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COXEX-On Tuesday, July 20, 1897,
RUTH MAU1E, aped one month.
Little Ruth was our darling,
l'ride of our heart at home;
llut an angel came and wiiiMpcred;
Little ltulh. do come home.
It Uy GRANDMA.
JOHNSON-On Tucwlay, July Ji., a. her
residence, No. 11- Seventh street frouth
fca&l, MAUI E , beloved wife or "VVHIia.ii
11. Johnson. Jr.. aud daughter or the lute
alurv A. Burgess,
.notice ol rutieral hereafter
lUaltlmorc papers please eojiy )
BruiNGMANN-On July 21, ISO", al
TM p m., CHARLES L-, beloved on of
KredenoK and alary A Sprliigmann.aced
eighteen years, eleven mouths and tw enty
r uncral from the residence of his parents,
o 401 South Capitol btreet '-oiitlnvci.t,
Friday, J uly2.'l,at2p in. jy22-2t-em
XANUbK-Oa Wednesday. July 21. 1897,
el 1.3Up.m., at Harper's frcrry.t A ROLINE,
the beloved wire of Chnntian Xander.
Funeral strictly private on Friday, July
JIB, at 3 p. in . from late rcrfflcncc, S09
BevcQth street liorthweot. jv22-2tcin
J. WIILaA-AI LEE.
332 Pa. Ave. N. tV
Flr.t-luKM kprrloo. 'PIiiiuo. 13 S3.
IMF. DUMB AHO BUND BOY
Willie Dorscy on His AVay From
- Xew York to Georgia.
Can Only Learn "Vhnt People "Wish
HI tn to Know by Holding Ttielr
Uunds "While Tliey "Write.
"This -is the most pitiful caM I have
erer had anything to do 'with," said San
ttary orricer Frank, as. Willie Dorscy, a
flear. dumb anl Uiud colored boy, "wad
brouKht into hih ofrice this morning.
The lfld, ivho was not more than nine
teen yen Tj. old, buried his facciti tils hands
.and seemed to bcin pain.but at Tina those
In the sanitary officer's office could find
bo way to comiuunicatc with hltn. Finally.
by ipns,heBavethem toundcrstand Uiatlf
tlicy would wtitc and allow him to teep
bU hand on the pencil, be could under
stand what was writteu. In tuh wayqueu
tlnns were put to him, to whleh ho would
rite the answers In a rough, uneven, but
Btiil dotipliciablc, hand.
After considerable time spent in this
crude method of communication, It was
learned tbnt the lad bad come to thihcity
by train from New York, and was on liis
way to his home in Macon. Ga. lie wished,
be said, a pass from Wlifngtoii to that
point. When akcd ir lie had any ojTxipa
llon he said ttiat be was a musician, per
forming upon ib piano lie pave hip d
dress an JCo. 209 Founb avenue, rieasant
11U1, Maoon, Ga.
Owlnjr to extreme difficulty of com
nuaicnting with the afflicted lad It was
Impossible to obtain any further informa
tion from nim From the fact that lie kept
bin head bowed and every now and then
would pive a sllpht moan, however, Banitary
Orficer Trank inferred that he was ill
mail decided to said him to Freedinan's
Hospital. When he returns from Hie hos
platl he will be assisted to his home.
Horsey came last night to police head
Uoarteis, the location of which he had in
omc niauncr IcaniM. There was no place
to put him In that office, however, and
b- was ent in the ambulance to No. J
tntion, where lie was kept over night.
In the btation tltey could find no way to
convey ideas to lilm and after giving him
bis. breakfast this morning he was sent
to the banitaty office.
JtenNnns "Why Clmniberlain'r. Ctdle,
Cliolern and Ttinrrbiiea Rem-
rdy Is tbe Bent.
3. HociOi: it affords almost instant ro
ller in case of pain in the Jstomach, adlo
nd cholera morbus.
2. Heraum it Is the only remedy that
ever falls in the most bevcre caes of
dysentery and "liarrlioea.
S Ti".vnuHe H is the only remedy that
will '-are chronic diarrhoea.
4 lleoauBe it is the only remedy that
will prevent bilious colic.
ft HecauK- It is the only remedy that
Will cure epidemical dysentery
C. BccnuM it is the only remedy that
an nlw ays b depended upon in cases of
T. Because it is tbe most prompt and
jnort; reliable medicine In use for bowel
H. Because It produces bo bad result ji.
9. Berasie It is plcasaat and safe to
10 Becaase it teas Raved tbe lire of
Wie people than any other medicine la tbe
The 25 aad 50c dzes for sale ay Henry
Erann, ."v7bolei:ate aad Retail Drapgist,
P88 F tnst Horthwcst, aad Coaneclicut
Bwnnc x.nd 8 rtrcc-t aarthwest, aad 1423
Jlarylcnd aveaue Benhcaet
WORK AT A 6IDDT HEIGHT
Steeple Cliwbers Opera(iis 335
Feet Above Ground.
Feat of an Aged llricklayer on the
Clnrfc Thread "Work Chiui
Dey at Kenroy.
Newark, N J., July 22. Montague F.
Cooper, who claims to be theonly4,Steeple
Jack," and who Ib sixty-one years old, is
amusing ciow.is of people by workiug
at the top of the famous chimney at the
Clark Thread Works at Kearny, which
rises to a height ot 335 feet.
Cooper has built a "flying" board
scarfold thiee feet from the tup of the
tall brick chimney. He climbed up one
tide of the chimney by means of light but
fcirongladders'each sixteenfeet long.whicli
he attached to the chimney by long iron
spikes he drove into the mortar. He
started the ascent from the roor of cue
of the ractorj4 buildings, winch is abont five
roet Trom the chimney, used seven ladders,
and reached the top of the chimney in
half a day.
This quick work amazed people in the
northern partof Newark and over in Harri
fon and Kearny, And when they heard
that the work wan done without stopping
work In the mills they were puraled..
The several thousand employes In the
mills, especially those on the Kearny side
ot the Passaic Elver, could scarcely be
lieve their eyes when they saw "Steeple
Jack'' on the lop ot the chimney Nine
years ago, when the big chimney was struck
by lightning. It took a climber three weeks
to climb to the top. While It was being
repaired the mills were shut down Cooper
came from England five weeks ago.
He was born in Blackburn, Lancashire,
England, dstyonc years ago During
forty years he bus olimtietl upward of 800
church steeplps and factory chimneys.
He built alvout rirty chimneys liiniself, for
be 1p .i bricklayer also. He Is short and
stout, and weighs 190 pounds.
A DIU'G STORK IN FLAilKS.
Criwveir-. Place on Seventh Street
in a Fierce Illnxe.
Tire broke out about 2 o'clock this after
noon in Caswell's drug store, at Uie cor
ner ot Seventh and T streets northwest,
and quickly the entire building was iu
Lngics No. 7 and No 12 responded, but
the fire was fought with great difficulty,
and Use firemen' erforts were confined
mainly to preventing spread to other build
ings. No accidents were reported, and
there bad been no eplosons of oils or
other combustibles at the time of going to
TURKS EVACUATING THESSAI.V.
sultno at Lust HeMpects the Pow
Loudou, July 22. -A dispatch to the Cen
tral News; dated Athens, Thursday even
ing, announces that the Turks have al
ready begun te evacuate Thcssaly.
LYNCHING IN GEORGIA.
Colored Man Hanged for Assault
ing n "While AVoumn.
Atlanta. Gn . July 22 Oscar Williams,
the negro wno committed an assault on the
daughter of a Henry county farmer, la&t
wcrk, and was transferred te the Macon
Jail for mTc keeping, was taken from the
Central train on which he was being
brautit to Atlanta at Griffin, this morning,
Williams was banged by the mob In the
pnuolpal business street of Uie town. Hia
tody was nddlcd with bullets.
When the mob halted WilllaniF was asked
tr he wanted to pray Ue was too rright
cned to iiuBWer. He was then asked if
lie was guilty of ths crime charged against
htm nd he answered "Ye."
The nooe w.is then fitted around his neck
and the other end thrown over a lamp po?t.
As William was drawn into the air a
fusiladp or shots was poured into his body.
The mob, about 1,000 In number, is now
piling wood alxrut him, and will burn him
up unle-K tbe militia, now on Its way to
Griffin, arrive in time to prevent it.
THK MORTALITY REPORT.
A Good Hill of Health for TJist
Vital Ptatirtics as set forth In the re
(Kirt of tile health department for tbe
week ending July 17 show that the deaths
Tor the week aggregate 122, against 1C1
for the coiresjvinding month of last year
Of those who died 74 were white and 45
colored Tht almost entire absence ot
mortality from Contagious diseases Is nar
tkularly noticeable, only two deaths from
typhoid fever ljeiug reported.
Mortabt from consumption increased
from 11 to lo over the report of the pre
The unusual fcattuv of the report Is that
seven deaths occurred from whooping
AN ENGINEER'S GOOD SWIM.
Crosses n Torrent and Saves Two
Trains From Accident.
Meredith. N. H., July 22. An engine on
the Boston aud Maine Railroad sank in to an
uudermined culvert at Ames Brook yester
day. Tied Sargent, the engineer, swam the
stream, made into a torrent by the heavy
rains, to flag two special trains. lie barely
etcapeil with his life in swimming across,
but succeeded In his object.
Chnrjjed "With Stealing Wire.
Ban Duffy and Harry Jeffreys were ar
rested yesterday by Detectives Boardman
and Lacy, charged with stealing 150
pounds or brass wire belonging to the
Western Ln'on Telegraph Company. Clar
ence Ticlienor. an employe of Young
Brothers, junk dealers, was also taken into
custody on the charge of receiving stolen
propeity and Tallin cr to make a return of
the goods to police headquarters on tbe
junk dealers report.
GordyVi Case yol-prossed.
James M. Gordy was not long ago in
dicted by the grand Jury for larceny. He
has forever escaped trial on the charge and
will never be convicted by the courts.
Mr. Shlllington this morning In thecriminul
court moved that the case be nolle pressed.
His reason for Ills motion, he stated, was
that a few weeks ago in Delaware Gordy
was hanged for murder. Tliecpurt madeuo
objection to the nolleprosscqui.
A Small Bov Smart Capture.
-jQhn Craig, irrcledvfoT;faujarTiVing in
Anttoostia yesterday, made a desperate
effort to escape from tbe station before
being placed la a ceil. He was giviag-hls
nanto to tlie statioukc-pper, when be 6ud
denly leaped out of an open window and
started to run. A small boy intercepted
him sad threw him to the ground by a
foolbaB tackle. Officer KJag seea ar
rived ard rearrested Crafc .,, '
$1.29 for men's pants,!
which are $4 values;. ;
Hechts will offer tbe men a rare treaty totnor
ro.w. A good size lot of men's striped' cassimere
pants have become broken in sizes and werve.decided
to hand them over to you for less than bare cost,
giving you the privilege of easy payments They
are on a center table and not a pair originally sold
for less than $4 yet you get the choice for $1.29.
Hechts start a millinery sale
which for the splendid values offered will eclipse
any ever held in this city. 'Hechts realize how very
near the season's end it is how very near it is to
stock-taking, and that's why they've made such
enormous reductions which, in many instances,
are but a fraction of the cost. Credit when you
q2c yard for ribbons that
sold up to 50c.
The whole stock of ribbons has been carefully
gone over, and wherever odd prices were found
they were "sifted" from the rest of the" stock and
put out on a separate table. 'Tomorrow you get
the pick of plaid and striped and Dresden ribbons,
plain satin ribbons, etc., in all colors, and from 3 to
35 inches wide which sold up to a half dollar a
yard for 9c. yard.
9c for hats that sojd up to $1.25.
That's how we've slaughtered the balance of
the fancy shapes and short-back sailors. You'll
find them on a separate table. There are scarcely
two alike, but some of them sold for $1,25, and you
get value when yJu get them.
ue for flowers that sold up to 75c
Pick as many as you please any on that im
mense table the handsomest poppies, cherries,
roses, clover, violets, etc Eleven cents doesn't near
cover the cost of the meanest flower on the table.
48c for $2 and $2.25 "bike hats
Hundreds of them have been sold and 'all that
are left so for almost nothing. They're on a sep
arate table, and you may
of Batavia cloth, others of
silk bands natty and stylish.
LANGTRY'S TITLED LOYER
Report That Esterhazy Will Marry
the Jersey Lily.
Viennese Society Shocked at the
Testability of a Mesalliance.
Sennatlon in Court Circles.
New Tork, July 22. The London cor
respondent ot the World cables to that
paper the following:
Is Lily Langtry about to marry Frince
Paul Esternazy' Thatlp the question which
is giving the last fillip or sensation to the
dying jub'lee se.nn. It has been an open
secret for eighteen months or more that
Prince Esterhazy has been a devoted ad
mirer or the Jersey LUy. but the 'dea of
matrimony was never entertainedj us the
Hungarian nobility is least given to mesal
liances of any in Europe.
Prinoe Fstcthazy is now the head of the
most illustrious house in Europe, who
claim an unbroken descent from Paul
D'EsteraB, and is a supposed descendant
or Attlla. I'rlnce riul Is colonel of the
Imperial Body Guard and military attache
to the Austrian-Hungarian embassy in
London. He succeeded bis eldest brother
a few years ago as the head of the family,
and is very wealthy. He is fifty-four years
old, but looks much older, and lias the
reputation of having pone a fast pace In
appearance he is very Austrian, with
dark, bURhy hide whiskers and shaven
He might be token for a younger brother
of the EropcroT Francis Joseph. He is a
nephew of the celebrated diplomatist.
Pilnce Anthony Esterhazy, at one time
Austrian ambassador to London. It was
his ancestor, Prince Nicholas, who in 1807
refused the crown of Hungary
Great pressure has been brought to
bpar on riince Louis to etop short at
the hymeneal altar. He follows Ills fair
charmer about from the race course lu
a most devoted manner. It is hardly neces
sary lo say that Viennese society will
not tcceive or recognize the future Princess
Estciha7y. being the most exclusive set
in the world. Many a time and oft did the
late Baron Ilirseh knock at its door, but
notwithstanding the sponsorship of the
Prince of Wales and the Oileanist princes
ft was never opened to him.
YOrNG THIEVES ARRESTED.
John Briscoe and Tred Brown
Charged "Wltb Housebreaking.
John Priscoc and Fred Brown, colored
boys, cichtecn and fifteen years ot age
respectively, were arrested by Policemen
Barnes and Ccorcr last night and locked
up at No. 2 station.
The lioys are suspected ot being members
ot an organized gang of young thieves who
have made depredations with disagreeable
frequency on property In the northwest
section of the city.
The specific charge on which the two
prisoners were arrested yesterdny was
housebreaking in the night, the property
Involved being the saloon of D. F. Drlscoll,
No. 201 K street northwest. It lo saidt hat
the boys secured a quantity of whisky and
cigars at this place.
The police of the Second precinct are de
tennlncdio break" np the practice of petit
larceny in their Jurisdiction, and the cap
ture o Briscoe and Brown isregarded with
satisfaction by the officers.
,A marvelon enro for
1 can bo rf vea eecnitr at
bean. It Is females.
All dnmfats. or tt
Tttuom Chewloai Oo, OS Bread way. New Tori.
TUIX rXrOKJUXSOXGLOCT lUHSDlXXX.
take your choicer Some
straw with feathers and
48 cents." -f
1 1 11
515 7th St.
THE UUNUAR.FERnr AFFRAY.
Both Parties to It Loso Flvo Dol
lars in the T?dlico Court.
The Dunbar-Perry affray episode of
July fr was rehearsed la the poUco court
toaiy, when Policeman Miller charged
Benjamin F. Perry and Ulrich 8. T. Dun
bar wiill unlawful assembly on Ninth
street northwest. Mr. Perry failed to
aiifwcr to his name when called, aud for
feited $5 collateral.
Mr. Harry liolhechild, a business man,
testified to the origin ot the affray in bis
place of business, but knew nothing of the
disorderly conduct in the street. Norman
Rliteeway and Norman Lucbs also testi
fied for the Government, but railed to give
any facts detrimental to Mr. Dunbar's case.
Mr. B miliar, In his own behalf, made a
statement ot the business causes which led
to the affray, and testified that Mr. Perry
etruck him while talking about another
'Although I was down when struck,
your honor," id Dunbar, 'I quickly got
011 my feet, and tried to give Mr Perry all
"Did you follow him to the street?"asked
"i'es, sir," answered Dunbar. 'I felt
that I had not glvcu liim enough punish
ment, and followed him to give him more."
"I think, Mr. Dunbar," said Judge Mills,
"you would have been Justified In giving
Mr. Perry all he deserved in the store when
he assaulted you. but your remark that you
'followed him to give him more' would in
dicate that there was a disorder on the
street, and as Mr. Pugh has allowed the
other defendant to rorfelt $51 will make the
same fine in your case."
Mr. Dunbarts a well-known sculptor. and
this case grew out of an arrray on Ninth
strcetnorthwestoa July 6, when Mr Ferry
and Mr. Dunbar assaulted each other be
cause of the charge oa one side or dishonesty
in a business transaction
Extending Connecticut Avenue,
non. A. A. Wilson. United States marshal
for the District, was today notified. t sum
mon a jury of seven disinterested men lo
condemn a right or way through Jollet
street from Connecticut avenue extended to
Zoological Park. These instructions were
given in accordance with the clause in the
District appropriation Mil, approved March
3. 1B97, providing for the grading and
graveling of the street, and the acquire
ment of the right of .way by purchase.
Charged "With -Embezzlement.
George Miller, a driver for the Mer
chants' Parcel Delivery Company, was
charged in the police Court today with hav
ing collected $22 18 tor certain goods de
livered, and having failed to make returns
for tame to the company. Miller waived
examination, and wds lield in $500 bonds
for the grand Jury. " '
Declines to Bb a Candidate.
Pittsburg, July 22-Ex-aovernor R.
E. Pattison, whose name has been fre
quently mentioned here in connection
with the Dcmocraticnominatlon for State
treasurer, has written toa Pi tU-burg friend
saying that under no circumstances will be
become a candidate. Major George Skla
ncr yesterday reiterated his refusal lo ac
cept. Licensed vto Wed.
Marriage licenses have been issued to
Joseph L TlnsleyandBosaE.Thoma6.both
colored, of Washington Richard W. Orth.
of New Haven, Conn., and Lonfse BJdge,
of St. Louis, Mo.; and Samuel Shclton and
Ada Hall, of Falrrasr Conrt House, Va.
Three Months for Assault.
Charles Hughes was before Judge Mill
In the police court today charged with as
sault on MntthewMcCulIough, a District
constable, and was fo'and guilty and sent
te jail for three xuoatlr.
Sufferers Anxious to Know
Whether they Can Be
Cured Should See
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Mow' Thorough Medical Kxau
Jiintion and Advice Without
Costing You u Penny.
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Nervous and Special Diseases
Are your Nerves run down?
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Huve you Paralysis?
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All these troubles aro remedied, and
new life given debilitated people by Dr.
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TRIAL TREATMENT FREE.
Office Hours 0 to 12 a. in., 1 to
G p. in. dully; 6 to 8 p. m., Monday,
Wednchduy and Friday; closed on
O , O
? S lid Polished Oak, j
5 S feet 8 inches high,
J 34 inches wide, 5 large
S drawers, 22x13 bevel S
r mirror top. Regular f
price, $14. i
4 Special price for Fri- i
day and Saturday, J
j This is the greatest J
j value ever ouerea in r
Cash or Credit.
J LANSBURGH'S ?
J Furniture and Carpet Co. i
j 1226 F Street k. w. J
THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL.
The Grand Jury Refuses to Declare
It a Nuisance.
A report was made this aftemon by the
giand Jury of its investigation ot Uie
Jtouadling Hospital, oa the charge recently
made that It is a nuisance. The report
states that tbey found the hospital in ex
cellent fcanltary condition, and a well con
ducted institution- It continues:
-While there is some annoyance from
the crying of babies during the warm
season, as has been testified by respectable
citizens, we know or no remedy to stop
it, and do not think the grievnnce of
those complaining sufficient to Justify
us In declaring this humane and useful in
stitution a nuisance.
"We recommeud, however, that the au
thorities be requested, and, if passible, re
quired, to double their present force of
nurees for night duty, as the present force
Is inadequate to properly care tor the
"We further recommend tliat if It be pos
sible to do so the children be moved to the
country during the heated term. Should
a suitable place be obtained for these help
less infants daring the warm months it
would be of great beaent to the children,
besides removing the existing cause or com
plaint ot the redldcnts, as they complain of
no annoyance at other seasons."
KILLED BY A FALLING MAST.
Fatal Accident to a Brooklyn Law
yer on His Yacht.
Trenton. N. J., July 22. Lawyer J.
Grant Mich ell, of Brooklyn, who was on a
pleasure trip through the Delaware River
and thence through the canal, was killed
near Bordentown this morning by a falling
mast. The body was brought to ttis city
and is now In the morgue.
Lawyer Mlchell Is said to be the owner
of the yacht on which he was ranking tbe
trip. During the strom this morning the
mast weakened aad while the yacht was
being towed up the canal It fell, striking
Mr Mlchell on the head. He died in a few
LEFT FOR DEAD, BUT ESCAPED.
Negro Thought to Have Been Kill
ed Revives and Gets Away.
Monticello. Ky July 22. A negro ye
terday assaulted a twelve-year-old girl.
Hip daughter of a farmer'named Tybee.
He mistreated her horribly. She finally
Treed heraclf from him and went'jome.
A mob was immediately formed and
ran thcfellow down. He wan beaten with
sticks, rocks, clubs and anything that
the enraged farmers could lay their hands
on, and left for dead, but revived and
made his escape.
VISITING THE ARMS .CTORY.
Viewing Scenes of the Tragic Cart
ridge Factory Explosion.
New Haven, Conn.. July 22 Despite a
heavy rain, hundreds of sjiectators came to
this city from nearly all parts of the
State today to view the scenes of the great
explosion at the Winchester repeating arms
factory yesterday .
Every family in town to which death
came lo a? a result of the terrible acci
dent will receive $5,000 from the com
pany. This is the usual amount given,
without quettion, by the Winchester Com
pany In case of every fatal accident.
Declining Price of Bar Silver.
New York, July 22. Bar sliver in the
locai market recorded a further decline to
day, beiug quoted at 50 5-8 cents an ounce.
The market was reported dull, with an ab
sence of demand. At the ruling price of
today the diver in a silver dollar is worth
but 46.15 cents.
The Temperature Today.
The temperature during tbe day was at
8 a. in., 70; at 12 o'clock noon, 85; and at
2 p. in., 86; maximum, 87.
liartbqiiake at Saratoga.
Saratoga, N. Y , July 22. At3:15o'cJock
this moratHg a dfetiBct earthqaake afcock
was felt here. '
flEPTILES ISJS STOMICH
Emetics Relieve Mwris Calliis
of Thirty-six Lizards.
SWALLOWED AT A SPRING
His Physician Properly Diagnosed
His Cuse and Pronounced It One
of the Most Remarkable lu Medi
cal Practice Several of Theui
Philadelphia, July 22. Authentic stories
of the ejection or live lizards rroni the hu
man stomach are notorinrrequent occur
ence, but by his performance In thathne on
Friday last Morris Collins, of Angora, has
certainly become a record breaker. After
an lllnes-i of several weeks' durat.on Collins
suddenly became sick atthestomochon Fri
day and vomited thltty-aix lizards. varying
In size from three and one-halt Inches to
hair au inch. Alter vomitingthellzards Col
lins improved rapidly in health, audis now
able to be about.
That the case Is a genuine one there can
be little doubt, as thel IzarcUare vouched for
by several persons who were in the house
with Collins at the time, and as additional
proof the man exhibits the reptiles, which
he has preserved in alcohol In a bottle. Be
sides tne thirty-six whole reptiles there are
the heads and tails of several others, ail of
which, however, are very small.
Collins lives on 8ixty-third street, two
doors west of Baltimore avenue. In a two
story stone house. He makes a living by
the sale of peanuts, cakef- and other edi
bles to the crowds that are to be found
on Sunday about the waiting rooms at the
terminus of the Angora and Media trolley
lines. For several weeks prior to Fri
day he has been apparently failing in
health. Iolug over twenty pounds In weight
In Icns than two months. About ten days
ago Collini' condition became so much
worte that he consulted a Philadelphia phy
sician, who was at first unable to diagnose
After two or three visits, and upon
careful observation of bis patient'4 symp
toms, the doctor told Collins that there
were lizzards In his stomach. Just what
preliminary treatment was given could
not be learned, a Collins, acting under
tbe phvHcJan's instructions, was unwill
iDg to divulge the iatter's name, explain
ing tbat the doctor wUbed to make some
observations of his own before the mat
ter got Into the newspapers. On Friday,
however, an emetic was administered,
aud on that day relief came to the suf
ferer. Collins was in bed at the time, in one
of the second-story rooms of the house,
and hi wife was In the living room
downstairs. She heard the noUe oc
casioned by her husband's distreM. and
ran tinntair to find him bending over
a basin, into which tbe lizards had been
ejected, A few were still alive, but the
greater number had apparently been
killed by the man's efforts to eject them
from his stomach. Other members of
Aho household wero summoned after
Mrs. Collins recovered from her aston
ishment, and they attest to tbe truth of
her story and that of her husband. The
attending physician, when informed of
the number of lizards, and when shown
the specimens in tbe bottle, pronounced,
the case to be the most remarkable
that had ever come under bis observa
tion. How the reptiles got Into his stomach
is a myxtery to Collins, who can only
account for their presence upon the
theory that he must have swallowed soma
of thcii spawn when quenching his
thirst at a spring. HI health ha" been on
the mend elnce Friday, and heis recovering
lost weight rspldly.
"IVOMAX MURDERED IN" BED.
Husband AccnaeM a Rejected Lover
of tbe Crime.
Newark, N. J., July 22. -Mrs. Michael
Kmcntz, the pretty wife ot a saloon
keeper, at -31 Broome street, win nnotand
killed while In bed this morning.
The murderer, according to Kmentz, is
Andrew Molovak, who formerly boarded
with the Kmentz family, ne had to leave
because he became too attentive to Mr3
Knientz, who repulsed his advances- Molo
vak swore he would kill the woman.
Knientz says Molavak effected an en
trance Into the house at 3 o'clock thw
moming.and, stealing up to tbe bed where
Mr. and Mrs. Knientz lay, placed a revolver
to ber breast and fired. The bullet
pierced her heart.
The shot awoke Kmentz, who recognized
and grappled with the murderer, but the
latter .ent Mm reeling from a blow from
his pistol and escaped.
ICmentz has been placed under arrest, but
Molavak has not yet been located.
FATE OF JIM. SPEAKER.
Did Not Reach Tticnmbia, and Was
Florence, Ala., July 22. The officers
did not reach Tuscuinbia last night with
Jim Speaker, the Rivertoa negro.
It is believed he was hung by the mob
who went In pursuit.
The officers intended taking him to
Cherokee and there taking a train for Tus
cuinbia. Cherokee was not reached, and
the men who pursued the negro have re
turned to their homes.
ERRATIC COURSE OF SUGAR.
Stocks Active This Slornlug, With
New rork,JuIy22 Stocksopcnedirregn
lur. Some were up and some were down.
Sugar opened weak and lower, and under
free offerings fell to 140. The offerings
v ere quickly absorbed, however, and the
stocks boon recovered the loss.
Stocks showed increased activity as the
morning went on. The strength was very
uniform, and there wasa breadth and
variety Id the dealings which indicated
a spirited revival of the speculative inter
est. The grangers developed signs of renewed
bull aggression, on the belief that the crops
were virtually nwmreil and on evidence of
the large foreign necessities for American
cereals Sugar continues somewhat er
ratic. Government bonds are firm and un
changed. Jfcw York toek Market.
Corrected dally by W. B. Bibbs A
flankers anC Brokers. Members of
N. T. Stock Exchange. 1427 F street.
Ot. Hlgh.J,oir. :
VrcerlcAn Spirit M 4 J"
Vaierica 8DirlU.ijrJ... 3t' 3y 33v
tn. SnsarltoRnerr 41li Iti'S W'
Mncrican Suar. pfd..e 113 113 11!
tner!can Tobacco.. TR; 70H TS
Mokison. Top. t . F.. IVi 13Vi Kl&
AtchTop.'andaF.nrd.. 25X iCSi 15
Awerlrun Cottno Oil... ... . .
"altiniore A Oblo . ... 11 11 TaC
Hiy State Cos 1 12 litf
Canada Southern 51 71 SI
Canada 1'aclfle.... ...... .... . .. ....
nfapakeOalo 18-: 18X IS
rr.ii.Aat L...,.. x 21 st
JiIeajre.BaK.&QHtey. S tK M
Ulde-go NortW.. J17 1W li
Ck!exoOs ... .. 9H Vt
'-XmastP. M. S mw
Matters aaytWBg yoa may
want to know about miulng
aBd mining properties. 708
The National Safe
Of the District of Columbia
CORNERl BTH HT.ANDKEW VOBKAVa
Chartered by D"ciAi acs or Centres.
.'an., 18U7. aad act ot Oct.. ISUl". aad
Capital, 0ns Million Dollar J.
CORSON & MACARTNEY,
Member of ifee New Tork Stock Rz-
change. 1419 F eC. Glover tiuUtllag.
Corrcayoiidenui or Mensn. Moore ot txsuiej,
Bunkers and Healers In tovernment Bond.
Deposits. Exchange. Loans.
Railroad Stocks aud ltonds aad all securi
ties listed on tbe exchanges of New 1'ort.
Philadelphia, Boston and i-UUinuie bouglu
A specialty made ortnvcstmentseeurlUea.
JMtrict bonds and all local Railroad. Uas,
insurance and Telephone Stuck dealt la.
American teU Telephone tttock bouc
anC tola. saalU-tf
W. B. Hibbs & Co.,
BANKEns and BK0KEB3.
Mc-.Lr Nor York Stock Sio.uuizx
1427 F Street
LADESBUKG. THAbMAN: A Ox.
Hodgen & Co.
Brokers and Dealers,
Sloch, Coifoo, Grain and Provisions,
Sooms 10 aal 11 Cercerza Bailllaz.
Corne- I '!! an V tr . nI ). ti aw
MONET AT 5 PER CENT oa real eitate
In D C. . no delay, terms reasonable.
HE1SICELL & McLERAN,
Jyy-lrxw moa y ac aw.
C. K. j. and P..... 8K 60J 7s 7yi
V'oi.oll.ltrd Gas 18 X WX mk !?
D !.. Lac. West. 118 ft ;tS 1&
Uel.i.,are A llnd.on lUJi USX UlX I'SJi
Uen & R. CranUf.pfa
Frie .1.. I,' I
Oenrra. Biectrle. 3J SSJjJ UX 3
Illn.'M ( enirai...... .. . ... .... ....
Ink.--hare IU 171 171 ri
LuuisTllle Nasbrilla.. 61ft 53J &1& St
mvz. Ir-cilaa. ...... ..... .. . .... .. ....
Miuiitt-a SIX 92K lfe 3l
Mictiix.u L'en .
.Mo. I'.iCltlt 2iyt 21j; 21X riH
Jl., K. AT.pfd 3Li-Ji S1V; UX Sfel
National Lead Co. 5 JiJi 31, SS
National Lead Co. pf d. ....
cw Jersey Ceiitr-l-.... 88 es & iS
-'evr i"orCeutrl lnlja (02 10 . I01AJ
r.urlheru Pacific . UVt U?f Mi lti
ortiiru P.cins pfd.... 42 12 lli il&
..munoA V eaters 13 15 X UK &ii
rciccMail 31 Z'.X S2y
. an j- fc ltuls....... 24. -44 J 21n
aoutlKxii iCUiwuy, pld.. ,. 3jx :; &i
re rciac n nj; ilk nJ
ieu.i.u-i.xiro& zh 2J- 2iJ( 2
uuluu .ciuc bV, i' ! '
u. o. Lw-uiar ptU. ....... u'i v2v. IX S3
ktau-4U. yid lr, loft ltF 15jf
beellug Jt La-te Erie. ii't I7. IU L
TUtu.aTei.Co H t&X M iSM
"vTaabiagtou Stock .Exchange.
alea-Eegolarcall 12 o'clock na. "Wash.
Gas, 15 at 42 5-8. TJ. S. Electric Light,
10 at 06. Mergenthaler Linotype, 200 a
118; 25 at 118 1-8. Laastoa Monotype,
100 at 15 3-8.
Arter call Mergenthaler Linotype, 15 at
118. Lanstou Monotype, 10 at 15 1-2. j
U. S. 4"s- R19OTQ. J. HI 113
IT. H. 4'. C 1W7 Q. J 1I1X IVtH
V. 8. 4's. 1K3 tH lUJi
U. 3. 55. 1004 0. F 114 114
oiSTsxcT orcoLcarBU. bosds.
3s 1199 "Oi-year Funding" 101 ...,
Ha IW3 'CO-rear Fnnilinji" gold.... 113 ...
7 1931. "w itar Stock" earreaey.. H3 ...
7lUt '-U ater etookr currency. 113 MMM
Kundlns currency icyj... lit ...,
MetR. R5.1925 II ..
MilH R Conr. 6s. 113 ...,
Met.il R Cert. Ibaebtednes..A.. 103 ...M,
Met. It R Crt-Indb:edaess..B.. luS 110
llt U K &a. 1V21 . ...
KcLincton R RV M
Columbia II R l?a. 1914 L7 13
Wash 3a Ca Ser A. ffe. 190WZT... 110 .,
'A ash Gaa Co. Her H.'S's. IvetS. Ill ...,
U. 3. Etec Light Debenture Imp.
M.A N 103 HO
Clieiaud FotTaiya. IS9.133I . .103 ...
Am Sec A Tr ys. r aad A. 1903.... lofl ......
Am Sec fr Vs. A and O. Ii5. ... 190 ......
Wash Market to 1st (Pa. 1902.WH. ...
i7.0t0 retired annually 104 ,
Waah Market Co laap iTe. 13-27 lwl ,...-
Wash Market Co ext'a BTs, UW27.. US ...,
Masonic Hall Aaaoclatlou ifi. 1WJS. lsii ..
A'aaULtinf Ut6rs,liWl M
SATIOSAI. MKSX. STOCK
Bank of Wasbiacton. 269 ......
Bank ot Republic 290 ..
Metropolitan 277 310
Central 3J3 ....
tanners' and Mechanics'.. 1TJ ...
beeou J. .. 13? ......
(.Hue us l&Z ....
.olniubla. 1'JJ ....
Capital U3 ......
IVeatEnd 101 1S8
Lincoln IK 10f
LUTE DEPOSIT AXD TRUST COilPAXItS.
Xac safe Deposit and Truss..... 115
Waeli. Loan aud Trust lla !4
Awer.ecurlty audTruse m
Capital Traction Co G4 5S
aletropolitan 113 113
Columbia .................... faO ......
HAS AND KLECrKICLIOirrSTOCKS.
WasUmton Gas Wi 44
U.d. tUciric .Lmlit. jmj
Firemen's ,-... 30 33
trankliu - 33 . .
.etrupui'tn b3 SO
lurcuran ................ ............ 53 ......
t'oioiuac..." .......... .......... b7 ......
oeru.an Auerlcau 1.0 ......
aUoual Luiou 10 .....
Coiuuitil.4...... ............ .......... 12 .....
iusss - 73:
1'eojJlo's bH 6?J
Uncolu '6X ... .
TITLE M3UKAXCE SrOUKa.
Rcai Estate Title ....
colujibla liUe.. 3
m auluKtua Title ....
District -- ....
Mn.itmriVauia .. 23
UiiesapcaSeandPotouiAC.... ..X tj
YH.tSIJW-" ". i -w. ......... c-y, ,
Ai.ericau Uxapuopuoae, Xt lu ,
iucumaticUau w-rr.c... 45 0
Mergenthaler Uuotypo iifowj 113 U
Iiunstou Monotype ........ Joj la.
asliiiiitottilarot 10 ......
(jru-t Kails ice ... ....... ...... llo lZi
or.aud Wash. Hteamtioas
Liu col u Hall
Sevr ITork Cotton .Market.
Upon. Hull. iuMr. II p. m
Au'ast.. ....... 78 7.1S 71 75
Seitember .... 7.13 ",l'i 7.16 7.13
October 7.0J 7.05 7.3 7.(o
Noreoiber 6-j0 7.08 u-IW G.9J
A Novelty lu Rings.
"What we ought to have," sighed the
proprietor of the jewelry establishment,
"is tome absolute aovelty to attract atten
tion." ''What's the matter with a Mae ordivorce
rings?" asted the astute aad up-to-date
manager. Chicago Journal. ,
Not So Wise.
"I say, Bnndley, do you aaderstaad Uric
kifernal Bering Sea quegtioaT"
"My dear boy, yea haven't noticed aa7
special atwltamadora of tbe pewers arouatl
here mariag orfera tor mj mrricm, havs
jBrnV Chtragu Jamaml. .