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It is within a short distance of the Departments and of the business portion of the city, and can be reached
by a street-car line, for one fare, from any part of Washington and Georgetown. It is situated between Bright
wood and Magnolia avenues, on land that has unsurpassed drainage. It is but 2,000 feet distant from the Bock
Creek National Park, in connection with which it is expected that the subdivision will obtain, at no distant day,
the city supply of both gas and water. A brick pavement will soon be laid by the Government on Brightwood
avenue, along the entire west front of the subdivision; $4,000 will be expended on Illinois avenue, running from
the Soldiers' Home through the subdivision; the District authorities are grading one of its principal streets, and
the proprietors are making arrangements to grade, lay pavements, and plant trees on other streets. Its. neighbor
hood is thickly populated by orderly and refined people, and the terms on which its lots can be purchased are
within the reach of all. Lots, beautifully located, are offered for 5, 7, and 10 cents per foot, on easy monthly
terms, and purchasers, so desiring, can have cottages erected on their lots and pay for them in monthly install
ments of 20, 825, $30, and $35 on smaller, monthly payments than would be required for rent of the same
class of houses in the city. Now is the time to purchase, for, with the activity in building that will soon charac
terize Brightwood Park, prices will rapidly advance. Within a few weeks fifteen to twenty cottages will be in
process of erection.
Will give further information, and will convey intending purchasers to and from the Park. Do not let this op
portunity to make a profitable investment, or to obtain a home at a nominal price, pass by unimproved.
COLLEGE ATHIiETIO CONTEST.
Harvard "Wins Tho Championship With
Ease The Records Broken.
Mew York,. May 30. The sixteenth annual
field meeting of the Intercollegiate Associa
tion of Amateur Athl etes of America was held
at the Berkeley Oval, Morris Heights, this
afternoon. The weather vras all that could
be wished, the track waB in excellent condi
tion, and several records were broken.
Tho points gained by each college were:
Harvard, 4t); Yale, 25; Princeton, 21; Co
lumbia, 19; Amher6t, 0; Swarthmore, 1; Cor
nell, 1. The final heat in tho 100 yards was
won by L. II. Cary, Princeton, Ohio, 10, which
timo beats tho collegiate record, 10 115 sec
onds. One hundred and twenty yards hurdle race
Final heat, II. L. Williams, Yale. Time,
15 4-5 seconds. The world'B record, 16
Seconds, made by Williams himself la6t year,
was beaten by him to-day.
In the 440-ards dash G. B. Shuttuck, of
Amherst,, won in 491 seconds, breaking the
intercollegiate record of 50 seconds.
L. II. Cary lowered tho 220-yards dash
record 1-5 second, making it now stand 21 4-5
In throwing the hammer J. R. FInly, Har
vard, broke tho collegiate record nt 98 feetO
inches by a throw of 107 feet 7A inches.
The intercollegiate record in tho pole vault
of 10 feet 7 inches was broken byE. D. Ryder,
Yale, who cleared 10 feet 7i inches.
In this running high jump the intercol
legiate record of 5 feet 11$ inches was brokeu
by G. tt. Fearing, Harvard, who jumped 0
feet. Both the collegiate and intercollegiato
records wero brokeu In tho running broad
jump. These records were respectively 22
feetOJ inches and 22 feet 0 inches. Victor
Mape?, Harvard, won this event with 22 feet
EXCITING HORSE RACES.
A Scries of SurprlheB at Gravosond and
GiuVEbENB, May 30. Twenty thousand
persons wero at this track to-day to witness
tho closing of tho Brooklyn Jockey Club
tpring meeting, and they wero treated to a
series of surprises that were far from
agreeable to those who make a practice of
backing favorites, for of tho Boven races but
one was won by a flr6t choice, and that was
the Tremont stakes for two-year-olds, which
the Morris filly won rather handily.
In the first race Longstreet suf
fered his first defeat of the
year, while Jimmy McLaughlin scored his
first winning mount in this section of tho
eountry. It was a five furlong affair,
and tho timo Civil Service won
it in 1:021 was marvelous considering
tho muddy and holding track. Kingston car
ried tons of money for the Brooklyn cup, but
after a bard struggle, with Riley in tho
stretch, ho had to bo content with eoc ond
Latonia, Ki, May 30. Tho track was in
excellent condition and fast. Bhort horses
won in every race except tho first.
Miss Ptiuncofote Off Tor Europe.
New York, May 80. Miss Pauncefoto, of
Washington, was accompanied here by her
father, tho British Minister, and she sailed to
day by the Cunard steamer Umbrla'. Sir Ju
lian returned to Wa.sUJngton.
"Faust Beer" 1b guaranteed to bo straight
lager and eix months old,
MURDERED TWO WIVES.
An Old Man Confesses Crimes Committed
Sacuamento, Cal., May 30. A strange
story enme to light hero yesterday. Justice
of Peace "W. A. Henry was sitting in hi3 offico
when two men drove up in a cart and one
of them, about flfty-flvo years of ago,
asked to see tho judge privately. He said his
name was John Sewald, and that he lived on
a ranch a few miles south of here, near Sut
terville. Ho said his conscience had been
torturing him for tho past two years, and he
had concluded to make a confession and take
the consequences. Sewald was accompanlod
by his eldest son, and as the latter never
heard of his father's crimes, the old man re
quested him to hear the confession. Sowald
then told the 6tory of how he had murdered
twoiWivcs eleven years ago. He said he lived
in Ohio with his wife Catherine and four chil
dren. Prior to that it had been a happy
household, but his wife began to drink and
it became impossible to live loncer
with her. He took two of the
children and lied to Minnesota, locating at
a placo called Anoka. A few months later
Ids wife followed him and the unhappy life
was resumed. Finally Sewald says he be
come so exasperated at ner arunKenness no
concluded to put an end to it. He pur
chased arsenic and put it in her whisky.
She died in two days and he buried her with
out causing any suspicion. Three years later
ho moved with his childreu to Wayno, Neb.,
and living there some time married again. His
second matrimonial vonture, according to
his story, was worse than tho first and ho had
succeeded so well tho first timo in ridding
himself of his wife that ho tried it acain. Thi6
timo ho smothered his wife with tho bed
clothes. The coroner of Wayne Investigated the
case, but could get no evidence, and Sewald
escancd. Ho camo to California then and
took his residence near hero. Justice Henry
believes that Sowald tolls tbo truth. Neigh
bors who have known him during his residence
hore6ay he is not insane, but morose over
somo great trouble. The matter was reported
to Sheriff Stauley, who took Sewald into
custody at the latter'a own request until the
matter could bo investigated.
Dishonorable Action ly a Church.
Richmond, Va., May 80. At tho Atlantic
District Synod of tho German Lutheran
Churcli to-dav. a resolution was adopted
declaring dishonorable the action of
the church at Perth Amboy, N. J
in receiving money for the District Synodupon
a declaration that they would join the Synod,
aud afterward withdrawing tho application
without refunding the money received.
Death of Col Peyton, of Virginia.
Lexington, Va., May 80. Col. William H.
Peyton, one of the most widely known and
popular public meu in Virginia, died at his
home in Greenville, this county, last night.
Gone to Europe.
New Yoiik, May 30. Among tho European
bound travelers to-day was Dr. C. A. Briggs,
whoso orthodoxy is being tested in the Pres
Tho Newark's Trial Satisfactory.
Fout Monkoe, Va., May SO. The Newark
has returned from a satisfactory trial trip.
"Faust Beer" Is guaranteed to be straight
lager and sis months old.
SUBDIVISION ARE APPARENT
Six Hundred Natives Killed and Eaten on
a Pacific Inland.
Marseilles, May 30. A ateamer which has
arrived here from the Now Hebrides Islands in
the South Pacific brings advicea to tho effect
that a state of anarchy prevails there. Numer
ous conflicts have occurred, in which six
hundred natives were killed. In each case
the bodies of the dead wero eaten by tho
A Sensational Divorce Suit.
J. D. O'Connell, of tho Treasury Depart
ment, has filed a bill in the Supremo Court of
the District for an absolute divorce from tho
bond of marriage with his wife, Mary Ellen
O'Connell, on two distinct grounds. He
charges that ever since the dato of her leaving
bis house in September, 1884, sho has been a
frequenter of houses of ill-fame and places of
assignation; that she has committed adultery
in the city of Washington with David Taity;
with Edward McGraw, a traveling salesman
from New York; with Ilezekiah Turdom, a
clerk in the noueo of Representatives; with
Charles Ogden, a newspaper correspondent.
and with numerous other men whose names
are unknown to him. And be charges that she
committed adultery with the said David
Talty at 421 Seventeenth street
northwest, a house kept by a colored woman
named Rosa Campbell; that the said Mary E.
O'Connell visited said house with said David
Talty in tho fall of 1887; that sho had visited
said house with him beforo and after that
time; that sho has often visited a restaurant
on Seventh etreetjnorthwest, formerly kept by
a porson named Gebner, and thero met the
said Talty and committed adultery .with him
at different dates between the 1st of Novem
ber, 1886 and June, 1888; and he charges she
and tbo said David Talty from that time
to tho present havo kept up an illicit Inter
course. And the said J. D. O'Connell further
says that she, Mary Ellon O'Connell, has com
mitted adultery at the same placo with Col.
Ilezekiah Purdom, Charles Ogden, and Ed
ward McGraw, tho latter of whom was caught
in tho act with her by Alfred Butler, a waiter,
in tho spring of 1887. Ho also charges that
herhouso on Four-and-a-half street was tho
resort of lewd men and women, and was fre
quented by married men with other men's
wives. And tlie.cdmplainant asks a divorce
on the grounds of brutal, cruel, and Inhuman
treatment, and on tho grounds of adultery.
Annual Election of Officers.
At the annual .meeting of tho stockholders
of tho Metropolitan Investment and Building
Company, which was held at Garrett Park
yesterday, the following-named officers wero
unanimously elected: President, George H.
Brown; first vice president, Emory F. Best;
second vlco president, John W. Bates; secre
tary, 8. Dana Lincoln; directors, Georgo H.
Rice, E. M. Dawson, R. B. Detrick, E, V,
Murphy, Vivian Brent, and C. G. Berryman;
advisory committee, Albert Ordway, W. W,
Dudley, W. II. Alden, S. S. Burdett, T. G.
Riley, II. C. Darragh, and O. O. Fox; finance
committee, J. C. Stoddard, J. B. Cox, aud W,
The Iiight Infantry Excursion.
The Light Infantry Corps will give only ono
excursion this season, and that will be on
Tuesday evening next. Marshall Hall will be
tho objective point and tho corps and Us
guests will go down and return on tho Mac-
olactoi Tf -wilt ha nna nf fla ntonflinfocf ot-
' cursions of the season.
Abram Adams, n driver of a cab. robbed a
passenger in his coach oh Friday night of $13.
Officer Eaton arrested him last night and ho is
We would adviso our readers beforo pur
chasing their household effects to visit tho
mammoth furniture establishment of S. H.
Mooro & Co , 310 and 312 Pennsylvania avenuo
southeast, Capitol Hill. You will find anything
you need thero, either for tho parlor, bed
room, or kitchen. Their stock is immense,
and their prices tho lowest.
Mr. F. G. Aukam has about completed tho
improvements of tho building for office pur
poses at the southwest corner Sixth and F
Shorthand and typewriting, including
thirty hours' dictation each week; Pitman
shorthand, Callgraph and Iteming ton, threo
months, $10. Thorough business course, In
cluding bookeoping illustrated by Professor
Starln's celebrated book charts.'threo months,
$10. Students assisted in obtaining lucrative
situations. Diplomas. A. C. Starin's Business
College, 15 E street northwest.
See our $10 BUits. Eisoman Bros., 7th & E.
A pleasant party of ladies and gentlemen
on Friday evening enjoyed an impromptu
bowling contest at Heurich's alley. Later
they went to Rltti's, where an excellent supper
was Berved. Tho following wero present:
Misses L. Stein. C. .Rothschild, B. Lansburgh,
F. Strauss, and E. Mayer, and Messrs. S. D.
Minster, II. Rothschild, L. Mundbeim.S. Roths
child, B. Rosenfold, of Virginia, and S. Rosen
thal. Road in another column f this issue what
tho National Hotel Shoo Storo has to say about
their odd and end sale.
See our $13.50 suits. Elseraan Bros., 7th & E.
Thoso who wish to attend a sale where bar
gains in men's and boys1 wear aro galoro
should attend tho great souvenir salo now in
progress at tbo "Model," Tanzer & Co., proprie
tors, 008 Seventh street northwest. Besides of
fering extraordinary inducements to purohas
ers in the way of good goods at rock bottom
prices, tho proprietors nnnounco that every
purchaser of $2.50 worth or moro of goods
gets prcscntcd.absolutelyree, with a complete
mediclno chest and surgical outfit with full
directions (printed in six different languages)
accompanying it, making an invaluable pocket
companion in caso of sickness or accldont.
The low prices quoted are alono enough to
draw crowds, and with tho addition of tho use
ful Bouvenir to purchasers to tho amount of
$2.50 will undoubtedly keep tho store packed
with customers. Call early and secure tho
Tho young and popular groceryman, Mr.
John S. Cissol, 1014 Seventh stieot northwest,
is offering some fine old whiskies, wines, and
cigars for salo at prices that defy competition
quality of goods considered.
See our 313.50 suits. Eisoman Bros., 7th & E.
Mount Vernon Church was tho scene of a
pleasant entertainment Monday evening,
given in aid of tbo Ladies' Aid Soolety and tho
Sabbath Bchool. Tho programme was excel
lently reudered. Miss Agnes V. Morgan, Mr.
Mr. W. A. Haley, Misa Mattio Jarvis.Mrs W.
H.Shiroliff, Master John E. Haley, Mrs. W.
S. Yeates, Mrs. E. G, ITarbaugh. Miss Burdetto,
Miss Clara Ball, Miss Florenco Ball, Miss Jon
Kins, Mr. Robert. 0. Stearns, Mrs. Dr. John
Stearns, and Mr. Paul A. Hall took part in
Seoour$15 suits. Elaeman Bros., 7th &E,
Tho Dexter Steam Laundry, on Pennsylva
nia avenuo, between Tuira anq Jjour-and-a-half
streets, is Hearing completion and will
Boon bo ready for business.
The Y. M. C. A. Field Sports.
The annual field sports of tho Y. M. C. A.
took place yesterday at their now park, Sev
enteenth and U stroets. Tho affair drew to
tho grounds a very large and fashionablo
crowd, who showed thoir appreciation of tho
good sport by frequent applause. Tho rains
of the week bad made tho track heavy, but
notwithstanding tbo timo made was excellent
in each event. Considering it was an opening
of a new track and ground tho events wero
despatched with a precision that reflected
credit on the managers. The results wero as
100' yards dash Handicap; thirty-one en
tries; four heats. Final heat was won by
Rose; Quackenbush second. Time, 10 4-5
Running high jump Townsend won; Mid
dlebrook second. Distance, 5 feet 3 inches.
220 Jyards Handicap Middlebrook won;
Townsend second, both scratch. Timo, 283-5
Pole vault was won by Quackenbush, with
Ross second, 8 feet' 9 inches.
120 yards hurdle won by Middlebrook,
Townsend second, 19 4-5 seconds.
440 yards run Middlebrook won; Lewis
second. 59 2-5 seconds. Cockrell fell within
three yards of tho finish,
Throwing 16-pound hammer Won by
Clark; Hough second. 91 feet 8 inches.
Ono milo run Dead heat between Egan
and Lewis. Egan won on tbo toss.
Throwing baso ball Wou by Hough. 297
Georgetown Athletic Notes.
Cauliflower leads the hatting with sixteen
hits In eight games.
Tho game with tho Duponts, which was
prevented by rain on Thursday, will bo
played on Tuesday next on the college grounds
Tho tennis tournament will begin on Mon
day with numorous entries.
Opening of tho Cortes.
Lisbon, May 30. Tho Cortes opened to
day. Tho mlnistors' statement of their politi
cal programme was well received. It is believed
that tho government can count on a good ma
jority, "Faust Beer" is guaranteed to bo straight
lager and six months old.
Take out an interest-bearing certificate of
deposit with Woods it Co.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
Ninth and D Stroets.
ATHLETIC AND MUSICAL ENTERTAIN
MENT For tho Benefit of tho
NATIONAL REGATTA FUND,
Under the Auspices of tho
ANALOSTAN BOAT CLUB,
COLUMBIA ATHLETIC CLUB,
l'OTOMAU ATliblSTlU CLUB,
WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1891.
Tho athletic features will be given by mem
bers of tho threo clubs, assisted by tho Young
Men's Christian Association Athletic Club
and the Washington Light Infantry A. C, and
others. Vocal and instrumental music by tho
best local talent and the Marino Band.
Tickets Orchestra and Orchestra Circle,
$1; Dress Circle, 75 Cents; General Admission,
50 Cents; Gallery, 25 Cents. Tickets from
members of tho three clubs and at prominent
jowelry and drug stores. Reserved scats,
without extra charge, will bo on salo at
Metzerott's, 1110 F street, on Monday, Junel.
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