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THE EVENING TIMES, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 30, 1899.
AT IBB WHITE HODSE
Secretary Root Calls ti War De
Severn! Mrnutan anil m Number o
IlcprearntallTei. Par Their It
HlirPta ti the rrmltlent The Ar-rnnKi-nimln
for JTew Year Dajr.
MriTii t Mr. McICInlej Arrive.
The victors to the White House today
were limited in number, anil those ho
called, did ho principally to pay their
perainU respects to the President. There
was a notable absence of political atmos
phere about the building and a calm pre
vailed that must have been exasperating
to expectant officeholders who have been
for months waiting decisive action In re
lation to their applications.
The President received Secretary Root
early in the day and had an extended con.
ference with him about matters relating
tojhe War Department and army appoint,
cients. Senator Wctmore of Rhode Island
talked with the President for about fifteen
minutes relative to some local appoint
ments, and Senator Trjc made a social call
of less time.
The Representatives who saw the Presi
dent were Curtis of Kauaas, Waters of
California. Lanhum and Slav den of Texas.
Tayler of Ohio, and Lacy of Iowa.
All of the Representatives said that they
had called simply to pay their respects,
and that politics and legislation had not
The arraaccments for the New Year Day
recertions at the White House are com
pleted. Miss Grace HcKlnlej and Miss
Sara Duncan, both nieces, arrived at the
Executive Mansion thl? morning, and they
will receive with Mrs. McKinley during
the greater portion of the social season that
New Year Day will inaugurate.
The cards for the reception have all been
issued, and it is believed at the While
House that tnc number who will attend
vi ill be greater lhan heretofore.
Preparations have been made on this ba
sis. A large number of men, under the- su
pervision of Colonel flingham. Superinten
dent of Public llulldings and Grounds, will
late this arttrnoou begin to decorate the
East Room for the reception.
The floral displaj will be on a magnifi
cent scale, and in design different from
any that ha3 been used on other similar
The chiefs of the different bureaus of
the Treasury Department will meet In tho
office of Assistant Secretary Spaulding
Monday morning at 11 45 and from there
proceed to the White Huuse 10 offer their
New Year congratulations to the Presi
dent THE BUBONIC PLAGUE.
n OMcllll lteport on the DisenMe la
Hawaii Ilecelv ed.
Surgeon D. A. Carmichael, at Honolulu,
II. I . has telegraphed the department here
tinder date of December 20. via Victoria,
B. C, December 2S. that there are "two
cases of reported bubonic plague at Hono
lulu; two deaths December 12. No new
cases to December 20. Quarantine against
infection raised December 13."
Surgeon General Wjman, in referring to
the despatch, said he did not consider the
situation critical in any respect. He said
also that Honolulu had a competent board
of health, and he had no doubt it would
proe equal to the occasion.
l)r Wyman said the Pacific Coast ports
had been notified and that for the present
no measures would be resorted to beyond
the exercise of ertra vigilance on the part
of the health authorities. Mail advices to
San Francisco from Honolulu indicate that
conditions are not very alarming. Five
deaths have occurred, oue native and four
Chinese, since the disease first appeared.
A quarantine svstem for island veasefe,
was established and a district practicall)
co-extensive with Chinatown was put In
quarantine. Volunteer inspectors were
filled lor and the work of cleaning this
district was at once begun The next day
the Nan. .val Guard was called out and has
fclnce been doing duty, guarding the quar
nntlned district Chinatown, the seat of
the trouble, is now undergoing a thorough
cleausiug, and it believed that the scourge
has been stamped out.
It Is thought the germs of the plague
were brought from Kobe. Japan, on the
Norwegian steamer Thyienla, which arriv
ed at Honolulu November 2S, with i00
President Dole, while realizing the seri
ousness of the situation, does not believe
there is much cause for alarm. The Presi
dent thinks there is no danger to those
whose houses, persons, and food are clean.
Some claim that the disease is not the
black plague. Public opinion Is divided
alto. Many believe that if the plague were
prefect In Honolulu the inhabitants of
Chinatown would be carried off by the
hundreds on account of the filthy condition
of the district. Another interesting phase
of the case W the fact that no Japanese
have bo.n attacked. They live in large
uumbers ill the quarantined district.
The Sixth Artillery has been quaran
tined against Honolulu. There are 200 men
at Honolulu. Thej are conflued strictly to
camp and not allowed to visit any other
ulace. The National Guard has instruc
tions to arrest any artillerymen found in
town. This Is at the request of Major
Colonel Beck, of the transport Warren,
decided to heave her anchor at about noon
on December 16 and steam away for Ma
nila, leaving only inland boats In quaran
tine The time limit for development of
tho plague had not elapsed since the men
of the Warren were on shore, and all over
the Infected district, but the surgeons on
board the vessel had some doubts that it
was the plague. If cases develop the War
ren will not be far from port and can put
SWORN IN FORMALLY.
i-Inlr Juatlee Ilnrunrd Take the
Oath or flOlee.
Justice Ibrnard, who was nominated on
Oitobcr 1, by President McKinley as an
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
the District, to succeed 'Justice Walter S.
Cox, resigned, today took tho oath of of
fice. The ceremony of subscribing to the oatb.
which was administered by Chief Justice
Edward S. Bingham, took place In gen
eral term room.
There were present. John R. Young.
Cleric of the Supreme Court of the District:
the associate members of the bench, and
pome of the friends of the new Justice.
Within a few days after his nomination
by the lreident, and before entering upon
his duties Justice Barnard subscribed to
the oath of office. But upon his nomina
tion being confirmed by the Senate, It be
came necessary to be sworn in formally.
I'or u Hal! of Iteeord.
The Secretary of the Treasury Is in re
ceipt of .1 communication from Representa
tive Mercer, Chairman of the Committee on
Public Buildings, requesting tha he -"be
furnished with data which may 133 in tho
possession of the department, and which
have bearing in the necessity of the erec
tion of a Hall 'of Records, In which all doc
uments, books, and other valuable refer
ence works of all departments ot the Gov
ernment can be safely stored.
IF YOU HA VE
a tendency to weak; lungs, a cold
. is dangerous. Scott's Emulsion
strengthens the lungs and helps
you to work off the cold.
AU Dracgbu ; jsc. and f um.
ASPHYXIATED BY GAS.
n Afreil Man Found Dealt In Bed at
An unknown man apparently seventy
irears cf age, was fojnd dead in bed in a
third stcry front rcom of a small hotel
ronducted by Edward Kulb at 811 E Street
northwest, 'about 9 o'clock this morning.
Death was due to Inhaling illuminating
gas. The body was half dressed and from
Us coMtlon It Is believed the man was In
a Eittlng position when overcome by the
escaping fumes. Dr. Whltson of the Emer
gency Hospital, who was summoned, stated"
that In his belief life "had been extinct
about two. hours. Coroner Carr was noti
fied of the death and will view the body
Lieutenant Amiss, of the First precinct,
visited Kolb's Hotel this morning and after
looking at the dead man stated that he had
vUIted No. 1 station last night and ked
for a night's lodging. The lieutenant did
not want to lock the old man up and gave
him 23 cents with which to procure a bed.
Acting Sergeant Kodgeo, of the First pre
cinct, it Is said, knew who the old man
According to Kolb the old man appeared
at the hotel about 7 o'clock last nigh:.
Mrs. Kolb conducted him to the room on
the third floor. During the early part of
the night the stranger approached Mr.
Kolb and complained of slight cramps.
After getting relief he again went to his
Nothing more was heard of him, and
when morning arrived it was decided to
let him sleep because of his age and ap
parent weakened condition. About '
o'clock Mrs. Kolb decided to learn his con
dition. Getting no response to a knock
at the door she entered the room, and
found the old man dead. Gas was escap
ing from the Jet in the room. The police
were at once notified and word sent to tno
PAINTED A COMRADE.
Several YuntltM In the 1'ollee Court
for a I'raiiU.
Frederick Splcer, Duck Purcell, John
Griggs, and Will Taj lor, ranging in age
from twelve to eighteen years, were charg
ed in the Police Court this morning with
committing an assault upon Edwin McFar-
land, aged seventeen jears, of No. 121i'
Eleventh Street southeast.
The alleged assault Is said to have been
committed in n spirit of fun, and was in
tended as an initiation of the victim iulo
the organization of the youths who reside
in the neighborhood Into which the ag
grieved lad moved recently.
Durlrg the ceremony, it Is said by the
complainant'!) mother, paint was freely
Lawver Moss appeared for the culprits
and 2tkcd that the case be continued until
several witnesses could be summoned. The
trial was continued until next Wednesday.
THE HALL SHOOTING CASE.
The Mounded Mun Sayn the Whole
AflMlr Wan nn Aeelileut.
The condition of James Hall, colored,
who was shot in Linden, Md , last night
by John Lewis, a colored storekeeper of
that place, was improved today. He Is in
the Emergency Hospital with a bullet Im
bedded In his groin. It is probatrc that
an attempt will be made to locate it to
night. The surgeons say the patient is
likely to recover.
The shooting of Hall Is said to have
been accidental. Hall has stated that at
the conclusion of a friendly boxing bout
between himself and Lewis, the latter
playfully o!nted a revolver at him which
was discharged. Hall fell to the floor
with a. bullet hole In his left side, where
upon Lewis and several friends did every
thing possible for the wounded man and
finally brought him to the city for treat
ment. Lewis was not arrested and Hall
declares that should the Maryland authori
ties, who have been notified, take ai? ac
tion he will refuse to prosecute Lewis.
THE BIO GRANDE CLAIM:.
Ileelsinn Iij (lie Comptroller of the
The Rio Grande Railway Company re
cently filed a claim with the Auditor of the
Treasury for the War Department for
f3.fi5C.S7 for transportation for the Govern
ment during the month of April, 1S?S.
The transportation was for six officers,
126 enlisted men. 130 horses, 3S mules,
20.000 pounds of freight and 2." wagons
from Price. Utah, to Chattanooga, Tcnn.
The Auditor allowed but 2.569.72 of the
claim and the railway company appealed
to the Comptroller of the Treasury, who
today rendered "a decision that makes a fur
ther reduction in the claims of the com
pany. He allowed but Jl.729.54.
The railway company will probablye take
the matter to the courts.
THE ICELAND TELEGRAPH.
Horoiie General Interented In the
Northern Europe is generally interested
in the movement to establish telegraphic
communication between Iceland and the
Continent. United States Consul Victor
E. Nelson, of Bergen, savs in a letter to
the State Department.
"The line will be especially valuable in
assisting in meteorological observations,
the various observatories thus being ablo
to obtain dally telegrams concerning the
state of weather in Iceland. It often hap
pens that storms from the north sweep
over Europe without previous atmospheric
indications of their approach.
"The mala question at issue, however.
Is-laying the cable. It will be C50 kilo
metres (403.S'J miles) in length, extending-
between Iceland and the Shetland:,. The
Northern Telegraphic Company, of Copen
hagen, Denmark, has to lay this cable
under the following peculiar contract:
"The Icelanders shall pay to the com
pany a yearly subsidy of $t.IS0 for twenty
years: Denmark Is also to pay a yearly
subsidy of $13,400, and the neighboring
countries are requested to contribute an
aggregate sum of $91,430; thus, together,
the interest included, an amount of $1,
407.000 Is desired by the company. Un
doubtedly this business would yield n fair
profit, as the usual price of laving a sub
marine cable is not higher than $1,200 a
sea mile, and. according to this figure, the
cost of laying the proposed line would rot
"Apart from the .Jready mentioned
benefit to meteorology the cable will also
be of particular service to Americnu, En
glish, French, and Norwegian fishermen,
who carry on their trade on a large scale
In the neighborhood of Iceland."
Soldiers' Mentha in Cuba.
The following death reports have been
received by the War Department from
General Wood. Military Governor of Cuba:
Death report 27th. SStli, SanU CUra. La renca
J. Clay, band, Second Caillr), died 27th, iiifltm.
nation liver: Matanzas. John lltitz, Companv G,
&ecvnd Cavalrj, died 27tli, jellow fever. Death
report 29tli, I'lar-eta?. Lee It. Mansfield, Coirpany
L, Second Cavalry, tiled 28tli, appaidiritis.
A Itenort on Mnndnrd Colna.
Secretary Gage, of the Treasury, issued
today the Director of the Mint's es
timate ot the values of the standard coins
ot the nations of the world. This estimate
is to be followed in estimating the value
of all foreign merchandise exported to the
United States on or after January L 1500.
Ilnrry 31. Schneider" Deposition.
Justice Bradley jctterdj ordered that a com
mission i-tie to JoaUU U. Vale, or any ether
person in Manila, Philippine bland', qualified to
administer oaths, to take the deposition ot Ilarry
M. Schneider. The matter came up on motion ot
Attorney K. II. Thomas, in the cult of Perciral
M. Broun against Louis IL Emmert, for the col.
lection of the amount ol a note for f3,X0,
TBADI1 IN SBGUBITJES
Wall Street Shares Op;n Buoyant,
Bnt Reactions Follow.
Ualtlntore and Ohio Iae Deeliue
oa HcalUlair Salea sharj Fall In
Minneapolis, .St. I'anl, and Snnlt
Sir. Marie -Fractional ReeeiialoiiM
in Local Traaaportatlon. StoeL..
. NEW YORK. Dec 30. The Stock Mar
ket opened buoyant and strong thb morn
ing, although many traders left tov. n last
night to be absent over the holidays.
Doubtless the opening reflected to some ex
tent London seuviment, for at that c?utre.
although prices were somewhat Irregular, a
distinctly better feeling prevailel. Tnc
growing case in dlscount'ratcs and the te
llef In better news ftom South Africa, tf
forded the basis ior the Improved senti
ment. There was an absence here of particu'ar
news tearing on the situation. In ths
early dealings it was p'aln that majy
traders committed to short contracts were
not disposed to carry them into tho New
Year, and to there was a continuance of
the t-hort buying, which has been the note
worthy factor in the market throughout
The leaders of the market tliis morning
were Atchison, Pennsylvania. Southern Pa
cific, and Pacific Mail, Federal Steel rnl
Wire. Peoples' Gas and Leather, common,
also moved up sharply. The local trans
portation shares wero under some pressure
and receded fractionally. As tho rxorntn;;
advanced the market became dull, wltn ir
During the hour preceding the appear
ance of the bank statement the trading
slackened and prices showed a reactionary
tendency. Louisville and Nashville and
Chesapeake and Ohio were traded in inod
eralcly for Loudon account, and the latter
was strong on good local buying. Balti
more and Ohio Issues fell off on realliii'i;
sales. There was a sharp fall of A per
cent in Minneapolis. St. Paul, and Sault
Ste. Marie. Sugar Refining was heavy and
the fluctuations narrow.
Tiic bank statement proved to b; about
what was expected, an increase of reserve
of $7S 1.000. Loaus In the face of the week's
advancing market only increased $73.1-00.
with a decrease of J31S 000 In deposit'
The specie decrease of $486,000 was not
uulookcd for In view of the export mora
ment. Prices hardeued after the publica
tion cf the bank figures. The closing vas
generally strong at or near the least fls
urcs of the day.
ICevT York Stock 3Iarkec.
Corrected dally by W. R. Ilibbs & Co..
members ot tho New Yorlr Exchange-.
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Open. High Low. Clos.
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The jear in the' stock market ended with
a continued and persistent strength which
may be said to have' been almost as much
a surprise to the .Street generally as the
continued break of two weeks ago was.
Up to the close of business today there
had been an uninterrupted advance all over
the list lasting for more than a week.
It need not be said that such an advance
is remarkable. The gain made from the
low prices of the Friday before Christmas
has been all the way from three or four
points in one or two of the slowest secu
rities to 20 and more points in some of the
most active industrials. The prices rjeforc
the panic two weeks ago have been re
gained in many, if not a majority ot, cases
Today's business was small, the holiday
spirit pervading the entire session and
few important changes were recorded Thc
top prices for the week were reached,
however, and that at the close of the day.
The bank statement was good, but not
Important and had little effect on the mar
ket, except perhaps to prevent some real
izing that might otherwise have occurred.
The figures were as follows: Reserves. In
creased $781,000; loans, increased $372,
S00; specie, decreased $4SG,20O; legals. in
creased $1,103,000; deposits, decreased
$148,000; circulation, increased $45,000. An
increase of cash is shown and a further
increase In reserves, but both items are
insignificant They do show, however, that
the condition of the banks is Improving
slowly despite the exports of gold.
Thoro utll h. tninv onumlalApa in1 In. I
vestors wllllnc: to buy securities at the be-
ginulng of 1300 who were afraid to do so
at the end of 1839. The coming year will I
be a orosperous one for the country with-
out doubt. All the commercial agencies, !
all the railway returns, and the statements
of the industrial companies show this.
Following on two years in which improve
ment has been rapid in all lines it is cer
tain that these conditions make the Intrin
sic value of securities now much greater
than It was a year ago or six months ago.
As for the technical conditions, the great
disbursements cf interest and dividend in
January, and the buying of securities to
discount the higher prices that will fol
low, should force a further advance in the
v ery near f nture. It seems probable, how
ever, that some recession from today's best
level may occur before this advance begins.
Tactile Mall was tho buoyant stock on
the list today. It advanced to 46 1-2. a
sain of 2 points or more, and a total gain
from the low price of 11 1-2 points. The
boom in the stock from the low level wes
expected, and many bought It around the
low price ot Uic movement. Same doult
U still expressed as to the permanency cf
this advance, on the theory that the s b
stdy bill is not yet near enough to pis
sage for the Congressional coitlcgent to
have bought heavily of Iho stock.
Leather, common, was ajso strong and
more active than for some days past. It
advanced to 16 1-2, 2 points or more. Tips
KinrMFV " dcceptln disease L
m-" -- - tbousands nare it and don t
TOfll TRI P tro"r " " ya nt quick
IKUUDUCu, JX!a mk; m
.rtlstake- by aiag Dr. Kil
mer's Stramp Boot, the great kidney remedy.
At druggists in fifty cent and dollar aiiea. Sam
ple bottle by null free; also pamphlet tellinc you
kow lo find ont If yon hare kidney trouble.
Ldii ess Dr. Kilmer & Co.. Buehamtoa. N. X.
.have been floating- in the Street for sev
eral days that the stock Is to have a gool
advance. One of the stories Is to the ef
fect that the Standard Oil peopls a? e buy
ing the stock for the purpose at securing
control of the lands of the- company, which
are said to cs-ntaln valuable oil properties.
Louisville has been bought for foreign
account heavily the past week. This buy
ing was noticeable today. Tho price ad
vanced to 80 7-8.
The Steel securities gererally were
strong. Federal Steel, common, advancing
two points to K2 7-8. and Sieel and Wire,
common, doing nearly as well. Tho senti
ment of the Street continues strongly op
timistic regarding theee stocks, and ap
parently for good reasons. The dividends
to be paid on them in the near future
make them attractive even to conservative
speculators at 'the present time. Colorado!
Fuel and Iron is IntJuded in this group by
the optimism, on account of its fine earn
ings statement aiid'Vlie immense contracts
that have been?secured for profitable buU-
ue?s uunuK ine coming jcar.
The grangers wens weak, comparatively,
this morning, traders generally teeming
disposed to neglect 'them for the Pacifies
and the better;'i.lass! of Industrials,-on ac
count of the poor statements recently made.
It cannot be doubted, however, that they
will advance wlih' the remainder of the
market, and ijvet'tnient having in them
WnhlnKton Stork Exchange.
Sales Washington Loan and Trust: SJ0
aiergentnaicr Linotype: 10&117, lit
1S8. 20gl&71-2i Lauston Muuotvpc: T,&
15 1-4; American Craubunhone: 1003?
12 3-S. After call Washington Loan and
Trust: lOSlJO. 10J71C0; American Grapbo
phone: 7.7&12 3-4.
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Cbe3apeakoA Totoau2 57
Mrrgcntbalcr Linotype lr.S,
Lanston Monotipo.... 15
American Uraphophons 12 V
American Graphopbone.pfd.... lz
Pneumatic Uuii Carriage. 2
.NtirmlK.c Wasninxton 133
Lincoln Hall uj
Chicago Grain and ProvUlon Market
Corrected daJl7 by W. tt, Hibbs Co,
members of tho New York Exchaf
1419 F Street.
MHS. AT.TT1A MORRISON DEAD.
Mliot liy Ilcr Huxlinnil. Who Tlmntrht
She W a JJurrjInr.
MOUNT VERNON, N. Y., Dec 30 Mrs.
Alida Morrison, the w ife ot Prof. Morrison,
who on Thursday night was shot by her
husband, who thought she was a burglar,
died this morning at her home, 233 South
Tenth Avenue. Her death was due to an
Internal hemorrhage, caused by the bullet
having lodged in the abdomen. Up to al
most the time of her death Mrs. Morrison
pleaded with those around her not to blame
Mrs. MnrHsnn wnc lhlpfir-caiAn pan-- -M
and at the time she was shot was standlne-
beside tho bed of her little eight-year-old
daughter. Her husband Is nearly crazed
with grler, and close watch is being kept
on nlln to prevent him from doing himself
TO CURE A COLD IV OfYE DAAj
Take LaratSre Bromo Quinine Tablet. All
dmi-sisls refund Ms money if it fails to cure.
E. W. Grore9 signature,, ts on each box. 2Jc.
S) unanimous is the people's opinion that lleu
rich'j beers are the purest and most wholesome
that they deem them ihe only pmier beers to
offer to frienda on New Year's fjjy. 'Phone C3,
Arhnirton Mottling- Co., for a cae of Mjerzen,
Senate, or Laser.
Spain's Greatest Need.
Mr. R. P. Olivia, ol Barcelona, Spain, spends
his winters at Aiken. & C. Weak nerves had
caused severe pains in -the back of his head, on
using Electric Bitters. America!., greatest Wood
and nerve remedy, all pain soon left him. Us
says this grand medicine ia what his country
neti. All America knows that it cures liver and
kidney trouble, purifies the blood, tones up the
stomach, strengthens the nerves, puts vim, vigor
and new life into every muscle, nerve, and organ
of the body. If weak, tired, or ailing you need
It. Everv bottle guaranteed. Only 50 cents.
Sold by Henry Evans, dninrist. D-TS F Street.
824 H St. S. W?
llilk. and cream from choice Jersey tad Guernaey
lit rov. lofirr tnai and extra feeavjr crib for
whipping. Liberal reductlcn when tickets art
purchased for each QN1Y7 Can furnish milk from
reentered herd. C THOUFSOM.
TOE WE HOUSE HHT
ParticfpaBts in the Melee Appear
in (be Police Conrt.
4ic 3fea Arrniltned llefore Judice
Srntt to Anwer for ANHanlt In
Vnrlonn l)eKree lrole SnyK lie
ed Ills Ilntcbet In 4el(-nefenee.
3lo Inn Tentln of the TrAnble.
The trial of the principals who took part
in the fight which occurred at an early
hour yesterday morning at the Owen
House, in Pennsylvania Avenue, between
Fourttenth and Fifteenth Streets, was be
gun before Judge Scott in the Police Court
this morning. There were three' informa
tions filed by the participants in the af
fray clmrglnp each other with a&satilt.
I.ogan ItosIsc charged with assault
Henry A. Lehman, Louis I. Wells, Blake
Talty, and Thomas LeCuyer. Frederick A.
Salaman charged with assault Henry A.
Lchnuu.. Louis D. Wells, and Ulake Talty.
Make Talty charged with assault I-ognu
Prosecuting Attorney Mullowny conduct
ed the case for the Government. Attorney
Campbell Carriugton represented Logan
Proslse. and Attorney Edward Forrest ap
peared for Ihe others.
1'nwite was sworn and testified that b
was a carpenter by- occupation living at
No. -'6 K Street northeast. He Hiatal that
on the night cf'tbe fight he was summoned
10 the Owen House by John I. Moylan
rhn paid that he wonted the doors barri
caded and the elevator cables blocked. It
was between 1 and 2 o'clock In the morn
ing, he said, while standing-on the ground
Moor of the building that Lc Cuyer, Taltv,
Iienm-in. ami Wells came down tb.3 ntnir-h.
Lc Cuttr, he claims, urged the others to
attack him. In the slrugglo which fol
lowed lie wan thrown to Ihe floor and
roughly handled. He was defending hlm
ftelf as much as poisibIe, he said, when
Le Cnyer drew tho revolver and fired, the
bullet hltilng him in the head. When the
pistol vr.is pointed in hiK direction by Le
Cuver he claims to have used hi hatihet
In an attempt io save himself, and uheu
to doing the blow aimed a"t I-e Cuyer
gUnrrd from the revolver and hit Talty.
After using the hatchet he said that Mima
one hit him In the face.
He further state. 1 that heba Salaman
being beaten by four men aL the samo
time, but couldn't identify them.
The defence throughout their criws-ex-ainiuatlon
of witnesses attempted to show
that those engaged in the affray who vrere
friends of Moylan had been purpontly se
cures on the night in question to assist the
letter should any trouble occur.
John 1. Moylan was sworn and testified
that he represented his slater it Interests in
the Owen House and that on the night of
the fcghl he bad attempted to keep her
Interests iu the premise, intact as he had
understood that Lehman and Le Cujer
had issued a writ of ejectment to take ef
fect on January 1. He saw- the disturb
ance ami testified that he uir the assault
on Salaman, the shot fired by Lc Cuter
at Proslse and the salient jiointK 01 the
The Government produced a numlcr of
witnessts who testified to the ioition ot
the men during the fight, and the g ne.al
facts brought out were the same as re
counted at the time of the arrests.
The testimony of the Government wit
nesses was concluded at I o'clock, a.'d a
MOLINETJX DEFENCE THEORIES.
lit- lr.-iiteil ly (lie c-
.rj-x-il MRU1. t'ouiifl.
NEW YORK. Dec. 30. The prominent
feature of Ruland B. Molineux's ikfenco
will be that Mrs. Katberine J. Adams was
not poisoned. She died, according to the
claims which will be made by the coun
sel for the defendant, from natural caue.
Mrs. Adams, the dcfince v III claim, en
tered her home the night before her death
in an iuiovicated condition. She came
home, according to the testimony of Cor
nish, with her daughter Florence Eva
Dr. Hitchcock, who attended Mrs.
Adams, and Drs. Phillips and Coffin, who
subsequent attended Corpl'h. have tes
tified to these facts: In neither patient
was there salivation; in neither patient
was there bleeding at the nose; in neither
patient was there a physical suppieion.
The same conditions were true regarding
the hypothetical ""A. D." (Garnet).
The defence expects to prove that in all
cases of mcrcurypolsonlng there must ba
a salivation, a bleeding at the nose, and a
physical suppression. Attorney Weeks will
also endeavor to prove that Cornish and
Mrs. Adams had both been on a debauch;
that the stomach of Cornish was empty,
and that "A. II." was known as a man ad
dicted to bad habits.
Cornish snore veeterday that when Mrs.
Rogers asked him fur the broino-sellzer
her mother had a wet towel wrapped about
her brow. Dr. Hitchcock has sworn that
there was a Lelchlug of gas from Mr.
Adams. Drs. Phillips and Coffin have
sworn there was a belcblug of gas from
Cornish. Dr. Phillips has sworn there was
a belching of gas from "A. U." As many
physicians as arV necosary will be iniro
duced to swear that such symptoms are
inconsistent with mercurial iroisoning.
They will take the witness stand and
testify that these symptoms are charac
teristic ot acute gastritis superinduced by
fasting while partaking of alcoholic stimu
lants. Arm) (Iriler..
Vl3j.rs William II. C'cuieKTS and William II.
Ilamner. pa) mailers will prtcecd without d-lay
lo San lrarCL-Kx, Ol., lor duty.
Capt. Ilioina II. Ree. Corps of Eiicineer. is
rebeted from duty with the llaltabon of Enrn
neen and at the l". S engineer school, Kort Tot
ten, N. Y., and vlll proccvtl to- Tampj, Fla., and
immcdiatelr relieve Capt. Henry Jcrrey, Corp-, of
Captain Jerver will proceed to Kort Tottcn, X.
I ieut. Col. William If. lto-rlp. Xiwteentli In
faiitrv. tviI proteeil to Ilenver. Col. for airroment
j to duty &a HL-.pectnr Rt-urrjl cd tliat dfjtartment.
to relieve Major Frank I). Ilaldwui. Third In-
3Iajor Raliinm will rroceetl Io Kort SIticuin. N.
Y.. antl areimnany trorp-, t(V the riiibpiinci.
Capl. (leorrrc K Anderson, Seventh Artillery,
will proceed to Kort Monroe, a., for duty jter
UiniiiK to the school for the instruction ot in
lLsted men in electricity anil iu apphanre.
Iirt Lieut, dolin K. Stephens. Ttntlilnfantn.
will be relieled from duty at 1 ort- Assinmbomc,
3fon.. and join lit-f company.
The folluwni(rtnirler are made in the Second
Infantn: Capt. William .7. Turner, from Com
pany 1J to Companv I,; Captain Thomas II. Wil.
mm. from Company I. to ( ompanv 1.
"A Good Maxim is
Never Out of Season. "
Slither is a. good family medicine like
Hood's SarsaparilU. It tones vp ihe sys
tem, cures' catarrh, rheumatism, scrofula,
and all stomach troubles, and wards off
sickness. All -who are tueak and wom
by the effects of illness or overwork find
in its use appetite, strength and health.
Disordered Stomach " Nowa
days I can eat anything I tuish because
Hood's SarsaparHh. keeps my stomach in
order." H. Stone, Sherbom, Mass.
Catarrh "Hood's SarsaparOU has
cured my husband's catarrh troubles, and
given me relief from sick headache."
'&Srs.l. W. SMorris. Binghandpn, JV. K
A SURE CUKE FOR CROUP.
Twnl-.fe Years' Constant
Without a Failure.
The lint indication of croup is borae
ness, and in a child subject to that disease
it may bo taken as a sure sign of the ap
proach or an attack. Following this hoarse
ness is a, peculiar rough cough. If Chamberlain's-
Cough Kemedy 1, given as soon
as the child becomes hoarse, or even after
the croupy cough appears, it will prevent
the attack. It Is used in many thousands
of homes In this broad land and never dis
appoints the anxious mothers. We have
yet to learn of a single instance In which
it na-s not proved effectual. No other prep,
aratlon can show such a record twenty
five years' constant use without n failure.
For Bale by Henry Evans, wholesale, and
lVc ExcctrU all orders immediately.
Fastest Wire in the City.
Guarantee Trust and Deposit Co.,
dell tf 1329 F. Thone U1L
W. B. GURLEY & CO..
EanfceH and Broken.
1 335 F St.
lUmben New Tork Stock Kxriungt.
Corrcspondtiiri ol Uxlntyro k vVardeU.
FERRY & WOOD,
BANEtllS AND BBOKERS. ISIS V St. N. W.
(Upstairs) 'Phone 1323.
Scv York CorrtjpcmleoU. Pm-neU. Uijamin
Co., 8. llurtn Sons Co.
Cblcaro Correspondents: Ware & Leland.
Fractional loU ol Stocks. Crala, and Ccttos
carried on small margin. Interest allowed on de
posits. All current cosslr; on financial affairs qb
Stock Brokers. 613 15th St.
New York Office. 44-46 Broadway.
We bare offices in all principal Eastern citle.
Direct c-jnnet-tton with all etchansec by pnrate
wries. Contlrjuoas quotations,
BFFERFNCF'V Mercantile -vsencles, and
Lappin & Davis.
?2f Seveath St. fi. W., S. E. Cor. F,
XTc Lave every CicIIitr Sot the quick execotisa
ot crarrs in locks and grain. Scull and lr;e
lot receive equal altcutiou. nol-t(.em
Carley, Rosengarten & Co.,
Members Kew Tort CotiHdated Stock El
chance, 3 Broad Strevt. Kew York.
VYasLliston Office. Hit T.
I M. l.onchav. lteld-ut Jlnnasrer.
Elocls, IXis. Grala, Cotton.
Prt-rpt Executions, Fast Wire. 'Phoce Wl
E. E. Simpson & Co..
Ruoms 10 and 17, Vanltlng-ton Loaa
cod Tranc Jlatldlnar.
Stocks. Bonds. Grain, Cotton
Ccrrr'fionu'ttts toe Stock. Grain, ud frorisl-s
Ccrcpany. Jfew York.
Direct prirate wires. Qucrc service. Fractloail
lots. So iiilerest. Thcne (El ocs-tf-erB
4?i and 5 Per Cent.
Cioraptl Xxaned en Heal Katate la District
IIClMCIiLL Jt McLERAX,
1C08 F Street. -
Ilarrtioa Wopma. A. C Jenkins.
DINGMAN & JENKINS,
Atlantic Building, 930 F St.
Fractional lots. Qjiei serric. Ssiall tnarjiin
Ccrrepomnt3. Vare & LtLnwJ. Chicago;
Purcell. Ilaxamaa t Co.. Nw York. 'Phcne 1773.
W. B. HIBBS & CO.
BAXKTQS AND D I! OK ECS,
Members Xev York Stock Eachang.
1 41 9 F Street.
LAnENBCIIG. THALUAiRI A CO.
floney to Loan
At 4?s and s per cent
OS HEAL ESTATE IK D. a
SO DtXAV DKVOSD EXAM1KATIO.V OF TTTLB
WALTER U. ACKER.
ell-it 704 ai:h st. y. vt.
911 G St. !V. W.
DAY AND NIGHT SESSIONS
1IISS DALCU'S Business College and Clril Senica
Institute, 12C7 33th st. nw.; thousands pre
pared; cinl service, census examinations. deS-lma
KOI U3 a pcul or ''hone us
and we 11 call quickly ior ytr
laundry. We thall return It
promptly, tlie (by jou naro
and guarantee jou cxrelknt ser
vice. Pott finish, "jntt fiwtar
Luttonholtf a I way. If you trr
us once ymi'll be fully tii8eJ.
Comer Sixth and C ?br. K.VT.
SEKIOUS PIBE IN QUAYAQUH,.
A ronanlalr. Church. Thentre. nml
rollrtce Complrtrlr Dplros nl.
llartin Keinberfj. United States Vice
Consul at Guayaquil, Ecuador, reports to
tho State Department that last month
a fire broke out in the centre of the
city and within n few hours nn en
tire block, comprislnr; some of the
most important public buildings, was
destroyed. These included the theatre, the
San Jose Church, the Sau Vincenie College,
and the main office of the custom house.
In the warehouses of which were stored
upward of $300,000 of merchandise; there
were besides several torcs and private
residences, and It in 'estimated the total
loss will passJl,000,fXiO. Xone ot the build
ings and only an insignificant part of the
merchandise were protected by Insurance.
Only by extraordinary exertions was the
Ore confined to this block. Mr. Relnberg
"Nearly all Gnayaqr.il edifices are of
pitch pine, and the water supply is defec-.
live. The members of the municipal fire
brigade, aided by steam fire engines (the
best of which are American), distinguished
themselves by preventing n repetition of
the memorable calamity ot 1SSG, when In
less than twenty-four hours eighty-three j
BAKKH AsTp THCST- COMPA IH,
RIGGS NATIONAL BANK
or WssnrNQTos. a a
tSOLASD. DUXAMD. FRAttCg AKD GIB1USC
Letters of Credit
TAIiiBLK IX ALL rOBBoX PAETS.
ORDEB3 FOR ISVESTUESTS.
8TOCK3 AHD COJfDS. iptt-U
S2.50 Less than j ten: S2-50-
Per ay. Per
Year. Safe Deposit Ihx. Year.
Washington Safs Deposit Co.,
916-918 Pa. Ave.
Open Io t-M p a. tad Saturdays to f s. as.
THK MUTUAL lNVKTMHNT F1KB IX
SURAXCE COMPAXr ot the District
of Columbia. 'JS V Street northwest, will
hold its annual meeting at the office of
the company TUESDAY, JANUARY .
1SWJ. from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m., for the elec
tion of seven trustees for the ensuing year
and to transact other business. All policy
holders are requested to be present and
vote. So proxy vote allowed.
Statement December 2;, 18'J:
Xumber of policies in force 161
Insurance In forte JISS.SM
rremlum notes In force (capltall...?';i,Kl
Cash In treasury J1.026 71
Securities 100 00
(No debts.) Due lo 11 icy holders l.4: 71
BERNARD LEONARD. President.
It. J. HEALU Secretary.
Sl'riCIAI. NOTICE. The partnership here
tofore existln? bet een SPERO GEORGE
and PIETRO CH RlrIIA3 has this SsTH
DAY OK DECEMBER. A. D. 18'J-J. been
dissolreil by mutual consent, the said
Cbaruba having purchased the interest
ot Spero Georjce for 65i'. I'ietro Charuhas
will continue "the business at 712 Seventh
Street northuest. and will be responsible
for all debU of the firm existing at this
date. Sl'ERO GEORGE.
derS-St TIETRO CIIAKUH4S.
A MEETING Ol' THE STOCKHOLDERS
of the Capital Traction Company far
the election cf directors will be held at
the office of the company. Union I'as&engcr
.Station, on WEDNESDAY, THE 10TII 01'
The polls will be opened at 10:30 a. m.
and closed at 1 p. m. G. T. DUNLOP.
C. M. KOONES. Secretary.
SPECIAL NOTICE A meeting cf toa
stockholders ot The N'al.'onal Metropoli
tan Fire Insurance Company of tho District
cr Columbia will be held DECEMBER 28.
1S93. for tho election of directors. Polls
open at 12 m., and closa at 1 o'clock p. m.
SAM CROSS. Secretary. no23-U
lie sure you bring the children
to see Red Riding Hood today.
It is the last day It will be on
exhibition, and It is well worth
making an effort to see.
lit hae many odds and ends T
that we do not wish to figure In T
our stock sheets. You can take T
901-903 Seventh St.,
Cor. of I (Eye) Si,
in -nn: mi'Hkmi: cvrirr ti Tin: disthict
IF (OLtruilIV, hoUire .1 special term fur
trpluM, Court 1-unnr-a. in re (-.tat" ft Maria
11. Stewart, deceased. o. 91?, Amniri.tration
Application bavinr: teen made to the Supreme
Court cl the litrn.t tf tvlnmbu. holding .
Fpwi.il term for rpVan'" Cbirrt buslne-. ftr
prolutr of the 1-ist will and tcetanunt and for
letter ot adniim-tratuc otm testamento at
ncro. .n "aid estate, by 3tarla II. Iavis and nii
Mary I iebip, to issue to William TiMntvn Har
ris, it is ordered this 27tU iLiv J Ueroler. 1SS3.
that notice u hereby nen t '.leirse II. Mewart
and t. all others rrncemed, to appear in said
court on FRinW; tlie Id djy ot Ketmiary. A. IL.
It-ot', at 10 o'clock a m.. to aliow cause why such
ipplicstion tliwuld liot lie granted. Tms notice -hall
1- puhliJied in the "Waslnngtou Law Henorter"
and Washington Times once in each of three sue
cxiie wi-e lefore tjie return day therein men-tioied-tlie
first publication to I pot less than
llurty iko liefre said return day.
Br the Court: (.HAS. C. COLE.
Attlft: lX)t:iS A. DC.T.'
Ileglster f Wills.
J. pntcr MEIt. Attorney Ior AppbcanL
RILEY -On Ik-Mmlier 20. IshO. at S:10 p. m .
at Carfield Hospital. UICIIAltb IIIDCU.Y ltlI,E,
4itt-il hu.three ears.
etviis Saturday at 5 p. m.. st VYrigLt'4
I ndrlt.Virg l-suMlshmcnt. 1537 TVfitli Street
nortltrt. Funer-I and interment at AnnaooIi.
M1.. Sunday. December 31, ISfl-J. Friends and
rekithrj incited. It
fS 31 1: VI Oil I VM.
SCOTT- In lorlrg remembrants?- of my dear
mother. MAII J. MXrrT. vxho died ill jtixi
ago lvwmlxr ra, lC
Gunc, liut not forgotten.
It - HUt llMCllTF.lt MVVII1L
blocks ot the best part of the city were
"The loss ot the statistical information
which was on file in the custom house
(and vas especially valuable when this
consulate general was called Uion for in
formation ot a commercial character) will
seriously affect the completeuesa ot future
reports. There is some talk of replacing
the old-fashioned hand machines with
steam fire engines, a water tower, etc.
and. In view of the serious menace to
property Interests, it Is probable that steps
may be taken, and perhaps the superior
merits ot the American appliances will be
borne in mind."
"I find them -the best preparation for
colds,, cooglu and asthma." Mas. 8. A.
n ation, xcmpcrancc lecturer.
Sold In hexes only Avoid imitation.
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