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THE MOKNTNGr TIMES, TUESDAY, NOTEIBEB 19, 1895.
well constructed,, well finish
ed frame, spring seats, prop--erly
upholstered, covered in
silk tapestry. The price
A big value itself and
only one selected from hun
dreds votfll find' here.
vant to he the Jetreler
tmha cmc into your
Are iiKist siuLiblc cnvl appropriate it
tlirfona o.7iicrfry. f.adies are al
vris pleavdmUi rnntOun for their
personal adomintnl, and as articles
of apparel are out of the question,
nothing can talethe place ofJeirtlry.
llfn't hesitate to examine my slock,
tUangh you do not leant to purchase
anyffiing now yon wilt at some future
It wight b icnrth your trhl'e ta
know Uuit a xmail payment mo
will rerrre nty ttrtn-U for yon.
L ). Davison,
1105 F Street.
i.nFBsaaT"rT'iLf -"- ictwTi
5 Km, iafter cleaning lace
. cuitaios wocirefullyiroa
1 tho o-isoi, . that they
look, jusst lik? nsw? It
8 irni't usual, and It coats
Bus money to do it, but It
Sioaftt utrtLof f deads.
J Ercrytliiug. -we launder
I we do In tto eameeare
ful wot: We p7-atten-
Uon to the little do tails.
512 S:h St. N.W.
1 Tolsphono itHA
Lstiblihed July, 13T9
111 WE WASH
It's our business to
wash wo ar- tnoroachly
up m our business, loo
o have had lots yea-s
of cxperioucn We clean
Lace Certains to perfection-
TQLMAH STEAM LAUNDRY,
Sixlivand. C Sts- N.W.
TIII.VK THEY HAVE A CLUE.
Polio- On the Trull ot tlio Slabber of
The mysicry surrounding the stabbing:
of Wil.lams. the man who entered the
Emergency Hospital Saturday night with
a knife -wound In Ills abdomen, deepens,
and tlie police or the First precinct thlnlr
that the man is rornancuijr when he says
thut he to stabbed bya white nun at the
corner of Pennsylvania avenue and Tenth
street early Saturday evening.
The police think, th.it Williams received
the wound 111 some difficulty about which
be Is loath to tell- They have interviewed
scores of people who were around the
corner where the cutting Is said by Will
iams lo hae occurred, but not one of them
had seen the slightest, trouble.
Last iils;ht Sergt. iloore received what
looked like a tip. It was that a man
named Houston, who has for a long
time sold falue mustaches around Ker
nan's Theater, had had a difficulty with
another nun. Scrgti Moore started out
and learned Uiat he stopped last "at Van
Ryslck's, at the corner oTPurdy's Court
and First street northwest.
There it was learned that Ilouston had
cone to IViltimoro on last Wednesday.
Yesterday a number of men were ar
rested by Precinct Detective nelan on
suspicion and were taken to the hospital
where Williams lies, but the wounded
man failed to Identify any of them. The
names of three of the men taken in are:
William Lewis, Scott Monroe, and Charles
say that Williams, if he holds out for
twenty-four hours, and the chances are
that he will, will recover.
NO JIEItCY TO llOOXSHlN'EItS.
Jtidse 1'aiil Sends Flc to tlio Peni
tentiary for a Yenr.
(Special to The Times.)
Richmond, Va., Nov. 18. Judge John
Paul, United States circuit Judge ot the
western district ot Virginia, announced
from the. bench at the beginning of tho
present session ot bi3 eoart lu Danville,
that thelculency and mercy heretofore
practiced by his court was not having the
good effect in decreasing illicit distilling
and general moonch in'ng l hat he had hoped,
aud that ho would no more permit com
promise or allow a plea ot gailty to heces
sarily mean light punishment
Today William Via, Charles Booth, J. 0.
Kelly aud Samuel Manning ot Franklin
were sentenced to tho penitentiary tor one
vear aud a day and fined S100 each for
deatit norx. sow eighteen.
Two More- Victims ot tlio Cleveland
Cleveland, O., Nov. 18. Two more-bodies
of the Tictlrcs of Snturday night bridge
horror ivcrs taken from the river this
afternoon- They were Martha Sauerhelmer
and Edward Callahan. This makes eighteen
bodies that bav been recovered.
It Is believed that tbt Ian or tht bodies
have been found, a I so more persons are
reported mlssliur. The bhunct for the acci
dent baa not yet been fixed. The coroner
JTlli btgla bU JartlfUaa tomorrow.
Feeling Runs High and the
Nation Is Prepared.
WAR SHEET IS EAMPAKT
Plucky Little Co u nt ryH'xSlentMiich
for Gun a i.d Fortlllcutloiw, and
Will Not Yield to I ho Iii-gUsh Ultl
iimtiim Le-tter- from a High Offi
cial Received Here.
The governor of one of the principal
states In the republic of Venezuela, writes
to a Irleml in this oily that the wliole
country Is in a blaze "I excitement grow
ing out of Iter rumored ultimatum which
Great Urltala ba3 sent to Gen.Crespo as a
result or the Eruan Incident.
lie writes that patriotic socfttles are
being lormed 111 all the leading-cities and
towns with a View to a&ut.Li, the &uveiu
ment In the event or Inutilities, to stimu
late tLe palrioticspirit 01 the people.acd
to assist in the raising of fowls with wb.ch.
to cairy on war. The most eloquent and
impassioned orators are chosen to ad
dress the meetings, which are nightly held
In scores or places.
prepared for war.
The fact- is elso ceveloped through un
official letters from Caracas, reciived last
night, that Veneaelt Is not so unprotected
as has licen believed. It. U now learne-d
that two years ago Gen Crespo purchased
lu Germany forty pieces of Sigh power
artillery, which have been principally ued
to fortify the t wo seaports of Li Guayara
and Toto Cabello.
From the. utterances of the Caracas
press. It Is evlceul tint the Venezuelan
authorities believe that with their present
system of fortifications they would be
able to hold of Cany considerable fleet which
might atfick either of the fore-going places.
HUSBANDING TIIU REVENUES.
The revenues of the republic are repre
sented as neaiT In a most healthfnl con-
Ldillnn. The rmenues are raised from a
tariff on Imports and they aggregate an
nually 10,000,000. The domestic and
foreign debt of the republic Is only $13,
000,000, and so economically are the
afrnira tit tfci. imvernment administered
'that, it Is found possible to set aside $1.-
000.000 out of the annual Income to liqui
date the bonded indebtedness.
The country Is represented therefore as
bein-r In a fine condition for war, and so
far as Hie utterances ofsome of the more
Nausrnne of the public speaben go. little
doubt is entertained of their ability to hold
Great Ilrltaln In check, whether she assaults-them
by land or. sea.
1VOUK OK VIRGINIA METHODISTS.
Itoiitliif HiishiPMM Transacted nnil Di
rect ors of Ilellef Society Appointed.
Richmond, Va., Nov. 18. This morn
ing's session of the Virginia annual con
ference of the MelhodUt Episcopal Church
South began at :30 punctually, with
bishop Galloway in Ihe chair. The society
for the relief of indigent preachers, their
widows aud orphans, made its report
through W V. V.car, tecretary.
Rev F. M. Edwards read the report of
tlie conimiltee on temperance and Sab
A meisage of fraternal erecting, from
the Enptlst Gereral Association at Peters
bars was- read by Ule secretary. A report
from the pulilisliinjr interests committee
was, read by the Rev. GeorKe II. Ray. An
lnteresUn-4- report by Rev. T. U. Campbell
was IhatoC the RooebudMlslonary Society.
The Eev. Dr. Paul Wldtehead offered a
resolution retnrninc. the thanks of the
l conference to the Rev. F. L. Kerns for
the good aud great work, ue has none as
succesaor ta the.IaleRi.-c. Mr.Laurens-
The Rev. F. 1L Edwards offeretl a reso
lution proidliur for two delepatrs to the
AntT Saloon Society convention sooa to as
tanthl.. in Waahinrto-i. Tin- blihoii ap-
I- pointed Revs. F". il. Edwanls and J. U-
sspencec a wieaica. ww- i- . ...
presented Uie report of the Joint board ot
rinance givuiR the diiborsemeaW of. the
board of widows, and orphans of deceased
ministers for the last year la detail.
These were elected- director of the.
Preachers' Relict Society: Rev. J. Car-
rlngton, Watson. Rev. 1 Ji.LawaDi&.ia-v.
James C. Risl, Messrs- C. V. Wlnfree. E.
V- White. W- J- KUby. S.Q.CoIUns, E.G.
Mosely and W. W. Vicar.
SUPPORT NOT 31ANDA.TOKY.
Serlons lllotv nt South Carolina's
UlClier nduciitloiwl Institution."!.
Columbia. S. C. Nov. 1 8. The constitu
tional convention after a debate con
tinuing Satnrday. all this mormug, and all
of tonight's session,, until after 11 o'clock
reached a vote on State Senator R. E
Watson's amendment" to the article on
education to strike out the provision maki us.
the support ot the higher educational in
stitutions mandatory upon the legislature.
The amendment was.adopte dby a-vote of
R.I In 4!).
This was donedeoite powerful speeches
by Scnator-THlman. Messrs. Julian Mitch-
ell. and J- P-K. Bryan ot Charleston,and
other strong, men in the- convention. The I
section as amended says lite legislatures
"may" makcnpproprlntionstosupport these
Tonight, the convention received, i ta
report from the committee, on style and
revision, aud two minor ordinances wexo
DEIXA DDNS'S DEAD.
Inmate of mi Insane Asylum Commltn
Suicide; by Iluntfinir-
Warren, Pa., Nov. 18. Miss Delia Dunn,
an Inrane patient at the North Warren
Asylum, committed suicide during-the tem
porary absence ot the attendant Sunday
She- tipped her bed np Jigalnst the eloor
and stood on it; fastened a piece of torn
sheet to the top ot the bedstead and the
other end atoundherneck.and accomplished
her death by swinging oft and holding her
feet from the floor until strangulation en-Bced-
Ehrhteen yeai-3 ago she was a society
belle in Warren and was married to George
Cunningham, no wot PIttaburg, but for some
reason procared a divorce. Her mania
since she was pronounced lnane has al
ways been self-destruction.
Conrrev ot Colored Doctors.
Atlanta. Ga., Nov. 18. The Congress or
Colore el Doctors or tie United States, met
In the First Congregational Church of At
lanta, and was welcon"cd to Ihe city and
Exposition by C mmissloner I. Garland
Penn. Seven Slates were represented
and a l-ai.ora! '"-ganhtathm of colored ph
slclans was effected with the following
officers: Dr. R. F. Boyd, of Nashville,
Tenn., president;, vice president at large.
Dr. D. II. Williams of Washington, D. C,
and vice presidents rrcm oil the States.
Fled from Crime to Death.
St. Louis, Nov. 18. A fpclal from Fort
Scott, Knns., says that Dr. A. 0. Corey, a
dentist, attempted to assault his seventeen-year-old
daughtci in his office, nt
1 o'clock this afternoon, and in fleeing
from the officers jumped from a iccond.
etory window and was instantly killed.
Mormon Murdered by Mexicntiu.
El Paso, Tex.,. Nov. 18. C. B. Eaton,
aged forty-two, a prominent Mormon church
dignitary, was murdered by Mexicans at
the-Mormoti settlements near Chihuahua, as
hewnt rescuing property they were stealing.
The murtleren were e-nptured and will be
Fltz to Flslit Corbett or Mabcr.
El Paso, Tex., Nov. 18. Dan Stuart left
tonight for Dallas, where he will sign Fitz
slmmous for a right In Juare with cither
Corbett or Maher. Everythluj- has been
arranged with the Chihaahna authorities.
Publishing House Amdijos.
Chicago, Nor. IS. The II. 0. Sbeppord
Printing ind Pcbllihlnt Company as-
seen it says
oura is the grandest
overcoat stock they
We honestly believe
that the cheapest gar
ment among them all
$9 can't be dupli
cated elsewhere for
less than a couple of
d-o liars more and
when it comes to the
fine grades $25 S30
and $35 you'll find
the same kinds else
where close on to $40.
We're not exagger
ating one bit and it's
all because we're man
ufacturers. We've opnd a nw rnt !
partmenL We're selllug 13 hats for J to
advertise It and we Lelloio it's
the nest ad we ever tried Valine
every man that gels one emits la
two or three friends.
Cor. 7th and E Sts. N. W.
No Branca Store in Washintoo.
IV 11,1, NOT CONSOLIDATE-.
lluptKt AMMichitlon DlMipprovHH- tlm
Combination ot Cliurou Hoard.
Tetcrsbarg, Va.. Now. 18. The- Ilaptlst
Ceneral Association, of Virginia met In
Its fourth days' fission this inonilrg In
the Fifth ItaptUt Church, President T. S.
Dunaway in the chair. Mr. William Elli
son, or Richmond, submitted the ri-jmrt of
the State Mission Hoard.
Rev. J. M. Pilcher, .!!., general super
intendent or the llaptlBt Hunday-school
and llible Hoard, presented Hie reportof the
f board for the J ear (iidi'ig October 31. lfcho.
The association next root up thequestloa
In reference to the consolidation ot the
Sunday-school and Bible Hoard with the
! Stare Mission Hoard. A majority and
a minority report wax. submitted, the for
mer recommending the consolidation or the
two boards and the latter fairing the
continuance of the present plan, with
some slight changes. A very lively inter
est has been felt by the Baptists of the
.Slate In this question of consolidation.
i and nhent the reports- were submitted an
.lull-resting detmto followed, in which
! ijuile a large number of the most prcml-
miit members or the association partici
pated. The iletate wa begun early in-
the forenoon and was not concluded until
late this afrcrnooir. The vote was 51
for consolidation and 183 against it.
AiiATELMt ATiitirrr. MKirr.
W. O. UlUok. mid C. W. Matff Dis
ciplined and Ilecliired lni'lltilblii.
New York .Nov. IS. The annual incct-
f lng of Ihe Amateur Athletic Union of the
United Slates was held tonight.
The League ot American Wheelmen was
cot represented The- Central, Pacific and
Southern Associations did not quality by
paying their dues aud are not entitled to
In tho matter of the championship boxing
and wrrstlln? toum-amenr at Allegheny.
Pa., on March I last, under thr auspices
of the North Side- Athletic Club, or Al
legheny, a resolution was ii.iss.ed so&pend-
fing"all Hie officials and crmpellton. who
The question of blending professlonalsand
amateurs in baseball and football games
was vigorously discussed. The result was
the dropping- of article Iff. section C. ot
the A. A. u. constitution, wnicir per
mitted the employment or professionals
on amateur teams. W. O. Hickot was
disciplined and declared Ineligible. It
U - jg claimed th.it. he should not have been
reinstated and he must return all medals
woll since mo former date- The same
j; ruling applies to C. W. Stage, who umpired
a pruressianai uaseuan liaiur.
Arter some rurthcr roomie work the
following officers were elected: H. Mc
Millan, president; Julias narteu. and E.
Stlnipson, vice presidents: J. W. Kelly,
treasurer, and James E. Sullivan, secre
tary. six sir.v nuxNGO'rs gnea iitued.
Found nurled In a Garden in n.T.oiidou
Loudon. Nov. 18. The police today un
cnrlhcd six silver ingots in the garden of
a prosperous resident ot Dnlston, .l northern
The silver Is part of the thirty-one
ingots valued ati-l.OOO. that were stolen
from the van uCthe Midland Rjllway Coni
pauy on September 23 last
Four men Alexander Sartf.Henry Bailey
George Barrett aud Edward Gray, are In
custody on. tho charge ot having stolen tha
bullion, must all of. which lias now been
Rn-stein Vns'in Serlouuly IU.
London, Nov. IS. Hustcm Pasha, the
Turkish ambassador to Great Britain, is
ill with congestion of the lungs, and owing
to his advanced age he Is eighty five
his recovery is regarded as improbable
DEATHS OF A. DAY.
Bellefonte, Ta., Nov. 1ST. Associate Judge
Benjamin Rich, died at Ms heme in Cnlon
vllle, this county, Inst night; after a two
months' Illness, aged sixty-sis. years.
Elizabeth, N. J., Nov. IS. George N.
Hotchkln, died yesterday aged seventy
years. He was the survivor of the four
brothers, who many years ago originated
the combination of bell ringers and siegers
that traveled extensively throughout the,
country giving musical exhibitions under
the name of the'llotchkin Family."
Baltimore, Nov. 18. Osmund Tiffany,
a well-known citizen of Baltimore died to
day aged seventy-two years. He possessed,
marked literary ability. "Recollectlona
or Old Newport." which recently appeared
In the Cosmopolitan was one of his Inter
contributions. For twenty years Mr. Tif
fany was connected ivhli the Baltimore cur
torn house tinder b-.lh Democratic and Re
Gainesville, Tin., Nov. 18. Mr. A. J.
Tlns'ey. manager ot the Western Unlun
Telegraph office In this city, and une of
tlio oldest citizens of Gainesville, died
today ot paralysis. Ho was second chief
engineer ot the Confederate warship Merrl
tuac, and was one of the few survivors of
that vessel's memorable battle with the
Monitor. He will be burled tomorrow -tvlta
Elizabeth, N. J., Not. 18. IUv. Dr. P.
Manon McAUUter, rector ot Trinity Epis
copal Church, died today suddenly ot heart
disease. He- was a brother ot the lata
Ward McAllister. He woe reotor here tor
about twenty yean.
FRIGID FOR SOUTHERNERS
Eepublicana from Dixie Not Sara
Kentucky, TomiqsHfie find North Caro-
Hiih Wait Place On the-
The Republicans from the old line South
ern States who hare arrived In Washing
ton during the recent spell of warm weatlier.
Ifind It about as cold In the ci.mfortable
Republican headquarters scattered about
the cit as If their old enemies tho Demo
crats still had a comer on coal.
Kemuck), Tennessee and North Carolina
hneeah taken a "fall" so topiak,oulof
the solid Smith, jet mi far have failed to
find reward. Republicans from those an
cient and respected States are already ar
riving, not tuii.ni.uiLgho miidi as iLey are
prajlng for recognition.
Tom nellle, llic iii.antlle prodigy, v.hiac
personality blended the warring factions
of the Republicans and Ihe Populists Into
one harmonious whole, visited all tho
headquarters where there wni a elate- be
fore the door. Ei-ry name he htir written
or sugi'Mcd hns been promptly ratched.
Coming out of McDowell's licailaunrterr
ji-sicrilay looking as solemn as a blueherou
In a- leg, he broke forth Into lamculntious.
"I have I'O.OUO constituents win, want
orfice under the organization, ot tho
next House and iach will hold me i-esiou-
silile lor thc-rallunr ur-tbe- Republicans to
recognize the Snuth." His countenance
was- more In Hirroiv than in angt-r.
He refused to listen to the arguments
which proclaim lieu Russell- i Miixouri
as a .Southern man. The Southeast repu
diates theold buriltrHuti's.aml moreover,
as Tom Settle says, "Russell may get-an
orfice if his tlute goes through, but then
there may be a new shuffle and a new
slate- formed without any Southern man
upon II. Kentucky, Tennessee and orth
Carolina deserve recognition but they will
get nothing. How can we hoptt to get
Georgia nod Mississippi for the grand old
party when their. Confederate allies get
And this Is the way thlngsare shaping up.
Ilendenon'H friends will nut ucknuivledite
such a possibility, imr will McDoivell give
II much coloring, but the fact of tin-matter
Is that there is a phm on foot for this very
tiling ami before many moons are over
Ben- Russell may be put aside to make
room on Ihe McDowell slato for Henderson.
W. S. Tipton saw (Ills when he ar
rived yesterday. Tipton is an able and
distinguished editor from Cleveland. Tenn.
He 1h an. old rock-ribbed Republican. He
has been a Repubneaii when It kept Sim
from getting the nirvertlsrments or horso
flesh, and vegetables In Tennessee. He
wauKto he doorkeeper and whntfsmore.be
L really thlula th.it he ousit to have It by
right or his sufferings in the past.
One hour after be nrrlved yesterday he
called at McDowell's headquarters. ,'IIe
f was promptly given the frigid band and
Rorrowrul. countenance. At Henderson's
headquarters he found nothing but good
wisher for tho Now South and lungratula
HoiiM for the AUaijta Exposition, besides
having the boon fxpressed to htm that
the Tennessee Centennial Company might
be able to moccthe government out of an.
appronrhtllon. He has now ch'terinined to
try to unite the broken South on himself.
Tin wood are full of available Southern
Republicans, bat there are no avai'abie
platia toe thrm. And so It is that after
working for thirty years.an.1 finally carrying-
three- States, tlicrp is to be no pap, no
pie, nothing, but luul blood.
HAl'TISTS AIIE IN SESSION".
Ciiliiiulilu Aiwociaflon Coiii'uch In
The eighteT?th annual convention, ot
Columbia. Association or ExptUt Churches
was inaugurated last evening atT.30 o'clock
at Ihe-Queenstown Baptist Church, corner
of Twelfth and Providence streets, Eroot
hiud. The meeting was called to order by Rev.
C C; Mendor, 11-D.. moderator, who spoke
of the success of the as.sociatton in Its
church work, and gave n short history of
lie was followed by the Rev. W. S. O.
Thomas, who read Ihe scriptures and
Introduced Rev. S. D7. Greene-, D. D., who
dcllered the annual sermon.
l)r Oreene took hU test from Phlliplans,
f 1 lt "For unto you It is given In behalf
or Christ, not only to belie-, e an Him, but
also to suffer for his sake." He said:
"Some ona has well said; Turpose Is
the- primary element of all true livings
Character is purpose crystallzed. Success
is imrpose loyally obeyed. Achievement
la purK3se hearing fruit. The one- In
cisive,, comprehensive Interrogation put
over every labor, investment, ambition,
pos-ession, is this; "For Who-so Sake?'
"Your answer to thut miestion will com
prehend all otiiers. 'For 11.x bake.' AVrlte
p this as the supreme- purpose of life upon
your banner andjrour ultimate-triumph is
assured. Tha first condition of success
Is found In Christlai life. It cnlls out and
combines all the powers of the Individual."
lr. l.reene .ooi:c Lnniet WeOaicr
as bfing ont occasionally amused. He
lost mure law cases than he wun simply
because- there was nothing in them to
awaken his faculties. But when a case did
come that aroused the man and stirred the
great mind hefoughtit with allhisstrength.
Thus, he said, stioull it be with the Chris
tian man. There was nothing-in a business
lire, a political life, an Intellectual life, to
aronse- the. entire man. We should all hold
up berore us the little sign, "Pur Ills Sake."
and. make It the watchword and guide or
The meeting was largely attended, spe
cial cars being run on the Ecklngbm line
for Ihe accommodation of the delegates.
The morning sc-ssinu will be called, to order
at 10:30 o'cIihUc, wbea reports of com
mittees will be heard and routine business
THERE WAS NO SCRAMBLE.
Opc-nluK of the Nez rerce-c Reserva
tion Rather Commonplace.
Spokane, Wash.. Nov. 18. According lo
the proclamation, of. Eresldent Cleveland.
the Nrz Perccs- reservation In Idaho was
thrown open to settlement today at noon.
Pacific time. y r
It was expected that the scenes-enacted
lu Oklahoma would be repeated here, only
on a smaller scale, bat inch was not. the
In fact, there was not -what could be
called a wild scramble for land at all.
Little- Girl FiitnUy nurt.
St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 18. Fire- was dis
covered In rucrhorn Brothers' five-sbiry
toy and notion store on. North Fourth
street this evening; The loss on stock Is
30,000, fully insured; loss on buildlug
S20.000, also 'Insured. A mass, or wires,
fell and in the rusb'of the cruwd tor safety
a little girl, narte unknown, received
probably fatal Injuries.
Senler Beatrice Relemsed.
Victoria. B. C, Nov. 18. The scaling
schoonec Beatrice, which was seized, by
the officials of the Bush for contra
vention of. the Bering Sea regulations, was
today release from custody, the ad
miralty court deciding- that the cbargo
against the"vessel had been entirely dis
proved. p -
Blaze Among- Drygood.
A local alarm was turned in about 6
o'clock last evening, tor a fire in the
drygood and notion store at 1413 I! street
northeast, occupied by Charles J. Statzer.
No. 10 engine responded to the call and
extinguished the flames, The damage
was estimated at about S250.
Baptist Women at Atlanta.
Atlanta, Go., Not. 18. The Eaptlsli Wo
man's Congress-matin the assembly room
of the Woman's Building at the Exposition
grounds, this- morning, and held exercise
throtirh the day. on the- evangelization
of the home. Mrs. W. J.rTorthen, presided.
eKte sctaooo y
Told in a Nut
F1SHEL, ABLER & SCHWARTZ
IN CONNECTION Wini THE
William Bruce and
S. Rode Collections,
Now on Exhibition
CORNER 10TH faT. AND PENNA. AVB.,
WILL RE SOLD AT
Evenings, Nov. 20, 21 and 22,
at 8 o'clock-
Mr. B. Scott, r , icUl conduct the sals.
Walter B. Williams & Co.,
OALLEier OPEN FltOM 9 A. SL to 10 P. M.
WAS HELD UP AND ROBBED
Mr. T. A Cayes Says He Was At
tackelon the Street.
Dent III in to tlio Pusciiieut and Tore
a. Gold Ring; from ills
T. A. Cayes, a government clerk, who
lives at No. 121 C street northeast, told
the police at headquarters yesterday after
noon a startling story of the manner In
which he was assaulted and robbed of a
ring at the corner of C street and New
Jersey avenue, at 7 o'clock, Friday evening.
Mr. Cayee does no t see very well, his right
eyu being glass and the ision ot the left
impaired. For tnls reason Le seldom ven
tures out after dark and comes home di
rectly afterofflcehours. OnFriday evening
he was considerably later than usual. He
left the street car at New Jersey avenue
and went Into the Enimctt House.
On leaving there, as he stepped from the
porch. Hired men seemed to come upon
him from the other side or the street. They
crowed upon him so violently that he had
no timer to make an outcry. They struck
and beat him re the pavement, and one of
the ruffians clutched a gold ring which
he wore on tha third, finger of his right
hand. It was torn off. bringing: with it
some of the flesh of the digit and cutting
the finger to the bone.
One of the iceu dealt Mr. Cayes a blow
on the head which stunned him, and leav
ing thematt prostrate on the sidewalk they
scampered off. He madet his way to his
home, only two Bquares distant, and told,
ot his lli-treatmeut. though the case was
not brought to the attention ot the police
till last evening. Dr. Storch was called
in and. treated the lacerated finger, and
Mr. Cayes. Is still under medical treatment
GKOIIGE W. MATER ARRESTED.
ClnttiiK Ho Will l'roe Himself Inno
cent ot all Charges.
Several days ago Sidney Burllngame ot
102 E street northeast appeared before
Warrant Clerk Washburn and swore out
a warrant charging Ueorge W . Mater with,
assaulting his dauKhter. The sequel came
jesterday when Olficer Uelan arrested
Mater and placed him behind the bars
at tLe 1 Irst precinct station.
The charge on the blotter against Mater
is nssault and battery, but it is said there
is an old indictment for falee pretenses
hanging over him. and that he was sur
rendered by Dr.Kobertson. his bondsman.
When seen last night Mr. Mater refused,
to suy anything about his trouble, lurther
than that he would be cleared ot allcharges
when the case comes to trial. He baa en
gaged Thomas M. Fields, the attorney, to
represent him in court,, and says that bis
side ot the case will be explained at the
Theological Seminary for Richmond.
Richmond, Va., Nov. 18. The executive
committee ot tho board ot directors ot
the Union ThcoIogicaL Seminary met. here
tonight to consider lurther tbo plan for
removing the seminary to this city. The
committee will tomorrow view the new
site donated by MaJ. Gintcr and probably
appoint a building committee.
An-Epode'ot the Eitrtbtiuuko. '
Oscar Ham, a druggist at 1491 Wabash
avenue, discovered recently that the earth
quake had shaken three buttles from a rear
shelf in his store.
These bottles tellin a large mortar stand
ing on the floor and ere broken, their con
tents becoming mingled in the monor. Mr.
Ham was about lo throw the mixture away,
when he noticed a heavy -while precipitate
in the bottom ot the mortar.
Upon examination this provved to be a
powder ot great medicinal value. Mr.
Ham has been working for years, lo find a
cheap process of manufacturing lr The
earthquake bad luckily shaken off the very
compounds that were necessary to a. solu
tion ot the lire-problem.
Naturally the druggist regards the occur
rence as little less than remarkable. He
will begin manufacturing: large quantities
ot the powder at once Chicago Record.
Shut the Preacher' Eye.
A Glasgow minister, having observed
that one of his congregation was in the
habit of gazing about the church during
praye-rs. told him one day that he con
sidered It would be more becoming In a
worshipper to keep his eyes decently
cloted. The man scowled. "Docsna the
Scripture bid as watch as well as prayf
he replied, "and boo can a. body watch. Trt
their een stceklt? Ka, na; I'll Juststan
and glower about as I aye dune!" This
probably closed the criwof tho nxworherat
KHIGHTS U CUBA
Assembly Adopts Resolutions
Favoring Belligerent Rights.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE OHDER
Manufacturer!, Liquor Dealers, La w
ycTH, Ilanltors, Stockbroker and
Guiiiblers Kxcludcd Provision for
tile Jleorjcimlzatloii of "Lawed"
Locals Cost of Clinrter Deduced.
The only Interruption to the consideration
of the report of the committee on laws at
the afternoon tcsiiou of the general as
sembly of Knights ot Labor was the Intro
duction and adoption of a preamble and
resolution expressing the sympathy of the
knights for the belligerents ot Cuba.
The prcambleand resolution are short, but
emphatic in tone and are as follows:
"Whereas, the Cubans are at present en
gaged in a struggle to achieve their Inde
Iiendence against an alien and tyrannical
"Whereas, the result of the act of the
contest has made it obvious that the native
forces cannot iiosstbly be subdued and that
a further continuation of the present status
will only tend to deepen the general misery
all over the island of Cuba, and,
GRANT THEM RECOGNITION.
"Whereas, we. as the citizens of the fore
most republic In the world, should at least
be willing to-see that all men fighting for
the liberty of the land of their nativity, and
their own deliverance from foreign op
pression, should have a fair and equal
chance to meet thetr opponents In equal
warfare; therefore, be It
"Resolved that- the general assembly of
the Knights of Labor, representing every
section of the country and all conditions
of humanity, does hereby declare Itself
In favor ot the immediate recognition
of the Cubans as belligerents."
The above preamble and resolution were
adopted without a dissenting voice.
Section 7a, of the laws of the order was
amended so as to permit any one over
sixteen years of age to become a member.
The- exceptions to this rule are manufac
turers ami owners of liquor establishments,
lawyers, bankers, stockholders, and gam
blers. This change dors not prohibit
any member of the order from becoming
a. bartender or a waiter In any place
n here liquor is sold.
RECOGNIZING LAPSED LOCALS.
Section 192. artlchr30, of the constitu
tion was so changed that In the cafes of
"lapsed" locals, five members In good
standing: may constitute a quorum for
the purpose ot reorganization. At pres
ent It requires fen members in good stand
ing to keep a local alive.
The cost ot obtaining a charter for a
new organization lias been reduced from
S13 to $8. The proposed local, however,
most pay all expenses of the organization.
A resolctlon of sympathy for the house
smiths and hridgemen, of New Tork, who
went out on a strike yesterday morning,
I1V TIlH MASTER. WORKMAN.
Mr. Sowrelsn iind Other Addressed
the Open Meet Ins.
General Master Workman Sovereign and
several of the delegates to the General As
sembly or K. or L-. addresd-a large meet
ing; last evening at Society Temple, comer
of Fifth and G streets northwest.
The meeting was beW. under the aus
pices of Carpenters Council, and was at
tended by nearly every member of the craft
In tin- city. Besides these there were
present representatives of every other
The meeting: was called to order by Mr.
W. F. Moran, master workman of Carpen
ters' Association No 1748, K. of L., who
requested Mr. W- H. G.Simmons, master
workman D. A. 6. to preside.
The speech of the everting1 was by Master
Workman Sovereign. Though not a car
penter, he-said, he watorn under a car
penter's bench and could therefore pre
sume lotaltto carpenters. Bytradebewas
a stonecutter, a builder of monuments for
the dead and he intended, he said, lo stay
in the buslre-'S until he had erected a tomb
stone over avartce,cupldlty,and capitalism.
He then referred to the arrest or four
men. at Los Angelon. CaL, becauso one
of them spoke to the engineer of a passings
train. This he denounced as even a greater
outrnge-.tr such a thing a ere possible, than
the incarceration of Debs.
These men were sentenced to eighteen
months imprisonment and the worst fea
ture of It all Is that Justice Brewer, ot
the Supreme Court, has Just banded down
an order conflrmmg the opinion ot the
lower court. Bat thlsj was necessary, he
said, for capital demanded It.
The great misfortune to the laboring
classes is. he said, that they spent too
much time and money In efforts to arrange
the question of wages- This Is expending
force in the wrongs direction, for they all
should know that the fundamental principle
of the order Is to atiolish the wage system
altogether and Institute a co operative
plan, for the laboring classes. What ad
vantage would It be. he asked, tor the
-wages to be Increased twice or treble
what they are If the cost of all tht neces
sities of life were proportionately in
creased. None at all. So It could easily be
seen that that should not be the-end aimed
"i: don't know wbatyour wages are. nor
do I want to know. I do know that as
civilization advances so do the arts and
sciences, and with them the neceitles
or society Increase. So It Is that as the
years advance your needs and wants ac
cumulate. Hence the necessity for more
money to provide them.
Mr. IT. J- Lluholm of vChlcago said that
the Knights of Labor had done more to
increase wages and shorten hours ot labor
In the- United States than all other in
fluences combined, but that was not their
ambition. There was another feature, the
education of the masses, whldi they were
striving, tor. and would not cease until they
Mr. J. M. Kenny of New York, a mem
ber of the national executive board ot the
K. or L.. spoke of the displacement of
workmgmen by tho introduction of ma
chinery hi all branches or trade.
"The- question which confronts us then
is how is this to be counteracted! Will
It be by labor underbidding labor? No, I
hope not. The only hope for a satisfactory
solution of this question is In the success
of the fundamental principles of the K. of
L.. the co-operative system, by w hlch the
laborer can get the benefit ot alt his labor
"Machinery, whllo It Is a child or the
brain. It -will be noticed Uiat it la the
child ot the worklngman's brain. Tor you
have never heard of an Invention by any
of the 100 or that class."
Short speeches were alio made by
Thomas. McCracken. N. T. A., No. 253.
New York; Henry Carbss. No. 19, New
York: Frank Kelly. No. -19, New York, and
fMr. Paul T. Bowen.
MORE MONEY CONTRIBUTED.
Library anel Labor Bureau Now On
a Firm lluU.
A mreting ot the VTorkluimiaii'a Library
and Labor llureau. was bcld In The Times
building last evening, President Sprague
in the chair.
The treasurer reiMttcd the following sub
scription!: Columbia Typographical tnion
$13, Carriage and Wagon Makers $13, Car
penters, No. 1, ?3.
Manager M. D. Shenk of tbe Labor Bureau
reported that since the last mceirng he
had received about fifty applications nnd
that he- had. succeeded In getting- employ
ment for over hair ortheapptlcants. Many
of the positions secured nre permanent.
A resolution was, adopted requesting that
District Assembly 6G, ami tbe Federation
or Labor make the report ot the Bureau of
Labor an order of cosiness. Mrs. J. 8.
Monroe was elected a delegate to District
Assembly 60, and President Sprague a.
delegate" tn the Federation ot Labor.
Hereafter the meetings of the W. L. and
I This one business we do
"A Clothing- Houso display a Bolt
Tbat suit a youth did bay;
'Iwas ready-inade alas ! alack!
In it he looked a GTTY-"
HOK0II txlchtcau y-u afford to rula
yonr prrsonal nppiritict by irtw
lnca IIaDd-niif-cIoiruwaiilr? taia all
the iLanl-modawn'deaIera In. town,
place them la a Una, and tbe c&ance
are i.Inn out of ten of them will Z.&T
on their backs A4inaitvto-orderBUit funny.
1-siTt It of course all of thom erKU" that tho
ready-mads clothes they sell ara "tailor-made'
queer kind of "tailor-made, don't you thLnW
Take one of our
made to measure (marStyoa) suits and what
will you hare a suit iLttt was made exduslTe
ly for you after tho latest OTeinber fashion
plate the height of th collar the Icncth of
the cat the l-u;rth of the sleeres Just right
and alt the little detail-, that add to the pleas
ures of life all aru yours for tbe ask in r, and
we back It up witu our imaclad" guarantee,
must fit you or w keep ena.w-
Mertz Mertz, 4
Hew "E2A." Tailors,
906 F St.
ODD FELLOWS' H ALU CAFE. DIN
160S M St. N.W.
Flrsvclasa catering tor balls, parties aad prW
Meals. 15 and S.
Families supplie-1 wtlh eaZz water oysters by
the quart or gallon,
lea ere am. wholesale, and retail.
JOHN VSME, Proprietor
B. of L. will be held at No. COO Thirteenth,
street north west on tbe first Wednesday and
third Monday jf each month.
FOR I.OCKED-OUT DRIVERS.
Subscription Comtnsr In to TheTlmM
Poverty- 1ms, In iimny!niffuicet!a!el
itHhttnd upou.tbi"locked-oat employe
of the Anucontla Street Railroad. In
senile fHmtlleM affected there Ik ulolt-iu-jw
Tlifse women and children aro
worthy objiftis of charity and the)
relief fnml starred by The Times is
'Kelow Is the amonnt received to
date, all of which 1 turned over to
the Street Railway Colon.
C. O. Conn.. - $35 0O
Laundry Workers, K-of L. 5 00
D.A.10,K.ofL -.. 2,500 00-
K. V.Lawrence.. .. .. .. .. ..
Painter.' L. A. t748.K.otL
Samuel Suluinoii. .. .. .. .. ..
I'npevliniiijer' Astembly.. ..
O (lenitive Sronemaons As
Cu-sli ... ... .. .- .- .. .. . ..
A Woman.. ................
Tin and Sheet-Iron Workers.
lhalrerx" Monumental A-ncai'
T. M. Judire.AIa. ...... H .
M. C. Murray, Tex..
WalitiiLr,tou Mutlcal Assem-
bl3'.. .. .. .. .. .. .. ...
HAVB EFFECTED A COMBINE.
Glenn and McDowell Said to Have
Pooled Their Fight.
Although Congress will assemble two
weeks from yesterday, fewer than thirty
members of the House are In the city. All
are Republicans, excepting four.
These early arrivals aro here princi
pally in the interests of the candidates
for the several. House offices- The contest-
for the clerkship and doorki-cpershlpi
promises to be a. spirited ouev Ex-Itepre-sentativc
McDowell ot Pennsylvania and
J. W. Glenn ot Cuba. N Y., opened their
headquarters at Wtllard's Hotel yester
day. The two gentlemen are understood to
have formed a combination to secure the
offices of clerlr and doorkeeper, respec
tively. Ex-Representative Herderson ot Illinois
is also, a candidate for clerlr, and has In
stalled himeir at the Ebhtlt House. W.
S. Tipton ot Cleveland, Tenn.. who will be
Mr. Glenn's principal competitor for door
keeper, arrived In town yesterday, and
registered at the Ebbits-House, where ho
will make his- headquarters nntll the
meeting of the caucus.
The Kansas representatives-have a can
didate for chaplain In the person of Rev.
H I. Fisher ot Westmoreland, who wa
a prominent abolitionist in that State hi
ante-belfcim days while It was- yet a tetrl
lory. The Ohio representatives say that
they will bring forward a candidate- for
postmaster, bat the report last night was
that they arc unable to agree upon their
The MiSAonrl representatives are asklser
ttint their State be recognized by the
election ot one of their citizens to th
office of seTgeant-at-arms- Their can
didate is Benjamin F. Russell, who re
cently held the office of speaker ot th
lower branch of the state- legislature.
It has been reported that the colored
Republicans of the country desire tha
selection of one ot their number as chaplain,
and It is enderstood that one of thelr
enndidates Is the Rev. Walter H. Brooks,
of this eity. There does cot appear
to be any substantial basis for the report,
and it la generally eloubted.
Ri'iunln-t of Gen. Keyes Arrive.
New Torfc. Nov. 18. The body of Major
Gen. Keycs, whudledrecenlly In Nice, waa
brought over on the steamer La Champagne-
from Havre, which arrived to-day.
It wns met at the dock by the eon ot tha
General. Dr E. J. Keycs.. and an under
taker, who conveyed It to St. Agnes'
Church. Tiinorrow the body will be es
corted to West Point, where the funeral
will take place.
Ctr(icle5 in .
were never so cheap as at
the present time. Our
prices are below the low
est, though our selection
of goods is the most
beautiful and- artistic in
town, we have all sorts
of pretty and useful tri-
fles in silver, which
make delightful gifts.
1225 FSt. N. W.