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THE JSVENTEW TIMES, TJIESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1895.
22(1 near JLL
SALE is an assured success
from the beginning. It
doesn't take a furniture ex
pert to recognize the mone
saving opportunities all
through the stock. Put this
week's prices beside the ar
ticles the) represent and the
most inexperienced buyer
will understand our defini
tion of "cut prices."
f 10 Onk Chiffonier, swing mirror.. t7X
ST Oak Chiffonier 4 9"
til White Enamel Chiffonier 9.SU
(16 Oak Bedroom Suite 100 J
1 bewing Rocirr ... .. G9c
Unfinished Sowing Roc'cer. 59c
! Rocker, with arms 1.VJ
"1 want to be tho Jeweler who
comes into your mind nTst,"
Quite ready to do an enormous trad
from now until Christmas. Tlie
stockone of the fittest and best se
lected ever shown in this city is com
plete complete in ecrrg respect
In solid gold and silcer articles in
Jewelry and (Jems vf every descrip
tion there is nolliing lading. Every
demand that can be made by yon has
been provided for in adcance.
And then, as to prices, you'll find,
if you hare not discovered already,
that lam building up my business by
selling just a little cheajcr than any
ether house m toien.
1'iom now on until Christmas this
store icillbeoptn every night unlil9
o'clock to accommodate those who
fintl it inconvenient to come during
Just a hint to you come tchile the
itorLii fieshphL out jour Smas
Off Is pay a little dotcn and the gxls
izitl b laid aside fur you.
. ). Dcunson,
1105 F Street N. W.
SEALEIle OX TltlAI...
Crow ii Miij- Ask fur tin- Forfeltuieof
Victoria, U. C, Xuv. 5. The trial uf the
aealer eUcd by the olficers uf the Amert
tan levtnue cullers opened here je&ler
ihiy In the admiralty court Lefore Chief
The case of the Shelby was first taken
up. The cae rested on the right fthe
H.hooucr to p.i'.s through the elo-i-d waters
tVbile S.UI1H,; lor home, if, as contended,
no scaiug was done.
1 he evhUnce oi the schooner's crew Is a
direct denial thai sealing was doue in the
There Is, however, a suspicion that Hie
vessel was there at least in search or seals,
and on this condition lite cumn asks the
forfeit lire of the ves.-.'l and its equipment.
Judgment was reserved until the heariug
of the actions against the lleatrice and
Uarviu, which arc set for next Monday.
XVAS'VS A MIA hi:.
TToiiihii "Who Claims to Be H Daugb
tor of tl" Lnto Henry .sbavv.
fit Louik, Ho , Nov. , A woman 55
years of ageand ciaiinlngto liothedaughter
of the late Henry Shaw, capitalist and
founder of Shaw's Garden, made inquiries
yesterday of the city mortuary clerk In re
gard to the part icula rs of her alleged fath
er's death and estate.
The woman, who refused to make known
her name, said:
"I am a natural daughter of Henry Shaw.
Mr. Shaw took my mother out of this
country when I was cry young. He took
us to Jlolnmia. I grew up with I lie full
knowledge of my parentage, but we never
knew that Mr. Shaw was a rich man.
"My mother is now dead; I am a mar
ried woman and it Is only very recently
that I heard of the vast amount of money
Mr. Shaw lelt. As u daughter of his I
think I should hae a share of the fortune."
Desperate Oppn-AIr Prize Fight In
lluntlnglon. W. Va.. Oct. 5. Alan early
liour this morning Jack Miller, of Ash
land, and Harry Kiser. of Ironlon, Ohio,
met In a ring at South Point, eight miles
below here, and fought desperately for a
purse of $200.
In the thirteentli round Miller knocked
his antagonist out with a powerful blow
from his right, and Kiier was unconscious
for some minutes. The referee decided in
favor of Miller.
THE TIMES DAILY
U'reparcd at ibe
Forecast Till 8 r.M. Wednesday.
For Ihe District ot Columbia, Maryland,
and Virginia, threatening weather and
Inrbl showers, followed by parUy cloudy
weather in the Interior during Wednesday:
Fur Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey,
and Delaware, generally fair, but prob
tbly light showers near the coast to-nighl;
northeasterly winds, becoming variable.
Weather Conditions and General Fore
cast. The barometer has fallen slowly in Uie
Eonthern, Middle, and New England States,
and has risen In Rocky Mountain districts.
It has fallen over the Dakotas, where a
small depression of considerable cnerer la
It Is wanner east ot the Mississippi and
from toe Missouri Valley southward to
Texas. II Is colder In the Rocky Mountain
Light showers are reported for the South
AUantio ooast and heary snows from
IorlnPakota. Unntana. and Wyoming.
. The following heavy rainfall. In loohes.
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TRUE LOYtRSJB TROUBLE
Gertrude H slop and J. K. White's
Romance Has a Police Ending.
DENTIST HISL0P ARBESTED
He Is Churned Wltto Has lug Threat
ened tho Young Girl's Sweetheart.
Prominent Members ot u Church.
The Young Folks Say Thoy Will
Marry To-night Despite Opposition.
Dr. William L Ilislop, a well known den
tist and brother of Mrs. Dr. Margaret Ills
lop, ot No. 313 M street northwest, was
arrested at " o'clock this afternoon and
locked up at the Second precinct station
house on a warrant charging him Willi
threats. The vvarruul was sworn out by
Mr. J. K. White, a young draughtsman in
the Government service, and is the outcome
ot a very pretty little romance In which
he and Miss Gertrude Ilislop, a ward ot
Dr. Margaret Ilislop, are the central figures.
About four years ago White met lllss
Gertrude, then a young girl, at the Central
Presbyterian Church, ot which all parties
connected with the affair are members. lie
liecame ' ery much lnfcuuated with her and
a little less than a year ago the two became
Dr. Alnrgat-et and her brother, so It is
said, violently opposed the union, and have
done everything In their power to sepa
rate the lovers. White claims that, they
have abused the girl in the most shameful
manner, and says that a few days agoWM
iam L. ilislop struck Jier on the head with
Ills fist, and threatened to repeat it.
TOLD HER LOVER OF IT.
The basis of the threats w.irrant Is con
tained in the statement ot the young girl
to her lover. She told him "that William
toldhcr reiieatedly that if she ever married
White he would kUl liim. White also
stales that the brother and sister have
slandered him In the most outrageous man
ner to the people of his church, but nothing
has altered hi" determination to marry
the young lady.
This morning he receied a note from his
sweetheart at the office, saying she was
locked in lur room, and her guardian was
making preparations to send tier to St.
Elizabeth's insane asylum. He at onco
went to the house, but was refused ad
mittance. He then went to the police
court, where, after consultation with
Assistant Attorney for the District James
L. Tugh, he swore out the warrant for
It was Immediately sent to the station
house and placed in the hands of Policeman
Duvall. Accompanied by While, the po
liceman went to the house, and, after plac
ing the mail under arrest, the old lady was
warned a; aimt Injuring her charge. After
Hiclop wan taken to the station house Miss
Gertrude proceeded to pack her trunks,
under protection of Policeman Duvall,
while Sergt. McTaggart and her lover
waited on the outside.
HADE ALL FAREWELL.
As soon as all her belongings were col
lected, she bid the old lady and the house
farewell, anil Joining her lover across
the street, the iwoimniedlately began prep
arations for a wedding to-night. The cere
mony will probably be performed by the
pastor of the church or which they are both
While n.ivs that during the time the
brother was trying to prceiit him from
seeing Miss Gertrude, the dentist followed
Inni about the streets, harrussed him at his
work, and even sat in the pew with him at
church In order that he might not leave his
sight. The old lady, he says, and a nurse
girl named fortune Manning were active
In spreading reiorts about him.
Miss Gertrude, the pretty heroine of
this interesting episode, is a few months
over eighteen years okl and very much In
lovo with her determined fiance.
Both have fully made up their minds that
nothing on earth shall deter them now
from leaving the proverbially uneven road
course of true love and lecoiuing one to
night. HIUDGE DYXAMITING.
Bomb Found on Great Structure of the
llOMnn olid Maine Itnllroud.
Haverhill, Mass.. -Nov. 5. What was
probably an attempt to wreck a train or
damage the big Doslou and Maine Rail
road bridge between here and Bradford
was discovered this morning by a pedes
trian coming over the fool walk of the
A large slick of dynamite with a fuse
attached was found between the grooves
or the track and the guard rail.
The fue had been lighted, anil It is be
lieved that a heavy log from Hie river
which prevailed last night extinguished
The bridge is a mammoth iron structure
and stands about thirty feet above the
river. No clew has been obtaimd regarding
Mi- May Perform In Jail.
M. A. Berry, the colored member of the
"Black America" company, who waB ar
rested yesterday by Detectives Carter
and Rhodes on suspicion of larceny was
convicted in the rolice court this morning.
There were four cases against him, and
he was sentenced to six months in each case.
All Pleaded Not Guilty.
Therollowing arraignments occurred be
fore Judge Cox this morning: Mary Tucker,
false pretenses: David Colvvell, false pre
tenses; Thomas Palmer, larceny: John John
son, carnal knowledge; Clement Woodward,
larcenv from person. All pleaded not
Klft'trlciil Workers" Haulier.
Permission ha s been given to a representa
tive of the Electrical Workers' Union. No.
26, to suspend a banner across Seventh
street, from premises No. 827 to 828,
under the usual conditions.
United States Weather Bureau.)
was reported: During the past tweaty
fotir hours Lander, 1.04. '
The indications are that showers -will
prevail cm tlie Atlantic coast south of
"ew X.ort to-night, and possibly to-morrow.
The -wealher -will continue fair In tho
Interior of the Southern States until Wed
Condition ot the Water.
High and low tides as officially recorded
at the Navy Yard for to-Jay are as follows:
9:20 a.m. 3:38 a.m.
U:48 p. m. 3;3i p. m.
. Temperature and condition of the water
at 8 a. m Great Falls Temperature, 48;
condition. 36. Receiving reoerrou- Tem
perature, 60; conditional north connection,
30; condltion'at south connection, an. Dis
tributing reservoir Temperature, 49: con
dition at Influent gatehouse. 30; effluent
Gas lamps lighted at 6:04, p. m.; extln
culshed at 6:24 a, m.
Naphtha lamps Ugbted at 6:04 p. in.; ex
tinguished at R39 a. m.
Our clothing- is better
than most ready-made
c 1 o t h i n g because we
make it ourselves.
There arc some few
other clothiers that sell
garments that fit wear
and look as well as ours
but not at the same
One look through our
.stock will convince ou
much quicker than a
whole page of "newspa
per talk" so we'll be
very happy to have you
look it over.
Suits run from $7.50 to
$35 overcoats from $9 to
$35 and it won't take
you a minute to find out
that we're manufacturers
and the middle-man's
profit is missing from
We've got most any
kind of underwear you
can call for. Gray
white re fawn- natur
al and blue all-wool
half-wool and no-wool
and at every price between
SOc and $5.00 a garment.
Cor. 7th and E Sts. N. W.
No Branoh Store In Washington.
NEW HEAL ESTATE FIHM.
Friends of George E. Emmons and C.
W. Simpson Offered Congratulations.
Messrs. George E. Emmons and Charles
W. Simpson, who form the new' real estate
firm of George E. Emmons A Co., opened
their office at No. 1 210 F street northwest
at noon to-day with an elaborate luncheon,
to which all the prominent business men of
the city were Invited.
The many friends of Mr. Emmons and
Mr. Simpson weru present to extend their
hearty congratulations to these two gen
tlemen, who are among, icrhaps, the most
popular real estate dealers In the city.
The occasion was a success and proved one
of the most enjoyable events in the history
of the firm.
Among those present were Messrs. Charles
J. Bell, Capt. Charles Donier, Samuel
Ross, Rufus K. Helpbensllne, F. II. Smith.
Louis D. Wine, B. U. Warner. Bralnard
Warner, Lewis Davis, George Cooper, W.
II. Yerkes, C. G. Sloan, Matthew Trimble,
W. II. Smith, W. H. Saunders and many
SO CABINET MEETING.
President Cleveland Spent the Day
Owing to the absence from the city of a
majority of the raemliers of the cabinet
voting in their ropectiTu States there
was no niteting of that body tol.iy.
The President did not come to the White
President Cleveland is supposed to be
spending election day In squirrel shooting.
His faithful messenger and squirrel hunt
ing companion ,Sergt. Locffler, Is absent
from the White House, which Is circum
stantial eveidence that he may be with Mr.
Cleveland, as he Is seldom absent from his
post except when the President secures his
assistance on squirrel hunting trips.
Mr. Cleveland's favorite squirrel hunt
ing resort is near Wheaton, a Maryland
village twelve miles from Washington,
and a little more than half that distance
from Woodley, the President's country res
idence. PUBLIC IS INVITED.
Ex-Guv. Shepherd Will flreot Wash
Ingtonlaiis at Wlllnrd Hall.
A committee on liehalf of the Board of
Trade has Ixren appointed to arrange for a
public reception to Hon. Alexander R.
Shepherd, formerly Governor of the Dis
trict of Columbia and president of the
lioard of public works. In order to afford
an opportunity to lunny thousands of our
citizens and residents to meet him on the
occasion of Ills approaching visit to the
National Capital, with whose history and
development he has had so intimate a con
nection. Thursday evening at 8 o'clock has been
selected as the time and Willard Hall as
the place for the reception, and all -who
desire to meet the ex-Governor on that
occasion are Invited to be present 'without
B. II. Warner, II. A. Willard, M. 11.
rarker, Crosby S. Noyes, John B. Wight,
committee on behalf of Board of Trade.
YOUNG WILL CASE.
Four Witnesses Examined to Show
the Deceased Was of Sound Mind.
In the contest over the will of the late
James E. Young, the well-known carriage
manufacturer, four witnesses were heard
this morning as follows: Mary Montague,
in cross-examination; Harry W. Gray,
James H. Grant and James II. Stevens.
Mr. Stevens was for years Mr. Young's
bookkeeper, and Mr. Edwards, for the de
fense, questioned him at great length to
show that his employer was fully com
petent nt ills death to execute a will.
The testimony of the others was to the
Deserted Husband's Petition.
James W. Carroll yesterday sued Mary
Elizabeth Carroll for divorce. G. M.
Ambler is his attorney. He says they were
married by Father Burke at St. Augustine
parsonage, at Fifteenth and L streets, on
December 10, 1885. They lived together
at 1142 Eighth street northwest, till
January 27, 1891, when Mrs. Carroll de
serted him. They have no children.
Nortltampton, Mass., Nov. 5. Supt.
Lewis J. Hutchinson, of Ihe local electric
light company, was instantly killed at the
power staUon late yesterday afternoon.
He got caught in the shaft, was thrown
over a revolving clutch, and dashed on the
brick floor. The back of bis head was
crushed and hisarmsar.d ribs were broken.
Stove Denier Llpp Assigns.
CarvalUs M. Llpp, stove dealer at No.
1529 Seventh street northwest, assigned
this morning to Mason C. Grasty. His as
sets consist of stock, $700; book accounts,
$G00. His creditors are mostly out-of-town.
Capt. Bassctt's Condition.
There was a slight change for the bet
ter to-day in the condition ot Capt. Isaac
Bassett. ot the United States Senate.
He is thought to be out of any danger at
Stoll's great sale of shoes Ladies'
Men's Children's, at less than wholesale
cost. Don't buy shoes until you hare
visited this sale.
SISTERS TREATED ALIKE
Tells of Herself
The CeIebraM "Will Case Is Almost
Ccrttiln.'jri1 Sent Again to
the cinrjrot Appeals.
The contest oLthe will of the late Mrs.
Frank OluistcauV was continued in Juuge
Bradley's court to-day by the examination
of Mrs, Linda Webb, who Is making the
claim. She went on the stand yesterday
afternoon. Mrs. Webb Is a flue-looking
Intelligent woman. She was mjctly but
elegantly dressed. She made an excellent
witness for her aim case.
Her manner was rather reserved, but
she told firmly and fully the material facts
by which it la expected to prove that Mrs.
Olmstead was Incapable or making a will
and was unduly influenced by her husband
In drawing the instrument of June G, 18S9,
under which he asks for more than $100,
000. She was much affected by the dis
Her testimony at times brought expres
sions of weariness from Attorney Henry
C. Davie, of opposing counsel, but there
was all the tlnio a court -room full ot spec
tators who did not seem to lose Interest.
Mrs. Webb told of the relations of her
deceased sister to herself and her mother;
the trouble between them In 18a4; tha
reconciliation, and some of the circum
stances of Mrs. Olmstead's death. She
was not allowed to tell the circumstances
of the Interment at Oak Hill.
There was a constant cross-fire be
tween Messrs. Perry and Totten, attorneys
for Mrs. Webb, and Mrs. Jere "Wilson and
Henry C. Davis for the defense. Many
exceptions were reserved, and the case
wilt almost certainly go again to the Court
Mrs. Webb testified that her sister was,
from the Ume she was lakeusick at Virginia
Beach, "listless, weary of everything, and
wishing only to be letalone." Her mind was
misty, and she iras weak and miserable.
She was In such continuous pain from her
head, from swollen feet, and from some ob
struction In her nose, as to be worn out
physically and mentally.
She said that the suit filed by her sister In
1884 Appeared to be brought under the In
fluence ot Mr. Olmstead.
During all their lives their mother had
given the two sisters almost exactly
the sanio thing's. If she gave the witness
$20, she gave Katie as much.
11EIIHEKT SUSTAINS HICHHOHN.
Ilefiises to Impose Additional Penal
ties Upon Contractors.
Secretary Herbert has rejected the recom
mendation of the board of bureau chiefs
that additional penalties be imposed on con
tractors for the over-weight of hulls ot
vessels and failure to deliver plans for
armor plate Within the time specified in
the coutract. '
Chief Naval Constructor Hichborn disa
greed with tho bureau chiefs on these prop
ositions, and argued against them before
He called tha attention of the Secretary
to the fact that contractors at present had
three penaltles-ne for failure to complete
a vessel In given time, another for the over
, weight of engines' and a third for failure
to give required speed.
.Theso were as much, he claimed, as they
could bear. It additional penalties, such
as proposed, were added, it would prevent
many ersons from bidding for naval
work. The Secretary agreed with Con
structor Hichborn -and refused to approve
Ibe additional -'penalties recommended.
Generally Qnier.'Rut Men Go Oat at
Minneapolis, Mlun.. Nov. 5. There are
no Indications here of a strike on tho Great
A few men have left their work at out
lying stations, but not enough to Interfere
with the rgular running of trains.
At Dcv IPs Lake.N. D.. Uio strike was de
clared on at midnight, but there was no
Wanted on Two Charges.
James Green, colored, was arrested In
Baltimore this afternoon for the local au
thorities and will be brought here this
evening by Detective Gorman. Green is
wanted for assault to kill on a colored girl
named Uhoda Rice, and a warrant is also
out for him, charging him with carving
concealed weapons. He will be given a
preliminary hearing before Judge Miller
William S. Stewart's Will.
The will of the late William S. Stewart,
dated June 20, 1891, naming bis wife.
Annie Z. Stewart, as eteculrlx, was filed
for probate this morning. It gives all the
property to the widow and asks that no
bond be required.
Borer Libel Suit Dismissed.
The libel suit against Andrew J. Boyer,
publisher of the United American, for say
ing that Mr. C. D. Kenny, the grocer,
discriminates against Protestants In em
ploying help, was dismissed by District
Attorney Birnev this morning.
Nolle Prixsed OppenlielmerCase.
A nolle prosequi was entered this after
noon In the case of Jacob Oppeiihelmer,
charged with giving a dance without a
license. Tlie defendant produced a li
cense, dated the day of the entertainment,
and Prosecuting Attorney Tugh nolle
prosseil the case-
Bnildlni; Permit Issned.
John L. Weaver obtained a permit to-day
for the construction ot five brick dwellings
at Nos. 1928 to 193G Seventh street north
west, to cost $30,000.
Stoll's great sale of shoes Ladles'
Men's Children's, at less than wholesale
cost. Don't buy shoes until you have
visited this sale.
can be "over-
-as well as over--taste
fiction of jezvelry,
ThaF'iTS' eminently what
we strive after; we select
our slock with as much
regard to.iasle as to prices.
The result Is, we have the
vwslTbeautifttl display of
Our statuettes and arti
cles of vertu form an arf
gallery in themselves.
1225 FSt. N. W.
Mis. Linda Wmd
Come .and see them
figure out how much bet
ter they are than wooden
bedsteads that is if you
like the kind we recom
mend them. The price of
this one is
Brass Bedsteads, Iron
and Brass Bedsteads,
are here in unique va
riety. We have the larg
est variety in Washing
ton, includingthe genuine
English brass bedsteads
from $30 to $ 1 50.
The brass on these Eng;
Iish beds NEVER TAR
NISHES. Tbe JULIUS LANSBURGH
Furniture and Carpet Co-
DUEL WILL NOT COME OFF
Principals in the Metropolitan Club
Difficulty Not Bloodthirsty.
Col. Xovllle Declares That lie- and
Prince Itnrblde Uave Satisfactorily
Adjusted tbo Matter.
There Is little. If any, probability that a
duel will follow a personal altercation be
tween Prince Iturblde, of Mexico, and
Robert Neville, the well-known clubman
of this city.
Although blows were not exchanged, the
lie was given during a discussion between
tbe gentlemen on the subject of horseman
ship. In tbe Metropolitan Club. Subse
quently It is said that Mr. Neville chal
lenged the prince, and, according to rumor,
the affair will be settled by the code some
time during the present day.
Those supposed to have accurate knowl
edge of the prospective duel either are In
hiding or uncommunicative. Prominent
members ot the Metropolitan Club do not
believe that Mr. Neville has issued a chal
lenge assigning as a reason tbe drastic
anti-duelling laws. The story, they say,
might be entertained If Prince Iturbld
were credited as being the challenger. Ills
seconds would doubtless be attaches of the
Mexican Legation, and all the partiPs on
that side of the controversy would in no
wise be amenable to the laws.
Duelling, the sending, carrying or ac
ceptance of a challenge, constitutes a fel
ony under the District code, punishable
only by imprisonemnt In the penitentiary.
Parties leaving the District for the pur
pose ot fighting a duel also commit a fel
ony. In the event'of a fatal termination the
spectators, surgeons and seconds are made
equally guilty with the surviving partici
pant of murder in the first degree. No
more stringent laws against duelling have
ever been framed than those on the Dis
trict statute books.
Mr. Neville was at his club during the
morning, and this afternoon was out walk
ings with Fred Mjy-
In response to an inquiry concerning a
forthcoming duel between himself andPrince
Iturblde, Mr. Neville said the story of the
altercation had been greatly exaggerated,
and theentlrematterhad been satisfactorily
ad las ted.
PENSION CLERK SITED.
Accounting for !?3,.'MiO Desired From
Leonidas Kusscll, a medical examiner
In the Pension Office, was sued this morn
lug by Mrb. Lula H. Kncter, who Is Joined
by her husband, Thomas G, Rucker, for
an accounting for $3,360 which lie re
ceived from her for Investment here.
The plalntirrs live in Rntherford county,
Tenn. Mr. Russell Is her step father, and
came here from Tennessee In 1885. Her
mother died in 1888. She claims that she
and her sister sent him the money in 1889
and '90. He never returned anything,
saying the money was needed to pay for
property purchased and held in trust for her
She can find here only one lot on North
Capllol street, worth $G72. in her name,
though he wrote that he had bought prop
erty worth ?5,G00. She asks that he be
restrained from selling any property, and
for a receiver.
ItAlLROAD MEN FINED.
First Convictions Under New Inter
state Commerce Herniations.
Pittsburg, Nov. 5. In the United States
district court to-day Judge Buftington sen
tenced James Means, general freight agent
ot the Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chicago and
St. Louis Railroad Company, to pay a fine
of SobO for violations ot the interstate
C. S. Wight, general freight agent or the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was sen
tenced to pay n fine of $1,000 for the same
cause. Mr. WIghl'scase will be immediately
appealed to the United Slates Sjpreme
These two are the first convictions In
the United States under the new law.
Stoll's gTeat sale of shoes Ladies'
Men's Children's, at less than wholesale
cost. Don't buy shoes until you have
visited this sale.
Hit With Brass Knuckles.
Harry Wolf, a stage mechanic, living on
E street, between Ninth and Tenth north
west, was hit by a colored manJn front of
Cobbs Hotel, and his race badly cut. It
is said that the negro used brass knucks.
He was locked up at the First precinct
station house. The injured man was re
moved to the Emergency Hospital In the
ambulance. His wounds were dressed by
Dr. Furlong. When the ambulance was
returning with the wounded man It col
lided with Coroner Hammctt's buggy. The
buggy was not damaged, very much.
bit In ibe Head.
Wjlter Tait, a colored barber, was hit
in the head 'with a piece of coal to-day
and his scalp badly lacerated. His In
juries were dressed at the Emergency Hos
pital. Stoll's great sale of shoes Ladies'
Men's Children's, at lees than wholesale
cost. Don't buy shoes until you have
visited this sale.
L llysr-sS Ta flA " "
DR. snJNEGER'S RETURN
Fish Commission Expert Who
Has Examined Seal Fisheries.
SUCCESS OF HIS MISSION
He- TVas Sent to Ascertain Just How
Far American Interests Have Bee
Injured by tlie British System ot
Killing .Seals at Sea Made a Similar
Expedition Twelve Tears Ago.
Dr. Leonhard Stejneger, who has been ex
anUmng the conditions of the seal fisheries
In Alaska for the past six mouths, returned
to the city yesterday.
Dr. Stejneger was seen this morning in
his office in the National Museum. In re
ply to a question concerning the successof
his mission, be said:
"I was seut by the Fish Commission to as
certain with absolute accuracy just how
far our fisheries have been injured by the
British sv.sleui of klillug seals at sea. Our
American traders have complained for a
long time past that the seal is rapidly dimin
ishing In number, and that the fur is also
of an inferior quality. This latter condition
is due to tlie fact that the young-bearing
animal is frequently Injured, and as a
consequence her offspring Is the sufferer.
-In order to verify these assertions. In
Hay last the Fish Commission sent me to
visit the American fisheries. I have made
a BCientiric Investigation or their present
number, their habits and health. In com
parison to their condition twelve years
ago, when I made a similar expedition
this was before the system of piracy at sea
began, and It Is a just and applicable test
of tbe equity ot the late Paris commis
sion." THE RUSSIAN FISHERIES.
Dr. Stejneger eald that be had also vis
ited the Russian fisheries In Kamschatka,
with a view ot comparing their present and
previous conditions, but, with tbe excep
tion ot saying that in both places the seal
Is rapidly decreasing in numbers, he would
not disclose the nature of bis report.
"It is a very lu.portant matter," said
the doctor, "and will have to be handled
cautiously and slowly, I am now engaged
in getting my notes and statistics in proper
shape, in order to make my report to the
Fish Commission. It will be a voluminous
account of what I actually saw and sclent
tifically tested, and on the assembling of
Congre the document will bepropcrly pre
sented and Its contents made public."
Dr. Stejneger said that he saw no ap
preciable difference In the aspect of tha
country since his last visit. Facilities for
traveling are, perehaps, a little better,
but in other ways the tide of civilization
has made no recognizable track. In re
gard to tbe Eskimos, he said that a slight
change for the better might be observed In
the .American side, morally, but not finan
cially. The Americans are more sober and in
dustrious, and the good work of our mis
sionaries is well written in this Improve
ment. The Russian Eskimos are more
prosperous in certain ways, and have
"They think," raid Dr. Stejneger, drily,
"that they are vastly cllilized, because
they have now mostly discarded their
plcturesque native costume of fur and
Rear store clothes. But it Is not an Im
provement. Twelve years ago when I was
there, the Eskimos, during the long winter
when they could not hunt or nth, occupied
their time making up their fur robes and
their wooden shoes, and they were a very
decent people. Now they buy their shoes
and clothes, and spend all their free time
drinking and carousing, and they think
they are very civilized; well, perhaps,
they are," ended the doctor, with a langh.
VEP.r QUAINT TOWN.
Dr. Stejneger spent some time In the
Kamchatskan village of Port Petropan
lokl. It Is a very quaint town of about
400 inhabitants. The Russian governor re
sides there and be was very courteous to
our American explorer by provid
ing traveling accommodations, and other
wise furthering his investigations. Most
of Ins journey was, however, made In the
British man-of-war, the Porpoise, and in
the trading vessels of the furriers.
Dr. Stejneger brought home some inter
esting specimens of arctic birds, ground
squirrels, and mice. Among tlie birds are
two very solemn-looking ravens, unusually
large, and ot the most satiny plumage.
They seem, apparently, of tbeold-fashioned
and well-known raven family, familiar to
nil readers of Dickens. Poe, and Scott, but
Dr. Stejneger says that tbe land of the
midnight sun produces an entirely different
species, with many Interesting and original
characteristics. Two beautiful white sea
gulls are also attracting much attention.
He has also many quaint sjieeimens of
Ivory and wood carving, done mostly by
tlie Russians a nd sold to the traders and ex
plorers. Dr. Stejneger Is very much pleased
with the thorough success of his Investiga
tions from a scientific point, and in ad
dition to his government report will write
a series of papers on this interesting sub-.
Dr. Stejneger is one of the most distin
guished scientists In our large body of
scholars. He is a native of Sweden, and
held an important position In Stockholm,
which he resigned to come to this coun
try. He has been curator of the depart
ment of reptiles In the National Museum
for the past thirteen years.
Haw Wi- Ho to Sleep.
Now physicians and physiologists come
to the front with the astounding statement
that a nun goes to sleep piecemeal instead
of altogether and simultaneously, as It
were. Tliat is, the senses do not lull
themselves unitedly and at once Into a
state of slumber, but cease to receive Im
pressions gradually, one after the other.
At first the sight ceases and next the
sense of taste loses its susceptibility to
Even then, the individual being almost In
a state of unconsciousness, three senses till
remain In a condition of activity smell
ing, hearing, and thought. Gradually tlie
sense of smelling goes, then hearing, and
finally, with the lapse of thought, the en
tire body becomes completely asleep.
The physioioglsls have gone even further
than this, and they say that the senses sleep
with different degrees of profoundness.
The sense or touch Is the most easy to
arouse, next that of hearing, then sight,
and taste and smelling last.
Sleep steals on tho body gradually cer
tain parts of muscles beginning to sleep
before others. Slumber commences at the
extremities, beginning with the feet and
legs. That is why It is always necessary
to keep the feet warm. New Tork World.
The Infant Terrible.
"Kitty, you must let papa's watch aloue."
"I won't hurt it, papa. I Just want to"
"Put tt down, I tell you."
"I ain't hurtln' It. I only want to see
what makes it "
"If you don't let that watch alone I shall
ccrtaiuly have to punish jou."
"I ain't "
"Will you put It down?"
"All I want to do witli It Is to "
"Kitty, do you hear what I say?"
"Yes; and you'd hear what I say If you
didn't talk so much." Chicago Tribune.
Ureat Itevlval In Business.
"John," said the grocer, "you may order
a couple o dozen of Uiem plain cups and
saucers and four dozen breakfast plates.
I hear that Mrs. Grimes has quit doing her
own work and has a hired girl." Boston
A Fellow Feelinjj.
Chappie I know how you must feel
for I've felt the same way myself.
She (who lias lost her mother) Have
you lost your mother, too?
Chappie No, but the doctors made me
give up cigarettes. Judge.
Stoll's great sale of shoes Ladies'
Men's Children's, at less than wholesale
cost. Don't boy shoes until you have
visited this sale-
3 Items of Interest
100 doztn Large Towels ."7 dC
lOOdozon Ladies' Fins Ilaadkorchlafa Ob
100 dozen I arse Table Napkins OC
Each one of above articles rep
resents 10-cent value.
806 Seventh St. N. W.
1 924-1 926 Pa. Ave.
ISSUE OF STOCK
OPEN FOR SUBSCRIPTION
AND FHiST PAYMENT.
SHARE3 $3.00 EACH.
Subscriptions for the 30th Issue
of stock and first payment thereon
will be received dally from 9 -a . m. to
4:30 p. m. at the ofTIce of the Asso
ciation. Four per cent Interest per
annum is allowed. Upon maturity of
'shares foil earnings are paid.
Pamphlets explaining the object
and advantages of the Association
and other Information furnished up
on application at tha office.
EQUITABLE BUILDDTO. 1003 F St. nvr
President, Thomas Somervllle.
Vice President. A. J. Schafblrt.
2d Vice President. Geo. W.CaslIear.
Secretary, John Joy Edson.
to use one ot oar board rooms for xh
hoMine of any commit tee, cnaritrorotsar
meetings, between 9 and 4 o'clock. W
hare also added a teller's window for the
cxclaslTe use ot ladles where they may
obtain any Information desired relatire to
opening bant accounts In their own name,
making Inrestments, &c
American Security &
Trust Co., 1405 G St.
a J. BELL, Preslaeau
ELECTKIC rOWElt HOUSE.
iletroiHjlltali Lino Has Bought a Slta
and Will Begin "Work at Once.
President Phillips, of the Metropolitan
Railway Company, called on the Commis
sioners this morning to notify them that a
square of ground had been purchased to be
used as a site for the company's power
house and car shops, depot and business
The square acquired Is numbered 1057,
lying between East Capitol and A, and Four
teneth and Fifteenth streets southeast.
The buildtug, for which designs have yet to
be drawn, is to be a handsome structure,
according to present plans, and an orna
ment, architecturally and otherwise, to
that section of the city.
The entrance for the cars will be from
the Fifteenth street side, to avoid cross
ing the East Capitol street parking, and
the front on the last mentioned thorough
fare will be elaborately ornamented.
It is the understanding that the building
will be three or Tour stories in height. Work
upon It is to be commenced at once.
Sales Regular call Columbia R. R. S's. t-'.OOl
at 111; Amer 8ec i Trust S's, two at US; Capi
tal 1 rnction, CO at S"-,'. SO at 81, 12) at SOU: U. S.
Electric Light. 2 at 1J3, 10 at 131M. 10 at 131.
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U.S. 4' - C 111U
U.S. 4's -Ilka 1 ....
U.S.5'a -1W1 I14K
DISTRICT Or C0LCMBU BONDS.
r'lS-J9 "2i-jer Funding" ......104
CslOOi "SO-year Funding gold. IlzK ...-
7b ISM "Water !tocr- currency. 116 ...
,'1903 "Water stoci" currency..... 11B ....
3.GYS1MI "Fending" currency. lit ....
itt'altes. S-lO'a, 1S7J-IW! l" -
W a a It UConv. ITs 1st, T-"J3 ...
W i G K R Conr. 6'sJd, 1WSVU.
Jt.tll KCOUT 6's, 1901 U4M 111
Met RRConri's 10SS4
Belt It 1131 1321 8 85
Kctlnston Kiss's. 1336-1911 1C0 101
Columbia It US s, 1B1 H H
WashOiisCo.'jer A, fs, lva-"S . IISH -
IV ash c,aa Co, ber B. 6's. 1904V29. .... IIS
ashGaaCoC'oni-.-5, 1'JOl 1.3 131
U. S. JJee Light Conv 5'a. 1901 135
Chesapeake JfcTotomaeTel.,5's.... 100 103
Amer sec Jt Trust B's, 190j 102 105
Amer tec X Trust 5'a. l'JOS 10i 103
VVsab Market Co lit 6a. 1KM-1U11.
17,000 retired annually..... 110
ValiJIarktoImp6a,l'3-'2" HO .
Waxli Mark Co tifa 6's, 19H-""7 110 ......
Masonic Hall Ass'n S's, C 1903 10S ......
Wash Lt Infantry latsa. 1904 KM
Wash Lt lnf antrr 2d Vs. 1335
SATI0N1I. BAN! STOCfk
Bank ot WsBtongus 232 300
Bank of Republic. .......... 213 ......
Central 2T0 ...
Farmers and Mechanics 1B0 19j
tecontL.. ...... ..........-....... 12 140
Citizens - 1M . .
Columbia. 130. 140
Capital .................... .......... 116
West ind 105
Traders....... ...... ...........-. 103 103
LlQCOUl. ...................... ........ " ..
Ohio............ .............. ..--- ...- ......
SiTB DEPOSIT AMI TKC3T CD'S.
Nat Sale Deposit i"l rest 153 110
Wash Loan a Trust :: 121
Am becuritr & Trust 139 142
VA ash bate Deposit 73
Capital Traction Co TO4 S3
Metropolitan 1W 1004
Columbia...... 40 ......
Georgetown and TenaUrt-iwn SO
UAS AD BXIC uoirrSTOCI.
Washingtoa baa... ................. 43 47
Georcetowu Oa - 45 ......
U. S. tine-trio LiZht M4 134V
Flremens 36 ......
Frankllu..... 36 ..
lletrottolitan. ............... ........ 70 ......
Corcorau ....................... 50 ......
Potomac 63 ...
Geriuau American. ...... ........... 150 ......
atinaal Union - 13
Cclumbia ........................ 12 ......
ltlgss 7JJ 8K
People's. ............... .............. 5 ......
Lincoln...... ...................... 79 ......
CommcrcIaL..... 4fo ......
MTLE 1SCBAXCE STOCSS.
Real tstate Title 107 lis
Columbia Title...... 7 S
VAashlugtiu Title S
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Pennsylvania. . 38 50
Chesapeake anu Totomaa.... ...... SO GO
American Graphophoce 3 314
Pneumatic Gun Carriage............ .23 .35
Washington Market 14
Creat talis ico. ........ ...... ......12S 135
lancolullall 60 .'.....
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Mereanthaler Linotype. 210 210
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