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"Utile dn, : , rlnlsrV Ink,
A Utile ti,e 'displayed,1
Muko mir morcliant prliicos,
And nil their M purmle."
Now In llii! Ilmc to ndvortlso dolldn g 1 1 Is
In Inn iniTU.
V. o Critio ii deliver! for 35c. pr nuntb.
AS YOU LIKE I r.
"All tlin world' it slugo,
Ami nil (ha men and women tneHr plriym
They Imva their exits and their entrances,
And ouo mmi In his tlmo plays many parta."
The part a successful Washington dishics
tnnn play Is toudnrtl'c In T.m Cntm.
Want! of 3 lints in Tho Critic 3 tiniM 35).
P1UCE TWO OBtfTS.
3STIT YEAlt---YIIOLE NO. 5,-11.0.
WASIUNOTOK, TX a, MTVIIIIAY BTKKJKO. DKC'BMBEIl 19, 1885.
juuu r qg
WoonWAun & LoTiiRor.
Hiile nffliWitliiiniH HIHti.
Those desiring to make
presents of Silk Fabrics
should not fail to examine
Our line of 35c Colored
Satins is again complete
more than forty different
shades proper far linings,
fancy work, doll dresses, &c.
Our celebrated "Regatta
Brand" American Bl'k Gros
Grain Silk, in ten distinct
qualities, each unrivalled in
A (Juallty, R7.Vc.
( I" Sl.CO.
II " 1.18ji.
V Quality, 9U17K.
(1 " Sl-M.
11 " 81.0'-!..
I " 81.75.
U " Sl.-a.
K " . z-'.'.OU.
ltn.t l.riinil In the mnrkel.
OiiltiotV lllnek Gros (Irnln Silks.
ci i-l i . l Ml. tll.Mt. SMXIncr vnril
Sl-lnch 'illnck Fiillln Francois, 81, 31.1'.
Sl.V-i iH-inrli, sujonniisi.,,-). .
til-Inch Flno Mock Faille Vclonllno, S-1 per
ill-Inch Flno Illnck Falllo Horn, $1.33 nnd
Sl.CO ler yiml. ...
Sl-lnch Illnck Surnli Diagonal, noiownnd
handsome fndrlo for wulklng dresses, only 8-.
''"lack Heavy isllk Mervclllcux, $1, St.l-';i.
S1.S3 per yiird.
Fine Stock of Black Silk
Surahs, at 59, 69, 75, 85c,
$1.00, 1.25 and 1.50 per pd.
Each number a bargain.
Handsome lino of lllack Silk llrocados. In
dcslrabto designs; 530, SI, 31.SJ, SI.W uud
8-.2.- per ynrd. . ...
Illnck Fckln Strlpo Silks. SI.
lllack Watered Silks, 81.78 anil $! per ynnl.
a "specials" In lllack Gros Uraln tetlku, ID
Inch, WJ and 70o per yunl.
34 different shades of fine
Silk Rhadamcs, were good
value at$i. 50; we sold them
right along at $1.25. Now,
as a special inducement to
close the stock, we offer
$1.1 I per Yunl,
3 llliTcrent shades of "Aincrlcnn" Colored
Cros (iruln Silks, only 3i per yard, .
To comblno Willi tlio nborc, wo oiler nn clo
pant lino ot Stoned llrocudcs, In exquisite do
Hgns, making liandomu evening costumes.
A Silk Dress would make
a particularly acceptable
and appropriate Christmas
present. Look to us for
WOODWARD Ss I.OTHItOl'.
Chi'istiunH Nnlti nfUliiiiltetH.
To the thrifty housewife
these would make the most
acceptable Christmas pres
ent, and at these prices, con
sidering their real worth.are
Nowhere else is there such
a generous money's worth
of solid Blankets given as is
now being offered by us.
Fine 10-1 Wlilto Wool lllankcts, worth 33.33
"jrino" il-IWhlto Wool niankets nt 83.50,
Flno Wlilto Wool Mankcts, full sir, only 31;
Wo took ono dollar off tho prlco of our very
lino lllankcts, which madoa consldcrablo
holo In tho stock1, nevertheless wo can yet
show some of each lino ut SO, S" and 33 per
Print Comforts with pure
cotton batting sewed to hold
and in such a manner as not
to run down at the heel; or,
rather at the corners. Dol
lar ones for 75c; others at
proportionate prices, as high
as Satin Eider Downs at
$25, with any quantities be
Look to us for the best
value hereabouts in Christ
mas Blankets and Comforts.
(Third floor; tako tho elovator.)
WOODWAHD & LOTHKOP.
ClirlMtniUH Cui'tiilii Hci'lniM,
Not only for curtains, but
for fancy aprons.
75 pieces I,aco Strlpo nnd Open-Work Cur
tain Scrims, In good variety of styles, ileal
Only 13o per yard.
W pieces English Curtain Scrim, wortli 30c,
only 31o per yard.
(Third lloor; take tho olov.ltor.)
WOODWAllD & LOTUUOP.
ClirlHtiniiH Tnblci Linens.
Having closod out n largo lino of Dloachod
Linen Tulilo Damasks of thoeclcbrutel maim
facturo ot Win. I.Uldcll is Co. of llolfast, Ire
land, at n great discount trom cost of Impor
tation, wo nro olfcrlng our customers tin ex
traordinary opportunity to supply their
Christmas 'tables with lino Table Linens ut
exactly half tho usual prlco.
WOOIAVAUD & LOTIIUOP.
IVIu-lit Turiifil Into ny.
Our customers are in
formed that we will keep
open evenings during the
next week, and instead of
lighting our establishment
with poor gas, or flickering
electric light, we have a
bright, steady electric light,
and advise all who can pos
sibly do so, to shop between
5 and 9 p. m., as we can
then give them not only the
light of day, but the time
and attention impossible to
give during the crowded
hours. Come early or late
if you wish to avoid the
WOODWAKD & LOTIIROl',
Boston Dry Goods House,
One Price Only,
921 Pa. ave. 912 D st.
Allliough Clulsttnns ha. not yet
mntlu Hi oppenrnuce, mut nil lliu pretty
tilings wo Imvo In our stock ltnvo not
yet been disposed of, It U nccoasrtry for
us so ns to glvo you plenty of lluio to
prepare to toll you wo nro ready to
supply you with nil kinds of goods for
Itcceptlon Dresses. You cannot delay
any longer purchasing tho ncccssarlos
for a New Year's dress, and wo will
now toll you what wo can supply you
with and afwlmt prices.
"Wo have Sntln In evening shade for
This, of course, l not a good quality, nor
has It tho merit of Hotter (Jradcs, but In up
penranco Is n good Imitation of tho higher
Then wo nro selling a 76a quality of
Satin In evening similes Tor
This Is nlco Sntln, nnd tho colors nro tho
snmonstho better goods from thoso prices.
o nave sunn up 10 mo unesi gnuies.
Evening shades In Ottoman SHU for
Mighty pretty goods for tho money.
All Silk Ottoman for
$1.60 por Yard.
Tho best goods ccr offered for that prlco.
All-silk Surahs In evening shades for
OOo. por Yard,
fiurnli Is a lovely toft material for oronlng
Wo have a belter gratia Surah for
Kvenlng shades of Striped Satins,
45o. por Yard.
This Is tho cheapest goods over offcrod.
Tho shades aro us perfect us tho best goods,
uud wo warrant It perfect throughout.
A handsomo lino of I1HOCADED
SATINS, In Cream, White, Light
Illuc, Pink, Nllo Green and other
evening shades, for
Kvenlng shades In IJrocadcd Silk,
handsomo designs, for
$1.25 por Yard.
Satin Ilhadnmcs.'.Tcrscy Silks, Jlorlo
Satins nnd Gros Grain Silks In all
shades suitahlo for evening wear.
Two-toned Satins in evening shades
$2.76 por Yard.
Thco nro very flno Roods.
Uroended Satins In evening shades
suitable for panels ami dress fronts for
$1.15 por Yard.
A magnificent assortment of evening
shades of llrocaded Velvets for
$3.00 por yard.
Also an excellent assortment of
Fiizo lirooado Velvets nnd handsomo
llrocauo Velvets of nil kinds suitable
fofpancls and dress fronts.
Also handsomo Passcmcntcrlo and
Headed Prouts to match or contrast
with the material desired.
Fringes in Bead or Chenille, in light
Laces of nil kinds nnd any quantity
desired, from tho cheapest to tho best,
to trim these materials.
Flush and Chenlllo Halls, which aro
now used for trimming; nlso lu our
Albatross in white and light bluo for
Hotter Goods In nil colors forSOo, d'tic, 75o
22-inch Nuns' Veilings, in all light
shades for evening wear, for
88-Inch Niius' Veiling, in nil Its light
All-wool Ilatlsle, Doublc-width Ba
This Is both dollcato nnd showy Roods, and
for reception and oronlin; wear, whoro silks
nro not worn, this Is ouo of tho most com
Wo received somo of tho latest nov
elties lu Kuehlug for reception and
Wo havo n nlco selection lu Flno
Laco llandkerehlofs nnd Fichus, which
nro also requisites for rccoptlon ami
Jouvin's Kill gloves in light and
opera shades for OOo und OOo; -1-liut-ton,
Ileal Jottvln, O80, rogular prlco,
?i,u; u-muioii, ucai jouviu, uuo.
regular prlco $2.23.
Tho latest styles In Collars nnd Cuffs
nnd Light or wlilto Ties, sultablo for
reception and ovonlng wear, lu pique,
lawn, silk or satin, and In either How,
Four-In-IIand, 'leek or Fulled shape,
Head our siiBKOstlvo list In to-day's Tost;
It will help you to seloet somcthln;; sultablo
fur a Christmas present.
Don't disregard our friendly admo
nition to buy your Itooks NOW. Wo
tiro going to dispose of our entire sfock
of Books at less than publisher's
pi lees, aud our Christmas aud Now
Year's Cards at less than manufac
STRICTLY ONE PRICE,
420-422-124-420 Sovonth St.
Open until 0 p, in, until after tlio Holidays,
Secretary Whitney in Favor of Sus
pending Silver Coinage.
Tho Ofilco of Third Assistant PoJtnmUr
General. NO CHANGE CONTEMPLATED.
A .Mpciliil lti'tlrlug Itniinl Ordered to
lllcvt In Sun Antonio.
CALLERS AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
Callers at tho Wlilto House Among
thol'rcldenl'scnllcri to-day wero Attorney
General (larland, Secretary Whitney, Senators
.Iuckon, Hiirrlion and Jl organ, ltcpresenta
tlves.I.JI. Taylor, Warner, Collins, I.yinan,
llanunfind, Necce. McCrcary, llvuns, l'eltl
bone. Itobertson, t'nrlotnn, C'otmtock. Ilrcek
vnrlilRU of Kentucky and O'Neill of Pennsyl
vania; nlso General Franklin of Now York.
Secretary Whltnoy on Sllvor. At tho
lcccntNow York tncrllnn favorlnir frco silver
inlniiRO, It was said that a letter hail been re
ceived from Secretary Whitney Indorsing the
objects of tho mecllna. This rcpurt has boon
tiikciins Indicating u lack ut harmony In tliu
uiiiinu ilium 1110 i-roiiiciirs siivit policy.
Seel clary Whitney denies li.ivlnc written such
n letter nnd says that ho Is In faorof tho sus
pension of tho present silver coinage.
Treasury Fromotlons. Tho following
promotions wcro miulo to day In tho Treasury
Department: 1'rank II, Cletsments of Alabama
fioinS'JOUto ?l,(moclass In tho otllcooMhu
Fourth Auditor; Geort'o A. French of Now
Hampshire from I'lossHtoclass I, In tho ofllco
of thoTiensurcnWin. II, Giilnnlson of .Mary
land fioin class :j to class I In the ofllco of tho
Sixth Auditor John N. IlenpH of NoV York
from class 2 to clu-H ;i In tlio ofllco of tho Com
niNsloner of Customs.
Volunteer Soldlora' Asylums. Tho
Hoard of Jlniiacers for tho Asylums for Ills-
ublcd Volunteer Soldier concluded its meet
ing hero last nlifht and i-ovcral of tho mem
bers left this morning for their homes, (feu
dal W. II. 1'ranklln and Colonel Leu, A. Har
ris wcro appointed 11 committee to visit tho
homo at Hampton, Vn and will leave by tho
steamer this evening for Fort Monroo to In
spect tho now hospital. Tho climates for
tho tlscal year ending .luno .'10, IRS", nro 31,11V
W to eaio' for tho lo.OOJ benellclarlos of tho
Tho South Atlantic Station. Secre
tary Whitney will tnko no action tor somo
time yet toward ordering n flag ofllccr to com
mand the South Atlantic Station. Itear-Ad-mlral
Karl Knglhh has been detached and Is
now on his way homo to bo retlrolnott
February, and as tho Lancaster, which Is tho
only vessel on tho station, has cono to Mada
gascar nnd will not return to ltlo do .Iiinelro
before Apill. there Is no haste In tho matter
of n now detail. Comniodoro.lohn H.ltussell,
now commanding tho Mnro Island Navy-Yard,
has been urged for tlio detail, but thero Is no
probability that he will bo ordered.
Tlio Third Assistant Postmnstor-Gon-ornlslilp.
It Is stated upon excellent
nuthoilty that tho President told Governor
Gray of Indiana, who called upon him to urga
the appointment of Jlr. Kd. Henderson as Third
Assistant rostmnstcr-Gcnoriil, that ho had no
Idea, at this time, of removing Mr. A. 1.
Ilnzi'ii from that position, Itlsanopen secret
that tho l"reldent was most favorably Im
pressed with General Karen when ho called
that gentleman to tho Wlilto Itimso to consult
him In regard to tho lustul matters treated ot
In his message, and If nuy ouo Is curious us to
wuniL'oionei MiasiuuiKsoi nisinira assist
ant, that eu rloslty can bo grat lflcd by glancing
ut the very complimentary manner in which
ho refers to that assistant lu his annuul rejiort
A Special Itotlrlnp; Board. The Presi
dent has ordered nn army special retiring
board to conveno at San Antonio, Texas, to
cxamlno First Lleuteuunt James V. Simpson,
Third Cavalry, for retirement. Tho board
consists of Colonel Elmer Otis, Eighth Cavalry;
I.louteuant-Colonel Nelson II. Sweltzcr,
Eighth Cavalry; Llcutcnnnt-Colonol Edward
1. Vollurn, surgeon; I.leutenaut-Coloncl Ed
ward M. lloyl, luspector-genoral, aud Major
Joseph 1. Wright, suigeou, with n recorder,
who will bo detailed by llrlgadler-Goneral
Stanley, commanding tlio Department of
Texas. Lieutenant Simpson was promoted to
captain In November, lbHI, but was rejected
by tho Senate, It being alleged In tho army
that ho bad married a dlsreputablo publlo
woman In Arizona, Ho was again nominated
and failed of conllrmatlon, and recently tho
Attorney-General decided tlutthooflleernext
In rank was entitled to tlio promotion, nud
First Lieutenant K. S5, Steover was promoted
to euptnln In his place. Captain Simpsou was
placed in tho Insane Asylum hero for somo
time, and ho will bo examined now for his al
leged uicntul troubles.
I'nniUTK Coi'iiT Justice Hngncr. An ex
emplified copy of tho will of Henry Waring of
Montgomery County, Mil,; filed for record.
Will of Thomas Hutchinson; lllod lor probato
nnd 1 coord. Estatoof William E. Schoeuborn;
exceptions to administrator's account tllod.
In ru will of Mary J. Wright; Issues tiled. Es
tate of Charles E. Sherman; petition of Mary
L. Lantz for letters of administration.. Estate
of Sarah J. Thompson; motion to suspend f ur
t her proceedings In tlio caso for cause. Es
tate of Charles D, l'oarson; will admitted
to probato and record. K-dnto of Cornelius
Donoven; order appointing M. O. Emory, Jr..
administrator; bond, Sl,oi. In ro guardian
ship of children of Henry Mclutlre; guardian
given authority to increase allowance to
SI-WITT CocnT Justlco Hngncr. Tayloo
vs. Warren; former decree mod I lied as to jmr
chase, Albright vs, Ilnrdlsty: commission to
get answer ot infant defendants ordered to
issue. Mlddnugh vs. Wilson; causo remandod
to examiner for further proceeding. Grinder
vs. Diihincy; order substituting John E, Mo
Nally as trustee. Grinder vs. Grant; order
substituting C. S. Mooro as trustee. Holm vs,
Evening Critic; application to fllo amended
nnd supplemental bill denied.
CiucciT Couiit, No. 2 Justico Morrlck.
Glenn, trustee, vs, Dodge; demurrer over
ruled Willi tho leave to plead. Now Orleans
National Hank vs. W- 0. Greslmm; leave to
withdraw lepllcntlon nnd tlio demurrer uud
CniMiNAt. Couiit Justlco MaoArtliur.
Illchaid Norton. mnnlaughti'r;nrrulngod uud
pleaded not guilty, Itlchard J. I.ee, murder;
Ciiicuit Corirr. No. 1-Jiistlco Cox. Shin
man vs. Mngarlty; pleas stricken out. except
ing llrst. Van Ingen vs. Merrlmaii; demurrer
sustained. Gaddls vs. Young; Judgment for
plaintiff. Host vs. llufty: motion for bill of
particulars granted. Miller A .lonos vs.
Hobby et ill.; demurrer sustalnod. Mnrbury
vs. Croploy et ul.; demurrer sustained.
(lli'AMiu vs. V. M. II. It.; demurrer overruled,
with leave to plead.
l'ni.ici: I'omiT- Judge Snell. Ilenjamln II
Greiuwell. threats: personal bonds. l!cu..lnck-
son, colored, assault! 810or thirty days. Hugh
Ilcniy, assault, continued oii$.imi bonds. Seth
l.uinsford, Georgo Swansbiirg, Henry lluglios
und August Mason, vagrancy; bonds or unity
ilays ci'ch lu the workhouse. .Mary Dorsoy,
lofored, larceny; Sio or thirty days. .
Itceent ItoliberlcN Iteportod,
Tdostabloof It. L. 1'oe, 1311 Four-and-a-half
btrect, was forced opo 1 nnd SM worth of
harness nnd other property Btolen hist ovon
lng. A lap rolio wortli S7.S5 was stolen from
Dai Id I .aiitlinin's delivery wagon lesterday.
Tlioclollies-iino or Elizaiioin Toms, ill 1'
street Miiithwost, was relieved of J'1.5) worth
uf clothing yesterday.
One thousand cigars worth S7 wero stolen
f I mil tho delivery wagon yesterday uflcriioou.
Tlio I.oiiIho Homo Taxes.
Tho Commissioners havo Informod Mr. W.
W. Corcoran. In reply to Ids letter respecting
taxes on tho Louise Home, that-thoy cannot
join wild htm In urging legislation looking to
cancellation of ullniieclal assessments against
AtsHlBiiiiiout nt I.oiiIm (.oldninii.
An tisslgument lias been made by IiuiiU
Goldman of bis stock nt No. 1S00 Ponnsylviiuhi
nveiiuo to Leopold Luchs for tho benefit of bis
Mm. Dm fWHt te fcnti tutor in wn
. twilii.n. MM
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TtwkMlw i4 IW OliM iWnni""
Nnr Yrm' (Uy Inm UnKMinlW im
Km UH-r will I lt7r.iTl.ri
Mliw Mnrtan. rvfty. Br1. J.4wtuw
ml Ml AUrr Mill aft' Mft"M W alflMi
rcxinf iwim wan ann "wi
TlifT nil UMM IM "TfUOMM
TV ldr .4 th (hMm't X wHlBf .
rratlr RrM al Ml. KwNkiiM' kan- WW
to irrarn all iMr ratto lr nant. with Ik M
fnlhm otitmnrr InTftaaiia aal. wfctrk
will lw x-kiiowMfnl Wy ll
A inornlmt rantvmfmtmry mf. " II
Minister unl Mm Rm(rfihM
lliitit- wrlr an WmlnrwlBV rrmit
(Him l ilwr ln-rti ( Ihr uMnkMlk
Mino. IlcntrntktoM TO Iht l(e ,4 II
svrollsli Jllnlslrr. mxl nrt uf ur. Wort
Colonel W. I.. Ilruwn. nmnrMnro( Ikr !fcw
York .V, ir. toM n-l.-ntT lb oM Tun
inniision on Ijifayrtlw Myuui' In Wi Inr lM
rnmeron. lor jwt.hw. Twmnnm
fisxi.LCU unit Iins enmlisrl wnih $U
pairs. 'IlieTii)li-itwnslofl l a Jargv, 4Mihi,
olil-fnshlomal n-sldnii. Imllt ntlrli ran
ngn, nnd Is locntisl on I bo Mt ( lfrM
I'nrk, near tlio Exi-omlvr Mnki. rUir
Cameron wllliH-cupylt nswmn ot thr rr4tlhM
Is (simplitisl. Tlio Hirt-lma was madi ttvwMTi
Thus, .1. H-her .V Co.
The fully Clilli hold Itstlilrd mralltic Uat
rienlng nt.Mr. It. W. IVnulik's r-M-iiri.
No, l.iiuN stris-t. Tln'csnf,i lha rvi-nlnf
was by lion. Ilorntlo Klnr. ditsllliur th" Hr
I'liinstnnci'S eolineeloil wltli tlm iHr. of
Maou anil Slldcll, their lin-fl,.nm-n In Fort
Wnrreit. linton llnrlior, nnd tliclr iWlmi in
tlio Ilrltlsh Government. Mrs Holt imr.m
amuslnir ri-eltntlon. nnd Miss J E. TlH,miM.,n
leclted "Cassandra llmwn," with "My
Mother's Hands" fornn nieorp Ainoncth"4
present were Mr. and Mrs. Tiilln-rt. Mr hikI
Mrs. W. W. Wrluht. Dr. Illskoof lins.Klrii. N.
Y.i Miss Flora Lanoof llarre, Vt-i Mwlam
HntTcldt.iiiidMr.J. S. I'oluo.
Commenting on American female Immtux.
tho liilffOtntn says: Wushlngton soolety Iih
marked representatives of somo of tho iiular
styles of American beauty, Wnshliigtim
society Is so kaleidoscopic that wo only get it
glimpse of iK'ople before they nro ofimvl
nwny again. Nearly everyone goes to Wmtli
lugtoii, lint strangers rarely rem.ilu iimre limn
n few weeks at most, Of tlio residents of
Washington. Mrs. Don Cameron Is considered
by many to bo tlio most beautiful is-rson In
society. Altliaighmany years Iier husband's
Junior, nud tho stepmother ot six children,
sho still presents a tuow unllned liy can1,
and u voice and manner as gay nnd youthful
as possible. Constant lato hours nnd lint
wear aiid tear attendant upon tlio onerous
task of continual entertaining whlclihcr hus
band's official Isisltlou exacts, has not told
upon her nt nil, Mrs. Hellyar. the CukII'Ii
wlfoof ono of tlio members of llm llrltlsli I
gatlon, wlio inado sticli! a furor in Wiisldng
ton Inst winter, does not comiure In nuy way
In point of beauty to Mrs. Cameron. Mm.
llellyar's tlguro Is her strong lxiint. nnd slm
dresses to perfection, but her laee. although
with pretty curves and tints, lacks expression.
Till: AllMY A SI) X.l IT.
Orders, Iletnlls, 1, cuius, rurlniigliH und
Otliot- .Matters of Intorest.
Colonel Albert Tracy, tr. H. A., retired (for
merly Tenth und Fifteenth Infautryi, has
temoied fiom Exclcr, N. 11., to Amherst,
Captain Thomas Sharp, Sovcnlccnth Iiifmi
tiy, who Is on sick leave from Fort Toltcn,
Dakota, lias cono from New York city to
his homo at Carlisle, 1'u,
Captain Leopold l'arkcr. First Infantry,
(formerly Foutth Cavalry), who Is on sick
leuvo from Fort Lowell, Aruona, Is at Mandii
tin, Florida, for his health.
Colonel Ilcniy 11. Urlstol, I'. S. Army, re
tired (formerly Fifth Infantry), has removed
to tills city from New York city, for tho win
ter, und is llvlngat No, "Cooko I'luvc, Georgo
town. First Lieutenant Henry II, Caston, Marino
Corps, Is ordered from tho .liinlatn to duty at
tlio Norfolk Marino Ilarracks, as soon as tlio
guard of tho vessel Is transferred to tlio
llrooklyn Marine Ilarracks,
Army Furloughs Authorized. To First
Sergeant Jacob Marhack, Troop II, Fifth Cav
alry, Fott ltcno, I.T.. for four months; Private
John Sllner, Hattcry K, Third Artillery, Wash
ington Ilarracks, thirty days,
Army Leave Granted, First Lieutenant
William W. Wothcrspoon.reglinentnl quarter
master, Twelfth Infantry, Madison Ilarracks,
Snckctfs' Harbor, N. Y ono month from Do
cembciJS. CaptnlnIoiold O.l'urker. First
Infantry, Fort Lowell, Ariz., four mouth's ex
tension of sick icavo.
t.oldcn Cross aiuttei't.
At n meeting of llnleyon Commandcry last
evening, tho following ofllccrs wcro elcctod
for tho ensuing term: Noblo commander, C.
E. II. Holmes; vlconoblo commander, Samuol
J. Armstrong; prolate, Dr. William Goddcs,
noblo K. of It.. Georgo II. Cllno; flnaiicl.il K.
of lt Charles Drown; treasurer, John Hum
phrey; herald, Addison Walker; warder of
Inner gnto, Wales Hubbard; warder of outer
gate, Georgo J. I'. Wood; past noblo com
mander, Hobcrt D. Mestcn; trustees, Jonathan
M.Andrus, William Gcddcs, Samuel J. Arm
strong; delegates to Grand Commandcry,
Georgo J. 1'. Wood; alternate, Addison
Tho following nro tlio oftlccrs-elcct of St.
John's Commandcry for tlio tcim commencing
January 1: Dr. ltudolph Itavenburg, N. O.j
Mrs, EmllvMoffalt, N. V. C.j MIssAnnlo U.
Mtindcll, W. P.: Jnmosll. I'eake, N, K.of It.;
John N. I'.hlc, F. K.of It.; Mrs. Emma Mo
Kim, treasurer; T. M. Downing, W. II.; Mrs.
Margaret McCutchen, W. of tho I. G.; Edward
It, Harbour, W. of tho O. O.; Dr. S. A. II. McKlm,
Samuel Mtihoncy and Samuel II. Decker,
trustees; Dr. S. A. II. McKlm. roprescntatlvo
to Grand Commander)', uud Johu N. Eldo,
Thoofllccrs-olcct of tho subordinate com
manderlcs of tho United Ordorof tho Golden
Cross will bo Installed by tlio grand com
mander of tho District of Columbia, assisted
by tho grand ofllccrs, on tho following oven-
IUK-, i uinjunm S.U1I1IIIUUWV1, , m .u.fiiKuy
oi cuing, January 1, In German Hall; St. John's
Commandcry, Thursday evening, January 7,
nt Mct'nulcy'a Hall; Halcyon and Meridian
cominanderles.ndual installation on Friday
evening, Januarys, nt Stldlmm's Hull. Tho
threo hitter will bo open to tho public. An
entertaining programnio will udd to tho In
terest. Tlio l.oti Iiudei- 'I'i'liil.
When tho Criminal Court roconevnod this
morning tho defense In tho Loo murder case
Inttoduccd further ovidenco to prove Loo's
Insanity. It was also shown that Leo had
been drinking nnd made repeated threats of
self-destruction unless his wlfo returned to
livo with him.
Tho testimony ns to tho mental condition of
Leo was both contradictory und conflicting;
nnd ns to tho whereabouts of l.eo on tlio morn
ing ot tlio homlcldo his brother nnd tho tat
ter's wlfo told stories which did not har
monize, nud left no doubt that ono or tho
other was not telling the truth.
Dr. W. W, Godding was oxamlnod ns nn ex
pel t, and then tho defeudnnt rested.
The Gov eminent examined n few wltnossos
111 rebuttal, which concluded the testimony
In tlio ease, und tho argument was entered
A Serious Hrlvlni; Accident.
Hugh Hcaly, the ooachman for Mr. Cliarlci
I'ason, ex-Third Assistant Secretary of Stnto,
was charged before tliu I'ollco Court this
morning with driving his team against Au
gustus Stclhcl, aged 7,1 years, on tho Avenuo
last night. Tlio prosecuting attorney stated
to the court that tho old gentloinaii was so
badly injured that ho lias been attacked
with hemorrhages. Tho caso went over on
Tlio HluyorM of Htt'l'licii Tyrell.
At tlio rcnuoit of District Attornoy Worth-
Ington today Justlco MaoArtliur sot for trial
on next Wednesday tho eases of Hubert Orr
nnd Frank Gnllngher, Indicted for tlio murder
of Stephen Tyrol I. Tho District Attornoy said
that ho was satlslled that It was u caso of
manslaughter and should not press for n
U'l'dlct bejond that.
Itenl t'.slnto TnuiNlVrs.
Tho following transfers of real estate havo
been recorded; James II. Austin to Joseph
Trainer, lot !, -'inure TStl, girt); William L.
llrown to .lames llonuld Cameron, lots 10 uud
II, square ail, Sl)7,eoo.
Itlclmrd . oil on Ai'i'iilneil.
Itlcluud Norton, colored, who killed Frank
llaiucs lastsntuiday liy kicking him in tho
stomach, whs arraigned lu tlio Criminal Court
to-day. Tho caso will be called lor trial uot
Tlio Centre Jim Uct's CIunIiioss,
Tlio Washington Centre Market Compauy
reduced its bonded Indebtedness over SI.'.lKM
ilurltn. the current vcar lti Income this
I ycur Is upwards uf JW.ouo.
THE HOl'SG IX SRS8I0N.
Awiitiotal ContUMS Cmtad and
tlM Knr til Adopted,
nm mmommoK mut,.
H QUI It Up for 0)9-
KOTOW A MOOD ton B98IKB6S
MitPfM N IHM iMtrssstmwl tiy Sii
Aotovuniauir nu, mondat.
UN tUmtr MM of Ik ClfHol mnnnpollMit
Ik ttanlma uf UMimii tn4r. Ik Hsmatc
MM Mm In PMii, awl tka mri wero
wn IIM wkon Ik sn4 Ml. chaiUln
IHMni uKiwiBiwI JJhI Ikfw (jnartrrs of
MknHe In yr. Tb Juwml tw lh- rrl
mum m iii i Mnrnmir m inr iiimtr.
(lsunHMii iaUisnrisrlk Mkxd unanl
t roaM.sf lass Itrfal fs-fln
tloa arrrarir sl.l bf thr Umiati- pr-nkllag
h illlnc ni aDarfajHaM for Ike Cuaml
Noarr of I'atrals. Tk rrxdulhaii wis
Aa tatttalkm to the ajtrajibfta of I He Hnnar
toatletMl HhN.siIi iyral aa1 amiih Amor
Iran K.imi ,n CunfraMkMwiI 4a was
lakl lpfun- U Htmaa
Tfiwattlifsiiil ni Illinois pi
ll the o,bilHi that the nrlb-r t tin
(intacn-ss 4 tit l aHl Matea tbnaU nmaMrr
Htkrlr duly I., afspra Ihh oiartnnH to
Hthtah- wHh tfae laatblalun o ulbar Aawriraa
Mr. nixHevof ManUntl akt naanlamtis
rMwat tf the cuaihUraHna of Ihst lri-klim-tlal
Mr M.Tl..n ) llltm. .4in-(a4 until ho
liwl laid Issf'sn- tlw Hoajaa a reaniotlon ap
srorvl by lli ComnUtasr tin Utile f,lln
rieithsn af lloiian nsmarittm hi the HI,-'-tbHl
ot lTi-kl, n( and Mtt-Prrsldrnt. on He
fotm in Hh i Irll Hrttn-e, on rntUall,m and
AismiiI t Dm- llotiar, on Anarrn-an Hhlo
tinlMInf ihI MilpownlM lBt,srl aad u
the Aleolsillc I.1' TraSi
Mr lli'UKuii ( Texas ilemamled a eiarate
Vote on the iniiNMltkm to r-stalilUtt a aklp
Jii n.u.mlius aad II Was adofileil wttkout
Mr. s.Tlne, r ,,f lllltHshi deajiantlt-d a n4e on
Iht' Ms -llh.ti tomlanllslia lkUr IralH.-ctrininllt.-i.
awl II wa udopted li lll II
Tliethlttitii lutes t re all i toe Ik-ui'H-Mtk-Mr.
Mr. Morrison rrH was Own ud.ted a
n v bob
Mr. Hsd .r Maine mmrd tin- prlntlnf of ".,
CIO rolitvs it On- anu-ndisl ruin, Mr. lleacan
objtt-tisl on Hh- ft, mods ,4 eeottomv. Init was
lotisl down and the islnllon a..,ot.
Mr. llndlcy ot Mainland ajraln asked nnanl
m.Mlsii.lisolit In take up tint Privkk-ntlal sue
iimIoii bill Mr listen ul Kansas ohk" t'"d.
mid the inntti r went oti-r.
The Joint risi.liitlini , y the emidoyesi of
Coiigreos iiml Hh- ( apllnl j-ll-- tlH-lr lk-,-eni
her sHlurli's IsiKTinlsT tf unanimously
Mr. llinnmi.nd of Oc,rt asked iin.mlin.iiis
conunt loeoinirn-nctia call for bills to-day
Mr. l.i. wry of Indiana ohjei-usl Mr Ham
lnond then asked uuanlimma -.nist-nt to In
troduce Ids bills, owtmr to the noci'sslty for
bis looting for dome to-night. This was
crnnted nnd Mr. Humtnond Inlnslmtid m-v
cml bills of GeorglH Intermit. The same s-til
lego was irrnntisl .Mr IImwihi of Indiana und
he IntriKlucnl n number of bills, among which
was one to nutliorlre Hh' t'uHtol, North (I
Street .V South Vasilnttwi llallwar of thk
tlty to exti tut Its tracks. Somuother mem
tiers nsked tho privilege to Introduce bills
but were suppressed,
Mr. l'livuo Introduced n res.jhitl,in fornn In
vestigation of tlio lA-hinann "iv. InvoUbir
nllcged customs Irregularities ul tlw lrtof
NewY'nrk. Ohji-cteil to.
Tlio motion for n call of stales for bills was
renewed, and objected to by Mr. Under
worth. Mr. Ilandall urged the necessity for
commencing n call ol states, ns such a call 1
may otherwise prevent adjournment on Mon J i
Mr. Peters of Kansas, stated that he would
withdraw his objection to Iho consideration
of tho l'lc'ldcntial Succession bill If tlio
llousowas prewired to discuss tlio hill with
proper deliberation nnd care.
Mr. l'llidlcy said tho mssage of tho bill was
Infinitely moro linisjrtant than nny pvei-li
thatcould bo made ii.nlt. and ho iikhIu
called for its consideration us Imiucdlutely
and urgently necessary.
Mr. Goff nsked whether thn bill was
nny more Imiiortaut now tlinu when under it
Itepiibllcan President tlio Democratic side of
tlio lloiisoopisised It.
Mr. Heed ot Maine said thero was nothing
before tlio House demanding so vociferous a
Mr. Flnillej'iiskeil how long tho ltcpubllcnn
sldenf tlic Ibiiiso wanted for discussion and
consideration before it voto could bo reached,
A volco replied. "Four years."
Mr. liccd responded tliat ho was not sup
plying programmes for tho llotno.
Tho Chair said ho heard numerous objec
tions to tho consideration of tliu bill.
Mr. Iliittcrworth withdrew his objection to
tho Call of States, bitttinumbcr of other mem
bers lit oneo objected.
Mr. Tucker of Virginia Introduced a resolu
tion for tho relief of lToneh spoliations claim
nuts, but objection was made to its consUlor
utloii nud on motion of Uiivrrot Indiana,
tliu Houso at 1:1j p. m. adjouruod until Mon
day. THE 1V.1SIIIX0T0N Cl.NTll.lt, ltlll.lVAr.
Senator Ingalls yesterday IntriKluaod by re
Quest n bill to Incorporate tho Washington
Central ll.illro.id Company. Tho bill irmlta
theusoof electrlo motor or cable, and pro
scribes a long routo, reaching ns far nort tins
tho Soldiers' Homo, us far south nstho river,
nnd ns far west as Georgetown University. Tho
Ineornorntois lira named as Samuel I'. llrown.
John ll, Moure, Noah L, Jeffrie, J.I'. Olm
stead, Green II. ltnuni, Chat. V. Pock, Georgo
N. Ulout, N. W. Utircholl und tliclr associates.
TIIU NEW HOl-SB HULKS.
Tho revised rules of tho Houso of Iteprocn
tallies, ns reported from tho Committee on
Utiles, wcro adopted yesterday afternoon by
n voto of iKt) to 70. The Democrats voting lu
tho negatlvowero Dennett, Cowels, Turner,
Hammond, Held, Henderson and skinner of
North Carolina; Humes of -Missouri; Hall of
Iowa; Campbell, Mahonoy, Merrlman, l'lndur
and Spriggs of Now York; Candler. Clomouts
uud Harris of Georgia; Cobb and Hnlman of
Indiana; Compton and Shaw of .Maryland; D.ir
giin, Hemphill, 1'crry and Itlclmrdson nf South
Carolina; Ermentrout, Ilandall, Scott, Sow
den, Wlilto, storm and Swopo of Pennsyl
vania; Fornn of Ohio; Green, MoAdoo nud I'ld
cock of New JerMiy; Forney, Herbert and Mar
tin of Alabama; McMIIUn, Neal und Taylor of
Tennessee, and Wnrncrnf Ohio.
Tho ltepubllcans voting lu tho negative
wero Messrs. Atkinson, Everlnrt, l-'leeger,
Ilnrmer und Jackson of Pennsylvania; llu
ehnnaii, Hires, Lchlbach and l'hehisof Now
Jersoyi llutterwoitli, MeKluloy, Llttlo, Ho
melsund I. II. Taylor of Ohio; Cannon, Hop
kins and Puyson of Illinois; Caswell and Lu
Folletteof Wisconsin; Ely of Massachusetts;
Finn-ton, Ityan and Morrill of Kansas; Imgof
Mnssaehiisetts; Ketcliam and Wudswortli of
Now Yolk, and htralt ot .iltunosota.
Mil. ADAMS AND Till! IIOl'-K UULKS.
llcpi eseiitutti o John J. Adams of Now York,
to whom n great deal of credit nttuchos of
bringing up tho matter of thu revision of tlio
rules ut tills session, sat quietly In Ids seat
during the discussion of tho question, taking
no part in it, but evidently well content to
sco tlio progress of tho ball ho set lum.it Ion.
Dining tlio recess Mr. Adams busied
hlim-elf writing letters to uud getting
answers trom Members and Members-elect,
until ho was enabled to eomo down to Wash
ington wltli fortv names tilcdccd ton roilshm
ot the rules, If they had tohlock all legislation
until tliclr object should bo accomplished
A largo majority of tho Moulders) know very
well that Mr. Adams had u great deal to do
with thorellvulof tlio question ut this time,
and n great deal of -amusement was elicited
from tho filet that Messrs. Morrison und
Springer so completely robbed Mr. Adams of
(O)I.IIITTl'B ON 1;M101.IKI) DILLS.
Tlio appointment of tho Committee on En
rolled Hills win today announced by tlio
S cukcr ns follows Messrs. Neeeo of Illinois,
Mudcr.if Vct Vlrirlnla. 1'li.hcr of Mlchlirnn.
Meltaeof Aikiinnis, Homes of Iowa, Pel kins
of Kansas uud Allen of Massachusetts.
miiji ivriionrciui to iiav.
Mr. llrowne of Indiana, liy special leavo, In
ttoducid a hill In tho Houso today granting
pensions to tho soldiers of tlio Mexican war,
Inerenslng tho pensions of survivors of tho
wnr of 1813 and granting arrears of pensions
to crsoiis rcnslmied b.v sis'elal act; ulso a
bill rcleirlngtotbo t'lesldent (lie coin nivorsy
between tlio I lilted Stairs aud enozuolu lu
lesrect to tlio award of lMiH.
Mr, llanimond introduced a hill tu author
Ize tho withdrawal from warehouses, without
laympnt of tnx.of nlcohol and oilier spirits
lor use In the innnnfarturn of dmg nnd
chemicals; nisi, a MM illreetlint thopaymont
of M,'ito the State of Georglii for moneys
expended fur t he common defen-u In 171 ''.
Hcnalor hrrtnnn Inlrodncnl ii bill yester
day proilillng for the pMymciil to Mrs.
Uanlinn, widow of Hie late admiral, u stun
sflMil lo our cent ii imiind ot the iiggrognln
wi-laht of finis ens) nud used by Ihn lulled
ttes, nnd l en el i for cacli projectile made
rcordlnaVi designs pnttinted by liliu,
HeiiBtor Jlltehell, o( Oregon was yesterday
drsiinatcd lor scivleo on tlieTninsportntlon
lloiites lo the Seaboard, Mines nud Mining
nnd Clnlins Coinmllteos of I do fleiiali). in
iilait" or SeiiHtom I'linicron of I'niinsviviiiiin,
t Mlllnn nml ( liaec. lesimctlveiy
asktd to he
relieved from duty
A Jlinilcrcf Sciilcnceil (olleutli.
I'ittsiii nn, I'a.. Dee. 10.- The court has Just
o et ruled (lie tnnllon fur it now trial of
Kdwnrtl Coffey, the murderer of I'lillecmin
Evans, nnd Ci ITcy has been sentenced to
Ill response lo the usual cpiestlon. Coffey
said: "Tlit vonllct Is most unjust and was
rendered to satisfy the isipiihir clamor which
has bounded mo from the beginning to tie
end. It wan secured by tho most unscriipu
hnismellHsIs by ofllccrs und otliers on purely
personal Hounds." Judge White then pro
nonnred tlieseutenen In n most Impressive
manner. ColTey receliist tlio sentence with
out dlsrlnsliitf nny emotion or weakness l,o
lolid a sllaht eonlrin tlon of tho muscles of
Ida fnee and peek. Ills address wnsdolllerod
In a n aimer lilihly dramatic und thrilling lu
Itunilrrilsi Hilled b.v nu livploslon.
ht I'rTtmniKo. Dee. 19. Dlspnlehes Just
reei-lted litre state that u terrible dynamite
eaplosloN das iN-etirrel III tlio I'leljiisdla
mine. In KllMrin. llic nei-ounls iiroeonlllct
ln as retants the number Killed, ninioes
matlna It ut Us), wdllu others place It ns high
as I .".'.
Tlit liolpliln's Mm Trip.
Ntw Y-iik. Dee. IW.-At 10 o'clock thlt
Kta-nlitK tlu I nltisl 'lutes steuincr 1) ilphln,
Captain Meade, left her anchorage ut tho
Hrouklyn Nary Yard ni'd dendeil out on her
trial trip. Mhi will call nt Newport. It. I., to
ban- her dtnpi.sei udj sled and will then
pnas.sjl -ontli. probably , topping nt S.ivau
Ban, Oa. Her trip will l.i-.t sixty days,
A Holicnt t'oiieein Alluelicil.
M. loii, IhT.lli. IhoSI. liuls stationery
t Hook Com any eonfesfod Judgment yester
day rn favor of Hugh It. Illtdrctli for ?n,n)
for livans and salary. An order of sale was Is
sued, and the sheriff tisik possession of tho
eomi any's slok. The Nubilities of the com-
i any are stated to bo JISU.IM) uud the assets
A llclincllvo I 'Iio In .tloiiti'i'iil.
,,tri:ai. Deo. 19. A destructlio tiro has
Usii nuilnic ut St. lYiinela Xiurcr street rluco
an early hour this inoriilnc. The McDoitgall,
lan-.. c,,minny low- $ldi).orsl. The Iiekliarl
(iiniany, dry rssls. nud Adam Darling.
hlnawnre, an-iiiMiheni) losers. Tho total
l,s Is i.Vi.in.
.Iny Isould'N VI Intel- t'liilsc.
Xi.m Yonk. Dee. tO.-Thc WnrlJ s.iys that
.ley Gould will leave town on tho Mulntita Tor
southern jwrls In a tew day, and Hint he will
lrac din properly In charge of n committee
mnisiMsil of llusaell tsdge. A. I.. Iloplllns, II.
M. Iloxle, and George J. Gould.
I'iimIiIci- lliitiliaid Coiivlcteil.
Cm i too, Ikt-. lv. Tli jury lu tlio case of
Y.x (ashler Hubbard of tlio broken bank of
Monmouth at 10 o'clock tills morning re
turned a verdict ot guilty on nil tlio oimtitt lu
tlw Indictment except Hie ninth nnd tenth.
Tun Veins for .llnnslnimlitef.
C'niiAi.o. Dec 111.- Tlw Jury lu tho caso of
lnlr K. Sweet, tried for tho murder of Dr.
Wallah, rendered verdict lids morning of
giiltiy of irmindHiighter. and llxxsl tlic penalty
ut luiprisoiiintnt for two years.
Tin Proposed SclH-inoorilnnio Itntc.
Drm is. Htv. In. The Patriotic I'nlon ills-
tlnlinatliat is-rllon of tho prosxed homo
rnlesclieme wdlcd stipulates tliat tho loyal
insu union wuu ine tuiitsiivuiaMom sunn ru
rni: r.vi'Lvr or .1 or.cisiox.
Interest ('rented liy the Itesnll of
i: liloIVs Suit Tor ltnrl; I'uy.
The decision of J uslleo Cx In tdeeaseof
Adolphus EeklolT In his suit against the Dis
trict for lek y, claiming that ho wus not
dismissed from tin-force according to law,
has treated considerable Interest iimouts tlio
isillcemcn, and lurtlculnriy those who wero
tlroplKNl nt the oaino time ns Kckloff, und
some of the latter date brought suit.
The names of thoso so dropped nroG. A.
l'rntl.er, W. E. Skeliy, Adolph Miller. Z. It.
(irliltt. J. V. (Irnnt. Go. I.utkv, .las. Mellree
ley. F. V. PlialT, deecusoil, Philip TliomiMon,
diseasoit: I'niuk Tolson, iIoccimsI; Gen. Field
ihasE llerkley, doceail; W. I', llldgeway,
deeeaHsJ; M. W. llynn, Henry Yeatmuu, de
ceniisl. The Is, lice authorities ebibn (bat
then-were all tried by u board apisilnted by
l.'ciieinl Wliitliilu-r's Cliilins.
Tlio Commlssloiiors Imvo repllcl to Mr E.
W. Wdlltuker, uliols attorney for several
lurtlcs who claim i?clal damages against
the District by reason of Improveinonts. Tho
Commissioners say to tills that they cannot
recommend to Congress thu legislation do
Another t.lovo right.
James Nally, light-weight, and n George
town unknown will contend Inn six-round
gloio contest ut the Cotnlquo to night.
lW.USOX.t I. MVXTIOX.
Nous Notes About Vt'iislilnglfiiiliwis
nnd M'ell-Klioivn Visitors.
I'ltor'rmmni.n. W. ATlintTos, president
of the Mute College of Pennsylvania, Is ut tho
LiEVTrsANT Zkiimi W. Totmnr, Sixth In
fantry, urrliod hero Thnrlay on leuvo of ab
sence from his station ut Sail I.ike city, uud
Is nt Ids home, No. I'll)'.! Twenty-second street,
to remain until February.
l'ASSEii Assistant E.nuinleu Wii.uaw I.
Nkoll, who has Just been nominated for pro
motion to chief engineer. Is nt Wormloy'it
Hotel, lrom ine iirooKiyu nuvy-iaru.
Assistant 1'avusti:ii S. I.awiikxcb IlKir,
U. S N., Is in llioclly from I liu Iron chut fleet
ut City Point, Va i Isltlngat Nu. Ttl II street.
Itr.i-msKNTATivi: Dawson of Missouri, who
has been quite sick for u week or moro, ts out
uguln and rallying rapidly.
Comm.iniii.ii I'd i lip H. Cooren and Mrs.
Cooper, I'. S. N., are ut the libbltt House from
their home ut Morrlstown, N. J.
Caitaik John N. t 'he, Twentieth Infantry;
and Mrs. Coo have icuioiod trom the Ebbltt
House in No, PrJil I street, where they will re
main until nearly tlio middle of January.
MAJiiuGKSiiHAi.SiinitKHV, U.S. Army, who
was recently retired from the liftoentli In
fantry, Isvlsltlngat No. I7l II street, lore
iiiiilu until tho latter tsttt of January betore
reiiirning to .ew lorK.
Aliaco.tlaTent, No. I.K I O It . will hold
an oh)I publlo ineotlug at the ttupllst I'hUMli
to-morrow nt :) p in . which will be ad
dressed liy lion. Z II. Vance of North
Carolina, and others.
A missionary meeting In the Interest !f mm
meii, Willi s-ell reference to the work In
Now Orleans, under the mauaiMlivIlt o( Kev.
T. D. ltlierstSK.il. II. II., Will lie huld Ui-llKir-row
ticiiliig in the MlroaillUll Prvaliytertan
Church, brief nitdretutM will las Matte by IVr
Willi. rsisKin. Hon. C. It. llreolilurldgo aud
Hon '.. II. Nance.
Tlio n-Kirt of Mr. llolieri Iilten, treaaurer
of Hie 1-ist Washington ('hri.liiw.elnh.U not
em ouragliig. As yet lie haa reot-lsed no imii
trltiutloii, but dasu bulaiicoof fill on band
I.iut ) ear eontillnit Ions tti tho value of J)
were ret't-iieti lur mo iimner, wdiuh waa at
tended by over 400 ehlUlreu.
Hksjawin .lAikwiN waa tent i Jail for one
mould by Judge t-nell today lor twltlng al
lllliim llr.s.ker with a knife.
Maiiv CAiisKY.n colored servant girl, waa
sent to lail inriliiriy tias lor stealing a jt
sey from Mary Cornell of Itnw KouriewutU
There nro now lu the I'ultetl Mate not
lost than s.Otm llorit vugagtul In the IhiI
iicm, who ciiltlvaUi an ealluiaUsil arm uf 8,
'jiKi.bbO wiuaro feet aud gtow W.UUO.UtW
planls a jour.
C'u operative gmccrlea have In-en for ten
jenrs bark t r nunnioii til 1'aatt-rn Masst
itui'itts aid in most iiisinin extreiueiv
jirotltulilo to their ttoi hliol lers.
.-MOO i.ol.-rf.et wh :n 'si
BEAUTY IN THE DEPARTMENTS.
Tjpteilt peoliiU'lis of t'nclo Mill's
,CIiih nilnjr Irtuly Clorlis.
In pursuuuie of Its delennlnallon to Intro-dni-elothc
public types of fniimlu hmutyln
the several Deiiartmcnts of tho Government,
Tun Ciiitii yesterday placed a Treasury Do
pnitmetit eleik In its gallery. Today It pre
scnlsn picture of a I'ostoflleo Dnpflrtment
young lady. L'.ke many of her sisters, this
pnitleuliii Indy is very versatile. She is a
(.-Kid hand nt keeping books, pan compose n
model ofllelni b-ttir when given tlio points
Tim I'l.s.niTH u ii:i'ai:t.mi:nt ci.citu.
nboiit wlilch lo write, and for uiaiilpulatlng
the type writer, why, )ou Just ouglit to seo
her. Her taper lingers falily fly over the
keys ns slio rapidly turns out tlic.iicuto-t uud
most eon cut ot copy, sheplnyson the typo
writer us well us Bho does on tlio
piano, nnd looks so pretty us sho
bends over it Hint tlio initio of tlio
Instrument sound, musical to thu ear. Our
urtlst sketched (lie young Indynsshuwns on
her way to Iier work. Tho ulr was n llttlo
eager nnd nipping, but her faco was rosy and
slut did not intiiil In the least the kisses of the
weather god ns he saluted her on cheek and
lip. Her hands wcro In i pretty little mull,
and her neat lilting Jacket and cunning hat
helped to set offher chirm ot faco nud tlguro.
Tho wind had tangled tlio hair of her bangs u
little, but that only added to the pretty pic
tutu that slie presented. Llko tho Treasury
girl, tho Postoflleo Department maiden must
stay. No matter how long her vllt may bosho
will noi er wear out her welcome.
ri.owr.ns ion nn: si:asox.
Varieties tliul lire 3Iosl ropuliir from
November lo April.
I'niisics, heliotropes, liibcroses, bottvanlla,
iiihjiioueltc, ciiuicllas nud azaleas are favor
ite winter flowers, and then tdcto nro tho
Faster lilies of several varieties, and callus,
ill of which arc in season some tlmo din-lug
tho winter and spring senson.
Carnations aro always popular and al
wajs in abundance. Thoso width aro grown
on Ion:; stems aro most in demand for llowcr
liailtcts and floral designs for funeral pur
poses and command dither prices.
Vlolels nro as much in demand as ever,
but oulne; to a prevailing; disease anion;
them ot late lours, tho prlco lias been
steadily iiilvaiicliiij. They are now qulto
'Hie old standards nro Iho ItonSellnc,
Marshal Nell, General Jacqueminot, Sou
venir Malmalson, Cornelia Cook nud
Nlpdclos, all still qulto popular, though
eomo of them havo been superseded to an
extent by now vai Idles. For example, tho
I'lnk Souvenir has been leplaccd by the
Catherine Mcrinct and tho Jlarshal Nell liy
thol'crleDesJardlns, another yellow variety.
In red Ihs Ilcuictt has to some extent re
placed the Jacqueminot.
Hoses grown nioiiud lloston, l'hlladel
lihla, I'lttaduri;, Cleveland, Chicago, Wash
ington aud nil oilier places could not bo less
than twice as many as wero produced for tlio
Now York market. This would bring up
tho number of out roses produced last season
Ill wlnlcr flowers tho roso Is the leading
flower, ami in Its standard and hybrid
vailctlcs It presents an extent and variety
of luauty nud loveliness that always do
lights and never tires.
Lust season hcclunlnc In November ntnl
ending In April nine largo growers of rocs
sent Into the New York market closo 11)1011
1,000,000 of flowers, and when It ts known
that this Is nut W) per cent, of tho roscsscnt
to New York alone, tho magnitude of tlio
rose-growing Interest can bo Imagined,
Cloth walking Jackets aro moro stylish to
wear with street suits than fancy wraps of
plush or velvet.
llrlght red felt dais bound with black
astrakhan and trimmed with black feathers
and aigrettes are coming In vogtio.
Japaneso leather, which Is dlack, with
raised colored llgures of birds or Insects, Is
extremely faslilouablc for pockctbooks anil
Tlio brnudchoiirgs and military trimmings
now so popular for tho fronts of Jackets,
can be mailo at dome ot tubular silk cord
for half tho prlco of tho ready-made, ones.
1'olntcd basques and bodices with crene
lated idges are in great favor to wear under
Husslati jackets. Tho tubs aro decorated
with braid work or beaded ornaments.
(Iniizo fans with pearl or Ivory sticks are
much liked by young ladles. The prettiest
ute not decorated, but eomo In delicate tints
to match evening dresses.
The prevalence of yellow In millinery tdls
season Is very noticeable. 1 tils color isalso
much used In combination with black or
brown velvet for elegant dinner toilets.
lluchlng to mated tliat worn around the
throat Is again used lu tlio sleeves ot dand
bomc dresses, but plain linen cuffs Invaria
bly accompany blgu "etiokcr" collars.
New evening bonnets are made of cream
white French felt, faced and trimmed with
pink, polo bluo or poppy red velvet, with
strings, pompons and aigrettes to match.
Coquettish, closcly-tlttlng Jackets for
young ladles aro ma'doof line black Tor
slim lambskin ot the softest sllklness and
beauty, 'lliesonre shot t and slnglo-broiist-etl
and halo n standing collar uud clots
sleeves without cufTs.
Long ulsters are shown again this season.
The latest stile are of lough bouclo cloth,
In navy blue,' brown, dark green or garnet,
buttoned upon tho left sldo with tncui
pluqiiea about thu slzo of a silver dollar.
Dinner drotaea aro made largely ot plush
this season, for this material ts again In high
favor. IIimsb are trimmed principally wild
lace, aikl above all with lace embroidered
lu gold, silver or chenille.
.Hney waists aro still much used for homo
toilets. They are inado in jacket shapes,
and are usually embroidered or trimmed
with braid. Jeraey cloth lu reached a do-
Sutiof flneiiftw never Imforo attained, aud
a larcoiue a standard material.
For atntleiuiii's ovonlng draM the nar
row lj folded white lawn tlo remains lu fa
vor. These ran now lie twught with a set
latw ami I -tickle for fastening for 50 conts a
dost 11. Gi'Ulleuicu'a Ilea uf dotted Swiss
laiulln are among this season's novelties.
Ui corsage ara mora worn at viresont
than they have been for years. Nut only aro
tliey aceu at evruiug parties aim lecepuous,
but the) are worn at all thu most fashionable
dlnuer iwrUja. Some ladles avoid their
moat objectionable features by wearing
Idem over a gulnipc ot lace or tulle.
Little gills from two to sovou wtar velvet
awl nluab coata wade with a short broad
waist, tu which a full aklrt la gallieriHl.
Astrakhan aud Isiuele cloUit ara most used
(or the double breasted routs with box
plaited lck, which are also soiml tr. The
cap or laiiuitt ahuuld match tliu tuat in
color aud fithrlt .
Ijjiig sealaklu cloaks ara luatlo this year
adapted to the figure, wild abundantly wide
skills lo 1,11, ! rill to lilt- I It-sellt faallloll 111
,lr.t IV P, nn lh s... 1 iltl., I,i, k. llll-l
ti ii . .1 1- -i ti -. 11, i' ,11 l-oi 1 f ir a
nam wsT-ir inn; '"ir Iitiniry a t ak
I I I f'l , ', r e. t s O'i I ti
ti i,ti Hi 'I) ai 1 -, ) I It t Hihlc,
A BIG LOCK-OUT.
Tliirly-livo Hundred Workman L)o
WHY THE WORKS ARE CLOStO.
The Singer Machine Coitipany lionises
to I'M)- CertHlli In tea.
El irAin.Tn, N. J.. Dei. III. The omplojres of
tin-Singer Sewing Machine Company, win
l.mo been locked out by the cloalrjr down of
the works of Hint eoinimny In tills olty, nlxmr
il.noo In nil, gathered In tho stroata and In tic
lielglilxitliiMid of the closed works to-dny
They nro vory nltter In their expressions
ugnlmt (ho oily authorities, who brought
nlioiit tho trouble by exorbitant taxation
Serious trouble Is fonretl between them nn 1
the cltliciis who ure non emiilojetof Ihoc n
The Singer hands nro generally ontapolo-'i
In tliclr praise of t he i-oin puny, while oth-rt
are i-iiially outspoken in ilenoiitu-tiig Ii
compnny for Its net Ion In attempting toni-dd
whnl they assert Is Its Just llntillllle.. M.iy ir
Grajiriiiid the ofllccrs of tlio city my ih-y
legrct tlic iinpli'HSRiit situation, but tlio 1 1 v
coins3ls the nelloii theyliuve lakon. To
(learner Edward ( lark, belonging to I he - n
puny, was levied on this morning, which, ti
gellitr with Hie two locomotives nlrellv
levied niion, will satisfy tic amount elaline I
i lie oineers or ine Miner Company aympi
tlilzoileenlv with tliu idle lunula. Iiutsav tle-r
will let tho city sell out tlio works midor tlio
tux levy nit her than submit. Thevnsaerttliit
tl.elr works In Scotland can turn out nil (let
inaeiiiucs neeessnry at prosotit.
a sick s.uxr.
One of tlin l.ntler Dnv Ivtiid YuryXcur
IliniMoMi. Mo., Dec. It). David Whltmcr,
one of tho founders of tho Mormon Church
and a resident of tills village for almost I1-1IC
n century, lies at the imhil of dontli, nnd Is
not expected to live. Whltmcr was horn lit
Pennsylvania In lHn.i, and lived for n ntimbia
of years near WutUus Glen, In New York
State. There In IHSti he claims to havo soon
thu plates which .losoph smith Iranslutod into
the llook of .Mormon, and to liaie been present
dm lug tlio work ot translation. Whltmcr bo
enme oueof the apostles of the now Church,
and moved with It to Ohio. When tlio Church
was driven trom Ohio It found refugu In Mis
souri. Whltmcr has lived 111 lUehmiind over
since, and has been mayor and councilman of
the town He owns whnt Is said to I in Hid
original manuscript from which the ll.mk of
Mormon was printed, und has refused nil of
lerof uiery large sum lor It from the Mormon
Church. Whllimrhas always opposed polyg
Tlio I'cniiH.i Iviuilii Millie Disaster.
Nantii HUM-, Pi., Dee. P.I.-A great inlnu
disaster, resulting In tlic loss of probably
twenty-seven lives, occurred at slope No. 1 of
yesterday. The men had gono to work with
out any tear of dangi r, and had worked right
along until admit 1U:i o'cloik, when a tor
rllle crash was heard ill 11 distant aud ntiuti
dnncd portion of tlio mine. Tho roof had
eaied lu, allowing 11 largo amount of water
which had gathered In n pond on the surfuco
above torusli In tlirouulitho earth's erovloot
nnd Into) lie inlnn wliere the men wero en
gaged ut Work, completely im.irlsonlng tlu
Nantii lima. Dee. IP.- Latest advices from
tho submerged mine give more cheering nowj.
Tlio water has greatly subsided, apparently
soaking through tlio ground. There Isn largo
force of men at wgrk lcmovlngtho obstruc
tions to tho gangways, uud It is hoped th.it
tliu imprisoned miners will bo reached lu
time to save their lives.
The men nt win k rescuing tho Imprisoned
mind's nt slopo No. 1, Nantieoke, stumbled
neioss the dead form of ono of tlio men, Johu
Klrcleo. this morning.
It will tnketully four dais to cut .1 paiiaxo
to where tlio men are.
A Iiiii'n I'nlllnr llod.v IMstrlbutcit.
Dlm eii, Coi, Dec. lD.-Whllo seven men
were being liolstod to thesurfaeo In tho Sol
fcrlno Mine, near Nevadavllle, (illplu County,
Thursday oviiilng, n rock foil from libovo and
struck Archelaus Wurren on the head, knock
lughlni out ot tlio biieket. The men tried to
eatcli him, but failed. Tho bucket was I VI
feet lrom tho surface at tho tlmo. An explor
ing party found n piece of Warren's J.iw-fionu
at tlin I.VOO foot lovcha ploceof his skull ut,
tho 1,;W) foot level, where his coat was also
found, mid his drawers found floating 011 tlio
water at the 1,700 foot station. Ills body fell
nboiit I, wo feet 111 all, and Is now ill tho water
at tho bottom of tlic shaft.
Xctv VorU'M lteccitlon of Pnruell.
Ni.w Y011K, Dee. 1!). Preparations for thu
reception or Mr. IMrncll, although up to thu
present conducted lu private, nro on a grander
scale than nuy Irish movement which li.it
ever tnlicn place 111 this city. Tho co-oporu-tlon
of sued leading Irish-American as
Eugene Kelly, John I). Crlmmlns, Mayor
( ,'race, Joseph J . O'Donohuc, Jl vies M . O'llrlon.
James 1'. Coleman. Morgan J. o'llrlon ami
otliers well known In banking, business nud
trufesslunnl circles hns been secure 1 ill tliu
formation of 11 citizens' committee, together
with delegates from the National League and
Mirlous other Irish societies.
The Indian Outhceuks.
IIki.ina, Mow, Doc. 10. Latest rerts from
the Indian outhreuksat Arlco say tlio Indians
gathered thero In consldcrablo numbers.
Colonel Gibson of Fort Missoula has boon
called on for troops, and u detail of throi
companies has gono to Arleo. Tho leader of
the Indians Is known ns "Dig Jim," ami has
tho reputation of having killed eight wlilto
men. It Is (cured the trlho nro making a.
demonstration and will bo Joined by tho Flat
heads. Hiiililcn Kentli of Stephen t.ulon.
LiiKiu-ooi., Doc. in. Mr. Stephen Il.irkor
Gulon, tho head of thoGulon Lino of steam
ships, died hero suddenly ut 10 o'clock to-day.
Death was caused dy apoplexy. Mr. Galon
was a tuitlvo of America, and was In tlio 01th
year of Ids ago. He had not been In goo I
health for the past few weeks, yet no serious
consequence was anticipated. Ho died lit his
residence In tills city.
The 3Ii'.Icnii Elections.
Vll TOIUA, .STATE 01" TAMAl'Lir-AS, MKX.. DllC.
1!).- The municipal elections in tills Stato, held
Sunday, resulted in tho selection of candi
dal! s friendly to Governor Cucllar nnd ox
President Gonzales. Elections for tho Statu
Legislature occur in February. Thoolllcers
elected Sunday will bo nblo to control tint
February elections ug.ilnst tlio Ititerutt of
A .Ship Cnillll Tlii-on-li Ohio.
Akiuiv, o . Dec. 1!). Iluslness men In this
section 1,10 discus-lug with luterost n schema
to turn tlio Ohio Canal Into a ship canal, fur
nishing through water communication forvot
sols from New York to Nuw Orloans via tlio
Erie Canal. Lake Erie, tlio Ohio Canal, th)
Ohio ltlver and the Mississippi. Tho matter
Is to be laid before Congress uud vigorously
NiiccpMs ol' tlio United Stntes.
llii.TiiiuiK,'Dee. ID. Judgo l'llier tosl.iv
turned tlio Hankers & Merchants' Telegraph
Co's. priqierty over to tho possession of tho
t'nltisl Linos Co., with authority to connect
uie omces gnu open mem again.
The "Ntulo of Aliiliuinu" I'lonted.
New Y'oiik, Doe. 13. -The ste.imsdlp Statu
of Alubnma Iriimi.l.isgow.wlilchranagroiitid
yestirduy, was floated oft this murnhig, hav
ing sustained little pamago.
.tfrs. I'iii-iioII Out of llniigm-,
Nkw Yoiik, Dee. 10 Mrs. Paruell has much
Improied in health within Iho past thirty
sl hours and Is now considered out of dan
'r rtoiemoiitMor Ocean Steamers.
An 11 id at (Jueeiistown Celtic. Germ.inU
suited for New York. Arrived at Now York
Wi ira, lioiu llromen; Wwlau, from Hamburg;,
.vixon xvws xorvs,
Tolttlo, O. An Incoming train 011 tlio
Tclislo A Ann Arbor Itallroad loft tho track
ut Alexis, live miles out, lust night, on ne
cunt of an oh-ii switch. Tho engine, dag
i.-eeur and eoaeh wero somowliat damagi I
,1 d it" p is, m,-ers shaken up, biituoouu was
si iku-I) lujunil.
A vaiiiiuar. mckksh has dcil I.HUed to
Ma ;i : Glu ;r and Lurrio Uluck,