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THE MOENINGr TIMES, SATURDAY, APEXL 17, 1897.
a short sruide for
Children's Suits start at
1.4S Men's Suits start at
$7.50 Men's "Bike" Suits
start at $5.00 All-wool
Striped Sailor-collar Sweat
ers, at $1.00 New Plaid
Shirts at $1.00 and everything-
else 3rou'll need for
Easter wear is here for less
than prevailing prices.
Cor. Ttli and E Sis. N. W.
So Ilrnncli Storo In Washington.
.WRIGHT & DITSON'S
Hanking or riayers,
States and Canada,
Photographs of the
Champions, Utiles of
the Game and Letters
A. G. SPALDING & BRO.. 10 Pa. Axe.
DPEIIIE DAY IT BERMIHG
The Card for the Day Well
BETTORS AND BGOIQIAKERS
Tine noises ur.il lilt; yiIds All
That Is Xrpfltd Is Bright Sui:-hlilue-First
Day of Legitimate
Racing; in the liat Entries for
the Day uml Times Tips.
The beacon of legitimate racing In the
liaBt will be Inaugurated at Benning to
day, and the only thing needed to make
the opening meeting a great success is
good weather. There are plenty of horses
to contest for the -stake and purse events,
and the class of the ct-ntestants will be
first late. Thcgrand stand, clubhouse and
fences have all been newly painted and
the tender green of new turf and budding
trees will lend a beautiful and appropriate
setting to Hie spring bonnets and dresses
which Washington beauties will surely dis
play in honor of the poptdar jockey club.
The club has made a game uphill fight
ever since the first meeting under the
present management and every lover of
line horse flesh and pluck hopes for a de
gree of financial success commensurate
with the racing success that the efforts of
the "Washington Jockey Club have assured
for the spjlng meeting of 1897.
Nothing has been left undone. .Stake
events well worth winning by any stable
and liberal purses are offered to attract
the owners, white hurdle races and steeple
chases are plentifully interspersed to draw
the "Washington crowd, which, masculine
and feminine, can always be depended on
for plenty of good sporting blood.
It is a pity that the local authorities
in charge have assumed that tlie proper
time to fix the road leading to the race
track is immediately preceding the meet
ing. This assumption has induced them to
cover it with cartloads of soft earth dur
ing the pa.ut few days, and heavy driving,
with deep dust or deep mud to choose
between, according to the weather, will le
About hotel lobbies last night many of
the regulars were on hand. M attic Corbctt
and J. J. Maguire were at the Shoreham,
as was also Robert I'inkerton, whom the
Jockey Club employs to attend all meet
ing held under its direction, to see that
none of the public money gets into any
hands but the bookmakers' who are proi
crly entitled to it. George Whcelock, who
remembers Washington very well, since
he stood in the ring last fall and saw Tre
inargo, on whom he had $8,000 at 1 to 4,
left at tbe post, and Sol Lichenstein 'Jire
at the Arlington. Sam Doggett got in
about i) o'clock and went to the Raleigh,
where M I)wyer arrived by a later train.
Doggett looks tanned and well and is
evidently at his usual professional weight.
Orlando Jones and Dave Gideon were ex
pected at the Cochran but had notariivtl
at a late hour.
The meeting, which opens today, will
last until next Saturday, giving seven
days raciag. Each day there will be
run a stake event worth from $750 to
$1,200, and either a hurdle race or steeple
chase. Starting will be by the machine
and the. well-tried Pettingill -will officiate
at the barrier. Clarence McDowell will
be presiding judge and S. S. Howland and
Jesse Brown, stewards. The death of
Thomas Drauey last week left a vacancy
In the office of clerk of the course and
H. G. Cuckman will officiate. Horses will
be called to the post at 3:15 each day
for the first race. There are aKut U50
horses at the track. Most of them make
their first start this season at Helming,
but there are several which have been
earning oats at New Orleans and in the
past horses of this class have always been
formidable, as their condition is usually
Among these, Reagan's two-year-old.
Sly Fox, has shown stake form, having
twice beaten Van Antwerp, the New Or
leans champion two-year-old, which re
cently beat all the crack .youngsters at
Of the Jockeys, Sims will bo absent, as
lio will continue to ride at the "Western
meetingsrorsome weeks. Dogirett.O'Leary,
Hamilton, TJttlefield, Coyloand Powers will
bo seen In the saddle here, possibly Taral
The card for today has filled well and
good contests are assured in nearly every
race. Most Interest centers In the Arling
ton Stakes, for two-year-olds, in which
seven are carded to start. Such fine ro
portB bavo come from "Waldcn's stable
that their filly, Juda, by BriUanlc-lmp.
Judy, 1b most In favor as the winner. De
canter has many believers and "Water Crest
is not without a fpllowing. The hurdle
event Is supposed to be between Thackeray
Betting will be carried on as heretofore,
bat the passing of money will probably be
Two years ago It. J. "Warren, a druggist
at Plcnsaut J3rook, N. Y-, bought a small
wipply of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
He sums up the result as follows; "At
mat time the goods -were unknown in this
'Faction. Today Chamberlain's Cough Rem
t iy is a household word." It Is the same
I -i hundreds of communities. "Wherever tho
I tod qualities of Chamberlain's Cough
liemedy become known, the people will
1 xvo nothing else. For sale by Henry
I-'rans. wholesale and retail druggist. 938
F street and Connecticut avenue aiul 8 I
1$11 Pcnna Ave.
Adj. Willard's Hotel
TREATS ALL FORMS
OF CHRONIC DISEASES.
He Accepts No Fee Unless
He Is Absolutely Sure
Those who are being imposed upon by
high-ree doctors should bear in mind that
Dr. Walker charges the exceptionally low
Including: All fledfcines.
SUFFERERS FROM BRAIN OR NER
VOUS DISEASES, kLOOD POISON, OR.
ANY AFFECTION OF TUE URINARY
ORGANS, LOST VIGOR, NIGHT EMIS
SIONS, UNNATURAL DRAINS. VARI
COCELE, HYDROCELE. CATARRH,
ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS. CONSTIPA
TION, OR ANY DISEASE OF THE NOSE.
THROAT. OR LUNGS. SHOULD CON
SULT DR. "WALKER AT ONCE.
Daily office nours. 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Satur
day, till 8 p. in. Sunday, 10 to 12 m.
tt2 CONSULTATION FRhK. 'oa
less open on account of recent press reports
or a possiblosupervlsion by a representative
of the District attorney's office.
The track was in perfect shape yester
day, and unless rain continues today it
will be fast and not dusty.
Entries for Today.
First race- Five furlongs: for three-year-olds
and upwards; non-winners, of
$1,000. Tiompt, 104; Billali. 98; Bob
Leech,94; Will Elliott, 117; Gee Gee, 97;
Maud Adains,9G; Harrington, 114; Princess
Bonnie, 101; Tenderness, 10S; Old Saugus,
110; Mistral. .109.
Second race-One mile; selling; for three-year-olds
and upwards. Laura Davis,
101; for. Jim. SO; Squan. SG; Russler. 87;
Doggett, 120; Louise N., 101,; Counsellor
Howe. 106; Lambert, 101; Naughty Girl,
Si; Alberts., 100.
Third race -Tin' Arlington stakes, for
two-year-olds; Tour furlongs. Robeit
Boyle br. c.. Water Cress, by Water Level
Miss House, 109; W. C. Daly br. f., Ella
Daly, by Bullancr-Evcrywherc, 109; W. C.
Daly b. c. Gen. Macco, by Imp. Meddler
Petrola, 1 1 2; F. R. and T. Hitchcock b. c ,
Decanter, byDecclver-Maudlin, 112; F.
R. and T. Hitchcock cli. g.. Oioir Boy, by
Rossington-Cantata, 109; A. 11. and D. H.
Morris b. c. Cherry Picker, by Kilwarlin
Activc, 112; Walden & Sons b. f., Money
Spinner, by Lovegold or Gallantry-Imp.
Medusa, 109; Walden & Sons b. t., Juda,
by Buttonec-lmp. Judy, 109.
Fourth race One and one-quarter miles,
for maiden three-year-olds. Calibre, Teui
plestone. Gee Gee, Pequod, Loch Glyn, 111
each; Chief Coiilln, Musketeer, Amount,
Junk, 10S each.
Fifth race-One and one-half miles, over
six hurdles; selling. Broeck, 152; Buck
eye, Thackeray, 14G each; Waltzer, 149;
Forget, 13S; Tom Moore. 139.
First race Harrington to win; Billali
Second race-Albert S. to win, Dr. Jim
Third race-Juda to win. Decanter
Fourth race-Lock Glyn to win, Junk
Fift'i race Thackeray to win, "Waltzer
The Memphis Results.
Memphis, Tcnn., April 16 Ladles day
attracted a large crowd to the Mont
gomery Park races today. Typhoon II.
the Derby candidate, -was in great form.
His miming will be reflected in the books
on the big event.
First race-Five furlongs; selling. For
feit, -won; War Bonnet, second; Ferris
Ilartman, third. Timo. 1:03 1-2.
Second race Four and one-half furlongs.
Widower, won; Brazilian, second; Mary
Galvin. third. Time, 0:07 l-4
Third race -One mile; purse. Typhoon II,
Avon; Boanerges, second; Helena, third.
Fourth race -Seven furlongs. Macy,
-won; Lord Fairfax, second; Floridas, third.
Firth race One and oue-sixtcenth miles;
selling. Marquise, won; Linda, second;
Anger, third. Time, 1:49 1-2.
Sixth race Five furlongs; selling. Charm,
won; Sim , second; Hester, third. Time,
The Sharlcey-Mnher Fight.
St. Louis, April 1G. -Manager Dan Lynch
and his protege, Tom Sharkey, left this
morning for Pittsburg. They will meet
Peter Matter and Manager Quinn in that
city, and consider several matters pre
liminary to the fight in New York on
April 31. Sharkey is positive he can
get into prime condition by that time.
He has not jet settled on his training
quarters, but expects to be hard at work
by next Tuesday or Wednesday. Jim
Hall will probably spar with him while
The Young Giants defeated the Dolphins
by the corc of 20 to 14. The Young Giants
would like to hearfromall teamsaveraglng
fourteen years of age. Battery: Flynn and
The Festival "Week' of Kesnch.
With sunsctlnst night began the Hebrew
festival week of Passover or Pcsach, ob
served by the eating of unleavened bread
in all Jewish households.
The event was observed by reading of
the evening ritual in the local synagogues
and further services will be held today
at 9 o'clock.
The Search Medicine Company were de
nied the use of the mails because of a
puzzle put out by them a week ago, ad
vertising their medicines, and which tech
nically came within the lottery law. That
there "was no wrong intent is shown by
the fact that although their mail was for
a time delayed, it lias all been delivered
to them, and thev have so amended their
otter that they now have postal permission
over the autograph signature or the Hon.
John L. Thomas, Assistant Attorney Gen
eral of the Postoffice Department, be
neath their personal offer. It will be
noted that their answer to the puzzle has
alo been deposited I it a trust company for
safe-keeping until July 1, when it will
be mailed by the trust company to the
Postmaster General, who, inereby, has
it in his power to see that all have a fair
chance to solve the puzzle, and get their
just reward. The aluminum thimble which
is given to every one who tries to solve
tho puzzle is certainly a prize in itself.
Thut it Is to be carried out in good rnith,
is attended iiy the Tact that tne correct
answer has been deposited with the Union
Trust Company, or Philadelphia, as per
receipt below, and the exact fulfillment
or all the above conditions by the Search
Medicine Company is personally guar
anteed by its president. N. C. Search,
whoso likenefis and signature is on every
package of their medicines. Send in your
answer now, or cut this out and keep
it, and you can use it to send in aa
answer prior to June 31. In the mean
time a headache, a stomachache or a.
toothache may bring you a bicycle.
"Philadelphia, April 11, 1897.
"Received or the Search Medicine Com
pany, letter sealed, addressed, 'United
States Postmaster General, Washington,
D. O. -which Is to bo deposited in the
postoffice at Philadelphia, Pa., on the
1st day of July. 1697.
"THE UNION TRUST COMPANY,
D. HOWARD FOOT, Treasurer."
THE fflPMOF KfiiTADES
Greek Insurgents Victorious Af
ter a Desperate Struggle.
PREFER DEFEAT TO DISHONOR
The Spirit of Ancient Greeee Show
ing Itself in the Present Crisis.
Gladstone "Writes of Great Brit
ain' Shame, and Sternly Arraigns
the Salisbury Government Policy.
Larissa, April 1G. Advices have been
received hero showing that on Tuesday lust
the Greekiiisurgentsiti Macedonia, captured
the town of Kritadcs after a seveie en
gagement with the Turkish force sta
tioned there. The defenders of the town
fought desperately to maintain their posi
tion, but they were finally compelled
to retreat after sustaining a heavy loss.
It is stated that at leust eighty Moslems
were killed, -while twenty-five were mado
prisoners by the insurgents. The latter
captured 150 rifles and a quantity of
ammunition. No mention is made of any
losses on the part of the Greeks.
A dispatch from Trikliala announces I he
disbanding of the force of Italian volun
teers commanded by Signer Cipriani, the
well-known Socialist. The Italians took
part in the invasion or Macedonia, but 1 hey
suffered severely from the cold weather
and the lack of a proper commissariat.
They did good service for a tim", but their
enthusiasm for the cause of Greece was
not proof against the severe conditions
of the campnlga, and they retired to Grecian
territory a few days ago.
PREFER DEFEAT TO DISHONOR.
The Spirit of Ancient Greeee Is
London, April 10. The Times corre
spondent at Athens telegraphs that the
publio is awakening to the dangers of the
situation and is no longer confident of
victory hi the event of war. Nevertheless
the desire for war Is as strong as ever.
Eveira crushing defeat is regarded as pref
erable to the humiliation of yielding.
GH EAT BRITAIN'S SHAMI3.
Gladstone Itefers to Her Compe
tency and "Disgraceful Office."
London, April 10.- A letter is published
here, written by .Mr. Gladstone to Uampzcs,
a prominent Macedonian leader. In It Mr.
"1 have often seen the question debated
to what state .Macedonia, when I lie day of
her liberation comes, should be annexed,
and how she should be divided, but I have
never heard any sufficient reason why, as
Bulgaria has gone to the Bulgarians and
Servia to tiie Servians, Macedonia should
not become a free state for the .Macedon
ians. But we seem far, indeed, from being
able to raihe effectually a question of this
kind at. a time when we appear ignomln
iously incompetent to deal even with the
questions opened for us and forced upon
"You might, and Hellenes might count
upon the sympathy of the people of this
country, and in most matters, when you
have the sympathies of this people, you
can count upon the action of our govern
ment, but it Is not the people orthcgoveni
ment of Great Britain that are directing
the course of the Cretan und Greek ques
"Under the present deplorable scheme
all our government has to do is to plead
its opinions as H it were before a tribunal
of those youthful despots, the emperors of
Germany and Russia, and to abide by
and help execute their final determina
tions. They tow Austria behind them aud
through one of the two have a resistless
hold uiKiii France.
"Our disgraceful office seems to be to
place our ships and guns and soldiers and
sailors at their disposal for tin; purpose of
keeping down the movement for liberty
in Crete, and securing to these young
despots, who have in no way earned tho
confidence of Europe the power of deciding
questions which, in point of right, belong
to the Cretaus to decide."
PASSES ITS SECOND HEADING.
The Bill Appropriating Money for
Athens, April 16. The bill appropriating
23,000,000 drachmas for the use of the
ministries oT war and marine passed its
second reading in the Boule today.
M. Delyannis introduced a bill enabling
the government to issue treasury bonds to
the amount of 1G, 000,000 drachmas, and
another empowering privilege banks to Is
sue 6,000,000 drachmas in currency to
replace damaged notes in the treasury. "
J3ATTLE XEAH NE.EROS.
Turks and Insurgents Said to Bo
-London, April 1G. A dispatch received
at midnight from Larissa. the head
quarters or the Greek army, states that
an engagement has taken place near Nez
cros, on the frontier, in which artillery
played en important part. No other details
of the battle are given.
THE BOYCOTT LIFTED.
Steamfltters Reconsider Their Ac
tion as to The Times.
The Steamfltters Local Branch No. 10
met last night and formally lifted the boy
cottdeclared against Mr. Stilson Hutchiiis,
proprietor of The Times, and also from
the firm of Barber & Ross, which had done
certain work for Mr. Hutchins. The firm,
it was sliown at the meeting, has unionized
Mr. T. 1. Gaut, secretary of the steam
fitters, desired the foregoing statement
to be made inasmuch as the publication of
the boycott was made at the instance of
Ran Down a Pursc-Snatcher.
Mounted Officer Ilartman had a lively
chaso after GeorgeWashlngton, a diminu
tive colored lad, yesterday afternoon;
near Lincoln square. George approached
Eosanna Ware, a colored girl, snatched
her purse from her hand and ran up the
street. He was finally captured In the
house at No. 701 A street, where he had
attempted to hide. The purse -was re
covered by Policeman Mathews In an
alley, and found to contain but six cents.
George, was taken to No. 9 station and
locked up. Like his illustrious namesake
he could not tell a lie, but frankly con
fessed that he had committed tlie crime.
Ijih- Class Banquet Postponed.
The banquet of the junior law class
of Columbian University, which was to have
been held last night at the Biggs House,
has been postponed until Friday, April
23. The postponement was' agreed upon
at a meeting of the class held on April 7,
for the reason mat Good Friday fell on
April 16. The committee having the feast
In charge Is as follows: Fred C Handy,
chairman; Mr. Tait, Mr. Delcplaiic, Mr.
Bright, Mr. Beckman, Mr. Loucks, Mr.
Felix, and Mr. Silbausan;
THE LATE JUDGE STOMtOW.
His Body Tnlten to Boston Yester
The remains of Hon. James J. Storrow,
counsel in the Venezuelan boundary ques
tion, who dropped dead in the new Con
gressional Library. building Thursday after
noon, were sent to Boston on the 4 o'clock
train over the Pennsylvania Railroad yes
Mrs Storrow aud her daughter arrived
herejust prior to thedepartureor the body,
and will accompany it to his lute home,
where it is expected that the funeral will
take place tomorrow.
Hon. Gardiner G. Hubbard and .Mr. G.
Graham Bell will leave this afternoon to
attend the obsequies.
CANNOT LOCATE HER TEETH
Stella Burke's Condition Is a Very
Suffers Hut Little Pain, But Able
to Articulate Only In "Whispers.
Case Puzzles the Surgeons.
Stella Burke, the young girl who swal
lowed her false teeth while asleep several
nights ago, was again placed under the x
ray yesterday, but owing to the bi caking
of one of the tubes a pictuie could not he
obtained. On the flist trial the negative
failed to develop pioperly. The physicians
will endeavor to locate the missing molars
tills morning by means of a i.iobe, which
will be inn down the gill's tlnoat. For
the past two days Dr. Lawrence has been
treating the patient so as to harden the ali
mentary canal .in. order to permit this
operation in case the x-ray failed to work
In the meantime the physicians have sent
to Philadelphia for an additional tube, and
an additional test of the machine will be
made tomorrow in aim of lalluie of the
The case is a peculiar one, and tends to
somewhat puzzle tlie surgeons. The girl
suffers but little pain, but is really in a
pitiful condition. She can only articulate
in whispers, and is compelled toentliquhl
food. It 1b believed that the plate must
have lodged somewhere in the passage
from the acsophagus to the mouth of the
stomach, as in case it had readied the lat
ter organ such a non-digestible substance
as a set of ivories would produce Intense
pain and suffering. In any event, wherever
the mlMng molars may lie found, an opera
tion is altogether likely, and this fact is
what makes tho tase a serious one.
SCULPTOR DUNBAR'S SUIT
Interesting Case injustice O'Neill's
Franlc L. Evnus Sued for Instruc
tion Given His Sou A Itefusal to
Pose "In the Altogether."
The suit Instituted by M.S. Dunbar, the
well-known sculptor, against Prank T.
Evans to recover the sum of $l"i0, which lie
deviates is due him for inst ruction given
the defendant's fon, Rudolph Kvans, came
up for trial before Justice O'Neill yesterday
The li faring developed tome unusual fea
tures, and in view of the perplexities of
he case decision was reserved.
From the 'testimony it appeared that
young Evans had at one time taken lessons
m sculpture' from Mr. Dunbar, for which
his father had paid in full.
Afterward," accoidlug to Sculptor Dun
bar, an agreement was enteied into by
which the young man should be practi
cally apprenticed' to him, and for the
first year the .sculptor was to leceive .$100.
the second year $30, and the ttiird year
his services should pay for the instruction
Mr. Dunbar said he placed all possible
help iu the boy's way to assist him in
gettiug commissions for which he should
receive pay, as he knew he needed tho
At one time lie said he helped him to
obtain a silting from Secretary Morton,
of tlie Agricultural Depaitmeut, for a
bust, for which he was well paid.
A year and a half after the beginning
of the iKiy's instruction, he said he re
quested him to perform some slight
service, which the boy refused to do.
He, thereupon, sent him home, and shortly
thereafter he presented his father with a
bill of instruction. This, Mr. Evans re
fused to pay.
Mr. Evans, in his own defense, stated
that tticre had never been a contruet by
which lie "was to pay for his sou's in
struction, and that he understood his sou's
services were to lie tlie only pay demanded
by the sculptor.
Young Evans told of his duties us helper
in the studio, and when questioned what
duty it was, he refused to perform, he said
that Sculptor Dunbar hnd requested him
to pose in the nude, which he refused to do.
After an interchange of arguments on tho
fly straightest in
tlie light of a
bright eyes and
rosy hps. The
healthy is sure to
f She will have
beauty and mag
netism of health. As she loses health,
she -will surely lose beauty. Hollows in
tlie cheeks, dullness in the eyes, muddi
ness in the complexion one or all are
sure to result from ill-health.
Nine times in ten ill-health in women
means an unhealthy condition of the or
gans distinctly feminine. A slight dis
order here will put the whole woman out
of order. Ordinarily when a woman is
sick, she will find that the trouble is here.
Headaches, neuralgia, sleeplessness, nerv
ousness generally come from the same
cause. These things are serious, but they
can be cured. Any disease or weakness
of the female organism can be surely
and completely cured by the use of Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription. Thou
sands of grateful women have testified to
its beneficial results. Among them Mrs.
Roscoe Vanover, of Robinson Creek, Pike
Co., Ky., who writes;
"I wish to express yay thanks to you for the
good I have received from your 'Favorite Pre
scription.' I haye used it at different times for
the. last fiveyeara, audialwayswith themost grat
ifying results. But the greatest good received by
the 'Pavorite Prescription' was about four months
ago when my last baby .was born. I was afflicted
with 'child-bed fevef. Jn9tcad of sending after
the doctor, I used the ' Prescription ' and was
cured. A lady friend .of mine was similarly af
flicted and sent after thedoctor and took his rem
edies and died. I am now 27 years old, weigh
147 pounds, tlie mother of five children, and am
enjoying the best of health."
If you would like to sec more of these testimo
nials, and to find out all about Dr. Tierce's Favor
ite Prescription, you should send for a copy of, the
" Common Sense,Mcdical Adviser." This is Dr.
Pierce's i.ooS. page book. 680,000 of which have
been sold at the regular'price, of $1.50 per volume.
The new editlon".,pa'per-bound, of half a.raUHon
is being distributed absolutely free to those who
will send 21 one-cent stamps, to pay cost of mail
ing otily.to World's Dispensary Medical Associa
tion, Buffalo. N. V. If -French cloth binding la
desired, send 10 cents extra, 31 cents in all.
ll f iiHHI
Thostaro where your money is "ON CALL' whoa you
Wonderful Values in
Children's Easter Suits !
will eiid this sale of Boys' and Children's Suits at these
low prices. They are going so rapidly that we can plainly see that
not one of them will be left by tomorrow night. R-ally, these suits
are the prettiest and cheapest we have ever handled. Our own
A Spaldingr Bat and Ball or Catcher's Glovo
vrith ovary boy's purcbaso froo.
300 CHILDKEN'S SHORT PANTS SUITS with two pairs pants, 12
different patterns to select from; guaranteed absolutely all wool. These
suits were made in our own factory in New York, and only manufacturers
could offer them at such a price. There is not a suit in the
lot but what is actually worth S4, if made with only one pair
pants. These have two ages 6 to 16. Special price
and knee line quality the latest effects in plaids and mix
tures a variety of patterns to select from made to sell for
$5. We offer for Easter for
THE BEST QUALITY of BLACK AND BLUE CLAY
WORSTED SHORT PANTS regular price everywhere S6.
We offer at
11th and P Streets.
SEVENTH 1)AY A PVENTIPTS -Church
on ath st. ne , bet F and G. This morning
Satihath-schoot at IU and preaching at
11:13 bv Elder F. .M. Wilcox. Tomorrow
(.Sunday! evening, at 8 o'clock, the subject
of the discourse will be, "The Sabbath of
tlie nilile." Elder V. 11. Lucas, pustor.
Public invited. it
SPIRITUALISM Sunday services at 3
und 7::iu at the Temple, 51.5 th st.;
lecture, followed by spirit communications;
circles Tuesday nnd Thursday nights; pri
vate interviews dally. Dr. MATTHEWS,
Medium, residence 1021 Vermont ave.
SPIRITUALISM Wonn's Hall, 721 Gth
st. nw.;Mrs. Zoller, assisted by Mrs. Row
land, will hold her usual Sunday evening
meeting: psjehometric readings, tests, etc.;
seance Wednesday evening at residence,
81.' t;th st. nw. ; interviews daily. It
UNITED BRETHREN INCHRISTMEMOR
lal I'hurch, cor. Kund.V Cap.sts. Preach
ing at 1 1 a. m and tt p m. by thepastor,
Kev. J. E. Font: Sunday-school nt U:30 a.
in.; 1". P. S. C. E., ut 0:15 p. m.; general
prayer service Thursduy evening at 8
o clock. All scats free. Strangers wel
law governing apprentices, between Attor
neys Wood, for the complainant, and Leli
ner, for the defense. Justice O'Neill an
nounced that ho would reserve his de
cision. HEGULAHS OX THE FROXTIJ2H.
Cabinet DImciisnIoii on lre.servlnj;
Order in tlie Demote RckIoiih.
The most interesting topic discussed at
the Cnlilnet meeting yesterday was the
proposition to establish a company of
United States Army regulars on the frontier
of Alaska. It is regarded hy the iiovern
ment as Important that order lie preserved
In the 1 emote mining city of Circle City
on the frozen Upper Yukon.
There is the usual simplicity of gov
ernment In Circle City that prevails in
Tiontier mining camps, and police regula
tions and Federal authority arc both sadly
wanting. The matter was not dcrtnitely
decided at the ''abinet meeting, but it
is believed that the Secretary of War will
be instructed to establish a post at or
near Citcle City and garrison it with one
company, which will be in command of an
officer of higher rank than captain.
It is an interesUng fact incident to the
proposed military establishment in Alnsku
that the Dominion government lately dis
patched troops to the frontier of the North
west territory, opposite Circle City. Thus
small companies of troops of both nations
are on hand in case of any developments
relative to conflicting claims as to the in
ternational boundary and contests over
ACQUITTAL OF JAMliS A. "FAIR ALL
Jury Convinced of His Innocence
Jn 11 Very Few Minutes.
James A. Fairall, who was indicted re
cently for embezzlement, was yesterday
acquitted in criminal court No. 1, before
Chief Justice Bingham, or the charge, the
Jury remaining out for a few minutes only.
Fairall was at the time of the alleged
embezzlement, iu the employ of Wilbert
Clary, a dealer in feed and flour, at the
corner of Fifteenth and L streets south
east. He had been In Mr. Clarj's service
for several years, it is stated, as a de
liverer of goods, and collector of bills.
Uis record was good, and until accused
by Mr. Clary, no charge affecting his In
tegrity hail ever been made, so far as the
Mr. Clary discovered, however, as he
thought, that the money on two bills
against, customers Messrs. BiiRherandJar-boe-had
been collected by Fairall, for
which no credit had been given, and he
dismissed the collector, but -without giv
ing a reason for his action.
Later on, however, Mr. Clary published
tho accusation and procured Fairall's in
dictment. The amountsof the two alleged
thefts were, respectively, $6.75 and .$5.
Fairall testified for himself, and as proof
that he had attempted no concealment, he
admitted tho collections and showed by his
bookd thnt he had charged himself with
the money on tho dates of payment. lie
swore ho had not only reported the collec
tions, but had paid over the money with
other collections, and that Mr. Clary had
simply neglected to give credit.
Fairall then proved by a number of mer
chants that they had respectively received
bills from Mr. Clary for goods already
paid for, the effect or which was to show
that his employer's books were not ac
Two African Amazons Fight.
Annlo Bowman nnd Annie Cartwright,
two colored amazons, living in Cures court
southeast, quarreled yesterday afternoon
over the former's husband. During the en
counter the Cartwright woman stabbed
her opponent three times about the head and
face. She was brought to the Emergency
Hospital, where her injuries were dressed
by Dr. Lawrence.
COMBINATION SUITS extra
It willbcto thendvantage of mothers, before purchasing their chil
dren's Easter Suits, to examine these special bargains, even if
thev do not purchase.
We make a specialty or Children's Clothing, and carry the largest
and most complete stock in the city.
t Children's Kurnishincs -HATS. CA PS.NECKWEAR, HOSIERY. COL-
L.AKS and CUFFS, KING SHIRT WAIST3.
GODFREY. MOORE & CO.,
PROPOSALS FOR COAL, ICE AND I
washing towels. -United States Commis
sion of Fish and Fisheries. Washington, D. ,
C, April 10,189". Sealed proposals will j
ne receiveu oy tne unuursigneo at mis
Commission until Thursday, the Gth day
of .May, 16J7. at "o'clock p. m.,utwliicn
time and place they will be opened in the
presence of attending bidders, for fur
nishing such coal and ice as may be or
dered during tlie fiscal year ending June
30, 1808. Bids are also Invited for wash
ing towels. The right is reserved to reject
any and all bids, to waive technical de
fects and to accept any part of any bid
rind rnlpnt- the otlinr nnrfc TUnnts firirnrA.
posals, with specifications of the require- !
munis to be met in respect 10 eacn article,
and also the estimated quantities probably
to be required of each, will be rurnistied
on application to tlie disbursing agent.
J. J. DRICE, Commissioner.
PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY, MATE
rlal. etc. OfHce or the Public Printer.
Washington, D. C, April 10. 1897. Sealed
proposals will be received at this office
until '2. o'clock p. m.. MavG. 1807. Tor fur
nishing stationery, ruei, ice. hardware,
plumbing and electric supplies, lumber, eta.
Tor the use or the Government Printing
Office during the fisnl year ending June
30, 1893. Sealed proposals will aU) lie
received at the same tlu.e for furuishing
material for the use or the Government
Printing orficeduring the fiscal veHreiiding
June 30. 1S93. The riht to' reject any
and all bids and to waive defects is re
served. Detailed schedules of the sta
tionerv, fuel, ice. and material requited,
accompanied by blank proposals, and giving
the regulations with which bidders must
complv, may be obtained by addressing
thisoffice. F. W. PALMER.PublicPrinter.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. WASHING
ton, D. C, April 10, lo97.-Sealed pro
posals will be received at the office of tlie
Cider Clerk, Department of Justice, until
2 o'clock p. in., Thursday, May 0, lsJ7,for
supplying the Department or Justice with
tlie following u rt Ides and services for the
fiscal vear endinir June 30. 189a. Sta
tionery, fuel, ice, miscellaneous supplies,
and washing towels. Blank forms and
other information will be furnished by the
Chief Clerk on application. The depart
ment reserves the right to waive defects
and to reject any or all bids or parts of
bids. mil 0,12,1 7,l9,2S,20,myl,3
Washington, D. C, April 10, 1897 Sealed
proposals win be received at this office un
til 2 o clock p. m., Thursday, May 6, 1897,
at which tune and place they will be
opened In the presence of attending bid
ders, for rurmshlnc the ftllowiug classes of
supplies during the fiscal year ending June
30, 1898: Stationery, ice, and such miscel
laneous articles as raav be crdereL Bids
are also Invited for tne purchase or wa:te
paper from the commission and Tor wash
ing towels. Bids will be considered on each
item separately. The right is reserved to
reject any nnd ail bids, to waive technical
defects, and to accept any partofanv bid
and reject the other part. Blanks ror pro
posals, with specifications of the require
ments to be met in respect to each article,
and also the estimated quantities prob
ably to be required of each, will be fur
nished on application to tlie secretary. Re
sponsible security will be required ror the
faithful performance of the contracts. By
the commission. EDW. A. MOSELEY.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHI.VG
ton Sealed proposals will be received at
the Department of State uaUl 2 p. m.of the
Gth day of May. 1897, to furnish said De
partment with stationery und miscellan
eous nrticles, including rorage, flags, and
ice, for the year ending June 30. 1898. in
accordance with a schedule of articles
which will be supplied to persons and hnns
proposing to bid. The right to reject any
and all bids, or to accept any portioa of
any bid, or amend thequuutity given of any
article in the schedule is reserved. Eacn
bidder will be required to furnish with his
bid a bond, with two sureties, in the sum
of $2,000 as a guarantee of a faithful per
formance of the contract which may be
awarded him. All samples submitted should
be left at the "Stationery Room" of the
Department. JOHN SHERMAN. Secretary
of State. apl0.12,17,19,28.29;mvl;3
PROPOSALS -IT. S. DEPARTMENT OF
Agriculture. Office of the Secretary,
Washington, D. C, April 7, 1S97. -Scaled
proposals in duplicate, subject to the usual
conditions, will be received at the olfice
oftheDlsbursiagClerk until 2 p. m., Thurs
day. May 6. 1897. for furnishing the L.
S. Department of Agriculture and its sev
eral branches, during the fiscal year end
ing June 30, 189S, the following supplies:
Stationery, duplicating supplies, printers'
material, and seed r.ockets: laboratory sui
plies: lumber and packing boxes: fuel:
painters material: plumbers" material: ice:
forage: cur seals. curd tags, and hog rings:
brooms, brushes, etc.: flowerpots; cleaning
carpets and washing towels: telegraph and
hardware supplies: flags: instrument sup
plies: maps; map frames: and for the pur
chase of waste paper. Full information,
with schedules and blanks, caif be ob
tained upon application to the Account
Division of the Department or the Weather
Bureau. Persons applying should name
the schedule und specify the class of arti
cles upon which they desire to submit bids.
Bids must be sealed and addressed to the
Secretary of Agriculture, in accordance
with instructions given on schedules.
JAMES WILSON, Secretary.
Appointment of Receivers.
In the suit for dissolution of copartnership
between L. R- Vinton and II. S. .Martin,
Judge nagner Thursday appointed John
P. Shepherd and Mycr Cohen receivers, un
der bond of $12,000 each.
A Delightful Halm to Catarrh Suf
ferers. Time was when such drastic mea
sures as the physician's kniTe or burning
the affected parts in catarrh cases were
resorted to. Modern medical stience has
stepped in and the means of curing has lost
all the barbaric tendency. Dr. Agncw'a
Catarrhal. Powder Is a mostpotentremedy.
It relieves In a few mlnutesand cures most
pants, double seat
fl OO irenl
a f 1 J t
J, 1 1 1 it
Opposite Boston House
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF
m THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, Wash
ington, D. C, March 29. 1897. Notice
is given that the Commissioners of the
Diairict of Columbia intend to make tho
following named improvements, which are,
in their Judgment, necessarv Tor the public
health, safet . and comfort; assessments
for one-hair of the cost of the same will
be made as provided ror in public act No.
171, approved August 7. 1694:
Parties who -are interested in the pro
posed work are notified that the baid
Commissioners will give a heating at tha
District building on the 21st davor April,
1897, at 11 o'clock a. m. , to afiy personi
who may desire to object thereto.
Set grauite curbing on the east side
or Connecticut avenue, between R ami S
streets northwest, to be assessed against
the lotaar square 91 abuttlugou said street;
estimated cost, $5G0.
Lay brick sidewalk and set granite
curbing on both sides or Florence street
northeast, between F and G streets, to
be assessed against the lots or square 1051
abutting on said street; estimated cost,
$1. 123.00 On the east side or First street
northwest, between New York avenue and
N stieet, to be assessed against the Iota
or square (518 abutting on said street;
estimated cost. SGOO. On the east side
or Fifteenth street northeast, tietween
Uale.s street and Maryland avenue, to bo
assessed against the lots or Block 29.
Eosedale and Isherwood Subdivisions. abut
Uns n said street; estimated tost. S9UU.
Lay brick sidewalk on the east side of
Fourteenth street, between Kenyan street
and Whitnev avenue, to be assessed against
lot 20, block 37, Columbia Heights sub
division, esti'iiuted cost. ;:il !!.;;.
Lay cement sidewalk and set granite
curbing on the east side of Connecticut
avenue northwest, between K and L
streets, to be assessed against the kits of
square 16-t abutting on said street; esti
mated cost, $1,335. On the south side of
Princeton street northwest, between Thir
teenth and Fourteenth streets, to be as
sessed against the lots or block 32. Colum
bia Heights subdivision, except lots 15
and 1G of said block, estimated tost,
$1,194. On the north side of HecKnmn
street southeast, between First and Second
streets, to be assessed against lots 91.
92. and 137, square 736; estimated cost,
Pave Alley with Vitrified or Asphalt
Blocks. All nlieys in square 214 not paved
with improved material, to be assessed
against all lots in said square abutting
upon said alleys: estimated cost, 2,228.
All alleys in square 1266, to be assessed
against the lots abutUng on said alleys;
estimated cost. $912. All alleys in north
hair or square 736, to be assessed asaitist
the lots abutting on said alleys; esUinated
cj.su $2,200. All alleys in square 937,
to be assessed against the lots abutting
on said alleys; estimated cot,$l,soo. All
alleys in square 178, to be assessed against
lots abutting on said alleys: estimated cost.
$3,431. All alleys in square G90, to be
assessed against the lots abutting 011 said
alleys; estimated cost,. $5,&7G. All alleys
in square 1244, to be assessed against the
lots abutting on said alleys: estimated
cost. $712. All alleys in square 1012, to
be assessed against the lots abutting on
said alleys: estimated cost, $t00. AH
unpaved alleys irf square 493, to be
assessed against lots 2. 3. 4, 11, 12, and
13, square 493: estimated cost, $450.
JOHN W. ROSS,
W. M. BLACK,
Commissioners District of Columbia.
A MEETING or the stockholders of tho
Washington Safe Deposit Company will
be held on Friday, Aprtl 23, I89i. ror
the purpose of electing nine directors.
The polls will be open at 1" m. and close
at 1 o'clock p. m. SAM CROSS, Secre
tarv and treasurer. nih28-26tni
TO ALL WHOM IT MA Y. CONCERN: We,
the undersigned, having been duly ap
pointed by the court iu equity, cause 13.
22 1 , as receivers, to take charge of tho
assets, continue the business, and collect
all money due the firm of Leonard R.
Vinton and Harrison S. Martin, trading
as Vinton & Martin, at G31-G35 Massa
chusetts avenue northwest, in the city of
Washington, D. C; notice is hereby given
to all who may be Interested to settle all
accounts and matters pertaining to the
business or said Vinton & Martin, with
the undersigned only or upon their writ
JOHN P. SHEPPERD
APRIL 16, 1897. Receivers.
31 R. WILLIAM AVALDIiUKEB,
(Graduate of the Leipzig Royal Conserva
tory of .Music.)
Will receive pupils in piano playing, bo
glnners as well as advanced pupils; also
in organ playing and harmony. For
terms apply at rnusio room, No. 213
st. nw. 111 1)2 2-la
Instruction given at residence of pupil.
Convenient hours. Terms, $2 per lesson.
Address A. TKEUINA. 515 SUi st- se.
A. V. HOLMES.
Mandolin. Banjo and Guitar. Special
Orrer A rineStf.OOTipaldt mandolin, $2.00
instruction book, sheet music and 20 les
sons forSlC. Spring term, 20 lessons, $10.
Studio. Hoomd.bSlP st. mh22-lm
irUULicUTi0N"at Casey's' blacksmith
shop, Bludeusburg. Md.. or one trans
re r wagon, April 23, 1897, at 10 o'cloclc
a. nu apl0,17-2tem
J. WILLIAM LEE.
332 Pa. Ave. X.1V.
Firnt-olnss service 'Phone. 1383.
Morning nnd Sunday Times, 35 cent