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THE EVE3STNG TXMES; ?S1AY, AUGUST 27,1895.
Fanl EleTtnt'j Streets.
EtcroSB Warehouses 22d st. near M.
Wo warrant the condition of every
thing we scU, whether sold at a loss or
at a profit.
We're selling a McCord
& Bradfield BEDROOM
SUITE for $15. It's as
well made as a $50 Suite
would be. Is of heavr con
struction, and has long bevel
plate mirror in Dresser.
Though it is of ash, a SlcC. i B. ash
culto is as good as any oat sulto of oven
Taluo ever producod.
Tho largest and best made lino of
suites iu tuo world Is produced by this
firm Wo have first choice of all they
make and control tho sale of all pat
terns we select.
50 more of the solid oak
BEDROOM SUITES have
come. You know them!
"While they'd be good value
at $16, we sjiall sell them at
I want to be" tho jewoler who first
comes into your mind.
TOP and look into
"my window over
time 3-ou go along
F street. It is an
index to what I
have in my store.
There are some
very beautiful new designs out
for this fall in gold and silver
articles. I am very careful in the
selection of 1113 stock. I aim par
ticularly to have the newest and
prettiest designs procurable.
Many that I have were never
shown in Washington before.
My prices are most unusualty
low. Jewelry need not be very
costly to look well. A compara
tively inexpensive article, chosen
with taste, is often far prettier
than a very expensive one.
If you are fond of looking nt
beautiful things, come in and see
m stock. ou need not buy any
thing C. H. DAVISON,
1105 F Street N. W.
OlMCCT TO COXF1HMATIOX.
rSomi' .Veil Obituclcs In the Way of
llroriru tilzat Ion.
Chicago, Aug 27. Objections to the con
firmation of the recent sale of the whi-ky
trust plants were heard this morning In
the Fcdertl tourt bv Jud.re Seaman They
were made on Ixlulf of Joseph Grcenhut,
Nelson Morris, John F Olnislcad and Clias
The clile points urged were that the
court has no jurisdiction, the decree of
Jul 5 did not provide for an assignment;
that the ownership of the si ares claimed
to lie held by the reorganization committee
lsstillin dispute before the niasterand that
the American Spirits Company, of New
York, was not In existence at tLe t imeof
the --ale on behalf of the receiver
Levy Slaver asked that the w holeof these
objections the uld be i tnckeii Ircm the file
on the K-oui d that Grcenhut and the other
complainants were in no way interested,
affected or aggrieved by the sale Attorney
Eddv, ot. lie-half of the Complainants, in
timated that if the objections filed were
overruled, then bis clieLts would contest
the form of the decree, and would If nec
essary carrj the cafe to tie Supreme Court.
sri'T. se-vxeh's iieiort.
Ill Explanation ot tho Delay ut Ellis
Coinmlcfclmttr General Stump has re
ceived a long report from Superintendent
Senner at Ncv York, In regard to the re
fue.il or dIaj of the immigrant authorities
nt Ellis Island to land the immigrants of
tin Campania on the day of her arrival
on her last voyage from Euroiic.
Superintendent Senner reports that the
Campania did not pass Ellis Island until
2 35 p in., and that Mr. Cortis, the Imme
diate representative of Sir. Vernon II.
llrown, of tho Cunard Line, agreed with
him that ths immigrants could not be
landed that night. There were, be cays,
717 cabm and 703 steerage passengers
It took four hours the next day to land
the steerage passengers and their bag
gage, and would bare taken six hours to
have gone through the same proceeding
the previous night. Supt. Senner holds
that his action in not beginning the laud
ing that night was Justified by all the cir
cumstances, and sjjh that ilr. Corlls, when
lie left the island at 0 o'clock, fully agreed
MA XV I1ATHKD TIIEIIE.
Anmiiil Iteport on tho Hot Springs
The report of the superintendent of the
Hot Springs reservation has been filed
with the Secretary of the Interior. It is
estimated that during the fiscal year 155,
000 persons were battled In the free baths.
Receipts from water and ground rents
this year aggregated $17,359, but are ex
pected to reach $19,000 next year. The
disbursements for the year amounted to
The superintendent recommends that a
sale of the nbalance of the unsold govern
ment lots be ordered to take place not later
than March 15, 10G, the proceeds to be
applied to tie continuance of the improve
ments. I.uiubur. Dealer Fall.
Rot kford. III , Aug. 27. Shatford Sco-TH1-.
lumber dealers, of this city, havo
000 Thej have confessed Judgment tn favor
of tho rockford National Bank, thelr
Clerk lllro Allowances.
The following allowances for clerU hire
In po3tofflces have been made by the de
partment: Grand Rapids", Mich., $23,012;
an Increase of $600. Salem, Ohio, $2,100.
Marion, Ind $3,100; an Increase of $400.
I The Mornlmj Times for enterprise.
YMOBE JB89T DAVEHPQRT
What (sir. Jhompson Says of His
THOSE WOBTHLESS CHECKS
Only Undo Good Under Threat of
Criminal Prosecution and After
Four Mouths' TJrclnR Tho Mansion
Vncuted nnd tlieGoodH Stored Dav
enport Not In the City.
The business transactions of John I.
Davenport, cuj.erviror of Federal elections
at New York, an account of wblcn was ex
clusively given In to-dny's Morring Tinier,
became more Interesting upon additional
The seizure yesterday afternoon by
Constable Swinburne ot tt'o household and
office furniture In No. 1848 W joining
avenue belonging to Mr. Davenport, in
satisfaction of a judgment for rent to the
amount of $G00 due Thus. J. Fllher & Co.,
acting as agent for the owrcrof the prop
erty, was followed this morning by a
complete despoliation o'f the houee.
At 11 o'clock this morning, in the midst
of a heavy rainfall, a large force of work
men were busily engaged in removing the
personal belongings and furniture of Doug
lass It. Thompson, nephew and ward of Mr.
l).icnport, and who made hU home there.
Tho less -valuable furniture was uncere
moniously carried out and placed In the
hugo express wagons. Hut the paintings,
curios, bric-n-brac. and articles of value
were carefull) packed in barrelsand boxes.
The corn-table's seizure made but little im
pression as the entire four story house ot
unusual depth was elaborately and expen
sively furnished. Outside, a large rubber
tree and palm guarded the entrance.
The down-pouring ralu, the excelsior
bestrewn Lalls, tile barrel and box covered
sidewalks, the yawning vans, and the un
artlsnu I.tlKirers passing-two and fro com
bined to form a reasonably fair picture of
desolation. JobnO. Knox personally super
intended the operations of removal.
A messenger boy pedaled a wheel up
the hill with about the same haste that
Ulp Van Winkle manifested In returning
to his normal conUltiim. He wa'ted at
the door, and was later informed that
there was no nply.
Mr. Thompson said to The Times re
porter that he did not care to say any
thing, as the whole situation had been
pretty well gone over and the subject ex
hausted. He caid that Mr. Davenport rented the
house at No. 1848 Wyoming avenue, but
only occupid It at rare intervals when
visiting iu the cltv. He had no furniture
or other effects in the house, except office
fixtures and his bedroom and sitting room
THIS WAS EXEMPT.
All of the other furniture, ornaments
ond'.-.rtielCB of value, said Mr. Thompson,
formed a portion of his mother's estate and
could not In touched for Mr. Daveniwrt's
debts. He was moving it himself in order
,to vacate the premises. The "For Rent"
'placards of Fisher & Co. were already
posted over the first floor windows.
Mr Thompson i-aid that Mr. Davenport
was not expected in the city twl iy. and so
Ifjr as he knew was not-coming. He could
'not say whatactfon lie would taketoward
recovering the property seized by the con
stable He knew nothing, lie said, of Mr
Davenport's questionable transactions,
exci-pt that Uie checks cashed by Mr. Hen
sey had Iiecn made good He could not say
as to that iasl.nl by Mr. Fricbus
He said he desired It expressly de
Ured that the arsenal of guns, knives,
sword, howitzers, liooinerangs, and other
enslnes of destruction were not kept in
Ntock for the purpose of defending his home,
but for porting and athletic purposes.
WAS ALHENSEY'S BROTHER. -
The two checks drawn on the Garfield
National Bank, of New York, signed by
John I Davenport, were not cashed, as pre
viously stated, by AlHcnfey, but by Walter
1L Hcusey These checks were for $00 and
$57 and dated, respectively, on April 25
They were pronounced wordless by
the bank, and neurlv four months has been
spent In securing their redemption, which
was but recently accomplished.
Mr. Hensey states that he has at differ
ent times cashed more titan $2,000 worth
of checks as a matter of accommodation
to Mr. Thompson The two checks re
turned as worthless were shown The Times
reporter. They are signed "John I. Daven
port, trustee." Some fifteen strong, em
phatic and Indignant letters were writ
ten by Mr. nensey to Mr. Davenport
and almost nn equal number of replies re
ceived. In which every conceivable e-xcuse
is given for delaj in pa) ment. He alleges
every form of illncvs to himself, his entire
Hue of relations and several of his friends.
ADOPTED HEROIC MEASURES.
Finally Mr. Hnrey adopted heroic meas
ures. He notified Mr. Thompson that un
THE TIMES DAILY
(ficr nred at the Vnlted
Explanatory Note: The above map shows,
the weather conditions prevailing over the
country at 8 o'clcok this morning. Eastern
time. Solidlinesareisobars.orlinesof equal
air pressure, drawn for eaca tenth of an Inch.
Dotted lines are isotherms, or lines ot equal
temperature, drawn for each ten degrees.
Shaded areas are regions whercralnorsnow
has fallen during the preceding twelve
noun. The words "high" and "low" show
location of areaaofhlgti and low barometer.
The symbols at the stations show the state
ot tbc weather and direction of tbe wind.
Small arrows fly with the wind.
The high pressure area is still hovering
over the South and Middle Atlantic States.
Rain has begun falling on the norlb border
of this high, but it will be very light to-day.
The West India storm is still skirting
Uiesoitthernpaxtof the Gulf anil is probably
just out ot the peninsula of lucataa to-day.
The clouds will materially moderate the
temperature to-day. and probably to-morrow.
-The cool' wae Iff the Northwest has
, rr V; -vc5., '-risl to-0 '?' W ssi?
u l t i n " r r 7 i Bin YTAuni
l i i -r i wp ?
h V S Wiib V I
$ v'xv J&f&K
less $he amount was made good, he would
prosecute him for obtaining money under
falsa pretences. He wrote- Mr. Daven
port that unless the matter was at once ad
Juefd, he would not only sue for the amount
but bring action against him In equity.
In response to this ultimatum, Mr. Davcn
.port telegraphed that he had mailed $76
and would forward tin remainiler on the
succeeding day, which he did. Mr. Hen
ey considered It remarkable that a man
holding Mr. Davenport's position, and of
his reputed wealth should find It necessary
nfwr four months' delay to make two
bites of a $117 cherry.
THEY" GET DAMAGES.
e Colo Decides the Schooner Tc-
Judge Cole this artemoon delivered his
opinion in the suit In admiralty of Charles
Burnett, former owner of the schooner
Ellen Tobin, against Charles G. Smith,
jr., for damages claimed by the boat
owner against the latter. The court sus
tained the claim or the petitioners and ap
pointed James G. Pnvne a special commis
sioner to carefully examine Into the case
and assess da magi's.
Tho Smiths were lessees of wharf prop
erty in GenrKetown that they re-nted fur
loading purpose!.. It was consequently
claimed that they invited the schooner
into their dock. She was there loaded
with crushed stone Intended to be used
in repair work at Fortress Monroe. After
400 tons of stone, or about two thirds of
the vessel's capacity, had been loaded, the
boat settled down on a rock in the harbor.
OLD GLORY'S NEWEST STAR
Forty-fifth Waa Added To-day by
IlcpreeeutH Utah, 'WlileU "Will le
conin One of the .Sisterhood
on July 4 Next.
A nolucrslar, the forty-fifth, is to 1 c added
to the flag. The new rUt will represent
Utah, and the order for Its addition to the
national colors was issued by Secretary
Lamonr. The star will lie placed to the
right of the fourth row from the top
The order for the addition of the star is
aceompanled by one changing the size of
the colors. Heretofore the standard lias
liet'iislxfeet by five. The new order makes
the regulation ilzo five feet six inches by
four feet five Inches. -
The orders pro Ides for the new colors to
lie Issued to all Infantry, artillery anil the
liattallons ot engineers and alo for nevj
standards for all cavalry. The new flag
wllllievi ryhandsomo Theyaretobcmade
of the finest American silk, and their e-ost
will be quite considerable.
Utah will not attain statehood until the
-Itli flay of next July, but all the flags
hereafter contractesl for and Issued will
contain the star In raiding the admission ot
that Territory Into the Union of the United
COWHOY'S LIVELY AVOHK.
SllootM Tvvo Mon and Is Himself Kill
ed In Turn.
Butte, Mont , Aug. 27. Word has lieen
received here of a triple killing which
occurre-d ou a Sweet Grass, on the Inter
national boumlary Yesterday William
Long, cowboy for the outfit, who Is also
.liil to lie a velif.j.y smuggler, killed a
mountci! policeman tiameel Richard-on.
Af lerthe shooting of Richard son. Long vv cut
to C B Toole's ranch, where he killed
Ira Droown, fortrnaii of the t-hop ranch
The latter before dying shot Long, kSIIiiur
him almost instuntly
Test of tho low ii 'k Armor.
The structure n presenting the side ar
mor of the warship Iowa, which is to be
submitted to a ballistic test at the naval
proving grounds, Indian Head, Md , has
reached the Washington navy jard, and
in about ten dajs will be placed in pos.tion
it the proving grounds. It we'ighs about
sixty tons. The test will be one of Uie
most important ever undertaken by the
Navy. - -
Wrieht'H Quadruple MurdiT.
London, Aug. 27. The coroner's jury in
vestigating the murder of Mrs. Rtynolds
and her three children at Mansfield on
August 11, to-day returnisi a verdict ot
wilful murder against Henry Wright, a
lodger in the Rejnolds house. Wright
stabbed the woman and the three children,
set fire to the liocse and unsuccessfully at
tempetd to commit suicide.
Shot llliiihe-lt li
i the Ann.
was injured this
John Allen, colored.
morning by the accidental explosion ot a
gun. He was taken to (he Emergency Hos
pital, where it was found that his rightarni
had received the full discharge from the
gun. He was removesl to his home on Sher
idan avenue. Hillsdale, after his wounds
The Mornlnc Times for enterprise.
Mates W eathcr Bureau )
"SH A?, Oou
xa O Couifr
given a temperature of .14 degrees at three
stations In Canada, and at Havre in Monta
na. The effects of Oils cooling may be ex
pectcd in this region by Thursday night.
Forecast Till 8 P. SI. Wednesday.
For New England and eastern New JTork,
generally fair, preceded by light showers
to-day on the coast; variable winds.
For the District of Columbia, eastern
Pennsylvania. New Jersey, Delaware, Mary
land and Virginia, lightshowers to-day and
to-night, followed by fair; southerly winds.
For North Carolina and South Carolina,
generally fair; southerly winds.
Condition of tho Water.
Temperature aud condition of the water
at 8 a.m.: Great Falls Temperature, 78;
condition, 30. Receiving reservoir Tem
perature, 81; condition at north connection,
36; condition at south conneclionJ6 . Dis
tributing reservoir Temperature, 80; con
cliUon at 'influent gatehouse. 36: effluent
gatehouse, 36 .
HOW BR6M KILLED
Slcry of tfie-rirUiiler Told by the
a -t i,
IT IS BAD f 0E .THE PEISONEE
Many IlyHtmulora neclaro Thoy Saw
' Him riungo IDo.jKnlfo Into ilia
Victim Tho Cuuee of the Quarrel
, llroimlit Out In the Testimony nt
tho Curoner'M Iiiiiuest.
Henry Browna colored man employed as
a la borer by the Cranford I'av lug Company,
was stabbed and almost instantly killed
yesterday afternoon, aliout 4 o'clock, at
the corner of Ninth and 0 streets, by James
Urown, u. fellow luliorer.
The murderer was captured by Police
man Stroman after a long chase and
lodged In the Second precinct station
The murder, as told In tho Morning Times,
was the result of a quarrel over a nickel
which Henry Brown had iioolcd along with
four other laborers, who were working wltlr
him, for the purpose of buying beer. James
Brown was delegated to "rush the growl-e-r,"
and on his return failed to bring the
lieer and refused to return Henry's money.
This so angered the man that he picked
a quarrel with James Brown, which finally
ended In the unfurtunate stabbing affray.
After James had plunged the knife Into
his assailant, he ran up Ninth street toward
P. closely followed by Henry, who after
hurling several brick Iu to at tho fleeing
mau, fell to the ground, and died shortly
from Internal hemorrhage.
The murderer denies that he intended to
kill Henry, claiming that the quarrel was the
result of a practical joke.
AT THE INQUEST.
Coroner Hammett conducted the Inquest,
which was held at the Sixth precinct sta
tion at 1 o'clock today. Tho murderer,
Jamfl Brown, was present during the
Dr. B. H. Smart, vv ho lives at No. COO Q
street northwest, testified that lie was
calld to see the dylug man. When he ar
rived he found Brown 1 lng on his face. He
at onco realized the critical condition or
the man. and knew that no medical assist
ance could eave him.
Dr. Qlazebrook, the de-puty coroner,
who conducted the autopsy, was next
called, and described the wounds. The
wounds, he haid, indicated .that they were
made with a ver, liarp instrument and
death was the result of a hemorrhage
caused by laceraUo'p ot blood vessels
leading to the he-art. '
W. H Duffy, who Hves at No 024 O
street northwest, was the next witness
'and testified he was In Lin ken's stable. He
saw the de-ceased sianding near the stable
with a brick iu his hand, and heard him
say that he did
from an j body."
He saw Henry Brown throw two bricks
at the prisoner, j.joi flrtt'IwniB'tliowiiJ
tieforeJanius had uiadf au Jtl$n;i)lJ'.P,euA
hjni, aijel thesecowl after lie bad been
smbt-d' "lie 'witnessed the cutting and
beard Uie murilerCr fjly af he f tabbed his
nun, "I got ou, A!tt,'r that he run up
Ninth Mreel.'aid ilrlJUlfy followed him
been satbbe'd bael'ileti. '
Jesse Maun, a Ilule rJ.x'y who Uves at
2404 T street uorthweiU, was next called,
and testified that he, saw James ,I!rown
start off for the bcyr, and after lie turned
ilie'corner saw him drop the bucket and
run. He saw Henry' llrown follow liuifaiid"
knock Jim down withhisflst. HeheardJini
'say lie wnSoii tokilllleiiryasJiejWen
lie uia not see me siuuoiug.
,SJ;UfiT DONAGAN'ri TESTIMONY.
Sergt Ilavld I). Houagan, of the Metro
politan police force, rext teslliiesl he saw
the tleed man shortly after be died, but
knew nolhini of the affray.
Charle-s II Linking, of 2108 I street
northwest, was called, and identified the
prisoner as the man he saw Sh a b-ife
in his hand standing in front of his stable.
He saw Henry Brown throw two bricks
at James, who nodded them both; saw
James make for htm aud stab him, and
afterward saw Henry try to follow him.
Out he seemed uuablc to do so ana fell to
He reached the man's side shortly after
he was cut and helped the doctor to turn
him over aud was near the man when he
John W. Hardell, who keeps a grocery
store at the corner of Ninlb and P streets,
taw Drown unloading his pockets of rock
as he passed his storeHe did not see the
Charles West, a colored ljy, who lives at
4.19 Franklin street, testified that he was
on the corner of Ninth and O; saw Henry
throw two bricks at James and saw James
make a lunse at him. ajinfr at the time, "I
Rot you," knew nothing of how the quar
William Duncan, a plumlyr, who lives on
Ninth street above Florida avenue, saw
th9 fight while standing on the corner of
Ninth and P etreeta, and Eaw James cut
Henry. He ran after him, but failed to
catch him. Saw Henry throw a brick at
the pneoner and the stabbing followed. He
had no knowledge of how the trouble be
tween the two men originated.
Th9 Inquest was In progress when the re
SUED DIVISION ritE-EMITED.
Sitrretiiry Morton Uses It to Place
IUh Cli-rbs 111.
If Congress goes counter to the intention
of Secretary Morton in abolishing the seed
division of his office.'lt will be required
to provide sultable'quaTters for the conduct
of the business. n '"
This seed division1 has'occuple'd the whole
ot the lower floor of the large annex
abolishment BccretaryMorton has had the
large room cut upnteiemallcr apartments
wherein he lias located various ot the over
crowded divisions of'Mhe main building.
Even with this tiilnnlllg out of things the
Agricultural Depaifrhent is cramped for
room. The seed division has thus not only
A telegram was received at the Navy
Department announcing the arrival of the
squadron of Admiral Bunco at Portland,
Maine. The vcstcUr will remain there for
a couple of days, after whieu they will
proceed to Boston. Tho arrival of the
Yorktown at Chefoo to-day "was ako re
Cut In tbe Thigh.
, Croney Green, colored, a newsboy, became
engaged In a quarrel. this morning at Sev
enth, street and Pennsylvania avenue north
west, with, another newsboy, when the
latter cut Green, inflicting a severe wound
on his thigh. The boy, .escaped, and bis
pome has not,been.ascertained.
i Horse Kicked IHni- -
George Campbell.-colored, -waB injured
tills morning at tho Center Market Ivy being
kicked on the left leg-by a horse. His In
jury was, dressed at. the, Emergency Hos-.
pital, after which he was taken to bis home.
No. ,1338'Chetter street north west.
livest Store in Washington."
to look forward a year
and buy some of the
articles now that
you'll be sure to need
We're cleaning1 out
our entire Summer
Stock at 33 per cent
discount a third less
pricesand the stock's
still big enough to
please most every
body What' 11 it be duck
pants blue serge suit
skeleton coat or
Cor. 7th and E Sts. N. W.
NO BRANCH STOKE IN THIS CITT.
MATT QUAY'S HARD FIfifiT
Embittered Eepublican Faction As
sembling by Thousands.
Knell Side ClalniH 11 Majority of t!i
Dt'Iesutcs mid Tliero In u l'roo-
jieet of Tvvo Convent lonn.
llarrlsburjr. Pa., Aug. 27. The incom
ing trains are rapidly Increising the great
Irowd of politicians already In the city
Large delegations arrived this morning
in special trains from Luzerne ami Alle
gheny counties, and clubs are beginning
to put in an appearance. The crush will be
on liefure sunset, and the struggle will
coutlnue until the e-onventlon ileudes the
question of party supremacy to morrow.
t-enator Qua' Iriends claim 1C0 dele
gates absolutely, and say he. cannot be dc
feateil. The supporters of Gov. Hastings are
equallj confident that the administration
forces will win. To-night the Quay dele-L-ajes
will hold a caucus at the board of
trade rooms and the Hastings elelegatesat
ibe supreme court
Tlie State committee met at 11.15 to-day
nnd adopted the report of the committee on
credentials seating the five Quay dele-gates
In the First and Fifth wards of Philadel
phia and the Quay delegate In Wyoming
County The committee on credentials was
continued, and will make a further report
at a meeting of the State committee to be
held at 11 o'clock to-nisht- There is tab-
of a change In the superior court Judges,
and other names have beendLseussed, among
them Judges Stewart, of Franklin, and
I'enuypacker, of Philadelphia.
The Young Men's Republican Tariff Club,
ot Pittsburg, numbering 325 members,
with the Montoolh Hand, arrived in Harris-
bars this morning at G o'clock.
Talk ot two conventions is heard, but
nobody knows how that matter will all
end. It is reported that delegates from
Bradford County, who have been counted
for Gllkeson, will be found in the Quay
column. The eillkcson people refuse to
credit this story, and say, "You can't
always believe whatjou hear."
When Secretary Rex called the roll,
Chairman Cooper announced that there
were seventy i ight delegates present or ,
represented by proxies. Then Congressman
Robinson rose to a question of privilege.
He said that the roll showed 78 ot the
121 members ot the State committee to
be present, which was a substantial ma
jority. It had been stated in a Philadelphia
paper, he said, that the call for the meeting
contained the names of members without
their authority. Heof fered to show anybody
interested telegraphic-messages authoriz
ing him to put the names ot the members on
Tho Morning Time for enterprise.
"We could pack away what
little Summer Clothing- we have
and-keep it until next season
BUT we don't do business that
way. "We're going- to SELL it,
and we're going to sell it at
It's a PLEASURE to lose a
little money at this season of the
year getting ready for fall
sq just help yourself to anything
that looks like "Summer" at just
ONE-HALF of the marked
price. There isn't much you'd
621 Penn. Ave. N. W.
Under Metropolitan Hotel.
Silsby & Company,
NEW YORK- PHILADELPHIA. BALTIMORE.
WASHINGTON and ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Metropolitan Bank Bldg. 7th
LONG DISTANCE 'PHONE 505
ADVANCE OF AMERICANS
Advances in Their Price Cause ah
Hallway List Forses to t ho Trout n rid
Seo res -the GiiIum, TlionfrU tlie
Hlso Wan CTeueral.'
New York, Aug. 27. Tbe stocic"ruarket:
was more active and broader this morning
(than at any time in weeks. Prices oU-
vanced,harplyand thelmpravcment, which
ranged from 1-2 to 1 B-8 per cent., was
unusually well distributed.
The local market received Its first im
petus from London, American securities
there having scored material gains. The
foreigners also bought in our market and
this lent additional strength to the local
Much to the gratification lit conservative
operators, the railway list forged to the
front and scored the largest galas. There
is some basis for the'rise in these stocks,
as traffic returns are showing up well,
while crop conditions, are all that could be
desired. Good business means tbe speedy
rehabilitation of thecompanies In receivers
hands and the removal ot bankrupt roads
as rate disturbers.
Tlie grangers were the most active, and
St Paul sold up from 75 to 76 l-4;North-wesl,
from 105 3-8 to 105 3-4; Rock Island,
from 82 7-8 to 3 3-4; Burlington & Qulncy,
from 91 1-8 to 01 3-8;St. Paul & Omaha,
from 44 to 44 1-4; Atchison, 7-8 to 10 3-4;
preferred, 3 8 to 35 1-8; Louisville &
Nashville. 1 3-8 lo 63 1-4; Erie. 1 1 2 to
10 1-2; Northern Pacific preferred. 1 1-4
lo 18 1-4; PacUlc Mall, 7-8 to 29 3 4;
Reading, 1-2 to 19 1-4; Baltimore & Ohio,
1 toG5;BigFour,5-8to 19 3-4, and Denver
& Rio Grande preVrred, 1 1-4 to CO The
Industrials advanced 1-4 to 1 C 8 per cent,
but were Ies prominent in the dealings.
The features of the stock market since 11
o'f lock have been an advance of 2 3-1 in
Denwr & Rio Grande preferred, partly on
purchases for London account and a break
inU.S.LeatherfroniSl l-2to83. American
Tobacco fell from 98 1-8 to 90 1-2 and ral
lied lo 97. Tlie railway list generally ruled
firm at a fractional decline from the highest
A t closing the market was quiet a nil ste-ady.
New York, Aug. 27. Cotton Contracts
opened steady at 4a5 points decline, ral
lid Sa9 points aud are now firm at 3a 4
points over jesterday, with a fair local de
mand. Crop reports less favorable and
Liverpool 2a3 points up. Sales, 90,000
Port receipts estimated to-day at 1,000
bales, against 4,381 bales last year.
FINANCIAL AND COMJIEHCIAL.
The following are tae opening, the high
est and the lowest, and the closing prices
ot the New York stock market, yesterday,
as reported by Silbyi Company.
Op Iluth Lot
American looscco ......
Atchison. Ton.. X 9. F....
Cauada southern. ........
lie!.. Lac. . Western
Delaware Hudson .....
Distiller & Lattle FeoX
Denver &!tio Grande. ..
General Electric Co
I-KI4 l2,j JS2U, lili
ay mi m4 Jin
9i 5IH 49H 31
1014 low iota 11
37a 35I4 S7 JDW
10s :cs :or 10s
62V 3 6jm ray
kh ksJ zra SSH
liiv, :u, ii4 m;8
&14 39 2U 39
KBJs :Ci?4 1055 lOjJi
l!l I9h :7:$ 19V$
33J6 14 " IS
103 103 103 203
! Louisville & Nashville ...
' I at. Prla .t- W .it.m
2tonlieru racing prerd..
N Y. Central
Omaha.... ...... ....
Rock Island. ...... .......
houthern Hallway ..
Southern Railway pfr....
'I ennesaee Coal Sc iron. ..
Nhee. u L
II HH 43 4134
I0T 109JS IOTJ4 IQOts
375 a 3714
l i 114
ItU HVo 1H4
91H 914 9tl&
18 14 16Jj
Chicago Board of TraJo.
U ashington MocV Excna ngc.
W. JC O. R. It Hlghts. $100 nt 150; Wash. Uae
A Bonds, I.uuu at 113; asb. t.as Lonv. B's, $6--0
at 130; -Met. It It. IT at 95; Wash. Gas.S at 51
rneumatic tiun Carriage, 4IXI at 311 cents.
COTERMIEST BONDS. BIX AsS'4
US.4'8. It 112$ llSTa
U.h.4' C 11M
V.S. 4'8 I9-S 122i
U. S 5's 19J1 1154
DI.-T1UCT OF COLUMBIA EONDd.
o'a lS'JO ce-yeariunUtng"
6-s 190J '-iO-yoar Funiling"so!L.
7s 1901 "U ater ttoclt" currency.
7's 1903 ,VttterMoUt" curreucy.
3.C0'a 19JI Fundlns" currency...
3H's lies. S-10 3, lsurj-iw.
W cGltliCrar. G'slst, T-'29 135
W Jt O I! U CcnT. 6-2J, 19J3-43..... 150
MetltltCouT B's, 1901 . 1W
Belt K K5s 1921 Si
Eckincton It It b's, 1S96-19I1 too
CclumhlalE KSs, 1911 1113i
WashGa3Co,Ser A, 6s, 1902-'2r.... 112
Wash Gas Co, Ser U.Gs. 1901-V9..... 113
vv ash Gas Co (. onr 3 s, mil la
V. b. IecLlKht ConvS's. 1901 1!
Ches & I'ot'lelS-s, 1S9S-1911 100
Amer bee K Trust 5-s, 1903. 10)
Wash JInrtet Co 1st k'er ISUil'Jll.
17,000 retired annually 110
VasUilarkCoImpOs, lalJ-VT 110
Wash Mart Co Eifn 6's, 1914-'2;.... 108
.Masonic HallAss'n 5's, C, 1U0S 100
Wash Lt Infantry 1st b's, ISO! 100
Wash Lt. Infantry 2d 7's, lbOJ
ATI0NAL CASK STOCkJ
Eankof Washlnston-y..... j. ....... 2S0
Bank of Republic 250
Central .T. 270
Farmers find Mecnanlcs'.i 170
Columbia , ....: 130
Capital -. 113
West Ind , .. .- 108
Traders.. I..- 104
Ohio , H
8Ara nrroarr and tkcst co s.
Nat. bate Deposit and Trust 1SZ
Washington Loan. aud'tust....... 1JL
American hecurlty and 1 rust 13SVJ
Washlncton bafe Deposit ....
Washington and Georfetoira. ;."... 270
and F Sts. 7th St. and Pa. Ave.
Georgetown and Tenallytown... .. ....
GAS AND ELC UGUTSTOCt.
Washlngtou os. 50
Georgetown Gas i... 60
U. S. Electric Ltebt x... 13
Flremen'a ...-. 89
ArllnctOQ j 15
German America. les
National Union .-10 -
CommerdaL. , 4Jj
TIlLS IX8CKA.VCE STOCE3.
Ileal state Title 104
Columbia 'lltle T
Vahluct. n lltl
Dktrict fitle. . ."" 13
Chesai eate and Potomac 53
Pneumatic Gun Carriage- .30
Washington Market 14
Great 1 alls Ice 1
Bull Kun Panorama .,, ..T.
or. fc Wash. Kteamboat '. .. .
Wash. Brick Co ,,
Lincoln Hall ,
1'KOroilTIONA I? SYSTHJI.
AilviM'ntoi 31eet 111 Conventional
Saratoga, N. V., Aur 27.---The advocates
of pre jM.rthinal representation convened at
10 o'tlcck this" morning in the city halL
rrcslde-nr William D. Foulke, of Illch
raoad, Inel., presided, and delivered an
addrevi, it c7bich he utlined the pur
pose of Hit conference.
Routine business occupied tbe attention
of the conference for the nezt hour, nhen
papers were submitted by students and In
vesthrators, and letters read from advo
catesof thesy.sU-niin Europeand elsewhere,
inciuainc; those from Sir John Lubbock,
England; E. Xaville, Geneva. Switzerland,
Jules Carlier, Lrusels, Belgium; Mrs.
Sophia C. Carlton, Berkley. Conn.; Charle-s
Buckley, Zurich, Switzerland; R. Seig
frled, Koeni;burg. Prussia; John K.Cain,
CincinnaU.-O.; J. Curio. Versailles, Franci
and F. C. Garvin, Lon-dale. K. I.
TI11? Idloj-iicruy of u Wtwlthy
A millionaire must be allowed to have
some amusements; and If be is dio6ed
to amuse himself in ways that w ould not
be at all amusing to tbe bis public made
up of men who are cot millionaires, he
must certainly be accorded the privilege.
One of Chicago's greatest (tockmen and
packers was once a dealer in junk, and it
is Eaid that he even went about gathering
old iron himself Now he is reputt-d to be
-worth 323,000,000, aLd rumor fays that
he has his property in inch thape that he
could, if he chose, raise a larger fum in cash
than any other nun in Chicago.
Each morning the millionaire's man
conies into his olfice with a turcL'e of clean
pine sticks, wbicrt he p'acee in a cornernot
far from the millionaire's desk Waen the
millionaire has read his morning mall and
business men come in to tee him he takes
out one of the sticks and wlti a b'g, old
fashioned Jackknife whittles it into bits,
tbe shavings falling on the floor. Some
times be walks up and down ae walks
much and whittles By the time business
is done for tbe day his office looks like
x cariienter shop and the bundle of pine
sticks has vanished The harder the busi
ness problems he has to meet, the harder
he whittles And that is the way he amuse
Tlie Muriilii:: Tline-s for enterprise
A comedian in a Frencli theater once
made a great bit out of a nainlul accident.
One day, while indulging in a bit of horse
play ou the stage, he hit his head violently,
entirely" an accident, against one of the
pillars of tbe scene on the stage. On hearing
the thud everybody uttered a cry. "So
great harm done." said thecomedian.'Just
baud me a napkin, a glass of water, and a
salt-cellar." These were brought and he
sat down, folded the. napkin in the form ot
a bandage, dipped it in theglassand e-mptled
the ia!t-cellar on the wet part. Having
thus prepareel a compress according to
prescription, and when everybody expected
be would apply it to his forehead, he
gravely roe aud tied it around tl.e pillar.
The effect of his action was such that every
one set him down as the readiest and
wittiest man in his profession Harper's
Tlio Morulntj Times for enterprise.
rrominent Virginian Dead.
Norfolk. Va , Aug. 27. Dr. A. G.TebaulL
died In this city to-day, aged eighty-four
J ears. He represented Frlccess Anne
County in the legislature in 18D7 and 1853
and was president of the Virginia AIedica
Society In J87 L
The Morning Times for enterprise.
. TIMES TREE PROTECTION LEAGOE.
Believing that much of the
beauty of our National Capi
tal is derived from its famous
wealth of shade trees, and
that these trees arc nozv in
danger of destruction by their
natural 'enemies, and 'knowing
that they cannot be f reserved
and cared for by the authori
ties owing to the parsimony
and neglect of Congress, I
hereby promise to do all I can
to protect the tree or trees in
Jront of or bordering on my
place of residence, aud for
that purpose submit my name
for membership in The
Times Tree Protection
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