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THE MOENING TIDIES, FBIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1895.
GOODS SALES from
September 10 to 20.
st?1! IP ill Storage Warehouses-a'dst., near M.
DINING Ct!3 6T
OUK ANNUAL FUItNITUKE CLEARANCE faALE
is lesponsiclo for the price.
I want to be Uie Jeweler who
' conies lulo your mind first.
That I have been speaking
about in mvj advertisement for
several days is, in 1113 opinion,
the best watch of its kind in the
world. The price $40 is low
enough to commend it to any
one desirous of a really fine
watch one that will giye satis
faction for a number of years in
fact, for an unlimited period.
are arriving- every day you
oug-ht to visit this store if only
to keep posted on what is latest
and most fashionable in jewelry
we emphasize our frequent state
ment that visitors are not even
expected to purchase.
C. H. DAVISON,
1 1 05 F ST. N. W.
f Gas lierht is a better 1
? light than electricity if
I it's burned through, a
Siemens - Lunrrreu Gas
a Lamp. And it sheds a
a beautiful white light,
making it excellent for
show windows and store
I interiors. Rented for 9
25c. a month. f
A Cas Appliance Eicliause, Sti3 N Y Ave ft
Cn .-.-.1r .A10IC -llf fllA X
vju iuclij I l.i.aJlia Jr int. y
electric light is superior to i,
gas light Safer, more con- $j
venient, cleaner and easiest
artificial light there is on
the eye-sight. Electricity
13 iUj.mij smv-uui.aiuS -,
steam as a motive power. ?
We furnish the power will
turn it on when you'r ready.
t'nltod Mates Electric LiKlitin? Ca,
213 Kth st u. w. 'llioiie 77.
What is in
In oar case It la a Guarantee of
good -work, because we liave marl
uur name famous, and we intend
to keep it so You may not thins It
mates mucn difference now yonr
linen U washed, but It makes a lot
of difference in lhe wear and ap
OIALII iXllU O Ol- l. W.
BASXOCKS AT JACKSON'S HOLE.
"Will lie Permitted to-Oo There Under
The Bannock Indians whose recent en
counter rcithco-vbojsdesinng possession of
netv lands nttrncted wide-spread attention
will againvklt Jackson's Hole, theseeneot
the trouble, but this time with full per
mission o. the Govermentautlmnties.
Uecently Agent Teter asked Commls
sloneroi Indian .ArfnirsltroiTOinKQto permit
the Ind iau to go to Jackson's Hole to collect
their stock and other property left there
when they returned to the rcserratlo-j.
The matter was rercrred to Gen. Coppln
ger trhoalco gave hH consent.
The Indians in charge of an experienced
man from the reservation, acvompanied by
a troop of soldiers, will rcvisitjackson'a
for the porrose stated.
"Old Glorj-" at the Grand.
There are perhaps no two words that ap
peal more strongly to the patriotism of the
American people U:an the tlUe chosen by
Messrs. Vincent and Isrady for their -new
play, "Old Glory," which will be put on the
stage of Allen's Grand Opera House next
week. WLIle necessarily dealing -with the
Littery of our navy, it Js not a war play as
thistcrm is understood uMiallybythelheater
going public. Jt awakens no sectional
feelings, and while full or action and sentl
ment it resurrects no buried issues. It Is a
story of our "lflue Jackets" in Chili, which
will appeal alike to every true American.
The furring scenes that followed the as
sassination of poor Biggin, ia the streets of
Chili, the sensational plot engineered by
the renegade American, Hiram La wton, to
precipitate a war with the United States,
n love story of absorbing interest. Prom
the opening of the plav in the shipping of
fice nt New York and Uie riotous Chilian
rabble, storming the doors of our consulate
and thcperils of a mala rial South American
pn6on. the story carries us -along to the
uttcnipted wrecking of the HaltimbTe, the
escape and final capture of a Chilian
privateer. In a hand to Hand encounter, bya
boarding natty of oar "Blue Jackets."
The cnniedv element of Uie play is well
sustained. The adventures of an enter
prising young American electrician and his
ontanglcments with the darfc-eyed senoritas,
are most amusingly set forth. The-Bcenery
is a special feature. Pour full sets arc re
quired to illustrate this decidedly novel and
up to-date drama ot our nary.
Solid oak. Six foot
extension. Heavy slides.
Neat carved base. Pol
ished. Cheap at $9.00.
Convicted in Police Court of Be
ing a Chronic Hotel Beat.
HE ALSO STOLE A BICYCLE
Proprietor-, of Several Hooves Tea
for Hoard and Then Skipped Out.
Attempt to l'rovo T'bat llo Has
3Icnn. Tell Through.
The case ot J. O. Kerby, cx-cuusul to
Para, Brazil, who, as stated recently in The
Morninc Times extluiiiely, was arrested for
vagrancy, was glen another hearing in
the police cm rt lale yesterday, having been
postponed from Wednesday, to allow the
prosecution to produce more wituesics.
Jire Lockwood, tueproprletrcssof Strath
more Anns, iiuTwelftb strcet.uearll north
west, appeared against lhe prisoner and
testified that JCerliy stnjed at her house fur
a long time, running up a bill of almost
He gave her time dratu drawn on Mr.
Carnegie, who, he claimed, owed hlmmoney.
Thedraftscameback without being hcnorcd.
He'canie back a second time, and prumised
to pay in adtante weekly. He stayed one
week, however, and failed to pay, and she
put him out.
Mr. LaGetra then testified that in June,
'93, when lie was ruunlrg the Fredonia,
Kerby came and stayed'hee weeks, then
suddenly left without paying his bill. The
next day the witness received a postal card
froniKerby.writteufrofa Baltimore, saving:
"Going with friends to Gettysburg to
spend Bundav, will return Monday.
, "J. OETON KEKBY."
Kerby did not return.
I Mr. C. M. Palmer, who runs a bicycls
establishment, then testified, and brought
out a case of larceny against Kerby.
TOOK THE WHEEL AWAY.
Mr. Kerby entered Mr. Palmer's estab
lishment on the 20th ot August last and
wanted to hire a bicycle for aa hour. He
took the bicj cle out to try the saddle as far
as the corner and the witness said he had
never seen him or the wheel until this day.
As Kerby was not charged with larceny, Mr.
Palmer was advised to swear out a war
rant for him.
In connection with this case Kerby wrote
a queer letter to the PahirerCj cle Company.
It started out as follows:
"A party to whom I owe $21.75 at Kock
villo attempted to squeeze me by pushing
matters on Saturday, when friends were
out of cltj. I had a race of fourteen
miles between wheel and good horse and
1 beat them to the District line, but was
arrested and held for further orders."
He further stated that he was very
particular to assert, always positively, that
tho wheel was not his but rented and
refused to alio wit lobe touched.
A "P. S." was attached telling Mr.
Palmer to call at the Eighth precinctstaUon
for the wheeL
"You will noUce that the clerk at the
station spelled my name J. S. Curby,
which, you need not menUon or alter."
Mr. Kerby was Uien put on the stand and
said he was an advertUlngagentof a cocoa
and rubber company of Mexico. He is an
electrician by profession, author and Jour
nalist. Had written foranuniberofpapcrs.
Mr. Richardson objected to this ancient
history, and cross-examined to prisoner.
He brought out the fact that Krrby had been
here under an assumed name. The pris
oner's lawyer. Mr. Fitts, got lilm to say
and attempted to show that Kerby bad
plenty of means of support.
IN DEFENSE OF KEKBY.
Mr. Fitts read a letter from ex-Deputy
Commissioner of Pensions Lincoln, which
be had received, asking him to defend
Kerby. Col. Lincoln said in his letter
that Kerby, although impecunious, was
a good fellow, aG.A. K.t andasmartman.
Mr. Pitts started off with a quotation
from Tom Hood's "Bridge of Sighs:"
"Alas for Uie rarity
Ot Christian charity."
He made a strong plea for the prisoner,
claiming that if let alone he would right
himself, and wound up by requesUng the
Judge to give him a chance.
Mr. Itlchardson then told the judge tbat
he regretted the man's misfortune, was
sorry for bis high connections, but never
theless ibwisut that the prisoner was
"If he Pas means of support, all the
more dishonor to him for living the life of
a vagabond, a beat, and an idler," said
Mr. Elchardson, and requested that the
judgment of the court be pronounced.
-Utebonorsumiucdupth cease, named over
the eight cases of defrauded hotel pro
prietor and the one case ot bicycle larceny,
and as be was there to protect the District
ot Columbia from all such people who were
called dead beats, be required Mr. Kerby
to give bond of $100 ror bis good behavior
or go to the workhouse for thirty days.
It was learned later that the case of lar
ceny was dropped, as the machine was re
turned to its rightful owners and Xerby'a
lawyer said be would have a bond fur him
before the day waB over.
There is no doubt that a genuine bank
rupt 6ale hurts other storekeepers, but th
public benefits by them.
The bargains in footwear that are to be
picked up at Etoll's just now, are a good
illustration of this the enormous busi
ness that StoU Is doing must take away H
large amount of trade from other stores,
but any one who avails themselves of this op
portunity to buy good shoes at less than cost
for manufacture will strike a good thing.
Driver Thrown Out ny a Hnnaway.
A horse attached to a jrnsoline -wagon,
owned and driven by George Cartner, of
Uo. 1347 D street northwest, became fright
ened about 10 -o'clock yesterday, and ran
away, throwing the driver oat and badly
injuring him. at the corner ot Florida ave
nue nnd U street. Cartner was removed to
LIGHTMIHGRODE THE GALE
Eastern States Swept by a Ter
rific Electrical Storm.
OEOPS BADLY DAMAGED
Trees Blown Down, Duron Unroofed,
nnd Buildings Fired by tho Fear
ful riuohex Fruit Yield Seriously
Impaired Meager Iteports He
eeled From Many Districts.
Attleboro, Mass , Sept. 12. One of the
worst thunder storms that cer lilted this
placestruckhcreat 1 lOlhismomlug. The
wind blew In fearful gusts. Trees were
prostrated, blinds were wrenched from
houses,andchimnejs blown down. -
The velocity of the wind waselghty miles
an hour, and the lightning tas incessant.
The house ot James W. Safford, on High
laud street, wasstruckand two men knocked
out ot bed.
Mrs. Jane Ide, of West street, while hut
tlng lndo ws In her house, was blown down
stairs and had her left hip broken. The
rain fell in torrents, the lightning played
havoc with the telephone and telegraph
n ires, and bundredsof bushels of fruit were
blown from trees. The storm lasted half
MANY BAKNS BURNED. .
Komc, N. Y., Sept. 12. About 10 o'clock
last night an elect rlc storm, accompanied by
a very high wind, swept oier this city.
The storm was of short duration, and no
serious damage wax duue here
At Verona, eight miles west of here, the
residence and farm buildings of Philip
Weifler were struck by lightnmg at about
10 o'clock and burned, with their contents,
excepting lhe stock. Loss $15,000, in
Canajol.arle. N. Y., Kept. 12. A terrific
wind and rainstorm, accompanied by thun
der and lightning, paraed over tills section
last night. Barns and tree were blown
down and houses unroofed. Much damage
was done to hop yards and fruit trees.
Telegraph and telephone wires arc down
in all directions.
Bellows Falls, YL, Sept. 12. Iteports of
damage by yesterdays three electrical
storms in this iclnlty Indicate that much
damage was done by "wind and lightning.
The wind blew down chilliness, unroofed
dwellings destroyed many shade trees
and crippled the telephone and telegraph
ONE FATALLY INJURED.
In Charlestown, N. II., the dwelling of
Nelson lived was struck by lightning and
burned. Mrs. Reed was prostrated and
perhaps fatally Injured. A barn owned
by Mrs. Rice, in West Claremont, the
dwelling of Victor l'atcs, in Spring'field.
VL, Samuel Abbott's barn in Cluster. Uui
dwelling of J. Belair, In Vergennes, the
houe of Ira W. Oak, in Ludlow, a barn
owned by Ed. llriatotv and a house owned
by J.Custer and Mr. M-iynard, In Fairha ven,
were either burned or shattered with their
Little has been heard as yet from the
farming communities, but judging from
the illage localities already heard front
the damage will probably foot up heavily.
HEPA1R OT ltOADS.
Alexandria County Citizen' Lengiio
Pi-enswes tho Question.
At a i-peclat meeting, called by the presi
dent of the Citizens' League of Alexandria
county, held Muuda night, the Sth instant,
at the residence of Mr. A. B. nines, at
Balbtou, Vn., the question of the proper
coiblructlunot the road lawof 1694, passed
for the benefit of Alexandria county, was
thoroughly discussed. ThU dlscui-Mou de
veloped the tact that there was a uirfcrence
of opinion between the boardofsupcrvlfors
and the buperiulendeut of roads, appointed
under ald law.
The league decided In their opinion
that the juperiulcLdcutof roads had under
the law theeiitlre charge otllic construction
and repair of the county road, and a com
mittee was appointed to prcient thl view
ot the law to the I ward of supervisors.
The committee a ppea red before t he lioard of
supervisor on l';rday In Alexandria, and
prcsi'tiU-d this view ot the law, and found
that the i-outiuctle given by the Com
monwealth's Attorney was practically the
PIIA1SED MY THE KING.
"William Pleaded Highly nt tttestettln
Stettin, Sept. 12. At the conclusion of
troops to march past Etuiieror Francis
Joseph of Austria, who afterwards led
bis regiment of hussars past lhe Kaiser.
The Austrian Emperor later expressed
his supreme satisfaction at the selectlun
of the ground for the manemers and tbf
conception and developments of the military
He said that on the march the German
troops were faultless, and that even the
privates showed knowledge of ho w to make
use of every possible resource to cot it their
The Austrian Kaiser bestowed nearly
two hundred decorations upon German
Three French officer6in civilian dress
were present as Rpecta-ijsiiftheiuaneuvers.
PEAT HEIt JMtAIXS OUT.
Mother Iiimiiib From Seeing Uer Son
Killed by a Train.
Norrlstown, Pa, Sept. 12. Louis
Bustiano. seventeen years old, was killed
on the Pennsylvania Railroadat Magectown
this afternoon. He was crossing the
tracks with his mother at the time and
was struck dow n by a train before her e-jes.
The grief-stricken woman, whose only
support the boy was, threw herself on lhe
ground and beat out her brains upon the
Her husband was killed at the same place
a few years ago.
Colored Tram pFatallylnjured.
John Banks, a colored tramp from Rich
mond, was found near the turn-table of the
last with his skull broken and one arm
nearly crushed off. He bad attempted to
jump the north-bound express from Rich
mond as it passed th rough Alexandria about
11 o'clock, and had been thrown under the
wheels. It was half an hour after the ac
cident before he was found, and by the
order of the railway surgeon be was taken
to the Freedmeu's Hospital, in this city,
where he died yesterday. After the acci
dent a piece ot the man's skull was found
beside the railroad track.
Sons ot Veterans' Encampment.
Knoxville, Tenn., Sept. 12 The adi
vance guard of the big crowd expected
here next week at the fourth annual en
campment of the Sons of Veterans, U. S. A.,
arrived by special train from Louisville,
Ky., to-day. Fifteen er twenty thousand
visitors are expected, as a large number
of the G. A. -R. veterans en route from
Louisville to the Chickamauga dedication
will stop over tor a few days.
Mr. Claud F. Meyer and Miss Jennie V.
Anderson were married at 7.30 o'clock
Wednesday evening at the North Capitol
Street M. E. Church by Rev. Charles L.
Tate. After the ceremony a reception
was tendered to the friends of both at
the residence of Mr. OssleKllugcr, brother-in-law
of the bride, at No. 320 N street
Defective Flue Canned Tire.
An alarm was turned Jn from box 234
about 8 o'clock last night Tor a fire in Ko.
1826 Biggs street northwest, owned by
Edith Baker and occupied by Daniel
Tubman. A defective flue "was the cause
of the blaze. The damage amounted to
$50, Tally covered by Insurance.
John Itodgcrs, an umbrella-maker, was
arrested last night by Policeman Pajaie,
ot the Sixth nrecinct. charged with an
assault on his wife, Margaret Codgers.
He was taken to the station-bouse, where
he deposited $10 collateral for his ap
pearance in the police court to-day.
BITTER ROAST FOR HILL
Koosevelt BasjHe Is the Ally of
In an Address at jiufjnlo He Declares
the. Senator an Open Foe
(Special to The Times.)
Buffalo, N. r.,JBrpt. 12 Police Com
missioner Roosevelt, of New York city,
undertook to answer Senator Hill at a
teinpjrauce mass meeting in Music Hall
last night, which was under tho auspices
of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union.
He said Senator Hill had deliberately made
himself tho champion of the saloon against
the Church, and lulcl mado It a political
issue. Hill, ho said, believed the rich
brew ers and swarming liquor dealers of the
State, and tho Ignorant yeople who follow
them will outvoto decent men.
He said: "Senator Hill's platform has
for its two chief planks the peraoual lib
erty of individuals to commit crime, and
the personal liberty of public officials to
euforco the Iawvdijhouestly and corruptly.
He stands la favor of tho criminal on one
hand and of the corrupt official on tho
"The personal liberty which be champions
leof the kind which would allow Ibepnvaie
citizen to fell his vote and lhe candidate for
office to buy it; It is the l-crtoiiai liberty of
the police officer to blackmail the taloon
keeper, and the liberty of the taloon keeper
to violate the law if Ue paje&ufficicnt bribe
"He champions tliatkl ndofpersonal liler
whlcli leads men to lhe jenitentlary. He
complains because I have tailed him the
champion ot the lawbreaker and the ally
"The salotln'kecpers, backed by thehrew
ers and rich liquor merchants, fi.uu the
w eallhieet and, politically, the mt j ower
ful clntscs In New York, as i.o one kuim s
better than Mr Hill, fcr his H-JiCliiiic has
time and agaiu profited by their wealth and
their political li.tlueiice
"We found that tlieyopeulydefledthelaw,
and they were backed by the most powerful
and unscrupulous jj.Iitlcians of ILc Stale,
All the liest prophets said we would not con
quer them; but we haveconciucred them.
Ijnclicrand the while tapper and the open
foe of order He takes this stand because
he believes that the forces of evil outnum
ber the forces of good He hopes that he
will attract from the opposite party more
men who are vicious than he lores decent
men from his own party "
GOOD SAMARITANS' BUSINESS.
Committee to irncwtiKute Ornnd Sire
PattH to lteport To-day.
The election of ttitioaal of Ilcer occupied
the whole of the morning tetMon of the
Indpet.deut Order! of Good Samaritans
and Daughters of Samaria, which met
yesterday in Metropolitan Baptist Cbnrca,
It street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth
The following are the officers elected:
National grand fire, Charlc II Murthall;
associate to gratd sire, Mrs Sarah bcott,
Philadelphia; right worthy gratd secre
tary, J. W. Williams, New Jersey; asso
ciate, Mrs. Mary Jci.cs; rational grand
associate, Mrs. Iiun.a Baldwin
Tho committee, .coiaposed of Messrs.
James A. l'eckf Vf. J, bolonrou, S. ij.
Brow ii, W. Pi Oiitnian, Mrs. Anna Green,
Belle rerkins and Ciuma J. Baldwin, ap
pointed to invtraJKe the charge pre
ferred against National Grand hire Iiatts.
will make Its report this morning.
The evening uessiou was deoted to
addressee by prominent member of tho
order. Those who spoke ucre National
Grand Sire Iiatts.. Hon. John M. Langslon.
and l'.ev. J. Acdereoii Taylor, pastor of
MJloh Baptist Church.
Mew,rn. J. II. Williams. J M. Washing
ton .and Mr. Julia Wingfielil w ap
pointed to draft a set of resolutions on
the "Waller case."
In the afternoon tho delegates to the
convention, with the member ot the Dis
trict Grand Lodgc,No. 3, as ccort, paraded
the principal streets In the northwest sec
tion otthecity. Tiiemubernf the District
lodge were uniformed in the regalia of the
order and were led by the National Capital
Band. Tho members ot the grand lodge
brought up the rear in carriages.
Just betore the parade the members of the
NntlonalGrand Lodge were photographed In
a croup in front "f the Metropolitan Church.
The third day's session will opeo this
morning at 9 o'clock
ALEXANDKIA IVAHD MEETES'GS.
AH DelesrnteM .Instructed to Vote for
Muslibuck for Senator.
The following delegates were elected
at the ward meetings in Alexandria last
night to the Senatorial convention to be
held on the 19tb instant in that city, all
being instructed to vote for Capt. Mush
back; First ward, Benjamin Lambert, Samuel
Manken; Second ward, Theodore Unlltn
ger, George W. Fisher, and Leonard Mar
bury; Third ward, D. C. Carltn, Harry
Yolie. C. E. Iarsliall. O. B Hopkins,
G. W. Bontz, Herbert Bryan, and 11. II.
Atchison: rourtli ward, C. H. Fleklin.
John T. Sweeney, M. D. Vincent, and John
T. Downing. "
Knocked Down the Woman.
Annie Bean, an old colored woman, was
accidentally knocked down at the corner
ot Four-and-a-half and E meets southwest,
by a horse and buggv, drhen by Mr. D. C.
Fahcy, ot No. 701 Tv.lfth street south
west. She was reinoed to her home. No.
330 E f treet southwest, In the Fourth pre
cinct patrol wagon, and her injuries dressed
by Dr. Peuwick.
Thief Miido Good Ills Escape.
Mrs. Redman, of No 231 4 P street north
west, gaie a basket of -peaches, a satchel
and an umbrella to a colored man to deliver
to her house for her, Wednesday afternoon,
and is Etill waiting for him to show up.
The matter was reiorted to the police yes
terday, with a description ot the man.
is from IS to 25 per cent
higher ntjw than it was six
months do, and yet we are
selling1 out that enormous
stock of G. W. "Rich at
on the dollar itis very easy
to see what great hargains
they are we are offering
we cannot hope to duplicate
OLD VETERiH'S TROUBLES
Capt. Johnson at the Meroy of
CASE SMELLS OF SHYLODKISM
The Suldlor of Two Warn Had No
Heady Money to Pay the Hill for
the Burial of HI Aged Wife 1'ugl
lUtie Scene Outoide the Office of
CnpLB.F Johnson.aveteranof two wars,
with his title from the rourtli Indiana Artil
lery iu 18GS, had a lively experience
yesterday with Constable Henry U. Bheam
and afi undertaker's bill Incidentally it
very nearly involved a knockout with theun
derlaker. It. W Barker.
dipt Jobuikon came here in 1880 as a
carpeuter in tho Treasury He was ap
pointed from Indianapolis, where he had
lived over thirty year He had some
meatai but about three years ago his wife
ttecame ill and continued so till last February
when she died They had been married
nearly fifty years. In the wife's long ill
ness nearly all their money had been spent.
He lost bis place abou t two years ago
Mr Barker conducted the funeral and sent
a bill for $88 Capt. Johnson was not abls
to pay at once. After a time Mr. Barker
put the bill in the hands of Mr Ilhcaui.of
No. C42 C street northeast, for collection.
Mr IMicam.wllh whom Capt. Johnsonhad
once lived for a considerable time, called
.for the money and what Mr. Johnson under
slood to be a satisfactory settlement was
effected. He turned over to Mr. Bheam a
nolo on Mr Daniel BlrtwcU, of No. 402
Louljiaua aenae, for $175 at 6 per cent
Mr. Kheam went to Mr. BIrtwell with
this and cot $18 cash aiM cotes for ilOO
and $65. These notes were Well se
cured. THOUGHT HIIEAM WOULD I'Al'.
Capt. Johnson understood that Mr, Ithcam
would pay Barker, receiving his commis
sion from that source, and turn rner the
balance, about 560.
On ytalcrday he met Mr. Barker find said
he was glad the bill w a paid. Mr. Barker
replied that It was not paid- He had got
nothing from Mr. lUieani Mr. Johnson
had in the meantime bad his goods jiacLcd
for shipment to his grandson. C. E.
Gelsteudurff, of Indianapolis. When Mr.
Barker heard this he got out an attach
ment. He took It to Mr. IUi-ora, who
refused to serve It. He then turned It
oer to Lonstablo William Swlnburn, who
attached tho goods as they lay at the
Baltimore and Ohio depot.
Capt. JoliCfcon was at Justice O'Neill's
office toscttle the matter when Mr. Barker
came In, and swinging his bill In tho old
soldier's face, bald he had a tnlnd to
bring a criminal prosecution. He icemcd
to be much excited for fear his attach
ment would not hold after the terms made
by Mr. Kheam, as his agent, about the
Capt. Johnson was deeply hurf, and with
tears In his ejes stepped outside the office
and said to Mr. Barker:
"That Is no place to settle a difficulty,
but if you'll just step out here I'll knock
the wind out of you in two minutes, old
as I am." Mr. Barker declined the la..
Capt. Johnson, then, in great distress at
this worry oer the bill for his wife's
burial, excitedly turned to Mr. Itheam and
said he would gle blm the whole amount
of the notes f rom Mr. Birtwell, about SI 60, if
he would ay Mr. Barker the $0S and re
lease the goods.
TOO GOOD A THING.
It then developed that Mr. Biieam only
needed to pay Mr. Barker hilt his bllL
He was to have f0 per cent for collection.
M r. Ba rker had sued for SD0 , and Mr. Kheam
paid him $-18, getting a receipt.
Capt. Johnson thought lr.t night Mr.
Kheam had made too good a thing out of
the transaction, as be was to have the
$18 each and two good notes for a total
of 31G5, together with interest, all in re
turn for a iiayment of $48 on the under
taker's bill and some costs in tbi and other
suits, la all not more thaan &20.
Constable Swlnburn also was Indignant
oier the matter and denounced Kheam in
unmeasured terms, declaring he wanted the
trantactiou exposed, even if it made every
constable in town lose his job.
Mr. Kheam, whenafked about the matter
last night.refuEed to talk for publication, but
said he was willing to take the money he had
paid out for Capt, Johuou, together with
bis BU per sent on Mr. Barker's bill, less
10 per cent, on the total, and return the
notes to Capt. Johnson. He did not intend
to keep the whole amount due from Mr.
They Elect OffleerMKiid FIyNukIhIIIo
Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 12. TheTennessee
Confederate Veterans Association, at Co
lumbia to-day, elected the following of
ficer for tbeemuing year:
Col. Thomas Claiborne, president; W.
W. Canes, first vice president; Kichard
Random, second vice president; John P.
Hiekniau, secretary and treasurer; H. B.
Tonilinston. nerspant-al-anobi and Rev.1
Joseph E. Martin, chaplain.
Nashville will be the next meeting place,
in October, 1&96.
Assignment of t lie Judge's.
The assignment ot the justices of the
Supreme CoartoftheDistrict of Columbia Las
been computed and unless some future
change is made the Judges will preside this,
winter as follows The week of October
8, Judge McComas willeiton the court of
appeals bench, .and Chief Justice Bingiiam
wiilcontinuelnctrcnit courtNo.2. Justices
Bradley aud nagner will sit in equity
after that date: Justices Bingliam,McComas
and Cole in civil caies, and Judge Coxln the
criminal court. The press ot criminal
business may necessitate the necessity of an
additional criminal court during the early
weeks of the October term. J udge Bradley
will return to preside over the summer court
on the 15th instant.
. P.eported Petty Thefts.
Mrs. Kate Connel, ot No. 007 Sixth
street southwest, reported to the Fourth
precinct yesterday evening the loss by
theft of several articles of male wearing
apparel and a set of gold studs, alto
gether -aIued ait $36. Mrs. A. X. Har
ris, ot No. 1208 M street northwest, re
ported to police headquarters yesterday
afternoon the theft of a white bed spread
from her back yard. Douald H. Mailery,
of No. 517 1-2 Tenth street southeast,
reported the loss by theft of a pair of
tan-colored shoes from his shop.
35.00 WeeKly Seashore Excur-SS.OO
Klons via Penns3laula llailroud.
On Fridays nnd Saturdays until Septem
ber 14, inclusive, thel'ennsylvaniaTtallroad
will Bell for the 10.00 a. ra. and 11-00 a.
ra. trains excursion tickets to Cape May,
Atlantic City and Sea Isle City, at the rate
ot $5.O0. good returning until the follow
2Je2Toe to Hold No Office.
Colombia. S. C. 8ept, 12. Col. Robert
JUdrich Introduced a. complete constitution
in the convention to-day. Its most novel
feature was a provision tho t no negro shall
hold office in South Carolina. Be contends
that the fourteenth and fifteenth amend
ments to the Federal Constlrution do not
tonfer upon thenegro anlnalienabierightto
Jndce Clifford "Win Tnqoire.
Chicago, Sept. 21. In the habeas corpus
case of ex. Congressman McSbane. charged
with conspiring to defraud. Judge Clifford
to-Hay OecJdrd that he had jurisdiction
to make Inquiries as to whether there was
probable cause to believe McSbane, Attor
ney Culver and others conspired to defraud
Bartlctt & Roach, a Chicago real estate
firm, in a real estate dea
TROLLEY TRDST'S PROMISE
Some People Believe It Is Like
Considerable Doubt Felt a to the In
tention of t bo Eckinston Company
to Hcinove the Pole.
The smoke of (he battle against the trolley
tins cleared up about the police court and
the District Building All the officials
..ave taken a rest while the white flag of
the trolley Is flying over the two buildings
Attorney tor the District Thomas, was
asked yesterday what "was the news, to
which he replied that there was nothing.
He is of the opinion that there Is nownoth
iug to do but to wait and see how the
company will carry out Its promises This
opinion is shared by other officials
All the petitions pro and con, so far as
tho removal of the poles Is concerned, have
been filed. Those favoring the removal
do not think It necessary to press the mat
ter, considering the published obligations
of the company to the courts, the Commis
sioners and The Times
Last eenins there was a report -that
a petition for the retcution of the poles
was again In circulation, but It could
not be located personally. It Is not Im
probable, however, that tho campaign of
obstruction and delay will be continued
by these petitions iu order that the com
pany may use them la case It Is necessary
to hedge when the ten days are about to
expire, or when Congress meets. It may
poislbly occur to the company to endeavor
to persuade Congress that "the people"
want tho trolley notwithstanding the fact
that Mr. Newbold has stated that there is ,
a "public outcry" against It
It is pretty well understood that It will
take vigorous work to remove the poles
in ten days, but the company has said it
can do it in ten days, and for the present
CABLE TO HAWAII.
Col.Simldlns Will Soon Submit u Prop
osition to tlit- Cot eminent.
Col Z. S. Spalding, who lately received
from the Hawaiian government a franchise
for lnjing a cable between the Islands and
California, arrived In Washington yester
day from San Francisco
He states his purpose to be to notify the
Government of the United States of his con
tract with Hawaii and to explain that at an
early date ho would submit a proposition
for establishing tabic communication be
tween Ran Francisco and Honolulu and
asking for aid from the United btates gov
ernment After visiting his family In Switzerland
111 John Ruddca's 111
That is vshat ii'C offer you, and offer it to you at cash
prices. We doiCl make you pay for credit ifs your due
we consider. Dorit hesitate to come to us zuhen ifs furniture
of any hind you need. Wd 11 slurs you bargains in Bedroom
Suites Parlor Suites Rockers Iron Bedsteads Hall
Tables Hat Racks, etc
Your Hou30 Outfitter.
513 Seventh Street N. W.
is delivered at your
house for Fifty Cents
a Month it's the
greatest fifty cents'
worth in thp world.
month a paper, is de
livered to you, con
taining all the news
of the world and of
Washington in particular.
Fifty Gents a Month
makes the Times the
on earth. Both morn
ing and evening edi
tions contain eight
pages while the big
Sunday paper has
twenty pages crowd
ed with the most in
teresting matter ob- .
Trie LlTMt J5tor la WssaisgUa."
In our Hat and Furnish
ing Departments, and
we've put prices on sev
eral "small necessaries"
thatkeep a crowd around
the counter from opening
'til closing time. You
save almost as much as
you spend on these:
I4c lor Coltcn Eostoa Garters.
28s for Silk Rfislfln Raflfirs.
I i Secularly SOc
1 39c lor Freocii Guyot Suspends.
Only 2 pairs ot eacb of tho a boy to a
2 Pairs lor 25c fcr Men's Soi.
Seamless fast colors an 4 doubl heel
25g ftr Fore Linen Hanflkercnlels.
10e Easli Our Own BrM o! Collars.
Guaranteed 2109 pure linen.
Cor. 7lh and E Sts. H. W.
No Branca Store in This City.
he espects to return to Washington within
Mr Frank Hastings, charge d" affaires
ot the Hawaiian Legatloo. states that Mr.
Spalding served as a colonel In an Ohio regi
ment during the late war His residence
In Hawaii extends over a period of twenty
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