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VOL. 1. NO. 102.
WASHINGTON, D. C, SATUBDAY fHy-ENIK'G-, NOVEMBER 30, 1895.
Some Old-Tims House Employes
in Danger From Reed.
STAND IN WAY OF REFOEM
FAVOR IHD FORC
Members of Congress Talk About
the Police Situation. . f
INTERVIEWS WITH THEM
,. pleases every taste. It
B is novel, bright, welL-illus-
T trated, interesting in every
m detail and costs but three
WL cents. These' are a few of
the causes of its popularity:
T Its local features cover
W. the unique phases of city life,
f . and for women readers it af-
I fords the latest hints in fash-
3" Ions and fads.
I Sports, athletics, stories
mh of the busy world, dramatics
and music go to make up its
twenty pages, and it pre-
I Bents the news of the da'
i unimpaired by its other mag-
i- Tomorrow's Times will
,' contain among many others
r" the following specially pre-
m pared articles:
Tlomos of the Y. il. C. A. F&Uces
erected for It In the bit cltlea.
Autographs of Possibili
ties rccullritic displayed by Presi
dential candidates. .
Modes for Dressy Men
What fashion says la correct
curious pension clalint. Bits of
History told la Tension Office flies.
Dark Tales of Murder
Flace made famous ly its Moody
One Night on a Beat
How the city is patrolled by the po
How to buy your dress. Fashion
able women hare reduced it to an
Mrs. Burnett's Fads
Ehe Iotos lace, frills and f urbe
loire. Gowns for Dress Balls-
suggested by Irrlng's
Woman's Future in Eng
land Great Industrial nld gradually
FIFTY GENTS EJfflli
Will Put in Your Vestibule
Great Morning Newspaper.
Great Evening Newspaper.
Great Sunday Newspaper.
Alleged Obstructive Tact let to Defeat
Innovations of Advantage to tlio
With AcotiKtio Properties and
Their Effect Tjiioii I'oiil 1cm.
It is whispered unions theincomtng mem
bers tliat some of the long-time employes of
tlie Hou&cof Representatives, men whoordt
narily might be retained In their positions
throughout all the changing political ad
ministrations of the House, will be re
moved without delay by Speaker Iteed aa
soon as the conditions existing in the Huiim
of Representatives, brought about by their
macluvlitlons.sbdllbaveuecn thoroughly un
derstood. One of tiie nnich-to-be-dcslreil reforms In
augurated by an appropriation during the
last Congress was the proposed change of
the band-clapping system of calling the
pages to" the electrical bell system, ufter
the pattern of hotel call-bells.
From the day of the passageof the resolu
tion providing an appropriation Tor this
'purpose until the present the employes of
the House who hare been accustomed to be
ing upon the floor of the House during the
sessions, and who have deprecated the Idea
of their banishment to thedoak rooms have,
it is declared, opposed the will of the House
us expressed in that resolution, and have
done everything in their power to thwart
Although the electrical system lias been
put into the House practlcallyin accordance
with the declaration of the resolution re
ferred to, a very reprehensible effort has
been made, certain of the Bepresentatlves
say, to render nugatory and objectionable
the new sybtem.
Instead of placing the buttons on the
sides of the desks or on the tops thereof,
so that members desiring the presence
and the assistance of pages, might press
the buttons Jit their will and register
upon the far-away annunclator.lhe number
of their desks, and thereby call pages to
their assistance without the handciapping
or other disturbing noises in the House,
the buttons have been placed beneath the
This is manifestly, they say, for the
purpose of causing annoyance; for, when
ever a member turns about in his chair or
makes any movement in a careless manner
be is liable to press the button with his
knee and call u page boy when be docs
not need one
It is barely possible that no overt act
Concluded on Fourth PaKO.
Nearing the end!
Sheriff's Sale of
Clothing at 40c
on the Dollar
not last much longer. Such a
slaughter of magnificent cloth
ing was never known before;
such splendid goods! Such ruin
ous pricesl Hazleton & Co. were
in business 20 years, and no one
ever manufactured finer clothing
than they did. Don't waste
another minute; come at once and
pick out 3our Overcoat or Suit.
Men's Clay Worsted SuUs....$6.85
Young Men's Double and Single
Breasted Suits - 3,40
$9.00 Men's Suits for - QQ
$12 Men's Cassimcre Suits for 5,00
$8 Young Men's Suits for - 38Q
ISovs' Pine Suits of first-class
Cassimcre for Boys from
4tol6 - - "- .40
$20 Men's Overcoats, Melton,
Kersey - - - 9,50
$17 Imported Germania Oyer-
coats - - U
$15 French Black Cheyiot Over
coats - - 6,50
$10 Oxford Mixed Overcoats - 4.75
$15 Irish Frieze Ulsters, 50
inches long, made in first
class style - - 7,40
Young Men's Ulsters, extra long
with large collar double or
single breasted - 3.48
Bovs, Overcoats or Ulsters, ex
cellent goods, for bovs from
4 to 14 - - ,65
Thousands of other wonderful
E FRIEDLAMR & BRO.,
Ninth ancTE Sts. N.W.
No connection with any other houssin the city
It I 'I 1 V
Hd UNE-UP READY
Anti-Combine Men Will Break
Through if Possible.
WILL FIGHT TO THE END
McDowell People, Thmiuli, Are uk Se
rene n a Morning In May llnre'Xo
lnato Their Cuucllilates Tills After
noonSome Committee GosbIii.
The opposing forces nre all lined up.
Everything Is ready fur the caucus tonight.
It is "antK-omblnc" against "combine."
Tbc fight will be made 'on every office
from chairmanship of tbe caucus dnrrn. It
Gen. Grosrenor can be knocked out of tbc
chairmanship, all right and echhI. If not,
tbe fight will be continued.
When Representative Henderson places
Gen. IlendcrsoD In nomination for Clerk of
tbe House It U hoped the McDowell lines
may be broken. The Henderson managers,
simply to show bow the wind blows, say
they bare two of the Ohio delegation on
their side. These two Representatives will
Tolef orHenderson, no matter what happens.
They say they bare assurances of a slni'
liar nature from more than one other dele
gation. It is on such assurances as these
they rest their hopes. It will only take
a few votes from each delegation, with
the vote of the AVcst and Boutb, to
ON DOWN THE LINE.
But If Gen. Henderson is knocked out, the
contest goes on down the line. The break
may come on sergeant-at-arms or door
keeper, or postmaster, or chaplain. Nomat
ter bow severe the knockout in any one
round, the Henderson forces are coming up
for the next. Binning and serene.
Ttesc people expect to get something.
They are going to break through if they
can, and tbey want something badly. It
bas not been definitely decided yet Just
who will be put up against Gen. Grosvenor,
but it is thought Mr. Cannon .will be the
man. Tbc matter is In the hands of the
steering committee, composed "of Repre
sentatives Cannon, Henderson and Evans
of Kentucky. These gentlemen will decide
this afternoon on all the details for the
At the McDowell headquarters everyone
Is still ratifying. There is not tbe least
doubt of the result expressed. Col. Stpneu
who managed MuJ- McDowell's forces so
skillfully, said the "line-up" was complete.
They bad 160 votes sure, and many more
were coming In. Ma. McDowell "was as
serene as a May day. Mr. Glenn and MuJ.
Buseell were sure tbey wero all right.
All day long Representatives -were com
ing In and there will be but fewanscnteesat
tbe caucus. A number of Senators are ar
riving and a large majority of them will be
In the city by night. Over forty have al
ready reported at the Capitol.
CHANGES AT THE CAPITOL.
The work on the chamber of the House
,1133 been completed, and the' members of
the caucus -will be In brand new quarters.
The blue and gold decorations of the last
session nave been removed. Red Is the ruling
color now. Electric bells have been placed
at each desk, and In the future the pages
will sit out in the cloak room Instead of
srouud the Speaker's desk, as formerly.
Down in the basement tbe finishing
touches are being put to tbc new engines
which are to run the new dynamos. The
celling of the House is to be lighted with
electricity,, and the plant is to be further
The changes in tbc Senate chamber are
more marked. Col. Bright thinks it is the
finest-looking chamber be bas seen for
j ears. The Senate bas eight new pages this
The Democrats of tbc House hold their
caucus at t o'clock this afternoon. It was
generally anticipated that tbe old officers
would be nominated for'the empty honor.
It is expected, though, that there will be"
an expression of some kind by the sound
money men. If they do not fight Judge Crisp
in the caucus It is expected that they will
refrain from voting for him in the House
Monday. They must vindicate their finan
cial views. It isheld, though, thatthecaucus
winideclde that the ex-Speaker must bo
the minority leader.
- Tbe gossip about committee chairman
ships gives any combination the gossiper.
wants. It seems to be understood now that
Mr. Ulngley of Maine will head the Ways,
and Means Committee and that the others
may come as follows:
Mr. HIM of Illinois. Committee on Forehrn
Affairs; Mr. Hepburn of Iowa, Committee
on Interstate and Foreign Commerce; Mr.
fsuurnnm ui rejmsjivania, loninjiHec- on
of Maine. Committee on NavalAf fairs; Vx;
With Which Congress Will Have to DEal.
Build ingsand Grounds: Mf,Hertn.inn of Ore
gon, Committee on Elvers and Harbors;
Mr. Daniels of New Tott. Committee on
"Elections; Mr. Harmcc .of Pennsylvania,
Committee on the District or Columbia.
The other important cpmmlttccs areiillcd
from the gtandpolnt.pt B politician Inter
ested. This arrangement leaves a number
of gentlemen unassigned, who are of such
prominence that they cannot bcbverlooUcVr
Among these are HeprcsenlaUvesUalztU.
Payne. Cannon, and Henderson.
Some ot tbe leading Hver-roen'Of-the
country arefto meet ti' formulate a plat
form fur the next Democratic convention.
A call bas been Issued by. Senator HarrK
Senator Turpie, Chairman JUtirichson of
Illinois, Senator Jones bf Arkansas, Gov.
Stone of MlsSourl and Casey Xoung ot Ten
No Display, But. Nearly.Allofthe
Rotables of Paris Were Present,
Oceans of FlornrOfferiugs Were Scut
Iry All SortM of People, ainLSardou
and Zola Were Pallbearer.
Paris, Nov. 30. The funeral otAlexandre
Dumas took place hcre;today. The bcarso
arrived at the Dumas hoaie. No. 11 Rue
Ampere, at 11:30 o'cloct; at which time
the street, as well as the adjoining street.
Rue Alphonse de Neuville,. was crowded
with people. Before the coffin wag placed
In the hearse the wreaths, of which large
numbers bad been sent to the house, were
brought oat and put uporftwa special cars
provided for the purpose'. The floral offer
ings were of exquisite design and excited
great admiration. j. "
A special stand w?as reserved for the
wreath sent by theComedlc i'rancalse.
Half of the "wreath- was formed of golden
,oak and laurel .Icavrsvjmd the other half
composed of lovely chrysanthemums, roses,
ferns and palms."
The Society of AufborS'and Dramatists
sent an immense wreath ;Of pale roses,
tufted pansies and white t-amctias.
Among tbc notable persons present. were
M. Lockruy, minister of marine; M. Mesu
rcur, minister of cobumerce; Leygues,
Coppcc,- Dou'mer, minister of finance;
Polneare, Uanotaux, Lejlae. Michel, Carre,
PoubeL Catulle, Mcnd(K;K'Rlbot,-' Spullcr,
Henri de Borner, M.Srot. Sully,. Sully
Prudhouime, JuIes-LVnaitre, Camion,
Emile and Paul DcactiarjcJ,1 Henry" Haus
save, and Mcsdamcs Barlety Jnlletto Adam,
and Jane Hading in fay, '.nearly every
notable pcrain'in Paris wailnattendance.
The Interment not beipgfarjellglousone,
there was little 'f6rmalityi-either at the
bouse or the remetcry, .Eight mutes shoul
dered the coffin, the utaal) prayers being
omitted, and bore lt"to.tti5 hearse, which
was drawn by two canarisbned horses.
A black velvet 'paJl'wUh'silver stars cov
ered the co.friu,.upon which was laid M. Du
mas' green' embroidered, facademician's
coat and his -swordTie pallbearers were
MM. Vlctorlcn Sardou.- JcairBaptisteTJc-'
taille, Em lie Z(lar.c6unc;Biscard-EouJon,
and the academicians jGasto'nBolssier and
Jules Claretie. h m
The cars bearingthewrealhspreccdcd the
cortege to the Montmartre; Cemetery, tak
ing a route along the outer: boulevards, tbe
family following the h'edrjoilii coaches.
Af rlea n Explorer BettObesLondon.
London,Nor.30. DriDn'oaldson Smith, of
Philadelphia, the Africanjexplorer, arrived
herelast evening, bavingbeea absent on his
African tour, since tlicUatterpart of May,
1894. He br(iughtwUbihiih:an extraordl
narll y fine collection of natural history spec
imens. i S
.Philadelphia, NovS 30,-Tire early this
morning lnthe carbt-cteanlng and shoddy
manufacturing "mill of Charles H.T6pham&
ltro.; at Ashrncad "ahdWakeflcld streets,
did' damage to the. Oxte4t of. $10,000. The
origin is unknown.-. J i
Died on "Board- Ship. ,
New Tork. Nov. 30. Judge McKnight of
Saginaw. Mich., died at "sea on board too
steamer New York, of the 'American Line,
shortly after midday of Wednesday, tbe
27th. The body' was brought to this port.
The Armenian Massacre.
The Sultan's cruelty or Imbecility is caus
njr the death of hundreds of bis most
desirable subjects. The carelessness of
many American citizens have caused man v
suits and overcoats..to;bt left on tailors
hands. Our representative bas bought a
treat number of these-carments at creatly
reduced rates. If. you cab get your fit we
can sell you a' suit er overcoat excellent
custom-made sroods ai-about one-half the
regular, iprice- jt VtJC
Come: and see wheHjer we have your fir.
Twenty-dollar- eustupwaaie suits or over
coats at o: zs -etwtom-mad suits or.
overcoats at $10; $3a;cmrtm-hiade suits
or overcoats at (12; $35. egstoitr-mndc suits
or..overcoaiaui lq; urcnstora-maue suirs
or overcoat at iu;pumaue to order for
$4 and B at $2JMA, X-. '-i
MISFIT. CLOTHUfG; PARLOUS." ,407
Bevcnlh street rtSSis tiy.'L: --
Ji.-' -.-..' ' lgg-,&f
IX JAIL. ONE MINUTE.
Ileved In Sunday Opening.
Chicago, -Nov. 30. Manager V. S.Eden
and twentycifmt barbers from the Great
Northern Hotel Jarber shop were in Jail
one minute yesterday as a result of their
rcfusal to pay fees, which they considered
"exorbitant, to Justice Lee.
...They, were nil released on a writ of
habeas oorpiis, which was granted before
theyhad been to jail at an, nut it ueeame
necessary to send them to it for a brief
'tfmena. order to satisfy the requirements
Boitds were then given by all the defend
ants. The case which came up before
Justice Lee was one fiir violation of tbe
Sunday closing law.
Mndgett, Alias Holmes, Befused a
New Trial Appeal to be Takers
Judge, Arnold Heads a Look Opinion
and Then Pronounce Sentence.
Philadelphia, Nov. 30. Herman "W.
Mudgctt, alias U. H. Holmes, who was con
victed of murder In the first degree for
having caused the death hi this city of
Benjamin F. Pitezel, was this morning,
in the court of oyer and terminer, refused
a new trial and sentenced to be hanged.
Tbc opinion denying the accused a new
trial was delivered by Judge Arnold, it
havingbeen concurred la by Judges Thayer,
VTUbou, and Arnold, who heard tbe. appli
cation for a new trial.
Judge Arnold then pronounced the death
Holmes, who bad been brought into court
to hear the opinion, was not affected by
the adverse decision, and when Judge Ar
nold, in deliberate tones, sentenced him to
be "hanged by tbe neck until dead," the
air of apparent indifference which "was so
manifest throughout tbe celebrated trial
was nof deviated from by the alleged multi
murderer. Holmes was then returned to the county
prison and a death watclrwas placed, over
him. The date of execution, will be fixed
by Gov. Hastings.
The opinion covers thirty-seven type
written pages, and Judgge Arnold occupied
an hour in its delivery. Every phae of
the noted case was gone into and the fif
teen points raised by .the defendant's
counsel in the application for a new tiial
were disposed of seriatim.
It is believed that the case willbeappealcd
to the Supreme Court.
Tacoma Citizens .Pay City Money Lost
By a Bank Failure.
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 30. Fif ty-two tbou
sand.dollars were deposited by the city of
Tacoma with Blab: & Co., New York, yes
terday, to pay the interest maturing Decem
ber 1 on its water and light bonds.
-Owing to the failure on October 24 of
the bank in which the city interest fund was
deposited here, the city was without money
to pay these coupons when due, and as the
council could not legally transfer from
other funds for this purpose, and to avoid
default and maintain the city's credit, ICO
citizens subscribed and paid the money
necessary to cover the deficit.
BUFFALO GIVES IT UP.
Citizens Abandon All Efforts to Secure
a -Notional Convention.
Buffalo, Nov. 30. At a meeting last
.evening 'of the citizens' committee, to
which was entrusted the task of securing
one or- both -national political conventions
for this city next year, it was decided to
abandon the effort in that direction, in
asniucu as the city council had evinced no
disposition to aid in the construction of a
It was determined, however, to continue
tbe movement for the erection of a hall
sufficiently large to accommodate the
Dublin University Nominations.
Dublin, Nov. 30. Wni. E. H. Lecky and
.a lawyer named Wright have been nomi
nated to" contest the seat in. the House of
Common's for Dublin University, made va
cant by the elevation of Rt. Hon. David' R.
Flunket to the "peerage. Mr. 'Lecky is a
Liberal-Unionist, and Mr. Wright a Con
servative. Drowned In Odessa' Floods.
Berlin, Nov. 30. A dispatch lo'tbe Co
logne Gazette, from Odessa says that .COO
persons were drowned by the recent storms
' and floods in Southern Kussla. and (bat tbe
people in the devastated districts are in
rreat distress The daroare to nrnnertv can .
hardly be estimated;.;; L r Ji ' -," "
&sss&&:' "-- tt5S fk.'.
ABDUL HliDJO BUI
He and His Ministers Responsi
ble for the Awful Massacres.
THEIR DELIBERATE POLICY
Att Itnde of the Sultan Is Actually De
fiant of the Powers, Supported as
He Is by Great Britain Premier
Salisbury PeculUirTreaUneHt ot
"Wcsleyansw " ' "" . -- -
--sj&m- ' . "7"
London, Nov 30. Neither the assent of
the sultan to each of the powers having a
second guardshlp at Constantinople nor the
promulgation of paper reforms will quiet
the rising public wrath over tbe progress
of his policy of extermination directed
against tbe Christians of Asia Minor.
Tbe clamor for strong and decisive deal
ing with the sultan comes from .conserva
tives and liberals alike. The popular con
viction grows that Abdul Hamld is Jockey
ing with tbe powers and that the palace
clique to whom his obstinacies and du
plicity are attributed agree with but do not
The Speaker's Constantinople correspond
ent, who first directed attention to the Ar
menian outrages, bas since become a recog
nized authority on tbe subject.
He declares that he has ample evidence
that the sultan is personally responsible
for the whole series ot massacres. He ex
plains that the late outrages commenced as
soon as the sultan accepted the reforms ap
plying to" six vilayets, giving Christians
rights that depended on theirnumbers. The
massacres "have been chiefly confined to
these vilayets, the object being to so re
duce the number of Christians as to give
them no claim to any influence.
The work of extermination proceeds as
systematically as it Is possible for the
Turkish authorities to carry it on. Both
the Kurds and the troops are acting under
the orders of the authorities In their work
of pillage, rapine and murder.
The correspondent estimates that ten
thousands persons .were massacred be
tween November 18 and 25, while the
sultan was posing before Europe as being
desirous of effecting reforms, and as being
benevolently inclined "toward the Armen
ians. Commenting upon tbe matter fur
nished by its correspondent,' the Speaker
says that among the brutal murderers who
are engaged in wiping out Armenians there
is not one who is so brutal and criminal as
this wretch Abdul Hamld, whoso very
existence Is a reproach to humanity.
Can the "civilized world, the paper asks,
look on with no stronger feeling than tepid
disapproval,' while the monster who owes
his nower to tho protection of Great
Britain, consummates a crime that Is utmost
Lord Salisbury, Jn receiving a Wesleyan
deputation which visited bun in conncc
'tion with the sectarian education proposals,
said he did not care to conceal bis strong
Continued on ThlrdXage.
BALLOT BOXES OPEN MONDAY, DEC 2.
1 St. Do you favor the issuance of bonds by the
District to the. amount of Four Million Dollars for
the improvement of sewers and streets within the
city limits? ,.
Yes, or No?
2nd. Do you favor the issuance by the District
of bonds to the amount of Seven Million Five Hun
dred Thousand Dollars, or more, for street and sew
er extension and improvements which shall include
property lying outside, of the city proper?
Yes, or No?
These are the two questions upon which T,HE
TIMES will give-citizens of Washington opportunity
to vote, beginning Monday next.
There are many who approve issuing bonds for
city Improvements They will have a chance
to vbte?" yes" on the first proposition and yet vote
"no" on the second. .
Citizens will observe that the-f irst question cov
ers. the.$4;OOQ.OOO bond bill as originally proposed.
;" m m "srVjv'! 't ;j w"'' ii",yn' " '? Jwr- "
One and All Are of the Opinion That
if It Is Needed It Should Be Done.
Congress Will Tuko "the .Necessary '
men Are Actually ltequlred.
The men who make the laws of the na
tion also legislate for tbe needs of the
Tbls Congress contalus mauy distinguished
men who nre unfamiliar with National
Capital life andneeda.
Perhaps-one of the most Important local
questions they will be called upon to con
sider Is the increase of the metropolitan
The woeful inadequacy in point of num
bers of the present force to protect "the "
valuable property of citizen, city and Na
tional Government, und a Ian the lives of
the people, hai been shown In The Times
from. day today.
Interviews with tbe District and police
officials and proralneut citizens have clear-'
ly show how this Inadequacy -affects the.
city, and one und all are of tbe opinion,
that Congren should add at least ona
hundred and fifty men to the number nor
patroling the streets.
WHAT THE MEMUEBS SAY;.
In order to personally luterest Con
gressmen in the matter and al to ac
quaint each one with the needs of the
city in this respect, Tbe Times, bas ob
tained interviews with the following dl
lion. D. D. Altken, Mfchlgnu: "If the
police lurce in this city Is in need or an .
Increase It should have one." '
Moil. Jesse Overstreef, Indiana: I have
hardly been In town long enough to
know tbe condition of things here, bet
If the conditions exist as you tay they
do, then tbe police lorce should be. ma
terially Increased. I would rather not
say anything dellnlte about it until I
have looked into the matter,"
lion. J. A. H emeu way, Indiana: "I
should like to look Into tbe question,
first', but if they are as you represent
them to be, why, of course, the police
force should be increased."
Hon. J. F. Aldrich, Illinois: "If tbe
city needs additional policemen and can
convince Congress that it does, I think
there wilt b'e no doubt that they will
-If the policeforce of tils city needs an
increase, and" it can be clearly f.hown
that tiie present force Is insufficient,
then tbey most assuredly, should have
additional men." " ,
Hon. W. C. Andersou, Tennessee "I
don't know aDythlcg"about tbe situa
tion here, but if the force is insuffi
cient, and this can.b demonstrated,
meu-hould.be- added to-it.l -
Hon. Miles Crowley, Texas: "Jf the
polk:rorceorttierT;Ityis too small it
should be Increased. In a city of this
size it Beems to me It would need a
good many men to properly protect
the" rights and property of citizens.
Of course, unless the right kind of men
arc put on tbe force a large number of
coppers would be a .decided drawback
to a city, because tbemen would becoma
domineering and try to run things."
MR. SATER'S PBOMISE.
lion. Joseph D. Sayers, Texas, chair
man ot the Appropriations Commute
during the Fifty-third Congress: "I
have only arrived in the city, and If
you will come up to the committee room
after Congress meets I will tell you
something about it. It the force la
Washington Is insufficient, and this
can be demonstrated to the satisfaction
of all the members, why, there is to
doubt but that tbey will vote for an
Hon. Walter Beeves, Illinois: "I have
been in the city several days, but as
yet I have, seen no policemen. I had
begun to think until you assured ms
that a force really existed, that the
people of Washington looked out for
things themselves. Of course, a city of
tbe size and importance of Washington
should be provided with an adequate
police force, and if such is not the case
now, I have no doubt that Congress will
Hon. It. J. Tracewell, Indiana: "I
have, of course, no other authority for
the condition of affairs than what I
learn through tbe newspapers. If there
is not a sufficient police force I would
readily ravor authorizing tbe District
Commissioners to increase it. and would
certainly favor a bill appropriating
money for the purpose. Washington
should have the largest force In propor
tion to her size of any city in tbe coun
try." "Hon. B.C. VanVoorliees.Ohlof'Itnf-
ralrs are as they axe painted, and u tbe
force is less in proportion to the area
in Washington than in other cities, I
would assuredly favor an additional po
lice force, and would indorse the proper
means by widen to maintain it."
Hon. T.W. T'hllllps, Pennsylvania: "I
am in favorot anything that will help
to beautify and benefit Washington.
I have traveled in this country and i
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