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THE MORNING TIMES, FRIDAY," SEPTEMBER 27, 1895.
The following telegram, received
from our buyer who attended tho
great Peremptory Silk Solo of Pel
gram St. .Meyers, speaks volumes
lie Mould not buy larso quantities
unless he was sure theywero tm
dcrprlccd: New York, Sept 25.
To Laxsburgh & Bro.,
420 7th Street N. W.,
"Washington, D. C:
Have bought heavily; you
can safely advertise the best
silk bargains Washington
ever held. M. Lyojt.
Special Prices :
These MAI' last until
to-morrow night-if so,
the prices remain.
You had best not
chance it I
This Skirt Is made of
Good Muslin, trimmed
with a wldo ruffle of em
broidery. Yoke Bands. 50c.
This Gown Is made
Mother Hubb3rd Style.
Yoke consisting of six
clusters of fine tucks.
Neck and s'eaves edged
with embroidery. Full
8 420, 422, 424, 426 7th St.
A lot of substantial specials
this week in fine Furniture at
Grogan's. "We can't say how
long these articles will be here
when they're gone, they're
GONE! 3 fine 5-piece Over
stuffed Parlor Suites very
large upholstered in silk tap
estry reduced this week to
One large fine piece over
stuffed Suite, upholstered in fine
quality Brocatellc and Plush
a magnificent Suite reduced
this week to $80.
One solid oak bedroom Suite
3 pieces elaborately carved
French plate glass in dresser
48x42 inches good value at
$110 reduced to $S0. Four
Solid Oak 3-piece Suites tops
of dresser and washstaud hand
somely shaped and polished
large glass in dresser be quick
if 3-ou want one for $30.
One handsome Oak Hall
Rack 6 ft. 10 in. high mirror
2 ft 4 in. by 1 ft 4 in. large
box seat and 2 side-arm Um
brella stands. Reduced to $ 1 6.
Taj when yon pleaso weekly or
xcoutlilF no notes no interest.
819-821-823 7th St. N. W.
Between H and I St3.
J WILLIAM LEE,
Ill rrsnsjrlT&ila arenue northirML
first clanEonlcft. rnoniI3J5- jri-gma
1AETI T C By Steam Driller.
t-l "-'- 3Q3 Tenth Street.
Gen. Seliufiold's Stuff Detailed.
Orders were Issued from tlie War Depart
ment yesterday detnchlnjr all of the officers
of Lieut. Gen. Schofield's stuff upon tbe
expiration of the term of service which oc
curs upon the retirement of the lieutenant
general next Sunday. Lieut. Col. Charles S.
Schofield is granted four months' leave and
then ordered to join his company, the Second
Cavalry; Lieut. Cols. Joseph P. Sanger and
Tasker H. Bliss are ordered to reiwrt to the
Secretary of War Tor further orders. So
the new commanding general will have a
TOmpletcIj new staff. .
ClntrRed With Grand Larceny.
Bernard F. Keenan was arrested yester
day afternoon by Detectives Wecdon and.
Home on a warrant sworn out by Richard
A. BhacUette, charging bim Willi grand
larceny. He was locked up at the Sixth
precinct and will be tried la the police
court this morning.
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DAUGHTER OF A NOBLE LINE
Miss Mollie Hunter's Engagement
to Mr. Shafter Howard.
SluI tlio GninilduuRlitnruttlie I.nto
'William lliintrr. of tho Sluto
Newport, P.. I., Sept. 20. The engage
ment Is annouueed of AIlss Mollie Hunter,
of Newport, to Mr. Starter Howard, of
Miss Hunter is a cousin of United States
Senator George 1'cabody Wetmore and a
daughter of Mrs. Thomas U. Hunter. She
is the niece of the late Charles Hunter,
TJ. S. N., who tfas lost with his wife on
board of the French steamer Vlllede Havre,
and of William Hunter, who for years
was the Third Assistant Secretary or
State at Washington.
Her grandfather, William Hunter, was
Minister to Brazil for many jears. Her
:ou-ln is the wife or Mr. W. L. Kane, and
ber brother, Mr. W. R. Hunter, was
wedded last fall to Mi3s Edith Norman,
wlioe father is worth a number of mil
lous. The engagement is announced of Miss
Anna 1L Sice, or this city, and Dr. Edwin
King Gcrow.of UrooUjn, N. V.
Dr. P. C. Nutton, who ras been sum
mering in"orth Carolina, lias returned.-
Cards of invitation Inve been received
here rrom Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Rein
.hardt, or Baltimore, to the marriage or
their daughter, Emma Virginia, to Mr.
James O'Donnell, Tuesday evening, Octo
ber 8, at C.30 o'clock. The ceremony will
take place at St. Martin's Roman Catho
lic Church, corner Fulton avenue and
Fayette 6treet. ATter November 1 Mr.
and Mrs. O'Donnell will be at home at 83
D street southeast, this city.
Mr. Augusto F. Pulido, attache to the
"Venpzelan legation, Is at the Cochran Tor
The C. A. C. will give their last hop of
the reason at the boathouso at tho foot of
Thlrty-fcecond street Wednesday, October
The wedding of Miss Hattte Duvall. of
Laurel, Md-,.to Mr. Frederick Dalian, of
Baltimore", Md.,took place at St. Philip's
P. E. Church, Laurel, Wednesday evening.
Arthur P. Gorman, jr., was one of the
A picnic at Lanton's Valley, Newport,
was given by Mr. Bax-lronsldes, ot tho
Britlh embassy, in recognition ot the cour
tesies shown the members or the embassy.
Lord Dnnrawn and his daughters were
guests of honor, and Sir Julian Pauncefote,
British ambassador, was present.
Bjron TJilelraapn, German ambassador
at Washington, and Baroness Thielmann
are in New York.
Mr. Calderon Carlisle, of Washington, D.
C, is at the Waldorf, New York.
Hon. A. O. llicon. Senator-elect of
Georgia, arrived in New York ,n the
Mr. J. C. S. Blackburn, Jr.. of Kentucky,
is in the city.
The question of the formation of "Greatci
Alexandria," by taking In the village or
West Lud on the west and extcndiuir the
corporate limits of Alexandria to Great
Hunting oreeic on the south nnd to the north
so as to include Northwest Alexandria, St.
Elmo, Del Kay and Uie St. Asaph Driving
Park, Is sUU being quietly discussed in
It is expected that the matter will take
shape before the meeting of the next
scsmou of the State legislature, and that
body will be asked to sanction the plan.
Fairfax county will offer vigorous re
sistance. It it is done Alexandria will
then have n population of from L'0,000
to 30,000 people.
The board or liealUi, after a long delay,
has been organized with Dr. Julian A.
Miller, the health officer, president pro
tern., and Mr. Samuel 11. Fuher, secretary.
Tho board will ut once take charge or all
matters relating to the health of the city
and Superintendent ot Streets Doble has
been Instructed to clean up and lime all
Tho board will also have the water
from the pumjis and wells or the city
that closets drain into them is true. If it
lis round to be true tho wells will be closed
Mr. Worth Iluirisii wai placed in charge
ot tho distnet north of King street; R. II.
Atkinson and J .T. Hcisley, of the district
between King and Prince streets, and S. A.
Jl.inkiii, Patnck Dwyeraud L. Gcutzbcrger,
south ot Prince street.
Peter Ketts, colored, was yesterday sent
ot having burglariously cnttied the house
ot Ella smith, colored, on Prince street,
Cards nro out ,for the marriage of Miss
Charley It. King, daughter or Mr. Charles
King, a leading wholesale merchant, to
Mr .Charles W. Hulfish, a young business
nun ot Hainarket,-Prince William county.
The ceremony will take place at Grace
Church, by tho Kev. -Clarence Ernest Ball,
ou. October 2.
A big reunion of all the Confederate
soldier of Oils neighborhood will take place
at Fairfax Court House on Wed ncsdaj" next
Gen. Bradley Johnson, of Baltimore, has
promised to be present and deliver an
allures', and Hon. Holmes Conrad, Gen.
Wade Hampton, Gen. Eppa Huntonand Mr.
Robert E. Lee, jr., are also expected to
The funeral of the late James B. Ogden
tookplacofromtherefcideiice f Mr. Jeremiah
Coot yesterday evening. The interment
was in tire Union cemetery.
Wood, of the CoVmibla fire company, areP
The cttytax collector Is now busy pre
paring the list of delinquent property which
Tho runeral of Mrs. Lucy A. Graves, the
young wife of Mr. John T. Graves, will
take plac from her late residence. No. G18
Soutli Patrick street, this evening at
To Enforce a Mechanics' Lien.
' Peter G. Saner yesterday filed suit
against William Ii. Arnold and two others
for the enforcement ot a mechanics' Hen
of $G5.71'on'Iot 14, square COS
BIT TUNG FOR THE GOOD
District W. C. T. U. in Conven
tion at Foundry Church.
EV. DK. BROWN'S WELCOME
Not Only Intemperance but Hygiene,
Dre,-. Iloform and Physical Culture
IVerc-ToucIied Upon In tho Iteports
Submitted Gratifying Exhibit of
Inert-line in Membership.
The seventy-first annual convention of
the Woman's Christian Temperance Union
of the District convened at Foundry M. E.
Church at 10 o'clock yesterday.
The church was pleasingly embellished
with palms nud bunting and rare roses
bloomed on the president's desk. The con
spicuous feature of the decorations was
the monster petition In behalf of prohibi
tion In the District, which Is to be pre
sented to Congress at the coming session.
It bears the signatures of the pastors and
orricera or all Methodist, Baptist, Congre
gational, United Brethren and Friends
churches in Washington, wltn a high per
centage ot the pastors nnd officers of the
Lutheran nnd Presbterlaa churches. It
was festooned gracefully around the pul
pit and pillars of the church.
A flag-draped portrait of Miss Trances E.
Wlllard occupied Uie post or honor at the
pulpit. The banners of the eighteen uu
ions or the District fluttered nnd twinkled
above Uieheatls of therepresentaties.
Mrs. M. E. Griffith presided. The con
vention was preceded by devotional exer
ciees, conducted by Mrs. Jennie Bartlett,
ot the Capitol Hill Union. This service
opened with the rendition ot -Onward,
Christian Soldiers." The lesson was the
second chapter ot Coriuthians II. Mrs.
Bartlett pleaded for prayerful considera
tion of the momentous qcettions which
would come before Hum.
RESPONDED TO THE ROLL.
When the contention was called to order
by President M. E. Griffith, the following
responded to the roll-call: Cbapin Union,
Mrs. M. T.. Cohen; West End, Mrs. Alice
Baxter; Northwest, Mrs. T. A. Williams;
Capitol Hill, Mrs. Jennie S. Bartlett; Ana
costla. Mrs. E. L. Sherwood; North Capitol,
Mrs. M. B. Piatt; Southwest, Mrs. Anna
Gottwald; Frances E. Willard, Mrs. A. II
Faelitz; Southeast, Mrs. M. A. Alahouey;
Lincoln Memorial, Mrs. Sarah Johnson;
Brookland, Mrs. R. R. West; Le Droit Park,
Mrs. L. D. Merrick; Georgetown, Mrs.
Isaac Birch; Vermont Avenue. Miss Mary
E. Brown; Crusader, Miss Cora Thomas;
First Baptist, Miss K. Donovan; Rjland,
Miss Maggie Larcombe; West End, Miss
Carrie M. McGlue.
The superintendents of the twenty-five
departments were present in force. They
were; Mesdames Alfred Wood, Margaret
B. Piatt, Clinton Smith, J. D. Smith
Emma E. Falconer, S. D. La Fetra, F. O.
Jones, Hannah Crosby, Anna F. Beiler,
M. E. Catllu, M. E. Harttock, Margaret B.
Piatt, E. A. Charubere. Alice Chapman. J.
II. Robinson, Sophia Smith, C. E. Rlttcr,
Anna F. Beilcr.Nellie H.Bradley and Maria
Merrick, and Dr. Alice Burritt, Mr, J. II.
Mitchell, Mrs. T. A. Williams, Miss Lizzie
Kessler and Mrs. Clinton Smith.
The minutes of the previous meeting were
disposed or without incident. Following
came the appointment of the comlttees on
credentials, courtesies, finance and resolu
tions. The appointments were:
Comrsittce on credentials Mrs. T. A.
Williams, chairman; Mrs. S. M. Wescott.
Courtesies Mrs-. II. A.Gillenwatcr, Mrs.
Walter Brown, Mrs. Anna Bovee.
Finance Mrs. S. M. Wescott, chairman;
and Mrs. Emma F. Shelton, secretary.
Resolutions Mrs. Margaret B. Penth,
chairman;Mrs. M. E.Hartsock. Mrs. Clinton
Smith. Mrs. Anna C. McDowell, Miss L.
WELCOMED BY DR. BROWN.
Rev. Dr. Brown, pastor of Foundry, wel
comed the convention. He was introduced
by President Griffith as a sterling friend
of the union. He expressed pleasure In wel
coming this noble organization to time
honored Foundry. The portals of the Meth
odist church were always open to the union.
He complimented the ladies on their bright
faces, Uieejy voices and good looks. The
representatives blushed and applauded. He
congratulated them on the defeats which
they had borne without flinching as well
as on tho vi torics which they had achieved.
He also took occasion to deliver himself of
some pertinent utterances on the question
Temperance made homes out of hovels,
wealth outof poverty, health out of disease.
It made avenues out of alleys. He closed by
saying heartily, "Thrice welcome and god
speed." Mrs. R. R. West, of Brookland Union, de
livered the response. She is a graceful lady
and made the same kind of a speech. She
concluded by staUng that the battle In
which they were Involved was not theirs,
At this Juncture Mrs. La Fetra announced
the selection of MLss Mattie Brown and
Miss Josephine Glllc-nwater as pages to
the convention. Then came the reports of
Mrs.C. E. Rlttcr, on hygiene andhcredlty.
led off. She sketched tho labors which
she had performed. She touched lightly on
the matter of dress reform and emphasized
the necessity of physical culture. There
was a positive connection between pure
blood and pure thoughts.
Mrs. E. A. Chambers reported for tbe
department ot purity. The last year had
been one of comparative ease in their work.
Mrs. M. E. Harcsock reported for tbe
department of evangelistic work. Progress
along the whole line, was the substance of
her report. -
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.
Miss L. S. Welghtman presented her
report as corresponding secretary. One
hundred and seventy-one new members,
exclusive of tho increased membership of
the "Y.'s," were enrolled during the year.
The local unions had never labored so
earnestly or accomplished better results.
One union and four "Y.'s" had been
organized. After the reception of this
report, Mrs. D. 'Olln Leach favored the
convention by vaktng the echos of tbe
church with a creditably done song. "Good
Bye, Sweet Dear" was its tiUe.
The next thing in the order of events
was the reception to pastors. They were
introduced by the committee on courtesies.
Rev. D. Wilson, presiding elder of tbe
Washington conference, was the pastor
guest first Introduced. He made an ad
dress on the curso of strong drink and the
accomplishments ot the union.
Rev. Dr. Domer said that he Was pleased
to meet the members of tho convention.
He warmly sympathized with all they were
doing. They bad done well during the last
twenty-one years, and he bad no fear but
that they would do wellln thoyears to come.
Tie hoped that the saloon business In-4Iio
District would beicrushed out.
Rev. Dr. Brooks', of tbe.Nliieteenth Street
Colored Baptist Church, was introduced as
one ot the strongest champions of the
tempo ranco cause. Ho made a good speech.
He wanted streets free from the tempta
Uons ot drink.
Rev. Dr. Park, of Hamllne Church, was
tho next speaker. In some respects, he said,
tho workers in tho W. C.T.U. were crusaders,
excepting that they were engaged in res
cuing more than an empty sepulchre.
Rcr. Dr. Powers also spoke enthusi
astically. After noontime prayer the convention
took a recess. The afternoon session was
called to order at 1:30, and opened with
devotional exercises by Mrs. 11. II. Hen
drickson. The president delivered her
annual address, ,Which was given close
The programme" for the afternoon was:
Treasurer's report, Mrs.' '8. M. Weroatt;
auditor's rcporti liiss Lizzie Kessler;
question box, conducted by Mrs. M. E.
Cohen. Reports 'of suiierlntendents: Mes
senger boys, MrS. Nellie II. Bradley; press
and literature, Mrs. Margaret B. Piatt;
unfermented wine, Mrs. Emma E. Fal
coner; mothers' mpctlngs, Mrs. Boplile
Bmlth; Sabbath observance, Mrs. M. E.
Catlin; firemen, Mrs. Maria Merrick;
mercy, Dr. Alice Burritt; railroad, Mrs.
J. II. Mitchell; adjournment.
Three sessions will be hell tolay.
OPPOSED TO VIVISECTION.
American Ilumano Association In
Finur of lU-Htrlctliuz It.
Minneapolis, Minn, Sept. 2G. At to
day's meeting of the American Humane
Association Dr. Albert Lc-rfingwell, of
Cambridge, Mass., presented the report of n
med leal committee which forsereralmonths
has been engaged in sounding public senti
ment regarding vivisection.
Over two thousand expressions of opinion
were obtained from leading physicians,
teacliers In medical colleges, authors, cler
gymen, college presidents, nnd professors.
Of these only about one-eighth were In
favor of unrestricted experimentation upon
living animals, the large majority being
either for atroIutc prohibition, or for such
restriction by law as should limit vivi
section to painless operations, or to those
having a definite relation to the treat
ment of human ailments.
A preponderance of sentiment appeared
to a statement or opinion which declared
"th-it only a great and definite advantage
to the Interests of humanity can Justiry
vivisection atoll," and which condemned
as cruel and wrong the Infliction of tor
ment upon living animals, simply to Illus
trate well known physiological facts, or
as n method of research Into curious
ph)slologicul phenomena, which have no
conceivable relation to the cure or treat
ment of disease.
COLOHED BAPTISTS TO UNITE.
Notable Iti'llclons Catherine; for Tliat
Purpose In Atlanta.
AUanta, Ga., Sept. 20. What is perhaps
one ot Uie most, if not the most,notablo
gathering of negroes cverheldln America
Is that in progress In the Friendship Baptist
Church ol Atlanta. The entire negro
populaUon of the United States Is repre
sented. Tho occasion ot the gathering Is the
Colored Baptists Foreign Convention. There
nre already over twelve hundred delegates.
Three large associations nre represented,
the National Baptists, the Baptists' Foreign
Missions and Uie Baptists , Educational
Association, and It was this that was tho
icaturc of to-day's session.
A resoluUon was adopted to consolidate
the three and elect a chairman and a com
mittee to draft plans for the future oper
ation of the body. This will be dono to
morrow. The reports of the' progress of education
and missions wcVe read and proved very
gratifying. So successful has been the
workofthemenapel women whoa reengaged
In the work that many more will go on the
CIirKLTY IS IIEH PLEA.
Mr. Jennno 1L Klrkinitrlck Finds
Matrimony n Gnlllnc; Yiike.
Jeanne II. Klrkpatrick jesterday after
noon filed suit for divorce from Robert J.
Klrkpatrick, tbe F street real estate dealer.
The papers In the rac were withheld from
publication, but it Is uxderstood that cruelty
is the ground upon u liich the suit Is brought.
Mr. Henry Wise Garnett, attorney for the
wife, broughtthe matter totheattcntion of
Judge Bradley andiatkcd for an injunction
against Mr. Klrkpatrick to prevent him
from visiting the wife at her home. No.
2015 G street, or Inanyway molesting her.
The Judge granted a teniorary order re
turnable October 3.
Mr. A. A.LIpscombe is thehusbnnd's law
yer. Tbe attorneys on neither side would
eliscur the case.
IVY CITY ITEMS.
This usually healthy locality has not
csciimmI the ravages of typhoid, now so
prevalent. Miss. Louie Tancil. -Mrs. Cook
and Mrs. Paul Lee are dangcronslv ill
with the fever, while death has claimed
two victims. Mr. a. A. r.npimn.l l siir.
ferine a relapse of recent lllni-ss, and his
daughter, Susie, Is also on the sick list.
Mr. John Clement? Is still confined to his
home by sickness.
Tbe Citizens' Association will meet
next Monday evening, when a large at
tendance is expected.
Pcerrtnrv Uateliff is in correspondence
with the District Commissioners in regard
to a light at thell. and O. station, whichls
a dangerous spotafter nightfall.
TAK0MA PARK NOTE'S.
Mr. Will Campell left Tuesday to enter
on a courseorsludy ntPrinccton College.
Mrs. Carroll Downs is again at Prof.
Cloward's after an absence of two months
spent at Asbury Park.
Miss Ballocn and Miss Corse, of Maple
avenue, have returned from a trip to
Niaga ra and points of interest in Canada.
Miss Susie Davis, of Rockville. who has
lieen spending a row weeks with relatives
In Washington, is Uie guest of Miss Irene
Mr. and Mrs. E. Blodgett entertained a
few of their friends on Tuesday evening
at their pleasant home on Poplar avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. R.Percy Brown entertained
a number of friends nt a music-ale Saturday
evening. Refreshments were served on the
lawn and porches, which were Illuminated
by Chinese lanterns.
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Licenses to marry have been Issued as fol
Joseph 8. Felix and Mamie Fellers, both
of Clifton Forge, Ta.
Leroy Croswell and Mary A. Hurst, both
of Acamac county, Va.
WallcrStcwart and Daisy Brooks.
Marshall Dean and Florence, both of
Charles II. Turner ar.d Prescilla Jones.
William Brent and Mary E. Brow n.
James E. Campbell and Mrs. Mary A.
Edward C. Grumlcy ard Hattie A. Wil
liams. Samuel Thomas and Emma Laws.
Samuel Blackwcll and Henrietta Sell
man. George W. McGraw and Susie Dickson.
Frank Coleman and Rebecca J. Wash
ington. Elbert C. Washington and Rosa Allen.
James Hill and Ella Lewis,
jaiues Dobbino ai.d Georgia Moore.
Women's Foreign Missions.
Cincinnati, O., Sept. 20. The executive
board ot the Woman's Foreign Missionary
Society met in annual session at Wiley
Hall this morning 'and .will continue until
Saturday. Mrs. Clinton B. Fiske, of New
York, was in the chair, and the greater part
of Uie morning session was occupied In
hearing reports of committees.
Never miss tbe .Evening Times if
you would have ALL the Kovnl
Ti JOlH'S TROUBLES
Contesting for the Possession
of a Boarding House.
ONE IS AN INTEfiLOPES
MIks Fnnnlo L. Gait Clnlnm That nor
Money Was Used by MImh Cath
erine FUUburii Tliey Are Camped
Out In Scpuruto Itoomn Awaiting
tile Un'ii Decision.
Two women at the head of hostile camps
in Uie same house, one keeping guard by
candle light, tl.".- other and more aggressive,
silting In tho dark alone in a parlor
almost unfurnished and waiting for the law
to act, mado up a sensation last night that
strongly suggests the creations of Dickens'
Imagination. Thehouselsa lliictliree-story
brick residence, No. 012 Islreet northwest.
Miss Fannie L .Gait sat with two or three
friends in her room on the second Door and
took counsel how she might get possession
of what she claims to have paid for.
Miss, Catherine Flshburn, who claims Gen.
Wade Hampton as her patron, sat In the
spacious and handsome double parlor and
defied Uie world to preventherfrom making
any agreement she chose and asking the
other party to live up to It. Bhc had no
light but that did not disconcert her.
Simply tho gas had not been turned on.
Sheis engaged tobc ma rrledand she wasable
to take care of herself. If not her fiancee
who was a lawyer, she said, would be able
to care for her interest. Meantime Mr.
James Lowndes was her attorney.
LOOKING FOR A WAY.
Miss Gait, on.the other hand, was hopeful
thelnw wound find a way to give her what
she claims to be her rights. She says that
about September 8 bhc answered an adver
tisement by Miss Flshburn for n partner
in a boarding house. MK Flshbjrn, who
is tall and ot fire figure, while Mies Gait
is of medium stature and slcidcr, called
at ber home. Miss Fishburn had letters
of recommendation from Gen. Wade Hamp
ton ami Rev. Dr. Elliott. They soon made
an agreement, under which they were to
lease the I street-honse together.
Miss Gait was to have charge of therooms
and Miss Flshburn to look after the dining
room and kitihen. Miss Fishburn appeared
to lie a person of unusual physical strength
and good executive ability. She had been
an artist, but now was disposed to turn ber
hand to something more profitable.
On September 15, they moved in. Miss
Gait brought with her furniture from
Jhe N street place and four roomers. Miss
Flshburn, so far as Miss Gait has been able
to learn, brought nothing but herself and
her trunk. Mils Gait said last night Miss
PiEhburn bad not paid the thirty cents to
pay the man who moed the trunk and she
believed had not the money to buy a pottage
When the lease for the houBe was made
out the two ladies went to tLc real estate
office together. Miss Fishburn directed the
drawing of the paper, Although she was
asked to have lxuh names iit In as lessees
she used only her own.
When the money was to lie paid. Miss Gait
cays, she drew out a roll of tiills and Miss
Fishburn took them, saying she had been a
clerk at the Treasury and could count them
beat. So she crossed them this way and
that, counted out the amount and paid it
to the clerk.
MISS GALT PAID.
When the time came for meals Miss Flsh
burn was not cxacUy ready for lack of
china, provisions, etc. Finally Miss Gait
went to Unsburgh's with her and they
bought a full outfit. Miss Gait paid dovn
S50, for which she toot a receipt, and they
signed Joint notes at $20 a month to pay
the remainder ot tbe bill.
Then housekeeping began, but Miss Flsh
burn wa not able to satisfy Miss Gult la
keeping np her share of the business and
Miss Gait says did not seem to care to do
her part. They disagreed completely. Then
Miss Gait says her late partner took the
locks orttbehouso soshe could not belocked
out, broke open satchels, went Into trunks,
and so annoyed the roomers that two lett,
took possession ot tho parlor kcjy and would
not allow her a moment's peace.
She was afraid to leave tbe house for fear
Miss Flshburn might further exhibit her
executive ability Jiy getting legal posses
sion of ber goods. She had already got all
her money at command and Iiisucii a way
as to leave almost no redress.
Miss Gait has a faithful colored boy cm
ployed, and declares she does not dare to
leave the house unguarded In her absence,
and does not like to remain there alone
Willi Miss Flshburn on guard In the parlor.
She found her trunks broken open, and
applied for a warrant on Uie ground that
lli.-s Flshburn broke them, but she could
not say she saw the mischief done.
MISS FISHBURN'S COMMAND.
On the other hand. Miss Flshburn had
commanded her to vacate the house, and
had torn up her stair carpet and thrown it
into the yard. She only desisted when
"Jie colored boy threatened to knock her
down If she touched anything more. She
had employed several men to do work
about the place and failed to pay
them. One of them threatened to have her
Miss Flshburn said her protector. Gen.
Hampton, Is out or the city, and Miss
Gait and her friends were trying to take
advantage of her. She had promises of
help from her sfstcEjn, Virginia, wbo tuul
told her to go on making arrangements
for keeping a boarding house and the
sister would give her the necessary backing.
She had employed a man to do some
work, but trad not agreed to pay him till
Saturday. He came back demanding his
money yesterday and was very trouble
some. She could not seewhypersonsshould
not live-up to their contracts.
She said she was from Charleston and
had lived here seventeen years. For a
time she was a clerk In tho Treasury.
She had friends and her word would
stand against that of Miss Gait and her
Miss Fishburn has brought suit before
Magistrate Mills to eject Miss Gait from
the premises and the case is set for Monday.
Liberty Loelge No.- 8, I. O. Q. T., held
Its regular meeting at Weller's Hall, cor
ner Eighth and' I streets southeast, on
Tuesday evening. There were visitors
present from Perseverance, Friendship,
Star of Hope, Rescue, Minnehaha and
Morning Star Lodges. The following per
sons took part- in the exercises: Brother
John J. Weed, of Rescue; Misses Bertha
and Alice Kennedy, Brother DInsaiore, of
Minnehaha Lodge ot Good Templars met
In weekly session Thursday evening. Af
ter the business was concluded an enter
tainment was given, in which Mr. John
Shepherd, Miss Nellie Smith, Messrs. C. B.
Tudor, Rudenhi, Vowles, Miss Lolo El
wood and Mr. E. C. Palmer took part.
II In Hands Are 1'olsoned.
J. D. Douglas was sent To Garfield Hos
pital from police headquarters last night
by Sergt. Kaucber to Le treated for poison
Ins of the hands.
AT THE BOX M1BCHI
25c to 75c
1 1 11'
Caps at .
Think of four tables
crowded with Caps,
none of them worth
less than 25c and
some regular 7 5c
values and w e are
giving youyour choice
There is almost every
kind of Cap amony them.
Thero nre Tarn o' Shantors In every
style nnd cloth, somo Willi quills
soma with pouts. There are Yachting
Caps, Sailor Caps Dutch Caps trimmed
with braid or cord (Quaker Caps vrllh
cord and tasseL
don't Jet an hour go
by, if you want one such
bargains don't last longl
314 and 316 7th St
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A Brand New Idea I
In the Musical Line, I
Tbat of cutting prices oa pianos X
-mating Durum as ox certain in- w
Brumeuts. S c'ro doing it Of
A KD L TKIOHT 1'IANOS at rrices
really earcrislnclr low for In-
Btrurrents ot tlielr merit. Choice
of mahoganr, roecvood, oak and 8
All tho Latest Sheet .Music. V
II lO F St. N. W. A
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UNCLK SAM'S IllG. DEFICIT.
During TtvvltcMcirittir Kndrd.Anraiv
ai.lt Itcnched Nearly SUl.OOO.OUt).
For the second time In the last twelve
months the forthcoming moqthly statement
ot the receipts and expenditures cf the
government for September will show an
excess of receipts over expenditures.
This surplus, which has now reached
$112,744, will probably be increased to
about $2,000,000 by the end of the month,
by which time the receipts are expected to
reach $2,230,000 and tho disbnrseraents
$24,250,000. The only other exception
to the deficit rule during the year was In
June last, when the receipts exceeded the
expenditures by nearly $4,000,000.
The October figures, however, are ex
pected to show a deficit of abou
$3,000,000, as during that month the
pension and Interest-payments alone will
approximate $17,000,000. The receipts
on account f customs have shown a grati
fying Increaso of late, as have those from
Internal revenue sources, although In a less
During the twelve months ending August
31, 1895, or during the time the new tariff
bill has been In operation, the receipts of
the government amounted to $295,0G1,022.
as follows: Customs, $161,201,100; in
ternal revenue, $11(5,173,101; miscella
neous, $17,684,731. The expenditures dur.
in the same period aggregated $359,026,
332, leaving a deficit for the twelve months
EW JERSEY'S -AVAL MILITIA.
Monitor AJnx Turned Oier to It for
Secretary Herbert yestenlay afternoon
signed the order transferring the monitor
AJax to the State of New Jersey for the
use of the naval militia. The vessel Is
now at League Island navy yard, and she
will be stationed at Camden for the
use of the western division of the militia.
The AJax is in better condition than any
of the other single-tnrrctcd monitors, and
will make an excellent drill ship. Her
engines are In order, and she came from
the James River to Norfolk recently under
her own steam- The turret mechanism is
also in working order, nnd the AJax will
be turned over with a good battery
adapted to target practice.
The New Jersey militiamen have mapped
out an ambitious programme for their
ncxt drills, and will take the AJax on a
practical cruise down "the Delaware and
Into the bay. Boats also will be supplied
by the Navy Department.
Reunion of Confederate Veterans.
Cape Charles, Va., Sept. 26. Three
thousand Confederate veterans of tbe east
ern shore ot Virginia attended a re-unlon
hero to day for the purpose of raising funds
toward erecting a monument to the Con
fedcratedead. Speeches were made by Sen
ator John W. Daniel, cx-Gor.Fltziiugh Lee,
and Thomas Scott. Tbe contributions were
She AVns Horn In 1704.,
Lynn, Mass., Sept. 26. Mrs. Mary Gor
Sam, believed to-be the oldest Irish woman
in this country, died at the home of her
son, Patrick Gorham, Alley street, last
night. In her one hundred and second year.
She was born In the county of Galway,
Ireland, on Easter Sunday, 1794.
$1.25 To Bnltlmorennd Hctnrn. $1.25
Tho Pennsylvania Railroad will sell
Saturday, September 28, and Sunday,
September 29, good returning until Mon
day, September 30, excursion tickets to
Baltimore, at rate of $1.23.
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We asfc this repeatedly, becsu scrioos-
onen toiiow trmmj
If you aicw cafe aii 5
generally exrttasted, Z
nenoos, have no 5
appetrte and can't S
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takiog tie most re- Z
liable strengthening S
medicine, which is Z
Brown a Iron Enters.
Benefit comes from Z
the very Erst dose. S
Dyspepsia, kionct no Liven
R Constipation, iupurc Blood.
Malaria. Nervous Ailmi nts,
B Woueh's Complaints.
S Get only the jrcnuine ifTi'iSlroistd-rctl
5 ImJ pn the wrapper. 1
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EMRICH BEEF CO.
Main Market 130C131S 35d Strsot N. W.
Telephone Sir. Branch Markets 171 J
HlhgLnw: aJvSlllhsL n; Stb and if
cts nw; 3057 31 St. nw; 51st and 1C sta. nw.
SI5 Ind. Ave. nw; 5th and I su. nw; 4ih
audi sta. nw; Juth sL an J l'a. ore a-r.
13U.SL and N. Y. Me. nw.
which ws have been using
lately for our window dis
play hac become slightly
disfigured from the effects
of the sun shining on tho
varnish. They are perfect
on the interior and havoa
magnificent tone. The reg
ularpricc of the Instrument
is 5350, but Me will make a
special "drive" with them
each. Remember, they are
fully warranted for six
years. Both have the third
or lock pedal
Terms The easiest.
925 Pa, Ave. 925 Pa. Ave.
Where vou can net the
greatest bargains In
In this city.
We mean Just what wo say.
Come and be convinced.
HOUSE FURNISHING STORE,
512 9th St, N. W.
S. KAHH, SONS & CO J
8iliaiiu Market Space.
lie a Yard.
19c a Yard.
29c a Yard.
39c a Yard.
S. KAKN, SONS & CO.,
' uliianu Market Space.
Although we are do
inrj such an enormous
business in our
we are by no means neg
lecting1 our other lines.
We are selling just as
as ever. We attribute
the reason mainly to our
low prices and
Credit System 3
Are 3'ou thoroughly
acquainted with it ?
there is no better or
easier one in csistence.
Mayer & Pettit
415 Seventh St N. W.
WILKINS a COMPANY,
Square ilarble and Glass Stanis.Conttr Market
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