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Life insurance Compauy,
DISTRICT OP COLUMBIA.
Iii7 iitii St., Northwest.
(Y. M. C. A. Building.)
jl II HOLLAND. WM. E. MATTHEW
C.A FLI.ETWOOl). H. H. WILLIAMS,
beety.; A est. Actuary
Abs sMiiints fmm 5 cts. to 25 crscer wenlt
Et.n'S ? .' pt' ttiare. v"
oas- 'sineuts on stock,
REAL ESTATE BANKING CO.
1007 1Kb Street, n. y,
M M. H'M.LVXD, Presat.
C. A. FLEETWOOD, Cashier.
K.ce:vIopo its of any amount.
J.' mu a made ou real estate.
Interest paid ou Time deposits.
LAW, KEAL ESr.TE AND
1C07 11th Street, n. w.
M v HOLLAND. Presdi.
1.. M. HhWLlOT, Counsellor,
llh. B. VA .KICK, Examiner of Titles,
i'nnfity bought, sold, leased, rented, a d
I'nu-ii cs law In all Courts.
'if tion ade.
F in- niBiirance reuewed or placed In rdia
L.e oiupames and at lowest rate-,
M. i:ead ancedwiih whic to purchase a
lmle an . lite of purchaser insured, so that
tifiu'il lie die iu the mean time, the home
wil lifpnid for.
IV! tor bend lor Pamphlets,
Where to carry your orders
1159 17th St., n. w., Cor. 17tli & M
Fim: PORTRAITS in Crayon. Oil and
Pau-'. enlarged to am size from Card and
Tiijtype. True Likeness Guaranteed, Month
1 ud Weekly I ayments taken. GREA1
KEDOCTiON FOR CASH.
L?c us stven: Flower, landscape Painting
etc. 'iiiidren's class every Saturdny, fiom
10 lo 3 o'clock. 25 cents per lesson.
JJanuerand Sign Paiutmg of ever
Promptly attended to.
ITo:r it-? eu."fc
70S O est. tf. W
Aii.lv at the ball frm janitor
0,'P'- UfcW cit POstofSce.)
Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Societi Badges, Medals and Jewels
of Gold aud Silver.
W. itches, Clocks and Jewelry.
Fiue a d Complicated Watch an
.Music Box Repairing a
iAU Work Warraatc d.
Xo. G32 G St., n. w.
WASHINGTON, D. C
flTith Win. F. LUTZ.
The Mixability Bill Is w
SOLDIERS DISABLED SINCE THE WAB
l)ejndeiit widows and parents now depen
dent whose soiiB died from eflectsof army ser
vices ::re included. If you wish your I'laims
spmliii and successfully prosecuted, aauresb
UNDERTAKER & CABIKET
Office 441 L Street BT. W
CARRIAGES FOR HIRE..
Telet:iion 846 9.
Sf pt 11 mf
RESTAURANT & SALOON
8fa Peunsylvauia Ave., Northwest
Washington, D. 3. PETER B.
Snnr littM TOrtnnwl '"J? ??,"
work for ni, by w "' ohlo
, nd rtit roo. Cn wotlt In Jj;
L. n flBK tx. FtHor BBXnown wir
GOOD HOME IN
HIGH VIEW PAHE.
Why don'r, yon buy a lot? There
t7D1"it Hih ground, W
titul yifwp; pure water. Small
monthly payments will pay for y0U
lot and then you can soon own your
own home. J
HIGH YIIW PASK
is located on one of the hichat
points in Alexandria countfv,r!
ixoin the free (Aequertact) bridee
on the main road ro Falls Church
7" V ' lue, ue of the projected
electric railroad, which will be
built to FaiK Church.
High Vu-w Patk offfis induce
m. ms ro ah, rich aim poor, white
ami coluied. The iouud ties slop
nig to the south, well drained, aud
eveiy lot exposed to the sun. All
lots ate 50 teet front and fiom 150
o uu 1,-tt tie. p. The streets will
be all graded aud uees planted,
and no pains will bi spared to
niaka this oue ot the most attrac-
lye and beautiful placea around
Tue title of the lots is peifect
aud abstract can be seeu at office.
The health of this section is per
fect, no malaria, but pure fresh
air, from the Blue Kidge, aud the
best and purest ot water.
The terms of hale are snch a? to
put it in the power of ereiyoue to
owu a lot oi a home ; and the prices,
the lowest around the city, with
muuIi ea&li, and monthly payments
without interest, oi a di&couut
when all cash is paVJ.
The erection of several houses
will soon be commenced.
h MM, STORES ETl.
High View Park has two colored
churches, oue school house, one
Odd Fellows' hall, two stoies, aud
a new handsome church will soon
beommejicerl. , ,
fligh View Park has the most
beautiful aud desirable lots around
High View Park offers a home
within the reach of everyone.
High View Park is just the thing
for an investment or a home.
High "View Park overlooks Four
Mile Valley, ami is above maleria
Wives and Children Perfect
home life. Plenty of room tor
lawns, llowers, aud out-door lite.
Quiet and Clean No Smoke, no
dust, no soot; atmosphere clear as
Secure a home. Secure a vote.
Pui chase now before prices ad
vance. Puie, water, tiesn air, per
tect health, schools, chuiches, Odd
Fellows' hall, stoies, etc. In short,
uice homes tor all aud a safe in
vestment for the rest.
We will drive jm out to see the
property free , j ly to
Hid U JiW PARK. CO.,
Room 3. Coroorau building, comer
I5ih aud F Streets, Washington,
D C, or
W. CALVIN CHASE,
noy IS;., n. w.
MUSI Ill's IK! OFFICE.
3C1 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Gold and silver watches, dia
monds, jewelry, pistols, guns, me-e-uaiiic.il
tools, ladies' aud gentle
men's wearing apparel.
Old goUl and silver bought.
Unredeemed pledges for sale.
A PATRIOTIC WOER
grery person rrbo la opposed to Free Triflt
Slavery and favors molcan Industrial Inde.
pendenco secured thronghlb policy of Pro
tection, should read the docmnents publtobed
by the American ProtecUve Tariff League. As
apatrlotlo dttecn It Is yonrduty to place these
documents to the bands of your friends. They
are Interesting and instrncUve. and embrace
discussions of an phases of the Tariff question.
The Leagae pobDenes over S3 different docu.
ments, comprtote nearly 600 pages of plainly
printed, carefully edited and reliable Informa
tion. Amonrthe authors of these documents
are Hon. James Q. Blaine j Wm. McKlnley, Jr.,
veraof otoalol Senator 8. M- CuUom, of IUI
noto: Senator Joseph N. Dolph, of Oregon;
frfalorAL S. Paddocfc, of Nebraska: Senator
metof Malnefseator CaMy.of NorthDakota;
Senator Justin 8. MorrU, rvtoont I Senator
Kecn W. Aldrtch, or Bhode Island: Hon.
Thomas HTDudiey.of New Jersey; HomHobert
p orwr. of WashlnBton; Prof- J. B-.nS316'
of ttoAiWcnlturalenartnient at Washing
ton; oSSodore W. H.T. Hughes; Hon. E. A.
rJfhnrn of Now York: Congressman Dolltver.
SirliSn a F. JoneaiDavid Hall Bice, of
BoS'KwresJman Perkins, of Kansas;
n? k P MTBer.of New York; Hon. Geo. Draper,
KivHonCL Edwards, of Texas; Judge
?VnfSwren?epfOhlo; Hon.D. O. Harrlmanj
if Nrtw York: Hon: Geo. S. Boutwell, of Mas4 v
Horn BTHrAmmldown, of New York; Snoctt
Knsley, of Tennessee. mv
This complete set of documents win be sent
toflraddress.post paid, for Fifty (SD Cent
Address, Wilbur F. Wakeman, Setfy, M9 m
Wast TwentTThl ?wt, He York.
WASHQTGTOND QM 8ATTJRDAY. DECEMBER 17, 1892.
To Carry On the work of the
r. M. C A. of o. c.
. The directors ot the above named
'association have secured the build -ng
formerly known as the "Forest
City House" 1607-9 11th at., n. w.
They have fitted it op tor the
se of the members, who are inti
led to the following priveleges r
A readine room whnrA fiin nf.
he leading religious aud4fieCQlairT 'odd be understood that this refers to
may be found: a
ibrary of four hundred volamne
and a pleasant aud home like par
or for social gatherings, religious
talks and lectures.
The work ou he gymnasium and
bath rooms Is beiug pushed rapid
ly forward, aud will be complete.!
in the near future. Iu order that
we may be enabled to meet, tho
heavy obligations under which we
are piacea aud to extend the work
to a great; degree of uef allness we
havedevisod the following plan by
which we appeal to all persona
havit.g the welfare of young men at
heart for help.
The city has been divided into
thirty districts, and each district
will be placed in the hands of a su
pervisor who will appoint as manv
solicitors as he may need to do the
work in his district. It is believed
that in this way every person in
the district will be given the exalt
ed opportunity of helping a worthy
We asit for the small sum of one
dollar in cash from ? ach person foi
which we will give a certificate re
ceipt. Solicitor will show due an
thority from the president anil
general sect'y, with the seal of the
association affixed thereto, be sure
ro pay mouey ouly to such author
ized agents who will take pleasure
iu in prouucjna. Uih. leauixviL -n.
M. M. Smith,
Geo. M. Cook,
T. L. Biowu,
F. D. Leo.
Secret ry ;
J. T. Davi?,
E. R. Russell,
J H. Mprriwether, President ;
J. E. Moorland, Gen. S'Cietat,'
The following perons have en
duly appointed supervisors iu lh
Ptiuce A. Grimes, 2508 Msmor
avenue. W. B Johnson, 130& 11th
street u. w. J. W. Cromwel, 1439
Pierce Place. S McElroy, 2006 10,
Ntreet u. w. Madison Jones, 2117
K Street n.W. F. D. Lee. 1119 4th
Ktiep.t. n w R. TDrtw. 11 2 19th
streetn. w. E R Russell. 1740 8
street n. w. Oliver Arnold, 419 Q
street n. w. J v. T.ylop, y0 llni
northwest, H'tmil on Rucker. 1250
New Jersey avenue; W. H. Liver
pool, Auacostia Geo. Martin 308
New York avenue W. A. Thmas,
15 L street n w W. H. Scon.
1 . 8 R street n w J T Dvis, 213
.. s-achuetts ave E. L. Web-tet,
Til 8 h street u w LA Cornish
12 H stret-t s. J VV Bu'ch r
Capital H 11, J T Re.vnold, 221G 12
street uw J T B-asou, 2701 Dun.
barton avenue A S Jackson, 260o
P tjtreei u w.
A "FLYER, INDEED"
The Fastest scheduled Train
America Rons -bom Philadel
PHIATO t'HE Ska via lead
ing uoyal Route,
Tl:it there is n streak nf "pf ortinu
hood" In the veins of tho most s dat-union-
us is evidenced bv the un-veiiy
i .t u-t manif.st.d in radwny speeds atul
tl-e delight xvitli which the average man
hulls each s-ucceiv.- triurnp . of the loco
motive over the combined elements oi
Z2Si w seed.
' ..vnri'SS tiam Deiwiou uuuuuii -
,n. i .,..Mr ! j. mi-t-ike. the spi
J. oi ,otlrvirlftin this country, no-
uf.rV .iD v-wYnrk C-ntral, Whose
"EniDire State KXiuW bi-
runiu it. ii r - i -'
7o k and Buffalo has, until w thin a few
davs claim, d the titl ol the fast.-st ri'S
n?ar tr .in n the wo.ld. This celebrated
?,.i runs ftom M. w Vork to B 1 ,ff,lo, j
dktano of 440 mile,. In ewjt .ouw a. d
Ievet.t-one seconds to each mle, or flft)
and two-hds mil s per hoar. Deduci
i. BlT Stops die average iTtnnh g t.me ot
Illfstranriffirty-tuo and tw, lv une-l.ni.-
.lrfdths mil s P" r hour.
. iow, however, comes a new claimant to.
Uh A e. d honors, li has been disc-v-
ued that ih. R-din Bf o;P
u., train irom Philadelphia to Atianttt
Olty, known as tbe "Seventy Minute
Flyer", h actually the fastest regularly
scheduled pas?ener train In the world.
The distance from Chestnut street wharf
to the Camden terminus of the railroad is
about a mile and a half, and the fer.
ry boat trip and transfer of the passeng
ers from tfip boat to the cars occupies ten
rniaute?. This leave? sixty mi 'utes for
the nil ride, and that is precisely the
time allowed by the schedule to cover the
fllty-flye arid a half miles which inter
vene between the.GMnden depot and the
station at AtlandFCity. A little figur
ing will show that this la a speed of sixty-five
seconds to the mllo, or the rate or
fiftv-five and a half miles per hour, beat
ing the formpr record six seconds per
mue anu uiraou nve mues per hour.
the speed of regularly scheduled trains
over the i ntl e length of thrir scheduled
runs, -ind not to mere pl-enomen 1 hurst'
ot sp. ed or stretches ot fast running to
make up (o lo t time or delayp. The
r.tteofnie -five and a half miles is ex-
ct'eded every dy on the Reading Rail
roid, anil powiblv on so ne other lines,
but o'i norail-o d in the world, fo Ut
as known, is th. e a train run from nd
to end of ite route at so great tin averag
peed as that of the "Seventy Minutt
When the 1 .tter was pstiblished it whi
not ith tin purpose of br nking a r-'Cirrd,
but the ofiletHls wis confident of tliel a
bility toiun a train safely and promptly
in the specified time or less if renuind.
It was iiet-rmitn-d, however, to limit, tin
train to six ia s to injure qui"kites. Tlii-
was found to be impracticable, and fin
more than a wiek the train lias beet,
carrying eight cars, including oneormon
heavv JPulluuns, and making scheduh
Pn sident McLeod can now congratu
late himself th-it his road holds the
"world's record"' for the fastest mile (3ft
4-5 spconds, hs timed August &7, 1891, b
President McLeod, Mr. William Singerl-, .
of the Philadelphia Record, and others),
and also h .is upon its time table the last
ed regular train-in the world.
Tuffs Tiny Pills.
are very email, yotposgess all the vir-
tnca of the larger Tutt's Fills -vrhlchA
have bean so pop i .ar for thirty years.
Their olze ana sugar-coating com. -
9mendtaem f7 tne U3 f children M
and persons with weak stomach. For
9 Sick XXeadaelie $
frit ri.fc fn1tiiVTii n- A ' ' ih-T mgr
""" sadpass oOTnatTzrallyTTitn.otttaanses
- or erlplng. Both sizes of Tutt'a Fills ,
Varo sold by all druggists. Botsesma!.Ql
Canada's Wew Caolnet.
Sir John Abbott's resignation as Pre
mier of Canada has at last been accepted,
and the Governor General called on Sit
John Thompson to form a Cabinet. It is
generally understood that of the old
Cabinet, Bowell, Haggarfc, Patterson,
Tupper, Foster, Daily, Ouitnet will re
main, while Carling, Chnpleau, Caron
aud Costigan will be sent adrift.
IT NEVER FAILS.
Jiw as Certain as that Your Yawn Will
"Do you see that gentleman sitting
opposite ? said one man in a cable cai
to his next neighbor, according to the
"I can make him pull his watch out
of his pocket and consult the time with
out saying a word to him."
"You know him. perhaps, and have
it arranged that he shall do so on a cer
tain signal from you."
"No, I never saw him before in my life.'
"Well, then, I dou't believe you an
"I have $5 to say I can."
"I have a five to say you can't."
"It's a bet, is it ?"
The other man waited a few moments,
nhtil the glances of the man referred
to fell on him, and then, with much de
liberation, drew forth his watch and
looked at it.
The man across the aisle saw the
movement, and instantly lifted his own
watch from his vest pocket.
The man who had bet he wouldn't
handed his 5 bill over without a word,
and as the other tooK it he remarked
"It never fails. Look at your own
watch, and it's as catching as yawning.
Try it yourself on somebody."
Derivation of Some Familiar Word.
Mo. key wrench is tne name applied
to a tool, a sort of spanner with a'rnov
able jaw. Some etymologists account
for the fore part of the name by recall
ing the fact that a monkey's jaw is
movable also. The monkey wrench
was invented some years ago by a poor
mechanic whose name is Charles
Monckey. He sold his patent for a
song, and is now working for days'
wages in Brooklyn. His invention has
mSfc millions of dollars for those who
-freto able to place it upon the market.
Arstentorian voice is that of one like
the Grecian herald in the Trojan war,
whom Homer describes as "great
hearted, brazen-voiced Stentor, accus
tomed to Bhout as loud as fifty other
A raglan is a loose overcoat with long
sleeves, such as Lord Raglan wore-in
the Crimean war. Wellingtons are
boots named after the Iron Duke.
Bluchers are also boots named after
the commander of Wellington's Prus
sian al7 at. Wl
Brooklyn will try colored policemen
The price- of silver has advanced in
No gold was shipped from New York to
Europe last week.
John Robinson, of Cincinnati, is to
sell his circus and retire.
There are 75 families starving at Nome
stead because of the great strike.
In the Northern part of New Mexico
rain has not fallen in the past two years.
Frank Eger, of Chicago, shot his 13-yenr-old
son whije temporarily deranged.
The finding of nickel ore near Keo
kuk, la., lias caused excitement m ih
vicinity. Two companies of the Fouth Regiment,
N. G. P.. wilt erect, n lito- iiriimw m
Both of W. S. Rapp's legs were broken
by a boiler plate falling upon him iu s
Reading, Pa., shop.
Iu a Northern Central railroad wreck
near Marysville, Pa., Brakeman F. M.
Amspackcr was killed.
Colonel J.imes Gilbert, 7 feet 3 inches
and Miss Emma MosMuau, 7 feet, were
married at Pittsburg.
Voln y B Gushing, Prohibition candi
date for Governor of Maine in 18133, lias
been missing since Tuesda'.
The Presbyterian women of Cincin
nati are overwhelming Professor Smith
wilh flowers during his heresy trial.
A boiler tumbled down in the Diamond
Steel Works, Reading. Pa. , killing Jacol.
Stout and injuiiug Jonathan Rowland.
Mftvnr J. R. Arliiam. nf Tnlo,l lli
has fled from the city, being charged
with forging notes, amounting lo $2.
500. Convicts in the Chester (III.) peniten
tiary rebelled, guards were put over
them, and the leaders were .put at hardei
It is rumored that James Smith, Jr..
of Newark, N. J., will be a candidate foi
United States Senator against Leon
The Georgia Legislature is again ap
propriating $30,000 to support the militia,
and the military men of the' State' are
Sam'l of Posen (Actor Curtis) gets an
other chance for life in his murder trial
ac San Fraucisco. Oue of the jurors has
ir UAWwJ -g.t'r-r
ivf nwwwiHyrte f
acres of land on which to colonize ne
groes of the town.
Frank Kerner, who was serving a 13
year term in the county jail at Reading,
Pa., for killing his wife, hanged himself
in his cell Thursday.
President Lewis Kingsbury of the Ded
ham, (Mass.) National Bank, was
knocked down and seriously hurt by n
runaway team at Boston.
The New York Herald recommends tc
the Democrats of New York the soleetior
of Charles A. Dana, of the Smi. as th
next United Suites Senator.
Roundsman D.iily, of New York,
for assault on a woman who accused
him of ruining her daughter, has been
sentenced to a year's imprisonment.
It is reported in London that Gen.
Booth of the Salvation Army has been
speculating with the funds of the organ
ization, and the accounts show a loss of
James Needles and Frank Lewis quar
reled in a church near Newark, Old o
Needles' face was cut open and a bullet
was sent through Lewis' head. Both
will probably die.
Georgians will vote in January upor
the acceptance of a Home for Aged Con
federates (built by public subscription),
with an implied annual appropriation of
$15,000 for its support.
A fast train on the Bound Brook Rail
rpail crashed into the rear car of the train
ahead near Jersey City Thursday and half
telescoped it. One woman may die ami
eight or ten are injured.
The contract for the monument to be
erected for General Hancock on the
battlefield, at Gettysburg, has been
awarded to Sculptor Elwell, of New
York, for $22,000, without the pedestal.
Joseph Goddard, of Australia, gener
ally termed the "Barrier champion, "and
Peter Maher, of Dublin, Ireland, fought
before the Coney Island Athletic Club
Thursday evening for a purse of $7,500.
Goddard won in three rounds.
Mrs. John A. Logan has been elected
president of the American University
League, an organization of womn
vvhich is to raise $1,01)0,000 to endow the
proposed Methodist University at Wash
ington, D. C, aud will begin work early
Emigration Takes a Drop.
A Washington dispatch says the regu
lar immigration force at Philadelphia,
Boston, Baltimore, New Orleans and
San Francisco will be reduced about
one-half before March, and it is probable
that the Immigration Bureau of the
Treasury Department will have to be
abolished from lack of funds.
The business failures occurring
throughout the country last week num
bered for the United States 271, and for
Canada 26, or a total of 297, as com
pared with totals of 269 the previous
week aud 209 the week before. For
the corresponding week of last year the
figures were 320, representing 2S0-fail-ufes
in the United States and 40 in the
Dominion of Caunda.
5 ebts per copy.
THIS WEEK'S NEWS.
A Summary of Current Events The World's.
Doings for the Past Six Days Gathered -anJ
Condensed for Our Readers.
Workmen are drilling for gas at Penn
Yann, N. Y,
M. Ribot has formed a new ministry,
and quiet reigns in Paris.
Mrs. Cleveland is receiving many social
attentions at Lakewood, N. J.
Sbme,pf the Southern cotton factory
stocks have advanced $20 per share.
Many of the lower grade Colorado and
Nevada silver mines have shut down.
Jack Ramsey, one of the Cooley ban;
dits. has been fouud guilty at Union town,
Pope Leo is said to have declared his
belief that he will live to be 100 years
There has been a large increase in civil
service examinations in most of the large
It is rumored in New York that Dr.
Edward McGIynn will be restored to the
Three Italians found murdered in New
Oi leans, are believed to be victims oi
The Irish Home Rule bill has been
drafted and circulated among members
The South Carolina House of Repre
sentatives has passed a bill repealing the
Kree Pass act.
Surveyors in Adair county, Idaho,
think they have discovered a genuine
Mr. Whitney is credi ted by political
rutnor with a desire to bring Cleveland
anu 41UI together.
More than 25,000 Christmas trees have
been shipped to New York from points in
the Catskill mountains.
It is stated in New York that Mrs.
Whitney will be recognized as the social
leader during the coming winter.
The Russian police are showing phe
nomenal activity in connection with ru
mors of a nihilistic plot at Keith.
Fifty-two school teachers in St. Paul,
Minn., have struck for higher pay, and
the chnTTmn nnnniaWBSl"t5I11JB9
like, tfoston, ror reasons ununown.
It is reported that all the members of
the French expedition to the upper Congo
'iave been massacred by natives.
A miniature Niagara Falls will be built
for the Chicago Fair, to show its appli
cation for furnishing electric power.
The Cincinnati Presbytery has ren
lered a verdict of not guilty in the first
heresy charge against Prof. S mith.
Charles W. Gardner, the agent of Dr.
Parkhurst's society in New York, plead
not guilty to the charge of blackmail.
The famous shipyard of the Cramp3,
it Philadelphia, is to be greatly eularged,
u order to build ocean "greyhounds."
The Treasury Department has decided
to call in all $500 notes. The report that
a dangerous counterfeit exists is denied.
The gold excitement in the Wichita
Mountains, Indian Territory, continues
tnd there is a call for troops to preserve
The Grand Jury of New York, found
i wo indictments for extorting money
.igainst Gardener, the agent of the Dr.
Park hurst society.
Robert Warfield and Lige Allen, both
colored, fought a duel with bo wie knifes
on horseback, near Navasto, Tex., and
both will probably die.
Secietary of the Treasury Foster has
-eut to Congress an estimate of the de
ficiencies in current appropriations
amounting to $14,000,000.
Pugilist Charles Mitchell, who is lan
guishing iu a London prison, has posted
$2,500 for a fight with Corbett. He will
be set free iu February.
The decrease in immigration has
caused a big deficiency at the Ellis Island
emigrant station, where expenses are
paid by a head tax on emigrants.
The death of Jay Gould was followed '
by a sharp advance of American stocks
iu London. It is claimed that English
investors always feared Gould.
Secretary of State Foster has instructed
the American Legation in London to in-
tefcede in behalf of Mrs. Maybrick, who
is dying of consumption in Woking
Rev. Dr. Parkhurst, agent of the So
ciety for the Suppression of Crime, and
Superintendent of Police Byrnes, are
conducting a wordy war in the New
York press over the efficiency of the po
lice. Jay Gould's will leaves the bulk of his
property to his eldest son, George Gould,
with smaller bequests to his other chil-.
dren and relatives. Much comment has
been excited by the failure o file the
will for probate.
The Court of Appeals of New York
nas sustained the will of William W.
Merriam, who willed $100,000 to the
general government He bad previously
made eight wills, leaving his property,
to as many pretty girls.
The Brussels silver conference has re
sulted in no action, and there is consid
erable indignation at the obstructive
course of the British delegates. ' It la 'be
lieved the conference will adjourn to
meet again during the winter.
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