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THE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY.JULY 20, 1SQO.
HE BITES LIKE A DOG.
A NEGRO BOY WHO HASTEKKOIUZKD
A QUIET NEIGIinOKIIOOD.
Ho Attncko Hoys nnil Girls Viciously, ainng
llng Their Cheeks and Anns With His
Tcotli One of Ills Victims Fnlnts From
That section of the city In tho region about
Twelfth nnd S streets has been enjoying n sensa
tion caused by the exploits of a desperato young
negro, who seems to bo somo kin to "Jack the
Hipper." This boy has been arrested three times,
and is nbout thirteen years of age. Ho gives his
name as Henry Shclton. His proclivities tiro
literally more blood-thirsty even than wero those
of his Whltechnpel prototype, it being his habit
on every opportunity, with tho tastes of a vam
pire, to Eeizo with his teeth tho arm or cheek of
some one of his young companions and bito it
viciously. Ho is not satisfied with biting once,
but shows his fondness for this method of attack
by following tip the first wherever ho can get his
teeth fastened in the ilcoh of his luckless victim.
Within tho past two weeks, emboldened perhaps
by his various escapes from the clutches of tho
law, his attacks of this naturolmve been of much
more frequent occurrence, and several of his
victims, of ages ranging from five to fifteen
years, of both colors and sexes, can testify to his
inordinate love for this kind of amusement.
His attacks seem to bo promoted by his insatia
ble desire for blood, and his presence on tho
street is the signal for a general scattering of the
youngsters In his vicinity. So great has become
the fear of him that many parents onS and T
streets, near Twelfth and Thirteenth, arc afraid
to allow their children to run on tho streets, and
numerous complaints have been made against
him by residents of that vicinity.
As lar as can bo learned tho boy is without
home or friends, and for three months past has
lived in wagons, empty stables, under doorsteps,
and, in fact, any place In which he could find
shelter. His food he obtains by stealing and
begging. He seems to be the chief or leader of
a gang of boys who infest tho neighborhood and
cause the officers on that beat much annoyance
by their mad pranks and vicious tricks.
Officer Uppermau said to a Hekald reporter
that tho boy is as bad as a regular mad-dog on
his beat, and causes him almost as much trouble.
Some time since Shelton attacked the proprietor
of a banana cart, who Immediately instituted a
chase, eventually catching him. Tho Italian
held him, although his arms were badly bitten
in the attempt, until a policeman camo up and
took them both Into custody. Meanwhile the
rest of the "gang" had swooped down upon the
banana cart and entirely cleared it out. Before
Justice Miller the Italian was charged with as
sault, owing to his Inability to talk English of
the required quality, and tho negro was let go.
Since that time assaults of this kind have occa
sionally occurred, and tho officers have been
lookinc for tho instigator for some time.
On Monday last Shelton attacked two boys who
weie playing tennis on a vacant lot on S street,
bitincr both of them, and one so badly that he
fainted several times from the pain. His arm
was terribly lacerated, showing four places in
which ho had been bitten. Complaints were made
at the Eighth Precinct Station-house, and orders
were given for his immediate arrest. That night
Officer Upperman received word that the boy
could be lound in an empty wagon on the Gov
ernment reservation on the corner of Twelfth
and Q streets. He was found there and token to
the station-house. Judge Miller assigned him
ninety days, and it was hoped the neighborhood
would be rid of him for somo time to come, but
on "Wednesday afternoon his fine waB paid and he
was again turned loose.
The officer declares his intention of arresting
him for vagrancy upon sight, and no doubt
Henry's HTo will henceforth bo devoted more to
keeping out of the officers' way than hunting up
fresh victims on whom to satiate his inhuman ap
petite. Among his victims of the post whose names
could bo obtained were young Hilton, residing at
Twelfth and S streets; Henry Morgan, Eugene
Justus, and "Wlllio Morling. Several other boys,
colored, wero his victims, and some little girls
also suffered by his attacks.
. . .
Special Excursion to Baltimore.
A Epecial excursion to the Pompeiiau F4te at
Baltimore will be run by the B. it 0. R. R.
Thursday, July 24, leaving B. & O. Station 5:30
P. M. and returning at 11:30 P. M.
An elaborate programme has been arranged
for this night, and somo of Pain's best produc
tions will be given, among them the Palls of
Niagara. Nothing to equal it has ever been
seen in this country. Round-trip tickets, good
only on trains named above, including admis
sion to the Fete, 51.25.
A Desk for Mr. Ding-man.
Last night Harrison Dingman, Supervisor of
the District Census, was surprised on entering
his office to find a very fine roller-top desk,
which was not there when he went out. A mo
ment later in filed a long line of enumerators
of the District. After all had come in Mr. M.
E. Danfortb, in a neat address, presented the
desk to Mr. Dingman. Mr, Dingman replied in
his hearty and genial way, thanking the
donors for the handsome gift, and compliment
ing them for the good work they did in taking
the census of this city. After Mr. Dingman
had spoken he Invited all present to join hini
at Sautter's and enjoy themselves. It Is need
less to say that the health o Mr. Dingman was
responded to by the merry clicking of glasses
and tho puffins of good cigars. The desk has
a silver plate "with the following inscription:
"Presented to Harrison Dingman by the Enum
erators of the Eleventh Census. July, 1890."
Just the Thing.
Children suffer usually this season of the
year from heat. They are ofttimes very Ir
ritable. It Is called prickly heat. To relievo
children is the first thought of the parent, and
how to do It Is the question first asked. Tho
Leader has an answer to tho question which
observation and trial has attested. Cook'6
Balm of Life, applied with a sponge wherever
the irruptions appear, will effect almost an im
mediate cure. It Is not a patent medicine, but
a combination of harmless constituent ele
ments by one of the most eminent chemists of
the country, aud it looks like water. It allays
the inflammation; It don't drive it back, but
rather cousumes It, and thus prevents an im
At the Harrison Cottage.
Cai-k May, N. J., July 19. Postmaster Gen
eral Wauamaker arrived by the evening express
aud joined his family at Cape May Point. Rus
sell Harrison and wife accorapauled him from
Washington, and, on arrival, proceeded at once
to tho Harrison cottage, they being met here by
the Prebldentand Mrs. Harrison. Mrs. Russell
Harrison took a seat in the carriage, while tho
President and his son went by train to tho
Point, as did also the Postmaster General.
Killed by a Fall J-'rom His Hor&e.
WiLKKSUAiiitE, Pa., July 19. A special des
patch from Aspen, Col., to tho Record Etates
that Dr. Edward G. O'Malley, of Wilkesbarre,
was thrown from a horse while out riding this
morning aud was instantly killed. Deceased
was at ono time coroner of Luzerne County.
Ho was thirty-three years of age, and was bofu
iu New Haven, Conn., where he resided until
withiu a few years.
The Now York Cotton Exchange wore a holl
day appeurauco yesterday owing to tho inter
ruption of telegraphic communication, aud,
therefore, no orders.
John Butler, colored, aged seventeen, was
drowned while bathing In n pond at tho foot of
Seventeenth street northwest on Monday last.
Mr. E. N. Wntois has been elected Inspector by
tho board of fire underwriters of Washington to
fill the vacancy caused by the election or Mr.
Lemuel Towers to bo secretary cf tho Lincoln
Firo Insurance Company.
Mr. A, E. Randall, the owner of Congress
Heights, has returned to tho city after an ex
tensive tour through tho Now England States.
A well-dressed man hurriedly jumped from
a street-car as It npproached tho Sixth-street
wharf about noon last Sunday, ran to tho wharf,
and nothing has been seen ot him since. Hois
thought to have drowned himself. The river
was dragged by tho police boat, but his remains
wero not found.
Iu a fight in the pool-room at tho Globe
Theatre Monday nf tcrnoon John Myers, a young
white man, was struck on tho head with tho butt
ot n cuo by Henry McCarthy, aged nineteen, and
had his scull fractured.
Hcurich's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
Comptroller of tho Treasury Matthews has
informed tho Commissioners that they cannot
without violating tho law appoint men who are
not houorably discharged soldiers and sailors on
tho police force. This decision was made iu tho
caso ol Officer Hutton, who was appointed some
weeks ago to test the law.
"Ned" Arnold, of tho Bureau of Engraving
and Printing, went down tho river cruising with
a party of friends on Wednesday on the lauuch
Littte Nell. While skylarking near Clifton
Bench Arnold fell overboard and was drowned.
For a tonic and stimulant, drink It. Portner
Brewing Co.'s Cabinet Beer.
All officers nnd inspectors of the District
government who arc authorized to enter tho
houses of citizens In tho discharge of their
duties have been ordered by the Commissioners
to wear a uniform enp, with their badgo of of
fice embroidered on it.
At a meeting of the Maryland Stato Republi
can Association during the week a resolution
was unanimously udopted magnanimously de
manding that ex-Confederates in tho Depart
ments, especially those drawing high salaries,
There will bo a Nationalist meeting at Ltn
deu, Md., at 7:30 P. M. on Tuesday. The subject
for discussion will be "Industrial Cooperation as
Contemplated by Nationalism." The speakers
will be Mr. J. L. McCrecry, Rev. Alexander Kent,
Mr. Paul T. Bowen, and Mr. Maurice Pechin.
Those desiring to attend should take the 7 P. M.
train, Metropolitan Branch, returning at 9:50
Heurlch's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
The members of the No. 8 fire company,
whoso engihe-housc Is located on North Carolina
avenue southeast, between Sixth and Seventh
streets, were presented by the residents of that
vicinity with a handsome national llag and
streamer Deanng tne name or their company.
The two noted female shoplifters, Kate Fri
day aud Sarah Lowess, were taken to Albany
penitentiary Thursday night to serve out their
respective sentences of two and three aud a half
Special Officer McKuight wa3 sent to the
work-house for fifteen days on tho charge of
having threatened to shoot Officer Slack.
The street railroad companies have been In
the habit of paving the spaces between their
tracks with granite blocks and other material
belonging to the District. Now the Attorney for
the District has decided that this material must
be paid for by the street railroad comoanles.
Heurlch's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for it.
The skeleton of a baby was found hidden away
in a box under the floor of the large brick build
ing on tho southeast corner of Fourteenth and
B streets southwest, lately leased for the use of
tho Agricultural Department and now under
The meeting of the Nationalist Club at Linden
on Tuesday evening is projected by Mr. Fred-
encK iienjamin, a zealous memoer ol the cluo.
Mr. Frank Schwarz, manager of the Anheuser-Busch
Brewing Association, of the Wash
ington department, left Saturday for Colonial
Beach, where he will spend a few weeks.
A slight fire last night at 8 o'clock did about
S23 damage to Joseph Torrent's saloon, at 033
Pennsylvania avenue southeast.
The local Father Matthew Total Abstinence
Society are preparing to entertain handsomely
a number of delegates to the national conven
tion of the order, who will stop in this city on
their way to Pittsburg the first week In August.
It Is hoped to get the national convention for
this city next year.
Mary Bruminell. of 271G P street, was badly
cut in the hand while fooling with a butcher
knife held In the hands of her husband. The
hand was nearly severed from the arm, but
fortunately prompt medical attention was
rendered, thereby preventing the loss of the
Lieut. Guy and a posse of officers of tho
Third Precinct raided tho establishment of Mr.
Herzog, JJ533 K street, last night and found a
game or poker In lull blast. The cards, tables,
etc., were confiscated, and Herzog was held in
SM collateral. i '-. -
Mr. A. W. Davis, the popular and congenial
salesman with tho well-known Arm of Havenner
& Davis, shoo dealers, has returned to tho city,
after rusticating in Frederick. Md.
Heurlch's Extra Palo Lager. Ask for It.
Henri' Boorraau, of Georgetown, who died
in Januan. left a will cutting off his children
with legacies of SI each because they had been
undutitul. All the rest of his estate was left to
his sister. Agues Ferguson. The children are
now contesting the will on the ground ot undue
The unfortunate who cannot leave the city
this summer will find spiritual consolation at
Costelo's Now York HuiftSt, 403 Tenth street
Heurlch's Extra Palo Lager. A6k for it.
Tho Butler County National Bank, ot Butler,
Po., has been authorized to begin business with
a capital of S1Q.000.
Bond purchases by tho Treasury yesterday,
S32--',800. at iai f r registered 4 per cents., und 10J
tor registered 4t perceuts.
Total bonds purchased by tho Government
Since August. 1887. S278.717.100; cost, S3,310,iW;
cost at maturity, $3M,510,:01; saving, $70,20J,010.
Tho Secretary of tho Treasury yesterday is
sued instructions to customs officers to govern
proceedings under tho customs administrative
law, which goes Into effect August 1 next.
Tho Senate increases tho appropriation in tho
Sunday Civil bill for continuing tho publication
of tho official records of the War of the Rebellion
from $152,100, as fixed by theHouso.to $23.),O0O.
For an oil portrait of Chief Justice Marshall,
to be hung In tho robing-roorn ol the Supremo
Court, the Senate yesterday inserted an appro
priation of S1.000 iu tho Sundry Civil bill.
Tho amendments to tho Sundry Civil Appro
priation bill made by tho Senate lu Committee of
tho Wholo wero all ngreed to in tho Senate,
including those relatiug to the irrigation sur
vey. For tho purchaso of additional land for the
national cemetery at Hampton, Vn., tho Sundry
Civil bill as it passed the Semite lust night carries
an appropriation of SI 0,00 J, that being a reduc
tion of $7,000 below the amount allowed by tho
Death of an Ex-Oongressman.
Wii.KKSiiAiuiE, Pa., July 19. Dr. James D
Strawbrldge died suddenly at his homo In Dani
vlllo, Pa., this morning. He was sixty-four
years of age, served through the late war, was cap
tured while serving as medical director of the
Eighteenth Array Corps, and 6pent three
mouths in Libby Prison. Dr. Strawbridge rep
resented the Thirteenth Pennsylvania District
in the Forty-third Congress,
Going to the G. A. R. Assembly.
Ni:v YoitK, July 19, Mrs. U. S. Grant, Gen.
O. O. Howard aud wife, Couimauder (Jlukson
aud wife, Chaplain McCabe, and Rev. Dr, A.
J. Palmer will leave by a special car ou the
Erlo road for Silver Lake Assembly, to be pres
ent on Grand Army Day, 23d instnut.
SUGAR, SILiVEK, AND GAS.
These Wero tho Most Attractive Stocks In
Wall Streot Yostcrdny.
New Youk, July 19. The stock market of
to-day was a fitting tender for that of yesterday,
as only 21,220 shares marked the dealings in
listed stocks, and 21,099 of unlisted stocks, of
which Biigar refineries furnished 20,793. The
Interest of tho day was centred in tho dealings
in sugar refineries, silver certificates, and Cit
izens' Gas, of Brooklyn. Sugar continued its
rise of yesterday upon tho favorable decision or
tho General Term, and scored a further advance
of U per cent, to 77j, but at that flguro plenty
of stock came out, and It retired quickly to 7CJ,
aud after some fluctuations of small fractions
finally closed at Its lowest point. Silver cer
tificates advanced again, but only reached 109;!.
Tho general list presented a firm front, but
failed to movo except slight reactions. Tho
market finally closed intensely dull, which even
tho bank statement, with Its comparatively small
loss in surplus rescrvcd,fallcd to move, at about
tho opening prices. Money on call has been
easy, with all loans at 3 and closing at 3. Prime
mercantile paper Is in fair demand from outside
banks, and tho supply of first-class names con
tinues good. Rates are slightly easier. Sixty
to ninety days indorsed bills receivable are 5
per cent.; four months acceptance ofJTSl; aud
good slnglo names, with from 4 to 0 months to
run, G0i. Sterling exchange is quiet and
steady, with actual business at 4S1J for sixty
day bills, and 4SSJ for demand. Posted rates
485(0,489. Government bonds have beeu dull
aud heavy for tho 4's. State bonds have been
entirely neglected. Railroad bonds have been
dull and steady.
MAD BUIL-DOGIN THE STREETS.
Exciting Experiences in Chicago Many
Chicago, July 19. Residents In the Twenty
seventh Ward had au experience with a mad
dog last night. A largo bull-dog came tearing
down tho road from Nyles, snapping at every
thing he met. He crossed the river and ran
down the main street of Montrose, where a
German, whose name was not learned, endeav
ored to intercept him. The beast fastened his
jaws on the man's arm aud mutilated it to
such an extent that amputation will probably
be necessary. He then ran on down the street,
biting a dozen or more dogs In the neighbor
hood. Ho sprang on two boys, who wero play
ing in the road. One of them was frightfully
lacerated about the chest and was taken to the
hospital. The other was bitten on tho hand.
By this tlmo a party of citizens were In pursuit
of the brute. He was followed Into an onen field.
where ho turned on his pursuers. One of the
party 6hot and wounded the animal, and then
a man armed with an Ice-pick struck him a
blow in the neck. The dog fastened his teeth
in the handle of the pick aud was prodded to
death with a pitchfork.
Excursion to Linray.
The second select excursion to the Caverns
of Luray will leave Washington Wednesday,
July 23. J'
A special train of day coaches will leave B.
&, O. Station at 8:30 A. M., arriving home at 9
P. M., allowing the excursionists four hours for
the Inspection of the wonderful Caverns.
Round-trip tickets, including admission to
the Cave and reserved seat In the coach, only
$3.50. Dinner at the Luray Inn, seventy-five
Thispowdernover varies. A marvelof purity,
than the ordinary kinds, and cannot bo sold in
competition with the multitude of low-test,
short-woightalumor phosplmtepowdors. Sold
only in cans. Royat, Baking Powder Co.
AGENTS S70 per month and expenses
iWANTIiD "" Booda ly Faciplo and Ilvo at borne.
-... Salary pala promptly and expenses la
i)N advnnco Particulars and Enmplu caso
niTiniT Far.n. Wo mean what wo say. Stand
O Ali flLlV X nrd Silverware Oo..JHoton. MnnR.
If so, you doubtless experience tho samo dlfll
oulty that raoBt otherB do In procuring tho article
that just suits your taste. Send us 25 cents (or
10 cents and a 2-cent stamp for samplo) and get a
package of tho most delicious Tea you over
drank suro to please tho most fastideous.
All our TeaB aro shipped in Original Packages.
Do not bo deceived by imitators and traveling
salesmen who claim to represent us. Address
Do You Orlnk Tea ?
No. 176 Clark Street, Cor. Monroe,
CHICAGO. ILL. au2My
W. J. THOROWGOOD & OO.
HAVE REMOVED TO THEIR
Hm NEW YORK AVENUEN. W.,
WHERE THEY" HAVE IN STOCK
A PULL LINE OF
WALL PAPEUS. SHADES, AND ItOOM
ALL WORK FIRST-CLASS AND AT
.A. FINE LINE
NEW FALL STYLES
IN STOCK AT
VEEI LOW PRICES.
Seventeenth St. and Penn. Ave. N. W.
TELEPHONE, 003-3. ocS7-tfl
Our Store Closes at 6 P. M., Saturdays Excepted, Until Sept. 1.
Is clearly shown by the way the population re
sponded to our $9.90 suit sale advertisement. The
sales of the past week have dwindled our stock
down considerably. If we have your size left,
which no doubt we have if not in one pattern in
some other kind we can show you some rare bar
gains. Those who have not called should some
now and make their selections. It's an oppor
tunity you shouldn't miss.
Maifactiri CloMers ail Tailors,
Cor. Se?eiitli and E Si
RICHTER ELECTRIC LIGHT CO.,
Camden, N. J.
I am at liberty to certify that the ENERGI5CER MOMENTUM ENGINE, of the
invention of B. C. Pole, was run for hours at a time, and gave a result of horse
power over a friction brake weighed b a Fairbanks scale, being eighty-threo rev
olutions per minute with a i0-inch lever and twenty pounds held doivn at tho end of
sa(d Zero-. This result was from two of our one-horse-power dynamos run as
motors. The Energizer which accomplished this great result is now in Washing
ton, D. O.
ItTCHTEK ELECTRIC LIGHT CO.,
Signed) CHAS. RICHTER, Manager.
For all information apply to the
f a rwa ny g PfUM
energizer raiomeirajm t
OFFICE, 1416 F STREET NORTHWEST.
Tho large 03-horse-power Energizer will bo running in a few days-is well toward completion.
Tho Camden Energizer, ns certified to by tho Richter Electric Light Co., is at the -works for
AMERICAN ENERGIZER MANUFACTURING CO. LIMITED.
Dynamos when run as motors are about lmlf-horso power each.
This result is two full horso power and no heating of tho motors. Without tho Momentum
Energizer tho motors heated nt onco, and at only ono-fourth strain on friction brake. jy20-tf0
teH CJ fos3p
FOR COOKING, ETC.
We keep on hand a Well-Selected Stock of
STOVES, in a Variety of Styles and Sizes, and
shall be glad to show them, more glad to sell
SMALL GAS BOILERS at $1.15 and $1.50, Good for a Hasty
Cup of Tea or Coffee.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT COMPANY
413 Tenth Street Northwest,
3Jo A.slieB S'