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THE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 23. 189G.
A NKW SUBURBAN CITY.
Tim ltciuitlful Suburb of Kensington For
A largo nml tnciry party oi! well-known citi
zens left the 11. it 0. Station by the Motropoll
Inn Branch on Tuesday afternoon to witness a
notable anil Interesting ceremony. Their desti
nation was Kensington, formerly Knowlcs, one
of the most beautiful suburbnu towns In the
whole clrelo that surrounds the Nntionnl Capi
tal. The occasion was the formal baptism of
Kensington by Its now name, and when the
train arrived a Hag-raising took place. This
was followed bv an address by Mr. Charles
Hancock, who wns Introduced by Mr. Kastcr
day, of the firm of Eastcrday &, Ilaldcman. Mr.
"The beautiful and stately banner which this
afternoon has been unfurled and now lloats
aloft, kissed by the virgin mountain airs fan
ning the romantic and beautiful Kensington,
proclaims to us that this charming villngo has,
by n wise and phllunthrophic gentleman, been
dedicated ns a site for suburban homes, a city
of homes dedicated and consecrated, where
peace, rest, hnppiucss, and health can bo en
joyed. "Knowles, now Kensington, has over been re
nowned for Its pastoral beauties, its lovely
scenery, Its hcnlthfulness, its charm of loca
tion. Hero for many years have resided the
cream of Maryland's best society; hero have
dwelt somo of the first families of the land;
here heroes have been born and gone forth in
their manhood to battle for the land they loved
so well; and hero to-day wo meet to baptize
Kensington, and as wo stand at the font of her
consecration let us bow at her shrine of rural
aud pastoral beauty, and hall the new-born
Kensington us a boon for the coming ages, where
our wives and children, our friends, and the
strangers within our gates may find homes,
sweet homes, that most sacred of all terrestrial
"No more delightful spot could have been se
lected as a llttlng compliment to that genius
and acumen which permitted tho grand idea to
bo born, aud personally I accord my tribute to
tho gentleman to whoso mentality wo are In
debted for the lovely, charming, delightful
Kensington, tho future city of surburban
homes. Here, nestled by Nature's charms, beau
tiful homes will spring "into exlstenco us If by
the magician's wand, stately, costly, and luxu
rious homes, replete with all that tends to
charm, beautify, and adorn our lives and edu
cate and develop the beautiful within ourselves.
Here, surrounded by that grand mother, Na
ture, will bo born the heroes, statesmen, diplo
mats, professors, the artist, and tho sculptor of
the future; and hero the honored founder of
Kensington will dwell, surrounded by the beau
ties resultant of his noble mission. His stately
homo will be the central figure of delightful Ken
sington, an edifice worthy of the grand con
ception whoso appointments will embrace the
frescoes of La Belle France, the sculptury of
Home, paintings from tho Vatican, the tapes
tries of Florence; hero will bo congregated tho
culture, beautv. fashion, and elite of Maryland.
To be a resident of Kensington will bo tho
entree to all that is crood, noble, beautiful, and
true; here the Sabbatarian chimes will swell the
glad refrain; hero the holy, sacred rest of tho
Sabbath will bo consecrated, and God's holy
temple replete with grateful devotees; hero will
be found sweet, peaceful rest from city cares;
here happy reunions will bo lovingly enjoyed;
here will bo united by nuptial vows tho sons
and dauchter8 of Kensington, and babbling
babes will lisp tho loving name; and to-day wo
innueurato the opportunity so generously ex
tended for the selection of sites; to-day you are
offered tho choicest plots; to-day you are
invited to become, Keuslngtonians; to-day
wo extend the social hand bidding 3ou to
be one of us; to-day wo say come and enjoy all
wo offer you; the right liand of fellowship i3
yours to embrace; the opportunity is yours,
and wo offer you all tho blessings which can
possibly bo enjoyed on earth a beautiful site
for jour future home, with good, puro air and
water, tho breezes wafted over tho stately Po
tomac, kissed by tho mountains of old Virginia,
borno aloug by the hills and rills of 'My Mary
land.' Como and dwell with us, and in the
summer solstico list to the vocul anthem of tho
feathered minstrels, gazo at tho Occident at sot
of sun, view the gilded orb at morn in tho
orient, and let naturo woo you with her charms
and caresses. Now is the appointed time; now
is your opportunity; to-day your being's long
ing can bo secured, a homo where, freo from
the world's alarms, you can bo at rest. Tho
stately city of Washington within view, yet so
remote; society charming and captivating; all
naturo und human naturo bowing obedience,
and heaven smiling on your efforts to secure
that charm of charms, a home, a beautiful
home, beyond price, and offered you to-day.
"No boou moro worthy of your acceptance,
no boon more lovingly bestowed, no grander
heritage, no grander birthright for your chil
dren and your graudchlldren, encompassing all
through tho future years. And amid all this
rejoicing in Kensington this lovely afternoon,
do not let us forget tho gentlemen to whom so
much Is due, and to whoso courtesy we aro in
debted for this delightful trip, this outing In
the woods and glens, gentlemen of probity and
honor, whoso word Is their bond; ability un
questioned, an honor to tho business public,
and as truo as gold; aflluent, courteous, genial.
All honor to the Arm of Fsterday to Haldeman.
Thanking you for courteous attention to these
brief remarks, I will close to give you tho op
portunity so eagerly sought by you all, tlio
curing of n beautiful site for your
Xlio Now Club for "Women.
WImodnughsIs 1 What a queer, long word 1
What does it mean ? says every one who sees it
for tho first time. Let mo explain, and you
will 6eo that tho word is not any too long, for
In it aro combined almost everything which
makes life worth living. Take tho word in
syllables wl-wivcs, mo-mothers, daugh-daugh-tcrs,
sis-sisters. Now, could wo have any homes
without all that this word contains ?
Now, although theso wives, mothers,
daughters, and sisters all want to do whntever
they can to make life pleasant to tholrhusbands,
fathers, sons, and brothers, somo of them have
to earn their bread by leaving their homes,
others have no quiet, well-lighted room In
which to read or study; others still get very
tired in tho dally routine of housekeeping and
caring for little chlhlreu, even though "these
cares nro dear to their hearts. Wo all know
how truo the saving is that "All work and no
play makes .lack n dull boy," nnd It is tho same
with Jill. She, too, must have nn outing once
in a while. Only watch a father or brother
shut up in tho house for two or three days and
sec if you find him as ngrccablo a companion
on tho third day as on tho first.
So we havo come to tho conclusion that tho
women of tho family do need 6ome outsido in
terest as well as tho men. Whcro shall tho in
terest bo centered; in the church ? Yes, some
times, but oven there you will not find all that
theso wives and mothers need. If they are go
ing to the church soclablo or to tho theatre and
wish to meet a friend there must be a place of
meeting appointed, especially if tho persons re
side iu different sections of the city. They
For the coming week we offer the following list of special prices, which we term TRADE
WINNERS, consisting oi Rare Bargains in Seasonable Goods. Each and every special adver
tised is an immense bargain, and you will do well to call and examine the extraordinary low
prices which will prevail at our great TRADE-WINNERS SALE.
A New Establishment.
Happy should ho tho man or establishment
who can satisfy tho many wants of tho ladles
011 their shopping tours. Such seems to be tho
good fortune of S. Cohen & Co., of 52fl
Eloventh street northwest, who have lately em
barked in business. Thoy havo christened their
now establishment "Cohen's Trimming Store,"
as they handle exclusively ladles' trimmings of
every description. As a HuuAi.n man was
making his usual rounds last week his atten
tion was attracted by tho handsomely decorated
windows of tho nbovo establishment, so ho
ventured in to 6eo if tho iuterior corresponded
with tho oxterior. It is needless to expatiate
on tho varied aud well-selected assortment
found within, and tho Ilciui.n man immedi
ately camo to tho conclusion that it would be
impossible for ladies not to havo their wants
gratified by visiting "Cohen's Trimming Store,"
Headquarters lor Furs.
The assortment of furs, shoulder capes, in
sealskin with Persian and niai ten fiare collars,
coney and muskrat capes, seal sacks, and fur
trimmings in every variety of fur, just received
aud now on sale at tho establishment of
Messrs. Willcttifc lluoff, No. 905 Pennsylvania
avenue, is tho most eoiupleto aud attractive
that is to bo seen this side of New York. It
seems almost superfluous to statu that all goods
sold by this firm aro warranted. Tho business
standing of Messrs. Willett and lluoff is such
astobouguaranteo that all goods handled hi'
them aro entirely reliablo and aro sold as low
as by any house in America. Dunlap's New
York hats constitute ouo of tho specialties at
this establishment, but tho stock also coiu-
S rises plush wraps aud muffs at cost, silk u Hi
reling, canes, aud numerous other desirable
and stylish soasouablo garments aud articles
appropriate for holiday presents.
jlflHiihlHii!,, Iff t
Nolly Bly dips, in nil colors, regular
prico 40, M), and 02c, nt
French Felt Huts nnd Bonnets, In all
shnpes nnd colors, sold everywhere ncn
for S1.2G and S1.B0, nt 0U
AVool Folt lints In nil shapes nnd colors,
sold every whero for 87c. and SI. nt. ..
Beaver Flats. In nil colors, sold every
where for 31.150 nnd SL7", nt
Trimmed lints, worth $5
Trimmed Hats, worth SO.fiO, nt
Trimmed Hats, worth S8, nt. 55'5
Trimmed lints, worth SlO.nt $6-43
We quote below prices on n few Odds nnd
Ends in Dress Trimmings, which nre rare bar
gains: C pieces Black Mohnir Gimp, can bo
used on 11 Wrap or Dress; was 38c;
special price to close at per yard
3 pieces Black Silk Fringe, which was
Sl:25; special price to close nt per yd.
2 pieces Black Silk Vandyke for Skirt
Trimming; wns S2.50; special price. . .
3 Black Silk Wnlst Garnitures; were T
S2.75: special price iP1-
A full Hue of Thompson's
sets on hand.
Our regular 50c. Corset.
the club-house, .o. 1400 g STiir.r.T
XEAU U. S. TKEASUKY.
usually say, "We will meet in Mr. Blank's
drug store," or perhaps some cold street
corner is selected. But now these meet
ings in stores and on street corners need not bo
a necessity, for the long word at the heading of
this article means a homo or meeting place for
women, whero they will find well-lighted, com
fortable rooms, open fires, plenty of good
books, magazines, daily papers, and, more than
all, a hearty welcome from 8 A. M. until 10 P.
M. every day, including Sunday.
And all this has been accomplished through
the exertions of somo bravo women who havo
duly organized WImodaughsIs as a joint-stock
company (capital not to exceed 200,000) and
procured a temporary residence until the neces
sary funds shall bo secured to build a largo
club-house especially designed for women. Tho
stock is non-assessable and tho officers are
under bond. Tho shares havo been placed at
the low price of $5 each, aud the first issue is
now being rapidly subscribed for.
Here aiso competent persons will teach
French, German, Spanish, Latin, music, paint
ing, hygiene, physiology, gymnastics, short
hand, type-writing, typo-setting, cooking, dress
making, milliner1, etc., etc., and the monthly
payment of a very small amount entitles women
to enjoy tho many privileges offered by this
new club. Women from the North, South,
East, and West will find here a quiet place after
a long or short journey, and can come directly
to thi6 pleasant homo with its attractive lunch
room, and after resting a while will bo furnished
with all necessary information regarding rooms
or boarding places, if thoy desire.
For a sm all sum they can hero procure a fe
malo guide or a chaperon to show them all the
places of Interest in this beautiful city. Many
persons still have tho wrong idea of this new
club, and wo often hear such remarks as this :
"Oh, if WImodaughsIs means a placo for women
suffragists and the W. C. T. U. only, I, for one,
shall not go near it." Many women of to-day
are not enlightened enough to see that one
club-house can contain all tho associations,
and still thoy will not intcrfero with each other.
Where all aro working for tho same end, tho
welfare of women, it does more good than harm
to have a diversity of thought, for two heads
aro usually better than one, and if we can only
talk over and oxchango thoughts with each
other in a home-like, quiet placo our minds
grow and wo havo broader ideas than if wo stay
shut up within ourselves and never grasp any
one by tho hand because they do not believe
ju6t as we do.
It is a great comfort to know that wo aro all
treated alike in many ways, for God, our good
heavenly Father, makes tho sun to shine and
tho rain to fall on all, on the ju6t and on tho
unjust. Wo aro all workers in tho same vino
yard, but wo must seo that our work is well
"To look up and not down,
To look out and not in
To look .forward uud not backward.
And to lend n hand." Ai.i'iu.
Our rcgu lar 75c. Corset
Tho Celebrated Florence Corset, in ull
colors; regular price 87c
Our regular SI Corset
Our regular SI.25 Corset
100 20-inch Gloria Sllic Umbrellas,
worth $1.24, nt
100 2G-inch Gloria Silk Umbrellas,
worth S1.48, nt
50 20-inch Gloria Silk Umbrellas,
worth 81.75 nnd Sl.98.nt
40 Inch Henriettas, nil shades, worth , n .
Full lino of Wool Plnlds nnd Stripes, nr
worth 37c, ut -O1- j
40.1nch All-wool Plnlds nnd Stripes, , en '
worth G2c. nt 4J1-
0-4 Cloth, worth 75c, nt 5c
40-Inch Camel's Hair Plnlds, worth 75c., -no
0-4 Cnmcrs Hnlr Plaids, worth S1.02, m t -, -
0-4 French Dlngonnl Cloth, worth Sl'75, & T , r
52-inch Turkey Bed Table Linens, fast. 0 t r
colors, at - 1 v.
54-ineh Blenched Table Linens, at -5-
12c. Canton Flannels, In all colors, nt.. TOC
Fruit of tbo Loom Cotton, full yard no
wide, at V1-
11-4 White Bed Spreads, regular lull nnr
price, S1.25, nt yUL
Honeycomb Spreads, worth 05c, at... 49!
Large Sizo Crochet Spreads. Mar- iT -,n
seilles designs, regular price, 81.75, nt IP l O J
An All-wool 10-4 Scarlet Blanket, , cri
worth '. 4-Du I
Two sets or Wnlst Garnitures in Tur
quoise and Gold, was $4.85, special 2 -price
A SPECIAL 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT IN
OUU TRIMMINGS, BUTTONS, AND FUHS.
All of our 25c. Holsery. in Black, o rn
Stripes, und Colors, wo offer at 411,
All of our 50c. Hosiery, in Black, Anr
Colors, and Stripes, we offcrat 'rUL
Ladies', Misses', and Children's
An elegant Cheviot Jacket, worth $5,
Seo our regulur S7.50 Jacket, with Vest
Front, handsomely finished with Cord
und Tassel, in Blacks mid Blues, at..
Sec that Gonulno Seal Plush Jncket,
London dye. warranted, full length,
tilt si7.es, Bold everywhere for $12, nt
50 styles of Ladies1 and Misses' Jackets,
regular price, S10; wo will sell for....
Our regular S5 Coats for Children from
4 to II years, in nil styles, a decided -r
btirgnln ut iPO ' I O
"Wo offer ouo lino of Plaids, Checks, nnd
Stripes in Children's Uoats.lu ull styles,
from 4 to 14 yenrs; regulnr price, S8;
This is a Now Dcpnrtment, and to successfully
introduce this department wo will offer extraor
dinary low prices.
Purses worth 15e. and 20c. nt.
Pocketbooks worth 3Sc. nnd 50c nt. . .
rocketbooks worth 59c, C2c, nnd 75c. nt
Pocketbooks worth 87c and SI at.
Astrachan Capes, worth S2.50 iP'7 5
Black Haro Capes, worth $2.50
Astrachan Capes, regular price $5. ...
Astrachan Capes, sold everywhere for
Don't delay your purchase. Call early and take advantage of our great
See Monday's "Star" for List of Trade-Winners Bargains in Our Ladies' Underwear
and Infants' Departments.
EEMEMBEBr WE HA YE NO BEANCH STOEE.
A Now JSulldlng Collapsed Laborer
Hurled in tho KutiiH.
Junsr.v Cm-, N. .T Nov. 22. The walls of a
new brick building In courso of erection by
Wells Fargo, ifc Co., on Pavonla avenue sud
denly fell this morning, buryiug a largo num
ber of men in tho ruins. The police, llremen,
and ambulances were soon on the spot aud tho
work of extricating tho buried men commenced.
From underneath tho big pile of brick and
timbers wero heard faint culls for help. "Wo
are being crushed to death I" "For God's sako
help us out!" Whllo willing bauds toro away the
bricks from the maimed limbs of the men
underneath, others pulled away iron girders
and heavy blocks of wood. Eight masons,
twelvo iron workers, und fifteen laborers wero
taken out ami sout to the hospital. George
Barrett was crushed to death. The Injuries of
somo aro regarded as fatal, and it is probable a
number of them will dlo
The broken wall was twelvo inches thick und
was too freshly built to stand the strain of the
high wind which prevailed und tho weight of
the timbers and girders, A largo portion of
tho pressed brick front on Pavonla avenue is
badly bulged and cracked and will have to bo
Howard for Murderer Lowry.
Attorney General Sillier has authorized tho
United States marshal of tho Southern District
of Georgia to issue a rewaid for tho arrest of
Rich Lowry, suspected of tho murder of Col.
Forsytho, tho agent of tho Dodgo estate In
Georgia. The latest information in regard to
Lowry is that he is making his way to North
Carollua with a view of joining the Lowry
The funeral of Mr. Georgo Bryan took placo
yesterday from IiIb mother's residence, 1204 N
street northwest, und wns attended by a largo
number of friends. The service of tho Episcopal
Church wns read by Dr. Elliott, of tho Ascension
Church. Tho casket was covered with beautiful
lloral offerings. Deceased wus tho son of Capt.
Brynn.who went down with his ship, tho Atluntic,
nt sen. Tho interment wns nt Congressional
If you uro fond of good music or enjoy danc
ing don't fall to visit tho grand bazar ut New
Masonic Hull of tho Anacostiu Lodgo No. 21, F.
A. A.M. Seo notice in amusement column.
Attention is called to the nd. of Messrs. Huu
tlngton & Co., 1231 K street northwest. Their
supply of bicycles nnd sundries is complete, und
prices ns low ub tho lowest.
The literary nnd musical cntcrtnlntnent given
by tho Stanford Hides in Carroll Institute 011
Monday night was n success in spito of tho in
clement weather. Tho amateurs nil ncqultted
themselves llko artists, and when nil did so well
thero is no room for comparison.
Mv own linilld.
SI per quart bottlo.
50o. per pint.
Mr. Thomiis Fngan, after seventeen yenrs' ab
sence from Washington, has returned to tho
scenes of his bovhood days, und renewed old ac
quaintances. Mr, Fugun is now a prosperous
speculator of Now Moxlco, und one of tho objects
or the present trip is 10 ouiain somo iniorraution
of his brother, Jumes Fagan, who is on tho stago
under tin assumed namo.
Tho Columbia Cycle Club, whoso members
nro noted for tho pleasant character of tho en
tertainments thoy get up, will give n hop at tho
National HUles' Hull on Tuesday evening of this
In tho drill for tho Fourth Uattullion gold
mediil Thursday evening Sergt. O. J. Harlow,
who won tho medal last year, did not tnko part,
owing to soma dissatisfaction. Sergt. Harlow,
who is tho holder of tho District championship
and interstate championship, Is reudy to meet
tiny competitor iu tho District or elsewhere.
This ovening thero will bo a sermon preached
by tho Iter. Jacob Wilson, nt tho Independent
Methodist Church, Eleventh street, betweon G.
und I southeast, upon tho occasion of tho an
niversary of Cnpital Lodgo No. 11, 1. O. M.
If you wunt your hoso darned or clothes
mended freo of charge, putroni.o tho Champion
Seo tho To-Knlou AVlno Company's ad. Theso
goods uro tho best.
Hurry W. Dowling, 1003 G street northwest,
oll'ers moro valuable pioperty for sale this week.
Seo ad. iu another column.
Mr. J. 11. Drown, tho ugreoablo nnd enter
prising uuinugcr of tho Merchants' Mutual Pro
tective Union, certainly dosorves tho thuuks of
tho business public of Washington. It has been
but a short time since this I'rotectlvo Union has
been organized, still within that period Mr.
Brown has demonstrated that theie is n proper
method of compelllngmnny debtors to pay their
honest obligations, who if not approached in a
proper manner would rarely settlotheir bills. It
is this class of persons whom the union seeks
from tho ranks of purchasers, ilrmly nnd politely
inforraB them thnt thoy must pay their just obli
gations or elso suffer tho consequences. Tbo
members havo been practically benefited by this
union, und ranny bills they could not otherwise
collect havo been settled within a surprisingly
short time. Tho very capable and wide-awnko
Samuel Maddux is attorney for the union. Their
oiliee lslloom 15. Central National Bank Build
ing. Mr. Alex. Milne, the well-known fur
niture denier nnd decorator, 12U F street north
west, calls attention to his largo und woll-se-lected
stock of f urnituro nnd special designs in
rugs and enrpets.
It is needless for you to visit New York or
uny other city to get Oriental rugs and carpets,
ns Messrs. D.1C. Var.hiibedluu & Co., 10J2 Con
necticut avenue, or 020 Fourteenth streot north
west, muko a specialty of theso goods nnd import
them dircotly lrom their houso In Constantino
ple. Before buying elsewhere visit them.
It is always gratifying to know thnt you nro
gotting a puro and fresh nrtlclo of food, no mat
ter whnt it mny bo. This is especially tho enso
whon 0110 has 11 sweet tooth and wishes to grat
ify its uppetito. In theso days of adulteration it
isdilliculttn know when you uro getting puro
candies, nnd whom to buy them of. E. O. Bres
niihtin & Co., tho popular confectioners, nt 410
Soventh street northwest, enjoy tho reputation
of handling only puro uud fresh candiec.
Tho time has long sinco passed when resi
dents of Washington tiud it necessary to go to
larger cities to havo their wants fulfllloil iu the
way or shopping, us our many enterprising
merchants cuu compete with any in this coun
try. Among those worthy of speoml mention is
Mrs. Solum Huppert, of COS Ninth street north
west, who makes a specialty of ladies' nnd chil
dren's furnishings, plain und fancy embroidered
work of ovory description. Special attention is
called to tho grand display of holiday goods now
Drink Tunnhuasor beor. H.Uenzlor.
Tho play of "Tho Collceu Bnwn," presented
at Lincoln Musio Hall last 'Tuesday night by tho
Lyceum Company, of this city, under tho
management of Mr. l'hil Hemlook, was a com
plete success. Thero wus a large und appre
ciative audience present, who attested their in
terest iu tho drama and players by frequent ap
plause. Tho euteituinment was given under tho
auspices of D. A. 17US, K. of L., and No. 170,
Brotherhood of I'ulnters and Decorators.
Tho Blow-Gun Shooting Club, composed of
ladles aud gentlemen, will hold its llunl organi
zation meeting Thursday, November 27. at a P.
M nt Professor Hall's leneing school, 1IS3 Penn
sylvania avonuo northwest.
There is no hotter place In town than tho
Louvre Glovo Company, of Oil Pennsylvania
avenue, uud OH Ninth street northwest, for tho
ladies to secure gloves ut a nominal prico. Thoir
stock comprises a largo assortment of colors aud
styles, und it will bo nu udvuntugo to tho ladles
to make them a call, as their prices nro excep
Now is tho time. Wo will pay big inouoy for
gents' llrstehi6s second-hand clothing. Address
or cull at Justb's old stand, 017 D street n, w.
Washington Will Be In It.
Washington will bo represented in the base
ball arena during tho year 1891, and tho Amer
ican Association will bo tho organization. The
club will bo under the control of a syndicate of
gentlemen, with Mr. Michael Scanlon at tho
head. Mr. Scanlon has received letters from
prominent ball magnates, pledging support and
cooperation in fixing up affairs and help iu se
curing talent. Presideut Young, of the League,
called on Mr. Scanlon, and said that as the
gentlemen composing tho now organization had
always been friendly with the League, he
pledged his support as well us that of the
League toward tho support of the
new club. Mr. Put Powers, tho woll
kuown manager of the Rochesters, was
in tho city last week in the hope
of securing tho management. Tho man
agers, however, havo settled on Mr. Samuel
Trott, of this city, to fill the position. Mr.
Trott for the past three years lias looked after
the Newark Club in a highly successful man
ner. In order to bo flually'ndmltted into tho
American Association Manager Trott left last
night for Louisville, Ky., to attend tho meeting
of that body on Moudav. It looks as if wo will
havo 11 good team, ns Mack aud Haddock, of
Buffalo; Cook, of Louisville, and others will
New Yohk, Nov. 22. Al Johnson mado an
oiler to tho National League this afternoon to
sell tho Flayers' League Club of Cleveland to
them' for $29,000, tho sum offered a week ago
by tho latter, Tho representatives of tho Na
tional League considered tho proposition this
evening, but decided to withhold decision
until an examination of the ball grounds and
graud stand at Cleveland can bo mado by
President Jtoblnson, who returned to Cleveland
Louisvilu:, Ky., Nov. 22. The annual meet
ing of tho American Baso Ball Association will'
bo held hero Monday. If the Syraouso, Toledo,
and llochester clubs make trouble over the
surrender of their franchises by asking too
high a price, It is said tho stronger clubs will
withdraw from tho, Association aud organize
anew under tho name of tho National Association.
Tho Ohumnioii Bantam Whipped.
NewYouk, Nov. 22. Tommy Kussell, the
Harlem Itautam, who was recently defeated by
Tommy Kelloy, tho champion bantam of tho
world, and Tommy Quinu, u local fighter, met
iu the ring at Flatbu6h, L, L, this morning, and
fought thirteen rounds with skin-tight gloves
for u stake of 200 and a purse of tho ssnno
amount. Quiuu had tho best of the fight from the
stu'rt. ltussell repeatedly fouled Quiuu by
striking him below tho waist. Ho was ills
qualified for hitting Quinu a desperato blow iu
tho groin. Quinu was awarded tho money.