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THE MOBNINGTIMES'WEDmBSDAY, JTOnBT 17, 1893.
Hecht & Co.,
515 7th St
$12 to $18 Suits
QQ pASH OR
PO.0 j CREDIT!
Just now when you seem
to want reductions most we.
have secured from one of the
best manufacturers of men's
suits a maker from whom
we buy thousands of dollars
worth of Clothing1 a season
a lot of fine Black and
Blue Cheviot. Plaid Chev
iot, file Worsted and
fine Cassimere" Suits which
we regularly "sell for from
$12.00" to I&.00. But we
have bought them at a price
that will enable us to offer
them for $6.98. Sacks
single and double-breasted,-and
just as finely made as
the garments we sell dail
at these prices.
You can have these on
credit same as anything else
iu the store and makej'our-
own terms of payment -weekly
We've got a big line of
"thin'' clothing a stock
that is unsurpassed in town.
We're quoting lowest prices,
too some "specially'' low
HUH HER ARMS
Two Filibuster Cargoes Safely
Reached Cuban Soil.
RETURN TO-THE STATES
White duck pants, worth
$1.98, for 9Sc per pair.
Men's liuen color duck
pants, 49c pair. Worth 9Sc.
Men's linen color duck
suits, worth S3, for SI. 98.
Men's line crash suits,
worth $6.50, for $4.98 each.
Ilecht's Credit Store,
515 Seventh St.
3 m an. diseases or riEMj
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thi'o Im ur care.
I EMPIRE CARPET CLEANING WORKS,
inj nr, Mas-, ave ffs-ao jc st. r.w.
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1IANQUET OF COI.OHED 1IE.V.
Tendered in IiistliiKUlnhod Gncfti by
tlie lvr-onul Liberty Lciigue.
A slag coll itlon was giten in IbeCatholie
Beneficial Hall. 1116 Eighteenth street
northwest, last eterni, liy tlie Personal
Ubirl League. It was largely attended
by mends or Hie organization and was a
gathering ot tin- mure prominent colored
peop'e or tlie District- Anions the scteral
intited guests wire C. II. J.Taylor, the
recorder nfd-ert, who was the speaker or
The me tmg was called to order nliout 0
o'clock liy II. Clay Hawkins, president of
the league, who lntrcdueed A. W. Ilrlnrkley
The first speaker of the etenlng was E.
Iltnry of Buffalo. N. Y., and he was fol
lowed liy L. C. Moore of North Carolina
and I. W. Thompson of Indianapolis.
These gentlemen preceded Hr. Taj lor,
who made n strong argument In favor of
the colored nan in the roremost ranks
of business, political and professional life.
There wire a number of other speakers,
all ot whom talked principally In a vein
tending to encourage the colored man In
his efforts to make a mark for himself, to
gain a position or responsibility and trust
and to coniin ind lir his actions the esteem
and respect due him.
Messrs- N. C. Johns, P. n. Robinson and
Charles Haines were the memliers nr the
invitation committee, and C. C. Cnnis, l.j
m. r lamer, u. a. layne, u. a. uamptvii,
C. 8. Curtis, B. F. Branchcomb and A. W.
Drisokley composed the committee ot ar
PREVENTED A MURDER.
Captain Denies the Report That tho
"VesMel "Was Chased by a Spunlxli
Cruiser EspedJUun Willed Loft
- Now VurkMuy 0 Was Under Com
mand ofGeu Ituz.aCubun Veteran.
Philadelphia, June 1G. Tho f.Ilbuslcr
ing stt'jmshiti Laurada has escaped tL-
fire or Lcstde Spanish gunboats and Is
once more in friendly waters.
Tlc famous little fruit steamer passed
in the Delaware Capes late this afternoon
and is now on'Icr way up the Delaware
IlUcr to this cty. where Efce will arrive
The last time the. Laurada was reported
she was skirting the shores of the Island
of Jamaica- within the three-mile limit and
a Spqn sli gunboat was following parallel
with her a ill awalt'ng the moment ulie
could get out of Engl sli waters to open
fire on her.
The Laurada undoubtedly proed tco
fast for the Sunlard, and left him behind
before jfhe... was (oaipeiled to lake to the
AP.RIVEU AT LEWES.
Lewes, Del , June 1C The Laurada
arrived at ciuaranline here about 5
o'clotk this veiling, and after a vibit
from the juaraulloe turgeou, proceeded
up the bay.
Capt. Dickman denies hat ing been diased
by ai war AesseM and sajs he bad no
dirfuulO in landing his cargo.
Cupt. Ulckimn admitted the suctfjjtul
lauding of the iisurgent party which he
tobk from New York on Kay 9. The
expedition was in command of Gen. Juan
Fernandez Kuz. a etcruuotthe ten icais"
v ar, in whom the Cubans lia e great con
fidence. TLey reached the coast nt Cuba near
Cardenas on the night of May 11. The
landing was effected with ll.c assistance
of Andreas Hernandez, u Cuban pllct.
sitj-four ear3 old, who was taken on
at New York.
There were in the party niacty-clshtmen.
Capt. Bernardo J.Buioand Lieut. Arplagns
licingnext in coirmand to Gen. Kuz. There
was also a sanitary corps on loard. com
posed of Hrs. iionzalta, Trujillo, Alvarez,
Bodriqucz and Sanforth.
Having accoinjijlshed her mission, the
Laurada Railed for JacksonviUe, where she
arnM-d on the morning of May 22, lor the
purpose of s curing anotl er cargo.
LARGE SUPPLY OF ARM9.
A large kuppl) of arms, which had tern
stoieil at tl e inoutn or the St. Johns River,
was secured., iftcr which she went ten miles
I eiow Jacksonville, where more than 100
Cubans were taken on board.
Ttir were led by Haiael Portuondo,
ronneriy Mateo's chipf of staff, but no
the bciretary ot the Cuban Republic All
were on Iward by the morning of May 23,
and the Laurada was ready for a second
vojage. Her cargo this time Is, howeer.
reported to have been sulneQiieutly landed
by the Meaincr Three Friends.
rtieLauradi was neit seen at Charleston,
S. C.on the afternoon of May 23, where
ten passeng-rs were lanaed owing toome
dissension among themselves.
The cargo which was taken from New
York CfiiisMed of 7G0 Remington rifles.
J23 Mauser riries. two .fixed pieces, SCO
cutlassess, 7C0 pounds of djnamlte, hOO,
000 cattrulges, liesides medldues, belts,
knapsacks anj other war material. Home
or the cargo was lost overboard In land
ing but nothing very important. The
amoant taken out on the second vojage
13 not definitely known.
TOOK ALONG THE PITCH FORK.
Senator Tillman Helternten Hi" In
tention ( Ilultlng the Party.
Nashville. Tenn.. June 16. This "city
today was honored with the present- of
Postmaster General Wilson and Senator
Tillman, both of 'uhom made addresses.
Senator Tillman sjokc two hours at the
State capital to a large crowd. His
bptezh was cnt..usasticnii received. He
predicted victory for sllcr at Chicago
anil success m o einoer rorlue Uemocraue.
He said he would withdraw from the
contention It it lot declare for lrci . un
limited, and independent coinage or sll
cr. the doingawaj of national banks. and
the issue ot enough greenbacks to take
the place of the link notes: made a strong
appeal to the Populists to come iu wnii
tne Demcvrats and for all sliver men to
oeiia.or mlman, in nn Inlertiew, fald
lie fill Rome apprehension about the
Chicago contention, not ns to a silver
declaration, hut as to the candidate,
lie wants a man whose record is clear on
PostmiRter General U'llliim L. Wibon
delHerCil th nnnml onition to the Library
Societies or the Vandcrbilt l"nlerlty to
night. His subject was the relation of
education to tne government, and the
necessity of educated leaders for the j eo
ple. TEAHY GETS A. STEAMER.
Complete- ArrutiKOinentH for Another
Trip Toward the Pole.
Halifax, N. S., June 10. Lieuu Tearj-.
who returned from St. Johns. N. F.. on
the steamer Portia, is now on his waj to
New York. hat ingcompleted arrangements
Tor a steamer to take mm north tins sum
mer. The vessel Is the whaler Hope of St.
Johns. Capt. John Birtlett Lieut. Peary
will sail from Sjdney, C B , the middle
or next month and expects to be absent
two 3 ears.
Tiie expedition, it Is said, will Include
a survey ofthe Hudson Straits. The Do
minion government Is seeding an engi
neer witn Lieut. Pcarj.
Policemen Captured Tliomns mid UN
The timely arrival of rollceinen Neale
nndlluller.it First and H streets south west
about 8 30 o'clock list night, in response
to cries of distress, no doubt prevented a
Itloodfield murder. William aiiom.is. co'
ored. recently released from Jail, where
he served a long term, ran amurk with n
ra7or-edged dirk k-pire with eight inches
or blade and a heavy club.
Thomas had a grievance against Fran
ces Bowman, a rather comely colored wo
man. He threatened to kill her on siglt.
Last night after searching through Rlr&l
flcld for the woman he spied her at ritst
and H streets and struck her a r-eavvblow
with the ljb. knocking the woman en?e
less. Before Thomas could draw the long
dirk cries of "ninnler'' and "rolice"
were set up and Patrolmen Neale and
Muller came on the run.
Afcr being arrested and placed In the
Fourth precinct jiatrol wagon the desper
ate rellow tried to throw the weapon awi.
but It was seized bv Policeman Kinck. tl'e
wagon driver. Thomas will race two
charges In the police court this morning
assault and concealed weapons.
Virginia's Alumni Mpet.
Charlottesville, Va .June 16. Theannual
meeting or the So iety of the Alumni of the
University or Virginia was held this morn
ing. Committees were appointed to nomi
nate orficer and appoint a speaker for the
next year and to drart a resolution thank,
ing Charles B. Ron's for thegiftofS2.".ono.
Society occurred, when speeches were
made by Henrt A. IIopklnsotTcxasand W.
B Hancock or Virginia, orator and df b iter
How mudi do the children's
shoes cost" you a year? Arthur
Burt's broad-sole shoes would save
1111 F Street,
Next to Branch Post-office.
Open Saturdays 9 p. m.
K. of P. Injunction Denied.
Detroit, Mich., June 16. Two years ago
a split occurred iu the ranks of the Knights
of Pjthias, the German clement with
drawing and forming the Improved Order
Knights ot Pythias. Last je.ir the su
preme lodge of'UiCf Knights ot Pythias,
while the improved Order was iu session
here, applied to the courts for an in
junction restraiuing the seceders from using
the- name, ritual, regalia, etc.. of the
Knights ot Pythias. The question was
-argued at great length and has ln'cn under
advisement since. Today Judge Cirpen
dcr ret U9cdthe injunction prayed for.
Vice Pn-Hldent at Alabama University.
Tuscaloosa. Ala., June 16. -Vice-President
btevenson. who delivered the annual
oration bcfirc the fee iety of alumni of
the University of Alabama, was greeted bjr
the largest audience ever assembled lu
'Clark- Hall. "Congressman Stallings, presl
ilentof the f ociety. presided, and Dr. B. F.
Meek of the University introduced the
orator. Mr. Ptevenson.was received with
great enthusiasm Tind his address produced
a fine impression upon the audience.
Lieut. Peary. Looklnc for a Vowel.
Halifax, N.'s.i June 16. Lieut. Peary,
the Arctic explorer, who went to St.
Johns, N. F-, last wert to arrange for a
ship to take him North this summer, re
turned to Halifax today- on the steamer
Portia ,'Iiaving been unsuccessful in bis
search for a suitable vessel. He will
endeavor to secure one Lcre.
Gen. Dlmond's Condition Critical.
New York, June 10. The condition of
Gen. W. H. Dnuond. superintendent of the
mint at Ban Fmnclscp, who is ill at the
Gilscy nousc, was reported to be ex
tremely critical today Dr. George II.
Swift, -who is attending the general, Bald
today that his patient's chances for re
covery are very small.
Atlantic City Postmaster Removed.
Atlantic City, N. J.v June 16. Fostnfflce
inspectors; removed Postmaster Sayre
from office this evenlngo wing toasbortage
of ,$l,I0i in "his accounts. Sayre stated
liiat b ha J used the money in his business
and will refund. " ""
Suits is still going- on.
Your choice of every
Knee Pants Suit in the
house for one-third less
tuau lu.u lieu puces.
Includes all of the Z
Wash Suits as well as f
the Wool nothing's re-
serve d excepting a S
small lot of low-priced
Wash Suits, which are S
already reduced. C
The boy '11 need a
new suit for school clos-
ing. You'll save almost
half by buying it now. m
Some of those dollar fe
Madras Negligee Shirts C
for 59c still left.
Watch for our big ad.
EISEMAN BROS. !
f Cor. ?th and E N. W.
1 No Branch Store in Washington
NEW JAPANKhE MINISTER..
Mr. IIiihM Torrf Will Arrive Here
M. HoMil Torn, I lie new Japincse minis
ter. Is expected to arrive in Washington
some time this week.
Mr. Hoshlisore if the leading statesmen
ot Jajian ami a la wye of well-known aUl-
Mll. IIOSUI TOIUlf,
'XMAWMS in CHEAPNESS
MAYER & PETTITS
TRUMENDOUS EXTENSION SALE!
We need more rdom on account of the rapid growth of our business.
1 ThjgMnecessity for accommodating new stock gives you an opportunity at great values for
ow prices, uome n oniy to wok
- rie'V v
SECOND DAY OF
K. J V
4. ' .' 1
Iteilroom Suite ion:trtiueut.
Large 3pjt;c8,Oak Bedroom Suite. ...Sls.50
Very handsorae ' " ' 18lS0
Ettra heavj?,Tand lonp; large glass
Oak Ifedroom Suite 21.S0
Beautiful''itutal BircU Bedroom
Suite.., ..'.', 35.00
Very handsome Mahogany Finish
Bedro$u, Suite 37.50
Very massive Oak Bedroom Suite,
' 24.-28?ifeiph "plate glass....'..... 35.50
Large handsomely carved Oak
Bedroom; Suite 23.50
Good Rattan Baby Carriage $3.50
Very PrcttVRattan Baby Carriage. 7.50
Handsome Rattan Baby Carriage 10.50
Very Fine Rattan Baby Carriage 12.50
Parlor ssuite Department.
Handsome 5-piece good quality Tap
Z. estrv" Parlor Suite, Mahogany
Beautiful 3-piece Silk Brocatelle
Parlor buit'c .-. c... 18.50
A very large 5-piece Silk Damask
Parlor Suite, beautiful frame... 28.50
Xarge overstuffed Gobelin Top Par
lor Suite 33.50
Magnificent fine Silk Brocatelle Par
lor Suite, 5 pieces 45.00
Very handsome 5-piece Silk Tapes
try Parlor Suite 37-50
A very pretty Silk Damask Corner
Condi mill Liuiiuge Department.
Large Tapestry Lounge $4.25
Good Gobelin Tapestry Couch 450.
Handsome Corduroy Couch.-. 9.50
Verv Fine Tufted Couch 7 12.50
The New Japanese Mlnlntcr.
Ity. He stud'od law In England nnd was one
of the flrt Japanese to I'OCfraea barrister
at the Middle Tf mp'e. He Is an ex-presl-dentof
the lower hru'pot the Japanese Diet.
DEL.AAVAHE COI.D DEMOCRATS.
Only Ono Nlvi-r Jleleirnte Elected to
tho CtilcuKo Convt-ntlon.
Dover, Bel., June 16 The Democratic
State convention met here tcday nnd was
something of a ve feast. There were r.o
coiitetts over the tenting of delegates.
Both the temporarj ami pirmni cut cha'r
meu alluded to the recent nepuolican State
convention and ild that Democrats were
not to lie Inaight and told. The delega'es
chosen to the Natli.ii.il Convintion are
Senator Urav. AVillard Saulsburv. John F.
Saulsbtiri. Hr. B T. Lewis, 'William H.
Bovce and II. 0. 1'enninglon.
All an- gold men except John F. Sauls
bury. He was elected to please the local
faction of whiih he is the leader and not
for his free silver views. The platform
adopted f.-iOM the present gold standard,
declares for honest money and against
rLD.NDr.lt IN IILS BOOMS.
Hobert Huberts May Have to Face
Another Charge When Released.
Robert Koberts.the colored man who was
Eent to j.dl yistcrday for six months for
petty larceny, may hac to answer the
more eerloui ihargc of housebreaking or
Precinct Detective llartiiran last nicht
discovered In house. No. T03 Sixtli street
northwest, where they had been left by
KODens oeiore nis arresr, a. large quantity
ot clothing. The articles included a blue
serge coat, a double-breasted black coat,
pair light pants, black coat and est, black
serge est, pongee vest, rive collars,
negligee shiru, two black, neckties, and
Detectie liartigan Is looking for the
owner of thec goods. Be believes ihey
may be tne tmiioi a Durgiary.
MANY GOING TO RICHMOND.
Dining-room Chair Department.
Hardwo.d Chair 33c
High Back "Wood Great Chair 75c
Very Handsome High Back Cane
Scat Chair 75c
Massive Oak Dining-rcom Chair... 98c
Very Fine Oak Dining-room Chair. $1.40
Fcncy Parlor labie Department.
Nicely Carved Oak Parlor Tables.. 48c
Handsome Brass Foot Oak Parlor
24x24 Massive Oak Parlor Table3... $1.25
Beautiful Large Mahogany Finish
Parlor Tables 2.25
Good Roomy Wardrobe $8.00
Fine Large Oak Wardrobe 12.50
Extra Largre Size "Wardrobe 16.50
Odd Beds and Dressers.
Full size Odd Bed $2.0
Large size Oak Bed 4.50
White Enameled Dressers 12.50 up
Houselurnishlng Goods Department.
lj-qt. Enameled Jron Berlin Sauce
pot, covered 15c
3-qt Enameled Iron Saucepan 18c
4-qt. Enameled Iron Saucepan 21c
5Ji-qt; Enameled Iron Saucepot 32c
6-qt, Enameled Iron Saucepan 26c
10-piece Fine China Toilet Set $2.45
2-burner Full-nickeled Gjs Stove.. 1.00
5-burner Full-nickeled Gas Stove.. 2.75
The Best lthiseralor In the cltj
Good size Oak Refrigerators $7.50
Large size Refrigerators 10.50
Extra size Refrigerators 12.50
Extension Table Department.
Oak Extension Table, 6 foot $3.50
Very heavy Oak Extension Table. .. 4.50
Handsomely carved Oak Extension
Table 6 50
Massive Oak Extension Table 8.00
Solid Oak Sideboard $7.50
Beautifully carved Oak Sideboard.. 10.50
Large nicely carved Oak Sideboard. 12.50
Magnificent Oak Sideboard 16.50
Extra large Oak Sideboard, 40x18
glass, quartered oak, serpentine
Very massive Oak Sideboard 32.50
Good Reed Seat Sewing Rocker 58
Large Hardwood Arm Rocker 85
Beautiful large Rattan Scat Arm
Rocker .'..i. .-99
Massive Hardwood Rocker 1.25
Beautiful Mahogany Finish Rocker 3.00
Men's Cheviot Suits $5.50
Men's Stylish Wool Suits 6.50
Men's fine Dress Suits 10.00
Children's Suits 1.00 up
Boys' Long Pants Suits 4.00 up
0 Slake your arranstmenfarnow for Cola for
tbe ChrlilUu Endeavor Convention. Wo can
Book Case aud Desk Department.
Good Oak Book Shelf. SS.Ofr
A gem of Combination Case desk
and book case combined 10.50
Very handsome Combination Case.. 18.50
Beautiful mahogany finish Combi
nation Case 22.50
Folding Bed Department,
Good Upright Folding Bed $7.50
Oak Chiffonier Folding Bed 12.00
Handsome Oak Chiffonier Folding
Very Handsome Wardrobe Folding
Bed, 18s40 glass. 31.00
Hall Rack Department.
Good Oak Hall Rack, French Plate
Large Oak Hall Rack "7.50
Extra Good Oak Hall Rack 1Z50
Fine Large Size Oak- Hall Rack 18.50
Extra Fine Large Hall Rack 22.50
Fine Oalr Chiffonier $5.50
Large Size Oak Chiffonier 7.50
Handsome Oak Chiffonier, -with glass 10.50
Good Wire Bed Spring! $1.55
Extra Fine Bed Spring 2.25
Good Cotton Top Mattress 2.25
Good Bed Comfort 98c
Large Size White Blankets 1.25
Ladies ikirt and Waist Department.
Ladies' Skirts, Walsta and Capes to be cloeed
Ladies' Good Skirts, figured bril-
liantine ,..- " 98c
Ladies' Fine Silk Waists $3.50 up
Ladies' Silk Capes at your own price.
Carpet anil Matting Department.
Good Weight Matting 8c
Fancy Matting 12c
Heavy Fancy Matting 16c
Extra Qualitj- Matting 20c
Fine Wool Ingrain Carpet 50c
Very Handsome Brussels Carpet 60c
Fine Quality Brussels Carpet 75c
Handsome Designs in Fine Velvet
All CjtixIii anil Matting made ami talc! free.
Brass anil Iron .Bed Department.
All sizes of Brass and Iron Beds . . .. $4.25
Heavy Brass and Iron Beds 5.50
Fine Brass and Iron Beds 8.00
Very handsome Brass and Iron Beds 10.50
China Closet Department.
Quartered Oak China Closet $14.50
Handsome Oak Cnina Closet 18.50
Handsome Round-cornered China
Closet . 28.50
CA-SH: OR CREDIT!
rir-mr'T r a rnn tCJrVTT'tZ. We adjust our payments to suit your circumstances. Every article marked
fcli-VejIfcliJI "AYIYlLirN l5 in Plain Figures for our rebuilding sale. Prompt attention paid to mail or-
ders. But a few of the many bargains we offer you.
415 SEVENTH STREET.
T '- f
MAYER & PETTIT,
Kell Ten Stories' In an Elevator Cnr.
Providence H. I'-JAoe 10. Tomasso
Rossi nod Frank L.ing. lajborers at tbe
Uanlcan building, fell fen stories on an
elevator car Just before Duon today and
sustained Injuries wlilcb mayreialt totally.
to Attend the-Confederate Meeting.
Many prominent Washicgtonians wlU go
to Richmond on June 30, to attend tbe re
union of Confederate veterans.
Tho ladies of tbe Southern Relief So
ciety have provided banner? for each
State, bearinff the State seal, which are
to be carried by the Sons of Veterans In
tbe procession on June 20.
Twenty one delegate? from different
States are to met in conention at this
time for the purpose of cominjr to a final
decision as to the location of tbe pro
posed memorial building to be erected in
honor of the Confederate heroes of the
civil war. u .
It has alo heen proposed that a monu
ment be erected to foutbern heroines in
the form or a unhersity for the educa
tion ot Southern women.
HE HID IN THE BAKEBY.
Ben Tjinvson Arrow ted on a Charge
Ben Lawson. colored, eighteen years ot
age, -was arrested last night by Officer Bat
ton and is held at the Second precinct sta
tion on the charge olmusebrcaklng. Be
had forced an entrance, it is supposed,
through a rejr window or tbe bake shop
conducted by Mary and Rachel Vance, at
No. 1510 Fourteenth street northwest.
About 11 o'clock last night one or tbe
proprietresses -walked back Into the rear
of the establishment to see thntcverythlng
was secure before retiring. In one comer of
the room she (Uncovered youoc Lawson
crouching behind a flour barrel and Im
mediately called her sister. The lad was
unable to give a satisfactory explanation of
his presence there and tbe police were at
Concert at the Capitol.
The Marine Band will give the nsual
"Wednesday concert at the Capitol this
evening when the following program will
be rendered beginning at 6 o'clock:. .
0:. U. 8. Dl
Benders txtractlnz absolutely
painless and safe. It it apolietl
;ne ena. uon't put yon to
.T KTtnHlnivvlth 9nV.1
U. 8. DE:TAVflJjyjf,-,7rh and Dili.
MEDAU rORiSCIIOOL BOYS,
Awarded at Aunnul Commencement
of the Eiier jron InHtltute.
The furt)-flftbi annual commencement of
the Emeisoii Institute, Charles U. Young
principal, was"appropnatcIy celebrated
last eveiihiE In the National Rifles' Armory
on G strtet. "
The graduates were Herbert Kaufman,
who will enter the Johns IlupUns UnUcr
sitj; Charles ISayley. who will enter the
Troy roltcchri.c: iFinley Carrott. John
ilrewer. llenrj Uoidscbmld and iyt In Pen
singer, all of whom will enter Princeton,
anil Walter Ergood. who will study law.
The hall where, ilie'cercises -were held
was well filled with ab appreciative au
dience, wlilch recened pica numler iith
considerable applause. Tl program was
iiulle leugtliy. the liojs of the school being
assisted U the Metropolitan Quartet and
the Elite Ilanjo and UulUr Club. There
were a number of floral designs presented
to thebojs. and with the music furnished
the eent was a ory pleasant one.
The roll of honor and the list of those
who receicd medals Is given below.
'Pirat. iini.npv mpdil. Herbert Kaufman:
Class Honors MT31 cui-ss, ciu&siisu miiaui,
medals. Henry QoUsaiitli and John Brewer.
TTrvnnmtiip mention. Finlp Cirrott and
Walter Ergnod. Scientific division, honor
able mention, Edward Uinrins, Hviran
Bensinger, Paul Scharf. Second class,
ic.mI rtividotl- entil tielai rr I v.
Peck, Charles Main, Earl Godwin and Ed
mund Brady, bllver medal. 1iuw vneiuu.
Distinction In Latin, Greek and mathe
matics, Julian Huff; distinction In Latin,
FItzbugh C. Goldsborough and Harrv Down
ing. Prizes In spelling, FlUhugh C Golds
borough. Punctuality. Paul N. Peck, Earl
Godwin and Edmund Brady. Honorable
mention. George Paine. Beconrt class, scien
tific section, gold medal. Walton Good
win. Distinction In mathematics, and prize
gold medal, HtocUon Heth; silver medal.
William Payne: punctuality. Fhtlip Hick
born. Honorable mention. Will Morgan,
Gelveston Garnett, Howard Tart, Ransom
Norris, Clarence and Oden Roberts. Junior
department, gold medal, Clement Heth: sil
ver medals. Arthur Payne, Harold Spring
er. John Brownlow and Edwin Frazien
punctuality, RolMns Waters: penmanslilo,
Edmund Goldsborough. First honorable
mention. Malcolm Varnell; second honor
able mention, Benry Wise Garnett, Jr.;
honorable mention for Improvement, Harold
OUTING CLTJB LADIES' NIGHT.
MnnlOt Recitation and Dnnclns for
the Season's First Event.
The Washington Outing Club will bold
its first ladles' night ot the season this
evening at iti country M house and
grounds, near Ecklngton.
Each member of the i-lub Is entitled to
one invitation for a male friend, nnd In
vited guests nnd membera-are expected to
bring ladles. .j."1 ...,.
Goodmju's Orchestra, assisted by Mr.
it. Ulouu will render dance music.
The amusement committee has prepared
an attractive prdgram? which will be
rendered-In tbe gymnasium. After the
numbers nn tlie program have been pre
sented there will be dancing.
Among those who will participate are:
lien Boo and partner, in comic recitations
and a sketch; tbe-Bettz sisters, in song
and dance: Mr. and! Mrs. Perry Bas
combe. in tragedy sketches: Btoney Weyl.
in a monologue, and Percy Harold, in
recitations. . t " i '
Ex-Treasurer bjipllon Out on Ball.
Camden, N. ,rjuae 16. -Frank F,
MlcheUon, the ex-clti treasurer, who was
locked up in the" county jaikon Friday, In'
default of $5,000 ball;-on thirteen indict-:
ments for embefifeitfcnt, and malfeasance
in roffice. was ideated today. Bail wasv
furnished by Mns. Xjjvresa Bunt, a friend
of the ex-treasurer's wife. Micnellon will;'
be tried at tbe; Sajfetnber term of court..
Linseed OirCunVpattiea to Combine.
New York, Jul? 1 6 It is stated that the;
National Linseed Oil Company and repret,
eentatlves ot all of the large outside!
interests will meet tomorrow for tbei
purpose ot entering into an Ironclad agree
ment to adTaDoaanrj-.uialntain prices. The.
new schedule or prices Is said to cave.)
HE SET HEB DRESS 'ON FIBE.
Shucking Murder of n 'Woman at Elk
Elkhart. Ind., June 1C An atrocious
murder was commitled iu this city last
night, the lct!ra. Miss Jcnuie Walters,
dying this morning In agony.
Milton U. Wells, the accused murderer,
is iu the county Jail at Ousueu and refuses
to talk about the crime. The two fami
lies live iu adjoining houses and both arc
prominent members r the community.
According to Mrw Walters' antemortem
statement, WelL, wlo recently tccame a
widower, called her to bis bouse lam night
and when she entered lie threw kerosene
oil user her clothing, igniting it as quickly
as possible afterwards.
Tncn he is accuieil of firing two bullets
from his revolver at the burning woman.
One bajl grazed the backor her bead and
the fcecond struck her chin, breaking the
Jaw bone, knocking ont tcver.il teeth and
lodging in the back of her head.
'inc jcung -woman ltll.but regained her
feet and escaped to the veranda of her home,
where she fell exhausted, bleeding and
The flames were quickly smothered by
persons who were attracted by the si ooting
and screams ot the victim. Wells stood by
indifferent to her fate and apparently oatis
fled. In some unknown way Wells' bouse at
the same time began to burn and the
rear part was destroyed before the de
partment could quench the names. After
Miss Walter's death the exciting talk of
ljncu law became so prevalent that Wells
was quietly removed to Goshen.
She was popular and pretty, and her
dramatic reputation was more than local.
No motive fur the murder was assigned
TWO KILLED AT ST. LOO IS.
TEMPEBANCE PEOPLE'S FIGHT.
Several Others Injured by Falling
File of Lumber.
St. Louis. Mo., June 16. White a party
of men and boys were at wcrk In tbe
Knapp-Stout lumber yard at tbe font of
Salisbury street- this afternoon a pile of
lumber collapsed, killing two und fatally
injuring four others.
The dead arc: Philip Slushman, nineteen
jearsold. No. 4128 rrrtb Broadway; Wil
liam fitoll. Kcvetiteen, who lived atPenrcse
The injured are. John Miller, sixteen,
Grand avenue, and Wabisb trackr John
Nagcl, fourteen. No. 4125 Ncrth Second
street: Fred Dauehtery. twent-oner No.
361 Broadwav; William Lakerbrlnk, six
teen, No. 824 Ferrer street.
GERMANS FOB GOLD.
They Declare Allegiance to the Party
Upholding Sound Money.
New York, June 16. The foirowing state
ment was telegraphed from here today to
each of the delegates to the National Re
publican Convention at St. Louis:
"Tbe German-American 8ound Money
League declare, irrespective of politics,
that they will support tbe party which by
its platform emphatically declares tor the
maintenance or the gold standard and
against free coinage at any ratio.
"They are supported in this declaration
by 350 out of 387 German-American news
papers throughoutthe country and by nine
tenths or the German-American voters in
tbe doubtful States."
Could Not Match Corbett.
Ban Francisco, June 16. It leaked out In
pugilistic circles today that Corbett had
received word from William A. Brady
that it would be Impossible for him to
arrange a match in England with Fitz
slmmnns or Jackson. What the reasons
are Brady did not say. It Is understood
that Brady advised Corbett to take on as
many favorable matches as be can In this
Cloudburst In Now York.
Elmtra.. N. T.. June 16 A cloudburst
occurred in the vicinity of Watkins and Ad
dison, near this city, tonight, which washed
away tbe Northern Central tracks at-Wat-kins
and stalled several passenger trains
near Addison. Tbe storm caused consid
erable damage to farm property. The
storm extended to Canandalgua.
Anotber Insurgent Executed.
Havana';, June 16. Juan Brlto Gon
zalez was executed at Cruces, province
ot Sonta'Clara. for the crime. of rebellion.
NO fighting ot any consequence has oc
curred since tbe battle of Najasa--
Supreme Court Decision May Make
Burlington, N. J., a Dry Town.
Burlington. N. J., June 16. A bomb lias
been thrown into tbe camp of tbe liquor
men of this city by a decision rendered
by Judge Dixon of tbe supreme court, as
this decision will render tbe sale of liquor
in this city illegal.
At the April meeting of the excise
board or this city the applications of
George S. Wells. Thomas S. Wells and
Hays U. Falkenburg to keep an Inn and
tavern were considered and tbe license
granted. A number of tLe temperance
people, headed by Theodore F. Ellis, Jr
the ground that tbe evczse board had no
authority to grant a license, as they bad
never passed an ordinance or bylaw em
powering them to do so.
The decslon or Judge Di-on sustains tbe
contention of the temperance people, and
declares the license null and void. There
are now twenty three drinking places in
the city In which the business Is conducted
undcrlicenscs granted by the board. There
is a good deal of uneasiness manifested as
to the outcome, as it Is ex(ected the tem
perance peop'e will follow up the fight
until the city is made a dry town.
CALL TO COLORED DEMOCRATS.
League Headquarter Announces Na
tional Contention in August.
Indianapolis. Ind., June 16. A call was
issued here today lor a cc mention of the
colored Democracy of the United States.
It is issued Irom the "Headquarters of
the executive committee of the Negro
Democratic League." and is addressed to
the members of the Negro Democratic
League and to all colored Democrats who
are In accord with Democratic principles as
tangbtby Grover Cleveland and tbe-ie.-ulers
ot the colored Democracy.
It announces that the Negro Natknal
Democratic League will meet In cations!
convention in Chicago on Tuesday, August
11, at 12 o'clock m., and Invites every
loyal colored Democrat who believes in
organized colored Democracy to take part
in the tevexal States and Territories In
selecting representatives to attend the
Oregon Militia Called Out.
Astoria, Oregon, June 16. A company
ot Oregon State militia was ordered out
last night by Gov. Lord to protect the
cannery men. The striking fishermen
tbreateued to declare tLe fishing season
closed today, aud to demand their nets
or payment therefor, from the cannery
men. If the. demand is refused tbey
threaten to forcibly take them. Without
tbe slightest trouble here so far, the
presence of the militia may precipitate hos
tilities at any moment.
Coinage Decree in Colombia.
Colon, Colombia, June 16. Advices from
Bogota, tbe capital ot the republic, say
a decree has been issued by the go em
inent ordering the liquidation of the banco
nacional und the redemption of paper
mouey by the coinage ot 6 ,000,000 traces
in small coin.
. These advices state also that the as
sembly of Cundinamarca has passed a
resolution suspending the lottery draw
ings in Uiat department.
Exercises at TVnslitngtun nnd Lee.
Lexington. Va., June 16. Todaj's ex
ercises at, the Washington and Lee University
were essentially legal In their aspect.
Hon. William Lindsay of 'Kentucky he'd
his large audience with close attention.
His address was to the graduating law
class of the university- Gov. William
McCorkle of West Virginia spoke upon
the conclusion of Senator Lltxlsaj's ad
dress. The lnvr class held its final cele
m m m
Christian Governor for Zeltnon.
Constantinople. June 16. An Ir.ule was
issued today appointing a Christian gov
ernor of Zeltoun.
DEMOCBATS IN A TTHA'GLE.
Great Excitement and Nmn Violence
in the California Convention.
Sacrjmerito. Cal.. June 16 Tile Demo
cratic State Convention wascalleU to order
at 2 o'clock this afternoon amid scenes of
The followcrsof Chrts Buckley, tbe Bund
Bos" of iau Francisco, forcibly entered tho
convintion ball and appropriated seats be
fore tho meeting convened. Falling to
secure recognition from Chairman Gould
who was nominated by the rrec silver ele
ment, they were ejected by the sergeant al
arms after creating a great uproar.
The administration rorce under tbe
leadr -ship of John Bagg.-tr, superintendent
of the San Franctsco mint, were partially
successful in placing their men on tbe
various committee but tbey are In a bone
less minority and it is concerted by all
The numerous Tactions have apparently
patched up their differences, and mere are
no indications or a bolt. The Buckley
contingent was practically drummed out
of the party.
After electing Frank Gould of Stockton
permanent chairman and appointing the
usual committees, the contention ad
journed until 0 o'clock tomorrow morning.
HORRIBLE TVIFE MURDER.
Norfolk the Scene of u Crime or
Norfolk, Va , June 16. The police to
night discovered one of the most cold
blooded murders ever committed in Nor
folk. After breaking in several doors at No
209 Cumberland street, they found the
body ot Lucy Miller, wife of John Miller,
with her head beaten to a Jelly. The
murder was committed yesterday by the
woman's husband, who ecaped, after
nailing up all doors
Two children or the dead woman were In
the room and 1 1 was their constant screams
which attracted tbe attention ot tho
IDAHO DEMANDS S1LVEB.
Democratic Convention Denounce
Cleveland and Carlisle.
Pocatello. Ida., June 10. Tbe free sil
ver men had everjthing their own way
in the Democratic State convention which
met here today.
The platform denounces President Cleve
land and Secretary Carlisle in bitter terms
and declares most emphatically for the
free and unlimited coinage of sifter.
The following delegates to the national
contention were clectel: Barry IHliard.
II. C. Shafer. Jos. C. Rich. G. B. Bryan.
T. Regan. William H. Watt was elected
del egate-:i Marge, and George Aisslee,
Oregon Beservolr Bursts.
Baker City. Ore.. Juue 16. Tlie Goodrich
reservoir, located firteen miles from this
city, collapsed at an early- hour this morn
ing and a great volume of water rushed
down the gulch, wrecking everything in
its path. The home of U. French was
swept awav and the entire family, con
sisting ot tLe parents and fire children.
wa3 drowned. A number of bridges wero
carried away and considerable damage
was done to grain fields. TLe reservoir
wis cons! ritr trrt In ISG.I and was used ror
. Cuming to I'leud for Armenia.
London. June 16 The Armenian relief
committee informed Mr. tiladstonc a few
days ago that Prof. Beet had been delegated
to go to the United States to plead the caoje
of the Armenians Mr.Gladstone.in reply
ing said- "As your envoy will lay the
strongest case ever known before one or the
most generous nations, I hope for great
results." Tror. Beet will sail lor New York
on Saturday next.
English T'rutso for Flatt.
Loudon. Juue 16. The Time tomorrow
basing Its remarks on the dispatches ot
Mr. u. W. Einalley. its American corre
spondent, wiU pay a tribute to Mr. Piatt's
masterly handling or ILc gold movement.
Fredericksburg Notvniuper Sold.
Fredericksburg. Va- June 16. Alvln T.
Embrcy. commonwealth's attorney, and w.
Seymour White, mayor or this city, pur
chased today tbe Fredericksburg Star.
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