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LIGHTING UP THE STREETS
Bids for Furnishing Electric Arc
Differences In tlio Offers of Two
Hivnl Companies Aggregate
About $12,000 Per Annum.
The bd3 submitted to the Commission
ers for furnishing electric arc lamps for
street lighting In this city -were opened
at tlte District building yesterday. There
J 'were but two bidders, and these the
rival companies -whose previous compe
tition has excited so much interest, and
whose discussions have extended over
the past year before the Commissioners,
the Congressional committees and the
The result of yesterday's bidding -was
a s-irpnse to all interested, and upon the
surface of affairs seems to have placed
the Potomac Electric Power Company at
a disadvantage, not only in that part of
the city east of Rock Creek, and in
which it so recently established connec
tions at great expense, but in the terri
tory -west of Itock Creek, also
The bid of the Potomae Electric Tower
Company was atthemaxlmumratc, $91.25
per lamp per annum, allowed bylaw. This
bid vas all the lamps on its old lines, west
of the creek, and Its connections, east
The proposal of the United States Com
pany wus also at the maximum rate,
$91. 25 pet annum on all of the lamps
- the company is now lighting, but there
was a radical reduction elsewhere. On
all or the streets where arc lights are in
use vost of Hock Creek, the hid of the
United States Compunj was $25 per lamp
perannum; for the lamps between Jefferson
place and Madison place, on the noitli
sldcof Pennsylvania avenue, $25 per lamp
per annum: for all on the north side of
New York avenue, between Thirteenth nnd
Fourteenth streets, $25 per lamp per
annum; for tvv o lamps on the colder of
11 and Thirteenth streets, $20 each per
year; foi all others now supplied by the
Potomac Electric Power Company, $20
per lamp per annum, with a Stipulation
that the Commissioners shall furnislt to the
United States Electric Lighting Company
duct room free of charge in the conduits
laid by the Potomac Company, and "which
arenndeistood by'thc competing company
to be under the control of the District,
by contract, for the placing therein of any
electriccable to be used for public service
The effect of thlsbidof the United States
Company which most concerns the public,
probably, Is the saing that -will be made
in case of Its acceptance by the Commis
sioners. The difference between its offer and that
made by the Potomac Company is in some
instances $71 25 per lamp, in others $70.25
per lamp, or an aggregate of over $12,000
per annum. Tor this sum, it Is said, about
1500 new lamps may be established in
other sections of the city.
The basis of the claim of the reservation
of ducts in the Potomac conduits, to which
the United States Company referred, was
in the published declarations by the presi
dent of the Potomac Company and others
when -the controversy over the present eon
tract was carried before the committees
of Congicss One of these, made by Presi
dent Crosby, was, In substance, that two
ducts had been reserved In his conduits
for the use of tho District. "When asked
for what purpose they were to be re
served lie Is said to have replied: "For
any purpose to which the Commissioners
choose to putthem," or words of that im
port Ho is said to bave gone further and
stated that should tho Commissioners de-
sire to introduce electric light wires in
the reserved ducts they had the right to
do so, "even with tho "wires of another
company, but that the reservation was
particularly with the view that the Dis
trict might eventually own an electric
President Crosby is said to have been
seconded by Commissioner Truesdell and
It is understood the United States Com
pany has the pi In ted executive documents
which contain these statements, broadly
made, and that the officers of tho com
pany, in making the offer quoted, are dis
posed to throw upon the Commissioners
the responsibility of saying whether or not
these ducts may now be used for cheapen
ing the cost of supplying lights along the
thoroughfares designated. They wilLclalm
that the ducts were "dedicated" to the
city, which, in the matter of donating
grounds for street purposes, is a btrong
word, that admits of do recession arter the
title is once thus acquired by the District.
In other -words, the party who dedicates
has not the right to reclaim the propcrty
-withont tne consent of the people of the
The Commissioners have, of course, done
nothing In the matter. The bids are not
yet officially before them, as each of them
said yesterday afternoon. They -were
opened, but the report of the committee is
not yet ready for submission. That there
will be n contestover the matter is antici
pated, and tho two rivals in the electric
field have shown staying qualities in s
fight such as seems to be promised .
There were other bids opened yesterday.
These -were: For 1,000 naphtha lamps,
"Washington Lighting Company, $10.80
per lump per annum; Pennsylvania Globe
Company, same, $20 per lamp; Washington
Gaslight Company, tame, $20 per lamp;
Georgetown Gaslight Company, same, $20
per lamp. For incandescent lighting, To
tomno Electric Power Company, $20 per
lamp per annum. These latter lamps are
confined to the territory west of Bock
Creek and are few In number.
Anti-Cigarette Bill Passed.
Springfield, 111 , April 80. By s unanl-
, rnous vote the house today passed the antl-
THE M'EUIE VERDICT
Defendant Found Guilty en Two
Counts of the Indictment.
NOT GUILT! ON THE OTHERS
Tlie Jury Convicted Jliui of Violat
ing the Statute Covering the- Fel
onious Taking of Public Docu
ments From Any Person Know
ing It to Have Been Stolen.
The Jury in the case of the United States
vs. Philip McElhone yesterday returned a
vesdict of not guilty on those counts of the
indictment which specify a stealing or
larceny, and on two out of the six counts
which cover violations of the special act
referring to thcielonious taking and car
rying awnj of public documentstirom some
other person a Addict of guilty was ten
dered. The effect of the verdict is to ac
quit MoElhone of stealing the manuscripts
fiom the Congressional Library and to con
vict him of taking three of them from -some
person, with the presumption that hu had
au opportunity to know that they were
the property of the Government.
The jury returned the verdict at 5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. His counsel Imme
diately gave notice of a motion for a new
trial, announcing that It wouldbe filed with
in four days .
Previous to this a motion was made iu
tho district attorney as not a proper pro
cedure. The question of admitting the defendant
to bail then came up. McElhone's counsel
wanted him released on the bond already
given, but District Attorney Davis ob
jected. He said the penalty of the bond,
$3,000, was notsufficient.andhesnggeated
that It be Increased to $5,000. Besides, he
said, the stipulation of the bond, In view
of the decision as to the indictment under
section 5,403 was defective; the bond was
no longer valid.
.Mr Shllllngton contended that the word
ing of the bond afforded sufficient secur
ity. Justice Bradley, decided, however,
that he could not accept the bond In its
present form. The penalty of the bond
might remain at $3,000, butit would have
to be framed anew.
District Attorney Davis again objected
to the amount, and said there should be
It was finally agreed that the attorneys
and sureties should call at the residence
of Justice Bradley at 8 o'clock p m with
a bond prepared for his approval .
At the appointed hour Mr. McElhone, ac
companied by his counsel, appeared before
Judge Bradley at his home and furnished
a bond In the sum of $3,000 pending the
hearing of argument for a new trial: His
sureties are Messrs. Nicholas H Shea, of
No. 632 Pennsjlvania avenue, and jr;orge
W- Cissel, of Georgetown.
District Attorney Henry E. Davis wus
piesent, representing the Government.
Justice Bradley began his charge to the
jury upon the close of tho district attor
ney's argument, at 3:05 p. m. It wus fin
ished In less than thirty minutes, and the
jury retired. At 4:45 the Jury returned
to the court for further instructions The
foreman stated that they did not fully
understand the Instructions as to the sec
ond and twelfth counts in the indict
ment, and upon reed's ing the desired In
formation they again retired, to lecurn
in fifteen minutes with the vcrdlcc.
The result was not altogether unantici
pated, after the request of the Jury for
McElhone betrayed no more excitement
upon hearing the result than he has ex
hibited throughout the trial. He has from
the beginning kept close to his counsel, and
frequently made them suggestions, indi
cating his keen appreciation of the situa
tion. The indictment under which McElhone
was convicted, charged him with taking
and carrying away from its place or
deposit certain valuable manuscripts, the
property of the Government, with guilty
knowledge that they had been stolen. The
papers specially mentioned are the "William
"Williams' letter; the roll of the regiment
of artificers, and the Cortland commission,
signed bv John Hancock. All of the other
papers mentioned in the three indictments
"were eliminated from the case by reason
of insufficient evidence as to some, and the
direct evidence of Turner, that McElhone
was not implicated In the theft of others.
imprisonment not to exceed ten years, or
fine and Imprisonment, In the discretion of
There were able arguments made on both
sides. The attorneys for the defease made
strong pleas for the acquittal of the ac
cused, and took advantage o f every point In
the evidence which could be turned In his
District Attorney Davis closed for the
Government In an exceedingly strong pre
sentation of tjic Government case. One of
the hardest trials of his life, he said, was
as a "Washingtonlan, to appear in a court
of Justice to prosecute the son of a "Wash
ingtonlan who had In his lifetime made
so honorable a record. His duty as a prose
cutor was inflexible, and ho asked for con
viction because ho believed the evidence
supported such a verdict. The defendant's
letters to the New York dealers were read
by the district attorney, and dwelt upon
McElhone remained In the custody of
the marshal until his bond was supplied.
Ho -will remain on ball pending further
In charging the Jury Justice Bradley
eliminated from the case counts three
and four, five and six, seven and eight,
and said the case 6hould be considered
upon the remaining counts.
The Justice said that if the Jury found
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thattho defendant ad taken either the
roll of tho regimental artificers, the Dirt
land commission, the William "Williams
letter or Thomas Paine letter from its
place of deposit in the Library, tho ver
dict should bo guilty. Some of these
pipers were surrendered to the officers.
The court said of these that If the de
fendant had them in his possession -with
the knowledge that they were the per
sonal property of the United States, the
verdict should be guilty. But If satis
fied that he had only such as he' had
gotten from Turner or if he did not
know where they had been procured, he
was not guilty as charged. If- after
weighing all of the testimony a reason
able doubt existed, tho Jury should give
tho accused the benefit of the doubt, and
return a vet diet of not guilty.
In respect of the testimony given by
Turner, the judge said the prayer of th
defeusewas granted. That, is, they should
take the testimony with caution. Tho
court could not, even if It would, throw
out Turner's testimony. It was a part
of the case. The jury had a right, how
ever, to consider the manner of his taking
the stand and the circumstances attending
it, but It was given them for what it was
worth, and should be so considered.
Ill AFTER TIE TARIFF
Annexation Favorably Regarded,
But the Time Is Not Now.
STUDYING THE SITUATION
Warships to Be Ordered to Honolulu.
Japanese IteNtlehMieHH Does Not
Occasion Anxiety Here Mikndi.'rf
Government Uiis No IIoBtile Sont.
uieut Against Thin Country.
Unless some overt action on the part
of Japan should hasten a crisis, the Ad
ministration -will do nothing in relation
to the proposed annexation of Hawaii
until after the tariff bill becomes a law
Everything must give waj to this meas
ure to hasten it through the Senate, and
the Administration will not permit any
measure, no matter what, its character,
to delay the- tariff bill If it can be 'avoid
ed It is a case of tariff first, last and
After the bill becomes a law the Ad
ministration -will have more time anil in
clination nnd less to hamper it, and it
will immediately turn Its attention to
Hawaii. It Is an open secret about the
"White House aud in the departments
that President McKJuley looks toward
annexation with much more than a favor
able eye, nnd it is believed that as soon
as he gives outward attention to the
Hawailans it will bo with a a lew of an
nexation It Is known that he has :nade
himself thoroughly familiar -with the sub
ject and the situation, and that he is
following every movement connected with
the islands with the most careful ecrut
iny. It was no mere chance that caused the
great Philadelphia to be sent to Hawaii
to relieve the little third-class war vessel
that was there, Just at a time when tho
Japanese were becoming restive and de
manding that two war vessels be sent by
their Government to the inlands. It was no
mere chance remark, that President Dole
made to an officer that annexation would
They were both the result of the long
and quiet negotiations that have been tak
ing place on the part of this Government
and Hawaii, and in a measure show thu
hands of each. The Government thoroughly
realizes the extremely delicate situation that
Japan has placed it In through the demands
made by that government in behalf of Its
Immigrants, and will use the utmost caution
consistent with dlgulty, to pacify Japan,
but whether this can be done remains to
It was learned yesterday that, with the
cccptlon of Secretary Sherman, all the
members of the Cabinet are in favor of an
nexation, Japan to the contrary notwith
standing, and that Mr. Sherman will not
Interpose any obstacles to an annexation
treaty when the time arrives for action
None of the members of the Cabinet yes
terday, when spoken to about Hawaii,
would discuss the subject at all. It was
learned, however, from an authoritative
source that the question of sending one or
two more war vessels to Honolulu has been
under advisement for some tlmo. it is
considered quite probable that the battle
ship Oregon, when repaired, will be or
dered from Tuget Sound to Hawaii, prob
ably arriving therein July, when Admiral
Beardslee will be relieved of his com
mand of the Pacific station and turn over
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bracing all the latest and most fashionable novelties of the season. Our $7.50
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money for. The same will apply to the $9, $9.75, $12.50, $15, 18 and $20 ones.
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Special offerings in Children's clothing for today.
Our entire stock of Noveltv Suits in Juniors and Sailor Blouse reduced.
250 Boys' Combination Short PaHts Suits, with extra pants, 12 different pat
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100 Boys' Combination Suitstwo pairs pants, stylish plaids and mixtures,
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Boys' Fedoras andDerbys reduced $1.00, only 85c; $1.50, $1.00; $2.00, $1.65.
Full line Children's Furnishings Neckwear, Shirt "Waists, Collars, Cuffs, Hos
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Continental Clothing: House,
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thenatural result of remarkable low prices and the high-class of Shoes we are sell
ing. The following special items .for TODAY are only samples of the great shoe
values which will attract the crowds of prudent shoe shoppers to our stores every
business day during May:
Tan and black Oxford TieB
or soft, reliable kid,
With flexible, solid soles.
Good $1 values at
Brown and black Kid Boots;
Alkthe latest shapes
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WM. HAHN &
the flagship, Philadelphia, to his suc
cessor. Rear Admiral Miller has been ordered to
relievo Hear Admiral Beardslee, but since
he received this order he has besa given the
command of the Brooklyn, aud will g v 1th
her to England to take part iu the Jubilee
celebration. It was Insinuated yesterday
that when Admiral Miller leaves Knglnud
ho may be in possession or orders to go to
Honolulu. It was also said that Capt
Howison, now commandant of the Boston
navy yard, would relieve Admiral Beards
with Hawaii, and when there he was popu
lar. He is said to be an excellent man to
carry out the policy of this Government.
In the same connection the name of Com
modore George Dewey is dally mentioned
in thcKavyDepartinenc. Therein absolutely
no doubt but that at least one more war
vessel will soon be seat to Hawaii.
"The Government," said a high official
yesterday, "is not alarmed or annoyed by
the rejmrts of Japanese rcstlessneu and
loud war talk. That nation has not re
cove red from Its victory over China yet, and
It feels as ft it owns the world. A lltUe
bluster will da no harm to any one, but you
may rest assured that the Japanese will do
nothing more than bluster. IT the tariff
bill passes Ijy August 1, you will hear of
un annexation tieaty being presented to
the Senate by-September 1 In the mean
time, thOi .United States Navy will stand
by Hawaii in nil acts repressing illegal
The reports of a hostile reeling exisUng
against this country by the Japanese v,-as
denied a,t tho j Japanese legation. They
deny that Japanese emigrants liave been
rrused admission to Hawaiian ports, and
they do cot look upon the sending of the
Philadelphia to Honolulu as an act of
menace on the part of the United States.
The Marion, -which is now at Honolulu,
is expected to be.reca'led shortly, and as it
is customary to keep one United States
vessel atiHonolulu, the Philadelphia was
sent to relieve hc Marlon.
The officials of the legation say that
the 25,000 more or less of Japanese labor
ers tn Hawaii are contented and well paid
and on tho best of terms with their Ha
waiian employers The Hawaiian republic
some time ago made a treaty with Japan
by which protection was guaranteed to
Japanese emigrants, whom they were de
slrcus of obtaining to wo upon thesug-r
plantations in the islands, and up to the
present time no complaints have been of
ficially made to the Japanese government
on account of violation of the treaty. As
the Japanese recognize no trouble as ex
isting in Hawaii, and no hostile reason be
ing suggested to their minds for the send
ing of the Philadelphia by the United
States, they do not regard her arrival at
Honolulu except in the light of an ordinary
Contests His Father'si Will.
Udgar M. Bane, son of Moses, deceased,
filed a caveat yesterday in contest of his
father's will, alleging undue influence of
the testa tor's wife, Lucy L. Bane, and also
charging that the will is, In fact, not the
last will and testament of the deceased.
The will was dated February 20, 1897.
The widow was the sole beneficiary. She
resides at Xo. 2017 Portner-Tlace. Her
husband died March 29, 1897.
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to tax ixhlijita:cciis.
CongicHHiiiuii tLevvin WorJcInjr on a
.Law fur That l'lirpowe.
Albany, N. T., April 30. The f riming of
a national law taxing Inheritances is being
considered by Congressman James Hamil
ton Lewis, of the State of Washington.
Mi Lewis has notified State Comptroller
James A. Roberts, that he is at work upon
such a measure, which he will introduce
In Congress. He has requested the State
comptroller to furnish him with a copy
of the Dudley inheritance graduated tax
bill, now awaiting Gov. Black's action
A Quarlct of Injured Innocents.
Several small boys met with painful ac
cidents jesterday aud were treated at the
Emergency Hospital. James Story, a sixteen-year-old
colored boy, caught his hr.ud
in a printing press and Dr Lawrence hud
to amputate one of his fingers Otto Muug
litz, a fourteen-year-old newsboy. v.us
lilt on the hand with a piece of lead pipe by
Rube Burke, and two or his ringers were
broken Dr. Lawrence reduced the iruc
tures and Policeman Oriani arrested Burke
and locked him up in No. 1 stat'on 1'oivtn
the charge of asrault. Alexander Walsh,
twelve years old, living at No. 101 Four-nnd-a-half
street, was teasing a dog v ith
a I one and thu canine turned it-ou the lad
and tore Into rags a portion of his trousers,
and at the fame time inflicting injuries
to Alexander's flesh. Dr. Hooe cauterized
Fred Jackson, fourteen years old, stuck
a rusty nail in his foot and gave Dr.
Hooe considerable trouble in extracting It.
Fell and Crumbed IIIh BreiiNtbone.
George T Imloy, a wire worker, livmgat
No. 1676 Valley street, In Georgetown,
fell two stories from a scaffold in the new
city postoMce yesterday morning, and was
seriously Injured Imloy made a ml'-stcp
while stringing some electric wires, and
losing his balance fell about twenty-rive
feet. He was taken to the Emergency Hos
pital In an ambulance, where it was found
that he had sustained a broken breastbone
besides several cuts about the head and
face ami several sprains and bruises. His
condition is not serious, and last night he
was reported aaxlolug well.
A Snd Telegraph Menage.
Miss Lane, of Moncgrnl, Me , stopping
-with Mrs Higgins, 910 Massachusetts ave
nue northwest, received a telegram jes
terdav announcing Uic death of her brother
and his wife and child, but giving no par
ticulars. Miss Lane left for her home
by the first train.
Col. John Tracey Somewhat Bettor.
ThccondlUon cf Col John Tracey, Super
intendent of Charities, who has been ill
for some time at Providence Hospital, was
reported as somewhat impioved last even
ing. He had spent a quiet day, and was
rcsUng easily last night.
"West Indian .Earthquake.
News of an earthquake In Guadaloup
Island, West Indies, came to the State
Department today in a telegram from the
United States consul there The telegram
was dated Pointe Aquitre, April 29, and
read as follows: "Severe earthquake;
loss heavy; many injured."
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liULJSGS BY' SECRirTAUY ALGEH.
JCHpionuso nud Time-Keeping Sys
tem Over Ifoiployes Abandoned.
Secretary Alger Is about to do a-way with
the syrftem of keeping the time of the
employes in the "War Department, and "will
placo the men on honor. This system of
espionage and tlme-koeplng has alwas
been very obji'ctlonable to the employes,
and the Secretary believes it to be unneces
sary and undignified
Gi-n -Alger yesterday also defined the
duties of the Assistant Secretary of War
They will be practically the same as here
tofore, with the exception of the Lestowal
of the medals of honor Thete "will be
handled by a board composed of the Sec
retary, general commanding the Army, ad
jutant general, and chief of the Record
and Pension Division
SPECIAL OTIC IS.
day morning, iiav 1, the Metropolitan
Coach Lompauj -will run a line cr coaches
rrorn i!2d and U sts nw to 10th and U
sts nw , Ma 11 st. and Vt ave , at -which
point rice transfers will be given to and
received rrorn the Metropolitan Street Car
Companj. fare, (5; lrve cents, car tickets
or aiij Mtrret car line ol this cltv gcod for
fare, six tickets for 25c, to be had or diiver;
good on all cars, coaches can tie chartered
ror parties, balls, etc E. A. NELSON,
A SPECIAL communication of Naval
Lodge, Vo 4, F A. A M.f will be held
SATURDAY, .MAY 2, at 4 O'CLOCK P.
M sharp, to attend the funeral or ourlate
brother. Charles "W. O'Neill Brethren of
sister lodges invited; dark clothing
I H McCATHRAN,
By order of the W. M. Secretary.
TAXPAYERS of the District of Columbia
will take notice that the undersigned
has received the duplicate of asscsmeni
of the real estate tax for the year, ending
June 30, lb97, upon propertv designated
as"couutv" real estate, and will he read j
to receive" payment of the tax at this ot
rice from anu arter the Tirst day of May,
lb97 Bv act of Congress, approved
January 21, 1696, the tax for the wnoie
ear becomes due and payable May 1,
lb97 Oa so much of said tax due May 1,
1897 as shall not be paid before the first
day of June, ensuing, shall, thereupon, be
in arrears and delinquent, and a penalty
of one (1) per cent on the amount shall be
added, and on the rirst day of each suc
ceeding month thereafter, until the same
shall be listed, for advertisement and tax
sale, in the manner prescribed by exist
The second half of the tax levied on
property in Washington city, real and per
sonal, If not already paid, will become
due and paable on the first day of May,
1897, and if not paid dunng said month
of May, a penalty of one (1) per cent "will
be added oa the first day of each suc
ceeding month, until the same Is paid, or
otherwiseproceeded with as the law directs.
Attest: E. G. DAVIS,
myl-6t Collector of Taxes, D. C.
FINANCIAL condition, December" 31,
1896, of THE FIDELITY MUTUAL
LIFE ASSOCIATION of Philadelphia, Pa.
published in accordance with the act of
Congress, approved July 29, 1892:
Total assets, as per detailed
schedule hereto attached.. ..S2,690,18 81
Tot jlpremlumsrecelved dur
ing the jear 1,508,613 82
Interest and other cash re
ceipts for the jear 60,937 07
Lases paid during the j ear.. 090,060 30
Expenses, salaries, taxes and
commissions 629,832 51
Losses reported S74,000 00
Losses resisted 7,000 00
Lasses In process of adjust
ment 18,000 00
Losses adjusted, but not yet
due 39,500 00
All other liabilities 280,210 89
Total liabilities $41S,710S9
Total assets S2,090,yiS31
Total liabilities 418,710 89
Net surplus S2.272.207 92
NET OR LNVESTED ASSETS.
Cost of real estate in cash,
Loans on bonds and mort
gages 225,798 54
Loans secured by collat
erals 21,686 74
Loans on policies, reserve
included in liabilities.... 37,020 49
Interest-bearing notes se
cured byllensonpollcies.. 53.918 43
Cash value of bonds and
stocks owned by the asso
ciation 26,399 51
Agents ledger balances, se
cured 254,218 77
Cash In banks and offices.. JJ1.355 15
Interest due and accrued.. 54,199 72
Market value of real estate
over cost 35,53190
Mortuary assessments, speci
fied on polu ies from which
losses or current year will
be paid 992,333 00
Total assets 52,690,918 81
(Signed) L. G. TOUSE, President.
W. S. CAMPBELL,, Secretary.
Sworn and subscribed before me this
28th day of January. 1897.
SAMUEL L. TAYLOR,
Commissioner for District of Columbia.
F. F. PHILLIPS, Manager.
16, Metzerotfbldg., Washington, D. C.
29, 1897, MISS FANNIE A. TERLEY.
aged forty-six years.
Funeral services at residence or R. A.
Charles. Glen Echo, Saturday, at 2:30 p. m.
Burial private at Bcechmont, Md.
McCALLA-On Friday, April 30, 1897,
at 10:15 o'clock p. m., JOHN M. Mc
CALLA. M. J)., a native of Lexington, Ky ,
son of the late Gen. John M. McCaJla, of
the same city.
Notice of funeral hereafter. It
(Baltimore Sun please copy.)
MATTHEWS Suddenly, at 7 p. m., on
Friday, April 30, ELIZABETH MAT
THEWS, at her late residence, Jfo. 427
Six-and-a-half street southwest.
Notice or funeral hereafter. It
WALTER On Wednesday, April 28,
1897, at 9:05 o'clock p. m., AIMEE ES
TELLE, beloved daughter of Emma A.
Walter, aged twenty years and three
Funeral from her lata residence, No. 333
H street northeast, on Saturday, Mav 1,
at8:30a. m. RequlemmassatSt.Aloysius
Church at 9 o clock. Friends and relatives
invited to attend.
J. WILLUk-M LEE.
832 Fa. Are. N.W.
Fir&t-class ervlce Thoue, 13g
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ing istKoro; l! a
Cloths aiv svel'
carefully dr ic t r
skillful tailors- -trimmings
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side and ,J! we
and hold .eil .
than nine-tenths c
Suits stare fc ,
Corner 7th and F 5ti.
No IJranch Srt In aii
o'clock p. m , ?
premises, parts v
In squaro 3hh,
running oack t? -by
two briak d m
aud 516 10th
lug In rear; also
having :.'4 feet S
feet b inches di-j
rear being pretjttc
ir Ktrot: umirh, rr.
should give tt
'lcrms or sale
and two yean
deed or trust 01
at thn nnrinn
chasera? srwi ri, -n
erty -when stro . arf "
?Jv at Purcha r' .t.
WILLIAMS & ' a jcstrtt.
10 A LR.
DEPARTMENT ' JUSTICE
ton, D. C., .1. to, '.&"
posals will be f jc.tA iX
Chief Clerk, DtpsrtsaW
2 o'clock p. ra , ThwrtO
supplying the t SMisattnt
the following arum i'1?
fiscal year endlsg j je
tionery, fuel, lu?-, rotrJii -and
washing tow. Jsmw
other information ,1H f
Chief Clerk on svpfWiiion
inent reserves ie r gu- t
and to reject n;or tilt'
bids. aplG 2.7i8tif
INTERSTATE r, fRJH
Washington, I C , gg&
proiMtuiis will b - rt- iivtj
til 2oclockp. Ei, aL'jwIi i
at which time rbj d
opened in the n-i
dtrrs. fnr fnrmxl ttr n t. . ..
supplies during fci -alye,-
laneuus articles a- mi- b
are also invlcec t -r
paper from the t
ing towels. BIc .' t
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reject any and t.
defects, and to t -. i
and reject the o' j(. F
posals, with sp' . .
ments to be mc f-
and also the ..
ably to be req. -
nisned on applb r
faithful performance s
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ton Sealed prv- j.
the Department -t latii
6th day of Mar d j fWui
partmeut with Mi ery m
eons articles, ii .. ter
Ice, ror the ea t dmttm
which will be st
proposing to bl
and all bids. 01
anybid.orame d ttoqaa4
article in the t tiv-u ,
bidder will be requ.ed jfr
imi it uauu, wi a ew
of 52,000 as a U3
rormance or the
awarded him. eusmp
be lert at the "Stalls'
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of State. aj 0,12,17
PROPOSALS-r . Tsr
Agriculture, Ce of
Washington, X O . Apr
proposals in de "en'-
conditions, wt :
day. May 6, 1 " Ic
S Department ygrM
exal branches. j ir
ing June 30, 1 toll
Stationery, du im
material, and s eC r
plies, lumber is
painters material r
forage: car seat, r. i t-i c
broonis, brushes ..
carpets and vvartuni
hardware sup-Til" jir
plies, maps: rrm
chase of wast'
talned upon a
Division of the .
Bureau. Pers p
the schedule a -cles
upon wine' i
Bids must be s -r
Secretary ot'gf n. n
with instructs ita Kivn c
JAMES WILSOU S-'-tar
apl0,12.17,15.2' f '
washing towt v
sion of Fish an' .-ri
-C , AprU 10,1 " ?.
bo received b r -Commission
un i 1
or May, 1S97.AI 2 .
time and plaw t'i
presence of at ?
nlshing such c ax,
dered during t .i
30, 1S9S. Blc .'
mg towels. T r
au3' and all b du
fects and to acft t
and reject the tat.
posals, with sj '
me i its to be m
and also the es
to be required f
J. J. BR1CE,
ton, April 1
will be recelv
1S97. to rural
stltntlon, U. S
during the fis 1
Chemicals, woe i
ers, food for aj I
oils, etc., hart,
sale of waste
made only to - t
of or dealers lc
reserved to w '
any or all bid .
forms with si
and further it
plication at th
rial, etc. Of
until 2 o'clock
plumbing nnd e1
for tho use of
Ofrice during t .
30, 1S9S. Seal
received at th.
material for tl
June 30 1S98
and all bids a;
tionery, fuel, i
complv, may It
the Bureau c
12 o'clock noon
licly opened iti
furnish at the 1
of meats, groci
Ice, milk, breac
der ror the fis
1808. IBank r.
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