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Alex. Gibbs lteep3 a rcstauraut on Twelfth
street, near Ohio avenue, tbut is frequented by
sportive darkies of both sexes. On Friday night
the place was thronged by the usual motley
srntkcrinif, amen? whom were Henry Jones and
Jalco Townshend. employes of tho Botanical
Garden. Whilo standing- at tho bar driulcinsra
dollar bill mysteriously disappeared, and tho
proprietor accused Jones of takinir It. This ho
denied and his friend Townshend emphasized
his denial in insulting lnnRuajre. Hot words
ensued, a knife was produced, and carvinir was
about to commence, when Gibbs produced a
pistol and commenced to lire. One of the balls
lodged m Townshend's leg aud he was cared for
at tlio Emergency. Glbbswas arrested and in
the Police Court yesterday his case was con
tinued on 32,000 bonds, owing to absence of the
A bill compelling street-car companies in the
District to make annual reports has pnssed the
The St. Vincent de Paul Society, or this city,
made strenuous ell'orts to secure tho commuta
tion of tho sentence of Williams, who, but for
executive clemency, would have been hung last
Seersucker coats and vests 50c.; sizes, U2 to
30. Kiseman 13ros., 7th and E.
Hopo Lodge at its last meeting inaugurated
a series of lectures, which it is proposed to givo
at tho regular meetings when the state of tho
work will permit. Brother N.T. Bailey was tho
llrst member to entertain tho lodge, and this he
did In a most delightful "talk," as ho was pleased
to term his lecture. Ho choso for his subject
"Lily-Work," as being typical of tho beautiful
in nature, art, aud human action.
Tho commencement of tho collego depart
ment of Howard University took place at Con
gregational Church Friday night. Tho law de
partment graduating exercises were held at the
samo place Monday night.
Tho House on Monday passed tho Columbus
Memorial or Hock Creek Park bill by a voto of
107 to 83.
Tho bill appropriating S3.000 for tho con
struetion of a Irce bathing beach in tho Monu
ment lot as It passed the House on Monday last
simply authorizes the Commissioners tocoustruct
the beach and does not direct them to do it. Tho
District pays tho wholo cost.
A. O. nnd G. II. Demonet. grocers, of 1712
Pennsylvania avenue, have made an assignment
to Warren C. Stone.
Tho appointment by tho President of Messrs.
A. T. Britton and E. Kurtz Johnson as World's
Fair Commissioners for tho DIstrictof Columbia,
with A. A. Wilson and Dorsey Claggett alter
nates, gave general satisfaction. They are rep
Tho publlo rooms in the Whito Houso have
put on their light summer garb. Cool-looking
India matting has-rcplnccd tho carpets on tho
(loot's of tho East Boom and tho Blue, Green, and
Bed parlors, and tho furniture has been swathed
Tho now chemical cngiuo just accepted by
tho District Commissioners can, with a lino of
hoso 150 feet long, throw a stream of water 01
feet and 0 Inches. Tho engine weighs 1,600 pounds.
-Arcetourof Europo! Think of itl That's
what Tin: Sunday HintAi.u will glvotho most
popular Washington school teacher this summer.
Bead tho conditions.
-Mrs. Walton will appear as Meg MerrJlles in
two scenes from "Guy Manuering," on Monday,
Juno 3, at tho National Theatre, in tho llrst of the
entertainments given by tho principal of tho
Martyu Collego to tho graduating class of 1890.
Flourlch's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
Liout. Holllngberger, of tho Metropolitan
Police, nnd family havo moved to Georgetown
and taken the delightful residence at tho corner
of Thirtieth and O streets,
Tho "Grotto" is tho namo of tho ice-cream
parlor added to the Nowlork Fruit Store, on
Connecticut avenue, near L street. Tho con
struction of the "Grotto" is something marvel
ous, and its artistio beauty cannot, bo fully set
oured un immense quantity of tho macerated
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Ing, aud, with a skill shown only by a natural
HARRY BARTON and W. HENRY WALKER, Trustees.
ADDITION TO BB00KLAND.
Situated immediately north of and adjoining the rapidly improv
ing Tillage of Brookland, and near terminus of the Electric Cars and
University Station. The most beautiful and most accessible to the
centre of the city of any subdivision in the District.
The cheapest lots, considering the character of the property, yet
For plats and terms call at the office of
BEDFORD W. WALKER, 1006 F street northwest.
artist, has worked it up in a shape to resemble
natural rocks and fissures. A pretty little foun
ain bubbles up in tho centre, while ferns and
plants are displayed to advantage. Tho placo
has to be seen to bo fully appreciated, and the
proprietor says that tho taco value of the pulp,
, if in Its original state, would amount to
SIOO.000,000. Tho ices furnished are of the best.
Peter Burke, an employ" of the Swiss Steam
Laundry, was arrested by Oflicer Moore last
evening on a warrant issued by Mr. Ira God
frey, charging him with embezzlement. Ho was
employed as a messenger, and collected a lot of
money from customers which ho failed to turn
Have you scon tho pants wo make to order
from S3 up, aud suits to order from $20? Else
man Bros., 7th and E.
Tho most popular teacher may get a free trip
to Europo, but those of tho male persuasion
who remain at homo may find delight and good
cheer at tho Now York Buffet, where the genial
Maj. Costclo dispenses hospitality of the most
exhilarating and agreeable kind.
Heurich's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
Harry, tho fifteen-year-old son of Mr. P. II.
Bristow. chief of the Appointmont Division of
tho Post Olllco Department, was drowned while
bathing on Friday alternoon, in ltock Creek,
near Pierce's Mills. Tho body was recovered
tho samo day, and tho funeral takes placo this
afternoon. Ho was an exceptionally bright lad,
and was popular among his companions and
schoolmates. His parents havo the sympathy of
many friends in their bereavement.
Ithodcn Mitchell, principal and superintend
ent of tho Bankin-Ulchardo Institute, AVindsor,
N. C, is hero in tho Interest of his school. Hew
Dr. It. S. MacArthur, ot Now York City, recently
delivered at tho Flist Congregational Church, in
this city, a lecturo lor tho benefit of tho Hankln
Bichnrds Institute, at which there are now 100
pupils, with iuadequato accommodations, and
tho oblect is to lncrcaso tho canacitv of tho Insti-
I tution so as to accommodate 300 pupils.
"Willis Peyton's Inheritance," by Emily L.
Sherwood, is a story of AVashington llfo. It is a
good story for summer reading. For sale at all
tho book stores. Price, 7." cents.
Delilah Clark, of Brightwood, died on Thurs
day, and Dr. Stono, who attended, certified that
she was ono hundred nnd twonty-ilvo years old.
Sho was born in Virginia.
Drink Tannhauser beer. H. Benzler.
Mr. William Cogun, after an absence of six
years on tho Paclllo Coast, has returned to visit
his mother and sisters in this city.
AVilHam Pratt, colored, was arrested by Ofli
cer Boardman last night for stealing a small
sum of money and a lot of sandwiches, tho prop-
ertyof William Gordon, of 1000 B street.
is locked up at tho First l'rcciuct.
Mr. Thomas C, Fowler, a Union veteran, who
had been to Gettysburg, was taken with a hem
orrhage whilo running to catch a street-car on
his return homo on Friday evening and died in
a few momenta. Ho was a member of Lincoln
Pupils, don't you want to help your favorite
teacher to take a vacation in Europo freo of all
expenso this summer? Of course you do. Then
cut out tho ballot you will llnd in another col
umn of this paper, write your favorite teacher's
namo on it. and send it to Tun Sunday HKitAi,u
olllce, 409 Tenth streot northwest.
Local grain dealors aro anxious for tho pas
sage of tho bill now beforo Congress provldlug
for tho compulsory Inspection of grain in tho
Miss Jennlo O'Neill Potter, tho well-known
AVestern dialect reader, who is a great favoilto
with tho G. A. It., will ttivo an entertainment on
June 5 at tho National Theatre in aid of Kit Car
son Post No. 2 to send tho drum corps to Boston,
Sho will bo assisted by Mrs. D. O. Nichols, Miss
Annlo Yeatman, Mr. B.C. Elliott, and tho High
Tho Parking Commission, which has eighty
thousand trees to caro for, wants Its appropria
tion increased to $25,000, and tho Commissioners
think it should havo it.
At a well-attended meeting of Capital Coun
Council, Hoyal Arcanum, Wednesday night last,
at their hall, Mr. Smith Thompson, of Oriental
Council; Mr. AVood, of National Counoll, and
Messrs. J. Baumgarten, L. Heilbruu, and I.
Gaus, of Capital Council, detailed the plans for
HKRAI.D, SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 1890.
tho erection of a hall. There was perfect unan
imity of sentiment in favor or this project, and
in a few moments S1.7C0 were subscribed and
more promised. It now seems assured that tho
hall will bo erected and completed in time to
havo tho Supreme Council meet here in 1892.
Complaints are heard frequently of the theft
of llowers from yards in front of private resi
dences In various parts of tho city.
The flro yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock
was caused by the bursting of a gasoline stove
in James Shepherd's store, 1313 K street. Dam
Maj. Costelo has recently had his New York
Bullet, Tenth, near D street, rolltted in tasteful,
seasonable style, and, as usual, his patrons will
find there the very best of everything that is re
freshing, exhilarating, and palatable.
A number of sporty boys were out painting
the town last night aud their pranks kept the
olllcers of the First Precinct hurrying and scur
rying for several hours. At tho corner of Foux
teenth street and Pennsylvania avenue they dis
charged a huge lire-cracker and the report drew
together a number of policemen, rounders, and
club men. No arrests were made.
Heurich's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
A largo crowd assembled at Kornan'slast
night to sco the last appearance of Dominick
McCaffrey and his constellation of athletic giants.
McCaffrey and McMillan faced each other, and
tho wind-up was tamo and uninteresting, Mc
Caffrey not appearing to do his best. Northrldgo
and Edwards also appeared.
The tournament of tho Southern Lawn
Tennis Association will bo held on tho grounds
of the Baltlmoro Cricket Club, at Mount AVash
ington, Md., Tuesday, Juno 8, and following
days. AVashiiiKtou will ho well represented,
tho following players having signified their In
tention of entering the contests: Singles
Charles McCawley, John Davidson, T. Y.
Uordon, Oscar Woodward, 11. AV. Spofford,
Konnon Peter, AV. P. Metcalf, Tobln, aud
J. M. McKco Borden. Doubles McCawley
and AVoodward, Davidson and T. P. Borden,
AVootoy and J. McKeo Bordeu. Motcalf and
Tobin, Spofford and Peter. From Baltimore:
Singles Post, Ilodgo, Pennington, Lovering,
Ober, Hinkley, Brown, Nelson, Stelle, AVeh
hano,and White. Doubles Post and Hodge,Pen
nington and Steele, Atkinson and Browne.
Tho prizes aro unique and useful, and aro the
finest trophies over selected by tho executive
l'ivo Records Smashed.
Ni:v YoitK, May 31. Tho fifteenth annual
field meeting of the Inter-Colleglato Associ
ation of amateur athletes of America was. held
this afternoon at Berkeley Oval. Fully 8,000
spectators enjoyed tho sport, aud nearly every
collego connected with tho association was
well' represented. Tho principal feature
of tho day's sport was tho break
ing of tho record for 220 yards hurdle
by J. P. Lee, of Harvard, who covered the dis
tance in 25 seconds. Other features were tho
running of Sherrill In the 100 aud 220 yards
events; of Dohm in the half mile, aud AA'illiams
in both hurdle races. Five inter-collegiato
records were smashed by Lee, Dohm, Sherrill,
aud AVilliams. W. B. Curtis, of tho Now York
Athletic Club, was referee. Tho cup for the
collego scoring tho most poluts was captured
"Wizard" Scluicler's Biff Billiards.
San Fhancisco, May 31. Jake Schaefer con
tinued his great run last night in tho billiard
match with McCleery, and ran another 1,000
points without stopping. On tho 408th shot tho
balls froze, but tho wizard made a 6hot from
tho spot aud in threo moro shots got the balls
together again on tho rail. Ho then finished his
run of 1,000, leaving the balls on tho lower rail
In position for to-night. He made the 1,000
points in fifty-three minutes, aud McUleery did
not get a shot.
AVAR ON IUY.TOR POWELL..
A Number of Senators Said to ho After His
Intimations arc abroad that tho attack which
Senator Stewart made on tho Geological Survey
iu the Senato last week was but the first gun of
a big campaign against Maj. Powell's bureau.
It is said that Senator Stewart has a
number of other Senators with him in tho fijrht,
and that this week a powerful battery of creat
guns will be trained on Maj. Powell's defenses
from tho north end of the Capitol, and such a
tremendous cannonading begun that tho chief
of the Geological Survey will be thankful to
escape with his life.
Exciting Eight-Oar Shell Race.
Newakk, N. J., May 31. The junior olcht
oar shell race of tho Passaic Blver Rowing As
sociation regatta, which was declared off on
Decoration Day on a foul, was rowed th is even
ing. Tho Tritons and Passalcs entered. Tho
two crews got away simultaneously. Tho
Tritons pulled into a lead of a
half length at the half milo post.
The Passalcs gained, and at tho three-quarter
mile post tho boats were close together. AVhen
about a quarter of a milo of tho finish tho boats
fouled repeatedly. Finally they got out of tho
rut, and tho Tritons pulled out for the finish,
crossing tho lino in the lead. Befereo Mullen,
however, gave tho race to tho Passiacs, as tho
Tritons were in tho Passalcs' water. The Tri
tons were about a boat length ahead.
Death of Mr. Henry Polkinhorn.
The sudden death of Mr, Henry Polkinhorn
on Thursday removes one of tho oldest and
most respected citizens and business men of
AA'ashlngton. Deceased spent nearly forty
flvo of tho seventy-six years of his useful life
in this city, coming hero from Baltlmoro, whoro
he was born, In 1830. Learning tho printer's
trade ou tho Nationul Intelligencer, he worked
on that paper till 1850, when ho began business
for himself in tho building now occupied by Bron
tano's. After tho war ho erected the ilvo-story
building on D street, between Sixth and Sev
enth, which has since been occupied by him
and his son and nephew, who succeeded him
in business. Mr. Polkinhorn retired in 1870,
but has since that time been Interested in bank
ing. He was a director of tho Second National.
Ho leaves a widow, flvo daughters, and two
sons. Ho was a member of St. John's Lodge
of Masons aud of tho Oldest Inhabitants. Tho
funeral occurred yesterday afternoon and. was
one of tho largest that has taken placo in late
years, and was atlonded by tho Oldest Inhabi
tants in a body. Tho interment was at Oak
Tho Pennsylvania Railroad's Sum
mer Excursion Route Boole.
Tho announcement that tho Pennsylvania
liailroad's Summer Excursion Bouto Book for
1800 is just from tho press will bo hailed by
mauy with great pleasure. Iu this year's issue
valuablo additions havo been added to tho de
scriptive matter, as well as 60ino very artistic
reproductions of scenic beauty, and the exten
sive labyrinth of louto and rate classification
ranges from Canada to tho Equator, and from
the Atlantic to the Pacific. Tho entiro ab
sence of advertising matter iu its pages, and Its
choice original cover, makes it a pleasing book
for a library table, and an invaluable compan
ion ot the summer tourist and pleasure seeker.
This book can be procured at all the Pennsylva
nia Hailroad ticket ofllces.
Tho National Republican Executlvo Commit
tee, at their session Friday evening, elected
Powell Clayton, of Arkansas, and B.Scott, of
AVest A'irgiuia, members of tho committee.
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THIRTY PEOPLE INJURED.
The Spring Pnlaco Fire Ono Victim Kus
soll Harrison's Coolness.
Fou AVokth, Tex., May 31. AV. Hayne, a
railroad contractor, is the only victim of tho
Spring Palace fire. There were 3,000 persons
in tho building and all got out in less than threo
mluutes. Many jumped from the second story
window and were injured, but tho Indications
are no deaths will result.
Hayne threw numbers of women and children
from the second story windows and then leaped
to the grouud with a senseless woman in his
arms. His clothes were all ablaze and he broke
several bones in his leap. He died this
Thirty people are reported injured, all but
ten from Fort AArorth.
Tho fire started from some one trampling on a
sulphur match. Tho loss is estimated at $100,
000. exclusivo of exhibits of historical value.
Mr. Russell Harrison's coolness In trying to
calm tho mass of humanity In the wild break
for the exits Is commented on widely.
The Father Matthew Professorship.
The Father Matthew Total Abstinence So
ciety will give a musical aud literary entertain
ment at Lincoln Hall on Friday evening, Juno
(J, to raise funds to aid in endowing tho Father
Matthew Professorship in the Catholic Univer
sity. The President, several members of the
CaDinet, and Cardinal Gibbons havo signified
their deslro to bo present. The Right Rev.
Bishop Keane, rector of tho Catholic Univer
sity, will bo tho orator of tho evening. The
concert will bo under the direction of Professor
Gannon. Tickets may be had at Leploy's book
store, 71J5 Fifteenth street.
TRY YOUR LiUOK
IJy Buying a Lot and a Chunco of Draw
ing a Houso.
Among tho many novel schemes presented
by tho "hustlers" la real estato of late to in
duce tho public generally to secure for them
solves a home, something every man 6hould say
lie has, none no doubt will be more successful
than that presented by Messrs. GIbbsit Loofller,
agents for Hodges's addition to Halpiuo Village.
No one should fail to read the description of
this beautiful suburban property In another
part of this paper, aud tho inducements to buy
A Golden Opportunity.
No ono should be without a piece of real es
tate, and with tho oxlstiug opportunities ex
tended by our many enterprising real estato
dealers thero is no excuse for ono not to pos
sess something of that kind, no matter how lim
ited their means may be. One ot the most lib
eral offers, as well as tho most deslrablo pleco
of suburbau property that has been placed on
tho market this spring, Is tho Forest Glen prop
erty offered by .Air. J. R. Hertford, tho well
kuown aud popular real estato broker, at 1419
G street northwest. For full particulars see ad
vertisement in another part of paper.
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and beloved husband of Elvira E. Gladwin.
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040 P STREET NOUTHWEST.
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