building li.n this
year been submitted $12.1,000.
Tho report says about this branch of tho
District Government that it deservos
much credit for cfllclcncy and good disci
pline. Tbo number of the forco Is, In tho
opinion of tho Commissioners, Inadequate
for tho scrvico required, aud tboy havo
thcrcforo submitted estimates for II ttecu ad
ditional men of class ono, which docs not
exceed tho number limited by law.
Tho Commissioners say that tho laws ro-
gaidlng tho salo of spirituous and fermen
ted liquors aro so loosely drawn that all tho
restrictions Intended to bo tmpolcd upon
their traffic aro easily evaded, and tho li
censes Issued under them aro constantly so
used as to encourago drunkenness andlu
crcaso crimo nud disorder.
On tho subject of "steam rallwsys In tho
city," they recommend
First, so far as practicable tho B. fc O.
and tho B. t P. Railroad companies should
enter nnd pass through tho city on substan
tially the samo lines.
Second, tho principal passenger depot
should bo a union building, or composed of
two Independent buildings adjoining each
Third, this depot should bo centrally lo
cated and conveniently leached from tho
Fourth, sultablo provision should bo
mado for handling fi eight nnd otherwise
meeting tbo reqiiliemeuts of n well regu
lated railroad without undcrljlngtho ad
Fifth, provision should bo made to avoid
to tho greatest extent possible street cross
ings. Tho two roads might bo allowed to
placo their main depot In tho vicinity of tho
present B. & P. Depot, to bo reached by
covered tracks leaving Virginia avenue, be
tween Sixth nud Seventh streots. Tho tracks
on Sixth street should bo removed.
It will bo difficult to select a depot site
that will better nccomuiodnto tho traveling
public, citizens of tho District, as well ns
Its numerous visitors.
Under this designation Is Included tho
almshouse and workhouse. Theso Institu
tions aio different hi their character, being
Included In ono enclosure aud
placed under ono superintendent.
These two institutions should bo separated
as they undoubtedly ought to bo. For
many years tho two institutions wero under
tbo samo roof, tho poor, lullrm and diseased
belug separated from tho vagrants and tho
disorderly by a conldor only,
Tho school trustees again ask for a larger
appropriation than tlio Commissioners fool
warranted lu approving. To meet tho de
mands they again recommend tho salo of all
Dlstilct leal eot.ito no lougcr useful,
Tho Commissioners again rcnow their
suggestions that as tho public expenditures
for charity nro urge It would seem to bo ex
pedient to appoint nn officer to devote his
uuio iu luai tervico,
Tlio Commissioners approvo the sug
gestion of tho Health Officer, (hat future
coutiacts for tho removal of garbage should
Include tho removal of ashes. Attention Is
Invited to tho gradual oxtenslou of soil
pollution, especially In tho suburbs.
Tho Commissioners especially ask n favor
ablo consideration of Chief Cronln's recom
mendation that a lingo llro cugliiobo kept
in reservo lu the ccntiul portion of tho city
for occasions when an eugliiu moio power
ful than nn ordinary one Is required.
Balance on baud July 1, 1SSI, -$.1ir,7i'.1.10.
Taxes and revenues for general puiposes,
$1,7C5,71!I.00. From tho United States, 38,
Olb.M. Total, iK),TUl!,'i.l'J,?J. On account
of Water Department, $145,SS5.17. Trust
funds, (13,UT!I.T5. Salo of llolnie.id cemotery
$.".2,0C0; flsh wharf $l,0CO,0,1. Repayment to
various appropriations, $210,525.b0. Grand
total, ?I,MM1,U33.7I. Expenditures for tho
saino period, $l,(tiO,ntUM. liuluuco on
baud July 1, 183, jHB.WW.SO,
Ocean HteniiiHliIii ArrlvnlM.
At New York, Belgouland from Antwerp;
nt Southhampton, Noilh Geimau Lloyd
steamer Wcrrn fiom Now Yoiks olT tho
I.lzaid, Nonuandlo from New York for
Ilxploxioii of u Tug.
Ntw Yoiik, Dee 4. llarly last evening tho
f leiim tlic Doru Kinory, towhnf a stone b u-'e,
wuspioiocilluKiip tho K.nt lilver, when nt
Flfty-elulith street tho tint's boiler oxplodul
and klllei tbo six men who wero aboard tho
mil jiaa'jkujL's uonmvvKi:.
A Missouri Cniifrrt'ssmmi Who Olijort
to Guttliif; Down Its l'ownr.
A question ngltntlng tho minds of many
of tbo Congressmen Is tho proposition to
cut down tlio powots of tho regular Appro
priations Commilleo of tho Houso. No
doubt thero will bo qullo a hrcczo when
tbo matter Is brought before tho Houso. It
may bo that Iho Dcmociats, who are In a
largo majority, may scttlo tho question lu
Iho caucus. By many tho movement his
been looked upon ns n light ngalnst .Mr.
Randall, becauso of tlio fact that FreoTrado
nnd Revenue itcform Democrats havo been
Inclined to tho belief that the Pennsylvania
Protectionist Is lu n position tn ret-ird legis
lation, and tn tlm ait tho olTorts to bring
about tariff reductions. .Mr. Randall,
should n very stout ntt.ick bo tn.ido upon
him, could count on rather n healthy Dem
ocratic support, to say nothing of tho Re
publicans who might como In lilt rescue,
not fiom nny love for .Mr. llmdall. but Tor
the causo ho represents. Tho matter Is de
cidedly mixed, and many Interesting views
of Congressmen have already been given on
Colonel James N. Ilurncs, ono of tho .Mis
souri lleprcsentatlvcs, a prominent member
of Iho Appropriations Coinnilttco Inst ses
sion, and who will no doubt go back nu tho
samo committee this )ear, on being asked to
glvo his views on tho question, sild, In sub
stance: "It will bo n cold day for tho Dem
ocratic party when It ventures out on tint
llo then went on to fIiow that by taking
away tbo powers of tho coinnilttco ns pro
posed would have, as ho claims, Iho Imme
dla(o effect of gteatly swelling (ho expendi
tures. "Put (bo PosIoITlco Appropriation
bill In tho hands of the Fostofllco Commit
tee," said he, "and what is tho result f It
nt oneo becomes tbo business of lint com
mittee to get nil tbo money possible for that
department. So with tho other bills. Each
committee champions Its appropriation bill
aud iimgnillcs tho needs of Its special
f ci vice. It Is my opinion that It would boa
gieat political blunder to make Iho chango
pioposcd. Our appropriations nro In tho
nature of a budget, nud they must bo mado
up In harmony."
"Do jou llilnk tho ill itrlbutlon will bo
"I do not. Tho pressure In that direction
Is strong, but I think tlio political danger
will bo recognized, and thnt (bo members
will not commit tho party to such a lash
There nro others, however, who do not
agree wlthJCoIonel Burnes, but claim that
legislation will bo much facilitated by mik
ing tho distribution, and contend that tho
expenditures need not bo necessarily nny
heavier under tho plan proposed.
Tbo meeting of tbo Art Students' Sketch
Club last night was devoted to remodeling
their constitution. "Impudoneo" was tho
subject for tbo sketch. Tbo revision of tho
constitution was not concluded.
Tho Unity Club will meet this evening nt
tlio resilience of Mr. William Hutchinson,
022 O street noi thwest. Ono of tho papers
ol uie ucciisiuu is 10 no prcsciueii oy .iir.
Charles II. Babbitt, entitled "A Summor
Thero was an attendnnco of moro than
800 persons at tho ball of tho German Or
phan Asj lum last night at tho National lillles'
armory. Tho hall was beautifully decorated
and thostippcrlablesweropresldcdovcr bya
number of obliging matrons.
Miss Ilattlo Lamb, tho daughter of Mr.
I.j man II. Lamb of No. 51 T street south
west, celebrated tho anniversary of her
birth last evening by calling together at her
resilience a few of her ltititnato friends and
providing for them nn evening of much en
Jojment. Sho was tho recipient of many
Professor Sheldon's hall presented a lively
sceiio last evening. Ills Juvcnllo pupils,
decked iu fancy costumes, tripped tho light
fantastic from 8 until 10 o'clock, rendering
somo very difficult fancy dances In ad
mtrablo stjlo. Among those present were:
May Johnson, (Jueen of Hearts; Nelllo
Talty, Joan of Aik; Louis Darrell, French
cook; Efllo Darrell, (Quakeress; Ratio Law
son, Morning Stnr; I.awrcncoI.awson,LlttIo
Red Riding Hood; Norma Waldsaur, But
tercup; Clara J. Stevens, peasant; Hello
Gibson, Spanish lady; Muttlo Gibson, flowor
girl; 0. 0. 5Iaitln, sailor; Nelllo 5Iart!n,
French peasant; Willie K. Wnid, Spanish
prince; Mjrn E. Whitney, Snow llako; Rus
tcl .Main, Indian; llcrtha Gibson, folly;
Flora dibson, peasant; Xullmo Whitney,
flower girl; Alllo Seitz, Red Riding Hood;
Amy Fletcher, Quakeress; Ettlo .Mcl.indcn,
Fairy; Gertie Gates, Grecian pilucess: John
nlo Gates, Claude Mellnottc; .Mnzlo Mnrtln,
folly; Ada Tjssowshl, harvest; Ruth
Fletcher, Red Hiding Hood: IrcuoTapjiau,
tambourine girl; llarry Dumont, High
lander; Arthur .MIddlctoii, Ancient Druid;
Tommy Buckley, baker: 5tamlo 5IcCardic,
Psycho; Annie 5IcCardlo, Polish princess;
Jcniilo Strasbergcr, gypsy queen; Allco
Butler, Highland girl; Lou Tretlcr, Red
Riding Hood; Eva Samstag, Pocahontas;
Nina Slauger, America; DasloTowu, tlower
girl: I.lzzio Wlddccomb, folly; I.oulso
Wlddlconib, Lady Washington; JIauel
Gould, Swiss peasant; Herbert lvaufuiau,
prlueo; Bay fcalomou, Obcron; Gabriel Salo
mon, old woman; Hcrthn Alexander, Queen
is.ilciih; sariiu .ucxauuer, .ingaieiia.
Comiiiir or the C'oitgri'HMmcii.
Repiescntatlves Joseph JIcKenua of
Bulsun, C'nl., and S. C. .Molllt, Grand Trav
erse, .Mich., are at tho Ebbltt.
General Edward S. Bragg, Representative
from Wisconsin, arrived at tho Ebbltt yes
terday evening, nnd Is accompanied by Miss
Bragg, who will remain during part of tho
Representative William W. 5Iorrow of
San Fianclsco has arrived at tho Ebbltt.
Congressman Ranklu of Wisconsin ar
rived nt the Ebbltt Houso Into last night,
having homo tho Journey much better than
was expected and being nblu to como down
to breakfast this morning, although looking
very badly. Hu Is tho recipient of atten
tions at tbo bauds of nearly all tho Congress
men lu tho city to-day.
Senator Brown of Georgia and his family
m lived at the National this morning. They
havo taken quarters there for tho winter.
Representatives Shaw of Jlarjland, Heer
manii of Oregon, Howard of Indiana,
Snyder of AVest Virginia, Ellsbory of Ohio,
Doughcity and Davidson of Florida aro
stopping at the National,
Representatives Hoagan and James H.
Jones of Texas, St, Martin of Louisiana,
nnd Clements of Georgia havo arrived at
Iho5tetiopolltnu nud havo engaged quar
ters for the winter.
Representatives George E. Tency of Ohio,
W. C. P. Bieckenrldgoof Kentucky, Camp
bell of I'cuusjlvauhi and William It, Cox
of Ninth Carolina aro at tho lllggs Houso,
and havo engaged milliters for the winter.
Representative's I ellxCiuipbell of Brook
ljn and 1'.. W. Seymour of Connecticut will
nrnvo at tuo Arlington mis evening.
Senator lllddlebcrgcr of Virginia has
ltcpresontntlvcs J. J. Adams of Now
Yoikimd Flunk I.awlcr of Chicago aro at
Heprcseulnllvo Ilonlttnf Now York ar
rived at Wormloy's this morning.
Senator Ransom Is qnuitcrcd at tlio -Met-lopolltau
for the winter.
vis'iuurr Govr.itxMiivr m:vs.
JMiittoiH I'ihU'I' CiiiiiiilHiiillini by tlio
Dining November 1.1.50 was collcctod as
Chief Engineer Croiitn's report for No
vcml cr show s that thero wcro fourteen fires,
causing a loss of $11,11)0, ou which thero
was an lusuninco of $U,?bO,
Tho Commlssloucis havo received a sug
gestion fiom Mr. Flunk A. Richardson that
n policeman bo detailed to protect women
mid children ut tho long crossing on Pennsyl
vania avenue and 1) stieot, between Tenth
mid Eleventh streets uortlpvcst, against
danger fiom horses and vehicles. Tho
(.'(iiiiuileslonrrs reply that IVey havo cou
tcmplatcd doing this fur somo time.
FEET THEY WALK ON.
Feminine Specimens in Various
Styles of Beauty.
ANKLES OP ASSORTED 3I55B3.
Our Arllst'it lliiinlo Venture I'pim u
Siiiiiovvtint llolti'iito hiibjuet.
Thero nro feet and feel, ns our artist lo
dny makes so graphically apparent. There
Is not much Interest lu tbo feet of man,
They nro only notlccablo when thoy ore
either pinched Into tlio toothpick slina of tho
tludo or so abnormally developed as to
innko good flro-scrcens. Hut In tho pedal
extremities of tho female form illvlna thero
Is i enl Interest, and our artist shows nn ap
preciative grasp of his subject. Ills lint
spiehneiisaio of ninplc proportions. They
belong to a mlddlo-ngcd colored lady fiom
utNAit most "01.11 VIUrltNNV."
"Olo Vlrglnnj'," who sells "ynrlis" on tho
sidewalk Just oulsldo (ho Cuiitro Market.
There Is n great deal of expression lu thoso
two feet. Tho way lu which tho right ono
Is raised as Its owner steps out, shows much
determination of character and acreage of
leather. This lady Is n solid cltlren nil
mound, ns n glance above thu shoe-tops
JUST 1'nOM THE EVSTEUN MHO'
Then there Is tho foot of tho country
maiden as sho comes Into town to buy hor n
now dress or form ono of a couplo to Invest
In n clandestine marriago license. Her foot
shows that from tlio tlmo that sho could
loddlo sho has been using It. Not going
about kicking promiscuouslj', but In work
around tho houta and farm. Tho shoes sho
now has on arc not tho kind that sho knocks
around homo In. Sho has In so far ns her
comlort will permit gono In for tho stylish,
but sho did not get very far In. Thero Is n
good deal of nervo forco about thoso toot
and w hllo there Is not very much beauty
thoy tell of much that Is practical.
rmsT crronT at stvle.
Tho next pair of souvenirs our artist
presents must havo been tho product of a
rainy day. While there Is no stylo what
ever In cither of tho souvenirs there Is n
good deal of anatomy. It will bo noticed
that tho artist caught both a perceptive aud
n profllo view with n section of nn animated
broomstick thrown In. Tho owner yearns
after style. It looks as If sho would havo
to take It out in j-cnrnlug.
m:at, hut not oauiiv.
T hero nro tect that pleasantly combtno
substantiality and style, nud wo nro for
tunate enough to bo ablo to glvo n view of
two of them to our readers. There are
many things to admire In these feet. Thoy
mojitlite and pretty, and aro encased lu
shoes that may hurt their wearer a little,
but tho effect Is gratifying to both tho ob
server and tbo observed. Ournrtlst did not
havo to wnlt for a rainy day to make his
sketch. Ho caught tho feet and tho gllmpso
of the Itnijcrteon tho Avenue ono breezy nf tcr
noon Just alter tho Dcpnitmeutshadlotout.
r.J . )a ir--s
THE TANTAI.UINO bTLE.
Hut when It conies to "waj'-up" stj'lo wo
refer tho reader to tho next pair of feet lu
our artistic precession. Tho French heel Is
In tho middle of tbo foot, nud thero Is nut a
wrinklo about tlio whole outfit. The gen
eral effect Is to glvo n No, 1 nppcaraiico to n
No. 5 foot. And not only Is there stvlo lutlio
feet of tho owner, but sho Is style from the
f;iound up. Tho hint of black bilk stock
ngs nud the suggcutlou of the sklit are
things thnt thow this.
Assuring our readers that when wolssuo
n doublo sheet edition wo will give them
diagrams of a Chicago girl's feet, wo wind
up our sketches by presenting tho dainty
TAKES THE I'AKK.
extremities of a young maiden who Is
ready to trip tho light fantastic too. This
youug laely Is going to tho ball this evening.
Her Uttlo slippers will soon bo twinkling to
tho merrv music of Strauss, and giving many
nu admiring jouth glimpses of silk stock
ings of a heavenly blue. Her feet are
poems one by Colonel John A. Jovco and
iho other by Mrs. Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
T hoy aro thcrcforo necessarily gems. Thoy
will "take the cake" at tho ball this evening.
ctN. 1 iZ-mt' Uj
THE SENATORIAL CAUCUS.
Geiicriil I.tiKiin lli'illiii"! Mm l'imltlnii
(limiiliiiniiity Tonili'i-cd II I in.
Tho Republican Senatorial caucus met at
tho Capitol promptly at 12 o'clock today,
ns announced, for action In regard to the
Presidency of tho Sennlo. Thoso present
Included every Republican Senator In Iho
rlt-, Tho caucus was In session Just nu
hoiii'. Tlio Hist new s that came from It was tlio
fact that Senator Logan bad been tendere 1
Iho nomination for tho Presidency of tho
Scnatonnd Unit ho had declined It. It was
nllerwttid learned that the caucus was
colled to order by Senator Shormm; that
.Mr. Logan was placed In uoinliiillim by
Senator Edmunds, mid that ho received tlu
unanimous voto of thu caucus.
Senator Logan then mndo a speech, re
turning Ihniiks for tho honor prollerol, but
positively declining lo accept it. Tho Sena
tors were very careful alter the caucus
about talking on tho subject of what hid
been done, It having been agreed Hi it Sena
tor Sherman, ns chuirin in, should prepare a
ftatcmeiit of the proceedings for Iho benefit
of the press. To (In this lu n tiniiuer satis
factorily to himself, ho Immediately shut
himself up lu his loom, and sent word out
bj his messenger that the statement would
1 e ready nt 2 o'clock-.
Tlio other Senators lelttbo entlf-o matter
In bis hands, therefore, nml Ills statement,
which appealed lu tlmo us follows, may bo
r.icepted nsthonlhebil reeonl nf tho caucus:
linmeillatily upon Ilia meeting of the
caucus Suiator Edmunds nioso lu his place
and stated that when hist summer nycar
nro tho Republicans of tlio nation,
iu tliclr convention, nominated (leu
rral Logan for Vice-President, ho (.Mr.
Edmunds) bad thought It right toward (Isn
cial Logan nud tow aid tho pirty, tint ho
should letliu fiom the Presidency of tho
Senate nnd that General l.o.in should ho
chosen In his place, nud, ns tlicy nil remem
bered, ho had communicated that opinion
and desire to Republican Senators lu for
mal way, but It was thought best at that
tlmo that thu change bu not mule,
especially ns General Logan did not wlh It
to bo made. At the election General Log.ui
had received, bo believed, tlio votes of all
the Republicans who had tho opportunity
to vote, and camo veiy mar being Ihuelmleo
of tbo people for tlio oillco of Vljo-Prcsl-ilent.
In this stnto nf things ho thought It right
that tho Republican Scuatnis should renew'
their expression of (onfldciico lu General
Logan by nominating him for President of
the Senate, mid ho accordingly moved that
(icticinl Logan bo so nominated by accla
mation. Sevciul Senators fpoko brieflly lu favor of
tho nomination and iho question was taken
and agreed to unanimously. Senator Login
then rosn and In n brief spech of thinks de
clined the honor tendered him, on tho
ground Unit thu pluco was not
to bis tasle, and ho believed ho could better
servo Ids constituents by remaining In his
present place iu tlio ranks. Ho had consid
ered tho subject fully and finally. Tho
caucus (lieu adjouuled until noon to
Tin: n. .p o.'.s ATi'iruin:.
A roiiimjltiiulii ltnlhimd OIUcIuI'k
Opinion CinievriitiiK It.
Piili.VDEUiiiA, Dee. 3. "Tlio uttltudo
of tho Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
In regard to tho through passenger business
Is not necessarily n bar to tho formation of
a passenger pool by those companies doing
a Now York business," says an olllclal of
thoPcnnsjlvnnla Railroad Company. "It
is evidently tho desire of tho Baltimore &
Ohio," continued the speaker, "to demor
alize tho passenger business If it can, but it
Is not nppnreut that It is lu a position to
disturb rates to any considerable extent.
"At all events II such a programme Is
carried out by tho Baltimore fc Ohio It will
bo thogieatent sufferer, because It mint
add the local rato between Baltimore nnd
Now York to any through rnto that It imy
make, and tlio Pennsylvania Rallroid will
get tbo benefit of any Increased passengor
trnfilc over Its lines, Tlio move mado uy
tho Baltimore it Ohio In reducing tlio emi
grant rate, too, will piohably havo tho offect
to direct a largo part of tho emigrant busi
ness fiom New Yoik to Baltimore."
eJciioral Hliulor IndlctiMl,
New Yoiik, Dec. -1. Tlio grand Jury to
day presented an Indictment for bribery
ngulust General Sliulcr.
I'crtlnent I'liriigriiiih About Visitors
nml WoIl-KntiMii llunldi'iit.
Hon. Jacou His of Now York Is nt
Mil. Ai.i:.. P. Mouc of San Francisco Is
at tho Arlington.
C. 8. Bnvuniir.v, a prominent New
Yoik lawer, Is at Wclcker's.
Hon. Wu.i.iam Dousiikimcu will arrive
at the Arlington this evening.
Cii.vnt.ns Durrv, proprietor of tho Con
gress Hall nt Capo May, Is nt tbo Rlggi.
Coi.omu, A. K. McCi.mi:, editor and
proprietor of tho Philadelphia 7'iuv, Is at
Mu. Gr.oiini: Ciinsiinoi'ou of tho Van
dalla Railroad at St. Louis Is at Wiliard'a
with his bride.
Samli:i. Sloan, president of tlio Lacka
wanna & Western Railway, and pirty will
bu at tbo Arlington to-night.
(humor. L. WuiGiir of St, Louis, sec
retary of tbo Mississippi River Improve
ment Committee, ts at Wlllaid's.
Gemuiu. W. II. Catms, lato Republi
can ciindldato for Major of Brooklyn, has
telegraphed fur rooms ut the Arlington. Ho
will anlve to-night.
Pekct Clauk of Alabama, who will
bo hero for tho winter ns representative of
tho piess of his State, ai rived at tho Metro
politan with bisbrldo.
SoMr.uvii.i.n It. Tuck of Now York,
who went with Colonel Broadband of MIs
BOiii I to look up tho French spoliation
claims, Is at Wclcker's.
Mits, Jons- 11. Thomas and .Miss C.ir
llo Thomas, wlfo and daughter of Rcpre
scntntlvo Thomas of Illinois, arilved at thu
l.bbltt this lnornhiL' fiom their homo at
Metropolis, 111., to remain dining tho
Mi.m. M.vnv Eli iott M vtthrws, widow
of the Into burgeon Edwnrd S. Matthews,
lT. S. Navy, died yesterdav In this city at
No. l"'-il Sovenlh street. Tho remains have
teen remove d to her girlhood homo lit Prov
idence, 11. I., for burial. Dr. Mattliovvt
died August 1(1, lbSl, at Piovlileuco. soon
nfler returning from u partial cruiso iu thu
Cai-tain Cii villi's Poiiteii, Eighth In
fnntrv, nnd Mis. Porter, nirlved nt tbo Eb
bltt llouso last night from itenlel.i Barracks,
Ciillfornla, via Foil Keogh, Montana, where
they have been visiting Mrs. Porter's pi
rcnts. Thoy nro accompanied by Mrs.
Porlci's molucr. Mrs. John 1). WTlklns,
wife of Colonel WUUIns, Fifth Infantry, nud
n .vir, 11. n. uniiey
Mil. C. B. Cuuitrii, tho president of the
Independent Ieo Company, has returned to
his homo In South Washington, nfter lulw;
nl si nt for several weeks In Plttstou, Me.
Mi. .'. W. Chinch, formerly of this city, but
now n resident of Plttstou, returned with
his father, nml expects to rem iln a short
time nt lilo old home In South Vnhlutoii,
while bo bus bouts of lilnnds, who welcome
bun bach to the scenes of hit bohuod.
Df.nlel i.cnillntc Mniimur.
It'ciisjuM', Vi., Deo. 1 Tlio Damnrr.itlo
ireuibt-rs of tlio Gi'iicrnl Assembly hold n
e. kins l.ikt ulki.t. (in n resolution tot; Into
a emu ns nomination for United htnto-i Moni
tor to nlcht Harbour's friends oiiihmi d It. Vn
nun iiiiiim nt to miliKtltiilu Motnl.iv iwet pre
vailed. Diiuiul'ri friends Volet llfty-slxuf tlio
nlr.it four membirs present, live memberH
being iibfent ItiuhourVi struiicli was 011I7
thirty elullt, nn developed by Hie votlin;.
There was n gient deal of warmth hi Iho eau
eim, which lasted nverthrou hours. D.111 id's
iren (.nv Ibis voto secures him tho hen.nor
Milp without doubt. iMi.i-llily on thu (lrt bil
lot 1'ltti-onu voti swill alvolitiii tho unions
nomination mid Imuro bis 0 ueiiou.
THE TORIES9 DEFEAT.
Parnell Alleged lo Havo Batrayel
AN INDIGNANT DENIAL.
'llio Minimis Wild Willi Delight Ovor
THE POLITICIANS EXCITED.
Lo.Nliov, Dec. 4. Tho St. James 0:ctfe
eoinplnlns Hint tho Radical dodgers have
succeeded In securing n numerical victory
through tho voto of newly enfranchised
Ignoramuses. It declares that tho result U
n triumph of vlllago Ignorance over tlio
volco of tlio moro Intelligently trained con
stituents nil over England. Tho suicidal
folly of such nn argument ns this ucodj mi
pointing out, but It wilt doubtless please
the lino old crusted Tories, who nro tho solo
iintronsof tbo (inzrlle. Tho Carlton Club
bus sent forth a circular ndvlslng tho Torlei
lo cxpliilti their defeat, in follows:
"T lie v letorlcs of the Liberals In tho earlier
county elections disturbed Pnrnell's plans.
He feiircd that, despite his old to tho Tories,
the Liberals would obtain n majority which
would make them Independent of him.
Therefore ho sought to hedge, llo sent
loiters to tho Liberals standing for tho re
maining county divisions, offering to swine
tho Irish voto over to them If tlicy would
glv e pledges to ndvocnto and voto for Homo
Rule for Ireland. Tbo candidates, Umbel
wlththovictorles (litis far nchlovod by the
Liberals, declined tho bait. Tho Irish elect
ors wero left unlnstruclod ns to how thoy
should vote, and they did not voto nt all.
T bus, tbo Cnrlton Club claims Mr. Parnell
avenged himself on tlio Tory party for the
alleged bad faith which tho Tories displayed
toward him nt Liverpool."
Tho few Piirnclllte lenders now In Lon
don nil ngreo that Iho statement Is another
Tory lie, and declare that It has not even
the merit of Ingenuity. Tlio Liberals on
shrieking with delight over the defeat of
Sir Mutthew V. Ridley In tho Hexham
division of Northumberland. Sir Matthew
was tho Political Secretary of tbo Homo De
partment In f.oid Bcncoiisflcld's govern
ment nnd was the man designated by the
Tnry leaders when (hey deemed (heir success
certain to bo tho Speaker of tho noxt House
of Commons Now bo will not bo ovon a
number nf tho Houso unless somo warming;
pan mi mber can bo Induced to resign a
tent In his favor.
Tho Liberal camnalL'n Is belncr rnn.
ducted Willi more vigor and dash ns tlio
end nppioachcs. The Liberal orators fre
quently refer to the "Tramp of tho two
Million," meaning the new voters who wcro
enfranchised by tbo Liberal party. A
favorlto song nt Liberal meetings Is u
parody on "Ilia Campbells aro Coming,"
Its chorus begins, "Wo counties are com
ing, heigh ho, belch ho."
T ho cYcitemciit caused by tho cloiencil
of tbo elections is tremendous. Four deaths
from excitement, caused by politics, are re
ported. Riots aro tho order of tho day.
Mr. Cbaisley, tbo defeated Tory candidate
ngalnst Baron Rothschild lu the AlslesUury
Division of Bucks, lies dying nt a local hotel
from injuries received nt the hands of n
mob. T'w cnty residences of Tories and the
two chief hotels nt Radstock, .Somerset,
havo been destreijcd.
Scores of citizens and policemen havo
been Injured nt Worthing, where tho pollco
Wero stoned. Fifty casuallttcs aro reported
tt Wilton. The successful Liberal candidate
thero was beaten black and bluo. Only by
tbo aid of an escort of sixty policemen bat
tling their way to tho station did ho escape
being thrown into tho river. Tbo returni
up to !1 o'clock to-day show that 'Jd Lib
erals, 21,1 Conservatives, and 63 Nationalists
havo been returned.
iiixoit xinvs xoxns.
Kniixllli',Tinn. Ftvo momhers of J. A.
Gnylon's family were intituled Wednesday by
drinking rolfca lu which their colored ooofe
had placed half 11 jioiiud of arsenic. Mudleal
UMlstnnco arrived In tlmo to savo their lives.
Tho cook has been nrrctod.
aii-illwi, N. Y. A woman namod Mlloj,
between CO nnd 70 years old, was murdurod
Wednesday morning by nn unknown person,
who cut her throat. A basin of bloody vvntor
showed that tho murderer had washed Ids
bands niter kllllm; tho woman.
Culm. A military officer nnd cliht sub
ordinates In tho district of Jtanlcuragua,
irovlneeeif Nintn Darn, attempted to Inclto
11 ii'iolt, irvlnic "Viva la Ilcpubtlca." Trooiw
wire hcntfn pursuit nnd so far ono of tho
men bus been killed: two havo surrendered.
ArKciiln, Ark. W. P. McGlnnls, a mi
(iilnlst lu the bt. Louts, Iron .Mountain ii
.Southern Hallway shops, while repairing a lo
comotive, was tmmlit In tho machinery nnd
burned und scalded to death. When removed
his hip was In a blaze. Ho lived fourteen
1Vlliolm.'lon, l)l. -Tho trial oflaiwlsf.
llav Is for the murder of Policeman Andrew .1.
Pi lerson, on Juno i.7, wits taken up in tbo
( imrt of Oyer nnd Terminer yesterday. This
trial iittinets much attention, thu kllllm; hav
ing been unprovoked and the victim n worthy
and popular otllcir.
I'llikliuri;. Iholrnn dealers report nn ad
vinnii within twenty-four hours of Slim pig
nietrd nnd 60 cents on oro, cnusod by 11
stimllly lncrt'iislng demand. Tim Tennesson
manufacturers havo increased tho price nf
lnmSl.Mi In three days Thero has been 11 su j
den Increase lu tho ilcmmid.
I'lilludi'liililn. Seven hundred clergyman,
cinhrncliigllebrews, Hainan Catholics, Friends,
mulo und female preachers, und nil Mia les or
l'rotetunts, Including colored clergymen of
nil tlenoinliiatlons, wero present nt tho recep
tion given Wednesday nt tho Alillno Hotel by
Mr (JeorgoW. Chlldsto Archdeacon I'arrar.
Miiiitiiittnn, IC1111. Aeallhisbeon Issued,
sliini'il by several hundred residents of Knnsji
mid adjoining MntoK, for a national conven
tion of "iintl-snloim Itepubllcnns," to meet nt
Tnlrdo, Ohio, Jlay 1!, Win. Tho call deotarui
for Immediate national prohibition, but does
not intimate that a national ticket will bo
1'iiiniiiiii. Excitement has beeneauiod by
ndccieo otahll-hlng custom-houses nt Pan
nma anil ('ohm. A dee'reo by tho Peruvian
Government requires that uvory pnekaxo of
inirtiiiiiidi-e l.tmled lu Peruvian port must
liemi.rktd on I he outside with Its weight ill
kllo(.nim, vvhUii must eorrespond with tho
Vlrsliiln. The Leslslatnro lu Joint sesilon
ji'stiiilay counted iho voto at tho last olen.
tlnn fur i.ovi'iniir and Lieutenant-Governor,
ilt, luring the total votn fur Governor tnb-i
iWi.i'T' of w Iileh General Pltliugli U-u re-Ived
l.v.MI John b. Wise 1 JD.IIO, ncitterlns 1".
iho Henioi ratio cnueiis lltoil iikiii Moulay
nli.iil fi-r tho iioiulu.iiloii of Mnhouo's succos
lor 111 the I nilisl ftnti's Senate.
Chli'iiKii.- Daring iljylght robberloi or
tallies tn ttie most vvunlthy reldone'o suctions
bun bi'ionii' so frequent of Into that ladles gn
iik,ii the sunt with dread. Tho robbers nro
well diHi'd, and atter knuoklug down n lady
nml gr.ilililni; her retleulo thoy quickly dlsnp
11.tr iiruiinil 11 comer. It Is HiiepuctotI lint
the thiol ex have obtained situations ns eo it'll
nn 11 lu wealthy families, nml that they tako
11 fuge in stables include pursuit.
Cliiiliiiiiitl. A committee appointed by
1 It commander of tho Grand Command ry of
eililo knlshts Templar to lnvustlgiito etiii.r's
inriibiHt I lie Itev, Henry I) Moore, editor of thi
1 ii wlc Htrlnr, has found htm uu!lt mid
sentenced blm to tndutliitto susneiisluii. Tho
1 h.irKunrttse triiman nrilelc piililUhi'l lu the
It" inc. tho tiulhorhlp of wlileh wis ut
trlbilttd lo the. editor. Juilitu I'oniker Ins
KtMH! nolle" of 1111 appeal to tin eraud
lliilliliiiipolK. Tim will of the lite Vloo
President Thomas A. Hendricks wa admltteil
to iii'biit" votertbn All the property nf
every kind ! Iicpieathed to Ids wife Mrs.
Kllw (' lleiiilrli Us Tho w III Is d itod Atuust
X, lwn The l'lirmi'is' National Congress
vestiuliy luloptel a ri'soliiMuii reauestliu
('oiii.ioss to iiMnm the turllf on wool nml
wheal to what it was iu lsso. Robert Hov
el !v of the Plains. 11 , was io-oleotul iiresb
tlnit ei1111r.il eiiuiii i K llooier of Stlssls
l j I vviiseliiiM 1 1" li'llver tliutinnu'ilnddri i
at Hi, 11M iiiiTtlii- to bo held nt bt Paul,
'nu v 'nnd. liai trial of Thomas Wntts,
en1, ml. in thu iniinbrof Benjamin Stoops,
it., ml li'.iiii ut llairerstnwii Wediiosdny.
- -Hie Western Mais land Conferonoo nf
1 11II11T.111 ministers adoptwl resolutions dls
iippri'V ln- the pureh.iso uud reiidlns of Svi'i
lu) mwniiiers ltov. Hall Harrison of KI
lleott lily Is thought to bo convulosclue
HiibbltsniH uiiiisiinlly plentiful near hlllcott
(itv Robber blew open n safe In -lolri II
Williams' store tn Conoeoelioacue, W.nliliu
ton County, mid secured $VI In mine;
John 1' llulliuiiiot Wllllanuport, VVashlujtJii
Cji.uty. is dead, uged 5.',