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THE tfCOY LYNCHING CASE
Juiy Finds He Was Strangled
l)y Persons Unknown.
POLICE DEFENDED TIIE LAW
Mob Too Formidable to Successfully
Uesist Autopsy Showed Xefjn.M
"Neclc .Not Hrofccu He "Was ChuUitil
to Death Sir. Laeoy Threatened.
UJs House Guarded.
Alexander, Va.t April 2a. -The Jury in
the coroner's inquest, hold here last night
over the body of Joseph H. McCoy, the
negro who "was lynched here yesterday
artcr confessing an assault upon ihe three
little daughters of It. A. Lacey, found
that the deceased had come to Ids death
by strangulation at the hands of a per
son qr persons unknown.. The verdict
further stated that from the evidence
brought before them the jury were con
vinced that tlie police in charge or the
prison had done all that was possible to
keep him out of tlie hands of the mob.
The inquest was held in the undertaking
establishment of J. Demalne & Sons, on
King street, neai Alfred, Coroner Purvis
Common wealth's Attorney Leonard Mar
Imry -was present, and closely fntciiogaturi
thcVituet-ses to see if evidence could be
educed upon which any peis-on or poisons
could be held for complicity in the lynch
.About a dozen witnesses oi me .-maw
were examined, but they were all unani
mous in testifying that they did not tecog
ulze anyone in the mob. All the evidence
also tended to show- that the police had
exerted themselves to the utmost to pro
tect the piisoner.
Tlie jury, which was impanelled yerter
dav morning at 9:30 o'clock, consisted or
Louis Brill, foreman; C. J. W. Summers,
Julius Denielt, Charles Smith, E. War
field, jr., and AV. L. Allen. The inquest
began at 7 o'clock.
The flrr-t witness examined was l)r. "Wil
liam M. Smit h. He testified to having per
formed an autopsy on McCoy Ills death
had resulted from strangulation. There
was a burn on his face as if from gun
powder and it was considerably swollen.
There was a large open wound just above
Jiis forehead and a contusion on the back
of his head.
Witness had cut away the flesh from
the skul! and found no fractures beneath
these Injuries. There were also three
gunshot wounds on the left side of his
breast. None of these wounds was suifi
cicnt to cause death.
i. Snowden, who performed the autopsy
with Dr. Smith, gave substantially the
same evidence. Be further said that he
bad fouud evidence of a contagious disease
on the victim. McCoy's neck was' not
Lieut. Smith, who commanded tlie Kquad
or police, tcsti'ied to the facts as (old in
The Tlmesof yesterday. The first at
tack upon lite station, he said, was lc
tween 11 and 11.20 o'clock at night
He spoke to the ciowd, telling them that
lie and his men would do all in their power
to protect their man, and that he was
sure the prisoner would be hung for his
When the mob leturned at 1 o'clock he
fought as long as he could, but was over
powered by numbers and home outside tlie
station -ho use.
He did not recognize anyone in the
crowd, the witness said, in response to a
question from Commonwealth's Attorney
Robert Knight, the next witness, testi
fied that he was in the station when the
first assault was made. Four men, who
gave their names as Frano Splnks, J. AW
Franks, Charles Armor, and Ferd Knight,
came into the station with the crowd, and
-were placed under arrest. They were
afterward released on their promise to
go home and stuy there for the rest of
"Could they not have been pushed into
the station by the crowd without any in
tention on their part of participating in
the attack?-' asked Juryman Sommers.
"Very easily," was the reply.
William Beckham was also in the sta
tion when theattacks were made. Hlstesli
monv added no new facts to theevidence
"Did it appear to you that the police
didall that they could to rep alt he crowd?"
Foreman Brill asked-
"Yes, sir,"' the witness answered. "I do
not think any band or men could have
withstood thai crowd a minute longer, and
If their number had been trebled the result
would have been the same-'
Policeman Lyles was one of the officers
detailed for duty in the station Thursday
In answer to a question from Foreman
Brill, he said that he thought a large num
ber of persons in the crowd which made
the attack were strangers in Alexandria.
John H. Stridor testified that he is tlie
Alexandria representative of The Wash
ington Times; was in the station-house .n
the nlghtln question: saw both attacks and
followed the crowd to the corner of Lee
aud Cameron streets, where the prisoner
was hanged. He couldn't recognize it sin
Foreman Brill: "Don't you tliink that
the ringleaders were btrangers In town
and came here for the purpose of lynching
"I couldn't say."
Constable Webster, who followed, said
that he was in the station house when the
mob broke in and captured one of them.
The man was a totm stranger to him.
He couldn't recognize any faces, but was
certain that at least two of the crowd who
took the prisoner out were strangers.
Several othci witnesses testified to the
same facts as given above, and the case
was turned over to the jury. They found
the verdict as given after less than five
All Alexandria was still in a state of
ferment last night, and it would have re
quired very little to precipitate a lace
Yesterday, Mr. Lacey received several
anonymous letters, stating that the col
jred people Intended to burn down his
house, and kill his family. This news was
noised about town, and was all that was
needed to complete the excitcmnet among
the white population.
Mr. Lacey was much alarmed, and his
Tear was heightened when alout 9 o'clock,
he noticed a colored man prowling in his
yard, whoso actions warranted the sus
picion that he was an incendiary. He tele
phoned an alarm to the police station, and
Scrgt. Smith, with Orricers Knight, Lyles.
Davis, Rol.-erts, and Bettis, responded im
mediately. The alarm had in the mean
while become known In the streets, with
the effect that people from all di
rections come trooping toward Mr.
Lacey's house, which is situated close
by the colored section of the town.
Before tho police reached there there
were nearly 2,000 people in the vicinity,
threatening dire vengennce agalust any
one who should attempt Injury to Lacey.
No trace of the supposed incendiary could
be found, however, and the crowd melted
away. To quiet Mr. Lacey's fears, a
quad of police were detailed to guard
the house throughout the night.
TO JPHLVKNP "MORE LYNCHING.
Officers Have Concealed Mrs.
Alexandria, Vn., April 2-i.-The negro
Lewis, who was held in the Fairfax
Court House jail, charged with assault
ing aged .Mrs- Ricdell, was last night
taken from lus cell and concealed some
where in the county by Sheriff .Morgan,
who feared that the citl2ens, inflamed
by the news or the Alexandria lynch
ing, would brenk into the Jail and exe
cute the prisoner.
At the time there were about fifty peo
ple in the vicinity of the building, wi.h
more steadily arriving. It was also ru
mored that n. mob of men and boys was
on its way Irani Alexandria, purposing to
take summary vengeance on the negro.
No demonstration had up to that time
been made, but tlie sheriff thought it best
to be on tlie saie side, and therefore re
moved the prisoner to a place of safety.
Up to a late hour, however, nothing defi
nite regarding Lewis wne.cuuoi u, Wu.u
be learned. Aris-ing, no doubt, fiom the
irriit oveitonient attendant aim lonowmg
tlie McCoy lynching, a numoer oi uiiia
were cunent here yestreday iegarding
At one time it was generally reported
1 that ho was being brought to iBMui'iini
on the t:lo train, and throngs ot people
rushed down to the depot to take him from
the hands of the officials who were sup
posed to have him in charge and lynch ,
him. Mayor Thompson hearu oi tue riuuui
and ordered out the Light Infantry.
About 1 o'clock this inoining the knots
or men who lined tlie stitets throughout,
the evening began to diMieisc, and every
thing settled down into quiet again.
DIVOHCli CRA.VTED MRS. RIS1L
Her Title to' Certain l'roperty Coi
firiucd by the Omit.
Justice Hagner, presiding in ecpilty court
No. 2 , yesterday granted a decree to Mary
E. Kusch, nee Kielcs, divorcing her from
her husband, Giles C Rush, who had will
full abandoned her more than two years
Giles C Rush married Mary E. Fieles in
Baltimore on the lSth day or December,
I SSL Two children were born to them,
but both died in infancy.
They lived together in Washington until
in September, 1891, when, as she alleged,
he wilirully abandoned her and refused
thereafter to support her. '
The wifedeclaredln her petition Chntthe
greater part of their property, Including
tlie premises known as No. 1-10G S street
northwest, and household furniture, was
purchased with her own money, but that
the deed to the real estate was made in
his name. Subsequently It was reconveyed
to her, an.l she has ever since exercised
sole control, but that, ut her husband's
instance, the property was encumbered
with a deed of trust in favor of the Wash
ington Loan and Trust Company, to secure
the payment or S,300, the interest there
on having been paid by her.
The petitioner asked that her title to
the property should be confirmed and that
tlie be divorced, with the right to own
and control the realty, subject to the trust.
The court so decreed.
HEATING HOTELS HIS FOHTK.
C. H. Motmce Hudly Wanted by the
C. R. Mounce, who claims tobeadiununer,
and who makes a practice or stopping
ut first-class hotels and living in regal
style without paying any lioard, is badly
wanted by the Washington police and the
authorities of several Southern cities.
Monnce'sgameis an old one and he failed
to swindle the local hostel ries to any great
The man appeared here several days
ago and registered at a well-known Acnue
hotel. He tendered the clerk a baggage
check and asked that his truink be sent
up from the station at once. Investigation
developed the fact that the trunk was a
myth and the hotel people ousted the
gentleman ln short order. Tlie police
say the man has lert a long record of
similar transactions in tlie South, where
he succeeded in buncoing a number of
hotels out of considerable sums. Mounco
has disappeared and the local authorities
would like very much to ascertain his
Capital Cnmern Club Exhibition.
The exhibition of photographic prints
by amateurs of tlie District, which has
been going on for tlie past four days in the
Columbia Athletic Club parlors, bus been
extended one day: that Is to say, today
(Satin day), from 1 to 6 p. m. The parlors
or the athletic club were, so thronged last
evening that It was with difficulty that
tlie visitors could see the prints on the
walls; hence the extension of the exhibi
tion. It will rositlvcly close at 6 p. m.
today. A very successful lantern slide
exhibition was given last evening, at which
the seating capacity of the gymnasium
was more than taxed.
Mrs. Hurtu eU's Convl t on Impn v nj.
Mrs. Hartsock, wife of Rev. Dr. Hart
sock, of Ryland Church, who has been
dangerously ill with typhoid-pneumonia
forthclastiilnodays, was greatly improved
last night. Mrs. Hartsock has a host of
friends ln this and other cities, who -weic
greatlv surprised aud much grieved to
hear or her sudden Illness. She is a mem
ber or the Daughters of the American
Revolution, and ib well-known in Wash
ington and Baltimore.
Disease is like a
devil fish. It has
one body with
arms. The man
who is grasped by
one of these arms
may possibly not
see that it is di
with the others.
Nine diseases out
of ten start from
the same cause.
The arms are all attached to the same body.
Impure blood reaches out in all directions
over the human body. It stretches out a
tentacle and grasps one organ or another.
It attacks the liver and the sufferer is said
to have "liver complaint." It attacks the
lungs, and he is said to have consumption.
It reaches his kidneys, and the doctors say
he has kidney disease and treat his kidneys.
These so-called diseases are only symptoms.
They all reach back to the same cause, aud
that cause is impure blood. And impure
blood is usually caused by imperfect diges
tion. The way to kill a devil fish is to at
tack its head and body.. It might be killed by
cutting off its arms, but it would take a long
time. While one was oemg cut on, otners
would fasten themselves on the victim.
The way to cure disease is to cure the
cause of the disease to go right at the
head of the matter. There is no use treat
ing fivmntoms. Disease cannot exist in a
body that is perfectly pure and full of
bcalthfull, strength-giving properties. It
can be made pure by the use of Dr. Pierce's
great medicine, the "Golden Medical
Discovery." It is because of its wonderful,
blood purifying and invigorating qualities
that this remedy is so marvelous in its ef
fect on diseases of the throat, bronchial
tubes and lungs. It cures ninety-eight per
cent, of all cases of consumption. It stops
lingering, chronic coughs, and builds up
those who are " run-down," emaciated or
debilitated from any cause. It makes sound,
firm, healthy flesh. It makes people strong.
It invigorates the blood, and stimulates the
action of every organ in the body. The
three things that it does arc the three things
that must be done in every case before
health can come. It steadies and strength
ens the nerves; makes digestion, perfect;
makes the blood pure and rich. There is
nothing in the world just like it. There is
nothing in the world that is "just as good,"
though dishonest druggists will sometimes'
tell you so, for the sake of the profit they
will make on inferior article
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THE MORNIETQ- TIMES, SAT UB DAY,
J4U Penna Av
A'. WillariVs Hotel
Treats With Skill
Bora of Experience
All Nervous, Chronic,
Skin anil Blood Diseases.
t: Buurcu oiiiifv."'
and surrerlng among mankind. 'r,.,riili7
fourtlis of the chronic complaints which
make lire miserable can he traced to sonic
form of NiiK VOUS WEAKNESS. It it. con
riueu to no age or oex.
Who, through ignorance
or the careless exuber
ln ,j.,,litfr of losing their health, ambition,
ance of youiniui bpiii.vs,
ii-i, rit.,1 tliitr
M I1U Jlliv" ...--
eneu by traces
of old complaints which time has brought
back at a period when they are most an
Win find it to their advantage to consult
Ur. Walker, whose reputation has bee
established by years of successful practice
ln this city.
All Diseases of a Special Nature Prompt
ly, Privately ani Permanently Cured.
The highest fee charged by Dr. Walker is
S5.0U a month, and includes all medicines.
DAILY OFFICIO IIOUHS, 10 to 0; Sun
da vs, 1 0 to 1 2; Mcndav, Wednesday, Thurs
day and Saturday evenings, U to 8.
earfO.VS. LT ATI O.N KHi'.K.-
Chichester's Knzllnh Diamond Brand.
Orlclnal and Only Genuine. A
src alwara rclUMe. ladies aIt gS
DrazgUt for' Chtchuttr KnqlUlt Ita-JfAX
moud Brand In Jtcd and f.'oM mf utile V Vy
boxes, sealed with blue rtblxm. lukevy
nnnlliM-. Krfuse danatroti Mulltitu .
tiontand Imitation!. At Dragftl!, or pend 4c
la (timpa for particulars, tcitlnioultlf and
"Keller for bndle,"nlfftrr.lij return
SI nil. Ifl.OOOTntlmonlala. Ifmne raptr.
6oM bj all Local I)ruglU. PlIILAMA., l'A.
IDKNTIFIKJ) AS A THIEF.
Several .Peculations Fastened Upon
ti Heeently-Ar rented l'ielqiocaet.
Frances Hughes, the colored pickpocket
who was captured while attempting to
rob a lady in a Seventh street store, has
been identified as the woman who com
mitted several other thefts about the city,
and the police believe her to be a clever
thief who has operated quite extensively.
The woman was brought to police head
quarters yesterday, and later was identi
fied by Mrs. A. J). Spurgcon as the thief
who scoured her pockethook on April 2.
Mrs. Spurgeon was robbed while entering
the office cf Justice Mills, ami yesterday
she untiestitatingly pointed out Frances as
the woman who had followed her into the
Detective Wecdon, who has charge of
tho case, is confident that he can connect
her with several other robberies, and as it
will take several days to secure the neces
sary evidence, the woman will not he
brought into court immediately. Late
yesterday afternoon she was released ou
THE HAKDY-VECKIJAM FIGHT.
The Well-Known Pugilists Will M-.-t,
Hite Peckham has lenchcd the city from
his home in Bradford, Pa., pieparntory for
tils fight with Pat Raedy at the Subuilvin
Road House on the evening or May 4.
1 he men will meet at catch weights, and
the money guaranteeing their nppoatancu
has been deposited with a stakeholder.
Raedy will strip at ICO pounds and IVck
ham a little lighter.
Peckham is in splendid condition, and
looks ruddy and healthy. If Ins wins
from Raedy he expects to get on a match
with Geoige Green, who is known as
Underwriters' Slmd Haiti?.
The Association of Fire Underwriters of
the District of Columbia will give its an
nual plankcd-shad dinner at Marshal Hall
todav. The stm-:-r will leave the Seventh
street wharf at 2 o'clock sharp. The
dinners of this prominent association are
a great feature at the Hall annually dur
ing the blind season, and the committee
having theoneln charge this year promises
that it shall outshine all previous efforts
In this direction. Prominent men in in
surance and other lines of business closely
connected with it will make short ad
dresses after dinner. All sorts of outdoor
sports will have the atteution of the
younger members of the association be
fore dinner. A game of basketball between
the down-town and uptown offices has
Look Out for Your Wheels.
Four bicycle thefts were reported at
polico Headquarters yesterday. Arthur S.
Brown left his machine near tlie corner of
Twelfth and E streets about midnight
on Thursday, and when he returned it had
disappeared. Robert Pollock neglected
to lock his wheel while he wentin a lunch
room last night, and a thier secured it be
fore he came out. Henr yE. Gaither rented
a bicycle to man named Temple ,wlfb rode
away to the country. Mr. Gaither is now
minus a new machine. J.B- Brown reported
tlie loss of his Thistle wheel, which was
stolen from the corner of Fifteenth street
and Pennsylvania avenue on Wednesday
Marriage Licenses Issuied.
Marriage licenses were issued yesterday
Matthew Baker and Fannie Berkley.
Charles P. Yarborough and Sallic V.
Gagle, both of Richmond.
William T. Tyser and Margaret R. Magic.
Does Your TJenrt Flutter? If so,
it's a sign of heart diForder. Don't ne
glect the symptom. Heart troubles de
velop insidiously and rapidly. "I have
used two bottles of Dr. Agiiew's Cure for
thu heart, and have been entirely cured
of palpitation and fluttering of the heart.
I cannot estimate the value of this great
remedy. 1 believe it has saved my life."
Lucy Orr, Alliance. O.
More Troii Me on Seventh Street.
If you will stop in Tennllle's, 709 Seventh
street, and see the crowds being fitted
up in Spring Suits, you will doubtless avail
yourself of the low prices at which he is
selling. Thcrcls noquestion that his prices
and quality lead them all. Look at top
of sixth pnc for bargains. Tennillcis al
ways on tpp.
Americans arc the most Inventive people
on earth. To them have been Issued nearly
600,000 patents, or more than one-third
of all the patents Issued in the world.. No
discovery of modern years has beet) ot
greater benefit to mankind than Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem
edy or has done more to relieve pain and
suffering. J- "W. Vaughn, of Oakton, Ky.,
says: "I have used Chamherlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy ln my
family for several years, and find it to
be the best medicine I ever used for cramps
In the stomach and bowels." For sale by
Henry Evans, wholesale and retail drug
gist. 93S F stieet and Connecticut avenue
and S street northwest.
I -fiil Ss. Vb'Ji
The World of '.Business.
" $ : 4
Wall Street Ve4tbrfliiy.
New York, April 23, TqdtVy'fstock mar
ket was inactive to a degree, approaching
stagnation. fluctuations were iriegulu,'
ami as a rule exceedingly narrow. As on
many occasions of late they reflected the
vagaries of board toom traders. There
was no evidence tliutproresslonul operators
above that grade took any active interest
in the almost lifeless speculation. The
room traders professed to he' Influenced
in their small operations by the news
from the Levant which, sas u ..matter of
Tact, was too conflicting to permit of the
forming of an intelligentophiiou as to the
events of the day or the status of the
opposing forces. This mattered little,
however, to those bent on hcalping frac
tions. Indeed rumors tliat werestartedwicli
in the walls of the exchange answered their
purpose qulte-as well as actual news. Lon
don contributed nothing of value to the
situation, business there being restiicted
by a Hebrew holiday and uythebegiiiningof
the fortnightly settleiuentiu milling shares.
Jn no stock, reducing half stock to full
shares, did the transnuuouo iuui uiuu,uuu
Those that received thii most attention
Avoru United States Leather preferred, Chi
cago, Burlington and Qulncy; Sugar. St.
Paul, Aiiiisrieal Spirits, and Tobacco. The
last two were exceptionally heavy. The
street continues to attach undue Importance
to the abMiaca of a quorum at the annual
meeting of I hi; stockholders or tlie Ameri
can Spirits Company. As already noted
the failure t! secure a quorum may have
been due entirely to the apathy or the
stockholders, ir It was intentional, It is
quite as reasonable to assume that tlie
larger interests in the company did not
care to give an opportunity at this tifne
Tor mischievous inquiries regarding the
conduct of the busing, as ft is to assume
that there was a desire to withhold an
annual statement that would doubtless re
flect the unsatisfactory condition of the
industry during the last fiscal year. The
majr.ritv or the list closed slightly higher
or unchanged, as compared with yesterday,
and the'only noteworthy net declines were
on the few stocks that receive attention.
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N. Y. Slock Exchange, 1-321 F street.
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The market was hesitating and unsatis
factory yesterday. It looks to many as
It the next decided" tendency would be
downwnrd. Today may repeat yester
day's stagnation and it may immediately
develop the downward movement. !lhe
advice in either case, not to buy, seems
Western Union Is one of the stocks not
to buy. Weil Is said to be selling it. In
addition to the bear arguments chronicled
in this column yesterday there is a report
out. now that another loan or Balti
more and Ohio secured by Western Union
has matured and the collateral sold out.
There is also renewal or the talk or re
duction in the dividend the second Wednes
day in June.
The story comes from an authoritative
source that the Chicago Gas Company has
cut the price of gas on tile North Side to
80 cents per 1,000. This Is a cut of 10
cents under the price of the Ogden Com
pany, customers of Ogden ?gns having re
ceived proposals from the Chicago Gas
Company, to furnish thein gas nt the
above rate. This is a cut of 20 cents
iu the established price of gas in Chicago.
It was said yesterday morning that the
refunding scheme of Lehigh is likely to he
announced soon, and that tt contemplates
that the present consolidated s shall he
refunded in a -1 1-2 per cent liond, bear
ing the guarantee of the Jersey Central.
Later iu the day an officer or Jersey
Central stated that the story was prema
ture, if not entirely unfounded.
Mr. F. D. Cnrley, of the Monetary Trust,
says': Slight indications or trouble between
Turkey and eoiiic or the Balkan states
will be sufficient to develop caution In the
lilgh financial circles of Europe. We doubt
whether the Hebrew houses in New York
will be courageous buyers for two or three
days. The underlying conditions in this
country are growing stronger' every day,
but the top of the market will be held back
by larger war possibilities.,
We anticipate hesitating an1 stagnant
market for Saturday.
Chesapeake and Ohio, for thij Second week
in April, showed an increase of earnings
of $7,868. ', ,
The oninion that Union Paciric has
reached its lowest level and is now going
up is probably well rounded. Everything
is in favor of this. The assessment under
the reorganization is likbly jo be $10,
and perhaps more, even $.15. Hut the re
organization is likely to tfe a miceens, too.
It ought not to be long now' bemre the
road carna dividends, f
With much other bull wheat newBOf a
most convincing character Llndblom sends
this toSllsby fromC. A.Pillsbury.orMinne-
"The legitimate situation is getting so
6trong up here that winter wheat is go
ing to repeat Itself and actual, wheat is
going up to about a dollar a bushel, no
matter what Ib done with the options.
Most, careful investigations show we have
already sold to be shipped more than we
have to spare. The only thing left on
the market now is poor No. 2 regular ln
Chicago, which is so poor that nobody
wants it for milling, but they way the
July option is working, if looks us though
someone would take it and pay for it
One of the most reliable men, just re
turned from the. North and West, says there
not. 1 per cent ot seeding north of Minne
sota is done. Under 'the most fnv
l-ble circumstances wo may get seedin
done as early as Inst year, which waspretty
late. If we have more unfavorable cir
cumstances, a large portion will not be
seeded with wheat at all. The Kansas
State crop reports make the condition of
R. Oh T)un & Co.'a weekly review of
trade will say today:
rr either Turkey or Greece had been
wholly burled in the sea, markets might
have been" arreuted less than by the out
break of war In Europe. Like a fire in
the heart of a crowded city, it raises the
question whether a general conflagration
may spring out of it. To this possibility,
and not to the direct Influence of cither
Turkey or Greece upon the world's money
or produce markets, was due the excite
ment In grain and stocks. As the un
known is magnified, American markets
were much more flighty than European,
where the possibilities have been dlscusecd
and partly discounted for months. But
the uncertainty remains and will affect
movements or money- and staples until It
disappears, creating a larger demand for
American products at higher prices, caus
ing hasty speculative selling of securities
at times, but also more continuous buying
bv foreign Investors, and not improbably i
inlluencliig the attitude or foreign powers
on questions Important to this country.
The past week, like otner or iaic, inn
witnessed starting of operations by sev
eral iron works; and especially in black
sheets Tor tinning, and yet prices of pig
iron and unfinished products are lower, the
demand not yet equaling the supply, but
wire rods cannot be supplied fast enough
at $21.70; nails are strong, and a few
more structural orders are pending. East
ern works also have orders for 15,000
tons stee! rails. Failures for the week
have been 213 against Z:'.S last year.
Bradstreels' will say:
Tlie change in conditions underlying
trpnernl trade. While slight tills week, has
been in tlie direction of improvement For
more than a fortnight demand in nearly all
commercial and industrial lines has been
uiirprislugly dull, after the revival winch
characterized a i art of March. The inter
ruption due to the Easter-holidays had an
influence. The depression in iron and steel
continues, and Bessemer pig and steel
billets have reacted another 25 cents a
The outlook favors an increase In labor
disturbances to resist midsummer wngiis
reductions. The bituminous eool mining fn
dustry la worse off than the anthracite-,
with rumors of strikes, which promise to
Have' an unfavorable influence on other
thnu the iron and ste:l industries. Trade
in wool is quieter. There is less life in the
wholesale dry goods trade, and little re
lief has been experienced, l.-jtwithstanc"-, ;
the large auction sate of cotton goods last
week, buvers continuing to supply Imme
diate needs only.
The weik's bank clearings throughout
the country reflect the holiday liiterriii
tions and the disappointingly small volume
ol' trade or late. The total ror the past
sly. business days Is $014,000,000, 2.r. per
cent less than last week, and 8 per cent
less than in the week of April, 189G.
Wtisliiiiti'iM! .-mock .Market.
Sales Lanston Monotype, 12r. at 0 1-i.
After call -Washington Loan and Trust,
21 at 120.
it. s.ra. K inn Q -1
U. S. Ts, t 1007 Q J
II. S. 4s. W "
II s. 6V IW'I O F
112 1 '!,
ls. ; it
1 2 113
5s li'tfJ a-year Fimiling" '
JH lac -:.0-year l-uniHiii gom ...
7s 1901. Water .Stock" currency..
"s lDj.1. -' atcr Stick" currency.
"KuiulhiR" currency :'.GT3
Met. Tt H5s.l9i'
Met It RConv. Cs
Met. K R Cert, of Ii.delnediicss ..
hit Hit . i"2l
Ecklnetmi u ns
Colu ' hla R R''8- ,JM
Wash Gas CV Ser A. T". imfi....
Wash Gas Co. Her II. Vs.liOI-'Ja...
Clics.itul Rot Tel 5's. IS&ll-HWI......
Am Sec it Tr .Vs. KwU. l.i -a
... nr. X-. Tr rfH. A and O. ill.ti....
Wash Market l o IstO's. IDW-Wll.
7.0 Orntlred annually ; J"J
Wash Market Co imp tTs. '?;-' ;:" ,,
U'.ol. UnrtntCnnit'iiPs. II!--'.. IvJ
Masonic Hall Asoci.lion -.'a. H-00. i
Wash Lt inr istos, iwi
NATIONAL. HANK STOCKS.
Hank oi Washington
Bank or Republic
Fanners' and Mechanics'..
Coin nl la
.. ID '
SAKE DEPOSIT ASP TUUST COMPANIES
Nat. Saro Deposit and Trust 115
Wash. Loan and Trust D8
Ainor.Seeurity anil Trust "J
Wash. Safe Deposit
Capital Traction Co
GAS AND EI.KCTIUC LIGHT STOCKS.
U. S. tilictric Light
T1T1.B INSUKASCE STOCKS.
Real Estate Title
Cliesaneako and Potomac '02
American Graphoplione ajii
American Graplioplione. pfd l'J
Pneumatic Gun Cairiago oO
Mctgenthaler Linotype (new) 119V 2"
inistou Alllll tVDi9 " u'
Washington Market 11
Great Falls Ico H"
Nor. ami Wash. Steamboat
Chicago, April 23. -Today the foreign
markets were all easier, as expected, but
the bullish considerations of today origi
nated hearer home. The early advance on
which May wheat sold up 1 cent from the
closing price of Thursday was as much
as anything else on what is supposed to be
a Kansas State report, making tho condi
tion of wheat in that State 80. It is de-
I nlcd that any State report on winter
wheat in Kansas has been Issued, and, be
sides, the condition is exactly that given
by the government of Kansas two weeks
The market opened at a fair advance
over the previous close, halted a little,
and on the Kansas report sold up to 74 1-2
for May. The crowd bought wheat early,
while the Kauffmann people were again
liberal sellers. A break to 73 1-8 for May
jN'eurulKln, Gout, unrt Uyspepsin
Cured Wltn olynlce Oil
Temporarily, every day from 10to 12and
2 to C.1710 F st. nw
11 Jl. HAINES' HOLDGS SPECIFIC CURES
It can bo givori witl
tlie patient in cofleo,
Direct a permanent am
nnlinlll a n mrulimf. .if
hook of particulars free, to be hurt of n
F. S. William- & Co.. Oil, SI.. X. VT UtoMnjiin, n.
GOLDEN SPECIFIC CO.. Prop s. Cincinnati, 0.
JEB-Wllte for their " Boo oo Morpbloe HaMt," oalleil Irce.
Should be read daily bv all interested, as
changes may occur at ally time,
FOREIGN MAILS for the week ending
April 24. 1H7, close promptly at this
office as follows:
'Printed matter, etc. -German steamers
sailing from New York on Tuesdays.
Thursdays and Saturdays take printed
matter, etc., ror Germany and specially
addressed printed matter, etc., for other
parts ot Europe.
White Star steamers sailing from New
York take specially addressed printed mat
ter, etc., for Europe.
The American, Canard and French line
steamers take printed matter, etc.. for
all countries ror whicli they are advertised
to carry mail.
AlailH tor Sotitn unil Central Atner
juii. West indies, &e.
SATURDAY-(1) At G:2D a. m. for Bar
bados directand Wortn D.-aiil, via I'araand
Manaos, per s. s. Origcn, from New York,
(d) At I :05 p. in. for Newfoundland, per
steamer from Halifax. ..,,
Malls ror ..ewrouniuanu, oy ran io ii.ni
fnx, and thence via steamer, close here
daily except Sunday at 12:05 p. m., and
on Sunday only at 11::55 a. m.ld)
Malls lor Miquelon, by rail to Bjston, and
thp'ice via steamer, close here daily at
3:20 p. m.(it)
Mails for Cuba (except those for Santi
ago do Cuba, which will be forwarded, via
New York, up to and Including the 10:o5
p. in., close Wednesday), close here daily
at 't P n-, for lorwatding via steamers
sallinir Mondfvs and Thursdays from
Tort Tampa, Fla.(e)
ii. ti,. r..i m i.vim. nvi-rlnnil exepnt thnsn
ror Oampeelie, Chiapas, Tabasco and Yu
catan, whfch will be forwarded via New
York, after the Wednesday iverland clr-se
uo to and including the 10:05 p. m., close
Fridav), clirfe here daily at 7;10 a. nUd)
arn. fnr Am.trn.11.1 (excent those for
Wesi. Australia, which are foiwarded via j That no person being the owner, proprle
Eurone). New Zealand, Hawaii, Fiji and ( tor, lexae.i. maiiatser, or 8titx-ri:t-ii'eiiC of
s-'amoan islands, per s. m. jioijouui, jioiu
San Francisco, close here daily up to
0:30 p. in.. April -i.iiw
Mails for Chiua aim .ji an. iji.-i i.
lona, from Tacoina, c!o.ce here daily up
to ::) p.m.. April IM.Jcl)
Mans ror the Society Inlands, per ship
Citv of Paptiti, from San Francisco, close
here dally up to 0:30 p. m.. April 4.(d)
Moils for China, Japan and Hawaii, per
a ... rn.- nf ivkint;. from San Francisco.
clt- here daily up to G:a'J p
cio'c here daily up to G:30 p. m., April
.tuils for Australia (except VV est Aus
tralia), Hawaii and fiji Islands specially
addiiAk-d only), pt-r s h Micwera, rrcrri
Vnncouvr. close here dail v after April 24,
up to 0:30 p m., May 1(d)
Malts ror China and Japan Ispeclally
addressed onlyM'er s. s. Empress of China,
rrom VaiU'i'ver. cl-e here daily up to
0:30 P- m., May3.(d)
.i.ii.. lor a, it .viui, per s. s. Australia,
from San Francisco, close here daily up
to "May 12, 0:30 p. m.(d)
TRANSPACIFIC MAILS are forwarded
(,, a.. , i-. .! .11... .I1HI me I
schedule of closings Is arranged on the j
pici- i.noi inwii Liiinieii upie.i oei
(n) Registered mall closes at 10 a. m.
(b) Registered mail closes at 1 p. m.
(c) Registered mail closes at 0 p. m.
id) Registered mail closes at 0 p. m.
(e) Registered mail closes at 1 p. m.
Tuesdays and Saturdays.
JAMES P WILLETT. Postmaster.
1333 F STREET N. W.
Deposits received. Check Looks furnished.
Made on listed stocks and bonds.
UNITED STATES HONDS,
Cash or Margin.
OUR FACILITIES FOR DEALING IN
ALL KINDS OF SECURITIES AND SPEC
ULATIVE COMMODITIES CANNOT POS
SIBLY BE EXCELLED. THEY INCLUDE
AMPLE CAPITAL AND EVERY POS
SIBLE FACILITY THAT COULD CON
TRIBUTE TO TIIE SUCCESS OF AN IN
VESTOR OR OPERATOR.
Call or send for Dally Letter and Circular.
KXCLUSIVE PRIVATE WIRE TO OUB
3 1 and y"J Hroadwny, New York City.
T. E. WARD & CO.
CORSON & MACARTNEY,
Members or the New York Stock Ex
change, 1-110 F st.. Glover building.
Correspondents of Messrs. Moore Jc bchiey,
Bankers and Dealers in Government Bonda.
Deposits. Exchange. Loans.
Railroad Stocks and Bonds and all securb
ties listed on the exchanges of New York.
Philadelphia, Boston and li<imore bought
A specialty madeorinvcstmentsccurltlea.
District bonds and all local Railroad, Gas,
Insurance and Telephone Stock dealt in.
American Bell Telephone Stock bought
and scld. inblti-tf
T. J. Hodgen & Co.
Brokers and Dealers,
Stock, Cotton, Grain and Provisions,
Rooms 10 and 11 Corcoran Bulldine,
Corner IStli ami F street8, and r0 "tli. st nw
The National 5afe
Ofthe District of Columbia
CORNER 1 5TU ST.AND NEW YORK AVE.
Chartered by special act or Congress,
Jan.. 1B07. and act or Oct., 1800. ao.l
Capital, One Million Dollars.
CURES SKIN DISEASES
SEARCH'S TETTER OINTMENT
IOC. STARCH'S REMEDIES. IOC.
was rollowcd by a rally on reports of cash
business. So far export sales of 00,000
bushels are reported, although part of
this cannot be satisfactorily confirmed.
The difference between May and July
narrowed to 1-2 cent, the deferred de
livery being relatively stronger. This Is
in face or the fact that export houses are
bidding openly In the pit for cash wheat.
ChlciiR" Grula uiidl'rovision "Market.
Corrected daily by W. B. Hibbs & Co.,
Bankers aud Brokers. Members of the
N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1421 F street.
I. E. WARD k CO.
N'uw "York Cotton Marker.
Open. II teh. Low. CIos.
7.I.U 7.13 7.U0 7.('3
7.14 7.15 7.12 7.17
v 7.13 7.20 7.11 7.!7
a:.':::...".. i& ".- 7-n 7-is
UFI0K or the toiiiu.lsUor.ers of the
District of Columbia, Washington,.
Anrtl 22. 18l7 Ordered: inui. pursuaiiu
censes to proprietors of theaters m tho
City ot yvl..ngtoa .District, o r t olnmtto.
to me joiiil rcMjiuuuu
, ulatlons concerning the use ,( 'c"Pn"?
Ot uuiiuwgs anu si""'""' " - .ri,n
or coiumbiu, are Hereby made: l. rnac
it shall be. ana is hereoy umutv the doty,
of the owner of any preniises or
building, situated in the District oC Co
lumbia, to proude and furnish such prem
ises and building with adequate facilities
for heating, ventilating and llgh lug the
same, aud with proper and suliicieut wa
ter closets or privies; to keep the roor
thereof, tight and in good repair; and to
cause the yard or area, or both, to oo
so graded aud paved that all drainage
shall flow freely rroru all parts or it-into
such sewer traps as may nave been pro
vided Tor that purpose, or ir there be
none, shall How away rrom any Inhabited
building on such premises. U. That Jt
shall be the duty of every person occupy
ing any premises, or any part or any
premises, in the District of loiumbia, or
if such premises be not occupied, of the
owner thereof, to keep such premises or
part, an:l all buildings, yard, stable.,
grounds, and outhouses connected there
with, ciean and wholesome; ir, upon in
spection by the Health Officer r an in
spector or the Health Department it be
ascertained that any such premises, or
anv part thereor, or any building, yard;
stable, grounds, alley, or outhouse con
nected therewith is not In such condition
as herein required, the occupant or occu
pants or such premises or part, or trio
owner thereor, as hereinbefore specified,
shall he notified thereof and required o
place tho sums in a clean and wholesome
condition: and tu case any person shall
rail or neglect to place said premises or
part In such condition within the time al
mwiii tiv s.-iid notice he shall be liable to
the ncnaltlas hereinafter provided. 3.
any store, raciorv, worKsnop, or otuer
structure or place'or employment where
workmen or workwomen are employed ror
i wages, snail caus'., psruiic. or aiiow me,
: same, or any portion or apartment there
I or, or anv room therein, to be overcrowded,
i or inadequate, faulty or insuiritient la
' respect of lighting, heating ,or ventilation.
Kverv such store, factory, workshop, or
place" shall be kepi in a clean and whole
some condition, and, as far as practicable,
free Trom all gases, vapor, uuhi., or oinet
impurities generated by manufacturing
processes or otherwise, and injurious to
health. Sufficient and separate urinals
and privies shall be provide! for male ana
female employes. 4. That no person shall,
Iu the District or Columbia, use any build
ing for anv purpose ror which it has noti
been lawfully used for a period of thirty
dnvs, at least, immediately preceding
the promulgation of these regulations, un
Ipss said buililingis 1 ocated and rtmstructed
in accordance with the requl'enients of
the laws, building regulHtions, and
health ordinances in force in this Dis
trict governing the location and construc
tion of buildings intended to be used
Tor such purposes. 5. That no loom in
any tenement or lodging-house shall be oc
cupied as a sleeping room, unless there
are at least four hundred feet cubic con
tents fnr each nerson therein not less
I than ten years or age The Health Offi
cer is hereby autnonzeu, in r.is juug
ment it is necessary to secure compliance
with this requirement, to ca-ise to be af
fixed to or near the door of each such
room a placard stating the number or
occupants allowed under this legulation.
aud shall, In any case where such placard
has been amxed. cause a notice stating
such number to be served on the owner,
agent or person having charge of the.
premises- No person having authority to
prevent shall permit to occupy any SKCh
room as a sleeping room any greater num
ber or persons than are specified on such
placard, ir any, or otherwise authorized
under this section- 0 That it shall
be the duty or the owner or owners of
everv teaeinnnt or lodging house to provide
a suitable place or places In connection
therewith for the reception ir garoage and
other refuse matter. 7. That whenever
thereshall be more than fivefarn besresid
Ing in any tenement house in which tho
owner does not reside, there shall Ik; placed
therein bv the owner or owners, lese, or
lessees tlfcreor, when requiied by the Com
missioners of the District of Columbia, a
janitor, housekeeper, or some ether re
siHinsihle person who shall reside in said
house and have charge thereof. . ThaC
no person shall uk an v tenm"nt or Ioi"ing
house or any portion thereof, as a place
nf ktnraep for an v combustible article, or
any article dangerous or detrimental to
health. O. That no old rags, paper or other
like refuse material gathered or recovered
from anv source shall be brought into or al
lowedto remai.t Within any building used as
a dwelling- 10. That the Health orriocr
shall examine, or cause to t e examined,
any building supposed or reported to be
In an unsanitary condition, and make a
record of such examination; or the loca
tion of he building: the pirposes for
which it is n&ed, and the names of the
own-r and lessee and occupant. If, after
such examination he shall deem any
structure or building, or part thereof, or
appurtenar.ee thereto. In such contrition as
to endaneer ihe health of the inmates
thereof, or or those living ln tte vicinity,
he shall serve upon the occii nun's a no
tice requiring a vacation or said structure
or building, und also serve, or cause to bo
serve J, a notice in writing upon theowner,
ngent. or other partv having interest In
sah I structure, requiring the same to be
put in proper condition within si ch timo
as he may direct: and it shall thereupon,
be the dtitv of said interested rarty or
parties to comply with and execute the
order oi the Health Officer under the penal
ties for failure as provided by section.
12J of these regulations, unless an ap
peal be taken, as hereinafter provided.
Uron dejiosit of S30 to cover fees for
an examining commission, the interested,
party mav appeal within forty-eight
hours in writing to the Commissioners
or the District, who shall appoint a com
mission to determine the question at Issue;
said commission shall consist of two dis
interested and competent physicians and
one architect, resident's of the District,
who shall be raid for their services noC
exceeding ten dollars each upon the
certificate or the iieaicn urncer. in
case of a decision adverse to the appel
lant, it shall be the duty of the appellant;
to complv therewith when tlmy notified
thereor in writing by the Health oriicer.
11 That the term "tenement' wherever
used in these regulations shall be held
to mean any building or portion thereof
which is occupied or is intended Tor oc
cupation as the residence of more than
two families living independently of one
another, and doing their cooking upon tho
premises: and the term "lodging house,''
wherever used in these regulations, shall
be held to mean any building or portion
thereof in which persons are lodged for
hire for less than a week at one time. 12.
That anv person violating, or aiding or
abetting hi violating any of the nroviMnns
of these regulations, or interfering with,
or preventiutr anv inspection authorized
thereby, shall be deemed guilty or a mis
demeanor, aud shall, upon conviction In
the l'ollce Court, be punished by a fine of.
not more than one hundred di4l.irs or by
imprisonment in the workhouse for not
more than ninctv davs. or bv .th such
fine and Imprisonment, in the discretion
or the court JOHN W. ROSS, GEO RGB
TRUESDELL. WILLIAM M. BLAC3C,
Cinnmlssioners D. C. 1 t-em
Loan & Trust Co.
OFFICE, COR. 9TH AND F STS.
PAID-UP CAPITAL. ONE MILLION.
Loans m any amount made on
approved real estateor collateral aC.
Interest paid upon ('"posits on.
dallv balances subject to check.
This company actsas executor, ad-
registrar and ln all other fiduciary
.Boxes for rcntln burglar and flre-
proor vaults Tor safe deposit and
storage of valuable packages.
JOHN JOY EDSON President,
JOHN A SWOPE Vice President.
11. S. CUMMINGS 2d Vice President;
JOHN It. CARMODY Treasurer
ANDREW PARKER Secretary
SILSBY & COMPANY,
Commission. Stock Brokers,
013 Fifteenth St, 'Phono SO;-;.
Con-egponilontwof KobertI.ltnHilnm.tr Ca
t AMERICAN SECURITY
AND TRUST CO. 2
Money to Loan. f
This company has mono' to loan $
on listed collateral securities at g
lowest rate or interest. 5
J. J. UELL, President
W. B. Hibbs & Co.,
Ii AX KERB ami BROKERS.
Members Jfc-v York Stock. Sxc't-in.;
1427 F Street
LADENBURG. THALM.VN.' A Ox.