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The Wajshington Critic.
18TII YEAR-WHOLE NO. 5,404.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 5, 1885.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Woodwaud & LoTimoi.
Guide for Christmas Purchasers.
Avoid the delay, incon
venience, incomplete assort
ments and the crowds inci
dent to awaiting a few 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
I.ncllo.4' Initial Handkcrchloftt, extra
Ladlos' Colored llordcr nnd Colored I ill
tint Handkerchiefs sta
Oonts' Unlaundcrod Initial Handker
dents' H-hommod Handkerchiefs (In
Ladles' nno II. H, lliinJIiorohlof (3 In
K. Grccnaway Figured llanilkcrclilof
(3 In box) -i
Fancy l'lald Silk IlandkcrohloN S5o
Flno Brocado Silk Handkerchiefs 3Ku
Extra fine Urocado Silk Handkerchiefs. Mo
Sl-'inch China Silk Hnndkorchlcfa H?Ko
31-Inch Fine- China Silk Handkerchief.. SOo
Fine Sdlk MunioM, largo slzo 8I
Jjtipcrllno Silk Mullleri), largo size S'4 00
Ladles' 1-button Kid Cllovcs SI W
ladles' C-button Kid Cllovos SI SO
Children's Kid Gloves $1 no
Children's Vur-linod f I loves 83n
Ladles' Black Cotton Hoso sBo
Ladles' Flnolllaek Cotton Hose .'He
Ladles' lllack Silk Hoso To
Ladles' Colored l'uro Silk Hose $',' V
Children's lllbbod Colored Hose illo
lion's Fancy Colored Half Hose Me
Men's lixtra Flno Colored Half Hoso .. Me
Men's Flno Silk Half Hose, all colors... G9e
Men's Fancy Scarfs, correct stylos Sie
Men'sSIlk "Claudont's" Scarfs, choice. Mo
Men's Linen Collars, correct stylos lie
Men's Linen Collars (equal to K. & V.). aid
Hoys' Fnney Suspondcrs l'JUJu
Men's Whll o and Fancy Smpondcrs
(fancy Imxo) Mu
Men's Satin Suspenders 81-1
Men's Extra Flno Silk Suspondors , Ji.VJ
Men's Fur-top Kid Olovos $100
Men's ti-button Chovoreaii Kid fllovos,
now sliados 1 CO
Men's Fancy Night Shirts Mo
Men's All-wool Half Hoso, all colors.... S5e
duvet's Suspenders, nil colors .Wo
Men's Dress Shirts Wo
Men's Night Shirts Mo
Men's Fnney Laundered Night ShlitsC-J
In box) SIM
Mon's Extra Flno Dross Shirts 7So
Silk l'ulso Warmers !"
Whltonnd Colorod Embroidered Flan
nels HI M
1M Heavy Whlto Wool lllankcts $500
11-1 Croohot lied Spreads ".'
Fanoy Wool Crib lllankcts SI -'3
Ooodrrlnt Comforts "5j
Lace Curtains, full longth and width.... $1 8S
Ecru Nottingham .Laeo CtirtnliH (spo
lal) ! $'12.1
Nottingham Laeo Hod si&s $jli)
Extra Flno Antique lied Sets $SH0
filch Turcoman Curtains $1(U
Flno Antique, Laeo Curta us SI 00
Woolen Dross 1'attcrns, full quantity., $1 M
Flno Woolen Dross l'attorn, full quan
Extra Flno Woolon Dross l'attorn, full
l'rlnt Drossr.it terns, CCo, SCo, Wonnd.. $100
Fancy AlMlnon Towels. Mo
Fanoy AlMlnon Towels $100
Extra Flno-Hand-ombroldorod Towels.. $T00
Lunch Sots (Cloth and Napkins to
Haw Silk Tablo Covers $J0d
li-9 Llnou Napkins $100
. acrroan Linen Napkins JIM
Knibroldorod l'lnno Covers,,,,, S3 00
French Satlno Elder Down (Jullts $1100
llrocadod Silk Kl ler Down Quilts $J0 00
Flno Silk Eldor Down Pillows gsm
Ladles' Illaok Slllc Uiiibrolla, ) Inches., Jja.1
(eats' Flno Silk Umbrollns (blacks mid
browns) S3 73
(louts' (Inld-llomlod Silk Umbrellas $7M
Mail orders for any of the
above goods will receive our
best personal attention.
WOODWARD & LOTHROP,
Boston Dry Goods House,
o.K 1'itun: oxi.v,
Oil IVmi, Ave Dili l Hlrcot
General Sheridan to Arrive in tho
City Next Tuesday.
WHITE HOUSE OALLEnS.
Itiipnrl or CntiiinUslonnr Hpnrlm or
tlin T.mid (mice.
Tho President to-day appointed!
Receivers of Public Moneys John Mont
gomery at Oxford, Idaho; Tyrco II. Holl,
Vlsalla, Cal. '
llcglilcrs of Land Ofllccs Frank W,
llonno, Salt I.nko City, Utah; Henry Loch
linrt, Hanta Fo, N. M.
William M. Daly, to ho Supervising In
spector of Steam vessels for tho Klghth
l). 8. District.
Timothy P. Murphy, to bo U. S. Attorney
for tho Northern District of Iown.
rostmastors John Kothcrglll, Perth Am
V.A''.N' J't "'ro" "radloy, Heed City,
Michigan; 8. 1). Garth, Clinton. Mo.;
iiiuiiiuti .iiiiiiiiiu,wauvilic, ro.iw, il. tins-
Tho President Into vcstnnlav nflotnnnn
appointed Von V. ltlcliardson, to bo United
States Marshal for tho Kastoni District of
North Carolina; William J, Tlnnln, to bo
Survoyor of Customs at San Francisco,
Cnl.; Jomcs E. Tucker, to bo Assistant
Appraiser of Merchandise at San Francisco.
Tho Chicago Liuinchod. Tho now
stcol cruiser, Chicago, was successfully
launched at Chostcr to-day,
A Now Chief. J. Altlicus Johnson,
Esq,, of South Carolina, has been promoted
to bo chief of tho Judiciary Division, First
Controller's Ofllco, vlco James Auhl, de
ceased. A Now Ponslon Ruling1. On and after
January 1 next, claimants will bo required,
beforo pension agents withhold any portion
of tho attorney's fco certified liy tho
Commissioner of Ponslons. to mako n afll
davit stating with roasouablo detail tho tlmo
and manner of payment.
Whlto Houso Callors. Postmastcr
Ocnoral Vilas, ox-JIInlstor Foster and Sena
tors Morgan and Harris saw tho President
by special appointment to-day, Messrs.
Lawrence (lordlier and Charles 8. Jlooro
bad n conferenco with Colonel Lomotil over
War Dopartmont Changoa. Tho fol
lowing changes liavo been inado In tho
War Department: Adjutaiit-Ociicrnl's of
fice, Henry Ellcrbrook, clerk of class three,
resinned; William T. Leport, promoted
from 111 st to second class; Edward F. Owen,
appointed to tho position of watchman.
aarlinfrton Not Montlonod, (lenerni
W. 11, Ilazcn, chief signal ofllccr, has
amended his annual report to tho Secretary
of War, omitting tho criticisms inado In tho
nrfirltinl mi flu. onnilnr., it T In.. ........
F.rnest A. (larllugton, Havonlli Cavalry, In
tho Proteus ltellef Expedition. Hooxplolns
iimi. mis io uuuu oecaiiso j jcuicnaut (iar
llngton Is no longer connected with tho
Moro District Appolntmontn. A
number of District Democrats claim to liavo
received Intimations that tho President
will appoint n Itccordcr of Deeds and u
Register of Wills for this District
before Congress meets nt noon on .Monday.
Until offices aro said to have been ten-
tm-n.l (, lMttflnt llii.i.nnH.iln krn,l.i.. .
conllim llioso rumors can bo obtained ut tho
II IIIMJ IIUUI.U.
Soncoast DofoiiBos. Jfr. Samuel J,
Tlldcn lias written a letter to Hon. John 0,
Carlisle, to whom ho says public opinion
points ns tho Speaker of tho next Houso
of Representatives, urging tho uso of tho
surplus revenues of tho Government to
provldo for our scacoast defenses us a
paramount, necessity which ought to tiro
cedo tho reduction of tho rovenuo and an
oxcesslvu rapidity In tho payment of tho
Qeuoral Shorldnn Roturnlnir. Moil-tenant-General
Sheridan, with llrlgndler
Gencrol Absalom llalrd, Inspcctor-Gncral,
and Colonel Jllko V. Rhorldan, left Albn
Buerquc, New Mexico, yesterday, and will
arrive hero noxt Tuesday. Ono effect of
tho visit to (leucral Crodlc, In Arizona, was
tho temporary transfer of tho District of
Now Mexico, which Is a part of General
Jllles' command, to General Crook, until
tho Apacho outbreak Is ended.
AHlced to Vncato. Tho Commissioner
of Agriculture has written to tho Socretary
of tho Interior, requostlng that other quar
ters bo selected for tho Clvll-Sorvlco Com
mission, as tho Agricultural llurcau re
quires tho rooms now temporarily occu
pied by tho commission In tho Agricultu
ral annex. Commissioner Column thinks
tho Clvll-Servlcu Commission should bo as
signed rooms In tho now Pension building,
unless a scparato building can ba secured
for their accommodation.
Commissioner Sparks' Report. In
his Hiinual report, Commissioner Sparks
says unreservedly that thoro liavo been
enoimous frauds consummated through tho
Land (llllce. Ho Is satisfied that thousands
of claims without foundation In low or
equity, Involving millions of ucres of pub
lic land, liavo been annually passed to pat
ent upon tho slnglo proposition that nobody
but tho Government hail any advorso Inter
est. Tho cash receipts from tlin snlfs nf
public lands during tho last fiscal year wcro
7,IW1,1 11.80; from Indian lands, $1133,483.
02; fiom fees, Ac, ifa.sai.bo, making a total
nf na.l. nrt..l.il. rl 6Q MO .Oil ID
Ul V..1BI1 (UlUll'IO V. fOWHQ)-tvU,10,
Tho Spcclnl Agents Servlco. Tho
Supervising Special Agent of tho Treasury
In his nnnunl report says that tho annual In
spection of tho various customs collection
districts show that tho business has boon In
tho main conducted In accordance with tho
laws and regulations. Tho subject of
frauds on tha revenue, by undervaluations
bus received special attention and It Is bo
llovcd that tho efforts of tho special ugcuts
hava resulted In Iboodvancoof valuations
to nt least nil approximation of actual
market values at tho places of production.
Reductions In tho force, of employes In
many nf tho customs dlitrlcts liavo been ac
complished through tho recommendations
of tho special agents.
Minor and Personal.
James K. Tucker, appointed osslstaut ap
praiser at San Francisco, Is a son of llovcrly
'nicker and nephow of Randolph Tucker of
In tho Agricultural Department Mr. Tem
ple Clark of Wisconsin has been promoted
from $1,400 to $1,(100 per annum; Mr. II. 1).
Itoblnsoii of New Voife, from $,'J00 In
$1,400; Jlrs. Jl. Jr. Ingram of Tennessee,
from $1,000 to $1,WX). '
mtf tiniui lunui, .uinsissippi, ill. ill,
flounce, Xcnla, Ohio; A. Kvcrhard, Hlpon,
Wisconsin; Win. Hubcr, I.awrcuccburgh,
Inil.: K. JL Klnmati, Jacksonville, 111.; II
N. Wales, Wllllniantlc, Conn.
Mn. ii'ihsoif swans .v.
Tlin Now IMnrshnl Tnkes Oath of Olllco
mid Files Ills llond.
Jlr. A. A, Wilson, tho recently-appointed
.Marshal, arrived at tho Court-Housu about
11 o'clock to-day, and having fllcd his bond
In tho sum of $20,000, with W. 11. Clogctt
and Samuel Whcatley as surety, took thq
oath of ofllco beforo Chtcf-Justlco flutter In
tho prcscuco of Justices JtacArthur and
James, tho employes of tho Jlarshal's ofllce
and many friends. Jlr. Wilson took tho
Iron-clad oath, and was remarkably cool
during tho entire proceeding.
The Chief Justice congratulated him
upon his appointment. In which ho was
satlslled all tho other Judges would unite
and glvo him their support. Ho could
not, ba said, allow tho opportunity to pass
without expressing bis gratltudo to the re
tiring Marshal, for tho ability and fidelity
shown by him In bringing order out of
chaos and the excellent administration nf
his ofllco. Ho did not doubt that his suc
cessor would contlnuo tho samo superior
standard, hut bo would have a task beforo
Jfarshal Wilson was then kept busy for
Bomo tlmo In receiving tho congratulations of
friends, then took charco of tho ofllco and
entered upon his olllclal duties. Rumors
are thick of general changes to ba made,
but at present nothing has been decided
upon and doubtless tho .Marshal desires to
sccuro tome Kuowlcdgo of his duties beforo
Introducing now material In tho ofllco.
Subsequently tho retiring marshal called
In all of his subordinates and Introduced
each Individually to his successor with a
Tho selection of Mr. Wilson for tho Dis
trict Jtnrshalshlp Is n return to an old cus
tom ot sclecthiL' a District man for tho
place Jlr. Wilson Is tho first resident of
thoDlstrlct appointed to this position for a
quarter of n century. President Ftorco wot
tho last l'rotldcut beforo Jlr. Clovoland
to appoint a District man for marshal of
tho District. He appointed Jonah 1).
Hoover. President lluchonan appointed
John Seidell, formorly of Virginia, hut an
old resident of tho District; President Lin
coln appointed Word )(. Lamnn of Illinois,
his law partner; President Johnson ap
pointed David S. Gooding of Indiana;
President Grant appointed General Gcorgo
H. Sharpoof Now York; Prcsldont Hayes
oppolntod Frederick Douglass, who was a
resident of Now York at tho tlmo and voted
there, but since became a resident of tho
District of Columbia; Prcsldont Garfield ap
pointed Charles K. Henry of Ohio, and Prcs
dent Arthur appointed Clayton Mc.Mlchocl
tho retiring marshal.
Tin: Aiuti'Axi) iVU'r.
Orders, Details and AHslciiinontrt mi
Land nml Water.
Tho Juniata, Commander PurncllF. Har
rington. Is expected nt Now Yoik noxt Fri
day or Saturday.
Tho Adams, Commander Louis KctnpIT,
soiled last Wednesday from San Francisco
to join tho Pacific licet.
Tho Galena, Commander Colby JI, Ches
ter, arrived at Asplnwall last Wednesday,
eight days out from Kingston, Jamaica.
Rcar-Admlral Karl English, commanding
tho South Atlantic Station, has been di
rected by letter to return to his homo In this
city, preparatory to his retirement February
First Lieutenant Gcorgo I.. Converse, Jr.,
Third Cavalry, has returned to his home at
Columbus, Ohio, from Fort Leavenworth,
whoro ho went for examination for retire
ment. Lieutenant Henry Do Haven Walto, Fifth
Cavalry, who has been hero for ten days
visiting his uncle, Chief Justice Walte, left
la6t evening for his station at tho Artillery
School, Fort Monroe,.
Tho Portsmouth, Saratoga and James
town, composing tho apprentice training
squadron, will sail from Norfolk noxt Jlon
duy or on Tuesday nt tho latest for tho win
ter cruise In tho West Indies.
Captain Allen V. Reed has been ordered
to continue In command of tho Jllnnesota,
at New York-, until December 15, when ho
will bo relieved by Commander Tlicodoie
T. Kuue, us ordered last .Monday.
Pay Director Thomas II. Looker, U. S.
Navy, Is one ot tho "lay readers" of St.
John's Episcopal Church In Georgetown.
Few men aro so puro and consistent In their
public and private lives as this olllccr.
Tho retirement of Lleutcnaut-Coniiiiaudcr
Frederick Augustus .Miller promotes Lieu
tenant Franklin llanford, who Is now on
duty at tho Navy-Yard hero and residing at
No. KrJ New Jersey avenue, below the
Coast Survey office
JIajors Charles Heywood and James For
ney and Captain John II. Hlghee, Jlarluo
Corps, with Surgeons Jlclanclhnu L. Ruth
and Auilrow JI. Moore, U, S. N,, compose
tho special retiring board to convene Mon
day at tho Marino llarracks hero jo oxainino
Captain Frederick H. Corrlc, Jlarlno Corps,
Army leaves granted: Jlajor Gcorgo JI.
Ilrayton, Fifteenth Infantry, Fort Pembina,
Dak,, twenty days: Jfajor Gcorgo W.
llalrd, paymaster, St, Paul, nno month;
First Lieutenant James 1). Nickcrson, Sev
enteenth Infantry, Fort Totten, Dak., ono
month; First Lieutenant William A. Jlanu,
adjutant Seventeenth Infantry, Fort Yates,
Dak,, ono month.
Captain Francis JI, Ilunconnd Command
ers Henry II. Robeson and Harry C. Taylor,
U. 8, N compose a board which will cou
vcue noxt Tuesday at Now York to con
elder tho adaptability of the Kunstadter
stocrlng screw for vessels in tho navy. The
ecrow has been fitted to tho Essex, at tho
Now York Navy-Yard, for trial.
Captain AVht Davis, Fourth Cavalry, left
Fort liowlo, Arizona, November SI, for
Guadalupo Canon, Now .Mexico, with tho
First Itattallon of Indian scouts, and was
Joined thcru by Troop K, Fourth Cuvalry
(Captain John H. Durst), to proceed Into
.Mexico in pursuit of the hostile. Apaches
undor special Instructions from General
Jlarlno Corps orders Captain Honry
Clay Cochrane Is ordered to tho Pcusacnla
Navy-Yard, December 7; tho order of Cap
tain JlcLano Tllton, to the Pensacola Navy
Yard Is levoked; First Lieutenant llonjamlu
It. Russell, detached from tho Washington
llarracks and ordered to tho League Island
Navy-Yard; First Lieutenant Gcorgo R.
llcnson, transferred from tho Brooklyn
llarracks to tho receiving Bhlp Vermont, at
tho Krooklyn Navy-Yord; First Lieutenant
William P. Illddlo, to duty nt llrooklyn
llarracks, December 11, on expiration of his
Army furloughs authorized: Sergeant
II. K. W. Patterson, llattery A, Third Ar
tillery, Washington llarraclis, ono month
from noxt Friday; .Musician Edward II.
Dovo, Artillery School Hand, Fort JIou
roo, ono month: Bergcaut Henry Kembor
ling, Troop 0, First Cavalry, Fort Snoll
Inir, .Minnesota, one month: Prlvntn
John Woltou, Troop 1), First
Cavalry, lort Custer, .Montana, thrco
..,.,, i.. ll.l.-nln U'MII..... 1, !,,... r,'....n ,
t,lI.,..n, .,,M.l II. !,..... llltnWII, 4IUUJI 1,,
Seventh Cavalry, Fort lluford, Dakota, two
iiiouius; iTivaia ircu uciser, wompauy n,
Seventeenth Infantry, Foil Yates, Dakota,
thrco months from January fi, 18S0: Prlvato
James Cavanaugli, Company C, Eleventh
Infantry, Fort lluford, extended one mouth,
Tlin Xurdollo Trlnl.
When tho trial of Antonio Nardcllo,
charged with tho murder of Carmlno Ro
tunno, was resumed In thoCilmlnal Couit
this morning, tho cross-examination of Pas
qualo Geslmouto was continued. Nothing
ot Importance was developed, and his cross
examination was being continued when this
l oport closed.
A Cold Wims
Tho Blitnal Olllccr predicts iicotd ware,
wllh n fall of about twuly ilcf;tccsf Irni
"THE CRITIC'S" CARTOON GALLERY.
Public Printer Rounds on Guard
mh. snmurAX ouosu.v.
ltoHiiltx ol tlin Seimtorlul Ciiuoukck
Senators and Representatives began stroll
ing to tho Capitol at an early iour flits
morning. Tho Democratic caucus, which
was called tnordcratUQQu, adjourned thirty
minutes lattr, having unanimously agrcod to
present tho name of Senator Isham G. Harris
of Tcnncssco for President pro tempore
Tho Senator expressed himself as very
grateful for tho expression of conlldcnco
exhibited by his brother Senators and ac
cented tho honor bestowed upon him.
Tho Republican Senators assembled In
caucus shortly after 13 o'clock. At. five
minutes past one Senator Edmunds .caino
from tho caucus room mid as he entered tho
elevator said: "Wo have agreed to nomi
nate Jlr. John Sherman for President pro
Upon tha assembling of tho caucus of Re
publican Senators, a motion was made that
tho caucus proceed to ballot for President
of tlip Senate. Upon tho ballot being taken
Jlr. Sherman received all tho votes but
four, ami upon motion of Jlr, Edmunds tho
nomination was mado unanimous. Jlr,
Shorman acknowledged the honor in tho
following brief speech.
Hknatoiu: I return you my lieaity thanks
for the high honor you prooio to confer ilxm
mo. Your action no iloiibt has been lullu
enced by the fact that I have long been a
member of tho Senate, mill my
ilutlos hitherto liavo not i:leu mo
tho practical experience necessary
for u Rood presiding ofllccr. 1 can only say In
aeccptini; tho position assigned me, that 1 will
do all I can fairly mid Impartially to uhservo
and enforco tho rulM ot the Senate, and shall
rely greatly uhii your forbearance nml
It was then determined that the bills re
lating to the Piesldcntlal election and also
to tho Presidential succession which
had passed the Seuato during tho
last Congress should bo Introduced
as soon us practicable, and after a proper
reference and consideration should bo
promptly passed, after which Hie caucus
Ciiicuit Couiit No. 1 Justleo Cox.
Van Iugen vs. Jlcrrlmaii; demurrer to repli
cation submitted, Schneider vs. Koyser;
demurrer sustained. Miller ,t Jones vs.
llolilm et nl.j demurrer to declaration sus
tained ami leavo to amend. Hoover vs.
I.lttlcford; motion to set nMdo Judgment
granted. Jllack vs. Pattlson; Judgment by
default and Inquest ordered. Creecy vs.
Klmmoll; motion for now trial submitted.
Ciiicuit Couivr No. 2 Justice Jlerrlck.
Verdi vs. Yates; now trial denied. Partner
it Co. vs. Collins; bill of exceptions fllcd.
Jtorrell .t Co. vs. Evening Critic; Judgment,
on motion, for plaintiff for ffi.'lS.'.K) with in
terest and costs. Weeks vs. Jlc.Mlchncl;
new trial refused.
Eo,urrv Couiit Justleo llogncr.
Kelly vs. Campbell; commission ordered to
Issue to get testimony In llaltlmoro. Paige
vs. Franchot; auditor's report ratllled and
distribution ordered. McMalion vs. (Ilea
son; pro confesso ordored. Uppermau vs.
Uppcrmau; allowance of alimony and coun
sel fees. Hertford vs. Richardson; pro con
fesso and reference to tho auditor. Kern
good vs.G usdorf ; payment of referee ordered,
Nowcomba vs. II. it JI. Tel. Co.; property
of defendant ordered seized by marshal.
In ro J, J, Coombs; Inquisition confirmed
and Thos. JI. Coombs appointed committee.
I'omcii Couiit Judge Snell. Gcorgo
Kraft, Incorrigibility; Reform School dur
ing minority. Howard Zanco, larceny; TO
days In Jail; also charged with carrying a
nlstol; $'J0 or CO days additional. Robert
Murphy, disorderly In tho county) $5 or 7
days. S. H. Wlnstead, obstructing tho
strcot; $1. Kay Adams and David Davis,
loud and boisterous: &K nr lTi tlnvs ennli.
John II. Thomas, profanity; $5 or 7 days.
Oliniiuliiir tint Hound IIiiIoh.
Slnco the adjournment of the last Con
gress a movement has been going on very
quietly looking to a change In certain rules
o( tho Houso. Messrs. Adams of Now York,
Collins ot Massachusetts, and other friends
ot tho National llankruptcy bill,. which
sailed of passago In tho Houso ot the last
aosslon, have been tho leaders In tho move
ment. Thoy have secured pledges from
forty Democratic members of tho noxt
Houso to voto in favor of a change of those
rules, und thoy expect to liavo at least ono
hundred votes In tho caucus to-night for a
resolution, which will bo offered, demanding
such a cluuigo as will tako It out of the
power of a fow members to defeat a measure
that has tho approval ot a majority ot tho
Ocean Mtrnnihlilp Arrival.
At Qucotutown, White Star steamer Re
public for Now York; Cunaid Lino steamer
Oregon, from Nuw Yoik, making tho pass
ago In six days, eleven hours and leu min
utes; at New Ymk, Ems, from lliciueu,
Darlen, from Mediterranean poits,
Against the Stealing of tho
Arrival or Coiiicsniiioh.
Representatives John I.IUIo ot Xcnla,
W. C. Cooper of Jlount Vernon and John
R. Thomas of Illinois nro ot tho Ebbltt.
Senator Stanford of California registered
at tho Arlington this morning.
Representatives Atkinson of Pennsylvania,
Anderson of Kansas and Ward of Illinois
aro ainoilL' tho latest nrrlvnla nt. U'lll..nl.
' Scnotor McMillan of .Minnesota Is at tho
Representatives Whiting and Ely of Jlas
sachusctts, Stcclo of Indiana and Turner of
Georgia havo arrived at tho Rlggs Houso.
Representative John Arnot and A. JI.
Bliss of Now York' registered nt tho Arling
Representatives Irn Davenport, formcily
Republican candidate for.Govcmor of New
York, arrived ot Worinloy's this morning.
Ex-Congressman Scncr of Fredericks
burg, Va., Isattho.Melropolllan.
Representatives Skinner of North Cnro.
Una, Daniel of Virginia, Hemphill and Perry
of South Carolina, Candler, Hammond nut!
llanieaof Georgia, and Dennett of North
Carolina aro among tho latest arrivals at tho
Rcpicsentatlves Green of Noith Caiollna,
Comptnn of .Maryland, Nelson of Jllnne
sota and Storm of Pennsylvania nro regis
tered at tho National.
HiTretary TIiiiIiiII'h Itcpoil.
Secretary Tiud.ill, In his annual icpoit to
tho District Commissioners, suggests that
authority be asked to use a portion
of tho contingent fund for ar
ranging tho old records of tho District
Government. Do says that if no codo of
Dlslrlet laws ho adopted at the noxt session
or Congress, an index of extant laws of the
District would boa great cimu'iilcncc.
.so urn 'A .s;.vr."io.v.
Howard Vance, a lli-ycar-ohl colored boy,
was a i res led at tho Baltimore A: Potomac
Depot by Oflleeis Lamb and Acton lust
night on n chargo of embezzling $10, n re
volver und an antlquo violin from the resi
dence of Jlrs. Elizabeth A. Thompson, on
Jlarybind avenue, between Foiir-nnil-a-half
and Sixth streets southwest. The articles
wero recovered, and Viinco was sent to
Pollco Court this morning.
Jlr. F. D. Howling of South Washington
Is Invading lower Jlurjland on a gunning
expedition In teaich of game.
Tho (list of tho South Washington suits
vs. llaltlmoro .t Potomac Railroad for
damuiro to propel ly was decided yesterday
afternoon In the Circuit Court. William
Ncrtzy was awarded $073 by a verdict of
tho Jury. There aioa score or moro of
such suits now pending In court. They ag
gregate $2.'10,000, the principal ones being
one for $30,000 by J. II, Johnson; $10,000,
C. II. Church; $111,000, Jlarv It. Rowland;
$'..0,000, James Webster; JlO.OOO, Owen
Nugent; tho same amount bv II. Jl. Knight,
C. U. Church, J. E. .Morgan, W. T. Walker
and C. It. I,. Ciown.
Albert Wtlkeeou, on employe of llcnson
it JIcNce, who ore repairing their dredgo
No. ii nt the Navy-Yard, was severely In
jured yesterday by tho falling ot the gear
lug of tho crane, lie was struck 011 the
sldo ot tho head and knocked senseless,
though not very severely hurt. This morn
ing be was better, hut will not bo nblu to
return to woik for a few days.
Win. I,. Howling of No. 11 IB I street
southeast, died last Thursday after a iialn
ful Illness. Ho was employed ns a black
smith. Tho funeral will tako place to-morrow
from his late resilience at !l p. in. Tho
Interment will bo at Congressional Ceme
tery. l'ouitcen arrests In East Washington yes
terday, Tho East Washington Cleveland and
Hendricks Association last night passed
resolutions thanking tha Prcsldont for ap
pointing Jlr. Wilson mid congratulating
the latter gentleman upon this proper 11111I
deserved recognition of a lifetime of patri
ots labor for the promotion of the success
of tho Democratic party.
Tho schooner William Jl. lllrd arrived at
tho Navy-Yuid yesterday with GOO tons of
coal from Philadelphia, for tho equipment
and recruiting dcpaitinent.
II. A. Grlswold, president of tho Ana
costla Railway Company, Is building five
two-story and basement brick dwelling
houses on First street, near 1. southeast,
which will cost $fi,000.
At Tint regular meeting of Lebanon
Lodgo. No. 7, F. it A. Jl,, last evening, the
following officers wcro elected for tho en
suing Jlasonlo year: W, J. Acker, W. JI.;
John Yocncklo, S, W.; II. K. Simpson, J,
W.j D, (1, Dixon, secretary; Thomas Tay
Mil. W. 11. t'ltoim of tho National
Hotel has letuined to tho city from New
iTiiiin llASMn, formcily bookkeeper of
lliu llnuso document room, Is hern from
.Missouri Ho aspires to his old position.
Tin: uoufti: vavovh to-shiht.
Deiiioernllii t'aiiilldiili'H Who lime
I'liiln H11III111; Huron, Tliem.
Tho question of tho reorganization of tho
Houso will bo Bottled by tho Democratic
caucus to-nlghl. There seems to bo little
room for doubt of the lenomlnalloii and re
election of Hie old officers, with Bomcthlng
of 11 contest over the succession Io the
lamented Doorkeeper Wlnlcrsmllli.
It Is understood lhat Governor Curtln will
Place .Mr. Carlisle In nomination for tho
Spcakcishlp, and Unit Ibis action 011 tho
naitof Jlr. Randall's faithful lieutenant will
Insure Jlr. Carllslo's re-election without n
dissenting voice on bis side of Iho House.
General Clark has encountered no opposi
tion In Ills hope to succeed himself ns Clerk,
and Ihu hope will undoubtedly bo realized,
As to Iho Doorkccpcrshlp, tho fight Is be
tween Colonel Sam Donclson of Tennessee
and John II. Tralnor of New York, with
Colonel Nat Tyler of Virginia and J. II.
Colt of Connecticut hovering anxiously on
tho outskirts. Jlr. Tnilnor'a friends In the
New York delegation put their heads to
gether last night nnd appointed a committee
to urgo upon Iho caucus the claims of New
cirk to ono more ofllce, but Colonel Doncl
son has already counted enough noses to
satisfy himself of Iho result.
Jlr. I.ceilom's chances for re-election as
Scrgeant-al-Amu havo been moulded Into 11
certainly by tho clovcnth-hour unanimity of
tho Ohio delegation. Jlr. Whcaton of
.Michigan and .Mr. llutton of Connecticut
aro still In tho Held.
As to the Postmastcrsblp .Mr. Dalton
seems to rend bis tltlo perfectly clear. Do
will not bo disturbed.
It Is stated that Speaker Carlisle will
propose Iho name of Rev. John 8. Lindsay
as a candidate for Chaplain, and that Jlr.
Randall will second tho nomination. .Mr.
Lindsay's friends are corresiinndliurlv ronll.
dent of his ro-clcctlon. Dr. Pltzcr, of tho
ccntinl Presbyterian Church, Rev. Jlr.
Lodee. and Rev. W. II. Jllllmrn. the blind
preacher of Chicago, are also mentioned In
The Republicans of the House hold their
caucus late this afternoon. Tho Speaker
ship nomination lies between .Messrs. Ills
cock and Reed. Jlr. Long will not allow
his 11.11110 to ho used.
AVTV.U TIWSI'AXISU CJtOUW,
Sliiiolliineoiis Cnrllst unit Itepiibllrnii
Oiitlireiilm Looked for In Npiiln.
Loniion, Dec. r,. It Is stated 111 JIadrld
that Senor Rtut Zorllla, tho Republican
ogltutor, over whom a sentcneo of death Is
pending in Spain, will arrive at llarcclona
within n few days from France, whero ho
has recently taken rcfugo. Simultaneously
with his arrival an outbreak of revolution
ists Is expected to occur at Cadiz. It Is
known that Zorllla has lately scut largo
sums of money from London and Paris to
his adherents In Spain, and it Is believed
that considerable quantities of arms and
ammunition havo been smuggled across
tho Pyrenees. Don Carlos will not
mako any 1 evolutionary movement
unlit nfter Ihu accouchement of Queen
Christina. It tho nostbumoiis rblld
of King Alfonzo Is n boy Don Carlos
win navo no pretense lor scciilng to over
throw tho Present dvnostv. If tbn ihllil l
a ghl ho will have precisely tho samo cause
of quarrel as when ho waged war against
izuecu isaueiiu, 1 110 irienus ot llcpubll
canlsin outside of Spain are urging Zorllla
to postpono action until Don Carlos makes
his move. They believe that tho Sagasta
Government would bo powerless to put
down two simultaneous risings, nnd that n
plebiscite would bo ordered and would bo
overwhelmingly lu favor of a republic.
Prlvato advices by mall from .Madrid as
sert that the whole country Is In n stato
of ferment, nnd that nobody believes order
will bo maintained for n fortnight. Tho
royal family are alicndv blckerliur. Ex-
Queen Isabella wants a linger In the pic.
She disavows any wish to bo thu rodent, be
cause) she knows that slio could not bo
maintained lu that position, hut she wants
to control Queen Christina during tho hit
ter's long regency. Christina Is Insubordi
nate, and she declaies that leverencu for
her husband's memory demands that she
shall maintain Inviolate his children's
.I llf.V.S' fillAltl' THICK.
Iliihhi'il 11 Sure ami Cut , K,,y I,,
Another Miiii'h Pocket.
Another sufo was robbed hiBt night by a
neat piece of sneak-thlevery, but the police
ai rested Iho thief und recovered tho money
n few hours after tho robbery was reported.
William II. Hawkins, a young man about
8." years of age, drives tho grocery wagon
for Mrs. F. P. Hughes, who keeps 11 grocery
storo nt the corner of eighth and Ni-treets.
Ho has always been 11 trusted employe, nml
slept on tlin pieiiihiM with tho clerk of tho
store. He did not sleep with thu clerk last
night, lu the evening bo borrowed n quarter
of 11 dollar to go to I he theatre, us be stated.
Early this morning the clerk discovered
that the safe had been unlocked, U7 taken
therefrom, nnd lelockcd. His key to thu
safe was found secure In his pocket where
he left it. Ho gave the alarm and
the pollco weienotlilcd. Tho elciK was in
an embariasslug position, us tho robbery
was committed lu a manner to east suspi
cion on him as ho had tho Key. Sergeant
Hnlleiibcrger of Ihu Sixth Piccluct took thu
enso Incliaige, and learning that Hawkins
did not sleep lu bed last night, searched the
premises and found 111 111 In Iho hay loft and
aircslcd htm. Ho denied tho lohbery.
Detectives Itnll nnd llloek. one hour after
the robbery was committed, got 11 confession
from the prisoner and recovered all Hie money
except $17. Tho otllceri say the accused got
Into thu window after midnight nnd took the
key from the clerk's pocket, robbed the sate,
then relumed the key where II belonged and
then left by way of tho second story window
by which ho entered. He slept outside ol tho
liuiisu so as Io illicit suspicion from lilm-i'lf
mid Implicate the other man.
'Tho Seven OuyllglitN."
Judge Snell had beforo him (his morning
n regulaily organized baud of boy thieves.
Ono of them swore that they called them
selves "Tho Seven D.ij lights." Tho names
of the hoys befoiotbe Com t wero Walter
Fiigeu, William liuudall, Gcorgo King,
Finest White, Geurgu Goodrich and Owen
Kelly. They were charged with stealing
several horse blankets and whips from sev
eral persons. "This Is a remaikahlo ex
hibition of Juvenile deiiravlty," rcmaiked
Judgo Snell, "and I will ecnil them to tho
Reform School during minority." Several
persons wcio charged with iccelvlng tho
goons sioieu ny 1110 uoyt, 'unit thoy wcro
mmsoxA 1. Mn.VTiax.
Pertinent l'lirugriiiiliK About VIlloi-s
and Vel-linoMi llnslileiits,
Kx-Cn.NiiiusMAN W.uiio Hi'Ti'iiiNNnf
New York Ib at Wlllnrd's.
Jajikh JUrniuWH, dock commissioner
of New York, Is nt t'hambeillnV
Al.i:.AMii:it Gaiiix'Hi:, !:., biolher
to tlionow consul to Maitlnlquo, Is In tho
Hon. V. II. WlssroN of Chicago, tho
recently appointed .Minister to Persia, is at
D11. Oui'.noitv, late of the Clvll-Sorvlco
Commission, will lecture beforo tho Ethical
Society at Grand Ai my Hall to-morrow at
JIiim. T. S. TAYI.011 of EVAI Eleventh
street, while descending tho stalls nt her
residence yesterday, missed her footing and
sprained her nnklo badly.
Till! Ri:v. KiiMONi) Ili:z Swt.m, pastor
of tho Second llaptlst Church, returned to
day from his visit In tho West, and will oc
cupy his pulpit to-morrow.
Jill. )1i:ht St vnmm.i , the popular
manager of Armour it t o.'s extensive beef
houses 111 tho Eabl, returned from I'lilladel
phia and llaltlmoro List evenlni'
A CRASH IN AIID-AIH.
Two Trains Telescoped on tho Brook
lyn Dridgo This Morning.
THE GIUP QIVES WAY.
Tho 1 1 I'll Id's IneU'ecllml Io Slop Iho Ours
im tlm .Slippery Truck.
llmioKI.V.s, N. Y., Dec, fi.-Tho oft-re-pcated
giving out of Iho cable grip on tho
bridge led this morning Io an appalling ac
cident. Whllo no lives were lost. lb,. I,,.
Juries of a number were so serious as to cnuso
grnvo iioiihts of their survival, At Ihno
o'clock n train of two row rolled out of the
llrooklyn depot 1111 climbed almost up to
the lower. Then the grip gave out, and
Iho train ran backward toward tbn nlnilnn
rho trains wcro running on one I11I1111I0 and
a-balf headway, und another train of three
cars had already started up tho Incline.
Ilio slippery track gnvu 110 chance for
slopping and the crush came with terrlllc
rorco. 1 ho cars wero Jammed to thu doors
Willi lienfil.. Ml.,.. .. ..... .11...- ..
; 1-,"1;"" ...nv niiiiiuiiiK up near 1110
forward door saw tho rolling train and tho
: ' " "V'1' 'in uiiiivu in n cry or
nil tlio ocemmnU roso nt onco to their feet
til lm till nil (tiillc.-l.. I... I -l 1.. .1
... ...v snuiriiimiiiuuty uy mo coi
ns on, At onco the confusion Lccatno un-
men ntlilcil to tho jmnlc In ft frautln en-
llltftl'll til na.t.n... I- II .... 1
.......... .,. i.cuiiiu iiuiii ino wrcci.. windows
liof. lirrtl.nti In, II... .,..., -. .... . .
..v.. ....... v.. .v .Muiniau neru suinsueil liy
tho terrified passengers and out through
1 1111511 !li U'niiii.t, ... 1. rm
no cscapu by tho iloors, Tho enra wero
telcjconcil together In ono poIM iiimji.
i..uiy,i(jw.iig pernors received Injuries:
years old, contusion In tbn abdomen, taken
to the Homeopathic, Hospital. Ills In.
Jui cs are very serious, hands llakcr,
oil tor, fracture of the side, token homo!
John Iloyle, laborer, Injured In tho back,
taken home. Ictor Schaiimbcrg, 18 years
phi, clerk, compound fracture of tho left
leg, taken to tho hospital. Charles IC. llrls
tow. cuts about tho legs and body. Ho had
fit II. .linh.iul n4 .. .1.- .. " ..
.,. ., ' ' ,u.ul ".'" ruins. iicsIiIcb
, - ';" nwteii persons more
or less hurt, but who wcro able to go to
their hoiues, nnd their namos could not bo
A MVSTJntlOUS cam:.
llowiiiiin Sullur unit VTo IIIkcim nml
llenil In Thulr Hods.
llowman Sailer and his wlfn Am, n,.,,.i
SI and ha years, respectively, tho vencro-
uiu parenis ot Mr. (JharKs W. Holler, su
pcrlntcnilent of tlm u-i,i,.i.. 1.
tleorgetowu Ihillroad Company, wcro
luiiiiu ucau 111 uicir bed nt their residence,
No. II1-I0 Diinbarton street, (Icorgctown, this
.,'n'u,lnst fice" f ll,cl" ""va was last
Illlll'Sllnv ninrnttw. u-l. ,. ,
ii 1 ; .. " i.wi. u iiiennuiuKcr
called at the houso and found Mr. Sailer
iiiKiiKcu 111 immune somo woodwork about
IllII tl1ftit illinn tlml !... 11.
... ,...w. u,i.u 111.11, luuu mo iiouso nan
lir.f.i, filncnil V,. m,. ,.nn 1...... . .
....... ... .... ,lc lmo ,.,. BCQn u) t.,
tcr or depart, which circumstance aroused
..., . ulu iiuguiiurs,ouaor whom
V.ll.l,,r...l ,., nnll ....n.. ,!. .1. . . ...
"""",,v" "' "pon uiu 0111 cou pie mis
A ring nt tho front door bell caused no
l'C.Slinnse. . Knurr.li nf llm .,- I .1 .
otlfiil tin, tnnf ,1m, ,i..n ... ...
-., ... ....... .....v utitj iriuijiiicu III 1110
houso had been securely fastened.
Thu stillness of the place moused the sus
picions of the caller to such 1111 extent that 11
Irir.hir.itii.nr. u-.id ti, n,,,,.. .,.... ... . ...... ..
homo on N street and neiiualnteit hlin with
Mr. Sailer at once proccwled to tlm hoin.0,
and belni! unable to ualn 1111 entrniieo tlirouuh
his kiKH'k and Icnroui rliiL-s at tho iloorhell.
forced bis way throiiuli thu (-,.ir doorway
iindaseendliij;thii stairs to the bed ehiunbor
....., ,uu , u.,r iinnai room was a so
-,,-; " ". n,M.upiirti, ..ir. mailer
lilcked upuniixu and relurnhiK to Iho ili,or,
ll'ltll e.it-.irnl lil. .lea 1... ln.....l l.
, ., ' , ' ', . "V.,w,-I,l II 0H.-Il unu ins-
covered ho deail bodied of his (iuiviiIm lying
us though asleep In the bed.
urn iii-iiiiiir Hiiieu inai arose Indicated that
the old couple bad been dead seviral days
On tho bed clothing and about Iho lips of thu
dead persons was u greenish sediment, which
plainly to d that death was euiised by suicide.
No bottles containing ixilson were found lu
tlio room and It Is surmised that the old couple
took I'liilsercen. Tlin iiftnlrlHii great mystery
us no mol Ivufor Mfdeslruclloii can be us
slKiied. They lived together happily, and
had they remained ullvii would li'ivo cele
brated tho Wth annlviisnry of their wedding
The Coroner was linmedhilely notlllcd, nnd
called an Inquest thli afternoon at a o'clock.
ii oidi'ied tlin slomachs Io bu turned over to
Ml. I llldlt'l.l i.limn LI f..H ......!.., . ... .
Will probably bo held on .Monday.
l.llieilllH ullli u .llnjoilly.
I.OMH1X, Dec. r II p, in. Itelunis up to
Ibid lintll-nlirtu- Ilia, ?t07 T ll.,.....1 ninr.
""" ..-v ."., .....iiiiin, . V.OI1
scrvatlves imJ IVJ Nationalists have been
MIXOIl XlllVS XOTKS.
Uloiiiliiiul. Internal Itevenue Colloctor
1 arley yesterday ni;oIuted Ncul Cloveland, u
nephew of tho President, to bo ganger at Siou
n month and fees,
llliiiiu, N. Y.-Hcnry II. llorton, aged Oil
your, Inventor of Ihu Ithaca calendar clock
and autophone, died suddenly Thursday even
ing of neuralgia of tho heart.
lluirlHliiir,;, I'll, Jmlgo Sliiiinonton yes
terday decided tho act prohibiting the manu
facture und sale of oleomargarine In l'cniuyl
Viililn to he uncniHItntlonit).
rrerilinii, l'ii.--l'. Jientel's bank wan
blown open by burglars yesterday morning nt
J o'clock and about ST.inIii In cash and Sl.l.Mi
In Oovermncnt bonds ftolen. .Many valuable
papers and Holes wero burned.
,:J',n!' .Y".rk. (;"y.-Tlio term of the as
Distant United htates treasurer expires on
January 1. Judge Daly ycsterdaycontlnued
the Injunction restraining the sinking fund
commissioners of New York from authorizing
the Issue of additional bonds. Tlio ndvanio
beets of tho annual rcnrt of the New York
I'bainbcrof Commerce have been Issued.
It has been decided that thu law of issapro
lilblllng railways on fifth uu'iiuo Isconstllu
tlonal. ('om.eiiiently no road can bo built
until tho law Is repealed.
.Maryland, Hx-Senator Joseph 8. Allston
of St. .Mary's County died of typhoid fever.
Improvements In Salisbury still continue.
-liiMimo sections of Dorchester County
largo numbers nf unemployed oysterinen aro
roaming about In search of food and sholter.
-- The now board of county commissioners1
of Allegheny organized with John Schiller us
president. At Camhrldgo tho death war
rant was read to Charles Williams, eolonsl,
who Is to bo hung January H for felonloui as
sault on .Mrs. IlllzaJ. Keeiio. Several bold
burglaries aro retorted from Crlsfleld. A
young man named Augustus Ilamsbiirg was
tlirowii from a horso nenr l'rederlct and
Killed. Tho II. ,t (1. Itnllroad l'oniiaiiy has
inirehaKcil for Sls.oon thoMiiglll proRrty, lu
Irederhk, tube iim'iI as a telegraph, oiprcnn
ami ticket office. Tho Jury lu tlio eumi of
Charles A. lliigbart, on trial lu tho circuit
Court of Charles County for Iho murder of
Augiihl us in yant. returned n verillet ot man
slaughter, und Judge llrooko sentenced
lliigbart to n term of four years und Mx
mouths In the penitentiary.
l.iiNt W'coU'h I'nlliuoH.
The business failures occurring throughout
the country during tho last seven dajs, nsre
ported to II. (I. Hun .t Co., niiinber for the
United Stales U'l'l and for Canada W, or a total
of Ul'J failures, as against a total of i.TI last
week, and U 10 the week previous. There Is a
coiisldcrablo Inereaso noted In tho Southern
nnd Western States. In thu other sections of
tho country failures nro fuwln number com
paratively. Knit AguliiNt ;n IMlllllbei',
(ienrge S. Prlnclle, by blsiiltornoys, Meisrs.
Worlhliigton and llcald. has entertHl suit
against It i. Canipbi'll to recover 8J0.U10
dninagi-Hfiirliijuiles to his family and prop
oils HinniKli dcfii'llvo pliiinbluganil ewei