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Parker, Bridget & Co.,
315 7th St.
Arthur Vnlentinc, the Englteli lightweight
champion, who arrived in this country yes
terday. Is quite likely to insist that Stanton
Abbott, who hag been posing as the English
champion here, prove hi claim The first
IhlugValeirtinc will Uo, howccr, will be
to try to arrange a match with JackMcAu
liffc. Valentine's coming has been awaited
here with couoldrcable interest by the box
ing fraternity. He is rated a good pugilist,
and a meeting between lilm and McAullffo
would be all attractive event
Mike Leonard, who'has been attempting
to make himself out a world beater by ac
cepting stage engagements and offering to
meet all comers, has not been doing an en
couraging business for the past week Last
Baturday night, when lie met Jack Daly
at Baltimore, instead of putting Daly out,
he rume wlthlu an ace of being put out
himself. Then lie ran up against Ueorge
Dixon at the I)aics O'JSourkc show, and
he would have been piimmeled again if
the police had not saved him Mike will no
doubt conclude before long that this is a
big world, and that there are many and
bard scrappers in it.
Al Hereford, of the Baltimore Eureka
Club, Is making ah effort to make his town
a leader in the boxing line. He has been giv
ing some pretty good shows of late, and is
now nrtcr the Chojnskl and Hall bout. A
New Jersey club has offered $2,500 for
this meeting, but Hereford has gone better
and offered $2,800 for it. The pugilists
and their backers are considering Ills offer,
and if no club goes higher lie will likely
Cel the meeting
JOHN HOACil'S WIDOWS -WILL.
Ln Estate of $205,000 for Her Sons
Sew York, Aug. 21. The will of Mrs.
Emeline Roach, widow of John Roach, the
noted shipbuilder, was filed for probate
yesterday. The executors are John B
Roach, a sou; Emcllne Roach, a daughter,
and William F. McPherson, ton in-law.
The real estate is valued at $225,000 and
the personal property at $40,000
Mrs. Roach's Jewelry, paintings, bric-a-lirac
and the house at No 38 West Sixty
third street, go to her daughters, Mrs
HcFbcrsoii and Emcllne Roach, and her
son, Stephen W Roach. Emetine Roach
receives $20,000 additional and money
lnthc bank. Stephen W.Roachgels$20,000
additional John B Roach is not mentioned
specially, because he bas already received
property in Chcstcr.Pa.
Too residue is divided into five parts
cue each for the daughters, Stephen W.
Roach, the two grandchildren, and John
J "to Strike Is Spreading.
Edinburgh, Aug. 21. The strike of the
Jute workers In Dundee is spreading rap
idly Thirteen thousand workers went out
to-day in addition to the 7,000 or more
who struck yesterday. The strikers are
Tery orderly and arc giving the police no
You'll rend the Morning Tlmea, If
iron want all tlio news!
MANY ENTBIES ALEEADY IN
lected n Ilaudlcanper for the
Event Actlie Interest Ik He Inn
Taken, and Some Big ltldliiK I"
Eu-ryliody secius to be interested m the
coming twenty-mile road race, to Le given
under the management of the Washington
Road Club next week, and everybody,
cjclists and all, are lending a helping
hand to make the event a success
Tlie merchants aiid.lNi'lni-sa men of the
city are taking an active part in pushing
the event to the good, and are encouraging
the cyclists, not onlj with words, but in
the must substantial way.
Alread) a large list of valuable and very
beauutiful articles have been donated to the
club, which are to go as prizes to the
winners in the race. Those who have con
tributed prizes up to thlstime are nsfoliowf:
Parker, Bridget & Co , Atlantic and Pa
cific Tea Company, Eugle & Jones, lunch
rooms; I'arry' cigar store, BrmiEv. iok,
Ualke .1 Co., Cnblll Company, Enterprise
CjcleCompanj.J Maury Dove, C. E Mulcr
& Co , Eastern C tie Company, Washington
Cjcle Company, W. E Pierce, J. Aurbach,
Morgan & Wright, Chicago; Btcinmetz &
8on, Gormully & Jeifery , C. L Falmeri
Co , J. J. rister.and The Times.
The prospects are that there will be a
very large number of riders entered for the
prizes and records The number of entries
up to this time is beyond w hat w as expected
by the promoters of the race, and by the
time the entries close on Baturday many
more will be in
George B. Trench, ex-chief counsel of
the League of American Wheelmen, has
been selected as bandicapper for the event.
As he is rot connected with an) of the
organizations that will have members In
the race he is regarded as a very suitable
man for this important position. Mr. French
is well known and'Wcll liked by all of the
That the Senators are a 'patient lot of
men was demonstrated yesterday. If
they were not some of them might ha e afff
or donesoinethingliiat might have hurt Um
pire O'Day's feelings.
There lias been a f,ood deal of doubt in
the minds of many people alxwt the umpire
stories so often told. Few betaed tlut
about every other time a ball train lias been
beaten, and especially the Washington
team, the umpire did it, Yesterday's per
formance hero will go a lonu way toward
making Washington baseball patrons be
liee thatat least some of these stories
are true .
Manager Mack, of the Pittsburg team.
says the Temple cup is a good thing all
around. Vhy," says lie. "eery team
that is in hailing distance of J" '..-st or second
place will fight like """rojans to get there.
The New rorkandBaltinorcpla'yersmadea
nice little nest egg out of this series last
fall Eery dollar of the gate receipts
went to the players of the two teams. It
was d hided oil a 65 and 35 percent, basis.
Each of the New "fork players got rnarly
$800 for his bit and each of the Baltiinores
$500. Maybe you luinL-thr players are not
looking forward for a chance to get hold
of that money."
Mercer put himself right back into the
good graces of the baseliall people of Wash
ington yeslcrdaj. Be pitched a great
game of ball lie started In in the first
inning-to do good work, and he kept it tip
until the last Spider was out. He did some
good fielding, too. covering first base
three or lour times, and setting a man
The League games played yesterday re
sulted as follows:
Cleveland, 8; .Washington, 7.
Baltimore, 6; Chicago, 0.
Cincinnati, 9; Philadelphia, 8.
New York, 3; St. Louis, 2."
Louisville, 6; Boston, 2.
Brooklyn, 7; Pittsburg, 0.
The standing of the League Clubs to-day Is as
Cleieland. 64 38 .627 Boston.... 1 43 .643
Baltimore. 57 35 .(UO Brooklyn.. M 45 .531
Pittsburg.. 68 40 .592- Jew orlt 48 48 .500
Cincinnati. 53 42 .558 Wasn'n.... SO 58 .341
Chicago,.. 55 45 5J0 St. Louis... SJ 67 .83
Phila 51 43 .513 LoulsTUla. &S 63 .SO
The League games scheduled for to-day
are as follows: ',.
Cleveland at Washington.
Louisville at Boston.
Bt. Louis at Brooklyn.
Pittsburg at New York. l
Cincinnati nt Philadelphia.
Chicago at Baltimore.
It was by a mighty narrow margin that
'the Spiders held 'onto the 'lead for the
pennant yesterday. If they arc depending
on tbc'kind bf wirjiing that they did hero
yesterday to carry tnem through tieJr
Eastern trip, it is llkeiytbey -will find
themselvcs'out of the race when the end
McMahon lias pitched four fames of ball
for the Orioles since he got his arm back,
mid he has won the in all Washington lie
(shut out aid yesterday he administered a
like dose to Chicago. The Dumpling teems
to be better than ever. He comes into the
game in an opportune moment for the Bal
timores. Abbey started off at the bat 10 well
jesterdjy that he lii'pired confidence ut
once, and every time he went up after that
he was loudly called on to "soak the ball,"
and I.e did it. He ti.adc four good hits and
scored two runs. Hasramacr made three
bits and got in o runs.
TIIAL'K AXU STABLE.
The Rochester trotilng meeting, iiMially
oneof the most atlraclhe of "the big cir
cuit events, drew out only a few hundred
people. At Chicago it was the same thing.
There were less tlian 1.S00 people on the
grounds It begins to look as though
the liami-s meetings, wlueli promised so
well at the beginning, wire not going to
pan out well on the whole for the season.
Harry Reed, the only horse Mike Dwycr
saed out of the string lie took to England,
has lieen landed hack In New 1'ork safely.
He will lie put in condition at once for the
coining New York meetings
It seems to be a matter of regret eery
wbere among horsemen that the Western
colt, Ben Brush, Is not to be allowed to try
conclusions with the Eastern cracks. Hand
spring, Hastings and Applegate, In the
Futurity. Many Uli-e he Is better than
any of the Easterners Brush will iu all
probability be-matched against the winner
of the race if noother opportunity comes up
loallow him to try conclusions with him.
Pierre Loridanl Is reported to ha coffered
Jack Chlnn $2r,000 for the three-year-old
horse, Lbsak, but Chlnn has refused it,
Llssak is considered the beslof the Western
horses of his age of the year. Mr. Loril
lard. It is said, wants him to place in
the lot he .pmioes to take to England
From present appearances, Belmont, Keene,
Lorlllard and the rest of them seem deter
mined to send about all the best ones there
are In this country across the water. If
they can get bold of them
It Is said that there was neer a brighter
promise of brilliant sport on the running
meetings at Sheephead Bay, Omxeseixl
and MorrU Park. The number of good
Western horses In the East this year is
greater than for many years before, owing
to the closing of many Western tracks In
many of the races It will be the Eastern
cracks against the Western cracks, and
such contests are always full of interest.
The Saratoga race sdosed on Friday.
ThemcetlnghaspKH en the most unsatisfac
tory cicr held at the springs It is bellved
that this will end Waibaum's ambition
to be a leading turf magnate, and it seems
to be theopinion of the better class of sports
men that It will be a good thing for the turf
if it does.
GENERAL SPOUTING NOTES.
The entries-for the Potomac Rher re
gatta to be held on Saturday will close
In the rowing regatta at St. Louis the
other day, Miss Rose Mascntbeim and Miss
Anna Traylan engaged in a race of a mile.
Both are St. Louis ladies. Miss Rosen
thcuii won, covering the mile in 9 33.
Richard Croker has named three of the
liors'S he recently sent to England Yale,
Harvard and Princeton.
Dirnberger, the great bicycle rider, whose
temper got him into trouble with his em
ployers a few days ago, and who was
dismissed, now announces that he will quit
the wheelforgood and study law.
An electric bicycle lamp Is now being
introduced into New York city. The lamp
Is provided with a current from a storage
battery, which furnishes sufficient cur
rent to actuate the lamp fo'r about twenty
hours. The total weight of the battery and
lamp isabout two and one-half pounds. The
battery can be recharged at authorized
agents' stores for 10 cents each.
At a meeting of the stockholders in the
Philadelphia Driving Astociatlon last
night, $25,000 was voted to build a bicycle
track. Horbe races have been given up.
Shade Lowers a ilecord.
Fred. A. L. Schade, of this city, has added
more victories to bis already long Ust for
this season. He went down to Richmond
the other day to attend the meet of the Owl
Cycle Club. He won three firsts and n
siiecial lime prize. He also lowered Sims'
Virginia State record for the quarter mile,
going the distance in thirty-four seconds
flat. Sims' work was 34:3-4 seconds.
Among those Scbade defeated were Rob
ert Carr, Jr., and William Carr, the crack
riders of Baltimore.
Bathing Beach Tournament.
Everything is in readiness for the bath
ing beach tournament this evening. Be
sides the entries published In The Times, a
.Dumber of new ones are to be made to-day
in eacn of the various events on the pro
gram. There were many visitors at the
beach this morning, looking over matters.
There Is every prospect that there will be
a big -attendance ot spectators , and that
they will be well entertained.
Trap Shooters at Baltimore.
The Capital City Gun Club left for Balti
more this morning to shoot for the cham
pionship of "the clubs in the Trap Shooters'
League of the District ot Columbia and
Maryland. The team was' made op as .pub
lished 1b The Times yesterday. A
Dumber of the club members accompanied
Yonll read the Morning Times, It
you want all the Deyva!"
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The shooting of the selected track shots
of the District was continued joterday
afternoon on the Ordway range, when each
man seemed determined to be one of the
kist sixteen. Over thirty men reported
to Major Hank) notwithstanding the
fact that rain fell almost the entire after
noon. The scores made n ere above the average,
The skirmishing was begun at 6 o'clock,
and finished at 0:45. The following are.
First skirmish run Cnpt. Pell. Second
Regiment, 06; Corp.t,Carletou, Engineer
Corps, 51; Quarterniaster-Sirgt. Byrne,
Second Regiment, 00; Private CoIIaday,
First Regiment, 51; Lieut, Hutterly
glneer Corps, 72.
Second skirmish run Sergt. Davenport,
Second Regiment, 07; Corp. Appleby, En
gineer Corps, 71; Col. Clay, Be-cond Regi
ment, 02; Private Taylor, First Ki-glnient.
50; Lieut. 8haw, Second Regiment, 71.
Third skirmish run Lieut. Young, En
gineer Corps, 77T Lieut. Kirk, Second Regi
ment, 64; Lieut. Glbann, First Regiment,
75; Sergt. Dickey , Engineer Corjn, 75;
Corp. Wlilttaker, Second R-glmcnt, 04.
Fourth skirmish run Sergt. McCIain,
Second Regiment, 67;"Corp. Carleton, En
gineer Corps, 71; Lieut. Gibson, First Regi
ment, 51; Lieut. Hutterly, Engineer Corps.
L 7ft; Private Collada .First Regiment, 65.
You'll read the Morning XI men. If
you mint all the newtt!
A !? 5(1,000 Cottage Will He Ilullt
for MInh Marshal
New York, Aug. 21. William Jay, as
referee, lias r ported favorably on the ap
plication of J. Frederick Kcrnochan, the
committee of the estate and person of
Maria Marshall, a lunatic, to the Supreme
Court for permission to expend not more
than $50,000 in the tjirctlon of a cottage
near tlK-EastirnStatitncSpitalat Williams
burg, Va., to lie usctlaj) a residence for
MUs Marshall. 81hi-Tms been at that
institution many Sfc, being placed
there bv her parents Hull now crowdedd
making a separate jrcifldcncc necessary!
for ner comrort. - j
MKs ManJiall has ajjltrcomeof .$100,000
a j ear fnuu the slates of her father, John
It. Marshall, and her mother, 'Eveline G.
Marshall. Her belrs are her two-irfste're,
Martha M. Wjsong uml Louise M. Pollock.
You'll read the Slnrnlng TIiucm, If
you want all the ne!
WHAT SHIP WAS IT.
Sautiago'H Captain Say Cuban
Nut Hre nt Him.
New York, Aug. 21. A secial cable
dispatch to the Herald from Santiago de
Tho Spanish authorities allege that
the mysterious vessel fired uiion by the
warship Gallcia off Daiquiri early on the
morning ot the 9th xf August, was the
Ward IJnr Santiago, which was In tran
sit from New York, and left Guantanamo
the night preUous Tor this port. 8he en
tered here at 6 o'clock in the morning.
Tho passengers arriving thereon deny
the report, and Capt. Lcighton says that
lh3 strange csscl was not his ship and
that no shots were fired at the latter.
The Gallcia's pilot admits that the suspi
cious steamer first displayed the ticrman
colors, Init raised the Btars and Stripes
after the Gallcia's third shot.
You'll rend the 31ornlng Times, If
you want al tho nen:
IN IT FOIt MONEY.
Landlord Was Willing to Hoard Him,
hut Did Not Propose to Kuon All.
After getting washed up I went down on
the veranda to have a little interview w hh
the landlord of the mountain hotel to which
I had been rcccmimcnded.says the Detroit
"Any fish around here?" was the natural
"Duimo,'' he replied, a he glanced toward
"Is the mountain In front accessible?"
"Mebbe she ar'.
Do the people do much driving about up
"What Is the altitude of your house above
"I never figgered."
"What did our themiomcterrcgister last
"Hain't got none."
"Do you expect" to have a lull nioon this
"How do your gucslsaiuuEe tbcm? elves?"
I was determined to bring bim out of bis
shell, if it were possible, and after an In
terval I queried:
"Do you get a daily mall up here?"
"I guess eo," he glngcylyjeplied.
"As the landlord of t,e lyitel you ought to
be posted on all there things, hadn't you?"
He slowly facedaroundTtook a loi.g look
atme.andlmallyaskedl , '
"Didn't you come up'bcretorccuoperate?"
"Yes, I did." ' '
"Wall, I'nr givin ye a jjocd straw bed,
meat and 'tatcrs twice a1 cjay.and as good
spring water as you'll Flnoj in the Catskills.
If ye want to recooperaic go ahead and
recoop If you want "to kick and upsot
things ye'd better pack up and find a
landlord who's willin to board ye fur $12
a week and talk a lung1 off tree gratis."
Not lu Her' Line.
it i r
"I have here," said, the agent, "a noise
less meat tenderer. No more pounding in
the morning and waking the family
"Don't want it," said Mrs.. Hash croft.
"If I didn't get the boarders started by
pounding the steak there wouldn't be any
getting them up. at all." Indianapolis
Teacher What Is a desert?
Pupil An arid waste.
Pupil Sunday In'Ncw 'York under the
Teacher What Is an oasis?
Tupll The club; BostonvTrans'cript.
She talked of waipan's sphere withal
And felt misused by fate
Because ehc couldn't make the ball
Go "straight across" tlie plate..
You'll read the1 Morning .Times,
you. want aU.tbe-newsl "V ' '
WING NAN IS ACQUITTED
No Evidence to Show He Fired Lee
Chinese Tobacco W rapper and a
Negro Witness' Story "Were Not"
Proof of the Act. .
The police court was again the tcenc of
a Chinese gathering, when-Wing Wan ,w ho
k'eiis a laundry at tho corner ot Fourth
and A streets northeast, was tried for an
ullged attempt to burn the cut rate.laun
dry of his cousin, Le Wall, who does busi
ness at No. 401 A street. Just opposite.
Since the cases which came up in the
court a cotipto of weeks ago were disposed
ot there has been uu lncrearing war be
tween the union and cut-rate laundryiuen,
and It was suspicloned that the fire which
destroyed the laundry of Lee Walt was of
Incendiary origin and suspicion at once
fasfned uoii his union rival across the
Before Lee Wall moved Into the neigh
borhood a thort time ago, Wing Nan'a
patrons were numerous t but when the
cut-rate laundry was established In sueh
"cloe proMmlty, his receipts naturally be
gan to dwindle. The bad blood thus
established has been Lolling cer since,
and it was the opinion of Precinct De
tccthc Broun, who worked up the cae,
that It was reiioiislblc for the f.re.
Lawyer Moultou reproenled tl.e de
fendant and entered u plea of lot guilty
A milk can, which had ton'alued coal oil,
and an old, hair-burned satchel, con
taining tome newspapers and Chincne
tobacco wrappers, were produced and
the government unsuccessfully tried to
prove that they belonged to WlDg Nan.
Charle Saedricn was the only witness
for the government who gae any direct
testimony as to the alleged arton, and he
stated that on Monday, about five minutes
liefore the fire was discovered, he saw
Wing Nan leave the basement of Lee
Wah'd laundry and go across the- street
to bis own place.
Cross-examined, the witness said that
he did not see Wing until he had reached
the middle of the street. None jot the
Chinamen could say where the tobacco
wrappers, fourd in the satchel, came from,
and Wing Nan denied all knowledge of
Judge Mills cald that there was no trrti
mony that connected the defendant with
Hie fire, except that of the colored man,
which he discredited, as it was contra
dictory. He did 'not think he had anj
'thlng on which to hold him, and he was
TO WEAK A PADDED SUIT.
MtiiMiiro for a naisehull Outfit Taken
for Mnyor Strong.
Mount Vernon, N Y., Aug. 21. Mayor
Lewis, the principal clothier of this place,
eut his head cutter to New York to day to
Measure Mayor Strong for a pair of padded
knickerbockers and a padded Norfolk
They will lie made out of a piece of fine
Scotch plaid of a very pronounced pattern,
and will be worn by bis honor while he Is
rcfcrcelitg the game of baseball on Sep
tember 2 between the Mayorand Aldermen
of this city and the Mayor and Aldermen
The padding will be four Inches thick
hi spots and will be thick enough all over
to inure Mayor Strong against injury
from stray balls and other stra) things.
The Mayor and Aldermen ot this city
will wear costumes like those worn by
the New York League team, and the
Mayor and Aldermen ot Yonkers will
copy the Brooklyn uniform.
SALVATIONISTS LOCKED UP.
The Madison Contingent Run Counter
to the I'ollce.
Madison, Wis , Aug. 21. The whole local
Salvation Army, including the visiting
brigadier from Wisconsin, W..W. Winchell
of Milwaukee, was arrested by the ponce
Its members were notified by the chief
of police that no more blockading of streets
would be permitted.
The army paid no heed to the warning,
but planned a great deomnstratlon In honor
of Brigadier Winchell A policeman seized
hip in the midst of a prayer and other offi
cers took hts ten associates to the jail
The women were released, but the men
were placed behind tho bars.
Delegate to Coiigres AcciiHCd.
Santa Fc., N. M , Aug. 21. In the Ter
ritorial supreme court yesterday a state
ment was filed by District Attorney J. H.
Crist calling attention to the allegations
ot witnesses in the case of the Borrego
gang, convicted of the murder of ex-Sheriff
Charles Chaves. They were to the effect
that Thomas II. Catron, delegate to Con
gress, and his law partner, Charles A.
bpless, had attempted to buy them off, in
timidate them, and by other means pre
vent them from appearing as witnesses
In behalf or the Territory. The court or
dered the papers riled and announced that
the matter would be given consideration.
Richmond, Va., Aug. 21. Dr. Mel
vin, ot Halifax county, brought here yester
day for analysis by Dr. W. H. Taylor the
stomach and liver of Cleveland J. S cani
ster, a ten-year-old boy, who died near
Houston July 20 under circumstances
which indicated that he had been poisoned.
The lad was taken ill four days before
his death with symptoms ot poisoning. His
mother and two other children were made
sick at tho same time, but recovered.
It is believed tbat arsenic was In the meal
from which the corn bread partaken of by
these people was made. Cabur Granger
is in Halifax Jail, charged with the murder
of Ihe boy. The accused was at Mrs. Seam
ster's the day the bread was eaten.
Knights Teniplnrsi en Honte.
St. Louis, Mo , Aug. 21. The first train
bearing delegates -to the Knights Templar
conclave at Boston left here yesterday cve'L.
the Big Four route and carried St. Aide
mar Commundery, 350 strong. Ascalon
Commandery leaves via the Wabash rail
road to-day and will number nearly 400
delegates. A number ot commandcries
will leave later in the week, and It is esti
mated that over 2,000 local Knights Tem
plar will attend the conclave.
Conl Operators Meet.
Tcrre Haute, Ind., Aug. 21. The Indiana
bituminous coal'operators held a meeting
last night to consider the strike riluntion.
Three operators, whose coal Is cold to tbc
Vandolia Railroad, decided to abandon
tbc association and pay tbc CO cent price
asked by the miners.. The other operators
appointed a committee to prepare new by
laws to bind members of the astociatlon.
You'll read the Morning Times, if
yon waut all the newai" ''
B. . O. HEL1EF ASSOCIATION.
Final Accounts of the Auditors Have
Baltimore, Aug. 21.. Robert A. Dobbin
and Winfield S. A moss, special auditors
in the Consolidated Baltimore and Ohio
Relief Association cases, have filed their
final accounts In circuit court No. 2.
The total amount to be distributed
among Hie members of the relief associa
tion who were in good standing March
31, 188D, when the association was dis
solved In accordance with an act of the
legislature, Is $571,271. The amount
of contributions of such members was
Members who had contributed $1,805,
683 assigned all their Interest in the fund
to the Baltimore and Onto Railroad. Com
pany in trust for the benefit ot the relief
.feature of the relief department, and
members who contributed $64,403 still
retain their interest in the fund for dis
tribution. The sum to which thonon assign Ing num
bers are emitted m declared to be- $22,873,
man which $7,500 Is deducted for coun
sel fees. The luhncc of $15,375 will be
distributed among the non assigning mem
bers., representing sown divisions of the
Baltimore & Ohio road.
When the relief association dKsulvcct hi
1889 It had a memlH-rhlp of 21.000. or
whom all but 850 avslgned their claims
and became members of the relief depart
ment. From May 1. 1880, when the association
was started, up to the 30th or last June,
$4,0J4,8C5 had been paid In benefits to
memlKTs or beneficiaries.
NOT ACCORDING TO THE CODE.
XcHMlxiyM I'unlnh Another Who Vio
lated theQ,ueeiiberry Jtulex.
A band of bare-legged and leather-lunged
newsboys were "thodtlng craps" in City
Hall Park the other night, when oneof them'
caught another cheating, says the New
1'ork World. Tho two, after rancorous
argument, mt at each other to settle the
matter after the code .of Queeusberry.
During the argument of limb and muscle
some one jelled shnllyr
"KIggy ,hcre comes the cop!'
When the arty reassembled In Spruce
street both coniliatants stripped and went
at it tooth and nail. When they grappled
the others pulled them apart. Finally both
clinched with a depcTation that defied un
ravelling autl fell squirming to the pave
ment, where thej snore between gasps at
the others, who trod upon theirheads. Pres
ently one of them writhed from tbe.other's
"The golnam snlnkcr's Jolt me!" he
shrieked. "He's chawed off me ami"
"Dat's right ."sniffed the other. "He was
a-t'unipin' nie in de stummick. No bloke
ain't goiu" to do dat to me."
"We ain't," yelled a sympathiser of the
bitten small boy. "We ain't, hey? W'y 111
t'unip you In tier t'roat." Acdhe sailed in.
The rest of the liojs sailed in with him, and
between them they were murdering the bit
ing small boy when -a policeman pounced
"What'a the trouble here?" lie demanded.
"W'y, ilat bloke bit a chunk out o' me
pal's ann," one of them piped up. And
while the policeman put In pursuit of the
boy who had bitten theother, the rest of the
newslioys fled up a side street, bearing as
spoils the eeuing newspapers of the pur
sued. LOVE AND DUTY.
Hon It Was. Explained to a Colored
Boy Who Wnnted a Loan.
I was waiting forlhepostof flee at Huats
villetooien in the morning, and meanwhile
talking a bit to thecolored Janitor, who was
sweeping and dusting, when a negro boy
about fifteen years old came along and
halted, and beckoned the Janitor to step
aside. The old man looked at him sharply,
but did not comply.
"Say, yo'!" called tlieyoung man.
There was no reply to this, and after a
minute he called again.
"Boj ! What yo' wants wid me?" sternly
demanded the Janitor.
"I wants to speak wid yo'."
"Who is yo'?"
"Yo" know who I is. Yo" is engaged to
my sister Evangeline."
"Oh. Yo" is her brudder Sam. Waal, what
"Kin jo' lend me ten cents?"
"On what grounds, sah?"
"On de grounds dat yo'is gwinetobemy
"Boy, doau" yo' know nuffln" 'tall 'bout
philosophy?" shouted the Janitor, as he
raised his bmom oer his shoulder. "My
bclu' engaged to jour sister Evangeline as
a private citizen, an' my standin heah
represenlin' the United States Gov'mentan"
talkin' wid a gem'lan besides, am two en
tirely different contestashuns. As your
fusha brudder In law, I'd like to obleege yo',
but as a representative of this Gov'ment,
I doan' know yo' from Adam, an If yo
doan' moe on I'll have to smash jo' to
The Dieter's Diagnoslx.
"A doctofifabUuned nu isance, bu t a man
bas to Jpive one occasionally, I suppose,"
grutKoled Mr. Psulker. "It's my liver that's
out ot order. Isn't it, doctor?"
"No, sir," promptly repliedhc physician.
"Your liver Is in perfect condition, runs
full time and never takes a holiday. It is the
only part of you that isn't out of order. It
isn't your liver ihatTieeds doctoring. It's
the rest of you, sir. You. secrete more bile
than you can consume. That's all that alls
you. Good-day, sir." Chicago Tribune.
"Monsieur Auguste, if you don't behave
yourself I'll never go out with you again."
"I beg a tnousand pardons, mademoi
selle. I was trying to find the handle bar."
Ad ice to n Young Woman.
Let there be no such word in your un
abridged as "fail." If jou have an irk
some duty to perform Just roll up your
bloomers and wado right in let the chips
fall where they may. New York "World.
"Where, except In Italy, will you flndsuch
grim, dilapidated houses, with clothes-lines
upon which li hu ng tattered linen , extending
front one to the othere? Are theynot pic
turesque?" "Yes they give me the Itch.' Petit
Journal Pour Rlre.
Good Tlmo to ProisoHe.''
The Suitor I must havea definite answer
no w, Miss Clara, because I cangeta revolver
on credit to-day. Fliegende Blaetter.
"How do you find I'm getting on?"
"You are doing fairly well, only "
"Oh.ldon'tcarejustsolcan wearthls cos
tume." Journal Amusant.
"Where have j ou worked before?"
"It wouldtake too longtotcU.' Fliegende
"Sir, you have drank only one glass of beer
and you act as though you had consumed a
dozen." Fliegende" Blaetter. '
Good Clothes Cheap I
ing until' this
late, we've re
duced a big
part of the
stock to prices
what they ever
Splendid quality SKELETON
SEltOB COATS, slnglo or double
breasted, for. H S5.00
Others as loir as S3 and from
that up to tS Oa
All the WHITE DUCIC PANTS
are reduced to.... 85a
A lot of Striped Haunet 1'ants,
nmoug thera Bedford Cords, worth
J pair. Now S2.05
ien'sAU-wooI last-olor Suits.
mixed and plain cns"lmeres and
cneTtots. that were 10, ill. f:2 and
tUSU Now, to burry thera oat... $7.35
Glen's All-wool Lberiot and Casat
mere buiui, tbat were ;7 39. Now,
to close $4.85
Loeb & Hirsh,
The Clothiers, Shlrtmakers. Outfitters,
910-912 FSt. N.W.
Wheel Ja the pioneer in
all the latest Cycle
building ideas. Others
follow benind, oat "lu
IXMBIAS" are In the
lead, to stay there.
District Cycle Co
"Columbia" and "Hartford" Agents,
452 Penna. Ave.
ST. LOUIS TRIAL.
Hlg Steamer Comes Up to the Subsidy
Southampton, Aug. 21. The American
Line's new steamer St. Louis had an
official trial yesterday and maintained a
speed of 22 3-10 knots per hour, for over
four hours, carrying the Stars and Stripes
fater than any flag had ever be en carried
through the EnglnJi Channel The course
was from Portland Bill to Star Point, a
dl-.tance of fifty-two knots. The 8t. Louis
made a flying Mart, due west, with the
tide. The time consumed was two hours
twelve minutes, five seconds, showing a
speed or 23 6 knots. The return trip was
made in two hours, twenty-eight minutes,
thirty-seven seconds, a speed or 21 knots.
The ea was smooth.
Tbc St. Louis left Southampton at 8 30
a m. On board the vessel were Capt. Royal
P. Bradford and Lieut. Richard T. Mul
ligan, of the United States Navy, who
were designated by Secretary Herbert to
conduct the speed trial of the St. Louis;
Commander W. S. Cowlcs, naval attache
of the United States embassy; Mr. Frank L
Fernald, United State naval constructor;
Clement A. GrKcom. president
of the International Navigation Company,
and Mr. James Wright, also an official of
The trip was begun in misty weather.
The St. Louis took 450 tons of ordinary
coal of the same quality 5s tbat used on
regular voyages. Her draft was 23 feet
forward and 24 feet aft. The quantity ot
coal usually carried on a voyage Is 2,500
tons, and the draft of the ve-ssel is then
a foot deeper than it was to-day. By the
time the vessel reached the Needles the
weather waselearer auci mere was no wiuu.
Capt. Bradford expressed his pleasure at
the performance of the St. Louis, and sent
a favorable report of the vessel to Secre
Mr. Griscom said that he was glad that
the first great American ship had made
the finest measured record. It was an
engine test that did credit to the riremen,
all or whom were shipped in New Tort
Tor the first trip of the steamer.
You'll rend the Morning Times, If
you want all tho hoh!
PLAYJNG A.T LIBERATOR.
Campos Sets Political Prisoners Free
Santiago de Cuba, Aug. 13th, via Key
West. Fla . Aug. -21. Geo. Martinez Cam
pos, on his way to Havana on the 4th in
stant, stopped at Baracoa, and in a few
minutes that he remained there be ordered
all the political prisoners that were in
jail to beset at liberty.
O n the 3th instant a Spanish column under
Commander Gonzales, 250 strong, met the
rebel parties of Rucn and Carreras, 80O
strong, near the Rher Duaha, Baracoa.
They had an encounter which lasted thre
Later thesamo parties met and had an
other encounter. In both these engage
ments, according to Spanish report, the
rebels bad nine killed am twelve wounded
and the Spaniards one killed and on
You'll rend the Morning Times, IS
you mint all the news!
Wanted a Diamond Ring.
Norwich, Conn., Aug. 21. Charles Bart
lett, a wealthy manufacturer of Pequot.
awoke last night to find a burglar re
moving a valuable diamond ring from
one ot Mrs. Bartlctt's fingers. The bur
glar dashed downstairs and fell over a gate
on the piazza put there for the baby. Mr.
Bartlett fired at him, but he escaped in
the darkness. His trail was followed by
stains ot blood. Bartlett lost $50 und an
overcoat, but the ring was found In lha
You'll rend the Morning Times, It
yon want all tho news!
Retired Officer Dies.
Watcrlown, N. Y., Aug. 21. E. J. Whlt
taker. a retired officer of the engineer
service ot the United States Navy, who
served on the United States man-of-war
Minnesota In the late war, participating
In the battle between the Merrluiae and
Monitor, and with Farragut In tbc gulf
blockade and at tbc Fort Fisher engage
ments, died at Sackctt's Harbor jester
day, aged 50 years.
You'll rend the Morning Times, It
you want all the news!
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