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THE TVASHIK&TOT TIMES; TUESDAY, JTJLX 23, 1895.
IE RJfi TODAY
CARSON STILL THE LEADER
S K bi i i iff a 1
F and Eloveuth Sis.
Storago "Wnreliousos :2d St near it
Ride an "IMPERIAL" nhcel-tho
"go-llghtly" kind. We soil it aro
solo 11. C agents for it. "Wo show all
models Call or write for a catalogue.
AWNINGS coax con
stant currents of cool air !
.$&jjfr llie3T rePel tlie
'K' the breeze
rtj--v-i 4-k c ii "i i'l I
t h e y grace.
We make all
Good ones for as
little as $2.59 better ones
Oao or our men will call with samples
of materials If you dosiro it And lie
can give you, at your door, any esti
mates you may wish.
The most bewitching
jewelry imaginable is here
at my store; especially solid
silverware which is now so
fashionable. Belt Buckles,
Heart Lockets, and Waist
I have all sorts of beauti
ful things in silver, both use
ful and purely ornamental.
My stock of Ladies'
Watches is worthy of your
C II. DAVISON,
3Tor a summer drink there
is nothing cooler than Whis
ky Seltzer. Pure Berkeley
Ifye is an excellent brand.
JAMES TIIARP. Importer ol Winos and
Liquors, bJS 1" street northwest
Send 3'our "wash" to us,
and 3-011 will be pleased with
TOLMAN STEAM LAUNDRY,
Cth and C btreetsN "W.
-Our PRINTING work
McCILL & WALLACE, Printers,
3WT I. Mtvot N W Titoa. 15W
JOSEPH BROS. & CO.,
627 LOl I"I NA AVE. Auctioneers.
Raguin- rales Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Goods sold at ! lvjte tide at auction prices.
MXlKAt.E W ITH IVH KAKCL.
Advani ts mitde on all kinds of merchandise,
tlso on khIs ured with us.
Cfaarles w oeks, salesmen Sales at 10 a. m.
Absolutely Painless Dentistry
ILl ING, oxfacting.
U eating and all ttao
other operations that
come under the head
of Dentistry are por-fo-rcod
by our den
tists -without tho slight
est jjiin to the patient
without Bleep, dan
ger and dibagi-ooable
.Txtraciinjr, 50 conts.
Other charges in pro
portion. EVANS DENTAL PARLORS,
1217 Penn. Avenue N. W.
DECISIONS IN TENSION CASES.
Claim of a Stepmotlior on Account of
Judge Reynolds, Assistant Secretary of
tho Interior, .jL'sterdaj rendered the fol
lowing pension decisions
The records of the "War Department ?how
no such organization as Captain liabcock'6
Ootmwuv A , Ninth Missouri Provisonnl
Missouri Militia and Uie members Uiereof
nave no pensionable btatus."
Captain Coffee's oomiany, rioriela Vol
unteer, which w ahst.uionedat Tampa llaj,
Fla . during the Mexican Avar for tile ir
pose of relieving the regular troops Uiere
J b iwt Held to have lieea iervicein the Mexican
war. and the ineinberb thereof are wot
3964oiutble under tltc Mexican war pension
The dependent peiW5in ldl makes no pro
vision for pension because of lacl; of
adequate fcuitjwwt If a widow lm an
Income etual to tiie amount of iKsnsiou Mie
-wottM receive she is held not to be without
other Jiaf of Mippori Uian her elaily
labor, aud is not pontionable.
A inariMfce perfonwd in Ker York State
aooofdiug to the custom of the Seneca
Ittdtanx.iMH Kucuas toeiiUUeUieso-callcd
-widow of a soldier to a pension on account
of iiio owvioes.
A stepmother may claim an additional
pousion on account of a child of her huaband
by a former wife ir the child is dependent
on bar for wipport.
Deleothe James A McDevit left "Wash
ington yesterday morning "with instructions
to ufcc lite best endeavors to clear up tho
mysterious disappearance of Mr. Dana
Davcnimrt The fund stihscnption paper
KSb started early jestorday.and met "with
suocosfc, but oulj about one-half the needed
earn has lien tecured Detective Mc
Devltt went direct to HalUmore, and began
his iuvobtigaUons in Baltimore oount3',
thence wont to Owing'h Mills, and froni
there to the honie of Mr IJooue, on "West
limberrv street, "where Dateuport Ttras
last wkju There he concluded his cxami
uattou, hut ivj!1 renew it this morning.
Bnilth jh Uie name 'of the negro assail-
au of Mrs. Lucy Hall, of Anacostia.
Mrs Hall says he told her so, and also
that Jve came from Temple's Mills.
Bmith if Uiat be his right name has 60
far suooessfilly eluded the officers aud
oUiers in pursuit of him No trace of
him has been found save a bed of news
paper which one of the eearclnng parUes
discovered near Eock Springs All re
ports of his having been 6een in Anacostia
or iti immediate vicinity are based upon
People lenvln; tho city for their
iranimer - ucation cannot afford to nlo
lea e THE TIMES. It will bo mailed
to f jt address and will contlnuo to
lj i best local newspaper in Wussli
lnj, t o.
r. yjt ien j
r?i o' rrKctv
Blue and tha. Gray Fraternally
United at Marshall Hall.
CONFEDERATES WERE HOSTS
Secretary Herbert untl Hon. Holmen
Conrad Were Among the Distln
jiuished GiieM "Union Veteran X.e
Klon Smothered Willi Hospitality
and Kxirp-iloif ot Esteem.
No more "dead lines" or armed pickets
divide the blue and the sniy In the District.
Nowhere in the country has the "bloody
chasm" been more quickly bridged than
In "Washington, the very storm-center of
the laic difficulty.
Two jears ago the fraternal t be
tween the Union and Confederate -veterans
were cemented anew by an cxcurelon
given by the Union Veteran Legion, En
campment C9, in honor or the Confederate
Veterans' Association. The occasion will
ever be remembered by those old soldiers
of both cnuses who participated, and the
fires of fellowship and regard fanned into
life on that eventful day burn more
brightly than ever.
The Confederate Veterans' Association,
mindful of the traditions of the South and
lient oil expressing their kindly feeling
for old comrades in arms, appointed this
year for returning the compliment and
set jesterday as the day for an excursion
to Marshall Hall.
The U V Legion wero the specially in
vited guests, but Uiere were present nlfo
Lee Camp, C V A , or Alexandria; tho
ladies or the Southern Itclicr Society, who
helped to entertain Uie men in blue.
CAKED FOR THEIR COM rORT
The committee or arrangements, consist
ing of Messrs,J P Cdllaghnn, Julien
T Moore, "W TTHungerford, E C Crump,
Dr S E Lew is, M. S Thompson, Capt J
P. Drew, II T Loud, Major II L. BriFCoe,
"William II Ilajley, and Major Robert
Hunter, left the city early in the day so
that on the arrival of the vetcranseverj thing
was in readiness for the Joint meeting,
whicti proved such a love feast.
On thearmal of tin steamer Miiculcster,
whicli brought the greater part of all
tbe organizations, th- Confederate Vet
erans, under command of President Dr.
James A Maloncy, formed m line and
acted as an escort to the U V . L from the
wharf to the place of meeting The Legion
was in charge of Lieut -Col. George
Gnndle. Major Louis Shutter. Surgeon
Bernard Wagner, Chaplain E B. Thomp
son, aud AdjU Charles, E Troutman
Tlie meeting was called to order by Dr.
James A Maloney, who extended to the
Legion a hearty welcome in the name ot
his brother soldiers, caning particular
attention to the timo, two jears ago,
when they were so hospitably entertained
by Uie Legion on a similar occasion On
Uie stage were Secretary of the N.ivv
Herbert. Judge- Dungan, Major "W Z
Loud, Hon Holmes Conrad, Gen. Henry
Heath. Major McDowell Carrington, Col
"Worford. Col Charles E Troutman, Col
M E Urell, Capt. John M Keogh, Col
John A Jojce, Dr Thomas H Caher,
Capt Cherry, Col Magnus, Thompson,
Dr Young. aili Adjt. Warfield. .
rULL OF PATRIOTIC FERVOR.
The fir-t speaker was Col George Grind,
ley, acting commander He said that
every true t-oldler hned hospitality ana
good men, and he did not know where
either could more easily be found than in
Uie ranks of the Confederate Veterans
Thej are men who have been tried and
not found wuuUng
"We know w hat thej were in the i ar
and now f-e find what thej are in peace
Tjiis gathering is a grand spectacle, an
inspiration, and the man who is not
enUiused with a feeling of brotherij loe
bj the Mght must be devoid of feeling"
The uext speaker was Hon Holmes
Conrad, a gallant Confederate from the
valley of Virgiuia, who spoke to the
etcrans not at. npreseiitaUves of Uie
blue and the gray but as from soldier la
soldier He did uot come, he said, to fight
the war over again nor discuss Uie causes
whicli led to it bat to extend to Uie numbers
of the Union Veteran Legion a hearty
greeting and the hand of fellow sliip
There are none more loyal today to the
Stars and Stripes Uian those who thirty
ears aco sought Its destruction
Thomas Calver read an original poem
entitled "All quiet on the picket line "
Gen Heath, who sioke next, paid glow
ing tributes to the memory of Gens Grant
and Hancock, emphasizing the fact that
Uie Confederates are now taking stepp to
erect a monument to the latter in New
Maj McDowell Carrington, of Chan
cel loresvi He, Va , referred to the gath
ering of Uie veterans who wore the blue and
the gray under one lent, as it were, as
being significant, and an occasion of which
all should be proud ,
At the cloe of the speaking Col Trout
man called for three cheers for the Con
federate Veterans, winch were given, and
after which Mr J. P CalLiglian asked the
"bojs" to let the members of the Legion
hear tbe "Rebel jell" again, which was
C. & O. the Officinl Houte.
The joint committee of the GAR and
Old Guard met last night They decided
to make the C. &. O Itailroad the official
route to the big encampment at Louisville
beginning Septciuer 11th next The "Wo
man's Itehef Corps "will also go this vav
Tho C. & O Railroad officials say this will
l- a gilt-edged excursion, and the very best
cars and equipments In the road'6bupenor
service will ba called Into requisition. The
veterans -will ho "personally conducted'
by an official of the company, who will
explain the many grand scenic features
along tho popular road.
rail ot an Old Soldier.
Mack Gerdin, an Inmate of the Soldiers'
nome, fell on Seventh street, near P north
west, about 4 o'clock last evening, badly
cutting his head He was removed to
Cool, refreshing- summer
drinks that cheer but do not
Our soda is unexcelled,
and we have the very latest
"We are careful about fill
ing prescriptions, and only
keep the very best and
All kinds of patent medi
cines we keep, and sell them
at wholesale prices.
llth and F Sts. N. W
I "Fair." B
Old Time Distriot Republicans Sit
Down on the MoKinley Boom.
Alao Adopt Resolutions Asking Con-
grerts to HeMoio Suffrage in tlio
District A ttnolih on tlioTolioo.
The "old bojs" of the District Republi
cans sat down -verj' hcavilj' bub paternally,
last night, on tho McKmley boomers at
The most significant event of the meet
ing was the reading of a letter from Aaron
Brookshaw, chairman of the Republican
Central Commitlee or the District, to Col
Perrj' Carson, in which Uie former said
that it was well known that there bad been
in the District for some time tho agents
of a certain Presidential candidate, who
were "armed with the sinews of war."
He hoped that tlic meeting would put the
seal of its disapproval on any movement
that would attempt to forestall the action
of the national convention.
It ha aWJn well understood on the
inside, how ever, tha. UheMcKinley Leaguers
have a candidate of their own, Mr. It. II.
Keja, aud at the recent meeting of the
league there was a good deal of talk about
new blood and jouug blood, meaning the
retirement of Col. Perry Carson.
Col. Carson presided and made the opening
address. He assailed the policy of a hand
ful of Republicans in the District who were
trj ing to shape the national policy anduame
the President. Sueli assumption would
make them thelaughJug btockof the nation,
no admitted that he would tcne, if re
elected, but wouldu't kick it he were
The buiden of his speech was that the
colored Republicans bliould align themselves
with that Presidential aspirant who would
come the neaiest to guaranteeing the,
colored race their civil and political liber
ties and privileges.
Col Carson then branched off and at
tacked a certain clasB of the police of
the city and their way of dealing with
colored prisoners He characterised them
Hsassassms, and thanked God Ahnigiit j that
the colored jieople had at least a friend in
The next speaker was Mr Richard Laws.
He also counseled a waiting pollcj in the
matter of booming candidates He also
attacked the police
Resolutions were orfered by Mr. Richard
T. SmiUi and adopted, which ask Congress
to restore stiff erage to the people of the
District, pnn ide for the appointment of a
committee requesting the promotion of
Policeman Clinton to Uie position of ser
geant, and thanking Uie Commissioners for
their appointment of three colored men on
After a (short speech from "W H Treeman
the meeting adjourned. The committee
referred to aboe was not appointed last
THE TRAGEDIAN'S DISAPI'OENT.
1 Mncbeth Daimlot IJniwii "A two
shilling piece! Tun me mu1 'tis a
uo el mid a w elcome Hpeetncle."
: "Let it lie there fortlio moment.
I vvonld fain analyze me strange
4 Ah, well, lot tho caitiff retain
tho paltry: baublo.
Unndy Pleee of Furniture.
Poet "Do you digest all the poems you
Editor "Oh,no. I have a goat to do
tha tfor me." New York World.
fern ri mk
-Wr I ill
5's i -
jj9 wwri i njfmauKgBaBEaMBflghgi fly
and you'll hurry here.
'Jhink of picking any
thing you want from
these big men' s
boys' aud children's
stocks at an even third
less than first-of-sea-son
reserved out of the
whole stock but the
serges alpacas and
You'll find some rnon's
pants on the $2.50 tnblo
that formerly sold for as
much as $7.50. Only brok
en lots, of course.
-3 No ISranch Store in This City.
GOSPEL WAGON SERENADE
Melodious Thanks to The Times for
Its Reform Work.
M. "Wheeler TulkH ot "The Open
Door" mid thoJ7eed of It , nsSliown
by Ella MlUer's Cao.
The Times was serentded last night by
several members ot the Central Union
Mission in the handsome gospel w agon Uiat
is such a familiar sight to pedestrians
along the avenue on Sundays
After their usual evening tour among
the alums the wagon vas driven up in
front of Ihe Times office, and the ladies
anil gentlemen In the wagon, led by Mr.
George "W. "Wheeler, sang several appro
priate hi inns.
The presence of the wagon attracted a
number of passers-by, and quite a service
of song was held, although It lasted but
a few minutes
The wagon was then driven to the Mis
sion headquarters on Louisiana avenue,
where mission services were held
"Wo are giving this little serenade,"
said Mr "Wheeler, "to show our admiration
for Tho Times and gratitude for the good
work it is doing. It adopts the right side
in overj thing, and vc feel that we, as well
as every other class, have a stanch, true
fnond in tho paper. "We desire to make
public our appreciation of its efforts, and
ve thought that this little serenade would
be the best way to do it.
"Wo are just getting ready a branch mis
sion on I) street between Thirteenth and
Tlnrteen-and a-half streets, which will be
called 'The Open Door,' and which is de
signed to shelter homeless girls and those
who are leading a life of shame. The de
plorablo chapter in the life of Ella Miler
related in The Times show s plainly the need
of such a place in that neighborhood."
HELP roil YOUNG WOMEN".
WlinodnujihsK Has a Lawn Fete to
The second annual lawn party of tho
Wimodaughsis was held at the homo,
No 11128 I street northwest, last even
ing, aud will continue until Saturday
The spacious parlors of the society were
handsomely decorated with a profusion
of potted plants and on the lawn in tho
rear twinkled the lights from numberless
fancy Chinese lanterns
The object of the party is to raise funds
in order to enable the society to provide
still further opportunities for the era
plojmeut of jonng women
The affair is in charge of Miss Emma M
Gillett, assisted bj the board of mauagers
and oUier ladies of tho society
Among the ladies on the committee of
arrangements are Mrs Je.mnettc M Brad
ley, Mrs. Ada G Dickerbon, Mrs M.ny
L Bennett. Mrs Emma E Cameron, Mrs
Ofteidinger, Mrs Lacy, Mrs Mary H.
Williams. Mrs Joseph II Holdcn, Miss
Ida Gangewer, Mrs Hannah J Dewall,
Mrs. Ann M Gridley, Miss Hortensc Kca
blcs, Miss Edith Dlckerson, Miss Helen
Balway, Miss Edith Phelp3, Miss I.eary,
and Miss Edna Slater. The refreshment
committee consists of Mrs. Ada G Dlck
erson, Miss Edith Dickerson, Miss Edna
Sinter, Miss Keables, Miss Phelps, and
Miss Emily Nichols
The principal event of last evening was
a paper by Mrs. Ruth G. D Havens, the
former president of the society, on the
"Aims and scope of Wimodaughsis."
Other features were the orange carrjing
contest for a prize, and pleasing selec
tions rendered hy tbe Metropolitan Man
dolin and Guitar Trio, after whicli the
floor wns cleared" for dancing.
A belect mus'ical and literary entertain
ment has been arranged for the remaining
evenings of the week. To-night there will
"be a button stringing contest between
children, and to morrow night a number
of iBdies will participate ir a nail driving
contest for ai suitable prize.
J . a -
$250,000 rou Tnc no ad.
AimcoHtia Li no May De Sold to a
Syndicate ot Capitalists.
Two hundred and fifty thousand dollars
was jeterdgi offered for the Anacostia
and Potomac Railway franchise and its
outfit, an offer Uiat it is believed will ulti
mately be accepted.
The tender wasmadeby Unrepresentative
of a sjudieate that controls $10,000,000
ofjcapital and upwards, that has already
invested largely in suburban real estate,
aud j snow engaged, as a part of itsscheme,
in the development of the subdivision
known as Congress Heights.
The proposition was made in good faith
to Mr. John E. Herrell, president of the
Natioual Capital Bank, the proffer being
accompanied by the assurance that, if
accepted, the money would be forthcoming
within ten nunuus.
It is known that later in thcJay Mr.
Herrell had a conference with President
Grisw old aud, although neiUier genUemen
gave out any information, it is understood
that the proposition was communicated to
Mr. Griswold to ascertain whether or not
he could entertain it.
His Threats Against the trolley
Stirred Dp Mr. Ritlout.
PEOTESTS WERE FRUITLESS
Judge Miller Huled Thut tho Ptosc
untor Could Contlnuo to Illlo tho
Counsel For tho Barons Delay "Will
Cost tho Eckincton Com puny a
rretty Penny Every Day.
The caso against the Ecklngton and
Soldiers' Home U ml way Company, charged
with occupying public space for private
purposes in maintaining trolley poles along
New York avenue within the city limits,
came up before Judge Miller in the police
court jesterday, and the motion to quash
the information was argued by Prosecut
ing Attorney James L. Pugh and Mr. John
Ritlout, the company's attorney.
Mr. W. Kcsley Schoepf, the vice presi
dent and general manager of the company,
who, with Mr. Hamilton K. Gray, was
charged in tho information with main
taining the nuisance, wan in court. Mr
Grny was ill and unable to appear.
Mr. Pugh explained to the court Uiat
the company was charged with obstruct
ing the avenue in question under the law
of 18G2. He said that he understood the
attornej for the company, Mr. Ridout,
intended to file a motion to quash, but he
had not seen the document.
Thereupon Mr. Ridout read his motion
to quash, setting forth that the informa
tion did not stale any facts which could
consUtute a violation of the law s in force
in the District of Columbia. He also
said -the facts constituting the offense
for which the company was then being
tried v ere outside the JurisdicUou of the
SAID IT WAS DEFECTIVE.
ne further stated that the information
was defective inasmuch as it alleged that
ou a certain tlay the defendant did occupy
public space for private purposes y erecting
trolley poles and stringing wires thereon,
whereas the wires referred to were strung
many years ago.
Mr. RJdout stated in his argument that
the trolley poles and wires were permanent
fixtures, allowed by law in accordance
with charters to the company, and were not
in any Fense obstrucUons within the mean
ing of the law. He read a number of au
thorities to maintain his stand and called at
tention to the abnormal character of the
ordinance of 1862,underwhichtheprosecu
tious were being made. It himply stated,
he said, without any UmltaUon, that no
public street or avenue should be occupied
tha t Uie charter of Uie compauy repealed Uie
ordluance so far as they were concerned.
Mr. Pugh began his argument by stating
to the court that there seemed to be but two
questions upon which it wa& necessary for
him to dw ell. The first one waa the reason
ableness and validity of the ordinance, and
tho second waa how it waa affected by Uie
charter rights of Uie corajjaoy. He then
read from section 222 of the Revised
Statutes. D. C , showing that it was
almost verbatim with the District ordi
nance, aud referred to the case of the
District vs. Monroe, of a similar nature,
in which the defendant was held.
In his opinion in that case, which Mr
Pugh read, Justice Cox held that any ob
struction intended to remain permanently
upon a street or avenue, was in the nature
of occupancy inhibited by an act of Congress
and by the ordinance ot 1SG2, and could
be removed by the municipal authonUes
In referring to a decision of Judge Kim
ball in the cases against the linemen who
were charged also wiUi occupying public
space for private purposes. Mr Pugh made
use of the term "lower court "
HE MEANS "WHAT HE SAID
"By lower court jou mean the court held
in lower rooms, don't you?" inquired
"No .sir," replied Mr Pugh, vehemently.
"I mean lower court in the fullest sense
of the term
His honor smijed and the hearing con
tinued The court suggested, however,
Uiat the thermometer was alwut played
out. and it might be well to bring things
to a crisis .as 1 1 w ere
Mr Ridout then suggested that Mr. Pugh
file a new information, changing Uie de
fects referred to, and that the motion to
quash hf acted upon and the case go over
Judge Miller overruled the moUou of the
company, and conUnued the case until this
afternoon at 1 30 , when Uie argument will
During Uie hearing Mr Ridout fre
quently manifested his annoyance at the
repeated assurances oT Mr. Pugh that a
new information would be filed against
the company each day the poles were al
lowed to stand, and finally appealed to
Judge Miller to check the naggiug prose
cutor Tbe court decided, however, that
Mr Pugh could make that statement as
often as he liked, aud the subject was
Mr Pugh has had the poles between
Seventh street and Boundary counted,
and has found that Uiere are forty-five
If itbecoines necessary, hesaysthathe will
file a separate information for each pole,
constituting forty -five of Tense's a day,
and as each offense is punishable by a fine
of .50, forty -five such fines everv day
would eat up the profits of the company
He is prosecuting the case vigorously and
oays that the poles must go
INSTALLED NEW OFFICERS.
Assembly, No. !5 ISO.
Tho interesting ceremony of iiibtalhng
their newly elected officers took place last
evening before a large meeting of the
Carnage aud "Wagon Maker's Absembly
3156 K. of L
An address was delivered by District
Maeter "Workman Simmons, who also con
ducted the installation ceremonies. Mr.
Simmons" theme w as the value and power of
organization, and especially with reference
to trades unions. He spoke to the point,
elaborating practical philosophy for men
who work w ith their head and hands.
Master "Workman Yoet mi i .rrjuliM, vrn
Mr. "W. A. Wilding as secretary. A partial
report was made by the committee mves
gatlng tho Evening Star wagon matter.
A final report will be presented shortly.
The committee on Labor Day also re
ported. The final arrangements will be
made at i meeting to be held two weeks
hence. This organization will be a con
spicuous part of the parade. They arc
very numerous ana win nue in tncir own
To-dnv' Knirie-.nr Di'lhton.
Brighton Beach, July 22. The entries for
to-morrow's races are as follows:
First race rive furlongs. Ameer, Ap
pomattox, rusilcer, 110 each; Maggie K
Salonica, Fatality. Lady Adams, Mabel
Glenn, 105 each.
Second race Five furlongs; hardicap.
Beau Ideal, 122; Intermission, 110: Volley,
9S; rascination, 93; Tomako, 93; Cassatte,
92; Tremargo, Salvanne, 90 each.
Third race Mile and a sixteenth; sell
ing. Jack, the Jew, Milw aukee, 102 each;
Targo, 101; Bjck Knight, 99; Jilson,9S.
Tourth race rive furlongs; maidens.
Heel Top II., r. Tram, Peterman, Bona
parte, Castleton, Palmeston, Taukee
Doodle, Tred K.., 108 each; Article, Dulcic
Larondle, Volley, Lorrama, Top Topsey,
Fifth race One mile; handicap. Hugh
Penny, 120; Our Jack, 111; Aurehan, 108;
Cromwell, 105; Redskin, 103; Paladin,
102; Sir Dixon, Jr., 101; Factotum, 100.
Sixth race One mile; selling. Harry
Alon7o,Hammic 104 each; Lochmvar, 102;
Daly, Little Tom, 99 each; .Corn Cob, 9G.
They Met Saturday Xisjht.
It was inadvertently stated m The Times
yesterday that the Sons and Daughters of
Maine held a service Sunday night, when it
should have rcatl Saturday night.
By a customer who visitod some of the clothing establishments la search of the- groat BAR
GAINS advortlaod, that ho tvaa perfectly A1IAZED at tho amount of TRASH thrown before him.
lie salil ho was In ono placo where they advertised odd coat3 broken from flno salts FIVE TDDZ3
tho selling price, which was 53, and that he would NOT WEAR two-thirds of them if thoy wera
given to him. Ho also said hlfl friend bad bought one of those J7 50 snits from ANOTHER firm,
and after wearing it only THREE WEEKS was ASHAMED to wear Jt any longer, and discarded
it Ho was agreeably SURPRISED when ho sa-r what WE were selling for S7 50 a suit and left
our establishment THOROUGHLY PLEASED with his purchase. It could not be OTHERWISE,
for he said ho had not seen a suit to COMPARE with It for Ies3 than $12.50. Every thing has been
roducedfrom 10 to 30 per cent BELOW the wholesalo priee, which means several dollars In th
pocket of every purchaser. The goods and prices speak for THEMSELVES, so we teavoltali
to you. Theroforo YOUR decision shall be 0UR3. All wo aak Is an INSPECTION of our line, ai
wo feol CONFIDENT you will make a purchase.
During July and August v. c close at 0 p. m. Saturdays atlOp. m.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MANUFACTURING CLOTHIERS.
403-405 TtH 3t. N. W.
Faotory and Salesroom, 4-02-404- Pann Street, Reading, Pa.
Convention Aftermath Meeting
at the Calvary Church.
EEVIEW OF UNION'S WORK
Xeurly Unit of tho Delegates to the
Itultlmoro Gnt hering; Were Present.
Itev. Dr. Thomas Expresses the
Hope ot Seelmi n. Baptist In tho
At least one half of the delegates who at
tended tho fifth annual meeting of the
Baptist Toung People's Union of America,
just closed in Baltimore, are stopping over
in the Capital City on their home-bound
Fully 500 of them, with almost as many
more young people of the same denomination
from this city, assembled in Calvary Baptist
Church last evening and listened to after
math speeches of the successful conven
tion. Neither the warm weather nor Uie weari
ness necessarily following attendance on
the convention slackened Uie enthusiasm
of those present and songs and adelresses
together with an informal social before and
after tbe formal gathering caused the even
ing to pass pleasantly and all too ep&l7
for the guests.
FLAGS AND FL0"WERS.
A copious display of flowers, Uiat hung
from almost every available nook in the
church, and a happy arrangement of
palms formed th-deeoratIoud They had
been arranged by a committee composed
of Mrs. Arna Prentiss, Miss Carter, and
Upon the platform with Supt P H
Bristow, ot Calvary Sunday-aehool, and
who presided over the meeting; sat Rev.
Dr Cameron, or Massachusetts, Rev Dr
Lovett, of Nebraska; Rev. Dr Stiffler,
of South Dakota; President or the Union
John II Chapman, of .Chicago; Rev Dr
C. C Meador, Rev Theo Outwater. Rev
W S O Thomas, Rev R. R. "West. Mr.
Percy S Toster, all of this city, and Miss
Alia D McLanren, of Boston
Rev. Dr. Cameron, or Massachusetts, who
is fdlintr Rev. Dr Greene pulpit eturing
the latter'a summer vacauon, delivered
the address of welcome.
Rev. Dr. "Wallace, of Toronto, who had
been asked to spea"k of the young people's
work in Canada, was then introducd by
Mr. Bnstoe. His work, said he, is among
the choicest Christians he had ever known.
The young people's work had taken astrong
hold among the BapUsts ot the Canadian
THEIR SPIRITUAL "WORK.
The j oung people devote most of the time
givn to the society to work of a spiritual
nature, and more tune is devoted to a study
or tho Bible than to social pleasures.
The convention held last year in Toronto
she said, had gone far toward strengthen
ing the religious work of the young people
or the Province.
As Dr. "Wallace retired from the room in
order to catch a tram, the meeting gave a
hearty rendition of "America," that merged
into the song"The Tie That Binds.
Rev. Dr Thomas said that there was no
dividing-l'in- in-religion in "Walmgton.
"I hope wo will yet sec a Bapmt m tbe
Presidential chair," he sa.d. "It does not
make so much dtfiercnce about the man's
politics as it doeB about his religion. Joe
Sibley would bo all right, jiossibly, though 1
STOLL'S, "Sio" SEVENTH STREET N. W.
cannot say that I endorse all he says pohU
cally. "No body of people have ever been given
a heartier welcome to thig city Uaa tbe
Baptist Yonog People's Union of America,
on this visit."
Rev Dr Lovett, of Davenport, Iowa,
said that the young people's religious
unions were doing much to brlag about
the union of Canada and tbe provinces
and this country.
MISS McLAUREN ON MISSION "WORK
Miss McLauren, of Boston, was given
unlimited time in v.-Jk:h toteU of the
missionary cau&e a ad of the vase strides
Uiat have been made in tae mission, field.
There are now 7,000 missionaries from
Uits country laboring in foreign fielels
aad to this may be added 50,000 aaUvo
workers, she said, aad the result is glorious.
Dr Chapman, of Chicago, president of
the union, was next introduced to the as
senibly. He spoke of tbe Baptist educa
tional union which was organized about
five years ago, and is now in dose work
ing sympathy with the Toong People!
Union The Baptist Young People'
Union, he said, is in the nature of an
outgrowth, or a result of tbe work begun bj
the educationalists Tbe hopes of thd
leaders in the enterprtee have more than
been realized. The Baptist Toons Peo
ple's Union of America is a union of all
of the local societies ot the Baptist church
They are all working to Uie same spiritual,
moral and educational end
After the benediction the young visitor
enjoyed a protracted social in the chore;
RE AGHEDFOR'tHEGASH BOI
Young Negro Thieves' Determined
Effort to Sob a Heroic.
Driver Flynn Caught One and tho
Other Would Hav e Used a Knife on
Hi in, But Was Scared Off.
Archie Flyna .driver of a Sixteenth street
berthc. had a desperate flgat with two
negro thieves at abou t 730 o'clock las
evening at tbe northern termteos of tho
rou te at Sixteenth street aodFloridaavt nue
Flyna drove his vehicle to the "-turn
about" aad went ahead of his horses to
lead them to the drinking fountain pre
paratory to going back
The annuals were drinking, "when tha
driver's attention was attracted toward
the herd by hearing a sound and, turning,
he beheld a small negro boy on the front
dash-board reaching under the seat, where
wa3 the cash box .containing SI in change
and S5 worth ot tickets.
Flynn rushed back and sewed the boy,
who had grasped tbe tin money box, at the
same time calling for the police
At this moment another and a larger
negro dashed out of the darkness witti
a Iong-bladed knite In his hand. A young
plumber named Gerry was passing on
Sixteenth street, and bearing tbe rackec
ran to the assistance ot Flynn, who was
m deadly peril, as tbe armed negro had in
the meantime passed around the rear ot
the vehicle and was apparently about to
plunge the kmre into the driver
"When Gerry ran up tbe approaching
negro dashed off and escaped, but the
would be tldef was held until Polue
inau F. B. Kelly came up aad placed him.
At No 8 station the bor gave bis name
as William Jones ami his age fourteen
years. The aerdic drivers say that re
cently there have been several ttaeto boxes
stolen from herdics at the same spot.
Why He Went.
A I hear that yoar friend X haw gore to
South America. WasitupoBbtorbyiieiaas
B No; bis lawyer's. Tit Bits