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Ninth Street St Oloud Building
Genuine Lisle Thread Gloves
In great vailety nt popular pi Ices
GAUZE UNDERWEAR
ForLndlei Missos mill ClilUlicn Reliable
Goods anil Low 1rlccs
cgi L Corset Covers aud Dressing Saccules
Of our own Manufacture
ladies Misses and Childrens Hosiery
In Now Designs for Summer Wear
CORSETS
Thomsons Ventilating for hot weather
DOUGLASS
injSS NINTH AND 1 STREETS
Kings Palace
814 SEVENTH STREET
Woiiderfnl Reduction in Millinery Goods
FAYALL HATS at 37 40 45 DO cts
FRENCH CHIPS lrom 02o tol
STRAW GOODS FEATHERS FLOWERS
nt Ilanmrkablu Slaughtering Prices
ICI3SrC3 S DP AOCiACB
814 SEVENTH STREET hot II ana I sts
Extraordinary Bargains in
Fancy and Millinery Goods and Notions
AT
T A VTS
710 MARKET SPACE COK EIGHTH ST
A Cholco Selection of
Handsome Bonnets and Hats
For Evoning Wear Receptions c
Dlroct Importation
OF THE LATEST SHAPES is DESIGNS
I blout
710 SEVENTH STKEET NORTHWEST
INEW SPRING- GOODS
Childrens Keady Mado Dresses nil kinds
of Swiss and Laco Caps Complotu Outllts
for Infants Prices Very Low
MRS MAX WEYL
713 SEVENTH STltEET SOUTHWEST
CHOICE SELECTION OF
Hamburg Embroideries Hosiery
Laces Gloves and Underwear dilutions
Dresses Swiss and Laco Caps nt
MRS SELMA RUPFERT
COS NINTH STKEET oppo Patent Olflco
Briggs Oos Patent Trans
ferring Papers
FOE STAMPING GOODS OF ALL KINDS
1035 Seventh Street Northwest
A B SOHOFIELD Agent
33TJIT5r 5s TASIjOK
GLOVBBS
033 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE
BOSTON VARIETY STORE
70S JIAKKET SPACE
HAMMOCKS VERT LOW
1IOIIE1 SILK UMllUELLAS
TWILLED SO INCHES 100
Hosiery Gloves Underwear
CORSETS AND ALL FANCY GOODS AT
COST
Itcforo Taking Stock
OUK 75c KID GLOVES KEDUCED TO
80c TO CLOSE
B J BEHREND
818 Seventh Stieet bet II and I sts
PAEASOLS BEOOADED SILKS
DRESS GOODS AND SUMMER SILKS
nt 45c per yard to bo had nt
MRS GUTMANS
113 SEVENTH STKEET NORTHWEST
1IAXOS
ELLIS CO
037 Pennsylvania Avonuo
ooio Agents lor
THE FAMOUS WEBER
jiestiti tnq ivouu
Nearly all the gicat singers and artists
of tho world give them the proforonco
over all others Also agunts lor tho cele
brated
Smith American Organs
Heiiieiainp Pianos and Shoniuger Organs
SIDNEYAT NIMMOS
433 SEVENTH STKEET X W
BRADBURY
PIANOS and ORGANS
P G SMITH Manufacturer
Washington Wnrorooms 1103 Ponn nvo
TriLLIAM KNA11E COS riTm
W PIANOS at XTTrO
HACIIS Piano and Organ Wnrorooins 433
Ulovonth St abovo Pouna avo
H HOLLANDEE
DEALEU IN
Ohina Glassware and House
Furnishing Goods
408 SEVENTH STKEET NORTHWEST
PALMERS
AMERICAN GINGER ALE
EQUAL TO THE 1IEST
FOR SALE by Dealers Generally
OFFICE OF THE
Holman Liver and Ague Pad
RILEYS 11UILDING
Southeast Corner Ninth and E Streets
Second Floor
THE DAILY CRITIC WASHINGTON D C SATURDAY JUNE 11 1881
Second Edition
Latest Naval Orders
Chief Engineer B F liberal has been
appointed president and Chief Engineer
T Zcllcr and Q W Macee members of a
board for tho purposo of conducting a
trial of tho machinery of tho Alarm
Passed Assistant Engineers I 0 Gow
Ing J II Chnsmar G 8 Gates and Geo
Cowle and Assistant Engineer W 0
Chrlsman will be associated with tho
above board In this duty
Midshipman H W Harrison has been
detached from tho Alliance and placed on
waiting orders
Lieut 0 II West will act as executive
of tho Alliance during her cruise In con
sequencoof tho transfer of Lieut G E
Ide to tno Hospital tor medical treatment
Lcavo of absonco for one month has
been granted the following Lieut S L
Graham Lieut G A Merrlain Master
Luclcn Young nnd Matter J 0 Freoman
Army Orders
Second Lieutenant Leroy E Sebrce sig
nal corps will proceed from this city to
San Antonio and relievo Second Lieuten
ant Charles A Tlnglo 2d artillery acting
signal officer of his duties In connection
with the signal service On being thus re
lieved Lieutenant Tingle will join his bat
tery
Leave of absence for six months Is
granted Lieutenant Colonel John E Yard
21th Infantry
The Superintendent General Recruiting
Service will cause thirty colorcdlnfantry
recruits to be prepared and forwarded
without delay under proper chargo to
Fort Dodge Kansas for assignment to
the 24th infantry
The leave of absence granted First Lieu
tenant John W Pullman 8th cavalry Is
extended three months
First Lieutenant Daniel M Taylor Ord
nance Department will report in person
to Brevet Major General John Pope com
manding the Department of tho Missouri
for duty as aide-de-camp
military Visitors
fnl Tiintn A Ttnfhmr fid flanftiln
Erlchson of the 1st Regiment Connecti
cut National Guards of Hartford were
1U uiu cuy lu uuy uiuiwuk uuuutciu uLs
for the visit of that regiment to the York
town celebration Col W G Moore had
them In charge to day
Treasury Notes
Government receipts to day Internal
revenue 530412009 customs95348333
The receipts of national bank notes for
the week ending to day wero 1910000
against 1509000 received during the
corresponding period of last year To days
receipts wero 8030000
Securities of National Banks United
States bonds held by the Treasurer to se
cure national bank circulation Juno 11
1SS1 35779S500 as follows Currency
sixes 3504000 six per cents 573000
Ave per cents 5122912050 four and one
half per cents533400550 lour per cents
95375900 three and one half per cents
101876800
United States bonds held by the Treas
urer to secure public moneys In tho na
tional bank depositaries Juno 11 1881
15287500 Currency sixes 33000 six
per cents iuavuu nve per cents s
30S000 four and one half per cents
S97500 four per cents 74SO000 three
UUU UUG Ull pC bbUl3i VUm wv
United States bonds deposited to se
cure circulation during tho week ended
Juno 11 1881 33742500
United States bonds to secure circula
tion withdrawn during the week ended
Juno 11 1SS1 32893500
Tho amount of national bank circula
tion outstanding at tho close of business
to day was 354070997 Including
1099225 gold notes
Personal Paragraphs
Col Elliott of this cltv is registered in
Paris
Tbe Crown Prlnco of Sweden and Prin
cess Victoria of Baden are to bo married
about October 1
Miss Gladstone tbe daughter of tho
Premier Is shortly to bo married to Dean
Lake
Mr Van Vllet tho editor of tho Wash
ington Republican during tho war Is old
sick and destitute
Gen Arthur Is one year younger than
Conkllng and will be flfty ono next Octo
ber
Rev W P Harrison D D of this
city has been lecturing In Warrenton
va on rnomas uariyie
Father Boyle of St Matthews Church
left yesterday or a health tour amid the
good wishes of a host of friends
Faure tho great baritone Is expected
to accompany Nllsson to America and slog
with her
Gen W T Sherman has accepted an in
vitation to attend tho Now England Fair
which Is to be held at Worcester Mass
September 7
Ex President Hayes denies most em
phatically that he ever said anything to
anybody tending to implicato Secretary
Blalno In tho star routo scandals in any
manner or degree
ExSenator A It Elwood of Now York
Stato was accidentally killed yesterday
by falling down a stairway of tho Ameri
can Hotel at Richland Springe N Y
Secretary Blaines old enemy tho
rheumatism still holds him a prisoner
but tho return of Assistant Secretary Hill
to tho city has relieved him of tho recent
demand of office seekers and others
Gen Longstreet United States Minister
to Turkey arrived In New York yesterday
Major Dawson of tho War Olllco who
traveled In Mexico with Gen Grant for
somo time acting as his private secretary
Is authority for tho statement that Gen
Grant will go to Albany and do all bo can
to re elect Gonkllnir
Tho Very Rev Father La Hocca Gen
eral of tho Dominican Order of tho en
tire world accompanied by Lieutenant
General tho Very Rev Oarberry arrived
In New York yesterday on tho Inman
steamship City of Richmond from Liv
erpool
Cupids Calendar
Only one marriage llchnso was register
ed to day The happy parties are James
Garrett and Molllo Cockerlll
Third Edition
Wrock of n Norwegian Hark
Montreal Juno 11 News arrived
hero yesterday morning of a terrlblo
wreck on St Paul Island In tho Gulf of
St Lawrence by which the wholo crew of
tho Norwegian bark Nettle Margrethc
with tho exception of flvo seamen wero
swept from tholrvessol and drowned Tho
bark was commanded by Captain Freder
ick Chrlstophcrsen of Lorwhr Norway
and was bound from London to Mlraml
chl New Brunswick
Sbo had had a moderately fair passago
and was within a day or two of making
port when sho was caught In a severe gale
and to mako matters worse her position
could not well be ascertained owing to
the denso fog that provallcd On tho
morning of tho 3d Inst land was sighted
and breakers almost at the samo moment
when with hardly a moments warning
the ship went crashing against tho rocks
at some distance from the light ship She
hung there but a short time during which
tho second mato and four of the crow who
wero upon tho forecastle at tho time es
caped by jumping upon tho rocks Before
tho remainder of tho crew could escape tho
bark slid Into deeper water and went to
pieces In a very few minutes Those who
had escaped did what they could to secure
their mates but so furious was tho surf
and so denso the fog that they wero pow
erless to do anything Capt F Chrlsto
phersen Cal Some first officer P Mathe
sean ships carpenter seamen Carl and
Kelson andlEdwards the cabin hoy were
drowned Thesurvlvors after some dif
ficulty made their way to Superintendent
Campbell of the light house who treated
them kindly nnd sent them to Sydney
Capo Breton where they arrived yester
day The names of tho survivors are not
yet given
The Color Lino In the Schools
Philadelphia June 11 In view of
the recent decision of the Hon Pearson
Church In the case of the Commonwealth
against tho board of control of the schools
of Meadvllle In which ho decided that the
fourteenth amendment of tho national
constitution must govern school directors
as well as other people and tho fact that
tho State Legislature has repealed tho act
ot mat tno subject ot equality ot tno
races In the public schools assumes an In
teresting phase
As a new law relating to this sublcct
has also recently been passed It Is
Dlo tnat vigorous eltorts will soon be made
to abolish the color line in all schools of
this city andthus to break up to a groat
extent the present system of sending col
ored cblldrento schools exclusively devot
ed to their Instruction
Tllo River Front Railroad
Philadelphia Juno 11 A contract
has just been give out by tho Pennsylva
nia Railroad Company for tbe completion
of tho River Front railroad which will
then given that company a line of railroad
tracks completely girdling tho city The
road now extends on Delaware avenue as
far north as Dock street and under this
contract It will be extended to Lehigh
avenuo toconnect with the tracks at that
point Thework will be begun within a
week or two and is to bo pushed forward
as rapidly as circumstances will permit
Refused to Testily
It Is stated Mr Pitney Custodian of tho
Treasury refused to testify before tho In
vestigating committee on tho ground that
his testimony would tend to Injure somo
of his superiors In office Ho would how
ever answer any questions that might be
put to him
An Uuoxpoetccl Recovery
Tho llttlo boy Moore who suUered a
compound fracture of both legs and other
injuries In being crushed between two
cars in this city about six weeks ago Is
stated by Dr Townshend to bo out of
danger and In a fair way to recover The
restoration of health In such a case Is ex
tremely unusual
Au Invitation
The Commissioners to day acknowledge
tho receipt of an Invitation to attend the
anniversary celebration of the Washing
ton Cadets at the Schuetzen Park on
Juno ISth
A Hrlclc Residence
Francis Miller will build a brick dwel
ling on Second street between E and F
northwest at a cost of 5000
Temporary Insanity
Jno Baldwin Hoy who was allllcted sud
denly last night with violent insanity whilo
stopping In the Metropolitan Hotel was
taken to tho Insane asylum this afternoon
to bo kept until tbe return of reason
which it is hoped will be speedy and
complete
Stuck In tlio Mud
An occasional passer by saw two bug
gles and an Ice wagon sunk In the mud In
front of the City Hall at various times to
day Tho Ico wagon was dctalnod nearly
half an hour being sunk nearly up to tho
hub of one of tho hind wheels
The Presidents Iteturn
Tho President returned from Annapolis
last evening As hu does not receive on
Saturday there was no delegation at tho
White House to day Among thoso who
saw tho President wero Justice Harlan
nnd friends and Representatives Petti
bono and Neal
A Memorial Park nt Cincinnati
Alexander Swllt brother-in-law of tho
Cary sisters Alice and Phouibe has
bought tho old Leary homestead known
as Clovernook and Intends to repair tho
building and to mako of tho grounds a
memorial park In honor of tho early oc
cupants of the place
All Wool Itlno Plannol Knits 10
warranted fast color I Hamburger
Sous 015 Pennsylvania avenue
Tlio Murluo Hand Concert
The Marino Hand will nlav at tho Cap
itol grounds this aftornoon It Is to be
hoped there will bo no further troublo
about tho music stands Tho concerts
Will ho resumed at the Presidents grounds
next aaturuay alteruoon unless thoro
should bo an unlooked for chaugo In Mrs
Garfields condition
A nrtUTATj NKGKO
A Terrible Auault Severely Iuii
Uhcfl
Georgo Johnson tho colored man who
excited tho Indignation of tho Inhabitants
of tho northern part of tlio city on tho
nignt oi Aiomiay too inn oi June by tno
report of his fiendish assault unnn a small
colored hoy waq brought to trial to day
Tho testimony of tho victim and a num
ber of workmen In tho neighborhood makes
tho story materially as published In tho
CltiTia of Tuesday A llttlo colored boy
named Georgo Dixon was playing with
somo companions In a sand pile in front of
a housejat Ninth and M streets which Is
undergoing Improvements Georgo John
son tho defendant ordered tho boys out
and becoming enraged at their taunts
and replies rushed across tho street
to whero tho boys wero playing and they
ran as rapidly as pos3lbIo to cicapo his re
venge
Johnson succeeded- in calchlncr llttlo
Dixon and lifting him up as high as ho
could dashed him down upon the brick
pavement Tho llttlo boy lay sonsoless
auu motionless causing Jonnson to tninK
ho was dead Johnsons flight and cap
turo late In the evening by tho police as
well as tho enraged crowds of pcoplo who
gathered In tho vicinity aro things to be
remembered To day after hearing all
tho testimony Judge Snell sentenced him
tojmprlsonment for 11 months and 29
days as tho law did not permit of an Im
prisonment of a year under the circum
stances
Laud Bleotluifi Prohibited
Tbe Dublin Gazette of last evening con
tains no lees than four of the newly framed
proclamations stating that as It has come
to tho knowledee of tho authorities that
attempts will be made to hold meetings
In the neighborhood of Callow and
ney In county Louth Drumconrath In
county Meath and Keadlre In county
Kos common for the purposo of obstruct
ing by intimidation and threats of vio
lence tho execution of certain writs by
the sheriff such assemblies are declared
criminal and Illegal and all persons are
warned at their peril against so assembling
or they will be dispersed by force
Tito Spanlili Exiles
Biarritz was yesterday tho sceno ol
great excitement on account of tho ar
rival of larco numbers of Spanish republi
cans from Madrid for the purposo of hold
ing a conference with Ruiz Zorllla and
other exiles as to tho policy to bo observed
toward the Sagasta Cabinet at the coming
elections After five hours discussion tho
republican leaders separated without be
ing able to como to a decision some be
ing for going to the polls while others
proferred to remain In exile and conspire
against King Alfonso Another confer
ence was held to day
Stealing a Watch
Major Lewis Jr a diminutive colored
boy who has been a frequent visitor to
Judge Snells matinees was arraigned
to day on the charge of entering tho gro
cery establishment of Georgo A OHaro
on Seventh street yesterday and snatch
ing a silver watch valued at 25 irom
tho pocket of a waistcoat hanging on the
wall Tho youth pleaded guilty and was
sentenced to the reform school during mi
nority
A Rare Cltance
Thoso wishing to obtain bargains In dry
and fancy goods should be at the auction
at store No 714 Seventh street this even
ing at 7 oclock as an Immense stock of
dry and fancy goods Is to bo sold to tho
highest bidder
New Trial
A motion for a new trial having been
made in the case of Ed MacRao convict
ed of burglariously entering a room In
Georgetown and stealing two gold watches
and several other articles the question
was argued to day before Judge Cox and
a new trial granted
Movements of tho Yautic
Tho Yantle arrived at Key West Florida
yesterday from Frorcsso Yucatan
FINANCIAL
Tho following are to days quotations
for tho actlvo stocks government bonds
state bonds etc telegraphed to II D
Cooko Jr Co bankers from the New
York Stock Exchange Securities Amer
District 50 Norfolk Western
01i CO C I 9S Canada Southern
70i C B Q 100K C O Si I C
27 Chicago St PaulM O 45 do
prof 107 Central Pacific 0S Chi
cago St L N O S3 D Lack
W 120V Del Hudson 1104 Don
Rio Grande 111 Erlo 4S Hau St
Joe 83 do prof 114 Houston
Texas 8Si 111 Cent 142X Iron Moun
tain 81 Lake Shore 132if Louls
vlllo N 107K Lako Erlo Western
G3 Michigan Central 111 Mo
Pacific 109JS Mo Kansas Texas Sli
Manhattan Elovated 27K N Y Central
149J4 Northwestern 130 do preferred
1404 New Jersey Central 101 Nash
Chattanooga 89 North Pacific 45
do pref80 Ohio Miss 44 Ontario
Western 30 Pacific Mail 53 Rock
Island 115 Reading 00 St Paul
120 do pref133 San Francisco filKi
do prof 78 Union Pacific 129 West
cm Union 131 Wabash StLP51
do preferred 04 M O
Government Securities United States
4 per cent coupon 117 do 4s
registered 117 do 4 per cent coupon
115 do 4 per cent registered 115
do 5 per cont coupon 105 do 5 por
cent registered 101 Currency Sixes
131 do Sixes of 1SS1 103 D O 305
Bonds
Foreign Exchawei Small bills
Three day bills 480 Sixty day bills
1OH VUUUIIASll OF
PKOlOSALS POSTS
OmCUOFTlIU COMMISSIONUU i Ol TUB IMS
TI11CT Of CotUMUIA
Washinoton Juno 10 lbsi
Sualod proposals will bo iuculvod at this
olllco mull tlio 15th Instant lor purcluiso
lrom tho District of Columbia of iwohmi
ilieil iOOJiuoiooilesi extra long Cedar
Posts now at lloluioail Cemetery
For furthur Information apply to tho su
liuilntomlunt on tho giounil lly oulor of
tliQUouunhsloiuTi
WILLIAM TINIIAII
Jell at soeiutary
Fourth Edition
The Victoria Investigation
London Ojt Juno 11 Tho Jury In
the Victoria case yesterday afternoon vis
ited tho wreck and In tho presenco of tho
coroner tho crown attorney and tho en
gineer In charge examined tho hull Tho
leakage was discovered to bo situated
about eighteen feet from tho stem of tho
hull proper and nearly half way across
tho width of tho boat Several
of tho Jurymen entertained grave
doubts as to tho precise manner In which
tho lcakago was occasioned They Insist
that tho boat shall bo raised upon
scrows In order that tho bottom may
bo fairly exposed Mr Petors tho
engineer Intends having this done Immc
mediately when further Inspection will
bo made After hearing tho evidence of
two or three witnesses tho Inquest ad
journed till Monday
The Hrlbery Investigating Commit
tee
Albany June 11 Tho bribery Investi
gating commttteo met at 930 this morn
ing Francis N Bangs ofNcw York no
pears as counsel for the committee He
said be had no opportunity to consult with
tho witnesses and felt himself unfit to en
ter upon this Investigation at this time
He thought tbo counsel on tho other sldo
would agree with htm that It would ex
pedite matters If there was a recess taken
till tnts afternoon so that he could bo al
lowed to prepare himself for the case
Tho French Elections
London Juno 11 A dispatch from
Paris to Reuters Telegram Company says
At a Jablnct council yesterday a pro
posal to hasten tho date of tbo elections
was not opposed They will probably be
held at the commencement of the second
fortnight In July If the bureaux of tbe left
In tho Chamber of Deputies who will be
Invited to discuss tho proposal to day
consent to IL
Another Earthquake In Clilo
Ohio June 11 A renewed shock of
earthquako in this Island to day overthrew
a minaret and ruined several houses Two
men wero Injured
An Artists Misfortune
As Mr Mlllals was leaving tho Queens
leveo afootman In shutting tho carriage
doorjammedtwoof tho fingers of his right
hand and crushed them severely
Tlio Rioting at Cork
CoitK June 11 The rioting hero Tues
day night originated In tho police arrest
ing eight persons who were concorned In
a drunken disturbance at the races What
followed was the result of an attempt to
rescue the prisoners which gave tho mob
a favorable opportunity for attacking tho
police Tho feeling of tho roughs against
tho pollco and soldiers was shown by the
frequent brutal assault upon Individuals
found alone
The neturu oftlie Llttlo Western
London June 11 Tho American dory
Llttlo Western which crossed tho Atlan
tic from Gloucester Mass to London last
summer with a crew consisting of Capt
Goo P Thomas and Frederick Norman
will start on tho return Journey from
Westminster Bridge on Tuesday next the
litn instant
The Needed Experiment
London Juno 11 Tho Times of to
day remarking on tho growth of lawless
ness in Ireland says One experiment
which Is most obvious and most certain
to succeed remains untried If one mob
of Fenians or Land Leaguers or
whatever titlo wero just for onco not
suffered to havo its own way If Its
appeal to force were met and overcome
and If the mob wero dispersed and forbid
den to reassemble tho consequence might
bo happy In tho extreme Ono victory
of tho law would bo tho signal
for others Tho objections to such au ex
periment aro obvious but not conclusive
The forcible dispersion of a mob In Ire
land would certainly bo followed by a
howl of execration from their parliamen
tary friends and champions Tho Irish
press which Is silent over Injuries to tho
police would be eloquent In tho caso we
aro now 6Uppostng but tho land league
would receive something very like Its
death blow and might Itself fall Into tho
contempt with which tho law Is treated In
Ireland
The Storm nt Aslmry Parle
Asmiry Pauk N J June 11 Tho
lato heavy storm has opened Great Pond
Inlet which has been closed for some
time to tho sea Tho action of tho storm
bus made tbo Inlet wider and deeper than
before and almost navigable for heavy
draught vessels
The Itlscn Lackawanna
Son anton Penn Juno 11 Tho
Lackawanna river has overilowcd Its
batiks and Hooded tbo lower portions of
the city aud serious damago Is feared
Reports from along tho Susquehanna and
Dolawaro rivers Indicate high water
Suicide ot au Uld Soldier Tills Alter
uoon
Tbo neighborhood of Sixth and O streets
was excited about threo oclock this af
ternoon by tho report of a horrible suicide
Peter G Melt who has been living for a
long tlmo at No 031 O street northwest
was found lying dead In his bed and
with a beer bottle partly full of lauda
num alongsldo of him Tho man was an
old soldier and living alono ho was sup
posed to havo become very lonesomo and
disconsolate Becoming tired of llfo ho
had written numerous letters to his friends
telling them of his Intended eulcldo which
wore lying In tbo room at the time he
was discovered Tbecaso attracts a great
deal of sympathy and Interest but tbe
particular or Immediate causo of bis
death will not ho revealed unless the
Coroner disperses many clouds of doubt
that hang around the latter part and sad
termination of his lonely life
Moro Postmasters
Tho President to day appointed tho
following postmasters Hamilton Jay
Jacksonville Fla Elliot S Rogers Red
Oak Iowa John B Nicholas Denton
Texas Judsou Spollord Huntington W
Va Lewis II Ewatt Charleston W Va
The Treasury Investigation
Tho Treasury Investigating committee
has concluded tho taking of testimony
and are now engaged In preparing their
report for submission to Secretary Wln
dom on bis return from Minnesota
Every official whoso connection with the
Treasury laid him liable to any knowl
edge on tho subject was examined It Is
understood that Mr Pitney has asked to
put In cvldenco In his own behalf also
that nothing was developed to show any
thing wrong on tho part of Captain Co
baugb
Chasing a Murderer
In tbo afternoon of Juno 3 Lou Pax
ton aged 19 living about ten miles north
of St Paul Neb was murdered by somo
unknown parties In a field Ills body was
found with a rope tied around his neck
and fastened to tboupporrlngof aplough
There was a bullet hole Just baek of tho
right car and his skull was broken Ills
horses and wagon were gono The next
morning Conrad Wcntworth the famous
Indian scout known as Buckshot or tho
Whirlwind of tho Prairie started on tho
trail and squads of horsemen aro joining
in tho chase
Mrs Garllelil Convalescing
Mrs Garfield Is vory much Improved
and Is now able to walk about her room
Dr Boynton Is vary much encouraged
over her condition and siys she will be
able to leave ber room In about q week
The Elevated Engineer
There Is on each of the lines of elevated
railways In New York city ono champion
engineer who Is known among his fellows
as the man who can take a train Into a
station or out of It without shaking tho
passengers very greatly 8omo of the
engineers jerK tne passengers heads to
gether about threo times when the train
Is started A very bad encrlncer has been
known to send a man who Is reading
tno aim over into the lap or
tho man who Is reading tho World
two seats away and a fairly good
engineer Is proud If ho only carroms a
mans head on his neighbors head onco
at each station Au engineer on tbo
Third avenue lino says that on a rainy
morning ho has no trouble In starting his
engine Another says that the engines
aro too light for heavy trains Still an
other 6ays that an engineer who Is not
nervous or careless has no excuso for peg
ging away at the throttle as If he wero
pumping beer
An Election Judge Punished
Peter N W Flynn tho democratic elec
tion judgo of Jarsoy City who was recently
convicted of stuffing a ballot box at tho
charter election In that city was arraign
ed for sentenco yesterday Ho was de
tected In attempting to stuff tho ballot
box whllo tho votes were being counted
and a number of ballots was found con
cealed In his sleeve Judgo Garretaon
sentenced him to hard labor In tho State
prison for eighteen months
An Annuitant
The Hon Geo Charles Grantley
left by his will to his
faithful servant Matilda Lcversuch if in
his service at bis decease his llttlo ter
rier dog Jack and an annuity of 00 so
long as Jack shall live on Jacks death
ho glveb her an annuity of 30 for her life
and to such persons as she shall leave It
to at her decease for bis or ber life
Blackmailing in Toroy City
Paul Phllloche OcentlPattan and Alex
ander Stubenskl complained before Judge
Davlsln Jersey City yesterday that Chas
L Washburno a young lawyer Robert 8
Jarnowskl and one Zeramba had conspired
to defraud them and had got over 40
from them by falso pretenses All the
men except Washburne aro Swodes Tho
complainants allego that they were taken
by a man who represented himself to be
an officer before Justice Robert Duffy
Thero thoy wero told that they had
threatened the llfo of ono Frank Ocske
Washburne Jarnowsky and Zerambi In
formed them that If they paid 15 each
thoy would bo released Tnev handed
over all tho money they had which
amounted to 4120 and wero allowed to
go Justice Davis Issued warrants for tho
arrest of the accusod Justlco Duffy when
questioned last evening with regard to the
affair said that ho could not find tho com
plaints on which tho men wero arrested
and that no money had been taken from
the men In his presence or hearing
Disaster on tho Const
The schooner Wilson which stranded
on tho 7th Inst near Tul tla Gut Island
uuu iiutuua yesicruay morning went
ashore last night while in tow fifteen miles
north of Narrow Inlet and has gono to
pieces
What Ought to be Uone
Tho district attorney of Albany county
ought at once to Impound In court tho
package which Is In tbo Speakers safe on
deposit from Mr Bradley since the money
Is the fruit of erlmo and when properly
condemned can bo covered Into tbo treas
ury ot tho Overseers of tho Poor It Is
tho district attorneys duty also upon the
public charges of bribery already made to
subpeena Assemblyman Bradley beforo a
grand Jury or a criminal magistrate and
at onco begin a prosecution for bribery
without awaiting tho action of tbo legis
lature It Is not olten that the district
attorney has to deal with bribery In the
original packago and bo should mako
the most of the cbanco now put In bis
way JV Y Tribune
Tho Uerlln Electric Hallway
Tho London Engineer says Tho elec
trie tramway whlcn Dr Werner Siemens
has constructed In Berlin between tho
suburb of Litchfield and the Cadettcnhaus
Is now regularly opened for passengers
and Is giving great satisfaction Tho rails
aroof the ordinary railway pattern but
tho gaugo Is only 3 feet 3 Inches A sin
glo car Is propelled by the current at an
average speed of nine miles an hour
though this rate can bs doubled If neces
sary
A Title fora Pliytlclau
Dr Kdd whoso name was so frequently
mentioned during tbe illness ot Lord
Beaconslleld Is It Is rumored to bo mado
a baronet
Drafts on London Dublin aud Paris at
H D Cooke Jr Cos 1429 F st

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